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Far and Near. A PATENT REVERSIBLE MAP. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Far and Near' A PATENT REVERSIBLE MAP. ( This,' aaid the enterprising contributor, I ' is a map illustrating certain phases of the Chinese* Japanese war.' | 4 Wo never touch upon such matters/ said the editor. 4 This is a fashion gaper/ 4 Good !' cried the enterprising contri butor. ' That being so, you can use this same map for a pattern. Cutting, up here along the Corean boundary ana ' running down here and ending up at Peking will Siva you the finest pattern for a winter olman, suited to a woman of 40, you evor saw.'
AN AMERICAN LEGEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
AN AMERICAN LEGEND. Once upon a time the Cadi gave out that be wished to dinoover and reward the subject who had contributed m*et to the happiness of mankind during the previous year, and hun dreds of young and old men gathered abont him to be questioned. 1 Wdl/ queried the great man of the flrst whomhequeetioned, *what have you dono to deservothe reward?' * O, Cadi/ answered the man, 4 1 was trav eling over your kingdom all last winter, tiud though I met thousands of my feUowmou, mid the weather was unusually severe, in i-o cue | instsnoe did 1 ask % person if this whs cold enough for him.* - j 4 Inat's pretty good/ replied the Cadi, I 'and you will doubtless obtain the reward. | Stand aside, however, while I question the j next.' j 4 O Cadi,' said No. 2 ashe came to tlie front, 4 you must recall how* infernally hot it was all last summer. There were days and days when the oobblestones wero hot enough to fry baoon on, and a man might sit on a lump of ioe and ye* feel that his toes ...
District News. SUTTON. Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
x+++,H'(,+,M,+W,l'+4,+f++,W,++tx ! District News* ! + '1 + SUTTON. From our Correspondent. BalnfUl. ' Since my last we have had splendid rains here. It puts one in mind of the seasons we had years ago. The grass ig growing wonderfully. Farmers are all hard at work getting in their crops, although the rain is keeping them back a good deal. So far this month 3 inches have fallen.
MR. O'GRIN'S REPORT OF THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
MR. G'GRIN'S REPORT OF THE SHOW. ? - 1 | . [Bv Cdticoba.-] I Mr. McGLDtt and m&e'f (Mr. Dubbleyou O'Grin), for manny years naborly naburs to «ne another benaith the shaddow of the moighty Bricky's Range, had a hot atgimint some few weeks sinse. We were just in a dacent naborly sort of way passin' the toime o' day across the sthringy bark intangle mints that divoide our squattages, wmn ncuium sez 10 me . 'Are '00 goin' to the show, O'Grin?' ' Well, sez Oi, ' Oi moight, only Oi think it is an onlucky year ; it's the 13th year, you know, McGlum.' 'Thirteen,' sez he; and be started to count on his finders. ' You're wrong,' sez be, ' it's fifteen years sinse the furst show woz held in Queanbeyan.' 'Faith, it isn't,' sez Oi; 'its thirteen years right enuff.' 'Oi'U wager you a bottle o' Byrnes' best rumilade yer wrong,' sez McGlum. ' Doue,' sez Oi, and Oi smoiled down me back, for didn't Oi have the skedool in me pocket, and there j ou the cover, plain as the nose on a Jew's face, ...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Mining. Mr. J. Shepherd, of Bywong ' Reefs, is still raising rich stone. I hear he is crushing about 502 a week in his small bat tery. Recently , he had the misfortune to break part of his engine, which necessitated his taking the part to Sydney 'to get it repaired. Messrs. Walker ana U;Hara, I believe, have found a new reef which looks very well. It is a great pity the mining authorities would not take more interest in the. welfare of small fields like these. For instance, if they would erect small batteries in some central place on the fields and .crush for say from^s to 10s per ton, there would be a lot- of inen making good livings on them. I myself know where there are Aree or four good reef® that would go half an ounce to the ton, butjit is out, of the :C[ues tion to think of working Jhem; under ' the exisdag ^circum stances, for ' the carting and5 enisling eats i£ ail up ; cdnse I quently the gold' stops in the groundL
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
[?] We direct the attention of our readers to Mr R. A- Harkins'' advt. .ion another page in which he states that in conjunction with Mr W. W. Harkins (late operator at the North -Melbourne -Dental Hospital), he will carry 0111 bis dental business at his rooms, - Monaro-street, at Sydney prices..
Goulburn Circuit Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Goulburn Circuit Court. At the Circuit Court opened at Goulburn yesterday before his honor Mr Justice Pring (Mr. \V. Tighe Crown-Prosecutor), the following charges were listed for trial : — Fran- cis Herbert Cottam, charged with murdering jonn v_oppm at yuean beyan ; Roy Wood, breaking and entering and stealing - at Towrang ; Ebenezer Atkin, sending a threat ening^etter to Florrie Brown ; John Jones and John Barry, breaking and entering and stealing at Willeroo ; Albert Edward Armstrong, break - jug and entering and stealing at G'uineacor ; William Luke Weekes aud George S. Weekes, sheepsteal ing at Clear Hills ; Eliza Lucas, at tempting to murder her child at Queanbeyan ; Charles Robert Pilley, charged with assault witli intent at Dalton ; Allan McDoiifitd, alleged parricide.
SHORT STORY MADAME LA CROSSE. I. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
8HOHT STOItV &ADA.ME LA. CROSSE. X To my tost Mmo. La Crosse waa guilty of innuendo would be misleading, for the phrase suggests conscious wrong-doing, and it waa a peculiarity of Mmo. La Crowe Hint she never did consoiounly do wrong. Thu mhr» representations which eplced hor conversation would often hare proved a much I cab datigor ous form of slander if she had not beoo 00 thoroughly Imbued with the notion of her own belief So them. If anyone had accusod her of a love of powor, eho would hare replied with perfect satisfaction that no human being ought io desire to Influence hi# fellow-creatures, sinre wo are wiso enough none of us to do that : and that, 19 for loving power, there was not ouo thing eho was 00 thankful to bo spared. Yet undoubtedly the senso of power ww very pleasant to her at the moment in question. A email, fragile girl of twenty, with soft pleading nyes and ddicato Jewish f natures, sat in the low chair before her, quivoring with oontrolled agitation, and...
Cooma Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
ftwiin Btoir JEnaadKiQii the prizewinners re-' :;ierred ]to, elsewhere in this issue, the 'following awards were secured : — . ^Blood/Stallion, Massey's Epinicibn ; rStsllion for breeding remounts,. Epi riottrPoajr Jump. W1 Robinson ^Jid Jl de Salfe divided for second ; a? fUgh H^oteyt
A WHEAT FOR THE DRY COUNTRY. MR. FARRER'S EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
A WHEAT FOR THE DRY] COUNTRY. KB. FABBEB'S BZVEBZMSVTB. [From the Daily TEI.Kr.RAi'ii.] It is from the family of ' maca roni,' or duram wheats that Mr. Farrer hopes to breed va rieties which will be suitable for the very dry zones of New Sputh Wales and probably of Australia. The macaroni vafteties are the staples of the immense dry wheat districts of Russia ; little else is grown in Algeria ; and of late there has been extensive pro duction of this class of grain in those parts of the United States where the rainfall is in sufficient for the growth of the ordinary bread wheats. A little while ago Mr. Farrer collated for official publication some striking . extracts from some bulletins .with regard to maca roni wheats, prepared by Mr. Carleton, the cerealist of the United . States Department of Agriculture, who made spe cial trips to Russia, for thi pur ?-se of studying his facts, his official indicates the macaroni wheat district of East Russia to be in a general way the Volga regi...
Auctions [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Auctions We diraw attention to the under mentioned forthcoming auctions, viz. : On Thursday, 20th. inst., at Hungerford 's sale-yards, at 2 p.m., Tiros; Maxwell will submit no . mixed sheep, also- a herd of dairy , cattle, horses, and the racehorse Veffmaxi on the same date, and at tbe same . place and hour 'XL. W. Moriarty & C01 wiU sell 370 z mixed -sheep.. Oni Thursday,, 27th inst., at 12 noanv Thos. Maxwell will sell under instructions fromMr , R. H. Pollard,, whoi is leaving the ^district, tlie whole q£ his household .iumiture and;, effects.!
ASTRONOMICAL ECCENTRICITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
ASTRONOMICAL ECCENTRICITIES. I From a popular standpoint, probably the moat memorable event relative to the light of the variable stani occurred in 1572, whan the brfllisaey of a star fa the conatellatiop of Catoiopeia -ao increaaed as to eoUpee foi^B time all Us stellar companions, surpassing Sirios, Vega, the planet Jupiter, ana equal ling Venus whan lit her bngbiest, so that it became visible wt noonday. This was the star so attentively observed for a period of seventeen months by the Danish astrono mer, Tycho Brahe ; and few events in the story of the heavens have created greater excitement than its advent- shortly after the horrors of the St. Bartholomew massacre, amid general consternation, superstitions of the populace, fear of comets ana dread of the worm, announced as imminent bv the astrologers of that time ; and, despite the oft proved gronndleaaneas of the supposition, many people regarded it as a reappearance of the famous star of Bethlehem and looked I for the second c...
Scientific Notes. A TEMPTING TRAY FOR THE INVALID. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Scientific Holes. ♦ ? \, J TEMPTING THAI FOE THE IKVALTD. If there ia one thing in the world, that ought to he considered and h»vo : epecial supervision, itiathe tray that goea bp to the poor, aiok man or womaa'e room- Not' only should the'food be looked after, but the daintiest diahee ought to be eel do ted for it. The trouble is that when one has to prepare a bay three times a day one ia apt to grow j c&rdees, especially ii tho illness la a pro- 1 longed one. | Not long since azi invalid etvid to me, 'Let] me give yon m subject for one of your house* I ; hold , journals/— «nd it was tho one I am writing about. She aaid not enough thought waa given to the diahea ; that a choice little cup and aaaber, or pretty butteidish; and em - broidered cover, a snowy white napkin, nil this attracted your attention, and you thought more About it than the fsod, and were enooutafed to trj and eat a little, although vou had no appetite before. Many tray has beea aent to ? aiok person's roo...
VALUE OF ROYAL CROWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
VALUE OF KOYAL CKOWNS. Begal crowns are an exponsixe luxury for - the people of from kings to presidents. One of the most coptly crowns in existence is that of the king of Portugal. The jewels which ornament it are valued at £1,600,000. The crown which the Czar of Bnsdu wears on special occasions is also one of the most preoious in the world. The oross which sur mounts the cro\7n is oompoBad of five mag nificent diamonds resting on a large unout but polished ruby. Tho small crown of the czanua contains, according to authorities, the finest stones ever strung. The crown of the qiecn of England, which is valued at £360,000, contains a great ruby, a large sapphire, sixteon email sapphires, eight em eralds,' four small rubies, 1,860 brilliants, 1,273 rose diamonds, four pear-formed pearls and 209 of othor shapes. In hi* etate-oluthes, Including the crown, tho sultan of Johore wears diamonds worth £2,500,000. His ool lar, his epaulets, his girdle and hu cuffs sparkle with the preoious st...
Essayist. AN EXPERIMENT WITH CONVICTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 18 April 1905
Essayist. AN EXPERIMENT WITH CONVICTS. An experiment in the treatment of con victs is abont to be inaugurated in the state 1 prison of Massachusetts, at Oharlestown, I whioh may, as expected, be of much praotiosl benefit in behalf of prison reform. It ia something like a return to the system of solitary confinement, although in this case the prisoner will be allowed to decide for him - self if he desires that mode of li*e during the period of his incarceration. A convict aoiofr i thft will see no one but his keeper, but will be given plenty of exeroisc and go^dj whole some food, provided with Work and be kept in a oomiortable ceu. xne evu atter euects 01 the present gmgarious method of keeping convicts will, It is believed, be prevented by the new system. Many men who depart from the path of propriety and are made to suffer for it legally go to prison with a de termination to reform and n lead good livee when their sentences expire ; bnt thsr are thrown constantly Into the nompaniob...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
Our monster parcel of Amounting to £875 6s 6d First Cost, Has just landed in Sydney ex sailing vessel West Lothian, and will be £?03 THE kCGTEAIIAlT PSO&LE 1 Ei TT A T-T7'T~\TQ DENTIST,- of Qneaiibeyan, . i\_. JlLj^L-IA-IvXI^ O iu conjunction with ? .. W. W. HARKINS (late operator at North Melbourne Dental Hospital), Wishks to draw the attention of the Public of this District to the fact that he has now been 12 months a permanent resident, and has a surgery fitted in the latest American Style. His Motto has always been : ' gCOfl UlOfli *P«fflS fOJ1 TtS«H.fI There fore, when in need of the Dentist', ask advice from some of R. A. HARKINS' ralienlsT You are then sure to become one of his Patients a!so, and as the prices are now the same as at Sydney you will be the galn\Ve absolutely guarantee PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS at 2/ each, and without any after effects, such as faintness or swelling. If anybody can prove that we cannot do this, we will forfeit jQiojioj to the Quean beyan Hos...