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A Goulburn Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
A Goa',I;n:-u Weaiing. ^A wnsvoiNG was cclebralvl at Gouib'.ii'ii 0:1 Wednesday evening last, h?l\vec:i Mr Charles Taylor ar.d Miss lidith 1'ow'cr, d;-.ush'.'.'r of tb; lnte Mr 1*.. i:o\v'.cr ( we'.l-knowu in Queaubevaii -. The ceremony war, l);rfor:ncd at ' Gleiv.Io'.ver, Liiliont .strtct, the re-::de;i:e of llie bride's inollicr. 1'he bride was attired in a costume 01 grey voile, tri.ur.iid ivitli til!: and white chiffon, with \vrcp.th and vei'.. The bridesmaid was .Miss Korrie I'o-.vler, lister of the b'ile, avA f!ii was dr^siinl in vleux ro-e. with iri;i:inins'sof wliite c!]C4iireaiid lace. The bridegroom's gifts !o the bride and bridesmaid were gold bing',cs. Tb: hor.eymoon ivi!l hi -\-v.t iii Tiis'.naiiia.
Bicycle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
Bicycle CKito. A coiurrfiTTKE meeting was hew on Tuesday night, the president (Mr. R. Hayes) in the cliair. The business dealt with was the drawing up of a programme for the carnival on the Prince of Wales' Birthday (Slh Tune). It was resolved after discussion that th: amount of prize money do not exceed ^25, and expenses in connection with the running of the carnival to be limited to £i\ The principal event will be the Quean l/eyaii Wheel Race, 1 miie, prize /,'[ 3/10/ . There is also to be a handi c.ip for club members o;i!y. prize tro|-!iy. The preparation of the lraclc (to gether with Oliver dctnils) was left to the discretion of tlie secret. tv, luce secretary, and treasurer.
DUCKS BRAISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
DUCKS BRAISED. Cut the ducks into quarters, lay Qiem in a stew-pan and sprinkle tbem over with Hour, pepper and salt. Fry the pieces is butter until they an - light brown. Then pour the fat out ol the pan, aud in its plaoe put a half-pint of gravy. Sprinkle a little floor over the piece*, and add a glass ol port wine, a bunch of sweet herbs, a small minoed onion and a little cayenne pepper. Cover tbe pan closely and allow the contents to stew for twenty minute*, which will be sufficient to cook them. Then take out tbe herb; skim off all the ftt, put tbe ducks in a dish, pour tbe sauce over them and serve.
Queanbeyan Auctions. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
Qaea.nlieran Auctions. - -ON^Tuesday *est, Mr. ? W. E. OldfiaM.vyiU.co^uct apatl!e,safe at &iij&0ri$rSr&ytjrds.J£:-' ' '; ?' '''' .-£$3:ilifcsaai'EaatEMas3r. Maxwell and Woodger will submit HrCough lan's property in Atkijison-street, without reserve. Duyers are also reminded that the sale' of Mr Pol Iardjs furniture and effects takes place ou Thursday, at 121100:1, at the premises, Mottaro-street,
ROAST TURKEY STUFFED WITH CHESTNUTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
ROAST TURKEY STUFFED WITH CHESTNUTS. The turkey should be drawn and trussed aa io the ordinary way for routing. Have fifty chestnuts boiled until tender, remove their shells, take off tbe skin and mlnm tbem very fine. Take the marrow of two marrow bones, cut it up small, mix it with the minced chestnuts and ttufi the turkey with tbe migrant. Fix s piece of bnttered paper over the breast and baste well while roasting. When it it sourly done take off the paper, natte tbe turkey well with batter, sprinkle a little salt over it and dredge it with a little flour. When, nicely browned, dish up and serve with brown gravy sepuatelv. If tlie turkey bo of a moderate- sire U-e time for roartug will be about two heart. DelieeV method ini'at follow! : Select a good-sized, fet and fender turkey ; tinge and draw it, cut off Uin logs and nook, ud re movr Ida light*, which would spoil the ttn(Dng ; wash tbe inside and'wipeit dry. Remove the sinews from half a sound «f lean veal, nnu tbe rtringt from...
The Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
S^la BaSiltir. Thj; irro-vs proceeds of tlio ha.7.::.iv ar.d :ut u:\i\iu !;e'd during Show -.veek, iii :iid of .St. Gregory's Cliuvth, a:i».uu lo .£.*$$: 1 2/+. Ap.irt frutu &n devntL(iii!i-s and slrei':UOiis activity of liis iadv workers, ihs nio.^l i'i!po;l;iiil factor in bringing aboni this grand result, says leather Hyiaud, was the whole hearted and generous co-operation ar.d patronage of all classes in the community. The promoters desire to specially tliauh the local baud for their valuable services during the coulinua»ce of tlie bazaar.
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
TTcCainr. On Wednesday afternoon, at Hi; residence of the bride's parents, Mr. Percy j. Coliett was joined in matrimony to Miss Lily Hiucksman, elJe.st dauehter of Jlr. and Mrs. R Hir.cksiuan.s The-oiarriage, which was ceiebratecj -.Jby^tfe^^^V; pfc, Mowbray,,\v^$ fofifct^i^^iso^s.^ quieCone,-0!i!£, beiu^iaiiciidedX toy irnmedshte re!atives,-i itirJahd Mrs. Collett'left.by the iiighl's trainjea route for Sydney, where tbe.honey moon'is to be spent. The railway platform was crowded by friends and acquaintances of the happy couple, and tlivry left amid a shower of lioo: and confetti.
Bicycle Art Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
31cy;Io &xt TJoiOTi. ' a he urawng lor tire lj-.cycie, uis pos;d of in co.iii2ction with, the re cent bazaar, look place on Monday niglit iu the Temperance- ]la)l, i» the presence o!' a larcre number of ihz general ^iub;ic. The drawing was supervised by Messrs liawes, Moore, * Lcsaioud, McAiisler, Cooper, Vcnab'cs, Hoiiaud, a;i'l l'V.her Hyland ; and the tickets sv^rt: drawn by the Mis.ies I1. anJ M. Downey. Altogether, . 0^0 tic kets were paced iii'the I1P.5C. and ti!. 76th dra;vn proved to be the winning number, llieboMcrof wliicli is Mr G. WhceMpu, cf Goulburu. Thsnuinbsr-of .his ticket ;.; 129. The hive of ]yxs (GitkIui Stall) was a!-o drawn for, the winner be ing Miis Monica liyrue. Tii: in va'id's table was wo:i by Mr. M. IJraman. The winner of tbo watch, the ticket number of which was pre viously ineutioued, was Mr il. Tieniaii.
Easter Handicaps. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
Bister HaaAloans. The spotts on *'-tfae shoivground should draw afc-great crowd of people, judging Worn tiie number of fins runners jvnosare Coming from a.11 quarters,'arawj), no doubt, by the big prize lnoriev; In addition to tTje'.twowelladver tised bigevents; tiiere will be a local ! handicap -of Vi&a/JKi/.^ divided into first, second.aniitiiitd prizes, to be run iu coiijuncflflii'^tTb.the Southern Districts Han'iljc^ottiiiieBrslday ; nominaU|onsji3^!j^p?e5at io o'clock ori^atiiraay mojr^^yiio vaccept- *»&&Mi^'3%-j0$x--^,i ?.; ? -..??_-: r Dn:Satoaay;tii|-Tit%here;wil) be a and a gold lafpog^^Ul^'igi ven fif or Jthetetj^MlSlfeersajifiiigttiiat. ,e\-eniftg«i|^®Wfe^coiidT^st. ; an ftU^gtt|ja!J^^feKiimeuts,: These functions will be held in the Protestant Hall. The music on tlie occasion of both dances will be ex ceptional for Queanbsyan, and will consist of piano, two cornets, and violin — all of whom are first-class musicians — !cd liy Mr Loughnan, who, we n...
Goulburn Circuit Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
Canl-Kira CU-cuit Canrt. At Ibis Court, which opESicd o;i Monday, Roy Wood p'eaded guilty to escaping fro::i ihe Goulburn gaol, also to breaking, entering-, iind Btesl iug, and was -cntfncedl-- five years' hard labor in th; Ualburst gaol, to conuiieiice at the expiration of his presjiit sentence. Kb?nexL-r At 1:111 pleaded not gur.ly to a charge of maliciously sending a Ihicatening l::-tt;r to Florence Brown. He was found puilty,. with a rccoiiinienda'.ioTi to mercy, the jury being of opinion . that accused did not int:iid to carry out the threat. He was sentenced to six months' hard labor. Charles ttobsrt Piliey, a young man, charged with tin indecent assault at Dalton, ou November 13 iast, was acquitted, the jury only being out a few-' minutes. In Jvb riiary Jast, accused stooi tria1 for this offiiice, but the jury diwigresd. Kliza Lucas, charged- with at teir.ptin? lo murder her newly-born male child at Qttaanbsy.iu, was ac quitted. A wire to this effect was received at The Lkadk...
SHINE THE FENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
SHINE THE FENDERS. Evun housekeepor should know that ono pint of aspbaltum, well mixed with a grill 01' turpentine and applied with a paint brush to grates, fronts, tenders and other similar iron substances, will give it the shiny sp appearance that it wore when new. Tbis amount of the mixture will paint firo grates and belongings, alto tbe kitchen itove.
FLOOR COVERINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
FLOOE COVEMNGb. The old lavbioned blue ai.t brown uernins make very neat and really v-retty floor cover ings or csrpnts for a bedroo.n, study, sewing or any room where them id not too mur.h wear ou tho carpet. Denims also make ser viceable rugs for bathrooms. They make good cushion coven in rooms where tbe appointments are not too rich.
WHEN THE CENTURY ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
WEEN THS CEfTUaY ENDS. Just at at the end of tbe latt century, people are already beginning to dispute the exact termination ol the nineteenth and oom mnaewnent ot the twentieth century. It will be distressing potto know to which century Bo it has been proposed in nuis that the government thall -fix the fin de slecle by official decision. At the proper time placards like theatrical potters should display : ' To-morrow, dote ot the nineeenth cen tury. Day alter to-morrow, opening ol twentieth century ! Entrance free !' Even such scientiSc men as Camille Flam rnarion and Dr. BertiUion hud, sot long ago, a sharp correspondence on tbe eabject. One party maintains thit the nineteenth century will end with its hundredth year, that is, after ninety -nine years, eleven months, twenty-nine dsye, twenty-three hours sad fifty -nine minutes— in other wordt, st the end of 1899. -4 The opposing parly holds that, however, this may be, t£e iireationtli oentury cannot possibly begin until January 1,...
ELEVEN-STORY HEADDRESSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
ELEVEN-STORT HEADDRESSES. The headdnaaee of therein of LouuXIV. Were wonderfully made. They wen' frame works of wire, from two to four feet high, divided into tiers and covered with bands of muslin, ribhont, cbenSUe, pearlt, Bowers and aigrettes. Tbe lowest tier was called the solitary one, the next the duke, then oame the duchess, the capuchin, the cabbage, tbe aspuagos, the cat, tbe organ pipe, tbe first try, tbe second sty, snd the mouse, the last being a little bow of ribbon at the peak of tbe remarkable rtruotnre.
WHENCE 'GREAT SCOTT' [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
WHENCE 'GREAT 8C0TTF' While tolerably acquainted with 'Grest Scott !' I alwayt, regsrded thst expression as a proof ol the lasting popularity of the fritted author of ' Waverley/ Although, as time woro on, I began to suspect tbat ttit tribute might not have been intended in that sense, 1 sever realized what s deep, bidden meaning might lie concealed beneath those mysterious words. In due coumo, even ' Grcst Scott ! entered fbo oycle ol oblivion, while the more hoinclj, if not less* mysterious, 'Scotland Yard* usurped bis place. There mty be some con nection between these expressions, but in their simple nakedness they throw no light upon the mystery of conception.
A SANITARY UTOPIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
A SANITARx* UTOPIA. Sir B. 'W. Riobarason g»ve the Sanitary Conference at Msnchw^T f?.4111?*^* .ketch ot the future ; the baokbono ol tbe saoiwry system is to be a national main drainam. Firet, the sowsge ol every house mui.t be bent ecparntu from storm water. Then lhe.ro nmrt be along me noes 01 we great railways a serkP ot tubes, preferable ol iron, starting from every ptaoe whore there ore house*. The sewage (~gJB»» »'' *° pumped into the mala, collected, and led by side conduits to portions ol land selected for utilisttion. For sick 1* -mmli bove in all communities hotel hospitals, comlortaWy and elegantly fumiBbed, with aU that it noedlul lor ever/ form of disease; and this hs thinks, might be done at lees expense than now at tends the infrrior management ot sickness in private houtoe. Good ventilation fur towns be would wcure by making proper courts* for the winds thmugb the streets and by aid of vegetation Ho would also have crema tion universally practiwd, various reforms in...
CELLS COULDN'T HOLD THEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 April 1905
□ELLS COULDN'T HOLD THEM. ?When I read about esoipoi trom convict settlements,' aaid a Manchester detective whose name is knotrn throughout England, ' I cannot but think of some minor escape* from district police -stations tbat have come under my experience. 'lii one use, *? noted 'swell nwbsman,' whom 00 one would ever have suspected o( anything like athleticism, wu locked up, auier remsnd, in a rather comfortable old tiuhicmedoeU tbat had a. very small fireplace in it. ' He climbed the ohtaaey early one wintsra morning, rabbed xumdluls ot soot all over hit hoe, neck, htlrandeiotb.ee, dropped from the roof to an out-houae and then into the 'street. Ho aotaally went thambUng past an inepeotor who knew Urn well, shout-' fog -Smep, «reep.' The cleverest thing ha bid done wat to take the blanket from his. bed, blaaWo this1 thoroughly .rnnd oarry it ooroaa hit thoulder like a Hoot ?in another case, a plumber wu doing aomeirork in tbe cell of a tnan tinder remand. The jvlombei bad to fet...