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Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 31 January 1905
Ca*U«. The supply was above requirements, anil values all round were lower. Beat medium and lightweight beef -was worth to about 23s 6d per ioolb., with heavy Jxef cheaper. ? .'Best bullocks -made from £9 5s, extn. to £ 10 ios, good from /B 5s, medium frames. ^Best cows from £1, extra to £8, -gov*l good from £6 15s, medium from £s ios others lower. Amonp the sales efiectea were: J. O'Brien, Tarago, 33 bullocks 4o £8 12s ; average ^B3s4d. . -:! ? Executors late W. F. Gordon, Tarago, II bullocks at jf 7 ios . ??''..!'.
MICHELAGO. (From our Correspondent.) CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 31 January 1905
MICHELAGO. — ? ? — :'i-~-- ? (From our Corrtftpondenl.) CSICKBX. ? An enjoyable scratch match was played here on Saturday afternoon, between two teams picked from the local C.C. and captained by Messrs. G: and W, Ryrie respectively.- ~ G. Ryrie won the toss, and sent his men to the wickets ; but none of them reached double ' figures, and the nine batsmau collapsed for 21 runs. In their second innings, they scored 33, of which total T. Kelly, who was the only player to-get into double figures, compiled 16. In their first innings, W. Ryrie's team went in and was disposed of for 33. G. F. De Salis, sen., 11, and G. De Salis, jun., 10, being the principal scorers. In the second innings, G. De Salis, jun., made 30, M. Hayes 27, and W. Ryrie 15. The innings was declared closed with the total at 82 for 4 wickets ; \V. Ryrie's team thus winning by 58 runs and 6 wickets. Scores : G. Ryrie's Team. — First Innings. G. Ryrie, c De Salis b Ryrie ... 1 C. Piggot, c De Salis b Commins o T. Kelly, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 31 January 1905
Sales! Sales! Sales! Quesuibeyan licks the World for qri:r ^ There re always Sales It's Woodger Bros/ Fault ! ? ; THEY STARTED BUSINESS, Reduced the Prices, and collared . - the Bulk of the Custom of the District, and all the others are .':. , ., ... . ' .after — - — —them ? ? ? with Sales ! Sales ! Sales ! ?????? ' There were Resolving Sales that didn't Resolve, And Dissolving Sales that didn't Dissolve, There are Discount and Fancy Sales — Ne'er was the like seen in New South Wales ! It's Woodger Bros. Fault ! ® . ? They Brought the Prices Down ! Their Absolutely Genuine CLEAEANCE SALE OF GROCERY and Hardware IS JL ZMLAJE^-VZEIj ! Come and Buy and Save Money. — ®®®— WOODGEE BEOS. -^^__General Merchants and Importers, QUEANBEYAN. And see the Style and Taste we get into our Tailoring.- ? H would surprise you to know what ? a Stylish— ? -— Well-made ? Wear-Resisting Suit we exchange for- Fifty Shillings. Numbers of our customers have told us that QUALITY' FOR QUALITY and I-RICK FOR P...
Another Use for Paspalum. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 31 January 1905
Another Use for Paspalum. A correspondent, writing to a Sydney paper, says : — 'Seeing that sparks from- railway engines start a good number of bush fires, I would . suggest as a remedy that the Railway' Commissioners sow the land ad jacent to their lines with paspalum dilatatum, a grass that withstands the hottest summer and- severest drought, and keeps green when all other grasses (including couch) are brownand dry with the heat of sum. men r bave~ this grass ?growing at present, and have had a number of 'years' experience with it, and: say it would almost -be impossible to - burn }t oB at present, notwithstand ing Represent great heat TwouH stronglyAdvlseifarnietstd plant pasV polum 'dilatatnm around their hotne steads ;.Vy: eb doing ' they avoukL save themselves losses through bush fires.' ?'????'
Cheap Irrigation. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 31 January 1905
Cheap Irrigation. A dairy ;n in nim:d Rii-ars near Tumut has installed an irrigation plant — a 3 fcp. engine, with a cen trifugal pump — on the bank of the Gilmore Creek, at the cost of ..£130. The water is lifted 10ft., and run through galvanised iron pipes a distance of 20 yards, then dropped into a wooden trough, to prevent corrosion of the ground, and sent in cut drains over the paddock.' As an experiment, a small area of 10 acres only is being treated, but if successful, Mr. Rivers intends to irrigate another 10 acres in the Fame paddock on the flat. The land grows maize for cow feed, soja bean, cow pea, feed pumpkins, and cow. melons. The upkeep -of engine costs one pint of kerosene per hour, and the capacity is 10,000 gallons' per hour. The plant will work all day without attention.
SELF-SOWN FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
5ELF-SOW2* FLOWERS. Where Nature is allowed a free hand l.e., where uie plants flower aud scatter the seeds around, and they ire permitted to prow —the plants are invariably stronger than when sown by thshand cf man. There ia more than one reaeon for thia. In the first place tbe seeds scattered direct from (he plant are new and gotod, but those purchased are not always so. Again, Nature sows when jne grouna is in the best possible condition for their reoeption, so far ns tbe season ia concerned, and when this happens a spring display of annual* ii -ensured. The best - e 'mf0* k V *-0® aa tbe new crop ia ripe. There are in many gardens now more self-sown plant* than ucu%l, or, at least, there were. Probably many of these hare now been destroyed by the apade or fork, but tf any have bean left, they will make much finer plants in tbe spring than anything w# can eow. Of course, it ia only the hardy things which survive a severe frost. Not only annusla, but biennials and perennials seed ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday, 5.30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
TELEGRAMS. (Hrois Reuter'* Telegram Co., Ltd.; SYDNEY, Thursday, 5.30. Another death has occurred from plague at Ulmarra. The Australian Eleven sailed last night. There was no official de monstration. A somewhat serious outbreac of typhoid is reported from Biirraga. There are 14 cases, and two deaths have occurred. It is understood that the Public Service Board has appointed the Inspector of Schools at Newcastle, Under-Secretary for Education. The produce markets are dull. Wheat is very quiet ; Chaff firm up to 3s. 1 id. Eggs firm. Distribution of the Bush Fire' Fund commenced to-day. Burrowa gets /200. LONDON, Wednesday. It b stated that the Russian casu alties at Sho-bo .are: estimated at between .36,000 and 42,000, and the Japanese losses at 7000.- The Russians fled, arid the retreat be .became a tout. . StriKes and disor der in 'Russia pre increasing. Joseph Hock at Chicago has been arrested on a charge ot having poisoned a -dozen out of a score of succestiye wives. Rpsian Nihil...
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
'Wool. Competition was active and well distri buted for the finer wools, but for the lower qualities the market again skowed some irregularity. Amonir the lots sold were GREASY. K inverted 2 overSlapup,7 bales at nd CB over Cooma, 6 bales at 9.^d. SCH over Rivervicw, 6 bales at n'^d. WR over Majura, 9 bales at nd. Acton, s bales at 8d. \VM over Yass, 7 bales at i2'+d. J (on side) HWover Burra Ck, 12 bale* at S^d. OL over B over Cooma, 37 bales at 91!. Tarago over WC over S, 4 bales at io%d tS (reversed) B over Captain's Flat, bales at 9-£d. MW over Cooma, 22 bales atStfd. IB (inverted) over Captain's Flat, 5 bales at 8)£d. C in triangle over Gininderra, 331 bale* at prices ranging from 3-£d to 1 1 &d. * ID in diamond over Bywong, 208 bale* at 3}£d to lo&d. Yass over Jonc over CXO, 4 bales at lo^d.
WINTER CUCUMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
WINTER CUCUMBERS. Winter cucumbers muat be kept growing to insure permanent health. Syring^them betimes each day with tepid 'water, an-J do not let the &oil« &c., in the vicinity of pipes and fluee become too dry. As the shoots grow piok ofl all tendrila, and tio them no in favourable positions to receive all tho light feasible. Maintain a temperature of sixty to sixty-five degrees, permitting aun beat, when it occurs, to raise it to seventy degrees or above, taking advantage of the latter rue of warmth to give a little top air to the etruc ture. Ae bottom beat ia used beneath the soil thoy are grown in be careful not to per mit the soil immediately abore the heating medium to beoomo too dry. Do cot hesitate to place a thin layer of loam nod decayed manure upon the eurfscs of soil if the roota rbow through it— especially if tho noil ia sir rated fairly in mound form. Cut all fruit immediately they are large enough for tue.
OUT OF WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
ovt or won. All nature is sick srom her heels to her hair Wen a feller is out of a job ; She is all out of kilter and out of repair Wen a feller is out of a job ; Aintnojuioe in the earth an' no salt in the sea. Ain't no ginger in life in this land of the free, An* the universe ain't what it's cracked up to be. Wen a feller is out of a job. What's the good of blue skies an' of bios somin* ttees Wen a feller is out of a job. Wen yer boy liez large patches on both of his knees An' a feller is out of a job. Them patches, I say, look so big to your eye That they shut out the lan 'scape an' cover i the sky, J Aii' the sun can't shine through 'em the ? best it can try, I Wen a feller is out of a job. Wen a man has no part in the work of the earth, Wer. a feller is out of a job ; He feels the whole blund'rmg mistake of his birth Wen a feller is ont of a job ; He feels he's no share in the whole of the plan. That he's got the mitten from nature's own han'. That he's a rejected an' left over...
THE MARKETS. Produce. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
THE MARKETS. VrodnM. The following quotations refer onV. the wholesale trade : ? Wheat -Shipping, firmer at 3/4# to ; Chickwheat; Prime, 2/9# d per bushel Flour*— In better demand. City roll jffl/io,' \ country makes, jC& to jC&k Manitoba, /13 to per ton. Pollard /io per bushel. firan.---/8 per bushel. Oats.— Tastnanian : White feed, choic* a/jo ; prime 2/7 to 2/9. Melbourne : Al gerian* i/io}£ to 1/11 per bushel. Peas.— Blur, 4/fr to 4/9; grey, market bare. Barlty.— Ctipc, 2^7; English, 2/4 to 2/5 per bushel. Chaff.— Choicc, £A \ mcdibm, jC3f3;6 to .£3/13, '4 per ton. Lucenie.— Hunter River : Choice dry green, ^3/5 ; old summer hay, ^2/10, ; At Redfern : £$ per ton. Oaten Hay.— Melbourne ; Hydraulic pressed, to ^3/5/ per ton; wheaten, /3/15. Adelaide, £$ los to ^3 15a. Cheese.— Prime loaf, /5# to /6 ; soft: new, Is ; inferior /4# ; prime large, fsfr, odd lots, /6 ; inferior, from fs ; Kameruka Cheddar, / 7 per lb. . Straw.— Derrick-pressed : Tasmania n. /a/2/6 per t...
OUR CONTEMPORARIES Reptile and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
iouR CONTEMPORARIES 1 Reptile and Otherwise. Cooma. Express says : 'A copy of the new labor organ at Queanbeyan is to hand. The Leader is a bright and readable production, and should find its way into the homes of all Queanbeyan toilers. We wish the promoter all sorts of success. 1 ' * * * Bemboka Advocate reports : — ' New potatoes have been selling at 3d. per lb. in Nimitybelle, and Syd ney cabbage at 1/ per head. It doesn't look as if there will be any cabbage stalks fit for the wood chopping contest at this year's show, nor potatoes too large to go through the pavilion door, as was reported to be the case last year — and no doubt the report was true.' * ♦ * Cooma Express unloads the fol lowing under the heading of ' A Polite Hint: — 'This sheet is not published for the purpose of provid ing a medium for country corres pondents to spit spleen off their literary chests at persons again: t whom some private grudge exists, nor is it run in order to boost up in tending rum vendors on...
COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
COOMA. [From the Express.] At Cooma Police Court 011 Jan. 28, Catherine Bridget Corey was committed for trial on a charge of having made a false decaration at Cooma Police Court House on March 22nd, 1904, when registering the birth of a child, to the effect that she was married on March '30th to Edward Kinbell. In a statement to the Bench .accused said the reason shs made the statement was because she was ashamed to tell that she was not married. * * * A pleasant ' Send off' picnic to Miss Crosby, of Cooma, was given to that lady on Sunday last. * * * Constable Lee, has resigned from the police force. * * * Mr. 0. M. SilK, of the Royal Hotel, Nimitybelle, has been offered £200 in his bargain for the good will of Bis hotel. The offer was de clined. * * * The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Garvin, aud Superintendent WalKer were on a visit to Cooma on Saturday last. * * * An effort will be made by the Manly CricKet Club, Sydney, to visit Cooma for a friendly game with a Monara team, ...
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
H9K0TO. Mao telephone (trying to find out who has rang the oallj : ' tiello, there 2 are you 37 P' Young ladv at the other end (indignantly) ?. 'Ko, yon horrid thing. I am only seven teen.' ?? Fond Mother: 1 Emily, child, don't go into that crowd. You ll get squeesea.' Emily: ' That's juat like you, mother. Yon never want me to enjoy myself/ Mother : 'Johnny, I'm sbookod to bear yon swear. Do you learn that at school P* Johnny: ' Learn it af sohool ! Why, it's me what teaches the other bays V A popular clergyman delivered a leoture on Fools. The tickets to it read : * Laoture on Fools— Admit One.' There was a very large attendance. Old Lady (anxiously) t ' Does this train ttop at Liverpool ?' Guard: 'well, if it don't, ma'am, yon wili see the biggest smash-up you ever I heard of.' Lawyer : * Yon say you made an examina tion of the premises, what did you find P* Witness: 'Oh, nothing of consequence— 4 a beggarly aooount of empty boxes/ as ShakeapeareaavB.' Liwyor : ' Never mind what ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
District Directory. ffj^'Consult this Directory before mak ing your purchases. Coach »nd Buggy Builders. \v, Snow, Monaro-strecC General Storekeepers. Haves and Rusvetl, 2J(m&ro4lreet. r. C. Hill end Son. Mooaro-ArccL Woodger Bros Monaro-ttreet. HaMrouers and Tobacconists, j. icoznrsB i-lmploysa Profeadonal Hairdresser and tiitCus loinen are gnoranteed every eomlort. Tobacco®, Cigars, Cigarette*, ripe*, and all Smokers' Requi sites kepi in stock. J. Mcl. desires lo thank his cutftomer* for past patronage, and aottdls a con tinuance of aame. Mokablo Stskbt. MaQ and Pats soger Coaches. J. J. Moras, Quean beyan-Yaas Line. Prist tr*. Tun Lvadkb Printing Worki, Mouiro -street. Professional. Nurse Smyth, ' Kelrioside,' Monaro-ctrcet. Saddlers a ad Ha nets Makers. J ? W. Venables, Monaro-*treet. Tailor*. Chan. Burn, Monaro-atreet. F. rercival, Monaro-atreet. Auctioneers. John Hunter, Rungendore. J:-b. Tike, Monaro-fatreet. Boarding Establishments. Mrs. Muuday, ' Kelvinside,' Monaro...
Salmagundi [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
7 Salmagundi ?« — *3 By 1 Cutlcur V At an open air service in Macquarie Place, Sydney, on Sunday last the Rev. Carr Smith (emulating Taylor, the famous cyclist) got a jump on and for a little time made the pace a hummer. He said the country was going to the devil because of its drunkenness, im purity aud gambling propen sities. I hope Mr. Smith is not so cruel as to insinuate that the Czar of Underland is getting more than his usual average of departeds, for in addition to making me feel un comfortable, it would be rather uncomplimentary to his co workers in the vineyard. Still on consideration it does seem as if we Australians prefer a wide thoroughfare, and the warning voices, occasionally heard, seem to lack strength. We must surely be degenera ting, or is it that the mantles of the disciples are worn out, mislaid, or exchanged for new coats. * * :H War and rumours of war, is one of the most interesting themes both for press and pub lic and the most peaceable of us look for the l...