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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. Policescourt to.morrow. Belgian Day on Friday.' Give freely. l'he Canberra Branch of the Belgian Fund has in hand £275. The directors of the P. P. Board meet at the Council Chambers on Friday morning. More tenders for leasing land in the Federal territory are invited in this issue. Queanbeyan's latest contribution to the Lord Mayor's Fund is £iSo and £0ro/r9/6 to the Belgian Fund. The last monthly gold escort from Btaidwood took away 818oz, I4dwt. i8grs. of gold. The Empire Day celebrations are being organised with energy and promise a good afternoon's patriotic display. Town allotuten ts, special sheep sales, aed sale of grass rights of the Queanbeyan race course are advertised in this issue. Mr. Harry Popje had tile bad luck to shoot himself in the leg while shooting rabbits on Friday. He is now an inmate of the local hospital and doing as well as can be expected. Next Friday thle Independent Order of Rcchabites will hold a great meeting at the Power House, Canberr...
Mothers' Day [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Mothers' Dag. Last Sunday, May .9, was observed in Queanbeyan, both at Christ Church (Anglican) and the Metho dist Church, as what is now become one of the churches' anniversaries, viz., " Mothers' Day." The idea originated with an American lady five years ago, and the churches, first of America, and then of Great Britain and her dependencies, and now the world-wide Christian church have fathered the movement ; so that the second Sunday in the month of May annually is set apart to the hon oring and uplifting of the motherhood of the nations. Everywhere there is a note of the recognition of the re sponsible position of the moth. ers of families in all the pub lie services ; and the universal custom is that every worshiper should wear a white flower, and give to someone a white flower- preferably,' a white carnation-as the recognised emblerm for the occasion. And, beyond this, the places of worship are more or less beautified by the presence of white flowers and white reliefs. The em ...
Federal Capital Territory War Food Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Federal Capital Territory War Food Fund. T'he War Food Fund now amounts to £rC,24o, including £281 from the Royal Naval College at Jervis Bar. This is a magnificent result when it is considered that the' whole population. umen, women. and children is under 2,0oo and coulpara. tively all in humble circumstances. Mrs. liller is president and Mr. F. C. Ireland. Manager of the Commouwealth Bank, treasurer of the fund. The whole of the collection is being done without expense, not even the cost of stomps being deducted.
Clothes for the Belgian Babies. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Clothes for the Belgian Babies. There they are ! In all sizes and styles, from a baby's band to a. full dress pelisse and dress. Baby's clothes. in galore I This is what v.e women, are doing said. DMrs. Miller to a representative of this paper who called at the Residencv vester. day. And'not one has'been aikedl for, all hbae been brought or sent here by the donors without being approached, One of the rooms, filled with .hundreds of little garments of all descriptions. flannel and flannelette night dresses, pilchers,flannels, petticoats, dresses of various materials, hoods, bonnets, lovely bootees. boots, even to a fur boa, were there displayedl-.the useful and practical work of patriotic women. Of course the articles are not all new, said Mrs. Miller, and although they may be second-hand and patched at that. all are very welcome gifts. We don't mind what the little garment is. so long as it is warm, they will all be appreciated by the poor destitute Belgian mothers caring for their ...
CAPTAIN'S FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
CAPTAIN'S., FLAT: At a meeting of the Belgian Relief Fund Committee last Saturday it was resolved to hold the sports and ball in aid of the Belgians' on the z4th instant instant instead .'of Em pire Day as was at first intended. Another wise course was the addi tion of Mrs. Hogan and, _Mr. >Thos. Roach to act as joint secretaries; Mrs. Hogan has, on many occasions, given abundant proof of her ability, and the fact that she is again direct ing operations will give- the whole affair a stimulus that was very much. needed. The absence of Mr. W. Naylor will be keenly felt, but the trouble must be got over. The analyst sat in his sanctum alone, His staff had gone home for the nlght; And soliloquised thus, in a critical tone, As he held a retort to the light.' "Yes Yes I I confess, 'tis compouuded with skill, Its components are potent and pure : If thro' chill I fall ill, I most certainly wi'l Taike Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,"'
ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
ITEMS. Iarge numbers of poor sheep con tinue to pass through by rail ifom Monaro district. Owners are at their wits endwhere to send them for grass. To feed them is'almost out of the question for as: well :as being very. dear is almost} unobtainable. Pros pects are far from good;, . At the local range on Saturday a rifle match will take place between a local team and a team from Quean beyan. Conditions will be eight shots and two sighters and the ranges 500 and 600 yards. Our local ,Oddfellows and their wives and sisters are working enthu siastically on behalf of tleir annual ball to be held under the auspices of the'Werriwa Branch of the "order. The event takes place on the night of. Fridry, 2rth instant, and 'should be a magnificent ' success. Tickets are selling like hot cakes, and may he had from the'hon. secretary,; Mr. E. J. Daniel.
MAY—XXXI Days. Phases of the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
MAY-XXXI Days. Phases of the Moon. d. A. m. Last Quarter 6 3 23 p.m. New Moon... 14 1 31 p.m. First Quarter 22 2 50 p.m. Full Moon ... 29 7 33 a.?m' SYDNEY STANDARD 'TIME. I-- h.m. ,u* p.m. I p.m 1 Sat [6 28 5 161 6 14 8. 17 SSun 28 5 16 7 15 9 30 3 Mon 6 29 5 15 8 21 10 37 4 Tues 16 30 5 141 9 31 11 33 5 Wed (631 513 10 41( n. 7 Fri 6 33 5 161 a.1m. 17 28 SSat (6 34 5 10 2 49 1 56 9 Sun 6 395 1 48 2 22 10 Mlon 6 36 5 81 2 461 2 46 11 Tues 6 3065 7 3 431 3 12 12 Wed 6 37 5 6 4 40 3 40 13 Thu 6 37 5 12 3911 47 9 14 Fri 6 38 5 5 6 37 4 4528 15 Sat 38 5 10117 351 5 24 1; Sun 6 39 5 3 148 31 6 10 17 Mon 6 39 5 8 246 1 18 Tues (365 7 3 13 7 56 19 Wed (6 3741 5 110 55 8 55340 l3Thu 37 LO 5 1 5)1( 9 0 Thu 6 438 5 011 31 9 56 20 Thu G 43 15 0 11 31 9 56 22 Sat (6 45 59 712 354 1 a.1n 524 ( Sun 45 59 1 3 1 210 417 lon 6 439 4 581 31 1 4 25 Tues 6 4 4 58 2 0 2 10 28 Wed ( 47s 7 15 2 34 3 19 27 Thu ( 6 47 4 57 3 31 9 56 28 Fri 4? 4 56 3. 10 58 47 29 Sat .68 44 561 4 55 7 3 30 Sun ? 6 4914 55 1...
THE Queanbeyan Age, TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1915. Queanbeyan District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
TUESDAY, MAY 11, 1915. QuCanabean District Hospital. The usual monthly meeting of the committee of management of the Queanbeyan District Hospital was held in the School of Arts on Fri day afternoon last. Present: Messrs. R. R. Hetherington (president), F. P. Woodward, R. J. S. Fallick, C. T. Campbell, R. Hayes, Rcva. Hirst and Hughes and Mr. W. A. Deans (sec retary). Apologies for non-attendance were ieceived from Messrs. S. J.. Ryan and W. E. Gale. The minutes were read and con lirmed on the motion of Messrs. Campbell and Hirst. Correspondence The correspondence was received on the motion of Messrs. 'Campbell and Fallick and dealt with as tbi lows: From M. 'Briant resigning her pos ition as probationary nurse. "From Annie McNamara resigning her position as probationary nurse. .From Matron Robinson tndering her resignation as matron. From Matron Maclean tenderin' her resignation as matron. Concerning the latter communi cation the President explained that a special committee meeting ...
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services. Time Table of the Arrival and Closing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Queanbedan and District Mail Services. Time Table of the Arrival and Clos ing of Mails at the Qucanbeyan Post Office. MIAILS ARRIVE F1ROMI;;: ; Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O..No'' 1 T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungendore and Yass, Monday 5 a.m.'; Tuesday to Saturday inclusive 5.30 a.m. Cooma, Nimmitabel, Umeralla, Michelago, \Villiamsdale, Royalla, Daily (Sunday excepted) 9.35 p.m. Ainslie, Ginninderra, Hall, Jeir, Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 4.50 p.m. (By Coach). Monday 5 a.m., Wednesday and Friday 5.30 a.m. (By Train). Majura, Tuesday 4. ,0 p.m., Sat urday 10 a.m..... . Tharwa, Daily (Sun ay excepted) 6.10 p.m. Guidgenby, Mo'nday, 6.10 p.m. Canberra and .Duniroon, - .Daily^ (Sunday excepted) 6 p.m. Amungula, Sutton, . Gundaroo,. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. (by coach); Tuesday, Thurs-, day and Satuirday (By.. Train) 5.30O a.m Uriarra and Cotter Junction, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, .6 'p.m Brindabella,; "Monday and Fridity Burra, Wedncsday andi'Sht~rday' 4.30 p...
RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
RET) CROSS. There was a goodly number pre sent at a meeting of the above held in the Sunday school room. Mrs. W. F. Rutledge, who presided, read a number of letters, and after some very interesting remarks, and some useful and stimulating information, proceeded to deal with the accounts, These showed that there was still a balance in hand, from which it was decided to donate .45 to the war hospital, and to again commence making comforts for the soldiers, sick and -wounded. A number of ladies donated liberally to the fund. A handsome picture painted and framed by Mr. Rumplh and given by that gentleman to be disposed of and added to the fund is to be raffled. All' the ladies present were en tertainel at afternoon tea by Mrs. Rutledge. The meeting was very enthusiastic.
District News. BUNGENDORE. VALEDICTORY AND PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
District News. BUNCEIDORE. VALEDICTORY AND PRESEN TATION. A very pleasant function took place at the Royal Hotel, Bungendore, on Friday evening, when a number of residents of the town and distzict met together for the purpose of saying au revoir to Mr. J. J. Donnelly. of the Royal Hotel, who, having dis posed of his business, is about to seek fresh fields and pastures new after a residence in Bungendore of nearly a quarter of a century. Mr. W. Rumph occupied the chair and spoke in eulogistic terms of the departing guest, as also did Messrs. W. J. Ward, E. Gardiner, and several other gentlemen. Mr. Donnelly was afterwards pre sented with an address by Mr. Ander son, as follows:- " It is with feelings of sincere re gret that we hear of your departure from the district of Bungendore, and we feel that we should be lacking in our duty were we to allow you to de part without placing on record our appreciation of your many sterling qualities and the services you have rendered to the commun...
MAILS CLOSE FOR Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office— [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
MAILS CLOSE `FOR' Closiiig time of mails at Queanbcyan Post Office-. Sydney, Melboulne, T.'P O No;. 1, T.P.O. No. .2, GoCnlburn, :Yass and Bungendore, daily (Sunday except ed) 8.40 p.m. Cooma, Nimmitabel, Umeralla, Michelago, VWilliamsdale, and Roy alia, daily (Sundays excepted) 9.15 p.m. .Ainslic, Gininderra - Hll, ; Jeir, and Murrumbateman, 1?onday, Wed nesday and. Friday, 6.30 'n.m. 'CBy coach); Monday, Wednesday. and, Friday, 8.40 p.m. (by train). Majura, Wednesday, 6.30 a.mI.; Saturday, 9.30 a.m:. . Canberra and - Duntroon, ;daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m., - - Tharwa; daily' (Sunday exceptcd). 6.30 a.m. 'Gudgenby, Saturday, 6.30 a.lh. .' Amungula, Sutton and Gundaroo, Tuesday, Thursday. and . Saturday, 6.30: a.m.. (by coach); '. Tuesday,, Thursday and ' Saturday. 8.40 p.m.?.: (by. train). Uriarra and Cotter. Junction, Tues day, Thursday and Saturday, 6. 30.; Brindabella, Thursday 'and Satur day, 6.30 .a.m. Burim, Tuesday and Friday 6.30 a.ni. (by coach); Tuesday and: Fri da...
Earller Cables. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Earlier Cables. -"rhe 'Cunarct 'liner I.usfiania, from New York, was torpedoed on Friday afternoon off Kinsale Head, Ireland, and sank within half an hour. The London press bureau states that there were 2160 souls on board. Nearly all the first class passengers perished. The sinking of the Lusitania was welcomed with joy in Germany and Austria. The German newspapers regard the, sinking of the liner as Germany's answer to the destruction of Admiral von Spec's squadron. Four other vessels and a British destroyer have been sunk. In each case the crews escaped. There is every indication that the Germans intend to use gas general ly. In order to explain such use Germany has officially stated 'that the British were preparing to throw 2000 starved and ferocious blood hounds into the German lines. The position of the troops on the Gallipoli Peninsular has been im measurably improved by the landing of field guns and several Indian mountain batteries. Mr. Ashmead Bartleet says that the Austra...
Homebush Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Homebush Sales.. * John-Bridge & Co: Ltd. report: Sheep :-Limited supplies still con tinue to come forward and values on Thursday shlowcd a further. im provement on recent extreme rates. Indications are, that this improve rhent must continue, so. we therefore recommend pending forward a con signment to meet an" early market. Lambs of good weight and quality are also selling well. Cattic.-Market during iast week very firm at late high rates. Best beef on Thursday realised about £2 nundred lbs., and for really choice light. weight this price wa 'exceeded. Prospects are most encouraging.
ENEMY'S AERIAL ACTIVITY. ENGLAND AGAIN RAIDED. 80 BOMBS DROPPED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
ENEMY'S AERIAL ACTIVITY. ENGLAND AGAIN RAIDED. -80 BOMBS 'DROPPED. There has been another air raid on England. A Zeppelin flew over Southend, Essex, and dropped a number of bombs. One, bomb miss ed the gasworks and wrecked a house, also injuring a soldier. There were several explosions which shat tered windows within a radius of half a mile. A bomb set fire to several build ings near St. Erkenwalds. A house was wrecked at Prittlewell and a wvoman killec through leaping out .of a window, her husband was also severely wounded. * There were a dozen outbreaks of 1fire at Westcliff. Bombs were dropped all around Queen 'Mary's IHospital also at Camry Islands. 1'!.Altogether there were 80 bombs 'ilropped. The Zeppelin then fled scawards.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
ikrc~c lb/iX'; /0 Equta? ij - ii ~ ii FOR HEALING ý CUTS.3I~U ISES. 11 BURNS.SCALDS. t SPRAIS;S& ALL i INJURIES& SKIN SORES.: "r P. 4)~,:, AN OLD NURSE FOR, CTIILDREN. " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrul " for children teething. Should always be used for children while teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pain,cures wind colic and is the best remedy for: diar rhane. Directions for using ltys. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.-For a child under one month old, 6 to 10 drops ; threp months one half a teaspoonful; six months old and up wards, a teaspoonful three or four times a day. For diarrhoea, repent the above dose every two hours, until the character of. the discharges is changed for the better. Sold everywhere. TO THE RESIDENTS OF . BUNGENDORE. P LEASE NOTE. I have REMOVED to * " my NEW PREMISES, next to the Royal Hotel.. My Hairdressing Saloon is comfortable, and I keep all kinds' of Best Tobaccos, Cigars, Jigarettes, and Fancy Goods. I have also insta...