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Garden and Field Calendar for April, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
farden, and Field Calendar for April, 1915. By A.'Lansdowae, Seedsman, Goulburn March has been a trying month for'growers. No rain for six weeks, windy and abnormally hot. Mon soonal rains promised several times, but were driven off by high press sures. The rains, though late in the month, will cause rapid growth, and enable winter fodder crops to be sown. Well work the soil and give plenty of fertilisers to stimu late growth. Lucerne, grass seeds, rape, barley, etc., should be sown at once. Every available inch of soil should be cropped; all will be needed. Broken wcathel, with heavy rains. and flodd falls, still promise, rind much sea-bicezc. Some rough turns and' some early frosts are likely. More thunder weather. Kitchen Garden.-Sow onion seed of ll' kinds, tree and potato onions, of all kinds, tree and potato onioons, 7eschalots, turnips, cabbage of sorts, broad beans, herbs, lettuce, radish. Field.-Sow onions, rape, lucerne, all grass seeds, rye, cape arid skinless barley, oat...
MY HEART'S RIGHT THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
MY UEART'S IIGIIT THERE. The red cart, lettered Royal Mail, drew up at her: little gate. She saw it through the win dow. • 'As a rule she flew down the garden path to fetch her letter; for the old postman was " rheu inaticky," and his decent from the cart apt to be difficult and profane. But to-day she seemed rooted to the ground. Even when- old Jonas rattled his gnarled knuckles indig snantly on, the door, could she scarcely lmove to open it. The letter would be in a long envelope. It would be grand and offi cial. It would be from the War Office, On His Majesty's Ser vice, to tell her that .;er :Jim dead. Quite distinctly she could see the letter through the closed" door. It hardly seemed neces sary to open and take it in. Yet she opened, and she took it in. Her hand shook so pitably .that she dropped the letter twice before she' regained her seat. .It was not from the War Of fice. " It was neither grand nor official. It was in Jim's handwriting, written in pencil as usual, yet wit...
Yarrowlumla Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
YarroFlumla Shire Council. A meeting of the above was held in the Council Chatmbers last Tues day, when a full Council was present. The minutes of the p-evious meet ing were read and confirmed. The President reported that he had examined the cash book, and certi fied to its agreement wi:h the bank pass book. The Finance Committee's Report. was read recommending as follows: That the Clerk's action in paying ac counts during April, amounting to £g9,6/ general fund, and £18/2/ san itary service special fund, be en dorsed; that the financial statement as submitted by the clerk be adop ted and that accounts amounting to £932/9/11 general fund, and £25/2/5 sanitary service special fund, and I3/ trust fund. Adopted on the motion of Crs. Falponer and McIunes. The Works Committee's Report was read, and recommended as fol lows:-That the overseer's progress report for April, recommending the employment of three additional men be adopted. Adopted on the motion of Crs. Keeffe. seconded by Cr. Mc...
Roman Catholic. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Roman Catholic., . Queanibeyan.-8 and 10 a.m.-Mass R.M. College.-11 a.m. Mass. Royv. M. Hogan. A fat lamb sold in aid of the Bel gian fund at the Springbank sale on Saturday realised .£9/4/-. The lamb will be sold again on. Friday by Mr. J. G. Harris ii aid or the local Bel gian fund. The young mlan Pritifcr, charged with steahling a bicycle. the property' of the Postmaster-General, appleared before Mr. Gunn, P.M. this after noon. He plcaded guilty and -was fined £10.
RANDOM NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
RANDOM NOTES. [BY rie ORPHAN.] Our firemen have been de servedly complimented for the e very excellent work they par e formed at the recent fire. And quite right, too. Why not take steps to have them properly f equipped with more up-to-date fire-fighting appliances, begin s ning with a water supply ? a s *h I "j What has become of the r movement to abandon the Shire Council ? Has the great blare of trumpets and thunder of the Burra ratepayers' artillery been silenced by the better sense and judgement prevailing among the majority of the ratepayers ? e * * * * d There are two. sayings very Smuch in vogue just now. One r is: " Follow the King 1" and g the other: "'Bury the cork 'e screw." Meantime the British g Navy on the usual allowance of grog, are "bottling" the Ger mans. * * * * Now, what about that gift t for Belgian Day? Have you N sent along those pair of fat v turkeys, or that fat sheep for S the auction sale ? Everyone's d help is wanted. Times certainly d are bad, but if th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Always on hand, PRIME CHAFF, M, MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, etc. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. All Produce Bought and Sold for Cash. Highest Cash Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's, MHouaro-st., Quoanbeyan. TIIUIlSTON & GIBBS, General Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights, MONARO STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Sulkies Built to order, Reason able ..Prices.. Axles always on hand. Shoeing by Expert Tradesmen. Repairs to all classes of farm implements. FEDERAL Hairdressing Saloon. P. T: HARDY HAS much pleasure in announcing that he has commenced business as lair. dresser and Tobacconist in premisse opposite DIr. J. T. Collett's, known as the Federal Chambers. Every instrument used in shaving or hairdressing sterilized. Cleanliness and Civility. Prices Reasonable. Up.to-datB Barber employed. Give me a trial and you will become a permanent c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
OvIi :o ts 's A We have just opened up our newly arrived stock' o Overcoats.r verything that Styles of the moment are om rto be found in this consignment that will meet all requirements. We want you to come and inspect them as soots as you can, we are confident you will be impressed both with Style, Quality and Value. Among them are Overcoats In the latest D.B.'Shapes; large roomy Skirts and deep Collar. Those are magnificent value. To fully appreciate it you must see them. There is a range of Men's S.B. Chesterfield overcoats with ne~i Raglan Shoulders. These Coats are very smart for Town wear. ; No better value anywhere Endless Variety of Fashionable Boys' Coats in all the Latest Styles. All Low Priced. You ought to lose no time securing one of these Coats. nuLL . soN, Cheapside, QUEANBEYAN. Jilaring iheis ar Pretty Mach thSame Yes, Tailoring, pices,are pretty much the same anywhere It's the Qualitry that makes the value. A .Suit ;at 75/- .mayr:be cheap or it may . '.be 'mighty '....
FOR WAR OR PEACE? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
FOR WAR OR PEACE ? BY PASTOR RUSSELL Text: "In -everything give thanks" (I: Thess, v. 18). Reviewing briefly the condition of the world, the speaker declared that it must be difficult for the majority of people to determine correctly the nature of the thanks they would offer to God. Three hundred and fifty millions of humaqity, our blood relatives, are at war, see;knz to destroy each other. Ninety million Ame ricans, deeply interested in them. arc in vited by the Honorable President and Governors of the several States to render thanks to the Almighty. Surely no one of even average heart and head has cause for other than great thank fulness to our Creator. Life itse!f is a blessing, a boon. "Our lines have fallen to us in pleasant places." Those who feel no gratitude are surely soqred by discon tent, the fruitage of ignorance, selfiahness. sin. How appropriate, then, that each and all bow heart and head before the Giver of every good and perfect gift ! To what ever extent this course...
Rain Strengthens Sheep Inquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Rain Strengthens Sheep Inquiry. S.The rain experienced in pastoral districts made' sheep-buyers at last Thursday's HI-omebush auctions un easy as to future supplies. As a result every operator present was eager to secure as big a share as possible of the lines on. offer. Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd. state that they fouhd competition brisk. The supply of 29,000 head changed hands hands readily. Prime. lines sold at an advance of from 1/- to 2/- per head and oolher classes made full late values. Seventeen 'consignments realised 25/- or over for wethers and 24/- or over for 'ewes. The euchre party and social, in nil of the Red Cross Fund, -to be held in the Protestant Hall to-night is certain to at. tract a big crowd. The prizes are well `worth-winning and what promises to be an enioyable evening will conclude by-dan. clg. MDrs. C T. Canipbell and: an.,euer;, Metic committee' have all arrangements complete for the event. SMembeis of the local branch of the M.U. Oddfellows are notified by a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
IIKeep . .1 P * The Flag of Local Enterprise The Man in Your Midst Wants Your Support. You Pay Less Here for Your SUIT TO MEASURE and .Get Better Value than those men can give you * who travel from the Capitals. " * 1 have a Wonderful Range of NEW SAMPLES to Show You=--unparalleled almost-made up of - those New Checks and Fine Neat Stripes which are to be Characteristic of This Season's Dressing. - To Wear my Suits means Good Dressing and . always Smart Attire. Only Expert Hands are Employed in the Making and the Result is- RELIABILITY-INDIVIDUALITY --PERFECTION. .. S. A. PARCELL The Busy Olothier, Mercer & Bootman, S(AT BUCKLIOY'S NEWSAGENCY) QUEANBEYAN. ' As many Fords were sold in Canada last season as all other makes combined-eloquent proof'' of our . slogan " The Universal Car"-aind it's a car made within the British Empire. Ford Model "T" Touring Car X'195, Runabout ?Io80, Sydney. Catalogue and particulars' from MOORE 'BROS., Queanbeyan. FOR SALE Situated in the Glen l...
Plenty of Good Reasons Why [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
Plenty of Good . Reasons.Why These are some of thema. : Every Customer receives absolute satisfaction.. For cleanliness 'and. .uality of goods. it has no rival:. SQueanb'yan people: also know they patronisea place that helps to make strangers form na gobd opinion.of our town, when' visiting- it. The above, are only' a few of the several.good reasons' why POTIRI'S' DINING .ROOMS are so, popular. The place where. you can have a. wholesome meal or light refresh mdnts at all hours; ,and where the: best fruit and 'choicest corifectionery are" procurable-Potiri's : "Canberra" .Dining and Refreshment' Rooms, Monaro.strect, Qucanbeyan. Tele phone-77. " Fort Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6
MONEY SAVING COUGH REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
MONEY SAVING COUGH REMEDY. "Hean's Essence mixture is the finest cough and cold remedy I have ever used for my children."--Mrs. T. Frame, North Codrington, N.S.W.,_ " I have tried Hean's Essence and find it makes a big bottle of splendid cough mixture. It is the best and' Salso the cheapest procurable."-D. Corstorphine, Toncurry, N.S.W. , " I can say that there is not a better remedy for coughs and colds than Hean's Essence., My friends have also proven it good, and I can re commend it to all who suffer with colds."-T. C. McVicar, Trunkey, N.S.WV. ; The results of using Hean's Essence for making family cough mixture are very pleasing. The mixture quickly Srelieves distressing coughs, and is very economical." - Mrs. Thos. Moore, Dick's Mt., N.S.W. Such, evidence as to the medicinal value and wonderful cheapness of Hean's Essence is ever growing. One bottle of Hean's Essence added to sweetening and water makes a pint of the finest cough, cold and sore throat remedy it is possible to o...
THE HONOR ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 11 May 1915
THE HONOR ROLL. Quite a gloom was cast over the town when the sad news was received &nbsp; by cable that Lieut. Champion, son of the Rev. Mr. Champion, rector of St. Phillip's Church of England, was seriously wounded ; also that Private H. L. I. Finch, son of Mr. A. E. Finch, late manager of the local &nbsp; N.S.W. Bank, had been killed in action—both at the Dardanelles' en- gagement. The deepest sympathy is felt for both families in their trouble.
The Victorian Death Rate. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 14 May 1915
The Victorian Death Rate. It is not surprising that the con ditions of the Victorian mortality returns should have aroused misgiv ing in the southern State, or that a Parliamentary Select Committee should have been appointed to take evidence in Sydney on the subject of vaccination, with special reference to its influence as exerted in its com pulsory application to infants. WVe learn from the Commonwealth Year Book, published by M'r. Knibbs, the Government Statistican, that in 1912, the 'crude" death rate of Victoria -i.e., the number of deaths per 1000 of the population-was 12.23, where as in the Commonwealth as a whole, it was only 11.23. The highest mor tality recorded was in that delight fully salubrious part of the Com monwealth known as the Northern Territory. The crude death rate there was 19.95 per 1000. The low est (excluding the.Federal Territory, Swhere the circumstances are excep tional)'was in South Australia, viz., 10.28 per 1000. In New South Wales it was 10.86, and i...
MY HEART'S RIGHT THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 14 May 1915
MY YIEART'S qlCGT THERE. "And all of a su'dd'en I knew that 1 wasn't the British army: to Them; I didn't stand for:all sorts of chaps (dying or dead. It was'ju;dtme. They who were fighting or woundea or were sorry for-a man who was down, knicked out, lying there 11. horrible pain. It was me they want ed to help and comfort. "My stupid old hand stopped shalt ing. I lay there calm and proud; answereu all questions 'about my wounds and hew I got 'em, and about our little home. You might lhave thought there was nobody else in the hospital-nobody else in the whole army-wounded but me, for just these few minutes while They , stood beside Vm. And the King told me to -make haste and get well, be cause .I was the sort of chap that he wanted. "P'olly, ii's one thing to read in print on a. 1os't . card 'Your King and country want you,' and ( quite another to hear itf'rom him self as' man to man, so to speak - straight from nim to you. "After They had gone, though 1 hadn't been'- able'to do muc...
Plenty of Good Reasons Why [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 14 May 1915
Plenty of Good Reasons Why These are some of them. (c Every Customer receives absolute satisfaction. For cleanliness and quality of goods it has no rival. Queanbeyan people also know they patronise a place that helps to make strangers form a good opinion of our town, when visiting it. The above are only a few of the several' good reasons why POTIRI'S DINING ROOMS are so popular. The 'place where you can have a wholesome meal or light refresh ments at all hours; and where the best fruit and choicest confectionery are procurable-Potiri's "Canberra" Dining and Refreshment Rooms, Monaro;strcet, Quegnbeyan. Tele phone 77. , ,
A MEAN TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 14 May 1915
A MEAN TRICK. Mr. A. E. Moore' relates.having a rather unique expericnce caused by some 'experimental xmiechanic": who sought to play a practical joke on him.' With a long trip' before him, Mr. Moore instructed one of his hands to fill the petrol tank of his maotor care, and was aFrsured .that this was done. Ordinarily this supply should run a car 160 miles at least, To the consternation of. the occu-, pants '?hen about 50 miles .on theiri Journey the petrol gave out. An ex amination or the tank showed that a prank,. similar to that lately ex perienced by a Bungendore car own cr, had been played. Motorists.are wondering, is this the: same, chap. ar-. rived' at Qucanbcyan.. Fortunately Mr. Moorm, who is a: good general, has supplies of' petrol at, different places,.and on :tl!is' occasicrwhis platn stood-him in:.good stead. _Moral: never ?ujdge-your tank by the qilan. tity of petrol appearing `therein-it might be something else.
Sutton. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 14 May 1915
Sutton. SA meeting was ;held in the Social Hall on Saturday last for the purpose of gettinig football under weigh for. the coming season. 'The following officers were appointed :--President, Mr. G. A. McInnes', Vice-presidents," Messrs. F. Williams''aiid S:; . Row ley ; secretary and treasurer, Mr. J. Cartwright; captain Mr. J. Har man ; Selection committee, -Messrs. F. -Williams, J. Rowley, VW. Bingley, J. Harman. and R... Rowley;. The Denley Bros'. Cup was put into play, and' rules governing the competition were adopted.` It was decided to have copies of the rules printed and forwardqd, to the secretaries of all the clubs withinthe .radius limit::. Our boys -hope to 'pen the seasonuwith a match against' Q'neanbeyan ,club on Saturday next . We'wish them suc cess and hope illey' put up as credit able a record'as last season. * SOur tennis:clilb' met with defeat at the hands of Gininderra last Saturday but 'hope to retrieve on the 22nd when they meet Ainslie club. For Chronic Chest C...