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Wedding Balls. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
Wefldlmc Belli. Ar Christ Church, Qneanbeyan, on AletJiiesJay. afternoon last, there was cele brated by Uic Rev. W. M. White, one of tlie prettiest weddings of- the season, the contracting parlies beinjr Miss Deborah E. Coltetl (Debbie), fiftli daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J, T. Coliett, and Mr. Dunctn A. McDonald, teacher of Canberra Public School, and rormcrly of the Manning River district. As a token of the esteem in which the young ^oujilc ore held, the church was beautifully decorated, the en t.auce doorway being surmounted by n lovely floral artli, from Ihe centre of which was snsrwidcil a floj-nl lucky bell. When tl'e newiy-married couple emergca from tlie church Jiim- found that triends had litcr.illy covered' their carriage with lucky bells, flora' lucky shoes, etc. After the wedding breakfr.s'., which was par -«ki'n of at the ic-siilouce of the bride's pareufs, ihe ln»j.pi- couple entrained for rick.ii, where (he lifiieymoou will be s|-env. Tlie plsU'onii was crowded l)y fric....
Queanbeyan Auctions. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
Queaaboyan Anctions. On Thursday, Mr. W. li. Oidfield sold S3 withers at 11,6. Messrs Maxwell and Woodgcr sohl Mr. Pollard's furniture and cuecL'. at satisfac tory prices. Tile same firm dis-posed of Mr'. Coglilan's property at /4'J, Mr. U. Morton being the purchaser. On Thjrs ilay next, llic same firm will offer 150 aged
LOCAL NEWS. Federal Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
LOCAL NEWS. ¥eAeral Correspondence. The Deputy PosVmastc -General acknowledges a communication from Mr. H. E. Bridle, of Brinda bella, further -egarding the estab lishment of telephonic communica tion .between Briudabella and Quean beyon. Mr. Ausliti Chapman has presented same, and strongly urged for favorable consideration. The Dejmty I'osltuastei-Geueral ad\ises Mr. Austin Chapman as follows: — 'With reference to the application mads through you !-y Messrs. Ware, Connelly, and others, of South Colinton, for the es tab.'ishiuent of a telephone office nt that place, I have Uie honor, by di rection, to ii'fonn yo;i inquiry hps been made and to forward herewith, for your information, au extract f 1 ora a report iu the matter submitted by the Deputy Postmaste--Gene--a!, Sydney. The Postmaster-General has approved that mailers be allowed to 1 emain as tliey are at present for six mouths longer, and at the expira tion ol tliat pe'iod tlie question of establishment of a telephone office b...
Passing notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
?..xvis-rj.-Tjf-.^-.irT,.-:.^.^-.!.-...-;,.-:,.-?,.-?,;':,.'.-,.^, Passing notes. £'cm-K.'| 'Tiir l'ostmastcr-Gencral has received a report containing some information tliat lie directed to be collcclcl as n result of t!ie deputation which complained that communications for -'TaUersallV in Tas mania were being tmnsniittcd througli jjrivale agencies. Mr. Kniiili is obtaining the opinion or the Veicral law office- s as to whetuei he can take any action.' Why doesn't the Reid Govern ment prosecute all the daily iind weekly papers — irreligious, semi-religious, and religious — which help to defeat the law by inserting Tattersall's advte. This writer guesses tliat Hie Reid Government is too much afraid of the big dailies to hit them on such a- hurtful place as their pockets. Up Queensland nay the other day they judicially killed a kanaka named Charley, who liad been found guilt}' of al leged murder. Up to the last Charley protested his inno cence, and it's quite on the cards that the wro...
URIARRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
URIARRA. [From a Correspondent] ' A STKANGE bird appeared about this locality recently,, and eluded every strenu ous effort made to capture it by those who desired to secure such a ranty. This was owing to the inaccessible spot in which it had fixed its abode. Last Tuesday the bird j once more left its place of con cealment, doubtless in quest of prey ; and everyone who caught a glimpse of its beauty deter mined to shoot it. It was in close proximity to the residence of Mr. Joseph Webb, whose gun was promptly' borrowed, and the bird was shot ' by one of Mr. John McLaughlin's sons. It proved to be a white hawk — a variety of bird unknown to any of the Uriarra residents. Its plumage was of snowy whiteness, and when seen from a distance very much resembled a cockatoo. The bird ' pos sessed remarkabl y large talons, and a small beak as black as ebon}', contrasting forcibly with its unblemished plumage. In its flight it was most grace ful, and when perched on a branch \jas; very' conspic...
CAPTAIN'S FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
CAPTAIK'S FLAT. [From otm Correspondent.] The late W. A. Anderson's property, consisting of a 100 acres, was sold by auction re cently, the price realised being ^195 — nearly £2 an acre. The property consisted of farm ing land, and the price is re garded as very satisfactory, and as indicative of tftae value of property hereabouts. A hare and rabbit drive took place at Mr. O'Brien's place, The Mount, recently, 550 hares and rabbits being ac counted for. Principal scorers were : — W. Whittaker 45, A. Stewart 39, J. Greenwood 36', G. Whittaker 28. A list on the Sports Ground 011 Monday in aid of young Douoghue, who recently lost his right arm in a shooting ac accident, was freely subscribed to.
The Bungendore Camp. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
The Bnageadore -&mp. A splendid programme of sporls was carried out at the military tournament at Bungendore on , Monday, including a BaJacJava J melee, wrestling on horseback, tent pegging, and a rescue race. The King's colors were unfurled, and presented to the troops by Colonel Ryrie, who addressed the officets ind men, and expressed pleasure at their conduct aud efficieucytbrough out the encampment. & camp-fire concert was held at night, and songs and recitations contributed by officers and men. The A. H. Band also performed. The camp broke up on Tuesday morning, and all the troops marched out.
MURRUMVILLE. (From a Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
MURRUMVILLE. (Prom a Correspondent.) A tennis 'Snatch was played here between teams represent ingMurrumville andLedgerton, and resulted in a win for the former. Refreshments were provided by Mrs. A. Davis and other lady members of the Murruin ville Club. Too much credit cannot be bestowed on those ladies forthe manner in which everything, was carried out. In the even ing the visitors were entertained at the residence of Mr. Andrew Davis, where a most enjo3'able time was spent, all leaving for their respective homes well sat isfied with their day's outing. The scores were as follow : Ladies' Singles. L. II. Miss M. Ledger v. Miss M. Davis 6 2 Miss Ledger v. Miss Davis ... 6 I Miss Petty v. Miss M. McFeeters 4 6 Miss M. Ledger v. Miss E. Davis 6 o Gents' Single. J. Duff v. J. McFeeters... ... o 6 E. Ledger v. D. Boyd ... ... 3 6 C. Ledger v. I. McFeeters ... 3 6 J. Carey v. P. Hollingsworth ... 3 6 Ladies' Doubles. Misses M. ledger and Petty v. Mrs. Davis and Miss Davis ... 4 6 Misses...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
BRAIDA\TOOD. [From Ihe Dispatch.] Mr. James Dempsey, who had been an inmate of the Goulburn Hospital for some six weeks, died on Tuesday afternoon last. The deceased was 44 years of age. He was unmarried, and a native of the district, being a son of the late Mr. James Dempsey, of Emu Flat, and connected with a number of old families in the district. The remains were brought to Braidwood on Thursday afternoon and buried in the Roman Catholic Ceme tery, the funeral being very numerously attended. Winter this year is visiting us very early, quite different to last year, when there were no frosts to speak of until just before Spring time. Yester day (Friday) and the day before there were very sharp frosts, the ground being quite white. Potatoes and the more tender vegetables suffered, but the former in most instances had reached a maturity of growth and were not so much injured. The late crops would of course suffer as well as the young grass. On Wednesday Mr. J. E. Rogers was wedded to...
POETRY. MICRO[?]SM. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
PQMTBY. UOBOOOBH. ' Upon the morning path cna DM, men til the land1 is green tod new, « mmin, the sides, the floods, the treee, Deep mirrored In ? drop ol dew. . Ah. hid we more than mortal eyet ~W To pierce the sombre thsdows here, V MUihf we not see how trembling lies % The universe within a tear? Db. Fssdibkh Fnmoa.
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 April 1905
GOULBURN. [From the Pknny Post.] At the police court, James P. Hayes charged with assault ing John Ford at the Goulburu Railway Station on 15th April, pleaded not guilty. D'Arcy Horan,. alleged by ihe prosecu tion to have witnessed the as sault, was called but did not appear. Constable Grey was mentioned as a witness, but it was stated that he was in bed. Constable Ottawa}', at a later stage,. was also mentioned as a witness for complainant, 'but it appeared that he was in bed, having been on ' nighj duty. The Bench Said they' felt thej were not in possession of all the evidence that might be given. They thought it a great shame steps were not taken to bring the man Horan there. They were determined to get to the bottom of the case, and adjourned it till Tuesda}'. A strange recovery of stolen property has just come to light. About seven years ago a rob bery took place at Pursehouse's boot store, when a quantity of boots and uppers were stolen. No tidings of the missing goods could b...
Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Bvdnev Produce Markets. Tub following quotations on wharf and ex rail refer only to the wholesale trade, and are subject to concessions for shippers' Darcels : — Wheat— Nominally worth 3/2^ to 3/3. Chickwbcat: Prime, 2/10 to 3/ ; me dium 2/8 ; inferior 2/4 to 2/6 per bushel. Flour.— City roller, /'8/0/ ; country makes, £jls to /7/10 per ton. Manitoba : Best imported, j£~I3/io/. Chaff.— Choice,Jf4/Io;.prime/'3/i3/4;me- dium .£2/18/6 to /'3/. Melbourne: Prime, jf4 ; Adelaide : Wheaten, £4 per ton. Lucerne.— Hunter River: Choice dry green, /1/10 to £1, soft green £\\\o\ to £2 ; old summer hay £3 to /3/10/ ; in ferior £2 per ton. At auction /'1/13/4 to ^3/io/. per too. ? Straw. — Derrick-pressed : Tasmaniau, £ 2/2/6, local, at auction £2 per ton. Oaten Hay.— Melbourne : Hydraulic pressed, jf4/o/; Adelaide, nominal; local : At auction, £$ to ,£3/10/ per ton. Millet.— Prime short, £2\ to £22j ; prime hurl, £21 to /'22 ; inferior from /=I8. Maize.— Local : Northern River, prime 2/6 ; white...
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Sheen. Best crossbred wethers made from 17/6,. extra to 20/5, good 15/6 to 16/, medium from 14/6. Best crossbred ewes from 17/, extra to 18J2, good 15/ to 15/6. Best merino wethers made from 18/,. extra to 21/7, good 16/, to 16/6 medium from 15/, light from 13/6, others lower. : Best merino ewes from 13/, extra to 17/, good 12/, to 12/6 medium from 10/6 others lower. Best lambs made from 15/, extra to 15/ 1 1 . good 14/ 1014/6, medium from 13/, others Among the sales were : S. Mackay, Cooma, 26 wethers 14/7, 21 do n/,7oewes n/i,53do8/6,2i crossbred ewes 17/, 13 crossbreds 14/, 54 lambs at 13/7 to 14/, 61 do at 10/8 to n|, 16 at 9/8. Longfields Estate, Cooma, 264 wethers 13/8, 135 do 14/10 to I4/II, 67 do 12/9, 129 lambs at 12/7 to 13/5, 124 do at 12/ to 12/9, 10 do at 12/1. M. Moore, Queanbeyan, 22 ewes 10/2, Si wethers 15/5, 5 crossbred wethers 24/3, 8 do 18/4, 16 crossbred ewes 15/6. H. C. Barrett, Cooma,' 24 wethers 17/3, S5 do 15/6, 23 do 13/11, S3 do 13/6, . 83 do 15/5 to 15/7,...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Cattle. Best medium and light weight beef was worth to about 25/ to 25/6 per ioolbs, with heavier beef cheaper. Best bullocks made from £io\$ extra odd beasts to ,£11/18/, good from /9/15, me dium from £&lial. Best cows from ^7/15/, one extra to 1 11, good from £7l5l, medium from £6]iol, others lower. Among the sales were : R. G. Hassali, Tarago, 33 bullocks to jCSjigl, average /'8/10/6. F. Campbell, Queanbeyan, 40 bullocks to £11/17.', average /9/19/9. W. E. Royds, Tarago, 33 bullocks to /9/9/. average /8/18/S.
Market Reports. Queenbeyan Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
HSfiaifRet ReportsJiJ BneattbtTUL PrioH Onrrant. THE following prices.unless otherwise in dicated, refer to the wholesale trade, and are subject to ordinary market flucla tions:— Flour: /tyro/ to £-j per ton. '? ? Wheat : Local, 3/ to 3/3 per bushel. Oats : White feed, Wo : Algerian, iliti to 2/6 per bushel. Bran : /11 per bushel. Pollard : 1/ per bushel. Maize : 3/ to 3/6 per bushel. Hay: For chaffing purposes,' .£2/10/; lucerne, nominal; rack, £3 per ton. . Barley : 3/ to 3/3 per bushel. Potatoes : /5/10/ to £6 per ton. Onions: 1/2 perewt. Chaff: Prime, £s to ^3/5/ per ton. Straw : Derrick-pressed, 30/ to 35/ ; bundle, 25/ per ton. Bacon : /7 per lb. - Butter: Factory-made, ordinary, /o ; dairy h per lb. Lard : In bulk, /3 per lb. . Eggs: /ioper doz. ? Poultry: Fowls, 2/'te 2/6; young fowls, 1/ to 1/6; ducks, 2/6 to 3/9 j turkeys— .gobblers 4/ to 7/6, hens 3/9 to 5/ per pair. Sheepskins : I3X to H'A per In. Tallow: In.sbippmg condition, to £i%\ broken packages, £16 per ton. Honey:...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Your Attention for a Moment We beg- to advise the Arrival of our NEW STOCK of I Winter | I Clothing ! 1 We have the Best Qualities and Latest Styles ust all itotj :r,:eq,tti:r,:e. Our Chesterfields, Oilskin Coats, and macintoshes Are just the thing for the Cold and Wet Weather. We have them good and bad— that means cheap and dear — and start to quote at io/.andend iipat 50/* . HATS. Sixty Boxes, containing from 6 to 12 each. Every Size and Shape, Make and Quality — from the Worst to the Best. f^ £llitf£ stA * afstit/lAit I ^| 15.OOO Patterns to select from. Shirts, Cic$t Sweaters, Boots, Sox, and Underwear I3ST ZEUSHDIilESS VABIETY. It's a Bleasjice to see You come in, for we can satisfy the taste of all ! We have the Right Stuff and Right Prices!; v '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
9Sf» X*adlnff Hotel In BuifftnAore. THE ROYAL HOTEL (Close to the Railway Station). SUPERIOR Accommodation- Every attention to visitors. Only best brands Wines, Spirits, Beers, etc., stocked. Book ing Office for all Mall Coaches. Splendid Sample Rooms for Commercials. Excel lent Stables. Competent Groom. All wires punctually attended to. Trial soli cite*. ? john j. mcjannett. Propriel(,r P. & A. Association A SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING of A. SUBSCRIBERS will be held at the SCHOOL OF ARTS on WEDNESDAY, 3rd MAY, ot 2.15 p.m Business : To consider Hie advisability of applying fcr extension of the Show Ground'by uicfiidiug the adjoining small l'ark. A. W. MORIARTV, Secretary. BOROUGH COUNCIL OF QUEANBEYAN. npENDERS for tlie LEASE of the 1 GRASS RIGHT of the NIGHT SOIL RESERVE (about. 40 acres) for ONE YEAR, are invited and will be received up to 3 p.m. on THURSDAY, the nth INST. Tenders to be endorsed 'Tenders fcr Grass Right,' and addressed to the un dersigned. r. H. HINCKSMAN, Co...