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CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
CHAPTER XIV. `I~f c plea s , ibqre is s gem tm.w j downsis WLO u-aat o spy.k to yvu.' Oh, Hannah .' and Mabel sprang to her b feet. ' Do you mean to say Mr. West has t arrived already P' it ' Mr. West? Oh, no, mis? ! I didn't h know he was coming; anyhow it's a Lord 6 somebody or other, I forget the name.' c Mabel sank back in her chair. ' Oh! it can't be for me, she said. 'It most be for ' one of my cousinso. You'd better tell Wil- I liam t' let them know.' t ' But indeed it in for Tou, miss,' Hannah insisted. " *' William said h- was most par- t ticular in asking for Miss Mabel Trenton.' ' Oh, very well!' said Mabel resignedly. [ ' I suppose I had better so and see him.' s In another moment she was down in the drawing.room, where she found Lord Rod it well standing with his back to the fire.place r and rather an inso'ent leer on his pale, hand- I sone fsace. a ' Oh, how do you do ?' said Mabel. 'But I am sure there most be a mistake; you s want to see my aunt Lady Trenton, don't s...
SHOT THROUGH THE HAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
SHOT THROUGH THE HAND. A Youth, 19 years of age, named Hugh Turbon residing at Jingera, was admitted to the hospital last week suffering from a gunshot wound in the hand. It transpires that the patient was out shooting in the snow up Little Plain way and placing his hand over the muzzle of his rifle to clean the snow away the weapon exploded and the bullet passed right through the hand.
THE GUNDAGAI COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
THE GtUNDAGAI COTUNCL. OtcnDAGAi is rather a lively place. Recently the Mayor spent some months in Sydney. Daring his absence an acting-mayor was ap pointed, and some sanitary bylaws passed. Later the Mayor was told that if he did not come back he had -better ,esign. He then came back end called a meeting fUr the par. pose of rescinding all the resolutions passed daring his absence, and to call into question the conduct of the coaccil clerk in obeying the orders of the council in defiance of his personal instruct:ons. PPrsonslities were freely icdalged in, the Mayor inferring thba some actions had been prompted by personal spite towards him He maintained that the businesa generally had been conducted in a irregular mannr daring his absene, vital resolutions being carried without proper notice. The aldermen indignantly denied that they were prompted by personal motives and charged the Mayor with floating them and attempting to override the other eight membersof the council. The attem...
The Storyteller A MISER'S HEIRESS. CHAPTER XII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
The Storyteller 'A MISER'S HEIRESS. o~A M ER XI .-co.rr;st?o. One minute, Mabel! iZrnme finish speak ng. I ask you this, knowihg,- ou are cot ihe least in love with me, or I with ,you. I ask yin to marry me because you are FiC±t bezau-e my family are broken-hearted, anrid )emauseI see no otherof making them happy. For, myself, I would rather a hundred times have taken my life in my own hands, and earned my own living as best I could; but for the sake of family honour, family prestige and my father and mother's happiness, I have made up my mind to sacrifice my own liberty, and what is worse still, poor child, your happiness-that is to say if you consent to marry me. Wait a moment,' as Mabel, crimson in face, was about toiuterrupt him, 'I'm making a long speech, but I must go on-I want to put the whole case clearly before you with all its advantages and dis advantages as far as I can see them. You at pres-ent are young and friendless, you have no home a';d no friends beyond your old s...
THE ROYAL SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
THE ROYAL SCANDAL. PBIrtc PHILLI? of Saxe-Coburg har ofered the sum of £3k)33 for the re-capture of his wife, Princess Louise, who ~s reported, is understood to have eloped with Lieutensnt Mattanieh, her late riding-master. After escaping, the Princess, with the assistance of friends, and the connivance of servants, weut by motor-car to Hof, in Bavaria, where she caught the express for Munich, and dissp peared. Prince Phillip intends to proceed against Lieutenant Mattanich on a bharge 'of abduction.
A SELF-IMPOSED TRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
A SELF-IMPOSED TR kNOE. A GIRL named Annie M'Carthy, aged 17 years, a ho for the past two yea s has been employed at the farm-house of Patrick Hickey, st Werribee, was admitted ti the Melbourne Hospital last Thursday night in a state of trance, into which she had passed during the previous night. She was revived by the application of the electric battery. It is believed that the trance was largely self imposed. The girl had brooded and re flected over the remarkable case of Susan Tipping, who lay at Kyneton Hospital for three months in a state of trance, with the result that she succeeded in excercising over herself a sort of auto hypnotism
A MELBOURNE TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
A MELBOURNE TRAGEDY. WmLt in a state of insanity yesterday morn. ung a plasterer, named Joseph Duff, aged 30O, bit his. wife, who was only confined of a child on Saturday, on the head wi.h a piece of wood. Thinkinking he had killed her Duff rushed off to Auburn railway station, and threw himself in front of a train, with the re su!t that one of his legs was severed and h:e head badly cut. On thu way to the hospital Duff informed a policeman that he knew "he had done for hls wife." It was only by the strenuous endeavours of his sister-in.law that Duff was prevented from killing his wife. Duffs father admits that his son bas' been behaving peculiarly recently, which he attributes to his ins-%tiable liking for cigar ettea. Mrs. Duff's injuries are act likely to prove fatal.
NEXT SEASON'S WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
NEXT SEASON'S WHEAT.' • Sour apprehension has been exhibited lately among people who have dealings in grain, as to the backwarducss of wheat, esageoial y in the north-west sand west, and the general. " cussedness" of the season all round. The record harvest of some months back induced a large number of farmers to put more acres under crop for the coming season than they had been able to do in the past. -It is still much too early to hazard a guess at the number of sores under wheat now, as com pared with previous years; unfortunately the machinery for asoertaining the data is very imperfect in this State. Bit very roughly speaking, there should be an increase of about five per eet. on last year's figures. The fat mers got their ploughing done early in the season, and, noawithstnuditng the hardnuess f the ground;' had a ged deal of it sown before the light rains f;ll, but'ithe excessive oold n the north and the senbticg ent dry spell in the west kept everything bobk for weeks and'eek...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
FOOTBALL. WEAT promisee to be s repetition of the match played some years ap? between the Mild Lang Syne and the District Clubs will come off on Wednesday wee* in,the lark, when a team supposed to be representatives of the Golden Eagles' Crab will make a second attempt to take the Harkins' Cup from the Queanbeyan Club. A finanial member of the Golden Eagles Club asks : " Is it a fact that only one of the team sele. ted to play in the forthboming Cup match against the Club is a financial member of the Golden Eagles Club, and whether it is .sir to those who hate paid their subscrip tions and assisted fa orgarising the said Club to b? left out of the easta *ud their places enbetitu'ed by players who for years have played with t"-a Senior Club, but for some unexplained reason ý"'ve now deserted them P" (We know nothing wha.'°vr about the matter referred to, but would advise 'ar correspondent to seek the information he requires from either the selection committee or secretary of the Gold...
FINE FISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
FIN E FISH. DrtrsI the past few days Mr. W. A-. Park-r has been successful in ,atzhing several fine fish. The fish, weighing from 'tbs upwards, have been nearly all captured on night lioe., and are taken from the river below the railway bridge.
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1904 Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
WITH Wfn1CN La iacoa ORAThD Qudanbeyan Times; Bangendore Mirror & Cantaia's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1904 Local and -General PABusE eagerly awaiting more rain.' CirCca of -Eeglan ball, ?St: this month Hospr;i. ball to be held on about 21st October. Ma. T. Asaros will not be opposed for Gonlburn. ALL dogs should be registered by the end of the present month. tE Hto~&, son of Mr. E. Holland of this town, has disposed of his newspaper the Grenfell Fedetfe. T? ?rT bss become of the lccl Farmersi and Settlers' Progress Arcciation ? Is i: defunct ? ME. Fra yse Bz.o?,e, residiný at Snther- I laud, has decided to oppose Mr. Carruthers in the St. Ceorge election. ATr ih- arnnl conference of the State S-chool Boards of Advice in Melbourne last week, a reso'.tion was carried tbsh the use of tie cane be abolished and a stzap substi tuted. A t'PonrT is cnrrc=nt at Gininderrs that a reef showinR free ~-o~d has been discvered in the vicinity of the Spring Rance allavisi ru...
GUNDAROO [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
GUNDAROO A stir has been caused in local mining circles by the pegging out of large dredging areas on Brook's Creek and Yass river near this township. Mining Warden Thomas has paid a visit to the ground, and all the necessary formalities will probably be completed within the next few days. English capital is said to be behind the venture, and it is currently rumoured that a dredging plant has been ar- ranged for Mr. Dunn, a mining expert from Melbourne, visited the locality a few weeks back, and his report has evidently been of a favourable character. Whether the whole affair will end like most of the past mining booms in this district, time alone will tell. The residents of Back Creek intend pre- senting a petition through the member for the district to the Public Instruction De- partment, asking that the half-time school at Mugwill be converted into a fall-time &nbsp; public school.
Destruction of Rabbits. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
Destruction of Rabbits. aI. H. SonBY, general manager of the Pas. teur. Vaccinee.O-C,?, . -of Paris, on being interviewed n Melbourne the other day as to the apph~ability'of the Pasteur methods to the deatrnction of rabbits stated that the Pasteur Institute was interested in anti-tox ines and vaccines as curative and preventive agents. Ten years eago field rate and mice were a scouFr e in various parts of France. The institute'was asked to see what could be done to suppress them. A destructive virus was prepared which, though harmless to other animalp, removed about 95 per cent. of the rodente. A similar result could be attained with regard to rnbbits in Australia, but,it would be necessary that the virus shoiild be 1 repared here, as it was sodelicate that it would perish on the long voyage from France. A branch would have to be estab lished on the spot, and experts brought from the ltead.institute. It would not be necess ary to catch the!abbits and inoculate them. Bait.was laid in...
ANOTHER FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
ANOTHER FIRE. On last Tuesday night a shed, the property of Mr. A. McDonald, of Royalla, near Rob Roy, was completely demolished by fire. There is no suspicion of incendiarism, yet by the report furnished the Coroner, an inquiry is deemed necessary, and Mr. Gale will proceed to the scene of the fire to- morrow morning where an investigation will be held. From particulars to hand we learn that early on the night of the fire Mr. Mc- Donald had retired to bed, and his wife who sat up till about 11 o'clock, heard the crack- ling of fire in the direction of the shed, and upon making an examination suddenly dis- covered that the building was on fire. She immediately called the assistance of her husband, who arrived at the scene of the fire before the flames had spread. First of all Mr. McDonald calmly released a dog that was tied up in the shed, and then, with the assistance of his wife, removed from the burning building a sulky, buggy, cart, and some bags of oats. The building was situa-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
GOVER.VAIENT ADVERTiSEM.VNT Dis'rict Works Oftloe, Qea'ibeyan', September let, 1904. T ENDERS a:dressed to the "Clerk of Peity ' Sessions it. Qseanbeyan," and end.,raed " Tender for RUsadwor k " will be received up to Noon on MONDAY, 12Tt IN.'TANT, for work on the following roads :-Contract 1/4- .Qttean., beyan to Gininderra ; 2/4 i, Queanbeyan ,to Gudge,.by ; 3/4 ii,, Gonlbprq to Qooma 1. ~rii ,4/4'·, Quainbeyan to Brindabells. All SPEOCI[.IOATIONS may be .con at the, Court Eous'e, Queanboyan. o'r Contract 1/4.-5 at tl e Post'Ofliee, Canberra, and for Cotiiraot 3/4.5 at the Court House,: Bungendore. O. U. Q'HANLON;: Road Superintendent. THANKS.: M R. and Mrs. A. Da SMET desire to offer M their MOST SINCERE THANKS to Mr. and Mrsa.Jno6 White, and all frlendsa ,who .so kindly subscribed towards the purohase of an invalid chair. TO CYOLIS T S, BOSE drairing to purchase a NEW MA8S: SBEY-HARRIS BICYCLE, thnroughly up: to date (1004 model) will benefit by calling at this offine. We have u...
Hospital Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
Hospital Meeting. Tot regular monthly meeting of the above instirt:ion was held in *he b'arn room last Friday afternoon. In the abseace of the president, Mr. James Cunningham was vo:ed to the chair ; there were also present : Messrs R. J. Anderson, A. H. Garraway, A*. J. L. Dunlop, and Drs. Blackall and Richardson. Correspondence was read from (1.) The Department of Public Health, in reply to a communication from the local hospital regarding the annual government sub-idy. Tat Department communicated with the committee of the hospital about fire weeks ago intimating that it was not usual to allow subsidy on any buildings constructed in connection with an hospital nnless the recogniae I rule of snhmit;ng plans and specifications for approval had been complied with previous to such work being executed. It appears that the local l.o.pital deciled to fcrnish the Department with the plans sought for in hopes of having same rec.ognisa- and in order to be eligible to receive the subsidy. In...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
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BUNGENDORE [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 6 September 1904
'BUNGENDORE ON Friday last Mr. Pederson, butter expert from the Agricultural Department, gave a practical demonstration on butter-making and the general handling of butter, also with regard to separating. The demonstration took place at Mr. F. L. Smith's, in the pre sence of about 30 persons interested in dairy ing industries, in responce to a circular sent by Constable Hargrave. Thanks are due to Mr. W. Edmonds, of Ingledow, who gener ously lent his butter worker, etc., for the oc casion. All those present expressed them selves as being highly pleased and enlight ened by the way Mr. Pederson instructed them in all matters of detail, which were clearly and forcibly illustrated. Those pre sent expressed the hope that Mr. Pederson would re-visit this centre in the course of a few months, when the dairying industry would be in full swing. At the conclusion a hearty vote of thanks was accordered Mr. Pederson for his very able and instructive address. It is mainly due to Constable Har gr...