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State Clothing Factory. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Btate Clothlnff Fattory. The Public Service Board has at last presented its report concerning the above. The report (some in teresting portions of which appear to have been smothered by the daily papers) is highly favorable to the State Factory. The Commissioners find that the quality of the factory's garments was very satisfactory. The State Clothing Factory suits have proved gopd value, the condi tions of the employees have been first-class, and the whole operations of the concern come out without any suspicion of shoddy work, or shoddy material. It is recommended that the factory be continued for an other two years, and| that all the Stats clothing be made therein. Refer ence is gently made to the swindles worked in some private contracts. Should the Government refuse to send all State work to the factory, it will defeat the recommendations of the Board. At the Inquiry the employees were represented by Mr. H. E. Holland.
Passing notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
I Passing Dotes. By ] 'OTirs.'-: Up to Friday last, that big po litical job, 'the Myall Creek Estate, had not panned out ac cording to Ministerial expecta tations. The Minister buoyed himself up with the hope that Saturday would bring a ' rush of applicants.' The coercionists are getting in some fine work in Tonga, where^Jiey have started out to deal with all and sundry who do not meekly bow the neck to a foreign joke. The British High Commissioner recently made some drastic ' constitu tional ' changes all on his own, and a native document — a so:t of round robin — was pre pared ai:d taken around for signatures. The document read : We, the nobles and representatives of the people, having considered the ad dresses of the High Commissioner, are not willing that any officers or representatives of the British Gm eminent sl:a'l interfere in the internal administration of the king .lorn. Where the interests of British sub jects or foreigners arc i ot concerned, we ?lire not willing to pla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
__ ? «feUl AflTertU»ment», NURSE SMYTH, OHas.TXT'IC.A.TBnS ladies' asr-crs.SE, HAS Comfortable Accommodation for Ladies ?A-T KBS. nWCTJOJTID-A.'y'S, and is prepared to attend Ladies in their own homes in Town or Country. KELVINSIDE Boarding : Establishment. iLnte Kok, Shamrock, and Thistle Hold) MONARO STRKKT. QUKANBKVAN, Near the Bridge. Moderate Charges. RelrtihmenU ?! all Hours. Kwiy Convenience for Coutitrjt Visitors. . . -*. Good Stabling «.ccommi-oi ion. -»- MBB. J. MOTraAT, gropri«trcl«. tbe Queaitbeyan leader Who is it speaks of defeat? I tell you a cause like ours Is greater than defeat can know ; It is the power of powers! As surely as the earth rolls round, As surely as the golden sun Brings the great sea- wave Must our cause be won. —Francis Adams.
LOCAL NEWS. [?]gendore Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
LOCAL HEWS. Bnnnnaon Pallet Oanxt. At the Police Court on Wednesday, 26th, before Mesfrs Elliott (P.M.), Mcjannett, and Welch (Js.P.), a youth, 14 years of age, appeared on remand charged with attempting to carnally know a child under the age of 10 years, to wit, seven years. Mr. Garraway for defendant. The case was heard with closed doors, and after hearing the evidence, also medical testimony, the Bench dis missed the case.
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday, 2 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
TELEGRAMS. gynifSY, Monday,, a p.m. MR. Reid last night advocated ' Anti-Socialistic' Leagues '' m all the States. DrLeslife; of/Laiabton, is suffering fmm'nWnp Police raided a gambling den at Kogaroh; yesterday, and arrested twenty. Chjnamen. ./_ MrHolman,. labor member, ad vocates nationalisation of ferry ser vices and ships carrying passengers on the Australian coast. W;'-3*Keicope'of the I*ands Cotnmis iiioriSs to make .inquiries into the §gimsjBrown and Myall Creek cases. ?~^fBief-pay,-»f a newly-born infant fjjmsjowfr in a sewer at Ultimo. iOEamiflnatc shocks nave-occurred Itn&ifeliiuiiStiibCTlanf and Italy. ^^^^gS^g^pssacks terror
A HUMAN MONKEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
A HUMAN MONKEY. Inquiries have recently been made at tbo chiof office* of the Salvation Army with re - Hard to a report in an American paper saving that a girl who wob found in a Keutuh hop field, dressed in the skin of a monkey, had arrived it New l'ork with a Salvation Army ofBocr. Brigadier Clibburn and utneer Nicholls were first seen, and were able to confirm the report and to give the whole nnd true story of the girl's remarkable corcor. He parents of the child are unknown, bat it i* conjectured that when about tno years of age she wsf stolon by an itinerant mio-trel, wbotravelled about »11 parti of tbe . nuutry. This nun, it seems, procured annldsBin or a monkey and stuok it on tho child, to whom ha administered repeated doses of gin to atnp her growth. The gin prodimd this effect, and even now the girl is little bigger than a midget. In the course of time tbe pkin caine lo fitter child like a ((love, and all hnmnnit.v eoon began to be hidden. Tho face aud hands only were expo...
ALL ROUND. THE VENUS OF MILO. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
ALL BOtria TBE VENUS OF V.IL0. Thew b nothing su s^ange or to - ron* In the world at habit, This trite opinion wu brought home to me »i«'fr»t,-*''™)w? in reading the latest oopy of the ' Bkeujb. Thai lively and readable Journal sets forth th. waiTbdovsd Vennuof Milo in a dozen different positions, all of them showing ner loni-inlsauig, hand-sew, perspective arms. And oach ifaaginative pose, th'onfch the out oome of the brain of renowned artists, is less acceptable than the other'. Ol course, she onoa had arms, but, rohl ed ot them, sbo h« feigned so long as an alorable iiueon of nobility, purity and beauwthat jt this Iato date does the want any r When Mrs. Orsnt was reoeiving great ovations in the White House through General Grant, someone suggested to her to undergo on opora jon for a cut in her eyes, and sbe said, 'I.?; the General fell in love with me and married mo and loves mo still with mj eyrs as they arc, so I won't suffer an operation. Ana , fio with tho Venus of Milo ; her...
BROKEN HEARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
BROKEN HEARTS. When it is said thut a person died of a broken heart the statement is commonly regarded as a romantic stretch of the imagination, indnlgod in by writers of fiction for the purpose of exaggerating the passions of their Vroes and heroines. But according to high medical authority, It is quite possible to din of irrief. which is a more accurate way of nayinjr * broken bean. The ailment popnlarly known as ' a broken bean' has caused 'he death of a great number of persons famous in history. William Pitt, it is asserted, died of a broken b'urt. as a result of the failure of hu antj Napoleonic policy. Napoleon himself succumbed to similar causes. His dm til was antually caused by an int.-rnnl complaint but it is not supposed it would lmv,: bepn fatal but for tbo depression brought about by his defokt and exile. 0&1EF IV KBf A2tt- ASHUUS. That grief prostrates and- often causes physical diraase and death ia a fact estab lished boynnd qucJtiun by medical evidence. Anima...
HAPPY INNOCENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
HATPr INNOCENCE. 'Johnnie,' ssid bis mother, tho other dsy, catching the younir gentleman in tbe act of propelling pebbles in the direction of neighbor Jones' windows ; ' Johnnie, do you know that it is very wrong for little boys to throw stones? Never let me see joudo it again.' Johnnie looked into his mother's face with that calm assurance whieh comes of a sense of innocent intent, and said : 1 Mamma, 'eposlmr David's folks hod boon so particular, wouldn't it have been a bad thing for the Israelites f— Boston Trauu cript.
A REMARKABLE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
A Tmu4P.TrA-HT.iii DOQ. The following peouliar incident is told by a Baltimore man as occurring to his fox terrier : ? One day, while the cellar; door was ri. the dog descended in search of rats, at ut9o'olork. At 9.30 thodogwassoarobed for and thouirht lost. No further notice was taken in. the matter until the next morning at U o'clock, when I was attracted by a dog yelling.. After a careful search in tho cellar, which nvealed only a pilo of sand by the wall, 1_ noticed the dog's nose protruding through' an tnoh board at tlio top window of tbe cellar lookhut Into the yard. I went im mediately upstairs and removod five brie ks from the pavement and pulled the dog out. After a careful inspectiou I discovered be had dug undar the foundation of the house in the sand, whiuh had caved in on him. Finding no other means of eacapo he dug up to the BurfaM, a distance of six feet, and on orrivintr at the bri--k surface, which hod been recently paved, dug toward the window, a distanco of three...
AT A ST. ANDREW'S NIGHT SUPPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
AT A 8T. ANDREWS NIGHT 8UP PER. ' MThisUe— ' What unchreeatian chunks ye'ro outtin', Mao. For a lawyer ye*tt an unco duffer atcarvin'!' The M'Vdlnm of that Ilk (who, unsteady by reason of copious libations of ulenlivet, was mth'esply mangling a leg of mutton)— ' The de'Ufcik' this knife! Hie— hie. It's got nae mair odge on't than the wot o' a tee total bailie whan he presides at the polecce ooort !. It's an awfu* weepen for a man like me to use, acoustomed as I am tae sharp praoUoe— hio !'
Essayist A WHITE WITCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Essayist A WHITE WITCH. A girl residing in Rosoorla, in Cornwall, the daughter of poor parents, was -seized with fits-epUeptie, 1 should imagine, but no one can (peak with any oertaraty about tbis because no doctor was called in. A white witch in the neighbourhood, however, was consulted. She shook her bead, and said the coee was serious, and in all probability the girl had been bewitched bi somebody.' They hod better take her away, try to dis cover who it was, -and bring her back in a npMk * . Before the week was up the Witch's in taUige&t«uggestwn4iad produeedita effect. The girl began to dream every night of a stoat elderly woman with a very redfooe.-who .ap proached tier in a threatening manner and her parents hurried off. to report this new and abuming symptoms to the witch.. 01 course the Tritoh was triumphant. Then, could not he . doubt that the red; faced elderly lady of the girl's dream hod wrought the mischief. It only remamed to identify her. Did the parents know ...
OUTMATCHED. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
OUTMATCHED. A young Irishman in want of a five-pound note wrote to his nncle as follows — 1 Dear Uncle,— If you could see how I blush for shame while I am writing, you would pity me. Do you know why p Because I have to ask you for a few pounds, and do not know how to express myself. It is impossible for me lo tell vau. I nrefor to die. ' I send you this by messenger, who will wail for an answer.— Believe me, my dearest uncle, your most obedient and aSeationato nephew, ' ? ' ' P. S ? Overcome with shame for what I have written, I have been running after the messenger in order to take tho letter from him, but 1 cannot oatoh him up. Hoaven grant that something may happen to stop him, or that my letter may get lost.' The ancle was naturally touched, bat was equal to the emergency. Be replied as fol 'My Dear Jook, — Console yourself, and blush no longer. Providence has. heard your prayers. The messenger lost your letter. — Your affectionate uncle ' ? .'
SOCIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
SOCIALISM. 1 This is eomothing liko a meeting;, ain't it, mate f ' You're right, old chum. Seems to me the people oro beginning to understand Socialism.' ? JuBt it, old fellow. Nationalisation's the thing. No landlords, no land-grabbing — share and share alike.' ' Take it from them that has, and give to them that hasn't, ebf 'Hit it, mate ! You'vo copped the bloom ing nail fair on tho head.'
ONLY ONE MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
ONLY ONE MISTAKE. 'Are you tho editor of tho Bliz rardf Tho caller v.ir a M ranger with bis hat on the back of his head aud a broad smile on bis face? - 'I am eir,' anxwered the man at the ' Then it was you, 1 presume— ba ! ha !— who wrote the notice of my daughter's wedding — ha ! ha ! — thut was in tho paper ' Certainly not.'! 'It was all right,' said the stranger, jerk ing him out of hiB chair in tho exoesa of his hand-Bbaking zeal. ' It was all right,' he added, slamming him against tho wall. ' There wasn' t anything wrong with it at all,' continued tho aifuble culler, grabbing the editor bv tho collar, pushing him back wards over the chair, ratcbing him by tbe heeltt, hanling him around the room, upset ting tho furniture with him, and finishing by jamming him into tbe waste bosket. ' There wsb nothing the matter with it, sir, except that my daughter wasn't married at all, sir ! Good moraim? V
Notabilities 'DISRAELI'S PLACE IN LITERATURE.' [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
Notabilities ? DISEAELTS PLACE IN LITEHA TUBE.' ' In the next century little 'will be heard ol Lord Beaconafield, the Jingo Prime Minister; but some of tbe Benjamin DisrueliTbiotures of English society and the British Parliament may still amuse and instruot onr desoend snts.' Such is tbe prediction which Mr. Frederic Harrison hazards in on article, under the above title, in the new number of the Forum. na hovel ii a roLmau wiupoir. If the prediction be realised, it will not be altogether unfair even to 'Disraeli the jpoliti- elan ; for it was in his novels, as Mr. Froude has pointed out, and especially in ' Sybil,' that Disraeli's best political aspirations wore embodied. As Mr. Froude says :— ' It is dear from ? Sybil' that there has been a time when he could have taken up as a statesman, with all his heart, the cause of labour. He had suffered himielf in the suffering and de moralisation which he had witnessed, and If ? the young generation' to whom he appealed would have gone alo...
EXPRESSIVE SENTENCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 2 May 1905
EXPRESSIVE SENTENCES. We give below a few gems culled from the works of Ponron du T-rrail : ? Her hand was cold like that of a ser pent.' ' Tbe Countess waa about to reply when s door opened and dosed ber mouth. 'Ha, Ha! he ezolaunod, ia Portu guese.' ' The Colonel pvwd backward and forward, with his hands behind his bock, reading the newspaper/ ? At this eight the negro's face grew dread fullypole.' ? The man was dressed in a velvet jacket, and in pants of the same color.' — Le Figaro.