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CHURCH NOTICES. SUNDAY, MAY 23, 1915. Church of England. Christ Church, Queanbeyan. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
,CHURCH NOTICES. SUNDAY, b.MAY 23, 1915. Church of England. Christ Church, 'Quefinbeyan Queanbeyari--8 a.~i;., H.C. Queanboyan.: 11 a.m. 7 p.m;, Patriotic : Service.:: Burra, 3 p.m. Rev. Gordon H. Hirst, Th.L. St. John the-Baptist's' Church, Can. " berra-lla.m'." and 7 p.m. tJriarra--3 p.m. Duntroon,7 p.m. o Rev: F.. G. TWari.
CAPTAIN'S FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
CAPTAIN'S FLAT. At. the ripe old age of 84 years there.: passed away on Monday, rothl instant, at the residence of his datgh ter, Mrs. Olman Harrison, of Silver Hill, Mr. Edward Golding. -The de-. ceased gentleman was a native of Ire land,. and emigrated to Australia 72 years ago. ,For over 50o years he had lived at Rossi aind in its immediate vicinity, and was revered by every one. He retained full possession of his faculties up to the moment. of his death. : During his illness he was most faithfully nursed by Mrs. Har rison.. The fuu'eral cortege was the largest ever'seen here, testifying to the respect, and esteem in which .Mr. Golding and his family are held.. He leaves three sons and three daugh. ters and ;a" large -number of grand children arid. ,great grand-children. The remains were interred in the R. C. portion of: the Hoskingtown cemetery. The Rev. Father ,Power conducted the the last sad-rites at the graveside in a very impressive mail ner. The funeral arrangements were c...
GENERAL ITEMS, [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
GýNERAY. ITZMS, The news of. the death of General Bridges:;was received here with very deep regret. Since the appeal appearing in our recent issue on behalf of the Belgian Babies' Clothes fund, Mrs. Miller has received over a hundred useful gar ments for the fund. Further supplies are necessary and' will be gladly -re ceived by Mrs. Miller at the Residency, Canberra. The saddle and bridle presented to the committee of the Canberra sports on behalf of the Belgian Fund, by Messrs. Butler and Sons, saddlers, has been won by Mr. M. Sherd of Bungendore. Mr. Cox, well-known in the Mud gee district, has been appointed assis tant stock inspector for the Federal territory, under the Department of Home Affairs. He is at present visit ing Tidbinbilla district. Mr. Henry A. Macfarlate of Wall andbeen was the successful tenderer for Sheedy's paddock of 4Izac. on Uriarra Road, at 3/6 an acre, with conditionsas to fencing, exterminating rabbits,. etc.. The upset price was 2/4 with the above condit...
STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
STRIK.E. Some of the men engaged on the sewer tunnel work have struck, ow ing, it is stated, to two workmen be ing discharged on account:of a charge they put in not exploding. The de partmental officers will make an in quiry into the matter. Mr. T. Hill, the engineer, leaves Melbourne to night. It is to'be hoped the matter will be amicably settled, as the pre sent is no time for strikes or feuds between master and man.
Canberra Notes. FORMATION OF RECHAYITE LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
Canberra Notes. FORMATION OF RECHAYIT± LODGE. On Saturday afternoon last an in teresting event took place at Canberra, namely, the establishment of the first temperance society in the Federal territory. This was the institution of the Molonglo Tent, a juvenile branch of the Independent Order of Rechabites, which took place at the Power House camp. Colonel Miller, the Administrator, was to have pre sided, but urgent public business prevented his doing so. A letter of apology from him was read in which he expressed his most sincere sym pathy with the movement. Brother Frank Chapman, D.S.J.T., of the order performed the ceremonies usu ally observed in establishing a new tent, and he gave an interesting ad dress in which he strongly advocated the claims of the Rechabite Order as a front rank friendly society. He also congratulated those present on being present on an historic occasion, pointing out to the young members of the new Tent that they were associa ted with large numbers of Juv...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. 29oth day of the war. Still, like a well-known brand of whisky unfortunately, going strong. Rabbit drives are now being organised in many country towns on half holidays. Following the recent rainfall, cold, bleak weather has prevailed followed by heavy frosts. An important meeting of the Amateur Sports Club is convened for Tuesday night next. May 24 (Empire Day) has .been pro' claimed a publihc holiday for the whole state. On Tuesday the Rev. Dr. Radford was elected Bishop of Gonlburn in succession toDr. Barlow. On Snuday the Rev. G. H. Hirst will copduct a patriotic service in Christ Church. Among the list of persons who pnrchased the Belgran flag on Friday the name of Mr. H. Lazarns, who bid ,?I, was accident ally omitted. A final reminder I Don't miss attending the Guild Ball to-night. Elaborate prepar ations are being made and this is to be the function of the season. Meat will shortly rise in price all roundn In fact you can " steak" your life on it. Local butch...
WOOL SALES TO RESUME. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
WOOL SALES TO RESUME. Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd. report that the wool sales dispute has been amicably settled. Auctions are to resume next Tuesday. The dcmand for both good merino and crossbred wools continues keen. During tne present week we sold over 100 bales crossbred fleece to local woollen' mills at prices ranging from' 12d to 14d per lb. These purchases "are to be used in the manufacture of cloth for military clothing.
John Bridge and Co. Shareholder's Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
John Bridge and Co. Shareholder's Annnal Meeting. Presiding at the Annual Meeting on the 14th instant, Mr. Liojel Bridge (Chairman of. Directors), in submitting the report and balance.: sheet for the past financial year, revealed a highly satisfactory con dition ot affairs, notwithstanding the burden of war and. drought.. The turnover was stated to be £2,202,019, and the Pyrmont wool store, which, the experts were agreed, lad no equal in Australia, had been completed, its storage re sources now being doubled. This was important because it showed. that they haa'been able, in spite of the unusually severe demand upon their space to do all the work under their own roof both in Sydney arid the Northern Capital. Not a "soli tary bale, Mr. Bridge stated, had been handled outside their own pre mises. Hie referred to. their offer, last year, of the wool show floor, in cluding a gymnasium' installation, for the drilling of the trainees dur ing the winter. It was not possible. to continue thi...
Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
* Police Court. • On Wednesday, before Mr. R. 'G.' Mc. Kenzie, J.P., two offenders for being drunk were each fined ro0. To-day before;Mr. R. Moore, J.P., Wilham Moore, a stranger, arrested by Constable Corbett for behaving in a riotous manner was fined ? L. Patrick Michael Maxwell, arrested by Constable MeNeely and charged with a similar of fence, was fined 30/.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. Scores made at the rifle range on Wednesday were : 6ooyds hp. t'tl. T. Warren 46. 2 .48 A. H. Legge' .43 47. G. 'Gregory' 42'- - 44 H. Taylor 42 sc 42 W. Mayo 39 3 42 M. Potiri 33 8 4x L. Quigley 34 6 40 It is probable that parliament will re.as semble on July 15. It is more than likely that a number of contentious measures will be brought forward. When they grant Home Rule for' Ireland, It may prove no boon to be In that land of mists and mireland, Where fierce factious can't agree ; But tlo parliament in Dublin, In ils first debate is sure To vote the Nation's gratitude, For Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.
To the Belgian Flag. [THE rain lent a world of sorrow to last Friday's celebration. King Albert's flag, wet, with the tears of Heaven, hung limply from its staff and seemed to croon a melody of deerest pathos] [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
TO the Belgian Flag. [THE rain lent a world of sorrow to last Friday's celebrasion. King Al bert's flag, wet, with the tears of Heaven, hung limply from its staff and seemed to croon a melody of deepest pathos ] Poor drooping colours I ye shall float again, Adown the tresses of a fav'ring wind; What the' to-day ye hang in sleet and rain ? Our Lord is gra:ious, and His Mother kind, Brave Belgian banner in the battle borne Take heart; (since heart, still throb bing brats in thee, Tho' nigh to breaking) for the com ing morn Shall fling thy radiance far, from sea to sea. Tho' life be ebbing, and tho' hope seem dead, A promise wakens-yea, the tide shall turn ; The night shall pass, and Black and Gold and Red The sun of Fortune shall thy draping burn. We read thy ,story in thy triple bars Thy great heart breaking for a Na tion's dead: And, 'neath the aegis of our Cross of stars. Australian born, thank God that we have read. That blackened '.-bar thy sorrow surely tells I 'Tis crepe that o...
Our Soldiers in Egypt. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
Our rSoldiers in Eggpt. Colonel Ryrie, in aletter to a friend in North Sydney and dated Ma'Adi, a- Egypt, March 26,' says, -" Iam ~iell Ig and having a fairly good time.. We ie are all getting a bit sick of doing no se thing, we would like to go to the al front and do a bit of fighting. We Id have had no word lately about going. rs The old Turks came back' at the ). Canal the other night and perhaps the s authorities think they had better not 1. take away. too' many troops from y Egypt while they are poking about," rt because it would never do to let them e get anything like a footing"'as those it rotten Egyptians would rise in: a e minute if they thought the Turks had i- a show. Another thing is the mat-: ,, ter of ships; they; will :take the ini fantry first, because'-a ship that will carry 500 men anid 50oo horses will carry 2o00o infantry. We had a sham b fight on Tuesday, this ,iBrigade' r against the '1st Brigade, who are at , Heliopolis, i4 miles away, we started .t out at 8 ...
Plenty of Good Reasons Why [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
Plenty of Good Reasons ? Wh These are some of themr '' Every Customer receives absolute satislaction. - 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 Retreshment Rooms, Monaro.street, Queanbeyan. Tele phone 77. For Children's Hacking Cough at night Woods' Great Poppormint Curo Is 6d.
LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
LONDON, Friday. Italy :has decided to join the Allies. A .declaration by,. the Italian Ge vernment 'that this. is not to :lead to armed. intervention, in the w*fr has been approved by the Chami'er of Deputies by 276 to" 54. Diplomatic circles :predict :?that Greece, Roumania and Bulgaria will follow. . The Austro-German army .consists of 32 army corps, 10 of which ar'e composea of Germans, who occupy a front of 200 miles in Southern Poland. It Is announced that in Galicia a great battle has begun which wilt tax the Russian resources to the utmost. The struggle is most vio lent at Jaroslav, where the Russian shells repeatedly destroyed the Ger man pontoons; hundreds of soldiers being drowned. The Germans are bombarding the western forts south of Przemsyl. Owing to a dense fog things are quiet along the whole front in Flan ders. It is rcporte at Athens that the Allies have occupied Kilid Bahr to profit. It is understood that all Asiatic forts on the Dardanelles have been silenced. The...
Who Was Guilty? CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
Who was SGuilty? 4 CHAPTER I. Thc. town of Stillford, situated in a busy manufacturing district in .the North of England, was being enliv-' ened by the.visit of a theatrical com pany. Stillford, though so * near manry great centres. of industry, was itself a rather sleepy old place and had preserved simplicity enough to be pleasantly excited by the advent of a'. troupe of actors who could hardly claim to be first-rate, though the flaring posters which announced their arrival gave a very eulogistic account of their capabilities. The simple townspeople were:flattored to think that they would so soon have an opportunity of witnessing a per-,. .formance which: conquered London, and therefore.the ivorld, and of gaz ing oin comedians of such general celebrity. . . It was a ltitlc disappointingj when: the'company did arrive, to find that they were so ordinary in appearance, and that the boots of the gentlemen, whom all beholders agreed 'in de claring to be noble-looking in. the highest acg...
THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 21 May 1915
THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS. All suffering fromi irritation of the' throat and hoarseness will be agree ably surprised at the almost imme diate 'relief afforded by the use of "Brown's Bronchial Troches." These famous .iozenges" are now sold by most. respectable chemists in the country. People troubled with a hacking cough, a slight cold or bron chill troubles cannot try them too 'soon,'.as similar troubles," if allowen to progress, result in serious pulmon ary and Asthmatic affections. See that the signature of.John I. Brown and Son is 'on every wrapper.-Pre pared by John I. Brown & Sons, Boston, U.S.A. European Depot, 33 Fariingdon Road, London, England.