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Garden and Field Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
Garden and Field Calendar for January. o As we expected, the weather has been unsettled with some heavy rain falls and the heat has been -a re cord for December throughout the State, but the frequent showers coun teracted the effects of sun and wind, and crops are all promising heavy yields. The soil is in good order for cropping, and all available land should be sown with something that wviil be useful for green feed, en silage or green manuring. Dairy men and others cannot possibly have too much in the way of food supplies in the face of a general shortage and certain high prices. Maize or corn is splendid for ensil age or green feed, and grows very quickly. M-angcls or mangel wurzel give immense yields, and are grand for dairy cows, pigs and all stock; they should be largely grown. Spray ing for cherry tree slug, so often neglected, is very important; the slug causes the leaves to turd rusty and fall off, and destroys the -vital ity of the -trees and the coming crop. Arsenate of ...
Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
Current Topics. Counsel's Opinion.-Dry law is not quite so unfavorable to the position of the State Government in the matter of the wheat seizure as might have been expected. WVe may remark, in passing, however, that it is very regrettable that struggling men, such as mcst of settlers are, should be com pelled to incur the heavy expense ot obtain ing counsel's opinion.and moving the Inter State Commission,or the High Court. How ever, the N.S.W. Farmers' Association has taken this step, and a summary of the opin ion has been sent to all the branches of the Associations In the first place, counsel states that it is clearly mandatory that the Necessary Commodities Commission shall forthwith institute an inquiry as to whether 5/- per bushel is, or is not, a fair price for the grain. If prices in other markets are allowed to carry any weight, it would seem that there can be but one reply to this question. Meanwhile, there are many growers whose necessities would make them willing to acce...
Toot Your Tooter. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
:.Toot Your Tooter. I?sPECTruLLY dedicated- to the constitu. ent parts of an inharmonious soclety:--.. If you toot your little tooter and then lay down your horn, -Thoro'es not' a soul in ten short days will know that you were lorn. .. - The man tlat gathers pumpkins is the? mani who ploughs all day,. And the man who keeps a-bumpin' is the man who makes it pay -"The man. who advertises with short and sud den jerks, ; . s the man who blamns the editor because it never works. 'The manr who gets thobusiness has a strong and steadypull, "He keeps his trade and paper from year to year quite full, He plans his advertising in a thoughtful, honest way;: ,And keeps for. ever atrit until he makes it " pay The Sofler of; the Nationai Rifle Association to con'duct the. musketry : istiruction of '::the expeditionary forces. has belen' accepted.: A camp will: be established at Long Bay, and' batches of 250 merin? Vill be sent. from- Liverpool- for training.
On Licensed Premises [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
On Licenisell Premises A'r the Burrowa Police Court, be fore Mr. A. O. Butler, Police-Magis trate, Benjamin Morgan (chairman of the local Licensing Bench), Thomas Hoskins (alderman), and Edward Neal (sanitary inspector) pleaded not guilty to being on the licensed premises of the Court House Hotel, Burrowa, wihoiut lawful ex cuse. For the defence Bejamin Mor gan told the Bench that a complaint from Sergeant Barnes in connection with the sanitary arrangements on the local racecourse, of which the Council are the trustees, was brought before a meeting of the Council on the night in question, and it was re ferred to.the works comimittee. Trhe hour being late, and the Council in ill health, they did not wish to detain him, so he and the other two alderman, with the sanitary inspector, adjourned to the Court House Hotel, where Alderman Frey wvas staying, to discuss the matter; it was urgent business and he was going-away on holidays ; after they had been at the hotel for some time he hear...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
CURED of CHRONIC RHEUMATISM BY THE CONSISTENT USE OF CLEMENTS TMr. RIED. DIAIMIOND, J.P., of No. 6 SI:osedile Street, retersham whose declaration is here published, is one -of the oldestan ed best-known press agents of N.S.W. lle suffered from kRRheiaatism, and tried all manner S of aneas to get back his health. All these failed until he tried thisblood Saurifringmedicine. Howtlongittook to rid his system of the p aonswh meh caused lIsa agtlising p~w, a ln tor ncut is best told in Ilas own words: • To CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " From May to the end of October, 1912, 1 sfifered agonies with acute MUSCULAR RIIEUMATISM. Ankles, kuies, and shoulder joints ware swollen h and painfal,with excruciating pains in my back. I was is a wretched and btlpless cendition, could scarcely stand, I completely lost appetite. and sleep at cinht. I had the best medical advice, -Turkish and hot salt-water 'Lat!t cuto of nunmber, and was mas caged three times a week, but all to ro purpose. I despaired of ever b...
Rev. R. G. Reynolds. A MINISTER CHANGES HIS NAME. GERMANS TOO MANY FOR HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
A MINISTER CHANGES HIS NAME. GERMANS TOO MANY FOR HIM. AT a meeting of the Presbytery of Sydney, -held the other evening, a letter was read from the Minister of the Leichhardt Presbyterian Congre. gation asking the :Presbytery . to change his name: in .the Presbytery roll from that of R.- G, Hoisler to Reynold Godfrey Reynolds. The substance of the letter is as follows : "The following change of nmy name has been. presented to Mr. W Wood; land he has returned .word stating that, the same will be gazetted without: delay. I hope you .will make this change on the. Presbytery rull as soon -as possible. Whereas I was born in Victoria, and in view of my mother being an English-Austra-2 lian by birth, and as my father never resided in Germany, though of Ger -man birth, and in consideration of the tr'eachery- and barbarities which the German army have comimitted, and the 'awful horrors and bloodshed aida desolation that it has brought upon the civilised world, and because of .the hacking to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
IT COMBINES HAPPILY WITH AEFRATED WATERS AMEDICINAL TiC BEVER AGE EFFECTIVE AND READY! Hayes- Russe l, Limited, " Where the Good Values Are," Queanbeyan, ONCE AGAIN ANNOUNCE THEIR EAT DISgCIU T SIALE AND THEIR MONEY-SAVING OPPORTUNITIES. THIS TIME': SPECIAL DISCOUNT SALE. We are ready and right in the front. When we announce a sale you may rest assured same will he Powerful and Effective. This, our Discount Sale,'is going to be sharp and furious-Bargains will be-offered-to our customers, who will also receive a Special Discn;unt. Therefore enormous savings.are to be obtained by paying the establishment of HAYES & RUSSELL, LTD., a-visit. WATOll FORB SPECIJL WINDOWV DISPLAYS." BARGAINS! BARGAINS ! BARGAINS ! Ladies, Remember-Special Lines at Discount Sale Prices. You know what this means. For Bargains of the truest type, we will start with Special Discounts off all Furnishiug Drapery, Ironmongery, Furniture, Glassware, Crockery., and Plated Ware. All goods Marked in Plain Figu...
On the Benches in the Park. COOING COUPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
Oi the IIenlches in the Park. COOING COUPLES. BJr request we ask couples " mashing " in the park in the daylight not to make the pace too hot. Of course at holiday time some latitude might be allowed, but even then there is a limit: The way one couple demonstrated their af fections to each other on aseat up there on Boxing afternoon is said to have quite played on the minds of other visi tors to the shady trees and well kept flower-beds. So much did it affect those who finally made themselves be lieve that they were not dreaming and were not at a play or picture show that home life appears to have become quite mixed for a time afterwards. Young boys.and girls without lovers being utterly despondent, and wives and hus bands were thrown right off their bal ance by Ihe "other halves " coming home and acting as they. did in the courling days withoiut any apparent cause. One lady we believe was so flabbergasted that she exclaimed, " Why John you're drunk." We are told that a too ardent e...
THE COURTS. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13. (Before Mr. S. B. Gunn, P.M.) CRUELLY ILLTREATING ANIMALS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
THIE COURTS. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13. &nbsp; (Before Mr. S. B. Gunn, P.M.) CRUELLY ILLTREATING ANIMALS MARY JANE BLUNDELL was charged with cruelly illtreating a horse the property of Elizabeth Caelli. Mr. F. P. Woodward appeared for plaintiff and Mr. E. E. Morgan for defendant. Moqunted Constable Brown stated that on the 31st December he inter- viewed Mrs. Blundell and afterwards inspected a horse in a neighbouring paddock. The horse was severely bitten on the fetlock, was lame, and appeared to be in great pain. Mrs. Blundell admitted putting the dogs on to the horse. The horse was not in a fit state to work when he saw it. To the P.M. : Mrs. Blundell said the horse was in her potato and maize crop and she turned the dogs loose to drive the horse out. The horse was in fair condition and its lameness was due to the biting it re- ceived from the dogs. &nbsp; To Mr. Morgan: Mrs. Blundell &nbsp; told me the children had endeavoured -to put the horse out before the ...
Returning Germans. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Returiuinug 4 ermans. 'ITae Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce)- was not disposed on Sunday to disiuss.the arrangements under which 8.6-oivll officers from the German pos sessions, with their wives and families were allowed to take their departnrQ from Australia in the Sonoma on Sat urday, but he made one or two signifi cant observations. " Before we con firmed 'the terms of capitulation of German New Guinea, arranged between Colonel Holmes and Dr. Haber, the Acting Governor of the German posses. aions, we consulted with the War Office who advised us to honor them. he said. [M " Advance subscriptions tq the Agg are now due.
Back from Rabaul. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
tlack foi'on Raýbauil. TIe sateamer Eastern with the mn from New Guinea arrived in Sydney on Saturdiny morning. The passen. geirs include 270` Australianr soldiers, with Colonml Holmes and about a dozen officers. The Colonel- expressed him self inipressed with he ivaluled of the islandsI. The troops marched ihrough the city to YTiotpria Barracks, end we accorded an enthusiastic wveloome. Sergeant G. Richards of Goulburn, aiidwlio is also well-known in Quean beyan, and is on the Brigade Staff, ie amongst those returned.
Motor Feat. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Motor Feat. - A MoIoit car carrying a fishing party, last Saturday night essayed the feat of going down Mount Werong, some 18 miles from Taralga, and a distance of three miles in decent- ihe task was safely accomplished, and this, local authorities state, is' the first occasion on which it has. The motor climbed the 'iountaiw od the return journey equally as suiccessfully,. being driven backivaids.AGoulbuinn ",Herald."
Queanbeyan P.L.L. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
4QuiaIlbyana P.L. L. Tae tenth annual meeting of the .Queanbeyan b anch of the P.U.LI was held last night, a large number of mem being in attendance. The'election of officers resulted as under:. Presideit, ' Mr. E. O'Rourke; Vice. Presidents, Mesers. J. J. -Breen, J. Woodger, John Thompson and O. White; Treasurer, Mr. A. Lazarus, Secretary, Mr. -T. O. O'Brien; General Committ ,e, Messres: A. Moore, W. Her ris, T. Jordan,-O. J. O'Rourke, H. F. Downey and A..Curran. Mr. . O'Rourk Was chosen, on be half of the loca branch, to attend next agnferenace (in April) as delegate, same to besnbmitted to other.electorate bran ches for endorserienit. >1;.` Advatice'subscriptionn to the AGE, yarly and quarterly, are now-due.
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1915. Cruel Stupidity [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
WITH WIlCH ARE INCOR1'ORATED QUUANBDTAN TIMES, BUNGENDORS MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY. JANUARY 19. 1915. Cruel Stupidity THI condition of the poultry -- Afarmiers-those .who have not yet been compelled to sacrifice their birds for want of feed-is so wretched that it is beginninig to attract public attention.' Be ing for the most part a poor and feeble folk, no public man who carries weight has thought, it worth his while to speak up for them. *The position is that bran " and pollard, . without which -it is impossible to keep poulty oii a large scale, are jfor mnany; not merelydear, but unprocurable. Had there merely been a rise in price, it would not have been so bad. The poultry meni would have. decided fottheiemselves whether it was worth `vhile to 'arry. on or not. They would 'certainly not have had any acute griev ance/against the Government. Biut though manyy would will ingly pay a high price,, it is now a penal offence. to ask it'1 This is due to the action of the ...
Plea for Bourke. "DEUCE TAKE TIPPERARY." [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Plea for Bourke. " DEUOE TAKE TIPPERARY." "Swanr Hawk"' writes: -We are right in the thick of thafr apparently popular refrain entitled " It's- a Long way to Tipperary," and even the oats and dogs are equalling mud yelping something akin to it at midnight's witching hour, the result being that the majority of the light sleeping brigade are wishing the composer of the song in question at the, bottom of the seia, or in the bell. like depths of a live crater. The sooner something fresh and touching, nearer home in the vocal line for the crowd is pitched on the market the better 'twill be for many people. It's a pretty good stretch to Bourke and that goat-iufea. led drought-st uicken, back country town oply had 6 inches of rain for 1914 -just fanoy that now. Wouldn't it be better if the average crazy "jingler" could manage to roll out a few verses on the awfully sad situation at Bourke where the " Darling showers " at times are enough to suffocate a bandicoot! Let the refrain be pitheti...
The Wheat Seizure. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
file Wheat Seizure. THE larger matter of the seizure of the new season's wheat is in suspense. The Inter-State Comnmission is to sit on Mon day next to decide whether any breach of the Constitution has been committed or not. The defence of the State authori ties is, virtually, that the wheat is, their own property.! an as sertion of "the divine right of kings," which in this 20th cen tury, is somewhat startling. Apart fromithe question which is to be decided by the Com mission, it is pointed out that the Government has unques tionably . been guilty 'of depri ving its own citizens of their property without giving any thing like fair, and adequate compensation, The wheat seized is worth in a fair and open market very much more than the niggardly 5/- which is all that the Government pro poses to give for it. The dif ference is being confiscated, 'a proceeding to which a very ugly term might justly be applied. Moreover, the statutory ditty of'the Necessary Commodities Commission is bein...
Hotel Charges Raised. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Hotel Charges Raised. AT a meeting of the (riundagai hotel keepers, held at Mrs. Nash's Bridge Hotel last week, united action was de cided on in respect to increasing pr ices. All drinks sold over the bar in future will be at prices that have ruled in *the past, except three-star brandy-a nobbler of that will cost 9d. English bottled beer and stout are not to be in creased in price, but all Colonial bottled beers will be charged for at 1/6 per bottle. A bottle of schnapps will cost the purchaser 6t more in fature, whilst a bottle of square gin will be 1/. pet bottle dearer-it was stated there will be no gin of-the "square" kind for sale shortly, as it comes from Holland. The shilling meal is to go-1/6 is to be the minitmum in futute and the lowest priced bed will also be 1/t6.
The Perfect Remedy [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
The Perfect Remedy For all complaints arising from a disordered stomach, Liver and Kid neys, Dr.- Morse's Indian Root Pills are without equal, and they are the Perfect Reniedy in All Female All ments. They are not advertised as a great "Cure All," but -as a Safe, Sure andd Reliable Remedy: for the Little Ills of Life, for which they. are unex celled. People who eat' and drink too much, or get their system upset from any.other. cause, .need a medicine of this kind to keep the digestive track in proper working order. Many serio'us illnesses are avoided by keeping such a simple remedy' at hand, and once. or :twice. a -week taking a -dose sufficient 'to cleanse, and tone the system. "*This is the- secret of good healthiin&lt; Man, Womnan, and Child, and anyone failing " to irecognise this simple fact runs-- a serious risk of contracting any of the dreaded complaints- so common. -The old saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,' - was never. more aptly to the poi...
Weather Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Weather Notes. A uLAT wave of intense severity is pias sing over the Australian continent.. .reidinga from 100 degrees up to.120 degrees are being recorded. Its effects are thel-urning up of vegetation of all kinds and the evaporation of moisture. from the land. The severity of the visitation has been. lersened here and theie by passing thundoratorms; but where this relief hea not. been experi onced the beat wave is intolerable.' In our own immediate district the morn ings have broken with a dense, haze the forerunner of a repetition and con tinuance of unabated heat conditions. Since our last issue, the following are the daily registrations at No, 2 local Rocording Station :-15th, 89.51; 16th. 95 ; 1.7th, 96.3 ; 18th, 103.5 ; 19th (this morning) 103 degrees maximum. At the time of going to press, the maximum'thermometer stood at 101 de grees, and was still rising. Yesterday heavy thunderstorms were passing round, but node fell within eight miles of Queanbeyan itself. At Cotter June...