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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
NURSE SMYTH, ceeth'ica.te^ X,-A_X)XES' 35rir^sE, KAS Comfortable Accommodation for Ladies AT MBS. Osfl;xri!riDA.'S''S, and is prepared to attend Ladies in their -.wn homes iu Town or Country. K£LVINSID£ Boarding : Establishment. (Late Rote, Shamrock, and TliUlle Hole!) MONARO STREET, QUKAKBKYAN. Near the Bridge. federate Charges. fiefreshmenU at at: Honrs. K*try Convenience /or Country Visitors. . . ^ Qsod StabUsg Accommoda ion. ^ MRS. J. XUBTDAY, Proprietress, Church Services. su3srr-ji.~x- zetext. Presbyterian. Queanbeyan, xi and 7.30. Y.irralumla, 3 p.m. ? J. Fusstti,. Che Queanbeyan Ceader Who is it speaks of defeat ? . I tell you a causc like ours' Is greater than defeat can know ; It is the power of j-owers ! As surely as the eartlt rolls round. As surely as the golden sun Brings the great sca-wavc Must our cause be won. — Francis Adams.
ESPALIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
EBFALIEBS. E'palien for truit trees should be 6ft. high. This give room enough for a proper devdopment, but when trees are limited to 3 w4 branches on each side, in a few years they are worn .out by the severe nrnning necessary to keep them within Winds. Give the trees room enough, and tbey will annually produoe a paying crop ; but confine them to a limited spaoe and ther soon get out oi condition. When properly managed, the eepalier . system is an exoeUent one for applee or peine, bnt it is not so well adapted for atone finite. Thus it does well for goose berries and red currants, which besr cbiefly ou the young wood. All the fine dessert gooseberries should be grown on espalier* to get well-flavoured bemee. The large I,in caahlre varietiee grown in this way are : many of them, superior in flavour to the' small borne* whioh those who Vncy so bet ter still continue to grow. Just a word more about pruning old-establistied espalier fruit trees. Every pruner should Enow what to aim at....
A NEWSPAPER OUTRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
A NEWSPAPER OUTRAGE. There is a liurseried fiction that it is a serious matter to at tempt to prejudice a law court, :uid we are taught that when a particular case or individual is being dealt with by the law it is not permissible to comment on the merits of the case or to make 11113- statement calculated to in any way affect the straight course of what we call Tustice. And if that fiction could al \va3*s be reduced to the limits of reality it would be a thing to be greatly desired and jealously cherished. But it seems that the measure of protection likely to be vouchsafed to au accused person by tlie operation of that safe-guaTdiiig principle is in these enlightened days largely regulated by his or her social and financial circumstances. * * * On Saturday night last the deplorable tragedy was enacted which cost John .Coppin his ? life, ,On Sunday^ morning FrankjCottam gave 'him self up tothe^litea^ £hat ? he'y i&4 Jibed 4he- fatal 'Shot. From the hour that he surren dered t...
SOMETHING ABOUT SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
SOMETHING ABOUr SEEDS. We cannot, as Shakcspere has it, look into tbe future, and say which seeds will grew aud which will not, but we can do the next beat thing, and buy tbe best seeds we can get, and at the beginning of a new year it ia generally neceaaary to overhaul the seed drawers and inske out a list of new seeds. I mention tnia now beoause some people have an idea old seeds are u«eless. But if the seeds were new, or nearly ao, when pur chased, and had been kept dry since, tbe greater part of the feeds purchased last season will produoe a reliable crnp, and those ve, have any doubt about may be tested by sowing, say, 100 seeds in a potand placing in a warm position anywhere till they ger minate. Onions will grow aa well the second Ssar aa the first, as will alao leeks, cabbages, russels sprouts, turnips, radishes,' an Uet tucea, and most of tbe bardy vegetables. Host people buy twice aa-many seeds aa they reqoirs and saw more than twice ns th'ck aa they need do
ASPARAGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
ASPARAGUS. Asparagus beds habitually rective good drawings with well-decayed manare, the more liberal the better, especially where atparague ia grown in rows across quarters, and not in tbe conventional way in beds.' When the latter are manured simply placs it upon the surface. In beds dig out soil from iha alleys bstweeu sllism, and put it neatly upon the manure so as to entirely cover it over.
BROCCOLI. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
BROCCOLI. BroccJi for hearting ia beat preferred daring winters by what is known as 'heeling' tbem over. The heads of the plant* are to be laid towards the son. Dig out, therefore, a spit of soil from near tho base if cacb plant ou its more minny side, then place the spade into the ground on its opposite aide, and with the aid of it and the foot force it over, m that it lies upon tbe ground. TLi* done, dig up more wil and lay it upon tbe atom up to the collar of eaeh plant, and a little extra upon the roota. In suoh position they withstand the hardest frosts and heart in well at the usual time. Even should ex cessively severe weather ocaur they arn thus, moreover, placed in poalUcn where litter can alao be strewn over tbem.
A World Elsewhere. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
A World Elsewhere. Thieves broke into St John's Church, Darlinghurst, recently, and got away with »ir bottles of wine. The strikers at St. Petersburg and Mos cow are rapidly resuming work, owing to privations. St. Petersburg is now out wardly quiet. There are 100,000 strikers at Warsaw, «nA no newspapers are being published. A collision between the workers and the troops resulted in two persons beingkilled, and seven others wounded. » * At Lodz, where there are also 100,000 strikers, 35 dynamite outrages occurred last week. The police stopped a socialist meeting, killing and wounding many of the strikers. * * * At Riga t here are 60,000 strikers. In the encounters with the troops on Thurs day 42 persons were killed, and 50 severely wounded. Others were drowned in cross ing the ice. * * * Another placard issued at Moscow al leges that London financiers raised about ,£1,940,000 to assist the strikers aud force jicace in the interest of Japan. The Chief of Police, in defiance of the Go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
THEQUEANBEYAN LEADER The Democratic Newspaper of The Southern Tablelands. ^ iTinted& Published every Tuesday and Friday at 1COBABO-8T&EBT, QUEAMEYAIT. in the State of New South Wales, by the Fropri Hor, lliiNKY I-.dmu.nd Holland. SUBSCBIPTIOIT : lVr Year in advancc - - Ten Shillings. Booked, Twelve Shillings. ADVEBTISEKElsTTS: C ASU A T.S —First Inch, 2/-. ICach succeeding inch, 1/6. Three Insertions (or price of two. STANDING CONTRACTS— Dy special arrange ment.
SELECTED VERSE. SCARING AWAY CAPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
SELECTED VERSE. ^5 ^NNiuirooirouirout SCA&nrO AW AT CAP XT All. Thk cove wot 'as the capital is grimlin' out a curse. 'E's goin* to cart 'is cash away, for things is gettin1 worse, 'l£'s goin* to pack 'is tram lines in *is little car|-et bag And stow away 'is batt'ries in 'is jolly little swag. An' if 'e goes to foreign lands— what- ever shall we do ? A race like us who hoast we came of 'eroes 'cross the blue. We sha'n't know 'ow to feed ourselves or wipe our little nose, If this 'ere cove wot 'as the cash gets up 'is cash and goes ! The cove wot 'as the capital — 'e thinks a lot, does 'e ; 'E reckons 'ow the likes of 'im is lords of you an' me ; 'E reckons if 'e left the land tbere'd be a pretty brew ; 'E reckons if *e took 'is 'ook— why, we would 'ook' it too ! I think I see 'im goin*— -with 'is vengeance in 'is eye ! The crowd a-weepin' on the wharf an* wailin' out ** Good-bye !' 'E's got the railways in the 'old — the rail way shortage too— An' several stacks of paper th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
HAYES | RUSSELL'S NOVEL GIFT SALE FOR ONE MONTH ONLY! Commencing Monday, January $3 ; and ending Monday, February 20 Come ! Get Your Drapery for Nothing ! One Free Day has been elected during the Month, and Date of it lodged under Seal at the Commercial Bank, Queanbeyan. Even- Penny you spend on the FREE DAYfwill be REFUNDED to you iu Goods selected by Yourself at the End of the Sale, from a PENNY'S WORTH to ^'ioo WORTH. The date of tpe FREE DAY to be opened by a prominent townsman in the presence-fcf witnesses at the end of the Sale. 'V All Cash Purchases. All Cash Purchases. ALL DRAPERY REDUCED TO COST ! Every Article in all Departments reduced to Sydney Cost Price. DON'T FOKGET FREE DAY ! — HAYES. AND RUSSELL. 1 GENERAL j I PRINTING 1 | T OF EVERT DESCRIPTION $ ! j 5 Bend Toor Orders to^_— ? ? I 'THE LEADER' | PRINTING WORKS. | The Leader Office is stocked with 5! Is Australian-made Type from the ;S foundry of Messrs. F. T. Wimble ? | '.i and Co., Clarence Street, Sydney. sj ; | ...
SCIENCE. ANATOMY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
BOIENOB. ANAT0X7. The lower limbs are attaobsd to the body by means of pel via, or haunob. The bony basin is a notable part of our anatomy from its relations, nob to the limbs only, but from the faot that it contains important organs, and injnry to tbe bones of which it couslst# is apt, of course, to affect these organs. The pelvis iteelf consists, as a whole, of two haunoh bones, joined iu front, and of that part of the spine we term the saomn, wedged in between them behind. It presents ns with a very solid structure, whion has to bear the weight of tho body above, and whioh, moreover, has to serve as a fulcrum or support for tbe movements of the legs. Any accident wbioh involve* fracture of wy part of the pelvia must, therefore, prove to be a errioua injury, if for any other reason than that ench a casualty ia not likely to ooour nnlesi a great deal of force hai beeo need. Most commonly we find euch ao ddenta following from falls from a height, or to the patient having beenanbjeot...
MICHELAGO. (From our Correspondent.) CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
MICHELAGO. (From oar Correspondent.} OBZCKET. An enjoyable game of cricket was played 011 Saturday last between Queanbeyan and Michelago on the local wicKet, the local team winning by 36 runs on the fii^t innines. Mr. Carr Boyd captained the Queanbeyan, arid Mr. Ry rie the home team. Messrs. Parker and Byrnes acted as umpires. The visitors were entertained at West's Hotel. During the game, the Queanbeyan wicket keeper, Patterson, received a nasty blow in the mouth rrom a fast ball. Following are tlie scores : Queanbeyan*.— First Innings. Hincksman,cMcTernaut b Commius 37 Carr-Boyd, b Piggottj ... ... 29' A* E. Moore, h.o.tr., b G. Ryric ... 20 McIfrna&^p^^ommiaSjbG.Ryne 3 Hungerfotdi^C Efceves i./.v- : 3 Hatr^n.cX^^j^blX'Cpmmiiis... 13 O'HMlon.feG^yrfe:' ... 5 I Lewis.cD.^ommins, b Reeves ... ? 1 Willis, not out ... ... ... iz Laud, c SI. Hayes, b Reeves ... 1 1 Sundries ... ... ... 2 I Total ... ... ... 132 I Second Innings. Iiiucksman, b Reeves ... ... 45 j Carr-Boyd, c. V...
Mick O'Flaherly's Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
Mick O'FIaherl/s Wedding. I got the account of the fight at Kick O Fiaherty'e wedding from the lipa of my old pupil Pat flynn, who was one of the aotora. Pat was a strapping 'boy' ot rix feet two, though not yet turned twenty years of age, and ' he had called at my house on some little matter of businesa. I Pat belonged to the Fiynn* of Oonnemar*. tim hereditary enemies of the giant Joyoee of JoyMs oottotry ; but he had oOgcatad to our diatriot. * Well. Pat/ I asked, after oar business was finished, * have you heard how the boys of Oonnemara and Joyoe's oountry are going on, eb t Has there been suy shilletah nlav between them latelv P' 4 nothing worth mentioning, eor/ an swered Pat, rolling his eyea roguiahlr. « except it be the wee thrifts of business at Mick O'Flaherty'e wedding some few months ago.* 4 Ob, how was that, Patf1 ? Well, eor, you eee that Miok O'Flaherty man-ied pretty Kathleen Joyce, who lived at Maam Huts, on the border fine. Miok him self came f torn East Oonnemara...
STORY OF MY CAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
STORY OF MY CAT, A* aunt of mine left me an Angora cat, the most stupid animal I ever knew. Listen to a tale oe told me one winter ere before the glowing embera : 1 i was at the time two years old, and I was the fattest and moat ignorant cat imaginable. At this tender age I sttll showed all the presumption of the creature who disdains the lexuries of a home and hearth , notwithstanding the gratitude I owed kind Providence for placing me with your aunt, for the good woman adored me. The food was as fine as the sleefdog-no bread, no eonp, nothing but meat— lovely, rare meat. ' i i ' Well I Amidst all thms oomforts I had .but one desire, one dream, and that was te slip from tbe half -opened window and eaoape over the roofs. Caresses were stale to me; the softness of my bed— nauseating ; and I was eo fat as to turn my own stomach. I aighed for freedom tbe day long. *1 must tell you that onoe, fn looking out,' oa « opposite not four cats lighting with rnflled fur and bristling talla. 'V ...
SHORT STORY A WEST AFRICAN COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 February 1905
8H0BT 3T0S7 A WBST AFJIICAN OOWBDT. All who are interested in West Africa ?bould read ? lit the Bight of Benin,' written by Mr. A. J. Dawson. One of tbe moet Interesting chapters oontaina tbe aooount givi$n by a 'Ooart' medioal nian of the man tittJtn whioh an Bngilsh mMonary was be tnyed Into a marriage with a half-caste degrees at Monrovia. Ge writes '/The Bav. George Oartwrigbt was, I beueve, jilted by the ladyoenperiutendent of his. Sunday aohool, and geneoal Ohoroh or* gablsaUon right hsnd, in Seoombe, Berkf. 'Mr. Cartwright— young, earnest, and hard-worldng— thought bla heart waa broken and went out to West Afrioa as a missionary. And of all places under heaven he went to Monrovia. . Monrovia is the capital of Liberia, tbe free negro republic. Mrs. Abraham Ltaooln Smith was a uegrtss who kept a sort of store, and you haf e to go up a ladder to get to It. Oart wrigbt clamberod laboriously up that ladder une morning, and found tbe family— clothed briefly in baudanas and thei-* v...