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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
WrlSJif^ation A PUBLIC MEETI NG will be held atT A. p.m., on WEDNESDAY, the loth INST., in the Council Chambers, to consider the desirability of promoting the celebration of EMPIRE DAY, on the approaching 24th ll»v. Ladies specially invited. H. J. S. HUNGERFORD, Mayor. May 8th, 1905;. Business Change. J. H. Richardson...^ BEGS to announce- that lie has pur chased, the ERUIT a. GREEN GROCERY BUSINESS of MR..M. . LAZARUS.and will carry on the same in conjunction with bis Hairdressing Busi- - ness He wishes to thank the general, -public for Uieir kind support, and hopes for a continuance.of tlicir patronage. J.H.R. will stock only the very best Fruits and Greengroceries. Don't forget the address— Keit Brooks' Saddlery SsttbUihmant: NOTICE.. JWEST desires to notify.ihatlie HAS . NOT DISPOSED.OF''HIS BUTCJ1 K RING BUSINESS, and has no intention AH overdue accounts must be settled by the isth inst. j. WEST, VUoteale an* Retail Butcher. . Queanbeyau,,April-4/o5. The LkaU&g Hotel In...
BURIAL AND DISEASE GERMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
BU11IAL AND DISEASE GERMS. The nvulls of experiments mado by Dr. Loecnur nn tho effect 'of the condition* --t burial en tin.' microbes and germs of disease aie renaming. Infected caroasws were bnrlcd und, r c rodltions like those of ordinary burials. ll,t duration of the vitality of tba gcrmt whs Mirioos', but all were dead within b year except tbe anthrax bicilli, whioh retained their full complement of virnlenoe during (he whole period.'*-' None of, tbe orgauiems either, except thou of tntbrax, found their way to the adjacent foil -and water; but to admirable. a barrier i» pro vided by the soil that the earth-dote beneath the bottom of the hole containing the in feoted csrea-s was' in every cue found quite deroid of disease germs. ;-. : j/' ; ?~.'-'.^\
SELF-RINGING LETTER BOXES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
SELF-RINGING LETTER BOXES The eleotrio letter box is a novel Bng gestion. As the letters are dropped into the Btreet door box, eleotrio coutaot is made and s bell is rung in the kitchen, and continues ringing until the letters are removed, xnis is a very simple and admirable provision against the possibilitj of an important letter that may demand an inBtaU reply lying un noticed in the box. A variation of this device consists of a slanting: box, at tho lower end of which there is a sheet of metal working on swivel points. When the letter is dropped into the box it Blides down upon the metal sheet and holds the lower edge down, thus making an electric circuit that rinse & bell continuon ly until somebody goes to the box and iete tho letter out, which is done by unhooking and raising the front part of the box. ...-??,
HATS IN THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
BATS IN THEATRES. The theatre hat crusade has finally broken out in Faris'.V Vadsme Sarah BernbaHt makes the fiercest outcry against (he theatre hat. Bhe has talked freely end at length on the subject, and nearly quarrelled witb her best friend, who happened to be pretent at the interview. Here Is what she says :— ? To begin with, it is hideous, and I do not understand how any woman with any taetc can show herself in the theatre with such' a hat. I tried myself,' she says?1' to supprctH women's hats in the orchestra seats in tho Renaissance. I organised a special scrvicu of women, paid them jnjtelf, in order that there Bhould be no fees asked of tho patrons The maids were told to be 'polite and afk courteously of the women to give up (heir hats. Do you think that was successful ? Not at all. 'Myhatf said these amiable lectatoni. 'Bat why / I would rather pn eewhere. Give me back my money.' All of thin made a noise,' continued the amiable Sarah. 'The corridors were In a commotion, an...
Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Bvdmov ProAnoe Uaxkots. 1HE following quotations on wharf ajid ex rail refer only tc the wholesale trade, and are subject to concessions for shippers' parcels :— Wheat.— Quolel at 3/2 to 3/2K. Chickwheat: Trime, 2,11 to 3/1 ; me dium 2/8 ; inferior 2/6 per bushel Flour.-City roller, /7/15 to £8; country makes, £7/ to ^7/10 per ton. Manitoba;: Best irajiorted, j£i3/io/. Bran.— lg}i per bushel. Pollard.— 1/1 per bushel. Make.— Local ; Northern River, prime 2/7 to 2/8; white 2/6; soft from 2/3 per. Oats.-Tasmanian : White feed, 2/3 to. 2/4, extra heavy 2/5 to 2/6. Melbourne ? Algerian 2/1 to a/2. Barley.-Cape,2/7 to 2/10; English, 3/4 to 2/5 per bushel. Peas.-Blue, prime 4/ to 4/3 ; grey, 3/ to 3/3 per bushel. Chair-Choice, £a to /4/3,-8; prime. jf3/loto/3/i5; medium ^2/15. to £31 . Melbourne : Prime, ^3/10 to ^3/15 ; Ade laide : Wheaten, /3/15 per ton. Lucerne;— Hunter- River : Choice dry green. ;&/'-/ to ^3/15/, spft green yfl/io 'o £' i old summer hay ^/lo/ijjrime new £1 to ...
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Sheep. At Honubush Best crossbred wethers made from 18/6, extra to 22/6, good 17/ lo ] 7/6, .medium from 16/. Best crossbred ewes from 18/, extra to 2i(S, good 16,6 to 17/, medium from 15/6.. Best merino wethers made from 10/6, to 20;, extra to 22/10, good 17/ to IS/, medium fioui 16/, light from 14/6. Best merino ewes from 14/, extra to 16/6, good 13/, medium from ;i/6 light from 9/6, others lower. Best lambs made from 15/6, extra to 16/. . good 14/6 to 15/6, medium from 13/6, others lower. Among tbe sales were: R. Hvles, Bungendore, 148 wethers IS/7, S-fo '5/2, 25 ewes 14/, 22 crossbred ewes 15/2. A. Sturgeon, Cooma, 218 wethers 13/4, 103 do 10,5 to 10/7, 41 ewes 11/8, 32 do 9/7. V. Winter Bungendore,4o wethers 15/10 7 do 14/6. J. Thompson, Cooma, 124 wethers 15/11, 98 do 17/3, 70 do iS/r. G. C. P. Circuitt and Co., Queanbeyan, 3ro wethers 15/8 to 15/10. W. Edmonds, Bungendore, 61 ewes 12/3. J. G. M'Tieman, Michelago, 56 wethers 16/2 to 16/3, 45 ewes and wethers 12/8. I\ Cosgrovc,...
Editorial Brevities G. H. REID on Socialism: [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Editorial Brevities! G. H. Reid on Socialism : The whole thing was absolutely ridicu lous. Everj- man who was capable of anything would migrate to a country where there were some sane institutions. Only the loafers and lunatics would be left. Well, in that case, it would be worth the risk — for we'd get rid of Mr. Reid. It is gen erally admitted that he's ' ca pable of anything.' But if his last sentence should prove cor rect, what a lot of Mr. Reid's supporters would remain. * * * Closer settlement by private purchase is ' settled ' for ever in N.S.W. All the boost, boom, boodle and bounce in the world could not draw the knowing landsmen to Myall Creek. — Newsletter. * * * It is said that Douglas Wad dell, at present in Darling hurst under committal from the Bankruptcy Court, would mal e a good witness for the present Royal Commission on the Lands Department — if he cared to tell all he knows. * * * The members of Mr. Reid's anti-labor league (banded to gether to fight the Watsou p...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Cattle. At Homcbusll, Best medium and lightweight beef was worth to about 24/6 per loolbs, with heavier beef cheaper. Best bullocks made from /io, extra odd beasts to /'io/6;, good from £-j: 10/, me dium from j£8 liestcowsfrom /'7/5/, extra to /S/12/, good from £-,, medium from £b,. others lower. Among the sales were : J. E. JI'Kellar, Tarago. 30 bullocks and. steers to jfS/8/, average ^7/15/, 4 steers /6/ti/, 23 do to £ili&l, average /7/i5/« S. Deegan, Cooma, iS bullocks and steers to jfo/M/. average .£6/10/8, 6 cows and heifers to /6;i8/, average jft/io/6. \V. M-Caflrey, Tarago, 6 bullocks /5W, 6 cows and heifers to £siAi, average /?4/16/4. Barry Bros., Cooma, 3';, bullocks to £6iu;, average jfs/toA S. Mackay, Cooma, 21 bullocks to £6jtsl, average £6/ 10,10. Jmdabyne Estate, Cooma, 33 bullocks to /8,'6/,'averagc /S/2,'1. E. M. Royds, Tarago, 30 bullocks to /?io,i8,, average /-IO/4/3. R. G. Hassall, Cooma, 33 bullocks to £81 13/, average £8/513. \V. West, Cooma, 24 st.ers t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Bpeoial Advertisements. NUB.SE SMYTH, CEBTO'IO .A.T Sib LADIES' 3ST TJ K S IE, HAS Comfortable Accommodation for Ladies -A-T 3&ttS. :m:u:n':d-a.-x''S, and is prepared to attend Ladies in their own homes in Town or Country. KELVINSIDE Boarding : Establishment. Il-Me Host, shamrock, and Thistle Hotel) MUNAKU STKKKT. ((UKAKOUVAN, Near the HridBe. McJoraie Charjet. Rclreihments at oil Hours. Every Convenience for Country Visitors. . . '*. Good Stabling Accommoda Ion. -*. USB. J. SltnrDAT, Proprietress. Cbc Qtioanfteyan Leader Who is it speaks of defeat? I tell you a cause like ours Is greater than defeat can know ; ft is the power of powers ! As surelv as the earth rolls round, As surely as the golden suu Brings the great sea-wave Must our cause be won. —Francis Adams.
Market Reports. Queanbeyan Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
[liiirirKepoS Cnean-beyim Prices Current. The following pnces.unless oiuerwisc m- . dicated, refer to the wholesale Ira'le, and are subject to ordinary market (lacta tions:— Flour : /-S/io; to £9 per ton. Wheat : Local, 3; to j;3 per bushel. Oats : White feed, 2,9; Algerian, 2/4J* to 2/6 per bushel. Bran : /ll tier bushel. Pollard : 1; per bushel. Maize : 3/ to 3/6 per bushel. Hay: For chaffing purposes, /2/10/; lucerne, nominal; rack, £i r' '»»? Barley: 3, to 3/3 per bushel. Potatoes : /5/10/ to £b per ton. Onions: i/s perewt. Chaff: Prime, £$ to £i',Sl I-er ton. Straw : Derrick-pressed, 30/ to 35/ ; bundle, 25/ per ton. Bacon : /7 per lb. Butter: Factory-made, ordinary, /9 ; dairy /7 per lb. I,ard : In bulk, /3 per lb. Eggs: / 10 per doz. Poultry : Fowls, 2/ to 2/6 ; young fowls, 1/ to 1/6; ducks, 2/6 to 3/9; turkeys gobblers 4/ to 7/6, hens 3/9 to 5/ per pair. Sheepskins : /jtf to Mi per lb. Tallow: In sllippili' 'ondition, to / 18; broken packages, fg^j t^ - -tffiincy : -)i to /...
FOOLING WITH FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
FOOLING WITH FIRE. A well-worn Americanism has it that if you monkey with a buzz-saw, you're bound to get hurt. And it is also safe to prophesy that if you fool with a healthy fire, you'll burn yourself some, and that 3-011 won't earn much sympathy bj squealing. * * * Matters in connection -with the continuous strugle between the conservative and democra tic forces in the Queanbeyan Borough Council were advan ced a further stage on Friday, when writs were served 011 Aid. Woodger and Downe}', calling on them to show cause why the}' should not be ousted from their aldermanic positions on account of alleged irregular voting. What the alleged irregularities amount to, it is at present impossible to ssty, as at the time of writing the affidavits of Messrs. E. C. and J. H. Hincksmau and W. S. Hill, are not made pub . lie ; and, as the whole case is now sub judice, it is not in tended to make any comment on its merits. There are, however, matters arising out of the present atti tude of the...
QUEANBEYAN FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
QUEANBEYAN FOOTBALL CLUB. On Weduesday evening last, a meeting of the above took place, Mr. W. Gale presiding. The club was re-organised, and subscription fee fixed at 2/6. It was resolved to endeavor to send a team to Coorua next month, in response to a request from that centre. Officers were elected as fol low : — Patrons, Messrs. Austin Chapman, M.H.R., and A. M. Millard, M.L.A. President, Mr. R. Hayes. Vicepresi dents, Messrs. Garraway, Mc Pherson, Hincksman, VV. Harkins, Hungerford, Russell, Lingj Dr. Blackall, Hoolahan, W. Gale, C. Brook, R. J. And erson, U lianlon, Lircuitt, h,. E. Hudson, J. Byrne, F. A. Campbell, Dr. Richardson, A. Mclnnes, Duulop, and T. E. Woodger. Secretary, Mr. E. G. Atkinson. Treasurer, Mr. W. E. Gale. Committee, Messrs. H. Land, C. Mclnues, C. Denley, T. Waters J. Earn shaw, and secretary and trea surer. Selection Committee, Messrs.. P. Naylor, A. McPher son, J. Earushaw and the secre tary and treasurer. Captain, Mr. P. G. Naylor. The Harkin's Cup, wo...
LOCAL NEWS. Mining on Bombala. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
LOCAL NEWS. Xlninr oa Bommla. At Yambulla, Gough's battery is still engaged crushing on behalf t-f Mr. Chas. M'Kenzie. About 50 tons have been crushed, from which the plate amalgam (exclusive of the boxes) realised 62 ounces smelted gold. Gough's recently cleaned up 14 tons on behalf of Day and party, which resulted in 49J40Z. gold ; 26 tons for Blisset and party yielded ioz. ldwt. to the ton. Most of the parties on Spion Kop are continuing with success, notably Messrs. Clark and party, who are raising excellent looking stone close by. Day and party are obtaining payable stone. Quigg Brothers are meeting with success with their small vein, which prospects well. Lewis and party, on Greig's, are making good headway. On the Delegate River, at the Bo nonza miue a little work is being carried on. At many of the old butteries in he districts the tailings are being treated by cyanide. A party of sluicers in the Delegate River, have been making good wages.
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday, 2 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Monday, 2 p.m. Despite the wet weather the Hospital Saturday collections amounted to ^4094, only ^'29 less than last season. Another case of plague oc curred at Newcastle on Satur day, a third case-ris reported from Lismore and five cases from Ipswich. Only a few objections have been made to the proposed boundaries under Local Gov ernment. Another case of plague has occurred at Ballina, the victim being a servant at one of the banks. £. #te is threat-' - f'thc :' ; *'*?' ^rrf^f , ?'''?? ^y^S^o accept the i.-m.. *'* ' tne employers. ' London, Sumlav. The cricket match resulted in a draw. The Gentlemen in their second iunings had three wic kets down for 29 runs. The Baltic Fleet is on the Cochinchina coast. Oyama's right and left armies have been material^ advanced. Four Russian torpedo boats from Vladivostock seized and burnt a small vessel on the Japanese coast and then re turned to Vladivostock.
Likely Trouble over a[?]ining Claim. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Likely Trouble over aJKlnwff Claim. The Braidwood Dispatch says : With reference to Dargue's Claim, there is likly to be some litigation over it. After lying idle for years it was no sooner taken up again by a party of working miners than a a notice appeared in the Gazette cancelling the lease granted to the owners of the ground under the Mining on Private Lands Act on account of the labor conditions not having been fulfilled. ..Following upon this,- application was made for authority to enter by Mr. J. A. Gregg, on behalf of a syndicate, the leading spirits of which ar& pretty well known. The application was of course granted, the land being by its cancellation thrown open to any one. The matter will shortly come before the Warden's Court, the date for its hearing not yet having been fixed.
A World Elsewhere [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
EWorld Elsewhere! ? $. At Lithgow a man named Alfred Murray, who was re ; ' ;:- '??;.? --!.:.cii.-.i ' .-? ;?..:? ? ^ay uigut, and died shortly afterwards. * * w At the Toowomba (Q.) Po lice Court James Ryan, charged with the murder of W. G. Benton, a selector, at Crow's Nest, was committed for trial. * * * A young married woman named May Harriet Parfitt, lately residing at Smith-street, Surry -bills, died under peculiar circumstances. * * * An old miner named Charles Hogget was found dead in a creek at Jingellic,near Germa n ton, on Sunday. * * * The Forbes police have re ceived word that a man named Hanley, living 13 miles out, poisoned himself on Monday night. * * * Carruthers has lost the sup port of the Watchman over the appointment of Coghlan to the Agent-Generalship. -.= f * * America has a fashion of sending her criminals out to sea on whaleships in hope of reforming them. * * * The peat bogs of Ireland are coming to be as valuable as the coal fields of Britain. The peat is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
THEQUEANBEYAN LEADER The Damoenute Rmpaper of Tin Souttiara TaWtUndi.-^, l'rintei & Published txtry TuOd&y and Friday at MOI-AXO-STUKT, QVXUrBBTlV. in the State of New South Wales, by the Propri etor, Herky Bdmdnd Hollahd. STJBSCiKIDPTICCKr : IW Ye' taj£STr«i™ imi.?1 8h''ng'- ??*'?? ???1Y.i:/'i'Tli''-'1oV-- ??-??? Mlises KidV.'Baiini'rirHou'sc. 268 KHi«belh-Bt., Sydney, near Redtern Railway Station. Mrs. Lc Count, M Vhrta, Clifford*., Coulburn. '' ' «m aad Cmtncton. K. Holland, ^acquoid-ureet. ?atdxra. Melnnei Braa, Hoirfauett-atnet. T. Flanagan, Buagcndore. Vlcjdta. Red Bird Bfcvcta. C. F. Perdnl, local agent*. Cneh Ha BogjT BaHfen. w. Snow, Uonaro-atrett. Educational. I.adlM' ColleiK and Academy of Muiic, Maqaoid ctrret. Mra. Warren Ball. Cjtaml Stenkttpars. Hayea and Ruaadl, Monaro^treet. p. C. Hill and Son, Monaro-atreet. Woodger Broa., Monaro-alreet. HtMntnrt and Tobacconists. Hmploya a Frofesftloiial Halrdreaaer and hiiCua Ctjrara. Clgarettea, ripea, and all Sm...
SELECTED VERSE. THE RISING OF LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
r SELECTED VERSE, a TRB BIBTJTO OF Ii&BOZ. I hear in the Autumn voices Of winds a jubilant tone, For the heart of the world rejoices That Labor shall claim its own. It has lain in the dust for aces. By the feet of Might downtrod, Aud the world stood back, and cried 'Alack! But this is the will of God.' He has put His curse on Labor It suffers for ' Adam's sin,' Bnt Truth, like the stroke of the sal ,re, Has let the sunlight in. She has cnt the creed-made curtain And shown us the true God's face That is not dark with hatred's mark, But fair with Love's own grace. He is not the God of Classes. He is not the God of Gold, But he is the God of Masses Who toil in the beat and cold. And unto the heart of Labor, Desolate, sick, and numb, He speaks from the skies, and he says 11 Arise ! For the day and the hour have come.' And ont of its hand-nude prison, Out of the dark and dust, Has Labor at last arisen And it cries to Might—' Be Just.' It wastes no words and gesture, In the calmne...