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Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 20 September 1904
Epitcme of News. Marshal Oyama reports that 3100 : uassian dead were left on the Liao-yauy battlefield. Owing to Generel Karopatkin's escape Japanese bonds fell five points within a week. Cadiz is built of stone of such pare white that at a little distance it looks like a city of snow. A rat infected with plague has been found in George-street, between King and Market streets. . .. _ A Vienna bank oficial has absconded with a sum of £10,000, which was entrusted.- to his care. New South Wales .won the interstate pigeon shooting match, defeating Victoria by 46 kills to 39. Kuropatkin stat4s that the Russian losses from August 28 to the 5th lost. total 4000 killed and 12.000 wouznd.d. During the fighting at Lis.yang . General Kuroki's army was without food, except raw rice, for four aeys. . " The Postmaster-General states that he has - determined to extend telephonio communloa.' tion in country distriots. De Forest has established a perfect system of wireless telegraphy batw.eenSt. .au...
THE NEW BRITAIN MASSACRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 20 September 1904
THE NEW BRITAIN MAS3AORE. FULL details of the recent massafte in New Britaiu, state that the murders were perpe trated by the nativos of the Beinitg Mono. tains early on the borning of August 13 the whole settlement being plunged into a state of qonsternation and despair. Twenty of the beining qurdererg were captured, though the ringleader escaped; They will be hanged?. as a warning t' other natives. Under date September 1, a :orrespondent writes, giving particglarp of another native plot at Fred. erick WVilhelhp's Haver, Germian Noew Guinea, 'o M.assaore the whites. The plot wotul4 have been as sucoessfully carried out as was that at Beining had not one of the plotters turned traitor, and divulged it to the Imperial Judge. All the white men on the station were well armed, and when the would-be-murderers began the attack, they were repulsed. On the arrival of the Vice Governor with a force of police, the rebl6. lion was quelled. It was rnmored that during the fighing 300 natives wer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 20 September 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Town) 2s 2d per Quarter. ,, (Country) 2s Gd ,, ,, , Subscriptions may commence or discontiLne at any time. -o - THE PIONEER NEWSPAPER, Established 1860. DONT BE. 1o . 'T IT FOOLISH TO WASTE YOUR MONEY on a-bicycle that has n3 name and which will be always going- out of order. * WRY NOT BUY A RED BIRD BICYCLE FOR 1904. i- ·- A REAL UP.TO-DATE BICYCLE. .thettis FULLY GUARANTEED and w will LAST you FOR YEA'RS, no matter - what sort of work ion give it. | " ' ,WRITE TO US OR CALL ON OUR .LOCAL 4 GENTS. YOU CAN buy on LONG EAbY T'ERMS. SMALL DE POSIT, payments nade to suit buyers. . WE TAKE YOUR OLD MACHINE 1N PART PAYMENT. Canada Cycle & Motor Company, Ltd., 335 George-st., Eydney. TI?E COOLD BICYCLE CO. rI. w Gr. EoR%'EOlM, /r AGENT, QUEANBEYAN. LARGEST STOCK OF SUNDRIES in town, at Lowest Prices " I TWO TEiA.l!B 'BILLY' 'GOLDENIA' YOU know" BILLY" TEA of course. Everybody who Is ' S anybody, knows "BILLY," it has been the standard drink S I Australia...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1904 Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 20 September 1904
WITH WHICH ARE IOORPFORATED Queanbeyan .Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. T. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1904:.. Local and Genieral POLICE Court to-morrow. SPLianuawrr opened to-day. Mona plague in Brisbane. Sxow fell at Bombals last week. Tau net proceeds of the Military Ball are £2 I?/10. M ?. 0onia: ADAMS, the promoter of Tat tersall's sweeos, is not expected to live. Faox 3/5 to 3/5j per bushel is freely offered for wheat in Sydney. - M& iODISr conversazione to-morrow night in the Protestant Hall. Ma. BRuasR, has given notice in the House that he will more a motion for the abolition of electors' rights. A Lo.-os- paper reports gold in small quantities being discovered in the teeth of sheep brought from the Antipodes. ERRATA.-.St. Benedict's Ball, last issue, firi. Harcourt sh?uld read Athe Haroonrt, Municipal Council, The Mayor said the drain cost £1,000, should be, The Mayor said ..... ..... £2,000. THa Goulburn to Braidwood and back road race will be ...
EXCITING INCIDENT AT BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 20 September 1904
EXCITING INCIDENT AT BROKEN &nbsp; &nbsp; H ILL. Considerable consternation was caused at &nbsp; Biggs Commercial Hotel, Broken Hill, one morning last week by the strange and dan- gerous antics of a supposed lunatic. The at- tention of a barmaid was called to a man who, in a loud voice asked, "Where is Biggs?" He was told "in the back yard." &nbsp; &nbsp; He then went through the passage to the kitchen, seized a long carving knife and steel, and proceeded to take possession of the hotel. After the hasty flight of the cook, yardman, and hangers-on, the man rushed along the passage to the front bar, briskly sharpening the carver en-route. The busi- ness-like attitude of the operator and the rasping of the sharpening et el caused a stampede from the house, and the occupants bolted into the lane at the back, followed by the lunatic brandishing a knife. "'Hooray,"' he shouted, following some shrieking girls; &nbsp; "I'm going to be an actor...
TREAT FOR SOBRAON BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
EA'EFAOR ?0BRAON.BOYS. Tut.sinterept ofthp new Minister for Publio Instuction in the.boys of the nautical train ingi.bip ,SQbraon is early taking a practical form?.: r, .q'Conor bas learned that under existipg conditions the rules of .the ship are so strict that.tbe boys are not even. allowed to go, borne- tloese who have homes-to spend. a fewidays at Christmas .timP. The' view of .the Miqieter is that, where a boy is known tihave.rp, respectable home, the in luence of a few days spent with his relatives amid: the. honle-purroundings at Chrietmas time. is only likely to havesan.elevating and beneticial eflet.. .For this reason, orders are to bseýpued, under which such. boys as have established good-a.nduct records during the year,. ansd. have homes to which they may safely. b.apermitted to go, without danger of the ,work of reforming them being in any llegrfe poderpnined, shall in future be per, pnittet. to, sp!ep?d the lhristmas holidays lnoP their own peple.l , This qa! pDrivelege...
State Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
State PArliament~ ' Two State Parliament resumed business I& Tuesday. .-The Mtinisteritl statement .pbomaru ised by the Premier was made, but Ms. .Car,* " ruthers did notopen u-sp any.fresh-gro'a. \What he promised has been already,iodiqate . in his speeches, but it was interrestig to lgte that severrl of the r.efqgrm.to whict, ,?,eje.,' ferred as being jn t$a?.piograrmfe, of E£, - Government., were, approved .by. the LAbo Opposition. He will go no further inted-.. tail when he. makes. bta. fnancial statement;. in about,. fortnight's time. The Opposition. were. particularly pleased that the.Goverp.. ment intend .to limit the. number of Miniaters.? which may be included in any Govrronaent,. and to restrict honorary portfolios todoa.. Necessarily they vociferously applauded his?. promise to supersede the State tGovernor. with a Lieutenant-Governor an the COnadiag. system, and were in concert with him that the change shoold not be made during thep. present gubernatorial term. B...
METEOROLOGICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
' TETEOROLOGICAL. IA?uttib 'at.o. 2 Station, Quennbeyan, for weekeit~k8 September 28 :-Ba' ometer 29, 28'8, 6, , 285, 28'9.'28 8, 28.0. Thaer mombtbr (max.) 590, 6256, 6," 62, 51'5, 58, 62; (Min)"28, 27, 87, 28, 24.5,. 81, 81.8. 1saln- days, 16 points. Wind-E. to W; foroe.1 to 5.. Oloud-0 to 10.
GOULBURN CATTLE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
GOULBURN OATTLE SALES, Mn; W. "H. W rEATLr repoFrts.bving yarded 2500.head of cattle oil Thursday last, 15th inst., the majority of which were sold, but owing to the dry weather piioes 'allround were lou er. The yardings mainiycompriied steers and bullocks-of.good quality. Best bullocks made to £7 2s.; others £5 15s. to £6 10s.; 3 year steers £4 10s. to £5 5s.; 2 years £3 5s. to £4. Very small yarding of cows sad heifers-; cows made £4 to £4 10s; 2 and 3 year: old Ijeifer' £4 to £5; poddies £2 15s. We purpose holding, our next special sale on Thursday, October 27th, when we will yard about 4000 head.
CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
OCAPrEII XVI. ' May I come in Mabel?' asked Jack, look. ing very smart and well turned out, as he stood in the doorway. 'Oh I do--I am so glad to see you !' ' Mabel, what is it? Are you crying P What ate you crying for ? Are you unhappy ? book here, if you wish to be off your engage ment it is niot too lat', there is no harm done no one knows, and it will be quite easy to end everything at once.' '1Oh, no, indeed! I don't want to do that ! [ don't know why I was crying, except that I felt so very lonely, and really my only com fort seems that now you and I are going to be married, I shall never be quite so lonel' again Only there seems so many things I want to ask someone about-things that Hannah can't possibly unrerstand. You mustn't think, because you found me crying that I am given to that sort of thing, for I am really not a bit!' SI am sure you're not,' said Jack, pressing her hand. ' Mabel, I fear you did not like the little ring I sent you.' ' Oh, yes, I did indeed very much,...
THE ARRARAT TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
THE ARRARAT TRAGEDY. FURTHER particulars 'regarding the fearful tragedy of two Prothe.s and their sister named Walsh at Arrarat (Vie.) state that the cause of the occurrence is attributable to the effect of the appearance of a constable calling at their place to serve a juror's sum mons had on their minds, They were noted for their eccentricity for many years, that of the girl being accountable for her being jilted some years ago. The third body, that of Edward Walsh, has been found, and it is evident that an attempt had been made to cremate it. - It appears that the womain's throat was cut before she was thrown in the river. Thu tragedy has caused great excitement in Arrarat. Coox?sntuL district wheat crop is described as a failure. --Mach anxiety exists in . the central and western diettiots.
ARREST OF A LUNATIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
4 R ST OF A, tTUA'I'T . Tis lunat.l named Job Ooaklingtor} .wo ee caped from Kenmore Insane Asylum on the 2nd instant, was arrested by the police nine miles from Dubbo on Wednesday. He had travelled the whole distance on foot, and hab passed through a good deal of snowy country, hasiqg nothing with him and wear ing only the hospital clothes. The police got on his track owing to his having written a letter to his brother, asking for money to be sent him at Bathurst. He subsequently wrote to the -postal authorities there to for. ward toe letter on to 'Forbes. He received it, and was qn his way'two hours before- the police were appriscd of iit. He ws taken beck to his former custody;. Tgsaunun ber of Chinamen outside China 1s 8;000,000, and of these 1, O,000QQare in British colonies.
The Storyteller A MISER'S HEIRESS. CHAPTER XVI—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
The Storyteller A MISER'S HEIRESS. OCAPTER XVI -C-oS nNUEoD. ' I wish you hadn't !' Mabel answered with someannoyance. ' I don't like him at all, and I wonder you case to have him as a friend.' ' Oh, I like anything perfect of its kind, ahd he's so perfectly selfish, so per fetly idle so perfectly good.for.Lothing ! But do gc and dress, atd come cut with me!' 'it's very good of you, but I can't possibly come out this morning.' .Oh, you must never refuse me anything that I want and that is why I am always so amiable. Now do come I' *But I really can't, I'm expecling my cousin Jack. I-I am just engaged to be matried to him, and we have to go down to the lawyer and see about business and all sorts of things.' 'Yoth're -going to be married to Jack Trenton I 'Well, 'm 'not obit surprised. He seems to me dull, but that may Ie because be doesn't admire me. I hate a man who doesn't admire me. Most men do, though -I must say that for myself !' ' Few do you set to work to make them admire you...
Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
i 0ocal anid Geueral THE Church of England hazaar at Yase last week resulted in a profit of £130. CHnRcHof England bAi: next Wednesday night. Juvenile ball the following night. LrE doctors' residences at Ya..s and the Yass hospital were last week connected by telephone. Ma. ITs, Minister for Works, s.ay the state of fiuauces will not admnt of the pro posal to construct a railway froti Maitland to South Grafton. la.. WV. J. TRIC'KErr has been re-elected to the position of tUlairman of Committees in the State Parliament. Me. J. E. CA rrnEns made a promise at the Municipal Conference on Wednesday that a local government scheme would hbe introduced to Parliament shortly. DuaIaO four months a firm purchased in the district Iletween" Goulburn and Wagga 1,390,000 rabbit skins, of the value of £5800. Ma. AUSTIU CnAmluS declined to be ban quoted at Nimitybelle. The residents of that snowy region should await warmer weather to extend their iivitation to the ex- Minister ! LAND is assuming a r...
Municipal Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
Municipal Conference. THE twenty-second Reasion of the Municipal Aseociation of New South Wales was opened in Sydney on Tuesday. The local coanu;l was not represented. Among the resolu tions carried are the following:-" That the committee of the Association withold from Sthe press all decisions at which they may arrive concerning .cases submitted to them by municipal bodies asking advice where actions of law for damages are threatened ,gainst such bodies." "That the Govern. ment be urged to introduce and pass a Local Government Bill." " That an amendment of the Municipalitie--Act be demanded ip the direction of giding councils power to asll lands of owners upon which arrears ef rtee-. have accumulated for 7 years or mote." "That the Government be requested to take better steps for the destruction of rabbits on Crown lands." The State Premier addressed the Association on 'Wednesday before its close, after which the members went o?f to lunch on the harbour.
Conversazione. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
Ooaversazione. I Tlo conversazione. promated by the zealous workers 'of the local Methodist Church to assist in defraying, the cost of fencing and repairing the Methodist Church, wai attended by a large number of town and country folks on Wedn-sday night, and the lengthy and varied programme of recital and musi cal items submitted was received with much applause. The order of the evening was conuiviality. Among those pr.-sent were the Rev. W\. Stewart, Rev. J. FPassell, and Mr. John Gale, besides whom the following ladies and gentleman occupied seats on the stage, acting as chorus artists :-- Messrs Car-Boyd, 0. J. Wren, Mesdames. Stewart, and Woodger, sor., and Misses Boyd, Lilly Ilinckeman, S. Swan, ,May Walker, Lilly Woodger. E. Swan, 0. Stewart, and B. Gibbs. The proceeding- opened with the singing of " The Old Hundredth " and prayers. After a pianoforte duet being ref? dered by Mrs. Siebert and Miss Stewart, Mr. John Gale, who was appointed to the posi tioon of chairman, delive...
ARCHBISHOP KELLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
ARCTDISEHOI KELLY. Ta connection with the projected visit :ol Archbishop. Kelly, the followinar programme has been banded' us by the -Rev. Fatber Hyland : SATURDAY 24th, Arrival of Archbishop Kelly at 12. SUNDAY, Mass 8.80, 9 80,' 11. Examin- ation of children after last mass. MONDAY, Blessing of" new cemetery at Tbsrwa, at 2 o'clock. TUESDAY, Confirmation at Tuggeranong at 11. WEDNESDAY, Confirmation in Quean beyan at 2 30. TRURSDAY,.Vittfation of convent schools and departure for Michelago at 2.
WOOL SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
WOOL SALE. HAuRRtsoN, JoEs. & DELvnr, Limited report 4R 'fgllows::Oo Tuesday we submitted a Oatalogie of I--J Blalee principally North. erniand Western Wools, wsal grry?n aud of good quality, but e fairly large proportion consisted of burry, .eeedy, and earthy lots. For good free woo's, values as compared with N19yember and December rates of last year were'atoqa a l slfgenhy loye-;. While foi anedigm aod barry sorts tl1e deglie w?s .4 petuy to ep-nniy halfpenny. 4'tacutiqn a1s3 privately wp 'ld 2791 bales, A4mongt the pFripplpou lins Leino the following --,Qua9 tanbo9oover a'1, l1rewqrrnil, id ;. I.ii circle, Pigeoabah, Warren, 41 W Ty P Compton, Narromine, ptd; MoB/B, Warren, 8d; A M Collyburl, Narromine, 8)i ; M F/T Coonamble, 8-d; - R D Culley,: Bossey, tTrana, 8d ; W 1 D over M M, Coonamble, ~9 ,; T" C/S in .diamond, Coonamble, 9d; 1bbott, Poqoonrmble. 8l-; Scoured': B in diamond, E~er,; td 1- r;gjron, Coon ;anble, ?L.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
I- I Hall's Furniture Catalogue Send For It. G4 It's Free. The most c mp ete and utefIl Furnishing Catalogui ever published. Indespensable t3 thosaa rquiring Furniture, etc. . .... . WRITE NOW FOR IT. Contains Es:ilates for Furnishing throughout for £15 Ss., 122 Ils. 6ti., £34, nd ltl50 19s. 6d. SET R.XTY P.IG'S -- Fl I UE DItUNDI) D ILLUSTRATIONSV . Country Orders carefally paczel Free of Charge. 2. HA.L T Co., ;l',"., 563, 5836 ('c Georme Street, SYDNEY. A FREFERTENTIAL MATTER. /Fills the (Customs) Bill ,who believe in quality first' and foremost. li THE LONDON TIMES.-" A SOUND, HONEST BRANDY." THE LANCEI.-" OF A FP:AGRANCE, PURITY AND QUALITY. 'SECOND TO NONE.:; . .. THE BRITISH' MEDICAL JOURNAL.-":A PURE PRODUCT, WELL WORTHY THE ATTEN'ION OF TRE PROFESSION. WELC\OME NUGGET TOHA%.CO. THE VERY BEST and HIGHEST GRADE TOBACCO, MANUFACTURED.) IN AMERICA, ' Obtainable in Plugs, and Cut, in 2 ;z.nand4oz. tins ' M ASCOTTE? 'TOBACCO:: IS NOW 'TIHE FAVOUItITESNSIOKE. Maniufactured froln t...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 23 September 1904
WITHI WHICH ARF. INCORPORATRD Queanbeyan Times, Bangendore Mirror & Cautain's Flat Miner. FRoDAY, SEPTIMBER 23, 1904 FROETHIE BUSH TO TTE IOJUSE. MELBOURNE rvscu under• the heading of " People We Know "has a column on the Hon. J. H. Carruthers, Premier of New South Wales, from which we clip the following: "He is.almost na Victorian. And he isi another of. the self-made men who demon strate that the race is not deronerating. He was born at lji.ma in 1857, and spent his early years on the Monaro tablelands.: His father was a verypoor man, though one of the sturdy pioneers. The lives of the suc cessful men in New South Wales interlace in a very curions way.. While Mr. Carruthers was attending a dame's school in a remote hamlet and astonishing his instructress with his precocity, hMr. Austin Chapman, atonsily haired, freckled-face boy. was. running. wild in another Monaro settlement noi fifty :miles away. Both the youbgstera met:in the State Parliament, and each enjoyed Cabinet ...