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WEETANGARA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
WEETANCARA. Empire Day was celebrated here most loyally. A very large number of parents and children attended the the school picnic. - Mr. Clark (teach er) provided prizes for the children, Footracing was indulged in, and tlere was no manner of doubt that the youngsters enjoyed themselves. No child left the ground without a prize. A cricket match between ladies and gentlemen was . played, resulting in a draw. As far. as the game went matters were very even. The ladies made 44; Miss Smith made x8 when she was unfortunately run out. The gentlemen responded with 32 for seven wickets; A. Hamil ton and J. E. Shumack both reached double figures. The bowling and and fielding of 'Mr. S. J. Cameron was greatly appreciated. At the conclusion of the day Mr. W. Web ber addiessed the childred and ex plained to thein what was meant by Empire Day. His address was lis tened to with rapt attention. The usual cheers brought a very pleasant day to a close, and Mrs. Clark de serves every praise for her...
NEGATIVE DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
NEGATIVE DUTY. ''Athletes have contributed to the Expeditionary Forces at least in pro portion to the rest of the comwnnity, although certainly the obligation to vol unteer is most imperative in the case of healthy young sportsmen, who should not be content to salve their consciences by fulfilling the negative duty of form ing rifle clubs." -Adelaide "Register."
THE CAVALRYMAN'S LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
THE CAVALRYMAN'S LOAD. The regular Russian cavalry are armed with sword, rifle and bayonet, and each man carries forty rounds of ammunition. There are the two days' oats and hay ration, a cloak, and an entrenching tool. The cavalryman's kit, two days' rations, spare horse-shoes, horse blanket, canvas bucket, and a mess-tin go to form the complete equipment, weighs altogether about 10 lb. The Cossack pony carries about seventeen stone. The average weight carried by the Indian troop horse when ready for war is about nineteen stone. The Austrian "troopers" carry a weight of.-between twenty-one and twenty-two stone, and the average in the Freneh and German armies is about the same.
THE KAISER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
TIHE KAISER. "There is nothing pompous, nothing even pretentious, in the bearing of WVil liam II. One's first impression is that of a great man who is also a pleasant, simple-mannered gentleman, with an agreeable personality charged with on gaging quality called magnetism. One's second impression, following upon the first, that the two are alnios. oun, is that of immense vigor, abounding l hysi eal vitality, and searchlight mental alertness. '-Senator Beveridge, in "Collier's.?"
AMONG PROMINENT PEOPLE, PAPERS and POLITICIANS MATERIALISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
-AMONG PROMINENT PEOPLE, PAPERS and POLITICIANS - MATERLALISTS. "The German Kaiser, the Russian .zar, the Austrian Emperor, and the Kings of Belgium and England are os tentatiously religious. They are all sure that God is with them, and, presumably, would not have gone to war had they believed otherwise. On the other hand, the most ardent workers for peace for many years pant have been sceptics a!,t materialists.''-"International Social ist."
CHURCH NOTICES. SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 1915. Church of England. Christ Church, Queanbeyan. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
CHURCH NOTICES.. SUNDAY, ~JUNE 6, 1915. Church of England. Christ Church, Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan-8 a.m., H.C. Qucsnbeyan;' 11: a.m. Burrs, 3 p.m. - Queanbeyan--..0 p.m. Rev. Gordon H. Hirst, 'J'liPT St. John the BEpsist'w Chilrch, Can. beirra.-11 a.m. Duntroon, 7 p.m.: . Rev. F.' G.. Wartd. St. Phillip'e, Banendme.-.. ":.Captain's Flat 11 a.m. Molonglo, .3 ·p.m. ' '.Bungendore-7.30 p.m. . - S' ,Rev. 'A. H. COhamplion.:
Public Health Act. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
S'rT Public :Heaiti; ..i mendment Act :gr5g.is of .particular interest. to Municipalities, for unde r it- some of the powers hitherto exteinded` to,. the local governingtbodies: are :being :re taiued for the Board dof Health: .:. No tably . in.: regard io 'sanitation.' 'of houses. The newAct 'niakes:it clear: that inifuture the work ;of inspection: of divellin'gs. and business premises will be conducted directly " by the Board of 6Iealth, instead of by the Municipal:Inspectors as hitherto. - Sitting .in a picture show in the dim, glimi .light, you know, Bodth m? neighbours bad with colds, and. .. coughing loud and long; Films all showing storms of snow, seemed : o see 'em on the go, Everyone was looking'round-the freaks' were going etroig. :: I wasl getting antgry quick, on the floori I 'banged my stick, ' Gruffly told them .both that Itheir noise would not endure:' '3:, ? Hurry hoicei at once I,"! said I i yotf ' stay you'll surely?e I[ ::,i-; - On thuway yoursclvel'estipply ?witl|...
Just Pause and Think. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
Just Pause and Think.: The other day''a crauiky sort of a man came into this office and stopped his paper because somethihg iu it did not suit his fancy. When we happen to meet him it is amusing to note the look of surprize'on his face that we are still, in existence,' regardless of the fact: that he stopped:the .paper. Some day-and it won't be, long either - that: man. will turn:, up his toes. His heart will be" stilled for ever . Neighbours ':aid `friends will follow his lifeless clay to the'silent city and lay, it to rest among the flowers.' An obituary will'be'pub. lished in these' coltimns telling what at klind father, a good neighbour and beloved citizen ihe was- which the recording, angel .will overlook for charity's sake-~-iid in.a very short timte he ,wilt .be foigdtten. :As he lies up there in the cemetery, wrapped in silent slumber; he will never know that ihe last' kind.: wbirdse spokeun of him' "were by' the editor of: this' paper,:' which in life'he so spitefully stopp...
GERMANY. Opinion of a Brilliant Australian Psychologist. "Enormous Strenght" "Marvellous Efficiency." Necessity for Whole-Souled Patriotic Work. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
'GERMANY. Opinion of a Brilliant Australian Psychologist. "Enormous Strength." "Marvel Ious. Efficieiicy." Necessity for Whole-Souled Patriotic Wprk.' (Contributed.) Dr. John Smyth is one of the most noted educationists in Australasia, He is now principal of the Victorian Teachers' Training College, Com mencing his career as a schoolmaster in New Zealand, he took his M. A. degree and became an 'Inspector of Schools in the. Wanganui district (N.Z.) From thence he visited the home country for special university training, studying finally in the University of Jena. A fine German scholar; holding the degree of Ph. D.. and also, as a., deep and original thinker,. he became intimate with many world-known German profes sors, and also with leading men out side the university walls. A- philo sopher, a man of the world, and a keen student of German methods, his opinions are well worthy of serious consideration-all the'more as every fibre of his being is British. That opinion is plainly that e...
HOW TO SAVE COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
HOW TO SAVE COAL. TIow to minimise the consumption of coal is a problem that most careful housekeepers are striving to solve. ''Muriel," in the " Weekly Telegraph," says: I have many times suggested cer tain methods for reducing the coal bill, lately have been looking up more sufor mation that I trust will prove useful. Of course all economical housewives have cinders riddled from the coal ash; cinders and fine coal dust moistened will slack off the combustion. It is a will slack off the combusion. It is a good plan to v ral, this combination in waste paper and roll it up tight. When a fire needs mending put the roll on it, and a few pie.es of coal above. Coal dust, dampened with washing soda in the proportion of half a pound of soda added to a quart of boiling water, is another coal saver. The moist ened dust should be put into proper bags. Lay one of these bags on a fire that has burnt up well (not before) and put a few small lumps of coal over it, the combustion will be slow, but...