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LOCAL NEWS. A Pleasant Evening at Michalago. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
LOCAL NEWS. h. niuwt Xrealng A Mloi«l».go. 'A vfery enjoyable evening was spent at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Wa Kelly, Spring Valley, on Saturday last, ths occasion being the celebration of their only daugh ter's 2 1st birthday. About 60 guests were present, who on arrival were treated to a splendid teg. Dancing commenced at 8 o'clock, to music supplied . by Misses Hayes and.N. McNamara and Messrs. \V. McNamara and Jas. Lawler, and it was as good as one could wish to hear anywhtre. The duties of M.C. were undertaken .by Mr. A. Blewitt, who carried them out to the satisfaction of all. Supper was served at 12 o'clock, the tables be ing beautifully laid out with all kinds of dainties. After this the dancers again went at itt and kept going merrily till morning, when refreshments were again served. During the evening songs were ren dered by Miss Tracey (Nimitybelle), Miss Hayes, and Miss K. McTei nan, and Messrs. Miller (Parra rnatta), Jennings, and T. McTernan. Altogether a very en...
Passing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
\ Passing Dotes. :? ny : b'OTVS.'- 1 i When ' Reform ' Premier Carruthers recently visited Lis inore, he had a special train for liimself, private secretary, and valet, notwithstanding that an ordinary train was timed to leave for the same run an hour iater. And on Sunday, April 30, he ordered a special train tp carry himself and his two :i.tteudaiits frohi Lisuiore to Orafton. This is the pious person whose party we were told we must support if we would save ourselves from be ing classed as traitors to our religion. Travelling in special trains is a way Joseph has of saving the blessed country ; and travelling in 'em on Sun days is only his 'method of getting ahead of Lucifer. * * * In his. capacity as a minister (?f the Crown, Mr. Dugald Thomson makes the announce ment that the British Govern ment will exercise its right of veto .in the event of the labor party carrying certain planks lof its platform iuto law. That . is the best method of helping on the coming of the Austra lian ...
POETRY. LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
JptitftY; ^XOTK. C'lore Be not tot omul; gracr, ' .Ha tny pleating *je or lace, ?*Kot tor any outward put ; No, nor for ? constant hew'.-. Tor these may («il. or tun to ill, Bo thon and 1 dull teicr. . Seep, therelore, » true woman's ey», And lore ms itill, but know oat why. .So tilt thon tho une reason itiU X-.To dote upon me ever. \1K'.— ?
Queanbeyan Footballers. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
-&neanb»y»n*ootb»U»r*w A general meeting of the Queanr beyan Football Club was held on Wednesday evening. There was a good attendance, Mr. W. Harkins presiding. - ' . ? : _ It was moved by Mr. R. 'Fallickj andsecortded by Mr. A. Mclnnes, that bicycle races -s\veepstake)' be held in con junction '.with; *hej .^ncy, dress match ;on ly^insti-^Paraed/ ? Mr- J5L.5McInnes proposed; vani' Mr; ';§,* -^alliclcj^nde^^^^pthe. Wild ^ji^ceaitti'^ospecaite Imtlfc the mg^^&^M. i^« :^ A committee to carry out the ar rangements 'was formed as follows : —Messrs. Gale, McPherson, J. Callaghan, A. M'Innes, R. Fallick, L. Dutishea, I,. Fell, Peter Naylor, E. G. Aitkinson.J Mr. R. A. Harkins donated 10/6 for the funniest turn-out on the ground. It was decided to send a team to Cooma on the 31st inst. to try con clusions with the Rover team of that place. It was announced that Mr. P. G. Hoolahan had donated ^1/1/ for the best all-round player during the season. It was also decided to charg...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
Iti good lor the Butcher, the B6k*r. tbrWtwer, The Carpenter .Bricklayer. RlBcksmith, and 6hoer, Tke MuurcMi, the Ser»ntFthe maiden -temure,~ The Toiler, the Clerk, the dwconaolnle Woer. Itt good for the Wrailliy, il'agood lor the poor. Of lEe lyitem coid-strlckcn a perfect renorer. when the air ol Australin i- cold and Impure Xfklnfallible— WooaA' Ckrat PBrnuuNT Core. 'PRESS NOTfCET' IN order to avoid misunderstanding and disappointment, it is hereby notified that unless the customary Press Passes be previously sent to the Office, no repre sentative from this journal will attend any entertainment or fecal function. In all cases where the usual courtesy does not extend to the Press, it shall be taken to indicate Out a report of the proceedings is undesired. ? H. B. HOLLAND, Proprietor. Watch Repairing rflHE mechanism of a watch is an ? i intricate and delicate thing. Many good watches have been ruined by bungling repairs. I do expert repairing, Bni Ism willing to stand on my record ...
NOVEL. The Martlet Seal. CHAPTER VIII.—(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
' 'NOVEL. The Martlet Seal. Bj Jeanelte Walworth. CHAPTER Vni.-ICoimuuiD.) ' Oelette wat a wiser none thin I took ,£er for. 1 had no business coming in here to talk to my little eiok wife. I am going 2Torrie, and I sbm't come back nnttl yea send ior me, darling. Only don't fcoep me away too long. I miss yon so, dear, So do »ll tho toy*. I with ? ? 'BtoDl aton I stonl' It was a err of j-ain. tr- ? He did stop, and stood wonderingly silent while she went on impetaonsly : ' You are talking to me as if I were a lunatic or a ohlld. A child you know I am not. A lunatio possibly I might become, ii litaenur, deceit, cawaroice, duplicity \a a man were all that waa necessary to mate a lunatic of a woman. When I nid that I bated you, I meant tt! When I recoiled from jour touch as I would tram that ot a r. ptlle, I meant it I Yon are a reptile, John Lorlmer I' p Ho blanohed at tier scathing denunciation t-( him, and, turning his face from her, he ?toed with folded anna looking down fnlo tie fir...
A HYMN OF TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
_, _ A HIMN OF TBUSL W« know not why our path seems bane J^rtUiitadows, ''And tntj earthly hope to flee away, 3atthtre'- * Hind that meets oan in the ?* darkness, , ?Jand hoUUcg thia we cannot go astray: (We know not how the burden will be lifted, ,The hMTT orou thit we hive borne k . ?'??Olong, iSnt nndersaith wa feel, though faint and ,,, - 'weary, ?,JtThe Everlasting Armi are sure and strong. With eye of faith we look beyond the . ' ehsdows, ,-?- ' -.'With hurt ot hope we lift the besvy ?-oro»i ??;-??!».. There's One who knowa it all, aid Ho hath . ,M» promtoeS fj.,« '— iSB. heavenly recompense (oc euthly low.
TEAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
TEAS. Each season something new comes up in the way'ot novel functions. Teas in va rious forms seem to be given the preference, for the promeave tea has been rapidly followed by tho Egyptian. The latter owes its origin to I/idy Asquitl, of England, who waa Hiss Dorothy Tennant, and who is said to hareoonocircd the idea in hor fondness for thp TTirvnHan .mmn TTnr A fnnntinH t\t thia Mrt the walls are covered with gray oanvas, in order to give & stoneliko efiect. Mm leaves and grasses ere fastened on the paper, and Egyptian jnre are plftved around the room, vnir.h is lighted ^ith oriental lamps. The china of the tea tablo must bo dooorated with lotus flowers, the table standing iu a secluded corner, fitted ivitli a low, vrido seat. Cleopatra house gownB may bo very decided, or they may be modernized according to the modern charmer. The uhsrst! eristic I eaturea are hanging uleeves, clinging dniperios. gold embroidered orepos and jcwdU'd girdles, with acsrabeun corsage ornamuut...
LADIES' COLUMN HOW TO MANAGE SKIRTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 12 May 1905
LADIJ3S1 COLUMN HOW TO MANAGE SKIRTS. A girl cyclist says that ahe has no trouble in keeping hor draw doirn, and the way ahe has guarded against the flopping dress skirt it at follows; She made a pair of stirrups ot Uaok elasUo, 'and fastened them to1 a short decs of Mask nne. which had a but tvahote xrorltai Ungthwite in the othorend. On the hem ol the skirt on each aide, and two or three inohee from the bottom, she si-wed buttons', to which abe buttonou the ktirmpa. They ran thus be removed when «'ue Is -mol riding. She slips her foot ilinragh the etirrupa -when riding, and that bolda ber dress as smooth and comfortable aa though ehe were in a rocking ohair.— Wash- ington Star.
IN THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
?IK THE ORCHARD. Whilst the sod is generally very wet it mar be M well to work it as moderately as notable, hot at least good work mar still be done in the orchard amongst Uu standard tnes that hare become fat too denw branched. It it a tot common /suit to illow heads to beoome thlok, and thinning them is fsr too much neglected. An operator wearing some rough clothes and lestber gloves, aided by ? short ladder, and armed with * small, narrow, but sharp saw, can thin ost the heads ol trees sow with im mense'benefit. Out ont each branch close to the main one from which it springs, and then with a sharp knife pare off the rough edge of tbe ww out, and the wound will soon heal over. Do all the demo trees thor oughly is this way. If the branches be much infested with mow, take advantage of a soft, muggy day. and, hating plenty of fresh- slaked Sine at hand, give the whole of the heads a good dusting. It will do immense good.
WIRE-WORMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
WIRE-WORMS. Wire-worms an the larva of tbe click beetle (Elater lines tus), and tber usually remain in the land 6 or 6 yews before they appear as a perfect infect. They uu com mon in newly broken up land, especially where toe land hu been allowed to run wild for some time, ss most building estates are. The best substance to nas for their destruc tion or banishment ace salt and gas lime. I confess I have never seen a dead wire-worm that had either been killed by salt or gas lime, bet I know, after repeated dressings of these substances, the plants get a chance 65 grow and the wire-worms gradually dis appear. I remember, some yetn- ago, an old labourer who was cultivating a newly broken np allotment bringing s mysterions looUng boxfor my inspection, which I fonnd afterwards oontsined a mixture of salt and wire-worms. He had been tola salt would kill wire-worms, ud he had captured a number of than end covered them with salt ia a box. Thoy had bees la the box several days, and were live...
IN THE GREENHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
T£ THE OBEENHOUSE. The greenhouse needs ampw attention during wet weather, but as a rnle tbe more looking after needed tbe bettst it is enjoyed. The great objeot must be tokeepunaoir. onlalion of sirsothatltisaTied. This can « done partially by affording partial veoti stion through doors or sashes, but It must le partial; aodi!» by pnng the house the lenefitof a little fire or lamp hest, to help lry the air. A greenhouse without heating jowor is a trap for the unwary, as the first iharp frost tills everything tender. Such wutea are fit for hardy plant! or shrubs in »ta only. Keep the house end its contents rery clean, tad whenever a fine day will ldmit ot ibj being done hsve a pail of waicr ind a soft brush ana wash the glass, sspeoially inside, as dirt is apt to congregate ind obstruct the light Where there is a tiled floor, use a mop to dry it as tnuoh as possible, when watering and waihing has bees thoroughly done.
[?]PLANTS IN ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
[PLANTS IN BOOHS. .These art more likely to tuffer from a too «ry atmosphere than from d-mp. When the plants are thiok-leaved, such as cool palms, ferns, aspidistras, india-rubbers, &o., it wiil do them great good to be stored outdoors on a mild damp day to be washed with rain, or be sconced over, as not only is the leafage thus cleansed, bnt It absorbs moisture alro, and U in that war helped to retain health. Especially should light be given to the plants early. It too often happens, that heavy curtains are hang at night before Or windows, very good practtoe in hard weather, bnt they should be removed as earl/ in tho morning si possible, to allow ol alt light being admitted to tbe room. Light is of even more Importsnce in winter, when it u usually so restricted, than in the cummer, when It is abundant. Kwp the p'ants very clem, ventllato from the top ot the window, give water moderately, and have as little fire or gas bunt In the room at well can be, except the weatfcsr be ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday, 2 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
[?] SviiNiiv, llomlav, s 11.111. 1JIE cricket match Australians against Surrey resulted in a draw when the Australians only required 21 runs to win. Evidence given before the Arbitration Court, Kalgoorlie, was to the effect that unless the miners' wages were reduced some mines would have to close down. The Commonwealth Govern ment intends taking over kc-tsus. Before the Lauds Commis sion the Under Secretary said he had no 'pecuniary or per sonal iuterestsju the case. London', Sunday. Four Russian warships were seen neat- the Island of Hainoa. A Japanese transport and British steamer struck mines' md sank. An orderly thrice fired at and killed Admiral Mazintoff at St. Petersburg in revenge for dis missal. Women's Enfranchisement Bill was talked out in the House of Commons. A company -is undertaking to construct k^anal between the Baltic .and^Black Seas,--to- : cost forty millions sterling.' ' ^
SWEET PICKLED MELONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
SWEET PICKLED MELONS. Select cantaloupes or muskmelons, not quite ripe. Cut into oblong pieces, and re mow the rind and soft part near the seeds. Prepare '.he snkud pickle in the following proportions : fo crory Slbs of melon, take oae piut of f nwtr aud S lbs of sugar. Mix hulf a tcnapuonful each of ground -mace, and cloves, one tim-poonful each of ginger, all spice ami tini aiuon. Tie this mixture into a small piece of cheesecloth, and boil it with the vinegar. Cook the meloii carefully in the hot syrup until binder, then skim, out in to a large bowl. Boiltlio liquor down, and pour it over the fruit Repeat this lor three or lour times, and ihe last time heat all -to. gether, then put into jars and seal. A small boy in one of the Gendtnlown piiblio schools wrote /i composition on King Henry VIH. It read u follows : 'King Henry 8 was the greatest widower that ev.r lived. He was bora at Annie Domino in the year 1O00. He had 510 wives besides child ren. The first wss beheaded and afte...
DEATH OF MRS. C. BURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
DEATH OF RRS. C. BURN. Ox Friday afternoon List, at her residence, Gnnyowen, Qneanbeyaii, t!ie dentil' occur red of Mm. Burn, wife of Mr. Uias. Cum. She hnd hec:i a s«!i'ircr for a vi-i-y long jieriod, very little liop.-s liavinjj 1k-cu entertained of licr recoverv as f.ir back as b.sl K.isier. C-m- funiptiou \\\u; lli- canst of! djalh. The dccc-.iFt-ii ludv was «i ye;r-'iiof ng\;, :;;il w;is b.)ni at Knockanove. ecmiiU- Water ford, Ireiar.d. She came to Australia i-.i i.,;9, a;ul ]ku! ivs'.iled in t'ii-; dihtnV-t for 2-3 years. Si'.e w. s vury hihly rtspectcd by ail who knew lie;-, a::i] the dcc-;v-.st synipalhv is '-xp-cr,sed th-v.a-.Oiuiit the' dis- i trict for the b:-iv. ;ved l:u:,luii,l j and familv. ] The_ funeral too,: jil.icc 011 I Suudiiy aflcnioo:!, and was o;:c j of the largest eve;- fcl-ii here. T!:e Grand I'liital Oddfellows ?'.;ul A.H.C. Guild Hicmbsrs walked in p-oc-cssion in front of the hearse, three members of each body acting as pall bearers. Following the liearse...
RURAL LIFE. PLANTS IN FRAMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
BUBAL Uf 1. PLANTS IN FBAHES. Where then is no other method of housing tender plants through the wlnte except in - fnu»rocntmned damp weather gives much mm trouble than frost doss, because frort ?_ -v. «... A j_ m. ?uiRia- air. rendering It light and buoyant. To keep tender plants mhslth rate mob conditions therefore gives infinite tnrabbj. The best course to take when rainfalls is to tilt the lights both back sad front, as in that way a current is created that is useful. Then, when the weather is dry, yet open or mild, throw off the lights entirely for several hours during the lay, *ntt (rather all deoaving leaves, fiowers, or other matter, to oheck the spread of miiaew. Only when the soil In the poll has beoome very dry is it desirable to water. Generally the lees water siren in damp weather the better. If the floor of tbe frame bo hard and elevated, there will bo less of dump than when it Is on the ground.
Local Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
[?] At tin- VoVx? Co-.irt 0:1 Mi-n !jv. In. fore Mr. K. C. At!;:ns.in, .1.1'., ! Alf. Ueatty jvoaded ;;;;iitv to a 1 c!:nr;:e of' Iwing i!ri:;i-: :ini! dis- ! r-r.icrly on S.i'.-.iiay, 15:!: May. slid I w;:s v.nca 10 . l'! ucfau.t ihrc-j -..iv;-. l;i:ie v.-,-s pui-.l. At Mr. Thur-tivrs r-^M.-i,-^ Atkinson-.-.tr^el, soiii^- si.!c:w:i.i «p;ci- ? mens of ;trow|jcrrics :ire lijienin-.' ! on the vir.c-!— a fact which .-ays ! j'Jiich for 1I-.2 miklne.-s of tin; prc- [ Kent season. ; Two representatives of 'i'uy. Lkadkk w^re present at lli.; enter- '?? taiament piven in ljimgcndoro 0:1 ' l'riday nijiht in ai-1 of tlie. Town : 13and debv. A k.-i^thy rcj-ort isun- j avoidably held overlifl next i«ue. | It is E'jtrrrested lecalK-. that- i:i view of the virtual wiping out of ! the B!a::d eleciorate, Mr. J. C. Watson should be a.sked to contest Ih: Qucanbeyan seat nest Federal election. mi; Goiiiburn V.W Board has decided to strike an assessment of \i d per head on sheep and ;d per h'zad on lar...
GRAPE PRESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 16 May 1905
GEAPE PHESRH.VE. Pick over and wash the grapes. Slip the pulp from the skin, cook the skins in water j to cover in one kettle, and tho pulp in its own juice in another until toft and tree from seeds. Thon rub-the train throHch a hair sievo or puroa Ateainer, and when thn skiiu have boiled nearly dry add them to the pulp. Measure and allow an etjnal measure of sugar. Put the fruit ou to boil and cook twenty cninutas, stirring often ; thon add one fourth of the sugar, bull five minute*, add another portion, boil a^tun, and when all the sugar is ubed oook uutil tUo skuu &re soft. Turn into email jars.