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Conrad Power Co. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Coiiad Power Co. 'The above company played a two tnights'.seaison in the Protestant Hall on Friday and Saturday last. They opened with '.Kii arney" the story of -which treats with the ex citing period of the latter half of the.18th century, and the picturesque costumes of that epoch'were faith fully reproduced. The scene of the drama is laid mainly in ,nniss'iannon close to the lakes of Killarney. The character of Larry Dwyer is one for admiration, and in the hands :ot Mr.. Conrad Power was well, pre sented: The various' situations, were interspersea with songs and dances. The attendance on Friday night was not so good as the splendid prod'uc tion merited, but the invorable im pression created by the company at tracted a large audience on Satur day night, when the farce, "Facing the music was staged Mr., Poer has the support of a strong corn bir'ation and on his rethrnl visit, which is promised about May next, should be greeted with bumper houses. -
Latest War News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Latest War News. The Times mili'ary correspondent estimates that if German losses con tinue at the present rate she will have lost all her reserves before next Christmas. Seven every minute 'is the total now. A football match was played in Paris on Sunday by Belgian and' French teams of soldiers. The Belgians won by one goal to nil , The money taken is being devoted 'to buying- footballls for - soldiers at the front. The Germans claim that during the last'month the Allied forces lost 150,000 men. Their losses werek less than a quarter of that number. The latest official report ,from "Pari' says that the Germans are be ing forced back in the sand dunes on the Flanders coast. German attacks at-various points have been repulsec. Nine British airmen dropped bombs on the railway and barracics at Ostend, and considerable damage was done. The Dunkirk police compelled 2500 strangers to leave the town ow ing to spies donning French ana British uniforms. Over 100 mines have drifted ashore on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
T. P. MAXWELL & CO., Stock & Stationt Agents, AUCTIONEERS. SALESMAN-T. P. MAXWELL. 'Phone 10. TRUST MONEY TO LEND. LEGAL. Mr. Ernest E. Morgan, Solicitor, Has removed to Offices NEXT GOVT. SAVINGS BANK. MR. J. S. DAVISON, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGEON, Next to Harrison's Hotel, BUNGENDORE visited First Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Late Sydney Dental Hospital.) MONARO.STREET, QUEANUEYAN. WILL visit BUNGENDORE every so. cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gundaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall overy first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMPBELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own homes. Terms, very moderate. Tan. 50. M. JOHNSTON, Manageress. HOSPITAL VISITING COMMITTEE FOR DECEMBER. Massns. R. HAVES AND R. R. HarIHuerNOToN
Garden and Field Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
CGarden and " Field Calendar for ,.January: As ve e pcted, the \weather lhas been unsettled with some heavy ram falls and the heat lias i been a re cord for -December throughout the State but-the frequent showers coun teracted the effects of sun. and wind, and crops are ail promising heavy yields.- The soil. is in good order for cropping, and all available land should be sown with something that ,will be useful for green feed; en-e silage or green , manuring. Dairy men and others cannot possibly have too much in -the .way of food supplies in the face of a general shortage and certain high 'prices: IvTaizc ,or :corn its. splendid for ensilf. age or graini feed, and grows very. quickly. Mang ls or mangelwurzel give hinmense yields, and are grand for: dairy cows,..pigs and all stock; they should be largely grown. Spray ing foa cherry tree slug, so often neglected, is very -important; the slug causes the leaves to turn rusty and fa 1 off, and destroys the vital ity of the trees and the ...
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
The Markets. Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd*, offered at auction on Monday a catalogue of 1832 bales comprising most lots that were free of burr and seeds, and suitable for present requirements. Competition was marked by good spirit, and although tho demand for besrry wools was very poor, for free sorts buyers bid with great freedom at prices 7j per cent above December rates. Buyers for Japan and America helped tho market con. siderably, and some French buyers also operated and competition was more general. At auction and privately we sold 3232 bales, including-NTP, New England, Armidale, 12rd: HFM,- Bangalore, Goulburn, 12d; Lanyon, Qucanbeyan, 11id; JK, K1rawarree, Jjraldwadd, 10d.
Toot Your Tooter. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Toot; IYoir.. 'outei. UESPECTFULLY dedicatedT to theconstitu. ent parts of an Iunarmonious scoitly If you toot your little tooter and then lay down your hoin, There's not.,a sou in ten short days a ill know that you'ivwre born. The man that gathers pumpkins is the man who ploughs all day, And thei man who keeps a buinpin is the man who makes it pay The iCnan who advertises .with short and sud= den jerks, 'Is the man who blames the editor because it never works; The rnan who gets the business has a strong and steady pull, lie keeps his trade and paper frornyear to year quite full; He plans his advertising in a thinghtful, honest way' And keeps for ever at it until ho makes it pay..
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Rifle Shooting. Fourteen shooters competed in the contiinuation for the Toohey medal on Saturday last, conditions being to shots at 5ooyds. rhe cash prizes. .were won by C. Powell and E. Capes. Scores:. 50oyds hp: Total C Powell 46 4 50 E Capes 47 2 49 A. Winer 42 7 49 F. Comins 46 2 48 H Robertson 42 5 47 J. Beatty ^, 46 scr. 46 T. Warren 45 scr. 45 Arnold Mclnnes 42 3 45 G. O' Hanlons 4! 4 45 W. Webb 38 2 40 G. Hately 39 scr. 39 H. Catitle 30 7 37 A. Johnston 28 35 Joe O'Rourke 27 7 34
Always Leading. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Always Leading. Biwotzu purchasing;your Christmas presents have a glance at our Xmas boxes It -will prove: worth your while, as iwe lhave received a very large consignment or the most beauti ful and choicest boxes of chocolates on the market ; and it is certain that no one's fancy will be left unsatisfied upon their :once seeing them. Our customers, upon inspection, will again! be convinced that in our line we are always leading. The Canberra Din iug and Refreshment Rooms, Monaro Street, Queaubeyan. Potiri Bros. proprietors. 'Phone 77.*
The Nation's Resources. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
The Nation's Resources. If the tear should conr down to 'the last shilling and the last man" :\Mr. Fisher's promise on behalf of Australia),-how many men would I-ave to fight (asks a contemporary). * In War Notes and Queries (Dec. 12) is an cs:imate of the number of men, medica'ly fit, of military age, of all the combatant countries. The tall: includes men from 18 to 63 years of age. The. sixty-year limit seems very cld, but it is-the age at which, in Australia, liability to serve in time of wiar ceases under the Commonwealth Defence Act. Taking white races only, the male, population (medically fit) of each country is as follows:- - - Grcat Britain ......... 10,080,000 South Africa ........... 321,000 Canada .................. 1,795,000 Australia :..:.'.. 1,098,000. New ,Zealand ... 256,000 Total British Empire 13,550,000 Franca ..............9,072,000 Belgium .....;...1,092,000 Russia (Europe) ....:`29,760,000 Servia ............ .... 5C5,0ý0 This give-for all the Allies a grand to...
Canberra. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Canberra. THi live stock in the Federal Capital Territory, according to the latest re turns, comprise 1,343 horses, 6,429 cattle, 141.184 sheep and 393 pigs. The work of preparation, includ ing the erection of the necessary buildings, etc., for the permanent nursery at Canberra is being pushed rapidly forward. Nursery work in all its branches, including the raising of huge quantities of. young trees, plants and shrubs, annually for planting, can be confidently under: taken. In this area it is also pro= posed to carry out a number of ex periments with cereals, fodder plants, and farm crops generally. The following is the gross annual revenue derived by the Common wealth Treasury from lands within the Federal - Capital Territory : Lands in prozess of alienation, £950 Is 3d ; Crowni Lands held under State Laws (leases), £429 6s; revenue derived from leases of ac quired lands, £7,840; return from agistment (annual), 61,092 108 2d; revenue, derived from rates, £i,631 12s 9d; total, £11,9...
Painful Heat-Rash. ITCHY SORES BOISTERS AND SWELLINGS SPEEDILY YIELD TO ZAM-BUK [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Painful IHeat-Rash. Ircur SouEs B3risTrS AND SWELLI\(S SPEEDILY YIELD TO LAM 3BUK SusIain is not without its peils fror the sensitivee skin. EIcoessive perspe ration in the heat; the dry, parching effect of the sun's glare; and the clouds of dust all lhelp :to aggravale enitiele trouble, .prol oking pimniples blotches, rashes, heat lumps, chaihngs, sore feet, anid even miore serious skin affections All summer skin roubles should be treated with Zam.B3uk2 iThis balhi has the happy knack of cleansing the skin's pores of all iinpurities and making ftlie skin cool, Healthy and, clear. Mrs. J" A Riuliardson. First Avenue, St.VPeter's Adelaide,. says-:"A rash which I think ivhs piickly heat, name out alt ;over ine,Qand- painful :ard limp( formed ''lYile' this lasted I oould get very little rest hut' on uaing Zaim-Bnk my skin Was sioothed andI1 was very quipkly eased of all irritabil= ity. -Poisisting 'with Ziam-Buik I sootn had the pleasure of seeing new skin form. Zam Buk completely oise...
HOMEBUSH SHEEP VALUES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
HOMtBUSH SHEEP VALUES. >Coifsumer: on the look out for cheaper mutton were disappointed at the result of tlast Thursday's Home bushi:auctions. ,Prices held firm at late levels. Supplies were moder ately heavy, but buyers were in big attendance and includedl a number of exporters. This fact prevented any curtailment in bidding limits. Some idea of the .rates ruling can be gauged from the fact that 180 wethers from Newport station, Moree, made to 22s 11d, averaging 225 id per hi-d under the hpmblbr of Winthcombe, Carscn, Ltd.
Who Killed the Kaiser? (With apologies to Poor Cock Robin.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Who Killed the Kaiser? (With apologies to Poor Cock Robin.) Wuo killed the Kaiser ? "I," said Vanity, " Coupled with Insanity, I killed the Kaiser !" All the Unprotected Nations fell a sobbing and a-sighing. When they heard that -Kaiser Bill was dying, When they -beard of the death of Kaiser Bill. Who helped to slay him ? I," said Albert of-Brussels, "In the-course of one or two tussles, I helped to slay him." All the Ghosts of Martyred Mothers were a-sobbing and a-sighing, When they heard that the Butcher of Babies was dying. Who caught his blood ? " I," said Servia, " Who could be nervier ? .1 caught his blood." All the Independent States weie a-sob bing and a.sighing, When they heard that the War Lord of Europe was dying. Who'll dig his grave ? " I," said Czar Niaholas, "Hle iwauted to tickle uo, I'll dig-his grave."' All the Dim-dum Buillet Fakers were a-sobbing and asilghing,. When they heard -that the Prussian Barbarian was dying. - Who'll make his shioud ?- " I," said Italy, ...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Brevities: Annual hospital meeting on Friday after. noon. * * 0t A ball will be held at Alichelagoon Anni. versary night in aid of the hall funds. The hot weather is making tie mosquitoes pretty "* busy "at night. Oin Monday next the Convent. School will resume duties. Auction sale of furniture in the Triumph hall on Thursday next... Anglera are reported to be having a great time among the tinny tribe. * * * * The Qneanbayan Railway Station plat form has been re-asphalted. * * ,s * The heat, dust, flies and ekeeters" are enough to try the patience of Job. ' * * Gregory Bros. will hold an auction sale of merchandise at the Protestant Hall on Thursday and Saturday next. *,", *. * The sub'committee- appointed to revise the prize schedule for the autumn show meet at the Secretary's office to-morrolv. * .0 5 0 No mass will be celebrated in St. Gregory's -B.C. Church on Sunday as both the Rev. Father Hogan and Rev. Father Hayden are at Manly on their annual retreat. The heat wave of the p...
Preserve your Sight. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
Preserve ;your Sight. Tile eyesight is the most precious of gifts Impaired'or defective eyesight is a serious matter. To need glasses and not to get them is risking health. To get glasses that are not perfectly adjusted and fitted, is to make a bad matter worse. By special training and years of experience, we can give you glasses that precisely fits your needs. Residents of this district should not lose the opportunity of consulting Sydney's leading Opticians, ERNEST BOSCH, of 14 Martin Place, Sydney,
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. Polling day for the general elections in South Australia has been fixed for Saturday, March 27. The gold yield of New South Wales for 1914 shows a decrease of 25,1500z. fine, valued at £1o6,830. A song that is not popular with the Germans on the Bel gian Coast : " She Shells Sea shells on the Seashore." A Canadian lady doctor says that the corsets of 20 years ago killed thousands of women. " Stays of execution," so to speak. A correspondent of a-couiitry paper reports that Xmas in his little town was the best for 40 years, and he gives the credit to the " high price for-rabbits." A difficulty arose at the Bris bane wool sales with regard to the presence of some Ger man brokers. Buyers of Ger man or Austrian nationality are to be called on to prove their bona-fides. When the late Mr. Trefle's successor is appointed it is said to be certain that there will be a considerable re-shuffliig of portfolios. Mr. George Black " is still most frequently men tioned in connection...
THE COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 January 1915
THE COURTS. At the Police Court yeserday, be- fore Mr. R. G. McKenzie, J.P., Claude Taylor and John O'Reilly &nbsp; were charged with riotous behaviour on Saturday night. Both pleaded guilty and were fined 10/- each, in default 24 hours hard labor. This morning before Messrs. C. T. Camp bell and A. H. Collett, Js.P., Claude Denham was charged with stealing a pair of boots valued at £1/1/-. the property of F. C. Bernhardt. He was mulct in the sum of £1 or 14 days hard labor in Queanbeyan lockup. &nbsp;