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MILITARY BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
. MILITARY BALL. A .Grand Military Ball wasr held . in. the local Hall at night, and was well attended, about 45 couples being present. The musio was supplied by Messrs. J. Elliott, Cooma, (piano), Loughmuan (violin), and MoGainess, Cooma,(cornet) and their pliying gave every' satisfaction. Refreshments .were partaken of at midnight and the dancing kept" up lively until daylight.
Uriarra. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
Urlarra. (From a correapo:zdent.) T'E Annual Hospital Ball held in Mr. I c. Donald's woolshed on Tuesday night was a pronounced success. In the afternoon, in consequence of the unpropitious appcarance of the weather, grave fears were ontertainel that the tatltenilace wouuli not he largr, but all fears were ;ct at rest by nine o'clock, when fully 70 pers:ons had gatlhered. It is caculiatcd Ihalt the net proceeds wilt slight. ly axccad thor o,f ilast yar. This amount necdlss to snvy. w;II hb welcomed by the coarunnito of the (,!i athyan Tlospin?al , an will augtnment t, fau ds of that. dlstving in. stitutiona. In anitlit ol to, the b.11 there was n cOauutor att'letli-tn, andul a sctlr:ull by which 33/- wer'o nettd. A gue ssing cgmpalitint as to the noumbr of errth ns of ::orn in a bottle. 'l'ha guf'ss was won by Mr. l . TC'Connor 1160, be.ing within G of ther actual vumbuhr Contaian id in lth b,)l tO." Mr. A. .1. .1ul)on lid d, strves mangy thank.s fo)r the organauat ~inn af this hall...
A Government Newspaper. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
A Government Newspaper. IN the the Assembly on Thursday last the Premier, in reply to Mr Hollis asking whether the Government during the recesss " would consider the advisability of bringing out a State daily newspaper, so as to give the people a pure and unadulterated news supply," said the Government were now seriously considering the desirableness of doing away with the brutality of the morning newspapers, who are continually trying to suppress public opinion by medium of a state organ. He did not know of any more inter. esting publication that we could use for that purpose than the "Government Gazette," by its conversion into a daily newspaper, giving any heon. member who likes to write a letter the right of doing so, and publishing it free and also making the cost of advertising us cheap as possible, especially the births, deaths, and marriages, and the electioneer. Ing speeches of heon. members, who will be able to appeal to their constituents in the emphatic manner.
War News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
War News LoNDoN, January 25.-Most of the Rusoasian -fleet is stationed outside Port Arthur Har. bour ready for action. Letters fromVladivostock which have reach. ed Tokio state that Russian marines lanided in the town on the 9th instant, wCrecked 24 Japanese houses, ravished Japanese women, and wounded old men and children. The rioting lasted 20 hours. Oiloer?" accompanied the rioters, and thecivil author. ities did not at'emp to restrain them. The Japanese Press urge the withdrawal of all Japanese from Siberia. There are rumours that the Japanese hare occupied Masampho, on the southern coast of Korea. Though the runuoured occupation of this port is not confirmed, a. report,. sys that Japan has landed troops and guns at Chemnlpho, the port of Seoul. LONDON, January 26, 3.10 p.m-the news. papers are hopeful that the re-ascendancy of Count Lamadorfi, the Russian Minister 'for Foreign Aff'irs, will result in peace, and con. demn the policy of M, Bezobraaoff and General Alexeiff as one ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
A GLORIOUS CHANGE. A Twenty-Years' Resident's Testimony. The Case of Mr. J. NILSION. .. (oY. A SPF.'elA, REPORTER). TI' iln Ieuaiii ess place is there a greater variety of saiuljects discussed than in a hair. dree-r's saloon, a+ all callers v-ntilate their opii,,ns ta the. gentlemen otficiating with thle razor and scissors. ,But tle latter takes hit. turd in the conversation as well, andl whenl our rljeporter stepped ilto a shop in li-taany lioami, UI;tany, Alr. John Nilsson, the In lp:ieLrr, sakd : : l'hisi .bright weatherl ought to make everbodly feel happy, as you say; but?I thilnk it all dlepnds upon one's health. 1 remember when I used .to be low.spirited wheln everyone I mbtseemed to be brimful of joyfulness." " iWheIi was that?" enquired the man with the notebook. -J' Eighteen months ago, when my food failed to have a nourishing effeot upon my body. An attack of rheumatism affected my sys'em throughout. For a long time I had not been getting my proper rest owing to the rhta l...
Locally made Railway Engines. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
Locally made Rallway Engines. THE Railway Commissioners recently invited tenders for 60 engines, half the number to be for passenger traffic, and the remaining 30 for heavy goods work. The conditions were that the engines should be made in the State. Notwithstanding that fact, three firms from abroad-possibly anticipating that no local tenders would be accepted sent offers a hich, under ordinary circum stances, might have received more attention. They were, however, discarded, at all events for the time being. One tender was from an English firm, another froni a firm ir. Ger many, and a third from South Australia. The New south Wales tenderers were the Clyde engineering Company, Fitzroy Dock, and G. and U. Hoskins. The commissioners opened the tenders on Monday afternoon, but did not come to any decision. They placed the whole of the documents in the possession of Mr. Thrower, chief meclanical engineer, with instructions to furnish a report upon the tenders. There is a rumour that M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
PLUG OR CUT, in Air.tight Tins. Try "Y.D." Mixture. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. Th © Distribution otfsTERLING SILVER KEYLESS WATbHES in return for 100 MASCOTTE TAGS has proved a Great Success. Thisfplan'will soon;be disoontinued,' therefore send in you Tagse to avoid disappointment. A SILVER WATCH IN RETURN FOR 100 MASCOTTE'TAGS. BOOMERANG BRANDY. A NOURISHING and BENEFICIAL STIMULANT, Obtainable from all Wine and Spirit Merchants and Hotels. IN BOTTLES, FMLASK AND HALF-FLASKS. BOOMERANG WHISKY IS:DISTILLED UNDER TIlE SUPERVISION of the FEDERAL - EXCISE DEPARTMENT, Which is a Gurantee of its Purity. .. ELCOME NUGGET TOBACCO - T -L BEST AMBERICA PRODUCES . Obtainable in Plugs, and' ut in 2-oz. and 4-os, ;Tin.; - i I i i i l . . . . . .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
A. W. MoiuRTY.] [E. G. ATrINsoN. A. W. Moriarty & Co. Auctioneers, Valuators, Stock, Station, -AND General Commission Agents, '~ONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. -* ARIn;i' SALES` WEEKILY at Land EVE Yards. AT BUNGENDORE MONTHLY. Early entries invited. Furniture Sales as arranged. Advances .made on Stock Mortgage or Wool Lien. Personal attention to Trucking Fat Stock snd consigning wool. Thomas bMaxwell, AUCTIONEER & GENERAL COMMISION A~GENT, Moncaro-Street, Queca&beyan. SBaes conducted in any part of the District. P/OMPT SETTLEMENTS immediately after Sale through Mr. T. E. Wo3DOaRD, Monaro. street, Queanbeyan. gJ' CORRESPONDENOCE INVITED R. W. Horton, MONUMENTAL MASOIN, Next llungerford's Hlotel, .IONA? O-STREET. Estimates given for MARBLE, GRANITE nd FREESTONE MONUMENTS, KERBIN GS, . IRON! RAILINGS. Charges Modrate. " ýy * -- Old Work Renovateal. In scriptions Neatly Cu ALL WORKn OUARANTRED. jg" Don't forget the New Address, near the Bridge. Anthony Hordern's rFamo...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1904. OUR SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
WITH WHIOCH ARI INOORPORAoTD Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror -- Cantain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1904. -OUR SHOW. Tai P. and A. Association's schedule, issued this week, has been circulated thrcughout the district this year with anticipations. of its drawing forth numerous responses from all concerned in the welfare of the Pastoral and Agricultural industries of Queenbgyan. The old order of schedn'e' has been very much revised and keen interest evinced by the committee and schedule stewards in preparing a schedule for presentation to the public that should meet with the approval of the most pessimistic. The task has been found all the more arduous consequent upon the lapse of the show last year; and now .since the annual exhibition has been resusci., tated renewed energy should be manifested in order to offer Anducement to the pursuits: -of -the district. Judging by.the enthcaiasm -displayed at the recent meetings, allowiDg that the public in general are. imbued with a ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
Local and General. NEW SOUTH WALES won the cricket match &nbsp; against Victoria by ten wickets. INTENSE cold in New York is responsible for 300 deaths from pneumonia weekly. Four nominations have been received for the Yass Municipal Election. THE death of Mother Mary Bernard, of the Yass Convent, is reported. CHOICE milling wheat in the Sydney mar ket is worth 3/- per bushel ; other lots rea lise from 2/10 ½. THE local butchers have decreased the &nbsp; price of beef 1d. per lb. Mutton is unaltered. AT a meeting of the Queanbeyan Good Templars on Wednesday night two more members were enrolled. MR. JOHN GIFFORD caught a a cod fish weighing 151b. somewhere in the lower Queanbeyan River yesterday. AN old lady, named Mrs. Taylor, who had been an invalid for many years was found dead in a chair in Goulburn on Monday. THERE are four nominations for the Cooma Municipal Election-Messrs. D. Jeffrey, C. J. Walmsley, H. Bray, and S. A. Margos chis. THE London Bridge wool clip ...
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, JANUARY 31. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
OaxURCI sE3RVIC W8 SUNDAY, JANUARY 31. Church of England Queanbeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Kowen-330 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Minister. Canberra-11 a.m. Bulga Creek-S 30 p m. REV. P. G. SMITH, M.A. Presbyterian- Queanbeyan-Fellowship Association, 10 a.m. 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Yarralamla-3 p.m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister-in-Charge. Methodiat Queanbryan-ll a.m. and 7.80 p.m. Rev. W. Stewart. Parkwood-2 30 p.m. Mr. G. Southwell. Wattle Park-lla.m. Mr. Gale. 7 p.m. Mr. Samuel Southwell. Wocdfield-3 p.m. Rev. W Stewart. Weetangera-S p.m. Mr. C. Southwell. Rev. W. STEWART, Minister.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
iWV. -- --.· - .;" j,~ I. '-C MUNICIPAL ELECTIOIN To the Ratepayers. LADIES Ian GENTLEMEN TN response to a Requiisitioa fhave deci .L. ded. to becomo a Candidatet fbr the position of A!derman in thr Borough of Queanb'eyan ir the approaching Municipal Election. If." elected I will dd'rmy best to serve the interests:of all classes. A. CO M IeI'Iarson. Borough- of Queanbeyan. CARELESS USE OF FIRE. T HBE attention of the Public is hereby directed to Sections 2 and 3 of THBE CARELESS USE OF FIRE ACT of 1901 which are-as fol lown : No ;2 ' Whosoever ignites or uses, or carries when ignitoed any ir.flamable material withisn twenty yards of any growing crops, or stacks of corn, pulse, or hay, or within three yards o'f bny stubble field or grass land, whereby the pr'-erzty of any other person is injured .,ordestroyed shall -for every such offence, be ilablc to a peualty not exceeding £50 or to be imprisond with or without hard labour for any period not exceeding three months." No. 3 " Wil so...
MICHELAGO. MILITARY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
MIGOELAGO. (From Our Corresotndent ) MILITARY SPORTS. A PROGRAM3?E of Military Sports, consisting of seven events was gone through on Tues daylast (A.nnivrs~raiy l);ay, and passed eff very successfanly. As sc:-:;Iny Mr. M Hlyes proved an i?tnrya ic wother and had all the nc.c.sary arr,u nzments up to date. The attendanc- wa-ay not so largl as on pre vious occasitoi, still a g:ood gathel ing put in an appearane,. Th, woath tr wa~s very unsettled, a strong, unpleasant wind blow ing which in lhe afternoon brought up showers of rain, nias thii no doubt to some degree accountoed for thu diminishel atton dnace. The Comna Brass 13 L:tl wl. en gagd for the d?ay and ti ir select'ons c.inidretrahly .nlivened the pr ceedings. Military repre sentativias front other ctntres were expected ut only from lBredbo were any present, so that competition was almost local. The sport was interesting but the majority of the horses engagtd were evid'ently not ac customed to scaling broah hurdles aud, consequ...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER V.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
The Storyteller. ule oue oide: CHAPTER V.-CoNTNUED. " i Buvrthat's no rcason "why you shouldn't.' 'Then is he thescrtof 'man that women like and men don't ? ' ' Well, no! If anrything, it's the other way about., Men like him better than women do.' ' Then, to jndge by what I've heard men say of him, retorted Barbara promptly, ' to women he must be positively unbearablel One of those horrible creatures they call rough diamonds, Isuppose, that want a lot of-cutting ' The stranger laughed hearti'y. ' And that's what you 'mean to treat him to?' ' I-no. We don't mean to have anything to do with him.' ' You'll change your mind-you won't be able to help it. .You'll find yourself drifting into .the. plrseantrst, friendliest .relations with him before you-'know: where you -are.' 'I can are,' setd Baihart,; who was' forgetting her headache and becoming rather excited by the discussion,' that you're only talking like this to tease me. I'ean see that all the time you can hardly help laughing. It...
A VALUABLE GRASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 January 1904
- A VALUABLE GRASS., IN .the January issue of the Agricultural Gazette a very interesting artiocle to land owners on Paspalum Dilatatum grass, by Mr. H. W. Potts, appears. Dealing with the unquestionable adaptability of this grass for warm climates, the article in question st. tes that its richest growth is in.early summer, and its succulence and greenness prevails throughout the season. Three il lustrations are given showing the magnifi cent growth of the grass at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College. One plot,' which is only four months old, is now about four feet in height. A second plot. planted in poor sandy loam in August, 1902, is about five feet high; and a third, planted two-and-a half years ago, has reached a height of 5ft 6 inches." The latter plot, throughout two years' drought has thrived well, as the height of "the' plant shows, and when cut this year gave a return of 18 tons 2 cwts, 1 qr. and 81bs per acre greenstuff, or equal to six tons of hay per acre.' In addition ...
Garden and Field Calendar for January, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 February 1904
Garden and Field Calentlar for January, 1904. -o (By A Lan?downe, See lnl+za, Goulburn.) TuI soil is euffioicntly m ,ist for.o:.nping and laFge areas of winter fodder plants should be sown at once. Good supplies of fodder roots and greeni fled will prove valuable and superior to hay, etc., for :eeding, especially for dairy purposes. Mangels and Swedes should be largely sown, also Hungarian millet, which is grand for hay or green feed and also for ensilage,, mixed with green corn or sorghum. A ,,' f No. 2 or 3 Shirley's manure to an .,'e will greatly stimulate green crops At is no use to try to grow 'rops wit' .e feeding them. If the land is good run .ne scarifier deeply ovre it after taking ott hay, etc., and sow millet or some seed, and there willbe a good return. We again urge sowing in rows to admit of thinning and cultivation between crops. The weather will remlinl stormy and unsettled Plenty of rain is likoly, some strong winds, and great beat, but a good deal of cool sea breez...
"Rub It In." [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 February 1904
"Rub It In." Rub Zam-Buk well into the parts afected in all cases of Sprains, Rheamatism, Lum baso, Neuralgia, and kindred complaints, is the beat advice we can give. The effect will astonish you Zam-Buk is unequalled as an Embrocation. As a healing balm for cuts, burns, boils, bruises, running sores, sore legs, piles, eczema, Zam-Buk is far prefer able to the old fashioned ointments, many of which contain rancid animal fat and mineral drugs. As a toilet requisite ~for pimples, blackheads, freckles, and rough skin, Zam.Buk will be found eminently effective. Zam-Buk, the Great Herbal Healing Balm, is obtainable from all medi cine vwndors, PRICE 1/6 PER POT, or post-paid on receipt of price by the Zam-Buk Co., Pitt St., Sydney. A FREE SAMPLE POT will be sent on receipt of a penny stamp for postage. Address as above. .
Cooma Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 February 1904
Cooma Raacing Club. FoLLowING are the nominations for the prin cipal events of the Cooma Racing Club's an naal.meeting, which takes place on February 17 and 18 : Monaro Handicap, 1.m.-The Future, Elmo, Sunoria, Huret Rose, Bernie, Parma, Amalgam, Glen, Yeumberra, Galtee Boy. Cooma Town Plate, Im 1f.-The Funtnre, Bernie, Galtee Boy, Huret Rose, Amalgam, Glen, Sunoria, Elmo, Parma, Yeumberra, Lord Roberts, Leapfrog.
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER V.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 February 1904
The Storyteller. le Boune on tly Su$i letiy ide. OHAPTER V.-CoNTrUED.n. BosnIE laughed serenely. 'That's that brute Johnson's doing to prevent our going up!' said he. 'He pretends we have no right to come up his part of the river. But of course we have, and we mean to prove.it. We're going to fish hero I'--and he chuckled complacently. ' Oh, dear, I wish you hadn't brough me with you if you're on a poaching expedition !' cried Barbara, rather dismayed. ' Don't be afraid. The creature can't do anything to us, ' said Billie reassuringly.. S'He daren't do more than swear at us, you know. ' ' But I don't want to be sworn atl' protested Barbara vehemently. 'Well, he wont swear at you I He won't see you under that awning, '.explained Bobbie brightly' 'If' he uses very bad language, you must just stop your ears. For of course we shall have to use bad language back, ' he added sweetly. Barbara bit her lip. She could scarcely help laughing at the young men and their obstinnte placidity; but ...
An American Puzzle. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 February 1904
An Amlericanl Puzzle. Tw' Evening News, during the last few days has been devoting a large space of its reading oolume to what is termed " That American Puzzle." There is no doubt the complexity of the puzzle has arrested the attention of quite a few would-be mathematicians, and solutions of all kinds are furnished that paper daily. Even in this town attempts have been made to solve it. Worked by algebra it is simple enough but the News requires it done by simple figures. The puzzle is as follows: " Mary is 24 years of age ; she is now twice as old as her sister Anne was when Mary was as old as Anne is now. How old is Anne ?" The working is simple.