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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. PATRIOTIC RACE MEETING. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDEICE. PATRIOTIC RACE MEETING. (ro the Editor). Sir,-I crave the space of a few lines in the columns of your journal re the holding of a patriotic race meeting, and trust that the matter will be taken up by more forceful action on the part of the general public; as everyone who reads the papers is aware that most of the country centres of New South Wales have followed the example set by the A.J.C. and held a patriotic race meeting, in most cases receiving a far greater measure of support and success than usually attends an or dinary meeting. I am strongly of the opinion if Queanbeyan, supported by the surrounding districts, should move in the matter and hold a meet ing, say on the Prince of Wales' Birthday, that it would prove a great success. I would respectfully sug gest forming a strong committee with a good sprinkling of country folk. Many who do not patronise an ordi nary meeting would only be too glad to lend their support. To make the meeting more popular a ...
Queanbeyan National Relief Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Qneaubeyan National Relief Fund. The weekly donations to the above fund are still being maintained and the total amount received from sub scribers to date e xceeds £175. Out of this amount £150 has been remit ted to headquarters in six fortnightly instalments of £25 each, leaving another instalment still in hand. In addition to the above the Belgian Day proceeds amounted to £197/3/6, and will be forwarded to Sydney next week. The auction sale con ducted by Messrs. T. E: Woodger and J. G. Harris realised £' 14/4/9 of this total, while the balance of £82/12/9 was made up of cash dona tions already published, sale of badges, gollywogs, etc., proceeds from stalls, raffles and guessing com petition. The concert held at night realised £10. Mrs. Hill made and sold gollywogs which added £21'16/3 to the fund ; and Miss : Winner. and Hammond sold buttonholes (3/-) and gollywogs in conjunction' with Miss Dudley 15/10.": These amounts are included in the above £82118/9, but were inadvertently o...
Town Band. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
.?.own: Band. I'Never heard it play better" wa'" the comment of all who heard the Band render the bvcrture at the con= cert on Wednesday night- last. The piece was the 'moderately difficult overture, "Diamond Star" and the manner in which every instrument was heard to advantage was very pleaEant to hear. Mr. DeClijfto deserves credit for the efficiency of !the players, and it is regrettable tha( he is leaving the district as big things were ahead for the band un der his conductorship.
Terrifying Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
S:- Terrifying Experience. ''. Th' 'most terrifying experience I ever, liad came into my life while standing, at the rail at a racecourse, with' empty pockets, empty flask, and empty cigarette case, a betting ticket in--one hand and a sandwich in the other. I saw my outsider neck and neck with the favorite,-and at last I had a win 1-when I found I had chewed up my ticket instead of the sandwich. For Bronchial Coughs, take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,I%.I(
Compulsory Training for the Queanbeyan District. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Compulsory Training for the Queanbeyan District. Captain F. Wedd, area officer, 43 C, South Goulburn, will arrive in Queanbeyan during the next. few days for the purpose of having all trainees whose birthday falls in 1915, from 14 to21 years, inedically exam ined, measured for uniforms, fixing date of drills for the September quar ter, from July Ist next, when drill will be commenced. All liable to training will be notified the date when they must present themselves for the above examination, and all who have not yet registered, within a radius of five niles of the Quean beyan Post office, are advised to hand in their names without delay, other wise the Compulsory Training Act will be strictly enforced. Names can be handed in to the secretary of the rifle club, or to Mr. F. Warren, Cooma Road.
The Federal Capital. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
The Federal Capital. In the House of Representatives last week, Mr. Palmer, one of the Victorian members, asked the House to express the opinion that the ex penditure upon the Federal capital should be reduced ;;to a minimum during the present financial stress caused by the drought and.. the war. The member for $chuca could not secure a single supporter for his pro posal. It was defeated on the voices after a brief discussion in the course of which the Minister for Home Af fairs (Mr. Archibald) " called Mr. Palmer as small in brain as he was in stature, and Mr. Palmer in turn called the Minister a highly educated highly gifted, polished and eloquent man, who was an adornment to the office he occupied.
CONCERT AND KINDERSPIEL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
CONCERT , AND KINDERSPIEL. The concert and kindcrspiel pro moted by the Rev. and Mrs. Mack iritosh-Carter, in aid of the' funds of the 'local hospital w'as held in the Protestant Hall oni W\dnesday night. Fair patronage was accorded the effort. The overturo :.wEs con tributed by the Town Band... Mr. Jock .Greig, attired inr kilts, and all accessories, followed wvitli a comic song, "'Th'e' KiltyiL'ads," aiid readlily: put :the thouse in; a happy frame'of =mindi, :Mr: S. J' ?Ryair renideiedi, a specially selected?violin s?Sol:in:eo cellent style, after-which Miss HII Russell sang very nicely a patri otic number entitled "Our Kahki Heroes." Miss B :Russell acted as accomianist ftor .,these. two items. Another number was rendered' by the band 'which was greatly appreci ated. T-.The stage was then- cleared for the. kinclerspiel. which took. the audience through Tairyl'and, .All 'the: artists, in; this item- were children. The stage. was prettily decoratad an2a additional brightness' was:...
Garden and Field Calendar for June, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Farden and Field Calendar for June, 1915. By A. Lansdow-xe, Seedsman, Goulliurn The May weather since the 14th has been unusual. Never before have we had such an unbroken spell of cold, westerly, cloudy weather in May, and the rainfall has been bare: ly sufficient. We are likely to have better growing weather in June. During the winter months all land owners away from permanent water should provide ample water storage. There is planty- of water for all pur. poses if it were conserved, and more is spent in labor and money in dry (scbsons than would provide an ample supply. One of the worst -features of our rural districts is the bare con dition of many residences.' Trees, and shrubs and a vegetable garden woula aacte "to- the value anU 'comtort of every home, and give a healthful supply of food. The man on the land should have .abund'ant supplies of all these. Well cultivate and manure all land, stir soil deeply, anxi sow in drills. We' may expect some' cold weather and sharps frosts...
Famine Not Likely. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Famine Not. Lkely... The Atttorney-General. referring to the difficulty of getting supplies of foodstuffs, stated on Tuesday that there was not even the possibility of a famine:. There was an ample sup ply of sugar in Australia to last.until the end of July, and shipments were already arranged for-to carry us over until the new season's cane came to hand at the end of August. Arrange nents would be made to bring forward imported wheat, *and the first cargo would arrive in a alittle over a fort night, after which regular supplies would come to haid fromi month to month. There vas no reason what ever to anticipate that anyone, need go short, of flour.. It-could not be denied' that the butter supply was short; but if the price was 2/6 lb. many people'. would go without it and.theremainder would spread it so'that there would be plenty,.
Who was Guilty? CHAPTER II.—(Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
* * Whbo was* *. 'Guilty? * * CHAPTER 'II.-(Continued) "And for what did' you take me, mademoiselle ?" "No matter I For something for which I shall not take you again. 1 know you now l'" "Pardon me," Murray said, draw ing himself up.; "I have not know ingly deceived you on any point. You knew my name and occupation from the beginning, and if you made any mistake I am not to blame;" But , Mademoiselle .Taschereau' brushed past him without waiting for further speech, and dashed open the door, which Murray had merely ,closed. She had some thought of flinging the 'cigarette-case at his feet, but, remembering even in her rage that it was silver, refrained. She palways Ipreserved method in her anad ness. ' As Murray turned to follow her, he became aware of another figure lurking near them in the darkness. He paused, his hand: on- the door, and spoke sharply.. "Who 'arc you?. .What do , you want, loitering about here?" '".1 have as much right to be here as you " the stranger answered. "1 s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
JNFLUENZA AND ITS After Effects DURING THE WINTER WEATHER KEEP YOUR SYSTEM HEALTHY BY USING THE - - - - - IIEALTHl RESTORING REMEDY CLEMENTS TONIC Mr. J. HIUTTON, one of the beat Veterinary Surgeons practising in N.S.W.. and residing at "Chellton." Il'rrawntta Road. hummer Hill. writes 10/4113. of whatClemcntsTon c did for hitm; CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., "I had a cold and tried all sorts of medicines to oe ad vantage. I lost weight rapidly, over two stone in no time. One day a friend at my beouse advised me to try Clements Tonic, which I did, and I can assure you after the first bottle I could both eat and sleep well, which I could met do before taking it. "I always keep it in the house, and recommeand it to anyone suffering from the above complaint. " It appears to drive a cold out of the system. As a tonic I have proved it to be excellent. (Sigr'edl) J. HUTTON, Vet. Surgeon. Prom May to Septeshter of each year is knowvn prorfessionnlly as a .datnger" ieritr to the lungas and thlront. I...
Prime Sheep Have Strong Inquiry [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Prime Sheep Have Strong Inquiry Though buyers of good quality sheep were comparatively well-pro vided for at Homebush last Monday competition ruled keen. Winch combe, Carson, Ltd. report that they founa values for prime lines in many cases even higher than late high rates. The total mutton offering only amounted to 17,000 head, but, compared with recent supplies a far bigger proportion were stock in good condition. A strong local demauan coupled with brisk export inquiries, however, kept biddings on the move. Lower.grade drafts were if anything a shade cheaper. The above selli;. agents sold wethers from Stonebrook station, Guyra, to. 28/3 and ewes from Federal Farm, Orange district, to 27/9.
DELIGHTED WITH HEAN'S ESSENCE. Money Saving Cough Remedy. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
DELIGHTED WITH HEAN'S q.. ESSENCE. Money Saving Cough Rernedyc. S" We are all delighted with the cough mixture 'we' makc fr6'm: Heai's Es " sence,. -It is" pleasant to take, and. givespractically instant' elief.".-CMrs. J.'A..'Jones, Weston, N.S.W. "I have pleasure in' recommending. Hean's Essence for.coughs and colds. I used 'nothing: else "for my children min whlooping??cbugh,.: and foudd it most; behbfitil;' '.No :iiother'shouldi be- without' :it.'? --- Mrs. B. Smith, .Waterbeiii:treet, Brisbane () .. .. One bottle of Hean's Essence makes" a pint of the finestcough, cold' and sore throat remedy 'money can 'buy. To ?make a very., big bottle of splendid caugh remedy from a , bottle of I-ean's Essence is' as, simple 'as making a cup of tea. Read the circular and' follow simple directions. The mixture may be taken at any time, is pleasant to the' taste, always does.good;,and never spoils;.? At the sametime you will find a saving .of Io/-for your pocket.''" I-e. n's. Essence is sold. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Anthony , Hor'derns' q El .Winter Fashion Portfolio Faithfully presents every p'hase of the prevailing modes. It brings all that is new in -the world of dress within the reach of everyone: 1 Write to-day for a copy, posted free on request - it will in terest you. Anthony "Hordern and Sons, Ltd. Only Universal Praviders. New Palacs Emporium. Brickfield Hill, Sydney Always on hand, PRIME CHAFF, - - P , MAIZE. (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, etc. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES. ETC. -. All Produce Bought and Sold for Cash. Highest Cash Price given for 'all kinds of Produce, Slins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. :, Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN INOX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's. itonaro.st., Quoanbeyan. T'JIURSTON &. GIARS, General ,,Blacksmiths ind' W.h'eelwrights, " MONARo-STREE'T, QUEANBEYAN. Sulkies Biuilt to order; Reason . able Prices. Axles always on hand. Shoeing by Expert Tradesmen. Repairsto all classos of farm implements. Hairdr...
THE WAR. TO-DAYS NEWS. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
THE WAR. TO-DAYS NEWS. LONDON, Friday: It is officially announced that a British submarine torpedoed a:large German transport in the Sea of Mar' mora. The transport sunk in-'Pan derina Bay. A Rome correspondent states',that the civil population of Trieste is revolting and that. 5000 have been :imprisoned. -,Troops ,fired on the crowd arid many- were killed' or wounded. :It is officiallyannounced at Vienna that 'Przemysl has fallen and is now iri' the possession of the Austrians. .;A message fro'm Petrograd'states the enemy bombarded the town witn 16 inch guns. Alt attacks were re= pulsed, but the enemy captured sev crkl of our guns which fired till the enemy were almost at their muzzles and the last shell spent. AIL were, stubborn attacks. - . . Between Lysmenitza' and Stryl the eneniy with heavy artillery and large forces achieved some success. The Russians took part of thi. enemy's position on the right bank of the' Bistritza. German newspapers accuse Am'eri ica of exercising her ...
THE Queanbeyan Age, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1915. CURRENT TOPICS. THE ART OF GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
FRIDAY,; JUNE .4, 1915..: .CURRENT TOPICS. THE. ART OF GOVERNMENT. The art of government was ;;tes ly" and conclusively definedl b ;,Mir? Gladstone. as' the aitt of .; making it easy .tb .do right, and difficult to do wrong. Like; everyotheir. art, "itis capable. of -indefini~ed improvement.: But there are,. certainj lines .,which, though'. they mainy;j:idmiLt of?.iempori ary," improvemnelit,. ire certain;, in, the long run, to, endd in`"ignominious fail urc. These, lines ,arn.' precisely those which :th'e.? h'lal'-inistritcted adnfinis-'. trator is the most likely' to adopti' *Take the despot, for' instance.':'?f may be, in .the inaih, like the Kaiser, a monarch' who desires to prom'ote the. welfare and prosperity of his Empire. But if,: at the sam'e time- as is now.'plainy'tthe case--he.has a falhei dea of the iattre of tru"pros' perity and true' wsel'fire, .and also a "alse ideaobf 'tie :naturieof true~5pt~ ently infliericing 'his silbjects? the' downfall or his:rule. may be ·saf...
Queanbeyan as a Training Centre. LIGHT HORSE, INFANTRY AND SENIOR CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 June 1915
Queanbeyan as a Training Centre. ILIGHT HORSE, INFANTRY .AND SFNIOR CADETS. Approval has been given for Queanu beyan to be : training 'centre under universal training. An advertisement appears in this issue, calling the at tention to all those liable for traiuing, that is those whose 21st, 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th, i6th, 15th, and 14th birthday takes place this year to pre sent themselves for medical examin ation' on Tuesday. and Wednesday, 15th and 16th June' All those of the above ages and residing within five miles of.. the Post Office, Quean beyanaid'abl'e for training. The ypyrement to make Queanheyan a training centre has been enthusiasti ca-? 1 ,pushed: forward by the towns peoppeaid pnow it is an accomplished fact. A big'rallyis expected on the days set down for the examinations. Captain F. R. Wedd and staff will be present with the area medical offider on the dates mentioned. Trainees whose ages; are from .18 to .2i years will be'allotted either to the infanutry or light hors...