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MILITARY BRUTALITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
MILITARY BRUTALITY. The German arm; hu knur been notorious for the brutal mariner lo whioh tbe private ?outers ware treat*! by ths noooommls ?loutd and other oBtm Tat entem was Inaugurated by the gntt Fredtrlok, and tbe military anthorltUe shoe Us dtymemed un wtnintrtoauowlttnale ont. Happily. th» present emperor Menu determined to have none of it. His imperial rewrfpt on the Bubleot of forbidding any offlotr to strike Us am made aome sensation whan It was Issued, though It waa oonunosly asM In army circles that it would soon be a daad letter. A few recent csset prove the contrary. A well known omeer waa reoently dismissed tbe service with ignominv' for tie oftence of striking i man In the ranks— the emperor personally indorsing the order for his dis missal with a severe and outt% ro-nark. Ar Breslau, a sergeant vko -was oharged with Ill-treating a soldier, tu tried for the offonoe by a oouuoil of war, was sentuired to two years' imprisonment in a xortms and when his eentenoe hu exp...
Far and Near. A CHINESE LOVE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Far and Near A CHINESE LOVE LETTER. The ' OataiUtcher Lloyd ' nn aulhorltf on Uhlsue matters, in i recent' article on the manner of lovemaklng In the flowery king dom, publishes the following letter from a man who aatlnd tht daughter of a neigh bor it a wife for hia ton : 1 On my knees I beg yon nor to despise this oold ind oommon request, bnt to listen to the words of tbe matrimonial agent and give you honorable daughter to my slave of a ton, k that the pur, bound by silken threads, may have Vu gmteit joy. In the beautiful spring time I ?hall offer wedding prwenrt and give a ooupls of geese. And let us hone f ot long ua continuous fortune and look forward throngh endless genera tions to the fulfilment of gamine love. May they sing of plenty ani hat-re every Joy. On my knees I beg yon to consider my proposal favorably and throw the mlmr-llke gtinoe of your eyes on those Hues.* To thl« letter the ftUwr of the bride re plied that he would 'attend to Ihe portion of hit poor and povtrfy...
AT VILLENEUVE LES AVIGNON. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
AT V1LL£NEUVE LBS AVIGNON. On the roof of the ruined churoh we lay basiling amid the hot, powdery heather; the cinder-coloured roofs of the town flattened ont beneath us— a ragged patch of dead, de cayed oolour burnt, ait It seemed, out of the rank, luscious irreen of the Rhone valler. Overhead, a thiolr, blue sky hnng heavy, and away and away, bite the steamy hue of mid day h-st. filtered tie Tansoon roafl, a streak of dszsllng white. To the eot% the tun was beating on the saudr slot-« ; to the wert, the old Papal palaoe. like a neat, grey, sleeping beast, lifted Ite long hare backihov, the roofs of Avignon. Tho llnirds sourried across the orumbllng wall, from cranny to cranny. Selow, in the oloieter, a oat wa» curled by a black areok of brushwood. The little place stood empty, and ttlllnefs seemed to have fallen over all things. The warmth lulled one to a delicious torper. I was thinking of the bustling Regent street pavemmt, of the rumble of Picosdllly, of newsboys yelling speols...
MICHELAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
MICHBLAGO. [FrQK O0R. COJjlR^SPOND ENT.] A meeting of.^the ;Michelago C.Cwfis held oij Saturda,}' last, when the nieijibais .decided to present the Goggin Cup (which thej' have won in,;oompetition) to the Dresident of their clnb. the Hon. A. Ryrie,- at a date to be fixed. The., club will also hold a social shortly, the date of which will be advertised iu due time. The -R.C. ball came off on Wednesday nightf and was a greatsuecefes,^tboUtv4o couples being present/ Miss McOann, of Cooma, presided at the piano in a way that^satisfied every body, extras feeing played by Miss Hayes and Mr.. W. Mc Namara. At midnight an ad journment was made for tea, when full justice was done to all the good ./things provided Lovely table decorations weie provided by Mr. W; Kelly, Mrs. Wilson, Misses Keeffe, Hayes, and Cotter, Jand ? the Messrs. Smith.. - After tea dancing was again resprtiifl' to, and kept go ing till -diayllpitV eyeryone ap pearing^ to -4;iiJ6y themselves immensely. Mr. IFrank Smith ma...
Sydney Fruit Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Sydney Trait Karketi. Oranps.— Local : 2/ to 4/ per gin-case. Mandarins, 2/6 to 3/, small 1/ per half case. ' y Quinces — Choice, a' to 3/6 ; small from 1/ per gin-case. Melbourne : 5/ to 6/ per double-case. ' !' Plums.— Damsons, .2/6 to 3/ ; late Syd nev, 2/6 per quarter-Case. Pineapples.— Cominan, 5/ to 6;, Queen, 6/ to 7/ per case. Lemons. — Local : Choice, colored 6/ ; medium 4» to 58 . luu^li; 2,6 per gin-cas'. Prime Mildura: 8/ per packer. American seedless, Mis r«r' half-case. Italian: 25s per case, containing 330. Bananas.^-Fijt:ll«nu-ati Queensland, 6/ to 7/ per case, j/ tg 3/ per bunch. Persimmons. — Choice, flat varieties, s/6 to 6/, medinm 4|-to 3/6, infeiibr from 2/ per half-case. - „,. Apples.— Local : ^choice ss, medium 3s to 4«, small 2s to 2S 6dj' choice cooking 5' to ss 6d, medium 2S 6d to 3s, jam lot« 2/ to 2/9 ; Jonathans', choice 5/ to 56 per gin case. Melbourne: .ss to 5« 6j per bushel case. Tasmanian : Ho'l w Crown, 4/. Ribstone,2/6tO3^6. Scarlet Pentium, 3/ t...
Tallow. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Taiidw. Quotations.- Erime mixed /21/15/ to /?22/2/6perton, iiiedium to good' mixed /20 to ^'21/12/6, interior mixed, /16 to /?19/10/, broken packages from yTis/io/. ? ' ? Vool. At last weekVfcSjjdney sales, greasy lots were sold at prices ranging to ioj^d, scoured to 2i?fd:VArriong the sales were JDL over ? Majura, (fs: bales scoured at 'X*- ...t... -
Tourist. NIGHT AMONG THE HIGH ALPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Tourist, VIOUV AMONG THE HIGH ALPS. Some Enfrlltb. Alpinists had already in ttalled thtmtelras at the sew Club hut on the Dom du Hlachabtl when we arrived, nnd wore lnxuriating mlond wloe punoh, which had been prepared In a flexible canvas buoket andtheyhelalt out to us aa we arrived hoi and breathless. Oertalnlv nothing ever looked men tempting than Its orinuon depict with the lemons and blooks of Ice swimming about, and even the ttrioteit Mussulman might well have been pardoned If for onoe be forgot bit oreed and looked npon tbe wine when It wat red. The cabin had a sloping platform for sleep. Ing purposes, extending along the wall for its entire length on the tide opposite the door, whioh waa well covered with ol-aji ttrav. and plentifully provided with bine blankets, etoh marked with 0. A. ot the Olnb Al pine. There was a large Move at no end ol tht narrow fpi.ee left, with a table and a few wooden braohes scar it, and it the other end a primitive steliTM; led to the loft, whioh...
Vanity Fair. FRENCH FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Vanity Fair, rSEKOB FASHIONS. , UwmoentlBMttilMUoBthlii winter to bars too iIostm -ntr Urn ni the hair combed down oth the tan. Other details ?ore ejlfn Important pslsbsforethso two. H the. itotuimt sotmi hyperboUo, the reader on vatUrli bv oburnnr a woman at any lunotunwb.oreJltrdnMlio} lmportanot. eUwayi ha bud involuntarily iseki the part of it with whluh tatblon Is for the moment preOoouplM, to rao that It Is enough distended or collapwd, and at present, whin she drones or h ttUirul to enter a room or ten somebody oom ng OS whom the wxntt to make an*lm- prewion, Iht palls out her eleove.tops and pat her hair nlntl. further down over her ear*, jasi as a bob when about to encounter a gooiMooiriof vtuntn heglgi to ourl bit mus tache, vbe Mine mmtaono always nmalns to tfftri, but (Males files with its oolLip-o* o.tt'1 dlrteroioBi frwa one part of the feminine dress to tk« other, Md the preooouptllon of the Wrtiw follow.. II it a sure ilgn to point out the mode. Tin model! tliMudTM b...
SHORT STORY OTTO WILLIARD. A REMINISCENCE. 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
SHORT STORV OTTO WILLIARD. A BRUINISCENOX. 1. Otto WMlird ws» one of thoie men who never talk about themtslvee. You might have lived with him for rears without hearing a word from him about his people or hfi own ooncemt. Tet lie ni not an uncommunicative nor ft silent man for all that. There wu ho one in the dia trict who told a better tale, or made a- better companion than Otlo WUliud. Wailard was a popular man, perhaps from ttalt very I aot— he waa auoh a oapital listener. Hit keen eyet often exosaed hit tilenoe, and he never showed any inclination to osp another man's story with the familiar, ' Ah, that remind* me/ so often the prelude to aome irrelevant tale dragg-d in jut to give a tired liateoer a ohanoe to hear Ma own Toice. Williard would amoke and listen and watch you till you tired yourself oat with yoor own He ni s atudent of oharacter. Be would tell nod talee of his own, too, sometimes. He had shot a great deal, and bad gone through aome delioate matters of business and ...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Cattle. At Homebush, Best medium and light weight beef was worth to about 24/6 per ioolbs, with heavier beef cheaper. Best bullocks made from /io/sf, extra to /n/8/. good from jfo/5/, medium from £&lsl- Best cows from /7/10/, extra to j£8, good from ^7, medium from £6\s, others lower. Among the sales were : L. J. Hickey, Bungendore, 34 bullocks to £Bligl, average /8/10/. Southern agents, Bungendore, 10 bul locks at jf7/i2/. M. R. O'Brien, 37 cows to £6, average j£5/K-76. : ? . E. M. Royds, Bungendore, 23 bullocks to £glll, average £%ll6j9. D. G. Hert.Tarago, 12 cows to £sllil, average ^4/2/4. ? M'. Feehan, Tarago, 12 steers to /'6/I5/, average £6l2jb. J. E. MackelUr, Tarago, -36 steers to £7161. average /6/o/i.
Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Bvdsev Froflnce Uarkets. THE following quotations on wharf and ex rail reler only to the wholesale trade, and are subject toconcessions for shippers' parcels:— Wheat.— Quoted at 3/2 to ili'A Cbickwlieat: Prime, a/n to 3,'T ; me dium 2,8 to 2/9 ; inferior 2/6 per bushel. Bran.— /io per bushel. . Pollard.— 1/2 per bushel. Flour.— City roller,/'7/Io to £ji 15; coun try makes, £71 to £ijs per Ion. Manitoba : Best imported, £13110;. . Maize.— Local : Northern River, prime 2/6 ; white 2/4 ; soft from 2/3 per bushel. Oats.-Tasmanian: White feed, 2'5,to 2,'6. Melbourne : Algerian 2/ 1 to 2/3. Barley.— Cape, 2/7 to 2,19 ; English, 2/ to 2/2 per bushel. Peas.— Blue, prime 4/ to 4/3; grey, 3/ to 3/3per bushel. Chaff.— Choice, £4 to /4/3/4 ; prime /3/Io;to/'3/Is; medium /2,1s to £3). Melbourne : Oaten, £t.n to/3,'5 ; wheat en /3/'5/ to £4. Adelaide : Wheaten, /4 rer tor. Lucerne.— Hunter River : Choice dry green £3l'ol to £3115!. prime new £ 2 to /2/s/; new soft green £\\\o\ to £t; old summer h...
Pigs. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Pin. Prime heavy backfatters made from 40/, extra to 48/ , few -lil^er. ' Prime lieavy^Mners made from 33I, extra to 36/, gbod'from 30/, light from 28/. .:ii' .' Prime heavy, porkers from 24/, extra 26/, good from,''2o/, liglit from 165', others lower. ?' J ?-''??
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
Shtep. At Homebush Best crossbred wethers made from 18/6 to 19,', extra to 1 21/6, good 17/ to 17/6. Best crossbred ewes from 18/6, extra to 19/5, good I6f to 17/ , medium from 15/. Best merino wethers made from 10/ , extra to ao/7, ; good 17/ to 18/, medium from 16/, light from 14/6. Best merino ewes from 13/6, extra to 16/10, good 12/, medium from 11/ others lower. Best lambs made from 16/, extra to 17/7. good 15/6 light from 13/6, others lower. Among the sales were : .. Garnock Bros., Cooma, 13 crossbred ewes 12/10, 76 do 16/6, 18 crossbred weth ers 14/6, 22 do 19/1, 43 wethers 17/4, 7 do (double fleece) 16/6. G. Cruickshanfc and Co., Cooma, 46 rams 13/7, 50 wethers 17/7. D.andJ. Leahy, Bungendore, 4 cross b^d wethers aJ(X3-t-ether 24/3, 98 do 17/ to -7/li 57 -16.:l6/7, 34 do 16/9, 106 do 18/5- i ~ ? H. T. Rose, Cooma, 12 ewes and wethers 12/5, 90 wethers '75/1, 76 do 13/6, 416 do 15/1. '-?'??' D. and W. Sellar, Cooma, 4S ewes 13/3, 245 do 11/10 to ii/il, 6 wethers 15/2. Hatch Br...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
PBOIESTAUT HAIOC, MAT 34. Euchre tournament « « AND SOCIAL IN AID OF THE Mclnues Benefit Fund Tournament, to commence at 7.30. Ad mission, ij. I'irst Prize for Gentle men, 10/6. IjrJv's Prize, presented by Mrs. J. H. Hincksmm. SOCIAL, to commence at g. Double Tickets, 4/, E. \V. Lesmojjd, Hon. Sec. R. J. Akdbrsok, Hon. Trear. NOTICE. Misses Mary & Ellen Moore (OF JERtUBOMBERRA) BEG to announce that they have purchased the Fruit and Confectionery Business So long carried on by MRS. JANE SULLIVAN and MISS NELLY SULLIVAN, and to solicit a con tinuance of the support so long given to their predecssors. Luncheon at am, Hours. Final Notice. ALL ACCOUNTS due to the under; signed, must be paid to MRS. M L AZ AltUS at the Fruit Shop on or before MAY3T. All Accounts reruainineunnaid after that date mil be handed to a solicitor with instructions to take proceedings for re:overy without further notice ? si LAZAKUS. J. WEST DESIRES to thank the Queanheyan Public for their past support, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 23 May 1905
HERE WE ARE! With ^^l#' I3*! Indent Parcel of IRONMONGERY, CUTLERY, TOOLS, Our ^& %aa i Workmen's Outfits, etc, per s.s. SIERRA. ^*-JP. C. HILL & sr-¥ ^ ' Having met with such approval and success in their previous indents of the Latest Goods, have now lauded and opened up ANOTHER LARGE SHIPMENT of the above Goods! NOW ON VIEW! NOW ON VIEW! NOW ON VIEW! ® Cutlery ! Cutlery I Cutlery ! The Famous Stiletto Brand. Largest Assortment ever landed in Qiieanbeyan. Come and see. our show of POCKET-KNIVES. The Shapes, Style, American Finish and Quality are worth going a long, way to see. EVERY KNIFE GUARANTEED. Butchers' Knives and Steels, Scissors, Pruning Knives, Carvers, etc. OKcriTs 1 o-TTusrs 1 otj^ts i From the Best Makers. Try us for PEA RIFLES — something different from everybody else. (Winchesters, Hamil tons, Stevens Maynard ; Triggerless, and .others.) We are the Agents for Peters' Semi Smokeless CARTRIDGES, short and long. These Cartridges are much stronger and su...