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Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Epitome of News. A NUGGET, weighing 95oz., has been found near Nerriga, in the Braidwood district. Over a million bags of wheat have been received at Darling Island this season. There is an extensive organisation in Lan cashire to relieve the distress caused by the cotton famine. Negotiations have been entered into with a Melbourne firm for the erection of rabbit canning works at Germant on. Atidal wave on the French and Portuguese coasts:caused great less of life, and did con. siderable damage. It is reported that the American seizure of the islands off Borneo was made to pre vent their transfer to Germany. Mr B. M. Osborne, sen., Bowral, has for warded a cheque for £50 towards the funds of Gundagai Jlcapital. Sixteen out of 44, municipalities have so far accepted the model by law submittad by the Board of H1ealth. A rush has taken place to a reported gold discovery between Broken Hill and White Cliffs, but results are discouraging. The Rev. A. J. Small, writing from Suva with refe...
LAND DISTRICT OF QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
LAND DISTRICT OF QEANBEiYAN. Inquiries by direotion of the . Minister for Lands as to whether part of Bungendore tem porary Common (about 150a p of Majurs, a of Murray) would be cancelled and re-notified as a Travelling Stock,and Oampinh Reserve ; also as to whether there is any necessity for re; taining reserve No. 38,317, p of Ourrandooley, and of Murray, f"r commonogo purposes,. Land District of QueanLeyan.
Bungendore Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Dungendore Land Board. A MEETINO of the Bungendore Land Board for the Land District of Queaubeyan, will be held in the Court House at Bungendore on the 25th February at 10 o'clock, when the following cases will be considered : Conditional Lease for Confirmation E. W. Kershaw, 110a o 1 Inquiries with a view to issue of Gertificate.- M. A. J. Murphy, 55a 2c 10p h a Michael Nash. 199a h s Henry M. Murphy, 1771 a h s W. Winter, 20Uja h John Ohinnery, jnr., 2072a h a Inquiry Sec 1 sub-aeo 6, as t fulfilment of nondition of residence under Appraisement Act 1899 Oharlotte R. Maese) Jae. W. BchofQoeld Application for appraisement of capital value Geo. Hopkins, 79a Ir 30p Sarah A. Orooan, 330a Ed. Golding, sun., 732ja G. W. Daniels, 40a L. B. Dyer, 1280a 0. W. Harrison, 480a - Ed. Ounningham, 290a Margaret O'Keeffe, 280a W. F. Rutledge, 2,3901a R. Sheridan, 2~06 F. A. Powell, 140a, 1523a, 320a Land District of Braidwood :-Following case in the Land District of Braidwood will to dealt with. E...
War News. WAR AT ANY MOMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
War News. WAR AT ANY MOd1ENr. Los?now, Snnday.-The Russian reply to the Japanese Noto was telegraphed to Ad miral Alereieff, Viceroy in the Far East, on the 4th inst. Baron Vo RIo:;oe, Russian Minister in Tokio handed the reply to Japan on the 6th inst. (Saturday). It is authoritatively stated in St. Peters b=rg that, though Japan's " irreducible min imum " has not been groted by Russia, the reply is conchrd ini conciliatory terms. The tenor of the reply, it is added, gives ground for the hop3 that it will meet with a reception that will permit of mutual accord being reached in respect of the points in dispute. The Japanese Cotnsul in Sydney received a cable message from Baron Kamura, Japan ese Minister for Foreign Affairs, at an early hour yesterday morning: "The Japanese Government have decided to terminate the pending negotiations, and to take such independent action as they may deem necessary to defend their menaced position, and to protect their rights and in terests. ' The Jap...
Garden and Field Calendar for February. 1904 [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
r Garlen and Field Calenilar for February. 19094 r (By A Lansdowne, Seelairns, Goulburn.) TaH season is eminently favourblen to grow. ors, and there should be abundant - yield, where ordinary care Ihns been taken. Large nareas of crops for winter a:d spring should be sown. All dairymen can provide abun r dance of fodder by sowing at on:ce sorghum, SIHungarian millet, rape, etc. Rape is also splendid for green manure. Let all soil be r deeply worked, suitable manure added, and B sow in drills to allow of proper cultivation and thinning. Do not crowd, the plants. Indications are for continued stormy, un settled weather, with plentyof rain. Flood t rains are very probable, hot at times, and d rough winds, but still much cool seabrerze and great variation in temperature. Field.-Sow at once sorghum, rHungarian millet; planter's friend, ambher cane, buck. wheat; any time-rape, Cape barley, tares or vetches, oats, lucerne, cabbage, eto; top off pumpkins, corn, etc ; dig and store pot r tat...
Cooma Racing Club. AMNUAL RACES, 17TH AND 18TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
" C6oima Rieling Club. .AMNUAL RAOES, 17TH AND 18TH FEB. IRUARY. - THE following are the handicaps sesued by ir Janmes Prio? for the two prinoipal events in oonnetio;n with ti Cooma annual raoes: S MONARO. HANDIOAP,--1} mile. -stb.j .-? ' st ib Amalgam ..f.9 5 The Future..- -8 0 Ruret Rose ' 8 13 Galtee Boy 8 0 ,Y.eumberra 8" '9 Elmo 7 13 B'irnie ? 8 7'l' Sioria' " 7 Piarma: 8 - Genti: 6 9 TOWN PLATB,-1mile '1 frlong. etTb stb. t Amalgam... 9, 6 Parma=. 8 6 Hnret Rose 9 0 .The Futdre " 8 1 Lord Roberts - 8 12 Galtee'Boy 8 1 Yeomberra 8 10 i 'Emo: ' 8 0 Leap Frog 8 -10 t Snoria 7 8 Bernie 8 G8 len 6 10 Burnett Downs, a' ran of 5000 - square miles in the .:Northern Territory, carrying 18,000 cattle and many horses, has been purchased by Mr. H. 0. White, of H?tvilah (N. . W.). After the. jury had acquitted a man charged at the Sydney Quarter Sessions on Thursday with robbery, Judge Heydon ordered a sum of money found in his possess ion to be handed to informant. During the visit of the...
CHAPTER VIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
a CHAPTER VIII. SIt was more than a week before Sir Hibert Hayle returned home, and when he a did he arrived unexpectedly, late in the b afternoon, in a fly from the station. ' Barbara, who had heard no word from D him during his absence, could not. repress a e cry of joy and welcome when she caught a sight of him from the window of her room, 3 whereshe was taking off her hat on her return from a walk. . ' Hubert I' cried she softly, as she looked r down at him from above when the fly stopped. He must have heard her, she thought; but he did not look up, he did not move, though a the driver had jumped down and opened the i door. He sat in a corner of the vehicle with his head bent, as if asleep. 'He's ill !' thought Barbara, with her 2 heart in her mouth, as she ran down-strairs a to meet him. r Lucette was crossing the ball towards the I front-door. 'She stopped short and watched her husband, as he got out of the fly, stumb. I ling cn the step. On her face there was a curious hard s...
CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
OANBERRA. (From Our Oorresp' ndent ) ON Wednesday last the Bishop of Goulburn paid a visit to our little Church, where -con firmation service was held. Twenty four candidates presented themselves for con8r mation, the Bishop's address to whom was impressive, and something to be borne in mind for many years. In the afternoon of the same day a number of ladies of the parish met and mide prepara. tions in the churoh for the Thanksgiving Service held on Thursday eveinug.. The church was,artistioally deiorated, and with numerous contributions, from toe surround ing farmers, of wheat, maize, flowers, and etco., nicely arranged, a beautiful aspect'pro sented itself. The service was conducted by the Rev.Mr. PM . G. GSmth, who was assisted by theRoev. Mr. Davis, a visiting clergyman. The country is looking magnificent. Heavy yields of maize, and potatoess.asp anticipa ed and there are excellent pros'poot of a yuar of plenty.
MICHELAGO. CUP COMPETITION CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
MIOHEL.AQO. (Prom Our dorrdspondr;it) OUP COMPETITION CRICK1ET MATCH. THn second match in the 'Goggin's Cup Com petition was played between teams represent... ing Mioholago and. Bredho on the local wio ket on Saturday last and resul ed in another easy victory for the home team, thus rotain ing possession of the Cup. Bredbo won the toss and elected to take the field, so .Miche ]ago went to the wickets and made a strong stand, compiling 153 runs. W. Kelly and D. McDonald formed a partnership which took a long time to dissolve, the former scoring 60 and the latter 37. 'Both players hit out very freely and frequently drivo the ball over the boundary. Kelly scored eight fourers and McDonald four. .The other players who reached double figures wore C. Reeves not oail4 (who played a faultless innings) and T. Kelly 11. . Bredbo commenced their first inpings after the'ltin3h.un adjournment and were disposed of for a total of 69. Reeves secured 3 wickets for 23, D. Commins 5.for 29, and. W. Ke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
THAT'S THE REAL TEST. It tooks nice in the plug and very pretty in the tin-but it is when it gets into your pipe that the test comes. YANKEE DOODLE TOBACCO 11 will then be found a positive delight to smoke; -. . It: PLUGS or AIR-TIGHT 1INS DARK or BRIGHT. Try It and see. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. A Now Scheme of Awards will Shortly be Published. SAVE YOUR MASCOTTE TAGS The Reward of a Silver Watch in return for 100 Tags, will be discontinued on March 1, and all who desire to participate in snbch distribution must send them in before' that date, otherwise they will not be recognised. BOOMERANG BRANDY. "The Resident Medical Officer of a large Colonial Hospital writes :-Our patients 'have Greatly Benefited by the use of Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. It is a very Nourishing and Benefioial Stimulant." - WELCOME NUGGET TOBACOO THE BEST AMERICA PRODUCES Obtainable in Plugs, and Ont in 2-oz. and 4.oz. Tins.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
A. W. Mozuanry.] [E. G. ArxmsoN. A. W. Moriarty & Co. Auotioneers, Valuators, Stock, Station, -AND General Commission Agents, 4ONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. M ARK?' SALES WEEKLY at Land Yards. AT BUNGENDORI' MONTHLY. Early entries invited. Furniture Sales as arranged. Advances made on Stook Mortgage or Wool Lien. Personal attention to Trueking Pat Stock and e..nsigning wool. Thomas Maxwell, AUCTIONEER & GENERAL COMMISION AG-ENT,. Mooccro-Street, Quenbeycan. SAles conducted in any part of the Distriot. P/OMPT SETTLEMENTS immediately after Sale through Mr. T. E. WO3DGoar, Monaro. street, Queanbeyan. 1 OCORRaESPONDENCE INVITED R. W. Horton, MONUMENTAL MASOI, Next IHungerford's hotel, MONdRO-STR8EET. Estimates given for MARBLE, GRANITE nd FREESTONE MONUMENTS, KERBIN GS, and IRON RAILINGS. ohargo-, odmt.,._. .. . Old Work Renovated. Inscrlptions Neatly Cu ALL WORK GUARANTBED. S" Don't forget the New Address, near the Bridge. Anthony Hordern's Famous Low Prices ARE BEST FOR YO...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1904. IMMIGRATION RESTRICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
ýeadýeyjan : e WITH WHICH ARE INOORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bangendora Mirror Cantain's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1904. IMIMIGRATION RESTRICTION. A STEADY inflow of undesirable foreign im migrants has constituted a perplexing prop blem both in the United States and in Great jritain during the last few years. The evil is a difficult one to deal with. legislatively"; and the dangers into which Parliament is likely to fall, even when prompted with the very best intentions, are exemplified by- the ]amen table effects of the Australian measure That some action is necessary to maintain the purity of the race, and to guard the -average standardof living from a serious fall is now fully recognised by unprejudiced Americans ana Englishmeni. It was conese quently not altogether unexpected that the SKing at the opening of the Imperial Parlia., ment abould have promised legislation in the 'matter. An influx of inferior aliens'constie tntes an evil which can be prevented but not cured. I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
CRICKET. England v. Australia, 4th TEST MIATCH. PICK THE RESULT AND WIN T E WOLFE'S SOHNAPPS -£50. Fifty Pounds Sterlinc will be preaented to the person who correctly esti matea the resnl: of the 4th Tast Match b-tween England and Austral?a, to commence in S;dney on or about Ctlh Feabrar"r, 190. Shln'd more thsp one per on ?.ive the result, the amount will be prorortior.tely dividcl nmontt them Should no competitor he ex.ctly correct, the amo' nt will be given to the person who st'tes the re.ult most closely, but in the event ofl tie, the pitze will be divided equally. The following is nn example for Competit:re :-t ",I selet the d.stralri ianTrm to wri the FJurlt Tens .UIteh 6y .. ..........a..innings....... 0...... wickets,.. ............... Jon0 Jora,. 114 elary Street, Jaee, N. . IF." Comootitors must cut nout the label headed " CAUTIOi TO Tilt PulI.tc," which Is on the yellow' wrapper of each ho tie ol WotAyk' EcSClArs, and write their selection o:, the back of it. II any other...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Government Advertisements N OTICE is hereby given that a meeting of . the Local Land Board, under the pro visions of the Crown Lands Act of 1884, will be held at the COURT HOUSE; QUEAN BEYAN on the 17th, 18th, and 19th MAROCH, 1904. CHAR. E. FINCH, Local Land Board Offi:e, Chairman. Goulburn, 5th February, 1904.-. IN Tas Surnexa Counx or NEw SoUTH WALES, PROBATE JURISDICTION. IN the Will of MARTIN MOORE, late of Jerrabomberra, near. Queanbeyan;, in the State of New South \Vales, 'Farmer, de ceaqed. APPLICATION will be made after FOUR TEEN DAYS from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will and Testa. ment of the above-named deceased, may be granted to JOHANNA MOORE, the slole Executrix in the said Will named. All notices may be served at the office of the undernamed. * F. P. WOODWARD, Queanbeyan. By his agent, F. A. DAVENPORT, 81 Pitt.street, Sydney. TO CONTRA.CTORS. WANTED MEN to ERECT A MILE OF SC00K and LOG FENCE. Good timber. Can have use of "team of bullocks. Also '....
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
o EETcsI 8 "EVIzCs SU DAY , FEBRUASP 14. Church of England Queanbeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Minister. Canberra-ll a.m. Lanyon-3 30 p.m. REV, P. G. SMITH, X.A. Roman Catholic Quaanbeyan-Mass 8.30, devotions:;.30 p.m. Tuggranong-11 a.m. REV. R. OLtLENDER, Priest Presbyterian-. Queanbeyan-Fellowahip Association, 10 a.m. 7.30 p.m. Oanberra-3 p.m. Gundareo-11 a.m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister-in-Charge. Methodist Queanbeyan-ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Mr. S. Routhwell (Woodbnrn). Wattle Park-ll a.m. Mr. E. Brown. 7 p.m. Messrs. E. Davis, G. Shu mack, and N. Southwell. Woodfield-3 p.m. Mr. O. W. Southwell. Rev. W. STE\VART, Minister.
Hospital Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Hospital Meeting. THE monthly committee meeting of the ( Queaubeyan District Hospital was held in I the Board PToom on Friday aftornoon last. There were present: Messrs. F. Campbell I (President), Brassey, J?ffreys, Hudson,I O'Haclon, Dunlop, Dr. Richardson, and the t secretary (Mr. Downey). After the reading and confirmation of the I minutes of the previous meeting, corres pondence was read, Fsom Messrs. Jas. Cunningham (Tug granong), and A. M. Millard (Bungendore), apologising for their nhasee. From the Matron of the Hospital, ten. dering her resignation, which she desired to to take pace from the 20th instant. The correspondence was received and dealt with. The two former mentioned letters being of a formal nature it was not necessary to deal with any but the latter-The resiguation of the Matron. Regret appeared to be expressed at this information, which came as a surprise to the committee, but no other step could be adopted than to accept same. A brief discussion ensued as to th...
Death of Mrs. Lomax. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Death of Mrs. Lomax. WE regret to report the death of Mrs A. R. Lomax, nee Miss Minna Alas Wright, daughter of Mr. W. Davis Wright of this town, which took place at the residence of her brother-in-law, Mr. James Archbold, at 'Ouppacumbalong,' Roseville (near Sydney) on Saturday afternoon last. The deceased lady, after undergoing a slight operation in the local Hospital some eight months ago for cancer, was advised by her medical attendant (Dr. Blackall) to proceed to Sydney to be attended to by Dr. MCuor mack, where she remained under treatment and the diligent care of that experienced doctor up till the time of her death. Under Dr. McOormaok's treatment she appeared to be making rapid progress towards recovery up till last November, when a sudden turn for the worse was experienced, and her father, who wad immediately communicated with, left for Sydney. JHowever, about Christmas time a turn for the better took place, and the patient was considered out of danger. A relapse set in a f...
Municipal Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Milulicipal Electiol. Os Saturday last-municipal elcetion day everyone, ratepayer or not, a as apparently well versed in municipal matters, whether he had taken a keen interest in the nork of the municipality, or whether he previously described the fortnigh'ly " municipal col umns" of the local papers as trash and twaddle. Every finaacial ratcpayer had a vote, and they on this day in particular, seemed anxious to exercise their right in electing to the Council the candidates whom they deemed most worthy to discharge the duties as aldermen of a municipality. Walkingto and from the Council Chambers occasionally could he seen a small group of men, either having exercised or about to exercise their rights, and hither and thither were apparent canvassers for their favour ites. Opposition for a seat in the Council has its beneficial effects. Many ratepayers, who were lest week in arrears, are now on a financial condition in the books of the Council, and so the funds of the general account...
KOHEN [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
KOHEN (From a correspondent.) ON Friday night last the residence of Mrs. John MlcInnes, sen., was a scene of merri- ment, when 71 folks from the snrrounding centres gathered together to bid adieu to Mr. John Richards and family, who have been residents of the district for upwards of 14 years, and are now removing to Barmed- man. Old acquaintances had gathered together from Queanbeyan, Bungendore, Sutten, Burbong, Ingledow and Googongs, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Dancing was kept merrily going till break of day. Mr. John Feagan officiated as M. C., and the music (piano and violin) was supplied by several of the ladies and gentle- men present. At midnight the guests sat down to a sumptuous repast and refresh- ments were again handed around before the guests took their departure in the morning when the usual farewell toasts were given and honoured.
W. C. T. Union. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
- W. C. T. Unllon. THe usual monthly meeting of the 'above Union was held in the Protestant Hall on Thurseday last :whon' a large number of mem bers were prese't. After the minutes of the previous meetinr were read and oiitiflr:ed the president (Mrs Steowrt) read let Oorin thi-n, 8 h ohapter, 9th verse, and emphasisod that although many do not abstain from drink on their own aooount,they do so for the sake of others. Shb urged all present to be consist ent. The treasurer's report was also adopted. Miss O'Neill was asked by the meeting to send letters of sympathy to two members of the Union, who are at present affliatod with illness. Mrs. J. Southwell, and Miss Blewitt were appointed to visit the Hospital during the current month. A letter was read from Mr. Millard, Bungendoro,in which was stated that he would attend the next ineeting, to be held on Maruh 3rd, and address the audience on the new Liquour Bill. The members of the Woman's Electoral Club will also be pre sent, and all in...