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GININDERRA. BALL AT GOLD CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 February 1905
GININDERRA. — - - -tt — - ^. ? (Pro so our Correspondent.) 8AW A!t OOXS OBBU, On Friday, January 27, a ball was held in Mr. E. Rolfe's woolshed in aid of the Ginin-. derra and Gaiigahleen Schools syllabus supplies, and was largely attended, about 40 couples being present. Visi tors were in attendance from Gundaroo, Queanbeyan, Sut ton, and Jier. Mr. C. Cavan agh acted efficiently as M.C., the musicians being Misses Ro]fe (2) and Whealie (Syd ney) and Messrs.Lake (Suttoii) and E. Ryan. Among the ladies present, Miss Maud Preece occupied the place of honor as belle. Mr. C. W. Thompson as secretary was most energetic, and the pro ceeds were very satisfactory.
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday, 5.30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 February 1905
TELEGBAMS. II^oib Knttr* Ttutftm to., lit.) fiYDNBVj Monany, 5.30. CAfYAtM BUtU has resigned the position of Harbor lfaWer. ID the 'case where a girl wan shot while playing BttftaloBUU veraict of accidental WilUam McLean, bead of the £ns of McLean Bros, and Rigg, Ltd., wastfwhia drowned in HobtoAts Bay. John Tipping,'* member of the Victor ian Hamsard staff, died from the effects of a sleeping draugot Tonlay'i produce market wa9 biiik, Rises in chaff, lucerne, and eggs. Prime chaff reached 4/5 perewt. The Hobart Conference, after an wior molcuat this montlng, met in the after noon. LONDON, Sunday. General Btoessel, interviewed atCcuoai bo, denied that the surrender of Port Ar thur was unjustified. RevolDtiooary pamphlets have been dis covered in loaves supplied to -worships «t Sebastopol. ' Maxim Gorki still remains imprisoned despite the positive announcement of his release. A portion of the railway five miles south of Liao-Yang tms been exploded.
THRESHING. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 February 1905
TBKBSKXXCt. Threshing is now finished here, the average yield amount ing to about two bags to the acre. Mr, J. Ryan, Tea Gar dens, totalled 130 bags ; Mr. E. Rolfe, Gold Creek, about 50; Mr. E. G. Crace, Gininderra, about 600 bags ; Mr. J. Reid, Canberra, 120; Messrs. Ma loney Bros., about 140.
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
Sham. At Monday's Homebush Sales, com petition was good, and mines were better all round as compared with last sale day, especially for primes. Crossbred wethers and ewes, not suffi cient to quote. Best merino wethers to 16s 3d, good 155 to-i 5s 6d, medium bom 14a, light from 12s 6d to 13s, others lower. Merino ewes, not sufficient to quote. Among tbe sales effected were : — G. Cruickshank, Cooma, 205 wethers, 13s 6d to 13s od, 96 do, at 15/4 to 15/5, 3 do. 11/3. W. Chinnery, 55 lambs at fc od to 91, 45 do. at 7s.
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
Wool. At the Sydney sales, there was a full attendance of buyers, and an active mar ket prevailed, prices for all the better qualities remaining firm at about last week's closing levels. Prices for greasy ranged up to I2^d, scoured to lojjd. Among the lots sold were :: — GR8ASV. JS over Oakvale, 4 bales at 5 J,d. J (inverted) G over Oakvl, u bales at 7tfd. JS over Oakvale, 20 bales at 9yd. PJS over Roslyn over Cooma, 7 at 7#d JPW over Cooma, 4 bales at 8Kd. SCM over Vale Beder, over Yass, 4 bales at 6tfd. J— G (conj.) over Burbong, 10 bales at iotfd. JF over Cooma, 6 bales at6*,'d. B— over Qbeyan, 6 bales at lid. RM over Glenwood, II bales at 9#d. McB (in block) over Woodburnover Yass, 34 bales at tid, 6atlo'-d, 4»t J-Cd. ST over Tindery, 6 bales at 9yd. Jimenbuan over C, Cooma, 5 at 9^d. CB over C, Cooma, 9 at od.
THE MARKETS. Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
THE MARKETS, Mur *M4iuw XtrioW. Thb following quotation* refer only l» the wholesale trade : WheeL— Irregular atj/JJi to 3/4 fM prune grain 3/43;, choice 3/5. Chick wheat: Prime, 3/1 per bushel. Flour.— City roller, 4C8/10/ ; country makes, £& to £»ISli Manitoba, /13 to /13/iS/ pe* ton. PoUard ,'u per bushel. Bran.— /8# per bushel. Oats.— Tusmanuin : White feed, choics 2/11 ; prime 2/7 to 1/9. Melbourne : Al gerian, l/loto i/tl per bushel. Peas.— Blue, 4/6 to 4/9 ; grey, market bare. Barley.— Cape, 3/7; English, a/4 to 2/5 per bushel, Cbaff.— Choice, £4 to L4/5/ ; medium, ill to /3/16/8 Per ton Lucerne. —Hnnter River : Choice dry green, jCils; old summer hay, /a/ie/; At Redfern ; /3/18/6 to L3 per ton. Oaten Hay.— Melbourne : Hydraulic pressed, /i to jCilsl per ton ; wheaten, /3/15. Adelaide, £1 ios to £3 15s. Cheese. -Prime loaf, /5-i to /6 ; soft new, Is ; inferior UH ; prime large, /5J5, odd lota, ffi ; inferior, from /$ ; Kameruka Cheddar, /7 per Ib. Straw.— Derrick-pres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
Borough of Queanbeyan. Annual Election of Aldermen. 'VTOTICE is hereby given that the fol _Ll lowing gentlemen have been duly Nominated as Candidates : ? ATKINSON, EDWIN GEORGE, Agent, Bach. Oneanbevan. DOWNEY, HENRY FRANCIS, Billiard Room Proprietor, Donald Road, HARRISON, TCUTHBERT STANLEY ' Hotel Manager, Monaro-street MO0RE,~RlCHAED,Grarier, Green Hills WOODGER, THOMAS ERNEST.Store keepevWonaro-Btreet . WOODWARD, FREDERICK VERCY Solicitor, Monarp-itreet, There being more candidate* Hum the required namnerto be elected, 1 hereby appoint ? ¥011, to be taken at the Council Chambers, Crawford-street, Qneenbtyan on SATURDAY, February nth; MosTbel tween tbe hours of 8 «.m. and 5 p.m' '* H.iJ/S.H0NGERF0R6, ' ? 'Mayprand Returning Officer. Council Chambers, Qutaufcyan, Feb. 7th, 190* ; - ' N.B.— RATES will be Ulcen on Polling' Dav, but Ratepayers mutt bringtboT 1UU notices and the exact amount owing,
VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT On Wednesday evening last, a variety entertainment was given by the Young Men's Club in the Pro testant Hall, which was fairly well filled, and everything passed off very satisfactorily. The function was organised by the club to raise funds to help them through the coming year. Tbe programme which, with one or two exceptions, was entirely contributed by mem bers of the club, showed that the club (which, we understand, has only been a few months in existence) is making rapid progress, from a musical point of view at any rate. At a few minutes to eight the affair was opened with a pianoforte over ture by Mr. T. Buckley, then the curtain gently rose and disclosed the minstrels, of which Mr. A.. Vaisey was interlocutor, Mr. R. Robertson bones, and Mr. R. Warren tambo. The company opened with Nursery Rhymes, followed by ' ' Climbing up de Golden Stairs,' Sambo ; mouth j organ solo, Bones ; song — ' ' Boys of j tbe Old Brigade,' Pete; clog dance, Bones ; song — ' Kit...
Salmagundi [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
I Salmagundi fjr«0t-r«00ir-00 By ? Collovru One of the most useful mem bers of society is tbe reporter, especially the one who can frame in grammatical language the jerkily-expressed opinions of a speaker without crediting him with opinions which he does not hold or express. Novice speakers — and others too — must at times feel proud of themselves when they, see their orations in cold black plant, robbed of all the whirl in the head, lump in the throat, and general shake, also nicely corrected, shaped, and with an occasional long word suitable to the occasion thrown in. Mast be puzzling sometimes to find you have been using words that you had no idea you possessed in your vocabulary. * * * Writer was present at the Council Chambers on Tuesday, heard the mumble-jumble of the candidates, and could come to no other decision than that the majority of them were wofully uninformed of muni cipal matters or modest adepts at hiding their lights under a bushel. Most of the caudi dates gave th...
Reminiscences. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
a ?* ?m -a '? ?*??* w-a— «-'? ? '? ?? wm ?? ?»??» ? wv W Reminiscences. Among the letters and docu ments left by the late Mr. J. J. Wright are many bearing the dates of long years back and the names and signatures of men whose names are written large on the political history of New South Wales as members of the various parties which have ruled this State — men who were Mr. Wright's per sonal friends, and with whom he maintained a regular corres pondence. * * * The following, written over half a century ago, is interest ing: — Empire Office, Sydney, 21st. Nov., 1853. Sir, — I beg to acknowledge' the receipt of your note dated 15th in stant, containing the sum of two pounds five shillings. in payment of your subscription to the Empire newspaper to 30th Sept. last, for which I am much obliged. I am, sir. Yours respectfully, Henry Park.es. Mr. J. J. Wright. * * * A receipted account for ^5 — ' Mr. Morton, bought of Edward Salamons, at auction ' — dated at Sydney, December 25th, 1852, re...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
PBMBNVATKUr. On Monday evening last, the friends of Mr and Mrs HergraveE assembled in large numbers at the railway station to witness the departure of these two worthy towns people for their new home at Camden. Tbe town band mustered in full strength, and rendered some choice selections of music. Just previous to the arrival of the bain, Mr.. J. Anderson, on behalf of the residents of Bungendore, presented the departing guests with a beautifully-illuminated address inscribed as follows : To MBS. and Mrs. W. O. Hargbavbs. On tbe occasion of your departure from our midst, we, the undersigned, on behalf of tbe residents of Bungendore and dis trict, desire to express our deep regret at your removal, our high appreciation of the self-denying and useful services ren dered to the town in .many capacities ; indoor earnest prayer is that you may prosper and be a blessing wherever your let may be cast. This address will be a memento of your residence in Bungendore, and will doubt less be an i...
COOMA ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
COOMA ANNUAL RACES. Following are the nominations fgr the two principal events to be de cided at the Cooma Annual Races to -take place on Wednesday and Thursday, 22nd and 23rd February: COOMA CUP. Mr. W. Tapper's The Future W. Burns' Gfaftondelle M. Shanley's&dibru M.Nash'n Cyrano L. Thornton's Corinthian W.HaigVtSenfc 1, Roach's MUUtA A. Beecraft1* Incision G. Mastey'8 Sil»er Forest G. Money* A*onda]e V. PureeU's Echo . F. Jobson'a Leapfrog UOK&KO BA.NDICAF. - Mr. W. Burns' Gralrlondelle H. Shan Wit SnnorU M: NaAV Cyrano 1«. Xfaonitoii^sCorotthuui W.BaTrtfitengan
BUNGENDORE. GHOSTS IN A FIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
BUNGENDORE. (FfcOU OCIL Co&ttKSPONDEpT.] GHOSTS IB- A FIX. A party of Bungeudore shootists, in tent upon securing a good bag of game in tbe vicinity of one of the creeks a few miles out of town, decided to camp for the night in an empty house which has the reputation of being haunted. Two humourists of the crowd, resolving to give their companion! a startling exper ience, stole away trom the main body, in order to conceal themselves in the bouse and personate ghosts. It unfortunately happened that the covering of an old dry well was open when the adventurers ar rived, and in tbe darkness one of them fell in, and clutching his companion dragged him down too. When the other members of tbe party arrived, they were horrified on hearing blood-curdling groan ings and lamentations, and fled. Muster ing up courage, by-and-byesomeof them returned with lights, and found their two comrades in tbe old well, from which the; were unable to extricate themselves, and one of them, having bru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
Sp«d*l A&mitlcwMiiU. KUESE SMYTK, ?CasacTIS'IOA.TJED ? HAS Comfortable AccooUarodation for Ladies .A.* laCSB. M:V35T£)Ji.-3r'S, *nd in prepared to attend Ladles in theif own homes in Town or Country. Boarding : Establishment. -Ute Bok, Shamrock, aad TbUUc Hotel) MONAKO STREET. QURANBBYAN, t!t»r ihcBridjt. ♦lodento Chtrgn. Rriraihnuntc it «U Hours. E»ery Convenience for . Country Vlliton. . . ' -^ Good Gtabuitg AicommiHli Jon. --k- HEI. J. XUK9AT. ffroprtatnaa. Cbe Ooeattbeyan Header Who is it upeako of defeat r I tell you a catue like ours Tt greater than defeat can know ; It is the power of powers ! As surely as the earth rolls round , As surely as the golden sun Brings the great Bea-wavc Must our cense be won. —Francis Adams.
MUNICIPAL POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
MUNICIPAL POLITICS. On Tuesday last, there was a moderate- attendance of rate payers at the Council Cham bers to hear the nominations read. The Mayor, who pre sided as returning officer, an nounced that Six nominations had bee^ received for the posi tion of aldermen and two for. auditors — the latter being de clared duly elected.' The nomi nations were as under : — FOE ALDERMEN. Edwin George Atkinson, nomi nated by Thos. Buttle, A. W. Mori arty, and others. Henry Francis Downey, nomi nated by Chas. Burn, W. C. Tankey, and others. Cuthbert Stanley Harrison, nomi nated by T. Buttle, E. G. Atkinson, and others. Richard Moore, nominated by A. W. Moriaity, C. S. Harrison, and others. Thomas Ernest Woodger, nomi nated by F. P. Woodward, W. Pike, and others. Frederick Percy Woodward, nominated by C. Burn, W. Pike, and others. FOR AUDITORS : W. R. Cantle and \V. Dunshea, nominated by C. Burn, H. R. Pol lard, J. Jordan, and F. Dunlop. Mr. Atkinson briefly said that lie had done his best for ...
THE MUNICIPAL BALLOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
THE MUNICIPAL BALLOT. To-morrow the ballot will decide as to -which three of the six candidates for municipal honors shall be entrusted with a voice in the Government of th:'s municipality. It is true, there are in the present contest no very great issues at stake, other than that the conflict seems to lie between what might be termed the conserva tive and democratic forces, the .former being represented by Messrs. Atkinson, Moore, and Harrison, and the latter by Messrs. Downey, Woodger, and Woodward. In Mr. Moore's case there are disadvantages connected with the distance at which he resides from the town -(as emphasised in another col umn by Cuticura ) which should render his election an impossible matter anyhow ;*but .apart from that fact, surely in a self-governing community there should be but one answer through the ballot-box when the electors are asked to choose between the representatives of progress and conservatism. That answer the voters are urged to solidly record tomor r...
LOCAL NEWS. Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
LOCAL NEWS. tdlM Court. Qn Saturday night, John McGraw was locked up on a charge of drunk jaind disorderly and indecent ex posure, and on Monday morning, before Mr, Jeffreys. J.P.. be pleaded gaUlf, and was fined ios, with the optic* !-f 34 hours. Although pos sessed ot gai&cknt money to pay thefine.be decided 'to take it out.' He was released on Tuesday morn ing, and was locked up the Same evening and charged with being droak and using indecent language in Morjfrb-street. On Tuesday ke appeared before Mr. W. Beatty, pleaded guilty, and was fined 105, with the option of three days, The fine was sot paid.
A World Elsewhere. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 February 1905
A World Elsewhere. **? At a private meeting of tbe nobility in ||Ioscow a strong address to the Czar was ittafted in favor of elected representa :tiyes of the people being consulted re garding reforms. Nine artillerymen imprisoucdTor refus ing to fire on the mutinous sailors at Sc bastopol have escaped. Their escape was planned by socialists, wbo bribed the warder. Tbe men have reached Berlin, en route to America. Thirty-eight sailors, who were the ring leaders of the Sebastopol mntiny have been sentenced to death. The others are ready for a second mutiny. * a » It is stated that the military have suc ceeded in suppressing the riots at Lodz, iu Russian Poland. ' * t » The employees at 52 sugar factories in Poland that were working night and day in order to complete army orders have struck work. i Strikers at Dombrowa compelled tbe railway employees to cease work, and yljjUjrards wrecked the station and BsSpped the trains. Hir * * * Rraereare 50 ships at Libra awaiting J8urgpes,and 1...