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The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER VII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
The Storyteller. - 'te iRou e ol the ur1leyO side. CHAPTER VII.-CONTUnIRD. While this conversation was going on Barbara was perforuming the hopeless task of trying to extract something more than monosyllables f.om the terrible Ruby, who, sitting up stiffly on her chair like a Sunday school scholar under examination, valiantly resisted every effort to 'draw her cut 'beyond the safe precincts of ' Yes' and ' No.' So it happened that Barbara, in the distracting intervals of making conversation, caught more of the talk l:etween the elder ladies than was intended for her ears. Itmaddened her to the point of indiscretion to see the interplorer metnphorically patted on the back in this way. ' It's rather hard upon Ella, dont you think ?' she burst out at last in a high, 'rather tremulous voice. Lady Stephana instantly looked prim. ' People must be prepared for sorrow and disappointment in this world,' she said sententiously ;' and-well, really, without being unkind, one must . admit that. ...
Local and General. MR. AUSTIN CHAPMAN is at present in Hobart. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 9 February 1904
Local and General. .Mn. AUSTIN CHAPMAN is at present in Hobart. T?E weather has turned quite unseason able. Rising temperatures are predioted by the Government Astronomer. AmoNo the Homebush stock sales last Thursday were :-R, Hyles, Bungendore, 46 ewes 15s, 38 wethers 16s 7d, 120 wethers 18e 8d to 18s 9d ; N. Powell, Bangendore, 88 wethers 18s 3d to 18s 4d, 12 wethers 20s 3d. Tu~ Mayoral Election takes place this week-probably on Thursday. Dr. Blackall has definitely decided not to accept the posi tion again. It is generally surmised that the Mayor-in-embryo is already chosen. THE following team of cricketers ate chosen to play the team of Moores to-morrow after noon :--Dunlop, Boyd, Hungerford, Harri son, : Collett, O'Hanlon, McPherson, Bell, Sullivan, Hinckeman and Woodward. AN officer, deputed by the Department of Taxation to enquire into matters relative to the information supplied regarding incomes, visited Queanbeyan yesterday and over. hauled some of the business people's bo...
Bungendore Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Bungendore Land Board. I1 addition to the bsliness already publese4d, to be dealt with by the Iopal Laud nd ar at 3qu-. gendore pn the 25th instant, the followlgq ap. plications for consideration arb let down for hearing on the 96th lnet, Annual Leases for Consideration. G. M. 0. Massey, 1500a, 1500a, 195a. Edward Blinksell, 040a. The following applications previously set down for hearing have been withdrawn : Application for appraisement. of Capital' value. W. F. Rutledge, (one block), aid F. A. Powell (three blocks). Dowr Deniliquin way three boys of one family are minus a finger, which each has ohopped of aft"V having boon bitt'n by a A cou ran were recently married ip -All ( taipt's Churab Murwillumbab, Tweed River, ,the bride being 14 years of agej tnd the bridegroom 17.-Precious Austrlia : \ MAJOR GRANYILLr RYRIE takes .the place of Colonel Mackay while the latter gentle man takes a trip for the benefit of his health, to India.
Cricket News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Ci cket News. A MATo between a team representing the Moores of the district and a team chosen from the Queanbeyan Cricket Club was played on the park on Wednesday afternoon. Play was not commenced till after 2 o'clock, and the game was so much protracted that when stumps were drawn it was not com pleted, the Moores having lost five wickets for 71. The match wts, therefore, declared a draw. For the Queanbeyan team, who took first innings, Collett with38, and Mo Lelland with 35 were chief scorers. For the Moores, A. E. Moore put up a splendid total 6f 34 including two " fourers,' and J. J. Moore and T. Moore with 11 each, Including one" fourer " each. The scores are as fol lows - QUZANBEYDAN. Collettr b AleoMoore .................. 38 .Boyd, b T. Moore ....................... 17 Hinokeman, b J. Moore .............. 5 Woodward, ho w, b 3. Moore ...... 8 MoLelland, retired .................... 35 Warwick, not out ..................... 6 Hungerford, lb w, b J. Moore ...... 2 Sullivan, b ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Local anid Gener al. ALDEnMAN COSrLEY has been elected Mayor of Goulhurn. THE fourth test match, to be played in Sydney, begits on the 26th instant. THE Mayoral Election will be held in the Council Chambers at 8 p.m. to-morrow. THw Railway Depart. announce the issue of cheap tickets to Melbourne by train lear. ing Queaubeyan at 9.15 p.m. on Thursday, February 25. IN many towns throughout the Statepub lie meetings have been convened to consider the work of the redistribution of the eleco torates. AT the Homohnsh stock sales yesterday on account of Mr. N. Powell, Bungendore, 80 w realised 16s to 16s Id, and 119 w 17s 5d. Is consequence of the war the Sydney wheat market appears to have a rising tend ency, and sellers are holding. Prices ruling are from 2/11 to 3/-. AT the Homebush stock sales during the week on account of A. Brassey,Queanbeyan, 10 bullocks realised to £9 7a,average £817/2 9 cows to £6 12s,avorage £5 19/4. TH Cootamundra Cup of 100 soya,. and 130 sovs, added by the Clu...
Holding Back for War Prices. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Iolding ltck for War Prices. TIlE Railway Commissioners are somewhat disappointed at the slackness of the wheat traffic. There is a large quantity of grain inland, they.say, awaiting removal, and they made arrangements in anticipation of a rush, The rush, however, did not come up to ex peotations,, auid last week consequently engines that had been sent into the wheat districts were standing idle, and men only partially employed.. The'fear is that on any indication of an -improved market there will be a great rush, and that everyone will want his wheat removed at the same time. This would cause a glut, and unreasonable comrn plaints of the unreudiness of the department would follow. The shipment of wheat from Darling Harbour is backward. Although over a million bags have been received, less than half that amount has been shipped. The big shed that was erected to provide largely for emergencies is nearly filled witl grain, When the- expected -rush comee, consequently, it will not give...
War News. SLAUGHTER AMONG RUSSIAN VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
War News. SLAUGHTER AMONG RUSSIAN VESSELS. LorDoN, Tuesday afternoon.--At the Winter Palace yesterday, whlere the Czar, Ozarina, and all the high dignitaries were attending service to pray for the success of arms, it was officially stated that Port Arthur was attacked, and that tighting was proceeding Mr. John Iiay, United States Secretary of State, has asked the Powers to unite in warning that China's neutrality and integrity must be recognised, both during hostilities, and afterwards. It is stated on the Continent that there is a prospect of the circulation of a British, French, and German collective note to keep aloof from the conflict. It is hoped that the United States will join with these Powers. There are at present several large Japanese steamers voyaging between London and the Far East. Eleven Russian vessels have coaled at Jibutil, in the red Sea, and resumed their voyage to the Far East. It is beleived that they are intended to coal the Russian warships at sea. :France ha...
Dowleism in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Dowleism nIn Australia. Tun Rev. J. A. Dowie, of Zion bity, arrived at Auckland on Tuesday by the R.i.S. Sonoma, and was welcomed by about 100. adherents. Interviewed, the Rev. J. A. Dowie asserted that the finances of Zion were perfectly stable, and represented nearly £3,000,000. " No .power on earth or in hell,' he said, " could shake its foundations," It is the intention of the Zion leader to establish a settlement in Australia " I can produce thousands of oases cured by faith-healing," says Mr Dowie. ' It is so ab surd to question it that I really won't discuss it.' Some of those who met the Zion patriarch spoke of bodily ailments. He touched the ear, eye, and chest of each, telling them that if they were not cured, it would be due to lack of faith. Mr. Dowie should arrive in Sydney to-morrow morning from New Zealasid. HTe intends spending about two months in the Commonwealth, and ~hen rvetoring to Zion Oi:y.
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Rifle Shooting. TIa second match for the Woodger Trophy was shot off on Wednesday afternoon with martinihenery rifles. The results are as tollows : *.. D I C J. Ward 16 28 44 J. Beatty 28 20 48 H. Beatty 31 25 56 A. Gibbs 23 7 30 E. W. LesmoEd 27 23 50 3. Feagan 80 27 57 W. Pike 19 14 33 The next match will be shot oft to-morrow afternoon.
Bungendore Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Bungendere Land Board. A Msrlso of the Bungendore Land Board for the Land District of Queatibeyan, 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, 1104a c 1 Inquiries with a vi'w to issue of Certificate. M. A. J. Murphy, 55a 2r 10p h a Michael Nash, 199a h s Henry M. Murphy, 177k a h W. Winter, 206ba h a John Chinnery, jnr., 20718 k a Inquiry Sec 1 sub-seo 6, as to fulfilment I condition of residence under Appraisement Act 1899 Oharlotte R. Masse) Jae. W. Schofield Application for appraisement of capital value- Geo. Hopkins. 79a 1r 30p Sarah A. Crovan, 330a - Ed. Golding, men., 732}a 0. W. Daniels, 40a L. R. Dyer, 1280a O. W. Harrison, 480a Ed. Cunningham, 2904 Margaret O'Keeffe, 280a W. F. Rutledge, 2,390ta R. Sheridan, 266a F. A-. Powell, 140a, 1523s, 320a Land District of Braidwood :-Following case in the Land District of Braidwood will be dealt with. ...
Good Templary. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Good Templary. THE Hope of Queanbeyan Lodge held their usual weekly meeting on Wednesday even ing. There was an attendance of about 30 members, Sister Shaw, C. T. presiding. A committee recently appointed to report upon ,uitable premises in which to hold meetings, consisting of Bros. Lockwood, Taylor, and Stewart, submitted a report stating that they had decided to rent a room in McQuoid. etzeet. The report was received, and it was decided to lease the pr-mises in question for the exclusive use of the Lodge. It was resolved that an open meeting be held on Wednesday evening next at 8 p.m. in the new rooms. Bro. Stewart, L.D., presented the Lodge with the charter just received from the Grand Lodge. He also stated that he had received his commission as Lodge Deputy. The question of the elec tion of Lodge Electcral Deputy after con. sldersble discussion, was allowed to rem in in abeyance until a future meeting. Five new members were admitted. A vote of thanks to Sister McIntosh for her ...
Closer Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Closer Settlement. SosME surprise has been felt that the Govern. xenthasnot proceeded with the appoint ment of the Royal Commission to deal with the question of closer settlement. The Ratter had gone so far that a nupber of names of gentlemen who would constitute the ornm mission were officially sapplied. The lilt was a formidable one, and out of allpropor. tion to the necissities of the case ; while no reason could. be given for over-loading the proposed commission in that way. It was further stated that the Minister was beset with applications from members of Parlia ment and others who were desirous of assis ting in the matter. Under the oiroumstances, itwae-deemed 'idvisable to let the question rest for a 'time. On Tuesday Mr. Crick wax able to announce that he had ascertained that the department was equal to the task of providing more land than is being taken np. lie therefore saw no neqessity for proceeding with the appointment of the commission. A special officer of the depart...
Garden and Field Calendar for February. 1904 [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Garden and Field Calendar for* February. 1904 (By A Lansdowne, Seed,~nrn, Goulburn.) THe season is emineuntly favourable to grow. ors, and there should be abundant yield, where ordinary caro has been taken. Large areas of crops for winter and spring should be sown. All dairymen can. provide abun dance of fodder by sowing at once sorghum, Hungarian millet, rape, etc. Rape is also splendid for green manure. Let all soil be deeply worked, suitable manure added, and sow in drills to allow of proper cultivation and thinning. Do not crowd the plants. Indications are for continued stormy, un settled weather, with plenty of rain. Flood rains are very probable, hot at times, and rough winds, but still much cool seabreeze and gfeat variation in temperature. Fje d.-Sow at once sorghum, Hungarian mrilloe, planter's frienI, amber cane, bbuck. w heat; any time-rape, Cape barley, tares or vetches, oats, lucerne, cabbage, etc; top off pumpkins, corn, etc ; dig and store pot. tatoes as they ripen-ne...
Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Stock Sales. Mi s)iS. HARRIBON, Jones, and Devlin report by wire :-To day (Thursday) fifteen thou. sand sheep were penned being represented by a large proportion of prime qualtity of wethers, and a few heavy arosabreds. The market opened lower and saler dragged very mucb, but improved during progress, values recovering so that at closing they were very firm. We sold Vickerey's merinos, from Tamwortb, to 21s 3d ; Keith's, Wal lendbeen, 18s to 19s 9d ; risp's, Stookin. bingal, 17e 6d to 19s bd ; McDonald's Wal. labadah, 19s ; J. Quirk's, froni Gnndagai, 18s lid; M.. Quirk's, 18s 3d ; Otrry's, from Coonamble, to 18. 11d; Oliv'ers's, from Woodstock, to 16 llid; MoKen?ie's, from Brewarrina, 17e 6d ; and several other lota at equally good values. Seven hundred and thirty head of cattle were yarded. The market shows an improvement of about 10s,
Redistribution of Seats. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Redistributlon of Seats. A IMEETING is convened for to.morrow night in the Council Obambers to consider the question of the redistribution of.the elector. ates of this State, so that suggestions may be made to the Commission at present sitting on this all-important question. The Com "missioners are agreeable to receive and give careful consideration to any suggPstions made, and it is, needless to say, a matter of very considerable snoment to the eleotors that their views regarding the divisional boundaries should be submitted from all centres throughout the State, -It is surmised that if action be nob taken in time which may be information in itself to the Commis sioners, that Bombala will be annexed to Cooma and Queanboeyan to Braidwood, which would make matters very complicated indeed. The primary consideration in the redistribution of the electorates, apart from that of population, is to add to the present electorates (not struck off the electoral map entirely) only that country,...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1904. RUSSIA AND JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bangendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1904. RUSSIA AND JAPAN. THE supreme incident of the moment in - wlati'~ay be called the great politics of the world is the war waged •during the week ..' between Rtesia and Japan. -The first blow has been struck, and an immense struggle is inevitable. The causes lie deep in the permanent interests-itf not the necessities of the two powers. Modern war is so dreadful an incident, and is charged. with such dreadful possibilities, that responsible statesmen on bothpsides it may readily: be believed, shrink from it. Through all the -protracted sparring,..of the last two or three " months particularly, it was evident that the drift to war was visibly quickening every mbment. The sound of the. first gun has now been heard rolling over the Eastern w aters; the strife will be on the sea. The sympathy of the world, speaking generally,. is certainly on the side of Japan. For one thing, wh...
LAND DISTRICT OF QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
LAND DISTRICT OF QUEANBEYAN. Inquiries by direction of the Minister for Lands as to whether part of Bungendore tem porary Common (about 150a p of Majura, c of Murray) would be cancelled and re-notified as a &nbsp; Travelling Stock and Camping Reserve; also as to whether there is any necessity for re taining reserve No. 38,317, p of Currandooley, and c of Murray, for commonage purposes, Land District of Queanbeyan.
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER VIII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
The Storyteller. 'we 'ouse oi t1e gurle g gice. CHAPTER VIII.-OoNTrvIiD. LIKE a statue brought to life without either feeling or intelligence in his heavy eyes he walked steadily along the room until he caught sight of Lucette who sittinpin a chair by the window had also thought it best to leave the first greetings to him. At eight of her he stopped short and uttered his first word "You!' He did not raise his voice but his tone betrayed a depth of scorn of aversion which strnock Barbara with terror as to what was to come and made even the self possessed Lucette move uneasily in het chair, ' I-I-I will retire if my presence is distasteful to you I' She spoke in a voice which betrayed her agitation unmistakably. It brought back Hubert at once to a sense of his habitual courtesy. He could not ex. cept under the strongest pressure be rude to a woman. .'T.beg yonurpardon.'said heo.at once touch. ing the chair from which she had risen as an invitation for-her to re-seat herself. 'J1 He st...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Another Liver MAKES LIFE A MISERY. A Perfect Cure. The Oas* of Mr. J. WOAN. (Br A IPaCIAL RaPORTea). A oensclentious guide will always take the shortest way, and save many a wearS somu and perilous wandering to those who share his cormpny. So it is with Mr. James Egan, of No. 9, Elliott's Terrace, Springvale, Botany, who said to a reporter: "I would like to publicly state to my neighbours what I went through whilst living at Goulburn several years back, and I am sure I can warn them of many an arti ficial rock that had formerly led me to the brink of destruction." "" You will be rendering a good ervioe, Interrupted the writer. "I think so," pursued Mr. Egan. "You see, I suffered for nearly six years with my liver, but that was not for the want of taking physic, as I was continually doctor ing myself with something, and when I found I could make no headway against my complaint I consulted a doctor, from whom I got another kind of medicine; but it was of no benefit. The same unsatisfa...
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
BUlnDAY, EsBaUsaP 14 Church of England Queanbeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Rev. W. Kl. WHITE, Minister. Canberra-l a.m. ILAnon-3 30 p.m. REV, P. G. SMITH, M.A. Roman Catholic Queanbeyan-Mase 8.30, devotionsa7.30 p.m. Tuggranong-11l a.m. REV. R. COLLENDER, Priest Preubyterian Queanbeyan-Fellowship Association, 10 a.m. 7.30 p.m. Canberra-3 p.m. Oundaro--ll a.m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister-inO-harge. Methodist Queanbeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Mr. S. Southwell (Woodburn). Wattle Park-11 a.m. Mr. E. Brown. 7 p.m. Messrs. E. Davis, G. Shu maok, and N. Southwell. Wordfield-3 p.m. Mr. 0. W. Southwell. Rev. W. STEWART, Minister.