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Big Cattle Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Big Oattle Sale. Mn. A. G. McK?u NIs, of Cuppacumbalong, this week sold to Mr. V. W. Pye, of Calga Station, 536 head of cattle, including 15 trucks of fat cattle. This is the largest con. signment of cattle that has ever been trucked from Queanbeyan and goes to show the carrying capacity of the historic Cuppa. numbalong station. The cattle comprised Hereford and Polled Angus and the price paid for them was satisfactory.
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S [?] MINER FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1915. Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
-WITH IIIWII ARE INCORPORATED S?rArMYANii TLMEY, BuNGE DORM -MIRRfR?.' FRIDAY. YANUARY 29. 1915. O elerreit Topics. "A -Tardy Awakening."' Recent- proceedings in connec tion with the inquiry conducted by the Necessary Commodities * Comniissiorn into the disastrous deadlock iii mill offals sho6 vividly the:?enormous difficul ties which inust ihecessarily confront 'aliy :such body when it' uidertakes to steni the tor :'rent of .freel?y conducted.- trade, in order to iimpose upon it con ditions ' -=iof ; its own arbitrary framingg-. What is itill more deplorable.' it shows that great hardshiis?sthave been inflicted on iany struggling and worthy people ?':byithe abject failure of the 'Commission ,to maintain the suppl. of mill-stuffs,.or to restore: it- vhen it had been in terrupted."f The case, in brief,, as 'stated, 4y the president of the Comnmission, is that pollard made. fro&i?mheat supplied to :the "millr by the Government :has 'beeii exported to other States at'a ,big pro...
Rifle Shooting. QUEANBEYAN v. CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
:Rile Shootinmg QUEANBEYAN v.. CANBERRA. Teams representing the above rifle clubs, engaged in'a match on ,Tues 'day afternoon last (Anniversary Day) on the Royal Military College Range. Conditions were 7 shots each at 500 -and 600 yards ranges, 11 men aside, counting the ten high est scores. Captain Broinowski had charge of the Canberra' team; while in the 'absence: of the Queanbeyan captain Mr. C. Powell' skippered the latter. The extreme heat of the day togetli er .with 'th fish-tail wind militated against high scoring. . The members of the Canberra team, though their club' has only re cently come into existence, -proved( themselves better able to cope with 'the adverse conditions than the Queanbeyan 'shooters," the, majority of whom, 'however, were also, young shots. STop ..scorers for Canberra " were Messrs. Connell and Vautin, each of whom. put "tup 60,. and' for Quean beyan Messrs Powell and Robert 'son each with 57.. The-. match' resulted :in an easy victory for Canberra by 6...
BRITISH AIRMEN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
BRITISH AIRMEN KILLED. The "Daily Chronicle" correspon dent at Dunkirk says that Major Raleigh and Captain Roche, who participated in the air raid on Zee brugge, encountered a tog on ths homeward journey. Captain Roche lost his way and was drowned! Major Raleigh, a day or two later, while bi-plan'ng was wrecked at Dun kirk, and caught in the quicksands, His legs were broken and he suc cumbed to liis injuries. Recently the late Major Raleigh was men tioned in despatches. He was the second son of Mr. W. T. Raleigh, ot Gembrook, Victoria. The Dutch resentment against Zeppelins flying over Holland is in creasing. Dutch troops are sing ing "Tipperary;" It is stated in an official report that the Turkish advance guard has arrived at El Kantara, at the south ern end of the Suez Canal, and that there has been fighting with a Brit ish patrol. Latest detai!s of the fighting at La Bassee show that at least two battalions must have' been crushed. The bodies of six officers and 400 men have been...
Latest War News. NORTH SEA BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Latest War News. NORTH SEA BATTLE. The Admiralty announce that all the British ships and destroyers re turned safely. The Indomitable towed the Lion home, her forward compartment be ing flooded through a shell hitting below the water line, and the Liberty towed the Metor which was disabled. Both were guarded by strong escorts ot destroyers. The repairs will be speedily effected. - The total casualties were :-Lion, 17 wounded;.. Tiger, one officer and nine men killed, three officers and eight men wounded; -Meteor, four men killed and ona wounded.
BUNGENDORE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
SBUNGENDORE NEWS. ON Friday evening, the 22nd instant, a very pleasant farewell evening was tendered to Miss Shettle, by Mr. and Mrs. Oram, who has been on a very enjoyable holiday from the city. Mr. E. Winter kindly gave the use of his large'dining.room for the occasion, and about 40 persons. were present who in dulged in dancing and singing. A very nice programme was gone through.: Songs were rendered by Mr. C. Hopkins, Mr. Roy Smith, Mr. F. Lawlcsa, .Mr, S. Hatch, and Miss Finney (Leiohlhardt). The accom. paniments were played by the Misses Ivy Winter, and J. Cronan. About 12 p.m. all adjourned to tea and after the good things provided had been partaken of dancing was again indulged in and kept up untill a late hour when all retired highly delighted with the night's outing. Just before dispersing. Mr. E. J.;Daniel; J.P., in a veiy neat sptech, thanked Mr. and Mrs. Oram for the enjoy. able evening, and hoped ere long to return such another night as-they all had. The evening festiv...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Brevities. Constable P. Hale is on a visit to town. See notice re trespassing. Mr. Emery succeeds Mr. Chopping on the teaching staff of the Superior Public School. - Qaeanbeyan riflemen suffered defeat at the hands of the newly-formed Canberra Club. Have our locals met their Waterloo at last ? The Annual Meeting of the P. & A. Asso ciation was being held as we went to press. The report will appear in next issue. Arrangements are being made by our Tuggranong neighbours for their annual sports on Easter Monday. There is a'deal of sickness in town. Townsfolk would now appreciate the beone fits of a water supply. Some of our local lookowners are in Syd ney attending the wool sales. The question of the day: How are you gettiag on with your Income Tax forms ? The continued dry weather and hot parching wind is playing havoc with all vegetation. Farmers and graziers are ex. periencing an anxious time. The appeal in the Sydney Government House case has been dismissed by the Privy Cou...
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
The Markets. -The . wool sales this week included "the following locallots :-Hazeldell (Queanlieoy an), good length, free, nice quality, generous condition, 14 1st a a 10ld, 32 let w at 9ld, 12 let p at 8id, 7 locke at 41d. JFM/Car. wools (Queanbeyan), 8 AAA o h at 13Jd, 10 AAA w at 12d, 7 AAA w at 12bld, 6 AAA me e at 12ld, 15 AAA o at 121d, 9 AA eh at 121d, 10 AA wh at 11Id, 8 AA w at 11hd, 11 AA w at ll1d, 10 AA e at 121d, 35 AA o yt 12d. I in circle/Urila, 0 h at 10hd, 26 A o h w at 11id, 0 A w at Old, 8 lIs pea at1 71d, 6 ble at 51d, 6 Ike at 3d. JMILag?on;/ 24 A w at 11)d. 12 o h at 10hd. BLM/Sunny brae, 10 o at 6ld, 7 h at Old. AT the Sydney wool sales on Monday bide from the German buyers were re.
Police Promotions. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Police Promnotions' INCLUDED in. the list of promotions in 'the Police Department issued by the Executive Council on Wednesday is Sub-inspector J. Willis of Cooma who has been made a first class sub-inspector. This promotion must be taken as a distinct official approval of the capable manner in which Sub-inspector Willis has handled the many difficult cases in the Cooma district. We congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion. Senior sergeant Goodhew of Taralga retires .from the force after 40 years' service and this vacancy will bhe filled by Senior.constable Buxton of Gundaroo. Constable Thnrton of Gininderra has been promoted to Gun daroo and Constable Coyle of Bungendore to Gininderra. |These officers also have our congratulations on their promotion in the police force..
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES. :??ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. TiaH well-known firm of Ernest Bosch, Con sulting Opticians of Martin Place and Pitt street, Sydney, who have been visiting this town for the past ten years, writes:--" On account of numerous communications re ceived from this district, we feel obliged to warn the spectacle wearing public against persons using our name and working upon our reputation, cot directly, but in such a manner as to mislead and make believe that they are representing us. Remember that this firm can only be consulted at Harrison's Hotel, Queanbeyan, on dates advertised. DATE OF NEXT VISIT,- TUESDAY MARCH Oth.
Garden and Field Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
(iarden and Field Calendar - for January. As we expected, the weather has been unsettled with some heavy rain* fals and the heat has been a re cord for December 'throughout the State, but the'frequent showers coun teracted the effects of sun and wind, and crops are a'1 promising heavy yields. The soil .is in good order for cropping, and all available land shou:d be sown with something that will be useful for green feed, en si'age or green manuring. Dairy men and others cannot possibly have too much in the way of food' siupplies in the face of a general shortage and certain high prices. Maize or corn is splendid for ensil age or green feed, and grows very quickly. Mangcls or mangel wurzel give immensa yields, and are grand for dairy cows, pigs and all stock; they shou.d be largely grown. Spray ing for cherry tree -slug, so often neglected, is very important; the s:ig caus:s the leaves to turn rust and fa:l off, and destroys the vital ity of the trees and the comin crop. Arsenate of l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
.IT COMBINES HAPPILY WITH AERATED WATERS .:A MEDICINAL TONIC BEVERAGE W" ANTED, MARRIED COUPLE. Apply F.W. LES, Bungendore. W ANTED, FEMALE COOK. Good wages. Apply MRS. M. BYRNE, Royal Hotel, Queanbeyan. L OST. GOLD BROOCH, worded "Iris" --keepsake. Reward at this Office. Notice' to Trespassers. A NY PERSON OR PERSONS found trespnssing in LANYON or TUIGGRA. NONG paddocks, without permission, will be prosecuted without respect to persons after this date, JAMES CUNNINGHAM, Lanyon. 27th January, 1915. Lanon. CAUTION. OWING to serious damage occasioned in consequence of our Netted Gates in rabbit-proof fences being left cpen by tres. passers on portions of Yarralumla Estate (particularly near the Murrumbidgee), NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in future such gates will be locked, and no persons allowed through our lands without permission. A. H. GARRAWAY. J. J. DULHUNTY. DESTRAINT FOR RENT. Gribble v. Warwick. TTNLESS the' Warrant of Distress for J ent be previously satisfied. I will sell o...
FEDERAL CUP COMPETITION. RESULT OF SATURDAY'S MATCHES. Hall v. Queanbeyan match postponed. Brickbats defeated Ainsile. Duntroon defeated Power House. Canberra, a bye. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
FEDERAL CUP COMPETITION. RESULT OF SATURDAY'S MATCHES. Hall v. Queanbeyan match postponed. Brickbats defeated Ainslie. Duntroon defeated Power House. Canberra, a bye. DUNTROON met the Power House ou , Spturday last, the match resulting in an easy win for the former who were able to put in the field their best -team for the first time this season. The previous Saturday against the' Brickbats only five of the regular players could be mustered up. Muir and Smith bowled well for the wi." ners and were backed tip by good fielding. Brandt and Sutcliffe did good work with the ball for the Power. House but did not have the luck they deserved. Scores : DUNTROON. Archer, retired ........................ 38 Gilchrist, a Sutoliffe, b O'Grady ... 18 Forrest, a Sutcliffe, b Brandt ...... .6 Muir, a Bourke, b Rottenbury ...... 0 Yates, b Brilliant ..................... 31 :Morris b O'Grady 4... - J Smith, not out .................... 14 Crosslie, b Rottonbury . ........... 7 De Smet, b Brilliant ....
Qualifying Certificates. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Qualifying Certificates. THE results of the qualifying certi ficate examination, held on Novem ber 16 last, have been issued. The successful canrdidates include boys and girls from both State and non-State schools, and the subjects of examination comprise English composition and dictation, arith metic (including elementary mensu ration and geometry) history and geography. The qualifying certificate is evi dence of the satisfactory completion of the primary school course, and in dicates that the pupil is fitted to enter upon a course of study in ad- vance of the fifth class standard in primary schools. Owing to the limitations on the space available in the public high schools applicants for admission to these schools will be accepted in the order of merit shown by the exami- nation lists. No order of merit, however, is indicated in the list now printed. Following are the result for Quean beyan schools: Superior Public School. - Ruby Harris, Hazel Jordan, Frank Noble, Florence Brown, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Anthony H raerns' Half -Yearly From Mon., Jan. 25th, 1915, to Tues., Feb. 16th, 1915 Is the Shopping Eveht of the Season, and will save you sovs. Send for SALE CATALOGUE post free on request. Anthony Hordern & Sens, Ltd. Only Universal Providers . ew Palace Empor:um Brickfield Hill, Sydney -~-I Always on hand, I" P'BIRE CHAFF, - ,. MAIZE (Crasked and Whole) OATS. WVIIEAT, RYE,ote. FLOUR, BRANl& POlIARiD IPOTATOES, ETC. All Produeo Bought and Sold for Cash. i8ghest Cash Price givon for all kinds of Produoe, Skins and Wool. Agent forTho Royallnsurancu Co.. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KN0OX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's,' MonasY-s,., Queauboyan. Model Carriage Factory. SULKIES BUILT from £15. PAINTED from 35S A LT Classes ofVeohioles Built, Painted of . ~ v ?ehangod. Tyroes aid Axles-all sizes in stock. Second-hand Sulkies and Spring .?rbo on hand. Tyroe and Ironwork re newed at Shortost notice. Quality, Work; manship, Attoention, Guaranteed. W. WOODFIELD...
Public Opinion. WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents.) THE SECRET OF GERMANY'S AMAZING MILITARY STRENGTH. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Public Opinion. We do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents.) THE SECRET OF GERMANY'S AMAZING MILITARY STRENGTH. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-My attention has been drawn to the article in a recent issue of your paper under the above heading. As it contains a number ofincorrest nd very misleading assertions I hope that you will afford me space for comment. The first error made by the writer is in seeking to make out that.it is Germany only. against the Allies. 'He forgets Austria and its large population entirely. Not only did Germany have Austria to assist in opposing Russia, but that country als6 sent troops to the western the atre. Their efforts at Antwerp were highly commended by the Germans themselves. Second, the writer is wrong In the name of the German Emperor: It was not the Emperor Frederick to whom Bismarck made the sugges tion. That was long before he came to the throne. Such carelessness conceriilng: .'well-known historical personagesshoul...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
A TEAM of -players representing Sutton journeyed to Mulligan's Flat, and played .a team from that place. The games- were very enjoyable and resulted in_a win for Sutton by 15 sets 95 games to 2 seti47 games. Scores a . Dainn and R. Cartwright v J. Carney and W. Carley, 6.1.. . J. :Dunn and .- Cartwright v H. Casey and A. Casey, 1-0. ;J. Dunn and R. Cartwright v R. Ryan and H. Gillespie, 0.2. P. Pidgeon and F. Smith v J. Carney and W..Curley, 6-2. , , ,P. Pidgeon and F. Smith' v H. Casey and A. Casey, 6.2. ',P. Pidgeon and F. Murphy v'B. Ryan and E. Bolton, 64. F. Smith and F. Murphy v E. Bolton and R .Ryan, 6-0. M?isses h. Murphy and D. Rowley v Misses Ryan and White, 6.. Misses Rowley and A, Murphy v Misses K. O'Brien and A. Reid, 6.2. F. Smith and-Miss A Murphy v H. Casey and Miss O'Brien, 6-5 Misses M. Murphy and-Rowley .v Misses" Byan and White. 6.0. F. Murphy and R.' Cartwright v A. Casey and H.' Casey,4 6. P. Pidgeon and Miss Rowloy v A. Casey and Miss Reid. 6-2. J. Dunn and F...