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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
.New ISouth Wales Government REilways ',drehp i-x6duiioil to Melboui e. TunRSDAY, IEBRnARY 25, '04. 'I'HEAP Return Exaursion Tickets at £3 10. Qd First Olams, and £2 10s Od Second 0lass will be issled to Melboqrne by ordigary T'rain leaving Queanbeyan at 9.15 p.m. on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, passengers joining the mail crain at Goulbur, for Mel .bourne. The tickets will ba available for return by the 6.15 a.m. train from Melbourne on any day (Sundays excepted) up to and including FRI DAY, MARCH 25, and also by Special CExour lion Train leaving Melbourne at 10.0 p.m. on TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 1904. [anudbills and further particulars from Sta tl?rd Master. By order of the Commiasioners;, H. MoLACHLAN, Becretary. SHEARING TIME i,. ,po.. . Do you want a good price and a quiek return for your Wool ! Then send it to WINCHCOMBE, CARSON & CO., LTD., where it will be carefully handled under the supervision of the four original partners who have achieved for this firm the reputation of THE ...
Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Epitome of News. An earthfall ou Warsaw-Vienna railway killed 50 Polish navviaes. John A. Daley and Ar:hur Joy Knowles, charged with fraud in connection with the Mount Kexmbla art union, were discharged. Sevae al deaths from typhoid have occurred at Wellington, and there are still a number of cases at the local hospital. Mr. Kingston had benefited by his visit to New Zealand, but his health is still far from satisfactory. Mr. Ba lfour's cough is still troublesome. A secon doctor has beed consulted, but no complications are feared. In the future the work of the State Labor Board will be carried oat by the Labour Commissioners. A message has been received by the Pre mier from Mr. Oopeland, intimating that he had reenmed his dutie as Agent-Generaf. The body of a young woman was found in the Nepean River. An 'envelope with an address of a person at Mosman was found on the body. The prolonged dry weather has led to an alarming diminution in the Wellingtoa (N. Z.) water supply, and drasti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
Popularity_ does not come by chance, it is the result of pains-taking efforts, long experience, and careful manufacture-thus YANKEE D00LE TOBACCO is popular since it fulfils all these conditions and has for its reward-the largest sale. You can get Yankee Doodle in the plug or in tins-Dark or Bright, or if you ?.' prefer it, a combination of both.in ALL. TINS AIR-TIGHT. "i . . MtI-TUR E. wacrr-r;ca WraoTIcraI MASCOTTE TOBACCO. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. A New Scheme of Awards will Shortly be Published. SAVE YOUR MASOOTTE TAGS, Tle Reward of a Silver Watch in return for 100 Tags, will be discontinued on Maroh 1, and all who desire to participate in such distribution must send them in before that date, otherwise they will not be recegnised. .-. BOOMERANG :BRANDY.'0 "The Resident Medical Offloer of a large OolonialPkospital writes :-Our patients have Greatly Benefited by the nee of Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. It is a very Nourishing and Benefioial Stimulant." WELCOME NUGGET TOB A CCO THIE BEST AM...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 February 1904
A. W. Mon?sur.] [E. G. ArrTnsor. A. W. Moriarty & Co. Auctioneers, Valuators, Stock, Station, - AND General Commission Ageots, "IONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. M ARKer SALES WEEKLY at Land Yards. AT BUNCENDORE ,MONTHLY. Early entrie, invited. Furniturei Sales as arranged. Advances made on Stock Mortgage or Wool Lien. Personal attention to Trucking Fat Stock and consigning wool. Thomas Maxwell, AUCTIONEER & GENERAl COMMISION A1GENT, Mo.,nacro-Street, Queanbeyacn. SAles conducted in any part of the District. P/OMPT SETTLEMENTS immediately after Sale through Mr. T. E. WooDOUs, Monaro. street, Queanbeyan. .? COORESPONDENOE "INVITED R. W. . Horton, MONUMENTAL MASON, Next lunngerford's Hotel, JMOON!RO-STREET. Estimates given for MARBLE, GRANITE - nd FREESTONE MONUMENTS, KERBIN OS, and I4ON RAILINOS. ..o nCh'ut e ders.te.a-:. - ý-'Okl Work Renovated. Inscriptions Neatly Cu ALL Won OGanRiANT5ED. g1 Don't forget the New Address, near the Bridge. Anthony Hordern's Famous: Low Price...
Garden and Field Calendar for February. 1904 [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
Garden and Field Calendar for February. 1904 (B., A Lnsldowecne, Seedl.,mn, Goulburn.) TUE season is eminently favourable to grow ers, and there should be abundant yield, where ordinary care has been taken. Large areas of crops for winter and spring should he sown. All dairymen can provide abun dance of fodder by sowing at once sorghum, Hungarian millht, rape, etc. Rape is also splendid for green manure. Let all soilbe deeply worked, suitable manure added, and sow in drills to allow of proper cultivation and thinning. Do not crowd the plants. ludications are for continued stormy, un settled weather, with plenty of rain. Flood rains are very probable, hot at times, and rough wino., but still much cool seabreeze and great variation in temperature. Fleld.-Sow at once sorghum, HIunarian millet, planter's frient, amber cane, buck aheat; any time-rape, Cape barley, tares or vetches, oats, lucerne, cabbage, eto; top off pumpkins, corn, etc ; dig and store pot tatoes as they ripen-never lea...
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
'': nAy. Fasnou r 23, .. S' :-Church of Fngiand Queaubeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Burra-3 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Minister. UCanberra-11 a.m; ='Gundaroo-3,30 pm.. - REV. P?. SMITH, M.A. .Roman Cathoiic Queanbeyan--Mas 8.30, and 11 a.m. devo tions 7.30 p.m. . REV. R., OLLENDER, Priest' Presbyterian Queanbeyan- ellow-hip Association, 10 a.m: Bungendore--3 p.m. Gundaieo-7.30 p.m.. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister.in-chbrge. Methodist Quesnboysp-1 . am. Mr. f.. Southwell. .3P p:qn: 1hq. W Btrs VWattle fark-"--"1 s.w Rev. W. tchart L p.m. Mr. sAeosop fotwp , Wocdfel1d-2 p.m. Mr, [. Bouthwcll. Weetangera--3 p.m. Rev. W, Stewart. Mjoura-3 .m,. Mr, 0, W. 2outhwelt er. W. STEWARIT, Minister.
BOAT MODEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
BOAT MODEL, Mr. Cox, of Sherwood, who is a genius in more ways than one, has "just completed a very handsome model of a boat which he thinks would be very suitable for the deep water above your weir. It is the hand somest piece of work I have ever seen quite a work of art, and besides being built for speed, with oars or sails,' is very beauti. fully finished. Those who uiderstand boats (which Idon't) say it is perfect in every way. It is well worth seeing. Is stands aboit 4.ieet long. 18th Feb. 1904.
Cricket News. BURRA v. DUNTROON. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
Ciicket oews. BURRA v. DUNTROON. A. ATOH between the Burrar and Duntroon Cricket Clubs was played on the latter wic. ket on Saturday last, which from lack of time was.. incompleted when stumps were drawn. Mr. F. A. Oamlnbell captained the home team, while the visitors were captained by Mr. A. R. Moore. Mr. W. Mayo acted as umpire for Dnntroon, and Mr. W. Beatty acted in that capacity for the Burra. A lunch was served at one o'clock, and after. noon tea at 4 o'clock by the ladies present. There was a goodly number present, includ. ing a fair per centage of the fair sex. The resilts of the play are as follows :-Dun. troon, first innings :-W. Dunn 3, J. Butts 21, G. Southwell 28, A. De Smot 0, H. Denne 25, F. A. Campbell 20, E. E. Hud. son 14,; T. Butts 10, J. Scott 4, E. C. Camp bell 2, J. Moyo 4, W. Ryan 0, rlundries 32, total 163. Burra, first innings ;-J. Moors 5, A. E. Moore 11; E. Bowler 2.O J. Tully 0, T. Moore 4, A. R. Moore 0, H. Tully 9, R. Moore 14, E. Peok 26, E. Beatty 11,...
LAND DISTRICT OF QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
LAND DISTRICT OF QUEANBEYAIN. Inquiries by direction of the Minister for Lands as to whether part of Bungendore tem. porary Common (about 150a p of Majura, a of Murray) would be cancelled and re-notified as a Travelling Stock and Camping 'Reserve; also as to whether there 'is any necessity for re taining reserve No. 38,317, p of Ourrandooley, and a of Murray, for commonoge purposes, Land District of Queauneyan. Annual Leases for Consideration. G. M. 0. Massey, 1500a, 1500a, 100, 195a. Edward Blinksell, 640a. The following applications previously set down for hearing have been withdrawn : Application for appraisement of Capital value. W. F. Rulledge, (one block), and F. A. Powell (three blo2ka).
The Annual Races. NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
The Annual Races. NOMINATIONS. No.Nr?ATIoss for the Annual Race Meeting on Saturday and Monday next for the two principal events closed last night and,although not up to expectations, are fairly good. At Cooma where the prize money is far more liberal, the nominations for the principal handicaps are not much better. The entries for the undermentioned events cannot be taken as a criterion that the minor events are not going to fill well. Horseowners now very seldom nominate for the principal races, but prefer bringing their horses along for the short races and, therefore, we may yet expect to see a number of horses engaged at the meeting. The second iay of the races has been proclaimed a public holiday. The nominations for the undermentioned events are : PUBLICANS' PURSE, 15 sovs.,.7 furlongs ; second horse a sovs. from prize. Mr. W. Roche's b g Zero, 5yrs W. Ryan's b g Ballallaba, aged G. Massey's b h,The Palthist, 4yrs J, J. R. Baxter's br h Havana, aged Thos. Poole7ys k lkg Booiie...
Electoral Divisions Commission. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
- Electoral Divisions Commission.. Tan commission appointed under the Distri bution of Seats Act is carrying out ite duties as rapidly as the circumstances will allow. The commission has been consulted by a few members ofParliament who have offered suggestions regarding certain electorates. These suggestions have been courteously received, but to what extent they will be acted upon remains with the commission to decide. The provisional scheme will, it is thought, be out shortly. Sir John See hoped it would be completed within a fortnight from the beginning of work, but that will prob ably be found to be impossible. Maps will be issued with the scheme, and when mem bers see how their old electorates have been dealt with the commission will, no boubt, be urged-to re-consider their decision in respect to a number of electorates. In consequence of the election of Mayor being adjourned on Saturday night till to n ight at 8 o'clock, the meeting to consider the -redistribution -f electorat...
Convicted by the Finger Print System. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
Convicted b3 the Flnqer Pr uit System. AT the Metropolitan Quarter ,Sessions on Thursday a German na.med John Miller with fully a score of convictions secordod against him, pleaded guilty to a charge of breaking and entering a house in Malesay-street. It transpired that the police managed to sheeo home the charge against thoprisoner solely by means of the Simon finger print system, and this, it was stated, was the first instance of the kind in New South Wales wherein a conviction had boen thus obtained. Two finger-marks were outlined on the dust on Ia sash of a balcony window of the house, and on being compared with the impressions co. lected by the police from criminalse' fingers they were found to correspond exactly' with those of accused. That was the sole piece of evideoucoe against accused, who did 'not deny the pharge. His Honor (Judge Heydon), after charapterising prisoner as " a pest and a perfect nuisance," snntenceej him to three yearq' penal servjtndp. At West Wyalong on ...
The Methodical Housewife [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
The Methodical Hlousewife SHE is the wonder of her sex, the envy-and admiration of husband, son, and all." How easily she does seem to float along life's course Work seems to get done for the asking ; her home is epic and span; yet she don't seem to have half 'the labour, nor half the burden her neighbours have who are scrubbing floors or plying needle from morn till night. You can always tell the Methodical woman. She economises her time, does not spend two minutes on a task when it need only take one, always has things in their proper places, could find them in the dark if she wanted, and never has a screw loose in any part of the domestic machinery. One household article she can never afford to be without is a dainty green pot of Z m.Buk, which she or any of her family may need at a moment's notice for bruises, cuts, burns, scalds, eczema or any irritated condition of the skin due to accident or ill.health. Zam-Buk being a purely vegetable healing balm of many merits and containi...
The Mayoral Election. THE MEETING ADJOURNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
The Mayoral Election. THE MEETING ADJOURNED. A SPECLAL meeting of the Municipal Council was convened on Saturday night for the purpose of electing a Mayor for the ensuing year. Ilirre were precent : Aldermen Pike (chair), fiungerford, IIi cksman, Collett, Dixie, Atkinson, and Knox. After the minutes of the previous meeting were read anld confirmed, the chairman an nounced the busin,-ss of the meeting, and also since there were more than one nomina tion he desired that they first of all decide upon their method o: voting. Alderman Dixie moved that the result be declared by ballot. Alderman Atkinuson seconded. Aldermen Hungerford and Collett favored open voting. 1 his they maintained was usual in the election of mayor. Alderman Dixie submitted that this would be too invidious. They all desired to be on personal terms, and if they, at the beginning of the year, openly pronounced their adverse views, that state of affairs would most prob ably exist right through the municipal year. He h...
War News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
War News. LoiDno, Thursday.-During the second fight at Port Arthur, the Russian torpedo-boats gallantly dashed towards tbe .Iapainese fleet, but they experienced such a terrific fire that they were compelled to retreat behind the battleships A furious fight. followed, the shore batter ies joining in. It lasted half an hour. One shell disab!ed the Russian battleship Poltava (10,963 tons) almost immediately, and ashell from one of the furts di-abled the cruiser Diana (6630 tono). The cruisers Novik (3200 tons) and Askold (6100 tons) becoming too venturesome were severely punished by the Japanese gunners, and retreated greatly damaged. The Novik and Poltava sustained such serious injuries that they had to be beached. The japanese fleet is coaling at sea, but is expected to shortly return to port Arthur. Meanwhile a Vladivostock telegram states that the Russian cruisers at Port Arthur are about to run the gauntlet. There is now no question but that the Russian cruisers Varyag and Koriet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
Condition Is a very serious matter in Cut Tobaecos. We often see good leaf spoilt through being packed in t;ns that are not air tight. Cut Tobacco should open up in perfect condition, ready for the pipe, neither too dry nor too moist. ANKEE Tobacco bOODLE is packed in Patent Air-Tight Tins, and is positively guaranteed to open up fresh and sweet. It is also sold in Plugs - Dark and Bright-and to those whoprefer. a Mixture, we can honestly say that no better Mixture is sold than " Y.D." Mixture. Ask youear Tobacconist. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. A New 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 i, and all who desire to participate in sbch distribution must send them in before that date, otherwise they will not be recognised. BOOMERA.NG- BRANDY. "The Resident Medical Offioer of a large Oolonial Hospital writes :-Our patients have Greatly Benefited by the use of Joshua's ...
A PROLIFIC SNAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
A PROLIFIC SNAKE. Mr. Dnncan McInnes, who resides at the Bridge, is the possessor of_ the tanned skin of a very fine specimen of the diamond 'snake, which when killed -a little while ago measured 8ft. 4in. It was killed near the junition of the Qneanbeyan River with the Murrumbidgee, and there- were in the party when the owner of. the skin struck the fatal blow, Messrs. W. Rule, Mark Southwell, James McInnes and Duncan Molnnes, On skinning the reptile it was found to contain no less than 59 young ones, and they were systematically arranged in this order := It will be observed that while the young snakes .were . arranged in two- eved lines -along the belly, the odd one was curiously in the centre of the6 lines at the tail end. Thisis a s(udy fr. the naaturalist. Snakes must bo very proliflo, and the killing of this one will rid the neighbourhood of sixty rrp tiles.
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER VIII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
The Storyteller. the 'ouse o-4 th S uiqlee side. CHAPTER VIII.--CowTrnunD, But Sir Hubert, who at all times had an Englishman's reluctance to meet strangers, demurred a little.' Johnson himself was a charming fellouw, a splendid fellow ; but Sir Hubert had heard astounding accounts of his alarming City friends. He made excuses therefore ; but Johnson persisted, and finally there was a compromise.. Sir Hubert and his wife would not come to dinner, but they would look in afterwards, somewhere about nine o'clock. Mr. Johnson showed great relief at having gained his point, and at once took his leave. On his way to the door with Sir Hubert, he bowed to Barbara, who was as unbending as ever. But Mr. Johnson lingered. 5k' I hope,' said he, very deferentially, ' that Miss Hayle will do us the honour of coming too P I'm 'not really the ogre I have been described to be, with a wife shut up in the cellar. I haven't got a wife at all. I've never been able to persuade any woman to have me.' ' Yo...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
Local and General. RIAcm on Saturday. MoRe rain is needed. To-Mxouow is A,:h Wednesday. Tsa weather has turned a little warmer. TnH Council meets on Thursday night. NEXT Monday is proclaimed a public boli day. Mae. BrATTr's sale is advertised in this issue. WHEAT is quoted at 3s per busbel in Sydney. HEAvy yields of maize are expected in the northern districts. A FARMER at Dungog has grown a tomato weighing llb. TO.DAY is one hour and six minutes shorter than the longest day of the year. Wao is to be elected Mayor P There ap pears to be a little trouble in the camp ! A SNAKE was killed this morning on the Railway platform. These reptiles are re ported to be very numerous this year. CONSTABLE MCCARRON, from Redfern, has taken the place of Constable Houten, who has been removed to Braidwood. MaxK of the farmers in this district have completed thresbing, the returns in every instance being very satisfactot?y. S. A. SPEnAO, the prominent footballer, cricketer, and oarsman, died in Brisb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 16 February 1904
CRICKET. England v. Australia, 4th TEST MlATCII. PICK THE RESULT AND WIN TB E WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS £50. Fifty Pounds Sterline willbe presented to the person who correctly c4ti mates the result of the 4th Teat Match b-tw cen England and Australia, to commence in S dnLy on or about 26th February. loo0. Should more than one person givethe result, the amr,unt will be proportionately divided among them Shlould In competltorbe exctly correct, the amount will be given to the person who stutes the result most closely, hut in the event of a tie, the prie will be divided equally. The following is an example for Competitors "I elCt tLhe destraliai Team to win the Fourtl Tst eatcA ? ...............s..inings,...... ...... wickets, ... ...........ruse. Jolla Jotsm, 114 Mary Street, Jsnes, N. S. IF." Competitors must out out the label headed " CAUTION TO TlE PUBLic," which is on the yelloR wrapper of each bottle of Wor.Lrt's ScuNIePn, and write their selection on the back of it. If any other partof th...