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The Lessons of the Wheat Confiscations. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
The Lessons of the Wheat Confiscations. Tus wheat growers 3re the first to taste in a large way of the principles of National ownership; but every othee producer of the country. may see thr dangers lurking in an extension of the policy. What is the painful exper ieuce of wheat farmers this year will a.suredly be that of stockmen next year, and of dairymen the year after, and so on till the cycle of national control of the means of life be com. plete. The right of private ownership in not the gift of a class Government, but a divine institution founded upon the laws of God. For the first time is tile development of human affairs -r civil Government has stopped in to seize tie farmers' crops foi the benefit of those who do not produce. "Old Age Pensions had about them the principles of the sanction of charity. Th'le helpless had to be-kept from want by those who could render help. But the confiscation of the wheat has no other grounds to support its applica tion but those of arbitrary...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
POWERFUL, EFFECTIVE AND READY ! Hayes & Russell, Liited " Where the Good Values Are," Queanbeyan, ONCE AGAIN ANNOUNCE THEIR. "GREAT DIS UINT SALE AND THEIR MONEY-SAVING OPPORTUNITIES. THIS TIME: SPECIAL DISCOUNT SALE.: We are ready and right in the front. When we announce a sale you omay rest assured same will be Powerful and Effective. This, our Discount Sale, is going to be sharp and furious--Bargains will be offered to ottr customers, who will also receive a Special Discount. Therefore enormous savings'are to be obtained by paying the establishment of HAYES & RUSSELL, LTD., a visit. TWATCil 'FOB SPEOi - L Je,'IND O JV DJAFLA Y S. BARGAINS ! BARGAINS!. BARGAINS ! Ladies, Remember-Special Lines at Discount Sale Prices. You know what this means. For Bargains of the truest type, we will start with Special Discounts..off. all Furnishing Drapery, Ironmongery, Furniture, Glassware, Crockery, and Plated Ware. All goods Marked in Plain Figures, off which will be taken our ...
Obituary. THE LATE WILLIAM PIKE. (An appreciation by an Old Friend.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
Obituary. -4-+- THE LATE WILLIAM PIKE. (An appreciation by an Old Friend.) DURING the last week, the mortal remains of Mr William Pike, J.P., who, from childhood, was a man well-known and highly respected in the Queanbeyan district, were in terred in the Roman Catholic Ceme tery. Mr Pike's age was 64 years, but up till the time of the seizure some months ago, which culminated in his lamentable death on Monday night last, he had the appearance of being much younger; and he was apparently of robust health, in good spirits, with that always cheerful personality his-friends knew him to possess. When it became known that be had been stricken with ser ious illness, some months ago, his numerous friends, and the public generally, received a great shock. Under Dr. Blackall's ministrations, however, immediate calamity was averted, insomuch as, after a period of some retirement, Mr Pike was able to; leave his chamber and cau- tiously walk about, receiving on his appearance, again in town, the...
GUNDAROO JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 29 January 1915
GUNDAROO JOTTINGS. WHEN it became known that Mr. Thomas Casey, of Tallagandra, had disposed of his property, and inten- ted residing in future in the Junee district, steps were at once taken by friends and neighbours of the Casey family to mark in a fitting manner the general regret at their departure from the district. As the outcome of the movement quite a number of local residents met at Mr. Casey's residence to make a series of presen- tations and wish their departing friends good fortune in their new home. Mr. M. Cavanagh was voted to the chair. The following gentle- men voiced their regret at the pros- pect of losing such good friends and neighbours, and referred feelingly to the many pleasant recollections as- sociated with the lengthy residence of the Casey family in the Gundaroo district :----Messrs. Wm. McEnroe, E. N. Lucas, C. A. McInnes, P. Reid, R. Reid, and the chairman. During the evening the presentations were made. Miss Josie Reid, on behalf of the subscribers, pres...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Rifle Shootiong. The annual competition was continued on Saturday last, conditio is being 10 shots at 00, yards. The cash prizes were on by L. Quigley and A. Winner. Scores: GO0yds. Hcp. 'itl. L. Quigley.......... 42 8 50 A. Winner ..........42 8 60 H. Beatty ......... 48 so' 48 . CaFes ............ 44 2 46 G. Hutely .......... 46 so 46 F. Cvmins ........ 42 - 3 45 J. Beatty .......... 45 so 45 S Gallagher .......... 44 no 44 W. Mayo ........... 37 7 44 A. Johnston ...... 31 10 41 F. Parker .......... 35 5 40 T. Warren .......... 39 so 39 U. Powell ......... 34 3 .37 Arnold Mclnces 32 - 4 36 Wednesday'es competition will be for the annual prizes, conditions being 10"shots at 600 yards. Competition for the Toohey modal in conjunbtion with the annual prizes will oe continued on Saturday next at 300 yards. Goulburn's crack shot, 0. Morris, won the Lady's Bracelet put up by the Gun ning Rifle Club at their Annivoranry Day shqot. The ranges were 300, 600 antd 600 yards and his scoro was ...
Qualifying Certificates. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
qua.ying Certificates. 'Tiac following have passed; the =qualifying certifloate examinations :--- ... 'Bingeondore-Loeslie. B. Danie, Maurice Goldberg, Normnn Goldberg, Harold Orain, -.sGeorge L. Rumpbh,Nina T. Daniel, Ethel' E. Follett. Collector.--ERna . Graiuger,-VincentP. •,;Byrne, Isabella F: Bre w, ,Walter J;. Goodwin, :"Aubrey'K. Sheridani. D- nt~oon.-Edwin B. Geary. Leonard WV. 'Kaye,; Alfred D). . Davis, Friink 'Dowtli. :waite; Ruby M. E.? Wilden. Gundaroo.-Harold J.3 Dycel Jammes A. E.rnshaw, - Ronald i Btxton, Alexander, S. Dyces . Taago.-Roso Chinnery, Mu'iel Cruick: shank, Johanunah M. C. Tyra . - STharwa; Hoelena Sheedy, Esther M. Tong, Leslie D. J. White,, .. - . Tuggranong.-Patrick S. Galaglier,Mary. P. McGee. :St. .p, Joseph's,? Bungendore.-Callister 'Byrne, Amelia Edmundse. :Captain's Flat.--Tohn H. Daniels: ; -' Soyalla.-Frank A. Twyford. Rutledge, Half Time.-Albert J. Hopkins, William A. BE. rrk. Sutton.-Kathleon 'M; Cartwiright Eva M; Dauy, Mary C. Murphy, May I...
No Full Moon in February. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
No Full Mool ;i ''Februuyry A w0noti month without a full moon - the case -sounds rather like. the begin Sniig of a-conundrumn-but it is plaii: L;,matterof fact that there will :be,.io fuill moon" durin February. By way of compensation, oppossums, courting . ufiples,, ianid o-thers ,who deligh :,in :'eilvery, beams,' h"ave had a-secoud full moon lust month, andtwo. full moons also i'I Maith, nimking fourifor tlieftirst ,three months of the ycar. : At.9 41 p.mn. on-January 31 the- moon ,was -at the fall, and agnai on. March 2 at 4.33 a.m. 'rbeo Governmient Astronomer has art. ranged, in oider to make amends for depriving tlie :public 'of thei* mooni during ":February, : for apai'tial eclipse '.:.ofthe sun, to -take place on 'February. .14.. :It will be visible at Sydney,com Snimencingnatr2,5 p,m.m and ending at3.'53 p.m., w'ith -the :greatest ;phase at 3.1 \ :p.m..
Rabbits for Dinner. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Rabbits for Dinner. Rabbits are likely to become a big item on the dinner table for'the future. Wp. have heard people any they would not eat rabbit, because it is " generally full of hydalide." Wel here's what New South Wales Director of Pdblio Health (Dr. Paton) says the diseases of rab bits are:--(1) Pasteurellosis identical with Danysz's virus-not communi cable to'man; .(2) the cystio stage of two tapeworms-not opimnnunicable to man; (3) rvery rare'y with tine hydalids -not communicable to .man, exo3pt after passing through a dog; (4)' very rarely with livesr fluke-not communi cable to man ; (5) not infrequently with an affeotion of the liver--not com municable to:. mnan. The 'rabbit is eingilarlyY, free frnom disease- which could be communuicablo to man; there fore?oinlyreally, necessary inspection is to discriminate between fresh and stale or putrid rabbits.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
T. P. MAXWELL & CO., Stock & Station Agents, AUCTIONEERS. SALESMAN-T. P. MAXWELL. 'Phone 10. TRUST MONEY TO LEND. LEGAL. Mr. Ernest E. Morgan, Solicitor, Has removed to Offices NEXT GOVT. SAVINGS BANK. MR. J. S. DAYISON, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGElIN, Next to Harrison's Hotel, BUNGENDORE visited First Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Late Sydney Dental Hospital.) MONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. W ILL' visit BUNGENDORE every se. cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gundarpo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMPBELL STREET, QUEANDEYAN. Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own homes. Terms, very moderate. TEL. 50. MI. JOHNSTON, Manageress. HOSPITAL VISITING COMMITTEE FOR DECEMBER. MEBsst. R. HAYES AND R, R. uIErTnelINUTON
Police Helmets and Caps. A CHANGE PROBABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Police Ieleh et s and Caps. - A CHANGE PROBABLE. Tiul Chief Secretary (Mr. CaOnn) has under consideration a sobeme for pro viding new caps for the police, which will financially benefit- the department and add to the comfort of the men on duty. Under the present system the N.S Wales police are given two helmets a year and one cap, while it is com pulsory for the .men to ivear the hel mete during certain hours.' Should the proposed scheme" be decided upon, the men -will be allowed to wear the caps at whatever time they choose. Information is being gathered, at Mr Cann's request, regarding the helmets and caps used in other States, and from what can be gathered it'seems highly probable that the Queensland headgear will be adopted. In that State the ýpolice aree given one helmet and one cup, which are supposed to last for two years with ordinary use. The cap is said to be much better than the one in use in N.S. Wales. The neck is protected from the sun, and the. formation of the peak i...
GININDERRA NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
GtiNINDERRA -NOTES. IN common with the rest of the State our. village shared in the excessive heat wave which reached a climax on the 26th, when over zoo degrees were recorded. The disciples of Isaac Walton are meeting with excellent results in the Mnrrumbidgee. Not for years have the fish taken the bait so freely and it is reported in one case where the party._ was so successful that they were unable to carry away the whole of their hauls. It is with much regret that I have to report the early departure of Mr. A. W. Thornton our esteemed police officer from the district. Mr. Thorn ton is promoted to unndaroo to suc ceed Mr. Buxton,-who has been re moved to Taralga. During Mr. Thornton's slay in this neighbour hood he proved himself an efficient, courteous officer and his departure is regretted by all. " Mr. Thornton took an active part in furthering all matters appertaining to the welfare of the district and his placeon the committee of the Farmers' Union will be very difficult to ...
Correspondence. WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
CoIrespondence. WEdo not necessary identify oursetves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. TO THE EDITOR. SIR,-Allow me to draw:attention to your report of the recent Cauberra Queanbeyan rifle match. In report ing the individual scores T notice that the members of the Queanbeyan club (being of course ordinary blokes) are' quoted " W. Billjim," etc., but are the members of the Canberra Club extraordinary blokes (it does not seem in keeping with your re port tojrefer to them as blokes) that they are reported " Mr. Soandso," etc., or do you wish to flatter the members of the Canberra club, or is it just plain snobbishness? Writer and a good many other residents of this town wotild like to know.-Yours, etc., AN ORDINARY BLroCKE. [The writer of the above is hereby informed that the reason why the word "Mr" .was put before the names of the Canberra team was that we only had the surnames of the indi vidual shooters and not their 'in itials. No one can accuse us of snobbishness.-E...
P & A. Association. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
P & A. Association. COMMITTEE MEETING. MR. KEPFPE was voted to the 'chair, and there was a fair attendance of members. The minutes were confirmed, on the motion of Messrs. C. T. Camp and C. H. McKeahnie. Blfore pro:eeding with the busi ness of the meeting Mr. J. M. McIntosh said it was but right a vot e of condolence should be carried to the Pike family in their recent sad bereavement. The late Mr Pike had been connected with the Society right from the very first show, and had ever since been an active mem ber of the committee. He moved that the. secretary write and convey the deep sympathy of the committee to Mrs Pike and family. In seconding the motion Mr C. H. McKeahnie concurred with the re marks expressed by Mr. McIntosh. Mr Pike was a very fine man, and a straight-goer in every respect. The. Chairman also endorsed the remarks of the mover and seconder, and said lbe intended moving the motion at the annual meeting. The vote was carried in silence, those present standing...
Death of an old Resident. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Death of an1 old ltesident. AT the local hospital on Saturday last, there passed awaty another of of this district's old residents, in the person of Mr. Francis Fox, of Yar ralumla, b:other of Messrs. John Fox (deceased) and Owen Foxr of Yarralumla. The deceased :was ;for a long tinie'a sufferer from some `in curable complaint, and had been for the last twelve months or more, off and on, under treatment.in the hospi tal. Like his brothers, he was a very old resident of Queanbeyan dis tiict, and had reached the age of 78 years wlien-he died.': He had never married.. Born in the Isle of Wight England, he came to this country with his parents when a- boy,' who settled in the Queanbeyan district, and where the deceased has ever since resided. Heart failure was the immediate 'cause of death. .His funeral took place on Sunday after no6n, the interment being in the Ro man Catholic section of the Getieral Cemetery; the Rev. Father. Hayden .reciting the last prayers for the deadc. .The funer...
Sydney Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Syaney Wool sales. At, th'e %Sdney.. wool- sales heldi yesterday afternodn;:Messrs Winche combe; Carson, Ltd., offeredl 2717 bales. `Special .conditions of sale have"been made by .the brokers which ',are read ..out from the ros trum prior to commencing each auc tion,:.viz... 'Tlie auctioneers will only accept bids iof aibuyey on the express .condition that such buyer is not act': ing on behalf of a. principal in.Ger many or' Austria." The catalogue :comprised a few super clips drawn 'principally. from .New England 'dlistrict, the bulk:com prising good useful wools. They" report keen competition, France .arid .Belgium operating in conluncticn with America and Japan whiie& Yorkshire was strong after 'crossbreds. The market all rouni' was distinctly in sellers' faver, anal several lots were 5 per cent.. better ,than at their last week's rates -Their top price for merinos, 14d' was aqual :to: the .record of the. season;:,and' obtained: for ..32 bales. of .firio Neiv England clip...
Weather Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Weather Notes., TmIieh was a welcome 'break in' the prevafling droughty conditions on Sutiday morning. last beig a "contri butiou of 26.poitits of rain in Quean beyan, which hoivever did little more than lay -the dust and:add a modicum of. water to the 'hoisehold tanks.:. In some of the outlyiiig parts of tliedis: trict the rain fell;more copiously, but to what extent we have not as yet as certaiined: . There was-a -awelcone lowering of the temperature' for the rest of the day; but this was followed yesterday by more heat stid diy con ditions It is niany, years since :a heat wave ,produced such disastrous results ,.to gardens, orchlaids, and vegetation generally.
Federal Cement Works. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 February 1915
Federal Cement Works. Referrng to the statement made by Mr. Hill, Chief Engineer for Public Works in the. Federal Terri tory, that the presence of. limestone deposits and! other suitable material in the Federal Capital territory ,bad! encouraged the Government to in. quire _into .the possibility of estab ishing: a Federal cement works there, r. Hughes, Acting Prime Minister, said that- when he was at Canberra he )was shown the deposits, andl Mr. Owen, director of works, had! given him ;a general idea of their import ance. *('he matter was,. of course, one 'which was capable of consider: able.l development, as the reports submitted t7 .the Common\vrealth Public Worlds Committee had shown. Th 'Minister for Home Affairs had the matter under considbration, and was pursuing the invest:gation., Per sonally .he: only knew about .it in; a general way, 'but he could. "ay th;at up to the present the scheme had nict definitely come before the.Cabinet