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CARRIER PIGEONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
CARTIIKK TIGIWXS. In Germany much importance ie attached to the use ef carrier pigeon* in lime of war, and in the German Army the greatest care is devoted to the trainiue of the birds, tho officers and men being giveu instruction in tbe art of handling them. In France alvo tha military carnnr pigeon plays an important part, Urge cages of the birds accompanying tho different army cores during the nimi'suvre*, while the scoule are provided with a pigeon apiece, which they carry in a little iron cufe fattened to tke wsiBt ball. The holder ban a hinged lid, which is opened whea the bird is to be released, aud tbe head piece can be unfastened when the bird is fed.
BREEDING PLACE OF SEABIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
HR&EDiKO PLACE OF SEABIHDS. It cannot be found in many places that eeabirda deaert the esa-cooat during nesting teuton*, but at a spot near the banka ot the Ancbolme, a southern iributarv of the Humbor. lens of thousand* of gulls and gullieinatt deposit their eggs erery year on a little moss-grown islsud,. surrounded by fresh water. It is 25 miles from the nearest reach of tho sea, with no food or filb anywhere near ; yet the birds come here overy summer and lay their eggs without uests so thickly on the, earth that there is no room to walk abont with out destroying at least some of them. The breeding-ground is private pro perty, and ie jealously preserved, but, by the courtrsy of the JinJ ovrners, visitors are permitted to viow Twigraore on payment of a hmall fee. The gull-ponds are a wonderful rendezvous for cyclists and picnic parties from Yorkeliiro as well as Lincolnshire and Nolle, and the eight of suoh great numbers, screeching and fluttering whito wings, well repay* ...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
GOULBURN. [FrDm our Exchanges.] Among coming events ie Mr. Westmacott's marriage with Miss Gibson, daughter of Mr. Andrew Gibson, of Goulburn, which is fixed for February 22nd. » ¥ sp At an inquest held on the body of Martha Lee, found dead on a house in Taylor's Laue, a verdict of death from natural causes — heart, disease — was returned. Deceased was about 28 years of age. * * * On February 1, Mr. John Evans, of Dinner Hill, was married to Miss Mary ..Evans. daughter of Mr. Thos. Evans, Rev. Father Mullins, of Crookwell, performed the cere mony. * * * Bishop Barlow left last Thursday on a visit to the parish' of Tumut. . . ' * * * Jack Moriarty . was the. name given by a man who was charged at -the Central Summons Court- on' Wednes day with an infringement ;of the- Railway Copimissibner's 'bylaws ihy-, isellingr - a-.titicket without , au|ioritjr]iilo:;W^.|iani RiD^jford;;v|^|3TOdeiice:jpye'n secuJ^SV ^nd'^otihers :-Fas;that .®J,animjry^-§^titerdweHt*9 ;«ee''Mpna^\:'*tf''''''i'y.'...
District News. COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
! District News. | COOMA. [From the Express.] Pooh old Paddy M'Fadden has again been 'biffed' out of his pension by police reports alleging di inking. If the nolice were 'biffed' out for drunkenness and shameful conduct, we know more than one of those officers on Monaro who should have had their coats taken off them long since. * $ * The sum of ^'40 has been granted for expenditure on pat ching up the Cooina Police Barracks. * * # The lads who were so severely — and cruelly — sentenced to two mouths imprisonment by the Delegate Bench, for having set fire to the grass in the show, ground, Delegate, are to be re leased after doing one month. This mitigation of release .has been brought about by the in tercession of Mr. Miller, M.L.A. * * * More than one half of the Commoners resident within the Commons boundary' in Cooma have been left off the new com moners' roll. There'll be trouble over it for the Trustees, we are afraid. * * * The parents of pupils at tending the half-time school ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
SALE ! SALE ! SALE ! ® fr:|^:jKI^~fpr»:j;:i;.;jt:^^ ??^*'-J *''?*/' ^'%°^'\j^^?'^*J^''^^M/*\t^'^/ilM^^^\t^'M^*°^'-J/l'^^'*-l^*l/^ I Hit ^lyrMii MrV-'w^r^'^^M STILL OjhVSTILli ON. EVERYDAY! ETEEYDAY! EYEEYDA^ We Befunclito Cash FnTchaseYs ~oT ''Nw^iJl^H Drapery', Boots, Clothing, Millinery, j|^|H| JJs— £ Prices Knocked on the Head in All Departments ! Thousands of Remnants at Half Price ' -\_ — . Bargains for €a$i) Bargains for €a$b | IN ALL DEPARTMENTS IN ALL DEPAE.TMENTS1 EVERYDAY! EYERY DAY! I^C Groceries, Ironmongery, Furniture, etc., at Sale PriceB r^-^*pA . N.B.— Our Watch Competition for Boys and Girls closes THURSDAY, 26th 1NST. T^J| P. C. HIIiIi & SON, Qncai|peyajn. \j CHAS. BUEN, I MOMARO STREET, QUEANBEVAN. .M «W-E8TABUSHliD 1689J ^^^^^ -M A Splendid Assortment of Summer Goods in Stock. t| Latest Fashi6ns. Perfect Fit. Good Workmanship. jj Unequalled in the District ? I Prices to Suit Everyone. 1 1 Cyclists : A Hatch Cbi$ space. (pP E. HOLLAND Builder and ' _ ; Cto...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
BRAIDAVOOD. [Prom our Kichangn.) On Sunday before last a memorial service was held in St. Andrew's Church of England in connection with the recent death of the Rev. J. S. Dobson. ^ * ?*? Braidwood and Jembaicumbene cricketers met in a friendly match on the reo, the former winning by 85 runs on the first innings — 153 to 68. ^.For Braidwood Cook scored 60. In the second innings of Jem baicumbene, 125 was scored for the loss of seven wickets — W. Adams 67 not out. * * * An inquiry was held by the P.M. touching the death of a child, Edith Ella Aybury, two years old, whose parents reside near Nerriga. The P.M. found that the deceased died from natural causes of a choleraic nature, probably caused by eating blackberries. * * * The Redbank dredge has had a satisfactory trial run. Mr. Charles Deudney has been appointed dredge master. * * . * At the police Court, before the P.M., George S. McCrae sued Jas. Turobull for -^io for the sale of a cow which was diseased. The P. M. held that the d...
District News. GUNDAROO. [BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.] CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
I District News. GUNDi&OO. IBv Oo» Bpbcial reporter.) - 0BIOXBT StATOS. On Saturday last, on the local oval, Ginninderra and Gun daroo Yearns met, when the' home team scored a win on the first inniugs by. 30 runs. In their second innings Gun daroo had made 161 for eight wickets when stumps were drawn. '' - For Gundaroo Clifton played sterling cricket, contributing 33 and 85 respectively. McDonald (13) and Mannel (12) got into double figures in Gundaroo's first innings, .and Lake (ir) was the only other player in the second innings to get into doubles. Gininderra had hard luck in opening their first innings, T. Gribble going out fora duck — an altogether unusual occur ence. Heazlett (not out, 20) and McFeater (16) were the principal run-getters. Heazlett played a gcod uphill game, and might have saved the situ ation had Southwell managed to hold his stumps up. For Gundaroo, Clifton and Manuel bowled well. In Gundaroo's first innings, W. Gribble put up a bowling record by secu...
TARAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
TARAGO. [From Our Exchanges.) Mr. Samuel Snow, who for the past ten years has been in Tarago, and who is leaving the district for Glen Innes, was tendered a farewell social on Monday night. Mr. David Wyatt and family in tend taking their departure from amongst us at an early . date. Mr. Wyatt, who lias carried Tin fafming . and dairying on a large scale, in tends giving up this business and living in Gosford, where he has secured a valuable property. Mr. Jas. Wii^^SBforthe pan six weeks has 'MJLajB ill in the Braid wood Hospita^with typhojd fever, is improving, and should spou be amongst us again. * * * / Mr.- Timothy O'Leary was taken to the Goulburn Hospital on Wed nesday suffering from erysipelas. * * * The shooting season opened on Lake Bathurst on Wednesday, and from reports several good bags if ducks have been secured . The cor. - tinued dry weather is playing sad havoc with the lake, which at one time was a beautiful sheet of water, but is now only a number of lsgoons hard to...
MR. FLANAGAN'S DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
n ruutABura sipaxtubs. Mr. J. Flanagan, who Jias been on Bywong Station for aearlya quarter of a century, is leaving this part of tbe.country ; and on Satur day night the meeting .room at the Sutton Hotel was crowded, wten the matter of giving him a suitable send-off was discussed Mr. Prank Williams was votea to the chair, *nd'i-nefly explained that Mr. Flanagan, Who had been manager' 'pi .Bywong for /nany years, was ?eavjug their midst, fend hcwBsajnan^vho had teamed the greatest respect of all who tori Jraowa Inm. ^he meeting was. called to consider what fora the: fltoiement should lake. ? Mr. S. Rowley moved, and Mr. :A- ' JF . ? . Dbnri seconded ; ' That ? eom%ftt«e be formed to organise the fepveineni for a testimonial.'— UrM. f . .Mr. Gebi Reid was elected secre7 tary. ?** The following gentlemen were then elected iis a committee: Messrs A, tueas; F; Buttj S: Rowley, W. Buttj F. Williams, A. F. Dunn, A. Coleman, Jos. Reid, J. Rowley, T. A4 Lake, and S.- F- Anderson (Queanbeyan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
Queanbeyan Licks the ;: TTCfoiirt for ffnlrn --*- ? There re always Sales it's Woodger Bros.' Fault ! THEY STARTED BUSINESS, Reduced the Prices, and- collared the Bulk' of the Custom of the District, and all the others are after-; ? — — them ? with Sales! Sales! Sales! There were Resolving Sales that didn't Resolve, And. Dissolving Sales that didn't Dissolve, There are Discount .and Fancy Sales — Ne'er was the like seen in New South Wales ! If s Woodger Bros. Fault ! ® . ? They Brought the Prices Down ! — ®®&- -. Their Absolutely Genuine CLEAKANCE SALE OF GROCERY and Hardware IS -A- MABYBL ! Come and Buy and Save Money. WOODGEE BEOS. V frrirrrni Merchants and Importers, QUEANBEYAN. Before You Get Married rh£il^7«™^s'ym- The Charming Bride We want to interest you in our ' YOU'IX CAU. YOUR OWN' Wedding Outfits. Will be delighted with your Ward We furnish Wedding Suits robe At 50/, 60/, 70/, and upwards. If tailored by us; Call or write us for Patterns. They come to You Free. C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 14 February 1905
A Bazaar In aid of ST. GREGORY'S CHURCH DEBT, will be held in the Temperance Hall, During Show Week. A MEETING of LADIES in connection 1~\- therewith will, take place at the Presbytery on Wednesday Ajthr kocit, at 3 o'clock. J. P. HYLAND. Preliminary Notice. J. H. Richardson Will Commence Business about the First Week in March, in the FEDERAL ^CHAMBERS, Monsro Street, Queanbeyan, AS A ' Hairdresser & Tobacconist. He will Block, all Smokers' Requisites. - Bartering »t «rttny Prtoel. AUCTION SALE. Thos. Maxwell XT*Si«£ired inrtruebwu io *tH br 14. ^blicXuctjon^jai THURSDAY *EXT,tttMNST ^ * Bt?oW0-±, 5a|lerino^^rLarb»
MICHELAGO. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
MICHELAGO. [From our Correspondent.) CBICEET. An enjoyable game of cricket was played on Saturday Jast, for the Goggin Cup, on the local wicket, and resulted in a win for the Micbe lago boys by eight wickets and one run. v . When tlie players retired for dinner to West's Hotel, theganiewas in Bredbo's favor, but on the return of the local boys to the wickets the aspect was soon changed. Scores were as under : Bredbo— First Innings. A. K. Cosgrove, c C. riggott.b Reeves 45 J. Jones, l.b.w., b Reeves ... ... 5 Williams, c Reeves, b I'iggott ... o F. Muir, h.o.w.i b I'iggott ? 6 E. Parker, c W. Ryrie, b Reeves ... 3 L. Clifford, run out ? 12 E. McMahou, c Coniniins, b l'iggott 1 1'. Cost'roi'c, b Piggott ? o J. McGrogan, b Reeves ? 5 H. De Salis, not out ? is J. Cosgrove, c T. Kelly, b Piggett ... 8 Sundries ... ' ? 8 Total ? in Second Innings. J. Jones, b J. Commins ? o F. Muir, b V. Commins .:. ... o L. Clifford, c Ryrie, b Reeves ... 14 A. R. Cosgrotfe, l.b.n-., b Reeves ... 92 H. D...
Salmagundi [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
oaimagundi By.} CutlcUTJ In returning thanks at the de claration of the. municipal poll, Mr. Moore poured ont the vials of his' wrath oil The' Leaser, aud among other scathing re marks suggested the possibility of it -ronuing v.'hite .hot and coiisuming-itself for the want of oil. Now, might I humbly correct what Ldoubt not is only a mistake, aud with, all . due deference, inform Mr. Moore— and lots of other people — that The Leader is not a machine but a real live child of the peo ple, healthy aud sound, with sufficient energy of its own to generate joint oil for . every limb of its \&&y. Of course, The Leader is onl y in its in fancy, and iufant ills may necessitate the use of some in ternal o51, but 1'venture to say ' cod liver ' will not be re quired. Then again, if ah ex ternal, oil should ever be needed, it will not ^be ' Palm ' oil. Really, I fail to see why Mr. Moore should get vexed wherr'ouly an appareut fact is stated. Then, as he himself admits, the truth...
Show Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
fihov Sauor. txcdlcnt siiecMtloul TehcxiibmlUed tp the luftf ? ™ci.t:-li*id«lV\oo,/grnl»)iIng*«-«t«ll»,:iiua; pthttl-pd3i8TCCoiBiiieupcH jip BCtivtcanyssspi1 1h^ district.- Hr«.'Slackiiliai«8'*rtnj!p(-otolnl ,r«ldcnt,*IlM J3;W(ftb*ccrctnry, sod ifisstcc mdUie*«vrJ.l-.ayl«bdireasiirjH-i..1 ? .- ? '.
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday, 5. p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday, 5- P-m. 1*t the Arbitration case before the Higii Court regarding preference to unionist labor, judgment was deferred. The case.against T. M. Slattery further remaiitf ed for a week. Owing to complicated accounts the Full Court has ordered a solicitor to fill full accounts and produce books. 1? or chaff there is a slightly better in quiry. Good demand for lucerne ; maize quiet ; batter heavily stocked. LOKDON, Wednesday. In the Imperial Parliament the Opposi tion emphasised the necessity for an im mediate appeal to the couiiti-v on the fiscal question. Mr-. Balfour ridiculed the suggestion while the Govemment Las an effective majority. ISakharoff Teports having repulsed tlie lapanesc after a desperate fight it 'Mon- shirpu. ' ? ' . .?.;:- Japanese' naval, staff state that' colh'ers' witli the Baltic fleet will be sunk regard less of uationaliry. i . - » ,.f , Forty^ix ,men liavc been hanged at Warsaw for participating -in the recent disturbances. -j: ? '...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
Cattle. Best medium and lightweight beef was worth to alrout 22s pdr loolb., with heavy beef cheaper. Best bullocks made from /9/15, extra to jfio 12s 6d, good from £B los, me dium from £jUsl. Best co»-s from £1 los, extra to £&, g&od from £6 15s, medium from £6, others lower. Among the sales effected were :— Nanania Station, Yass, 36 bullocks 4.6 ,£6 los, average £6 os 4d. None forward.
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
Sheep. At Mondav's Homebush Sales, the supply proved to le within the demand, causing strong bidding and values to hold firm at last dav's improved rates. Crossbred w'cUicrsi one lot, 15/3. Best crossbred ewes to 15/5, good I.]s6d, few at 12/7. Best merino wethers to 16s 7d, good iSstolEs, medium from 14s, light from 13s. Best merino ewes to 15s 2d, medium 9s 6d, others from 7s. Among Uie sales effected were : — Gai-nock Eros., Cooma, 138 wethers at ids 6d, 9 at 1. -is nd. 12s et 15s cd.
HIDDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
mXBMDf. In the white flower of her heart So much of honey lies,' I wonder me the golden bee Its sweets doth not surmise. On the red blossom of her mouth So much of beanty shows, I wonder why no butterfly Mistakes it for a rose. 0 folded flowers of mouth and heart ! O cruel maid and fair I Nor butterfly, nor bee, cor I, May know the sweetness there. — M. Sullivan.
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
Wool. The market continues very firm for all grades of merino wool and fine croisbreds. Coarse crossbreds arc a little easier. Lambs1 wool conliifues to meet with a S[ e.ial inquiry, Sne crossbred lambs' wool in particular being much sought after. As usual at this time of the vear, the cata logues are largely made, up of skirty, heavy-conditioned, and unattractive par cels. .Scoured wools are selling very well, even the faulty grades are quite un-' nffeclcd by the decline at the close of the London sales, pieces, bellies, locks, and stained ail selling at remunerative values. Prices for greasy ranged up to n^d, scoured to 2oXd. Among the lots sold were -. — CREASY. HA ever Yets, 22 bales at 8d. ? EJ over Glenwood, 6 bales at 9% A, UcB (in block) over Woodburn over Yass, 4balesat9^d, MJ over Snowy River, 10 bales at 8,J^d.