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Latest War News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Latest War News. Dense massees of the enemy's in fantry were pulverised by the Rus sian artillery at Belimoff. The Ger mans desperately strove to penetrate the Russian lines, and fierce bayonet and hand-to-hand fights continued until the Russians, who had been re inforced, charged with the bayonet, and not a single German who had entered their trenches survived. The advance of the Turks on Egypt was well planned by the Ger man officers. Their mistake seems to have been in filling the soldiery with false notions about the British pow ers of resistance. The Allies have progressed at Massiges, Beaunejour, Altkirch, and Bagatelle. There has been §harp fighting in the Bethune-La Bassee region. Britain France, apd Russia- have agreed to joint financial action in order - to prosecute the war to final victory. A British aeroplanie flying over Zeebrugge suddenly dived and sank a German submarine by dropping bombs. The airman escaped.
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1915. Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
WITH WHICH ARN YNCOItPORATED QUSANBETAN TiMES, BENGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1915. Current Topics. Ministers Vindicated.-TIe ugly rumours -which were re cently current respecting Mi -isters and members of Parlia ment having been bribed in or der to ensure the passing of the. Wheat Acquisition Bill have. been made the subject of an official inquiry, with the-result that, by the report of .the de tective employed to investigate the matter,' the allegation has been disproved. That officer declares that he is satisfied be yond doubt, that no money had been paid to` any Minister or member of the Legislative As sembly by any person or'per sons in the Coolamon district in' connection with~ the passing of the Act. That is satisfactory as far as it goes. It is bad enough to be saddled with op pressive and spoliatory legis. lation without having at the same time to believe that it has been placed on the statute-book by corrupt practices. Until cer tain sensat...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Tennisk Surrow and Gininderra played their return match on the. Sutton court on Saturday last, the game resulting in a win for Sutton by 8 sets 54 games to, 2 sets 84 games. Ap pended-are the scores - P. Pidgeon and F. Smith v. W, and A O'Brien. 6.2. P. Pidgeon and Miss Rowley v. W. O'Brien and Misa Curran; 6.2. J.-Dunn and B. Cartwright v. C. Hollings. worth and S. O'Brien, 6-5. J. Dunn and B. CartwrightV. C. Hollings worth and A. O'Brien, 5-6. - J. Cartwright and F. Murphy v. J. Butler and J. Hollingsworth, 6.0. J. Cartwright and F. Murphy v. J. Butler and S. O'Brien, 6.3. .F Smith-and'Miss A. Murphy v' J. Hold iingisworth and Miss Smith, 1.6. Miss M. Murphy and Miss Rowley v. Miss O'Brien and miss Smith, 6 2. Miss Rowley and Miss A. Murphy v. Miss Curran and Miss Flower. 6-4. Misses.M. and A. Murphy v. Miss O'Brien and Miss Flower, 6.4.
DISTRICT HOSPITAL MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
DISTRICT HOSPITAL MONTHLY MEETING. THE first monthly meeting of the newly-elected committee of manage ment of the Queanbeyan District Hospital was held in the board room of the institution on Friday afternoon. Present :lessrs. R. R. Hethering ton (President in the chair), E. E. WVicks,_ C. T. Campbell, Fallick, Gale, S. J. Ryan, Moore, Wood ward, Revs. G. H. -Hirst, D. C. Hughes and the secretary, W. A. Deans. The minutes of the previous meet ing were confirmed on the motion of Messrs. Campbell and Woodward, Correspondence Was read, received and dealt with as follows. From Miss R. H. Taylor asking the committee for two weaks, pay ment for the relieving cook employed during her absence on holidays. Resolved to comply with the re quest on the motion:of Mr. Wicks. From Mr. J. B. Young enclosing cheque for £5, £3 donation, for him self and £2 for Mrs. Young. Mr. Young is to be thanked for his bandso.2e donation. From Mr. V. H. Lyneham, mana ger of the British Picture Co., stating that h...
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
The Markets. A further record was made for greasy merino wool at the Sydney wool sales last week, the price being carried to 154d. The sales included :-Horse Park, Gininderra, 26 w at 10id, 18 e at 10d, 8 zbd at 111d; K ,(in. dia.), Mt. Cassidy, Mlichelago, 10 w h and a at 10d; Wl/Fairvale. Qaeanbeyan, 6-h at 104d, 15.e at 0}d; C. in triangle, Ginin derra, 57 1st cor a at 10d, 27 1st com w at lid, 17 let-con eat 101d, 222nd at 10d, 34 1st at 101d, soft, fine good length, slightly dusty; EIC, Gininderra, 22 is corn w at 1ld, 7 1st corn w at 104d, well grown, useful quality, few burs. There were 2163 cattle and 41,502 sheep, including 7525 lambs, sold at the Homebnsh sala yards on Thursday. Prime sheep and cattle were in very strong demand, but all descriptions of lambs were cheaper. Values for prime cattle at times advanced 5e to 10s per head. Sales included:- Sheep- T. Booth, Gunning, 68 w 14/1, 5 x wethers 21/, S0 wethers 18/8; E. G. Crace, 338 w 14/0, 117 12/1 to 12/10, 25 1116; J...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Anthony Herderns' Half-Yearly From Mon., Jan. 25th, 1915, to Tues., Feb. 16th, 1915 Is the Shopping Event of the Season, and will save you sovs. Send for SALE CATALOGUE post free on request. Anthony Hordern & Sons, Ltd. Only Universal Providers New Palace Emporium f!! Brickfield Hill, Sydney Always on hand, PRIM1YOHAFF, ,, MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, ete. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. All Produce Bought and Sold for Cash. Rlghestr~a'shl Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's. Monaco-st., Qucanbeyan. Model Carriage Factory. SULKIES BUILT from £15. PAINTED from 358 ALL Classes of Vehicles Built, Painted or Exchanged. Tyres and Axles all sizes In etoek. Second-hand Sulkies and Spring Onkt on hand. Tyros and Ironwork re hewed at Shortest notice. Quality, Work manship, Attention, Guiaranteed. Ws WOODFIELD, Coach Painter, MON...
A Patriotic Sermon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
A Patriotic Sermon. Not the least amongst the efforts which have been made to awasen a spirit of patriotism in the breasts of the young men of the Common wealth of Australia have been the appeals from the pulpits of the vari= ous churches. Notably the Bishop of Bathurst has been prominent and outspoken in this direction. Here in. Queanbeyan on Sunday evening last, a sermon was preached which was calculated to stir to their inmost depths the hearts of the congrega tion who were privileged to hear it. The preacher was the Rev. D. C. Hughes. Mr. Hughes has on pre' vious occasions delivered some out spoken addresses from the, various pulpits within his charge on the sub ject of the unparalleled war now raging on the European Continent. But on Sunday night he excelled himself. Taking for his text the fol lowing passage from 2 Samuel, X., 12, "Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God: and the Lord do that which seemeth him good"', he, by wa...
PRESENTATION FROM FIREMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
PRESENTATION FROM FIREMEN. On Saturday night at Hungerford's Victoria Hotel, the members of the Fire Brigade met for the purpose of making a presentation to Mr. Laud, who left that night for Sydney, where he is to be married to-morrow to Miss Bratten. The Mayor, Alderman R. Moore, J. P., presided, and said it was indeed a pleasure for him to be among them that night, and feltsure-their captain would appreciate the present they were about to make him. After the loyal toast had been honored, he called upon Mr. Alfred Lazarus, J.P., to propose the health of Captain Land. In doing so Fireman Lazarus said it 'was a source of pleasure for him to submit the toast of the evening and to also be present at the function. He felt sure Captain Land would appreciate their wedding gift, not for itsintriusic worth, but for the spirit in which it 'was "given. Captain Land carried the unanimous good wishes of his brother firemen for hmself and future bride's health and happiness. Fireman Dunshea, in ...
Federal Capital. PROPOSED SEWAGE SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Federal Capital. PROPOSED SEWAGE SYSTEM. THa Commonwealth Public Works Committee on Tuesday heard evi- t dence on various sewerage systems, with a-view to arriving at a decision as to which would be the best sys tem for installation in the Federal Capital. Joseph Davis, Director-General of Public Works in New South Wales, said that to make use of sewage was a different matter from merely dis posing of sewage in the bestand cheapest way. The method adopted in Birmingham was as nearly perfect as possible. It combined the bio logical with a purification system. To make the biological or septic sys tem effective was eqtirely a matter of cost. The climate of Australia was very good for septic action.- The septic system would be suitable for Canberra. He wanted to point out that the board insisted on the land treatment of sewage after it passed through the tanks and filter, beds. before it was allowed to pass into the sea. By Mr. Storey : There was no nuisance or danger connected with the...
PENTECOST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Y E N- T E C 0 S '1. By PASTOR RUSSELL. Text: "When He ascended up on High, He led a multitude of captives" (Epli. iv. 8). It is appropriate, began the Pastor, that on the anniversary of Pentecost we should 'have well in mind what we celebrate. It was preceded by the anniversary of our Lord's ascension. In one sense of the word, our Lord Jesus ascended at His re surrection from the dead; for then He left the '.-run:an- nature and the tomb for the Divine nature and immortality. He tar tied, however, for forty days after His re surrection. that He might establish and in atrurt His Apostles. . THE O'EtTECOSTAL BLESSLNOS, After the forty days, during which He ' as invisibly present with His deciples ex cept on the occasions when He manifested Himself for a few moments, our Lord as cended to Heaven. Ten days afterwards, the Holy Spirit came upon the waiting .IIeo~chold of Faith. The outpouring of lhe Spirit evidenced to them that they were jostilicil freely from all things through t! e m...
Presentations to Ald. H. T. Land. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Presentations to Ald. H. T. Land. ON Friday night at the Royal Hotel the Mayor, Aldermen, and Council's officers assembled for the purpose of making a presentation to Alderman Land on the occasion of his approach ing marriage. The tables presented an inviting apparance, being laden with a boun tiful supply of light refreshments and a liberal flow of liquid stimulants helped to make the function all the more enjoyable and pleasant. Alderman Richard Moore the vet eran Mayor of our Council, presided, and in his opening remarks wished Alderman Land every success. in the step he was about to take. It was a pleasure for him to preside over such a gathering, seeing that he had known Alderman Land from a boy who had in manhood come into the limelight of public life. He would like to see others follow his example, and mentioned that he had gone to school with Alderman Land's grandmother. The toast of "The King" having deen honored, The Mayor called upon Alderman Woodward (Mayor-elect) to pro...
Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 9 February 1915
Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B A. Lanadowna, Goulburu). The weather has been ias we fore casted. ..The` present. spell of heat a'bit trying foi some crops, "out just'the thing for tomatoes, etc., and wvill also give color and flavoi to fruit. " Keeping the surface loose and. clean is the chief factor.. in successful growth during hot, ary I weather. In orchards, especially, on no account should crops of weedls be allowed. They rob the trees, and, if not ploughed hi, the soil also. Apply water, to the roots, not over the surface. Three-fourths of the water used is only waste. Fodder is certain to be dear during winter, and the giower who has good sup plies will be on the safe side. All available lind should' be cropped, or prepared for cropping. A repetition of January :weather is likely-mon soonal ` rains, thunderstorms, and squalls, with intervening cold snaps and sea-breoze.' Be sure that all drains, roofs etc., are in . order. Early frosts threaten. KITCHEN 'GARDEN. S...
COOTAMUNDRA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
COOrTAMUNDRA RACES. THa: annual meeting- of the -Coota mundra=Race Club opened on Wed nesday.i infine weather. 'Although it was windy and consequently dusty there was a good attendance. Gun daroo horses had the hardest of hard luck, Elvira's Daughter just being. pipped by a nose in the Opening Handicap and Queen May being beaten by a head by St. Nita in the Cup. -:Santiago won the Jindalee Handicap. Yesterday,,- Elvira's Daughter wotn-the O'Donnell Handi cap. -
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
SThe Markets. Harrison Jones & Devlin, Limited offered at auction on Wednesday 10th. instant, a 6atalogue of 1453 bales, which . included several good to superior clips and a few lots of good station scoured. The action of the Commonwealth Government. stopping the shipment of wool to America at the close of last week has debarred some of the strongest supporters of the market from operating, and as a result wools suitable for the United States have suffered.. On the whole, how ever, competition has been sustained with remarkable vigor and. while values -have suffered to a small extent the level is still attractive, At auction and privately we sold 1727. bales. At the wool sales on Monday and Tuesday American buyers did not compete. Cross breds were a shade dearer. Sales included: JFM, Queanbeyan, 11 AA w at 121d, 20 A w at lid; Gordon, JRF, Werriwa, Bungen dore, 17 AA at 11?d, 6 AA at 101d, 14 A at 10d, 9 A eat lid; PRB, Bungendore, 9 w at 104d, 8 e 10id. There was a decided...
AINSLIE v. HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
AINSLIS v. HALL. When these teams met in the first round on the Ainslie wicket it was remarkable for the manner in which Hall failed to score. The highest scorer on their aide was G. Southwell with 5, the total number of runs hit off the bat for the side was 17. On Saturday last Hall were fully deter. mined that such a downfall would not occur again and in the hopes of getting a " bit of their own back" they awaited the arrival of Ainslie with a very strong team. Knowing this Ainslie brought their strongest team with them and the large number of spect. ators looked and hoped for big things. Nor were they disappointed as the match proved to be something above the- average and splendid play was witnessed with both bat and ball. 'though the fielding on both sides was at times not up to the usual stan. dard each eleven are to be complimented on their play. As was expected by both clubs the game was a draw. which just goes to prove how really absurd it is to expect two good teams when th...
Meat Seizure. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Ileat Sezirez'. Sydney, Friday. Ar. the instance'of the Imperial author. ~ities~ a Bill ' authorising: the: Govern. mont; to- seize .the whole of, themeat supply of New South Wales was passed by -both: houses" of .the N.S.W Parlia merit. Weddings.on the programme,. de. spite the war. New Zealand girls: are refusing sweethearts and hus bands of young omenh who will .not' either volunteer or do good work for the country :nd • Empire'_while:e re iait?ing at home. They :mayia be good patriots in doing either ::but the loafer crowd should be Idespisedi; and will be-until they are forced to the front.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
T. P. MAXWOELL & 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. M R. J. S. DAVISON, L.D.S.,. DENTAL SURGEON, 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 so. cond and fourth Wednesday in each moalth. Gundaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMPBELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own homes. Terms, very moderate. TEL. 50. M. JOHNSTON, Manageress. HOSPITAL VISITING COMMITTEE FOR FEBRUARY. MEssns. A. II. CoLLETT AND W. E. GALE Protestant Hall, Quaiebeyan. Wednesday,. 17th F:ibruary, 1015. SGRAND CONCERT, ` .BY UHILDREN, In aidc of Methodist Church - Funds. -: D:oors opel 7.30.'...