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Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Wpo! sales. MESSRS. W?raUcoMBE, CARnso AND Co,, re port by wire :-We sold 6,000 bales of wool' on Wednesday. The market was very strong. Among tue sales were :-Mrs. Henry Daw son's, Armidale, 12d; Mill's Rye Park, llid; Sohraser's, Waleha, llid ; Elliott's, Castle Doyle, lld ; Chapman's, Armidale, 11d ; Hatton's, Beaufort, 11d ; Barton's, Frog more, llid ; Norris', Wheoo, lid ; Green. land's? Uralla, lid ; Green's, Walcha, lid ; Rogerson's, Bealufort, lld ; Reid's, Wool brook, lid ; Golland's, Wallabadah, 10fd ; Holding's, Bookham, 10)d; and several other lots at equally good prices. At the wool sales on Monday, the following local lots were sold :-D L over Lumley, Bungen dore, 11 at 84d, 23 at 91d, 12 pieces at 7-d, 4 b at 1"d, 4 at 21d. On Tuesday among the sales were ;-C/Neston, Gundaroo, 9 at 93d, 5 at 911 ; J Din diamond, over Bywong 12 at 91d, 10 at 9;d, 13 at 8d, 49 at 8}d, 24 at 8jd, 12 at 6}d, 11 at 5?d, 6 at 2J4.
A Girl Shot Dead. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
A Girl Shot Dead. A ssooiBI~ tragedy took place on Wednesday night t t errilble ale railway platform, four miles from Werris OGreel. About Q o' look a girlnamed Hebblewhite was at work in the kitohen, when someone fired a shot from a gun through the window, the charge passing through her head, and killing her almost instantly. The police are investigating the matter, but so far no arrests have been made. The victim of the tragedy was a step-daugh. ter ofa ftettler named Ball residing at Ter. rible Vale, and was 16 years qf ige. The girl expired in 10 minutes. An inquest was to be held yesterday,
A Boiler Bursts. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
A Boiler Bursts. Ta Dnews was received by a special wire at the AoE office yesterday afterncon of a terrible disaster, wi ich took place on the H. M. S. Wallaroo that morn ;:g just off Montague IslaLd, near Bodalia. The in formation yet to hand is very meagre, and there is very littr'e more known than that there was a boiler explosion on beard which resulted in the death of 43; men. The Wal laroo left Sydney at 6. 10 p.m, on Sunday, December 27, in conipany with H.M.S. Tauranga. Her destination was said to be Hobart via Jervis Bay. In these days of changes, however, it is difficult at present to state exactly where the ship was going. On most of the pnho buildings in Sydney and on vessels in Port Jackson yesterday afternoon flags were lowered to half-mast on receipt of the news. LATER.- It now transpires that a mis take was made in the signal from the Wallaroo stating that 43 men were killed, and this morning we have received a message announcing that only four men were killed, and ...
The Test Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
The Test Match. THE second test oiicket match was oonoluded in Melbourne on Tuesday, resulting in a win for the Englishmen by 185 runs. Heavy rain which fell on Monday night left the wicket practically under water, and play was not resumed till 3.25 the following day, The Englishmen, who had lost f?ve wi.ket, for 74,only added 29 more to the spore of which Tyldesley was responsible for 62. With 297 required to win, the Australians had an al. most impossible task, considering the state of the wicket. A good start was made, but, there was a collapse, and the innings termin. ated for 111. In the course of the match Rhodes achieved a record, by taking' 15 Wipkets for 124 runs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
_ASK rOR PLUG OR CUT, In Air.tight Tins. Try " Y.D." Mixture. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. Th " Distribution of STERLING SILVER KEYLESS WATCHES in return for 100 MASCOTTE TAGS has proved a Great Success. This plan will soon be discontinued, therefore send in you . 'Tags to avoid disappointment. A SILVER WATCH IN RETURN FOR 100 MASCOTTE TAGS. BOOMERANG BRANDY. . A NOURISHING and BENEFICIAL ST1MULANT, Obtainable from all Wine and Spirit Merchants and Hotels. IN BOTTLES, FLASKS AND HALF-FLASKS, :.BOOMERANG WHISKY IS :DISTILLED UNDER TEE SUPERVISION of the FEDERAL, EXCISE DEPARTMENT, Which is a Gurantee of its Purity. W: ELCO ME.. N.UG GET. TOB AO 0 S : THE BEST AMERICA PRODUCES S Obtainable in Plugs, anid ut in 2oz,. and 4oz Tin,
District News. Bungendore. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
District News. Bungendore. (From Our Corrrepoe.icnt) AT a social, !told in the Temperence Hall on New Year's Night in aidt of the local band, nearly ninety couples were present. The net proceeds amount to nearly £9. Com'laiuts are stiil ?e;ng mad" of the caterpiilar nuisan e. The pest has no., attacked the stoo"e aii1 stacks of wheat. A pretty wedlin?. took place in St. Paul's Church of England, R dforn, Sydney, on December 30. Rev Cauno liotca performed the marriage cer.,mony betw cen Miss Berta Pollack, fifth daughter of Mr. and Mrs Rob ort Pollack of this town, to Mr. Charles Augustus Victor Checkland, England. The bride was beautifully gown.-d ii cream silk voile, over cream silk, handrsonely trimmed with applique and umdallions, and horizon. tally tucked all over, transparent yoke and doop' cuffs of cream lace. She wore a wreath and fall, and carried a shower boquet of choice white flowers with long streamers of white ribbon. She also wore the bride. gloom's gift of two brooche...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1904. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
WITH WHICH ARL INCORPORLTED Qneanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror Captain's Flat Miner. " FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1904. Local and General. WAi imminent. RuesIA and Japan may "proclaim war - at any moment. .TH Illawarra by-election takes place to morrow. Mn. E. W. O'SuLLzIVAN has resumed his Ministerial duties: IMPORTANT notice by the Taxation Depart ment in this -issue. LONDON BRIDGE property to be submitted to auction to-morrow fortnight. THE heavy rain of last week has placed all fears of bushfires at rest for a while. THU polling for the Ryde by-election has been fixed for Saturday, January 23rd. AT Booroomba the grass is.yet quite green and not the slightest fear of bnahfires is entertained. Ur till the first of the month over 30,000 bags of wheat had been received at the Temora railway station. STE State Treasurer, Mr. Waddell, has returned-to Sydney after spending holidays in the neighbourhood of Lake George. TaH maize crops in this district are thriv ing since the recent rain, and w...
Reduction of Members. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Reduction of Mlembers. THa returns of the votes reoorded in aon. neotion with'the ]eduotion of Members Bill show the following results ;-For 90 mom-. bere, 206,273 ; for 100 members, 13,316; for 125 members, 63,175 ; iinformal, 41,484; total, 824,244 . In the Eden-Monaroeletor. ate the voting wassas follows ,-For 90. members, 4,843 ; for 100 members, 350 ; for 125 members, 1,353; informl 621; total. ',167. In this eletodrate Lth-r-i-e re, 22,320; voters, so thiot it miny be seena that soaroely one-third voktd. .
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, JANUARY 10. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
SUNDAY, JANUAPY 10. Church of England Queanbeyan-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Burra-3 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Minister. Canberra--ll a.m. Lanyon-3 30 p.m. REV, P. G. SMITH, M.A. Roman Catholic Queanbeyan-Maus 11 a.m. and devotions 7.30 p.m. REV. R. COLLENDER, Priest. Preabyterian Qusanbeyan-Fellowship Association, 10 a.m. Gundaroo--ll a.m. Oanberra-3 p.m. Queanbeyan-7 30 p.m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister-in-Charge. Methodist Queanbeyan-ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Supply Wattle Park--ll a.m. Mr. G. Southwell. 7 p.m. Mr. Samson Southwell. Woodfield-3 p.m. Messrs. E. Davis, G. Shu mack, and N. Southwell. Majura-3 p.m. Mr. (. Southwell. Rev. W. STEWART, Minister.
Captain's Flat. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Captain's Flat. (From Our Correspondent) 'NEW YEAR's DAY :-" It is a poor heart t: at never rejoices," is an old proverb, and very often requires little verification. The Xmas holidays were allowed to pass by in our town without the quintessence of a demonstration to show that the festival season was at hand. Without a doubt it was the quietest Xmas known for many a year on the Flat. The few old hands remaining felt the situation keenly, and over a few " pints " participated in by them the - conversation would often go back to by-gone years and Xmases and their happenings. Exclamations of "'I wonder where So-and-o80 is to-night," were numerous Then again many who interested themselves in promoting amusements hero for the Xmas holidays are now scattered from one end to the other of the States and others have left the country altogether. However to avoid a total aberration occurring, a few formed themselves into a committee to promote a day's amusement for New Year's Day, and which to...
Tragedy at Waterloo. A MAN KILLS HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Tragedy at Waterloo. A MAN KILLS IIS WIFE. EARLY on Monday morning a dreadful tragedy ,as enacted at No 7 7 Bctany-street Waterloo. The house is a four roomed cottage and has for about eight months been occupied by .1 ames Mineham, his wife, Florence \lary Minaharn, and their 16 months-old daabhter. Miineham, who earned his livelihoo I as a dealer, had always been regarded by his neighbours as a quie t, inuoffeasivo man when not under the influence of liquor ; but unfortunately hoindulged in occasional drinking bouts, when be some tim&lt;'s became violent, and treated his w fe with cruelty, for which he invariably ex pressed sincere regret when again in his normal condition. Ordinarily, the relations of the couple, according to the testimony of neighbours, were of quite a happy character. About a fortnight ago, however, Minehan began drinking very heavily, and remained in an almost continuous state of intoxication. During this period he was occasionally in a very quarrelsome...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
The Storyteller. 'Ae ooue o the $urle$ $idse. CHAPTER 1. Although his allowance was a small one and his salary at the bank where he was a clerk was smaller still, the beautiful French. woman, who had apparently very little notion of the value of money, had appeared quite content, and had agreed to his proposal that they should start housekeeping in a small flat in an unfashionable neighbourhood. At first things went on pleasantly enough Madame, though perhaps a little less amiable at home than she was abroad, was still charming, accepting graoiously and gratefully her young husband's devotion, and managing her own little income and his with what at first looked like infinite intelligence. For the home was always beautiful, comfortable, luxurious, well ordered, the table was well served, and the rooms were bright and pretty with dainty lamps and fragrant flowers, Gradually however it was revealed to him that there was a serpent in the paradise-an ugly monster of debt coiling beneath ...
War Imminent. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
War Imminenit. LosDON, January 5, 2.40 p.m.--The " Novoe Vremya," the leading daily paper of St. Petersburg in a pea imistic article, says that, despite the efforts of the Russian and Japanese Governmeuts to avert war, the former desiring peace, the latter wishing to avert bankruptcy " war is approaching nearer and nearer." The paper holds the chauvinism of the Japanese newspapers and people responsible. It is generally believed that Russia's reply toJapau is disignedly dilatory, in order to enable further re:forcomonts to be sent to the Far East. Lloyd's quotation against war within a month is nominally 50 guineas per cent. Insurance on cargo to Japan in Japanese steamers is about 25s to 30s per cent. The " Daily Express " states that King Edward is using his strong influence with the Czar to secure peace. The Korean Charge l'Affaires in London states that Korea will never agree to her northern frontier being converted into a neutral zone. The Japanese proposals, the Charge d'Affai...
Meteorological. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
IMeteorological. Tsu records at No. 2 Observatory Station, Queapbeyan, from the let January instant are a follows : Barometer-28.8, 28.8, 28.3, 28.5, 28.8, 28.9,29.1,29.]. Thermometer-Maximum rcadiugs: 82, 84, 79, 66, 73, 77, 80, 71. Minimum read ings, 61, 61. 58, 48, 49, 54, 55, 54. Rain.-2 days, 1 inch 70 points.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
MIEN TWOMEN IT is as good for women as for men. Vomen often times need a vitalizing tonic. Wolfe's Schnapps has always been a fine thing for ' tired" and suffering women. Wolfe's Schnapps is an old honest all-round tonic. beverage and household remedy. You get nothing but lasting good from its use. ASK F.0A Wolfe's Schnapps and TAKE NOTHING ELSE. DISPLAY of-- - Newt Gootis for the TfHAN . YEER. Wonderful Work LOTS LIKE IT BEING DONE RIGHT HERE IN QUEANBEYAN. . Queanbeyan people are surprised at the work being done by " The Little Conqueror." Public expression on the subject brings the matter frequently before the people. 'At first- there were many doubters ; and why not ? So many claims of a similar nature have been made with little or no backing excepting the word of some stranger residing in a far sway place ; this evidence was accepted for lack of better. Not necessary to accept it any longer. All sufferers from any kidney ill can find plenty of local en. dorsement for a remedy t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
TENDERB will be.received up to the T 22N? JANUARY; 1904 for RING BARKING and 80 ;tUBBING 320 acres at Dunnu''Flat, Tnggranpnig, 4pply, JOHN FITZGERA 4D. STENDERS, T O be let by TENDER THE FARM situated at Round Hill 120 sores, 60 acres cultivation, 'all well grasbed and watered, dirided into three 'paddooks. Com fortalle Four-roomed Cottage, Kitchen, Dairy and Storeroom. Tenders addressed to the nndersigned will be received up to 16TE JANUARY, 1904.. For particulals apply, GEORGE N. MORTON, 4/1/'04 . Queanbeyan. Thursday-Next, 14th Instant.. MAXWELL &WOODOE R HAvI received instru'tions from Mrs. P. MoLa?UUHIv, who is leaving the dis tlict, to sell by PUF LIC AUCTION, at her residence, at 2 o'clock, on the above date, . THE WIIOLiE OF HER HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE & Effeots, comprising the followiug : Dining and.Drgesing Tablesa ' !. -2Sofas 12 Ohnlrs . Bedsteads & Beddliug Rocking Chairs 1 Tauk' KitchenUtiensi's d& Nrneroie Sundri'i MAXWELL : `&W.)O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
A. W. MORIARTY.] [E. G. ATRIIsoN. A. W. Moriarty & Co Auctioneers, Valuators, Stock, Station, -AND General Commission Agents, MONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. M ARKET SALES WEEKLY at Land Yards. AT BUNGENDORE MONTHLY. Early entries invited. Furniture Sales as arranged. Advances made on Stock Mortgage or Wool Lien. Personal attention to Trucking Fat Stock and sonsigning wool. Thomas Maxwell, AUCTIONEER & GENERAL COMMISION Moncaro-Street, Queanbeyan. Sales conducted in any part of the Distriot. PROMPT SETTLE'JENTS immediately after Sale through Mr. T. E. Wo~DmGe , Monaro:i street, Queanbeyan. SCORRESPONDENCE INVITED R. W. Horton, MONUMENTAL MASON, Next Ilungerford's Hotel, L.2ONdRO-STREET. Estimates given for MARBLE, GRANITE, nd FREESTONE MONUMENTS, KERBIN GS, and IRON RAILINGS. *" - Old Work Renovated. ,Inaoriptlons Neatly Out. AZL WORK GUARANTEED. i~j Don't forget the New Address, near the Bridge. Anthony Horderns Pamous Low Prices ARE .BEST. FOR YOU. . They produce more f...
Alleged Outrage. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Alleged Outrage. A GIRL named Hazel Witman aged 14 years, living at Dubbo, states that when returning home from taking her father's breakfast on Wednesday, a strange man accosted her at the entrance to the Dubbo Park, and invited her to go to Elston Park to see some curious grasses. She alleges that he forced her to accompany him, and after entering the park criminally assaulted her. The man and the girl were seen in the park together by several residents of the town who assert that they saw nothing to lead them to think that tha girl was in trouble, and they took no further notice. The police are searching for the man, as described by the girl, but up to the present without success. A medical examinat on disclosed the fact that an assault had been committed.
Bound to a Tree. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 8 January 1904
Bound to a Tree. THE police at Brisbane have received inform ation that a young girl residing at Gympie had, according to her own story, been at- tacked in the bush under very peculiar cir. oumstances. At 10 a.m. the girl who is under 14 years of age, left her home at Gympie and went away to a relative's house, distant half a mile. At 11 30 a.m. as she was re- turning along the road, a man came out of the bush and spoke to her, She made no reply but hurried on. The man ran after her seised her, dragged her into the bush some &nbsp; distance away, tied her limbs, and bound her to a tree with straps and part of her petti coat. He then removed the skirt, and put it with another dress she was carrying into his swag, remarking, " I'll take a walk into town; you can wait till I come back. I'll be satisfied when I get your hair." The man made of leaving the girl tied to the tree her violent struggles loosened the bonds and enabled her to escape. The police at Gympie searched the sp...
Death of Mr. John Farrell. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 January 1904
Death tof Mr. Johrn Farrell. (From C'. e Daily Tclegraph.) Mn. JonIN FARnRELL, journalist, critic, and poet, died in the Prince Alfred H:spital last Friday from heart failure, consequent upon an acute attack of Bright's disease. He fell seriously ill only a few days ago, and his many friends were hopeful of his early and complete recovery. They received a severe shock when the news of his sudden passing away was made known. In his lifetime Mr Farrell had made more true and faithful friends than is the lIt of most men. And by all he met he was rdmired, respected, and loved. His intel igent outlook upon life was recogniised. His work was appreciated. His company was enjoyed. Mr. Farrell was b rn in Brenos Ayres in 1851, and he came to Australia at an early age. Commencing life as a farmer, he tasted of the hardships of that calling, and Boon foesook it. After pursuing various avocations he drifted into journalism, with which profession he had always identified himself as a contributor...