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Town Band. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Town. Band. THE -adjourned annual meeting of the above was- held in the practice room-on Wednesday night., There was nota 'full attendance 'of mem bersand the 'annual report and bal ance sheet were .held over till next meeting. . - .The election of officers was pro ceeded with: and all: the vacancies except the position of secretary were filled. The present. secretary Mr. Arch. Knox: was unable; to attend owing to business. The'offcers for: the year are: P?at ron, Mr. J. B. Young,; President, Mr' F. P. Woodward ; Vice presidents; Messrs. W. E. Gale, E : E.~Morgani E. ,E. Wicks, A. H. Collett, and :P. J. Ryan ;Bandmaster, Mr. De Clifton;' Treasurer, Mr.H. Barber; Libraslan, Mr. H. Cantle ;. Auditor, Mr. W, C. Cantle; committee,:Messis. J. Burn, H. Barber, :Pi Lotig, J: Jordan, T. Weir.' . W. Mathews, A. Willis, G. De'CliTton, and secretary. A set of rules.were -drawn up and confirmed.
Queanbeyan Age, AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1915. School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
AND CAPTrAIN's.FLAT ,MINRa. FRIDAY. FEBRUARY ]2, 1915. . School of Arts. TnE monthly meeting of the School of Arts committee was held on Tues day at the Institute. - Present. Messrs. Woodward (chairman), Cop pin, Woodger, Hetherington, Friend, Ryan, Hayes, Gibbs, Rev. Hirst, and the secretary, Mr. Harris: It was decided ;to request Mr. 'H. J.. S. Hungerford to represent 'the committee at the next meeting of the Literary Institutes Association in Sydney. .. Misses H.. Jordan and E. Parker wrote acknowledging the committee's. Sgiant of scholarships. The Book committee were em 'powered' to purchase new books to the value of £3. - It. .was agreed' that the ,caretaker should obtain estimate of the cost of firewood delivered at the school. The resignation of Mr. J. Wilson as treasurer was accepted, and 'Mr. E. M. Friend was appointed to th vacancy. SMr. Friend agreed to continue the -work of arranging a new catalogue of the books in the library.. The. secretary was instructed to ,write to...
A BLAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
A BLAZE. . YESTERDAY the usual monltony: of the town was broken by the ringing of .the fire bell and.a rush .was made Sy evenu those who invariably suffer from "that .tired 'feeling" to the sIcene of the outbreak.' Before-the :fire engines were across-'-the bridge, :however, the fire was 'extinguished, antid beyond the charring of the ceil ing and walls very little damage was done. The fire broke 6ut in a small kitchen at:the rear of Mrs. J. Mc Innes' tobacco shop, and luckily the o-utbreak was 'got under before any damage of a serious nature was done. Manywilling hands assisted in sub. dning the flames, including several of our firemen. Mir. J. A.- Saunders succeeds: Mr. .J. Wilson, "accountant at the. local branch of: the Commercial Bank;' who left:the other night to join " the Ex peditionary. Forces. -
Water Storage. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
TtIE Commonwealth Public Works Com.; mnittee, appointed by the Federal Parlia. went to Inquire into and report on all public works which will cost over £24,ooo took evidence regarding the proposed water storage scheme at the Federal capital area. Thomas Hill, chief engineer of public works at Canberra, outlined the scheme, which he said provided- for the construc. tion of a concrete dam about zoo feet high, witll a crest level of 5ooft. and a storage capacity of 6,400,000ooo,oo,000o gallons, at a cost of. £loo,ooo, on the Queanbeyan River, at a site about six miles from Queanbeyan. When completed the dam would-provide one square mile of water surface, and will dam the river back for seven miles. Gaugings taken sitnce 1912had demonstra ted that there was a satisfactory flow of water for conservation purposes. Water: power would be used after the dam was constructed for the production of electrical energy, for power and- lighting purposes. By means of theda: the water supply to the Fe...
They Stir the Liver. NO REMEDY AS POTENT AS DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
- They Stir the Liver. NO REMEDY AS POTENT AS DR. MORSE'S INDIAN :ROOT PILL?S. "I saw by -advertisement that Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills were re commended for Indigestion," writes Nurse Evelyn Nelson, of 44 Belmore Street, -Rozelle, N.S.W., "and decided Ato give them a 'trial beindg a great* 'sufferer from that-malady. . I was so bad that I could scarcely eat any I thing,, and frequently felt in:,-the morning, pains -between the shoul ders land had no- disposition, to :rise for my household. duties until I un derwent a course of Dr. Morse's In dian Root Pills. I can faithfully as :ert that I- have derived a great - amount of benefit. and have none of Sthe former. symptoms" which caused me so much .trouble in the past. I always lkeep them. for use In case ot, Sneed, and recommend them.frequentO ly to others. You haVo my consent . -to use this testimony for publication." \The climate tf Australia. is such that the Liver -gets out of.- order quicker than- any other organ of .-the bod...
The Courts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
The. Colurts.:: At the P'o!ice Court on Wednesday befoie. l.r. S. B: Gunn, P.M., F. Parker was fined 40s, 7s, court costs anid '2s 6d witness' expenses for rid ing 'on the: footboard of a railway carriage without .easonable *excuse.' :oIn the Children's Court before the Police Magistrate the police proceeded against Robert Evans for disobeying an order for maintenance, and Evails was ordered to. be imprisoned until the order was. complied with by pay ment of ~z1 5s. At the Small Debts Court on Wed nesday T. E. " Woodgei-- proceeded against William. Thonupson for the recovery'of £5 3s iod, against John White for ,r 3s 9gdand Geo. White senior for ''r 5s ids-d. Verdicts for. plaintiff were given in each case,: The mhotor tax is bringing in lot 1 of revenue,- but all :the same it isniot a :'just tax, more:especially, when it hits the men.who .liave to egrnaa liv ing wi'th their cars. . r. k " I
No Duck Season. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
No Duck SeaSOli. 'I?E Chief Secretary has decided to close forthwith the shooting or open season for .wild ducks, which comr mnlenced on Feb. i,` and.would not in ordinary circumstances have terrnin ated until June 30. It will therefore be illegal to shoot or capture ducks until Feb. I of next year. The main reasons which have lead to this action are the diminution in the number-of ducks of late years, and the low state of the rivers in many parts of. the State owing to the continued dry weather which. has consequently caused-the congregation of ducks in lagoons and waterholes, making them an easy prey. to shooters.
Cement Factory. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Celent Factory. Ix connection witu the building of the Federal capital at Canberra, there will ne cessarily be a tremendous demand for cemenrt,'and the Government has had brought before it a suggestion that might effect a saving of l0oo,oo6 on this one item by establishing a Federal cement fac tory. Whilst the members of the Com monwealth public works committee were. taking evidence in connection with the forthcoming construction of a water stor age dam on the Queanbeyan River to regu late the flow of water through the Federal capital, Mr. T. Hill, chiefengineer for pub lic works in the Federal territory, stated that there would be huge quantities of cement required, approximately, 500,000 casks in the next ten years-for various works to be undertaken at Canberra. The witness was questioned as to the Common wealth's source of cement supplies. He stated that the Portland Cement Company supplied present requirements at the rate of 14/6 a cask, delivered at Queanbeyan, and received ord...
THE RIFLE RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
THE RIFLE RESERVE. A deputation, consisting of Messrs. A. H. Nevell, R. R. Hetherington, H, G. Colman .and the.Rev. G. Hirst thet the committee of the Queanbeyan Rifle Club last night, and explained matters in connection with the for mation of a Rifle Reserve. *After a lot of discussion, the committee of the Rifle Club decided to" fall in with the movement, and agreed to. offer their support. A public meeting will. be held in the Triumph Hall to mor row night, and we urge all rifletiien as well as the public to attend. The Qucanbeyan Town Bind will play ai selection of appropriate music, and several vocal items will be Tendered.
Leg Poisoned and Ulcerated. ZAM-BUK'S SENSATIONAL HEALING ENDS 29 YEAR'S DISABLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Leg Poisoned and Ulcer ated. ZAM-BuK's SENSATIONAL HEALINGL ENDS 29 YEAR'S DISABLEMENT. BADLY crippled by poisoned ulcers on her leg, Mrs. E. Rohan, 5 Maclaggan St., Dunedin, N.Z., was threatened with permanent lameness until she got. Zam-Buk to draw out the corruption and perfectly heal the limb. "Fearful leg ulcers," said Mrs. Rohan, " caused me 29 years of pain and inffering. The trouble in the first instance resulted from a kick, but blood poisoning which afterwards set in really star ted my long life of misery. " The burning pain and irritation set up by the sores was awful and it would give me no rest, either day or night. " I attended the hospital for seven months altogether and underwent two operations. Buot the treatment made my legs worse and the crippling ulcers spread round the ankle. When hospi tal doctors had failed, I began to try all sorts of ointments and remedies that were recommended, but they were quite useless. "' At length I got a pot of Zam.Buk, the one remedy...
Queanbeyan Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Queaubeyau Water Supply. ..--__.l._. TAKING advantage of the presence of the Federal Public Works Committee at Canberra, Aldermain Harris ar ranged for an interview with the committee with the local Council. In this connection Aldermen A. H. Collett, C. T. Campbell, G. Morton, J. G. Harris and Inspector A. Laz arus journeyed to Yarralumla on Wednesday night. During tje stay of the committee, which incltdes the chairman (Mr. I. Riley) and Messrs. Massey, Green, Laird, Smith, Gre, gory and Sampson, members of the House of Representatives, Senators Keating (Tasmania), Lynch (W.A.) and G. A. Whiteford (secretary), the party have made' Yarralumla homestead their headquarters. The deputation was received by the Chair man and Secretary and introduced to the other members of the com mittee. The committee being a per manent parliamentary body evidence was taken on oath, and reported by one of the Hansard staff who accom I panies the committee. Alderman Collett in the unavoid able absence of ...
Correspondence. WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Correspondence. Wz do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents SIRa,-Ever since my association with Queanbeyau and its district, I have been surprised beyond all mea sure that such a town of its size and importance lacks interest in certain branches of sport and more particu larly at the fact that such lax, loose and slipshod methods are adopted by the various controlling bodies for the successful organisation of the clubs of the different branches of sport which exist in that t..wn. As your columns are valuable, I cannot crave too much space in which to bring before the public the glaring instances of faulty organisation which have come under my notice, but will single out one in particular which brings the members concerned into extreme ridicule. I refer to the Cricket Club. Some years ago, Moore Bros. generously donated a silver cup-to the Federal Territory Cricket Associ ation. Two year's consecutive wins entitled any club engaged in the com...
Playing the Part of Men. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Playing the Part of Men. TitE movement to establish a rifle re serve is one which every. citizen can readily welcome. There is too much reason to believe that some amonig us yet-dwell in a lotus eating land, where. the clarion call of duty is never heard. They pursue their daily routine as though the greatest war of all the ages' was but a film at a cincma show. It is ajmistake to suppose that suchas these are wanting in patriotism or courage. It is not courage they lack; but imag ination and broadness of outlook.' They do. not understiaid.d Thiey:live un'molesteod; an? pursue the even tenor: of their way imperterbed. T 1.he dread. ful sounds and liorrid siglitsof wairdo not- fall within their narrow vision' They scan the. terse'prosaic chionicle through which alone the` publio can learn of the grcatest tragedy, the most dreadful butchery, the most sublime heroism and self "'sacrifice the world, has ever : known with no more interest- I -indeed. with much less-- than the nc. count o...
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES: EBNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. TIHs well-ki-own firm of Ernest Bosch;, Con sulting Opticians of Martin Place and Pitt street, Sydney, who have been visiting this town for the past tenyenrs, writes i-" On account-oft numerous communications re calved from this district, we feel obliged to Warn the spectacle wearink public against persons usingg our name and working upon our reputation, rot directly, but in such a manner as to mislead and make believe that they are representing us. Remember that this firm can bonly be consulted at Harrison's Hotel,. Queanbeyan. on dates advertised. SDATE, OF NEXT VISIT,-- TUESDAY MARCH' 9th.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
/- WELL-IKNOWN JUSTICE OF THI-I PEACE WRITES OF TONIC :liI. I:.\RNFITT, a well.known Austra!ian ;,:n natlit nd acwslp?ler ipruprietor w ho is now .er g t.d llsl c~ ~n ifI n Of the many who of , i,?. CLEME NTS TONIC. ie is also, ore ".,:h+ ht k:own commercsl al men ill .S.\V . ==d a Jt+slic , f tIe 'eace uf lungi slnndh=c., Sbhope that othfrers may l re ceives as much benelt frto this Irid.medicine Car ltoll Ma?nsions, G'elhe P'oinlt, Sydney, t,9,'13,. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. ";n testifying to the value ot CLEMENTS TONIC, I do so inthe hope that others may receive as much benefit friom this medicine through the use of it as I have. "l-sufflred from lassitude and lacked mental concentration. My complaint was diagnosed as en larged -liver, accompanied with flatulence and dyspepsia. The -medicine prescribed was useless. " I was persuaded to take CLEMENTS TONIC, and to my astonishment in a little while my constitution assumed its normal condition, my nerves became naturally strong, and the i...
Political Reflections. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Political Rellections. "I EXPECTED to hear Mr. Cusack give some justifiable account for the action of the part; he represents; but I have never lia tened to a speech so derogatory to the con stituents of a mem)per's electorate as that by Mr. Cusack."--Mr. A. K. Trethowan, at the recent meeting of farmers to protest against the Wheat Acquisition Act. They hadn't nests in their whiskers, and their teeth were free from hair ; When I met him in the Town fall Aye. I braved them in their lair, And I'm still alive and kicking, and my life is free from care. They brought "big guns" from cities, and a doctor to attend. But I faced them like a soldier, and I brav ely held my end. And the white flag wasn't hoisted, for they found I could defend. And the men who "farm" the farmers and who never grew a grain, Said "I really hurt their feelings, Yes, I caused them mental pain; It was shocking that a Labor man should rob them of their grain." And the doctor said, "Good gracious, it is really most ...