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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
^DENTISTRY. MR. Hr:K. GREEN, in conjunction wtth Mr. j. S. Davi'son, teg to an nounce to the residents of Queanbeyau and- District tliat they have connnenced the practice of their Profession at the SCHOOL OF ARTS, Qukandsyan. Hours of attendance : 9 to 1 ; 2 to 5. ROpM:S TTPSTAIES. Time is Money Says tlie proverb ; more so now than ever. If you want a New Watch— an accurate to-the-Second time-keeper, that will wear long and well — call on me. I have every kind in slock except bad ones, and at prices to suit all. - ' IF you have a watch or any article of Jewellery that needsrepairing, bring it here. My Repair Department is working along as smoothly as ever— jnore work of course but more peopleto do it, and do it wel 1 , tob. My repairing is always 'worth while.'.1 My work is good, and my prices don't take the (rood out bf it. E. W. Lesmond, MosAKb1 Street, Queandbvan. ? . TENDERS. rpiJNDERS are invited for BACKING X and -BURNING about 400 acres,- more or less.-at BORRA. Specification...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 17 February 1905
Sales! Saks! Sales! Queanbeyan Licks the World for flnirrr ^ 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 1 it's Woedger Bros. JFault ! They Brought the Prices Down ! — ®®®— Their Absolutely Genuine CLEARANCE SALE OF GROCERY and Hardware IS A ZMLAJR/inEL ! — feBtfftM — Come and Buy and Save Money. — ®®®— WOODGEE BROS. ?*bi ~frr— 'iiT Merchants and Importers, U \ QUEANBEYAN. before Ton Get Married ?'bS^Si^Sw''011' Tne Charming Bride We want to interest you in our ' YOU'LL CALL YOUR OWN1 ' Wedding Outfits. Will be delighted with your Ward ,.y, We furnish Wedding Suits robe y At 50/, 60//70/, and upwards. If tailored by us. Call or write us for ...
PLUNDERING 'QUEEN BESS.' [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
PLUNDERING 'QUEEN BESS/ Two women living on the Boulevard Saint Germain. Paris, lately went to the spirit medium -n order to oonsolt her. After she had made tbe chairs and tables dance for ber visitors eho fell asleep and had a vision, When eho awoke she uioratad the mlriiia.*-. aooordtnjr to what was revealed to .ber, one of them was Mary Stuart and the other was Queen KUiubctb. . They bad entered upon m new nineteenth cealury career, aod were la theif present state fast friends, aftor having been sweat on6mle|. Tbe two* women were so ovflcjoyod at this that they took the names br which, according to tbe medium, they w«h known in blstoiy.- Maiy, however, ivss p&or. aod Elizabeth was rich, 00 the helped the former, who booamo a vnevinm tuber tun;, and cast bar spells -over tar friend's nephew, whom die ;cslledJ3oth- iroll. Tbe braw gallant 'iuisiitad Vary iu getting nil bis aunt's -money, and Hen ha .started with the resuscitated Queen of Scots fcrHolyrood. QaeenJSUsBbethfin...
THE COCKROACH CURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
THE COCKROACH CURE. A rather amusing instance of tbe un intentional use of the cockroach aaa medicine is given in the 1 Linnet 4 At a oertain London hospital a palleut was recently given some extract of malt, with instructions to take a teaspoonful twice a day, commencing ou tho following morn ing, and to report himself at the end of a fortnight. I 1 when tbe fortnight bid expired be I appeared before the physician and said, * Please, sir, am I to go on taking them toftcta you gave me V * 'Inseotsr* said Uie astonished physician, '-what inseotsf1 44 Wby, them cockroaches, sir. I've taken one, night and morning. In a teaspoonful of tho sticky stuff.' Needless to say, tha cockroaches were not in the extract of malt when it was taken from the hospital, bat had got into the jer during the first night of Its stay in the patient a house.
DANCING FOURTEEN MILES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
dancing fourteen miles. Mr. Edward Soott, in his 1 Danolog sod Dancers/ makes the following estimate of the distanoe actually waltsea over in the evening by a bolle ia the ballroom Do you, tnj fair aud fragile reader, think you would nra six times round m. hiiJ«mi-- ballroom, making, say, a circuit of eighty yards during a waits W Tes, at Uast, affow* Ing for test, lbat, (hen, is 480 yards ff you wont iu a line. But you are turning nearly all the time— say, ou an average, onoe in eaoh yard of onward progress, and the oir* cumference of a circle is rat or more than three times its diameter, whiuh will bring each waits to over three-quarters of a mile, or at least fourteen miles for the eighteen dances. *??
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
NOTICE. I THOMAS YATES, hereby 9 caution ariy person or persons ' from REMOVING FIREWOOD from the Reedy Creek Paddock, on the Duntroon Estate.' Persons so offending, without' my written authority; will.be prosecuted with out respect to- person. .. .; '.tnoAHBn - £ UC HUE JQMH AWEVT FOR iADIES AlTD GENTZ,EKJiN— ' ? TJtK ' APSHlAilA V STAtt-H.c: 'SAfe&AR. . Wednesday, IstMardi,. 1905. nay.to^tastW S p.«. »?!& . ; B. WKI* '.^2nv v- JdniT ? /; C. MCAU8T&U
Miscellaneous. ENGLISH MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
Miscellaneous. ENGLISH MARRIAGE. It sesms there are 1,250 people married every day in Ecgland and fvalei. List year the rate wae ulleco persons married per 1,000 persons, as agoinft 17 C in 1873 and 14'2 in I860, As to the uomanjing, it Aoneana that: mmn«K (he Fame number of petitions for divorce are presented by men as by iromen. Marriages in the State Cburch are rapidly falling off, while tbe civil marriages before (he registrars have Increased from twenty-eight per 1,000 to 150 per 1,000. Tho greatest number of mar riages takes place between tbe ages of twenty and twenty-four, these being the years when women are most attractive look ing. Marriages cteuline onn-fourtb after those years up to tbirtv, as the bloom on the peach wears off. At forty tbe marriage of single women pracliceliy ceases, but men continue tbe game up to any ege. Fourteen per cent, of all marriages era those in whioh, ou one side or the other, (he person has been previously msrrioc. Tb&ro j* a large In...
COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
COOMA. [From the EXPRESS.] Mr.J.C. Watsont-M.H.R., Leader of the Federal Labor Party, and Mr. Arthur Griffith, Labor Member for Sturt in our State Parliament, arrived in Looma by tram yesterday morniug. They left, per bicy cle, a few hours after their ar rival for Kiandra and Yarrau gobilly, where the}' intend to put in a few days shooting and fishing. They will return home via Tumut, where they will catch the train. * * * At St. Patrick's Church, on Wednesday morning, Mr. George Henry Moore, of Dry Plain, was married to Miss Maude Mary Gilbert, also of Dry Plain. The Rev. Father Kenny performed the cere mony. The youug couple have our heartiest wishes for a long and joyous life. $ i'fi # Mr. A. Gardiner, Labor M.P. for Orange, will deliver a political address at Bombala on Monday night next Mr. Gar diner will assist in opening a Branch of the Political Labor League at Bega on Wednes day nigh next, and will also deliver several addresses in that district before returning to Syd ney....
INTERESTING NAVAL RELIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
INTERESTING NAVAL RELIC. By tbo direction of tho Lords of the Ad* miralty, a list has just boen compiled of Uie uaval relics which are preserved at Her Mpjoety'e dockyard at Chatham. These iuciude a cypjas wood chest, with figures aud pattern burnt in, taken out of a Spauish gftlleot. l-y &ii George Kooke in 17t»l , a fltg of Oliver Cromwell's time, bearing the St. Georgc'd Cross and the Irish harp ; a large brouze gun taken at tho atormiug of Nan king ; and a metal gun captured in Upper Burma, There are souvenir* of the Djioh attack on Chatham iu ICG? iatheabape of a Sistol -and two iron guns from tue St. latthias, one of tbe vessels belonging to the enemy's fleet. The mementoes of Admiral Lord Nelson include a block and dead -eyes taken from a Danish prize captured at tbe battle of Copenhagen iu 1S01 ; a OS -pounder ?h»L taken out of tho side of thu Victory 1 after tha battle of IVefelgar in J804 ; and a bell that was in the Dreadnought at tbe lame action; .besides a porti...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
GOULBURN. [From our Exchanges.] The storm which passed over Goulburn on Wednesday even ing,had the effect of interfering somewhat with the telegraphic communication between thjs city and Melbourne and Ade laide;. About six. miles out, near Yarra, the lightning struck the wires and cut them through and thus destroyed the line of communication. . , Afterwards -die electric fluid seems to have passed along the wires, for at the place ou the earth-plate, at jthe Goifltfirn telegraph office, where jtjiege particular lines run to earth, tie tablet was partially melted. ? Tbe Yarra railway telephone was also cut off bjr the istorm, ;the iron, wires being fused sear the box. At Dalton :two jwooden telegraph pales wer^spUt.ln two arid the vires .and insnlatorsMl into theopen pauer^weriKoutUm Thursdajv mbRdng^ndirestViredloomtnun' icatian:; On Tuesdaj', . Alderman Richardson, the 'father' of the Boroitgh Council, completed! his 25th year dfcontiiitiotts ser vice as an alderntao. We should ima...
HOUSEKEEPER. ALWAYS HAVE THEM IN THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
HO U BEKKEPEE. ALWAYS HAVE THEM IN TBE HOUSE. Erery housewife sbonld have in store the following important artiolea :— 1st, a bottle of turpentine, for its uses are numerous. A little more of it sprinkled among tbe clothes, or put above the closets, will make the moths fiee, or if placed where cockroaches congre gate it will exterminate them at once. It will also take ink epote out of white muslin, and if a tablespoonlol be added to a boiler, ful of white clothes it will whiten them very much ; and again, it ie good for a out or a burn. 2nd. Another thing the bouse ehonld be kept supplied with is onions, as they are a kind of all-round good medicine. Every houeeirife should know that a solid red onion esten at bedtime will, by the next morning, break the severest cold ; also, tbat onions make a good plaster to remove in flammation and hoarseness. If anyone would take an onion andmash it, and get all the juice in It, they would hare a remarkable tmelling substance, whioh. If inhaled ...
EMBROIDERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
EMBROIDERY. Embroidered eilk muslin, or grenadine, is a thing of great beauty generally supposed to bo done with altogether when dirty, bat' nothing better tepays careful handling and a little extra trouble. To wash It, mike a Utherofiuds as for other kind of silk, but not quite so altcng, wtth best white soap, and let it stand till tbe beat is near)/ gone. Then soak the moelln in It, shake it about, and 'play' with it gently for a few minutes amongst tbe ends, then rlnso In clean cold water. Dissolve )a pinoh ot gnm-arablo in half a oup of water, add a few drop* of white vinegar, and dip in the silk. Put it in a soft towel' afterwards, and-clap the water out of it ; iron at onoe, on the wrong side only, with tissue -paper above the masUo, using an iron tbat bos cooled down a good desl« One important point to remember in con* neotion with tike omanlng of silk is this ; yon may restore the colour when it has gone ic washing, but seldom, if ever, can you re* sitore colour that has bee...
HARE DRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
EASE DBIVH. A hare drive, at the invitation of Mr. John Roach, of Bollard's Flat, took place last Wednesday, when a few drivers and shooters put in a half day among the hares ; but, the day being very hot, they would not drive, only 77 being accounted for. Following are a few of the main scores : Jermyn 16, J. Roach 14, W. Brown 12, Trussell io, Ryan 8, Clarke 8.
WHO IS A SOCIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
WEO 13 A SOCIALS?. Who is a Socialist? It is the man Who strives to formulate or aid a plan To better earth's conditions. It is he Who having ears to hear and eyes to see, Is ^either deaf nor blind when might, roughshod, Treads down the privileges and rights n^^whlch^God ? . - ? Means for all mean, the privilege to toil, To breathe pure air, to till the fertile soil— The right to live, to love, to woo, to wed, And earn for hungry mouths their meed of bread. The Socialist is lie who claims no more Than his own share from generous Na ture^ store, But that he asks, and asks, too, that no other Shail claim the share of any weaker bro ther And brand him beggar in hisown domain To glut a mad, inordinate lust for gain. The Socialist is one who holds the best Of all God's gifts is toil— the second, rest. He asks that all men learn the sweets of labor. And that no idler fatten on his neigh bour — That all men oe allowed their share of leisure, Nor thousands slave that one may seek his pleasu...
IF CHRIST SHOULD COME TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 February 1905
XV CBCBXBT BEOUID OOXTSO-DAT. I have come, and the world shall be shaken I,ike a reed at the touch of my rod, And the Kingdoms of Time shall awaken To the voice and the summons of God ; No more through the din of the ages Shall warnings and chidings divine From the lips of my prophets and sages. Be trampled like pearls before swine. j Ye have stolen my lands and my cattle ; J Ye hare kept back from tabor its I meed; Ve have challenged - the outcasts to I battle, ' When they plead at your feet in their need ; And when the clamors of hunger grew louder, And the multitudes prayed to be fed, Ye have answered with prisons or powder The cries of your brothers for bread. I turn from your altars and arches And die mocking of steeples and domes To join in the long, weary -marches Of the ones ye have robbed .of their homes. I I shate in the sorrow and crosses Of the naked, the hungry » and cold, And dearer to me are their losses Than your gains and your idols of gold, 1 will wither the might ...