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Canberra. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Canberra. An open air concert, arranged by and held in Dr. Thomson's grounds, Canberra, took place on Monday in aid of the War Food Fund.' A large attendance was present. Several of the ladies had a soft drinks stall on the ground. The items at the concert, were highly appreciated ; the illustrated songs being thrown on the screen by Dr. Thomson's bioscope. A collection was taken up during the interval and realised £6. The following was the programme : Gramophone, ' Marching from Aidu." Orchestra, "Entry of the Gladiators." Song, "Parted" Mr. O'Loughlln. Hum orous song, Mr. Hatchett. Song, Mr. Pearce. Cornet song, Mr. Boreham. Song "The Old Rustic Bridge," Mr. Cruick shank. Musical monologue, "The Water Null," Rev. F. Boyer. Song, "Down the Vale,"' Mr. Shellabear. Patriotic selections on the gramaphone. Orchestra, "Gloriana Rag-time." Song, "The Gladiator," Mr. Young. Song, "She Was a Grand Old Lady," Mr. Creagan. Recitation, "The Bushman's Story," Mr. Douglas. Song, '"Out on the De...
John Dunmore Lang, D.D., M.A. INCIDENTS IN HIS LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
John Dunmore Lang, D.D., M.A. INCIDENTS IN HIS LIFE. S [BY Joua GALE.] Mb personal acquaintance with the late Dr. Lang was limited to the occasion of a pastoral visitation to the Pres byterian Churches in the southern dis tricts of New South Wales. It was many years ago, and not long before the decease of that eminent man. I had the honour of entertaining him during his stay in Qaeanbeyan, and was delighted with him as a guest. He never tired of recounting his ex periences-as a minister of the Gospel, as a politician, and as a.pioneer colon ist; Dr. Lang's clerical duties took him on as far as to Cooma, and it was my privi. lege and pleasure to drive him there and back to Queanbeyan in my buggy and pair. The distance from Quean beyan to Cooma by road is 72 miles. My-horses were equal to the journey, but I entertained doubts as to the ability of the venerable doctor to stand the fatigue of so long a journey in one I day. It was the hot season of the year, and travelling was tedious a...
Bad Man at the Front. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
lad lMain at the Front. -.;----- SciOMWrrING is said about the weed .uing-out of " undesirables "-drunks and gamblers, au'd soldiers who howl at night; and- fellows who haunt the :back streets of Cairo during the dark hours and- wink at Egyptian- girls- from the Australian forces in Egypt. These dubious characters, it isalleged, are to be sent back to Australia in disgrace, 'so that they. may marry; '" undesirably, and -rear undesirable families,` while the good men go, to the front, and do battle with the Turk, and are -shot by: Abdul Fez. This idea.. 'that' the worst .citizen should be carefully preserved 'from destruction, and get a free passage home to the place, where ' he used:to be' a nuisa'nce, and become one~'bf the fathers of the commuiity, :and help to make our laws,'and evetigo into Parliament, while the best'.citizen-is killed, looks like an absurdity. Every undesirable who is already in the ranks should be carefully preserved.' Every. I crimninal, hunchback; forger, or...
P & A. Association. ADJOURNED ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
P & A. Association. i ADJOURNED ANNUAL 'MEETING. The adjourned annual meeting of niembers of the above Association was held in the Council Chambers on Thursday afternoon at which there were present Messrs. J. Keeffe, vice- C president (in the chair), T. Cdona.n. I jr., R. J. Fallsck, E. E. Wicks, F. G.' 1 Sullivan, T. J. Kelly, J. Tiernan, J. Morrison, J. Tiernan, W. C. McDon ald, J. W. Butt, E. E. Morgan, F. A. Campbell, J. M. McIntosh, M. N. McDonald, R. McDonald, T. War ren, and J. G. Harris (secretary). The chairman announced the re sult of the postal ballot for the bal ance of committeemen as follows: Messrs. M. N. McDonald, F. - G. Sullivan, Walter MlcIntosh, C. Ed lington, E. A. McKeahnie, J. W. Butt, F. A. Campbell, R. J. S;Fal lick, John Knox, H. G. Colman, J. J. Dulhunty, and James Cunningham. Mr. A. F. DeSalis tied with Mr. Cunningham for last place and the decision was arrived at by drawing. Correspondence was received and dealt with as follows:- From Mrs. Reilly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Atxhny Harens' Hal f-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 Few Palace Empodium Brickfield Hill, Sydney Always on hand, P gISCI QEAFF, JE ,,- MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS, WHEA'', RYE, oet. FLOUR,- BRAN' & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. All Produce Bought and Sold for Cash. iLighest Cash Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, Houise No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE, STORES, Opp. Solomon's. Monaoo-st., Quoanbeyan. Model Carriage Factory. SULKIES BUILT from £135. PAINTED from 35s? A LL Classes of Vehioles Built, Painted or ~ i ohanged. Tyros and Axles all sizes i stock. Second-hand Sulkies and Spring Oarts ?n hand. Tyros and Ironwork re newed at Shortest notice. Quality, Work. manship, Attention, Guaranteed. W. WOODFIELD, MONrT&...
Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B.A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
(arden and Field Calendar for. February, (B A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). The weather has been as we fore casted. The present spcll of heat ig-a bit trying for some crops, 'out just the thing for tomatoes, etc., and will also give color and flavor to fruit. Keeping .the surface loose and clean is the chief factor in successful growth during hot, dry weather. In orchards, especially, on no account should crops of weedl bA allowed. They rob thir trees, and, if not ploughed ink the soil also. Apply Water to the roots, not over the surface. Three fourths of the water used is only waste. Fodkder is certain to be dear d'uring winter, and the grower who has good sup plies will be on the safe side. All available ]and should' be cropped, or prepared.for cropping. A repetitiorJ of January weather is likely-mon i-oonal rains, thunderstorms,.' hand squalls, with intervening cold snaps and sea-breeze. Be sure that all drains, roofs, etc., are in ordbl&r.. Early frosts threaten. KITCHEN GARDEN...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup '" for children teething. Should always be useel for children while teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic and is the best remedy for diar rhma. Directions for using Mrs. Winslow's Soothing -Syrup.-For a child under one month old, 6 to 10 drops ; three months one half a teaspoonful; six months old and up Swards, a teaspoonful three or four times a day. For diarrhwea, repeat the above dose every two hours, until tho' charactoer of the discharges is changed for the better. Sold everywhere. • . . . . FEDERAL BUTCHERS. SWAN BROS. H AVE pleasure in announoing that they have removed their. Butchering lusi ness to premises in Mlonaro-street, lately occupied by Mr. T. Wilson. The Beat of Beef and Mutton- supplied. A trial solicited. SWAN BROS. TnUoAT AirFTcTOONs AND -lOAnaN .sa.-: All suffering from irritation of thoshrout and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost immediate...
THE WORD OF TRUTH [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
,rlIIE W1O Di) OF '-TICT II. , LI P.LSTOi iL FSEILL Text: "'Learn of .Me; for I am meek and louly.of heart" (.1l.tt xt. ::). The Pa-torbegau lhis dweo?,u-c :itlt the statement that there is o.y one w;ay by which to get rid of our icr--- I:"nh n t he Lord Jesus Christ. But nmci itdlectual belief, he declared, does not .- u:rlish-this result. The believer wh e :,naliy ?.ucns what he says will make a lulic:)i:sicr.ation of himself to God. From a staidpoiit of the Scripturic a believer is a disciple, a follower, a pupil. The School of Cl:re-t i, l?t open to everybody, the spcaker explained. There is one definite' way of entering this Schoo: and becoming a pupil of the great Master .Teacher. Hear the terms in His own words:--"If any man will come autter 31e (become 3My disciple-pupd), let him deny himself, take up his cross and follow 31e." .Only those who present Iheir bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God through thg Redeemer's merit imputed to them and received by faith...
P.P. BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
P.P. BOARD: - A. iUtTING of the- directors ofihe P.P. Board was ,held this morning, Mr. R. Moore, chairman, presiding. T'Ihe financial: statement- showed- a credit- of £33o/I0o6, ian'd accounts amounting to. £48/I1/2. were passed for payment. The inspector's report recommended that several persons be prosecuted for failing to poison rab bits on their holdings and- it was re solaed to' institute legal proceedings against same straight awvay. *
The Cost of Neglect. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
The .Cost of Neglect. Turnxof the cost of neglecting your kidneys-it means that you are allqw. ing kidney poisons to accumulate in the system, aal these poisons cause violent pains iri t o back, dropsical swellings, urinary disorders, gravel, stone, rheu. matism, gout, lassitede, sleeplessness, inclination to worry, excessive thirst, neuralgia. The genuine Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills restore to strained, overworked kidneys their full power of filtering the dangerous kidney poisons from the blood, and discharging them from the system. 'Read this case: Mrs. J. A. Savage, Waniassa Street, Queanbeyan says.-" For some time I suffered with severe backache, and at times I could scarcely get about to do my work. I could not bend over, in fact the backache crippled me. My rest was disturbed at ighlt, and I always felt dull and tired, and I had no energy, besides, I would get bad headaches. I tried a great number of remedies but they were useless. I had almost given up hope of a cure at the...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 February 1915
Brevities. Six months of war ! Have you sent in your Income Tax returns ? Overheard in town the other day : t (Chinaman driving horse and cart) : a " Gee up, you blooming liar." r Tenders for show privileges are c advertised in this issue. A large number of patients are at ( present in our local hospital. Note the important property sale a advertised in this issue by Messrs. T. P. Maxwell & Co. t 'Tis said that a well-known Sussex Street produce merchant has pur chased nearly all the chaff in this district. Mr. P. Hoolahan, station master at Micalago, has been removed to Burrowa. Prior to his departure the 1 residents of Micalago presented him with a silver tea and coffee set. Among those who passed the quali fying certificate examination held in November last were Mary E. Hat cliff and Edith M. Hatcliff of the Gibraltar School. Mr. E. A?. Friend has been ap pointed treasurer to the local School of Arts, vice Mr. J. Wilson resigned A reminder is given of the public meeting t...
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. ,THE well.known firm of Ernest Bosch, Coin suiting Opticians of Ilnartin Place and Pitt street, Sydney, who havo been visiting this town for the past ten yen rs, writes:-" On account, of .iumerous obmmunications re coived from this district, we feel obliged to warn the spectacle wearing public against persons using our name and working upon our re'putatiot, r.ot directly, but isLsuch a manner as to mislead and make believe that they are representing us. Remember that this firm can only be consulted at Harrison's Hotel, Queanbeyan, on dates advertised. DATE OF NEXT VISIT,- TUESDAY MARCHI 9th..
Government Seize All Stock. WORSE THAN THE WHEAT GRAB. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
Goveramlnent Seize All Stock. WORSE THAN THE WHEAT GRAB. Tue Imperial authorities have rcqucs. ted the Australian Governments to se cure the whole of Australian supplies of refrigerated beef and mutton avail able for export for the Home Govern. ment during the war. u The Premier introduced a -Bill into the-House under which all stock can be acquired. Thoe Bill passed all stages in both Houses. Stock taken by the Government un. der the Urgency Bill passed on.Thurs day night will be paid for at a.fair market price. From Friday all stock in N.S.W. passed into possession of the Crown. It needed 0no FrJclamatiou. 'This action of the HLolmau Govern mnenatcoming on top of the wheat seizure, only carries out what the Brit ish Government _has already done. When we now gaze at our milch cow we recognise that she is the Kini's property, and that "Bill " Holman is the poundkeeper (you see most ponr.d keepers are called ." Bill.")
Constipation. SYDNEY NURSE FREQUENTLY RECOMMENDS DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
Constipation. SYDNEY NURSE FREQUENTLY RECOMMENDS DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. "I can state that Dr. Morse's In dian Root Pills are a very useful me dicine for relief from Constipation and as a general laxative," writes Nurse Hannah Arthur, of Edgehill Street, Botany, Sydney, N.S.W., "I have frequently recommended these Pills to friends, in my capacity of General Nurse, and I have never heard a complaint as to their em cacy. They are our family medicine, and I am rarely without them in my house. You may use this testimony, if desired, for publication. I am a resident of this suburb during the past forty-six years, and nursing fourteen years." To maintain a healthy system the bowels should operate at least once every 24 hours. This is one of Na ture's wise provisions which is too often ignored; and the result is un told suffering. Women and children are the greatest offenders, but why such should be the case is a problem to be solved. N'ature often requires a little assistance, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
T. P.. MAXWELL & CO., Stock & Station Agents, AUCTIONEERS. SALESMAN-T. P. MAXWELL. 'Phone 10. TRUST MONEY TO LEND. MR. J:aS. DAYISON, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGEON, Next to Harrison's Hotel, SBUNGENDORE visited First' Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Late Sydney Dental Hospital:) MONAEb-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. WILL visit BU14GENDORE every se cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gundaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMP?ELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. r Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own honlies. Terms, very moderate. Tan. 50. M. JOHNSTON, Manageress..
Triumph Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
. Triumph ictures. To.rno?T's programme at the Triumph Pic ture Palace promises to be something good. Lucille Love 14th series and The Buccaneer a 3-reel feature drama are the chief attrac tions, while A chip off the Old Block a 1000 foot Keystone heads the comedy section. Miess Maire will sing " Bonny Jean." The star attraction on Thursday night is a three reel masterpiece entitled The Hunchback of Ceda Lodge.
TUGGRANONG WOOL CLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
TUGGRANONG WOOL. CLIP. Competition from American buyers was missed at last Thursday's wool auctions, but values in spite of this fact were generally well sustained. Merinos made a shade un der previous week's rates. Crossbreds how ever were dearer. Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd., secured to 13d for orossbred and 13d for merino.. District sales by the firm included ewes fleeco from Ar. , Edward Brennan, Tuggranong, Which made 10d.
A Public School Burnt Down. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
A Public. school Burnt Down. FrasT.oLAss Constable Nightingale, 'phoned from Captain's Flat last Friday evening to the Coroner at Queanbeyan the information that on passing the Public School premises at Norongo that morning he discovered that the building had been destroyed by fire The Coroner called for a report from the constable, which reached him by yesterday's mail. It says.-" About 10 a.m. on the 12th instant, he was proceeding along the BEaidwood to Cooma road, and about 10 '! miles-from Captain's Flat saw that the pub lic school at Norongo had been destroyed by fire. On investigating, he found the ashes quite hot all round, and there was a little smoke around the chimney, and the corner post smouldering. There had been a gang of men occupying the premises for a few weeks previously, but on Wednesday, the 10th instant they left en route for Braidwood. The school was seen by two persons about 1 .p.m. on the 11th instant, and it was then all right. The constable is of opinion t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
Clothing, Mercery, Boots NOW IN FU.LL SWING S l tIch Economic Stor. S. A. PARCELL, The Busy C:othier, Mercer and Boot Man, (AT' BUCKLEY'S- NEWS AGENCY), MONARO STRI]EET, QUEANBEYAN. J OER SALE, Brand New Double Bedstead -E and Bedding, also Lady's BIcycle; Apply this Office. FOR SALE, SIURNITURE of a four-rooimed Cottage J (in one lot), good value. Apply LESLIE, - Auctioneer., To-night, To-night IN PROTESTANT HALL, DAN MACK RESENTS his Specially Organised Dramatio Combination in the soul. thrilling and emotional story, THE SILENCE OF DEAN' MAITLAND. Not: a Pioture Film, but a Life-Blood Nar rativeopresented by an Aggregation of Experienced Artists. The Scenery by Mr. Robert Vaughan. The Dean's Last Sermon. The Breaking of the Silence. Doors open 7 o'clock. Curtain at 8. Popular Prices. Box Plan at usual place; General Manager and Director, ME. DAN MACK.?? QUEANBEYAN P. &i A. XSSOCIATION'S ANNUAL SHOW. THE SECRETARY of -the Queanbeyan S.. Show desires to acknowledge, the fol....
Alteration of Trains and Posting Time. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
^Alteration of Trains and ,Posting *Time. The following alterations have been made in the arrival and departure of the mail trains at Queanbeyan station :-Monday's :Imail from Sydney arrives at 4.30 and leaves at 4.55 a.m., and on other days arrive at 5.5. and leave at 5.30 a.ni. The Cooma mail arrives at 0.11 and departs at 9.30 p.m. Owing to the alteration in the running of trains the following table has been issued by the postal department, that letters can be posted at the Queanbeoyan office up till 8.40 p.m. instead of 0.15, and also that the mails reach Queanbeyan Post Office at 4.55 a.m. on Mondays and 5.30 a.m. on other days. The war is coating Germany the huge gum of £.3,000,000 per day. Grand social and dance in aid of St. Gre gory's Church on St. Patrick's night. Accbrding to the yearly statement the Band has a credit of over £0. Hot and dry weather has been experienced at Queanbeyan for some days. There is no appearance of rain at the present time. The country is-becomin...