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ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
ROLL-OF HONOR. Wr? were informed by Mr. E. E. Morgan on Friday night" that most country towns in New South Wales are having a roll of honor inscribed with the names of the local boys who have volunteered for the front, and erected at the various town halls. Now, we ask, who will take the matter in hand in Queanbeyan ? The committee of the Burraga hospital - have decided to close the institution. A motorist has been fined at Warren for making an unnecessary noise with his motor horn. Mr. S. Barber, who died in Sydney re. cently, at the age of 39 years, was one of a well-known and highly respected family belonging to the Yass district. He was only recently mlarried to a daughter of Ur. G. HI. BShelo, surveyor of this distric;t.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
ERIFLE SHOOTING. The 'annual competiiion in con* junction with :the Toohey medal w-as continued onb Saturday, conditions' being cio shots it 50ooyds..: The cash. ,prizesi were won by F. Colhit's and E I.Beatty.. ..Comidns was in.fiue forin and only dropped s point in his shoot. Results - . . . 5ooyds hp. Total F. Comiu 49-s :o.. ;2. ";5* l. Beatty - 48; scr' 48 G. Hately '. 47 .scr. 47 Arnold McIlues 4 E. Cap'es; 44~ scr 44 J. Beatty 43 ;s cr. -' 43 C. Powell i 39 ? 42 T. Worren " 4:scr. 41 A. Winner 35 .4' :. 39 Fred: Warren, 29- I: 39 At the Captain's Flat Police Court on Tuesday 32 cases of drunkenness and riotous bebav iour were disposed of. Fibes of from ros to £5 were imposed. The whole of the defendants hailed from Little Plain.
CRICKET. FEDERAL CUP COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
CRICKET. FEDERAL CUP COMPETITION. Queanbeyan defeated Duntroon on the latter's wicket on Saturday by 64 runs. Queanbeyan compiled 133 runs, Roberts being in fine form with the bat, and con tributed 43 (not out). 'Johns (not out) made 21 and Bowan 24 and Moore 13 were the principal scorers. Duntro3n responded with 69, Gilchrist 17 and Hebblewhite (not out) 39 being the chief contributors. The. visitors were provided with afternoon tea. Mlessrs. Young and Bowan captained the teams and Messrs. Yates and Bell acted as umpires. Scores .i-=- t QUEANBEYAN. Hincksean, o Young; b De Smet ... 7 Cripps b Do Smet ...........;......... 0 Gribble b Muir 7........;;.......:;....... 7 - sHirst. b De Smet . .::.... ... ..... Moore b De Smet ....13................ 13 Wellman. b Muir;' .:....... .......... 2 Roberts, not out o .;...;.,... 483 Bowan, c Martin, b-Forrest 1 . ..,. 24" Johns, not out .:............... .... 21 .Sundries .................... 16 Seven wickets for ..1...;. ...... 133 :nuninge...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
- Tenniis. - .A .GENERAL meeting of delegates fromi?~ the various clubs, within the. `distric~t iheld a very successful meet: lng at the Royal Military College on Toth February, at which seveu clubs were represented.. It was unanimous l? decided by the members present, ,thata D?istrict Lawn 'Tennis Associ ation shoilfd be formed, and rules for same, were drawn -up with a view of starting at an early date. Mr P. J,. Pidgeou of -Sutton occupied the chair. :
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
TENNIS. - A VERY keunly contested matoh was played on the Sutton court on Saturday -last be tween Sutton and Mulligan's Flat, the result being a win for Sutton by 11 sets 96 games to 9 sets 80 games. The visitors were enter tained at a social in the evening. Appended are the scores a P. Pidgeon and F. Smith v 1H. and.R. Casey, 5.6, 5.6. P. Pigeon and F. Smith v H. Landon and J. Reid, 6.3. P. Pidgeon and F. Smith v W. Cu;ley and A. Casey, 6 1. J. Dunn and R. Cartwright v H. Landon and J. Reid, 4^6- 6.3. J. Dunn and R. Cartwright v H. and , Casey, 2-6. . J* Dunn and R. Cartwright v W. Curley and A. Casey, 5.6. J. Cartwright and F. Murphy v W. Curley and A. Casey; 6.2, 6.3." . . J. Cartwright and F. Murphy v H. and R. Casey. 2.6. J. Cartwright and F. Murphy v H. Landon and J. Reid 0 6. Misses M. and A. Murphy vMlissesA.'and L. Reid, 6 .0. Misses Rowley and M. Murphy v Misses A. and L. Reid, 6-3. J. Dunn and Miss Rowley v J. Reid and Miss L. Reid, 6.5.; B. Cartwright and -Miss M. Murphy...
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
1OXING. A large attendance witnessed the fight be tween Dave Smith and Ben Doyle, at the Stadium on Saturday night. Weights: Doyle 14.11 , Smith 11.91. Smith was trained to the hour and as the fight proceeded ap peared to pick up additional' vigor and speed. During the first eight rounds Doyle showed better skill than his opponent. He dodged many of Smith's left leads, taking them over his shoulder. Finding the attack on Doyle's head ineffective Smith essayed stabs for the stomach but they were half. hearted. Several times Doyle had Smith quaking. Doyle was not without a scratch, however, his right eye being almost closed. A rally in the second round brought the crowd up to a high pitch. At one time it looked as though Smith Would be knooked out, but he saved the situation by breaking away and gaining the centre of the ring. After the nirith round Smith had the better of things. Doyle slackened to an appreci. able extent, while Smith was fighting with more accuracy. Doyle made a sup...
TROPHY FOR RIFLEMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
TROPHY FOR RIFLEMEN. The State Commandant, Colonel Wallack, has received a letter froin Hordern Brothers, Pitt Stre:t, S-d ney, offering a £50 trophy to be shot for by members of rifle clubs in this State; Particulars of the competi tion will be made avalible shortly. The same firm -has also presented a gold medal valued at £5, for the best shot, that is the man who re cures the highest individual score under condi!i'ns approaching service conditions in the competition.
Questions of the Hour. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
Qu estions of the Iflo r. 1.-Why was the landing of the Aus tralian Expeditionary Force in Egypt like a sheep deal ? Beoause there was a two per cent. rejection. 2.-What gave President Wilson' what for? - Watt gave President, Wilson what for. 2.-Why will Russia never starve? Because if' she gets Hungary ghe'll take Turikey. 4.-What homage did the British Ernpire make to the Kaiser on his birthday . Worship (warship). S5--\What great zoological discover ies liave thd Germahnse recently made? 'They foun'd a Lioni and a'Piger in the North Sea. O 6.-Why ought the Emperor of Aus tria to be a spinster i Because his name: ought to b'bMis- hiaps-burg (Miss Hapsburg). 7.-Why are the Germans great bird fanciers ? . Because they have for allies an eagle that can't fly but has tw o heads, and some doves ;(Tlune) that drop bombs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
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Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
Current Topics. The Party Truce.-The party " truce " is responsible for more exercabation of feeling than would have attended a continu ation of party warfare. The Liberals complain of the action of the Government in pressing forward contentious matters like adult voting in municipal ities. Mr. Holman is super latively bitter about the candi dature. of Mr. Blackett for the Castlereagh. Mr. Wade and the Liberal party wash their hands of him, in pursuance of their undertaking that if the seat of a Labor man should be come vacant they would not put up a Liberal candidate to contest the ensuing by election. But the Liberal candidate " gets there" all the same. Though Mr. Blackett is now the nominee of the Farmers and Settlers' Association, he was at the general election a few months ago, a fully accredited liberal candidate. Will the Liberals exclude him from their fold, if he should be returned ? asks Mr. Holmani. Will they decline to reckon him as one of their supporters ? All this se...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
qutanbepur ya TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1915. - Wedding. A QUIET wedding was celebrated at St, Augustine's. Church, Yass on January 30th' Father Leonard officiating. John Arthur only son of Mr. and Mrs. John McPherson, of Hurstville, Sydney, late of the Burra, Queanbeyan, to Amy Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard, Pritchard Street, Yaes, grand daughter of the late John Mc- Namara, London Bridge, Queanbeyan. The bride was given away by her father. Miss' Babe Leonard was bridesmaid, and Mr. Erie Sherd best man.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
AT~a meeting of the GoulburinMuni c'ial: Council last weekin 'discussing a ~:,questionL from .ithe.'. Queanbeyan Council;, 'the iarbitary powers :pos sessed, by `th' Board of Heal th as iagainst those of the Council were dis. cussed:' Thel Mayor made special allusion to' the increased powers be stowed-on the Board by the new Bill, and Alderman Gilliug said that it looked as if the result would ulti; mately be a repetition of the Fire Brigades Act conditions. Alderman Turner deprecated the bestowal of hny further privileges on the Minis ter, and'said the disposition was to increase the Ministerial powers and lessen those of the Councils. It was decided to communicate with the: member for Goulburn on the various I matters.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
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P.P. Board. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 February 1915
P.P. Boar'd. A MEETING of the above Board was held in the Council Chambers on \Friday morning last, the directorkin attend -ance being Messrs. R. Mdfre (chair) Crace, Blewitt, Hibbrasoo, - Mointosh, - A. G. McKeahnie, and Mr. Inspector Nevell. Previous to commencing the busiiess of the meeting the chairman, on behalf of the delegates present, welcomed Mr. J. V. Hibberson as a member, and said he felt sure he would prove an acquisi tion to the Board generally. Mr. Hiblierson -acknowledged the compliment and said it would be his aim to do all he could-while a membber of the Board, to assist-the man on the land. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed on the motion of Messrs Crace and Blewitt. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Yarrowlumla-Shire Coun oil pointing-out that the newly.erected barrier gate on the road Queanbeyan to Braidwood, and its junction with the road Sparrow's to Foxlow, was dan gerous, and asked that the gate be re moved to a more suitable position, or tha...