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Section K—Garden Produce [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 15 March 1904
Section K-Garden Produce Stewards:--Meesrs. J. Feagan, and J, Pike; Judge :-Mr. A. Lanadewne, Goul -burn. Prize 2s 6d unless otherwise indicated. 1 Twu bunches Garrot, (6) H F Downey 2 Two bunches Parsnips (6) "H F Downey 3 Two bunches Turnips (6) No entry 4 Two bunches Red Beetroot (6) F Campbell 5 Three Cabbages Mrs Dunn I H F Downey Highly Commended 6 Three Lettuces No entry 7 Bunch Rhubarb F Campbell 1 H F Downey.. Highly Commcnded ' I Three Oucumbors F Campbell 9 Three Pumlpk:ni 5s J 8outhwell 1 H F Dc wnry Highly Commended 10 Three Vegetable Marrows J Southwell 11 Bunch Celery No entry 12 Tomatoes (12) not less than three kinds H F Downey 1 E W Let ma id Highly , Oommnended 13 Dozen Onions (Spanish) Mrs Robertson 1 B- HF Downey Highly Commended 14 Dczen Tree Onions Mrs 'Robertson 15 Collection of Vegetables 10s, nrid cert H F Downey 2 16 Three'bunches l.adishes No entry 17 Thiree Pie Melons No entry All exhibits in this eotion: to b. greow. by exhibiter In disitrict. .
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 1904. Local and General. BALL at Googong to-morrow night. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 15 March 1904
WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Qneanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. , TUESDAY MARCOH 15, 1904. Local and General. BALL at Gotgong to-morrow night. -. AN English fox was seen near the tunnel on the:Pine Range on Sunday last.: To ensure sufficient winter feed, a hea'y fall of rain is needed this month. " A CASE of plague has been reported in = Sydney, the victim being a lad of 16, named Oliver Goldsmith. * WE beg'to acknowledge receipt of compli mentary tickets to the Cooma P. and A. As. sociation's Annual Show. NATIVE dogs and foxes are becoming a source of great danger to sheep owners .in the Nimitybelle district. " ": MARK ROLLASON, aged 84, an old resident of the Monaro district, died recently. His descendants number 100. i T? HE Michelugo cricketers have challenged the Queanbeyan club to tr3 conclusions on S the local wicket on Saturday week. . Tni English oricketers are at present engaged playing a match against South Australia at Adelaide. This will ...
CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
This E!ylsihi'estoatof'.thimgs. di not "flt long. 'A few minutes after the FireJfl had steamed gracefully between the long wboden piers of Ostend, the first of the victirhs of the voyage, ghastly under all the efforts of. art, staggered into the saloon, whero:the table hadalready been laid for dinner. It was Mrs. COhris!ison. She did make an effort not to be cross, but it was an unsuccess ful one. 'The sight of Barbara, freshei* and brighter than she had been at the beginning to the Voyage, though the wind and 'thb sea had taken her bair out of curl, was too much to be borne" with patience. Unfortudately ' Molly '..felt the same.. The young gul found it better to subside into monosyllables while dinner lasted, ind to make no remiark when the other ladies intimrated.that it' was. unfeminine and coarse not to be sick at sea.. As for Lucette,,ashe did not put in an ap pearance *at all until dinner iwas over.: _-.Lady Johnson said little to Barbara until they all rose from table, when s...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER XI.—CONTINUED [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
The Storyteller. flie Goue oid t OHAPTER XI.-CONTINuED Then Mr.johnson wanted to know whether Barbara would like some tea, and wlhether she would go below or have it brought to her. ' Oh, I'll have it brought, please I It's so lovely up herel' Thereat Mr. Johnson began to execute a hornpipe, which ewas rendered. somewhat ineffeotivo by the movement of the yacht. ' Then you are enjoying yourself, after all 1' said be impudently, 'And the -Fire/ly's not such a bad insect, not to speak of--' 'You'd better not go on,' said Barbara defiantly, ' or I may say something to 'spoil it all, you know !' ' Well, I. believe you're capable of any. thing,' replied Mr. 'Johnson, ' discreetly hurrying his retreat that he might-have the last word.
Goulburn Races [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Goulburn Rawes Following are the entries for the two princi pal eyents. of the GoulburrinRaces on March 24th and 85th ; * Goulburn hIandioap-The Palmista:' Parma,. Lord Roberts, Ganymede, Czar, Bega, :Elmo, Daylight, The Squir , Colin Clinik, Alony.. City Handic?p-The Palmlast;: Parma, -Czar, Ballalaba, Ganymede, Bega. Elmo, Daylight, The Squire, Colin Olink, Alcoy, Lord Roberts. OOua Captain's Flat correspondence, is held over till next issue. A. DA'rs horsuracing was held;at Bungen dore yesterday, but the : esults are no' yet to hand. SMe F. P. Blewitt is exhibiting his draught stallion Prince at the Goulburn show. Two jockeys and horses have been disquali. fled for life for interfering in a race at Moree with a jockey named Arthur Frances, whose collarbone and arm were broken. Sir William Lyne, speaking at (?unidagni, said the choipo of a capital was narrowed down 'to twosites, and Bombala had bliazards. Why, he asked, should traffic, be divefted through Bombala, as would be the ...
Local and General. CHEAP excursion to Sydney next Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Local and General. I CHEAP excursion t, Sydney next Friday. THE fat bullock iprize gues.ing competition will be decided to-morrow morning. THE local Land Boa.d began a four days' sitting yesterday morning. A TERRIFIC clap of thunder at Mudgee last week led to several people fainting. MR. RICHARD ELLIOTT, an old resident of Gundaroo, passed away on Sunday at Picton. WHEAT is steady in the Sydney market at 3/1 to 3/2 per bushel. THERE is a possibility of a water famsine at White Cliffs. Our Gundaroo correspondent writes Rabbit poisoning is being proceeded with here, and rabbits are lying dead all over the paddocks. CYCLISTS and others driving vehicles by night will do well to read our report of last night's meeting of the Borough Council. OPERATIONS on the Spring Range gold fields are still suspended awaiting a further downfall of rain. WE believe Yats intends objecting to the decision of the Electoral Comumissioners re, garding the boundaries of that electorate ? What" will Queanbeya...
COMMONS TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
* UOMMONS TRUST. The .reports showed a r oredit balance of £13; accounts emounting to £2 Qa 41 wore passed for payment. .: Four fendera 'were submitted for the erection' of. the wire fence along CooQn road, and .after the ponsideratioq of the meeting the tender of J. T. Gibbs (Dod'ls. worth) at 4e per ghain was aqqepted, The meeting then rose, hIt is . probable that the English cricket teams visiting Australia in the future will only play 12 matches,'to be co fined to test matches and those against the States, The sepulchre of Thothmes III and his Queen, Hatshepsu, who lived about 1600 B. 0., has been discovered in the rookd near Hebsepsus' great temple at Deir.el.Bahari. New regulations governing the admission of visitors to the gaols have boon adopted by the State Government. 'In future persons visiting the goals out of curiosity will only be allowed to do so on Saturday afternoons, and when the prisoners will not be secn. Qf the many rats an I mice caqght in the vicinity of Susse...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Municipal Council. THE fortnightly meeting of the Municipal Council was held last night; there were pre sent : Aldermen Hungerford (Maycr), Atkinson, McPherson, Knox, Ifinckeman, Collett, and Pike. Correspondence was road from C. O'Neill asking permission to erect a w.c. at. the rear of her r"s idence in Lowe Street.-- Permission granted under the provisions of the Act. The finutc' account showed a credit bal an aci £69 19. 10d ; credit to lighting ac count £69 17s 61 ; and credit to r-c. resetve a-count £12 2 ;,1. Accounts were passed for plyment on account of the finance ac count amounting to £24 0 5d, and on account of the lighting account to the amount of £10 Os 5d. A report signed by the members of the Wcrks Committee requested that attention oce paid to the Bungendore road, at the foot of the hill. It was recommended that £10 be spent in graveoling, and suggested that it be done heforo further rains, as the cost of repairing then would be multipl ed. Aldetman Knox moved, and A...
Don't Leave the Town. PLENTY OF PROOF RIGHT HERE IN QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Don't Leave the - Town. -o PLENTY OF PROOF RIGHT HERE IN QUEANIEYAN... Claim is one thing, proof another. Columbus claimed the world was round. Did people believe it ? Not until he proved it.. Unproven claims have made the,people speo ties. Every claim made for the " Little Con. queror " is proven. Proven in Qiieanbeyan by local experience.' .Here is one ease from tbh. many we have. -Mr. W. A. -Parker,--Monaro -St., this town, Says:-." A long time I obtained a b -x of Duane' BaCkache Kidney Pills at. H. R. Pollard's Pharmacy, and this in, dicine proved the very thing I needed for pains in the small of my back. Months after I had these pains re'urn and 1 obtained the same rensedy and was cured a second time. I've had no sign of the com plaint since. They are splendid pills for back ache and should be used by- all sufferers with this complaint." " Success has brought up many imitations of Doan's Pills, but there is nothing " just as goo"'! as the remarly which caured Mr. Parker -Doan'...
War News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Wai No w'. LoND)N, Monday: -Admiral Togo, reporting on the latest engagement at Port Arlhur, states that the Japanese flotilla of torpedo. boat destroyers sank special mechanical mines in many places despite the Russian fire Another flotilla southwards of Laoti-shan fought the Russians at closo range, and the Russian destroyers were .greatly damaged, one of the.n taking fire. The enemy retreated in great confusio. Saveon Japanese were killed and nine wounded, but none of the destroyers were disabled. The first flotilla leaving the harbour en trance, encountered two of the returning Russian destroyers and a sharp flight ensued. One of the Russian destroyers escaped, though severly damaged, but the other, the Steregutchy, which was captured, soon sank. The crew were rescued. The main squadron sheltering behind Laoti-shan, bombarded Port Arthur effect. ively. The fortress at Samahantao, near Dalny, was also bombarded by Japanese cruisers. An unconfirmed ropJrt, which has reac.ed Shangh...
Farewell to Matron O'Keefe. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Farewell to Matron O'Keefe. ON Tuesday evening last in the board room at the hospital, friends to the number of` 25 or. 80 gathered together to bid adieui.'to Matror. O'Keefe, and to present her with a "Nellie Stewart" bangle, as a lasting me inento of the esteem she was held in by the people of this town dariPg her term as mat ron of the hospital. The presentation was made by the Mayoress (Mrs. H. J. 8. Hun geiford) who spoke .invery felicitous terms of the matron during -her sojrn in Quean: beyan, both as a matron, and a social mem ber of the community. Dr. Blaokall also spoke in eulogistic terms, and expressed great regret at her departure. He said the medical staff would greatly miss the matron and wished her prosperity in the future. Mr W. Davis Wright, and others who were pre sent, also' testified to the matron's sociability while in Qusanbeyan. The matron suitably responded, and the party proceeded to the railway station where the matron embarked for Sydney. At the voledictor...
The New Electorates [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
ThIe Newl Electorates Tjig Electoral Conrtnissioners 1have comple ted their labours of. the redistribution' of seat?, and maps, embracingthe groups of the new electorates, are now being issued,.whioh; will be eihibited'at the various polling places, Objections to the boundaries :may be lodged with the Electoral Commissioners within 14 days from a date to be specified. Up to yestel day evening, the boundaries: of 80 electorates had.been issued, among which' number aro thbos of Queanbeyan. This electorate is infinitesimally divided Part of it is to b. tacked onto Monlro, and the re maining portion, in addition to a portion' of Yass, and Braid wood go to make ap a new electorate. 'B6eg remains untouched, to which is added a part of Edon-Bombala. Monaro also remains intact with parts of Eden-Bombala and Queaubc'yan to make up the required size. -'To Aforuya is added parts of Brai:wood and:Shoalhaven. It is very dificult to'yet say whether Quneanbeyau will be regarded as the centre of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
A PREFERENTIAL MATTER. Fills the (Customs) Bill 4of ALL SMOKERS who believe in quality first and foremost. When this is the case Yankee Doodle OR IN PLUGS or AIR-TIGHT TINS "Y D" MIXTURE DARK or BRIGHT. is preferred to all others. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. Reowards in. connection with this Tobacco have been dsacontinued from let March MASCOTTE TOBACCO Has now become firmly establisl:ej ae"a favourite with the smoking public. h ..BOOMERANG BRlANDY. The Resident Medical Officer of a large Colonial Hospital writes ?-Our patients have Greatly Benefited by the use' of Joshua's Boomerang Brandy .- It is a- very INourishing and Benefioial 'iifi at." ... - . O. na . . d 4 Tins . . . ...... . ug, a. oz a. o. Tin.
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1904. THE BIRTH RATE [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
WITH WHICH E INOORPORATED ,ueainbeyanu Times, BTingendore Mirror do Captain's Flat .Miner., FRIDAY, MA ROH 18;, '1904. · -- :?-. :"'_ . .7" ? ?' ---·:'.?'.'.. THEi BIRTH RATE Tns value of the evidence brought to light by theo Royal commission appointed,to enquire into the declining birth rate has hot ended with the oreport prepared'by that body. The anonymous.obntributions' withllwhich. the city press has lately been flooded draws, from the public, evidence of.a franker, nature than what is likely to emanate through the medium of anybody of examiners... The 'Cammiss ion has.spent monlhs in collecting, coordina 'tiig, and condensing the. testimony of physicians, hospital matrons, police .offioers, and statistics, but the foices which influence the private lives of citizens are most likely to be brought to the light of public cogr,izancn by tho unsigned "exlpressions generated :by the official sep6rt.` There is one spirit donrh inating the feelings of all of those veitilating 'their v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
A LIVER COUGH. Its Course Out Short. The ease of Mrs. . . NIXON. (ar A nALLAIx anPOIaTn). For some unaccountable reason the truth of a good many things are often only ad, mitted in a half-hearted way, and in cones quenee it Is difficult to decide how much or bow little to believe, but when such a deci slve statement as that made by Mrs. Blanche Nixon, of No. 3 Little's Avenue, Balmain East, is brought to light, the information that is gained may be accepted as accurate. To our reporter Mrs. Nixon remarked: " Just about five years from the present date I had a severe attack of influenza, and I became so weak that I could not turn in bed. All my limbs were racked with in. tense aches, and I suffered greatly from a violent cough which strained my system terribly, besides keeping me awake at nights. 'It was very trying to be in misery all da1y, and not got any rest at all, for there I used to lie night after night in a state of feverish restlessness; and when the next day dawnted I was ...
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, MARCH 20. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
OrnTT3r SEE E RVI 3S E UDAY, MARca 20 hhurch of ~ngland Qoeanbe~an-11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Barra-3 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Minister. Canberra--ll a.m. Gundaroo-3.30 p.m. REV. P. O. SMITH, M.A. Roman Catholic Queanbeyan-Mars 8.30, and IP am. devo. tions 7.30 p.m. REV. R. OOLLENDER, Priest Presbyterian Queanbeyan-Fellowship Association, 10 a.m. 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Bungendore-3 p m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., Minister-in-Oharge. Methodist Queanbeyan--l a.m. Mr. G. Southwell. 7.30 p.m. Rev. W. Stewart. Wattle Park-lia.m. Rev. W. Stewart. 7 p.m. Mr. E. Brown. Wocdfeld-3 p.m. Mr. 0. Southwell. Weetangerra-3 p.m. Rtev. W. Stewart. Majura-3 p.m. Mr. E. Brown. Rev. W. STEWART, Minister. s mm i ~m.m ~emm. I
The Courts. WEDNESDAY 16th MARCH. BEFORE Mr. A. Elliott, P.M., and Messrs. J. Gale, and J. M. McIntosh, Js.P. POLICE COURT. AFFILIATION CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
The Courts. SWFEDESIDAY 16Ih MAR lCH. BEFonx Mr. A. Elliott, P.MI., and Messrs. J. Gale, and J. 1. McIutosh, Js.P. POLICE COURT. AFFILIATION CASE. Mary McAnley v. Richard Walter Robiu son. Mr. Garraway for plaintiff and Mr. Woodward for defendant. Case pre arranged. Defendant ordered to pay 5s 6d per week towards the support of hie illegiti mate child for twelve months, in addition to a guinea professional costs, and 4a 10d costs of court. DETENTION OP PROPERTY. Mrs. James Sopthwell (formerly Mrs. Robert Graham) proceeded against Ewan Graham for the recovery of a horse, dray, and pair of Winkers. Mr. Garraway ap peared on behalf of complainant, and Mr. Woodward defended. Edith Southwell deposed :-My name was formerly Edith Graham, and am now the wife of James Southwell, whom I married on the 9th December of last year. Defen dant has a horse and dray in his possession which is my legal property. Bought the dray from the defendant (Ewan Graham) and the horse from a man named Hlollett....
Garden and Field Calendar for March, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
Garden and Field Calen'lar ?lr JMarch. 1904 (B, A. Lansdoloe, Seedsman, Ooulbur,.) ?'H heavy rains daring the month have rMis* red us greatly; still deop,thorough cultivation will at times greately assist growth during a dry period. We again urge sowing in drills, and adding some suitable fertilizei. The expense in every way is less than in broadcast sowing. All crops to provide winter feed should be sown at once. Cape Barley, rape, and rye are the best to .withe stand severe weather, and rape is excellent for i cheap, yet effective green manure. Lucerno for a lasting crop must not le neg lected. Prospects are for a continance of the pecular weather we have lately had. Some. good rainfallA, fogs, and cool ?eo breezes. Hot at. times, but early frosts likely. Kitchen Garden.-Sow Queen onion, cab. bnve of certain k;uds, turnips of all kinds, leeks, spinach, lettnse, kohl rabbi, radish crssa parsely, and a few cauliflower and broccoli. Plant out cauliflowers, cabbage, potato onions, eso...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 18 March 1904
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