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ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, CANBERRA February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, CANBERRA February 21. Canberra, 11 a.m. Gundaroo, 11 a.m. Sutton, 3 p.m. Gininderra, 3 p.m. Power House, 7.30 p.m. Duntroon, 7.30 p.m. Rev. F. 0. Ward. R. C. CHURCH, QUEANBEYAN. February 21. Queanbeyan, 8 a.m. Mass. Queanbeyan, 10 a.m. Maess Springbank, 0 a.m. Mass R.M. College 11 a.m. Mass. Rev. M. Hogan.
Wheeled Buffets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Wheeled Buflets. -4~-- AN innovation which will be gratefully appreciated by many weary railway travellers, especially women with chil. dren, when they are travelling without male escort (and sometimes when such escort is not as solicitous for their com fort as he might be) is contemplated. It is to take the form of providing " wheeled buffets," at the principal railway stations. By this arrangement, tea and other refreshments will be brought to the cairiago windows, so that there will be no need either to leave the carriage or to send to the re freshment room. Little concessions like this are often more valuable than others wrhich are more pretentious.
To-Day's Police. STEALING A TENT. (Before Mr. S. B. Gunn. P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
To-Day's Police. STEALING A TENT. (Before Mr. S. B. Gunn, P.M.) Jaxras O'BcIEN was charged with stealing on the 16th February one tent valued at 15., the property of Thomas Gilbert Hill. Constable McNeely stated that aboutll a.m. yesterday he saw the accused sitting in the waiting-room at the railway station. Asked him if his name was James O'Brien and he replied, Yes. I said, I want you to accompany me to town in connection with a tent you sold at Woodger Bros. Cautioned him on arrival at the shop. Asked him if he knew the tent and he looked at it and said, It is mine, I bought it for 51- from a man who said he was going to Yass and that the tent was too heavy for him to carry. I said. Do you know the man's name? He replied, No, I never saw him before. I said, Can you describe him ? He replied, He is a tall old man with no hair on his face. Then arrested him, brought him to the lockup, and charged him. He replied, I never stole it, I have never stolen a thing in my life. Have known...
BOMBALONG WOOL CLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
BOMBALONG WOOL CLIP. M Mr. Archibald Peden's Bombalong wool clip from Colinton attracted keen biddings when submitted by Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. at their sale last Wednesday. The wethers fleece made 11d per lb., the pieces 8'd., and bellies 6id. Commeiting on the wool the auctioneers state that it showed deep staple and good quality and was in an attrac tive-condition. Dan Mack's talented company staged The Silence of Dean MIaitland to a good house on Tuesday night. The company were well received and a return visit is promised. Following the oppressive heat of this morning, a thunderstorm occurred this even ing. Nice showers are falling as we go to press, and groviding we got a good-fall, thu weather should b'e moro odoler and pl©iasnt
Local Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Local Industry. Wz have inspected a motor car that has just been subjected to a complete overhauling and renovation by the firm of Moore Bros., at their garage and workshops in Monaro. street, Queanbeyan. The work, which must satisfy the most fastidious, has been done for a client-Mr. J. Dulhunty, and he is very proud of it. The work included the overhauling of bearings, engine, and driving gear. One feature of the repairs was the welding of a broken frame by the oxy.acety. lene system, which has now come into gen eral use, especially in the motor repairing trade, and this is worthy of special mention. The entire work on this particular car was carried out under the supervision of Mr. Dixon. The painting, which vies favorably with the best metropolitan work, does much credit to the local firm of Messrs. Naylor & Weir. It would be an object lesson to any. one interested in motor cars to look in and inspect this specimen of local industry ; and we are pleased to learn that own...
Returned Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Returned Soldiers. WHVaN asked on Tuesday what action the authorities would take with the men returned from Egypt or the front for disciplinary offences, the Acting Adjutant-General said that on the arrival of the men they would be discharged from the force with ignominy and then be imprisoned in the ordinary gaols till the expiration of their sentences. They would not be permitted to re-enlist.
How to Injure Your Town. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Hlow to lnjure Your Town. RUN it down to visitors. Go to other places for your supplies. Look sorry when a stranger talks to youof buying property in it. Befuse to see merit in any 'cheme unless you are " big-dog " in it. y Don't invest. Show your distrust by re-. fusing to lay out any money in it. Let your tongue wag idly about your neighbour, without knowing the facts. Cut those whom in your vanity you think beneath you, and split up into classes and cliques. Always refer to your town as " this hole," and, though its population be under 10,000, institute comparisons between it and Sydney, Melbourne, Paris, and New York. Do not assist any new movement. If. however, one should seem likely to succeed start another on the same lines, and so obh. tain a dissipation of energy and a multipli cation of expense. Be eternally on the growl. Even if it is hot, windy, and dusty in every other place in the Commonwealth, speak as though your town was the only one in which, for the time being, su...
Weather Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
.Weather Notes. Tas continued abmormally hot weather is playing up most disastrously with all kinds of vegetation and exhausting water supply in every direction. Unless rain comes very soon the worst may be expected. The maxi mum readings at the local observing station (No, 2) are frequently up to and over 100 degrees. " Just as we go to press there are indications of a favorable change; but these indications have of late been many, and they have passed off without realisation.
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. At. the Homebushl stock sales .on Monday prim e- sheep were firm.` Competition, was brisk for the .best classes for export. : The followmng :district stock was sold:--G: Smith, Bungendore; -62 w 11/,. 85 w 8/6 -to :/10,1-24:e 8/3, 291 cbk h 12/9; Mrs.iJ Young,. Bungendore,, 40: w 15f,:47. w 14/6; P. R. Brodziak, Bungendore, 141 ? 10L4a 158 w 817 .to 811.
Children's Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Chiildren's Concert. A CONCERT. in which children were the principal performers, was given on Wednesday night at the Protestant Hall, Queanbeyan. It had been projected a month or so back, the originators and promoters being Mr. and Mrs'A. G. Noble, the proceeds to go towards the Circuit Fund of the Methodist Church. To. Mrs. Noble, especially, belongs the credit of the success which attended the affair. That lady, with long-con. tinued and self-sacrificing exertions, had trained her bevy of girls and a contingent of boys to the top-notch of their work; and the acknowledg ment of her eminent services, and of the efforts'of her hu:'band, made at the close of the entertainment by the Rev. D. C. Hughes was not more generous than merited. Much credit, also, was due to Miss Hazel Jordan and Mr. F. Mathews for their able services as accompanists on the occasion. There was a full house, and the proceeds must form a hand some contribution to the church funds. There must have been from 50 to ...
Correspondence. WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
Corresponldence. Ws do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. SIE,--The effects of the present war are beginning to come home to up. They are manifesting themselves in various ways and will soon be all too apparent in cases of privation and want amongst our own townspeople. Can we, recognising the certainty of this, make an immediate and wise provision for the future by doing something in a definite organised way in the cause of charity. We have no Benevolent Society in Queanbeyan, for instance, and althongh'I have found from ex perience that this society is not always succeseful in its operations, it has often brought a measure of relief where help has been very urgently needed. Fail ing this, would it be possible to start a fund to be designated the "Home Re lief Fund"? (We live in an age of funds, but one more to an already long list may not prove overwhelming). Small charitable efforts could be held from time to time and the proceeds of t...
ALBION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
ALBION. "Britain's action with regard to Ger man bills of exchange adds striking testimony to the villainous, mean, huck stering spirit which has animated Britain in every step she has taken in her history-this false, despicable Al bion, which never tires of posing to the gallery of Europe as the protector of the sanctity of international treaties! But, despite her bluff and bluster, Britain knows full well that her pirati cal economic war is digging her own grave. '"-"Kolnischl Zeitung. .
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. The well-known firm of Ernest Bosch, Con salting Opticians of Martin Place and Pitt street, Sydney, who have been visiting this town for the past ten years, writes :-" On account of numerous communications re ceived from this district, we feel obliged to warn the spectacle wearing public against persons using our name and working upon our reputation, not directly, baut in such 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 1MARCH 9th. The schedules for the Quleanbeyan Show are now ready and may be ob tained at this office or with the Sec retary, J. O Harris, at his office, Monaro Street.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 19 February 1915
lotice to Horseowners, Etc, O N account of the continuous dry weather the.BUNGENDORE JOCKEY CLUB have decided to abandon the Race Meeting. advertised for March 10th. S J.'J. MoKIE, Secretary.. GRAND Patriotic Entertainment. Protestant Hall; FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26th. B Y REQUEST, the recent unique En . tertainment given under the manage ment of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Noble, will be re-presented onthe above date in aid of the :Patriotic and Red Cross Funds. The Programme which was so enthusiasti cally received, will be presented in its en tirety. Absolutely one-of the best programmes submitted to a Queanbeyan audience. Front Seats 2s, Back Seats is. Seats may be reserved at Stuckey's. C, CAMPBELL, J. G. HARRIS, Hon. Secs. NOTICE TO SHEARERS. RHEARING commences at Cuppacumba. J: liong on let March next. 13.000 sheep to be shorn.. Shearers are required to apply fo: pens to pn;'s: G. MoINNES, Amungula. TENDERS. T ENDERS are invited for Digging-out and Destroying Rabbits in the Mugga Mugga Paddo...