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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
VARIETIES The German navy employs 2U,000 men. There ere 100 national banks in Japan. The world's navies employ 1,1)93,000 men. Germany's forests cover 34,390,000 acres. Europe has women commercial travellers. Germany has 016 dentists and 4,988 drug gists. Wealthy people in Japan regard it as undignified tondcahorse fatter than at a walk. Zoologists say that nil known species of wild animals are gradually diminishing in size. The undorcaking business of Paris mono polized by tho municipal government. A 17-year-oM girl, who was arrested in Brooklyn rooontl7 ou the charge of vagrancy, could converse fluently in six languages. A Florida turtle1* lmrrow was explored and among its inhabitants were found thir teen species of insects, ten of them new to scicnoo. In China a man who killed bis father was executed, and along with him his school master for Dot having taught him better. The woodpecker exerts a force with his bill agaiust a treo equivalent proportionately to that of a UO-tnn trip...
MR. W. DAVIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
KB. W. DAVIB. Some months ago, Mr. W. Davis, of Goulburn, gave some phonographic entertainments in and around Queanbeyan in aid of the hospitals and other chanties, and I believe the ef fort met with a good response. Now, I learn that Mr. Davis is thinking of making another tour through this district with an improved 'phone, the object being the same as the last. Mr. Davis is well-known — and favorably known, too — as the one-time owner of Gungahleen and Gininderra ; and, although over 26 years absent, still has a leaning towards old associa tions, and a warm place in his heart for old friends. I have not the least doubt that should he come again, his generous entertainments will be well patronised.
TRAVELLER FOR 4000 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
TRAVELLER FOR 4000 YEARS. KKjpt is a land where the traveller is cni - tly tempted tu assiga to a hoar antiijuily tbe oiigiu.of tho customs which he sec* felill in vogne. When the wild Nubiad boatmen bare conquered the ruining waters, and bring their boat safely into quiet streams above or below the rapids, Ihoy break out into the refrain, ' Babi salain;! Babi sa'aani !' (' Cataract, hail !') Ono cannot help imagining the sailors of Userteen or Ranues apologising for their history over difficulties and dangers of the passage by this salute to the personified gate from Egypt to Nubia. So I have ssen*the owner of a farm at Thebes encouraging his reapers towards evening. -nut by serving out beer, but by singing to them and playing his accompaniment on a rude mandolin. The Btatue of otemnon was looking down upon him, as I suppose it had looked down on similar songs for 400 years.
OUR M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
OUB H.L.A. What's the matter with our member — several people out here would like to know. A number from this side were in town on Thursday last, aud were disappointed. Among these was Mr. John McDonald, of Uriarra, who' drove in 25 miles purposely to meet Mr. Millard, and was very much disappointed when he got to town to learn that urgent busi ness had called the member away the night previous.
URIARRA. SCHOLASTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
CRIARRA. From our Correspondent. SCHOLASTIC. Our half-time school, so report says, is shortly to be removed to a more central position, which will largely increase the attendance, probably suffici ently so to meet the require ments of a full-time school. In which case it 'will prove a boon to the parents and a blessing to the 3'oungsters.
LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Z.TFX. Lite is but play ;? A throb, a tear ; A sob, a sneer And then— good day ! Life is but jest ; A dream, a doom ; A gleam, a gloom And then— good rest. Life is but such As wrought God's will;. 'Tis nought, and still Tis oft— too much. . Another death from plague bas occurred - at Brisbane,' *he patient being a girl, 19 years of age., ; . . j .-..,? ..» ?'-? Aelephonic communication has .been established experimentally behreen'Syd 'uey and Melbourne.-' ?' .-???' . J-*.'!? i - Tne AustraliiurEleizen defeated Canter bury, N.Z:;. 1-y eight .wckeis.^Tnynper 'Jilayed a lirilltant innings.. t ' ''? ?:?_
District News. COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
! Distrfct^News, t COOMA. ? * ? . [From the .Express.] The attendance at the Coorna races on Thursday was fully 1000 persons. * * * Last week Mr. N. Coffey shot a full-grown fox at the rear of Mr. Council's resi dence. A contest took place in Beni bala for the position of Mayor; Messrs. Plowright and McTier nan were proposed and scored four votes each. The Return ing Officer gave his casting vote in favor of the former, Barney thus missing the bus. * * * We are informed that the Rev. Father Gunning, who lias just returned from a visit to Ireland, will visit Cooma in a week's time, and will spend a fortnight or so amongst his old friends and parishioners. ??-?? a: ??)?? Mr. Charlie Flatmaii, who some eight months back took a trip to England, has returned to Cooma. * * * Our Adamiuaby correspon deut writes : — Things gener ally are very quiet oiit here. Harvesting is nearly all com pleted, and prices for same are much better than last year. The largest oave party that has passed throu...
Political & Economic. SOCIALISM DEFINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Ii^^jl^^I 60CIA1IBM DEFINED. \Vhen Karl Marx, Cardinal Man ning, and Johann Most, Prince Bis marck, Kugene V. Debs, Edward Bellamy, and Professor Ely are called Socialists, it is time that we ask what Socialism means. If they are' all Socialists, Socialism means anything or nothing:, and .the use of the word throws more darkness than light. What is the correct use of the werd ? * * * There is no dispute among in formed people. As Sidney \Veb'n has pointed out, not to know is metfely intellectual laziness. Tbe modern lexicons, the encyclopedia, the scholars, the authorities, Social ists themselves are agreed as to what Socialism is. Those who have introduced confusion into the use of the word are the sentimentalists on the one hand, who would call any body who has a kind heart a Social ist, and sensationalists, on the other band, who identify Socialism with any kind of social revolution. So cialism, to informed people, is nei ther the one nor the other, neither a vague dream of love ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday, 1.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday. 1.30 p.m. A young domestic servant at tempted suicide early this morning by throwing herself from the rocks at Cremorne. Slip was severelv iniured. Mr. Reid is to be entertained at East Sydney on the 13th. For the Newmarket Handi cap betting is unchanged, but Gladsome is rather weaker. Blinker is favorite for the Cup. In the produce markets, lu cerne is easier, and maize firm er, but prices generally are un altered. LONDON, Wednesday. Milner has resigned, and is returning to England. Warsaw strikers declare that they intend to kill an official for every man the troops killed. Japanese are trying to out flank the Russians, who are in a strong position. In two days' fighting at Tsinchesban, the Russians were routed and retired. Their losses are estimated at between one and two thousand. Sergius' assassin recognised the Governor of Warsaw as number seven on the list of the condemned. '~ 'The garrison at Vladivostock is estimated at forty thousand. The Austr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
?ptatal AdmrttaaauBta. NURSE SMYTH, 1ABIES' 3STXT3BSE, TTAS Comfortable Accommodation for IT Ladies -A.T KBS. J&TTJSrJDJ^Sr'S, and is prepared to attend Ladies in their own homes in Town or Country. KELVINSIDE Boarding : Establishment. (I.ale Row, Shamrock, and Tliisllc Hotel) JIONARO STRKKT. QVUSSBKVAH, Near the Bridge. Moderate Charges. Refreshments at nil Hours. Jivery Convenience lor Country Visitors. . . -*. Good Stabling Accomnoda'.lon. '*. MES. J. MTTlfDAT, Proprietress. ' PRESS NOTICE. IN order to avoid misunderstanding and disappointment, it is hereby notified that unless the customary 1'rbss Passes Ik previously sent to the Office, no repre sentative from this journal will attend any entertainment or local function. In aU cases where the usual courtesy does not extend to the Press, it shall be taken to indicate that a report of the proceedings is undesired. H. E. HOLLAND, Proprietor. Subscribers are requested to note that The Leader is posted in Queanbeyan every Mo...
Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
BainfbU. The February rainfall for N.S.W. shows generally below the average, and includes: — Adaruinaby 130, points ; Araluen, 179 ; Bombala, 91 ; Braidwood, 170; Bimgendore, 237; Cooaia, 158; Delegate, 148; Goulburn, 144; Michelago, 129; Queanbayan, 297 ; Yass, 268. A light shower visited Queanbeyan on Wednesday night, accompanied by a heavy peal of thunder and lightning flashes. Yesterday morning was misty and cloudy '? and at about 3 o'clock, a thunder storm broke over the town, heavy rain, intermingled with hail, falling. Fifty-nine points were registered at the local post-office during Wednes day night and yesterday.
Passing notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
f Passing notes. E'OTUS.'$ After all Mr. Carruthers' protests concerning the Brad don Blot when 3ie Federal Draft Bill was before the people, lie is now desirous that the Blot shall be retained ; and we are still to go on raising £ 4 for every £ 1 we require, be cause that is the easiest way to get taxes out of the public pocket; and although Joseph of Kogarah is in favor of direct taxation, he wouldn't think of attempting to legislate it into existence. * * * ~ ' A Casual ' writes : — £0 in consequence of ' un fbrseen circumstances ' we were not honored with a visit from our M.L.A. — a visit so long promised, and so fre quently postponed. His failure to meet the electors according to engagement will hardly sur prise the public, however much it may rile the more rabid of his liberal reform and temperance supporters. Can it be that Mr Milliard's arduous parliamen tary duties and the very great strain of unanswjjring so ' many letters, has played upon and shattered his nerves— shatter...
Queanbeyan Race Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Qaeanbeyan Baoa Meeting The following nominations have been received in connection with the above : Publican's Purse, 7 furlongs. Mr. T. Jobson's b g Appeal (late Leap frog), aged. G. Massey's br g Silver Forest, aged. G. Massey's brg Avondale, aged. J. E. Nobbs' blk g Clipper, 4 years. A. Davis' c m Belinda, 5 years. G. Cribble's b g Glenn, 5 years. J. \V. Ward's bg Ivan, aged. II. Bryne's.blk g Greenwell, aged. E. Turnbull's blk in Fasbion, aged. W. Ball's c m Silver Spray, 5 wars. V. Ryan'sbg Ballalaha, aged. W. Wlielan's b g Amalgam, aged. QUEANBEVAN HANDICAP, I tllile. Mr. T. Jobson's b g Appeal (late Leap frog), aged. G. Massey's br g Silver Forest, aged. G. Massey's br g Avondnle, aged. J. It Nob'bs' br or blk g Clipper, 4 yrs. A. Davis1 c m Belinda, 5 years. G. Gribble's bg Glenn, 5 years. M. Byrne's blk g Greenwell, aged. K. Turnbull's blk m Fasbion, aged. \\\ Ball's c m Silver Spray, 5 years. W. Ryan's b g Ballalaba, aged. \V. Wlielan's br g Amalgam, aged. \V. J. Sberd's c...
A World Elsewhere. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
A World Elsewhere. General Kuropatkin has repotted to St. l'etcrsburg tllat 20 Japanese torpedo-boats and warships are proceeding tctVladivos tock. l'rince Androvinjkoff,. who recently ordered the troops to fire on. tlie strikers, at Warsaw, hat been assassinated. Be was fatally stabbed. * * * Four officers of the Russian Imperial Guards are to bercourt-martiallfld hi con nection with tlie firing; of a cannon at the Winter Palace during' tlie blessing of the Neva waters on January Forty thousand workers employed at tlie Government establishments in St.. Petersburg have again gone out on strike. * * * There are 44,000 Hussions, including 616 officers, prisoners of war in Japan. The Czar lias has ordered a reduction of the hours of labor at Libau and Ramny railway stations and workshops, where work has been resumed at increased wages. # Railway strikes have become general at Lodz in Russian. Poland ; and. in Saratoff and several other Russian dis tricts. A policeman was.suot dead in W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
THEQUEANBEYAN LEADER The Democratic Newspaper of Ike Southern TtMeliiuU. 'fc. rrinted & Published every Tuesday olid Friday at KOVASO-BTBEEI, OjrEAlTBEYAir. 1:1 .t lie State ill New South Wales, liy the l'ropri eltj;, IlIiNRV UUMDND HOLLAND. S'a'BSCBIE'I'IO3Sr : ivr Year in advance - - Ten Sliillincfi. Booked, Twelve Shillings. j-_D-v-E:H,TiiiiE:fc£E:Er-rs: CASUALS— First Inch, 2/-. Iiacll tucceeding inch, 1/6. Tlireelnsertionsforp'rtcttollwo. S.TAUD1NG COKTKACTS-By special arrSBEtt DisfficUMrcctory. gNTConsult tlits Directory before mat ing your purchases. Auctioneers. John Hunter, uungendore. Jos. I'&e, Mouaro-blTeel. Boarding EnrtllBtimmtl. Mrs. Munday, ' Kelvinside.' Monnro-street. V.isses Keefc, nathurst House. 26S HlizaLctb-st., Sydney, near Kedlern Railway Station. Buffers and Contractor*. ]?; Holland, Macquoid-slrect. But chert.. Mclnuefc Bros., fcforrisselt-slreet. Blcjctes. Ucd Bird Bicycles- C. V. l'erciva\, local asnitp. Coach and Bujj) Builders. \v. Snot...
SELECTED VERSE. WORLD-MAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
C^» SELECTED VERSE. j»J WORLD-KAKEBB. Hear tlie wliisper ofliopelcss tilings in this time of the twilight pale, Told by the tongues that cling to the wings of the drowsy eastern gale, Sobbing the story of broVen life, beaten against the dust, Of eyes that dry in the lonely years and lips set hard to the crust. Come out, oh heart, from your drowsiness^ and know of tbe hearts that beat The march of the dead in the milking shed, to the clatter of creaking feet. 'Tis a long, long way in a cruel day over a hopeless track. — And this is the word of the drivingwriud, the cry of tlie man out-back. There came a lie in his golden youth ; full blooded and fair he went, Anddrove his strength on the eastern hills, and dreamed in the midnight tent. The whistling guns fell back at the stroke, Hie slab roof dared the sun, TiU tlie strong soul smiled in the summer bush for a weary work welt done ; He took her away from the olden home te the roof on the chestnut rise, And side by side thro' the hard ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
THE LUCKY IUY ! I FEBBUABY 14. Bring* Your Bills along*, and haire v Your Money's Worth Refunded. ; l; Our Sale being such an Unprecedented Success, we intend having another SALE with another FREE DAY, for One Month, Commencing 1st March. Ending 31st March. COME, TET YOUR XTTCK AGAIN ! All New Autumn and Winter Goods JLT ZR/ZEIDTTCEilD PRICES. HAYES AND RUS$|LL. Queanbeyan. GENERAL j PRINTING $ OF EVERY DESCRIPTION ' 3 Bend Yonr Ordsrs 1' M \ I 'THE LEADER' I PRINTING WORKS. ! g The Leader Office is stocked with i S | Australian-made Type from tlie ! ;3 foundry of Messrs. F. T. Wimble ? !j and Co., Clarence Street, Sydney, s - | No better 'assortment will be found in i 5 any office outside of Sydnej'. Our | ; | Machinery is modern, and our staff \ S includes tradesmen who know every i 5 detail of their craft. We are in a ; ij position to do your Printings expedi- ! S tiously, at moderate prices, and in. a ; S stj'le that Sydney firms cannot sur- i H Pass- . ? ! I TRY TJS- ? I The Qu...
GATEAU OF FOWL OR DUCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
GATEAU OF FOWL OR DUCK. Mince ten ounces of either cooked fowl or duck, four ounces of boiled ham, two ounces of sausage-meat, two oooked mushrooms, an onion, sprigs of thyme and psrsley, and an ounce of 'buttor. Bound these in a mortar, moistening them with tbe folks of two eggs, a teaspoonrut 01 xresn lemon juice, ana wnen the miitnro is smooth civcr it with half a pint of white stook in which a little gelatine (about a quarter of an ounce) has been soaked. Stew three ounces ' : Carolina ricii in second stock, Bait it, and wh-n nearly cooked, strain; cool it and put the balf of it into buttered mould; add the coutontH of the mot tar, the remaining portion of tha rice, a gill .of Rtook, end bake for fifty minute*, cr etcanT it. for an hour. Wbra Ilia entree is famed out, pour a rich gravy over it, and border with green peas. This gateau makes a nice 'nnclieon dish served cold with lettuce and tomalo salad, while aay left pieces may be made into aandwiohes ot be used as a break fast...