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STRAWBERRY DELIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
STRAWBERRY DELIGHT. Cut lengthways half en oblong Bponge oaVe in two ; hollow out part of the centre of the wider oue (the upper one is used as a cover), eooop the crumbs font with great oare, on no account piercing through the cako. Fill in the sooopeet-ont part with cooked strawberries. Cook tbo strawberries in a syrup made with half a gill ot juice from either straw berrlos, red currants, or raspberries, half a poosdof sugar ^tbo juice 0/ a quarter of a lemon, ? quarter of ? an ounce of gelatine, and three quarters of a pint of ?rater. Boil ilii Vila tbe lid off Ibeprerorring pan fi* ton minutes before the juice is put in. This is enough errnp fora pound o! strawberries. Stew them about twenty minutes. After the strawberries have been put in tbe cake, bruBh it over with a little of tha fruit syrup, and sift very finely chopped almonds and sugair on it. When the fruit is quite cold, cover this delioious swoet with whlppedoream. If It Is considered tonexpensive use white of egg mad...
Messrs Hayes and Russell's Free Gift Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Ke-sx« Bayen ana BumAI'b Pxw Qift The sealed envelope containg date of Messrs. Hayes and Russell's free gift day was. broken open on Monday, arid 'freeway' proved to be February 14. AU who made purchases from the .firm on that day will be given goods to the -value of the^iamounts^itKsSr rfrelmettive purchases bbn :jpres«ntiui6h:^-f^their |^^P^MWrfiied^aiei%ere, Messre Hayes i^gll.ussell are iow conducynga fe«hsfl3e; with yet an other i'free?day This /; commenced ^v3V^3£esday, and will close on
FRENCH SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
FRENCH SOUP. fiemore all fat bom a ponud of mutton bones- uncooked Jf possible— pnt them into a ?anoepan wilh,a jlnt , and a half of water, a ?unrip, three halt-oooked potatoes, two onlow, an ounce of rice,:anda little salt. Stswfor,w.'fa»r«jgata.lta1f. add « «iU of ?cota water wromigtoy fat ?« impurities to ;he Ririaoe,»kim^awfnllj-,mmt-ro' thebmnt, indpnM&BJemp.iflirough-a deye. There ?bonM b« ?»bout*;pint-gf it, to which tdd a -lrit.*nd^^nBr»crf^flk1.mnd botl for flre Vu'.wr. .OTIs^pSer/itutrltlonssonp.Jiat fUtudlgte tici.lWre.more water and less ?nllk nis insy i»^flcea;fOT late dinjuer, as white (took and cream to it, and send grated ohoddir cheese or fried sippots to table with it, but not in it.
JULY PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
JULY tUDDINQ. Lino a pie-dish vith thiuslIcM of buttered bread from which all cruethaabeenramoved: Fill up the dish with a quarter of a pound of fresh rod currants properly ploked, half a pound of raspberries, a quarter of a pound of irooscberrioB— unrine if nossible— a anartar of a pound of strawberries or ohordaa, about nine ounces of sugar, or more if liked sweet, and a gill of water. Cover this with slioes of buttered bread, and bake in a slow of Baits about fifty minutes. When the breed begins to brown, cover it over with a paper. This pudding may be eteamed, but it has not so much flavour cooked in that way. If pastry is allowed in the nursery, mi a nicely mode milk crust imtoad of bread, and it will than be a July tart, and a very nioe tart indeed. As to Bugar in tarta, one oannot giro exact quantities ; so much depends on tho fruit ; and the matter is not of importance, as it can, of course, bo added at table This is ouuallv good cold or hot, but, if oold, serve mi'.k or cre...
THE PITY OF IT. DRAMATIS PERSONAE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
the ?m of ir. DRA.Ua.TIS FER30NiE. Cjnthia Brooke, a widow, tbe wrong side of thirty. Alice Leslie, her friend, l&nyon Glyn, aformcr admirer of Mrs B.'j. Alice: Sojou won't go to Lady. Scot's crush, after all. I wish you would. Oynthia : My dancing days are over, I think, and crushes don't appeal to me now. They are convenient things if you bavo a particular friendyou desire to meet. Years ago I remember I used to enjoy them im mensely. Alice: Ye/, when Major Glyn was 'in England. Cynthia : What makes yon bring up his name? Alice; isu, only coat you nseu ro oe more or lflfs associated with him, when you went out more than you do now. Yon and he wero always together at crashes, picnic*, Henley, and— Cynthia : Fray where eke f Alice : Everywhere, in fact. C/nthia : Bat that is fire years ago, and he is in India. Alice: He exchanged into a regiment ordered abroad, dida't he P Cynthia: Yea. Alice : And people talked rather, didn't they— Baid things, don't yon know ? Qintbia : Wh...
A Local Agency. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
A Local Agencv. Mr. J. W. Venables has been appointed local agent for 'Vul- cana,' a highly concentrated food for horses, cattle, pigs, etc. If bought by the cwt., it is explained that the cost per head of feeding horses and cattle with this prepara tion is 5d per head per week, or 2 -£d per head for pigs, foals, and calves.
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
StraOTO; ?No, sir, my daughter oan never be youra.' ' I don't wint her to be mr daaghtar I' broke in tho yoing ardent.- ? I wint her to ba wif*.' ? A Cibeful Goabduh. — llutre« : 'I should like to know what business that poliraaau has in my kitohen erery night in the week?' Protty Sjrrint : « Pleiie, mira, I think be suspicions ma of negleotin' ms work e sunntbjn'.' — — Uarch: When yon viiitei tUe mnieam to-day did you see tbe iaitruonnta of torture that are on exhibition?' Ilearwell: 'Yes, but the disphy is not complete.' March : - What does it lick !*- Hearwell: ' A lodging- hoass pisno !' Vioar (severely, to his cook) : ' ilary, 70a had a soldier to supper lut night.' Conk : ' Yes, sir ; he's my brother.' Vicar: ' But you told me you had no brother.' Cook: 'S- I thought, sir, until you preached last Saudiy, an] loll as we wars all brothers and siateri.' Tiked or It.— Simpson ; Winterer ia daces your uncle to many the widiw of a man who was hanged? : Jimpson: Ho had been minted to...
School Inspection. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Bohool Inspection. The Rev. J. Whyte, Inspector 01 the Roman Catholic Schools, visited Queanbeyan this week, and ex amined St. Gregory's School child ren. AH the dudUs acquitted them selves in a very creditable manner, gaining high marks in many sub jects. The rev. gentleman is now en route for Cooma. Mr. Flashman, district inspector, also visited the local Superior Public School during the week.
HOUSEKEEPER. THE USES OF HOG FEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
HOUSEKEEPER THE USES OF HOG FEET. Hog foot jolly, though mnoh more elabor ate than that made of gelatine, is sufficiently nice to repay a housekeeper for going to a good deal «f trouble making it. Another point in its favor is that it is made of tome thinir produced on the farm, and country. people ourM to utilise some resources as lar as possible. In order to have vonr jolly stock nice you must bo very careful in your manujrement ol tho hogs' feet. These must bo well soabod for several days In -clear, fresh water which should be changed every twenty-four hours. Then the hoof should be oxt meted, and the feet should bo carefully scraped. Indeed, the scraping should be repeated feveral times, us tbe feet become whiter each time. Then put llifm on in a boiler of cold water and Int them boil until tender, when you may re moro them, celling aside the water in which they were boiled for the next ony, when yoa will find it a etiff mass, on top of which you wi'l fiud a deposit of fine grea...
Euchre Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
En cliro VoTumuneut* The euchre tournament in aid of the ' Australia' stall at the forth coming bazaar, was very largely attended on Wednesday evening. So successful was the innovation that the Oddfellows' Hall proved too small for the occasion, and the Protestant Hall had to be engaged by tie promoters. On the gents' side, Messrs T. Flanagan, G. Hayes and McCarron tied- with 8 wins each, and played off, Mr. |McCarrou securing the prize. Misses C. Bull, Loneragau, Moran, and Walsh tied, with 7 wins each, on the ladies' side. Flaying off, Misses Loneragan and Walsh defeated Misses Bull and Moran ; and Miss Walsh eventually proved a winner by dereating Miss Loneragan. The. prizes were trophies. Mr. Cooper secured the prize for the lowest number of points scored (a years' subscriptionto Thb Leader). There was also a trophy for the lowest number of points scored by a lady, but the winner did not reveal herself.
BEEF BOULETTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
BEEF BOULEITES. Mince very finely throe-quarters of a pound of lean ruafll boef, t*ro ouncci of cooked bacon or hum, and an inch of fresh lemon rind. Add to these two ounces of cooked macaroni cut Fmall, on ounce of fiour, a whipped -*£-£-, a tauleFpoouful of kelchup, 3 quarter of an ounce of eoatied gelatine, a pinch of cloves, a pinch of herbs, and same of white popper. Beat, this mixture vith u woodcu ppoon for five xninutcfl, to ensure everjthuijr b-iiifir properly amalgamated, and to prevent Uie flour gotling into l-imps. Boil an onion ia a pint of stuck, reduce tho stock —that is boil it with the lid off the sauce pan-until it i» only half u pint, remove the onion, put in tho beef mixture, Btew for a ejuBrtcr of un hour, stirring it constantly, nnd when it gets quite thick put it into tiny cups, or egg-cups which havo been well greased, and Meain for half an hour. Cover tho cups with white pajrer, to prevent the 'lenm wetting the meat, nnd' be Boro the bailing water doos not c...
Road Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
Boad Tenders. Nearly every tenderer for road work in this district is on The Leader's subscribers' iist ; and the Government Printer's refusal to permit Government advts. to be in serted in The Leader (the most widely-circulated of the three local papers) means that men are penalised into purchasing papers which they do not want. The local Reform papers certainly owe Mr. Gullick a debt of gratitude.
Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
rire. On Wednesday morning, at Messrs Hayes and Russell's store, it was discovered that a quantity of phosphorus had ignited. The dis covery was fortunately made before any damage was done ; but the con templation of what might have haDneried had the outburst occurred on Wednesday afternoon when the establishment was closed is not a cheerful one. The firm's next free day would probably have had to be postponed.
SKETCHER THOUGHT BETTER OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
SK ETCHER THOUGHT BETTER OF IT. An American lady recently related an amusing experience of hers that happened shortly before she left the States. She said that the incident took place at a town in Ariiota, called Bunlder, and that they had not many ^mufioments or exoitementu in those days excepting shooting matches which the town people Boon became aocos tomed to.' So, when a Mrs. Somebody, who stated that she came from London, strewed the town with handbills stating that she wonld shortly giro a Fniritual seance in a hotel drawing room, everybody was excited about it. ' I was n very good pianist,' said the lady, 1 so « lien the medium offered me five dollars to (uraish tho muric for tho evening I jumped for joy, though I was rather nnrvous about the spirits. My parents gave their consent, and tickets sold rapidly. ' On tbe day of the seance I met a young Englishman who had emigrated from the old country and fettled in Arizona, where he gained a rrputaticn as a dead BhoL I asked him...
THE 18TH AND 19TH BRUMAIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
THE 18nr AND J9ra BRUMAIEE. It was on tho 18th Brumaire, otherwise November Utb, 1703, thut Napoleon took his fire- decisive Btep toward the Luperial throne. I say decisive, because it is beyond dispute that, long beforo this, the gaunt and satnr uino artillery-man of Toulon had ohsriahed droams of eggrandiBomeut. His entire oon duct as commander-in-chicf in Italv. am lator in Egypt, goes to prove that Napoleon, if hs did not foresee the heights upon whioh he would stand, at least felt that he wonld distance all his competitors in tbe delirious race for power. The affair of the 18th Brumaire was picturesque and sigziinoant. Napoleon had but recently returned from Egypt. He had come without authority, yet bad appeared rather as a triumphant prinoe than as a citizen soldier. He was received with accla mations. His victories were trumpeted, his defeats whispered. He was the man of the hour, and he had no rival. Beside him all others were pigmies. Ban-as, worn and weary, had lost his re...
THE VOICE OF THE DRUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
THE VOICE OF THE DRUM. The poet Heine declared -that hs bad a talent for drnrnmlng in every limb and in bis feet to a remuSable degree. Itww«arly !%5W^S*«n»taHown;of Bosssl' ' poleonln fflosttl, tds oimpai™. 'Be hid, u Heine dedarss.the faiof a flBodanTi W&lteXiSBKti ViaTrsliT^llkllJr.'i 1 fearful black monstaohe, under whioh his red lips carved proudly, while his eyes shot fiery gisnots on every elde. Little fellow Ml was (Heine say«),Iwas for era chained to his aide, helpnur him polish Us buttons and chalk his white waist ooat-fot II. Le Grand was not indifferent to pleasing the eye. 1 followed him to guard, roll-oau, and parade ; there was nothing bnt rattling of arms and fun. mTEb Grand spoke only a little broken German, but he oould express himself per fectly on the dram. For example, whim I did not know what the word liberte meant he beat the 'Marseillaise,' and I understood. In the same way he tanght me the story of the late events. It is true I could not follow the w...
SHORT STORY. FERGUSSON'S MISTAKE. (Continued from last week.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 3 March 1905
SSOET STQBT. FERGUSSOH'S MISTAKE. (Ojutinued from last week.) 4 Be good enough to understand,' he siiJ, ' that I trill not bare my ordsra interfered with, least of all the safety of tho patient endangered, by any silly womanish fancies.' Kat« know she had done neither, but van loo heart-eiok to heed hit furr aa she mieht have dono. ' II you attempt any ol the earns again I bball tako upon myself to send in a trained nurse, who will take absolute con trol in every way.' Such brusquencss did not eron either deter Kite from speakiug oat to him an idea which came iati her mind Inter in the duy ; indnal, b*ib wondered why she had not ILmightof it from tho first. Be bad oome ia for a last look— for the progr.** of the diseixa was slow, if vital— and Knte and oil Margarot wore to keep watch by tarns duilng ttio night, and she (Kite) paw by the look on his face that things we.ro decidodly not taking ,a tarn tor tho letter. ' Is (torn nothing, absolutely nothing, can be donor' sho asked, des...