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The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
Tle Markets. Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd., offered at auotion on Monday a catalogue of 1832 bales of wool. Competition was very active, Yorkshire, America and Japan operating with great freedom, and French and Belgian buyers also gave valuable support at times. Wools free of burs and seeds were in strong est request, showing an advance of 5 to 10 per cent, and moderately burry wools of good staple met a good market, even burry lots commanded more attention. One bale of scoured wool branded SPES/circle/Bona, sold on account of the French-Australian Patriotic League, realised £500. At auction and privately we sold 2453 bales. At the wool sales on Wednesday compe tition was keen for super merinos. Cross. breds realised extreme rates, the record price of 15&d : being paid. Sales included-TL. Hill Dyke,:hlichelago,15 h we at l1d; ETH, M Post, Queanbeyan, 22' w at 9$d. 18 w at Od, 8 a at 8#d; JFM, Carwoola, 6 let a at 13d ;' PS, Riversdale, Tharwa, 6 w at 10d; AD.(conj.) Bunge...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
RIFILE SHOOTING. The annual competition in' con. junction with the Toohey medal was continued on Saturday, conditions being to shots at 7ooyds. The cash prizes were won by G. Hately and H. Beatty. Results 7ooyds hp. Total G. Hately 44 scr. 44 H. Beatty 42 scr" 42 E. Capes 40 I 41 Arnoola Mclnues 36 4 43 A. Winner 33 7 40 C. Powell 36 3' 39 F. Combis 35 I 36 J. Beatty 33 ecr. 33
Sporting. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
Sporting. THE TURF. Flash of Steel, Futurity Stakes win= ner, is an imported horse, threeyears old, by the English Derby winner Orby from Blakestown. It was Flash of Steel's first race in' Australia, so that the colt has followed the examp'e of Land of Song, who won the St. George Stakes at his first. public ap pearance. Woorak, if Saturday's form at Caulfield was true, has apparently gone off in the sprinting department. In the Futurity Stakes the -speedy chestnut never struck the front -and even allowing that he carried a big load, Woorak, on his previous form, might reasonably have been expected to act as pacemaker,over at least the first few furlongs. The best form is winning form, or so the majority of backers think, and by this rule Traquette and Flash of Steel have firmed considerably in favor for the Newmarket as a result of Saturday's running, and Woorak has dropped back. The former two are now equal favorites for the great Flemington sprint at half double figures, whilst W...
THE BLOCKADE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
THE BLOCKADE. The aDaly Mail" correspondent at Copenhagen states-that the Ger man Emperor, Prince Henry of Prussia and Admiral Von Tirpitz have gone to Wilh.elmshavenlto di rect the blockade: The latest announcement from Berlin states that the Germans have built 120 big mine-laying subimar ines during, the last six months. Each submarine carries 100 mines. Despite 'the announced 6lockade shipping in the Channel is normal. Bristol, Glasgow and Iiverpool ship ping companies are ignoring the Germn threats.
MINED AND TORPEDOED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
MINED AND TORPEDOED. The Norwegian. steamer Bolridge, bound from Amsterdaam to New Or leans, struck a niine. off Dover. At latest. reports she was. endeavoring to reach Amsterdam. Another. Nor ivegian steamer, the Nordcap, was blown up by a mine in the Baltic. Without warning a German sub marine torpedoed the French steam er, Dinorah.- She was on her way from Havre to Dunkirk. The vessel however, managed to -steam into Dieppe.
FRENCH ARMY'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
FRENCH ARMY'S WORK. A long iccount written by the British observer who is 'vith the French forces in the western the atre, pays a gre'at'tribute to the work of~the French army. "Although progress is slow along an extensive battle line, very real work has been accomplished. "The French troops hold the heads of..the valleys running between the wooded spurs of the Vosges, th1e Germans -holding the; lower spurs only, while round Cernay the French hold.-the lower spurs and the, Ger mans the vilhagc.i on the plains. 'Until the peeded reserves are avi'aslable the Allied Army's duty.is to prevent ;the Germans gaining a favorable decision, meanwhile fore mng them to fight on disadvantageous terms, Ynvoking to the. enemy'heavy losses. This the French army has done.'"
ANOTHER AEROPLANE RAID SLIGHT DAMAGE REPORTED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
ANOTHER AEROPLANE RAID SLIGHT DAMAGE REPORTED. Another, aerial' raid on England was carried out on Sunday when. a German 'plane flew over parts of Essex and dropped several bombs. The reports to hand so far, are that no casualties were occasioned. The only damage 'that is known to have been caused is that inflicted-on the working quarter of Cotchester where a cottage was wrecked by shrapnel bullets. A bomb dropped at Coggershall made a hole in the ground 8ft. in diameter Arid 2ft. deep. The acroplane was travelling at a great height and could. not oe seen, but the noise of her propeller .acould be plainly heard.
CANADIAN'S BRAVERY. THE VALUE OF SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
CANADIAN'S BRAVERY. .TI-iE VALUE.OFSHOOTING. Lance-Corporaf O'Leary, who has been awarded the Victoria Cross, is a crack shot, and formerly belonged to the mounted police in Canada. He led, the assault of the Irish Guards on the- brickfield at La Bas see, which Avas 150 away. -Easily, outstripping his comrades he droppd .to the ground on near ing the German trench, anid picked off the whole five men forming the machine gun crew -before they could slew the gun. He then rushed .the second barri cade and shot three amore of .the enemy. Hit comrades completed the rout, and the brickfield was captured within halt an hour. Had the Germans been able to use the - machine- gun the whole --com pany of the Irish Guards might have been wiped out. O'Leary himself brought in three prisoiners. On Friday and Saturday aii Allied fleet bombarded the Dardanelles, and silencer the forts on the Euro pean side: The possession of the Dardanelles would decide the mas tery of ConstantinoplCand open tne way ...
MORE SHIPS TORPEDOED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
MORE .SHIPS TORPEDOED. The British steamer Cambank, 3112 tons, was torpedoed an dsunk oft Holyhead, Wales. Three of the engine room crew were killed and one sailor was drowned. The steamer Membland, British, 3027 tons, bound from Huli for the, Tyne, is considerably overdue. She left on Monday. A Norwegian collier, the Bjoerke, bound for Leith, has been minea and - sunk. The crew were saved.
New Mail Timetable. Time Table of the Arrival and Closing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
New Mail Timetable. Time Table of the Arrival and Clos ing of Mails at the .Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1. T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungendore. and Yass, Monday 5 a.m.; Tuesday to Saturday inclusive 5.30 a.m. Cooma, Nimmitabel, Umeralla, Michelago, Williamsdale, Royalla, Daily (Sunday excepted) 9.35 p.m. Ainslie, Ginninderra, Hall, Jeir, Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 4.50 p.m. (By Coach). -Monday B a.m., Wednesday and Friday 5.30 a.m. (By Train). Majura, Tuesday 4.50 p.m., Sat urday 10 a.m. - Tharwa, Daily (Sunday excepted) 6.10 p.m. Gtldgenby, Monday, 6.10 p.m. Canberra and Duntroon, -.Daily (Sunday excepted) 6 p.m. Amungula, Sutton, Gundaroo, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. (by coach); Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday ,(By Train) 5.30 a.m afriarra and Cotter Junction, Monday, Wednesday and .Friday, 6 p.m Brindabella, Monday and Friday 6 p.m. Burra, Wednesday and Saturday 4.30 p.m. (By Coach); Tuesday and Friday 9.35 p....
THE RUSSIAN RETREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
THE RUSSIAN RETREAT. London messages state that.the Morning Post's correspondent at Petrograd has cleared up a situa tion in the eastern theatre 'whichh hitherto has been difficult to under stand. "The present pos tion is that the Germans are, once more advancing upon Osowitz fortress, ` and fighting has already taken place around Au gustova, whiletthe German line north of the Lower Vistula has reached Block and Rachinez. Between the upper and ldwer 'reaches of' the riv er the front remains where it was three months ago. -The situation is' that the Uermans cannot and the Russians will not advance. The Czar's armies :will continue the pro cess, of slaying the greatest poraible number 'of German soldiers in the cheapest possible way, patiently awaiting 'the time when the advance upn the Georman home can be made profitably.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
FOR IMMEDIATE SALE, ALLOTMENTS 7, 8 and 0 oQ Section 11a .1.area if acres, situate in Molonglo and Antill Streets. Apply up till Thur.-. day next, M MRS. YOUNG. Ryan's Hotel. PUBLIC NOTICE. ARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICES. will be conducted at WATTLE-PARK METHODIST CHURCH on SUNDAY, 28th February. SALE OF GIFTS by Auction on MON. DAY; March let, commencing at 3 p.m. Your support is kindly solicited. GRAND SOCIAL AND DANCE, Protestant Hall QueanbeyaC, 17THI:MARCH, 1915 (St. Patrick's Day), IN AID OF St. Gregory's Church. Dainty Refreshments. Excellent Music. Double Tickets 5S, Single 8S. 'MIs THMPSON, way- lHon. Sea. Clothing, Mercery, Boots NOW IN FULL SWING It atb £conomic $tfrr. S. A. PARCELL, The Busy Clothier, Mercer and Boot Man, (AT BUCKLEY'S NEWS AGENCY), MONARO STREET, QUEANBEYAN. QUEANBEYAN P. & A. ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL SHOW, 17th March, 1915. THE SECRETARY of the Queanbeyan Show desires to acknowledge the fol. fowing SPECIAL DONATIONS towards the Show Mr. J. B. Yonng ... 8...
Dan Mack Dramatic Co. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
Dan Mack Dramatic Co. WE have to thank the above com. ,pany for three most enjoyable even ings last week, when they produced at the>School of Arts " -The Silence of Dean Maitland,"' "Uncle Tom's Cabin," and " Called to Arms." The stories of the two first have been widely read, and it was apleasure to see the characters we have read and thought of being portravedvand made to live. The various chardcters in the several pieces were not only well but ably played by the memnpers of the company, amongst whom are several -artists whose names have figured prominently on the playb ills of some of our best metropolitan com .panies-J. C. Williamson, Bland Holt, Meynell and Gunn, etc. Those who witnessed the above productions can have but one opinion, viz., that it is the most talented and versatilie combination that has ever toured the provincial centres, and the .manage. ment are to be heartily congratulated for their enterprise in placing before Cooma residents such a rare dramatic treat....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
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Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1915. Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
WITH WHICH ARK INCORPORATED QUEANDETAN TIuEs, IUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN's FLAT MINUR TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 23. 1015. Citi'rent Topics. In Camp.-What a difference it makes when men make up their minds to make the best instead of the worst of things. At the Liverpool camp some thousands of volunteers, from all ranks of the State, are put ting up with all kinds of in convenience and deprivations, any one of which, if they were so disposed, might furnish a text for interminable fiery elo quence, and " letters to the Editor " 'without stint. "We expected to ' rough it' a bit and we are roughing it," is the pre vailing sentiment. The men, however, have comforts which it will not be possible to give them when they are really out for business. Water, for, in -stance, . is laid on. One of the tents is the Commonwealth Bank, another a drapers's shop, another, the canteen, and so on. The other day, the. Com 'mandant told a reporter, he had need of a surveyor. . One was quickly found in the ran...
Victimising the Public. A WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
Vietli11niig' the; Public. A WARNING. SENIOR-SERGEANT Wood has handed to us.a letter from the Police Super intendenit ;Goulburn, in which he asked the -newspapers to warn the pfblic against:two' men: who gave the names of. Moran and Dulbunty, who are alleged to be conducting a fraudulent sale of a powder mixture for cleaning, clothes, etc.,. called "-Ammoniac." The men are travel -ling by train, and are working all the large towns between Melbourne and Sydney, by calling at private houses and selling the abovenamed powder in coloured packets at 2s each, after promising to deliver six teacups and .saucers to each purchaser of the powder at a later date. The cups and saucers are not delivered as pro mised, and in consequence the public are being victimised by means of a false promise. Descriptions : One is tall and well-built, about 3o to 35 years of age ; the other is a short man about the same age. No other descriptions supplied. - TO-NIGHT I TO-NIGHT ! Went worth Watson, late of Bl...
Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 February 1915
Garden and Field Calendar. for February, (B A. Lanadowne, Goulburn). The weather has been as ýý e fore casted. 'Thi. present spell of. heat is; a bit trying: for' some crops, but just the thing for tonuitoes, etc., and will also give color and flavor to fruit. Keeping' the surface loose and. clean is- thc chief factor in successful growth dluring hot, 6lry weather. In orchards, especially, on no account should crops of w,,eedis be, allowed. They rob th trees, and;' if .not ploughed in, the soil also. Apiply water to the roots, not ver the surface. Three-fourths of the water -used. is only waste. Fodder is certain to be dear during winter, and the grower who 'has good' sup plies will be on the safe side. All available land should' be cropped, or prepared for cropping. A repetition of January wveather is likely-mon soonal rains, thunderstorms, and. squalls, with intervening cold snaps and sea breeze. Be' sure that all drains; roofs, etc., are in ordler. Early frosts :.threaten. ,KITCH...