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The Markets. BIG DEAL IN STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
The MRarkets. .BIG DEAL IN STOCK. 'IaLehy Biros. of Bungendore,'report having sold on :account of Mr. A. G; McKeahnie, of Cuppacumbalong, 15.000 sheep to D. and J. Leahy of Gunning, at a satisfactory price; also, on:accou'nt of Mr. C. H. MoKeahnie of Booroomba, 60 fat bullocks at the high price of £e14 5s per head, the Riverstone Company, Sydney, being the purchasers. Sales at'this week's wool auctions reached the highest level of. prices for the season, Winucheombo, Carson, Ltd., report that they experienced, a very excited market last 'Tuesday. Although the embargo on export of wool to America hnd not been lifted, buy. ers onh American account forced prices up and appeared: to 'have a free hand when suitable lines were offered, and they topped one another for these' lines until prices showed 'an advance of fully 10 per cent on last wieek's rates. In several instances even niore. was gained. Japan. Yorkshire and France bid up against them to secure a 'portion of the offerings of fr...
TOOHEY MEDAL COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
*TOOHEY MEDAL COMPE TITION. The Toohey madal competition vas concluded .on Wednesday last, the conditions being2- shoots at 300, 5oo and 70oyds, to shots at each, count ing best score made at each range. The competition for the medal was very keen, and only. five points separ ated 'the first six men. H. Taylor was ..the successful- winner, and de served his victory, as he required 44 at :7ooyds to win. T._his he accom: plished under trying difficulties owing to a.sprained wrist, and in firing his' last seven!_hots he only. lost one point at the difficult. 7ooyds. C Powell was the. winner of. the second prize, and G. Hately third. Following are, the scores ." . 3ooyds Sooyds 7ooyds hp Ttl H. Taylor 4, . 48 44 scr 136 C. Powell ' 39' 46 41 9 '3d G..V. Hately 43 47 44 scr 134 E;, Capes 40 .47 40 6 133 H; Beatty -42 48 42 scr 132 T. Warren 44 47 " 40 scr 131
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. Tu, well.known firm of Ernest Bosch, Con sulting Opticians of Martin Place and Pitt street, Sydney, who have beeoon visiting this town for the past ten yenrs, 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, but 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 MIARBC0 Oth,
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
iEWiS AND NOTES. The Mailed Fist-the Failed Fist. The Boxers' Union has fizzled out -lost its punch, in fact. Grand patriotic entertainment in the Protestant Hall to-night. Messrs. Bowe and Pike have a new car for hire. See advertisement in this issue. Seventy-five pressmen have formed a rifle club. " The gun is mightier than the pen." SConstable. Hockley of Jerilderie succeeds Constable Alderson in the police force at Queanbeyan. The Minister for Works has re ceived Cabinet authority to sign the Norton-Grifliths agreement. The Indians are fighting splendidly in Flanders-the outlook of the Ger mans is becoming darker. British marines are said to be well treated as prisoners in Holland. It is better to be interned than interred. Twenty cases of typhoid fever are being treated at the military camp at Liverpool. A Dungog man was fined ,2/zo/ and £?1/16/- costs for damaging a road by drawing a log along it A Coonamble ratepayer neglected to inform the Council that he had disposed of his...
Methodists and the Federal Area. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Methodists and the Federal Area. AT the sessions of the New South Wales Methodist Confereuce yester day, The Goulburn synod recommen ded :- " That the circuit be re named ' Canberra,' with the appointment of two Ministers. " That, until-provision is made at the capital city (Canberra), the super intendent minister shall -reside at Queanbeyan, and the second minister at Canberra. " That should conference decline to grant the request, synod recom mends that Queanbeyan circuit re ceive a grant. " That provided'conference accede to the request, the present ministers be re-appointed." A long discussion ensued. The Rev. D. C. Hughes, who is stationed at Queanbeyan. appeared to under stand that the minister at Queanbeyan should be the superintendent of a circuit which, embraced the Federal capital. On the. other hand, it was held that the Rev. R. J. F. Boyer, who had charge of Canberra, was independent of the Queanbeyan cir cuit, having been set 'apart for the special work of the Federal c...
Reprisals. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Reprisals. GBR3IANY has no inteutioti to sub mit quietly to privation. If she can not import food, neither, if she can help it, shall Britain. Britain, by her magnificient navy, is able to stop and examine, in a civilised manner, all suspected vessels. Germany, with her navy bottled up in the Kiel canal, is unable to do anything of this kind. But she has submarines, which can sneak out and sink any ship which come within range of their torpedoes. Therefore, Germany has announced that she will sink, without examination all " enemy," which really means all neutral vessels found in the hostile waters. She counsels them, therefore, to stop away, un less they can make terms to come as a convoy, which shall be recognised and respected by both belligerents. It is not likely that the threat will have the desired effect. The sub. marines available for the barbarous work are so few, and the number of ships-which trade in British waters is so great, that the damage done is not likely to be lar...
Hoist With Their Own Petard. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Hoist With Their Own Petard. THs parlous condition of Germany in regard to food stuffs, inevitably recalls the boasts which were so freely made before the war. As a nation so largely dependent on the importation of grain and other simi lar commodities by sea, it was held that Britain could easily be starved into submission. But now that war on an unprecedented scale is actually proceeding, it is Germany, not Bri tain, that is in imminent danger of starvation. There is now no secret about the matter. Admiral Behncke, a German officer, has admitted in so many words that the situation is be coming acute, and, reading between the lines, it is easy to gather the same from the wording of the Ger man despatch to America. Germany complains that whereas America is freely supplying the Allies with pro visions and even munitions of war, the assistance which Germany, by the good offices of other neutral na tions, has been deriving from the same quarter, is being entirely cut off. The difficulty...
Was It Twins? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
SoarE remarkable cases, involving curil ens physiological facts at intervals be 'set the authorities administering the Maternity Bonus Act. • One of these (wliiohli necessitated advice being'sought from a medical specialist) presented itself recently. A claim was received ;from a woman for the bonus in respect of a child born. It .was properly attes ted, and was paid.- Within a few weeks the woman submitted a claim for another child born to her one month later than the other. There was for this claim also complete documentary :justification. But suoh an occurrence being thonght a physiological impossi rbility, inquiries were set on foot. The officers deputed to make them ive're ae sured by the medical man who attended the mother that two babies had been born, and a month had elapsed between theifirst and second birth. 'A. special. ist was consulted as to the'possibility of such an event, and he stated that he was aware of such cases, but they were few and far between. He explained t...
Is Its Human. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Is It Hluman. ITr seems terribly inhuman .to en deavor to cut off food supplies from a whole nation. If it where possible to feed the civilians without strength ening the army, such a course would be readily adopted. That however, is quite impracticable. If the food is there, the military will have first call upon it. But the most merciful course will be to bring the war to an end as soon as possible, and any ac centuation of scarcity of food inust have that 'effect. It is inhuman. But all war is inhuman, In principle, ,there is no difference in preventing the entrance of food into a be leaguered town, and preventing, or hindering, its entrance into a nation. It is very instructive, however, to see Germany struggling agaibst the very disabilities which she-had fondly hoped to inflict ,on her most formid able enemy.
Queanbeyan Liberals. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Queanbeyani Liberals. The annual meeting of the Quean beyan Branch was held on Mronday evening, February '22nd, in the Pro testant Hall, there being a good at tendance of members who took a keen interest in the business before the meeting. The President, Coun cillor G. A. McInnes, forwarded a letter in which he apologised for his absence from the meeting owing to his being so far from town also stating that for this reason he did not desire pomination for re-election as president. The Mayor, Alderman Richard Moore, occupied the chair. Moved by Alderman Campbell, that the minutes of last' meeting, as read, be confirmed. Seconded by Alderman Moore and carried. The first business dealt with waa the proposed new Local Govern. ment Act. The secretary read a letter received from the Minister in charge of .the Bill, the Hon. Arthur Griffith, asking the Branch to criti cise same pnd offer or make any suggestions, such suggestions-to be made at an early date. The Secretary addressed the meat...
Official Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Ollicial Cornresponidence The ~Dcputy P.M.G. adviss.' the Hon. Austin Chapman-With 'refer ence-.to .the ,communication - dated 27th ultimo, presented by.you from Mr. G;. A. Mclnnes, Amungula,' rc. garding telephone service at:" that plhice I have to intimate' that ap proval 'has :been :given for. Amungula to ;be connected to.the Qitdanbeyan StiLton t'elephone line, and arrange ments have been. made for the Work
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1915. Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
WITH WHICH ANN INCORPORIATED QUBANDTYAN TflME, UNOGENDORE .IIIIROR AND CArTAIN's FLATr MINER SFRIDt AY, FEIBRltRY 20, 1915. Ciu'rennt opics,. The Cost of the War.-The figures adduced by Mr.. Lloyd George, the Chancellor of, the Exchequer, stating the. cost of the war to the :Allied Powers, almost defy imagination. ,Nev ertheless the enormous bill will be met to the last farthing. By the end of th'e-year,-he tells us,'. tihe.money. cost will have, reached two thousand millions' sterling.. In all probability; it will -be found that the estimate has been-: too conservative, and that if. :the) war continues; so along-the expenditure will reach 2,500;ooo,000,000oo, or even three thousand, iillion I pounids, :for war resembles a conflagration;i in this respect,-that it constant ly tends to expand, never -to ;contract. . The figures only refer, to the actual montetary: exp'enditure of the powers con cerned. They can take no ac count, of course, of the loss 'of life, or of, the stupendous ....
Century of Methodism in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
C'entury of Melllodism in Austrhlia. On Sunday night, 21st instant, the sermon preached by the Rev. D. C. Hughes in the Methodist Church, Queanbeyan, bore on the above. The preacher's text was:-"At this time shall- it be said, What hath God wrought?"-Numbers xxiii, 23. He said this was a year of jubilation throughout Australia, New ZeaLand, and the many islands of the Pa cific Ocean for the Methodist Church; - for it was cerebrating, the one" hundredth birthday of its life work. for the Kingdom of God under the Southern Cross. The establish ment and rise and progress of Meth odism in the Southern Hemisphere was reviewed. On the 10th May 1815, the first Methodist minister, the, Rev. Samuel- Leigh, landed in Sydney. But three years before that date two Godly laymen, Thomas Bowden and John Hosking, began the first Methodist services, ana they naturally gave a glad and grate ful welcome to their first minister. Tracing the..graudal growth of the church, with ' membership of 19 in 1812, ...
Gunning Show. SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
" Giunning Show. SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITION. Tium ninetieuth annual show under the auspices of the 'Guinning Pastoral, kAgricultural, and ?ndustrial Society was opened on Wednesday under cir onmetances that could not but :give pleasure to the secretary, committee, and all interested in the annual func tion. It has been customary td expect warm conditions in tile past, and \Ved nesday morning was in no form an ex. -caption to the-rule as concerns a direct h ati but it. ws 'tempered at, intervals with a welcome breeze that removed the "effeots of what: might otherwise have been an' iifliction. The atmos pheric conditions of the previous day pointing to a pleasant relief may have influenced the attendance indirectly; anyhow, thlre was a very fair number present. • The town of Gunning recognises the show. as the event of the year, and high holidayis kept.' The nearness'of the duplication works may halve added: to the town's business had the opening day 'been twerity-four hours later (Thursda...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
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Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
Garden and Field Calendar for February, (B A. Lansdowne, Goulburn). The weather has been as we' fore casted. " The" present spell of heat is a bit trying. for some crops, uut just the thing for tomatoes, etc., and will also give color, and flayor -.to fruit. 'Keeping the surface loose. and .leaii is the .chief factor in successful growth during hot,' 'ry. weather. In orchards, especially, on no account should crops of weeds be allowed:. They rob -the trees, 'and, if not ploughed in, the soil also. Apply' water to the roots, not over the surface. Three-fourths .of thei, water used.' is only waste. Fodkler is certain to be dear during winter, and the grower wvho has good, sup plies will 'be"on the safe side. All. available land should be-cropped, or' prepared for- cropping. A repetition of January weather is likely-mon soonal rains, thunderstormnis, andy squalls, with intervening cold snaps and sea-breeze, -Be sure-.that all drains, -roofs, etc.,: are:: in order. Early. frosts threate...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 February 1915
7Local tantid gelneral. Entries are coiing in freely for the forth coming show. Entrance forms and sqhedules may be obtained at this office or'from the secretary, Mr. J. G. Harris, Monaroistreet. It is stated that Messrs. Woods Bros. have instructed their solicitor to issue a writ' against.the Commonwealth in connec tion with the voluntary acquisition of: their property at Gibralter. by the Minister for Home Affairs. For the Pakriotic Concert-to-night, we understand reserved seats have been largely applied-for during the week at Stuckey's. The programme will commence punctually at 8 o'clock. Miss Beryl Russell will take the place of the Rev. F. Boyer, and render two recitations. Mr. and Mrs. Noble have left no stone unturned to make the pro. gramme attractive. Tho.housesis bound to be filled, and we would recommend intend. ing patrons to be early. -'Doors open at 7.15. The Qneanbeyan Band will'play at the hall prior to the concert. Mr. J. S. Davison, of Queanboyan, has kindly donate...