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Special. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
Special. On another column will be found the following advts., to which we beg to draw the attention of our readers. A sociai to be held at Mr. Ryan's, Tea Gardens, in aid of the 'country stall, 'at the forthcoming R.C. Bazaar. Tenders are invited for the supplies of groceries &c. , to the Queaiibeyrn District Hospital for the ensuing year. Mr. H. C. Harris' auction sales of farming im plements &c, in the insolvent estate of J. G. Howard.. Mr. Jas. PiKe's auction of sheep, &c, on Thursday 16th inst. And to the private sale at the Mill House, u-heresorue very valuable pieces of furniture are be ing offered for sale.
GOOD-BYE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
' OOOD-BTE. We say it for an hour, or for years, We say it smiling, say it choked witli tears; We say it coldly, say it with a kiss ; And yet we have no other words than . this— ' Good-bye' We have no d-arer word for our heart's best friend For liim who journey's to tbe world's far end. And scars our soul with going, thus we As unto him who steps but o'er the way — ' Good-bye.' Alike to those we love and those we bate. We say no more in parting at life's gate, To him who passes out bevond earth's sight. We cry, as to the wanderer_ipr a night— ' Good-bye.'
THE STUDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
131 STUCY. ? (o) ? The apple has a *drger proportion ot phosphorus than aey other fruit, and is therefore, an excellent brain food. Any one with a rheumatic tendency is never a fit subject for camp life tain resort or to a high ground country where the air is very dry. The following represent the best meats for children in the order of their digestibility: Cold mutton, mutton chops, venison, tenderloin, sirloin steak, lamb chops, roast beef, rabbit meat and chicken. Veal, pork, turkey , goose and duck should be excluded from the children'* bill of fare. Electricity is now used for colouring leather more quiokly and deeply. The hide 1b stretched on * metallic table and covered with the colouring liquid; a pressure of a few' volts is then applied between the liquid and the table, which opens the pores of the skin and allows the dye to-*ink in. ' It is alleged that the use of the pincenez in the place of' spectacles is apt to cause cancer. ' A gentleman recently died of this disease, b...
THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
THE SHOW. One of our Reform contem poraries puts in a special plea for the Show Committee, and asseverates that ' The associa tion should be representative of the district and its interests ; ifthis.be not so the fault is chiefly if not entirety that of those who Tack interest in its welfare. Majority has become an accepted axiom, in view of - this if any section transcends another, what cannot be cuved must be endured.' This evi dently by way of proclaiming an extenuating circumstance and some sort of a justification for the attitude which the Show Committee has chosen to as sume towards TiiE Lkadeb, and consequently towards the ; great body of democratic and ;. working-class readers whose I interests Thk Leader voices. E This trouble is not of our seek g|: iug. When Thk Leadek it. was first sent forth to the pub ?&, lie, we expressed our attitude K. in plain words, and that atti K, tude was not one of antagonism R in any other than a political E| Bsuse. But those who do no...
SMART INVENTORS. A MIRROR OF TRUTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
SMART INVENTORS. iKinnoB or tiiuth. rorhaps 5Uj'c most striking instance ?-f a wclliibfentipned but faulty pub lic suggestion lately to hand is that of liypnotiaing a -prisoner to determine iruilt or innocence. A new plan as ?.uredly, and looking beautifully simple. llut, however brilliant it appeared at first biuBh, the indea had to be dis missed.- J .Englishmen turn with re pugnance from whatovar savours of forced confession. Moreover, hyp notism '.has perils for the brain, and those .dangers may not be launched on a helpless subject at any official's caprice. . ' MAN AND KUUBKH. In a lighter vein for the reader, ihoagh'-.liardly intendod to bo eo by tho eccentric inventor, is the plan of a G erman acienlist. The aim of amelio rating the hard condition of the whole human race was before him. Ho saw strife and keen competition wherever he gazed. Seeking for a cause, be believed -that he found it in personal ambitjeti.; ^ 'I have a- scheme that will conquer the mD»hief,'' he said. '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
BpeoUl Adv«rtl«tment«. NURSE SMYTH, OEBTITIC iTED \. LADIES' IET TJ ZEJ S IE, HAS Comfortable Accommodation for . Ladies and is prepared to BUclid Lndics in their i»wn homes in Town or Country. KELVINSIDlf Boarding : Establishment. il.nlc Kosc, S1inti]rock,.niid Thistle Hold) munako stkkkt. qi:]:axuhy,vn, : Ncir tile nridgc. . Moderate Charges. Refreshments nt al! Hours. livery Convenience lor Country Visitors. . . -*. Good Stabling Accommoda Ion. ?»* KB8. J. KtUTDAT, Proprietress. Cbe Qucanteyan Ceader Wlio is it speaks of defeat? 1 tell you a cause like ours I- jjrenter tliau riefcot can know ; It is tlic power of jKiwers ! As surely as the earth rolls rnuml, As surely as the RoMi-n sun Brings the (rreat sea-wave Must our cause l.e won. — 1'kancis Adams
WASTED WALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
WASTED WALLS. An experienced gentleman has been making a tour lately round some Kentish villages where farming is giving way to fruitgrowing. At one farm the first thing that caught his eye was the walls of tho outbuildings. Two thousand square feel of space, quite bare. Ou the ond of an Oxford shire cottage he hod seen . an apricot tree, the crop from which paid the rent So here he would have had apricots on the south walls aud cherries and gooseberries on the north. The garden had a wall only four feet high, but on such a wall he had seen tomatoes, eadh plant only taking two feet iu' width, _and bearing eight to ten pounds' of fruit. And tomatoes fetch a fair price a pound. It is the saving of little spaces, as of little fragmente.i-f lime, that makes all the difference. Did not one man write a valuable took in the intervals of time spent in waiting for his wife to put her bonnet on P Soothoy calculated that the time he consumed In shaving was enough in' thirty yeari lo learn ten ...
RURAL LIFE. PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
&TOALHR. PIGS. Pigs appreciate potatoes more than do most other animals. It is their nature to root and find such things in the ground, and next to following this natural propensity is the prmlpge of having such things offered them. A small amount may be profitably ted raw, but large quantities will not do unless boiled. Put into a tub before they are cold they should be mashed and mixed with milk and a little cornmeal. The quantity should not be large at firet, but small and gradually increased,
BUTTER FLAVOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
BUTTER FLAVOR. The butter aroma nppears in the butter as the result of tbe ripening j process. Sweet-cream butter does not ? have this delicious flavor, aud while there is a demand in the market, per haps a growing demand, lor sweet cream butter, it never develops the delicate flavor known as the butter aroma. During ripening, certain changes take place in the cream, some of which we understand, and others which are at present beyond the reach of chemi cal knowledge. The composition of cream is essentially the same aa that of milk, except in the higher pro portion of fat. » It is made up chiefly of butter-fat in the form of globules, of casein in a partial suspension in the liquid, of milk-umgor in solution, and of a small amount of albumen, the form of an extremely delicate net work of fibers which we call Hbrin. Cream always contains a largo number of bacteria, yeasts and moldB, whjch are the active agents in ripening. ? The sources of the semicro-orgouisms are varied. They are no...
HARDY FRUIT GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 March 1905
HAKDY FROTT GARDEN. ' Owing to vigorous growth young, healthy trees hive a tendency— uoleM ftSflHteJSfcSi young wood towards the ban, which becomes unduly shadedby overhang ing branches. The former, are best thinned out, and In some instances removed altogeter In the Centre of many 'such trees, moreover, undue quantities ot crowded fruitless wood form la the course of time ; this also should be thinned considerably in most varieties. Usually, however, long, strong growths produce moet flowers and bert fruit. All strong young shoots which grow out direct from boles, or the base of main branches, cut back at their very has?. Frequently, very luxuriant young tre?s of twelve to sixteen years old, do uot fruit well owing to excess of vigour ; by cutting out much dense centr.l growth upon these, giving the longest branches more air aud light a marxed change for the better will occur in after years. Scrape all moss and rough Ioobs bark off main boles us insects are harboured therein, and, ...
QUEANBEYAN ANNUAL RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 March 1905
QUEANBEYAN ANNUAL RACES. FIBBT BAT. The Queanbeyan Jockey Club's an nual race meeting took place 011 Monday and Tuesday. The attend ance on the first day was very poor, which we cannot account for,as the weainer was aenguitui ; tne nomi nations good ; starters numerous ; racing excellent, and there were several close and exciting finishes. All the officials attended to their several duties excellently. Mr. McPherson had the publican's booth on the ground, which, considering the meagre attendance, appeared to be well patronised. Mr. Atkins was the most successful jockey dur ing the day, riding three winners. 1. OriiNiNv. Handicap of 7 Sovs. ; 6 furlonKs. \V. Brown's Ballet Girl, 9.0 ... 1 1 W. Ball's Biiijengun, 9.0 ... 2 ! J. Collett's Avondale, 9.5 ... 3 | Othe starters : Ivan 8.0 ; Philitus j 7.10 ; Southern King 7.5 ; Haphaz- : ard 7.5. Ballet Girl was first out from the machine and galloping fast from the start quickly assumed a substantial \ lead, which she maintained to the wi...
Socials. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 March 1905
SonUli. On Monday and Tuesday even ings, socials were held in the Pro testant Hall, uuder the management of Mr W._ H. L,oughnau. The attendance was fair eacn1' evening. j Excellent music was provided by Miss Noonau (of Coonia) and Mr Loughnan, and most enjoyable even ings were spent, dancing being kept ?a\r~ until 2.30 in the mornings. j Socials were also held by the baud ' in the Temperance Hall, ' on the I same evenings, and the attendance on the first evening was very good, but. on the second night it was^ somewhat smaller. . Mrs. KiRKWoow, -\vifij of Drr Kirkwopd, of Cooma; pro ceeded to Sydney last week to undergo au operation for some internal complaint,
DUNTROON NOTES [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 March 1905
DUXTRQjpT NOTES [Bv 'ThB^indeeer.'] The Duntroonjfefindaroo cricket match held ondttrtLpbeautiful piece of ground in^flifif-of the well known homesrjlafl (Dunrroon), caused an interesting stir on Satur dav afternoon ,4aflS There was a bevy of visitors' Tfrom Queanbeyan, Guudaroo, and Jaround. Fully a hundred came jtp- witness what turned out to be'.a most enjoyable and closely-contested match. Too much cannot be said of the genial Mr. Hudson and his estim able wife. The manner in which Mrs. Hudson entertained the com pany and filled her-part as hostess was both charming and admirable, and furnished an, example, which, if only followed by others, would in a great nieasure help to make life more pleasant. ? ' * * * Of course, wliile dilating upon the winning attributes of the central figure in the select corner, one, with his eye to the rent in the canvas and an ear of curiosity following closely up, could butehucKle at the beautiful little things said, and the nice compliments paid. ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday. 1.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 March 1905
TSLSGBAESS. RYDNHY, Thursday. 1.30 p.m. Trm Federal Parliament meets j at the end of June. | The State Parliament will meet some time in May. Mr. Carruthers, speaking at Manilla, aavocaieo jvater con servation, closer settleinent,and railway extension. The Methodist Conference last night decided to advocate the prohibition of barmaid's. The conference between Reid and Carruthers on the capital sue proveu uuiucss. There will be 16 Easter en campments iu local centres. Chaff is iu good demand ; butter and eggs advanced. LONDON, Wednesday. Irkio says that the posses sion of Mukden is already as sured. Russians are preparing to retreat now, and are practi cally enveloped. The situation is critical. The long duration of the present battle was foreseen. it is expected to continue tor several da3's. Kuroki is within two miles of the railway, and is vigorously1 bombarding Mukden. Two nights' close fighting with liand grenades took place Witusha, east of Mukden. Oku has captured the two last...
Horse Drowned in the We[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 10 March 1905
E»rs3 Sro's'asl in tl2 Weir. On Thur-day i',nruinti. Mr J?anc B'.uiideil iirova hU horse in. a buggy down to the weir's edge for the pur pose of givi:ij5 hi;n a drinK ; the horse merged a little into the water and after taxing his fill could not get baci; ; the owner thereupon un harness3d tha animal and tried to swim himacross to the.opposite side, but when he reached the centre the animal went under and was drowned.