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The Search Stops. THE RIGHT THING HAS BEEN FOUND A QUEANBEYAN CITIZEN SHOWS THE WAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
The Search Stops. THE RIGHT THING HAS BEEN FOUND A QUEANBEYAN CITIZEN SHOWS THE WAY. Once more we are indebted to a Queanbeyan oitizen for i p iblia statement that throws more lght on a subject ever-increasing interest. Peopln have been deceived by false representa. tions from time immemorial. No wonder they are sceptical of all claims endorsed by strangers living In far distant purts of the Commonwealth. It is no longer necessary to accept each endorse. ment for local citla ins as giving their testimony and 'tis an easy matter fur any reader to in vestigate the correotaeess of such evidence as the following. Mrs Wallace, Crawford St., Queanbeyan, says :-" Pains in the small of my back gripped me for eight or nine years. At times I could not bani or get down on my knees with it. The pains were frightful and that is a fact. Some. times they would oripple me altogether and I could not dress myself. - Besides that I had terrible headdches and flushes of blood to the head. When I coughe...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Local and General. MICHELAOO ball to night. OAPTAIz's FLAT correspondence bold over till next issue. THE House of Representatives has adjourned till the 18th May. -* Tna Good Templars hold a,ooffee appper, in the Protestant ball to night. Tus Convent School Concert is advertised for Wednesday, 4th May. Mn. B. J. GnoonA, of the Yass 7 ibune, is a candidate for the Yass electorate. Tus Prince of Wales' Birthday, which falls on Friday, June 3, is to be observed as a holiday on the following Monday. Tie cricket season being on the. eve of conclusion, football enthusiasts are b'gin ning to marshal their forces. AnoNo the names of plague stricken patients reported in Sydney during the week, is that of William O'Neill, aged 17, residing at Parramatta. FATHER CoLaENDnut'wishes us to announce that mass weill be held twice in the Roman Catholio Church next Sunday, ana no devo tion in the evening. STEADY rain set in yesterday morning continuing intermittently till to day. Forty eight points we...
Municipal Council [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
urnicipal Council AT the fortnightly meeting of the above held last night, there were present: Aldermen Hungerford (Mayor), Dixie, Atkinson, Collett, and Pike. Correspondence was read from the Govern. ment Statistician acknowledging receipt of the returns of this municipality for the year. Received. The reports were read, and accounts amounting to £4 10/7 passed for payment. The Finance Committee: reported a credit balance of £43 17/8; Lighing Account, to credit, £72 2/5; and Rec. Reserve Account a credit balance of /14 14/11. The maintenance man reported having repaired the Lanyon Road, repaired tLe recreation reserve fence, cleared out water tables, and attended to various other inciden tals that required attention. The report was received. AId. Dixie complained of the growth of obnoxious weeds between the crossing at the railway station and the river. He suggested having these removed. The Mayor added that there were allot ments near the Chinaman's garden overgrown with thistles ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
WANTED A COOK. Apply at once. Mrs. BYRNE, ROYAL HOTEL. £5 REWARD.-Lost a Lad ya GOLD DIAMOND and OPAL RING, somewhere in Monaro Street. The above Reward will be paid on leaving ring with E. W. LESMOND, The Watchmaker. A MEETING of the friends and well wishers of the Rev. R. COLLENDER (who is leaving the district) will be held at the School of Arts on TUESDAY, 3nR PROXIMO at 3 p.m. CHAS. HAWES, Hon. Sea. R. 0. Church Committee. IN THE SUPREME COunT OF NEW SOUTH WALES, PROBATE JURISDICTION. Intthe Estate of CATTIER. INE BEAT¶I'Y, late of Quean beyan, in the State of New South Wales, Widow, De ceased, Intestate. NOTICE in hereby given that all creditors and other persons having any debt of claim upon or effecting the Estate of CATBER IN t BEATTY, the abovenamed deceased, who died on or about the fourth day of March, 1903, Latters of Administration of whose estate was granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales in its Probate Jurisdietion on the thirty first day of July, 1903, to AR...
The Ministry Formed. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
The Ministry Formed. MH'. WATsoN, Federal Prime Minster, an nounoed the names of the members'of his Cabinet on Tuesday. He takes the position of Treasurer in addition to that of Premier. Tho other Ministers are :-Mr. W. M. Hughes, Minister for External Affairs; Mr. E- L. Batchelor, Minister for home Affairs; Mr. H. B. Higgins, Attorney-General. Senator Dawson is Minister for Defen e; Mr.'A. 1isber Minister for Customs; and Mr. I. Mahon, Postmaster.General. Sena tor M'Gregor takes the position of Vice President of the Executive Council. The Japanese colony at Genson, which is unprotected, was alarmed on Monday by the arrival of Three Russian cruisers and two torpedo crafts from Vladivostock. The. Russians sank a small steamer. The Chinese warship Haiten struck h rook in the Elliott Islands, near Dalny, during a fog, and sank. The State Government proposes to appoint a committee to make arrangements for the proper reception of the Governor-General on his arrival in Sydney on May 6.
The Lake George Mines. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
The Lake George Mlines. A CABLEoRAM from London dated Tuesday 26th instant, states that an action has been commenced on behalf of the Lake George Mines (Captain's Flat) against Messrs. Gibbs. B ight, and Co., Messrs. Antony Gibbs, Sons and Co., Mr. F. A. Keating, and Mr. C. E. Bright (both of the firm of Antony Gibbs, Sons, and Co.). The plaintiffs wish to re cover damages for alleged fraudulent misre. presentitious, defendants having induced them to purchase the mine, which action re. sulted in the loss of the whole capital of the company. Defebdants deny the allegations of fraud, and counter-claim for £1754 ex pended on behalf of plaintiffs. The com pany known as the Lake George Mines, Limited, was registered in England, October 8, 181)6, the authorised capital being £180,000. tihe capital issued was £165,824 ;n £1 shares. A smelting plant was erected and operations commenced in June, 1897. They were subsequently suspended.
Father Collender's Removal. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Father Colleutler's Removal. RESIDENTS of all denominations alike throughout this district will regret to learn that the Rev. Father Collender, of the Queanbeyan paish, this morning received notice of removal. The reverend gentle man's new parish will be Sorry Hills, Sydney, and his successor will be the Rev. Father Hyland, who is at present in charge of Camden parish. During Father Collender's sojurn of eight years in this parish his sociability brought him ºn touch with every class and denomination, by whom he has heen hold in the highest esteem. Father Collend r will not only be missed in the church. His date of departure is not definitely tined, bat he takeseup his duties at Sorry Hills on Sunday, the 8th May.
Does Rabbit Trapping Pay [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Does Rabbit Trapping Pay SOME little time ago the Young " Chronicle' published certain figures with regard to the earnings of the rabbit trappers in that dis trict. A controversy arose as to the accuracy of the figures, and tie " Chronicle" now publishes a further set of figures taken from the books of the purchasers to fu ther show the profitableness of the trapping industry to those engaged in it. The statement shows that Lid One man in 9 days earned ......... 6 1 6 One man in 19 days earned ...... 6 5 8 One man in 6 days earned ........ 2 8 6 One man in 14days earned ......... 6 11 6 Three men for I week earned ... 10 13 3 Three men for 4 days earned ...... 6 10 11 Three men for 1 week earned ... 9 18 0 Three men for 4 days earned ...... 7 11 9 One man for 6 days earned ...... 3 17 5 (This man had not trapped' till January in (his year, and is now averaging 10s per day.) Three men for 8 days earned ...... 13 15 3. All these amounts are clear, there is noth ing to deduct for carta...
Our New Prime Minister. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Our New Prime Minister. JOHN CHRISTIAN WATSoN-plain Chris. Wat. son in' the' labor room-enjoys the proud distinction of having had more distinguished Cabinet Ministers at. his feet than any other member of any Parliament. And yet, like the large majority of his party, he was, ten years. ago, an absolutely unknown quantity in the political life of Australia. Nobody, of course, imapines that he owes his present position to anything superlative in the shape of scholastic or, political attainments. He happens to have been the leader of a party which has occupied a particularly advanta' geous position in the. political life of this country sinco the advent of what is known as the " tuird party" element, but his worst enemy will hardly contend that he has not shiwn exceptional ability as a leader. Mr. Watson is not more than 37 years of age, shrewd and able in debate, without being actually eloquent or literary in any sense, also,. active, ceaslessly watchful, always courteous,' and, exce...
Mr. O'Sullivan's Vision. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Mr. O'Sulli~ven's Vision. If the Lithgow folk thought that they were going to impress Mr. O'Sullivan with virtues and their general superiority to such an extent as to render any additional en comiums from that quarter superfluous, then they were very much mistaken. The Minister was in his best vein. He listened politely to the list of perfections ; how that the township was daily growing in impor tance; how that more people owned their houses there than elsewliar, ; of the pre ponderance of marriage, and of the higher birthrate compared with less favoured spots. Then he retaliated in kind, piling Pelion upon Ossa, in a perfect flood of highflown eulogy. Lithgow was the Birmingham of Australia, and Mr. Saniford was the Carnegieof this country. Gazing into the future with a prohetio eye, he saw a populous city, ringing to the music of steam.hammers and the rattle and hum of machinery. The western slopes of the Blue Mountains were to be covered with workshops and with the cottages of ...
Good Templary. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Good Templary. AT a quarterly meeting of the Hope of Queanbeyan Lodge of Good Teniplars held last Wednesday night the following office bearers were appointed for the ensuing quarter :-C.T, Sister Shaw; V.T., Sister Woodger, Snr.; P.C.T.,Brother Lockwood; Ciaplain,Sisterl. Walker; Marshal,Brother A. Greenwood; Secretary W. Woodger; Assist. Secretary, Sister M. Walker ; Finan. cial Secretary, Sister E. Swan ; Treasurer Brother Nugent; Guard, Brother Callaghan; Sentinel, Brother Fitzgibbon.
Garden and Field Calendar for April, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
Garden and Field Calendar for ._April, 1904. (Bi, A. lanadoine, Seedrman, Goulbnrn.) WrE have not received a great share of the copious rains that have fallon elsewhere, and operations have been, retarded; still where possible break up'the land, the more roughly the better, and prepare it for immediate cropping as soon us rain comes. Cultivation in dry weather' is always beneficial. Deep cultivation and proper manuring will always repay trouble and cost. Sow in drills and manure them with suitable fertilizers. Try some crop, as rape, for a green manure-the effect is marvellous. Good reina are likely, cold at times, and some frosts and fogs, and a good deal of warm, thundery weather is likely. Krrcuim rGARnN.-Sow as soon as possible potato and tree onions andeschalots, also all kinds of seed onions. Too many defer plan ting till itis difficult to obtain sels. Some turnips may yet be sown, also spinach leeks cabbage (of sorts), broad beans, herbs radish ettuce, etc. FIELD.-Sow wheat, ...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1904. Destruction of Bunny. MEETING IN QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
WITH WHICH AIE INOOItPORATED 'Queanbeyan TimeB, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1904. Destruction of Bunny. MEETING IN QUEANBEYAN. THE increasing ravages of bunny are from time to time the cause of much controversy. Since the pest first made its appearanoe .in the eastern districts of this State- specula tion has been rife as to whether its destruc tiveness would reach such alarming stages as was the case with our westerni neigbours. There in the west, where graziers with their vast areas of pastoral land year after year combated against periodical droughts, were at last overcome by 'the multiplicationr of this rodent, and to.&ay in those districts many homes have been deserted, and many thonsands ofsacies'of land are lying :waste because of the ravages of bunny. The drought to a very great extent has tended to lessen their number, but since no means can be adopted with which they;.may be ren dered absolutely extinct, it is oiily a matter ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
.0 biiiti Smok~e Tba~t Suits. It will suit you if you like Good Tobacco. 13 - IN PLUGS OR AIR-TIGHT TINS. DARK or BRIGHT MASCOTTE TOBACCO. Rewards in. connection with this Tobacce have been dssoontinued from let March MASCOTTE TOBACCO Has now become firmly established as a favourite with the smoking public. BOOMERANG BRANDY. "The Resident Medical Officer of a large Colonial Hospital writes:-Oar patients have Greatly Benefited by the use of Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. It is a very] Nourishing and Beneficial Stimulant." WVELCOOE NUG°GET TOBACCO THE BEST AMERICA PRODUCES Obtainable in Plugs, and Ont in"2-oz. and 4-oz. Tins.
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER XVI.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
The Storyteller. he, $ ot e off:d. t . OH AFTER XVI.-CoNTfiicED. Again and - again, 'in' the course of.the evening, she met Mr. Johnson's eyes, as he watcbed ber round the room, now leaning on the arm of one partner, now on the arm of another. Again and again, so meeting them, the girl blushed, she knew not wvy. Energetic as he flattered himself upon being, his duties as host having detained him for a few moments after arrival; she bad not a dance left to give him when he came to ask for one. He tossed his head when she told him, so. Ah,' he exclainfed, 'you' owe me a grudge for that waltz at the Korseal-that waltz I stole I. Never mind, I'll be even. with you!' 'Jndeed-- -' began Barbara: But I e oily shook his head playfully, and went av ay without listening to her' ex eases., `What it is to, be the beauty of the evening !' she heard him murrnnr as he walked away. Apparently he consoled himself with Lucette, who, for the occasion, had again condescended to ' dress,' and who, as Si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
RtEAD i n T1.WV OUR NEW SHIPMENTS OF WINTER DRAPRY HAVE just beena open1ed up. These are all being sold at twenty-five per cent. under Regular Prices, and iiienide the Very latest in Fancy Blouses, Flannels, 3 Dozen Ladies' Jackets, the latest Fashions, No two alike, Prices from 5s Gd to 37s Gd. 250 pieces of New Ribbons and Trimnmings Every Shade, width, quality, that the market affords. 40 pieces Flannelette, the best lot ever opened in Queanbeyan. 60 Pairs Blankets, all qualities from 4s Gd to 2 guineas. 12 Dozen Ladies' Jats the newest things iii Felts and Straws, Tamo shanters. &c. Fur Boas, 50 new dress lengths, no two alike. 6 Dozen Parachutes, all prices and for the Gentlemen we have just received our consignment of warm winter clothing, direct from the Factories of the Parrainatta Wollen Mills, Nalton Jacobs & Co. of Sydney and Schneiders of Melbourne. Theyinclude 77 Gents' Suits all. the latest styles, most Fashionable Cut and Highes C qualities. We are sla...
The Chrysanthemum Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
The Chrysanthemum Show. THE Chrysanthemum Show, in aid of the; funds o the Church of England Sunday School which was opened on Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. F. Campbell closed last night. Though the exhibits compnareI very favourably with previous years, the affair. taken as a whole, was not attended with good results. The attendance throughout was meagre and the proceeds will be very trifling. It is calculated that the cause of its being a partial failure is principally attributable to the wet weather, whereby people were prevented from venturing out. In the flower seotinn the exhibits were very fair, considering the little interest that was apparently manifested on the occasion. Two stands-one on the right hand side and the other in the centre of the hall--were decked with chrysanthemums and pot plants. On the left hand side there was a nice display of art and fancy work; while overhead was entertwined a festoon of chrysanthemums some 44 yards in length, the work of Miss Una Russell...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 April 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Town) 2. 2d per Quarter. ,,(Country) 2e 6d is it Q Subscriptions may commenct or discontinue at any time. -0 c THE PIO.NEER NEWSPAPER, Established 1860. QLTEAN BEYAN Professional and Business DIRECTORY. Tills DIRECTORY is inserted with a view of giving such information to our town and country readers, and also to strangers~who may visit the town, that they at a glance may see the addresses of the advertisers. Auctioneers. Moriarty & Co. Naxwell & Woodger. Coach and Buggy Builder. Wm. Snow. Monaro-street. Dentists. W. Wallace Harkins, Commercial Hotel. Frank A. N ofatt, Nonaro-street. L. Dorgard, Coomna. SHairdressers, Jte. J. H. indeon (Cigar Diver). Fruiterer Hairdremser and 2'cbacconist, Monarc-*tret All smokers supplied. Stationery, Perfamery, etc. Fresh fruit" daily. Orders by post at' tended to. J. McInnes, Hairdresser and Tobacconist Monare-street. All kinds of Tobacco and Cigars to choose from. Pipes, pouches and all smokers' reqwisi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 May 1904
GOVERNMENT' ADVERTISEMENTS. "" Deipartment of Labour and Ihdustry, 48 Young Street, Sydney, 28th April, 1904. EARLY CLOSING (AMEND;YENT) ACT. T BEIRI nr tify, that in accordance with ..L t1he voIo of' t msajriti of those voting at the ioll held on the 20th inistant, utnder the piro. visions of Seolt ti 3 of the Early Closing (A mend ,,,.. meni) Act., 1900, i, the Opuptry Shopping. Dih triot o? QUEAN BEYAN, the closing days for all ehops (not hting shnpa mentlohed in Schedule One of the Principal Act) shall continue to be as follows :-' ON WEDNESDAY-ONE O'CLOCK ; ON SATURDAY-TEN O ULOC ;I On the four other week.days-SIX O'CLOCK ; being hours after thbehour of noon each day. JOHN PERRY. 3d8 Quealnbeyai Pastures Pro tectioin Board. ELECTION OF PASTURES PROTECTION BOARD. IT is hereby notified that AN ELECTION of STHIREE DIRECTORS 'of the Pastures' Protection Board of the Pastures Protection District.of Queas.beyan, is required to be held under the provisions of the Pastures Protection A...