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P. & A. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 March 1915
P. & A. Association. A MEERISI of the committee of the above was held at the School of Arts yesterday afternoon. Present. Messrs. R. Moore (President), E. E Morgan, R. Fallick. J. T. Collett, W. C. McDonald. C. B., A. G. and E. A. McKeahnie, R. R. Hetheringtoc, E. E. Wicks. T. Coleman. jun., J. Morrison, J. W. Batt. 3: M. McIntosh and J. G. Harris (sec retary). CoanzEro orsC£. The correspondence was received on the motion of Messrs. Hetherington and C. H. h cKeahnie and dealt with as follows: From the Queensland Insurance Co; Stan. dard Brewery. Sydney; Warehousemen's Association; Tucker & Co., each forwarding Li/i!- donation.-Received. The secretary advised having made the usual acknowledgment. From the Sydney Wool Selling Brokers' Association advising that &3;3/- for prizes would be given under certain conditions. Received. From Mrs. W. Pike and family returning thanks for the committee's expression of sympathy in their bereavement.-Received. From Mr. James...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 March 1915
Nurse Menzies of Mica St., Broken Hill, N.S.W. who has a vast experience in fever and operating cases, and during her pro. fessional career has been associated with some of ADELAIDE'S LEADING SURGEONS gives her opinion, after close observation, of the strengthening powers of CLEMENTS TONIC CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " For months I have read the testimonies of nurses in the papers, expressing their opinion of the valu able medicine, Clements Tonic. "I qualified for the pro fession over 40 yehars ago, and in earlier days I was - associated with rome of Adelaide's cleverest sur reons. Until 12 years ago nursed in South Aus tralia, and am at present on the Barrier Fields. I have had great experi ence, and can endorse the testimonies of the nurses I have read. I have closely noted the effect of medicines upon my patients, and years ago was satisfied Clements Tonic had no epgual. I am still of that opinion. Use this as you wish. (Signed) NURSE MENZIES." Broken Hill. 24/1/13. Fasileu.sof origina...
PROPERTY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 March 1915
PROPERTY SALE. THERE was a good attendance of buyers present at the property sale yesterday at Hungerford's Hotel, when Messrs. T. P. Maxwell & Co., of Queanbeyan, in conjunction with Messrs. Maxwell & Gibbs of Can- berra, submitted on account of the executors of the late Mr. Samson Southwell, grazier, of Wattle Park, 954 acres of freehold land, together with a comfortable four-roomed pise house and other necessary outbuild- ings. The bidding was spirited and this fine property was eventually &nbsp; knocked down to Mr. Ellis Smith of Wallaroo for £3 per acre.
AWARD OF MERIT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
AWARD OF I~IERIT. AT snuch an important epoch in our hise tory as the birth of a new year, of th anniversary of the King's birthday, o' recognition of some unusually meritor' ious and gallant act on the battlefield' honors of varying degrees are bestowed on personages who have done well for their King and country; or it may be the marvellous medical and surgical triumphe of some eminent member of this honored profession, or the great achievements of some eminent scientist patiently searching for greater truth and light, each and all deserve unstin tedly the approbation of a grateful country. The public is very magnani mous and generous in its appreciation of any invention which posesses real lasting and economic value-labor sav ing and profit earning, and surely this is an all sufficient reason why the world famous "Alfa-Laval "Cream Separator has been awarded the order of merit by Government departments and by heads of agricultural colleges, and by millions of interested dairymen t...
BUNGENDORE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
BUNGENDORE THE Bank of New South Wales will close on the 31st inst. As this is the only bank in town the business people held a meeting with the view of getting another bank to start business here. During the past week several bush fires started on the Gundaroo side of the Lake Ranges. Mr. Powell's woolshed narrowly escaped destruction. A large quantity of new fencing was destroyed. Plenty of help was available but the heavy winds prevailing made matters very difficult, and the had to be fire watched for a couple of days. The 18 months old infant daughter of Mir. and Mrs. Ralph Doyle, of Fairy Meadow, died at her parents' residence on Tuesday last, and was buried in the R C. portion of the local cemetery on Wednesday. The Rev. Father Kenny read the burial services. Mr. John Mc. Kie carried out the funeral arrange ments. The little one had been deli cate from birth. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved parents. The weather during the earlier part of this week was certainly the wors...
DESTROYING TRESPASSING DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
DESTROYING TRESPASSING . DOGS; -4---- Doos are at times a great nuisance to sheep farmers, especially when they have- a liking to worry sheep. The law has, therefore, been evoked to deal with this evil, and, accordingly the owner of the sheep has a right con feired on him, of either claiming com pensation for their loss or injury, and, in 'addition to this civil remedy he is authorised to destroy any dog attacking any animal on his land, and is also at liberty to lay poisoned bait on his pro perty. As far as poisoned bait is con cerned the. Native Dogs Destruction Act, 1902, provides that the occupants of any land stocked with sheep, cattle, or horses, is at liberty to lay poisoned baits on such land, but noesuch occu pant being a lessee' of'Crown'lands is authorised to lay baits within three. quarters of a mile from 'any public road or.track used by. travelling stock. No occupant of freehold land is to lay poisoned .baits .within a 100 yards of any .road intersecting his laud, nor ...
EIGHT HOURS ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
EIGHT HOURS ART UNION. Tux twelve months' trip round the world and 9O00 in cash, or a work of art valued at. o00 offered_ by the Eight Hours Committee of Melbourne as first prize in their forthcoming 59th annual=Art Union is one which always creates a widespread interest. The Commit. tee, in consequence, again announce that valuable prize as the first, and offer in addi. tion 99 others, ranging in value from .100. The support accorded the undertaking in the past years has been so generous that the Committee has donated a very substantial sum to the hospitals and public chailties, to which the proceeds are devoted. The tickets are only One Shilling each, or 22 for .91. Residents should purchase from the local agent, or they may send direct to the Rep. resentative, Mr. Theo. W. Heide, 165 Flinders Lane, M1lbourne, who has acted in that cap. aoity for many years past.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
NEWS AND NOTES." Messrs. J. B. Young & Co., Queanbeyan's "livefrm." are advertising some extra special snaps in this issue. Ladies, read their advertisement. It will repay you. Messres T. P. Maxwell & Co. will sell on the showground to-morrow Mr. T. Coleman's handsome pairof creamy ponies. They are splendidly matched and have won prizes at all the district shows. Whilst walking home at Balmain on Friday night, a young woman named Eliza beth Firman was sandbagged by a man, who struck her a heavy blow on the head and then escaped. The Commonwealth authorities have offered a reward of £500 for information leading to the conviction of the purchaser of the rubber type used for stamping the address on the packets substituted for the genuine packets of Commonwealth notes, stolen whilst in transmission between Mel bourne and Perth some months ago. The Hon. Austin Chapman has received the following letter from the Department of Defence in connection with the recent peti tion ...
ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
ITEMS. 'The sports to be held- at Tuggra nong on Easter Monday are being looked forward to with interest and a large attendance is expected. All Tharwa are mobilising their forces for that day and I feel certain the attendance will be a record. I hear that the band is going to play for our Patriotic Ball, and that the Queanbeyan motor car proprietors are conveying passengers at reduced fares. Hurrah, for the band I Won't we be able to " Tango," " Bunny Hug" and do the " Figure Eight." Why old Mount Teunnant will ring with patriotic airs, and the residents will roll up to a man to hear ".Tip" perary" and other items. Several nice fish have been caught here lately. 'Nuff said, else we'll have the banks of our river lined with big gtiu auglers.
Correspondence. WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
Col?responadenae. WTV do not necessary identity ourselvos with opinions expressed by our correspondents. SIR,--The slight difference of opin ion as to the mode of procedure in respect of providing the necessary opportunity to drill and rifle practice existing between the citizens' move ment and the members of the Rifle Club having now been overcome and the originators of the citizens' move. ment having joined forces with the Rifle Club,.all that is now necessary is for those who signed the petition to the Minister ofzDefence, to pass the necessary eyesight test an4 sign the usual declaration. When this is done'a commencement can be made with regular drills. The sooner we show our whole-heartedness in this matter the better for ourselves and the movement ; and it is to be hoped that the enthusiasm generated at the public meeting is still glowing strong and that the Queanbeyan Rifle Club's drill squad will be a credit to the town and an example to the State. In a time like the present...
SHEARING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
SHEARING. AMr'. A. C. McKeahnle's fast team of shearers, under the supervision of Mr. G. -A. McInnes, contiacfor for the Squire of Cuppacumbalong, cut out the March shearing on" Friday. In all 12 shearers were' employed and they cut out 25,000 sheep. without.a break. At night all assembled in the. woolshed to receive their cheques, and I might say some " fat" ones. were paid over. Mr. McKeahnie hospitably entertained the company. His health was toasted in bumpers' and in response Mr. McKeahnie said the places of some of the shearers, usually employed by him, were va cant, they having gone to the: war to fight for their King and country. He missed them and trusted they would return safely with honor to them selves and their country. (Applause.) The knights of the shears were loud in their praises of the treatment ac corded them by Mr. McKeahnie and state they have shorn in many sheds throughout the Commonwealth, but bad never such treatment meted out to them at the " cut-out" of a sh...
THE BELGIAN FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
THE BELGIAN FUND. WE hear that substantial contribu tions have already been promised for the above fund, one local business man setting a worthy example' by .ndertakiug to collect from his em ployees £1 per week. It is proposed to arrange for the collection of regu lar weekly or monthly promises,. to help in tlie response to the appealfor £75,ooo per month from. Australia. The Mayor is in receipt of- an official intimation froni the "Government of the result of. inquiries as- to the destination of the money or 'food, that it is certain to reach thd dis ;tressed Belgians so urgently in need. It.is propo?ed to keep the local or ganisation distinct.from thie patriotic fund established some months ago, and to .which a generous response was. made,-and it is hoped that- the present appeal will induce even more enthusiastic support. " Miss :Morgan is the hon. secretary to the mrdveinent and Mr. L. A. Morgan hon; trea surer. The Monaro:Race Club" decided to .give the profits of itsm annutal...
Tharwa Notes. PATRIOTIC BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
Tharwa Notes. (By " BOY ScouT.") PATRIOTIC BALL. A MEETING was held in the--Cuppa cumbalong shearing shed on Friday night to make arrangements for the holding of a Grand Patriotic Ball. There were upwvards of 30 persons present, Mr. G. A. McInnes occu pying the chair. After the toast of "' The King" had been honored, the Chairman briefly and to the point stated the object of the meeting. Mr. A. G. McKeahnie made a stirring and impressive address in which he outlined the trouble. occur ring in the Continent,- and pointed out the distress prevailing among many of the Allies owing to the pre sent war. It was unanimously decided to hold a grand ball in aid of the Federal Territory War Food Fund on Friday, z9th instant. On the motion of Messrs. McKeah nie and S. Rowley Mr. Cleaver was appointed assistant secretary to the movement and the following com mittee, with power to" add to their number, were elected to carry out all arrangements in connection with the ball, namely, Messrs. A. Old...
AN UNFORTUNATE SETTLER [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
AN UNFORTUNATE SETTLER! WHIiE driving to their home at Narromine Mr. anid Mis. Sharp noticed a glare when some distance away. Thinking a fire had broken out at their house, in which their children were sleeping, they whipped up the horses. When nearing the burning house the vehicle struck a stump, and the occupants were thrown out.* Mr. Sharpe sustained a broken' collar bone and Mrs. Sharpe was bad= ly bruised, though the baby she was earring was uninjured. The house was.burnt to the ground, but fortun ately all the children were got out in time. Vice-Admiral Carden reports a further bombardment of the Dar danelles forts. The majority of the ships inside the straits were hit but the damage was light. :ttmt: eif hth forts were silenced. The Russian Black Sea fleet bom barded and silenced the batteries at Eregli, and desiroyc4 the teal qu~ay lmnb %ehis wef O slunk: .
YASS PICNIC RACES.—FRIDAY [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 16 March 1915
Y;ASS PICNIC RACES.-F8IDAY ETLoMo Stakes: Yabtora 1, Bywara 2, Waretook 3. Douro Stakese: Schooner 1, H.A.S. 2, Magu 3. .Bookbam Brace let: Maranta i, Parapeti 2, Bellvale 3. Yellangla Plate : Bay Turk 1, Theemer ing 2. Yass Cup: Booyamurra 1, Santiago 2, Bellvale 3. Tooniprey Handicap: Maygo 1, Schooner 2, Ga: long 3. Bogolong Handicap: Maranta 1, Blacknote 2. Retreat Handicapi Parapeti 1, Bellvale 2, Bzura 3. The Victorian Rifle Association has issued a circular to captains of rifle clubs in favor of the proposed corps of sharpsbooters for the front. A large number of recruits in the expeditionary forces returned from Egypt on Friday last. They include 93 medical and 72 disciplinary cases from New South Wales. The total number amount to 318. At the Sydney Stadium on Saturday night Lee. Darcy, the Australian, beat Fritz Holland, the American middle. weight, in a 20'round contest. All the way the men battled hard, and the fast pace set in the opening round never fell off a great dea...