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Gueanbeyan v. Michelago. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
Quewberui t. XlohelAffo. On Saturday last, lite above' Icaius met on the local oval, when QHe&nbeyaii was defeated by 75 runs on ine first iDnlii(5.i:hlBck«mnn. 76, and McDonald, 23, were Ilieffprindpa! scorers for' Ouetinbevnll. D. ConimiiU. 7S: W. Rvri^ ffl ? unA C. Piggou, 22. played wcllfor Michelago. Onean beyau's loin] was 139, &s pg&inst 214 compiled by Iheir opponents. In Die second innings Queau beyan bad lost three vickeli (or 94 run* when A. K' Moor., not out .8 wire'r a anribie 'tor mosl-jl tliew. Hull sanes next iuntr. Lack of space com rets us to hold over two crickel reports and a quanlityof locul pews.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
? Bptolal fartrtlitmenti: NURSE SMYTH, OElfiriS'ICATBB HAS Comfortable Accommodation fo» Ladies' and is prepared to attend Ladies in their own homes in Town or Country. KEIiVTNSIDE Boarding : Establishment. (Lml* Bold Shamrocki-and Thialle Hotel) WONARO ST9BET. Qt'EANBEVAN, Noar theHridgc. JUadtrate Chargaa, R»f»«himittt it all Kwra. Kvery Cdnveniencfr1or Goobtry Visitor*' . . *», Good-Sawina «cco»»oa« Ion. -». mbs: ;: mnrsAT, proprirtr.««.
A World Elsewhere. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
A World Elsewhere. TheWbt Council at St.Pclersburgh ha« de termined to forthwith mobolise the three divisions of Grenadier Corps, aud two ajmy corps. _ * * « A prominent medical man expresses the opinion that there have not been less than 20,000 cases of dengue fever in Brisbane this summer. In answer to a temperance deputation, Mr. Hogue said it was impossible to wipe out the liquor trade. To attemp1 to do so would be ' tilting at a wind mill.' . A man named John Roussel was found at WcllingtonfN.Z.) with his^rsins blown out. A woman was found dead in his room. Double suicide is suspected. The Marquis of Anglesey, whose ex travagance attracted world-wide attention recently, died at Monte Carlo of heart consumption. Peasants have plundered estates of the Czar, and the Grand Duke Sergius, and others of the Imperial family in the Tcbernigoffdistrict, doing great damage. A traveller placed a bag containing Llo.ooo worth of jewellery on a chair in a chemist shop at Birmingham. A thief s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
THEQUEANBEYAN LEADER Tta OcmDcimtic Newwipir ot Hit Southern Tatletandt. -«. Printed & Published every Tuesday and Friday at XOVABO-STBSG*, QWEAHBETAH. in the Stole ol Km South Wales, by the l'ropri cior, Hekrv Kdmdno Holland. - STTBSCBIBTIOU ; Per Year in advance - - Ten Shillings. Booked, -Twelve Shillings. ADVBBTISBICBirTS: CASUM.S— First Inch, 2/6. Bach succeeding ' Inch, I/-. Tlirec Insertions lor priced! two. STANDING CONTRACTS— By special arrange DistrictJDircctory. JJ*~Consnlt Ihis Director}- before tnak ing your purchases. Auctioneers. John Huuter, Bungendore. tas. PPce, Mooaro-ttmt. 'Maxwell and Weodger. Moniiro-strert. Bmrdlag Ertanllihm«nls. Mrs. Mnndty. ?'KeMmfde,' Monaro-ilreet. . Missel Kc«le,BaUinl- Moote, 268 Blutabellnrt., Sydney, near Redtern Runway 6taUon. BuMen and Contractors. K. Holland, Macqoold-Mrtet. Butcher*. Mclnnea Bn». Morrlsaett-atreet. T. Flanagan, Bungendare. BicrdM. Red Bird Bicycles. O. P. Pcrdral. local agcnla. Cotch and Boggy BolMara. W. ...
SELECTED VERSE. HOW DID YOU DIE? [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
\f SELECTED VERSE. ^3 orsx-r-ooro(-r^oti HOW SID YOU DIE 7 Did pou tackle that trouble that came to ?you With a resolute Ueart and cheerful ? Or hide your face from the light of day, With a craven soul iuiJ fearful ? Oh, a trouble's a ton, or a trouble's an ounce, Or a trouble is what you make it ; And it isn't Uie fact thai your hurt Iba counts, Bufofaly how did you take It ? You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to fall down flat, But to lie there— that's disgrace. Tbc harder your thrown, why the higher you bounce. Be proud of your blackened eve ! Jt isn't the fact that you're licked that counts; It's how did you fight— and why? And though you he done to death, wnat then? If you battled the best you could, If you played your part in the world of men. Why, the critic will call it good. Death comes with a crawl or comes with a pounce, And whether he's slow or spry, It isn't the fact that you're dead that counts, But o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
BUSY as BEES I PTcn1 gke|t c* at p 1 lilr 1 ELsdjmi SAlm! Only a Few 'Weeks Longer! The Result d|Last Month's Sale:— SIXf Y-THJREE lucky Cnstongibrs had their Money's WoMb Returned, and were so;§pleased that they are agfin trying to strike the Lucky Day this Month by Jraying bigger Parcels. Come, Try Your Iiuck Again! ALL OUR NEW WINTEE GOODS are now opened up, and marked at The Chance of a Lifetime ! HAYES AND RUSSELL. Queanbeyan. CHAS;'BlJffiNy A Splendid Assortment of Autumn & Winter Goods in Stock. ? Latest FasMons. Perfect Fit Good Workmanship. Unequalled in the District Prices to Suit Everyone. Good Bicycles. There never was a time when Money ' could buy better value in Bicycles than the present day. Vou cannot find a better Bicycle at the same value, of the same sterling construction, as a Red Bird Bicycle. We spare no trouble nor expense to please. We are not satisfied unless you are. Full 12 months' guarantee given with every Bicycle. Then why delay purchasing. Our ...
Miscellany BEATEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
Miscellany RE A TEN. Harris' charming daughter, Mabel, has had many suitors, but tbo old man adopted- a shrewd inotbod of getting rid of them. At lust, how ever, he was fairly beattu. A smart young fellow, jnvt soltksl in the neighbourhood, fella victim Iu Mabel's charms, aud all wtv.t veil for a few months, wheu tho fulliur Btepped in as usual. ? You seem to bs iu lovo wiib my daughter,' Baid ha. 'Still, 1 ho|io you haven't said anything deliuito l-» her about it.' ?I love her, and 1 think she re ciprocates my affoctioD, though I haven't aBkod her yet,' was tho re sponse. ? Well, let me tell jou something;,' continued the father. ' Her mulhor died a luuatio, and there's -io doubt Mabel - ban inherited tfau inpnuity. Ilor peroxyBins of temper arc' terribln, and twice Bhe has atlaukud mu wilii a knife.' ' I'll take my chances,' re|ilied tho Invrr. ' I'm used to it ; l'vo a sister ju-iliko her.' ' But,' gasped the old mnn, ? yim should know that Male] will have none ot my money.' ' Oh...
Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
BUU Club. Following are the scores iu con nection with last Saturday's shoot ing :— 206 300 Hep. Total, yds. yds. A. Gibbs 28 '22 8 58 A. Fallick 26 27 3 56 J. Fagan 28 24 3 55 H. Beatty 30 23 scr. 53 U.Thomson 26' 21 5 52 P. Naylor 27 22 3 52 J. Beatty 25' 23 3 5' R. Moore 21 20 7 48 E. Lesmond 14 17 10 41
WILL YOU LIVE TO BE OLD? [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
WILL YOU LIVE TO T.E OLD? ? That man will not live to bo ol.l,' remarked a scientific man to tlio wiiter, indicating a man who was standing near. ? Whv, pray f ' the writer queried wonderingly. ' Well I he has not a single physio logical index of long life. His head is narrow ; he has narrow eyes aud nostrils, and a long, delicate hand, all of which augur ill for length of days. 1 If you observe carefully, you will find that, with rare exceptions, whit-It only serve to emphasise the rule, men who live to bo old have wide heads above the ears, aud vide fore heads. Large aud wide nostrils are always evidence that those two im portant organs, the lungs and the heart, are good. The ears in old men are almost invariably placed low. Again, long-lived people usually have broad and short hands — inelegant, it mav be. but still an indication of long life. ' If, therefore, you sec n man who answers these physical conditions, you may safely, barring accidents, uf course, predict for him length...
ELECTING A POPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
ELECTING A POPE. The Boman Court, .which I'liroac includes, all those who nnsiia tbo Pope in administering llic din -'»-- ut Tlome, consists of the Sacred CulUv.' of Cardinals, tho ccc-le.-i'ttticj tiilm nale and the legates, vicaro and pre fects known as apostolics. Only lliu Cardinals have a voice in elcutiug a Pope, This is Ibo procedure: On the morning of the. eleventh day after the death of n Pope, the Cardinals gather in St. Peter's, After mass they proceed to tbe Vatican and enter the conclave. From thin net sion a Cardinal may not retire, oven because of illness, and reclaim his seat The session is continuous. IC one leaves he does not return. The windows are walled, up, the doors leading to tun conclave aro sealed. Strict watch is kept that no messages be sent in. Auy Christian believer, even a layman, may ha elected Pope. In practice, however, he is always token from the list of Cardinals. Three Cardinals chosen by lot act aa tellers. A large vane, phsped like a chalice, i...
TEETH-READING A NEW FAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
TEETU-REA.DINO A NEW FAD. The science it only in its infancy yet, ljut the following are two or three iteini the professors assert tabs incontrovertible :— Teeth that are loug »u4 narrow do note vauityj projestnri denote a grasping dispositions troaouerj is bert known by small, whltei separate molars; inconHaucy .ty ibwlappug feth, and tbi ^otse/ioV-fr^tde, separated ivories is pretty sure to tall allhekttvVK, . / : '
FIRST FIND THE SPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
FIRST FIND THE SPOT. To prevent a crack in metal from extending further, the well-known means are employed of drilling a hole where the rent ends, but, unless the lole is bored on the nrcciso snot, tbe crack is apt to continue beyond tho hole. To facilitate the search for the exact point, it hae been found a good plan to moisten the cracked surface with petroleum, then wipe it, and im mediately rub it over with poft chalk. The oil that has penetmted int) the crack exudes, and thus indicates witli precision upon tho whitened surface where the crack, stops. Now for the drill! . .'
Errata. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
amte. Uj.de* date March 15. Mr. T. Kin lyside (Canberra) writes to The Leader: — 'In your report of the death of James. Kinlysife, I notice several errors, which kindly allow me to correct. -^ In the first place. you say he diechrt-.Canberra. The fact is, he died at his residence, Weetangra, where he had lived for over 30 years. Also the Kinlyside family came to' Sydney from Scotland in the thirties, and came to the Queau beyan district in 1857, the family consisting at that time of eleven members — eight of whom now rest' in the Church of England 'burial ground at Canberra. You also say my father was killed by a falling tree over Uriarra way. The fact is. my father died at Uriarra homestead from injuries received through a fall from a horse while on his way to Uriarra from where be was work ing.'
COLORS [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
.. COLORS The liluo color of tho sky ia duo to the scattering of light by the iiiHnila Himal ]-artic!cs of water-vapor sus pended at great heights in the atmos phere, which arc small in size com norod with licht-waves. They de compose, the white light, reflecting more of the blue and violet, which have short wave lengths. In coun tries where the air ir pure the azure is deep, and still more eo at great eleva tions, where the density of the air is less. The redneBa of the setting sun is due to the increasing density of the atmosphere, tbe rays navjng to pass through more of it, and the propor tion ot foreign particles increasing; the shorter waves, blue and violet, ore fliterud out, and orange lints appear, thosef.'tn Uicir turn disappearing, leaving the last sunset tints red. Im purities floating in she atmosphere ot large cities cnuse the sun, at setting and rising, to appear red.
Adaminaby Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
? ♦ ? Adamlubv lun. The following are the results of the first day's (Thursday's) racing at Adaminaby : — Trial Stakes— Inverona 1, Golden Ringer 2, Clipper 3. Nursery — Lady Liberty 1, Bosco 2, Sunshine. 3. Handicap—Silver Spray 1, Watto 2, BaHalaba 3. District Purse— Whalebone 1, Money 2,. Kinglet 3; '.-' ' '. ? '. — Flying Handicap— Ballalaba 1, The Loom. 2, Watto j. , The second day's results were :— Shorts— Bealer 1, Silver Spray 2, Amalgam 3. ' Bade Race1— Rosemary 1, Referee a, Kinglet 3.. '..?,.?. Town Plate— Ballalaba 1, Happy Jack 2» Clipper 3. Selling Race— Whalebone 1, Rosemary 2. Only-two started. FinalHandicap.— Dealers , Silver Spray-a; A'owilgani 3. -
DESCRIPTIVE. PRINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
PESCRiraVE. TRINTERS. A striking experience has baen re peated in South America. During the yellow fever epidemics- the printers have been nraotically indeinnih'ed — at nny rate, before all othor workers. Tiic same thing has been noticed with regard to the late cholera ravages. In Chili the cholera took great numbers of victims in all classes of society ; while among the printers on the rolls of tbo Typographical Union of Val paraiso not a single one \vne touchod. During the visitation in Florida very few printers Buccumbed. In the States of Alabama and New Orleans tho same rule held. It shows that the printers' and compositors', metier is not eo unhealthy as it is often said to be. Oue might point out — were it not that the facts are beyond a joking matter— that the power of the press has here attained proportions never dreamed of. At any rate, the moral is obvious if the cholera should spread to England.
The Coming Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
Th« Gomlnff Sumw. A great treat is in store for lovers of artistic and refined dancing, (luring the forthcoming R.C. Bazaar, as we note the committee have engaged the services of the Meany Sisters, from the metropolis. .These young ladies have won praise and prizes for fancy and national dances atcvery prominent gathering in Australia ; and their exhibitions should add to the many attractions of the bazaar.
LAW MAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
LAW MAKERS. The old law books arc curious reading, and give some funny ideas of what King snd Parliament thought thev could do. Henry VIII., for example, passed ' An Act for the abolishing of diver sity of opinion in certain articles con cerning Christian religion.' It staggers one to think of how many Acts would be required to-day 'to abolish diversity of opinion' in re ligious matters. It is not generally known in Scot land— the home of football—that it is still illegal to play football. An Act passed in 1424, and never re pealed, says, ' No man shall play at football, under a pain of fifty shil lings.' But Scotch ladies with a tendency to over-dressing arc in no better position. Their oyer-dressing is still illegal. By an Act of James II. re striction as to dress is laid down, and only the wife of a Bailie or Alderman is allowed to wear ' clothes of silk, scarlet gowns,' No woman is to come to kirk or market with her face veiled, that she may be known. »- Scotch te'mperanee refor...