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LOCAL NEWS. Cycling Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
LOCAL NEWS. ? ??? t Cycling: Club. We understand that a local Bicycle Club has been formed, and that offi cials were elected at a meeting held some time last week. We received no intimation whatever that the meeting was to be held, or that such a movement was contemplated, and regret that we are therefore unable to present any report of the proceed ings.
CLASS WARFARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
CLASS WARFARE. Thev were divided into what some called Tories and Liberals; TBcy were divided' into freetraders and protectionists,, but thev never were divided 6v mere class dis tinctions,— W. McMillan. One night last week a goodljr number of Sydney Employers and Stock Exchange men met to listen to Mr. McMillan di late on the wrongs inflicted on the Australian working man be cause Australia can't see her way to pay to certain steam ship- syndicates- something like .^7000 a ton freight for matter which is paid by the ordinary customer at the rate of £-j per ton. It was in the course of a long arid frenzied address that the ex politician gave utterance, inter alia, to the sentences printed at the head of this column. Di gressing altogether from the subject under consideration, the prosperous rag-seller improved the shining houT by hurling every kind of invective at the politics of the Australian work ing-class ; and he plodded away back through the murky paths of past colonial histor...
Local Auction Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
XriKil Auotlon Sales. Messrs. . Maxwell and \Vood ger report having sold on Thursday last, 50 6 and 8-tooth wethers at 10s 1 id; 56 2-tooth wethers at 7s 2d ; 90 aged ewes at 5s ; 50 do. at Ss : in weaners at 6s ; 4 heifers at £4 is; 13 do. at £4 6s ; 1 horse, £3; 1 do., £3 103; 1 do. £5 5s. Mr. Maxwell also reports having sold on Saturday last, Mr Coghhn's household furniture and effects at satisfactory prices. Mr. E. C. Harris reports having conducted a successful sale of ma chinery, etc. Mr. Jas. Pike reports having sold at auction, on Thursday last, on account of. owners: 65 wether weaners at 6/9 ; 55 2-tooth weathers at 7/6 ; 100 aged fine-wool ewes at 7/- ; and horse, sulky and harness at a satisfactory price. There -was a fair demand for good breeding ewes not too old. The lack of rain dnring the last few weeks has had a depressing effect on the market. Mr. James Pike has received in structions from Mr E. Brennau, to sell by auction on Thursday next, 200 a-tooth weathers.
Euchre Party. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
Bnchra Fsriy. On Friday evening next another euchre party is to be held in the Pro'festant Hall — this time in aid pf the Qommonwea'th Stall *in- the bazaar to be held durine Show week in connection with St. Gregory's Church. The recent euchre party, held in aid of the Australia Stall, was such an unquali fied success, and provided so much genuine enjoyment, that the present effort is sure to be rewarded with something more than a fu'A house. Tickets are one shilling each, and are procurable at Woodger Bros:' store.
ACIDS AND THE TEETH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
ACIDS AXU THE TEETH. ' It is always a safe measure after eating anything acid to brush the teeth as soon as poBnible. Limes or lemons are bad for them, and it may be doubted if tomatoes are not hurt ful. Certainly it is best to be on Ib* sure'side and avoid any harm by going to one's toothbrush after any meal which has contained vinegar, lemon juice or any Bolid sour substance.
EYESIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
SYESUSHT. Some experiment* -on eight, conr ducted for the British Association in 1880, gave the following results :— Judgment of eye in dividing a line into haWsB— of 100 males. 36'3 were correct and 04-4 incorrect ; nnd of 100 females, 45-5 were correct and C4;5 incorrect. Judgment of an eye je estimating an angle of 00' — of 100 males, 03 were correct and 37 incorrect; and of 100 females, 37 ?- ?wars-owrect and 00*3 incorrect.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
BATHUB8T HOUSE Boarding Establishment, ass zunbath Stm*. -r*r~r ' ' ?« Neu ibcRnUmi Milvay Stauon. MissesM.7jT*M.Keeffe -L»TE OF OFKANBEYM DETllicr) ' Have taken oyer tieabore Establishment which they will conduct on first-class lines. Every comfort for country visitors. Letters promptly attended -to. NOOCMTC CH*ROC«. ' . Time fe W^ Says the proverb ; more so now than ever.' If you want a New Watch— an accurate- - ? to-the-second time-keeper, that will wear long and well— sail -on me. I have every kind in slock, except bad ones, and at prices to suit all. IF you have a watch or any ! article of jewellery Uiat needs repairing, bririgit here. My Repair DEPARTMENTis working alon'g- as. smoothly as ever— more work of course . but tnorepe9Bletp dq it.and. doitwell.too. My repairing is always '^wbrfii while.' . My work is good, and nv prices don't take the good out of it. 1. E. W. Lesmond. MONARO STRB8T, QDEANBSVAN. , MR. H. K..GBJ5EK,. in cpniunction will) Mr. J. S. DAyjsoN.beg to an nou...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
fjattle. Best mediqm and light weight beef was : worth ' to S2s6d. per loolbs, with heavier beef cheaper. . ? - - . Best ,bullocfct made from £-) 10s, extra to iflo ss, irood from /'S Ss, medium from £f ios.. ' . Befit cows from £1 55, good from £l ios, medium trom £i 10, others lower, Atnongtlie sales wore : : Jonet Bros. Yass, 28 bullocks to/8^ average ,£7/2/6.' N.Powell, Bungendcre, 9 cows to £6 15s, average ^6/0/4,
IN THE STUDY. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
is tes 3mz NOTES. Keep 1 small bag of sulphur in the closet that is infested with red ants. A brilliant black varnish for iron stoves and fireplaces is made by stirring ivory-black into ordinary shellac varnish. Rubber sheets are sold by the square yard.. It is best to have two, one airing while the other is in ubc, Windows should never be washed while the sun is shining on them, ob it will be impossible to palish them without leaving blue streaks. Sash curtains, both long and short, stUl retain their popularity. Use ammonia in the water for cleaning woodwork that is to be repainted. If your baker uses alum to produce unnaturally white bread, pierce a loaf a day old wifli*fery1iot knife.- The slum wiU - attach itself in .very .*maU particles to jjheiflajlev ' -??'- .\ -.' ' The old-fashioned sajl-oellais are in yogue again. A very small silver, salt-spoon .accompanies them. Indi vidual salt-cellars ot tinted glass In oases of eilver i&igtee are* novel and attractive. - .
SHORT STORY. "ANEMONE," [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
8H0WST0RT, ^— ^»o — 'AJ^MONE.' . There was a, new P'eCB ftn-1 a new actress at the Vaurien Theatre, and half London had come to listen to the badinage and dainty songs of the first, and pick to pieces the latter — from the coils of red hair that crowned her pale delicate face to the diamond snakes which encircled her pretty ankles. Anne Boleyn was her stage name, and if ghosts walk, and if all biles of her recklessness were true, it may have been that her graceful body lodged the soalof the Anne Itoleyn whoso little neck Was kissed, lint by a liing,vaud last of all by tho heads man's axfl. Sho sang a pretty mourn ful little ballad in the second act that helrwil to carry out the illusion — a ballml with a refrain half pad, half mocliiiig, aodwholly sweet : — ' Theburdea of old rosea And but roar'e snow : The burden of dead ladin— Heighi !' .Somebody in the row of stalls before ^avi- u smothered exclamation as she tiniuhed her eong; and, looking sharply at the man as he rose and went ...
THE FATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
THE FATHER. ny.liOlil) Overas, of whom wo aro jUft! abouttoepeak.waetho weiUh *«? irstmnn in the parish. His tall figure stood ono day in the pastor's Btudy. ? I have got a sou,' he caid eagerly, ' and I with lo Have him baptized.' ? - What shall he be called r' ' Finn, after my falh&r.' ? And his god-parenti ?' They were named, being relatives of Thord aud the best men ami women in the district. ?Is tUere anything elee?' aslied tfa« pastor, end looked up. The farmer etoo a minute. VI should like to have him bsp tiled by liimtelf,' he s«:d. 1 Thut i» to say, on a swk da-- T ' Noxt Saturday at 12 o'clock.' ? Is thore anj thing elie'1 - Nothing *lso.' The farmer took hib hat and moril to go. Tben the pastor rose. ? There is etill this,' he said, and going up to Thord, he took bis hand and looked in the fsce; 'God grant that the child may be a blessing to you !' Sixteen years after that day, Thord stood again in the pastor's study. ?Yoolookexceedingly well, Thord,' said the pas...
NOVELETTE. THE DIARY OF A DETRIMENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
HOVjSLBTT£, THE DIARY OP A DETRIMENTAL. 3|p WONDER ifanyof you reinem W_ bur my Uncle ifoljneux— Uucli * - Molly,' an we used to call him 1 He's an awfully goad sort, and hat helped me out of many a hole : but he's apt to be prejudiced. ' Erio, my boy,' he said to me the other day — ' Erie, you're a scamp — a aad «camp, and that'a the truth I' And then ha langhed as if he had ?aid lomething funny. And tli en, again, only yesterday he asked me what I meant to do. I said 1 had thought of going to the play and having a bit ot supper after wards, but that if he had anything nioro amusing to propote 1 was quite ready. —''? Ilo said lu.vt wi»u't nliit Ii» meant at all. What he wanted to know was whether I proponed to live ou air or the family I Now, when a man of O'ucle Mully'a age begine asking a fellow riddles it looks bad, deuced bad, und I thought it m7 duty to warn him that he ought to take ca-e of himtelf, and pull up 4 bit ?*'''* * ' \.v5 All th» same, I'm not quite sure what the a...
Sydney Fruit Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
' ' ''BidiwrrnltHirteti. A moderate turnover was effected in the fruit markets, Quotations were as fol low : — Apples.— Local : choice 5s to 6s; medium 4s to 5s, small 2s U-2s6d ; choice cooking 4s to 5s, medium as M to 3, jam lots from is 6d to 2S ; Jonathans, choiceos to 6s 6d ; Codlins 3s od to 4s 6d per gin case. Melbourne : 5s to 6s 6d per bushel case. Tasmanian : Alexandrias, 3s 6d to 4s 6d. Port Kundle, 3s 6d to 4s 6d per bnshel case. Pineapples. — Common, choice 39 6d to 5s ; Queen, 3s 6-t to 5s. per case. - Bananas.— Fiji : Nominal. Queensland: $s6dto6s.6d per case, is. 6d to 3s per bunch. .-j.i.-v . Xeinqns.— Local : Chojpei'&'.to 7s ; . me dium 4s to #?;? rough, ii'-^ier gin-iase. American seedless,'- 12B' per- half-case. Italian : 25s .per case;1 beffiaroing 330/ , Oranges;— American Washington Navel 15s Per double.caee, 8s rer.hklpcsse, ; Jaffa Seedlings, 15s per do'uble^asei-Sgper half case ;'RlandarinE, 705 pef-bflxitontainifig 350, Ltical: second crop, choicE...
THE MARKETS. Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
THE MARKETS. i ?rd»T ProAsn Kaxkata. The following quotations refer only to the wholesale trade : Wheat.— 3/3X to 3(4^ for shipping, 3/4 -$ for milling. Cbick wheat: Prime, 2, II per bushel. Flour.— City roller, /B/5I to /T8/IO.I ; country makes, £8 per ton. Mani toba: Best imported,/ 13/10/ to jf 13/15/. Pollard /11 to 1/ per bushel. Bran. — /o per bushel. Oats.— Tasmanian: White feed, choice 2/ to 3/4. Melbourne: Algerian, 2,', choice teed a,ri to 3/3 per bushel. Peas.— Blue/ prime 4/3; grey, 3/2 to 3/4 per bushel. Barley.— Cape, 2/7 to 2/10; English, 2/4 to 2/5 per bushel. Lucerne.— Hunter River: Choice dry green, L3/ioto £3 15s, old summer bay £y, inferior £1. At Redfern j£3/io Oaten. Hay, — Melbourne : Hydraulic pressed, /3/157 per too; wheaten, £zliS- Adelaide, £3 ios to £3 15s. Local L3/10/. ? Cheese.-Prime loaf, \6% ; soft new [SlA ; inferior IaH ; prime large, /6, inferior, from /s ; Kameruka Cheddar, /7 per lb. ? ? Straw.— Derrick-pressed : Tasmania!!, £ j per ton. Potatoe...
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
BUwp. Best crossbred wethers made to 16/6, extra to 18/U, good 15s to 16s, medium from ^ 4s 3d. Best crossbred ewes from 16/, extra to 2 lllo ; good 13/6 to 15I6, . Bestmennowethere fsom 16s 6d to 17s, extra to 1 8s ;d, good 15s 6d to 16s; medium from 14/6, light from I2», others lower. Best -merino ewes from 13/6, extra to 15s 4d; good 1 1/6 to 12/6, medium/rom 10/, light from 8s 6d, others from 7s, some lower. Best lambs made to is/,~ertra .to 165, good t^% to -14s 6d, jnedium from' 12/6, light from to/6, others lower. Among Utejales were.' ? . G. T. Bavies, Yass, 69 vrethers 11s 3d, J3!:do. 13 3d to 13s od, 3 rams 13s 7d Executors of Mr. E. K. C?ace, Quean bevan, 355 wethers 15s ltd, 143 do. 14s 4d toi45 5d. J. McCarthy, Queanbeyan, 196 wethers 15s 3d. to 15s 5d, 26 crossbred wethers 14s 3d, 16 crossbreds ewe6 13s 7d,53 wethers 13s 5-3, 3 Iambs at 13s 6d. R. Dowling, Gunning, 48 wethers. us. 149 do. 14s to 14s 4d. - - . J. \V. Blewitt, Gunning, 103 wethers us 7d. E. Hallam. sen.,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
ROYAL. ttKi*» MAIL line of JBX&SSbSL. Coaches. ? To and from QUEAHBETAN AND YASS. T EAVES QUEANBEYAN for VASS tvery Monday, Wednesday, and Friday LA Mornings, returninc foltowing days. The undersigned wishes to inform the Resident* of Queanbeyan, Canberra, Ginin derra, Hall, Jier, Hurrumbateman, and Yass, that the above Line will be conducted on first-class lines. Ever}- care and attention will be paid to all orders for the carri age of Passengers and Parcels. First-cjass Hones and Comfortable Coaches. Charges Moderate. ? - ? J. J. MORAN, Mail Contractor. Patronise Local lnrii8c*ry M By giving your Orders to the Local Manufacturer, who is prepared to build every class of Vehicle at Bedrock Prices. Tip Drays, Waggons, or any other class of Wheels built to order. Second-hand Vehicles for sale Cheap. ' Call and inspect . SWISS A BFZCIAxrTT. ;»»? Bhmak \it » Ann »lv«- Xyn SnzdBkar. ^iWRepaire at Reasonable Rates. Estimates Given. ^___QTJEAKBEYA1Sr COACH FACTORY, Opposite Victori...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
Orders called' for and Promptly Delivered Price* Moderate. , Cleanliness and Civility our Speciality. ' Military EncampmeiMi ? idU JSTGLtJ J-J DOEE. \ RE invited until 12 noon on the 30th xx INST., forSuppliesof Bread, Meat, GKOCBRIES, VEGEfABfcBS, FORAGE, ind' Fust for the above Encampment Pall particulars and' forms of Tender can be obtained from ? - T. E..C0DGHKAN, Lrenr., Bungeh^ore.