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Rockley Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
*F.m»V1»w »?»! . X Rockley Ball, held at Mr. .Coggln'* Sail laat nlfbt, araaqulle aaucnsi. 1 (lo not know what ?rill beoome of Ik HocklerTJutu wlicn Mr. O'Uara leavea the diitrlct u lieja the main aiip port of Rockley. Then !? a nunor here that Mr. O'^lara intendt going to Bnglairf at an taAy date.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
FBEE DAYl i CF^IEIE ZD.A-^S I FREE; ID-A/STS I THOS. E. WOODGER, trading- as Can give Free Days! f Will give Free Days! as follows: 3 Jtu Days in Groceries ^ WE WILL GIVE ONE FREE DAY IN EVERY THREE WEEKS for the next Nine Weeks. ''Every Cash Purchaser of GROCERIES and HARDWARE at their NEW PREMISES, next Mr. Hudson's, will have the' Whole of the Purchase Money returned in Goods. When you buy, get your Receipt, and present it after the announcement, and we. will give you the Full Value of the Purchase in Drapery, Millinery, and Fancy Goods. Tree Days for Drapery ! WE WILL GIVE ONE FREE DAY IN EVERY TWO WEEKS for every Cash Purchase made on the lucky day, and will extend it for SIX WEEKS ! --?- i ? ? ??- Remember! Three Free Days in Six Weeks! And Our Stock, only just purchased, being Bright, New, and 'r *' '**'*?' ' + this is the Best Offer ever made to you ! ACCEPT IT, IMIJLIKZIE IZTCDTTR PTJROHASBS, AND GET YOUR GOODS FOR NOTHING. I ? x i 3 THE LATEST IMPEOVED & ? ?'?' ' '...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 21 March 1905
BRAIDWOOD. [Prom the Dispatch.) Another old and respected member of the community passed over the border on Mon day morning in tbe person of Mr.Tohn Kenny, \vbo died after a short illness. * * * At the Police Court, Ellen McCarrofl, charged with selling liquor white not holding a li cense, pleaded gtritty. The police intimated that defend ant's husband bad been con victed is 1804 for a similar offence, and they pressed for the heaviest penalty. Defend ant was fined ^30, with costs of court, or three months in Goulbura Jail. Application was made for a month in which to pay, and, although opposed by the police, the Bench grant ed die time on defendaut find ing security equal to the fine and costs. James Doyle, jun., charged with having stolen a silver watch and chain from M. J. O'Connell, was fined 20/, with 8/4 costs, or 24 hours in the cells with light labor. * * * Foxes are making their ap pearance in the district. It is said that they are very fond of rabbit, so that their coming ...
THE GREATEST CRATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
TnE GREATEST CRATER. Haleakala, or Ilouee of the Sun, in tho Island of Maul, one of the Sand wich Islands in the Pacific Ocean, has a wider crater than any other volcano ia the world.. The crater of Haloa kala is between six and a half and seven miles in width, nearly thirty miles in circumference, between 2000 and 3000 feet in depth, and is 10,032 feet above sea level. These islands are all of volcanic origin, and contain toniB of the largest volcanoes iu the world, among which may be men tioned, in addition^ to Halcakala, Mauna-Kca, Mauna-Loa and the far-j famed Kilauoa, the crater of which has an average width of two miles. One of the curious featnres of Kilauea, is that no dust is projeoted from its' eruptions, nothing but lava, and much of that in a filamentous condition, so delicate as to perfectly resemble' brown human hair, the natives call' this hair-like lava ' Pole's hair'— Vale being the name of tho goddess of the] mountain. According to Mr. Dana',/ these Volcanoes somet...
ALWAYS A SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
ALWAYS A SECRET. Chartreuse, or La Grande Charbro use, as it u called in order to distin guish it from other establishments of the Carthusian monks, is situated in a cup-like valley £268 feet above tho sea-level, amid a group of chalky mountains, near Grepobje, in France. . It was founded in 1031, but most of the present edifice is li'.'.'.i over, two hundred years in age, In 1793 the domain of Chartreuse was de clared to be confiscated, to the State, and the monks were sent into exile. They were, however, allowed to re turn in 1810 to the monastery aud to have the use of their buildings and right of pasturage, on payment of a nominal rent, but their splendid estates were not restored, - .It is at their laboratorien', near which they also have a sawmill,. some forges, and a fine dairy farm, that the monks manufacture various pharma ceutical preparations that have a large sale in France, besides, of course, a vast quantity ofaths tamouB cordial which bears tiveir name. The exact comp...
URIARRA. Fish. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
URIARRA. From our Correspondent. Fiih. The Goodradigbee fishing party mentioned last week returned with a real good bag, having caught 42 trout, ranging up to 2 'A pounds. Not a bad day's sport for four ama teurs, three of whom had never seen a trout caught before. One of the party had an exciting tussle with a big fellow, but lost him. OF course, you always lose the big ones. This time, the bait used was frogs and graashoppers. The funny man of the party says if you want to catch trout, you can bet your last cent on the democratic frog. But if you want sport, and have plenty of leisure to wait for it, th«n use the artificial fly. ;
THE CHAMOIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
THE CHAMOIS. It is not -without reason that chamois dread tho ndvonl of eagles. So great is their terror of them that I have seen a herd of twenty or more huddling hclplcsely together when eagles are hovering about in -the neighbourhood. In the early spring the latter often killr.od carry off the young kids to their eyries, and (he femalo chamois has more thnn once been eeen doing desperate batilu with these fierce bints in (Wenro of Iht young. When li;ird pressed for food, I am assured by suver.il hunters of experience, they will cveu attack llio full-grown animulB. They \v;iit until they see a chamois irt a dillicnlt and dangerous plucc, and then hwonp dowu and clash it over tho cliff and devour it tit their leisure.
District News. GININDERRA. Ball at the Tea Gardens. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
\ Distdct^News. GININDEKRA, [From our Correspondent.] Ball at the Tea Gardens. On Wednesday evening, a very suc cessful ball was held at Mr. J. Ryan's residence, Tea Gardens, Gininderra, in aid of the Country Stall at the Show Bazaar. Fully forty couples were pres;nt, Mr. M. J. Cavanagh acting efii ccntly as M.C. The music was supplied by Mr. and Mrs. Snow (violin and piano), Miss Feagan and Mr. Feagan, Miss Doyle, and others. A large number of visitors were present from Queaubeyan, Bungen dore, Gundaroo, Sulton, Hall, Jier, and other centres. A sumptuous repast, prepared by the ladies, was served at midnight, and full justice was done to it by those present. The ball was organised by Misses Ryan and Loueragan, assisted' by others ladies. Musical and vocal items were rendered during the night by Mr. and Mrs. Snow, Miss Feagan, Mr. Feagan, J. Rolfe, jun., Miss Louera gan, Mr. J. Moran, and others. A fine exhibition of step-dancing was given by Messrs. B. Graham, J. Moran, J. O'Brien,...
BY LAND AND SEA. THE JAPS AS JOKERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
BT U$S ASfB SBA. THE JAP3 AS JOKEU3. The Japanese are a very polite people but they sometimes like to play a joke in a rouud-about oriental way unon the meu of tho west. In the days of the Second Empire, Baron Gros was sent to Japan to demand the opening of certain ports to French (omnnrce. Among the rest he named ti the Japanese ministers a certain city. The Japanese functionaries smilod to broadly when he preferred the raqnest that the French .ambasta-.. dor asked them to tell him what gave, t'icm. so much amusement; but in stead, of answering tile. Japanese ministers said : ' We will open the port in question, my lord, if France in her turn will' open a certain port to ns.' ' What port is tlmtP' asked th» Frenchman. - u The port of Liverpool.*. ' Bnt, your expel lencise ' — laughing — - Liverpool is not a Freuefc sort. butanBwlirtioBV ?' ~ — * ' Yes,' answered tbe Jap- neso, ' and thd port you named is nuc in Japan but in Corca.' The French ambassador was com* polled to admit tha...
ZOOLOGY. FRIENDLY RIVALRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
2Q0&DGT. FRIENDLY RIVALRY. It has hitherto been looked upon as an established fact, which could not be called in question by tbe most scoptioal, that each community of. bees were distinguished by its ultra monarchical principles and its loyalty to one queen. The members of tbe hive would never hear of a pretender, still less bf a duumvirate or trium virate, and any attempt to bring about such a change in their political sys tem would have produced a revolution. TheTBoment a rival presented itself, the' lawful queen would, speaking figuratively, attack her tooth and nail, and the duel would end only in the death ot one or both. ' An Auetriam authority on agriculture, Dr. Dzierson, however, has a hive in which two queens get along together in perfect accord. They approach each other from time to time, he Bays, without the slightest antipathy, and on two or three occasions actually caressed each other mosttonderly, separatiDgquietly and peacefully, followed by their, de voted s...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday, 1.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday. 1.30 p.m. Mr. Hogde told a deputation yes terday that the Government had loug lists of social reforms to intro duce, the liquor traffic being one of the first. Mr. Joseph Cook, at Penrith, de clared that Australia is now in a bad way, and that work was never harder to get than now, the pinch of poverty being keenly felt. Mr. Austin Chapman, speaking at Meagher's banquet last night, ad vocated the abolition of State Parlia ments, and declared that the Federal Parliament would never go back on Monaro as the Capital site. In the produce markets, dairy rates are unchanged. LONDON, Wednesday. Damaged bridges impede the Jap anese pursuit. There are indentions that the Rus sians are concentrating for-the pur pose of defending Chang Chun and KiriL Kuropatkin, addressing the first Manchuriau Army, said he hoped they would soon retrieve the -recent disasters. It is stated that the Russians are breid'.ess, all gra'n having been sent from Harbin to Mukden. The St. P...
VIPERS SWALLOWING THEIR YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
VIPERS SyfALLOWrNa THEIR - fOUNO. . There wai recently n warm contro versy on this aubject Mr. Gerard writes to current number of Nature Notes, putting on record a piece. .of eviaence wfiiea seems to him particu larly valuable, because the witness had .never heard a word oh the sub. ject.'and did not know that anybody iad -OTflr assMtesl-';ih(i:*fact. . The JesultgFather aefms.lt, ;Siong 'a mis sipiaer imbng $h- 3W. jCnaJant, told the storyjto gr, ^Qpai,, Siding one 3*£*SauM$BI}&*,h£' «ma to a shallow hollow, ul Uiu Lo:iu:n ol which was a lsrjn! rattlesnake and B number of young ones playing round it As he ndvauccd his horso maili- a noise, whereupon the youngrters scuttled oil' to thi'ir mother, nl,o opeucd her mouth aud Iboy disap peared down her Siro:it Much interested, he reined up, and remained perfectly still, and presently first one and' then another of the litllo ones hopped out of the mouth, until they worn all again in sight. . Then ho struck his boot smartly with ...
Child in a Cesspit. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
Child in oCenplt. YESTKRnAV (Thursday) morning, a newly-born male child was rescued by the police from a cesspit at Harrison's hotel. Some one connected with the hotel heard the child's cries, and the police were communicated with. S=ur.-Sergt. Willis caused the covering to be removed, and when the child was found its head alone was risible, the remainder of the body being completely submerged. The mother of the child, is a domestic servant, who has been employed at the hotel for a number of years, and whose past reputa tion is described by her employers as ex cellent. She is seriously ill, and is being attended by.Dr. Richardson. The child is a strong and lively youngster, and coalj not hare been more than an hour old when rescued. Tint he should have lived at all is a marvel, for it was a good eight feet down to where his rescuers found him.
THE GOLD THAT IS IN THE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
TES GOLD TEAT IS IS THE BSF02V., TlllvRE are fairy tales Ijorrondl from That tell us ofmi^eal g»H. Unearthed by the witchcraft and gnmruon They practised in aces of old. nut visions of wealth in a coffer Are nothing to wealth of llic sort Tliat a golden prospectus may offer— That gold that is in the report. The lamp of of Aladdin was mighty. But ' over an ounr-e to llle ton,'1 In paragraphs airy and flighty, Looks solid and casilv woii. We learn there's a leader to follow, .. And slufl'to put through the retort, And in ' grand indijalions ' we wallow, The ones that are 111 the report. Another wild cat-;-does it matter ? A picturesque lie has its worth And luck may the biggest fool flatter. And gild the round nin of the earth. So down to Hie office we travel To pay up the calls tbat are short. O, if only Die rock and Hie grave! Had the wealth that is in the report. — HM.I.UTIK.
OUR CONTEMPORARIES Reptile and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
;-.k.-pv:.-..s--.1.-v.?T1-..f-.^1rtSTTire^raryiT^f:lr.rr^:5ft^ri^r:ji I OUR CONTEMPORARIES | Reptile and Otherwise. | Bent sa3-s the Labor Party wants a land tax, and would wreck creation to get it. Well, not exactly creation. The party would be content for a start to wreck Bent and a few of his boom estate boodlers. — Workeh. * :'.: * Reid says that the rumor in circulation to the effect that he intends to retire from politics and seek a soft billet is ' an absolute fabrication,' But then, Georgie's ' No ' very often means ' Yes.' — South- ern Cross. The Worker is pleased to hear that George Reid has de cided to retake up his residence in Sydney. ' He brightens the immediate political land scape — or as much of it as he does not obscure.' * # * Au article in the Yass Tiu buke, headed ' From the Workers' Standpoint,' is sug gestive of the suspicion that the editor of that paper is out to make the running as a front rank humorist. The Leader would not do the Tribune the injustice to ...