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CANBERRA TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
('ANBERRA TEA MEErfNG. PURSrANT to advw rtisenicle, a lamre number of folks of Canberra and surrounding dist icts collected .t the (X'ubt r, Clthu ch on Wednesday to indulge in fIstivitit s, anld to receive the t.ev. Mr. Smith, and .Mrs. Smith Ti e cliriatic conditious were adverse to holiday makers, nevertheless, over 250 adults and children were not prevented from attending, and an exceptionally pleasant outing was spent. The good ladies present assisted with the commissariat department and an enjoyable repast was partaken of. The occasion took the shape of a re union of the many friends of the reverend gentleman, to whom Mrs. Smith was introduced.
THE BLOW-FLY NUISANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
THE BLOW-FLY NUISANtIE. FOLLOWING the unprecedented and disastrous drought, it is the misfortune of pastoralists to encounter yet another serious drawb ok to their interests, in the form of the blow-fly. The pest is oomParitively new, but in some distriots of the State has suddely developed into a most serious scourge, attacking a large number of flcOks, especially the lambing ewes. This formidable pest is capable of destroying sheep within a few days after first striking them. Various dipping preparations are more or less efficaoious in preventing maggot fly, and in the Brit;sh Isles has been g generally recognisod as an unfailing remedy. Similar testipmory has already been collooted in these States. Proteeoion from this bane. ful scourge may, is it said, be secured by the use of a dip, which will also result in a benefit for both sheep and wool. We have had brought before our notice testimonials received by the Cooper Dip Coy- from many of the leading sheepbreeoders of Tasmania, N...
A LOST DIGGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
A LOST DIGGER. Tne police from Tarago, Nerriga, and Mar lowe (says the Braid wood DISPATOI) have been busy since Thursday last searching the Shoalhaven River for the body of a miner named Rassmussen, who has been missing for some five or six weeks and is believed to have. been drowned while attempting to cross the river while in flood. The missing man. is about 23 years of age, a native of Denmark. He is a stranger and came to the district in February last-with a man named Carson, a German, who both came by. the steamerl to Nelligen from Sydney. They were seen on the road tramping it botweeriNelligen and Monga after they left :Nelligen,' by Sub-Inspector Brayne, who directed them the way to Nerriga, to which place they werebound. It appears that after they got to' Nerriga they were working at Peggy's Hill. until Sunday, the 10th of last month, when Ressmussen left Carson and :went with a man named Whittaker to a place on the other side of the Shoalhaven called Dirthole Gully (there ...
OUR CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
OUR OANDIDATES.' A LE'rTR, written by Mr. I. F. Lookwood, thb .Electoral Deputy of the Qu auboyan branch of the I.O.G.T.,published in last issue of this paper, setting forth political views regarding the temperance question and aug gesting that all favourable to the cause of temperance should vote for the.' oandidate who subscribed to their pledge, has aroused the enthusiasm of a large section of the community-both"among the ranks of Dr Blackall's supporters, and those of Mnr. Mil. lard's.' We do not know that the temperance question will be of any particular moment in the coming contest in this electorate, and mainitairn that the political views of the candidates and the policy they expound from the public platforms will only be taken into consideration when at the poll the choice is made. Judging from the present position both candidates occupy in the eyes of tem. perance, we may state that they are instar omnium-since Dr. Blaokall has subscribed himself to the pledge laid down by...
A SERIOUS SHEEP DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
A SERIOUS. SHEEP DISEASE. THE outbreak-of a serious sheep disease'in k number of the best districts in Victoria, has been lately reportie officially .by` Dr. Brown, bacteriologist connected with the Agricultural Department, who, in a communication to the director, gives full particulars as to the symptoms, proable cause, and the method of curing. He has bacteriolcgically examined the blood and the spleen of affected animals and he satisfied himself as to the specific character of the germ causing the disease, which is like anthrax in some respects, but is dissimilar in that it is not so dangerous to the human being working among affected animals. The disease is professionally known as pneumo-enteritis, and it has the characteristics of pneumonia and stomach inflammation, the immediate effects being a filling up of the lung, cavities by innumer able bacilli and a general disorganisation in the liver, spleen and blood. The disease under notice is viewed by Dr. Brown with much concern....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
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Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1904. Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
WITH WHICH ARE INOOHP'ORATiD Queanboyan Times, Bangendore Mirror & Cantain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1904. Local and General. Monk' plague iate discovered. - YARR?ALU LA Hospital Ball is fixed for the 13th July. : TnE Hospital monthly committee meeting was sitting when we went to press. THE general elections will pirobably beheld on the last day of next month. ...O next Monday, the -Prince of Wales Birthday, the local stores will remain closed Mn. Austr, CHAPMAN expects a ,portfolio if a Deakin-Reid coalition comes".about. f. A nunoun has reached town that Mr. W. A?ileck, the reform candidate; for Yase, in tends speaking here shortly. THs Public Service Board has approved of the. promotion of Miss Ida. Bingley,. public school teacher at Queanbeyan, to olassIII. l Mn. RosE, M. L. A., is shortly to .be banqueted at I~arulan, where, it is said, he is exceptionally popular. THe annual ball in aid of St.: Mary's Church Bungendore,, is fixed for the 8th July. Double tickets S;...
CAPITAL OFFENCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
CAPITAL OFFENCES. THE Executive Council on Tuesday had under consideration the case of Jane Heth- erington, an elderly woman sentenced to death by Mr. Justice Cohen at the Goulburn Circuit Court for the murder of her husband, at Kiandra. It was decided to commute the death sentence to imprisonment for life. The case of the Chinaman Ah Chick was also considered. He was tried at Dubbo Circuit Court by the Chief Justice for the murder of his employer, Skewes Tregaski, at Peak Hill, and sentenced to death. A final decision on the matter wss postponed until next day, so as to enable the Executive Council to consider certain documents in the case
Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
Epitcme of News. ANorTHERase of plague has been discovered in Brisbane. The British garrison at Gyang-tee numbers 720, with four guns and two Maxims. There- are also nine companies of infantry between Khaug-ma and Tuna. Sir J. Gordon Sprigg, ex-premier of Cape Colonly, will shortly pay a visit to Australia. Two armed men are reported to have killed a woman and four men near Kawha, New Zealand. The police are in pursuit of the murderers. Major.General Hutton has had a long in terview with the Prime Minister, and it is i understood that the secret cypher incident a has now ended. The number of applications for original I conditional purchases, homestead selections and settlement leases lodged this year up to G April 80 is 598. The Full Court in Melbourne holds that Mr. Deakin and Sir William. Lyne were = lable to pay income tax on moneys 'eceived Iby them during the year 1901 as Federal members a d Ministers. Criticising the State Treasurer's speech at Cowra, Mr. Cariruthers says that...
CHAPTER XXI [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
CHAPIER XXI After her brother and Locette bad started on their sudden journey, little Barbara pas ard the evening in a very depressed and dtrjecttd' condition. She could not help feeli,.g ti.at there was something much more serious than Hubert %ould acknowledge about the hastily arranged trip. Indeed, taken in conjunction with the terrible state of anxiety in which Lucette had been all day long, the step caused the girl the gravest fears. Lucette had done something which threatened-to have unpleasant consequences --that was the only explanation l;arbara could thiuk of-and, whatever the 'something' was, the consequences would certainly fall upon poor Hubert at least as heavily as upon his wife. Barbara wished her brother had been more frank with her. Aniything would have been easier to bear than the uncertainty and sus .ense in which he had left her. The loneli ness of the house too the girl found oppressive and alarming. Hubert had advised her to write to one of her aunts, a lively ...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER XX.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
The Storyteller. The ou e oi t1h ýurle$ gide. OHAPTE?l XZ.-Coorrxuseo. As they had some time to wait, Sir Hubert suggested that they should dine at the 'Lord Warden' to fill up the time. Lucetto agreed readily to this; and when they were seated at a little table at one end of the long brightly-lighted room, which was just full enongh to be lively, without being overcrowded, her spirits hbegan 'o rise again and she made herself so amiable, so charming that, in spico of the intervening events, Hubert was reminded of the old - days when he and she had first been married. He told her so. And suddenly her face changed, her lip began to quiver, and a moisture to fill her eyes. ' Ah,' she said, ' you remembered dose days I Itoughtyou had forgotten dem.' And she threw him a swift side-glanoe. ' It's my curse,' said he ratherly bitterly, that I cannot forgot.' 'Upon this, Lucette grew thoughtful and - silent, and it was plain that her feelings of gratitude and remorse were each .momenl growi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
EVERY DAY / ýAY should guard against POPLE Every-day practices. S When asking for Wolfe's Schnalps don't take substitutes. There is one only and only one genuine WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS. Don't be put off by the "just as good" story. Unless the real brand is obtainable It would be wiser and safer not to take any at all. sd FURTHER TESTI \ONY FROM A I OGRATEFUL PERSON. de CONSUMPTION elc NIPPED IN THE BUD BY ai VITADATIO ht Bruswiok, to Evelino Street, to Off Glenlyon Road. rd DAlA Sir,--3fy son, who is now fourtern OD years of age, has been very ill off and on since he was four years, and ab,,ut three years ago he he was so ill that the doctor told me he was developing consumption. He had a terrible oil cough, which was distressing to listen to; he had fallen away to almost a skoleton. At this time Mr. Luxton, Syduney Road, Coburg h3 advised me to try VITADATIO, which I did. nt After the first bottle I saw a great improve ment. I continuedl the medicine; he gradu. ally improved until he bec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
MII. HENRIR DAWSON - IS A - Candidate FOR THE SUFFRAGES OF THE lectoral Disrict ofi Moinic, And will in an early issue announce the dates and places at which he will Address the electors Au, expound his Political Prinoiples, GOVERNMENT ADVERTISEMENT. CROWN LAND SALE. AT tae LANDS OFFOICE, QUEANBEYAN, A on TUESDAY, 21st JUNE, 1904, at NOON, the following will be nfferedl for sale by auction, viz, portion 174 Parish Urayarra, County Onwley, area 108 acres, upset price £1 per acre. Terms, 25 p..r cent. deposit, balance in three months. Further particulars may be obtained from the Crown Lands Agent, or GAztara No. 250 of 4th May, 1904. H. CURRY, 5a-135 Under Secretary. For Sale, Cheap. A NEW WAGGON, light and strong. Made expre.sly for farm work. May be inspected at W. JOHNSON'S, " Woodbine," Bungendore. NOTICE. FjIVE MERINO EWES have been left in my p ddonk at Half Way Creek, for agistment, and if not released and paid for within FOURTEEN DAYS from this date will be submitted to Auotio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Town) 2a 2d per Quarter. ,, (Counutry) 2s 6 ,,G 2Subscriptions mar commence or discontinue at airy time. -0 * r THE PIONEER NEWSPAPER, Established 1860. Siirley's MaInures Made in New South Wales -Not Imported. Superphosphate 36 to 38 per cent. £4 5s. PER TON. Department of Agriculture hold our Warranty of Anialysis. ORDER EARLY FOR . LATER DELIVERY. Advance Orders need not bIe acoompani. d by 'Cash. Direct Correspondence Requested. Fullest Infirnumtlion Supplied. GEO. SHIRLEY & CO, M~nure Merchants, 81 Pift Street, SYDNEY, \\ HTE T T I CIO A Distributing Centre. Sussex Street, Sydney, io one of the h't di?atributing pninto in the tate or New Snothl Wales for AL? KINDL 01F FARM PRODUCE, Bsutter, Eggs, Pigs, Poultry, Maize, Potatoes, etc,y Besides the quantity onnsSumed by the great population in and . , near Sydney, there is a great deal of New South Wales produce marketed to other States and Countries. A COOD REPRESENTATIVE WILL MAKE THIS A VALUAB...
INTERESTING ABORIGINAL REMAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
INTERESTING ABORIGINAL REMAINS. THE Western Lands Commissioners whilst on tlteir recent tour made an interesting find on the shores on Lake Poopelloe, between Cobar and Wilcannia. Australians are familiar with the stories of the shifting sands of the west; how great hill become hollows, and vice versa. A change has been working for perhaps years on one of the lake shores. It had been a high hill. When the commis- sioners reached it the sand had all gone right down to the clay pan, and there, exposed before them, were a great number of skeletons of aboriginals. It seemed to have been a burying place and camp, or probably the scene of a great cannibal feast. There were the remains of clay ovens, where the cooking was done, nadoo stones—the &nbsp; &nbsp; hard flat flake of stone and the small hand pieces, for the pounding of food seeds—and some axes. Mr. McMaster, president of the &nbsp; commission, has communicated with the museum authorities, so that they may ...
PROFESSOR MACKAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
PROFESSOI MAICKAY. PROFESSOR MACKAY's Scottish Concert Com pany, which has during past years estab. lished itself as one of the leading campany of artists travelling the country districts of this State, opened in the Protestant Hall last night. Considering the frosty night and the short publicity given the company, the attendance was very good, the back seats ,end the gallery being fairly well filled. A delay was occasioned in commencing the evening's entertainment, owing to the dingerons illness of Mrs. McKay, at Cooms, and the Professor's late arrival by the train. The company was well received and each' artist was loudly applauded after the rendi tion of every item. Since the public are so very well acquainted with the fact that Professor Mackay as a piper has gained for himself a world-wide renown, it would be needless for us to say,any more. The Professor appeared quite equal to his task and handled h:s Scottish instrument in a very creditabl- manner.' His little pupil, Miss Ja...
MURDER TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 3 June 1904
MURDER TRIAL. THE jury in the case of Alfred Russell charged with the murder of Herbert R. Steward, at Leichhardt, returned on Tuesday a verdict of not Guilty, on the ground of insanity. Giving evidence for the defence Dr. Chrisholm Ross expressed the opinion that Russell was insane, and had been insane for not less than six months. Mr. Reid made a powerful and impassioned appeal to the jury to acquit Russell. Mr. Pollack referred to Mr. Reid's address as the most brilliant ever heard in the Darlinghurst Courts. His Honor ordered Russell to be kept in strict custody in Darlinghurst Gaol until the Governor's pleasure was known.
FEDERAL POLITICALSITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 7 June 1904
FEDERAL POLITIOALSITUATION. Mn REID. will go to Melbourne next week with the object of consulting with those who share his views on the political situation. ie stated on Friday that whilst he had nothing personally acainst Ministers, tbhir continuance in office was fraught with great danger. Mr. Reid also declared that their party constitution and their retention of ofice was subversive of every principal of responsible government. The Prime Mini ister intends to bring down supplementary estimates on Wedr.nsday next. The Labour party is preparing for a dissolution, and has given instructions to the political organisea tions in the different States to make preparations. It is apparently the opinion of the Government that when Mr. Reid submits his no-confidence motion, it will be carried by a small majority." . . CoLws are still pr.evalent in a very severe. form. TnH mice plague is causingalarmin various parts of the State. " MR. MILLARD is. at present in. Sydney attending to politica...
MR. O'SULLIVAN AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 7 June 1904
MR. O'ULLIVAN AIND THEI WAR. SPEAKING at Kiama on Saturday night Mr. E. W. O'Sullivan made some reference to the ~ ar between Japan and Russia. He said that it was only the beginning of greater movements, and at no greater distance there would be a fight for the supremacy of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Russia and Japan were going hard' at it, and it was a good thing for Australia. If they so crippled each other that it would take 60 years for them to recover, then Australia would have a population to protect herself. If ever Ohina woke up-and she would soon--then it would be a blue look-out for Australia in her present state.
ROMANCE OF TWO HUSBANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 7 June 1904
ROMANCE OF TWO HUSBANDS. A "dead " husband dramatically confron. ted his wife, who was suing her second husband in the Bendigo Court last week for desertion. The weman was in the witness. ber at the time. She mentioned that some years ago her first husband, Patrick O'Bryan deserted her. Hear;ng that he was killed as the result of an accident, she came to Melbourne and identified a brdy, which was buried as being that of Patrick O'Bry$n Shortly afterwards she married anotherman whb'had'also deserted. .A well-dressedman was then led into Court and the Bench asked complainant if he was her first hnsband. She unhesitatingly answered in the negative. "Is this woman your wifeP' the Bench irquired of the man who replied "Yes." Counsel for complainant. " Then I must abk for a warrant for his arrest. He has cruelly deserted this young woman' and jndging by his appearances he is well off." Counsel for defendant hinted that a war rant for bigumy might be issued against the woman. The scene in ...