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Reminiscences. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
Reminiscences. I 4. The following ' memorandum or.' agreement ' is interesting because it revives the memory of Cresswell (now dead), held by some to be the genuine heir to the Ticbborne pro perties : — Memoraudum of Agreement made this twenty-fourth day of No vember, A.U. 1863. between William Cresswell, of Gundaroo, in the colony of New South Wales, of the one part, and John Nelson Woodman, of Quean beyan, in the said colony, of the other part. Wherkas the said Wil'.iam Crcsv weJl is the accepted lessee of a pub lic house called the Cottage of Con tent, situated at Gundaroo afore said, and is also lessee of a farm called Jerrabiggera, also situated at Gundaroo, And whereas, for the considera tions hereinafter mentioned, the said William Cresswell agrees to let the said public house and farm, consist ing of two thousand acres, more or less, for the remainder of Uis interest therein unto the said John Nelson Woodman, namely : The said Wi! liam Cresswell, in consideration of the work...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
Obltn&ry. Mr. Robert Pollack, an old resident of Bungendore, died 011 Wednesday. Decease!, who was well known and highly respected was for many years an employee on the Bungendore section of the rail way permanent way, but retired some few years ago. Mr. Pollack had been in failing health and un der medical care for some time, and was at the time of his death in his 70th year. Constable Henskssv, recently stationed at , Nimitybelle, and formerly of Captain's Flat, died in the Goulburn Hospital on Friday last from typhoid fever.
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
G0ULi?URN\ fFroni tlie 1'e.v.w 1'osr.l Mh. 1'atkick Barrijtt, an o'd resident of Lower Uoro, died sud denly on Friday, the caute being heart failure. Mr. Barrttl was *s years of age, and a minute or two before his death was talking lo members of his family. He had lived in the district 60 vc.ir.-.. * * * Mr. Sydney Sands returned to Goulburu 011 Wednesday night after an absence of over three and a half years. At the Police Court. John Weekes was charged with attempting to use a transferred ticket on March 19. Defendant pleaded gui'Ay. Inspector Smith slated thf.t the defendant arrived by the mail from Cooma on Saturday, and gave up his ticket to Goulburn. Subse quently he was seen entering a car for Sydney, snd when the tickets were checked he was found to be in possession of a ticket issued at Syd ney that morning. ~ Defendant stated that when pass- . ing the ticket window at Goulburn a man offered him a ticket for S_vd ney, which lie purchased for 12/, ig norant of the fact that, ...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
YASS. [From Hie Tbibpnk-J Nuws reaches us of the death of Miss Dorothy Holliugswortb.daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Hollings worth, of Wargeila. The bereave ment is a very' sad one. the deceased being but 19 years of age. * ? * * On Saturday the return match ? betweeu the Yass juniors and the ' , district combination \vas'p!ayed and- ?;?' -; left unfinished. -, District elqsed their ;? inniugs with two ivick&s^down for .' ?:-, 201. Tie:jrwiprs^harl^&:lipur io 1. '; bat, and when pla5r ceased aheirscor-. ing '^^i^^^^}f-^i-,',y^ which evoked sogiepfp^ts it rpmihe j 'j Visiting^uniorePS^-i^'^W^i^ ;- --.v.*:v--
A World Elsewhere. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
A. World Elsewhere. » ? ? Russian prisoners state that Kuropat kin's forces at the outset of the battle of Mukdcu numbered 4So,ooo. More ttum 10,000 Russians, including tooo who were in the hospital, fell into the hands of the Japanese. The Japanese casualties numbered about SS.ooo. General Oku alone lost 20,000 men, largely because he met the force sent to protect the retreat. The Minister for Education proposes to close down as many small schools as pos sib'.e. On Saturday the police raided a Chinese gambling den in Campbell-street, Sydney, and arrested 17 of the occupants. An Amending Electoral Bill is to be introduced next session. A principal feature will be, it is understood, the abolition of electors' rights. ? * * A wood-splitter named Walter Jackson was caught in a bush fire at Beech Forest (Vic), and, being oversowed, was terribly tjurnt. ? » * A marriage has been arranged' between Miss Ada Crossley, the Victorian singer, and Dr. Francis Muecke, of Ade laide. The British C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
THEQUEANBEYAN LEADER The Democratic Newip«p«r o! The Southern Tablelands. -»- lilnled &ruMtBbed every Tuesdny and Friday at MOHABO-BTB.EET, QVE&XTBEYAir. lii (lie State of New Soulh Wales, by the Fropri rcr Year in advance - - Ten Shillings. Booked, Twelve Shillings. CASUAI.S-I'frst Inch, 2/6. Kadi succeeding inch, 1/-. Three Insertions Tor price of two. S-T4.NDIKC CONTRACTS— By special arrange DistrictjDirectory. JJ^Consult this Director}' before malt ing your purchases. Auctioneers. lofcn Hunter, Bunseudore. jns. I'ike, Monaro-btrect. Maxwell *&d W'aodger. Moaaro-strcet. ];? C. Harris, Auctioneer, etc., Qucanbeyaau. Boarttlno Establishments. J.frs. Munday, ?' Kclvinside,' Monarostreet. Misses Keefe, Dathurat Mouse, 268 lillzabelh-st., ttrdney, near Redlern Railway Slation. Hit LeOcant, Lo V.«M, cl.ffordst.. Goulburn. Builders and Contractors, r. Holland, Macquoid-alreet. Butchers. Mclnnes Tiros.. MorriMelt-street. I1. Flanagan, Bungendore. Bicycles. KeJ Bfr...
SELECTED VERSE. THE SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
SELECTED VERSE. £ THE BITUATrON. Tim drought is nearlv over, And tlie land Is green with sprinu;inK clover, booking grand. Tlio1 the season's been apralliiiK, Still the voice of hope is calling, For the price of beef is falling, Understand. We'll have loads of milk and honey, By and bye, And I think we'll get some inoncv— Tell vou wliv. ' There's a relief association, If that thief procrastination, IJon'l pervade the situation Till we dir. At present we are living l'retty rough, So let those who talk of giving. Send their ' stuff.' Or-nith m.ignnnimous intensions At the.F S.erflow conventions, We'll be killed with good intentions— The Tucker that we fare on— That's tlie fun. We eat cverytbing vritli hair on, And our gun Sets the little rabbits quaking, AiKi tlie marsupials fairly shaking While tbtir hearts ore nearlv breaking As they run. We call it beef or mutton, It is true, And don't seem to care a button, Well-would you ? How the farce we keep repeating; All the aims of truth de...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
BUSY as BEES 1 ? . . ,--..?.?. ??' ? 1 Ull I SALE! iJXLLllJ B Only a Few Weeks Longer! The Besult of Last Month's Sale :— S I X T Y -THREE lucky Customers had their Money's Worth Returned, and were so pleased that they are again trying to strike the Lucky Say this Month by buying bigger Parcels. Come, Try 'STour Ibiick Ag-ain! ALL OUE NEW WINTEE GOODS are now opened up, and marked at ? SALE 3?JR,I CE B. TSa© Gkance of a Xaifetime ! — ®®— HAYES AND RUSSELL, Queanbeyan. CHASfBITENV -A^PRAOTICAL TAILOR MONARO STREET, QUEANSEYAN. A Splendid Assortment of Autumn & Winter Goods in Stock. Latest Fashions. Perfect Fit. Good Workmanship. Unequalled in the District. Prices to Suit Everyone. Good Bicycles. There never was a time «]ie» Money could buy better value in bicycles thau the present day. Vou cannot find a better Bicycle at the same value, of the sair.e sterling construction, as a !&ed Bird Biejcle. We spare no trouble nor expense to please. We are 'not satisfied unless...
LEAP YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
LEAP YEARS. Tho yen r 1896 should be noted by ladies, because there will not be mother Leap Year until 1004. As nany readers have asked for an cx luualion of this wo may repeat tbc ftfiry of tho calendar. The extra day wnn added to every fourth year by Iconuphys, an Egyptian astronomer, ivhn reformed tho calendar of the Greeks ns far back as 357 n.c. It was 'ssiime'd that tho j-earhad an average, length of 305J days. But in roalily tho so-called solar year is 11 miuutes 10 seconds short of that calculation. For a long time the difference caused little inconvenience, but in tho lGth century the troubles over the moveaelo feasts led Pope Gregory XIII, to de cree that 10 days Bhould be tukon from the year 1582, by calling what would have bceu the Oth of October 'bo 15th. England and otner Pro testant nations held out against thia ?hange for nearly two centuries. In 1751, however, on Act of Parliament «rns piiRscd for equalising the Blyle, hy omitting eleven days after the 2nd of Septem...
"HOBSON'S CHOICE." [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
' nOBSON'S CHOICE.' The familiar proverb originated with Thomas Hobsou, a famous car rier, of Cambridge, who was born -ibout 1544, and lived to his eighty nfth year. IIx travolled regularly for a long period between his home in the University town and the Bull, Bie hopsgote, carrying passengers as well is packages. It is said he wan the tirst person in England who lot horses for hire, and it was out of the regu Larity of bis mode of dealing with the animals thnt the proverbial remark arose. Every horse was sent out in its turn, and if from any causa a cus tomer objected, or wished a change made, old Hobson would curtly decide, ' This or none.' Hence the saying, ' HobBon's choice— this or none.' By steady attention to business the Cam bridge carrier became rich ; and amoug Ecveral gifts he is known to have made was the site for tho Spinning house, used by the Univcnuty authorities for the incarceration of loose womcu. During tho plague Hobeon's journeys between Cambridge and tho metr...
Federal Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
Federal Correspondence. The secretary to the Postmaster General writes Mr. Austin Chap 4nan,.M.H.Jl.i as '.follows;— ?}' With reference to your communication of ?the 23rd ultimo, inquiring what had been done regarding the applications for' ^epfones^tv^anja' Shine ?aus, JerahgleJ ani other centres in the Eden Monaro electorate, . New South Wales, I have the honor, by direction of the Postmaster General, to inform you that the establishment of telephonic communication' with Yambulla has been approved, and you were so informed on the 13th December, ,1904, and the 27th ult. respectively. As regards Uriarra. and Brindabella, the DeputyPost master General, Sydney, reported that the establishment of telephonic communication with those places is not justified, even under guaran tee, and a copy of his report was forwarded to you on the 19th ultimo. The papers relating to the Rhine Falls and Numeraila cases are at the G.P.O., Sydney, and their return has been asked for. In the case of Jerangl...
PRESENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
riU&UNTS. It would be interesting to know how many ladies receive cigarettes as presents. That-smoking is increas ing amono women, nobody who keeps his eyes open can doubt, although it is, happily, etill considered improper for them to smoke in public, The prettiest form of emoking present for a woman is to give her a silver box containing a hundred cigarettes, with her pet name written across each in letters of gold. They should last her well over a month, as the most deter mined woman-smoker rarely consumes more than three cigarettes a day. No man will evsr believe that a wuman smokes a cigarette for enjoyment It is so easy by a few judicious com pliments to make her forget that she ever lighted it
"A KING'S PRAYER IN 1631." [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
'A KINO'S PBAYER IN 1631.' The following prayer was written by Charles 1. in the year 1631, when he waB thirty-one years of nge_; and, ob it is not generally known, it will, perhaps, be read with considerable interest as showing the King's private humility: — ? ' . «A prayer— 1681. 'Good Lord, I thanks Thee for day keeping mee this — — : I humblie be night night scecho Thte to koope mee this ? r day from all dangers or miaohances that may happen my boddie, and all fivell thoughts which may aesalt or hurt ray -sowtfl, fctjoaus Christ hU sake: and looke upon jniej Thy unworthie servant, who here tijostrates himselfe at Thy throne of :gr*pe,tnt looke upon mee, O Father, affiongh iMe merit* -and lovea:.5on|^|if)»pm Thou art onlie nc)twortUoSi*«iui'ln:4hy pretence, conceaved an.1, i.trae, and tbat cr«r since I bave )m.| in Iniquctie, so thai 1 have broken u'.l tby IloDy comnnd mente, by sinful motions; cvel word:!, and winked workes, omitting many dewtioB I ought to doe, and coinitting r...
SHORT STORY. TRADESMEN IN PURGATORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
fiUH BTOBT. TRADESMEN IN PURGATORY. I had been dining at tba hons* «f a County Councillor, an excellent : ellow, well-known and much respeced la Umi suburbs for the noble imm tea* tlon of fait views. The oonver atton I forget ; sor dees it appear to h»v» had any influence upon my ub sequent meditations. But the pictiu-oa on the walls — big engravings of the illustrated anecdotes loved of the great public — had manifestly a more potent effect. For I had no sooner reached my chambers, and put on slippers and a dressing-gown, than, sleeping, I dreamed a dream. And this is the manner of my dream. The place was large, solid, and well furniehed, putting -one in inind of a hugely successful drivate asylum for demented friends of the. wealthy. Tho Game idea was suggested by the presence of a smug respectable at tendant whose present duty (as I understood) was to show me over the * place. But I already knew, with thai pluvious information one invariably possesses when a dream begins, that th...
Fall from a Window. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
Pall from a Window. /The Braid wood Dispatch re ports : On Wednesday night last, John McKenzie, a stockman in the emplov of Mr Granville Rvrie, who ceme over from Michelago with a couple of Mr. Ryrie's horses for lbe show (staying at the Court House Hotel), between 3 and 4 on Thurs day morning got up in his sleep, and the window of the room being raised he deliberately . jumped out into the lane which it overlooks. When he came to the ground he awoke — he says he has no recollec tion of getting tip out of bed and of taking his dangerous leap, the window being 15 feet from the ground. Although ?' bleeding and greatly bruised about the head and face, be did not lose consciousness, and realised the situa tion at once, and made for the back door, which was opened after knock ing pretty loudly. Dr. Llewellyn, who resides close behind 'the hotel, 011 being sent for was in immediate' attendance and dressed the wounds, putting in a number of stitches, and the sufferer was well enough to get...
HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. A HOUSEKEEPER'S CONVENIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
SOUSBSOLD MAKA6HIEKT. A HOUSEKEEPER'S CONVENIENCE. One of tho most useful articles that a busy house-mother can possibly have is a great square case of bags to be tucked on the inside of a closet door and filled with the dozens of small things which she is constantly UBing and for which some housekeepers are obliged to make long search when needed. The sli ape may. be varied to suit the ta6te. A very simple one is made of fine striped bed-ticking, ob long in shape, just large enough to fit comfortably inside the door on which it is to hang.. On the large piece, which* we may call the back ground, Is Arranged 'a series bf pockets in ron-n, tlie .bottom strip being nt lc; rt 1 2 ;? Inches wide and about . 0 iiirh«« longer tiian the width of the .large |it*ces.S' jFastejHlii j sjrfp on' by oat-itltching It down with dadr blue iitmflif, making tiu atitAw wtUr ' ?hort to rtader it wears. TVs packets on the lower strip are generally mad* the largest of the aeries, for in these an placed t...
LOCAL NEWS. The Late Mr. Arthur Flower. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 24 March 1905
LOCAL NEWS. Th« Kate Xr. Arthur Plowir. The last issue of the 'Yass Tni bcne contains the following : The news of the death of -Mr. Arthur Flower, until recently in charge of the grocer y department at the Corner Stores, on Monday night, caused a widely sympathetic feeling ill the town. It was known that he was far from well, that ill-health obliged him to give jip active work a little while back, and seek change, rest, and medical advice. It was generally known also that he had developed consumption, but nobody, even amongst those nearest to him, seemed to realise that the end was so near. But recurring hemorrhages of the lungs sapped his strength, and he passed peacefully away on Mon day night at his residence in Dutton street. The fuueral took place on Wed nesday afternoon, and formed a very imposing procession. First went the members of Elliot's Band, play-, ing the ' Dead March ' ; then came the members of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows, ' Pride of Yass' Lodge, of which t...