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Correspondence. WE do not necessary identity ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
Correspondence. WE do not necessary Identity ourselves witu opinions expressed by our correspondents. SrR,-Queanbeyan is proposed to be absorbed by the Commonwealth as a part of the Federal Capital Territory. The above startling news was made by Mr. Austin Chapman on Wednes day last. Surely this statement :ame like a bolt from the blue and it has knocked the bottom out of Quean beyan property. Can we realise what It means? That we are only to re ceive 90o8 values for property which has almost doubled in value since that year. Are investors likely to build with this incubus hanging over the town. The statement is as bad as a German bomb or mine in the North Sea. We, perhaps, don't mind the Government taking over Qucanbeyan if they will give us the present value of property and not otherwise. Anyhow, the sooner the facts are known the better. At pre sent there is a pall over the town. Yours, etc., PROPERTY OWNER. [The Council decided at the last meeting to ascertain the Intentions of ...
GOD'S FOREKNOWLEDGE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
GOD'S FOREKNOWLEDGE BY PASTOR RUSSELL. Ts, L z., 21.-"Eas *C Father, for so it seemed good in Thy sight." lie held that the Almighty is dealing With mankind in no uncertain manner. It is a mistake to suppose, as many Chris tians and otheru seem to do, that God stared out without.i-definite plan, that Lie was interfered with by Satan, and has since been unable to cope with his evil opposition. God foreknew the end from the beginning, and is working all things according to the counsel of His own will, and for the highest welfare of His creattires, human and angelic. Pastor Russell declared that only those who, through the Bible, get a-glimpse of the glorious outworking of the Divine Plan, can understand God's reasons for permit ting the reign of sorrow and pain, of sin and death, for sai thousand years. The Almgst?yi',he said, designs to teach~ rcat lessons to angels and to men, and God's dealing with mankind has been very dii ferent from His dealing with angels. The holy angels, bein...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
Anthony Horderns' For Everything f .ATHE.ED in the t rfty DO partments tunder one roof are the fruito cf FOREST and arf.U, ?ZIUT r.u7 l 3 L-., all con vertcl into fermI of use and beauty by the labour ant g~aius of man. The world has been searched for all that ministers to the physical and mental uplift of society, and Anthony Horderns' Famous Low Prices ASSURE EXCELLENCE AND ECONOMY Con ntry customers ordering through the post are treated in the same way as those buying at the counters. The same prices are charged, selections are made from the same stocks, and every thing sent to the country is care fully packed by experienced men. Write for Price Lists of any thing you want, post free on re-. quest. Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd., ONLY UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS NEW PALACE EMPORIUM• BRICKF:ELD HILL, SYDNEY.. Always on hand, PRIMS SHAFF, MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, etc.. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC.. ,~ ll Produee Bought and Sold for Cash. (ilChest Cas...
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1915. Current Topics. MINISTERIAL PRECEDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
WITH WHICH ARE INCOII'OBATED QUSIANBTAN TIm?S, JUNGRNDOIBE MIIaROI AND CAPTAIN's FLAT MINBn TUESDAY. MAROCH 23, 1915. Current Topics. *.MINISTERIAL PRECEDENCE. Mn. ARTURn GRIFFITII, formerly Min ister for Public Works, but now Min ister for Education, has been unbur dening his soul on the subject of prec cedence, which his late colleague, Mr. Carmichael, found so burdensome that he saw no resource bpt to throw up his portfolio. Technically, says Mr. Griflith, Mr. Carmichael was right, namely, that men who had just dropped into Ministerial portfolios should not rank above those who had carried the standard for years. That is "one " for Mr. D. H. Hall, who hasjust "dropped into " the portfolio of Attorney-Gen eral. It is also "one" for the Pre mier, who has put this lately-arrived gentleman into the position of Acting Premier, over the heads of all his col leagues. Still, Mr. Griffith thinks that Mr. Carmichael attached far too great importance to this matter of pre cedence. The true ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
WE SELL WOOL and are selling brokers only. Our business success depends solely on our ability to do well for customers. This *is why growers find it desirable to consult us. The four original founders of the firm still actively manage it. They are assisted by specially trained expert departmental managers. Each client or enquirer secures the best attention and advice that can be given. Write us. Address letters, WINCHOOMlBE, CARSON, LTD. Wool Brokers, Sydney. Expert Treatment for Defective Sight! SIf your eyes are weak, xs , if they tire quickly ov during reading or close work-or if you " - suffer from frequent headaches-you will gain relief from all such inconvenience and risk by consult ing Mr. Barraclough, (D.B.O.A, London). Mr. Barraclough is a member of the firm of H. A. Barraclough Ltd., 385 George St., Sydney, and optician by appoint ment to His Excellency the Governor-General. Do not delay any longer if your eyes are causing trouble. Consult Mr. Barraclough at the first oppo...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. Not made in Germany-British bayonets ! The directors of the P.P. Board meet on Friday. Cooma show opens to-morrow. Queanbeyan will be well represented. Miss Morton was a successful ex hibitor in the horse section at the Gonlburn show. Presentation at Gininde'rra to-mor row night to Constable and Mrs. A. W. Thornton. The (eaee of the Glebe paddocks will be sold by auction at Ryan's Hotel on Thursday'at 2 o'clock sharp. A meeting of the Federal Sports Club committee will be held in the Amusement-Hall at Dnntroon to-night.' We regret to 'hear that Mr. James McGowen is in a very low condition of health. It is understood that Mr. Hoyle wi. not return to active politics again. Von Hindenberg is unable to beat the Bear, and the Kaiser ise freezing him into an iceberg. The Fisher Government uqder the new tariff taxes "Expects that every man, every day, will pay his duty." The school building at Murge, in the Molong district, has been. burned down. The firance "committee of t...
SPOON FEEDING SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
SPOON FEEDING 'SHOWS. SPEAKERS at ;the .smoke concert 'at 'Gouluirdu on 'Thursday. night were unanimous that agricultural: societies of the calibre 'of Goulburn should pos-. sees suffioient patriotic spirit .to make them independent of any Government subsidy. This was `used as a peg on whioh, to hang. arguiments in favor of special prizes; As:tbe result of an op -peal by Mr. W. Wood, in his position as vice-president,' that all special prize donors, should` double' their gifts,' a number. fell in.itli the.-idea, and ?the `result was a.:total exceeding ,£10,0 to sitart with.l Of this sum the President (Mr.'A.. I~. Fuithful) cuntributed £20 Mr. W. .Wood' £10, Mdr. A Jaies, 'ML LA. £65 and Mr WV A. A Maitin £5.
Patriotic Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
Patriotic Ball. " The best social gathering ever held at Tharwa !:' Such was t.he expres sion of opinion heard on all sides of the Patriotic Ball, in aid of the Fed eral Territory War Food Fund, held in the Cuppacumbalong wool-shed on Friday night last. Only a week ago, at the conclusion of the special shear ing, it was decided on holding the ball and the matter was taken up very enthusiastically by Mr. A. G. McKeahnie, the shearers and others. " Nothing i succeeds like success" was more than exemplified in con nection with the first big ball held at Cuppacumbalong, which it is hoped will now -become an annual affair.. As we have already stated when the idea of holding the ball was first mooted, it was taken up with interest' and later on the en thusiasm displayed by the ladies (upon whom the largest share of the work always falls), at once ensured success. All ' the numerous details were carefully attended. to, and the clerk of the weather, who unfortu nately has been in a " dry" m...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 March 1915
OBITUARY. THE news of the death of Mrs. Jas. Cooper of Sutton road will be re- ceived with regret by our readers. Deceased had not been enjoying the best of health for a long time, and for some months was under treat- ment in the local hospital. On Sat- urday she seemed to be improving, but early on Sunday morning took a turn for the worst and passed peace- fully away. She leaves a family of young children and to them and the bereaved husband and relatives the deepest sympathy is extended. The funeral took place yesterday and was largely attended, the remains being interred in the Methodist portion of the general cemetery. The friends of Miss Mary Keeffe, sister of Mr. J. Keeffe, J.P., and Cr. Keeffe will regret to hear of her death which sad event took place in Sydney last week. Deceased had been ailing for some months, but no serious consequences were enter- tained until recently when an opera- tion was performed from which she never rallied, passing peacefully away in the presenc...
COOMA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
COOMA SHOW. THa Cooma P. & A. Association's t annual show was held on Wednes ay and Thursday last under. favorable weather conditions. Both as regards the number of entries and quality of exhibits, the exhibition was better thani last year. This was a matter of surprise, not alone to the visitors from surrounding centres, but even to the Cooma residents themselves. It was thought by many that the effects of the great European war would be detrimental to the success of the show apart from the fact that the Monaro district has suffered greatly from the lack of rain since the beginning of the year. However, all fears were disappointed, and the secretary, Mr. C. J. Walmsley, is to be highly com plinmented on the success of the 1915 show. This official, knowing that much depended on his efforts, threw all his energy into the work, and left nothing undone that would help in the slightest degree to bring the ex hibition to a successful issue. His attention to the- comfort of judges...
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
]BUNGENDORE. :A moveiuent was started a short tinme agpo by Mr.IJ. Chinnery to get the Austialian Horse to donate a ,portion of their ftinds in aid of the Belgian..Relief Fund. The Jockey Club should also assist this most de serving object. . "Up to the 'present no inquiry has been held in regard to the late fire which destroyed the gate .house and outbuildings.' I understand that Mrs. Pollack has lost' a , =onsiderable amount but do not know whether it was insured.. I presume the, build ing, which 'is the property of the railway- commissioners, w?as insured. The dry weather ?s causing a deal of anxiety. Several' ells in town have run dry. . ;" - News very scarce '. business fairly goond.
SUTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
SUTTON. .'henews of the death of Mrs. Jas. Cooper wais received here with sin cere 'regret.:.: It was generally under-. stood: thatl- she had regained her health sufficiently. for; her .medical_ attendants to consent to her returning home. Mrs: Cooper'- wa's held: in high' esteem, and :besides a large circle of relatives will. be missed by manyffriends., : Much sympathy 'is felt for,: the: bereaved husband .and; family, some of whom are too young to realise the extent of their loss: -.The contitied.'spell :of dry iveather .is causing muich anxiety .:With the' exception of a few paddocks there is: absolitely no grass: .itodder.isboth' Scarceiand.dear. -:Stockowners havi ing a- good :supply . of willows ii.are utillsing themlito feed their stock on'. Stock of all. sorts are holding out welland are mostly in fair condition, .yet it is terrible to think of -What is in'store:if, we do not get rain: before the told weather sets in. Locally the potato crops are pracq tically a failure. :' ...
TRIUMPH PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
TRIUMPH PICTURES. A beautiful Nordisk feature film will be screened on Saturday night at the above picture palace entitled The man in the white Cloak, a star feature subject of profound interest which unravels the mystery sur rounding the man in the white cloak This fine picture is supported by The Blue or the Grey, War drama ;.Th Finuer thing, drama ; The Pursuit of Hate, drama ; a big Keystone comedy :When Dreams come True ; and four other subjects. An illustrated song,.' A little Child' shall lead them " will be ren dored by Bita Hinck'eman.
AMUNGULA TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
AMUNGULA TELEPHLONE. The Deputy P.M.G. advises the Hon. Austin Chapman as follows; With reference to the communication presented by ?you from Mr. G.A. AMcInnes, Amungula, regard-.. ing the telephone service to that place, I have to inform you that the necessary line having boon completed, telephone offices were established at Amungula and Sutton on the 15th inst. under the charge of post. m?ieters Messrs. G. A. McInnee and F. Wil liams junr. respectively.
Official Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
Oficial Correspondence Tax administrator, Federal Terri tory, advises the H-ou. Austin Chap. mani as follows": With "reference to your letter of the" 2rd i..uliimd, en clositig a communication, received ;by you from Mr. S. Shumack, :Spring: Vale, W eetangara', r°elative to' the condition of the,road ,from the Wee tangara Post Office to' Hall; I desire to inform you that the. road-'rferred to is now being repaired. The Deputy P.M.G.-'advises. the Hou. Austin Chapman as follows : With refereiice to 'your communica tion of the 6th ultimo, relative to th'e payments -iiade for-'he: conduct of allowance: post offices, in the Ederin Mouaro Electorate,, I have to intimate that the allow anci will be revreiewed as:soonuas all the figures for ,9gr4at.e. available, and if it.is fouid 'that an' increase is justified'in respect of any office, it will be paid as from ist Jan tiir., 1915.. You will be further ad-. vised asto the 'offices ; which wil re ceive increased allowances. The` Deputy 1'P. ...
THE TENDENCY OF TYRANNY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
-THE TENDENCY OF I-.TY1ANNY. .,Many shortsighted persons will be ,ready to make light of tyranny S.and spoliation, when applied to employ ers. But they may rest assured that such freaks will not stop there. The tendency of tyranny is always to extend itself. Once indulged,"noth ing but stern and effectual resistance. brings it to:a standstil;. The work mati who ventures to hold opiniozis " of his own soon becomes as obnox ious as the employer-rwho ventures to. assert. his legitimate freedom' Combination, for instance, was once urged by moral suasion for strictly industrial ends; But how: different the case tfoday, when it becomes ne cesdary for men to joiu a union to be allowed to work for their living,; and when their earnings 'are levied ;upon' to: propagate' ruinous political doc-: trines in which comparatively few of them really believe. :.Once. the Go. vernment, or the handful 'of ?,persons who form the Government, overstep their legitimate boutids,- by iunneces +'sary interfer...
The Bainbridge Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
The Bainbridge Fund. T HE following donations have been re ceived for the subscriptions towards the above fund authorised by the Mayor (Ald R. Moore):- COLLECTED BT ir . D. McCACLZr.-Mrs. Bull £2,; Mrs. E. lMckeahnie 1 ; " Friend," W. Mayo, W. McIntosh, W. Ginn, B. Blun dell, each 2- ; H. Barton 1/. Total £3/11/. COLLECTED BY Ma. GEO. MooRS.-Geo. Moore. " J. H." each 10/. P. Stephenson, R. McKay. W. Kew, P. McDermott, J. A. Wilson, J. A. Lea, G. Norman, each S/. W. E. J. Stalker, J. Kirkpatrick, each 3/. A. Frgzer, T. Phelps, A. Little, L. Pola, W. McDemott, each 2/6. J. Pierce, W. Hancock, A. Fantoni, O'Shan. nessy. IV. Denley; W. Avery. A. Jacobs,J. Moran, J. Mulligan, " A.M.", P. Bednar, each 2/. J. Hour6, E. Cappello, 8. Coad, G. Kerk. ham, each 1/. Total £5. COLLECTED BY Ma. JAixs SOUTrawLL. James Bouthwell.:E. Dunshea, H. G. McIn tosh. C. Sacagio, jar.. H. Curran, J. Heir, G. Hall. each 5/. Thos. Keir, 4/. S. Taylor. jur.. G. Redman. John Hatchin. son, each 3/ G. Spiller, " P....
P. & A. Association. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 26 March 1915
P. & A. Association. COMMITTEE MEETING. A. Ma?riro of members of the committee of the above was held in the School of Arts yesterday afternoon. There were present, Messrs. R. Moore (president). R. McDonald, R. J. S. Fallick, H. G. Colman, F. U. Sulli van, C. T. Campbell, W. C. McDonald. T. Coleman, jun., J. Morrison, J. T. Collett, J. M. McIntosh, E. E. Wicks and J. G, Harris (secretary) The minutes were read and confirmed on the motion of Messrs. Coleman and W. C. McDonald. Apologies for non-attendance were re ceived from MJessrs. J. Knox, J. Keeffe, M. N. McDonald, and Walter McIntosh. The correspondence was received on the motion of Messrs. Coleman and Sullivan and dealt with'as follows: From Anthony Hordern & Sons. Sydney, forwarding cheque for a1/1-. donation to prize funds.-Received. From F. A. Powell, Bungendore, forward ing £1 for subscription.-Received. The secretary advised having already acknowledged these remittances with thanks. From the secretary of the...