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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
T. P. MAXWELL & CO., Stock & Station Agents, AUCTIONEERS. SALESMAN-T. P. MAXWELL. 'Phone 10. TRUST MONEY TO LEND. M R. J. S. DAYVISON, L.D.S., DENTAL' SURGEON, Next to Harrison's Hotel, BUNGENDORE visited First Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Late Sydney Dental Hospital.) MONARO.STREET, QUEANBEYAN. ILL visit BUNGENDORE every se. cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gunndaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMPBELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. , Patients attendsd to in the hospital or in their own homes. Terms, very moderate. TEL. 50. H M. JOHNSTON, Managroess.
Queanbeyan Age, TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 1915. Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 1915. Current Topics. Parliament.-Parliament has been further prorogued till the end of April, and, on account of the Premiers' Conference, the probability is that it will not meet .till late in May. Evrery week's respite from the wrangle that is going on in the ranks of" the party is welcome. But possibly matters may.clear up before " the people's _repre sentatives"' are . summoned " for the despatchi of busine'ss." * * * * .Medical Supervision. - The medical officials are mak ing a bold bid for' the super vision of the health. of the people. The public schools afford a welcome and conveni ent vantage* ground ?and, "of late,.it has been improved much more vigorously. than': ;usual: Dr. Willis, who is in charge: of this department: gives, from his point ;of'; view, statements. which s'eem admirably calcu lated to promote the extension of :the systelm. It would• be interesting "to know, :if the ..parents are as well satisfied as the doctor. There is an adage, bitte...
THE BAND AND THE SHOW. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
THE BAND AND .THE SHOW. To THs EDITOB. SIR ,-In a report of a meeting of the.Queaubeyan P. & A. Associa tion, appearing in your last issue, I noticed a resolution that was, carried in reference to the Queanbeyan Town Band, the outcome of which requires comprehensive emphasis. It appears that the band furnished the show committee with a tender of £6 zo/. for the use of their services at the show and, in considering the tender, the committee evidently thought it a little excessive, consequently it was decided to ask the band to play for the paltry remuneration of £3/3/3 In replying to this, request, the band intimated that the offer could not be accepted under rules which came intb force on March z. The reply caused some uncomplimentary re marks and expressions of Indigna tion at the committee meeting of the association, which, in my opinion, were unwarranted; and when your numerous fair-thinking readers be. come cognisant of the circumstances, I feel convinced the criticism l...
THE COOMA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
THE COOMA SHOW. In our report of the Cooma show last issue, we omitted the name of Mr. J.'Hammond, who ofciated as judge of dogs. The committee of the Cooma P. and A. Association is highly pleased with the support ac 'corded the show by Queanbeyan re sidents, and the president (Mr. A. J. Litchfield) personally thanked Mr. J. G. Harris (secretary of the Quean beyan P. and A.' Association) for his assistance both in receiving entries at Queaubeyau and acting as judge in the school and fine art sections. The other Queanbeyan judges were also thanked. Mr. Litchfield ex pressed his intention of being present at the next Queanbeyan show, and also of sending along some exhibits. Mr. C. J. Walmsley, secretary of.the Association, is also-grateful for the assistance given by Mr. Harris and other local :townspeople, and states that he will not only receive entries for next Queanbeyan show, but use every effort to induce Cooma resi dents and exhibitors to attend.
Correspondence. WE do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our correspondents. THE BAND AND THE SHOW. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
Correspondence. Wa do not necessarily identify ourselves .with the opinions expressed by our corres pondents. THE BAND AND THE SHOW. To Tuz EDITOR Sis,-On behalf and by authority of the Town Band, we have much pleasure in pen ning a reply to the uncalled-for remarks and resolution passed at the last meeting of the P. & A. Association as reported in your is sue of the 26th. The bandsmen cannot but help feeling put out at the attitude taken up by two of our vice-presidents, Mr. Wicks and Mr. Morgan, in making the remarks and supporting the resolution condemning the band for their action in not accepting three guineas to play at the show. Had these two gentlemen, as officials of the band, taken the trouble to.ascertain the true facts of the case, everything would have worked smoothly and all this uproar would have been saved. We also think that it would be far better in future, when the -P.- & A. As sociation have any business to transact with the band, that tha.busines...
METHODIST HARVEST FESTIVAL CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
METHODIST. HARVEST PES TIVAL CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. ON Sunday last Harvest Thanks giving Services were observed in the Queanbeyan Methodist Church, 'as has been previously done' at Wattle Park, another prominent 'entre'` of the :Circuit.'- The preacher'- on that occasion: was the Rev. Mr. Wilkin son,`of Bowral, who conducted morn ing, afternoon and evening services. There were large congregations, and the sermons, as well as the other fea tures of worship, were 'happily ap propriate. .The interior of the church was beautifully draped and festooned --flags and banneretts floating over head, while all the available space on the floors, and especially around and" on the pulpit and communion railings and table, were fine displays of ploduce' of the fields, the orchards' and the gardens from far and near.' It was' a matter of wonder to most people where all these generons con tributions could" have come from, seeing, the adverse character of, the past year. But', though not'in sudh liberal ...
CATTLE VALUES HIGHER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
CATTLE VALUES HIGHER. Cattle values showed all round im= provement at Homebush last Thursday. Winohoombe, Carson Ltd. state that biddinge of prime beef were very brisk, the keen competition forcing some buyers to turn their attention from good quality to plain drafts. Medium and inferior lines also showed an in crease in price; Exporters and army contractors were operating. Values were from 10/- to 20/- better. Bul looks averaged to £18/3/5, steers to .£11/8/0, and cows to £10/4/3.
RECORD HIGH JUMP. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
REOORD HIGtH JUMP... Tlhe record. igh jump. for Austealia: was registered' at" Quirindi show. on Wednesday,' when MI.' A.`. Judd's Bandolier, a' well-known performer over the bars, cleared 7ft } in. e Ban dolier, who is eight years old,'is by Artillery, and was bought,'for £200 from Mr. T. O'Dea, of Murray Bridge (SA.;) He jumped 7frlin'at.the last Melbourno Show-aa record for that ground-and .was riddeni by Gaeo Kay, a Queensland native, at Ot; :.It: is noleworthy .Lhat two years e"go, at Quirindi Eroni Bros.' Landlol. broke the previous Australian .record', by jumping 7fthlin. Mr. Judd wa~\ pre. presented with a speoial prize of £10 in addition to the society's prize money. Priorto his departure for Grenfell. Mr. F. Commins was presented with ,a silver shaving outfit by his friends and well. wishers. . Tuggranong sports on Easter Monday: In addition to the progrhmnme already published several other events have been arranged -to take place. Mr. J. E. Monk has donated 10a. for best ...
EUCHRE PARTY AND SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
EUCHRE PARTY AND SOCIAL. -4-- The euchre party and dance, held under thC. auspices of the Quean beyan Cricket Club, in the Protestant Hall on Friday night was a great success both socially and financially. For the euchre tournament 26 tables were requisitioned for card playing and the games went through without the slightest hitch. At the conclu slon of the play Mr. Hetherington presented the prizes, the winners being, Mrs. Edmonds, first prize for ladies, a beautiful rose bowl, and Miss Jackson, second prize, a silver jam dish. Mrs. Edmonds won nine games and Miss Jackson eight. Mr. W. Colverwell won the gents.' prize, a pair of silver-backed military hair brushes, with nine games to his credit. After presenting the prizes Mr. -Hetherington apologised for the absence of Mr. R. Moore, J.P., who very generously forwarded a cheque for £i as his donation to the funds of the Club. After supper, which was of a'most recherche character, and reflected greatly to the credit of the ladies wh...
PRIME HEREFORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
PRIME HEREFORDS. YrST RDAY morning Mr. C. H. Mc Keahuie, J.P., of Booroomba, who is noted throughout the Commonwealth for his breed of pure Hereford cattle, trucked 63 magnificent" bul locks to Riverstone, Sydney, the pqr chasers being Messrs. B. Richardson and Co., of. Riverstone, who have bought them for slaughtering pur poses. An opportunity was afforded a representative of this journal to In spect the consignment-a very even lot indeed, of good breed, .onebrand, and all bred on the Booroomba estate. The carcases will easily average nine cwt., and their condition at a season like the present speaks volumes for the nutritive grasses of Booroomba, and especially of its-irrigated areas, of which the pick are close around the homestead. Besides our repres entative,' there were several other gentlemen who watched the operation of trucking; and these without a dis sentient, and all having practical knowledge of what constitutes prime bullocksof market quality, declared that the animial...
WELCOME RAIN AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
WELCOME RAIN AT LAST. Since the 22nd February up to last night, a period of over five weeks, no rain whatever had fallen in and around Queanbeyan, and but sparsely here and there elsewhere in the district ; and with that excep tion, when 71 points fell, there had been none for a month previously. Last night, Lowever, a welcome change was heralded by thunder and lightning, which at about eo p.m. was followed by heavy rain, with intermittent hail, lasting well on throughout the night. At daybreak this morning the rain slackened; but at that hour 77 points were regis tered at No 2 observing station. This timely visitation will be of the great est service to all kinds of vegetation, but especially to the stimulation of growth in grass which will relieve the anxiety of stockowners who were on the look out for grass for their stock for the winter. Had it been deferred a week or two longer, for this purpose it would have-been al together: too late, as the lowered temperature would have bee...
FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
FLOWER GARDEN. Sow cornfloweri candytuft, pansy stock,; dianthus, carnation; godetia, antirihinum neinophilia, . an'd other: hardy kinds. Plant out seedlings' ,that are ready. Plant anemone, ran unculus, tulip, hyacinth, sprakis;free sia, daffodils, and all spring:flower ing bulbs. Mr. Holman has cabled to London, on behalf of the Bel gian Relief Fund, the sum of £40,000, which represents the eighth instalment of' money contributed by the citizens of New South Wales, and Auck land and Christchurch,. New Zealand.
CLOSING OF BARS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
CLO$ING OF BARS IN SOUTHi ;-: AUSTRALIA. -4----- Simultaneously with the elections on Saturdaiy a referendum was taken throughout the State on the earlier closing of liquor, bars. The electors were asked to vote .for closing at any hour between eleven, and six. Both the temperance and liquor parties pet forth-their most strenuous efforts on behalf of their respective sides, with the result that the voting was mostly confined to the hours mentioned. Quite as much interest was taken in this question as in the elections, and the voting was heavy in the uncontested divisions, as well as in those which elections were being held. The voting was as follows:-11 o'olook, 31,238; •10 o'clock, 825; 9 o'clock, 3855; 8 o'clock, 701; 7 o'clock, 353; 6 o'clook, 46,654. .
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 March 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. CONDITIoNs of Saturday's match at the local range were ro shots at 3ooyds being the continuation for the annual prizes. The cash" prizes were. von by H, Beatty and A. Winner. Scores: 3ooyds hdp Total H. Beatty" 47 scr 47 A. Winner- 36 9. 45 G. Hately 44.: scrt 44 E. Capes 4o0- 2 42 C. Brown 39 , 3 42 C. Powell 39 3.. 42 Jas. Beatty 41.' scr 41 T. Warren 40 scr 40 The quarterly meeting of the rifle club will be held at Davies' Hotel to night. H. Taylor has received the gold medal recently won by him. This medal is presented by Messrs. Toohey Ltd:, and is one of.the best medals competed for on the local range, This firm have donated medals to the club for several years. On Saturday a team of rifle shots from Rhyalla (near Goulburn) paid a visit to Yass and participated in a friendly shoot against the local club The home team won by 45 points which is not a large margin,' consid ing that the Rhyalla club is only a newly formed one. Mr. E. O Moore, at one time a prominen...