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W. C. T. U. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
W. 0. T. U. AT the monthly meeting of the-above Union, held on Thursday last, letters were received from Mrs. Nolan and Mrs. Mastermann requebting that the lccal branch join in with the many others who have promised to as* sist in a sale of work on behalf of the Union in Sydney. Some members promised to render assistance. A communication from Mr. Lockwood, the Electoral Deputy of the Quea iheyan branch of the tO.G.T., was also read, in which reference was made to the attitude of the N. S. Wales Alliance regarding the Liquor Bill. The meeting unanimously agreed to assist in the cause. A vote of thanks was passed to Miss Mary Wright, who is about to leave the district, for the noble assistance she had rendered the Union.
CLERGYMAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
OLERGYMAN CHARGED WITH AS. SAULT. AT the Liverpool police court last Tuesday an adjourned assault case, in which . James Blayney-Shaw figured as complainant, and the Rev. Joseph Abraham Ralph Perkins, minister of the local Presbyterian Church, as defendant was resumed. Complainant stated that the alleged assault wag committed during the progress of a congregational meeting held in the church on April 18, when defendant and another seized him, the former taking him by the throat. Three witnessess gave evidence for the prosecution an to the nature of the altercation. Defen dant stated that he quietlyasked complainant to leave the meeting, as he had no right there, but denied using any violence to remove him. He also stated that complain ant, who was excited, scrafohed and struck him, bit at him and tried to throw him. The further hearing was adjourned for a fort night. The conrt was crowded, several ladies being present.
FRESH WATER FISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
FRESfl WATER FISH. Mn. ALBERT GALE, in an article in the "Agricultural Gazette" in referring to the Murray cod and its culture, says:-" The Murray cod bears transportation well and will aeon adapt itself to its new home. Many years.ago the late Rir Terence Aubrey Murray introduced this fish from the tribu taries of the Queanbeyan River to Lake George. In a few years the lake and creeks, emptying themselves therein, were fairly well stocked with cod. The people living near this fake soon had their larders well stored with these fish which was a decided change from the'everlasting mutton. From Lake George some of the decendants of the fish that were introduced there were carried to ,he waters of the Wollondilly River and the Mulwarree Ponds near Goulburn. The Wollondilly River is the name given to the upper portion of the Hawkesbnry River, and there is nothing, therefore, to prevent the Murry cod from becoming an inhabitant of fresh waters of the last-nanied river and its tributaries....
THE MYSTERIOUS CITY TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
THE MYSTERIOUS CITY TRAGEDY. T'i inquest on the bodies of Joseph Walker and Winifred Ponuoeby, found dead in a boarding house in Cestlereagh 8treet, city, on June 3, was concluded last Friday, at the Coroner Court, when further evidence was given, principally by Dr. Arthur PalIer, but no fresh points were broughtto light; The Coroner (Nir. Barnett), in his charge to the jury, said it-must have been kept back by somebody, which if it had been presented to the :Court would probably have quickly elucidated the whole. mystery in this case. The jury found that Winifred Pounceby met her death by a shot fired by Joseph Walker, who afterwards shot himsef. They also found that the two deceased had agreed to die.together.
Pastures Protection Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
Pastures Protection Board, THE poll for the election of three directors forthe Pastures Protection Board, vice Messrs MoOarthy, Moore, and McKeahnie, closed last Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock, resulting in the return of the three retiring gentlemen. The voting was as follows: MoOarthy, James, 173. Moore, Richard, 167. Molleahnie, 0. H., .122. Brassey, Arthur, 104. Southwell, Richard, 87. Gibbs, N. H., 83. Southwell, Mark, 74. The result is a manifestation of the satis* fiction given to stookowners of the district by the first Board of Directors. Even in oases where it might be deemed advisable to create a change in the discharging of the dutes appertaining to a Board it is better to trust to those who have manipulated it in their best capacity to bring that change about. There is no doubt that the four rejected candidates would have made able Directors for the Board, having a practical experience of the requirements of the stock. owner and a comprehensive knowledge of the provisions...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
MEN s WOMEIN T Is as good for women ai for men. Women oCtD "'P need a viialjing tonic. Wolfe s Schnapps ha ways been a fine thing for p an suffering wornca. / Wolfe'S Schnapps is in old honest all-round tonic. beverage and household remedy. You get nothing but hitting good from its use, Ir ASK TO* Wolfe's Schnapps sat TAKE NOTHING ELSE. COLD NIGHTS! FROSTY MORNINGS! WARI BLANKETS. THIS SEASON WE OFFER YOU SOME Special Values Single Bed from 4s lid to 12s 6d per pair. Double Bed from 8s lid to 30s per pair. In Colours Grey, White, Scarlet and Blue. WARM RUGS. From 2s lid to 10s Gd, 200 to Pick fro in. Flan nelette Underclothing A Special Parcel of these lines marked VERY CHEAP. Ladies' Warm Jackets All the Newest Shapes, Sizesl and Coours, from 8s 11 to 32s Gil. WORTH INSPECTIOV.., Men's Heavy Tweed Suits All mnade-to our own Order (guaranteed) fromn 19s Gd to 42s. Boys' Long Trousers 125to SUITS 1 to Choose from From 7s Gd to 19s G4 The Latest from l0s Gd to 25s. MenI's Sweaters. 'A...
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. THE life of the existing public works com mittee is drawing to a close. They will cease to exist when Parliament expires by dfiuxion of time of July 16. The members were appointed in Anugst, and during the period of two years and six months wh hich has since two years and six months which has sinoc elapsed they have had under con a&deration thirty-fivo proposed public works the ostimated cost of which amounts to £9,600, 540. On these they have passed sixteen, the estimate t cost of which is £4, 089, 895, this sum ntoluding £2, 650, 820 for the construction of the pr )posal rail way from Maitlnndto South Grafton. They have negatived nineteen, the estimatad cost of which amounts to £5, 371, 476, and they have recommended reductions in connection with some o& the works pissed to the extent of £139, 169.
Piles Again Banished. ZAM-BUK A PROMPT CURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
Piles Again Bauished. ZAM-BUK A PROMPT CURE. "- SoME six or seven years tiger, says Mr- t A. E. Inssell, of " Rot isay," Day S:raet, runmmoyne, Sydney. " 1 contractrd. that deaded complaint, Piles. The agony I ex perienced at times was almost unbearable. On several oocasiozns I was forced to leave my work. I could not get a di cent night's sleep and was very indifferent to my meals. I consulted several Doctors, and tried man so-called cures in the hope of alleviating my suffering, but to no effect. In fact I believ3 if anything, the complaint was aggravated, instead of relieved. A friend recommended Zam-Buk Ointment, and although I was not keen on it, I decided to give it a trial, tak ing a course of Bile Beans at the same time to keep my bowels regular. In lees than a month the change in my condition was in deed, wonderful. Zam-Buk lessened the pain from the first application, and the Piles gradually disappeared. It is now six months since the cure was affected, and I may, therefor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
d ORSE RUGS, Cow Rugs, Cornshellers, Chaficut ters, Ploughshares, Barbed Wire, Fencing Wire, Saddles, Harness, Oils & Paints, Teas, Wallpapers, Salt and all Station i Supplies' Can be procured at Wood ger1Bres' Bedrock Prices. PLOUGH TRIAL A PLOUGH TRIAL will be held in a pad dock close to Tnwn on THURSDAY MOORNING AND AFTERNOON. Further particulara from P. 0. HILL & SON, Agents. DEATH TO RABBITS. PEARSON'S No. 1 ACME CART DISTRI. BUTOR (made by Cohoe & Walater of Junee) is now on view at the Royal Hotel, till FRIDAY NEXT, and will be at the SALE YARDS ON THURSDAY. Also PEARSON'S PATENT MIXER. All information from Agent A. TAYLOR, Royal Hotel, Queanbeyan. By the S. S. " Ventura " from America, we have received .A LARGEx r General Carpenter's Tools Wire Cutters for S and Guns 10 Wire Saw Sets, Wrenches Gun Cleaners Hunter's Hatchets Household Scales Smokeless Pea Rifle Cartridges Stanley's PInne s Scythe Blades Expansion Bits, Pliers (American Patt) Rakes Stoc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Town) 2. 2d per Quarter. ,, (Cuuntry) 2a 6i ,, ,, Subscriptions mac commence or discontinue at any time. rS THE PIONEER NEWSPAPER, Established 1860. 4 r L d e hg li i1g i" i (ESTABLISHED 1860.) T HE- Queanbeyan Age is one of the oldest and best-known advertising mediums in the Southern diatriots, and commands a large and ever increasing oirculatioD throughout Bungendore, Canberra, Captain's Flat, Gininderra, Gnndareo, Hoskingtown, Micalago, Holonglo and Southern districts generally. Published on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. TO AIYERTS8S " Jtidi6iou4 Rdvei'tigirrg i$ the Reystorje of ?u66eg AMld by Riveiti$irg ill the 200 you iedeiv.e value foi youi ixlorley. ADVERTISING SCALE : One Inch, - - - - 2s Od. Each succeeding Inch - - 1s Od. a Special Rate for Standing Advertisemuenii s. tree PRNTN Of every Description at Sydnc y Prices. Circulars, Billheads, Account Forms, Delivery Books, Posters, Dodgers, Menu OCrda Ball Programmes, Visiting Cards, Buesiucss C...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER XXI.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
The Storyteller. 'I-.e [ouge oR tli Onu le$y $ide. Oa&PTEV R XKl-,-Cotrtsuso. Barbara was so much distressed about her brobier that she never thought of opening the morning paper, which was always letched from the station at Old Hoo by the groom. The young Soarles however, who saw everythins, and who had noted the doctor's carringo on its way to and from Haylo Sands read something in the paper which they thought might have a peculiar interest for Sir Hubert's household, and immediately luncheon was over they started off with a copy of the STANDAID to make inquiries. When the housemaid told them that Sir H1ibert was ill in bed each uttered a plan. tive exclamation, and they asked if they could see Miss Barbara. The housemaid thought they could, and showed them into the drawing-room, where Barbara, unhappy and disconsolate, was having a little cry all by herself. The maid drew back in consternation when she discovered this, but she was not quick enough to stop Bobbie and Billi...
MOTOR CAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
MOTOR CAR. A MOTOR car which has been in Goulburn for the past few days has been attracting a good deal of attention. It is a very handsome vehicle and is the property of Mr. Wainscot. It is of French make, being a Darracq, and &nbsp; the motive power is supplied by naptha and electricity. The car will accommodate four passengers irrespective of the driver. It is of nine horse power, and on a fair road can accomplish 30 miles per hour. The car ran to Braidwood on Tuesday and did a good trip Leaving Goulburn at a quarter to 10 a.m. Braidwood was reached at 1.7. A start was made on the return journey at 2 and and Goulburn was reached at 20 minutes to 6. Mr. Wainscot will be in Goulburn for some time. A project is on foot to form a company to secure the car and others for use in Goulburn. The proposal is to run at regular intervals through the city from the railway station to a point in North Goulburn with a Wednesday afternoon special service to the sale-yards. &nbsp; ...
WILD CATTLE FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 14 June 1904
WILD CATTLE FLAT. AUSTIN CHAPMAN has received the following letter from the Secretary to Postmaster General :- I have the honor to intimate that an application was made by Messrs. W. Davis Wright, G. Archbold, William A. Gibson, and other selectors and farmers of Wild Cattle Flat, for that place to be served by means of deviations in the routes of the existing weekly mail services between Bredbo and Ballalaba, and Captain's Flat, and Jerangle, but it is not considered advisable to adopt such a course. With a view, how ever, to provide Wild Cattle Flat with mail communication, it has been decided to accept the offer of Mr. W. Davis Wright for the porterage of mails between that place and a point at the junction of the Captain's Flat, Gingerra station, and Wild Cattle Flat roads twice a week on trial, for the period com mencing on the 20th instant and terminating on the 31st December 1904, for a sum at the rate cf £15 per annum.
Garden and Field Calendar for June, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
Garden and Field Calendar for June, 1904. (B, A. Lanasdowne, Seedsman, Goulburn.) THE land is now in fair, moist oondition for oropping, and should-be well worked up, if possible, to allow frost and air to sweeten and mellow. Deeply and ell cultivate all soils, and ardd snitable'manures. Sow in drills and give plenty of room. The weather will be severe, though some wild and thundery intervals are likely. Heavy frosts especially the latter part of the month ; some rough winds rain andesuow. KITOrrEN GARDEN. -Sow main crop peas, broad beans, onions, cabbages, &o. Finish at once planting potato and tree onions, &o. FIELD.--80 wheat, oats, Cape and skin. less barley, Poverty Bay and perennial rye, cocksfoot and prairie grass seed, tares or vetohes, peas, cabbage, onions, rape, &c. ORoHARn.-Get on with digging, draining trenching, &c. Commence pruning. Plant out young trees, taking care to get reliable sorts from reliable growers, and also proper advice bo...
PLOUGH TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
. PLOU'GH TRIAL. YasTERDAYtafternoon Mr. R. V. Thompson, the representative bf Mr. Charles "Toturnier, of Sydney, gave a practical exhibition of a three furrow expanding disc plough in a paddock near Mr. Byrne's mill. The imple ment was worked by four small farm horses turning sods l4 inches wide by 12 inches deep, and appeared to walk along quite liesurely. As an instance of the stability of the plough and as a thorough test of its adaptability to the hard dry lands of Austra. lia we may mention that Mr. Thompson, by * the request of our reporter, obtained per mission from the Mayor to take the plough onto virgin soil, the result being highly satisfactory to the practical farmers present. Also, on a hard road the plough did not refuse to do its work in a similar manner to that of a moulboard plough in old land. With the 24 inch discs, with which she is fitted, the subsoil is turned half way up the slope of the furrow, thus making a perfect seed bed, and dispensing with the use of t...
CHAPTER XXIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
OHAPTER XXIII. Foa the first moment the shook of surprise caused by the discovery of Mr. Johsohn's de ception-introducing Ella to the eick.oham ber as a nurse-made Barbara turn Dizzy. ' Ella!, she repeated in a bewildered tone. 'Ella' Yes--Ella it was who came quietly in with Ketton, and, with a smile, shu pressed Bar bara's hand, then took the medicine from her and went up to the bedside. ' Ella-Ella l' the sick man exclaimed in rapturous tones, that thrilled to the heart every one of his three hearere. 'Oh, what joy What joyI Is it you? Is it really you ?' He strained his eyes in endeavouring to be certain that it was really Ella in the flesh who was at his side. She put her arms round him and held the medicine to his lips. ' It's your nurse, dear-only your nurse come, by Heaven's grace, to be with you till you are well I' . She had schooled herself so well that she was outwardly the calmest person in the room. Only the strange light in her great gray eyes, the pallor of thin face...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
A LIVER COUGH. Its Course Cut Short. The Cue of r~rs. B. NIXON. (y A BALMAIN REPORTER). For some unacountable reason the truth of a good many things are often only ad. mittcd in a half-hearted way, and in conse quence it is dillicult to decide how much or hew little to believe, but when such a deci sive statement as that made by Mrs. Blanche Nixon, of No. 3 Little's Avenue, ]lalmain East, is brought to light, the information that is gained may be accepted as ac.iurate. To our reporter Mrs. Nixon remarked: " Just about five years from the preas nlt dlate I had a severe attack of influenza, and 1 became so weak that I could not turn lt. bohl. All ulily limhs were racked wih, In tense aches, and 1 suffered greatly from a viol.et cough whi,'lh strai..i nmy evt'. teCr illy, lher-idvs ke?.pig mtne awake; t i?i ' It wais vey t ryi': to Le in mi--,yv ail and noll t g-' ;iny ? -r-t at all, 1., It!.. . ' to 1 liiglht after ight II a sttl.ie ,f I 2ethl o:ue.+t amd 0n 111 the next lily !.u+ I w...
Mr. Millard at Queanbeyan. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
Mr. Millard at Q eanbeyan, MR. A. M. MILLARD, the selected reform candidate, delivered his third address to the ' electors of Queanbeyan during the present d campaign in the Protestant Hall last Tuesday night to a packed and fairly attentive audience. The mayor (Mr. Hungerford) r occupied the chair, and during the course of the address, lasting for an hour, strict order s prevailed with the exception of a rare occa sion when an interjection was heard from the back seats. The audience was composed of a very fair percentage of the newly enfran chised sex, the majority of whom took front, and gallery seats. The speaker upon rising was accorded the customary ovation. He said that since he was last before the electors of Queanbeyan the political situatioq had somewhat changed, inasmuch as he was then soliciting choice against Mr. Rose, and now, since Mr. Rose had openly retired, he was announced as the selected candidate of the Liberal and Reform Association. He desired, before plunging ...
CAURCH NOTICES. SUNDAY, JUNE 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
CAURCH NrTICES. S.,-ar, JU?z 19. CHURcH oFEs?LysD.-Queanbeyan 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.-Rev. W. h. White, Minister. Canberra 11 a.m.; Gundaroo 3.30 p.m. Rev. P. G. Smith, Minister. METHODIST. -Qaeanbeyan 11 a.m. Mr. E. Brown; 7.3C p.m. Rev. W. Stewart. Wattle Park 11 a.m. Rev. W. Stewart; 7 p.m. Mr G. ,outhwell. Woodfield 3 p.m. Mr. J" Gale. Weetangerra 3 p.m. Rev. Wmin Stewart.-Rev. W. Stewart, MLinister. RoMA.r CAernouc.-Qneanbeyan 11 a.m. Rev. Father Hyland.