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AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
AUSTRIA. -,; ... The Emperor was invested with the order of the earter by the MIarquis of -Bath, who stated .tat the Queen wished to confirm the alliance so long sub sisting between England and Austria; the Emperor replied that there was no wish nearer .to his heart than to see the alliance continued.
PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
PRUSSIA. The Danish reply to the Prussian despatches on the subject of guarantees for the protection of Ger mans in the North Schleswig district is favourable, and they are to be ceded to Denmark, which will: cause:a friendly understanding between the cabinets of Berlin and Copenhagen." .:
SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON. (From the Athenceum.) D.BY. birth an Englishman, Sir Archibald Alison was of Scotch descent, as well as of Scottish education and association, his mother being a daughter of Dr. John Gregory, of Edinburgh, whilst his father was the Rev. Archibald Alison, a clergyman of the Established Church of England," who, besides holding a prebendal stall of Sarum and some other preferment south of the Tweed, officiated for many years as senior minister of St. Paul's Chapel, Edinburgh. The doings of this clergyman have so com pletely passed from the observation of living man, that many readers will hear with sur prise that in his day he enjoyed a very con siderable literary reputation, and a measure of popularity which, reference being had to the comparative fewness of readers in the days of our grandfathers, may be said to have been scarcely surpassed by the success of his more widely recognised son. The Rev. Archibald Alison's Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste,...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. ADELAIDE, Sunday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
ARRIVAL ',OF THE ENGLISH M1AIL. (From the S. M. Herald's telegram.) ADELAIDE, Sunday, 8 p.m. THE A.S.N. Co,'s steamer Alexandra, Captain Brown; arrived off Glenelg Pier at 3 p.m. to-day. The passage to the Sound occupied ninety-four h'aurs, and the return trip to Adelaide ninety-seven and a-half hours, with a strong head wind throughout. The P. and 0. steamer Avoca, Captain Farquhar, arrived at the Sound at 7 a.m. on the 4th instant (two days before contract time); she left Galle on the 19th August, and experienced very heavy S.E. trades during the voyage. Captain Nelson;, naval agent; Mr. Cooper;, purser.
CURE FOR HICCUP. To the Editor of the Australasian. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
CURE FOR HICCUP. To the Editor of the Australasian. Srit,--As hiccup is one of the minor '.'ills that flesh is heir to," I beg leave to hand you an immediate remedy. Let the person - affected close the ears with the thumbs, and at the same time close the nostrils with the points of the middle fingers, closely, but not violently. As this -engages both hands, some one will be kind enough to give the Spatient a draught or two of cold water. The cure is effectqd. I have been master of a school for sreral years, and have had scholars from three to twenty years of age, and I have never found this simple remedy once fail. T. C. Welshman's Reef, M:Naldon, Sept. 3. ORIGIN OF PETROLEUt.--Although nearly all geologists are agreed as to the organic origin of petroleum, a great many are of opinion that the rock-oil is the result of a natural distillation of coal. Professor Hitchcock, however, no mean authority, comes to a different conclusion. Admitting with all who have carefully studied the ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
T HE QUEANBEYAN AGE;, Established 1860,; :-incorporated in.-867 with :,:i: E .::: B:RAiDWOOD IND EP.E?NDENT?, . ? PUBLISHED WEDNESDAYS ,AND SATURDAYS. ? : ': Tni circilation of this journal throunglout its on anri the neighs; bouiizig districts, as:wecll as elsewhere Within'and beyolfd the colb-: ;°!: rues offers, speeutl advantaged to advertisers-:. TERMS SUBsCurnTIoN-34s per aninum, or 8s Gd per quarter, when' de livered by post.or foievarded by dispatch to the country, or 30s 'oer "ann tim,'and" 7s ; 6dper quarter whVein delivered ?in Braidw.ood These. charges are calculated upon the basis of pre-payments.. The quarters end on-the 31st March, -30th June, 30th September, and 31st Decembei, at which periods:unly canusubscribcrs decline, by giving omie week's previous notice in writing direct to the office, and not otherwise, and paying the amount due to thx end of the current quarter; but new subscribers will be'received at any time, and charged from the period at which they commen...
MAURITIUS. August 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
MAURITIUS. August 7th. The fever is decreasing, although the mortality now averages twenty daily in Port Louis. A com mission is appointed to devise means for sanitary improvements, and the best means of drainage. Weather favourable for young plantations; it is expected that the year's exportation of sugar will be upwards of one hundred thousand tons.
JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
JAPAN. An attempt was made to shoot the Dutch minis ter;; political matters quiet. Complications are arising from the Daimios desiring to share in foreign trade, which the Tycoon refuses to comply with. The Americans are trying to divert the eastern trade to their shores. When the Pacific Railway is completed Hong Kong and New York will be within thirty-five days' distance.
INDIA AND THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
- INDIA AND THE EABST. The Ceylon railway was opened on the lit. dof August. New roads are projected and carried out; a large proportion of the revenue is devoted to roads and irrigation works in the supply bill. The coffee planting reports are satisfactory. The apprehension of a dearth of rice from Bengal is alleged. The pearl fisheries are not paying.
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
INDIA. The government contemplates sending eight thousand soldiers to Abyssinia for the release of the -captives, and. a subscription is commenced, headed by one firm with 200,000 rupees. '-The Tirzah, from Newcastle, New 'South Wales, with coals, was wrecked near Alibiangh, on the' 18th June; seven of the crew were drowned; the lifeboat was sent to their assistance which was capsized and. ten were drowned. The finance minister has completed a scheme for a gold currency for India. The opium revenue this year exceeds his estimate by £438,600. The accounts from Orissa and the famine, districts are encouraging. The cultivation of potatoes in India is largely in creasing, and an experimental cultivation of Carolina rice was most successful. -
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
COHINA. The embargo-on Formosa is removed.. The first meeting of the creditors of ,Dent and Co. has been held. Great alarm prevails as to the action!of the rebels " in Shantong. Sir R. Alcock has returned from an inspection-of the treaty ports. The northern provinces have suffered from drought and famine which are apprehended in the neighbourhood of Tien Tsin and Hongkong. Chinese gambling is increasing vastly, but heavy fines have been imposed, adding 300,000 dollars per annum to the colonial revenue. Captain Mate and an apprentice of the Portuguese barque Jeddo have been murdered by the sailors. In a quarrel between the chief-justice and Mr. Pollard, Q.OC, the latter was fined two hundred dollars for contempt of court. The fine was paid by public subscription. The French have annexed the remaining •three provinces of Cambodia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
HOLLOWAY'S OINTMENT AND PELLs.-Useful knowledge.--The successful treatment of the great mass of desease is noi so great a mystery as many may suppose. Purify. the dlood, cleanse the liver and the absorbent system will immebiately right itself. Holloway's remedies effects this object most satisfac torily and completely. Both medicameuts may be beneficially used by the myst inexperienced, under whose care the very worst of cases will progress fa vourably and terminate happily by using Holloway's celebrated remedies according to fhe instructions wrapped round each pot and box. Thease renowned remidies cure all disorders of the kidneys and bswles, and will be found superior to all other mean for mi tagating the sufferings of those unfortunately afflict-' ed yv uncurable maladies. THE PzINcESS OF WALES.-OnD the occasion of the christening. of the infant Princess of Wales, many who had not seen her since the commencement of her illness had the opportunity of paying their personal respects...
MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
MEXICO. The late Emperor's wife's health is alarming.', She is not yet acquainted with her widowhood. The republican policy, since its triumph, has been one of blood-executions, imprisonments, and extortions mark the new era; one thousand eight hundred strangers have been shot, no trial allowed, and no confession granted. All the consulates and foreign legations were broken into and searched, against protest. A,determination to expel all foreigners is ex pressed.
THE LAST MOMENTS OF MAXIMILIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
THEE LAST MOMENTS OF MAXIMILIAN. Galignani's Messenger of July 9 contains the fol lowing article, purporting to be a republication from the New Orleans Picayune of the details given by the Esperanzo de Queretaro of Juue 20 of the last mo ments of the Emperor Maximilian : " The first messenger who reached San Luiz di Po tosi on the morning of the 19th May did not return with the orders of the President until the 22nd. The Emperor was then informed that he had to appear before a council of war. He protested in writing, and claimed to be tried by the Chamber of Notables, which had called him to the throne. Proceedings were in consequence suspended, and his letters and the papers which had been seized were forwarded to Juarez. The answer was not received until the 30th. It was a refusal, based uron this tact, which no im partial person contest, that the Chamber of Notables had not been convoked by the head of the republic; but Juarez, animated by a laudable sentiment, offered to spare t...
AMERICA. Gold, 139½ sterling; exchange, London, 110. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
AMERICA. Gold, 1391 sterling; exchange, London, 110. The President vetoed a bill for enlarging the p~owers of the Southern district commanders, ..and has forbidden the removal of the latter without the consent'of the Senate. Congress passed the bill over the President's veto. Surratt's trial has almost closed, and it is generally believed his fate is sealed. The Emperor Maximilian's body 'was embalmed and brought to Vera Crus. Congress has appropriated 100,000 dollars for the execution of reconstruction. The President stated the reconstruction act will necessitate an appropria tion of fourteen millions by the abrogation of the civil.governments in ten states; the national govern ment is not responsible for debts legally incurred before the rebellion, of 100,000,000 dollars, which would impair the national debt. -
QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
QUEANBEYAN. &nbsp; &nbsp; [FROM 0UR CORRESPONDENT] As you doubtless are aware in Queanbeyan news generally flies pretty fast, and frequently increases in its travels. You can guess, the surprise that was felt here on Saturday at the marriiage announced in the Age of that date, as no one: seemed to, have known anything about it. It seems strange why any person shouild send such an atdvertisement to your &nbsp; columns, as it is untrue, and without any foundation whatever, and is very unpleasant to the parties whose names are thus brought before the public. In another column of your paper is an advertise ment inviting tenders for the erection of a Churcn on the Burra road. This will be a great benefit to the episcopalian portion of the community around there, as at, present the only place they can hold public worship is in a room which Mr. Jamnes Gibbs kindly permits them to use, but which is hardly large enough to hold the increasing congregation. I be &am...
THE BELLAMY CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Braidwood Independent — 18 September 1867
THE BELLAMY CASE. (From the Melbourne papers.) THE magistrates at the city court sat for above seven hours on Monday, the greater part of that time being occupied in investigating the charge of murder against Richard Bellamy. The evidence which was taken went to show that during the time the deceased Mrs. Bellamy was waited upon by her husband she was worse than at other times, and it was stated by the nurse employed to attend on her that during the week of her attendance the patient vomited very little. It was sworn by Helen Hegarty, a girl living in the house, that after the death of the deceased the nurse told her (witness) she must swear she had never prepared any food for the deceased since the doctors had given instructions that the nurse only was to have anything to do with the food. Hegarty said she could not say this, as it would not be true, on which the nurse told her she must swear it, or she would " ruin her (the nurse's) character, and spoil the case." This evidence wa...