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WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
. WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of the week. Day of Sun Sun Moon's 'I month rises. sets. age., Friday...:........9 6 45 515 8 Saturday... 10 6 44 5.16; 9 .Sunday*.... .. 11 6:43 5' TT '10 Monday..........12 6 42 2518 11 Tuesday ...... :6 41 5 19 12 Wednesday ... 14. 6 40 5 20 13 Thursday ... ... 15 6"80: 21 14 #: [EightTh Suonday =sfter ',Trinity.T" " Moon's phase.-Full Moon Thursday; 15th, &842 p. m.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. DIsoLviNca VIEWS.-Messrs Alexander Brothers exhibited their views on three occasions on last. week. One of the exhibitions, that of Friday afternoon, intended especially for juveniles, was largely patro nised; the children of the Public School, numbering upwards of sixty, who were invited to attend by ,the members of the Local Board, and some of the pupils belonging to the English Church School, forming the greater part of the assemblage. The astrnomi cal views, showin the diurnal and annual motions of the earth, the phases of the moon and venus, the causes of total and partial eclipses of the moon, the comparative sizes of he sun and his planets, &c., *were generally adimired. The remainder of the views. were not up to mark, some of them betraying vague ness, of outline and definition towards the edges, the mark of inferior or circumscribed lenses used in the pf'oduction of the transparencies. The entertain ments were, however, successful, and we think t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
ON SALE at the BRAIDWOOD STORE-. SQUILL COUGH MIXTURE. A safe. and efficacious remedy. S.'WALKER. EVERY ONE HIS OWN PHYSICIAN! HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. For a period of thirty years, in every coun try and clime (not even excepaing China and Tartary), these Pills have established for them selves a lasting renown, such as no mediciie. ever enjoyed before; and nowhere, perhaps, have they been more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers, and Emigrants in .'te Aus tralian Colonies. Weakness and Delity. How many persons suffer from de 'ility, without knowing the causes why, they are feeble ! In most cases the stonachs is the'-ag gresspr Holloway's ,Pills, have long been famed for regulating a disordered stomach, and restoring it's healthy digestive tone; they are therefore confidently recommended as a never failing remedy in all cases where the consti tution, from any cause, has become impaired or weakened. Diseases of the Head and Heart. 'These formidab1,. ':ieases are, unfortunate ly, of frequen...
STORY OF A FIRST KISS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
STORY OF A FIRST. KISS. IN the University of Upsala Sweden, lived a younig student, a lonely youth, with a great love for studies, but without means of pursuing them. He was poor and without connec ions; still he studied on, living in great poverty, but keeping up a cheerful heart, and trying not to look at the future, which looked so ,grimly at him. His good humour gd good qualities made him beloved by his comrades. Once he was .standing with some of them in the great square of Upsala, prating away an hour of leisure, when the attention of the young men became arrested by a very young and elegant lady, who, at the side of an eldery one, walked slowly over the place. It -was the daughter of the Governor of 'Ipland, residing in the city, and the lady with her was her governess. ,She was (most known for her good -ness and gentleness of character, and was looked upon with admiration by the students. As the young men now stood silently gazing at her, as she passed on like a graceful vis...
PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING. Tins following description (together with two full-page engravings) of the reporters' gallery and room in the House of Commons appeared in a recent number of the Illus trated London News. The report of last Monday evening's debate in the House of Commons filled nearly twenty columns of the Times on Tuesday morning: and it has often happened that when the House sits until two or three o'clock in the morning, from four o'clock in the afternoon-its usual hour of commencing business on four days of the week-the re port printed in the next publication of the daily newspapers has extended to a much . greater length, sometimes occupying more than four pages, each of six columns. This, of course, depends on the importance of the subjects debated, and of the speakers who take part in the discussion. In general, the speeches of all the cabinet ministers and of the most influential mem bers of the opposition are'reported word for - ..word, preserving the same grammatic...
ON SERMONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
ON SERMONS. (From the . lfelbourne Spectator.) IN nothing is the force of habi't more plainly exhibited than in the docility with which the church-going public resign'themselves to the weekly infliction of 'a sermon. `Some even go so far 'as to sit out two; 'but these must. be persons of more than ordinary endurance or tendency to sleep. It does .not. matter whether the gentleman demanding -their attention is fitted by nature and culture to act -the part of teacher or not; he may talk sense or the reverse; he may cause them to doze over his platitudes, or excite 'their attention by the energy with which' he pours forth' the torrent of his vituperative elo quence, and the gusto with which: he con-. signs a rival church to destruction': one thing, at all events, is certain-the average Briton must sit out the appointed half-hour, or any longer tirie the preacher may'thiiik fit to detain him every Sunday morning,. in accordance with a fixed and unalterable law of his nature. It never se...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
ii4 cemplete, althouof is making its way well .' he is -' well satisfied ='ith it," and the riibr. ho. sees of it, the more he likes it." This machine was simply put up, but no one left with to instruct the operator. 'f'he printer who has it, states; that he can. set, himself, one thousand 'brevier, news measure, in fifteen minutes. One of the Hattersley machines has been :supplied to a paper at Buenos Ayres; and an order for another has just been received from New Zealand, Weare convinced. that, the adoption of machinery for the setting of plain matter is` simply a question of time; and' we are also satisfied that the immense increase in other branches of the art will be a guarantee that no considerable number of hands will ever be thrown 'out of work by them. The character of the work will be changed; but the more -machinery there is in a given trade, the better will be the position of ,its opera tives: Some other people point at the Spitalfields weavers in disproof of this, 'and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
ACCO1&ODATION. JAJVIES `MOORE. On the GUNDAROO ROAD, (16 miles from. Queanbeyan), iS prepared with first-class accommodation for tra .vellers'andtgood stabling for horses. TERMS MODERATE. Flay,: corn, and chaff for sale. Take Notice ! The shortes and best road to Goul burn.. t.c.-1.7.67. Duty Stamps. Duty Stamps. UTY STAMPS on sale at the Age IF office, Queanbeyan. the . ;e that the follot in, ;se has been aprt.di tr der the lOt IUt of c. Act of 186', il t. months afr tIe it 3 jection be ýrevs .fod the site vt tn. d so dance witi s. . . ., ested are .iveie e stae 'at this date, she ACciotasif ' closed, or w c t Schedule of road 'pli ated, under the .' "h seifiha. Aliens.au Acrft POLICE 1( Sts'.*cTk"' : Registration No. - c. Oof 1B R. H. Mathews, A tsen ative o Locality-County f Arle -pan' Area-5a. Or. ) Descrzp a the old road i`: oulburn ai (in rangullen Cba;,, o 1onds, or Reed North bound'ar of 1'PSliadifarh viding W. aAnde , eer ip.d . acres from W. MN -ws's 1Se r acr -Nil...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. BIRTH. WEBB-On the 4th instant, at Charnwood, Mrs WILLIAM F. WEBB, of a son. MARRIAGE. &nbsp; WATERS - DANIEL.- On the 23rd April, 1867, at Llanvatches church, Monmouthshire, Mr ISAAC WATERS, to RUTH SOPHIA ; eldest daugh- ter of Mr E. DANIEL, Black Range, Molonglo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
C. COOPER, COOK AND PASTRY COOK, CONFECTIONER, Aiancti lread and Miscuit Valt4t, MONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. HOT ROLLS every morning at Eight o'clock. IF you want CHEAP and GOOD BOOTS, go to the QUEANBEYAN TANNERY Wholesale and Retail. THOS. BUTTLE. Fruit Trees, Plants, Bulbs, and Garden Seeds. ` TI-HE G-EA.1JDE S,' SURRY HILLS, SYDNEY. JOHN BAPTIST and SON have for Sale a large stock of Fruit Trees, Flowering and Ornamental Plants, Bplhs, and' Garden Seeds, for which they respectfully solicit orders. Priced Catalogues forwarded on application. Goods packed with the greatest care. JOHN BAPTIST"& SON, Nurser; and Seedsmen. GREVILLE AND COMPANY, AGENTS for Messrs STEPHENSON, . BLAKE & CO., Sheffield, have on SALE, A large and varied stock of their celebrated Printin Types, Cases, &c. GREVILE AND COMPANY, WHOLESALE STATIONERS AND. V PRINTERS' BROKERS, have always on Sale, a large assortment of Single and double news Demys, single and double, Coloured do do Foolsc...
ON AGRICULTURE.—INTRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
ON AGRIOULTURE.-INTRODUCTION. (.From the Australasian.) FEW Victorians of the present day question the national utility of agriculture; as ..a means of affording customers to the various trades and professions it has an undoubted pre-eminence, its powers being ever capable of extension. Under a proper system of agriculture thousands of families 'would raise their sustenance on the now compara tively boundless and barren acres, thereby diffusing a stream of life over the arid wil derness, and extending the area and import ance of towns coming within the scope of its immediate influence. But how can we arrive at this desirable consummation? Agricultural economy and prodigality make all the difference between success and failure, even on the most approved system, and under the most favourable natural con ditions; and this is especially observed in a region where the climate is capricious, and the lisadvantages of pioneering have to be encouraged : add to these the drawbacks of' partial...
STATE OF CRIME IN THE BRAIDWOOD DISTRICT. REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE STATE OF CRIME IN THE BRAIDWOOD DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
STATE OF CRIME IN THE BRAIDWOOD DISTRICT. REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO IN QUIRE INTO THE STATE OF CRIME IN THE BRAIDWOOD DISTRICT. To his Excellency the Right Honorable Sir John Young, Baronet, Knight Com mander of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Captain General and Governor-in-Chief of the Colony of New South Wales, &c., &c., &c. MAY it please your Excellency We, the committee appointed by your Excellency, under the Great Seal of the colony, having, in obedience to the instruc- tions conveyed to uo, proceeded to the town of Braidwood and there made full and diligent inquiry into all the matters en- trusted to us, have the honour to submit the following report: In accordance with your Excellency's in structions, our inquiries were firstly directed to the conduct of the local magistracy, and as the well-ordering of a community so much depends upon the proper adm...
THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE CZAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
TUE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE CZAR. the afternoon of the 6th inst, a n1e dastardly attempt was' made-to as sassiuiatu the Czar, while he with his two o a ithe Emperor Napoleon were re Iuruhi nu a carriage from. a military re ve ; t e Champ de Mars. This review" Was the most splendid ever witnessed in France. Eighty thousand cavalry and infantry marched before the Emperors and four hundred and fifty thousand peo ple were, on the ground to see the mag nificient display. As carriages contain ing the Royal Party were passing through the Bois de Boulogne, a young man about twenty years of age, fired a pistol at the Czar. It would seem that the pistol was over loadud, and exploded, wounding the hand of the assassin. It is said that a bystander threw up the arm of the wretch as he fired the pistol, and that he was instantly cut down by the escort, and made a prisoner, severely wounded. The villan proved to be a Pole named Ber ginuki, and the people became so enraged against him that "...
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. 1 - TAE NEWSPAPER POSTAGE ACT.-The Colonial ' Treasurer stated, in answer to a question put to him in the Legislative assembly, that he would not until the financial statement was made, say whether the Government intended to repeal the Newspaper Post- d age Act. As the amout derivable from this source n is insignificant as compared with the consequences C of its exaction on newspapers which are circulated li through the medium of the post, the present appears 0 to be a suitable time for pressing on the attention of si the Government the expediency of its repeal. Empire. c0 JUDGE LNCA.-- disgraceful lynching affair is t] reported as having happened at South San Juan, V Monterey county. A man, supposed to be a military Ii deserter, had. made an outrageous , assault upon.a fi married woman, and had been arrested for the of- t fence. On his way for commitment to jail he was taken from the stage and hung bly a disguised mob of citizens. WEIGIIIY BULLOCK. --- A 'sple...
WILLEROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 August 1867
WILIEROO. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] On Monday, the 22nd of July, there was a strange fact occurred at- Willeroo, Lake George, the:resi dence of the Messrs, Cooper. On the .said day, Mr Volney Cooper: was engaged in shooting a bullock when a diseased dog, and seveaal other dogs, got in to the yard-and would notget out of the way, where upon Mr Cooper fired at the dog and killed it, and immediately the other dogs gathered around him as it to render any assistance he might need. But it was too late, all was over, the dog wasldead. The dog was then tied to the tail of the dray and dragged some considerable distance followed by about twenty large Kangaroo dogs. It was indeed a strange sight to behold, and it convinced those who saw it of the fact that there must be a sort of sympathy even amongst the canine race. The mourners who followed evinced their deep sorrow for their now deceased mate in a most pitiful manner by giviug vent to deafening howls that rent the air with their continuous ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 August 1867
ANNUAL. STOCK-TAK I NG AT THE BRAIDWOOD STORE, QUEANBEYAN. Genuine Clearing- Out Sale OF ALL HIS STOCK, Previous to arrival of Spring Goods. - A BERDEEN tweeds, 7D, 10D, and `i, reduced' from 10D, lS., and Is 3d. Check tweeds, 8-D, reduced from Is. Fancy checks, 7D and 9D, reduced from 9D and s.' Striped skirtings 1. 2i, former price is : ::i: Bradford checks is 2D, ,, , s 6d. Gala plaids 1s 4D ,, ,, s 8D - Ladies' wool sleeves 6D per pair, reduced rom is 6D Coloured coburgs, 9D and 1s former pric'e 1s- and' Is 2D Thibet: cloths' (usually. sold for., French 'erinoes) 2s 2D, worth.3s 3D. r Crimean flannels s '6D, is 9D, 2s 2n., all wool, worth-2s, 2s 3D, and 3s. Crimean shirts 3s 6d, 6s, 7s 6D. Scotch twill shirts 3s 6p and 4s. Zi&- In calicoes, flannels, and. blankets, :a- corres ponding reduction. All Goods in the S1loy e rrtment ar : reduced twenty-five p7er cent Fifty' dozen th ee-bushel lags, 18s per dozen Good colonial tobacco, is 6d Best negrohead, 4s -. Best congou te...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 August 1867
AMERICA. The money market is easy. President Johnson has been badly received in travelling; he made speeches at various places, and declared for a complete restoration of the lUnion, and said that if it was successfully carried out he would retire from public life and further ambition. American ships have been seized at Montreal for navigating the St. Lawrence without permits, re quired since the abrogation of the, reciprocity treaty. There is much sensation on the matter: in New York. "
CONTINENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 August 1867
CQNTINENTAL. The.Luxemburg treaty is considered only a truce; it is believed that no good feeling was generated be tween France and Prussia by the visit of the King of Prussia to Napoleon ; the visit is regarded as cere monious, and an European war is predicted. The Emperor of Russia and his two sons were enthusiastically received in Paris by the Emperor Napoleon and the people, but he was afterwards insulted by those favourable to Polish nationality. Half a dozen crowned heads and heirs were present at the races at Longchamps. The King of Prussia and Count Bismarck arrived in Paris on the 6th June, and were received in great state by Napoleon, his ministers, and the marshals of the empire. There was a grand review.of fifty-five thousand men at Longchamps, in honour of the Czar of Russia and the King of Prussia, directed by Marshal Canrobert, which passed off with great eclat. At the trial of the Pole for the attempted assassi nation of the Czar, he expressed his regret at not being...
CHINA. HONGKONG, 30th May. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 August 1867
CHINA. HONGKONG, 30th May. A diplomatic meeting between Sir Harry Parkes and Shogoon Osaga, passed off satisfactorily. An American vessel, in endeavouring to anticipate the opening of ports by trading, was seized. The French fleet is expected to renew the expedi tion into the Corea. Sir R. Alcock is at Shanghai, on a tour through the northern ports. I Sir R. Alcock, in a special despatch, condemns the present system under which trade with the Chinese is conducted, it being radically vicious, and insists on the necessity of foreign merchants learning the native language to protect themselves against fraud. The Governor introduced ten new ordinances for the regulation of various matters-providing against un lawful Coolie emigration from this port. Exchange: London-four months' sight bank bills, 4s.. 4d.; private papers, 4s. Oid.; on Bombay, 218 half rupees; Calcutta, 219 rupees. HoNGKONG, 13th June. The murder of the captain of the American barque Rover is confirmed. One hundred and t...
LATER INTELLIGENCE. Friday 11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 August 1867
LATER INTELLIGENCE. Friday 11 a.m. A serious earthquake occurred at -Java. One htindred lives lost. It is reported that Charles Kean is dead. Th1e Luxemburg treaty ;is regarded as' only a truce. The visit bof the King of. Prussia to Paris is thought :to be only cerernonious. . SAEuropean :waris predicted. Napoleou's groom, who saved the Czar of Russia's lite has received the badge :of: the Legion otI Hiour and tiwelve thousand ? pounds Our, new Governor' wias :born :iu. 1835, arid isiname'ed Somrierset Richard Lo'wry Corry. He. is an Irishman. > .