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Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
%oq I ttand jisFttiqt I Jlw5. POICE i-A one-legged man named James Freeny fo0 was yesterday convicted by the pollce magistrate of i being drunk and disorderly on the previougday, and th in default of paying the usual fine was locked up for st; twenty-four hours. BEREAVEITENTS.--In another column will be found 2 an annoutncement of the ]P.gSb, e Miss Mary Byrne, st daughter of M. Byrne, Esq., J.P., of Woden. - The Ca deceased was an interesting, and intelligent young lady, qqd tpough only fourteen years old gave pro- th mising indications for riper years. These are, how- hi ever, prematurely and mysteriously cut off, leaving ax a mournful void in the family circle where her vir- I tues shone the brightest. A large cortege of all re classes of the community followed her ashes to their st final resting place in the Roman Catholic portion of lii the general cemetery here last WVednesday.-Tidings fo reached town on Thursday evening of the early death o0 of another young person-Master Alf...
The Age. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
- . SATURDA'Y, OCTOBERR Ord, 1808. . T'iiE resignation of the Colonial Spcretary is certainly one of those events which happen when least expected; finding, as we do, that within a few days.after the honorable gentleman stated to his con.. stituency at Kiama that the most perfect harmony and good will exristed. in the cabinet he very quietly resigns, because (as is alleged) his views were not to be carried out in opposition to those' of his colleagues. Thus the MARTIN and PARIlES coalition ministry may be said to be vir tually dissolved, and we have now to look forward to the day when the retired statesman will .launch forth his powers. 'of oratory in 'condemnation of any -ministiry he ni;ly not happen to - be the leader, of. There was a hard quarrel, no.;doubt, be twoen the Collector. of Customs and the Colonial Treasurer ; but the latter has a host of friends..ever ready to palliate aliy peculiarities of temper or show of supe riority he might haie evincecl upon.'the& memo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
THE TRAVELLERS' HOME IN N AND GENERAL STORE, GUNDAROO T HE undersigned begs to inform the residents of Gundaroo, and the public at large, that he has taken the premises lately occupied by Mr Joste'sx EDGAR, well known as the Travellers' Home Inn, which he intends carrying on as an Inn, combined with a General Store; and as he is now in Sydney making purchases of the Very best Wines, Spirits, Ales,. and Cordials for the Inn, as well as an extensive assor'ment of General Merchandise suited to the requirements of a Country Store, he hopes by the 1st of OCTOBER to OPEN his establishment fitted out with every necessary to'en esure the comfort of the traveller, and every article of merchandise to meet the requirements of the locality in which he has cast his lot. His long experience in, and general knowledge of, the trade renders him equal to the'task of securing goods of the best qua lity.? WILLIAM MORTON. BORO HOTEL, BORO.:: D. DAVIS : (FOnROERLY OF THE -OLD COMMERCIAL. STORE' GOULnURN,...
THE KIAMA MYSTERY EXPLAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
THE KIAbMA' MYSTERY,ýEXPLA[NED:" From the Earmpire.-_ THE time is not far distant when public curi osity on the subject of that part of the speech made by Mr Parkes at Kiama relative to the attack on Prince Alfred; will have to be satis-' fiedby the production of the expected docu mentary evidence. However:great the curi osity which has prevailed, it will be much lessened when it is known that a principal part at least oat the information given has been derived, as we always suspected was the case, from sources of so suspicious aicharacter as to: lead to the supposition that it had been man-' ufactured to suit the market, and sworn to by fellows unworthy. of belief,''whose characters are such as to prevent the possibility of- any sane person attaching impyrtance.to them, or of any decent. person, having ;a iknowledge 'of. their antecedents, from-holding intercourseI with them. A fellow, whose name we are compelled to suppress at present, but whose. previous career, both in Ireland a...
DWELLINGS FOR THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
DWELLINGS FOR TRE "IPEOPLE. (Fromu the Empireo. : , Tui Westminster. Review for July contains a.n article' on Co-operation Applied to ithe 'Dwellings of the People, in which, after a brief sketch of the association of masons in France, and of the improvements effected in t?he manufacturing town of Mulhouse on the south-western border of that country, the origin and very prosperous career of the Co-operative Building Company of Edin burgh is described. Though some circum stances of colonial life, especially the frequent changes in various employments, present obstacles to the developement of co operative enterprise here, we are continually approaching that more stable condition of society which in the mother country affords scope for the successful operation of such schemes. Aud at a less or greater distance of time all the colonies are sure to follow the mother country in the adoption of social reforms. We may not unreasonably hope that Sydney will never exhibit such a viola tion of...
WHAT ARE THE SOURCES OF BEAUTY IN DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
WE.aC -ARE "TEE ý'SOURCES, , OF-, 'BE]-AUTY, (From Jf-rs. eeccher Stoi'?e's: OMnrnea (O6i7rr.). TE first one ?jis appropriateness. Colours and forms, anid .modes, i. theinselves grace-. ful orbeautiful, can 'become':ungraceful and. ridiculous simply through, inappropriateness. The - most?' lovelyi- bonnet.: that the ,most approvedatmodiSte can' invent, if worn ýon the head ofV' 'coarselfaced woman, -bearing a market-baisket ox hir arim, erxcites ,no" emotion but. that of the ludicrous ý:'The most elegant' and brillia;itievenii?g dress; if worn in the daytime in a rairoad'-car, strikes everyone with a sense of absurdity; wheoreas both these objects in appropriate associations' would excite only'the idea of beauty. So,'a mode of dress obviously intended for driving strikes is as outrd in' a* parlour;, and a parlour dress would no'less.shock our eyes, on horseback. In' short, the course of this' principle through all varieties iof fdrm. can'. easily be perceived. Biesil es? appropriate...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
MARRIED. DEPLATER-DOYLE-On the 28th of September, at St. Gregory's Church, Queanbeyan, by special license, by the Rev Patrick White, FERDINAND JOHN, eldest son of the late Lucien Stanislaus (Count) DePlater, to ELIZABETH FRANCES, third daughter of Mr Joseph Doyle, of Queanbeyan. Sydney papers please copy. DIED. BYRNE. - Of your charity pray for the repose of the soul of Miss MARY BYRNE, of Woden, who de- parted this life on the 28th day of September, 1868 Aged 14 years,-Requiescat in pace.
THE MARKETS. [Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser ; not as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rates quoted are gathered from the best sources available—generally from the local papers ; but it must be understood that this journal is not answerable for their correctness.] "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 3 October 1868
THE MARKETS. SUnless otherwise expressed, the pries quoted inilhis, article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser; n't as betwe,4t *ne dealer and another, much less the retail priceaN:',The rati quoted are oathered from the. best sourceasJavnilabe generally from the local pavers ; but it mu't be understood that thi jfournal is not answerable for their correctness.J i Ano " Office, Friday evening. 'Phe following may be taken as the current prices of the present week: Flour, .6erton,,. fine £17 0 0 seconds £16 0 0 Wheat, per bushel.. 0 5 0 to 0 5 6. Bran,"per bushel ..... 0 .1 0 , 0 0 0. Oats ..................... o.3 6 ,, 0 0 arley ...............0 3 6 O 0 00 Maize ........... .0 3 0 0,, 8 3 -lay, per ton ......... , 3.0 0 ,, O 0 --0 Potutoes;perowt, new 0 ".3 0 ,, : 8 6 Iiutter, per lb .. O0 0 8 ., O-.. 1 0 Bacon, perlb. ..... 0 6 ,, 0 0 0 Cheese,per lb. (none) 0 0 0 ,, 0 0 .0 Eggs, per dozen .... 0 "" 0 0 : 0 0 BBRAID1YOOD. Flour, fine, £18 per ton;...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
COMMERCIAL. Australian securities have again been in some demand. New South Wales government 5 per cent., 1871 to '1876. January and July,'99 to 101; ditto 5 per cent., 1888 to.;1896, January and July, 99) to 100?; ditto 6 per cent., red. by annual draws, from 1867 to 1876, 99 to 101; New Zoaland, 6 per cent., 1891, 108 to 110; ditto, 5 per cent., 1891,'97 to' 99; ditto, 6 per cent., 1891, March and. September,- 110 to 112; ditto, 6 per.cent., June and December, 109 to 111; ditto, province of Auckland, 6 pet dent., let and .2nd series; 1896, 101 to 103; Queensland 6 per cent., 1884-85, January and July, 105 to .100; ditto, 1891, January and July, 106 to 107; South Ause tralian government, 6 per cent, 1878 and' 1892, 108 to 111; ditto, 1893 to 1908, 111 to 113; Tasmanian, 6 per cent, 1895, January and July, 104. to 100; Victoria government, 6 per cent., 1891, January and July,' 113 to 116; ditto, April and October, 114 to 116.'
THE AUSTRALIAN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE AUSTRALIAN MAIL SERVICE.:: Another example of the extreme inconvenience of the existing. Australian mail servico, has occurred this week. Theohomeward maila arrived on Monday and the outward, mail. is despatched to-day, so that little more than -three clear. days were available for replies to correspondence: "The inconvenience of so short a notice is not so great in London as in places more distant from ;the: port of departure; :but many considerable towns have, been unable to send their replies, especially those.in the more distant parts of Scotland and Ireland. It: is improbable that any change will be made for some time; but as the in convenience is making itself felt, the force of opinion will eventually'direot the' attention of the post-office authorities to the necessity of improvement.
THE NEW ATLANTIC CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
. ' THE- NEW ATLANTIO OABLE. Of other continental news there is very little which need be adverted to here. The topic which interests the continent, most is the concession of a right to lay a new Atlantio cable from France to America. A companiy has been formed,.of which Mr. Lowe is the chairmani, and all the scientitic and nautical skill which was brought to bear upon our cables (one of which, 'that of 1866, has failed, but is expected to be set right) is to be employed for laying the French cable, with improvements suggested by experience. The Great Eastern is to be used for de positing the great cord,. and Sir Samuel Canning will have charge of the submersion tas before. The French government binds'itself to grant no similar concession for twenty years. - It 'is made to Baron D'Erlanger, of :Paris, and Mr. Julius Reuter, of telegraphic renown. The cable is to be laid from Brest to St. Pierre, and thence to the coast of the United States. We have no more interesting con tinental.n...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
_,. WEEKLY OALENDAR. I)HY ofSu rse un set Ab Dys or te weer. Jlath. SA.TURTAY ... Oct. 10 2 2d a a 2.1 SUNDAY .11 6 27 5 6 24 D1n'NDAY . . 12 5 2 6 7 25 12FRý)Y . 25 0 7 26 WEFSDI)AY;--... IL b 23 6 8 27 IIiUR8I)AY... .. - 5 21 6 9 28 FRIDAY... ,N-. *. . 2 5 -Nrw mien on FriOiey, thre Itth, ft oh. 6ie. n.m.
THE MARKETS. [Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser; not as between own dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rates quoted are gathered from the best sources available—generally from the local papers; but it must be understood that this journal is not answerable for their correctness.] "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE MARKETS. i1 [Unless otherwise expressed,. the prcesr' utiled ien h article are those i, transactions betweenthe producer anid the firet purrhaser; in t a bet~we'n o'e dealer and another, much lees the retail prices. The ratra quoted are altheredfronm the best sources available lle+erall/i from the local paters; but it maut be understood tlat this journal is not answoerable Jor" tlheir correctncss.J . ; ?"' a: "A o" Oles, Fridlay evening. rho following may be taken as the current pricse , ?'_thepresnt wyeek:--. Flnur,.icr ton... line £17'. 0 10 seconds £18- 0, 0 Xli:a it+,;pr bieha|l.. 0 to .,0- 5 6 l?r;in; p bushel...... 0. 1.. 0 ,, ,"~ . 0 o0 O . ../.. .:. .. . 0 o 3 6 .,,. O' :0. 0 132oy ........ ....... O 3 6. ,, 0 0 ;Maibe........... .... 30 ,, 3 3 -Isvi,,pertn ......... 8 0 .0 ,, 0.. 0 FPotuoi's,pert wt, new. 0 . 0 , :. 0 .8 Je'ttlc.,'pcr lb...... 0 0 , 8 0 1 0 acoii. perilb. .... . :0 0, 6 - , 0.- 0. Cli.a i'e. per lb.(none) 0 0 0 0 0 0 "0 Eggs, per dozen ...... 0 .1 ': 0 ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
LATEPST. INrTELLflENCF. ,PER OaEVI.T.E'S TELE.GRIAM COil ArJ SYDNEY. ", : -W : . .Vedi?,sdav. I, A. ,? iir:h'xaider.,Blapk 1 ho; i op?ol-it,' ;theu r_ eldedti~in of;Mr .fi'ikhfoi'Noitlhu iilitarid was.foxrmerly Coni'ns ioner of Crow L?ands, anid is a bro i' of'MIJoh 'Black, whl was Minister for Lands in'the Forster Govern It was resolved at a meeting of managers held on Satuirday to ieduce:the interest of, iank deiposits;iby a lalf, per eent.and t'o leave" •the ratesffor 'discount unchanged. " it L'?e Tli?e IGo erniment have i.-iolved to l?rsii; circulars to the various.Municipalities, sug.. gesting the propriety.of their each .employ. inig a miember of the legal profession to prepare, their Bye-Laws; in consequence of most of the ;laws 'which haiveliitherto been passed by them involving mun trouble and inconvenlience throuih their. lieitig.frated' moie like :Acts of 'Parliament than Bve John Bihb, .of Enfield, Liverpooll Plains, farmer, and Thorimas Bakei of Woolharal, contractor, ...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
TO TIIE EDITORf. 1N Srcit,--May I be allowed to ask the qoiestion who hais em?~ied frbinn.ithc i;oiid nnilnnin?. thrAl gh the glebe paddock ianbot tw iiad ot :fencing~whirl wias put Up. by ublie 'iub scription ? I am 'aiaware that-.tie. t' encin, ,hRlieh has been removed was on nIrcCamip bbel's private land, having been liut oup l by iiis'take, and the uliiblic hayIe thait: cihffdnee in= ,Mlr -.CampbelR's i?sne of . delicacY :aind Justice, that he w.ould init' allow any p.l ivate inldiv idu il to remove' 'ff; isa laiid i iiug that i had bcen npnt:.iip iji nili mstal and I v. public subsci iptibii. ·"Ti ustuing a'stisfact'iry? explalinatoi of, tleimatticiL Ill be) gvei,: I rieniai, youiirs &a, .JISTITTA. ". ...... + .. .J' s i t+. "+ ? .' F+ : i ? + " +. . .. ., + +
LATEST CITY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
LATEST OITY INTELLIGENCE. The lealiigs i~ the stock exchange on August.13 consisted ialinost entirbly of 'sles, and the tendency of the :various .markets was flat.' The Bank of England weekly; return exhibits some further un favourable changes, and it is consequently thought, in soime quarters, that the question of raising the rate 'ofdiscount may be disoussed by the directors within the next week or two. The stock of bullion has fallen to £20,800,729, and the reserve of notes and coin to £11,267,469. ,The-lowest rate for bills in the discount market is 1 to 2 per cent., and transactions at the, former figure are exoeptional. The charge for loans in the stock exchange is 1) to 2 per cent. Console are quoted 93 to I for money, and 931 to • for the account (September 8th), and the three per cents., 98' to t. SThe transaotions in railway stocks show a prepon derance of sales,:and the market is flat... . The shares of the French Atlantic Telograph Company are quoted at 1k to'l prem. Aus...
FATAL BOAT ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
FATAL BOAT ACCIDENTS. , A.melancholy- boat aooident ocourred oh the Clyde, near, Millport, on Tuesdaiyievehingf JJdly 28: It appears that! in,'the, afternooný Oolcnel ;Thomas Morgan and MDr. Alexander Tweenie,.hired a small. boat, and accompanied':b?somee;ladies proceeded to cruise about the bay. ' Thie .wind .was very violent, and two .of the iladies asked that they might - be taken to the shore.. ?Vhen they were landed .the third young lady, a Miss Brown, determined to go out again'with the gbntleimen? Before they'got far from: the shorel the oboat was ;caughtin a sudden squalland shipped a quantity, of water. -.The. two gentlemenr anr the lady were seen struggling in the wt?a'di Tlii'ldy appears to be the'only:one' who could ,swim. r' is8ho :was' nearly: drawn: under the ,water by o:o.of,tho gentlepnen, wl}o oqght.h,gj4,L of_. her dress. She mananed to shake'herself frne-awd F(cep allnat ilntil"sissitance, arrigqd.?':rhis wat roen. dared bravely hbl?-ia yonng jniner, w'ho, althou...
ACCIDENT TO THE MAIL STEAMER ATRATO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
ACCIDENT TO Trtir-, MAIL STEAMbER ATRATO. iThe royal mail steamship &trato beoame disabled at sea; at 6.30 p.m., onri August 5. When about two hundred, miles W?.S.W- of :the. Lizard her main shaft, porf-eccentric, and cross-head; of starboard engine were broken, and. other duamages were dis covered.~' ~It -was: found' impossible to get either engine to. workand. Captain -Ravett decided to.re turnto,England under sail, and to accomplishthis, it being 'necessary to take off the floats from the paddles, :the 'vessel was'hove: to." thirty-two hours for. that' purpose.' All sail was then. set;' but: the breeze, which,had. been previously blowing from S.W., died asway nearly to a' calm, and the vessel wais 'not 'making'- more- than , from two to three'knots per: hour. :On .Thursday, about:noon, a French brig, bound to Nantes, was communicated 'vith, and' the fifth offloer was sent on' board to tele graph the disaster on' the brig reaching land.' On Saturday, the steamer Upton came...