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THE PROROGATION SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE ,PROROGATION SPEEOB. SThe folldwingiiro the 'only passages in the royal prorogation'ipeeoh (read by the Lord Chancellor as a message, from ,her' MIajesty) which possess, the slightest interest: " My relations with foreign powers remain friendly and: satisfactory. I have no reasonto, apprehend that Europe will be exposed to the calamity of war, and my policy wvill continue to be directed tosecure the blessings of pience. '!.The:.cessation of ,the long-continued. efforts to -prolnoto rebellion in Ireland has for some.time.ron dared' unnecessary theo exercise by the executive of exceptional powers.: I rejoice to learn that no person is now detained under the provisions,of the act for the suspension of the habeas corpus, and that no prisoner awaits trial in. Ireland" for an offence con nected-with the Fenian conspiracy. :' It is my intention to ,dissolve the present parlia mont at the earliest, day that will enable my people to reap the benefit of the extended system of repre sentat...
THE QUEEN AND ROYAL FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE .QUEEN AND ROYAL' FAMILY:' Hec Mniijesty hist beon fo r.'n Rlong time in indif frený ,health, and haBeoven be ien:s ubjcotttofainting fits; inid at lenghi her r. phiiciaie halo proyeilod:on her -to..talke.a long. journey, not? amso ttoqh.fothg stre p. the journny, orthoe ehnnge of 'air; as for the entiro hchiange?:.of" scene, tand nrthf.e diiepl lin imprsesitonr. wh)oh,,tortlnd" to, enstant duprtssion,,: The, Queen i hs gone to Lnlerne, and is sjni, rning'amii sond of ti Lo: moit" baaltiful: soonery or the 'cnntinentf She wentl:flrst-to; P&iris,.and had an, intqrvlrejv with the Empress, and. it is said .upon, good authprity'that. iwhen the Prinde Tmperial hiid been.reeented to the Queen, shd said-earnestly to the Empiress; 'eaoign; iiMadan(io,; toupoe ,yur; noblq influence with' the. EImperor to prevent wars, which tear awvay ohildren 'frdi?'thi rd mothers,",: Our Sovereign'is attended by' Lord 'Stanley; and! expects'a visit' from tho' .Queen ,of. ?olland; but will live ...
The Age. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
A&i 24 runD Ar, ocroBER 1ot/, 1 "868 ."' Tie leadig: journal of the colony-tli: SyJIi; y Il'oring:Herald-- has made ·capital out of thc resignation of Mr PARKES, an,.: enters, fully into the: late disagreemen:: between -Mr. DUrOAN and 'Mr EAoAn, and in this respect has only discharged a Dpul lic duty. ' To us it appears: Mr :Dunxc, lind a perfect right to : direct himself in the :disclarge of his official-duties by. the law,. notwithstanding the: orders o1f .'the Treesurer to the contrary. The result, so -:.far. as: at. present made public, has shown that the orders of a Treasuiernre sufficient authority-or assumed so to be -for tihe ijo?iiotion of Jaw relaiing to the departient. T ihe. estion was :not7 whe ther an intended f?raud vas attempted; -and which is' ot'fora moment alleged; but wehether in any, future :case the law was to lie?t'iscinded a't the will or order of a Treasurer. Of course we are at present iin ignorance of the preciset correspondence in relation to the ...
POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
(Piron the EnOtsh ,paere.J POLITICS. Parliaiment.is up, the.season is overi the Queen.is in Switzerland, the heir-apparent and his princess are in Scotland, 'society has' left'London, and the drought continues, to the distress of all, high and low ;; but there.are no signs of change. : . There wp~snothing of importance in the conclud ing debatis in itheor House, and the great object of everybody, except,perhaps the Premier, was to end the session as soon as possible;. 'Mr. Disraeli made a speech of his own at the Man sion-house 'just before the prorogation,??and took credit to his government not only that reform 4had been granted, but'th'at there was" peace in Europe *and that there had' been a victory' in& Abtyssinia. London laughed; but such -thingp toll iii electioi. addresses, and Sit is to electioneering bbusiness alone that politicians are now looking. :That topic wo may dismiss .briefly, becatise no one is in a position to:give any definite.view of:it. All we know. is...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
TO THE EDITOR. In what appears to be a leading article in your last issue, with reference to the deci- sions of the Judges in the cases Chisholm v. Macauley and Mate v. Nugent, so extra- ordinary opinions are expressed that I can not but think that a wolf in sheep's clothing has taken advantage of a little nodding on your part, Mr. Editor, to palm off these opinions on the public as your own. If effect had not been given to the free selectors to use their right as purchasers to impound off that land and the adjoining land, the grazing right of which accrues to them by means of that purchase, then free selection would have been utterly worthless, -in fact, " a mockery, a. delusion, and a &nbsp; snare." In the article in question it is stated that a free selector ought not to have any privileges appertaining to his purchase until he has paid off all incumberances.The preposterousness of such a maxim must be self evident; for on the same principle no person purchasing from anot...
THE NEWS BY THE BOMBAY. LONDON, August 14. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE NEWS B-i THE .UBOMBAYI r (F'ron the Empire's corresp0mden :). ' - LoinoN, August 14. Tau weather may appear an uninteresting topic, but with the temperaturer't one hundred degrees :Fah renhoit the heat suggests itself as one of the greatest novelties of the: season.'..The dogs .were the first to suffer. Indignant charges-from owners of these suffering , .animals would. alone.fill many ipages. G?owing crop's,' hay' atacks grass-fields,' moors,.and mountains' on fire have been of daily occurrence. The supply of'water:t? some of our towns has caused .nxiety ; it is said the Litko Windermere has not been so low for'upwards'of fifty years. Deaths from'sun stroke have"been.very numerous.- The destruntion bf some buildings near London is also attributed&to .the heat of-the sun;:- 'But perhaps the most remark able 'hobarge against Sol is that'of having'destroyed a gentleman's umbrella. It is asserted that:one of the frame-wires must, have been exposed, and that the sun's rays fa...
GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT. Tiis court opened on Monday, before his : Honor Mr. Justice Hargrave. The Solicitor-General prosecuted on behalf of the crown, assisted by Mr. Jackson from the crown solicitor's office. The barristers present were M?essrs. G. M. Stephen, Rogers, Campbell, and Davis; attorneys, Messrs. Walsh, Bette, and Gannon. Mr. Harold Maolean, the sheriff, was present, and Mr. Gordon performed the duties of clerk of arraigns. The proclhmation against vice and immorality was read by the clerk. LAROENY AT RUN OF TYATER. George Low, a boy about eighteen years of age, was charged with. having, on the 3rd of July, at the Run of Water, stolen ~, the ,property'of Aaron Col.' Prisoner pleaded not guilty,. and was undefended. The Solicitor-General briefly stated 'the" case "to' the jury and called Stephen Foley, who deposed: I received the pri-: soner from a warder of Darlinghurast gaol oi 'the 24th July; when I stated-the charge! to prisoner, he made no reply. Aaron Cole deposed: ...
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
GARDENING OPERATIONS FORU THE S WEEK. " TIE KIITcHEN GAuDEN:--As fine rains,have set in, to be followed,: we may expect, by increased - sunshine' andi heat, many .crops previously at a stand will now rush ,into growth, . and wfhere' thinning-ouit-ha" not been attended to, no time must be lost in ,the proper, carrying .out of 'that ojperation. Weed;, too, must now be kept in check, and care bestowed on the timely performance of this Work.. Much mischief. is committedby inattention to these particulars ; besides, the. loosening of the soil amongst crops greatly, accelerates; growth, :which is of much im-. portance in checking the ravages of aphis, and other insects at this season.: Attend to "sowing. successional. crops. of peas, such ;as Veitch's perfection, Mo Lean's advancer,, and . other. good i.kindse suit able for ,this. season; , draw up . some soil to those sown. last monthi, and stake .if: necessary. Another.:sowing of turnips-may still be- made, :and 'the latest. sowing 'of ...
YEOMAN MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
YEOMAN MIISOELLANY. (7'From theo A.stralasian.) Sonny i? SOLD m.Is FAnir.--Tio doctor says he "never knew a man to sell his farm who did not regret it." This is perhaps stating it a little two strong,; but being one of the oldest pastors in Western New York, he has had good opportunities for observa tion. I think men engaged in other pur suits, who buy farms expecting to find nothing but pleasure and profit in agricul ture, are generally very glad of an oppor tunity to dispose of them. Such men selIom -regret selling. But with a farmer the case is different. HIo either sells because he thinks he can buy a better or cheaper farm, or because he is tired of farming, and proposes to'live in: the city. In the latter case he is almost certain to wish himself back again:odn the. farm. I heard of such a case the dther day.- A farmer wa.sofferod last spring.what lie thought` a-high price forihTisfairm; and accepted the offer, thinking he could liveo comfortably in the : city. on -the-'intere...
FOLIAGE PLANTS. PALMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
FOLIAGE PLANTS. (From the Australasian.) PALMS. There are few places in Europe where so good an idea can be formed of the luxuri- ance and variety of tropical vegetation as in the noble palm house of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Standing int he gallery nearly sixty feet from the ground we look down upon bananas, spice plants, and hun- dreds of the most characteristic trees of hot countries. Here is always to be found some &nbsp; plant of peculiar interest in flower or fruit. A few years ago a member of the cocoanut genus blossomed for the first time in Europe. This gigantic and yet graceful tree, the cocos plumosa, produced an enormous mass of pale primrose-coloured flower spikes, which for some days were as beautiful as a plume of feathers. The flowers were suc- ceeded by many fruits, which in a few months came to maturity. The following year the wine palm, caryota urens, produced for the first time in Europe its perfect inflor- escence. This glorious tree had previously...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
HOLLOWAY'8 "OINTMENT AND PILLS have pet fernied a most extraordinarv cure of an infllmnmation in the side.. Extract of, aletter from Mr F. Arnott, of Breahonse, Lothin-road,.. Edinburgh, fated 29th April, 1851.-'* To'Professor Hollowav,-Sir,--FOr. more .than:twenty years .nmy wife suffered severel) from inflarmmation in the side, for which she was `blitiered and' hled'epeatedly. and applied other re :iedies, but without any Bond effect. It was then resolved that your Pills and Ointment should have a trial, and after using them for about three weeks a cure was established. Four years have since elapsed but there has been no recurrence of her complaint.
General Summary. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
.Mrs"W.;'Carter,-of Murrumbateman, was thrown from her dogcart last Sunday evening and seriously injured. ::: -Bruce auctions in aid of religious objects are be coming very popular. The proceeds of one recently-.. held at Gunning in aid of the Wesleyan parsonage , flind realisead £182 14s. The-Presbyterians of Yass? are arranging ,or a bruce auction for the purpose of extinguishing.the debt in St.Andrew:s ?liarcbh. - Preparations are being made in Yass fur the lay ing.cr the foundation stune of a.new mechanics',in stitute on a grand scale.:o .- ; :t1i c! f/ William Cutler, alias Moran, has been committed. by the bench of magistrates, at Young for..trial at tlhe Gouliburn circuit :burt, charged with having cumnmitted murder at Ten-mnile Creek, eiilly in '1817. SThe-telegrnph line from-!Biuriew -to:Yourig,'will, it- is supposed, be finished in'thetcolurseorfa rew .-. "Mr E. VWaitinough, a draper, nearly severed .is: head fromn his body with a: razor. n Thur dy1 at Melbourne, and died ...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
O olotniat trnst TIaE KIAiA MYSTE. Y EXP L. I ND. ANOTIEIt MAARE'S 'NEsT. -The Maitland I Mercury of 'Sititrday'containls the following telegram, frinom its Sydicy correspolidc?t:-t. ,,.It is reported thaty prior to Mr Parkes" lcaving. oflice, he serit"?to;thei'froveriiiient, Printing Officc:the wwhole of the documnlents connected : with the assassination mystery, and intended thit they should be publibhld; but the order was countermanded. It is also said that the person alluded'=to as having been put out of thbe ay .Wis; a ba?ker; fouid dead at the Glclbe some months'ago, and who was supposed to have comulitted "suicide'. What will Mr Pairkes say to this? i'It seems, pretty' clear now that.the mystery was prinm ted,;ultlhougl noti published, 'by,the Govern-.! neiit:, Printer, uilt: ;thi co;ellea-gues '0of;I M_ Parkes put off the evil day.' Theclast parti of the telegtiin' iinavels th'e whole affairi. 1I is:io dloubt v?ly, cliarto thicorresporindeint of -the Mercury, but lthe follow...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
PoLICE.-Beyonld the puri-hmente .of two or three diliinkards,? in the sual waythere has been rno hiiess for the be. chl during tlhe past week. The efforts cf: the police; have so far failed :to lead io thel, dtectionb of tihe, parties Whoi :lst weiek broke intob Mr Levy?. store. It .is..hoped the scoundrels vwill not altogether escape. . P PINN' TotKENS.--Itlas seen. suggested to us ,that in the abserccs of any properly ap pointed receiving ,place for the collection of penny tokens in exchange for the' new bronze coinage, one or more of our `principal: places ilot business would do welli'to procure "from :Sydney a supply of the new pennies and then, ilitimate their willingness to receive the old tokens and distribute-the 'new coin in ex change, or in'ordinary business transactions LOCAL .ENTERPiRISE:-M?Ir Robert Sindel, storekeeper, of .this'town, has -just 'returned fron. Sydney in charge of aivehicle of no or dinary description. ' In appearance it resem bles a prison van minus the...
TUESDAY—OCTOBER 9. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
:::n· ;· i TUIESDAY--Ooroae9.O. His Honor took his seat.on the bench at. ten )1 a r(LAUIftTIrn rAT. aEMBAIOUMBBNEa . I . Aindrew Oullen junior (a, youth about eighteen n'ears ld) was charged with having, on the 21st June; at Jembaioumbene, killed JohniDoonar: Prisoner, pleaded not guilty, and was defended by Mr. Rogers; attorney, Mr. Scarvell. ,The Sollcitor-General stated the case to the: jury, and called Senior-sergeant Duffy, who ' deposed: I ar rested btho prisoner, who came to me and told me what he had done; I arrested the prisoner without a warrant; he said he had shot the deceased • accidentally ; pri soner said "I suppose I shall not be hung;" he said he went up a tree to get gum; when he came down he took up the gun, and in shaking- it.it went off; I oxamined the gun and found one barrel loaded with small shot, and the-other disoharged.' John Doonar deposed: I am a digger at Jembai oumbeno; on the 22nd Juno' prisoner came to me and said he had shot Johnny; I found my son l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE TRAVELLERS' HOME INN AND GENERAL STORE, GUNDAROO -THE undersigned begs to inform the residents of . Gundaroo, and the public at large, that he has taicen' the premises lately occupied by Mr Josij'u EDOAR, well known as the Travellers' Home Inn; \whichbhe 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; orte and Cordials : or the Inn, as 'well as an extensive assor'ment-of S,·: . ;General Merchandise siited to the requirements of a Country :Store, he hopes:byrrthe 1st of OCTOBER to' OPEN:his establishment fitted out with every necessary t'oen' sure' the comfort of the traveller,'and eiver article of nierchlandise to meet the requirements of theii;cality in wlhich.lie hiis.cast his lot. ; His .long experience in, auadgeneral knowledge of, the trade. renders himi equal to the task of securing goods of the best qua lt.:': ..WILLIA ?MORTON. : ORO HOTEL, : BORO.:; D. DAVIS . (FORasERLY O...
THE CIRCLE ROUND THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 10 October 1868
THE CIRCLE ROUND THE MOON. In the dusk of the evening when the twilight is dying, And the breeze 'mong the grey-gums in soft whispers is sighing And the blue dome of heaven with the star-host is strewn, &nbsp; Drooping low in the dim west gleams the young crescent moon. No cloud dims her lustre—stains the star-spangled rim Of the horison clipping the western wilds dim, As down tow'rds the piney-peaks of the ranges afar She sinketh while riseth the bright evening star. From, the door of his cottage in a forest-fringed nook Hemm'd round by green cornfields and a mean- dring brook. The bluff husbandman gazeth again and again Scanning her crescent for omens of rain: For his corn crops are thirsting for the early spring showers, &nbsp; &nbsp; And round his bush homestead is a dearth of spring flowers ; &nbsp; And lhis cattle are pining on the drought-withered hills For the luscious young herbage and the purling of rills. And anon he sees vapour wreaths o'e...
EARTHQUAKE IN CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 17 October 1868
EARTIIQUAKE IN CANADA. A correspondent of the Montreal Gazotte writes from Lachine as follows: Tuesday evening, July 28, 1868.-One of the most severe shocks of earthquake that has over taken place in this section of Canada, was experienced here this morning at a quarter to ten o'clock. It com menced with a loud noise, as though several heavily laden waggons wore being driven over the road at railway speed, and before one had time to imagine the cause of the unusual noise, two loud explosions, similar to those of a powder magazine, took place. People fled from their houses panic stricken, and the scholihrs and teachers of the academy rushed into the street, dreading that the building was going 'to tumble down upon them. Dishes rattled, windows shook, and houses rocked to their very foundation. The shock lasted for about half a minute. We have not heard of any serious results.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 17 October 1868
FRANCE. Thirty-four times the amount asked for the new French loan has already been sub scribed, at leaist so seys Le Moniteur.. The 15th iristant,Athe fete day of Napo loonio dynasty, was celebrated in-Parisawith great pomp. The election for members of the Corps Logiqlatif in the department of the Jura resulted in the success of the opposition can-, didate by a majority of 11,000 votes. At a review of troops at Marseilles on Tuesday, which attracted an immense crowd of citizens, a popular demonstration was made in favour of peace. Loud cries were raised by the spectators forpeace and against war. The demonstration was orderly, and there was no interference by the police.
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 17 October 1868
IRELAND. The Tippornry men are again on'the ramn page. On Friday last a landlord was murdered by an unknown person. A body of police attemptod to make arrests, ,when they were fier.ely attacked; two were-killed and four, badly wounded.: The coroner's inquiest on the body of the landlord (one Mr. Scully) brought in a ver dice of niurdor, but took occasion to dere cate the conduct of Mr. Scully towards his tenantry, and suggested that new and more liberal laws were needed. to prevent a repeti tion ofesuch note.