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BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
BRAIDWOOD. Flour,fne, £17 per ton;. secedld £16 Wheat, 6s Gd to Gs per bushele Bread, 5d the 2-lb. loaf-s : Bran? Is 8d per. bushel Maize, 3s 6d to 3s 8d per bushel Oats, 4s 6d to 5ssd per bushel Barley, 4s perbusliel Potatoes, £4 to .£6 per ton HIay, oaten, £4 to £4 10s perrton' S heese, 4d to 5d per lb. Bacon, 4d per lb. Butter, fresh, 9d to 100 perlb,; Eggs, is to is 3d per dozen
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
: PAT Tr?atrED. BonGLrARY. -- Last Saturday. morning, about 2 o'clock, Mrs Hollitt, of the ,Boot Depot; was awoke from her sleep by a, noise at her,back wiudow., Imagining some one.was attempting to. break into the house sheirose:and went quietly,, out by means of the shop door, around to the back windo ;. but the game had fled., Examining the window, :she-found'a pane freshly: broken,- and ,there were fresh footprints under the window.: The moment Mrs;Hollitt found the burglars were likely to escape, she alarmed her ,neighbour, :Mr-Mehegan,'who kindly got up and searched the yard ind'out-places, bIt thel fellows had scaled the fence:and got clear off. - The noise Wvhich Mrs Uollitt heardi on awaking see ned like that' of an arm being. drawn through a broken pane of glass.- Quietly as she went about herpurpose: of detecting them,;it seems she was overheard, and the thieves escaped. i WESrVYAN FOREIGN stIssioNS.--In our last isstue we briefly noticed the: holding ,'of .the annual pub...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Th So f t h cr c. t Sun rise Sun nets Ag .. S.ATURfl . Oct. °1 r 11 n8 18 SUNDAY 25.... G 10 0D9 I MONDAY 20 3 8 202 10 TUESIIAY. . *.: 27 G 8 1121 11 WEIYFl)N3SI.\Y .. 28 7 ( 22. 18 2IIUItSDA . ...24 - , 0 3' YitlATY.. ...30 2 2 0I 24 1.1 -nKCO\'a V-IKASO. lull nI2Jn, ozi S lurdizy. tLhe3151, at Dl9. 1im. p.M.
The Age. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
-a,', 'SATURDAY, 0C7'TOER 24th, 1868. Tan quarter's .reveitie his lieei ipublished and it is satisfactory-to observe that there is: an. increase: of £6000 onl that of the corresponding quarter of 1867, and ithis after the ;abolition of package charges which in the 'September quarter -of last year produced £10,000.' Not~withstard ing;:it certainly behoves the:Assembly to sift well the:proposals of the Treasurer's budget, :and .consider carefully .whether the requirements of the colony demand a imuch larger revenue. than' that now: de;. rived. 'It ppears by the return: now pDiblislied that.the post-office department is payable 'with nothing to spars;- but when it is considered 'that throughout the year m anynewoffices have been established anil:etra expenses incurred to facilitate the delivery. of letters and newspapers, it is gratifying to find that the' general post office continues self-supporting. As re gards'duty on gold, there is a decrease of nearly £503, which points to one of...
AMERICAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
AMIER[OAN SPORTS. (From the .Pall *'all Gazctte.) AMERIOAN sports and games differ greatly from:those of the parent country at the pre sent time-from difference of climate among other causes, and.partly because of French and German innovations. It is also possible that, as the dialect of New England is really, to some extent, the language that was spoken in Old England two hundred years ago, so some of the popular games in America may be, in reality, obsolete English games successfully preserved in that country. Thus, faro, which is still the favourite game at the Hon. Mr. MIorrissey's hell in Twenty fourth-street, New York, was fashionable in St. James's street in the last century. The American ladies, like those of the continent, do not ride much on horseback, do not take long walks, indulge in no vigorous exercise except dancing. .To this indolence many scientific Americans attribute their:pale faces and their angular.: forms. The "gymnasium has, therefore, been lately introduced...
A RUNWAY MATCH, OR THE FATHER'S CONTRIVANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
A RUNAWAY MATCH, OR THE FATHER'S CONTRIVANCE. Anour twenty years back there dwelt in a village in the West of England an uncom monly pretty girl, 'who had a very cross grained but wealthy old father. Minnie was Danforth's only child; and report said truly that she would be his sole legatee. The old man was a sturdy farmer, and was estimated to be worth fully ten thousand pounds. Her suitors were numerous; but her father was particular, and none suc ceeded in making themselves admired 'by either him or her. Minnie, however, had a true and secret lover. His name was Walker, or, as he was generally called by the old man, "Joe" Joe Walker; andhe was simply the bailiff employed by old Danforth, who had trusted Joe with, the management of the place for two or three years; he was a very excellent farmer and a good manager. He was young too-only twenty-three; ':and he actually had the audacity to fall in love with the beautiful Minnie Danforth, his employer's only daughter. A..nd what is mo...
THE ROTUNDA AT WOOLWICH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
THE ROTUNDA "AT "WOOLWICH. (From Oha,nbera'a Jor,.nal.) HALF-an-hour from London Bridge-by the North Kent railway will enable a traveller to reach the dockyard station, from which, in fifteen minutes, Woolwich Common may. be attained on foot. On the right-hand side of the' pathway leading to the common, the traveller will observe a curious Chinese looking building, in shape like a Chinaman's hat. This, is the Rotunda, which may be visited every day, except Saturday, and except from-twelve noon to one p.m. each day. . The 'Rotunda was erected in St. James's Park in 1814 upon the occasion of the. visit of the allied'sovereigns to this coun try; but was: afterwards transferred to Woolwich, where it is now used as a museum for models of artillery, and for the weapons or curiosities of various countries. The Rotunda is thirty-nine yards in diameter, and covers an area of about ten thousand six hundred feet. Upon first entering the grounds outside the Rotunda, the visitor will see a colle...
THE TUBE-WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
THE TUBE-WELL. AT the Singleton show of the Northern Agricultural Association lately the silver medal for the best sample of a tube-well, with diagrams descriptive of its working principle and capacity for pumping pur poses, was awarded to Mr. W. C. Clements, Mr. Keene being the other exhibitor. The Singleton Times remarks: The tube-well curiosities attracted great attention -exhibited by Messrs. Keene and Clements. The former gentleman has been for many years familiar with the working ot the tube-well both here and in Europe, and constructed one for our show. Mr. Clements has been for some time endeavouring to acquire possession of a tube-well, and within the last few days only had one consigned to his protection. The following description affixed by Mr. Clements to his instrument will give our readers who have not read the document a fair idea of the article that obtained the first prize: Tube-wells.--The tube-well is simply a series of iron pipes from one inch to three or four in...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
VICTORIA. (Fro, c the Melbourne Argu .) Wa mentioned in our issue of yesterday that there was a lack of authorities to consult respecting the geographical and present social condition of the South American cities which have suffered from the recent earthquakes. To eke out our information the Comte de Castlenau, consul-general for France, has kindly forwarded for our perusal a copy of his work, in five volumes, entitled "Expedition dan le s Parties Centrales do 1'Amerique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro i Lima, et do Lima au Para; exdoutde par ordre du Gouvernement Frangais pendant le annues 1843 It 1847, sous la direction de Francis de Castel nau." As might be expected, from the well-known scientific attainments of the Count, the work is interesting enough, but does not exactly contain the desired information. His visit was paid over twenty years ago, and his statistics are still older, so that we are unable to gather from his descriptions the aspect and character of localities which have...
COMMERCIAL. "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
COMMERCIAL. "Aan" Ofice, Friday evening. The continued soarcity of fat cattle is causing a rapid rise in the markets. A few head of well-con ditioned stock would command high prices in the local market-20s per 1001b and upwards. ' Tl'he following may be taken as the current prices of the present week:.-. - Flour, per ton... One.£16 0 0 seconds £15 0 0 Wheat, per bushel.. 0 4 6,'? to 0 ..5' 0' .Bran, perbushel...... 0 1 0:' , '0 ,0 Oats ........... 0...' . 0 00 arley......... ....?0 8 6_ ,, : 0 0;0 Maize ............;.. 0 80,, ,, 038 Hay, per ton .... . 8 0 0 ,, 0 0 0 Potatoes,percwt,new' 0 J. 0 "0' '0 8 '8 Butter, per lb. ' 0 0''8!8 0,'.0 10 Bacon,perlb. ...... 0 '6? , ; 0 0 Cheese, per lb.'(onie)' "0. 0 0 0 -0 ,, ' O ,- 0 Eggs,.per dozen t....:0.. 1; 0.-1 ,, 'O 0 0
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
Holloway's' Pills.-A. disease without a'name.- I-ow often do we see persons gradually pning away without pain or any distinct indications of disease I T'hey.grow, more feeble day by day,. their.appetite declines, ..they lose all interest in'business, and with lack-lustre eyes and candavorous complexions, mover mechanically from place to place, the very imperson ations of hopeless misery affected with general weak ness and' debility., Now- learn how; it may in all cases be cured. A course of Holloway's Pills will. infallibly rekindle the sinking physical energies of the patient, rouse his whole organization to healthy action, and -produce a complete revolution In his feelings, as well as his frame. Their alternative and rennvating nropertles can only he realised by those who hare experienced their effects.
Selections from Sydney Punch. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
fitfqtieus fitont ig tty utntdt. The cartedile-visite of Darlinghurst Jail.o The prison van. .e"..; A personof full habit.-One who wears a'large crinoline. A mor(e)bid kind of fellow.-An iautioneer. A man of many noints.-Lyrich," therwinner of the Simnitaneous Rifle Match.. A screw that ought never to be looso.-e-A hip's crew, At a recent public meeting held in Orange, Mr i'Kay, the member for the township, treated his constituents to any amount of " butter" in regard to their loyalty, &c.. ard concluded by expressing his belie. that thire was nota single Fenian in Orange. Mir PUNcn should presume not. What can the male inhabitants of Orange be, but Orangemen ?
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
OoIuoniati &xtratttsh. : ; LAw UNDER DIP?ICULTIEs.-TheWagga 1 Wagga Express thus depicts the difficulties i under which the business of the Supreme Court is carried on in that township : " The Bench and theBar, judge and juries, pirisoners and prosecutors, the press and the public, are all huddled into a space which scarcely admits of breathing room. -Women we have known to fall: fainting-upon the benches, a child we have seen carried over powered from the witness box in the arms of 'the Judge, and a prisoner we have wit nessed staggering forward in the dock, half stunned and bleeding"from the head, firom .the crash of a fallinig chandalier which had been suspehdedd above,by a string attached to a sapling placed across a hole in the ceil ing. These are all facts which will show of themselves the miserable style of place in .which -our Assize Court is held, but:they are, after ?all, facts that might have taken place ini much larger and betterdesigned buildings, and there are ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
[ATEST INTiELL GINZ CF. LPER OREliI.LE'8 TELEGRAMA COMIPANY] SYDNEY. . Wednesday. IT is reported in'political circles that the Robertson Ministry.is not yet complete. It is generally believed Mr Robertson will he Premiier and Secretiry for :Lands; Mr Forster, Colonial Secretary ; iMr Sam nel, Treasurer; A r Garrett, Secretary for Public Works; and Mr Burdekin` or Mr Weekes, 'Postmaster-Generial.: Ina the event of Mr Weekes :being 'appointed, he will 'represent, the Government "ini the 'Upper House. Various names are men tioned for the:law offices.., ° Mr'Macpherson is about ,o -resign his seat' for 'Ce'ritrl Cuinberland ini order? to proceed to England.` Mr ,Dailey, Mr Bossley, and Mr S. Lyons,:formerly mem her foi Canterbury,; ari? n'aed as proba ble candidhtes to supplly Mr Macpherson's place. .M Georige Leary, brbother of Ali Leary the solicitor, has' been appointed clerk of petty . sessions and - registra'r of the district "court at Hay ;and Mr Edwin Ryan,'son of: Mr, Ryan, :M.L...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 October 1868
|IMPOUNDED at B1ungendore, on 'the 16th of October, 1868, from Gidleiglh; sum? due at date of notice, 7s each: Bay horse, pulled tail, like TF off shoulder, like F over W over i= near shoulder, near hip down. Bay horso, broken, pulled tall, off hind heel white WO or WG near shoulder - If not released will be sold at this pound at noon on the 6th day of November, 1868. J. A. WILLIAMS, Poundkeeper.: IMPOUNDED at Gundaroo, on the 15th - October, from :Esthermead, by, C, ,A. Massy, Esi.; relese, 10s each': ,Bay colt, FM near shoulder-star. Light bay mare, JO over eq near shoulder. If- not released willibe bold at this pound on the, 10th day of November. HUGH VALLANCE, Jux., Poundkeeper. GOULBURN STORES, QUEANBEYAN ABRAHAM LEVY TAKES this opportunity to announce to the inhabitants of the town and district, . that after a residence of over twenty years amongst them, he intends finally REMOVING, and will leave for Sydney at the end of the year or early in January: :He now ~offes for BONA F...
FRIDAY—OCTOBER 30TH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
FroIAY-Ocrount 3Oru.. Before the Police Maiistiate. ' TIi ROBBERY AT LEVY'S SITOiSE. The- prisoners, Mary. i'Laighlin and Mary Bowes,-were brought up for f'urther examina Stion. Mr Sindel deposed thlt he had no re .collection of selling any calico to the prisoner Bowes, as stated by her. Mr Levy deposed thait aiouong somne -shreds of calico found in pIossesesioni of the prisoner Bowes he found a piece luving on it his private mark; by that he had additional proof the property wyas his; and lie now identified it.-Prisoners were re manded till to-day, further to answer. Tnt WEA'rTnE.-The continued absence of ran, and the. prevalence of hot winds at this early season of the yeiar, have produced the most disastrous effects on growmin creps of all kinds. The gardens have nearly perished; the grass in exposed situations has become brown and crisp to the touch; and the fiela crops are deteriorating. This state of things has produced quite a panic amongst the farmers ; for it is clear that ...
REUTER'S TELEGRAM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
REUTER'S- TELEGRAM. The Australian Mails via Marseilles ar rived on Monday.: I-Ier Majesty' the Qccn arrived at Paris from Switzerland yesterday.; Disraeli has issued an adress to his con stituents, in which he reviews thc. Admiinis tration of the affairs of the country by his Government. lie declares that both army and navy are ina 'state' of efficiency and' affirms his uncompromising hostility, to the policy of Gladstone for the abolition of the Irish Church, which he maintains is fraught with danger to the Stateand would eventuate in the establishment of the supremnacy of the Romish Church throughout the Uuited Kingdom. The Times has expressed in a leader its surprise that the IIoine Government should: have neglected to 'co-operate with the Go vernments of the Australain Colonies in establishing communication with Australia by telegraphic cable via 'India, and more es pecially after the: Victorian Government "of fered to act upon its own responsibility in the project, if the Hone...
ARRIVAL OF THE SUEZ MAIL [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday morning [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
ARRIVAL O THiE SUEZ MAIL (PER GREVIRLES TELEGRAM COMIPANY SYDNEY. Wednesday morning The Geelong has arrived at Adelaide: with the English mails. Her latest dates: are LoNDON, October 3." The Royal, Family are well. .: The Queen has returned to Windsor. Sir John Young is appointed Governor General of Canada. Catholic riots have occurred 'in Man chester. Dr Randall is appointed to the bishop ric of New Zealand. Dr Turner is appointed to the' bishop ric of Grafton. A dreadful railway accident has occur red at Hlolyhead; many lives lost. The Spanish revolution. has been, com pletely successful; the Queen and Minis ters have fled. Money abundant. Wool firmer. Tallow advanced-slightly.: