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TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
TO THE EDITOR OE THE GOLDEN AGE. Dear Sir,--I should be glad if you would cor rect an error made by your correspondent in the report of the late cricket match between the Gun daroo and Collector clubs. `In speaking of the grouind, which woas not so bad as repotted, he says that it was not equal for both, as the Collector club were morefamiliar with the ground. This was not the case, as the ground was equally strange to both, clubs, and the Collector cluib had never played.orpractied don this grouid before the commencemenit of the natch. aremin, Sir, yours obediently, oler OSINCERITAS.' Collector, October 15th;""
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
IMPOUNDING}S. The tsnderrnentioned Stock areadertised in the 'overn tent Gazette,' as being note inmpounided in the pub iipounds, nder owhich thefare seerrallU specfled: AT GUNDAROOQ White bullock red spots, EP ncear rump, diamond near ribs. :. W. ArulaEK, Poundtkeeper. At DU'NGENDORE,--: Light chesnut hore stripe doirntace, pulled tail, JIRnear shoulder; dark chesnut )oro, r star, pulled tail, DC over JV near shoulder, Joff slioulder;. brownish horse, star and snip, pulled tail, shod hurt in off stifle joint, 8near aslinul. der; grey fien-bitten forseo, pulled tail, DM near souloder, S off ribs and shoulder; dark bay or brow filly, I-H off shoulder. ". J iii J. 1 BWeE, Tounidkceei r
Local Intelligence. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
* aroi d 1teliUgnc~t. -o POLICE COURT. DRUNKAnDs.-On Wednesday the 13th inst., two inebriates, Michael Flannigan and Daniel Sweeny were convicted; and the.. latter dis charged with a caution. On Monday last, Richard Barnes, for the same 'offence was convicted and discharged with a caution. HORSE-STEALING.-HerCulCS O'Keefo was brought before the bench yesterday and char ged with horse-stealing, but the case was re manded for hearing till Friday (to-morrow.) APrOINTMENT.- . W. Smith has been ap pointed by the bench, as ordinary constable in the room of P. Kecough, dismissed.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
WTEDNESDAY, NOVEIIBER 1 . SIn the Legislative Council,'... The Attorney-General. obtained leave ,to bring in. a bill to amend the constitution of. the Legislative Council, and the bill.was read a first time.: SThe Land Titles' Declaration Bill and the Land Transfer and Registry :Bill were renad a. second time, and the, Wagga Wagga Bridge Company's Bill, was taken throulgh committee. of the whdle, and:rcported with a single ver bal amendment. In the Legislative Assembly, In answer to Mr. Rotton, Mr. Arnold said the plans and sections of the proposed railway from Picton to Goulburn would be laid upon the table as soon -as completed--probably in a few idays--and that they would show the raviies at the heads of the Bargo and Wol londilly Rives: to be crossed by the line. The iidolveiit': Law Amendment Bill was read a thirdil;time and passed: The Police Regulation Bill was postpolined for a week. The anetiidments made by the Legislative Council, in-the Gold-fields Management Bill, were a...
PASTORAL VISITATION OF THE BISHOP OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
PASTORAL VISITATION OF THE BISHOP OF SYDNEY. WE have already taken some notice of the presence and proceedings amongst us of this dignitary of the Episcopal Church, in the diocese of Sydney who is 'at present on A lengthened tour in the Southern Districts. After consecrating the church in this' town, holding a confirmation at Canberra, opening a new church at Gininderra, and preaching to various congr'egations in the district, of which reports have been already given in this jour nal, the -bishop proceeded to M1onaro, and have fulfilled the objects of his visitation in that district, returned to Queanbeyan on Thursday last, when he held a confirmatioh, and afterwards at a public meetingconvened for the purpose, delivered an address on the Sy nods Bill, the proposed erection of a new dio cese, and one or two matters of a:local nature. TIE CoNFInrATIoN Took place at Christchurch, at eleven o'clock in the morning. The -service was begun by the Rev. P. G. Smith of Canberra, reading the ...
Parliamentary. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
TUEsDAY, NOVEMBER 12. IN the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Wilson moved'the resolutions standing in his name. He observed that in fEngland'a large number of able men were. engaged in depently of one another in the construction of railroads and.locomotives, and were constantly competing in respect to. engineering skill and inventive genius, whereas, in this colony, the construction and carrying forward of railway works were in the hands of one individual. We ought to open our doors, therefore, a little wider, and avail ourselves of the talents of other parties. It had been objected that Mr.' Bell had not applied to the government, but that was a mistake. Mr. Bell had submitted his plans to the government, but had not, he ,thought, been treated with the consideration .hind respect that his engineering knowledge and capabilities deserved. After explaining the principles in which MIr. Bell's system dif fered from that at present in use, Mr. Wilson expressed a hope that the House would affor...
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
TunvnsDAY . NOVEMBER 14. In the Legislative Council, Messages were received from the Assembly agreeing to the Council's amendments on the Gold-fields Bill, and transmitting the Public Tolls Bill for its concurrence. Mr. Gordon moved the second reading. of the Church and'School Lands Bill, which was. seconided by Dr. Macfarlane. . Mr. Robertson would vote "against the se cond reading. The House adjourned at six o'clock, till four o'clock on Wednesday following. " In the Legislative Assembly, In answer to questions, it was stated by Ministers, that police protection had been provided for the Lachlan diggings, and that the.gold escort petitioned for by the diggers there was under consideration. The resumption of the committee of siupply was postponed. The House wvent into committee for the further -consideration of' the Pubitlicans Li censing Bill. In reference to clause 15, the committee divided on 'the amount of the license fee, swhich wais fixed,,. lby a 'great majority, 'lit thirty...
AN ACT FOR REGULATING THE OCCUPATION OF CROWN LANDS. [ASSENTED TO 18TH OCTOBER, 1861.] (Concluded from our last.) Leases for mining purposes other than gold mining. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
AN ACT FOR REGULAT1 THE OCCUPATION OF : CROWN LANDS. [ASSENTED TO 18TH OCTOBER, 1861. (Concluded from our last.) Leases for mining purposes other than gold mining. 22. The Governor with the advice aforesaid may grant leases for purposes of mining for any metal or mineral ex cepting gold to any person of any Crowii Lands not exceeding three hundred and twenty acres for coal mining lots and not exceeding eighty acres for other mineral lots for any period not exceed ing fourteen years and -with a right of renewal for a further period not exceed ing fourteen years upon the -next fol lowing conditions on the breach of anyl of which by anylessees '.the lease may be cancelled .by the Governor with' the advice of the Executive Council. Auhlority to select mineral lots." (1.) .Persons may on application to the SMinister obtain authority in writing to seleCt oni Crown Lands within twelve months from the date thereof coal or other mineral lots and may take posses sion of such lots and hold the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
~-3n1j bQ ~Luctioir, : -,~ Freehold Property FOR POSITIVE SALE. MR. R. SINDEL HAS received instructionis from Mr. TW. BINGLEY, to situiit to Public Competition,' ON THE PREMISES, On Tuesday 3rd December, 1861, The undermentioned valuable Free hold Property : Three half-acre Allotments, Situated at the corner of Booth and 'Atlkii son streets, lots Nos. 1 and 2 of Booth-street, and No. 20 of Atkinsgn-street, of section No. 16. These three allotments are adjoining each other, and form a Square' Block the hialf of which is .enclosed .with a NEW PALING FENCE, and is now under culti vation as a GARDEN. Aw el-buit, respictable, and neatly-finished S Stone. Cottage, . of three rooms, the dimensions of which are, 18ft .x 14ft. 6in., 18ft. x'l 0ft. 6in., and 1ft. x 10ft., well-shingled, and rooms papered. A Detached Kitcihen Newly-built of slabs, with well-built .:stone chimney and fireplace. ':The town of Queanbeyan is the centre of u circle of -massive wealth, and is destined at no distant ...
Commercial Intelligence. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, Nov. 21. The Prices quoted below have reference only to transactions between the producer and first purchaser. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
C~ommnelttciaI ~Jnttelligen. . GOoDEN Aai" Office,: Nov,21. to- l.e Pr ices guoted beloo mhaarereferesie only .io transac Stions behtwen the produtcer and first purckaser. Mr. R. Sindel, who holds sn Auctioneer's genieralliceatie. reports having sold on Saturday last, at the Harp Innr, a dray:and harness, 161. 2s. Sd., a quantity of boots and shoe,;elothing, drapery, jewellery, &e., the whole of which, under thie circumstances, realised satisfactory prices, tihe goodshaving only becn placed in his hands about twblve hours previous to sale. QUEANBEFAN MARKET. Flour, per ton, flineo £20; seconds, £19; rations, £18. \\~~cn~pel~u~el~ I -. s: d .-s-`d~i Wheat, per bushel, 6 0 0to 0 0 Bran, itto l1 3 to 0 .0 Maize, ditto .7 0 to 0,0 Barley, ditto 4 0 to 4 5 Oats, ditto _.. 06`- 0 to 00 Ilay, per ton, ... ":41. to . Butter, (salt) 0 6 to 0 0 I Bacon, ... 0 6 to 0 7 Cheese, .:...' 06 to 0 7 Eggs, .., 1. 0 to 1 0 Potatoes, per cwt. .. s Fat Cattle, 1Si. 10s. to 71. 10s.; Canlves; 11....
TERRIFIC THUNDERSTORM. DAMAGE TO THE CULVERTS AT THE BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
TERRIFIC THUNDERSTORM. DAMAGE TO THE CULVERTS AT THE BRIDGE. ON Tuesday, a violent thunderstorm passed over Queanbeyan, accompanied with very heavy rain and hail, and a tempestuous wind. The weather for two or three days previous had been oppressively hot and sultry, so that the approach of a storm was generally ex pected. The sky, at a very early period &nbsp; of the day, gave indications of a coming storm, and at midday thunder was heard ; but the full fury of the elemen tal war was not experienced until about three o'clock in the afternoon, at which time the lightning was very vivid and the thunder awful. Clouds of dust, so dense that it was impossible to see more than a few yards before one, were raised high in the air, and carried along the streets; but the descent of rain in tor rents soon laid the dust, and in ten minutes afterwards, Monaro-street was &nbsp; one vast sheet of water, rolling in vo lumes along to the culverts constructed for its discharge into t...
GUNDAROO. 16th November. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
GUNDAROO. (From our own Corresapondent.) i16th November. TUn weather has beein very sultry for the. wpast few days,; and haymaking is going on in earnest, potatoe !plaiiting is now nearly over, and all growing crops look very well but they wouild be much better; for a good shower of rain. The Mutual Improvement Society .is still increasing' in numbers and likewise in im portance.r The Hon. T. A. Murray is patron and W.: R. ReillyEsq., of Goulburn is pre sident, aid will in all probability give his in augural nddress on Monday tho 25th instant. The members discussed last Friday evening which was most use to society the prodigal or the rnisier, and the prodigal gained the day.as the show of hands was in his favour, Monday, 18th Nov. Ahold offender, Heroules O'Keefe, was ap prehended this afternoon by District-consta blo Tighe, on suspicion of horse-stealing, and will be taken to Queanbeyan to-morrow. Weather very hot, 92o inthe abade. Attorngy for defendant:--* J. T. Gannon; t A. 5. E...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
Notice to Tenderers for.. Runs.. HE 'attention of all persons interested is particularly invited to the 50th pariagraph of the Regulations issued on the 1st ili tant, under the Crown Lands' Occun pation At of 1861, according to which every person who has at any time. lo.dgeda .tender Tor' aruri o8ffrrowi Lands must pay into the Colonial Treasury the sum of £2 10s., in res pectsof each such tender, on or before the 81st Decemlber next. ~ Ifth'e tender!be accepted, the amount de posited:will be computed as part of the first year's rent; and if the tender be rejected,the deposit will be refunded.1 It is, however, to be distinctly inderstood that every tender, in virtue offwhich the. abovenamed deposit is not lodged hi the Trea sury by the 81st December next, will bie abso lutely.rejected. -, JOHN. ROBERTSON. D paiitment of-Lands Sydnoy, . . 7th- ovember 1861 Noj te to Tenderers for Runs - ,of Crown. Lands. - Hr E attertion;of, all. persons Intei'ested, ispnrticularly invited to the 48t...
EPITOME OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
'EPITO.ME OF NEWS. (From our Oontemporarisea.) The -:Commissioners appointed to select a design for. the new Houses of Parliament and Governient offlees came to a fiinal decision on Saturday. The first piize '(£600) has been awarded to Mr. W.. H. Lynn, of 64, Sackville street, Dublin, for the design marked with the motto «I bide," and the second (£800) to Messrs. Steut andilover, architects of Port land-street, Portland-place, London, and Ot tawa, Canada West, for the drawing marked " Hora e'sempre."" A case of breach of promise of marriage, in which Mir. Cunningham, publican of King street, was the defendant, was brought.to a close on Monday. - The trial disiclosed some most disgraceful proceedings.' Verdict for plaintiff, damages £800. Telegraphic communication has been estab lished between Queensland and Sydney. A nugget weighing 61 ounces has been re ceived from Gundagai. It has been exhibited p ;the established of Messrs. Brush and Mac IDonald. SThe congregation of St. George's...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
t,1.~··0'~ - Uto th e t N et to the E p .o nc . 4ei,ie sfti a e sfou,.j90 QUEANBEYAN AGENCY. VICTORIol FIRE and. MIA RINE INSURANCE COMPANY, (EstablishediA Melbdurne 1849.) SYDNEY BIRANCH-Pittstreet, opposite the Empir e Oflice. Accumulated and Invested Capfital 200i000 SYDNIEY BOARD OF DIRECTO RS, 1e A. B. SMITH, Esq., Clhairman. EDWARD WYLD, Esq. C. M. SMITH, Resident.Secretary. SPECIAL FEATURES. AMPLE SECURITY, MODERATE RATESj O: PREMIUM, and the LIBERAL. AD JUSTMENT Snd PROMPA T SETTLE MENT OF CLAIMS. O Forms of application may be obtalined, and Insurailces promptly effected, on application to ABRAHAM LEVY, 0Argent. DUNTROON WINDMILL. JOHSN GREGORY . HAS pleasure inl SP"I ananoiing that * the above Mill has just been put into thorough working order, afid thaf he is now prepared to turn out Flour in any quanti S ties, and upon the short est notice. Flour es'pclpnoed for wheat, if required,. in quantity and quality such as shall afford the utmost satisfaction. Gindng 1/6 bushel. '...
The Golden Age. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1861. Latest European News. ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL Adelaide, Thursday, 14th Nov. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
THUORSDAY, NOVEMBER 21,1861. *'·- -----~---- I Latest European News. ARRIVAL OF -THE MAIL .'om the Empire's1'elegram. Adelnide, Thursday, 14th Nov. Tni A.S. N. Company's steameri Wonga; Wonga,.left King George's Sound on the 9th instant, and narrived at Ghleielg Pier this morning, bringing news to the 26th September. The Salsette left Gidlle on the 24th of October.. The lii' was detained in Egypt from the overflowing of the Nile, a portion' of the railway from Alexati dris' to Cairo liaving been washed away. It took four days to cross the desert. . MERICAN NEWS. SThie Americanri war is'slowly but surely'en larrging its horison, and developing a variety of features which iwere never contemplated at the beginning of hostilities. The measures passed by the Northern Congress, and proc lamations issued by President Lincoln on his own responsibility, embrace a circle of prohi bitions, penalties, and menaces such as no European sovereign would venture under a pressure of circustances Under...
LATEST COLONIAL NEWS. YESTERDAY'S TELEGRAMS. Tuesday night. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
LATEST COLONIAL NEWS. YESTERDAY'S TELEGRAMS. &nbsp; Tuesday night: We have more startling news from the Lachlan. Kirkpatrick's party bottomed another hole and obtained one hundred ounces before four o'clock p.m. The first Lachlan escort leaves Sydney next Friday. &nbsp; The attorney-general had declined ito prosecute Mr. Donald Cameron, com mitted for trial for alleged participation in the riot of the 30th June.. &nbsp; On the motion of Mr. Forster res- pecting W. Dean and Co.'s auction agency, Mr. Hay has moved an amendment &nbsp; censuring the whole government instead of the land secretary only. 'T'he debate is now proceeding, and is likely to end in ministers being defeated.
Letters to the Editor. [We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed under this head, nor are we in anywise answerable for the same.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 21 November 1861
Letters to the Editor. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed under this head, nor are we in anywise answerable for the same.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. Sir,--In your issue of Thursday last appears a letter from your humble servant, to which was appended a footnote of your own, which was certainly quite uncalled-for, as you will see, when I tell you that the Editor of the 'Courier' never expressed a wish to me to have his correspondence forwarded by the direct mail from Gundaroo to Yass; neither was his letter superscribed to go by that mail, as you imagine. Yours truly, THE POSTMASTER, Gundaroo.