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PARLIAMENTARY. THURSDAY—OCTOBER 22. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
PARLIAMENTA RY - H RD?>Trn YLO?eA-OBER . 22.- i d IN the Legislative Council,. The President took his seat at four o'clokl. :BMr. Docker slated that ?he was in receipt of a'comni municationfrom.his, Excellency the Governor,;inti mating that Mr.; Robertson desired a `further ad. journment until, Tuesday, next, and:requesting that the Council, would so, adiourn; and ho mnovd,that thie Obuniil adjourn until Tuesday.` _ The;council adjoirned accordingly.: In the Legislative Assembly TheSpeaker itook: the, chuir at twenty-seven minutes past. three o'clock. :Mr. Martin said he had jiust received the following note from Lord Belmore:- . ? SGovernmemnt Irouse, 22nd October I p.m. S3y dear Mfr. Hartln,- or Ro , ertson informs me that owing to the absence fron Sydney of some eo his political supporters attendtling the assizes. lie ihas not yet been able to'complete his arrangelments fr forming a now alministration. I therefore Ihave to ask yoU to move a rurther adjournment . of the louse u...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
SY I)N EY. Wvrdnesd:ty. ir is reported tlh.-t the re-election of Mr Forster for thl Hastings will he opposed by Mr Dean- of the Manning; and that, the re-election of Mr Sutherland for PadL dington will also be opposed. I' 1r M.htpberson has `ot Vo t ° rrsigned his seat for Central Cumberland, although he in, tat :e Ito oleave for Melbourne, on his .way to England this week. The i lominiition for Patddington is ?to :take place on the 0th, and the polling on 1the-12th November. The nomination for Wellington is fixed for the '9th, :and' the polling for the 13th November.: The no minatio.,os ti,r Clarence, Hastings, Edeu, hnd'Braidwoodi, 'are all fixed for the I ftli, a.nid hui: polling for the 25th Novenml~er.J Messrs. Ettersh:inlc, Eaglestone, and Co., rieport prime beef at 25s per 100:lb,, and' best wethers in thle wool at 10s .to I1s Gd. Mr.II: Priestly quotes :best lucerne hay at £2' 103 to -£3; oaten- hay. iih greiit. demand.at £4 to £5 per ton. :Mhize at .2s 8d to 2s l10d; :wheat...
TUESDAY—OCTOBER 27TH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
TIur.s)Av-OUcTunea 27ru. . i In the Legislative Council,-" AMr Plunkett stated that he intended to nssk:the question standing in nis name when there was a re-, presentative of the Government in the IHouso. and that he would follow them up with certain resolutions very similar to those carried unanimously by the l1oose of Comnmons. le therefore movel that the questions he postponed until the next day of sitting. The motion was carried. On the motion of Mr W1eeles the ITouse then ad journed till Tuesday, the 8th December next. In the Legislative Assembly, `'The Speaker announced the formation of Mr Ron bertson's: .M inistry. .: Mr S. C. Brown then moved that -the -louse dn .now adjourn until Tuesday, 'thy ,8th of I)ecember next.- lie regretted that he had to ask for so long an adjournment, but the electorates being so` far dis tant rom Sydney. a longe- time was necessary than if the constituencies could be met nearer the metru kolia. ? lr Driver seconded the motion; but before the que...
THE NEW MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
TIE1 NEW MINISTRY. TUE followving list of names has been odicially no tified in Tuesday's Gaaette as the -members of the Executive Council. It ill be seen that the office of Aiutrney General is not yet filled up: Mr Robertson......" Premier and Chief Secretary lpt I.'arster.......... Mlinister lor Lands Mr Samuel ......... Treasurer Mr J. SAtherland... Mlnister ior Works Mr D). E?,n ...... Postntanter General Mr Josephson ...... Solicitor General -
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
WE.KLY CALENDAR. Does of too week. hoe of kOB" ZjOOO S0 Dr weer. + SnrieSnaAge. SATURDAY :.. ..... Ont. 3t 4 6 V 15 SUNDAY. .... Nov 5 . I 65. - 0 MISINAlAY .. .. ... 2 2 0 2 17" TUESIDAY . 6 1 0 I 0 WEIIINSIIAY ... ... 4 6 0 0 '8 10 rIIIIISIIAy.. ... ... 0 6 1 0 0 20 20 FBDlIOY......... .. Ii 4 :, 0 20 21 lIe. Ir OY' v.8 t o. m Tu Efll spoon, on Satnr.lay~. the 1st, tut 9h. 19rn. pDm.
Local and District News. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY—OCTOBER 27TH. BEFORE the Police Magistrate and Messrs T. Rutledge and J. J. Wright, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY-OOTOnBE 27iTIr BEvonts the P?lice'Magitrate and- Messrs T. Rlutledge and J. J. Wright, J.P. UNLAWvFULLY KILLING A 'PI. - Thomas Ileatty appeared on stllnnolis to answer the complaint of John Feagan, who charged hii, with unlawfillly and nlaliciwizly killing a pig the proIperty of complainant. Deferidant plea ded nit guilty. The parties are neiglhlour ing settlers residing within a rewhund ted yards of each other at the Googougs. Complzainant is the owner of a lot of pigs rnnning nt large, and which seem to have given annoyance to the defendant, who sought relief front his troublesome visitors, by killing one of their number. The bench, however, committed the dpfendaint for triagat ti% forthchoming sessiotis to heiheld at Qleanbeyan on the 23rd Nov. I `uSTeAL &r\ioi- ADwaLLw.u -Qornelius SO'Rourlke, chiargie with stealing sfile, i straF, I and some other tifle from a hush guuyah, the temporary residiince of-Edward Ga( beil, was' convicted and ...
The Age. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31st, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
SA TURr.DA; oCTro.?S 31st, 18ss. As we premised, his Excelleii-y the Gov. ernor refused the application of the late Premier to dissolve Parliament, and his "Ministry had perforce to resign for others to take their place. The stand taken by Mr RtGAIatwith reference to Mr DUNCAN's dismissal was the apparent cause of their overthrow; but itis. luite Intent to all that the late Treasurer and his colleagues were blamoable for the dismissal ?o Mr SDuNOCN, and so far we cannot but see that Mr'- PAREs wVias justifiable in withdi'awing from the MIinistry if. his principles: did not agree with othose 'of the rest of the Cabinet. We have some hesitation, how 'ever, in believing that the late fight for r" subordin'atlon in the Civil Service was the real c-ause of the resignation of. the. Milm. istry. That occurrence 'no doubt gave effect to the resignation ; lt itl has been; seen for a long time: by those well versed .in politics that a Ministry so constituted could not last for a very' long pe...
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
POLITrIOAL. ...f (From the, Empir. , Pinn.ars there, was some disappointment yesterday, amongst the numbers of personis who arattended at _the . Assembly, that .no definite announcemefit 'was made respecting the formationi of a new iniistry; but' the change that is about to :take place' will be 'none the less likely to give satisfaction'if it is .the -result, of mature reflection.- ' In political :unions, as:.in, others, people may sometimes '.' marry: in haste: and repent at leisure.". Of, course the many .rumours, somo ..of thom of, a most preposterous character, -which .were current. in the city yesterday, will have met with small regard from judicious persons. A ministerial crisis is not altogether a novelty to us, young, as we are in our experience of responsible government, 'and it will be very well remem bered that rumoursq;uite as improbable have been freely circulated on similar occa sions., Yetit is not unlikely'. that reports of the nature, alluded to may have set many pe...
THE CROWN LAW OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
TH~E Z ROWN LAW OFFICERS: .... "(Froia ,i o IEmpire.) TriM most casual observers' of our politi~al affairs cannot have failed to notice that every ministerial crisis 'has beeon complicated by the' difficulty of ; securing ;the services of crown law officers.: That." close corpora= tion," as it has been called, thebar, :has fre quently been:master, of the situation when a ministerial resignation .occurred, and has driven.a new cabinet to extremity by failing' to supply that prbfessional legal element which seems to be considered so indispen sable. We are much inclined to think"that, on mature refledtion,' it would be found that this presumed" necessity 'of- having - an attodrney-general and a solicitor-general 'as' responsible ministers would be found to be an error. There are reasons :for this prac tice in England which do not apply to, Aus-, tralia, and;:, on 'the other hand, there are objections ' to: such' a practice :hero ' which' would not 'apply 'in 'England. "-In :'both' coun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
TrMPOUNDED at Gundaroo, on the 24th I October, from Stony Hill, by Mr William Ryan Damages, 4s each : release, 10s each: Black horse, IL near shoulder. Brown mare, ID over 2 near shoulder, stripe down face, near hind foot white , Bay horse, JC both shoulders Bay mare. AP sideways over WI near shoulder,' .near hind foot white. 'If not released will be sold at'this.pound on the 19th'day, of November;. HUGH V XLLANCE, Jun., Ponndkeeper. TMPOUNDED at QiieaubeyanS , on' the 21;h October, 1868, from' Yarralumla, by A. Gibhcs, Esq.:' driving 8d each: present release'10/8 each, with £1 damages on the three-year-old: entire cclt . Bay'entire colt, white in face, VW In circle near shculder, three years old. Dark brown horse, star, bind' feet white, like IR near shoulder, over W off shoulder Roan mare,:MD'near shoulder. - Chesnut horse, bald face, near fore and hind feet white, D near shoulder, N off. shoulder Grey mare, white in face, off hinde foot white, no brand visible., 5 years : Chesnut...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, October 3—Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, October 3---Afternoon: Intelligence has been received that the. inhabitants of Madriid have elected a Provi sional Council by universial suffrage. AMERICA. In America the Republicans have carried the Maine elections in their favour;:thus strengthening General Grant's prospects of election to the Presidency. Serious disturbances have taken place in Georgia. Thirty-five persons have ,been killed there in election riots. 7 " I•.;"' r. ... ?'he Singleton Times of Saturday says: -" Smith the watermau, of George-street has a'very pretty redbrcasted parrot, as full of tricks as a monkey and quite as funny in her way. The other day however poor Pollv picked up off the floor a match which had been accidentally dropped. After examinng the article for a minute, she commenced to experiment on its properties by holding the one end of the vesta in her claw and nibbling the other end with her bill. Of course an explosion soon took place, when the poor bird got sadly damag...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
COLONIAL EXTRACTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HORRIBLE SUICIDE AT ARALUEN. A most determined case of suicide was com- mitted yesterday (Monday) morning by a man named Benjamin Spooner, an old resi- dent of the district of 11 years standing. It appears that his wife had about three weeks ago been compelled on account of his ill- treatment to leave him and come and reside with her married daughter in the Valley, Iwhere also two of her sons were at work in &nbsp; come claim. Between half-past seven and and eight o'clock on the morning of Monday Spooner, who had come down from his farm at Crow Valley some time during Sunday, and.who slept at Burketown on Sunday night we to the residence of his daughter. His wife, seeing him at the gate; went out to speak to him, when he made a violent assault upon her with a stone which be drew front his pocket, having evidently come prepared to commit some dreadful deed. The wife extricating herself ran to a neig...
THURSDAY—OCTOBER 29TH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
Tn1RsnsAY-OcTosaI 23)-r. Before the Police Magistrate..'. TasRL LATi BURGLARY AT LI?RY'S STORE. SMary M'Laughlin, ia young woman, about 20 years of age, was ibrought: up in custody, charged with stealing and felonioulsly reci.iv ing sundry goods.stolen frrnm.the premises of Abraham Levy, of Queanbeyan. Se.rgeant Latimner stated the charge and the nature or the case as detailed in tiie evvidence. Sergeant Latimer, sworn, deposed tliat: on the previous day he sent constables Torpy and Mackenzie to search, with permission. i,?p. pre?' rnises of John Lonenrgan for stolen .r oerty; I prisoner, was residing at Lnnergan's as a ser- I vant ; witness followed the constables shortly afterwards, and saw lying on the kitchen table at Lonergan's a lot. of goods now produced, viz., 2 poplin dresses. 2 dito jackets,-1 striped poplin dress, 2 print dresses, 1 cheinise, 2 petticoats, 1 print jacket (worn by prisoner in court), also, a petticoat, a print, dress;, and a psir-of boots which she wore at...
NOT TO BE CAUGHT BY CHAFF. A STORY BURSTING WITH MORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
NOT, TO BEC0AU4H1 BYT? CHAFF. ;A STORY BURSTINGo WITH MORAL How it came to pass 'that I know as much about poor old uncle Joe, as he was generally called, as I do i miy business only. Ho was always on the: extreme brink of destitution; and within an ace' of making"a' vast fortune.iri He lived perpetually, as it were, upon the raior edge of a watershed, from one side of which the beneficent streams flowed down into a land of milk and honey, and bank balances and. tea-services, and the. general respect of mankind, and from the other side of which darker currents rushed headlong into marshes of impecuniosity, after strug gling through which they emptied themselves into that great stream of Lethe, in which so many hopes and aspirations are ultimately - lost, and in which so many good fellows whose feet have slipped upon the wrong side of the dividing range get drowned and for gotten for ever. Perhaps it was as a fellow dweller among the clouds of that dangerously narrow, though elevated...
RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
RECIPES. To WASU-S;LVEi: PILATE ATRe USE. Put the silver into.a pan of nearly boiling water, with a small piece of sodia if, the water is, hard. R::.ub each.. pieea separately with a soapy flannel..? After soaping replace ?in the pan, and let the silver :remain there till all ,has, been ,soaped. Then -take, it: out, one fork or spoon at a.time,,and dry quickly with a clean 'cloth. Lastly, rub; it with ,a "washleather before it is put .into the plate-basket. i Silver cleaned in this' .way, always looks beautifully" bright, and,'in ,addition, only,. requires, clean ing with~plate-power, as;directed below, once aweek .I ...To. CLEAN PLATE.- Silver washed and kept according to the preceding recipe will be free from grease, .and need not be washed' again before the plate-powder is used. Plate-. powder. is made by, mixing two tablespoonfuls ,of powdered whiting with a teaspoonful of 'rouge... Rouge may be procured from any .good silversmith's... The powder is to he .made into a paste with...
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 31 October 1868
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. (Foun thoe .dustralasiat.) TiE, KrrcnITEN GRDENi.-The weather of the past week has been':remarkably. favour able for =crops of every -desoription, and where attention has been given to thinning out at the proper time, most of 'the root crops will* now 'be past 'all damage. However, "where.:any of the main crops have .failed, more seed should be sown immediately, or where they ,have partially, failed, procure plants, if possible,.. to fill up with. Destroy' slugs with quicklime, .which :should. be. strewn' over the ground 'several nights and mornings in' succession. "-Thin out.advano ing crops of beet to a foot apart, and where the first. crop' may have failed; it. isnot too late to sowanother.; Make ,a sbwing of the' principal varieties of cabbages and cauli flowers :for iplanting out before Christmas, and attend to earthing-up those that were planted.in spring.:.: Continue' to 'prick out" celery. Before finally..' transplanting into trenches, . ma...
THE WAR IN PARAGUAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
THE WAR IN PARAGUAY. The -Brazilians have not yet conquered the little state of Paraguay, which under the Dictator Lopez has so long held them at bay. Yet they have obtained a success, which at the first was announced as a great victory. The fortress of Humaita, which has resisted all their assaults, has at length fallen into their hands. It-was attacked on the 16th June, by General Osorio, with ten thousand men; but under the terrible fire of the Paraguayans,-he was compelled to retreat. But Humaita, being exposed to the iron clads on the river, Lopez has secretly erected new works along the Tobicuary, some fifty or sixty miles inland; and to these he has now withdrawn, prepared to hold them with the same desperate tenacity. Meanwhile the Argentine confederation is tiring of the struggle, and seems disposed to leave the Brazilians to finish it.
THE ALABAMA CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
THE ALABAMA OLAIMS. The Liverpool Mercury has the following statement :-"1 We have, great pleasure in bidding our readers look fora speedy termi nation of the Alabama difficulty. We are infornied that M1tr. Roverdy Johnson, the new envoy, from the United - States, has received 'instructions from ?dr. Seward that all papers and documents hitherto issued with regard to 'the :Alabnmar question have been cancelled bjy his government. He is further! authorised to make such terms with our own government as lie thinks fit.. The spirit' in which' lie will enter upon this under taking was abundantly shown by his speech at Sheffield."
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. Mr. Reverdy Johnson, the newly appointed minister of the United States, has been visiting.Mr. Disraeli, at Hughenden Manor. He has also been entertained at the Outlers' Feast at Sheffield; and his conciliatory words spoken on that occasion have been accepted as an omen of good relations. Not equally judicious was Mr. Roebuck, who, unableuto restrain the "tear 'em " nature, launched into strong language against the `corruptions of America, and described, that country as a receptacle of "a tide of cor ruption ; a feculent torrent of almost all the vice and turbulence of Europe." He depicted " the wild Irishman, the fiery Frenchman, the assassinating Italian, and .the dumb founded Spaniard, all going out in one mass, and wishing to fulfil' their expectations in the mind of America. And this," exclaimed Mi*. Roebuck, "we are free from." Nothing. "could have been in worse taste. Mr. John son, a day. or two after, in thanking the mayor and corporation for an address'pre ...