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LATE NEWS BY THE MAIL. (Translated for the S. M. Herald from the Gazette du Midi, the Courrier de Marseilles, and the Nouvelliste of the 13th of September.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
LATE NEWS BY THE MAIL. (Transulted for the A. M. Herald frao thea Gazette dio the Conrrier de Marseilles, and the Nouveti ate of the 13th S f September.) The Gazette du Midi states that Qiueen: Victoria embarked at Cherbourg on Friday morning, the 11th of September, on her return to England from. Switzerland. The' Emperor of France and the Prince Tmperial, on the same morning, left the camp at Chalons and returned to Fontainbleau. Lord Lyone, the English ambassador had (according to the Courrier de Marseilles) also been staying a day or two at Chalons. The Courrier of the same date (13th of September) also etates that Colonel Vassart, one of the military attaches to the French embaesy at Vienna, had boon eummoned by the Emperor Napoleon to the camp at Chalons. There it is stated that he made a full report upon the state of the re organisation of the Austrian army, and that his re port was favourable. Colonel Vassart was to go to Italy before he returned to Vienna. At. do Villomessan...
FALSE TELEGRAM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
FALSE TELEGRAM. I roforrod last - month to a telegram, pull. lihhed i London six~ iweksa go;,announcing the discovery; of a ,seamnof copper in the Yudanamutana mines, t' the- richest the world had ever scon-richer than the ]3urra Burra.": This kindled a fever of excitement, and the shares went up to £6. The victims now discover that they have been swindled, the last mail bringing no tidings to warrant such a representation. An investigation is demanded, that the concoctor of the telegram and his confederates may be suitably pun wished: The shares have fallen to 3k, and will no doubt go much lower. TILE TRENCI-AMERICAN TELEORAPHIC CABLE. The subscription list of the French Atlan tic Telegraph Company was closed on the 26th August last, :both in London and Paris, and the application is represented as being completely successful.' ,,Some doubts were at first expressed. as .to the. heartiness of the response in France, owing partly to the ex citement in regard to the, Imperial loan, and...
The Age. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
SATURDAY, .AOYVEBER 7th, 1868. ANOTiER reconstruction of the Cabinet has led to a delay of sit weeks in the-ad ministration of the'affairs of -the colony, arid which, at the present period, seems veiy inopportune; and a still further de lay -will take place in the event of any of the newly fledged being rejected by their: constituencies -an event we need scarcely anticipate. As matters stand, thena we cannot reasonably expect that the-esti mates for the coming year-will be passed before OChistmas, nmuci:to the detriment of the public service. qhistircumstajice has before occurred,: and. a motion for three -months' supplies cutrried in lieu thereof.. It seems to us that -as these. dilliculties so-often occur at -or near tie end.of' a year; they -might in' fuittire -be got rid of liy voting the supplies, 'iiy,, frorn May to'Mhy in each year, and thus: abolish the objectionable and growing practice of voting a three months' supply to meet emergencies. Again, it is' just possible that t...
APPALLING ACCIDENT TO A MAIL TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
APPALLING ACCIDENT TO A MAIL TRAIN. (From an English paper.) IT. may be remembered that on August -25th,;-1861,' a frightful collision took place in the Clayton tunnel, by which twenty-three persons lost their lives, and one hundred and seventy-six were seriously injured. Since that day no railway accident in this country has been attended with such a loss of life as that which took place on the London and north-western line on Thursday afternoon, August 20th. The circumstances surround ing it mark this catastrophe as one of the most awful which has ever been recorded in Great Britain. The Irish limited mail, leav ing London at 7.15 a.m., passed Abergele (Pensarn station) in safety about one o'clock; a goods train had - passed half an hour before. Beyond' Llanddulas a portion of a goods 'train to Holyhead became detached and ran back'down the incline, meeting the mail-train, which was then proceeding at about thirty miles an hour. ' There is' a ,curve near at. hand,' and the driver ...
PROMOTIONS TO THE BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
PROMOTIONS TO TUE 3ENOII. Brought to the subject of promotions, lot me add that the three additional judges ap-, pointed under the new Bribery Act are Mr. Serjeant Hayes to the Court of Queen's Bench, the Solicitor-General to the Common Pleas, and Mr. Cleasby, Q.C., to the- Ex chequer. Conservative hands are extraor dinary. The Daily News publishes a com plete list of the appointments of the last two years. Including two 'new lord-chan cellors in England and two in Ireland, twenty-seven equity and common-law judges have been created-the 'value of whose judicial offices represents a total sum 'pf £150,000 a-year.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
EIoGLowVsAI. OINTS T ,AND iLLS. -ores., Wounds, end Ulcers.-Every variety of sore, ulcer, erup tion boil, carbuncle is safely stopped in its des tructive course by the timely application of this heal iing ointment. It arrests unnesilthy- and stibstitues healthy action, thus curing the inflamed, irritable, and spreadiig diseases affecting the skin. Holloway's ointment has gained an imperishable lame far its facility in healing old inflammatory sores about the, shins and andes, and for had legs and old wounds it. cannot be equalled; nor is it less efficacious, in gathering breasts and abscesses. When the com plaint has been of long continuance, Holloway's pills will expedite recovery if taken in those doses which act as alternatives on the stomach and tonics on the constitution. THE GROVER AND BAKER S.. t. CO., MANUFACTURERS .OF Lock Stitch and Elastic Stitch S E WI WQ 0- = Aa C I wTr aS % ITH great satisfaction announce that ". they have recently.had the honour of sup-, plying two of...
General Summary. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
O5Litthtlt i S3 lttlpll. The Goulhurn Herald reminds its readers that the operation of the present Stump Duties Act will cease.on the 31st-December next.-.James Connors, of lBunraby, near Gnilburn, has been tiiund drowned ina -waterbole at Chatsbury.-Strawberries two inches in length.and four inches round were lately gathered in Mr T'. COlls's garden at Yass.-Mr 1'. Barber, of tlieYass mills, has been manufacturing silk-dressed maize meal equal in every respect to the. corn-flour made up in patent packages.---t isinten ded to place-a peal of flie bells in the tower of St Clement's church at Yass.-On last Friday Messrs Healy and Pitman's . bay. and corn store, Yass, were burnt to the ground.-Another railway accident has occurred to the goods train on the Western railway. Sixteen trucks have been .smashed -Mr Wentworth returns to the colony by the December mail.-Two wnaguns lately.passed through Yass having thirteen tons on them.-Charles Bvrnes has been. fiued.£5 and costs by the Tumu...
THURSDAY—NOVEMBER 5TH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
THURSDAY-NOVEMBER 5-vn. Before the Police Magistrate. OBSCENE LANGUAGE.-Thomas Fitzpatrick wias again brought up in custody charged with this offence, and-being convicted was in de fault of paying a fine of ten shillings, sen't to jail for three days. SMALL DEBTS COURT.-Last Tuesday wns the usual bi-mronthly sittings of the above court. The list of cases comprised orily a few claims fur debt of ordinary character. QUEANBEYAN HOSPITAL.-A ,special com mittee meeting of the hospital was held -last Tuesday, Mr George Campbell, president? of the institution, in the chair, besides whom th e following gentlemen were present:-Dr Mor ton and Mr J. J. Wright, the Rev Mr Snares, Messrs. Gale, Parr,, Sindel, and the secretary. The first bnsiness 'was the passing of the histt quarter's accounts-a.duty that -should have been.discs arged earlier in-the quarter had"o'dt the ordinary meeting lapsed The resolution of a previous meeting to the effect that' the ruiles of the irstitutiin bseprinted, was...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
Sl Wit : tLLA AIxlvwarm - ATrfoubuS 1 GENERAL.-\Ve (Empire) have much satis. faction in announcing that Si- William lan ning, Q.C.; lias accepted office as.Attorney GeneralunderMiRobertson's Administration i but without a seat in the Cabinet. This important and responsible office is thus, at last; made a non-political one, as it ought to I be; and we have not the slightest doubt that the benefit of the change will soon be , made a apparent, in the administration, of public justice. The great experience and I legal skill of Sir William Manning must stamriphis appointment with the seal of public approbation, and beget it degree of confidence i which had not before existed. The new Attorney-General has long ago filled with honour the highest legal offices, even to that of a Judge of the Supreme Court; and his acceptance of the pos.t he now holds is a subject for general congratulation. A-CtUEL Hoatx.-Oo Wednesday, a hoax of the most disgraceful nature waspipe petra ted on AMr E.Wjillii...
Original Poetry. THE CHRISTIAN'S CHART AND BEACON [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 November 1868
THE CHRISTIAN'S CHART AND BEACON O'ER a trackless waste of rolling waves Her way a lone barque cleaveth, While a fierce tornado round her raves And high the white foam heaveth : With spread chart in hand, see the captain stand, Tracing her track 'mong the sunken shoals Marked by the comb of the boiling foam That o'er the treach'rous sunk reef rolls. Like a huge sea-bird, poised on the crest Of a mighty wave, she rides; Or, swift as an arrow loosed from its rest, Adown the trough she glides; Still cleaving her way through the storm-lash'd spray Holdintg her course through the tempest's roar, Whither dense palm groves fringe the white-beach'd coves Of some far, far-off but wished-for shore. Sombre and ominous looms the rack Of the night-storm gathering dark, And the lightning's flash illumes the track Of the toiling storm-tossed barque, As with steady course she baffles the force Of the tempest in its angry might And steers for the shore through the surf's loud roar, Guided to port by...
SECOND DAY—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
SECOND DAY-MONDAY. The meeting was brought to a close on Monday, with a fair attendance of the public, and an excellent day's sport. The number of people on the course was considerably greater than it was on Saturday, and the racing was almostas good. For the Corinth ian Cup the field was reduced to two, Flirt and Comet, the former being the winner. The Maiden Plate was considered a nice little certainty for the Earl; but Kaizer upon this occasion proved too much for him, and the representative of the "yellow and black" had to be content with second place. Kaizer, by the way was ridden by Ramsay, who had recovered marvellously quick from the severe fall which he had on Saturday. The boy was loudly cheered as he returned to scale. For the Free Handicap Italian had been the reigning favourite at even money, until he was displaced yesterday by Karoola, about whom people took 5 to 4 freely. Grvey Moms, and even the Moor, found supporters; but Young Mormon was alnost friendless, and even...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
YASS. Wheat, 4a 6d to 19 (d per ? n?hel ' Flour. lne. £15 per ton : seconds, £14": Bran, 1s. per bushel "Pollard. not qunted Maize. 3S to .S 64 per htshel . Oats. 83 a? to s dGil per bushe l ' ". Barley. 24 6d to 8q Od per bushel Hay, £2 15O to £8 per ton Butter, fresh. 10d per lb. Cheese,; 6 to 74d per lh. Racon. Off to 8d per lb. Eggs, 91 la1 per dozen Potatoes, Seto 4s per cwt. Hides. saited. 4s to Ss Gd each; tresh, '7s to OR 64 each Sheepklns, s4 d to 54 per lh. UMPOUNDED at Buntendore, on the 2nd of November, 1868. from Gidleigh; sum due at date of notice, 5s each : Black horse, near hind foot white, star, pulled tail. like CO or GO upside down near shoulder, 5 years nld. 15 hands high. Bay mare, like CS off sholder, aged, 141 bands high. Chestnut hore, broken, pulled tail, like TE over MC near shoulder, y sideways near neck, 6 years old, 15 hauds high. Bay mare, star, broken. RC or RG near seolder. little white near hind heel, aged, 141 hands high, Brown horse, star, off hind...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
VICTORIA. WE have had an opportunity of examining a new building material named made-stone by the inventor,. Mr. J. E. Butler, architect, Emerald-hill. The brick appears to combine within itself the elements of strength and durability, so much so as natural stone. It will probably prove a cheap and substantial sub stitute for stone or brick. According to the opinion of the inventor neither sound nor damp can penetrate it, and its strength increases with its age, as. it speedily attains a rook-like hardness.: It will also have the tadvantage of ehoapnes, ma the ot of build ing with it willbe fully forty per cent. cheaper than with brick. The increasing importance of the subject of the takeall, which is so largely devastating the crops in some parts of the country, has induced the council of the board of agriculture to offer a prize of £50 for the best practical treatise on the matter, devoted' specially to an inquiry into the causes of the disease and its most practical remedy. The e...
SYDNEY. ETTERSHANK, EAGLESTONE, & Co's REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
SYDNEY. ETTERSHANK, E AGLESTON E,& Co's REPORT Fat Cattle.-A large supply brought forward dur ine the week, mostly of medium to inferior quality. Prices receeded fully 20s per head, but there is every prospect of the market rallying again very shortly, as really good quality cattle are scarce. We quote beat beef at from 20s to 22s 6d per 100 lb. Fat Sheep.-There is little or no change to note. The supply to hand is quite up to the requirementsof the trade, the wales throughout were slow. Really good quality wethers brought fully late rates; but on the whole, thl?re was no perceptible difference in the prices Qnnlations-Good to prime wethers. in the wool. 10s 6d to 1 is 6d: medium ditto. 8s to as. Store Cattle.-There is a good demand for well-bred lots for Victoria. and inquiries northward are more numerous, especially for breeding herds. We have buyers for small lots suitable for papdocks Quotations unchange Store Shb ep.-we have placed severol large lots under offer. hlutes...
GOULBURN. F. S COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
GOULBURN. F. 8 CO EN AND CO.'S IRPORT. Wheat. Ba 9d per bushel Flour, fine, £16 to £17 per ton; secondS' £15 to £16 Pollard. Is 84 per bushel Bran. Is per bushel Bread, 3;d to 4dd the 2-lb. loaf Maize, 8s to s 3dt per bushel Barley, 3s per bushel Oats, 4s to 40 14d ner bushel Hay, £3 15s to £4 per ton Straw. £2 per ton Buttcr, fresh, 91 to is per lb.; salt, 4d.to6"". Ci Cheeose. 4d per lb. Bacon, 3d to 4d per lb. Eggs, 9d to Is per dozen Potatoes, B? 6d per cwt; good wanted Onions. 4d per lb. Fat Cattle, prime and weighty, £7; good, £5: plain, £4 Store Cattle, two to six years, £2 15s to £8 5 Fat Wetbers. 10s to 11e i : Store Sheep, 5s to 6e Pigs 34d to 4d per lb. Beef (retail). 3d per th. Mutton (retail). 3d per lb. Tallow. beef, £20 to £24 per ton; mutton, £308 Hides. fns to 8s earh Sheepskins, 8d to 5d per lb. Wool, 8d to 10d per lb; greasy, 8d to6d
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
BRAIDWOOD. Flour, 'ne,'£17 per ton: sec.nde,i £16 Wheat, 5, 6d to 6s per bushel Bread, 64 the 2-lb. loaf Bran, 10d per bushel Maize, 4s 6d to s 041 per bushel Oats, 4s 64 to 5s6d per bushel . Barley, 4e perbushel Potatoes, £4 to £5 per ton Hay, oaten, £4 10s to £? per ton Cheese, 7d to 84 per lb. Bacon, Gd per I h. Butter, fresh, lid to Is per lb.; Eggs, 9d to 10d per dozen
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
- Day of.s da Days ot ne. wee. Mout Sun rises Sun sets -Age. L&TURDAY:.. ,. ov4 4 53 ...6 37:. . .UNDAY -....,. ..., 15 452 .6 837 ; WsUNDAY ... 4 68; UES1)AY .... 17 451 639 IDi)NES ?AY. ...; 18 ,4.0:: 6:40. ," 3: IIUISD . ' ..... ',1 4 50. 6 41: .4, ItIlDAY... .., '0 4'50 6,4 . ooi, s PASE; tew.Moon, on Satnrlay, the 14th, at Oh. Om. p.m.
COMMERCIAL. "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
U COMMERCIAL. *o Asc " OfBe, Priday eveiang. The following may be taken uas the current prioes of the present week: Flour, per ton... fine £16 0 0 iiao £15 0 0 Wheat, perbusbel.. 0 4 6 to 0 6 0' Bran, per bshel...... O 1 0 ,, 0 0 Oats ..................... 0 8 6 ,, O 0 0 Barley ................. 0 8 6 ,, ;'. 0 0 Maize ...............0 8 0 , 0 8 8 Hay, per ton...;..... 8 O 0 ,, 0 4 0 Potatoes,perewt,new 0 .d 6 ,, -0 4 0 Butter, per lb ....0..: 00 8' ,, 0! 1 0 Bacon, perlb. ......... 0 0: 6-. , ,, 0 0 0 Cbhese,per lh.(none) 0 0 ? ,, 0 0 0 Eggs, perdozen ...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 .0
A GOVERNESS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 November 1868
A G.OElRNESSi ;WANTED.' o ,idj " Oun governess left.us, dear brother, " ;i eti : Last night in astrange fitiof,pique,, : -, Will ydu kindly'eseok'oit for another P We' wanther at latest next' wBeek i' .! 1 :' l But I'll give you wafow plain credentials?t ;'i The bargain with speed to completeo;.,;nl,,,; it* Take a pn-just 'set ddwni'the esseitials, And begin at the top of the sheet l £' ; 'i "With easy and modest deoision. R'' :: e She over must move, act, and speak;. ,: ., Sh' must undersitand French with precision, Italian, and Latin; and Greek ;:; ;-ti ., She must play the piano divinely,'. Excel on'the harp and the lute, Do all sorts of needlework finely, And make feather flowers aind wax friiit. ' ` "She must answer all queries directly, .. , And all scienceswell understand, Paint in oil, sketch from nature correctly, And writo.German text and shorthand;; She must sing with power, silence, and sweetness,' Yet'for concerts must riot sigh at all; She must dance with ethereal flee...