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POST OFFICE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
POST OFF'ICE:.. 1'cvia9);Y`(~n-lungrIudoIre)-i~Mnday., Thursday (xut (ruru)Welrdav, atd Eleetar 111 lth pailslt Six pm.'u Fr'om COOMA .ýMommdy V.cWbeidaey, ,and Saturday, at I'rina'AI\IY6E, }t'c1\ edu O 1ILla ad Lorturday at Eight nm.t ':Tn SlYD\L:. (vat Bunt iuldoi't) -Mound. icedimwtla, and - in da~, at slmeaii (vtia .Guntaron),-Sunday tanl Thursday, at "_,'. .,c.:it:: '"!,. Six, a.mh.-. 2'ocClO(1tA;.-Monndny Thursday, and Satnwday, at Noon $`To LA).OaN,-Stul iyi: inl I'laiiradmu, at 'lhrc pn.m
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
WEDNESDAY, DECEM)10ER 18. In the Legislative Council, The Tobacco Duties Bill, and the River Murray Customs Amendment Bill, were taken through committee without amendment. The report of the committee of the whole on the Sale of Liquors Licensing was adop ted The bill was then ordered to be read a third time the following day. Some other bills having been advanced a stage, the House adjourned. In the Legislative Assembly, In answer to Mr. Daniel, Mr. Cowper said that a map of the colony would be published next month. A great deal of the business being post poned, the House went into committee of supply, and made considerable progress with the estimates. Finally at eleven minutes past three o'clock the House was counted out.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
FnIDAY, DECEMBER 20. ?- thLegislative Assembly, .o :S aker reported the receipt of a mes v. the Legislative Council, intimating I tia th vThad made certain amendments in I ti %.1 ,ans Bill, and inviting the concur r xrou of the Assembly therein. Messag'" :ere.1 "t. notified, intimating that the Com:c hia. pa d other bills without amen'" ::i:L. :-r. Beaker also reported that ' iýv, ½., had resigned his se'. io Shouth. vco, wh;bh;.on the motior o_ o`9Lr tiara declared vacant. The A)iourned debt a t; i - L an re a i( lu,'.' S .cting t't -et-i± .. .U Oftili ru. `ee1 Newca!te, of Y"r 26tt.h tiber a rv si ned by Mr* *:a .' , Wh: co7teha IA 'ther wa 1 i .""" ýifn to' ':-f y("i . t on,":' tines to sep. .'t;oa: (f the\Yw E:g ..d r.jaw u distrk'i: iner; fuI e f! ; not really desires `-y tie Johh .i' and that any furt. I dig. .ft i e colony was to be &lt;p Lc T t7em i' in'question would re ivo ri Government all the a0k`,, . ti were fairly entitled.H p ing as an amendment-64;" :,i '! :'...
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
TnunsDAY, DECEMiBEn 19. IIn the Legislative Assembly, On the motion of Mr. Cowper, the House ~went into committee to consider the Police Regulation Bill. Clause 1, repealing previous enactments; and £Cause 2, defining the terms of this Act, were postponed. An amendment in the 3rd clause, which Mr. Cowper proposed, to the effect that the superintendence of the police should be en ttrusted to the Inspector-General, «under the direction of the Colonial Secretary," excited an animated discussion on the general princi ples of the bill, as well as in reference to the amendment. The clause ,as amended, was carried without division. . Clause 17 was postponed. Clauses 4 to 21 were passed with slight amendments. A long discussion ensued on the provision to provide a_ superannuation fund. On a division that the Chairman leave the chair, only nineteen, members were' present. The House resumed, and adjourned at ten minutes before one o'clock, till three o'clock next day.
COOMA QUARTER-SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
COOMA QUARTER-SESSIONS. At these sessions, which commenced on the 16th instant. Michael Itowen was indicted for stealing from the person of Matthew Galloway £8. The jury found the prisoner guilty, and he was sentenced to six months' to Goulburn gaol with hard labour, and the prosecutor to tweuty-four hours in Cooma lock-up,Tfor ap pearing in a state of intoxication. Geoffrey Bobbin was indicted for stealing a pair of boots, the property of William Ross, of Cooma. Mr. Freestone defended the pri soner. The jury found the prisoner guilty, and, in consequence of his previous good character, he was sentenced to one month's imprisonment in Cooma lock-up. David Delves of Nimitybelle, and Bryce Reed of the same place, his servant, were indicted for stealing a heifer, the property of Edward Ivill. Mr. Gannon appeared for the prisoners. The defendant Delves is mail contractor at Nimitybelle and a squatter of liberal means. The evidence was very volu minous, several witnesses being called, bot...
GUNDAROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
GUNDAROO. 1rom a rCorrespondent. CRTKcET.-On Thursday next we are to have a visit from- onu'Ginindcrra neighbours; Boxing-day is to see the return match played between our cricketers and the Gininderraites. No doubt it will be a lively game. However 1 expect our visitors will have the best chance, for from what I can learn, they have been practising for the especial purpose of being prepared to give us a severe castigation, while our own cricketers have been very dilatory, of whom only a few are at home, and these do not come up to practice, so that we shall be anything but prepared, unless it is to get a good dressing. SALE.-Last Thursday we had a sale of household furniture at the residence of Mr. WV. II. Davis, who is about to depart for Sydney to reside there. His furniture which was very good; obtained exceedingly high prices. The great cry in Gundaroo at present is "No money;" but if I may judge from the quantity sold, and the prices obtained, I must say there must be money so...
Parliamentary. [?] DECEMBER [?] [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
li the & o~r ýive dutmbly, ° rg re 1.. went into comroittee of slptdy. .£zi fo ~£r dve vArtir oxpensos 01 th~ elec tir i '.R i`SP imatt we vot d ater ;I Utna.: the ild owca uh e item £10,718 for he li " w .. n -t " the salary of ,the cii am roads, £700, being an incre .o on the pre vious year, was re red i. J, by fifteen to nine. Mr. Piddington. then roved that it be reduced to one shilling, which was virtually a motion for the abolition of the office. The reduction was carried by twenty-two to twenty. The i'emsainder of the item passed. /£70,700 were granted for the," construction and maintenance" of. imain roads by thirty two to two. The next item of £100,000 for further ex penditure on the main roads was struck out abouv division.. Arnold moved that £60,000 "to be ,: )y loan," be granted for a number of tem was carried. `. Arnold moved that £5225 . be granted n° d olonial architect's department. Mr ?iiddington moved that the chairman )T ~i progress, and ask leave t4 sit a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
on the site of b ow ANN OP 'TY isof fored tý PtAUMF purchasil goods of superior qunb#y, at extremely low prices. BATHS.--PiC'SoM er baths. complete, from £5 10s.; I1aadtto, from 3/6; Sponge ditto, from 18/.; 'fip and sitz ditto, trom 25/. Slipper ditto from 40/.; Children's ditto from 10/6; .Foot 'hitto, from 6/6; Toilet sets, from 25/.; Portablcwashstands, from 25/.;. Best Turkey sponge, 1/9 per oz. Also, Lyons sausage machines, No. 2, 35/.; No. 3, 45/.; No. 5, 75/. ENAMELLED WARE, consisting of Saucepans, stewpans, preserviug pans,.Spit toons, &c., &c. Fenders, of various kinds; Copper coal seut tles, from 25/., &c., &c., &c. PLATED GOODS, from Elkington's, ;J. ; Dixon & Son's, and other best Shltlielda manufactures. An opportunity is now presented to the public of selecting and purchasing, from the largest collection in the colony, PLATED TYA FE OF TIllH BEST D ,SCRIPTION, and most elegant designs, and for which this establishment h...
ENGLISH JOCKEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
E]NGLI S TTh'c Ki Y S. Prom Baily's .1Aqgazin. VIEWED in all its brancbes, the lifeof a jockey durii g nine nionths out of. the twelve, flnow the people have taken to race in November, must be admitted to lbe a very bad one; for however the mental powers of those engiged in iAher callings are taxed, they have t conso lation a't least of knowing ,t no ui post is laid upon.the' gratification of their stomachs; andldovided they have means, they cad indulge themselves without fe/ of the consequences. Wherenajir the poor jockey, he is com pelled1,Ath the appetite of a Dondo, to assume the ascetism of a hermit. And yet, on the whole, the life of a popular jockey is not without its charms, for he is courtedf'by all ranks of society, from the peer of the renhi, who- fills his cigar case, dPWlJiftothe licensed victualler, who. sliaild he -hie ta er to ninisesi ,une, found in silk dresse Cesarewiches, Ches ter Cups, and Cainbridgeshires, and his -boys are never iii wants of godfathers. In sho...
COTTON CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
COTTON CU LTYTION 1' :Frm tlice Yeomfaan` .t._.. ALTiloueir this colony'isl geuerally; adapted to the cultiv tioh of cotton, it is believed that there uiei several lochities chiefly fin- Eastern (Gipps Lacl anid on the .upper Murray, whelie it niilit be grown successfully. 1lh©ollaowing particulars respecting the groth of the.cotton plant:. we, extiatfrt omn the Tamworth .Exami nD) as they coiitain* much general information: ' Raiuny Seasoin.-Wet years are generally bad crop years. The:heavy rains aiid.too much grass are poison -ois to cotton, and one- generally folb 1ow:the other. In wet years a great deal. oflinglly-ditchlid land produces but little cothn On rich soils the ;planit grows; goo; 'iuch to weed, and a large -pprtion is spoiled from the labnourers'bliiig over cropped, for, as thecropRbecomes grassy, they plough sindfs6ciape from the cotton until a drough 1setsin, and the crop suffers b5efore &i can be lilled again. Late Sumnmer rains or those occurring in Jui ei...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
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QUEANBEYAN HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
QUEANBEYAN HOSPITAL COM MITTEE. A meeting , of the committee t the above society was held on Monday last, in the Court House, J. J. Wright, Esq., in the chair. From a minute read by the secretary it appeared that the" usual quarterly meeting, -which should have been held early. in October last,. lapsed owing to the paucity of atten dance on the occasion, there being not a suf 1 cient number of the committee present to form aqquorum for the despatch of business. After a careful examination `of the hospital accounts, on the motion of Mr. W. O'Neill, seconded by Mr. D. Jordan, the total amount, £20 8s., for the quarter ending 30th Septem ber, 1861, was passed unanimously. A discussion then arose respecting an al leged irregularity in the admission of a patient named Mulligan, who it appears was a ser vant of Mr. Hall's, of Charnwood, and had been sent. by that gentleman to the Treasurer of the society, to take the necessary steps. for admission into the hospital. The Treasurer not bein...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
0n ~ ila.ý TOt on *3 j 110A.nt be toth ie Lq QUEANBEYAN AGENCY. ICTORIA FIRE and Mý7 RINE INSURANCE COMPANY. (Estoablishied in Mlelbourne 189.)j": SYiNEY BRANCH Pitte po herltltieete.Se fol paic Accumulated and Insted Cpta 00 SYDwNY BoAUD orfDInEcOTOR sh AUEANB. AGE'I EsY. _ - SPECIAl FEATURES. M th AMPLE SECURITY MODERATE RATES N. OF PRE~MIUM, and tlhe LIBERAL AD. v1i JUSTMENT and PROMPT ESTTLE- ly MENT OF.CLAIMIS. Forms of aplication may be ob4nd , and ' nsuranccum pioinptly efeted, on application0 to s'ABRAHAM LEVY tol no DUNTROON WIND1ITILJZT. f r '; JOHN GREGORYin' THAs pleasurein JIL . announcing that 01 thE above Mill has jt Bil been putt into. thorough a woidng order, and, that he is nowpiepied to turns ..rms of.appliout Flour in any quanti - p o tics, and upon the short v est notice. Flour cxc ctnBd for wheat, if required, in qu'tity and quality such as shall afford the utmost satisfaction. Grinding 1/ der bushel. [A CAUD.]] HAROLD M. DAVIS, IiA.Ž D~ A&G]ENT , Gd IN...
SCRIPTURAL GEOLOGY. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
SCRIPTURAL GEOLOGY. F_ (Continued). Ix'the visible creation we find signs and proofs of design,. bind such, wonderful adaptation to I the place which each is intended to occupy, itud such a chain of connection binding them all together as one whole, the produce of one universal mind, that universal assent must be given to Natural Theology, and ascribe the creation of all things to God. Resting firmly on this ground, as to refuse, in toto, the ad mission of such elements as are only the result of accident or chance we cannot but ascribe God alone the origin of all things, and to him alone ascribe these properties abd laws, both of matter and lif. which are implanted in each other, according to its kind, and keep eachin its own place, and enable it to discharge its appointed functions. Since the truths of Natural Theology, placed by Paley and others on grounds so distinct as.to be beyond reasonable doubt or cavil, the disbeliever in an intelligent Creator is only deserving of a place ...
EPITOME OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
)EPITOME OF .NEWAS. (From our Contemporaries.) The Empress of the Seas was burnt to the water's edge at Melbourne Head' Her cargo of wool and tallow was destroyed, but 20,000 ounces of gold were saved. It is somewhat singular that within a short time thl'ee vessels have been destroyed by fire bearing the unfor tunate names of Sovereign of the Seas, Prince of the Seas, and Empress of Seas. A frightful accident occurred at sea on hoard the Oregon, from San Francisco, to two girls, the captain's daughters, who were drawing off rum in the store room, when the spirits took fire, and the cask exploded. Both lived some time, but expired in frightful torments.: From Saturday's Herald, it appears that an application having been made to the Supreme Court, a fresh inquest was ordered, the for mer verdict reversed, and Miss Loftus was buried by Dean Cowper, the Bishop of Sydney and Mrs. Barker being present . A sum of £210 is to be voted to the exten sion of the Clyde road, via Little Bombay to...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
BIRTH. On the 25th instant, at her residence, Quean- beyan, Mrs WALTER SCRIVENOR, of a son &nbsp; MARRIED. On the 19th instant, at St. John's Church, Canberra, by the Rev. A D. Soares, assisted by the Rev. P. G. Smith, ANTHONY SEXTON FREESTONE, Esq., solicitor, Queanbeyan, eld- &nbsp; est son of Anthony George Freestone, of St. Margaret's, South Elmham, Suffolk, England, to FRANCES, eldest daughter of Wm. Foxton Hayley, Esq , J.P., surgeon, of the Oaks, Queanbeyan.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 26 December 1861
Queanbeyan Hospital Society. T HE Public Annual GeneralMeet ing of the above Society will be held on! Thursday, the 2nd January, 1862, at three o'clock in the afternoon, at the Court-house, for the purpose of auditing th' accounts ol" the past year, appointing a committeq of mnaIxcgaomn* for -1900, .ad--.rncaotiag ani1 other matters connected with the society. By order of the Committee, R. MEHEGAN, Secretary. December 24th, 1861. ?resbyterian Church. AT a Mnting of Presbyterians, held at the i.lmsnll Inn, Queanbeyan, on Thursday, the 19rv December, 1861, it was resolved, 1. That immediate steps a taken for the erection of a Presbyterian Churol1 at Quean beynn, and that Agents be apointed in various parts of the District to " collittsub scriptions. . 2. That Dr. Morton be appointed Treasti rer, to receive all collections, and lodge the same in the Queanbeyan Bank., ANDREW MORTON, Queanbeyan, .Chairman. 21st December, 1861. Reading Room. NOTICE is hereby given, that a Meeting of the S...
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 — 26 December 1861
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. Sir,--Referring to the police report in your issue of the 5th instant, I find my name embla- &nbsp; zoned and becoming as familiar as household words, for no other crime than being NON COMPOS &nbsp; MENTIS. Men from every country have their peculiar way of expressing and showing friendship, as for instance, in my father's country a man will "meet with a friend and for love knock him &nbsp; down," and you by exposing faults, with friendly motives I presume, knock down with your pen. Of the two methods the former appears the more tasteful, for this reason, having your friend before you, you can return any practical compliments, and consequently there can be no time lost. Whatever your motive may be, I know not, in thus showing up and exposing--for this particular &nbsp; charg...