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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
VICTORIA. /From tie Mtlbourne AOus.) A CORRESPONDEtNT asks us-now that snakes and snake-bites are once more in full newspaper season whether sulpburous acid taken internally has ever been tried as a remedy in cases of snake-poisoning. We are unable to answer the question. The reason given for asking it is, that a kangaroo-dog, the pro perty of the writer, was bitten by a snake in the cheek, which swelled, while the dog was seized with vomiting and showed signs of paralysis, and the eyes hecame glazed. In this state, a teaspoonful of sulphurous acid, two wine-glasses of brandy, and one of castor-oil, mixed, were given to the animal. For three days it was in a very distressing state, and unable to move its limbs. It then began to recover, and now hunts with the rest of the pack as usual. A aschool-house for the use of the aboriginal chil-' drenat the Rama Yuk mission station is now being built by subscription in the neighbourhood. Large. quantities of fish from the Murray are boing de...
Local and District News. QUEANBEYAN GENERAL SESSIONS. MONDAY—NOVEMBER 23RD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
lB)FORE his Hoanouir 4t ist'rt Juot'i i'Farland, ch irin ian. W; . 1.rTemiplet inE i,.1..~tisecoted for i the Crown, t;nu dhi other proflosaiouiia ge-i . tlemen presoht were--vi vlh, I r 'I Scarvell, Mr , aiC'r, an l r ',i 'i-eatponoe. The busiiess of the fss'ita s ca ,rioigicead shortly afta- lO t m. T'hi proscuti olis were conducted ini the foiowing 'rde:-' U SL'ArrYI; ft;. _ .I Y i iS cjJh.r TC; ,II._ Thomnas. 3iatuty, -:odi idiitcl ta.- iohav tng,. at the Goigon;s; on t hOl 1 tlo). ct ýOctlbwr aol dfiully ti tld naliciousld k'lilled ui p , the property of Jiohii 1 'Fggari The plisnocri was detend 1 by Mr :3S 'vell, and-pleaded not guiii. : The Croon IProsecutor havin. staied the facts to the jiiivry cailled John FRiagan, who stated thai it hi.e wai farmer living; at the t -Go'rci _n'-3 v k priw o ncr, who ilso lived ia the1- Geong-. On the 11th f ':Occtber .last witness own d clevionpig i l:rimig et largtei togetader in the bush near the ia s on-rtli; lnihili adjoins that of win...
LECTURE ON LIFE ASSURANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
LECTURE ON LIFE ASSURANCUE. (From the Goutburn Herald.) ON Monday evening Mr. B. Short, the Sydney agent of the Australian Mutual Provident Society, delivered a lecture in the hall of the Goulburn Mechanics' Institute on the subject of Life Assur ance. Admission was free. The chuir was taken by the Rev. William Sowerby. The hall was well filled, there being probably not less than four hun dred persons present. The Chairman, in introducing the lecturer, men tioned that his own life had been assured for the last twenty-two years; he had paid in premiums within £200 of the amount of his policy; but notwith standing he was thorouchly satisfied that he could not have done better. Some years ago he had him self delivered a lecture on Life Assurance, which was the first of the kind in Goulhburn, and since then he had had the pleasure of listening to another delivered in that hell by a young man a native of the town. The Lecturer then came forward, and after express ing his pleasure at seei...
ABOLISHMENT OF NEWSPAPER POSTAGE. TEN GUINEA PRIZE ESSAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
SABOLISHMENT. OF NEWSPAPER POSTAGE. TEN OUINEL'A PRIZE ESSAY. Let it be impressed upon your minds-let it be in stilled into your ohildren, that the liberty of the press is the palladium of all the civil, political, and religious rights of an Englishman.-Junius. To tieo Editor of theo Tortland Guardian. Smnt,-Ten guineas has been placed in my hands to be given either in cash, or its value in any other form, to the author of the best essay calculated to prove that the tax charged =for the transmission of newspapers should be abolished. Competitors can adduce any arguments they may think proper. Whether it is a tax onithe promulgation of knowledge, or a premium to ignorance and vice, whether it tends to the disbandment of printers, or encourages an " enlargement of gaols; whether it harmonizes to encourage the rpulpit, and neutralize their efforts by taxing the press; whether it is absurd to send lecturers to Great Britain to encourage "immigration, and lay an embargo on the fourth est...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
COMMEIRUIAL. The money market is quiet; the supply exceeds the demand. Discount is at 1) to l0. Tenders are invited for £400,000 of the Boouth Australian loan. The Victorian loan, it is antici pated, will be successful. Colonial Government Securities.-Victorian sizes, January-July, 113, 114; ditto, April-October, 110, 111. New South Wales, fives, 1871-73, January July, 100 to 102; ditto, fives, 1888-95, January July, 98) to 09k0. New Zealand, fives, 1891, 98 to 98j; ditto, sixes, 1891, March-September, 109 to 111. Queensland, sizes, January-July, 100 to 107; ditto, 1891. 1006 to 107k. South Australian, short date, 100; ditto, long date, 107 to 110. WooL Rosuettr.-26th September.-The arrivals comprise 58,583 hales of Sydney, 64,003 bales Vio torian, 8855 Tasmanian, 60,960 bales New Zealand, 11.864 bales South Australian, 480 bales Swan River, 37,382 bales Cape of Good Hope; total, 226,127 bales. 41,501 bales were withdrawn, of which 17,000 remained in fiBrst hands. The general char a...
THIRD DAY—FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
TuInD DAY-F RDAY, .NovEMaEn. 20. This was the great day of the meeting, every event on the card holding out speoial attractions of either a novel or sensational abcharacter.. In .a hurdle race there is always a spice of danger and a chance of somebody's neck being broken, and people are. there fore anxious to throng to seeo one. The Ten-mile Race we were confidently told would result in the. cruel punishment and the possible death-of some of the horses; it was something new ini the, nnales of racing, and weas sure'to draw.a crowd. Early in-the morning the rain descended in torrents, end it was feared .that the day would be a very unpropitious one; but by eleven o'clock the cloudes-cleared off, and during the remainder of the~day the weather was delightful. The Ten-mile.Rcee, in which so much of publiainterest- has been centered, was very calosely contested, and spite of all that has-been andmaybe I said to the contrary, involved no oexhibition of cruelty I and brutality. Ylany of th...
SECOND DAY—THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
BSEcOND DAY-TIIHUIDAY, NovE3ItnEa 19. The attendance on the course on this day was quite as large as on the preceding. The racing was excellent, and with the exception of one accident, which bofel a man named Rankin, who was. severely shaken by a full from his horse, while endeavouring to lenp a fence, nothing occurred to mar the sports of the day. We give the particulars of the racing below. Novel Race of 50 sova., for all horses; once round the course; weights for age; winner to he sold by atotion for 20 sovs. immediately after the race, any surplus to go to the funds. Ir. . itonch's h g. Easy John, aget (iToward) . I -V. . 1iawen's hr et. ttarriater, geed ............... 2 - E. WV. Best's bg Tum speck, aged ............ 8 Betting 2 to 1 on Barrister. A very good start wavls effected, Easy John and Tom Speck showing to the front alnmost immoedliately, and passing the stand together, with Barrister lying a couple ot lengths in the rear. At thecattle-yards Easy John assumed the lead...
WAGGA WAGGA ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
WAGrA WAGGA ANNUAL RACES. (Abridged j;'oni the Exprese.) Tsrs-meeting, wbich for some months past hnsa bheen looked forward to by the sportsmen of the distriot with feelings of far more than ordinary interest, commenced on Wednesday last. The early part of the morning was fine, but rather cool, and nas the day wore on therain commenced falling in rather smart showers, and just before the race for the Town Plate came down very heavily indeed. The arrangements forthe races were excellent in themselves, and were most efficiently carried out by the members of the club, and we do not think that, putting Reindwiok out of the question, they could have been surpassed upon any other course in the colony. We append below the particulars of the running:- . . Trial Stnkes of 50 sovs., for all two-year-olds; weights 8 st.; three-quarters of amile, one event. Mr. IT. T. Bawler's b.c. rrrellelder (Yeomans) .......... 1 -0. At. l.leyd's b t. Oleemaien . .....2 - James Mitchell's b.e. Excelsior .......
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. (.,on, thse Australaaian,) THE KrromwN GARDENr.-Since we penned our last directions rain has fallen in consider able quantity, and enabled the gardener to proceed with work in this department which otherwise must have been left undone for the'remainder of the season. Where crops of early potatoes have been taken up, and the ground thoroughly dug, seeds of car rots, turnips, and beet may yet be sown with full confidence of success. Good breadths of cabbages and brocoli may still be planted out, also leeks and celery in trenches. Where yams and sweet potatoes have not already been planted, let no time be lost in getting them in now that the soil is full of moisture and heat. Attention should be paid to earthing up all crops re quiring such whilst the soil is moist, and see that late crops of potatoes sufficiently ad vanced are attended to at once. Make further sowingse of peas and runner-beans for succession, also a few more seeds of let tuce and end...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
INDIA. There have been disturbances of tribes in the north-west; two brigades were dispatched to restore order. Nearly the whole of Upper India is suffering an usual drought, while in Calcutta more than the usual quantity of rain has fallen. Advices from Simla have decided that the Oovernor-General and Commander-in-Ohief is to go to Peshawar, where a large camp is assembled. Alia, the Ameer of Affghanistano, will meet the Viceroy. At Singapore great annoyance is felt respecting the military contribution by the home government. Advices from Bangkok state that the King of Siam is dying of jungle fever. A large fire is reported in the Gayling district. by which two sago manufactories were destroyed. The Suttan of Muscat has been banished, and Assam Binghes proclaimned Sultan, but is not recog nised by the government.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
Ten Shillings Reward. L OST, a BAY HORSE. braInded PS near, shoul der, oner white hind fetlock.:. Supposed to be on Canhberra Plain. The above reward will be given on delivery to J. JOSEPB, Nnae Valley. p.r w yi_ r 2 CA O rg 3 . t Ditt Aditt 5, meth ridl Lamp lack t urý`" 4. =P(`sjY ý v~ T jm ý J est OCoou ter~ /Vitery goo eItiea C 1/ Fii'e0fee / Kerotii: ~or lidse.6 drLsei l2 er casucse d( - piý"5Si F yA rat` ^i ifr .K Iau YTIrmoe herrindigs,x 0/ e lwresh tarri, 1/8le Labtepisc, 1/ ir TI 3w RO~~LITw 8 rditons t0d;lictirge sidkes5" / w be -'"n1 c icue td pr ?lb. isni ''dit r t ds t Pne k 'i6 Bein o aou teah, 2r 4vC* enBD leiThe u1 / Miottis crysotals, 40d t Lerosen oail, 25d pe c gadrmoth haemnds 2/ per tin Frie sh ltal to acco s 3herr iiing, / LrostAer ob/ SCodiie lnd, largel size, 1/ Ir r AiOntlsy ip bic vs, 7d pl icni ditt, As , wine cnk as, 1/0 toen i 1t ftrh Sd t'I.ýf4f~t1 fCoeurnas light blui 1/. Ditto ind bttl, lýd Pritie baon and ces C oiili Cotton E:ý T:'º r in i o oua lick...
QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
( 1 : AN'J(3E N DISTRICT- COURT. T ex cx;i' ='t i d.- November sittings of the ioeh ci, hii' c:ht ao .onminced last Mhionday, t."a'. unirxu-xlly shor't anod for the greater-part CL'es' of criu t:'ln debt, iimonigst wvichh"wvere iReilge v. illlany, £79. Verdict for plaintiff. ifAlpt- £10. No jurisdiction.-, _"OV r. ma.estrn tR."t :1/9.' Verdict forpliaintiff. 0 hi cv. 1 . Car phhell, £20/0/1. -Verdict for phby ~ 1 l v. M'Guigan, £14. Verdict for Thi*e b ,, e the only cases possessing r r 'Jni and Joseph, £200.- For Ph .;l r defendants, Mr Walsh and .r fori the recovery of damages inr t' *or money duo for work and in 1:r,, '" r - ed cause was; not sustained. n ` was filed, but a verdict was gie "(;' 1/0/9 and c'sts.. r 5Y'" ;?:::".,_: "ltl e. Plaintiff (attoirne}, Mr Pe'rri r'...: i jl t work and labour durne in a ý.arc e ar_"_r t, e s;io at Of cow sold aid delivered. Mr Walsh, for the deferidaint, pleaded not indebted, so far as the work aind labour was concerned. Plain. tiff, vwho w...
DISASTROUS NEWS FROM THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
DISASTROUS NEWS FROM . THE FRONT The steanmship Wangnui arrived in We1 lington harbour from Wanganui, bringing the following disastrous noens frorn the front: Times Office, Wanganui5 S:aturda, :10th Nov., 10 p.m. Orderlies have ridden in from Waniron. We have received the following dlisastrous iritelligence: Okotiku was attacked Ent 8.30 this morning by Colonel \\'hitmore with a fore of about 300 Euro perns and 80 natives, the majority not turning: ort when regiq:ired. The enemy wns in very strong;furce and strongly posted. A truly admirable maove ment was nmade by Colonel Whitemore.. While the iadvance forced wvere attacking the enemy his re= rervethrew up an earthwork lfur the advinee to retire behind, in case it shouild be required to do so; ven tuelly it piroved of cssential service. - After a brief contest. finding thrat his casunlites were very'heavy, and no prospect of maining any advantrage by .con tinuingr the attack, iWhitmore retired carrying away all the wounded that,cou...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
s: o Ls o ,sN Art co- 's a Bowr Tat C't)ttie --None yared this this se!. and nu dvices of any drfits huiding for thii mterklt , anticiu'pite a brisk ertard the next fuour uihottinl with nt nA vance .ipon lite prices tor' caitth' uf good qouality- Quotations: est' bullocta s£5 t6o £ medium tio ood, I 'lO1s to £;, Store Cattle. -We hane og:in to report a contino annoe of iquirie fin that de'cpripti en stock, ft 300 or 401) head of whichlciuld be retlily pilacedi at pric-tss _satisfactor y t(o iveplo.rs, ictsed iby a Ad.* ""'='e vrc :i " part ofe ruL'tvetit t Sticitoc ttMsr p ddoeksfrt fr te hean son: - e quote otoad crattle at ýa" all but aeld, s to 7? 0- equiol sexs} ts- to fi0s'. -_;. Fat sheiCp:- T-ie mriiket at prisent is in: rivery unsittled stnte, in consequenceaof the lhtrge iuin:r s beirig forced into hu:S atdney marketr iwih to it Sr'rat erwtrules th prices'bere..: We quote primeivetbhirs shorn;ati sb, tOi 0J'· 2v=$s9,; acordtin to wetght .iend - qualihty:. Store Sheep.--No s...
GENERAL SUMMARY. LONDON, 9th October. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 November 1868
GENERAL SUMMARY. LoNDoN, 9th October. The Queen is at Balmoral, with health much im proved; her Majesty will spend the winter at Windsor. The Prince and Princess of Wales visited Glas gow, and laid the foundation-stone of the college; they contemplate visiting Denmark and Africa. The Prince of Wales has refused to become a Freemason. The Duke of Edinburgh has resumed the com mand of the Galatea, and saile in November. He is expected to return in August, 1870. The August Australian mails, via Marseilles, were delivered in London on the 5th October. Sir Roger D. Tichborne has sailed from South ampton for Rio Janeiro. Sir James Ferguson leaves England in November. Mir. Du Cane, Governor of Tasmania, left on 5th October. President Johnson, of America, visits England in March. The Great Eastern is chartered to lay the French Atlantic cable next summer, from' Brest to the United States, via St. Pierre. Further Murphyite disturbances have occurred in Manchester. Four more accidents took pl...
NEW BISHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 5 December 1868
NEW BISHOPS. It is reported that the bishopric of New Zealand will be conferred upon the' Rev. James Leslie Randall, reotor of Newbury, Berke. Mr. Randall is the son of the Arch deacon of Berkshire; he was* educated at the New College, Oxford, of which he is a fellow. . The income of the new bishop is at present uncertain, owing to the lapse of the parliamentary grant, and the diversion of the greater portion of the sum allowed by the Church Missionary Society. Bishop Selwyn is anxious to provide £12,000 for the endowment of the see, towards which subscriptions, amounting to about £3000, have been received. Appeals for help are still before the English public. The Rev. J. F. Turner, some time since appointed to the bishopric of Grafton and Armidale, will shortly be consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, at the same time as the Very Rev. H. A. Douglas, Dean of Capetown, who has been elevated to the bishopric of Bombay. Printed and published by Jbohn Gale, sole proprietor, at hi...
SIR JOHN YOUNG'S APPOINTMENT TO CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 5 December 1868
SIR JOUN YOUNG'S APPOTNTHENT TO CANADA. The appointment of Sir John Young as Governor-General of Canada, vice Lord Monck, has elicited expressions of appro bation on all sides. The Times, in making the announcement, remarks:-" Sir John is a liberal in politics, and his selection by the Duke of Buckingham for the important post so far indicates a desire on the part of the government to exercise their patronage irre epective of party considerations." " It would have been diffoult," says the Express, " to have found a new governor for Canada to whom the word 'safe' would more em phatically apply. The appointment is in every way a direct antithesis to the ridion loue attempt to foist Lord Mayo upon India. Sir John Young is a liberal of the earnest, thoughtful type, and, like Mr. Gladstone, commenced publio life as a conservative, afterwards holding a prominent place in the Peelite section of the House."
THE EARTHQUAKE IN PERU. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 5 December 1868
THE EARTHQUAKE IN PERU. Intelligence of the great earthquake which has devastated Peru will probably have reached you from Panama. A relief fund has been opened in this country, at the national bank and its various branches, and the amounts subscribed will be forwarded by each mail. Among the correspondence which the American papers have received there is an extraordinary statement made, apparently on the authority of General Kilpatrick, United States minister to Chili. It is asserted that on the south aide of the ruined city of Arica, at the moment the earthquake produced a great gulf, about five hundred mummies were suddenly exposed to view. "They stand,' says the narrator, who writes from Lima on the 28th August, "in long lines facing the sea, every one of the skeletons in perfect preservation, the hands doubled up and supporting the chin, the knees drawn up, and the feet sup porting the fleshless body." The spot upon which the dead were thus suddenly brought to light was formerl...
APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 5 December 1868
APPOINTMENTS. Professor Mansel, the well-known author of the Limits of Religious Thought, over which many a metaphysical battle has been fought, is appointed Dr. Milman's succeseor. The bishopric of Petereburgh, left vacant hy the death of Dr. 3eune, is to be filled by Dr. Magee, the eloquent dean of Cork. The last achievement of Dr. Magee has been a sermon in defence of the Irish Church, preached before the church con gress, which met this year in Dublin. But he had won "' golden opinions from all sorts of men" by a sermon preached at Norwich,. in the presence of the most distinguished members of the British Association, on the relations of theology and science. While on the subject of appointments, let me here mention that the selection of Colonel Wilson Patten as the successor of Lord Mayo in the office of chief secretary for Ireland, has given universal satisfaction.
RECENT DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 5 December 1868
RECENT DEATHS. The Emperor Napoleon is losing one by one his old comrades and intimate associates. Count Walowaki is the last whose death hat' been reported. He died after a moment's illness, having fallen in a fit of apoplexy on the floor of his hotel at Strashurg. A public funeral was accorded to him by the Emperor, and the last rites were performed in the church of the Madeleine, at Paris, in the presence of a brilliant assemblage. The English church has sustained another los' in the death of Dr. Milman, the learned Dean of St. Paul's, some of whose shorter poems, perhaps, have made his name more familiar the world over than those great historical works on which his fame will permanently rest.