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BOXING-DAY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 2 January 1862
= kBOXING-DAY RACES. Titssx races came off on the Queanbeyan race-course, in the preserice of two hundred or more spectators, afar larger number than was expected; owing to the smallness of prizes awarded to. winning horsps.f Three booths on the ground afforded refreshments'far theinner1 man; but unfortunately, as in all such cases, some indulging to excess, quarrels became fre quent, and had.it not been for, the presence of. the police, mischief in many cases knighthiave *been done An "unusuallylarge number of fair egus triennes adorned the course, and gave to the scene that charm which without whdmit revoer' could have attainied. At about' hallf-past ttwelve the horses drew up for the FIRST RACE For all horses: that had never won an adver tised prize eceeiling £1,; mile heats. " The first heat was'won bySVillihums' borse, " Snip but in" the second, the"'same horse only walking round the- course was declared distanced, and therefore disquahlified from run ning a third ;heat. :This ...
ODDFELLOWSHIP. CEREMONY OF OPENING THE NEW HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 2 January 1862
ODDFELLOWSITIP. CEREMONY OF OPENING THE NEW HALL. Tam New Oddfellows' Hall, the foundation stone of which was laid by Miss lice Hayley in'Asigust last, was formally opened by the othicers and members of the Happy .Home Lodge, M.U., on Tuesday. The Lodge met about noon on that day at their lodge-room, Host Torpy's, Harp Inn, where they formed into procession, beaded by a band of music, carrying the great banner of 'te iodge' avid varioust'other fings "aid `em= blems; all being dressed in full regalia, and under the control of the conductor, M. Duff. Prior to proceeding to the Hall, the pro= cession formed around tho Inn, where the sub joined complimentary address to Mr. and Mrs. Torpy, was read by P.O. J. Ford Happy lHose Lodga of Odifelslows M. U. Queaobeyino, 31st December, 1861. To Mr. and Mrs. Michael Torpy, Dear Sir and Madam.-Wp'', the brethren of the Happy iloine Lodge of Oddreliows, M. U., Queasbeyou, being now about to remove our Lodge from your house to premises of our own,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 2 January 1862
BIRTH. On the 25th ultimo, at her residence, Quean- beyan, Mrs WALTER SCRIVENOR, of a son. MARRIED. On the 19th December, 1861, at Saint &nbsp; John's Church, Canberra, by the Rev. P. G. Smith, assisted by the Rev. A. D. Soares, ALEXANDER STEWART CAMERON, Esq., &nbsp; second son of the late John Cameron, Esq., of Meoble, Inverness-shire, Scotland, to LUCY CATHERINE SUDLOW, fourth daugh- ter of William Davis, Esq., of Gininderra, formerly of Bloxham, Oxfordshire, England.
Gems from Poets. THE FATE OF THE EXPLORERS, BURKE AND WILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 2 January 1862
O3giutS fiauotcts. C THE, FATE F TRE EXPLORERS, BURKE AND -WIlLS: (From a aiS. Poem.). is -, .tCso he rallied in the morning, long be .fore the close ofl day. t He had sunk, the worn-out hero, fainting, S dying; bv the way ! But with 'death lie wrestled hardly, three times rising from the sod,' Yet little further onward, o er the weary j waste, he trod; Facing Fate with heart undaunted, still the chief ouold totter on Till the Evening closed about him-till the V strength to move was gone! Then he penped his intest writings, and, _ nbeore the life was speht, * ave the records to his comrade-gave the watch he said was lent, Gave them Avitlih.his last commandments, charging him that night to stay, Biut to let him lie unbturied when the soul had passed awiby! c Ilearken to the brave words spoken when he "ofelrthIecoming end; W hejI he turiied find told his wishes to the. firm ind faithful friend : 1 " Closeri;t.: where you :canr hear me-this will surely soon be past, 1Ve havelstruvgled....
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 — 2 January 1862
Letters to the Editor. &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,--Allow me, through the medium of &nbsp; your paper, to inform the members of the Gundaroo Mutual Improvement Society, that I am extremely amused by the manner in which they endeavour to keep themselves so extremely select. In fact, any person who is so fortunate as to meet with their appro- val, and gain admittance as nember into their SANCTUM SANCTORUM, must consider &nbsp; &nbsp; himself as considerable "PUMPKINS," for &nbsp; more than one, to my knowledge, has been denied admission on account of something or another that has not pleased that worthy son of Æsculapius, or his factotum, that long son of the "LAND o' CAKES." Per- haps the latter worthy thinks that none &nbsp; but himself is able or willing to pay 20/. to the pound, and for that reas...
Parliamentary. MONDAY, DECEMBER 30. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
I t -itt ---ta . n." MnONr; lD CEMDEU 80.' IN the Legislative Assembly, ilThe House :went .into a committee of supply. . . SMr. Cowper moved the items for the Legis lative"Coincil.. On a division the oresiddent's salary 'was reduced to £1000,: being £200 less than the vote proposed. :The remaining items were agreed to. ; In the vote for the Legislati?e Assembly; the Spealker's salary'was'reduced to the amount voted last 'year, .vi,., £'1200. The item of, £400 for house rent for the Speaker was re fused. The remaining items passed as pro posed in the estimates. The sum of £4754 was then voted for the department of the Chief-Secretary, and the sum ,f £7250 .for the department of the Registrar-General. A long discussion ensued bn the vote of £80,000 for the national schbols; and £80,000 for the denominational schools; both items were, however, at length agreed to without a division. The item of £4214 for the protestant orphan school, iand £4500. for the Roman catholic orphan school was...
COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
COUNTY OF WESTMORIELAND. 1. At Brisbano Valley Creek, 2 square miles-Tho portion of land commencing at the south-east corner Captain King's 2,000. acres (Essington Park), and bounded on the west by the east boundary of that 2,000 acres, bearing north 80 chains; on part of the ncrth by a lino. bearing cast 40 chains; on the east by a line bearing south to Parlour Crook; on the south by Parlour and Brisbano Valley Crooks; on the west by the latter creek downwards to the junction at Ben Binglo Creer, and by that crook up wards to the south-west corner of Captain King's 2,000 acres; andon the remainder of tho north by the south boundary of that 2,000 acres, bearing east e0 chains to the point of commencemont. 2. Cox's River, 3 square miles--That portion of land bounded or the west by Grant's or Wills' 1,000 acres; on the south by a line from the south east corner of that 1,000 acres, bearing east to Cox's River; on the east by that river upwards to the junction of Ganbanaug Creek; and o...
COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
COUNTY OF NORTIIUMBERLAND. 1. Entranco to Lake Macquario, 14 square milse The Crown lands within the following boundaries: Bounded on the north by the Village RIesorvo, vhich includes IXahibah Point; on the west by Lakeo MIac quarie, crossing the channel forming the entrance thereto, to a point west of the north-west corner of J. H. Broughton's '450 acres; on the south by a line to that corner, by the north and east boundaries of that land to its south-east corner, and by a line bearing cast to the sea; and on the east by the sen.
DEATH OF UNDERWOOD THE SNAKE CHARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
PEATH OF UNDERWOOD THE SNAKE ..Tn: Argis'u of the 8c0th. ultimo, says :-Mr. Utiderwood, the discoverer of what has boee : ;ilied an antidote for snake'poison, died sdd denljyon SbttLrday evening, from thebite of a nnke .) ie had been exhibiting 'with snakes' i.in 3ilbiourne;;and had called at 'theo Eureka Hotel, SSiipison's-road; on his way home, cc complanied by hi idifo and little girl. There happened to.bo some men.of colour inmlie bar at the time, and Uniderwood, wiho was scarcely = sober, appeared to have thought it a good'opi portunity of amusing himself, and the others present, An iguana, which the girl carried in her hand, was put round the neck of one of. S the men, and then Underwood said; Oh, I will give thdnm a fright;l I'll got outi snake." The landlorild and landlady of the ihotel do sired him not to do so, but'paying no attention' to what wassnald ho- produced a; snake and. rolling ahi tying it into a lknot gave it to his S little girl, who carried it about for a mome...
COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
COUNTY OF OLOUOESTER. 1. Sugar Loaf Point, 1Q square miles-The Crown lands within the following boundaries: Commonc ing at a point on the east lI miles north-westerly from Sugar Loaf Point, and bounded thence on the north by a line bearing west half a mile; on the vest by a line bearing south to the sea; and on the south and east by the sea. 2. Cape Hawke, 1 square mile-Tho Crown lands within the following boundaries: Commencing at a point on the sea coast, 1 mile north-westerly from Cape Hawke, and bounded thence on the west by a line bearing south to the sea; and on the remaining sides by the sea.
O TEMPORA, O MORES! [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
'" TEMPORA, O i-MORES! A supplement' to' the Government Gazette of the .30th November gives the names of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four persons resi dent, or supposed to be resident, in this. colony, to whom letters have been- addressed from England, for eign countries, and the neighbouring colonies. Of these one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four per sons, how many are anxiously await ing the arrival of a letter from dis tant parts, and the letter here awaits them ? How many.tears have flowed, how many reproaches have been ut tered, how many hearts have sunk, at the supposed neglect of far-away wives, husbands, sweethearts, and friends? Wives have written that they are about to sail the world half over to meet their husbands, but husbands have not received the no tices, aind those nqar and dear to them as hife's blood have landed at our wharves and jetties not knowing whom to apply to. or where to go. Brothers looking for sisters, sisters for brothers, fathers for dau...
COUNTY OF CAMDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
COUNTY or CAMDEN. 1. At the Fitz Roy Iron Mines, 1I square miles Commencing at the south-west corner of J. T. Hughes' 50 acres, and boundedthence on part of the east by the west boundary of that land to the great south road; on part of the north by the great south road casterly- to Holmes, Neal and Smith's 100 acres; again on the oast by the west boundary of that land and its northerly extension to a point east of the south-east corner of James Neal's easternmost 100 acres; on the north by a line bearing west to the south-west corner of Neal's westernmost 100 acres; on the west by the east boundary line of R. Cumer's land and its southerly extension to a point west of the point of commencement; and again on the south by a line bearing cast to that point.
COUNTY OF BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
COUNTY OF ??ITHURS3T. 1. AtEuroka, Parish of Hampton, 1 square mile The Crown lands within the following boundaries: Commencing at the north-west corner of the Vil lage of Euroka, and bounded thence on the east by the west boundary of that village, bearing south 1 mile; on the south by a line bearing west 1 mile; oh the west by a line bearing north 1 mile; and on the north by a line bearing east 1 mile to the point of commencement. 2. At Lyndhurst, Parish of Lyndhurst, 1 square mile-The Crown lands within the following bound aries: Commencing at the south-east corner of T. Icely's 1010 acres; and bounded thence on the north by the south boundary line of that land, bearing west 1 mile; on the west by a line bearing south 1 mile, dividing it partly from measured lands; on the south by a line bearing east one mile dividing it partly from John Hind's 29 acres 3 roods, bearing east 1 mile; and on the east by the west boundary of the Village of Lyndhurst, bearing north 1 mile to the point...
The Golden Age. THURSDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
.TInURSDAY, JANUARY 9TH,II, 1862. THi attendance at the annual Public Mooting of, the Queiilnbeyan District 'Hospital. Society, on Thursday last, betokened ainything bnt the existence of, a proper, interest in the society's affairs.: There ere but six gentle men present, and of these, as W?il!'be seen by reference to our ;local columns, one was a clergynian, and the rest officers of the" institution or mnembers of the committee.' We are well aware..that .for a considerable period:past the Hospital affairs have .not rcceived that ariount of public attention and sympathy whicl, their natiire'calls 'for; .and indeed, e: ver since th. i.nstitutioni *was put" up~on its present:basis,-th'at is, since the time when the old: Benevolent So ciety was converted - into,. a District Hospital Society,--the umbrage ta ken by those' who were'opposed to the change has. been fostered,, and stimulated to that degree, that it has entirely, preveinted: their lihearty. co operation and suppdrt. ,But% it ...
Department of Lands, Sydney, 24th December, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
Department of Lands, Sydney, 24th December, 1861. HIS Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, directs it to be notified that, in pursuance of the provisions of the " ?rown Lands .Alicnation Act 1861," the lands specified in the Schedule appended hereto, shall be reserved from sale until surveyed for the preservation of water supply or other public purpose. JOHN ROBERTSON.
NORTHERN GOLD-FIELDS. Proclaimed in 'Government Gazette,' Feb. 2, 1853. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
NORTHERi GOLD-FIELDS. Proclaimed in ' Government Gazette,' Feb. 2, 1853. 1. Peel River.-Tho Crown lands within the fol lowing boundaries: Bounded on the west by the 'oel River, from the confluence of Nundle Creek to the confluence of Duncan Creek; on the north by Dun can Creek to its head; on the east by the range di viding the waters of the Peel River and Dungowan Creek, and the Great Dividing Range to the head of Nundle Creek; and on the south by Nundlo Creek to Peel River aforesaid. Proclaimed in 'Government Gazette,' June 17, 18560. 2. At the Rocky River.--The Crown lands within the Uralla Reserve, No. 5, New England Reserves, proclaimed 2nd August, 1855, and which is bounded on the north and east by a line bearing west from the east boundary of the reserve to the intersection of Fitz Roy and Wood-streets, in the village of Ural la; thence by lines bearing north 3 miles, west 2 miles, and againnorth to the north boundary of the reserve ; thence by part of that boundary crossing ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
BANK OF- NEW ZEALAND. .tncororrated by, A.4c of the. General Aseeinbly., CAPITAL: 500,000.. . HEAD OFFICO .ifAUCKLAND. DIRECTORS: :"' James WilliamsonNEsq., President. John Logan Campbell;Esq. The Hion. Thomas` Henderion. M.G.A.: James O'Neill, Esq., M.G;A .i George B. Owen, Esq; Thomas Russell, Esq. IlM.G.A. Charles J. Taylor, Esq., M.G.A. AUDITORS: s. Browning, Esq.,& .' C.iDaldy, Esq. GEN. MANAGER & INSPECTOR:. .,Alex. Kennedy, Esq. : 'GENCIES': THE UNITED KINGDOM- The Oriental Bank Corporation in London, and their various Agencies in England,. Ireland, and Scotland. 'VICTORIA-. The Oriental Bank Corporation at M'el bourne, and their various. Branches in rictoria. NEW SOUTHI WALES' The Oriental Bank Corporation at Sydney, and their various Branches in Netw South WIlales. :INDIA &' CIHINA- . The variouts Branches and Agencies. of the Oriental Bank C'orsporation, at Bombay'. Calcutta Madras Ceylon " Ifongkoig Shanglhai Singapore Mauritius THI-IE Bank of New ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
Gaol and Court House, Cobma. Department otf Plhic Works, , Sydney, 8rd January, 1802. T ENDERS will be received:atthis .L Office, until noon of Tuesday, the 28th instant, for the Erection of a Gaol and Court House at Cooma. -For full-particulars see Government Gazette, a tile of which is kept at every Police Office in the Colony. , Caution. I HEIREBY caiution the pu1blic . against giving credit to my wife, Jane Clements, who has left my house of her own accord, agatnst my wlshes, and without pro vocation, as I will not be responsible for -any , ?,,debts she may contract from this date. _ " VILLIAM CLEMENTS. Quceanbeyan, January 8th,1862. ToBrickniakers. " T. ANTED imeidiately, hands to ia makeo from 80,000 to 40,000 (thirty to fort'y thoiistnd) fBrleks. Orouifud of thet best qualityprovided, - -" . ; -' Mona-street, Qu WaN.. Monaro-street, Qucanoicyan.
IMPOUNDINGS. At QUEANBEYAN.— [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 9 January 1862
IMPOUNDINGS. At QUEIA3l'IIlYAT, ied`'i? idwh?wlittewosking,iiull; small or.,:JR3 onjointed s ear: rmp; PC ofdl shoulder, aged. II. Lzvas, ronmdkeeper. At GUNNING.- Grey horse, sitch tall, A deck, NC over NC or 0 near : houlder, JA off shoulder, four years old, fourteen and. a half hands ldgh. W. BnDD, Poundkeper,. At BUNGENDORE, Light chesnut colt. light-coloured fetlocks, star and snip SSIl (the HLconjolinid) ncarshouldrc, N ovsrS off shool. hark brown mnrc, `inclined to bhlck tiar, smsll sip, p:' ulled tnll, like TB near shoulder.: . , : a? y horse, dcked tall; dark points, off eye hlld,u JJ nar shoulder. . S.3?? . Byncr,; PIondLkcper.