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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
VICTORIA. Iv the man George Foarn be not guilty of. the forgery charged against him, and not concerned in the disposition of the proceeds of that crime, he is the victim of a most extraordinary coincidence of circumstances. His position in life is not quite accu rately described by the term he himself uses; he is not an ordinary "labourer," but is an assistant in the assay and smelting department of the Bank of Victoria. On the 'occasion of this cheque being uttered he was still so employed; and it will therefore be a~matter of.surprise to most people that he should have so large a balance to his credit at his bankers' as £1150. Yet this proves to be the fact; and, more over, the bulk of that sum, if not the whole of it, was deposited on the-very day on which the forged cheque was cashed. At about eleven o'clock in the morning £1500 was paid out of the National Bank, being made up by eighteen £50-notes and £600 in sovereigns. At about three o'clock in the afternoon Fearn deposited a...
THE PRESENT CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
THE'. PRESENT -CRISIS. .t ,, .i(F .- -estr' J . _' ? - ': ;?'" i., AWrErn three nights' debate on: the 'want; of-:confi dence motion, it is impossible to discover any sub .stantial.. reason for setting -aside -that claim for fair play-which at once presented itself wherever the tidings were announced ,that;the? new' miiestry'-had been met.by such-a:motion before thevyhadtime to bring forward a single measure. -. And the more the courseapursued by the opposition is -considered,' the more strongly will, the obvious, reflection be im pressed, on: the publio mind, that this attempt:to deprive the ministry of all opportunity for showing o,whatAthey are 'prepared to 'do for the country is utterly; unwarrantable. When a cabinet had been constitutionally formed by the union of six members ofstihe Legislative -Assembly, of whom' three had been repeatedly members of previous administrations, and the other three had been raised by their fellow. citizens to the important position'of mayor of Sy...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
Hlow TO' K.EEP HOUSES. COOL INrlHOT WEATHxIR.-Mr. John Hatfield, .'Professor of Practical Chemistry to the Pharmaceu tical Society, contributes the - following seasonable directions to the Times:-In these hot days a cool apartment is a real luxury, a luxury to be had far oftener than most people suppose possible. The secret consists, not in letting in cool air, for naturally all do that whenever they have the chance; but in keeping out hot air. :".If the: air outside a room or house be cooler than the air inside, let it in by all means; but if it be hotter carefully keep it out., A staircase-window left open during the night will often cool the passages of a house, and the rooms too if their doors be not shut; but it must be closed at eight or nine o'clock in the morning, or if on the sunny side, at four or five o'clock, and the blinds drawn-down. -'The mistake people generally make is to throw open their -win dows at all hours of the day, no matter whether the atmosphere be cool or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
LAND ' SALES. TIE following lots of crown lands will be offered for sale on the days and at the places specified : AT QUEANBEYAN, On Tuesday, the 19th Januar. : COUNTIY LOTS. 40 acres, county of Murray,, parish,- of Urialla, about 1.-mile south-easterly from Mc Ternan's conditional purchase of 40 acres to the old Burra road. 40 acres, county of Murray,., parish, of Tuggeranong, about 10 miles westerly from Queanbeyan, about -- of a mile north-west erly from Hutchinson's conditional purchase of 40 acres. 320 acres, county .of Murray, parish of Molonglo, about eight miles easterly from Queanbeyan, adjoining the western bound ary of Balcombe's 1280 acres, on the right bank of Molonglo River. 40 acres, county of Cowley, parish ;of Urayarra, on the left bank of Running Oroek, on the track from Yeumburra to Brindebulla, about 1? mile southerly from G(race's conditional purchase of 60 acres. 40 acres, county Cowley, parish Tharwa,, at the left bank of Paddy's River, about 1 mile southerly ...
TUESDAY—15TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
- TUESDAY--15TH DECEMBER. In the Legislative Assembly In reply.to questions from Mr Macleay, Mr Sam uel said that no provision has over been made by theo Legislature for secret police servicef.7"Money'was1 voted for special constables to captuirttbe Plarkees and this was paid without Re knowledge ofLthe Inspector-General. Mr 'Packeq ad'receivedvarlou sums of. money,"which he havep resented as for so cret pollos serl-cr. The only record ot these s'um was the receipts in the Treasury and Audit olfices. Mr Maclay moved-~" That a select committee, with power to send for persons and papers, be sp pointed to inquire into, and report upon, the exis .....tence .of a conspiracy for purposes of treason and assassination, alleged, by a former Colonial Secre t?yr,. toAave subsisted in this counitry; and to re Lceive.illevidence that may be tendered, or obtained, concerning a murder-alleged, by the same person, .to.have been perpetrated 'by one ormnoteoT mch con .spirators-the victim of whidh mu...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
TO TUE EDiTOR. ' Sii '---TFeliig assurcd that you. take a deep '..ihterest, in the suffering classes of this colony, 1 trust you will publish the follow ; riing remarks in your valuable paper. First, I wish to.call.attention to the unfairness of i eý?e.Impounding Act. For some past the Queanbeyan pound has been occupied with ";'Ie.at numbers of horses and cattle. The expense to owners to release them must be '.enormous ; I doubt not that in the aggre ga?eitit would prove to be more than would rpay twenty years' rent of the runs from which they profess to be impounded. If l;amintcorrectly informed, Government lands I,' are, leased at about Id. per acre, or £2 for n'640 acres". . Now it is possible for a govern ,iiient leassce. to0 put -his neighbour in a ,very little time to £100 expense for the tiespass of. cattle:'on his so-called property a' iidl tie consuiihption: of. grass purchased at the. enormous price of id. per acre per an num. Now I think if parliament would 'consideir thi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
MANCHESTER HOUSE.? C HR I ST MAS SUPPLIES OF ALL KINDS, TO HAND. Stock Replete. in all the Departments. and all other' Goods, SOUND and of the BEST QUALITY, and will be disposed of At prieei that will wake up all off-siders. G No Dodges practsied--our Fruits will .'be SOLD. a ... RO3BERT SINDEL. Queanbeyan, Decemiber 18th, 1868. 1Prime Christmas Meat! T. HINCKSMAN HAS much pleasure in announcing to his customers and the puble generally that he has succeeded, regardless of pains or expense, in procuring the very best qualities of Beef, Mutton, Pork, and Lamb, for Christmas. It will be an additional recommendation to state that the Beef and.Mutton are from the well-known flocks and herds of MARTINs Byra, Esq., and T. H. bas no hesitation in asserting that his meat will be SUPERIOR TO.ANY EXHIBITED. DURING THE WEEK. Public School. THE FORMAL CLOSING of the above 8 SCHOOL, previous to the OtHRISTMAnS VACATION, will.take place on MONDAY NEXTC the 21st instant, at 10.80 a.m. Parents and G...
PARLIAMENTARY. WEDNESDAY—DECEMBER 9. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
PARLIAMENTARY. S WEDNESDAY-DECEMBER 9. The Legislative Council sat only a few minutes. Mr. Owen gave notice of an. address to her '"Majesty, acknowledging the receipt of the books received on previous day, and also of the usual sessional motions for appointment of committees. Leave of absence for six months was granted to the Hon. R. Towns, on the motion of Mr. Allen, and the Council adjourned until Wednesday. In the Assembly, Mr. Samuel laid on the table the estimates of ex penditure for 1869, and the supplementary estimate for 1868. He also gave notice that on Wednesday he should move the House into committee of ways and means. In answer to a question, without notice, by Mr. Hart, Mr. Samuel said that Mr. Parkes, during the time he was in office, had received £364 12s. of the public money for travelling expenses. Mr. Parkes moved that the present administration did not possess the confidence of the House. The friends of this government put forth no plea in their favour, and only a...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
THE WAR. IN NEW ZEALAND. The following telegram,' the substance of which has already appeared in the Empire,, from Mr. Donald Mo Lean tol the Hon. J. 0. Richmond, has been forwarded to the various papers. throughout the colony of .New Zealand, for the general information of the public: ' '' NAPIEn, November 26, 10.57 a.m. " Aii engagement took place on the 23rd instant,' at Poverty Bay. Kooti is supposed to have been killed ; more than twenty of the enemy were killed. The loss of govern ment natives was four killed and twelve wounded ; neither party can bury their dead. Our position is admirably suited'for artillery practice. A man-of-war's rocket-brigade with two light guns throwing shell, grape, &c., much wanted." WELLINGTON, 22nd November. A special messenger has just arrived from Wanganui, with despatches for Mr. Staf ford. Titokowaru is now on the Rangitikei side of Wanganui, having crossed 'the Wan ganui River higher up. This is very alarming and important news. Monday...
COMMERCIAL. ETTERSHANK EAGLESTONE AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
COMMERCIAL. ETTERSHANK EAOGLSTONK AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.-This market has been again fully sup plied and a further alight reduction in prices took place. There is no prospect of a continuance ot the supplies, and we therefore look upon thepresent de pression as of a temporary character. The quality of thoseoffered during the week was principally medium which realized 16s per 100 lbs, while good to prime may be quoted rt 17s 6d. Fat sheep.-There is no change to report. The supply has been up to requirements, principally of tair quality, which were readily disposed of at last quotations, while inferior sheep are scarcely saleable. Quotations: Good to prime (64 lbs) wethers, shorn, 7s 6d to 9s 8d. Store Cattle.-There is a brisk demand southward for really good lots, and quotations are fully main tained; there is however little chance of supplying the demand whilst the drought continues. We have buyers of herds of from 2000 to 8000 strong in Queensland. Quotations, southward: Bull...
The Age. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 19 December 1868
It is much to be regretted that at the different Courts of Quarter Sessions we find so many persons of a tender age convicted of offences, and the law has necessarily to be enforced in order to furnish examples of the result of crime. These young criminals are consigned to jails where there is no classification, and the consequence is, that instead of being reformed in principle, on their release it is found that they commence again a career of crime which leads to fur- ther punishment. The establishment of reformatories in our large and populous towns would certainly obviate the evil of sending young crinminals to a place where associations beget in many instances a career of crime. It is unfortunate that crime is not in the wane, as we might hope for, the long list of the different calendars proving to the contrary, and that many are convicted on the first detected offence against the law. On being sent to a jail, these novices in crime mix with the more hardened criminals, and ar...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
COMMERCIAL., Two colonial loans have been launched. South Australia for £400,000, for which suberiptions.ve been lodged to the amount of two millionsandahiaf$ the average price is 107. And the New othBooth Ws, loan of one million, at the average prim of 981. The aggregate tenders amounted to 3,89,400. The.. forthcooming Victorian loan will bedwell received These applihcations to our money market oveb d discussion on colonial finance, , ll .4 irelatis to New Zealand and South AusM theaS damaging Australian credit generally. Colonial debentures stand well. g . The Italian tobacco loan is a remarkabb moeesm Turkey has contracted a loan of five M s stir lingin Paris. " Portugal has sought acoommodation 1in3$ es~ market. ' The provisional government of S?a e 6 per cent. loan of 25 millions strling, st U; t? he French government refused its l ntriedo?_sa late Paris until sanctioned by. the art?s. - 'This will occasion delay. Peru, Bril, and Finland are all borrowers A fresh Russian railwa...
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, November 25. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LonrDOn, November 25. At the Lord Mayor's banquet, Mr. Reverdy ,Johnson stated that the recent differences between England and America had been settled. Mr. Dis raeli corroborated him, and asserted the causes of anxiety for the peace of Europe existed only super ficially. England did not share in the apprehensions prevalent in other .countries; the Queen desired peace, and he thought Lord Stanley who was not" animated by aggressive feeling, should step between France and Prussia. Lord Stanley in a speech delivered at Lynn, said that the overgrown armaments of Europe were a cause of much uneasiness, and if peace was pre served France would be reconciled to the union of Germany under Prussia. He stated that troubles were brewing in the east, and Turkey was in danger. He was prepared. to reform the abuises of the Irish church, and secure to tenants the value of their im provements. Parliament was dissolved- on. November 11th. The nominations took place on thb 16th, w...
CHINA AND JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
CHINA AND JAPAN. A ferocious assault was made on two British sub jects at Formosa by five hundred Chinmean; the local mandarin refused aid. The gold-diggings at OCh Foo were being pro spected; experiments in washing yielded a hundred dollars to the ton. The Mikado attained his majority on the 13th October. The regency ceased, but intestine war among the Daimios continues. The fall of Migata is coonfrmed, with four of the Mikado's ships.
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
INDIA. CALCUTTA, November 20th.-A cyclone occurred in the Bay of Bengal on the 13th instant, principally along the coast; Arracan and Akyab suffered severely, and the rice-crop was damaged ; no casual ties to the shipping are reported except the siteamer Kusheer, which went on shore and is slightly damaged. It Ts stated that famine already prevails in the dominions of the Rajah of Pootana, and measures have been adoptd' to meet the distress, which is also commencing in the North-west provinces. Bo0BAY, November 21.--Affhanistan is again the scene of civil war; Dah Abdul Bahmon was last heard of sixty miles from Cabal with fighting men; Ameer Shore All Khan hai despatohed three generals to arrest his progress. Muscat is still un settled. Great inconvenience is experienced by the con tinied interruption of the Indo-European telegraph. The reports from the famine-stricken districts state that Northern India has not improved, and the same applies to the Punjaub and Nisam' s Terri tories...
PARAGUAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
PARAGUAY. Lopez is still in position on the heights of Villebe, but it is supposed he would, when pressed, retire into the interior without fighting. He is desirous of establishinl friendly relations with Great Britain and accepting her mediation in the present confliot.
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
OANADA. During the last few months there have been no fewer than thirty-seven incendiary firee at Montreal, thirty-four occurring in haylofts and stables; the firemen are representedus worn out with work. The local press urge upon the insuranoe companies to do something more towards discovering the offenders than by offering trifling rewards.
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
AMERICA. Advices to 3rd November, from New York state that General Grant is elected president and Mr. Golfax vice-president. The republicans carried nearly all the northern states in increased majorities, and the democrats, Kentucky, Delaware, Marylind, New York, and Jersey; the latter also carried the election of Governor of New York. Later tele grams give the final result as follow:-26 states supported 'Grant, aggregating 206 votes; 9 states? supported Seymour, giving 88 votes. The desorrats gained twenty-seven members In congress; the republicans have thereby lost their two-thirds majority of last session. There is some stringency in the New York money market. Mr. Me Calloch has re-issued ten millions loan certificates.
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 24 December 1868
- EloYlnaJesU. W LY C A Moon'- t Days of .tne week. D~ rSun rises Sun stet Age. DURSDAU Y .... ... / " 7 4 5' 7 0 1" -t ?llAY... " .» " . ". ,; ' 25 4 5. 7 10 ^"1 .' SATURDAY ...... 7 9 1 SUNDY - 27 4 5 7 P0 A'1 ,,,Fal8 'oo4 u65' 7 e 10t10 -h. n u 5 WEDNESDA~Y . . 0 5 710 1 ,,,,. m ySa . --. . ... .. , • . .. ,..,Pull aopo ol TupsL~qy .(hr. "'Jth, It :!h. 5?-m-.mI. [[_-.