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SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
:U SYDNEY. ETTERSHANK EAGLESTONE AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.-The' supply to hand during the past eek have been fully equal to the requirements of e trade. Sales have been well attended, and late gores for good quality have been fully maintained, bile ether descriptions were dull of sale. Beat pens rought from 17s 6d to 20s per 100 lb. Fat Sheep.-There Is no alteration to report. A ll supply offered, and good quality sheep brought rices about equal to last quotattons-viz.; Best ethers 9s to 10s; medium 7s to8s ; interior almost usaleable. Store cattle.-The demand continues, but little or business can be done until a general breaking up the drought takes place. Quotations unaltered. Store Sheep,-Nothing doing; prices nominal. Our Melbourne firm, reports, best beef broughbt lly late rates; bestwethere brought 8s 6d to 98 Sd. GOLDSBROUGHI BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.-.A much fuller supply this week, prices Onequently easier; the majority of the cattle com Og forward are light we...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
GGOULBURN. r. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. F Fat Cattle.-The present drought and want of both feed and water on most of the stations renders it very dilicult for graziers to find fat stock of any descrip tion)! t to send to market ; and cattle, it only half fat, must be taken by the trade, from the fact of being unable to purchase anything prime. We quote best bullocks, £6 to £7; medium to good £4 '15s to £5 6a. Store Cattle.-The demmand that axisted for store stock some few months back has to a very: great ex etat abated, the numerous bush fires consequent upon the late hot weather having burnt up most of the grass about this quarter. However, should we be avoured with a few days' steady rain, we have no doubt but that drafts of good well bred cattle could asily be placed atrumunerative prices. Quotations -All bullocks 60s to 65s; equal sexes 50s. Fat Sheep.-No sales to report, and nothing prime omning forward. We have buyers for 2000 or 38000 god sheep at quotations--best wethers, 6...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
S ' oonial Q5traqts. INQUEST ON THE. FIRE AT ST MA'RY'S" -THE result of the inquiry iuto the causes of the conflagration at St Mary's has, so-far as it has yet gone, tended but little, to elucidate the subject. The evidence of. the boy Patrick Rourke suggests a theory as to the origin of the catastrophe; but even then we must take it for granted that if the sup position be correct, Rourke must have mis stated part of his evidence. He deposed that when he went to bed on the Monday night the only light burning was the sanctu ary lamp, and that before going to' bed he lit a light in his own bedroom, and after reading awhile, extiriguished it. But (and it -is remarkable that this only came out on his re-examination) he subsequently sta ted that, previous to his retiring to his room he had lit a lantern for some purpose in the choir; and it is clear that the light in this lantern must have been burning tor some time, for subsequently, . he says, he extin guished it; and he also tells us ...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
BRAIDWOOD..: Flour, One, £16 10s per ton ; seoonds, 16 10.. Wheat, 6s 6d to 6s 8d per bushel Bread, 6d the 2-lb. loaf Bran, 9d per bushel Maize, 6s 6d to 6s 9d per bushel Oats, 4s 6d to 5s 6d per bushel Batlpy, 4s.perbushel Potatoes, £4 10s to £5 per ton' Hay,oaten; £5 to £6 per ton Cheese, 7d to 8d per lb. Bacon, 5d per lb. Botter,Ifresh, lid to is per lb.; Eggs, 9d to 10d per dozen
COMMERCIAL. QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
COMMERCIAL:. QUEANBEYAN. Fleur, per ton.. fine £17 O. 0 second £16' 0 0 Wheat, perbushel.. 0 4 86: to 05 0 Bras, per bushel..,... O 1;' 0. ,, ;: :; 0 0 Oats . ... ........ 8 ..& ,, ,O 0 . Barley ........... 0 8.6 . ',," "0 0.0 Hlayie...ton ........'. 4 0 0' i 6 0: 0 potatoes,perowt, new. 0 8' 6. ,, 0 4 4'3 Butter,. per lb ..... , 0 0 8 ,, 0, 1 . C Bacon, perlb....... 0 0 . ,, 0 . 0 Cheese,per lb. (none) 0 0 0 ,, O 0 0 Eggsper dozen...... 0 ,, 0: 0 0
THURSDAY—JANUARY 7. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
TI[UIsDAY-JANUARY 7. In the Assembly, Ministers, in answer to questions, said-that in formation relating to the revenue for 1867 and 1868, and to the treasury bills now in circulation, would be answered when the financial statement was made; and that the government had come to no determina tion as to the course it would take to cause the re funding of the amounts paid for cab-hire, &o., by the late colonial treasurer. Mr. Macleay called attention to a breach of privi lege by the publioation in the Horald newspaper of what purported to be an abstract of the proceedings before the select committee on the attempted assassi nation of the Prince. 'He complained of the pub licatiorn because it was incorrect, and tended to give a falr-i3?dea of what had occurred before the commit tee; He moved the adjournment of the House, so that he could obtain the views of hon. members on the subject. Mr. Parkes, thought it was to be regretted that Mr..Macleay had not called attention to the bre...
FRIDAY—JANUARY 8. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
FRIDAY-JANUARY 8. In the Assembly, Ministers in answer to questions said :-That the government did not intend to introduce any new land law this session; that they did not intend to equalise the ministerial salaries this session; that several progress 'reports from the water commission had been laid on the table, and the final report would probably be shortly received; and that it had not been contemplated to offer ABr. Duncan any appoint ment except that of collector of customs. .Mr. Eugar called attention to complaints which were made by passengers on board the Kaikoura steamer, now in quarantine, that they were kept on board that vessel and not allowed to go on shore. Mr. Samuel said it was necessary for the safety of i the colony that the quarantine law should be carried out, by keeping the ship and passengers the pre- I scribed time in quarantine. At the same time there was no objection to the passengers going ashore, or to their living in the houses there if they thought prope...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of too wrcc. D Sun roiet Suo sets Ago TTURSDA.... .... Jan.14 5 5 7 13 I RIDAY.. .. ..... i?, 1 5 5 7 1:3 SATU IJAY ... .. ... ,, 10 5 7 713 .3 SUNDAY . .. .. ,, 17 5 8 7 13 4 MON).AY .. ... , 1 5 '9' 7312 5 . TUESDAY ... . ,, 19 5 9 7 12 0 WEDNESI)AY .,. ... 5 10 7 12 7 o00N's PIASK. F'irst quarter, on Thursdaly, the 21st, at 1Oh.81m. n.m. un, mui ~~ mm'n
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
d - VICTORIA. (From the Melbourne Argus.) o THtE oard of inquiry into the management of the y government printing-office have held several meet st ings, and amongst other witnesses examined have. been-the chief commissioner of police, the registrar* general, the acting surveyor-general; Mr. Bance (the it acting deputy postmaster-general), Mr. Morrah (of. a, the crown lands department), Mr. Lasoelles (the a editor of the Government Gazette), and the govern ment printer. The inquiries of the board have at e present been mainly directed towards two important s, objects, viz., a retrenchment of the expenses of the d printing-office, and a concentration of the lithogra-' . phio and letterpress-printing executed for the several departments of government into one central estab lishment, instead of their being scattered, al at Il present, over several branches of the service, at the g separate offices of which they are performed. The eo result of the labours of the board will take the form ...
SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
SYDNEY. Monday.. "THE case against Mr McCawley, the magis. trate, charge with rape on his domestic servant, was resumed at the Police Court this morning. The Bench at first deter mined to commit the defendant to the Cen tral Criminal Court for trial, but upon re consulting ordered that he be discharged, and he was discharged accordingly. Intelligence was received by telegram from Morpeth' this morning of the sudden and unexpected death of Mr John Wisdom, the local Customs landing waiter. Mr H. Priestly quotes best .lucerne hay at £2 to £2 15s pei ton. Maize at 3/5 to 3/6, and Adelaide wheat at 5/ to 5/6 per bushel. Tuesday afternoon. The Homebush race-course took fire to day causing £800 damage.. Mr Garrett has again postponed his mo tion Ifor_ the repeal of the newspaper tax. [** We were last night in receipt no telegram]
CHANGE IN DAY OF PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
CHANGE IN DAY OF PJBusCATIDn. gWING to a change in the arrange - ments of the mail contractors, throughwhich we are no longer able to obtain delivery of the Age in the most populous parts of the district on Saturday, as heretofore, we in tend from this date to resume publi cation on THURSDAYS, at 6 a.m., at which hour our town and first country delivery (via Canberra mail) will take place, and the remainder by the next outgoing mails through out the day. All persons interested will please take notice, and forward communi cations intendedfor publication early on Wednesday evenings. January 9th, 1869.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [IPR O-EVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANT] MELBOURNE. Monday. THERE" has been a meeting of the members of the medical pi ofessionu to consider and report upon the cases of small pox which have lately appeared in the Immigration Hospitsl. The doctors as usual disagreed as to whether the cases were small pox or chicken pox. Dr Helm, a recent arrival from England has staked his professional reputation on the opinion that they are chicken pox. All the honses near the hospital have been fumigated," and the sewers have been flushed with a solution of carbolic acid./
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
YASS. Wheat, 4e Od to 6s 6d per bushel : Flour, fine, £15 per ton; seconds; £14 Bran, Is. per bushel Pollard, not quoted Maize, 3s to Ss ad per bushel Oats, 8s Od to 3s 6d per bushel Barley, 2s 6d to 3S 0d per bushel Hay, £4 10s to £5 per ton IButter, fresh, 104 per lb. Cheese, 6d to 7d per lb. Bacon, 6d to 8d per lb. Eggs, 9d to 1. per dozen Potatoes, new,|ld to 2d per lb Hides, salted, 4s to 5s ,d each ; tsh , T to 9, dd each. . Sheepskins, 4dd to 5d per lb. xales gis Autiot ..
WEDNESDAY—JANUARY 6. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
VEDNESDAY-TAN UARLY 6. In the Legislative Council there was but a short sitting, there being no business on the paper. The assent to the Stamp Duties Act was received; and a bill to give certain powers to the Cook's River Road Trust was brought up from the Assembly, and read a first time. After some notices of questions, the Council ad journed until Wednesday next. In the Assembly, Ministers, in answer to questions, said: That a report had been received from the inspector of chari ties recommending the dismissal of Mr. Cullen, an assistant teacher at the Roman Catholic Orphan School; that the report had been approved of by a former, and acted upon by the present government; that the papers relating to applications to reclaim land would be laid on the table next day; that a sum would be placed on the supplementary estimates for erecting a new station at the'Sydney terminus; that nothing would be done this session beyond legalising the expenditure of the year. MIr. Samuel moved for le...
PARLIAMENTARY. TUESDAY—JANUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
PARLIA fMENTAR Y. TUESDAY-JANUARY 5. IN the Assembly, On the motion of Mr. Robertson, the seat of Mr. George Thornton, for the Gold-fields West, was declared vacant. A message from the Governor, was received, announcing the royal assent to the Stamp Duties Act. Mr. Samuel gave notice of his intention to move on Wednesday for leave to introduce a bill to enable the collector of customs to retire on a superannuation allowance. In answer to questions from Mr. Martin, nr. Robertson said he would next day lay on the table the despatch of the secretary of state on the Treason Felony Act; and Mr. Samuel said Mr. Duncan had been restored to office, all the papers would be laid on the table on Wednesday, and the financial state-, ment would be made on Wednesday if nothing un foreseen occurred to prevent it. Mr. Parkes's motion for returns of travelling ex penses of former ministers was taken as a formal motion and agreed to, and subsequently the returns were laid on the table. The Roads Act ...
Local and District News. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY.—Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
Local and District News COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. MoNDAY.-Before the Police Magistrate. OBSCENE LANGUAGE.-Peter Bishop stood charged with this offence, and being convicted was fined one pound. WEDNESDAY.-Before Messrs Hall, Wright, and Levy. GARDEN ROBBERY. - John Young was brought up in custody charged with breaking &nbsp; into the garden of Mr S. Walker and stealing therefrom a quantity of nectarines. From the evidence it appears that constables Pask and Mackenzie were on duty at 2 a.m. near Mr Walker's premises, when they heard the shaking of trees. On lobking over the fence the police saw several persons among the fruit trees, and arrested prisoner as he was coming out over the fence. Prisoner in reply to a question put to him said he had only been get- ting a few nectarines. He was brought to the lockup and searched, and a quantity of nec- tarines found on him. Mrs Walker deposed to the extent of the damage and loss sustain- ed; about 200 dozen apricots were spoiled and ...
The Age. THURSDAY, JANUARY 14th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
THHURSDAY, JANUARY 14th, 1869. Two letters which have recently appeared in the columns of this journal on the legalised injustice of the Impounding Act have led us to give expression to views we have .long held on the general defec tiveness and oppressive character of that remarkable piece of colonial legislation. No act of. the local parliament has opera ted more injuriously to the interests of the yeomanry or tended more to litigation and the engendering of bitter feeling amongst those who ought to be at peace. The act is on these accounts a standing blot in our statute books, and calls im peratively'.for amendment or repeal and the introduction of a new system alto gether. Thel?rincipal evils of the present act are---1. That it places in the hands of the large landowners a means of cruel' op.. pression. of the poor. 2. It'pla.ces in the hands of small holders a power of con stant- annoyarice and -of displaying their vindictiveness. 3. It presents to the dis honestlydisposed a str...
SHERWOOD DRAIN TILE WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
SHERWOOD, DRAIN, TILE WORKS.: '''(i rcn` the ,nboerta umIercury) Tim. question of subsoil',drainage is one which is every year gaining more and~'more attention at the -hands of our gardeners,. fruit-griowers andd agriculturists. Most of tlhe" volumes ,connected with agricultural matters- that have' lately- issued' from the preys liave fully recognised, the iimiportance of a thorough ,system of drainage as being! by far the most economical, and at the same. `time, effective method of ensuring; healthy. :and abundant crops. : To quote the words of one of the best modern:authorities ,on the' subject-" land which retains water in winter is in -a bad state, though it shouldboe 'bur'nt' up in summer , because the: burning in: fict! requires'drainng to cure it. 'Larids ?urn when naturallylghit, tlin and on-retýentive subsoil;l being thin they are easilysdturated withli' rain in winter;. apnd 'being lighl;thb water in thems soon,evaporated in summer;, and -when! i'drouglit .coituii?es,,,the...
EARTHQUAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 January 1869
'.EARTHQUAKiS; (From the Cornhit: .AI'ajari.in, T~E annals of earthquakes: are sufficient to give rise to a feeling of di·ead founded, not merely on the novelty of the event, but on a knowledge'ofofthe spowersl of the earth's internal heavings2r. The narratives o_ ,some of the great eartlhquakesi.afflord f?leafui evidenceon this, point. : - - In tlhefirt,shoolck pf the reat earthquake of Lisbon (November, .1755) .the city -.was shaken to its foundatioris. The houses were swung to and fro so ,iolenitly that tiie upper stories fell at once, causing, a` terrible loss.of life. Thoi?,ni'ds;rai?eled tolthe great square in front"of St., P~uil'siChurchl, to escape the reach of the- tottering- ruins.--,Itwas, the. festival of 'All' Siniht's, nd all the ohiurches had been crowded with" worshippers. But when the terrified .inhabitants;reached the. square ;they foitndd "thlit th.e "grbet olinrch of• St. Pauul' swasalready in ruins, and the in mense rmuilitutde which inad ,:thronged its sacred p...