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A FUNDED DEBT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
-A FUNDED -DEBT. (ro, n the .Em pire.) Tux colonial treasurer, in the course of his financial statement, announced it to be his desire to consolidate the public liabilities and to create a local funded debt within the colony. Some of the advantages of this proposed plan are too obvious to need much explanation. It is the consolidated debt of the United Kingdom which has tended so much to the preservation of that safe con servatism which prevents progress and re form from being precipitated into revolution, and protects the foundations of existing in stitutions throughout the most exciting political agitation. Just at the time when the treasurer of this colony has made the announcement alluded to, we observe that public attention in South Australia is being irawn to the same subject, and the project of creating a fund for local investment is strongly advocated by the South Australian Register. "That there are means," says that journal, "quite ample to supply the government with all l...
PARLIAMENTARY. TUESDAY—JANUARY 19. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
PARLIAMENTARY. (Fromu the S. r. ierald.) TUESDAY--JANUARY 19. IN the Assembly, Ministers, in answer to questions, said : That on 31st December last the government had on hand 132,333 yards of rails, with a corresponding quantity of chairs, fish-plates, &c., and the contractor of No. 5 section, great western extension would be sup plied with rails, &o., as he required them; that cer tificates would be dealt with under the Volunteer Force Act by or through the commanding-officer; that the special audit account correspondence would be laid on the table when the mayor of Newcastle replied to the communication of the government; and that Mr. Hassall had been allowed to copy such portions of the evidence taken by the Braidwood commission as referred to him. Petitions in favor of the Grape Disease Prevention Bill wre presented-from the Hunter, by Mr. Burns; from Illawarra, by Mr. J. Stewart; from Prospect and Fairfield, by Mr. Farnell; from Yass, by Mr. Do Salis; from Murru...
THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. OUR LONDON LETTER. LONDON, 3rd December. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. OUR. LONDON LETTER. IFrorn the S. t. ITerald.) LoNDor, 3rd December. DOnr?o the past month one object has occu pied every mind-the general election. Let me without delay put before your readers the result. Two or three Scotch seats are not yet filled, it is true; but for all practical purposes the new House of Commons is complete. Of the 656 members already returned 384 are liberals and 272 conserva tives, thus giving the former a majority of 112. Though some sanguine prophets have Sbeen disappointed, Mr. Gladstone will com amand a majority larger by 47 than that of last session, and amply sufficient, one would think, to ensure success to his policy.: But so..one- knows what turn affairs will take. Some. say the ministry will "honourably -retire,", and so avoid a vote of no confidence; others that a new "Cave of Adullam" is beliiig formed among the liberals. We shall not,. however, be kept long in suspense. Parliament is summoned for next Thursday, the 10th ins...
SYDNEY. GOLDSBROUGH BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Thursday, Jan. 22, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
SYDNEY. ......... GOLDSBROUGII BURT.APD.CO s REPORT. 'Thursday, Jan. 22, 18s9. .' "LIYEESTOCK MARKET.-Fat Cattle: The num :ber' sthlmitted to the trade this week.amounted'to S750 'head, and, with the exception of two small lots, -, ,:consisted of'second and inferior quality. We quote ,-rbest bullocks at £6 to £7; second ditto, £4 10s, to 86.-Fat ,Calves: Market much over-done, and ,,prices easier.-Fat Sheep : A heavy supply, and prices have fallen, fully is per head on prime lots,. -_and on other sorts from is Gd to 2s. We quote .prime: wedders, worth 8s Gd; second ditto, 78 (Id.- Fa,, t Larnbs : Fi ir supply, and prices without altera idn.,-Stbre Stcck and. Stations : Nothiuig doing. \Woo, RsEPonT.-At'our sale on Wednesday we submitted a catalogue of about 120 bales, chiefly greasy wool; we sold almost every lot,at prices fully maintaining the late mail news. Yesterday at the Chamber of Commerce, about 1300 bales were offered of whichrabout 1000 changed haonds. Wool sold at, greasy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
' Department of Lands, .; - Sydney, 15th January,;1869:-- -Notice of Annual Meeting of Owners Diseases in Sheep Act of.1866 , :S IEEP. OWNERS. competent to vote foi the k. election of Directors for the.. Sheep District of Queanbeyan, are hereby . requested ,to 0meet at QUEANBEYAN, for .that purpose, at noon,^en TUESDAY, the 9thday; of February niext, 1809.'. WILLIAM FORSTER. : The Treasury,'New South Wales, S .4th January, 1869.,'.: : Contracts: for., the Pubilic ,Service. ." COUNTRY' DISTRIC?.?'. OTIC'E is:hereby given, that Tenders will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock 'on Tuesday, the 16th, instant, for furnishing, oi ac count of the Public Service, the Rations of Provi sions to the indermentioned Establishments, in such quantities as may be required during twelve calendar months, commencing 1st April 1869, upon the conditions specified in Government Gazette of this date. Printed forms of Tender, as well as any further particulars and information may be obtained on ap...
AN AMERICAN DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
AN AMERIOAN DUEL. FAnTILAnITY with danger breeds contemptof it, and it is this rule that finally makes the bravado. The history of our frontiers affords many instances of men who were for long years desperadoes, and who defied all the laws, human and divine, with seeming im punity; and yet there are examples where individuals raised in the .lap of luxury and refinement, and of polished education,. inex perienced in the use of deadly weapons, have been suddenly brought into contact with these outlaws, and conquered them on 'their own fields and in their own bloody and inhuman way. A remarkable instance of this is re membered where a descendant of' General Philip Schuyler, who some thirty years ago, while travelling in the south-west, was set upon by an inhuman fiend. The man's name was Gamble; he had committed innumerable murders, and defied arrest or punishment. He had beenrepeatedly warned by the con stituted authorities of his state, declared an outlaw, and a large reward offered ...
THURSDAY—JANUARY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
THURSDAY-JANUARY 21. In the Legislative Council the time was chiefly accupied in debate as to whether the Cook's River road lighting bill was to be considered a public or a private bill; but the House was counted out with out coming to a decision. In the Assembly, A petition from Warga Wagsg in favor of a Vine disease prevention bill, was presented by Mr. Graham. A message from the Governor was recelved, re commending a month's advance, in order to pay the official salaries for January. A bill to amend the 11th and 12th Victoria, No. 43, was brought in by Mr. Farnell, and was read-a first time. On the motion of Mr. Samuel, the House went into committee of ways and means. The question before the committee was-That towards making good the supply granted to her Majesty, for the services of 1869, there be granted out of the con solidated revenue fund a sum of £1760. Mr. Eagar, in rising to comment upon the flnancial speech of the treasurer, first alluded to the fact that he had last yea...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
I' Q'' ~';*int 'h" 5xtraqis. Lo LosT IN TiE ? usu.-Earll y `on Friday ilast a, little._boy of only-two 'and a-half years of age, the son of a freeiselector named Butt, camped about four miles from town on the Junee road, was missed from the camp and has never siuce been heard of. The .motlihersaw the. child .about.. six. o'clock in, the morning, and it was then toddling about and:in reply 'to" a question; childishly said it v;is going to' look for the bullockso. Very ishortlyv:afternot: half an hour, the child:was: not Ito. be seen, and a search was immediately commenced. .,Time wore on, and no traces of:. the missing::one being discovered. the parents became se iiously alarmed, and the policeý?hieing~icommunicated w: ith, ' and a niiilbertif neighbours joininig in the' search; the:bash .was scoured in all directiops. The day was. fiightfiilly hot, not a drop of water' is to be found neatr the camp, and wilihe nighbt closed'in iupont an..unsuccessful seanich the nniversalltmipressio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
CHANGE IN DAY OF PUBLtCATION. OWINaG 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 A'out the day. 1 All persons interested will please Ptake notice, and forward communi oations intendedforpublication early on 'Wednesday evenings. ,;.?January 9th, 1869. '4Hoaitowa's Psrus.-Safe, yet Elfeelive.-No ofthelr medicine combines the same purifying alterative and tonic properties, which have raised the pills so -highly in the estimation of the public. In diseases arising from unhealthy situations, close npartinuents, and sedentray occupations, no means so potent"foi cooling; cleansing, and regulating the humain body can be found. H...
The Age. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
q"! gl . °'-"' Lt'1TlRSDAY ANUARY-28ik lagg .ginming to ;sew'effects. The different. representati.es; ? of poyernment thiat. have othppeared on ":thee;scen ehaeeeach' p.ayed -4heir part--not.- to the en tie?satisfaction Eof those: outside the 'Ho}use, but doubtless .to their own; having-anneye to the interest .derit ed from holding office. In each'case -,and:receipts of :the public revenue;it has ,been a: ,radical .error ain all .their calcula. - tions.. One. Ministry has gone in' for, re irenclunieinf ,intitems opposed.: by the Assembly'"were not reducid in any- way a? iihe, careful obiserver- of sums, " taken o~ ff..haT found'inmany instances: larger gisums"tiputgon' in the expenses of other iepartments, owhich, f ofvcoirse,'. lefth the ''reasury-in no better condition as regards the "sinews of w.eh'e Asv for politics, both sides of the .House hve been, noto . triousefor, vagueness andy uncertainty. It eeas freuntlydi o.fapiened th represach c tives frhave ohanged their colours ha...
DISEASES IN VINES ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
DISEASES IN VINES ACT. (Frons the .Empiro.) STit bill introduced by Mr. Nowlan into the * Assembly, with the object of preventing the spread of ".oidium tuckerii," commences by. r tepealing the act 31 Victoria No. 13, intituled the Grape Vines and Grapes Importation Prohibition Act. The second clause is merely. explanatory of the terms used in the bill.. Clause 3 authorises the Governor to appoint inspectors of vines and vineyards, who, on such appointment being notified in the Gazette, are to be invested with full powers under the bill. Clause 4: If neces sary the inspector may employ assistance in enforcing the act; and any owner through whose neglect such assistance may be re quired must repay the inspector the cost of it. Clause 5: Any person obstructing an inspector or his assistant in the performance of their duty, or refusing to point out any vines or vineyard, or to fumigate, dress, or •diainfeot the aamu if Pquind, i: liable to a fine' not exceeding £20. Clause 6 : Every ow...
WEDNESDAY—JANUARY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
W~EDNESDAY-JANUARY 20. In the Legislative Council the only business on the paper was the bill to enable the trustees of the Cook's-River road to light the road with gas, the expense to be defrayed out of surplus trust funds, which was reported with an amendment and re-com mitted, and a further verbal amendment made, and it was again reported. A question which arose at a former stage of com mittee was renewed-as to whether this was a public or private bill. Ultimately the House adjourned until four p.m., next day, when the question as to whether public or private will be gone into. In the Assembly, Mr. De .Salis asked the postmaster-general,-1. Is he aware that the present contractor for the direct mail between Yass and Gundaroo does not run the route described in the Gazette notifying the accept ance of his tender? 2. Has the postmaster-general taken any, and what steps, to cause the present con tractor to run the route tendered for by the Yass River and Muondoonan route ? 3. Is the...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 January 1869
Local and District News. ANNIVERSARY DAY. --- The anniversary of the foundation of the colony on Tuesday was only partially observed as a holiday: A few flags floated over the town, and besides the cricket match, there was an odd fellows' ball and Mr Cane's inn, and another ball at Mr G. Hunt's inn. To-DAY'S SALE. --- We have been requested to direct attention in this form to an impor- tant sale of household fuirniture and effects to take place at Auberne Cottage, at noon, this &nbsp; day. Vide advertisement. &nbsp; TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. --- Mr Vaughan, con- tractor for the enlargement of the Queanbeyan jail, arrived in town by Wednesday ight's mail last week, and immediately took the pre- liminary steps for the fulfilment of his con- tract. Mr William Hollitt has obtained from the contractor an order for the supply of 120,000 bricks, which are to be delivered at the Jail within seventeen weeks. Messrs. J. Cooper and S. Taylor have contracted for the well-sinking, and...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
'LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PE i OREVILL-E'5 TELEGRAM COMPANY] .. .SYDNEY. i :,;'?.. " ' " .~ Tuesday. IT i:rimoured Ithat the Conspiracy Com.; mittee; is divided on the Report which it -,shouidmake and'that all the papers con r:nected Žwith the attempted assassination :'of: H.RH. the Duke of Edinghburgh, will. :be': laid on the table of the Legislative Assembly to-morrow. " The Panama mail steamer is expected to-night. ky-'. James Howard, of Bombala, butcher, is insolvent. Maize is declining. [ BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPIl.] Wednesday afternoon: The Conspiracy Committee have agreed to their Report on the casting vote of the chairman. The Ruahine has arrived. - A collision had occurred on the : Ohio river between two steamers. -Forty lives were lost. . An immediate attack on the New Zea land rebels is contemplated. ,.
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
COMMERCIAL .. ý AGE Omce, Wednesrday. WnzAr, best samples, is selling inWtoweist ds., It? ,3raidwood, the highest rates ruling last Friday were:. 0s. In Yass there is no demand, the local quota tions being 4s 3s to 4s 6d. HIay has risen, as much as £6 having been paid before the rains. Much higher lates have ruled in neighbouring markets, where the'consumption is greater. Last week- £9 and £8 10s were given in Yass, for best oaten hay, and similar rates have ruled in Braidwood. Puta toes have:been seliitig in town at 2d ane even 3d per Ib, but im quantities command about 12s per cwt. The following may, be taken as the'ruling whole ale prices in Qteanbeyan :-_ Flour, per ton.. fine £16 0 00 seconds £15 0 0 WVhcat,per bushel .. 0 4 6 to 0 r5 0 Branper bushel..... O0 1 0 . 0,, 0 0: Oats ............?....... 0 8 6. ,, O 4' 0 Barley ............ ..; . 08 6 0 0 0 M1aize .... ...... 40. ,, 0 4 ,6 Iay, perton' ........ 5 00. 00 0 0 Fotatoes,percwt,new 0 10. ,, 0 12ý 0 8utter; per lb. ;...; ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Dy of Moon's SDayf tnweek. ~toth unrises Sun cts Age. TIURSDAY ..: ... Feb. 4 5'55 7 3 22 FRIDAY...... .. ... 5 5 26 7 2 23 SATURDAY ..... ... 6 6 7 7 1 24 SUNDAY .... * ~ 7 5 28 7 1 25 MONDAY .. ...... ~ 8 5 29 7 0 26 TUESDAY " .... . o 9 5 22 0D a 27 WEDNESDAY ...... 0 5060 628 .28 MOON'S PHASE. SLuast quarter, on T'hursday. the 4th, at 3h. Om. a.m.
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
BRAIDWOOD, Flour, fine, £17 10s per ton; seconds, £15 10s Wheat, 6s Od to Os Gd per bushel . 'B'read, Gd the 2-lb. loaf;.. SBran, 1/0 per bushl el M3aize 4s 6d to4s 'Od per bushel Oats, ,5 Gd to Gs 6d per bushel Barley, '4s perbushel S.otatoes £7 10s to £8 per ton Hiay, oaten, £8 to £0 per ton ''' Cheese;:d'to d64per lb., - 'Bacon, Gd per lb. . ;'.'-Butter, fresh, 1/6 to Os per lb. ; , Eggs,' d to 10d per dozen- "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
HOLLOWAYr's FILLS.. -Blo0 to0 the. Head with Sytnptbms'of Apoplexy.-Holloway's pills are un deniably the finest medicine in the world for bilious noss and indigestion, in all cases of deranged stomach determination of the .blood to the head, biliousness, sick headaches, liver complaints which frequently end fatally, by producing apoplexy'or paralysis. There is no medicine known that will give such immediate relief as these renowned pills; youngaud old, rich anud poor, patroniso them, and so many cures are e-' feoted by their use that their praise is sounded from thoe 'torrid to the frigid zone; in truth persons who travel consider them a necessary requisite. Frequent ly the blood becomes over-heated the liver torpid, the skin irritated by prickely heat. and the bhole syntem langifil n'rnl'sxlnuestued. Nbthing Co sqon gives relief a 11llovo '!:.r . I ,>?TERMS !OF ;SUBSCRIPTION : * '..(Pajrable in advance)- "' Delivered by post or orwarded 24 per annum, or n 6ad per qr. .. by'dls p...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
S. .GOULBUJRN. S , F. S. OIIENAND CO.'S REPORT.' W heat, 5s toSs'8d'per bushel Flour,. fine, £13 to £14 'per ton; seconds, £12 to £18 Pollard, 1sc8d per bushel'. Bran, is 3d per bushel lBread, 3jd to 41d'the 2-lb. loaf U 1aize, 'S per bushel ' ' Badrley, 3s per bushel Oats, 4? Gd to Os Gd per bushel i 'Hay, £5 lOs to £6 per ton - Straw,;£2 per ton Butter, fresh, Is. to is Gd perlb.; salt, 8d to lOd :Cheese, Gd per lb. SBacon, Gd to'Gd per lb. Eggs, is per dozen . .:. Potatoes, 8s to Os per cwt; good wanted -Onions, 21 per lb..; - "..Fat Cattle, prime and weighty, £6; good, £4 to £i 10s .Storo Cattle, two to si years, £2 16s to £ 5's ,--at Wethers, 7s.Od .-Store Sheep, 4s to 5s . Pigs. 3~d to 4d per lb. Beef (retail), 3d.per lb. Mutton (retail), 38 per lb. . s Tallow, beef, £20 to £24 per ton; mutton, £80 Hides, Os to 8s each Sheepskins, 3d .per 11). .. WVool, 7§d to 9d per lb; greasy, 5d to Gd
SYDNEY. GOLDSBROUGH BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Friday, Jan. 29, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 February 1869
SYD1EY. : OOLDSBROUGH IBURT AND'CO. S REPORT. .Friday, :Jan. 29, 1869. lAVE? STo' MAnRkET.--Fat Cattle : A very full $supply-of second and' inferior lots,; ?consequently prices are much. lower. 'It is almost impossible to csell inferior lots; owing chiefly to the scarcety or grass and water in and about Sydney. We cannot quote 'best bullocks above. £6. The lots coming forward ,.are areraging from £2 10s to'o£4 10s. We sold for 'Messrs Readford and Tarrant,: from Wellington, a draft at quotations.--Fat Calves : a good supply and prices. easy.--Fat Sheep : Market still in a depressed • state,'the rivalry which we mentioned in a previous report'is as keen as ever, and so long as this contin t.ues, prices will'not advance.. We quote best wedders .at 8s; second worth. Gs Gd; inferior unsaleable.- t`Larinbs:' A fair supply and satisfactory prices is i'?h result.. Our sales this week, 51 (Armstrong's) ;: '40 (John'Brown), Singleton; 20 (Ashford. ' Quota ftions,from Gs Gd to lls.-Store Stoc...