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ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL VIA PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
iARRIVAL:' OF ` THE` JTNGpLSE'MAIL, VIA PAN4fAM ' ` ' •: (.From t14 8 .tr : . erath ., i: T EI'3**.4 :Company's steamer Ruahin ,' Captain?: B'eaii, "arrived' in' 'Port '?aokson: yesterday : (Wednesday) .morning at' eight o'clock:.' She brings telegraphic. news from Europo;tod.the '15th December, and files from New, York to: the: same :date., From. the Panama' papers to the 25th December;w,e extract the.following itoms of intelligenee,, -prefacing them with the telegraphio sumn mary of our correspondent. ;,: ~~.EUROPJE.3 .' . , ,: L? o poo, D.ecember:15th- ",;' Grpeco,has rejeoted :thei ultimatum ,of the' Sultan.,., TIo., Turkish ambassador ihnase alreadyleft: Athens, and the GreQk .iamsi sador'has left Constantinople tVar, i is said, is imminent:: . , . fr. Gladstone is readiy to consider any counter propiosals made 'by the United' States in the Alabama case. ":' The challenge'of the English'yacht iOan bria,. to race • for ;thel possession of the Queen's Cup, has been accepted bytli...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
The intelligeiice fromn America is to: the 16th December:-ti , In the House on the '7tli: a bill was intoil duced by Mr, i:Boutwell, providing for;unfi versal manhood suiffrage in all the states, and two resolutions for an' amendment- ofl the constitution to the sameeffect were in troduced by' Messrs. Kelley and Broomall. A resolition 'bof. censure against Reverdy Johnson,' iiiinister tto En'gland, and request ing.tho Presidelit to order his immediate,re call, was referred to the committee on foreign affairs by a vote of 95 to 41. A resolution, .appropriating fifty thousand. dollars. to :reimburse President Johnson for his expenses in the impeachment trial, was laid on the.table. A resolution .looking to amendments in the naturalisation .laws was adopted, after a strict party vote of 32, democrats to' 125 "republicans. Mr. Robin son, of New York, offered a resolution; call ing for. 'correspondence on the subject:'of American'.citizens imprisoned in Ireland'; but as 'a motion to refe...
WEST INDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
WE;ST. flQDIES. ,t lavana.,-Aibattle "has beon': fought ,close, to Havana, .between the`, rebels, and govern-, mont tidos; .srebeels Idefeated, sixty, killed, and tiw htiidrod wonded.,: *
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
rBUNGENDORE. [FRoM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] BAZAAI.-On Friday week last a bazaar in aid of St Philip's church building fund was held here. The stock consisted of articles both useful and ornamental, and commanded a fair attendance. I have not heard the exact Samount realised, but am informed that con sidering the dulness of the times and the short notice it was as favourable as anticipated. SToxar.-On Saturday the 30th instant our t;own was visited by a heavy storm of wind, Salin, and hail, accompanied by terrific thun >der and lightning. For some days previously tIhe weather had been threatening. On this 4evening the windows of heaven were opened, rand a joyful rain has again refreshed the Iarched earth, filling the water holes and clausing an excellent spring in the grass. Is the frost does not visit us too soon, I think with a few more showers we shall be safe for at supply of winter grass. I have not heard cif any damage having been done by the storm in the immediate neighbourhood...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
HoLLowAY's PkILT.--Health and Vigour.- To the most regular livers occasional disturbances of diges tion will occur which may be corrected at once by these tamous pills, the alteratiae and tonic powers of which cannot be too highly extolled. A dose now then wil prove salutary to everyone, but a continued course must be taken by the confirmed invalid. It is wounderful how the appetite and digestion improve in proportloun as the pills exert their wholesome In fluence over the animal economy. They augment muscular strength and mental vigour. Holloway's pills frequently cure diseases of the digestive organs after all other medicines haoe failed to afford relief and they are especially serviceable in disorder of the iver and kidneys. The undermentioned persons' conditional pur chases in the Queanbeyan distriet are declared for feited :-William Cunningham, 84a., Alex. Cun np;,hnm. 70;.. IRichlud Edwards, 40a., Charles hnpthl. 10',, %o'ne J. S. llt ey. 40a W. . Mac lthe ( uqtanagan age. STE...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
YA8. Wheat, 4s 0d to 4s 64 per bushel Flour, fine, £15 per ton; seconds, £14 Bran, is. per bushel Pollard, not quoted Maize, 5a to Os 0d per bushel Oats, 4. Od to 4s 6d per bushel Barley, 2s 6d to 3s 0d per bushel Hay, £8 to £8 10s per ton Butter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. Cheese, 6d to 7d per lb. Bacon, 6d to 8d per lb. Eggs, 9a to ls per dozen Potatoes, now, ld to 2d per lb Hides, salted, 4s to is 6d each; tresh, 7s to Os 6d each Sheepskins, 43d to 5d per lb.
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
WEEKLY CALEWDAR. Days of the week. th Sun rise Sun sets Age. IIURSDAY.. ...... Feb.11 5 31 0 57 N FRIDAY... ... ..... . ,12 5 32' 650: 0 SATURDAY ... .....,, is 5 s G~65 I SUNDAY ... ... ... , 14 5 .4 6 O4 2 MONDAY .. ...... ', 15 535 6 52 3 TUESDAY ... .... ,, 16 6 8 061 4 WEDNESDAY ... .. ,, 87 6 50 s SMOON'S PBlAS. New moon, on Thursday, the Ilth, at Ilh. 58m.p:m.
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
S BRAIDWOOD. "Ploor, fine, £17 10s per ton ; sec3nds), £15 10 Wheat, Os Od to Os 6d per bushel ;Bread, 5d the 2-lb. loaft lran, 1/9 per bushel Maize, 4s 6d to 4s 9d per bushel 'Oats, Os Gd to 6s Od per bushel :Barley, 4s perbushel Potatoes, £7 10s to £8 per ton HMay, oaten, £8 to £9 per ton Cheese, 68d to 6d per lb. -Bacon, 6d per lb. Butter, fresh, /6O to Os per lb.; Eggs; 9d to 10d per dozen
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
COMMERCIAL. Ao? Office, Wednesday. The following may be taken as the ruling -whole? sale prices in QEeanbeanbeyan: Flour, per ton... fine-d616 0 0 seconds 15 0 0 Wleat,perbushel.. 0 4 6 to 0 5 0 Bran,pgrbushel ...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oats .................... O 3 6 ,, O 4 0 Barley ............... 0 3 6 0 0 0 3alze .............. 0 4 0 ,, 0 4 0 Hay, per ton ......... 5 0 0 ,, 6 0 0 Fotatoes;perowt, ncw 0 10 8 ,, '0 12 0 Butter, per Ib. .... . 0 1' 8 ,, O 1 0 Bacon, perlb.......... O 0 6 O 0 0 Cheese,per lb. (none) 0 0 -0 ~° .. 0 0 0 Zgg, per dozon...... " .1- 0 ., "0 0
SYDNEY. GOLDSBROUGH BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Thursday Feb. 4, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
SYDNEY. GOLDSBROUGII BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Thursday Feb. 4, 1809. 'LIva STOCK MARKET.-Fat Cattle: A verylarge supply forward. Prices a shade lower. The majo rity of the lots offering anything but good, cattle in low condition selling at store rates. Prime pens are worth £? to £7 per head. There can be no doubt -that good cattle will rule high this winter.-Fat -Calves: Ruling low.--Fat Sheep: Market still de pressed. The greater portion of the flocks offering -are in low condition, whzch are difficult to sell at store 'rates. Good sheep are getting scarce, and before long we look forward to high rates. VWe cannot quote -best wedders above 8s Gd; second ditto Gs Gd; infe rior lots from 2s to 4s. Our sales this week comprise 500 at 8s; 650 at Gs Gd; and 1000 at 4s Gd.-Fat 'Lambs: In fair demand, good lots at all times sell well. Quotations this week from Ds to 10 for really prime.-Store Stock and Stations: Not much doing. Woor, REPORT.-At the usual weekly sales held at the Chamber of ...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
·GOULBURN. 'P.' .'COHIEN AND CO.'S REPORT. Wheat, Ss to :5s Sd per bushel .Flour, fine, £13 to £14 per ton; seconds, £12 to £18 Pollard, Is 8d per bushel 'Bran, is 3d per bushel Bread, 83d to 41d the 2-lb. loaf .Maize, 5s per bushel .Barley, 3s per bushel -Oats, 4s 6d to 5s 6d per bushel Hay, £5 10s to £6 per ton Straw, £2 per ton Butter, fresh, is to Il 6d per lb.; salt; 8d tolO0d Cheese, 6d per lb. Bacon, 5d to 6d per lb. Eggs, is per dozen iPotatoes, 8s to Os per owt; good wanted. Onions, 2d per lb. -Fat' Cattle, prime and weighty, £6; good, £'4 to 65'10s Store Cattle,'two to six years, £2 15i to £8?is Fat Wethers; 7s 6d Store Sheep, s to Os Pigs. 81d to 4d per lb. Beef (retail), 3d per lb. Mutton (retail), 3d per lb. Tallow, beef, 20 to £24 per.ton; mutton, £30 Hides, 6s to 8s each •Sheepekins, 3d per lb. bWool, 71d to 94 per lb ; greasy, 5d to 0d?.
REPORT OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON TREASON AND ASSASSINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
RlEPORT OFr TE LSELEOT COMMITTEE ON TREASON AND ASSASSINATION.. Tie following is- the report adopted..by the com mitteo:- - Tho select committeo of the Legislative Assembly nppointed on 16th December last, " with power to send for:p rsons and papers,"-" to inquire into, and report'upon; the existence of a conspiracy for pur posei of treason and assassination-alleged, by a. former coloni1l secretary, to have subsisted in this country-and to receive all evidonce that mtny'bo tendered, or-obtained, concerning a murder-nlleged, by the same person, to have been perpetrafed by one or more of such conspirators-the victim of which murder is stated to be unknown to the poliee,"-to whom were referred, on the 18th December last, (1.) Copies of papers relating to the crime of the late prisoner Henry ,Tames O'Farrell, in attempt ing to assassinate II.R.11. the Duko, of Eden burgb, (2.) Correspondence (including legal opinion) re specting "papers relating to O'Farrell's case, - ands: to-. an--all...
A MAN SHOT BY THE CAPTAIN OF A WHALER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
A 3IAN SHOT BY THE CAPTAIN OF A WHALER. '- -?A:"=(From the dickland .EZpress.) T.n Fiery Cross, which arrived. from Nor folk Island on 22nd January, reports the shooting of a man by his captain, on board the American whaling barque Callao, of New .Bedford, M.Mass. One of the -crew of the Callao, a passenger by-the Fiery Cross, has given the following written statement of the, affair : Saturday, May'30th, 1868. '-'Ohbodard bairiie Callao,, of New Bedford. SThe starboard watch ,was called to come on'deck that morning at the usual hour; viz., three o'clok. -James Connolly, .whose turn it.was' totake the wlheel,'overslept himself- not hearing: the watch called - and -!was about eight. or ten- minutes behind his time in relieving the wheel; in consequence -'of whiich.- Captain Brown: came obn deck and commenced on 'Connelly about .it;.. at .the same time talking protty-loud. - John Bren nan, one of .the crew, hearing loud talking, wallied aft as a far- as the mainmast to see what it was....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
Comparason will Prove .THAT A. LEVY supplies Goods with CHEAPNESS and EXCELLENCE and PURITY of QUALITY combined. Our 2/6 tea is really exquisite Our 2/ tea is a marvel at the price Our sugar at 5d is splendid Our sugar at 6d is snowdrop Our coffee at 1/4 is pure aroma All other Goods are certainly not surpassed by any other house in the trade in town. COMPARISON IS TE' PROOF. Goulburn Stores, Queanbeyan. Q N SALE at the Waterloo Warehouse, corner of George and Market streets, Sydney Arrowroot, West India Dayand Martin's blacking Castor oil, half-pints Barcelona nuts (Hora's) Belmont candles, full Chicory, Barry's, in tins weights Carbonate soda Patras currants Cheese, North Wilts Eleme raisins Cream tartar, In 141b jars Carraway seeds Cocoa, Figs, small boxes Capers, quarter-pints and Ginger, Jamaica and Af- 2 oze. rican Epsom salts, 1 oz packets Holloway's medicines Flower of sulphur Liquorice, Borraco, and Hams, Taylor's Solazzi Imperial plums, Nos 2 &5 Salad oil, half-pin...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
i( Q otoniat 4ixfraiis. it 11 L'EXTrNCTEUR FIRE ENGINE.--A series of very interesting experiments have been is made near the Corporation Female Bathing i, house, Woolloomooloo Bay, with a view of practically illustrating the efficacy of a new c" portable fire engine patented,by Messrs. W. ° B. Dick and Co., of Glasgow, known as e L'Extincteur, and of which Messrs. M'Vey, , Baird and Co., are the Sydney agents. The e principal of this engine is to powerfully e supplement the force of water by that of cs carbonic acid gas, with an: amount of which the water contained in the machine is super P saturated, in a proportion equivalent to eight y times the amount of gas to that water. The fire engine is exceedingly simple, consisting I. of a cylinder, of a size sufficiently small to admit of its being readily carried on a man's back, and which contains, according to its size, from twenty-six to eighty pints of water supersaturated with gas, which is generated within the cylinder itself, by ...
QUEANBEYAN MECHANICS' INSTITUTE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
QUEANBEYAN MECHANICS' INSTITUTE TaxE adjourned annual meeting of the mem hers of the mechanics' institute was held last Friday evening, Mr J. B. Thompson in the chair. The principal business was the presentation of the committee's report, which, as under, was read, and on the motion of Mr f1ornby, seconded by Mr Brook, was unammously adopted : To the Members of the Quesnbeyan .echanics' Institute. GENTLEMEN,-YOur committee acting for the year 1898 now respectfully submit for your consideration a report of their labours during the past year. In conducting Ihe business of the institute your committee have had several difficulties to contend with, which, however they believe they have now. surmounted. The number of committee meetings held during the year has been six, the whole of which have been generally well attended by the committee and oficers. The reading provided for the members of the In stitute, in addition to the library, is as follows: The Qucanbeyan Age, Sydney Punch, Illus...
The Age. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11th, 1869. Local and District News. ADJOURNED HOSPITAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 February 1869
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY llth, 1869. oagaI and 'istqiqt - wts. ADJOURNED HOSPITAL ;MEETING. TE adjourned, annual meeting of subscribers to the hospital-a brief notice of which ap peared in our last-took place in the board room on the 2nd instant. The hour of meet ing was announced for 2 p.m., and at an hour later, inathe absence of the president the bu siness of the meeting commenced under the chairmanship of the Rev A. D. Soares, and in the absence of the secretary the duties of his office were undertaken by Mr Parr. The business however had scarcely formally com menced when theabsent officers arrived and undertook their respective duties. Mr W. G. O'Neill, the secretary, sead the 4following report, which, on the motion of iMr Gale, seconded by Mr Parr, was unanimously adopted: The Committee. of the Queanbeyan Hespital res pectfully lay before the subscribers their report for the past year. 1. During the year the annual, two special gene ral, and five committee meetings were held, at all...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 February 1869
SWEEKLY CALENDAR. Dayn or Days of toe week. Day of Sun rises sun sets Age. Soantn, •: : ? 1HIUIRSDAY. ... ... .Feb.18 l 5 38 0 49 6 FRIIDAY...-.. . ? .. ,, ,19? :5 90 L 0 ' 7 SATURDAY ...0.... 911 ,, 4..=0 511" .6 47 . 8 SUNDAY 1i 5 .2' ' 6'46 9 MONDAY ... ,.. , 5 43 6 45 10 PUESDAY ...;... ;, 23 45 ?1 644 11 WELDNESI)AY ... 5 .4 . T.* 5AS" 06-3 12 ''stoo?'s ihe a t. S First quarter, on Snturtiy, the e0th, at IOh: 9m: am.
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 February 1869
TO TUE UDITOR. Sir,-I am a daily traveller between Cooma and Queanbeya,i and have abundant oppor tinity to 'notice the state of the road, which :is now truly dangerous, especially for night travelling. For those who travel by day it'is bad enough, but when you take into conside ration that the mail service along this line, both up and down, is all night work,.it be comes a Wonder that there is any punctuality it all. The late rains have badly torn up the roads, and made them ten times worse than they were before.: .This isthe case at the fol lowing placesI:-The Buirra bridge, Micalago Gap, Yungelarai hill, Gunguandra creek and hill, and 'at Cosgrove's creek. I understand there are two road superinten'dents appointed to look after these roads and to see that they are ikept in ? state of thorough repair. Where =are'these gentlemen', Irespectfully ask? Du ring my constant journeys to and fro, I have seen neither of them for fully three months, and, only one of them for a much longer pe...
FRIDAY—FEBRUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 February 1869
FRIDAY-FEBRUARY 12. In the Assembly, . It was ordered on the motion of Mr. Windeyer, that the House should on Friday next go into com mittee of the whole to consider the expediency of introducing a bill to enable the Sydney municipal council to assess unoccupied land. Mr. Windeyer moved the second reading of the Sydney Boundaries' Amendment Bill. He explained that the object of the bill was to include, first the water reserve, next the "No Mlan's Land," dnd last the Paddington municipality, within the municipal boundary of Sydney. With regard to the first of these, it was intended to prevent this reserve from being cut up by roads through it, which had been claimed by the Waverley municipal council. As to the next, it was a piece of land on Black-wattle Swamp which threatened to become a nuisance, and of which the municipal council of the Glebe would not take charge. With regard to the annexation of Paddington, this was proposed at the express request by petition of nearly throe-fou...