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WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
WEEKLY CALENDAR. .Dy..f Mooue Day? of toe week. Mo Sun ri SU sets Ae. urrusDAY. .. :.. Feb.?5 546 6 41. 13, PRIDAY.; .. .... ... S 41. 64, It 41 SATURDAY... ;5;,7?| ?|40 | 6040- 1 SUNDAY .... _o5 ? 7 6 9 :16 MONDAY ....... . r. 1 649 6 37 17. TUESDAY ... . 6 '49 6 35. ...185 .WEDNESDAY... .. ,,S 50 : 6 '419 " Moos's PHEASE.. " . Tll n oon'on Stturdaeythe 06th, at IOh.95m.p.am, -i
Local and District News. QUEANBEYAN GENERAL SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
loqatl and DisttiQt V4 tis. QUEANBEYAN GENERAL SESSIONS., Tsn court of general sessions for the district of Queanbeyan will commence at 10 a.m.'of Monday next. His Honour Judge McFarland: will preside. Mr Rogers will prosecute on .behalf of the Crown; Mr Nathan, Clerk of the Peace. . he :following is Jthe calendar of cases for trial:- 1. John Davis, horse-stealing. : I 2. Adolphus Winter, obtaining a saddle and bridle , -T., ounder false pretencesse.. - .3. Thomas Jenkins, unlawfully'killin g a sheep
THURSDAY—FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
TRURnDAr-FERRUARY 18. In the Legislative Council, The St. Andrew's Cathedral Olose Bill was" con sidered in enmmittee, reported without amendment, and.the third reading was fixed.fnr next sitting day. SThe Poloe Regulation Extension Bill was again taken into committee of the whole, nnd:the amend mient proposed on Wednesday by Mr. Darley was riegtived. The bill was reported with amendments (Mr. Hay's); and the adoption of the report made an. order for the next sitting day. The Council adjourned; at ten minutes past five' p.m., until Wednesday next., In the Assembly, Mr. Lucas asked the enlonial secretary;-whether' he will lay upon the table of this House, all letters, reports, and other doonments relating to' three charges made by Bryan Patrick. Me Mahon against thne nnior-aonstable at Berrima,' . Mr. Robertson said there would be no objection to lay the papers upon the table. ? Dr. Lang asked the secretirv for publio works, whether it is the intention of the government to erect the ...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
j .'Whqat, 4, Od tos?Bs~l pier bushel a t-: rPlour, fine, £15 per ton; second., £14:. u Bra , 1s. per bdshel ; I?? K ?Pollqrds;not quoted .- Maize, 5s,6 to 6s 6dc'perbushel 'Oats, 4s Od to 4s Gd per bushel --Barley, 2s Gd to 3s Od per bushel Hay, £5 to £6 10s per-ton Butter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. Cheese, 6d to 7d per- lb. " Bacon, Od to 8d per lb. Eggs, 9d to is per dozen Potatoes, new, Id to 2d per lb Hides, salted, -Is to 5s 6d each; Tre?b, 7s to 9s 6d each S.Sheepskins, 41d to 54 per lb.
FRIDAY—FEBRUARY 19. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
FRIDAY-FuaUA3RY 19. In the Legislative Assembly, The Speaker announced the return of Mr. Walter Church as member for the Western Gold-fields. A bill to make provision for the burial of the deead was brought in by Mr. Farnell, and was read, a first time. On the motion of Mr. Driver, the Sydney Paving Bill was read a second time, and considered in com mittee. A very.lengthy diseussionensued upon the propriety of allowing tenants of hounse to be made answerable for the city and other rates due from the' landlords.. The further consideration of the bill was finally ordered for Tuesday next. A bill to enable the municipal council of Bydney to assess unoccupied land and to impose. rates thereon. was brought in by Mr. Driver, and was. read a first time. The House. went into committee to consider the propriety of a vote of 810,000 for deepening the Parramatta River. Mr. Byrnes, in moving a resolution declaring.the advisability of sobh an expenditure, expressed bhiE firm belief that' the who...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
LATEST INTELLIGENCE I 1 P. t ,-O aVILLES TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday. IT is reported that Mr Martin intends: to move to-morrow as an amendment on: the motion in the Assembly t "tat the House go into Committee of Supply a vote 'of censure on the Government for revealing information communicated to the 'Spcial Commission on Crime in the Braidwood district. A gold field has been discovered in Tas mania, at. a place called Den, and 4 or. 5 ozs. of nuggetty gold' from that place has been exhibited in Hobert Town. No how insolvencies -were declared to day.
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
COMMERCIAL. As Offic Wedn Thefollowing may be taken astbe'uligyhhie Ssale prices in Queanbeyan :-- --' Flour, per ton... fine £16 0 0 seconds £15 0 0 Vheat, per bushel.. O 4 0 to 0 5 0 Bran; per bushel...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oats ..................... 0 8 6 ,, 0 4 0 .Barley .................. 8 ,, 0 0 0 ..Maize .....0;....-... .- 0.: 4.0~. ,,- 0.4 6 Hay, per ton ......... 5 00 ,, 0 0 Pootatoessperowt, new-, 110 6 , 0 12 0 ,B. ,.?pD8 ,, 0 1 0 Bacon, perlb......0.... 0 6 ,, 0 0 0 beegs, eper.lb,.(none). 0: 0-0 p= --,=-0 :0 =0 Eggs, per dozen. .. 0. 1. 0.. :~ i "ýo:ý :.0: 0
REMITTANCES RECEIVED Since last publication:— [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
REMrIAICESId REg ZIVED From Mr John McDonald. Uriarra, £1 4; Mirs R Poldevan, Collector, £2 l1s. Since last publication.: From Messrs Davies, A'exander and Co., OGulburn, 15s. ;"' Messrs Walsh and. Betts, Goulburn, 10s 6d : Captain Battye, Cooma, £3 4s 6d: Mr J. A. Wil liams, Bungendore, £1; Mr J. Wheatley, Gunning £1..
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
` BR:AIDWOOD' ;: k .,,,".. SRCra~ reports. :-Fatcattle (prime) in demand at1?aso 18s per,1001b'; aecorindclass about l?Is. Fat sheep The:market is open for a flock of prinme; -iinferior will not. realize 'more than:itore prices... ,: Storebwethers; and> springers to calve in a 0mo?uth 'are inquired for.-Heary colts are also Jnqiiired for, and'worth from £4 to £8.: , Flour, tine, £16 10s per ton; econds, £15 10 i "'. ;Wheat, 6s Od to os Od per bushel; r :6:':' i :""'Bread, 6d. the 2-lb. loaf Bran, 1/9 per bushel M ':Maize, 6s 6d to Gs Od per bushel . Oats, 4s Od to 6s Od per bushel Barley, 4s porbushel "i Potatoes, £7 10 to £8 per ton. .:;,Hay, oaten, £8 to £8 per ton:. ., Ceose,.Gcd per lb. ,, .Baeon,.Od per lb. . ,Butter, fresh, 1/6 to Os per l ;. : = g,, EBgs, Od to 10d per dozen
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
she qusatogaR pe. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION?' (Payable-in advanee)-- " Delicered by post or forwarded'), pr. t . ..., o . e by dispatch to the countryj)' per nunm, or' 64 wperiqr, Delivered i town ....... 20 e annum or to 6 per qr. .l . Credit, onte hillingper quartkr extra. :The' quarters end on the M1at Marhel, 50tht Jun., 30th September, and Slst December. at which periods only can subscribert decline, byi weekvi one week' previous notice in writing direct to the office an?not otherwise, and paying the amount due to tha end of the uartUer; but new mublerihcrs will he received at any. time, andt charged tram the period at which they commenc. I'TERMS OF ADVERTISING : A dvcrtisements are charged for at the following rates each inser. tion: Plor twolines or less of space (single colutmn) ... . .. . Is Four lines ... .. oir lines... ... ...... .... ... ... ... ... ... . Eight lines, or one inch . ... .... ... 3s Every dditional Inch ......... Is d With a reduction of one-fourth for thirte...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
-I, GOULBURN. . P. . coVa AND co.'s arPOTi. .riFat Cattle.-Prime ripe cattle are v.ery: scarce and -very mnuch wanted. Anything really good is eagerly opurchaised: by the trade at top rates, and can be quoted at an advance upon last week's prices.. Quotations: Besst bullocks, £6, to £7; medium to good, £4 15s to £5 10s.-Store Cattle : Now that the drought has .broken up, and there is every prospect of an abun ldance of grass, graziers and paddock holders are in ,.clinedto speculate. We have had frequent inquiries _lthis last week for store stocK, and could readily place -a few drafts of well-bred cattle, if 'of suitable ages, . and it'for fattening. We quote all bullocks, 60s to i70s. -Equal sexes, 50s to 55s.-Fat Sheep: 'Prime, sheep are in demand, and can be quoted, say 541b wethers; if ripe, at 7s 6d. Lighter weights in pro-, pirtion.--Store Sheep: No sales to report,: We an-i ticipate a movement, in this class of stock shortly.i ;For breeding sheep there are no inquiries at pres...
THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
,THE :NEWS 'BY THE . MAILiL.: (Nonm the London correspondtent of the Jfelbourne Argus.J . THE EASTERN QUESTION. LoinDOw, January 1. A nurmun between Greece and Turkey has this month brought the eastern question to a crisis. Diplomatists are busy arranging the preliminaries of a conference between the great powers, by which open war may be prevented; but in the present state of mutual distrust the issue cannot be pre dicted with any certainty. The inflammable materials stored on the Turkish frontiers are enough to set the continent in a blaze. France and Russia have both been charged with' secret intrigues; aid unless the dis cussion be strictly limited to the immediate causes of the present dispute, this confer ence;'like others before it, may 'but prepare the way for a European war. The Cretan insurrection has been sustained only by Greek sympathy. The prolonged struggle by which the islanders sought to recover their independence was 'not without heroic features; but for months pas...
WEDNESDAY—FEBRUARY 17. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
WEDNESDAY--FEBBUtAY 17. In the Legislative Council," Mr. Owen laid upon the table a return of receipts and disbursements under the Civil Service Super annuation Act for the year 1868; and, in reply to Mr. Deas Thompson, said that there would be no objection on the part of the government to. lay upon the table the papers with respeet to the. superan nuation fund which Mr. Deas Thomson had asked for. On the motion of Mr. Gordon the St. Andrew's Cathedral Close Bill was read a second time, and its committal made an order of the day for next day. Mr. Docker moved'the second reading of the Sum mary Convictions and Orders Amendment Bill, which was agreed to. and the committal made. an order of the day for Wednesday next. . The Police Regulation Extension Bill was taken into committee, and, on an amendment moved by Mr. Darley in the first clause, the debate which took place on the second reading was gone. over again. The Chairman reported progress and 'obtained leave to sit again next day....
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. TUESDAY—FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
PARLIAMENT'OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Fron? the S. r. Herald.) " TUESDAY-FEBRUARY 16. Ix the Assembly, Mr. Roberts moved the adjournment of the House, in order to call the attention of the government to the dilapidated state of the Berrima court-house. It was .in. so bad a state as to be hardly tenantable during wet weather. Mr. Sutherland said the colonial architect had ieen directed to visit the'spot, and to report upon the necessary repairs. The matter was then allowed to drop, and the motion was negatived. Mr. Macleay rose to move a series of resolutions, based upon the report of the select committee on the reputed existence of a conspiracy for purposes of treason and assassination :-First that there was no evidence to show that the government were aware of a plot to murder the Duke of Edinburgh prior to H.R.HE.'s arrival in the olony. Second, that there is nothing to show that any precautions were taken by the government to preserve his Royal Highness's life.- Third. that there is no...
FALLING OF A HOUSE IN GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
FALLING. OF A HOUSE IN ' GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY. A. few minutes before 12 o'clockyester day, the front and a large portion of the first-floor of MrRichard Thame's grocery shop, in George-street, opposite the Mar.. kets, suddenly fell, and buried several persons in the ruins. The first-floor was laden with a large supply of goods* which piled upon the sufferers. There were in the shop at the time Mr Thame, his em ployees, Whitehead, Pepper, Greenwood, Lucas and Robert M'Cullum, Dr Anderson of the Southli Head Road, and George Moses of Windsor, were in the shop on business. The instant the crash of the floor and the ceiling coming down was heard Whitehead and Pepper made their escape into the street. Dr Anderson, Mr Thame, Lucas, Greenwood, and G. Moses were buried for a time. Mr Love, whose warehouse is next door had a narrow escape, as a falling brick grazed his nose. The neighbours instantly set to work to re move the mass under which these persons were buried. In about a quarter of...
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
BUNGENDORE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] POLICE COURT.-Friday, February 19th. Before Messrs Newcombe, Powell and Rut- ledge, J.P. -Sheep stealing: Mary and Wini- fred Flynn, of Butmaroo-creek, were brought up on remand and charged with having stolen and driven away, on the night of the 19th of December last, five sheep, the property of Mr William Scott, of Long Swamp. The bench being of opinion that the evidence ad- duced was not sufficient to warrant a commit tal, the case was dismissed.-Breach of the Stamp Act: John B. Burke appeared to an= swer a charge, preferred by senior-constable Griffin, of having issued a cheque the valie' of which exceeded £2, .and; oiitted to safix thereon a one-penny duty 'stamp, as require'd by the act. The case was proved, and the defendant fined in the mitigated penalty of one shilling with costs.-Assault and Battery: Jane Watson, of Halfway-creek, was charged by. Bridget Doolan, of the same place, with :having early in the week assaulted and beaten her....
The Age. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
TIURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 1869. Ri. na In a' i-anitary point of view considered as a matter of taste, 'or with greater justice viewed. in both aspects, tree-planting, as. already carried out- in many Australian towns and favourably contemplated in others, cannot be' too zealously recommended for general adop tion. Those of us to whom Australia is the land of our adoption enly, and who have any knowledge of the cities o f' the mother country, miss greatly the parks;, avenues, and arbours. which are to be found in every considerable European town and city. We miss-them the' more because here the peculiarities of climate fender their presence a greater desidera am. Is there any reason,; then, why the' town 'populations of Australia generally should not provide 'for their own tastesin this as inall other respects ?- - None that we kpow of; but rather' there. is. every facility for the-developement of the idea. There are varieties of. trees having all the recommendations of, rapidity of g...
QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 25 February 1869
QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT! COURT:U . THa above court will be opened.next Motday: before his Honour Mr District Jud ge'MbcFar land.o The business of the court 'will be un • usually light, as seen by the subjoimed CAUSE LIST: i1 G' Hunt v. P. Macalister, £7 3s. For?plain S tiff, Mr Parr. a12.Settled. ,.3.; Orlental Bank v. J. McGuigan, £45 .*. For " plaintiff, Mr Scarvell.' 4. Wright v. Baldwin, £22 2s 5d. For 'plaintff, 5. Settled, , 6. Wright'v Ossian, £11.18s 9d' For plaintiff, Mr Part. 7. Settled. - 8. Wright v. Crinigan, £3; 14s 9d., F r-plaintiff, &-lr Parr.- .. . ,.-..:. .,tA: -.:9. Wright :v. Long,- £10 8sB 9d iForij plaintiff, Mr Parr. 10. Wright v. Henry Hall, junior, 37' T17slOd. 'For plaintiff, '?i Parr.:: i11. Wright v.' Bryant,'£16 9s' 9d. Foriplaintiff, Mr Parr.. 12. Settled. 13. O'Connur v. )I'Glynn, £13. For plaintiff, Mr Scarvell. r .14. Gifford v. Blair, £20. For plaintiff Mr Parr 15,lioittr v. Wnght and Byrne (as executoss in'she' estate of .W. Blewitt, deceased)...