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QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
On Tuesday, there was a pCommittee meeting of thie District Hospital, held at the Court House.,t The chair .was: ,takei. by J. J. F right, Esq;,,President,o and. the folliwing, Soficers and niembers were presentf MilMr: A4. -Ltsy, vice-president;' Mr. T. Gala, secretary: Dr: liforton,. and Messrs. D. Jordan, E. W? alsh, i',W R. Macarthi;, a'and'f. B?: Thobmp' Ori the'mdtian" of Dr. MIorton, seconded by 31r. WValsli. Tihe Matron's accounts for 'the Qtiarter ending Dec. 31st 18601,.were examined and' ,'ptAssed,the total amount ltcing• '20 Os. 6di.i also a claim of' 7/' put in' by ir A. Levy. Ac' laim of 10s, balance of contract. for. biuilding the neicw Hospital, and of £12 i5s. for extra work done to'the buildiong, was then Spresented :'by Mr :' D. Jordain, y hen it :was "eobjected that ,the .consideration, of the item' was,the province oft the Buildidg committee. It was then discovered that the late Build- ing:Committee was not in existence, as their. term of office, expired vwilth ...
LICENSING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
LICENSING MEETING. ON Tuesday, a court of special Petty Sessions was held before the Police 'Mtgistrate, and W. It. Macarthy, and P. C. Palmer, Esqs. J.P., for the purpose of granting licenses and transfers of liceghes. 3Before tlhe consideration of, the applications, the late Chief-constable -ose nnd addressed the Bench announcing the fact: or his promo tion under the new Police Act, and thanking the Bench for their uniform kindness to: him in his late capacity. The Police-magistrato replied, saying the Bench congratulated Mr., O'Neill on his promotion. The 'business of the, court' was then .re-. stimed. . .,NEW LICENSES. William Rolfe applied for a license for a public.-house at Booth's-flats, on "the iroad be tween Cooma andi Queanbeynn. The. house had been formerly licensed and keptby Tlho mas D'unne; and was said to be very, conve-, nient for travellers. There had been no objection lodged, and the license was readily granted. John Lonergan applied for a license .for,a new publi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
MARRIED, On the 26th, by the Rev. P. G. Smith, at St. John's Church Canberra, David Anderson, native of Ayreshire, Scotland, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Mr. A. McDonald, formerly of Glen Moriston, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
ELECTIONS BY QUOTAS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
'ELECTIONS: BY QUOTAS. - (From the Harbinger.) AFr~r the great organic changes which have taken place in our political system dnring-the last ten years, there remain the problem of forming an elective Up per House i which almost all our lead ing men agree in acknowledging to be necessary, thqugh it is probable that a perplexing diversity of opinion will be exhibited as to the details of the required measure. This demand for an Elective Council furnishes an opportunity for the introduction of the system of "Elec tion by Quotas" propounded some years ago by Mr. Thomas Hare, and recently advocated by Mr. John Stuart Mill, and other distinguished political writers. If this plan should be introduced here, it will be an experiment on which the eyes of politicians in Europe and America will be fixed, with great interest, as the first practical test of a scheme that has been approved by the most philosophi cal of statesmen, as an advance on all previous legislative organizations. And as it ...
The Golden Age. SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
SATURDAY, M.A. II 15, 1862. Tun institution of a board of inquiry into the working of 'the General Post Office appears to'coijce not be fore it is needed; for if' the alleged feuds .and jealousies amongst the clerks and officials of that depart ment, whilst pursuing their voca tions in the vai;ious chambers of the dingy old building in George-street, call for immediate investigation, much more does `what is of vastly greater consequence to the public,: a.mdst wretchecdand annoying state of things out of doors;, in the ar rangement '-or,;ratheir, derange mentl-6f ;the 'imail seivice on; the southeiirroads. Siiice Maj'or Ontis TIE stood at the head'of- this depiart ment the;management of.I-er MA JESTY'S mails' never were a 'paragon of 'perfection,; and 'ever, since we have more minutoly watched their operation, they have bcen drifting to a statet of things worse aniid worse, -as if the head of, the.department was fast'sinkiing into the dotage: bf grandfatherhood, and his works were th...
TRANSPORT OF SALMON OVA TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
TRANSPORT OF SALMON OVA TO AUSTRALIA.: (From the Field, Nov. 23rd ) Ouk readers will be pleased to r- hear that another trial to accli matise the salmon in Australia is shortly about to be made, and • that the preparations for the transit of 'the ova are in a very Iorrard state. The great, bug beari to the transport of ova to Austraha has always hitherto been the tropics. It has been found that a temperature of over' 55 degrees is fatal to the suc cess of the experiment.. A large quantity. of ice ,has therefore been required to keep down the temperature of the wiater below this level while the thermometer would probably be standing at not less than' 80 degrees. Ano ther difficulty has been the mo tion of. the --vessel,' which' has fended tb disturb the entire ar rangement, and to dash the gra •vel and ova about violently. 'During the last: trial the vessel inet with severe gales , of wind immediately after its deiarture. SOwing to some unforeseen' cir cumstance, the preparations wer...
General Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
Q.eniat ,?-l ttialigence., Mr. Hetiry Garrett, a clerk in thli:'G'ot eral Post Office, committed suicide by';;l looting biinmsqlf, on:Sunday,-at: his .resltence, ?Here ford-street, Glebe, anbout one .ploclok., ,,Hisa wife, hearing the report ;of a pistol in the. bedroom, ran inm, and fund him just expiring frolithe effects of a 'istol shot" theb"uOllet having apparently passed tlhrdugh -hilt' heart. .FIe was lying on the .bedi with his feet.iesting on'a chair the pistol.was found close,by.. In. the pocket of the dying man was found a note 'addressed' to his wife, but the' ,uri port of this inote we,,forithe Present, writhhold: Varsioiss rumours.as to the cause wihich'led the unfor tunate deceased tO-destroy, himself, are' afloat: An inquesg was to be hoeld on Monday. L On Sunday. afternoon, at sunset, terminated the nine days mourning, inwhiclh allherMa edsty's loyal subjects have joinodtpo shopvy res poet'to his late Royl I-Ighness IPiince Albert, and at-that:tilite tlie inen of wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
BOOKS, BOOKS. '' GEORGE: ROBERTSON'S New General Catalogue IS NOW READY, 184 pages 8vo,; price 1/. posted, 1/. . rpHIS· Catalogue 'gives 'the title, L size, and price of all the new and stan •dard books in every department of literature, -on sale by G. R., and is so arranged as to form a very ~efu1 manual -for lntendingpurehasers hf books. GEORGE " ROBERTSON, Importer of Books and Stationery, 888, George-street, and 69, Elizabeth-street, Melbourne. NEWMARKET HORSE REPOSITORY. Gilbert and Co., AUCTIONEERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS, Hold DAILY SALES of HORSES and. CARRIAGES, Opposite the School of :,Arts. PITT-S' R E.T; SYDNEY. 0. B. EBSWORTH, Produce A.uctioneer AND WOOL BnREO?E]R, CIRCULAR: QUAY, SYDNEY. fjr* Advances made on Produce sent for Sale or Shipment.' PARKER AND BATES'S CARPET ANDD PFLOOR-CLOTH WAREHOUSES, 855, George-street, & 277, Pitt-street, (Near _Market-street,) SYDNEY. CARPET , hearth-rugs; floor cloths, matting, curtains, &c., always on hand in great va...
Impoundings. At COOMA, on the 20th Feb., from Coolindong, damages 7s each:— [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
jn11orilldings. (From the `Government Gazette,' March 4.) At COOMAtr, on the 20th Feb., from Coolin clong, damageys Ts each: One brindle and white bullock, J of' ribs and thigh; one brindle steer, TV writing Capital or .! near hip, F near ribs, ear marked; one while bultock, dNmeVff ribs, il legiblc brand over 113 off thigh; one black and while bull. imubranded one spotted poleU colo, JA off rump, Joff shoulder; one red and white cow. UL' off rump,-a calf at foot, unbranded. id not released, will be sold on the 17th Atarch. C. WIALTERS, lPoundkeepcr.. AI.COLLECTOR, on the 22nd February, fr*nn the estate of F. Cooper, Esq., IVilleroo, damages 4s. each : One ba snare, star, blackpoints, 2, over P near shoulder, 3 years old, 15 hands hiqlh; one black mare, star, black points, IJR sihlewacs near shoulder, ! iolt shoulder, 5 years old, 15 hands hlqh; one black mare sia.r, hinmd feet whilt, OB near shonulder. ag,.d, 15 hands high,-a chcsnutjbal by her sidl:, a:tbralened, about 4, months o...
THE DEATH OF PRINCE ALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
THE DEATH OFPI INC?E .ALBERT. How shbouldthe Princes die?--- - :^ *With red spur deep in maddening charger's: flank;. . Leading theirush that' leaves the foenian' 6And shouting, 'sbmetimes, famous battle cry ?, Ending a pleasure day, Joy's painted goblet fully drained and out, ;i Vhile wearied .vassals coldly stand about, And con new homage which they long to pa .? So ,iuve the Princee died. Nobler niid halpier fair the fate that falls r:nOn.h'im who, 'mid yon aged'dcastle walls, ,HIars, ?~ . he goes, the pla?h of .Thames's tide. :GRilaunt,- igh-natured. brave, '.. r '" - Oh! had his lot been east in warrior days, No tibliler':linight; had woni th'e minstrel's Si :t.praise ! - Than hI for whom the half-reared banners S av.''' ' Or graeed with gentler powers,. .The. song, the penbil, arid the lyre his own,e Deignedbhto live.fitic pleasure's thrall alone Ndonie hd imore lightly' iped the laughing . to ? ?~ ,, ho"" . leItter and dbhler fatn -i$snvior·m.we claimed but yesterday, : , His...
PUBLIC MEETING. ADDRESS TO MR. WILLIAM O'NEILL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
PUBLIC MEETING. ADDIESS TO xR. WILLIAM O'NEILL. LAST Tuesday a number of the friends of Mr. W. O'Neill, late chief-constable of this dis trict, met at the Oddfellow's hall, with the object 6f prioposing a suitable address to that gentlenin,i; oni the occasion of his leaving Queanheyan to proceed to his sphere of duty at Balianald, as sub-inspector under the new Police Act. The meeting wns culled fir noon, but on account of some of the originators of the morement being elsewhere engaged at 'that'hour,: it-as'adjohulned to?,].?ltei lit?ir of the day. At three o'clock the meeting .resumed, and was very ftii'ly itlended:. Mr.r Diniel Jordan, as being oine of'Mr. O'Neill's oldest personal friends, was voted to the chair, and opened the. business by explaiging. the, olj ct- which had called' thetm iogether. " : " ..' Mr. A. Wotherspoon rose' andieaid lie was very happy to "see so many of the friends of Mr. O'Neill present' to mantifest the interest they felt in the movement; he was glad, ...
LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
LETTERS. Town Letters-Not exceeding } oz, Id; exceeding I or, but not exceeding 1 oz, 2d; antd 2d extra for every addi tional ouncoe or fraction of ano ounce. Country Letters-Not exceeding t on, 2d; exceeding - oz, but not exceeding 1 oz, 4d; and 44 cvery additional ounce or fraction of nn ounce. Colonial, incter-Colonial, and Foreign ellters (except in special cases given)-Not exceeding } on, Gd; and Gd extra for every additional half-ounce, or fraction of half-ounce. - Letlters to andfrom te United Kingdomn.-Not exceeding I oz, 6d; eceeedint half-once bIut not exceeding one ounce, Is. extra for every additional ounce or fraction of an ounce, PACKETS AND BOOKS. Packets of Cold transmitted within the Colony.-Not exceeding I on, 'd; exceeding half-ounce but not exceerd. ing 1 oz, id; and 8d extra for every additional ounce or fraction of an ounce. Book Parcels for Valta, Gibralter, and the Lanited King, dom-Not exceeding 4 ozs. 4d; not exceeding I lb. 8d; and 8d extra for every addit...
POLICE APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
POLICE APPOINTMENTS. Referring to the " Police Gazette," (the first number of a new publication issued in the place of the old " Crime Report), it will be found that the colony is divided into nine districts, comprising twelve divisions. The Southern District &nbsp; or M Division, comprehends the follow ing places, Cooma, Braidwood, Kiandra, Queanbeyan, Bombala, andEden ; and the undermentioned appointments: SUPERINTENDENT.-George Markham TNSPECTR.-C. Walker SENIOR SERGEANTS.-Francis Duffy and T. C. Chandler. SERGEANTS.-John Stafford, Thomas Partington, T. Coward, Philip Smith, August Zollner, John Walsh and James Martin. SENIOR CONSTABLES.-Charles Don- oghue, Charles Hammond, Walter Wat- son, Nelson B. Hitch, Lucas Armstrong, C. Mereweather, John McDonald; Hugh Thompson, Charles Walmsley, Henry Breen, David McKee, Adam Ballantine, Peter McAlister, Michael Riley, Joseph Tighe, Thomas Moran and Herbert Lati- mer. CONSTABLES.--James Hervey, John Ford, George Croker, RIobert Ge...
Local Intelligence. POLICE COURT. Furious Riding. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
POLICE COURT. Furious Riding. Richard Blinksell, was apprehended by Constable Latimer, and brought before the Bench on Saturday last, charged with riding furiously through the strieets; but; on, repreo senting that his lhorse liadl bolted' and .Vas fur the time unmanageable, he was discharged with a caution. Obscene Language. On Monday, John Wilson, who had been apprehended on Sunday night by Constable Fletcher, was brought up and charged with the above offence. From the evidence of the apprehending constable it appeared that the prisoner was drunk at the time the offence was committed. Having been repeatedly before the bench for the charge of drunken ness, the prisoner, after pleading hard to be dealt lightly with, and avowing his intentions of taking tlhe pledge as sooni as released, was &nbsp; sentenced to pay a fine. of £3 in default to be confined for fourteen days. He was locked up. Charge of Cruellt to Mlilch Cows. On Thursday, the bench, comprising their worships, th...
Country News. GUNDAROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 15 March 1862
GUNDAROO. &nbsp; From a Correspondent. Our Improvement Society has again com- menced. On Friday last a pretty large at- tendance of members mustered, when an essay on "The Human Mind" was read, and a few other subjects discussed. Three new members were proposed and admitted. Next Friday night the annual subscriptions are to be paid and a debate is to be entertained: subject,---" Is the present custom of smoking tobacco necessary or useful ?" There will probably be a lively and animated discussion on this subject as well as a large attendance, as it is an unusually interesting subject. You will see by what I have stated that our society is no useless candle under a bushel, but a beacon on a hill. A petition is now going the rounds of Gun- daroo and Collector for the purpose of having some desirable alterations in the mails. The old arrangements were much better than the present, as far as these two places are con- cerned. Whoever advised the Postmaster General to change the d...
RETORT COURTEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 22 March 1862
RETORT COURTEOUS: TiE late Mr. Lundyfoot of snuff manufacturing notoriety, having a son in one of the regiments of the Guards, where lie .xingled among the elite of the aristocratic sparks of the day, was once asked by one of brother oflicers, while sitting at table in the mess-room, as follows: Well, Lundyfoot, what was. your father? Young Lundy was rather taken aback at the question, but answered bluntly, Why, sir, he was a snuff manufacturer. And pray, (continued, the polite querist):why didn't he make you a snuff manufacturer, too ? Lundyfoot, without answering the last interrogation, retorted as fol lows: And now, sir, what was your father ? Why, a gentleman 1 And why didn't he make you a gentleman too? askedLundy sharply. Lord "Verisoft" was completely nonplussed, and our hero escaped further " chaff " on the subject over after.