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WEDNESDAY—MARCH 3. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 March 1869
WEDNESDAY-MAORH 3. In the Cooncil, The Temporary Appropriation Act (for payment of services for February) was brought tip from the Assembly, and was read a first time.. A bill to amend the Municipalities Act of 1867 was brought up from the Assembly, and read a first time, and the second reading fixed for Wednesday next.. The Small Debts Recovery Act Amendment Bill was, on the motion of Mr. Docker, read a second time. Mr. Docker moved 'the third reading of the Police Regulation Extension. Bill. Mr. Plunkett objected' to the bill altogether, es pecially as reviving eots whichlwere passed in con vict times, which all most rejoice had passed away, and moved thatthe bill be read a third time that day six months. Mr. Allen said that, if putting aside this bill would get rid of the obnosious acts referred to, he should not object to it; but the obnoxiousalauses would still remain in the towns. Mr. Owen 'apported-the motion for the third reading. The passing of the bill would do no harm. Mr...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 March 1869
Qaottonil 4tralts. 'uisE TRAINING SUIP VERaNOI.-A return, to an order of the House of Assembly granted at.the instance of Mr Morrice, has been printed, showing the cost of the Ver non, the cost of fitting that vessel up, and the amount paid for salaries, books, provis ions; &c., and other particulars. The infor mation is comprised in two returns from the Inspector. of Public Charities, and two return from the accountant to the Treasury: The detailed items of the first of the latter, con vey the information that the cost ot the ship was £2841 6s; the total cost of fitting the vessel up, supplying her with ship's stores, &c., amounted to £8560 12s. 4d., and the cost of maintenance in the year 1867 was £2411 2s. 10d., making a grand total £13,813 Is. 2d. From the first return of Mr Walker, it appears that the total cost per head for forty. eight boys during 1867, in provisions, water, fuel and light, clothing asid.bedding,&e, sundries salaries, and wages wiii £5...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 March 1869
O'NEILL BROTHERS BEG to state that they have made a REDUCTION in their COACH FARES, from £2 to £1 6s., luggage included, and a RETURN TICKET to and from Queanheyan and Goulburn, either way only £2, and we do now state that if any delay should be caused to any passengers travelling by us, and that we should be the cause of such delay, we will not only return the coach fare, but will pay all travelling expenses attached thereto. Our coach leaves Goulburn for Queanbeyan on Sun- day,Wedneeday, Friday, in each week, starts at half past three a.m. Leaves Queanbeyan for Goulburn &nbsp; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6 am. Booking offices : Goulburn --- Mr H. Payten's. Commercial Hotel ; Queanbeyan --- Mr E. Land's Hotel ; Canberra --- Mr Williame's ; Gininderra --- Mr G. Harcourt's ; Gundaroo --- Mr A. Fraser's ; Collector --- Mr Donohue's.________ Notice. I HEREBY caution all persons against TRES- PASSING on ANY PART of this estate ; and any person found HUNTING EMUS or KANGAROOS, a...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
'WEEKLY CALENDAR. " flvor s loun'a Days of the week. a u a. Sunre Sun .ts As rIHUSDAY..... . Mar.18 6 .I 6 14 4' RIDAY; .... ,, 19 6 8 613 5 SATUhDAY ... . "90 6 4" 6 12 8 SUNDAY ... . .« ,, 1 8 5. 6.10. 7" MONDAY ... ... - 6 62 60 ."8 WUESDAY ... .. , ,, 6 6`7 9 WEDNESDAY * 24 6 7 6 5' 0 MCON'S PHASE. New moon, on Sunday. the 1lst, at 8h.958m.p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
Holloway's Plls.-Hospital practice.-It is sup posed to the uninitiated that hospital patients have the advantage of skilful treatment and careful at tendance. The truth Is, they are too often merely the subjects upon which raw students try their their `'prenice hands." The best hospitals forthe sick are their own homes, and the only medicines they need are Holloway's disease-subduing remedies. Lot the weakened, broken-down, attenuated, and hopeless sufferers from liver complaint, indigesetion, asthma, hemorrhoids, or any'of the internal maladies which baffle the professiou,-supply themselves with Hollo way pills and they can speedily work out their own cure, and smile as they remember the doleful predic blone of the doctors. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : (Pay.able in advance) - Delivered by post or forwarded o4s per annum, or o 061 per qr. by dispatch to the eoontry - . . ) .... Delivered in town .. ... S0sner annum orbs d per qr.l 03- Credit. one hillllingper quarter extra. The quarters ...
The Age. THURSDAY, MARCH 11th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
• THURSDAY, MARCH 11th, 1869.: DR WILSON, M.L.A., deserves the thanks of the country for an endea vour to stay the tide of intemperance so fearfully prevalent in the colony; and though we fear the measure in troduced will not, without some great modification, pass into law, still -he has taken a step to show that he has, an earnest desire for the true welfare of the people. Thinking men agree that there are at present in trade far more public houses than the necessi ties of the localities; where they are established call for. In the country districts the proportion of 'public' houses' to-- the resident population should"be greater than in the case of large towns and cities, : to meet the `demands of bona fide travellers ;" but in large centres of population, and in the, city of Sydney .in particular, many licensed, houses mightl be dis pensed with to the evident good of 'society. ;We do not hold exclusively to the opinion-the less public houses the less intemperance.; because ob ser...
GOULBURN. F. S. COHEN AND CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
GOULBURN. F. a. COUEN AND CO'S REPORT. :Fat Cattle.-We have °no alteration to note in the market this week, and no sales to report. Prime Scattle are scarce, and, should the present dry weather -continue, must advance in-price, as there will be no possibility of fattening stock. We quote best but locks, £6 to £7; medium to good, £4 15s to £5 10s.-Store Cattle : We quote store bullocks if well bred and of suitable ages, at 57s 6d to 65s. Equal *sexes, 475 6d to 55s.-Fat Sheep: We quote best wethers in small drarts up to 9s, according to weight and .quality.-Store Sheep: Good large-framed wethers are worth from 4s to 4s 6d. Not much de mand for breeding sheep.-Horses: We sold 16 head at from 24s to £6 2s 6d, and have inquiries for good strong upstanding colts. :Wheat, 4e to 4s 6djper bushel .. :Flour, fine, £18 to £14 per ton: seconds, £12 to £13 ]Pollard, Is 8d per bushel Bran, is 8d per bushel Bread, 8d to 4d the 2-1b. loaf Maize, 5s to 5s 6d per bushel Barley, 8e per bushel Oats, 4...
SELF-DEVOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
SELF-DEVOTION. (.i'on, the S. Al. Herald) TxE journals of Paris of the 22nd August last contain an account of the distribution of prizes to those who have distinguished themselves by acts of superior self-devotion. This ceremony took place at a public sitting of the-French Academy. A discourse was' delivered' by Count Do Carne of consider able length, and entering into the circum stances which have won these marks of ap probation. One condition in the award of these prizes is that the persons who perform the acts which qialify them to receive them should: not have in view this public celebration. Their title must be brought under the notice of the tribunal by disinterested -persons,. without any communication with the laureates. . Itis remarked by the orator that the value of actions of this kind is in the evidence they afford of a generous spirit, 'and-this evidence would be enfeebled were -it possible that the individuals rewarded 'were looking for applause. The persons to whom th...
WEDNESDAY—MARCH 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
WEDNESDAY-.AcROf 10. In the Legislative Council, Leave of absence was granted to the heon. the President for Weduesday-St. Patrick's day. Mr. Docker Rave notice of a series of motions condemnatory of the course pursued by the present administration in the expenditure of public moneys without parliamentary authority. The Temporary Appropriation Act was taken through committee and reported without amend ment. After some discussion. Mr. Docker's motion, that the proceedings on the Police Regulation Extension Bill be resumed at the point where they were inter rupted for want of a quorum, was carried by a ma jority of 13 to 7; and the third reading of the bill was carried by the same majority. The hill was then read a third time and returned to the Legisla tive Assembly as amended. The Municipalities Act Amendment Bill, No. 2, was read a second time on the motion of Mr. Lord and ordered for committal on the next sitting day. The House went into committee on the Small Debts Act, and progr...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
BRAIDWOOD. Flour, fine, £15 per ton; secojds, £14 W?heat, 6s 8d to is 6d per bushel 'Bread, dd the 2-lb. loaf `Bran, 1/9 per bushel Maize, 6s Gd to 7s Od per bushel Oats, 4s 6d to Os Od per bushel Barley, 4s 6d perbushel 'Potatoes, £7 10s to £8 per ton Hay, oaten, £8 to £8 per ton Cheese, 6d per lb. Bacon, 6d per lb. Butter, fresh, 1/6 to Os per lb. i -.ggs, 9d to 10d per dozen
Arrival of the English Mail. SYDNEY, Tuesday night. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
Arrival otf:the EnglishMail. [ BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.j SYDNEY, Tuesday night. THE Eriglish mail steamer: Alexandra: has arrived at Adelaide. with 'London dates to 23rd -February. IParliament was opened. Foreign, relations were peaceful. : The Government was pledged to immediately bring in a bill for the disestablishment of the Irish Church. Disastrous gales 'had occurred in England. *There had been heavy floods in England and Irelanid. The Turco-Greek questioned was settled. The Prince and Princess of Wales were at Cairo. The murderer of Darcy McGee had been executed at Canada. The wool rate was maintained. Wheat had an upward tendency. Money abundant. }
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
YASS. Wheat, 4s Od to 4s 6d per bushel Flour, fine, £14 per ton; seconds, £13 Bran, s;. per bushel Pollard, not quoted Maize, 5a to fi 6d per bushel Oats, 4s Od to 4s 6d per bushel Barley, 2s 6d to 3s Od per bushel Hay, i5 to .66 per ton Bntter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. Cheese, 6d to 7d per lb. Bacon, Gd to 8d per lb. Eggs,.93 to la per dozen Potatoes, new, Id to2d per lb Hides, salted, 4s to Ps 6d each : tresh, 7s to 9e 6d each Sheepskins, 41d to Pd per lb.
FRIDAY—MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
FRIDAY-MARaC 12. " In the Assembly, :: The Speaker read the following message from his Excellency the Governor:-With reference to the address of the Legislative Assembly of the 26th February, 1869, conveying an expression of opinion that the Act 27th Vic. No. 7, known as the News; paper Postage Act of 1864, should be repealed forth with, the Governor feels persuaded that it is not the intention of the Lsgislative Assembly that any attempt should be made during the present session to repeal the act in question; but on the next meet ing of parliament the Governor will be prepared, in concert with his responsible advisers, to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying into effect the wishes of the Legislative Assembly. Mr. J. Stewart asked the colonial secretary, whether it is the intention of government to bring in any bill during this session to make better pro vision for the leasehold rights of free-selectors P Mr. Forster, in reply, said recent decisions of points of law havi...
SYDNEY. ETTERSHANK EAGLESTONE AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
.SYDNEY. 'ETTERSHNK EAOLESTONE ANp CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle: Thernumber offered during the week was rather in excess of the requirements of the -trade, consisting mostly of medium to inferior quali ties. Prices in consequence receded sligntly, expect tor really prime pens, for which -late quotations were •fully maintained. Good beef.realised 20s to 22s 6d per 100 lb.-Fat Sheep; A full supply offered, prin cipally through the dealers : the quality generally was of a useful description, and although sales throughout were without animation, there was no perceptible alteration in prices. 'Good quality 48 Ib to 52 lb wethers realised:L8s to 9s 6d.-Store Cattle : Business under this head is still very quiet, owing. to the scarcity of well-bred cattle of the right ages, and the difficulty in mustering, We have buyers for large numbers, and hope to place several large lots as soon as the roads aresin alfit state for travelling. There is no alteration in prices.-Store Sheep: Inquiries are mo...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PRa OREVILLE?s TELEGRAM CaOPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday. A twenty-four pound nugget has- been found at Berlin.. The Prince dined with Major.General Waddy on Saturday evening. ,Yesterday he was out shooting. The 50th Regiment leaves per Himalaya on Saturday morning. The ship Ida Zeigler was wrecked-on the New Zealand coast. 'The crew saved. Mr Hughes; late town clerk, Adelaide, has levanted. Defaleations have been disco vered to the extent of .1500 by the falsi fication of cheques. The Countess ol Belmore is improving rapidly, and is expected here next week. Archbishop Polding and the Ministry dined yesternight with the Prince, who afterwards visited the theatre. [BT ELECOTIC TELEGRAPH.J SYDNEY. Wednesday afternoon. In the Legislative Council the debate on Mr Docker's censure resolutions stands adjourned. In the Assembly Sir James Martin has given notice of his intention to propose resolutions censuring the Governor's mes sage respecting the abolition of newspaper post...
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
COMMERCIAL.. -Aas Office, Wednesday. 'HE .principal alterations to note this week occur in the price of wheat at Braidwood, which now quotes at only 5/3 to 5/6. The price of this cereal in the local market is fully amaintained and compares favourably with the .quotations of surrounding markets. ,eAs might be expected from .the last rains, - the potato crop generally has improved, Aind theincreased supply has reduced the market figure to 9/ per cwt., and a further, decline mist follow. - A valuable suburban property-O'Keefe's farm-was sold on Tuesday, ininsolvency. Mr T. Hincksman was the highest bidder, and to h-im it was knocked down at £225. Not long ago this estate was purchased for £425. Thefollowing may be taken as the ruling whole sale prices in Qceanbeyan:- . .Flour, per ton... fine £15 0 0 seconds £14 O 0 Wheat, per bushel.. 04 6 . to 0 6 0 Bran, per bushel.....:. 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oats ..................... 0 8 6 ,, 0 4 0 ,.arley ................ 0 8 6 ,, 0 00 Maize .............
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
: GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE WEEK. (From the .duatralaaian. - THE KITEN GARDEN.-Where attention: has been given' to our previous directions regarding trenching and manuring of the soil, as soon as rain comes this will be in good condition to receive the principal crops requiring to be sown at this season. The long continuance of drought has retarded these operations, so that when rain does come all will be activity and bustle; already in some localities where the soil is light and deep, crops have been got in; but until a change takes place it will not be advisable to sow or plant extensively. Previously planted crops will, however, require atten tion to carry them forward, and every assist ance must be given to keep the soil loose and free around all growing crops. Cab bages and cauliflowers planted last month have just got sufficient hold to keep them growing until more rain falls; but in the meantime frequent stirrings of the soil around their stems will be of the greatest Sben...
HOW TO PROVIDE A SUPPLY OF WATER FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
HOW! TO. PROVIDE A SUPPLY OF WATER FOR SYDNEY. (From theo Evening Newa.) Is there any particular reason why common. sense should be excluded from the considera tion of the question of water-supply for Sydney and its suburbs? We have now, it is to be hoped, pretty well exhausted theo ,retical, crotchety, and scheming people's plans, and have got almost as far as the dis cussion stage can carry us. There is at length room for something like practical: common sense. Everything that we want, except water, we take care to store in sea sons of abundance, to provide for in times of scarcity. Why save our bread and not our drink? Why should we not store water as well as food? In the matter of the supply of this prime necessity we have shown our selves less provident than the blackfellows. The neighborhood of Sydney is better fur nished by nature with an abundance of good, water than almost any large city in the world. But nature has not done everything for us. Nature, however beneficent, ha...
A STRANGE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
" A STRANGE STORY. (From the Indian lFtblio Opinion.) WE publish a very extraordinary letter from a young Englishwoman to an Indian Maha :rajah. The letter is a bona fido one, and it was in the presence of a European officer on a visit to the native nobleman that the mail brought it in, and that it was made over to him to translate, to the evident consternation of the native hearers. The letter is accom panied by a testimonial from a minister of religion testifying to the lady's qualifications for the position of a wife. It would be charitable to assume, as indeed is not im probable, that both the young woman and her spiritual adviser were lunatics; for as long as native society is not reformed, there can be no doubt that the wife of the lowest and poorest English peasant enjoys a life of greater freedom, happiness, and esteem than the partner of the most exalted oriental prince. We should have avoided the sub ject, but we feel that it is necessary to pro test against the nigger wor...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 March 1869
Q oL oniaT ýxtranqgt5 _ ANOTHnE PROPOSED VOTE OE CENSURE. -As soon as the Legislative Assembly met yesterday, a message of the Governor was read by the Speaker, in answer to the address of the Assembly dated 26th February, which conveyed to his Excellency the opinion of the House that the Newspaper Postage Act "should be repealed forthwith." The Gover-' nor's message, on the ground that it :could not be the intention of the Assembly that a' bill for the repeal of the Act should be in troduced this session, stating that oni the. next meeting of Parliament, the Govern ment would take anch steps as might be, necessary to carry out the object of the ad dress. Afterwards, when Mr Samuel had moved for.Committee of Supply, Mr Parkes rose and stated that the the above message of the Governor appeareq to him and several other members to be of such an extraordin ary character, such an inroad to Parliamen tary usage, that they felt it to be their duty to have the subject brought into considera...