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Scale of Widths where the Mean Depth is Sixty Chains. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
Scale of Widths where the Mean Depth is Sixty Chains. Number Number I of Widths. of _ Widths. Acres. Acres. Chains. Links. Chains. Links. 40 6 66 190 31: 66 "50 8. 33 200 33 33 60 10 00 210 356 00 70 11 66 220 30 66 80 13 33 230 38 .33 90 15 00 240 40 00 100 16 66 250 41 66 110 18 33 260 43 33 120 20 00 270. 45 00 130 21 66 280 46 66 . 140 23 33 200 48 33 150 25 00 300 .50 00 160 26 66 310 51 66 170 26 33 320 53 33 180 30 00
THE LAND LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
THE LAND LAWS. We extract from the Burrangong Argue the following clear and concise snmmary of the existing Land Laws. Section 13.- ree Scelection. 1. The land-office day is Thursday in each week, between the hours of ten a.m. and four p.m., unless Thursday falls on a general or proclaimed holiday. 2. Land may be taken up in portions of any size, not being less than 40, nor more than 320 acres. 3. If the land is unsurveyed, temporary lines may be run directed to the cardinal points of the compass, till the surveyor arrives. 4. If the government does not send a sur veyor to measure the ground within twelve months from the date on which it was taken up, the free-selector can call in a licensed sutr veyor to measure his land, and charge the government with the cost of the survey; but the government will only pay by the scale fixed for such services. If, however, the free-selector do not wish to retain his land, he can, at the end of twelve months (if it has not been surveyed), throw it...
SATURDAY—MARCH 28. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
BATURDAY-MArOR 28. In the Legislative Council, Mr. Owen gave notice of motion for the suspcn-. sion of the standing orders on Tuesday next, for the n?rpose of dealing with the Compulsory Vaccination. Bill. AMr. Owen nest moved the second reading of the Small-pox Prevention Bill, which was agreed to, and the committal fixed for Tuesday. Mr. Owen obtained leave to move, without notice, that the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday night, and the motion was agreed to. The House went into committee on the City of Sydney Boundaries Act Amendment Bill, which was amended and the report adopted, and the third reading of the bill fixed for Tuesday, to which day the Council adjourned at eight p.m. In the Assembly, On the motion of Mr. Robertson, it was agreed that the House should not sit on Wednesday. The report on the Compulsory Vaccination Bll was adopted. The resolutions on the report of the standing orders committee wias adopted. The remaining business weeas postponed, and the Housd...
ORIGIN OF ILLUSTRIOUS MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
ORIGIN OF ILLUSTRIOUS M?IEN. DY IARAU TWAr. JOHN SMITr was the son of his father. He formerly lived in New York and other places, but he has removed to San Francisco now. William Smith was the son of his mother. This party's grandmother is deceased. She was a brick. John Brown was the son of old Brown. The body of the latter lies mouldering in the grave. Edward Brown was the son of old Brown, by a particular friend. Henry Jones was the son of a sea-cook. Edward Jones was the son of a gun. John Jones was a son of temperance. In early life, Gabriel Jones was actually a shoemaker. He is a shoemaker yet. Previous to the age of eighty-five, Caleb Jones had never given evidence of extraordi nary ability. He has never given any linee. "Patrick Murphy is said to be of Irish extraction. James Peterson was the son of a common .weaver, who was so miraculously poor that his friends were encouraged to believe that, in case the Scriptures were carried out, he would inherit the earth. He never got...
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
COMMERCI'AL. AcE Office, Wednesday. The following may be taken as the ruling .whole ale prices in QUEANBEYAN. Floor, per ton... fine £15 0 0 secodes £14 0 0 Wheat,-per bushel.. 0 4 6 to 0 6 0 Bran,perbushel...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 Oats ..................... 0 8 6 ,, 0 4 0 Barley .................. 0 8 6 ,, 0 0 aize ................ 0 4 6 ,, 0 5 '0 ay, yperton ....... 5 0 0 ,, U 0 Potatoes,perowtnew 0- 0 ,, 0 10 0 Butter, perlb.' ..0... 0 1 8 ,, 0 1 6 Bacon, perlb. ......... 0 6 ,, 0 0 0 Cheeseperlb.(none) 0 0 0-- ,, 0 0- 0 Eggs, per dozen 0..... . 0 1 0 ,, ,0 -0. ' 1
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. MONDAY—MARCH 22. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Fronm the 8. 3f. Ilerald.) MONDAYr-MAncH 22. 1N the Aesembly, The House went into committee of supply on the proposed vote of £3826 for the Roman Catholic Orphan School. Mr. J. Stewart took exception to the votes for this and the Protestant Orphan School, on the ground that they wore perpetuating state-aid to religion. Mr. Robertson said that he had always been of opinion that the moment the state gave money to an institutionj that lostitution ought to be UtaeeatAlea and thought that the sooner the present systemt,of orphan sohools was done away with the better. The amount was then voted. For courts of petty sessions, the sum of £39,367 was asked. Mr. Lucas said that the amount could be reduced by £9600 without detriment to the service, or with out interfering with a single court of petty-sessions. Altogether there were ninety-one courts of potty sessions, in forty-nine of which there were police magistrates, and in forty-one there were clerks of pett...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of the week. o n rises Sun cts Ae rHURSDAY... .... Apr. 1 13 554 1. FRIDAY... .. . 2 0 14 5n5 19 SATURDAY ... 3 14 552. 20 SUU)NDAY ... - ., I .'4 615 551 21 SIONDAY .... 5 0 16 5 49 29 tUESDAY ....... 6 17 548 23 ?EDNESDAY ...... T,, 7 6 17 5 47 24 -NOON'S PmASE. Lastquarter, on Snnday, the 4th. at 6h. 5im. a.m;
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
.Flonr, fine, £15 Iper ton; seoends £14, Wheat, : 3d to Ss 6d per bushel Bread, 5d the 2-lb..loaf 'Bran, /9 per bushel lMaize, 5s 6d to 7s Od per bushel .Oats, 45 6d to Os Od per bushel. Barley, 4s 6d'perbushel Potatoes. £7. io to a-per toa- ; H.iay, oaten, £8 to £8 per ton Cheese, 6d per lb. Bacon, Od per lb. Butter, fresh, 1/6 to Os per.lb. i - Eggsi, d to 10d per dozen.
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
- YASS.: Wheat, 4s 06 tb 49 Od per'bushel Flour, fine, £14 per ton; sccon'ds, £18 Bran,:ls.'per bushel Pollard, not quoted. Maize, 5a to 65s 6d per busliel Oats, 4s 0d to 4s 6d per bushel Barley, 2s 6d to 3s Od per bushel Hay, £6 to £6 per ton Butter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. Cheese, 6d to 7d per lb. Bacon, Od to 8d per lb. Eggs,' 9 to Is per dozen Potatoes, new,. ld to 2d per lb Hides, salted, 4s to 5s 6d each; tresh, 7s to 9s 6d each Sheepskins, 4jd to 56d per lb.
SYDNEY. ETTERSHANK EAGLESTONE AND CO.'S REPORT. SYDNEY, 25th March. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
SYDNEY. 'TERSIIANK' EAGLESTONEAND 0CO.'S REPORT. SYDNEY, 25th March. Fat'Cattle : A moderate supply has been offered during the -week, consisting principally of medium to inferior quality. Competition was brisk for good quality, and last week's lates were fully maintained, there is every.prospect of higher rates shortly. We quote best', beef: at 20s per 100 lb.--Fat Sheep: Market heavily st:pplied, prices in consequence have been, if anything easier. The quality generally ,may be 'classed as of a useful description, and but for the heavy stock in the dealers' hands, quotations would noidoubt have been higher. Good quality wethers realised 7s 6d to' 8s64d.-Store Cattle: We have buyers.for, good bullocks and spayed. cows,, but havino material alteration to report, and as the dry weather still continues, and the country is unfit for 'travelling stock.-Store Sheep: We.have inquiries; for .yo'ung :ewes : but. until we have a genetalfall'ofa rain, there is ini chance of much business bein...
THE STORY OF THE BAD LITTLE BOY WHO DIDN'T COME TO GRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
THE STORY OF THE BAD LITTLE BOY WHO DIDN'T COME TO GRIEF. BY 1?ARK TWAIN. '' ONCE there was a bad little boy whose name was Jim-though, if you will notice, you will find that bad little boys are nearly always called James in your Sunday-school books. It was very strange, but still it was true, that this one was called Jim. He didn't have a sick mother, either-ia sick mother who was pious and had the consumption, and would be glad to lie down in the grave and be at rest but for the strong love she bore her boy, and the anxiety she felt that the world would be harsh and cold towards him when she was gone. Most bad boys in the Sunday books are named James, and have sick mothers, who teach them to r say, "Now I lay me down," &c., and sing them to sleep with sweet plaintive voices, and kiss them good-night, and kneel down by the bedside and weep. But it was different with this fellow. He was named Jim, and there wasn't anything the matter with his mother -no consumption, or anyth...
A SCHOOL AND A FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
A SOHOOL AND A FARMS.. Ui?nn the above heading the Ballarat Star describes an attempt recently initiated in Ballarat to combine scholastic with horti cultural and agricultural pursuits. Our contemporary says :-Any one walking down Sturt-street, eastward, and looking away beyond the town, may spy a group of build ings perched. upon a wooden eminence about midway between the Melbourne road and the quiet little hamlet of Fellmongers, so soon to be submerged by the great Gong Gong reservoir of the Ballarat water-supply. This group of buildings is the Gracefield establishment; it is situated a little west ward of the centre of a farm of seventy-four acres. The area of the farm includes hills, slopes, and gullies, and from the school buildings there is a fine view of the valley of the Upper Yarrowee, the town of Ballarat, and the hills and woodlands beyond, while the rush of the iron horse may be seen from the time it leaves the Ballarat east station till it is lost in the bush at the cur...
THURSDAY—MARCH 25. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
TaeueneAr-MAuoe 25. In the Legislative Council, A bill for the Prevention of the Small-poen was brought up and read a first time, and the second reading made an order of the day for the next sitting Mdar. Owen moved, " that this House adjourn until Saturday, at 5 p.m." which was carried, and the Council adjourned. In the Assembly, Mr. Cummings called attention to the unsatis. factory manner in which the works on No. 8 section of the Great Western extension was now being carried on. Mr. Sutherland said that his attention had been already called to the slow progress making on this section, and he had directed the engineer to inform the contractor that no extension of time would be allowed. Mr. Robertson moved that the House at its rsling adjourn to Saturday at seven o'clock p.m. Caried. T'he Small-pox Prevention Bill was read a third time and passed. The House went into committee on the Compul sory Vaccination Bill. A long debate ensued on the third clause, providing for the compulsor...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. GOULBURN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. GOULBURN, W-ednesday. The cricket match between' the Warwick and Southern clubs has resulted ini a vic tory: for the Warwicks by 31. Gininderra v. Goulburn--the stumps ware drawn at halfpast 5 last evening, the advanitage so far Leing on the side of Goulburn.' , iPEm OREViLLE' S TELEEIe,&M COMPA `SYDNEY. : Tuesdaly. The Queenslanid Parliament is oionsidering a mieastire for th;e amalgamation of thei law: No insolvencies were declared to-day.-i The-Theatrical performances on board the Galatea were much admired. H.i.H. the Prince is at theHomcbush Races again to-day. It is reporte~itlhat the Galatea will sail for New 'Zealanid 6'nFriday morning. , . Parliament is not likely to be porogued tillo Tuesday, in consequece of thiedclay: which will be occasionied by the LegisIutive Council debaiting in Vaccination antd: Small lox bills. . a: A meeting of all.the Catholic Prelatesiin the Australian colinies is about to be held: in Melbotirne to consider the questi...
PRESS AND STAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
PRESS AND STAGE. (Fromn the dustralasian.) TrE decline of the stage is a matter attract ing attention in every part of the civilised world. In London, in New York, in Mel bourne, the experience is the same. Every where the stage is sinking, and-it must regretfully be acknowledged - deservedly sinking. And here it is well to draw an important distinction. The decadence of the drama by no means implies a lessening of the number of theatres. On the contrary, places of public amusement are multiplying in num ber, competition is as keen as it ever was, the auditorium is as well filled ; but still it is no less a fact that the drama in its higher aspect is declining, and the influence of the stage fast waning. The historic, the classic, the poetic drama is almost extinct. ;Modern authorship of high-class drama is so exedptional that it but illustrates the general proposition. Knowles and Bulwer are almost, if not quite, the last of that school of stage-writing which stands in such strong ...
OUR MEAT EXPORT—ITS POSITION AND PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
OUR MEAT EXPORT-ITS POSITION AND PROSPECTS. (From thle Australasian.) AuBTRU&LSrA and South America with their' illimitable reaches of grazing land must eventually be the chief moat suppliers of England and other crowded countries of. 1 Western Europe, and the recent cattle plague in the old country, by raising prices to an exorbitant figure, directed general attention to the subject. Our enterprise has 1 accordingly been aroused; but there is still i much up-hill work in the undertaking. The cattle plague having ceased, the consumers over-sea have become fastidious. They say that not one of the various experiments yet I in use for preserving the meat is in all res pects satisfactory; and this is not only the I general dictum, but it is also the verdict ex pressed by the food committee of the society t of arts. They want us to send them joints I of meat which, in spite of the long voyage, can more nearly compete in succulence, nourishment, and flavour with meat freshly kille...
A JAPANESE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
A JAPANESE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE (From the Pall lfall Gazette.) BELIEVERS in parliamentary government as the panacea for all political ills will be rejoiced to hear of its extension to Japan. The Times has published what purports to be a report of one of the first debates in the Japanese parliament. The Times does not vouch for the report, which, however, is said to be translated from the Kioto Govern ment Gazette, No. 8. The modesty with which those speakers who had no opinion on the subject in debate avowed the fact is highly commendable, and might perhaps be imitated with advantage by speakers nearer home. Nor is the brevity with which gentle men who had opinions expressed them to the House a whit less admirable. The subjects of debate were-1. The establishment of a Sai-ban-eho at Hakodate. 2. The appointment of a commander-in chief, a lieutenant-general, and a military secretary. 3. The propriety of changing the name of Yezo, and of dividing the province into two circuits-the nor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
THIS DAY. THIS DAY.---For Things Useful and Ornamental, patronise the Bazaar and Bruce Auction at the Oddfellows' Hall.---THIS DAY. THIS DAY. 8, ,ý,,_B_ T N : A CCORDING to previous announcement the undersigned has commenced from this date (March 2 Ith) to SELL OFF COT PRICE FOR ONE MONTHII ONLY, THE WHOLE OF HIS WELL - ASSORTED STOCK, - To make room for Winter Goods, viz.: Pint pickles, 3d . Soap, is per bar Bottled fruits, is 1 est Knison congou, 2s per lb Salad oil, Gd and 9.1 Good black tea, is gd ,, Sardines, 8d; is for large sizes lMaizena, 10 per packet Colman's starch, Gd Washing soda, 3d per lb Colman's blue, is 3d Sperm candles, is and is 2d Raspberry Jams, Is d Tallow ditto, Gd Hobart Town ditto, 10d; loose apricot jam, 10dl1 Currants, 5d Fresh herrings, oysters, and-lobsters," is Raisins; 8d Assorted sauces; 10d Candle cotton, 2s Gd perlb Yarmouth dried herrings, 2s per.tin . Assorted nails, 41 ,, - Colman's mustard, is 3d perlb I IHurdle; nails, Gd , Our best colonial s...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
AANIMALr PIrIsxoonoYs.--Those who have been in the habit of hearing cattle stealing cases tried in our criminal courts must have remarked how stockowners and those in charge of stock swear distinctly to a beast by its general appearance, an identity which is considered of more value than that which depends upon the brands alone. It sometimes happens, however, that there are no particular marks on the beast to enable such persons to explain the mode in which they arrive at such an identification, which the .legal gentlemen employed in the- case contend is not sufficient in law. A case oc curred at the ]Braidwood police court on Thursdqy last, wherein the prosecutor and one or two of the witnesses ii a cattle-steal ing case were cross-examined at great length as to the peculiarities in the countenance of a bullock by which they were enabled to swear to it by its face alone, it not having a solitary mark upon it, being all red, and its owner having many other snail-horned bul locks bes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 1 April 1869
Holloway's pills.-The changes of climate, and above all, the varieties of ' water, encountered in traversing even a small portion of any country, are severe trials, In order to secure the system from the eill consequences so frequently resulting from these causes, it is abeolutely necessary to be provided with Holloway's justly celebrated pills. It is proved be yond dispute that in all cases where the atomach and bowels are disturbed by change of air, water or diet, or any other cause, they quickly and invariably-re store the tone of the one and the regulailty of the other. Visitoas to, or residents in, the alluvial distrsots of the south and west, will.find them a certain remedy for bilious affections and intermittent evers. &hA (r01qt4Imnqan Mgr. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : S(Payablein advanee) Delivered by post forwarded l4s per annum;r as 0i per br. - by dispatch to the country,.f" 2ser nmo .. s td pc qr • Delivered in town ........ ner annum or 5s O6 per qr. 07- Credit, one...