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APPROVED CLAIMS FOR PRE-EMPTIVE LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 April 1869
APPROVED CLAIMS FOR PRE-EMPTIVE LEASES. IT is hereby notified that under: the provi sions of the Crown Lands Occupation Act of 1861, claims for pre-emptive leases have been made by the persons enumerated in the subjoined list, in right of the several portions of land therein referred to, and have been approved, subject to the notifica tions set forth in the regulations of 1st November, 1861. Applicants are reminded that, unless the rents of the lands in question, for the year commencing on the first January, 1869, be paid to the agent for the sale of crown lands of the district in which they are situated, or to the treasurer in Sydney, within two months from this date, it will be imperative under the 12th clause of the act, and the 7th of the regulations, to submit for sale by auction the leases of such of these lands as may remain unpaid for. The rent of leases in virtue of the under mentioned freeholds is at the rate of £1 per lot per annum for all lots not exceeding 320 acres; an...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 April 1869
VIOTORIA. (Fromn ila AlTouerno Argeus.) THE interest attached to the proceedings of the bribery committee begins to flag, and the evidence taken at the last two sittings pre cents none of those startling features which in the early stages of the inquiry were so prominent. The testimony has become for the most part of a recapitulatory character. The ground is being gone over again, and from time to time fresh witnesses appear to corroborate or contradict some assertions made by previous witnesses. The committee sat for about three hours on Thursday afternoon, and received the evidence of the Hon. H. M. Murphy, M.L.C., Captain Mao Mahon, Messrs. Baillie, James and William Winter, Francis Bell, W. W. Wardell, and T. Mason. Mr. Murphy came before the committee voluntarily, for the purpose of denying that he had ever offered Mr. Jones the position of whip to the opposition at a salary of £800 per year, and that he had ever acknowledged to Mr. Longmore that he had done so. Cap tain Mac Ma...
REMOVAL OF MR. SAMUEL CHARLES FROM THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 April 1869
R:EMOVAL OF MR. SAMUEL CRARLES F'PROM? THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE. TuIn select committee of the Legislative Ae ,sembly., .aip.ointed on the 27th January, 1869, r' to inquire, into and report upon the subject of the, removal of Mr. Samuel Charles from the commission of the peace with power to send for persons and papers," to whom was re ferred, on the same date " the evidence taken a before the select committee last session, with a reference to the removal of Mr. Samuel ii Charles from the commission of the peace," P have agreed to the following report:- t 1. Your committee have examined J. " Black, Esq., J.P.; S. Charles, Esq. ; J. M. Ii Gray, Esq., J.P. ; . Halloran, Esq.; H. c Connell, Esq.; A. C. Budge, Esq. ; J. Robb, f Esq., J.P.; Mr. Weston, Mr. James Poulten, f and carefully considered the evidence taken a before the select committee on this question last session, and the correspondence relative to the case referred to them. I 2. Your committee find that, though other charge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 8 April 1869
CROWN LANDS. SALES, AT THE POLTOE-OFFIOE, BRAIDWOOD. M.onday, 10th fMay. COUNTRY LOTS. LoTS A and B of 40 acres each, lot C 0 44 acres 3 roods, lots D and E of 11 acres each, lots F, G, and H of 10 acres 2 roods each, county of St. Vincent, parish of Bun dawang, partly in the Mongarlowe River gold-field, on and near Bob's Creek, adjoin ing and near McKeon's (now Davis') 50 acres; lots A, B, C, F, G, and H exclusively I of a race 20 feet wide. Lot I 2 acres, county of St. Vincent, 1 parish of Araluen, adjoining the northern p boundary of Norman's 2 acres, on the road 4 from Elrington to Brlidwood, "about-1l mile from Elrington. Upset price from £1 to £3 per acre. Lot J 1 rood 251 perches, lot K 1 rood 12f perches, lot L 34ý perches, lot M 1 acre 36 perches, county of St. Vincent, parish of o Araluen, at Araluen West, near Cavanagh's b 1 acre 1 rood 5 perches, and the southern boundary of Burnell's 1060 acres; Mary Hickin, John Thompson, James Campbell, John H. Thompson. Upset price f...
Arrival of the English Mail. SYDNEY. Wednesday, noon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
Arrival of the English ilail [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPE.) SYDNEY. . Wednesday, noon. Tu?: South Australian portion of the Eng lish March mail wis landed this. morning. We have news 'fom. London to March 19th. In the I·ouise of Commons Mr Glad: stone moved ,the -second reading of. the disestablishment bill, TIhe debate on the motion was adjournd;: Wool has" been twopence lower since November. Tallow is also lower.. The Admiralty have advertised yor two hundred. thousand . pounds a of -Austi'alian preserved meat . The Goveinment have `decided. to re lease forty-nine Fenian. pi;isoiners,= nine: of the number being in Australia. Serano has formhed :a Spanish' Revolu. tionary Ministry. The Spanish insurgents are vanquished. An Austrian frigate has been blown' up; causing the death 'of. four hliundied ,peir son.
The Age. THURSDAY, APRIL 15th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
"I THIURSDAY, APRFL 15t11, 1830. Tna Council of Education some months since sent to all the teachers ingits service a circular requiring a statement of their age, length of service, and some other particulars, in order, we suppose, to get the fullest information necessary, for the establishment of a superannuation fund. But it has been recently stated in the legislative assembly that no further steps have been taken in the matter. In most of the departments of the Civil Service pravision has been made for those retiring from active service. And considering the laborious nature of the service required of f teachers under the Council of Education, and the barely sufficient salary they re ceive, it is but an act of simple justice in their case that -they should be provided for in those days when age and failing health compel them to seek repose after years of duty which has severely strained their mental energies and been productive of good results which will be experienced for generat...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
LATEST INTELLIGEINCE. [PER . OREVILLE'S .TELEGRAM COMiPANY] SYDNEY.. " , Tuesday; afternoon. Bcellingcr, an accomplice'of Thundeibolt's the bushiandger,?has been scntenced, at Ar midale, to two years hard laboui in gaol. Maize is dcclining. Sales w~ere made to day at 3/9 to 4/,per Bushel. , A large meeting was held yestcrday even ing to promote the -scheme for pioviding funds for the Church of England Bishopric of Bathurst. The annual meeting of Tattershalls Club was held last night. The report was satis factory. The balance to the credit of the Club is about £S00. , O'Bricn has beel sentenced to death at Armidule for murdering Mlechan. A' prolamation in the, Government Ga zette warns diggers against the;Natal gold field.
COMMERCIAL. AGE Office, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
COIMMERCIAL. AoE Office, Wednesday. The ?l ivk [ may he taken as the ruling whole the pri:ae is QUEJANIJJEYAN. Flcr, per ten... 11ne £15 0 0 seconds £14 0 0 Wheat, par bucel 0. O 4 0 to 0 5 0 Bran, per bushel...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 00 Oats ..................... 0 3 6 , 0 4 0 Barley .................. O 3 ,, 0 0 0 N&lt;alzo .................. 4 0 0 5 0 Tay, per ton ...... 0 ,, 5 0 0 Potatoes,ptrewt,new 0 6 0 ,, 0 8 0 Butter, per Ib ...... O 1 3 ,~ 0 1 6 lacon, perlb...... .. 0. 0 -.6 ,, 0 0 0 Cheese, per. li. (one) 0 ' 0 ,, 0 0 0 Eggs, per dozen ...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
YASS. Wheat, 4s Od to 4s Gd per bushel Flour, flne, £14 per ton; seconds, £13: Bran, is. per bushel Pollard, not quoted Maize, 5s to Ss Gd per bushel Oats, 4sOd to '4s Gd per bushel Barley, 2s Od to 3s Od per bushel Hay, £5 to £0 per ton Bntter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. Cheese, Gd to 71 per lb. Bacon, 6d to 8d per lb. Eggs, 9d to Is per dozen Potatoes, new, 1d to 2d per lb Ildes, salted,- s to Os Gd each; tresh, 7s to 9s 6d acnli Sherpskiis, 4id to 5d per lb.
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
BRAID WOOD. .Flour, flne, £15 per ton; seconds, £14 WVeat, 5s 0 i.to Os 9d. per bushel: 3Bread, Gil the 2-lb. loaf "'3raulI/O' per bushel Maize,; s Cd to Os'Od per bushel Oats, 4s Od to Os Od per bushel Barley, 4s Od perbushel Potatoes, £7 'to £7 10s per ton 'Ilayp onaten, £7 to £8 per ton SCheese, Od per lb. -Bacon, (d per lb. Butter, fresh, 1/6 to Os per lb.; Eggs, Gd to 10d per dozen
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
WEEKLY O&LENDAE. 11V of M aoa's Days of toe week. M thSun ri Sun saet Ago. 1ThURSDAY... . Apr. 15 Ot 5I 8 fitlitA Y .. .. ... 06 84 5 80 4 .A'rU1tI)AY ... . 17 0 23 5 5 WU UAY .. ... 1. 0 62 53 t 0 5IOŽNDAY ...o . .O 82s 7 'TUAItSl)AY O .0 6 27 5 51 8 W EDN SII Y t1 8 088 5 :to 3q, cN'a I 2aAOO.. Frfrt qunrtor, on Tocad~ny, hol 18th., oh 1l. lOtn.ni.m
OUR MOBS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
OUR MOBS. fonro the Pall 3all Gazette.) Mons are sure to have their millennium when property and respectability are reluctantly abdicating in favour of num bers. Provisional authorities are slow to aot against those who are to be their masters to-morrow, and the people, having not yet succeeded to office with its responsi bilities, welcome anarchy as a useful ally. A single unfortunate instance of toleration makes a dangerous precedent, and when a weak minister truckles to a mob, or even treats with it, he ties the hands of his more determined successors. We should like to say nothing but good of the departed; but when the defunct ministry makes an elogy of its elegy, and claims, with its other virtues, a monopoly of administrative sagacity and energy, we cannot forget that it was this very ministry which made Mr. Beales a power. But all human greatness is fleeting, and tribunes of the people fall like aristocratic cabinets. In democratic movements it is the agitator of yesterday wh...
MR. PEABODY'S BENEFACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
MR. PEABODY'S IENEFACTIONS. (From ithe Nw York Times.) T~E benefactions of Mr. George Peabody are far larger than generally supposed. A few days ago, when his latest gift of half a million of dollars to the London poor was announced, we spoke of his donations as amounting to an aggregate of over four mil lion of dollars. But we have been furnished with an authentic list of Mr. Peabody's gifts, and we find that they amount to over double this sum-in fact, they amount in all to over ten millions of dollars in our currency. The following list (gold values) will display the remarkable facts; and this list does not in clude the large sums he gave to further American interests in the great exhibition of 1851, nor other large sums he has given for international banquets and such pur poses. Dollars. To the poor in London ................ 1,7650,000 Baltimore Institute ............ ...... 1,000,000 For education in the South to blacks and whites ...................;...;. 2,000,000 For a muse...
SYDNEY. GOLDSBROUGH BURT AND CO.'S REPORT. Thursday April 8, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
SYDNEY. COLDsBROUGII DURT AND CO.'S.REPORT. - Thursday April 8, 1800. LtVE SrTOCa MDtRIr.--Fat 'Cattle: Only a small supply, and prices firm at last week's rates. Best beef realised fully 25s'~ 100 lb. As the'bulk of the lots in and about Sydney ale in the hands of the dealers we do not expect much alteration for the next two or thrco weeks.-Fat Calves : A moderate supply: prices range from 12s Gd to O0s.-Fat Sheep : The business of the week has bean pretty well-confined to the carcase trade. No sheep coming forward direct from graziers, prices still rule low, mutton being carcased at the abattoirs at 11 per lb. There is, however, no dilliculty in getting good heavy weights sheep at fair rates.-Fat Lambs: In good demand. We sold one lot from 10s (Gd to 15s. Store Stock: Little or nothing doing. Wheat, 5s Od to Ga Od per bushel Maize, is'Od to 4s Od "per bushel Barley, Cape, 3s 3d. per bushel; English, . s to 5s Gd per bushel Oats, 3s Od per bushel Bran. is Od per bushel Pollard, is ...
PEDIGREE IN CEREALS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
PEDIGREE IN fl EREALS. I (From thei Australaaian.) AT a late meeting of the London Farmers' Club Mr. Hallett explained fully what he means by pedigree in wheat and other grains, as well as the means adopted by him to produce improved kinds. After a long a study of the subject the following are the s rules laid down:-c" 1. That no two grains of any cereal will produce plants precisely equal, and that, therefore, in any given quantity of any cereal, whether a dozen grains, a pint, or a quarter, there is one grain superior in producing power to any of the others. 2. That this superiority is in heritable. 3. That it may, by the repeated selection year after year of the best descend ant grain, be greatly increased, and become practically fixed." The system is, therefore, I one of selection long continued. The best head of the kind of grain to be improved is 7 picked out, and the seeds of it sown with duo regard to vegetable comfort-that is to say, in a good soil,.and with plenty of room....
MR. STEVENS AND THE PANAMA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
MR. STEVENS AND THE PANAMA COMPANY. (Cro,, the .mnpire.) IF we remember aright, it is of the Arabs that the story is told that they are so very clever at horse-stealing as to be able to carry off the steed although the owner takes the precaution of mounting him and going to sleep on his back. The art of ingeniously swindling appears to have been brought to such perfection of late years that the Arab horse-thief no longer stands pre-eminent amongst the chevalier d'industrie, but must be contented to share his professional honours with other orders of the knights of St. Nicholas. The latest thing oht in this line is also, perhaps, the boldest in design and ex ecution since the spirited enterprise of Miran da; while for variety of detail and breadth of aonaeption it might fairly take precedence of that famous piece of sharp practice. We allude to the project of Mr. Stevens, whereby that far-seeing and adventurous individual was about to take steps for the opening up of ocean steam traf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
I IE1REBYrgiv~ noticO' that 'I w?illi hot, trom thls dato be"answ6rablo fMr?any debts ?ihich may be contracteddin'myliamewlhout utmyrrltten authority. Qucanboyan, April 14th;180O 7: ACCORDINGr `to previous announcement thc undersigned lhas commenced fromn this date (March.29th) to FOR ONE MONTH ONLY, THE WHOLE OF HIS WELe - ASsoRTED ST'CK, To make room for Winter Goods, viz.: Pint pickles,.91 Bottled fruits, s .. Salad oil, Gd and Od Sardines, 8d; is for laige sizes Colman's starch, d - Colman's blue,.ls 3d Raspberry Jams, Is Id Lobart Town ditto, 10d; loose apricot jam, 101d 'Fresh herrings, oysters, and lobsters, is Assorted sauces, l0d Ynrmouth dried herrings, 2s per tin' Culman's mustard, s'-3d per lb Soap, is per bar S 13st Kaison congon, 2s per Ib Good black tea, 1s t ,, Maizena, 10 per packet Washing soda, 3d per lb Sperm candles, is and 1s 2d Tallow ditto, .G.1d Cutrrants, 5d" Raisins, '81 Candle cotton, 2s Gd per lb ; Assorted nails, 4*J ,, Hurdle nailsL A ,,L Our best colo...
Local and District News. QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT IIOSPITAL. TirE usual quarterly meeting of the' hospital committee was held last 'Tuesday afternoon in the board room. Present. The Rev A. D. Soares, the Rev E. D. Madgwick, Dr Lambert, and Messrs Wright, Gale, Parr, and O'Neill (hon. secretary). In the absence of the President the Rev A. D. Soares was voted to the chair. Dr Lambert proposed and the Rev. -E. D. Mtadgwick seconded, " That the following accounts be paid, viz.:-The matron, £14 16s Gd; Mr Gale, for advertising and printing, rules, £6 13s Gd ; and Mr E. O. Evans, cof fin for and interment of James Crew, £2 12s. Gd." Carried. Dr Lambert proposed, and 'Mr Parr secon ded, "That 200 admission forms and 200 receipt slips be ordered from Mr Gale." The motion was carried. Proposed by Mr WVr ght and seconded by Mr Gale, that the secretary be authorised to advertise for tenders for fencing in the hospi tal land at per rod,, three rail, and paling. Carried. The secretary read certain correspondence between the ...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 15 April 1869
Colonial Extracts Presbyterian Church, Round Plain. &nbsp; The ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the first Presbyterian Church in the Cooma district of Manaro, under the General Assembly of the Presyterian Church of New South Wales, took place on Tuesday March 30th, 1869, at Round Plain, in the presence of a numerous and very respectable audience. The occasion will long be remem- bered by those present, especially by the young, who had never witnessed the like before. Notwithstanding the torrents of rain that fell, the assemblage stood around the stone and watched the proceedings with much interest. There was a large and com- &nbsp; modious tent erected for the occasion. Sus- pended above the corner stone to be laid there was a very handsome flag with the following mottoes:-"Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ," (I. Cor., iii., 2). And, " Glory to God in the Highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men " (St. Luke ii...