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MURDER OF A GIRL NEAR PONTEFRACT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 24 November 1860
MURDER OF A GIRL NEAR PONTEFRACT. On the evening of the 2nd September, a terrible murder was committed at Upton Farm, near Pontefract, the victim being Elizabeth Mitchell, a girl 14 years of age and the supposed murderer her fellow-servant, George Thorpe, a lad of 17. Upton Farm is oocupied by Mr. Thomas Spink; the common road from Wakefield to Askern, &c., skirts the house, and the only bu.ldings near are a number of cottages, occupied by labouring meu. On Sunday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Spink left home to visit some friends at Der rington, a place four miles distant, and the only persons left in the house were deceased and Thorpe. Thorpe, it is said, was a lad of 1 sullen and morose disposition. There appears to have been little congeniality between him and the deceased, notwithstanding which, we understood, it is alleged that he had made im proper overtures to the girl. Is appears that after Mr. and Mrs. Spinks had left home, Annie Cookson, a young woman who resides near, ...
Local & Provincial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 24 November 1860
Local & Provincial Intelligence &nbsp; &nbsp; -----0------ The continued delay of the Sydney mail we are sorry to say, leaves us without our usual metropolitan correspondence. Our latest Sydney advices are dated the 17th instant. The rain down the country has been falling in fearful quantites. The Empire says:--"It would really seem as if the seasons were being inverted, and instead of progressing into the midst of summer, we have found our way back to the middle of winter. For some twenty four hours past, it has rained as vigorously and continuously as though we hadn't had an inch of rain for six months. On Thursday night, a severe thunderstorm passed over the city from west to east; some few hours after wards the storm re-traversed its own track, &nbsp; and ever since, it has been raining almost &nbsp; ceaselessly, the wind shifting over all the &nbsp; &nbsp; points of the compass from, north to south-- strong east winds, how...
WRITS OF ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 24 November 1860
WRITS OF ELECTION.' -. (From a Supplement to the Government Gazette.) His Excellency the Governor-General, di rects it' to be notified, for general information, that Writs have been issued, addressed to the returning officers of the several Electoral dis tricts, throughout the colony, for a General Election of members to serve in the Legisla tive Assembly; and that the following is the arrangements for the holding of the different elections. The Writs are dated 14th November, 1860; returnable, 81st December, 1860.' : . Argyle (1 member), Returning OMicer: F. R. L. R. Rossi, Esq. Place of Nomination : Goulburn. Polling places: Goulburn,Maru lan, Bungonia, ColleUtor, Taralga, Lalggax and Mummell. Date of Nomination : 5 Dec. Polling day : 8 Dec. Goulburn1 (1).. Returning, Officer:., W. Connolly, Esq. &lt;Place of .nomination': GoulV bumn. Polling place: Goulburn. Nominationl: 6 Dec. Polling day: 7 Dec.. Queanbeyan ()1 .Returning Officer: W. F. Hayley, Esq. Place of nomination: ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 24 November 1860
TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. &nbsp; Sir,--It occasioned me considerable surprise to observe in your paper of Saturday, the 10th instant, the communication with the name of An- drew Cunningham attached to it. It is difficult to imagine how that person could bring himself to believe that the letter, which appeared in your &nbsp; columns some short time back under the signature &nbsp; of A. Tomahawk, was contributed or even sanc- tioned by Mr. De Salis; unless we are to con- clude that perversion of ideas, which is to be traced in each line of Mr. C.'s writing, has for the time utterly blinded his senses. I should con- sider it necessary publicly to apologise to Mr. De Salis, if by any inaccuracies I had caused him to to be thus outraged. I leave it to your readers to say whether an attack thus knowingly or care- lessly misdirected does not deserve the severest censures of the public. I deem it unnecessary to say anything in de- fence of the principle, now c...
THE QUEEN ICOGNITO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
THE QUEEN, 0ICOGjTITO .From tkc Liverpool Tournal: The Ban s1re ;Tournal gives details of the ,incognito visit- of- herMajesty Prince Albert, Sir George Grey, IAdy- Grey, '-and others- to the village of Grant Towii; near ,Inverness;.:. '- - - Leaving Balmoral on Tuesday morning the royal party drove upithe Dee'to the foot of the Geldie, Where'they got poiies; and had had. thence ridden through Glenfeshie, es corted and'guided by Lord Alexander Russell, ' brother of the Duke of Bedford, and who has been for many years lessee of the magnificent' glen embraced in the shootings of Douiie of 'Rothiemurchus.' The Spey was crossed here in an open 'cobble. 'The Qiieen and Prince: - Consort, with a guide,. seated themselves'in: one carriage ;- Sir George Grey, and. Lady Churchill ,with. another guide, occupied the other conveyance. ' Grant Town was reached about -a quarter befoie nine o'clock. Mrs.: Glass had dinnerl prepared,:bit not being aware of the distin guished character of her guests...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
IMIPOUNDINGS. Fromn the Govcrnment Gazelle .Voaember 23, 1860 : At QUEANBEYAN, on the 12th day of November, 1860, from Jerrabombara;" dama ges and driving Is.:-Bay horse pony, dia mond over TR.near shoulder. If not released, will be sold in twenty-fbur days from date .of publication. Re-advertised; from Micalago, on the 8th October; damages 7s. ;-Bay filly, -B over WV near shoulder, F off shoulder. If 'not released, will be sold in twenty-four days from date of publication. H. LE-i Rs, Pound_. kccpr.
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS, QUEANBEYAN. Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS, SQUlEANBEYAN. Arrivals. Fromn SYDNEY, mva Goulurn anmd Rungendore, Sunday, Motiday:WYednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 9 an.; : From GOULIBUIN, via Collector, Gundaroo. and Gin indcrr;?,Wednesday and Saturday, at 6.80, p.m. From COOAMA, Sunday, -Monday, T?ucsday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Satuhrdty at 8 an.m. From LnAN?'N, Wednesday and Saturday at 8 a.m. := s,, . .... Doparturos. To SYDI) bY, via lungendore and-Goulburn, Sunday, Mon ? y; Tuesday, WeVdncsday. Th'irsday, and Saturday at To GOULESURN, via Gininderra, Gundarou, and Collec toi, Sunday and Thursdhy, at6 ua.m:; To 'COOM. via .Mical?go, Sunday, londidy, Wednesday, r Thursda Friday, and Stl.urday at 10 a.m. .To LANYOI Sunday Imd Thursday at 8 p.m. , T*o -LottersIf r disjpatlch to Syducy or Goulburn must lio posted oi tlhe previous evening by 8 o'clock. 0 eT"isf Poat.O ice at Qrteanbetlnr s woill be opened on , SUNL?Jl'~: fronm , to 3 in the afternomo, Instead of from 9 to tlOAl?5:.li te, mornin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
G-OULBURN. SEL LING OF F At a considerable.REDUCTION i~'thE_ Eices, in order to make room for an alt~ration in the premise`'the whole of the EXTENSIVE STOCK, CONSISTING OF Drapery, Grocebries, Tea, Sugar, Flour, Ruii, Brandy Wines of every description, ?:_ And varous articles, too numerous to mention. B. BENJAM IN, Old Argyle Stores, Song of a SBore-back'd Horse:4_ : Tqake that--tlero's a 'bmuster, to bruise ally ou; bones; Neighed my spiritcdnag, and he grin 'd like a boa As8 hle bck jumped me oi er his headi on the stolnes Thcn kickeld uplhis hicels in the air as hlie-' siori Odds, knackers and cats'-ment earts I What do you .mean P. You rough-rlding Itussian, you hide-rasping elf lad luck'to you, aln't you iishamed to bh seen '" ° On the back of i poor 'scabby beast like inyself AllU u?anr mysaddle,.my crupper, and girth, :.?l I'n as tender'and raw as afillet of veal, - And thbeiigh Ie oft heard youe:xtolling inyworth;?. It's.l? mu-you oldsavage,--no pity you feel. When the price...
TO THE ELECTORS OF QUENBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
TO THE ELECTORS OF QUENBEYAN. Fellow Electors, You will shortly be called upon to exercise the important trust conferred upon you, of. electing a representative for the dis trict of Queanbeyan. The time has at last arrived when upon the proper exercise of that right, by you and the other constituencies, will depend whether the broad and fertile lands of this colony will become, what God in his providence intended they should be, the happy homes of an industrious population, where each one may " sit under his own vine and fig-tree, none daring to make him af-aid; " or.whether they are still to remain in the hands of a grasping monopolizing oligarchy;- whether there shall spring up on these wastes a bold yeomanry, their countriy's pride; or that the millions of fertile acres are still to be only the sheepwalks of a few shepherd kings, and you and your children their serfs and servants, mere "hewers of wood and drawers of water." If you are true to yourselves and to the in terests of y...
KIANDRA. Kiandra, 22nd November. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
K'IAND.RA . -Fron?ri' Cor;espondent. Kiandra, 22nd November.. I have very little news to send you, and none of a startling nature. The diggings are very quiet just now. Rumours are afloat to day of a very richfleld somewhere in the di rection of Omeo. I cannot vouch for the truth of the report, but there is a rush to the place. It is also said that some very rich surfacing diggings have been discovered. I believe the latter report to be a fact, although I have not ascertained the exact directioin in which it lies. Fine weather has once more set in, but how long it will continue it is hard to say. But the diggers are delving away, and if we could only get a continuance of line weather, our escort returns would startle the down-country people. A chinaman the other day got a nug get weighing 62 ounces-a tidy little lump. 'Tlrade is dull. A large stock of all kinds of goods on the diggings, Flour selling to-day at £46 per ton; sugar, 7d.; rice, 6d.; and everything else low.
COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
COOMA. &nbsp; &nbsp; The only matter of note here is the forth- coming elections-I may tell you as a positive fact that Hamilton has no intention of coming &nbsp; forward on this occasion. The fact is, &nbsp; that independent of his desire to return to private life, he would stand only a small chance of getting in if a man holding different opinions regarding "free selection before &nbsp; survey" were to take the field. Throwing &nbsp; aside altogether this all-absorbing question, I think I am safe in saying that he has done nothing during his term in office to advance the social and politial interests of the Monaro district. These are many- too numerous to mention. The most important for Monaro are bridges or punts, or perhaps both, across the Numeralla and Braidbo rivers; I must express my astonishmentt at the apathy &nbsp; &nbsp; displayed by the inhabitants of Cooma and the whole Monaro district, in a matter of such...
TO THE ELECTORS Of Queanbeyan. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
TO THE ELECTORS Of Queanbeyan. , The circumstances under'thich the Assembly has. been dissolved," ap pear.to make it my duty to- offer my M-self again to your suffrages. . Ministers, having failed in legislation, have .ap pealed to the country upon a false issue, :and- seek' to make , certain ailbiguousi iv.ords, hich they have not succeeded' in idefining, :the test of political fiti ness in thenieives; ;and othliers. The goodd sense of 'the people will try Miriis ,ters upon their general merits. 'I nmiglht not unreasonably ask the same. Buit i' ha've no objection whatever to have my ! ;conduct'iijudged even upon the. narrow ground ' chosein by. the Government. I: theforefore challenge discussion and s hcrutiny of my votes and opinions, both: upon' the Land Question generally, and iI particular upon :what is termed, ".ithe'; principal ofFree .Selection before sur- vey.: This principle I have always sup ported, ` and will support, not as 'em bodiedin-Mr. Rolbertson's Bill, but in a m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
i'TE PORTRAIT. U ý The trick of his frown iis red:nay, the valley;, :` The pretty dimples of chin and cheek; his smiles. The very mould and frame of hand, nall finger,-, Wlould you not deem it breath'd? and that those veins Did verily bear blood.' The very life seems warm upon h?er lip. c The fxture of her eye hath motion in't."-SnAKSPEARE COLLODIOTYP E PORTRAITS. Mr. FRANK P. GALE, : .R espectfully announces to the residents of these Districts, and the public generally, that his arrangements are solivr ciompleted as to enable him. to commence operations. Those who may favourhhnim with a vi'.t may rely upon an unerring and faithful portrait, as well as a good and lasting photograph>: . It is needless to:state the advantages of a RESIDEN~P PHOTOGRAPHER, :whose soci vices are continually at hand whenever required, such are, obvious to the public themselves. Many fall into error as regards colour and material for Dress; a :preponderance . of light colours should be avoided. Mr. G. w...
The Golden Age. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
SAT4 YTRDA I'; DBCEMIBEI : I; 1860.:'. 'Ti? time is ?iist approaching .when .this this ~elctorate w?ill be called upon to . cliose fdr itself a represeintative of its pollicical inteiests-: There is every. ex pe: :cetion: that :the election .will be a shairiply idntested onie. Our former re presentalive;, Mr #FonisERn, is already i.t:he fieldi' nay, he:is actu'ally on .the spot, and at thiS e ,?e. moment- putting . forth his utmost 'exertin s, in, conjtinc i o aith hi fl? rieinds,;:- to: securti6 lhis re : 'he Enpire -has mentioned! a. r. ALE'XANDLR ];)icx is being in the field .igaiiis'lnlM FOiSTJI. 13ut -we hair iiot seen.'that' gentleman's address; fI'or do Swe:b'elieve that-he has actually offered himi'self, lthlibgh :recommended to thoe notice of this electorate by i no less a person than Mri.:'RoBEnRTS?N. At any rate,;liei has not been invited by the district, buit ?ather: has been advised to abanidon, any idea lie may ,have enter tained of, offerinig his services, on the plea...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
T . Rev, John Coleridge Patteson, M.A. formerly of AMertoi-College- Ox ford, son of the Right Hon.. Sir- John Patteson, late one of her Majesty's judges of the Court of Queen's Bench,' has been 'nominated Bishop of the Is lands of the Pacific3 acting under the direction qf the Bishop of New.Zealand; DulNG: the last: year, says' tieLancet, the, women of .Great Britain have borne above 2000 childien'a day,,716;190 .in the year; but: death struciý down above 1300 a day, 503,603 in the yeari T?E:I SOCIAL. EvI. IN- AIMUICA.--. Ori: diiidred in the 'Unite d. States have takei a short, sharp,"and decisive step. againist the social evil :::ii the 'city' of St? ?louis. the nuisance becarme intoler-. le . i For a long time, (says the New 1: :-ir7?lutiraled NTews) these houses were the b'ine and curse odf St Louiis ;: the citizeis at last took their suppiression intoii theni own hands:., A citizen having' discoverid :his soun a victim to one of them'oni Wednesday `the ..: 8tli urhiaioresolved ...
Commercial Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
QUEANBEYAN. WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. "GOLDEEa Office, November 2 8. VHE~T.-10 . to0S 6d. per bushel ., 'FLoVn. -Fine; £87'per ton, ;seconds £85. 'BREAD.-ad.: to 9d. ? BRAN.--1s; Sd., to Is. 9d. per bushel. M2iZiE:.-4s. Od.. to 6': Od. per bushel , BAiix.--4s. 0. to 4s. 6d. - OATs.-6s. 6d. per bushel. HAY.-£6,to £71per ton BuTTER.:-10d. to is. per.lb. UHEESE.--6d. to,7d,"per lb. BAcoN.-6d: to 8d;-per lb. EGas.--s. d. ,to Is. 9d. per dozen;. PoTATOES.-£6 per ton. FAT CATTLE.- £65 10s. to £7 10s. per head. CALVEs.--£1?i15s. per head. SIIEEP.--1s. to 20s. per head. Pros.--6d. per lb. TALLOw.-86s. per ton; for good :sampnles HIDEs.-5s. 6d. to 6s. each. SHEEPsBKIN.-4?,d..to 6d. per lb. CARRIAGE PER ToN.-Sydney to Queanbeyan,' '£1'8 to £14; Queanbeyan to Coomna,£5 to £ .10s. ; Queanbeyan to East or West Deni son (Russell's), £9 to £10; .. Queanbeyan to Kiandra, £14 to £16.:' ' QUOTATIONS AT THE MILLS. FI E'FLOUR .;...;£87 :- on'. BRAN ......... i...l. :Is. 6d ?tols 9d. fbushel POLLARD ..:...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 1 December 1860
MARRIED. On Tuesday, November 20th, by special license, William Alexander, son of H. Fors- ter, Esq., Governor of Goulburn Gaol, and grandson of the late Captain Robert Forster, of Newry, to Mary, eldest daughter of James Marsden, Esq., of Ottowell House, Goulburn. The ceremony was performed at the Church of St. Saviour, by the Rev. W. Sowerby, and at the Roman Catholic Church of SS. Peter and Paul, by the Rev. W. Lanigan.