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Select Poetry. AN EASTERN LOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 5 January 1861
-0--o-- ,JS AN EASTERN d+'LOGUE. "How mean 'mid all this glorious space,' How valueless am I ! " A little drop of water said, As trembling in the sky It downward fell, in haste to join, Tlhe unfathomable sea, 1 As if the watery mass its goal And sepulchre should be. Yet ne'er within the watery mass It disregarded fell, It found a shelter and a home- An oyster's concave shell; And there that little drop became A hard and precious gem, Meet ornament for royal wreaths, /'or Persia's diadem. Cheer up, faint heart, that hear'st the tale, Nor nothing worth'esteem Thy lot, however it to thee Contemptitble may seem; !Nor fear that thou, exempt from care Of Providence, should be Sun4istinguishable drop ', In-Nature's boundless sea.. e Power that called thee into life, :Has skill to make thee live, r Splace of refuge can provide, Another being give; nvest thy perishable form With beauty rich and rare, end when He makes His jewels up,". Grant.thee a setting there..,;.:
EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE AND CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 5 January 1861
r EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE. AND CRIME. n The Gazette des !Thibunaua relates ze Sestrange affair in Turkey :-" In a vili ifge,e7ar the town of Nichenot faf Sfrom the Balkans, there lived, sonme Syears ago,' a Bulgaiiin; family, consist ing of the -parents and ao a ionsi ands daughter. The latter having reaohed the age; of- sixteen, married,. iind. went to live with her husband in a distant village; and about; the saime time 'thie son, whose name was' Yanko, and who liad attained the age of manhood, .pro ceeded to Constanritiniople t& seek his I fortune. Yanko, not entertaining much 'afifection for his parents, who had,, not. treated" him .kiddly ;did not trouble,. himsel(io coi municat with them, and six years passed away without .their. heariig anything of hijm. One :day in August last, whilst the daughter, .whose,. name is M1aritzka, was engaged ixihouse-: hold affairs in the midst of her children, Sa dog, which she had brought from her parents, began barking joyfully, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 5 January 1861
-o Head Master-H. S. HAWKINS, M.A., St. John's College, Cambridge. Asistant Masters-F. F. HAMBURGER, Esq. Teacher of Modern Languages, and J. N. FLOWER, Esq., University of Mel bourne. T he course of Instruction in this Institution is. similar to that gene rally adopted in the best Classical Schools; but, in order that it may. be successful in its twofold character of a Classicaland Commer 'cial Sihoolmoro than thedusual attention is paid to the'various branches of' a sound En glish Education, and especially to Writing, Composition, Commercial Arithmetic, and Book-keeping, and the Modern Languages are included in the school course. Leading features in the management are, that every class throughout the School is ex-M amined weelkly, by .the'Head Master, in one or ifore-of those 'subjects, in the study of which'they have not been under his immediate superintendence; that; in the evening, the Boarders are overlooked and assisted 'in pre paring their lessons by one of the Masters; and ...
Local and General Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 5 January 1861
'Yorat nitd 66 i- t Shit~gtlggll - QUEANBEYAN POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY. Before thie Police Magistrate. rDRUNK AND DISOitDERLY. Austin Frit ton for being drunk' and disorderly in the public streets of Bungendore, was fined £1; paid. *TII URSD'AY'. (Before the Police ' Maigtrate, TV. F. layley, and TV. .Davis, Esps. MASTERS'. ANiD SERVANTS ACT.-Arthur Podmore, v. Patrick Farland, for neglect of duty as hired servant. This case being called neither. party gave his attendance. . NEGLECT OF DUTY AS CONSTADLE.-Tihe chief, constable charged Benjamin WTillan, ordinary constable, stationed in Queanbeyjran, with neglect of'duty on the 28th December last, by getting drunk and going to sleep while in charge of the loki.-up in which two prisoners were confined for felony.,. The Bench found defendant guilty, and ordered him to pay a fine of is. and forfeit all pay from the 28th December, with an intimation that no further. leniency would be shown towards him. SLAUGanTERIN LICENSES. -. Thirteen Sla...
Letters to the Editor. [It must be distinctly understood that by giving publicity to our Correspondents' communications we do not necessarily endorse their opinions. It is requested that whether or not Correspondents choose to affix their signatures to articles offered for insertion, every writer will authenticate his communication by giving his name to the Editors, otherwise such communication cannot be inserted.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 5 January 1861
[It must be distinctly understood that by giving publicity to our Correspondents' communications we do not neces- &nbsp; sarily endorse their opinions. It is requested that whether or not Correspondents choose to affix their signatures to articles offered for insertion, every writer will authenticate his communication by giving his name to the Editors, otherwise such communication cannot be inserted.] &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. Sir,--May I make so bold as to enquire through the medium of your columns the cause of the present delay in finishing the new Hospital Building. I would now ask, sir, are the public moneys to be handled in this disgraceful manner? Here the fine days of summer are allowed to pass away without even roofing the building in, leav- ing the walls to perish in the winter, and perhaps in the long run be subjected to ruin and decay. Where is the Building Committee? Why not &nbsp; they insist on the work being done at once, or take ...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
IMPOUNDINGS. (From the Government Gazctte, Jan. 1st.) At QUEANBEYAN, on the 20th day of December, 1860, from Cuppacumbalong;" danmages and driving 4s. :-Bay horse, III off shoulder, PY over P near shoulder. Also,' from Binda; damages and driving £113s. 10d. per head:-Brown entire colt, JK over I near shoulder, 2 years old; grey entire colt,- ap parently faint brand like N off-shoulder, 3 years old. Also, on the 21st December, from Lanyon; damages and driving Is. 9d. per head:-Black and white bullock, near. ear marked, CB rump, like hat near ribs; yellow. bullock, JR off rump, 25 off ribs ; black bil Ilock, same brands, AI loin near side; black bullock, like M in circle off rump, 84 off ribs; yellow steer, illegible brand like JD off rump and ribs, 12 months old; strawberry cow, JD near rum, 2 thigh; white heifer calf. at foot.: If not leleased within twenty-four days. from date of publication, will be sold. ?1. LevEn, Poundkccper. At COOMA, 'on the 22nd of December, 1860, from Greze...
Commercial Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, January 12. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
--o--- QUEANBEYAN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. : " GbLDEN AGE" .Office, Januariy 12. WVHEAT.--0s. to Os. Od. per bushel. FLOUR.-Fine, £28 per ton; seconds £26. BREAD.-8d..to 9d., BRAN.-15s. Od., to Os.'Od. per bushel. MAIZE.--4s. Od. to 5s. Od. per bushel BARLEY.---4. 0. to 4s. 6d. OATs.-6s. 6d. per bushel.. HAY.-£4 to £6 per ton. BUTTER.-1Od. to is.. per lb.: CHEESE.-6dC. to 7d. per lb. BAcoN.-Ga. to 8d. per lb. Eoas.-ls. 6d, to is. 9d. per dozen. POTATOES.--old, unsaleable. New lid. to 2d.p.1 FAT CATTLE.--£5 10s. to £7 10s. per head. CALVEs.-£1 16s. per head. SHEEP.-16s. to 20s. per head; Pros.-6d. per lb. : TALLow.-836s. per ton, for good samples. HIDEs.-5s.,6d. to 6s. each.;, SuIEEPSKINS.--4½d. to 6d. per lb.. CARRIAGE PER ToN.-Sydney to Queanbeyan, £7 to £8 10s. ;Queanbeyan to Cooma, £6 to £5 10s.; Queanbeyan to East or West Deni son (Russell's), £9 to £10;, Queanbeyan to Kiandra, £14 to £10. QUOTATIONS AT THE MILLS. FINE FLOUR ......... .?82 3 ton. SEONs............... £30 ,, BRA...
MEDICAL REFEREES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
MEDICAL REFEREES. Queanboyan.... W. F. HAYLEY, fL ;'. Bombala ...... C.ASAENHEihi,EsW- M I.JiD Braidwood..... GXF. CODRINoToN; Is,. i . Cooma ........J. JW. MERRLYWATI iti]Ja? _ Goulburn ..... R. WAaur, Esq., Tumut.........W. LARGn, EsQ. Waggr Wagga. A. B. Monaa , E5. Yass............. ALLAN CAxrIiEaL E ROBERT THOMSON 'A'taary annrl S.ocs! ' ry . Priueipni Ol lla. Hunrtter-htrof ,'Sr Sydv_ : .1inu-ry lTt, ISO.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
. The GOLDEN AGE, Q UEANBEYAN AND, MONARO DISTRICTS ADVERTISER. TIS PUBLISHED every SATURDAY morning, at the Office, Monaro-street, Queanbhyan, and-for, warded by that day's Mails to all parts'of the Colony: TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: In advance, Be. 6d.; on Credit, 6s. 6d. per Quarter. 'Per Annum, in advance, £1. 'Single copies, 6d. The Quarters terminate on the 31st Decenber, 31st March 30th June, aed 30th September, at which periods only can Subscribers decline by goving notice, and payina " the amount due to the end of the current Quarter. 2Vew SubscHibers . can be received at any time, and charged fromnt bh date of their commencemtent. TER1aS O-F ADVERTISING :} Two lines or less of space (Single Column)..................................... 1 0 Four lines..........* ........................ 2 .. 0, Six lines ..................... ................ 2 6 Eight.lines, or one inch ........... 3. 0 Every additional inoh, Is. 6d. each insertion, No Adocertiremen't iill be bookedfor les thsi...
Letters to the Editor. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GOLDEN AGE. QUEANBEYAN HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
ettets to:_the #ditoat. To THe EDITOR OF ,THE GOLDEN AGE. Q UEANBEYAN HOSPITAL. Sir,--We are begiiniung to iUnderstand: the doctrine that things are great and small only. by comparison; and by contrast we firequently arrive at- the true bearings of a question by a very summary process. ' f we apply this test in reference to the origin of some of our public buildings'.in Queanbeyan, we- soon find ourselves' involved in' a dilem ma.: There aire reasons, however, for sup posing that delay will render the di fficulty more intricate; and it is plainly our. best. courseto deal with facts as they stand. Of these, buildings we select three, viz., the new Church, the Court-hbuuse, and the Hos pital. It is s~sfcient to '?y present purpose to speak solely of the 'histo-ry of their erec tion.. The old bzillding, which was used by the members of the Church of 'Eigland for pub lic prayer, was deemed . inconvenient by many. It became therefore necessary in the opinion of these persons to substitut...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
GOULBURN. (From our ozon Correspondent.) ALL the religious 'bodies here except the church of England are energetically respond ing to the call of the Evangelical Alliance in holding special meetings for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and that church I perceive by advertisement is tardily following suit ;its first meeting for the same purpose will be held to-night. Speculative Goulburn has received a rude shock in the general depression-numbers of the operative class have left, hence many small properties are to be let. We had a super abundauce of stores in the best of times, a few have succumbed under the pressure, some have left and the others for the most part are complaining bitterly of the times. Many of our land speculators who have given long prices for town allotments have burnt their fingers, two things operating to bring down the price-the scarcity of money, and a heavy town rate levied for the purpose of improving our streets; by the way I am glad to see our Town Counc...
THE NEW PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
THE NEW PARLIAMENT.` The following is a complete list of the nei Assembly, published in the Government Ga zette of the 4thinst.: Argyle............... *Terence Aubrey Murray Balranald ........*Augustus Morris Bathurst ............*James Hart . Bogan .:............ George W. Lord Braidwood .......*Merion Moriarty Camden - .........: John Morris, John Doug las Canterbury .........*John Lucas, Edw. Raper Carcoar. ...... ..*Williatm R. iWatt . CentralCumberland. John C. Laycock, James H. Atkinson Clarence .........C... lark Irving Eden...............*...Daniel Egan Glebe .............. Thomas W. Smart Goulburn....:....... Charles H. Walsh Gold Fields North *James Hoskins Gold Fields South.*John B. Wilson Gold Fields West..*Robert Wisdom* Gwydir ............... Francis T. Rusden Hartley .......... Henry Rotton -Ilastings ........... . Henry Flett Hawkesbury ......*W. R. Piddington, James A. Cunneen Hume ............ Thomas H. Mate Hunter............*Isadore J. Blake --- Upper ....*. Hon....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
Our Advertising Friends and .Subscribers who are indebted to oulr Estaiblishment wzill please bear in mind, that their ac Sco?unts for the past Quarter are forwoarded to them through our .Agents, or by other means, and that, it Zwill be greatly ,to our advantage to have a speedy set tlement. The expenses necessa ril:y iconnected woth the first . establishment of a business like ours are of very considerable magnit?cdle, .aid. as we are. not possessed of inexhaustible. means, and have a constant diain , o upon our limited re sources, ihe shall feel obligedl by as pronmpt a settlement "of accounts as possible. Subscri bers are reminded of the very liberal: allozoance made in cases' of payment 'in advance.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
MARRIED, On the 3rd instant, at St. Michael's Church, Surry Hills, Sydney, by the Rev. W. Hodgson, M.A., Principal of Moore College, Liverpool, the Rev. Thomas C. Cole, M.A., Melbourne, to Mary, eldest daughter of Henry Hall, Esq., J. P., Charnwood, Queanbeyan.
Select Poetry. LITTLE BLOSSOM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
Little Blossom came to us in summer, &nbsp; When sunbeams were joyous and bright, &nbsp; And we welcomed with glee to our dwelling. The elflng of life and of light. Rich in beauty she grew in our homestead, And her prattle fell sweet on the ear; We felt as each charm was unfolded, Our treasure grow wondrously dear. The blush-rose that bloom'd in our garden, So graceful, so modest and meek, Though its colours so rarely were blended, &nbsp; Scarce rivall'd her delicate cheek. When I gazed on the ringlets that shaded That face full of love and of truth, &nbsp; I could see she had stolen from her mother All the charms which had won me in youth. But the chill winds of autumn were coming To blight the blush-rose on its stem, And our daughter who came with the flowers, Was destined to wither with them ! But though in the cold earth we laid her, The dearly prized pledge of our love, We knew that our lost little Blossom Was blooning in mansions above. &...
GUNDAROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
GUN DAROO. (From our own Correspondent.) CHRISTMAS and New Year's day have both now passed away, and at this place they did so very quietly. Nothing happened to mar the quietness that usually reigns about that time. On Boxing day our cricketers had a friendly game with the Gininderra cricketers but the latter proved, as they have ever done, that they are too good a match for ours, for they again came off victorious. On New year's day the same clubs played a return match, when to the astonishment of all, the Gundaroo cricketers got the severest castiga- tion ever they received since their existence; for the Ginindernra players beat them in one innings and had eight runs to spare. How- ever, I am glad to inform you the Gunda- rooites, nothing daunted by all their former defeats, intend to have a slap at the Gininderra players as soon as possible, for they do not intend to let the Gininderraites possess the laurels always. All I wish them is success; and may the best players win. All a...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
-*0 DEATHA OF TeiL GREA NAP.OLE 'o'ffsi' MoTibii:'-At a time when people are- talking of ,..the. late Prince Jerome :Bonapaite, 'the following singular account of the death of his mother, the grand mother of the present -Emperor of the French, will b6ieeadc with interest. It 'is extracted' froinm the London ?agazine for'ianuary 1823, :- The foreign newspapers announced, during the last mnithil' the death of an extraor dinary personage. Her last words were singular:; and, as it is nidt impossible that they may one day .turn out prophetic, we give them a : place in our record for more purposes than .that of mere amusement. Th-i-e&rening. before her death :she "called to?: getier all her household; she was supported on white velvet pillows; her bed was crimson damask, and. in the centre was hung a crown decorated with flowers.. The whole of the .a partment was superbly decorated .and.-illumin.iated. She called her ýSservants:-- one .after another, ..to her bedtsidevWho' knelt a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
WANTED,: T.W FEMALE SERVANTSý SOne as COOK AND LAUNDRES~S, the other as IIOUSEMLAID and' to attend Children. Apply at thbc Golden Age Oftce. i W WAINTED; . - thorough good AGRICUL •e 1y TURIST, to manage a small establish ment near Queanbeyan. A married -man e would be preferred . Also, a first-rate BRIKMAKER,- to make ' a kiln of about 70 thousand. d For particulars apply to ; S . ..: : J. WRIGHT. NOTICE. A11 p3ersons .having, any claimn ' i:upon the Estate'of "the late JOHN NOONAN, of Queanbeyan, blacksmith, are requested to furnish the same to : THOMAS:NOONAN,-. S . . Admiinistrator, SarIp Inn, Queanbeyan.' January 12th, 1861. NOTICE. All persoris inldebted to. the 1-- -Estate of the :' late 'JoiN ,NoONAN,. of Queanbeyan, Blacksmithi? are requested -to settle' the -same forthwith, or t.hey will be. handed over to a Solicitor for immediate re covery., T?iOMAS NOONAN, Administrator, , Harp Inn; Queanbeyan;, January, 12th,;'861. TO LET, THAT' Well-known and Old established-. BLACKSM...
Metropolitan. Sydney, January 8th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
(From our City Crrrespondent.) Sydney, January 8th, 1861. The members of the new Parliament assem ble on Thursday for the purpose of taking the oaths and selecting their Speaker. On the following day the Parliament will be formally opened by the Governor General in person. As I intimated to you in my last no opposition will be offered to the re-election of Mr. Mur ray, and it is said that Mr. Cowper will be his proposer. Mr. Piddington has wisely deter mined not to offer himself for the Chairman ship of Committees, and Messrs. Wisdom and Hart are the candidates for the vacant chair ; Mr. Wisdom will in all probability be the successful one, for in addition to his claim of having been a thorough supporter of the min istry, he is an old friend and schoolfellow of the Premier, or rather I should say, of Mr. Robertson, as it is doubtful to whom belongs the rank of Premier. Moreover, Mr. Wisdom is one of those who notoriously entered the late parliament with a view of making politics a p...
Local and General Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 12 January 1861
Local and General Intelligence QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL. A preliminary meeting of the subscribers was held on Wednesday evening last in the New Court-house, to arrange for the annual meeting, advertised in this issue, to take place on Tuesday, the 22nd inst. Mr. J.J. Wright. the president of the institution, occupied the chair. Prior to the consideration of the chief object for which the meeting was called, the follow ing accounts for the quarter ending Dec. 31st, 1860, were after due scrutiny passed : Mrs. Rusten's (the matron's) salary and hospital expenses 9 4 6 Burial expenses for 2 patients deceased ........................ 1 5 0 -£10 9 6 A lengthened conversation then ensued as to the propriety or necessity of employing a paid secretary to the institution. A previous committee meeting having passed a resolution to the effect that the present secretary should receive the sum of £10, as an acknowledge ment for his arduous duties of the past year, it was admitted that the amo...