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FATAL RAILWAY COLLISION AT NEWTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
FATA 'RIAILWAY COLT.ISION AT >' NEWTOWN. Fror m t!],e Lir` Tsri most serfous railway colli on hat has latele happened, on_ our rail ays, occurred , yesterday morning, at 9 o'ol ,i at tthe Neý P town Railway'Station. ·' Thl phssenger traini j1 due in Sydney at 8"40, wes -just leaving the a Newtown station, when a through goods train which followed came dp before the first train V had acquired muck speed, and ran into it, a 'causing a- violent concussion.: -Oi:pasienger, . AMr Falconer, brother of the station-master at a Newtown, was killed on the spot. A consi- l derable: number of ladies and gentlemen were 1 seriously hurt. Most of the passengers were' C hurled by the violence of the concussion from one end of the carriage to the other. .,Alany kept jumping out of the carriages panic- a stricken. The iutinost consternation prevailed t for the concussion was so sudden and unex- I pected, that' many. attempted . to extricate c themselves before the carriages had acquired full speed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
BRAIDWOOD ANNUAL RACES . , 1868, WILL COME OF ON WED ESDAY, THURSDAY L FRIDAY 12Tn, 18T?, AND 14TI FEBRUARY; JUDGE: THE HON. HUGH WALLACE, M.L.C., J.P. TREABSURER: ROWLAND HASSALL, Eso. STEWARD:: " " WILLIAM JOHN BENNISON, ESQ., J.P. THOMAS STEWARD, ESQ., J.P.: DAVID DICKSON, ESQ.; J.P. JOHN MACKELLAR, ESQ. CIHARLES E. DRANSFIFLD, ESQ.., H. P. WILSON, ESQ. STARTER': MR. DAVID RICHARDSON.' - CLnIC: oF THE-COURsE: MR. RICHARI5. DRUCE. FIRST .DAY---FEBRUARY 12. First Race. - SHIE MAIDEN PLATE of £50 with 1,r- a sweep stakes of £2/2 each to go to the second: horse, for all horses that have never won an adver tised prize exceeding £10 up to the date of entrance; one mile and a half; weight for age. Entrances to be sent tinder cover addressed to the Treasurer up to Monday, February 10th, 1868. . Second Race. The PRINCE OF IVAL.a STAKES. of £80, for all .,bhorses. the winner to be sold by auction im-. mediately after the race for £25; if entered to be sold for £20-allowed 101b, i;' for £1S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
IMPOUNDED at QUEANBEYAN, on .JL the 3rd January, from Mrs Willanis's, near Qneanbeyaun; driving 8d : Chesnut mare, blaze, white feet,;DN' (N reversed) over I near shoulder Chesnut colt foal, star, unbranded. Amount of release to this day, lels 9d. If not released will be sold on 23rd January, 1808 H. LEVER, Poundkeeper. ; Queanbeyan, 10th Jan., 1868, S NOTICE. SHE undersigned begs to notify that ACCOUNTS rendered July 1set, 1867; and REMAINING UNPAID,-MUST NOW BE PAID FOIRTHWITH, or they will be placed In a solictior's hands for recovery without furthernotice. S. WALKER. 5th January, 1868. - Queanbeyan Auxiliary to the!Church Society of the Diocese;(of,:Goul - burn. TlIE IHALF-YEABLY MEETING of Sthe above auxiliary will :(.v.) be held in the COURT HOUSE, on WEDNESDAY NEXT, the 15th instant, at 3 p.m. The Committee are requested1ito meet at t2 p.m. on the same day at the same place.
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Dasof tic weCk. Iaon at SnisSnse 'Age. SATURDAY ... .... a.. 11 6"6 7 10 16, SUNDAY - ... " 1 , 5' 7 710 17:" :MIONDAY 3 ..... 13 5 7 10 18 TUESDAY ....... I " 14 5 9 7 10 19 " ",WEDNESDAY . 1 5 0 7 10 20 .IIUItSI)AY . 16 5 .10. 710 - 1 IFRIDAY ... ..,, 17 5 11 7 9 U 22 Lu, t yaMOON'S PI1ABI. -n ,' Lust quurter on Friday, the 17th, it 31h. 8m. n.m.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
BuArowoon PRIcEs Cuaasrs.-Flour, ine, per ton, £18 to £20; ditto, 'seconds, £10; wheat, per bushel, 6/; maize, ditto, 8/3 to 8/6; barley, 8/ to 3/6(; oats, 3/ to /68; potatoes, per'ton, (ndt quoted) I hay, per ton, £8/10 to £4.; butter, fresh, per lb, /10 to 1/i; salt ditto, /0 to /7; cheese, /5 to /0; bacon, /6; eggs, per dozen, 1/ to 1/3. Coo;sa PRICEs CCURnENT.-Wheat, 4s Gd'to 6s per bushel; flour, £18 to £20 per ton; potatoes, 8s per cwt; oats, 3/0 to.4/; bay, G/ per cwt.; butter best, ]/ to 1/3 per lb; bacon, 10d. GourLulrn PRICEs CURRENT.-? Wheat, 6/6 per;. bushel: flour, 10/ to 18/ per cwt; maize, 83/6 to 4/ per.bushel; barley, 2/o to 3/; oats, 2/6 to 8/;' hay, per ton, ;4; cheese, /4 per Ib; butter, fresh, /9, salt, /7; bacon, /t to /6; eggs, per dozen, ;/7 .to /8 ,potatoes, per cst., 4/. : + ,· • . i -· • : i+ g
Local and District News. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, JANUARY 7TH. (Before Messrs Newcombe and Wright, J.P.) DOYLE V. OUGHLIHAN—ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, JANUARY 7TH. &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before Mcssrs Newcombe and Wright, J.P.) DOYLE v. OUOnLIIIA-AASSAULT. . .The hearing of this case ?had'been:postponedlfrom the previous week on account of. the sickness, of the prosecutors.. To-day it was the;flrstacase called,:but; the prosecutor not answering to his*(name, the case" was ordered to stand over to a laterzhour.6.'On beingi again calied,a:neither prosecutor nor defetfdant ap peared. Sergeant Latimer stated that he had reason toybelieve the parties to the. case~had compromised the matter. The bench ordered the case td~bestruck out, adding that if defendant had applied for his ex penses he would probably have got. them. [It is a inatter of regret that this prosecution did.not 'pro ceed, as we understand it. arose out of a most dis graceful affair-a row which occurred on a recent Sunday'evening in the main street of the town and while public worship was being conducted in the 'neighbouring chur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
SRESOLUTION. nda make rte lase the fgaand we aft mujht wia t,:-. e arsz. is attemin/t. r r _"` . - i :r , [,' i -s[ .. ý·t ,"' _[rýa - _! s4-- sY*rt xs s -ls - tI tt 1.l ? . ':. LEVY y E3as1?~e~siolv~ec ,to sell all his G-oods at FIVE PER CENT ON COST ' all and see the GO0 D S. and, above all, S THE PRICES !!!i even if youi do not purchase. A. L. will have pleasure in waiting on you and endeavour ing to please all. TO EVERYBODY! SPlease make your purchases of A. LEVTY ALL NEW GOODS JUST UNPACKED ! CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER STORE IN THE DISTRICT. Queanbeyan, January 7th, 1868. A F_, .,: ONE TREE HILL ANNIVERSARY -RACES, TO COME OFF On Monday, 27th January, 1868. First Race. T 3HE MAIDEN PLATE of £5, for all horses that have never won an advertised prize. One mile and a half. One event. Weight for age. or g'e'. Second Race. TIhe ONE-TREE-IIILL PURSE of £7, with a sweepstake of 10s each to go to the second horse. For all horses, eo be handicapped by the stewards, or whom they may appoint....
ANOTHER GREAT CALAMITY. DREADFUL EARTHQUAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
;.:ANOTHER GREAT CALAMITY... DREADFUL' EARTIHQUAKES. : TuinH Royal Mail steameir Tyne, which ar rived at Aspinwall on the morning ~of .the ,26th?.October brought the distressing'inteI -ligence of? another i:fearful calamity: which has befallen the island of St Thomas, as also' "th'se of Safnta Cruz and Tortola. ? "'B From theColonial Staidard , ;of Kings topf we taike the following account- of the catastrophea :t S'On Monday,:the 18th: .October,,?the .:s t *lmnd: of St Thomas ws :tie sceeeo of a dis astrous earthquake, accompanied;by a fearful inroad of the sea, the effects whereof cannot c but be of the most serious lcharaeter,, fol. 1 ,lowing: so closely, as :they did, upon. the c recent hurricane.,!, . At about a quarterbefore 3 in3 the-after. li noon, a noise was' heard ;such; as would be ? produced iby a:locomotive of immense power o under the .utmost pressure,, jsucceeded in-. e stantaneously by;a visible movement of .the 1 entire island,, of, such force as to.make. it, a, q m...
The Age. SATURDAY, JANUARY 11th, 1868. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (Through Greville's Telegram Company.) SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
. SYDNEY, Tilesday. A coLIasION occurred yesterday' rear New town 'betwecn the down passenger traig train. Mr- James Falco·ir, of ,Mudgee district, brother of the .Newtown station - mster, was killed in attempting to escape from the train. The following parties were amongst others injured, but not seriously : Mr Islip, Mr Yarnton, D.C. registrar; Mr Owen, of PeterehamTel Mr Phillips and Mr. Joseph Allen, Bank NES. Wales;. MrBur toin, .solicitor Mr T. A. ssenderson (of Billyard and (urtis's .office), Mr Thomas, engineer; Mr Phillips, J. S. Bank; Mr Butterfield, assistant town clerk; Mr Burge, Parramatta; Mr Gardner, public sydneychool, distrietown; Mr Hill, secretary Panama Steam Co.; Ther Miller, auctioneerties wereG. anttray, accountant; Mr Berthon and Mr Armytage, .sliitorublic Works department Mr(of ])olman, Freeman's Journal office; Mr Un derwood, of the Lands department; Mr Houison and Mrs John Spaith, Parraniattal engr Muir, Treasury; Mr APhillipdams, .S. Bank; uttr Raymond, U...
HURRICANE AND EARTHQUAKE AT ST. THOMAS. EIGHTY-TWO WRECKS.—EIGHT HUNDRED LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
-HURRIGANE -:AND`F=: EARTH. QUAKE AT ST. THOMAS. EIGHTY-TWO WRECKS.- -EIGHT THUNDRED LIVES LOST. From Ithe Panama Star and Herald. TaHE Royal Mail steamship Solent arrived at Aspinwal on the 12th Nov. at 8.15 a.mn. bringing mails and passengers fromSouth amption. She also brings intelligence of a fearful hurricane which occurred at St. Thomas on the 29th October. The L.W.I. and P.S.S. Co.'s fine nfew steamer Colum bian was lost, together with the Royal -Mail steamships, Rhone, Wye, Conway. anp Derwent, the two former with great loss of life. The total number of vessels lost and disabled is 79, and the total loss of life 800. The destruction of property on shore is said to be very great. Since the above was set up we have re •ceived the following additional despatch: Eritract from log of Solent. " Arrived *at Peter's Island at 9"30 a.m., 29th Oct., a gale blowing from north; at twenty minutes past I wind shifted to'S.S.E., blowing a hurricane, lost foremast during the same, bowsprit ...
ARRIVAL OF LORD BELMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
I AIRRIVAL OF 'LORD BJELMORE. Tuint Earl of Belmore, our new Governor, has 'drrived inthd- ship'Sabraon -which ?-anchored,':; in Farm Cove at 7. o'clock yesterday morning. :Th'eoficinl?anding of- his Excellency.will take "place at noon tomorrow... After; a careful 'ook'ciiitf fr seviirl days, the4 Sobraoh'catme in' almost unobserved. No sooner was it knowiithlat-thiie Sbbiaori was inside the' Heads and approaching,her-. anchorage, than the! ori.Janmes Martin (Pre-' u.mier), the Hon. Henry Parkes (Colonial Sec-' retary), -with other-members of -the Ministry,&lt; : at once proceeded on-board, and congratulated his&Lordshii?.'n his 'sife 'passage;. - At about 10 o'clock, Lord Belmore came ashore, ac companied by the Hon. Mr Martin and the T-Ion. Henry Parkes-landing at the-Govern-. ment Ho':se jetty; and proceeding to-Governi ' meniRHouse, for the purpose of inspectihgiti - and directing such arrangements as were. sui table to the landing, and immediate occupation by th...
Original Poetry. ON OUR CLIFFS NO CASTLE LIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
ON OUR CLIFFS NO CASTLE LIFTS. On our beetling cliffs no castle lifts Its time-worn turrets to the skies; Nor on our plains do ruin'd fanes Mid antique ivy-clusters rise, Like storied pages of the ages Dimly looming through the past, With a halo, rich and mellow, Round their hoary histories cast. No ravelled mystery is our history--- It is but of yesterday; No ancient glory gilds our story, With its wild romantic ray . All our legends are of regions Whence our British parents sprung; And the numbers which soothe our slumbers O'er their cradles have been sung. We inherit their brave spirit, &nbsp; We are sharers of their fame, Though Australians we're not aliens To the proud old British name : Yes, we claim -it, and ne'er will shame it By deeds of infamy;. Britons ever! nor shall time sever The dear old kindred tie. BUSHMAN. Molonglo, December 6th, 1867.
General Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
COOKNEY SPORTING AT WA?AGAr AGGA.--On the first day of the new year the wildfowl shooting season commenced, and on the night before, and long before daylight on this the first privileged morning, numbers of our townsmen sallied forth, gun in hand, on murderous thoughts intent. One keen sportsmen at the dawn'ot the day found himself on tle bank of lagoon on which numbers of unsuspicious ducks were quietly resting. Creeping cautiously down he ob tained asight, pulled the trigger and blazed away. He did not kill any ducks, but a whizzing noise close to his ear revealed the unpleasant fact that he had narrowly escaped makinga hole in his own skull with a truant nipple. Recovering from this little shock he proceeding a little further and tried the other barrel at another squad of wildfowl. Nothing but the cap exploded, he then discovered that in his haste he had inadvertently loaded his' piece with the shut first. There was no.worm' on his ramrod, and he had to return ignominiously home ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
" THE QUEANBEYAI AGE " GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE QUEANBEYAN. BOOK AND JOB PRINTING In all the newest and most approved designs, : ALSO IN COLOURED INKS, GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE, ETO., ETO. ADDRESS and Business Cards, Bill headings, ruled faint or otherwise, Law and Bank Forms, Cheques, Druggists' and other Labels, Business Circulars, Posters and Handbills, any size and colour, Pamphlets, Club Rules, Society Reports, Catalogues, and every other description of Letter press Printing, completed expeditiously and in first class style. L. Parcels of Printing forwarded to any part the colony per post at a nominal rate. THE QUEANBEYAN AGE, Tr. circulation of tis journal tirouglhnut its own ad the neigh. bouring districts, as well as elsewhere within and beyond the eolo nlel offers special advantages to advertisers. TEBM8.. "lunsaj-xtopte-24s per annum, dr 6s 6d per quarter, when .drs livered by post or forwarded by dispatchl to the country, or 20s ner annum, and 5. i.d per quarter when delivered...
BUSHRANGING AND OUR POLICE SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
BUSHRANGING AND OUR POLICE SYSTEM. &nbsp; BY A NATIVE TROOPER. From the Empire MENTION was made of the arrival, as se- cret police, of Meares's party, Turner's party, and the two brothers, "the natives," as I called them. The natives did not receive much information at our station, except from myself, and I told them all that I dared, without compromising my authors. Turner's party-stopped at our station one night to spell, and as I knew them to be respectable men I asked them to sit down and have something to eat. It was all right till they left, and then I got my knuckles rapped for asking them. "Who &nbsp; were they? They didn't want them there." I saw the old jealousy, and swore to my- self, if my best friend called I would ra- ther give him a shilling to go to the store and get some dry biscuits for his dinner. We had a mess, and all the police that came had to pay if they took better. Some of the parties who came frequently got the leavings. Wright's party ofte...
TORNADO ON THE RIO GRANDE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
TORNADO ON THE RIO GRANDE. The Brownsville Courier gives detals of an awful hurricane on Rio Grande, from which it appears there is not a habitation which has not felt the terrible force of the storm, while the majority of business &nbsp; houses are in ruins. All the steamers are partially or totally destroyed. The Cam- ergo and Santiago are suuk, the Col. Be- nedict, San Roman, Tamaulipas Nos. 1 &nbsp; and 2 have had their upper works and cabins destroyed ; the Matamoras drifted down the river, and is now lying at the point wrecked ; the Tamaulipas No. 1 al- though badly damaged is yet able to run. Santa Cruz is almost totally destroyed. Nothing is left standing but the house of Garibaldi, and that building is badly da- maged. There were ten persons killed and twenty wounded at Santa Cruz. The destruction at Matamoras was still greater than at Brownsville. Whole squares of edifices are mere ruins, and it is estimated that 1500 houses and jacals have been de- stroyed...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. TUESDAY, JAN. 7TH. (Before Messrs Newcombe and Wright.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 January 1868
SMALL DEBTS COURT &nbsp; TUESDAY, JAN. 7TH. &nbsp; (Before Messrs Newcombe and Wright.) &nbsp; &nbsp; W. O'Neill v. W. Blewitt sen.-Plaintiff sued for £7 4s for two bags of flour and the value of a buillock slaughtered by defendant. Defendant did i not appear. ; In proving his case, plaintiff explained t that defendant had leased to him his station at Lobb's t -Hole with all the stock running upon it, for.a term t of years. He had signed agreements, attested by a witness, to that effect, and had also given a receipt for a year's rent; but had subsequently denied havy long parted with his right in the cattle, and under this impression had killed the bullock now sued for.. De fendant put in the agreement in evidence. 'Verdict, £4, the value of the bullock, with £3 4s paid into court, and 5/ costs.. It. Macaulay v. P. O'Rourkce.--Plaintiff claimed 17/ the value of two bags of potatoes sold and two bags not returned.: Defendant promised to leave the money...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 January 1868
Geneial Post Office, 'Sydney, 17th"December, 1867. Notice, Hj HE attention of' th public is spccially T directed to the notice in the Gover'nment Ga zette,'dated the 15th November last, iitimating the reduction of the Registration Fee.on letters from 6d. to 4d, from .theist of January next: and also to the provisions of the Act 31 Victorila, No.'4, in respect of the coripu!sory registration of letters' 'containing, or supposed to contain, coin.' Remitters of -money bypost -are enjoined: to use every precaution in their power to ensure the safe. conveyance thereof-by avoiding the transmission of coin, When practicable--by cutting bank: notes,. cheques, &c., inhalt;, taking particulars thereof, and forwarding the .'halves - by sparate -posts, and by. making use of::the Money Order system, where such .:: . system isavailable. ... It is hoped, as the registratioin of" letters is the only safeg:nard that can be -ffered by.the Post Office" ,Departmentjfor the. correct 'transmissio...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 January 1868
TO THIE EDITOR. SIa,-What on earth are, we :to exxpe rience next? I am sorry to observe by the S. M. Herald, aslso by" telegrams in one or two country journals, that a riot is expected. It seems to me a most ridicu lous hoax, and but stirs the public mind to unnecessary excitement. A riot ! what about? What factions are prominent in New South Wales ? I think we have had iiot enough in our Assembly without see ing it out of doors. HOW strange it is. that the moment a luestion of importance arises (such as the Education Bill) we find some disposed to raise a .popular cry. What factions have we here? I would say, none. At the same time I doubt not there are to be found a few choice spirits who would by their ignorance induce others to believe they were patriots of the first order. I would not.insult the good sense of the colony by supposing for one moment there exists any faction. Soime are alarmed. no doubt, and wonder when the supposed riot will take. place, and where? .IMy own opini...
TASMANIA. ARRIVAL OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 January 1868
TASMANIA. From the Launceston Examiner, January 7. ARRIVAL OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. A TELEGRAx from Hobart Town, dated Monday, 5 p.m., says :- " Her Majesty's steam frigate Galatea, under the command of his Royal Highness the Duke of Edin burgh, arrived here at half-past 3 p.m. About 3000 spectators assembled.on the wharf. Great enthusi asm prevailed, and the concourse cheered immensely. According to arrangement, a salute of "21 guns wss fired from the Albert Battery. The compliment was not returned. The fine ship only displayed the St. George's ensign at the peak." PREPARATIONS FOR THE DUKE.-The Scotch motto, " An' will ye no come back .again," is now *fixed on the cornice of the Town-hall; Launceston. The motto has very littla meaning in the'eyes of an Englishman, but to our royal Scotch visitor it con vr) s such a welcome as cannot be expreqsed in the English language. The Scotch seldom or never use the word " welcome," it being mere southern lan guage, and "welcome" has been so...