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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 29 February 1868
TUESDAY, FEDRUAHY 25T. Two cnses-Drozer against . mith, and same against Nash were struck-ont,,onu theground of non-appearance of plaintiff; `costs' (5/.) in Smith's case allowed, as defendant was ready to go on .with the case. The plaintiff came into court just after the cases:were struck out. . BURKE V SHANAHAN This was an action for the recovery of money said to be due for work and labour, 20 head of cattle sold and delivered, and an assault. Damages were laid at £200. For the plaintiff Mr Betts; for defendant Messrs Scarvell and Gannon. Plea, not indebted; and not guilty. Plaintiff claimed 3years and 38 weeks' wages as a wheelwright, carpenter, and general servant, at £40 per annum; also for 20 head of cattle sold and delivered at £2/10/ per head. Credit had been allowed for contra account £92/1, and for cash £80, which reduced the claim on these accounts to £72/19. But he claimed also damages for an assault, in all £20. William Burke, the plaintiff, stated that the &nbs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
Registrar General's Office; Brands Branch, Sydney, 21st February, 1868. Registration of Brands Act of 18886. MODIFICATION OF SIMILAR BRANDS. N OTICE is hereby given to applicants for similar brands, who have hitherto failed to accept modifications suggested to them in the cir cular of 19th November last, or to communicate a modification of their own choice, that the TIME OF ACCEPTANCE of such modifications will EX PIRE on the 16th March next; and that unless ac ceptance of the same, or of some modification pro posed by them, he received on or before that date, the Registrar-General will, in pursuance of the 8th section of the above Act, allot to such applicants the modifications suggested, in place of the brand origi nally applied for them. THEO. JAS. JAQUES, Registrar-General. BRAIDWOOD STORE. THE undersigned will commence on MONDAY NEXT to CLEAR. OUT at. COST PRICE the whole of his large and well-assorted STOOK. previous to arrival of NEW AUTUMN OODS,. Price List will appear durin...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. New York, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
LATEST TELEGRAMS. From the Panama Star, January I., New York, January 11. Our European news via :cable is to last evening. King Victor Emimanuel advises the Italian people and Pailiament to remain calm during a crisis in which the kingdom is surrounded by foes. The Fenian head-quarters in Paris had been seized, and docimennts throwing light upon th'e conspiracy against England disco "vered, among them a plan for burning the British Channel fleet. All the papers were forwarded to Londo. General Menabrea had siucceeded in for. niing an Italian Ministry. Anti-tax riots ha'd occurred in Lisbon, and the Portugucsc Cab;inet had resigned. Napoleosn, it is said, iias abandoned., all hope of a ,Confcrencc on the Roman ques. tioti The "Diplomatii : Assemblage on ,the Eas teLr quesi itin in Sl Peteirsburg is inte pieted as mdilicabnim' nwari Ar;icsts and prosecuttions forr Fehnianism contilnued in lildaiid, and a niumbe? of' te legiaph i clerks iin Belfast wvere committed' charged witi.h"treas...
ARRIVAL of THE PANAMA MAIL. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday, 11.20 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
ARRIVAL of THE PAWAMA MAI;i' SYDNEY. Tuesday, 11*20 a.m. Tnta Panama Royal Mail steamship has ar rived with European news" to the 12th of January. At the Fenian head-quarters at Paris documents have been seized showing the existence of a conspiracy against England, and a plan for blowing up the British fleet. Sullivan, the editor of the Nation, and Piggott, editor of the Irishman, and several telegraph clerks, are to be prosecuted for treasonable practices. An attack made on the house of Charles Matthew, brother of Father Matthew, was successfully repelled. The powder mills exploded at Faversham is believed to have been the work of Fenians. Letters. with explosive materials enclosed in them have been sent through the Post office. One policeman has been fearfully mangled by the explosion of them. Unsuccessful attempts have been made to blow up Dublin Post-office. The clergy of Limerick have signed a declaration to come to no. terms of. peace, unless Ireland shall be treated like Hung...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
WEEKLY. CALENDAR. ays of te week. o Sun rises Sun sets Age. SATURDAY... .. 14ar. 7 557 625:" 1 BUNl)AY ... ... ,, 58 624 13 MONDAY ... ,, 9 562 6 S 14 TUESDAY ... .. , 10 56 29 6.1 1? WEDN,SDAY ..... . ,, 11 6 0 6 0 .16 THIURSDAY... ... 1. 6 I 6 IS 17 YRIDAY... ... ... , 13 8 2. 6 17 18 Full|moon on Monday, the 9th, ut 6h, 97m. a.m.
SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
SIIOALIIAVEN. [FROX OUR CORRERPONDENT ] i Tea crops of maize-ire most splendid, and sauch a yield :as expected has not been. known here for years past. T?isx now on the road with, produce for, Braid wood are bailed up at the rivers, which are flooded from the late rains. Tua Lefather of the Shoalbaven press," as the editor of the News calls himself, is in hot water with the teachers of the district for a paragraph he published, and which he states be copied from an exchange, but inadvertently omitted to acknowledge. The ruse will not answer, and now he makes charges against somebody or other, assuming le has the tight of celsorship or us a public prosecutor. ilo' lhad better let the teachers alone in my opinion, and leave local boards to deal wills offending teacbers.
A FISHING EXCURSION IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Written for the Queanbeyan Age.] [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
A FISHING EXCURSION IN NEW.' SOUTH I WALES., [wrncten ftr tl Quecanayan Adge. IT was-on a fine autumn morn, before sun rise; that three of us, G.; M: ,':and' myself started out on horseback to try our luck at angling. : The place that we intended for our excuwsion was about twenty-eight miles from theutowbri'of IM. We arrived there a a quarter past 11 a.m., threw our lines int' made a fire aindp.ut on a billy of tea, and, had soine breakfast.' As the fish did not bite readily,` M. and I proposed that we should :cross, and .proceed higher up the river. Having got over safely,, we went along the nmargin of the stream until we came to a deep and likely looking hole, about;two miles from the camp, where we threw our lines in. In less than an hour we pulled- out seven very fine fish. "Froui the closeness of the atmosphere, the muggy appearance of the sky, and the darkening clouds.brooding overhead, we deemed it ad visable to take the fishb down opposite to the camp on,,the bdriks of the ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Friday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
LATEST INiTELLIGEN'C.I [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPU.J SYDNEY. Friday afternoon;. TIlE Duke of Edinburgh, -Earl Belmore, Mr Martin, Mr. Wilson, 'and Mr Do1kcrt went-to the H-unter district on Wednesdaiy. His Royal Highness and party were most enthusiastically received. The Maryborough diggings are overdone. A population of thirteen thousand is there.: Flour advancing. Adelaide, £24. Wool and sheepskins better. Mr Burt quotes prime beef at 15s to16s per 1001t; wedders, 8s 6d to )s. Barwon: von thl Geelong handicap.
THE DOCTOR'S HEAVY BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
TILE. DOCTOR'S HEAVY BRIIGADE. Tuzz would sdadrcey believe him when he told them when in Thurso some time ago, he on one occasion saw six hundred people asleep in a church.--Speech of Dr Guthri e O'za their devoted bead WVhile the law thundered, Snuglyy'nd heedlessly Snored the six hundred. Great wai the preacher's theme: ,Screw'd ohbwas all the steam; ;Neither with shout nor scream" Could he disturb the dream Of the six hundred. Terrors to right of them., Terrors to left of them, Terrors in front of them-. Hell Itself plundered Of its most awful tbjngs.. All those unlawful things Weak.minded preacher flings At the dumfoundered. Boldly be spoke and well . All on deaf ears fell-. Vain was his loudest yell Volley'd and thundered: For, caring--the truth to tell *Neither for Heaven nor- Hell, Snored the six hundred. Still, with redoubled zeal, Still be spoke onward; And, in a wild appeal. Striking with hand and heel Making the pulpit reel,. . Shaken and sundered Called them the church's...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
ýoiir5slolud1tuce. ; TO THIE EDijTOi - Snt,--With reference to your quotation from the ' Yass Courier,' in which Iam represented as saying that' the liarked=Tree Line without .expe ,diture, is as good as the present 'Boro road after all the money that has been- ex pended on it; I cannot plead guilty to . the folly, of having madi any such comparison, as suggested, between two routes which connect totally differeent loc1lities witl Guulburn. Nor did I visit the proposed Marked-Tree Line with ai'view to ?ompareit w'ith the Lake road. 'The former had lately, been surveyed so as to secure.a better eastern descent from theiLake George ranges, but this led unfor tunately into swampy fliats, and A'VOIDED 'COLLECTOR, bein ulimoreover a little circuitous.: I ascertained that at little expenditure on the present Gap, (using ing .inother respects Mr Thompson's proposed line,) both the circuit and interference with vested interests rright he obviated. I also ascertained that by Mr Thompsoir's p...
THE MARKETS. [Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser; not as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rates quoted are gathered from the best sources available—generally from the local papers; but it must be understood that this journal is not answerable for their correctness.] BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
THE MARKETS. [ Unless otherwoise ezprersed, the prices quoted in th'e article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser; net as betwe.n owe dealer and another, much less the . retail prices. The rat's quoted are gathered from the best sources available-generatllyfros. the local pacers ; but it mtlt be understood that this journal is not aneocrable for their eorrectness.J BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per ton; seconds, £20 per:toe , .t Bran, Is 3d per bushel Wheat. scarce, not quoted Oats, 4s. per bushel Barley, scarce, not quoted MaIze, 4s 6d per bushel Hay, £4 to £4 5s per ton Potatoes. 12s per cwt. Butter. 10d per lb. Bacon, 7d to 8d per lb. Cheese, d to 6d per lb. Eggs, is per dozen Fat Cattle, £3 to £3 10s per- hea Sheep, 8s to 9bt per head Pigs, 4d per lb. Beef, fresh, retail, 3!d per lb. Mutton, retailsctd td 2id per lb. RAIDWOOD. , Flour, fine, £17 p ;ton ja..nds, £156" -A Wheat, Gs toas3 er b;i held Bread, 4d tdi5(6 . ++**,4 .fuM .w k_' . Bran, is 84 per b...
COMMERCIAL REPORT. "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
.COMMERCIAL REPORT. "As e" Olfice, Fridlay evening. The rnllowing may be taken asy the current prices of the present week: Flour, per ton... fine £17 :0 0 seconds £10 0 0 Wheat, per bushel .. 0 4 6 to 0 4 9 Brau, per bushel..... 0 1 8 ,3 0 0 0 Oats ............... 0. 2 6 ,,. 0 3. 0 Barley ............... 2 6 ,, 0 0 0 Maize ............... 0 8 0 ,, 0 8 3 1Hay, per ton ......... 2 10 .0 8 0.:0 Potatoes,perawt, new 0 4 0 -, O ' 6 Butter, per lb .... 0 "0 8 ,, D 0 0 Bacon, perlb...... .- 0 0 6 ,, O 0 0. Ohbese, per:Jh.(noue) .0 0 0 0 ., 0 0 0 Eggs, per dozon ....0.. 0 '0 "? 0 0 ",0
UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
UNITED STATES. Congress re-assembled on the 6th inst., after nearly a fortnight's recess to celebrate the-holidays. _ Resolutions censuring" the Piesident for removing General Sheridan and ithanking' General Grant for upholding Congress' were .also adopted in the House. A- bill passed the: House on the same day, authorising the sale of all the ironclads n6 longer required by the service.: ' ; In :the. Senate, on 'the' 8th instant' the 'bill ;to prevent the further contraction of the currency and to' take the discretionary power from the Secretary of the Treasury of contracting it was taken up, and dis-. cussed at considerable length, but no defi nite action was taken upon it. There is no doubt that it will pass, as there seems to be' a growing feeling among senators and repre-' sentatives that the further expansion of the currency will give an impetus to business, and cause the present dulness, stagnation, and depression prevailing all over' the country to disappear. Everybody is cr...
FRANCE. Paris, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
. Paris,.January 10. .The head-quaiteirs' of the Fenian Bro thrlioo'd in this city have recently been discoered: in tile Faubourg du Temple, and theye have .ben seized by the police. A large quantity of letters.and other docu. melrts, ,evealing the plans of the oi'ganiza tion, and a list of the Head Centres of the Brotherhood, were found on the premises, andhave. been forwarded by the French au-. thorities to London. On New Year's Day, in accordance with the time-honoured custom, all the Ambas sadors of the. Foreign Powers were.received in a body by the Emperor at the.Palace of the Tui e ius. The Papal Nuncio, speaking for tle:Dip lomatic Corps, assured the Emperor of their good wishes for himself and the Imperial famiily. The Emperor, in reply, said he .was happy again to commence the New Year, as heretofore,'surrounded by the repiesen tatives of all the Great Powers, and to once more affirm, by 'an: interchange of assur' ances, the friendly relations which now ex isted between. Fr...
GREAT BRITAIN. London, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
GREAT BRITAIN. London,.January, 10. The: Government is almost continually in receipt ,ofinformation relative to the move ments of. the; Fenians, and precautiods con tinueto. be taken to guard against ,being: "taken by surprise at at any point. It is.stated that the men who stormed the Martello Tower near Cork and broke into the gunshop in that city, all came from the United States, having been sent over by the Brotherhood in that country. On the night of the 2nd instant, a large party of Feuians alt. ked the house of Mr Charles Mathew, a bruther of the late .Fa ther ,Mathew. Happily' his family were apprised of what they might expect, and had.quickly collected and concealed in the mansion quite a respectable force. . Conse quently when the marauders came up they. were met with a galling fire, and they in-. continently, fled. Several were wounded, but were carried off by their comrades.: The. motive for the assault is not known. :The examination of Desmond, Allan, and. other Fenians,...
DISGRACEFUL SCENE IN THE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
DISGRACEFUL SCENE IN THE ASSEMBLY. (From the Enpire of Thursday.) IN the Legislative Assembly, yesterday, in course of discussion on the point of ordel as to the.right of Mr: Parkes to .comment upon docunients which :he had .just laid upon the tableof thel House, Mr Macpher.. son and Mr Hart had, some conversation, the object of. which appeared to be to pre vent IMr Parkes from addressing the House in rfef'rence to the documents in question, which related to the subject of education. The .object appeared to be, to have th' papers merely laid upon the table to pre vent statements being made before mcmber. had had an opportunity of reading: them, and to) defer discussion to a subsequent day., A point of order had been previously discussed, and the Speaker ruled that AMi Parkes was in order, and that a discussion 'could -then take place by adopting. the proper course. iMr Macpherson :rose and said he wished to speak on a point of order. T"he Speaker said there was no point ol order bef...
AN INCIDENT IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
AN INCIDENT IN SYDNEY. (grrin the apire.) SA 'URDAY, the 15th incident, -was a day rof Wind and rain; the streets were nearly deserted, save here and there at the .va rious corners, under the friendly awnings of the clothiers and others, in .George street, where groups ofl bushmen, diggers, and idlers discussed\the most prominent topics of the day: the Prince, the Mary :borough diggings, and the weather.. It was just getting dark, and. the rain was still pouring down; I was about to. cross King-street, opposite the City :Bank, when a young man, in a remitrkably soft voice;, asked tue the way to Clarelice.street. I turned -towards the speaker, and behelda young and handsome fiace, with fiihe dark blue eyes, and an incipient mioustache slightly'clothing his upper lip; his fobre head, half concealed by' his blue invy cap appeared to be finely developed, partiica larly in those intellectuid faculties which confer on their possessor refitnement and taste, and a love of the bea'utiful in ...