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The Age. SATURDAY, MARCH 7th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
SAr'URDAY, MARCH 7th. 1868. IT should be the duty of every person by his own example to improve our moral status in society; and this could most easily 'be donie by conforming strictly to the motto " Honesty is the best policy." But there are not many of the mass who understand the word "honesty" in its. real meaning- in all its bearings, its virtue and strength. The poet and dramatist, OTWAY, in one of his plays, thus describes Honesty :-" The soft easy cushion on which knaves repose and fatten:" and' again-" like wit, much i?lked of, not to be defined." And we Ihd in our social affairs that these words a;,e trily prophetic as regards the word l honesty." In political life we find but t:iwvl honest. men ;-they lack that inde pendnce which should guide their actions; .nd therefore 'they lose not only them '.elves, but at the same sacrifice their I rust at the shrine of their ambition. S:till, thlse~i're all "honorable men," as ?lhe inimimbrtal bard has written. It has ',een laid?tlh...
THURSDAY, MARCH 5TH. Before the Police Magistrate. DRAY ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
TiURSDAY, M3ARCH 6THT. Before the Police Magistrate.:, DRAY nROBBERY. 'I'he prisoners Bottom and Corby were again brought up for examinatiatin.:' Sergeant Latiiiier,' recaled and resworn, put in a list (which, we iublish elsewhere) of articles found in the prisoners' possession +on " their apprehension. This list was marked A. Witnessafound thesiegoods on. under, ant around'the waggon and driys' wieice the prisoneirs were oucaniped ; Samuel anud.'Johi Bottom admitted having charge of the drays, and the prisoner Corby said he was in charge of the waggon ; The Bottums said the drays were their f ther'sand they atere taking loading on. them 'fromn Nattai to Queanbeyan '? founrd the prisonors eucaimped together and lying under the waggon; foundl threecoucertinas ,and other goods lying:loose and exposed around; on the waggon wis'a case with the lid off and the nails drawn from it; 'there-was a cavily in that box 'into' which (th? three coircertinas exactly fitted ; there were other coice...
TUESDAY, MARCH 3. (Before the Police Magistrate, and Messrs Levy and Byrne.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
e TUESDAY, IARco 8. if (Before the Police Magistrate, anti Messrs Levy and U Byrne.) S LxoENssssE.-A slaughtering license was granted to W. J. Packer, of Bsthermead, Gundaroo,, and a hawker's license to J. Travers, of Queanbeyan. SMSuaons CABss.-There were two cases on the summons sheet; one, wherein a father wastsued for dtmages done by hlis son, was dismissed ; :.and the g bearing of the other, for wilful destruction of pro 8 perty, was postponed for a week in hope of a private is arrangement of the case. S SHEEP STEALING. Edward Brady, remanded from Bungendore, was brought up charged with stealing fifty-two sheep, the property of Mr P. Osborne, of Curreidooly. The prisoner and another man, who issstill-at e- liberty, had entered into an agreement with the d superintendent at Currendooly (Archibald :Irvine), 11 to drive a flock of 1100 fat sheep from Currendooly e station to .Nattai railway station, from whence they e were to be forwarded per train io Sydney.: On the d way the pri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 7 March 1868
"'I TE QUEALBEYAN AGE " Tr. ceirrolatinn of this Jurnal throughnout its own and the neigh. bourine districts as well as elsewhere within and beyond the colo ales offers special advantages to ndvertisers. TEBYBRMS: unnscleroon--ff4s per nnnum, or (o 64 per quarter, when de fiererd by post or forworded by dlispteh to he rountry, or 2Os 'er annum. and 6si 6d p.r qarter when delivered in town. T?hse charges are cllculatul upon the basis of pre-paymentc . -:?~elffredit, one shiillingper quantrr extra. The qonrters end on the .lst Mtorreh, .I0th June, ?ith Septemober, and .lst t)errmler. t which leriods aonly can sulhsribers decline, ho giving nor werk's previous untite in writmig direct to the oflie, aid not otherw'ise, ntld paying the amount due to thi end of the current quarter; hut new slh?scribers will he rereived at any time, and charged tr:oum the period at winch they commence. ADnvElrTSI NG:-Advert iseents are clharged for t the following rstes erlch ioortien:- or two linesorlesso...
BURIED ALIVE AND SHOT AS A GHOST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
1 BURIED A LIrE: AND. SHOT AS SA GHOST. 1 'uE Cleveland Plaindealcr tells the follow ing strange incidents as having occurred in Southern Ohio: r "'An old. gentleman, named Delos SWinans. became frantically, angry with his I son, because he had lost a 'large sum of his t father's money on a -bet. . His frenzied f feelings soon got the better of him, and he r felled his son to the floor with a blow of his fist, and 'immediately thereafter fell down in a senseless condition. Great ex Scitement in the family, ensued. 'The mother ran screauming for assistance, which was I soon forthcoming in the persons of several of ;the neighbours. ?Mrr;Winans was found S:in an apparently lifeless conditioni, with; blood 'flowing from his nose and mouth. - "A subsequent examination by a phisi-: cian led to. the announcement, , by him, that Mr Winans had died: from the bursting I of, a blood versel. So evidently had the I vital spark fled that no effort- at resuscita i tion was made, and the remains we...
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
QUEANBEYAI~ POST OFFICE TINE TALE ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM Pair Towns. Sun. Tues. Wed. Thre. Frl. Sat. Sydney, viall , M P.. P. Goulburn.:... 6` . 0 6;0 . 6.0 Bungendore.. 60 Sydney, vial' Gundaroo..P.. .I IM. Gininderra... 110 30 10'80 Canberra.... .M . Cooma ........ A.. A 1 AY. Bunyan ..... 3.0 30 ... ... . 880 2Micalago .... A.. A.M. Lanyon ........ 30 .. ... 8.30 P.. Braidlwood ...... 5.80 .: ... . 830 Southern road, .a. PP.K. viaYass. .....10.80... 1 10 80 DEPARTURE OF MAILS FOR FOBT TOWNS. Sun. Mon Tues Thre. Frl. Sat. Sydney, viae A. A.?A.M. Bungendore.. 4 0 .. 40 .. 40 Goulburn..... Sydney, via Canberra 0....." . . 100 Gininderra.... "" . ..0 0 . ... .. 10 .80 Micalago ... P. P.M. Bunyan ... ... 6.80 6830 ... 6.80 Cooma..... .. .?. P.M Lanyon.......... . ... 86.0 ... 6.80 .Braidwood ...... .. 9 80 ...: .9.80 Southern road, P.M. .x via Yn,? ...... ... ..... 10 80 ... 1088 . "' . ' r... 10
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
,WEERLY CALENDAB. SDav of ... MOO.. Days of tne week. Month Sun rises Sun set. Aoe. sATUlDAY .. ..; . Mar4 6 s 6 s 19 SUNDAY. ., 6. 4 6 14 20 MONDAY 16. 6'5 . 12 21, TUESDAY.... 17' 6 6 11 29 WED)NESDA .., ~ . ·18. 6 6 80 28 FRIDAY... .. .. 8 ' 7 25 Sq Je ON'S PIAI, . Lst quaorter on 3loudoy; the l?th, it lh. 3lm. p.m.
TOKENS OF THE DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
TOKENS OF TIHE =DEAD;: o. onecares, to welcor'i me i;: Here Lmnusetalori;?"% . All' I loir? are cold to me; . SMytruest friends are gone. . Lplace before me tokens, Dids with .the moist of years, "From those whose love I cherished, - And I greet. thenm with sad tears. A :letter's here-the writer's deed.;. o Diedishe as?l?stood near Her couch ; and this dried flower--.: Oh, how I it revere. Deep grief is mine-undying, For the loved and dead;. 'Remermirance, too, remaiding, -::But every joy is fled. This hair-al,, me! why tremble I? She gave me with her atir hand; -No one stood near. Where is she.now.? ,.Deal; in -ther inative land. Kind Heaven l be my.comforter; S:" weary of- this life; fleart crushed, and bleeding ever, MNidst scenes of daily .strife. These tokens are my solace. --AX night, when all is still, In chamber closed, then; all alone, What thoughts my bosom fill !. Oh,' bygone hours! the pure the blest, ;From me haiveever gone; " All--all I loved are old-and denad And here...
The Age. SATURDAY, MARCH 14th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
SATURDAY, MARCII 14th, 1868. TiE frequent delays that occur in our Legislative Assembly operate very con. siderably against the general interests of the colony, for the reason that matters of importance are frequentlyhurried through, and measures passed which timely con sideration would have much improved. We need only refer to the existing Land laws, which are anything but satisfactory to the mass. We, of course, cannot ex pect anything on earth to be perfect; but now it has been found that the Crown Lands Alienation Act of 1861 has not produced so large a revenue as was then 'expected, it is high time that amendments should be passed which would be con 'lucive of so desirable an end. Further inducements should be held out for the selection of Crown lands, and terms brought within the reach of the small as the lar~ge capitalist. One great matter of cdhsideration for the well-being of our ,-olh?.y is that we require more wealth in .t:irculation to balance the amount of labour which ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
Department of Lands, Sydney, 21st February, 1868. Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866. , 'OTICE is hereby given, for public.in t ormation that the undermentlened Gentle men have been elected Sheep Directors for the re spective Sheep Districts hereinafter mentioned : Foen YAss. Nicholas R. Besnard, Esq., Yass. James M. Hassell, Esq., Gunning. James S. Calvert, Esq , Cavan, Yass. John F. Gray, Esq, Byalla, Wheeo. Alfred H. Barker, Esq., Humewood, Yasa. J. BOWIE WILSON. Department of Lands, Sydney, 14th February, 1868. Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866. NOTICE is hereby given for public information that as Annual Meetings of Sheep Owners in the undermentioned Sheep Dis tricts have not been held in terms of he Act, for the election of Directors for the ensuing year, the fol lowing gentlemen have, on the nomination of the Chief Inspector of Sheep, been appointed Sheep Di rectors for the said district respectively, namely Foa QUEANEZYAN : Thomas Rutledge, Esq.. Molonglo Andrew Cunningham, Esq., Lan...
CORRECT TRANSCRIPT OF THE SENTENCE OF DEATH PRONOUNCED AGAINST THE REDEEMER. Translated from the Kolnische Zeitung. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
CORRECT TRANSCRIPT OF THE SENTENCE OF DEATH PRO NOUNCED AGAINST THE ý RE DEEMER. Translated from thie Xoniche Zeitrung. THE follUwing is a copy of the most mem orable judicial sentence which has ever been pronounced in the annals of the world, namely, that of death against the Saviour, with the remarks which the journal Le Droit has collected, and the knowledge of which must be inferesting in the highest degree to every Christian. Until now, we are not aware that it has ever been made public. The sentence is word for word as follows : Sentence pronounced by Pontius Pilate, Intendant of the Province of Lower Galilee, that Jesus of Nazareth shall suffer death by the cross: In the seventeenth year of the reign of the Emperor Tiberius, and on the 25th day of the month of March, in the most holy City of Jerusalem, during the pontificate of Annas and Caipbas, Pontaus Pilate, Intendant of the province of Lower Galilee, sitting in judgment in the presidental seat of the proctor, Sentences J...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
'TO THLE EDITOR. SIt,-Is it true that Mace and Baldwin have been sent for specially to give lessons in the "" noble art." for the benefit of our Legisla ture? It has been suggested by. a friendof mine that it is highly necessary, seeing 'that the "game" has been commenced in our "Halls of Wisdom.' .. olembers .should be prepared to give challenges in the old -style, which would be " gentility" at least; but the recent scene was more. like the character. of ruffianism :than anything. else to my mind., Possibly 'one of the' belligerents, or perhaps both, have read of the "eclat" produced by. like scenes in America and elsewhere, and wanted to try their hand 'at " sensation.'! They have succeeded to their hearts' content, for the scene - has caused ' a sensation, -and more-contempt tor.the parties concerned in their character as representatives. But why did not the House take advantage of their. right, and fine 'the parties?- :The :Speakeri has the power to'inflict ; fiie ; why was :it...
THE MARKETS. [Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transaction 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 — 14 March 1868
THE MARKETS. [Unless. otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this' article are those in transactions between the prodducer and the first purchaser; not as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices.. Thes rats quoted are gathered frjm the best sources available-generallyfrom the local papers ; but it mut be understood that this journal is not answerable for their correctness.J BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per ton; seconds, £20 per ton 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, Sd to 6d per-lb. - Eggs, is per dozen Fat Cattle, 83.to £3-10s per head Sheep, 8s to 9s per head -: Pigs, 4d per lb. Beef, fresh, retail, 3d per-lb. Mutton, retail, 2d to 21d per lb, BRAIDWOOD. Flour, fine, £17. per tpo;-seconds,41Olb.. Wheat, 5s to 5s 8d')ier bushel' Bread, 4d to 6d the 2-lb. loaf Bran, -s 3d per bushel Mai...
COMMERCIAL REPORT. "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
COmMERCIAL REPORT. ' " AGE " Office, Friday evening. The following may be taken as the current prices or the present week: Flour, per ton... fine £17 0 0 seconds £16 0 0 Wheat, per bushel .. 0 4 6 to 0 4 9 Bran, per bushel...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oats ...... ?;............ 0 2 6 ,, .0 3 0 Barley .............. 0 2 6 ,, . 0 0 Maize .................. .0 8 0 ,, 0 3 3 Hiay, per ton .... . 2 10':0 . ,, 0: 0 Potatoes,percwt,nevw 0 5" 0 ,,. 0 5 6 Butter, per lb....... 0 0.8 ' '0 0",0 Bacon, perlb.......... 0 .0 6 ,, 0 0 0 OCeese,perlb.(none) 0 0 0 ,- 0 0 0 Eggs, per dozen ...... 0 1,.O ,, 0 0 0 gi Our Subscribers' at Duntroon,' Can berra, .Gininderra, and Gundaroo, are respectfully informed that their copies of the AOE are now forwarded per coacA on Saturday evenings, instead of per/private runner as heretofore. JOHN GALE.
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE PRINCE. ARREST OF THE ASSASSIN. Thursday, March 12. 9.10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
ATTEMPTED , ASSASSINATION OF THE PRINCE, :ARREST OFTiHE ASSASSIN. [i r ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Thursday, March 12. S910 p.m. His Royal Highness the" 'Duke of Edinburgh -was .twice fired.: atxwith a revolver to day at Niddle HIar bour. The second ball lodged in the Duke's' back.- : . His ?Royal' Highness bled~pro fusely and is very weak, 'but no danger is apprehended. ; iIt is hoped&the ball will be ex tracted without danger. !The assassin was seized and con ,; eyed to Darlinghurst jail. When asked his name the. priso ner said he was a Dublin'er: a The' first ball struck a bystander - (a Mr George Thorne) in the leg.. V The indignation of the people is rintense. They would have lynched the assassin, if allowed.: The greatest excitement prevails. The 'Legislative Assembly has ad journed in consequence. Friday, 10-50 a.m. His Royal Highness has passed a * tranquil night. The ball is not yet extracted: The royal patient: is progressing favourably. r The ?assassin :is named O'Farrel...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Tuesday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
LATEST 'INTELLIGENCE. [rsa OaRYILLE's TZLEGRAM CohMPA5NT SYDNEY. Tuesday, 3 p.m. THE Assembly met again yesterday. Mr Eagar said there was no necessity for the imposition of any new taxation as the reve nue was equal to the expenditure, and 'then proposed that the House should go into Committee of .Supply. Mr'Samuel con tended that the revenue was 'insufficient unless £150,000 derived from taxation, which had been authorised to cover the de ficiencies of 1861 and previous years was .appropriated. HIe moved as an amendment that the House do adjourn. -The amend. ment was negatived by 23 to 26. Mr. Isaacs, the Solicitor-General, has re-: turned from Tasmania with apparently im proved health, . The committee for the Sailors' Home pic-nic have made -arrangements for the presence thereat of sdome'one hundred 'tb two hundred aboriginals . . ' : :Itis reported that Mr Dignam, M.L.A., is very ill. . The` members of both Houses of Parli:a ment are to be invited to. a party by H. l..R. H. Prin...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 14 March 1868
TO TIIE EDITOR. txa,-Will you permit me through the me dium of your journal to call the attention of the police authorities to a nuisance, for which the Legislature has amply provided a remedy. I allude to the number of cows, cilves, and pigs which are prowling about the town in contiguity to gardens where green food is growing. I have endeavoured since residing in the town to cultivate my garden, but am thwarted ne arly every day in so doing. I find there are persons living in the neigh. bourhood who through the agency of their children actually remove the fences away so .as to admit of cattle, &c., into my ground. This morning I found in my garden, in which I have young lucerne and vegetables, two cows with their calves, the property' of a neighbouring publican, doing all sorts of damage by. their incursive propensities. The cattle (or some malicious character) in this instance knocked down several slabs to obtain possession of the coveted herbage, of which they partook wi...