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Local and District News. POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1868. SHEEP STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
coCt i and listtiigt 1tws. POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 1MARCII 17, 1808. SUIIEEP ' TEALiS.. The prisoner l3rady, charged with stealing a num ber of sheep frow Mr Osborne, of Curreuduoly, was brought up for further examination. P. £lranigan, butcher, in the employ of air Terry, of .Nattai, deposed to seeing prisoner and another uan travelling with sheep at Nattai; the sheep were branded TO; the prisoner's mule offered wit ness's employer. a lot of lift sheep for sale: prisoner replied that the other man had no right to sell them; the sheep were ollffered at 12/ per head at llrst; later in the evening witness purchased 20 head of those siheep for his employer at 9/ per head; they were the pick of tle flnck, and not lame: accused delivered Ihenulout of the pen; witles, saw no lame sheep in the fluck. The prisoner was then remanded till Friday. It:.r.l.twrvi..r sser,.tssiNi A IlOlsS. Pitriekl Slher'idan, o01 Canberru, was sllulnoned by Michael 1 ivet kin, ul Collector, for unlawfully de aitn...
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 — 21 March 1868
THE MARKETS. [Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transactions between the, producer and the first purchaser ; nt as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rat's quoted are gathered from the best sources available-gentrallyfrom the local papers ; but it muat be understood that this journal is not answerablefor their eorrectness.J BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per ton; seconds, £20 per toe 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, 5d to Gd per lb. Eggs, Is per dozen Fat Cattle, £3 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, BRAID WOOD. Floor, fine, £17 per ton; seconds, £16 Wheat, 5s to sa Sd per bushel Bread, 4d to 5d the 2-lb. loaf Bran, Is 8d per bushel Maize, 4s to 4...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR.--' ( I)av of )oon Days o1 the wese. Sun $00e Sun ets Aga. j Moduth. F-tfDAY ... ... .. IIr "l G 8 (16 0 SUNDAY ... 6 9 6 4 7 LIONDAY ... . .10 2 TUI:SDA.Y .21 6 II 6 1 wEDNESDAY461 6. 0 1 0 rIIIJIISDAY. 0 0" . YItIDAY... . . .1: 7 6l: 5 New moon on Tueayig. the ll ut, at 5h. 8iu. D~in; p ; , `,"
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE. ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
QUEANBEYAN POST OPFFICE TIME TABLE. ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM Poar Towns. Sun. Tues. Wed. Thra Fri Sat... Sydney, via P . P.x P.M. Gouburn..... ... 60 .. 0 6.6 6.0 liungendore.. Sydney, vial ,lundaroo..... P.Y Gininderra... 10.0 10.80 Canberra..... J Coomsa........ A.M. A.. Bunyan ... 80 3880 ... ... 880 Micalago .... A.M. A.. Lanyon ........ 380 ... .. ... 830 :P.w, - Braidwood ...... ... ... 5 30 ...... 80 Southern road, .x. p.w. viaYase. ..... 10.80 ... 10.80 DEPARTURE OF MAILS FOR rOST TOWnS.' Sun. Mon Tues Thre. Fri. Sat." Sydney, via A.M. A..M A.M. Bungendore.. 40 ... 40 ... 40 Goulburn..... J Sydney, vial Canberra ..... P.. Gininderra... O 108... ... 1080: Gundaroo.... J Micafago ....) :w. P.. . . e. Bunyan ...... .. 80 6'80 ... 06.80 Coorna......... P M. P.M. Lanyon......... ... .w. 6 80 ... 6*80 Braidwood ....... . 0.80 ... 0 80 Southern road. P.M. P.M., via Yaas...... ... ... ... 10 80 .... 10 88
RETURN CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
RETURN CRICKET M1A'TCII. A RnETURN match between the Queanbevan: and Gundaroo clubs came off on Saturday, the 14-lth instant, upon the ground of the former. The wea ther throughout the day was cold and cloudy, and threatened for rain; but fortunately none came.. The Gundsiroo men had the choice of innings, and sent their opponents in first, who managed by steady play to run theia score up to 87. The Gundarooites then took their place at the wickets, and succeeded in scoring 100, thus having a balance of 13 runs ta their credit towards the second innings. Not having .made an early commencement in the morn ing, the hour was late when the two first innings were piayed out, consequently it was feared that there would not be sufficient time*to finish the match. However, after a slight pause the-Quean heynnites again handled the willow, and retired with the score of 70, thus leaving their opponents 57 to win the game, towards which they succeeded in scoring 32 runs, with no wickets down, ...
QUEANBEYAN ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
QULANB3lYAN ANNUAL IRACES. TnE Quennbeyan annual races took place on Tues day and \Vednesdav last, and on tihe whole may be coisidered ia satisfactory meeting. The weather was gloriously fine, a pleasant refreshing breeze undu lating between the sun's ra3 s, and cooling the levered atmosphere. A few showers of rain would have been a blessing to lay the dt.st, which whirled up in a cloud like the train of a retreating army. The attendance was but a tidr average on the first day-few lady equestrians gracing the sports with their presence ; but on the second day they shone out in all colours-sume in blue-"? dark, beautifully blue,"-some in the pure green of E;meral?'s loved Isle, and others " blossomed in purple and red." Few disputes arose to mar the harmony of the meeting. The stf.-.ards and other officers exerted themselves to their utmost to give satistlactin. and the thanks of the sporting community is due to them fir the able manner in which they periuI med their onerjus.duties. ...
EXAMINATION OF O'FARRELL. FIRST DAY, FRIDAY, MARCH 13. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
EXAMINATION OF O'FARRELL.: FInI?T DAY, FRIDAY, iMAC?R 13. Oni Friday' last, `-l. :J. O'Farrell was brought :up in the iooni ovei. the, debtois' prison, at .Darlinghlirst' jail, :before H. 11. Vors~ , Esq., W .P.M.f chariged with shooting at ivit; intentt to' murder .Alfred Erniest .Albeti? Duike of Edinb?urgh, on' Thui'sday, thci 12th. of ;March;, at Clontarf, M.iddle Haibour. Mc1r Williams, Crowd Solicitor, appeared for the _prosecution. Mi J. 3V. ~ Lees, of the TVWater, Police Office,'.. took the .deposi tions:. Johnu Waistedl Orridge deposed: I am. superintendent of police for. the' Southern District: 'I arrested::; prisoncr: at .Clontarf, Middle Harbouri and clilarged hiniiiwthiat tempting to mnurdler Prince Alfr.ed Ernest Allierit D ike of Ediiibulili ?:' lbot aire?? o'clock yesterday afternoon I. was at; Clon tarf. I was partly -on duty. I, saw the 'Duke of Edinburgh and Sir Williainm Man fing walking from, the. luncheon, tent to wairds. the .beach. There. was a picnic in conn...
THE GREAT YELLOW STONE WONDER, "THE VALLEY AND PASS OF HELL." [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
THE GREAT YELLOW STONE WON- DER, "THE VALLEY AND PASS" OF HELL." A CORRESPONDENT of the Cincinnati Com- mercial, writing from the "Headwaters of the Yellow Stone, Miontana," gives the fol- lowing description of the " Valley and Pass of Hell" in that territory :- "And here, from the spot on which I stand, with my companions on this explor- ing expedition, tracing my notes, I drink in the views, so weird, so passing strange, that even in my wildest dreams never aught like this was seen. As daylight is dying on the Yellowstone hills, the Sun melting down into the verge of the horizon, shoot- ing his slanting rays far into the gloom of grotesque cliffs, and lingering upon the loftier peaks, converting their rugged sur- faces into purple and gold, the islands in the river swell bold and beautiful in the rosy light, while yonder distant cone-like hill stands against the sky a conspicuous mass fringed with fire. The gigantic mountains to the west cast their shadows far down into the silent...
FURTHER PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
FURTHER PARTICULAARS. (From the Empire.) SUSPENsION OF BUSINEss.-It is grati fying to be able to announce that all the mercantile offices and business places closed their establishments at 3 o'clock, to enable their eniployes to'attendthe indignation meeting in the Pavilion this afternoon. Ins most of the shop windows:in the city no tices were placed stating that business would be suspended during the holding of the meeting, and -concluding with the loyal prayer "God save the Queen." Every where throughout the city the deepest anx. iety is expressed to learn the condition of his Royal Highness and the particulars of the bulletins which are posted at the Lodge Gates-at Government House at regular in tervals. TaE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION. The preliminary investigation into the case as against H. J. O'Farrell, for the attempt ed assassination of his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, at Clontarf, was .com menced yesterday. A Cabinet Council was summoned in the morning, and the, mem...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-The disputed question whether free-selectors can impound off their pre-emptive leased land is soon to have a trial-the case Chisholm v. Macauley is to have a hearing at Goulburn on the 9th April next. I believe no trial since free-selection com- menced has excited so much interest from both par- ties concerned. The plaintiff in this action-a rich man-has had the trial I believe twice postponed through legal or other causes, while the defendant, though only a poor free-selector ,has to be the suf- ferer, having to collect and pay his witnesses, and also bringing counsel and attorney from Sydney expressly on this trial. 'The free-selectors were ap- pealed to by the committee of the Protection Asso- ciation, Sydney, for subscriptions in ald of this trial, and-I am sorry to say that I have just seen in the Empire that the sum received was only about £100. It astonished me that that was all the free-selectors could afford, when they must know that the decision case mu...
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THIII DUKE 'OF EDINBURGH. TurE meeting convened by the Police Magis trate, in compliance with a numerously signed requisition which appeared in our last impres sion, to enable the public of the Queanbeyan district to give expression to their indigna tion at the recent atrocious attempt upon the life of the Duke of Edinburgh, and manifest tlieir sympathy ivith his RoyalHighness under his trying and painful affliction, was duly held in the Court-house, at noon on Monday last. The meeting was a highly influential one, and Sin every, countenance, notwithstanding that several days had elapsed since the receipt of the sad tidings which now brought thenm to gether,' there were unmistakeable -signs of genuine sorrow and . concern. Amuongst those present we noticed C. E. Newcombe, Esq., P.iM., Henry Hall, ·sq., J.P., Dr. Ilay ley, J.P. WV. Davis, Esq., J.P., \VW. Davis, Esq., sear., J. J. Wright, Eeq., J.P., A. Levy, Esq., J.P., Dr. Morton, J.P., Rev. J. Clifton, R...
FRIDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. HORSE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
F RlitDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. IIORSE SBTALINO. James Gallagher, alias Blind Jemmy, was charged with stealing a horse, the,property of AIr Galloway, of Gundalroo. Mr. Galloway and the boy Oldfleld, who was originally charged with the ffl'ence, gave evidence against the prisoner, the substance of which has already been published in these columns. _The prisoner was remanded till Monday next. 'COnIMITTAL FOR SBHEEP STEALING. The prisoner P3rudy, for stealing sheep trom Mr. Osborne, was conlmitted for trial itt the ensuing Goulllrn Assizes. onBSCENS w.ANGUAGIE. John Corbett, fur using obscune language, was fined 10/, or three days' imprisonment. SF.avAl- ACOIDENT.-On Tuesday last Dr. Morton the coroner for the district, held an inquest at Cronan's Creek, beyond Fuxlow, touclhing the death of a boy. named Michel Lehif, about 18 years of age, son to a free selector residing there. It appeal's from the evidence that: he with the two young Cronaus went, on" Sunday lust, in search ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
CONJURING AND AUTUOMATONS EXHIBITION, At LANI)'S HO1TEL, on the EVENING of WE W D)NESDIAY, 25th instant." m r 'HE first part of the Eveninig's per ?L formianco will consist of a variety of incom prebensible Noveltis in MA?G , & SLEIGHT-OF? O . HAND by SINJOI (CAStLA, ih ANGLO SAXON :WIZARD. After which will be aihibited' :the'lirresistibly conitical - drolleriesii of,: Punch: and Judy,' had iheirComical Company.;' Commnence at'8 ,, o'clock.I; Admission-1 teserved seats ; nacklsseat s, Uis;: Childirn, lial pricei . iHEAl inany agiantiti cspuG t Shacd fotr CAS LI, at . " - A LEVY S. Attemptedn, Assassinatioin a c'of . -the P=rince.. TfHE Mairchi numbe rof the t ILLUS-? `. -LT IAT'ED SYDNEY NEVWS will. cont.inafl dotibliipu ge engrav.ing of tihe above ?HORIBLEr - OCOCURENbCE, togibher? wilih'l14 otheri Engravings Price, including postage,' Ol/l Gibbs, Shallad?: and Co., and Gordon andiGotel, lSydney: s Subscription, / eT an nim, payable in advance. NOTICE. HEREBYh OAUTION s all...
WEDNESDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. ASSAULT, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
WEDNESDAY. Before the Police Magistrate. ASSAULT &c. James Richard Webber, for committing an assault and being disorderly on the race-course on the pre- vious day, was fined £2. OusCI.stN I~..\AnuG.U e. Julthn Carlton, convictedil o i using obscenu lan guiuge, wits lined £i, clrin delitullt 7 days' in jail. ]LCt:s 1.: - A zL' LSOai:. iichiard WVulluce, charged hith utteirpltilg to rescue i prisoner from the police, was convicted and lined £2. -
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE H.R.H. PRINCE ALFRED, AT CLONTARF. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE H.R.H. PRINCE ALFRED, AT CLONTARF. (From the Sydney Mail.) IT is with the deepest sorrow that we have to announce a most determined attempt to assassinate his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. When the Prince left the luncheon-tent, at the Sailors' &nbsp; Home Pic-nic, he escorted the Countess of Belmore to the door of the Royal tent, and then turned to converse with his Excellency the Governor, the Chief Justice, and Sir William Manning. They remained talking a few seconds, and then his Royal Highness and Sir William Manning sauntered across the green towards the clump of trees bordering the. beach, and under which the Galatea Band was stationed. The subject of con- versation was the Sailors' Home, and his Royal Highness, to mark his appreciation of the institution, handed Sir William a chegue as a donation to the institution. Sir William made his acknowledgments for the donation, and then asked his Royal Highness whether he would go round to Cabb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 21 March 1868
"THE QUEANBEYAW AGE." Tar circulation of this jlurnal throughout its ow eand the neigh bouring districts, as well as elsewhere within and beyond the colo aies offers special advantages to advertisers. TERMS : KunscstrrIoN--.24s per annum, or ts 6d per quarter, when de livered by poast or fornwrdedby dispatch to the country, or 20. ner annum, and 6s 6d per quarter when delivered in town. These charges are calculated upon the basis of pre-payments. 63- Credit, one shilling per quarter extra. 'Ie quarters end on thle Slat Mre!h, 30th June, SOth September, end lat Decembecr. nt which periods ,nly can suhsacriers decline, by giving oane week's previous notice in writing direct to the ofice, and not otherwises and paying the amount due t tth end of tihe current quarter; hut new' asulseriers will he received at any time. end charged franm the period at which they commence. Anvarrtato a:-Advertlsements are charged for at the following estes each insertion :-For two lines or less of space (s...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 March 1868
" IRELAND. ? ': A Dublin paperi announces ,that'&lt; the Prince of .Wales isto visit Ireland in iApril next, to be: plesenti:at tthc 1Punchestowvn races. -,:.On Monday, December 30, Mr Sullivann the proprietor of :thoe Natio, '::and,, five others,: were: committed ; for. trial " on thli charge of sedition in, attending.the Fenian. funeial procession in Dublin. .Mi' Sullivai: delivered a strong criticism;on' the conduct of 'the Government'in ordering the: prose cutions after Lord :Derby's declaration that processious were legal.:: .HIe ::denied the object of the assemblage. was 'seditious. Were they to,be told that:it was.:illdgal: to doubt- the :policy of ana execution ?. Was it their, duty, as loyal subjects,, to believe that Government never yet put a 'man to death. on a".wrong,= verdict, -or, in, ..a moment of national passioni immolated' an .innocent man ?. Hechllennged the Government to the issue. . A summons was :issued on January 20th, against ?M?ri A.-. M. Sullivan,'...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 March 1868
WEE!LY CALENDARI. I)ays of thle wreel- Ifus ot qMu au rises Sun sets Age. S.4tI IU1I)Y ... .. Var. n C It 5 56 4 SUNDI5AY ... ... ... ., 14 6 5.1 5 56 5 MONISAY ......... 0 615 5' 54 6 TUESDAY ... . :3 6 IC 5 52 7 It IhI)N3ISA Y . .. p 17 5 330 8 TiIUIttAl'... . 17 545 49 0'ILDA15 5115 8 10 atoo5'u rttesm, First qunrter on Tutseizsy, tIhe 31st. st toll. 36m. n.m.
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 28 March 1868
ANvWERs TO CORRESPONDENTS. QItKEREn.--The word " Quaker" is one of derision used towards the members. of a religious body called tae Society of Friends. In the middle of - the 17th century, when a large number of con scientious men secededd from the Church of Eng .land, George Fox, one of thein, became the leader of a sect bearing the above name. This sect was remarlkable for the faicial contortions and tremu lous mode of extemaporaneous prayer adopted by some of its members:-hence the soubriquet " QUArEtc " William Penn, who in 1688 founded the State of Pennsylvania, joined the above soct, for which, and preaching against the Church of England, he was committed to the Tower by his own father, who was a minister of the Established Church at .that time. Penn's motto was-" No Cross, no Crown !"-C. LAN s. T'i. SociETY. or QUranERIs was founded about the early part of the 17th century by one Fox, when the sect- called themselves : Seekers"-that is seekers after truth. They were jnined b...