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GOULBURN. April 3, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 11 April 1861
GO-ULBURN., .From our own Correspondent. April 8, 1861. Yesterday, Easter Tuesday, we had the annual meeting of. the pewholders of the church at which the usual routine of such meeting was gone through, the only new ele ment-being a thanks to the choir, a meed they rickly deserve. To-day we have had the Agricultural show, for which the weather was decidedly unpropi tious. • The exhibition was held in Mr. Brad ley's brewery, which (thanks to the energy and taste of Mr. Phillips) was tastefully ar rai;ged 'and decorated, and a.much larger number of visitors was present than might -have reasonably - been expected, 'the amount realised at the doors being, I understand, over thirty pounds. I think the charge 2/. for ad mission- not a politic one-it will operate unfavourably for the future. The quantities exhibited did not appear to me to be so large or so varied as on former occasions, but upon the whole I think of a superior class. Lambert got the highest prize for horse stock-1'viz., £...
FRIDAY, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
FniaAY, AParLm 12. / T he Legislative Council' met at the usual hour. On the motion of Mr. Russell, the Church and School Lands Bill'was" read a first time. The second reading was proposed for \Vednes-i day week, but finding. no seconder the Bill accordingly dropped. Mr. Robertson moved that the House go into committee of the whole on the Crown Lands Alienation Bill, whereon Mr. Docker addressed the House at great length, pointing out his objections to the principles of the Bill, and stated the amend ment he would propose in committee. Mr. .Hargrave defended the principles of the Bill, expressing his surprise that honor able members, who considered that the Bill: .would prove highly detrinontal, could yet vote for it. Mr. Holden addressed the House, and took !exception to several.of the clauses of the Bill. Mr. Johnson moved the postponement of the debate until Friday next.. Mr. Robertson opposed the adjournment. The. I-lnuse 'divided, and 'the motion. was carried by 15 to 5. On the...
The Golden Age. THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
TITURSDA ', APRIL~ 18, 1861. SAWnATEVER may be the , cause of the commercial.. depression. ,prevalent just now throughout the colony; .in metro polis arid provinces alike, Queanbeyan, in addition thereto, suffers from the temporary cessation of mining- opera tions at Kiandra, by ,the almost total withdrawal of ,its population for the greater attraction's of. Burrangong. We uise the term temporary advisedly'; for it is our firm conviction that Kiandra will erewhile look up again,-that her desolated regions will once m'ore be in habited: by large numbiers of diggers, lier escirt returns iidvance fromf bare1 hitdreds? to thousands of ounces weekl y, ae nodt .eihat i untus ra' nat onma e jeei the:commu'ercial inctdbu#i s'hihliinbW\para lyses every sinew of trade with us, will give plaoe'to a hliealthy ,reaction. Our T?ons . believing th/is\nre these: Altlough' turrangong .ivill e,. both a payable and workable goldfield through the winter, from natural causes it can never, during the sum...
Latest European News. ARRIVAL OF THE FEBRUARY MAIL. [PER ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
Latest iuropean News. -ARRI'V AL OF ,TIIE FEBRUARY ; _ MAIL. [PE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPrr.] From the Goulburn flerald of yester day take the following telegram : The'Soutih Australian branch steamer, Balclutha arrived at Adelaide on Satur 'day afternoon, with the ittelligc~ce brought to King George's Soui5d.b' "the. P. and O. Company's steamer BeLnares. The news is up to tl.e 26th February; and though not of deeply exciting hin portance, is interesting. Mfr. Wr. C. Wentworth and family are among the passengers by the Benares. The. following are among the principal items. of news: AMERICA. All hope of an amicable arrangement between the Southern and Northern States, has now been abandoned.. The seceding states have: formed thenisislves into an independent confederation, adop ted a provisional constitution, and eh-cted their own president. Lola Montes was dead.
Local and General Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN READING ROOM AND LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
-ora1 attid eerat Onttlliigqncq. --..-0 QT.EANBEYAN READING ROOM AND LIBBARY. AT a m'eeting of the subscribers to the above room, held on the 16th April, 1861, the Rev. A. D. Soares in the chair, for the purpose of coilsidering -and disiuch~ing the (Church of 'England Synods Bill,' oingto the inclemency of the weather and the' consequent paucity of members present, after so~fe. little conver sation the subject-was' droplpdd; and it was then proposed, ,seconded; aend carried, that niemUeil's present should- eXpr9s their opinion as to the begt way.of ;repairing the dam age done to the access to the bridge from Mionaro-street,. and pgventing a recurrence of the same. Stone work gutters were suggested on each side of the street. After some remarks from sevi'al members, it was proposed by Mr. Twentyman, and seconded by Mr. D. Jordan, and carried; that a memorial to' the Legislature," bringing'-the matter under their notice, be at once prepared by the proposer and seconder, and forwarded ...
ITALY—SURRENDER OF FRANCIS II. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
ITALY-SURRENDER -OF. FRAN CIs II. Francis II. suri'endered Gaeta to the Sardinians on Wednesday, the 13th February. He embarked for Rome on the tohllowing day, arriving there on the 15tlh. Thle late garrison :of Gaeta aire detained as prisoners of war until such time as Messina shall have surrendered. The Italian parliament was.opened on the 18th February by King Victor Em manuel, irn a highly dignified speech. The first measure introduced by the Italian parliament was an act declaring Victor Emmaunuel king of Italy. The Italian government will, it is said, demand a credit of three millions, for steelplated frigates. .Also, means to raise the standing army to five hundred thousand men. Francis II. and his queen were to leave Rome in a few days for Bavaria. The public of Rome were greatly agi tated, and a very great demonstration was made in celebration of the fall of 9aeta. Naval and military proparations were still going on with: unoabated zeal.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
FRANCE. The Emperor Louis Napoleon -made a speech *at the opening of: tlhe French Chamber., which hits .caused A pretty general and deep suspicion that the Eum pire is not peace. 'Reports'" state " that Fruincc has sup ported Russia in demanding of the Porte a permanent confereiice at Constantino ple, for the protection of the intcrests of the Christian inhabitants of Turkey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
CROWN LANDS OFFICE, : Sydney,.I5th March, 1861.: JT is hereby Notified: for the .information, of all parties concerned, that Printed Forms of Application have been prepared with a view of facilitating the Transfer of Runs held under lease- or pro mise of lease from the Crown, respectively, and th'at such forms may be~obtained `at this Office, or. from.the various district. Commis'. sioners of Crown Lands. A.. ORPEN MORIARTY,: .. Chief Commissioner of -Crown Lands. WATCH-HOUSE NIMITYBELLE. Department of Public Works, , Sydney, 27th March, -1861.l TENDERS will be :received Sat this Office, until noon of TTrESDAY, the 7th May next, for the erection of a WATCH-HIOUSE at NIMITYBELLE. For full partidulars see : Goiernment Gazett, a file of which is kept at every. Police- Office in the Colony... . In:thie Insolvent Estate ýofi the late S.?oses, of Bungendore. -- L Parties: indebted tbo the above Estate are requested-? to -pay the. amounts of, their accounts to Mr:. D.: Davis,. within twent...
HOME INTELLIGENCE—GREAT STORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
I-IO?ME INTELLLGENCE-G-REAT - STORMS. Parliament was opened on the 5th February,.by the Queen in, person. Great inundations have swept the north ern and eastern counties, and have pro duced the most calamitous results. Two hundred and teni wrecks' were reported at Lloyds' after the, tempest. A wing of the Crystal Palace had been blown down. The Bank of England had raised the rate of discount from 7 to 8 per cent. The-following are the additioail. items of news since I ici ved per telegri ph :- Furither siippli s and militam stores, with commsiisshriit aucd hospital staff, has been shipped for New Zealand. A decline of 2d. per lb.. is expected to take place in wool. Hides ini fii'`demand. Tallow,..hs decline.d is. per cwt. Prussia has assumed a still more war like attitude. The famine in northern Tndia is com - mitting fearftl devhstsition. The natives are dying in thousands weekly. Sir Stuart A. :Donaldsonr is a' candi date for the -representation of Bath. in the House of Commons. J...
POST OFFICE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
POST OFFICE.: ARRIVALS. rrom SYDNEY (via Bungendore),--Monday, Thursday Saturday, at Eleven a.m. (via Gundaroo),-Wedneaday and Satur day, at I?lf-past Six p.m. From COOMA,--Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, at Eilght am. Prom LANYON,--Weduneday and Saturday at Eight a.m. 1)EPARTURES. To SYDNEY (via Bungendore),-Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, at half-post Nine a.m. (via Gundaroo),-Sunday and Thursday, at Six, a.m. To COOMA,-,-Monday Thursday, and Saturday, at Noon. To LANYON,-Sund?ay and Thursday, at Three p.m.
Commercial Intelligence. QUEANBEYAN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, April 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
--o- QUEANBEYAN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. " GOLDEN AGE" Of?ice, April 18. VnIEAT.-6S. 6d. to 6s.: 6d. per bushel. Fr.oun.L-Fine, £28 per ton; seconds, £21. BnEAD.-8d.' -. BRtA.-ls. 6d. f bushel MAIZE.-- s. to 6s. Od. per bushel. BARLEY.-4s. 0. to 4s. Gd. OATs.-5ss to 6s. 6d. per bushel. HAY.--£4to £6 per ton. BUTTER.--10d. to 18. per lb. CnIEEsz.---Gd. to 7d. per lb. BACON.---6d. to 0d; per lb. Eaos.-ls. Od. to Is. 6d. per dozen: POTATOES -as. per. cwt. - FAT CATTLE.- £5 10s. to £7 10s. per head. CAI.Vs.-- £1 :15s. per had. SHEErP.- 16s. to 20s. per head. Psos.-6d. per lb. TALLOW.-£28 to £80 per ton, good samples. HIDEs.-- s. 6d. to 6s. each. SIIEEPSKIcNs.-4jd. to 6d. per lb; CARRIAGE PV 'EToN. Sydney+ to : Queanbeyan, -£8 10s. -to £?10 Queanbeyan to Cooma, £4 10s. to ,£5. QUOTATIONS AT THE MILLS. FINE FLOUR ....... £28 1 ton. SECONDS.. ........... £21 ,, B]nAN .................. s. G. , bushel PoLi.ARb ............. 18s: d. per bushel: GRINDINGO ........... d18. 6Gd. ' bushel IAILD...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
IMPOtUNDINGS. From tiA Government Gazette, April Olit. At GUNDAROO,ons the 2nd (day of April, 1861, from Ilarnsd*rle, by order of Mr. D. R. McLeod; damages and driving. I. rd. each:--One brown bullock, JO over X rump, 2 ribs, ITT shoulder off side; brown end white bul. lock, a cross with JO over and 2 under off rump, H off shoulder, illegible brand near rump, hoop horns; blue and whlite lillnck, like J R over 4 reversed near rump and off shoulder, 2 near ribs, coek'horns. If not released, will be sold on the 3rd May. W, AFrrLECC, Poundkeeper. (From the Government Gazette, April 12.) At COLLECTOR, on the 4th day of April, from the. estate of P. Cooper, Esq.. Willeroo; damuges and driving 4s. ed. per head :-Black, pony,- star, short, tail, .A near eshoulder, aged, 22 hands high ; drlik brown snare, star, a over C with VC or WC :under near shoulder, aged, 14 hands highl: bay mare,' black points, I t over D near shoulder, D off shoulder, 3 years old, 14, hands high; black foal by her si...
THURSDAY, APRIL 11. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
THURSDAY, APRIL 11. The Legislative Council met at twenty minutes past four o'clock. The Honourable ,Thomas Hood took the oath and his seat. Mr. Docker gave contiingent notice of some amendments and new clauses that-he intended moving on the Land'Bill. A- message was received from his Excelleficy the. Administrator, of the Government, con taining the assent to the Bill to enable Coro ners to hold inquests on Fires. The Bill to prevent disease, pleuro-pneu monia, was received from the Assembly, and, on the motion of Mr. Robertson, read- a first time, land the second.reading whs fixed for to-morrow, and an understanding was arrived at that the Bill should be gone through in all its remaining stages on that day. A message was announced from the Assem bly, accompanying a Bill to amend the - con stitution of the Legislative Council. Mr. Robertson moved that it be read a flist time, upon which Mr. Isaacs moved as an amendment that the debate upon this question be adjourned until Tuesday. ...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
WEDNESDAY. AIRIL 10. Tur. Legislative Council met at half-past four o'clock. : Mr. WVanit presented a petition from. 196 Chinese who-were expelled from Lambing. Flat by the European diggers, and seeking compensation to the aliiount. of £5395 ... The petition could not be received in conse-. quence "of its pecuniary' tendency; it was therelore withdrawn * Mr.-Des .Thompson resumed thedebate:.on the Crown Lands Alienation Bill. He yielded' .to free selection as the voice of the country is` in favour of it. He entered into a statistical' description of' the aica of ltnds in the colony.: I-I considered any deviation from the present. regulations should be approached with ditil deuce. He- referred to the land 'laws s.of the nieighbouring colonies, and reniarked there. was no analogy.between them and the propo sed law of this colony. The. uncertainty of the land law depreciated the s~iquttages 50 per cent. The tenure of lease should-be 14 years, to enable the squatters of this colony to c...
Parliamentary. TUESDAY, APRIL 9. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
TUESDAY, APuIL 9.:. " The L"egislative' Council met at the usual hour.: - ; :, , ..;.._. The House went into Committee on the Bill for ithe Enforcement- of - Claims 'against the Ci.ovti n. ;The clauise was gone through With' a few\ verbal ameDdments. e' b Ti bother business on the -paper wais post poned until Thursday. The House rose at ten minutes before nine o'clock. - . - In the Legislative Assembly, the: Speaker took the chair at half-past three o'clock.:· - SMr,'Meston, then moved .thb adoption of the the report of the select committee on the working of:the unpaid magistracy, laid on the table of. the louse on the 22nd of March last. ' M.` Hay reluctantly opposed the adoption of the l e hrert, as being both indefinite and cpntradictory. Ii Mr. Rusden as a member of. the committee, explained the origin of ?the Imperfections in the report al?uded to by Mr.. Cowper. fir. O'Brien opposed the'adoiption of the report. Mr. Ma?kham thought that the report was not' entitled to the censu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
TOOTHACHE ciired in an in - stant, with ESKELL'S ODONTAL GIC ESSENCE.-Price 2/6 lj Bottle. ESKELL'S ELIXIR for Purifying the Breath.-Price 2/6 & 4/6 lp Bottle. ESKELL'S PATE-NT WHITE GUT TA PERCHA ENAMEL, for filling de cayed Teeth.-Price 2/6 1 Box. ESKELL'S TOOTH PASTE, (Cherry and Almond), and GALVANIC TOOTH POWDER, 2/6 % Box. Can be had at the Depot, 21 Hunter-street, Sydney; or of Messrs. NUGENT & COPE, sole Agents for Queanbcyan, who will receive all orders from the Neighbouring Districts. Sydney Ophthalmic Institution .For thccue of Diseases of the Eye. ATRON,--Sir William Denison. PRESIDENT,-Sir A. Stephen. Sun OEoN,-Dr. Berncastle. Apply from 9 to 11, to Dr. Berncastle, 229, Macquarie street, Syd ney, opposite the Legislative Councilh Thorley's Food for Cattle, As used in Her Majesty's Stables, His..... Royal Highniess the Prince Consort's Farm, -Windsor : throughout : the Royal Military Stables of Prussia,. by order of his Excellency Lieu tenant - General Wi...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
-0 MARRnIGE.-Some lover of wedlock thus discourses to the 13enedicts, old and young :-" Get married ! Marry, it gives digpity to your profession, inspires confidence and respect. W'ith a wife, the lawyer is more trusty, the doctori more esteemed, the mechanic throws the hammer with .increased power, and shoves the plane with a-more dexterous hand; in short a man without a wife is no man at all!, She nurses hini whilst sick. Gentlemen, get a wife." MAkTNG A ' MEss . OPF T.-A n mem ber.of Parliament.wrote 'to. his,:wife .on his arrival in London, that .'he' had ' formed a connection with a very agree able .less, and expected to spend the season very pleasantly.' Unfortunately, to the surprise and mortification of the good lady to whom he was writing, he dotted the c in the word Mess. T-E DELIBERATE SEDUCER PAINTED AS IHE IS.-The seducer, playing upon thenmore sacred affections, 1.e betrays innocence-How ? By its noblest facul ties ; by'its trusts; by its unsuspecting faith ; by its te...
A FUNERAL SERMON. [The following sermon was actually preached a hundred years ago in the parish church at Burston, a small village at Diss, in Norfolk. As an Amusing specimen of practical pulpit discourse in the last century, we give it for the benefit of our younger readers.] [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
A FUNERAL SERMON. [The following sermon was actually preached a hundred years. ago in the parish church at Burston, a small village at Diss, in Norfolk. As an amusing specimen of practical pulpit discourse in the last century, we give it for the benefit of our younger readers.] A SERMON OCCASION D.' 1i TIHE DEATIH OF MR. PROcTOR, MINRI?rEa or GIssxao , or •TIE 11EV. MR. MooRE Of BURSTON, -IN NOaroLK. .y '"f?ight the Good? Fight." 'l" Tim. iv. 12..? Bf.LOEri Ei .e ar:?hiet'.togetheti to solemnize the fanutral.of Mnir. Proctor?; hii fatlher's name ?was Mr. Tnhomas Proctoi;, of th second fnamily; *his brother's; narne - Was :also .Mr.. Thomas Proctq.';'D1 lived some iilmo at Burston Hall, Sin Noifolk,?and ivas high 'con'stable of Diss Hundred; this man's name was Mr. Robert "roc'tor, and his wife s was Mrs. Buxton, late wife of Mr. Matthew Buxton ; she came from Ieladon Hall, beyond'Norwich. He was a good husband and she a good' housewife,' and ,they two got money ; she brought a thous...
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
BUNGENDORE. From a 'orrespondent. THE past week with the people of Bungen dore has been fruitful of events.' Previous to the ;ait by auction of the property of the late Mr. S. Moses, the'cry was, Slack times and no money; but the' three days' sale of that Irol,erty contradicted the report, as the prices realised lfar exceeded the most sanguine ex pectations of Mr. D). Davis the auctionocr; and what is more, most of the property was bought by the people of the town and itume diate neighbourhood. On Thursday evening the inaguration of the new steam mills transpired, the ceremonies consisting of a tea meeting in aid of the Episcopfalian Church school fund.' The Rev. Mr. Sonres and Mr. Powell, and other gentle men and Itidics, were present. At about six 1p.m. sonmething like one hundred people sat down to pal;iake of tea. Tht.re was moree than suiflitenl of the best descriijtion of pas-: try, antle:vcelloot lea. ,Much praise is due to: the '.es'ýts Powell lid Mianzie fbr the 'active par...
Select Poetry. MUSIC OF LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 18 April 1861
Select Poetry MUSIC OF LABOUR. The banging of the hammer, The whirling of the plane, The crashing of the busy saw, The creaking of the crane, The ringing of the anvil, The grating of the drill, The clattering of the turning lathe, The whirling of the mill, The buzzing of the spindle, The rattling of the loom, The puffing of the engine, The fan's continuous boom, &nbsp; The clipping of the tailor's shears, The driving of the awl-- These sounds of honest industry-- I love, I love them all. The clicking of the magic type, The earnest talk of men, The toiling of the giant press, The scratching of the pen, The tapping of the yard-stick, The tinkling of the scale, The whistling of the needle, (Where no bright cheek turns pale) The humming of the cooking-stove, &nbsp; The surging of the broom, The pattering of children's feet, The housewife's busy hum, &nbsp; The buzzing of the scholars, The teacher's kindly call, These sounds of active industry I Love, I love them ...