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THE LATEST DEVELOPEMENT OF HUMAN INGENUITY. A STEAM MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
THE LATEST DEVELOPEMENT OF IHUMAN INGENUITY. A STEAM MAN. TIe Netbark (United States) Advertiser says that Mr Ladock Dcddrick, a Newark machinist, has invented a man that. moved by steanl, Will perform some of the most imnportant functions of humanity, standing upright, walking or running, as lie is bid den, in any direction, and at almost any rate of ipoed, drawing after him a load whose weight would tax the strength of three stout draught horses. The mai stands 7 feelt 9 inches high, the other dimensions of the body being correctly proportioned, mak ing'hiii a second Daniel Lambert, by which name lie is facetiously spoken of among the workmen. He Weighs 500 pounds. Steam is generated in the body or trunk, which is nothing but a three-horse power engine, like those used in our steim .fire engines. The legs which support the antomaton are -otnplicated and wonderful. . The steps are taken very naturally and quite easily. As the body is thrown forward upon the aid vancel foot the othe...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
'I wonder what causes my eyes to be so weak ?' said a fop to a gentle man. ' They are in a weak place,' replied the latter. A Seasonable inquiry: Why should winter be called the dead timeof the year ? Is not autumn rather the beriy-: ing season ? 'Figures can't lie,' said the arith metician. 'You can't say that of womens' in these days,' responds the slanderous dressmaker. A country lady visiting a city, found a ragged, cold, and hungry child gaz ing wisifully at some cakes in a shop window. She took the little forlorn one by the hand, led her into the shop bought her some cake, and then took her elsewhere, supplying more needed wants. The grateful little creature looked the benevolent woman full in the face, and with artless simplicity inquired, ' Are you God's wife ? A certain Dutch justice of the peace in Canada had a ,case before him in which one paity: charged the other with biting his nose off. - Tlhe defen dant denied the accusation, stating that the plaintiff had bitten it o...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR. I~~~~Dav of lo Days of t.e ee. oth. u rises Su sets' go. SATURAY ,.. ... lay . I : ,ay I G 4 i IC SUN'DAY ... 10 0o 4n 5 0 17 MONDAY ...... ,.. , I 647 5 5 18 TUESDAY ... ... . ,, 1: 6 48 5 - 1 N r)NFI)AY ... ... : ,, 13 6 49 .6 3 J TIIUItSn.Y ... ... , 14 I6 49 .5 3 21 ItlDAt.... .. .. s. 0 .50 6 9 -0 -,ON's PrnsE.. Lslt qnnrtr:ou: o'ridty, the lith, at ht.. 2nm. a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
HoLLowAY's OINTnIENT AND .IL?s.-Diseases of 'the skin. fBy the joint fiction of these inestimable specifics, all skin eruptions are quickly banished from the system, the worst description of wounds or ulcers are easily eradicated of morbifle matter, which nature finds injurious to her, is thrown out, and a thoroughly healthy state of the blood and fluids is the result, restoring a sound mind and body to suf ferers after all other treatment has been found inef fectual, in many cases saving surgical operations, and even life itself, by their miraculous power. The medicaments are composed of vegetable extracts of rare virtue, without the admixture of a grain of mer cury or any other noxious substance. An - ld revolver-the earth. Centre of gravity-a judge in court. Sporting Intelligence.-A stable mind. The real Champions of the Rlng.- Mothers with daughters to marry.
EXTRAORDINARY "SPIRITUAL" DEVELOPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
- EXTRAOIDINARY " SPIRITUAL" D)EVELOPMIENTS. The New York Times gives an account of a sect of spiritualists who have for some years practised a gospel of free love in the city of Newark, N.Y., but who in 1868 determined to unveil their rites to. the world. The scene, says our trans-Atlantic contemporary selected for a public display was a dwelling house in the corner of Chesnut-strect; oc cupied by a widow lady named Reeves, with a family of six children, the eldest a daugh ter of 19, and a Scotchman named M'Ewcn who has figured as a prominent spiritualist for some years past. About 9 o'clock on New Year's evening the street pedestrians who had occasion to pass Mrs Reeves's house were astonished to find M'Ewen standing in the front of the open window, clad in the habiliments of Adam before the fall, 'while the fair form of Miss Reeves, personating Eve, was seen to flit to and fro. under the gaslight like a fawn gambolling in Eden. This spectacle gathered a large crowd around the pre...
A STRANGE DREAMLAND ITS FULFILMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
A?STRANGE DREAM?;AND ITS FULFILMENT. Aroxo the victims of the late Angola dis aster was a J. P. H-layward, of State Line, who was in at that place. The Painesville (0) Advertiser gives an account of a strange dream, for the correctness of which it vouches, which Mr Hayward had just six months.beforc he lost his life. 'It'says : He dreamed that he was away from home, in a desert, when suddenly he heard a terrible crash, and upon looking in the direction from whence the sound. proceeded be saw a bright light, which seemed to reach to the very heavens, and he heard screams and yells of the most frightful and heartrending character. On looking about him he saw an august personage-a monk he thought sitting in high estate, and he inquired where all that noise came from. "o From hell !' answered the monk.- The dreamer asked, " What does it mean ?" The monk replied " It means that you must instantly die !" Mr Hayward then told the monk that he was not yet prepared to die, and begged for fur...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
LATEST INTELLIG ENCE. o PEA OREVILLE'S TELEGRAM. OO•PANYJ SYDNEY. Wednesday, 3 p.m._ IT is'statcd that Mr Macpherson, M.L.A., purposes criticising in severe terms on the occasion of his.trial 'ir outraging the dig nity of Parliament the antecedents of the7 members of the Ministry, to whom he is strongly opposed. It is also stated that \Ir Micpherson in tends ere long to resign his seat for Central Cumberland with the intention of proceed ing to Englannd and prosecuting his canvass for a seat in the House of Commons, his. prospects of election being considered very favourable. by his friends. ..M r Pickering, the member for the Nor thern Gold Fields, intends to leave the co lony for England on Saturday or Monday next. A complaint has been lodged against Judge Meymott for again failing .to hold a court at the appointed time, at Kempsey, Macleay River. Mr Stark, the American tnrsgedian, is drawing good houses at thc VictOria Th'eatre. Lyster's Opera Company will resume their performanc...
DEATH OF MR DRUMMOND FROM THE BITE OF A TIGER SNAKE. THE RIVAL SNAKE CHARMERS. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
of DEATH OF MiR DRUMMIOND: FROM TTHE te BITE OF A TIGER SNAKE. rs TELE RIVAL SNAKE CHARMERS. y From the Empire. it MatuoURNE, Monday. eMr Drummond, the police magistrate of Dayles ford, allowed himself to be bitten in the arm by a as tiger snake, in order that the efficacy of Mr Sture's antidote for'snake poison might be tested. Mr s Drummond died in twenty-four hours after this oc curred, and Mr Shires has been arrested for being accessory to his death. An inquiry into the'circum stances is being proceeded with, under the direction r of the coroner. The case has excited much feeling. ts -=Telegram. The lamentable death of Mr Drummond, the police-magistrate of Daylesford, mentioned in our Melbourne telegram, forcibly recals to mind the his t tory of Mr Underwood, the- original, compounder of snake autidates ; as well as many scenes otthe early n career of Mr Shires, the person who is charged with to being accessory to Mlr Drummond's death. The late is Underwood was transported-to Ta...
THE STEAM MAN—HIS FIRST APPEARANCE ON THE STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
TITE STEAM MAN-IIIS FIRST APPEARANCE ON .TIE STREET. When a description of+-'Mrr Deddrick's ,steam; man was published, not only the Newarkers, a goodly number.of whom, like the Athenians, 18 centuries ago, " spend their time in nothing but either to"tellor to hear some new thing," all. rushed -to: the shop where, under the hands of skilful me chanics, hlie was slowly but siurely assuming the " human form divine," and so thronged tie doorway and darkened the' windows of the shop that his completion was at one time made doubtful, but scores of gentlemen from other cities ventured into Jersey, and all men, women, and children who could not. go wrote, inquiring about this new wonder. An enthusiastic committee of five travelled all the way from Albany, one day last week, to decide a bet that the whole thing was a " newspaper story." Many of the letters ask for more mifiute descriptions than have already been published; sonm contain orders foir men, some writers want travelling agenies; s...
No Title Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
-BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Friday evening. Mr Parkles opened the Goulburn Public School with great eclat, on Wednesday, and was afterwards entertained at a public dinner. Seventy;'persons were present. Mr William Davies, the Mayor of Goulburn; occupied the chair. There is a speculative movement in bread stuffs here, vessels being sent to Chili for supplies. Mr Sladenbhas succeeded in forming a Government at Melbourne. The re-election of the Ministers will be opposed. Yesterday's wool sales were thinly atten ded. Greasy wools and also sheepskins.re alised full prices. Melbourne market. is glutted with stock.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
Every one his own Physician! HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. -JOR a period of thicrty years, in every -L country and clime (not even excepting China and Tartary), these Pills have established for them selves a lasting renown, such as no medicine ever enjoyed before: au'id nowhere, perhaps, have they been more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers, and Emigrants in the Australian Colonies. S lVeaokness and Debility. How many persons suffer 'fromn debility without knowing the causes why they are feeble! In most cases the stomach is the aggressor. Holloway's Pills hhve long been famed for regulating a disordered stomach, and restoring its healthy digestive tone; they are therefo:e confidently recommended as a never-failing remedy in all cases where the constitui tion, from any cause, has become impaired or weakened. Diseases of the Read and IHeart. These formidable diseases are, unfortunately, of frequent occurrence; for the most part they creep on gradually, but may be prevented by proper pricau ti...
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
QUEA&NEYAA POST OFFICE TIME TALE .' DEPARTURE OF MAILS FOR POST TOWNS. Sun. Mon ToIs W\ed. Tbra Fri; Sat. Sydney via A.. A. a. Bangendore s40 40 *40 Gonlburn Sydney, vial Canberra ..! .x Pr x Gininderia ., 1080 1080 1030 Gundaroo .. J Micnlago , r ;·!: r u. P.M..W Bunyan ....3 6 30 6-30 6. 30 Conma.... ..... J Au. A.. Lanyno.;;.... 50 av 53 b0 A. Brtiddwood . .9-30 9.80 Southern road, via Yass.. ;. .. AIUlVAL OFMATTS FROMu POST ToWnS Sun. Mon s. Wed. Thra. Fri. Sat. Sydnry, via .. : P.M. ... a Goulburn...?. . . 6 0 60 0'0 Bungendore.. Sydney, via) P. p.. P.M. undaroo.:.. 10' 10"0 i'-10.. l0 Gini'derra . 10..13 Canberra; ...J Cooma .:... A. AM A.M. Bunyan . ... 3 30 3'30 .:: . 3'30 Mlicalago .... Lanyon ........ .. 530 . :.i'. 5380 .. Braidw ood. ... 539 . 580 Southern road, p. " .. vialYass: .;. 10.80 ", . 1C:30
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
* QUARiTERLY ACCOUN1TS. I' lWe beg to remind Sicbscribers, Adver tisers, anid othiersws, lose Accounts are now rendered;- of the vital importance to ius: of undelayed settlement of the same' Alany of these accounts are of long stanidiing and we respectfully urge a return- of that consideration =we -have: ever shown (particularly thLrough the recent depressed times) by ain earlyiresponse to our present soli dcitations. We have no desire or in tention to distress those who will cori i: nce' us of temporary inability to. pay ;- but we are persuaded there are many tohose accounts remain unpaid through simple negligence. To these ' ii:o particular we address ourselves, and sincerely hope the tenor of our rem?iarls will have the effect of renider ing any other means of payment un necessary.
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.] "AGE" Office, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
seeva baybee . Z Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this b: article are those in transactions between the producer and the first p3urchaser; nt 'as betwe'n :oie dealer .B and another, much less the retail prices." The ratrs p quoted are gathered from the best sources available- 1 generally. fron the loiZcal iaers ; but it must be 13 understood that this :journal is sot answerable for E their correetness.j - - " AGe " Office, Friday. evening. seeva baybee The following may be taken as the current prices seeva baybee present week: Flour, per ton... fine £18 0 0 seconds £17 0 0 Wheat, per bushel.. 0 5 6 to 0 5 0. Bran,per bushel...... 0 1 0 ,, .0 0 0 0 Oats ....... ............ 0 2 6' ,, 0 3 0 Barley ........... . .. 2 6 ,, 0 0 0 o Maize ............... O 3 0 ,, 0 8 '3 IHay,per ton ......... 2 10 0 ,, 3 0 0 E Pothtoes,perowt, new 0 3 0 ,, '0 3 Butter, pe lb........ 0: 8 ,, O 1 0 Bacon, perlb. ......... 0 6 ,, 0 0 0 Cheese,per lb. (none) 0 0 0 ,, 0 0 0 C Eggs, perdozen.......
THE ART OF MESMERISM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
THE ART OFI MESMERISM. From tMe E'npire. WHAT is this wonderful power that is nightly exhibited at the School of Arts? How is it that a man, in no respects ap parently differing from ordinary men, is able to control the wills of others as completely as if they were inferior beings without wills of their own? Night after night have we seen men who appear to be forced by an ir?visible and irresistible agency to go through the most ridiculous antics, to believe, or to act as is they be lieve, that .they are animals, to seem to lose all-consciousness of their own -iden tity, and to think and move precisely as they are directed. At the first view of these exhibitions, the least sceptical natu rally set them down as the exhibitions of a very clever impostor, who is enabled by collusion with others to take advantage-of the superstition and credulity which cha racterise uneducated people. But scep ticism is compelled to give way before the reiterated proofs of his good faith offered by the ...
European Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
S utrnpean @tteUlliacncq. THE UNPOPULARITY OF PRINCE CHRIS TIAN.-A London correspondent of a New York daily paper comments 'rather frankly on the unpopularity of Prince Christian in England "-Prince Christian" he says, "married the English Princess Helena, and the people, by a sort of instinct, came to the conclusion that the young lady had been forced into the marriage, and that the whole business was a 'shame.' Since that time Prince Christian:?ii:been grow. ing more and more unpojpiiar, not on ac count of anything he has idoie, so much as because he is disliked. Ti~iother :day the prince went with his wife and aome of the royal family to. Liyvrpool,.i?nd the people who waited outsidehissed him, but cheered all the rest. The:affair was hushed up but there is reason tos beleive that it caused' some little sensatiobnat Windsor.: The photographs of the prince have been partly the cause of his unpopularity. He is a churlish-looking man with a very bald head, and the bald head has I fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
1MPOUNDED at Gundaroo, on the 18th of April, 1868, from Jeir, by Messrs John ston and Rlamsay. Release, 6s 7d: Grey filly, ElI near shoulder. If not released will be sold on the 14th day of May, 1868.: HUGI-I VALLANCE, JUN., Poundkeeper. IMPOUNDED at-Queanbeyan, on the 3 2nd of May, 1868, from .Duutroon, by Allauz MILachlan ; dliving 44d. "Release, 9s. Brown horse, TM offshoulder like a small i!legi ble letter over.. If-not released, will be sold on the 28th -day of May. H. LEVER, Poundkeeper. ODD FELLOWS' HALL TO NIGHT (SATURDAY). Farewell Performance ! An Entire Change of Programme. EDITH PALMERSTON'S ENTERTAINMENTS i! I Reserved seats 3s; seeond seats:2s. Notice. A. TEA 1MEETING T??TILL (D.V.) be held in the SCHOOL i " HOUSE, on TUESDAY NEXT, the 12th instant, at 6 p.m. To be tollowed by a PUBLIC MEETING on behalf of the CHURCH SOCIETY of the 1)IO CESE of GOULBURN; The Lord Bishop of Goulburn, the President of the Society, in the Chair. CONFIRM&TION. NJOTICE is hereby giv...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
On oqsat lid Oitistliqt -qtw.s. of PorICE C ,uRT.-A man named Wandkiss, rer a stone-mason, was brought up on Tuesday ion charged with petty larceny, in stealing a hammer from a man named Cooper. The Ley case was remanded till Wednesday, when he is, was convicted,:and in default of paying a ast fine of £1, was sent to jail for a week.-- be W. Wire was on Wednesday, in default of ny paying a fine of 5s. for drunkenness, sent a- into the cells for three hours.-.-A man who for gives the name of Ducksworth is -confined ds in the lockup for protection. SMraLL DfrnTS.---The usual hi-monthly Ir- sittings of the small debt. court were held Est on Tuesday. The cases as usual were de.. ud void of public interest. s- EDITr PALMERSTON. - This highly.ta-` _lented lady,- whose-performances here a rhort time ago gave such universal satisfaction, is inow paying a farewell visit to the town. ISS Her performance last night was not conclu-. tat ded when we went to press. To night is to G. be the final ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 9 May 1868
Great-Reduction in the Prices 'of M1eat ! MIkAR THE. BRIDGE. rTHOMAS HINOKSMAN again takes -- - the opportunity of thanking his customers and thoepublic'for the increased measure of support he has met with, and now begs to submit the following as his list of prices from this date: BEEF. Hind quarter, per 100 lb. ................. 18s Fore quarter .,, . ....................... 17s Joints, &c., per lb............. ........ from 2d to 4d. MUTTON. W hole Sheep ............................ ...... 2 d Fore Quarter . . .... . d Hind Quarter ............................... :..... 4d Joints, &c., ................................ 4d Chops ................................ 41d Pork - ............... .................... Gd.... These terms are strictly Cash Prices. Parish Road. nROMI a point on the road from Bun - gendore via Mlolonglo to Queanbeyan, within TV. Balcomlb's (now T. Suanahan's) 1280 acres to the south-east corner of Thomas Hosking's souther most 6-10 acres at Blackh...