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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
Department of Public Works, Sydney, 29th April, 1868. Road-Goulburn to Boro. rTENDERS will be received at.this Office, - until noon of Tuesday, the 26th day of May next, from-persons willing to contract for the under mentioned Contracts on the above road : Contract 1-68. Boro Flat. ,, 2-68. North of Boro Flat: ,, 8-68. Stewart's Farm Fiat. ,, 4-68. North of Falthfull's Gate. Plan, specification, and. form of Tender. may be seen at the Office of the Commissioner, for Roads, Sydney, and Police Offices, Goulburn, Braidwood,. and Bore. Separate Tenders'for each Contract to be addressed to the Under Secretary for Public Works, Sydney, rand to be marked outside " Tenderb for Contractas, Goulburn to Boro." JAMES BYRNES. Department of Public Works, Sydney, 80th April, 1868. Road--Boro to Queanbeyan. T ENDERS will be received at this Office, until noon of Tuesday, the 26th day of May next, from persons willing to Contract for the un dermentioned Contracts on Road-Boro to Quean beyan, viz. : ...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
TO TIIE EDITOR. Dear Sir,l-Would you kindly allowv me a small space in your valuable columns to say a few words in regaid of kind treatment. On Tuesday, the 12th instant there was a tea meeting in. the Christ Church school room in honour of the arrival of the Bishop of Goulburn. I assisted as much as .1 pos sibly. could to get all things ready. At the time of the meeting there was no water at the parsonage, so I had t6"bring it up from the river in cans to fill the boiler for tea. It was filled two or three times. - Ever'y one in the room had their tea of the delicacies that were spread on the tables; I had to stay outside to take care of the boiler, teapots, and fire, and so I lost my tea. I could have passed that off very well had it not been for the treatment I received last Monday at the opening of the new church. 'I had taken two loads of` sundlies out: there for the church and lunich avhen I was told to go to Mr Gibbs's for a boiler to make the tea in. I went to Mr Gibbs's thr...
THE ABYSSINIAN EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
T-Il ABYSSINIAN' EXJPEDIT1ON. Advices received at Suez on- March 21, from Abyssinia (date not given), state that King Theodore was intrenched on the Ta lanta plateau, and that he intended to :give battle. The Flits (? Fifth) Brigade was to advance on Ashangi on the 11th of March. Nearly all the troops are now on the high lands. Large supplies have been collected in the neighbourhood of Antalo. Letters received from an officer at head quarters state that Theodore was said to have 13 guns in Magdala, and was storing the place with provisions. He was also said to have 10,000 disciplined troops, and to be quite deter mined to fight.: The British officers and men were anxious to stoirm the fortress. The Timnes specia correspondent with the expedition telegraphs, under date Antalo, March 8: The advanced guard has arrived at Attala, about 20 miles north of Lake Ashangi. The roads are extremely bad. A detachment is opening a- mule road.. The only provisions to be found in the country are fl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
Every one his own Physician! HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. FOR a period of thirty years, in every 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: and nowhere, perhaps, have they been more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers, and Emigrants in the Australian Colonies. yWeakness and Debility. How many persons suffer from debility without knowing the causes why they are feeble! In most cases the stomach is the aggressor. Holloway's Pills have long been famed fobr 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 constitu tion, from any cause, has become impaired or weakened. Diseases of the Head and Heart. These formidable diseases are, unfortunately, of frequent occurrence; for the most part they creep on gradually, but may be prevented by proper precau tions. Holloway...
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 — 23 May 1868
THE MARKETS: (Unless otherwise expressed, the prices quoted in this article are those in transactiona between the producer and the flrt purchaser; not as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rate. quoted are gatheredfrom the beat sources available *generally from the local papers ; but it must be understood that -this journal is not answerable for their correctness.J " Aos " Ofmce, Friday evening. The following may be taken as the current prices of the present week:- Flour, perten... fine £18 0 0 seconds £17 0 0 Wheat, per bushel.. 0 56 to 0 6 9 Bran, per bushel...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oats .................... 0 2 6 ,,~ 3 0 Barley ................ 0 2 6 ,, 0 0 Maize .......... ...0 0 ,, 0 0a Hay,perton ......... 210 0 ,, 8.0 0 Potatoesperowt, new 0 8 0 ,, 0 6 Butter, per lb ...... 0 8 ,, 0 1 0 Bacon, perlb.......... 0 0 6 ,, O 0 0 Cheese,perlb.(none). O 0 0 ,, 0 0 0 Eggs, per doean ...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per ton; seconds, £20 per ton Bran...
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
I. t Ai ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM DEPARTURE OF MAILS FOR Powr owns. Sun. Mon. Toes. Wed. Thirs Fri. Sat. .; POST TOas. Sun. Mon Tes. Wed. h r. Fri. Sat. Sydney, via . ... P.. ... P.M. Sydney, via A.Y. 6A.Y. A. Goulburn.... :.. 6-0 6 0 600 Bungendore.. 40 ... 40 .. ..:. 40 Bungendore..J Goulbur... Sydney, vial P.. P.x. Sydney, via Gundaroo..... ' 0 P 10 P0 10*8 Canberra.... P.M. P N. P.M. Gininderra.. . Gininderra... 1080 10-80 108 Canberra.....J Gandaroo....J Cooma.. AY. A. AM. Micalago .... P.N. P.M. P. Banyan ... 31 30 3... '.0 ... 8O Bunyan ...... 680 . 680 ... 680 Micalago ... .. Cooma........ .M P.. A.M. A.M. Lanyon 6........... 80 P.M. 530 P.. Lanyon .......... 5 0 A.x. 6*80 A. Braidwood .... .. .: .,. 5"80 ]... 680' Braidwood...... 9.30 -. 9.80 Southern road, -? ; P.M. Southern 'road, viaYas ..... 10.80 1'30 via Yass...... .... . .. i..
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
QUARTJEJRLY ACCOUNTS. ?I We beg to remind Subscribers, Adver .tisers, and others wtlose Accounts are now rendered, of the vital importance to us of undelayed settlement 'of the samze. AMany of these accounts'are of long standing ; and toe respectfully urge a return of that consideration we haveo ever, shown (particularly through the recent depressed times) by an early response to our present soli citations. We have no desire or in tention to distress those who will con vince us of temporary 'inability to pay :buit :we are persuaded there are manyl whose accounts remain unpaid through simple negligence. To these in particular toe address ourselves, and sincerely hope the tenor of our rema'rks will have the effect of render ing dny other means of payment un necessary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
'W I N T ER BITOCK OP S. WALKER, 'i AVING now received to hand his RECENT EXTENSIVE PURCHASES he id nib I Sydriey, :would invite particular attention to the large and extensive stock of lrooUlt & (otitUn (Wads ETC., ETC., ETC., which, owing:to the great 'epression and distrust experienced amongst the Mercantile corn munity, he has been. enabled to secure at prices under those which have prevailed for. some' years past. The goods have been personally selected, carefully assorted, and purchased on:a he moQt advantageous terms. He can assure his customers that they shall receive the bene fit of these combined advantages, which alone can assure A... CHEAP SALE OFINEW AND FASHIONABLE G00DS. The Treasury, New South Wales, Sydney, 7th May, 1808. 'Contracts for theNPublic Service. COUNTRY DISTRICTS. rlHE Contractor for the supply of provi siorns and otlher articles at the undcrmentioned place, having given notice that his Contracts will .terminate on the 30th June next: Tenders will...
DEATH OF LADY TICHBOURNE—SINGULAR EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
DEATH OF LADY TICHIBOURNE--' SINGULAR EVIDENCE. Tun difficulties which surrounded the set. tlement hf the question of succession to the Tichborne baronetcy are likely to become more complicated by the sudden and unex. pected death of Lady Henrietta Felicite Tichborne, upon whom an inquest was held in London, by Dr Lancaster, at the request of the claimant to the family estates, who made a very serious statement on oath, firm which it would seem that he suspected the death to have I een caused by unfair means. It may, perhaps, be necessary to recal at tention to the fact that recently a gentleman suddenly appeared in England who claimed' to be Roger Charles Doughty' Tichborne, tenth baronet, and heir to the title and es tates connected with the Tichborne family. He stated that after meeting with various misfortunes, consequent upon a voyage he had undertaken twenty seven years ago, he reached Australia, and had remained there up to the time of leaving for England last year. He was ad...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
IRELAND. The preparations for the reception of the Prince and, it is now hoped, of the Princess of Wales (though this appears to be s· very problematical) are being vigorously carried on. The State apartments in Dublin Castle are being fitted up in the best style. The apartments usually occupied by the Lord Lieutenant and his family, which open upon the Lower Castle-yard, are to be set apart for the royal party, and the private dining-room will be decorated for a drawing room. In all circles the interest in the visit of the Prince has been greatly enhanced by the announcement that the Princess is likely to visit Dublin, and this is especially mani fested in the anxiety to obtain tickets for the'grand ball which is to be given in the Exhibition Palace, and for which a commit tee of arrangement has been formed, with she Lord Chancellor as chairman. A sum of £2000 has been voted by the Board of Works for the purpose of carrying out the preparations in St Patrick's Cathedral. Captain Ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
HoLLOWAY'S OINra?T aET P'ILLs.-Diseases of the shin. By the joint action of these inestimable specifics, all sklil eruptions. are quickly banished fromn the system, the worit description of wounds or ulcers are easily eradicated of morbife 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 othertreatment has been found inef fectual, in many cases saving surgical operations, and oven 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.
NEWS BY THE MAIL. GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
NEWS .BY THE MMAIL. GENERAL SUMMARY.. Tue bare announcement of the resigna tion of the Earl of Derby was received in time to be included in our'February :bu4 get. Lord Derby's ill health.was the real as well as the avowed reason of the change, and he is about to betake himself to Can nes, where if he pleases, he. can discuss political times gone by with his, former colleague, Lord Brougham, now sorely af flicted with memoir writing. It may .be however, that Lord Derby might have de layed his retirement, but for a feeling that Mr Disrael's 20 years of service fully en titled him to the high place which in the days that are coming there would be small chance of his obtaining. Mr Disraeli, therefore, succeeded, and, as ho took an early opportunity of saying, he inherited both the place and the policy' of Lord Derby.. There 'was little doubt left upon the milids' of men as to this latter fact When it was announced that among the few rearrangements of offices 'that Lord Chan cellor's pla...
Selections from Sydney Punch. ARCADES AMBO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
ARCADES AMBO. Benjamin Lee Went down on one knee, And asked the Court's clemency, for he Had done very wrong, And, not to be long, Wras seally?most awfully sorry. "Allan M'Pherson, In his own proper person," Said he had nothing of that sort about him; He'd greatly prefer, . Not to plead, or demur, . But'he'd floor theu~lple-lot-the deuce doubt him. The Judge he was vexed, And the Counsel perpleked; And the whole case, it seemed; " up a tree, sir ;' But Isaacs got riled, When Faicett grew wild, And said that they ought to have three, sir. But the rest is not clear, T ,But I have an idea, That after this fuss and inanity, The verdict that's earned By all parties concerned, Is the evident one of "Insanity." WArT or UNmrona-rrT.-A difference of opinion appears to exist between the promoters of the proposed Volunteer Highland Regiment, in reference to the uniform proper to be adop ted therein-Some advocating the kilt, others the "tartan trews." An Irish' friend of Mr Punch says, if he we...
The Age. SATURDAY, MAY 23rd, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
SdATRDAI, MAY 23rd, 1868. SINCE the days when the public were amused and even delighted with the performances of Mr DAVID BUCHANAN, the late member for East Macquarie,. wve have not discovered that any member of the Legislative Assembly has brought forward so prominently . the administration of justice as regards the magistracy. There are few in deed who will not admit that Bu caNAN,, whatever might have been his failings, was most energetic in bringing every instance of alleged in competency on the part of certain .justices of the peace under particular notice ; and this action on his part led to the reform of many objection able matters and the issue of a writ of s?upersedcas in more than one or two flagrant cases, besides various othei, investigations. It cannot nowv, more than -in the days of BUCHANAN, be urged that the Commission of the Peace is in that satisfactory state it ought to be; for public attention is frequently drawn to magisterial de cisions which at a glance show a...
REMEDIES FOR SNAKE-POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
REMEDIES FOR SNAKE-POI-'U SONING - AN interesting letter by Mr Gerard Krcfft on snake poisoning appears in the Austra. lasian. :Mr Krefft says i "-It is difficult to understand why the changes in the blood caused by the injection df snake-poison should be so little known, when the materials by which this 'mystery may be cleared up are always at hand. There are living venomous snakes to be had, and animals, in the shape of rabbits, goats, or fowls, to '", experimented upon; there is certainly no necessity to put the matter to test on a living huiman 'being; but if this is desirable, why not extract a few drops of blood, and mih this with the snake-poison, or hy. not. tiy some of the'smaller species of snakes, on .one's own finger, and then press out'-a.drop of blood for micioseopie examination._ Let the liquid thus obtained be examined by a conipetent. physiological chemist, an'd the-result be given'to a medi cal man;, who i"ay then be able to offer some remedy to counteract the effe...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GaEVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY? SYDNEY. Wednesday THERE is said to be no truth in the report which obtainted currency in Sydney last',week that there was a division in the Cabinet. iii reference' to the removal of- the Rev. Father Dwyer from the chaplaincy of-.,Dar linghurst jatl. SMr. Archibald Bell,' of Corinda, and ?Mr Alexander Bowman, of Sin gleton, are the only candidates yet named with any degree of authority. ior the representation of the Upper Hunter in the room of Mr White, resigned. . Breadstuffs have a downward ten dency. Silk-dressed country 'flour has been quitted this week at £20 per ton. Mr M. Lowe quotes pens of 'best cattle at £5 to £5/10. Sheep (601b wethers) at 7/6 to 8/6 Messrs I'etherbridge & Co., quote oaten hay @ £4/10 to £5/10; lu cerne, @ £4 to £4/10. Flour @, 20 to £22 per ton: Maize ® 2/8 to 2/10 and bran at 1/ to 1/2 perbushel. Insolvents.-Joseph Toms, of So fala, publican. Alexander Cunning ham, late of Boro, grazier: Will...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. Continued from Page 3. THE TODMORDEN TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
N EWS BY.: ttE MAILA. Coatinted frons Page 3. THE TODMORDEN TRAGEDY. ,Oh?k of the-most, atrodious murders that has been heard of in this country- since, ?oerhaps that committed -by Rush, was .conmitted on the night of- March 2, at Todmorden, by a weaver of checks, named Miles Weatherhill, It seems that for some time past Weatherhill had been pay ing his 'addresses to a servant maid, living at the parsoniage (the Rev Mr Plow's), and in consequence of his visits the girl had been discharged, and went backIto York,. where her parenis lived. On Saturday and Sunday he went to York on a .visit to her. On returning on March 2, Weather hill appeared to have resolved on taking fearful vengeance upon her late master aind mistress, and upon the housemaid, who was supposed to have told of his visits to her fellowservant. About half-past 10 o'clock on the above night Mr Plow, who was preparing to retire to his bedroom, -heard a noise at the back door. He went out by the'hall door and proceeded t...
BELGIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
BELGIU1tL'. Brussel's, March 27.-A serious conflict took place at midnight at Chatelineau beB tween the troops and thc rioters, in which eight men were killed and ten wounded. The Councit'of Ministers assembled twice in the course of last evening. Continued on Page.4. GOLONIAL-MADE'PRIIJNTING-PAPER. The last number of the Cztnmberland Mercury is printed on paper made at the Liverpool mills in this colony, being, we are informed, the first journal so printed. The paper is of good colour and texture, and well adapted for printing purposes, though rather rougher on the one side thanl on the other-a fault which formerly was general in the English-made papers, but which has been obviated by improved appliances. The sums sent but of the colony yearly for printing paper have hitherto been very considerable, this office alone, though but a provincial one, consuming about £500 worth. The paper company are desirous of purchasing rags; and it will be well ford all careful housewives in future ...