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FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
SThe riots against the Army: ill at .Tou louse have been followed by still. more so rious disturbances at Bourdcaux;, which began, by the arrest and trial of two. or tihrceeyoung men for singing the ' Maiiscil. laise. .OOn the day following the trial bands of men paraded the streets, carrying the red flag and singing the red song.- Tlie nmob besieged the Council of Revision in the Town Hall, and pelted and hooted at the Impjerial stattie, which bears this inscription. on'its base-"' The.rEnpire is Peace." The. streets were only cleared after successive charges 'of the military" and police-the former, of course, armed with rifle and bayonet, which they did niot use ; the latter chiefly with siicks, which they did use. At one time the shops were hastily closed, and' the Lancers charged, according to one ac count-" mnanouvred," according to ano ther. " Many persons were wounded, though none are reported killed. Many policemen were badly beaten. The young men who had been liberated from...
OPENING OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, AT THE BURRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
OPENING OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, AT THE BURRA. To meet the requirements of the scattered population of the Burra, an agricultural dis trict a few miles south of Queanbeyan, the Rev. A. D. Soares, the minister of the Church of England at Queanbeyan, has for some few months past been engaged in the provision of suitable church accommodation: The result is the erection of a neat and extremely snug looking little sanctuary, capable of accommo dating a congregation of about sixty persons, and possessing all the conveniences for worship and the administration of all other rites accor ding to the formula of the particular denomi nation for whose use it is intended. The structure was so far completed as to allow of embracing the opportunity of the late episcopal visitation for its opening by the bishop. Accordingly, on Monday last, the day appointed for this interesting event, a host of persons went out from town, and these, joined by numbers from the neighbourhood of the church, made up a com...
ASTRONOMICAL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
ASTlONOMICAL' NOTICES. Front the Empire. SATUvn .-This planet is:?now a. conspicuous: object in the eastern sky after sunset. 'It is.: in the neighbourhood of Antares, the prin-. cipal star in the constellation `Scorpio;- and. in the course of a few weeks will cross the. i meridian, at an. hour convenient for telescopic . inspection. It will be well.to iemiud ama-' tcurs that the planet is now an interesting. object in the telescope, it being in that pairt of its orbit where the plane of: its, ring can4 . he seen to the grceatest.eOdvantage.. he ring? i will be still more favourably seen about the? opposition next year, when its apparent.; breadth will be a maximum. From..this:, time the ring will gradually 'wane, and a. period of fifteen years will roll away, before such' another opportunity presents itself. TIE YAiurnIE S'ruR. _E.TA A cRGus.-_. .This star, which may be considered the most remarkable in the southern hemiisphere,.has - now deeined to a magnitude somewhat.lower than ...
THE GUIDE TO PUNSTERS. BEING A DICTIONARY OF DIFFICULT TERMS. PART 1.—A.B.C. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
TIIE GUIDE TO PUNSTERS: BEING A DICTIONARY OF DIFFICULT TERMS. PART 1.--A.B.C. A-basement :" A ground floor. Ab-dic-tion : Stealiig a duck. A-bettor One who bets. A-big-ail: A long drink. A-bound': A good jump. A-breast: Part of a chicken.; Ac-cord : A piece of twine. - Ac-count: Any foreigner. c?-crue: A ship's company. A-cou-stic : Implement for driving cattle. Ac-quire: Twenty-four sheets of paper. Adder : A bank clerk. Ad-dress: A silk gowan, A-dore: An entrance: 7: Af-fair: A blonde... . Af-fix :: Being in a dilemma. Af-friight :. A.old maid. Af-front :: False hair. A-geit': A cheap swell. A-las : A ,oung girl,.sauie as A-miss: Alle-gory A blood-stained right-of..way. Al-ly : An untruth. Al-tar: The condition of a sailor. A-men : Bad grammar. A-mount : A hill. Anchor: What boys exclaim at a penny reading. Ani-mad-version: Exaggeration generally. Ann-ounce: Twenty pennyweights. l . Another: M'Caw's partner. Ant-elope: The flight of a relation. Anti-pathy : Dislike to medicine. A...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 23 May 1868
TO THE EDITOR. Mr Editor,--- Will you or any of the readers of the Age tell me the amount of variation of the magnetic needle from the true north and south points in this country ; and also explain that property which causes the magnetic needle to lie along the plane of the meridian ? AN INQUIRER. ° The vicissitudes attending the occupation of mining in this colony have often furnished a fruitful topic for journalists to descant upon. In the Ovens district," says the Ovens Advertiser. " we have had several striking, and sometimes painful illustrations of these sudden reverses of fortune. A short time back it was notified in the press that Mr .Johnson (the once wealthy employer of mining labour at the Woolshed, who used to pay £350 a week in wages, and whose partner rode into Beechworth with his horse shod with gold) was insolvent. This week another case of, misfortune at least equally sad has come before the notice of the public. On Mon- day morning two decent looking children were ...
GEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
Have a care in making any man your friend twice, except the rupture was your mistake, and you have done penance for it. Duties fultilled are always pleasures to the memory, A word of, kindness is a seed which, even when dropped by chance is sure to spring up a flower. The truly grateful heart may not be able to tell the gratitude, but it can feel, and love and act, lie who sends an anonymous letter is not only guilty of cowardly meanness but shows that his conscience condemns the act. There is no fear of knowing too much, though there is great fear of practising too little.- The most doing man shall be most knowing man. A? person who undertakes to raise himself I by scandalising others might as well sit down on a wheel barrow and try to wheel him self. Past horses'soon tire, and fast young men are a good dealnlike thenm. The youth that "goes it strong" at twenty will find himself at forty-five with a tombstone growiug out of his head. Beware of evil thoughts. Oh, the mis chief they ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
MP T4INDED aRt Queanbeyan, on the .E 291 Huf Mti', 1808. trom~ cultivation paddock .at Canherra, by Edmuud-Rolfe,: damages and driv in?P.4s 14d. Releaset 7 8d each - White bullock. S off shoulder :-Red bullock, FD) off'ruomp. If. not released, will be sold' on the 18th day of June. H. LEYIeR, Poundkeeper.
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR. 00)301 Lub !LuL Rino Days of tilt we r. 1 0r ;tilt riser, Sun sctsl Ag SA R U1tIIAY ... . . 3 7 0 4 53 8 *lh . 1 0 4 5- 0 )303i)AY . ... . 1 7 1 . 5'1 11 TUFSiAY .... 7 2 4 51 11 W EUNI $J) ºY . .1 7 4 53 12 I'll ltS A f . . .. 4 7 3 -1 3 II I JI J.. . , . 5 7 S 453 ) 13os00 111100P.. Vull moon oil I tri~luy, the 5th, +d, Ilh. 59.o. p.m.
MELBOURNE. Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
SMELBOURN LtE. Friday evening.' MrGillies and AMr O'Grady, two of the new ministers have been defeated; the rest elected. Beef is quoted at from 20s to 22s Gd per 10Q lb.; wethers at 9s. 3"25 p.m. Intelligence just received, hle states that the :Holkitika Fenians have been' found guilty, and fined £20 each. Small fines were imposed on Fathers Larkin and Manning, who 'pleaded gutilty. td writing seditions libels, Mr Ireland, who defended the Fenians, received a public testimonial.
The Age. SATURDAY, MAY 30th. 1808. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
S.I TURD.iJ Y, , .1Y 30d.. 18038. fTri- latest nefws f'rom Engl an hir'inrgs the intelligence that President JouN. soN had fi!ed an answer in plea to the articles of-i:ipeachment that ihad been agreed to by Congress, anI we mar expect on the arrival of the next mail to obtain accounts of the trial. if ever that does take place. The career of President JoHnsoN has been fraught with many po.litical struggles, an'l it is not surprisin:; that as one of the results of the civil war which raged some time since the present proceed ings have been instituted. What man so popular formerly as the no w im pgached president ?' WVho coul I have been more lauded than President .JoiNsoN ? Yet the machinery of semi-republicanism has long been in operati6n to replace JorNsoN by ano ther. The civil war of America was disastrous in its effects, but it has ; produced a feeling that might have been anticipa:ted-a' ,le:dly hatred between North and South an.] inter nal dissensions which will 'sooner or lat...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
SECOND DAY. 1st race.-The Town Plate of £20; for nll horses, to. he handicapped by the stewards or whom they ..nay appoint. Three miles; one event. Grovenor's iih g Comet, 4 yrs 8st 61 ...... 1 - Canvin's b g Renald o, 4 yrs 8st 1211 ...... 2" Atkinson's ch g Protector agd 8st 711, ... Renaldo was the favourite for Ihis race, and was: freely backed to win. The first time round was but. a slow pace ; Protector in front, followed closely by Comet, Itendldo pulling hard behinld. At the. back of lile course the secondll tie roundr , Corrlrrt werlnt ) up to Protector, running side by side until nearing the. distance post, When Protector again bolted andi left the race to Cornet and Renaldo, but it was evidenllt that Renaldo had shot his bolt and cuoll not finish wit Comet, who won by about 0 lh:ngths. This, Ihat not l'rotector bolted, would have been a splendid race. Thie next event was £10 district purse for all horseo tihe honln fide property of residents within ten miles of lHunsendor...
BUNGENDORE ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
BUNGENDOIRE ANNUAL RACES. (FROM OUR coRRESPONDEeT.] Teutusual monotony of Bungendore was agree ably disturbed on Tuesday and Wednesday andWednesday last by the annual races which took place according to notice. During the past week the event has formed the chief topic of conversation. Many and varied were the prognostications on the pre vious evening respecting the state of the wea ther. Some prophesied rain; more said'-it would le misty and cold; while some of the knowing ones affirnmed it 'would blow a hurricane. But, to the joy of all, after-, a night's pinching frost, the sun br oke forth in all its splendour, the weather continuing all that the pleasure-seekers could wish. Early in the morning previous' to nclh day's sport the road was lined with 'eq.'es trians and pedestrians wending their way to the scene of action. Every vehicle thrt could be obtained found ready customers. For the convenience such as had no other mode of transit, was a light coach capable of accom nmodating...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
Every one his own Physician! HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. ýCOR tperiod of thirty years, in every cI. ountry and climne (not even excepting China and Tartary), these Pills have established for them selves a lusting renown, such as no medicine ever enjoyed before: and nowhere, perhaps, have they beeu more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers, and Emigrants in the Australian Colonies. iYeakness 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 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 theconstitu tion, from any cause, has become impaired or weakened. Diseases of the head and Heart. These formidable diseases are, unfortunately, of frequtint occurrence; for the most part they creep on gradually, but may be prevented by proper precau tions. Hollo...
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 — 30 May 1868
THE MARKETS. [U nless otherwise expressed, the priees- quoted in -this article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser; nat as betwe:n one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rat's :uoted are gatheredfrom the best sources available generally from the local papers; but it mut be understood that this journal is not answerable for their correctness.J " AoG " 011mce, Friday evening. The following may hq taken as the current prices of the present week: Flour, per ton... fine £18 0 0 seconds £17 0 0 Wheat, per bushel . 0 5 6 to 0 5 9 Bran, per bushel...... 0-1 0 0 0 0 Oats ........ .......... 0 2" 6 ,, 0 3 0 Barley ............... 0 2 6 ,, 0 00 Maize .............. 0 8 0 0 3 3 Hay, per ton ....... 2 10 0 ,, 3 0 0 Potatocs,percwt, new 0 ~ 0 , 0 8 6 Butter, per lb....0. · 0 8. ,, 0 1 0 Bacon, perlb.......... 0 6. ,, 0 0 0 Cheese,per lb. (none) 0 0 0 . & &0 0 Eggs, per dozen ...... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per ton; sec...
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. S:We beg to remind Subscribers, Adver tisers, and others wttose Accounts are now rendered, of the vital inmortance to ,us of undeleced settlement of the same. Alany of these accounts are of long standing ; and toe respectfully' urge a return of that consideration we have ever shown (particularly through the recent depressed times) by qn 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 ; but we are persuaded there are many whose accounts remain unpaid. throug?l simple negligence. To these in particular wte address: ourselves, and sincerely hope the tenor of our remarks will hav..the efect of render ing any otheri means of payment un necessary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
HOLLOWAY'S PILLs.-Mothers and daughters. Pure bloood and regularity offunctions. Both these importont ends can be obtained wiahoul shook or in jury to any organ, by taking Holloways far-framed purifying pills, wtlich sustain and strengthen, while they improve every human function. When these pills have rivetted their cleansing powers on the body deleterious agent can qeep its place therein-no ob noxious matter can tetain its hold thereon. Univer sal bodily purification attends their use, and intel lectual vigour follows of course. As preventive of ill health, Holloway's pills stands stperlor to any other medicine; and their soonhing, supporting, pet revulsive properties, admirably adapt them for gene ral use by young and old of the female sev. Lawyer : a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemy-and keeps it himself. WINTER STOCK S. WALKER, J[AVING now received to hand his RECENT EXTENSIVE PURCHASES when in Sydney, would invite particular attention to the large and e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
The Treasury, New Solith Wales, S.. ydney, 7th: Day. 1868. Contracts for the' Public Service.. COUNTRY DISTRICTS. T HE Contractor for the supply of provi Ssions and other articles at the undermentioned place, having given notice that his Contracts will terminate on the 30th Junle next: Tenders will, be received at this Office, until noon of T'uesday, 2nd Juno proximo, from parties willing to supply such articles specified in Treasury notice of the 18th Jan uary, 1868, and in such qulantities, as may he re quired from the 1st July, 1868; to the -81st March, 1809, upon the conditions set forth in that notiee. SEaRIs I. . Qneanbeyan. GEOFFREY EAGA.. .PHOTOGRAPHIC. : . . C. LEIBINGER S ETUiNS his sincere thanks-to the',inhanitats of Queanbeyan.and surrounding districts for the very liberal support he has met with during his stay; and now begs to announce that he will Close his Studio on the 14th June: Ladies and?Gentlemen who have not hitherto availeddthemlsclves of this opportunity sho...
WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATES FROM DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATES FROM . DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOLS. Prom tnie Empira. [WE publish below a return of the: names of schools from which certificates, will :be' withdrawn on the '30th Jund next :by the Council of Education, together with a' spe cimcn of the circular forwarded to the par ties interested therein, pointing out the sections of- the Public Schools Act by which the withdrawal of the certificates become imperative 'upon the Council.'. The friends of education will regret to perceive from an observation in this communication that the Council has also had under consideration about thirty other cases in which certificates. are liable to be withdrawn n: a power which, for cogent reasons, the Council at present forbears to exercise.] 1. Schedule showing names of schools from which certificates have been withdrawn. and number of pupils in average daily at-, tendance in each case. 2. Form of circular' intimating with. drawal of certificate on'30th June;snext. 4 The Council deci...