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THE STORY OF A BENEDICT; OR, ONCE A BACHELOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
THE STORY OF. A BENEI)ICT; OiR, ONCE A BACHELOR. I HmAv something to Write, but what is the use of trying. to write while those boys are kicking up such a row in the house ; and the girls are not a grea't deal better.- Christmas comes but- once a year, but when it comes it certainly does let loose such an a mount of domestic racket that one is ,glad it does not come oftener, My wife says, "Boys will be boys, and girls will be girls "-a profound tru ism, which, nevertheless, does not •quite reconcile one to broken win dows throuighout one's dwelling ge nerally, and surfeits in the nursery in particular. -lHowever, things might be worse, 'laying at Alladli,, and his Wonderful Lamp in the beer cel lar, for instance, the lads might have set. fire (though they did not) to the empty packing cases there. That would have been bad ;' but had they succeeded in theircngineeringattempt to blow up.the wall of the fowlhouse, by placing two ounces of powder in the empty. oyster barrel in which my ...
Local and District News. CRICKET. TERMINATION OF THE SEASON.—PRESENTATION OF A BELT TO THE TOPSCORER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
ZoqaP1 atn d 1istli qt. tus. S CRICOKET. TERM?ISATION OF TltII SEASON.--PRESIEN'TATIO OF A BELT TO TIlE TOPSCORIERl. TIuE orickefing season was nost appropl iatety closed on Monday last •by a match between married and single players selected from the three clubs of the district. The day was fine and warm for the time of year, and the grouud was' visited during the day by large, numbers of s ?ectators, amongst whom, we were glad to observe a fair sprink ling of ladies: The game commenced about noon, and was kept. up .without intermission until ils conclu sion about 5 p. r., when the single eleven were declaied the 3vinners:by, the result of, thefirst innings, as shewn by .thefobllowing sConE: MAItRIED (1st Innings). W Allleck b Booth 4 E. Iolllud b ooth . 2 J. Klnsela b A. Thompson 4 J. i1. Thompson I A. Thompson 0 William Davis ib Booth 1i J. 1. Styles J Byrne 3 J. Cook l A. Thomspson 1 Bobby v IIooth 8 H. Glennle not olut 4 Minrk Sntllwell c J. Blair 0 Alfred Monks b Boolh 0 Byyes ...
Selections from Sydney Punch. "WHA WADNA FECHT FOR CHARLIE!" NEW VERSION. Dedicated to the Highland Battallion "in nubibus." [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
"*VWHA WADNA FECELT FOIL CHARLIE!" NEW VERSION. Dedicated to the Highland Battatlion "' in nubibus." WnA wadna don the tartan ? Wha wadna draw the dirk ? The Royal Prince for sartain VWad think him but a Turk. Thiuk on Scotia's ancient heroes, Think on a' their fame in arms, Think on a' admiring lassies, Think on fifty-acre farms. Wha wadna fecht, &o. Rouse, rouse ye latent Wallaces, Ye Braces of the till Rouse, leave your peaceful policies And learn the trade to kill. Shall we tamely yield to Southronse None the cheese but Cheshire, Wilts? Rally for auld Scotland's honor Hicland laddies, show your kilts. Wha wadna, &c. ]Behold the kilts advancing The tartan plaidles wave While beauty's eyes are glancing, For beauty loves the braie. Now our Prince has blessed our banners, Heed not a' the world may say ,, Who's your tailor ?" "" Whreta your manners ?" Drown it in the bagpipe's bray. V Wha wadna &c. Then to the breezes and battle; Our lion-flag unfold Fear not ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
LATEST INTELLIGENC0. [PERa OREVLLe'S TELEGRAM COtLPSYA] SYDNEY. Wednesday IT is reported that the resignation of Mr Pickering, as member for the Northern Gold Fields, was forwarded to the Speaker yesterday evening, and that Mr William Hanson intends to- offer himself in the interests of the Opposition for: the vacant seat. Mr' James Hoskins, the former member for, the electorate, has been com municated with,by some of his old sup porters and requested to come forward, but he has as yet made no sign. Mr Ai'chibald Bell, of Corinda, and Dr Gordon, :of Murrurun8i, are declared candidates for the representation of the Upper Hunter. It is stated that their honors the judges have already conferred in private on Mr Macplherson's demurrer, and thatt thejy are equally divided in opinion- thereon. If this should hbe the result on the ques= tion being argued before the full court Mr Macphcrson will have to submit to his being tried for the assault on Mr Lee. The establishment of new journals a...
Correspondence TO GEORGE CAMPBELL, and N. S. POWEL L Esquires, Trustees of Christchurch Queanbeyan. (Per favour of the Queanbeyan Age.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 30 May 1868
To GEORGE CAMPBELL, and N.S. POWELL &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Esquires, Trustees of Christchurch &nbsp; &nbsp; Queanbeyan. (Per favour of the Queanbeyan Age.) GENTLEMEN,--As one of the pewholders &nbsp; &nbsp; in Christchurch, Queanbeyan, I consider it my duty to bring a matter under your notice which should demand your early attention. Doubtless you are both aware that you are two of the trustees of Christ- church, Queanbeyan, more than in name you cannot be considered as such, as I can bear witness that for sixteen years neither one or the other of you have ever attended one annual meeting of trustees much less other meetings demanding your presence. On the last two Easter Tues- days it became necessary to write to the Bishop requesting him to nominate Dr Hayley as warden for the trustees. This state of things should not be permitted another year, particularly as there is a meeting of the pewholders, &c., to be held in the...
NUMBER ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
NUMBER ONE. I'ts very hard, and so it is, To live in such a row, And witness this, that every miss But me has gota beau ; For Love goes calling up and down, But here he seems to shun; I'm sure he has been asked enough To call at number one. I'm.sick of all the double knocks That come at number four; At number three I often see .A lover at the door i And one in bhlie at number two Calls aily like a dun,; Its very hard they come so near, And not to number one. Miss Bell, I hoar, has got a dear Exactly to her mind, By. sitting at the window-pane - Without a bit of blind; But I go in the balcony, Which she has never done, Yet arts that thrive at.numbler five Don't take at number one. 'Tis hard "with plenty in the street, And plenty passing by : There's nice young men at number ten, But only rather shy; And Mrs Smith across the way, Has got a grown-up son, But, Ia ! lie hardly seems to know There is a number one. There's Mr Wick at number nine, But lie's intent on pelf, And, though he's ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of tie week. U Sun rises Sun sets Ang tontt. Age. SATURDAY ... ... ... June 6 7 4 4 52 15 SUNDAY ......... I . 7 7 4 4 52 16 MONDAY ......... 7 8 7 5 462 17 TUESDAY ....... I. 7 6 42I Is WEDNESDUAY ..... , 1 7 6 4 ?2- 10 TIISAY ......... , 11 7 1 4 52 20 lDAY... ... ... ... ..1 7 7 4 62 21 u'ans's Press. Last quarter on Saturday, the 13th, at 8h. 18m. p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
TMPOUNDED at Queanbeyan, on ,the. S29th of May, 1808, trom Duntroon, by John M'Pherson. Driving Od. Present release, 13s: Red and white cow, like DJ off rump, J off ribs If not released, will be sold at this pound on the 18th day of June. Also, from Duntroom, 1st June, by John M'Phersoli, Driving, 5d; present release, 8a6d each:- Chesnut mare, star, M (Wrlting capital) near aboul der, like O off. saddle. Dark grey filly, fore foot white, L` reversed or J sideways near shoulder. Bay mare, blaze, WY oflshoulder. If not. released will be sold at this pound on the 20th day of June. Q i H. LEVER, Polndkeeper. Quieanbeyan, Jth June, 1808. PH;OTOG RAPHIC. C. LEIBINGER L RETURNS his sincere thanks to theixihabitiiits of Quedanbyan ~iiid surrounding districts for:the very liberal support hc: hasmet witli: during his stay;, and now begs t announce that:he :will ,?. Close his Studio on the 14th Judie Ladies and Geritile?en who hav not hitheito availed theniselvesofthisd i opportunity: should l...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER OREVILLES TELEGRAM, COMPANY] SYDNEY.... 'Wednesday TuHE members otfthe Assem~nlyv who are suppoiters: of the Government discredit the rumour lately circulated in a portion of. tl:e press to the effect that an early dissolution of 'Parlia ment is contemplated. Private letters state that the acci dent at 'ownsville to the Hon Chis: Cuwper has been exaggerated. A sumptuous banquet was given to CommodQre Dangar yesterday even ing at 'i'attersall's Hotel, Pitt-street, by the members of the Royal Yacht Squadron. His Excellency the Go vernor. and suite were present.' Mr M.:Lowe quotes best pens. cat tle @£5 to £6. Sheep (601b wethers) @ 8/ to 9/. Messrs Barker and Co., the millers, quote silk-dressed flour :( £22;per ton. Bran, 1/2. Pollard, ..1/2 Maize, 2/9. Oats, 3/3. Barley, 3/, per bus hel. P'otatoes, £83 per ton. N ew insolvents: John Derrington, of Minmi, miner ; TLoin'as Dalling; of Singleton, innkeeper; W. Ed wards of Do uble.Bay, labourer ;'iand James Kir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
HOLLOWAY's OINTMENT AND PILLs.-The family medicine chest that is furnished with these power-. ful remedies needs nothing more. Indigestion, ge neral debility, liver complaint, eruptions, sores, wounds, ulcers, tunlours, &c., are infallibly cured by. tbheir use. They purify the.blood and give tone and? vigour to the whole system. The ointment, whet. well rubbed in the parts affected, enters the flesh, :. just assanlt enters meat, and if the Pills be taken.as. an auxiliary, the cure is speedy, thorough, and per manent. These mendicaments, are composed of rare balsams, without the admixture of a grain of mer cury or any injurious substance.; They are peculi arly mild and gentle in their action, and are as safe as they are efficacious.
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
U QIUE&ALEYAI POST OUIIE TIMETAEana * ARiUVALiOF MATES FROM )DEIPARTURE OF MAILS FOR, . POST TOWNs.. Sun. Mon. rues. Wed. Thra Fri. gat.' : PosT rownvwf. Sun Mon Toes Wed. h . Fr at. Sydney, via P.. P. ... x. Sydney, :via A.a . A A. Goulburn. ... 60 ' 6,0 60 Bonigendore. 40 40 4 0 Bungendore. J Goulburnh'L. Sydneoy, vial , Sydney, vial Giudaroo. 1 aberr a. .M PM PM Gininderra .;.. . Gininderra.. 1080 100b G Canberra ...:J Gidao .... Coona...... A A . AM. Micalago .P.t x . x P.. Bunyan ... 30. . *30 .. 30 Bpnyan ... 630. 60 6 30 Micalago .... Cooma. Lanyon .... 30 ..P... 630 ; Lanyon.. 500 A. 680 A . Braidnood .....5 .." b30 . 530 Braidwood.. ... 930 . 9380 Southern road, . r xP. Southern road, viaYa 1030 '. 10 via Yass;..; .
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
QUARTF'RLY; ACCOUN1TS. i We beg to reiind idSubcbcribers, Adver tisers, and otheers towiose Accounts arc now renderad, of the vitalimportance " tos of,:??.idelajedl settleiment of the same. .1lany of these accounts are of long standing;, and we respectfully' urg e a return of that consideration, Swei have ever. showin. (particularly, throung/ the recent depressed times) by an ea'rly response to our present, sol citations. TWe have no desire or. in tention to distress those who woil con S ?ince us Hof temporary inability to p iay, ; tliI we are persuaded there are many. whose accounts remain unpaid ,through simple negligence. To these in particular we address ourselves, and'sincerely hope the tenor; of our remarks will have the effect of render ing. any other means of payment un necessaly ,.
Selections from Sydney Punch. NOBODY KNOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
NOBODY'KN OW.S.. LJ an age of cheap books :aind cheap knowledge,. When.to read and to write is the tu'e, - When every town has its college, And every village its school When in speeches, books, tracts, advertising,. Information perpetually flows,. It really is very surprising flow many things nobody knows. What becomes of: the pins and the donkeys ?_ - What becomes of Il.P.'s in recess ? What's the difference 'tween a small flfmkey's Costume and Geoff. Eagar's Court-dress? What's the-reason that Kendall writes verses? What's the reason that Biron writes prose? WVbatsthe reason we've plumes on-our hearses ? The answer is-nobody knows. mrhnt's.the name-to know this I am burning. - Of the gent. who, each day, without fail, To Et gland at once is returning, And when he is going to sliil ? What's the general style of the Iadies Who send would-be husbands photos? And what is the, truth about Uoades ? The answer is-nobody knows. Why do judges invariably differ On all questions but one-how ...
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT ASPINWALL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE, AT ASPINWVALL. On the niglhtof the 26th March a fire was dis covered in the car-house of the Railroad Compa,ny at Aspinwall, which destroyed a large amount of property, including forty-seven freight cars o.. the Company, as well as their large wooden car-shed. Thirty-two of the cars were lad.n with the freight - brought from ihe Soutih P'acific hy the steamers Talca and Peru, and from. Central America by the. Salvador, all of which has been destroyed, except the coffee by the l'tter ship, whicli:had been ware-. housed. An immense quantity of cotton was among, the freight destroyed, The cause of the fire is yet: unknown. It was discovered about midnight by. the watchman, but had then made so much headway that little could be done to save the contents of .tlhe shed. especially as the engine could.r.ot get in. front to haul out the. cars. From what we can learn the fireiwas?'cobfiaed principally to the Cumpany's shed andY tiir lumber adjoining, belonging to the Ice Ho...
THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE. London, April 4, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
TUHE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE. London,.April 4, 1808. The annual spring race between the Oxford and Cambridge University crews took place today over the usual course on the Thames. The crews of both were in fine condition, and there was considerable anticipation that the Cambridge crew might again wrest the L.onors of a triumph from the Oxfords. The race was closely contested.- throughout, but by a strenuous effort on the last mile, the Oxfords gradually- forced ahead of their competitors and. .passed the goal three lengths ahead, anmidst the most uproamious cheers of the thousands whlt lined the banks and crowded irh decks of. the innumerable river craft in a:tendance. 'The royal steam yacht of the Prince of W'ales was present, containing the Prince and Princess, together with many other distin giished personages. 'The distance pulled was fiur niiles, which wna accomplib.ed by the vict-nious Oxfords in. twenty minutes.
MISCELLANEOUS. London, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
MISCELLANEOUS. London, April 7. Deeds of violence againlsv persons aud: pro perty are of daily occurrence in Cork. The Right HI-onorable Justice Fitzgelald, Lord Chief Justine of the Court of Queen's Bench in Irel rnd, is said to be on the ijoint of resigning his office. April 8. It is reported on good authority that Lord Cranhourne has been tendered the office of Governor- General of Canada, to succeed Lord Monck, and that Earl Mayo, now Secretary of State for Ireland, has been offered (ho Gover nor Generalship of India.
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
MELBOURNE. h Wednesday. The debate on ]lMr McCullocli's amendment ori the reply to his Ex cellency the Governor's speech; was kept up to a late hour yesterday. It was adjourned till to-day, on the mo tion of' Mr Jones, the, member for Ballarat West. The speakers yesterday were Mr McCulloch, :Mr, Fellows, Mr Hick ingbotham, and Mr Langton. The amendment is pretty certain to be, carried. Mr Bayles has given notice of a motion for the Darling grant to0be passed as a separate measure. Friday cvening. Mr McCulloch's amendment is carried