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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
ODD FELLOWS' HALL QUEANBEYAN. rlat, iti: muand iteiau'si TINM AlTERYMblEU in aid of the Queanbeyan Public Recreation Ground Fencing and Improvement Fund, will be given in the above I-lall on TIHURISI)AY, the 18th of June 1868. Programme will appeariu, a future issue. J. J. WOODWARD, lion. Sec. In the Estate of the late William Blewitt, of Queanbsyan. A LL p,ersons having clainms against the . above Estate are requested to present the same without delay: and all persons indebted to the said E.-ilate are requested to pay their respective debts fort-hwit to J. J. Wlttouts, Executor; or the under signed. THOMAS PARR, Solicitor for the said Executor. NOTICE. N'TOTICE is hereby given that the private ROAD) which Dr Hlayley, the late tenant at the Oaks, was permitted to use throvgh the lands at tached to the O-nks and Duntronn will-in iflture bt CLOSED, and that all who attempt henceforth to use it will be treate4 as trespassers. OH. CAMPBELL. GEORGE CAMPBELL. 28th May, 1868. Union Steam M...
TAKING THE BOUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
TAKING TI-IHE BOUN 'Y. (From the Colonial AlMonthly.) SEVERAL years ago when, in England, Mel bourne was properly supposed to be -a city inhabited by wild-looking. men dressed in blue shirts, moleskin trousers, and tight boots, wearing pistols in their belts and car rying a large nugget in each pocket, I deter mined to try my fortunes in a place sur rounded with such romantic halo. Although I did not entertain such extravagant expec.. tations as some cmigrants indulge in respec ting the pecuniary benefits that would result. from myenterprise, I nevertheless confidently anticipated that, after a few ycars:of exile,.I should be able to return to my native land with such a sum of money as would enable me to pass the rest of my days in comfort able independence, and was therefore some what disappointed when cxperienceh taught me that, although'Australia offers infinitely greater facilities for the profitable eniploy nient of labour and capital than the old country, yet nevertheless ever...
The Age. SATURDAY, JUNE 6th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
SA TURDAY, JU'VE 6th, 18G8." '1'IIE last criminal calendar at Darling hurst contained several cases for trial for alleged perjury, and in two cased a conviction followed ; the third case, against an attorney of the Supreme Court, failed for want of evidence. The crime of perjury seems to be thought little of by persons of elastic conscience ;j:yet the prevalence of this offence against laws both human ind divine reflects much upon the moral condition of those con~victed of it. It has very often been our lbt to at tend- trials both civil and criminal, and the casual observer cannot fail to see that in many cases the most pal pable perjury is often committed by one side or other-a fact, tc o, that does not always escape the observa tion and comment of the presiding Judge. The reader of the public prints often sees this, and all join in the feeling and admission that it is lamentabble in the extreme to find so many charges of perjury preferred. By the honest mind a perjurer is re garde...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
Every-one his own Physieian.! IIOLLOWAY'S PILLS. OIRn~ a period of thirty years, in every counlry and clinme (not even cxcepting Qhllna and Tarlary), these Pills have establlis:hed for them solves a lasting renowll , uclh as no Inericine ever enjoyed before: and nowhere, perhaps, have they been more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers,.aud Emigrants in the Aunthralian Colonies. ll'eakeess and Debility. - Htlv many persons suffer from delbility without knowing the causes why they are fTeclle! In most cases the stomach is the nggressor. -lullohway's Pills have long been fained for regulating a disordered stomach, and restoring its healthy. digestive tone: they are theref:o confldently reconmlenten l ai a, never-thiling remely ill all cases where the ronsltitu tion, front any cause, - has become imlpairid or weakened. Diseases of the Z/ead and hIeart. These formidable diseases are, unfortunatlely, of frequent occurrence; for the most p:art they creep on gradually,but mny he prevented...
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 — 6 June 1868
THE MARKETS. I [Unless othertise expressed, the srices quoted in this article are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser,;.n(t as between one dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rates quoted are gathered fromn the best sources available £e',, rally from the local papers; but it nmut be understood that this journal is not answerable for t eir correctness.j .Aan " Office, Friday evening. The following may be taken as the current prices of the present vyeec: Flour, per ton... fine £18 0 0 seconds £17 0 0 W\heat, per bushel . . 0 6 6 to 0 '- 9 Bran, per bushel....... 0 1 0 ,,. 0 .0 0 Oats .................... 0 2 6. ,, 0 8. 0 Barley ...:.......... 0 2 6 ,,, 0 0 0 Maize ........... .... 8 0 ,, O 8 8 flay, per ton 21....... . 2 10.0 ,, 8 0 0 Potatoes,perewt, new 0 3 0 ,, .0 8 6 Butter, per lb ....... 0 8 ,, 0 1 0 Bacon, perlb.......... 0 0 6 ,, 0 .'0 0 Cheese, per lb. (none) 0 0 0 ,, 0 0. 0 Eggs, per dozen ..... 0 1 0 , 0 0 0 BERRIMA. Flour, £2...
UNITED STATES. THE PRESIDENT'S IMPEACHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
UNITED STATES. THE'CPRESIDEN1 "S IMPEACHiMENT. The Coirt of Impeachment met on the 1st April, and began to take evidence relative to the charges against President Johnson. New. York advices of the Dth state :-It is generally, conceded that tile evidence as presented by the prosecution leave not a shadow of do hlt as to the conviction of the President. Legal' gentlemen regard it as the most perfect case ever sent to a jury, and the managers feel confident that the defence will not be able to answer their arguments or to impugn: the tes timony. The President's counsel have. been so. badly beaten that it is not improbable that they may retire from the case. A rumour to that effect was mn circulatidn in well informed circles, and it is said the President has been advised to resign. - In reference to the impeachment .a corres pondent writes fro n New York on April 9th, -the latest date :-'The Board, of Managers of Impeachment will hold a meeting this morn ing, when it is designed to cons...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
iogqlt atntd gistiqt Vtts. THERE has for the past two or three weeks beena perfect dearth of police or sum mons cases at the Queanbeyan police court.: TLHE RECREATION GROUND.--Messrs J. ., Wright, A Morton, A. Levy, and TW. Davis, Js.P., with Mr J. B. Thompson, have been appointed trustees of the land set apart for public recreation at Quean beyan.. MONEY ORDERS.-The plost-offce money order system has been extended to Bun gendore-its operations dating from the first instaint. a IMPoRTAN'J TOFREE SELECTORS.-In an t otherpartof this paper ourreaders will find the advertisement, as it has appeared for several weeks past, of Mr W. Hanson, 11 lately one of the editors and part pro Y prietor of the Empire Newspaper. On a o a former occasion we made a passing allu :i~iohn'to'the advantages-especially to per sons directly interested in the land laws of thie agenc establjshed by Mr Hanson. We desire now more fully to refer to the t ubject, believing, as we do, that by so do ing we shall be s...
PARTICULARS OF THE NEWS. London, April 4—3 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
PARTICUrLARS 01' THE NEWS. .t (Abridged from Greville and Co's Extraordinary) 0 London, April 4-3 a.m. At 2"15 this morning the debate in the e House of Commons ended, and a division took place on Lord Stanley's amendment to post pone the consideration of Mr Gladstone's re solves until the next Parliament. Six hultdred Smembers voted, and the Government were defeated by 60 majority. The announcement was erected by wild cheers of the liberals. S'The defeat of the Midistrv in the House of Commons last evening forms the chief topic e of conversation. Nearly ill the journals hbve editorial articles on the subject this morning. The London Times says :-The Commons f have resolved t.hat this cancer of the' empirel (the Irislr Church) shall be removed. The rc-jection of Lord Stanley's amendment to postpone consideration until the next Parlia Imornt, and t meadoption of M.r Gladstone's re solution to go into-Codmittee are merely the flrs.t steps of the operation. The national will is soon to...
ARRIVAL of THE PANAMA MAIL. (Per Greville's Telegram Company.) SYDNEY. Tuesday morning. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
ARRIVAL of THE PANAItMA MAIL. (Per Greville's Telegram Company.) SYDNEY. Tuesday morning. THE Panama mail steamer Ruahine has arrived with English news to the 8th of April and news froni Now York to the 9th of April. Mr Disraeli is. defeated on i the Irish Church question, by a majority of .sixty, in a house of'six hundred. A Cabinet meeting has been held, and the Ministry have resolved to resign after the recess, if 'the : Opposition retains a majority. Fenianism is still apparent in Ireland. An unsuccessful attempt has been made to set fire to Butterant Church. Further disagreements have arisen be tween Prussia and Denmark respecting Schleswig Holstein. SThe French troops have been ordered to evaauate Rome. - Yellow fever is spreading at:; Lima and Callao. Numerous deaths have occurred. The trial of President Johnson is com menced. His conviction is considered probable. Mr Hall, United States Consul at Syd ney, is accused of issuing fraudulent cer -tificates guaranteeing employmen...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 6 June 1868
BANK RonnBBaY AT ,SOFiiA.-AIEnsT OF r E MANAdi:a.-E-A't noon,.on Monday: last, Mr Superintendent Lydiard, obf the Western' Police;? received a -telegram firom AMr Johnson; manager of the Bank of New South Wales at Sofala, with the information that the bank, that morning, had beenl rbbed of £1692.. SergeantCasey, of the Sofala police (who had come to Bathurst to atterind the quarter-sessions), and sergcant 'Garvey, of the Bathurst'police, were at: once: des patched to Sofala to endeavour:to trace the robber. 'From =what we can learn, it appears that the bank was closed at the usual hour on Saturday, and that Monday was a bank holiday. Between seven-and eight o'clock that morning Mr Johnson went into the' bank for some purpose thiit does not trans. pire, and shortly after. he went out of: the office, down the street, and remained away about half an hour. During his absence he left the outer door open; the door lead ing into his loom being also incautiously left open; the outer door of...
Selections from Sydney Punch. SAMARITAN SOUP. TO CAPTAIN SCOTT, P.M., AND THE OTHER GOOD SAMARITANS OF SYDNEY. With Mr Punch's compliments and best wishes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
SAMARITAN SOUP.: : To CAPTAIN Scorr, P.M., AND TuENOTIER 0aoon : SAMARITANS or SYDNEy.- . . With IMr Punch's compliments and best wa...es Soup! soup ! a basin-of soup ! What manifold memories round it trooo Thlick, with wonderful things enriched-. TPiitn, .au naturel, water bewithed.: Soup of celery, oyster soup, White and yellow and green and fawney, ?. .Turtle and fea and mulligatawny, Calf's head, calf's tall-not one o .the group : Half so good as Samaritan soup. Soup! soup! a basin of soup! When famishing faces and forms that droop, With hunger andecold, The young and the old, . With limbs that totter and backs that stoop, 'Neath the-pitiless blow Of want and woe: Mothers, whose children are choked with.croup,; . Who have pawned their very last rag and ju?qe; And young in years, But old in tears- Villainy's victim, or F'ortune's dupe.'...: ;.: ..: When from garret and gutter the poor things troop What soup, what.soup-. A la Rolne, or Alboni, Chiffonade, Maccaronl, Julienne, Verm...
THE ABYSSINIAN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
THE ABYSSINIAN WVAR. The Ahbyssinian war is over. A decisive battle was fought during a violent storm of rain and thunder ou Easter Monday, at a place ca'ied Duna, in Anage valley : the next day the English occupiid strong posi tions before Magdala. Theodorus sent Lieutenant Prideaux and his flag with two of the Europeans captives, offering to re lease all the rest. Sir Robert Napie;', in reply, demanded an unconditional surrender of all the prisoners, promising on that con dition to protect Theodorus and his family; this the Abyssinian monarch refused to' submit to that night, and endeavoured to escape, but agents were offered a very large reward for capturing him alive or dead, and Theodorus then returned to Magidala. Next day half his armny of 5000 men rurrendered. The captives, one and all, were release'l, the German missionhries bringing with them their Abyssinian wives and children. At daylight on the following day, Magdala was stormed,'and the troops Cntered with little diffi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
(From Sydney Punch.) A I3EERYT QUERY.-If a friend asks you to 1, take a glass of ale," and you do so, what do you also do wohen you do so? 'Av'ail yourself-ofl:his courtesy. WuVn ought the Yankees to make good members o Parliament? Because they are all born Staetc-men,
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
W EELY CALENDWA. DlThq of to ewecc. Mlulith. i rige. Sun oo. Ag. SATUn 1 Y ... . 'one 13 7 7 4 53 - L*Y1)AT . .4 4 5 :1 AMONPSXY .. . *. 15 7 83 4 53 34 TUIJSIAY . ,.. 7 33 4 5' 3 E1)NESnIY .. ,.' 17 7 84 5 VtVTI1SA Y 1... 7 5 4 63 27 IID Y.. .. . .. . 5 7 4 53 28 List quu , 00I St e t et.. MatL qunRTfer on Salnrdey~, th~e 13th~, at Sh1. I8!m. p.m.
Local and District News. DUNTROON QUARTZ CRUSHING MACHINE. "CHRISTENING" THE STEAM ENGINE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
DUNTROON QUARTZ CBUSIIING MACHINE. " OHRISTENING"" THIE STEAM ENGINE. About four o'clock onlTunesday the splendid new engine and quartz crushing machine' at Duntroon were so fir braught to a state of' completion as to permit of the getting up of' steam, in conjunction with which- the cere maony of " christet.ing" tlieengine was per formed by Mi's Sophy Campbell, who no soon er broke the bottle and wished "success to the Argyle Quartz Crusher," than, the beautiful piece of machinery started into motion as if by magic, amidst:-the enthusiastio cheers of over 150 spectators. The machin, is pronounced by competent judges to be a splendid affair, with 15 stamp ers each- weighing 6 cwt., and with engine power niid fittingsstitficient to car,'y 10 more. The skill and knowledge of his work d.is-. played by Mr David West, the engineer, to whom was entrusted the erection of the ma chinery, does hlir great credit. After the engine had been some little time at Work, refieshments were handed rou...
[PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Monday, 9.47 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
[PER OREVJLLE'S TELEGRAM,:00MIPANYY SYDNEEY:i ' AMonday, 79'47 a.m. BY the arrival of the P. and 0. Company's mail steamer at Adelaide, we have news from Englnnd to sixth of May. The intellig',nce of the atte.mpted. as. sasination of .the Duke of Edinburgh had caused immeise sensation and indignation throughontthe Kingdom, The I-louse of Lords presented an ad dress of sympathy to. the Queen. Great satisfaction was felt at the indig nation and loyalty of the Australian co lonies on this occasion. The Prince and Princess of Wales had returned from` Ireland wheregthey were enthusiastically received. The Queen's health is good. Her:Majesty has refused receiviugDis raeli's resignation, and authorises the dissolutioni of Parliament in November. A great.meeting had taken place at -St J.Tmes's Hall ?under the presidency of th. Archbishop of Canterbury to protest against the abolition of the Irish State Church. The Government had been twice defeated by large-majorities, on going into commit ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (Per Greville's Telegram Company.) SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
LATEST' INTELLIGENCE F (Per Greville's Telegram Conmpany.) SYDNEY. • 'Wednesday. The Rev Father Dwyer admits in the cor respondence connected with his dismissal from the chaplaincy of Darlinghurst jail that, he he, himself took away the often quoted copy of O' F'arrell's letter, but questions whether in doingl.o he committed a breach of'. the jail regulations. M1r MFanson and 11,"r Hloskins are declared candidates for the representation of' the delec tordte (f " the, Northe'rn Gold/iels.. It is reported that Mr Neale is about to resign his seat for East. Sydney in conse quence of his intending to visit England be fore next session. The British Associatlion now numbers about eight hundred members. Applications are invited, by the Govern ment for the appointment of ' Lands Title Commissiozcmr in the room of the. late Mr. Dick. The salary is £700 per.annum. A case of silks was found quite accidentally at Clarke's Island by some boys on Saturday. Messrs Chishohn anld. o., of George-stre...
ARRIVAL OF THE SUEZ MAIL News to the Sixth of May. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
ARRITVAL OF TIlE SUEZ 2.MAIL News to the:Sixth of Nay. :Reception of the Newsof the' at tempted Assassination, of the Duke of Edinburgh. British Indignation and Sympathy with the Queen. Enthusiastic Reception of the Prince and Princess of Wales in Ireland Parliament' tn be dissolved in No vember. - The Disraeli Government ;twice de feated. Release of the Abysinian:.Captives. King Theodorus Killed. Return of the'Abyssinian Army.
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 13 June 1868
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. - Mr McCulloch's resolutions censuring the Sladen Govermnent for holding office uncon stitulionally and requesting his Excelleney the Governor to dismiss the ministers were car-' ried in the Legislative Assembly by 45 to 14. The House immediately afterwards adjourned until Thursday, when it is supposed his Ex cellency will come down and state what course" he intends to pursue. The Council was counted out yesterday evening while debating 3Mr O'Shannassy's re solutions in favour of amenidments in the Con stitution. His Excellency the Governor is to give a grand ball at Toorak to-night. About two thousand invitations have' been accepted.