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Commercial Intelligence. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, June 6. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 13 June 1861
: 6Iomrnmmcjia1 »nteIi edqe. " GobiE? o Ad'lE Office, June 6. TBADA RXao?ir--Business for the last week has bee remarkably dull, owing ina great measure to the farmers and settlers "rsound being all busily engaged in ]litting in "seed for next season's wheat crop. A mixed lot of hores was offered by auction on Thursday last, but few buyers attended and many.of them were in consequence with dranin-for offer again on a future day. Some few were sold and realisced very' fair prices. Cattle stock is very dl ullof sale- ".onc Jot mixed and fit for slaughtering has ' iben--sold but not at remunerative prices. In produce . here ais little or no change, indeed there is little offering and at present the mills and stores are well stocked, and little inclination shown to buy.. t: 2he Prices quoted below have reference only to transar tionis obetween thleproducer and first purchaser" QUEANBE:'AN MARKETS.. - .Flour, per ton, fine £22; seconds, £20.' Bread, 8d. sd s'd Wheat; perbuaslel, ..7 to 0...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 13 June 1861
Thorley's Food for Cattle, As used in Her Majesty's Stables, His Royal Highness the Prince Consort's Farm, Windsor.; .throughout the Royal Military' Stables of Prussia, by order of his Excellency Lieu tenant - General Willissen, Head Master of the Horse. FOR HORSES it is indispen sible in promoting and sustaining all the animal functions in health and vigour. For MILCH COWS it is invaluable, increas ing the quantity and improving the quality of milk. For beasts nothing can compare with .'"for feeding quickly. For sheep and pigs the effect produced in one month will exceed all expectation. It is a compound of the purest vegetable ingredients. It promotes the healthy action of the digestive organs. It converts the com monest provender into good food. It fattens quicker than any known diet. It produces flesh firmer and better flavoured. It is free from injurious or mineral ingredients. Its continued use strengthens the constitution. It is adapted for all kinds of stock. ALFRED BURT, 12...
GUNDAROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 13 June 1861
GUNDAROO. &nbsp; (From our own Correspondant.) OUR LATE DISTRICT CONSTABLE.--The most remarkable circumstance that has occurred here for a long time back, is the removal of our District Constable. His residence here has been a short and merry one; and his removal from amongst us will not cause much regret. I wish (if you can afford space) to give you a short history of this official's career at Gundaroo. He arrived here about twelve or fourteen months ago, and was to do great things. According to his talk, not a few months, nor even a few weeks, were to pass over his head until he had exterminated, root and branch, the cattle-stealers and sly-grog-sel- lers.. But, alas! his presumption was too great ; for now that he has left us we are just in the same position as when he arrived; he has not brought an individual cattle-stealer or sly-grog-seller to justice. Perhaps such do not exist here (?) and that may be his excuse. However, to commence; when he arrived here his first pe...
Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 13 June 1861
:--0-- KTANDRA.-The eSbirt leaves to-daywith 722` ozs. 12 dwts. 18 grb, a much larger nn.7r ;Knt ::?rstiý^trd, t"";, roathier the .A.",t dlay r,! t ws b aving bean s o - unY.;vnUrable. Thel: sln.sj )tiUl layS on t.1)e. hills but ist'aL dia; _ .Ip.-ring rront ihe tov.wn- ip. Wiý ý`1thi l hv, cr &h t r mp ;n'Itft.v hiigbL. T'Tcw Cit rn 1-iui rI·' be epp:itraice All the olairns be-. a t= ii=.ted u° Cr-.1 share in14Nichols' sluic iý* :l;;,i. ·,·6 lr 1 last week fur isty o'iurd, -h l~ .was ~iibingln. wsOyar~ Lbirty i. ...es . e ha 111 ydraulic Party have -been I!:. -""L+i fd Rarn mftthltg·, h it r!'Fneiroir hnvinl been filled with snow. Brbdie and party are agaiin ready for washing, and commence on Monday. niext: - The party adjoining'are 'still - ;hard at work, and will be ready.for washiing -in about. a fortnight. 'A party has been ,pros pecting near the race-course during the week, and have found some good'prospects. Noth inginew stirring at either the Four or Nine Mile.-i1fon...
The Golden Age. THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 13 June 1861
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1861. TIE recent affray between the Chinese and Europeans at Native Dog Creek will have a strong tendency to convince the most sceptical of the danger of permiitting hordes of this semi-bar barous race, with their ferocious dis positions, disgusting habits, and im moral practices, to intermingle with the European population and over run the territory. Already have they defiled the land with their contamina ting touch. Instances are fresh in the memory of us all, of their bestiality, ferocity, and general depravity. We need, however, to summon but two proofs to make good our position : The first, an evidence of their ferocity, and that shall be the outrageous and purely savage demonstration at the Native Dog 'Creek, which fuinishes its with an ex ample of what they would do were they only strong enough in number; our second instance, in proof of their brutal depravity, is the recent disclosure of their mode of life at the Bark Huts, which may be taken as an example...
EUROPEAN SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
EUROPEAN SUMMARY. The Home News,.in its summary of Eu ropean affairs, has the following general sum mary :-The prospects of an European. war thickening upon us:; the darkest omens come from 'Denmark. We are by no means sure that we qu'te understand the actual state of the situations in their minute phases, so con fident and perplexing are the reports we get about it from Berlin, Paris, and Copenhagen. The first flash of a cannon is expected, andif resolved upon, will bring France to the side of the Danes, an extremity for which' Ger many is said not only to be fully prepared, but to be rather desirous of bringing about, partly to afford an opportunity to Prussia of taking. the field as the leading German power, and thus by lier presence strengthening the progress of German unity, and clilefly to di vert French ambition for the present from the banks of the Rhine. Austria cannot. afford to take a prominent part in the conflict, if indeed she should parti cipate in it at all, she has ...
Gems from Poets. THE STREAMLET. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
-0 TIHE STREAMLET. I saw a little streamlet flow Along a peaceful val ; A thread of silver, soft and slow, It wandered down the dale. Just to do good it seemed to move, Directed by the hand of Love. The valley smiled in living green, A tree, which near it gave From noontide bheat a friendly screen, Drank of its limpidwave. The swallow brushed it with-her wing, And followed its meandering. But not alone to plant and bird, That little stream was known, Its gentle murmur far was heard, A friend's familiar tone. It glided by. the cotter's door, It blessed the labours of the poor. And would that I could thus be found, While travelling life's brief way, A humble friend to all around, Where'er my footsteps stray, Like that pure stream with tranquil breast Like it, still blessing and still blest. STODAUT,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
Who 's for the New Diggings, Brooks' Creek, Gundaroo ? J. N. WOODMA.N'S LINE OF AME R ICA C OAC HE S Between QUEANBEYAN and' GOUL-' BURN, via Gininderrat Gundaroo; Brooks' Creek Diggings, and Collector. LEAVE Q ueanbeyan every SUN DAY and THURSDAY Morning at half-past Six o'clock, arrive at the Diggings at Twelve o'clock, and at Goilburn at half past Six in the evening of the same day. Leave Goulburn at half-past .Six o'clock every WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY Mornings, arrive at the Diggings at Twelve o'clock, :and at Qucanbeyan at half-past Six, o'clock in the evening of the same day. FARES: Through - - ---- £2. To or from the Diggings - - £1. FIRST ANNIVERSARY. - unOFrTHE WESLEYAN. "CCAiPEL, QUEANBEYAN. JiNcommem ipratiof of the First' Anniversary of this. Plde of WVorship, ON SUNDAY, .23rd of JUNE, TWO SER MONS Will be Preached by the REV. -' I. GAUD. of Yass. The Morning Service will commence at, Elevent o'clock, the "Evening Service: at Seven. On MONDAY, the 24th inst., there will b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
NOTICE. Our Agents who have not sent us Statements of Accounts iap to March 31st, are re quested to do so at once, before the Ac counts for the quarter ending 30th inst., arc rendered. Subscribers and Advertisers whose rendered Accounts remain unsettled, areparticu larly requested to pay the same wzthout further delay. It is imposiTfle that we can pay our way if they will not pal, their's.
Metropolitan News. THE NEW LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
-00 THE NEW LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. -0 (Fiuox TIE E1LRALD.) It was generally known yesterday that the appointments to the second Legislative Council had been finally settled at a meeting of the Executive Council. Twenty-seven gentlemen are to be nominated; of these the majority were members of the late Council, and there mainder, with one ortwo exceptions, .have sat. in the Assembly. It is underst'od that Mr. Wentworth will be the President of the new I-ouse, and that the whole of: the gentlemen who have consented.to accept seats will support the passing of the.Land Bill as it left the As senibly, and assent to the bpinion'that the time has arrived for the, Second Chlunber to be constructed on an elective basis. Pending the despatch of the official notices, no list can be anthoritatively publ4ished; but the following list may be rel.ed upon as a close approxi mation : m nMr. E. Deas Thomson, C.B. - Wentworth Sir WV. M. Manning, Q.C. Mri. F. L. S. Mcrcwether - J. II. Plunkett, Q.C. ---G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
The GOLDEN AGE, QUEANDEYAN, AND MONARO DISTRICTS ADVERTISER, TS PUBLISHED" every TUimsrDAY morning, 1. at the Omice, Monaro-strect, Queanuheyan; and for-. warded by that day's Mails to all Parts of the Colony. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: In advance, s.' 6d.; on Credit, B6s. Od. per Quarter. Per Annum, in advance, £1.? Single copies, 6d. The Quarters terminate on the 81st Decetmer, 31st Marc,, 80th Junte, and 801S September, at wohirk periods only ran Subscribers decline by giving ,otice, and pnainq the amount due to the end of kte current Quarter. rete Subscriberr can he received at any. lime, and charged from the kdate of thelr commencement. TERMS OF ADVERTISING: s. d. Two lines or less of space (Single Column)................................... 1 0 Four lines..:............................ 2 0 Six lines ;................................ ,... .2 6 Eight lines, or one inch ........... 3 0' Every additional inch;, is. 6d. each insertion No Advertisement toltl be bookedfor less than 38s On...
Commercial Intelligence. "GOLDEN AGE" Office, June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
ýDnrmtocz[Cm I ntt" l g cna, . ---0---- "GOLDEIm Aa?" OfflcoJune 20. TeAnm RErontT.-We are sorry to lie Inable to report any change for the.better in commercial transactions for the past week; everything still remains very dull, mid no busincss doing excepting in retail, and that very sparingly. There hais been nothing offering whatever by auction since our last; but we notice for next week a large sale of Pro perty and Stock, by Mr. J. J. Wright, which we doubt not will attract a large attendance of buyers. L ' The Prices quoted below hnae reference only to transac tions between the producer a?dfirsl purchascr. QUEANIIBEYAN MARKETS. Flour, per ton, fine £22; seconds, £20. Bread, Sd. s d a it Whet, per.bushel, .. 7 0 to 0 0 Bran, ditto ... ... ..1 ... 1 3 to 0 0 Maize, ditto .. . ... 5 0 to 6 0 llarley,;ditto' .. - ... ... 4 0 to 4 6 Oats, ditto 6 0 to 5 G ltt ,y, , per ton, ... ... 41. to 01. Butte, ,... 0 10 to 1 0 Ilacon, ... 0 6. to 0 0 Cheese, ... 3 o to 0 7 Iggs, ... 1 0 to 1 ...
IMPOUNDINGS. From the Government Gazette, June 13th. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
IMPOUNDINGS. I'rom the Coverrnmcnt Gazette, June 13th. At. COLLECTOR, on the 1st June, from thie estato of T. A. Murray, iEsq, LakoeGorg o; damages 2s. Gd. achl: l;ay marc, star, black points, ^ over SMi near shoulder, aged, fiftecn hands high; ront colt, white face, no brand lhgibhi, two years old, 12 hnnds high; dark bay marc, black points, apparently CU or 01t near shoulder, aged,'15 tllidi high;' roanu filly foal by her side, no brand legible, Iabol, 12 montlhs old; light bay colt, bald face, switch tail, likoNe lileways' near shoulder, th1rce years old, 12 hands high; bay mare, star, off fore and near hind foot white; aplairntly 2 over A3 or W off shoulder, aged, .15 hands high; bay filly foal by her side, no brand legible, six, months oll, fourteen hands high. - If not released within twenty-four days from Ldate of publicationi, will be sold. S. CaOWTHEn, I'ounulkcepor. At GUNNING, on the Gtll of June, front Ourlong estate; damnags and driving 5s. 3d. each :-Llght grey mare, I...
GININDERRA-CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
GININDERRA-CREEK. From a Correspondent. IT may be interesting to some of your rea ders to know that a building for the use of the English Church has been erected here; a slab building it is true, but a neat little structure nevertheless, measuring 16 feet by 80 feet; ex clusive of the porch, which is 8 feet square. It was opened on the 12th of last month by the Rev. Mr. Smith, who, in addition to his Canberra duties, officiates here in the after noon of every alternate Sabbath. From the numtber of settlers living in the neighbour hood we may reckon, I think, upon a numer ous congregation. A Sabbath-school, I am led to understand, is about to be established in connexion with the above place of worship. June 18th, 1801.
A VISIT TO TARBAN CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
A VISIT TO TARBAN CREEK. A FEW woeeks since, says the Australian H1ome Companion, we paid a visit to this interesting institution. The building,' which bears marks of age in its appearance, is delightfully situa ted a short distance from the township, stand ing on an elovation; it commands an extei sive view, and is undoubtedly most health fully placed. Entering the somewhat dismal gateway, which forms the front, we were in troduced to Mr. Statham, the Superintendent, who, with the utmost courtesy, at once con ducted us to the interior. Passing through a second gateway we entered a spacious 'court yard, surrounded on all sides by high walls. The sun was shining pleasantly upon it, and upon its cccupants, who consisted of from eighty to one hundred men, all attired in the costume of the Asylum. In a moment we were surrounded-hands grasped our own in the warmest friendship, and we were greeted as old acquaintance by several of the inmates, who insisted upon it that we had met them of ...
The Golden Age. THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
zuTI1JRiSDAY, JUNE 20, 1861. iTn' intelligence to hand by the 'NonruAn's mail, although perhaps not revealing a state of .things in European afnliirs quite equal to the expectations of the anxious inhabitants of these Colonies, possesses notwithstandinig a considerable degree of interest,- and in dicates a coming struggle in which almost, if not quite, all the powers of Europe will be involved. Might against right, as is often the case, seems: to be the cause of much of the present dis quietude. The grasping spirit of Russia is unabated, and in her endeavours to pre serve possession of the unjustly acquired territory of the oppressed Poles, she has not hesitated to perpetrate the massacres and atrocities' which are usually the price paid. by, the: defenceless::prey to territorial: aggrandisement. . The ' dis agreement of Denmark and Prussia will inevitably lead to wvar, whose' shlill cla rion..will' sumnion" ?to.airms for the settle ment of the dispute between those powers, the inco...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
Socatl I nteUlgnt q. -'-0 POLICE.--The name of one drunkard only figures on the police-sheet for the week end ing yesterday. That poor unforftunate was an old man named Alexander .McDowell, who was convicted before WV. F. Hayley, Esq. J.P., and in consideration of. having been locked up for twenty-four hours was discharged with a caution. RoMAN-CATnOLIo.-The Rev..Mr D'Arcy, the Roman-catholic clergyman appointed to this mission as the successor of, the Rev. M. Kavanagh, has arrive l, in Qu'eanbeyan, and commenced his ministrations on Sunday last by celebrating mass in St. Gregory's church. "rEsLEYAN.-According to announcement. elsewhere in these columns we perceive that the first anniversary of the Queanbeyan Wesleyan Chapel is to be celebrated on Sun day next by Divine service conducted by the Rev. H. H. Gaud,. of Yass, and on the day following by a public tea-meetiig, free of charge, at the close of which addresses will be deliveredl by several ministers and other gentlemen. ODDnF...
Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser — 20 June 1861
--o-- Tas G reps LAND GOLD FI.DS.-T-he Gipps Land Guardian of the 24th ultimo says :-Last week we shipped 1,500 ozs. gold dust from Melbourne, and anothsr large par cel will be forwarded in a week or two. Be sides this, there are weekly shipments which now: make' the quantity of gold - passed through the Custom ' house at Port Albert nearly 4,000 ozs. more this year than. during the same period in 1860. Nor will our in crease stop here, a few months will show it to multiplied and added to, until, our returns. must demand some place in the diggin'gs press. At: present our gold field is entirely. ignored by them, they neither acknowledge the receipt of gold from Gipps Land, nor will they quote a price for our products. Jealousy of this " foreign country," as a Ballarat con temporary designated us, is the most allowa ble course that we can give for the neglect. Nevertheless, despite the green-eyed monster we are now possessed of more payable dig gings for miners than any other p or' on...