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QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. SWe beg to remind Subscribers, Adver tisers, and others wi1ose Accounts are note rendered, of the vital importance to us of undelayed settlement of the same. Many of these accounts are of long standing ; and we respectfully urge a return of that consideration we have 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 tince us of temporary inability to pay; but 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 necessary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
Department of Public Works, Sydney 26th June, 1868. Queanbeyan to Cooma. TENDERS will be received at this Office until noon of Tuesday, the 21st day of July next, from persons willing to contract for the undermentioned Contracts on the ab )ve road: 1-68. Two and Nine Mile Trees. 2-68. Cunningham's fence and Micalago. Plan, specification, and form of Tender may be seen at the Office of the Commissionar for Roads, Sydney, and Police Offices, Queanbey an and Cooma. Tenders to be addressed to the Under Sec retary for Public Works, Sydney, and to be marked outside, "Tender for Road, Quenbey an to Cooma." JAMES BYRNES. Parish Road. ROM Queanbeyan to Tharwa running through the lands supposed to be the property of G. Campbell, C. Campbell, P. C. Palmer, M: Byrne, G. Cunningham, M Pike, A. Cunningham. and through Crown land: Plan and Book of Refe rence, showing the intended line of the road above named, are now deposited at the Offen of the Sur veyor General, in Sydney, and at the Police Gll...
UNE CAUSE CELEBRE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
UNE CAUSE CELEBRE. (From Sydney Punch.) The day was wet; the .lawyers met, Judge Francis took the chair, On either side the legal prido of New SouthlWales sat there; While, undismayed, the gallant Slade by counse Butler sat, - Who of repasts his client's score had planted in his hat. It was a gruesomesight to-view-the parcbment men in row, 'All ready when the Judge arrived right off at store to go; Each, looking big, with curling wig, appeared whene'er he spoke, To be brimful of Littleton-the very fire was Coke. With wig awry the Judge did cry, " Now case the first begins;" And up arose, and cried "here goes," bold Butler on his pins: ** ou t'!" solamd u, l" atead-Lo me, I stoon my ease will prove, And let you know a precious go, that will your pity move. "Two hundred pounds. we claim, on grounds both just and fair, you'll say, For meals a score-five yearsor more-fixed at three bob per day. My client here excludes the beer, though after much demur, Since as no license he possessed, ...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
VicE-REGAL VIsIT To TIIF SOUTUEiRN DIS TIIICTS AND 'VIOTutrA.--His Excellency- the Governor, accomnpanied by the Countess of Belmore, Miss 'Gladstone; 'Mr Martin, and Captain l3eresf'rd; aide-de-caimp to his Exce: lency. will lenve Sydney at 8 a.m. on Monday. the Gth inst.; and proceed by rail to Marialan, and thence by coach to Goulburn, where the party intend remaining till Wednesday morn '' ite, the 8thi: They will. then, on the 8th, of proceed to Yass; from thenice, oti the 9th, to er Gundugait to Kyamia on the 10th ; and to. er Albhry on Saturday. the 11Ith. They will re maoin in Albury during Sunday tnd .Monday, and on Tuesday,'the-14th; proceed to Wagga vt \w7ageii reaching Kyatmba that night; t and Wagaa Wagga oa. the following; afternoon. ot The party intend remaininig in WaggaWaggai that night and., the tfolowitg,.day; and. on Friday, the'17th, they propose to goes far as 1Brookong or Urana, and to Jeiilddtie or Ca '. naigoon thefollowing day (Saturday. the 18th) HIeje thb...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
POICEa CoRT.. Last .Tuesday, Jarnes Doyle, a shepherd in the employ of Mf John Cartwright, of WVoodbury,' was convicted of disobedience of his master's orders; andin.dq fault of paying a tfie of one pound withione pound four shillings and sixpence custs, a4s imprisoned for a week.-Edward Flynn is in custody under, remand til this morning, for alsconding fromn the hired :service of Messrs. Mandelson and Joseph, of Nias v illey. RETURNING OFFICER Fn QUEANBELAN. Andrew Morton, Esq., J.P., has been appoih ted returning officer for tie electoral district of Queaubeyain, vice WV; F. Hayley, Esq, J.P. resigned. EXAniNATION or Scnoor.s.-Tihe inspector of schools, Mr McIntyre,'whose official visit to' the schools of this district we chronicled in our last, concluded his examination of the public sbhool hereon Monday last. The e* irnination was admirably adapted to the at tainments of the various classes, and success fully tested the proficiency of theapupils. As on the previous days, the pub...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
'PR;OSP"EDOTTT OF THEX PIONEER EXPEDITION TO_ NEW GUINEA SO R Tradingo aind lExploring' iPurposes. KiEADE dI r A KeitiECollins. KIiAMAt .CoMMITT1 E RoIbert Marks,.:.' '.. Roberto IIarvison, John King, Williar Wilson, uaike sKiug, 'Arthur Harvisori, Hu1gh, Mitch',l . Robert 'Kendall. Wjitl powerto add to their Duimber. ISECIIETAILY A) TV ASUREU R S Mr John'King. "' TEMPriARY OFFIcE :' King's Centrda Storea' UBILIC' attentition 'has foit sonic tite * :,been directed to the Island Continent of New Guinea, in a series of lectures deli ered .by, Mr A.. KEiTnComiANs, as a valiable but hitherto uncalti voted field for commercial enterprise and cnonisation unknown from' the'fact, that t .fewinterested:parties, reaping immense profit, have found it their policy to keep theiwealth,'oi that island, buried in. obscurity. 2. Among the natural products; of" New Guinea and its 'surrounding waters, areoknown to-abound gold, copper, diamonds, camphor.wood,:ebony, sun dal-wuood, tortoise-shell, pearl...
THE WAR IN ABYSSINIA [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
i' JTHE. \XAR IN ABYSSINIA W WE (Empire) extract fror the Titmes of India lhe full uwing l Iddition:'W ih cidents of thelato Al) ysiniani War.: THE LAIST riOUTRS OF TLHEODOPPE s T h I :1 rus haid at last surrendered all the Europ ;in i;tf tives iii I isliin'ds Strusting, perhaps to the piromises 'of Mr ReIssani to .eCiect a-reeonciliti on 1 ftivdeei lam an i the Lnglih, inni lto 3 procure the withdirawal of the further demand from wvyhichl his inmost soul ' revolted-that he should submit him f self to the Queen of Englund.- Of S course it' may never be known what a pasbsel %tween the King adrid the captives on the night of the 11.th in stant, when. completely cowed by the u defeat he had su'stined, his Majesty triembledilf fir all, thait he valued itI this world ri the next. Thatb he consi Iei'ed MrRlmussum to beoa man of unbouinled inltiunc-, the finest gentleman in Eng land in fillt, theire is n) room to doubt; conge'qudiitly it is note unn:atural that helio ulad i have leaiied wi...
Correspondence THE ROADS.—GOULBURN V. BRAIDWOOD. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
THE ROADS.-GOULBURN ,V. BRAIDWOOD. TO THE EDITORt. - - Sxa,-The question which shall be the t main road connecting the southern dis-' - tricts with the railway seems lust now to t he the all-absorbing topic with the people of: Goulburn and Braidwood. Quean beynn has been invited to pin its opinions to the sleeveof the City of the South in opposition to Braidwood. Several gentle men residing here have been written to requesting their co-operationi with the Cityites, but from all I can learn they are not clear on the point and' consequently halt between two opinions. 'In doing, so I think they 'act wisely. Why ? For these reasons': In the first phlce the Quean beyan district can always find a ready money market for its produce in ]Braid wood,'as it has done for years. "In reply to this it may be urged that when the railway reaches Goulburn Sydney willhbe. our. market'. To this -ar gument I take exception: Braidwood, with its large mining population, cannot grow anything like sufficien...
Colonial Extracts. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
( otoni~i.¢ rit. - Sudoeiir a tuILWt-` AOindeWI- rt Bui woon. -An accident occurred on Wtednes day at the Bnrwokood railway station, result ing io jeafful' inji*ie-i i> a 'ire Tnan iiamed Jane` Hlunter. It appeal's ibh-t she and her husband desired to conic to Sydney by the down. train fromn Parramatta, andt with this vieiw ci'(isd the tails at tie' Burnood ;sta tion. inTheupj tailin froi tnwn iias at this time approaching, but was still at sufficient distance to permit of their crossing in safety. Hlowever,'theliunfortunate womnin, who wais intoxicated, Ill aciross thhe rails in a trans vierse position, and before sho could be res cued, the train passed over licr, wounding her so severely that she cannot' live. H-lee injuries are as follows:: compound-firac ture of the skull, the hii-ni s'inaslid to a pulp, the left hand *uid iiglht lig, up to the knee, croshed to piece% i and .other wounds ao a minor character. The-poor creature was conveyed as soon as possible to' the infirina...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
Every one his own Physician! HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. FOR a period of thirty years, in every uunnry 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. Weakness 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 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's ...
THE HORRIBLE TRAGEDY AT MAITLAND BAR. FURTHER PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
THE HORRIBLE TRAGEDY AT &nbsp; MAITLAND BAR. &nbsp; r FURTHER PARTICULAR The correspondent of- the Preston Post &nbsp; &nbsp; furnishes to that journal some further par &nbsp; ticulars witih respect to the state of facts connected with this outrage, and the pro- &nbsp; ceedings at the Police Office, Windeyer, &nbsp; which resulted in the committal of the pri soner. The following are the leading fea &nbsp; tures of the case against the prisoner, Ah &nbsp; Mow, who is believed to be a very influential man among his countrymen It appears from the evidence of the sur &nbsp; vivors (detached portions of: which have &nbsp; appeared at intervals in this journal) of the &nbsp; &nbsp; family that Ralph Lee, a storekeeper and &nbsp; butcher, of Maitland Bar,, on the Meroo, whilst at tea with his children, on the even ing of Tuesday, 9th June, heard a China &nbsp; man call to...
SANDWICH ISLANDS. DREADFUL EARTHQUAKE AND TIDAL WAVE—GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15, via San Francisco, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 4 July 1868
SANDWICH ISLANDS. DREADFUL EARTHQUAKE AND TIDAL WAVE GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15, via San Francisco, May 8. The barque Comet, from the Sandwich Islands, brings accounts of a terrible volcanic eruption by Mauna Loa, which began its demonstrations on March 27, On the 28th 190 earthquake shocks were felt, and during the two weeks following to April 13, 2000 earthquake shocks occurred. At Waischina the earth opened in many places, and a tidal wave sixty feet high rose over the tops of the cocoa trees a quarter of a mile inland, sweeping human beings, houses, and every thing moveable before it. A terrible shock prostrated churches and houses, and killed many persons. In all 100 lives were lost beside 1000 horses and cattle. The craters vomited fire, rock, and lava, and a river of red hot lava, 5 or 6 miles long, flowed to the sea at the rate of 10 miles per hour des- troying everything before it, and forming an island in the sea. A new crater, two miles wide, opened, a...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. (Per Greville's Telegram Company.) SYDNEY. Monday 11.40 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
NEWS BY THE MAIL.' (Per Grevillc's TelegramCompany..) SYDNEY... : . Monday. 1140 !a.m. TTan?Bombay. (s.s.) has- arrived; bringing English news to June 9th.: The arrival of'- the Great Britain with later news about the attempted assassinia tion of, the. Prince was followed by indescri bable excitement.: Addresses of sympathy to the Queen from all parts of the kingdom. The arrival of the Prince is anxiously ex pected: Magnificent reception intended... The Queen and'family are well. Anti-Catholic riots continued. Barrett,: the Fenian, is executed. Mr Disraeli has again been defeated' on the Irish Church question. The Government ask for supplies :-then; a dissolution. The Bishop of Hereford is dead. .... . Prussia guarantees peace with Austria. Dreadful atrocities have been committed by Arabians on:Europeans;- - President Johnson is acquitted. The' Senate will oppose any other impeachment. Wool advanced one penny. . ; Colonial slcuritics in, great demand. . 1 The foregoing was issued as...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
WE2HLY CALFiWDAB. ~i*~·oDay oI'. q00~;f rses ~ setS 1ys or the wtek. SMontnfh qu ie unst jAge. sATUI1T)AY .. 3u i« . 7 S -iu It 2 7 52N1)AY .... . . r s A5 2 n 21 MflN1)./Y. ... 1377 53 23 TUEPATY . . 7 7 6 3 23 tt'T)NI A .. . 15 7 7 6 4 26 I'll Ul -SUJ' .. . 7 6 5S 21. YRIDII.. . , 17 7 6 5 6 261 _ - 1(r P11 R. . Loot quarter on loon~luy, the 13.h, at 11h. 45ra. n.m.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
:-ATE1S'STAINTELLIGENCF. , PEBO?a EVILLE?'S ýTELEGiRAM COMPI'A.? SSYDNE Y. S 4· Wednesday? The. mail steamshpp,?" Bombay, pussed Twofold Bay -at:. 9"30 this 'morning"i on ' hcr way to Sydney.. " "'":"' . - Thie norters "of the gooda detained, by the Customs authorities.for being undervalued to evade z duty, have ?een permilltteddb, the Gouvrnment to take the gods on their pay 'irg"tlie??"i)oiiiun ~ oi by the`" assessors, Alessrs ,Moores and Dryman, as properly chlar'eable. ' s The vend-of'coal of lth vrious Newocastle anid Fri iteKc*ve G(:ompan;eA sf the Ahaf year ending the 301h June, amounted to no lessth/ian 374,632?"tin. := Tt o The amount netted by the ball given on beha/f .of St. Vincenl's hospital waes bout he 0, Oanige Lodge Institution intend to gib'"'a gy;amd"bGall 'at the .l're mason's Hall The Protestant Political-Association dnow nuaiberm more than 1000 members:. : ' . o?ski.s hast been elected member "fford the hNcrti ,e Gpld -...ie .us. ,F", r . B trcadsl ar d iU.*-.....
Department of Public Works. Sydney, 29th June, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
Department of Public Works,. Sydney;20th June,1808. Sir,-In reference to my letter:o( the' 1th instant, acknowledging the receipt of your, commuuication representing the insecure state of the arches of the .Quqaiuieyan bridge, attributable, you state, to the ravages of the white ant, and- suggestog"tbhat t'h defective parts should be scooped out,. and replaced by sojnd timber, I am directed by the Honorable the Secretary for Public Works to inform .ypu that it appears from a report received from the ,Coinmis sioner for Roads, who has confirmed his judgment by the opinion of Mr Road Superintendent Meldrum (whose experience, as also Mr Bennett's in tropical climates enable them to speak authoritatively in the matter) 'that you are in error in suppoeing that these damages have been caused by the white ant. Mr Bennett:states that he was aware that the lnteriegof the arches of this bridge was in a very bad state owing to the effects of dry rot; but that he did .not think it desirable to-...
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 — 11 July 1868
THE MARKETS. [Unl'es othermise expressed, the pr.ese uoted in this article are those in traneactions bekTeen the producer and the first purehdatr; not as -bete.n ses dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The rats guoted are gathered from the bet sources eveileble generally from the local paers ; but it must be understood that this femrnal is set an.swere?r for (heir erreetnuss.J " Ae " Office, Friday eyvealg. The following may be taken as the current prices of the present week:- Flour, per ton... fine £18 0 0 seconds 417 0 0 Wheat, per bushel. . 01 6 9 to 0 6 0 Bran, perbushel ... 0 1 0 ,, 0 0 0 Oat ...............0 - -.' .0...... - Barley .......... ...... 0 2 6. ..,, 0 0 0 Maize .......... ....... . 0 8 0 0, O 8 8 Hay, per ton ...... .... , 0 .. 0 0 0 Potatoes,perowt,new 0 t 0 0, o0 8 Butterper lb. .. O 0 ": *, .. 0 ? 0 Bacon, perlb......... O 0, .6 .?. .0. 0 Chesse,perlb.(one); 0 0 :O 0 ,,-:.. i 0! 0. 0 Eggs,perdozen:..... :0 .1,0 ,,}; .. 0. 0. 0 BERRIMA. Flour, £22 pe...
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
P4sfs~ our omou mz °TA ARR1AL OF MAILS FUROM a DPARTURE OF MAISIuOR rnsroow.s. Sun . 4Mon. lTes; Wed. Thre Fr.. St. q e rosrowse. Su. Mon Tuem Wde$ h . Fri. Sat. Sydney, vi P. ... x... r.x. Sydney, via A. . A.. A.u . Goulbu ...r . '..- . • ... 60 6• 0 6.0.' Bunge, dore.. 4 0 4... 0 . 4, 0 Bungendore : Ioulbarn..... Sydney, via)l =. r x P Sydney;, via) ' , &undaroo ': 10-80 - 0i''o 10o80 C?/? berrm:. .. wn. -.,. P.3,. Giniderra.. 0, G aluderra... 1030 103 0 1080 Canberra....?) Galaroo.... Cppia ..t? ,. ?. A .A. . - ticalago . :~ ::.. !. 1,,I Binyan .. . 8 ?80 ) 30 .·. 38'0 Banyai:..... -0.. 6 . 680 6,80 60..:6*0 licalago .. Coons.g.... ai Sg iwood;. .830 BridWobd 9 .30 9.80 Sopthern rad, P.M. P.. ote road, viai .10.30 .. viae..... ..
QUARTERLY ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
OQUARTERLY 4oCOUiTs. i. We beg to remind Subscribers, Adver tiaers;and others whose Accounts are now rendered, of the vital importance ..... .to mus of undelayed settlement of the am:e. i W; anyof these qccounts are of ': =long standing; and we respectfully S... u:. rge a return of that comnidration , we have ev-er shown (particuArly through the recent depressed times) by ..i, an early response to our present soli. S:., citations. We have no desire or in tention -to distress those who will con vo. ince us of temporary inability to ; pay; but we are persuaded there are many whose accounts remain unpaid ; th. ' rough simple negligence. To these - in particular we address ourselves, and sincerely hope the tenor of our remarks will have the elect of render. ing any other means of payment un necessary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
PROSPE2CTtTs OY THE PIONEER EXPEDITION NEW GUINEA Trading and E]xploring - JPurposee. S .LEADER,: Mr A. Keith Collins . ` ... iKIAMA CO MITTrE':: . Robert Marks, Robert IHarvison, John King, . William Wilson, :James;King, Arthur Harrison, ' Hugh' Mitchell? - Robert Kendall. With power :to add to their number. SECRETARY ANID TREASURER a Mr John'King. TEMPORARY Orice i King's Central Seore.' P UBLIC- attention has for some time. L been directed to the Island Continent of New. Guinea, in a' series of. lectures delivered by Mr A. KaITr COLLINS, as a valuable but hitherto unculti vatedfield for commercial enterprise and colonisation unknown from the fact, that a few interested parties, reaping immense profit, have found it their policy to: keep the wealth ot that island buried in obscurity. 2. Among the natural products of New Guinea and its surrounding waters, are known to abound gold, copper, diamonds, camphor-wood, ebony, san dal-wood, tortoise-shell, pearls, pearl-shell, amber gris, ...