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THE SOLDIER AND THE SPY: A TALE OF THE SIEGE OF SABASTOPOL. CHAPTER I. THE BATTLE OF INKERMANN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
THE SOLDIER AND THE SPY : A TIALE O,, anTH. SIEGE --FoP or As.BsToroL TUIE BATTLE OF INKxERMANN. IT3rwas early niorining of November 5th in the Crimea. Sebastopol, the stronghold of Russian power, lay'crouching by her harbour in sullen majesty. The long row of white edifices; :and the lofty spires of churches, the noble streets and massive quays, appeared plainzly in the gradually increasing morning light, and tantalised the besieger. For there -unha?niedby .the. awful tempest which the artillery of 'Franice aiid England had hurled upon it; uninjured by fire and ball; with beauty undiminished, and strength un. shakeun; .surrounded by Titantic fortifica tions, and appalling strength-there lay the Tfamous city, and still defied and laughed to scorn, the might of her beleaguerers. It was early morning, and few sounds arose to, brcak the stillness of the scene. The weary army without the city lay repos ing in peaceful slumber. Careless now of the object of their efforts, they lay beneat...
THE RIVAL ROADS. To the Editor of the Southern Argus. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
THE RIVAL ROADS. To the Editor of hae Southern Aru.: 'Slt,-After reading the different articles in your journal on the question of- the rival roads, it becomes transcendantly apparent that self 'is the motive power that actuates commpuities, and:that even. the selfishness of the great globe itself falls short of the selfishness displayed by two or three indi -viduals when they.are gathered together to act in concert. , In days not yet'erased from the tablets of the unemoiy iof thrse who are even. now actors in life's drama, Braidwood was a terra inconita,. and if perchance some traveller in searchl, oit the picturesque had penetrated those uhknown'regions, it created a wonderment in his cranium by what acci dent or for ?'hg purpose a town had been reared in' such ianout-of-the-way sttuation--. a town. that solely depended for its existence on other' districts.. Thus shec: vegetated many yeasi, a death inl life, only remem bered' y :those"who were. in the .habit of supplying hei'with...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
AN E THIOPIAN ENTERTAINMENT AMATEUR MiAI.RELS . Will shortly be'glve ? iN.: aid of the Recreation Reser v.?F?p?ipgg L:. and improvement Fund. Programme l f iture ??ue . . . ' : i'MES ICNSEL A, Hon. Boo.. ' RO ?? ueanbeyan td'iTharw' riinnig F '- .through the lands supposed to be tho property of.G. Campbell, C. Campbell, P. C. Palmer, M. Byrne, G..Cunningbham, 31 Pike, A. Cunningham, and through Crown land: Plan and. Booi'of ,Refe ronce, showing the intended line of the roads above named, are now deposited at the Offce-of 'the'Suir veyor General, in Sydney, and at .the Police Gilice, Quieanbeyan. All objections to be addressed, in writing, to the Clerk of the Executive Cobcil, within one month from 23rd June,. 1868. ;See Go.-: vernment Gaizette of the dame date. HE 'GOULBURN CATHOLIC . 'SEMINARY. S PAnoN.i i, "c.i, , Ri-hbt Rev. )Dr L wAAiA, Lord Bishop of Goulburn.; S The Very Rev.e'M. McALRO; V.G. . The rRev.. the 'Clergy , of the! Dioceab~ ;t CHARLES J: CUTULIFFE,'Esq., B A., Oion...
The Age. SATURDAY, JULY 11th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
SATURDA , JULY 11th, 1808. - TuIEnu-re feW= whc support the prin ciple of allo~iing pensions out of the revenue, bf the colony.-?'As at 'pre sent grainted by colonial, ':ets,: thc practicey savours too miuclhofalhvour itism,- 'as these pensions; ~large in amdunt,'fall tahqelot] of thise whose private !means are iindependent:of tlhe grant whiclh nevertlieless,is=received withl the gifatitude iisually einced on the important occasion of piesenting a cheque for the amouiift. Daring the past and previous sessions 'of par liament- several applications: were made-fdr the bounty, of. the -public purse' :attended in .some instances with-success. :--In our'opinion a pro per system of retrenchment will never be carried out until these pensions are .abolished:. If A be entitled by act of parliinent to .a: pension, why not so B? ":But we do not find equality or justice carried out iii this matter. £lhe application for a pensioi or. giratuity to the ividow 6f: the late Mr- Justice CALLAGIIAN wVt...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
ri TOTrliE EDITO1~L.~4· }Sir,--The Yass Courierof the 4th iunder the head oý ."To Cocrespondents,' sin '.rc. jecbn certain~4com rnu·estionswuida up by. staffing $s followis,' "We ncy take this;iogp ij6?uuit? to qiiu!re -the 'rit-er that.ui' `co respondent at'Gundaroo possesscs tour 0con fidenciind thit ewe ýelied ýhis i ii' cnaions ar'e reliableiand impin'tially ?~iitten." Mir Brown can know very little of Gundaroo, and the goings on there, when be so very spontaneously publishes such a statement. Is it not a notorious fact that with a view to blind thme es othe Gvra}cL lt ..this; veýir?nfar in -correspondent is week laftcr week and month.after monthwriting. some trash: or otlieir alout ,thid?so.called 'town ship, the., Royal ;Hote!;}che~ chirchl? the pound, otlihe temple of justice in that im portant place, not, as a matter of course, forgetting the far-famed ?Marked Tree Line." Mr De. Siis wouldhnot I am per suaded for one endorse Mr..-Brown's.-con.: soling statemen; d?tr-nda ?t't...
Correspondence TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
TO.TilE EDlTOR ..' " SIR,-Having seen Mr 0 Neill's' letter in your issue of the O2th June, in: which much complaint is made' of the manner in which the Queanibeyan hospital is occur pied by the matron, and what he terms a ,lirge and miscellaneous family, I think it ,would be proper for the contributors to that institution to make some inquiries at the next general meeting into the al leged irregularities,. and adopt such means as m.iy be necessary for their removal, if Siich exist; but from the tenor of that letter, and.other proceedings that I un-, derstand havesince taken place, it strikes me that in taking steps for the removal of-, any , abuse itt would' be. well for the meeting:: to guard against being led -by any haustily expressed complaints to inflict an unnecessary and undeserved injury. on the mIatron'i who has for many years oc.. cupied her present position -to the general satisfaction of those who have. had tle superintendence of the hospital and the patients i'ho have b...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
Y T I. -: +. igt- ? . u . A , CtiT. --Sunday slor?tiri-:-ast Mda.ll,:ti~'e'&lt;oxlow police broughliiinto to?9 two men whom they had arrested on tke pre vious day for shooting for sport contrary to y the statute in that case provided. The ano . used were both from the Braidwood district, and had apparently gone to Foxlowy for the ,p~rp)1A,,4f..Saundhayahooting @Fhe aceused' (1 R Arscrt rind 'E3-Ciiugiiin) were on the same day brought bhefore4hi, w\vqrshipathe police; magistrate,-anibemg' oevtctd were fined forty shiling. tiadhs y The; fines ý\vteie paid; -Ahbscornding.--lhe prisoner Flynn, under remand for absconding. fromttie hiiredLservice of Messrs Mandelson and Joseph, has been a discharged from custody, the infoirmation be ing withdrawn on his consenting to return to S !SMALL:DErTS CoCRT.-Last:Ttiesdty the I usual bi-topthly.s?ittipgs of: thecouirt of'-re' s quests was held. Ther:ivere ino cases of any special interest. Y ,.,s i , - & AQUEANIEYAr PoST OFFICE. -4...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
50 t TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-I enclose to you for publicatioin, if you think it sufficiently interesting, to yout teaiders; a commuhicati6n to me fromi ,the Public Works Department respecting .o.ur bridge. When the Colonial Secretary, ?accom panied by Mr Flood, visited Queanbeyoan, thejlatter gentleman pointed out the ,in cipient ravages of the .wlite ant in tlhe bows'of our bridge, stating that the, in 'troduction of coal tar by means of auger hales into the interior of the bow, thereby flooding any cavities with the same,.would extirpate the evil. I at once commur.i cated this fact and suggestion to the de partment, urging the adoption of the remedy; and also as a prevention in the ft4ure, the rendering watertight of the bows, and otherwise protecting them from the weather. I was then informed (much :to my surprise) as I have nory been.gain. -thatitbTas nott1'e wite ant at all that is destroying cur ?ridge, adding that the bows slihould be painted and screwed up witliout delay. I in v...
MELBOURNE. Friday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
M1LBOURNR.: ýr- t t &Saladen Governnient liave resine.. Thera is an ipro ved demandfor (iestock ,and sheetp , TuE M oALAoO EsATE.-- -We-liiave heard -i :as. :serted that a new claimant to the above. estate has put in an appearance, and, as far ns we can hear, he or she has every likelihood of sunceedlng in not only. establishing the claim, but obtaining possesilon. .f the estate. The story of the ,Micalagoestate' would seem to run thus :-In early days a female arrived in this colony under peculiar circumstances. 'leaving beuind her an infant, which ias duly car d for by the state. Some time after her arrival she obtained di grant of land on the border of the un settled districts, which' Micalago was. then con-' sidered. At length she shuffled otl this mortal coil,, since when the land has passed through various hands. The Infant, however, has notv arrived at the 'bgo of maturity, and Miles' Boysaiys the settlers. in and around Micalngo have been called u;on to quit the land ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
Every one his own Physuolsn ! EOLLOWAYd PLSB. OR a period of. thirty years, in every e "country and clime (not even excepting China and Tsrtey), these Pills have established for them selves a lasing renown, such an no medicine ever enjoyed before: and nowhere, perhaps, have they been more appreciated than by Settlers, Diggers, and "Emigrpnte in the Australian Colonies. Weakness and Debility. How many persons sufer from debility without knowing the causes why they are feeble In most cases the stomaob is the aggressor. Holloway's Pills have long been famed for regulating a disedered stomach, and restoring its -healthy digestive teear they are therefo.e confidently recommended as a never-failing remedy in all caeus where theconstitu tion, from any cause, has become impaired or weiiskened. Diseease of the Read 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'...
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 11 July 1868
BUNGENDORE. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT] &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE inspector of public schools has in his offi- al capacity paid a visit to Bungendore, and on Thursday last I had an opportunity, of be- ing present at the examinatlon of the Church of England school ; and must say that I was extremely gratified at the mode of' examina tion pursued by the learned examiner. It was mostly conversational, and that in so &nbsp; pleasing a manner as completely, to place the juveniles at their ease, and allow a spirited, confidence in them, to bring forward that la- tent talent which might otherwise have been &nbsp; checked by a more reserved mode of address, &nbsp; and in the simple, clear, and common sense view which the examiner introducedt to them of the different subjects. The two Maursdens and Falkners evinced considerable merit in their, responses to rather difficult questions-- partic...
MURDER AND SUICIDE IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
MURDER AND SUICIDE IN VICTORIA. A correspondent of the Geelong Advertiser narrates the following tragedy :- CCastipordown,dJuly- 8th, 18O8.' Yesterday afternoon a frightfulinmurder was coninmitted near the township oif Cobden, and this -morning, when the police went to arrest the suspacted murdeLer, before the po lice could effect an entrance, le& commiitted suicide by shunting himself.. The particu lairs, as fIr as.i'haveIthels nctprlicaesrnit, are as follow:- About two mles from Cobden tbeie resides a M- Buickinghami, whose dianghter, a girl ab nit 16 years of age, a man cnamed Perry was in lo'vi with;i but it ii-sexpected that, believing" the girl to be in lve with an other, has led hisn to murdr' heer, which, it is rrupposei, lii (did by -h.otin" h Tr rhe father was engaged about half a nilie from. his house wihe Itamimet this. mumPerry with a double barielth'd "sn; that Buckinghain invited hiro to d(inmir, biut that hi'deClined saying he did not feel all right Perry the...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
\ E1YCAEDR A rDo; s of the trce. MIonth. `u rises duets Alge. S ~i1rSY.. .. ..Juy10 7 0 5 7 21 S~)\1.Y .. .._.. 50 7 5 11 7 0 TI~t~~t) y.. 21 7 *t 5 8O 1 lC TT)NTA. Y .. .. , 1 7.4 .. 0 2 ~1'T) O V ... . . . 22 1 7 5 9 S tttIIA..V '21 .7 2 "5 10 4 it nO O' AV New nvn mnon sri'.onany Isit 22hts at Ohp. los. n. i.
ROCKHAMPTON. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
BO.OGIIAMPTON. Tuesday. Captain Hannah; of the Ware of Life, reports the wreck of -the brig Annie, aban doredlbU the captain and.crew, on -Masthead Island. Cape Gold Field Diggings are yielding a quarter of an ounce to the bucket. The Sculls Sea Islanders who comninttd the murders on the Conway , Station, are likely to be shortly apprehended. The Ploclhampton Cawarral stone on, trial went 820 ounces lo tte ton. 'e The liockha ptoon Bulletin is now the proverty of a 'coni;any wits limnited liability. Mir* Buzacott, tle lateproprietor, is appointed manager to tie new ceinphaniy
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. The Legislative Council have pcssed £1,950,000 for supplies for 1867 and 1868. Ills Excellency the Governor has given his assent. ot/s Rfcuses of Parliament havie aIdjournCd unlit the 17th August. There is a qcneral feeling of relief throughout the coanmnnity. at the decd lock having been brcught to a close. 1000 bushels New Zealand wheat was sold at auctiot at 7s 101. The, Rangatira and llackbird (s.s.)sailed with a large number of men for the Rock hampton d4gpings. [P1R ELECTRI)O ThLEGRAPU.J Friday afternoon. Two thousand diggers have already 'left Victoria for Queensland. Exodus continues.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [PER GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY] SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
LATEST INTELLIGENCF. [PER OIEVILT.F.'S T.ELEGRAM OONPA1Y] SYDNEY. Wednesday. It is reported that the Government intend to convene the next meeting of Parliament fur. about the 151h September, and that it is theirintention to intreduce a bill foisthAe re newal of the Stamp Act and also for amend ing the Customs Duties Acts. The increased duty received by the Go vernment for the goods detained by the Cus toms is said to amount to £140. The asses sors' fee charged to the Government are re ported to amscunt to £198. Therhaljf yearly meeting of the City Bank was leW yesterday, when the directors de-' clared a dividend of S per cent. per annum. A public dinner is to be given to Thomas Hfall, .Esq., who has recently returned from Eurcpe. -. The Prince Alfred -Hospital fund now amounts to £19.006 18s. 4d. liandel's oratorio " Samson " was per firmed;lby 'the members of the Sydney. Iar mtionic.. Society yesterday evening in, the Wesloyan Church, York-street. The church was well filled. Georg...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
ItlediingIl' cII±w that:, ix it &ni~li , I4~t1-i thews po~ti rI 34111141144 P1,e±l11 flothliII IIIJZ- . 1 4Id1I4atI4 º 1111 1C11II4&l milce~rs.. st h..Iastt. &e.. ure linizil ialty eared bay thi ar us~e. Tlaey panzts Ithe balaaaa ~tan give tone and r41 igou~r ta the whleala Fy4tantab Tlhz oija a t t2~a, wvhi. aetI rubbed11a ita the par111 aalraeiaea1 P111414 thaz plash juaat is ,puall aentlry W11t. zatt it lf theail t14 e tat ket azsm nas atux ittary, Iathe ciare is s aaeealy, thhaaaattizl antia herutaaatttt. Tlaere tteatkaaaaaaatea athI co paaf eal oaf ratre Ialstatmav' wit taott the adaaaixtutre tan' a. grailn of tnarctsry or ansy geattle in their acehion, anid Are assalet us they are etllcazotous.
TWOFOLD BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
TWOFOLD DA1. The barque Con'tunce, fimrn London ,to Auckland, /poke If. 2S. sip Galatea in latidudc 29.6 south, lonhitude 23*34 west, on the I 1k May, eirzg 41 days cut and abcut 00 Wmiles west of Trinid d Islaild. His Iioyal Iighness the Duke of Edinburgh and all was well on board. iea Galatea is expected to arrive home after a passage of 70 days.
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 — 18 July 1868
THE MARKETS. I [Unless otherwise expressed, the parces quoted it this article are those in transactions between the producer and /he first purchaser; nWt as betwe'i oe dealer and another, much less the retail prices. The ratgs quoted are gathered frsnm the best sources available genv rall from the local pavers,; but it. nau t be understood that this journal is not anaswerable for heir correctness.J "Aae " Office, Friday evening. The following may be taken as the current prices of the present week: Flour, per ton... fine £18 0 rW~eiconds £17 0 0 Wheat, per bushel . 0. . 5 9 to 0 6 0 Bran, per bushel... 0 1 0 ~,, 0 0'0' 0 Oats................... 0 2 6 ,, 0 3 o Barley ............... 0 2 6 ,, 0 0 0 Maize .... ....... . 8 0 ,, 0 3 3 3 Ilay, per ton ...... 3 0 0 ,, 0 0 0 Potatoes,perewt, now. 0 8 0 ,.. 0 8 ] Butter, per lb. ...... 0 0 8 ,, 0 1 0 ] Bacon,perlb.......... 0 0 6 ,, 0 0 0 ] Cheese, per lb. (none) 0 0 0 ,, 0 0 0 Lggs, per dozen ...... 0 1 0 ,, . 0 0 0 BERRIMA. Flour, £22 per t...
QUEANBEYAN POST OFFICE TIME TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age — 18 July 1868
QUZ&NBEYAN, POST GTflON TIRE TABLE - _-` ARRIVAL OF MAILS FROM DEPARTURE OF MAILS FOR POST TOWNS. Sun . Mon. Tues. Wed. This. Fri. Sat. roST TOWNS. Sun. Mon Tues Wed. Thru. Fri. Sat. Sydney, -via 'P~x. .., .x. ... px. Sydney, via A.M. A.M. A.M. Gou burn..... . 6p0 6.0 6.0 Bungendore.. :4.0 ... 40...0 ....40 Bungendore.. Goulburn..... Sydneyl vial P.M P .M P.M. Sydney, vial Guandaroo.... Canberra..... #M.x. P.. rx Giinderra... 30 100 . 0 (Gininderra... 10*40 1080 10 30 Canberra.....J Gandaroo.... Cooma........ 4 A.M. Micalago ....P .N, P... x. Bunyan .... r 330 3 30 ... 3 . 0 Bunyan . 680 P.M.30 P..0 Micalago .... Cooms...... 64 .M. Lanyon. ... ... C'30 ... 630 6*30 Lanyon ...... 1.0 1*0 ... 1.04 P.M . AM.. A.. Braidwood.... 5 80 ... 5680 Braidwood..... .. ... 9.30 ... 9.30 b Southern road, P x. P.M. Southern road, - riaYaas......10.80 .. 3 ...0. Ya