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IMPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
IMPORTS. [A special charge is made for consignees' announce ments in this column. ] Ex James Paterson : 25 cases fruit, F. Finberg. EXPORTS January 2.—Lady Bowen, s. for Brísbane, vià ports : 52 bags lime, 1 package earthenware, 1 parcel books. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; January 2.—Yaralla, s.s., for Mackay : 1 box plate, 1 package sashes, 10 boxes soap, 13 bundles and &nbsp; coils wire, 30 bags flour, 4 packages sundries. &nbsp; &nbsp;
[?] [?] DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
Shipping Intelligence &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DEPARTURE. &nbsp; JANUARY 2. — YARALLA, s.s., 303 tons, Captain A. T. Edwards, for Mackay. Passengers— Mr. Bancroft, and two in the steerage. Wood and Wood, agents. &nbsp; January 2.— LADY BOWEN, s., 442 tons, Captain W. Cottier, for Brisbane vià ports. Passengers— Mrs. Cheevers, Messrs. Cheevers, Kennedy, A. Andrews, Russell, T. Nisbet, and five in the steerage. Wood &nbsp; and Wood, agents.
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. &nbsp; THE reports ending at 9 a.m. yesterday, stated the rainfall to be—At Rockhampton, 1.67 inch; Keppel Bay, 0.50; Marlborough, 0.16; St. Lawrence, 0.40 ; Nebo, 1.43; Mackay, 1.05; Clermont, 0.21; Ravenswood, 0.20. Townsville 1.14. Appearances indicated rain &nbsp; &nbsp; at Cape Capricorn and Charters Towers, and fine weather prevailed at other stations. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
IMMIGRANTS PER SCOTTISH HERO.—A few copies of the Capricornian, con- taining "Our Homeward Mail" Letter, and FULL DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE IMMIGRANTS, Are still on sale at the Bulletin Office, Denham-street. COMPETENT JUDGES accord the palm to UDOLPHO WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM AROMATIC SCHNAPPS, for superiority in flavour over anything in the way of an alcoholic cordial in the market. They say, moreover, that it is particularly good mixed with lemon juice and soda. Analysis shows it to be perfectly, and physicians recommend it to the sick and debilitated as a means of recruiting health and vitality. "For this relief, much thanks."—HAMLET. SANDY BLIGHT.—Cripps' Eye Lotion is a certain cure. Sold by all store- keepers. Liberal allowance. FEVER AND AGUE.—Cripps' Fever Cure never fails. Sold by all storekeepers. Liberal allowance. STOMACH AND LIVER COMPLAINTS.—Cripps' Tonic Antibilious Pills. Sold by all storekeepers. [BY AUTHORITY.] F. E. HISCOCKS & CO. 'S COMPLETE ATLA...
CALENDAR—DECEMBER—JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
CALENDAR—DECEMBER—JANUARY &nbsp; &nbsp; DAY | DATE | MEMORANDA | MOON'S AGE | TIDES—High water at U. Flat¶ Mon | 31 | ... | ... | 7.56 , 8.18 ¶Tues | 1 | New Year's Day | ... | 9.10 , 9.40 ¶Wed | 2 | ... | ... | 10.7 , 10.33¶Thurs | 3 | ... | ... | 10.58 , 11.19¶Fri | 4 | ... | 0.15 a.m. New Moon | 11.41 , 12.2¶Sat | 5 | ... | ... | 0.21 , 12.39¶Sun | 6 | Epiphany | ... | 0.57 , 1.13 The tides reach their full at the Pilot Station, Keppel Bay, 2h. 40 m. earlier ; and at Rockhmpton 30m. later than the hours shown in the above table.
Telegraphic Despatches QUEENSLAND. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] GYMPIE, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
Telegraphic Despatches. QUEENSLAND. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] GYMPIE, January 2. Six men who were working in No. 8 South Lady Mary reef, fired a blast with dynamite before supper last evening. On resuming work dynamite fumes affected them, and all were taken ill, two seriously so. BRISBANE, January 2. Messrs. Briggs and Mackenzie are the suc- cessful tenderers for the construction of the telegraph line from Blackall to Aramac. Mr. W.W. Elliott is the successful tenderer for &nbsp; the telegraph line from Thornborough to Cairns. A deputation of ministers of religion, intro- duced by Mr. Simon Fraser, M.L.A., waited upon the Minister for Works to-day, and asked him to reconsider his decision withdrawing the privilege hitherto accorded to ministers of an annual railway ticket on payment of £5. Mr. Miles said no such privilege was ac- corded to clergymen in New South Wales or Victoria, and he could not admit the justice of the claim. He also said the holders of these annual...
THE SOUTHERN COLONIES. [REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
THE SOUTHERN COLONIES. [REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 2. Wells again failed in his attempted balloon ascent yesterday, owing to the unfavourable weather. Two daring prisoners were caught in the act of attempting to escape from Darlinghurst Gaol to-day. Several gaol officials have been suspended in consequence, pending an inquiry. Mr. Fitzpatrick, the new Minister for Lauds, proposes to abolish the interest on money due by land selectors. M. Jules Joubert, Secretary of the N.S.W. Agricultural Society, has been granted one year's leave of absence on half-pay, in order that he may attend the Paris Exposition. Trickett refuses to row in a sculling match for thc Championship, except in Australian waters. As the Champion, he reserves his right to choose his own ground, but he would contribute towards Courteney's expenses in coming to Australia. It appears that Trickett's challenge, published in America, stated his willingness to row either in the United States or A...
PETTY DEBTS COURT. UNDEFENDED CAUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
PETTY DEBTS COURT. &nbsp; UNDEFENDED CAUSES. George Boyd v. Martin Zimmerman.— Cash lent, £10. Verdict for amount claimed, &nbsp; with 13s. costs. William Sheehy v. Peter Glee.—Goods sold, £25 8s. 1d. Verdict for the amount claimed, with £8 10s. costs. Mr. Melbourne appeared for the plaintiff. Same v. same.—Goods sold, £18 17s. 8d. Verdict for amount claimed, with £2 7s, costs. Versmann v. M. Lynch.—Goods sold, £3 3s. 2d. Verdict for amount claimed, with 10s. 6d. costs. J. Bothwell v. Thomas Dunn.—Rent, 18s. Verdict for amount claimed, with 10s. costs. &nbsp; A. C. Robertson v. H. Adams.—Professional services, £3 3s. Verdict for amount claimed, with 10s. costs. &nbsp; DEFENDED CAUSES. Thomas Ivers v. Henry Jones.—Detenue, £22. Messrs. Jones and Brown for plaintiff ; Mr. Melbourne for the defendant. Verdict for £7, with £3 1s. costs. James Prestland v. Reuben Smith. Detenue, £9. Mr. Milford for plaintiff, and Mr. Mel- bourne for defendant. Verdict for ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. SIR,—I shall be much obliged by your making a fuss about the drain at the river end of Fitzroy-street. Twenty times when passing it I have been intending to call and ask you to write about it, and neglected to do so, but to-day it is most offensive. Myself and all of my household constantly having to pass it, I assure you makes me fear the bad effects as much as if we lived there. I intended to show you a huge nob of camphor which I thought necessary to provide myself with before I even dared to pass the place. I am, Sir, &c, L. K. Rockhampton, July 2, 1878. &nbsp;
Facts and Sornps. (From the Papers). [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
Facts and Scraps. (From the Papers). THE other evening, a man named Smith, who has been a sailor in the British navy, and is still following nautical pursuits, accidentally shot his wife with a pistol at Yarravale, Vic- toria. He was showing the weapon to a friend when it went off. The charge entered the breast of the unfortunate woman, and she ex- pired almost immediately. A verdict af acci- dental death was returned. &nbsp; The streets of Collingwood, Melbourne, were absolutely blocked by larrikins on the night of the 27th. The police were violently assaulted while arresting the ringleaders. A number have been sentenced to three months in gaol. Steps are being taken in Victoria to obtain the release of Supple, who shot at George Paton Smith with the intention of killing him. The Governor is to be petitioned on the sub-ject. An important discovery of gold has been made near Mount Roland, Victoria. At Egerton, Victoria, Richard Orton, aged twenty-two, has murdered his paramo...
New Year's Day Races. [By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
New Year's Day Races. [By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, January 1. The Tattersall's Club Animal Races took place to-day, on the Randwick course. THE TATTERSALLS CLUB CUP, 500 sovs. added to a handicap sweepstakes of 10 sovs. each to starters, two miles :— Mr. W. Kite's b.g. Woolstone, 6 st. 2 lbs. ...1 Mr. W. C. Freeman's b.h. Laertes, 7 st. 6 lbs. ...2 Mr. R. Rouse's ch.g. Colima, 5 st. 7 lbs. ...3 Fourteen horses started, Woolstone winning cleverly by a length. Time, 3 min. 40 secs. MELBOURNE, January 1. The New Year's Day meeting of the Victorian &nbsp; Racing Club was held to-day, the Champion Stakes being taken by First King :— The Champion Stakes of 25 sovs. each, with 1500 added ; second horse to receive 200 sovs., and third 100 sovs. ; three miles. Mr. J. Wilson's b.c. First King, 3 years ...1 H. J. White's b.c. Chester, 3 years ...2 &nbsp; Mr. C. B. Fisher's br.h. Robinson Crusoe, by Angler-Chrysolite, 4 years ...3 Seven horses started for this race, which wa...
The Month. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
The Month. THE most noteworthy event of the month is the almost entire break-up of the drought all over the colony. Although some rain is still needed in many districts there is reason to be- lieve that in no part of the colony is there present scarcity of grass or water, while in many places there is abundance of both. The relief has been given by successive thunder- storms, which have shed their favours in a most capricious way, but yet have given occa- sional drinks to the thirsty soil everywhere. Should the usual wet season come in next month there will be no scarcity of food for stock next year, when it may be hoped that settlers will retrieve the worst of their losses. The casualties among cattle have been very severe, but not universal as was indicated by casual report. A few sensa- tional journalists took advantage of the drought to write exaggerated accounts of the mischief done, which conveyed the impression that the era of universal ruin had set in. But this is now found ...
POST OFFICE MAIL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
POST OFFICE MAIL NOTICE. MAILS for thc Australian Colonies, New Zea- land, and Fiji, per James Paterson, close for registered letters this evening at six, and for ordinary letters to-morrow (Friday) morning at half-past eight. Mails for ports north of Mackay, per R.M.S. Bowen, close for registered letters this evening at six, and for ordinary letters to- morrow (Friday) morning at ten. Mails for Europe, &c., per R.M.S. Bowen, close as under :— For money orders for the United Kingdom and Germany this after- noon at four, and for registered letters for England and all foreign places at six ; for all foreign ordinary letters to-morrow morning (Friday) at eight, and for the United Kingdom only at nine, late fee letters, to be posted on the Bunyip, being admissable up to the hour of sailing, namely, eleven o'clock.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
THE "CAPRICORNIAN, published on SATURDAY, will contain :— OUR BRISBANE LETTER. LATE WAR CABLEGRAMS. SPORTING NOTES. ENGLISH MAIL NEWS. NORTHERN NEWS. PEAK DOWNS. POETRY, etc. LEADING ARTICLES and EDITORIAL NOTES. THE WEEK'S TELEGRAMS. LOCAL and GENERAL NEWS. ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. CORRESPONDENCE. &nbsp; FACTS AND SCRAPS. Etc. etc. etc. Subscription—£1 1s. per annum in advance 6s. 6d. per quarter. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. QUEENSLAND BRANCH. OFFICES : QUEEN-STREET, BRISBANE. &nbsp; Accumulated Funds ... £2,000,000 Annual Revenue ... 470,000 Bonuses declared to date ... 910,000 Claims paid to date ... 700,000 LOCAL BOARD: &nbsp; J. S. TURNER, Esq.,Chairman. K. CANNAN, Esq., M.D., Deputy Chairman. L. A. BERNAYS, Esq., E. B. FORREST, Esq., J. F. GARRICK, Esq. THE Directors invite attention to the fol- lowing LIBERAL REGULATIONS :— Members may travel throughout the world without license or extra premium. No extra premiums charged for residence in Que...
the Morning Bulletin, ROCKHAMPTON. THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
&nbsp; &nbsp; The Morning Bulletin ROCKHAMPTON &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1878. &nbsp; Undeterred by the clamour of fierce &nbsp; political strife which now engrosses public attention in Victoria, Governor Bowen has attempted a diversion in favour of competitive examinations for &nbsp; candidates for the civil service. And his remarks have attracted notice even in Vic- &nbsp; toria, for the bureaucratic burden is there &nbsp; assuming gigantic proportions. That &nbsp; colony is at present governed by a &nbsp; Radical Ministry, professing to be speci- &nbsp; ally charged with the conservation of the &nbsp; &nbsp; interests of the masses ; but its &nbsp; greatest achievements hitherto have been &nbsp; the creation of new appointments, &nbsp; the liberal use of political patronage, &nbsp; and...
Correspondence. THE NIGHT-CART NUISANCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
Correspondence. &nbsp; THE NIGHT-CART NUISANCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. SIR, —I wish to draw the attention of the authorities to a most serious nuisance ; the perambulation in our streets of those ominous- looking vehicles known as " Night-carts," at the hour of ten in the evening. If the law permits the nightman to commence driving his cart through the streets at this hour, I for one don't expect him—anymore than others in- different in the pursuit of gain—to be actuated by a consideration for the feelings of others. But, Sir, every consideration of common sense and decency demands that this intolerable thing cannot be permitted. Is the search for a breeze of fresh cool air at ten or eleven in the evening—the time most favourable for a walk—to be met with a certainty of en- countering this moving pestilence ? But I am informed that there is a municipal law in force (?) forbidding this noxious business before eleven o'clock. If such is the case, whose duty is it to se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 3 January 1878
&nbsp; RAPID PROGRESS—PREMIER &nbsp; POSITION. Great popularity—Intrinsic merit. Reduced Price of the HOME COMPANION. It is only a few months since the first shipment arrived; &nbsp; but the Machine is so really good, that there are already more Home Companions sold in Queensland &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; monthly than are sold of any other Hand Sewing &nbsp; &nbsp; Machine. This rapid success exhausted our stocks again and again ; but we now have a good supply and &nbsp; plenty more to arrive. The great consumption has warranted us in making a large contract with the Manufacturer at a lower rate than formerly, which enables us to reduce the retail price to Four Pounds Ten Shillings. We will not enumerate the good points of the Machine ; we can do better. We will give a local reference at the nearest township to any in- tending purchaser, as the Machines are already in every part of the Colony. Liberal discount to Sto...