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New South Wales. SYDNEY, DECEMBER 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
New SMrth Walas. SYTDXKY", ÜECEJfiiKR 21. -V jiatient -lohn Cwy dUwl of small-pax at the quarantine station yesterday ; the other patients are doing well. * "DECEMBER 22. The Rev. Father Pollard while con- ducting Divine Service at Moruya last night fell suddenly forward against the altar rails. On being raised ho was found to bc quite dead. Great consternation seized the congregation, and many ladies fainted. A mau named Thomas M'Donald attempted to hang himself with a sheet at Tass on Saturday night, but failing to succeed jumped down a well thirty feet deep, where he was found next morning standing up to his neck in water, and rescued.
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
Local Items. Tho steamer Herbert, which arrived here on Friday from Townsville, conveyed 20 diggers from that town to Geraldton en rouie to the Johnstone rush. On Saturday last Mr. Macnamara offered, under the hammer, 22 suburban allot- ments under tho name of the Belle Vue Estate. Most or the lots found purchasers at an average of about Ü15 per allotment. Further attention is called to the notice published by the Divisional Board, that im- mediate and summary proceedings will be taken to recover the rates now overdue to the Board, and which it is imperative shall be paid before the .Hst instant, in order to obtain the endowment upon them. From our Police Court reports it will lie «. tl._t tl,- &lt;-..-.:;...»- ¿ cently killed a Polynesian woman at Ham- bledon plantation, was committed for trial on Friday last on the charge of murder. He was sent down to Townsville on Saturday, and will be tried there at the next Cireuit Court. We are informed that the steamer Glan- worth, w...
IMPORTS. Ex ELAMA[?] [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
i TM PORTS. Ei'EuiiA*.' , IKU-S onions. 4 J-ou«es fruit. Consigned ta linnis, I'hilp awl Co.-S cases gul Consïtoied .to L. Severin. -I ease galranîsed iron, 1 CAS*.», 1 lnimlle of saws, 1 case iromnouirery, 1 do. Consigned to Southerden, Hook and Co.-fi coils min.*. 1 case packages, 1 eo=e. 1 »lo copyintr press. Miscellaneous.-7 i-cases fruit. 5 í-do »lo, 2 boxes, 2 crates littles, 2 ke^s soda.-l case, 1 do uciJ, 1 pack- age. 11 ox, 1 parcel, -t cases jrrapüs, 15 burs potatoes, poultry.-Banu*, Philp and Co., amenta.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
JEWELLERY ! JEWELLERY ! A. UNBEHAUN, REPRESENTING MESSRS. HORN AND PETERSEN, WATCHMAKERS AND JEWELLERS, SYDNEY AND TOWNSVILLE, HAS ARRIVED WITH A Choice and Fashionable Stock of Gold and Silver Jewellery, COairKIfilXG ALI, TUE LATEST NOVKI.TSK3 IV LADIES' AND OKNT.'S DIAMOND RINGS DIAMOND LOCKETS AND SUITES GOLD BROOCHES. EARRINGS, LOCKETS. BRACELETS NECKLETS, CHARMS, CROSSES, ALBERTS WEDDING RINGS AND KEEPERS. SLEEPERS ? MASONIC JEWELS, SCARF RINGS. COMPASSES . GOLD AND SILVER STUDS, SOLITAIRES, SLEEVE LINKS ??? GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES by the Best Makers (Rotherham's Crosse'», Ethard's, Waltham's, &c., ic.) TO BE SOLD AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES. ENGLISH LEVER WATCHES, from .XT, to ¿75 .,, WALTHAM WATCHES, from .£3 10B. to £20, Two Years' Guarantee with each. NOTE THE ADDRESS A. U N B E H A U Iff, AT Cr. S. DAVIS', XEXT Q.X. HANK. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS ! NEW TEAWS GIFTS ! JK'Wjßij/jEBV. JU WEIDER V. "WATCHES. AVATCIIES. BARNETT BROS. OF CHARTER'S TOWERS, Have- Opened for a F...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
Onr Brisbane Letter. (FROM orra OWN CORRES* rSotixf.) i TUE Parliamentary session is fast drawing to an end, and as I told you wy wiro the other day there is no chance, I aro. afraid, of thc plans of th* first section of your railway beîni» ap- proved of this year, «ot even if the session should be protracted consider- ably longer than it is likely to he. The Assembly has now almost finished (lie estimates, and it is quite likelv that Parliament will bc prorogued almost immediately, as there is now no chance of coming to an agreement with the Council about their amendments in the I-itul Bill. AVhen those amendments came before the Assembly thc Speaker read a very long «nd elaborate ruling, declaring "that the Land Bill would affect thc revenue of thc country, and that it was therefore a money bill, and that the action of thc Council in amending it was therefore au invasion of the privileges of the Assembly. This was a most impudent assumption, as not only have about two dozen Land B...
Public Meeting for the Reprieve of M'Neil and Williams. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
Pub ic Meeíins for the Reprieve of M'Neil and Williams. A PUBLIC meeting^ was helli on 8a,tnr,«hf ! night for. tho purpGSa of passing resolutions urging his Excellency the Governor to exer- cise the Eoyal prerogative of mercv m the cases of Neil M'Neil and Bernard Williams, now under sentence of death. The chair was takoa by th« Chftirrnhn bf the Divisional Boori, who, in opening tile proceedings, said that the meeting was con- vened for the purpose of ratifying a petition numerously signed b j the people of Cairns praying for the repri ive of the two men now under sentence of diath tor the murder of South Sea Islanders. Similar meetings had been held in Brisb:'ri3, Townsville"; Maeliily; and other principal t>w cs of the colony, and the general opinion was that a reprieve should be granted to the condemned men. A telegram had also been received in town that the members of Parliament were signing a petition to the same effect. Had the jury had any espet'îêncè öf the Soutîi Sea La...
Courts. POLICE COURT. December 19. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M., and R.A. Kingsford, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. 1 December 10. (Before "VT. K. O. Hill, Esq., P.M., and R.A. Kingsford. Esq., .T.P.) Carrimbo, a kanaka, was placed in the ] dod: charged with the wilful murder of ] lieneollison, a female tanaka, at Hambledon plantation. T. F. Swallow, being duly sworn, deposed that prisoner and deceased woman were em- ployed as labourers on his plantation, .md that they lived together as man and wife. Onthe 7th December he heard that the -woman had been found wounded in the canefield. Ile saw her after she had been brought in. She spoke to him in the presence of the do« tor, and said the prisoner Carrimbo had hither; she said, "Carrimbo cut-him-me." After deceased was found Carrimbo ran away from the plantation, and did not return until the following Tuesday night. When he returned he was secured until handed over to the police. The hoe was given to me by Tarwari, who said she had seen it found near the wounded woman in the canefield. Tarwari, a female kanaka, deposed to seei...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
THE CAIRNS POST THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1884 &nbsp; THE one theme that has occupied the &nbsp; minds and busied the tongues ot the whole people of Queensland during the past week &nbsp; luis been the fate in store for the condemned men McNeil and Williams, who have been sentenced to undergo the extreme penalty of the law on Monday next. The intense interest displayed in the fate of these two men has been occasioned by a general feeling that the evidence addneed at the trial and upon which they were convicted was not sufficiently conclusive to prove them guilty, and further that undue severity has been shown by the Executive in refusing to com- mute the sentence, although mercy was recommended by the jury and petitioned by thousands of just and loyal citizens. The desire for a reprieve was greatly intensified by the reply of Mr. Griffith to the Brisbane deputation praying for the exercise of the Royal prerogative of mercy, in which became apparent a craving on ...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. PORT DOUGLAS, DECEMBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. PORT DOUGLAS, DECEMBEII 20. A largo meeting was held liere last "night to consider the question of pe- titioning thc Governor for a commuta- tion of the death sentences paäsed on '3I'"Seil and "Williams. Resolutions in favour ' of tho petition were unani- mously passed, and a strong petition bearing 300 signatures has been for- warded by to-day's mail to Mr. T. Campbell," M.L.A., for presentation to his Excellency the Governor. HERBERTON, DECEMBER 22. A representative meeting was held here last night, at which resolutions praying for the reprieve of M'Neil and Williams wero unanimously passed. The resolutions have been wired to Messrs. Aplin and Macrossan for pre- sentation to the Governor. Men are leaving here for the John- stone River rush. Heavy rain yesterday. COOKTOWN, DECEMBER 20. A large and unanimous public meet- ing was held here last night, at which the following resolution was passed, and directions given for the s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
GOVERNMENT AND GENERAL AUCTIONEER. JM. would respectfully call tho atten . ti.ui of Investors to the fact that they would benefit themselves materially hy con- sulting lum before making pureluises iu LAND. :is he will gladly give valuations of ali icinit of properties to intending purchas- ers, free of charge; and from different trans- actions in land which have lately come under his notice, same being uiade by aoine unscrupulous so-called Land Agents, not only will sellers be able to get the highest priée obtainable for their properties but buyers may rely on their interests being protected to the fullest extent. JOHN MACNAMARA. General Auc- tioneer, Land and Estate Agent, and Valuator, has for Private Sale, Allotments-Sections is, 27. I, 3, 0, 10. IS, ll, 12.15,1:1, lt!, U,20,and:('.»,including some of the finest allotments in the town. Trices of same may be Iud on enijuirv at the Onice. Lake-street. Mrc. JOH» MACWAMAKA. in tbaakiD;; the public of Cairns and surrounding districts ...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. I December 18.-Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, from Svduey. TU Brisbane anil ports. Passengers-Mrs. líaelscher und family. Hiss Brossmau, Messrs. Hael scher, O'Leasy, and 5 in steerage. December 18.-Truganini, s.s., Car*. B«V, from Normanton, vin ports. Deecmlwr ll".-Herbert, M., Capt. Lewis, from Townsville, via Cardwell. Mourilyan, and John- stone River. PassenOTr-Mr. G. Adams. December 20.-Maranoa. s.s., Capt Hampton, from Cooktown. Passengers - Mr. Collopy, and 3 in steerage. December 21.-Elamang, s.s.. Capt. T.aUe, from Melbourne, via Sydney and lirisluse. Tasscnsers Mrs. Neill, child and servant. Messrs. J. Neill. A. D. Brewer, Unbeluim, JJ. Pidatone, Master W. Uher, and :l in steerage. December 24.-Herbert, s.s.. Capt. W. Keir, from Townsville, via Johnstone Iiiver and jKirts. Pas- sengers-Messrs. G. Tolson, Edward», Couaughty, and -4 in steenipe. December 21.-Warrego, s.s.. Capt. Phillips, from Sv.lney, via Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Mrs. Vrost. and Mes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
National Baak, LIMITED. Incorporated under '-The Companies Act," 1SG:J. BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OP QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capitol Paid-up Capital Ï. + rx-.. pn--t.-- ? jei.000,000 _-- - HW;,&lt;H.H> Gold bought Ol- forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits nt Current Rates. Drafts issued on Head Office. Branches and Agents. Advances uiailc against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual hanking business transacted.. WM. CHAS. SMITH, Manager, Cairns Branch. « fJIHE HEEBEETON ADVERTISER.*' A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10s per quarter, or j£2 annually, in advance. The " Advertiser" has a large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild River tin, silver, and copper mines. EDWARD MYEES. Proprietor. ROBERT CRAIG, EEGISTEEED CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, ABBOTT-STBEET, C AIS HS, (nest New Tattersalls Hotel). PRESCRIPTIONS ACCURATELY DISPENSED. A complete stock Pure Drugs and Patent Medicines is kept. Also, be...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
DEPAETTJ3ÎES. . December 18.-Marmion, sj?.. Capt.' HaniptoD, for Cooktown. Doeeml.ir 1«.-Truganini, s.s.. Capt. lier,', for ltri.sKine."TPa*sen;jers-15 forJohn-stoue River. Deccmlier ll). - IIerl>err. s.s.. Capt. L«wis. for Townsville, via ports, l'assen^rs -15 for John- stone Uiver. Docemlier ai.-Maranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hampton, for Sjilney. vin Brislaae anil ports. Fassengera-Mr. II. V. Fnsiuc, anil several steerage. I.emUr St.-Elaman;;, s.s.. Cant. Luke, for Mel- lionT-, via Port Dnnirla«. BrL&lt;W.amlSytUiey. Pas penders-Mr. all'l Mrs. Neil, chilli and servant.
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 25 December 1884
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) SIR. — As some excitement is being created by the discovery of alluvial gold on the Johnstone River, a short account of a trip to the spot may not be uninteresting : — Hear- ing the report of gold being found on the north branch of the river, I started with a mate from Geraldton, on November 28, for the locality of the find. After passing two small camps of Chinamen working in small creeks and gullies, we camped for two or three days between twenty and thirty miles up the river. While here the sergeant of police came along with a prospector and two black trackers, and also three boat loads of Chinamen. The sergeant's boat went ahead, and we kept company with the Chinese boats for about eight miles, when we came to a very bad rapid, at which we camped. The Chinamen tried to proceed in their smallest and strongest boat but failed ; the boat capsizing. "We ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 1 January 1885
CAIRN« DIVISIONAL BUA HU. ffi»*>l>li¡ii4 «!* ¡(ir rt«, i'fth,, Hr,-li.n «rf X Tto WWI» ''liberia between Iii«: Packer/ Camp ¡Hid HwlWnk, mid for the Formation of Tea CliiiilH of J/&lt;«»«I > Jil«' I Three Small Culverts between Pettigrew'.* j ¡mil Collinson'it .lelectioiirt on tlioiimiú r. ll'l. Plans and f]K.'tincjitiou» to bc wen af tin1 office of thc Hoard. Towlers to close on the (Ith inst. . ', (.AJiDIXKJt. Ki.'lfinWr to the Hoard. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TENDERS arc invited for the erection nf a Culvert, mid making ii Dray Crossing near Mr, Hobson'* store. ri«n and Specification to lie seen at thu Hoard's Oillce, T"nd'.'M to ( IOHO OU the ('.th instant. C. '..U.'UINEK. Engineer b> the Hoard. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TEN'DEKS are iuvitcd for Clearing a Road, from the culvert erected liv S. Cochrane, on Pmitlinold-rond, to Mason's selection. nuns and specif!Mtions to be seen nt the office ol'thc lloar.1. Tenders to close on the titi» instant. C. lîAKIHN'IÎIÎ...
Johnst[?] River Rush. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 1 January 1885
Jo.iils.^fV Uiver Hush. WE arc informell l,y the Ifti.-rter of the steamer /ens, which returned yesterday rfí»»~!!ína from ii trip tn ttoruldiun, tltrt fhi- ñen" fic/if J* JWnrded there ns II .' diifbV" and that nbotlt i**.' wen who rushed to tin* " find," ure DOH- awaiting un opp.ii' tuniiy to leave ngnin.- The Zeus brought back to Cairns 11 diggers whir recently left here to try their luck cn tin' J,,l.;f,»»»m" Jtiver, ' mid were dissatisfied willi the piV^j"»'»*, We learn by wire from Herberton that thtí r*e»nt reports concern- ing the gold find indllcexl thirty men to
Time Table. BRISBANE AND COOKTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 1 January 1885
Time Table. RRISBAXE ANO COOKTOWN. Weekly hy AvrsifaUsl&n. Steam Navigation | CtMepsny'ii Contract Steamers. t'BOÎt. BllISBiNB. ' - - BAKB. KEPPEL BAT. FLAT-TOP A rn re j Leave Mon. j Moa. 6 pan. ' 9 p.m. Arrive Leave TÛWX.HVirXKl c.tlR.VS. A rrive I Leave j Arrive ! Tues, j Wert, j Tim; S> p.m. * p.l rV»HT (»OK- I 1*>UGLAS. ITOWS Arrive! Leave ! To BBISBAXK. COOK-1 POUT TO WK j DOWLAS. Leave ' Arrive Leave TOYrjCBVILLE I Arrive ; Leave i Arrive 1 Leave flit. I Sat. tua; ! ? i> ja. .t.' j Sat.' j Sat. "Son. Mon. FWLT-TOP Arrive Leave Arrive Leave Mau. BM p.m. j Moa. 9.30 p.m. J Kemi. B&T.\ ive j leave sd. I Wad. Taux. SM p.m.
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of one correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 1 January 1885
[ it't' 'lo iHK boitl ourselves ri«|»uiull>U' for tlie oniuinn« tit ;««. rorresjiuuiluutf. i ('fV» tlie' Editor of tlïe CMUM» VOST.) SIB,-Tl'uu.'fífí' the' eolríimis of your ^journal I would like to dîrt'lfnw niitíiornhiw vt a letter ajinenriug in UmsiUsn Tw.f/iRAlu 17th inst., mid iliite.1 Cairns, t>í!l hist. Tin natue under the letter is ao remarkably IiU« íiíínPí flint many local residents might '". f(,vj)-1*,in f,ir thinking nie tin1 writer, hence 1 wish yr//i &lt;.i insert this, Your kiu&lt;N> doing so'will, / îe'l SHIV, jirr-vent any mit understanding l.ehte.'/i »ii* i~-iïtleiw.':i iianitd in the production nuil myself.- I »nv. Ar... 'J', li. ». »li*>K.. Cairn?, Uvccuilicr ¡IO, ISSI,
OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 1 January 1885
OFFICE HOURS. Telegraph office open from il a.ia. till 6 p.m. daily (Sundays excepted). Post Office open from 9 ajn. till 6 p.m. ; Sundays 9 till IO .o.m. Money Order Office open from 10 ajn. till 3 p.m. ; Saturdays 10 a .ni. till li noon. .Savings Bank open from IO a JU. till 3 pan.; Satnrdiy IO a ju. till 12 noon.