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USEFUL RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
USEFUL RECIPES. PLUM-PUDDING.—One cup and a half of chopped suet, one cup of milk, one of mollasses, three cups of flour, four caps of raisins, half a tea-spoonful of cloves, and one nutmeg. Boil four hours. Bbkad Pudduto.—Take a pound of stale bread ; boil a quart of milk ; pour it on the bread, and let it soak one or two hours; then rub it quite fine with the hands. Beat up four or fire eggs, and add them to it; also a table* spoonful of cinnamon, or any other kind of spice, two cups of sugar, and a little chopped suet, or a quarter of a pound of butter. Bake or boil it two hours. Bid CsOQurms.—Wash well one teacupful of rice; put it to boil in a pint of milk, and the same of water, until quite tender, but dry; while hot, add a piece of butter the size of an egg, two tablespoonfuls of white sugar, two eggs, the rice and grated peel of one lemon: stir this up well; hare ready the yolks of two eggs, beaten on a plate, some fine biscuit crumbs on another; make up the rice with your h...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
DEPARTURES. April 7. —City of Brisbane, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 604 tons, Captain F. C. Knight, for Sydney. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Clarke, Hon. L. Hope, Mrs. Hope, family (3) and servant, Mr. and Mrs. Davidson, Miss Donovan, Messrs. W. O. Rush, T. Parrott, P. Crosbie, Smith, J. Mit chell, Jones, Donovan, J. M'Dermott, Camp bell, A. Cubitt, Master J. Hooper, and about 40 in the steerage. April 10.—Lady Young, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain W. A. Curphey, for Sydney. Passengers : Mrs. De Boehm, Misses Cameron (2), Dr. De Boehm, and about 10 in the steerage. April 10.—Florence Irving, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 348 tons, Captain J. Moppett, for Sydney. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Packer, Messrs. Ay town, Walker, and 5 in the steerage. April 10.—Queensland, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 287 tons, Captain C. Hatnlyn, for Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockhampton. Passengers : Miss A. M'Laren, Miss H. M'Laren, Mrs. Cruickshanks, family (3) and servant, Mrs. Gleanie, Mrs. Collins, family and servant, Master Collins, M...
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 6th page.) ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 6th page.) ARRIVALS. Apbil B.—Lady Young, Q.S.N. Co.'s s , 425 tons, Captain W. A. Curphey, from Syduey, the sth instant. Passengers: Mrs. Carberry, Messrs. J. Russell, Fife, and 14 in the steerage. April 9. —Clan Alpine, barque, 364 tons, Captain James M. Sim, at Brisbane Roads, from Adelaide. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Granier and family (7). G. Raff and Co., agents. April 9.—Glencoe, barque, Captain G. A. Phillips, at Brisbane Roads, from Newcastle. Bright Brothers and Co., agents. April 9.—Clarence, AJ3.N. Co.'s s., 223 tons, Captain J. Moppett, from Sydney the 7th inst. Passengers : Rev. Miles, Messrs. J. Sharp, Isles, Daintree, Luis, Phillips, F. U. Turner, Davidson, M'Qnvin, H. Hussey, C. Fitzsim mons, Edge, Stewart, F. Fitzsinimons, and 14 in the steerage. April 10.—Lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain T. A. Lake, from Sydney the 7th instant. Passengers: Miss Smy the, Mrs. Oruickshanks, child and servant, Messrs. H. ...
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. APRIL 13.—Leichhardt, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 273 tons, Captain W. Smith, from Rockhampton, Gladstone, and Maryborough. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Vinson, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. White, Miss Oliver, Miss Louise Arnot, Miss Powe, Mrs. Eva, Miss Eva, Master TThr, Messrs. Douglas, Garvey, Harlowe, Smith, C. B. Wright, J. B. Howard, Byerley, R. H. D. White, Evans, Mackay, R. Wilson, N. Donnelly, A. S. Graham, C. Norton, J. B. Northe, H. Wodehouse, L. Uhr, D. Temple, J. M. Wilahire, J. Graham, Walton, Cramp, A. Trundle, Brinsley, Merridan, and 45 in the steerage. April 13.—Cawarra, A.SJJ. Co.'s s., 438 tons, Captain W. Milman, from Sydney, the 10th in stant. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Mat veiff, Mrs. Bernard, Miss Chapman, Messrs. C. E. Walker. S. Morton, B. C. Hutchinson, T. Hardern, E. C. Msyne, J. Heamdean, Lindo, Harding, T. Crinian, H. Tozer, and 26 in the steerage.
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. BRISBANE. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. BRISBANE. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. DRUNKENNESS.—James Ward was fined 5s. HORSE-STEALING.—John Hennessy and Michael Hennessy were brought up on remand charged with horse-stealing; and the prosecu- tor not being in a position to go on with the case, the prisoners were discharged. Obtainin& Money bt Fraud.—Henry Wil liams alias Samuel Holdsworth, and John Wright, charged on remand with this offence, were discharged, as the prosecutor did not appear. Fußiotrg Riding.—John Sircombe was sum moned for furious riding in George-street. Evidence was produced to show that the de fendant was riding at a canter, and from the short distance he went it was impossible his horse could hare been going at a faster pace. Case dismissed. There were similar charges against Thomas Bunting and John Smith, who were in company with the prerious defendant, and their esses were also dismissed. Monday, Apbil 9. Bktobb the Police Magistrate. Dbunkenness.—John...
METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COURT. THURSDAY, APRIL 12. BEFORE E. Sheppard, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COURT. THURSDAY, APRIL 12. BEFORE E. Sheppard, Esq. DOYLE V. WHELAN.—This was an action for the recovery of £15 4b. 6d., professional ser-&lt;*> vices. The defendant employed the plaintiff, who was a solicitor, to sue for a debt due to him by a person named Omrod ; and the sum now claimed was the expenses incurred. The defence was, that the plaintiff had not delivered a signed copy of his bul of costs prior to the commence ment of the action. A clerk in Mr. Doyle's em ploy deposed to having posted a letter addressed to Patrick Whelan, Humpy Bong, and the counsel for the plaintiff contended that the post ing of a letter to the defendant's last known place of abode was a sufficient delivery. Tho defendant said that until he received the summons he was not aware that he owed the plaintiff anything ; and he received no letter enclosing a bill of costs from him. There was no post office at Humpy Bong. The Judge nonsuited the plaintiff. Ho did not think th...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
INDIA. The war in Bhootan is now at an end. The Armstrong guns which were stolen have been restored, and the British troops have been withdrawn. At Cabool the Sultan has been mur dered by his eldest son. . The British authorities will not recog nize the parricide. The country is in a very unsettled state. A telegram has been received by the Government to the effect that Cabool is in the possession of Sudar Taean. The Government have sanctioned the despatch of express trains from Bombay to Calcutta on the arrival of the mails from England. Baron Machens, the American explorer, was murdered, together with nearly one half of his party, at Banger. Only four Europeans escaped. The cholera is still very prevalent in Calcutta. Serious conflicts have taken place at Ratteywarr between some of the convicts and the escort placed in charge of them. Nine of the former were shot
PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
PRUSSIA. The Government have proposed the relinquishment of the Duchies for a pecu-&lt;*> niary compensation. His Majesty closed the Chamber of Deputies, but not for the remainder of the session, because the latter opposed an attempt made by him to violate the Consti tution.
The Courts. SUPREME COURT. MONDAY, APRIL 9. IN INSOLVENCY. BEFORE His Honor the Judge. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
The Courts. SUPREME COURT. MONDAY, APRIL 9. IN INSOLVENCY. BEFORE His Honor the Judge. Sittings were held in the following estates:— RE LARKIN.—In tbe insolvent estate of Timothy Lsrkin a cortificate sitting was held. Insolvent did not appear, and the sitting lapsed. appear, sitting lapsed. Bb Oschakd.—ln the insolvent estate of W. B. Orchard a certificate litting wai held, In solvent did not appear, and the sitting lapsed. Bb O'Rbgam.—ln the insolvent estate of D. H. O'Began, a certificate sitting was held. Mr. Barter (for Messrs. Little and Browne) applied for the certificate. The necessary notices not having been inserted, the sitting lapsed. Bb Olhby.—ln the insolvent estate of Wil liam Olney, an adjourned third public sitting was held. Insolvent attended. The official assignee's report showed assets £8 Is. 4d., and no debts proved. A rough day-book had been handed in. Schedule and balance-sheet had been filed and were handed in. The certificate was granted, its operation to be ...
LATEST SPECIAL NEWS. LONDON, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
LATEST SPECIAL NEWS. LONDON, March 16. The new Reform Bill proposes to reduce the county franchise to £40, with occu-&lt;*> pation; borough, £7 rental; and to give votes to lodgers paying £10 per annum. The additional number of voters by this means it is estimated will' be four hundred thousand. The markets are depressed. The advance made towards democracy in Australia is considered as likely to be prejudicial to the colonies. Mr. Lowe has resumed the debate on the Reform Bill. The Church Rate Abolition Bill has been passed by a majority of thirty-three. The Danubian Conference is holding its sittings at Paris. President Johnson, in a most masterly speech, denounced the Republican leaders. The policy of the President has met with general approval. There have been great robberies of the banks in Canada, committed by the Fenian*. It is rumored that the Fenians contem plate seizing British Columbia. The Sydney loan has been taken off the market; only three thousand pounds wo...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
COMMERCIAL. PRODUCE.— Bark is steady. Hides are in better demand, and are quoted at fully ¼d. dearer. Leather is in good demand, and sales are well attended. There has been an advance of |d. Skins. —Fine wools sold at 15|d.; tan ned kangaroo, at 3£d. to 4fd. per lb. Bones are in demand. Horns (Australian), ox and cow, are again dearer. Tallow. —The market is active; large speculative purchases have been made. Australian is quoted at one shilling dearer. Sugar has been reduced to Is. 6d. lower. Corn commands full prices. Foreign Wheat of inferior quality is dull of sale. Copper —Prices have slightly improved. Rum is lower. Brandies are dull, and prices nominal. The bank rate of discount has been lowered from 8 to 7 per cent. The failures of several large railway contractors have been reported. The Bank of France have reduced dis counts to 4 per cent. The Bank of Prus sia to 6 per cent The funds are dull. Consols from 87£ to 87| for deliver}-. From 87§ to 87| for account. Government S...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
CHINA. The rebellion still continues, and Pekin is in great danger of being captured. The rebels are now within twenty miles of Kan Kow. Two British war steamers are being held in readiness to defend the town. The foreign residents are making preparations to meet any emergency.
The Veterinarian. INFLAMMATION.-II. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
The Veterinarian. INFLAMMATION.-II. EXUDATION of the lymph is the first cha-&lt;*> racteristic termination of inflammation. In healthy subjects the out-poured lymph solidifies speedily, as is well seen in the exudation oc- curring in open joints, or simple flesh wounds. In these cues it constitute* valuable repantive material*, which most by no memo, he removed or washed away, and into which, after a short time, blood-vessels and nerres extend from the contiguous living tissues. In the serous cavities, as in cases of pleurisy, it remains shut out from the air, remains longer fluid, and tends to form fibrous bands, producing adhesions. The lymph poured out on the mucous surfaces, in unhealthy subjects, in chronic cases, or where the inflammation has been so intense as to pro duce extensive destruction of tissue, is lets plastic and fibrinous, and gradually softening and breaking up, forms pus. Suppuration, or the formation of pus appears to be a natural effort to remove th...
SCIENTIFIC FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
SCIENTIFIC FARMING. AT the meeting of the Northern Agricultural Society, held at Auburn, one of the speakers, Mr. Adam Kelly, a practical farmer, gave a backhanded blow at certain classes of persons who have been laying down the law at to im proved methods of farming. Spe&king of the j beet modes of cultivation, Mr. Kelly is reported to hare said:—" The information on that sub ject gained through the press was not from farmers, but from doctors, editors, and squat ters. There was one scientific gentleman who had said the farmers were ruining their land, and committing suicide in so doing, and threw out suggestions whereby they might prove it He thought it would be much better if those gentlemen first tried the experiments themselves to see it they succeeded, as many farmers could not afford to go experimentalising; but if they saw that they could realise any profits, they would, no doubt, follow up the mat ter. But many did not wish to work out other people's ideas." It is b...
SERICULTURE IN QUEENSLAND. NO. VIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
SERICULTURE IN QUEENSLAND. NO. VIII. BY MRS. A. TIMBRELL. "THE total number of persons employed, in-&lt;*> cluding dyers, scourers, makers of machines, foremen, clerks, &c., may be safely estimated at not less than 70,000. "In Scotland—Lanark, 4 ; Renfrew, 1 ; total, 5. Grand total (England and Scotland), 277 factories. Ireland has none. " The figures above do not, however, repre sent the total number of persons employed in the manufacture of Bilk goods. In some branches of the trade, as, for instance, that of ribbons, the manufacture is still for the most part a domestic one, the spinning and wearing being earned on in the cottages of the work people. " The silk manufacture exhibits another instance of the good effects which have arisen from the removal of legislative interference and protection. In 1821, 1822, and 1823, when the restrictive system was in full vigor, the raw and thrown silk imported did not exceed 2,329,000 lbs., whilst that of 1830 amounted to 7...
The Naturalist. EXPORTATION OF SALMON OVA TO AUSTRALIA. (From the Australian and New Zealand Gazette, January 27.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
The Naturalist. EXPORTATION OF SALMON OVA TO AUSTRALIA. (From the Australian and New Zealand Gazette, January 27.) TO the uninitiated reader the task of safely transporting salmon or trout ova may possibly appear a very simple affair. None but those actually engaged in it can have the slightest slightest idea of the numberless difficulties attending the collection and impregnation of the ova, their safe package and conveyance in the hold of a ship during so long a voyage, in which every degree of temperature, from tropical heat to severe cold, may be experienced. The ova are so frail and delicate, that the slightest rough treatment—a sndden shake, contact with dirt, and so forth—destroys them by hundreds; so susceptible of atmospheric changes that, with all the care that has been bestowed on the mat ter, and all the experience that has been ob tained, it is still only by shipping very large quantities that a successful result, upon a prac tical scale, can be expected. To Sir William...
THE CATTLE DISEASEÂ—RINDERPEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 14 April 1866
THE CATTLE DISEASE—RINDERPEST. THE following description of the general symptoms of the cattle disease called Rinderpest, drawn up by Professor Seifmann, of the Ve-&lt;*> terinary College at Warsaw, has been received in a despatch addressed to Lord Russell by her Majesty's Consul-General at that city : — " The rinderpest was at first considered to be confined to cattle, but it has now, however, been found to extend to sheep, hitherto not with the same virulence. The contagious quali ties of this disease exceed those of any known disease of man or beast; and, for this reason, when once propagated, it is ex tremely difficult to arrest its progress. The contagion is conveyed not only bj infected cattle, but by those apparently sound, by pigs, poultry, hides, manure, bones, offal, straw, buildings, and the clothes of herds men, or others; in fact by every substance which has been in contact with the diseased cattle. A beast, once infected, rarely recovers; so that the proport...