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SUPREME COURT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11. BEFORE their Honors Chief Justice Cockle, and Mr. Justice Lutwyche. IN RE KALPH BLACK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 February 1864
STJPBEME OODBT. Tbotbsdat, Febbuasy 11. Before their Honors Chief Justice Cockle, and Mr. Justice Imtwyche. IS S£ KALPB BLACK. Mr. Ball moved that letters of adminis tration be granted to widow Agnes Black, on her own affidavit, and on that of Thomas William Daly. Granted. , surra v. pickebikg, Ac. ' Mr. Idlley moved that tbe defendant, in his position as Official Assignee, be ordered to pay into the Union Bank of Australia, within ten days, the earn of £1868 0s. 4d, moneys which he acknowledged having re ceived as the net nroceeds of the aale of part of the land referred to in the bill of complaint filed by plaintiff, and that he be further ordered to pay into tbe same bank all moseys which inay|bersafter accrue to him as Official Assignee from the sale or sales of land referred to in said bill. And again that tbe evidence or tbe plain - ttfand a man named Shields might be ad mined and placed upon the records of the The motion was opposed by the Attorney Genenil. Mr. Pring. The -*«...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 February 1864
NOTES AND ITEWS. The South Australian maij steamer arrived at Adelaide ou Wednesday last. The statement was the latest announcement made bv the New South Wales telegraphic wire. Wbetlier the importance of the news was too much for the wire, or whether the wire has. a true New Sooth Wales apprecia ation of Queensland, and will not believe that depriving it of anything is a matter of -consequence, certain it is that wheaerer it has intelligence of importance to send Northwards, it is immediately amongst the list of incapables. Thinking of the pranks it has played us, and how often we have wished it any where besides where it was. We have often asked ourselves where it was manufactured, and who sold it to the Government? We remember there was a Smart man in the Government some time ago. who bad a. gooa deal of connection with iSbefneld. juuLBrnmmasam. eu-3 iron. Did he get the right side of Jack Bobertson and sell him some old stock? Only by some solution of tbe sort can its brittle na...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11. Before the Police Magistrate and L.A.Brnays, Esq., Justice of the Peace. DRUNKEENESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 February 1864
CENTRAL POLICE OOUBT. TbobbdA-y, Fsbsoaby 11. Before the Poum Magistrate and L. A. Ber nays, Esq, Justice of the Peace. ? ' DBXnBKBDTKBSS. SaranAnn Nicholl, whose periodical re luiu^toithBj)iisoueir^a doclc^an fie 'sorritola wiatmemw -precision, was again charged with habitual ^runfceniieat and fined 40s. . piBQHaBasa) raon ctjbtopt. ; ~ John Hampton anil Henry Boss,, who if bid ?**& TvnaiifL. * fiDwUKcii . mm . vmhundk : 4-i» ? sWBJCTiJCT'.Wtfltiltf 3PO|aI0pJUro» t~ Aluaate.lI'DanaidandfedeHcsfCaii. BeW Jprare^w&vcPtKKwKl im*wu MMMnffUM^- -fONT feotm to *ttftfja |fc tDmnvu fined X0« mai cbtfa. sad tb« I«ttwiA«ni^rt^|i* iumng ; ftoaftooii. vicfeM ion $pro fjt-hvtoQB pccuiQsM* '** ontofthUuTfflonlty In wnWb «ttB*f jutr cntrfsdtb/wtev^brfoitlutamM. Mr. Doyle appeared for Brown. Tho first ?nit ni dismissed, and in the case Cameron V. Brown, the defendant wasfined £b and 3s *d costs. Before the closing of the court. Mr. Heal, -of the Prince Consort Hotel, nude an ap .fli...
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
MOKDA*, FEBEtTAEV 15. Before the Police Magistrate and Leith Hay Esq.. Justice of the Peace. y' nn*a'^°rria1 charged .TJifefeeinjAgmfcr 'qffiFf&ffiffifiy- g,T0 herin^portom- of commencing a new score, and would the, efore fine her in the moderate sum of 5s., or in detault 2* hours. xfiomas Costtn. having no fixed place or to one month in Brisbane Gaol. Coastabl bales of wool. Being quesUoned as to hfa me*nS' k° *tW ttat, j'2st now. h'had to money, but being working at the BosewoS he received a .»».»(?..!.. ._ j »*'_*M»ewooo te2ata,w*onla &£'*»' *na w*s fteTu. tending to Work his way to Sydnev H« also said that Mr. HoJmesWd hfu?. ftw f*n^T- f6'^ 'kea ««ow he is to getto Sydney, he said he would work his way in one of the boats. ConstoWe Burke and Sergeant Stevens stated that he w.^ wandering about for the last week. Sen^ b.neeg^°ne '°Onth'' ^P^^ont inlrS
PROVINCIAL NEWS. TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
PKOTnfCIAL NEWS. TOOWOOMBA. (FJtOH OtJB b*» COitBESPOXDEKT.) nus; nin, and in conseqaeace mud, nmd, u stiU the general ieatare of ooTtown: Prom the 1st inst to this date, 10th. rain has continued to fall with little or np inter !2!3!'£ii.'md ?«J0»'-P™r yet goes on with such unabated violence, that 'twould seem length of dim Vmf ? x a. *- u ? Even Sow while t write, the pattering^' arops are besting mercilessly on tbe shu,ries overhead my sanctum ; and as I look from JOT window, the principal street appears one sheet of mud and water. debsxringTll but the hardy and euuestrians from showing tnefeohi ' ; Until such fame as our Corporation do ^'''S *»w«ds making at least fordaUe pathways through the town, the rains of property must necessarily remain in ttotn inhabitants, as well as for tbe honor of tbe mnalcipality and 4oblh- 'benefit keaemtlvr ! ^paada74misG-|^ «ttr streets cram the utterly I deplorable condition in which they ever lie ifter a few bonrs' rain. Could not funds be borro...
CITY WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
CITY WATER SUPPLY. The ceremony which afforded such unusual excitement to the people of Brisbane on Thursday, was remarkable enough in the circumstances connected with it, to justify our dwelling at some length upon them. They are, at least, suggestive to our fellow-citizens of what kind of measures should be taken with reference to the provision of other necessaries for the accommodation and happiness of the people of Brisbane. The address of the. Corporation to his Excellency, dwelt very properly on .the self-supporting character of the in tended structure. It was this peculi arity which rendered the obtaining of the necessary capital so comparatively easy. Similar precautions in other matters now before, the people may legitimately enough be expected to produce similar results. And we shall be glad to find the Bridge and the Water Supply dealt with, as far as pos sible, in a like spirit. Undoubtedly the last mentioned question is one of paramount import ance to our rapidly growin...
A CRITIQUE ON CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
A CHITIQUE ON CEITrCISH. I Bttj-A gutOm, mnea dup«tmd-m U s good rale, ana no one is more ready than m.wetf to respect it. Sat t really cannot Congratulate the Q*untla*d JWupra i™ musicat critic. What insensate muffcTlled Beethoven's wortd-fiunons cantate 'Ade- laide Csung at the concert on Thursday laSt}BKiTY? . -..»«jr Tours truly, AMAZEMENT.
THE RAILWAY CONTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
THE RAILWAY CONTRACTS. plaint is frivolous, is assuredly the easiest, if not the most effective, manner of defending official patrons. The trick is very old, very dangerous, and very hurtful to those whom it is intended to serve. Omit from a charge its worst features, treat it lightly, ridicule the complainants throw .in a few humour ous allusions to passing events, and wind np either with virtuous indigna tion or the assertion that the com plainants are actuated by party mo tives, as the oase«nay require. Such is the usual style of defence pursued by a gemi-ofiicial organ. The charge against the Government in the matter of the tenders for the Railway, was not that they refused any or all the tenders sent in, or because they answered briefly and did not con dole with the disappointed contractors ; no such absurdities were expected from them. But what was' 'expected from them, . and - the substance of ? the , complaint against- . 'them, was, that, while professing to ect impartially ...
TO THE OFFICERS AND SHAREHOLDERS OF No.3 BUILDING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
TO THE OFFICERS AND*SHABE HOLDEB8 OF No. 3 BUILDING SOCIETx*. I (Per favor of the North AtutraUm.1 i GBHTiEMp -As officers of this society, ana myself beug * shareholdmi and having the nght of knowing how the affairs of the society have beer, conducted* myself with otheK in » reqnisJdou addressed to too, respectfully re^ttested you to dose 'the ?flaws of the society, or stale the reasons descended to reply to that req.uisiBon. or took any action in the matter?!, « one of tteshareholde^ ^ress myselfJuMic^ S you. and wish to bring before your notice several statements yon have made, and ask you how you can reconcile them. In aeAreetors'reportfortlieroiirthyear, signed « E. B. Sontherden, chairman 'von ^ being seven months, 'it is new **vn$ months, w*, still a* ' to as ever from its beiDr dow^ t» .» ._~ !T I «4at-wms tte la»t'a^SirSSiS!r^& I ??SlMVDwH'B^JIellTOrvfDrMniroTifua' ta^ notice beiageiven to the members^ either one way or the other, induced them to hold * weeBng, when...
MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS. The nT'''d nomination of Candi dates to supply vacancies at the Municipal Council Board, has furnished a subject &r comment to both of oar : temporary, as he dersres toteBtyle*, is not content TOta ?dyfirag wMistrjprjjsis job to the manner in rWhich they bosH : .^kerase their rirflt. W aondlldes ids' ,:- ^livcraDoeTinthanattaokonwirsElTCs, ' Sown ahi wordiip rhis idoiqfjthe hour, -T.-Jli. Johiii^iipnt, ,^is*a*! that ?' we have sot been bacKW«m *n our K abwe' of ihit ^endeman, toE does - us credit fiw more oonastency than he - dia^ajB. himself, by .assuming that, we will not so readily blow hot and cold. ; .wrwlTeB,*: will be inore ^J'^. * ?' notice tie oco«BU)n with ?wnicli « is coupled. Ihe-time far supplying the ' ~-wac«nc!eE wused by the anmni retire ment of: .ttree; of' the; AMermania ' iody having arrived, Bis Saends «f two oftiie .seceding Aldermen on the qaes^'3r iihe Town Hall, place r* *pemj^^^'_p*p^w'*8WP- The pecar eion, -^_^WHbjffest™r one'...
TENTERFIELD. 5.45 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
, ? lENTEBFIELD. :.; ;?: ?- -?-?-«:. ? *..,??; i. ?? ;;*«ff«Jat^ . There an, rtaiieavy flood, at Bendemer. ?nlTmrnworth. Ati the fcridges hare been wished away, ana it U reported that twdvo (12) persons hare beea drowned at Tarn worth. 'No Sown staD* hare been nceived fiom the latter place since Tuesday but. About thirty (30) miles of the telegraph hat been washed away. j , TasnkoAY afternoon, at the commence- .' 1 ment of the proceedings of the City Oonn. I oil, the ei-Mayor. Mr. Edmondstone, ^eii JTiruTin* itis formal resignalion to tha I Connca, owing to the period of his Mayor j«Hy fcay^ng .expired. He thanked the j Council, in a brief and handsome maaser ' fcr ^esnpport they had rendered him 4ar l-iogiia tern of eervice, ana then noatba K«y^r.j*ishwM fiHea^pn. to. by the L^W^ENw.JJ**- announced formally L*»#fiBWr*»aE.a» tot bnsimsa to he -iirooBearfarith^attte daotum of a Mayor. f?$-J)#&W*P*uuuMted Mr. Jeay», a«d «T J '*? i»y.»—» wm jmminanon. ? [ ^r*-i S^m(?3ip*N? ~h I...
CORRESPONDENCE. SPECIMEN OF A PUBLIC OFFICE IN ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
ooaaEsapoNDBrrcaBt I [ SPECDtEK OP A P0BLIC OFFICE Df BOCKHAMPTON. j Sik.— Having business to transact this after anon *Hh . public offlcTaU^-Trliher astonuheo. not to aay disgusted, to find tte S?nt'.';e. «°nM »Pproach his door SUL^'i *eI'.'a-JD-'«'e'-pnbEc office on th^same flopr. in order to get to the former you have to pass the Utter. Whether there are any other offices in tbe same chambers «r mot is more than I can say. butl kS informed these chambers are «f,o occupfe^ by professional men. I should be clad to know whether »!(!,«, «r .l ? n=.?; w __- — -- — ™^* -v» uja uiuciats are cognisant and approve of the filthy, and, for the approach to a public office dis I are obliged to resort when seeking as I did office1*™16* ?» Easiness with those public j In Brisbine. whenever! had oceasioa to ™^Hnyr °f ?l Gove''°ent offices, I in ewfif/ti? 'T1 f° t' ^'crupulously clean and tidy. Sudi, however, would notj appear to bette rule In Bodthamnton. tf nugui also add that lond singing, or ...
TELEGRAPHIC NEW. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ARMIDALE. Saturday, Feb.13, 11.30 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
TOtEOHAPHlC UEW (raou otra own coBBiBroHOESrj ABMIDALE. t^ -,.^.- ??*?'*?*«*. i-5. H-30 fcni. Araiidale was nnable to cross the river 'eartliat sUtiou ontil ^sterday ^ mereEiver.. distance of forty ffiiles from Anmdale. at 4 p.m., after several crcefc «onioy ^ Jligb. ™f atd a'tT T' ^ ne*'ly * ^ »C™»° pairer lost * boat in mating the attempt, «nd tried to Swlm ft three times eruoccess taUy at the risk of his life. The Moonbi Creek, at the other side of the Bendemere Bit- er. is believed to be at present also impassable. j From the severity of the floods it is 8np. posed that the Tamworth Telegraph Office i« also enhmerged. So mails have been re f^j| fr0m eJdneT ?««* Tuesday lart, 9th will be passable this nlUnto^TtbS £iS£ is now falUng. Another boat has boen ««,* for. The following are the observations taken at Anmdale durini; the last few days:— February 10.— Barometer. 26143; ther mometer. 63-; dry bulb. 57S; wet butb. S6-; wmd, E.; force, 1: ctond. 10; rain | gnage, 1-25 inches dr...
MINISTERIAL JOURNALISM. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
MINISTERIAL JOURNALISM. The motion of a feather shows the course of the wind, and die smallest actions have their significances as well as their uses. To have asserted a montii back that, out of die proposal to supply the inhabitants of Brisbane with water, would come a more powerful antago nism to the Hebbebt Ministry than' any previously expressed, would have beendeemedaj^ewofinsanity,equalniig in its -improbability die most visionary' flight of the individual now known as No. 'S Bora*. The proposed bridge,Jwhich is under 'XfXiB? was believed .to. be a sufficient bait withr which to torment. the gudgeon cituens, and iiold them in check in die hour of emergency. But, either emboldened by success, ordriven to desperation by die ruinous fabric which they have made for themselves,; in an evil hour tiieir lust for power : temptedMinisterstoseizeonthepropoBed Water-works .as a means of making a few more pliant creatures. How thgy' have succeeded the sequel wig proved _ . TJisre is a lin...
The north Australian. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1864 [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
TCESDAT, FEBRUARY 1C. lsnt. It is not a little amusing to watch the I efforts made by the Ministerial ad- 1 herents to wriggle out of tbe dilemmas in which their seanility or their in terests ever a»d «non plunges them We giro a plain statement of the mcKery attempted m the Railway contracte; and Mr. FmoiBBOK write a rigmarole letter, in which not a single assertion of oars is attempted to be controverted, but a chance corres pondent—one time his loudly trum peted assistant— is Abused for losing has patronage and attempting to regain it. Mr. Buttee may make his own reply to Mr. Fitzgibbon; but what has the latter gentleman to say to that combination of facts which go &r to prove Mr. Butter's vemnitir Tin..* his late employee wrote to his wife we 2™ ^2. UttIe aboat'- bot «*?* did «? FnzoiBWMf do with the tender cf fte box with the others. Mr the line to Toowoomba. On whose authority did Mr. Wtucox know any thing about it ? The parliamentary limit for the first oontract Was to...
THE DOUBLE CAPACITY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 16 February 1864
THE DOUBLE CAPACITY. The difference of opinion between die Governor and his advisers and die people of Brisbane, on a question of (V-nstitutional right, is one of more importance than may at first meet die view ; it assumes diat in all matters of Government die voice of the people can only be heard through a majority of tiieir representatives in Parliament, and diat unless they can command that majority, they can only sue in humble language for the alteration of any act of the Executive. This ruling implies, first, that the people are folly aud fairly represented ; second, diat the Adminis tration can do nothing daring the Par liamentary recess diat will be displeas ing to the majority, or that cannot await its verdict; and, third, that there exists in the representative of Majesty no separate Executive exist ence, but only the power to carry oat the will of his responsable advisers. In die reply of his Excellency to the resolutions of the last public meet ing, he states that, 'the ...