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METEOROLOGICAL. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
METEOROLOGICAL. (B7 ELECTRIC TELE&EJLPH ) (PHOM OTTB OWK COHBKSPOKOKWTS.) Uootown, May 7.-The weather* is still unsettled, with occ&sio al showers. BRISBANE, May 7.-The following are the forecasts for North and South Queensland r -Cloudy conditions over the greater part, although as before clear skies are likely at times. Rain may vet be expected on the coast, and in the central and far northern districts : winds between S.E. and E.Jf.E.; sea moderate. AT the Police Court on Thursday, before Mr. K. W. Kendrick, J.P., a first offender for drunkeness was admonished and discharged. TEDDY GtREEN has started a new business, and one that is likely r to increase largely. Hie has made arrangements for getting a> supply of fresh fish here daily from Towns viLLe. The fish is frozen in Townsville im mediately after being caught, and then put in air tight cases and forwarded direct here, so that when it arrives it is as fresh and sweet as when taken out of the water. Teddy is...
VERMIN ON CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
VERMIN OST CATTLE. To Mil lice. 011 cattle, an American fanner, in a letter to the paper, recommends the following : He uses carbolic crystals, mixed as follows; Slice thinly one pound of yellow bar soap, and inelt it in a pan. Then melt If or 2 ounces of carbolic crystals by setting the bottle in warm water. Turn the melted soap and carbolic crystals into a pail of quite warm, water. Star it well together till it makes good suds. Take a good-sized woollen rag or sponge and rub the suds into the hair until it wets the skin. The suds will kill any vermin on animals. [Nothing is better for killing ticks. He also considers it good for humours and for cleaning the skin. He has never seen any bad effect from its use.
BEINING HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
BEDraa HOUSES. The horse's mouth should be always " felt;" do not hang on by the rein, but touch lightly. If the horse is a slug he will want to stop when pulled at; if high couraged, then the more you pull at him the more he will want to pull at you. A light bridle hand implies constant and instant communi cation between horse and rider, to direct and control. A heavy hand leaves no margin for direction when really required. Moreover, in the event of a stumble or a false step, prompt and timely support from the reins aids to shift the horse's centre of gravity further backwards, and so to save a fall. When, you pull up do so with, a firm and steadily increasing pressure of the rein; not with a,jerk-the latter spoils the horse's mouth and manners also-though you really do not seek to lift the horse's head high up, but simply to afford him a support to his neck when outstretched in his effort to save hie balance. A stumbling Ivors® at once drops his head and neck. Pulling him up ease...
PROVIDING LIME FOR HENS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
PROYIDIlfa LIME FOE HEXTS. The best way of providing lime is to put a lump of lime in the drinking vessel Some of the lime will be dissolved in the water and thuB drunk by the liens. Lime will also assist in preventing the spread of roup through the agency of the water, and it sometimes aids in correcting bowel disorders. It is at least clieap, and will do no harm, whether beneficial or not; but we can safely assert that by keeping a small lump of lime in the water |k will prove of great advantage. JLeboh Bay was well enjoyed by the children of the Millchester State SchooL After planting 12 tees the children were arranged round the play shed, and plentiful supplies of .buns, biscuits, lollies, oranges, apples, bananas, lpi»nna&lt;ifl and ginger ale weee distributed among 220 cheery faces. The chairman of the committee (Mr. F. Q,uinn)addsessed the children, and thanked the parents and friends for their liberal con tributions to the funds for Arbor Day's teat. The young people...
Odds and Ends. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
Ik France there is a Government tax of 2 per cent, levied on all bete on races. Hie Sultan of Turkey has attacked to Ills body guard a soldier who is 310 years old. The Gear has expressed his intention of putting down duelling in the fiussiau Aiiuj&lt; ifing Leopold of Belgium is an indefati gable walker, and has an invincible objection to wearing gloves. In &lt;3ermany the law makes servants give a montli'H notice before leaving. Themis tress must give a similar notice before a dis charge. The Bank of England was established in 1694, and is older than any of the institu tions of the class in any other of the great nations. A voung woman , in Michigan who had. obtained £1000 in a breach of promise suit, lias rewarded her chief witness by marrying him. Dr. FLatoff, a Russian physician, is author itv for the statement that the suo flower can be advantageously used as a febrifuge, as a substitute for quinine. Colonel" Cody, better known to fame as Buffalo Bill, is said ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
Postal Intelligence. ~ . ? TIME OF ARRIVAL A3fD DEPARTURE OF MAILS AT THE CHARTERS TOWERS POST OFFICE. Mails Close as under: For Brisbane -Every Sunday and Wednesday, a& 8 p.m " Townsville-Thrice daily-12.30 p.m, 4. ««. and8p.m u Millchester-Twice daily-9*40 a.m and 8 p.m " Siack Jack aad Stockholm-Daily, at 8,30 a.m " Balfe's Creek, Homestead, Pentland, Torxens" Creek, Prairie-Daily, 9.40 a.m 3t Qoeenion, Maerossan Bridg-e, Selllieim, Ravens wood Junction, Bead River -Twice daily 12.30 p.m and 8 p.m INLAND HAILS, I/eave Charters Time of Time of Towers for:- Departure. Arrival. Broughton ... Friday, 9 a.m Friday, 11 a~nr Georgetown ... Wed, 9.4f) a.in Tuesday. 8ij.nz Hngfaenden ... Daily, 9.40 a,m D'ly, 6.25 p.m Hfflgrove ... Wed,8p.m Tlm'dy, 6 a.m Mount Leyshon... " " " 10 " fiavenswood .... D'ly, 12.30 p.m D'ly, 6.20 p.m Richmond Downs Wed, 9.40 a.m Thars, 8 pan Kishton ... ... Friday, 9 a.m Friday, 2 pja Y ATT TATT & O" TIKBER XERCHlHiT^ CONTRACTORS, BUILDERS, UND...
AFTERNOON SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
AFTEBIJOOF SITTINGS. Sam Fong re-called, said he saw a little mark ion prisoner's arm on 26th Feb. This was the case for the defence. Bebufctal evidence was also given by the prosecution. j Constable Evans deposed that he saw the prisoner at Pentland on February 26 j he complained, that his ribs were broken; he examined prisoner, and found no marks on him; knew All Q.uinn; he was living with prisoner j Ah Q.uinn could speak English ; jfcg^spoke to him about the case, and Ah ^^^on said he knew nothing about it. Sir Macna ughton: Will swear he did not sayr~"L;no savee." Ah Lee, re-called, stated that Ah Q.uinn was not present when the prisoner hit Ah Xiinn; Q.uinn could speak good English. This concluded the evidence, and counse1 having addressed the jury, His Honor summed up; he pointed out that the jury, if they did not think the prisoner guilty of mur der, could bring in a verdict of manslaughter; it was the duty of the Crown to satisfy the Jury that Jimmy Ah I/inn was dead, and th...
AFTERNOON SITTINGS. On the Court resuming— [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
AFTERNOON SI i TINGrS. I On the Court resuming jwr. I5yrne tendei-ed a number of counter pleas. . -? His Honor said it was strange that in a district like Charters Towers, claiming to lime 30,009 people within a. radius of thMy miles, that such a email number of special jurors could be obtained. It pointed to one of two tilings either great carelessness on the part of those who compiled the lists, or else collusion between theofficiale and those qualified to serre, by which tiie latter escaped being placed on the jiMyJist. \ The Associate read the counter pleas put in by M*. Byrne. Mr. Power contended that inasmuch as an order had been made by Mr. JusfciceMans field to increase the Jury panel from 164© 48, a special precept should have been issued in accordance with that order. The order should have been carried out 6trictly as made by Uifi Honor. The number sum moned was only 35. His Honor eaid inthat eaee, if there were, my, six misdemeanours, a special juiy of 48 furore wouldbe n...
LATE SPORTING. TURF GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
TURF GOSSIP. (BR HERMIT) F KID AY next is a date which must be carefully borne in mind by horse owners, for on that day entries have to be made for the handicaps in connection with the Towns ville Turf Club Annual Meeting, run on June 18 and 19. The races which require attention are the Corinthian Cup of 40 sovs., Townsville Cup of 200 sovs., Separation Handicap of 65 sovs, Aplin Mile of 80 sovs, Town Plate of 140 sovs, Ladles' Bracelet, value 35 sovs to first and 5 sovs to second, and the Farewell Handicap of 40 sovs. As the date of closing, Friday next, is the second day of the Hughenden races, and as most of the horseowners are likely to be away at the Western town, it would be a great con venience to them, and uerliaps result in the obtaining of a, few additional nominations, if Mr. Elliott were to arrange with Mir. S liter to receive entries for him at Hughenden. " fo-^o," of the Townsville Bulletin, in forms me that by the Barcoo, Mr 3. Annin^ landed a two-year old colt recent...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
MARRIAGE. LITTLEFORD-HARRIS.-On 29th April, at the Wesleyan Parsonage, Charters Towers, by the Rev. J. Bowes, George Littleford, only son of the late Richard Littleford, of Birmingham, England, to Louisa Harris, fourth daughter of James Harris, Charters Towers. MARRIAGE. WATTS-MORAN-On April 30th at St. Columbia Church, George Watts to Ada Maria Moran, eldest daughter of T. F. Moran, Ravenswood Junction. &nbsp; DEATH. CHIPPERFIELD -At the Grand Secret, Charters Towers, George Chipperfield, on the 21st March, after a long and painful illness. Age, 61 years. Deeply regretted.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
Local and General. It will be seen by our telegraphic news that parliament has been prorogued until the 2nd June. The Thursday afternoon special passenger trains from Charters Towers to Macrossan Bridge ceased running after Thursday last, 7th inst., until further notice. IN the will of William Deacon, late of Queenton, Charters Towers, engineer, de- ceased, probate was granted on 25th instant to Jane Deacon, the widow. Amount £488 5s. THE following vital statistics for the month of April have been furnished us by Mr Gibson, Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. Births: 42 males, 42 females, total 84. Deaths: 9 males, 5 females, total 14. Marriages: 17. All the State School children (boys, girls and infants) had a holiday on Friday in con- sequence of its being Arbor Day. There was no ceremony, the only visitors being the members of the committee and a few parents. Several trees were planted in the vicinity of the school buildings, and the children were dispersed to enjoy their...
The Towusville Election. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. TOWNSVILLE, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
The Townsville Election. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. TOWNSVILLE, May 4. The full returns of the Townsville elec- tion are ae follows:— BROWN. Townsville ... ... ... 806 Hughenden ... ... ... 48 Total ... ... 854 OGDEN. Townsville ... 655 Hughenden ... ... ... 18 Total ... 673 Informal ... ... ... 23 Majority for Brown ... ... 181 Total votes polled was 1550, as against 1184 at the general election. Intense in- terest was taken in the election,and the pro- ceedings were remarkably orderly. JIMMY, an aboriginal, was charged at the &nbsp; &nbsp; Police Court on Friday, before Mr W. G. Kelly Cusack, P.M., with the murder of &nbsp; another blackboy, named George, at Toomba, an out station of Lalworth. The evidence of Wm. Wilson, a stockman in charge of the out-station, was taken, and did not differ materially from his statement published in our issue of yesterday . It ap- peared from the prisoner's own statement to Wilson that he shot Geor...
NORTHERN SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. MONDAY, MAY 4TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. MONDAY, MAY 4TH. BEFORE HIS HONOR MR. JUSTICE CHUBB. Mr G. R. Byrne prosecuted for the Crown. The members of the legal profession present at the opening of the Court were as follows: — Messrs Selwyn Smith, Crown Solicitor; Follet Milford, Macnaughton, &nbsp; ton, Jameson, C. Downs, barristers-at-law; John Marsland, A. Turner, Dwyer, Leu and Lilley, solicitors. The following jury were excused through illness:— Andrew Huxley, T. Woodward, Benjamin Hooper. His Honor asked the Crown Prosecutor why there was a second panel of special jurors. Mr Byrne: The second panel was to try Mr Vosper, and was struck in pursuance of an order of Mr Acting-Justice Mansfield. He did not purpose to take any civil business that day. The special jurors were discharged until Wednesday morning. ATTEMPTED MURDER. Anthony Convey was arraigned on a presentment charging him with wounding with intent to murder one William Fraser, at Charters Towers, on 8th October 1890. There were a...
AFTERNOON SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
AFTERNOON SITTINGS. On the jury in the case of Anthony Convey being called in, the foreman stated that they found the prisoner guilty on the second count of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. The prisoner was remanded for sentence until next morning. SHOOTING WITH INTENT TO KILL. Michael Frayer was charged with shooting at, with intent to murder, his wife, Frances. Frayer at Bluewater Creek on 5th Novem- ber last. The following jury was exnpannelled; F. G. Hibbert, D. Missingham, S. Carbis, T, Haydon, F. McInerney, M. Bissett, W. T. Jenkins, E. McAlister, A. J. Andrews, O. R. Brown, G. E. Pottendon. The prisoner conducted his own defenee and the following evidence was taken :— Frances Frayer, wife of prisoner, stated: I saw the prisoner on 5th November near the hospital; he said he would have the child- ren or have my life; I went to my place at Blue Water Creek, where I was living in a tent with James Francis Burke ; I had two children there; my husband came out be- t...
VICTORIA MELBOURNE, May 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
Victoria Melbourne, May 6. The amount subscribed for a fund to give a complimentary race meeting to Mr. E. S. &nbsp; Chapman (" Augur") of the Australasian, and the profits on the meeting amount to a total of £2159. * A deputation of ladies waited on the Pre mier to-day, and asked for the introduction of a Bill in Parliament extending the fran chise to women. ; ^ ^ ? The Evening Standard newspaper was sired to-day, in the County Court, by Thos. Suroer, of Kingwood, for £>99 damages far alleged libel, contained in reporting remarks of solicitors to .the Bench, which contained ~ statements subsequently proved to be untrue. ! A. verdict was given for the defendant newe i*aper.
Charleville News. CHARLEVILLE, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 9 May 1891
Charleville News, May 1. The union demonstration passed off peace- fully and quietly this afternoon. Between 650 and 700 men took part in it, half of whom were on horseback. All wore a piece of blue ribbon in their button hole. The procession, headed by a band, circled the town, winding up by dispersing on the out- skirts near the pound yard. All legitimate business is at a standstill, and it is generally considered that should those who may be manipulating the strike wires persist in the present course of conduct, the district will be under the influence of lawlessness and crime. Droving is about at a standstill, and intimidation haunts the main public highways. Charleville, May 3. The position of affairs here is unchanged, except that extra vigilance appears to be observed by the authorities. Men from the far west, old and young, have been collected here, but the town is orderly so far. The guards have been increased at the railway and public buildings. Charleville, May 5. The com...
In Adjacent Colonies. Melbourne Information. MELBOURNE, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 16 May 1891
In Adjacent Colonies. Helfconnic Information. ME i/BOUBK F,May 11. A largely attended mass meeting was iield in Flinders Park yesterday, presided over by Mr J- Graham, of the Trades Hall Council, and twenty other - representatives of the Trades Hall Council were present, besides McDonald, President of die Australian Labor Federation, D. Bowman, Vice-presi dent., and II. Burgess, delegate from the Queensland Strike Committee. The action of the Queensland Government iu sending the police and military to the shearing districts was denounced, and it was eMed that $ie present dispute should not be regarded as confined to Queensland but was the prelude to a general attack on labor. The imported outrages committed by shear ers were denounced as false statements, and the report that unionists were seceding, was aleo stoked to be untrue. A telegram was read from Queensland stating that there had been 110 secession from the union tanks. A resolution was carried that the bosh work ers of Queen...
Police Intelligence. MONDAY, MAY 11. (Before Messrs. E. H. Ayton, E. Phillipson, and George Cavey, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 16 May 1891
tolke &lt;M MONDAY, MAY 11. (Before Messrs. E. H. Avion, E. Pliillipson, and George Cavej, J's.P.) I EMEST HOBSOST V. Catherine Sogers, assault and battery. There was no appearance of either party, and the case was struck out. Simeon Bird v. Mrs Mary Ellen Griffiths, alias Mrs. Evans, malicious destruction of property. Mr L. W- Marsland appeared for the prosecution, and Mr. Milford for the defence. The complaint was that defendant I with some other women went to the com plainant's house on the night of May 1st iir search of another women named Hazel, and not finding her, broke windows and did other damage.to the tanks and the house, threw stones on to the top and sides of the house^^ knocked down a picture, and did other injury. All the plants in the garden were destroyed,, also the front door of the house, the bottom of the fence, the end windows, and two side windows, a tank, and two sheets of iron and a picture. The value of the property was estimated at £12 I3s. Defendan...
News from Richmond Downs. RICHMOND DOWNS, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 16 May 1891
Kens from Sielimond Downs. KICHMOKO DOWNS, April 8. MI. _ J n F» ? * The military escort and 75 free laborers from Huglieuden for Cambridge Downs ar rived four miles from Richmond to-day, and expect to cross the river to-morrow. The escort was composed of thirty mounted infantry under the command of Captain Johnson, and twenty infantry under Lieut. Gordon. Everything was very quiet on the road, no shearers being about, all having left for Cam bridge Downs to try some of their " manly" work before the arrival of the troops ther.?. . The NOETKEEN MIXERS have just arrived, and the boys are busy reading them. BICHMOKD BOWS, May 9. The free laborers for Cambridge Downs, under escort, passed through here this morn ing. A few unionists met them coming into town. There was no demonstration of any kind, and the unionists appear to be rather disheartened. A lot of laborers intend try ing to cross the Flinders to-morrow, which is just about erossable now.