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(From the S.M. Herald.) AMERICAN NEWS TO THE 16TH JANUARY. San Francisco, January 16th. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 14 March 1862
(Fra te 8. M. Herald.) AMERICAN NEWS T~o E 16r' JANUARY. . San Franciaco. January 16th. Private despatches received last evening, by telegraph from New York to Bsacramento. and from the latter point forwarded by steamer, state that exchange on London had gone.up to 114j, or 5( per cent. above par. In the grain market to-day there was but moderate action. All sorts, however, showed firmness; but the present requirement is for home consumption only. There was another elearance to day for Australia. The Albrecht aOswald was got off for Melbourne. taking 1966 sacks Barley, 12200 sacks oats, the whole valued at 15,160 dollars . .. January 8, 11 p.m. On the 6th Colonel Dunning, at the head of a Federal regiment, met a force of 2000 rebels in Blue Gap, Virinia, about seventy niles east orRommey. (olonel Donning immediately attacked the rebels, and, after a short engageinent, completely routed them. The Federals captired a number of prisoners, and all the cannon, waggons, and camp equipment...
THE EXPLORATION OF THE BURDEKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 14 March 1862
THE EXPLORATION OF .THRE BUBDEKIN. (From the Guasdan) - The following interesting report from Mr. Commissioner Dalrymple, has been received by Government, and has been handed to aus for publication. Mr. Dalrymple has completed the exploration of the lower part of the Burdekin, from the farthest point to the east reached by Dr. Leichhardt, to the sea, and has made a valuable addition to the geography of Northern Aus tralia.: Bowen, Port Denison, 12th February, 1862. Sir,-I have the honour to state, for the informa tion of His Excellency Sir George F. Bowen' G.C.M.G., that, having lately bad to visit the neighbourhood of Upstart Bay and the lower Bordekin Valley on official duty, I availed myself of the opportunity to connect my explorations of that river in 1859and 1860 with my maritime explora tion of its mouths in the colonial schooner Spitfire, in conjunction with Mr. J; W. Smith, B.N., in August and September of the latter year. 9. Passing Camp 460 of my eipedition of 1859 and 18...
AMERICAN ACCOUNT OF THE CAPTURE OF THE SOUTHERN COMMISSIONERS, AND RECEPTION OF COMMODORE WILKES IN BOSTON. Boston, 25th November. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 14 March 1862
AMERICAN ACCOUNT OF THE CAPTURE OP THE SOUTHERN COIEMISSIONERS, AND BEOCEPTION OF COMMODORE WILKES IN BOSTON. (Frorthe World (Yew York), 26th Noe?ebr.] Boston, 25th November. Notisithetending the severity of the storm, the welcome to Commodlore Wilkes was numerously attended and very enthusiastic. George B. Upton, and others of the committee of reception, met the commlidore, Lieutenant Cook, and Assistant Engineer Houston, on Land Wharf, and conveyed them in carriages to Fanneil Hall, which was densely crowded by citizens, including many ladies in the gallery. Mayor Wightman, in behafof the city of Boston. wade a brief address of welcome, as follows: "Captain Wilke,--ln behalf of the City Council I welcamo you to the city of Boston, and, as the ocisal representative of the citizens, I bid you a cordial welcome to this their cherished Temple of Liberty. Here, in the presence of those departed heroes whose deeds you so nobly emulated, we teuder to you the homage of our respect. We hon...
DEPARTURE OF MASON AND SLIDELL. Providence, 2nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 14 March 1862
DEPARTURE OF MASON AND SLTDELL. Proridence, 2ud January. The British gunboat Rinaldo left at 5 p.m., with Messrs. Mason and Slidell and snite on board. The agent of the government wlhoenperintended the removal of the Oommissioners from Fort Warren to the British gunboat, returned this morning. No appers were exchanged between the agent and the English commander, in connection with the delivery and reception of the Rebel Oommissioners. Quincy, December 24th. The Tr?iune' special despatch assyes "Lord Lyons had an interview with Secretary 8eward yesterday. It was friendly and satisfa0tory in its result. Lord Lydns is to have a Christmas party, and has issued invitations." General Kelly is driving the rebels before him. Near Winchester skirmishes occur:almost daily on the Potomac Near Newmarket on Saturday a skirmish took place, when twenty rebels were killed. . Halifax. January 4th. The steamer Magdalene, with dates from South. ampton to Saturday, December 21st, arrived attbis port on...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
NEW SOUTH WALES. (Props the Sydney fornsng Herald,) FORTIFICATIONS OF TE HsARBOW.--Tt Was nnderstood.a few days since that, .in order to be prepared for the dlangers to which the threatened war with America would exlpose this port.. the Government were taking steps for the moreljom plete fortification of the harbour; possibly the removal of that apprehension has served to make the proposed precautions appear unnecessary. All that has yet been done has been the commencement of pertain works by the Colonial Architect for the purpose of lputting the existing batteries in their most effective'state. As storekeeper for the defence that.olfcer has supplied the batteries with shot and shell,and.powder, and is about to construct tempo .rypowder magazines at the batteries at ers.oi acquarie's .-Chair, sat Forst Macquaries, and. at Pses Point- .and also to put the swhole of the gun carriages in a thiorongh state of repair. Twelve new g?uns are ahortly expected from England, and these will at ...
GAYNDAH. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
GAYNDAH. (Frme the2Bsureru drgjs) MnrsaLs.-Last week we were shown several specimens ofeopper ore, brought from theayicinity of Three Moon Creek; they were of a dark-green colour, and, from the description given of the appearance of the surface in that neichboorhood there is little doubt that a mine eists. Thezmineral wealth of the Burnett District has never been developed. Indications of gold and iron are cor man, and now copper may be added to the number. Who knows but that at a day not far distant, we may possess mines of copper equal to the far-famed ones of Port Curtis We have been shown a small specimen of the bread fruit, brought up from the coast by the party who lately went down to the mouth of the Bucoctt River. T.hehappeParanoesi pear shape, with a kind oft incrustation at the top, similar to the Bnunya Bunya in its first formation. This is the first time we have heard of the bread-fruit in Australia, amd though aware of its existence in the Polynseanh Goup, did not think...
YAAMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
YAAMBA. (From e Coerrepeondent of the Rockempten Autletin.) The launch of a barge at this place by Messrs. Winter and Co. bas been the means of exoitiug our smae township for the time being. This boat is built of materia obtained on the ground-Red Gum timbers, 'ea Tree planking, and Leichhalelrdt Bfloors and lining-thus testing our woods with respezt to ahip-building. She is built from lines by Mr. Winter, assisted by Mr. Frank Harbor. Mo ex pense has been .spared to give the timber a fair trial, and a satisfactory result is anticipated. The boat was launched to the minute at tile appointed time, and slid off the ways, on the due performance of the christening honours, as if by magic, and floated on the waters ol the Fitzrov-in the Ian guage of an en mayor of Sydney-" like a sanguine onus duck:' Her name, the Wide Awake, is a retort courteous to the badinage of one ofyour merchants, and it is trusted will prove that the Yaamba trades men are not sofojst asleep as he might wish to be...
ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
ROCKHAMPTON. tAPM 18* Rockhorpion Butleta March 8.) H•. . C. S. VIctro, a7 guns, Captain Norman, from Gulf of Carpenteisia, (Sunaeer's island) on the 12th ultimo, is now in Keppel Bay, for fuel, on her way to Mloreton Bay. Tracks of camels were seen on the banks of the Flinders, by Wa:ker, who arrived at the Albert River on the 7th December, and left again to follow up Burke's tracks on the 20th December. Walker was determined, if possible, to follow up Burke's track throughout; he has now been serventy-eight days from the Albert, and he may, therefore, be shortly expected in Melbourne. 11 provisionswere replenished by Captain ?orman, his supplies being amplefor four months, and with a little economy capable of serving the party for five months. Noizfeldt, one of Walker's party, has returned to Rockhampton, and his place has been supplied by a volunteer from the Victoria, Mv. rtbur Moore. The journey from Rockhampton to the Albert River occupied 104 days. The country from the Victor...
GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
TONE. 1 the 0'Connelflaeragb ink wrhd. (t se&ems are stilt lept ~n abllti fte sliig to the 4. tlii a desirable tes other day very sue iA#rt ofa them' Chinamen now staying who are said to possess be tfween them three or four thousand pounds. I expect that that rival township which is to be opened at the mouth of your river will not do your town any good. I am told that it is throngh Sir Charles.N icholson's inSuence that this new place is to be formed. It strikes me that your townspeople will not, at any rate, thank him for this act.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
IMPORTS. ,larene: 20 bales wool and sundries; Order. Kembl : 1 cease apparel, T. de L. Moffatt; I hhd brandy, I hhd rum, 2 qr-casks sherry, 6 cases geneva, 10 oases old tom, 10 eases brandy, 1 qr-cask wine, 5 cases whiskey, 1 case fruits, 2 cases mustard, 7- mate sugsr, 1 case oil, 8 boxes soap, 2 cases pickles, I qr-csak vinegar, I box currants, 3 bags nee, 1 keg apples, 1 keg ra1ins, 1 ease sardines, I ease biscuits, l case jams, 16 I chests tea, 1 ease fruito, 12 casks bottled beet, W. Gray & Co.; 1 case, R. Aland; I canvas bundle, 2 bales eart trees, T. G. Robinson, care of Hassell & Co.; 19 mats sugar, J. Pettigrew; 2 kegs ink, North Australian; 46 mats esagar, chests sea, J. Pettigrew; 2 half tier?sa tobseco, J. D. Moffatt; 8 packages leather, 0. Gorry; 185 mats eugar, J. Pettigrew; 1 case drapery, 1 case cheese, 2 casla earthenware, H. J.Lavers & Co.; 8 eases, 2 casks drugs, J. W. Aldrsd; 2 litbs brandy, Pantoe & Co.; 80 bags sugar, M. &...
MARYBOROUGH. INQUIRY INTO THE CONDUCT OF THE PAID MAGISTRATES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
MARYBOROOGIIH. (tram Ihe Marybaraugh Ckrnticle.j UIaEIRY INTO THE CONDUCT OF THE PAID . MAGISTRATES. On:Modady at 11 a.m.. an inquiry was commenced Into jhe conduet of Messrs. Kent and Sheridan, by Mears Cary-aqd.Brown, the rs8 of whom was the comnTsienor airppointed by the .Government for the urpose. We were informed by Mr. Brown on onday that he had not been appointed to enquire into the matter, bhut strange to say, that gentleman took his seat on the Bench a few minutes afterwards atd tolok part in the inquiry throughout. The strictest privacy was maintained, and we are-conse. ne?antqy anable to furnish a report of the proceedings. nt reithave been informed that the inquiry was conlned ato the Bench scene that occurred on 14th Jannary last; also thac Mr. Sheridan wished the Snveesgtigation to embrace other matters, but the Vommissionere stated that they had not the necessary power. About thirty witnesses were requested to qttend, but only about half-a-dozen were -exaamined, and t...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
EXPORTS. T ble l.ph: l e Aslas, ia8baleswoo), W, y. d Co.; 42 boa wool, *5 hides, 20 ?askO tallow, G. H. Wila nand Co. 29 bales awool, . O. Whitea; 7 bale wool, W Crai;es 9 ditto, J. Murphy; I casae, E. For rest0 1 bag sweet potatoes, Hendren and Co.; 23 cases fruit, ,Buloock 4 57 bhides, bundle calfskina, Heuss ler and Co.; I package warerpreof coats, Stewart and Remmant; I case frnit,G.8 . Leatlhes and Co.; 68S biuches bananas.? cases fruit, A. . Hockings; 1 bos lamps, W. and B. Brookes; 1 case fruit, Osborne; 1 parcel,W. Thrnton; I case fruit, 0. Perish; 15 eases, 1 cask fruit, 3. P. Meikle: 7 eaka, 1 ease fruit, G.Wag nr;a .11 oseas, .2 casks fruit, 10 buunches bananas, J. Brown; 1 ease fruit, G. Hrts I dito, J. Ballard; I ditte, M. Hughes; 1 ease, W. . Belbridgea; 1 ease, I Easkl fruit, D. P. Robeate; I pareefl . nummeror r 87 cases fruit, E. Skyring ; I case fruitJ.Hon; l Stases, S casks fruit, T. Clarke; S cases fruit, T. Unmack; case fruit, Mrs. Iankian; I box, Wittgenstein;...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Friday, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
LATEST INTELLIGENCI3I (From thr aurier.) ... ' SYDNEY. Fwd~v pm: A meeting was held here to.dajiaW isromots the cultivation of cottio, his Excell,, S e OGiernor ; presiding. Cepteins Tearns; s bili' ine of the speakers on the oeasion, aentedceil th' he had ' already idespatched vessess's hii esse, snd Coolie families, and else to Cank eia fr sunaway negroes, in orde: to establish a ·plbtatoin in Queensland, since no encouregement I aesended to him in New ?Soiuth Wales:BA prsio.al committee wese app6intedto eonfs~~etrihth e Government on the I sollee~td r. - A telegram reeieed by Msssre Greville end Hird, J from Orange this day ·.res aon seeont of a most Airutal outrage, committed ly two bnlhran?gers'in the:.seigihborhood of the LeRhlon .igginge. The isra tas robbeda shenty, sied ulp the Iopireto, s tshed his wife in the presence of hinself, a&tildren.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
SHIPPING. ARRIVPALS ?"•?. From Melbourne. -Kent ad Moravi~ n.' : DEpARTUREB. For Melbourne.--Fairy Queen, Ai9sttrah; Oceanie, OCmbrian. Swriftsere, Tnocohlnisre,. William Redston, Willikm Wright, and Mtrcba4: Prince. . - Fur Sydney. Star of Hope, Cairnoorw 4h uinian, Indian Ocean, Sebastian Cabot, andSL Hell. Theb Prince or Wales, a pad.l stearmer o.ymn. put into King George'a Sound forcoals and ?t?sg.' on the .th inet • ' Oasulty.--The Indian Ocean. frdr Lierpi1t Sydney, was swrecked on Wedford CGoast. All d saved. - .
DIARY. MEMORANDA FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
DI ART. NZIOB?.Asz, WoO raa erWK. Man.. lilas. o. fighWatr.on D | Set. Ris B Mot. IA. ?. 1i SI Tna?r . 1.... 6 8 1 I II . 1 60 19 W nDzD5AT ... I 0 t I 10 01 0 r 03 8. l0 Tanso. ...... 16 16 $ " t55tI1 120 81 )I ra .- ........ 8 6 7 (I 1 44 i 2 8 23 I SoRnnDr ......I 6 0 | 6 ( 230 t 0 .6 28' Sow AT ......... I 0 301 0 0 83 S0 I 346 3 4 MoaaTr ...... . . 10 0 6 4 I 4 10 I 4 34 The diference in time between high wtru at the B"r and ris.bne S I_ honr45aniauten, 0nd Ilnwich 4tours .5 minute, rhi.h dtS.Uea~e mastbes tdY t thCe tie e8hlgh war, the The eterly winds oan the COM a the Day, and the frashes in aheriver, oftaen?or a wrcatlon feam air tablo, but these ae usere yacldcietl, and porerned by no known law. Irjic 6utnm~Ianb gimeu.* TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1862.
PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 18 March 1862
PRODUCE MARAET. Hides.-Salesof Australian, at long prices, ;ar" changed. - ...... cienther.--Moreb hainesdoing in Australian -a_ former prices.- . Skins, Horns, and Bonee.-No sale dnrio, month. . -, i. ..l Bark.--Snall parcels of Mimoso sold r.veifu. prices Spirits.-Market dull, slight decline .in ,al kinds. ('allow.-Market given way in prioeR Sa. loweri than last month, further redactions expected. „..;:: Caor -Large arrivals of. all kinds from abmrods?l especially from America, causing a fall in prices,; .y. Rice--Common, one shilling lower, good -qunli ties maintain firm rates. Coffee,-Native and Plantation-Ceylon in .od,'s demand, the latter 2s. dearer. Cnopper.-Burra Bunrra is quoted at £101 lOs10a. . Sugar.-Fine qualities ready for sale, at rfir. price . s.. .,- . i·.