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LONDON WOOL REPORT.Â—FEBRUARY 24, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
LONDON WOOL REPORT.—FEBRUARY 24, 1866. Since our last report there has been consider-&lt;*> able inquiries for all descriptions of wool, more particularly of a combing character, and so urgent has been the requirements of many of the manufacturers that all old stock was bought with eagerness at very full prices, and sereral large parcels of newly •arrived wools have been sold at extreme rates. The sales, which commence on the Ist of March, are expected to have a Terr large— perhaps the largest—attendance of buyers ever known. Old stocks are all used up, and the con sumption so far has exceeded the very large production of last year; exceptional circum stances, no doubt, hare led to this, but it augurs well for the coming clip.— Home Newt.
BRITISH COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
BRITISH COMMERCIAL. By the Florence Irving, which arrived here on Thursday, the Queensland portion of the English February mails per Bombay was received. Our files are to hand to February 26. We extract the following items from the Home New* :— The Liverpool cotton market was heavy, and prices fell id per lb, owing to the decline and free receipts in America. The downward coune of the market for this important commodity forms another favorable point for our money market. There was no change in the corn mar ket. The same journal gives the following accoont of the London markets for colonial staples:— Hides: For all descriptions there has been a better demand and prices in many cases are fullj id and in some instances id dearer. At sale, 8615 salted, ex Cornwallis, sold, first heavy, 3£d to 4Jd; seconds, 3|d ; first light, 3Jd to 4d; seconds, 3£d to 3id ; kips, 4d. 1503, ex Flying Cloud, sold, best heavy, 3f d to 3£d; seconds, 3|d. 7 bales glue pieces, ex Corn wallis, sold, 3d ; 5 ton...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
Commercial Intelligence. IPSWICH STOCK MARKET. —William Hendren reports as follows, viz.:—Much vitality has been manifested in the stock and station business during the past month, although transactions nave been much retarded by the continued dry weather, which has been experienced throughout the whole of the western and north-western dis tricts of Queensland for a lengthened period. Plenty of rain has fallen at Rockhampton and Sydney, as well as all along the sea coasts. The scarcity of feed, and in some places the want of water, so deters and disheartens purchasers of both stock and stations, that though the period of the year has now arrived for the greatest activity, very little desire to invest seems to pre vail, except for store and fat stock to travel; the majority of buyers, of whom many are from the South, preferring to " bide their time," and see the result of the drought. In station pro perties, no sales have been effected as yet in Queensland, though several excellent p...
BRITISH SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
BRITISH SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. sfsdf We are indebted to Captain Banks for tb» following information in reference to the raove mcnts of the Queensland line of Black Ball packets;— Fockhampton, 1065 tons, Captain Christian son, from Queenstown, for Rockhampton, with 410 passengers, sailed January 28. Southern Ocean, 1261 tons, Captain Craig, from London, for Brisbane, with 438 passen gers, sailed January 30 : was detained at Ports mouth, by stress of weather, until February 18. Golden South, 975 tons, Captain Faithful!, from Liverpool for Maryborough, with 453 pas sengers, was detained by stress of weather, and was lying in the Mersey on February 24. Star of England, 15*44 tons, Captain Newell, from London for Brisbane, with about 450 pas sengers, to sail on February 28. Great Pacific, 20S0 tons, Captain Baillie, from Liverpool to Rockliampton, with about 700 pas sengers, to sail March 15. Netherby, 944 tons, Captain Owen, from Ply mouth for Brisbane, with about 400 passengers, to sail Ap...
Our Portfolio. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
Our Portfolio. SPIRITS.—Keep up your spirits by good thoughts. THE sunshine of life is made up of very little beams, that are bright all the time. The wickedest liar is he who lies for an object; the greatest liar is he who lies without one. To some men it is indispensable to be worth money, for without it they would be worth no thing. Spy and Hakoman.—He who turns spy for pleasure would not stickle to be hangman for business. Enjoyment.—Enjoy the pleasant company of your best friends, but in all enjoyments be temperate. Advice is like snow, the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. Love.—We paint love as a child; but he should sit a giant on the clouds, the great dis turbing spirit of the world. The hypocrite in religion kneels, like tUe first rank in a regiment, only tl.at he may take better aim at some one who stands opposed to him. Some men teach knowledge so awkwardly they make one believe it is a thing learnt with difficulty, and not...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. April 17.—Elizabeth, schooner, from Otsgo; Hotel, barque, from San Francisco ; Salamander, s.s,, from Melbourne. DEPABTUBES. April 16.—King Oscar, for Rockhampton; Jane, Mary and Rose, and E. K. Bateßon, for Newcastle; Prince Alfred, s.s., for Auckland ; Agnes Irving, s., for Grafton. April 17.—Bason (?), for London; Barwon, s.s., and Balclutha, s.s., for Melbourne; Cor warra, * for Brisbane 1038 ov the Britons' Queex. —We are in debted to Mr. W. Newell, a passenger by the Britons' Queen, for the following particulars of the loss of that vessel:—"The Britons' Queen, schooner, sailed from Port Denison for Sydney, via Brisbane, with a cargo of wool and tallow, on Tuesday, 13th March, and on tha morning of the 21st she went on the reef extending out from Masthead Island, and became a total wreck. The veaeel struck on the reef at about 3 o'clock in the morning, the wind blowing fresh at tho time, anil the night very dark. All attempts to get the vessel oil' having fai...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
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WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
WIND AND WEATHER. (Taken at Brisbane—above tea level, 70 feet.) Tabu snowing Kainpall (luring the Mouth of Apkil, from 1960 to 18US, inclusive: TIME AND QtUKTITT. 1860. Xumber of D*y» in which Eaiu feU... 18 1861.11802.' 1863. 1801' I860. 10 8 U lit 8 10-39 0-79 6 70 3-1S OW i F>U of Kain, by in- chet 7W
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
Holloway a Ointment axd Pills.—Rheu* matic Pains.—Many thousands of martyrs from rheumatism hare found human life but one long disease, and after consulting all the most eminent medical men in vain, and trying all sorts of supposed remedies without relief, hare grown weary of existence, and have ceased to hope for comfort on thu side of the grave, until some lucky accident has called their atten tion to Holloway's Pilla and Ointment. These are genuine remedies indeed! Persons bed ridden for month* with rheumatic pains and swellings, after the Ointment has been well rubbed into the affected parts, and the blood purified by the course of these Pills, have found themselves restored in an incredibly short time to perfect health, and ease.—Advt.
IPSWICH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
IPSWICH. In the produce market very little business has been done; the demand in many instances being greater than the supply. On account of the drought the maize crop has been a complete failure in these parts, and the great scarcity of feed has caused an unusual demand for hay of all kinds both in town and on the railway line. I have no arrivals to report, although there is a steady demand at high prices. In flour and bran the market is Tery heavily stocked, and prices are not so firm. Potatoes have been too freely shipped to this quarter, and they have also receded in price. Current quotations for both stock and produce may be set down as follow, viz.:—Fat cattle, cows and bullocks, £3 10s to £4 10s ; fat wethers, from 8s 6d to 11s ; store cattle, mixed, from 6 months to 6 years, 27s 6d to 325; ditto ditto, from 2 years to 6 years, 32a to 45a ; ewes, maidens, 14s 6d to 16s 9d; ewes, 4 years, 12s 6d; ewes, aged, 8s 6d to 9s6d. Oaten hay, £12 per ton; lucerne, £10; maize, 6s 9d per...
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. (For WholeiaU Price* tee - Commercial.") Bread, 6} to 7d per st-lbloaf floor, Adelaide, Ma to ate per 1004b bag Chilian and Californian, S3a to Sfia Beef. 3d to Id per Ib. Mutton, 4id per lb. Fork, 6d per lb. Veal, 64. Tea, 2s to 3* per lb. Sugar, 4d to «d per lb. Butter, Is 6d to 2s per lb. Eggs, 2»6d per dozen Uanu and Bacon, English, !■ 3d per lb. Bacon, Colonial, Is 2d per lb. Cheeae, Colonial, la 3d; English, Sa Potatoes, 9s per cwt. Sweet Potatoes, 8s per cwt. rinea 3d to Is each Bananas, lOd per dozen—scarce pumpkins, 6s per cwt, Id per lb. Cabbage, 3d to 6d each—soarae Carrots, 3d to 4d per bunch Onions, 4d per lb. Apples, 6d to 3s Turnips, 4d per bunch Green Peas, 3a per peck Oranjr' per dozen Tauia- • ~>d per lb. Maize, Queensland, 7s per bnshal Maize meal, 2M per lb. Bran, 2a to 2s 3d per bushel Seed oata, 7s per bushel; barley, fe M. All vegetables scarce.
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. Cooka, £26 to £39 Bush Carpenters, £53 to Housemaids, £30 to £M £65 Nurses, £15 to £26 Butchers. £50 to £55 Laundresses, £20 to £31 Bakers, £40 to £50 General servants, £18 to Stockmen, £10 to £55 £20 Bullockdrivers, £40 to £52 Kuraegiris, £5 to £12 Ditto, for overbading, £45 Married Couples (accord- to £60 ing to distance), £50 to Ditto, for farms,£loto£s2 £60 Useful men, £45 to £52 Ploughmen, £10 to £32 Cooks, men, £35 to £60 Gardeners, £10 to £58 Tradesmen, 8s to 12s per Milkmen, £40 to £50 day Shepherds (according to Navvies, 7s to 9s per day distance), £40 to£s2 Laborers, 6« to 7s per Hntkeepers (according to day. distance), £isto £31 With the exception of female servants, men for stations in the interior, shepherd*, and for the railways, the demand for labor is dull at th« present time.
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
Impoundings. Impouwded at Toowoomba. from Eton Yale, 11th April, 1866, by order of H. Nelson, Esq. Driving expenses, 2s. per head:—l bay hone, M over N in circle near shoulder; 1 brown hone, C over H OTcr T off shoulder, near fore and hind feet white, WP conjoined near shoulder, blaze face, P near neck; 1 flea-bitten chesnnt horse, like WB over T or WF over T orer JF off shoulder, star; 1 bay horse, TW OTer 2 near shoulder, C over J off shoulder, near hind foot white ; 1 bay horse, ± off shoulder, L OTer (h near shoulder, small star; 1 bay mare, MA near shoulder, CE near thigh ; 1 bay hone, SE near shoulder, star, near bind foot white; 1 black mare, C or G reversed near shoulder, star; 1 brown hone, JM near shoulder; 1 dark bsy horse, L over B near shoulder; 1 brown 'filly, like Of near •boulder; 1 bay colt, AB conjoined near shoulder, pq off shoulder; 1 bay horse, AM near shoulder, off hind foot white, star and snip, short tail; 1 chesnut bone, IMD near shoulder, like 25 near neck,...
ROCKHAMPTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. ARRIVALS. April 16. —Williams, s., from Port Denison. April 17.—James Peterson, s.s., from Sydney. DBPABTUBBS. April 16. —Janet, cutter, and Mary Smith, April—Janet, cutter, Mary Smith, schooner, for Maryborough. April 17.—Clarence, 9., and Queensland, s., for Gladstone. April 18.—Annie, brig, for Hobart Town.
GLADSTONE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
GLADSTONE. ARRIVALS. April 17. —Clarence, s., and Queensland, s., from Rockhampton. April 19. —Saxonia, s.s., from Sydney. DEPABTUBES. April 17.—Clarence, %., for Maryborough, at 11 p.m. April 18.—Queensland, s., for Maryborough, early this morning.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
CLEARANCES. April 14.—Golden City, Black Ball ship, 1365 tons, Captain W. C. Sargant, for London, in ballast. April 17. —Melmerby, ship, 1510 tons, Cap- tain Borlase, for Newcastle, in ballast. April 17. —Mary Lawson, barque, 381 tons, Captain Thompson, for Sydney, in ballast,
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. April 18. —Clarence, s., from Gladstone; Leiehhardt, s., from Brisbane. DEPABTUBES. April 19.—Elizabeth, and Bose, schooners, for Port Denison; Fairy, schooner, for Port Maokay; Leichhardt, s., for Rockhampton ; Queensland, s., for Brisbane.
Odds and Ends. UNKIND WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 21 April 1866
Odds and Ends. UNKIND WORDS. J.F.Y. How many hearts are cast in gloom! How often friendship broken! What bitterness of soul is felt, By words unkindly spoken! How many effort* rendered vaui By slundrr.s on repeated; By idle word* oil unprovoked, 11 ow iuumv true UeurU cheated ! A cruel word l>y envy flung, By jeHluu* ln'r.v dm-tod, Oil leaves v fatal vcjioin, aud There's one mure broken-hearted! Ob, whcu I hear an honest voioo, Plum houcst pmixe expressing, My full heart tow'rdu it warms at once, It's owucr hu3 my blessing. Poor consolation for us survivors that " the good die first." " Working fob Babe Life " is defined to be making clothe* for a new baby. " Mental Abstraction."—Stealing the ideas of others, and fancying them tout own. " You cruel man, ray tears hare no effect on you at all."—" Well, drojTtluMn, doar." The Two Kings.—The two lcingi that rule in England—Jo-king and Sino-king. Why is a stock gambler like a railroad train P— Because lie may be expected to smash up ...