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The North Australian. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
Q%e cfoif giistraliiw. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, IS6*. As was to be expected the memorial addressed to the Duke of Newcastle met vith the most vehement vitupera tion at the hands of the Guardian. Were it not that the article displays at every point that systematic misstate ment and insolent abuse founded upon it — unhappily characteristic of oar con temporary — it would not be worth noticing. Argument it has none, and we care little for the dogmatic assump tion which takes its place, bat it is necessary to correct Borne of the most prominent falsehoods in which that article abounds. In the first place we are told that in asmuch as it was not a ' petition'' pre sented to the Governor in the first instance, but a set of ' resolutions' — the Throne is beside the question. Now his Excellency the Governor and Mr. P»«».-i -jo i in in lies ? I 'Vf -———i— sFon complained 6f,ifitexist at all. Any one who reads tUe letter of the Private Secretary to Mr. RAFt, or of Mr. Herbert to the Mayor, will ...
POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
POLICE COURT. Monday, Febbcabt 22. Bridget Fitzsimuions. charged with drunkenness, was discharged, on the state ment of the Chief Constable, which was to the cTect that she was one of the oldest in habitants in Ipswich, and never w«s before in chokcy. Thomas Cox, for using ohsence language lits lirst offence, and having atoned pretty fairly, since Saturday in the lock-up, was discharged.
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
TELEQBAPHIO STEWS. Ithbodoh oBknLxB ahd sisn, araTsa's AOEBTI.1 6YDKEV. Febrnnrv SO. The Boyal Msil Steamer Madras liai taken 7C10 onnces of gold uid 75,510 sover eigns to England. February 22. The Glimpse, from Honolala, arrircd ? yesterday, bringing news to December 23 from Washington, and to December 30 from , California. The following items of intelligence are interesting: — On die 14tfa December, General Longstrect attacked ths pnrsoiogcsmlry under Sbok leford near the Cumberland Gap. The Federals retreated in disorder, losing seventy-four men in hair a mile. On the 15th, mnre than 2000 persons took the oath of allegiance in Norfolk. -Batter is rsuiag en srtnv of negroes. Davis has resolved to institute a con scription to enlist all between fifteen anl fifty years of age, both whites aad negroes. It is stated that he intends to' precipitate them upon Washington, Pennsylvania, ana Ohio. Boseneranz has been sent to St. Lonis. ,,3au- AimCedsnta Congresa bas abrogated the mossptube...
IPSWICH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Monday. February 22. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
IPSWICH. fFBOV OOB OWS OOBBBSrOMMSST.J Mondav. February 22. The Right Rev. Dr. Quinn administered ! Confirmation, yesterday, in the Roman Catholic Church. The appearance of the children was most respectable and edifying. They all seemed to have given fnll satis faction to their examiners. His Lordship addressed them in a most affecting and elo ? a, _____ *__ __.(?#? nnhltArVfl RaUDd UUUHb WrUIUUi—'UlC Ultra* »«?«?-— ? - could with ease take in the meaning of the preacher. There is great preparation for the turning of tbe sod. The eclat which will be dis played on the occasion will be a memorable feature in the history of Queensland. A large number of the Brisbanites. particu larly the fair portion or them, are expected to grace the event with their presence. The members of the Elocution Class intend giving us a grand treat on tbe eve of the day. Constables Broaderick and Bodel are sus pended for allowing one Peter Hallam. for whose aparebension they had a warrant, to escape after ar...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
ASSTVAI. Fbbwtaw 21.— Telegraph. j«taaiB. TOO tons, Captain Coote, from Sydney. tus« S«^!ana Mb. J. ttort. Mr. and Wrt. Morgan and cnud. Mr. and Mrs. Lookbart, Mrs? Weaver, Mrs. Smith. Jfa Kte hardmge, Hr. WhMey. Mr. Bottor, Mr. PeacnvTMr: Darham, Mr. A. Monty, Mr. C. Munro, Mr.Pitton, Mr. S. Pearee. Mr. Butler, Mr.Wncoi, Mr. SpDer.Mr. A. Rose, Mr. Hidhauand, Mr. Outridge, Mr. & Moon, Mr. J. G. ?While. Mr. T. Taylor, Mr. i. Aah hridgB. ana 45 in the steerage. IMPOSTS. Telegraph, Cram Sydney: 1 hogshead treade, 20 tags maize, Felton, Young, ana Co: 1 cask beade. B. Oliver; 2 eases periodicals, J. Millar; 5 cases fruit, 4 bags rice. 2 casks blacking, 1 bale bags. 2 casks, 6 cases lobsters, 1 case* oil. 1 half-pocket hops, 2 cases crystals, 1 box bine, 1 cask unto, 8 boxes raisins, 2 packages brooms. 1 bale lines, 4 packages clothes pegs, 28 mats sugar, 4 chests, 1 box tea. 2 cases jams, 1 case, 1 package sundries. F. M. Bailey; 12 cases oysters,. 6 bales lines, 100. cases ge n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
SfpilHttlttf '/QfriffBim tnTy ? KAIL STEAMER. '~ Qdeskelaxd Swum Nayioaxioh Co. CB^SL'mHB MA.IL 8TEAMER / 5M»^^ L QUEENSLAND, will I Wfamm^i^ntta Maryborough. \ Vl-HTBai GLADSTONE, and ROCK HAMPXOX. on TUESDAY. March 1, JOIIK STEPHENS. Secretary. '~ STEAM TO SYDNEY. = ., afifa£-L. fllHE A. 6. H. Company's SwMK&w 1 Steamer TELEGBAPH, JHSSis^ wilt be despatched for the - ?SwanS above Pott, on WEDNES DAY, the 24th February, at 9 m-m. HENBY O'BEILLY. Agent jt ? ggflttS- ? « BRISBANE GA8 COMPANY.— Notice / is hereby given that a Meeting of Hie £ Sharehoiden of the above Company will be ™ bold, at die School of Art*, on TUESDAY, A| the S3rn February instant at Half-pact f Seven o'clock p.m- for the purpose of elect- A ing Directors ondef the DeM of Settlement .f. All Shareholders must pay the deposit on '' their shams into the Bank of New South ™ Wales by SATURDAY, the 20Ui Febrnary r5 instant. «tid no person wDl be admitted to * the sftovs meeting without proancing his _fi deposi...
WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
1STSD AND WKATHEE. February 20. — Brisbane, SJL, fine ; Lyt ton, S.E, fine ; Ipswich, calm, fine ; Laidtey, calm, fine; Toowoomba calm, fine; Dray ton, S.EL, Sue ; Warwick E., fine ; Dalby, E, fine ; Sydney, E.N-E. fine.. February 2L— Brisbane, S.E, fine; Ly» toD, S.E, fine; Ipswich. S.E., showery; Lafley, EL, showery: Toowoomba, 'E-, cloudy; Drayton, S.EL, cloudy; Warwick, calm, fine; Dalby. S.E, fine. Feornary 22.— Brisbane. S.E, fine ; £-ty- ton. S.E, fine ; Ipswich, S.B* fine; Laidley, E. fine; Toowoomba, E, fine; Drayton, EJS.Kfine; Warwick, 8.E^ strong, cloudy ; Dalby, S.E,. fine.
CORRESPONDENCE. MB. DOYNE ON THE QUEENSLAND RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
CO EMEtSSFOiraSE: r-TO£i MR. D0YNE ON THE QUEENSLAND RAILWAY. Tbe following letter appeared in the Mel bourne Argtu of the I2th instant: — Sir, — in an article copied from tbe Tea man of the 9th instant into the Argta of the ICtli. on the relative merits of tramways and railways, the following paragraph oc curs: — 'A railway worked by locomotives is said by its engineer. Mr. Filzgil-l-on, to hare been recently completed at Nelson. New Zealand, for £2000 per mile ; but the amount seems so small, that the case, if true, most be so exceptional, that it will not do to stand npon as an example.' As this statement is very erroneous, and I am iu a position to give yon the exact facts of the case, I trust yon will lend the aid of your columns to correct a mis-statement that has already been too largely circulated. I was the consulting engineer for the rail way in question, and as I designed the works for it, I am familiar with all the cir cumstances attending its construction. The Dun Mount...
CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
CRICKET MATCH. Tub Cricket Match of the Victorians Eleven e. Twenty-two— which .was com menced on Saturday last; was remarkable for everything bat the results achieved. The Eleven, who went in first, succeeded in scoring only fifty-five. . Tbts.ofconrse.may be xnunlvu-Bunnted for from the bet that their opponent* had such m lust in the new that it was next to impossible for tie ball to discover a crevice whereby to escape in order to anmdafiir chance for * run. , ;T^twies%la^dU$nGnitely^ocBe than score tuLrty^one. Bnfcmuyof the^membnBof die majoni^wete^ln'e^menced beginners, ' HachisvjP laiiynteat wuHiitSa , ^Diercj^ei s^solne -AUUmaVm. Ti fcl .iTiin ' ' mIm1 IiiiJmWb ' !??? mahltui fifus- afasrsmrk *rf wSTirtl chosen Eleven. On die other side Aldis and H'Nish were equally sneccssfnl.— bowling np these slow ricocbelting Kalis, which came with a bop, skip, and a jump, leaving tlie stamps spread far and wide apart in the sliapn of a spread eagle. The match will be concluded on Saturda...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1864. Before the Police magistrate. DRUNKENESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Saturday. Febedaet SO, 1864, Before the Police Magistrate. DBUHKEKKESS. Wilson Russell, and Edward Bradbce. both charged with drunkenness, were each fined 10s. FURIOUS BIDING. John Sutherland was charged with fnrious riding, which action was occasioned by an over-applieation of the spur, rather tlian by my disposition of the horse to prove his ex cellence in speed. Fined £3, aud costs of court. X KUISAKCE. William Fletcher, of Edward-street, was fined 10s. anrl 3s. 6d. costs for maintaining a nuisance in his yard. ASSAULT. Joseph Cuthbert accused bis wife and step-daughter with a violent assault. Post poned till Monday morning.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1864. Before His Honor Chief Justice Cockle. ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE FOM GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
JIoh-DAT, Febbuaby 22, 1861. Before His Honor Chief Justice Cockle. ATTEMTT1SG TO ESCAPE FOM GAOL. Patrick Collins pleaded not guilty to the charge of attempting to escape from the custody of tlie military guard at the Botani cal Gardens, when a prisoner serving out a period in the Brisbane gaol with hard labor. Owing to an informality in the in formation, iiis Houor notified tbe Attorney General that unless a remand were asked for he scould arrest the judgment at tlie close of the trial. The case was, however, proceeded with. Tlie particulars bave already been published at the bearing be fore the police conrt. It will bs remem bered tbaton December 22. the prisoner was sent ont in company with 24 otherjprisoners in charge of & corporal and file of men of the 12th Regiment, Mr. Sncyd, Governor of Uie gaol, testified to prisoner's identity, &c, and Jeremiah Daly, Sheriff's Bailiff, con firmed his statement. A point of law now arose. The Chief Justice addressed the jur...
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE PHILO ' SOPHICAL SOCIETY. ; At a special meeting of the Philosophical Society, wbieli was held last night, in the Council Chambers, Mr. Higgles was voted to the chair. Tbe minutes of the last meeting were mad and .confirmed, and though it was a special meeting, called for the purpose of revising tbe present bye-laws, it was pro posed by Rev. George Wight, and seconded ly Mr. Le Tiould, that the nsoal business should be proceeded with. Tim fc-Hol 4e Mr- Bobert Austen, Engineer of Beads. was proposed by Mr. Bawnsley for member ship. Mr. Le Gould placed on the paper a notice of motion, to the effect that all members of the press he admitted to all regular meetings of tbe society, to taka notes of the proceedings and transactions of tbe society. This motion will be duly dis cussed and determined upon at the next .regular meeting. The revision of the bye-laws was then considered, aud a new code framed and adopted. After the usual vote of thanks to the chair, the me...
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
Mokdat, Febuvabv. 22. Befobe tbe Police Magistrate. Edward Bnrne was charged with being drank and disorderly. Burne pleaded guilty and was fined 10s, or seven days imprison ment. The fine was immediately paid. ttOsa jnCLiono vu again nuouueu ivi another week. George Johnson was ch rged with fn rionslj- driving a horse and cart. Tbe de fendant admitted tlie charge and was fined tlie smallest penalty tlie act allowed, viz., 40s. and 2s. 6d. costs. CFOBMACTOX FOB BREACH OF TBE FCBLICAKS ACT. Daniel Peterson, «f the firm of Peterson andYouuger, storekeeper* of South Bris bane, was charged by chief constaUe Lewis with selling 2 bottles of nun, without a license for that purpose. Mr. Garrick appeared on behalf of the In land Revenue Office, and Mr. Doyle on behalf of the firm. i.iO.-1-.i giniiir iiomhrf by BIr. G«r nck. was a carpenter and resided t-JSssSi South Brisbane ; recollected being in their store on Saturday evening tbe 13th instant, between 8 and 9 o'clock : saw two shopmen behi...
AUCKLAND. January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
AUCKLAND. January 31. The Susannah Cathbertliasbrongbt news from Auckland to the 15 tb. It is stated on reliable authority that fifty rebels 'ft lie Ngatawaliata tribe bare given op their arms and ammunition, and hare undertaken to fight no more against the British. 3000 troops axe before Piko Piko. Con stant firing is going on between the uatives aid the British pickets.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
Iptflfoamg gMttttctnmdi \ ? To the Worshipful the Justices of the E feaea, anting in ana for the District of Brisbane, in Queensland, r RICHARD POWER, new residing L .t Fortitude V«Mey, in the City TO «T Brisbane, *- hereby give notice THB thmt it is my intention to apply at Parisl «be next Monthly Licensing Meeting or le gpecUJ Petty Session, to be hold»u for this fie district on tbcTEighth day of March next M ensuing, for a Publicans* license for the B »ata of fermented TandRprrituouB liquors in 8 the hoase ana appurtenances thereunto be- n leasing, situated at Leichhardt-Btreet Spring Hill, in the City of Brisbane, con taining three sitting-rooms and six bed rooms, exclusive of those required by my \ family. The house is my own property and XX* is not,' at present occupied, and has never sen, I beam Hoensea, and which I intend to keep street eaanlnnorPabfic-hoose. X am married, at 11 asd bare five children. I have held a 1 publicans* 'general license for sixteen months. Given und...
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SESSIONS. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 20, 1864. Before the Full Court. ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
SUPREME COURT. CRIMINAL SESSIONS. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 20, 1864. Before the Full Court. ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE. UPON the motion of the Attorney-General Mr. Edward O'Donnell MacDevitt was ad- mitted to practise as a barrister. Upon the motion of Mr. Lilley the condi- tional admission of Mr. B. K. Macnish was confirmed absolutely. Upon the motion of the Attorney-General the conditional admission or Mr. Thomas Keane was confirmed absolutely. Upon the motion of Mr. Lilley tbe condi- tional admission of Mr. Edward Doyle was confirmed absolutely. Upon the motion of the Attorney-General, Mr. John James Wilson was conditionally admitted to practise as an attorney, solici- tor, and proctor of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Upon the motion of Mr. Gore Jones, Mr. Ambrose Sullivan was admitted absolutely to practice as an attorney, solicitor, and proctor of the Supreme Court of Queens- land. PALMER V. HUTCHINSON AND ANOTHER. This was a demurrer to the defendant's plea. Thc Attorney-General and...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 23 February 1864
ITOTES .A-lNrjD NEWS. GovEBKKcrr, anticipating an election struggle in the forthcoming choice of mem bers to fill the vacancies for the district of Luicbbardt, have appointed Uie following places as additional polling places fur that purpose : — tLneoitorw, lauon, von Cooper. Kuialben. Bowen, Peak Dostob, Inglewood, and Blackay. Fob the purpose of adding to the effi. cieucy of the Police Force throngliont the colony, the following Inspectors bare been appointed .-—Charles George Gray, Esq., John Jardine, Esq., Frederick Bavlins, Esq^ Thomas John Griffin, Esq. Duncan McDiannid' Sinclair, Esq, William Henry Abbott Hirst, Esq., John O'Conncll Dligb, Esq.- Phillip Piunock, Esq, Iilt3tll«uaufcw t\»Mvw &»»«: ? «*?».«» --.«*. Mamr. Em9~ IT, Wrf»rfot William Our. JE»q, Frederick Wheeler, Esq. ; to be subinspec tors of police. Second Lieutenants of Na tive Police : — Thomas Spence Williams. Esq., Balph £. G. Johnson, Esq., William Henry Bayley, Esq. Arthur Beevor. Esq., fitidolpli Fr...
THE LUNCHEON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
TBS nrsCBEOK. About two hundred and fifty gentlemen sat down to luncheon in tbe Mechanics Institute shortly after one o'clock. The majority were present by invitation, in cluding the members of *b« BrnAane Volunteer uompanies. jsouuug nuu m more satisfactory than the arrangements of the eutertainnient, which had been got np under the direction of Mr. Hughes, of Bris bane. Everything on the tables was «om menuable, and the wines excellent. . The hall was tastefully decorated and con tained five tables, at the principal .one' the Mayor presided, snrronnded by his Excel lency, tue members of the Ministry, and the public dignitaries present. At -he trite at the opposite end .Dr. ChalUnor presided as Vioe-Chairmau, having in his vicinity Mr Fitnnubonandthercpresentativesofthe contractors. Full justice having been paid to the -viands, the Chairman proposed 10 succession the nsnal loyal toasts, which were honored with British devotion. The following toasts ^were tiitn given from the chair,...