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IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
[A special charge is made for consignees' announce- ments in this column.] January 7.—Yaralla, s.s., from Mackay direct : 70 bales wool, 10 hogsheads rum, 314 mats 742 pockets sugar. January 6.—Atlantic, schooner, from Sydney: 179 bales hay, 5 packages vegetables, 2 cases jam, 4 cases ?oy, 125 tons coal, 19 bundles crackers, 1 case rifles, 3 cases cartridges, 10 kegs powder, 4 cases lithofracteur. January 7.—Boomerang, s.s., from Sydney direct : 1 package opium, 222 cases fruit, 57 packages hard and ironware, 132 packages wines, spirits, and beers, 117 packages groceries, 1 package glassware, l case furni- ture, 1 bale hops, 4 packages drapery, 10 half-chests tea, 22 bags onions, 2 trunks boots, 1 bundle brooms, 14 packages paints and oils, 12 boxes tin plates, 3 packages malt, 3 bars steel, 72 bags potatoes, 30 sacks flour, 21 packages sundries. Ex Boomerang, s.s.: 1 case, John Beattie. Ex Boomerang, s.s.: 8 bags onions, Cherry and Lowry. Ex Boomerang, s.s.: 32 cases fruit, J. Hart...
PASTURES NEW IN QUEENSLAND. THE WEST—NORTH—WEST. [BY A LITE RESIDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
PASTURES NEW IN QUEENSLAND. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE WEST-NORTH-WEST. &nbsp; [BY A LATE RESIDENT.] THE fine Western district, comprising the Barcoo, Alice, Thompson and their tributaries, has so often been written of in your paper that most of your readers know pretty well all about its plains and great grazing capabilities ; &nbsp; but there is a district equally as good, of &nbsp; larger extent and more accessible to port, which somehow has been lying almost idle, and until lately almost totally ignored by civilised Queensland. I refer to the Great West-north-west, or (say) the country westward from the Darr and Landsborough, and extend- ing along the Flinders and Saxby down to the Gulf of Carpentaria, and including the water- sheds of the Leichhardt, Gregory, and Nicholson rivers ; the Barclay table-lands, the rivers Cloncurry, Williams, Dugald, Gilliah, Wokingham, Upper Diamantina, and Western. ITS ADVANTAGES AND WANTS. There is here an immense a...
The Morning Bulletin, ROCKHAMPTON. TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
The Morning Bulletin,¶ ROCKHAMPTON. TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1878. JUDGING by our metropolitan contem- poraries, the doings of politicians in New South Wales and Victoria are of much more interest to the people of Queens- land than are the proceedings of our own public men. The admirable policy of abstention from comment on local matters which is now fashionable at Brisbane saves the conductors of the Press much anxiety and responsibility, Every Queensland journalist has his unlicensed fling at Mr. Berry, and our Conservatives and Liberals try to surpass each other in denunciation of that erring statesman's practices. The New South Wales knights also have been given some hard knocks of late ; while the wickedness of the aggressive Czar has formed the staple of the Queenslander's mental food. All these are safe subjects, and may be dashed off by slashing leader writers by the column without the slightest fear of wounding anybody's susceptibilities or eliciting a single disagreeable remons...
THE SOUTHERN COLONIES. [REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
THE SOUTHERN COLONIES. [REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 7. The s.s. Wentworth, from Fiji, reports the drought very severe in that group. Some of the islands have been deserted in consequence of the yam crop failing. &nbsp; &nbsp; Lenehan Brothers, grocers, of this city, have called a meeting of their creditors. Their liabilities are reported heavy. The imports into this port last year were of the declared value of over twelve millions sterling, the increase, as compared with 1876, being £350,000. The exports during 1877 amounted to over nine millions sterling, being &nbsp; a comparative increase of £712,000. &nbsp; The total wool exhibits from New South Wales for the Paris Exhibition number eighty, irrespective of prize samples of Riverina wool expected in February from the shows, and from Messrs. Goldsbrough, the Melbourne brokers. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Telegraphic Despatches. QUEENSLAND. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] [[?]SWICH, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
Telegraphic Despatches. QUEENSLAND. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] &nbsp; IPSWICH, January 7. Ah Bow, a Chinaman, was brought up in the Police Court to-day charged with unlawfully wounding Thomas Johnson. It seems that on Saturday night, Ah Bow, while drunk and believing himself robbed, stabbed Johnson in the thigh, arm, and back. He also attempted to stab Samuel Payne. The prisoner was remanded. The injured man is progressing favourably. &nbsp; &nbsp; BRISBANE, January 7. &nbsp; The Telegraph Newspaper Company have purchased land for the purpose of building a newspaper office, in Edward-street, nearly opposite the premises of Messrs. Finney, Isles, and Co., for the sum of £3500. It is understood that the execution of the murderer Cunningham has been fixed for Monday next.
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING. LONDON, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING. LONDON, January 5. &nbsp; Money is plentiful, with a slack discount demand. The market rate for three months' bills is 3 per cent. Political anxieties are paralysing Stock Ex- change operations. The copper market is unsteady. The corn market is quiet, and foreign arrivals are abundant. Adelaide wheat, superfine quali- ties, is selling, ex store, per 496 lbs., according to quality, 65s. to 66s. per bushel; New Zealand wheat, 38s. to 50s. ; Australian flour is worth 38s. to 43s. per 280 lbs. The year's import of wool has amounted to 994,300 bales; catalogued 985,200; exported 450,000 ; reserved in first hands, 54,600. The average value during 1877 has been the same as during 1876, the policy of extensive withdrawals having prevented a relapse. 200,000 bales are expected to be available for the February-March series of sales. Wallaroo copper is worth £75 to £76 per ton. Burra £74 5s. to £74 10s. Tin has declined. Hemp is firm. Preserved meats are dull o...
THE RUSSO-TURKISH WAR. LONDON, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
THE RUSSO-TURKISH WAR. LONDON, January 5. &nbsp; &nbsp; Erzeroum is completely infested. The Russians are not bombarding the place, but intend to reduce it by famine, owing to the majority of the population being Christians. Numerous extra-parliamentary speeches are being delivered, and there is great agitation against active intervention in the war. At the same time, several Ministerial organs attempt to discredit the speech of Earl Car- narvon, as reported to have been delivered. The Cabinet are known to be divided ; the Premier (Earl Beaconsfield), Mr. Gathorne Hardy, and Lord Cairns forming the war section ; while Earl Salisbury, Earl Carnarvon, Mr. Cross, and the Earl of Derby oppose hostile measures. The remaining members of the Cabinet are doubtful in their opinions. Several Council meetings have been held during the week. Up to yesterday, Mr. Layard, the British ambassador at Stamboul, had received no answer from his Government conveying the Russian reply, th...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. LONDON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
COMMERCIAL NEWS. LONDON, January 4. Consols, 94 5/8. Bank rate of discount, 4 per cent ; market rate, 3½ per cent. Loans : Pour-and-a-half per cent New Zealand, 108 ; six per cent Tasmanian, 115 ; four per cent Queensland, 93½ ; four per cent South Australia, 95½ ; four per cent New South Wales, 99½. Wheat firm, Adelaide selling at 59s. to 61s. per 496 lbs.; wool unchanged ; tin (Straits and Australian), £65 per ton ; copper—Burra- Burra, £74 to £74 10s., Wallaroo, £75 10s. to £76 per ton. Australian tallow quiet ; New Zealand hemp firm.
PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. LONDON, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. LONDON, January 6. It is stated that before replying to the Sultan's request for mediation, the British Government will endeavour to ascertain on what conditions Russia will be prepared to make peace. The Standard states that the British Govern- ment will not tolerate the complete overthrow of Turkey, and will not consent to the making of any separate treaty of peace between Turkey aud Russia.
PEAK DOWNS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
PEAK DOWNS ITEMS. &nbsp; Two of our Peak Downs exchanges are to hand, from which we select the following : A meeting of the shareholders in the new Peak Downs Copper Mining Company (says the P. D. Telegram) was held at the Odd- fellow's Hall, Copperfield, on Thursday even- ing last, Mr. H. H. Thompson in the chair. The secretary read the draft memorandum and articles of association, which were adopted with a few alterations. Mr. Smith proposed and Mr. Craven seconded, "That after thc articles are passed they should not be altered or added to, excepting by an extraor- dinary meeting of the shareholders called for that purpose." (Carried.) It was then pro- posed by the Chairman, and carried, "That the memorandum and articles, as read, be the memorandum and articles of the company, subject to their revision by a solicitor. A ballot was then taken for the election of three trustees, and the following gentlemen were elected, viz.: Messrs. Thompson, Smith, and M'Donald. Mr. Thomps...
CABLEGRAMS. [REUTER'S MESSAGES.] OUR EASTERN POLICY. LONDON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
CABLEGRAMS. [REUTER'S MESSAGES.] OUR EASTERN POLICY. LONDON, January 4. EARL CARNARVON, in replying to a question on the policy of the Government, declared that circumstances had not materially changed since November last, when Earl Derby spoke on the subject. He also stated that the rejection by Russia of the proposals for media- tion was no affront to England, adding that nobody desired a repetition of the Crimea. LONDON, January 5. Frequent meetings are being held in favour of maintaining British neutrality.
THE MELBOURNE-SUEZ MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
THE MELBOURNE-SUEZ MAIL. WE quote from the S. M. Herald's telegraphic summary :— LONDON, November 23. &nbsp; The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh arrived at Malta for the winter, on the 27th ultimo. Admiral Randolph has succeeded Vice- Admiral Sir Beauchamp Seymour in command of the Channel squadron. The new opera house on the Thames Em- bankment is not to be completed for theatrical purposes, the project lapsing for want of sup- port. It has been suggested that the area on which the massive foundations have been placed, might be available for the proposed India and Colonial Museum. Cleopatra's Needle will remain at Ferrol during the winter pending the settlement of salvage by the Admiralty Court. The annual address of the Royal Geo- graphical Society was delivered by Sir Ruther- ford Alcock, the president, on the 12th. He made special allusion to African discovery, and, referring to Stanley's explorations, ex- pressed his conviction that nothing of equal importance had been ac...
PREVENTION OF TYPHOID FEVER. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
PREVENTION OF TYPHOID FEVER. THE Australian Health Society, Melbourne, has published a tractate giving rules for the prevention and spread of typhoid fever. The rules were drawn up by Drs, Murchison and Budd, who have gone very minutely into the investigation of the subject. As typhoid fever is prevalent here as well as elsewhere, we append the rules, which have been reprinted by the leading journal :— RULES FOR PREVENTING THE ORIGIN AND CHECKING THE SPREAD OF TYPHOID FEVER. The fever known to medical men chiefly by &nbsp; the name of Typhoid is commonly known by various other names, such as Gastric, Enteric, Nervous, Low, Colonial, &c. Typhoid Fever, though never absent from the Australian colonies, is most prevalent in the autumn months; and attacks chiefly persons under thirty years of age. According to the Victorian Year Book for 1874, there have been in Victoria, on an average for twenty- one and a half years ending on that date, 405 deaths annually from typhoid...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
Shipping Announcements. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. DEATH. LOCKE.- At McGusty's Waterhole, near Connor's River, Queensland, on the 20th December, John, the fifth son of the late Thomas Locke, of Walla- badah, N.S.W., and beloved brother of Mrs. P. Duff, of St Lawrence, Queensland, in the 27th year of his age. Maitland Mercury please copy. &nbsp; THE AUSTRALASIAN &nbsp; STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAM- SHIPS. To SYDNEY DIRECT. — Boomerang, Tomorrow, Wednesday. To MELBOURNE. — Boomerang will take passengers and cargo to be transhipped at Sydney. To BRISBANE DIRECT. — Yaralla, This Morning, Tuesday, at 10. &nbsp; To BRISBANE, VIA GLADSTONE and MARYBOROUGH. — Lady Young, To- morrow, Wednesday, at Noon. To MACKAY.—Steamer, early. To BROADSOUND.—Steamer, early. To COOKTOWN & NORTHERN PORTS. Passengers and cargo will be forwarded by steamer Bunyip on Sunday next, to meet mail steamer in Keppel Bay. WOOD & WOOD, Agents. Rockhampton, January 8, 1878...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; JANUARY 6.—(In Keppel Bay) LEICHARDT, s.s., 459 tons, Captain G. J. Finlayson, from Brisbane direct. Passengers—Messrs. F. Wallen, A. Bell, and three in the steerage. Wood and Wood, agents. January 7.—BOOMERANG, s.s., 446 tons, Captain J. T Durrell, from Sydney direct. pASSENGERS—Mr. and Mrs. Litton and infant, and ten in the steerage. Wood and Wood, agents. January 7,—YARALLA, s.s., 303 tons. Captain A &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; T. Edwards, from Mackay direct. Passengers— Messrs. Tousaint, Ferguson, Ainsley, Tolano, and three in the steerage. Wood and Wood, agents. &nbsp; January 6.—(In Keppel Bay) ATLANTIC, schooner, 280 tons, Relton, master, from Sydney. Master, agent. January 6.-CHRISTINA, schooner, 196 tons, Love, master, from Maryborough. Master, agent. DEPARTURE. January 6.—(From Keppel Bay) LEICHHARDT, s.s., 459 tons, Captain G. J. Finlayson, for Cooktown via ports. Passengers—Mr. Whitehill, five in the steerage...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 January 1878
ROCKHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUB. SIRES' PRODUCE STAKES. 1881. &nbsp; &nbsp; SWEEP OF 5 SOVS. EACH, with 10 Sovs. each from the Owners of Subscrib- ing Sires, and 30 sovs. added by the R.J. Club for their Winter Meeting of 188 1. Two-year- old Colts and Fillies of any of the Subscribing Sires—Colts, 8 st. 7 lbs.; Fillies, 8 st. 4 lbs.; no allowance ; 1 mile ; second horse 10 per cent, third 5 per cent on gross amount of the prize. Nomination of Sires closes February 1, 1878, to be accompanied with P.N. due 31st May, 1881. Entrance 1 sov., with name of mare and horse and description of foal, closes March 1, 1878. Forfeits (entrance only), February 1, 1879. Forfeits, 2 sovs., June 1, 1881. J. CRAMP, Secretary. ROCKHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUB. MARES' PRODUCE STAKES. 1881. &nbsp; &nbsp; TO BE RUN FOR at the WINTER MEETING by then Two-year-olds, the Produce of Mares covered in 1877, 5 Sovs. each, 30 Sovs, added. Entrance (£1), with name of Mare and Sire closes February 1, ...