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"THE FIRST ASSEMBLY IN THE WOULD." [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
'THE FIBST ASSEMBLY IN THE WOULD.' Theke are many scandals which it may b mure prudent and discreet to screen from the public eye and public animadversion than to expose. But ttiis delicate screening of such matters may be carried too far, and encourage the repetition of them to the detriment and disadvantage of the community at large. One or two cases in point have occurred recently in tWwfiprasrio em' manner in which certain 'scenes, mat occuneo in die House of Commons -were reported in the columns'of that capacious public instructor, die Times. The following is a sample of the edifying interchange of civilities, for the re production of which die columns of tk r Thunderer, tiiongh so enormously huge could yet, as it wonld s'eem, not find suffi cient space. - The snbject under discussion was die Mhow Court Martials and the con duct of Colonel Crawley. An top. mem 2)er jfix. CoRynguam, ? had entered on die Mr' Conineham advised die lion, member to keep to the Irisu Church, and /be ...
IMPORTANT EXPLORATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
IMPOBTANT EXPLOBATION. From Western Australian papers received by the Bangatira we learn that a party of explorers from the settled districts have made a journey inland towards the boundary of this colony, and have fonnd good conntry as far as they reached, which was a point abont 250 miles due north of Thistle Cove. Thus* one-half of tbe large tract of country which lies inland between Sonth Australia and die western coast has now been ex plored. We give a few particulars of this important exploration from the Perth Ttioinrer ;^~ 'The moBt gratifying portion of the in telligence is that which t*fers to the abund ance of good arable and pastoral land, which Mr. Lefroy estimated at 65 per cent, of die country travelled over, or 37 per cent, of agricultural land, and 28 per cent, of country fitted for pasture. The preponderance of good land over bad increased as the party proceeded in an easterly direction, and per haps the country was of a promising description at the furthest point;...
MARANOA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
MABANOA. We compile die subjoined particulars from a correspondence to the Tooaoomha Chronicle of yesterday : Tbe country in all directions is looking remarkably well. Tbe spring is well ad vanced and feed abundant. The lambing is everything that die squatter can desire ; but unfortunately, the supplies are very short, roads bad, and consequently the drays unable to travel. Some of the stations are ont of flour, outers out of sugar, tea, or something or otiier. Tee Chief Constable of the Condamine in company with another member of die force have returned from their search for the prisoner wbo escaped from the lock-up. They appear to have prosecuted the search with diligence, the man being evidentiy-an adept to all species of doges to baffle his pursuers. They succeeded in coming up with him at a place called Boga Hut, on .Captain M'Carthy's station, early in die day. He appeared to be preparing for breakfast beside a deep creek. When called npon to surrender he refused and plunged i...
GAYNDAH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
GAYNDAH. The Burnett Argut of die Slst instant writes : The School of Arts in our town is in a posi tion far from flourishing; it is, in fact, languishing and fast approaching a decline. A reviral is sadly needed, and those on lose shoulders has been imposed die care of its management should at once bestir themselves. If some vigorous measures are not forthwith adopted, the institntion will and must necessarily fail in achieving the ends for which it was intended. Its sphere of usefulness is even now so contracted as to be productive of very little benefit to tbe town generally, and unless, as we have said before, some energy, is withoutfurther delay displayed on the part of die committee, it will f-ii s— a*»jw«»^l,w .m^ its xtl&oe shall know it no more. The subjoined item* are extracted from the rams jonrnal : — The lambing on most of the stations in this district averages this season 98; — in some few instances it has leen lOi and 106 per cent. This will in a great measure...
WARWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
? « ? WABWICK. Wsrraro of the Talgai Quartz Beef, tbe Warwick Mail states :— In consequence of die arrival in town on Thursday last of a prospecting party with twelve ounces of ;old, said to have been obtained from a new lead of gold on Talgai, we determined to nay die locality a visit, and accordingly on Thursday last we set out on our pilgrimage at which place, after a few mishaps, we arrived safely, &nd iadeiae from the speci mens that have been shown to us (some of which are lying at our office for inspection) little donbt can be entertained that an ex tensive and payable reef will shortly be opened in that locality. The twelve ounces above alluded to were the proceeds of some four buckets of quartz, and crushed in the most primitive style. Tbe wash dirt alone, as far as we can judge, will run something like half a pennyweight to the bucket, should this lead continue. Talgai Beef viii prove one of the richest yet discovered in either Melbonrne or New South Wales. In die ...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
6HIP MAILS. Mails for Mityborongh. Gayndah. Glad stone, Rockhampton. and Port Denison will be made h$ at the General Post 'OSee and despatched per Queensland as folllows : — The mails will dose for registered letters at 5 p.m., and for other letters and news papers at 730 r-jn., on Tnesday, 29th in stant. ? ?
PROVINCIAL NEWS. DARLING DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
EBOT/INCIAI. SEO7S. DABUVG DOWNS. A rifle match took place on Monday morning last between Mr.B. H. D. White and Mr. Fraser. Mr. White, who. has hitherto taken all die priies shot for in Too woomba, was again successful. Alter the imatch a sweepstakes was shot for, and also won by Mr. White.: Mr. Frsser. not being ?axisSed, challenged Mr. White to try ano ther match the following morning; wus mstoh also terminated in favor of Mr.^Vhite. Mr. Fraser attributes bis second defeat to his suffering from indisposition, and. moat probsWy another trial wOl come off. Mr. gruer.'we believe, held the badge of marks man in the volunteer corps of which he was a member at home. « We learn that * whirlwind of verynn usual violence hae visited the neighbour. tation were very ooasfneooas, almost all die trees in d» fiath of the whirlwind were lereUed, aniavme of diem carried acreat oirtanoe-iketretJtortpartordieroofoTMr. O'Connor's bouse, the Traveller's Bast, was carried away.a portion of it over a q...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. SIonday. Settembeb 2S, 1S63. Barometer. Corrected, Sydney, 29S05; thermomcter,61'7; direction of wind,N.N.W.; force of wind, 1 ; cloud, 1 ; weather, fine.1
WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
WIND AND WEATHKR. Brisbane. W., fine; Lytton, W., fine; Ipswich, calm, fine ; Laidlcy, W., fine ; Toowonmba. W., .fine ; Drayton, S. by Vf., fine ; Warwick, calm fine.
IPSWICH POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 1853. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
IPSWICH POLICE COUBT. Satobday, Sept. 25. 1853. Before the Police Magistrate. Daniel Downey, who was charged with robbing Henry Scheldon, was committed to take his trial John Walsh, drank and disorderly, was fined 10s. or 24 hours in tha cells. Monday, September 28. Before the Police Magistrate. Mathew Leahy pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Brisbane-street, on the 27th. and was fined 10i., or in default 24 hours in the cells. John Strndberry, charged with being drunk in East-street, on Sunday, was fined 10s., or in default 84 hours in the cells.
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
WEEKLY CALENDAR. t,OT,I863. .. ?«» sets. Ass- otBk. ? j'-J ? -^ ? __ II. 6 B. H. B.'T. H.H Tuesday ? S i *6 S SB IS ! 11311 0 Wednesdiv 30 t 46 S 67 16 9 0 at 0 46 October. T Thurediy ... 1 5 41 S 57 K 9 1 T: I 10 Pritey-I ? 2 Ji « S 67 18 9 3 4 2 28. Saturday ? Si * « 5 58 IS 9 2 K I 16 SnndJty ? 4' 5 41 5 48 HI SSI I Monday ? 5| 5 46 5 58 ai ItalU
IPSWICH. Monday, 28th September. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
lTSWiCH. Cfkom oob. own ookbespondknt.) Mdhdav. 28th Sentember. Turn is great stir in Ipswich Just now relative to the best situation for the Bail way Terminus. The advocates for having it on the Ninth aide appear to have very little reason in support of their argument, unless it be, what our friends on the 8outh side say, the enhancing the value of certain property situated in the vicinity of tbe Eup nnuul sitn- It is a nitv anv selfish motives should influence people in a matter of such vital importance to Ipswich. There are very few, unlms such as are actuated by pecuniary motives, who ?wonld hold, 'even though it cost less money.' that the North side is the position best adopted, both inside and in relation to the interest of Ipswich. On Friday evening the members of the Volunteer Corps met in the store of Mr. Gastartfa, for the purpose of complimenting Mr Hall, on the occasion ol bis retirement from their body. Tbe store was tastefully fitted np.'unaar the supervision of Mr. U*...
The North Australian. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 29. 1S63. Since last adverting to the Immigration Report, we h'ave reperuBedthe evidence of Mr. Hekebbx appended thereto, and noted its sophisms, its inconsistencies, and its animus. To suppose that- any seven impartial men oovdd draw up the report presented by ' them ' on such evidence, after hearing mach of it .re butted, wonjdtte simply absurd. Our readers have already bad an opportunity of I&inparing ? the difference 'bfelweffli' the originali report as draimCnp by the Chairman o.*the Committee, Mr. Raff, and the on j afterwards substituted by the delinquent Colonial Secretary and his follower* from the Treasury benches; but generally they have not had an opportunity of examining the evidence on which tbat report is based. If our space hereafter permit, ire purpose to supply the want, eo that they may be in a position to arrive at a just conclu sion on the conduct of the He&bebt Government and its supporters, in reference ~.o British Emigration...
BRISBANE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER 1853. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
BBISBANE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MtiwniT. 28m Bumm. 1868. Pbbskht: 33be Bight Worshipful the Mayor. Aldermen Mayne, pefaie, Warry, Teevan, *niiiisiiffi^ JiMiri iBim lafwnina -:- * Ths «ninytes ;xt Jjbm' prsvigBS mseting A **? ** - — ??Tjia-L^iasVaa' tfUit *^b*Jb^M*# *,tij After ? QBenfltnonapon wi vnini .imv Worsbip tb»' Itanw moved,— That O* GovernmBtte^appEad to«?r «n additional ^SforTarkrtimprovwnenU. , Oarrtod. .„,, ;lii J, ':,.;. ?-; ? ;?.-.? ??.;?-. :-m- ??-,:?.- ,. .'£ ,g,- 4. Labourers' wages.. .. .. 44 2 O Donovan's contract. Market Wharf.. .. ..: : i.«9 '7* QuaUrougb, lapairiog tools .. 1 14 9 Dempsey. for |fles' C*: C! 49 15 ID i^ ne^ianMml^pa^tK boats, ftc^fartlie fiouth^Mbaae Hrr/ U pro-' vided by the Corporation, was. immtta notion of Alderman Stephen, ?arriSS. KABT-BTBEn. It was moved, seconded, and passed, that an eiehteen-inch barrel drain be earned through Mary-street to the river. TOWN BALL. The following Committee was appointed to take tile necessary steps for the ere...
SHIPPING ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
SSXPFXXO'Gt . Abbitau. September 26.— Liberty, schooner, Green less, from Sydney, 5* tons. No .pas sengers. September 26. — Cyclone. Heart, from. Melbourne via Newcastle, with general cargo, consigned tn H. S. Greofell. DEFAETCBE. September 26. — Clarence, steamer, 400 tons. Captain Audlay Coote. for Sydney. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. T.. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. M'DougaH. Mis. Brewster. Miss Milfoi-a, Mrs. H. Dick. Miss James. Messrs. R. Kerr. F. Spiro. F. E. Cunlan. T. Scott. -V. F. Kennedy, H. J. Hellicar, C. V. How ard, G. Elliott, J. H. James, J. Ferguson, N. Bushby, J. M'lntosh : and twenty in tUc steerage. September 2S-— Williams, steamer, 500 tons. Captain Cottier, for the Northern Ports. Passengers— Cnptain Pease, Messrs. , J. Street, Pains, Little. Blakency, Welsby, J. G. Jones. Walsh, A. J. MackeuzieWSood win, H. Browne. Livermore, J. --Q. McDonald, J. Cuninghame, Blisrhe, Hill, Lilley, Doyle, H. 13. Wilson, Vaighness, Pitt, Abraham. Mrs. Champion, Miss Good ttid. Sirs. Wilson. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
n-HE NOMTH AUSTRALIAN is pub JL liahed on Ttmday, Thcjbsdat. and 8actbdat mornings, and forwarded to O-— LjO!!»-»'^fr' — -?'-*-''- 1 ' MrtLJ t£S7BWh-^--l-''*''*-'1'' 711*- nifiiii -cT-^^ — '''jiifhtTji'mitm Vt'-:- : ' * KI Blxfiiies.' «*'«»dor UuetuMriaaiof -^cjTf.SSdi ' .ssiLiu.Js^.... ... a * :,J- «?»**?*, -*«»der;«»»ei»*....~ * ^° (V! -]'??-??-?-. ?-? ? y^mfo-tinhomn^j. ^ '. ''V: .?!*-: ????I''.:! ????'i '£-?? ? ''?Vili'-IIslS H ' ? i. . :? IMie «£*?*-* iwrtrtJjBisinMtfcs written ,o»^hfr**DK«f^«h Advec$s«ment. or it - ^Karfim'accoruingly. ASverosomentsirom' --- 'ISauMciniort mnirt vY^i;'*wrMAm'ay _— iwlll*xi- U'^'.WJ'*1'1 f' nnlny mmfr-1 by. .'-?.- n Bri*tane-stze«t^m9°nier , . . of Waehom-street. Bbisbaxb ? Mr. Watt. Bookseller. Queen-street, ant- Mr. Orffoy, Spring HilLi ffimtx .... Hr.M'Evox. ;fi T*IW?M 1 Mr. Wonderlv, chemist; and __?»* f Mr, W. H. Byere. ?' Duma J JHXXT ? Mr. Eastaughffe. tlunu ....Mr.CounoBy. : . MAnraoaonaa Mr. J.H.Boberton. .,. Boenunw Mr.M'Kflliget. Xten...
ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
BOCKHAMPTON. By the Queensland which arrived on Friday evening last, the missing portion of our Rockhampton Gtcs to the 22nd instant came to band; from these we copy the annexed commercial intelligence : — ' The Customs Revenne, from the 1st to the 15th instant, is £SI0 ISs. 9— 'below the usual receipts; bat from the quantity of goods taken out of bond since the 15th, we anticipate the moDtb's revenue from this source, will be fully up to the average. 'Ranken, Roa, and Co, report :— The gold-field news of the past week baf given a temporary stimulus to inquiries for both fat and store stock, and owners of fattening runs are ' now anticipating great opportu nities Tor taming their surplus grass to profitable account.ia providing for the want of a large digging population. This news has quite reinstated store cattle to their former standard, and we have closed sales at 45s. for bullocks, and 4Os. for cows, in considerable njnmb^^toreshefeptove fiinnertyV 'Woliirsiilta' Borne spirited ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
COMMEBCIAlc Marti:; and Dicksox report their tisnal Weekly land sale as well attended. For'many iots offered the bidding was brisk, and good prices were realised ; sub-divisions of portion 130. Nortb Brisbane, were sold as follows :— Lnt 1. Being 83 feet frontage': to Ann-street. Wickhaui Terrace, a depth of 110 feet, £1SC. Lot No. 2. — Having same frontage to Ann-street, by a depth of 100 feet. £18G. Lot Ko. 3.— Having same frontage by similar depth, £200, or at the rate of about £2.500 per acre. Lot No. 4; — 33 feet frontage to a private road, by a depth of 100 feet. £101. Together with farms at Bnlumba Creek, 30s. per acre, and sundry small properties at equally good prices. Ipswrcn Peodoce Received.— From the stores of Geo. H. Wilson and Co, 28th September, 1863, 6 bales wool, Alderson ; 5 oitto, HCXN&O.; 10 ditto, EAH; 14 ditto, Maranoa ; 10 casks taliow, TW&Co. : 1 bale skins, ditto ; ,4 bales woo], C&B., ! HasscII and Ogg.
MONDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER Before the Police Magistrate. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
M on-ar. 28th Sn-Tsmn. , Before the Police HagistrBto. 1 ? ? DBint. . * Benjamin Beat, on bail. -was chargea »itt5ving been jdrnak «nd disorderly in fiiepnUioMniets. ?.-??, i;V. -^- ?' . Being hie Booond afienee. Best was aantntceatonayJOs- or twenty-tonr boors tn the cells. Worse look, remarked Best as '. UMBOUHD bibv- Samuel Bogers was charged with being of unsound mind, in fact, he bad been detected in the act of committing suicide. The Police Magistrate informed the prisoner, that until he could find sureties to keep the peace be would be sent to gaol for medical inspection. The Court (hen closed.
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 29 September 1863
Cuni'BAlj WlIilOB OOUb'i. Satdsdat. 36m Sbfxbmbxb. 1863. Before the Police Magistrate andT. 6# Warry, Esq., J.P. DEUHK. Typer, an aborigine, was charged with having been drank. Police Magistrate: Typer, your are charged with tippling. If yon will set drank, yon win go to gaol ; Mr. Soeyd, you know. Urge building down there. Ton have been a long time in the lock-op, I therefore discharge yon. Discharged. UNBOUHD MIBt-. Samuel Bogers was charged with being of unsound mind, and consequently unable to take can of himself. . Sergeant Dunning deposed that he ap. prehended the prisoner atSonth Brisbane, at which time he was fl-e centre of a, canto of the inhabitants Bereaening and boDuwing out. ^* yY-^a|wi|lytt|rf**^niif^3iw tn bis bead. the inhabitants were much alarmed and callednpon witness to take prisoner into; -cn^toijy Bff iiHftpOaii op. TheBench ordered the defendant .to enter into a personal surety . of £80 to be of good behaviour for three months, upon which bond being entered in...