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The Courier. MONDAY MAY 20,1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
Wht Cornier, 'ilOKOAY. MAY20, lSC-1. Tue first claimant for a pension from tho j-L^-eo'varamen.t of Queensland presents hiin :-.^'ftc)f in'lhc person of Captain Wickham, '!. Zlt-.N"., who was Government Kesidentin ., : ttlic district at thc time of our separation ,;'., jfrom Now South Wales. We ascertain 'thia much from a despatch laid upon the r. table of Ibo House of Assembly at thc commencement of thc proscnt session, and ;'.,' ilatcdfrom Downing-strect on tho 2Sih '' June,'T8t50. Enc'oscd iii that.despatch, Y^lio.Duke of. Newcastle forwards to bis * ? nixceiloncy Sir.GEORGE Bowen, a letter -''.; Addressed to his Ginee by Captain WiCK '¦? HAM oh thc 7,tli of thc saiue month, and ^liialetler-^-a'.'copy of which wc subjoin './.'^rcontains thc claim io winch we refer. ^^''CAiTAiN. Wickham . to thk Duke op ;.-^,;;.''','''1".'.''';:; ,'','. Newcastle. :. ':' *».i5'. ?'-"' ..: King Grove, Isl eworth, -$$ ¦¦'; v..;''';,. -.:,-.,?,,. .; ; 7th Juno, 18G0. ' .""¦*iw.i:iJ.l^ylio'rd. Duke,?I...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. FRIDAY May 17.' [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Fiuday, May 17.' Before tho Mayor and Messrs. Drury and Warry. ?Johnny, an aboriginal, was found guilty of using obscene language, and sentenced to pay a fine of 20s., or bo imprisoned for 48 hours. Eliza Troy, for a similar offence, was fined IDs. with tho alternative of l-l days' imprison- ment. David Puller, having no lawful means of support, or fixed place of abode, was cau- tioned and discharged. Matthew Kennan, apprehended on a warrant transferring him to Ipswich, was transferred accordingly. Constable McMahon was mun mimed by a jvmtl, imiuuil J/imu.-i Clockeroll foran assault, tho substance of which has already been re- ported. The bench ordered tho defendant to" pay a fine of ls. John Westaway was summoned for as- saulting Janies Btiquos. The case, however, was arranged out of court. Mrs. John Norton was sued by Bridget Howard for using threatening language; but the Bench, aftor hearing tho evidence, dis- missed the case.
Shipping Intelligence. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
Shipping infenigenre. jFiPARTURE. pr tin tiwfvi&lt;£ ?1,Pl1 steamer, 700 tons, "Captain 2 Rei yiiS,a dney- Passengers?Messrs. Royds, Brown, Scott, and | in the steerage. . _ , . EXPORTS. Telegrar ?. 8 bn]cs woo1. j Mc 4 bundles sVins, 10casks' ^lkiw> G u -Wilso,, nn(i co. ; 3casks tallow, ^ Gmy nm, Co . 24 un(,s UilKBi panton "ll A* * 'CM8 plants, R. R. Mackenzie ; 1 l>ag cheer ^ Co'Ojwrative Society ; 22 bunches bnnivmis, 3 V -Hskages JYuit, T. Clark ; 1 case fruit, Unmi.ck; 1 rAsc&«it, A. J. Hackings. TEh*'Spitfire returned to Brisbane on Saturday Bast,tartor placing tho new buoy on Smith's Kock ; on nor wiiy down she called at Coocbcinoodlo, to -ftakeone of her crew on board, who had been sent tto pilot one of the timber loading vessels. While ¦nt tho Rock tho weather was rough, but thc buoy Hoatcd admirably. , The Breadalbane went down to Cowan Cowan carly this morning, to bring up tho coals nnd ; stores taken out of the Premier. J Steamers poe Irswicn.?Lea...
LONDON WOOL ROPORT.—March 21. 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
LONDON WOOL »BPOBT.-M«ffl M. 1861. air rni;?. fi..Bf anios nf the year comraenccu on mik 0U' 14 G93 bales : total, 55,307 bales. ., ?? The inactivity which Ind existed from thornier inc of hS new year, and the difficulty expend ced "udncngwoolat k profit, had prepared h alders for a moderate decline, to which j hey wr^ready ,^.to submit; and although the ott cndtTjce of home bnvers was good, with a mode vate sprinkling of "'foreign operators, prices opened «rt, ?* greater de- cline than was generally anticipated, particularly on scoured wool.*, of which t ne first days sale ?- larcely consisted, hence about 500 balas ol tills de ' ficrintioii were withdrawn. T.-lie declension in price ? ' as compared with November, on all descriptions ?mny he now quoted :?on Po *t Phillip, 3d. to 3?td.; ' scoured, 3d. to 4tl.; Sydney,. 1-Jd. to 2d.; grease, 21. to 21tl.; (-''Mic fleece, 2d. to Sid.; scowed and hand.-3-.l. lo3jd. per lb. # ; Alllioiigh thc' above decline nt the first view np "' nears...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
Public Works. CONTRACTORS for the above well supplied by "WILLIAM.& BENJAMIN BROOKES, Ironmongers, Britbane. FOR SALE, a mixed flock of 1000 SHEEP, more or less, now running at tho Eight Mile Plains. Apply personally, or by loiter to JOHN WILSON', Eiaht Mile Plains. PUGH'S SKETCH OF QUEENSLAND, price ONE SHILLING.?On Stile nt tho COURIER OFFICE, and Mr. JAMES MIL- LAR'S, Bookseller, Edward-street. Wool and Sheepskins. qi B. STEPHENS is a cash purchaser of Wot 1 J. . and'Sheepsktns at full market lx-icns. Greasy Wool washed or scoured, and Sheepskins fellmongered, on growers' account, at Sydney ra'es, and in the best manner/ Brisbine, 1st Oct 1859. Moreton Bay Tramroad Company. Limitsd Liability, Capital, £150,000, in 30,000 Shares of £5 each, Deposit, 2s. Oil. per share, Payable on application for shares. rnovisioNAi, Committee : Buckley, Henry, Esq., Attditor-Goncral '."? Cnxen, Charles, Esq., M.L.A. Coote, Wm., Esq. Edniondslone, George, Esq., M.L.A, Ferrett, Juhn, Esq., M...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
BY A.SYDNEYMAN. ' -I u,e Thk wisdom anti moderation ot tue igneous- t. land Parliament to which his Excellency Sir news 'George Bowen has attributed much of thc but general attention now drawn to that colony, ?will sustain very considerable damage if many such motions as that of Slr. Watts, in re tho Press, aro again allowed to occupy an hour or two of time. The privileges of thc Queensland Parliament must ho of a very -delicate and sensitive kind, if they cannot .hear without wincing such exceedingly mild treatment as was administered in thc article complained of. Your future career will have to he very different from that of other Austra- lians .if lyon don't have to put up with much worse than that. Hure is our good friend thu Herald almost overy other morning telling, tlie members of the Assembly, in effect, that most of thom would he rightly and congeni- ally employed in sweeping the strcots-rin Vinunting that Cowper got many of them as ' Falstaff got some of his army?out of pr...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
MISCELLANEOUS. The proposal to open tho British Museum to tho public on Sundays has been rejected hy. tho standing contmitto bj- a majority of ll to 1. Thc Archbishop of'Canterbury r>rc sitled over tho committee, and " to his remon- strance," says tho Record," we must attribute thc fact that thc rejection of tho memorial of tlie Sunday League was all but unanimous, The Dean of Chichester liss rocently pre- sented to onch of thc workmen engaged in thc restoration of the cathedral a mourning ;card, containing two resolutions passed at "the meeting held in Chichester, Feb. 20. Tho one acknowledges tho goodness of the Al- mighty in sparing lifo, and thc other returns timuka to thoso entrusted with tho work, for their exertions to avert thc'calamity-. The Persian Ambassador, in alctter to tho President of tho lloyal Asiatic Society, sug- gests that tho province of Khuristnu, now known hy thc name of Persia Arabia, is, from from the circumstances of its vicinity to thc sea, thc fertili...
SOCIAL SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
SOCIAL SCIENCE. .The-'following.'.extracts from the Argu^1) on : leading topics.'of the day, may beyca(j wjth advantage both by-legisltitoiv'^Vid tho public: -'¦-'''-' '--? hEAi/P.ROPrrtTY ACT.. ' "' ^/'.Tlieyongbr.tli^.^rcBeMtcoatly-and.-.conipli. catcd systerr. jco^ttpwcs. ,5n force,, thc moro eyil does^it r^'ato,. mid the -more powerful ?become "'^hostileinterests which are array- ed: ag11 ;in8>; lt; - Any'difliculty. which happens ' ',°!fiirisc in the administration of Mr. Torrens's Act in.South Australia is magnified by its opponents.'Thnt measure, however, is based upon the recommendations contained in thc report presented, to Her .Majesty by_ the mixed commission appointed to investigate the whole 'question of thc laws affecting the transfer and incumbrnncc of real properly, and.of the amendment of which those laws were susceptible; and, as that commission included .tho present Attorney-General of England, and some of the most dis- tinguished .jurists and. statists of the ...
IPSWICH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SATURDAY, May 18th. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
IPSWICH. ' To (l'ROM OUR. OWN COUllUSl'ONMKNT.) D Saturday, May 18th. CJ So thc returning officer for West Moroton luis received instructions to postpone thc nomina- tion until tho 3lst instant. That will givo thu government an opportunity, of which I hope they will avail themselves, of picking np a guod opposition candidate. Thoro will surely bo'plenty of chaps about at tho race time that would cut a far better figure in an election than the late rejected of West Moro- ton, and who would and could have no gentle- manly or prudential scruples in opposing Clmliinor. By-thc-hye, thoro must have boon somo mistake made hy tho reporters of thc Bris bituo pross; for the substance of those long winded orations, against any repetition of which tho North Australian seriously cau- tions Dr. Challinor, bus almost invariably been given in tho words " after a fow words from Dr. Challinor mid Mr.*Cribb." It will seem incredible, hut I htivo boon positively informed that a wager came off on Friday...
RAISING THE WIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
RAISING THE WIND. Our ancient friend the Treasurer, the other day, was overhauling the Treasury with a rueful countenance. All he could find was one of TAYLOR'S calabashes for a pound, a rupee, a doubtful shilling, a threepenny bit, and three of Brookes' pennies. He had just made up his mind to go off to Pickering, to consult with him about the state of the colo- nial finances, when WATTS, with an air of most provoking assurance, entered, and plant- ing his back against the door, announced that he required a few cool hundreds, and that the word was "stump-up." The ruler aimed at his head, just missed him, but unfortunately coming into contact with the Colonial Secre- tary's hat, which, together with its owner, &nbsp; had just appeared at the door, it considerably damaged that article of attire. " My. dear fellah, you know we must have some money so do just fork but at once without any bothah.'' MACKENZIE put on an air of resignation, and pointed to the contents of the Treasu...
.Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
.Local Intelligence. Housebreaking.? On Saturday night, about half-past 7 o'clock, Mr. Scaulan's bed- room, in the Queensland Hotel, was entered by thc window, and a cash-box abstracted. 'Mrs. Scanlan, hearing a noise in the- bed- room, gave the, alarm, and her husband sighted and gave chase to tho thief along Margaret-street, in which he wns joined by Messrs. J. McGurk and Hargraves. The former of these: pressed so olosd on the rascal as to forceShim to take Mr. Forrest's fence, over which he was followed, and cap- tured with much difficulty. Mr. Hargraves got a slash across the back of his hand from somo sharp instrument, supposed to be a knife, which he cast away in the scuffle. Near the spot where he was captured thc cash box was found, and held fast in his hand were two £1 notes. Ho was taken back to the, hotel, and given in charge to Sergeant Apjohn, who, on searching him, found several picklocks in his pocket. Much praise is due to the persons who made the capture, and wc hop...
CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING THE WESTERN BOUNDARY OF QUEENSLAND, I. SIR GEORGE BOWEN TO THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE. Government House, Brisbane, Queensland, 30th September. 1860. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
CORRESPONDENCE HESl'ECTIXU THE WESTERN BOUKUARY OF QUEENSLAND, J. Sir George Bowen to the Duke of New* castle, Government House, Brisbane, Queensland, 30th Sontcmber. 1860. My Lord Duke,?I havo tho honor to state that on the Mth instant the subjoined resolu- tion was unanimously adopted by tho Queens- land Purliuincnt.und that an address has been presontcd to mo " to take the necessary steps ? for carrying tho same into effect." " That in consequence of the doubt at pre- sent, existing with rcferonco to tho western boundary of Queensland, nu address bo pre- sented to tho Governor, praying that his Ex- cellency will lay before the Secretary of State for tho Colonies, tho request of tho legislature that tho western boundary of Queensland should bc declared to extend nt least so far as to includo tho Gulf of Carpentaria, without which declaration tho legislature would not feel authorised in taking steps towards tho development of tho colony in that direction." 2. This important questio...
SUPREME COURT.—SATURDAY. CIVIL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
SUPltEMR COURT.?Saturday. Civil Sittings. Before His Honor Mr, Justice Lutwyche, and a jury of four. reid v. allison. The Attoriiey-Geiioral, instructed by Messrs. Lilley and Garrick appeared for tho plaintiff; and air. Jones, instructed by. Mr. Itoberts, appeared for tho defendant. This was au action for broach of contract, and for work and labour performed. Plaintiff claimed £50. Samuel Blake Moid, thc plaintiff, deposed that bc entered into an agreement' with de- fendant oil the '30th November, to pull down and repair certain promises in Edward street, Brisbane ; went two or tinco days afterwards to Mr. Pettigrow's yard, and or- dered tho timber required for the work. After tho timber was on the ground, ho saw tbe tenant, Gr. Jones, anti mudlo him, " 1 am going to umko some alterations whore yon aro living." Jones said that Captain Allison lind told him that ho wits going to make somo some alterations, hut had not given him (Jones) any notice, and he could not go out till ho hud ...
PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. REPORT ON THE INQUIRY INTO CERTAIN CHARGES AGAINST MR. COMMISIONER BOYLE, HELD BEFORE MESSRS. FULLERTON AND BLAKENNNEY, COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. REPORT ON THE INQUIRY INTO CERTAIN CHARGES against Mn. Commissioner Boyle, held iiefoiie Messrs. Fullerton ano Blakeney, c03i3ussioke1is. To his Excellency Sir George Ferguson Bowen, Knight Grand Cross of tho Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Captain-General and Govcrnor-in Chief of tho Colony of Queensland and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c, &c, &c, May it please your Excellency,?Wo, George Fullerton and Charles William Blakeney, tho Commissioners appointed by a certain com- mission, and letters patent, dated tho first day of November, lfc(10, directing us to make it diligent, full, and minute enquiry into the conduct of Henry Boyle, of Maranoa, Com- missioner of Crown Lands for said district, who is accused of prolonged absence from his district, and for recommending thc rejection of tenders for land on the Amby river, sent in by Mr. C. H. Coxon, while he advised tho acceptance of subsequent on...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
For London. . nlHE brig BESSIE, (500 tons bur X tlion, 'Benjamin Davies; Com- mander, having a portion of lier >cargo engngod will moot with quick Rsa dispatch. . Wool ld per lb. .; .' ,V witb 5 pPr COI,t, Tallow 70s per ton '...}¦¦ ririuwe. ¦ Hides 50s por lon of'40 j Pr»uaoe' 'For Freight"or Passage; apply lo .'-' '.''¦' .: WALTER GK AY & CO., ' .':..-I ' Ipswich ; or lo . ¦ ' ¦'.';' . J. oV G.: HARRIS, - -. ¦ : '¦'. ' ? " ' '" ?¦ - Brisbane. , ¦? ,6th May. 1S61. , : £100 .SEWARD. WE, the undersigned, hereby offer a Reward of One Hundred Pounds lo any peraon : who may. give such information as will convict .any party or parties of having stolen any horses or cattle belongingto us from either of the under ' mentioned runs, or elsewhere. A. WEI NHO LT, Maryvale. G. & W. DAVIDSON, Canning Downs. MARSHALL. & DEUCHAR, Glengallon. '?':,"-;': J. W, ROCKLAND, Rosenthal. CAUTION.?All goods manufactured by us have .our -name legibly stamped on them, bud purchasers...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
Commercial Intelligence. To-DAT being Whit Monday, will be observed tb a holiday nt tho U unka. At Slr. D. 8. Laurie's weekly stock salo on Thuridaylast mi ost of.the lots -were passed, nnd afterwards sold privately nt good prices. A imob "of store bullocks ^realised £3 per head j and IO he-ad jof milchers at £4 10s. each. ¦ At Mr. A. Mmt'm'a usual Saturday's sale, pota- toes sold at £9, fer ton ; onions at 13s. Cd. per cwt.-} currants at, 6d. per lb. ; dried apples ut 3d. ; french plums 3s. per jar ; and a miscellaneous as- sortment of drape ry, slops, nnd other goods nt iiiir ¦Mr.'D. S. Lauri*'* stock and station agent re- ports the sale of 26 head of bullocks at £3 15s.; 10 milch'cows at £i '*$>¦: 1 pair draught horses at £80 j 8 firstolass lmt"ks ot £40, nnd inferior slisrbt hacks from £10 to £20; oats, 7s. 6d.; bran, ls. 6d.; ranice, 7s._
WATKR POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 20 May 1861
WATER POLICE COUR. &nbsp; &nbsp; BEFORE Mr. Thornton, W.P.M. John Rogers, able seaman on board the Samson steamer, was convicted of insubordi- nation, on the evidence of Captain Paddle and the chief officer. It seems that, during the voyage from Sydney to Brisbanc, the prisoner on one night was remarkably remiss in steering thc vessel, and, after having been re- peatedly cautioned by Captain Paddle, he at last said, " Come and steer the b— vessel yourself ;" whereupon the captain ordered him to be "knocked off" duty. Sentenced to be imprisoned for three weeks with hard labour, and then to be returned to tbe A.S.N. Co.'s service, to complete his three months' engagement.
THE DEBATE IN THE FRENCH PARLIAMENT [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 21 May 1861
The Debate-'in tii'e Frenc'iiPahliament ?Certainly, from the three most discredit- able, .features of the French opposition,? the,dread bf a united Italy, the hatred of England, and the subserviency to the Papal Seo,?the Emperor's policy has shown itself far more free thaii tho opinions'bf the nation at large would appear,to be. In foreign policy, at .least, thorp has,been far less di- vergence from tho actual diplomacy ofi the Empire and: the views of such men as M. Jules Fayre, than between the r'ecom'menda tiotis bf the latter and those of the party re ? presented by M. Plichbn, or M. Keller; If the debates, then, were of no other, use to" tho'Emperor, they would at least do much, to explain the difficulties under which ho has'laboured in attempting'to reconcile the wishes of France and Italy.. .We do not sup- pose that it was disagreeable to him to annex Saypy arid Nice, that,hq-was glad to sue the terms bf the Villafranca treaty, cast tb'the winds,?but we :do not'know ithat if ...
RETURN OF BONDED GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 21 May 1861
RETURN QflBONDED GOODS. Yi. hjlib Showing tho quantity warehoused! and delivered from, the 11th to*,tU\20tli tMny,! attlie.Port of BMshiinelY '"^SfWY^iY- N. "'¦? Y/'-'-.-YiYY Description. Stoclc in S . ' fiyl . ¦' "Spirits Brandy, i.-gals Rum. ii Geneva.......». Whiskey ;»"',T Old Toni ... it Cordials ... ? Other'Spirit',,; Wine.!.ii Beer. ii Tobacco, ?>,..,lb. Cigars'..:".. ',,' Opium....... ? Tea. ? Coffee .? Sugar (t.'c.ri.lb) 69 121 104 Y ii 124 4538 .661 '6933 .2614 10 1211 -S i Y, ? 2 cs £ o' Zi&* Stock in £ §"2°' Bond on >'3!3"oi-20th May. p'ra'2-7'" ' " "" n 2~~ 12 33 168 2 24
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 21 May 1861
Weekly -'Coilemiilnpi' High Water at Brisbane, ,. T)ny.«, Tuesday . Wednesday... Thursday; ..; Friday..'. Saturday ...... Sunday . Monday.''.'....: Date. Mav: 21 22 i23> 24" '! 25 VJ 26 .27 7 38 8 24 ¦9U8: 10 15 11 :20i .0.12 i-: o 8 2 8 50 9 461 10 50 i i' 48 0,36 1 24 Sns.: Rises. 6 39 6 :;9 :'6l40^ 6 40 6'41 ¦ 6-41-, l6 42v