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IPSWICH. TURNING THE FIRST TURF OF THE RAILWAY. Friday, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
IPSWICH. fFBOM OUB OWN' CKHBESrONDEST.) TURNING THE FIRST TUBF OF THE BA1LWAY. Friday, Fehrnary 26. The great event of yesterday (Thursday) causes every other item of local news to be comparatively unimportant. In troth, everything for the last few days has derived any notice it lias obtained from its relation to tlie all en.Trossiuc proceeding. The most of tbe trade was done iu preparation for it, Bettlers in the neighbourhood or on the Downs fixed their visits to town to inclnde participating in the holiday, shearers and carriers made their arrangements t» be pre sent, other amusements were enlisted to give their weight to the occasion, aud everything was shaped by the good folks of the town to make the celebration a great success. So early as Tuesday tlie visitors began to ar rive from.all quarters, and up to the hour of the ceremony there was a continuous influx of strangers. From Wednesday morning tbe capital began to furnish its quuta of spectators, and from that time until th...
CORRESPONDENCE. DEATH IN THE LOCK-UP. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
OOHRESPONDENOEl DEATH IN THE LOCK-UP. Sib, — In your Notes and News in Thurs day's issue you give a brief account of the illnesR and death -of John Gardner, a passen ger by the Flying Cloud. You also give the verdict of the Coroner's jury, and any man having a spark of humanity cannot hut en dorse the opinion which jon there express — 'That this case is roost painful in in its character, and should have been otherwise dealt with.' Wonld not the police, under the circum stances, have been fully justified in taking the unfortunate deceased to the Hospital, where he would have received medical treatment and all necessary attention. Here is a man in the prime of life, who in all pro bability left his native country in good health and full of high hopes. He arrives at the long looked for shore ; he sees food on the wharf, and rushes at it with all ima ginable fnry. and having in bis eye that peculiar witdness which is ever character istic of insanity, his treatment was easily understood....
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Friday, FEBRUARY 26,1864. Before the Police Magistrate. SUIT FOR WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COUBT. Fbiday, Febedaey SG, 1861. Before the Police Magistrate. ECIT FOB WAGES. James Bellshaw v. Patrick Moore.— This was a suit for wages ; the claim was acknow ledged by defendant, who was ordered to pay the amount into Conrt on Thursday next, with 3s. costs. Harriet Chapman v. Joun ilurpuy. sso appearance. BBEACH OF FCBI.ICAKS ACT. Tliis case was resumed from Wednesday's sittings, Mr. Garrick again appearing for the prosecution and Mr.- Gore Jones for the defence. Samuel Crown re-examined by Mr. Gar rick: Did not give the bottle to Sergeant Dunning but to Mr. McQusker. Mr. McQuaker, sworn, examined by Mr. Garrick : Is a licensed publican, the pro prietor of the Commercial Hotel, South Brisbane, the second door from Peterson and Younger's Store; knows Samuel Brown; recollects seeing him on the 13th of this month at my honse at about eight o'clock; he came into my house with a bottle of mm ; I asked him to go and get another bottle for me ; he did so immediately, an...
ROCKHAMPTON. February 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
KOCKHAMPTON. fFBOM OUB SPECIAL COBBESFOHDEKT.l February 23. Aocidekts by floods especially, and by field subordinately.have been conspicuous during the period between the date of my last and the present time. Imprimis — ire have had almost continuous rains from the 31st ult. About the 6th instant a fresher in tbe river began to show itself. On the morning of the 7th, the wind was Btill blowing a gale, as it had blown for some days previously — driving np heavy showers of rain. Tue river was now rapidly ruing, and the Queen's wharf was covered at high water. The Queensland arrived this day. bringing the mails; she encounted very bad weather on the passage. On the 8th there were still heavy gales, dirty looking weather over bead, and torrents of rain In gusty tropical showers, lasting about an faonr at a time. On this day the river had risen to a height of two feet over the Queen's-wharf, and the tide had lost its influence by the force of the flood. The WOiianis lay at the landing pl...
PROVINCIAL NEWS. SURAT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
PBOVINCIAL NEWS. SURAT. fFBOM A COBUESrOSDEKT.j A series of robberies have been lately committed in and around this neighborhood, by a fellow named Edward Randall, a' native of New South Wales. He had suc ceeded in evading the police for some months Dast. but finally Constable Francis got npon his track and followed him over 320 miles, when he succeeded in overtaking and arresting him. He had one of the stolen horses in his possession. The pri suner made a desperate attempt to escape fromenstody, striking the constable a severe blow on the foeehcad with a stone which he held in his hand. The constable, however, proved the better man, and knocked the prisoner down, and finally persuaded him ty physical snasion to revisit the late scene of his rascally operations, and trot back some 300 miles to the public boaroiug house of Surat. He was brought up the next morning before the Police Conrt. and sentenced to twelve months imprisonment for the assault, at the expira tion of which period ...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Taken at 9 a.m. (Per Electric Telegraph.) WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Taken at 9 a.m. (Per Electric Telegraph.) WIKD AHD WKATHER. . February 25.— Brisbane, S.E., doll ; Lyt ton, S.. fine and. buy; Ipswich. S. B-, cloudy; Laidley, S.E., dear; Toowoomba. S.E. dull, cloudy; Drayton, &SJ&, cloudy; Warwick, S.E., cloudy ; Dalby, S.E, fine. ' February 26.— Brisbane, S.W-fine; Lyt ton,S.S.W.,fine; Ipswich, W, fine ; Laidley, calm, fine; Drayton, E.N.E., fine; Too woomba, calm, fine ; Warwick, ELJ9.E., fine ; Dalby, calm, fine.
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. February 25. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
TELEaBAPHIC 3STEWS. [TUBOUaU GBEVILLE AHD BUD, BEDTCB'S AGENTS .1 February 25. The Assembly b-s authorised the disposal of the imported alpacas. The Government last night declined to explain its intentions 'consequent on the defeaj of tie tariff. The Assembly refused to vote supplies. The Honse was counted out shortly aftcr inidnigfat whilst debating the question of sirpplr. Large shipments of sugar are coming into Sydney from the Mauritius, speculators in sngar are-becoming nervous as to a probable decline in prices. Flour is easier, the demand, however, continues heavy. Beer in bulk is depressed. Salt iu store is £4 15s. Tbe Yarrs Yarra soiled for Brisbane yesterday. The Telegraph will sail on Monday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
mo LET.— A Commodious Briot-bojlt JL family Btaidenee. containing eignt apartments, ana situate in tbe centre of the CSty. The noose is new and well finished, aad-mn be entered immediately.— Applica- tion lo be made between . 12 and 1 o'clock, This Day, at tbe office of this journal. TO BE SOLD, 300 Head, more or less, of first-class Daily Cattle, with right of nm of 4,000 acres on Doughboy Greek. For ioattionlus, apply to PATBICK BEYHOLDS, Bonghboy Creek, (7 miles ftom Brisbane), on tbe Cleveland Boad. TjlOB SALE, and Immediate Delivery:— JC 1500, more or lew, 2 year old Maiden Ewes Also. S00. more or less, head of Store Cattle, mixed sexes, age, 18 months and upwards. Apply to W. H. BROWNE, Auctioneer and Com mission Agent, Albert-street, War wick. THE undersigned will make CASH AD . VAKCES on PRODUCE consigned to their. London Correspondents, Messrs. Gellatly, Hankey, and BeweU, Leaaennall Btreec MOLISON. BLACK, & SMITH. Brisbane, December, 1868. ? ADELAIDE FLOUB.— For Sa...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
?TDK NOnn ACSTRiWAlT' is a paid; (odd and political -ngu. It beUeires to a great destiny tor tbli naturaflr rloli and Uaatifut tudj »d ft «l»o belleras that noUblog an eontrlbnte » pownfnUjr to Ibe qmdjr ?ttaiumrnt or tb*t destiny u union unongst all ceeUonf ud eluaa of Us people. Him onion is attainable only on one condition— Equality or lUgbts. Tin ' Konrn Ansnu uis' wtlLUierefore, m« well for Um -dru«inat ot Uie colony, u IxxsnK UiC principle is iiUnAxlV jart, sdnxals «ja«l aril, ndigionr, and 1'oUUol ?UgliUforalleoloBigts.iiRspKUre orwetj coiuiden ion lu to deed or Country. It beliores Ike OoneUtnUon or Ui. colony wbn fsirly fnCarprebid, folly dordoped and tliowti (neaeUon.to be in ita libenlity Uu' niost nitaWe to our condition (list could be deiW. It will thenTore, npliold lie Constitution In its Integrity and oppos. all changes In it, except rach u an pro duced by its own adsptatiou and growtii. It -wil' eondemn »)ullj Ine «UortJ of the Indigent Unite of newty vfao would liri...
SUPREME COURT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 26, 1864. CIVIL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
SUPREME COOUT. Fbidat, Febbcart, 26. 1861. Civil Sittikgs. Upwood and Another v. Macnatnara. — An action for £20, balance doe Co plaintiff upon an account. Mr. Lilley for plaintiC The debt was proved, and a verdict ren dered for plaintiffs for £20 and costs. Harris r. Bolger.— Mr. Lilley, counsel for plaintiff, asked for an adiournment of the case until the nest sessions, owing totlie absence of an important witness. The Attorney-General opposed the appli cation, but it was agreed to on the plain tiff consenting to pay the day's costs. Campbell v. Martin.— An action for the amount of £15, for Wilding a stable and repairing a wooden cottage. Mr. Lilley for plaintiff. Mr. Jones for defendant. The defence Bet tip was that £60 had been paid, which was more than the value of the work done. Mr. Lilley opened the case, and said that tlie issue would depend upon the value placed upon the work done. The plaintiff stated that he valnod his labor at £12o. irrespective of alteration. He Acknowl...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
NEW SOUTH WALES. From the provincial telegrams published in the S. M. Herald's issues from the 19th to the 22nd instant inclusively, we select the following messages : — Bathurst, Tnursdav. 18th instant. — A man named William Slattery has been taken into custody for having in his possession a number of bank notes answering to the description of those stolen from the Mudgee mail. He has been remanded till Satur day. Minday. 22nd instant. — The man Slattery, who was taken into custody for having in his possession Eix of the £5 notes stolen from the Mudgee mail, has been further re manded. From the evidence already ob tained it wonld appear that he is cognisant of the missing £-2000. A man named William Jackson was. Singleton; Friday, 19tb instant. — A porter named Samuel Deuham. employed by Mr. Frederick Williams, storekeeper, deliber ately drowned himself to-day, it is supposed while intoxicated. Search has been made for the body, but up to three o'clock with out success. The weather...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Febro-y,!*™. & IS. 'S? ''C' ». m. jr. sr. d r. (r. « in h. Saturday—.^ 6 56 « 32 W 3 1 M 4 o Sunday —~J°l- 5 56 6 31 X s 2 Si ?? 50 Uonday ? 29 457 630 as 3 IS S3* Tuesday — _ IBS! 629 22 3 3 50 4 12 irednenlay_ 2SSS 62S 233 43650 Thursday —3SS8 627 » 3 15a i« Friday ? 4l 5 59 6 28 | SS 3 I 6 15 7 40
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
XTOXJS5 ATST3D NEWS. In consequence of an interruption in the telcgrapbic^communication between Bris bane and Sydr.^j, we are deprived of oar usual message of news from the Southern colonies. Mb. Fabqbhabson. the popular vocalist who lias lately stirred us op from onr phleg matic apathy into life and laughter, proceeds this rosining to Bockhampton for the pur of giving one or more of bis mirth provok gagjl!iamiP*g«»tt^.., wiUI* . th^.- rf»»~ijMa.tjg reception. He will' Srry~froai hence the' ' good wishes of & host of friends. Dibect and convenient communication with Spring Hill front toe centre of tbe town bas long been a great desideratum, and not until it is accomplished can Uierebe any im portant business connection between the tiro localities. To £11 up tbe golly at tbe present head uf Edward-street, to a perma nent level, does certainly, in contemplation, appears herculean task, bnt when once these things ere resolved upon and set about, tbe main difficult; at once vani...
THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
THE BALL. At shortly after 9 p.m. the ladies and gen tlemen began to arrive for the ball. The hall had been cleared, and was tastefully decor rated and brilliantly lighted up. The plat form and the recess at the upper end of tbe nan wan uevoteu vi uaujr uuwcu b uuiucul ate circle, and was elegently fitted np with lounges, &c. Between the walls of the hall and the fence enclosing the ground, the space was covered in and divided into re freshment and retiring rooms. The viands and liquids were first-rate, and were served in Mr. Hughes' best style. About ISO ladieB and gentlemen were . present at the ball, which was carried through with much spirit. The effect pro iitiJTy*^ ?lw-#iig jf^JFgnf.jana.yaried costumes, finest l»W-rooro W^n™niffM~wj-^iyjfcr ' - There was a disparity between the nnm I bers of the ladies and gentlemen, which, j although it in no way interfered with the tdat of the proceeding, mnst have severely taxed the amiability and endurance of tho fair ones who had...
The North Australian. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
%\t |tovtj gastraliait. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27. ISG4. The petition to the Duke of Newcastle seems to have been exceedingly sugges tive. Not content with the leading articles in various journals, Mr. Her bert must indite a critiaue of his mm composition upon its contents, and six days after bis Excellency had received the objectionable document, takes upon himself most irregularly to acknowledge its transmission to the Governor. He really had nothing to do with the matter. The petition was forwarded in due coarse to the Governor, to transmit to the Secretary of State, and any uo tice of its receipt should officially and properly — as well as calmly and 'inflex- ibly*— have come from the Private Se cretary. Why will Mr. Hesbebt insist But he complains of numerous mis representations' which be proposes to correct. There are two ways of dealing with accusations of this kind — one by meeting the alleged untruths, the other by showing the untruthfulaess of the accuser. Mr. Herbert does not...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
^tppmg inteHgtact. UBtVALB. - XteBOAKT 25.— Coliaroy, steamer, 500 Inns, CaptainCottier. from Bockhampfcon. Pas WWB-lIre. Kennedy, Mrs. Cteagh. Miss lTCrotne, Messrs. Delony Broughton. G . B. Black. J. Thorne, 3. G. M'Donaia. . Cooper. ifKelliget, O. do Stage, T. P. Wa ' ?'& ^?t^°l,-r- Headrid^lndenon. & L. Marlca; 8. Sopors, O. F. White. Mann. i J.P. j^phdVBaroett. W. S. Xndersol!: . J. Jardute. G. Halter, Reed, Vicars. A. Feet .^ «. Butherforu, BUI. ToUnC TlnAy H'Kie. Captain Allison, ana 45 inthe steejl j Februarv 25.— Clarence, steamer SCO ISSSlftF^L*3^ ^ Sydney the .33* Febtnaiy Ptasengem-sS, Wilde. *J^ Many. Messrs. Merray. Yount T. H. Pollard. H. P. Abbott, T. O. GoricST -BosenthaU Boss. Hack. Cameron. KN* Boyd^ M-reted, B. BeDJaarfBTltev. B.' .Donne, and 68 in the steerage. *Jr?£S- a?cS!ieeil^na' *»»«?. «» rtons, Uaptau Curphey, from the Northern ports. Passengers-— Miss Greeorv Mr one Bus. Pettigrew, Mrs. line. Master Petfi gnw. Atessrs. Boabock. HutcbW Beit...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
Sydney Markets. We have received onr usual files of the S. ST. Herald to the 22nd instant, from which we give the following summary : — The new tariff has given much dissatis tion to the mercantile community, and bas tended materially to check transactions «f any magnitude. The uncertainty with re gard to the duties imposed on articles in cluded in this tariff will, however, soon be at an end, the third reading of the Customs Bill in the Legislative Council being fixed (or Tuesday next, when it is believed the hill will be thrown ont. Shonld it come back to the Assembly, it is unlikely to become law, the Legislative Council having taken the unusual course of amending a money bill. The alterations they have made are as fol lows: — They have taken off the additional duty of Ss. per lb. on cigars, aud bare omitted the dnty an furniture, boots and shoes, saddlery and harness, and carriages. The effect of these amendments will there fore deprive the Government, if the bill passes, of the...
Commercial Intelligence. North AUSTRALIAN Office. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 27 February 1864
CDnnnernal InMnptf. North Austbauab Office, ? Friday Evening. i he aniness at me past week, has in some slight degree given way to a brighter as pect, and greater activity in onr local mar kets is plainly perceivable, giving fair hopes of an increase of trade generally both to large and small houses. The late inflnx of passengers by the ships Ariadne and Flying Cloud has caused no small amonnt of cash .to - cb«np« ban ag,_ and, the smaller 1'O''ses received great additions by recent arrivals, especially flonr; holders are still firm, at from £19 10s to £20 a ton. Bread stuns have a downward tendency, and the demand has. been mncb greater within the last few days. Our wholesale houses report more favorably of the past week, general stocks having been, freely asked for. and altogether a greater scale of badness has been gut over at very fair prices. Maize is well, supplied, and not quite so prime. Farm produce is in good demand, especially potatoes, stocks of which are very limited ; ...