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Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. February 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
[ Our Neighbours. [FUOSI OUR OWN COBnBsrOS»KNTf>.] UEEUEBTON. February G. 1 xOTieKfit.y the POST received to-day that that your Herl>erton telegrams contain all the local news, thus cutting tbs ground from under your correspondent's feet, and leaves him but little matter to write Hbout. As a rule I am chary «Unit alluding to "rushes" or "extraordinary finds" us I hilve to depend very much upon hearsay, but with regard to :issays published from chloride of silvw and stone raised from Messrs. Jloffatt and Co.'s silver claims at Silverficld, these have been confirmed by Sydney assays, which shows the chloride So give 17,00002 silver to the ton. Several leases acA claims have lieeu applied for, and prospecting in the neighbourhood is iucreasing. Some per- sons have already come upon lodes yet to 1« tried, and some have taken up least's well located upon thc chances of finding some- thing therein. As a consequence tents and flies are in demand at Irvinebank, and 1 suppose for a tim...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
SHIPPING. 1 February 5.-Fitzroy, aa., Caa*. C. J. KigfctiaaaB, from Sydney, rio. Brisbane sad Mts. fumn Miasea Harris (2), Xi« Barke. Ifen. W. A. Hop- kinson, D. C. Towug, and 6 ia tbjt steerage. - February T.-FitirojCs.*., Cai*. C. J. MAH awl], from Cooktown. Passengers-Messrs, W. Cmildcfs, Sam Chun, Ah Sam. amt 8 in steerage. Fehrnary ».-Warrego, s.s., Capt. R. M. Phillips, from Cooktown. February 8.-Katoomba, SJ.. Capt. E. Armstrong,' from Sjdnev, ria Brisbane and ports. Passengers Xessrs. McCarthy, Severin, Parker, Dowan, Levi. .. -«mi la-ia ?tesiWjtey"-- -'*.''. *** .~ February ll.-Burdekin, 's.s.. Capt. Keir, from Townsville, via Johnstone River. Passengers Mr. St. Geoi-.ce Bniwn, and 10 in steennte.
IMPORTS. EX FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
BLPOSTS. Ex FITZBOT. Consigned to Burns. Philp and Co.-5 oates assorted fruit. Cousiknied to Jack and "Sewell, Herberton.-7 cases Italian butter. Miscellaneous.-Ü0 empty hilda, 1 rmi« beddisar* 3 cases Italian butter., 1* Im*« potatoes.- 30 cues mle, 1 hale dm pavy, I boa OD in (Xl*««:) Froaa Coafctowa: 1 case medicine, 90 do sundries, S do oil. tv asata fica. - boxea ophuu (Taine *52), 1 cmme r aoar. 3 do soy, 1 do cracker!, 1 do s cabbape, 1 do bowl*, 1 do b wits, 1 mat beaus, 13 cases aundriea, 1 basket a>rkaçr 11 . chest tea, l ease grapes. 3 do apple«, 1 ta* a* nuts, 1 paper parcel.-Burna, Philp and Co.» agemts. Ex KATOOMBA. Consigned to Burns, Philp and Co«-1 case, J00 mats rice. Consigned to Jack and Kewell, Herberton.-1 truss canvas. Consigned to J. 5f. Richardson.-1 bag: ni eal, 1 case rice flour. 2 do grocer?, 1 «lo ri negar, 1 do cordial, 2 boxes caudle*, 5 cases kerosene. 1 do * estas, 5 tuirv maize, 14 do potatoes. Ido onions, 1 keg butter; 1 package bacon, 5 sa.ks f...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
SYDNEY, FEBRUABT Ó. [ The Acting Colonial Secretary ha* been in communication with the Im- perial Government, through the Agent General, during the last three weck», concerning the annexation of New Guinea. Previous telegrams have been received from England upon the sub- ject of the offer of the "Wolverine for the use of Colonel Scratchier, which has "been" accepted by the British Government. The latter has also in- timated that thc question of contribu- tion is now under consideration.' Colonel Scratchley left here yester- day afternoon by the express train for Melbourne, where he will probably stay till Monday next; he will then proceed to Tasmania, and thence prob- ably to New Zealand. The P. and O. Co.'» mail steamer Indus leaves here for London to- morrow morning.. Among the passen- gers will bc Commodore Einkino and the naval officers lately on this station. A railway collision occurred about 4 a.m. tlus morning, near Booty Hill station, between two goods trains; The traffic w...
New Zealand. WELLINGTON, FER. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Htm Zsaliitd. i j WELLlNflïO::. FEI». 7. i The schooner Aurora, which ï'as just arrived from ¡Samoa, brings intelligence that the (¡crinans are greatly amazed with Malien for petitioning the English Government, lt is said they arc fer- menting a movement to depose him, and substitute King Tamasse in his stead. -, . To \Vhero i* ur&lt;jiii«» tbc Kitigitos wot to attempt to seek rtslrviw fruin the Xew Zealand Gorvniincnt. lie states the Knglish Government will arrange with them, and if the colonial Govern- ment refuse to do- their, duty; hy vhcut Slr." (iovctf will "bc sent as 'a Royal Commissioner to manage thc native affairs of New Zealand.
South A[?]. ADELAIDE, FEBRURY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
- ADELAIDE, FKBIFABT 5. The irögvaiion of Mr. Playford,~the Commissioner for Publie Works, 'and! Mr. Colet, the Com»i«»ioner for l^d», waa aeccepted by the GoTernor at the Executive Council aaeeting yesterday. Mr. Playford waa" appointod Coauais *»ner foTr~Latíd»7antf Mr. Cole«, Com niawoner... im> Public. Worfca at .the aaa* aMCtinf. ^ ^ .,;;;:.¡/v 1./ f Thc Chief Secretary, Mr. Colton, and Mr. llakcr, Minister for Justice, left ?here yesterday evening on a visit to Melbourne and the adjoining colonies. ' T'KIÍIÍL'AUV 7. Thu export of wheat for the month of January is given as over 1 T:ïCK*,tMK> bushels. Consequent npon tho recent rains Cooper's Creek has risen 21 feet. The country all through Farina is looking in splendid condition.
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
0ic &lt;fairiK ^losí. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, ISSö. Guaranteed ïOO Copies.Weekly. been obtained bv thc silver assay a Silver-field, near Irvinebank, is an eveivt_ .£w ,!.»«!. owrwm *aistrict;' but to "Cairns. There is no doubt, at this time, that the full extent ot* the mineral wealth of the Tinaroo district has yet tol>c learnt. Every day it opens np with greater resources ; and with mich magnificence it becomes a question of much specu- lation as to what extent it will eventu- ally bc proved to possess. ' The returns of tin which have already been exported from the district - gives it the proud position to rank as one of the riehest linfields in the world, while at the same time the present developement of that mineral can only be considered to have been prospecting work. Large returns of gold from the Hodgkin- son district have been made for many years past, while antimony at North- cote, as well as gold, has also been added to .thc list of mineral resources. [.The; fin...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] Queensland. HERBERTON, FEBRUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
LATEST BY WIRE. [nOX OCX OWN COBBESrOHDKST.] --HERBERTON, 'TEBHTIBT ll." There ar« several leases being applied j for at Silverfield, and many claims hare boen taken up. ' The excitement still continues. , At thé St. Patrick tin claim, at Her- berton, good tin has been struck in the drive of 7Q(t, attie 1000 level. : A ease *"óf embexzleinent was re ananded until Friday, and a cattle attal ing case for eight days. - - BRISBANE, FKBBCABT 5. A inan named St. Just de B. Mackay vas sentenced to one month's imprison- ment, with hard labour, for being on the premises of the Post Ornee Hotel with the intent to commit a felony. FEBKCJAT 6. Tbc English Eleven commenced a match against the Maryborough team of twenty-two yesterday* The weather was fine, and there was a good attend-* anceaziThnv aftiglannwiami mani first to the wickets, and their total acore wa* : = ;.': r J: -h.-:. :?- \J' r 131 ; the highest score-namely, 53 was made by Ulyett. The Maryborough team made a total of 98. FKBHl-A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Iii IT," .' A WEEKLY jOCBÑAL, PUBLISHED" EVERY THURSDAY MORNING. . ! j: The CAEKNS POST affords an excellent medium, both to Local and Southern Adver I tisers, being widely circulated throughout the Colonies, especially Brisbane. Towns ! Tille, Wild River, Goldsborough, George- town, Ingham, Mackay, Cooktown) Charters Towera,- fort Douglas, and Geraldton dis- tricts. . . ; :} ?'? THE LARGEST CIBCOT^TTON NORTH - OP TOWNSVILLE. : I One Inch' CeiglitlmSr^"" ... 1 0 ! Every Subaeqitent Inch 'u. -UJ 2 0 Special terms for three, six, and twelve "., months. ? ; ' ," EVEBY DESCKIPTION OF AT LO WIST BATES. AND EQUAL TO SOU THEAN I. . :;. .... " . i. ' .-. ? SPBCTJONS. : ?.special care and attention will be gives to this branch, while pvoasptneea can always he rei-fcd «poa. ... .... ¡ . - The plant contains all the latest Aaterican &lt; aad ? Eagnsa- type aoTeUies, :as well aa the ssost improved .'team machinery. T..., S...PKOPEÍETOBS, ..:. FBED. T. WIMBLE, AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE...
The Dynamitards. (THE AUSTRALASIAN.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
The D> juiiiitard». (THE AUSTRALASIAN.) THE labn4^e«ploH ;¿*Ltll£dja»W ia London transcends ail it predecessors ia folly and malignity, if not in that abject cowardice and crafty diablerie which hare characterised those atrocities throughout We find our- selves brought face .to face with a series of -" crimes of which we 'may .' conjecture the im- mediate motive, while the ultimate pnrposa for which they are perpetrated i? altogether inconceivable. There are and have been manias of all kinds, from that of "the fool who fired the Ephesian dome" down to that of the fanatic who applied the tonm to Yolk Minster. * But these were not mmpBrstsnhy any ferocious attempts at the duli salina of human life. Neither had they th* slightest connexion with political nkweasanta. The attempts which hâve been made to destroy Westminster Hall, the Tc wer of lennon, and the House cf Contactons are, however, past aatoaroil of a progtsniiisiMi nan np am the claimed by the CTIhmnovaa .KUSMS.. the Patri...
Mr. F[?]. (THE AUSTRALASIAN.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
(THE AUSTRALASIAN.) | THE people of these colonies «re always glad ti welcome »aioBf. thea «à^iiiguiahed visi- tors fri nu England, not so much because such visitors Lave achieved distinction as because there is a general desire that our institutions, our. economic . resources, our political aud social life, our intellectual utatus-whatever that may be-our rate of progress, our prospects; and our aspirations, may )>e studied and accurately estimated by properly qualified judges. The greatest impediment to Imperial unity is really the very imperfect knowledge vrhieh is possessed ' by our countrymen in England with respect to the outlying portions of tho empire. They have no adequate conception of their magni- tude, of their present importance, or of their future and inevitable greatness. If they had, the question of paramount concern, the ipiestion which wonld overshadow all others, in the estimation of Imperial statesmen, journalists, and leaders of public opinion generally, woul...
Stork and Produce Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Stock and Produce Reports Messrs W.S. Vincent and Co., of Towns- &nbsp; &nbsp; ville, report for the week ending February 9 as follows:- Stock and station business has been fairly quiet during the past week, owing in a great measure to the heavy rains. However, there is every prospect of renewed activity in this market after the wet season. Advices from the country tell of splendid rains, encouraging the hope of a grand season. From Cloncurry and Normanton we hear thc country is presenting a better &nbsp; appearance than it has done at its best during the part three years. We anticipate buyers coming forward during the next few months, a large demand for all kinds of stock being the result. We have quitted 100 fat bullocks and vealers, . Enright. Sulli- van and Co., purchasers. These cattle travelled from Waterview, and arrived in excellent condition, giving great satisfac- tion. There is an increasing demand for store cattle, and we have acttted lots of 300 ...
LAND COURT. (Before Acting-Commissioner R. T. Hartley.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
LAND COURT. ( Before Acting-Commissioner R. T. Hartley.) Conditionals Approved. - R. J. Gorton, 200m. near Barron River. &nbsp; &nbsp; Certificates, Conditional Granted.-James Evans, No. 119 ; S. L. S. Rodda, No. 155. Homestead.-W. H. Collinson. No. 819. Conditionals Struck Out-No .appearance. -H. Shaw, No. 13S ; H. Q. Brimsmead, No. 139. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The schooner Ariel is daily expected to arrive here from the islands, with recruits for the Pyramid Plantation, on the Mul- grave River. We learn from Mr. W. H. Collinson, who has just returned from the Valley of Lagoons district, that the country is looking splendid &nbsp; and is well grassed, but heavy rains are much needed to fill the creeks. There has been no floods in this district for the last three seasons, and the consequence is there is no supply of water for the cattle. Unless a good flood occurs this year to replenish the springs and set th...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves reapoauhlc for the opinions of our correspondente.] (To the Editor of the CAISHS Pow.) 8a,-I notice in n Brisbane paper that locusts nave appeared upon Meat». Swallow and Deraaaa's plantation. Penait me to an»! toe growth of castoroil and larkspur aja*n-M.sr«Ma>aa>iut mach n plague. - Tours trulr, , . AO K ICO I. A. Brisbane, January 30,1S85. A large and influential meeting «aa held in the Divisional Boord Mall. Ingham, on Satur- day, the 31rt January. The chair «aa taken nt 7.31» p at. bj Henry Scone, Esq., of the Grange, Ingham. There vere ahout ISO people present at the sleeting, which «as from - firat to hut enthusiastically in favour of separation.-TOWSKVILLI BCLLBTIX. PrsKsfFU Jan.-Fare the pineapples and take out the eyes, cut them into slices about three-quarters of an inch thick, and again into dice. ; On no account ase any part that is discoloured or unsound. The fruit must bs tully ripe. To every llb of fruit so pre- pared, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEM NAVIGATION COMPANY. r|lHK Company's Steamers leave this port EVERY THURSDAY FOR NORTHERN TORTS, .. -aATO*!»ÂV> - KVKNIlfO FOS ^^jjjlPT't'lf^ *rr*r -* '' -I'-'"' ' TI1> V (uuM National Bai Incorporated nnJer "The Ooiwjwnws Aw." | .; ' . ' 1SIÏ3. BANKERS TO TUS CRXMBXT. OF , QÜEEN^WN'I). Subscribed Capitol .... ... JÊl,000,000 raid-up Capital 30U,W0 Reserve Fund ... ÍS3,0tt> Gold bwuîht or forwarded to the Sliiit for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixi-d Deposits at Current KateA. Prüft* issued on Head OiBee, Branches and Agents. -Advances wade against Tin and other Vroduèc, and all other nsual bankin;» business transacted. ", AV-M. CHAS. .SMITH, .'-> ; Manager, Caima Branch. TIME HERBERTON ADVERTISER." . A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on AVetlncî*l»jR and Saturday?. Tenus-UK; per quarter, or ii annually, in advance. ? The " Advertiser" hus» Urge circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the "Wild Eiver tin, silver, and copper mines. . EDWABD MYERS, Pro...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
DEPARTURES. Febniarv 5.-Fitzroy, s.s., Capt. C. J. Nightingnll. for Cooktown. Passengers -Messrs. J. Linney, De Rosnay, Ali Sam. Nani Cbmn, und 5 in 8t«era«e. February 7.-Warren*), s.s., Cupt. B. M. Phillips, for Sydney, via Brisliuiie and ports. Passengers Messrs. W. C. Smith, W. A. Hopkinson. February 7.-Fitzroy, u. Capt. C. J. Nichtinipill, for Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pmf agira Hrs. Burke and child,- «Tr.,-AI Outiidge, SeeWaiC and 6 in steerage. February 10-Katoomba, SA, Capt. B. Armstroinr, for Sydney, ria Brisbaue and ports. Puweajrers-Mr. and Hrs. Hoelscher with family of 7, and 1 in steer Vèbruary ll.-Burdekin, sj».. Capt. Keir, for Towns, ville, via Johnstone River. Passemrera-Megara. G. Adams, St. 0coree Brown, and Miss Atherton.
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Our llrfobatic Letter. 1 j . («t'jjr oua osra COBRESPIIXIM.-NT.) ^| Tun agricultural show itt Toowoomba c:iuie off yesterday, ami was &lt;.pcnel f.y Mr. Dickson, the Colonial Treasurer, the Governor being unable to come ii|i from Southport, anil Mr. Griffith bein-: absent from the colony. Thc show of wheat was very good indeed : as for that crop it has been thc best .-euson they have had on the Downs for many years. A large number of horses were also exhibited : but owing to thc losses by hail niitl the ravages of the fruit grub the show offrait was not equal t > :that of former years. The farmers mi the Downs having hail an uim-tuallv good wheat crop arc now suffering the trou!.le attendant on a good season. The millers are offering so low a price that the farmers refuse to sell, and have even made an attempt to get vessels laid on to »V.p wheat tn 1-MUUIOII. offer inj; IOHO tons of wheat as freight,. l»ut unthill-; has come of it, and as they are completely at the mille...
Cairns Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Cairns Divisional Board. A MKKTiNG of the above Board was held on the 1th instant, at the Divisional Hall. Present:-"Messrs. Kenny (chairman),Hook; Street, Loridan, Ryr.n, and Douglas. The minutes of the previous meeting were ri-ad and confirmed. The outward correspondence was read and ' adopted. The inward correspondence was received, and consisted of a letter from the Public Lands Department, respetó ing public re- serves, which waa allowed to be laid on the table until next meeting. A letter from E. Torazzi, of the Bussell Ei\-er, requesting that thc river be wade navigable by snag- ging, and also to erect t-.vo culverts at Behaniu Creek. Mr. Loridan moved-' V That a letter be written to Mr. Torazzi, enclosing a copy of the application made to the Colonial Secretary for the same purpose, and the reply theret-v and that the li »ard are powerless to a.-tinthe matter." Tuis was seconded by Mr. Douglas, and carried. I With respect to the application for two cul- verts over Babinda Cr...