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Victoris. MELBOURNE, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Vlctaftea.. MELBOURNE, FEBKIARY 5. \ The Hon. Ja». Service, the Premier, ha* received information from the -Agent-General, and also from other sources, which are sufficient to show that there is no foundation for the report that the Imperial Government have abandoned the intention of annex- ing thc portion of New Guinea, and so -.tmSfm-.- J^-^CTS.'- con- cerned; everything is'proceeding satis- factorily, and there is a likelihood of the Imperial Government consenting to beal' a portion of the cost. ' FEBRVAXY G. A large meeting of. representatives of tine Trades Hall Council and em- ployees was held yesterday to discuss the subject of the dispute in the boot trade. Owing to thc Trades Hall Council endeavouring to concentrate all the labour societies against thc boot mauufacturtrs, an association of em- ployer», manufacturers, and contractors is in course of formation. It is said thc shipowners will also join the asso- ciation. A meeting of the Coffee Palace Com- pany was held to-day...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Local Items. The weather lias "been cloudy, with fre- quent showers, S.E 'und calm'winds. The rainfall for the week ending 11th instant, was 2'GOin. The Hospital committee meeting called for Monday afternoon last, lapsed for want of a quorum. This was owing to the absence from Cairns of a nninlier of the gentlemen who form the committee. The Brisbane Newspaper Company are about to call for tenders for the erection" of a large seven-story building in Queen-street. The requirements of the COVIBIKIL and QUEENSLANDER have for sotuü.tm»*, since exceeded the convenience ot the "present site of premises. . '." \ , Mr. G. W. Corbett, *he celebrated ven- triloquist and illusionist,] will pay a visit to Cairns shortly, and. will give an entertain- ment at ' the Divisional Hall. The pro- gramme has been forwarded tons, ana it promises to afford the public considerable amusement. We learn the shares of the Chance Ex- tended Gold Mining Company at the Mul- grave continue to go off: The brokers d...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 February 1885
Cable Messages, (THOSÏ OUR OKS COKKESFOXDEÍTS.) EkrtptM ?tam. / LOXDOX, FEBRI AKV 5. Tlie police to-day arrested another man who is supposed to he concerned with thelrîsîi-Aiiicricannamed.Gilbert, who" is now iii custody on tlie charge of causing the recent dynamite explosion nt the Tower of London." At the further examination of Gilbert to-day, the prisoner's name proves to be Cunningliain, and he has been iden- tified as having been concerned in the explosion at the Metropolitan Railway .Station, King's Cross, on the 2nd of January last., . , A statement is current here to the effect that an agreement has been con- cluded between the Governments of Great Britain and Italy, by which the latter pledges itself to assist England in the" work «>f establishing permanent Government in the Soudan. Accord- ing to thc terms of thc agreement Italy will occupy Port Massowah and pciferfca Suakin. . Tho ' »tut«*«.*, ï^tut?**? devoid of official confirmation. FEBRUARY 6. A Cabinet Council was...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Oar Brisbane Letter. (mon ora ow« COBKEIIPVXMNT.) TUE English cricketers have been here and beaten the local twenty-two very easily, as was expected. "Our men made even a worse show than they should have done, as owing to some falling out amongst themselves three of thc players selected refused to play at the last moment, and their places had to be filled by tho emergency men. The match did not excite a great deal of interest, but the attendance on the ground during the first two days was pretty fair ; on thc last day it was very small. The Englishmen went from herc to Maryborough, where they won again very easily, lt was, of course, I absurd to invite such an eleven'up here, I as we have no players who would stand a chance against them, even with twenty-two to eleven. The English Press. I see, is noticing the Northern agitation for separation, and not unfavourably iu some quarters. THE COI.ONIKS AMI INDIA in its issue of December 12 expresses an opinion that Northern Queensland mus...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Correspoiidenee. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIBXS POST.) Sut,-I wish to call your attention (for the purpose of ventilating the question) to Warden Towner's report of the newly dis- covered goldfield on the Johnstone River. Tn his report he recommends this new field should be added on to and made a part of the Mulgrave goldfield. I desire, on behalf of myself and the residents of this district, to bring under the notice of the authorities the fact-that the Johnstone Biver goldfield is an entirely new discovery, while the Mul- grave goldfield has been open for several years. If the recommendation of Warden Towner is earned out; it is easily forseen it will be the cause for a general riot so soon as the wet season terminates, because a rush of European diggers will then take place who will inevitably rush the Chinamen and drive them off the field. Besistance by the China- men will lead to serious affrays, who o...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Two hundred and thirty-five officers and men of the permanent force, and KW of the naval reserve (out of a total of 25(») have tendered their services for the Soudan. FKUBCARY IS. To-day a lengthy meeting of the Cabinet was held, and the question of sending a Victorian force to the Soudan was fully considered. It was decided that a definite offerof assistance should bc made by the colony to Great Britain, and a cablegram was sent to the Agent General, asking him to inform the Im- perial Government that Victoria offers to send a fully equipped force of sis or seven hundred men, consisting of naval brigade and mounted infantry (cavalry ?) It was decided if the offer was accepted that Parliament should be «died to- gether without delay.
South Australia. ADELAIDE, FEBRUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
.."th Anlralta. - ADELAIDE, FEBHiAKr 13. The registrar's estimate of the late harvest was as follows :-Area culti- vated and reaped 1,910,000acres, show- ing an average increase of 04,000 acres; total production, 17,190,000 bushels, leaving, after the necessary deductions for food and seed, 1,339,000 bushels, or 339,000 tons, being 37,000 tons more than was exported last year. YKBHVABY 18. At a Cabinet meeting, held to-day, it was decided to authorise the despatch' of a force of two hundred and fifty men to thc Soudan.
Herberton Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
'Herbertou Miniiig Notes. THE excitement consequent on the important discovery of rich silver ore at Irvinebank has caused something like a stampede from here. It is estimated that at the present time there are over 400 men engaged in working the lodes already found and in prospecting the country for new finds, while it is known that many are on their way from Ravens- wood, Charters Towers, and other portions of the interior. Notwithstanding the extra- ordinary richness of some of the shows it would be premature and most injudicious for people at a distance from this place to leave anything like steady employment on the speculation of picking up a rich lode. By this time the country will have been pretty well explored, and in all probability the fancy spots will have been chosen. Nearly everyone here are convinced that this is more than an ordinary discovery of silver, and it is doubtful as to whether any silver finds of the same character has ever been found in the colonies, and wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
8p«Cl»l COlVBLB. APLIN, BROWN AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. THE above Company ' intend running a a Steamer between Townsville. Dun- geness. Cantwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone Kiver, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Freights apply to BURNS, PHILP and CO., . Agents. EDITHVALE " AND ~ "SWALLOWS .: / , WHARF. ï_ ' The S.S ZEUS will leave for the above EVERY DAY (excepting Thursdays) at 10 o'clock a»ni.. Returning sanie day, com- mencing on Monday, the 8th inst. For Fares and Freights, apply . BURNS, PHILP and CO., , - . ... "~- ? '_" .j Agents. FEED. T. WIMBLE AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Reliable Valuations wade, and Realizable Market Value quoted. I Intending investors can rely upon their j interests recetvúur most careful attention, I ?while Sellers muy aldo depend upon hiirhcst I nrarKet'prieea'bofas} obtained for ibero.' I Temporary Office : Corner Spenceystreet land Esplanade, next to the Post and Tele ! graph ...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] HERBERTON, FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
...1ATE8T BT ,WUOL I j" [FEO* OUK OWX COHRK8PONDSKT.] HERBERTON, PKBBUABT 18. ,. A meeting is called for to-night for the purpose of forming a School of Miñes, jr sr* . The case of cattle stealing is further remanded. -; >;i ' ' '' -: &lt;i.'i .' ?j There i», increased activity in tin nuning throughout"the district. Tlie weather has been unusuallv GEORGETOWN, FEBBIABÏ 10. A local company luis been formed liere for the -purpose of working the well-known reef He:trt» Content. All the shares were taken up within a week, and work has already been commenced. Nix teams loaded with rations lias arrived here from Port Douglas. CHARTERS TOWERS FEB. 13. Mr. Jack's report on the Mount Leyshon has caused great excitement here. Mount Mawe has already been applied for, and shares in the Mount Leyshon mines are in good demand in "the Southern markets. BRISBANE, FEBRUARY 14. A meeting of volunteer officers was held yesterday to discuss the action of New" South "Wales in offering to send ...
Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Cairns District Hospital. THE adjourned meeting of the committee of the alove institution was held on Monday, ICth instant, in the Court House. Present Messrs. K. T. Hartley (chairman), T. R. S. Hook, W. C. Smith, J. Macnamara, A. A. Wall, and W. Dalglish (secretary). The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The outward correspondence was read and adopted. The inward corres- pondence, which consisted of a letter from the Colonial Secretary, advising tliat the sum of ill IS 13s lOd had been placed to the credit of the institution. A letter from Pro* fessor Armand, offering lils assistance in an entertainment for the benefit of the institu- tion, which was declined with thanks. The surgeons report for the month of January was as follows : " The number of patients treated in the Caira Hospital «tarto* toe umlh of ary, 1SNG, amounted to 23, of these were present in the hospital on thu 1st January, U ; admitted during the month of January, 17 ; died, 0 ; discharged, I...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
¡t>\\t ^fairns pont. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1SS5. Guaranteed. 700. Copies Weekly. Local/Items. Mr. D. Patience, of Messrs. Burns, Philp and Co., is expected to arrive in Cairns next I Thursday, the 2Cth instant, per the mail steamer/after a sojourn in the South. -»-MW awtaui* ttwvyikue collected ¿it Cairns, for the fortnight, commencing from the 1st ' February to the lZth instan tr waa .£598 15a 4*1. The Cairns Cricket Club are making appli- cation to the Minister for Lands for a grant of 10 acres of land adjoining the town, at the end of Spence-street, towards the saw- mill. .. ., .... .', .:. . .; We hear it is the intention of the Cairns Boating Club to make application for a water frontage site, where it is intended to erect a boat-house and club-room. The application will probably be made by next mail, and the site chosen, we believe, is that portion of the Esplanade next to the Municipal wharf site reserve, facing the Custom House. Mr. E. A. Milford returned to Cairns by ^ ...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. February 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OïfX CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. -. February 13.-~ THESE have been showers off and on all the I weet. The "silver" excitement continues, al- though I have heard of no particular new discovery.' Several leases and claims have been taien up, and the " rush " ja said to " consist of of between one and two hundred persons. The claim par excellence is the ** Albion," situated on a high hill, and even if its silver qualities were less attractive, its site would command attention. Beyond the facts already published but little can be said anent the place yet ; when the excitement is over and people settle down, the real charac- teristics of the locality will be known. At the present moment every one -hopes he has a. bonanza, and I hope no one will be dis- appointed. What, however, Ï conceive to be equally interesting in mining matters is the coming upon good tin in two mines. I see by the telegrams of the CAIRNS POST in Thursday's issue, that you liad been informed...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
DEPABTUBES: " February p.-Ranelagh, sj.. Capt. Beel, for Cook Fehraarv li-Archer, IA, Ca«*. F. W. Monia, for Cooktown. P***"MiT^n»-Mr*.Tarlur: Ml .^sw.H. Johu-' stou. J. Bodtfers, Caine Tun, und 10 in steerage. February H.-Bunelagh, s.s.. Capt. Beel, for Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Passenirers-W. H. Xoore, und 3 in steerage. _ . February 14.-Archer, S3.. Capt. F. W. Morns, for Sydner. ria Brisbane und ports. February 16.-Quirainîr, s.s.. Capt. |J. 'M.'lenn, for Sydney und Melbourne, via Brisbane and ports. Eusseusor*-Mesdames Loeveu and Burke, Messrs. A. Outridi;e, Bowrunr. Munroe, E. E. Warren, und * in steenuce. rebnuuj 18.-Bunklun. C»l>t. Keir, for Townsville, vi» Johnstone Stiver.
New South Wales. (From our Exchanges.) SYDNEY, FEBRUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
?atv tatt. Walas. (From our Exchanges.) SYDNEY, FKBBCABY 12. An extraordinary Cabinet meeting was held to-day. The most important business effected was a telegram ad- dressed by *the Acting-Colonial 'Secre- tary to the Agent-General in London. Mr. Dalley, before the meeting of the Cabinet, had a long interview with Colonel Roberts, of the artillery, to discuss with him the means of trans- porting artillery to Suakin. The Acting-Colonial Secretary embodied bis views on the subject IU as minute which he submitted to the Cabinet. The Cabinet at once approved of the minute, and the following cablegram was sent to the Agent-General : " This Government offers Her Majesty's Government two batteries of the per- manent artillery with IO and lC-pound guns properly horsed, also an effective disciplined battalion of infantry. As- certain what assistance could be " ren- dered to the Imperial Government in the military operations in Egyjjt, as we have ascertained that two battalions of permanent ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
FRED. T. WIMBLE, AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. . Land Valuations and General Commission Business promptly attended to. Liberal Advances made upon good securi- ties. ' ' . ; , ^ '; Temporary Office: Comer Spenee-street and Esplanade, next to tue Post and Tele- graph Office, Cairns. . Clients can rely upon their communica- tions being treated as strictly private and confidential. ALLOTMENT LAND, Abbott-street, for Sale. FltED. T. WIMBLE, Laud and Estate Agent, Cairns. X¡10B SALE, large supply BUILDING J? PILES. Apply FRED. T. WIMBLE, Cairns. PK, HDLf ¿ID CO., LiuiitcU, . UfiiiERAL MERCHANTS, Have jost to hand, ex " Airlie " from Hong Kong, äOOOmatsBICE I . 30 i-chests HONG MEE TEA-in packet r Choicest- CONGOUS," in half-chests ^and boxes Together with a large variety of CHINESE FANCY GOODS 1 VERANDAH BLINDS, ic. ,. We have to hand ex " DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE/'froni London, large cbn signments of DBAPEBY GOODS in great variety, which we offer at Lowest Possible Prices. Galvanized Iron...
IMPORTS. Ex RANELAGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
IMPORTS^ V~ Ex RANELAGH. Coi-.-*i>rnc-i to Jack and Newell.-3 cases merchan- dise,, 1 keg climas,. 2 cri»e» cnrtrit|g-M. ' '¿, ? MîscelLmeons,-ÏO i-cnaes, 45 sntpty hhcls, 10 cases, 1 bule beltiuir. 1 case whisky, 1 paper i-iircel, 1 parcel stationery, á cases plauU. Trom .Townsville; «luantity Iui->--içe. i parcel, 16 "bugs bran.-Burn-:, Philp and Co., agent-*. " Ex Qu IRA rx a. Consi^tied to Burns, Philp and Co.-1 puree!. 1 truss canvas, 23 cases ale. I Miscellaneous.-!, cask whisky. 1 Jtruss papera, 27 empty huds, 2 ames iron, 1 package doora, l*ilo sashes, X s niall case sundries, 1 puckape ridifùnr, 1 coop fowls, 2 cases iron. 5 drums oil, 7 tule?, chaff, 1 case ice, 1 horse.-Burns, Philp and Co., aleuts.