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Expedition to New Guinea [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Expedition to Hew Guinea TttE objects of the expedition to Xew Guinea, ! fitted out by Mr. William MacUay , are lucidly | set forth by thatgetttieman himself ina speech ; at tile late narnamentary banquet given in his I honour in Sydney. The speech is reported bv ] theS. JC .BaWasfoUowsT- 'j Mr. Macfeay, on rising to respond, was j teeeived witii great enthusiasm. He said liiat ' the task of responding to tin toast, which at all times mnst be a difficult one, was rendered all tile more so by ti»e manner ja which it had been proposed by his frieud the President. The honour done to him was very great. It was, he believed, unprecedented, for on no occasion had bo Large a number of members and ex-members of Pftrliariynt met in tins room to do honour to a private individual like i himself. (Cheers.) He was so deeply sensible i of the honour tiiat he was quite at a loss to give fitting expression to bis ieelingg. He had i for a loug time been more or less connected j with this building, a...

Publication Title: Capricornian, The
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The Annexation of New Guines. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

The Annexation of Hew Guinea. Fab and away the best paper hitherto read before tiie FeBows of the Royal Colonial Insti tute since sis establishment was read by Mi. Micbie, at «be Pall Mall Restaurant. Waterloo place, at which place certain of the Fellows had previously dined, on St. Patrick's Eve. There was a large gathering of colonists. The president of the Institute, his Grace the Duke of MannhfStrr presided ; and after the hou. secretary, Mr. F. Touage, had read tiie mmnies of tiie previous meeting, and tiie names of Fellows joining in tiie meantime, he in brief words called upon Mr. Mkhie to read a paper on Sew Guinea. Our space, and the date of tiie outgoing of tile maa, pteveut doing any thing tatt scant justice to Mr. Michre'e piper. The gist of tiie leading was an insistance upon tiie value of New Guinea as an English tuMtnumttmt^ and the absolute necessity of that country hang taken poasessian of by the British authorities. « tor,' said the reader, Mrf tiie H^iglHrtt do no...

Publication Title: Capricornian, The
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The New Guinea Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

The Hew Guinea Expedition. The barque Cherert, purchased by Mr. William Macleay, F.LS., for the expedition to Xew Guinea, about to be undertaken by that gentleman in tiie *t *'?^ of science, is now jerng prepared witii all possible despatch for her intended voyage. This ship, which at present lies in Elinbeth Say, two or three mndred -yards from tiie shore, near Mr. Madeay's residence, is a fine French-built vessel, of 311 tons register, originally built for the French navy, at Rochfort, in I860, and a model of the old school, having great beam and rise of floor. In the service Bha once carried 14 guns, of -one ton each, and ia apparently a strong and bandy vessel one that will stay well and be westiierly. She is under tiie immediate command of Captain Charles Edwards, having fifteen years' experience of tiie Island trade in tiie Pacific, and under his eye she is being rapidly got ready for sea. The ship's company consists of the master, two mates, an engineer, a carpenter, three st...

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Extensive Failures. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Extensive Failures. Tbe failure of Messrs. S. C. im 33mm *ttd Co., a well-known mercantile house, with liabilities amonntinc, it is believed, to about tiuee millmn^ was announced on. Hatch 13 The difficulty has been *»«»j™»jt over tiie market for some time, and ithas beeaiesred would lead to otiur serious difficulties, on account of tiie high position and extensive connections of tiie firm, hot so far the erent has been received with qnietade in tiie market, ice long anczcroa&on becoreband fcavuuL no doubt, mitigated the effects it might otherwise have produced. It has no eenaUe influence whatever in °ljp»wl»fa'g a T**i'*intiflinrT de mand for money. The foUowiiig circular has been issued, announcing the faDare of Messrs. J. C im Thnrn and Cc^, merchants : — 'Gentlemen,— It is witii deep regret that we hare to announce to you that oar clients, Messrs. i. C. im Thorn and Co., of 1, East India-avenue, LeadenhaU-Btreet, in this city, have been compelled to suspend nayment The b...

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Chamber of Commerce. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Chamber of Commerce. As adjourned meeting of the Committee of tius Chamber was held xn && Mmricinal offices, Bolsover-street, on Wednesday. Present -^-Messrs. B. M. Hunter (chainnan}, Thomson, Walton, Marfarianfj Livennon, Jackson, and ELR. Jones. The minntpn of lastmeefaingwere confirmed, and the Secretary read the following corns. ' wnus. L To the Hon. the Colonial Treasurer, conveying the thanks of fl» Committee of tiie Chamber for the prompt attention and tavourabfa: conwdrrahon given to the sub ject of dredging the Fitzroy : the committee also recogniaedthe drnrahlpnew of getting a first-cUss engineer to report upon the nver, and mged the commencement of improve ments of a permanent drarartrr -without delay. The Committee farther pointed out Out the report of tiie late Mr. Bose, which unhfltartmliy agreed wish that sent in by another engineer formerly in the employ of die Government, estimated that £30,000 would be an adequate sum for effectually deepening the c...

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Peak Down. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Peak Downs. Clebxokt and CopprfieU papers of lie 15th :.^fan- 4,^ &, band. Xbe f!rf«Rza- of that -rajlb* **£?:— ''SaVBroadsound road is stiU inuverybad SflMaonandit is impossible for tins working £arbe- to do muck to utond them or nuke any pennaneut improvements until they dry up a littie ; meanwhile, they are employing them selves in such minor works as arc possible. Bad as tfae roads are however, tJw teams assuage to drag through somehow. During tile imte flood, a canoe was very cleverly con «tincted by a man lielongiag to one of the working parlies, by nieans of which he was -twM«l to traverse a stretch of tiree or /our ?nflei of nfar, sad fetch the took of the working party to their camp as well as some food, of which they stood in need. This in goiiau fellow istrijkped a large tree of iis bark, ttcta-ent and squared part of a small tree to make a «tem and stern post. Drawing the ends of the lark dose op against these pasts, andaeenringthem tiicre in same way, the bark i...

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Bridge over the Fitzroy. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Bridge orer the Fitzroy. The shorter of the two draft petitions to tha Legislative Assembly for a bridge over the Fitzroy having been corrected and rednced in length, we publish by request the revised draft for public information. In its present form the language of the document is unobjec tionable, and wfll no doubt commend itself to general approval. To the honorable the Speaker and Honor able Members of the Legislative As sembly of Queensland in Parliament assembled. The Juzmbje petition of the undersigned reddents of the electoral districts of Bockhjtmpton, Rla^-ai^ and Kor ?nanby Ssewcih — L That your petitioners, residents in (he above districts, are informed and understand that certain landowners residing on the North side of the river Fitzroy, within the electorates of B*aHt»ll and Konnanby, have presented, by the hands of the hon. the member for BlackalL a petition to yonr honorable Soztse praying that a bridge may be constructed across the river Fitzroy at Bockhampton, and...

Publication Title: Capricornian, The
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The Road Estimates for the Year 1875-76. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

The Road Estimates for Ob Year 187576. The fallowing ale the nnuds on tiie Esti mates for roads in the Central and Northern Districts.— CESTEAI. DtTBIOX. £ OffiaalSUS, etc.— Engineer, £330, Chief C3erk £300, E*±haiopt«. Bnad Inspector £2S0, Clermont ditto £300, Foreman of Worts £230, Messenger £100, Inspec tors' Travelling expenses and in ckfenbi]s«00 ? 2.2S0 Boads — Boekhampton dis Bound ditto ... 300 Gladstone district... 230 St Lawrence ? 300 Springsure ? 300 PeskBownstoAramac 400 Other roads and bridges ... 3300 6,150 Total for Central Division ? 8,430 NOKTHEBX WVKIOX. Official Staff etc. —Engineer £400, Cooktown Inspector£300,Mack'y. Foreman £350. Clerk £175, Depot-keeper £100, Contingen cies, Travelling ripens, etc,, £300 ? 1.T23 Beads— Aboot Cooktown ... £300 To Palmer ? 3000 About CariireD ... 250 Do. Ravenswood ... 330 Do. Charters Towers 900 Do. Townsvffle ... 500 Do. Bowen ? 350 Do. Mackay ? 500 Msckay to Bowen ... 330 Do. Clermont 500 Opening Roads ? 1300 Other roads and...

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POETRY AND TRIFLES. ON THE TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

| POETRY AMD TUIFLES. f ON THE TERRACE. Tbe stalely bar, tin erne, calm uan. Stood on tbe temee 'getter ; ?Hit tie bright roae tUekeb tie laePem abasta. From l»*n t» baatale toe eUkbsa Bbjei, ads bid '.en au«ie aveet awlaflii; ataae. At tie fete m tbe earner matter. Wall eareleap. bngdA «*naieq. Sbe bent to bar th« apeak Oftte newest took eat the latest jsry. Of lie keenest moveia tbe uliliiainairstnrf. Of Ibe treabeat topie at tke Aar, Or tbe marfel of tbe week. L'j5ttlv vttb Us practised tongae, He taaehsd on an mrteadt, VUb here saaeer an- tbere a Jest, And now a erave word as to attest, *? I give yon tbe roam oa tbe tor*— ae rest Xopassusbandeaa reaeb.*1 Tet once, ah toe, how- locg ago : Eadione wasantotbeotber; Wbeo eray whispered wort or bis Wake b« jaung beaxt to a dream «f b&as. Does tie gbost of ant loW« treaUfflnj Idas BSD Ungetiiig round the* Borer f Tbe mea.«nre of tbe nose -»»t»* : On tbe stMuner breeze there stele Alow, m«t, simple, booeJr air, ^ Soch as use Os...

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COMMERCIAL CAPRICORNIAN OFFICE, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Si ? IS ? I COMMERQIAL f Caikkwbotas Office, Friday Evenmg. Toebe is as yet no material change in basmess. The main roads ™fl— m! are stall impassable for drays, and compqtiently Com paratively little produce is coming in, or supplies being dispatched bom the shires. Bofibiess is almost entirely restricted to ordinary town requirements. The inland maiis, however, are now all np to Jane, and remittances are coming in more freely. The weather seems settled fine, and the roads are rapidly drying up, so that improvement cannot be far distant The pastoral shows to come off next week wBl danbtSees affract a fair number of country visitors, and nuke lite town more lively. _\ During the week, the Gleucoe, barque, from Hobart Town, brought a large cargo of produce, which has been «..-fo»i»J at fair prices. The steamers Janes Fsterson and *HiJ'H' nave landed large general cargoes from Sydney, and nave left again with return freight. The barque Waratah has sailed for Hobart Town in ballast. Th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

IS tfiS, FJKSEV, AND CO., Importers of General Drapery, Silks, Millinery, and Men's Clothing; Denison House, Bockhainpton. r BflCH~HABDT FAMILY BKJTEL, BOCKHAWTOV. First-class Accommodation, Moderate Charges. R. D- CRCICKSHANK, Pbopedtok. Files of tbe 'Qneensbunier,' 'Bockhamp- ton Bulletin,' 'Daily KorUiem Aigns,' 'Peak Downs Tdegram,' and 'Town and Country,' kept in the Coffee Boom. SHEEP AND CATTLE STATIONS ; ALSO, rjlTSTOCKED COCKTBT. -nTXLLIAM BENDBEN bas instrnetions W to Sell several very excellent CatUe Froperties with extensive improvements, and Stock vot^ from '73b fe-«K»fces& in*ie Settled and Unsettled Districts of Queensland ; abra, Sheep Stations of small and lar«e extent, and fattening coantry of tbe best descrintion, under long lease, beyond tbe reach of free selectors. WILLIAM HENDBEN has had an expe rience extending over 20 years in General Merchandise, loads. Stock, and Sta tion Business, and bis best energies will always be exercised for tbe promotion of ...

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Earthquakes and Destructive Tidal Ware at Lifu. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Earthquakes and Destructive Tidal Ware at Ufa. The following information has been supplied to the S M. Herald, by one of the mission tries on Iifn :— ' We hare passed through tiie onrricane season with comparatively quiet ireather, no storm of any consequence, when 9a Soodar night last (March 2S), at a cnatter to 11 o'clock, we were all aroused and aiarued by % very sharp earthquake, such a one as we bad never fell before. It lasted some time. We had several slighter ones during tiie night. Che next day we had occasional shocks, some tather sharp. TSse next night we had only a slight one, no we hoped they were over, when an Tuesday evening (March 30) we were rjsited by an earthquake which bight sned ns a]L It aid not last so long is tiie others, bat it was much more severe. Part of tiie walls in the nursery (lath and plaster) came down wico. the crash. Many parts of the wall were cracked, and we got such a fright that we removed to a new native but, where we fed more comfortable tha...

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The Hunter near Gympie. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

The Hunter near Cympie. Acorr the only local topic of conversation &ma£ tbe past three days {Bays tiie Cgapie Kmrs ui titt Stt instant) has been tiie suock in? murder conunittcd last Satnrday wv^ht Nut sicce tkc myaterious death of Bradley in 186S, in connection with which Mrs. Bradiey and her friend Talbot were subsequently tried for murder and acquitted, has so horrifying a deed ilistsrbed this quiet oun&xanity. it wHI be gathered from wr report of the .magisterial inquiry that the murder was .perpetrated before 10 o'dock on Saturday ingkt ; about that time Mrs. Pritehard, tiie amd «f tbe mnrdcml man Israel (not ' Isaac '') Griffiths, rousej Ur. U. Hnelan, her nearest neighbonr. and informed him of the 'row' that bad taken place between her nephew and son and a 'snange man,' oSnJaymg her blood siained dntbes as evidenee ot tiie serious character of tbeqajarrel. Wfcdan awl Hurley, who Kvcd together, at once west to Mrs. Pritehard's bouse and cound GrBiSths quite dea...

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Gladstone. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

Gladstone. IFEOS One OWi' COEKEsroXDEST.] +' The baniuc Canulla took in a fine mob of cattle' -0r- iuad) for New Caledonia un Satonav ' momiug. They were put on board iu fine trim, and it speaks well for the dripper's etm ritiipnces when be can sling nine of these heavy beasts into the iutU of tbe vessel in tea minutes. This was done on Saturday morning - the time waa taken onite ankmwn to those engaged on tlie work. The CamEla was towed out to sia the next morning, by Ihesteajn Iauucli Wave, captain Worthington, and wben fairly ontsula the heads she was caught by a ten knot breeze, which carried her fairryon her way, with every prospect of a good trip. She also shipped sixty sheep. A man named Henry Harrys was brought into toun for medical advice by Mr. Fnjolas. He «as in a very exhausted condition, .from wbich, although be received every a**»*«*f»fln. he did not rally. He appeaxa to bave been journeying from the nbctb, and losing the track wandered for five weeks in tiie bash with...

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THE HOMEWARD MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

I THE HOMEWARD MIL J Paruament has been in -session urnrrdie 27th ultimo, and has been intent catte business of legislation. As yet nothmg has arrived at a state of completion, bat many important measures are before ttftc Assembly, several of which have reached^, an advanced stage. The MintstajflW policy is therefore being disclosed to^B degree that enables die outer world to* form an estimate of its nature and ten dency. First of all, with regard to the Land. Resolutions introduced by die Govern ment for the resumption of extensive areas of land held under lease in the Settled Districts, have passed both Houses. In die Assembly, the Oppo sition contented itself merely with demanding more information as to the nature of the resumptions proposed, some members complaining bitterly of die want of fairness exhibited in the areas marked out for that purpose. But die House was decided on the subject, and the resolutions passed, with only eight dissentients. The charge of parti ality was d...

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The Capricornian. SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1873. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

|fi[}£ SaprkermaM. SATCBDAY, MAY 22, 1873. In connection with die railray policy of the colony, two sets of papers have been laid before the Legislative Assem bly. One contains die correspondence between the Government and the con tractors, who seem to be willing to con struct any line, or any number of lines, provided they can make sufficient profit out of the work. From die proposal of Messrs. Davies. Chapman, jujb Co, who will take fifty millions of acres for the construction of a. thousand miujs of line, and keep the property in that, line for themselves, to that of Mr. Audlev Coote, who will be content with four per cent debentures, there is something like a descent. It would really seem as if the gentlemen who have found contract ing profitable thought mat they bad broken new ground in Queensland — that mere was virgin soil whence to extract hitherto unheard of crops. The refusal of the Government to entertain their propositions is creditable to them, and must be ultimately ad...

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Later Telegrams. MILLCHESTER. May 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

';?,***? 3&&ms: MaySL Asstr SQannic Ball baa been opened at the Towers. The Escort left here yesterday with fixe thousand 13000) umcea of gold. Hiere has been a m*A*A ininrDvenient an tie yield of geld from the deep levels lately.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

rpHE EOCKHAMPTOX BCliETDf, J_ pnbhshed every morning at five o'clock, is the oldest and most widely ?circulated DeWB paper in Cental and Xortbem Queensland. In gAA\Hnn to tmstwortiiy local news, the readers of the Bcuzror are prm-ided with tite latest telegraphic and other inteHigencefromall parts of the world. Metropolitan and *4Rn*\ jews is catered for by a special correspondent '^tJAfipil at Brisbane and arrangements are in progress for securing correspondents in every important town in ihe colony. As an colony. Subscription, in advance, 15& per quarter, or £2 10s. per annum. TO OOBRESPOXDEKTS. AS' Tntj»F|flt|Fg Gnbscribers are reminded that subscriptionfi are payable in all cases in ad vance, and that, when forwarded for any term less than twelve months, the charge is at the rate of six shiHingB and fiiTppnce per quarter.

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ADELAIDE. May 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

ADELAIDE. May 20. The Assembly has adjourned to enable the Government to consider their position in reference to the choice of a Treasurer.

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MELBOURNE. May 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 22 May 1875

MELBOrBXE. May 14. Sales of flour are reported »t £15 1&. Gd. to£l5los. per ton. CamvDle sugar sold at £30 to £33 per ton. May 15. Messrs. Collier, Frazer, and Barry are the contractors for the DenHiquui and Moama Bailwar. Oden, president of the Larrikin Club, has been sentenced to three months' imprisonment for ai-using his fsther.ft Advice has been received -that Anthony TraUope has left England for Sydney. Sates of woolsacks ue reported at 3s. Id. Candtes, SJd. per pound. Kerosene, 15H. per gallon. Maize, scarce at 5s. Gd. The barristers of Victoria have petitioned to be placed on the same footing with FjigiiA The 6.S- KoTtimmbedand has arrived. Mr. Joshua Peter BeB, M.LA-, andjfamav are paaeengeri. nettin of SodMnl,ia XaiZSgZiik »iaress,lhMOuaMati»rilULMil» 'qisl Una ' cdoBy. X^TE Sew* rot && SmmnteBLaSik His Eoyal HigfaMfl fhe Prince of Wales wffl visit India at the dose of the year. John MitcheTs. funeeal was attended ty 10,000 pecsom. A party letmniug ...

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