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Cairns Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Cairns Progress Association. A XEETiïfG of the above association was held on Tuesday evening in the Divisional Hall hoard-room. Committee present-Messrs. W. C. Smith (iSthe'chair), H.Brinsmead, J. S. Campbell, A." Ai'--Wall, E. A. Milford, and Fred. T. Wimble. The minutes of^the previous meeting were read and confirmed. -' ?' Mi. Brinsmead proposed-" That a letter be addressed to the Colonial Secretary en- quiring into the mode of procedure to estab- lish the municipality of Cairns, as the time, namely-three months notice, which was published in the GOVERNMENT GAZETTE and CAIRNS POÍT, has expired." This was seconded by Mr. Campbell and carried. Mr. Wall proposed-That-in'tiew of the carly establishment of a municipality foi Cairns, it is necessary that application be made to the Minister for Lands, requesting that a reserve of the whole of section li, to- gether with half the section 7, town oi Cairns, be made for municipal purposes, these being the only available sites for pub- lic ...
Cairns Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Cairns Divisional Board. A aPKCiÀL meeting of"tKe above board iras held at the Divisional Hall on Wednesday evening last. Present-Messrs. Kenny (in the chair). Ryan, Street, and Hook. The mee ting*, wr as called for the purpose of taking into consideration a letter which had been received from the Under Secretary for Lands, requesting the Board to recommend such wails and reserves for township, camp- ing, water, cemetery, recreation, and other purposes, so that they may be dealt with, under the Crown Lands Act of la&i, and also for receiving tenders. Tenders were opened for the following works : - Road from White's selection to the upper crossing of the Barron River-P. O'Connell's tender, at 12s Gd per chain for the road, and £30 for cutting the approaches -at Freshwater Creek, was accepted. The approaches to the cul- verts on Sniithfield-road, neir Martin's selection-P. O'Connell tendered to do the work for Í3C 10s-in three weeks-which was accepted. Culverts near Behania Cr...
The Industrial Depression in England. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
lite ¡TtMl.sírJu| l>çnrè*rf#» TO TUK EDITOR OF TUR THIES. Sra)-What' irto^bet doiie^ "Improte trade is thc qtiestion asked in every direction. There is no doubt that trade is going with " leaps and bounds" downwards. The income of the country, as well as individuals', is-getting'less every year. Profits are smaller, wages are lower, aiid »Ork tn 'séareér.' i People tilt -about our ¿trade and commerce going to the dogs, but unless some change'"speedily takes place, there will be no trade left to go anywhere. 1 find from thc last returns of the Board of Trade, that the estimated Tallie of British and Irish manufactures exported in eleven - months, ending 30th November, was £215,0S7,-172, against £220.858,000. in 1883, showing a de- crease of nearly. .?0,000,000. The declared value of our imports for the' last eleven mouths has amounted: to £35«.(î8.),579, against £39l,615,S01 in lS83,'of a decline of nearly £30,000,000 compared, with last year. AVhen wc point out these facts at our...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
APPLICATIONS FOE CERTIFICATES OP FULFILMENT OF CONDITIONS UNDER THE "CHOWN LANDS ALIENATION ACT OF 1876." IHEREBY notify that the iindermen tioned Selectora intend applying for Certificates at the Land Court Sittings, to be held at Cairns on the 11th day ot March next. » CAI!!*», DlSTBICT. JSMKS KEBUS, Conditional, No. 140. CHA BKS EUWABD WHITK, Conditional, No. 131. B. T. H A KT LEY, Acting Land Commissioner. Public Lands Office. Cairns, 18:h Fcbravy, 1SS3. TjrOUND, a GOLD WATCH and CHAIN. Jj The owner can obtain same by apply- ing to ÇAPT. INNES, cn board the s.s. ZEUS, and giving particulars of descrip- tion, and jiaying expenses incurred. MRS. WATSON has VACANCY for a number of HOARDERS in SHEKI DAN-STKEET, next door to Mr. INXKÍ, Engineer. rn) LET, in ABBOTT-STBEET, opposite A Court House, TWO NEW SHOPS, itb Dwelling ot Fire Booms, Kitchen, &c, att:vcbed to wich shop. Apply BURNS. PHILP and CO. ACOOPGK WANTED. Apply SWAL- LOW and DERHAM, Hambledon Plantation. WANTED, an...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, FEBRUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
Cable Messages. (THOM OÏTH OW>" COKBKSrOSDESTS.) rmpiM Hitit LONDOX, 1-EBBUAKY ll. The death of Cardinal MacCabc, Archbishop of Dublin, is announced. ._.- -EEBBCABY-12...-. It is officially announced that Earl Roseberry succeeds Lord Carlingford, as Lord Privy Seal, coupling 'with that office the portfolio of First Commis- sioner of-the Board - of -AVorks -with a seat ri in the Cabinet. The Bight Honourable "William J. Shaw-Lefevre, Ppstinaster-Gener.il, will also take his seat as a Cabinet Minister. It is announced that Lieutenant General Sir Gerald Graham, A".C. will take command of the forces which will proceed to Suakin ? and thence to Berber, and that Sir Gr. H. Greaves will be chief of the staff. ... FKBIU'ARY 13. The Imperial Government have re- ceived a telegram from General "Wol- seley announcing tlmt a letter from the Governor- - of Berber was found at Burka- the scene of thc recent engage- ment, iu which. lie stated that the Mahdi had written to liiin to the effect tha...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
SHIPPING. AHR I VALS. ; February li-Hauela«li, s.s.. Capt. Beel, from Sydney, via lirisUine and ports. Passcuirer* .lamen W. C. SmitU and mamut. Burke, Henry, »nd Gibson. Messrs. W. C. Slnitli, E. A. Milford. G. Kienan/, Hennessy, H. CuTannagli, Million, A. Out ridge, Bancroft, A. Munroe, Master Bein, and 16 ia steerage, f February li-Archer, sj.. Capt. F. W. Moni», from Sydney, ria Brisbane and (ports. Passen^-ers Mesdames O'Connell and Rhodes, Misse* L. Loeven, S. loeven, Messrs. C. H. Moore, D. Laidlaw. P. G. Greevy, and 3 iu stecraj-e. . February lt.-Banelauh, SJ. Capt Beel, from Cook- town. Passengers-Mr». G. Benison, W. Harlen, Broont. Huirhes. and 5 iu steeraire. February 14.-Archer, M., Capt. Morris, from Cooktown. _ - February l-V-^Ontonim-. « j.TCapt. J: M*->a». from Sydney, ria Bris bane and. pori«. Passengers-Mr». ML» und Master Cochran*, Pilot Mylchreest, and 4 in steerage. 1 - «.» y Fabruary M.-Burdekin; SJ., .Capt. Keir^ froan Townsville, via Johnstone "River. Pass...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 February 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI6ATI0N_C0MPANY. rjlHE Company's Steamers leave this port EVERY THURSDAY FOR NORTHERN ... TORTS, UDll . EVERY SATURDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHERN PORTS. For Fares and Rateä of Freight, applv at the CotunnnyV own Office, at Wharf - BURNS, PHILP and CO. (LIMITED) LlXITEO. Incorporated under "The Companies Act," 1H63. BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital ... ... .£1,000,000 Paid-up Capital ... ... .TOO.OOO Reserve Fund , - ... litt.OOO Gold bought or forward.nl to the Mint for Aseay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Rate«. Drafts issued on Head OBee, Branches and Agents. . Advances made against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual banking business transacted. WM. CHAS. SMITH, Manager, Cairns Branch. . rJWE HERBERTON ADVERTISER. A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10s per quarter, or Jt£ annually, in advance. Tie " Advertiser " has à large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild Rive...
Land, Stock and Produce Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Land, Stock and Produce Reports. MESSRS. Hobson. Draper, and Co. report the following sales: - Allotment 3, section 4, comprising 33ft to Abbott-street, for JÉOOO. A number of allotments forming portion of snb-scction 23 of suburban land, realised at auction prices ranging up to JtU. We have also disposed of 300 head of mixed cattle at satisfactory prices.
Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Pnblie Meeting. A PUBLIC meeting was Lei J on Tuesday evening last, at tue Divisional Hall, for the purpose of agitating and endeavouring to obtain the use of a dredge at the channel of Cairns harbour. The meeting was fairly well nttended, and could be considered as MBMAinUtiw &lt;*fi Cuny. ... Tl... MMtíng liad Ixion called by the chairman of tho Divisional Board at the request of several citizens, but for so tu o unexplained reason Mr. Kenny did not put in his appearance, nor was there any excuse received from him for his non- attendance, a slight that provoked some very open remarks from those present as to the want of courtesy by the chairman of the Board. Hr. A. Meston was voted to the chair, and opened the meeting by quoting some of the salient reasons why a dredge should be sent by the Government to Cairns harbour, the use of which for a term of a few months would allow any of the largest steam vessels trailing on the Queensland coast, such os the B.I.S.N. Company's s...
Courts. POLICE COURT. February 20. (Before R. J Gorton, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Courts. POLICE COUKT. February 20. (Before H. J Gorton, Ksci., J.P.) Sydney Lindo, charged on remand Iroin thc 12th instant witli larceny as a hailee. Prisoner was further remanded until the 2 Ith instant, with the pruviom bail ex- tended. (Before lt. T. Hartley, Esq.. mid lt. J. Gorton, Efq., JJ.t'.l Charley Sue, charged with phi mg fun tan in Chinatown, was discharged ou the ground that thura »MI ni warrant issued aguiust him. 1'atriel: Dillon, charged with lualieioiis injury to property, was further remanded until following Tuesday, the l'em h being unable to agree. February 24. I'atrict Dillon for d i um iring property was fined ls, with 21s professional costs, ami ."is costs, in default seven days imprisonment. The charge u^uiiiMt Sydney Lindo »a« partly heard, and was remanded for further examination till Wednesday, thc -."»th mutant. February 2.1. (Before W. K. O. Hill. Ks.).. 1VM.. and R. J. Gorton, Evq., J.l*.) i The case of Sydney Lindo, charged with larceny as a hailee, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
ffjcial Coluu. APLIN, BROWN ANT> CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE ."\ THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsville, Dun- geness, Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone River, 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. The s.s ZEUS will leave for the above EVERY DAY (excepting Thursdays) at 10 o'clock a ju., ..Returning same day, com- mencing on Monday, the 8th inst. For Fares and Freights, apply BURNS, PHILP and CO., - . - Agents. FRED. T. W I M B L E I AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Reliable Valuations made, and Realizable | Market Value quoted. Intending investors can rely upon their I interests receivimjr. moat, careful attention, ' watte 8aUersj.may also Ifjamdupon nisjfcest market prices being obtained for them. ; , Temporary Office: Corner Spence-street and Esplanade, next to the Post and Tele- j graph Office, Cairns. Camrch of En...
Cair[?]s District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Cains District Ho*rit*l. WK have been request dby Mr. W. Dalglish, the secretary, io acknowledge the receipt of subscriptions to thc above institution from the following ladies and gentlemen, and in tendering his thanks be desires us to remind the public of Cairns and district that the hospital is in great need of assistance ut this time. The demand upon the institution has been very severe of late, as will be seen by the report published in our last issue, conse- quently the expenses have been considerably increased. We hope this appeal to the public will lie responded to by liberal dona- tions, because there is au other public inati tàoai wfciclk aaa «nels strong* claiaas lor fftJûJaa tbropby front the people than thc hoe pi tal which relieves the sick and distressed : M s. d. Messrs. Swallow and Durham ... 10 10 0 Burns, Philp and Co. ... 3 3 0 Queensland National Bunk ...¿20 Mr. D. Patience .2 2 0 B.T. Hartley .2 2 0 W. J. Chard ... ... 110 H.Enrickscn .110 P. J. Howley .110 H. ...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Our Neighbours. [KUOM OÜB OWX COBBESPONDENTS.] HEKBEBTOÎ). February SO. THE weather has been and is unpleasantly sultry during the week ; on Tuesday, Wed- nesday, and Thursday there were, heavy thunderstorms. The traffic, nots'ithstand I ing, npjiears to be lively, and very ninny packers and several teams have arrived during thc week, live passing through to Watsonville and Irvinebank. I have heard of nothing particularly new from Silverfield. The specimens of chloride of silver, or horn silver, are exceedingly rich ; they resemble closely similar forma- tions in Bolivia. Should the Albion lease contain a permanent quantity of this material, or even a large portion. Silver field will possess a bonanza unsurpassed in the knor.-u world. The grand question to be solved is, does it exist iu any other part of field or in any other portion of the district ? Chloride of silver has different appearances, some being of a erustaceous character at- tached to galena, while others are distinct n...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Our Brisbane Letter. (t'BOlI OUB OWI COBSEBIUXDEST.) Mn. GBIFFITII ha» returned from the Houth,' and since hi« return he lia« attended the Agricultural ¡Show at Warwick, and delivered a very long after-dinner speech there. The show was a very good one as regards wheat and horses, but other exhibits were not as numerous as they should be in such a district. Mr. Griffith's speech, though a long one, touched upon no topic of importance, or rather gave thc public no idea of thc policy nf thc Govern- ment. He eulogised the Laud Act, the effect of which has yet to bc proved, and which is certainly not as yet re- garded with much favour by the small selectors ; in fact one farmer at the Warwick dinner went so far as to say that it must be amended next "session. Mr. Griitith, however, boasted that the new Act would put au end to laud monopoly in Queensland, which, cun sidvriug the extent to which land jobliing is now being carried un, and the inpii»v**i»c .profit» .m-tiicn a few xyndi ca'tc...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. February 19.-Fitiroy, s.s.. Capt. însMingnE, ; fr MU Syducy, via Brislune and port«. Fassender« M îs?rs. Tolson, Williams. Davis. and 4Í in steen*e. February 19.-Xurauou, s.s., Capt. Hampton. from Sydney, via Brisbane uud porta. Fasseu¡rers-Henar». Olaân, WuUums. Gorton, tiraliani, Matter Duns, and 11 iu steerage. February SL-Fitzroy, s.s.. Cupt..K«utinirall. f roui Cooktown. Passengers-12 iu steerage. ' February 21..-Jforunoa, Capt. Hempton, from Cooktown. February Si- Wentworth, SJ.. Capt. Munroe, frjm Sydney, Tia ports. ' Passengers-Messrs. W. B. O. Hill. S. S. Levy, 0. H. Brown, E. Cockerill, and 5 iu steerage. February 24.-Ariel, seUr., Capt. Serowcrofr, from tlie South Saw. February 25.-Burdekin, sj., Capt. Keir, from Townsville, Tia Johnstone Biver.
IMPORTS. EX FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
_ IMPOSTS. .. srEx FlTZBOT. Consigned to Jack und Newell.-25 CUMC kerosene, 5 cases cheeses, 49 trasses, ¿ ouei wine, 1 case d****»*" cheeks, 1 cuse coke*. 4 caves. 2 do bacon, 1 parcel. Consigned to Burns, Philp Hud Co.-8 cases con . f ectionery. X puree!. - . - CüiiM\'iie»l to H. Selur, Herberton.-2 cases mer- chandise. 2 boxes tobacco. i Xi^ceUaneous.-100 boxes ten, 3 cases stoves, 1 cuse irlass, 2 drams paint, 1 drum céul tur, 1 bale oars, 1 small anchor, SO fathom } chain, 1 parcel, 1 cask whiskey, 1 truss, 1 parcel, 1 kee butter. 1 package hucou. 1 box tobacco, 1 case vinegar, 1 itig onions, 2 cases icc, 19 boxes tea, 1 i-cuse tea, 1 paper parcel. From Cooktown : 1 chest tea, 5 cases oil, 2 case* sundries, 2 boxes opium (value 13*6),30 mats rice, 5 cases sundries, 1 box sundries, 3 baskets cabbage.-Burns, Philp and Co., agents. Ex WENTWORTH./ Consumed to Burns, Philp und Co.-4 eases mer- chandise. Cona urned to Jitck und Newell.-10 drums boiled oil, 1 «use tobacco, 10 drums li...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
DEPARTURES. February ia.-Fitzroy, sj.. Capt. N¡¡-ur¡iu«iU. for Cooktown. Passengers-Messrs. Brunet. Hulkjar, Ali Chhur, Ali Sam, Yen Yuew, Ah Fuur, and 9 in steerage. February 19.-Maranoa, s s.. Capt. Hampton, for Cooktown. Passengers-3 in steerage. February H.-Fir»roy. »j.. Capt. Nfehtinsall. for Sydney, via Brishane and ports. Passenger*-Misses Harria Messrs. li- Brinsmead, Jessup. Brondt. Olliver, J. B. Lortdan, J. White, W. C. Slurers, and 4 in steerage. February SI.-Maranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hampton, for Sydney, Tia Brisbane and ports. February ¡M.-Wentworth, SA, Cupt. Munroe, for Sydney, Tia Brisbaue and ports. Passengers-P. M. Kevhill, muí -I in steerauv. February 25.-Burdekin, SJ., Capt. Keir, for TownsTUle, Tia Johnstone Biter.
Victoria. MELBOURNE, FEBRUARY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
Victoria» MELBOURNE, FKBBIAHY 20. A cricket match between teams com- posed of members of thc Victorian and ' Sew South AVales Parliaments was commenced to-day on the Melbourne I cricket ground. * The latter went lu first and scored 183. The Victorian legislators scored 73, and will therefore have to follow their inning». . Mr. Tavlor, mayor of Prahran, offers to the Soudan fund», uu thu condition that not ICHS than a hundred others subscribe a similar sum each. FEBHIURY 25. At the iutcrviews which recently took place between Mr. Service and the Premiers of Queensland and South Australia, it was arranged that united action should be taken by the colonies relative to the annexation of New Guinea, New Hebrides, . Samoa and Konga. Mr. Griffith drew up a state- ment for presentation by the Agent Generals to the Imperial authorities protesting, on behalf of the Australian colonies, against any further disregard to their claims, which would cause utmost dissatisfaction. This was for- warde...
South Australia. ADELAIDE, FEBRUARY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 February 1885
ADELAIDE, FEBKXABT 21. The Spanish Vice-Consul here ia in- viting subscriptions for the benefit of the sufferers from the late earthquakes in Spain. Add Adelaide 21 Á deputation, representing the Pres- byterians of ' South Australia, waited on the Governor on Wednesday, and requested liiui to forward a memorial to Lord Derby iu favour of the annexa- tion of the Kew Hébridas. The chief reasons advanced by them for such action was that their church had an extensive mission in those islands. The Governor has promised to accede to their request.