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SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
SHIPPING MOVKMKNTS. AUSTRALIA, n.M.«.-)«fl San Francisco for Sydney vift tile usual ports of rilli un February It), and is due at Auckland on March 1:1. BUNYIP, s.s.-Leaves tho wharf thia morning at ten, biking the outgoing itniillHli inalla and passengers for transhipment to thu II.M.S. Itrisuanu in Keppel Bay. " BRISBANE, R.M.S.-Loft Moreton Hay at 2 p.m. yesterday, for .Singapore .«id Hongkong via thc usual porta of cali, and ls due In Keppel Bay to'-dsy. BOOMERANG, s.s.-Loft Sydney un lier return trip to nockltampton ou Wednesday afternoon, and ls due on Sunday. EGMONT, s.s.-From northern ports, is due at Brisuano early this morning. JAMES PATERSON, s.«.-Arri«'ed nt Sydney on Monday, and lett for Brisbane on Wednesday. KATE, sclioonor.-Wi« anchored in Keppel Bay yesterday, awaiting a favourable » Ind. LADY YOUNO, s.-1-eít Brisbane for Hniddiamptou Tit ports on Tuesday nt one p.m. LADY BOWEN, s.-Was due at Maryborough yesterday from llockhatnpton via potts. LEICHHARDT, a.s.-Now n...
GLADSTONE. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
GLAÓSTONE. " [KlîOM A rOKUESroNDENT.] ON Tuesday lost a small THU, comprising au area of niue si ju aie miles, was disposed of at thc Land O Hice. There was a large attend ance, and thc biddings were sharp and high Thc upset price was ¿2 per ecjuarc mile, hut it did not long remain at that, fur thc first three bids sent it to £3 per mile, and a few more brought it to £5 per mile, when it ad- vanced by shillings to ¿ti per mile, at which »rico it was knocked down to Mr. Bruce for nvc years. A Land Court was held on Thursday, when several applications were accepted and certifi- cates granted. On Wednesday night thc flood Templars made a grand haul, having landed several stray fish into thc lodge, ami .made them of themselves. I believe, with one ol' two ex- ceptions, everyboily hopes they may keep their obligations. Thc weather has been very bot dur- ing the last week, but yesterday a nice south-east wind set in, and it is now twenty degrees cooler. As for rain, more has fallen in thi...
CALIFORNIAN ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
r.t i,iron M AN HOITJ;. AltUlVKSnt lï«)i'Iili:iiii]it«m;ilHmt ., .March S. LKAViW Iíücklinmi»t&lt;i]i iihuut Jim vii '20. fíV Tho Mclboiiriio-Sucí! mnil arrivra nt Ml-X 1!01TRNI&lt;: nlimit in tiny» «nrlier, nuil dwiartH nlmut 10 d.iy« lat^r limn thc il.ilc shinvn in thc ni H »vc talili'. Thc &lt;'n1ffi.rii.aii in;iil nrriiiw nt SYDNÜV uliuut Ö Any H earlier, .nul ilcjnirts alunit 10 dajb later.
THE COMET TOWNSHIP. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
THE. COMET TO WNSHIP. [FROM oun OWN cormusroNiiuNT.] Tire past week lias boen remarkably sultry, ami very unhealthy. Tlie highest registered by thc mercury in thc shade was 103°, but a density pervaded thc atmosphere, making tho slightest motion unpleasant. Another notice- able feature was, that after a shower the air only remained cool for a few_ minutes, and suddenly became hotter than before thc rain- fall. A number of infantile deaths have oc- curred. There have been three cases of sun- stroke-fortunately, only one of them proving fatal. Wc have had rainy weather for tlie last fortnight, seldom more than twenty-four hours elapsing without a copious downpour, and, in consequence, the country around looks beautiful, with abundance of feed in every direction. On the Mackenzie it would be impos- sible to find anything more agreeable to the eye. Thc black soil flats look like vast fields of wheat, and on the ridges the sandalwood, now in full blossom, gives forth a delightful fragran...
(FROM ANOTHER CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
I (FltOM ANOTHKIi COliKliSPOSIlENT.) At .1 nublîc meeting of the parents of the children attending the ¡State School, convened I in thc schoolroom on thc 1st ultimo, the gentle- men who had hitherto served on thc School Committee were re-nominated for the ensuing year, vir. : Messrs. Little, Prizeman, Friend, Watt, and M "Collim. The pupil teachers, Miss Harriet TYizcmau and Master W. Morley, are to he con- gratulated on successfully passing their ex- amination with credit. Thc names of those scholars to whom prizes have been awarded hy the head teacher arc recorded with much pleasure, on account of the high marks gained "luring the past year hy thc neatness and accuracy of their home exercises. ' Thc Loy who heads the list of the 3rd class is worthy of special commendation. Appended is the list èof successful candidates in order of merit, as their perseverance deserves acknowledg- ed :–3rd class ; Alfred Powe, 6445 marks ; lain Hetherington, 52311 ; Isahella Prizeman, 4618; Arthur ...
The Morning Bulletin, ROCKHAMPTON. FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 1 March 1878
ROCKHAMPTON. FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1878. A TELEGRAM in reference to the Blackall run prosecutions received from the Secretary to the Crown Law Officers, has been kindly placed at our disposal, and reads thus : "Regina v. Harding.- The Attorney-General has found no true bill in these cases." The prosecutions for perjury therefore fall to the ground, and it may he presumed that no further steps will be taken in thc cross cases in which the summonses are made returnable, we believe, for the 7th March. Mr. Milford, solicitor, however, left town for Blackall on Tuesday last, to appear on behalf of the defendant, Mr. Kelman. The Attorney General is probably right in deciding that the question involved is one of damages, and not of misdemeanour. THREE years ago, when the great flood had undermined the river bank so seriously that the whole frontage from thc Criterion Hotel upwards was in danger of being carried away, the Corporation applied to the then Govern- ment. They pointed out that nearly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
RULES. I Written notice of all Exhibits of LIVE STOCK shall bc sent to thc Hon. Secretary not later than the 14 th day of JULY NEXT, and all notices of Exhibits shall enclose the entrance fee. Entrances will be received five days before the Show, on payment of double fee. Stock will be shown without notice (should accommodation bc available) on payment of a fcc of £1 ls. For all other exhibits three days' notice will be required. Failing notice, a fee of £1 ls. will bc im- posed. The Ages of Stock for exhibition shall bc forwarded, together with the entries, to tho Hon. Secretary. All exhibits of Live Stock entered must bo bond fide the property of the exhibitor. In all cases thc Judges viii bc instructed to disqualify all exhibits which do not comply with the terms as stated opposite the number of their class, and not to award prizes in classes in which animals or other exhibits do not possess sufficient merit. All cattle, other than lcd, shall bc yarded thc night before the Show, ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
The intercolonial m'chct match proved to bc a highly int'-rutting ami clu^ojgamc, despite thc anticipations Vi tin; tontiyy. Thc Vic- torians went (irstVo the vi/iets, ami hail placed lill tn tlicirVcdit bcf/rc thc last mau ntircil. Slight anil Yeuiiaiitaiadc t'iji (scores the Kcenni] innings tlicVisjJurs only succeeded in placing a total lif 70 W-Pieir credit, of M ilich Tennant made £7. Thcjfcydiiey team scored St) in their tirst iuniugs/flWcll liciug at thc head «if allah's with ^Ln the eoneluiling innings 120 was nanum which won thc inateh with one wicket nnyT'i runs, Sheridan con trihiitiug 3.1 of that Inunber. Yesterday thc gR'at luatcirOictwecn the Australian Kiel en and the &lt; 'muhWd riftceii commenced. Thc fatter team au\cuiiipuscd of Evans, Geary, 12. Grikory Massie, Powell, Sheridan, Thompson, Kulali, Ailee, llakcr, | Cooper, Elliott, fleilgcs,Wott, Tennant, arid Wolf, emergency. Thc jfcoven have returned from their New Zeakjnomtour in excellent health, ami have...
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. AUSTRALIA, R.M.S.-Left Kan Francisco fdr Sydney vid tilo usual ports of call on February ld, ami ls due at Auckland on March 13. BUNYIP, n.e.-Left Hiu wharf yesterday illumine: nt tcnt taking tito outgoing Kuiilmli mails und tim following passengers for transhipment to the lt.M.S. Brisbane lu Koppel Bay.-For Cooktown : Ono lu thc steerage. For Thursday Island : Mr. James Simpson, and one fn thc steerage. For Hongkong : Kiglii Chinese. She waa expected to rotura at a late hour last night. BRISBANE, R.M.S.-I.eft Moreton Bay nt 2 run. on Thursday, for Singapore and Hongkong via the usual ports nf coll, and arrived lu Keppel Bay nt U'Do p.m. yesterday. BOOMERANG, Sydney on her return trip to ltockltampton on Wednesday afternoon, ami is due to morrow. EGMONT, s.s.-From northern 'port«, wa« ¡Ino at Brisbane yesterday. JAMES PATERSON, s.s.-Wt Sydney for Brisbane on Wednesday, and was due at lier destination last night. LADY YOUNG, s^-Left Maryborough for Kock bampton vi...
RIFLE SHOOTIN[?] &c. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
. RIFLE SHOOTIN\&C. Tlie fcfth competition for tTVe Copperfield Cup, case off at thc butts last week. The day was\ot hut fine. At 200 Ind 300 yards Mr, XV. »ott hcadeil the scottie with 14 and 13 rcspeJjvely, but was "nfwhere" at the longer ranKs, and consequently did not sue ceou in cam'ing off the cojbted prize. Tho top scores, for all four raiuxs, vere made by Messrs. Spark and Book», who scored 42 each. In firing off the tioilie foimcr won. The dctemSned valou/ exhibited by the Capo of Good I kmc Vulu/tcers, in the present war with the rowel Gahmas, ÍB something to be admired, audVs a /eiy fair indication of what may he Vipc/tcd from Australian Volunteers, BIIOUA c/cr thc necessity ariBc for their assistanci/Onc instance of their bravery was shown ? a battle fought with thc Kaffirs in DeceinjjL' last. Tua enemy, numbering SOO weflVined men, attacked a small detachment coinniBing 125 Volunteers and 22 I'olice, expecting with such a force to cut thc gallant lifflie bald to...
PEDESTRIANIS[?] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
PKOESTRIANIST M'Auliffo aniÄFyffe met At Newcastle, a few days since, tdtlocido thafr 150 yards foot- race, on winch a &lt;mn of £1K>a-sidc depended. Fyffe wa« the favfcritc, /mt, like nearly all favourites where l*eds/arc couccrned, was defeated hy alxmt »orf yards. Timo, 10 seconds. A large ?inlier of spectators about 3000-witnossjl the race, but there was not much bcttinfag thc result. A lady pedostri* ns lately walked one hundred miles in Al Inn id minutes ; the time allowed hein/28 how». Great difficulty was cxperienccd/n kecpimrhcr awake towards tlie end of thor journey. Whe lady is a Miss Hortlin Von Hil lem. \ /_\ DEEIÍFOOT.
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
METEOBOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Tiffi reports ending at 9 a.m. yosterday stated tho rainfall to bc-At Rockhampton, OO'3'iricü; Marlborough, 00'7 ; Mackay, 4*38; Bloomsbury, 2-I2; Banana, OOS; Bowen, 0-fi4 ; Townsville, 0"7C ; Cardwell, 0:24; Cashmere, 0-58 ; Junction Creek, 0 07 ; Georgetown, 0"21 ; Normanton, 0'05 ; Kim Ijerlcy, 0"78. It was raining at Brisbane, Mackay, Bloomsbury, Burdekin, Millchester, Charters Towers, .md Cashmere. The rainfall for the week was-At Rock- hampton, l-34 inch; Keppel Bay, 0-54 ; Canrtwon, 2"00 j Banana, 1 '82 ; Cashmore, O'CO ; Georgetown, 2'09 ; Normanton, 3"37 ; Tambo, 2'05; Kimberley, 1'25; Maryburough, 1-40; Gladstone, 015; Marlborough, J MIS; St. Lawrence, 0"07 ; Nebo, 1*41 ; Clermont, 1- 48 ; Junction Creek, 4'57 ; Gilbert Uiver, 2- 13; Bloomsbury, 3-23; Westwood, I-3d; Cardwell, 3'09 ; Creen Creek, 0'2") ; Mackay, 6'33; Bowen, 0'97 ; Townsville, 5-07; Ravenswood, O'30.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
COMMERCIAL. BULLETIN OFFICE, Friday Evening. TlTE Customs collections (or the past moutli amounted to £4111 10s. Gd. Business during the week lias been quiet ; this is due to thc non-arrival of teams, thc present condition of the roads, owing to tho late rains, preventing carriers travelling. Thc wool receipts from the samo cause have only reached 11 !) I «les. Thc produce market continues hare of maize, potatoes, and onions. Prices for maize are declining in the southern market, ami- there j iscvery probability of afurthur reduction owing to the new crop coming forward. Heavy shipments of potatoes aro expected to arti vc in a few days, a fall in thc southern markets having taken place. Tho arrivals have boen the Surprise, with flour and bran from Port Pirie, South Aus- tralia, and the Waterwitch, with coal from Newcastle. Thc exports by coasting stcainers included 77 Intica wool and 1410 pockets sugar.. No material alterations in quotations are exhibited, prices for produce arc-Mai...
MACDERMOTT BROTHERS STOCK AND STATION REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
MACDERMOTT BROTHERS STOCK AND STATION REl'URT. Stations.-In consequence of thc late drought, business under tin's head has been almost completely suspended. Thc announce- ment of rain throughout thc country will, no doubt, create an active demand for good pro- perties. Wc have several first-class stations, stocked and unstocked, in our hands for sale, and hope, now that the drought has broken up, to experience a good demand from thc south. Fat Cattle.-The supply is in excess of thc demand, and local consumption is well pro- vided for, for sonic timo to come. Wc have sold and delivered 100 bullocks, near Clermont, nt £0 10s. per head, ami have placed another lot under offers at thc same figure ; the above are prime cattle. Wc arc also negotiating for thc sale of a 1000bullocks. Store Cattle.-In consequence of the satis- factory state of the country for grass and water, a demand is setting in for this class of stock, and our southern advices state that n good demand has already sprung...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
NEW SOWTH WALES. I SÏTWEY, Mareil 1. It is decided that tie Adelaide Government make arrangements far the time and place of meeting for the Cable Conférence. 1 SYDNEY, March 1. To-day is being heldlas a thanksgiving day for rain, and business n entirely suspended. Mr. George Crehan J of the firm of Messrs. J. .T. MooreaudCo., waskillcd yesterday by fall- ing through a trap-dllr on the premises of the firm. 1* The jury are now oinsidoriug their vordict in the Hancock will ifrgery case. It is gene- rally believed they wU disagree. A private telegram received fAm London states thc wool market is firoiérSn tone. Potatoes are falling in price, large Supplies arriving from Melbourne. S Several large failures ¡te expected. \ Later. In the Hancock trill Korgory case, James Marshall was sentenced lo seven years, and Braithwaite to four years'mard labour on the roads ; and Mary Ann Buaon to three years imprisonment ; Ferguson Ind Conlan were acquitted. 1 Archbishop Vaughan hal received tho fo...
COLO[?]AL TELEGRAMS. (FROM OU[?] OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEENSLAND. DINGO, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
COLOMIAL TELEGRAMS. (FflOM OUI OWN COnniíSFONDENTS.) QUEENSLAND. 1 DrNoo, Marci) I. Mr. Jardine l&s received telegrams to tito effect that the (fcvernment dams at Tambo and Blackall are mil. Fine rains hare fallen at the Barcoo. .1 %, 1 BRISBANE, Marchi, TO-DAY is the annii rsary of the eight noars' movement. A ti des' procession wiU" go through tho city to the Exhibition grounds, where sports are i ranged. A ball in ftc evening will conclud the festive proceedmg». At Ipswich, yest might, Mr. Macfarlane addressed thc clcctoi . A unanimous vote of confidence was passe at thc meeting. It is announced thi ; Slr. Meston, editor jit the Ipswich Observer will not contest Faàsi. fern, in consequence f feeble health.
THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
TUB cvents of thc week is tho [pening of the railway cxwnsion to thc Come Giver. And an auspicio» event it lniqucsti oably is. At length thc plpple of Rockhainp' n liave reaped the harvest ol seed sown six . ? seven years ago, when tb.*- ceased to agita e for Separa- tion, and tlirey all their weigh into thc scale when a willmlMinistry was ol bructed in its endeavours to |nctc out evcn-1 Hided justice. It is scarcely tiree years sinc&lt; not a single dray passed ovar oar western n id for a period of Jive consécutif moiUJis. The irolonged wet season of 1675 las effectually &lt; t thc central interior off fromlthc coast, as tl »ugh the great wall of China hal obstructed ? mmunication. Such a catastrophe can never/ gain happen. Traffic may bclintcrmptcdrjbut at most for weeks or dayl instead of mouths. The worst of thc alpert cojitry bas now been bridged, ondoie rcsidaitd of thc inter- mediate districts w|l ncvemgain bc reduced to scim-starvationl i>eca*e drays canno...
OPENING OF THE COMET EXTENSION RAILWAY. [BY ELECT[?] TELE[?].] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
OPENING OF THE COMET EX- TENSION RAILWAY. [DY lXECTlieVxOlItfá»*] / THE lion. W. MilJFfl^.c^nTrân'èirîci' companying him lfeJkfastcd at Westwood. Tlio train stamped'! i Gogango Range for a short time, to coallie Mr, Miles to inspect the railway cuttings anil iridges. A stoppage was also made nt fcinfci Creek, whore thore is a stone dam, whiili at present contains a splendid sheet .of water. Tho train ar- rived at the j1 omet station at two o'clock, when M]c irs. Miles and Ballard and five gentlemen ode on horseback to the river. They foijrii jthc river flooded to thc depth of twontyiBA feet above the usual level, and over tile lop of thc future bridge. On the train reacjih* tho station a crowd of from 200 to 300*per|ons assembled. They gave loud cheers, and accorded a hearty wel- come to the^visitors. SThe weather iscloudy ainlcoQl-^li^^fcN OfrfLftiè jLFivc liundrdd' jfer ans, chiefly working men, sat down to an excellent lunch in the goods shed, having a mrqucc aUaclied^JliP Jorm *...
[REUTER'S MESSAGES.] LONDON, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 2 March 1878
[ílítTTií/í'S MESSAGES] I LONDON, February 28. General Lord Napier of Magdala, at present Governor off Gibraltar, will 1» appointed Commander-il-Chief of the British expedi- tionary forcea and Sir Garnet Wolseley will bc the chief ol his staff. 1 The House Sf Commons passed the second reading of theEoIonial Marriages Bill by 189 told. The lill was opposed by the Govern- ' ment. I