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RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. (For Wholesale Prices see "Commercial.") [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. (For Wholesale Prices see "Commercial.") Bread, 6½ to 7d per 2-lb loaf Flour, Adelaide. 24s to 26s per 100-lb bag Chilian and Californian, 22s to 25s Boef, 3d to Id per lb. Mutton, 4i4 per lb. Pork. 6d per lb. Veal,6d. Tea, 2s to 38 per lb. Sugar, Id to 0d )>er lb. Butter, 1« Ud to 2m per lb. EKg», 2s Hd per dozen Hams and Bacon, English, 2a 3d perlb. Bacon, Colonial, la 2d per lb. Cheese, Colonial, la 3d; KnglU^, 2a Potatoes, 8* per cwt. Sweet Potatoen, Ha per ewt. Piuea 3d to 1« each Bananas, lOd i«r dosen—•caree Pumpkins. 6e per ewt, Id per lb. Cabbage, id to 6d each—searae Caivots, 3d to Id per boneh Onion*, 4d per lb. Apples, 6d to 2» Turnip*, id per bunch Green P«u, 3a per peek Orange 3* per dozen Tamatiiv id per lb. Maize, Queensland, 7a per bushel Maize meal, 2\d per lb. Bran, 2a to 2s 3d per bushel Beedoat4,7a per bushel; barter, 6a «d. All vegetable* scarce.
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. Cool« F £26to£3B Bush Carpenters, £6J to Housemaids, £20 to £-26 £65 Nurses, £15 to £26 Butchers, £50 to £55 Laundresses, £20 to £31 Bakers, £40 to £s&lt;> sSr** servant»- *18 to Stockmen, £40 to £55 „£2°. , __, „„ BuUockdrirers, £40 to £53 Niursegwls. £5 to £12 Ditto, for overlandlng, £46 Married Couples (accord- to km IS? to di*t*noe). *50to Ditto, for farms, £4n to £53 i», .. «.-v «.« Usenu men. £45 to £68 Ploughmen, £40 to £53 Cook*, men, Lia to £60 Gardeners, £40 to £58 Tradesmen, -a*-to 12s ncr I Milkmen, £40 to £50 day Shepherds (according to Xawtes. 7s to 9s per day distance), £40 to£s2 Laborers, 6s to 7s per llutkee-wrs (according to day. distance), £20to £41 With the exception of female servants, men for stations in the interior, shepherds, and for the railways, the demand for labor is dull at the present time.
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) IsirotrvDKD at Ipswich, from Mr. Bryan IPCormick's paddock. Trespass, 2s 6d per head :—1 bar hone, star and snip, 8W off shoulder; 1 bay filly, over B near shoulder. If not released on or before 25th May, 1866, will be told. —A. Habxxxamp, Poundkeeper. Ikpottkdkd at Toowoomba, from the enclosed lands of Maws. M'Lean and Beit, 18th April, 1866. Damage*, 2s 6d.; drmng, 2s. per head : —1 bay mare, H over Bor S off shoulder. From enclosed cultivated lands of Mr. Philip, Gowrie Creek, 17th April, 1866. 20s per head —1 red and white poky heifer, bald face, 2 orer Hf JH over 2 (the Hf and JH conjoined) off ribs; 1 red and white poley heifer, 2 overHf JH over 2 (the Hf and JH conjoined) off ribs; 1 white bull, CH or GH off rump and loin. Also, from the enclosed cultivated land of Messrs. Hill and Bawyer, Gowrie Creek, 19th April, 1866. Damages, 20s. per head:—l strawberry bullock, no visible brand, whip mark near loin and rump. If not relea...
OUR POLICE. [COMMUNICATED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
OUR POLICE. [COMMUNICATED.] A QUESTION likely to come prominently before Parliament this session is the man-&lt;*> agement of the Police force. In the debate of Tuesday last, Mr. WATTS condemned the new system, and recommended a return to the old one, which placed the police under the control of the magistrates. He evi dently expressed the opinions of other members as well as his own when he said that the Commissioner's system, or more properly speaking, the system which formed the police into a single department, with a Commissioner at its head, was working badly in the up-country districts; so that if a special debate does not take place, there will certainly be a discussion on the Police Estimates. It is not surprising that the new order of management should have its enemies as well as its friends. The old system in operation in Queensland, was ex* tant for many years in New South Wales, which was our example in many things for a long time. The New South Wales Go vernm...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
CRICKET. The match between the Victoria and United Clubs commenced on the 14th, and was ad-&lt;*> vanced another stage on Saturday last. On the first day each side had an innings, and the Victoria fort two wickets \n their second. • On Saturday, the greater part tf the afternoon was occupied by the Victoria completing their innings. Thp best score of the daj was that of 24, made by M'Grath, which included a fine drive firom ue upper wicket to the fence at the lower end of the ground for fire runs. M'Ni»h, the captain of the Victoria eleven, was next, with a score of 22. Sheehan, who got 17 in the first innings, only reached 9 in the second, being run out while endeavoring to score off a hit made by Ryder. The large number of 21 runs went to the credit of sundries. The United, in their second innings, got 42 runs for the loss of four wickets. Beal obtained 14 of them in hit usual quick style; not remaining long at the wicket, but scoring rapidly whenever he had a chance. D...
NOTICE TO MARINERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
NOTICE TO MARINERS. The following U the scale of Light Dues for wliich Teasels are liable at the undermentioned ports : — Bookhamptov.—Foreign-going ahips, ljd. per ton in, lid. per ton out; intercolonial j •vessel*, -?d. per ton in, id. pur ton out; coasting Teasels, Ad. per ton in, id. per tou out. j Post Curtis. —Foreign-going ships, Id. per I ton in, lil. per ton out ; intercolonial vessels, per ton m, id. per ton out; coasting vessels, r,d. per ton in, \A. per ton out. ■ Port Dbtmison.—Foreign-going ships, Id. ! per ton in, Id. per ton out; intercolonial Teesels, Id. per ton in, Jd. per ton out; coasting TCBiel», id. per ton in, id. per ton out. It is no new toinre of complaint to our mer cantile Am and the masters of Teasels trading to thiff penflbat Tesatioua delays occur in obtaining •teamen for towing In fact it has i more than once happened that vessels have lost as mueli time in getting from Cape Moreton to Brisbane as they occupied in making a run from Sydney or Melbourn...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. April 25.—Sarah and Mary, schooner, from Wanganui; Gipsy, schooner, from Twofold Bay; Maid of Judah, ship, from the Downs. DEPABTUBES. April 24.—Florence Irving, s., for Brisbane ; Susannah Cuthbert, s., for Grafton. April 26.—City of Melbourne, s.s., for Mel bourne ; Ladj Young, b., for Brisbane; Tinonec, >.»., for Gladstone; Agnes Irring.s., for Grafton.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
EXPORTS. Montmorency, for London : 4 casks animal manure, J. Campbell and Son; 103 bales wool, 1 bale skins, .T. Taylor ,- 72 bales 8 bags wool, quantity bones, 2 cases models, 1018 hides, 2406 horns, J. and O. Harris ; 87 bale* wool, 6. Thorn ; 20 casks tallow, 18 bales wool, 5 cases drapery, 30 bales cotton, 6 cases cotton seed, Wienbolt and Co.; 29 hogsheads tallow, 1286 hides, 215 calf-skin*, 2500 horns, 1 ton hoofs, 2 tons bones, 1 bale wool, W. Baynes and Co.; 13 bales wool, Bright Brothers and Co.; 34 bales wool, W. Henderson; 5 bales cotton, J. Panton ; 183 casks beef, M. B. Davis ; 7 bales cotton, Mort, Holland, and Co.; 35 bales wool, 1 piano, G. H. Wilson and Co.; 74 bales wool, J. F. M'Dougall; 315 bales wool, 801 l and Sons ; 102 bales wool, Headrick, IdYermore, and Co. ; 6 bales wool, Jenkins ; 1 bale wool, T. Barker ; 3 boxes, W. Gibbs; 10 bales wool, D. M'Lean; 26 bales wool, Mount Uutton and Co. ; 290 hide», 30 bales wool, W. B. Tooth; 10 bales wool, J. Ritohie; 13 ...
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. April 2d.—Eagle, s.s., from Sydney; Leieh hardt, s., from Bockliampton. DEPABTUBBB. April 25.—Beindeer, ketch, for Burrum. April 25.—Reindeer, ketch, for Burrura. April 26.—Leichhardt, s., for Brisbane.
Scientific and Statistical. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
Scientific and Statistical. DEATHS IN ENGLAND. —In the winter half of last year the deaths in England were 266,488, against 229,032 in the six months of summer. In the first three months of this year 140,646 persons died, and in the second quarter 116,006. Thb Flax Question Solved.—Und* this heading, the Auckland papers inform v/ that an old settler in that province has discovered a process bj which New Zealand flax could be prepared for market without the use of chemi cals, or any expensive machinery. Ibon Improved with Titanium has been tested for tensile strength, and has stood a strain equal to forty-seven tons per square inch ; and, in puddling furnaces fettled with the ore, the fettling has in some instances lasted a month without renewal, the iron produced being of uniform good quality. These are extreme cases, but indicate the value of the use of the ore. Exodus of Abtisanb to Queensland — Liverpool, Thursday.—The Black Ball liner Bockhampton, which sailed from this port for...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
DEPARTURES. April 21.- Cawarra, A.B.N. Co.'s s., 438 tons, Captain \V. Milman, for Sydney. Passengers : Captain R. Towns, and several in the steerage. April 24.—Yarra Yarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 350 tons, Captain H. Page, for Sydney. Passengers: Messrs. J. F. Makinson, S. B. Rigney, Mr. and Mra. Trail, and about 10 in the steerage. April 24.—Clarence, A. S.N. Co.'s s., 223 tons, Captain W. Cottier, for Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockharapton. Passengers: Mrs. Carrington, Miss R. Matbars, Mrs. W. Murray, Muss Glas&cock and child, Dr. Shaw, Messrs. G. J. Cape, R. C. Murray, W. H. Buschell, T. Mowbray, W. Anderson, B. Sher riclan, F. Byerly, W. P. Walker, W. Brown, Brylo, J. H. Sharpe, J. Cran, Barker, J. Thomp son, D. Lamont, Hennicke, W. Rageorgisy, and about 30 in the steerage. April 24.—Queensland, Q. S. N. Co.'s s., 287 tons, Captaiu C. Hatnlyn, for Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockhampton. Passengers: Mrs. Gregg, Messrs. W. Pott igrew, May, Shaffer, and about 15 in the steera...
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 6th page.) ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 6th page.) ARRIVALS. Avail* 21.—Queensland, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 237 tons, Captain C. Hamlyn, from Rockhampton, Gladstone, and Maryborough. Passengers: Messrs. Meltou, Griffiths, Steiglitz, Melfit and servant, and 50 in the Bteerage. April 23.—Lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain T. A. Lake, from Sydney the 20th instant. Passengers : Mrs. Manning, Miss Manning, Messrs. J. Hodgson, Benjamin, W. North, Sheffield, and 25 in tlie Bteerage. April 23.—Yarra Yarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 350 tons, Captain H. Page, from Sydney the 19th instant. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Heathcote, and child, Mrs. Carpenter and child, Captain Daveney, Messrs. Dufßcld, J. Parrott, W. Brown, and 14 in the steerage. April 24.—City of Brisbane, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 604 tons, Captain F. C. Knight, from Sydney the 21st instant. Passengers: Mrs. S. B. Davis, child, and servant, Miss Ariel, Miss Coutts, Miss M. Coutts, Miss A. Coutts (2), Hon. L. Hope, Messrs. J. D. M'Le...
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVAL. Aprii 27.—Florence Irving, A.B.N. Co.'s •., 348 tons, Captain J. Moppett, from Sydney the 24th instant. % Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. J. Jubb, Captain* Dumaresq, Messrs. J. M. Bowman, M. Walsh, Blow, Baird, J. Blair, T. Thomas, B. Fony, Carprae, and 16 in the steerage. I The Florence Irving, s., left Sydney at 6.30 B.m. on Tuesday- Next day at 8.20 p.m. passed moky Cape, and at 10 p.m. on Thursday was abreast of Point Danger. She entered the South Passage at 7 ».m. on Friday, and arrived at the Company's wharf at 11 a.m. She had light variable north-easterly winds to Cape Hawke, and thence strong south winds, with thunder storms and squally rainy weather. The Flying Cloud, Black. Ball ship, has ar rived, after a lengthy passage of 103 days from Start Point. Nevertheless she reports " all well." Last night theltoy Dawn, cutter, was des patched to the Plfct Station by Captain Banks with supplies of fresh provisions for the im migrants. Newcastle, Ap...
THE NEW LAND BILL. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER FOR LANDS AND WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
THE NEW LAND BILL. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER FOR LANDS AND WORKS. A DEPUTATION waited on Thursday morning upon the Minister for Lands and Works, with the view of suggesting alterations in the laws now affecting the leasing and alienation of Crown land. It consisted of the following members of the Legislatire Assembly :—Messrs. Sandeman, Dairymple, Watts, Palmer, Fite sinunons, Davis, M'Lean, and Boyds. In addi tion to the Minister for Lands and Works, the Colonial Secretary, the Colonial Treasurer, and the Postmaster-General were present. Mr. Saitdxvak introduced the deputation, and said the document he held in his hand con tained a statement of their views as adopted at a meeting of members on the previous day. He had not had time to make a fair copy of it, but he would read the resolutions arrived at at the meeting:— 1. " That the Crown lands of the colony shall be sold by public auction without exception. 2. That Beserves sufficient' for public require* ments shall be made in ea...
SYDNEY. April 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
SYDNEY. April 21. Mr. Nowlan hss been elected a member for the Williams district. The Vanart Veld has brought five hundred and forty tons of flour from Chili. The R.M.B.S. Madras will take home one hundred and thirty-nine thousand sovereigns, and two thousand three hundred and eighty ounces of gold. The Church Conference has been brought to a close after very long and protracted sittings. April 23. The anniversary of the nativity of St. George has been observed here to-day as a gala. This was mainly owing to the day having been set apart as that on which the ceremony of inaugu rating the unveiling of the statue of the late Prince Consort should be performed. No busi ness was transacted; all were bent on holiday making. There were about thirty thousand persons present at the inauguration. A royal salute was fired, and afterwards a levee was held by his Excellency'the Governor. The most recent advices received from America are to the effect that President John, son is still placing hi...
DALBY. April 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
DALBY. April 23. It has been ascertained that the man Clarke who stabbed Mr. Green, the manager of the Commercial Bank here, a few days ago, made an attempt to force his way into the bank. April 25. A large meeting was held last evening for the purpose of entering a protest against the abolition of the District Courts in outside dis tricts. There are not as yet auy signs of rain. Great excitement prevails in reference to the approaching Race Meeting. April 27. The entrances for the ensuing races were declared last evening, and it is expected that there will be a most successful meeting. Many good horses have been entered. The weather is now fine and dry, and trade has assumed a more steady appearance.
Queensland Parliament. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
Queensland Parliament. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. The Inquests on Death Bill was read a second time. The Animals Slaughtering Bill was received by message from the Legislative Assembly, and read a first time. The Hon. J. Bbaxstox moved, without pre vious notice, that leave of absence for two months be granted to the Hon. St. G. R. Gore and the Hon. J. Macdougall.—The motion being opposed, was not put. The House went into committee to consider the Opening of Roads BilL Various amend ments were proposed, some of which were passed. The adoption of the report will be moved to-day. The House then adjourned. Thumday, Apbil 29. A motion wu carried, inviting the Legislative Assembly to join with that House in the con ititution of a select committee to inquire into and report upon the defences of this colony, and appointing the following members to serve on that committee :—The Hon. the President, the Hon. W. H. Yaldwyn, the Hon. J. Panton, and the Hon. the Postmaster-General....
ADELAIDE. April 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 28 April 1866
ADELAIDE. April 24. A person named Auld has been committed for trial on a charge of murdering an aboriginal in the Northern territory. The markets are dull. April 25. The mail for England will dote at 5 o'clock on Friday. April 27. The investigation respecting the Northern Territory will close next week. The settling meeting in connection with the late races passed off most satisfactorily. Trade is dull, and commercial prospect* art rather gloomy. Flour is quoted at from £1G to £17 per ton.