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THE BURNETT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
THE BUttNETT. (From the Burnett Argus. February 29.) jaessrs. rreiiey have been very active during the past week in preparing the holes fur the electric telegraph posts which they Uave undertaken to erect between this town aud Maryborough, and we arc happy to state tbat under tbe suruti-risi.m «? m, r^. the line inspector, tbe work in this particular us progressing very favorbly. Monday (this dty) will be a red letter day in tbe Calendar orGayudab, for tbe first liul— tbe first post — uf electric communication between tbis aud Maryborough will bs raised on this au pftal. Small, and to some unimportant, as the matter may seem, we are of opinion that some demonstration, however trivial, ought to betnide to inaugurate tlie event, lour children's cfiildrcn may yet have oc casion to point to tbis work, to this one grand institution, as the fruit of the wisdom which their ancestors had sown. Wo are sorry to have to announce tlie death by drowning of Blr. Bobert Andrews, of this town, on l...
PROVINCIAL NEWS. TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
PROVINCIAL NEWS. TOOWOOMBA. A SR&toos accidont,' wiiTcti* ' nearly * proved fatal, occurred here a fear days ago to a respectable young man named Graham, a blacksmith by trade. Being engaged at some repairs on a bnllock dray, he impru dently placed himself in a dangerous posi tion, and the dray being raised from the pround by some means lost its support, and fell witb great force on poor Graham, smash ing his leg in several places. Dr. O'Grady was sent for. who set tbe fractured limb, aud since then ire have heard the patient U improving. A large sale of young horses took place at Robinson's sale yard on Saturday. Tbe demand for colts was pretty brisk ; some draught horses also changed bauds, but on the whole tlie sales effected did dot meet the seller's expectations. Very handsome saddle hones were sold for £13. A neat and commodious struatore, in tended for the Bomau Catholic Chnrcu and Schools, has just been completed. It is, unquestionably, the finest building in Too woo...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Taken mt 9 a.m (Per Electric Telegraph.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
MKIBOBOLOOICAL -)BSEBVATR»NrC Taken at 9 ajn. (Per Electric Telenaph.) aurcb 7. — Sydney, barometer (corrected), 29115; thermometer (shade), 693; direc tion or wind, S.E.; Gacpe of wind. 3; cloud, S ; weather, cloudy. WTJSD A3SD IMUABEB. March 7.— Brisbane, S., and rainin'-; Lytton S.W and dnlt cloudy ; Ipswich, calm raining; Laidlcy, S.G., raining ; Toowoomba, E, raining; Draytou, E., and raining - Warwick, S.E., raining ; Dalby, S., raining.
IPSWICH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
IPSWICH. frnnu otm own cnUBKsroKDEST.) t Tbs continual rain here has caused much depression ; every thing wears a dull and gloomy aspect, and a waut of general iuter oste pervades tbe whole neighbour hood. Large quantities of stores are non waiting to be transmitted to tbe various stations in the interior, and until a more favorable change in tlie weather will not be able to be seat on. Tbe river still continues much swollen, with hut little signs of snh 6iding, and tbe ferry boat still iu requisition, as the strong current in the river will not allow of tbe bridge being replaced for the present- Tbe mail from Brisbane did not arrive here on-SaturJay until late, owing to the state of the roads, and which necessi tated the abandoning of the coach for tbat of horseback. Some of the plant for the rafinud has ar rived from Brisbane, and ou the settlement of fine weather, operations will at once be commenced. It is said that a large patty of navvies are on their road from Victoria, havin...
1864. TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
1864. TIME TABLE. Showing Daily Arrival and Despatch of Inland Mails. i i 5 i (li i » * I I* Pi e l!»ll & Is- e !? ill I. kw^m fi s ' Ef If ip f| i f I Ill tff i*«*£| mg i^ ai 1 w wm m P TTfTi1 1 i \s iff II II li! |f£i!g. i phtiii m iiiili s * I i« II III ipjii * SJ ia*JS |s-il lift jf jjm tit pw ill i III i I
THE BRISBANE JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
THE BRISBANE JOCKEY CLUB. Deab Sib, — Hay I, through the medium of your paper, call the attention of the Bris bane Jockey Club to the fact that they are doing this city a most serious-injury, either through their incompetency or negligence It is well known that a city's wealth, its prosperity, and its future, is judged at a dis tance by its racing programme ; and where is the racing programme for Brisbane ? Not published yet. uor likely to be. And when it is, if.it is like the last, what will it imply to our intended visitor*, wben compared witli the Ipswich one ? If tile Club ia com posed of gentlemen that have no time to devote to racing matters, for tbe City's sake, let it be broken np, and leave room for one to be established of different materials. Yours, &c Brisbane, March 7. JOKROCKS. The will of Miss Isabella Schroder, or Northbrook-house, Southampton, was proved in .London by the executors and trustees — namely, the Bev. H. J. Julius, M.A., and Jbon Druce, Esq, soli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
? And mail steamer to Kortheni Torts ererjr alternate Tuesday. 'TUB KOMn AUSTRALIAN' u a purely social and political oigan. It beUeret la a gnat destiny lor this natmally rich and beuiUfol land; and it aUo belleres that uotliiog oil eostribato ?a powettallj to the ipedy «lUSnm«t ot t!i»t destiny a- union amongst all sections and elawes of its people. This union is attaiuable only on one condition— Equility or EigUts. Hie ' Koata Acsnu ulMnwill,thereron,a8 mil for Uie advancement of the colony, as because the principle is inbrineicaUj just, adrocatc e^nal CiTil, Bdigion-s and 1-oUUca nights for »U colonists, inespeetire of every considen ion as to Greed or Country. It belieres the Constitution of Uu colony when fairly interpreted, (ally developed and allowed free action, to be in its liberality Uie most soluble to onr condition that could be derised. It win therefore, uphold the Constitution in its integrity and oppose all changes in it, except such as ate pro duced by its own adapta...
CORRESPONDENCE. SPECIMEN OF A PUBLIC OFFICE IN ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
CORRESPONDB CJO JBL SPECIMEN OF A PDBLIC OFFICE IN BOCKHAMPTON. StB, — On coming to the office this morning, 1 had your issue of the lGt.li February, 1664, placed iu my bauds, neatly folded, so that nothing was to he seen ou the side up permost but a letter signed 'Squatter,' and beaded ' Specimen of a Public Office in lockbauiDton.' It bein? imunssiulc from the description to pretend ignorance of the office meant, I take tlie earliest opportunity of contradicting the very mischievous state ments made by your squatting correspon dent — I may say false as well as mischiev ous. 'With regard to the dirt, ruubisli, broken soda water and boor bottles, which so astonished and disgusted your delicate water-hole settler, I can truthfully assert that there was not a piece of lirokcu beer bottle amongst the lubbish — for rubbish there was, but it was not swept from a pri vate room adjoining — and on coming to. the office on the occasion spoken of by squatter, I found the said rubbish carefull...
WEEKLY CALENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
irjSEKLT CAfiEtTDAIl. „,,„.„ Son BBS tfoos't IDgh water M»»-*-1M*- bbbs. Sxw. ASE. Bar. I S. K. B. K. D. T. It. X. n. ? Tuesday ? S 6 2 622 29 S 9 45 10 15 Wednesday— 9 6 3 6 SI 0 B JO 40 II S Thursday -10 63 690 1 8 U 30 11 54 Friday ? 11 64 ?» 29020045 Saturday ? 12 « 4 BIS 39IS130 Sunday ? 13 6 5 6 17 * 9 I 54 2 18 Monday ? li 6S 616 6 9 j 2 40 3 O
THE FEVER ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
THE FEVER ENQUIRY. TwWywateiiJay morning at the Cmmigtation Office, in order to institute an enquiry as to tbe cause or origin of the fever which has lately made its appearance in Brisbane, and to ascertnn if it had originated on board the ship Flying Cloud. Dr. Kembal occupied tbe' chair, and by himself and Dr. Hobbs mainly was the in vestigation conducted. Several witnesses — passengers by the Flying Cloud — were ex amined, among others, Mr. Bobert H*Gavan, son of the^ininister of that name, of Bris bane.'' -:7 ' : ,. From the evidence of this young gentle man it appeared that the prevalent opinion on board the Flying Cloud, long before her arrival in the bay^was that lever existed on board the Bhip. He m£Hootx-f opinion that beer or spirits had sfceen served ont immoderately on board the ship. Was of ^i^^Hie^STiiAo^a been Mined in the Bay on the Sunday after arriving. tuAiiAiedjof f^erjSucbwasJtoB common impresBion'offT-tfaTa~^BrBi7pr~'He~toatto1 tbe twejfib adult passenger who h...
PETTY DEBTS' COURT. MONDAY MARCH 7. Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
PETTY DEBTS' COOBT. M.03D&Y, Mabch 7. Before the Police Magistrate. Parker v. Campbell.— A suit for £1 ]0s. Defendant pleaded a set-off for fencing be tween the property o f himself and plaintiff. Plea not admitted. Verdict fur plaintiff with costs. Tait v.M'Farlane. — Mr. Hamilton fitr de fendant. A suit for £10 9s 3d, balance due for wood sold and delivered. The suit fell to the ground on judgment of the court who stated that the claim was above the amount -of £10, to which amount the jurisdiction of the court was restricted. Laugher v. Mnir.— A suit for £9 17a for work and labor done. No appearance of defendant. , Verdict for plaintiff in full amount. Bush v. Gower.— For £7 I7s 7d. No ap pearance of defendant. Verdict for plain plaintiff. Cox v. Garretty.— A claim of £3 15s, for rent. No appearance of defendant. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs. Adsetf v. Stapleton.— A claim of £9 for two bullocks sold and delivered more than two years ago. Mr. Doyle appeared for defenda...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
AEBTVALS. March 6»— OolUroy, steamer, SOU tons. Captun Cottier, from Bockhamptoii, Pas sengen— Mrs. H'Lean, Miss Collins, Mr. and Mrs. Sqmbb. Mr. and Ho. 3SH, Messrs. T. Lewis. J. Srice, Ashbnry, G. Tuner, Murray, low, Lackett, Mosely, Teffit, Bi chardson, F. B. Mulligan, Carter, Gofett, Cunningham, W. Forrest, Duffy, Dr. Beram panton, and 49 in the steerage. March 7. — Clarence, steamer, 450 tons. Captain inilinM, from Sydney. Passen gers : Sirs. Wilson, Messrs, G. Gordon, H. Gordon, B. Daintree Goold, Lacy, Jones, and 37 in the steerage, March 7.— Unknown, schooner. 41 tons, Captain Howard from Maryborough. CLXA2ED. March 7.— Marion Benny, schooner, 65 tons. Captain Swift, for Maryborough, in ballast. No passengers. ' March 7.— Gazelle, brig, ITS tons. Cap tain WhitweU, for Sydney, in ballast. No passengers. March 7.— Telegraph, steamer, 700 tons, Captain Coote. for Sydney with mails and passengers, DKPABTUBE3. March 5.— Louisa Maria, schooner 60 tons. Captain Garcia, for Maryboro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
gtotitts- ? ?vfOTICE of BEHOVAL.BALLAN JJi TYNE and MoNAB. Coachbuiiaers, beg to acquaint tbeir customers ana the public that they have no* removed to their new premises in Albert-street, where thej intend to carry «n their business in fnture. Tbs increased extent and soita Dility of these enable them to promise their snpporters tbe«avantaees of m large selec tion of Vehicles of all Unas obtained from the largest wholesale houses in Wlh Mel bourne and Sydney, as well as of their own construction. They wish parSealaHy to draw attention to the stock which they will always have on hands of American Baggies, Waggons, ? &&, of every description. In giving the above' notice, they avail with pleasure the opportunity it affords to thank their former friends for past favors^ BALLANTYNE b MoNAB, ' Queensland Coach Factory, (?oner of Albert and Elizabeth streets.) Dec 3L 1663. ^ ? . NOTICE.— JOHN NOLAN. Sonth Bris bane, begs to inform the Poblie that bis Tender for the conveyan...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
SYDNEY MARKETS. Our files of the S. M. Herald to the 4th instant per Clarence, supply us with the following information : — -The Premier (Mr. Martin) stated thiB (Thursday) afternoon in the Legislative Assembly that it was not the intention of the Government to introduce any new scheme of taxation this session, and that the Stamp Duties Bills would be giren np. The Post age on Newspapers Bill, however, having passed both Houses, was now awaiting his Excellency the Governor's assent. It was proposed by the Government, in order to meet the public expenditure, to reduce the FiBtimatfis by the various items amounting altogether to over £200.000, the principal being the immigration vote, volunteer corps, and wharvevbridges, &c 'We understand that the directors of the Bank of New South Wales, at the special meeting called for the 16th of March, for the purpose of considering Ac propriety of increasing the capital of the bank from £750.000 to £1.000.000. intend nmnmtincr that the n...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 March 1864
(tflmmcrrial Intellnjeiut. The following is a return of the stocks in bond in the Brisbane warehouses for the week ending 5th March :— Brandy. 7226 gallons ; rum. 18.991 gallons ; whisky, 12,465 gallons ; geneva, 3931 gallons ; gin, 1747 gallons; liqueurs, 874 gallons; perfumed spirits, 118 gallons ; spirits of wine, 266 gallons ; wine, 17,054 gallons ; tobacco, 33,703 lbs; snuff, 71 lbs; cigars ' 754 lbs ; opium, 118 lbs ; tea, 255 lbs ; raw sugar, 33 tons 8 cwt 3 qrs4 lbs. Bevenoe received at Bockhampton, from the 16th to the 29th nltimo :— £ s. a. Brandy ? £03 17 6 Geneva ? 182 18 3 Perfumed spirits .. .. 0 S 1 Liqneurs ? 46 13 8 Whisky ? 26 18 5 Bum ? 106 15 0 Wine ? ? 54 14 0 Beer, in bottle ? OHIO Tobacco ? 51 2 0 Tea ? 2 2 6 Molasses.. .. .. .. 0 2 1 Pilotage ? 7 10 0 Bent ? 49 IS 6 Total ? £1033 6 10 Amount received from 1st to 15th February inclusive .. £877 8 10 Total for tiic Tmwr*fr coding 25th February .. .. £1910 15 8