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WRECK OF THE SCHOONER " HANNAH BROOMFIELD." [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
WRECK OF THE SCHOONER " HANNAH BROOMFIELD." A Burp's BOIT containing Hie crew of tbs " Hannah Broomfield," arhaoner, arrived at the Pilot Station about eight o'clock lait evening. We are indebted to Oaptain John Lake, of the wrecked echooner, for the following telegram containing his report of the occurrence : " Keppel Bay, Friday, 9 p.m. "The 'Hannah Broomfield,' echooner, left Sydney on 23rd April with a valuable cargo for Cleveland Bay, AU went well until 4 40 n.m. on the 30tb, when breakers were reported ahead ; wind. S:fl., steering N.W., and the ship going at the rate pf seven knots on hour, having no ofter canvas set. Whilst hoisting the main- sail, the schooner touched ground with her keel, and instantly moving broadside to the sea, which made a clean breach aver her. Remained by the vessel till daylight with diffi- culty'-then pot the boat out, and landed without accident on a sandbank twelve feet above hieb water mark. Lett the vessel on the 2nd lCsy for Keppel Bay, leavin...
RAILWAY TO MOUNT PERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
RAILWAY TO MOUNT FERRY. Tun fallowing ara (he terms of Ur. K. Vickers's letter to the Government as laid before the ' Assembly lost week : Brisbane, 23rd March, 1872. SIR,-I have the honour to apply to the Queensland Government for a concession of land to induce a poblio company to build and conduct a railway or borse tramway from the I seaboard to the Mount Perry Copnor Mmes. The concession asked is a grant in fee-simple and without reservation of any kind, of land, to an extent, at present upset prices, equal to thcatnount of money exponded in building and providing all accompaniments for the said rail- way line. The land to be in alternative blocks, near or along the line proposed. Similar concessions are msdo in other countries. , Tho projectors believe that the mines of thc Mount Perry district will ensure for the under- taking a commercial success, and remunerate those who joined them. The country, however, will get the best of tho bargain. The only concession it makes ÍB a fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
J. B. JONES, j J SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER, ' CAMPBELL STEEET. j N.B.-Saddles eaunterlined tor 7s. Od.; OolUtrs, 6B. C. C. BRESLIN, WHOLESALE ANT, BETAU, GENERAL STOREKEEPER, FREE TRADE STORES, GLADSTONE. Mr. HENRY H IT ET, SURGICAL 4 MECHANICAL I)KNTI8T, EOCKDAMPTOR. pONSTJLTlNG ROOMS opposite Bell «nd Gardner's, Eiist-streer. Also et his private residence, Quay-street, by appoint- ment. A. M'LEOD & co., AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS PRINCE OF WALES BUILDING CLERMONT. NATIONAL HOTEL, OPPOSITE TEE WE.¿EVES, GLADSTONE. JOHN W. CRAGG, iu announcing to bis friends and the public that he has ob- tained a transfer of tbe license of tho above house, trusts to merit a continuance of the upport acoorded to bis predecessor. The beat Willes, Spirits, and Molt Liquors. TEX OLD FITZROY SMITHY, COACH BUILDING WORKS, IND SHOEING FOEGE. DONALD FRAZER respectfully announces that ho is now prepared to execute all binds of Work in the abore branches with dis...
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. A Gazette Extraordinary wnttia» the xioe-regal speech at tba opening of Parliament, which took place on the 16th April. The event it thu» reoorded: At noon this day, his Excellency the Governor proceeded in state from Government House to the Legislative Chambers, to open the eecond session of the sixth Parliament of Queensland, «sd delivered the following speech i Honorable Gentlemen of the Legislativo Council, and Gentlemen of tile Legislative Assembly, 1. The news of the recovery of His Boyal Highness the Prince of Wales from a most dangerous and protracted illness has, I know, been hailed in Queensland with tbs same joy and thankfulness that has been so strongly evinced by all classes in England, and in other portions of ber Majesty's wide-spread do- minions; and I feel sure that I am only anticipating your own wishes when I say that I think our first duty ou the re-assembling of Parliament should bs to convey to her Majesty the humble and heartfelt congrat...
THE TIN MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
THE TIN MINES. THE news from tbs lin minee (saya tbe IFarwick Examiner of the 13tb April) is altogether satis- factory. The surveyors are now measuring off ! tho selections, and those miners who hare had theirs defined and surveyed are settling down and making preparations for starting work in a practical manner, limber for BIUÍCC boxes and other materials for washing havo left thc town i for the mines daily, as also have drays and spring carts laden with stores and necessary I household articles. Thc claims on Quart Pot Creek continue to show every sign of richness, and the stuff washed in some claims is nearly all etrcain tin. At Ruby Creek work is going on more briskly, and thc same may be said of all parts of Ibo mince on the Kew South Wales eido of this metalliferous country. On Connon Creek, from Butler's claim to tho junction, all land is taken up, some claims look very well, and tin can bc found in all parts ; other selections on this creek arc no doubt, rich, but it is fear...
THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH. Wa are indebted to a, passenger by the Btesmer "Terania," which put in at Gladstone on Friday laat, for the following information. The " Tararua " left Port Darwin on 29th February for the depot on the Boper River. The telegraph line is completed as far as the Catherine waters, 219 miles from Port Darwin. The party under Ur. Butt aro reported as having completed 75 miles more. The party under Slr. McLaughlin have poled 90 miles, and are waiting for wire. Mr. B urton'e party have been delayed for want of water, and have had to sink wolle through rock, but have poled 80 miles. The recent rains have prevented the teams from travelling, eo that neither wiro nor eupplies can be sent to the front. The inland and central parties bad furnished their portion of the work, and the latter are now working at the Port Darwin section. There is still a gap of about 120 miles wbioh is, however, nearly all poled and only waiting for wire ; but by the middle of April messages w...
PEAK D0WNS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
PBA.K D0WS8. Wu hovo tho Telegram of tho ISth April, and a Supplement iseuod on the previous Wednesday, ? Subjoined ore extracte : I The last of the machinery required for the new abaft at the Copper Mine ia now on the i ground. On Tuesday morning the huge boiler j passed through Clermont, much to tho edifica- tion of the idlers, who gazed in some surprise at its enormous bulk. For some time preparations hare been made to receive tho monster in his permanent bed, end many of tho necessary pre- liminaries are now completed. Tn the course of a week or two the abaft will be actually com- menced,-that is it will be worked with the help of machinery, a commencement by bond end windlass haring already been made. This shaft, which is estimated to coBt £8000, will be sunk about sixty fathoms before it strikes the lode. The deepest workings at present are forty-fire fathoms below the surface, and it is expected at a depth of sixty fathoms or three hundred und sixty feet an immense deposit of...
TREASURY STATEMENT. CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND, [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
IBBASLTST STATEMENT. OOKBOHDATID Birunji FuiTB, ABSTBAOT of Dieburaementa for tho Quarters ended 31>t March, 1871, «nd Slat March, 1872, respectively._ Ko.l-SOEUDDXEB] Ho. 2.-Bruer/. Tire ABD LEMS L1TIVX . No. 8.-OOLOHIAXl SCOBSTABF No. 4.-ADMINIB-I T BATIOS OE Jtt». HOB ... Ko. 5.-COLONIAL TBEASÜBEE Ko. 6.- filOBE TABY FOE LARDS Ko. 7. -SEOBS TABX FOB PUB LIO WOBKB Ko. 8.-PosniAfl-j rEE-QwrEEAL...| Ko. 9.-ADDiroB-] GENEEAL... Grand Total Lo AK EXTENDÍ»] TOBI SPECIAL EXPENDÍ-I TUBE £ B. d. 110768 8 8| Quarter enaea 91st Marali, ian, £ e. d. 125999 10 0 2273 ll 1 15784 0 ll 136 7 6 14576 6 9 709 7 6 9173 ll 8
THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON RAIL WAY CONSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE report and minutes of the proceedings of the above Commission were laid on the table of the Legislative Assembly on the 18th instant. The following is the chief portion of the report :- To His Excellency the Most Honorable GEORGE AUGUSTUS CONSTANTINE, Marquis of Normanby, Earl of Mulgrave, Viscount Normanby, and Baron Mulgrave of Mulgrave, all in the county of York, in the &nbsp; peerage of the United Kingdom ; and Baron Mulgrave of New Ross, in the county of Wexford, in the peerage of Ireland ; a Member of Her Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council, Governor and Commander- &nbsp; in-Chief of the colony of Queensland and its dependencies. The Commissioners, appointed under your Excellency's hand and under the Great Seal of the Colony, on the 25th January, 1872, to inquire into and report upon, the construction of railways within the colony, including the northern end southern extensions, ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
Tm OBS.-Meura. G. H. Wilson end Oo. received for shipment to the home market, per " Yoong Australia," the first consignment of tin ore, from Messrs. Greenup and Brown's sslecrion in the Maryland district. The shipment consists of thirty-nine bags of ors weighing about taro tons, and is intended as an experiment to test the value in the home market.-Q. Times. Flos nt LIQUOB.-A farmer at Strathalbyn (the Southern Argus reports) heard a noise in bis cellar and sent one of his sons to find out the origin of it. As be did not return, he sent another after him, who also delayed, and on going himself to ascertain tbe cause of the disturbance, he found his two sons so convulsed with laughter that they could hardly more. The cause was os follows :-About a dosen pigB had managed to gain access to the cellar, and after routing about for some time succeeded ta extri- cating the bung from a 30-gallon cask of wine, and immediately took advantage of tbe oppor- tunity and got on the spree, perpetra...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 May 1872
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. &nbsp; BIRTHS. CROMBIE.-At Springsure, on 4th April, the wife of James Crombie, Esq, Barcaldine Downs, Barcoo, of a daughter. JOHNSTONE.-On the 9th April, at her residence, Bol- sover-street, Rockhampton, Mrs. J. C. Johnstone, of a &nbsp; &nbsp; daughter. &nbsp; CLEARY.-On the 14th April, at her residence, The &nbsp; &nbsp; Range, the wife of J. S. Cleary, of a daughter. JONES.-On Tuesday, 23rd April, at Athelstane Range, the wife of Rees Rutland Jones, solicitor, of a daughter. MEEHAN.-On the 29th April, at her residence, the Albion Hotel, East-street, the wife of John Meehan, of &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; a daughter. MARRIAGE. GREENE-MACKAY.-On the 11th April, at Singleton, New South Wales, Rawdon Foster Greene, Esq., of St. Helen's, Queensland, to Francis Elizabeth Rose, eldest daughter of the late George Edward Mackay, Esq., [...] of All Saint's Church , officiated. ...
Thursday, April 25. TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGES BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
Tíurtday, April 25. TELEGJUPHIC ME8B4QEB BILL. Ur. Griffith obtained leave to introduce a bill to ninand the law relating to telegraphic messages and to extend the advantage! ot the electric telegraph. The bill was introduced, road a first timo and its second reading made an order of the day for tbat day fortnight. FABTOBAL LEASES AMENDMENT BILL. Ur. Sing made an sbortire attempt to get the Bill read a second time for declaring for- feited runs open to selection under the Act of 1868. After debate, in which Mr. MileB, a member of Mr. King's own party, gare the mover a sharp lecture for introducing thc measure, the second reading was negatived. LEGAL rBACTITIONEBB BILL. Mr. 'fhnmpson moved the second reading o this bill. Mr. Bramston would oppose tho bill, as he did the one on the same subject proposed to the House last yenr by the same hon. saembcr. Hie measure which waa then proposed to the HcuBe was, he found, entirely different from the one now before them. A debate followed, in ...
Wednesday, April 24. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
Wednesday, April 24. On tho motion of Ur. Kine a fortnight's leurs of absence iras granted to Mr. M'Dentt. Several Bills were introduced bj members of the Government, and road a first time. Mr. Thornton called attention to the several adjournments of the Revision Court at Warwiok, alleging that great inconvenience have thereby been caused to applicants for registration. Debate followed, in which Mr. Fyfe said the subject waB a mast important one. At the late Court at Rockhampton there bad been no less than 600 names struck off the roll. To show the interest taken in the matter by the magis- trates, he might state that there bed been no 1'SS than nineteen on the Bench, and there were all gentlemen who, in times of political warfare, always acted on one side. He was strongly in favour of the rolls being made port of the duty of the District Court Judges. HOMESTEADS DILL. Ur. Thompson, in moving for loaro to intro ' dues o hill for the establishment of areas for homesteads and immigran...
PROPOSED INDIAN IMMIGRANTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
PROPOSED INDIAN IMMIORiNK. TO THE EDITOn OF THE BULLETIN. SIR,-I waa a ft nn libed to read an extract taken from the Bulletin containing a pt atc ment to reversing the character of the ** Malal-ar," made bj one «ho profeBaes to know "all" about them. Permit me to gire my experience, though i ?mall. T)urin|> I wo years in lim Mauritius I wai surrounded by .them on _*rH wides,, sud never found Idem in Ilia least unpleasant ¡ far from thia, (hey were very docile, obedient, and cleanly, which waa fortunate, aa wo could nStain no white servant girls from Kngland. The Malabar men doing cheerfully and well oil the duties of the house-one aa cook; one aa house cleaner, bcd maker, and table waiter; and a (hird aa washerman. Perhaps Mr. Conroy will disnute the foot of ao few servants suturing in a household on account of his "India" experiences, but can he recollect an Indian knows thal immediately Upon leaving his ' native laud, casie'is broken j" be bas only to be assured bia new master ...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
CORRESPONDENCE. To TUB EDITOB OF THE BULLETIN. Sra,-The etatement of Ur. E. Conroy in your Bulletin I saw copier] in the Brisbane Courier of this date, in which he (Ur. Conroy) challenges ma to "disprove that tho Malabar is very nasty." Road what Bishop lieber " than whom there is not a better authority " eays in his work on India. " The Hindoo races ore, indeed exceedingly nnxiouB for improve* ment ; and it is rational to expect, that, through the meena of schools for education, and a conciliatory behaviour on the part of their British neighhourt, they will attain no email degree of cultivation." " To say that the Hindoos or Mussulmans " arc deficient in any essential feature of a " civilised people, is sn assertion which I can " scarcely suppose to be made by any who have " livrd with them ; their manners »re ot least " ss pleasing and courteous as those in the " corresponding stations of life among our " selves ; their houses ere larger, and, according " to their wanta and climat...
CALENDAR. MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
. AL,: ¿i DALI. SIT. ^ MIKOUKDA*. Sunn i Ag* Hi«n «tater « 1 atC.Flat.t I (11-31 p.m. a-m. p.m. Tue« ... 7 .1 NEW MOO» 11'6 11-30 Weane* 6 .1 .tl-51 013 Thura.., fi . . 081 065 Tri. io . . i-ao I1** Hut. ll . . S-8 2*> Gun. 12 .1 . 261 313 Mon ... 13 .1 . 33* 3-55 * Tho liso of (Ido in Keppel Bav Turlon from fl il. to j 4n" nrnl atibo 1'pnor Plntari-.ni 5fl.to inn. Doptb of ; WHtirat Uio Upper Flfit -lntrlioold or natural channel, at low water springs, lft. flin; hf gbest springs, M ft- Ctn. Kow cutting at low water springs 6ft.; in highest sprlnca.lBIt,-Tho time of Irigu water le slightly m Quenccd by freshets and high winds. t Tlio'ldeareachiheirfullatthe Pilot Station, Keppel Bay, Sb. cariup and. at ïlockhamptou 30iu, later han toe hours namoi in tbo above table.
The Rockhampton Bulletin, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE GLADSTONE OBSERVER. TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1872. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
?j)e||ocït[jampton DnUettn, WITH WHICH IB I NCO Ero HAT KU TUB GLADSTONE OBSERVER. TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1872. TBE public affaira at this moment arc in a very critical state. The country erie« out for progressive legislation, and thc time is opportune for again beginning reproductive public works on .a prudent scale. But the personal and petty quarrels of the thirty-two gentlemen who form tbe popular representative chamber of the colony have for the second time produced a deadlock in legislation ; and in this second instance, unfortunately, a deadlock in public works also. Thus not only ie much public and private inconvenience suffered, but I tho advancement of the colony is ! seriously impeded. Bi fore tho existing quarrel is arranged, Komething mny occur to disturb thc equilibrium of the money market, and tho prospect of ' floating a loan advantageously may be deferred for years, or, what is scarcely of less consequence, the colony may. be j saddled with the payment ' .of ' many J thous...
GLADSTONE POLICE OFFICE. Thursday, 2nd May. Before the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
GLADSTONE POLICE OFFICE. Thursday, 2nd May» I Before the Police Magistrate. William Besotear waa brought up, charged | with absconding from the hired serrioe of Mr. George Lorie, ot Tuyniount. From the evidence i of M re tra. Lorie, Prizeman, and Fry, it appears priaoner waa engaeed in Brisbane. On hie arrival tn Glad «tone, he toot up hie quarters at the Commercial Hotel-his bill to be charged to tho employer's aooount. He then did a little card bnsineas on his own account, and declined to go to his employer till Mondsy night. Next morning he was set to work, but only continued j about half on hour, when he left for Gladstone end tried the three cards again, and would have left by tho Brisbane boat, but the police had been put in motion. Mr. Levie had been put to about £6 expense. Fined £20, ar three months' imprisonment in Rockhampton gaol. This prisoner ia reported to be wanted for robbing hia master in Sydney, in June last ; also far absconding from his apprenticeship.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 7 May 1872
WE underhand tlmt a telegram was received ' in town on Saturday «tating that the Gorem ment have ordered tho removal of the Immi- gration Dcpôt at Rockhampton ta the ne« site on the Hirer bunk ; and aho that a loan of £1000 lil» been agreed to by the Cabinet, subject to Supply being granted by tbe Inf- lativo Aesenibl.v.