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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 July 1861
MARRIED. At Clapham House, 278, George-street, Sydney, on the 18th July, 1861, by the Rev. James Voller, Mr. J. M Illidge, junior, of Ipswich, Moreton Bay, to Lucy Henrietta, only daughter of Mr. John Scott, Carrington, Port Stephens. &nbsp;
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 July 1861
Steam to Sydney. THE TELEGRAPH from the A. S. N- Co.'8 New Wharf, TO-MORROW, 31st inst., at balf-past 1 a ra. GEO. D. WEBB, Agent. / Black Ball Line of Packets. SYDNEY TO LONDON. TO SAIL AUGUST 16th, rpilE magnificent fir*t-class Al er I deenolipper ship CAIRNGORM, 938 tons, R. S. Cairncross, com- isar mander. This celebrated ship rando her last homeward passage in 72 days, and 1ms again arrived after an extraordinary rim of 77 dava. She is now pre- pared to receive cargo. She has n full poon, and splendid accommodation fur íirst-clnss paRseng'Ts. A few passengers in the second cubin will he taken at moderate rates. For terms of freight or passage, apply to Captain CAIRNCROSS, on hoard, at Circular Qaay; or. to YOUNG, LA RK.und BENNETT, George nud Margaret fctreets, Sydney. MAIL COACH. BRISBANE AND IPSWICH DAILY. FROM Ipswich at G a.m , leaving the Claren- don Hotel every morning, arriving in Brisbane at 10 a.m.; And Returning from Brisbane at 2 p.m., leaving the Prince Albert Hotel...
The Courier. WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Sfôje WEDNESDAY, JULY 81, 1801. SIMULTANEOUSLY with the arrival of the mail bringing intelligence of the exul- tions and stiocess of Dr. LANG and ih. \ JORDAN in persuading the British publie that cotton growing in Queensland hy means of European labour will prove &lt;&lt;. highly remunerative speculation, a.«lei patob from the Duke of NEWCASTLE relative to Asiatic imraignithn into this i colony is placed before the Lcgislatuie. | It appears that, in addition to the patri- otic deputation of geutiemon " interested in Queensland," who some months back had an interview with the Secretary of State, for the purpose of obtaining the rouioval of certain alleged restrictions upon the impor- tation of Coolie labour, a memorial "from Sir CHARLES NICHOLSON and others" upon the same subject had beeu transmitted through his Exoel louey to head quarters. Wo scarcoly i tungi ne that " Sir CHARLES NICHOLSON and others " will experience any intense gratification from tin despatch of...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Biteeul Bm?eS85g«'!CC. CHILD DROPPING.-The rather novel mis- demeanor, in Brisbane, of child desortion was perpetrated yesterday morning, between nine and eleven o'clock. A man employed in the hospital grounds, facing William-street, a little before 11 o'clock, heard the cries of an infant near the gate, and, on examination, found that they proceeded from a sack which had been placed insido the fence. On remov- ing the sack it was found to contain a fine, healthy malo infant, a few hours old, rolled in a piece of a woman's dress. The child had been washed and duo care talton of its first moments. The man who discovered the child, believes that it could not havo been long in the position whero found, as he had been near the spot on several occasions dur- ing the morning, and had heard no' noise, nor observed the sack. Tho particulars of this strange addition to the-inmates of the hospi- tal were communicated to the polico, and they aro now on the alert, trying to find a name and pedi...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 30. THE PiiESincNT took the chair at a quartor past 8 o'clock, and opened the proceedings with prayer. THS NATIVE POLICE. ' The PRESIDENT said' that ho(?T^ Pr- eceding to the motion which stooa "7 . tiamd, Tie begged lcavo .to move that the 8th paragraph in 'his Excellon'Oy's" opening speech, to which reference had boon made, be now read. The motion having boon carried, The CLERK read the following extract: " I recommend you to direct your attention to the condition of the aborigines in Qiiocnsland, and to take evidence before a Parliamentary Committee as to the feasibility of improving it, whether by the establishment of Industrial Schools, or in any other practical manner. In connection with this subject, I recommend yütt to take evidence as to the organization iind present condition of the native police corps, and to consider what means it may be desirable to adopt to increase the discipline and efficiency of this necessary protective force." Th...
Letter to the Editor. THE BRISBANE COMPANIES OF VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
fetter to tli« Eilitor. THE BRISBANE COMPANIES OF VOLUNTEERS SIR,-Some rumours have boen afloat of late respecting alleged disagreements botwoen the two companies of volunteers at Brisbane ; and as such an impression is undoubtedly calculated to injure tho movement, we must beg lenve, most emphatically, to deny the truth of such reports. The second company has received per- mission to adopt tho designation of Queens- land Free Rifles,-with a soperato organisa- tion and rules for internal guidance,-a step which met with the approval of his Excellency tho Governor, and tho Lioutonant-Colonol commanding ; but it is quite false to assert that there exists between the two corps any feeling save that of friendly rivalry and emulation. Should an emergency at any momont un- fortunately arise, wo feel confident that the corps which wo have the honor to command would bo found " sbouldor to shoulder." Wo have the honor to be, Sir,' Youl- most obedient servants, a?. VOKES DUDGEON, Captain No. 1...
Shipping Intelligence. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Shipping Intelligence. SAILED. Jew 31 -Telegraph, steamer, 700 tons, Captain O'Reilly, for Sydney Passengers-Messrs A J Henderson, F. J. Owen, li Goulstone, W C Joyner, and 10 in the steerage BXPOK13 Telegraph 21 bundles 6 bales skins, 13 bales 5 bags wool, 121 hides, 1 case, 1 press scre»,W Gray ana Co , 9 casks tallon,7 bulls wool, 8C hides, 1 bag, G H Wilson, 1 trunk, J Pettigu w , 1 parcel, H M, Reeve , C packages luggage, II Goulston 19 casks tallow, j C Collins , ¿Jc isl s tallo», Camp- bell, Son and Co , 162 lades, II ussier and Franck scii, 119 hides Lester, 119 casks til low, 8 paunches ditto, ii Towns and Co , 401 hides, 1 cask tongues, R J Smith , 1 p neil, J Cain , 2 cases fruit, Bullard , 1 package, J Davit, and Co , 1 parcel, 1 truss, Peterson and Younga 2 cuses fruit, T Unmack , 1 box 7 casks truit, G Wugnei , 1 case, S milder , 7 oasis tiuit, R Bullock , 1 case plants, Fleming , 10 bunches bananas 1 case, 1 cask, A J Ilockings , ixtiu luggage, Huiduson , 3 oasks frui...
QUEENSLAND MAILS. ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE of MAILS at the General Post Office, Brisbane. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
QUEENSLAND MAILS. ABUTTAL and 'DETARTOKK of MAILS at the General Post Ottice, Brisbane. POST XOW>TS. Aaliarn... Callandoon (Gnndnwinda) Casino and Grafton Cleveland ... ... Condimine Dalby ... Drayton.. Gayndah Glndstono pswicli... ... ... Leyburn... ... ... Moggill. Nanango Marlborough Maryborough. Maryborough liockhamrton and Tort Donison Surat and Yarrow» Taroom... ... ... Toowoomba ... ... Warwick [Westwood and Nulalbin " HAILS CLOSE AT BRISBANE. Monday at 1 p.m. »._.,. Monday at 1 p m. Monda> at 8 pm. Monda/ at 1.30 pm. Monday at 1 p m. Monday »tip m."* Monday ntl p.tn , and Friday at 1.16 p.m. Tuesday at 1 p m. Jlv Fte.Tiior every alternate Tuesday s* » Daily at 1 30 p.m. ,. » * Monday at 1pm, ,?>- ¿ ? , - l'y steamer Hawk, 3 timm a^nrek. 1 uo«duy at 1 p ni. ' */ í By st emur only ivory alternat« Tuesday Hy steamer eicry alternate Tuesday »Via Ipswich and Nanango on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Hy steamer eviry alternai« Tuesday -g ¡_ Monday al 1 p ra. i Monday ntl pm. toonda »....
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Commercial lutelliicewce. MB R. DAVISON sold, at auction, yesterday, 14 cases E. I. spices, preserves, and pickles ; there was a good attendance, and the follow- ing rates wore obtained :-Chutney, quarts, 23s. per dozen; curry and mulligatawny, pastes and powders, quarts, 16s. to 17s.; half pints, Gs.; quarter-pints, 3s. Gd. per dozen ; Batty'a red cabbage, 15s. 3d. par dozen. Messrs. Trundle and Cameron sold, yester- day, a portion of the stock of Mr. R. Illidge. The salo was numerously attended, and 'fair prices obtained. The same linn also report the sale of 37 acres of land, about six miles from Brisbane, at £3 per acre.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Grown Lands Office, Brisbane, 26th July, 18G1. IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED, for general information, that the TENDERS of tho under mentioned parties havo been accepted for the RUNS of Crown Lands specified, in connection with their respectivo names. The rent in eaeli case, as hereundor stated, having boon paid to tho 30th Juno, 18G2, it is now requested in cases whoro premiums havo boen offered by tho Tenderéis, that the respective amounts be paid into tho Colonial Tieasury forthwith. These Tenders aro accepted subject to the provisions of the Tendera for Crown Lands Act, 24 Victoria, No. 12. M, E. L. BURROWES, D.S.G., For Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands. Applicants. Run. District. Estimated area in sqr. miles. Rent. Premium Total amount. Christopher Rolleston Do. Vandyke Cieok Wallaroo .... Doepdalo _ Muehamalla.. Emu Plains .. Norwood .... Osmondthorpe. Leichhardt Do. \. 'Do. .. Do. .. Do. .. Do, .-. Do. .. Do. .. 25 i 31 ' 81 ' 25 31 25 ; ^39 £ s. 12 10 15 10 15 10 12 10 15 10 12 10 ...
THE REPORT ON THE NATIVE POLICE. [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
THE REPORT ON THE NATIVE POLICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [CONTRIBUTED.] IF certain of the officers of the native police force, by recklessness in carrying out the general instructions given to them ; if some of the settlers for the protection of whose property those officers have contracted heavy &nbsp; guilt, by winking at atrocities, and shielding the perpetrators of them from justice ; if the Executive, by first attempting to shirk an investigation when it was imperiously called for, and by dodgery to render the investiga- tion of little or no avail, when they dared no longer refute one; if the committee, by reason of its unfortunate composition ; if a majority of the members in the Legislative Assembly, by the sickening display they made in their speeches of Wednesday and Thursday last, of ignorance, depraved senti- ments, and weakness of understanding, have exposed themselves to the scorn of the Christian...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY (THIS DAY). [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WiD\hsn\Y (Tins DA»,} OKXKItAI, IIUSINhSS-NO'I'ICBS OF MOTION. Mr. MACAUSTKH lo niuvi- " That thin ho-se will, to-morrow, resolve itself Into a committee of the «'hole, to rtiiislder ol' an address to the Governor, 1'iirwiudliig n copy ol'the report of the select com- mittee on the petition ol' Ale»«)'». Ferriter and .lunes, and praying that lils Excellency will bo pleased to eiiiine* the necessary steps to bo taken for iriving (-fleet to the said report. Air. »LILLEY to mow tor le.ive to Introduce a bill to iHi'ilitate tile iiuiuporuticll of R'ü,;i(iil-. I. ml cliariialile Institution.*. Dr. t'llALUx.lt to move-'"flint nu address be presented to the Guveiiiiir, pi'ii.iiiur lim; hi- Exec! ieney «ill lie plein ed lu rnn-.o io he laid iipuii the tillite uf the bullee, eepk'b ni'the Mlmviiiu papei'M -(I.) Tin» priii'ei-iliii»b m'tin1 'iiijiiot jield iipmi l'l> ill l!!í.'i».-¡i '.ti t ,' *'.. Iii ? '¡ i S'I'll!', lill J)..' ii..i'.-'l i 'I,. . UM! :',. -i el.'.,...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
THE ABORIGINES OB' AUSTRALIA. AN extremely interesting iccture was de- livered by the Hon. William Hull last evening, at the Kew Literary Institute. 'H'" ñtinject selected was "The Aborigines of Aiihtralia." The lecturer quoted largely from a pamphlet published by him in the year 1846, on the probable origin and an- tiquity,,of tho aboriginal natives of New South Wale'sj Mr. Hlill stated that the ma- jority of the observations wero the result ol his own personal experience and inquiry, hut that he was also indebted to the reports of the most enterprising and faithful of the early and recent exploréis of this country. Ile alluded to the affinity which existed be- tween the manners und Customs of the Aus- tralians ann the nnenht nalivps, of the eahtem wot Id, which iiliinity tended to iden- tify the descent of the aborigines from ihem. One fact was beyond doubt, that they weie very low in moral condition and intellectual power. They hail, it was true, words indi- cative of right and w...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
Steam to Sydney. "1 -HE ÎARR VTARRA, fn m i. tba A.S.N Co.'a N«w Wharf, on SATURDAY NEXT, August 3. GEO. i). WEBB, Agent. t For Rockhampton and Port Denison, npHG fine clipper barque MELANIE X may be expected shortly from 'Sydney, and will proceed for tlio _ nfovo porta within six days from ¡¡n-fr-il. Foi' freight or passage, apply to m K. TOWNS & CO., South Brisbane. MAIL COACH. BRISBANE AND IPSWICH DAILY. FROM Ipswich ut 6 a.m., leaving the Claren- don Hotel every morning, arriving in Brisbane at 10 a.m. ; And Returning from Brisbane at 2 p.m., leaving the Prince Albert Hotel, South Briabane, every afternoon, and arriving in lpiwicb at 6 p.m. Earea- 8s. euch way, FAIRFIELD HOUSE, GEOBGE-STREET, NORTH BRISBANE. JOHN M'OABE, formerly of the Commercial Hotel, South Brisbane, having opened the above house for Public Accommodation, humbly lopes that his frionds, both in town and country, will favor bim with (nt least) a portion o the patronage they formerly so liberally accorde...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 31 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 30. lito bl'cAKr.it took the chair at seven minutes past three. REPORT. The. SPEAKER stated that his Excellency "i^jovornor had expressed his approval of Ita additional standing orders. MESSAGES. A message was received from his Excel- lency the Governor acknowledging the vote ofi'MO passed by tho Legislative Assembly in aid of the efforts to bo made by the Victoria government to proceed in search ol'Mr. Burke and his companions, and announcing that a despatch had been received by him from Sir II. Barkly, stating that tho sum of £2000 had been voted by tho Victorian government for Ibis object; that one party would be collected -inil fitted out under Mr. Gregory in Brisbane, "which would proceed hence by sea to the Albert Uiver, and that it was tho intention of tho Victorian government to fit out two other paities for the saino object, ono to start from Cooper's Plains and the other from Rock- hampton. CASE OF MESSRS. FEBRITEll AND JONES. Mr. MACALI...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 August 1861
T «SCBLLANEOUS. DaEikP'iüL CATABTBOPHE.- During tbe drilMng of an oil mill at Tidione, Pennsyl va'nía, recently, a sudden rush of oil, ¡it the rp,te of eevpnty barrels an bour, took place, t,be stream ascending 41 feet above tbe sur 'face of the ground. Above this mass of oil, ?the gas or benzine rose in a cloud, for fifty or sixty feet. All the fires in the neighbor- hood were immediately extinguished, except- ing one 400 yards distauce. The fire from this ignited the floating gas, and in a mo- ment the whole air was in ro.iring flames. As soon as the gas took fire, the head of the jet of oil was in a furious blaze, and falling, like water from a fountain, over a space one hundred feet in diameter: each drop of oil carne down a bl'izing globe of boiling oil. Instantly tbe ground was in a flame, con- stantly increased and augmented by tbe falling oi].. At once ii scene of indescribable horror touk plae.n Scores were thrown flat, and fur a distance of twenty feet, ynd numbers horribl...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY (THIS DAY), NOTICE OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 August 1861
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSOAY (THIS DAY), NOTICE OF MOTION. The Honorable \V. WOOD to move-"That the attention of thin house be drawn to on article In the 'Moreton Buy Courier1 ol' the 30th July, and that this house do instruct the Attorney-General to prosecute the printer mid publisher theieot." The Iloiioralile li. 13. FITZ to present-" A Bill for Amending the L.nv Relating to Carriers." ORDI'IH OÏ TnK DAT. Carriers and other Bailees Bill.- to be considered ¡n committee. Appropriation Bill : third rending.
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 August 1861
WeclKly Calendar. Uran WATER AT BM'BIXE. SUS. Dajs. Date. Mom. After. Rises. Sets. Aug. 1 3 4 5 (> 7 6 SO 7 02 8 10 8 45 9 ¿0 io an 11 21 7 10 7 52 8 JO Í) S 9 51 io r.s U 48 0 44 6 43 G 4i (J 42 6 42 fi 41 6 41 ß 28 ñ 20 fl 29 5 30 Monday . "Wednesday ... 5 30 S 30 5 31
IPSWICH. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] TUESDAY, JULY 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 August 1861
IPSWICH. [Fnosr OUR OWS OORItESrOÎÎDEïJT.] TUKBDAY, JULY 30. Turn ate only three crimin il ci es on tin ( ilenihi foi (he 5th -\u_ust, that is, Edviaid Ü ivies Hi nias Jones Go&lt; r^e *!miili, Ahi I Vlf rl, Iinji Cirln Join C 1 man Wil lum Grifh lis mid J hn S iff rd obliged with eonspmcj it Redbank J i-e) li I div itdh, &lt;h Tgnd witl an ag"i avuted is s mit on J ibu Rro ki \ , and George Ilodg .-on alias Y iky finn ¿rd with lu cm j 01 civil eises lb te will bi several, besidi s some winch woe p isfp me I from list assi/i s , nul two if not tluee of them dcfuidt 1 casis lh evil sittings commence on Ihuisday the 8lh Air Given has for sale ono of Prtnce'n bn i ch 1 ading nfles, which liuscroatcd great ultimatum I lelieve ltis in conti nipUtnm lo | mch iw it fn a v luntcer prt¿e, to he sb it fir This nflo, froi i the beautiful sim plictly of itr, e instruction ts m nth hss bible to getf inlid, md much mine cindy denied than anv othei It is also a Inpted tor ex- treme...