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CURRENT TOPICS. RIVER V. RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
o ClMtlENTTOPtCS. ' . , IUYEE v. EAqSFAY. The project ,of a railway to JBroad :. mount as aft'alteniative pjan to diat of , deepaiipg the fitzroy, has been mooted, and, we fear, at a most inopportune E iih^j 35 wt tCUfca^teilS to anord DIC'Govmi ment ;an excuse only too plausible for simply doing nothing. :. (.? It is assanfet} by die advocates; rf the railway that the rjverjcan never be made easily navigable for vessels of heavy draagift unless by a large expenditure of money ; while a railway to deep water would .not .oust much more, .and would fie certain to afford in ping. It is therefore urged that the Centxal Districts ghruflfl concentrate all their enogies m an endeavour to £e£ the railway authorised at once, and mean while let to river tate;care ofjtself, lie'project is ;jibttsB*ffin«t' sight, and is sure to find strenuous advocates in Rockhamptoer and neighbourhood, especially among those persons who have somehow come-to regard a bridge over the river as a. «tae qua rum to ...
Stock Movements PORT CURTIS. LONDON, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
Stock Uoremeots POET CUETK. Hfinter waifc* ad4Wtii-E already otaUUud *rif*-CSoiidDes? day« asd cold nijjfc, «iUi heavy dews. The grass.* still tooank to bum satbriactonly. alttiogEiuLttts is bang done n-lMrev»-«racticaWfe WJhe The movements of &Hgr a£Hnue to be few. Allot passed nartii ^B otter day for tie newly-fidected lotions of Woonflo, and o&ets are being slopped in project tS. Hie ttlvpifr season coming on, bat no sales of any sale: at the Meat Ptesernng Company, at Iaum fimfc. of hnWfwfe at £6 per head, has + not taken, place. - A-«n*U lot of Wfers (34) Trere sold fctEt treetr aP£C 5e., wiich we con aider a fair price. They bad been paddoefced far some time and were very quite. ^ j Calves* axe beghnmig to appear, and 'as do I bear1 of any diseases ttt *£& »mih 'lmnifnt the herds. . T 'Die' roads are diying Cost, but tiicar, roogl ffiiMJ^* Iub knocbsd. off oar mailman vlio has foiled to pat hx^ka zppesreilee for two weefcg, and &£ utmluuKbrr at ...
GARDEN AND ORCHARD [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
GARDEN AND OBCHAED. For the best collection of Oranges (Man darins and Europeans). Lemons, and Citrons.— Mr. W. Orr, first prize ; Mr. A. Bsmard, second prize. Pomelas.— Mr. W. Conaghan, Becond prize. Best Mandarins.— Mr. Orr. first prize. Best European—Mr. Barnard, first prize; Mr. Orr, second prize. For Lemons— Mr. W. Conaghan, first prize. For Papaws.— Mr. G. Hallam, first prize. Cumquats. — Mr. W. Conaghan, first prize. For «»?'—« (Cavendish}.— Mr. Barnard, first prize. Ditto (sort not named).— Mr. Barnard, first prize. Pineapples— Mr. Barnard, first prize; Mr. Conachan, eecond prize; Mr. Charles, third prize. Smooth Leaf Pines.— Mr. Cairns, first prize ; Mr. W. Conaghan, aecond prize. For Bosellas.— Mr. Cains, first prize ; Mr. Charles, second prize. Okra — Mr. Orr, first prize. Dried ditto.— MnL On, first prize. CtOection of imported fruit (rErrfine) — Mr. Hart, first prizST For Pot-toes (Bnglish, early rose). -Mr. Wyatt, first prize. Ditto (not named).— Mr. Erie, second prize...
The Palmar. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
The Palmer. We hare front the most reliable source news' from the Palmer GoU Field. Notwithstanding the greatinfiux of China men rations are plentiful, bat dear. Of course this is accounted for by the very lane wet season we have had this year : and asatDre keepers had to pay from £100 to £125 per ton carriage to Paunerrille for the goods tiiat are now vended on all the diggings, they are not to blame asking the price to pay themselves. Prices at the different camps are as follows ?— Pahnervflle: Flour, Is. 3d.: tea. 5s. -rice. Is. Si: oo all the other camps, ft kinss borough. Finegold, Sandy Creek, Stauey Creek. Oakey Creek, and Edwardstown, prices are- -flour, 2s.; sugar, 2s. 6d_; tea, 6a.; rice, SS^Cd.; and every oUier artidTin r^o7. John Chinamen are confined to tiie Palmer branches only— I mean the right and left branches Their main camp is at Revolver Point and German Bar. The number at those camps cannot be less than 3000.' They are now working the right-hand branch of the Pa...
DOG EXHIBITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
.DOG EXHIBITS. I -iGatUe Does.— Mr. E. J. MacdtnaU's JaeV,firstpnzL Sheep Dogs.— 'Mr. BarUem's bUek and tan Slut, first prize; Mr. Secry's Scotch cooSa. second prize. Kangaroo Dogs.— MrCona^isn'e Dog, first nrize: Mr. Heurr Daun'a Stet first prizf. Engleh Terriers.— Mr. Buchanan's Topsy, En^dT Terriers, Hack and Tan. -Mr. H. Buchanan's Slut tiipsy.tirst prize. Fax Terriers.— Mr. Edward EeDy's Vixen, first prize. Bull Terriers.— Mr. Edward Bates' Uack and white Dog, first prize; Mr. Joseph Evans' Slat, first prize ; Mr. Bice's imparted Bull Terrier— shit and pups— first prize. Retrievers.- Mr. John M-Gregor's Slot, first prizes Mr. C Sash's brown Dog, first prize ; Mr. Banes' Dag, second prize ; Mr. Cairns' Uack, first prize. Pointers.— Mr. Barber's Spot, first prize. Water Spaniel -Mr. Alpine Bow's, first Newfoundland.— Captain Burtdle'c Boat swain, first prize ; Mr. Henry Drum's black and white Dog lion, second prize.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
mBE BOCKHAVPTOX BCLLETEf, J_ publiflhed every morning at tiveHi^clock, is tbe oldest and most widely -circulated news paper in Central and Xortilem Queensland, lo addition to ttnetworthy local news, the readers of the BciiErrx are provided with the latest telegraphic and other inteUigebeefromall rents of the world. Motr.pnlitau and official lews is catered for by a special correspondent Rationed at Brisbane, and arrangements are m progress for Gecanng correspondente in every important town in the colony.- As an idvcrtising medium, the BciojrtK is generally admitted to be second to no journal vi the colony. Subscription, in advance, 15s. per quarter, or £2 lUs. per annnm. TO COBBES^OXDESTS. S3' Intending subscribers arc reminded that subscriptions -are payable in all cases in ad vance, and that, when forwarded for any term less than twelve months, the charge is at tii6 rate of six shillings and -g«^pp**cff per quarto.
The Tapricornian. SATURDAY, JUNE 5. 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
SAXUBDAT, JUKE 5, ISTa. Tbe bill just introduced by the Govern ment Tor tafring another censns differs little from «he lasr Census Act The chief, ground of distinction is set forth in (he rMe— 'A bill 'for teking an account of the -population every free years.^ Heretofore there lias been no definite period fixed for taking die different censuses, the usual interval being -four or five years. The proposal to take the census at regular intervals appears to 'be a' good.' one. Exception, however, most be tafcfn to die time of year suggested. On the ist of Mardi - die greater portion of the colony is usually in a mote or less flooded state, and conse quently a' censns taken at that time would be more expensive and less accu rate than if taken on Ae istof May or June. Tbe suggestion of ibe ist March betrays a. non-acqaaintance mth the jjn jiiiigtanrtf*^ of ihe-rcourjiry, which we should .not fiave expected eyen feom a so-caBed L&eral Ministry, ftstitis Justas patent as ever that M...
DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
DAIRY PBODTJCE. Fresh Butter.— Mr. James Seery first prize, Mrs. -Ivey Becond prize; Mr. Wiffinm Orr third pni ' Mr. William Qrr second prize. Cheese.— Mr. William Orr first prize; Mr. WiUiam Orr second prize; Mr. Carrie third prize. Bacon— Mr. P. Egan first prize. E«gB. — Mr. Dingle first prize.
Central Queensland Graziers" and Farmer*' Society. THE SECOND ANNUAL SHOW, [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
Central Queensland Graiien' and Farmers' Society. THE SK»Vd AKSCAL SHOW, «'' So&e T&ueenYKriiaay. Tlormay, Hay 34, 1874. at die Sociery'B Show Ground* : Gzacemere Township. ! The fonowinffi. .lint oftte exhibitors at I tie choir, and the prizes awarded :— ; Mr. W. Orr ... ~ ... « Exhibits! Mr. E. Cms ? 43 do Me. D. Jones ._ ? 3i do Mr. A. Barnard ? 19 do Mr-HnghMacdoruM ... 15 do Mr. Charles Dallon ? 13 do Messrs. Bdl mnd Gardner ... 12 do Sir. Patrick Jl'Eroy _ 11 do Mr.Jno. Hogan ' ? 10 do 51t W. Brady ? '9 do Mr. Joseph Charles ? 8 do Mr. J. Hart ? _. S do Mr. Marquess... ... ... S do Mr. Donald Macdonald ... 7 do Mr. W. O. Lamond ? 7 do Mr. Hugh Fulton ? 7 do Mr. Bobert Anderson ... 7 do Mr. John Seaman ? 7 do JfcA-J. EeD ? 6 do Mr. Edward Kelly ? C do Mr. SaanrdOBord ... ... 6 do Mr. William Conagban ... ? G do Mr. John Dorian ._ ... C do Mr. Gauge Hallam ... . ... 6 do Messrs. Archer and Co. _- 5 do Mr. Patrick Egan ... _. 5 do Mr. James Demnsey ? 5 dm Mr Wilha...
COOKTOWN, via Townsville, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 5 June 1875
CaoKinws. vii TownsriUe, May 2S. (F/tw fi* r«p«rx). n There are 5000 Chinese on the right and left branctaiof the Palmer Eiver. Therehas; Inn no —Jl'«i'' A notice has been postal j at Sandy Creek, stating that any Chinaman musing it wffl he hanged. They are getting .Uh, ,*f miIiI Imt tiiul it difficult to dispose i *«C it except in town. Some Chinese leave by j &£ Blackbird, and many bave returned home ^disappointed. ' ,1 The KalMney has arrived with 4S0 Chinese, ; and a carro of 300 tons. ! . ° Gympie, May 2S. Hie tributore of the rwfli SmithtieVl Com pany struck a reef last nigit tiro feet ia width, ?and carrving gild. W. Sanders jumped the Perseverance Lease hold Company's ground oa Wednesday, after they had been obtaining eleven ounces to tue ion. Legal proceedings will probably be initiated for recovery. It has been raining heavily for the past tiiree days, and- there is a fresh in the river. H&btbobocuh, May 25. ?; The Jason has been placed in quarantine for iK...