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Queensland Parliament. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
Queensland Parliament. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2. The Carriers Act Amendment Bill was read a first time. The second reading of the Animals Slaughter-&lt;*> ing Bill was postponed for a fortnight. The Inquests of Death Bill passed through committee ; a few amendments of no great im portance being introduced. The Claims against Government Bill was in troduced by message from the Legislative Assembly, and read a first time, on the motion of the Hon. W. Wood. The third reading of tho Opening of Roadf Bill wm postponed till next day. Thttmday, Mat 3. A motion was carried, instructing the Stand ing Orders Committee to alter the 111 th stand ing order, relative to the manner of presenting Addresses adopted by the House to the Go vernor. Leave was granted to the Hon. J. Doug lab to attend on, and give evidenoe before, the Select Committee appointed to inquire into tho Hot* pitals of the colony. The report of the Committee of the Whole House on the Inquests of Death Bi...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
IMPORTS. Lady Bowen, s., from Sydney: 5 boxes tobacco, 2 cases, Bell and Love; 3 chests tea, 2 boxes tobacco, 5 bags maize, 13 bags potatoes, 2 bags onions, 29 packages groceries, Metcalfe; 10 chests tea, G. Toms; 3 quarter-casks wine, 1 hogshead 2 quarter-casks brandy, B. Oliver j 100 cases geneva, J. Kohn and Co.; 10 half chests tea, Burns and Scott; 2 eases eggs, 2 hogsheads brandy, 40 bags rice, 1 box, C. New ton Brother and Co.; 10 hogsheads rum, 3 quarter-casks wine, 25 cases brandy, 25 cases Koeva, 87 packages, E. W. Fegan and Co.; 76 zes tea, 33 bags sugar, 1 barrel coffee, 48 bags potatoes, 3 kegs butter, 10 packages, 6 cases cheese, 7 packages boots, Cribb and Foote; 1 case chicory, 100 bags maize, 52 bags potatoes, 14 bags rice, 10 bales hay, 18 packages groceries, B. Buloock; 2 hogsheads wine, 2 quarter-casks 20 cases brandy, 2 cases geneva, W. H. Groom; 12 quarter casks brandy, 10 bags rice, 5 bales corks, D. Mitchell; 50 cases geneva, 2 quarter-casks wine, 2 packages t...
WRECK OF THE URARA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
WRECK OF THE URARA. The following particulars respecting the wreck of the Clarence and Richmond Steam Navigation Company's paddle steamer Urara have been received per telegram:— The Urara, Captain Merritt, from Sydney, was entering the Clarence River Heads at *3 p.m. on the 2nd inst., and although the weather was moderate at the time, she took the ground aft while rounding a buoy off a reef some distance from the breakwater. The strong rush of the tide immediately swept her on to the reef men tioned above, and the rocks worked a hole into her midship compartment. When the boat which conveyed the news to Grafton left the steamer the same night, the engine-room and fore part of the ship were full of water, and the after-part dry. Since then the wind, which has been blowing strong from south-east, and the tidal current have forced the vessel round, so that she lies in a different position. On the afternoon of the 3rd she was lyiag at aa angle of 45 degrees, with her head 6 feet out of ...
LATEST ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
LATEST ARRIVALS. Mat 4.—Williams, AAN. Oo.'s s., 175 tons, Captain W. Cottier, from Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockhampton. Passengers: Hon. B. Morton, Captain Emerson, Messrs. Burn, T. Burn, Surman, Single, Pape, J. Allen, Nott, and 23 in the steerage. May 4.—Lady Bowen, Q.B.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain T. A. Lake, from Sydney the Ist instant. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Metcalfe, Miss Marsh, Messrs. Kennedy, Bardo, Mytton, and IS in the steerage. May 4.—City of Brisbane, AAN- Co.'s s., 504 tons, Captain F. C. Knight, from Sydney the Ist instant. Passengers : Mrs. W. Walker, Miss Walker, Mr. and Mrs. N. Bartler, Miss Bartley, Ber. J. Cameron, Messrs. D. Murphy, W. Boutherland, T. A. Difcbs, T. Jones, M. B. Daris, W. H. BUerker, and 9 in the steerage.
MELBOURNE. April 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
MELBOURNE. April 28. The motion introduced into the Legislative Assembly for voting a sum of money as com-&lt;*> pensation to his Excellency the Governor for his sudden recall, has been postponed for further consideration until Tuesday. The trial of Dr. Beaney, the surgeon, has been adjourned. Sugar is again advancing in price in the mar ket, and the demand is larger. Mays. His Excellency the Governor has now de cided upon returning to England by H.M.S. Curagoa. A portion of the salmon ova, which arrived here recently from England, has been sent to Tasmania. The trout ova has been retained in the colony. Mr. Balfour's motion respecting the recall of his Excellency the Governor has been carried. May 3. Kerosene is rising in pries. Teas are lower. May*. The trial of Dr. Beaney has been postponed to the 12th insUnt. Sugars are higher in the market. Geneva gin is one shilling per gallon higher. All spirits are advancing in price. Kerosene is firm at 6s. per gallon.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
SHIP MAILS. The mails per the Lady Bowen, for New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Tas mania, will be made up and closed at the General Post Office, as under:— For registered letters and newspaper*, at 10.30 a.m.; and" for other letters, at 11 a.m. this day, For letters for Sydney and Melbourne only, by the City of Brisbane, at 12.30 p.m. this day
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
EXPORTS. Pieard, for Adelaide: 21,600 feet sawn timber, A and J. Robertson; 80,000 feet log timber, Webb Brothers. CAPE MOBETON. [by BxacTsic TBTjcamira.] May 4. ArrivaL—Queensland, s., from Northern Ports. Departure.—Tarra Yarra, s., for Sydney, at 8 a.m. A steamer, bound south, passed the port this afternoon. The Melmerby, ship, barques Mary Lawson, Schoolboy, Clan Alpine, and Gleneoe; and schooners Douglas, Octoroon, and Sarah Nicoll are all to anchor off the Pilot Station. The Lady Bowen, •..left Sydney wharf at 6.23 p.m. on Tuesdaj, and cleared the Heads at 7.90 p.m. Next daj at 2.30 a.m. she was off Newcastle, at 8.30 a.m. she wu off Seal Rocks, and off Bmokj Cape at 8.45 p.m. On Thondaj •he passed the South Solitary at 2.30 a.m., the North Solitary at 4.43 am., Cape Byron at 3.25 p.m., and Point Danger at 7.20 p.m. On Friday she passed Point Look out at 2.30 a.m, rounded Cape Moreton at 5.45 a-m., passed through Francis' Channel at 8.50 a.m., and arrired at the wharf here at ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
IMPORTS. Prairie, from Hobart 1 Town: 65 cases jams, 20 bags onions, 2 bags seeds, 165 cases fruit, R. Bulcock; 6 cases seeds, 3 cases jams, Hon. F. £. Bigge; 22 bags onions, 18 cases apples, Cap- tain Robert* ; 2 cases jams, 7 bags potatoes, 3 eases fruit, 1 case flowers, 1 panel roots, Wm. Thornton; 204 cases jams, 168 cases fruit, 18 cases onions, 175 bales hay, 291 bags oats, 26,400 palings, 9400 feet timber, 2250 feet battens, Gh Baft* and Co.; 50 cases fruit, T. Dowse.
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
CLEARANCES. May 2.—Picard, schooner, 165 tons, Captain J. Griffiths, for Adelaide. May 4. -Bultana, Black Ball ship, 1204 tons, Captain T. Williams, for Callao, in ballast. COASTWIBK. May 4.—Sarah, ketch, 43 tons, Captain Alex ander M'lror, for Mooloolah, in ballast.
The Farm & the Garden. AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETIES' SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
The Farm & the Garden. AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETIES' SHOWS. INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION.—The Commissioners have arranged for an exhibition of the productions of Queensland, to take place in Brisbane. Specimens will be received from the 15th of May to the 7th of June, between which dates the exhibition wiil remain oi>en. QUEKSM.AND lIOttTICVLTrRAI. AXD Ar,ttICILTC*AL SO CIETY.— Xext show to be held in Brisbane on the third Wednesday and Thursday of July. Qitknslaxd Pastoral Society.—The Second Annual exhibition of this Society will be held atSpringsure, on Wednesday, the 20th day of Juue. Roy ai. Agricultural Sootktt. Annual Exhibition to take place nt Warwick, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Juue 26 and 27. $4%T The secretaries of Societies will oblige by notifying us of the dates of their next show.
THE EX-SECRETARY FOR INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
THE EX-SECRETARY FOR INDIA. The English Mail, a new monthly publica-&lt;*> tion, the first number of which is to hand by the last mail, thus comments upon the change which has been made by the Imperial Govern- ment by the appointment of Lord de Grey to the important poet of Secretary of Stutc for India vice Sir Charles Wood : — The moment that India has so long sighed for has come at last. Sir Charles Wood is, politically, defunct. Wearied with petitions from the length and breadth of India, and, possibly, afraid to meet any further aesaults from fresh blood in the House, he has committed official suicide. Heaven rest his political soul! Sir Charles Wood, for forty long yean, has sat in the House of Commons, lie may have been endowed with extraordinary quick ness of apprehension, a retentive memory, a clear head, a logical intellect, a mind adapted for the transaction of business, and no doubt he was in every respect the very model of an able, efficient, hardwork ing mini...
A FENIAN REPUBLIC! (From the New York Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
A FENIAN REPUBLIC! (From the New York Herald.) THE second Fenian Congress assembled in this city on Tuesday, and we take ad-&lt;*> vantage of this gathering of the members of the Brotherhood from all parts of the country to tell them a few plain truths and give them a little serious advice. An Irish republic in this country, with its capital at Union-square and its money devoted to the support of a set of officials who cannot govern anything, not even themselves, is manifestly an absurdity. No matter how many resolutions may be passed in favor of O'Mahony, they cannot change the resolu tion of all sensible people to have nothing more to do with this person. No matter how strongly Roberts may be supported, he can never revive the delusive dreams of Fenian independence, which have cost so many people tens and hundreds of dollars. The farce of an Irish republic in America is quite played out, and it is time for the curtain to be dropped and the actors dispersed. The Brotherh...
GOVERNOR EYRE'S DESPATCHES. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
GOVERNOR EYRE'S DESPATCHES. (From the Times.) "THE deplorable events which have oc-&lt;*> curred in the island of Jamaica," are the subject of the longest, and not the least carefully worded, paragraph in the Queen's Speech. Her Majesty informs Parliament that she has instituted an impartial inquiry " into the origin, nature, and circumstances of the recent outbreaks, and the measures adopted in the course of its suppression." She defines, moreover, the object of Sir Henry Storke's appointment in the triple capacity of President of the Council, Go vernor, and Commander of the Forces. Mr. Eyre could not be the judge of his own conduct, yet he could not, as Gover nor, be placed in the position of a defen dant. An "impartial inquiry," there fore, could only be conducted by a new Governor, and "the due main tenance of authority during that inquiry" could only be secured by investing the person selected for this office with supreme military command. Beyond this, and the fact t...
SUGAR GROWING. ESSAY ON THE VARIOUS MEANS USED FOR EXTRACTING AND REFINING SUGAR. No. 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
SUGAR GROWING. ESSAY ON THE VARIOUS MEANS USED FOR EXTRACTING AND REFINING SUGAR. No. 3. (BY T. DE KEATING.) THE natures of the soil, climate, locality, and variety of the canes that tho planter wishes to cultivate are as many as circumstances which have too great an influence over the produce he will obtain to allow him to be dispensed study ing them with great carefulness, in order that he may shelter himself from the inconveniences ■which would otherwise result, or that he may have the benefit of the advantages which the knowledge of their action can offer him. Thus a variety of cane will not thrive well in a certain soil, or even in a country which will suit and ensure the success and growth of another description of cane. Tho season for planting, and consequently that for manufacturing, the care which will be given to the cultivation, the manure which will be used in more or less quantity, the various local influences are all as many muses susceptible to increase or diminish th...
SERICULTURE IN QUEENSLAND. No: XI.—AND LAST. ADDRESS OF THE AUTHORESS TO THE COLONISTS OF QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
SERICULTURE IN QUEENSLAND. No: XI.—AND LAST. ADDRESS OF THE AUTHORESS TO THE COLONISTS OF QUEENSLAND. BY MRS. A. TIMBRELL. MY purpose in compiling this treatise is insti-&lt;*> gated by a desire to introduce a useful industry into Queensland; and my claims to public consideration are firmly based upon the foundation of experience in the field of sericulture. I may perhaps, be excused for indulging in a little honest egotism on thia occasion, inasmuch that I was, personally, the pioneer of thia particular avocation in the colony of Victoria; by which expression, I mean to say that I was the first exhibitor of silk grown in that country; and, in con firmation of this statement it is only necessary that I should refer my readers to the published report made by the judges of silk in Melbourne, on the Ist of March, 1865, where special and distinct mention is made by Messrs. M. L. King, A. Martelli, J. J. Statzer, and Jas. Beid, to this, " the first systematic attempt to ascer ...
DALBY. May 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
DALBY. May 4. To-day was the third of the Annual Race Meeting. The following events came off :— THE PUBLICANS' PURSE, Of £80, with a sweepstakes of 3 sovs. Distance, two miles. This was won by Toll SalL THI TOICXD HAVDICAT, Of £3 each, with £25 added. Distance, two miles. Quadrant came in first. TH» OOHSOLATIOV lUXH, *Of £20. Distance two miles. These were taken by Caliph. It has been raining to-day.
ROCKHAMPTON. April 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. April 30. A public meeting, which was largely attended, was held at Springsure, on April 17, with re-&lt;*> ference to a statement made by the Minister for Lands and Works when on his visit to that place, in regard to the extension of the Northern line of Bail way. A petitioH was drawn up, urging the extension of the railway beyond Westwood to the junction of the Springsure and Clermont roads, in ac cordance with the promise made by Mr. Macalister. A meeting on the railway question if to be held here (Rockhampton) on Friday next There hare been slight showers of rain at Clermont, bat not sufficient to meet the require ments of the miners. There has not been any rain on the Comet, or on the Barcoo, according to latest adriees.
(FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) DALBY RACES. Dalby, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
(FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) DALBY RACES. Dalby, May 1. The Annual Bace Meeting commenced this day. There was a very good attendance (about six hundred) on the course, and the weather was everything that could be desired. Fnn Back. Trial Stake* of £30, for two and three year old hones. Distance, one mile ; weight for Beeswing i Sbcovd Back. Maiden Plate of £80, with a sweepstakes of three sovereigns. Distance, one mile and a-half. This was a dead heat between Eva and Free Selection, and the stakes were divided. Thikd Rack. Ladies' Parse of £45. Mile heat*; weight forage. ran kkat. Skyrocket i UOOBD KKAT. Skyrocket i Focrrra Rack. Corporation Stakes of £50, with a sweep stakes of £2. Distance, two miles; weight for •ft*- Quadrant j noain> dat. The attendance was very good, and there was plenty of good sport. The following were the events of the day:— SAXBT TOWH HAT*, Of IJO sots, second hone to receive £80 from the prise. Dk tanee, three miles. This was a ■Pfcndid mob. P...