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The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies.Weekly. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Z£\\t ^fairiK post. THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies.Weekly. Locail Items. In another column will be found the new timber regulations under " The Crown Lands Act of 1884," recently issued in the GOVERN- MENT GAZETTE. The new regulations con- tain alterations of a most radical nature, likely to affect the timber industry to an important extent, arni to the detriment ot the timber-getter. On Saturday night the Archer brought among her cargo from Cooktown 1000 mats of rice, 30 half-chests of tea, -100 boxes of tea, 50 cases of gin, two cases containing 10,000 cigars, and 18 packages of sundries, consigned to Messrs. Burns, Philp and Co. These goods were ex the Johani, s.s., from Hongkong, and should, but for somejmis understanding, have been landed here straight from that vessel. We have fre- quently pointed out the disadvantage from which this port suffers by the China boats discharging their cargoes intended for Cairns at Cooktown, by which not only is there incurred th...
Revenue Exports. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Kcveuue and Exports. THE following are the Cnstoais revenue and export returns for the month of March as compared with the corresponding period of last year : CUSTOMS BEVEXCE. Fortnight|ended March 31, 1SS5 ¿4C5 8 do do 1881 317 8 4 Increase : ... ... JËU7 19, 9 Month ended March 31,1885 ... JE981 3 9 do do 1881 ... 524 3 Increase ... ... £457 0 C Quarter ended March 31,1885 Jti&US 14 do do 1881 1992 0 Increase ... ... JÊOU 8 Quarter ended March 31,1S82 .£»¡79 1 C do do 18S3 1217 -?* 'l do do 1881 1992 «' do do 1883 2G3C l l EXPORTS. ? March, 1885; Tin ore.C2 tons 6cwt ... ... £27Câ Tin, smelted, 3 tons 2cwt ... ... 240 Silver ore, 5 tons ... ... ... 1000 Molasses, 31 tons lOcwt ... ... 120 Hides . ... ... 23 Other items ... ... ... 137 Total ... X42S5
Public Meeting. ADDRESS BY MR. HUME BLACK, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Public Meeting. ADDRESS BY MR. HUME BLACK, M.L.A. Ox Tuesday evening Mr. Hume Black, tile, member for Mackay, addressed a public meeting in the Divisional Hall on the various political subjects of interest «nd affecting the North of Queensland. A large gathering, estimated at about -100, assembled to hear Mr. Bbick's views on the current topics of the day, and listened,* itu earnest attention to bia minarka throughout tb« meetixur, bein g one of th© most orderly wet'heW in' Cairns. The chair was taken at 8 o'clock by the acting-chairman of the Divisional Bonni, who, in a few appropriate words, introduced Mr. Black to the meeting. Mr. Black, on rising, was received with much applause, and said he experienced much pleasure at the kind manner in which the chairman' had - introduced him to the meeting, and at their hearty reception. The trip which he had undertaken to the North, and which was now drawing to a conclusion,, was actuated by a desire to see the people and express his views ...
IMPORTS. Ex RANELAGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
DIPOBTS. Ex BJUHUOH. I Consigned to Jack und Kewell.-« grindstone*, 1 cone cricket matting. ' Consigned ta Wrns. Philp unakCa.-l palter Boreel. Miscellaneous.-1 pksayh, 6 'f-eane« At, 1'k.ii cartridges. 5 bags race. - kegs blucatoae, 1 tkircvl cigarettes, 1 case opium, 1 do cheaxe, 2 boxes opium, 3 cases sundries, t do merchandise.-Bnrus, Philp and Co., agents. . Ei GLANWORTH. Consigned to A. Taylor and Co.-3 cases axes. 3 bundles sborels, - do cots, 1 cask hardware, 1 case do, S drums spikes, 17 cases nails, 1 bag seed. Consigned to Kenton and Co.-1 case cartridges, 1 do ironmongery, 1 bundle woodwork. Consnnied to Burns. Philp and Co.-1 case bath brick. 1 do hatchets, * bandle« shovels, 1 coil rope, 1 bundle vu ru, 5 cases ironmongery, leask do, 1package saws. 1 case lamps, 10 do vinegar. 1 do arrowroot, 3 do coffee, 10 hhds ale, 6 cases, 1 do pulleys. Consigned to H. Selig-.-S trunks. Consigned to Hobson, Draper und Co.-10 hhds ale. . Consigned to Richardson and Co.-7 bales ch if...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
DEPARTURES. Miurch Si.-Bunelagb, ».>., Capt. Beel, for Cook- town, via Port Douglas. Passengers-Messrs. .*. Hill. Jin Yen, Gee Wan, and li in steerage. March S6.-Archer, s.s.. Capt. Morris, for Cook- town, via Port Douglas. Passengers-Mr. J. Ford, and 5 in steerage. March S8.-Kanelagh, S3., Capt. Beel, for Brisbane, via ports. Passengers-Miss Brabazon, Messrs. Phillips, M'Gowan, and 7 in steerage. March Ä-Archer, sui., Capt. Morris, for Sydney, ria Brisliune and ports. March 30.-Glanworth, sj.. Capt. Lee. for Port Duuslas. Piasengers-Mrs. Freeman and servant, anti 1 in steerage. March 30.-Glanworth, s.s.. Capt. Lee, for Mel- bourne, via Brisbane and Sydney. Passengers - in Steerage.
Courts. POLICE COURT. March 29. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Courts. POLICE COURT. M.iroh 29. (Bufc-ro W. K. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) J. J. M'Ardlc rppeared to a summons charging him with Liatliiu^during prohibited hours, Pleaded guilty, and was liued 5¡», aud 3s lid costs. April 1. Johnny You v. M. J. M'Curthy.-Sum- mons for assault uud maliciously destroying property. No appearance of pluintitl'. Ouse struck out. Police v. Mrs. Bridewell.-Summons for abandoning her licensed house, Plea, not guilty. Mr. Milford, for defendant, sub mitted that defendant only acted as agent for the licensee, and therefore was not liable. Information dismissed.
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESEPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. March 27. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Our Neiglibonrs. [FBOX ODS OWS COBRES PO.VDKNT».] HERBERTON. March 2 TBS wet season ia well on. not that we hare had a heavy shower since the thunderstorms, bat light rains that make people feel wetter and more miserable than with the heavier raina. There has been no change in mining mat- ter* during toa week. There have been aérerai crushings at Irvinebank and Watson- ville, and the Herberton mill goes on ag usual. Th» mines working here look wnll, and the Great Northern fully maintains its reputation. In factrig'at through the dis- trict the industry is improving, although worked on a smaller scale than it would be if capital were generally employed. At Newell ton (the Silver Camp) a dam is being pre- pared, while at Süverfield the company are working their claims, the Albion still Wing the claim par excellence. Notwithstanding that several leases .have been taken up adjoining those of the company's, and many claims hare been opened in different direc- tions, nothing has been met ...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. Loxuox. March 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUH OWX COBHESl'OXDEXTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. Loxuox. Mardi 2&lt;>. Muslims Pasha, thc Turkish Ambas- sador, and Hassan Felnny Pasha, the Special Commissioner" from the Porte;" have lind frequent interviews with Lord Granville, ¡ind it is rumoured that thc object of these interviews is to contract an offensive and defensive alliance between England and Turkey. Mardi 27. A Royal message was received bv Parliament yesterday »tating that in view of the grave emergency which had arisen in the affairs of thc country it had been decided to call out the militia and army reserves, the latter for per- manent service. It is authoritatively stated that Loni Granville, yesterday, had an interview with M. de Staal, the Russian Ambas- sador, who informed him that tho Kas- sian Government were considering their reply- to his communication of the Kith instant. March 28. The TIMES to-day publishes a tele- gram stating that the .Russian Govern- ment are massing an army of ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
Uff SOUTH WAUBS. SYDNIY. March 2tí. The Hawkesbury Meeting com- menced to-day, the weather being fine, and the attendance good. The follow- ing are the results :-Hurdle Race : Ingleside«, : 1, ; Javelin, 2 ; Rocket, 3. Ingleside« won by 12 lengths. Bowley Mile Handicap : ' Marie Louise, 1 ; Soldier Bor, 2 ; Orator, 3. Won by two length-'. Claret Stakes: Uralla, I; First Chester, 2; Allandale, 3. Uralla won by half-a-length. Public Auction Stakes: Bebus, 1; Paul, 2; Storm, 3. The winner was sold for £116. Rail- way Handicap : Moonshee, 1 ; Lochin- var, 2; Fernlea, 3. Won by two lengths... i j.... ... .., The HawkMbary.twees were- con- tinued to-day in line but cooler wmther. Resulta :-Snorts Handicap: His Wor- ship, I ; Bocket, 2 ; Rebus, 3. Won by three-quarters of a length. Maiden Plate : Algerian, I ; Crystal and Percy ! ran a dead hast for* second Place. Algerian won by five lengths. Hawkes- bury Handicap*: Moonshee, 1; Merlin,. 2 ; XoratMbjr, S.': Tittie were eleven starten. At ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
COLONIAL AND INDIAN EXHIBI- TION OP is*;. PRESIDENT: H.E.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES. Thc above Exhibition will be opened in London, in MAY, ISSti. and is intended to show- the Progress and Besources of Her Majesty's Colouml :in&lt;l Iuiliun Empire*-_ The exhibits from Qneenslatxil sbonlii com- prise speciuieus of Raw l'roducts, Minerals, Ores, Timbers, Machinery, Manufactures, Education and Science, Art, Entomology, Fruits, ic, Jcc. Commemorative Medals will be given to all taking part in the Exhibition. Exhibits will be carried free of charge. Cases for displaying Exhibits should be made from the native woods of the colony. The Commissioners rely upon the co- operation of the Colonists generally to enable them to make a thoroughly repre- sentative display of the Products and vast resources of Queensland. Any information can be obtained from and communications addressed, to " The Commissioners, Colonial and Indian Exhibi- tion, Brisbane." JOHN FENWICK, t Joint Hon. P. R. GORDON,...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. M.ireli 3S.-Kanelagli, «Cauta. W. Bee!, from UrUl*ue, VÍA ports. l"¡n*«'ii-¿v'rs-Me*or»- W. P. W.lkcr, T. Behau, K. Sturt, Ali làng, and 10 in steerage. Mureil ».-Archer, s.s.. Cap'. Morris, fruin Bjrd IIOT. Tia Brisbane an-1 ports. Piiasennrs -Mi ». JfCor, Messrs.' Eadie. O'Connor. J. W. Ur»n. Dr. Paoli. Au Lee, Ali Duck, Ah Toting-, Chow Wing, and Ii in steerage. Much M.-Banelasîh, HJ.. Capt. W. Beel, from Cooktown, ria Fort DoitgUa. Marchai.-Areber. sj.. Capt.Mbrrii, from Cook- town, ria Port DongUs. Karcha.-Glanworth,«J-, Capt.F. G.L33,from Melbonme, Tia Sydney and lîrislmne. l'aaatmyers Mrs. Holmes, Me**». W. H. Broden, F. Hunter, and 10 in itteerage. March JO.-Glanworth, s.s., Capt. Lee, from Port DJUgLif.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. FJ1HE Company's Steamers leave this port EVERY THURSDAY FOR NORTHERN roirrs, ?. and' EVERY SATURDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHERN. PORTS. For Fares'and Rate* of Freist. ap|»ly at the CowúauyVó'wn,Office, at Wharf. UÜRNS, PHILP and CO. (LIXIT.D), Agents. fyittuiiiii täiwL Buk*. Incorporated nuder "Tho Companies Aet," I Sit». «ANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ; ? QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital " ... ... -tl,i!UM»*» Paid-up Capital , ... ... 3«K»,»KK» Reserve Fund ... ... l»5,OUt Gold bought or forwarded to tile Mint for Assny. ; Interest allowed ou Fixed Deposits at Current Rates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branched and Agents. Adranees minie against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual linking business transacted. .WM. CHAS. SMITH, : Manager, Cairns Branch. " (J1HE HERBERTON ADVERTISER " "A ' Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays und Saturday«. Terms-lite per'quartcr. or Jd annually, ia advance., .The " Advertiser *'&lt;hus a large...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 April 1885
VICTOBIA. MELBOI BXE, March 27. The cricket match between tin English team and thc Combined Aus- tralian Eleven was concluded yesterday. Thc Australians continued their .second innings, which closed for a total of 143, thus leaving the Englishmen the vic- tors by an innings acd !*> runs. The following are the total scores:-English team, tint innings, 3SU ;. Australian Eleven, first innings, lti3 ; - second innings, 143; total, 306. Thc match was a financial failure. After playing in Adelaide thc English team will depart for England. Barnes was committed for trial yes- terday for the murder of J. B. Slack. Barnes pleaded guilty to the magis- trate, who told him there was no plead- ing in that court. Evidence was given to the effect that Barnes confessed having concealed himself under Slack's bed, and afterwards cut Slack's throat. The medical evidence went to show that Slack had probably been throtled before his throat was cut, and also that Barnes had been watched for a number of...
The New Land Act. LAND OPEN FOR SELECTION IN THE CAIRNS DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
The New Land Act. LAND OPEN FOE SELECTION IN THE CAIk-NS ; DISTRICT. THE following proclamations were issued in a supplement to the GOVEKNVENT GAZETTE, dated the 21th ultimo, defining certain Crown Lands as agricultural areas, and declaring particular lots open to selection under the Crown Lands Act of 1884, together with the annual rents and purchasing prices of the same : In pursuance of the power and authority in me vested under the provisions of " The Crown Lands Act of 1884," I, Sir Anthony Musgrave, the Governor aforesaid, by and with the advice of the Executive Council, and upon the recommendation of the Land Board, do, by this my proclamation, hereby define and set apart the Crown Lands described in the schedule hereto as agricul- tural areas for- tho parpases of tile MMI Act Given under my Hand and Seal, at South- port, this twenty-fourth, day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, and in the forty eighth year of Her" Majesty's reign. ...
Timber Lieenses. REGULATIONS UNDER. "THE CROWN LANDS ACT OF 1884," AND "THE PASTORAL LEASES ACT OF 1869." SPECIAL TIMBER LICENSES Applications for licenses. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Tiniber LICCDS««. REGULATIONS UNDER. "THE CROWN LANDS ACT OF 1884," AND "THE .PASTORAL LEASES ACT OP 1869." Srcciii. TntBU Licnsss. Application» for licensei. 25. applications for special licenses to cat and remore timber from Crown Lands must contain a clear and snafcient description of the boundaries of the land over which the applicant desires to exercise the exclusive right of cutting timber, and must also be accompanied by a plan from actual survey, s bo wisc the boundaries of the land applied for. as marked on the ground by a licensed surveyor, and a corner tree must be marked on the ground and referred to on the plan. License fee to be paid at time of application. 2C Aa license fee of five pounds for each square mile, or part of a square mile, must be paid by the applicant for a special timber license at the time of lodging his application, unless that time is after the 30th day of June, in which case one-half that fee only need be paid; and the com- missioner shall thereupon...
Our European Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Our European Letter. ! traoif ons oms coxKK&rONBEXT.) J THE greatest excitement was caused iu Loudon and throughout the country ou thc announcement by thc War Omeo, on Thursday afternoon, February 5, of the receipt of a telegram from Lord ! Wolseley with thc nows that Khartoum had fallen into thc hands of thc Maluli ! on January 21!, ami that the fate of (iiucral Gordon was uncertain, lt j seemed so hard, that just when assist- ance, was within reach, and after the gallant resistance that that noble officer had successfully made for ucarly twelve months, together witli thc incredible »jiced and daring with which the effort of tb« English army to relieve that city had been made, that it should at last bi* captured. Public opinion justly blamed the Government for thc tardy way iii which tlicy at iirst set about its relief, and the deaf car they had persistently turned to Gordon's request for assistance. From later reports there' is scarcely any doubts but that treacherv opened...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. A Grand Concert, TENDERED BIT THE CHOIR, Will bc given in AM of the Funds of the above, 1X TI [E DIVISIOXA L HA LL, on FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 17. PROGRAMME. PABT.l. 1. Chorus-" The Hardy Norseman" CIIOIK 2. Comic Song-" Broken down" Mr. HILL 3. Ballad-" Yesierdav" ... MU« WBIKDK 4. Glee-" The Cuckoo * ... Cuoin 5. Ballad-" Good-bye at the door" ll Us M'COOKBK C. Recitation-" Hearts Charity" Miss H. LOEVSN 7. Glee-" Star of Ptace" ... CHOIE S. Song-"In Port" ... Mr. MEL-LOCK 9. Glee-" Never forget the dear ones " CHOIB j 10. Song-" In the gloaming " Mrs. M'KAV 11. Glee-"The sleigh song ... CIIOIK ' Interval of 10 minutes. PART II. THREE THRILLING TABLEAUX, | " FATHER COME HOME." SOLO-Miss JESSIE M'COOSIBE. Interval of 10 minutes. PAKT III. 1. Solo and Chorus-"Gold. Gold. Gold' Mr. HILL ASDCIIOIK ¡ 2. Comic Song-" Widow Dunn" Miss BUHNS ! 3. Song-" Our Jack's come home to-day" Master WBI EDE I ?V. G'ce-" Come brothers tune tue lay*' Miss A. WBIEDE C. Song-" The ancho...
Easter Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Easter Baees. . TBS only sports provided for the public ot Cairns aa Raster Moetlay wera the races held on the old racecourse, and the good programme provided had the effect ot bruis- ing together a very fair attendance of spectators, notwithstaadiag the «eather being bj no Beans pleasant, heavy showers of rain coming does at internals throughout the day. Most ot the events «ere well con- tested, and considering the difficulties under - which the stewards laboured, everythUur passed off satisfactorily. The following is the result of the day's raciug : Hurdle . Bace, handicap of 20 SOYS ; over sis hurdles ; twice rasad. Mr. J. H. Pyne's Soldier Boy, aged, list 1 Mrs. Burke's Cos» mo tore, aged, lOct .... t Mr. F. E. Johnstone'* Leonora, aged, Sst ?. 3 This «ss a very pretty race, all the horses taking the jumps ia fine , style, until the sec. .nd time round, «bea '' Leonora fell, but Soldier Boy proved too fast for bis com- panions, and won very- easily. Too' Late also started. Maide...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Spacial Coli APLIN, BROWN AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. fWlUE above Company intend running a -L a Steamer between Townsville, Dun- geness, Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone Eiver, leaving Townsville avery Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fores and Freights apply to BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE AND SWALLOWS WHARF. The iji ZEUS will leave for the above EVERT DAY (excepting Thursdays) at IO o'clock &au.. Returning same day, com- mencing on Monday, the 8th inst. For Fares and Freights, apply . BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. FRED. T. WIMBLE AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Reliable Valuations made, and Realizable Market Value quoted. Intending investors can rely upon their interest» receiving mostcargful.attention, market prices being obtained for them. Temporary Office: Corner Spence-street and Esplanade, nest to the Post and Tele- graph Office, Cairns. Charca of Bwflanfl REV. G. E. F. NOBBS will (D.V.) con- duct Divine Service at ll o....