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RANDWICK AUTUMN RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
RANDWICK AUTUMN RACE MEETING. April 28. Tbial Stakes. Four son. each, with forty added; distance, Umile. B*«y 1 Msivernft 2 Acbtbaliab Jocxby Club Two Ybab Old Stabbs. Tea sots, each, hX, one hundred added; dis tance,! mils. Fishhook 1 Daylight \" m 2 Tmb Acttbaltab St. Lbobb Stakbs. Thirty tors, each, hX, 39 subs.; distance, If auk. Piteford 1 GftseUs ..'. 2 Bulgenbar S Tbb Publicans' Stabbs. Seven sots, each, hX, seventy added; dis tance, 2| miles. Warwick 1 Tbb Donoabtbx Handicap. Seven sots, each, hX, seventy added; 11 subs.; distance, 1 mile. Dnadee 1 xwfsjcelet ... ... ... ... 2
RANDWICK RACES. SECOND DAY. CHAMPAGNE STAKES, [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
RANDWICK RACES. SECOND DAY. CHAMPAGNE STAKES, Of IS sovs. each, 80 sovs. added; distance seven furlongs. This race was won by Fishhook. XAXDBV STABBS, Of 10 sovs. each, 150 sovs. added; distance, limile. Cossack ... ... ... ... 1 TKB SKLUBa STABBS, Of S sovs. each, 35 sots, added; distance, 1} mils. TBB SYDNEY CUT, Value ISO sovsv, and 200 sovs. added to • handicap sweepstakes of 20 sovs. each; distance, Smiles. Yattendon 1 Sultana 2 Falcon 3 wavbsley stabbs, Of 6 sovs. each, with 60 sovs. added; dis tance, li sails. Warwick ... ... ... ... 1 Notwithstanding the Tery tempting offen made by Queensland this season to the sporting men of the other colonies, we are siren to un derstand that there will be fewer nones from the Sooth than usuaL Mr. Tait expresses his regret that he is unable to risit us this year, and when we remember that we were indebted to that sportsman for the pleasure of seeing such horses at Zoe and Volunteer run on the Ipswich coarse, the regret will be shared by a...
GRAPE VINE CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
GRAPE VINE CULTIVATION. Yours. JNO. FARMER. Oxley Creek, May 2. SIR: You have already kindly supplied us with useful information relative to the grape vine. As to quality of land best suited, quality of fruits best for table and best for wine. Also quality of manures and time for applying them. Perhaps you will kindly supply more useful hints as the proper distances to be observed when planting. Trenching deep is slow and expensive work. It should be every man's aim to get as much as he can into his land con sistant «ith proper management. Somes of us here are for single poles, while more are for the espaliers. Perhaps you can point out the material differences. I need not say which is the easiest to [Our own choice for training the vine, in this climate, is the trellis. It i« best, in our opinion, for spreading out the foliage, for protecting the fruit, and for safety in case of high winds. We trust that some of those correspondents who hare already favored us on the subject of gra...
LOGAN RIVER AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
LOGAN RIVER AFFAIRS. Yours. TRAVELLER. Brisbane, May 3. SIR: My attention having been drawn on Saturday last, to a remark in your Logan cor-&lt;*> respondent's letter respecting Eden's ferry, but he does not allude to many other defects in the I working of the same, which it is the duty of the Government to see remedied. When it was reported that they had taken the ferry from Stone into their own hands and had leased it for two years to Mr. Eden, on a proposition from that gentleman to make various improvement* on the old system, the public naturally imagined that many benefits would accrue to them by the change. But the Government having granted the lease on certain conditions, have seemingly not thought it worth their while to a sccrtain whether their lessee was performing his portion of the contract, or carrying out the regulations en forced by the Act. One complaint against Stone, was, I believe, that people wero kept waiting some time before they could cross the ferr...
WARWICK. April 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
WARWICK. April 30. On Friday evening last a man named Lee, a miner, living at Pike's Creek diggings, cut the throat of a woman named Mary Ann Kettle, to whom he had been paying his addresses. He afterward* attenfpted to eat his own throat In neither caae were the wounds fataL Both the man and the woman were brought to the Warwick Hospital, and are likely to recover. May 4. A mah named Coo, a fanner residing at Free stone, was thrown from his hone in town to day and killed on the spot, his brains being knocked oat. He hat left a wife and family. There hare been light showers to-day, and there an signs of more. Trade is quiet.
Telegraphic Intelligence. IPSWICH. April 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
Telegraphic Intelligence. IPSWICH. April 30. AN accident occurred here yesterday, but fortunately no serious injuries resulted. It appears that seven gentlemen were riding in a "sociable," when the horses bolted; some of the occupant* jumped out, and sustained eon tuskras, but not of a dangerous nature. The driver succeeded in pulling up the hones, and the principal damage was the breaking of the pole of the conveyance. Mr. George F. Boss, the landlord of the Victoria Hotel, died this afternoon after a few hours' illness. Mayl. The funeral of the late Mr. G. C. Boss took place to-day. It was attended by a large num ber of persons, including those who occupy very respectable positions in this town. There have been slight showers to-day. A fair business has been doing in town.
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. (For Wiolesale Price* tee - Commercial.") Bread, o\ to 6d per 2-lbloaf Flour, Adelaide, 22a 6d to tit per 1004 bbs« Chilian and CaUfornian, S0» to 22s Beef, 3d to Id per Ib. Mutton, 4Jd per lb. Pork, «d per lb. Veal,6d. Tea, 28 to 3« i>er lb. Sugar, 4d to «d per lb. Butter, 2s to 2i 3d per lb. Eggs, 2* «d per dosen llaras and Bacon, English, Za 8d per lb. Bacon, Colooial, la 2d per lb. Cheese, Colonial, 1« 3d; English, Za Poj-toeg, Us per cwt. Sweet Potatoes, 7a 6d to 8s per cwt. Pines 3d to la each Bananas, l&lt;)d ]«r dozen—searoe Pumpkins, (is per cwt, Id per lb. Cabbage, 2d to ttd each—scarce Carrots, 3d to 4d per bunch Onions, 4d per lb. Apples, 6d to 2a Turnips, 40. per bunch Green Peas, 3m per peck Orange js per dozen Tainatas, id per lb. Maize, Queensland, 5s 9d to 6s 6d per bushel Maize meal, 2Jd per lb. Bran, 2s to 2s 3d per bushel Seed oats, 7s per bushel; barley, 6s 6d. All vegetables scarce.
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. Cooks, £38 to £38 Bosh Carpenters, £5S to Housemaids, £391« £38 £«5 Nurses, £15 to £33 Butchers. £30 to £55 Laundresses, £30 to £31 BaJten, £10 to £90 General servants, £18 to Stockmen, £10 to £55 £20 Bullockdriven. £«0 to £62 NursegirU, £5 to £1S Ditto, for overbading, £15 Married Couples (accord- to£tio ing to distance), £50 to Ditto, for farms, £Wto£st £40 Useful men, £15 to £58 Ploughmen, £40 to £53 Cooks, men, £33 to £80 Gardeners, £40 to £38 Tradesmen, 9a to 12s per Milkmen, £40 to £50 day Shepherds (according to Karries, 7s to 8a per day distance), £40 to£s3 Laborers, 6« to 7s per Ilutkeepers (according to day. distance), £26 to £31 With the exception of female serranti, men for stations in the interior, shepherds, and for the railways, the demand for labor is dull at the present time.
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) IKFOrin>XD at Springsure, from Pinnacle Plains, 10th April, 1866, by Henry Ricliards, Esq. Driving, £2 25.:—517 sheep, different sexes, branded like C and various ear markf. If not released, will be sold on the 15th May, 1866.—Wm. 11. Babvktt, Poundkeeper. Ixpocndkd at Ipswich, from Mr. J. Panton's cotton field. Trespass, si.:—l iron-grey mare, 5 near thigh, F over i conjoined off shoulder, M over M and F over i conjoined near shoul der, star, near hind heel white. If not released on or before 25th May, 1866, will be sold.—A. Hasinkaxp, Poundkeeper. Impounded at Bockhampton, from Belooniba, 16th April, 1866, by A. M. Thompson, Esq. Driving, 14«. 4d. per head:—l chesnut mare, blotch brand like J near shoulder; 1 bay horse, old wound on saddle, like JT over JC near shoulder, small star; 1 bay mare, WO nea? saddle, indistinct brand like P near shoulder, PA off shoulder, with bay filly foal, unbranded t 1 grey mare, like No. 3 revers...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
SYDNEY MARKETS. The price* quoted are those in transaction* between the producer and the first purchaser. Flour.—Fine (silk-dressed), £17; second*, '£15 per ton of 2000 lbs. Bran, 1b 4d per bushel. Bread.—4id per 2-lb. l&lt;Mf. Butchers' Meat.—Beef 2(d to 3}d. mutton 2}d to 3d, pork Cd to G}d. real 4d per lb., lamb 4s Cd to 5s 6d per quarter. Poultry, Game, and Dairy Produce.—Fowl* 2s 6d to 3s, ducks 3s 6d to 4», wild ducks 2a to 2s 6J, teal Ib, geese 6s to 7», turkeys 8s to 16s, pigeons Is 3d to Is Gd, rabbits 2s Gd to 3s per couple; roasting pigs 5s to Gs each; butter Is Gd to Is 9d, cheese 7d to Bd, bacon and hams 9d to lOd, lard 7d to 8d per lb.; eggs li 6d to Is 9d per dozen. Vegetables.—Potatoes 4a to sb, oiuoub 16* to 18s per cwt., cabbages Is to 6s, lettuces, Is to Is 6d, pumpkins 3s to Bs, marrows 2s to 3s, cucumbers Is to 2s per dozen, turnips Is to Is Gd, carrots 2s to 2s 6d, parsnips 2s to 2s 6d, beetroot 3a to 6s, leeks 3s to Gs, rhubarb, 2s to 3s, celery 9s to ...
TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL REPORT. Report of patient* in the Toowoomba Hospital for the week ending April 29. Receiving out-door relief, 4 adult* and 3 children. Visiting Surgeon for the week—Dr. Stacy. Visiting Committee—Mesir*. Junes Taylor and Frederick Rawlins. Thx following v a return showing the classifi cation of persons detained in her Majesty's gaol, at Brisbane, for the week ending April 28:—For trial at Brisbane, 1 male, 2 females; for trial at Maryborough, 8 males; imprisonment, 21 males, 12 females; on remand, 2 males ; hard labor on the roads, 19 males; hard labor in the gaol, 72 males, 3 females ; non-payment of fines, 4 males; lunatic, 1 male; making a total of 128 males and 17 females. Wi perceive by the Melbourne papers that the attention of the Government has been called in Parliament to the existence of a French penal settlement in New Caledonia, to which it is said the wont class of felons are transported; and the Gorernment were asked to urge upon the Home Gorernment t...
BRISBANE HOSPITAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
BRISBANE HOSPITAL REPORT. Iv-doob patients remaining last week ... 96 In-door patient* received durimg the week ending April 26,1866 22 Ditto discharged ditto 18 Ditto died ditto 7 Ditto remaining in hospital 100 Out-door patient* receiving medioal treat ment 91 Out-door patients receiving relief in money and rations 144 Out-door patients are requested to attend daily at 10 a.m. Visiting Surgeon for ensuing week, Dr. Grunn. J. Ruaooini Lavbdowv, House Surgeon.
REVISION COURTS. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
REVISION COURTS. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. BEFORE E. Sheppard, Esq., Judge of the District Court, H.H. Massie, Esq., P.M., Mr. H.R. Buttanshaw, Mr. J. Petrie, and Mr. A. Lempriere, Justices of the Peace. Lempriere, Evidence was taken in support of the chums of those persons who desired to hare their names entered on the electoral rolls of North Brisbane, South Brisbane, and East Moreton, respectively, but whose claims had been previ ously disallowed, in consequence of their appli cations being informal. Thirteen people ap peared in answer to the notice in the papers, and eight of them produced evidence that satisfied the Bench of the legality of their qualifications. The other fire were disqualified, owing to tieir being engaged per week, at an income amounting to £100 a-year, instead of being engaged yearly. Those persons who failed to appear yesterday in answer to the summons, can prove their claims this day, by the production of such evidence as will satisfy the court. The name of Willia...
ABOLITION OF DISTRICT COURTS. PUBLIC MEETING AT DALBY. (From the Herald, April 26.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
ABOLITION OF DISTRICT COURTS. PUBLIC MEETING AT DALBY. (From the Herald, April 26.) A PUBLIC meeting, convened by his Worship the Mayor, was held at the School of Arts, on Tuesday evening last, "to take steps for the prevention of the repeal of the District Courts Act." The attendance was large, and great interest was manifested in the proceedings. The Major (Mr. J. Milstead) having read over the requisition, desired the meeting to elect a chairman. Mr. Ryan moved that his Worship the Major take the chair. Seconded by Alderman O'Keeffe, and earned. The Mayor then briefly stated the object of the meeting. Mr. Roche proposed the first resolution, and in doing so said mat he wished to say a few words in reference to the subject about which they had been called together that evening. Many of them would remember the great in convenience occasioned in this district by having to attend the supreme courts of the colony. They who resided only sixty miles from Too* woomba, had experienced thi...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
Holloway'b Pitu.—Bilious affections and stomach complaints, induced bj atmospheric heat or too liberal diet, if not early checked, are often attended with serious consequences. When anyone finds his ideas lees clear than usual, his eyesight dimmed and his head dizzy, while he is indisposed for all exertion physical or mental, he may be quite sure that he is in immediate need of some cooling and purifying medicine. Let him send at once for a box of Holloway's Pills, after a few doses of which his head will be clear again, his spirits be elevated, and all his energies be restored. Printed directions for the guidance of patients in the use of this ad minUe inedicine are affixed toerery box. [xdtt.]
Country Intelligence. THE LOGAN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) May 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
Country Intelligence. THE LOGAN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) May 3. THERE is not the least doubt that the new Land Bill has greatly disappointed every farmer's expectation. I hear great complaints made in this neighborhood, and everybody feels everybody that the " Comprehensive Land Bill" is just another step below the bill of 1863 ; just such a sliding step as that of 1863 was below the original bill of 1860. There are, no doubt, a lot of nor*l ideas proposed, but where are the improvements for farmers on agricultural re serves P They are simply sliding away. It may be all well enough to leave the fencing clause out and substitufe a valuation scale, which the settler will actually benefit by so far as returns are concerned ; but where is the leasing clause ? Decidedly detrimental to agri cultural reserves will the best of schemes be if it cuts out that particular advantage. Go vernment may say that that advantage has never been taken to any extent; but then it was never likely to...
THE LAW OF PARTNERSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 5 May 1866
THE LAW OF PARTNERSHIP. The following is a copy of the bill to amend the Law of Partnership which has been read a second time in the Legislative Assembly:— Whereas it is expedient to amend the law relating to partnership Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Queens land in Parliament assembled and by the autho rity of the same as follows— 1. The advance of money by way of loan to a person engaged or about to engage in any trade or undertaking upon a contract in writing with such person that the lender shall receive a rate of interest varying with the profits or shall receive a share of the profits arising from carry ing on such trade dr undertaking shall not of itself constitute the lender a partner with the person or the persons carrying on such trade or undertaking or render him responsible as such. 2. No contract for the, remuneration of a servant or agent of any pers...