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LATEST BY WIRE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) QUEENSLAND. HERBERTON, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
JÄTEST «Y WIRE. '* QUEEHSIiAHD. HEBDEBTOX, April 8. The reported gold find at Boara Pocket is utterly -wrong ; the old Chinese scrapings at Toohey's Creek was the place. Very few claims at Silverfield besides the Company's are on galena. The Albion is doing a big business. GERALDTON, April 4. Mr. Hume Black, M.L.A., addressed a large meeting here on Wednesday evening; Mr. C. Nolan in the chair. Mr. Black spoke for about an hour and a half, dealing with the immensely rich mineral, agricultural, and pastoral lauds of North Queensland, and ex- plained the new Laud Act and labour question. He considered the land in the North could not be surpassed for richness and fertility, hut suitable labour must be provided to work it. The ' question of territorial separation was well received, Mr, Black fully ex- plaining his reasons for advocating separation, and denounced the addi- tional Members Bill, as it would not meet the requirements of the North, lie eulogised both leaders of the House, an...
THE SCHEDULE. The Cairns Land Agent's District. Within Agricultural Area No 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
I ? THE SCHEDULE. - . The Cairns Land Agent's District. Within Agricultural Area No 1. ; Aaa nal ^ Bent* ' pe» Acre. A. K. P. GO 0 0 9C 0 0 83 0 0 84 0 0 138 0 0 109 0 0 105 O O 114 O O IOS 0 0 91 0 0 74 0 0 117 3 0 104 0 0 83 O O .HS.LO.O '86 3 0 100 2 0 107 O O 90 1 0 no i o 1GO O ' o 246 0 0 £ s. &lt;L O'-O'» O O 9 d' 0 '9 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 1 O 1 O 1 Ol 0 1 c 0 1C 01 c 0 16 O :1 .« 0 16 O -l . 6: 0 10 O 16 »I-f O l 6 O' O 8 0 0 3 Â a . &lt;L ?a o :o 3: O O 3' 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 5 O O SOO 5 O O 5 00 5 0 O 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 O O i 5 0..0:f 55 O O 5: O O i 5 O O ! 5 O O I 5 O O ! 2 O :0 1 0 0 1 Jtt.d. Withia Agricultural Area No. 2. 817 O O 0 0 3 1 0 O 300 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 640 0 0 O O 6 2 0 0 640 O 0 0 OC 2 0 0 640 O O 0 0 4 1 10 O 1,290 O O O' O ' 6 2 O O
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
SOUTH AUmtAIJA. I ApiXiiPK, April 6. The cricket match between the Eng- lish eieren «nd th« South Australian fifi teen 'wasSttntunad on-; Saturday. The Englishmen, who went in first, concluded their first innings fis/' St? runs. - A grand discovery has keen made on Gumereehe goMfiald, a nugget weigh- ing taree poands being taus! sanottgat others unearthed. - 1 " ?* °'' * >> '* April 7. The match between the AU England FJsvea aadtl^ Wa Aaatit£aa irtaen resulted in a drawn game. Ina English» men sailed to-day for Eagknd. ***ï û ««»'"..-',- n IS-'i» t- -ft t% ? -.1 ; -Way st-'a* wieksi stwsfcs* Kt» -a ' strj rocket* We've ssea a jp ssa ssas sis, vat ia oar ontaioa the teaiusi why a wieksi eta dent is liks a sky-rockst is satans* he vii gciatíBare st eight. /
THE SCHEDULE. The Cairns Land Agent's District. Agricultural Area No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
I THE SCHEDULE. The Cains Land Agent's District. Agricultural Area No. 1. Portions 1 to 23, parish of Grafton, in the Cairn« Land Agent's District, together with the adjoining forfeited selections nambo red 221 and 305. Agricultural Area No. 2. All Crown Lands within the following boundaries: Commencing at Cooper Point, and bounded thence by a line south-west to the northern watershed of the Johnstone River, by that watershed westerly to the eastern watershed of the Barron Biver, by .that watershed northerly, the watershed separating Emerald Creek from the Clohesy River north-westerly, and a line west to the confluence of Emerald Creek with the Barron Biver, by the Barron Biver downwards about six miles in a direct line to the Gorge ; thence by a line north- west to the northern watershed of the Barron Biver, by that watershed easterly and a line north-east to Double Point ; and thence by the coast southerly to the point of com- mencement, exclusive of the Mulgrave gold- field (G. G...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. April i-Tituoj, n., Capt. HMtiagall. tram *nm*». ii* port». Finikin Mn Jofcwtoaa, Brmbajon. Ibm. J. R. Lanía». Dampier, T. BtrhiinUo». Dari«. »nj JU ia atoeram». Afra JL-Quirain». IA. Cup». Vleu, faon 8»a wr, ri» Briibuue and port*. Co^towîu~I'itZr,,T' Caït* K*gkt"n**U' froB> Apia 4.-Kansas. Capt. Haaptou. from Cook ton. lpn] ?.-Quiraing-, «.«.. dpt. M'Lo»*, tn» Port Dju«la*.
131 PORTS. EX FITZBOY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
131 PORTS. Ex FrrxBOT. I Consigned to Boru«, Philp and Co.-1 buggy and pole, 1 boodle, 2 hairs haniess and ciuhions. Ml*«2elUu*ioii«.-1 «sue iciiiirer, 2 do wine» 4 do oil, 1 do egg?. 1 do sundries, 1 Iwodle pictures. 1 do buts, 1 box opitun, 1 case Biandrie*, 1 i-cliest tea, 2 cases ?atice, 1 ruck-age opium, GO mata rice, 1 case oil, 3 baga pean. 1 code sundries, 1 do rice powder, 2 do bean cakes, 2 do soy, 1 do mwdries, 1 do cucumber, 1 packatre opium, 1 pucka**?. 1 grindstone, 1 case cart* reives, 35 tu*d chaff, 14 «lo potatoes. 6 bule* oaten, hay. 3 do lucerne hay, 1 caw cheese. 1 b-« potato**. 1 pañal, 1 do CM triages, 1 cm/mm cn««a«. h&lt;io Bmcom. * ;iï*s> crockery, 9 .do merchandise. 1 parcel. 1 bale leather, I package. ~1 case plants, 20 boxea candios, 10 do soap, «caaes, 1 trunk, I cask earthenware, 1 case do, 1 do hardware, 1 case, 81 maa ts rice, 5 cases whiskey, 3 do brandy. 1 do bitters, 5 do whisky, 3 do brandy, 2 do rum. Ido Mchnuppa.-Burn», Philp and Co.,...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
DEPARTURES. April i-Titiroy, u, Capt. Niglitingall, for Cook- town. April «.-Fitzroy, u.a., Capt. NiicutiuiraU, for Bris hme. ria pu rt*. Passengera-Mrs. 8rmes, Mn. ¡Stunler. Mías Anderson. Miss Beardon, Mead». Tot. ten. migliih, J. Wood. Ffctnaran, Hansen. F. T. Wimble, Hiiminick. and a m steerage. April 4.-Maranoa, s.a.. Capt. Hampton, for Syd- ney, »»» Briaba ne anil ports. Passengers-Mrs. A. Doney, Kia* Brown. Messrs. Tolson. Towner. Loeven. Pocock. Detrain, and sareral steerage. April 7.-Quirain*. u,, Capt. M'Lean. for Sjrüney, ru Brisbane and ports. Passenger-Mr. T. C. Allen.
Our Neighbours. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) HERBERTON. April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Our Neighbour*. I [FCO» OCE OW» OOBBB8POHDSXTS.3 [ HERBERTON. Anni 3. IT appears by the v Herberton telegram in your paper, and that fruin Cairns iu the HUBKBTON ADVEBTISKB. tliat Mr. linnie Black's audience's in the two toa-ns hold different opinions upon thc matter of Separa- tion. Although unsympathetic, I may men- tion that the member for Mackay had here a most attentive and decorous audience, and that our people have thc luppy knack of being excellent listeners, even when Under- going the procens of hearing disagreeable topics. Mr. Black is held in Ililli esteem by all sides of this population, .nd this w:is amply exemplified hy the large attendance ut the School of Arts Hall u couple of hours after that gcu:lenian arrived in town. His views on the Land Bill were well profounded. Of course. Separation lins its supporters here also, but I think they are very limited ; the prevailing feeling is plainly averse to the movement, which Mr. Black conceived to be due to thc fear of los...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
YICTOBIA, ::"---llttMvvsKsApril"S. The Gypsy Encampment, gat np for the purpose of paying off the debt on the Konian Catholic Church, Carlton, was opened yesterday in the sasssutu of a number of members of Parliament and leading citizens. The camp was largely attended by the public during the afternoon and evening. ? . Two extensive fires broke out in Melbourne on Easter Monday, the second having broke out before the first was extinguished. The premises burnt wen?, Cohen and Co.'i, general furniture dealers, Lonsdale-street ; and Sharp and Sons timber yards, Sand ridge-road. ^ The,,destruction in. the latter.' case waa very-"great, - th« loss being estimated at £17,000 in timber alone/ '?/,' A sad case of murder and suicide was cosamittad -last night ; the . deeeased couple came out about a year ago as single people from England to Adelaide, but having formed an attachment on board ship, they were married on their arrival at Adelaide ; they then came on to Melbourne. Their names wer...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Local Items. The weather during the week has bee* showery, with henry falls of rain at intervals. The total rainfall from 4th to 7th inst, was 3.03 inches, the prevailing wind S.E. Owing to the small attendance the Easter meeting of St. John's church congregation was adjourned until after evening service OE Sunday next, when it i* to he hoped that all interested will endeavour to be present. Caima presented a rather dull and woe begone appearance on Easter Monday, the tew.^w j!^.^ ^r^Jt . .. J Twa any waa ams» aeswp. ams wwec^aTorxaose, but kept as usual a strict holiday for the few persona left behind. A match for 4100 aside ha* been arranged between J. H. Pjme's Soldier BOT and B. Keam's Blue Peter, to take place on the old course om Saturday afternoon between 3 aad 4 o'clock ¡ distance three times round the course. A mat-'h has also been araanged between B. Smith's Finnigan and B. Keam's Cadah for 4100 aside ; two and a half ...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Oar Brisbane Letter. (FBUM OUR OWX COBBUTOHDECT.) j MR. Justice Pring, after a long illness, died rather suddenly the day before yesterday, and was buried in the after- noon of the same day. It is supposed that the seat on the Supreme Court Bench will bc offered to Mr. Garrick, as it is understood that Mr. Rutledge will not claim it. Indeed, he scarcely could with any propriety, as it is well known that it is his politicul services rather timi» his legal abilities that bare placed him for a time at the head of tlie Bar. If Mr. Garrick docs not accept the position, which is thought to be possible, Messrs. Iteal, (¿.C., and Paul, the District Court Judge, »re spoken of as the most likely candidates. Parliament has been prorogued again till May 12, but is not summoned for destwtch of business even then, lt is said that the Government dp not intend to call it together carly this year unless some urgent necessity should arise. . lt appears, however, at present as if such a necessity is i...
Cairns Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
Cairns Divisional Board. A kEETiNG of the above Board was held at the Divisional Hall on April 1. Present : Messrs. Kenny (acting-chairman), Hobson, Hook, Tolson, Street, and Douglas. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The outward corres- pondence was read and passed. Mr. F. T. Wimble asked, through the chairman) if Mr.. Hobson took his seat at the Boord as member for No. 1 sub-division, and upon being answered in the affirmative, called upon Mr. Hobson to resign. That gentleman remained silent, and the business of the meeting was proceeded with. The chairman announced that he had re I ceived a petition from the ratepayers, pre- sented by Mr. Hook, condemning the action of the Board in the matter of the election of valuator to that body. Upon Mr. Hook stating in reply to the chairman that he had nothing to do with the petition, further than presenting it at the request of a number of the ratepayers. Mr. Hobson said that Mr. Hook's sxplanr tion was worthless...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (F nov ors ows COHKES PONDES TS.) EUBOPBAH HEWS. LOSDOX, April 2.. ? J A cable message from Washington states that General, ßrant is reported to be in à dying condition, ^ül. ; T The death is announced of Earl Cairnsj late' Lord Chancellor. / >,?/> '. Her Majesty the Queen and suite arrived at Aix. le Bains yesterday. The Freneh* Government-* hare re^ eeived lufomattott-that China accepted the proposals to conclude peace made by- M. Jule« Ferry - after. the occupa- tion of Langson. ,; ] , .& News from xtawal* "Pindi, in the north-west Punjaub,: states that since the arrival of the Ameer of Afghanistan lengthy daily conferences hate taken place between him and Earl Dufferin, Governor-General, the Duke of .. Con- naught beiug present on each occasion. War has broken out in South America, owing to an attempt being made bj the Republic of Gutemala to compel the States of San Salvador, Nicuarago, and Costa lfica; to federate. A battle has been fought between...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION^ COMPANY. F|lHE Company's Steamers leave this part EVERY- THURSDAY FOR NORTHERS PORTS, - und EVERY SATURDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHERN PORTS. t**«P»«*j'« tmm Onto.'** nTfcJf. , I THV ~ - - - \mûii Monal Bask, Incorporated under "The Companies Act," . lsftt. " r BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ; QUEENSLAND. Sùbs*Tibcd'Câpital "... ^.(XWjnwt I':ud-up Capital ... '." 5t»J,00O Reserve Fund ; ... ?_? -1H5.00U Gold Knight or forwarded to the Hint for Assay: ' Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits kt Current Kate«. Draf ts ? issued on Head OCcc, Branches and Attenta. Advances made against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual hanking business transacted. WM. CHAS. SMITH. Manager, . Cairns Branch. rjIHE HERBERTON ADVERTISER." -A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10B ] per quarter, or 42 annually, in advance. The " Advertiser " has a large circulation, I and claiuis to be a reflex of the Wild River | tin, silver, and copper mines. ED...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 April 1885
SPECIAL NOTICE TO OWNERS OP RACEHORSES. fl VIE sttestion of s»ne-owaen is called to JL.. the; fact-that tñ. the event of their allowing their horses to mn at any Unregis- tered Meetingr held throughout Queensland, they will be Disqualified from running at I any clubs meeting that is registered with the Queensland Turf Clah-c Vids rule 7 | New Rules: ' By order of the Committee. ; JOHN M'LENNAN, XfENION sad CO. are showing s huge Mm stock of newest dssir"sii at low prices. WANTED Agento for " The Cains* Post" .-? -~ WANTED known that subscribers toi " Tn Canas POST " csa save 5s per | saanas by paying ia sd vane ». FRED. Ï. WIMBLE, AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT, j Land Valuations and General Commission | Business promptly attended to. Liberal Advances made upon good securi- ties. Temporary Office : Corner Spence-street I and Esplanade, nest to the Post and Tele graph Office, Cairns. Clients can rely upon their communica- tions being treated as strictly private and confidential. A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
Special Column. APLIX, BKOAVX AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsville, Dun- geness, Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone Eiver, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Freights apply to BUBNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE AUD SWALLOW'S WHAEF. The s.s ZEUS will leave for the above EVERY DAY (excepting Thursdays) at IO o'clock: ii.m.. K..'turning saxue day, com- mencing on Monday, the StU inst. For Fares and Freights, applv BUENS, PHILP and"CO., Agents. BED. T. WIMBLE ATTCTIOXEEB, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Sellable Valuations made, and Eealizable Market Value quoted. Intending investors can rely upon their interests receiving most careful attention, while Sellers may also depend upon highest market prices being obtained for them. Temporary Office: Corner Spenee-street and Esplanade, next to the Post and Tele- graph Office, Cairns. Church, of England. TJEV. G. E. F. NOBBS will...
APPROXIMATE TIMES OF HIGH WATER AT CAIRNS. FOR THE MONTH ENDING MAY 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
APPROXIMATE TIMES OF HIGH WATEB AT CAEKNS. FOB THE MOXTH ESDCÍQ MAT 13. I 'S Murnini,'. Aft'moon -§ Morniiur. Aft'rnoou li. m. h. nu lu m. bm 116 10 0 10 20 30 9 46 10 5 17 10 « ll 10 1 10 24 10 43 18 ll 36 ll 53 2 ll 1 ll a) S - - - 10 3 U ST H 55 20 - 33 - 5* 4 - _ - a SI 120 141 5 -31 -50 22 1 12 2 40 6 1 9 1 30 23 3 ll 3 42 7 1 47 2 10 24 4 17 4 47 8 2 31 2 54 J23 5 10 540 . 9 320 349 fe» 6 17 C 47 10 4 21 4 55 27 727 7 5fi ll 528 61 23 8 21 840 12 638 7* 29!) li 9 30 13 734 g
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. HERBERTON, April 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUB OWN COUBESPONDEXT.] j QUEENSLAND. HERBERTOX, April 15. This morning's ADVEKTISKK reports details of two separation meetings, Charles O'toan chairman- Thc local league was represented afc the confer- ence by Adam Forsyth. A meeting of the Divisional Board held yesterday occupied all day. A deputation from thc Progress Association waited on the Board re Iso. 3 sub-division. John Collins was appointed clerk to thc Board. Applications are invited for an engineer, to act also as inspector of works. The Jockey Club are dissatis- fied with the Q.T.C.'s new regulations, and will stand out, if not suspended, until after forthcoming racing season. Fine weather yesterday and to-day. Town very dull. COOKTOWN", April 15. There is great excitement here on ' accouut of threatened war with Eussia, I no defensive provisions- being made. Captain Clark, of the Platypus, left yesterday iu the Wentworth with a quantity of dynamite for Thursda}" Island and thc coal hulks. The Ra...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
Local Items. The Elamang on her outward trip South took over 30 tons of tin ore from this port. A Bevision and Registration Court was held on Thursday last, when twenty-nine additional names were added to the electoral roll. The Oustoms Kevcnue collected at this port during the last fortnight amount to JEICO CS Sd. The weather has been variable and cloudy during the past week ; S.E. winds prevailing. Kainfallon the Stli, 0'2Sin ; 9th, (V70; iüth, 0 05in; 11th, 0-02; 12th, 13th, 14th, nil; total, VOoin. The Cairns volunteer movement has been well and promptly responded to, there being no fewer than SI names enrolled. The peti- tion, accompanied by the names of candi- dates, has been forwarded to the proper quarter, but some time must necessarily lapse before a reply is received. The members of St. John's choir have leen actively rehearsing their parts for several weeks post, and the performance to-morrow 1 evening promises to be a success, financially and otherwise, upwards of a hund...