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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
SHIPPING. AEEITAXS. I April 9.-Banalagh. s.s., Capt. Beel, from Bristow, Tia ports. Passengers-Messrs. Evana, O'Bonrke, ?Whitford, Hidden, ! Smith, Gulliver, Flanagan, Bodger*, and 12 in steerage. Aprils.-Guthrie, s.s.. Capt. Darke from Adelaide. April ll.-Warrego, s.s., Capt.PUfllips, from Cook- town. April IL-Banclagh. s.s.. Capt. Beel, from Cook- town. April li-Elamang, s.s.. Capt. Lake, from Sjduey, via brisbane and ports. Passengers-Xessrs. A. D. Lemington, S. Baker, W. Holden, and 8 in steerage. April 14. - Eluuanir. Capt. Lake, from Fort Douylas. April 15.-Burdekin, sj.. Capt. Keir, Irora Towns- ville, via Johnstone River. Passeaser-1 in steerage*
IMPORTS. EX RANELAGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
DEPORTS. Ex RANELAGH. j Consigned to Jack and Newell.-1 ease tobacco, 4 cases. Cousn*ned.to J. Macnamara.-2 biles chaff/-* bags onions, 5 i-case» fruit, 5 kegs butter, 9 bags potatoes. ViaMUtineous.-1 "parcel litho*. 1 parcel books, 1 Pckm^rc saddlery, 1 cane, 1 bag- seed, 2 cuses kerosene, 1 case aafcdries, 2 do jams, 2 do tinned fruit, 1 do cocoa, 1 do currants, 5 do marmalade, 5 do milk, 5 do ? jams, 8 cedar planks, 1 portmanteau, 1 case drapery, i bale paper, 30 sacks flour, IO cases plants, I goat, 2 | mats beaus, 2 do hats, S do sundries, I do candles, I | jar, 2 cases sauce, I do oil, 1 do soy, 1 bag- rice, 1 do Deans, I case beans, and 1 parcel medicine. Ex ELAMANG. Cousnnied to Hobson, Draper and Co.-20 cases stout. 2 do whisky. Cou-ñ;rued to Burns, Philp and Co.-1 case mer- chandise, 1 do bolts, ie. Consigned to Jack and Kewell.-10 cases flour, 1 ¡ hu*r sago, 1 case cocoa, 3 boxes raisins, 5 cases fruit, 1 1 do peel, 1 do herrings, 1 do haddocks, 1 keg soda, 1 case sundrie...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
DEPASTURES. April S.-Hanelagh, s.s., Capt. Beel, for Cooktown. Psasenirers-Miss Welsh, and 10 in steerajrc. April H.-Ranelagh, S3 , Capt. Beel, for Brisbane, via ports. Passengers-Mrs. Thomas. ¡Mrs. Harri- son, Mrs. Ah Hee. Messrs. Durlinjr. Clarke, Brunet, Arrowsmith, Thomas, J. F rea nj. Ah Hee, and 10 in steeruffe. April IL-Warrego, s s.. Capt. Phillips, for Syd- ney, Tia Brisbane and ports. Apil K-Elanianir, s.s.. Capt. Lake, for Port Douglas. April 14.-Elamang, s.s.. Capt. Lake, for Svdney, via Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Mrs. C. Gar- diner. Messrs. Lanfer, Muir, Brown, and 1 in steerage. April 15.-Burdekin, SA. Capt. Keir, for Towns- ville, ria Johnstone BiTer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
1>~ TirE IXSOLVKXT ESTATE Oi* G. S. DAVIS. ALL persons indebted to this Estate are requested to pay the amount of their respective accounts to my agent, Mr. H. T. Douglas, whose receipt wül be sufficient discharge. AU accounts remaining unpaid after Saturday, the 4th instant, will he sued for without further notice. AV. POCOCK, Trustee. Cairns, 2nd April, 1SS5. FEED. T. WIMBLE, AUCTIONEER. LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Land Valuations and General Commission Business promptly attended to. Liberal Advances made upon good securi- ties. Temporary Office: Corner Sponce-street and Esplanade, next to the Post and Tele- graph Office, Cairns. Clients can rely upon their communica- tions being treated as strictly private ¡md confidential. ALLOTMENT LAND, Abbott-street, for Sale. PEED. T. AVIMBLE, Land and Estate Agent, Cairns. FOR SALE, large supply BUILDING PILES. Apply FRED. T. WIMBLE, Cairns. GLOBE HOTEL, ABBOTT-STREET, CAIRNS. Opposite Post and. Telegraph Office. C. M GOAVAX, PBOPBIETOB. The ...
LAND COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
LAND COTJKT. Amendment of description of the following selections were conditionally approved : 5X1, Mary Belton, lîarron Uiver, 12*0 acres ; 511. Ah Lin£, BariT River, 100 acres ; Clo. K. J. Gorton. Barron River. AM) acres. Certifient*** ¡rm-iited. siil.jcet to ttailifr» re- port.-Charles Edward White, conditional, No. 131 ; John Pettigrew, conditional, No. 63, Adjourned : James Foulis, conditional. No. 1 11. Enquiry re selection No. 309.-Charles h.o&lt;rer8. adjourned. At the adjourned en- quiry the depositions were forwarded to Biisbane in. the usual manner.
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
Our Brisbane Letter. (FEOJI OUE OWJÍ COBBESPI>N-T>EST.) XoTHixo but warlike news lias any interest for us down here just now. lt is as vet uncertain whether England and Russia may suddenly find them- selves at war. it is generally believed that if war does break out it will not Le heralded by a solemn declaration, but will commence by a Russian attack upon the English surveying party at Herat, as soon as the Russians have got their forces to thc front. For our comfort we are assured that the Rus- sians have twenty-five steamers in their Pacific licet, and whereabouts they now are is unknown to us, though pos- sibly the English Admiralty has some information on the subject. Thc Aus- tralian squadron has suddenly dis- persed, going in different directions, with sccnit instructions, and wc cati only hone that they may meet the Russians before they arrive on our coast. The Swinger, HALS., called in here for coal the day before yesterday, and is uff again to Sydney to get under the...
The Soudan Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
The Sondan Campaign. THE following condensed items of re- cent military operations in thc Soudan, taken from papers which arrived by thc s.s. Khedive on Sunday, March 2'S. will be read with interest: A cavish of Ibrahim Bey Ruehdi, who accompanied General Gordon from Cairo, has arrived at Korti from Khar- toum, and gives the following account of the capture of the citv and the death of General Gordon:-At day- light on 2Gth January, laragh Pasha treacherously opened the srate in the southern wall, where the "bulk of the Mahdi's fighting men were close at hand, and they at once rushed into the town. General Gordon, on hearing the confusion, went oat armed with his sword and an axe. He was accom- panied by Ibrahim Bey, chief clerk, and twenty men. Ho went towards thu house of thc Austrian Consul, and on his way he was met by a party of the Mahdi's men, who fired a volley, by which General Gordon was shot dead. Tlie Arabs then rushed on with their spears and killed the chief clerk and n...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
NEW SOUTH WALES. STDSIÏ. April ll. Mr. Dalley received the following telegram from Colonel Richardson, dated Suakin, 9th April :-" One divi- sion mounted battery of the Coldstream Guards, one company mounted infan- try, with New South "Wales infantry and ambulance corps, occupied Han dub yesterday after some opposition. Colonel Spalding, with the artillery, is still at Suakin. thc force at Haudub being under General Freemantle. All well." A fire broke out at 2 o'clock this morning in Trannel's general store, at Cobar, which was entirely destroyed, nothing being saved. The stock was insured for £2000. April 12. Captain Jacobson, of the American schooner Quickstep, who arrived at .Newcastle from Melbourne this morn- ing, reports that on the 6th instant, 25 miles off Cape Howe, he passed a Rus- sian sloop of war under fore-and-aft canvas, and a steamer coming from the eastward, steering W. by S/W. He bad no communication with either vessel. April 13. It is reported that the home author...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
THUBSDAY, APRIL 16. 18S5. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Tire new timber regulation» just issued! by the Government, have caused a sur- prise almost, if not quite, verging on thc sensational amongst a elans of people who deserved better considéra- tion. It will bc conceded by every northern pioneer that the timber-getter is one of a class who has, and eveu does now, expose himself to peculiar hardships, for after all has been said he has been the real explorer ; taking his life as it were in his hand, penetrating into the most inaccessible country in the face of disease, privation, and pos- sible raids from the aboriginals. If he has earned money in the good old times ha certainly deserved it. But a great change for the worse has befallen the timber trade, which, unfortunately may be said of other trades besides. "We are hoping even against hope that this may only be temporary ; but those who have scanned, the prices current for cedar in the southern markets for, the last two years a...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April ll. III consequence of the Premier having received a telegram recently from Sin- gapore, warning him to look out for a Russian cruiser, General Admiral, from the Indian Ocean, Mr. Service wired at once to Sir Hercules Robinson, asking information regarding the movements of Russian cruisers at the Cape of Good Hope. A reply was received to-day stating that five or six Russian cruisers left Capetown in February, some supposed destination Europe, others going in the direction of the Indian Ocean. April 14. A special meeting of the Cabinet was held on Saturday to consider some matters of importance in connection with the defence of the colony. The naval and military commandants were consulted as to (he general effective- ness of the organisations under their control, and reports from both were generally quite reassuring. Captain Thomas said he would be able to chal- lenge the enemy with the navy under his control after four hours notice, and at his reqeest it ...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, April 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (FBOil OUR OWX COKRESl'OXDEXTS.) _ EUBOPEAN NEWS. LOXDOX, April 9. The TIMES to-day publishes a tele- gram, which states that thc Russian pretext for an attack was simply a change of position of thc Afghan out- posts at Peujedih. The Afghans fought stubbornly, and displayed great courage. The Russian loss is reported to be very great, and although severely defeating tlie Afghans, they did not pursue them. The battle was" witnessed by several British officers belonging to Sir Peter Lumsden's fore , who imme- diately ou the engagement being over joined their comrades. Kews of a collision between Afghans and Russians just to hand has caused a great deal of excitement in London and throughout the country. To-day, ou the meeting of the House of Com- mons, thc Government was questioned as to whether it had received any con- firmation of the reports. Mr. Glad- stone made a statement, in which he declared that the Russian attack on the Afghans on the bank of the river j Kust...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. fJlIIE Company 's Steamers leave this port EVERY THURSDAY FOR NORTHERN POUTS, and j EVERY SATURDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHERN" PORTS. For Fares and Rates of Freight, applv at the Company's own Oßiee, at Wharf. BURNS, PHILP and CO. (LIMITED), _Agents. Incorporated under " The Companies Act." j 1S03. HANKERS TO TUE GOVERNMENT OP QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital ... ... £1,000,000 Paid-up Capital ... ... ¿«0,000 Reserve Fund ... ... lKô.OiHl Cold bought or forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed ou Fixed Deposits I at Current Rates. Drafts issued ou Head Ofliee, Brauches aud Agents. Advanees wade anlinst Tin ¡ind other Produce, and all | other usual banking business transacted. WM. CHAS. SMITH, Manager, Cairns Brauch. rjtHE HERBERTON ADVERTISER." A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published oe Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10s | per quarter, or Jti annually, in advance. Tho " Advertiser *' luis a large circulation, and claims to he a reflex of the Wil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 April 1885
IN THE ESTATE OF MAURICE FOX. THIS is to notify that unless all moneys due to the above Estate are not paid on or before the 30th April, 1885, the same will be immediately placed in the hands of my solicitor for rccovery. D. PATIENCE, Trustee. Cairns, April 15, 1885. BniMi«9 Society. AMEETING of persons desirons of form- ing a Building Societv will l>e held in the Divisional Hall on TUESDAY EVEN- ING next, at S o'clock. K. SHAW, Hon. Sec. Photography. LEAVING CAIRNS the 25th April. For a Pew Days longer the Cairns Studio Photos, taken from card size up to 12 x 10 ; Cabinet Views ISs per dizea. Also a lot of Jewellery at Cost Price, by REUBEN GATES. Opposite Wharf. WANTED, a Steady, Middle-aged HOUSEKEEPER, to take charge of Bachelor's Quarters. Applv ll o'clock sharp, at Mr. MCGOWAN'S HOTEL, Abbott street, on Friday morning. PRACTICAL BOOTMAKER - Good Opening in Cairns. Particulars apply FEED. T. WIMBLE, Land and Estate Agent, Cairns. TO LET, Six-acre PADDOCK, securely fenced, we...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 April 1885
LICENSING COURT. The anaual Licensing Meeting was held un Tuesday, before thc Police-magistrate and J. Adams, Esq., JJ?. ; the following liconi'fl being granted - Joseph Hohnes, Mining Exchange Hotel after being cautioned by the Bench for better behaviour in future ; Mary Teresa M'Coy, dob Honte Hotel; Bridget Flans, Queen's Hotel ; George Horatio Thompson, Tattenall's Hotel ; Chas. W. M'Gowan, Globe Hotel ; Mary May Kearn, Court Hosse Hotel; Charles Wilson, Commercial Hots!; Wilna* Frys, Lord Wolseley Hotel (4-sstte). The application of Michael Flauagan, New Haven Hotel, was postpoaed, he not having his new prenuses furnished. - Country Publicans.-Henry Shaw, Packers' Anus Hotel ; W. 8. Alley, Ulverstone Hotel ; William Oordoa, Pioneer Hotel; William Paakin*, Songe Hotel. Transfer -From Daniel Patieaee. trustee ia" the insolvent estate of Maurice Fox, ta Louis» Borke. A geaeral anetioaeer't lieense was granted to J. H. Macnisk. "Kow, darlisg, will yon grant aw sas favour before I f...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 April 1885
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ; ADELAIDE, April 20. On Saturday afternoon the Volun- teer Military Force paraded below Montefiore Hill for thc purpose of in- spection by the Governor. The troops comprised cavalry, field and garrison artillery and reserve, making a total of 75(X). " A large crowd of sight-seers covered Montefiore Hill to witness the evolutions. His Excellency, accom- panied by Major Jervois, inspected the troops, and afterwards complimented them on their soldierly appearance and Waring.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 April 1885
VICTOBIA. MELBOUHSE, April 18. A fearful accident, resulting in the death of an elderly man named Lohe mann, occurred at the powder manufac- tory, Back Creek, Sandhurst, yesterday morning. Loheinann and two lads were employed about the premises, and some pellets of powder having fallen on the hot pip» used for heating thc room they ignited. Lohemann told the two lads to run, expecting he would follow. Shortly after an explosion took place, which destroyed the greater part, of thc building. A~ message was at once sent to the fire brigade, and after some diffi- culty ; the flames were subdued. Lohe manu's body Was found horribly burned and mutilated. It is estimated there waa about 8cwt of powder in the fac- tory at the time of the explosion. ' The Mooro pou» brewery was burned down last night, anda large quantity of beer in the cellars destroyed. The local fire brigade was soon on the spot, but the water supply proved inade- quate. April 20. A large meeting of German colonists was he...
Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 April 1885
Cairns District Hospital. Tm: adjourned meeting of the committee of the above institution wad held at the Court House on Monday afternoon last. Present : Messrs. W. C. Smith (in the chair). H. T. Douglas, AV. D. Hobson, A. A. Wal!, and li. T. Hartley. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The outward correspondence, consisting of the following letters, were adopted :-To the ladies and gentlemen who took part in the late entertainment, thanking them for their services ; to the Minister for Works, com- plaining of the delay in the erection of nev hospital ; to the Colonial Secretary, forward- ing list of private contributors to the insti- tution ; and the acknowledgement of cheques, ic. The inward correspondence was read and received. Proposed by Mr. Hartley, seconded by Mr. Wall, and carried-"That a telegram be sent to the Government for three hospital reception books.' ' The doctor's report showed for the month of March the total number of patients treated amo...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. April 17. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 April 1885
Our Neighbours. £FKOM Oes OWN COBBKSrOXBEXTSj HEBBEBTOX. April 17. THE school funda enthusiasm terminated on Saturday evening with a concert, the pro- ceed» of which go towards a childrens' treat. Thu art union drawing completed the pro- gramme. The W. E. J. C. held a meeting on Mon- day evening re the Q. T. C's new regula- tions. The opinion of the committee is not wuo'ly averse to a general registration in due course, so uracil as the mode the infor- mation was conveyed, by advertisement through the Press. Perhaps a little moro courtesy uinl m little - mn»t" UMJ 1»... suited northern sensibilities. Country horse owners hardly care for Brisbane patronage and orders ; they are able .to get through very well, and if they aie worth noticing; at all by the Q. T. C., it should be by concilia- tory advances, anil not by imperious and arbitrary rugulationa upon which they have not been consultad. Tba Divisional Board held their usual monthly meeting on Tuesday, the whole day being occupie...