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POLITICAL UTILITY OF FISHING. NETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
POLITICAL UTILITY OF PISHING NETS. TIIF following paper was lend by Mr James Smith nt tho monthly comet sa-tone ol (ho Acihnintisation Society and was i ipi in led fiom the leoman, by way of gmng foi m to (ho m amncnls (lint have been recently aiged m the Art/us m fi""01 °^ btate alc* ton auls the dive lopincnt of fish« íes - 'I remember when a box, boing much pur tied by my futliei informing me that tile city of Amsterdam was built upon helling bones which I nfterwmds found to bo die figurative /internent of -i fumdinr fntt Olhu cities îcpose \ ion a simdar foundation, and I propo e to follow up Mi Dindons lnteiesling pipu by u ihort essay on tho pohticul utility ot fishing net» with a view to stiengthen the cllcct which Î trust his special plea ra favor of fisheries lins had upon the public «lind 'Ide people of Scnndiiiavia-the hurdy Northmen who colo ni eil the eastern coasts of Lngland und ovei ian the midland and southern pnits of Em ope _M-UO indebted for then luantnno cuteipi...
AMERICA. (From the Times, April 25.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
AMERICA*. I JJ rom the Times, April 25.) oj. uun coiicspoiuluice dom Ameuta conduis I two pieces ol vu> nnpoitiint liililligclict In the Federal House of Kepie«cutndus u pio [u posnl had act milly been m ide foi the recognition of the Southern Confidenuv , mid though it vv is ol com se no1 nppiovcd it lecuved so much suppoit Unit u motion du ide I ngninst one of its ndiocitis could not bo eiiiued In tin Senate tin Ooimmttio of loiei^n All ins dal dcdbualily ufiiscl lo maintain Ide lnle ii oin (ion of Ide House of R prtsuilntivts condumin tori of n nioiini edie ii gov u niiiint m Mixteo Iluso pioe edin_,s tend to dow thnt tin \niui nins mo at length needing from ihoso vicw»ol nmvu al uii]iiu for tin sakt of which mole linn foi my otlur cuise tdo MU ha» bein maintained Jho Housi of Ucpusiulntius 111 le oiling Hint the Lulled bluies would never lecognise 01 lolculo a luonniihy in Alcxuo did but n sut (ho lamons Momoi dot tuno in its pun I simplicity Un on up it tau of Altxico by 1 u...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. AVEDXESDAY, JUXE 22. bnisBASE.-U n.m. : Jlarometer (corrected), 30111 ; thermometer (shade), 530 ; ditto (dry bulb), 52-7 ¡ ditto (wot bulb), -17'S ; force o'f wind, 1¡ du'ection, S.W.; extent of cloud, 0; weather, fine, clear and cloudless. 3 p.m. : Barometer (corrected), 29099; ther- mometer (shade), 58'S ; ditto (dry bulb), 62'1 ; ditto (wet bulb),-5V9; force of wind, 1; direc- tion, S.AV. ; extent of cloud, 1 ; weather, fine and clear, with light scattered cumulus clouds. (Per Electric Telegraph.) WI.VD AKD WEATHER.-9 n.m. : Lytton, S., and fine ; Ipswich, ,W., and fino ; Laidley, calm and fine ; Toowoomba, calm and fine ; Dravton, calm and fine ; Warwick, N.W. and Uno"; Dolby, S.W. and fine. SYDNEY.-9 a.m. : Barometer (corrected), 30001; thermometer (shade), 51'5 ; ditto (dry bulb), 497 ; ditto (wet bulb), 4G0 ; forco of wind, ß ; direction, W.S.W. ; extent of cloud, 9 j weather, cloud, and gale blowing ; rain-fall during last 21 hours, 0.710.
THE QUARANTINE PADDOCK. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
THE QUARANTINE PADDOCK. TO THE EDITOIl OF THE BltlSlUNE COUÏtlEIÎ. SIB,-AVoiiId you bo kind enough to inform mo »'hollier u society for the prevention of cruelty to animals exists- in Brisbano. My reason for asking the question is Unit attention bo directed lo the process now being curried out in tho government quarantine sheep pnddockjit South Brisbane, of denuding (ho poor miserable animals in thui most wretched paddock of their fleeces at (his season of the year, und in this cold and niisorablo weather. A look at those unfortunate mid valuable animals shiver- ing and shaking must assuredly call forth tho pity of any person. Tulk not of humanity in Queensland after this, when such cruelty to animals is tolerated by n government wo uro led to believe overflowing with (ho milk of human kindness ; nay, I believe such barbarous prac- tico is insisted on by our very humane govern- ment, and that, too, in this enlightened nine teenlji century. Is this, I would ask, tho way to encourage ...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
COKKESPONDËNUli. TUB LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TO TIM CDITOll OK THR musiuxi: 0 ll'llllin. Sut,-Iliavo bend ptoplo rompí im that tho Pi ess docs no1 act with couut polity while it is apathetic with rcspttt to tho proceedings of Iho M LO s Tho nigumuits iidvnnted me thost -that uny institution piofis-ing to bo the voice ol the people should use lts'bo-t en deav unis foi Hio people's good, and although tontiiirv tojiisliee tho ptoplo have no vont in tho iltetion of tho niemturs ol the Uppei House, and tonstqiiontlv eau havo veri little inleiostnnd no liiilh in then doings Ya at the same tune, it is but pohev lo make (he most of bul iiialoiials thucfou, lo get inn good out ol an institution so loustitutul, we must tommtnt upon thui atlions dituism is tht spur to bo appin d, foi liiuo is no stimulant like (he peoples pimso an I uiisiin It i" "ill un del stood In all those who think upon (lu, sub lett nulled no ono inn fail to I now thal all pn'ituul institutions to be just and sintessful, mu...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. &nbsp; &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. BEFORE the Police Magistrate &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DRUNKENNESS.—Colin M'Dougall and John &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; M'Keweon were each fined 10s. for drunkenness. &nbsp; &nbsp; For a similar offence, aggravated by disorderly &nbsp; conduct, William Ibbetson was fined £2. Sarah &nbsp; A. Nicholls charged with drunkenness was dis- charged, she stating it to be her intention to ap- ply for re-admission into the hospital, which she &nbsp; &nbsp; had left on the previous day. VAGRANCY.—James Read convicted of va- grancy, was sent to gaol for a month. &nbsp; ILLEGAL DETENETION OF PROPERTY.—Cribb &nbsp; v. Kelly.—Plaintiff sued defendant for illegally &nbsp; detaining a harmonium and clock, his property. The articles referred to were ordered to be given up to plaintiff. BREACH OF PUBLICANS' ACT.—James M'Cann...
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. JUNE 21.—Pacific, schooner, 60 tons, Captain F. Ives, from Maryborough. DEPARTURE. June 22.—Telegraph, steamer, 700 tons, Cap- tain Audley Coote, for Sydney. Passengers Mr. and Mrs. M'Nish, Messrs. W. S. Roberts, John Taylor, F. H. Hart, and several in the steerage. CLEARANCE. June 22.—Feronia, barque, 329 tons, Captain Sullivan, for Newcastle. Passengers — Mrs. Sullivan and three children, and Miss Sullivan. EXPORTS. Telegraph, for Sydney : 3 packages sweet potatoes, 3 cases fruit, L. A. Bernays ; 7 pack- ages fruit, T. Clarke ; 21 kegs, M. Hughes ; 1 box fruit, Munce ; 15 hides, B. J. Smith ; 41 bales wool, E. H Lloyd ; 5 bales skins, D. Gunn ; 12 casks tallow, G. H. Wilson and Co. ; 1 parcel, Harding ; 1 bag harness, Gordon ; 139 bunches bananas, 22 cases fruit, R. Bul- cock ; 1 package, Mrs. Masters ; 3 cases fruit, &nbsp; Hargreaves ; 8 cases fruit, G. Toms. IPSWICH STEAMER.-The Brisbane will start from the A. S. N. Company's wharf this morn- &...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
Auction Sales. SATURDAY, JULY 1 ELIGIBLE BUSINESS AND BUILDING SITES, fronting Bowen Terrara mid Bruns- wick-street, FORTITUDE VALLEY, p Near to Skyriiig's Butchering Establishment. ARTHUR MARTIN das received instruc- tions from tde proprietor to sell at Hie City Auction Mart, on SATURDAY, July 2, at 12 o'clock, Those really Valuable Propcrlies* »¡hinted between the residence of Mr. Millar (bookseller), and tde paddock of D. T. Mackenzie, with extensive frontages to BRUNSAVICK-STREET AND BOAVEN TERRACE, Only ft minute's walk from tho FORESTERS' ARMS ! Fnymeiifs to extend over a period of IS months. , ' ? 5S75 ~ SATURDAY, JULY 2. 6 0 ALLOTMENTS, Being balance of Unsold Allotments in the celebrated AVEST END ESTATE, Adjoining to the Tents, South Brisbane. 71 SPLENDID VILLA SITES, Comprised in THE KAR1LPA ESTATE, Only one block from the RIA" ER BRISBANE, On the Muin Rond to niLL END. ONE SMALL SCRUB FARM, Containing Six Acres, just below Bulimba Creek, Fronting tdo BRISBANE RIVER. ARTH...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
POETIC CONTRADICTIONS. Man wants but little here below, below, Nor wants that little long. - Dr. Watts. Mun vvuiits a little beer below, And wants thnt little strong.-Nursery Rhymes. This life is most jolly.-S/icd-ipere. Man wus mudo to nioiirn.-Rums. The world is old, oh ! very old.-Alex. Smith. Sweet earth is faithful, and fruitful, and young. Charles Kingsley. Love dies all kinds of deaths.-Crabbe. He hath been five thousand years a boy. Rosaline. L ONDON and BRITISH PROVINCIAL NEWSPAPERS lt.EClJrV.ED by OVERLAND MAIL, Asn NOW ON SALE Bv GEORGE SLATER. Ayr Observer Inverness Courier Bury Times Liverpool Albion Belfast Weekly Press Leicestershire Mercury Caernarvon Herald Leeds Mercury Cambridge Chronicle Oxford Chroniclo Dumfries Bulletin Plymouth Western Dublin Evening Mail Mercury Saunders' Dublin News Rochdale Observor Letter Stockport Advertiser Exeter Western Times Sheffield Times. Hull iindEiislern Times Subscriptions received for nil London mid British Pi-ovineinl Nowspape...
The Courier PUBLISHED DAILY. THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
ÏÏHje Courier PUBLISHED DAILY. " _ fu TIIUHSDJ.Y, JUXE 23, 1SG1. *' A.x amended Savi.igs Bank Bill, or in other words " ¡i Government Savings^Bauk " Ant of 1864," has passed the Legislative Assembly, and is at present under the con- sideration of the Legislative Council. The main features of the measure can he briefly stated. It promises Government security for money (together with interest on such money) deposited in the hands of any officer duly authorised by the Governor under this Act to receive deposits from persons who wisli to place their small pecuniary savings in n place of safety. The Bill, moreover, enables depositors to draw out their investmentp, on the produc- tion of the requisite documents, in any part of the colony in which these authorised Government officers for the receipt of savings arc located. To illustrate our meaning, we will presume to exist a duly authorised officer for the receipt of these moneys at Toowoomba, and another at lîockliamplon. The man who had...
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION. &nbsp; &nbsp; The following very interesting article is taken from the Daily Telegraph of March last. It &nbsp; &nbsp; will show tho difficulties that were experienced in laying down the lines connecting tho Indian Presidencies - The tame lightning, obedient to the hands that drew it down from heaven and manufac- &nbsp; tured the long wires for its path, begins to cross and recross the earth in every direction bearing our instantaneous messages. Long ago we ought to have been in momentry communica- tion with America,-the electric telegraph has &nbsp; made the continents speak together, but thanks to the lingering civil war America and Europe &nbsp; &nbsp; are still as far apart as if Wheatstone's wonder- &nbsp; ful invention were yet to be proclaimed. But elsewhere good work is doing. The snakelike cables are stealing over the lands and under the seas, linking countries and continents ...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY. June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
i its mds TKLKGIUPHIC NKWS. case (won omi TKLEOHAPIHO coiumsroxDENTa.) ?¡¡S 'SiT^' ?' ,a 1(l , Juno 22. His Excellency llio Governor is visiting tho southern districts. Captain Darloy died this day. Tho IÎ.M.S.S. Northam lins sailed, Inking 9000 ounces of gold ¡md 131,000 soveieigns. Maize is rising. Hour is still dull. II.M.S.S. Salamander lins snilod for Brisbane. MELBOUBNE. It is supposed Unit MY. J. M. Grant will fill tho vncnuey in the Cabinet, caused by tho death of the Hon. Bichnrd líenles. There is a depression in tho brendstuffs market. Is consoquoiico of tho very small atfeudiiiiee at the meeting of tho Flood Committee convened for Tuesday lust, it was dceided by those mom- bo» who attended that a meeting should bo ¿ulled for this afternoon, al thrco o'clock, when it is to bo hoped that lhere will bo ii largo at- tendance, in ordor that Hie business of the com- mittee may bo brought to ii termination, and somo satisfactory result bo obtained from their labor». lx reference...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
STEAMER NOWRA. THE above Steamer, which possesses superior accommodation, will bo available for pic-nic or ploasurc par- ti« . or, can bo engaged for towiug vessels at »11 times when due notico is given. "u um J. & G. HARRIS, 5091 QUEENSLAND STEAM NAVIGATION H COMPANY. îSïtv rpHE MAIL STEAMER QUEENS lt JL LAND, -«ill leave for MARY- BOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCK- HAMPTON, on TUESDAY, July 5. 5S JOHN STEPHENS, Secrelavy. USTRALASLAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY STEAM TO SYDNEY. - The CITY OF BRISBANE, 4S hours after arrival. For MARYBOROUGH, GLADSTONE, mid ROCKHAMPTON.- The WILLIAMS, 'TUESDAY, Juno 2S.-No advance in rates. * TO IPSWICH The BRISBANE, This Day, THURSDAY, Juno 23, nt IO a.m. Tho IPSWICH, FRIDAY, Juno 21, at H'30 a.m. The BRISBANE, SATURDAY, Juno 25, at 11-30 a.m. HENRY O'REILLY, Agent. A.S.N. Company's Offices, Brisbane._ AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. Reduction in tho Freight of WOOL per A.S.N. C'o.'s Steamers. Wfrk T7ROM and after the 1st JUNE jySä-T next...
SWAGMEN-HOW TO IMPROVE THEIR CIRCUMSTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 June 1864
SWAGMEN - HOW TO IMPROVE THEIR CIRCUMSTANCES. &nbsp; Some time since we directed public attention to the necessity of doing something to abate the Swagman nuisance. We have this week been favored by a communication from a respected correspondent (a settler) on the same subject. he says: "suppose it was advertised that on and after a certain day no travelling swagman would be allowed to eat a meal (i.e., &nbsp; have a feed) without paying one shilling for the same , it would have a most wholesome effect, and tend greatly to benefit this loafing and improvident class of the population. And should the plan be strictly carrried out by every station holder, believe me there would be more satisfaction and contentment among the regularly employed servants on the station. They would see the necessity of attending to their duty, and not every little trifle, as at present, would cause them to leave their situations, and take their swags and go upon the &nbsp; road. Few...
SOMETHING LEFT UNDONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 June 1864
SOMETHING LEFT UNDONE. L.vnotJli with what /cul wo will, Something still remains undone, Something, uncompleted still, AVaits the rising of Iho sun. By Iho bedside, on Iho slair, Al Hie threshold, near Iho gates, "With its menace or its prayer, Liko ii mendicant'it waits ; AVails, and «ill not go away AVails, and will no1 bo gainsaid. By tho cures of yesterday Each to-day is heavier inndo. Till tit length it is, or scorn«, Greater than our strength can bear, As tho burden of our dreams, Pressing on us ovory where. And wo stand from day lo clay Like Iho dwarfs of Innes gono by, AVho, ns Northern legends say. On their shoulders held tho sky. -Longfellow.
A BOOKSHOP FOR BRISBANE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 June 1864
A BOOKSIIOT FOR BRISBANE. 1 TO TllT. KDITOU OV THE llllISIUIíE cWHU-U. ¡slit-Hie paragraph in this duv's issue of y oui papoi m icfeieneo lo tho collection of hool s impôt ted by Air F Bullicio is really a ficshmg Iho lucie sight of food does a hiin0ry man good Mr Biilheie is a public benefactor, and the reading and literary portion of the com munily must thank bim for even a partial supply of thurn ants But why does not A[i Bulliac or some olhei spirited and enttrpri mg gentleman establish a bookshop ni Biisbnne m «Inch the community may bo supplied with tho best mid most lecent «oiks in all depaitintnts of knowledge, at reasonable prices5 Wo have diapeis and gioccis, men to muustei to our > unit y and citer to our pihte«, m it h abundance, but the piovision for oin intillnts is poor indeed That Biisbune is ripe for a In si class bookshop must bo ovidint to till We hope thal some of our old friends « ill take the hint BOOKWOEM.
FIRE BRIGADE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 June 1864
FUIE EMIGADE. TO TUE EDITOR OP TUB 1I1ÎISDAVE COUntER. Sin,-Unding joui leidei of vcstcrdiiy io lutivo to tho piopnofy of organising a flio bug ide, and vom complaining of tho ddatori nias ol oui îMunicipd Council in tho niatlei inducís mo to lelei to the municipal meeting ol Monda\ last, and, aftei peiusid, 1 fulicl to diseovei iinv uginncnt u«id, oi suggisiion mude, that would prove tho polie\ ol tin council interfeung We ill know that m m is hable to luivo lus property desliouil by lue, but this iiiliimilv has itsohed itstii into a com iiieretal tiiuisiielion-vi/, thitbv pivingneti lum «mu mmuiillv von mo pioteeted from loss by hie, and, coii«tquintlv, the nisuinnie com panics alont, foi '-di piolection «ill adopt the means lequtied winn linn îisk« amount lo a sum hugo enough lo pnv thom to do so iheto foie any niteifitiuio by the publie is mole likely lo do hann than good lluro aro two things which eome withm the pi ounce of tho touneil J ir«t-the supph ol «nlcr, and «eeondlv, t...