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Latest Telegrams. QUEENSLAND. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) CROYDON, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
latest Telegrams. -* QUEENSLAND. (BY ELECTRIC TEUS&baps.) (FEOM OUB OWS COKREBPOKDBNTS.) Obotdok. Mar 20. George I&lt;emon, charged "with, rape on a little girl, was committed for trial. The case was beard with closed doors. ABAMAC, May 20. Stock passings this morning-2,840 store bollocks from Uanda and Coreena, J. Wil liams and E. Oaks in charge; 820 bullocks from Hughenden station to Wodonga, E. Gray, owner; Landers in charge. Caxbhs, May 15. One hundred tons of plant belonging to contractor for the third section, -eras taken by rail to the end of the second section to-day. Mackenzie now has 100 men ofc work, and expects to engage 200 more next week. There are any amount of men on the spotavailable. BfiiSBA»B,May 18. r W. J./PanU, and C, A. U. Morris ifc# licensing justices for former in the loom of Mr. T. J. Kelly, deceased, the latter in the room of Mr. IjTm. M. Mxjwbray. An attempt was made this morning to wreck the contractors engine and 10 trucks roemingto Uun...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, May 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
NEW SOOTH WALES. SsDsmr, May IS. A public meeting vss held m the Town Hall to-night to inaugurate a movement to .perpetuate the memory of tine late Sir John ' Robertson. Resolutions expressing the : opinion that in the death of Sir John Robertson, Australia has lost atrue patriot, and New South Wales one of her benefactors, were passed. The meeting offered the deepest sympathy with the bereaved family, j An influential commi ttee was appointed to collect funds so as to give a tangible expres sion to the feeling of admiration and respect for the departed patriot, and £820 was sub scribed in the room. Sroxnsr, May 20. In the Assembly, on the first question j being put, *-ir Henry Farkes said that the ^ Government, under existing circumstances, must decline to answer the amendment on | the address-in reply as the motion was one of want of confidence. The debate on the address was resumed by Mr. W. H, Traill, who made a strong attack on the general policy of the Government, and particul...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
VICTORIA. J BtBJuBOirENE. May 14. ] The head office of the Amalgamated Shearers Union at Creswick is issuing circu lars to the branches, urging members to lose no time in getting every worker in their respective districts to take out electoral rights before the end of the present month. Labor electoral leagues are also being formed in various districts throughout the colonies. A circular has been received from the Labor Federation of Queensland, addressed to the wage earners, appealing to them to have no class distinctions, but let the cause of one be the cause of all, then and only then will they be in a position to make a, bold stand, and be able to demand justiee. It has been definitely axranged that Parliament will be opened on 23rd June. The question of f « ieration will be the first :subject brought forward. Mr. Munro says thai; if Hie other colonies insist thai; me wishes of the people in regard to federation should be ascertained by means of a plebis cite instead by local co...
Warden's Court. FRIDAY, MAY 15. Before Warden Mowbray. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Warden's Court. FRIDAY, MAY 15. Before Warden Mowbray. 2088. Bobt. Boyle, 2r, forfeited GkF.H. 1588. Approved conditionally. 2089. L, Sachman, lr 31u, forfeited G.F.H. 431. Approved conditionally. 2090. J. Kincade, 2r, Dalrymple Boad. Approved conditionally. 2091. Andrew Foley, lr I7p, forfeited GLF.H. 1876. Approved conditionally. 2092. Balph 3\unn, 2r, forfeited G-.F.H. 1965. Approved conditionally. 2093. Tobias Boche, lr 88ftp, forfeited GLFJEI, 673. Approved conditionally. - 2084. Margt. Carrington, 2r, Louisa Boad. Approved conditionally. 2095. 3. 3. W. Anderson, lr, forfeited G.FJI. 1808 Approved conditionally. 2096. Honora Nolan, 5a, forfeited Gr.F.H. 773. Approved conditionally. 2097. Kichard Sand, 2ri Approved con ditionally. 2063. W. Carroll, 4a 3r 39p, adjoining GUF.H. 1709. Approved conditionally. 2080. J. Harvey,. £Qa> abandoned, G-.F.H. 216. Approved conditionally. 2085. W. H. M'Bride, 2r, cancelled Q-.F.H. 1357. Approved conditionally. 2086. 3. A. Finlayson, 2r, ca...
The Ballarat Goldfields. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
The Ballarat Goldflclds. WE have before us the minimi report of the Ballarat School of Mines, Industries and Science, and having perused it can Bay that itdoes infinite credit to the residents of a mining field that is generally acknowledged j to have been second to none in the world, and which even now in these latter days takes a front rank aanonjgst the gold pro ducing area£ of Australia. Itmaybestated at the outset that the School is affiliated wttsh j the Melbourne University, and consequently its students, after they have passed through 1 the curriculum laid down in the School, carry with them the Hall mark that always attaches to the alumni of such seats of learn ing. Itistobe regretted that we have not a similar institution in Queensland. To ask the Government at the present time to insti tute one would be absurd and unfair* because, to use a homely expression,times are bad, the public expenditure, increasing during several years to come, will surely be very heavy, and the G...
The Adelaide Election. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] ADELAIDE, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
The Adelaide Election^,^^ [BR ELECTBIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWN COBRESPOKBBSTT.J ADELAIDE, May 17. The elections for the Legislative jC&lt;3uneiI "were continued on Saturday. S^ jtlie southern district there were fire candidates, and the scrutineering is yet incomplete, but is very improbable that the position of the leading candidates will be affected. Mr. A. A. Kirkpatrick, President of the Trades and I/abor Council, heads the poll by a large majority, Mr. B. O. Baker, the retiring member, coming second. There are several ballot boxes jet to. come in. For the north eastern district there are six candidates. Mr. J. J. Duncan, a former member of the House of Assembly, heads the poll, with Mr. W. Haelam, of Jamestown, second. The scrutineering in this district is not complete, but the polling indicates that Mr. Duncan and Mr. Haslatn be elected.
The Federation Scheme. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] PERTH, May 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
?; "i ? ~*y ?.y,* i&fit?-? -I ; - Hie Reiterallon ^eheie. -. (BY EUCTBIC TKUBOBJtPH.) [FBOM OUR Otn COBEESPOJTDBHTB.1 1 1 J Peeth, May 18. Sir Thomas Campbeil, President of the IjegisiatiFe Council, has written to Wtttem Australia with regard to a Decently pub lished telegram purporting to give the sub stance of a letter from Mr. 3. W. ffi>ctet| ' to Mr. Mnnxo, the Victorian Premier, expressing surprise at the apparently hostile feeling whieh Western Australia shows towards federation. Sir Thomas Campbell, while admitting that the colony possesses as, national spirit, considers it little matter for surprise that the people are not prepared to accept bo heavy a demand upon the senti ment of local ambition considering that if? involves essential alterations in nature of the Government institutions recently acquired, and that the want of federal machinery has occasioned no grievances to people at large. A common tariff anight cause inconvenience, loss and disturbance to thei...
Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Debating Society. THE regular weekly meeting of the St. Patrick's Literary and Debating Society was held on Wednesday. There was a fair attend ance of members, and considerable interest was taken In the proceedings, which con sistedof the reading of papers on the follow^ ing subjects-Mr 5. G. Enright read ania etructive essay on u Phrenology," in which lie described in a lucid and able manner the rapid Strides which the science has made, and gave a comprehensive review of the system of analysing character by means of; the bumps. After the. reader's efforts hadJ^n favorably criticised, Mr. O'Flynn read haostive paper on the sugar industry. Ife , related its history, described the growth of : the plant, and the manufacture of the marketable article, gave several good reasons whythe industry has not prospered, and con- . eluded by Bering suggestions for the remedy of past and existing evils. Mr J, C. Byrne critioised adversely the essayists de l scription of the manufacture of sugar, w...
EXPECTED ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
EXPECTED ABBITAJCS. From Sydney, Brisbane and intermediate ports lean, to-day, Saturday, 23rd May. Barcoo, Tuesday next, 26th May. Warrego, Saturday, 30th May. Aramac, Tuesday, 2nd June. Howard Smith's s.s. Saturday,*6th June. Arawatta, Tuesday, 9th June. From Cairns, Geraldton, Mourilyan, Card well, and Dungeness Palmer, to-day, Saturday, 23rd May and thence weekly. From Port Douglas Cairns, Oeraldton, Mourilyan, Cardwell, and Dunge nese Burdekin. to-(fay, Saturday 23rd May, and thence weekly. From Cooktown and intermediate ports Wodonga, Sunday next, 24th May. Leura, Wednesday nest, 27th May. Barcoo, Sunday, 31st May. Warrego, Wednesday, 3rd J one. Aramac, Sunday, 7th June. Howard Smith's s.s., Wednesday, 10th June. Arawatta, Sunday, 14th J une. From Kormanton, Thursday Island, &e. Leura, Wednesday next, 27th May. Warrego, Wednesday, 3rd June. ?Howard Smith's s.s., Wednesday, 10th June. From London and intermediate ports Merkara, Thursday, 18th June. Jumna, Thursday, 16th ...
Murine Inquiry. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) MELBOURNE, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Murine Inquiry. (BY EESCTBtC TELEGfiAPH.) (jBBOM OUB OWK CORBEBPOIfDBNT) Hklboit&he, May 17. . The investigation by the Court of Marine inquiry into the loss of the barque Craig burn, near Sorrento, on 9th, \rere continued on Saturday. Captain Kerr gave further evidence, and persisted that the vessel would have weathered the gale with perfect safely if the tug, Eagle, had not been permitted by the pilot to make an attempt to tow her off. Pilot Blanchard was the next witness, and he stated that he asked Captain Kerr repeatedly to make use of the assistance of the tugs, but he refused to do eo, and he also threatened to ehoot any man who attempted to lower the tackle of the boats with the intention of leaving the ship. He accused witness with being in league with the tug masters to blackmail him. The inquiry will be continued to-morrow. An auction sale of the wreckage from the ship Joseph H. Scamtnel was held yesterday afternoon. Everything offered wag speedily sold, and the t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
BIRTH. JOHNSON-At her residence, Miner-street, tbe wife of Fred Johnson, of a danghter. BIRTH. MOORES.-On the 20th instant, at her resi- dence, Gaythorn Cottage, Excelsior Ridge, the wife of James Moores, Hair- &nbsp; dresser, of a son. Both doing welL DEATH. CODY -Died en the 17th May, Gerald Vincent Cody, native of Knocktophar, Kilkenny, Ireland. Home papers please copy. IN MEMORIAM. IN loving remembrance of JOHANNAH WHITE (sister-in-law to Mrs. Burgess) who died on 17th May, at Charters Towers Hospital.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Local and General. &nbsp; &nbsp; MR. CORNEY, Government Inspector of public buildings, is now in Charters Towers. He consulted with Mr. Warden Mowbray yesterday regarding the furniture and fittings of the new Warden's court room and offices, with the result that the building will soon be ready for use. Mr. Corney, when he has completed his duties here, will proceed to Hughenden and Richmond Downs. AT the Police Court on Saturday, Paddy, an aboriginal, was charged with stealing two one pound notes from a box, the property of Mr. McDonald, at Wambiana Station. The circumstances of the case as given in evi- dence were identical with those published in our issue of Saturday last, and as Paddy was an old offender in the same line of business, he was ordered to be imprisoned for six months, with hard labor. AT the Police Court on Wednesday, before Mr. R. W. Kendrick,J.P., Steve Cocking was charged with disobeying a summons to attend at Police Court in Georgetown. Mr. Marsl...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
DEPARTURES. May 21.—Cintra, s., Captain Medley, for Southern ports. Passengers — Mesdames Bragg, Bates and child, Millican, Butt, Merry and child, Hutton ; Miss Parker ; Captain Drake, R.N. ; Messrs. Williams, Johnson, Campbell, McCurdy, Wright, Foster, Levy, Clark, Byrne, Smith, Hutton, Newton ; and 13 steerage. Burns, Philp and Co., Ltd., agents.
Destruction of the Townsville Orphanage. A KEROSENE STOVE EXPLODES. A USELESS WATER SERVICE. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] TOWNSVILLE, May 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Destruction of tlie. Towns ville Oi"pIiaii»^c. A KEROSENE STOVE EXPLODE?. A USELESS WATER SERVICE. (BY ELECTKIC TEtE&RAPH.) [FBOM OUE OW3T CORRESPONDENT.] Towkstili®, Mav 24. A destructive fire broke oat at noon to-day at tlie Orphange, by which the greater part of the building was utterly destroyed. The fire was originated by a kerosene stove used, for cooking the matron's dinner. It is sup posed the stove exploded. Only two children were in the institution, tlie rest, numbering 100, being away at a picnic given by Mrs. E. E. Cowley. The two children quickly got to a place of safety, by which time the flames had gained a good hold. An alarm was raised, and speedily hundreds 4 of jpeople flocked to thejscene. A hose and reel from the North Ward station was quickly on the spot, but the pressure of water was so slight that it was practically of no service until at least an hour after the outbreak, when an extra pressure was obtained. Fortunately several large tanks full of wat...
Sir Henry Parkes on Federation. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, MAY 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Sir Henry Parbes oil Fede ration. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRA.PH.) [FROM OUB OWN COBRBSFOVDEKI.L SYDKEY, MAY 21. The debate on tlie Address in Reply to the Governor's speech was resumed bv Sir Henry Parkes immediately on the Assembly meeting to-day. fie spoke at great length and strongly condemned Mr ?r. H. Reid for the unconstitutional mode in which he intro duced his amendment. He churned that the Government brought the matter of the Federal Constitution Bill before Parliament in & proper way, and Parliament must deal with it. He dwelt at some length on the. history of Federation, pointing out (hat thirty-four years ago a committee recom mended a Federal Legislature to deal with matters affecting all the colinies. Three years before that Mr Weutworth advocated the establishment of a ? Federal Parliament, with the powers which were included in the present bill. The Convention, he claimed, was only carrying out on a large seale what was then proposed. He spoke strongly in defence o...
Lord Purefoy's Engagement. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Lord Purefoy's En .. . gagrement. '.2?hom his earliest childhood Lord Porefoy had the benefit of ®wiy good, example and precept that moneycould procure. His mother, left a widow with her only child, could mot bring herself to expose him to the tempta tions of a public school, but had him grounded in Latin by a governess -whose high moral character and -educational powers were attested by "three duchesses, and entrusted him subsequently to the care of a gentle man who, Its a fellow of Balliol and .chaplain to the bishop, had earned -and deserved a reputation for all 'desirable knowledge and virtue. Immediately before Lord Porefoy -reached the age at which he became qualified to sit and legislate among bis peers, two resident tutors, and three '"who visited the house daily, were en -gaged in putting on the final touches. He came of age at the country seat of 'his- family, where he owns seven prircshes, and returned immediately to ILgi&on with his mother. He was, -and is, a'cha...
Departure of Colonel French. APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL OWEN. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, May 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Departure off Colonel French* APPOTOTMENT OF GElSEfcAL OWEN. (BY ELECTSIC TELEGRAPH.) (FEOM OUR OW2T COEEE8P05TDE?RT-) BRISBANE, May 25. The Governor lias received unofficial in formation that Colonel Owen, of the Royal Artillery, has been appointed to succeed. Colonel French as commandant of the Queensland Defence Force. Colonel Owen will receive the titieof &lt;3hpneraL He was commandant of Hie South Australian »efence ^oicefrom l885 to 1S88. French, who receives three months leave of absence will leave for England by the R.M-S. Oroya on 11th. of next month. ) Litm* Bessie Beattie, daughter of Cap tain Beattie, had a narrow escape from burning on UTo iday afternoon. She was standing near the stove in the kitchen when her clothes ignited and she ran screaming into the yard. One of the ser vants ran after her and succeeded in ex tinguishing the flames. The girl was slightly burnt on w left leg and hand, but not seri ously, and she had quite recovered from the fright last nig...