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LECTURE ON NEW ZEALAND AND THE NEW ZEALANDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
LECTURE ON NEW ZEALAND AND THE NEW ZEALANDERS. An interesting lecture on the above subject was de liered by Mr. Gustav Droege, in the ball of the School of Arts, on Tuesday evening last, for the benefit of that institution. The President of the ins'utiton, Mr. I,. Cribb, ocopied the chair. Mr. Daoxse, on coming forward, was loudly cheered. He said be had had soeh intercourse with the natives of the Islands of New Zealand, as to be able to form an opinion of their mode of life. His intercourse with them had extended over several years,:and had afforded binrd the opportunity of studying their nature and cha.acter. Kis hearers all inew thar the colony of New Zealand was composed of three large and a number of smaller islands. The Maori occupied the northern island, which was the most populous. This island con tains about 80,000,000 acres, 27,000,000 of whneh are ocetipied by the natives, the Maories, and the remainder by the European settlers. The scenery was vast and varied. The soil ...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
Local aub Diutrtct NlDg., 'ITn Enomem? MarL.-The Telegraph was to leave Sydney on Tuesday night with the English mail; we may therefore expect to receive it in Ipswich some time to .aey. OrtILD SCALDED.I-On Wednesday evening, a child belonging to Mr. Michael Christie, of Wharf-street, was seriously injured by falling into a kettle of boiling pickle. It appears that the mother had taken the kettle of boil ing pickle off the fire, and gone to look after some cows, and during her absence the child had got to the kettle and received sa severe scalding.; We ae glad to learn, however, that there isa prospect of its recovering. SEiarouos Acorc?rr.--On Tuesdy last, some men were engaged fencing at it laddook behind the race course, belonging to Mr. Wetkins, of the Peak Monu tamn. One of them was driving home arail with an axe, the head of which flew off and struck a man named Bol. way just above the knee, laying the joint open and entting the tendon. Dr. Challinor was called in ad dressed t...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Wednesday, April 23. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BY RECOTRIC TELEGRAPH. (From the Guardian) SYDNEY. Wednesday, April 23. In the case of the Bank of Australasia e.. J. & G. Harris, the appeal has been decided in favour of the Bank. The Bombay, with the English mails on board, sailed yesterday. The last mail has brought out the royal assent to the Chinese Regulotion Bill. In the accom panying despetob the Duke of Newcastle expresses sympathy with the feelings of the colonists on the Chinese question, and says that he is opposed to permitting an influx of the Celestials. Liatleton Holyoake Bayfey who, it may be remembered, a few months after his arrival from England shddenly found himself one fine morning, Attorney-General of New Routh Wales, much to his astonishment and to that of his friends, has again fallen into a good thing. He has just been asppointed Deputy-Secretary to the Government of .Bombay In your English telegram, under the head of " LaterIntelligence, 1tMTarObh," it is stated that at the wo...
THE IPSWICH HOSPITAL AND BENEVOLENT ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
T'E IPFWECH HOSPITAL AND ENEVOLENT ASYLUM The qarta~erly meeting of the Committee was held on Wednesday aftsmoon. Present r- Liaeuteoant-Colonel Gray (in the chair), the BoRey. L; B. Rumsey, Rer. F. Hodebourg, Mesaro. Faircloth, Huto?inson, Watkins, L i. Smith, H. ilner, J. Parka, C. Gerry, and J. C. Thompson. Thefonorary Secretary brought up the .report of the aeeng-committee, as follws : "The Acting Committee arM esCpeldled on the present occasion to draw the spea?l' attention of the general committee to the finaneal state 'of the instim tion. With every effort toreduoe the ?4xpenditure as much as passible, it far exceeds our present and probable income. The actual expenditure of the quarter .ust ex. pired amounts to £374 8s. 8d.; the entire receipts have been £817 1i7s. 8., inclusive of a balance from last quarter of £63 14s 3d., while our probable receipts during the remainder of the prersent~year, cannot be estimated at more than a few pounds orer and above the saum to be recei...
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. EASTER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
8T. PAUL'S CHURCH. RASTER MEETING. The annn?al meeting of the pewholders of St. Paal's Church, for the purpose of electing churchwardens for the ensuing year, adopting the accounts of the church wardens, and transaction of other business, took place at the School-room on Tuesday. There was a very small attendance, and a great want of punctuality on the part of those who did attend. The proceedings were opened by the Rev. L. H. rum. - say, who took the clair, and apologised for detaining the meeting, and erxplained that the diatorines of the pew holders, in payng up their petk-rents, had prevented the making up of the accounts until the last moment, and that he and Mr. Faircloth had been engaged in preparing the accounts up to the moment of their coming to the meeting. George Faircloth, Esq.,hen read the report of the churchwardenas asollowse "The Churchwardens have little to say, on the pre sent occasion, beyond making the usual annual financial statement. "The amount of monies rece...
KIDNAPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
KDN PNTG. (From the dBynej Aormg' erald.) Arthur A. Finlay, etewiaii .d iasco Q inutos, cabin-boy. of the United 'tb~i us e Onward, ,were again brought before't~:~uit - or warrant charging themn with havidg. maiioionly. by force taken away a coloured lad 4 ,te ne? of Andre Malterre, with ittent to. depve fntinp ?siers (master of the French vessel Cel?te Amelie) of.ile pessession of him. It was .st4ted by the appre bending constable that the prisoner~Finlay appeared to have bieen concealing himself for oele t?me; and was at length found int .thehold of thS ,Onward. Both prisoners stated that the boy bad not been, oh .board the Onir?d at all. The gy himself wea fprm ihenj yonstahaele., nrewhl, hgween Wind • hI?d'Fol t eet,.on tnhe charge Oalesa~rtion' -am the: Celeat ?melie. .. ' ,] Antoine Rosiers, master of tlhat vessel, deposea that the boy belonged to his vessel, having been put on board by the French marible authorities every French vessel from Bourbon being obliged to take a boy...
THE IPSWICH HOSPITAL, AND BENEVOLENT ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
THE IPSWIOCR BOSPITAL, Adn ~BE?BVOLENT AbSYLUM. THERE are few institutions connected with this town deserving of greater attention and support than the Hospital. It would appear, however, from the quarterly report of the Acting Committee, which .wp publish in another column, that the funds at the command of tlie ~Committee are likely to prove totally inDade itehfolr the requiremente' of the institu tion during the present year. Considering tbo great benefit which arises to the workid claeses from the establiashent of such institu tions, it would be .a great pity to see the Ipswich Hospital. compelled to curtail its usefulness for snt'o f funds. There, however, appearsto be no other pirospect at present; for with largely increasing demands upon it for accommodation there is no corresponding increase of its income. We cannot, however, charge the people of this town with a want of interest in the institution. They have in a majority of cases subscribed, and in many instances liberally,...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
NEW SOUTH WALES. SocKurEG OcmUBexcE.--On Saturday morning last, fnformation was received in town, that on the day previous, a quarrel had occurred between Mr. Morris, sub-mail contractor, and anotber man, at Gannedah, the result of which was thattra. Morris, the wife of the mail contractor, neatly lost her life. From the particulars which we have been enabled to obtain, it appears that on Friday week a man named Suteliffe, residing ·at Gnnedah, and wiho had been in the employ of Morris, building a house, came to the residence of the latter a little the worse for liquor, and some cross words passed between Sutcliffe and Morris, which resulted in the former challenging the latter out to fight. This, it seems, Morris at first declined, as Sntcliffe was drunk, but as ha would not leave the place, and persisted in using abusive language, Morrss went outside with the intention of fighting him; but, on attempting to fight, Suteliffe fell down laughing, and on rising had in his hand an inst...
DIARY. MEMORANDA FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
DIARY. mK6orAlDA yoa TiE WEiE. AtCIL. I "tro m 1 HlghWair.on Br S... Ri e. I Sets.I Morn. AI SIarn ......... I 6 1 SO I ( 6 1 S 30 ,O I BATomAr . g..... I 8 I 0 6 ( 16 ( I 0I •I ( Sran *......... i 1 I 6 18 8I 7 is6 I 34 38 i TorlowT ...,.... I lr6 I is 1T I 9 4 I 9 3" ?-?"I TessonT *...... 'SSI=._ 26.1 ] I0 10SO" 30 I Wlnuana-- ... 1 8 1 S I 3110 10 01 1 1.I TaurDraT ..... 6 I 1 2 0 I130 II i4 The dIlerene In tim betweenan hih water at the Bar id ErisaneIl I hotrtli mninute, a Pd liplah I thom 1862 lnu6e8. whloh differenct muat bPdded to th. time obligh wateraln the lie. Thee ertsy wlnd l6t on t .e EUat of the Bay. and the frlhel In hrbriver, often eauses variatlon from one table, ot therse re meeyaecldeiantl,end Pooemed by no twnown law. Itb uttenrliinb I~ftnu?. IP8WICII, IRrDA.,'APRI/ 25, 1862,
HIS EXCELLENCY COLONEL GORE BROWNE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
Em. EKOELLENOY COLONEs Gona BBOWNE.4 Although the usual interval between the appoint. inent of a colonial Governor to the administration 6f?liffairs and the issue of his commission has more than elapsed in the case of Colonel Gore Browne, His Excellency has not yet received his full com mienion as Governor. Fromletters to hand by tbe last mail, it is understdod thait His Excellency's administration of the Government of New Zealand, during which the unhappy Masori war originated, is at present the subjeot of investigation by the Imperial authorities. Under the cireumatances, GClonel Core Browne's appointment to the Viceroy. alty of Tasmania, on his removal from New ealand, was a remarkable proof of confidence on theb part of the Queen's Government. But the rigid laws of the public service probably require. that the commission of Governor-in.Chief of this island shall not be forwarded to His Excellency until circumstances allow it to be invested with the significance of a formal exone...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
- tASMANIA. Tax iSxa aoir w Ma. GOULD.-The Stoansea Pktcke, very fully supplied with provisions and stores'for the relicf of the missing exploration pirty, let' the whatf at teri o'clock on Wednesday even ing ~for Macquaric .Harbor. We understand that Mr4.has. H.: ISmith, who was Mr. Gould's ,corn panion. on several previous explorations, ,is despethbed in charge of a party, under,lri?dens to thoronghly explore the coast. A good servicable boat has.?%eeu provided for this purpose. Mr. Omith.has instructions to headlnd ?saresbfrom the goast, should any appearance ;justify the hope that hy doing so lie wold hnave a clhatie of mendting the iuissing paisty.- -H. 2'. Jreirsry; I ',
RELIGIOUS CHANGES IN MADAGASCAR. (To the Editor of the Adelaide Observer) [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
RELIaGIOUS CHANGES IN MADAGASCAB. (To the Editor 4f the Adelaide Obserwr) S?ir-I have just received from Madagascar, in the native language, trustworthy details of the great change lately brought about in that land of heathendom. With the help of your widely-circn. lated paper I ean 'now furnish the public with the main facts--ipsissima verba--as communicated to me in one letter Truly, Christians may herein say, the aim ofthe Lord bath awakened and put on strength," as in tile ancientdays, in the generations of old." " The Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy', that it can not hear." Before the present King Radama ascended the throne as Radama' the Second, many Christians since 1836, probably not less than fifty, had suffered martyrdom, some score of widows and orphans of Christians, dead or concealed, were lingering in extreme destitution, and many other believers of all ranks, who had hitherto eveded the lice, were lying hid and wandering about ...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 25 April 1862
VIGTORIA. THE W eaRmEE ENCAxMerEN.--As the approach ing encampment at the Werribee is now attracting some interest, the public will be glad to be apprised of the arrangements so far as they have been completed. Wednesday, the 16th inet., will be occupied in nmarching into camp, and, as it is termed, settling down. On Thursday morning there will he a general parade, and the rifle matches will commence as advertised, at two o'clock in the afternoon. Good Friday will, of course, be occupied solely with Divine service and the ordinary camp duties. On Saturday. after morning drill, the rifle matches will be resumed, and will continue throughout the day. Sunday will be spent in the usunal manner. On Monday will take place the military operations, on a scale of.grandeur and completeness never yet attempted in the colonies. Tuesday will be devoted'to the conclusion of the rifle matches, the camp races, and athletic sports, the programme of which will be varied, and 'roductive, it is expecte...
QUEENSLAND SUGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 April 1862
QUEENSLAND SUGAR. We yesterday received from Mr.Walte ill, Director of the Botanic Gardens, a sample of sugar manufactured from canes grown in those gardens by Mr. John Buhot, a gentleman who'bas recently arrived in the colonr. Bpace will not permit us to do more in this issue than ?o affirm that the etperiment is' triumphantly successful, and to insert Mr. Hill's letter on the suject. We shall, honwever take an early opportunity for recurring to tie topic. Stn,-I have much pleasure in forwarding for your inspection, a sample of ssgar manufantured from the, canes in ourgarden by Mr. John Bnhot, a gentleman rassenger per ship Montmorency. He is a native of the Barbadoes, in the West Indies, wheire he was employed in the planting and manufacture of sugar. The canes were in a very green ans imperfect state, buit Mr. Bubot found no diltrclty in the granulation, the soil giving no deliqueseont salt, very often found in similar soils in the West Indies. It was simply a hurried experiment,...
To the Editor of the Courier. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 April 1862
To the ~Editor &the Csurier. SB,-I have, I think, a rei?ollOtion of seeing, in your valuable journal, a short ti?isago, a saggestion from a lady of Queeenasland, that an adareess.hould be for warded to her Majesty the Queen, expressing the tondolenee of the wives snd ibthers of this colony with her, upon tihe death of her royal husband. * am sorry the idea woo not carried out, as I feel penrsuaded thattbe ladies of this city would not only be la4 ;o do such a graoeful at,!but would also afford her ajesty the gratifeation of knowing that she lives in the hearts of st her subjcts, hwpver distant, and that her own sex deepl sycym "hino with her in the greatest calamity that can befal a weiomann-the losb of an affection -te and estimoble husband. I will gladly engross the address in a proper manoer, free of expense, if my suggeation :Is thought worthy of Scarci out. I enlose my eard . -I ao, Sirqdnts;&e., 'KElLRI
BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 April 1862
BRISBANE. . (From the Comu?ier.) he'rifle ~i& h, open to all comere, came off on Mon dayht-th.bflrbae VoumiPMiPctice G?rbund. Ter~e was avery good nnster of the militaryand members of therile corpe. Some.astoniuhment was expressed by the latter at .he appearan~ of several members of the No. I Company on the ground, after their unanimoos repudiation of all participation with the Free Rifles in organising the match. On thewhole, the arrangements were satisfactory, and some good firing was made at the stated distances. Nothing occurred during the day to throw a damper on the proceedings. The military have not been pr? cising lately, and their scoring, therefore, reflected giat credit upon them. Lieutenant,D. H. Seymour, of the 12th, acted as umpire. Thersanges were200 and 400 yards, fire rounds at each distance. According to the published conditions,1 the firing at 200 yards was from the shoulder, and at400 from any position, at the option of the competitors. The firast prie (£...
ELECTION FOR EASTERN DOWNS. Legislative Assembly's Offices, Brisbane, 23rd April, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 April 1862
ELECTION OE EBASTE?R DOWIE . Legislative Assembly's Ofimos, Brisbane, 23rd April, 1862. The Honorable the Speaker of the Legislative Asem bly directs it to be notified for general ;nformation that aWrit hith this day issued, and the following arrange ments have been made for the Election of a Member to serve in the present [legislative Assembly of Queensland, for the Electoral District of Eastern Downs, in the room of the Honorable Ratrlifle Pring, Esquire, whose seat in the said Assembly hath become vacant by reason of the resignation thereof by the said Honorable oatolffe Fring, Esgsiire. Plae of Nomination..... Warwick. Datr of Writ ............... 23rd April, 1862. Date of Nomination ...... 2nd May, ,, Polling Day.................. 9th May, ,, Beturn of Writ .......2.. 0th May,
OFFICIAL NOTIFICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 April 1862
OFFICIAL NOTIFICATIONK (rons the Governmes GaretUe.) Thse~ooble Batecliffe Pring, her Majesty's Atter. ney-Geeora I for Queenblsnd, and the onorahble Louis Hopeaf Kileoy, in the Ciounty of Canning, are sum moned to the Legisdlative Council of Queensland lrirDTrHE .--Henry Wyatt atdford, Esq., to be Clerk Assistant to the Legisative Assembly, in the room of H. BL. Baottanshaw, Req., esed. George Huntley, Esq., tobe ActinLChief Clerk in the Surveyor-Geseral's Omee. EemS? 0 mo QovElREasm WoaSo.--Saturday, the Srd May, isthe daJy for opening the tenders for the con. streuctios of a bridge over the Puga reek, and a culvert at Newtown. BIRacE OR T ? L DOWeX (fOojrusw.-Tenders ae called for the erection of a bridge over this river. Vr.,L?AGe RtznRE.--L reserve of one square mile has been made at the inn known as Bigge's Camp, being a portion of the Alfred eerve, sond the remainder part of the Franklyn Vale Raun.