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THE GOVERNOR AND GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 8 August 1861
THE GOVERNOR AND GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. [CONTKIBUTED.] The proceedings of tho present session of I parliament have developed in their full enor- [ mi'ty somo of the results of the illegal and unconstitutional procedure of Sir G. F. Bowen in interpreting and carrying out the Ordors iu Council by which Queensland was | erected into a colony ; and it needs but tho opportunity to establish beyond tho possi- bility of a doubt, that, by his illegal action and unconstitutional behaviour, tho people's political rights have been sacrificed for five years to an unscrupulous and dominant class ?a class so well kuowu for selfishness and illiberality over the face of Australia, that , in every other portion of it save Queensland, their very name stinks in political nostrils. No amount of special pleading or attempts ! to implicate Mr. Justice Lutwyche in the conspiracy to deprive the inhabitants of this colony of their political rights, can exculpive Sir G. Bowou from tho charge of having acc...
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 8 August 1861
dipping Xrjtelllscnee. ] August 7.-?Telegraph, st .earner, 700 tons, Captain ?O'Reilly, from Sydney. Passengers?Mr. und Mrs. J. M. Illidge, jun.,. Miss Williams, Messrs. W. M. D'Orscy. Gibsor,, Falconer, Fitzgerald, G. TV. Brown, R. E. Dale JoLsli, G. Thornton, G. Hurt, ll. Gore, J. M. Ulick' e, sen., J. G. Macdonald, H. and T. K. Abbott, J . and J. H. Neale, T. Coates, Collie, James Mort,' J". II. Brown, nnd 40 in the steerage. IMPORTS. ? Telegraph: 2 cr .ski fruit, H. C. Masters; 2 cases boots, G. Kau*; 2. cases, J..\I'Dougal; 1 parcel, R. A. Klnsford ; ia cases bottled fruit, 10 half and IO quarter barrels Hpnles IO casks nie, 15 casks porter, 25 boxes candies, G. TJnmnck j I ce.se, T. A. Cos- tin ; 1 case, 2 bundles gnlvnnised-iixm tiles, 20 bags .flour, 8 OJises cement, Order; 4 boxes raisins, t ¦cask almonds, 2 cases sardines, 1 case salmon, 2 ?ewes wipers, 2 casks porter; 20 qiuivter-chests te», 5 cases cheese, K. S. Warry; 7 boxes, D. Day; T. ?case, J. nnd G. Harris; 2 cases...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 8 August 1861
Steam to Sydney. THE TELEGRAPH- from tho A.S. K Co.'s New Wharf, on SATURDAY next, ^jeSsaE^August IO. GEO. D. WEBB, Agent. Queensland Steam Navigation Company SHAREHOLDERS are hereby informed that on nod after THURSDAY, the.: 27th Jone, the Deed of Settlement, of tho above Com- pany will lie for signature at tho office of D. F. ROBEKTS, Feq.i Solicitor to the Company, Queen-street, Brisbane. By order of the Board of Directors, ¦ ?¦'JOHN-STEPHENS, ¦ "' - - S»"retnry. FAIRFIELD HOUSE, GEORGE-STREET, NORTH BRISBANE. JOHN M'OABE, formerly of tho Commercial Hotel, South Brisbane, having-opened the above house for Publio Accommodation, humbly - hopes that his. friends, both in town and country, !will favor him with (nt least) a poriion 6' 'the patronage they formerly so liberally accorded to him. J. 51'C. pledges himself to have always on hand /Wines, Spirits, Malt, and Cordials, of the best and choicest description he can procure. JOHN M'OABE. Australasian Freemason's Hotel, York- street...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 8 August 1861
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Tuesday.-There was no business before the court. Wednesday.-Before the Police Magistrate. Richard Evans charged with drunkenness was fined five shillings, with the alternative of twenty-four hours in the cells, W. Madden charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct was admonished and dis- charged. Elizabeth Troy, brought up on warrant, was convicted of using abusive language, and sentenced to pay a fine of ten shillings, or in default ordered to be imprisoned for twenty-four hours.
The Courier. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1861. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 8 August 1861
The Courier THHURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1861. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BY the Telegraph last evening we have news from Sydney to Monday evening last. In this issue we are only, able to summarise the particulars of the news. At Lambing Flat, several arrests had been made, warrants issued against suspected parties, but no demonstration &nbsp; had taken place on the part of the dig- &nbsp; gers. Colonel Kempt is, commended for having acted with firmness, moderation, &nbsp; and judgment. &nbsp; &nbsp; A monster meeting had been held in the School of Arts, Sydney, the Mayor in the chair, at which resolutions were passed, praying the legislature to put a decisive check to, Chinese Immigra- tion. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Cowper has gone to Melbourne on a visit, and Mr. Robertson acts as premier in his absence. &nbsp; &nbsp; The clipper ship White Star has been ch...
QUEENSLAND MAILS. ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE of MAILS at the General Post Office, Brisbane. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
QUEENSLAND MAILS. Arrival and DmuTURBof MAas at the General Post Olllco, Brisbane. POST TOWNS. lAuburn... Callandoon (Gundawinda) Casino and Grafton Cleveland Condamine ... ... Dalby ... Drayton... ... ... Gayndah Gladstone ipswich... leyburn... Jlog-ill. Nanango Marlborough Maryborough Maryborough Rockbampton and Fort Denison Surat aud Yarrowa taroom ... Toowoomba Warwick Westwood and Nulalbin... MAILS CLOSE Al BRISBANE. ARRIVE AT BRISBANE. Monday at 1 p.m. Monday at 1 p.m. 3fonday at 8 pm. Monday at 1.30 p.m. Monday at 1 p.m. Monday at 1 p m. Monday at 1 p.m., and Friday at 1.15 p.m. Tuesday at 1 p.m. - By steamer every alternate Tuesday ? Daily at 1.30 p.m. - ?' - Monday at 1 p.m. By steamer Hank, 3 times a week. -. Tuesday at 1 p.m. By steamer only every alternate Tuesday By steamer every alternate Tuesday *Via Ipswich and Nanango on Tuesday at 1 pjn. By steamer every alternate Tuesday Monday at 1 p m. Monday at 1 p m. ^^onda >,and Friday at 1.15 p.m. Thursday and s'nnday via...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
London International Exhibition of 1862. QUEENSLAND BRANCH. rpHE Commissioners for the Exhibition of 18G2 L" have arranged that the following PRIZES Bhall be swarded for tho under-named Products; and noir solicit the co-operation of their follow Colonists towards this great object,?namely, that of demonstrating to the commercial world the reductive capabilities of Queensland. ANIMAL PRODUCTS. Wool (sheep's;, the best six fleeces j 1st class ...,., silver medal Ditto, 2nd beat dilto; 2nd doss dilto Ditto, 3rd best ditto; 3rd class ditto Ditto, 4th best ditto; 4th class ditto Silk, the beet sample ; silver medal Honey,. the best sample of 6 bottles; 3 sovereigns Beeswax, licit sample of 7 lbs; the silver medal, or 3 sovereigns Pearls, the best sample; the silver medal Pearl Oyster Shells, the best sample of 1 cwt; 3 sovereigns . ,r, Tallow (Beef), the best sample of 1 cwt; silver -; medal.. Ditto (Mutton), ditto ditto; silver medal Beef (Cured), the best sample of 1 tieroe; silver med...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
Weekly Calendar. High Water at Bkisbaxr. Sun. Days. Friday...;.. Saturday... Sunday. Monday ... Tuesday ... Wednesday Thursday... I Date. t£ JO ll 12 13 14 15 Morn. 10 152 2 45 3 38 4 34 5 24 G 10 After.l 1 26 2 18 3 12 4 6 5 0 5 48 6 35 Rises. 6 6 38 | 6 37 6 3G G 36 6 35 6 34
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
TO ADVERTISERS. WE must again call attention to the rule of our Offlce, viss;, to insert NO ADVERTISE M ENTS frnm non-subscribers unless accompanied by the CASH. RESIDENTS IN TOWN are cautioned against purchasing copies of this paper from the RUNNERS, since tito, latter have no authority to sell, and anyone who buys from them is un- consciously abetting tho boys in thievery. THE MAIL FOR ENGLAND, per BE.VARES. : NOTICE. THE MAILS for the United Kingdom, *c, will be made up at this Office, for despatch bv the Ynrra Yarra, on WEDNESDAY next, the 14th instant. Tile hours for closing will bi> notified hereafter. R. R. MACKENZIE, Foatmuster-Generul. General Post Office, 1 Brisbane, Sth August, 1EGI.
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
'j;0- . JLoesal flBattcSlSjBfessce. no I . ''?-¦ ' -' English Mail.?It will be observed, upon si reference to our advertising columns, that the Postmaster-General lias notified the de- spatch of the mails for England, &c, by the Yarra Tarra, on Wednesday next, the 14th instant. This arrangement is owing, we believe, to the A. S. N. Co. intending at that date to resume the ordinary course bf com- munication between Brisbane and Sydney, so that, after the 14th, the next steamer for Sydney wilt leave on the 21st.
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
Shipping; Intelligence. Tne Telegraph will leave for Sydney, to-morrow (8atnrdny)'niorninsr, at hall-past IO o'clock. Steamers for Ipswich.?Leaving the A.S.N. Co.'s wharf?the Ipswich, this morning nt half-past 9 o'clock; the Brisbane, to-morrow morning at half past 9 o'clock. ? ' Tire Masoehton.?The Health Officer went down to this vessel yesterday morning, hut in conse- quence of the fresh in the river, and the stiff west- erly wind, was unable to return last night. We -believeDr. Hobbs intimated to the Immigration Agent the result of his inspection, and also that he would be up to-morrow morning. In the mean- time Dr. Kembali has been cngngedin making pro- vision for the reception of the immigrants; and we have heard that it has been determined on to p-ovide for a part of them nt the A.S.N. Company's old store, South Brisbane, and that the remainder will be accommodated nt the Depot, Should no unforeseen obstnolc occur, the Mangerton's passen- gers will land on Saturday. ? The Mai...
Commercial Intelligence. SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
ftohinaercfiral Intelligence. SYDNEY MARKETS. We have advices from Sydney to the 5th instant;. From tho papers wo take tho follow- ing market intelligence:? Sales by auction during the week have been .of considerable importance, mid several descriptions of goods, to which we shall have more particularly to refer, have realised very full prices. ¦, Tho Bathurst Copper Mi liing Company was dissolved on the :30th ultimo. Tho half-yearly meeting of the Australasian ; Stoam Navigation Company was held on the 30th ult., Mr. T. Walker in tho chair. The report showed tho profits of tho half-year, jjftor carrying amounts to tho insurance and revaluation accounts, to have amounted to £21,800, and recommended that a dividend nt ? the rate of five per cent, for tho half-year, and a bonus of 7s. Od. per share, bo paid to the proprietors. The report was unanimously adopted, aud Mr. Aloxandcr was re-elected a director, and Messrs. V. Mitchell and J. Milsom, jun., auditors. Tho half-yoarly general ...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
SHIP MAILS. The mails per Telegraph will close at the Gene- ral Post Olflcs, this day, as follows:? Registered letters tor all parts of Australian colonies, at 6 o'clock, evening. &lt; Ordinary letters and newspapers for South Aus- tralia, Western Australia, and Tasmania, at 7 o'clock, evening. Ordinary letters and newspapers for New South Wales and" Victoria, ut half-past 8 o'clock, evening.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TjinnsDAY, August 8. Tho Speakeii took tho chair at,a quarter past three. EXPLANATION. Tho ATTORNEY-GENERAL wished to make a personal explanation with reference to a'spcceh which' he bad delivered yester- day. Ho was at that time under tho im- pression that a cortain portion of tho ovidenco taken before' tho Education Committee bad boen struck out on tho motion of the chairman of that committeo whilst be (Mr. Pring) was absent. Ho was led to make this mistake by tho peculiar wording of a portion of the minutes of the proceedings. Ho found how- ever that ho was mistaken, and that that por- tion of the evidence to which ho alluded as having been struck ont,' lind boen retained. Ho heggod to express his regret at having said anything which might tend to cast a shir upon tho committee in -this respect. (Hoar, hear.) ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Mr. LILLEY, pursuant to notice, asked tho Colonial Secretary, tho following questions:? " 1. "Whether nil offer.to lease the electr...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday,- August 8. Tho Prhsidknt took tho chair ftt twcnfy fivo liiinutos past throe o'cl^c'^ anft opened the proceedings with pi-av^ SIR CHARLES NICHOLSON, BARONET, M.L.O, Mr. FITZ moved? 1. That this house having learned with regret that the Hon. Sir Oharles Nicholson, Bart., purposes shortly leaving tho colony, intending to take lils departure for Kuropo, begs to record its sense ol' the valuable assistance lin has rendered, not only in tho initiation ol'responsible government, hut in first presiding over tho deliberations of this house, and thus allbrding to it mid the colony generally, the benefit of his great experience lu legislative matters. 2. That tho substance of the foregoing resolution be connived to the Honorable Slr Charles Nicholson, Bart., by letter, from the President. In moving these resolutions he expressed his regret that thu matter had nut been under- taken by Homo bon. member whoso eloquence would havo unaided bini to do justice to thu i...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
OTANTF.D a Good GENERAL SERVANT. TT Apply at the office of this paper, r ? - o W ANTED two good LABORERS, i Applv to GEORGE BOWSER, York's Hollow.' W j7" ANTED a Practical HATTER. Address Hats, Courier office. ¦ ,J fUr-ANTKDa Woman who understands PLAIN >» ¦. .', COOKING. -.Apply to Mrs. D. F. ROBERTS. lbivensw(iod,lNortli Brisbane.;. ' \A/ANTED " TEN' LAMBER-.: Apply , to W CHARLES1 -; TRUNDLE, Commission; \gent, Albert-street.¦''."'¦,- "':.'-'..' WAN't'KD FIFTY LABOURERS.. Apply: COOK and DAY, Contractors, Temper-, nee Hotel, Frogs' Hollow. "' WANTED a foi? SINGLE MEN for the Downs. Wages £1 per week and rations, '""'v t(> CHARLES TRUNDLE, Commission Agent. XXfANTt'D TENDERS for the erection of n t V BUSH HOUSE. Apply to JOHN M'CON VEL, Esq., Cain's Boarding House, Kangaroo Point. \\TANTED SAWYERS to cut timber for ** Ga ton Bridge,?Pmr months' ''steady '.vork. Apply ti ROURKE and MUNRO, 'ontrnetora, on the works; or to Mr. ARTHUR MARTIN, Auctioneer. Queen sttoofc WANTED a ,...
The Courier. FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
Wfyz fotttfer* Fill DAY, AUGUST D, 1801. Queensland is most unfortunately circum- stanced with regard to her communication with the mother country. We believe that, in every other colony of the Australian group, the inhabitants aro enabled to look forward with conCdenro to a specific date for the closing of the English mail, and we cannot see why there should be any insu- perable bar to tho enjoyment of a like con- venience by the inhabitants of this colony. Wc can scarcely blame the Postmnstcr Genoral for what has taken place hitherto, since we believe that be has acted for the best, in his own estimation, mid that be would be only too ready to moko arrange- ments for the accommodation of the public, if he were satisfied as to' the modus operandi. It is net, therefore, so much with the intention of finding fault that we write those lines. ' It appears to us?and, in fact, wo are nssured from past experience,?that the postal authorities are at all times willing to receive suggestions...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY TELEGRAM.] From 29th July to 3rd August. MELBOURNE TUESDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 August 1861
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [By Telegram.] From 29th July to 3rd August. &nbsp; MELBOURNE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday Evening. Election excitement is increasing. The reception given to the ministerial candidates yesterday has caused a stir in the opposition camps. Fourteen constituencies out of twenty supported the ministerialists by show of hands. Protection in the programme of the ministers has dwindled down to a gradual revision of the tariff, as,revenue is required to meet public debt. The timber ex Quickstep sold on the wharf at full rates. The reduction of wages on the railway lines has led to a riot at Woodend. A body of police force has been sent down by train. Wednesday Evening. The riot last night threatened serious con- sequences. About 500 workmen took pos- session of the line and destroyed some property. One sub-contractor, Mr. Lavender, magis- trate of Kyneton, proceeded-to the spot and quieted the mob by assurances that their grievances would be considered...