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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. (Continuation of Summary.) A GLANCE AT OUR PAST RACING SEASON. [BY OUR SPORTING CONTRIBUTOR.] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 August 1861
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. (Continuation of Summary.) , . A GLANCE AT OUR PAST EAOING ¦¦-¦ ' ¦'¦'¦¦ 'SEASON. ' [hy oun sporting contriuutor.] As our racing season may now be considered virtually over, it will not perhaps he out of place if we tako a glance at past events, and give a brief resume of tho,doings of the past season. The 29th: of May, a dato to which not only the sporting.mon of Quconslanck hut also those of all tho other Australian colpnios, had boen looking forward with considerable interest, was the appointed time for tho open- ing of our racing campaign for.18G1, and I havo no doubt but that, all must agroo with me that a moro brilliant oponing than that offered hy the Queensland Champion Sweep- stakes of 1000 sovereigns, with a sweepstakes of 100 sovereigns each added, ,open to all the Australian colonies,..could hardly bodosirod. There was naturally somo little disappoint- ment expressed by the principal supporters of this great race, at the fact that only two strange ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 August 1861
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. BIRTHS. &nbsp; BENJAMIN.-On the 13th July, Mrs. Samuel Benjamin, of Stuart-street, Toowoomba, of a son. BERKMAN.-At her residence, Russell-stieet, Toowoomba, on Monday, the 5th August, Mrs. James Berkman, of a daughter. BOWMAN.-On the 15th July, at North Bris- bane, the wife of W. S. Bowman, Esq., of a son. CONNOLLY.-At her residence, Gayndah, on the 28th July, Mrs. John Connolly, of a son. FANNING.-On the 29th ultimo, at her resi- dence, Harp of Erin Hotel, Adelaide-street, Mary borough, the wife of Mr. James Fanning, of a son. FLANAGAN.-On the 6th instant, at Bodumba, the wife of S. H. Flanagan, of a daughter. MUNCE.-At her residence, Kangaroo Point, on the 13th instant, Mrs. Munce, of a son. PARLETT.-On the 13th July, at her resi- dence, Mary-street, North Brisbane, Mrs. J. W. Parlett, of a son. PETERSON.-On the 22nd July, at South Bris- bane, the wife of Mr. S. Peterson, of a daughter. SCOTT.-On the 13th July, at her residence, Spring Hill,...
EVENTS OF THE MONTH. (Continuation of Summary.) From July 13th to July 20th. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 August 1861
EVENTS OP THE MONTH. (Continuation of Summary.) &nbsp; From July 13th to July 20th. &nbsp; THE principal, item of interest this week, is the resignation of Dr. Hobbs as conductor of Government business in the Legislative Council, which took place on Wednesday last. Tho reason assigned for this step, is the interference of the office with professional engagements. The duties are now tempo- rarily performed by tho Honorable J. Balfour. "Captain Mnrrisot lins resigned his appoint- ment as Commandant of tho Native Police force,'and is temporarily succeeded by Lieu- j tenant Bligh. , Tho.Government havo fixed upo\, a a;tc for tho Court House, Warwick, in the Recrea- tion Reserve... Tho Report of'tho Native P o1icc Committee was laid on the table c^- thc Legislative Assembly on Thursday \asW and its adoption is moved for on Wednc sjav ))0x(. Intelligence has b ^ ^coivea, in a lotter from Dr. Lang, tl-jflt ttea Mossr3. Baines, of 1 Liverpool, have 5,cs0}Voti Up0n dispatchin...
PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 August 1861
PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. In our Summary of the 17th ult., we gave a precis of the proceedings in parliament to the 16th of that month. We now resume the narrative, commencing from the 17th July :- July 17.- In the Legislative Council the Fencing Bill was passed through committee, the Revenue and Audit Bill was re-com- mitted for further consideration of clause three, and thrown out altogether by a majority of 7 0n 5. Several clauses of the Real Property Bill were carried, and other minor business transacted. In the Legislative Assembly the Colonial Treasurer, as chairman, brought up the re- port of the select committee upon the organization of tho Native Police, and gave notico that ho would move the adoption of the report on tho 24th instant. The Bene- volent Asylum Wards Bill was read a second time, as were also the Medical and Munici- palities' Act Amendment Bills.?A Bill to Provide for the Closing of Unnecessary Roads was, after a short discussion, passed through a second reading....
SUPREM COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
SUPREME COURT. &nbsp; The Civil Sittings of this Court., commence. this day.(Wednesday) - The cause list is as. &nbsp; follows - &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Jury Courts &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Fryer v. Bigge -Rosetta v. Ashton &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Harvey v, McLennan - Union bank v. Ansell &nbsp; Pickering v. Jones, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Without Jury &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Petrie v. Fitzgibbon Low v. Boyland &nbsp; &nbsp; Cribb v, Ward - Wadge v. Keys. &nbsp; M.jAdam v. Harrison - Warry v, Sherwin Bartely v. Hanran - Laurie v. Hopkins &nbsp; Scrivener v. Houghton'' Sloman v. Maskell & anr Spencer v. Boyland - Stephens v. Gaskarth. &nbsp;
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tub wo'okly meeting of thoMunicipal Council was hold on Monday last. All tho aldermen wore proseut. Tho minutes of tho previous meeting were rend nnd confirmed. ? ' STORES AT THE QUEEN'S WHARF. A letter was read from Captain Towns, offering, to soil tho corporation tho stores bnilt'by him on tho Queen's Wharf, which had boon ceded by the government to,,thu corporation on tho expiration -of 'his lease in October noxt. It wasrcsolved on the motion of Alderman Stephens, seconded by Alderman Edmond stoxe, that a reply he sent to Captain Towns, expressing tho willingness of the corporation to treat, and inquiring terms. STEAM FEllltY. A lotter was read from Mr. W. Pettigrew, lesseo of tho now furry, requesting to bo al- lowed to ploco-a'steamor oii the ferry. Alderman Warren proposed that the matter bo referred to tho Ferry Committee, who, with arbitrators appointed by tho lessee, should be empowered to make arrangements as to the terms' upon which tho steamer should b...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The houso mot, pursuant to 'adjournment, at half-past davon. Thu following members worn presont whon summoned by the Usher of tho Black Rod to attend his Excellency in tho chamber of the Legislative Council:? Tho Speaker, Colonial Secretary, Colonial Treasurer, Attorney-General, and Messrs. > Ruff, Fitsssimmnns, Coxen, Lilley, R. Cribb, j i Royds. Richards, Warry, Edmond*lone, and ] 1 Binktinuy. ¦
The courier. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1801. SUPPLEMENTARY SUMMARY PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
XtZK* WEDXCSDA V, A UGUST 14, 1801. ;.-:¦. '¦? iaXJ.-PPLEMSNTAB,Y- ! ' s !u m" m: A"E"T¦;. TliOKOGATlON OF .PARLIAMENT. The prorogation of parliament took place this day, according tu previous arrangement.' Thc .ceremony attending it was precisely similar to that which characterised the open, ing, and there was tho sarne absence of any demonstration on the part of tho spectators." Tho vice-regal speech, which appears jn our parliamentary report, denis merely iti geno-' nilities, and mny be regarded beyond the reach of criticism, since there is nothing in it to criticise. ' Tho session, which commenced on thu I 30lh of April, hus thus lasted something gym three months, aaa. ph coipaiiug the number of sittings and their..duration-;- with those of the previous! session, avo find; tluit^ the;.-two. parliamentary campaigns /closely.' assimilate to 'ench-iother, both* in point of time and the number ol' .measures brought forward. Thus, in tho session of I860,' the Assembly sat lifty-livc ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY TELEGRAM.] LAMBING FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
LATEST INTSLLlGEffCE. [UY TELKGKAM.] LAMBING FLAT. News lins been received by telegram to the 7th instant. On that day two more rioters were taken. Tho two rioters previously taken have been sent on to Goulburn. Messrs, Spicer and Cameron aro helioved by the authorities to bo still nt Lambing Flat, and thero is every expectation of their being arrested there. . , Five hundred Chinese have boen'replaced at B:iclv-?Ireck. They arc said to bc doing well. They aro Inca tod at tho linc ugruud upon by Mr. Cowper when ho was there. The Naval Brigade, left on tho Oth of August, for.Sydney, and Colonel Kempt lins issued a Brigade Order," thanking them fur their services and intimating that ho had re- ceived from tho civil authorities an expres- sion of opinion that thero was no necessity for detaining thom longer. A now prospect hus boen discovered two miles from thu Camp, and thu ground is turn- ing out 1 dwt. to tlio buckut. It has beon raining up to tho last dato for moro than twelve hour...
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. Tub parliamentary session of 1802 was yos t n-day brought to a close with tho customary f rrmtilities. Tho soldiers and volunteers were' drawn up in front of tito Council 'Chambers to receive his Excellency, who alighted from his carriage punctually at 12 o'clock. A large number of citizons had con grogated.'oiitsido tho Legislative Chambers to witnoss thc arrival of his Excellency. In order to do honour to' thu ceremonial, tho .moru.loyal of our tradosmen in Queen-street had "hung out their banners on tho outward walls," and tho weather being delightfully, imo and sunny,"tho town presented a very animated appearance for a time. After-thc delivery of thu Prorogation Speech, and be- fore his return to Government House,' his Excellency, having entered his carriage, delivered a brief address to tho assorablcd volunteers, thanking theinfor, their attond nnco,, and complimenting them upon their soldierlike appearance.
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
CoimnercEiiB Eitt«'tl!ixi-stce. Qokkn-stheet PiiovEKTY.?Mr. J. Hopkins, of tho Horso Biizuir, nu Moiul-iy completed tho purclmso of tim two-storied simp and pre- mises of Mr. Baynes, watchmaker, opposite the Police Court,'fur tho sum of £KJ00. Com- petent judges declare this property, nt pre-, gont rates, to bo worth £1S00. and Mr. Hop- kins may pride himself in having secured u good bargain. We would direct tho attention of those in- terested to an .literation in tho conditions for the Queensland loan. By clause 3of tho con- ditions heretofore advertised, the debentures were rando interminable by tho insertion of the words " at the option of the government only." As tho intention of the act was to make tho dobonturos torjniiiulilo af:or twenty years' curroncy, tho wordH above quoted have Deon omitted from tho amended advertise- ment, Mr. R. Davidson i olil at niutlioi., nt his Rooms, yestord iv, nu invoice ofirinn'ongory. There was a good attendance of thc trade, and vory fair pric...
SMALL DEBTS' COURT. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
SMALL DEBTS' COURT. Monday. BEFORE Messrs. Petrie, Brown, and Drury. — FENWICK v. LAURIE.— This was an action for £4 10s. for goods sold and delivered. A contra account was proved, and a verdict given for plaintiff for £2 and costs. KENWICK v. LAURIE. —This was an action for the sum of £10, being the alleged amount of damage done to a dwelling place at Eagle Farm, belonging to plaintiff, and occupied by defendant for some time, as a tenant. Mr. Garrick appeared for defendant. It came out in the course of the evidence that the property in question was not at the present time the property plaintiff, having been mortgaged &nbsp; to Dr. Fullerton, and the equity of redemp- tion having been since disposed of. The Bench, however, reserved the decision upon the legal question of the power of plaintiff to bring this action, and proceeded to enter into the merits of the case. The witnesses examined were two men named Barclay and Jack, and plaintiff and defendant. The evidence as to t...
Letter to the Editor. ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
ILcMcp io the E(litor.| ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. Sir, - Tho motto of your journal' is ''hear the other side," which makes nie feel assured that you will allow me a small space in your valuable columns, in order that, tho public may form a more .correct opinion of tele- graphic matters, .than is possible from tho letters which havo occasionally appeared on tho subject. I also wish to say that sumo of the observations in your leading article of last Monday aro not quite correct. With tho general tone of that artiulo I might find fault, but leaving that for the present, will offer a few counter-statements showing that the Telegraph Department is not in such a bad way as you make out, but that it is managed with a duo regard to both, efficiency and economy, and is entitled to rank with any other government department. Instead of there having been a ridiculously excessive supply of books, printed forms, &o., the fact is that when the various stations aro furnished with as m...
To the Catholics of Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
To the Catholics of Queensland. FRIENDS and,"Bli j'T II RE N,-^ We have a duty to perform this week?8 grave duty, ii'sacred duty tb our Bishop. In tho namo'of virtue, honor, and religion, let us perform it well. In ibo wisdom of Providence, nnd Hie'favor of the Holy Seo,'a great and go;d BMiop has teen ?ent to un. Are we wo-tliy of him'? Are iho Ciitholics ofQtteemdaml worthy of their Dislirip? Like o. true Apostle, he hus left all thing" t»fol- low his Divine Allister?tie baa left home, fiiomls, everything.- Hiall wc not rio son.ething to siipjd.v o him tho placrt of tia', dear' isbtiiil-liii-ne?of those ninny iiear 'friends? of ALI. that in Li 1'lf-i-ncn'hVing laith ho has relin&lt; nisheil, nf ut the oxnni'ile of Abraham, the Father of the Faithful?- To bre.dc to ns the Bread ot" lit". he has come ? to impart to. us the ught, and i^riice, and liliusings of the Gospel he. has como -hall wo not reverence hi- high niinistn 1 Miall we not, aid his holy mission 7 Even now our ...
POLICE COURT.—SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
TOLIOE COURT.?Saturday. Before tho Police Magistrate. James Rankin, for drunkenness, was fined (ls., or in default 24 hours' imprisonment. Peter Handle, charged with vagrancy, was discharged with a caution. Monday. Beforo tho Mayor, the Police Magistrate, and E. R. Drury, Esq. Dennis O'Brien, Samuel Buckley, and John Carter, each pleaded guilty to tho charge of drunkenness, and were fined 3s., or in default 21 hours' imprisonment. Michael Bourko, for the same offence was Tined 10s. Thomas Whitmore, found wandering about tho streets atlo'olookin tho morning unable togivo an account of himself, was discharged with a oaution. .simp-lifting.?Sarah Tilcombe, a woman with a baby in arms, accompanied by an intelligent-looking lad between five and six yours of ago, was charged with stealing cor tniu goods from tlio shop of Mossrs. Stewart and llommnnt, drapers, on Saturday night last. From tho evideneo of Mr. Stewart it appeared that tho prisoner with her children carno into tho shop on Sat...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
Moleton Bay Tramway Company. NOTICE is hereby given Unit tho first General Meeting of the .ihiireliolders ol' the Moielou J'uv Tramway. Conn tiny will bo holden on THUKSDAY, tho twelfth ol" Scpiein tii-r next, at the Company's offices in Queen street, in the oily of Hrisuane, in the colony »l Queensland, d'or the purpose, amongst other things? (1.) Of electing Directors in the place nt the present Directors; Henry Buckley, Ksq , Thiimns Blacket Stephens, Ksq., ?John Petrie, Kfq., W.F. Kennedy, K>&lt;|., an-l William Coote. Ksq., who, in conformity with the terms of ibo Act retire from .office, but «ho Icing eligible for re- election offer themselves accordingly. (2.) For considering a proposition mmle in terms of the Act for increasing the ii umber of directors from fl to 7. (3.) Fur (contingent on the udopiion of such proposition) the election of tao oilier directors for which election CHARLKS COXKN, Esq'.,'M.L.A. ?GKOKGB' F.DMONDSTONE, Jisq, M.L.A., and WILLIAM JiKucKES...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 14 August 1861
'ff.I '"LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. A veky largo nnmhor of ladies and gentle- men assembled to witness tho ceremony nf prorogation ; and amongst thc number wo ^noticed Bishop Tufncll, Donn Rigney., and thc 'chieffciy.il officers of the government. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Brisbane being' absent, as wu understood, at Ipswich, .was, of cohrso, not present. Thc display of " beauty and fashion" maintained its pro-cminenco' by thc largo humber nf ladios in attendance, and tho gallantry >of the President and tho other gentlemen who to'ok pur.tju .tho arrangement. Among those present, wo' noticed Lady Bowen, and many other ladies, who seemed to taku a deep interest in thc proceedings. Thu building, in fact, was crowded to excess, and as thu male portion of tho sex gnvu way to, tho female, .wo nra bound to state that tho display of -'fashion and beauty" on the occa-' sion constituted a very pleasing episode, in thc history of our parliamentary proceedings. Thc members present wero tho Prosi...