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LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. COOKTOWN, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 June 1885
LATEST 1ST WIRE. [FEOM ODS OWW COBBK8PONDKNT.] QUEENSLAND. -. - -'" - - COOKTOWN-, June 3. Mr. Massey (senior) has been un- fortunately speared by the blacks near the Laura, the spear entering just;be- low the shoulder.'" Poole's buggy lias gone to bring him down. .". - * - ' Towssvii.r.E,June 1. The railway statiou, with contents, including 150 bales of wool, a quautity ef kerosene. Sic.,' was totally destroyed by fire on Saturday. The origin of the fire is unknown, but is supposed to have been caused through spontaneous combustion of the wool. BMSBANE, May 30. The Hon. S. W. Griffith and the Hóiu A-.B"itiedg«.wiU leave for Towns- ville and Charters Towere on June ll. Parliament will probably meet ou the Tth'jJuly. I A lii tie girl, warned Goodman,. died a*" SbutirBrisbau'e'frohi the 'effects of I swallowing some opium pills which were picked up by lier brother among the debris -.pf Clarke's chemish shop, which was burued down recently. - A married woman, named Parsons, was found d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 June 1885
CAIRNS QUADRILLE ASSEMBLY. ,_. THE FIEST MÄLBWiaiiSTOl , will be held in the DIVISIONAL HILL,: ON MONDAY, JUNE 22,1885. The Committee request the Lad'e« to appear attired in White Dress, with Native Blue Sash; and the Gentlemen in White Trousers and Shirt, with Native Bine Sash. TICKETS-Double, ISs ; Single, 10s. Dancing to cómasenos at 9 o'clock. H. PYNE, Boo Secretary. DEATH TO WHITE ANTS. INVALUABLE to PROPEBTY OWNEKS. effectually removes White Ants from all woodwork, and preserves the sane from the farther ravagea of those rapacious insects. Thc Proprietor confidently recommends taw above tu the notice of the public and all property owners bi whose premises the White Ants have commenced their work of destruc- tion, who will save incalculably by conan!t iaffhiUl. ::: ; . WANTED known that subscribers to " THE Cunas POST " caa save 5s per annum by paying- ia vivant s. NOTICE. THE usual Monthly Sitting of the Land Commissioner's Court Trill be helli at the Lands Oliice, on WEDNEKIU...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 June 1885
Local Items. We understand that the cane on the Hambledon plantation is looking well, and crushing will commence in about a month's time. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The reserve alluded to some time ago on the Mulgrave for a police paddock is now proclaimed as temporarily reserved for that purpose. In the list of exports by the Quiraing we find 297 mats and 576 bags sugar, 150 casks molasses, 309 bags tin ore ; 347 bags maize ex Burdekin, and 13 cases bananas ex Glan- worth. &nbsp; The blacks do not seem deterred from their usual foraging-expeditions even when a police inspector is in our midst on an official visit. Last week they cleared out a selector within three-miles of the post office, which &nbsp; speaks very little for police protection in the North. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At the Police Court, on Saturday last, Sub-in...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 June 1885
ARRIVALS. May ¿3.-A relier, s.s.. Capt. Morna, from Sydney vin, ports. Pus80u^rs-Mrs. Menton, family anil serrunt. Hrs. Shaw, Messrs. Collopy» Harrison, M'Ardle, Lain>c, uud Lipscombe. May 28.-Glanworth, s.s.. Capt. Lee, from Bris- bane, TÍO. ports. Passengers-Messrs. J. Macnamara, J. Kenny. II. Jumes, and 12 ia steeraire. r May 28.-Burdekin, s.s.. Capt. Keir, from Townâ ville, via Johnstone Bi ver. FttSüeuírers-Mr. Clif to.i. awl 4 in steerage. - -May tiL-Qoirainir, s.s.. Capt. M'Lean. from Mel* bourne, vii Sydney, Brisbane, and ports. Passen- gers- Messrs. F. T. Wimble, E. Duelos, G. Bennison, Goolman, Milford*and 1* in steerage. May Glanworth, 9^., Capt., Lee, from Cook- town. Pa» sen .re rs-Messrs. "Wood, Barr, 12. Dealiou, F. DesLon. J. Sword, T. Huiur, and Sin^ Yee. May 30.-Archer, AJÍ.. Capt. Morris, from Cook- town. Passengers-Mrs. Kershaw and child, Messrs. Kershaw, Wa£sh,,and -lia steerage. . June ii.-Bardekin, s.s.. Capt. Keir, fruniTowua vill, via Johnstone Eiver. Pas...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 June 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. . rjlHE Company's Steamers leave till» port EYEKY THURSDAY FOE NOBTHEBN POETS, ami EVES Y SATUBDAY EVENING FOB SOÜTUEBN POETS. For Fares and Bates ot Freiübt, apply at the Company's own Office, at Wharf. BURNS, PHILP and CO. (LIJIITMD), Agents. SIM Mt LIMITED. Incorporated under "The Companies Act," 1SC3. BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital Paid-up Capital Reserve Fund ; Gold bought or forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Bates. Draft« issued on Head Office, Branches and Agents. Advances made against Tin and other Produce., and all other usual bankin); buginesrtranaacted. WM. CHAS. SMITH, . Manager, Cairns Branch. "(TJIHE HEEBEBTON ADVEBTISEB." A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10s per quarter, or JtS annually, in advance. Thc " Advertiser " has a large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild Biver tia, silver, sad copper mines. ED...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. June 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
SOUTH ATJSTBALIA. June 9. The rddress m reply to the Gover- nor's speech commenced in the Legisla- tive Council to-day, after which the House adjourned. In thc Legislative Assembly John G. Downer moved an amendment cn the address, amounting to a rote of no confidence in the Government. The debate will be resumed to-morrow, but parties are very closely divided, and thc greatest uncertainty prevails re- garding thc result.
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. COOKTOWN, June 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
LATEST BÏ W1BE. fjnmc ora ow« OOSUSTOMHUT.] . QTjxnraiJuro. ,.00 fi "gÇtZQôi&àmA*Mw&»;Z A maa Barned Patrick Farrell fell off No. 1 wharf on Friday evening last and was drowned. /..j-V, T^Guthrie arrived here from Hou? Xong on Sunday, bringing amongst hir general cargo »is tons of goods for Cairns. . Charles Eyre Massey died on Frîdav last from the effects of «par wounds by thc Wacks, fit Balsers station, Breeza Plains, internal Lemmorage having set m m the lungs. . . - Julie 10. ru- * I s.toIie from t,,e Mu»te t h"8to «eward clan.,, Xoroianbv gold held cnwherf at Charters Tower?, nv alucd loot 2dwt of retorted gold. Ti Jowvsv" r&lt;E, June 9. j lAe Townsville brewery gained the ri l»Tc and special medal for exhibits of bottled ale and porter at the show (TEORGITOWV. June 0 i he result of assays from the Bal- moral line of reefs is as follows - Mevensons lease, No. 1 assay, 9oz ^o. 2, doz per ton. J ' i-i. V «. ' June 10. the last cnuhing» :,t tho Cumber- lan...
VICTORIA. [?]MELBOURNE, June 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
VICTORIA. ^--MEIBOUJISE, June C. A difficulty has ansen m the cigar trade. The Cigar-makers Society has called out 25 men employed by Messrs. Jacobs, Hart and Co., Queen-street, in consequence of thc ii rai employing au excessive number of boys.. : The baga in which the plunder was taken away from the National Bank, Collingwood, have been found in Stud- ley Park. The detectives are in pos- session of information which is likely to lead to the apprehension of the robben. ' ....... .. ,... June 8... : A'pubhc meeting of citizens desirous of maintaining the integrity of the Empire; aaid bring : its "various posses- sions into closer union, was held at the Town Hall «n Friday eveniug, the pro- ceedingstJurouchout being most enthu- siastic, although a small sprinkling of anti-federatkmists were preaeut. A reaolutkm was passed-" That in order to maintain the integrity of the British Empire, and bring its puta into' closer] union, some federation' is essential." A society was formed to car...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, June 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
HEW SOUTH WALES. . : STDNET, June G. Tattersall s Steeplechase Meeting was held at Randwick on Saturday. The weather was fine, but there was* only a modérate attendance. The following are the resulta :-Hurdle Ka ce : Echo atar 3.'"Selling Race : Storm 1, Euliuc 2, Obert 3. ..Grand National Steeplc chaw : Profess 1, Fingal 2, Trickett 3; there were eight starters for this nee, the winner coming in easily at the finish by two lengths. Contingent Stakes : Ton Brown 1, Wallangra 2, TractieS. The Colonial -Secretary received a cablegram on Saturday from the Agent General stating that he begged offici- ally to info« ham that the Queen had conferred the" honour bf K.C.M.G. on Mr. Stuartthe ' Premier, and General Seratehley, High Commissioner of New G uinea. .. ? : Arebbkbop Moran laid tte founda- tion atone of a new ehureh and school adjoining St.. Peter'sChurch,, Surry Hu^ to-day,~ also the fonndation stone of a new High School connected with the convent of , Ae Good Saaiaritan, Newtown. ...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. June 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
Onr Neighbours. [»BOM OD¿ OWÎ» COBBÍSPONBEÍTSr] HEBBEBTON. June 5. SLKKTT ruins all the week, which hare by no means improved business lines, and as a wind np Leon's circus and menagerie open to-morrow night, the cortege having arrived to-day, which means a slack business night for one end of the town. Our Divisional Board held a whole day meeting on Monday. It appears by the pub- 1 listed report that the condition of their treasury is not healthy, and the ADVERTISE* asserts that to carry out the requirements of the division nothing less than a subsidy of between five and six pounds upon each pound of rates collected will be of any service, and that it has cost that amount already Of course the assertion is easily proved by totting up the loans and grants for roads. I believe the same calculation, or something approaching to it, ia suitable to nearly all the divisions in the North, and that a subsidy of two to one is a " delusion and a snare." The present system is simply reverting ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
«yoml Coiwm._ APLIX, BKOWX AND CO, LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE.. THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsville, Dun- geness, Cardwell. Mourilyan Harbour, imd Johnstone River, leaving Townsville every Monday, ..arriving at .Cairns on WeJnesilay atternoon. Por Fares and Freights apply to -BTJKXS, PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE. AND- - SWALLOW'S . ;WHAHF. --. . ' H The s.s. ZEUS will" leave the wharf every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at'll a.m.. returning . at 3 p.m. sharp. Leaving | the Wharf on Fridays ut 7 o'clock. All freights must be paid by shippers. Full particulars on application to HOBSON,,DRAPEß AND .CO,, L ' Agents. KED. T. W I M B L E, I AUCTIONEER LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Eeliable Valuations made, and Realizable | Mattet Value quoted. - :lutuKuUnK inve*tora cali rely upon their i InUmraftA vacclvinK tuomt. cnrwlul Attention; market prices being obtained for them. - Temporary-Officer Corner Spence-street and Esplanade, next to the Poet and Tele- graph Office, Ca...
LAND COURT. (Before Mr. Acting-Commissioner Hartley.) LAND ACT OF 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
LAND COTJBT. (Before Mr. Acting-Commiaekraer Hartley.) LAUD ACT or 1S&4. Conditionally approved.-Ernest Robert, 107 acres, parish of Uraftoa ; Ednxl Lind- sey. 1O0 acres, parish of Grafton ; William Petersen; 103 acres, parish of Gratton ; John Allen, 114 aerea, parish of Grafton ; Edward Onploek, 300 acres, mruh of Smithfield. I Adjonraed.-Jaavs Ferrier. 60 acres, parish of Grafton; J. A. HartUl, 83 acres, parish of Oraftoa. Withdraws.-John AUea. 104 acres, parish of Grafton. - Li*I> ACT or 1876. Certificates of fulfilment of conditions granted.-James Foons, Ho. 141, parish of Smithfield John Jackson Fallon. No. 19G, parish of Smithfield; Gerard Cuauoiag Clayton, No. 100, parish of Trinity ; Jona Hill, No. 199, parish of Trinity.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
SHIPPING. e ARRIVALS. June t.-Fitzroy, a.».. Capt. Xiglitingull, from Brisbane, TO ports. _ ... June S.-Fitzroy, sj., Ç»pt. NigntinsaH, Crom Cooktown. . June ".-Corea, s.s., from Svuney. via ports. June 8.-Ebuun!r, s.s.. Capt. Lake, from Mel- bourne, ria ports. Passemrers-Miss Baxter, Slessrs. Severin. Deruani. un*! Boyd JuneJO.-Maranoa, sj.. Capt. Hampton, from Syd- ney, TWÍ ports. . ímw W.-B!anian?, s.s., Capt-Iüüte, from Fort T>ouglas.
EXPORTS. Ex EL[?]MANG. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
- EXPORTS. Ex ElJJtïNG. - - I Consigned to Jock and Newell, Herberton.-IO ctses tinned butter. Continued to Burns, Philp and Co.-1 case drapery, 1 trust* drupery, X j fei reel» 2 cases iron pipe». iTL*ceIL*neoiiM.-1 box boah bootu, IS but» potatoes, 77 empty hogshead*, 1 case flower, 2 »lo ginger- bread. 1 parcel printed matter, 1 bale paper, I case ' mere hu mlii*;, 1 trunk effects, 2 saddles, 1 case axes, 1 cask bard ware, 2 crater stores, 1 corn sheller, 1 fly ?wlieol. 23 bat;* potatoes, 21*1*» onions, 15 baled chaff, \ v»**s«A. Ojr»tw«jr. I cnia. \0 do stout. 1 do ^IxWky. sewing TOacrnn>iT"Í*^p«j^i^í^ lintis, 2 &lt;I&lt;» sardines, 2 do salmon. 1 do liorriny*. 50 d&lt; kerosene. 6 Uafraí £. 1 pureel. 1 box, I Jo can. lit«, J « we s ii mirier, 1 do restas. 12 do kerosene, 25 do ale Iules chaff, 2 cases sumirles, I do iron monkery, lc t » noils. 6 do ieroxeue, ^ do milk, I Nix caudles I ide coffee, 1 Iwjr peas.-Burns, Philp and Co., ..¿Tints. Es FITZROY....
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 June 1885
DEPABTUBES. Jmie k-Fitiioy, s.s., Capt. Nisutiuglt. for Cook- town. Pasiengers-Miss Wliololian, If ess«. Blake ney. Watoh.-JUt Ton, 3 bor», nmt 5 in «*«er«çe.~.--- - June 6.-fitzroy. Copt. ^igMinsuU for Bris- bane. Tin ports." Passengers-34ra. Qnin. Mr. I*. - &. Dun's, «id ¿2 in steerage. . _ , June -.-Core«, IA. for Normanton and Tliuwday Island . , ,T-._. June 9. -Eiaiuamr. s.s.. Capt. take, for Port Douglas. Pasienaers-Messrs. Burns and W alsn. . June 10.-EUmautr,s.s.. Capt. Xake, for Melbourne», via Sydney, Brisbane, and ports.