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ARREST OF THE SOI DISANT REV. MR. SPURGEON, SWELL MOBSMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
ARREST OFTHE SOT DISANT REV. MRl. SPUIIGEON, SWELL MOBSHMAN. (From the Cork Erioiner.) A Vounne mnn wos broaght uip t tile pnlice-onice this day (Friday), charged by Hecd.enctnsitlo ],le with hlavie, by the nstmljmptii, 'f the lrev. Mr. Spit'uegon's nomo, impowied oil everdal Iotel-keepeurs nlld others.in Limerick and Cork. The prisoner ithppeared to be helot titcointy-.ight yeats of oge. Hebserverdl a grave dtmtnintur, and suiitally to it wnt dressed in ilack cloth ciotlls fita cleric:tl ct. T'he proceedings of tll iriOonert ii Limerick we have Irnadiy desIciedh. It apptere the prisonier arrived in Cork on WeCltntottay. atut tOltk uip his recilenci at the Imperial Hotel, entering his nanu on the arrival list as the le.v. Mr. Sinrgeon. After par. taking of seine rerrechtent at tile bar, he entered te nsmooke-retom anll called for a rigar, w\hich wati hilly giv-n him. The waiter askeul ftir layoett. Mr. Spurgeon, slter sealreliing his ptocketo, ttiti thi:t his chanlge was in his hx. ...
STOCK AND STATION CIRCULARS. [MR. BREWSTER.] [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
STOOK AND STATION CIRCULARS. oRe. mrwrBTEm. Br~rrox.-There are many enquiries for good station properties in the favourite distriats, and 1 have several large transactions in negotiation. Store Cattle.-Thlere is no improvement in the demand for this class of etock, and sale diticuhl to eftet even, at present quotations. Holders are asking 25s. to 27. Gd. for equal sexes--one to seven years old: all females, 27s. 6d to 0a; bullocks, 2 to 7, 40as. for delivery on the station. Store Sheep.-Several enquiries for this description of stock, particularly sound breeding ewes and mixed lots; very few, however, of any sort in the narket at present. . , I. .
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [MORT AND CO.] [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. S(Mox AND co.] WooL.:-The quantity offered to day was too small to be taken as a test of the market, nor shall we be abl!e to ?ay how pries will rule until the arrival of -ame corsiderablo portion of the new clip whiclh nay now be shortly looked for. Of six lot offered,,two were withdrawn, the rest are under. Shseepokine.-Last week prices were fully maintained, with, .if anytliog, a eligbht adrace. Two large lois brought 8*d per lb. TaloIw.-All offered to-day found buyers, except two pareels, withdrawu fora higher figure." Pric.s ranged from ;3s. 8d. to Si. 6d. for bef, and 89s. to 4ts. for mutton. Oh shlipping paroelof 2. casks middling quality, brought 36.. Hideg--About 1430 were offered, the whole of which passed the hammer at a decided advance, for good and heavy, on the prices that have been ruling for aome weeks past. Ote lot of New Zealand, heavy, realised I5s. Ad., and several other lots 1s. to 14s. 9d. For inferior and middling, quotations remain the same....
LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
LONDON WOOL SALES, Sale by Mr. Henry P. Hughes, Monday, August 5th. Ex Omar Pasha (Moreton Bay); CAA, 82 at 254d, 10 at 25d, I at 24d. 4 at 18td, 1 at 174d. Ex Dunean Dunbar (Moreton Bay): DMJ, 7 at 2901, 8 at 29d, 5 at 28id. Ex British Trident: M and D over Glengallan, 19 at 27d. 7 at 26d, 8 at 25d, I at 25d, 1 at 24td ; WJK, 18 at 21d, 410 at.20jd. W 1 Sale by Mesars. Southey and Son, Tuesday, August 6th. Enx Walter Bood: J WL over W, 9 at. 2d4,d20 at 224, 8 at 21td. Enx British Trident: GO over Tarong, 8 at 231d, 7 at 23d, 7 at 221d, 1 at S2d, 1 at 144ld. Ex Woolloomooloo (Que osland): North, 39 at 224, I at 224, 2 at 2ljd, 4 at 201d, 6at 38, 1 at 15; WN 21 at 221d, I at 21d, 1 et 20d, 1 at 12d. Bale by Mesrs. tCharles Jacomb And Son, Wednesday 7th Auguet. Ex British Trident, A&RL, 6 at 264d, 25 at 2814, S at 23d, 2 at 22d; Doraey, 6 at 24d, i at 14d ; MD ovtr, Queensland, 18 at 294, 1 at 184; GD in diesvtmed, I aj 29d, B at 274, 4 at 264d, 2 at 321, I at 1 td AB ovnr . B...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
SYDNEiY. RoERNa OP. THE REBEaxc-It will be in the recol lection of our readera that about twelve months ago a report reached Sydney of the loss of the American whaler Superior at Treasury stand, where the crew were nearly all kille and the ship burnt by the natives. The Rebecca, then fitting out for the Island trade, under the command of Captain Develin, received instructions from the American consul to proceed to the island and endeavour to rescue three of the Superior's crew, reported to be still alive in the hands of the natives, and most suecessfully has Captain Develin carried out his very difficult task. The Rebeea arrived at Treasury Iland on the 30th March, and as is usual the natives gathered round tile vessel, and the principal chief, named Copan, together with his son, came on board; but he had no sooner got into the cabin than Captain Develin seeured him, and at once demanded the liberation of the seamen. Thie chief stated that two of thie men had left the Island, having...
EXPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
EXPOBTS' Telegraph: 1 hale wool, 5 casks.tallow, S bundles skins. Tidswell & Co.; 2 casks tallow, 53 hides, 50 bales wool, W. Gray & Co.; 23 bales wool, G. Thorn; 16 bales wool, 125 hidres, B. Forrest; 10 bales wool, D. Morris; I parcel D. M'Grath; 2 cases fruit,. R. How: 12 cases fruit, D. Skyring; 2 casks, B. J. Smith; 10 bales wool, 3 qua'rter-casks, 1 hogshead tallow, 22 hides, 3 bales skins. Hassell & Co.; 1 case Plashman; 2 casks, 1 case J. C. Phillips; 16 hides, 3eussler and Co.; I parcel, Buckland; 9 cases fruit, 6 bunches bananas, A. j. Hockings; 13 hides, 8 bales kins, . Murphly j 7 cases fruit, B. N. Levs 2 eases fruit, RI. Bulooek; 5 as-sa fruit, Lauronee; I letter, Manager. Prince Albert: 120 tons coal. Vixen: 90 tons coal, Bennett; 4 cases cigars, 2 -egs and 1 cask tallow, 17 hides, G. Raff& Co.; 6 tons bones. 7030 horns, R. J. Smith; 'S09 hides, 15 casks tallow, T. B. Stephlens; 4 casks tallow, Ferriter & Jones; 1 easeahbepsbear...
SYDNEY MARKETS.—OCTOBER 11. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
SYDNEY MbARKIETB.-0CTO ER 11. Business continues dull, and the sales by auction duringtlte week have goneralle been unstin:orlant. ThIe newas by Benares has not yet had time to affect our markets, but probably next week, when the advices are . digested, some flu:tutions may take place. Loutan.-The depression noticed in this market still continues, and sales are with difinculty eit'eted. Fine flour is quoted at from £13 10s. to £14 psr ton. A small quantity of Californian flour, ex Druid, was Iinsel at auction on Thursday, at £1t per to t. W test is also dull of sale. Adelaide is quoted atu s. per bushel. Messrs. L. E. Throlkeld and Co. held a grneral sale of groceries. Californian flour, ex Druid, wao placed at £14 er ton; and a few parcels of Mauritius ssugar, ex Wild Wave, at an advance of 30st. on last quotations. Brown's River potatoes fetched £9 15;.'per ton; oareo hay, £6 10s. per ton; and iHobart Town SBaitles, 14s.; cedar, i t. .o 15s. Messrs. Durham and Irwin, at their uvua...
To the Editor of the Queensland Times. Brisbane, October 18, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
To the Editor o~f the QBeen?laod Times. Brisbane, October 18, 1801. Smo--As I am sure you wish to be correct on all points, I do myself the h.nor to enclose a copy of the reply senot to thle twogentlemen who made the liberal and spirited offer of £lOt to the Hurdle Race, by which you will see that the Stewards of the "Metropolitan HKorrle Races" are not 0so illiberal or cautios a the paragraph in this day's Qaueensleand Titne seems to indicate. I have the honor to be, sir, Your mostobedient soervant, D. T. SEYMOUR, Hon. See.
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
bomitatorial. Mr. H. M. Cookburn reports the sale of 42 bead of horses, at an average of £9 8S. each. The following produce hay been received:-At thio stores of Messrs. G. H. Wilson and Co.--22 bales wool, WN; 24 bales wotl, MHNs conjoined; 20 boles wool, RIIB; 2 bales and 1 pocket wool, alid 5 hIles. tallow, TW&Co.; I cask tallow, DJS[C. At the storaes of Meanrs. W. Gray and Co -16 bales wool, WR. At the store of Messrs. H. -owns and Go.-8 bundles heepskins, W. B. Tooth, Clifton; 21 bales wool, B in triosngls.
BRISBANE. Thursday, October 17th. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
BRISBANE. [wuox of OeW COR?ESPOtDoEl f. Thursday, October 17th. It will interest you to learn that the plan of the Tramway Bridge at Ipswich is now under the consider ation of Government. It has been suggested that this strueture might be made to answer all the purposes of the town for some time to conme, by going to a little ad ditional expense. If the'Corporation sand.the Tramway Company could only be brought to agreejn the matter, a bridge might be'built that would answer the purposes of both, and save an unnecessary outlay of.money by each. - The Brisbane Cerporation have called for plans for their bridge, and have offered premiums of £150, ±80, end £40, arcording to merit. A. motion was introduced into the Mnnicipal Conneil, the oth*r day, having in view the lighting of tis cit with kerosine lamps. Since then, a gentleman eonnetetl with a neiahbeuring colony hoe been in immuniecation wilb the Lighting Committee, and has, I believe; ofieed to light the city with gas for £12 per ...
VICTORIA. Thursday afternoon, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
VICTORIA. (Froam the S. . lHerald's Crreeponsldent.) T'huarday afternoon, October 10. His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly is making a tour o: the provinces, whil te the Hun. the Leginlative Countti sits in high dudgeon. The Governlor is received wit marked favour everywhere. Mnltster meetings are railee together, processions are formed, and tithe munictipl bodies find themslves at the head of enthusiastice tihou sands awaiting thie arriva'. Ttere is no mistaking th heartiness of the welcome when the vice-regal earringe draws up, nor the politieol significance ofj he.e displao. The land policy of the Healed' Mitistry? popular tith the masses, and the Governor shares in tie popularity ao ihe has shared with his Ministers in carrying out t his poicy, in the face of an opposition which ,titltakeo dis courtesy for firmness, dogmatic self-assumption for Con sereative bearing, and snubbing the Govontor for loyalty to the Queen. TAhe opposition hare, in fia., played ott enemy's game, and hace d...
Colonial Extracts. NEW SOUTH WALES. NOTES OF THE WEEK. Friday, 11th October. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
Colonial Extractd. -4- NEW SOUTH WALES. (From the Sydney Morning Herald.) NOTES OF THE cnEEK. Friday, 11th October. The most "interesting" event of the past week has been the arrival of tile mail, with news of an advancu in the price of \wool-a-:l very pleasant and sensonablle piece of iteilligence as times go. Tite visit -f tile Govrrnor andl Lady Young to the Hawkeshury, begon at the close of list weekl. his been a very excellent thina fr. the district, and lhasn mflorded a pileasan holliday to thie many VTlunteers and others from Sydrey rwho atendleld n that neca. sion. Besides thle preseantation of colmrs by Lady Yoeng to the lHawikesbuly Volunteers, there was mlucll to attract. The presence of the vice-regal party was as, usual, the signal for many demiin. sltrations of loy:lty. Alddresses were presented andi slnitably repled to. Then there was a dinner., a ihall, and many itlier means of enjoyment to suit the tastes of different visitors. The Sydney Vdoln. teers made the journ...
(From the Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 22 October 1861
(From the Guardian. The Rev. George Wight, formnerly of Brisbane and now in Scotland, is engaged on a work on Queensland, which is to be published in London, price half-a-crown. The book is to the order of Mr. George Street, the well known Colonial news-agent and publisher, of Cornhill, and is intended to be of a more practical character than that lately issued by Dr. Lang, to which so much exception has been taken. It will, at the same time, be more elaborate than Mr. Jordan's phamphlet. Mr. J. C. White, of Jondaryan, arrived from Sydney on Sunday evening, bringing with him twenty-six very superior German sheep; twenty being Saxon Merino rams and six ewes; also four China pigs, and an English boar. Mr. White has also introduced several German labourers. The operations of this gentleman wouled now appear to be rather extensive, having charge of Jondaryan, Goombaurra, Pikedale, and Callandoon (sheep stations), also Widgee Widgee (cattle and sheep), and Colan (cattie): The introductio...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 October 1861
TASMANIA. THE CHAMPION MEET.-The ,obart Town Ad vertiser of the 7th i.,stant, says of the champion race:-" From present indications, we may antici pate that the forthc?oming champion meet will tie one of the most successful of any of the champion races which have yet-taken place. The subscrip tions are coming in well, and the interest the e'ent is exciting is every day becoming greater. The horses to compete f?or the various events are taking up their quarters in and near the city, to undergo their coursq of training. Ben Bolt, the representsa tive of Western Australia, arrived last week after his long journey, in tip-top condition. He has taken up his permanent quarters at Rice's stables, New Town, and takes his breathings regularly every morning over the New Town course. A few days ago we saw at Melton M!owbray, Panic and Shillelagh. Both were looking well, the former especially; and, according to report, he is a regular flyer. He certainly ought to be a good one, cono taining som...
CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT IN TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 October 1861
CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT IT TASMANIA. (Prom the Argas, October 10.) We published, on Tuesday last, the draft of a pe which it is proposed to submit for general signati Tasmania. It sets forth thie impossibility of fine sufeficient number of duly qualified men to take the business of legislation; the discredit brougsht representative institutions; and the disgrace in upon civilization by the intemperate language em; in debate; and its deprecates that anarchial condit affairs towards which the political condition of the is tending. It therefore prays the interposition Imperial authority to cancel the Constitution, : substitute for the existing legislature a council, con of twenty-four members, one-third of whors sh nominated by the Crown and two-thi by the f That such a petition speaks the senti of num thoughtful men and sincere well-wishers of the col which it originated, there is good reason to believ Tasmania, as perhaps elsewhere, the experience of six years has suffired to convi...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 October 1861
VICTORIA. The following extracts are from the Argue: Two merino rams, belonging to Mr. J. S. Currie, one of which (Q E.n.) was bred by T. Learmonth, and the other, a lamb of eight months old, bred by Mr. Currie, were sold at M'Caw's bazaar on Friday, by Power, Rutherford, and Co., at £50 each, being the highest price ever realized for colonial-bred sheep. The lamb is, for his age, probably the largest and most symmetrical merino ever exhibited-in Vic toria at any rate. Under the head, "Warrnambnol Gold.fields," the Examiner of October 8th, says:-" Oar readers may start at this announcement, but who knows that such may not prove a fact. An old resident in this district, living on the Brucknell Creek, well known as Alexander Brock, informs us that last week his wife killed a goose on his farm, in the gizzard of which she found several good specs of virgin gold. This was not killing the goose for the sake of the golden eggs, as the old fable states, but we trust will lead to discoverie...
LAMBING FLAT. SERIOUS AFFRAY WITH THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 October 1861
LAMBING FLAT. SERIOUS AFFRAY WITH THE POLICE. A disturbance took place about eight o'clock on lMonday night, October 14, caused by what is called up here the Donegal mob attacking several persons. The police on duty interfered. Sergeant Coudell and constable Flanaghan were severely maltreated. Flanag?an received a very severe wound on the back of the head, and now lies in'a very dangerous state. The font police, under Inspectors Sanderson and Musograve, together with the mounted police, under Superintendent M'Lerie, were soon on the spot and arrested six men. There was a disposition at filst to attempt a rescue. The police were ordered to fix bayonets. Several of the crowd were bayonetted, and a shot fired into the creowd. The police behaved well, although at first some of the crowd commenced throwinog stones, &c., at them. One of the men arrested is Coyle, who was acquitted at the late Goulburn trials. Several persons are injured, one seriously. Mr. Crisp, a most respectabl...
Colonial Extracts. NEW SOUTH WALES. NOTES OF THE WEEK. Friday, 11th. to Saturday, 19th October. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 29 October 1861
ýColwual ~xtriwt0. NEW SOUTH WALES. (From the Sydney Morning Herald) NOTES OF THE WEEK. Friday, 11th. to Saturday, 19th October. On the evening of Sunday, Mr. Robert Barcomb, an artist, and for some time past. a draughtsman in the Surveyor-Generarl's department, committed sui cide by shooting himself in the head with a pistol. The unfortunate gentleman ?eas evidently of un sound mind, and had been so for a considerable time, having more than once (an former occasions) threatened to commit slf-destruction. The body of Mr. George Land, late a resident at Hartley, was found in the harbour, but his death is shrouded in mystery. He was a respectable steady man. There was no imaginable reason why he should commit suicide, nor was there any reasonable mode of accounting forhis death by accident. On the other hand, his watch and rings were missing when his body was found. The condemned Chinaman Jan Sing, has had a sabort respite granted, in order that he might obtain spiritual instruction a...