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A NEWSPAPER IN ECSTACIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 30 May 1872
A NEWSPAPER IN EC8TACITC8. TUE london Telegraph, in one of its high-flown articles on the " Thanksgiving Da}," lins the following jubilant pas- sage:-" Our glory ia the Thanksgiving Day, secularly considered, lies mainly iu the multitude of the assemblage and the imniensity of their welcome to their (Sovereign. We may read in Froissart or Monstrelet enough and to Bpare of thc gorgeous processions of the Middle Âge». Thc pencil of Andrea Mantegna lias perpetuated the triumphs of Maxi- milian, and Uolbeiu and Dürer have revealed to us on canvas or in engraving all the glories of the Field of the Cloth of Gold, all the sumptuous masquerad- ing of tho crowning of the German Kaiser in tho Bumer at Frankfort. Handfuls of golden ducats scattered among the populace; the Emperor walking beneath a canopy of cloth of gold, supported by silver slaves held np by the proudest nobles of thc Empire ; Cardinals and Bishops and Priests, in scarlet and purple and fine linen, iu point lace, in chasuble...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 30 May 1872
n-ka^ THE AUSTRALASIAN SRO^.-1 8TEAM NAVIGATION jgjfljfljgOOMPANY'a STEAMSHIPS. For SYDNEY. - « Bolclutha," Tun Homing, st 4 o'clock. For GLADSTONE, MARYBOROUGH, and BRISBANE.-» Lady Bowen," on or about Tuesday next. For NORTHERN POBT8.-" Tinonee," on or about 8rd proximo. For BRISBANE. - " Black Swan," Thia Afternoon, at 4 o'clock. F. L. BABEES, Agent, Bockbampton, May 31,1872. " 15LACKBIBD," AND U > «LOBD ASHLEY," .STEAMSHIPS. "Lord Ashier," from SYDNEY for QUEENSLAND P0BT3, on or about Satur- day, June 1. "Blackbird," from MELBOURNE for QUEENSLAND PORTS ma SYDNEY, OD or about Saturday, June 8. At Greatly Seduced Fare* and Freight*. B. M. HUNTER & CO., Agents. WANTED, for Brigantine "Adieu," a COOK & FOUR ABLE SEAMEN. Apply on board. WANTED, a WHEELWRIGHT. Apply to JAMES MCPHERSON, Wheelsmght and Blacksmith, Westwood. WANTED, TWO HOUSE DRIVERS. None but good men need apply. WILLIAM HEARNE*. TO LET, a COTTAGE near the Primitive Methodiat Church. Inquire next door...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 30 May 1872
WE understand that a new trial has been granted by their Honors in the Supreme Court case of Brandon v. Bouel and others, on the &nbsp; points resolved at the trial at Rockhampton in &nbsp; March last. Some very mendacious untruths have lately &nbsp; obtained currency through a section of the Press &nbsp; and otherwise. The following specimen found "under the verandah" is so palpably false that we think little harm will result from its publica- &nbsp; tion .--" Died, on the 29th instant, at Govern- &nbsp; ment House, His Excellency the Governor from &nbsp; the effects of a foul attack of Northern Argus. Much regretted by the Corporation of Brisbane and other disloyal subjects." Mails for Sydney per " Balclutha," close at eight o'clock this (Thursday) evening. WE are indepted to Captain Rose, of the " Adieu," for files of late Adelaide papers, which however, contain no news of general interest that has not been anticipated by te...
[?]ER COPPER MINE [?] WILTON REEF, [?]. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
^^^^^^RBroNDENT on whoso veracity we can ^^Hvrolianre kindly sends tho following intelli ^Hsnce respecting tile above named mineral à^propcrties t Mr. Hill has for the last four or five years been prospecting for gold and other metals. He discovered the Warminster mine more than two years ago, end in conjunction with it, although not on the same section, lie liss also lately applied for a lease of auriferous land in the same district. Mr. Dodg- son joined Mr. Hill some lime ago, and as most of our readers are aware, the business has been carried on under the firm of Hill and Dodgson. Although the undertaking was not very promising et Bret, and was engaged in against thc strongly expressed opinion of Mr. Daintree, the Government goologist, the proprietors persevered in their endeavours to work the cojiper lode, with what success will be under- stood when we state that both English and Australian capitalists have been carefully looking out for the results, and that within the last mon...
THE GOVERNOR'S REPLY TO THE OPPOSITION MEMORIAL. (From the Brisbane Courier, May 20.) [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
THE GOVERNOR'S REPLY TO THE OPPOSITION MEMORIAL. (.Irvin the Brisbane Charier, May 20.) THE following communication bas boen received from His Excellency tbs Governor ia reply to tbe memorial lately presented by members of the Legislative Assembly : Government Houae, Brisbane, 18th May, 1872. Gentlemen,-I. have carefully con- sidered the momorial presented to me by you, signed by twelve members of tho Legislative Assembly, " Protesting against permission being granted to the Ministers to arrest the public business of the colony, or to pledge its credit by continuing the administration of affairs without Supply, or to with- hold the redress of great and acknowledged grievances, after having refused a reasonable, although temporary, Supply, until an effort could bo made to satisfy the wishes of the public for a a reform of their representation." 2. As regards that portion of the memorial which refers to events which took place before ray assumption of tho Government, I must decline to...
MANIFESTS. OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
MANIFESTS. OUTWARDS. Way 81.-Balclutha, e.«. for Sydney: 2 parcela gold (246 ota. 19 dwi». 17 git.), Bank of New South Wale« ; 1 parcel gold (276 on. 14 dwte. 21 grs.), 44 balea wool, 1 bundle akin*, Australian joint Stock Bani; 2381 mat« 24 bega sugar, ex Tinonee ; 20 hides, 1 box, R. G. Wood ; 4 bales wool, B. Morrison t 16 bales wool, W. Kilgour; 69 balea wool, W. 8. Pauls 2 hogsheads 1 quarter-cask tallow, 31 hides, S. Part ; 8 tierces tallow, 48 hides, 1 bale wool, 1 1 bale ahespakins, W. Jager i 1 parcel gold, 122 ota. 1* dwta. 4 grs.), Union Bank) 2 bales wool, John Hendrick and Co. ; 2 parcels, H. H. Hunter and Co. ; 29 tierces tallow, William Pattison; 1 case,. J. Palmer and Co. ¡ 1 oaso, H. Beed ; 117 hides, Berkelman arid Co. ; 263 cakes copper, G. B. Shaw. Maj SI.-Blackswan, s.a., for Brishone: 1 paree), Btowort and Lucas ; 1 parcel, Hopkins ; 1 bag, F. h. Barker. For Sydney : 43 bales wool, Bank of New South Wales ¡ 74 bales wool, 8. B, Davis.
MINING ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
MINING ENTERPRISE. THE year 1872 marks a new era in the history of New South Wales and Queensland. The gold discoveries in 1850 and 1851 revolutionised matters social, commercial, and political. The extraordinary rise in the value of two great staples of colonial produce which has just taken place, promises to effect a change scarcely less important. The last year's wool clip realised nearly fifty per cent more than its estimated value at the time of shipment, and the j value of copper bas been enhanced almost in a corresponding ratio. Within the past two years the price of this metal bas been so low as £68 per ton ; by last English mail the Peak Downs Copper Mining Company received a telegram stating that a sale of their copper had been made at £100 per ton ! Ibus, sheep runs, which eighteen months ago could not be carried on at even a moderate profit, are now become fortunes to their owners, and mining ventures which a year since would have been rash speculations, are now deemed p...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
COMMERCIAL. Br/enrE6a trumao'ions daring IMO past (reel: j have not been of a rory activo character. Carriage rates to the interior remain ahoul tho same, willi a tendency if anything to a liighor figure. The arrival of the " Adieu," brigantine, from Adelaide, has relieved the flour market to some extent. A Urge parcel of her cargo has . has changed hands, and quotations may be enid to bo 8rtn at from £17 to £17 10s. Sydney . reporta show an advance in thc price of wool- packs. Woollen materials ara also quoted at a considerable advance. The receipts of produce during thc week hare beon aa follows : By G. B. Shaw : 96 bales wool, Cardbcign s 24 bales wool, PiOo. ¡ 177 cakes (9 tons lewt. 1 qr. 4 lbs.) copper. ' By John Headrick and Co. ; 2 bales wool, GENE over St. Helens ; 26 bales wool, TiL. By W. Beid end do. : 7 bales wool, DLW. Ion* UACFABL-tTtK reports :-Tho rain Inst week lias bud a very beneficial cfltect, and nil descriptions or good .toro sheep eau now bc readily sold at I...
WRECK OF SCHOONER "FANNY CAMPBELL." Monday, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
WRECK OP SCHOONER "FANNY CAMPBELL." Monday, May 27. TnK schooner "Fanny Campbell" was wrecked on Yarra Island, Banks' Group, on the 18th March. Her crew and passengers wero all eared. The vessel broke up within three bours from the time the crew and passengers landed. Tlie shipwrecked people suffered greatly from fever end ague, three of the natives dying from the attacks. The Government agent and two others came to Brisbane in the " Lyttona," sshoonor, yoelor day. They report that the Captain of the "»Tanny Campbell" had left Yarra Island for Sydney. The remaining crow and passengers also left tho island in a ketch for Havannah Harbour, but ns they had not arrived thero ton days after- wards it is feared thc ketch is also wrecked.
THE GREAT RAILWAY PROJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
THE GREAT RAILWAY PROJECT. Ins scheme broached in South Australia for a grand Trans-Oontinental railway from Fort Augusta to Port Darwin is not to be reproached merely on account of ita boldness, for sometimes boldness is tile truest wisdom. Nor is it to be censured on account of the large demand made by the promoters for an endowment in land, unless it can be shown that the saleable value of that land is immensely in excess of tbe capital required to construct the work. If it is worth while for South Australia to have such a railway, the cost of it must be paid in some sliape or other ; and it is surely better to pay that cost in a land currency of which it has a superabundance, than in hard cash, of which it has too little. Without a railway the central territory will for an indefinite number of years remain practically worthless. A small revenue may bo drawn from adventurous squatters, who, under the necessity of finding an outlet for their surplus stock, may be willing to hazard...
JUSTICES HOSTER, FOR JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
JUSTICES HOSTED, FOE JÜNE. TuosoiiT, 4tu . F. li. Barker I " . W. Callaghan I Wodnuday, Stn . T.. T. Uvonnoro " . J. Mactaruuio 1 (Potty Deli la Ooarl). Friday, fm. Albrecht Feez " . T. B. Hall Tuesday, nth. M. «. Bunnie " . B. Salmond (Licensing Jfoetlug). Friday, l«h . Í. noodrtck " . J.Jardlno Tucaday, 18th. It. M. Hunter " . C. llardon Friday, 21st . J. SloTCncon " . J. Byerley Tuosdav, 25lli. W. Thomson "' . E. 3. Robinson Frldav, 2Stli . C. rt. Ruiacolt " . O.B. Shaw
CALENDAR. MAY—JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
CALENDAR. »AT-JUMB. J Tifr-Cv». nfatiA* iD Koppel Bay varies from Aft. to TlrtTw^faÄniPorPlntsfromßrtvto%nrt. DBNJUT wntorsttT^^fJBfc¥h^al,n the old or nrfturnl chinned nt low water sprints, lit. Oin ; highest springs, lift. Öln. Kow cutting nt low water springs, 6ft.; iii highest springs, 16a.-Tho time of high water ls slightly In- fluenced by freshets and high winds. t ThotidcsnarlithBlrrullattlio Pilot Station, Keppel DAV, sb. 40m. earlijr, and at Brockhampton 30m. later han the hours named In the above table.
The Rockhampton Bulletin WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE GLADSTONE OBSERVER. SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1872. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
MTTil WIlTCiT 18 IKCORFOBATKD TÏ1B GLADSTONE OBSERVE-R. SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1872. WHAT next ? We have a presentiment that the political struggle nt Brisbane is on the verge of a crisis. Tho minority have appealed from the legislature to the GOVEHKOB, nnd refused to accept his decision. The question is what next? Neither party will yield, but is it to be tolerated that the public business shall ever remain undone? The minority hare tried desperately to coerce tho majority; is it not possible that the majority, supported by tho law nnd the representativo of Her MA.TESTT, will be driven to coerce tho minority? There must be n remody for tho existing deadlock. Parliament may be prorogued nnd reassembled at a more central place ; and in the meantime, the GOYEHSOB, fortified by a resolution of the majority of both Houses, may issue his warrant for such payments out of the Consolidated Revenue BB ure neces- sary to maintain tho public credit. Or the majority may suspend or niter their Standi...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
g^^íThe Black Swan, hiving hot new machinery t^HnÍDOin'd, mide a trial trip down the river yea- j ^^crday afternoon. At the invitation af Oaptain i Brooke eereral gentlemen, members of Arms in I town, and others were on board. The vessel left the A.S.N. Company'« wharf after Ave j o'clock and steamed below Gavial Creek, going at tho rate of about nine knots an hour. The machinery worked with the utmost smooth- j ness, and the trip, es a trial of the machinery, | waa in every way ea'isfactory. The 6 tuarn or ! returned to the wharf about, teven o'clock, and the guests alter partaking of the worthy captain'e hospitality went ashore. The vessel left the wharf about half-past seven o'clock for Bris * bane. The Ciroe, schooner, from Sydney, arrived in Keppel Bay at 2 p.m. yesterday. The Queensland, e., reached Maryborough yesterday from Rockhampton. The James Paterson, s.s., from Bowen, called st Msckay and loft that port yesterday for Brisbane. Tho Tinonee, s.s., sailed from Cardwell ye...
WIFE MURDER AT ROMA. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
WIFE MURDER AT ROMA. TEE criminal sittings of th« Circuit Court opened st Toowoomba on Thursday week, before His Honor Slr. Justice Lutwyche. The first Îtritoner tried was John Ohiok, who wu indicted ar the murder of his wife at Boma, on March Si last. The Attorney-General proseented, and Mr. Blake, Q.C., defended the prisoner. James Barry was the principal witness for tbe Crown, and his evidence was substantially as follows. He wu acquainted with the murdered woman for about eighteen mouths, but saw ber busband for tho first time on the dsy of the murder. He was proceeding to the but occupied by tbe prisoner and bis wife on that day, and at a distance of about 320 yards heard a noise proceeding from it. Immediately afterwards he saw a man sud woman coming out of the hut struggling with etch other and i recognised the man u the prisoner and the woman et bit wife. He saw the man flourish an instrument, wbicb he believed to be a tomahawk, over the woman's head, end to push her inside ...
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. Thursday, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COUBT. Thuniay, Mag 30. BBPOBB the Police Magistrale. One porson charged with drunkenness waa admonished and discharged. Jamas Bren appeared before the Oourt charged with assault and batter}-, lie pleaded guilt;. Sergeant Owcus staled thal prisoner was giren into bis custody the previous day at the Prince of Wales Hotel on the charge of assaulting Uarry Tesperman. Tho prosecutor did not wish to press the charge ; but on prisoner's plea he was ordered to pay a fine of 20s. or be imprisoned for one tnuuih.