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Police Intelligence. SATURDAY. (Before Mr. R. W. Kendrick, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. SATURDAY. (Before Mr. R. W. Kendrick, J.P. Stephen Cocking was again brought up at the Police Court on Saturday charged with disobeying a summons to attend at the Police Court at Georgetown. Mr. Marsland asked if a reply had been received from the Colonial Secretary re- lating to defendant's transport to George- town. Mr. Kendrick said no reply had come &nbsp; but he would send another wire. The defendant was further remanded until Tuesday morning. Before Messrs E. D. Miles and A. W. D. White.) Sedora De Silva, a Cingalese, was charged with assaulting one John Pleeson. Mr. Milford appealed for the defence. Andrew Marshall was sworn as inter- preter. Sergeant Irwin deposed that he arrested the defendant on Friday. He said he would not come until he had seen Mr. Milford. Defendant could speak English quite well. &nbsp; By Mr. Milford: Believe the defendant was before the court on Friday on a charge of unlawfully wounding. That information &...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Local and General. &nbsp; &nbsp; At a meeting of directors of Mills' United G.M. Co. held on Monday a dividend of 3d per share was declared, being equal to £3,750. &nbsp; THE Bank of Australasia shipped on 25th inst to Sydney 9,639ozs 4dwts 6grs of gold bullion, valued at £33,651 16s 8d. REFERRING to the telegram to the Towers Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Associa- tion from the Under Secretary for Agricul- ture in our issue of the 26th inst, re bacon curing, Mr. Pritchard, the President, will be glad if the dairymen will call and see him &nbsp; on this matter. The butchers have guaran- teed 40 pigs. WE have received from Mr Savage, the Charters Towers representative of Smellie and Co., a treatise entitled "A word or two &nbsp; on steam pumps." The treatise contains a lot of useful information regarding steam pumps, a very large number of which &nbsp; articles are in use here. It contains, besides, a number of testimonials from pro...
The military, Police and Unionists at Torrens' Creek. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
The Military, Police and Unionists at Torrens' Creek. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] JUDGING from the wild rumors I hear floating around, there is no crime in the calender, the enormity of which is a "circumstance " to that of being an occasional correspondent of a newspaper from this cheerful village. This does not apply so much to myself as to the local correspondent of the Townsville Bulletin, for whose gore several are thirsting, but so far in vain. He will, however, be dis- covered some day, when, if threats go for anything, there will be a vacancy for the position of Bulletin correspon- dent at Torrens Creek. There is little to report regarding strike matters here beyond the fact that a couple of prominent members are reported to have given in their tickets with a view of entirely sever- ing their connection with unionism, &nbsp; and starting work on one of the neighboring stations. The number in camp as far as I can judge is about 75. 0n Tuesday 19th inst. a non-union-...
The Labor Dispute. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) THE LATEST PARTICULARS. The Strike in Brisbane. BRISBANE, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
[BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) THE LATEST PARTICULARS. The Strike in Brisbane.. BRISBANE, May 27. For several days past the offices of the Pastoralists' Association have been thronged with men desirous of going into the disturbed districts. The Laborers' Association intend send ing another batch of men to the Central District shortly, They have received more applications for employment than they can find work for. Messrs. Turnbull, Irwin, and Hamilton wire from Tambo, stating that the unionists have a number of blacks working for them in the camp. They use them for the purpose of committing malicious acts. Suspicion having been aroused as to certain water in a tank on Mitchell Downs Station, used for supplying the boundary riders with drinking water, a bottle was filled from this - tank by Sergeant Burks, and immediately sealed. It was brought to the Colonial Secretary's office by Mr. MacFarlane, J.P., of Waroonga, and was submitted for analyses to the Govern...
News from Cunnamulla. CUNNAMULLA, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Wem front CunnaauLullsi. CtinrAMEiLi, May 30. J It is reported that yesterday 65 unionists, %baiigmouiited,in;iekar^liiig^mObaEb' ville to CunnamuIIa, and that an organised system was being adopted to enable the destruction of property to be effected un observed. Scattered parties of horsemen travel both in advance and at the pear of footmen, who also travel in small parties, forming .a cavalcade of from five to nine miles along the road, from, half a mle to a mile in width. This will effectually prevent surprises, while the footmen destroy fences and gates along the road All the gates from Charlerille to Coon goola resumption have been destroyed, ex cept two on the Mangalore Station. If any non-union person is in sight no notice is taken, and the men pass quietly on. These tactics are clearly the result of organisation, as the whole party started almost immediately after Lieutenant Cribb and the Defence Force, and his men started from Charle ville for CunnamuIIa. A police patrol le...
Winton Wires. WINTON, June 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Winion Wires. WISTON, June 1. I Lieutenants Wilson and Fdwards returned from patrol on Saturday, after having had a very trying ride, Lieutenant Wilson and twenty men having followed flying gangs for over 600 miles, with but little rest, and meet ing with, great annoyance through the drovers declining to lay charges, although they were interfered with, and their men taken away. lieutenant' Edwards succeeded in inter cepting twenty unionists, who were following a drover with 2000 bullocks, and saw them safely along. Major Morrice left for Hughenden on . Saturday. He is greatly respected by all who know him. The local corps lias been formed, and is now drilling energetically every morning ! "under Inspector Forbes. The health of the I men is good. . :
The Strike in Brisbane. BRISBANE, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Tbe Strike in Brisbane. BRISBANE, May 30. 1 A telegram has been received from Hughen> &lt;den, stating tliat the two unionists who were ^caught getting fire to the grass and fences at Iiammerraoor Station, hare been fined £5 on iiibe first charge, and committed for trial for burning the fenees. The Solicitor-General has found no true "bill against Feter McEhoy and George Hewitt, committed from Adavale on a charge of arson in connection with the burning of the Gumbardo woolshed. He also found no true bill against Isaac Jerinain, committed from Charleville on a charge of unlawfully assisting prisoners. BRISBANE, June 1. fiughenden reports that Mr. E. K. Russell licensed victualler there, has been boycotted by the Shearers' Union for the past three weeks. At a meeting held on Friday night after two of Russell's servant girls refused to join the union organiser Mir. Dias said the union could do no more to Russell than they have done by boycotting and it was no use calling the...
Matters at Barcaldine. BARCALDINE, May 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Hatters at Afairealdiiie. I Babcaedotc, May 29. I The free laborers from Peak Downs ar rived at Jericho shortly after daylight this morning. The Government agent and a strong body of military went down by special train, but there was no demonstration of any 'kind, and the whole party soon started off by station teams for Northampton Downs, es corted by twelve mounted infantry, and the train with the remainder of. f.the troops re turned to Barcaldine. There has been very heavy rain here since daylight; over 3in has fallen, and the town lias been a perfect swamp." The free laborers for Bimerah, who were gone forward to morrow axe not likely to be .ab'e to move for several days,. B A EC aid in E, May 31. Arrangements were made with the Bail waj^^gbractors yesterday for training the jfia^Rorers for Bimerah to the end of the extension, where teams are awaiting them. At this place they are now camped, and pro pose to start on Tuesday if the weather -clears. At present it is still raining,...
Current Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
1 t)KE of the " plants' of some of the advanced politicians who thrive in their mutual admir ation meetings in the small communities in Queensland is likely to have a fair trial, ^ It lias been held by many of the world-righting political economists, whose names s* rike terror to the grasping eapitilist and unsym pathetic employer, that not only is the pay ing of interest to bond-holders bad, but that even the borrowing of money from outsiders is to be reprobated. Whether or not the noisy party can bring sufficient pressure to bear on the Government to induce it to re pudiate the existing public debt is to be settled. One thing, however, seems pretty clear-tliat no steps need be taken to put a stop to the borrowing of more of the British gold, the other parly to the contract is not on, John Bull has buttoned up his trousers pockets, saying very sensibly that if he must IT "g°od features in his securities BeSK&ftsm, fire-sticks, conspiracies, boy cotts, and the tyrannies of b...