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TERRIBLE AFFRAY AT NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
TERRIBLE AFFRAY AT NEWCASTLE. A FATAL affray took place opposite tbe Kartet Wharf Hotel on 9th May, by which a American Beaman, named Mark Hudley, belonging to tbe American ebip Flectford, lost his life. It appears that a number of American seamen went into Walmsly's Hotel, in Hunter-street, and whilst there a challenge to fight was thrown out to Hudloy by another man nnmed W. Baker. Dooeosod, however, declined to fight. The men shortly afterwards left Walmsly's, when Baker wes seen to draw IIÍB knife. He still continued taunting Hudley, who would not consent to fight until the party, arrived nearly opposite the railway crossing in Scott-Btreet, when deceased apparently became enraged, and it is said, although the witnesses ere not quite clear on thc point, was about to Strike Baker, when tbe latter sprang upon him without warning, and with his knife struck Hudley on tho throat, inflicting a terrible wound, severing the jugular vein, and iu fact all the main arteries on the neck. De...
GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE UNDER THE FINANCIAL SEPARATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDI- TURE UNDER THE FINANCIAL SEPARATION BILL. BETTJEN to on order mode on Ute motion ot Ur. Hemmant by tile Honorable tbe Legislative Assembly of Queensland, dated tbe 25th day of April, 1872, tbat tbore be laid on the table of this Home, a retnrn shewing,-" The particulars in detail of the amount of £121,093 charged BS general Government expenditure, es shewn in the document produced yesterday in connection with tbe Bill to re-adjust the financial arrange- ments of tbe colony." £ «. d. Executive and Legislative ... 9,869 12 9 Colonial Secretary ... ... 182,933 4 10 Administration of Justice ... 14,045 9 1 Colonial Treasurer . 64,826 ll 6 Secretary for Lands. 81,651 18 7 Secretary for Publio Works ... 11,888 19 8 Postmaster-General ... ... 69,061 8 0 Auditor-General . 2,806 12 2 Total general expenditure ... £421,093 2 1 (Thc detail* in the aloee Beturn are omitted.
GENERAL SUMMARY. London, April 19. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
GENERAL SUMMARY. London. Jiiril Ifl. Public opinion in England in denn against Ino I ca upi PR trickiness of lite Sydney Premier. ! Lord Delmore's complicit j is regarded with grave apprehension. The announcement of the project for a grand trunk railway lino across Australia IB fhmiptit premature. Tho opinion is (lint it would bc belter lo complote the telegraphic land linea to . Port Dar ir in. I The fact that th« British sheep stock! deficient four and a half million hos provoked anxiooi discussion about futur supplies of butchors' mott. Agricultural mei urge that thens should bo improved cul ture, o grassed Jends.. ,.ti - Ur. Edward Wilson has pointed out in th Times the limitless supply of Auetrsliui preserved meat, the trade in which is rallying. 8everal vessels hara soiled with Communis conviât* for New Caledonia. Notwithstanding brjikneu pf trade the volum of emigration is swelled. Two'liuudrcd Cornisl miners liavo loft for Australia, and others an preparing to follow. Upward...
THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
THE MONTH. THE Jiopo expressed in our tatt Summary that no practical inconvenience would &lt;*e suffered from I ho doadlock, has, unhappily, not oeen rcalisod. Tho stoppage still continues, and as no payments can be made for May in default of Supply being provided by the Legislature, the Civil Servants, and through them the trading community, will bo put to sims inconvenience. According to the latest telegrams thero was no chance or.-our belligerent legislators coming to an arrangement, although two separate attempts at compromise hove boen tried by the Ministerial or stronger party. As explained last month the castus letti arises out of a demand made by the Opposition that a Redistribution Bill salis : factory to their party absll bs virtually passed before the granting of Supply for the present year. It will be recollected that the previous dead- lock was terminated in January hy the" Premier . asking the House for a vote for £130,000, to corer the expenditure for January,...
LATEST TELEGRAM. London, May 9. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
LITEST TELEGRAM. London, Muy 9. There is a hitch tn tho Alabama nognnuions. Thc prospects of eettlement are clouded. Tho Carlist insurrection is suhdued. An eruption of Mount Vesuvius, listing ten days, has spread devastation and death around. Several villages «ere dastroyed. Pr. Livingstono is reported safe. The body of the Eorl of Mayo bas arrivod ot London. Brigham Toung has boen released. Copper steady. Thc wool eales closed with miro animation.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
IN Thursday's issue we demonstrated that the plan of Bedistribution proposed hy the Ministry gave the Bookham pton group of electorates eight (8) members, while the plan desired by the Opposition would give that group only six (6) members. This ' was rather surprising to those of our readers who cherished the illusion that if Messrs. LILLET and CoMPAsr could but get command of tho State vessel, she would sail straight for Paradise. To-day we are enabled to supply some further proof that the Op- position do not stop-at trifles in arguing j their case, either in the Legislature or in memorials addressed to the repre- j senlativo of royalty. Wo have hitherto contended that the position of the obstructives is unsupported by constitu-, tional law, practice, or precedent. We shall now prove by the official records that it is based upon misrepresentation and falsehood. The Opposition claim that they re- present " the people of tho colony ;" "the great majority of the people;" " two-thirds ...
ARRIVAL OF THE EUROPEAN MAIL, VIA SURZ, WITH NEWS TO 10TH MAY. 4,500,000 DECREASE IN BRITISH SHEEP. AUSTRALIAN MEAT IN BETTER RE-REQUEST. COMMUNIST CONVICTS ON THEIR 24,000 VOLUNTEERS TOOK PART IN THE REVIEW IN KENT. ALAHAMA CLAIMS DISPUTE STILL UNSETTLED. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
ABBI VAL OF THE EUROPEAN MAIL, VIA SURZ, "Wim NEWS TO IOTUMAY". 4,500,000 DECREASE IN BRITISH SHEEP. AUSTRALIAN MEAT IN BETTER RE REQUEST. COMMUNIST CONVICTS ON THEIR WAY TO NEW CALEDONIA. PREPARATIONS FOR QUEENSLAND EXHIBITS AT INTERNATIONAL EX- HIBITION PROGRESSING RAPIDLY. TICHBORNE CLAIMANT DECENCE FUND REACHES NEARLY £1000. 2*,000 VOLUNTEERS TOOK PART IN THE REVIEW IN KENT. ALABAMA CLAIMS DISPUTE STILL UNSBTTLKD. AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE IN GOOD DEMAND. QUEENSLAND DEBENTURES, 114. BULLETIN OmcE, Friday Noon. I THE P. and O. Co.'e steamship " Nubia " left j Gaile on 11th Muy, And reached King George's i Sound on (lie 2ol1u
MINING ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
MINING- ENTERPRISE. Tra following interesting paragraphs are culled from our last files of the 6. M. Herald : The Drummond Copper Company bas secured the services of an experienced Cornish captain, «ho, with other men engaged here, has pro ceded lo the mine. The ore found on the ptoperty is said to be quite equal to that of the Peat Downs Company, whose ground adjoins. The prospects of the latter proprietary ure quite equal to any in Australia. Splendid ore is now being raised, and a loree qusntity of refined copper has lately left the mine for tho home market. From the high price of copper in England, it is expected that the next balance sheet issued will be the most satisfactory ever presented to a meeting of shareholders on this aide of the line. The excitement respecting the tin discoveries is almost as great as that respecting the gold. Many companies have already been formed, and hundreds have been induced to speculate, confident that tbè mining will not only be profitable, bu...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
THE LATE ME. W. O. WENTWORTH. " Anglo-Australian " says i " I regret to have to announce that Mr. W. C. Wentworth, of Vau- cluse, Sydney, died on March 20, at hia residence, Merley, near Wienhorne. As one of the oldest Australians, snd as a leading man among the mercantile community, and ia the political arena, ho for many years occupied a fore- most position in Australia ; and, although Ilia health and advanced years hare for some time prevented bim from tating part in public matters, his memory ie still cherished with the greatest regard by all-without distinction as to party-who have passed their lives in the Australian colonies. He was one of those pioneers who have helped to make Australis what it is, and bis name will always occupy a > foremost place in ber annals." I
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. A SPECIAL MEETING: of the Separation Com- mittee vas held in the Secretary's Offices, Denham Chambers, cn the 16th May. Present-Messrs. O. B. Shaw (Chairman), B. Brodnitz, T. Nobbs, Gr. M. Leigh, A. Feez, A. Grant, H. Schmidt, and O'Kone. Tbe Secretary introduced Mr. S. Hinton, of Springsure, to the meeting, and stated that the sum of £4 bad been handed in by that gentleman towards the funds. The objoot of the meeting was to consider two letters which had arrived by the English mail on the previous day. They were read by the Secretary, and ran ns follows : 36, Devonshire Place, W. London, March 22,1872. Sir,-I liovo to acknowledge tho receipt of your letter of 18th December last, requesting that I would co-operate with Mr. A. Archer in tho effort to secure the favourable attention of the Lowe Government to the petition which bas been forwarded from Rockhampton praying for the Separation at Dawes Range of the territory north of that linc, from the southern secti...
THE DEADLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
THE DEADLOCK. THE subjoined petition, signed by 431 electors, was sent to tbe member for Rockhampton on tbe 20th ultimo for presentation to the legisla- tivo Assembly: TO THE HOKOEABLB THE MEMBESS OE THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY IN PAELIAMENT ASSEMBLED. The Petition of the undersigned Electors of Rockhampton end Port Curtis Hristnix SHEWETH,- 1 1. That your Petitioners have heard with deep regret and apprehension of the total stoppage of all publio business caused by the so-called "Deadlock" in the Legislative Assembly. 2. That your Petitioners have learnt from the public journals that such stoppage has resulted from a refusal of your honorable House to grant Supplies for the current year until the Eleotoral Districts Redistribution Dill shall have been further advanced. 3. That your Petitioners are residents of a district which haB for years past suffered great injustice from under-representation in the legis- lature. That they clearly perceive the very great importance of an immediate...
IMPORTED STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
IMPORTED STOCK. THE increasing desire on the part of our squatters lo improve their Btock by the impor- tation of pure-bred sires, is a gratifying feature of tho present time. The 11 Doomorang " brought several horans and bulls, some of which were landed herc last month ¡ the others went on to the northern ports. The animals imported here were, an entire horse for Messrs. Fox and Adair, St. Lawrence, concerning which we have no information. Of the others, Mr. F. L. Barker, tbe agent, has kindly supplied the aubjoinod particulars : BULL, Duke of Wellington, light roan, 141 months old, pure bred by Messrs. Griffiths, Fan- ning, and Oo., at Woorroowoolga, Richmond Biver ; Sire Bospborous (imp.), dam, a pure- bred cow. Imported by Mr. E. G. Wood, Calliungal. BULL, pure-bred, no particulars to hand. Imported for Mr. James Reid, of Camboon. COLT, black, foaled December, 1870 ; got by Atlas (imp) out of Diamond, got by Hopkins* imported horse Iron Duke out of Smiler (a Srise-taker), by Dra...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; BIRTH. JENKYN.—On the 27th May, at Athelstane Range, the wife of the Rev. T. Jenkyn, of a son. MARRIAGE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MILLS—KELLEY.—On the 30th April, at Gladstone, by the Rev. Father Dennem, James Mills, of Parramata to Norah Kelley, Limerick, Ireland. DEATHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; LYNCH.—April 6, at his residence, Williams River, New South Wales, Patrick Lynch, aged 92 years. GILBERTSON.—On the 7th May, at Richmond, in his 81st year, Walker Gilbertson, Esq., father of the Rev. J. Gilbertson, of this town. ALLEN.—Mary Frances Allen, youngest daughter of Samuel and Ellen Allen, aged 14 months. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
Sales by Auction. PBELIMINARY NOTICE. TUESDAY NIXT, 4TH JUNE, At ll o'clock. TO LOVERS OF BARGAINS, DEALERS, AND OTHERS. For Positive Sale by Auction, ou un early day, on account of whom it may concern, if not previously claimed und storage und expenses paid A large QUANTITY OF LUGGAGE AND SÜNDRIK3, Now lying at tho Stares of Messrs. B. M. Hunterand Co. rj. S. CUETls" and Mos. M. . WORMALD have received instructions from Messrs. K. M. Hunter and Ca. to sell by auction on TUESDAY NEXT, 4lh June, at ll o'clock (failing the above) A Quantity of Boxes, Luggage, and sundries. I To the highest bidder. Terms Cash! IMPORTANT TO MERCHANTS, STORE- KEEPERS, DEALERS, AND OTHERS. Very Eltlenthe and Unrefereed Sale, OK WEDNESDAY NEXT, 5m JUNE, Commencing ct ll o'clock, On Ibe Premises of Ibo NEW MARKET STORES, Corner of Eost and William Street«, THE ENTIRE OF A NEW A LABOE STOCK OF GROCERIES AND OILMEN'S STORES, Comprising, ns will bc eren per catalogue, every article in the trade. Tho following ...
MR. DUFFY IN TROUBLE [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
ME. DUFFY IN TROUBLE Tnc appointment of Mr. J. Cishel Hoey, om o' Mr. Duffy's patriotic confederates in tre land, to tho post of Secretary to tho Agent General in London, threatens to overthrow thi Victoria Cabinet. Thc Australasian of May lt remarks : Thc recent appointment of a secretary to thc agent-general is a pleasing proof of that eterna fitness of things, that pro-eBtahlished harmon} by which the world is pervaded. The lately appointed agenl-cciicral, Mr. Childers, wat authorised by the Government here to nominate ono af the commissioners of the colony to thc office, and Mr. Childers named Mr. Cashel Uoey, subject to tho confirmation of thc appointment by the Government or Victoria, Mr. Hoey was, many years ago, one of thc editors of the Nation, and by a strange coinci dence one of his colleagues is at the head of the Government here nt tho lime (hat Mr. lioey receives this appointment. And thus a singular chance enablod Mr. Duffy, by giving tho con- firmation sought, to do ...
A TWO HUNDRED MILES' DRIVE PER ROYAL MAIL COACH. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
A TWO HUNDRED HILES' DRIVE PER ROYAL MAIL COACH. " IBIS," writing to the Peak Bonns Telegram, give« tho following graphic sketch of the journey by the Boyal Mail Coach from l'euk Downs to brookhampton : "It is very fortunate that civilisation contains within itself (he conditions necessary for the occasional endurance of the most intolerable discomfort i for we ore (hereby mode contented with our lot, whatever it moy be, end taught hy the experience of greater oils lo bear with equanimity the ordinary and everyday disap- pointments and trials of life. The establish- ment of a line of mail ooacbes from Clermont to the coast is no doubt a step In advance, and a Îiroof of our superiorly over thoso who per- orated the journey aa horseback, to the great detriment of their persons,/or on the ton of a load of wool to the destruction of their patience. At tho same time it supplies traveller with one of those opportunities for excessive discomfort spoken of above. This is not the fault cf th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 1 June 1872
N SALE, ALBEECHT FEEZ. ta* Mr. PEEK'S Sherry and Fort are seleotea and bottled with more than usual caro and can certainly net be surpsssod by any boute In tbit town blt Albury Besting Hooks, and Sparkling Moselle are very superior. A. FEEZ AGENT FOU THE QUEENSLAND IN- SURANCE COMPANY. SDB-A.OENT FOB, GERMAN IMMIGRATION Oath Furnasar ot all kinds of Colonial Produoe. AX THE STOßES OF Brandies | Tobaoooes Bum ' Groceries Geneva 1 Oilmon'a Store Whtekoy ! Oandlea Old Tom I Soap Wines , Kerosene Schnapps j Salt Kümmel Flour Bitters I Calicóes Bottled Ale Moleskin Trousers Bottled Porter ! Crtmeans Bulk Ale-Marian's I Canvas Sugars ; Blankets Teas j Ool, Boots Coffee I Olia and Faints Corrugated Iron, etc., etc. AT WM. HOPKINS'. BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, S[c., EAST-STREET. NEW MAP oT~QUEENSLAND, from 2s. 6d. to 15B. each. Explorers Map of Australia, ls, Rocknampton, 6s., Charts of Coast. STATIONERY at Lowest Prices. Cheap Account Books. Books, Stationery, and Wall Maps for Schools. Artists...