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THE DOWNS (From the Toowoomba Papers.) THE POLLING FOR WESTERN DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
TJEIE XK^WnSTS, (From the Tomcoomba Papen.) TIIE POLLING FOK WESTEEIT DOWNS. Tme poll for Western Downs was taken on | Monday last. There did not appear to be I much excitement in the contest either here or at Dayton. Shortly after fe6r«'«Iock STr. James Tay lor e»Y» H^_nmtkott.\Ma inn nx. XOOW-Souil0l» ** MoSatt ? 52 Hirst ? 29 Majority for M--u'att ? 3 The Beturniug Officer then read a state ment signed by the Poll Clark, the scruti neers, and the candidates, to tire effect tinvt tbe poll was taken in a fair and impartial manner. Mr. MoSatt said — I have to thank you for the honorable position yon have placed me in. at tlie head of die poll, both as a, member of the Government, and as vour representa tive. Having obtained the majority at this polling place, I tuink I shall obtain it at the others. I tiiink I shall be aMc to help you, and further vour interests as a minis ter more effectively than I have beeo able to do, as only your representative. (Cheers.) Mr. Hirst said— I than...
IN INSOLVENCY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
Is Is-SOLVENCT. Before hw Hunw Mr. Justice Lrrtwvcne, Prospcre Dauyerol '-'?Tstintf ? ftj1^^^^ ? ? ^IWlson, £81 lbs.-. William Besscr, £8 Cs. 3d. ; Walter Green, £23 18s. 2d.- Tlie insolvent was examined by Mr. Thompson, solicitor, far Mr. Joshua Peter Bell. He deposed as follows: — I have delivered to the official assignee or his agent all books which I hare kept iti my estate ; they are five in number; I banked at the Australian Joint Stock Bank ; I had no pass-book ; I do not think that my books show the particular!! of a transaction between myself and Sir. Joshua Peter Bell, with respect to a promissorv nnte for £200, dated 1th December, I860, and given trt Mr. Bell ; I paid for some hay with part of the £200 I got from Mr. Bell ; I paid some mouey for tome land in Bris bane-street about December, 1860; I paid £300; aone of the money I got from Mr. Bell went to pay for this land; I did not pay for it out of my own money ; my wife paid for 'it : my wife drew £100 out of the bank ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
. JFEEKLY OAi«SI-AIt-. - A*ixirmu. i:jsi:s_ gj;^ AljE j^, i-ltji ? '. r~a7«. ».x.~' |w~-i' .iKra, SomlaT_ai! (19 ' 4« 1 O 1 14»J , 318 EtrrrHBza. 'III! MonJjy .11 «ff ! S« I 7 1 H« 40 TimsJ»v_. ? 61: ' S« I S I ?!- 1 4« ?n-,Ia«-'!*v 31 «K j i-( i ? r |S 8 & 3U TbunJsr 4i 6 IT 5 43 ! 10 1 5S3 ! i « J'ri(i3j-_ 5; 6 K '. S fi ? n I u ,'il U H 6itnrd»y (i 6 15 ! 5 44 i 12 1 j T -6 ! 5KI Tbe e*n'g rt^iti^ ui J Fctttn? !s calrabttrtl to mnm j ai». Hi*h -«rat-:r at Ipswj-Ii four boats l&tcr. ]
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
HAIL, AnRANO!;v!KNTS Ai 'i'Hti POST OFFICE. xr.r—je, 1 MiTiJsr.- 12.80 ji.m Tharsa»v»niSun f Ti.ars'-iy. ?I-Jll. t1i_«-.3 p.B.. ., ? K*^*vco Tu-May.Sp.ia. SonJay. 8p3L T!:p for.- .-.« ? -- Mail? arrive at tiieir desti n.it;,.n-s f...!!ov.s:— Bii^san-e . , Daiiy; Snniaj- execpted. 10 n.'.n. Aay. 5 p.m. ] DsATToy.... Wednc?-lay, noon: Saturday, I i' p.m. ? j Wat:»KK .. T.rM-iy, i n.-Ji.'; Sat.ird:iv | II i.-n. Najj^iw .. FriJjiy. n.wi.' j The fi.Iloirfn? ?Jai!s .irs contingent for ' -in:? on the srrival? ?f -!:e steamers; sad for ! the*e sncii ?.r-r»^.rPn,cnts -ra ya^ae s* are ' mnst Jikrly f) mrr- p:iW!c convenience, viz.: ', Marylxiroash, Crladstnne. and R'-ck!i:--mp- I too. every altfrnate Sunday or Mon- j th* Tin;'--;.-'is l'ri-lay sn.4. S-atuniay. i Kw f -v.it!- Wsl-« »nd*tlic other Anstra- ( lisn cMonii;?. as opportuoity offers, j u?'. i!tv ttrice a week- Hours of clos- ' ing vxhiUten sit 1'est O^cr. j EKrone. on to urn dtr Tarring froai the ' J5t?r t-- the VMh of eVcry month; j...
BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
BRISBAJHE. (From the Courier.) tterxwrvKK op the Ooveusob pok Cats Toiik. — Hi» Excellency Sir tieorge Cor en, I accompanied by Commodore Burnett, B.N, j left lirisbane yesterday about noon, in the steamer Sampson, for II.M.S. Pioneer, now lying in tho Bay. The Samson was en gaged to tow the war steamer out to sea, -it being considered desirable that the ttonecre supply of coal should be hus banded as much as pmsibls. We have great satisfaction in announcing that bis Excellency has judiciously arranged tliat Mr. Walter Hill, director of tbe Botanical Gardens, shall accompany tbe expedition, for we are .sure that. the -upporti«uty thus offered for acquiring fresh information as to Hie plants land natural bistory: of north, eastern Anstralia wife -'not' be Jigfctly es teemed by the last-mentioDcd gentleman, who is one of tiie most pams-^aihig aud valuable officers in the service of tbe Govern ment. We c--rdi;iUy -wish the expeditionary party a safe and prosperous voyage. The Alleged (...
The North Australian. IPSWICH, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
Cjjc ^flt't^ ^nstralian. IPS WTOJf, SATUBI1A T. A PGOSr30,I8G2. Ox several occasions we hare called at tention to the obstructions in the river between Ipswicli and Brisbane, and have pointed to means for their removal. To the present time, however, owing to public apathy on the one band and' Governmental parsimony and dilatori ness on the other, nothing has been done bat the repeated calling for tenders for the datlay of a TOte quite inadequate to the work. That any tenders sent in should be in excess of the stun set apart, w*s lo be expected 1-j every one having ainowled^e of the engineering: difficulties to be overconje. The mere, calling for tenders, where a conviction' most have been certain that the means were insufficient, cannot acquit the Government of having neglected a most important work. ... ?-? The length of time that has elapsed since tiio sum forremovingthe obstruc tions reooired the sanction of Parlia ment, wQuld. have . long t since .enabled the ExccuUtu to gupplem...
FRIDAY, AUGUST 29. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
F»ni»T, Apfajsr29. Before tbo p«-u«~ *t»g«s«r««e, i. srnrnby, ?m ar: neming, Esqs. Samnel Grecr was fined £1 for drnnken nessr with the alternative of 40 tours, im. ! prisonment in the cells. ! Bobert Wallace and James Pettigrew; brought up on warrant, charged with hav : ing absconded from the hired service of Mr. jjoliu Campbell, of Eedoank, were found | guilty, aud sentenced to one month's isnpri conmtnt in Brisbane gaol.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
/-lOTTXTTlY Subscribers or Aavertisc™ j \^J -wH«w;e Accrw.nts p.re £1 or upwards, will oblige by an earlv remittance. North Australia!.- OiHce, 1st July, I6f,2. JL Av*traiiiTi fir Subscriptions 'or AdTer- | tisinj, to tin- 30tfi June last, inclusive, aie : resnoetf-illy r --(nested to be FROHTT in the i eettlemtnt of their accounts. Agents sire rcqipstod to mak« immediate remittances and statements of monevs col lect.;-1 on account r.f this establishment. 'X.irth -Y-.ijTralLm' OEec, Ipsn-ich, 21st 3Iiy, 1SG2. NOTICE. ! IKTEXDTSG Subscribers are reminded | that the present is tb.2 first issue of this ' Journal for the quarter. Persons calling at the office, or sending a written order, will have tlie paper delivered regularly at their address.. . - - ? * '. Tekms: Quarterly, jn advance .. 3s. Ditto, credit ..... .. 10a. XOETH ACJTEAUAS Office, 1st Julv, ISSi .- i NOTICE .? ! QTTPPCRIB'ERS receiving their papers O irrugaljirly, either tlivougu. ?the..i'ost O9:m or- from Itsmners, will ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
t% ffortji gustvaliair, AX» QUTBSSLAXB GKKEEiL ABVSETISB*. IS published ou Tcesday. Tbi.B6»j,t, and Satubda? mornings, and forwarded C« Country Subscribers by to* earliest mails. TERMS OF SCBfCRIr— ».1. Per Quarter, in advauca ? jg. Per Quarter, credit ? Ills. Single Number ? -y The Quarters tcrminxteoutk* 31st 3J*rch ' SOtU June. 30th September, and 3lst Decent ber, at which period* only caa resignation bo received. Notices «f resignation will not be Attended to unleu girea in writing Subscriber* will !-? dura— t &mn ihJ _ ? . .. ? in!, if ''?'! '***T*r. ,. r .' ^?i'lfi~''i ****'''' TSJtUB *r AS*BBTUIX*. «. 4. Two lines, or under a quarter «f an inch ? 1 0 Tour lines, or under half an inch ? I 0 Rix lines, or under tkrae-ousrUrs *f . an inch ? S - Eight lines, or under ona inch ? 3 U Knry additional «ij«t litwe. mniu an inch ? 1 ? nun or bmcocxt. c Cwnsecutiva Insertion! ? 10 V mat. 18 „ ? « „ SC „ ? 2« „ The numbar of insertjam must ba writtan en ths pao »f each Advertisem...
SHIPPING ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
tsKimisra ARRIVALS. A-fli'ST 2-!- — Priace of Wales (s.), 6JK tons. Cmtaia B=i?. from Svdnev t'i; 2oth instant. PiUenTers— Mr. aad Jlri. W. F. Kennedy aaa child. Mrs Bell. .Messrs. B..YM'Kay. B isklar. Kenvon, Tisjo, fi. Vjeery;~-Wr^ Terrv Gillcsjns. VVTiesler, Hilos,- Xorris. : Wnioa^hby, White, Kylands, EoA, Fite- j Simmons. \V. Dividson, O. Davidson. For- . rust, Bvrae, B'.ick, Waracr/llaminett, and I 32 id tiie steerage. , ' ' August i'i. — T«le^raj-1- rs.). Captain Cot- ' tier. tram t'.ic X.-rt\i-v-.j ?.w;s. Passengers ! ? From B'ck!ia«i;-*o:i to Brisbane : Honor Mr. Jim-ton. Messrs. Douglas, S. Smith. TJrn-wa, 'W. M ittius.ia, T. Itinss, Con1,;, T. \T'rigur. Underwood, W. I ?nrjqn. S. Eicliard J. E. UritaerftK-d, . J. C. Sannders, A. Hetherinjjtoa. J. Piscoe, Fi tip tf rick, and 20 in the J*sfcsra;re- From B-)ckhaniptnu~ta 3raryhr.ro ,-xh : %£ !S».-». Cluriius Kerr, 'Clay- ton, BicIiM-3 llon£htnn, ST. Bruduitz, Kelly.. Cramp, and 'Jin t!io steorjj-j. From Mary boron^fa to Itri...
NOTES AND NEWS [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
KTOTR6 JLNT3 ITETWTS I M'c^TrnN Howss . Ks.kctI(.-S.— The onlv i aiM:i:-)iisl return -rfejived up to yesterdav ? evening vnf that fro:n WY.steru Creek, ; whi-re t!»-- fmsr vi»ira p-'ik'd ftire ar majority ] i.ftiT.i fur M.--.r.itt ; or. a . lUojurity «i. far as I is kan'va i.f l:l vot.a f»r M-datt. Ry a pri- i »*te Icuer.frum TiKtwuomba we leant titat Mr. .'.I I'.fitfs election is certain, with a pitibablc majority ofS'l. Tiie whola of the return1' will not lm raceive-! before Jloridn v. *-tl uiitil tli^n it w.Mil.l lie premature to sp^^l of the influences tliat have been Vri'isht to I'.'ar on the elecfiyii ; some of r!ir-sp. hoircirr, display a master hand, and wi!! h.- worthy of rirpnrd. ; OrATii tx r«r I'rPEn House. — By the arrival of the ' Ttfle rraph, yesterday from Rnpkhamntnn. intelii-p-ucc lias reached us of the ilrtrti if the Hon. P.. S. Forbes, at Mar\-l-or»»u»b, on tin: 21st instant, of apo plirxv. Pnvnrs Death. — Yesterday morning. Mr. Uiiwniw. of KlIenlMjroui^li-street...
LACHLAN. Tuesday, Aug, 26. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
LACHLAN. Tuesday, Aue. 26. Fatal Accident. — Three men were suffo cated in Block chum No. 47, South lead, yes terday. It is supposed that an old drive in the adjoining' claim had been pricked, and that foul sir and water mshed in. An inquest has been held on the bodies of* tbe unfortunate men, and the verdict given was accidental death from suffocation by foul air and drowning. Burgiss bonng machine struck goldagain, ia Claim No. 117, oa Saturday. The dispute between the miners of the Caledonia and Victoria leads is temporarily ?elriniii'wiailiiino^ictonmnlrontage parallel, and the' Victorians are, to continue to trace the gutter towards the supposed junction.but any shaft beyond No. 41 is to be sank vttlieir own risk. . On the Britannia reef, eighteen tons from I No. 3 South were crushed last week, and yielded 2 ozs^ 17 dwte. to tbe ton. A proposition Esc a local court ib being agitated. Weather fine.
ADELAIDE. Tuesday, Aug, 19. 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
ADELAIDE. Tuesday, Aw?. 19, 7-p.ro. j The next meeting of the Rifle Association will far surpass that at last year as regards prizes. A cup is to he given in uouimr of | jOady Blacdonnell. - l The Chief Justice presided at tbe Crimi nal Sittings to-day, in place of Mr. Justice Bttothby, who, though much hurt, is some bertar. ' The weatherjymtinpi»fiCJj*jrj_. ' - '?? Mr. Heslop is the Gncceissfal tenderer for Undinpthe English mail at Gleoelg. A child, two years old, bus been lost id tiie bush near Lake Victoria. A respectable female, named Jessie Hale, was tried to-day before the Chief -Justice. ' for larceny. Tbe jory bmogbt in fc verfict ? of not guilty* and the announcement was hailed with applause- ' . Wilson bas been committeS to take bis trial for the 6a)t Creek murder. - . ; ^ ;. The ineetihtr towiay on iKhalf Sf the 'Can-' cashire operatives was very succeasfn], ? Ttic Government have received informa tion that the New Sooth Wales Ministry intend placiDg* the sum of £3000 up...
MELBOURNE. Tuesday, Aug, 19. 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 30 August 1862
HELBODBNB. Tuesday. Ang. 19. 8 p.m. Mr. Lanasbsnmgh, in his history of his travels given to the Royal Society, spoke of large areas of magnificent country. Barry Sullivan, the tragedian, mane a foolish speech at die Theatre Boysl. alleg ing the existence of a conspiracy to break him down. . . . . . ? ' ' The banks Save lowered the rateof ilig coiinton four months' bills to nine per cent. ; The Exchange Company held their half yearly meeting- torday, and reported that they are now out of debt. ' . The police are'satt£fied,&om the evidence ol-t«ined,\thai Soanus Davis ins not .mur dered, but bad decamped. - ? At &e.Genen& Sessions, TOHisJit Bays and Kichard . Shepherd were tried »ud con victed for abdnciig Mr. iGouncak.r«cklesi ana were sen'tenceft toseven doys* impriion-' nient. and fined £10 each. 'Foster, charRed with forgery, rnt maqmttoi,- bat rcmudad oiii diir^rfjLBiiiular (nature. ? ' . Markets quiet. A rise in flour is cstat-li- shejL-but sales are emai...