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CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, June 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (FBOJI Óvi OWÍT COBKEsi'OXDiarTS.) EUROPEAN HEWS. LONBOX, Jun« 26. In thc House of Commons to-day the issue of new writs for. tb« elections occasioned by the change of . Ministry was mored, aiid the ' House conse- quently adjourned. In the House of Lords to-dav Lord Salisbury made a speech in which be stated that Mr. Gladstone having re- fused to reconsider. his decision,, to resign,,-.the ¡Premier appealed to him (Lord Salisbury), and he had therefore accepted office after receiving satisfac- tory assurances from the late Premier. . Mr. - Ashmead-Bartlett has - been ap- pointed one of the Lords of the Adunr suty. ' The aiuiouuccmeut that Messrs. Edward Clarke and J. E. Gorst had been appointed Attorney iud Solicitor Generals respectively waa premature. --'Sir Robert Hart has been appointed to iQcceed the late Sir Harry Parke» as British Minister at Pekin. ' ; Thc oath of allegiance was taken hy- the new Ministry yesterday. The Hon. Hobt. Bourke has been ap- pointed ...
Local items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
Local ítems. The weather has been fine for the last week, nights cold and cloudy ; no rain has fallen, and the weather appears to be settled. The Oddfellows having secured the re. qnisite numbers of names towards the fori maticn of a lodge, are forwarding their ap- plication for a dispensation bv Saturday's mail south. We have been requested by the secretary of the Chance Extended Claim, Mulgrave goldfield, to remind the shareholders"that the allotrjcnt money of ls per share is now considerably over due. Unless the same is paid at once the shares will be forfeited. A meeting of the builders and contractors was. held on Thursday evening at the Globe Hotel, for the purpose of forming an asso- ciation for the protection of the trade, but after some conversational discussion it was agreed to adjourn until the following Wed- nesday, BO as to allow cime for* .drawing: up a. code of rales to be tben adopted. It is the intention' of Messrs. Hobson, Draper aud Co. to ran the - B-K. Zeus ever...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, June 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
HXW SOUTH WAMS. STDXET. June 20. The representatives of the Australian Colonies at the reception of the Con- tingent were entertained hy the Minis- try at a banquet in the Parliamentary Refreshment Booms. The chair iva's occupied by thc Premier, and amongst those present were the Governor, Sir George Verdon, the Hon. AV. B. Dallev, Sir John Kay (President of the Legislative Council), the Hon. Edward Barton (Speaker of the Legis- lative Assembly), the members, of the Ministry, the Mayor of Sydney, Ad- miral Tryon, the Officers of the contin- gent, and the officers of the Permanent Artillery; also several officers of the Victorian Military Forces. Thc scene was a brilliant one , thc bands of the Permanent Artillery and the training ship Vernon alternately enlivened the proceedings with music. Mr. Dalley proposed the toast of the evening, "Our Guests," which was responded to by-Sir George Verdon, who repre- sented Victoria, and by the represen- tatives of other colonies. Sir Janies Mar...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
? * * THUIÎSDJLT. JUX3" 2, 1&S3. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. THE work of Parliament will commence on the 7th of thia month, and.al- though it i» not probable "that înuch' very important legislation will, be brought forward this year, yet it is extremely probable that it will not be a very short session, and there will be some rather exciting debates. It will be opened, of course, with a speech congratulating the colony on the suc- cess which attended our application to the London money market; a good deal will be mid about the spirit which has been shown in preparing for de- fence j and the people of the colony will be requested to suspend ¿heir judgment on the Land Act until suffi- cient time has elapsed to prove its merits, whilst as much os possible will be made of the- report of the Poly» nesian Commission, and of thc- steps taken liy 'thc Government to return the islanders said to have been illegally recruited. The principal hills which thc Govern- ment hare announced...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. J Juna ït.-Warrego, s.s.. Capt Phillip«, (rom Sjil ne», rli ports. Jon- ss.-Glanworth, u^'Oapt. Tjme. from Briv hane, TÍ» port«. Paüaeajfer»-M rn. Martin anti S children, Mrs. A. A. Smith. Muses Templeton li). Sr. Thonutù. Kuan. Templeton. H. HUI. A. A. Smith. W. Howard. T. Xomi, E. Dorri*. Muter Templeton, HiinrShai. ami 3 in ateerage. J uue 27.-Glanworth. Capt. Lee, from Cook- town. ^Passenjjsrs-Ker. Mr. Taj lor, anti, ji.ia steerage. ,. ?. - June Ü7.-Warrego, UL, Capt. Phillips, from Coot t JVTO. Passengers-Mrs. Kershaw and Mr. Gardiner. June ¿8,-l^iliruiir-*. ' Capt. M'ljcan, from Mel. tourne, rta Svdaej. Lrishone, and portj. Passengers -Me*ir*. T. C. Allon. J. Hughe*. E. T. Green. J. Field. R. BUIinsfam. >'. Collins, E. Young-, nod Sin stecrag^" ~ ~ ~" " .-? ... ,-, July 1.-Buidekin, u, Cupt. Keir, from Towal ville, via Johnstone River.- Pasa-en^ers-Capt. Foulis, P. Garland, and 5 in steerage.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. F|lHE Company's Steamers have thia port EVEEY TIIUESDAY FOE NORTHERN POETS, anil EVERY SATURDAY EVENING FOE SOUTHERN POETS. For Fares and Rates of Freight, apply nt the CouiDany's own Office, at Wharf. -&lt;;-?-. 1'HK \màà Munal Buk, LUUTED. Incorporated under "The Companies Act," isca. BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital Paid-up Capital Reserv e Fund ... .£1,000,000 300,000 ... - 185,000 Gold bought or forwarded to the Hint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Eat». Draft« issued on Head OS ce, Branches and Agent*. Advances wade against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual banting business transacted. WM. CHAS.- SMITH, Manager, Cairns Branch. " rjlHE HERBERTON ADVERTISER." A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays ¡ind Saturdays. Tenus-10s per quarter, or Jd annually, in advanced The " Advertiser " has a large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild Eirer tin, silver...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 July 1885
DEPARTURES. June 25.-Glon worth, sj.. Capt. Lee, for Cooktown. Passende»-Mr. Muir, aiil 1« in sieeraKe June a.-Warrego, s.»., Capt. Phillips, for Syd- ney, via Hriabane and ports. JuneÏ7.-Glanworth. a.«.. Caye. Kee, for Bristnne, via porta, rr , Paamiiscra-Mans- Tonjf, and 1 in Jane ».-Quirain?. sj.. Capt. X'Lean, for Kel. 'Manu, «ia Port Douglas, Bristol*. Sydney, and ports." Paaneugew-BfXoes Templeton (i), Mr. Teui platoa. Kartar Templeton, St. Leon's Circus Coat. p*ay, and 4 ia steerage. July L-Burdekin, SJ.. Capt. Keir, for Towns T Jto, vi» Joanatone Kirer. ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 6. About one hundred navvies left Port Adelaide on Saturday for Sydney. More would undoubtedly hare gone, only they were unable to pay the passage money. Another batch will probably be despatched shortly. The Commissioner of Works claims that by Wednesday he will have swept Ade- laide of every idle man who is willing to go into the country, and give a fair day's work for a fair day's wage. Sixty-eight men were despatched to-day to Hergott Springs, and up to the Eresent time two hundred and eighteen . ne been sent »war. ' :
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDEN.] QUEENSLAND. HERBERTON, July 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
LATEST BY WWE. [FROM OU» orñt CORRES POWMKT.] QUEEHSLAND. HEKB£ETOX, July 8. A largely attended meeting was held hut night, Dr. Myers presiding, to form á eompauy to work the deep lead. A provisional committee was formed, and 220 shares taken in the room. ; A fir« broke oat last night at the rear of Finnigan'* hotel, but only de- stroyed the stable and bath house. Weather Tery cold. Ice last two mornings. GütAXDTO*, inly,. 6. V' The Flora arrived hero on Saturday night with 72 Island labourers for the plantations, and. landed them ' oil Sunday, all well., .She proceeds to Brisbane from here, taking à number of time expired boya. - - Biniun, July 6. Mr. Justise Mein was entertained by the solicitors of Brisbane at a picnic down - the river on the Government ?teamer Lucinda on Saturday. The j party included the Hon. the Premier and moat of tie member* of the Ministry, but no harria ten were ia* rited. The German «teamer Samoa, which arrived at Cooktown on Saturday, re- ports having fa...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 5. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
NEW SOUTH WAI/E3. SIDXEI-, Juif, 5. Tho annivarsary of tho' declaration of American independence was cele-,¥lil brated yesterday, at Botany, by a " garden party and a banquet, which were attended by over 20d American citizens. »Ir. Gr. W. Griffith, the United States Consul, presided at the banquet. The Hon. W. B. Dalley proposed the toast of the President of the United States in an eloquent speech, and the American Consul re- sponded to it. lt is understood that Mr. Dalley's speech will be wired iu full to America. A thanksgiving service was held this afternoon iu St. Andrew's Cathedral for the safe return of the New South Wales contingent. A very largo con- gregation assembled, including the officers and men of the contingent. The Primate, Bishop Barry, preached an eloquent and impressive sermon. Thomas Brash, who was severely crushed last Friday by the collapse of some scaffolding at the new premises being erected for the A. J. S. Bank, died in the hospital to-day. A youth named B...
Courts. LAND COURT. (Before Mr. Acting-Commissioner Hartley.) July 8. Under Crown Lands Act of 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Courts. LAND COUBT. (Before Mr. Acting-Conmianoner Hartley.) July 8. Under Croira Landa Act of 1S7*. Certificates Granted.-Lachlan M'Kinnon, homestead. No. 46, granted'-subject to bailiff's report. A. Street, conditional, No. 154. C. P. Andresen, eonditional, No. 159. W. C. Smith, conditional. No. 891. Under Crown Lands Act of 18S4. - Applications, for Agricultural Farms Con- ditionally Approved.-No. K, James ferris*, 60 acr.s, parish of Grafton. No. £6, J. A. Hartal, S3 acres, parish of Grafton.
Revence Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Bevenae Bettung. TBS following are the Customs revenue re- turns for the past financial year ended June 30, showing the collections for the quarter, half-year, and year ended on that date, and comparing the same with the returns for the ra riva ponding periods of the previous year: Quarter ended June 30, 1885... ¿2581 19 1 Ditto 1884. ... 2553 18 3 Increase ... ... £29 0 10 Half-year ended June 20,1835 £5218 13 3 Ditto 1884 ... ... ... 4545 4 4 Increase ... £673 8 11 Tear ended June 30, 1SS5 ...£10857 1 3 Ditto 1884... ... ... 9104 14 6 lacrease ... £1752 « 9 These figures show the very satisfactory increase of nearly twenty per cent, in the Customs revenue for the financial year just j ended, and prove that the great jump made i ia the prosperity of .the place during the ! last two or three years is well maintained and steadily inproved, and that ia the isca of the exceptionally doll tames which are at present casting a clood over the North of i Qnfiraslsad -
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, July 4. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (FEÖM OFB OWIf COKRESPOXBESTS.) ETTBOFEAU KBW3. LOXDOX, July 4. Lord Randolph Churchill has been I re-elected for Woodstock by a majority of 127. Tenders are invited for a municipal loan of £300,003 at five per ceut. for the town of Napier, New Zealand. The minimum has been fixed at par. July 5. General Sir Peter Lumsden has been created a Knight Grand Cross of the Bath. The Guards have arrived in Cyprus from Egypt, and., are quartered at Limasol. July 7. Price of tin £94 IO* per ton. - ' i '? i . 4 1 July 8.. "When Parliament ' assembled to-day the Marquis of Salisbury made au im- portant statement regarding the policy of the Government, which he said would continue the négociations with Kassia, where .Lord Granville had left off, always, however, keeping in view the promise made to the Ameer of Afghanistan, that Zulficar should be retained by him. Lord Salisbury at the same time declared that whatever settlement was come to that it was im- perative on the part of t...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
_ * * * THURSDAY. JULY 9. 18S5. Guaranteed TOO Collies Weekly. - A AVE liave in tho last financial returns] of our two southern neighbours a prac- tical and important illustration of how a colony may prosper when the popula- tion ia wisely led by a Government re- presenting all interests, and who, in the absence of an Opposition are enabled to devote the whole of their time and attention to the development and encouragement of the material resources o£ the country over which they preside. But our neighbours have not reached that happy state without passing through the fire of tribulation. Victoria and Kew South "Wales have each suffered bitterly from the strife brought about and fomented by design- ing politicians, who, to serve personal ends, raised class cries, causing dissen- sion between labour and capital, render- ing the former dissatisfied with its position and causing the latter; to tighten the strings of its pune and thereby generally retarding the pro " gress of the colony...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Om* Brisbane Letter. (rsox ora OWN COBBMPONDKNT.) THE Ministers are back again from their Northern trip, and Cabinet Councils are frequent-preparing the Governor's speech for the opening of Parliament no doubt-but nothing is allowed to leak out of what they do. By the end of next week we shall know what they intend to propose. Several .private members have addressed their constituents down here lately, Mr. Midgeley, the member for Fassi- fern, told his that the Land Act was a very gncd Act, but it might have leen better if more co« sitieration had been given to it, and lie could not say how it would work. He expressed disap- proval of several of the more important measures passed by the Government last year, but whatever he might think of their policy he would give them a faithful support. Mr. Buckland also addressed his constituents, and he too held fortli on the great merits of the Land Act, but assured his hearers that it would take three or four years before it could be fairly a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Special Colonia. APLIN, BKOVN AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsville. Dun- geness, Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone River, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Freights npplv to BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE AND SWALLOW'S | WHARF. The B.s. ZEUS will leave the wharf every Tuesday,-Friday, and Saturday at ll a.m., returning at 3 p.m. sharp. Leaving | the Wharf on Fridays at 7 o'clock. All freights must be paid by shippers. Alley's coach will meet the steamer at | Edithvale on Tuesday's and Saturday's. Full particulars on application to HOBSON, DRAPER AND CO,, Agents. JJUSSELL and MULGRAVE RIVERS. The s.s. ZEUS will make MONTHLY TRIPS to the RUSSELL RIVER. The | next trip will be on or about the 2lith inst. For freight and passage apply HOBSON, DRAPER and CO., Agents. RED. T. WIMBLE AUCTIONEER, LAND AND ESTATE AGENT. Reliable Valuations made, and Realizable [ ...