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OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. July 7. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
OPENING OP PARLIAMENT. THE GOVEBÏïOB'S SPEECH. j ' July 7.:"" ? i i he third session of the ninth Parliament of Queensland w.is opened to-day by Hi» Excellency the Governor, Sir Anthony Mus- grave., a large and fashionable gathering being present. His Excellency read tho followiag speech : GEXTLEXEN OF THE LSGISLATIVE COUNCIL AND AsSEMBLT lam glad to have recourse once more'to your advice and assistance in the adminis- tration of the affairs of the colony. Siaee I last had the opportunity of consulting you, events have occurred which appeared to in- dicate the necessity for immediate prepara- tion for the defence of our coasts against in- i vasion by a Power hostile to the British Empire. Prompt measures were taken by my advisers to meet this emergency, and it was with great pleasure and satisfaction I observed the loyalty and alacrity displayed by the inhabitants of the different parts of th's colony in coming forward in the defence j of .their countrymen, and- I am confident, that...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
VICTOEIA. JVIELBOVJBXE, July 6. Saturday being tbe anniversary of American intlopcuilonco Culouol «J* AX Morgan, the United States Consul- ? General for Australasia, held his usual reception, which was very largely at- tended. Dion Boucicault, the celebrated actor and dramatic author, arrived with his company from England on Saturday. He has entered into a throe mouths engagement here.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Birth. SEVERIN. - July 7, at her residence, M'Leod-street, the wife of L. Severin, of a son. Marriage. SHAW-SKENE.-July 8, at Cairns, by Mr. Registrar R.T. Hartley, Henry Shaw, of Edithvale, to Alice Skene, of Cairns.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS. ACOURT of APPEAL against the Vaina- I tiona of Nos. 1,2, and 3 3ub-di visions I of the Cairns Division will be held| at the Court House, Cairns, on the 4th of August, 1885. Seven days' notice of appeal must be I given, in writing, to the Board prior to the sitting of the Court. By order, J. A. BUNTING, Clerk to the Board. THE COMMERCIAL UNION ASSUR-I ANCE COMPANY - FIRE AND | MARINE. Income exceeds il,000,000 per annnm. The CAIRNS AGENCY of this Company, lately held by Mr. W. D. Hobson, has this day been accepted by Messrs. BURNS, PHILP and CO., to whom the Company's Poncy-holders and the Public are respect- fully referred. FIRE RATES npon Stores, Mercantile I Bisks, and Hotels MODERATE. SPECIALLY LOW BATES quoted for | well detached-first-class Wooden Dwelling». MARINE RATES, lowest tariff quotations. | Chairman of the Queensland Board, Hon. B. D. MOREHEAD, Esq., M.LX Resident Secretary and Underwriter, I EDWARD SAYCE, Esq. CHAS. J. TR...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. Joly 3. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Oar Neighbours. [FEOM O ÜB OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HEBBEBTON. Joly 3. WHITHKE it be the glorious weather, the increased activity, or the arrival yesterday , of machinery for the Great Northern, every, body seems to" be in good humour with him- self and neighbours. There is an apparent &lt; but indésirable change amongst the people which is pleasant to contemplate, and if this continues it will require only tenders being called for the railway to render us all supremely happy. As matter of fact, there is more tin being produced throughout the district than at any previous period, and of the very many abandoned claims now being worked theie ia but one that is not showing good payable ore, the beneficial results of which will shortly be experienced by the whole population. The oft-talked-of deep lead is coining* to the fore with a mat cer- tainty. On Wednesday Xatterson and party came upon aft flin waandirt, averaging lewt tin to the load, but the water is excessive and uncontroll...
Cairns Divisional Beard. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Cairns DÍTMOMI Btari. TH» ordinary monthly meeting ot the above Board «roa held on the 1st inst, at the Divi- sional Hall, the members present being Messrs. Kingsford (ohainaan). Landan, Street, Byan, Kenny, and Hobson. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed as also was the outward correspondence. ' The inward correspondence was read and dealt "with" ar follows :-Latter ' from P. O'Connell, demanding payment for work done in the construction of approaches to culverts at Martin's. On the motion of Mr. Street seconded by Mr. Hobson it was re- solved-"That O'Connell ba paid £20 in full of all demands." Letter from the Under Secretary for Public Works 3nggestmg the necessity for amending the boundaries of the sub-divisions consequent ou the consti- tution of Cairns into a borough. Besolved on the motion of Mr. Loridin.-"That the matter be referred to the members for Nos. ; 2 and 3 sub-divisions." Letter from the Under Secretary for works enclosing letter I from Mr. ...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
Local Items. The cargo shipped from here per Elamang, on Monday last, included 973 bags, or 15 tons lOcwt of sogar; Gi casks and G drums of molasses; 528 baga, or 26tons Heart of tin ore; 4 casts of tallow, ll bags of horns, 85 bundles of hides, and a quantity of bananas. The hon. secretary of the Cairns Progress Association has received a notification from the Under Secretary for Public Lands that four quarter-acre lot3, in section 7, town of Cairns, will be granted for Municipal par poses. The acre thus granted will comprise allotments 1, 2, 3, 1, 29, and 30, of section 7. We understand that a resolution has been arrived at amongst the leading merchants and storekeepers to close their establish- ments on Wednesday afternoons. A half holiday on one day during the week has long been felt among the trading community ot this town to be a necessity, and we are glad to find the suggestion is taking a practical form. Saturday is usually the day sot apart for a half holiday, but the arriv...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
SHIPPED. AKKIYALS. Joly S.-Flora, schooner.. Capt. Boherteon. from Solomon Islands, with 72 ^""Vi boy*. July 2.-Fitiroy, sj.. Capt. Nij-htingal". fron» Brisbane. Tia porta. Passengers-Mcisii. W. 3C. Fehon, D. C. Hehir, Herbert, and H. Blinks. Joly ¿-Maranoa, sj.. Capt. Hampton, from Syd ney. Tia Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Mrs. Hohnea, Mrs. Amnlier and 4 children, Messrs. Ama lier, F. Cameron, and 10 in steerage. Joly - 4.-Fitiroy, SA. Capt. KigUtwgau, from Cooktown, Tia Tort Douala*. FaiMnsers-Miss Thompson. Captain FoahU, Messrs. G. Dolphin, G. Ian*, and SO in steerage. .Xnly i- - af-tr-nrm., M-s., Capt. Hampton, from Cooktown, Tia Fort Douglas. July 5.-Elamang, s.s.. Capt. Laka, from Mel. bonni*. Tia Sydney,-Brisbane, »nil ports. Passen, rers-Mrs. Brítíin^hini. Kw. T. Thomas and child. Miss Capron, Mdssrs. A. J. Draper. Tvinnl.^ 'r. Thomas, Ii. Sayers, and 10 in steerage. Jnly 8.-Burdekin, sj., Capt. Keir, from Towns Tille, ria Johnstone Hirer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
LlXITED. Incorporated nuder "The Companies Act," 1S03. . ' BAN KEES TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital Paid-up Capital Reserve Fund Gold bought or forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Kates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branches and Agents. Advances made against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual banking business transacted. "WM. CHAS. SMITH, Manager, Cairns Branch. " rjIHE HERBERTON ADVEBTISEB." A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Terms-10s per quarter, or £2 annually, in advance. The " Advertiser .".has a.large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild Eiver tin, silver, and copper mines. EDWARD MYERS, Proprietor. ROBERT CRAIG, REGISTERED CHEMIST AMD DRUGGIST, AlBOTT-fTSXST,. CAIBlf, - ? (next Jf«wTattendi]* Hotel). ; , j PRESCRIPTIONS ACCURATELY ! DISPENSED. Á complete »tock Pore Drugi ind Patent Medicines is kept. Also, best brands Cigars, Tabacco, Pipes, Stationery, «Sec., Ac,...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
DEPARTURES. Joly 2.-Fitzroy, s.s., Capt Kightinga.., for Cook town. Tin Port Douglas. Passeu-rers-Captain Foulis, îfessrs. B. Yottiiif, Ai Tons, U.E. Amos, and 5 in Joly 2.-Maranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hamilton, for Coot town. Tia Port Douglas. Passengers-IU>. Gardiner, ned 5 in steerage. Joly 3.-Ftora, schooler. Captain Eobertson, for Johnstone Hirer, with kanakas. July 4.-Fitzroy, s.s.. Capt. ATirhtíngalI, for Bris, liane, ria ports. Passengers-Mrs. Holan, Miss M'Phey. Messrs. F. Bernard. S. Delaney. II* F Derham, C. Z. llufhej, E. A. Delissa, J. Reil, and 12 ia steerage. July ?*. - Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, for Sydney, ria Brisbane and porta. Passengers-Mr. cud Mrs. E. B. Soatherden, jnr. Joly 0.-Elaman*, sj.. Capt. Lake, for Melbourne, ^rfc* SyOney. BiUlmne. &n&lt;\ port».. Tinnum-Mr«. M-*Kny. ïli*m Brabazon, Ur. F-. VJTIC, mia S la steerage. Joly 8.-Burdekin, sj.. Capt. Keir, for Towns rille, ria Johnstone Bircr.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 9 July 1885
THE' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ORIENT GOLD MINING CO. (NO LIABILITY), UPPER MULGRAVE, CAIRNS, NORTH QUEENSLAND. &nbsp; CAPITAL: £16,000, in 32,000 SHARES OF 10s EACH, &nbsp; ISSUED IN 320 PROMOTERS Scrip, Of which the Present Proprietors Retain 80, Carrying 100 Shares each. 7s 6d. paid up ; and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 240 are offered, to the public at £25 per scrip, carrying 100 Shares each, 5s paid. &nbsp; The whole proeeeds of the 240 Promoters' Scrip, less-expenses of floating, will be placed to the credit of the Company. In the event of any Calls requirïng to be made (which is not anticipated), no call to exceed 6d per share, or be made at a shorter interval than two months. &nbsp; &nbsp; PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS : James Elworthy, Esq., J.P., Sandridge. Ernest Giles. Esq., Melbourne. C. J. Hoyt, Esq., Melbourne. A. C. Kennedy. Esq., Carlton. T. Chalfort Allen, Esq., Cairns....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
TP M01UWK8. j CAllWt DlYltWmL IOAW. ASPECIALMEETlNGof the Board «Ol ..?ha îVeM^ at -ithe/4n«sitwVf.ÖBfce,iim FKIDAY, the 17th instant. - * Business-To receive accounts, and to .ettie up the «Cairs of the Board. By order, ' J. A. BUNTING, f -Q I''''A ^Ç^*^?0"?** 1 CAIRNS MVItlOML MAM. NOTICE ia hereby given that aQ pi-«aa latvia*;Accoanis ag«iaat the Board are reoweated to send thess mt» tl» Clerc of the Board before «o'elock »JB., oa ISIOAT, the lTthiaataat By order, _ J. A. BUNTING, ' ??- ? Clerk to the Buer*. ? J. "mmâ C. MtUJn, . ' DBX8SMAKING, MOUSEKT, VKDKaV CLOTHISO, AND CHILDKKN'8 SUITS MADE TO OKDSRV TCJtMS MODKBATK. CRAIG'S COTTAGES, BEACH. IMPORTANT SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION. WATT FOB SATURDAY. JULY 18. . 8ATÜKDAY, ISra JULY. » ! * SÀTUBDAY, 18TH JULY. Aad do sot fail to attend the sale and secare cae of thc Allotments in the Deverell Estate, DEVERELL ESTATE. DEVERELL ESTATE, One of the Grandest Estates erer cat up in Cairns. »"DESIRABLE ALLOTMENTS 20 DESIRABLE ALLOTMENTS 20 ...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
-"'lCm»oir»irB,"Jaiy:,'9.'" In the Assembly, yesterday, Mr. Berry introduced the new Licensing Sill, which provides that the colony shall be divided into licensing districts. The number of licensed houses is to be in proportion to population, the maxi- mum being one for every 2-50 up to 1000, and then one for every 300. Special courts are to be appointed by the Government to have entire control of licensed houses, and deal with offenders uuder the Bill. The number of licensed houses in the eolony arc to be reduced from 4200 to. 2000. Bar- maids will be allowed to remain in their present positions, but no more are to be allowed. No drink is to be sold to persons under 16 years of age. Sun- day trading is to be prohibited, and license fees will range from £23 to £100. July ll. An important deputation of farmers waited on the Hon. G. Berry, yester- day, to protest against thc ratification of the Tasmanian reciprocity treaty, on the grounds that it would be inimict 1 to the interests of...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
Our Brisbane Letter. * (.mm ora own coKBSsFttifnnrr.) THE Treasury Statement of Revenue and Jixpenditure for thc financial year just ended has been published, aud is not altogether an encouraging one. We have had a wonderfully well-sustained Customs revenue, and an enormous increase in stamp duty, but there is reason to believe that the Customs receipts are maintained principally by thc large numbers of men who arc now employed down here on public works, paid for with borrowed money, and that the increase iu stamp duty is owing to thc wild speculation in land, which must soon cease. The Reveuue re- turns give no indication of prosperity in our local industries. Mining and the pastoral industries just keep their level, .but the falling off in receipts from selection of land is very great, showing that settlement is not pro- gressing. In his estimates last year, Mr. Dickson had set down £10,000 as the amount which he expected to receive from selections under the new Land.Ac^thcy. real...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, July 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. -. lEBOM orra ¿yrs coàuia^yvi^Ts^ EUBOFEAH HEWS. LOXBOV, July 8. In the House of Commins last night Sir Micliael Hicks-Beach,, iu-rcply to a question;" stated there Waa no reason why Sir Henry "Wolff, who was ap- pointed envoy extraordinary to Egypt, should not proceed to that country, as he ia known to bc personally agreeable to the Khedive. . . , , . ¡, ,v. 'tfi"1-'? ' July Ol Lord Carnarvon has arrived iii Ire- land, and made his formal entry into Dublin yesterday. He was received with enthusiasm by a large concourse of people. , -"In thc. House of Commons, yester- day, Sir--Michael Hicks-Beach made a statement of the Conservative policy, and intimated that it would include thc Federation Enabling Bill. Mr. Glad- stone aquiesced in the proposal that the present session should dose early. July ll. Sir R. Gk "W. Herbert, the perma- nent Under-Secretary for the Colonies, has informed tl»é Agents-General that it is the intention of the Government, to move the omission...
NEW SOUTH WALKS. SYDNEY, July 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
SvnxET, July là. Tlie Gladstone colliery, between Ka-. toomba and Wentworth, on the Blue Mountains, was officially opened on »Saturday, in the presence of a number of Sydney and Melbourne capitalists. Thc- mine is situated in a gorge twelve hundred feet below the railway level, and yields thirty tons of coal per hour. A mass meeting in favour of commu- tation of the sentence' of death passed on Johns for thc attempted "murder of a fellow prisoner was held on ¡Saturday afternoon. About S000 people attended the meeting, and afterwards proceeded to Government House, where tho. Mayor introduced a deputation to the Governor, who said tliat the matter would be considered at a Cabinet meet- ing to be held on Monday. Thc annual Oraiige celebration, held yesterday, passed off successf ully. A man named George Hughes, who was visiting at Eskbank, had his head severed from his body by a train on Saturdav morning. The Executive met this morning, and held a lengthy consideration on the case of t...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 July 1885
SHIPPING. ABB1VAXS. July ».-Glanworth, ».a.. Capt. Lee, frcaa : Brü- hl nc, m port«. Passenger*-Sire. Fianna ft». Xi» Hiunranl, MtMira. Flannotran, Ulir, Jose«, Walker, JtillUin. T. Bcid, M'llwTaine. Schmidt. Hogarth. Gnllirer. S. Bu vii, ami 7 ill >taera?e. July a.-Archer, ti.--*., Capt. Morris, from Sydney. Tia Bria tune and ports. Passengers iMrs. Harrison, Miss Joyce, atesara. Bobh, H. C. Janies, and 5 in ^Mleajge. ..... ...._. - Joly lL-GWworth; ¿a.; Cap*. Le», him CJJk: town, via Fort Dónelas. Passengers-Hrs. Fox, and 1 ia steerage. , . . Jilly ll -Archer, s.s., Capt. Karris, from Cook towa. Tia Port Duñglas. Jnly H.-Minnie Ha Ha, ketch. Capt. Olige, from To rnwillf.JUJCMUW&lt;U._,_ .. ->rJ«aV}+- -»h. » i rTjprTTiaiiilinaw. fnrai M.'Ibonrne. Tia jwrts. Passeuirers-Mi« Warren, Mas M. Warren, Messrs. Holden, P. Richs, Letch mai. A. Gray, aad lo in steerage, -ii - . ! July 15.-Warreno, s.s.. Capt. Phillips, from 8yd ' ney. via Brisbane and ports. - Passeasers-T. H. ...