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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 8 July 1864
BIRTHS. DARRAGH. -On the 6th July, at Kangaroo Point, Mrs. Joseph Darragh, of a daughter. SMITH. -On the 6th July, at Brisbane, the wife of T. Fenwick Smith, Esq., of a son. DEATH. COLLINS.-On the 7th July, at Brewsterfield, Mrs. Mary Collins, aged 70 years. An old and valued servant of Mrs. Herbert's.
The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 8 July 1864
ÏÏHjt Courier» il- PUBLISHED DAILY. b- _ *r' FRIDAY, JULY 8, 18G1. Ax instalment of reform of the nlmses winch are threatening the liealtli of Bris- bane and the large towns of the colony is likely to be obtained from Parliament, 'his session, through the good offices of Dr. Cualuxok. We owe it to his disinterested perseverance that the " Bill to prevent the .' improper Subdivision of Land for Build " ing Purposes"' is once more brought umler the consideration of the Legislative Assembly. While ve are not prepared to admit that the bill exhibits a thorough comprehension of the requirements of the time, or a very fine appreciation of tlicrights of properly, thenccessity for the severe exer- cise of some competent authority to stop the cutting up of land on the draught- board system is so urgent that we are not disposed to be liypercritic.il upon the means proposed to arrest the evil. Its enactments will inflict no serious wrong on anyone tiley can only remotely cause inconvenience to...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 8 July 1864
TO-MORROW. EXCURSION TRIP io H.M.S. SALAMANDER. By kind permission of Captain the Hon J. (. GiXSEBTB. THE DIAMOND, steamer, will bo des- patched from Raff's Wharf, TO-MOR- ROW (Saturday) MORNING, at 10 o'clock, in order to afford an opportunity to Visitors to inspect the above-named WAR STEAMER, together with her magnificent ARMSTRONG- GUN, 110 founder. The DIAMOND will land her Party on ro- tura at Raffs Wharf, at about 6 p.m. Tickets, 7s. 6d. each, to bo had at tho Ofllco of the undersigned. BRIGHT BROTHERS & CO., 351 _Agents. USTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. STEAM TO SYDNEY. - The CLARENCE, SATURDAY, July 9, at 11 o'clock a.m. For MARYBOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCKHAMPTON. - The YARRA YARRA, TUESDAY, July 12. No ad- vance in rates. TO IPSWICH Tho IPSWICH, FRIDAY, July 8, at 10 a.m. The BRISBANE, SATURDAY July 0, at 11 a.m. HENRY O'REILLY, Agent. A.S.N. Company's Offices, Brisbane. BARQUE CORINNE, OCniLTREE, MASTER, FROM LONDON. LL CLAIMS against the abovo Ves _L sel ...
DARLING DOWNS ANNUAL RACES. From the Toowoomba Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
TI DARLING- DOAVXS ANNUAL RACES. | r)¡"i (From tho Toowoomba Chronic/a.) j ¡j, Tho nboi" Buces commenced on tuesday Hie neat lu r wus all that could bo desired by the most ardont sportsman, and the course appemcd to be in vir} good order Beforo noon llicio «010 probnbl} 500 persons on tho course, mid the mimbil bud incrensed to 000 or 700 when iho hist mee-tho contest for tho Maiden PI ite-took pla o I i cr} thine; passed oil vin pleasantl}, with one exception, tho only disagreement, und ft Inch "us u slight ono, that no noticed n is between tho st alter, Mr J C AVTutc, n id Air luit, tho lutter gentloman taxing Mi Whilo w lill seeking to depreciate lum in the opinion of tho public, mid raise himself in the)) cstimntiou in doing so If wo under stand tho mutti r right, it uroso m this wa} After tho Lndics' Purso lind been run for, Mi AVlnto was on tho Grand Stand taking on trances foi a Hurry Scuri} that was being got up when, probably to put tho crowd in good humor, ho culled to Un ...
TOOWOOMBA AND DRAYTON. From the Toowoomba Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
TOOWOOMBA. AND DRAYTON. (Fiom (hu 1'ooivooinlia Ciionnlt) lui Liri Si uiiiiNO Ctsi n DitixioN - ALclmc! Hnnloii n is bi ought hefoi o Ibu Dinylon Uiui h on luliy last, chin gell with lulling slabbed Isaac Houston on tbo ciening ol lhuisdiy, ¿did ultimo Huco witnesses woo examine 1 besi les Hie police, and the lesult of then ci idem o was Hint Hu ptisonci was com nulled lo lulu his hud ut Iho foiIbcomiiig usst/es for wilfully si iblnng willi nilen! Di Uiuke silted Unit If oust on w is I hot out of tltugei 1 lit two puncijiul ti omi Is woe ti cut ni i oss (bo abdomen loin nubes long molly skin deep al one si le, but half nu mill deep ii Iho olho , tu 1 it slab m Hie light hu ist IriciioNot Verniion-Mi r W Guiñes was ckttcd its ono ol Hie nu blois oi (bo coi |)oi ahon accoiuils on Alon lay list in the loom ol Ml I liol inan who lesignel Mi Guiñes wits piopose I bl Mi V li thompson ex Mitioi steon led by Mi Scholl and thoo bong no olho candi lah, was dei lui ed duly elected Hie lillee l...
TAROOM. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. June 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
TAROOM. (moir omi oiv>' coimrsroxiiE.vT.) Juno 30. List week nus one of gient cxi denicul m 1 mooni as it waslhe one tijijiomted foi the taroom annual 11 es lo tonic oil On tuesday, (bo ¿2nd tnslant a meeting wits held at lite 1 elebbai di Hotel fit ibu pulpóse of Icceiimg the. (ntl inccs foi the hist du s mung and on \\ cthicsdai thoo n is i hugo assembly of squat leis anti olhcis on Hie I m oom t ice ionise Hie Itisl t tee-lite I ni oom Sweep-was won hi Mi D milson s Aoluntcci, Alt Zctbcs in ey steel being second Hu ne x1 was the Minden Pille AL Seolls Arunqtiisb, (list, Ali Sholls Billi Sobo sides, second Iho Selling Stnkcs n is won by Au- Hoi tends Snip Hie Mcmbtis Pluto by Mi Boultons Bnllnt Ah Ghs ans lullbiulc st col« I llio JIutk Slakes bl Mi Scotts Siiubt mi lu the etenmg ii nicchng was held ni tho Dnison 1 aiiuly Hotel wlion Iho enh mies noio I d cn foi the si con I din lite lust wits Ibu I lui tile li tu «on bi Mi Gbsiins killin ide Mi Din id oils Shop was (ho liislhoi...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. SATURDAY, JULY 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Saturday, July 2. Present: Aldermen Sexton, Gibson, und Hnl linun. Alderman Sexfon having been voted to the chair, tho Town Clerk read tbo minutes of tho previous meeting, which wcro then con- firmed. « ' COBItESrONDESCE. Tho following letters were read :-To. Mr. Coxon, respecting n grant of land for n sito for the School of Arts. From Messrs. Cribb and Foote, Mr. Mncalister, und' Mr. Cameron, con- cerning rutes ; und from tho contractor for clear- ing Iho slumps from Hie streets, entreating for £20 on account of work done, und an extension of flvo weeks lo the time allowed. Alderman Gibson proposed, mid Alderman Halliunn seconded, (he grunting of five weeks longer to lum. Carried. TIN INCE Vauous financial multots carno undor con sidoiation und weio referred lo tho rinanto I Committee TOiVN sam i vonsinr The tendéis Tot this ollice wcte thon discussed An exjilaiiilon lcttci was recencd fiom AL P AVcaicr sitting In, toms lobe L200 pot an mim and Ins hiiiellmg expe...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
snip MAILS. ,The mail« for New South AVales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and the Northern Provinces of New Zealand, per the Clarence, s., will be made up and closed at the General Post Oflîco as under this day : For ordinary letters at 9 a.m. , and for news- papers at 7 a ni. The lato foo mail for Sydney and Melbourne only will close at 10 a.m. Note.-Tbo mail for registered letters closed at 5 p.m. yesterday.
THE MARKET WHARF. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
TUE MARKET WHARF. to the nniTon or tjie biiisihke cormm. Auth bin,-Will j ou nllow me, thioughtho medium or j our vnlunblo pnpei, to draw tho attention of the authorities to tho following fact - On Tiulny lust I took a boat load o( pioduco up io town, and after unloading, fastened mv boat stem mid stern to tho ring bolts in tho market steps and left hoi lhere On tho bnttuda, morning, going to mv boni, 1 found she vv us missing, mid fi oui the stute nicntof Ali Lvcrett hod been so smeo betweou 3 nnd 4 o clock p m on the preceding liny 'Hie ropes which fastened her bud been untied, not cut, nnd tho boat having been pal li} aground, must have been lowed awn,, as on »j finding her subsequent!} tied up m Pctrio's Bight, 1 saw the rowlocks lind not been in use, I hnvmg tied them in tho noso of tho boat Nothing, honora, was missing from her, mid nfter some enquiiy, deluy, and trouble, I was permitted to tuko possession of ni} own boat b} tho purt, \r n i "fomul" lier stuck on the locks neu...
COMMERCIAL COURIER Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
COMMERCIAL &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ComtiEn Office, Friday Evening. BtJSlXMS has been rather slack during the past week, the only animation hnving been in the flour market, which has been very firm in conséquence of lato advices from Sydney and Melbourne. Recent telegrams from tbo lutter piuco si tito that holders nro demanding £30 per ton ; and Olio received this afternoon from Adelaide quotes wheat nt li«.' per bushel, and flour at from £20 lo £28 per ion. The market also is rising. Price« here, however, havo not altered, although Hie demand has become very active within the last few days. Al present only one vessel is known to be on her way from Adelaide to this port with breadstuff-, namely (ho Lass of Gawler, which wns loaded by Messr«. Magarey and'Co. A vessel, named the Rebecca, cleared out at Adelaide for Guam a short time ago with a largo cargo of Hour and bran ; and ii is thought that sho is bound for Brisbane, but this is merely conjecture. In conseque...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
-do VOMtRKSfOIVIIKXCi:. do I THE RO AUD OF EDUCATION. TO TÏÏE EDITOIl OP ME BRISn.VME CODRICn. .n SlR, --Clio recently published Bepmt of tho ?Hoard of Munition lins nntuinll, attracted attention, as the public uro desnoiis of lenrnin r fro.,, authentic souices what pi og. ess the s,s° tem initiated b} the Bonid i, mnkmg, and how tar it lms succeeded m seeming Iho confidence 0 those who nie most deepl, interested ni tho question of education, cspcciull} the parents «nil guardians of tho vouth of tho colon, In common with others I lune been led to minnie the Repott for info, mnt.on upon theo ub,ects, mid I now beg to bo allowed to oller, norn*) T'l colum"8» » ^ romaiks upon points "h,cl, have ali nek me in tho peu.snl 1 T »tnniEB or sonoors vm> ciiiidben 1,1 li,?. '"'in'' aVPmn' 0,8,,tccl1 "=h°°h Lo'Ti 'I lh° "BSrcgato nttendance m the«o schools was 3201 By tho afrento tmedu,mitmüb00U.m tho 6C,,°o1 «t60'»° Ken ," g i"'" if1" ,?omo of «»M» ""»y Jim o h UnT Ï °"it ,0 r0U tw,co or th...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. FRIDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
NEWS OF THE WEEK. FlilDAT EVEKINO. Thb Bight Eev Dr Barker, Bishop of Syd noy, accoinpaiucd by Mis Baikei, ni ni ed in Brisbano last evening by tho Claienco, steamor The distinguished visitors aio tho guests of Sit Georgo and Lady Bowen, at Government House His Honor Mr Justice Lulu relio left town yesterday afternoon for Toowoomba where ho is to preside at tho forthoomuig assizes AVe regret to say that the criminal calendar is voiy heavy His Honor Chief Justice Cockle opened the Civil Sittings of tho Supremo Court at Ips wich on AVcdncsday last A man named Henderson, sen ant to Mr AV F Boborts, absconded some days ago with one of his masters boises a nluable gold ung mid a chequo for about £50 He has not smeo been heard of, though the polico has made a x lgilant search for linn A colonial built barge was launched at Kim garoo Point, yesterday in picsenco of a gay company invited by the owner, Mt T B AVutd to witness tho interesting ccicmom She was cliristcnod m proper foi in the Lu...
A VISIT TO THE SURRENDEN VINEYARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
A VISIT TO THE SURRENDEN VINEYARD. Midwimtb is not the season of tho year which would oidmnrily bo selected b} pcisous intero ted in the cultivation of tho vino to form nu opinion of Iho adaptability, or otherwise to the colong of this, crj useful branch of lndusli, but thoso "ho huvo usited tho Surrenden Fnrm dining tho pleasant months of sumnici-who hine once partaken of the English hospitality ali,n,s exhibited b, tho owners of that pretty little spot mo apt to forget tho season in tho anticipation of the cordial welcome thoy aro certain to i ceci, o after a pleasant escapo foi a timo from tho dad} drudgei} of n town hie lo witness tho lmpro,enients which ha, o been made tlnough tho untiring pci=c,ci ince of one liuliudunl-at a timo when evei} obstuelo was opposed to min, is nt nil times a matter of liitciest, but it becomes tho moro so when it is pro,ed Hint tho "fotest pi uncial has been so chuiigcd b} cullivution ns to nfloul luuiucs mid comfoits to others thnn those who lind ...
TELEGRAPHIC. FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS. SYDNEY. July 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
va-: Ij fas mia nine. (rilOlt OtJll TKI.KQH.U'UIQ COKltESrOXDENTS.) 'X'|, .- on SYD2ÎEÏ-. Eil July S. Arl Tr\ nlpien?, pmclui'od for A'klonn, hu, o ronhsod tho high pueo of £210 'Iho go,eminent 1m,o promisod to institute fuithci enquiries respietmg tho death of lum mi 'Iho trial of Cririlmcr foi shooting nt Tioopor Hosie his toi mínate ii mid thojur} limo letirod to cousiilcí then icriliet Hie Qiiecnilnnd and Cit} of Bnsbnno linvo urn, ed fiom Bush mc 'Hie Alurj mid lioso lins suited for Brisbnue Pin hument will le nssoiublo ou Oct 13 ADEL VIDr Tho mnikots mo rising AA'hcnt is quoted nt 11s und lloui nt fi oin CJG to C2S 1 ii rw enfiel during the past wcok lins been delightful ns fur ns tho tcmpciituie is con eiiued und could not full to gue lceint mu,als a,cm fuoinblo illili of n Queensland wintel In the to,,li howe,u, niueh meóme meneo lins been expeiicnced in consequence of the clouds of dust which lino nn«in in the pinieipnl streets In Queen street especial!, Ihe huimuico lins b...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY MR R CRAAVFORD, at 11 o'clock, nt the Roynl norso Bazaar Horses Di ays, Spuug carts, AVnggons, Harness, ile MR ARTHUR MA1UTN, at 11 o'clock, at the Cit) Auction Alart Ten, Pigs, Furniture mid effects, Phieton, Pumo At 2 o'clock Village of Purga Cottngo in Albert street, Building Sites in tho Nornnti Est ito MR R DAVIDSON, ut 12 o'clock, on tho Premises, Albert street Groceries and Oil men's Stores MESSRS DICKSON A DUNCAN, at 11 o'clock, nt their Auction Mnit Iron Bed steads, Hnberdashcr), Draper,, Fuucy Goods, Household Furniture At 12 o'clock Town ship of Chnrlcstown MR G AVARREN, it noon, on tho Premise*, Queen stieet Lenso of Two Shops, oho, Sundries AILSSRS SIAIAIONS, DODDY, A CO , nt 12 o'tloek, nt their Rooms Cheeses, Drugs At 3 o'clock Gln«s,vnre AIEbSRS ROGERS A SCANLVV, nt 1 o clock, nt tho Criterion Auction Al nt To biiico, Cundles, Giomus, Iionmoiigei,, etc MR AV II KENT, nt li o'clock, nt Titter s ill s Hot so Bain ir Hoi s^s, Saddle...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. FRIDAY, JULY 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
METEOKOLOGIOAL OBSEliVATTONS. Fu i day, July 8. BitisiuNF-9 n in Biiromttei (corrected), 29 981 thermoii eter (shutle), 53 0 ditto (tlr) bulb), 53 3 ditto (net bulb), al (5 , foreo of wind, 0, direction -, "eather fino 3pm Binomeltr (corrected) ¿9 938 Hier moinetcr (shade) Gb i th'to (di) bulb), 60 2, ditto (wit bulb), 51 forte of wind 3, three tion S AV , extent of cloud 1 winther, fine (Per Lletlrie FUegraph ) A\Aii,uck-9 n ni Bnroineter (corrected), 28 510 thermometer (shade) 13 ditto (dr) bulb), 190, ditto (wet bulb), 15, foi co of " md, 1, direction & \V , oxtmt of cloud, 0, " euthci, iuio Wind and AVi aim it -9 am T)tton AV und fine Ipswich VV und fino luidle) eulin mid fine loouooinbu eulin mid fine , Diii)ton, AV h \V und fine , Dnlb, ¿S mid fine S\dni*-9 n m Buiomctcr (corrected) 29 823, llieinioiitetcr, (shale) 51 ditto (du bulb), 52 3 , ditto (wot bulb;, loo force of wind, 4, direction, W> AV , n euther, fine
NAMES OF THE UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
NAMES OF THE UNITED STATES. At the present da,, when so much interest is taken m Araeiican allans, the following list of tho States, with tho wav in which thoy carno by Hu ir names, w ill bo of Use - 1 Maine was so calle 1 as earl} as 1C3S, from Alamo in li unce, of n Inch Henrietta Alaria, Queen of Liigkitid, wii3 at the timo proprietor 2 New Hampshire was the name given to tho tomtoiv conveved b, tho Plymouth Company to Captain J Mason, bv patent, November 7th, 1039, with reference to the patentee who was Go, ernor of Portsmouth, in Hampshire, Eng land 3 Vermont was so called b} the inhabitants m then tlcelin ltion of independence, Januar} lGth 1777 fi oin I he Ti euch v, ord " v crd, ' green, und " mont mountain 4- Massachusetts derived its namo from a tribe ol Indians in the noighboihood of Boston Iho tribe is thought to have derived its namo fiom the Blue Hills of Alilton "I ha,o learned ' sa,s Roger Williams "that Massa c-husctts was called fiom the Blue Hills " 5 Rho le Isl m...
SKETCHES FROM LIFE. THE LOAFER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 9 July 1864
SKETCHES FROM LIFE. THE LOAFER. It is early morning, and w o uro standing in the Eastern Mnrket Leaning ngninstthe po ts and uprights aro several men of u dut} and mi wholcsonio appear ince These, deni leader uro strict lonfrs Frn} murk them well You will percen e in thoir looks the v acant stnre, ha f insolent, half stupid, "Inch is the chaiacteristie expression of the loafers face ginerallv A on "ill lomnrk also that each one has a pipe m a straw m his mouth, unless, indeed he be en gaged m tko loafers' amusement of whistling Hu} huvo, in all probabihtv slept in tho market place, which at least has the advantage of being i emurkablv well ventilated, and von ma, bo suro that tho} li ne not taken the uniicces sar, troublo of «ashing their faces and hunns Tliev look gnmv enough nuil liungiy enough ni nil con dence, but bless j ou, if j ou "cíe to ollu them mi} amount of "oik the, would eithei humbug } ou or lefuso point blnnk to accept it I or the loafer is the swoin enemv of labor m...