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Land Rents Due. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Land Kents Due. FOE the .information of the selectors in the Cairns district we reprint from the GOVBBN HK.NT GAZETTE of the 1st inst, the following list of rents due on the 31st inst., and the amonnts. Failure to "pay the amount due on or before the 31st March will render the selector liable to a penalty ot 10 per cent. If rent and penalty are not paid within 00 days of the day upon which rent shall have fallen due the selection becomes forfeited : CSOWM LANDS ACT or 1808-CAIRNS DIS- TRICT-Xii. CKOWS LAUDS ACT or 1S7C-CAIRNS DISTRICT. Keg. Lessee. Area. Kent.. So. Acres. JE s. d . ICC Abiibat, Mary A.... 400 13 C S 117 Adams, Charlea Edgar... ... 320 32 0 0 +75 Ditto ... ... 033 03 6 4 «SI Allen, John Henry 12S0 12S 0 0 .383 Allen. Thomas ... 1280 Ü0 0 0 .471 Allen, James ... «40 21 0 JS .72 Alley, George G. ... 100 4 0 0 Extra survey fee C 12 7 .215 Alley. William S. 100 10 0 0 2.SG Anderson, John ... 100 4 0 0 .130 Andresen, Christian P. ... ... C40 04 O O "412 Ditto ... ... 200 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
GOVERNMENT AND GENERAL AUCTIONEER. JOHN M AC NAM Alt A (Wtnment mid General Amtlouecr, Valuator »nil Land Salesman, Reg to inform owners of property tin t the QUARTERLY CATALOGUE of* PRO- PERTIES KOlí SAL li «ill U: published iu April. All parsons having Lan&lt;l for Sale will he kind enough to send in list of sume not later than :51st inst., no charge being made for advertising properties placed in my hands for sale. Valuations given when required. . AUCTI0N_ SALE, THURSDAY, J27TH INSTANT. EX "TORIL" GOODS UAÎUOEB UV WATER. GOODS DAMAGED VY WATER. To Puckers mid the Trade Generally. BALANCE OF GOODS OFFERED LAST SATURDAY. Sold with all Fimlts, if any, Most of the Lines boingAlinost in Merchant- able Order. 3 Gase Assorted Ironmongery C Concertinas . SC pairs Vases, rich patterns Stevenson's Cutlery 4 Suuider lillies Blankets Hats Ladies' Underclothing Ilosiery Cane Chairs "Watches JOHN MACNAMARA, Government und Genend Auctioneer, Cairns, will cell the above, at his Mart, TO...
Correspondence. We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of THE CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
?Correspondence. ["We do not hold ourselves responsilife Tor tile opinions of our correspondents.] .(To the Editor of THE CAJUNS TOST.) Sin,-Through the medium of your columns, T should like to draw attention to a casu tba came under my notice, and which I think, in the cause of justice, should be made public. The day after the Si- Patrick's mecs a police constable arrested a man in Abbott street for gambling on the publie footway and took him to the lock-up. Shortly after- wards, on the same day. I saw the mau at liberty again, and npon enquiry was told that the senior-constable, Sergeant O'Sulli- van, had released him with a caution. I do not know hoiv the law deals with such charges of gambling, but what I should like to be informed upon is whether the senior coustable has power to try such cutes himself and discharge a man from custody upon his own responsibility without takinir him before a Court. The man was arrested on a spécifie charge, and it would have been more satis- fac...
Our Neighbouors. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. March 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Our Neiarïiooiii's. [FROM OÜU OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. March 21. TUE event of tho wee!; hos, of ronrse, huon St. Patrick's sp rts, which was a most, sne cessful affair in every particular. Every- thing went off weil, notwithstanding that the weather was most uupropituous during the morning. About noon the sun came ont in good style, and the rain kept off until the sports terminated. In the evening the horn- pipe and jig dances attracted a large attend- ance at Finnegan's Hotel, and tho whole nieht was merrily passed in honour of St. Patrick. In fact, on the following day, several who were not disciples of the popular Saint took the opportunity of discussing St. Patrick's pot and some imitating the old stylo took off their coats anti-put them on again. Notwithstanding what is occur- ring further South, the local Press is.to the fore even in matters St. Patrick, and the big money was divide! between two employees in the HE-¡B?.RTOX ADVERTISER and tho WILD UIVER TIMES offices. W...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
ARRIVALS. Maret SO.-Archer, s.s., .Capt.' Lowrie, fjêom Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pasr aengera-5 in steerage. . March 2Ô.-7-Àiexandr», \s,s., Capt. Beel, . /rom Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. March 22.-Archer, s¿g., Capt. Lowrie, /rum Cooktown. ' * March 22.-Alexandra, s.s.. Capt. Beel, /rom Cooktown. - . March 23.-Ceara, schooner. Capt. Inman, from Townsville^ March 23.-Lizzje, someone;-, Capt. Wa wu, (front Townsville. Maret 25.-jjljsabe.th, barque, Cap.fc. Dade. from London. March 25¿^Coijea, s.s., Capt. Magrath, from Sydney, via Brisbane aud ports, Pas ,«en¡jers-2 in steerage. "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
THE NEW HAVEN ABBOTT-STREET, CAIRNS. MICHAEL FLANAGAN Has the pleasure to announce that tue above Hotel is now open witU every comfort and convenience. None but the b*.t articles will be used in ALES, WINXS. and SPIEITS, and everv endeavour will be made to afford the comforts of a Homo to Visitors. First-class stabling und secure yarda. THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. Tho company's steamers leave this port every Thursday for Northern Ports, and every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. For fares and rates of freight apply at the Company's own office at wharf. »URNS, PniLP and CO., Limited, Agents. THE S.S. " ZEUS ."-Captain Innes, Leaves the wharf every Thnrsday morning to meet the incoming, and every Saturday evening to meet outgoing Mail Steamers ; and leave« every Wednesday and Saturday mornings for Swallow's and Stew- art's landings. Open for charter and excursions. BURNS, PHILP and CO. Agents. Tilt \wàà Monal Bai, INCORPORATED UNDER "THE COM- PANIES ACT," 1SG5. Ha...
Post and Telegraph Notices. MAILS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Tost and Telegraph Notices. MAILS RECEIVED, ¡-THURSDAY, 8 A.m. pMfetOWIf ] SATUBDAT, 10 P.*. fort Douglas. ) ? Goldsborough f SATDBDAT, 5 P.M. Upper Camp ) ' Townsville | Bowen I Mackay I ftocklLH.tnp^on niailstonê Brisbane Sydney Melbourne J HegjsteiHHl letters close one houu before, I and late lettcrj hidf-an-hour after time al>ove ] ppocif}ed (late fee 3d Qn each lptterj, EngUsh mails are made up to catch the | outgoing Torres Straits steamer at Cooktown j pr Townsville, according ta tho time given J *. Postal Quide." ' 3fniW ate also made..up and received by I pvery gteanicç entering of lija,'.äug tlje port j (not undec cont pict), ' '
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] TOWNSVILLE, MARCH 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
LATEST BY WIRE, [FRO* OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT."] TOWNSVILLE, MARCH 2G. i Tlie Hou. W: Miles,' Minister for Works, arrived last evening, and met ?with a very hearty reception from the Mayor, Mr. Hubert, and the leading «ion of Townsville. The railway depu- tation from Cairns was also present. The BiriXETty "in this morning's issue has a powerf ul leader in favour of the Cairns route for the railway, and no one here lias a doubt but that Cairns will get it. Messrs.' Meston and Kenny return .nt Cairns to-day by the Maranoa. BRISBANE, MARCH 20. The general opinion here is that the Herberton railway is certain tobe made sit Cairns.. _ (From our Exchanges.) BRISBANE,ir.vr.cn 21. A writ was »erred yesterday, on Mr. Hill, publisher of" the BRISBANE Coraren, at the instance of the Attorney-General, charging him with ¡unlawfully, wickedly and maliciously .publishing a false and scandalous libel concerning members of the Legislative Assembly. The hearing of the case is fixed for Wednesday next, ...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Local Items. In another column will be found a list of the selectors in the Cairns district whose land rents fall due on Monday next, the 31st inst., together with the amounts then to be paid. Owing to an interruption in telegraphic communication with Thornborough, we are unable to provide our usual late telegraphic information. The interruption occurred yes- terday afternoon. A Revision Court was held on Monday last, before Messrs. Hill, P.M., Hartley, Patience, and Gorton, J.J.P., for the purpose of revising the jury list and hearing objec- tions. No objections, however, were made, so the list stands as compiled. During the post week the weather has been unsettled and showery, and now pre- sents the appearance of further heavy rain. The rainfall since our last register has been 2.34in, distributed as follows:—March 20th, 1.35in ; 21st, 0.07in ; 22nd, 0.06in ; 22nd, 0.12in ; 24th, 0-41in ; 25th, 0.07in ; 20th, 0.28in ;—total, 2.34in. The railway deputation, consisting of the two de...
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before R. T. Hartley, D. Patience, and R. J. Gorton, Esqs., J.J.P.) March 21. "THE PERJURY CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. &nbsp; (Before R. T. Hartley, D. Patience, and B. J. Gorton, Esqs., J.J.P.) March 21. &nbsp; THE PERJURY CASE. Ah Hee was placed in the dock charged on &nbsp; remand, with having committed wilful and corrupt perjury. In the absence of Sergeant O'Sullivan, the acting C. P.S., the case was conducted on be- half of the Crown by Constable Arundel. &nbsp; Mr. A. Leon acted as interpreter. &nbsp; &nbsp; The evidence previously given was read over by the bench. W. R. O. Hill, being duly sworn, deposed: &nbsp; My name is W.R.O. Hill ; I am Police &nbsp; &nbsp; Magistrate at Cairns. On the 19th February last I presided as Police Magistrate at a re- opened enquiry as to to the cause of death of Ah Chun ; I had competent authority to sit in that enquiry; I know Ah Hee, the prisoner, he gave his evidence at that enquiry, after being duly sworn by Mr. Andrew Leon, the interpreter ; I now read an extract...
Herberton Railway. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) RECEPTION OF THE PORT DOUGLAS DEPUTATION. BRISBANE, MARCH 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 27 March 1884
Herberton Railway. [BY ELECTRIC TKLEOUAI-K.] j (FROM OUK OWN COKUESruNDKUT.) RECEPTION OF THE POET DOUGLAS DEPUTATION. BRISBANE, MARCH 22. Ax the interview of thc Port Douglas deputation with thc Minister for Work», yesterday,,Mr. Miles stated lie waii ¡II favour cif ihc-OiuriWr-Mili-, xvlW.-li wa» TO milo- ¡ii ;n!i.1Iti.,.v.i,:i,.«: ti.,.«. v«". Tor't lróííglas Was *«> miles; 'ah«t Jtour ilyan'Harbour !)() miles and impractic- able.^ Mr. "Jackson said there was a feel ¡nc; of uneasiness at Port Douglas that thc survey of that route had not hoon fairly conducted, as Mr. Monk had bought land at Cairns. Mr. Miles promised to give all consideration to thc matter before the Government gave its decision. PirimiER. PAKTICUJUHS. A deputation consisting of Messrs. T. Jackson, Allan Gray, J. J. Evcndcu, and Calaghan Walsh, yesterday had an interview of the Minister for Works to urge upon him the claims of Port Douglas to be made the terminus of the Herberton railway. Mr. Thomas Camp- bell...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. March 28. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
! OÏIV Xeigàtoours. j [í'-KO'..¡ ('I'S ÜV.-M COHIÎKSi'ONDKNT-!.] HEftlilîETON. A KEW Sät«tc School Committee has beea elected. The Joca! wipers state that ia almJing to the condition of the building i funds of the institution, there was a dc3,-it of ¿7« 10s lid, for which certain Patriotic «nd philnuthror.ic ir.tlhiduals have a bond to recoup the amount to the liovem ment, and a iii cussinn arose anent the sub. 1'ect but nothing definite resulted. 1 should táiuk not; bur, tue result appears to me to «* very definite, inasmuch as having signed the load thev'll have to pav it, and their charitable proclivities will meet with a jnst j reward in the next world, which is a ter- ! rest isl comfort ¡it al! events. The chairman i of the Divisional Board presided over the ] »Oering., anjl could !-.,ivc beea cfeted one ] ever. Ins reply : " llentU-Uicii, 1 thank voil tor the honour (here he coughed, presMinablv undesigtiidlv), but I am of opinion that the committee should be compo-.csl of mar...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, APRIL 1. Bishop Barry has arrived here. (From our Exchanges.) LONDON, MARCH 29. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Victoria. MELBOUEXE, AVRIL 1. Bishop Barn- lias arrived here. (From our Exchanges.) LONDON, MAKCU 20. Tho intelligence of Prince Leopold's death caused profound emotion throughout the Kingdom, and universal sympathy is expressed with the Queen and Duchess, the latter being near her confinement. The Prince ot "Wales goes to Cannes to bring the body to England. lu tile House of Lords, Lor i Kose bery. in a long speech on the deporta- tion of French convicts, said that from personal observation he was enabled t.-> stare that the ai-hon of the French Government had roused great excite- ment in the Australian Colonies. Lord Graiiville aiinounct-d that Loni Ly:m&lt; hal obtained the assurance of the French Government that the bulk of the rccidivisites would be sent to Cayenne, and only a few to Xew Cale- donia. CAIRO, MA nen 27. Advices fruin Suakin state that the troops under General Graham halted hist night between Xuakin and 1'amonid. The soldiers sufFered intensely from the...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Kew Souíh Wales. SYJ)XEV, AiMüi.2. The mau Jlice who shot GriiHu, out of jcalousv, has been convicted of murder, and sentenced to be hanged. Williams, who was sentenced to deatlie for the Woolloomooloo outrage, has had his sentence commuted to im- prisonment for life, the first three years in irons, with periodical flogging«, Duneen, under sentence of death for the attempted murder of a policeman, will most probably be reprieved. The German war vessel. Hyane, has arrived here and reports the murder of thc men on Ilernsheiu's station in New Ireland, which was punished by shell inf the village and killing six men.
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) Death of Prince Leopold. LONDON. MARCH 28. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Cable E&essages. (.FltOM OUB OWX COUHESl'QXDKSTS.) De3th cf Prince Leopold. LONDON. M.utcn 2S. -His lt:>yal Highness Prince Leopold, Duke of Albanv, was seized wit'i an apoplectic fit at"the Nautical Club, at Cannes, and died at two o'clock this morning. Ile will bc buried in the Royal Mau- soleum at Frogmore. Her Majesty's visit to Darmstadt has been consequently abandoned. Earl Granville, in the House of Lords, and Mr. Gladstane, in the House of Commons, will move an Address of Condolence to the Queen on Munday next. A rim. 1. 'i'he funeral of Prince Leopold will take place on Saturday next.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Special Column. THE QUEENSLAND STEAM SHIP . " LNG CO., LOOTED. '?* WABTtEGO " will sail for STONEY, via Queensland Ports, SATUHDAY, the 5th inst, WALSH Asp Co,, Agents, TJEV. E. T. LLOYD will (D.V.) preach on J-.Vl Sunday next at Hambledon Plantation at 3 p.m. and in the Church, Abbott-street, at 7.3.0 p.m. Church, pf England. DIVINE Service will bc conducted on Sunday next, at 7.30 o'clock, in the Court House. Cairns.
Beath of Prince Leopold. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Beatii of Prince Leopold. THE sad intelligence received by cable of the sudden death of Prince Leopold will cause a sincere feeling of sorrow throughout the colony, aud create a profound sensation of sympathy for the Queen at the uainful loss of her youngest son, and for the Diuhess in her bereavement of a loving husband. For many years the Duke of Alba-ay has been a groat bodily sufferer, and his end, so painfully sudden at last, has taken place at one of those salubrious spots in the South of France, where, on account of his delimit" health, he always passed the Eag'ish wintei. His tailing health prevented him fr^m entering upon the more public duties thr.t devolve upon Koyalty, but his time was never misspelt, his secluded life engendering a love for the study of the «rts and sciences' which was the distinguishing chara- - teristie of his lamented father Pria :e Albert, whom in his tastes he much resembled, and many are the institutions devoted to the peaceful arts that will miss...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS'] Brisbane. APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [THOM ora ora CORRESPONDENTS'] Brisbane. Al'JllL 2. All the prisoners in the Alfred Yitttcry ease, with the exception of Grimes, have been discharged. Grimes, who was found guilty of manslaughter and recommended to mercy, was dis- charged on his own recognizances to appear if called upon. Agnew who killed Bridget Lynch I has been found guilty of manslaughter, ' and sent to St. Helena for seven years. Milman aud Spall, of the labour schooner .Tessie Kelly, charged with kid- napping South Sea Islan lers, have been found not guilty. Milman will be tried in a few days for committing rape on a native woman on the same vessel. A Cabinet meeting was held this morning, at which it wa* decided that -Mr. Archer, the A gent-General in London, should not return to his oP.icc at the expiration of his h ave of absence The case of the barque Natal is] also limier the consideration of the Cabinet. A GAZETTE has been issued, appoint- ing next Sunday as a day of public mourning for th...
European News. LONDON, APRIL 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
European News. LONDON, Ai'HiL 1. lae hnglisli Government have offered to make the Mahdi Sultan of Kordufan, I but he refuses to accept the offer, j General Gordon made a sortie from 1 Khartoum with two thousand Egyptian troops to disperso tlic hostile A rahs in the surrounding country. Sixty j\rabs, upon his approach, made au attack upon the Egyptian troops, whereupon they immediately fled. General Gor- don attributed tin's action on the part of tlie Egyptians to the treachery of two Soudan Pashas, and shot them. Thc English troops are daily expected to reach Khartoum. Groat riots, accompanied by much bloodshed, are reported from Cincin- nati, A mob of infuriated people at- tempted tc break into the gaol to take some prisoners out for the purpose of lynching them. The troops were called out to defend the gaol, when the mob threw some bombs into their midst. The soldiers immediately fired into the crowd, killing and wounding upwards of two hundred. A company, with a capital of half a...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 April 1884
Local Items. Another special lease from the Govern- ment, for wharfage purposes, will oe offered for sale, at auction, by Mr. Macnamara, oe Tuesday next. The site in question has a frontage of 500ft to the Inlet, ami will lie offered at an upset animal rental of £7. The schooner Morning Light, Cnptc'tn Fanner, left yestorvlay vritli a isip^ oi cedar consiepaed by Slr. 1*. Severin to Townsvïîfé :\Tid "S-H;'kbamT>ton. The coasiirnmeut con- sisted of about 22,000ft of log and lO.ooufs ot awn as-JUlr. The HEÏTSESTOS Ai>vxE:rcss3 says : "A correspondent complains of having hod to pay Cs for lighterage fees on two hats, weigh- ing ten cunees, ac Port Douglas." We caa only advise this correspondent, to import his liats via Cairns in future, and so save the necessity for lighterage at all. The weather for the past week has been generally fine, though no day has passed without occasional showers, mating the total rainfall for the wooli l-76in. Th¿ following is the daily register :-Marc...