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MANIFEST. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
MANIFEST. IKWABDS. Juna 20,-Violet, schooner, from North Bocf : 1 cmos drapery, 46 packages merchandise, 1 hogshead earthenware, 55 mats sugar, 49 felloes, 5 cases chairs, 3 quarter-casks 1 case vinegar, 4 casks horseshoes, 2 kegs nails, 4 casks currants, 61 bsgs salt, 29 bundles 3 bars iron, 28 coses brandy, 2 cases champagne, 3 bags rice, 19 cart boxes, 1 ease herrings, 1 case peaches, 2 enees biscuits, 1 box pipes, 1 oase hatchets, 3 cases sarsaparilla, 1 case axes, 1 case elsa«, 1 package shovels, 1 dozen buckets, 3 axle arms, 1 case galvanized iron. B. M. Hunter and Co, agents.
PEAK DOWNS. (From the Telegram, June 15.) [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
PEAK DOWNS. fjrVoiH the Telegram, June 15.) Ws bear that R. Travers, Esq., of Malvern Downs, baa recently purchased a fine station belonging to Maura. Rule and Lacy, on Aramaa Creek. Mr. W. Forsyth passed through Cler- mont on Saturday lost, on his way to tako ohargo. Dr. Oandiottis, who at present ts officiating for Dr. Taylor as mediosl attendant to the Clermont Hospital, bas prepared a dietary scale for the inmates of Abat institution. By this means the actual consumption per diem «ill be regulated according to the surgeon's directions. During the week fourteen drays have arrived from Broadsound with loading for Clermont and Copperfield. The aggregate quantity of goods received exceeds forty-two tons. The traffic on this route is increasing very much, ns most of the teamsters seem to prefer the Broadsound road to the Rockhampton one. The time occupied is seldom longer than a fortnight. The following telegram has been handed to tba local paper for publication :-" Mail from Olerrno...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
COMMERCIAL. Tire paît treok bas been characterised by extreme dulneis in ell branches of trade, parti; owing to the season, partly to the irregularity of the steamers, and partly to the difficulty of getting carriers for up-country loading. Retail business also bas been prejudicially afleoted by the continued stoppage of government pay- ments. Stations supplies may be quoted as follows : Adelaide dour, £17 to £17 10s. ¡ ooaree Liver- pool salt, £6 10s. to £7 ; ration sugar, £28 to £8210s., this article being rather scarce pending the getting in of the new Queensland crop. Button tea may be quoted et £8 ¡ but the price of the article, varies according to quality, at from £7 10s. to £8 16s. per chest ; and from £3 10s. to SA 17s. 6d. per hslf-cbest. Bate* of carriage are tending upwards, and few carriers are at present obtainable. This ia no doubt the result of so many drays haring gone on to the Broadsound road, in consequence of the extremely low rates prevailing in Rockhamp- ton so...
Friday, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
Friday, J««e 21. Before the FoUco Magistrate and Mr. E. P. Livermoro, J.P. John Watton, tinsmith, pleaded guilty of absenting himself without les re from the em- ployment of the Central Queensland Meat Preserving Company. Mr. Molbourne appeared for plaintiffs. From tba evidenoe of Joseph Brown, superintendent of works, it oppeared that defendant was able, by diligent work, to nett £6 per week wages t he absented himself without leave on the 27th May, and the offence was overlooked. On the 17th of the preeont month prisoner was absent without leave from the Company's works, and on the following day attempted to do some work, but was incapacitated through drunkenness. By Mr. Melbourne ; There wera about eighty-five mon in the employment of the Company, and, indirectly, over one hundred. The Company expended about £200 per week in salaries. Tbs plaintiffs prayed for the highest penalty, and the Bench ordered defendant to pay a fine of £10, with 24s. 6d. costs; in default of im- mediate...
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. Thursday, June 20. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
UOCKHAitPTON POLICE COVET. Tlmnday, June 20. BBFOBB the Police Magistrate. Ah Kee, a Chinaman, appeared before the -«owt-for-jwotootion. Trota the evidonoe taken, it appeared the prisoner had been a resident nt Morinish, and ioma dajs ago attempted suicide by cutting his throat. Be was brought down to town, and plaoed in tho hospital for medical treatment i he effected his escape during last week, and was next seen upon tho bank of the river. Ho was given into custody by Mr. Wing Wah for protection, and whilo in tho lookup woe examined by Dr. Salmond, who pronounced bim unlit to be nt large. Prisoner waa committed to tue Lunatic Reception House for ooo month.
CALENDAR. JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
CALENDAR. JUKE. MEMORANDA. MOON'S AOK, |fiiO (Lil I 24 J.. fl'30 8-50 0- 22 fl-47 lrt.;» 1039 VCVL MOON; UM 11-30 il'SS 020 fl!>4 1-21 1- 50 217 * Tho riso oí tl do in Knppol flav varies from flit, to ? 4ft., and at ilia rppor Flam from fift.to IOU. Dnpthof valor at the Upprtr PjRt -in tho old or natural channel, at low wnter Bininu*, 1ft, flin; highest *prh)g*. Uri. Oin. Kow cutting at In« wntor uprlngs, 5ft.; In highest springs, IBU.-Tho timo or high water ls slightly lo financed by freshets nnd high winds. t Tho lidos roach their full nt the Pilot Station, Keppel Bay, 2b. 40m. earlier, and at Rockhampton 30in. tater hnu thc Lours named ia tho aboro table.
N0RTHERN DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
N0R7BERN DISTRICT COURT. Tun following appeal oaueo, tried blt woek, wai inadvertently omitted from our report. It ia of eomo imporlanro in a legal point of view, and we therefore publish it Tor the purpose of a record. Belfield r. Murphy and Lannigan.-Friday, the lith June.-Mr. Baird, iust-ucleJ by Mr. Milford, for the appellant (Belfield), and Mr. H. B. Jones for tho respondent-. This was sn appeal from a decision of tho Small Debts Court nt Rockhampton, whereby the appellant was ordered to pay the respondents tho sum of £80 for rent, and £2 12s. costs. Tho appellant had, with two sureties, entered into a recog- nisance in the sum bf £66 in favour of Mr. Beddck, as Rogistrar of the Small Debts Oourl, conditioned to abide tho event of the appeal, and pay such debt nnd costa as the Northern District Court should award. Mr. Jones con- tended that (ha reoognixenoe was not in accor- dance with that required by tho Act, it being mado in favour of the Registrar instead of in favour of th...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
I FßBE Cuneen AT MABTBOBOUGH.-We ¡ understand that a large auction of tbe Anglican ! community in thii town, dissatisfied with the | manner in which Church affairs are administered within the diocese, contemplate the establish- ment of a Free Church in Maryborough. The Rev. F. P. Agnew ia designated aa tba future pastor of the congregation, who propoae meeting at the Temperance Hall nntil auch time aa they fire in a portion to protide a place of worship of their awn. The reverend gentleman ie expected to common» his ministrations early next week.-Chronicle. MB. TaoLiora is GEIEF.-Mr. Anthony Trollope ia pursuing Iiis investigations very conscientiously. The last time I «aw him he wes at the bottom of a ditch apparently analysing the nature of thc soil in the neighbour- hood of Brighton. I thought nt first that he was studying agricultural chemistry, but it turned out that ho had been fallowing the hounds and had come to grief in a very awkward watercourse. Judging from his norcia Ur...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tun ordinary fortnightly meeting of tie Muni- cipal Council «rae held in the Council Obambera, on Thursday afternoon. Present-Hie Worship the Mayor, Alderman Sandel, Jackson, Nobbs, IIOÍRII, and Caporn. Tho minutes of the previous meeting having ' been read and confirmed, the Town CUBE read the COBBÏBTONDENCB, whioh consisted of one letter-from Hr. W. Alcock Tully, Under-secretary of Lands, Bris- bane, apprising the Council that the Quarry Reserve had bren duly proclaimed, and placed under tho control of tbe Council.-With refer- ence to this matter, the MiTOB stated that tba Reserve proclaimed did not include the «bole , of (bo Quarry, and that be had «ritten to th's Minister for Lands pointing out the error, and asking that the boundaries be extended to (he roquirod limit. BEPORTB. ? The Committee of Works fieport Ko. 190, recommending the payment ¿f JE223 Os. Sd. on account of contraots and «rages of daymen, iras read and received. The Finanoe Committee's Beport...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. AHMT AL. ^IIINF. 20.-Violot, sclioouor, 30 lons, Dwyer, master, ' from Capricorn broun liner. DEPARTUBK. Juno 20.-Eboiiozcr, cnuar,-WHrtrirtRe, master, for Mudgora Crook. Cargo-3MX) foot timber, R. HOBS.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
TUB reason why the ancient Britons were so formidable in baltic was because they ware Pict men. _ A NOVEL STHIEE -On March 27 the streets of Manchester were witliout lamplight up to eight o'clock, owing to a strike of the lamp- lighters for an increase of wages. The difficulty was afterwards arranged, and most of tho light« were lit bf nine o'clock.
GRACEMERE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
OE ACE«ERE CHURCH. ! THE Gracemere people were rather astonished j on Thursday evening al the number of visitón I to their modest tea meeting | and had the world and his wife beon there a more pleasant surprise I oould not have been given. Arrangements had I been made for n special train, by which tho low ' fare of a shilling for the double journey was 1 charged. Tho evening was a magnificent one, bright, cloar, and mild, and i consequently instead of eiity passengers, I as was calculated upon, Ibero were little short of twice that number. At the tea about 200 persons eat down, and everybody eeemcd to enjoy tho festivity amaeingly. Of courso there was not room for io large a company inside tho church, but ingonuity provided a plan which answered admirably. Tem- porary verandahs wrre formed outaido tho building by means of tarpaulins, and tho weather boing fortunately milder than usual at this season, no inconvenience was suffered by tho visitors. After tea the regulation public meet...
SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
SYDNEY. Thursday. The new Treasurer's Budget shows the last year's expenditure exceeded the revenue by £20,000. The present dodoiency is £3G6,769. It is proposed to reissue the Treasury Bills due last month. No change in tho fiscal policy of tho colony is intended. Some veterinary surgeons have pronounced that the Messrs. Archers pure-bred cattle per "Ranee" aro now free from disease. They will not, therefore, bo destroyed, but quaran- tined. The demand for copper shams is active. Tho quotations are - Drummond 9s. 3d. ¡ Bool- boonda 16s. ; Peak Downs Consols 7s. Od. j fclount Coora Tributors, 15s. A rumour is current to the effect that some of tho inBuranoos on the ship " Young Aus- tralia" are to be contested, on the ground that they were effected after the vessel was lost, and after private telegrams were received hore reporting the disaster. 8 p.m. The Government intend prosecuting the poraons who exhibited the romains of Nicholls and Lester at Waterloo. Tlie "Governor Blackall" ...
BRISBANE. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
BRISBANE. Friday Eraiing. Tho debate on the fécond reading of the Re I distribution Bill closed on Wednesday night, and tho Bill was reid a eeoond time without division. Tho Appropriation Bill was road a first time, and the second reading was fixed for Tuesday next. Yesterday (Thursday), the Assembly wont into Committee of the Whole on tbs Redistri- bution Bill. It occupied the wholo evening. Bofore the Honso adjourned tho Chairman re- ported progress, end obtained leave to sit again to-morrow (Friday). To-day the House again went into Oommittoo on tho Bill, and ultimately the whole of the clauses were agreed to. Thero is an understanding that the Bill shall be recommitted on Tuesday, for the purposo of j correcting verbal errors and of supplying omis- sions. The principal alterations made in Committee were the following:-A new doctorate, to be called Oxley, was created, practically giving East Moreton an additional mombor. Tho fifth clause-which gave the sitting member of a divided...
ADELAIDE. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
ADELAIDE. Frida; Evening. A telegram received from slr. Todd states that the construction of the telegraph line ia proceeding satisfactorily. About ISO miles remain to be completed, but there are three parties employed upon the gap, and they expect to finieh in September. It is intended to immediately establish the horse express, which will run weekly for the present. The submarine cable is working splendidly. Ur. Todd gota reply to a London message in two dsys.
"COME UP AND TEETOTLE." [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
?. COME CP AND ÏEETOTLE." WE arc ïn receipt of a neatly printed little pamphlet, entitled the Teetotaller, which starts out noon its career of use- fulness " under the auspices " of ono John Blob. John begins refreshingly thus-" O brother why will ye, and why will ye not? Lo! the crystalline liquid drippeth from the rock, and wastetb upon the plain-and ye will not. Tho Gery pomon moveth itself in the glass there is no safety for thee but in our land of teetotallers! Come up and teetotle! Come and join thy thirsty spirit unto ours, even as a drop is joined into its ocean !" If John means this last asan invitation to drop in and take a drink, he ought to tell us where his bar is. Mr. Blob, os a philologer you are without a parallel; the verb "to tee totlo" is the grandest conception of tho agc. Hereafter it shall bo Ibo dearest pleasure of our existence to visit the public schools and hear that delicious part of speech conjugated. Fancy tho rapture of hearing from the rosy lips of i s...
SECOND DAY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
SECOND DAT. THURSDAY. I LADIES' PURSE, 30 aova. ; mile heats ; weight for age. Mr. Nnsli'aSlv'iools . 1 -Whynot .2 MACKAY TURF CLUE HANDICAF, 80 sore., with sweep of C SOYS.; three miles; one event. Meteor .1 CothcrsUmo .2 CONSOLATION STAKES! 10 aovs ; H mile ; one event ; weight for age. Whynot .1 Comet .2 FORCED HANDICAP, 10 aova., with awcop of 3 aovs., 1} mile ; one ovent. Mr. Xnsli's slyboots walked over.
MACKAY. Friday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 22 June 1872
MACKAY. Friday Morning. Tho annual raco meeting of tho lvta'iVay Turf Olub was held on Wednesday and Thursday. Tho following is an abstract of tho running : FIBBT DAY, WBDSESDAT. MAIDEN PLATE, 40 tova., li mile ; ono event ; weight for age. Bolivar .1 Rlmou.2 PUBLICAN'S PÜRSB, 30 aova., two miles i one event ; weight for age. Mr. Nash's Slyboots .1 --- Contorsiono. ... 2 MEMnisc'o OPP HANDICAP, 25 eira., with swoop of 8 eovs.I ll milo; one event; minimum weight 10 st. 7 lb. Meteor .1 Whynot .1