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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, I Ansí.tin«, August SI. I A strike has taken place at Fletcher's ?nipSauTding yards assnagstthshailf irmss » i s. Twenty-five men are oat on strike. The grearadsof disrate are to* alleged breach of tan rules of the Bnilrraskers and Ship baüders Society on the part of tia«« employ en. A nnaber of men, it.is believed, wal leave for the other &lt;wlosjiss. Sir John Coote, the eainent engineer, arrived here from Perth, WJt., yesterday. IWawnnshsr 1. Ata aiMissj of the land HstioaslissHoa Society lsst afeas, it was rasolved that the proposed tariff bears eartnly upoa the Bsnnity, and as alter exnenditnre gave the Isad sssylyinrrsna à vains, the land should be madeJto contribute to the revenue'in a g«at(ii' prcaortirs> than heKtofoje. '"'" ""
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
CAIRNS DRAMATIC CLUB. AH AMATEUR MM WÏÏIHMI ra saa or waa CAIRNS V. A. BA>'D will be given by the atove Club on THURSDAY and FRIDAT, 8SPT5MBEB . and«. when win be pudsiii the Bsark'iua; Comely, by H. J. Byron, «*OTJB BOYS.'* Sir Geoffroy Chaapacys Mr. B. H. V. Dusmtn Talbot Csamsanys (his son) Mr. B. A. rrwaswonn, Jra. Perkyn Middkwick (a retired batssraaa) Mr. W.C. taara ttari». Itaidkreick (ki. aoa) Mr.&J.btr Kemseter (Sir Geoffrr's batler) Violet Metros« (sa bores*) Labt AaTAracn Mary Melrose (her poor ooañn) Iunv AjUTWtrn Clariaa Ckaaspneys (8àr Geoffrey s sister) Ladt Asumen (a Ant L-At the] Act II.-At the Baronet's. Seven months supposa to nave esaaed. Act IIX-Mm. Pstrhna'a Loigiagkias«. Ssass navy be rwssrvsd at Mr. B. Cant's. ¡anawa«. g. J. UVT, A. A. WALL; FBEUMINABT ANNOUNCEMENT. GIGANTIC LAND BALE. THE Waterloo Estate. THE PICK OF THE ESPLANADE. The HigKest Point on the Beach. The Bale of tha Magnificent Freehold, tub divided into Villa Besideace Sites, will ta...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
¿¿fye &lt;Tairti^ ^îost. ITHUBSDAY. SEFTEMBEK 3. 1885. Goai-anteed 700 Copies WmUr. Local Items. The Municipal Council meeting, which should have been held on Tuesday, lapsed through want of a quorum. Mr. Macnamara desires us to call atten- tion to the sales of land which he has had entrusted to him. Had we space we could say much in favour of the investments he has to offer. We greatly regret that our Herberton correspondent has failed to supply us with the results of yesterday's racing. The winners will, however, be posted at our office as early as obtainable tooday. Mr. H. M. Chester, who succeeds Mr. W. R. O. Hill as police magistrate, arrived here yesterday by the Maranoa, and will at once assnme his official duties. He will, without doubt, be accorded a cordial reception among us, and we wish him success in the high and honourable position to which he has been appointed in our midst. We would draw attention to the announce- ment of the Dramatic Club entertainments to t...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
VICTORIA. I _- . . Mntnounns, August 98. Tenders were opened yesterday for the construction of the New Princes Bridge, but they aiU- no* be nteflnitsly decided upon until all the municipalities interested have been consulted. The lowest tender is that of David Munro and Company, the amount bang 4136,997. August 31. . The body of the young man William Dillon, hairdresser, who jumped off Princes Bridgn into the Yarra on the 7th instant, after telling his friends that he Bad been dragged and robbed, ans recovered to-day near the Gas Works. The statement made by the deceased received verification from the fact that of 460 in his possession when he left the «hop only 41 7s was found on the body. AH torpedoes have now naen removed | from the weat «stand, and intercolonial vessels are .allowed to come np from the beads without demy. ___^_.-¿_« b^3-"sm .." ,f~^ '~* "^-. -J-Mt^^'^Snn«awlSwa»a- "' * P"Masat Sawj-ss* sa Steaèwa at «a» wsaa« ?ssa^wawsa^wa. «nwasaailaiai aT anag nana, the jay u ...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. (raoM ora owir cobbespokdxbtb.) BTJBOPBAH HEWS. Londok, August 28. The omcers of the Afghan Boundary Com- mission complain that the Governor of Herat has been tampering with their letters, aad behaving discourteously towards them. The Dah.t News yesterday published a statement that Sir Charles Warren, the com- mander of the British forces in Bechuana* land, has been recalled to England - - ..-.,- August sor The Marquis of Hartington, addressing his constituents at Waterford, North Lanca- shire, declared that if Mr. Parnell persisted in his impossible demands it would be essential for both the Liberal and Conserva- tive parties to combine and Teto* his pro- posals. September 1. A communication has been received at the Foreign Office from M. de Freycinet, the French Foreign Minister, requesting the British Government. to institute an official enquiry concerning the death of Olivier Pain, the Mahdi's lieutenant. The September and October series of colonial wool sales op...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
NOTICE TO MARINEES. | " - " Wo. *7 o» 198ff."*~ - ""; LBADUra LIGHTS, SOUTH ENTBANCE TO H1NCHINBBOOK CHANNEL. "»-TOTICE is hereby given, that on and J3I after this date the following Lights will be exhibited at the South entrance to Hinchinbrook Channel, to enable vessels to cross the Bar and enter the Channel at sight, vis. : Two white lights leading S.W. J W. half n cable South of the Fairway Buoy. The outer light is placed 1 mile South from Point Lucinda (the point of land on the South side of the entrance to Hinchinbrook Chan- nel), and stands IO feet above high-water leveL The back light stands 690 feet from the front light, and at an elevation of 36 feet. One white lipht is placed on Point Lucinda at an elevation of 10 feet, and shows between the bearings of S. by E. f E. and S.E., or between the third red and third black buoys. Two lights, the front light red, at a simi- lar elevation, and the back white, at a distance of 537 feet W. by S., and at an elevation of 33 feet. The...
FOOTBALL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
FOOTBALL MATCH This match took place on Saturday after- noon, and, as the previous cricket match, was well attended by onlookers. The weather, though doubtful in the morning, turned out be a football day," as if made for the &nbsp; &nbsp; players. The Townsville players was repre- sented by a very strong team, captained by Mr. F. Rendall, whilst the local men had only been practicing for a week previous, and had not on any previous occasion played together ; in consequence of this the chances of the local men seemed very small indeed, and the betting in favour of Townsville was 3, 4 and even 5 to 1. Play began at half past three, and on ends being tossed for, MacNamara, the Cairns captain, chose the northern goal. The ball being kicked off by Finlay, the Cairns backs for a few minutes had some little trouble defending the goal, until a mark to Reid, who quickly brought the ball into play, sending the oval by a series of little marks, made principally by D. Wall, Drap...
Calrns-Herberton Railway. PETITION TO PARLIAMENT BY POET DOUGLAS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
aut**Hera«rtM BaJlwâr. PETITION TO PABLIAMENT BT POST DOUGLAS. CoNarntmABiJt excitement waa created yes- terday morning through the receipt, by Mr. T. C. Alka, of a telegram from Mr. F. T. Wimble, the .Canns delegate ia Brisbane, stating that a petition had been presented to Parliament signed by 4000 Port Douglas and Herberton people, praying for demy of the railway and a fresh surrey. Mr. Allen soon disseminated the startling news, and arrangements were at cace made for holding a meeting to protest against the Government assenting to any farther delay, and also to point out the impossibility of that number of signatures being genuine. Prior to the meeting, which was fixed for 4o'cloek, at the Globe Hotel, a telegram from the Brisbane Coran* waa received by Ute Post stating that "Haasard" had the Bamber of signa- ture» sa 400. The meeting was brid never- theless, aa although the petitioa presented a lest formidable aspect, it wat coas|dered my in placing the plans before the House. ...
Cook Election. MR. LUMLEY HILL AT COOKTOWN. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) COOKTOWN, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
Cook Election. MB. LUMLEY HILL AT COOKTOWN. | (Bt Euctbic TxxxoRAraL) I Cooktown, August 31. I Mm. Lubxet-Uhj. addressed a large and I enthusiastic meeting in the Town Hall on Saturday night. He said he caine forward entirely in the interests of the electors, and was not himself anxious about being re- turned. He would, if returned, give Mr. | Griffith his entire support, excepting on the questions of payment of members .and the Land Act. He thought that members should be above a payment of two guineas per day. With regard to the Land Act, it waa baaed on Henry George's theory of non-alienation of the land which was quite Utopian and only fit for ideal men. The lan! should be settled easily without any vexatious or pro- hibitory conditions. The State had no r%ht to expect full value for the land any more than he, as a beef-grower, expected to receive full value for the beef he sold at two- pence, but he never begrudged the butcher his profit. This applied equally with the State in d...
Sporting Carnival. TOWNSVILLE V. CAIRNS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
Sparts**. CaTasTal TOWNSVILLE V. CAIBN8. !&gt;x Thursday morning last the Townsville football and cricket teams arrived here, and from that time until their departure on Saturday night athletic contests of various kinds were the order of the day. The visit- ing teams arrived by the Fitzroy, and were met at the wharf by a number of our local footballers and cricketers, by whom they were escorted to the New Tattersall s Hotel, where accommodation had been prepared for them, and where they were welcomed in &nbsp; bumpers of champagne, Mr. Smith pro posing the toast, and Mr. Green responding - on behalf of the visitors. Lawn tennis and rowing matches were then arranged to take place the same day. which was to conclude with a dance in the evening at the Town Hall, ' invitations having been given to the visiting teams to be present at the Bachelor Ball to be held there. The rest of the programme of sports was adhered to as arranged, viz., cricket match on Friday, and footb...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
Births. AH CHING.-August 31, at her residence, Sachs-street, Cairns, the wife of James Ah Ching, of a son. &nbsp; COCHRANE,-August 30, at Lilybank, the wife of Samuel Cochrane, of a daughter. THOMAS.-September 1, at Cairns, the wife of Tom Thomas, of a son. &nbsp;
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
. mxwmompEíwaxjml. _ - Stobst, August 28. The applications for apaee at the Iadma sad Colonial Kvhibrtioa so far indicate that there wiU be a mach larger representation of the colony than at any previous erhihitica outside Australia in which the eoloay has taken part Elaborate preparations are being made for the formal opening of the aew baOdiags for tae-Yoaag Meas Christian tseotmtioa oa the 8th September., . Delegates from other colonies wiU take patt ia the pro eeedingsv i r .«?"''' * A diaVaUty hat arise» at Newcastle fcsv tween Dnlfetryand Company and the Wharf Laboren Aasaeswaea. eastsc to the ina re fafiajtw» i ian» '?'??-*?* awssaadfar UM a*» Sear tor workinf their steamers. The stsessar Vew «>«.«* 'ssrW at B.un auder noasigsmmt to latlgitti aad Coav paay, hat »msias aadjacaaritsl jaiuaga the wsoabera of the asenristina henar nawüliag; te wnload har aattt aa- sitHimaal aas besa am ved at; - r " Aagast n. , Tattawaatt. CM Mesttsa; wat held mi HallJM-j».Baaww1iit. Ta» iiitl...
Our European Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) LONDON, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
. «I»«r läUTopeaii. X«tter. \ (moa oca own coauueoNDsirr.^ - London, July 10. The change of Ministry pi ogresses quietly, and to the present time, where members of the House of Commons have had to seek re- election on their acceptance of office, they have in each case been returned by a con- siderably larger Conservative majority than at first elected them. The Liberals are sur- prised at the quietude with which they have been allowed to vacate their offices, and the business-like manner in which their opponents have taken to the woik of the country. Mr. H. Fowler, M.P., at the National Liberal Club, on July 8, said that the Tories had taught the Liberals a lesson by the manner in which they had changed their policy with regard to Ireland, and that when the Liberals returned to power the privileged classes could not expect the forces of the Government to be employed in what was little better than real collecting. Yon see that this member will not allow it pos- sible that the Conserv...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. THORNBOROUGH, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
LATEST BY WIBE. [FROM ODS OSS COSRSSrO»B«NT.] QTJEEirSLASD. Thornborough, September 2. The Hodgkinson district is likely to poll in favour of Mr. F. Gill, on account of Mr. Lumley-Hill not visiting this locality. Cooktown-, August 31. The st ran sr Ooldea Gate has arrived here from New Britain with a valuable cargo. Mr. T. F. Bevan, the correspondent for the Stoney Dailt TsxsoaAra, left here for Port Moresby on Saturday. Mr. Lumley-Hill addressed a public meet- ing oa Saturday. His reception was most enthusiastic. His speech was well received, and a vote of confidence was earned amid thunders of applause. The meeting waa most orderly throughout. Mr. F. Gill is actively canvassing the town. Heavy raia has fallen since Friday last. Brisbane, August 27. Yesterday a largely-attended meeting of li- censed victuallers was held to consider the taxation scheme of the Government, especi- ally as regards beer and spirits. The chair- man read a large nnmber of telegram« from places were meetin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
Defabthent- op Public Lanes, Brisbane, 20tU August, 1885. ATTENTION is directed to the Proclamation published in the Government Gazette . of the 15th instant, throwing open to Selection, at the dims Land Oihoe. on and lifter the 38th proximo, the portions &lt; f Lind specified in the schedule hereundcr, as within the boundaries of Agricultural Area No. 1, the maximum urea ot which is 320 acres : No. of Poition. Annual Bent per Acre. Survey Pee. Trinity Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto 5v Cv 7v 8v 9v lOv llv 13V 13v llv 15v ICv 17v lSv p. »110 75 3 0 68 0 0 C9 S 0 3 0 83 68 2 0 -81 2 0 118 0 0 86 2 22 78 1 9 80 2 3 2 76 1 37 85 3 27 78 1 21 89 2 11 62 0 19 138 3 0 125 7 35 £ s. 9 8 8 10 7 12 7 16 9 7 7 13 9 3 13 10 9 17 9 0 9" 3 8 IO 9 13 S 15 10 1 7 12 13 11 U 7 C. B. DUTTON. ClejinswasB-m ft».» CsMalt IflO THE ELECTOKS OF THE COOK. .JL In compliance with requisitions re- ceived from various portions of you...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
Oar Brisbane Letter. (moa oun own coitnanruxncxT.) Tan Colonial Treasurer'« Bmnn.if.1 statement, which was delivered on Tuesday last, took eT?ry one by surprise. It was remarkable chiefly for the almost cynical candour with which the same Government that lest year introduced the new Land Act as a measure which would greatly increase the revenue, and which carried a belief that ita success would enable them this year to reduce taxation, now came forward acknowledging that the revenue to be derived from it is " an Un- known quantity." and that the necessity for increased taxation is "chiefly" due to its failure. Whilst upon tins subject of the Land Act, I may mention that at the monthly Land Court, held yesterday at Too- woomba, there was not a single application for land. This is th» first time since 1876 that such n thing has happened. The pro- posals for additional tusaban took every one ff mmrprimr. as thoa** rasaos» baa baa« eheoad wsaA aoasaasasa as* Saasa aaasVt^aa^w» be done i...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
SHIPPING. AEBIYALS. 1 Ansaat 27.-Fitzroy, aj^ Capt. Nîghbngall. from Bru lane. Tia I orta. Fassenserj-»is. Macdonald, Ha Cotton, SLss Cameron, Hiss Wilkinson. Messrs. Macdonald. Booth, Whitehill, Phillip«, T. B. 8. Book, K. M. Harrey. B. Green, Monti,-omene. Tiddy, Dillon, M'Intosh, H. Bussell. J. Meium. G. Head, Orunej, Wilkinson, Finlay, and Cotton. Au¿nst 29.-Warrigo, sj, Cint. Phillips, from Cooktown. August 29.-Fitaroy, sa, Capt. Ni¿htingall» from Cooktown, via Port Douglas. Passengers-Messrs. Chiton, a. X. Barrer, Jjorndan, M*l«an, and 11 usteexag«. Angost JO.-Qttlraintf, u., Capt M'Lean, from Melbourne, via Sydney, Brisbane, and ports. Pas- sengers-Capt. Fyae, Mesara. C. B. Uolmea, Walner, X. Philp, r. a. Brown, and II ia steerage. Sontember 2.-Maranoa, ajk, Capt. Hampton, from Sydney, rta Brisbane and ports. Passengers Hess». H. M. Chester, H j land.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
THE «USTRAUSUN STEM NAVKATON COMPANr. ffTIHE Company's Steamers leave thia port 3EOEBY THUBSDAY POE NORTHERN POETS, and EVEBY 8ATUBDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHEBN POETS. For Fares and Batea of Freight, apply at the 0«cc, opposite the Wharf. C. J. SMITH. _ Agent. Liaran. Incorporated nnjer "The Companies Act," 1803. m\FEE8 TO THE GOVEBNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital ... ... .61,000,000 Paid-up Capital ... ... 500,000 Reserve Fund ... ... 185,000 Gold bought or forwarded to the Hint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Bates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branches and Agents. Advances made against Tin and other Prodnce, and all other uüual banking business transacted. lOf. CHAS. SMITH, Manager, 'Caima Branch. fTtHE HERBERTON ADYEBTISEB." A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on "Wednesday* and Saturdays. Terms-10s per quarter, or JtS annually, in advance. The " Advertiser*' has a large circulation, and claims to be a reflex of the Wild Biver tin, silver, and copper min...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 September 1885
DEPASTURES. August 87.-Fitzroy, s J, Cant. Nightuigall, for Cooktown, na Port Douglas Passen.'«»-Messrs. a. X. Harrey, Francis G di, Harris, and 7 in steerage. August 29 -Warrego, s.s , Capt. Phillips, for Syd- ney, Tia Brisbane and ports. August 29 -Fitzroy» S3 , Capt. Nightragall, for Brisbane, na ports Passengers-Miss Serena, Miss Warren, Messrs H. C. Wilson, August Leninann, Q Bums, Telford, Stoneman, Leisener, Bendall, Dillon, Green, Finlay. Tiddr, Done, Bussell, Macarthur, Gnmet, Booth, M'Intosh. Head, Park«, Mont- gomery. Phillips, MrsJRhodes and child. Mrs. Sutton and infant» and 3 in steerage. September 2.-Quininy, s.S., Capt. M Leon, for Melbourne. Tia Brisbane. Sydney, and ports. Pas- sengers-Mrs. Swift, and Mr. Warner. September 2.-Maranoa, s.S., Capt. Bampton, for Cooktown, via Port Douglas.