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LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. THORNEOROUGH, September 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 September 1885
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] &nbsp; QUEENSLAND THORNBOROUGH, September 9. Mr. F. Gill addressed the electors here last night, Mr. Buls in the chair. Mr. Gill spoke strongly on the railway question, and decidedly against Macrossan's motion. He said that the best route having already been decided upon by competent engineers of un- doubted integrity, any farther delay would be ridiculous waste of time. He considered no comparison could be made between the ports-of Cairns amd Port Douglas, and if re- turned he would firmly support the Cairns route. A vote of confidence was unanimously carried. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HERBERTON, September 7. &nbsp; Mr. Lumley-Hill addressed the electors &nbsp; here on Saturday night. The meeting was well attended, and Mr. Lnmley-Hill was warmly received. In the course of his address he condemned the Land Act, the payment of members, and the tax on ma- chinery. A vote of confidence in him was carri...
NEW IRELAND. AUCKLAND, September 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
AvcBXAMV, September 9. I Highly succeasfol obserrmtioBJi vere ande to-day of the eclipse of the ann ander the «aprriatcadeaoc of Dr, Hector. - : ' ? 8epteánber 14. ,"V In the Hean* of Bepreaentatirea. to-day. 8>r JaliaaYogel aaid he regretted there waa no chance of carrying ont the 8aa I^anriaro .uil Mró «¡til Anekland after the present tenn had «spired. The Govcrnawnt had, howercr," entered iato ' aefeoeiatioas with a view of auriag a service, haring Anckhiad and, Bonolala aa the teraoiuals, with a separate serriesi between the latter place and San 1^ ariana, .-. ? ? ' ? Two »en wea* haled hf a dyaneüte ex ptoaäoa at Otago. -
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, September 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
; . ' _ V1CTOBIA. . " . XBXBOCKXZ, 8evt«abn ll. The trial ot Hugh Milne Saith for the robbery, of 45779 from the He nfc ii branch of the Loadon Chartered Bank, ia March. ISM, after lasting three days, waajjoatlaaiJ last evening, when the parr retaraed a rea. diet of not guilt*. Ko evidence was called for the defence." September 14. ' A convocation of delegates of the Presby- terian Churches of Australia will meet on Wednesday to consider the proposed sebease of federation. Joseph Symes, the fn»e4hoafht lac ta« ci. waa ram atoned at the Police Court to-day for . holding Sunday eutertainaseat*. ; The ease waa adjourned an til the 25th instant, to allow him time to prepare hm defence. During the plantige of the steamer Garonne, from Sydney, a steward naated Rielly jumped overboard and was drowned. ' . .. fepteaaber 15. In the Assembly to-day attention waa drawa to the revolting scenes that tate place at the free-thought Sunday entertainments aMaaniaSr^sn^
Another Northern City Forming. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
Another Northern City Forming. IT is only a short time in the age of a boy that where Cairns now is was nothing but scrub. We remember .the time- it seems but a few months ago-when this now ascen- dant city was but a waste bit of land on the bank of a comparatively unknown inlet. In these few years a town has risen, which, for its position, general appearance, and sur- roundings, and it is the seaport of that vast country extending to the Gulf, bid3 fair to become the most importait town in Northern Queensland. Land which was scarce worth the buying has increased in value far beyond the dreams of the most sanguine of even three-year ago residents. All the adjuncts of civilisation on the most modern principles are fast becoming a part of ourselves, and no town of ita age can boast of the sub- stantial progress of Cairns. Kot only does the increased value of real estate apply to the Municipality itself, but beyond its con- fines we find country lands assuming values far beyond even an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
?fal law ?nMw««w APLIN, BROWN AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. TH£ above Company intend running n a Steamer between Townsville. Dun- geness, Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone Biver, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Freights apply to BURNS. PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE AND SWALLOWS WHABF. The s.s. ZEUS will leave the wharf every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at ll a.m., returning at 3 p.m. sharp. Leaving the Wharf on Fridays at 7 o'clock-. All freights must be paid by shippers. Alley's coach .will meet :the steamer at Edithvale on Tuesday's and Saturday's. Full particulars ou application to HOBSON, DBAPEK AND CO,, Agents. . ' . . CBwxck of Xaflnad. THE BEV.G. B. F. NOBBS wfll.(».T.) conduct Divine Service at ll a.m. and. 7.30 p.m. on Sunday, ia the Church. Abbott» ?beet. . . "jj .
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, September 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
; CABLE ÜlíSSAjBES. [THOU OUB 0*5 COgRKSPOXDESTi.) XUBOVKAV HXW8. . lion»»; september 9. Mr. Chamberlain, addressing a meeting of Liberals at Warrington, Lancashire, last night, rejected the demands of Mr. Parnell fer Irish independence. He furtherexpressed the hope that the Whig party would accept the programme inaugurated by the Radicals, otherwise it would be necessary to part com- pany with them. September 13. The protocol of an agreement concluded between England and Russia, with regard to the Afghan frontier, has been signed by the two Powers. ' "' ' ' "* * September 14. Tin £90 per tom.. Caranta, September 13. In' consequence of the " shortness of the rainfall in Mysore a famine in that province is believed to be inevitable. J " Roma, September IO. The cholera has made its appearance in the town of Palermo, Sicily. BXKXIX, September 15. A special German squadron , is now being equipped for service it» the Atlantic. ' BKCSSBLS, September 10. .Considerable excitement has been c...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
SHIPPING. ABB1YALS. I September 10.-Fitzroy, »j., Capt. Nightingale fri ni Urislune. via ports. September 10.-Archer, gj.. Capt. Karris, from Sydney, via Brisbane ami ports. Passengers-Messrs. Booth. Piggott. Hill, E. P. Hughes, and 9 in steerage. September li-Fitiroy. SJ.. Capt. NightuigaU, from Cooktown, via.Port Douglas. September 1¿.-Archer, SJ.. Capt. Morris, from Cooktown, via Port Doiurlas. Passengers-Messrs. Heron, E. B. Tower, anil Ï in steerage. SapteniberlS.-Katoomba, SJ.. CaptK. Anustrons; from Melbourne, via Sidney, Brisbane, and ports. Passengers-Sirs. Telford, Mrs. Behan. Mrs. Martin. Mrs. Bernado. Messrs. Smith. Telford. Master Broadnian, awl 2 in steerage. September 16.-Burdekin, SJ.. Capt. Keir, from Townsville, via Johnstone River.
Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
Cairns District Hospital. Tftm ordinary monthly meeting; of the above institution -waa beld. on àtonday. Present Messrs. Hartley (chairman), Patience, Smith, ' Dalglish, Wall, Hook, Severin, sad Macna- mara. The minutes of the previous meeting and outward correspondence were read and con- firmed. The inward correspondence, and the doc- tor's, wardstnan's, and visiting committee's reports were read and received. Thc doctor's report showed that the num- ber of patients treated during August was IC, of whom 12 were in hospital at the be- ginning of the month, and four were ad- mitted afterwards. One death occurred during the month, seven patients were dis- charged, and eight remained under treat- ment at the close of the month. The patients comprised 13 Europeans, two South Sea Islanders, and one Chinese, 13 being males and three females. The number of patients admitted in August (four) was the smallest of any month since January, 1884. The patient who died was a Chinaman, named Ah Kum...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY September, 10. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
HÄW 80TJTH WAUBS. ' y STDSKT,1 September, lö. I ; Mi", Bussell, tWe Government Astronomer, "reports naring faî\>uHibtyi ol&rved the' end of the eclipse of the sun yesterday ttkJrnîmj. In the Legislative Assembly thc Colonial Treasurer, in answer to a question, said that '^115,000 would côtër thé entire expenses of the' Srtndan expedition. - ' September IA. The HawkesDiiry Eaefcî tt*>» place on Saturday and were largely attended!, twe" weather, being fine. The following were the results .-Disposal Stakes Y "Dictator "T, Junios z. Princess.Lorne 3 ; eight starters ; won easily ; time lmiu lCJsee. Produce Stakes : Nordeufelt 1, Eagle ,. Grange 2. Lennox 3 j fire starters j won easily by three lengths ; time lain, lils*. Hawkesbury Handicap ! Prince' Imperial 1, Despot 2, The Broker 3; «wenty ttarti'is. Wanda led at the start, followed bj Comet, Eecruit, Despr.r, and Prince imperial. Pissing the grand stand Becruit was in front, attended-by Wing, Cerice Sal Mini, Kathleen,...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] QUEENSLAND. TOWNSVILLE, September 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
LATEST BY WISE. TowmarixxB, Benteaber 16. It i« understood that Or. Ahearne,, who waa spoken aa a laaJiaati, fa Mawwro, vmiUitHd. ? . -^-y - Gnmaunon, 8entes»bar 14. * *"rr*r nf a nf imiitii tabarxiber* waeJkaH ktfwe .wa ta» M* fes*»* topW^aMiprtM >::«^i|*wl|M«I*. Bancrofta awatea «ad iwtaim rao» |ar. kinara«. It -waa~iwaolred to reijaesttltV Duval to ranga Ma foaa^ . _ CoomToww, Haaitaiber 14. , adMoaer stetrierer, who tefl overboard1 am I the Sta uwrtaa* aan was aVoanatd. waa tmni thia asorañng aawT Va^ Doak ??- " *' J. Obrer, a cte* ia the Post OSes, ww laMstwwa ky Mr. Brown, the tnt* estol*». lar aMlaáona^sjandi», aadlaannd ewer ta to of Sfaad aianwlTm^mmim*?^ H.M.S. Harri- r »rriTod here on Saturday* On the same day. ll .M.S. Raven left vim sealed orders.' It U supposed she has gaile in search ot Sorenson, who is reported! aa pursuing piratical. $rHctices among the islands, or die that Her mission is to punish the murderers of Captain frier. . The natives of New Guinea are r...
THE DEBATE. BRISBANE, September 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
THE DEBATE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BRISBANE, September I6 &nbsp; The Hon. W. Miles, Minister for Works, moved, yesterday, in the Assembly, that the plans, &c, of the first section of the Cairns- Herberton railway, including the wharf line, be approved. In bringing forward his mo- tion Mr. Miles gave a short history of the fight which had taken place over the rival routes, and detailed the number of surveys that had been made, and which had led the engineers to adopt the Cairns route. He &nbsp; said that every consideration had been given to all that had been said in favour of the Port Douglas route, and that whenever they came to sift the reasons self interests were found to be at the bottom of them. The Government had come to the conclusion that the proper route was from Cairns, where the line would start from a good harbour, where the operations of a dredge for two or three months would enable the whole of the Royal navy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
MACS AUCTION MAST, LaKE-STKXET. SATURDAY, 26TH INSTANT, AT NOON (Kindly note the hoar of the Sale, noon), EXTRAORDINARY GRAND OPEN AND DISPLAYED SALE BY AUCTION Or FACKA&lt;H£8 OF THE FINEST QUALITY SHADO AND SONS'. (kite, Brackets, KANDEL1ERS, AND LAMPS OF ASSORTED PATTERNS. This Splendid and Extensive shipment comprise* - every article 'that' the tuoet fas- tidious bnyer could desire, of the most ex- quisite finish and most BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS, embracing the very latest and most Artistic Productions from the ateliers of this re- nowned firm. The selection throughout is cf a LUXURIOUS AND PRONONCE STYLE, and also of the most useful character, un- surpassed io any previous shipment to Northern Queensland. This sale may truly be designated the FEAST OF LAMPS. CLASSA Comprises Bronsed Cast Chandeliers, elaborate Medie- val design, ornamental cast bodies. Medieval scroll drooping arms, 3 lights and 3 lights. Polished Brass Chandeliers, flowered design, cast ball-Bbapud bodies, sc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
soi, ira loare brea favoured «Uh inairnctiona from T B S. HOOK. Bao.. ~to sell by private treaty, that Valuable piece -of land being ALLOTIIENT 23 SECTION 2, TOWS Of CA1BNS, Upo* whick it erected two large and com- | moaUnss atores aad iron timber shed. Without the slightest doubt thia property is situated in abe best Business Quarter of Caixna, TACES THE WHARVES. TACES THE WHABVS8, TAUES THE WHAKV*B8. TW UTiuBrss, which will, ia the immedi- ate futurv, bear the weight of the. greatest ?commerce ever witnessed ia North Australia.. Ox» GLAXCE at the stap of Queenslaad and à few moments re Sect toa, aad the con- clusion is irresistahle, that the city, through which all the wealth produced by the magni- ficent districts, liears a name that will be fceówn to every child of au years old within the next decade. THK GARDEN OF QcEsnsxaXD, vii.,- the liest of unequalled country extending (at this side of the coastal rangu) from the Barron to abe Jehiuta ,c Rivers. The vain* rieh;- aiB watere...
The Election. RESULT OF THE POLL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
The Election. RESULT OF THE POLL. Tan following is the result of the Toting yesterday, with the exception of the returns of the Bloomfield'«Kt-Ji'Ivor, which will come ia to-ilay, bot cannot alter tae reanlt, vir.':- =î- - iii-.-..-«... S.V1 i «.if* C. Lamte#;Hill (Ministerialist) 303 ~ y -Frenéis Gill (Indetfeltariit} .' "The voting at the various polling centres was as follows : Lumley-Hill. F. QUI. ... 123 30 . " 136 . 43 93 C ... 15' 7 » 0 ... 115 lo ... 5 . ... 55 30 ... 2G 9 8 - ,.3 vj. * Maytown * "12 . Í7 Qneeutown. .2 17 Palmerville (no Totes, recorded) Twenty-two Müe1 Í * 3 503 199 Mr. Lumley-Hill is therefore, so far, re- turned with the handsome majority, of,304, or over 5 to á. . The above figures show that the largest majority obtained by the success» ful candidate was in Cairns, which gave him a majority of 93, Cooktown following closely with 91, and Port Douglas coming next with 87. ... ... We understand that Mr. F. T. Wimble will contest the sea* for the new elector...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
Our Brisbane Letter. (nam on atm cc«i-. >WP«»T.) ViBT little work was done io Parliament hst week, Tlie additional taxation propos.il* were reported from Committee of Ways and Heans, and a bill fowoded opon them intro- duced and passed through ifesecund reading. Ste«« «reereas was also made with the Elections »ill ia committee, and resolutions were passed, on ihr! mo*¿ of Mr Kortoo. providing for .he payttWwt pf travelKng lectnrcrs on mineralogy, aawsyl«*, and otstec sciences connected with mining, w visit the different goldfields »nd ínatiw* the mm*T*. A meeting was held here ta protest against th« additional taxation, but,. it -was a failwre. Mt wa»; largely amended, but it was in the hands bf nie» who n'en0* popular, and the greater part of the marta*.' took no part in- voting on the resolutions proposed. The additional tusatra ia not,, however, at all approved of down here, bat - greiit influence is used by the Liberal wiro pullers to prevent the expression of the da? ccntent...