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The Queenslander. SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
The Queenslander. SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1866. THE Parliament will re-assemble on Tuesday next, after a three weeks' recess. It is to be hoped that honorable members will apply themselves in earnest to the j ;work before them. The Loan Bill is the only measure which has been passed during the present session, and the business paper is loaded with important subjects which must come on for immediate discussion. Immigration, Railway Management, and the Land Bill are all included iv the work set down for next week. As the Immiora tion resolutions are merely in condem nation of an abuse, they will pro bably not occupy much time now, though J there will be discussion enough whenever i a proposition is brought forward to remove I the abuses. The Land Bill is the main I question on which the public attention | centres. The outside squatters who have i taken the lead will do well to abandon j their opposition to the Bill, and to bring in j a series of resolutions at another time, in ; order to te...
SUN AND TIDAL DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
SUN AND TIDAL DIARY. New moon, June 13—Spring tides occur in June, on the 13th or 14th and 23th or 29th.--June 23 is the shortest day in the Queensland year. »ra- H. Water, bar date." I ,£s« °f, ■ Kisea. gets. jMoon. Morn. Even. June— I I d. t. , m. it. h. m. 9 Saturday ... ' 6 40 5 8 ,25 6 6 13 6 3tt 10 Suxday ... , 6 49 5 8 126 5 7 0 7 2* 11 Monday ... ] 6 50 5 8 !27 5 7 30 8 20 12 Tuesday ... ! 6 50 5 9 28 5 8 46 9 15 13 Wednesday ... 6 50 6 9 0 2 9 45 10 10 14 Thursday ... 6 51 5 10.1 2 10 32 10 56 15 Friday ... 6 51 5 10 2 2 11 20 111 44 DATE." 8U-N. Memoranda till next Publication.
SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE. (From the Australasian.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE. (From the Australasian.) ONE of the greatest achievements which shall hereafter be accredited to the present generation is the exploration of China. Western civilisation has at length penetrated through that typical wall, which, like the real wall of history, has shut in and enclosed for so many centuries the most curious aud thickly populated empire in the world. The Jesuit missionary began the work, wl'ich the Protestant missionary has a fair chance of completing. To Anglo-Saxon enter prise, to the spirit of Anglo-Saxon piety, and Anglo-Saxon commerce, to the priest and the merchant are due the fact that China is no longer the terra iiicoynita which our ancestors regarded it. Though fifty years of Europe may still be preferable to the cycle of Cathay in the eyes of the unpoetic Englishman, every year English sagacity is doing something to modify the taunt. Every year the moral difference be tween Europe and China is gradually being les sened. Every year...
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Down. Week-&lt;lay8. 8undaj8. tun. pjn. ajn.! p.m. 7! 21|l 28 33 Ipswich ... Walloon ... Grandehester Laidley Cation i | ... 10.30 4. 0 ... 11.0 4.30 ... 11.45 5.15 ... 1130 6. 0 ... 1. 0 0.30 I i I 8.20' 2.15 I 8.50' 2.4-5 I 9.:;5' 3.30 10.20 j 4.15 ' 10.501 4.15 I I I ■ - mjn. pjn. ' rp. , JLm.: p.m. 1 I 10 1«» 3«)J 33 Catton Laidley ... G nmdcbester Walloon ... Ipswich ... ... 9. 0 4 0 ... 9.30 430 ... 10.15 5.15 ... 11. 0 6 0 ... 1130 6.30 830 3.45 8^0, 4.15 9.35! 5. 0 10.20 j 5.45 10^0 6.15
THE "BLOW" OF YOUNG COMMUNITIES. (From the Saturday Review, March 24.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
THE "BLOW" OF YOUNG COMMUNITIES. (From the Saturday Review, March 24.) THERE is no analogy worn more tho-&lt;*> roughly threadbare than that between the life of States and the life of individual men. As each of us, it has been said, has his period of gradual development, suc ceeded by a comparatively stationary period, and finally by one of decay, so nations have their stages of infancy, of adult vigor, and of senility. It was once fashionable to quote the various instances of races which had waxed and waned and then become practically extinct. In the last chapter of the Positive Philosophy, Comte tells us with his customary dogmatism that the " collective organism " is necessarily sub ject, like the " individual organism," to an inevitable spontaneous decline. This cheer ful prospect is, it is true, adjourued for an indefinite period; but the day is to come when our remote descendants will discover that the faculties of each generation are becoming dimmer than those of i...
POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. For Grandchester, Laidley, Gatton, and Toowoomba, a mail closes at noon and at 6 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; on Saturday,at noon only. A mail steamer leaves Brubane tor the port* of Maryborough, Gladstone, and Bockhampton every alternate Tuesday. A steamer is also despatched to these ports every week by the AjB.X. Company, which carries mails. The Northern Mails arrive at Brisbane on Friday or Saturday. Xew*papen» are required to be posted one hour before the tune appointed for closing the mails. ft s* V 3 I I 7, 5* K X 8- > w Gl 3 M iH *S. - i *-o 88f J»" SO z.** a a B" K o £ 3 I* 8B O go 2. £° S §S g so E I 1 i.rjs *• g. ffl *»*3 i IP "HSltlSg* oo2coi?5sr xjcaxo- »s 8 = 38*8-5 s °Ss • «2 1^* ZrL. « 33. S.5L»S. * -y a b"£2. SEirt * I* a£ff 2 II IfS • -| S^w » S« 2.82 s o2 S&&lt; 3! s j* s a H 4 H o x *0 "a 3 8" H I 8 a c J 9 o s §.&lt; B S" ? 3" 8 ! o 5 a O s> o s oc f I S s cr » f o B i ...
TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL REPORT. Keport of patients in the Toowooinba Hospital for the week ending June 2 :— Receiving out-door relief, 3 adults and 3 children. The following is a classification of the per sona detained in her Slajestj's gaol at Brisbane for the week ending 2nd June, 1866:—For trial . at Brisbane, 6 males; for trial at Maryborough, 7 males; imprisonment, 12 males and 10 females; hard labor on the roads, 21 males; hard labor in the gaol, 67 males and ' 4 females; nonpayment of fines, 1 moles and 1 female; in default of bail, 1 male | making e^otal of 118 males and 15 females. , n hospital last report lincc admitted >iseharged >ied Males. 52 6 5 0 FeuiaJ 4 1 0 0 des. iemamms in Hospital 53 5
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
GENERAL FURNITURE WAREHOUSE, j G THROWER, Spring, Fibre, and Machine- ! • made Flock and Hair Mattresses, Iron J Bedsteads, aud every kind of Colonial Furni ture, Queen-street (opposite Police-office), ' ' Brisbane. j TRY BEN. PALMER 4 CO.'S 17s. 6d. I _B^^nlS—a. hBSHHHHHHH ■_, o HHMHi e« _________| X " ■_■ W MADE TO MEASURE. OPPOSITE TOWN HALL, QUITO STRUT.
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. (Fur tl rholr*«lt- J'rice* tre " Commercial.") Bread, 51 to Od per 2-lh loaf Flour. Adelaide, ii* M to 2te per 100-lb bag Chilian and California!!, SOs to tU Beet', 3d to Id ]>cr II). Mutton, lid i*er II). l'ork, (id jicr ib. Veal, Od. Tea, 2s to 3x )>cr lb. ISupir, Id to (id per Ib. Butter, 2k to 2s 3d jier lb. Kggs, 2m lid )icr doiscn lUiuh and Bawin, KukHxU, 2» ftd per lb. Bacon, Colonial, U M jier lb. Cbcesc, Colonial, l« 3d; KuglUh, I* I'otutoes, !♦« )ier rwt. Bweet l'otutoe^, 7* i>or cwt. line* 'M to In aueh Baiumas, ii)d |«r dozen—searoa Piinipkin*. (to i»er cwt. Id per lb. Orun^o 2* )ier dozen Tuinat:i», td i«r lb. Maize, Queensland, ti* 3d to 6« 6d per bushel Maize meal, 2id ]>er lb. Bran, 2s to 2m 3d per buahel Seed oatM, 7s Od per buahel; barloj, 6s M. All vegetable* scarce
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. I Cooks, £21 to £30 Bush Carpenters, £61 to , Housemaid*, £30 to £36 £45 I Nun**, £15 to£26 Butcher*, £50 to £U ! Laundresses, £20 to £86 Bakers, £«) to £50 1 Geuerml •errant*, £18 to Stockmen, £10 to £55 , £2&lt;> BuUockdrivera, £03 to £70 I Xnraegtris, £5 to £12 Ditto, for overloading, £43 I Married Couples (aroord- to £60 ' inj; to distance), £50 to Ditto, for farms, £40 to £65 £(kl Useful nion, £30 to £39 I Ploughmen, £90 to £10 Cooks, men, £35 to £60 ; Gardeners, £*» to £5S Tradeamen, 9t to 12a per ; Milkmen, £10 to £50 day ' Shepherd* (according to Xawlea, 7* to 9a per day j distance), £25 to£3o Laborers, 6a to 7a per I llutkeepet-H (according to day. I rti«tuiw/>> f-min /-Ml With the exception of female servants, men , for stations in the interior, shepherds, and for - the railways, the demand for labor is dull at the j present time. Rations are encluded with all I the yearly rates.
METEOROLOGICAL DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
METEOROLOGICAL DIARY. Friday, June 1.—9 am.: Banana, calm, fine; Cape Moreton, 8., moderate, flne ; I Cleveland, S.W., moderate, fine; Dalbr, calm, fiae, cold; Durah, 8.5. W., fine; Dunwiob, 8.5. E., moderate, flne; Gatton, calm, fine i Oayndab, S.W., fine; Gladstone, W., flne, clear; Golden Fleece, calm, fine j Grandchester, ...; Hawkwood, calm, sharp frosts Ipswich, W., cold, fine; Lylton, 8.W., light, line ; Marl borough, S.S.E., showery; Maryborough, calm, fine; Pilot Btation, 8., fresh, fine ; Roelhainp ton, W., fine; Bt. Lawrence,... ; Taroom, 8.W., ■ five; Toowoomba, N.E., fine, oold; Warwick, i calm, fine. Saturday, June 2.-9 a.m.: Banana, calm, fine; Cape Moreton, 8.8. W., moderate, showery; Cleveland, 8.8. W., light, cloudy; Dalby, calm, fine; Durah, 8.8. W., fine ; Dun- I wich, 8.8. W., light, cloudy; Gatton, calm, five; Gayndah, V 7., fiuo; Gladstone, S.W., fine ; Golden Fleece, calm, hazy ; Grandchester, calm, fine ; Hawkwood, 8.W., fine; Ipswich, j W., cloudy; Lytton, ...
WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
WIND AND WEATHER. (Taken at BrUbano—»bove sea level, 70 feet.) Tablk showing Rainfall during the Mouth of Jink, from 1860 to 1H65. innlimlr* • TIMK AND QUANTITY. 1860. 1861. 1862., 1803. 1801., 1865 Number of Dayi in ' which ttaiu fell... 2 10 11 13 Fall of Bain, by in- Che« 0-96 6-88 3'0ft 275 10 1 301 1-38
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
Commercial Intelligence. Ipswich.—The Queensland Time* otSakurdAj says:—The past week has been very dulL Nothing is thought of but racing matters ; and, moreover, it has been a broken week, for though few houses closed on Thursday very little busi ness was transacted. Money still continues very tight, and merchants are reluctantly forced to extend the time for customers to meet their engagements. The idea of opening fresh credit accounts is not entertained. After the races it is expected that things will tale a change for the better. Flour is firm at last quotations. Groceries still continue rery high ; a few articles of consumption, such as bottled and dried fruits, are now landing ex Flying Cloud and Osbourne House. Raisins are quoted at 7Jd to 8d ; cur rants, 6d to 6H; and bottled fruits at from 12b 9d to 13s per dozen. Sperm candles are almost out of the market, and will soon be so altogether, as there is no likelihood of a supply. Good brands of brandy, both pale and dark, are ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. HvrNE 2. —Octoroon, schooner, 52 ton 3, Cai> piu J. Biggs, from Grafton. Barker nnd Co., agents. June 3.—Yarra Tarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 350 tons, Captain H. Page, from Sydney May 31. Passengers: Madame Henriqucs, Lieutenant Edwin, R.N., Messrs. F. Wood, R. Ryan, Jas. Kilgour, G. Hincs, and 19 in the steerage. June 2.—Rockhampton, Black Ball ship, Captain ChrUtianson, in Brisbane Roads, from Livorpool riti Quccnatown, with 1 tO immigrants. Bright Brothers, agents. Juno 2.—Southern Ocean, Bluck Ball ship, 1230 tons, Captain Craig, in Brisbane Roads, from London r*« Portsmouth, with 470 passen gers. J. and G. Harris, agents. Juno 4.—Lady Young, Q.S.K Co.'s b., 425 tone, Captain W. A. Curphcy, from Sydney, the lit instant. Pusscngcra: Airs. Carfrae, Miss Baff, Miss WatsoH, Mrs. Haydou and child, Hon. H. do Bohm Dcvcrcaux, Messrs. J. M'llwraith, J. C. Cozens, W. Kent, C. Tom, Addiaon, and 9 in tho steerage. May s.—City of Brisbane, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 601 ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 9 June 1866
DEPARTURES. Juiie 2.—Telegraph, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 367 tons, Captain Fitzsiminons, for Sydney. Passengers : Mrs. Gladden, Miss Maddou, Hon. L. Hope, Messrs. E. B. Wolfe, T. It. Atkinson, Napier, A. Dove, D. M'Rae, J. Blair, C. B. Dareney, J. Allen, E. S. Dawson, R. Dines, W. Roch, F. Austin, J. A. Parker, W. H. Dunuing, Thomp son, and übout 15 in tlio steerage. June 2.- Lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tone, Captain Lake, for Sydney. Passengers : Messrs. J. Hutehinson, 11. Marsh, W. L. Sinitli, £. S. Smith, and about 15 in the steerage. June 2.—Queensland, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 287 tons, Captain C. Hamlyn, for Sydney, with original enrgo, from theNorthen PortJ. June 5. —Ynrra Yarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 350 tons, Captain H. Page, for Sydney. Pas aeugers : Rev. — Cameron, Mr. Yaldwin, and about 15 in the steerage. June s.—Platypus, s.s., 185 tous, Captain James Twine, for the Northern Ports. Passen feis: Messrs. Cousin^, Galbraith, and Master >ouglas. June s.—Williams, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 219 t...