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The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17,1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Political Meetings. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
$[% 4£a¡rn$ post THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17,1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. Political Meetings. MR. C. Lmnley-Hill addressed a large meet- ing of the electors in the Town Hall on Saturday, - and met with a most hearty re- ception. He recounted his former experi- ences of electioneering iu the Cook, and stated that he had not since had reason to change his political opinions, and was still an independent supporter of the Govern- ment on their general policy," though he ad- mitted that he differed from them on some minor points, especially in tbs payaient of members, whieh he totally disagreed with. He was thankful that ne bad no band ia framing tue new lAnd Act. tue objectionable uart ot w"hi eli, however, be put down to being? inserted by the Opposition in passing through committee. He also disagreed with the fresh imposition of taxes on machinery, beer, timber, ie. With regard to the mining- in- dustry, he was ot opinion that the Mineral Lands Act required amending, and had re- que...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
IMC feUSTRAUSUM STEAM 'fySHE, Cetpany*s Stouoen leave titi* port EYEBY THTTB8DAY FOB NOKTHSBX POETS, and BVEBY SATÜKDAY KVSNTNQ FOB 80UTHXBN POSTS. For Kana and Bates of Freight. »ppl j ai the Og ri, opposite the Wharf. C. J. Tili. LOIITKD. lacorpar4«d nader « The Companies Act," Ï8C3. BttMKBft -TO TBK-40TESSMEST OF QVESH8LAn>. %bscribed Capital ... ."41,000,000 Paid-up Capital ... ... ÚÜO.OÜÜ BeserveFand 135,000 Gold bought or forwarded to the Xiat for I Aieaj. Internet allowed on Fixed Deposite at Carrent Bates. Drafts issncd on Head i Oaac*,'-Branches mad Agenta. Advances! «adit against Tb aad other Produce, and all | other'tunal banking b-incus transacted: " BTM. CHAS. BIRTH, Manager, Cains Branch. -yjtHE HEBBEBTOX AJ>VSBTI3EB.' A Bi-weekly Newspaper, published on "Wednesdays and Satardayg. Terms-10B per quarter, or JC£ animally, in advance. . The " Advertiser " hae a large circulation, and rte nu to be a reflex of the Wild River tin. silver, and copper mines. EDWABD MYEBS...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 September 1885
. DEPARTURES. September 10.-Fitzroy, s.s.. Capt. Nîghting&ll, for Cooktoîm, vii Port Douglas. Passengers - Mrs. Wyse, Messre. Magill. T. McKenzie, P. Doyle, Sam Sinr. Num. Chuñar, ai d 6 in stear.tare. September IO - Archer, s.s.. Capt. Morris, for Cooktown, via Port Douglas. Pürisen^ew- Sum Tdngt anil S in 3teer.i;:e. September li-Archer; 3.s., Capt. Morna, for Syd- ney, via. Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Messrs. J. Phillipa. J- Euwrïgbt» C. Milford, und S ia stsenure. September 12.-Fitzroy, s.s., Capt. Nishtimrall, for Ii rid berne, via ports. Pus-wu^ers-J>Fw. Macdonald, Messrs. Macdonald, A. M'Clure, II. B. Thompson, MacnanghtoUi M'Keuxic. and 9 iu steerage. September 15.-Katoomba, s.s... Capt. A rms trough for Melbourne, via. Port Douglas, Brisbane, and ports. Passciurors-Miss Baines, Messrs. C. Wilson, H. Milford. J. Cutter, Hornley, and 8 in steerage. September 17.-Bo nie ti ti. H.S.. Capt. Keir, for Townsville, via. Johnstone River.
Cai[?]s Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Cairns Jccfeey Clo». TiTR annual meeting of the above club will he held oa the racecourse on the 9th of next month, and-judging from the programme, which appears elsewhere, should induce large fields and a good attendance. Nominations closed last night, when the following entries were announced : MAIDEN PIATE. Ponto Marshall La Belle Wantwocd HUBOLE RACE. Soldier Boy Forfeit Finnigan Leonora Peter Finn POBLICAXS' PUB3E. Hippy Soldier Boy Wantwood Greenstone Marshall Purga Boy ci.c. HANDICAP. Hippy Soldier Boy - Finnigan Ponto Wantwood Greenstone ' Peter Finn Cornus
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
J JOHJN" MACUAMABA'S .A.D VERTI S BM BIST TS. AUCTION NOTICE. EXTRAORDINARY SALE OF TOWN PROPERTIES, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 26, 1885. AT 2 30 O'CLOCK. The celebrated, and very valuable freehold now placed before the public of Queensland, SUBDIVIDED IN 20 FIRST-CLASS BUILDING SITES, being ALLOTMENT 5, SUB-SECTION 29, and is the Nearest Sub-diviaion to the Centre of the Town ever yet offered for public competition. The frontages are to CANTOS and LUMLEY STREETS, and the Allotments hare been carefully sub-divided. . THESE STARTLING FACTS. THE RAIL WAY TERMINUS ESTATE is at the foot of Spe ace-street. THE RAILWAY TERMINUS ESTATE is within 100 yards of tte Cairns-Herberton Ballway Station. The Allotments are High and Well Drained. For Building Purposes Kenny's Saw-mill is only SOO yards away. The Railway Terminus is within 1J minutes' walk of the Queensland National Bank, and within Sn Months will be in the very centre of Cains-the looked for Capital of J Carpentaria. Land in Townsville-1-a...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, September 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
VICTORIA. MELBODEXE, September 21. Mr. Serrice has telegraphed io Mr. Murray* Smith asking for information regarding the rumour of his intended resignation. News received from Kimberley on Satur- day says that two prospecting parties under Hail and Slattery have discovered gold there, and will go to Perth to obtain con- cessions from the Government, and arrange to immediately have an ordinance passed to prevent Chinese -working oa the goldfield until after an elapse of three years, similar to the terui3 of the Queensland Goldfields Act«, The gold obtained is stited to be similar to that of the Palmer goldfield, and o-ort.1, MI A* fi*X per oago*,^ rile roof« oovw The "sentence of six months itriprisonmeat passed by court -nartial on the first batch o£ Queenscliffe artillerymen for insubordination ] was reduced by the Cabinet to-day to two j months, making the sentence similar to that passed on the second batch of offenders. At a council of the Chamber of Manufac- turers to-night a re...
Cook Election. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Cook Election. ON Monday last Mr. H. Milman, the re turning-oificer at Cooktown, formally de- clared Mr. C. Lumley-Hill elected to repre- sent thc district of Cook in the Legislative Assembly by a majority of 310 over his opponent, Mr. F. Gill, the total number of votes recorded being for Mr. Lumley-Hill 5S5. Mr. F. Gill 215. The following are the complete returns of the polling throughout the electorate, some of which were not received in Cooktown until Saturday : C. Lumley-HiU. F. GUL Cairns ... ... 123 30 Cooktown... ... 13G 45 Port Douglas ... 93 C -Herberton ... 15 7 Kingsborough ... ll 9 Thornborough ... 10 10 Northcote ... 3 3 Watsonville ... 55 30 Craiglie ... ... 2G 0 Laura . 8 . 3 . " Maytown ... . ? ...-: i...».,.,..-,.,,«*.-..; .-. q,i i PM«M ?«» .... .*T - - ..mr : r»ln» lilli can rum» iniirr1rJr f: . ' "?? i''.: Twenty-two Mile ... 1 3 Irvinebank ... 30 10 Mount Albion ... 19 2 Union Camp ... G 5 Bloomfield ... 1 2 Daintree ... ... ll 6 Scrubby Creek ... 2 2 M'Leod's C...
Municipal Counil. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Municipal Connell. AN culinary meeting of the above Connell was heM in the Council Chamber on the 15th inst. Present:-The Mayor, and Aldermen Hobson, Severin, Ryan, Taylor, M'Kay, and Street The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmad. The inward correspondence was read and dealt with as follows :-Letter from the Cairns Divisional Boord, complaining of the Council's want of courtesy in not asking permission for the use of the roMn in the Divisional Hall now used by them as a Council Chamber. On the motion of the Mayor the letter was received. Letter from the Under Secretary for Railways, in reply to an application for thc waste mateiial from the railway cuttings for making "the streets, stating that the Railway Depart- ment had nothing to do with the formation of roads. Letter received. Letter from Mr. T. Behan, surveyor, offering his services as engineer to the Council. Üesolved, on the motion, of. Alderman Severin-"That the lette* IM» received and laid un tb* tal.!...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Special Calaum. APLIN, "BKOWN AND CO., . LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsiille." Dun- geness. Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour, "and Johnstone Uiver, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Freights apply to BTJKSS. PHILP and CO., . ' Agents. EDITHVALE AND SWALLOW'S WHAEF. The s.s. ZEUS will leave the wharf every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at ll I a.m.. returning at 3 pjn. sharp. Leaving I the Wharf on Fridays at 7 o'clook. All freights mnst be paid by shippers. Alley's coach will meet the steamer at Edithvale on Tuesday's and Saturday's. Full particulars on application to HOBSON, DEAPEE AND CO,, : . Agents. Church of England. THK 31EV. G. ü. F. XOBB3; will (D.T.) I - contact Divine S«vi&lt;» >t ll i.m.«nd 7.30 p.m.,on Sunday, in the.Church, Abbott street. .' .
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, September 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
NSW SOUTH WALES. S TD NET, September 21. The Australian Jockey Club" Spring Meet- ing commeaced on Saturday, the weather being splendid and the attendance very largo. The following are the results :-Hurdle Race : Caloola 1, Raven 2, Michael 3 j sir starters ; Caloola won by six lengths after a splendid race. Trial Stakes : Oakleigh 1. Lennon 2, Bon Accord 3 ; eight starters ; won by a length and a-half. Derby: Nordenfelt 1, Uralla 2, Pirat Chester 3; Boori and Magni- fier also started ; Firsc Chester led to Cutts' where HoHpnfvlt aajnujaslthg lead, ait^adod Se course Uralla "caspa, fasto tated pasc*> mad this - order was maintained" until past the trainers* sheds ; at the bend First Chester went to the front, and Nordenfelt feB back to third position, but at the distance he shot out again, and won a most exciting race by three-quarters of a length, Uralla being a length and a-half in front of First Chester ; time. 2min 47isec. Epsom Handicap : Folly 1, Wing 2, Lord Exeter 3 ; fif...
Another Northern City Forming. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 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, bids fair to become the most important 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 patt of ourselves, and no town of ita age can boast of the sub- stantial progress of Cairns. Not 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 ...
Another New Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Another New Bank. -ia nov a tii ng oí the past. The rapid strides made by the place once designated s Tillage, but now looked forward t;> as the i'-reat coastal city of Northern Queensland. -^Vss> induced several of the inspectors of dif '^fsjcnt banking companies to pay a visit jllÉflfcs. Amongst this number Mr. Halloran, ||3Sliar for the northernbramhes belonging fUm^Bank of N.S.W.. ha?, seeing the eltWtnre in store for Cairn:, and knowing »ell that the two banking companies ~lwM were kept extremely busy, decided to i'Ujm a branch in Abbctt-street. One of the ; ? InjaTdiags owned by Mr. Alex. Grant has been driven over to that well-known contractor, '- Sr. L. Severin, to fit up in his usual tastefnl ?Banner offices suitable for the bank officials, sült is said on very good authority that one of «bank's best and well-tried managers will have charge of this branch, and ere long N.S.W. cheques will be as common here as either theQ.N. or Australasian Bauking Companies paper. Wha...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
THUBSÜAY. SEFfEMBEK-2.. ISS5. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. MB. Norton uaving moved in the Legislative assembly the other day that a sum of money be placed on the estimates to pay the ex- penses of a competent lecturer on mineralogy, chemistry, and other sciences useful to the ruiner, who should visit the different mineral fields and lecture and give practical instruc- tions in these sciences, the Government accepted the suggestion, and agreed that the Bum of JË200O which is, placed on the esti nuvte* tor Schools ot Alinea áhall l>e spent ix» «IM «T».. J~~i»lo«« I» VI.U, *«. »... commended, as the rou» ,«f JUUUU -wi»« «»» L tircly inadequate to the""cstablishn:ent of reven one proper School of Mines, whilst local I Jealousies would prevent the Government from granting the whole sum to any one Echool, and to award it in sums of JESCO each to four different schools would rimply be to waste it. The yearly cost of the Scuooi of Mines at Sandhurst, in Victoria, although it is already ...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. Bri Rîf,^^f17--epworth, 3 j., Capt. Iee, from Bretons via_ ports, rasseniîera-îressrs. Halloran ana son. T. W. Wilson. Mosman, Horne, P. Hone anti o ui steeraire. Septemlcr VJ.-Glanworth. S3., Capt. tee. from TSÍÍT' S Ç.iT-thy'*>&lt;"2>ÚHarry. ?Ciitbqsh. MainU.D. tî '4IÎ "V?*"' S"1* Ya"'- * ll » steerage. lojL.ovn. via PortDoti.clas. Passengers-8 steerage. Seêrï-- T¡a Johnston'î Kiver. Passeu^rs-S fJ^Sr"?" - -Wentworth, s.s.. Capt. Fleetwood, iroiu Melbourne, via. Sfunsy, Urishanj und ports, fT«,, r =r--?1?r'i3oa. s.s., ' Capt. Hampton, fron, Sgfcuj m Briso me an,l ports. Passeufirs ,bî,m:',el- .F""T- Wiltoiwl.l,j- Hannam, Dr. Witte Boyte F.T. Wimble.-J. Walîare, Beazlev. *uw, Baxter, Draoor, Soninel, atasters Bovie ii) and several steerage.
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. September 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Our Neigliboin-s. [FEO!! Otrit OWN COEBESPOXDEXTS.] HEBBEBTON. September 18. THE Cook election, up this way, was about as dull an affair as it was possible to be ; not the slightest excitement or interest dis- played. There were only 2*.l Totes recorded here, and 83 at Watsonville. Thc welcome news anent the almost unanimous vote for the railway plans absorbed general atten- tion, and relieved the anxiety' of the com- munity generally. However, thanks to the House of Assembly, the claims of Herberton hai-e been recognised, and Cairns is defi- nitely to be the cc-partner ia. the railway speculation. Personally, there has never been a doubt upon my mind as to thc result from the beginning, and the event brings old memories to mind that there are those extant who years ago believed and advocated that the port of Cairns would assert it i superiority. The bar, I take it, ison accumu- lation of centuries upon centuries, and still large vessels have cleared it.' A month's dredging will hav...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
Oar Brisbane Letter. (FKOM OUR OYSTT COEEESPOXDENT.I NOTHING particular wa3 done in Parliament last week. When the Beer Duty lîill '«-¡ia in committee in thc Assembly, the fee to be charged for a brewer's annual license w.i3 reduced from J623 to ¿£3. On Mi'. Midgeley's motion for a select committee to inquire into the petition of Samuel Hodgson and Co., respecting the ceizure of the Forest . ICing, the Government had to submit to a defeat. They opposed the motion, but their own followers were so strongly against them that they did not venture to call for a divi- sion. I believe that further information has been obtained of the way in which the New Guinea Islanders were tutored bsforo giving their evidence before the Eoyal Commission, and this may perhaps come out if any in- ' quiry is made, which accounts for the very strenuous opposition of the Government to the appointment of this committee. Nothing but railways are talked of here at present. A deputation from Humpy Bong interview...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, September 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 September 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. OBOS! OUE OYTS COKRESPOXBEMS.) "LU'l^s^K/'Sepfembir 18. Mr, Gladstone has issued a" manifesto to the Liberal party on the eve of the general election, -;in winch hajaMs ierthhis pro gramo>c in detail."".'H¿ *rgé»;the complete withdrawal of the BrifiWfrcrËiEgypt at the eailiest possible moraent, and opposes either annexation or the establishment of a protec- torate in that country. ? He further depre- cates occupation by a military force for an indefinite period. Beferriug to home ques- tions, he advocates the reform of the House of Lords and the land laws of the United Kingdom, and favours tho enactment of a measure" having for its object a more just incidence of taxation. He also proposes the extension of the principle of local self gov- ernment. Alluding to Ireland he would be ready to grant such measure cf self govern- ment ss would be compatible with the su- premacy of the Crown of the United Empire and the authority of the Imperial Govern- ment. In conclusion...