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WELINGTON. (VIA MELBOURNE.) [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
WELltNGTOX. (Via Heuockse.) The rdjtwns between flie whites and the KjtaCtteHaatodrief,4saead. Theeteamship, Gnaads,«f ITWtw, opens a-e new mail aerriee . between tSfanna and Australia. * . , . Parliament ousted at Weffinfttm on afce 20ttndtimo. TJhe&-eeeh%3emBnoeted safisi- factory. 'v°m--..~ -. , ??,-. ? The 'r-ajt-»w. jh ^IT.rVte.mr \\lt ,., an— T^y. bas been cast in £400 ddunagea, for^-Bijenei received try a lady who was «calta«d *ae .liami. Tbe Fiji Govemmeii tave debexaanai. to retain l^vrika as the espial ef tfce«doay. The official department* «re «Dd«ranpn*ved Sir Artiiar Gordoa has — a^— j *J~L to tJie isUod ports, «od tastiBWfMwmfcSy
Ventilation. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
Ventilation. tFmrnOcltm;,.) TflF. art of ventilating the confined spaces Within -which die inhabitants of civaised countries live aod pursue their avocations is one which is universally admitted' to he of high importance, but which has not tutberto been applied with com mensurate success- There is much reason to believe that some of the- most fatal maladies owe their origin chiefly, if notientkeiy, to the habitual breathing of vitiated air; and this seems to be especially true of consumption, which is about «ix times as frequent among those who lead sedentary lives as in those whose occupation requires them to be constantly out of doors, even in all seasons tfcd ?weathers. Apart from the actual production of disease, it is a mgth*r of daily experience that vitiated air; even that 'of a confined living or' steeping apartment, produces drowsiness, uimtness for active mental or bodily1 exertion, and often headache ; and these evil effects are heightened when the air is contaminated not...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
33L ? '. ? __££ I SHIPPING NEWS. I AJBBJCVAX&, Jrxv 3Q.— TexngaL whoomr, Watson, mater, from Maryborough, with 22,000 feet timber. ^^ ! July 30.— Hack Sm, as., 310 tons, j Captain Edwards, bom Brisbane. Passengers ' ? —its. Wuedan and infant, Miss WJieeian, i Messrs. C. J. Giaham, M.L.A., H. M. I Beeve, P. Le dot, A. K- Hum;, B. J. WheeUn, M-Crackeu, Master ifCloffey, and I three in the steerage. W00& aawt Wood, July 31.— Qaeeoslsud, a, 387 tin, Captain Brooks, from Bdsbaae, vzapotts. Psstengersr Messrs. Fax, Hsynes, C H. Haffiday, Faulkner, T. Morrow, and — in tbe steerage. 1 Wood and Wood; agate. August L— Lsdyl-ouglaa, barque, SBi tons register. Captain Wymark, from' London and Queenstnwu. Passengers : Steerae*— E. and H. Hackett, H. Bryan, W.Sieston, W. Finers. Assisted^ -P. and M-Corniril and four children, J. and B. Caaul and seven children, J. and B. Dwyer and four children, H. Ellis, W. Edgar, W. Matthews, T. and B. ICMahon and fore children, J. and TV. Shea ...
The Arctic Expedition [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
The Arctic expedition. ' 5^ The 76k» of May 28, observes, the ^ patture of the Artie Expedition maE& this day, in many senses, an epoch in the history of the world. This in the ' first attempt made with a set purpose and elaborate plan, with the best possible preparations and a reasonable hope, to reach the point which for ages has been the goal of universal aspiration. The most adventurous and scientific nations of die world have hitherto rather played with die problem than set about it as if it were really feasible. AD they ap parently hoped for was to push then* way a little further in that frozen chaos than others had done and be thetchampkms for tfae day. All that was necessary for this was to profit by former experience, and be a little more confident, a little better equipped, and a little more calcu lating than omers had been. Bat that would not be sufficient for so large and HiafiniK* an object as diat which England has now devoted itself, to. This is a. march upon ...
Moody and Sankey [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
Uoodj and Sankej. ? Tm following tribute to the labours ri the * Amedcaa evangelists appeals in edOornl type , in the T«w*T/w* Time* t — . : ~ A vast congregation assen&aeiat the Agri-, critOTilrlarnaauijtrt. to jsminthe tErieth -. - and last service beU by lleasra. Moodyana : SanVcy nader that root By aeven «Vaaek the vast bondrngwascrowaedin enrjrisHt, , sloA when tie whole eantjngatel rase4» joia in theopemng hyani-^3S, Wondrous love' . —a more iuifsssite «igbt could bardly be imagined. The other Irynms aaag dujing the -.-. service were the 43rd-' The mnely and ' mas'— and -b»-I«t— 'ret there is roaut'— with which *he service waiflaitfn He Sloodv preached at greater length thaa asiaaV'. the sntject of his addreas being the mdnJian of Koah and his tumfy-m tke Ark. ^fier dweBrng at come leoph'on the awffeiaai which prevaus in modem xisaesisathe aab- ' jectoftheDeugeandits incsaests— aacepti- - ctsm wmch the preacher said he had no doubt was seneraBy shared by the antedmrria...
PARLIAMENTARY. BRISBANE, July 30. 10.7 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
' '' PABUAUEHXAHT. . In Hie Assembly W cu^t, In Comtnateu on the Baflmrat Burr Bui, tar eUaass were passed,' and the Sirtber «m saderation oEthe asessnie was postponed for a week. . An aerhnonons Jisenssion aftu wards took pUae on ajnotam Tor an adjoamment of the HonaetfllTWesfayweek. to enable members to attend tiw Xoowomnba ahow and races. The naotmn was neeafived on diTimm br eu^iteen votes ixt ten. 3-5 pm. The AssanMymrt this morning, -wbea, ob rl the nfasal of the toijorityto odjonrn €or Toowomnba Show, Mr. Bozzcott so^cested tint the Rome «tt on Toetday and Briday, aQowing 'Wedsesday and ^nnrsday for Too wopmba. After noaHBion, the proposal was agreed to «n the nndentanding thai far the Fridays, as an additional Gorernment day. | A apeeiat bain will -fake laeiujheis to Too- 1 woombacn Wednesday. I The nockfcampton Waterwerks Bill has The Cofpyright Bffl Las been read 3. first The Tart Clnb SHaas been read a aecond time. TiB Deceased W}fe'« Sister Bfll has passed throngh Amunil...
BRISBANE. August 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
BEISBASE. Anenst L T*e liMiinn of Michael Scnlly have been foaadnsar Taioom. A document vasfonnd near ^he liody .ttenucatbii^ deceased^ peopertytoBiaBopQninn. TJieiraral Brigade has been wrecked near Coofcbwa. m»nanfcaiu and crew were rescued after ionrd»y?eD-omreoll an island, where fliej' ?snore almost des&nte ot water. The schooner Analgesia has been wrecked «*|Ioont Thomas, abreast of the Hope islets, «narae£notmsjted on Biecuart. So lives werelost Angnst3. The steamer Lady Tonne sailed at one «Vaocl this sAemoon, for MaryboMogi, vBaBstnne, and Kookhunptoo. Angnst* The police have received news of the minder «*twoObinainen, whoa eliorttiaw since loft the teliner diggings £or«fce coast wifi oeven .iwaMttaslBOiDgridandnotes. & bodies of tie nmrdered men ham been «-nA^BsMnaPsctor(al-besyisin1w-na -sftne aamosod perpetrators of die outrage. Angnat5. 3bedownfaain, when near Mnton, to-day, t*Bi«i^h«^eQi*nKMd breakm^. ?
GLADSTONE. August 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
GLADSTONE. Angust 5. The 1taces la-day were well attended. She Maiden Plate was won by Pose i'Ajnbre, ParaiKconi. In the-Pony Bace, Snltan cUdmed the priie, Adoea taknv fieeond jdace. Car the Selling Stakes, Rioter was the winner, Beppo second. B|or the at«miiCTr Hercules came in first, EHbeaesDnd. ftrthe Hack Bate, Peered was the nimn, Porthe Pobbcaas' Puree, Hercnles was the ?rianer. Per* second. Cor the Porosl gsndicaa, Firefly was the ?iaan, HMBbeteeond.
THE CAND BILL AMENDMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
TeEMliSDtaiiAUHiDlSiaJTS. Qck readers will recollect that last Tear a Jqf&j&mfi$t&,a*m Legjslatiire1 ?Kcoaxneniied - a substantial grant in land'ttrJereto Mr. Wiujmx Coote in oingjBitinion of -his ?e&ite to establish .*he maafe' of sericulture in this colony. The.,&egU&ti.ve- Council subsequently adopted -nsblutions for giving effect to the KSmwrittee's recommendations, and fansJgMejl them to the Legislative Asfifjjjjgy. jbr its concurrence, but through die abrupt termination of die session, no expression from die Lower Hoiise could be elicited. Additional steps have been taken on Mr. Coote's behalf tins .year, and after further inquiry by c joint Committee, a report has been presented recommending that £1500 worth of transferable land orders be given to Mr. C§ote, one-half at once, and die other half 'when he has exported sixty bales of cocoons of looibs. each, or reeled silk to an equal value.' These cocoons, according to Mr.- Coote'...
SANITARY REFORMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
SANITAET REFORMS. There are some subjects of vital interest to die community which both public writers and general leaders prefer to avoid. Treat them in scientific language and they wffl be perused by cone bat maw. Apply to diem plain Saxon phraseology, and diey may instruct while they cannot fafl to disgust But diere ate tunes when reticence is 00 iionjgcr permissible, and when fabe delicacy is -a]mlat«T to do serious mnrtrirf The pobtic joraalist is bound to give the dsngeragnal when impending erB is dfrertrrt, and when' ^aeovcMand 'imtiSgent vigilance is requisite to ward off what may prove to be a.dre2derl calamity. These throghls have been* suggested by die laic revelations whh respect to criminal neglect of sanitary ^precautions, in more than one Australian -cay. in Sydney it has been discovered that the very water supply is tainted by die, presence of decayed and feculent matter, and that it contains the germs of many prevalent and fetal endemic ^w^a-a^ In Brisbane there has...
TALES AND SKETCHES. THE FOOL OF FIVE FORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
7VU£S AND SKETCHES. THE BOOL OF STVK FORKS. BY BEET BOH. He Krod alone. I do not dunk this pecoSsritr aim.- from any wish to withdraw big foolMinrar, from the rat of the amp, nor mitpohile fbsttbe comVinod iMom ifliielwfaatt drove him into exile My iomresrionis,Uiathe KwmA Minn* fmm «hjMB* — s ehoifie be made bos* before tbenmD indulged in mnyuii^hm of bM mental eapsdtv. He was modi given to moody reticence. and,~aUhoaEn to outward yytimuon ** itnng unui, w alffsjv - -cMimpimiig of ra health. Indecd,ODS theory of fchwaaanalLwas that it Boarded him better opputunaaes tor tskingmedieine, of which he babiBially conjoined large ousntitiet. Hi follj fiat oawsea apos fin 'Sorts ' ttaomihtl»R« Office windows- Eembrt long Cmn the only asn who wrote borne by everymsO. hi. Utters being slwajs directed to die cam* person — a * woman. How it an happened that the tnrik of the Five Forts' correspondence was amOj the other way ; dm were many letters received— Hie roijority being in the female band...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
WP E A E S E ,! ? Geke&ax* and FcsMSHi^t:, Ibos jiON-:ee, East-Btreet, Bockhampton. Country' orders promptly executed. ' ; PAVUEKT OF CSDEBTAKIXGS. \ '1MMIGBATION ACT OF 1872.:' ris hereby notified for the information ol persons interested, thai all nsdertahiBgs j for the balance of passage money signed by I Assisted and Remittance Passengers will, if 1 not paid whlun twelve months from the date of arrival in the colony of such Assisted and I Bemittance Passengers, be written off and caneeued intbe books of this office. , It is also hereby further notified tiiat in Mid 1 case of undertakings signed in the colony on . account of die passages of Bemittance Immi- 1 grants, a period of one month only w31 be 1 allowed for the retirement of undertakings by | Konrinors after default in payment has been \ made by the Nominees. . ' BOOT. GBAT, ? iAumgrataoa Agent. immigration Office, ? Brisbane, 29th June, 1875^ ON and after this date, the pant moored at : the north-west end of tie I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
SOOTH SEA ISLAND LABOURERS, j fKHE anbnBgned will reeehre applications i waaael to briag amaeisdBeateaatirisouwiiL rfAngaat). Farf.erp.rlisalarscaal.eabbui.odj «na b. shaw, ? ' BflCkllMiptoB. i WIILCAM H E X D BE K. j Iio Snxacggazsu*, Daapjum 1 Anrain^ Valb»*o&, ajtb. Bbmobl i BRISBANE AND IPSWICH. ILU11I HOPKINS, | BewBLUtt iw SnnosK. Agent - -fcr Cotenbl *nd English Mewspapers and I «yi«~ Importer of fee bnt 8nring I ?ah. B~fa«'~^ -Bn^ytto Medi- ' ? «DSS. ' ' l Ortdog»«««D-i Price IiBtB on ^pUartiuB. ' Bockhunpton. | T EICHHAEDT FAMItY HOTEL, j - SOCCHAICFIW. I SSnt-daSEAeammadatian, Moderate OuvgBB. | B. D. CEUICKSHAKK, ! flUITIUILUHt. | files of (he 'Qneenabiider,' ?'BodAamp- ton Balletin,' 'Daily Kortbem Aignm,' 'Pok Downs T-*snmi,' «nd Ton and dnntay,' kept in Uie - '-olfee Boom. fllHOMAS tL. CAVAKAGH.j WHEELtfEKrHT i BLACKSMITH. ] Waggoos, D«ye, Carfa. mud every oUscrip- j tim of Vehicles in tlie Trade, mannfactoren j anaterial, and wodanaaisftiip eeeood to none di J...
THE "CAPRICORNIAN." CONTENTS, AUGUST 7, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
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THE PALMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
THE PALMER. ; (Fjva Oe CorrapoaitU of tie Coolloe-u I Ea-ald.) I I Arrived, at the lytPT^-™' ' ***g centre on the - 4th, what ie known *as the American day. ; Perhaps a little description of the now' centre township nay not be oat of place, for I fed ; sure that a good many of tie residents of Cooktovn are not acquainted with the now , called Maytown, or Edwardetown, called after ' Mr. Edwards, the picmeer botcher of the i northern gold-fields of Sorth QueenslaniL ; Maytmra is situated «n the rise of a hill, vitii ; the celebrated Palmer Hirer Saving on its I ^sest, and bounded on its south-west by : Botcher's Creek. The cnief popalaiion ot the ; township arc Chinese, who, I may ay, are the ? principal storekeepers uf Maytown, tiiere being ' bttt few whites, or Europeans of a speculative j torn of mind- BaOdings are daily being put \ up, in fact the town aspires to be a place of j note ; I should say tiiere are upwards of one ! hundred places of bnsiness, from a Chinese j doctor to ...
OUR BRISBANE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 7 August 1875
I OUR BRISBANE UTTER, j The cogencies of the Tnaoner lave necessi ttiedmpaetpcmfmrnp of i&e consideration of and Sapply i- «»wti» order of «» day in the TWdAn imHi. Last obdi there mimdmlJcilanKieiatnitniial . by members, and severs! whose dbsbsetrre teonenaes usually enliven the proceedings ?were eonspicaous by then- absence or com parative silence. The irrepressible number tor Carnarvon was left almost alone in placing file drag an pwceedmgs, and the rather dreary 1BT«i«j;nrt tbmt ins ^«irt*iH»d »iffwiH to little mots Hum the nuTd conventional critidan which in &e mo* peaceful times Hie eoosideratum. of r^n^hw invariably pro vokes. Yet progress was somewhat slow, and about fire hours were consumed in passing about one-half the Colonial Secretary's Erti-iitfi At half-past ten, tiro obvious Usndefsxu. the figures oE the educational vote ne discovered by Mr. John Scott and Mr. Macalister being tunable to account for tafias satisfactorily, tire House concluded to stop ...