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NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 26 April 1864
NOTES .A.3SJ-D J*nE'WS- A cobeespokoent, writing from Jimbonr. under date IStb April, details the particu lars of tbe death of Patrick Kelly, on the 12th instant, atCumkillinW, by the falling of a tree. It seems that Kelly and !iis mate baa a contract for fencing, and were falling timber to carry on tbe work -.and jnfct having completed cutting throngh a tree, one of tbe branches in its descent struck Kelly, killing himonthe instant. The deceased had formerly been in the employ of W. Gray and Co., of Ipswich, and was sober and industrious. Hr arrived in the colony by the Shackamaxon, and was a native of Scanvousc, comity Carlow, Ii-eland. Tlie same correspondent makes farther reference to the death of John Qninn, and to particu lars relating to his effects ; these, however, are matters for the attention of tbe Curator of Intestate Estates rather than for comment in a pnblic journal. This day the Queensland Parliament as sembles, and the session will undoubtedly be one of great impor...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
-tVtroHEgDur- Avon, 87 The President and members of the Legis lative Council assembled in Council Cham ber this day at half-past one o'clock, and immediately afterwards proceeded to Government Honse for tlie purpose of pre lency's speech, which will be found iu the report of Tuesday's proceedings. The PRESIDENT resumed tbe chair at ten miuntes past three o'clock, and upon biking bis seat announced that, accompanied by the members of the House, he had pro ceeded to Government House, and presented their address to his Excellency, who had re turned the following reply : — ' Mb. President akd Hokobable Gentle men or ihk Legislative Couhcil,— 'I tbauk you in the name of tbe Queen for this renewed assurance of your loyal devotion to the Person and Government of »ur most Gracious Sovereign, and of your desire to co-operate in promoting the pros perity and happiness of all classcB of the community.' NOTICES OF MOTION. Thehon.E J. C. BROWNE gave notice that on Tuesday week he would move re s...
AFTERNOON SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
? Jill I HIT SITTINGS. Tbe Legislative Council reassembled at twenty minutes -past three o'clock, when tlie PRESIDENT, haviug read the usual form of prayer, stated that be bad received notice from the Governor of the resignations of Messrs. Balfourand Cnmpigae. ' SEW MEMBER. The Hon. J. Watts being introduced, the usual oath was administered to him and to the Hon. W. Wood, who bad beeu absent during an entire session. The Hon. J. BKAMSTOX intended on-a subsequent occasion to define by motion the position of members who had not taken their seats during the past two sessions. lie also asked for leave to introduce a Postage Acts Amendment Bill, which was granted, aud the bill read a first time. FAFEBS. The following despatches were tabled in the Council by Mr. BUAMSTON. and in the Assembly by the COL.OXIAL SECUE TAIHT. They were ordered to be printed. 1. With reference to the dissolution of the first Parianientof Queensland. 2. itcferring to tbe contributions to be paid by the co lonie...
THE HOPENIN OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
THE HOPEKIS' OF PAULIMENT. 1 ham a wulgar cove. As every bo--» n--se ; To nil th-! sights as is Inwaj-able I Grose — So I went to the hop'uin' o' parliment, As you may well suppose. My clothes is rayther old. And my face nut over clean. Bat my tionserwati-m is Extrordiuary keen. And I've rote it down — all wot I Uee'rd— And likewise wot I seen. The fust thing wot I sor Wax the sojers, lookin' nice. And tlie band a playin' chimes As made my art rejicc. And Giu'ral Semore commaudin' of 'em In a wery marshal vice. Then ki-m the wolnntcers, The next thin? ns I see, And lvurnel l-rnrey sez, 'Aw, shouldaw Wras!' sez *c ; Bat the coves on the mokes, wituary'ats — Them wos the coves tar me. ISut the cent dress'd all in blew. He lick'd 'em all beside. On a cbesnnt 'oss 'e road. With a soard d«wn by 'is side, Pome said it ins Lewis Napolian Wicli li.)the;s tliey dsnicd. Some said 'c a peeler tros. But that must ha1 bin a sell ; Some said a liinfintry officer. But no — 'e road too well. I don'...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. Before the Police Magistrate. DRUNKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
Wedseshat, Apeil 27. Before the Police Magistrate. PBITSKrKXESS. John Mr'ntire. charged with drunken ncs*. was Sued 10s, or twenty-four hours in default. _ Joshua \ ickers. charged -with being drunk; and. further with an indecent ex po'nre. was fineS lOg. on the first charee, and twenty-fours' imprisoainent on the second. B«f«rc the Police Magistrate and Mr. Petrie. ? sosraONS. A. Ferguson v. Hii'li Brainev.— In this one the complainant, lately in the employ of^efflntani, sued for the sum' of £5 9sl0d wages due. Ser^ciiit Naloney deposed that he had served a true copy of tlie writ upon the de fendant, who failed tn appear in conrt. The agreement bad been made for six months at a compensation of £20 f«r the period. Some few days neo his employer had cone to Sydney without giving plaintiff motien. He had previously paid film £1 3s £d which wm Ml Ute money he Iiad receive! fur two month* eerviee. On the appKcatinn of Mr. CodkT-«ounsel for rlefendant. this case aoi two others against hi...
Queensland Parliament. OPENING OF THE HOUSES. TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
-$ttecit$Iim& parliament. OPENING OF THE HOUSES. Tuesday, Apml 26, 1864. On Tuesday, his Excellency the Governor, wjth ths usual formalities, attended to read the Speech and declare the session com menced. In front of the Chambers iu Queen street, was drawn up* the detachment of the 12tb regiment and the volunteer rifles ; around was congregated a consider able number of spectators, anxious to witness the ceremony, »r so much of it as could be seen outside the building. At 12 o'clock the first gun of the salute, usual on the Governor's departure from the vice regal residence, annonuced that his Excel lency and suite were on the way ; and shortly after, the carriage escorted by *. detachment of the Volunteer Artillery on horseback, sad the Mounted Police t jmed from George into Queen-street. As the carriage drew - up at the entrance of the Council Chamber, the military and volunteers presented arms, the baud played the National Anthem, and bis Excellency after boning to the a...
CENSUS PROGRESS REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
CENSUS PEOGRESS EEPOET. Wb have before ns the Progress Report of tbe Queensland Census, dated January 1st, 18Ct. V. O. Darvall, Esq., the Registrar General, does not guarantee the correctness of tbe retnros, in consequence of tlie dis tance northward and westward in which tho enterprise of colonists has led them, lie gives tlie total p ?pnlation, as far as the re turns enable him, as follows: — Males, 87.425; Females, 24,012: Total. 61.467. Tbis shows an increase uf 31.40? over April, 1801 . The population Uns, therefore, doubled itself in less than three years. There has been an increase of 5 per cent, nf males orer females during this period. The civic population consists of 3--,9ai souls — 16,623 males and 14,326 females. The rural popu lation consists of 30.513 souls — 20,797 males and 9716 females. There is a much greater disparity between the sexes in the -rnral than in the civic portions of society. In the couutry there are 46 72 females to 100 males. In the towns, SC15 femal...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
Tbe members of the Legislative Conncil anft Assembly left the - ^hamberB at lialf past two o'clock yesterday afternoon, for presentation to theGovernorby theSpeaker. They returned shortly after three o'clock, when both bodies adjourned until three, Wdock to-day.* ' ' ' .. ...
ADELAIDE [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
,. -AnBTUJXH. . Tbe Bouthern Cross has arrived from tb* . Oapo of Good Hope, bringing news to February 24tti. . Livingstone was stated to be slive and well, up to the end of December. . It is stated tbat tbe same of the metro polis of tbe Northern Country is be Palmes ton. A Despatch Ins been forwarded from riie Secretary of the Colonies to his Excellency the Governor, stating tbe amount of contri bution assessed far payment on the put of each of the Australian colonies, for tbe support of military defence. The schedule is as follows :— Near South Wales 359 officers and men.— AaauaJ tax. £14.860. Victoria, 44-7 officers and men. — Annul tax proposed, £17.600. South Australia, 17S officers and men. — Annual payment, £6,680. Tasmania, 200 officers and men.— Annual payment, £10.400. Queensland, 91 officers and men. — Annual payment, £8,WD. Thus the ?moant of proposed payment For each colony, is just J34O per Juomn 'per man. Queensland would get one company of in fkntrynndertlifi comman...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
?TUB NOKTU ACST11AIJAK'' ii a purely social au4 j»!!Uc»l «igan. It teiteTes i a « great dotiajr tar tliin naturallr licit and Iffaatiral laud; and it aim -. Miens that nothing can eontributo so poverfullj to Lira mpectlj attsinmeut of tbiLt dtflUny sa uaiou amougA alV uvcLtons aaa.cVaswA of its people. ' 93-Es nnion is aUaluabl« ably oa oae MiudiUon— KquiUty of lUglits. The ' Nona ansTM uis*1 vill,UifeE«fote,as irdl for tilts advancement ol the coiooy, as beenuM tlie prui£Tpl« is iatxinsically jaet, adrocats eQnal Ciril, Bdigioaft, and 1'oIiUeal Itigiitfi for alt ofootste, Icn^peetlrs of way eoasiiienr tfoB as to Creed or Couutry. It believes tlie ConsUlulion at (In colony when fur^r iuterpceted, roll; developed *ml alloved rneaeUon,tol-eia its ItlHnlity Ore mast suitable to our couditian that could lie derived. It Till therefore, uphold Uie CousUluUou iu its integrity sod O|^ioNe all changes in it, except such as are pro duced by its own adaptation aud growth. Ic will condemn eqnal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
FBIDAY, JOKE 10. IHE DAY AFTER THE IPSWICH SACES. At the Government Quarantine Paddock, South Brisbane, at 3 p.m. sharp. ? Valuable Importation of 98 Pare Bred Kegrettt Bams, 2 to 3 years old SO Thorough-bred Negretti Ewes, and ' 38 Thorough-bred Negretti Bams. * Jnst arrived per Helvetia, from Hamburgh ; and a portion of the celebrated Flocks of J. F. Hoftscblaeger. iEsq.. of Weisin, in the Grand Dacfey of Mecklenburg. Important to Flockmasters, Squatters, and Others, throughout Queensland. MABTIN & D1CKS0N bare received instructions from Messrs. G. Baff and Co, (Agents in Queensland for the sale of ' Mr. J. F. HoEscblaeger's pure bred Kegret tu), to sell by public anction, at the Govern ment Quarantine Paddock, South Brisbane, on FRIDAY, June 10 (the day after the Ipswich B*ces),at 3 pjn. sharp, 1X6 Pore bred Negretti Bams, and SO Pure bred Negretti Ewes, Jnst landed ex Helvetia, from the cele brated flocks of J. F. Hoffscblaeger. Esq., of Weisin, in the Grand-Duchy of Mec...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
WEEKLY CAJ.ENUAU. , ,sm l Sos Sos Jloos'slUigh Water AMU, ISM. . jn?D_ soj ; A!iiL ^ ''? Tlinrsday ...2SJ e'sS s'S »l *« )-'* 0 ('a Friday ? 29] 0=S 5S ?» 5 (M 5 U Saturday ? 30' 6 S9 5 25 3 5 S 5j 6 18 Sunday. Mil l| 6 3 5 25 24 5 : 6 40 TO Monday ? 2 6 30 5 -Jt s S-!a S 51 Tuefjay ? S 630 521 -6 S'tl! 94 ir«dnesrf»j— 4| 6 31 £23 27 i 9 a 950
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
?Wednesday. Apbu. 27. Yesterday, at half-past two o'clock, lite members of 'the Legislative Council an& Assembly proceeded to Government House, presented the ?duresse* to tlie Gtfrernor. Upon their letnru, the members' of the. Assembly, finding 00 quorum, dispersed. The House will assemble, according to role* ? at Um» o'clock this day.
The North Australian. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
Cljc |lovHj Australian. TBURSDA r, APRIL 28. 1SC4. If any more forcible illustration were required of the adage that poverty makes as acquainted with strange bed fellows than we have jet experienced, tbe speech of tue Colonial Secretary yesterday — tue speech of tlxo same honorable gentleman, -when angry with tbe Guardian in the last session of Parliament — and tlie articles which have appeared in the same paper of late, j and iu die Queensland Times to aid it — would justify the supposition. Mr. Hebbebt then despised the Press of the colony in glebo ; and as the debate on Mr. TaYLOh'iS complaint turned princi pally upou the merits of our tnetropo ™fU5?'i!fnPot-xl'y' we nVpoKheex picas*.-*! lilo cxoeseive oonfcDmrit for trliat paper in particular. He certainly should be a good judge, from the patercal nature of his old connection with the journal in question. Hut Mr. Hekbebt being rather deficient in outside support, tbe guondam assailants have fallen on each other's bosoms, and hic...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
J-Ml-J-JLJsaS ^i-Cs)XJ.JM±ivV«-. Waksed by the late fire of the combustible character of wooden buildings we observe that those who liaviug HiifFtsrcd tltercfioin, aud who have received permission from Government to build on the Court-house Hill, are using corrugated iron, in place of n-eather-buarding. as an outside lining for tlieir temporary buildings. Tile appearance is more suggestive --f security than beauty. It is tube Imped, however, that tlie pioposed Sdiiding Act vi!l prohibit any more vooduu utructurcs from being erected ju Queen street. Tnnouon the kindness of Captain Itosc lewen, superintendent of Towns' cotton plantation on the Logan, wo have received information of an interesting character, re specting tbe growth of cotton in Queens laud. There are at present working ou the plantation, some seventy of the natives of the West Hebrides group, who are the only natives of the South Sea Islands who cau be induced to forsake tlieir homes aud work systematically in a strange...
RESUMPTION OF THE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
RESUMPTION OF THE ASSEMBLY. The SPEAEER took the chair at three o'd-»ofc. To the right of the Speaker sat the Colo nial Secretary, die Attorney-General, the Secretary for Lands anil Works, and the Colonial Treasurer On the cross-bench, on the same side of the chamber, were Messrs. J. P. Bell and Coien; Dr. Challinor, who takes rank iu this section of t!i : House, sat at the table. On the left of the chair sat aiessrs. LFougias, uaciLeuzie, umikcuuj, Pugh, Kennedy, Brookes, and i^tepheus; aud 'in the cross bench, attached to tlie op position, sat Messrs. Edmondstoue, Lilley, aud R. Cribb. besiGSaxioxs asd elections. The SPEAKER reported the resigna tion during the recess of Messrs. C. J. Bovds aud G. Raff; and tbe return of writs of election for the Leichhardt of Mr. E. M. Rovds, and fur North Brisbane, of Mr. W. Brookes. KEW MEMBER. Sir. W. BROOKES, member for North Brisbane, subscribed the oath aud took his scat. ELECTIONS AKD QUAUFICAMOXS eointnTEE. The SPEAKER announced that he h...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SYDNEY. April 26. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
TSE.jso-Sjajpiiia roTBws [TUUailGU GBXVIIXE i^SD BICD, fcKUXEUs' 6YDSEV. Anril 26. The Meroo luaii to Jfadgee was stuck up and robbed on ilouday Jjy two armed bush rangers. A ship from the Maaritius bu arrived with a cariroof sozar. cousistin-r «»r niT-r bigs. r Sue reports that savcral vessels -are load ing at the Mauritius for Melbourne aud Adelaide. Sailed.— The Tirra Tarra. April 27. Lawrence and Thompson are aUoired to proceed to Brisbane to play iu tlie coming match, on certain terms proposed by the Association. Tuey have, however, refused the offer.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 28 April 1864
£l&fitng Intelligent*. ABBIVAIS Apnn. 23.— Johan Cesar, German barque. 414 tons, Captain Falk, from Hamburg-, with 2S1 German immigrants. 'J.C.HeaES: ? ler and Co, agents. April 26-— Miss Kilmannegg. brig. 229 tons. Captain Thomas C. Flamming, from Greenock the 23nd December, 1863. Pas senger: Mr. Badess. Orr and Honeyman, mgents. April 28. — Clarence, steamer, 500 tons. Captain M3man, from Sydney the 25th instant Passengers— Hr. D. Bailie, Mr. . Heydocfc, Mr. Hemmant, Mr. Cootes, Mr. J. Millar, Mr. AV. Keitii, Mr. J. Black. Mrs. Button, Mrs. Foote, Miss Sabine, and 3i in the steerage. BEPABTOBES. April 26.— Telegraph, steamer, 700 tons, Captain Audley Coote, for Sydney. Pas sengers : Mr. and Mrs. Hilfling, Mrs. Hely, 3OssGorry, Messrs. D.Gmin. B. Tunbridge, A. Ferguson. F. Karetoa. J. little, C. Clarke. C. Gerry, Bang, S. Morresy. _F. S. M'Der lnott, 0. Henderson, Master Gorry, Hon. J. M. Solomon, Dr. Stepheusou, Bev. E. Grif fith ; and about 90 in the steerage. April 26-— ...