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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 8 October 1885
Spacial Column. AYL IN, "BKOWN AND CO., I XitillTKD, » TO\V'.VSVir,LE. fWfBX above Company intend running; n J. a Steamer between Townsville. Dun- geness. Cardwell,'Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone Biver, leaving Townsville every Mond iv, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday aiternoon. For Furea nml Freights apply to BUUJSS. PHILP and CO., Agents. EDITHVALE AND SWALLOWS WHAEF. The s.s. ZEUS will leave the wharf every Tuesday, Frillly, and Satnnlny nt ll o.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 mett the steamer at Edithvale on Tuesday's and Saturday's. Fiill particulars ou application to HOBSON, DRAPEE AND CO,, Aijunts. Church of England. THE EEV. G. E. F. NOBBS wOI (O.T.) conduct Divine Service nt ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. on Sunday, in. the Church, Abbott street. IlV THE INSOLVENT ESTATE OF | MAUBIl'E FOX, CAIBXS. ADIVIDEND is intended to he declared \ in the matter of Maurice Fox. ' of Cairns. PuUe...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 8 October 1885
»EPAltTÜBES. . October 1-Archer, sj.. Capt. Mania, for Cook toon, via Port Dónelas. Passengers-Mr. «?"""". Gee WAA. moj 4 in sfeerijcu. Ootoh-rl.-Glanworth, s.s.. Capt. tee. foe Cook- town, ria Port Duuvlas. PaReeniers-Sfrs. P. G. Black. Messrs. Ï. G. Black, J. Powell, and 5 ia steerage. October X-Glanworth, sj.. Capt. T.ee, for Bris- bane, via ports. Passeuse» - Miss Cooper.. Mrs. 1\ P. Sunuel. Messrs. Finn. Baxter. Scott. C. J. Kreil. P. P. Samuel. Mossman, and C in steerage. October X-Archer, sj,-.. Capt. Horns, for Sydney, via I brisbane «ssl ports. Passengers-5 in steerage. October 7--Burdekin, sj.. Capt. Keir, for -¿TowusriUe. via J^iuztuDe Biver.
Our brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
Our brisbane Letter. i (TOO* OU» o WK coEBïdrtixnnrr.) j Dr/BINO tîie last weet the Pacific Islanders Act Amendaient Bill was introduced in the Législative Assembly. It provides, that the capitation fee paid for the license to intro- duce a labourer, and also that the hospital capitation shall henceforth ba doublet!, that no more licenses to recruit shall be issued after the »1st December 1S90, and that per- sons acting as informers for breaches of the Polynesian Act may trespass on enclosed hinds without incurring any penalty, and that all cases in which any persons are prosecuted for a breach of that Act shall be ] heard before Police Magistrates only. The Fiiendly Societies Act was read a" second time. The only object of this Bill is to relieve the Registrar of the Supreme Court of the work- of Registrar of Friendly Societies, and transfer the work to the Begistrar-Qtnerai's Office; this will en toil the appointment of a fresh officer, and only last year the salary of the Registr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
?fui»! CHi. APLIX, BKOWN AND CO., LIMITED, TOWNSVILLE. THE above Company intend running a a Steamer between Townsville. Dun- geness. Cardwell,. Mourilyan Harbour, and Johnstone River, leaving Townsville every Monday, arriving at Cairns on Wednesday afternoon. For Fares and Frci-ilits apply to BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agunta,' EDITHVALE. SWALLOWS WHAEF, AND 1HE BARRON RIVER. THE s.s. ZEUS. From this date until further notice the Zeus will be despatched ¡is follows : Edithvale and Swallow's Wharf. Tuesday ll a.m. Returning 3 p.m. Friday 7 a.m. " 3 p.m. Saturday ll a.m. " 3 p.m. Barr's Sawmill and Cochrane's Landing every Wednesday, as tides suit. Alley's coach will meet the steamer on Tuesday's and Saturday's. HOBSON, DRAPER AND CO,, Agents. Church of England. THE KEV. G. K. F. NOBBS wfll (n.v.) conduct Divine Service st ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. on Sunday, in thc Church, Albott street.
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1885. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
3f% &lt;£airn$ jßoxi. THUBSDAT, OCTOBER 15.18S5. Guaranteed 700 Copies Weekly. AVHATETEB maj Le said in opposition ' to local politics and local politicians we Terr much fear that so long as separate interests demand more than ordinary attention, our safeguard against listlessness or systematic neg- lect ou the part of the Government i must be found in the election of repre- sentatives who thoroughly understand thc nature of our requirements. These may indeed be briefly and forcibly put so ns to make a creditable contribution to the proceedings of the House ; but Government being practically a matter of party, only such aa are behind the «cenes know how much an earnest intelligent representative can do for his district without being accused of log- rolling. The Additional Members Bill givers thc Xorth two more mem- bers, viz., one for Townsville and another for the new electorate of the Musgrave. This latter district wc need not say is a wide and scattered one, embracing as ...
IMPORTS. EX FITZORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
IMPORTS. Ex í rrzEOT. Consigned to Burns. Philp and Co.-5 cases bis- cuits 1 eise buudries. Construed to Shaiubrook and Co.-1 case, lG baijs MúceUaneoiu.-3 ulai* stone lime. 3 case« sherry, 1Ï do port, 1 do iclassware, 1 case clockd. 1 package rifler, L iu&lt;e merchandise,, I box books, 5 do tea, lu Í ehetts do, 1 ea-e cigars, 2 wu&rou »heels, 1 case fruit, 1 parcel clothing-C. J. Smith, agent. Ex WARKJCÜO. . Consigned to Bums, Philp and Co.-5 bale« corn Burks, Ï trunks boots. 50 cases whisky, 1 do glassware, 1 do peroliers, 1 chaiTeutter and wheel. 1 boj-per, ÍW) ia its rice, 5 a»eks oatmeal. 1 drum ltdl?*, I* looses tea, 2>J jars malted wine, 43 boxes at so rt eJ oilmen's stores. Consigned to E. J. Gorton.-1 case drapery, £ trunks boots, 1 case. Cottfiréned to Hobson, Draper and Co.-10 ï-casks brandy. 5 eases biscuits. Construed to Anderson and M'CwuiLe.-1 case bacon, 1 kt^r butter. - lutes unions, ll lturs potatoes. Consigned to Jack and Newell.-1 cues cheese,...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
DEPARTURES. October 8.-Titzroy, ».s., Capt. îiiglihngall, for Cooktown, Tia fort Hooplas. Passengers - ifr. E. P.owden, ami 7 in steers**}. Octobers.-Warrego, s.s.. Capt. Phillips, für Cook- town, ria Port Doublai, Pa^üeupira- ?ia«teera£c. Octabjr IQ.-Fitxroy. ».?&lt;.. Capt. NfciUtUuniU, for Brisbane, via ports. Passengers-Mr. Sweeney, and Sin steerage. Ootober 10.-Warrego, s.s.. Capt. Phillipa, for Sidney, Tia Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Mrs. Sutherland, Sirs. W. C. Suutb, family and aarraut, V». Mestou and family. Mrs. Manus. Mrs. Hobson, ' VI« ZÜUili. Äfliir». SUaw. Meston. OLaau. Hayles wortb. DftTl-*. Kelly, and 7 ia mteerui^. Octolier li-Karoouibu, s.s.. Capt. Armstroagv for Melbourne, via Pure Douglas, Brisbaae. and S* thijy. I'.i^ionz.T;-Uri. P. O. Black, Messrs. Steele. P. G. UUek. a tul 6 ia. steerage. October 14.-llorvlekin, M., Capt. Keir, for Townsville, tia Johnstone Elver. October H.-Maranoa, SJ., Capt. Hampton, for Cooktown, Tia Port Douglas.
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
OUT XeIg1iboni*s. [PEOST OUR OWX C0BSESPOXDEKT8.] ' HEKBEKTON. . October £>. QEITE aa uneventful week, and by no means a pleasant one in a weather point of view, wind and dust prevailing, with hovering clouds unsuccessfully endeavouring to emit rain, which, by the way, is badly wanted all through the district, although to-day occa- sional showers have fallen. I regret to have to intimate that an old respected identity of Cairns, in the person of Hugh Harrison, joined the great majority on Friday night last, after a long and lingering illness, lie was buried on the following day, and the funeral cortege bespoke forcibly the respect in which he was held. Poor Harrison ! save and except the screaching fiddles and cracked banjos, whose sounds were glorified in the first tent settlement of Cairns which occupied the area between the seaboard and the Customs reserve where the sub-collector's residence is now erected, his bagpipes sounded the first music at that port, and right merrily w...
VTCTORIA. MELBOURNE, October 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
VTCTOKIA. MELBOURNE, October 12. 1 The Victoria Amateur Turf Club Spring Meeting was opened at Caulfield on Satur- day. The weather waa «lull and showery, but the attendance was very good, and the racing excellent throughout. The following are the results:-Maiden Plate: Becall 1, Jocular 2, Egbert 3; nineteen horses started, the winner coming in by three lengths. Hurdle Boee : Duration 1, Problem 2. Chats- worth 3; twelve horses ran, but Duration won as he liked. by four lengths. Foal Stakes : Acme 1, Munnrgetina and the Nun a dead beat ; there were fourteen starters. Acme-winning by half a length. Caulfield Guineas : Binguiaster 1, Dunlop 3, Eagle Grange 3; there were eight starters, the winner coming in by two and a half lengths ; time, lmin 4Ssec. Australian Hunters' Cup : Narrang 1, Gippsland 2, Abdallah 3 ; there were thirteen starters, which Narrang won easily by six lengths. Toorak Handicap: Mentmore 1, Leo Foo 2, Mrs. Jarley 3 ; there were nineteen starters, the winner comin...
[?] Club [?] [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
¡Tirio»'wa«a^Üírge r (Fathering on the race, coarse on Friday, Ute prevailing opinion amongst spectators and those more directly interested in the results being that, taken aa a whole, they were the best races witnessed here. We may have had a larger field and more excitement, bnt nothing so genuine or free from the suspicion of foul play. No whisper cf collusion, no attempt at hustling or selling a race was muttered, and the han- dicappers are complimented for their sound judgment, as thc several events prove. The Zeus made a trip up the Inlet early in the ' morning, setting down her full compliment ~ of . passengers at S »slow and Derhatn's kwheg. From that point to the course is only a few minâtes walking. A number of private vehicles and hired conveyances drove out to the ground, and altogether there must have been about 400 persons present at the starting ot the second race, a number of visitors having come from Herherten and other outlying districts. It ia an unaccountable cir...
CABLE MESSAGES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) EUROPEAN NEWS. LONDON, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
CABLE MESSAGES. j (FKOM OITE owy coKBKspoxDErrs.) . j I ETJBOPEAN HEWS. j i Losóos, October 9. I The total amount of the tenders for the New South Wales loan waa .£12,330,000. The Marquis of Salisbury, addressing a mectinif at Newport hist night declared that it was impossible for Great Britain to inter- fere by force of anns in Bonmelia. The policy of the British Government he said wool.I be to uphold Turkish rule wherever compatible with the welfare of the different nationalities over which the Sultan claimed snz&lt;rainty. The dominant object of the lîritish policy would he to preserve the peace of Europe. The Premier, in a lengthy speech, advocated considerable reform in local government, and the introduction of greater facilities for transfer of land. The Government, he stated, would reject any proposal from the Irish party, which in any degree threatened thc integrity of the Em- pire. Closer union between the colonies and the mother country, he~ considered, would be th...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
Local Items. ' Mr. A. Taylor killed a carpet snake measuring Mitt long on Sunday close to the township boundary. The snake season is now in, but no doubt this particular victim had a blameless history, as carpet snakes are known to be harmless, though they cannot escape the prejudice attached to the species. The Katoomba, which left the anchorage on Tuesday for Sydney and Melbourne, took . 614 bags tin ore and 77 toes of sogar, the Hap Wah consigning 32 tons and the j Pyramid plantation -15 tons. The weekly j intermediate boats will continue to run j regularly for some time without any break, there being a large quantity of sugar at thc difiereat plantations awaiting shipment. The Coomba, ketch, from Bundaberg, entered the Barron Biver cn Sunday with a complete sawmill plant, owned by Mr. Mar- tin, of Bundaberg, who has been engaged for years in the timber trade. The new sawmill is to be erected at Cochrane's, Lily Rink ; the entire concern to be worked by steam-power. The ketch Jen...
PARLIAMENTARY. BRISBANE, October 14. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
! PAEtlAMENTABY. I BBigBjVXK, October 14... I Mr. Bulcock: is anuounced BS a candidate | for Enoggera. He issued an address to the electors yesterday. In the Legislative Council yesterday the Elections Bill was read a third time and passed through com- mittee. '. The House went into committee on the Justices Bill, which occupied the re metnder of the sitting, nearly the whule Bill being passed. In the Assembly the Speaker announced the receipt of a letter froin Mr. Bale, resigning his seat for Enoggera/on the ground of continued ill health. The seat was then formally declared vacant. The Licens- ing Bill was read a third time and passed. The plans and specifications for -the Cook- town railway extension were laid' on the table of the House. Tn reply to Mr. Hume Black, the Premier said the average number of Polynesian patients in thc Maryborough and Mackay hospitals during thc month of September was 30 and Cl respectively. The Under Subdivisions of Laud Preventive BUI was passed thro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
HOBSON, DRAPER & CO. HAVE FOE MUYATE SALE SEVERAL ' FIRST-CLASS HOTELS ABBOTT-STREET, WITH LONG LEASES AND OX SEASONABLE TERMS. With the sure future now before Cairns, owing to the Railway Flans being passed, a certain fortune is to lie wade, by the pur chase of any of the above. - Full particulars on application to HOBSON, DRAPER AND CO, Auctioneers and Commission Agents, Opposite Wharves. ¥Ott PRIVATE SALE. HOBSON, DRAPER ANO CO. Have for Private Sale ONE-EIGHTH SHARE in the GOLDEN CROWN MINE. situated on the MULGRAVE GOLDFIELD. At present this property stands second to none on the field, the reef K'iug about two | feet thick-, abd is steadily improving as it goes down. The stone is estimated by ex- perts to be from two to three ounces, and 100 TONS ARE NOW AT GRASS. This will be crushed during the next few weeks by the Cairns Crushing Plant, now almost com- plete. After the crushing Shares in this mine will be unobtainable, so certain are we that "the result of the stampe...
Cairns Harbour. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
Cairns Harbour. THE following letter which appeared in the Brisbane Courier immediately after the publication of 31 r. Nisbet's report on the dredging required to improve an harbour will be read with satisfaction by nil in any way conversant with th« subject, as it is generally regarded by all competent to judge that tue Engineer-iu-chief oï the Harbours andltivcra department baa greatly exceeded in bis estimate, the -w«>rX really necessary to1 improve the port to it», trude requirements, " " mmu bum made it appear a much larger undertaking: than the facts of the case justify : TO TBS EDITOB OP TBS BBI8BASÏ CO L'S IKS. Sn,-Referring to the report cf the En» tfineer of Harbours and Rivers to the Colonial Treasurer in reference to the application of the' residents of Cairns for the use of the dredge to deepen the Bar at that patt, I think, with all due respect to the opinion of tte authorities who arrived at the calcula- tions contained therein, that masters of all the coastal stea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
: Curpsj. Br OBS** or TUM CoL.-CoM«AxnAXT. " í [BENDERS «m be recored np to MOX X DAY. the 19th instant, for CLEARING the BIFLE BANGE. Far particulars apply to the undersigned. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. WM. CHAS. SMITH. ...... Captau-Cosaataadiag. FsMr Itaë Flarjs ÍJITILL denote the positions of FEEN TV HILL and EVELEIGH. Aa high above sea level aa any land ia Cains, As beantifml as the uplands of England, - - A« ae-easible as Bedlera, As healthy aa the Kaages, As fertile as Freshwater Crack Valle;. Four Red Flags "VTSTTLL denote the positions of FEEN fT HILL and EVELEIGH. A3 high shore sea level a? any lsnd iu Cairns, As beautiful as the uplnuds of England, As accessible ns Redfern, As healthy aa the Ranges. As fertile os Freshwater Creek Valley. LOST a Small POCKET ALBUM con- taining photographs ; lös reward wiU be paid to tinder ou leaving sanie at Office of this paper. WANTED, GENEBAL SERVANT 1 must be able to cook well. Hrs. KERSHAW, Esplanade. OEFICE B...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] WEEKLY HALF HOLIDAY. (To the Editor of the CAIENS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 15 October 1885
Correspondence. | [We «lo not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] WEEKLY HALF HOLIDAY. . (To the Editor of the CAIEXS POST.) OIE,-An attempt was made some short time ago to induce the business people of Cairns to close their places of business, one after- noon in the weet, to allow their assistants time for that recreation so much needed in a climate like ours. The attempt failed in consequence of one or two objecting, and consequently the young mea of Cairns are denied a privilege enjoyed by those of almost all, if not all, our coast and inland to.vnships. The recent sports hero suggest a. renewal of the agitation, and I earnestly bring the matter under the notice of em- ployers again, ia the hope that they will sec their way to grant the concession desired. The public will appreciate sucha course, and will not be inconvenienced in tho least, hut will rejoice to see a much needed reform, and cheerfully " shop" at other times. The employees will teri'...