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DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
SDIARY. S. Ar .. .itse. eS. I fhghWa. Ae ~~LYDIUINoor ID Alt ern.~nII 0 ( Tts?ar ...... (8 128 6 25 I 1 82 1 I 45 -MAY. I. W ED6sOAT ... I 628 6251 218 I242 'S T-aspra .....! ' 29. 8 24 | $ 10(--8S'3 82 I laeA.T' ......... 6 29 . S. 4 oj s4 s O C J BAlpaD1r ······ 1 8 8 ) 6 M ) J 52 6 IS - PnIsnA ....... 62.1 0o 6 .20 46 0 4 0 4 1| Howpa ......... 11 6 22 4 5 0 2 6 • The differee in Umn biehtween •high water at the Bar and iraibietn I houre45 minute,.oand Ipsaich - hoors 25 mInute., phlehdotffaeee muat he adde to the time of high waoter on the •The eterly wind, eo the ro I the Bay, and the frethen In hhrtrr,6oftn615ause varnitlon from our table, but these are aerelyarcldenlal, and goeraoed by nekflnoe law. Thoen Subeeri~nra~ the 4ewri~laRetold wh~o do not reoiOve their Iope~a reululy, would confer a favour on the Mnagerby imnediately informing him of the sam e
WEST MORETON ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
WEST ;MORETO?N'?LECTION. The following is the.fu!'le3st result of the Poll obtain .able in Ipswich up to tLe hour 4f our going to Pres : Cribb. Bell. Iwiss?ih .. ... . .. 174 ...... 142 oedb ak ... ....... 32 ...... 12 Wivenhoe ... ... 2 ...... 2 Fafsifin... .... ... 2 ...... Leidley ... ...... 2 ....... . :7 .Gatton... ....... 4 ...... 4 9 'Total... ........ 216 ...... 176 The r?turn from-Cressbrook has not yet arrived; and, jutdging fromo-thle report of the gentlemen wirho arrived from Wivenhoe onSundayrevening, and whose escapes from perils by flood and field were most marvellous, we need not expeet it entil the angry watess of the BriSbane ihav.s pmewhat subsided.
IPSWICH MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
•IPSWICII MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. 'The usual weekly meeting.of the Council was held on Thursday aftemroon. Present--The Mayor, and Alder :en Watkins, Bethtsne, Johnston, Stanley, and Clone. The minutes of last meeting.vere read and confirmed. The MAYOrn read the Report of the Finance Commit. tee, which was adouted, on the muotion of the Mayor, -and seconded by Alderman JoNsTom. The Report of the Overseer of Works swas read. .'Alderman CLONE stated that 'in his opinion a great deal too much money had been spent upon East-street already. 'Mr. 'White had informed him it had cost £400 anrmdy. 'The Moaon rquestioned Mr. Wlhite,an&elieited the iffact that it was scarcely half the amount The M?AYo read two letters, from James Tiermvy and IPatr'ok Flynn, respecting their own employmenat on Corporation wothk. .ldernman JOHNsro said, as the subject had arisen, ghe would enquire if there were any truth in the report ihiclh appeared in the Meoreton Bay Courierr, of an attempt to garotte Alde...
THE CHAMPION RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
THE OHAMPION RACE. fw is no us-wo must keep pace with our contcmporaries -and talk 'oasy. The arst Champion Sweepstakes in this our young colony is the all.abaorbmng topio of interest in the sporting world. Doubtlless there are many who think it prematrae-nay, some who even think it amounts to impudeneoon our part thus to throw down the gauntlet, andinvite the Southern flyers to try their mettle with us. that good will arise from it we feel assured; even if wehare to soucceumb to them itwill be the means of waking up sufIeient, interest in the minds of some of our large horse breeders, and inducing them to alter their sastem (if tihey have any) of breedings --show to thei the staong necessity knd great Im portante of being morecareful and jqdirouls, tile care requisite in thie management of their yolng stock; and last, not least, it will give the public a just estimate in judging the pace of our fasteat horses in compalison with thei. 8, W. craocks,. Hitherto, in these distriels,' t...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
Local attb I?istrict Nels . Plas on !-Mr. Hill, who has lately opened an oyster saloon in Nicholas-street, has made arrangements to receive a regular supply of fish through the Brisbane Fish Company. We have no doubt that his enterprise will receive all Ithe success that it deaerv?es, for thlere are very few housekeepers in tihe town who will not be frequent customers. On Monday night, a chest of drawers, in the quarters of Lieutenant Seymour, at the Military Barracks, was broken into, and a drawer containing about £20, a gold ring, a gold stud, and several private documents forcibly removed theens. On the evening in question, Lieutenant Seymour went out sabout eight o'clock, leaving hIis servant in charge, who, it would appear, also departed shortly afterwards, leaving a door leading into Eiizabseth street open. ~Upon Lieutenant Seymour's retusn about ten o'clock, he found the drawer and contents, as abhve stated, ahstrascted. Information was glven, and an active but fruitless sear...
Original Correspondence. [While our columns will be always open to the insertion of correspondence on subjects of local and general interest, we do not, by any means, hold ourselves responsible for the sentiments that may be expressed.] To the Editor of the Ipswich Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
eriginal Eorrcpountetr. WThile our cofsmns will be alwcays open to the iosertion of correspondence on subjects of focal aend general ietereat, toe do not, ly any means, hold ourselves responsible far te sentiuments lthat may be epressed. To the Editor ef the Ipswoich tflerld. SIR,--Manifold are the complainta made respecting tihe Mail drom Brisbane to Ipswich, and numerous are the growls of the Pestmaster-General when applied to. Greaet also, is the attachment of the people of Brisbane to what they all the beautiful road from Ipsowioh to that w dol delighted were they to fao thousand after thousand of ponds expended, and just to suit the.ir patriotic ideast while poor denizens of the interior, who laboured under the mnusfortune of bothering us with their wool, were left unnoticed. And how standsle matter now I why, not. a solitary load of wool is seen to pass that way. Measre. Bligh and. Sotfield, for whoso benefit yin woald suppose t4h?ei oremoett were made, lshave taken to theim w...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 April 1861
MARRIAGES. On the 2nd April, at All Saints Church, Parramatta, by the Rev. W. Gore, A. P. Campbell Laurie, of Melbourne, second son of Captain D. Campbell, formerly of the old 94th Regiment (Scotch Brigade), to Harriet Cherrie, youngest daughter of the late Henry Boucher Bowerman Laurie, of Maranoa. On the 25th April, by special license, at St. John's Church, Brisbane, by the Lord Bishop of Brisbane, assisted by the Rev. J. Bliss, Graham Mylne, Esq., 82nd Regiment, to Helena, only daughter of William Duckett White, Esq., Beaudesert, Logan River. On the 25th April, by the Rev. Edward Griffith, at the residence of the brother-in-law of the bride, Mr. Thomas Murray, of Brisbane, to Esther, fifth daughter of the late Mr. Jeremiah Poppy, of Mount Pleasant, Dedham, Essex, England.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
IPSWICH COTTON COMPANY. CAPITAL, £15,000, With provision for increasing it to £25,000 if required. SHARES, £25 EACH, TO DE PATD eY INSTALMENTS OF ONE-FOURTH OASIH, AN1D ONE-FOUTH JIAI N BY rLLS AT TWELVE, EIGITESIIN, AlND TWENTY-FOUR IONTSIS' DATE. LIMITED LIABILITY. PnovreIsroNA COMeITTEE: JOSHUA P. BELL WALTER.GRAY WILLIAM KENT, Jum. JOHIN FEliETT JOHN HARDIE JOHN PANTON . R. J. SMITH. BANKEBS : 8EORETARY, PRO TEM., HENRY M. COCKBIURN. THB Provisional Committee who have been . appointed to make the necessary preliminary srrangements for the formation of the Ipswich Cotton-Company are highly gratified in being able to announce to the public that the Company has received from every quarter the most hearty ae surancees of support, and that shares to the value of firom £4000 to £5000 have already been subscribed for. They therefore confidently appeal to all interested in the advancement of the Colony to give their cor dial assistance to thias. effort towards creating a now and staple ...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
ENGLISH EXT'RACBTS. The last Prince of Wales (afterwards George IV) who came to the throne had debts amounting to nearly a million, which the nation was compelled to pay; the present Prince, on coming of age, will fnd a snug nest-egg of half a million of money in vested in his name. WVe have been informed (says the Pernendtae Floridiae) of the outlines of a terrible tragedy which occurred in Sumter count~y, near Adamsville, on thle 13dh instant. A man by the name of Andrews, who was, until recently, a Methodist preacher, killed on that day two persons, Messrs. IWLellan and G. f. Condry, and wounded two others, Lang and ClyattL He was immediately ar rested and hung on the following day. Lord A. Vane Tempest has, underthe adviceof an eminent medical man, been taken by his friends to a private lunatic asyJum, there being little reason to doubt the derasgement of his mind. TRe MEDITERe~EAN FoRTREsgSS-During the last fortnight thousands and thousands of tons of shot and shell have been t...
FINE ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
PINE ENGLISH. TmE following extrscts are from au article entitled "Samples of Fine English," published in the last number of the CornMll Afgazine : I do not know whether the worst specimens of --e English are to be found in sermons or news. papers. I rarely read or heard sermons whose las. guage is pure, and, as it ought to be, easy to be understood by the unlearned. Yet, with such Books before them as the Bible and Prayer-hook, it seems strange that o:r clergy should be am ngst the worst writers of English, For in our Bible and Prayer-book we have, if we make allowauce for the antique diction, a perfect model of what.our mother tongue ought to be. It was observed by Coleridge that it seemed to be by a kind of providence that i the translation of the Bible, sand the works of-the greatest English writers-Shakspeare, Bacon, and Hoaker--bshould occur about the same time, so as by a doublle power to fix the language just when it was in its highest perfection. The pages of a mangazine ar...
THE RE-CONSTITUTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
THE RE-OOSkTITTTION OF THE LEGISLA TIVE ASSEMBLY OF QUEENSLAND. (From ?e S~ydney Morning Herald,·une 4.) TIaE surrounding -colonies are evidently diligent pectateors of our achievements. They see what we have done for onurserlves;-that with great preliminary advantages-with enormons means of advancement with a power of borrowing all but unlimited--with a territory so vast as to contain reserves for distant ages ndl generations, with all the prestige of priority and long eaperience of Government, we have brought oursalves into difealties and straits which our rulers -anno deal with, and which, therefore, as the next best thing, they impudently deny. We believe, in this celony even, that the sober and intelligent classes would possess infuence which would give them a majority min the Government,r where there not geographical ditficulties whirh prevent their combination, and which hare given a disastrous power to the rdienals of this metropolis. These last can never build, but they am ...
LIST OF AGENTS. TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
LIST OF AGENTS. , Toww. Br ew....n t ........ lMr. Whte , booktells LiCse rpiai .. ........... I. rohato., storetep Gomrur.r AuA-# (eisge-rpsr) £A.:Ldis Brtboees (esw erett) Mr. J. Goodwyn, stationer Wb.T.Dnow - For4iude ;Vat l....... Mr. G. Smith;, hemist r$ w ? ................ . Miga K ford st?oa?hkepp . Cas Creek .. ...M..... P . .Addy, torkeeper Tmeswmba ............. . 3.Beonett, storekeeper Speksnpros ............ Mr. I. Sandel CaltaSd.. ............. Mr. W. ElliottL SolShkBrikbw ........ Mr.Peterson, storeaper Teolms Diggings ...... JMesens Bettsj Drysdale, san Cameron storekeeper. Drgreto ................. Mr. . . Smith, (Hrey ana
SYDNEY. Sydney, June 3rd, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
SYDNEY. [vano o0n c11R1o SPODENT.r Sydney, Juane 3rd, 1861. Tas great event of the week, the East Sydney election, is ever, and the Government have received a defeat in the person of their nominee, 3Mr. Neole, the carcase Ihtc?ler, recently retulned from a trip to England. The successful candidate is Mir. W. Frster, formerly member for Queanbeyan, and the hlwadof the celebrated administration which sur vived for so short a period. This election is the in 'lx of a very prevalent idea, that the Cowper Robertsonian compact is daily growing less popular -that the tables are turning-and that the bubble ofJivee selection is likely soon to burst; and people who hear so often of the agrarian predilections of tIre hon. John Robertson, who is perpetually thi-estening to retire to his farm, only respond to his mild intimidations-" what theou doest, do quickly." r'he Ministry have, however, in this contest been taught a lesson they are not likely soon to forget; the whole force of the Governmen...
COTTON GROWING IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
COTION GROWING IN AUSTRALIA. At a meeting of the Sydney Chamber of Commerce, on the 3rd Instant, the Secretary, read the following letter from the Chairman of the Bristol Colonial Association, relative to cotton growing in the northern parts of Australia: a Via Marseilles. "Colonial Association, " Bristol, January 25th, 1861. "Sir,-You will doubtless have hiard of the civil d seutes and secession movement in the United StAtes of America, and the probable effect it will have on the supply of raw cotton from there, for the manufactures of this country, and I am directed by the Bristol Colonial Assoeiation to apply to you for any information which may be at your command, as to the practicability of growing cotton in the Northern parts of Australia, on receipt of which, the association will have it freely d: seninated through the manufacturing `districts of this country, wih the view of having the practical working of it tested by providing pecuniary means, or adopting any other measure...
DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
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THE ENSUING SESSION OF THE PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Communicated to the Empire.) [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
THE ENSU1NG SESSION OF TE? PAr~LIA MENT OF NEW SOUTI WALES. (Comemuniented to the Empire.) Some imperfect and partly erroneous statements having been made public in reference to the inten tions of the Government in connection with the forthcoming sessiop of Parliament, it is very desira ble that the coantry should be set right as to the real state ofthe case. The following, Lhcrefore, will be found substantially correct, being derived from a source of unquestionable authenticity. It is quite true that the Parliament will not be called together before Augqst next. It is also true that Bills fur the Alienation and Occupation of Ciown Lande, for the reconstruction of the Legisla tive council, and for the amendment of the Publicans' Act willbe introduced, besides the Esti mates andtheAppropriation Act; anl some minor Bills affecting the importation and distillation of perfumed spirits--of which very little account need be made. There is no present intention to propose an amended or a co...
AUSTRALIAN KEROSENE. To the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 11 June 1861
AUSTRALIAN KEROSENE. To the Editor qf be Sydegy Morning Herold. Sr,-I observe in your columns an announcement o?a discove~iyg, in Tasmania, of e(xteunsive felda of rwhite ebale, suitable for the manufacture of kerosene oil About eight years ago, I examined nary earerully, and aalsed, that shale which abounds in the Maraoy dis trict in that same colony, forming beds varying from two to thirty feet in thickness, and rendering large tracts of country lmost barren. As I think it not unlikely that a similar formation may he found in the neighbour-. hood of some of the coal-fields of this colony, I will briefy describe it-although, not having at hand aoapy of the report which I published at the time of my investigations in Hobart Town, I regret that I can only write from recollection. Itn colour, Mersjy shale is a dark drab, or sometimes approsching to a dull reddish brown. When held in the flame of a candle, it takes fire, and continues to burn, giving out a bright white flame. The form ...