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SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
8MA.Lt, DEBTS OOÜBT. TBS USUS! monthly sitting of thia Court waa held yesterday before Ur. W. Townley, F.U., amd Messrs. J. Headrick and J. Stevenson, J'sP. There were twenty cases on the list, but few of these came before the Court for adjudi- cation. T: KI)ET END ED. Wormnld and Curtis c. Permein.-Claim, £11 Í4s. 3d., agency charges. Verdict for plain- tiff, with £2 17s. costs. D'Arcy e. Hallam.-Claim £6, cash lent. Verdict for plaintiff, with £1 14s. costs. Goddard e. Koledas.-Claim £1 15s. for egistment. Verdict for plaintiff £1 9s., and 10s. costs. Boysen ti. Danker.-Claim £6 4a. 6d., goods sold. Verdict for plaintiff for £6 4s. 6d., with £117s. costa. Duigan t>. Luttoo.-Olaim £710s., for wages. Verdict for plaintiff in full amount) with £5 2s. costs. ' Vicary e. Stretton.-Claim £317s. 6d,, board and lodging. Verdict for plaintiff £3 11s. 6d.
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. Tuesday, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
ROCKHAMPTON POUCE COTJET. Tuet day, January 2. BEPOBE Mr. W. Townley, P.M., and Mi. John Macfarlane, J.P. SBUHKEItirsss. One drunkard waa brought up end discharged with o caution. aesiuxTiHO A CONSTABLE. Patrick O'Reilly waa charged with the above offence, and pleaded guilty. Constable Jeremiah Carey deposed that be was in the Tnrf Hotel with defendant on the evening of New Tear's Day, who struck bim with bia clenched fist in the face. Carey gare no provocation. The Bench ordered the defendant to pay a line of £2 or be imprisoned for a month. ENOBOAOMtENT ON TEE PUBLIC STE BET. Joseph Phipps was charged, On the information of the Inspector of Nuisances, with encroaching upon South-street and Quay-street, near Blind Creek. It appeared from the evidence of the Town Surveyor that defendant occupied premises which encroached upon the public streets of the town in the locality described. The Bench ordered the defendant to pay a fine ot one shilling, with 45s. 6d. costs of oourt ; in defa...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
TH» bury portions of the trothing maobine, in courte of removal from Bonnie Doon to Cawarral, croaeed the Rockhampton Ferry yea* terday, en nate for the aite ol the old Cawarral Company's maohine at Helena Beef, Cawarral townahip. Minera interested ia the reefs of that locality will now be able to oany on operationa again-the machine in oourae of erection being a very good ono. We hope that thia more will lead to the establishment of a permanent reefing interest et Cawarral. As inquest on the body of a man fonnd dmwned near the Breakwater on Sunday last, waa held by Mr. Wm. Townley, P.M., at noon on Tuesday, in the Court House. It transpired that the body waa buried, all efforts previously made te identify it bering proved fruitless. Richard M'Kelligett, among other witnesses, was examined, and said a man named Thistle, an- swering to the deacription given of decaued by the other witnesses, wes living in n house of bia np to the end of lett week, whoo be disappeared, and had not sin...
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. THE ordinary monthly meeting of the Rock- hampton Separation Committee «a« held in Mr. Dibdin'e office, et four o'clock yesterday after- noon. Present-Mir. G. B. Shaw, chairman, Meura. TEreon, Grant, Leigh', Paterson, and Brodnitz. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, The CHAIBMÍN said he had promised afr. Fyfe, who bod left for Brisbane that morning, to furnish him with information that would be useful to him in moving tbe resolutions in favour of Separation. Mr. Fyfe had suggested to him the expediency of laying before the House, if possible before the resolutions came on for discussion, a copy of the petition and accompanying appendicea of statistics. He (the Chairman) thought, if such information would be useful to the House, the Committee should furnish it, whatever the coat or labour might be. Mr. BBODNITZ wished to know what sort of information Mr. Fyfe wanted. The CHUB M AN said Mr. Fyfe wanted etatistios to date. The appe...
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
FEANCE. ] FIVF-KBAMO NOTES.-It is stated on good uthoritr that tb« Goreruroont lias authorised lite Coni|>toir d'Escompte to issue five-franc lotoH to the amount of ten millions of francs foedeeineble on presentation. TUB ARMY AND ira POLITICAL PABTTEB. A corresponding writing under date Versailles, October 21, says :-" On good authority, I know that at the present moment some generals are questioning colonels as to the state of opinion io the winy and on the sympathies for d Aumalo, Chanbord, or Napoleon. The answers are in faro ir of the Emperor." TIB POPE Arto TUB ASSEMBLY.-A short time since forty-six members of the French Assembly sent an address to the Pope, assuring him of their belief in the doctrine of infalli bilit-, and of their devotion to bim as the head of tie Church. Io his reply, which is dated October 5, Pius IX. says it ia obvious that be ranipt freely and efficaciously fulfil his mission unies he enjoys sovereign liberty, apart from the luthority of every other...
THE GREAT SHAM FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
THE GREAT SHAM FIGHT. THE great event of the monta was the «utumñ manouvres in Hampshire. This affair had -been in preparation several months, and at one time the public mind waa a good deal exercised tft the probability of the grand massing of the troops not coming off at al). ' They commenced," , however, on the norning of our last,, publication, and were brought to a conclusion on Sept. 22. The three brapches of the serrice engaged-that is, dividing the branches into three broad ..bodies, the Bepulare, ^the Militia, and the Volunteers-have Bpoalesced admirably, and have fought Mad fraternised with perfect cordiality. ^Êke commencement of the campaign marked with some strange incidents, ^^ft first division of the manoeuvring was ander orders to remain at f^Ksltot until further ordejs^saJhe Tnel^("compoeitig that' body were at ' "«aarrjB content. Not eo with the «ecîîSrVnd third divisions, the first named being started for Hartford Slats, and the second to Woolmer. Tin ftanikins ro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
GILBERT, ETHERIDGE, AND WESTERN CREEK GOLD FIELDS. CHABLIS JBNKTN (late Editor of toe Jfimej Boord, N.8.W.), AUCTIONEER, MINING 8HAREBR0KER, ABD NEWS, ADVERTISING, MINING, Air» GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, . GEOBOETOWB, ETHBBiDaa Brrsa. , Mining information from tbs Etheridge, Western Creek, Cloncurry, and every part of the Gilbert Gold-fields, furnished to parties at B distance. Agent for the Boehhampton Bttlleiin and all the leading papers in the colonies. Department of Public Works, Brisbane, 27th November, 1871. ALTERATION OF ROAD DIVISIONS. IT is hereby notified for general in- formation, that the undermentioned - boundaries will define the Northern, Central, and Southern Beads Divisions respectively, and that all former notifications are hereby cancelled from theist January, 1872. By Command, WM. HENRY WALSH. KOBIBEBV Bou» SrrzBtov. ' Commencing at Cape Palmentos, and bounded thence bj a line bearing south-west to .. the eastern watershed of the Isaac River i then by said watersh...
A NEW SOCIAL MOVEMENT. (From the European Mail.) [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
A NSW SOCIAL MOVEMENT. (From Ute European Mail.) Air effort bas been in progress for Borne time past to unite the upper and work- ing classes in some scheme of legislation for the amelioration of the condition oí the people. It has been carried on almost entirely by the mediation of Mr. Scott Bussell, who alone has been cognisant of the names of the negotiators on either side. The suggestions came, in the first place, from a body of working men who meet under the chairmanship of Mr. Scott Bussell and the secretary- ship of Mr. George Potter, and bears the title of the Council of Skilled Work- men. On February 3 this Council em- powered its chairman to enter into negotiation with some peers who were anxious to knpw what were the real wishes of the working-men, and it was not till August 4 that fae was able to make an official statement that a Council of Legislation bad been formed by a number of peers and other gentlemen, and had empowered him to communicate to the Council of Skilled...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
BULLETIN Summary of News transmission by the Monthly Suez &nbsp; published every fourth Saturday, and to any address in the colonies on prepay- ment of 5s. per annum to Great Britain, via pton, at 6s. per annum and via post at 8s. per annum. C. PYBUS, SADDLER & HARNESS MAKEB, &nbsp; &nbsp; ROOKHAMPTON &nbsp; &nbsp; A. M'LEOD & CO., &nbsp; AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; J. B. JONES &nbsp; SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER, CAMPBELL STREET &nbsp; N.B. -Saddles oounterlined for 7s. 6d.; Collars, 6s. HOWARD SMITH, TOBACCONIST &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; AND &nbsp; NEWS AGENT, Copperfield &nbsp; R. L. DIBDIN, &nbsp; 8TOCK & STATION AGENT, AUCTIONEER, AND &nbsp; COMMISSION AGENT, Established 1864. DENHAM CHAMBERS. JAMES M'PHERS...
The Rockhampton Bulletin AND CENTRAL QUEENSLAND ADVERTISER. THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1872. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
The Rockhampton Bulletin AND CENTRAL, QUEENSLAND ADVERTISER. THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1872. WHAT has become of tbe Member's Fund Committee? Perhaps some reader may deny our right to make the inquiry ; but we shall assume it, never- theless, and endeavour to push the question borne to those whom it may concern. The Member's Fund Com- mittee are a public body ; their proce ; dure is open to criticism by the Press ; and if they fail in their self-imposed duties, the public are entitled to know the reason why. Every elector is interested in this matter, for if the I member for the district is not provided I with the means to occupy the position of a gentleman, the blame may rest upon &nbsp; the Member's Fund Committee, but the disgrace will attach itself to the whole constituency. We touch this question with tho full knowledge of its extreme delicacy. We would rather make things pleasant to all men, and deal with subjects on which there would, be no fear of pro- voking unpleasant "e...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE December 31.-Rose, schooner, Captain Norris, from the Burnett. Cargo: 21,400 feet pine and hardwood, A. Grant. January 2.-Egmont, s., Captain Durrell, from Sydney. Passengers-Two in the steerage &nbsp; &nbsp; January 2.-Sir Isaac Newton, schooner, from Adelaide. G. B. Shaw, agent. DEPARTURES. January 3.-Lady Bowen, s.. 425 tons, Captain Cottier, for Gladstone, Maryborough, and Brisbane. Passengers Miss Steed, Miss Ford, Messrs. H. Desmond, W. T. Elliott, J. K. Anderson, Alfred Anderson, Alexander Fyfe, M.L.A., and twenty-five in the steerage. January 3.-Tinonee, s.s., 265 tons, Captain Hirst, for Townsville, via Intermediate Ports, Passengers-Mrs. Reid, Mrs. Cusack and two children, Mr. R. L. Dibdin, and twenty-five in the steerage.
THEDEADLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
THE DEADLOCK. YESTERDAY. at 10 o'clock, Mr. Fyfe, M.L.A., met a deputation at the office of Messrs. R. M. Hunter and Co., William-street, to receive a letter which had been signed by an influential and numerou body of tho electors of Rock- hampton, on the subject of the " deadlock " which is now producing so much dissatisfaction throughout Central and Northern Queensland. The deputation consisted of his Worship the Mayor, Mssrs. R. M. Hunter, H. Jones, W. Thomson, and W. Pattison. The MAYOR, after a few preftory remarks, presented the letter to Mr. Fyfe of which the following is a copy : TO ALEXR, FYFE, ESQ., M.L.A. DEAR Sir,-We, the undersigned, inhabitants of Rock- &nbsp; hampton desire to express to you our opinion, that we view wit extreme ? the action taken by the Oppo- sition ? credit of the colony is needlessly jeopardised, and that interests of more immediate importance are in danger of indefinite postponement. We cannot forget that towards tho end of last session th...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 4 January 1872
Why is spendthrift's purse like a thunder ~Because it is continually lightening. QUAKER, rightly adhering to the rules of &nbsp; invariably called a Yew tree, " Thou ? HOS," in commenting on ihr present female eoiffure, saya :-u It must be a I tor sod that requires so much top- |
THE NOVEL-READING DISEASE. (From the Examiner.) [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
THE NOVEL-BEADING DISEASE. (From Vie Examiner.) PHTSICIAÍÍS are familiar with a com- plaint which, although sufficiently specific, has yet no name of its own. The patient suffers from an alarming and morbid thirst, and consumes a perfectly fabulous amount of fluid, almost always of an unwholesome naturi. Wholesome food is refused ; no exercise is taken ; and the patient finally sinks into a flabby and sickly condition, which nothing but severe and deter- mined treatment wjll shake off. This dropsical habit of body finds its exact analogue in the specieB of mental dropsy which is produced by over- indulgence in three-volumed novela. The terrible complaint is one of the worst evils which modern civilisation has brought with it. Its progress is gradual, very insidious, and often almost imperceptible. At first, all that ¡B noticed is that the Bufferer is apt to be found bent over a novel at unnatural hours-as, say, in the early morning, or in the middle of a beautiful summer's afternoon...
THE QUEEN AND THE RUMOURED ESTABLISHMENT OF A REGENOY. (From the Morning Post, October 25.) [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
THE QUEEN AND THE BUMOURED ESTABLISHMENT OF A BEGENOT. (From the Morning Pott, October 25.) A THICK fog prevailed in London yester- day, and a strong rumour. The linkmen rendered darkness visible, and the gossips made obscurity manifest. The yellow smoke-filled mist was solid and tangible, and the story WRB circum- stantial, penetrating, and irresistible; but to-day it will lift with the vapour, and be dispelled with the smoke. Both fog and rumour have anticipated their month. They Bhould have waited for November, when the legitimate eclipse, and rumours of " splits in the Cabinet," annually recur. The tale told yesterday by every quid nunc was, that in conse- quence of the serious illness of the Queen, a Regency was to be established, or that, at any rate, the heir to the Crown was to be associated with her Majesty in the exercise of the Royal prerogative. Nay, BO far did the omnis- cience of the seers in the dark extend, that they knew that only one difficulty presented itself, wh...
AUSTRALIAN MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
AUSTRALIAN MEAT. THE news from the colonies to the effoct that several of the meat-preserving companies had retired from the business, has not had the effect of decreasing the demand. Mr. Daniel Tallerman, who, having established the retail trade ou a tolerably firm basis, is now directing himself to the wholesale, and taken wharfs and offices near the river, kindly obliges us with the following informa- tion on the subject. He says that the prices of meat are in favour of the producer. 2 lb. tins aro sold out, and holders can easily obtain GJd. per lb. for them. Larger tins are, of course, not worth so much money. The meat is to have a trial at the Lambeth Work bouse, in Carlisle gaol, and in many other public institutions. The meat is beginning to exercise its influence on the markets also. From Manchester it is reported that there was a fall of nearly 2d. per lb. in the wholesale meat market. The quotations were-for beef, first class, CJd. ; second-class, Cd. to GJd. ; third-clas...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
Commercial. Bulma» is quiet, hsting scarcely recovered from the interruption Caused by the holidays. 'Dnring the week, tile s s. Egmont, snd schooner May Queen, have arrived from Sydney, with cargoes of general merchandise; and the schooner Sir Isaac Newton baa arrived from Adelaide, with a cargo of floor, consigned to Mr. Henrique!. We bear that another veseel with flour from Adelaide is shortly expected, consigned to Messrs. J. Palmer and Co. 'Flour is being quitted io this market st 8outh Australian prices. A telegram just received in town front on Adelaide firm states that the price tbers is firm at £12 10s. per ton. It is reported that at least one aale has been made here during the week at even less than that figuré. Carriers are holding out for higher rotes, which merchants refuse to give. In the mean- time, but few teams ore leaving town. During the week, the following quantities of wool have been received in town by drays : Bv Walter Reid and Co. : 12 bales wool, »LW. By Al...
LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
LONDON WOOL SALES. TSC following are the reports of the latest sales of Centra! Queensland wool in London :- - By Willans Overbury and Co., on Ssturdsy, September 30: Ki Caaierio : McD over Logan Downe, 12 st Slid, 7 st 18fd, 21 at lOfd, 8 at Ord, 1 at 7id ; PR over Beaufort, 11 at 22H 7 at 22d, 1 at Sid, 2 at 18K 8 at 17d, 1 at 16d. By Sonthey, Bairne, and Co., October S : Ex Jubilees PR over Beaufort, 16 at iii, 6 stfcld, l8 st 18d, 3 st 16H 1 st 14d ; M over 8TG ft Co, 1 st 14f d, 21 sr 18d. 21 at 12d, S at llfd ; TK over Sanders, 16 at 22rd, 9 at Sid, 7 «t IStd, 2 at 16H Ex Underlry : Craven over Queensland, 11 at SOd,12atl6rd. By Simes and Co- on Wednesday, Onto ber4: Ex Bawkesbury : EJL over Belvando, 40 at 20d, 11 at 19H, 2 at 19r), IO at IHR 17 at 18d «atl&idi WkR, latlld, 2at7d; J H oter «.©©roora», 1* at 29J, 9 at J6d, 2 at 14J, 4 st 19d,6.ta|&lt;1. Ex Bruellev Castle t TE conjoined over Sanders, IO at 22K 11 et 21td, 6 at 174d ¡ LI' over Leii hhardt, 11 at...