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Rapid Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 8 July 1897
Rapid Concert. The Divisional Hall .waa", crowded to overflowing bri Monday last; when a con- cert in aid bf the funds pf the' Cairns Hospital'was given by the officers and men of the H.M.S. Rapid. : The Hospital funds will benefit to the extent of about £30, with tho Government, subsidy; asa result of the concert, which was much appreciated by ,the large and enthusiastic audience, ' The'''bluejackets provided their own ' orchestra^-''c«mm»ing!'three1' violins, zither and banjo, ana the choruses ¡ were capital in every instance. Mr Chubb was au up-to-date-interlocutor, and tho corner, men, Lieqt. Hudson and Petty; Officer Sullivan did the " funny business"; in,» manner which ahpwSjihat.they.are no [novices with' 'the tambourine and bnnesv The latter1 especially is deserving' of notice for the vim' which' he' ' threw into ' bis portion of * thé- 'proéraniihe. !1 His» " Whistling Coon" and Hilly Ho" were among thesthost enjoyableikeins on tlie¡ programme. Lieut. Kitcat's song; "Lovely...
Cairns Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 8 July 1897
Cairns Municipal Council." The ordinary monthly meeting of thc Cairns Muniripal, Council .was held in the Council Chambers oh Tuesday evening last, .J Present : Aid. A. J. Diaper (Mayor), J. Lyons, J. Hansford, '. Al Keeble, ' K:'- Aumuller, St. Boland, _ »Taylor, ^Lync ,Bro\yn,. and Mayers.^'"1 C*.'iu.'. C..i ES'J OS* CORRESPONDENTE. ,, Included in the correspondence dealt with were the following communications :-; From E. Fitzallen',' accepting the Council's ofter of £50 for thc, improvements at thc Botanical gardens. From H. Sturt, stating that the cost of ; sending the exhibits to thc Brisbane' Exhibi- tion was £,tJ, and asking for a contribution towards defraying same." . ., The Mayor (Aid. Draper) said that'Cairns had distinctly scored over the ' exhibits. He had received several letters from Brisbane, and while he had been in Townsville he had^ct several gentlemen who had been at the'Ex .-? hibition. There seemed to be"a .unanimous expression of opinion that * the 1 only thin...
Jubilee Sports Results. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 8 July 1897
Jubilee Sports Results. Following aro the rasults of the various events in the Jubilee programme on 22nd Juno last: 1. Maiden Plate, for boys 19 years and under ; 100. yards. 1st prize, 5s ; 2nd, 2s. -R. Bunting i, Dickson 2. 8 starters. 2. Maiden Plate, for girls, IC years and under ; 100 yards. 1st prize, 5s ; 2nd, 2s ; 3rd, 2s. Addie Aumuller 1, Lizzie Dickson 2, Connie Smith 3. 7 starters. 3. Boys' Race, 12 years and under ; 75 yards.-1st prize, 5s ; 2nd, 2s.; 3rd, ls. T. Lee 1, J. Barr 2, G. Casemau 3. 30 competitors. 4.. Girls' Rice, 12 years and under ; 75 yards. 1st prize, 3s ; 2nd, 2s ; 3rd, ls. Lotty Coomlisl, Martha Dickson 2, Annie Neilson 3. About 30 started. 5. Boys' Race, li) years and under; ISO yards. 1st prize, 10s ; 2nd, 5s ; 3rd, 2s Od. A. Crook I, A. Dickson 2, J. Carthew 3. 23 starters. G. Böy-s' Rice, 10 years and under ; 50 yards. 1st prize, 2s ; 2nd, ls ; 3rd,'Cd. A. Condiii 1, T. Simpson 2, E. Svendsen 3. 40 starters. 7. Girls' Race, 10 years and under ; 50...
Londonville. LATE "SAM THE ROMAN'S" CAMP. HODGKINSON GOLDFIELD. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 8 July 1897
LondonTille. LATE "SAM THE ROMAN'S" CAMP. HODGKINSON: GOLDFIELD. (nutt 4. CORKESrONDKVT.) I think it is about time to let the public know that there ie auch a place in existence aa Londqnville, formerly known aa "Sam the Roman's" The Vulcan Battery which has been shifted from Kingsborough is com. pleted, and commenced crushing on the 13th May.. The mill which con- sists of 15 stampers of 9cwt. each, has been completed in three months. The Ci*t foundation log was laid on the 13th nf February, and considering the large plant, one can say the work was done in record time. The Battery has been erected under the supervision of j Mr C. F. Mathea, who can be cnn I gratulated upon having completed such alargo job in ao short a time. There is but very little doubt that thia mill will be a boom ti the district. The large low grado reefs which are in existence can now be worked profit- ably. Mr Mathea who is manager for the Vulcan Quartz Crushing Coy-, is determined to maim the concern ¿ auc c...
Thornborough Notes. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
*-"TKöraboroagh* Hôteir *73S t v V ..' wrr "«" (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT^) The weat her" with us is wy pleasant and" is air that could bp" desired. Our paper i boom is still flourishing, lind since my last the following le.ises have lieen taken up, viz. :- ' ' Union Line, Messrs Murphy ¡and Grainor, 14 acres. ' ' ' v * Star of the South, Mr Lissner. 7 acies Eldorado, Mr I. Lissner, 14 acres. Caledonia Company, Deihm, 6 aciet. ,l H" ~-I .** " '_ J*-*; General Grant, Messrs Macfarlane and Taylor, 6 acres. i Ho|>e of the North Line, Mr Harvey, 25 acres. ' ' * Range Lease, Mr Harvey, 25 ncies. Great Britain, Mr Harvey, 20 acres. Gustavos Adophiis, Mr Harvey, l8 acres. , » The last named gentleman left here list Monday with Mr Hay to inspect the Mt'-Molloy Copper Mine, after doing which he will proceed south. Mr Harvey was up some time ago when the Mining Commission was here, and gave evidence before them as a representative of capital, and his sudden leappeannce, together with the ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
NEW SOUTH WALES. ! 1 , i i / I Î > i " SvDJíEy,"Wed. ;. ; A man narnedjiirsch' was »hot dead at Paddington to-day by a woman named Caroline Brewster. ' Hirsh was out walking,' when the woman stole up behind,,him, and, | placing ithe muzzle of',a .revolver closei to' his head, fired, i She ithen attempted! to shoot herseif, bot was prevented'by several people. She states that she shot Hirsch because' he had traduced her to,a man to whom she was en gaged to be married. ' She was arrested, and will be brought up at the &lt; Police'Court'to-morrow'and charged .uwith murder. '*, j,, ,, ," &lt; \
From Our Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
From Our Point of View. BELLENDEN- The trial ,s"rve>' of *he KER permanent tramway line MlIT in connection with the MILL; Bellenden-Ker C. M. Co. is now approaching completion. The survey runs south from the mill site for about;eight mile;, to Babinda Creek, and to the north for a similar distance. This line will tap nearly the whole of the land which is likely to be put into the Company, but it is hardly likely that the Company will be able» to construct over 16 miles of perrhanient ; tramway 1 for' the first crushing. It is this doubt -which operates to keep back the planting of cane. Those farmers and owners of land whose properties are situated some miles away from the mill site naturally look towards those who are more favorably located, to show their bona fides, before going to the expense of putting their land under cane. For instance, the Sandeman Estate is within a mile and a-haif of; the mill site,; but soJ far no effort has apparently been made'by the'proprietors in th...
Telegraphic. Wednesday's News by Wire. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. LONDON, Wed. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Telegraphic. r>i Wednesday's^ News by -Wire. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BRITISH AND FOREIGN. ' 'LOXDOK, Wed. " The mortality in consequence of the heavy floods in the South of France ii now found to be neaily 700 men, women and children. The damage to |>ro|ierty IIHH been enormous, ' and thousands of families bave been ren- dered 'absolutely destitute. ' ' TJie proposed treaty between Japan and Gi cat Britain ia likely to be shelved owing to the antagonistic atti- tude of the Colonial Premiers now in England. The combined Ambassadors have sent an ultim Hum, to the Forte stating that unless Turkey at once ceases to , despatch troops to Crete, I hey will withdiaw and break off any further negotiations. It is stated that the Sultan is in; tenselv~moitified~tbat his personal letter to_ the Great Powers should have met with so curt u reception. It is stated that he is determined to cany out his intentions with regard to Crete iii spite of the warning received from tlie Ambassadors, and t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Bakers and housewives, use only Lake of the Woods Flour, manufactured from choice Canadian hard wheat, and pronounced by ex- perts to be the best Sour ni the world. It will produce loo 21b loaves more to the ton than any other brand of flour ra the market. Walsh & ?0., Cairos and Port Douglas districts, 1 ' tr ^
No title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
The Worter calls on the Labor Party to depose Mr Glassey as .leader, of the i' push," because he failed the other night in the House to consult his - colleagues before consenting to an adjournment of the debate on the Federa- tion Bill. The following telegram from Mr D. Butterworth, Charters Towers; to Mr Geo. Bardon, Cairns, was received yesterday : " Eighty-six Queens lost, last shot three be- hind seven Thursday." Naturally, the reader will want to know what "that' means."- It has been interpreted lliusly: "Eighty-six is the highest' score so far in the Queen's prize. I lost in the last shot, and am now second, be- ing three behind the first man. The seven hundred yards range will be shot on Thurs- day-" i ' The necessity for a new rifle range has been long apparent, as the present ate, is alto- gether unsuitable for the purpose.'"Now that theie is a talk of forming a branch of the Cairns Rifle .Club at the Mulgrave, would it not be aswell'to make an attempt to get a site for a r...
Police Court. SATURDAY, 10TH JULY. (Before Mr B. R. Stafford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Police Court SATURDAY, I OTU JULY. .Before Mr B. R. Stafford, P.M.) W. Joncs, R. Miks and L. Donovan, three sailors of H.M.S. Rapid, were chaigcd by Constable Behan with disorderly conduct in Chinatown on the night of the Oth inst. " Accussed all p'eaded guilty. The P.M.7 -addressing the accused, S3¡d that everyone was glad to sec the sailors from the'Navy come ashore and have a good time, so long as they kept within reasonable bounds, but in the present case a most disgraceful row had taken place through the fault of a few men from the Rapid who liad destroyed the property of people against whom .they had no grudge or cause of complaint. He would fine each of tlie-accused ki, with the alternative of one month in jail. ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
»il H , Ï USE ÏÏU HUMS RICE AND PEPPER Grown in the District »nd mimafiic , ,, tared locally »t tlie ,' CfilihSS, RICE, COFFEE, and SPICE J , *j MILLS, i Esplanade, Cairns. , ¡_,_WALSH & Co-, AGBNTS. | f;oi'.0 T USE ONLY "MYOKiJI." O O rTBS . ? (iro»n «tMyol*, «air Barron)Falls, 1 Caima, N.&lt;¿ The Registered Brand is an Alligator. WALSH & Co., SOLE AGENTS.
"MORNING POST." "Neither by fear nor by favor, but by Truth alone." Thursday Morning, July 15, 1897. NORTHERN LOCAL AUTHORITIES CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
»vównü&M^P1 )¡'"Neither Sp 'fear 'nor¡ty favorjèm't'ty'f ? Truth atone." nusisy Mótala». July i». ltt7. NORTHERN LOCAL AUTHORITIES! CONFERENCE. '7 To-day > the delegates'of ¿he différant Northern Local Authorities will meet in «inference to consider some weighty matters, .which will have more > or leas inflqence",upon"the"prosperity,"of. the. North for many years to comit. Our Local Authorities stem reality gnrnmeml Parliaments, and the prosperity of "a 'dis- trict, espseislry in the remote and un 8ettled,partà,!»often depends to a gnat' degree upon the powers of its Divisional Boart.ftr.l^iampal CosmeiLjiTbe;"; piece de resistance" at this' particular banquet will be the new Local GovanaSMMsVBfll, which it is proposed to «put upon "vat SututeBoeks a»xt;iiassip.;T The rtecas-, sity of radicar amendment" "of "our Local Government Acts has been apparent for many years past, and it will be one of the duties of the Conference to make auch suggestions to the Government aa m...
Cairns Naval Brigade Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Cairas Naval Brigade Balli The-Cairns *¡Naval Brigade and success fja'jre b^cpiçe^suph'ihséparablcs in the minds of Cairns residents that it almost sounds like needless repeti- tion to say that the annual bal!, held under the auspices of the Brigade pn Friday last tin the?> Divisional vHall. was a' brilliant success'. "There 'must have been 120 couples present during the evening, and that all went thqre to. enjoy themselves goes without say- ing. .The,floor was at-times incon- veniently crowded ' with* dancers;* but this is a fault, which, we are'sure the members of the Brigade will regard with a most lenient eye. The music was supplied by Messrs T. Nisbet (piano), H. Emmons ^ violin),' and \V\ Taylor (bass vbil)', :and "that ' it" was perfect for dancing scarcely, needs to be added. Owing to anv unfortunate mistake on the part of some one,' a certain amount of inconvenience was caused-by; the manner in .which the floor -had * been *- prepared; *-- Boracic acid was,the substance ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Walsh & Co.'s Wines, Beer and Spirt List :-Whiskies (case and bulk)-Glendee Special, Usher's Special, J.R.D., ... Royal Blend, Gaelic, and any other brands asked for. Brandy (case)-Hennesy's * and ***, Martdi's do., Boomerang (this is a splendid brandy, and cheap), Canrobert's ***, Balk Brandy. Hennesy's Bisquit du Bouche. Splendid Port and'Sherry Wines, Rum (case and bottle)-Foreign and Colonial. Gin: A.V.H., and Kiderlen's. Schnapps: Wolfe's, Kiderlen's and Burkc's. Absinthe. Beer (case and bulk)-Bulk > and, Bulimba bottled (7s 6d per dozen), J. Aitkens & Co.'s Life Buoy brand, Bull Dog 'Ale, Kupper's Lager. -Stout-Bull Dog, Guiness (bottled by, A., and J. Burke), Rcid's Dogs Head, Bulimba bottled Stout, 7s 6d per dozen. NICHOLAS FYNN, Auctioneer âfirllIT. *~>--s»->¿* ¿f TrnttSSStf&vzHi&sfii MACROSSAN STREET, 'iTiiaU > >.T^>fî!(li,ooc! bl Port POM4&lt;l«-al.
Cairns Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Cairns Divisional Board. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of the Cairns Divisional Board was held in the Divisional Hall on Friday last. Present : Messrs T. Mackey (in the chair), W. J. Munro, I. E. Fretwell, C. S. S. Ross, and W. D. Hobson. CoRKESPONUESCE. Included in the correspondence dealt with were the following communications : j From the Municipal Council, statiug I that no funds were available to join the Board in making a road through to the selection of Mr C. Levis. .* Mr Fretwell thought it advisable to write to the Council stating' that the latter had promised to pay half of the expense of making the road some con- siderable time ago. The Chairman (Mr Mackey) pointed out that the promise had not been made to the Board, but to" Mr Levis himself. From the same, asking the Board to appoint some of its members to confer sith a sub-committee of the Council re- garding the preliminary arrangements for the Conference of Northern Local Authorities to'be held on 15th and 16th ins...
Barron Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Barron Divisional Board. A meeting of the above Board was held in the office of the Secretary (Mr A. J. Draper) on Tuesday last. Present: Messrs N. McLean (Chairman), Mason, D. Thomatis, R. A. Till«, C. P. Anderson. C. Standen, and B. Hampe. 1 COstHBWONDBMCB. Î » ** Included in the corraapondauoe. were the following letters : From the Stanthorpe Divisional Board, re differential endorsements on rates and urging the classification of Crown Lands for rating purposes. From the Town Clerk, Cairns, pointing out the importance of the forthcoming Conference of Northern Local Authorities and urging the necessity for as full repre- sentation as possible of each of the Authorities in Cairns. From M. Tennie, asking that a road be constructed to Welcome Pocket by way of the selections of Messrs Favicr and Parr, and stating that he would obtain the necessary authority for such con- struction provided the Board »ere agree- able. From the same, stating that if the Board would survey a road from hi...
Cairns Turf Club. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 15 July 1897
Cairns Turf Club. A meeting of the members of the Cairns Turf Club was held in the office of the Secre- tary (Mr A. J. Draper) on Monday night, to decide whether or not to hold a one day's nice meeting in connection with the annual showr, and at what place to hold such meeting. There were present-Messrs Neil McLean (Chairman), J. F. HoUis, M. Walsh, J. P. Canny, J. Craig (jim.), I. E. Fretwell, H. Barr, F. Cope, W. J. Munro, and F. Pyne. After reading the notice convening the meeting, the Chairman said that last year's meeting had proved successful, and it was now a question whether just as successful a meeting could not be held this year on the Cairns course. There was one course at the Show Grounds and two at the Mulgrave, and if it was decided to have a one day's meeting, the question was " Where shall it be held." Mr W. J. Munro-What is our posi- tion? Mr A. J. Draper-We have a balance of ¿35 on one account and a credit balance of ¿20 on another. That makes us £15 to the bad. Mr...