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SHIPPING ARRIVALS [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
SBXPPXCTGr. ABBITALS. Ooiobkb €.— Clarence, steamer, 400 fans, Captaia Andley Coots, from Sydney, the 3rd instant. Passengers— Mrs. Wilkinson, Mrs. Holland. Mm. A. Coote, Messrs. If. Ide B. Oarr. A. Scott, a N. Franklin. X V. Barnard, J.ThoroldJi. Phillips. SLHffiflick. Ootridge, H'Intosh, and 13 in thn* steerage. October 6.— Yam, schooner, (1*1 tons, ' OapiBim Finlaysoa,- from Launceston, the ? 19& September. G.Eaff and Co, Agents. ? DKPABTOSX. October 6.— Collaroy, steamer, 400 tons. Captain ChatSeld, for Sydney. Passengers — Messrs. Teas, Bramston, B. Douglas, Johnston, K. Aland, Harris, Captain O'BeOly. and S in the steerage October 6.— Harriett, galliot. 100 tons, Captain Robertson, for Adelaide via New castle, in ballast No passengers. tJCPOBTE. Clarence, from Sydney : 1 horse, 1 buggy. 8. M. Frankland; 1 case hams. .5 cases «alad oil. 40 eases geneva, 6 quarter-casks wine, 5 hogsheads ton, 13 cases, 3 packages tea, 6 cases sardines, 2 cases figs, 12 cases mustard. 6 c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN is pub lished on Tuesdat, Thubsdat, and « S&.TOBDS.T morning*, ana forwarded to Conntry Subscribers by the earliest mails. Per Quarter, in advance ? .-» 9s. Per Quarter, credit ? 10s. Single Number*.. ............. 4d Tha Quarters terminate an.4he 31st March, SMh Jime. 80th September, «na3Ut Decem ber at -which periods only jsaa resignation be received. Notices of resignation will not be attended to unless given in writing. Subscribers will be charged from the date of commencing their subscriptions. ^ ?TEB1IE OF ADVBBnSTJJG. * 6. A. Two lines, or under a quarter of an inch ? - ? ?...' 1. 0 Four lines, or under half an inch..... -8^4. gix lines, or under three-quaifixs ittPV* aninch ? ??.-.... 2 C Eight lines, or under one inch ? 3 0 Every additional eight lines, trader aninch ? .' ? 1 0 THUMB Ol- DBCOOHT. 6 Consecutive Insertions ? 10 '$ cent. 18 „ „ ? 15 „ 26 „ „ . ? 85 „ The number of insertions most be written on the face of each Advertisement, or it ...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
SYDNEY MABEETS. The 5. M. Herald says :— Business has rather improved during the week, which is chiefly owing to the desire to realise, prices tend downwards. The only exception to this is in sugars ; the usual rations were in demand, and sold in large parcels at from £23 to £24 per ton. There has been a little done in ran, and some sales of 30 04). at from 3s. to 3s. Id. ' Ale in bulk is somewhat firmer, and BassVis quoted at £6 15s. In M^V*tfuttJBgsu«saffiJltea'i!fcg8agp and to effect sales reduced rates most be submitted to. Cigars.— Advices from Manila Justify holders in maintaining a firm market. Stocks of cigars are low, and we hear but of one shipment coming on. Quotations for Manilas are 60s. in bond. There is nothing new in tobacco. Some speculation in half pounds. Southern make, has taken place in Melbourne ; our stock of the article is very limited. Good tins of favorite brands are worth 3s. 3d. to 3s. 6d. for southern. Cigars have been in better demand; Manilas, 56s. to ...
COMMERCIAL [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
OQ-M-M-EROT ft Ti. Dukiko the earlier part of last week and the beginning of this the continued wet has caused an almost suspension of business. The only circamstanoe worthy of notice in the produce market is the arrival of the Yarn with a full cargo. The Clarence also brings a considerable cargo of general merchandise, amongst which there is a large amount of sugar.
QUEENSLAND ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
QUEENSLAND ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY. The council of this Society held its usual monthly meeting on Tuesday last, at mid day, in one of the Parliament-house com mittee rooms. The members present were: The President, Hon. Colonel O'Connell, M.L.C., the Honorary Secretary, Mr. L. A. Beruays, Messrs. Stephens M-L.A., Darvall, Hill, and Dr. Caunan. TEKDEBS. The Honorary Secretary stated that ten ders for grubbing up the stumps in the So ciety's reserve at York's Hollow, bad been handed in as follows : — John Kelly, work to be completed in eight months, £12 10s. per acre; W. and J. Hillicr and H. Parslo, ditto, six months, £10 ditto; John Hill, ditto, four months, £S 12s. ditto; Bobert Adams, ditto, six weeks, £S ?5s_- gjtto_; Jt P..R«''iaiix-.pfl ,fe''V6Puq-fi'-tU wmpletedfanineinbntlis. IS Bittf; 'William Adams, ditto, two months, £7 19s ditto, offers security; John Flyn, ditto, four months. £7 per acre ; Barker, Hailam and Co., ditto, six months, £5 10s. ditto ; George Hack, ditto, four...
PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. On Tuesday evening last, the usual monthly meeting of this Society came off in the Board-room of the Hospital, there being a large number of members present. The chair was taken by the Chief Justice, in his quality of President of the Society. Sy-tbe'-Houbrary'secretaryr, 'Sevl Mr'.' Bliss, ' and approved. There was a ballot for two additional members, who were elected unanimously. Papers were promised by the Chief Justice, who excused himself for not being ready with oue for the present meet ing, bat would be so for the next; and also by Messrs. Tiffin and Le Gould. The Secretary announced bis readi ness to dispose of two cases of stuffed English birds to the Society at first cosst and his offer was accordingly accepted. A communication from the Lands and Works Office, containing an offer of one acre of land on the North-quay for the site of a Museum and other buildings, was read to the meeting by the Secretary. He likewise submitted to their consideration a ...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
SZOTCES AJSTD XTOWS. Oh Tuesday Hermann Gadner, a German, took the oath of allegiance before the police Bench, preparatory to obtaining letters of natursliaaUon, Am (ntoNfiing aUwovery.ef » wrtftlu im portww toft* |»ftr into, bn bm »? cently communicated to Mr. Hill, the Curator or our Botanic Garden. The public are aware that this very efficient practical Botanist was the first to discover that a flax of excellent quality might be manufactured from the stalk of the wild plant, scientifi cally termed the Sida Betiua. Mr. Hill has subsequently had the satisfaction of hearing from England that not only were the experi ments made in that country successful in obtaining a superior description of flax, but it has been further ascertained that a pnlp, h^r:#4apted to the manufacture of a' coarse description of paper, may be obtained from the boon-waste which remains after the harl has been parted from the retted stalk of this now valuable textile plant. We are glad to perceive that the sug...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
SEW ZEALAND. Intelligence has been received in Sydney from Otago to the 26th, and from Am»VI»nfl to the 28th ultimo. No advance movement of the farces had been made, the General in command await ing the arrival of the steamers with rein foreements. It is stated that the Maories are inclined to sue for peace. A considerable body of the hostile natives bad returned to Manakan, and crossed the Waflcato Biver. TheGovemment had commissioned agents to proceed to Sydney for the purchase of horses. They had alee given orders for the buOOing of two additional gnu-boats, of wmilaT construction to the one just arrived from Sydney.
WEDNESDAY, 7TH OCTOBER, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
ispBi-HBgpAT,.riH'onwSi£1^!i'!ri-' . Befav B. Cribb. Chairman, and Henry Snttaashaw, Esquires, J.P.'*, J DBOHK AKD nroanim.T X3w Anne Foster:— This woman ap peanS to be a thorough raprobate. Only pn SAaiy last, 'by her own confession, had she Wen rnlf«Brd from throe months con fluemtatlngaoL ThecUargeonthepreseiit ocoaaf in was being drunk and so disorderly «wt ttewpiBhendtngooiiitable. BsnftJMd tainv.ist balfca-upown In the hfc* of ftiaab iflae w« mm Wmm ASSMJI/nNG A WIFE. James Warrell. forgetting the axiom that the nun who raises his band to a woman, save in the way of kjndness, is a brute, whom it were gross flattery to call coward, was charged with having brutally assaulted Ins wife, whose face bore upon it the result of the most severe punishment. The Bench ordered that he should enter into sureties of the peace for 6 months, him self in £40, and two sureties in £20 each. The alternative being that lie would bo im prisoned for that period in default. DASGEEOUS LUNATIC. John We...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 6TH OCTOBER, 1863. BEFORE J. Petrie, Chairman, and Henry Price Buttanshaw, Esquires, J.P.'s DRUNKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
CENTBAL POLICE CQDBT. ,» . /TuefDAT, 6th Octobeb, 1863. BefobeJ. Petrie, Chairman, and Henry Price Bnttanshaw, Esquires, J-P.'s. DBDKSKESS. Samuel Jefferson fined 6s. James Muel ler, a German, pleaded guilty to having been drunk, but as he had been locked up for 16 hoars he was discharged with, a caution. STEAUNe TEOM THE PEESOS. John Kennedy and Catherine Kennedy, his wife, were jointly charged on remand *iib stealing from tjw person of Thomas Obaaon eight on- jtouoa note' eiul » «HrB- vftttWIW M ttrtwtt, Tfc? «?J40fifl* taken upon the previous examination having been read over the case iras proceeded ?with. William Ontram Anderson, jwinter ana gilder, residing in '*Forti- tude Galley, deposed, that he know tho pnsonen by sight; remem bered Friday. 2nd instant, on which oc casion he gave the prisoners into the custody ofSorgeaat Maloney in conseqoence of infor mation Uiat a robbery had been committed ; accompanied them some short distance with Sergeant Maloney and Constable Flahert...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
TELEGRAPHIC TSn3Mtrss (FEOM OUB OWN C0BBESF3KDEKTS.) KVJlNEr. A meetisg of the inhabitants of Bathurst has been held to-day, to take steps for the protection of the town against the incursion and depredations of bushrangers. The depredations of the bushrangers at Bathurst have been made a subject of com ment in the Assembly, and the members generally declared their satisfaction at the preparations for self defence made by the people of the town. A report has been re ceived that the police have taken Burke, the bushranger, breaking his arm and shoot ing his horse in the struggle. The Urara, steamer, has left for Bris bane. October?. The Supreme Court has granted a rule tun for a new trial in the case of Dyne v. Byan, arising out of the match for £1000 between Traveller and Kyogle. Mr. Ifickson, the Superintendent of Pilots, has discovered the wreck of the Mimosa, and recovered the bodies of Mr. and Mrs. IvelL Mr. Bunbury. the solicitor, has been struck off the rolls of the Supreme Co...
SELFISH POLICY. (CONTRIBUTED.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
SELFISH POLICY. fCONTBmCTED-l Those seven hundred wretched human beings, tottering, hideously famine-stricken and deformed by starvation, their gaunt limbs scarce shrouded by tho foul and loath some rags that but ill sufficed to cover their skeleton forms, to the gate of a British asylum for the poor, only to find that but one seventh of their whole number could obtain even the relief of a poor-house, are a sin gular instance of the workings of the ' glo rious constitution,' us applied to Ireland. What monstrous absurdity is this ? A great audglorious oation.forsooth, where the grim spectre, famine, stalks ravening throughout the length and breath of the land, not only in hapless Ireland, but in ' merry England.' iu 'bonnte Scotland.' and no where more horribly appalling than in the great metropolis of the Jworld— London. Whence comes this paradox? How arises thisgreposterousabsurdityofonailifyin^ with, of whose population are plunged in the lowest abyss of human degradation ? Selfi...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
NEW SOUTH WALES. The following extracts are copied from die Sydney journals of the 3rd instant : — A fatal accident has occurred at Batburst. A boy, six years of age, was coming from school when a wild cow rushed at him and drove its horns behind die boy's car into bis skulL The child died uiBtantaueonsly. In the Assembly, the following calls for particular notice: — On Tuesday evening last. Mr. Madeay moved the adoption or the report of tlie select committee on the har bour defences, and entered into an elaborate review of all the proceeding* during the Ust ten years relative to *he defences of Fort pAScnt -SaSfKSo7'lricl! -wens, fn S3&*, that die most effective mode of defence was tlie erection of a fort on die reef known as dic Sow and Pigs.— On Wednesday, Mr. Piddington moved the adjournment of die House, fur the purpose of bringing under notice the disclosures made by recent tele grams with respect to die state of crime in the Western district. A Jong and Important deba...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
v- ADELAIDE. Iu die Legislative Assembly the motion proposing to suit the English msil on board the steamer was negatived on die ground of expense. Ill the Legislative Council, Mr. Baker called attention to die importance of in. creasing accommodation for large vessels at the Port, and stated that while he was in Eneland'lfLr£B fiblDOWnp.ni lilcn AmAn .aIi. jeeted to send vessels to Adelaide on account of insufficient accommodation. $4000 are pn tts Estimates for this purpose. Tha haiftveerir wnetf of din JIoonH declared, SJj per share. This is the fourth, dividend since the establishment of die mine — two dividends of £10 and two of £5 per share. The Payment of Troops Bill was intro duced into the Assembly. The terms of tbe Duke of Newcastle's despatch were negatived as being unconstitutional. The Northern Territory Bill was read a first time. The land will bo sold on fixed dates in England and Australia. ' ' The receipts as fees in Torrens' office for ? the last month amount to £3...
MELBOURNE. October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
MELBOURNE. October 6. The prosecution of the late Directors of the Provident Institute is goingon. Nearly th« whole Bar is retained for the defence. October 7. The trial of the Directors of the Provident Institute still occupies the Supreme Court The proceedings are vary slow. A large deficit is exhibited in the return of tho General Bevenne for the past quarter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
?pEISBAUEIilUMCIPALnT.— Tenders X- arc hereby invited for the following works, vii. — For the filling up of approach to Boundary Creek Bridge. ? For tlie cutting and formation of North Quay. ^* Plans and fepeciGcatioqs of works to be seen st the Office of Clerk of Work*. ^ -Tenders will b# received st the Offias of
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
VICTORIA. Feom our Victorian files to die 24di ult., we copy the subjoined extracts : — The late Governor of Victoria. Sir Henry Barkly. left by the Northam on Saturday last. 'He and Lady Barkly proceed to the Mauritius. by|way of Bombay. Miss Blanche Barklv goes to England via Southampton. A * little hitch has occurred f« respect to the preliminary arrangements for the forthcoming intercolonial match. A Victorian crew lias been selected, as also one for New South Wales, but the former arc not at present satisfied that their pro mised opponents are such as ought to enter into competition with them. It has been designed from the first that the race should be only between unaienrs, for it can hardly be expected that any of our crews should pull successfully against those who have been bred to the trade of waterman in a place so celebrated for its oarsmen as Sidney. All this was duly considered at a nicctin!? of the Intercolonial Rowing Match Committ e held on Thursday last, and it was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
patltetttims gMurfisaimte. A.TENT WINDOW BLIND MANU FACTORY, QUEENSTREET (Opposite to Messrs. Baffs Wharf Brisbane - JOHN TRACEY, PROPRIETOR. (Con doctor of Business, and Successor to the late Hr James Barron and Mr. B Telfori. of London, Birmingham and Dublin,patentees.) begstosble that he is now prepared to^ eeiveOBDERS Cor WINDOW BLINDS of every description, viz.;— Hmvre Shutters, for outside of windows, to fold or slide; Green Venetian Shades, for inside or ont aae,fo draw up and down; Patent Spring or Common Roller Holland Blinds ; Sprjni Boiler Ticken Blinds, for shop fronts, veran dahs, &c; Perforated Zinc and Gawe Wire, for office, parlor, or sitting-room windows. Also. Gauze Wire, mosquito proof, inserted in frames, to fill the opens of-windows, doors, Ac.; French Casements and Joinery, executed on a superior principle. SHEEPWASHING MACHINES— BINGHAM'S WELL-KNOWN PAT TERN.— Parties wishing to be supplied ' this year in May, June, or July, arerequested ' to send in t...
BALLAARAT RACES. FIRST DAY, OCTOBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 8 October 1863
BALLAABAT BACES. FIBST DAT, OCT0r.EE 1. After the Champion Race die following races took place : — The District Plate of 73 sovs.; en try .3 sovs. ; handicap ; once round and a dis tance. Mr. J. John's b g Bosh. 6 T-ears, 9st.31b. 1 U. C. Mount's br ii Saddler, 5 years, Sst. 121b ? 2 W. Warren's br ui blink Bdnny, 5 years, kit. 41b ? 3 Second year of the Fifth Biennials, for three-year olils. of 10 sov?. each, witii JO0 sovs, added. Distance, ouc mile and a half. Weight, colU, Sst. 71b.; fillies. Sst. 41b. The second horse to receive 10 per cent, of tho gross stake; and the third to save his stake. Mr. Bavin's b.c. Triumph ? 1 Lang's b fAruma ? 2 Dowling'sblc Devil-may-care ? 3 Previous to starting Triumph bolted, and tlircw his rider, but wou easily. SECOSD DAY, FEIDAV, OCTOBER 2. Maiden Plate, of 50 sovs.; entrance, 3 sovs.; ono mile and a half; weight for age. Mr. J. John's b g Bamblcr, aged ? 1 Dear Boy, Sir Patrick, Triumph, and Mel bourne bolted. Ballanrat Handicap, of 220 sov...