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BRISBANE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
BRISBANE HOSPITAL. Iv-doob patients remaining last week 81 Received during the week ending Feb ruary 15 ... ... ... ... IS Discharged 24 Died 1 Bemaining in Hospital ... ... CO Out-door patients receiving refief in money and rations 79 Visiting Surgeon for ensuing week, Dr. Gunn. Out-door patients are requested to attend daily at 10 ajn. J. Rrsooitßß Lajtbdows, House Surgeon.
MAITLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
MAITLAND MARKETS. Friday, February 9.—Business: The whole-&lt;*> sale stores have been busy during the week for-&lt;*> warding goods up country. The retail trade continues dull. M*i*e-—There is very little maize now offer ing in the market, stock* being rather bare. A few sales have taken place this week at 4e 6d per bushel. Bran and Pollard.—There is a good demaia&^ ■ for both bran and pollard; prices are steady at £6 per ton wholesale. Hay.—There is no desire to speculate in hay in eonsequenee of the glutted state of the Bydney market—Quotations vary from £t 10» to £4 per ton. Green Food.—Luoerne, 6s to 7s per out load. *^ Poultry.—Fowls, 8s Id to Ss 6d per pair: ducks, 8s to 3s 6d per pair wholesale; geese, 6s to 6s ncr pair wholesale ; oock turkeys, 7s to 8» per pair; hen turkeys, 4s per pair. Farat and Dairy Produce.—Butter, lOd to la perlb.; eggs, lOd per dozen; bacon in demand, at fid to 7kd l^r lb.; cheese, fid to 7d per lb., scarce. Vegetables....
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
SYDNEY MARKETS. The prices quoted are those in transactions between the producer and the first purchaser Flour.—Fine (silk-dressed), £24; seconds, £22 per ton of 2000 lbs. per Bran.—ls 6d per bushel. Bread.—«d per 21b loaf. Butchers' Meat.—Beef 2tf to B|d, mutton 8d to Sid, pork 5d to 6d, real 4d to 6d per lb. | lamb 4s 6d to &lt;W per quarter. Poultry, Game, and Dairy Produce.—Fowl* 2s 6d to Bs, ducks 3s to 3i 6d, geese 6s to 7fc turkeys 6s to 15s, pigeons Is 3d to Is 6d, rabbits 2s 6d to 8s per couple t roasting pirn 4s 6d to 6s each j butter Is 9d, cheese 9d to lOd, bacon and hams 9d to lOd, lard 7d to 8d per lb; eggs Is 8d to Is 6d per dozen. Vegetables.—Potatoes, 8s to 10s, onions, 10s ' to 12s per cwt.; cabbages, 2s to 10s, lettuces, Is to 2a, pumpkins, 6s to 9s, marrows, 2s to Bs* cucumbers, Is to 2s per dosen ; turnips, 2s to Bs, carrot*, 2s to 3i, parsnips, 2s to 3s, beetroot, 8s to 6s, celery, 9s to 12s, rhubarb, 2s to 3s per dosen bunches; green peas, 6s to 9s, Fr...
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
LATEST Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. Fmbttabt 16.—Leichhardt, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 273 tons, Captain W. Smith, from Rockhamp ton, Gladstone, and Maryborough. Passengers: Mrs. W. Keith and family (2), Mrs. Johnson and family (4), Mrs. Thompson and family (4), Miss Stephens, Messrs. J. W. Armstrong, J. H. Mulholland, R. Graham, Rush, W. Keith, C. F. Elliott, C. F. Gregory, 8. J. Thompson, C. Zeitz, R. Cran, Austin, H. Clarke, F. J. Brierly, Kelly, T. J. M'Farlane, Jardine, G. B. Forbes, Townend. Barton, Corbett, W. Rush, Blomfield, Anderson, Truecht, Macalister, and 65 in the steerage. February 16. —Telegraph, A.S.N. Co.'s, s., 867 tons, Captain Fitzsimmons, from Sydney the 13th instant. Passengers: Miss Newman, Miss Robinson, Mrs. Brock, Mrs. Chard, Rev. J. Sharp, Messrs. W. Fullcrton, D. Gadsden, B. Hopkins, J. Monroe, X. Walton, J. Reid, J. Rose, Simpson, Deighton, Dawson, and 20 in the steerage.
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
IMPORTS. Leichhardt, s., from Northern Ports: 1 pack age, G. Slater; 1 parcel, Lieut. Heath; 40 bales wool, Bright Brothers; 3 packages, C. Maine ; 1 bundle, R. Bulcock; 1 case, Flavelleßrothers; 4 hones, Passengers; 1 case, R. Buckley: 1 case, J. Murray; 20 bales wool, Order. The Telegraph, b., cleared Sydney Heads at 6.45 p.m. on Tuesday, passed Smoky Capo on Wednesday, at 5 p.m., and Point Lookout on Thursday, at 7.45 p.m. She rounded Cape Horeton at 10.30 p.m., and came to anchor at the bar on Friday, at 1.30 p.m., to wait for tide. At 7 a.m. she weighed, ftad passed through Francis' channel Arriving at the Company's wharf here at 830 a.m. All through the passage she had mode rate and unsteady winds, chiefly from the north north-east, and fine weather. The Cawarra, s., was passed off Diamond Head, on Wednesday, at 11.15 a.m; also the Lady Young, s., next day, off Lennox Head, at 11 a.m., and the Yam Yarra, s., at 4.30 p.m , about ten miles north of Point Danger. Inside the Richm...
QUEENSLAND BUILDING SOCIETY, NO. 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
QUEENSLAND BUILDING SOCIETY, NO. 1. THE thirty-eighth monthly meeting of the Queensland Building Society, No. 1, was held on Monday evening, in the rooms of the association. The directors present by rotation were Messrs. H. Buckley, B. S. Warry, and W. T. Blakeney, and there wit a very good attendance of the shareholders. At the conclusion of the routine business of payment of instalment* and sale of shares, Mr. Bucklky read The Directors' Third Annual Report of the Queensland Building Society, No. I.—As on former occasions, the directors hare again to submit to the shareholder* their *nnn»l report, and have the satisfaction of stating that the prosperity, uniform progress, and marked suc cess of the society during the past year hare proved quite equal to those of any preceding corresponding period. The auditors' tabulated statement hereto ap pended shows that the sum of £89,037 10s. has been adranced on purchased shares during the currency of the society; and, after deducting inter...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. February 15.—Lady Bowen, s., from Bris-&lt;*> bane; Casino, barque, from Adelaide; Osprey, barque, from Melbourne; Lochinvar, from the Downs; West Hartley, schooner, from Ade- laide. DKPAKrtnua. February 15.—City of Brisbane, s., for Bris bane ; Baliina, s., for Graiton.
MELBOURNE. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
MELBOURNE. February 10. The London Chartered Bank have resumed their advances to the Government. The Duke of St. Albans arrived here by the Erl King. February IS. The advices received by the mail have had the effect of making business quiet, and little is doing. Wheat is falling rapidly. The Parliament assembled yesterday. Sir Francis Murphy was again elected Speaker, and that by a large majority. February 14. Parliament has mot. The address in reply to the Governor's speech has been passed by the Assembly. The Legis lative Council have postponed the consideration of it until Tuesday next. The Government intend to reduce the rate of inland postage to twopence. Wheat is quoted at 7s. per bushel. February 15. Despatches have been received to the effect that the Privy Council has reversed the deci sion given in the case of Dillimore v. the Government, thus affirming the right of the latter to deal with pastoral lands. Mr. Lalor has been again elected Chairman of Committees by the Legis...
ADELAIDE. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
ADELAIDE. February 10. A publican named Forester has been mur-&lt;*> dered at Gilbertown by a shoemaker named M'Donald. Wheat is quoted at 7s. 10d. per bushel. February 13. Numerous robberies have been reported lately as having taken place in the suburbs. A large meeting has been held in reference to the advancement of the Intercolonial Exhi bition. Wheat is now quoted at 7s. Bd. per busheL February 14. The tender of the Australasian Steam Navi gation Company, for the conveyance of m*\h to King George's Sound, has been accepted. The blacks are still very troublesome in the North, and arc threatening to attack the Lake Hope stations. The prospects of drought are ceasing. February 15. The Ellen Lewis ha* arrived from the Northern territory, bringing with her Colonel Finniss and forty other members of the party. At the time of Mr. M'Kinlay's arrival there, there was great confusion. He soon succeeded in restoring order. Mr. M'Kinlay has discovered some splendid country south...
EUROPEAN NEWS [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
EUROPEAN NEWS THE following telegraphic intelligence is taken from the Sydney Empire of the 13th Instant. We use it, as being the latest yet re-&lt;*> ceived:— London, January 6. Tiie military revolt in Spain is spreading. Dou Carlos, Generals Primm and Letarde lead- Ing the insurgents. Martial law is proclaimed v Madrid. A treaty has been commenced between Eng land and Austria to abolish all differential iuties, and is shortly to be ratified. I Mexican advices report that a revolution has sroken out against Maximilian. All the French poops are to return from Mexico in three ponths. I The state of the markets is inanimate. I At the cotton sales, 8000 bales were sold, the looks being 442,630 bales. Bengal cotton at fed.; fair Dhollera, at 17Jd. I Consols, 87i. I Bunk discount, 7 per cent. I Australian copper, £108 per ton. I The wool sales closed on the 6th December. ■hey were well attended, and bidding was §Uk at full rates. I London, January 12. ■ A large reduction has b...
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. THE official declaration of the result of the polling in the several wards of the city, took place on Wednesday afternoon, in the large room of the Town Hall. The Mayor (Mr. A.J. Hoddngt) presided, and there was a large attendance of ratepayer*. The Ma yob, in opening the proceedings, con gratulated the ratepayers on their meeting, for the first time, in that noble halL All had heard of the battles of gauges and bridges, and the battles about the Town HalL He had great pleasure in being the first person to whose lot it had fallen to address a meeting there. None would be prepared to dispute the great advantage which the hall would be to a city such as this as a place for the holding of public meetings ; and that advantage being 1 secured to the citizens free of all cost, must also ' add to its importance. In addition to having the room in which they were met, there was a suite of offices arranged with the best of taste; and their being obtained also free of ...
DALBY. February 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
DALBY. February 14. At the municipal elections, on Tuesday, Gibson polled 55; Bowerman, the same num-&lt;*> ber; and O'Keefe, 47. The two former were declared duly elected, in the room of Sexton and Bkelton; Alderman MHstead was elected Mayor, to-day, for the current year. There was a smart contest. The weather is dry and hot. Trade is quiet.
WARWICK. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
WARWICK. February 10. AT the trial crushing of some of the quarts from Messrs. Bidgway and Company's claim on the Prince of Wales Beef, the yield per ton averaged 12 ozs. 1 dwt. 12 grains. February 16. The weather for the last few day* hu been very oppressive, and the thermometer Imi •hown 92 degrees in the sliade. There was a thunder storm this evening aocompanied with heavy rain. It it hope&lt; that rain will continue, the farmers requiring it Little business is doing.
ROCKHAMPTON. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. February 10. It is notified that on and after Monday next the several banks will revert to their forme business hours. Mr. Larnach will thus be [?] lieved from the unpleasant position in which [?] was placed by those who requested him to brea through the arrangement made by his broth&lt; bank managers. It is publicly stated that the Neies new paper it defunct. February 14* Mr. J. H. Palmer hu issued an address the electors of Port Curtis. The steamer James Paterson, whilst comh to the wharf to-day, with a strong tide, bro one of her plates on the port side, and imn diately commenced to leak greatly. The engineers have been at work all day, a hare succeeded in clearing her of water. Very little of the cargo it damaged.
STATEMENT OF REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
STATEMENT OF REVENUE. COIXBCTKD AT THS tIYXKAI POSTS Of *HB COIOKT BY THE CVROXS DSFAnXXVT Dimive txb Tbax m>wo Daczxßm SI, 1865. Total* Brisbane... Ipswich ... Maryborough Gladstone Bookhcunpton St. I*WJTflllCfl Pioneer Hirer Port Donison Olereknd Bay Oardwell... Ports. 118,981 6,648 18 9 no return £ ■. d. 57,422 10 5 28£09 14 7 4,526 19 8 408 12 11 17,064 6 1 BjtriU. 2 5 11,249 13 846 10 7 £ ■. d. 6,228 13 10 1,727 11 11 596 6 6 48 0 0 1,807 11 7 Wtaes. 6 7,916 19 11 ... 26819 6 57 19 0 16 9 8 677 9 6 £ a. d. 6,898 2 3 28,808 19 1,481 16 0 £ i. d. 12,054 19 3 7,260 4 11 1,870 7 0 472 10 8 5,870 1 6 Totaoeo. 4 1,411 17 £ •. d. 356 18 2 827 8 9 251 14 6 128 18 2 36S17 7 optauB. 2 11,555 18 S85*"7 9 £ a. d. 8,860 10 9 11 16 0 542 6 3 164 12 6 1,801 1 0 Tea. 8 1,848 ... 63' "6 0 *" 78 5 6 19 17 6 225 14 6 £ i. d. 1,471 4 10 Co**. 8 4 16,699 11 11 ... ... 688' 18 10 725 18 3 151 5 7 2,177 19 8 £ a. d. 12,961 0 0 Sugar. 1,827 15 ... ... ... ... ... e 13 5 810 10 11 1,167 8 6 £ ■. d. ...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND, WICKHAM TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
CHURCH OF ENGLAND, WICKHAM TERRACE. A MEETING of the members of this Church was held on Thursday evening, for the purpose of considering what steps should be taken to pro-&lt;*> vide increased church accommodation. About fifty persons were present. The Bey. T. Joins having commenced the proceedings with prayer, stated the object for which the meeting was called together. He said that the members of St. John's Church made an attempt tome time ago to boOd a new church, but he had been informed that the movement was, at present, at a standstill. Both in the Wickham Terrace Church and St. John's there was too little accommodation; and he should be glad to see their own, at all erents, enlarged before the next winter, during which season last rear many could not attend their Dirine service in consequence of the paucity of space. His own idea was that the building should be increased by one-third of its present ■ixe. They had abundance of land for that purpose. This would, howe...
GAYNDAH. (From the Burnett Argus, February 10.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 February 1866
GAYNDAH. (From the Burnett Argus, February 10.) THE weather during the week has been very enjoyable. The sun has not had the oppor-&lt;*> tunity of scorching us up too much, because of the many heavy clouds that occasionally the many heavy occasionally screened us. The ruin that has fallen at intervals has done much good to the grass, and also to gardens; it has moistened the soil sufficiently to induce some of the townspeople to plant various vegetables, Ac, but there has not been more of a rainfall than the soil could absorb. The wind also has been pretty constant in its attendance, and being fresh and cool has also tended to make the days that hare gone very pleasant. Ofe Qcahtz Eekj>. — Reports from the quartz reefs continue favorable. The prospec tors have now two extra hands at work, and are sinking rapidly. Gold can be seen in every shaft yet sunk, and in such quantities as to satisfy the least saiiguino of the payableness of the quartz. From all appearances a v...