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LATE NEWS. By the "Jenny Lind " we have Sydney papers to the 3rd instant. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 17 August 1861
LATE NEWS BY the "Jenny Lind " we have Sydney &nbsp; papers to the 3rd instant. &nbsp; The troops, it is anticipated, will have &nbsp; reached Lambing Flat but nothing &nbsp; definite is known as to what, if anything, &nbsp; &nbsp; has been done. So far as advices have yet &nbsp; gone, the aspect of things is rather alarming. &nbsp; lt may be quite true, as the friends of the rioters aver, that everything is quiet at the &nbsp; Flat, and that the rights of persons and of &nbsp; property are at present well respected. But it is equally true, as the same parties admit &nbsp; - nay, almost rather triumphantly - that the diggers are arming, and will probably resist any attempt to apprehend such of the lead- &nbsp; &nbsp; ing rioters as still remain on the gold field. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The supremacy of the law, if it is to be &nbsp; maintained at all,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 17 August 1861
WANTED. - An apprentice to the Printing business. Apply "Bulletin" Office, Rockhampton. MAINDEE HOUSE, ROCKHAMPTON. T.P. WILLMETT, the Proprietor of the above establishment, begs to in- &nbsp; timate to Gentlemen visitin Rockhampton, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; that they will meet with all the comforts of a home at moderate charges. GOOD STABLING. &nbsp; &nbsp; CONVEYANCE OF MAILS. General Post Office, Brisbane, July 27, 1861. CONVEYANCE being required for the Post Office Mails from and to the under- mentioned places, for one or two years, from the 1st of January, 1862, persons disposed to &nbsp; contract for providing Conveyance for the same are invited to transmit their offer in writing to this Office, before 12 o'clock on Tuesday, the 1st day of October next, en- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; dorsed "Tender for Conveyance of Mails." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1. From ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
Shipping Intelligence ARRIVAL. August 21 - Boomerang, Chatfield, from from Sydney 15th instant. Passengers - Mr. Rankin, Mrs. Rankin, and servant, Mr. Kel- man, Mrs. Kelman and servant, Dr.Sherwin, Mr. Ashbury, Miss Connell, Messrs. Martin, T. R. Brown, R. Cox, G. P. Shaw, J. Bennett, T. H. Wright,J. Thompson, T. J.Thompson, and J. Dawson. 24 in the steerage.
MANIFEST OF TUB JENNY LIND. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
MANIFEST OF THE JENNY LIND. For Sydney: 9 casks tallow, 60 ox hides, 3 bundles sheepskins, John Ward ; 1 bale corks, J. E. Rutherford; 12 bales wool, Palmer; 30 boxes soap, Bertram; 4 casks &nbsp; empty bottles, Skardon. &nbsp; The Jenny Lind had fine weather during the first part of the run from Sydney, and after- wards experienced strong southerly and south- westerly gales. She arrived at Gladstone on Sunday, the 11th instant, and sailed from &nbsp; thence on the 13th, arriving at Rockhampton early on Sunday morning. Passed the Don Juan in the rirer, and thc Clarence in Keppel &nbsp; Bay. The Jenny Lind left for Sydney at 9 p.m. on Thursday. The Boomerang left Sydney at 6 pm. on the 15th, arrived at Gladstone on Tuesday, the 20th, at 6 p.m.. left at ll p.m. same night, and arrived at Rockhampton at noon on Wed- nesday. She had moderate southerly winds all the way.
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. August 20th. Before John Jardine, Esq, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT August 20th Before John Jardine, Esq., P.M. &nbsp; &nbsp; John P. Birmingham, v. John Pen- drigh. Mr. Bellas pleaded for plaintiff. This was a charge for non payment of &nbsp; wages; adjourned from Friday, the 16th August. Judgement for plaintiff, 1½ days wages, £1 17s 6d, with costs of court, £1 5s. 6d. &nbsp;
August 21st. Before J.Jardine, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
August 21st. Before J. Jardine, Esq., P.M. George Robins, alias Robinson, was &nbsp; &nbsp; brought before the court, apprehended in Sydney, by virtue of a warrant from the &nbsp; Rockhampton Bench, on a charge of absconding from Mrs Wakefield. Pleaded &nbsp; &nbsp; guilty. Sentenced to be imprisoned in the lock-up for fourteen days, and at the expiration of that time, to be brought up for agreement either to be fulfilled or cancelled, as may be decided Upon. &nbsp;
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
can dance, sing, drink, smoke, make a good &nbsp; speech, and brew a capital bowl of punch. &nbsp; He has black hair, a natural fondness for children, a small appetite, and a great re- spect for old maids. His clothes are good, and his manners unexceptionable. Should his personal services, however, not be re- quired, he is perfectly ready to supply jokes, songs, sermons, speeches, healths, senti- ments and toasts for any festive occasion, and to receive either wood, meat, brandy, cheroots, or kidneys in return. A first-rate "return thanks" for a five-pound note ; and &nbsp; no objection to stand godfather for a months' board and lodging in a respectable fatally. Acamdemical references given - not the slightest credit required - and contributions down. For further particulars address &nbsp; O-a-a, &c. &c. &c. Office of this paper.
LATEST COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
LATEST COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. London, Wednesday morning June 26. &nbsp; " The discount market had not experi- enced any alteration of striking impor- tance, but during the last few days the demand has become somewhat brisker, and a somewhat increased movement has been excited at the Bank of England. The market must be expected to con- tinue rather tight until the market is turned, and the mercantile engagements maturing on the 1st of July are met. Considering the contraction of trade, which is taking place in all directions, and the fact that, notwithstnding the drain to America, gold is accumulating in the Bank, there is an impression that the money market will then become easier, and that a moderate reduction will take &nbsp; place in the rate of discount. In Lombard-street yesterday the rates for the best bills were 5½ to 6 per cent. In the Stock Exchange money had been much wanted, and commanded yes- terday 6 to 7 per cent. on Government securities.
LONDON WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
LONDON WOOL REPORT. June. - The May sales closed on the 6th Jone, with the same firmness and &nbsp; spirit manifested at the opening, and for &nbsp; good and fine flocks from all parts the &nbsp; competition was more keen towards the close: while on middle and faulty par- cels the buyers had to advance. The ar- rivals for July already reach 70,000 bales, &nbsp; and with ships expected, may probably run up the quantity to 90,000 bales. As to the probable range of prices then to be established, much depends on the pros- pects of the harvest and money market. The dulness at Bradford, which has caused so serious a fall in the new clip of the home growth, averaging fully 3d. to 4d. per lb., has produced some flatness in that market ; and it rather confirms the &nbsp; opinion that a decline in wool generally is likely to take place when the great &nbsp; sale of the year commences.
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. Clouds are again gathering over Aus- &nbsp; tria. Discontent increases from hour to hour in Hungary, and it is thought neces- sary to concentrate large masses of troops in Pesth. The state of things in Poland is no &nbsp; better. The new reforms turn out to be mero shams. The exasperated people are more inflamed than ever, and serious disturbances are apprehended. &nbsp; The recognition of the Kingdom, of Italy by France has been officially an- &nbsp; nounced in the Moniteur, and in the French Chamber of Deputies. France has declined a proposal, made by Spain and Austria, that the Catholic European powers should become the joint protectors of the Pope's temporal , &nbsp; power. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Sultan of Turkey is dead, and has been succeeded by his brother. Count Cavour died on the 6th of June. His death is severely felt throughout Italy. A tribute of respect was paid to his memory in the British Parlia...
To the Editor of the Bulletin. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
To the Editor of the Bulletin. &nbsp; &nbsp; MR. EDITOR, - I am glad to have to congratulate the townsfolk of Rock- &nbsp; hampton in having the benefit of an es- &nbsp; tablislied Press : and I am sure the &nbsp; spirited proprietor is deserving the thanks of the whole community for being, as he is, the pioneer of the " Press" in North- ern Queensland. In crawling from under the dray, where I had been smugly ensconced during the late rains that have fallen in abundance, judge my surprise when I fell in, as luck would have it, with the BULLETIN. We all jumped for joy to think that the "Press" had at last actually ap- &nbsp; peared in town. Well, the first thing we did was to make a libation at the shrine &nbsp; &nbsp; of " Bacchus" for its success, which was &nbsp; carried by acclamation. &nbsp; &nbsp; In perusing the BULLETIN'S columns &nbsp; &nbsp; I see Rockhampton has got a "S...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
DEPARTURES Aug. 9.-City of Sydney, steamer, for Mel- &nbsp; bourne; Eagle, steamer, for Wide Bay ; &nbsp; &nbsp; Windhover, for Port Cooper; Buonaparte. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; for Port Denison ; Yarra Yarra, steamer, for &nbsp; &nbsp; Brisbane; Urara, steamer, for Grafton : &nbsp; 10.-Breadalbane, for Auckland ; Lion, for Adelaide ; Coquette, for South Sea Is- &nbsp; &nbsp; lands ; Rifleman, for London. &nbsp; 11Constantine,for London. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 13 -Melanie, for Port Denison, via Rock- &nbsp; &nbsp; hampton ; Policeman, for Melbourne; Bona- &nbsp; parte, for Port Denison, resumed her voyage. &nbsp; 13.-Wonga Wonga, steamer, for Mel- bourne. 14.-Telegraph, steamer, for Brisbane ; &nbsp; Grafton, steamer, for Grafton. &nbsp;
THE FIGHT FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
&nbsp; THE FIGHT FOE THE CHAMPIONSHIP &nbsp; The fight for the championship of the &nbsp; price ring, between Hurst and Mace, &nbsp; came off on the 10th June, on an &nbsp; island in thc Medway. The Times gave &nbsp; the following sickening account of the encounter :-" The contrast between the &nbsp; two men as they entered the ring was &nbsp; even more startlingly disproportionate' &nbsp; than that between Heenan and Sayers. &nbsp; Hurst stood nearly 6 feet 3 inches in &nbsp; height, and weighed sixteen stone, while &nbsp; his gigantic and swarthy chest and limbs, in which the muscles stood out in great &nbsp; folds and knots, lay like bosses of bronze, and made his figure look even larger and &nbsp; more formidable, if possible, than it was &nbsp; in reality. Looking at his massive pro- &nbsp; portions-the evidences of tremendous &nbsp; strength, ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
DEPARTURES. &nbsp; FROM SYDNEY.-Queen of the Fleet, Cissy, Lochiel, Rachel, Bellona, Wave of Life, Vimeira, Annie Armstrong, and Sovereign of the Seas. For MELBOURNE. Washington, Empress &nbsp; of the Seas, Result, Scottish Chief, Walter Lord, Stalinta, Atalanta, Lightning, Kooria, Mooria, Indemnity, Wave, Europe, French- &nbsp; man, Matilda, Dufferland Kent, and Countess of Seafield. There are twenty-six vessels on the berth for Melbourne, at London, and seventeen for Sydney. The American barque Cockietrate, of Boston, from Melbourne to Singapore, Cap- tain Bangs, struck on the Abrolhos Rocks &nbsp; &nbsp; on the llth June. The vessel was lost, but all hands were saved. &nbsp; &nbsp;
PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
PRODUCE MARKETS. Hides are in better demand; in some &nbsp; cases the heavy and first light sorts brought slight advance. In leather there is a moderate demand for Austra- lian, former rates are steadily sus- &nbsp; tained. Bark -Only moderate sales made at a slight decline. HORNS.-Almost all sold ; prices ls. lower. TALLOW MARKET exceedingly de- pressed. P. Y. C. on the spot, 52s. 9d. to 53s. &nbsp; OILS-Australian, ex Boarnerges, sold at 42s. Sperm is cheaper : good quality sold at £95 10s. CORN.-Wheat has declined from 2s. to 3s. OATS.-Ditto. &nbsp; COFFEE in limited request at easy prices. SUGAR.-Prices for all descriptions, ls to ls 6d cheaper. Market exceed- ingly dull. SPIRITS.-Rum lower in price. Bran- &nbsp; dies dull ; common kinds cheaper. &nbsp;
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser — 24 August 1861
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Letters intended for the columns of the BULLETIN &nbsp; must have the name and address of the writer at- &nbsp; tached, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of his good faith. Communications, in order to gain insertion, should be &nbsp; short, and on matters of public utility. They should also be written in a legible hand, and on one side of the paper only. &nbsp; The Editor wishes it to be distinctly understood, that &nbsp; he in no way identifies himself with the sentiments &nbsp; expressed by Correspondents.