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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Special Column. TUE QTJËEKSJiAKD STEAM SHTP * ' > INO'.CÖ., LlMTED.j " WARREGO" is due TO-»AT, üth inst., j from South, aid will meet with immedi- ate despatch for Port Douglas, and Cooktown. .WALSH Asy Çç., Agents. TnE QUEENSLAND STEAM SHIP ING CO., LIMITED. '* WARREGO " will sail for STDNET, via Queensland Ports, SATURDAY, the 26th inst. . .WALSH AND CO., Agents, X>EV. E. T. LLOYD WÍÜ (D,V.) preach on J\) Sunday next at Smithfield at ll a.m., and in the Church, Abbott-street, at 7.30 p.m. Church of TTnglnnd. ' . j -"ÖEV. G. E. F. NOBBS will (p.v.) con _M\i duct Divine Service at ll a.m. ¡md 7.20 p.m., in the Church, Abbott-street.

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Brisbane. April 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Brisbane. A mr, 23. Thc Government land sale at Too- woomba was largely attended, and the bidding spirited. The cricket match between tlie Dar- ling Downs team and the Stanley Club was not played out. The Darling Downs team aad decidedly the advant- age in the first innings. A large meeting ot" Scotch residents, presided over by the Mayor, was held on Monday, when a Caledonian Society was successfully formed.

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The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1884. Mr. Miles' Decicion. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

THURSDAY, APRIL 21, ISS-L Mr, Mile!** Deçiçioi). Wit.VTETEn lingering shadows o£ doubt on the subjcet of tho railway route might still have clouded the minds of our local pessimists must now be dispelled for ever by tho decisive answer returned by tho Minister for Works to the request of the Mourilyan deputation for further surrey of that route. Undismayed by the decision against the Mourilyan route, announced by thc Minister to thc Port Douglas, and Cairns deputations, Mourilyan: Harbourdetermined, to send a,deputa- tion, of ' its own," »itu fte result thai might have been anticipated, and which is tóo'well known to need recapitula : tion. The decided refusal by Mr. Miles . to sanction any further surveys, and his aijnquneement that the working plans of tho Cairns line are in course of preparation, rewove the last remnant of uncertainty as to the route the Herberton line will take. The principal importance of Mr. Miles' reply, how- ever, rests with his declaration to push the const...

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LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] TOWNSVILLE, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

LATEST BY WIltE. [iTKOJI OCR OWH COEKF.SrOÎ.DEST.'] TOWNSVILLE, April 2lV Thc jury in the irazzlin'x «sue, after , deliberating for ; five hour», brouylit in a verdict of " not iruiltvr*

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Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Local Items. Sír. F. T. Wimble returned to Cairns on Thursday last, after a lengthened sojourn in the Sooth.' Attention ii called to an advertisement in another column calling a meeting of the Committee bf the Progress Association, for Tuesday nest. - Letters for transmission ¡to' Great Britain and the Continent "bf Europe by the Torres Straits mail, must be posted in time for the regular Southern mail on Saturday night ; next. " ' " * ' " * J ' Notice is given by the Acting Land Com- missioner for Cairns, that all land within five miles on either side of thé Cairns-Herberton railway line, has been withdrawn from selec ' tion. A telegram conveying the tlianks of the people of Cairns for the decision respecting the railway route, and signed by the Chair- man of the Divisional Board, and the Hon. Secretary of the Progress Association, was despatched çn Monday last, to the Hon. W. Miles, Minister for Work;. . Ah Hoe, who was committed to Townsville for trial on a charge of perjury, and...

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Victoria. MELBOURNE, APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Victor^. MELBOUliNJB, AI-BU. 23. The official enquiry m\o thc Little Uiver railway collision, was conchaled on Saturday last, before J udge Moles- worth. Mr. Speight. Chairman of thc Railway Commissioners, emphatically condemned the conduct of the .station- master at Werribee, in leaving his. post whilst on duty, (generally, he was of opinion that 'tho working of tho rail- ways should bc carried out more strictly in accordance with the regula- tions laid'down. Thc amiuaj University eommemorar twin took; placo on Saturday, in Wüspn Hall, in tito presence of a large audience. Eight thousand persons attended a procession of Trude Societies On the oeea-iion of the annual ei^hr hours,' demonstration. An attempt to upset a train near Essendon, by placing large çtones on the line, has" been discovered. The* aptaip .and chief engineer of tl 9 steam hopper dredge Bateman have had their certificates suspended for two years and one month respectively for drunkj»nue.-e. Two fatal accidents are ...

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New South Wales. SYDNEY APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

New South Wales. SYDNEY AMIL 23. Mr. A. Gr. Taylor, M.L.A., has sum- moned tlie Sergeant at-Arms for assault in removing him from the House of Assembly. The deaths arc announced of Dean Dwyer and the Hon. W. Aldersou, M.L.C. Tlie Chief Justice was taken sud- denly ill, whilst presiding at a trial at Dubbo, on Saturday last. At a meeting of tho Chamber of Commerce on Monday, it was decided to ask the Government to resume the water frontages of Sydney and New- castle. Thc late disastrous drought has broken up. All doubts' as to the sanity of the murderer li iee have been dispelled, and he will be executed to-morrow. The A.J.C. Autumn Kaees were brought to a successful conclusion on Saturday,'with-thc following results : Rous Handicap-Empress 1, Hypa- tia 2, Glencoe.;}. Xurs*crv Haiiclîenp-IolmitW 1, Exeter 2, Venetia 3. " 'Steeplechase-Euchre 1, Uhlan' 2, Katinger 3. A.J.C. Plate-Le Grandi, Sardonyx 2, Sweet William 3, Erce Handicap-Mirabeau l,.King of Vale 2, Stockdale 3. Thy settlin...

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Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, APRIL 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Cable Messages. (FJipM OUE OWX .COUBESPOXDKST8.) European Heps. LONDON, AX'KIL 2?. In answer to a question m the iiouse of Commons, asking if there was any truth in tile statement contained in the newspapers to the effect that M. Perry had informed Earl Granville that thc French (jroyernnient still intended Sendl- ing their criminals to Kew Caledonia, Lord Fitzmaurice stated the Imperial I Government were not m receipt of ;j.uy note from M. Ferry of the tenor men- tioned in recent telegrams from Pans. General Gordon, in a communication to Sir ¡Samuel, Baker, urges, in yjp\y pf. the continued inaction of the Govern- ment, that an appeal he made to wealthy English and. American subjects to raise funds wherewith to'pay thc expenses of » au expedition sent by the OttomanPorte with thc object of rescuing the garrison and inhabitants of Khar? toum. General Gordon has also tele- graphed to the Government declaring that henceforth he will act on his own discretion. In consequence of the thr...

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Cairns-Herberton Railway. CONGRATULATORY TELEGRAM TO THE MINISTER FOR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Cairns-Hjirbertou Railway. pONGRATC^ATORT? TELEGRAM TO THE MpíISÍER FOR "WORKS. " THE following; telegram Trag sent hy the Progress" "Âsïîiciation to" tEe Minister Kr Works upon receipt of the. news of "his very firm and' decided answer to the Moiirilyan fleputation'that the railway would be wade from Cairns tó Herberton:- ""' "' " To thc Honourable W. Miles, . ? " Minister for Public Works, ;' Sir,-On behalf and for the Cairns Pro; gress Association I beg 'most respectfully to tender our must' sinceie "thaufcs for tne im- partial decision you have given respecting the railway route- frbni Herberton, and also for the deep interest you have displayed in the welfare" of* this magnificent .district hy; deciding to proceed at oniie with a Vork so necessary "for its rapid advancement. ' Th'e honourable impartiality with Vhich yon have considered the claims of this district will eyer receive the grateful' recognition cf the j pula of Cairns. ' ' 1 ' " 1 1 {', I have thc honour to be, sir....

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Cairns Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Cairns Progress Association. A SPECIAL meeting of the committee of the above association was held at New Tatter- sall's Hotel on Friday last. Present :—     Messrs. W. C. Smith (in the chair). F. T. Wimble, A. A. Wall, S. Cochrane, D.   Patience, W. D. Hobson, and T. Allen. Mr. Smith explained that the object of the meeting was to confirm the action of the.   Hon. Sec. in telegraphing the thanks of the   association to the Honourable the Minister for Works for his impartial decision on the   route to be taken by the Herberton rail- way. Mr. Cochrane proposed—" That this meet- ing heartily confirms and endorses the tele-   gram as sent by the Honorary Secretary to the Honourable W. Miles, Minister for Public Works." Seconded by Mr. Allen,   and carried, unanimously. This concluded the business of the Pro- gress Committee. The gentlemen present   then considered the que...

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Mr. Meston. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Mr. Keston-. WE apologise to our renders for placing More them tho following tirade of scurrilous abuse and Biiliusgate slang, published in the Townsville BULLETIN, from tue pen of Mr. Meston j but as that gentleman is for the time being chairman of our Divisional Hoard we-thins it ti tho public advantage to afford thc insight into his character, which cannot fail to be obtained from a perusal of su.h a disgraceful effusion. In this letter Mr. Meston reveáis for once his true nature from beneath the veil of cías, ic platitudes with which he usually disguises his real senti- ments. Iiis weÙ known disregard for the truth nia'.es it unnecessary to poiut out the Self-contradictions and false statements with wbjch this vocabulary of abuse is teeming, besides which all present at the meeting referred to have but to compare his words then uttered with hjs. words n°w wriítü to obtain ionvineiiig proof of his falfe and slanderous disposition. The rabid wrath which he exhibits against the ..P...

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Onr Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Onr lírisbaue latter. THE Síaíe prosecution against tlie; CufiuEK lias been brought to a close, and the result has been a triumph for' thc Press. The ease opened on Tues- day last, before :his Honor. Mr. J ustice Harding, and concluded on Thursday afternoon. It will tc remembered that owing to an article which appeared in the CouiUEu concerning the Elections ami Qualifications Committee of ot.r Parliament, the Attorm-y-Gcneral was ordered to criminally prosecute Mr. T. "W. Hill, the nominal publisher of the paper. The resolution giving the ins-ruetioys was moved by the Prämier, and earned by a party majority of the Assembly ; and though it was con- demned by all impartial men as au at- tempt to gag the Press and stiille criticism, the prosecution was carried out, the Crown retaiuingall the strongest members of the bar with the exception of Mr. Chubb, Q.C., who was Attorney General, in the hist Ministry. Mr ' Butledge ¥.nd Mr. Heal appeared for tlie prosecution, and ifr. Chubb and Ai...

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Correspondence. [We do not hold oursolves responsible for the opinions of our ccrrespondents.] THE HERBERTON RAILWAY. (To the Editor of THE CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Correspondence. [ We do not hold oui sol vee responsible for {the opinions of our ccrreí pon lents.] ¡ THE HEEBESTOÎT RAILWAY. (To the Editor of THE CAIRNS POST.) ;Siu,^The advocates of the Port Douglas ' -route commenting upou Mr. Ilancaai's ro -.port, endeavoured to give some very per-; 'tineat reasons why thaj town should be the] .terminus in preference to Cah'ns. But if the figures adduced in support of .their claini be ;analyised, I fad to see ia what respect they' .can be said to l>tar uppJ thc question. Just by way of .comparison, we will tata the items ,seriaiim_. Mr.' Allin Gray, one of the Port Douglas deputation, implies there were not 1750 pack-horses on the Cairns road from Herberton during the past year, and l y a -process of comparison giving the Customs re- tenu:» and experts fr JIU Port DjU^jias f>.r the last " four " years, endeavours to prove -this could not lie ; but let me remind Mr. .Gray that we need not go back four years, ; but will take the present ti...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

JTJï*Y LIST. THE following is Hie List of Special awi Common Jurymen for tile District of Cairns, as revised by thé Court of Petty Sessions, held cnátareh 21, ISSI : SPECIAL JU2Ï-Y. Charles Adams Gtwrge Robert Burns George ¡stevenson Davis Thomas Harrison William Doyle Helson Jame»' ibjnry "Macnish John J. O'Leary Daniel Patience Edward 15. &>utherden Thomas Swallow Richard James Cotton Qualification. P.csidcnce. Esquire Engineer Accountant Engim-er Merchant Auctioneer Accountant Esquire Merchant Esquire Esfjuire Kensington Hambledon C:>irns Cairns Caiiiis Cairns Cairns Cairns Hambledon Cairns COMMON JURY. Qualification. James Allen Uiiorge Jorham AUV-y William Saunders Alley John Anderson Christian P. Andersen "William Ändert« »n Al«:m.ler Auld lleurv Barr John "Eobcrt Borry Jauies Black Richard Blackwell Francis Bfown Samuel CoeliràiW William H. Collius«->n Edwin Crossland Robert S- Cnmiuings Michael Dillon Hamilton.T. Douglas Patrick Downey Alfred Engstrom Jo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

lûm % ess kmtài A Sleeting; of thc Committee of thc above Association will be held at SEW TATTEKSALVS HOTEL, at S o'clock p.m., on TUESDAY HEXT, 29th inst., To review the work of tli2 past year, and to take into consideration future action. FRED, T. WliîBLE, Hon. Sec. A COMPLIMENTARY BANQUET will be given TO-NIGHT, THURSDAY, In hnnonr of Mr. AECITÏ FOItSYTH, iu recognition of tile valuable assistance he bim rendered during tho agitation to obtain the Kail way. The Banquet will be held at the HO YAL HOTEL, at 7.30 o'clock sharp, Tickets-Price, £1 ls each-can be ob- tained of the committee, Me-srs. W; C. Smith, i\ T.. Wimble, and W. D. Hobson. A large and representative attendance is earnestly desired, ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, CAIKNS. A Grand Excursion TO PICNIC HILL, per steamer Zeus, Oa QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY, in aid of the BUILDING FUND OF THE CHURCH. Full particulars in future issue. W .H. QUALTROUSH, Has for St e GALVANISED IKON TANKS : from £2 each ; Galvanised Iron in 5ft, lift, 7ft, 8ft. ...

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The Herberton Railway. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, APRIL 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

thc Herberton Railway.. [Br jELEcraio TELEOBAPp;.] (ïBOM OJJB OWN COHBE9POXDEXT.) BRIS1ÎAXE. AVRIL IS. Yesterday a deputation rrom Mouril- yan Harbour, consisting of Dr. O'Dolierty, and Messrs. MLean, T. H. 1'itzgerald, J. E. Xash, E. A. Ryan .and W. Williams, waited upon the Minister for Works with respect to the Herber- ton Railway route. . The deputation was introduced by _Mr. T, Campbell, the junior mpmber for Cook. Dr. O'Dolierty,'in explaining the "object of the interview,- said sçme months ago a deputation of which he was a member waited upon the then Minister -for Works, MP. Macrossan, to represent the necessity for the best route to be chosen for tue railway from Herberton to the coast. Mr. Macrossan pledged himself on behalf of the Government that 110 decision should be come to un- til three surveys had been made from Herberton to the coast, viz., to Mouril- yan Harbour, to Port Douglas, and to Cairns, and also upon the reports thus obtained the decision of the Govern- men...

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Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W.R.O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) April 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Courts. POLICE COD1ÍT. (Before V.'. E. O. Hill, Esq., V.U.) Aprü il. Andrew MuHory, charged with heim» drunk, was lined 10s, or JS hours. Prisoner pleaded for a remission of the fine as he had no money, hut whea this waa refused and he ««« Wiii.-^t-Uî.-n to the lock-wii^Jio uu.M.,ti.ly ment. April 22. James Levin, charged with gambling in a ptiblichouse, was discharged. (Before- W. li. 0. Hill. Esq., P.M., and K. T. Hartley, Esq., J.I'.) April Janies Levin, charged as a rogue and a vagabond, under the Vagrant Act, pleaded guilty, and was discharged on thc condition that he left the town at once. Thom:is Jones, charged with being an idle and disorderly person and having no lawful visible means of support, pleaded guilty, and was discharged on condition that he left the town at once. The Bench, in giving its de- cision, staied its intention of putting a stop to the g;iinbliug that had been so rife of late, and highly commended Constable Orr for the activity he had displayed in the dis...

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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.' . April 17.-Wentworth, 33'., Capt. Munroe, from Sydney, ria Brisbane and ports. Pas- sengers-Mr. F. T. Wimble, and 3 in steer 'flfíe. ".*'?' " ' *. April 17.-Maranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hampton, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. "- Pas- sengers-ilessrs. O'Connor,' Trlsonî Aticjn 'sou, and 2 in steerage. "» April 17.-Star of Hope, s.a.. Capt. Camp- bell, from Townsville. April 19i-^Wehtwo'rth, s.s., Capt. Munroe, from Cooktown. Passengers-^-Mr. Horsley, ¿índ'-liií steerage. "1 "~ " April 10'f^3IaraEça, s.s., Capt. Hampton, froui Cooktown. ' Passengers-^? in* "steerage. ' * April 21".-Alexandra, ?s.s., Capt. Ballister, from Sydney and southern, ports, via Port "Douglas." Passengers-Mr. Collopy, and i in steerage. * ' - ' ? ' " . BKPAETUEES. April 17.-Wentworth, s.s.. Capt. Munroe, for Cooktown. - Passèng ers-Mrs. Paris, Messrs. M'Keneally, Kennedy, Ridland, Chin : See, Sing Yue, Sing" Sang, and 2 in steer- age. ' « ? - ' April 17--Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, for Coo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

THE NEW HAVEtfiöfEL, JUSBOTT-STREETf CAIRNS. MICHAEL FLANAGAN fla* tho plouui* to.*nna*:uee that the above Hot«! in now ojiva with »y«y £om£o»t »ml .couvouioucc. None but the boat article I« in ALBS, WINKS, and SriHTS, And evüry (Undouvour will ha n&uk to iiifujrd thc comforts of a Home to Visitors. Firet^lUss stabling »ixl secure yanls. IIOIÜ5ES ALWATS OV IIIEE. Tke eoaijany's steamers leave thia port «ivory Thursday for Northern Ports, and «..very Saturday evening for Southern Bort». ¿VVr fares and rutes of freight af ply .at tue Company's owii o.Ui-uo ¡it wharf. VfJKXS, Mi LP and CO., Limited. Agente. THE S.S. " ZEDS,"-Captain Innes, Leaves the wharf every Thursday iuoruiug to tU« incoiuijgj;, and every Saturday evei*s¿ io meet o«t»jomg Mail £teameri$ ; ami leaves every Wednesday and ;Saturdujr mornings fc*r SwaJlojF*S a»il Stew- art's landings. OiH.li for charter atvl ûieujauoaa. BUKXS. PHILP and CO. Agents. |HW Monal M Í.VCOEPORÁTEÜ UNDER "TJiiS COM TASIES ACT." I«J, l!...

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Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. April 18. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 April 1884

Our ISeíguboiiFs, [FROX ora OWN coRKEsroyDEsrs.] HEEBEETOX. 'Aprfl IS. ATpresent, and for some time tó'cóme, the Tress will be "generally exercised about the ilerberton railway, and every week I expect some new sehenie propounded to connect the line with out-of-the-way places, rirnply' to liave n sày in'the'mntter. The TO\VSSVII.I.E HERALD ia cpiite in' earnest that the Herber- ton line should connect Ingham, and goes wellinto figure^ as if the idea had originated in that office, which it did net, as the NocTn EIW MINEB mooted the route a couple of years ago. 'Qhé'tljing, however, is certain ihe tr.illic of Herberton with the coast will well pay the "interest on the outlay, and .thjse who say it will not know nqthing of the resources of the district. Besides, these have no interests here ; and suggestions are offered and doubts raised upon a very mini- mum of irifornia'tion. The real interested party are ourselves, and this both the .Premier and' Sir"'Miles understand, they having v...

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