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MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
MAURITIUS. By the Shah Jehan we have papers from Port Louis to the 6th ultimo. We quote from the Overland Commercial Gazette of that date as follows: From circumstances already explained, the crop is late this year. Some of those planters who com menced sugar making early were obliged to stop, as the canes did not yield as expected, and the weather at the early part of last month was not favourable. The sugar mills are now in full activity in every direction, but we hear complaints that lead us to fear that the erop will exceed by very little that of last season. Independent of the ravages of the borer, which are more extensive than last year, there has been disaplointment in the yield of fine plantations. With regard to prices, as far as we can judge at present, the late averages will be barely maintained. Yet with all these drawbacks the commercial position of the colony is sound; we have tided over the entre coupe without the slightest difficulty; labour is at a reasonable rate; ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
IMPORTS. Volunteer: 170 bags potatoes, 50 bags maize, Barring ton and Webb ; 7 packages currants, 3 crates bottles, R. S. Warry; 15 tons flour, H. Richards; 10 tons flour, J. and G. Harris; 8 hhds.bottles, Rt. Coates; 26 pack ages earthenware, H. S. Grenfell; 6 cases sulphuric acid, N. Bartley ; 91 bags sugar, 10 hhds. beer, I case of brooms, 5 tons of salt, Newton Brothers and Co.; 30bags rice, G. Rafland Co.; 75 felloes,3 tons hay, Order. Sea Gull: 6 cases chairs, Hopkins and Co.; 4 drays, A. Martin; 11 rolls matting, E. B. Soutterden; 29 packages furniture, W. C. Rush; 43 packages merchan. dize, it. Davidson ; 200 bags of flour, J. and G. Harris ; 120 bags flour, R. Oliver; 22 packages merchandize, It. S. Warry; 226 packages merchandize, M. Hughes; 157 ditto, C. Newton Brothers and Co.; 70 packages merchandize, W. Gray and Co.; 4 bags potatoes, Camp. bell and Co.; 120 bags flour, Headren and Co.; 83 bags of potatoes, 13 trusses hay, Order.
THE WARRIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
THE WARRIQR. (Fram he ? Vma1 Ag iat 9.) Yesterday morningtbhiagrand frigate hoisted her penanant at last, and "made her first brief voyage from Blacskwall to Greenilithe. Beyond the rere fact of its being the first voyage there lWvs not muck of interest in the jprdireding. Shehbad the assistance of many powerful tugs, was under "team herbelf, and answered her eelm so readily as to be always completely in band. With a:'e aids, notwithstanding the yory strong wjni saftsharp turns in the river, she proved as manangi'ble as a peany steamboat, and within two hou?-oftthe, time of her leaving the Victbris Dock was quietly swing ing to her anchor a little above Gravesend. The time 'fied tfdr her departure'yesterday was 1 o'clock, about'tWo hours before high tide, in order that she might have the check of the stream against her in dropping down the river. Before that 'hour, how ever, she was warped out from the corner where she has so long been fitting, and brought to the entrance of the doc...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
EXPORTS. Telegraph : 52 bales wool, R. Forrest; 8 bales wool, W. Gray; 78 bales wool, Hassell and Co.; 20 bales wool, W. B. Tooth; 66 bales wool, 400 hides, 12 hogs heads, 1 quarter-cask tallow, 1 package, G. IIH. Wilson; 15 bales wool, G. Thorn; 22 bales wool, Hood and Douglass; 19 hides, 1 case, Cribb and Foote; 2 bags candles, M. & H. Levy; 2 casks fruit, How; 1 letter and 2 parcels, G. D. Webb; 1 bag, T. H. Jones; 1 horse.
ADELAIDE. Thursday, October 24th, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
ADELAIDE., Thursday, October 24th, 8 p.m. Sir Charles Cooper retires from the Bench. The new Chief Justice is to be MIr. Itanson, M.P. TaE JnueGs' DEcesioNs.-The Attorney-General, in anwer to Mr. Finnis, M.P., said that the decision of the Judges in the Supreme Court were amenable to pubihe opinion in the sense of their beiag open to publie corm mont. The new valuation of runs is to he based on the groz ing capabilities and situation. The Wonga Wonga, steamer, sails for King George's Sound, at 2 p.m., on thle 26th. Good floior is rather better in demand at £10. Wheat still without change; prices 3s. 9d. to 8s. 10d., at town and port. The House of Assembly passed a motion to present an address to the Governor, in recognition of his eminent services to the colony. The Blackwall has arrived from London. S o Friday, October 25th, 6 p.m. The bulk of the Exploring party started this morning for Chambers' Creek, the Government having granted £7500 for the expedition. The names of the parti...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
COMMERCIAL. Messra. Fattorini and Co. report the sale of fourteen head of horses, at the Corporation Yards, at an average of £8 16s. lid. per head. The following produce has been received and for warded: From the stores of Meassrs. G. H. Wilson and Co.-19 bales wool, GD in triangle; 11 ditto ditto, Talgai; 80 ditto ditto, Fassifern: 750 hides, TW & Co. From the stores of Messrs. W. Gray and Co.-30 bales wool, TB; 8 ditto ditto, Rawson; 19 ditto ditto, Turner; e 24 ditto ditto, M& D; 16 ditto ditto, I bale sheepskins, ML.&Ly. From the stores of Messrs. Panton and Co. -18 bales wool, 11 casks tallow, 77 hides, 2 bundles sheepskins, 8 bales ditto, MD.
MELBOURNE. Wednesday, October 23rd, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
MELBOURNE. (Prom the 1. M. Heralds Correepondeat.) Wednesday, October 23rd, 7 p.m. The Treasurer, in making his financial statement, pro poses changes in duties, as follows:--Sheepwash tobacco, 3d; cigars mid suff; inorease of 2. 8d. ;. leaf tobacco, Is. increase; selined asugdr, 2s. added; raw'sugars, no change; wine, increase of Is. per gallon; tea, reduced one-half; gold duty, reduced to Is. 6d. per oz.; colonial apiritis, 6. per gallon. The House adjourned for refreshment. Anticipating a rush as the Customs, the.Commisaioners declined to receive duties on articles about to be raised. A notice of resolution was given in Assembly for to morrow, "That this course is highly dangerous and improper." The wool sale was well attended; one lot of 400 bales fleece realized 2s. 0id. per lb.; 1100 bales were sold. 10 p.m. The following is a complete statement of the pro posed charges in the Tariff--other artlicles remaining as before. £ a.d. Cigars am snuff ....... ... 0 5 0 Other manufactu...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
ABSTRACT OF SALES Bf AUCTION. Tmst DAy. By Mr. H. M. C?ooKURn, at the Corporation Sale yards, at 11 o'clock, 20 head of horses. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9. By Mr. R. C. MACKENZIE, at his new auction mart, at 12 o'clock sharp, a quantity of potatoes, raisins, tea, earthenware, &c. Also, at 2 o'clock, horses, saddles, dog.eartl, &o. By Messras. GaooRY & DOUTERE, at the North Aus. tralian Horse Bazaar, at 12 o'cloek, horses, &c.
DIARY. MEMORANDA FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
DIA kY. NEMORLANDA FOR tHE WEEK. NOVEMER. I oseB. Sun I BighWr. on Ba Sets. I Morn. Afien. 8 IFIlnAY ......... 5 9 6 0 20 2 23 I 2 5 9 SATUnDAT ...... 6 8 I 6 2I 3 30 I 8 52 10 -ISnAn ......... 5 7 1 6 22 1 4 20 1 4 48 21 MONDAY ......... I 5 C 6~ I6 2 I 5 16 I 5 45 12 TUESDATY I 6 6 | 6 2- 6 1 0 J 6 34 1I3 WEONsDAT ... I 5 6 28 7 0 I 7 22 4 Ta nsonay ...... 6 5 1 0 281 7 45 I 8 6 The difference in time between high water at the Bar and Brisbane is 1 hour 45 minutes, and 1ipswich 5 hours 25 minutes, ,hioh difference must be added to the time of high Water on the gar. The easterly winds 8n the cuast of the Bay, and the fleshes in theriver, often cause a variation from our table, but these are merely accidental, and governed by no known law.
VICTORIA. THE PORT PHILLIP AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
VICTORIA. THE PORT PHITILLTI' AGRICULTURAL EXHI BITIOY. (From tse .lfelbosne Arguo.) The great annual agriosltural meeting for 18IM is over, and there is much reason to be proud of the collection of stock and machinery exhibited on this occasion for the informationi and gratification of the general public, and, we trust, also of the farmers and etoekowners present. It is impossibkl for any one conversant with such anhnals and things, and depending upon them for occupation or amusement, to spend even an hour or two in yards so filled as were those of the Port Philip Farmers' Society yesterday, without having his ideas enlarged, and his mind somewhat troubled with that spirit of dissatisfaction which results in progress; by orcing men to wish for better things than they have, nmless they be of the most apathetic of temperaments. Each year the exhibition is an improvement on that of the preneding, but never before has the advance in the number, and mose decidedly still, perhaps, in the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
SALES BY AUCTION. JUST ARRIVED FROM NEW ENGLAND. 20 HEAD OF FIRST-CLASS HORSES. M. COCKBURN has received instructions . to Sell by Public Auction, at the Corpora tion Sale-yards, THIS DAY (FRIDAY), the 8th Instant, at 11 o'clock precisely, 20 HEAD OF FIRST-CLASS HORSES, principally broken in ; several broken to draught, and a few young Colts. The broken-in horses are all very quiet. Terms, Cash. 265 BRICK COTTAGE, At the corner of Gordon and South Streets, Ipswich, occupied by T. H. Jones, Esq. Br OunE OF Tnn MORTAGEE. No Reserve. H M. COCKBURN has received instructions e from the Mortgagee to Sell by Public Auction, at his Rooms, Nicholas-street, On FRIDAY, the 15th Inetant, at 12 o'clock precisely, AN ALLOTMENT OF LAND, situate as above, with the Buildings and improve ments thereon, comprising BRICK COTTAGE, containing 4 Rooms ; also, a detached KITCHEN, WASlH-HOUSE, and THREE STALLED STABLE, &c., &c., the whole enclosed with a secure paling fence. The House is qui...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
Ctie asuendlsvu tinmed, TERMS:. frartenTrtoat-Tit amount of subscription to the Qeens. tlad Time, Is 'Seven Shillings and Sixpence per quarter, If paid In advance, or Eight Shillings and Sixpence credit. The quarters terminate on ttoe 11th September, 3Satt December, tsta Mirch, and i0th June, at which periods only can subscribers detione, hy giving notice, and paying tthe amount due to the end of the current quarter. Saingle copies, Sixpence. AVeaaniosOn?ro are inserted according to the following scale:- ,. d. To es............. ... 0 Four lines . ....2 Six lines .. .... .. ..... 2 0 Eight lines ...... ...... . S 3) Every additional eight lines ...... 1 The following DIscoUr Is allowed on all advertisements con. t oned For 0 insertions ............ 10 per cent. 13 i ,. .. . 15 2 . ............ 25 ,, All advertisements must specify on the face of them the ntmberoftimes they are to be inserted, or they will be con tieron till countermanded, and charged accordingly. Orders for w.thdraw...
DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
DEPARTURE. November 5-Telegraph, steamer, 700 tons, Captain O'Reilly, for Sydney. Passengers-Rev. W. Wilson, Messrs. W. M. Saunders, S. Thompson, R. G. Massie, Little, Spooner, Ivory, J. Paterson, H. E. Tidswell, Miss Paterson, Miss C. Paterson, Mrs. Galliers, Miss Devine, Mrs. A. H. Barton, and 12 in the eteerage.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
A?ipptnig Intclltigcnc. ARRIVALS. November6.-Volunteer, schooner, 190 tons Captain J. Hawe, from Sydney 29th October. G. Raff & Co., agent". November 6-Sea Gull, brigantine, 100 tons, Captain T. Laurence, from Sydney 26th October. G. Raff and Co., agents.
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
NEW 8OUTHxYiUI5. Four cedar logs-all taken from thb same:.tree-hare been brought from the Bisohmondn,~ ieasurig 14,859 superficial feet. The inhabitants of Guonedah, Live'pool Plains, havbe petitioned for tshe appointment of..a policmttagistrate, and receommend that this post lie .nf" . upon Mr. Thomas Forster, the.lerk of Pety* essio sthere, who is also in the commission of the_ ae. THE LATE laR. PreTAmD WAt E 10anY. We have much pleasure in ai º ling tie Fcthat the subscription for the widow aed§am}y;of the late Mr. Pittard.amounts to £53 This aun r*ptesented, on . behalf of the ladies'. com ,, by adepotation consist ing of Mrs. Deas Thompson; Mrs. Alwogd, lp.Hay, and Mrs. Alfred Roberts, on Friday et, o Mr*i Pit tard. The money, in Australian.socewigns, waas placed in a handsome inlaid ease, and upon thpeled eidengraed the words, "A tribute of sympathy from aafe s Szrso .uA C?ccEMbTANOCE.-A. ra er reukab occurrence took place on Tuesdaeyafternoos, n, street. The passengers were m...
THE KENNEDY. Port Denison. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
THE KENNEDY. (Prom the Correspondent of the Rockhampton Bulletin.) Port Denison. Our North Australia is slowly but steadily progressing -slowly in comparison with our desires--but in reality, when it is recollected that little more than six months have elapsed since.the first settlers began to more into the counntry, the progress is as rapid as reason could expect. Stations are being formed, stock is being intro d oed into various parts of the out country, and extensiveo arrangements are being made to increase the number of both, so that every month will now tell rapidly inresults. The breadth of pastorat lands tendered forhas lately very much increased, and some two weeks ago, &.party of five Victorian and South Abstralian gOenlenien. of ample means and bonafsde intentions have glne..out from this p lace to select runs in tee far portlh on the Upper Burdekin. In a shori time we shall nagpM arrival of wool from the Bowen Valley, asd thatyy iawilt admit wsil look well in the ...
SUPREME COURT, IPSWICH. CIVIL SITTINGS. Thursday, November 7. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
SUPREME COURT, ZIPSWICH. CIVIL SIrc'?s. Thursday, November 7. Thu Civil Sittings commenced at the Court-house this morning. His Honor the Judge took his seat on the Begh at 10 a.m. John Hardie and William Hendren were earned £3 for non-attendance as jurors. Subsequertly, his Honor remitted Mr. Hendren's fine, on his appearing and stating that he was only about five minutes late. aOITLEY v. Row. This was an interpleader action brought by Mr. Bart ley, to obtain possession of property seized hy the Sheriff under aft fa, at the suit of Messrs. Row, of Sydney. The Attorney.General opened the case by stating that Mr. Bartley, the pleintiff, had been induced to purchase the stock of; Mr.4 arneso, who was carrying on the business of a chemist and druggist, in Ipswich. It appeared that Mr. Barnes had given a hill of sale of his effectsl o Ut Goorge Thorn; and Mr. Thorn becoming alarme the validity of his security, put a man in and afterwards sold the stock-in-trade, Bartley had purchased, a...
IPSWICH POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6. SMALL DEBTS' COURT. Before the Police Magistrate and the Mayor. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
IPSWICH POLICE COURT. WEDNeSDoAY, NOVErwBER 8. SMALL DEBmTS' COURT. Before the Police Magistrate and the Mayor. M. Ryan v. H. M. Cockburn.--This was a claim -of £7 for the non-.fulfilment of contract. Mr. Chubb appeared for the plaintiff. It appeared that the plaintiff had purchased six head of cattle from defendant for £2 8s., and after the sale had paid for them. Mr. Pickering, defendant's clerk, said he would give delivery in the afternoon; when plaintiff went back at two o'clock he found-that the cattle had been taken away; he then went to see Mr. Cockburn to enquire where they where, and was informed that Mr. Ball, the owner of the cattle sold, had taken away thle cattle not disposed of, and very likely he might have taken those purchased by plaintiff in mistake, and if so they would be returned on the fol lowing Saturday; but afterwards Mr. Ball told Mr. Cockburn he had not taken any cattle of plaintiff's, but if he liked he would give him the amount plaintiff had paid for the...
THE NOGOA MASSACRE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
THE NOGOA MASSAGRE. News was received on Tuesday evening, the 24th, that Lieutenant Cave, with eleven troopers, arrived at the scene of the late tragedy two days after its occurrence. Lieutenant Cave was on patrol with the troopers at Liv ing's station, on the Dawson, when he heard of the mur der. He hastened off in the middle of the night taking with him fresh horses. Mr. Living and the settlers in the vicinity formed a separate party, and started at once to render assistance. No further particulars have as yet transpired. Ia reference to the the massaore of Mr. Horatio S. Wills, the Rockhaumpton Balletin remarks : Within the space of a few weeks, it is our painful duty. to record a second murdereous onslaught by the Blacks on our conuntrymen. In the atffair at Shaw's Island, an error was committed by the unfortunate victims, in their reposing an unwarrantable confidence in the fidelity and trustworthiness of strange natives, and they forfeited their lives as the penalty of their i...