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ADELAIDE. October 8 [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
- .: ADELAIDE.' October 8. ; A numerously signed petition,, prayiog iieliegiglatafe to. nu^e, grants of land in the Kortiiern territory,' has been presented to the Assembly. A disgraceful row has occurred between Mr. Strangways and Mr. PhHlipson. in con seqnence of some reflections made liy the former, whilst in Parliament,' on the latter,
DALBY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
. DALBI. (From Correspondent, D. D. Gazette.) Our bridge is very nearly completed, and a very neat, substantial structure it is. Messrs. Gibson and Hill are tbe contractors, Mr. Bamsay Inspector of Works.: 'We still continue to be' pelted here with rain. The neighbouring creeks are flooded. The only thing -which prevents us becom - ing torpid at Boon' a season is the occurrence ? of several marriages and public entertain-' metits that took place lately. Floor has risen in price, the preseDtfigur* being £6 per bag.' '
WAKWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
WAEWIOK. Tub 'prospects' on the Talgai Beef arc improving daily. On Sunday last we )-«id the locality a second visit, and were glad to observe that mining operations were im proving rapidly. On our nnival at the diggings the first object that met our view was the camp of the Police Magistrite. A. E. Hallaron, Esq.. wlio arrived on tlie p« vioUB evening, in company with -James li. Boss, Esq, and an orderly ; he informed us that be was luucli pleasod with the sneoi meos shown to him 'by the tncfcy holders of the prospecting claim, and likewise ex pressed himself: agrcobbly HUrpriaed at the orderly and respectable appearance of the diggers, all. of whom seemed .experienced practical miners. The shaft in the prospect ing claim is now sunk abont 1? feet; and the leader is becoming richer as they go down. Through the courtesy, of one of the party, we were lowered hy-the wiudhus into the shaft,. and being furnished with a Jiammer. set to work, and succeeded in getting three valuable specim...
GAYNDAH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
iGATNBAH. ? (From the SuTveUArmrt) ... Last week we had a flying yisit from Mr. Walah^the gold proepoctor ?for Wiue B(^J. AB,-etx^mBiw9y^rx»:mbkU-^Muitrom him than«re. ao amsAets.'of ,ta«aid^Be|d jtamr *'*^P*««»«W»»asr*i5%i JnUpkitt all the places he haflfiroBpectea-in ^utrnm trict he did not even aa much as discover the rainntest colour- -of the yellow metal. and i in hie investigations . be had *parjed neither ttme-aor -labonr. ; It would, wu ars inclined totbinlcbe well for this district., and for the Wide Bay District alsq, if Walsh would but *arnhis attention .more directly to tbe waters of the Burnett, and Set) what; be can -do -there. The -teblour sod general nature of i the AQriferoas metalf onnd-Mi tii\s dist^et «nd .whicVie-ias. bad .tbe : pleasjare o£:siwg.1iniist.t!^^a^ '??P$JX?&X& dooemen|; to .him nqjg^» Vr whether ,t)ie metal' efistx. liere jn :pjji»^ ;qu»»Utie8. qr unless' he was' pretty sure 'igolO ~ wai^tf M go^lanl'that oh baulKt Spon ffis'lw|kt ep...
CONDAMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
COKDAWINB. (Sana a Correspondent, D. D. Gaxttle.) We hare one of the recently arrirod Ger man Emigrants in custody here, -on a efaarge of shnotii'g a young girl in company -with him and his«oustrymen proceeding to the interior, bnt I have not heard the particulars — you shall have the story in lay next. It is mnch ftared that the unnsna] quan tity of rain that has fallen latterly will oc casion everything to be very dear in these parts. The roads have long been in a terrible condition for travelling, and must now be frightful. The price of carriage conse quently, will render all necessaries enor mously expensive. ' The rain appears to be set in for a good lung innings, and the Toads in places are almost impassable even now.' ' - ' Oar new Postmaster — Mr. Norris— com- mences' the functions of his«fSce to-morrow — 4hat is; if any mail arrives, -which Is d jubt ful.--- ? ? ??-???? ?' ??-? ? -''??:?'? '
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
[?] Akhttal October S.— Williams, steamer/ 400 W- Captain Cottier, from Bockhampton. .and Maryborough. Passengeffe-Mr. and Mn. Clye, two children, and servant. Mrs. Xiver moro, two children, and servant,' Captain S^^i^^&mP- Hotehinson. Good, F. A. W«M^a?5JbobBon. T. Par rott. Best. Hbwejfc— J5. .Wareham*. J.F, WMt*. HaVTbtmg,' aha ateut forty in the ^fflw^.i^OwiL.- steamer. '«0. top* 0h^ WIsenun. from Sydney. Passe£ gersrritoana Mrs. Chas. Phillips,, Mr. and l£|a*Misrt.i Mtviand 'Mrs.'Finiter, Kre.lana Hiss Jones. Mr*, land Miss M'Boberts, Messrs. Cm», IBnwfcs; w: C. Bush.E. Coalaii.-Jss. Bae. JL,G.,Bergin, and 10 in thesteorage. n^a&u ?$******'*'? '??'- :r October 9. — GlaAnce, steamer, 400 tons. Captain^qMte. -/or Sydney.* . Passengeri-/ H&sra, C, Clevelattd, A. Fitxgibbon/ W.«. (Has^J^ land three in tte steerage. ' rjrPOBTB. Yam, (com Iiannceston : J69 beg pota toes, 4S bales chaff; 270 baRsbran, 2068 Vags flonr. G. Raff and -Go; 212 bags bran. R. HuteKns ...
PROVINCIAL NEWS. DARLING DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 10 October 1863
PROVINCIAI. NEWS. DARLING DOWNS. &nbsp; (From the Tootcoomba papers.) An atrocious mnrder has been committed in the town of Toowoomba. A man of the &nbsp; name of George Cuff, who was formerly a cook at Jondaryan head station, and who was, about two weeks ago. discharged from his service, was living till last Thursday, 1st October, at Mr. M'Kenno's lodging house in Toowoomha. He was very deaf, and suffering from a sore leg. Last Thursday evening, at six o'clock, he left M'Keon's. and was seen walking away in the direction of the Gowrie Road, with an umbrella in &nbsp; his hand, and a large bundle over hbis shoulder ; this bundle was wrapped up in a large dark shawl, sworn to at the inquest, to be of die following description :— A woollen shawl, about two yards by three, with dark woollen fringes on the two ends, dark border all round, but of no particular &nbsp; pattern. There is now no evidence to show what became of the man until Saturday morning, w...
COLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
? ooiuoniAL NEWS, i hew RninrH htjujmi. i, The Police Mag istrate to take whatever steps might be suggested by die townspeople was received with gratification. A horse thoroughly knocked np, sup posed to belong to the bushrangers, was brought in by tbe police last night. It had a (addle with a poncho on it, anda leather buckle to bold a rifle, but was without a bridle. A report is now circulating through the town that the mail from Bathurstto Carcoar was stuck up again this momiug, twelve miles hence, at Fitzgerald's Mount. Two armed bushrangers stuck up three teams at Manton's Creek, seven miles from Tass. The robbers packed dieir own horses with goods, and then took a horse from one of die teams, and packed him also. The drays were loaded for Wagga Wagga and Young. ?
PROVINCIAL NEWS. ROCKHAMPTON. October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
pkotinoial :n-ews. KOCKHAMPTON. (feom odd special cobuespokdekt.) October 2. I cannot better initiate this ' Special Cor respondence' from Rockhampton than hv presenting yon with a brief precis of tlfc state of political opinion in the rising North, particularly as there seems to exist in the South a marvellous misconception there anent. It will be deemed the more highly necessary to do this at starting, when you consider that much of the after correspond ence will have much fpcoial reference to key, as it were, to unlock the mystery. To proceed, then : the public mind of the South errs greatly in confounding mere effervescences of popular impatience with the sober convictions of the great mass of thinking men is the North. The deep in dignation of this portion of the colony at the Ipswich railway scheme does not spring from a hostility to a railway system in Queensland, nor to an initiation of such a scheme in the longer settled and more popu lous districtM, bnt, as is the general ...
IPSWICH. Monday, 12th October. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
IPSWICH. fFBOHOTJB OWN COBBESr-OKDENT.) Monday. 12th October. The Ipswich Bifle Volunteers met, to the numbor of fifty-four, in the drill-room, on Friday night, for the purpose of electing a first lieutenant for that corps. Mr. Given was unanimously chosen to fill that com mission. Corporal Imrie was promoted to be second lieutenant, and Mr. B. Davidson was appointed corporal, vice Imrie, pro moted. Mr. John Johnson, of Little Ips wich, has, in a spirit truly praiseworthy, placed his bowling alley, Nicholas-street, at the service of the Volunteer band, for practice. A Land Sale will take place at the Court House hero next Wednesday. The land set np lies beyond the Boman Catholic Church. The Catholic body' here were anxious to procure certain allotments imme diately in the rear of the church, in order to erect thereon an orphanage and convent. Strange to say, these very allotments have been withdrawn from sue; the reason of tills proceednre is not known to that body. Whatever be tbe ...
CORRESPONDENCE. IPSWICH CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
Co3EuftEapc5Err)EKrc£ii IPSWICH COEPOHATI0N. StE,— Jfero fiddled itrbile Some vi&t buttling --so say someof thcold writers. The Ipswich Corporation are at a similar job, only that the proccssof destruction is somewhat differ ent. 4H0W beautiful to witness during an eveuing'sdobate the wisdom, the intelligence, the disinterestedness of that snblimc body. with a Slayor at their bead, so justly repre senting the intellectual capacity of the con clave, it is no wonder we should be sup plied from time to time with some very re cherche jams of the sayings and doings of the worthy councillors! And by way of a novelty, a little exchange occasionally, to show they are not deficient in physical cour age — such as, for instance, one saying to the other be would give him a clip in the lug, had he got him outside, while nt the same time the Mayor is uttering the awful impre cation that he would leave the chair. Whether his Worship meant that an earth quake was to follow this announcement...
WIND AND WEATHER. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
WIND AND WEATHER. Thobsdat. Octobeb 8, 1863. Brisbane, calm, fine ; Litton, S.W^ fine ; Ipswich, calm, fine; Laidley, cabs, fine; Toowoomba, calm, fine; Drayton, calm, fine; Warwick, calm, doll; Sydney, W., fine. Brisbane. W., fine; Lytton, N.. fine; Ipswich, W, fine; Laidley, calm, clondy; Toowoomba, calm, clondy, dull ; Drayton, N.W., clondy ; Warwick, S.B, clondy.
SUPREME COURT.—IN CHAMBERS. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9.BEFORE Chief Justice Cockle. CHARLES F. CHUBB, ATTORNEY, v. ANDREW CONNOLLY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
SUPREME COUBT.— Ik Chambebs. FfclDAV. OCTOBEE 9. Befoke Chief-Justice Cockle. CHABLKS F. JUCBB, ATTORNEY, V. AKDBEW This was at application on behalf of the defendant, tirjlt a bill of costs as between attorney and client claimed against him by the plaintiff might be referred for taxation, and that in tlie meantime farther proceed ings in the action for recovery thereof might be stayed. Ffom the affidavit of the defen dant the following appeared to be the facts of the case:— *n the 13th of July last, the de fendant, who r an innkeeper in Ipswich, was summoned to appear before the police conrt of that town, on » charge of larceny pre ferred by the clerk of Messrs. Wienholt and Walker, on the allegation that some goods belonging to ? that firm, and found in an outer building upon premises belonging to Connolly, had been stolen from their stores : but which goofes Connolly swore were placed upon his prenjisos without his knowledge or receipt of the summons, went to the office of the pl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
-f-BOCLAMATIOH.— By HU Excellency Wj- fir George Ferguson Bowen, Knight * Gad Craw of the Host Distingjaianea Order?«f St. Michael ana St. George, Captaia-General and Governor-m-Chief of tirfttolony of Queensland audits dependen cabs, ana Yiw-Admiral of the same, &c ? lopursmnoeofihe authority imne rested, and in accordance with die provisions of the Act 24 Victoria, No. 15. respecting the Alienation of Crown Lends, I, the Governor aforesaid, With die advice of the Executive Council, do hereby notify and pioclaim that the following Lots of Laud will be offered Cor sen by public anction at die ondermen tiooed pueei at Eleven o'clock on the cay ?pedfiedVatfittiipset price affixed to each The Deed Fee on die undermentioned Lots will te charged according to the fol lowing scale !— Not exceeding 60 acres, £1 ; ?bore SO, ana not exceeding 300 acres. £1 6s; abort, 300 and not exceeding. 610 acres, aios. ? 3 II *~ I HUH a. B. ?. £ 1 2 51 0 1 24 100 ? 3 3 61 0 12* 100 ? 3 4 61 0 1 24...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
XTOTES A.XT33 WKWW. At a late hour yesterday evening we re ceived the following communication from the Electrio Telegraph Office in Brisbane :— 'Severe thunder storms in Nnw South Wales this evening, have interrupted com munication with Sydney.' The foregoing must be our excuse for not furnishiDg tele graphic news of yesterday's date. 8ASUKDAX' was a day of mirth and festi vity in Moreton Bay. Captain Philips— one of -tin moat popnlair comroanflere who has ever visited our waters— gave an enter tainment on board Ha fine dipps£ ship, the Young Australia, to a large parly of ladies and gentlemen. The Premier steamboat was chartered for the occasion by tbehon. G. Harris, and left the wharf at the hour of ten. About noon she arrived in the Bay. having stopped at the several landing places on the river to recruit for passengers, whoweretoparticipateinthefestiviaesofthe day. Theseveral vessels in the bay wen gaily decked with streamer*, and as fhe little steamboat approached tbe anchorage...
THE FRENCH NOTE TO RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
THE FBENCH NOTE TO BUSSIA. The Momtair published the following dis patch, addressed by M. Drouyn de i'Hnya to the Dnke of Montebello, the Ambassador of die Emperor Napoleon at St. Peten burgh : — ' Paris, Jane 17, 1863. ' Monsienr le Due — The reply of the Cabinet of St. Petersburgh to the simulta neous communications that the three Courts of France, England, and Austria, made to it respecting the circumstances of Poland, has hot deceived our expectations. Bender ing full justice to the sentiments which have guided us, and which, to use its own expres sions, cannot fail to be felt by any govern ment, the friend of humanity, it bas not hesitated to assure us of die deep affliction which it experiences at such a state of things, as well as of its ardent desire to be able to pnt an early end to it. We have appealed to the wisdom, as well as to die liberal views of the Emperor Alexander In pointing out die opportunity of discovering the conditions on which tranquility and peace might ue...
The North Australian. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 13 October 1863
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13. 1863. It is almost a pity that the Subdivision of Tji|iiia Sill did not pass, although it in some degree partook of the Bhoirt comlngs of its illnstripus arfthor. The rage for subdivision a.ppes$B to be' ex tending, and little plots of ground. T.'WiXjiSBTitrtnFii ii a ? i, .hi i ii like. Gontemporaneonsly with this evil is the continuous erection in our principal thoroughfares of every kind of jim-crack wooden shanty, for public houses, fiap shops, for lodging houses — for everj*pO8sibte purpose. Some are disguised under a thin covering of ce ment, and assume the aspect of an orna mental stone front, until a glance round the comer discloses the weather-boards, whioh there it was not thought neces sary to hide. Sometimes the mould ings, projections, and decorations which are applicable in substantial structures are imitated in wood with as much success as bad material, worse taste, and indifferent execution will admit. But, go where you will, what with building s...