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MAILS CLOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
MAILS CLOSE. PoE BRE? AON.-8 p.m. daily. FOR DRAYTOe AND ToowooxaL.-Tuesday, at 11.y a.m.; and Friday, at 8 p.m. FOR WanwroL.-Mondays, at 1 p.m.; any Fridays, at 6 a.m. Those Subscribers to the Queensland Times who do not receive their papers regularly, would confer a favour on the Proprietors by immediately inform ing them of the sqne. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 186L. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1861.
Local and District News. IPSWICH MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
total autb itntrict Nct0. IPSWICH MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. The usual weekly meeting was held at the Coun cil Chambers on Wednesday afternoon. Present the Mayor, Aldermen Thompson, Johnston, O'Mal ley. Clune, Watkins, and Gerry. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. Also the overseer's weekly report. The Finance Committee's report was put and passed as follows: E.J. & A.C. Bays ......... £8 3 3 Wares and cartage ......... 53 1 0 M. O'Lou?hlin ............... 5 2 0 William Strong ........... 3 10 0 Town Clerk's salary......... 26 13 4 APPOINTMEHT OF "VEROEER. Five applications for this appointment were made, viz., from Owen Conner, .T. Cameron, Thomas Burr, W. McCormick, and J. Smith A ballot was taken, when Mr. Cameron having a majority of votes wse declared duly elected. The council then adjourned.
THE COMING IMMIGRANTS [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
THE COMING IMMIGRANTS THE time is fast approaching when we may look for a large influx of population. The labours of our Immigration Agent have been crowned with such success that the inhabitants of Great Britain, or a large portion of them, seem to have become aware of the advantages offered by this country; and ere long we shall have all classes and conditions of men arriving on our shores, anxious to improve their circum stances. Many of t?hem will come amongst us ready and willing to take any employment which may be offered. Those who have come with a desire to improve their circumstances, will not be nice about the sort of work which may be offered them; they will come prepared to face all the vicissitudes of a colonial life, and anxious only to commence at once to earn money. Many of them who bate been used to the petty t3 ranny of their former masters, will consider tihe change which will greet them here as something like relief from slavery, and an entrance upon freedom; whi...
(From the D. D. Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 8 November 1861
(From the D. D. Gazette.) ACCIDENT.-W. M. Dorsey, M.D., had a narrow escape last Friday. He was thrown from his horse when on his way home, and received a deep cut under the chin, besides severe contusions about the head. As the horse got away, and Dr. Dorsey was by himself, he had to walk home a distance of fifteen miles, much weakened from loss of blood. A telegraphic message was sent to Dr. Sachse, at Toowoomba, who arrived at Grantham within one hour and a half, and assisted in closing the wound. Since then Dr. Dorsey is rapidly recovering. We have great satisfaction in reporting this happy result. FURTHER PARTICULARS IN REFERENCE TO THE MASSACRE OF MR. WILLS AND PARTY.-Our Dawson correspondent writing on the 21st ultimo of the melan- choly fate of Mr. Wills and his men, says :-"I have been speaking to a gentleman that assisted in burying Mr. Wills, two women, three children, and fourteen men ; there are two shepherds still missing. Mr. Wills and party behaved very foolishly in ...
TURF CLUB SPRING RACES. (From the Melbourne Herald, October 31.) [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
TUD3 CLUB SPRI~ING RACE9. (From ike ~Meflewo herald, October 31.) SThe tattles for the Torr'Cluh Sprjng Rotas, to takre ¶uaooeimThtiodo, ooxt~ wet made ~sot bight at Ike ,Mhbion Hotel. Al dluie 010mbs av~ wa)J vepreotated,add 44a oliee ore the beo% ~ht hav hea die ~moe (or s~a 4itoc.; Faiths ei~sbdnia Vup Z'ioereat twamtjy.two ~qcoyteoou Bezwfe'eotry waekond~d loth O; va7 *~ikt asattigui*~i! Wagj rad ot~~and theas~gpavepasj ~~JjdbdveI. ·· Afhewllel o10sL. a was ~tppisd, in woaseq ib&eif hi wianing a uhandicap at Mailand. There was very little betnmg during the eavening... . Fasar Da.-Thursday, 7th Roaember. Maiden Plate, of 50 sovereigns ; entry, 3 sovereigns. One mile and a half. Weights: Three years old, 1at. 61b.; four years, Sat. -Slb.; fieve years, list. 12lb.; six years and aged, 10st, 4lb. Mr. Henderson's ns. oh. g. Falcon, 4years Warhy's br. c Antonelli, 3 yeats P. Matthlews' Alpha, 8 years, by Indian Warrior Beta T. Henderson's b. e. Professor, 8.vyea?s Cole'a b. g....
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Monday morning. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
RAILWAY ACOIDENT. (Phs the . M. Haerolfs Campbelltoarn Coespeadmet.) Monday morning. This morning, as the 3.30 train left the station, a number of horses were on the railroad line, which galloped along until they came to the first culvert, where they strpped enR msasse, and before the engine coauld he stopped it came into contact with them, killing five of the number. The horses belonged to Messrs. Morris, Clarke, Mabbitt, ned others. . Sonme damage was done, I believe, to thIe carri:ages; but 1 will forward particulars through the day. Monday afternoon. With reference to the accident by the 3.30 a.m. train!I visited that part of the line which was the scene of the dlisaster, and found that five fine horses had been literally cut to pieces by the train. The horses are supponsed to have galloped along the :ne to the cates, at a crossin helow Moorfields, Mr. B. Warbly's residence, ard about half-way from the goods' shed to thIe Liverpool Road Coessing; there. in all probability, got i...
Colonial Extracts. NEW SOUTH WALES. NOTES OF THE WEEK. Friday, 1st November. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
Ctlonial Vxtrncts. NEW OUTH WALES. NOT"E OF TEE WEEx. (]??, tte Sydn/ lMorning Herald.) r Friday, st Nover?her. In Parliament Ministers have had a majority against them on a resolution as to the production of papers relative to appointments to the Upper House. They have not, however, taken an)y notice of this .defeat. A debate upon resolutions condemnatory of the railway policy of the present Cabinet is now going on. Mr. Bucohanan lhas made another of his rabid at tack on Mr. Justice Wise, concludling with a motion for an address to the Governor for the removal of that learned Judge from the Bench, on the ground of alleged partiality at the trial of then Brrangong tioters. This motion met with the fate it merited -it was rejected without a divisio.1. The Exhibition at the School oflrtshascontirued 'to attract a great many -isitors throughout the week. It is understood that it will cleose?tnmorrow. A valedictory address and testimonial have been presented to the Rev. Dr. -Mackar, of ...
WAS ADAM BLACK OR WHITE? [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
Was Awna BLsaO on WaEr- -Dr Gathrie, at a meeting held in Ediburgh the 'other night, said that he was not sure but what Adam was black..(iMueh aud long-oontinued laughters and .cheers.) He would tell them the reason why. (Renewed laughter.) 'Major Denham, a distingurihed African traveller, went to that country, and spent thresi or four years in the .home and cradle of the slave race, add ho.had got soaonuastomed to the beauties ofAfrica, and had seen so much to admire in what the men called God's image.in ebony, that.whe he reached the uhorea of our own land, and saw the white ladies, oh, they looked very sickly like to him. (Laughter.) That was a fast in a mair4ec's e. (Renewed laughter.) Andhe was nowgoingt tell.them a tact in philosophy, and hie had never heard it anbsered. The celebrated Dr. Fleming, profeosso r'of'atural ioenoe in the Free Church College, and one of thereatest osatu raliste of his day, maintained that black was the right and proper colour, and that we are all b...
THE NEW EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
THE NEW EXPEDITION. (Freo the S. A. Register, OctPaer r.) One of the first matters which the House of Assembly will be called upon to consider, on its rsM~iing bueinaas is the voting of a sum of money to equip lMr. Stuart and his party for a furtber, and doubtless find, exploration to the north. From £12010 to £2000, it was stated by the Government, would be required for this purpose, and such an amount'the house will:no doubt' eheerfully grant, as all have agreed thatlthe euterprise of crossing the continent must be completed, and of'cours'it aeuots be done without money;n Tonei braclh of the Legials; ture there was, it is true, an "idet thrown out that the odjacet colonise should beexpected to take' some share in the expense of an unletkeltpg wlhich is -liltly ito. benefit all p.rt .of, the.. continent? ! But for narico resauns, thas soggeptrooies hauivea do e teraine?s? atinte thatleuL oth. r oneavilw appeedd ahaw own eeotlo, ioa ao point of b'iaaiotitli %odti ~iustm~lfa at'b~~e~...
MR. WILL'S LAST DESPATCH. "May 30th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
Ma. WIE'a LasT DEuPsTeh. "May 80th, 1861. " We have been unable to leave the creek; both camels are dead, and our provisions are rlone. ]Lr. Burke and King are down the lower part of the creek. I am about to return to them, when we shall all probably come up this way. We are tryingto live thebest way we can like the blacks, but find it hard work. Our clothes are going topieea- Send provisions and clothes as soon as rpossible. "Signed, Wa?ant J. WrLse. "The derot party having left contrary to instructions, has put us in this fir. I have deposlited my jdournal$s here from fear of accident (Signed) "W. 3. W." Mr. Burke's track across the contient, after the unsuccessful attempt made by Mr. Wills in November and December last to find water in a line direct north from Coonoer' Creek.-The party struck out for Eyre's Creek.-The original intention was to penetrate north. wards in about 141 deg?pes East longitude, but the character of the country round Eyre's Creek forced Burke to abandon th...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. November 10th, 1861. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
SYDNEY SHIPPING. November 10th, 1861. ARRIVALS. Loebiel, shbip, from Otaga; SBea-gull, aehooner, from !Iaranaki; Verengaria, barque, from Manilla. Wind N.E., fineand clear.
[BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] MELBOURNE. THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT CROSSED. MELANCHOLY DEATH OF MR. BURKE AND TWO OF HIS PARTY. Monday, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
[Br ELECBTIC TELEGRAPH. MELBOURNE. (From ithe S M.M. Herald's Correspoandt.) THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT CROSSED. KELANCHOLY DEATH OF MB. BURHE ANED TWO OF HIS PARTY. Monday, November 4. Mr Howitt's exploration party have returned with the news of the death of Messrs. Burke and Wills of exhaustion, after having ross the oontinent; one of the the rty, Mr. King, suarriving. Mr. Bork·Rsneaohed Carpenutaria on 1lth February, and remained three days on the Albert iver. He returned by the same route to Gooper's sCreelr, and reached the depot there on the eening of Slst April, where he ascertained that Mr. Brabe, or HowiWt's party, had left that morsing. Messrs. Burke, Wills, and King were too much exhanated to follow. They dug up provisions and recreited, remaining thereive days. After consultsation;they determinecdo make for South i Australia. Three several attempts failed. Two camels were killed, and the aesh preserved. The naMtives were triendly,givingtheparty fshandaerdoo. Willsrearaed ?...
THE NOGOA MASSACRE. FURTHER PARTICULARS. Tuesday, 5th Instant, 1 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
THE NOGOA MASSACRE. FURTHER PARTICULABS. (FIroma the R?oekhampton Bvlletin's .Eztrordlioarl.) Tuesday, 5th lstanret. I a.m. We have been kindly favoured with full details of tlie recent tragical occurrences at Nogon, by a gentleman who has come in from Mr. Gregson's station. The information may be relied upon as authentic. In our Extraordinary of the £3rd ultimo, we published the eubstance of a statement, made by a shepherd iamed Edward Kenny, who had escaped from the blacks by jumping on a horse, and thus reasehed Mr. Oregson's station an safety. ie hbad only seea ten dead bodies, but we have now to add nine others to the list of victims, making a totsal of nineteen mlurdered, including met, women, and children. The party of settlers from the neighbouring stations, who arrived on the spot on the eerinmg of the day following the massacre, had co per form the sandofife of burying the dead. The follownmg ie abiet of the killed: Mr. Wills Mr. and Mrs. Baker E.lizabeth Baker David Baker...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
COMMEROIAL. Mr. Cockburn reports the sale of .2000 owes, at 15S. per head, and 21 head of horses, most of them broken-in, at an average of £411. Mr. B. C. Mackennie reports the. sale of good hack horses orat an aserage of £11 .0s. each. Also gsooeries and stationery at fair prices. The following.produce has been received and for warded:--From the stores of Messrs. W. Gray and Co. -2 casks tallow, 54 hides, 20 bales wool, GRE; 20 ditto ditto, Gil!espic; 30 ditto ditto, 2 bundles eheep. akins, H & F I; 20 bales wool, TB. From the storesof :Mr. R. Forrest,--49 bales, TT overT.
To the Editor of the Queensland Times. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 November 1861
To the Editor ?f the Pueenrland Times. 8t,--No doubt a most (oul deed has been perpe trated at Nogos, and all must mourn the loss of such men as H. 8. Wills, Eag, in such a miserable way. The ruthless savages who committed these murders de serve the severest punishment, and must, if possible, be made an example to evildoers. No one uvillobject to their cpndigs chastisement But the gloating over the oceasion affoBrded by this dreadful massacre for hunting and shooting down the blacks, exhibited by the Guardian of November 6th, mustalse give pain to all right-minded people. The tone of triumph displayed by the Guardsan over those rho have endeavoured to procure jnustice for the aborigines, is anything but reputablehaddignifioed. The Savagee of theie spsrsely inhabited territories will commit atrocities.; no one, that I am esrre, has ever denied that they would. The only question between the Guardian and others is, whether their ontrages shall be met by lawlessness or law-eavageism ty ...