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THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN. IPSWICH, MONDAY, APRIL 7, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 7 April 1856
THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN. IPSWICH, MONDAY, APRIL 7, 1856. Mr. Thomas Holt, one of tbe candidates for the representation of the Stanley Boroughs, having fully explained his political views, both verbally and in writing, according to the most orthodox fashion,'we do not see any objection to his being elected on account of any import- ant difference of opinion on the leading ques- tions of the day ; but as the other candidates have expressed similar views with equal, if not superior, ability, we are at a loss to conceive any reason why he should' expect to obtain the suffrages of this constituency in preference to the well-known residents of the district, who, undoubtedly,have greater claims upon &nbsp; the voters, and more direct interest in their prosperity. If we may judge from the all but unanimous feeling manifested against his elec- tion at the public meeting on Wednesday &nbsp; evening last, it is not probable he will obtain many votes in Ipswich. In fact we never wi...
THE CENSUS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
THE CENSUS. CEKsiis Hmrt'Rsn. — The various collectors having furnished the Government Resident the returns collected by them fjr the police district of Brisbane, -1 am enabled by- the kindneis of that gentleman to Furnish yod with a statement of tlie number of in habitants located in tltat area, and will, in a. short lime, gire a return of the total of the inhabitants Comprised u-Hhm these northern districts. The simple return I now am enabled to furnish is as follows:— . ? ?» jr»l--8. ttan»1c«. Jforth BHabVie ? , 8K-f«HUIe»,«iraiirJsUlglOir JOSJ SutcmnttMiTMonor .ditto...;;. — ? 238 ???'„ i, HO 60S wVjt«rn ditto a ad -M-iBtO ? B1 162 Jf.T TsritScrToOniljtt'. ... 62 „ „? ZiT 1SS btaron BtooS.Piiio & (VnW.tirt Hirsrs . 29 „ „ 107 69 Math Brisbane tiiid Tf.TT. Suburbs ? 155 „ „ ttl\ 105 linnpjToo.l'oiul lln . ?lateiA-Glcr«)a-i4. 182 . .„ . „ S19 29& RiMn Altart, buaa, .tart Tweed ....;.'.,?.. -41- Ji3 «« WoniottH, Vtmig »t-+*io Iritiid, eod ?..???..?-? sapping .u..~.:...
APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICES TO OFFICIATE UNDER THE NEW MARRIAGE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICES TO OFFICIATE UNDER THE NEW MARRIAGE ACT. Their Honors the Judges have appointed the uudermontioued Justices of the Peace to give con sent to the Marriage of Minors, under the late Act for Regulating Marriages, in tho several Registry Districts comprised within or extending over the Benches (or Petty Sessions Districts) mentioned onnosite to their names resnectivelv. Mobetok Bay District. Brisbane. — John Clements AVickham, Brisbane; William Augustine Duncan, Brisbane. Dolby — Joshua Peter Bell, Jimbour ; Colin John Mackenzie, Warra Warra. Drayton. — Thomas De Lacy Moffatt; Frederick Neville Isaac. Ipswich. — Charles George Gray, Ipswich ; Richd. Joseph Smith, Town Marie. Maryborough. — Peter Dalgairus Anderson, Gl goorag'an ; Arthur Edward Halloran, Tinani.
DISTRICT REGISTRARS. (From the Government Gazette, 28th March.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
DISTRICT REGISTRARS. (From the Government Gazette, 26th March.) His Excellency the Governor-General directs it to be notified, that, in pursuance of the Act of Council 19 Viet., No. 8i, tor registering Births, Deaths, and Marriages, and with the advice of the Executive Council, he has appointed the following persons to be District Registrars tor the districts mentioned in connection witn their respective names, viz. ; — Dalby— Mr. Frederick VV. Bocbe. !-ravton— Mr. Alfred G. Ravenscroft. Gayndah — Henry Hort Brown, Esq. Gratton and Tabulam— Mr. William E. B. Wilson. Gundagai — Mr. David Smith. Leichhardt— William H. Wiseman, Esq. Surat (Maranoa) — Henry Boyle, Esq.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [The Editor tvishti il to be understood, that while every reasonable latitude will be allowedi he does not identify himself icith the opinion* expressed in the corretpond enee published in th.it Journal. Ml letters which appear under this heading are written by parties en tirely unconnected with the management of the l'apcr.'] Ipswich, 6th April, 1856. ? -Si e,--I seldom, if ever, appear as a newspaper correspondent, but I cannot remain longer silent. It has, within the last few days, come to my know» lodge that the Phtebe Dunbar, with emigrants* from London, has been ordered to Sydney on her arrival here. This in no wise surprised me, for so long as the present absurd system of retaining the emigrants at Brisbane con tinned, what else could be anticipated 'i \ It was oil very well when labour was exceedingly scarce, to land cargoes of people at out--of-the-wn.r ? places like Brisbane, but now that there is a fair j average supply, people will not submit to th...
NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION. Victoria River, North Australia, 24th September, 1855. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION. . (From the Government Gazette, March 28.) Victoria River, North Australia, 24th September, 1865. Sib, — I have the honour to transmit, by the Monarch, via Singapore, an abstract of the proceed ings of the North Australian Expedition to the pre sent date. On the 12th August the Expedition left Moreton Island, and on the 13th entered the inner passage to Torres Straits. After a somewhat tedious passage we reached Albany Island on the 26th, sighted Port Essington on the 1st September, and cleared Cla rence Strait at noon the following day ; but, owing to the great indraught of the deep indentations of the coast, the Monarch, so deviated from the direct course, that at 10 p.m. she grounded on the northern reef in the entrance of Port Patterson, and with some difficulty the Tom Tough was extricated from the reefs, as she was following the barque. Unfortunately this occurred at the time of high spring tide, and it was not till the 10th that endea vours to get...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
B. P. WHITEHOUSEi HAS received instructions to offer for Sole by Auction, at GORDON'S STABLES, drii SATURDAY 19th APRIL, * At 12 o'Clock, The thorough-bred BAT COLT, Chester field; Bred by John Watts, Esq., of Eton Vale ; rising 4 years old and sire of some promising young stock, foaled during the past season. Pedigree of Chesterfield, as furnished by the Breeder: — Got by Vagrant, by the imported Horse Vagabond, dam by Old Whiske'r ; g.d. by Satellite, g.g.d. thorough-bred Marc, Rose, imported by Cap tain Rouse, H.E.I.C.S. ; — on the other side he 1b out of a thorough-bred Mare of Mr. W's., bred by Mr. Curr, on the Hunter; and got by one of the best Arabs ever imported to this colony. It will thus Via seen that h'lB blood is undeniable. He is good tempered, thoroughly broken-in, of great gubstaucc; and would, ho doubt, prove an invalua ble Stud Horse for the district. lie will be ou view tit the StableB a few days prior to the sale. Postponement of Sale. NOTICE is hereby given, tha...
MR. WENTWORTH AND THE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
MR. WENTWORTH AND THE ELECTIONS. An opinion expressed by Mr. Wentworth respects ing the composition of the Legislative Assembly has been several times quoted during the elections now taking place. Au extract from a letter of still more recent date, written by Mr. Wentworth to a gentle man who was a member of the late Council, has been handed to us for publication. All parties must feel interested in learning what are the views of the author of the Constitution Bill, ate political junc ture like the present, when this measure is about to be tested by the actual application of its principles in tne government of the country. But this extract contains something more. We have been strongly opposed to Mr. Wentworth, but we know many who ronlially agreed in the principles of that opposition, trill yet, as native Australians, feel their sympathies warm to their alttentcountryman's concluding words. Mr. Wentworth writes :— ' I hope you, and all -|uc natives who arc eligible, will take your ...
IMPROMPTU. A PARODY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
IMPROMPTU. a r-ARoim How doth the little Courier bee Improve the sliiiiiug hours. And jratliur honey every week . Fiom paragraphs of ours. -^ Wrf; Supplement of the 7th instant. Bor Bittes bv a Snake. — About three months since, a lad employed on the station of James Laid-j ley, Esq., at FranUyn Vale, was bitten in the leg; by a black finnkflflsAs soon as the circumstance was made knownW) his master, he immediately, hastened to his assistance, and scarified the wound, which operation having been performed, a paste, composed of ipecacuanha and sal volatile was ap plied to the punctured part. The sufferer becoming rather drowsy, a tcaspoouful of brandy and some sal volatile was then administered, and he was desired to move about. In the course of 24 hours the usual symptoms of sleepiness and rigidity of the limbs had disappeared. About ten days afterwards the boy was again slightly affected with rigidity of the sinews, but on a renewal of the former application he ultimately recovered...
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. A considerable amount of wool advertised for sole yesterday brought together a numerous attendance, and the lots being put up for unreserved sale the competition was brisk, and for fair to good qualities an advance took place upon last week's prices. The purchases that are now being made, both nrivateJv and at auction, are principally for the French mar ket — especially of scoured and handwasbed wools — . 1 and quotations for these qualities are above coin- - parison to those of fleece wool. Inferior low find I seedy wools are dull of sale, the English market quoting them at low figures' aud not in demand, and they ore quite unsuitable for a foreign market, and hence so great a difference in price. The low rates of freight and the exchange ou England have of late been in favour of the grower ; but it is ex tremely difficult, in the absence of English advices, to say whether present prices will be maintained. Tallow. — The supply of this article has been larger than...
POLLING DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
POLLING DAY. Yesterday, according to official appointment, the Poll demanded by the candidates on the -?day of nomination took place at the Court House. John Panton, Esq., the Deputy Returning Officer, presided, and commenced taking the voting papere at 9 o'clock pre cisely. Some delay occurred in registering the votes, in consequence of the Deputy Returning Officer Having consiaerea it nis duty to check the voting papers by the Electoral Roll, which in numerous instances turned out to be incorrect, as well as the printed lists, from which most of them wore made up. Very few votes, however, were altogether rejected, as Mr. Panton gave every person, whose voting paper was informal, an opportunity to amend it. Several voters, however, whose papers had been refused, left the polling place, and did not vote at all. It ?certainly appeared to us that the Returning Office* was more strict on this, occasion than usual. The general opinion, however, is that on the whole the election was cond...
THE ELECTION. NOMINATION DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
THE ELECTION. Nomination Day. The nomination of the Candidates for the ??representation of the Stanley Boroughs took place at the Court House, Brisbane, on Friday -last, at noon. Mr. Forbes and Mr. Macalister were the only two candidates present. Mr. .Richardson was in Sydney, and Mr. Holt was so unwell that he was unable to attend. Dr. Simpson, the Returning Officer, having read the writ, Mr. Robert Little proposed, and Captain Coley seconded, the nomination of Mr. John Kicliardeon, as a (it and proper per son to represent the Stanley Boroughs in the Mew Parliament. Mr. Souter proposed, and Mr. C. Windmell seconded, the nomination of Mr. Forbes. Mr. -3hristie proposed, and Mr. Souter seconded, the nomination of Mr. Macalister. Dr. Hobbs proposed, and Mr. Spence se conded, the nomination of Mr. Thomas Holt. The Returning Officer having called for a show of hands, declared it to be in favour of Messrs. Richardson and Holt. A poll was ?then demanded by Messrs. Forbes and Macal ister, ...
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MEMBERS ELECTED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 8 April 1856
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLt. JIEitBERS EJECTED. CiT&or Btbset (I) ? Charira Cowper... ? i ? Oil HouryTarics ? Old. nobefl Campbell ? „ Old. JtmesRflbortWIlshlre ......... 'Old. fcnwET HAioits (2) ...... Daniel Cooper ? ., ? Old. Stuart Alexander Donaldson., Old. tixwar, Wai (2) ..i ? -.liuBMirarlSihur ? -..- Old. John Sortda Oslo? ? 1 ? New. ^'onratniiiEBUVD So- .. . ' moths (*) ? fl«orjf-! Robert Klebols ? Old. Bourn lluiwiU. ? ...... ?-Vw. ruRUMTTA (2) ? Henry Wntcon l'uker ? Old. IJcorjieOjil.tif ? ???..? Old. NO&TB EASTJ3W Bo- - ?: JtorcHS(l) ? ? TAwvti Flood ? -.,,&, 014 - *,« The Finl 'Old '' eignlSwi (hot fbctofcnimr eleoJWttrtiu tbe old Council, mid the word ' New ' (hat be new outers the ttglitatniv for thcflrel Um*.
PROGRESS OF THE WAR.—SURRENDER OF KARS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 22 April 1856
PROGRESS OF THE WAR— SURRENDER OF EARS. We regret to state that authentic intelligence hag been received, which leaves no doubt as fco the fatt of Kara. Ismail Pacha (General Kemety), with another officer,, who succeeded in eluding the vigi lance of the Bussian outposts, have ejected, their escape. When they quitted Kan, General Williams bad been compelled by famine to send a nag of trace to the Russian camp offering capitulation. . ( From the Morning PotU) We pledge ourselves as to the authenticity of tht intelligence respecting the capitulation oi Ears, We were perfectly correct in stating that General Kemety, the commander of Kan, had, with another officer, effected his escape through the Bussian out posts to Erzeroum, and that thence intelligence has been received from bim. General Kemety states, that before be left General Williams had despatched a flag of truce to General Mouravieff offering termB of capitulation. That Kan is in postession of the RusstMt there can be no doubt....
MILITARY CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 22 April 1856
MILITARY CONFERENCE. The representatives of England *t the military council to be held at Paris, vie, tho Duke of Cam bridge, Sir E. Lyons, Bir A. Airy, Sir. H. Jones, and Admiral Dundas, will leave town to-morrow for the French metropolis.; . The subjoined was telegraphed to Melbourne on the previous day, on the arrival of the Walmcr .-. [ #H^ PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. ; Tlie JVorrf of Brussels publishes the following telegraphic despatch, dated Berlin, Sunday evening, DeoemberSOdi:— ? A circular, emanating from the Imperial Chan cery *if St. Petersburg, the 10th (!8B) Deoembcr, an uouncjng that the' Emperor's consent to the third i PpintV guarantee*, formulated «t the Vienna con ittrynces. is regulated in the following manner : — let. The principle of closing the Straits is to be maintained. . * gnd. . Ko flag of war shsit be admitted into the Black Sea, except that of tho naval forces which Russia and Turkey may think it advisable to inain tain there by comutoi Hgreemcnt. : 3d. . The a...
NEGOTIATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 22 April 1856
NEGOTIATIONS. The Paris correspondent of the Post says:— In- telligence from Russia is as warlike as ever. W- hereby telegraph that Prince Borisko had passer through Berlin bearing important despatches from the Government at Washington to that ofSt. Peter* burgh concerning negotiations. There wity, b. some meaning In these negotiations of interest tc the Allies. It is wel}-fcn6wn tinw Americans havi baen employed by the Cur for some time past tc build steam machinery and forward war inatcriale. whilst it is said that the two governments are on vory friendly terms. ... Pabib, Sunday Evening.— No accounts hare at yet been received in Paris as to the impression pro dueed on the Russian government by the comenuni cation of the Austrian .propo«itiou of which Count Esterhuy was the bearer, and I-de n»l believe that we can have any before 'Wednesday, I only fcnon asyetthat Esteraaty hod an interview with Nee ?elrode, the principal topic discussed was tho con duct of Austria; oud the ltiiss...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian, Ipswich and General Advertiser — 22 April 1856
MISCELLANEOUS. Tbe Amemoak Pbesidekt'b Forthcoming H^bsaob. — A private communication from Wash ington enables its to anticipate the substance. of this important State document, which will probably be j received in London on Monday or Tuesday next. The message, in adverting to' trie great conlest now L'oing.oo in. Europe, will assure the citizens of tlie f'n1bn that Government, abiding by the maxim of. Wjishincion, ri»ve refrained from intermeddling in tbe affairs of Europe, and avoided 'entangling alliances.' In reference to the dinpnten with tbe United Kingdom, it will announce thnt tlie miKundci- standing with regard to the affairs of Central America has unhappily not vet been adjusted, althoagh them is overy confidence that the good seme of tlie people of , both countries may enable the Government ultimately to arrive at that miich-dcsired result. With regard to the reinforcement of the West India, s^iundron it will state that tlie British (Jovprtunnnf hn8 explained ro the Ameri...