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TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) MELBOURNE. April 22. THE ALL-ENGLAND MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (pnOit OTO TELEGBAWIIO COBnESrOJiDENTä.) MELBOURNE. April 22. The Am-Enoiaxd Match. Is tho first innings of the Twenty-two of Melbourne, 17 wore out for 117 runs. ADELAIDE. Falcon won the Adelaide Cup. The value of the stakes is stated to bo £1150. The AATlliams has sailed for Brisbane, SYDNEY. Gardiner, tho bushranger, has been committed for trial. Parliament was prorogued by the Governor in person. The steamer Kembla has gone oshoro in tho Clydo River. The R.M.S.S. Bombay took from hero ten thousand ounces of gold, and six thousand sovereigns. News lins been received from Auckland to tho 11th instant. The troops are occupying Munugatauri, the Maories having retreated to AY'harctuterc. General Cameron does not intend to make a general attack until the Spring. Pitoors multiply that wo aro wan-anted in charging the government with a determination lo abolish tho Land Order system, and to stop immigration under it. In fact, this is now fairly announced in England, mid...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
BIRTHS. BOW.-On the 22nd instant, at her residence, George-street, Mrs. W. R. Bow, of a daughter. IVORY. - On the 16th February, at 42, Char- lotte street, Edinburgh, the wife of James Ivory, Esq., of a son. DEATH. WILSON.-On the 21st April, at the residence of his father, Wharf-street, Spring Hill, George Frederick Fry, eldest son of W. C. B. Wilson, Esq., New South Wales, Surveyor, late of Grafton River, aged 17 years, much be- loved by all who knew him.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
WEEKLY TRIP TO CLEVELAND. THE Steamer DIAMOND will be despatched from Newton's Wharf, &nbsp; &nbsp; THIS (Saturday) MORNING at 9 o'clock, returning next morning at 10. liares, 5s. and 7s. 6d. Cargo received by Messrs. G. Eaff & Co. BRIGHT BROTHEES & CO., 3690 Agents QUEENSLAND STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. &nbsp; THE MAIL STEAMER QUEENS- LAND, will leave for MARY- BOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCK- HAMPTON, on TUESDAY, April 26, at 10 p.m. 3512 i&A USTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. STEAM TO SYDNEY-The TELEGRAPH, 'l8 hours after arrival. TO MARYBOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCKHAMPTON. -The COLLAROY', TUESDAY", April 26, at 10-30 p.m.. No ad\ anec in rates. TO MARYBOROUGH. - The , YAREA YARRA, 48 hours after arrival. TO IPSWICH The BRISBANE, This Day, SATURDAY, April 23, at 9 n.m. The IPSWICH, MONDAY, April 25, at 11 a.m. The BRISBANE, TUESDAY, April 20, at 11 a.m. HENRY O'REILLY, Agent. A.S.N. Company's Oflîccs, Brisbane AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAV...
THE EXECUTION OF THE "FLOWERY LAND" PIRATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
THE EXECUTION OF THE "FLOWER Y &nbsp; LAND" PIRATES. The Daily Telegraph of February 23rd con- tains tha following remarks on tha "Flowery Land" piracy: Yesterday, in the chill morning air, tha hang- man finished the story of the Flowery Land, with the sharp slamming of tha drop and the sudden agony of dislocated neck-bones and choked lungs. The five pirates hava died that horrible death by which it is still believed evil natures are terrified from crime, and society edilied as to the sacredness of human life. We wish that we could think so in view of that surging, blasphemous, excited crowd that treated the occasion as a drama of the liveliest sensa- tional kind-with nothing to pay for a place and homicide, not fictitious, but natural and authentic, perpetrated before their eyes. In grimy, haggard thousands, the thieves and pros- titutes of London and the suburbs gathered about the foot of the big gallows, jamming and crushing each other for a share of the spectacle. They h...
THE EXCELSIOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
THE EXCELSIOR. THIS vessel left London Docks on the 29th of &nbsp; November and cleared the Lizard Point on the &nbsp; 19th of March, having encountered very heavy &nbsp; gales fiom the westward in working down the English Channel. During the middle portion &nbsp; of the passage, she had moderate and fine weather, and on the 5th of January she put into Port Prayo, in the island of St Jago, belonging to the Cape Verde group, to repair the pumps which were out of order. On the 18th of the same mouth she resumed her passage but subsequently she touched at the Island of Tristan de Acunha on tho 17th February, to obtain a supply of water. Thence to the mer- diam of the Cape of Good Hope she met with strong westerly breezes and fine weather. In running her easting while between the meridian &nbsp; of the Cape and that of the Mauritius in lati- tudu 41 degrees south, she fell in with three cyclones, all of which travelled in an easterly direction. Af...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 April 1864
NEWS OF THE WEEK. Friday Evening. THE election for North Brisbane is the prin- cipal topic of the week. On Tuesday the nom- &nbsp; nation of candidates took place and Messrs. W. Brookes, T. S. Warry and J. Petrie were duly proposed and seconded. A Mr. Paul, who had been addressing the electors for some days pre- viously, withdrew at the eleventh hour, sagaci- ously perceiving that he had no chance against &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; men better known, and, perhaps, more worthy &nbsp; &nbsp; of trust than himself - what influence he pre- sumed to have he transferred to Mr. Warry. The expectation that Mr J Gore Jones was to be put in nomination was not realized, his friends lacking confidence in his ability to secure &nbsp; the favour of the constituency. It was plain that whoever might be returncd for the vacant seat late occupied by r.i George Raff, would be no improvement upon our late es- &nbsp; teemed member. The day succeed...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
NEW SOUTH WALES. Bl the steamet Tclcgiaph, ninth aimed icstcrdtn, we nie in ueupt ol papéis A oin New South AArnles to tho 21st instant AVe take the following exhacts li oin I beni - Cuv lui non in m - On Mombil, Apnl lSlh Hie first pile was diiteii of a nh n f, non ni constitution it the foot ol Jung sheet Ibis mipi01 ement was much ltquued, ns m its outillai state it foiiucd n means loi toiiiciniç all kinds of i ubbish mto the li uboi AVhtu tins woik is completed, it mil not onl) mci cul the hugo qttanht! of sand and soil which is ciiiud doini this street with htai} nuns fioin filling up Iho lint boin, but it will also be mt ot ininti ni to this pnit of tho tit}, and n ill pi oil ti great boon I to (lu titi7Liis gtnttnll}, as it is uittudcd, when finished, to be let tlihul} foi the Use ol nuki men s boats mid hurboiu steamet s Hie wh uf j n ill be eau led out 100 feet fiom (lie pu sent tci minalton of (he sheet, mid at tho md (heit will be Ino jtthes GO fict long-one foi boals and...
COMMERCIAL. BRISBANE COURIER Office, Monday morning. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
COMMERCIAL BRISBANE COURIER Office. Monday Morning. The Telegraph arrived yesterday, bringing &nbsp; &nbsp; files to the 21st instant from Sydne. The S. M. Herald says :- By the Madras we have &nbsp; our usual tobacco advices. From London to Melbourne the amount shipped was 69,642 lbs. ; &nbsp; &nbsp; and to Sydney, 96,420 lbs., including leaf and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; all kinds manufactured. The only vessels re- &nbsp; ported from the States were the Francis Hilliard and Georgina for Melbourne. Bremner &nbsp; &nbsp; and Tell say the proposed tax in the States has caused a good deal of talk, has not affected the &nbsp; London market, and judging from the strong &nbsp; &nbsp; opposition in the New York trade they have an &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; opinion that some tax will be imposed. Various &nbsp; conjectures are afloat as to the n...
THE "GAZETTE." [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
THE " GAZETTE." The following extracts are taken from the Government Gazette of Saturday : APPOINTMENTS.-John Watts, of Eton Vale, in the county of Aubigney, Esq., to be a mem- ber of the Legislative Council. Henry Buckley, Esq., and Henry Challinor, Esq., M.L.A., to be members of the Board of General Education, in the room of the Honorable M. C. O'Connell, Esq., M.L.C., and John Douglas, Esq., M.L.A., resigned. Mr. Digby Gerahty, to be Gaoler at Rockhampton. The Rev. Bowyer Edward Shaw, B.A., minister of the Church of England, resid- ing at Brisbane, to be registered as a Minister of Religion for the celebration of Marriages in the colony of Queensland. RESIGNATIONS.-John Balfour, Esq., and Alfred William Compigne, Eq., as members of the Legislative Council of Queensland. Elias Seelborough Rutherford, Esq., as Second Lieutenant of the Rockhampton Company of the Queensland Volunteer Rifle Brigade.
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. &nbsp; MESSRS. FRASER & BUCKLAND, at 12 o'clock, on the site of the late Premises oc- cupied by John Markwell : Damaged Iron- mongery. MR. A. E. ALEXANDER, at 11 o'clock, at the Bank Auction Rooms ; Twine, Butter, Weighing Machine, and Sundries. MR. R. CRAWFORD, at 11 o'clock, at the Royal Horse Bazaar; Horses, Drays, Har- ness. MESSRS. MARTIN & DICKSON, at 11 o'clock, at the City Auction Mart: Land at South Brisbane, on Ipswich Road, at Cleveland, and on Spring Hill ; also, the schooners Rose and Gazelle.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
SHIP MAILS. The mails per the Queensland (s.) for Mary- borough, Gayndah, Gladstone, Rockhampton, and Port Denison, will be made up and closed at the General-Post-Office, to-morrow (Tuesday), as under : For registered letters at 5 p.m., and for other letters and newspapers at 8 p.m.
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Taken at 9 a.m. SATURDAY, APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Taken at 9 a.m. SATURDAY, APRIL 23. BRISBANE. – Barometer (corrected) 29.870 ; thermometer (shade) 69.7 ; ditto (dry bulb) 70.0 ; ditto (wet bulb) 67.9 ; force of wind, 1 ; cloud 9. (Per Electric Telegraph.) SYDNEY. – Barometer (corrected), 29.768 ; thermometer (shade), 66.0 ; ditto (dry bulb), 66.0 ; ditto (wet bulb), 58.6 ; force of wind, 1 ; cloud, 1. &nbsp; WIND AND WEATHER. &nbsp; Brisbane, S.W., and light foggy clouds ; Lytton, S.W., and fine ; Ipswich, calm and cloudy ; Laidley, calm and dull ; Toowoomba, calm and dull ; Drayton, calm and dull ; Warwick, N.W., and dull ; Dalby, S., and dull ; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sydney, W.N.W, and fine. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
Auction Sales. THURSDAY, APRIL 28. TOO MUCH FIRE. TOO MUCn FIRE. By order of the Coloninl Insurance Company. THE AVHOLE OF THE FURNITURE and EFFECTS of the late JOHN THOMAS OF ME NORTH BRISBANE HOTEL, To bo sold by PUBLIC AUCTION, No. 3, JEAA'ELL's BUILDINGS, Near to tho A. S. N. Company's Wharf. TRUNDLE & CAMERON have received in- structions from the agent of tho Colonial Insurance Company lo sell, at No. 3. Jewell's Buildings, on the above date, al 12 o'clock, 3 Double Iron-Bedsteads, Bedding, &c. 2 Splendid Mahogany Sido Boards Lpt of Elegant Steel Engravings 4 large Stuil'cd Easy Forms 4 Leather Chairs American Cano ditto Cedar ditto ditto Dressing Tables AVashstitndä Ohcflbuicrs Large Dining Tables Ditto deal Kuchen ditto 1 Beer Engine Several large Ced.tr Tables Lot Floor Cloth Ditio Oil ditto Ditto Tumblers Clock 1 Rocking Chair 1 Easy ditto Oil Paintings, &c., &c. Fenders Crockery, Tubs, Knives and Forks, Cook- ing Utensils, &c, i.e. A...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
HS. GRENFELL, Gjinkrat, Commission, . Sini'wxo, and Custom House Agent, 15 iai.E-STiti:r.T, Nohtii Biusuanh. Sole Queensland Agency for Lindiiuian's cele- brated Colonial AViucs. HENRY O'REILLY, Licensed Custom: Housk Agent. Consignees' consignments attended to with punctuality and dispatch. A. S. N. Company's Wharf, Brisbane, Fobrunry 1st, 18G1. 1125 J SEAFORD GORDON, BitoKr.tt, Ships . Agent, aso Customs' Agency, Brydeu's Buildings, near Custom House, Brisbane. Aressels reported al Iho Custom House with ovcry despatch. Consignments delivered with- out any trouble to (lie Consignee. 31S1 LF. LANDSBERG, Licensed Suit ve you, . Quken-stiieei'. Landa .surroyed, Plans Prepared, Properties Sold and Transferred willi caro and despatch. Fees reasonable. MR. LE GOULD, C.E., LICENSED SURVEYOR, LAND Al ESTATE AGENT, OrriCES.-Opposite Commercial Bank, QUEEN STREET. LANDS Surveyed, Plnus beautifully Executed, Conveyances, Mortgages, ixe, Prepared, nud General Agency under tho Real l'lopcrly Ac...
BOWEN. (From the Port Denison Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
BOWEN. (From the Port Denison Times.) The following extract from a letter received from Rockhampton Bay will afford our leaders some interesting information:— "We arrived &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; here on Sunday week, and have taken up allot ments, I have taken a front one near Mr Dal- i}inples stoie and am tutting out ni} house, mid «li ill hu! t it finished m 11 11 etk Mi Dubyntpli lind lift fot the Vallo} two weeks btfoio we niuiid and has not been heard of sum Hortpoited that ho had found a good road but wlttit hen tut to cut (ho scrub ho caine on a pieuptee loO feet dtcp so ho sent the men back and n tnt to tho station If ho dots not let tu 11 bifoie Sitmdai 110 baie mado a party to go 111 st 111 eli of lum I think tho town hue mil bo allon the beach ns there is onh 100111 foi two sheets lhere is a milo of swamp close to the town One man died hero on luosdtt} three ait ill It is our niclanthol} dut} to record tho death b} drowning on the 11th instant, of Jose...
MR. HENRY JORDAN'S REPLY TO HIS TRADUCERS. (From the Bury Times, February 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
HENRY JORDAN'S REPLY HIS TRADUCERS. (From tho Bury Times, February G. Sut,-"Will }0ii oblige hilo} msortmg tho cn closid letlei, ninth 1 at hist sent lo the Bing Guaidian, but ninth the tdiloi of thal papel bus not published -Yottt most obtdiont soi i nut, ribiiuuy G Hl mu Jo«» in To the Tdiloi of the Bin y Guaidian Sir,- V lottci published m tho Bing Guardian of Intimi!) ')tb, signed " lohn Pltltliu," Mar} borough ' toiilaiiis s-cural imsiipiisciilnuoiis, and as ion haio git cn mseilion to Ibu commit mt ilion m ninth 1 am du cell} attustd of luise boo 1, 1 doubt not}on will feel that}on cannot in iiisheo lefuse lo nisei I ni} lopl} John 1 lelthti thus toinintnts upon tho nages of lnboiii I hutt named m a leltu ot mino to out of Hit paptis - ' 1 lim« sim one will Ion by Mi Ionian, ni nhuh lit guts a list of nages paid in Busbiino fot nu tous kinds of luboiu, but ho does not say how mau) mo hkul} to obtain woik in Bnsbuuo al Hit nugi* quoted Ho knows Unit Dutbano is ah uni} oici stoc...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Saturday, April 23. Before the Police Magistrate. DRUNKENNESS.-William Merston, charged with drunkenness and making use of obscene language, pleaded guilty to the former charge, and was fined 10s. The latter charge could not be proved against him, and he was discharged. LARCENY.-William Greenwood was charged with stealing a watch and chain, the property of John Mathieson. Prisoner pleaded not guilty, and was undefended. Mrs. Mathieson deposed that prisoner came to her husband's house on Monday last, at South Brisbane, about some washing, and whilst he was there a man came in and asked what o'clock it was ; she pulled out the watch, and told him the hour ; they both left, and she went to draw some water; when she returned she missed the watch. Joseph Mathieson deposed that the watch produced was his property, which he left with his wife on Monday morning. &nbsp; William Cheeseman deposed that he knew the prisoner, and had been slightly acquainted with ...
CORRESPONDENCE. CAPTAIN KEEN AND THE STEAMER DIAMANTINA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
CORRESPONDENCE. CAPTAIN KEEN AND THE STEAMER &nbsp; &nbsp; DIAMANTINA. &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. &nbsp; Sir,—In your issue of to-day I observe a letter from Captain Keen, which by its tenor, he wishes to infer Captain M'Diarmid did not know anything of the Brisbane River, in the last pas- sage up of the Diamantina. Not wishing to detract from Captain Keen's local knowledge I am of opinion that Captain M'Diarmid must know more about it than Cap- tain Keen is inclined to give him credit, as he has to my knowledge been in charge of the com- pany's steamer three times in and out. As to the assertion, " Captain M'Diarmid trying to save certain exemption dues," Captain Keen's presence on board would not in any way &nbsp; interfere with the harbor authorities in collecting them. The inuendo thrown out against a "brother seaman," where he states that Captain M'Diarmid did not study "the convenience and benefit to the citizens of Br...
The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. MONDAY, APRIL 25, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 25 April 1864
ïïiïjï (touim PUBLISHED DAILY. -. (vi 3I0XVAY, APRIL 25, 1801. Pakhamext will assemble to-morrow, ;ts the Governor's proclamation Jins it, " for despatch of business." AVo may do-' rivu comfort from the circtimstiuiuo tliul to this extent lite constitution is observed in its integrity, ami moreover that our rulers aro guided ii) their observance ol' it by a becoming sense ol' propriety ; for wo well remember that, for a short time, thcro ivns good reason to apprehend that tho session would be deferred till tho year was much further advanced. What matter if we owe to the influence of tho country members ot- to the consideration of our paternal Govern- ment the punctual calling together ol' the Houses, so that thoy aro convoked at the proper time. We should rejoice, indeed, if we could think that it was to the latter thal wo arc beholden for so much favour that the Ministry does not tear to propound its liberal reforms, confident that they must command the support of friends and foes ...