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DALBY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 20 October 1863
DALBY. The Correspondent, of the D. D. Gazette, writing from Dalby on the 13th instant, says : — On Saturday evening as the wife of a shepherd living at an out station on the Jimbour run, was proceeding in the direct- ion of the Woolshed Inn (Mr. Ross'), she was violently attacked by a blackfeUow, formerly in the Native Police, named Charlie, who after ill-treating the poor womao, and tearing her wearing apparel, succeeded in robbing her of three £1 notes and half a sovereign. Constable BI'Donald, of the Dalby police, having occasion to call at the Wuolshed Inn, was informed of the circumstances, and with praiseworthy vigilance, hastened to Dalby and informed the Chief Constable of the particulars of the barefaced outrage. Immediate steps were taken to capture the ruffian, who was supposed to be camped with the blacks in the vincinity of the town. On constable Devine making his appearance in the camp, instituting inquiries, die fellow was singled out, who lost no time in decamping, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
' gaits bs ^ttc&ru ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION Mr' - ' To be held by ABTINand mCKBONat the City 'JLu^mHut dmiig (he current SOommeacirig Sack Day at 11 o'clock. THURSDAY— . . ' A~si-er advertisements RlfOIHJAT— 'Vain '?'flour ; Potatoes ; Furniture Sundries THIS DAT. SO'Btndi Cmnta, jnat landed, ez r - ? Sunda. aVr&BTIN & DIOKSON wi& sell byane JM. tion. at the City Auction Mart, THIS D^; October ». at 11 o'clock,. '? ^faatieb prime currants, just landed ?' ' -exSunda, and in splendid order and __ -J ? ' condition. A wmple of really fine, large, clean, new * - . fruit. Terms at sale. THIS DAT. 95 Oases Wiltshire Onese , 40 -Oa»e* Orlando. Jonea and Oca White -BlDBBtardv. 1O UStto aitto Sins Bine Starch- ^^ IO niaSnamewdoublo mae Cork Butter. S Cases KngUsh Hams. « Ditto ditto Baoon. MABTIN & DICK6ON win sen by auc tion, at the City AncBoii Mart, THIS SAX. October 22, at 11 o'clock, 95 eases Wiltshire cheese -40cases Orlando. Jones and Co. a w...
PROVINCIAL NEWS. WARWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
FXtOVXTCCX-AJCj MEWS. WABWICK. (From the Mail of Saturday last.) Pcbsdakt to advertisement a meeting was held at the Downs Hotel. Albion-street, on Monday evening last, his Worship the Mayor in the chair. The Chairman in opening the bnsiness of the meeting said, he had received a letter from the Minister for Lands and Works relative to the GladSeld Reserve, and the extension of the Warwick Beserve, and as it contained matter of local interest he begged to read it to the m*etin£. The con tents were as foUe'8 t The Worship*1' tte¥aj°r of WMwjnk. , Sir.— Beferrins to your «ammunieation dated the 26th nltimo. forwarding minutes of a public meeting held at Warwick. At which an expression of pnblic opinion was put forth averse to Ifce prWsple of marking any land off for agncautara); purposes, ex cept of the best quality .jUat can be found ? that the country recently puintid cot by tbe Surveyor-General was notVif this descrip tion, butou the contrary, was inconveinenny situated, insufficie...
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
Wednesday, Oct. 21. 1863. Benjamin Headfield. charged with bcine drunk, being a new arrival ai'd his first of fence, was discharged. John Wilson, charged with being drunk, was fined 5s., or, in default, 24 houre in the cells. ? '
WIND AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
WIND AND WEJKHEB. 1 Brisbane, calm and fine ; Lytton, N, and fine; Ipswich, oalm and fine; Too woomba, calm and fine ; Drayton. calm and fine; Warwick, calm, and fine; Sydney, W ft \ff finft October 21.— Brisbane. N, fine ; Ljtton. KB™ fine; Ipswich, calm, fine; liaidley, cVtaltSaVToowoonAa.W, fine; Drayton. ?W, ftiui ; Warwick, calm, fine.
IPSWICH POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1863. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
? 9 IPSWICH POLICE COURT. Tuesday, October 20, 1863. Befobe the Police Magistrate. William Whelan, charged with being drunk and disorderly, fined 5s., or 24 honrs. John Martin, charged with being drunk, fined 5s., or 24 hours in the cells. Esron Baldwin, charged with assaulting the police, and rescuing one of his 'p»ls,' was fined 80s., and 35s. costs for disfiguring the constable's clothes. Martin Joseph Keogh, charged with being drank and using obscene language, was fined 20s, or 14 days. W. H. Barrister was charged with rescuing a prisoner. „ There being no evidence to cor roborate the testimony of Sergeant Green away, the case was dimissed.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. At tht- meeting of this budv on Monday last, there were present the Mayor, Alder men Cliutib, Pettigrew. Shenton, and Given. Alderman Pettigbew gave notice of a motion for the rcpa:r of Union-street, which if not passed would lead to the closing for that thoroughfare. A letter was read from the Secretary of Lands refusing to grant to the Council the cruiind used as a Bonds' depot. The report of the Finance Committee, ordering the payment of accounts, was passed. Alderman Chubb moved that the Conncil grant £100 from the funds, to he devoted to thn purchase of a scholarship in the Grammar School, to be called tbe Corporation Scho- ! larsbip. The chief argument in favor of the motion was that the establishment of the school had increased the value of Crown Lands in its vicinity. Alderman Pettigbew briefly seconded the motion. At the suggestion of the BIatob, that the interest on £100 wonld not always be suffi cient to buy the scholarship, the sum was altered to £125....
No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
» THE KOBTB ACSTBATJAS'is a purdy social and political organ. It beUerea in a great destiny for this naturally rich and beautiful land; that nothing ean contribute so ptnrerfollj- to the epeedy attainment of that destiny as union .wumpti: au sections and classes of its people. This onUm is attainable [only on one condition— Eavaiity of Bights. The *? Soeth Ansxu ms^wiUgtheielbi^as vdl for the advancement of the colouy, as because the 'principle is intrinsically just, advocate equal GtO, Bdigious, and Political BigistE foraUcolonirts, inespeetin of erery eonsidera Uon as to Creed or Country. It bcUeres the Constitution of the colony, when fairly interpreted, fully dewtoped and allowed frae-actSon,tobe in its liberality the most suitable to onr condition that could be dcrised. It irill, therefore, uphold the Constitution in its Integrity and oppose all changes in it, except such as ate pro* dneea by iU own adaptation and growth. It tin condemn equally the eSbrts of the indigent lerell...
IPSWICH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
IPSWICH. ClKWODB OWS -»BBEaPOtIDEKT-) . - MUKICIPAXj Councils, lute every outer human institution, present at times strauge sites, and still stranger acts. They are, of course, fallible; but even so, they should exhibit some sort of reason. The Ipswich Municipal Council, on Monday evening, appeared to have lost all reason, and even shame. They eat acd deliberated, and passed a motion 'which concerns every ratepayer in Ipswich,' as if the money .they were voting away belonged personally to themselves, ? and not to the public I wonder how the ratepayers will swallow die dose of f 125 given to purchase scholar ships to the Grammar School. It was tbe dnty of these three gentlemen— 4he Mayor, Aldermen Chubb, and Pettigrew.-to consult the wishes and .feelings of considerably more than half of the ratepayers of Ipswich, before appropriating this money to a pur pose for which they have no authority, as they acknowledge in debate, and which I designate «s public robbery, np matter what mild ...
The North Australian. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
Wyt Ufortjj Australian. TSURSDAT. OCTOBER 22. 1863. A FEW days since we thought it neces sary to call the attention of the public to the ' Act for the Incorporation, Re gulation, and AVlnding-up of Trading Companies and other Associations' which the last Session of Parliament has left for onr comfort. The mon strous provision by which the power of any Society, religions or lay, to hold more than two acres of land was made dependent upon the pleasure of the Governor in Council — in other words, of the Ministry of the day — we duly exposed as well as the want of grammar and coherency in other parts of the measure. We have now to comment upon an equally insidious attempt to vest the control of the Joint Stock Companies of this Colony in the hands of the same irresponsible Tribunal. We Tentnre to say that no more artful or more really dangerous scheme to give to the Executive a judicial power without judicial responsibility has been devised once Parliamentary Govern ment was first intro...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE BENEHAN CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
COKBESPONDENCE. THE EENEHAN CIECULAB. We have been requested to give insertion to the following letter called forth by a leading article in the Guardian of Tuesday last, which is referred to in another part of our present issue : — To the Editor of the Guardian. -- 6kb, — rA circular, bearing my signature, m.u& sent round for idifitributiou among the ti^rn^fsf^^fefiSr^si^r-^iissSEfc purpose, wonld, if people were influenced : by you, be the source of distrust, ill-will. and alarm among the citizens of Brisbane. The Roman Catholic Priests, as a body, ought to be very thankful indeed for the fulsome praise yon have lavished upon them in your leader of yesterday. Any encomiums you were good enough to pass on me personally have, I assure yon, been accepted for what they seem to me to be worth, without having their sincerity called inco question for a moment. We. the priests in this diocese, as also the Bight Rev. Dr. Quiun, onr ecclesiastical superior, are strongly opposed to al...
FORM TO BE FILLED BY [?]O[?]OLD[?] [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
mMWBi niuffl,,,,,™,^,^^ .... ITame _-*« . # m_«. — »f»rried ♦ Copies of this document were pub licly delivered at every house in town where a fioman Catholic was thought to reside, and amongst the rest at the dwelling of the writer in the Guardian. Hard pressed for a subject on which to edify his readers on the following morning, in an evil moment he seized upon the circular. Opening his article with laudations of the Roman Catholic Clergy, inter spersed with a few uncharitable doubts, he works his subject up to the point, where by contrast, he believes his in sinuations will have most force, and then concludes by giving his own un truthful and unreasonable surmises in reference to the objects of the Circular, in the following words : — The ostensible object of the circular is to acquire the names of the members of the Rom&n Catholic religion id the town who will be willing to contribute towards 'the erection of the new Roman Catholic Chnrch in Nortli Brisbane.' It may at fi...
AID FOR IMMIGRANTS. [CONTRIBUTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
AID FOB IMMIGRANTS. [CnKTBTBOTED.] Perhaps the most crying evil with which our Corporation is taxable, is the lethargic apathy with which they regard the health aud comfort of the immigrants who are con tinually landing upon our shores, and who, after being sheltered for a limited period at that well ventilated institution, known as the Depot, are compelled to seek refuge else where, if they have not been fortunate enough to secure employment. It mav be ii ii n wriiaii 'Ijii ini^wg 'tii li -,?? . - - ** - ^i»— ^?'^?»'»^pn% '''ffn- ^omfHoyumut; 'un^^wr' well obtain it in a country like this, where the labor market is inadequate to supply the perpetual and increasing demand upon it. But. be it remembered that, in most cases, the immigrant who lands upon our shores is a very different person from the established settler, who knows the Geography of Queensland by heart, and whom a long residence here has inured to the peculiari ties of trade, — the -energetic decision, the Colonial socia...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
SBXPFXXTG Imwiob Stjuuiebs.— The AAH. Corn panv- steamers restart from the -wharf, Brisfawtuin accordance with the following arnLneeraeatilurinr **'? vcsk :— Brisbane. tnisdjvlTbJnradayl alS P-™- = ipswich-on. fwa^»t^^:; ?»» BnsbMie. on Satc^ day at Ihe same hour. ThV-SIrara ;wIIl We for Sydney this eTB^^tiitf-pwttiwio-clocV. ' 13y.QB0en, steamer -will «aH for Boek ' hauptoa ' direct, from Hams' wharf ..to-. 1 morrow..Friday, at 4 p.m. ? _ ? Tap ihWn Benney «rri*ea at BaTs wharf, ok MoiSay^nitjht. after a roagb ' passage frost fort penjson, which she left on lip SpUii&ltnno. . ' .-...?-- Tht ship Bockhampton amTed in More ton Bay; on Tuesday evening. She left Liverpool on die lfeth June last, and ar TiToiit Bockhampton op the 13th October. She has tome immigrants for Brisbane also. Tim Cdlaroy left Sydney for Bristo »n Monday «veain& instead of the Telegi ,.h, -which was *ot ffirite ready. We hare since heari-that -*he Telegraph left Sydney for this porttast night,, ...
COMMERCIAL. WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
*-*-VfLjr1-jr-B*T*f-'T AT., ' WOOL SALES. Eux by Jtasa. JacMnh, Bob, and Co, Monday, Jnly Ex&wofPtaot; BTC,19atSD\jd.litl9&I-}44 S at U%&,-, V im ffiamond, 10 at aj^d, 10 at Sid, 1 at BxBeaBnae:«gott,11at22;£d. ,, Zz Dumas: K St drete over Oilingwooi; 7 at ^ I^lwinsBaAixlonanalbtealfe, TnMd.j-.2Sth ZrWaiufca : GAB over Chinchilla, 1 at StJ^d, 6 at 3$4-,tSiaUl. -?- - &Al&«dr STtodlrie,»»t39dL Safe *ef'55S, ball* Qmmslarni. Wednesday, 2»tt Jvly: — ' Ex Duncan Dnnbar: X&D over Gtakgauui, S at 2Sd,eat2Sd^&at!lS-4i; W.B. Tooth onrCUfton, 21 atSSd,4at23^d,lat2Id;aTerWat]nn-k,*at 274, onrOifhm,5lt23Wl; B era HXcD, 6 at Bd, S at l«d,KtlTd.«atUnr Ex Star of Pun : DMJ, V at SSWd, 1 at HWO. Zx Saxon: DMJorct ttnmdand, 8 at 28}378 at S7Vd,T»t26d,lS»t25-i,4at2«!*l; ASorerS&W, 6S27d,16mtai'Zd,lS«t26d,37 at Std.3 at 20d; ?W.B. Tooth OTcrCUfton,Uat28d,48 atS7)£l,2i at 3SUi.Sat-I6Ui,»atZIKa. rat»-»a,5at 19^1, S at-Bd:or«rwSbrook,fat26}«...
SPECIAL MEETING OF MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
SPECIAL MEETING OF MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. The Municipal Council met yesterday afternoon, it three o'clock, for the purpose of taking .uto consideration the terms of leasing the South Ferry. The following gentlemen were present - ? His Worsb p the Mayor. Aldermen Warry. Stephens, Jeays, Tcevan, Hayne, and Pe trie. The Matoe addressed the Council as to the object of the meeting, stating that at the last meeting no conditions of lease had been agreB upon, and he had especially called this 'nee ting to determine upon the full and final conditions. Since the last meeting the subject of a steam-ferry had been agitamd by the citizens of both North and South* Brisbane. He was of opinion that it wou d be advisable to so arrange it, that the lessee should be bound to the expi ration of As lease, at two. three, or four months* nojnce, as Council might deem best to decide urV-n. In short, several gentlemen were of opiiion that the present ferry sys tem was a cisgrace to the city, and if the Council...
WATER POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1863. BEFORE E. H. Price, and J. Petrie. J.P.'s. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 22 October 1863
WATEB POLICE COURT. TUESDAY. OcTOBEB 20, 1863. Befobs E. O. Price, and J. Petrie. J.P.'s. James Brice was charged with deserting the ship Whirlwind on the 13th day of last December. Sergeant 'Hugh Gorman deposed : That lie arrested the prisoner yesterday, on s charge of ship desertion ; he (prisoner) was pointed ont to witness by Captain Brafnr. Captain John Tbreefall Bragg, of the Saudi, deposed : I was master of the thip Whirlwind last December 13, then lying in Moretoa Biy; I know the prisooer; lie was carpenter on board the ship ; I produce a certified copy of the original shipping articles ; the prisoner came with me op to Brisbane, sad deserted ; I gave him leave for forty-eight honrs. but hare not seen him since till ytiterday ; the boatswain and he deserted together— two of the best men I bad in the chip : I bad to return to England without the prisoner; and having returned to Moreton Bay, I found him here yester day. ' Cross-examined by Mr. Garrick. who ap peared for the pr...