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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
B STEAM TO SYDNEY, Y the Hunter River Steam Navigation Com- pany's Packet SOVEREIGN, ON TUESDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY, And on every alternate Tuesday during the Season. ROBERT GRAHAM & CO., Agents. H. R. S. N. Co.'s Wharf, South Brisbane, Jan. 14, 1847. TN consequence of the withdrawal of the William .** the Fourth steamer, the undersigned, in or- der to prevent any delay in the shipment of Wool sent to his store, has engaged two first-class Sailing Vessels, in addition to the William schooner, to sail regularly from Kangaroo Point. Goods to and from Sydney will be received, and stored free of all charge. GEORGE WATSON. Kangaroo Point, Dec. 24, 1845. SALES BY AUCTION. 'THOMAS DOWSE begs to inform his friends ?* and the inhabitants of Ipswich, that from the very flattering assurances of support he has re- ceived from various gentlemen in the district, he is induced to make arrangements to have periodi- cal Sales of Stock, &c, at Ipswich on the first Monday in every month. T. ...
THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
THE WOOL MARKET. The following article from a kte number of the London Morning Chronicle wal be found worthy of perusal. Private letters received in Sydney expiess an opinion that the repeal of the Corn Laws would have a considerable effect upon the trade of the home manufacturing districts, and that a consequent rise in the price of wool might be safely anticipated : The wool sales which have just been concluded .deserve some particular notice. The dull state in which the woollen trade has been for some time in the manufacturing districts was not calculated to raise the hopes of importers, who were conse- quently rather prepared for some diminution in the price at the recent sales. Still it is generally admitted that with the exception of some parcels of Australian wools of good quality and condition, which sold well, the sale has gone off'worse than .was expected. At this season of the year, when .large sales must quickly follow each other during the arrivals of colonial wool, and...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. AN adjourned quarterly meeting of the members of the Moreton Bay Bevevolent Society was held yesterday at the Court House, North Brisbane, to audit the accounts, and for the despatch of general business. Present: Captain Wickham (chairman), Mr. Duncan, Dr. Ballow, Mr. John Richardson, Mr. Thornton, Mr. Le Breton, Captain Coley, and Mr. W. Kent. The following resolutions were carried unanimously : Proposed by Captain Wickham ; seconded by Mr. Le Breton 1st. That a balance for the quarter ending the 12th instant, of £36 Its. 8d.¿ be found against the Treasurer. /Proposed by',Mr. Richardson; seconded by Captain Coley . 2nd. Tha^t circulars be .printed and addressed tq the d¡lièrent gçnuemen who havo subscribed to this .Society, pointing, out to them the great relief which it has allbrded to invalids, and the urgent necessity of their coming forward with pecuniary assistance. Proposed by Mr. Richardson ; seconded by Captain Wickham 3rd. That M...
AN OPERATIC ENTERTAINMENT ON THE BANKS OF THE MURRUMBIDGEE. SCENE,—A STOCKMAN'S HUT. Felix and Tim Donoghue luxuriating over a[?]pot of tea. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
AN OPERATIC ENTERTAINMENT ON THE BANKS OF THE MURRUMBIDGEE. SCENE,-A STOCKMAN'S llur. Felix and Tim Donoghue luxuriating over alpot of tea. Tim.-Ah, then, Felix, 'tis I that saw some 'o that handywork 'o yours in a comical-like sort of paper they call " Bell's' Life :" an' quare enough it was, an' parts of it mighty dhroll an' cuttin' ; but, talkin', did ye ever hear the song myself made about this river P Felix.-No, Tim. Can you recollect the words -have you a copy of it ? TIM.-To be sure 1 have ; don't I carry one in the crown o' my hat ? 1 showed it to the masther, when he was here last week, an' would you believe it, the devil from me, but he fairly cried whilst he was a redding it ; but, och, when I blasted out a verse or two to the rale tchune o' " The Groves o' Blarney," bad cess to me, Lut he was clane bate out of all bounds betwane laughin' an cryin' ! 'twas jest as if he had the fits ; but when he got over himself, he says-" Tim," sis he, " 'twill be a mighty loss to this ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DEPARTURE. Jan. 23. William, schooner, Freeman, for Syd ney. Passengers-Mr. F. Forbes and &nbsp; Mr. Brett. &nbsp; &nbsp; ' - : í\\ \ IMPORTS. William^ bO bags flour, I cask raisins, 1 case Hue, 3 cases starch, 43 bags sugar, S chi's'tç tea, 8 Jialf-chests tea, 10 boxes soap, 2 tins sperm oil, 1 cask oatmeal, 3 cases.Port wine, 7"mats sugar, I parcel skins, 9 bags maize, I cask glass, 1 cask blacking, I bundle matrasses, 2 cane baskets, I package oil cloth, G "camp ovens, I hhd. loaf sugar, 6 cases gin, 9 bags rice, 1 bundle leather, 8 cart boxes, 3 crates earthenware, 4 bags nails, 60 iron pots, 25 cases oilmen's stores, 3 half-hhds. vine- gar, l8 kegs nails, 1 bale drapery, 4 cases iron- mongery, 2 casks ditto I bundle frying pans, 2 bundles .shovels, 4 bundles spades, J. Richardson ; 70 bags flour, 40 casks beer, 2 cases twine, R. Graham & Co. ; 1 case hardware, 32 b...
THE [?]oreton [?]ap Courier. SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 30 January 1847
THE &nbsp; &nbsp; Moreton Bay Courier. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 8SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1S17. As the squatters have just finished shear- ing, we hope they will lose no time in putting in practice the suggestions to which we called their particular attention on the 2nd instant. The present is a time of more than ordinary importance for &nbsp; them to be up and doing, to be organising and making preparations for the battle of the next session of the Legislative Council, upon the result of which, perchance, hangs their political destiny for years to come. &nbsp; Every squatter, every townsman, should attend a public meeting to be called for the purpose of setting forth our grievances, and signing a memorial to the Govern- ment in order to get them redressed. We have made repeated appeals to the Executive Government on behalf of the inhabitants, fo...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
o r,X SYDN£y, FROM LONDON N S A ii li bv the Undei signed - 50 Cases Pie k1 s, 1 do/en cae i 10 Ditto Flints, 2 ditto i» 2 Ditto Slaich v . 2 Ditto Peal 1 Baila , K »í * 2 Ditto Onmeal 20 Ditto Mustaid ' ' ii 2 Casks Gio md While Lead >i 13 Half llhds. Vuiegu-" Champion'.," 23 gallons on li Bush me, 5th I'M) , 1917. \Uf PICKERING.* of STOLKN OR STRAYISD. £0. OR £1 10s. KkUARD, OX the night ol Kudi>, oi morning ol .Siturdiv list, i\oGl&lt; I.DINGS-one a Bt> (¡elding, with hang t ni and bluk points, blinded J MC on off side ot neck , the othei a L'lack Geld- ing, hind legs white, white blue on face,-, switch tul, hundid it I J on neu shouldei. It stohiij.i ie,\aid oi £3 will be given to any posou who uu\ gue sue li intot mutton as will lead to a mm ii turn of the pitty oi pn ties,-if stt lyed, u lew ai ti ot £i 10* will be given to any petson dtliveitii» them t> f MR. ROB P. Bl Liff LL. Wii'jhl's riuiil, 3th Feb., 1JU.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. &nbsp; Jan. 31. Sovereign, steamer, Cape, from Sydney. &nbsp; Passengers - Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Law- &nbsp; less,. Mr. Humphries, Mr. T Cameron, &nbsp; Mr. Smith, Mr. Abbott and Mr. Joyner. Eleven in the steerage. &nbsp; &nbsp; 5. Jane, schooner. Steele, from Sydney the &nbsp; 30th ult.. Passenger-Mr. R. Stubbs. DEPARTURE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Feb. 2. Sovereign, steamer, Cape, for Sydney. Passengers-Mr. D. Maconnel, Mr. and Mrs. Rowland,Mr. Laidley, Mrs. Griffin, Mr. M. Power, Mr. C.'J. Mackenzie. Five in the steerage. &nbsp; IMPORTS. Sovereign: 1 parcel, Adams ; 39 barrels flour, Marsh ; 1 parcel, Strathdee ; 20 bags flour, 3 &nbsp; cases, 1 package mattresses, 1 hhd. sundries, 5 &nbsp; mats sugar, 4 half-chests tea, 6 chairs, 3 iron kegs, 1 cask, 1 case, J. Smith ; 2 casks, 20 bags Hour, 1 h...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
BT FIVE POUNDS REWARD. &nbsp; Survey Office, Brisbane, 4th February, 1847. WHEREAS the fence of the Paddock (ad- &nbsp; &nbsp; joining the Government Garden) appro- &nbsp; priated to the use of the Department of the Surveyor General in this district, has been re- peatedly broken down and destroyed—I hereby offer a reward of Five Pounds for such informa- tion as will lead to the conviction of any persons &nbsp; guilty of this offence. J. C. BURNETT. £20 REWARD, v SUBSCRIPTION FOR THE APPREHENSION OF THE TWO BLACKS WHO MURDERED MR. .? -GREGOR AND MRS. SHANNON. A REWARD of £10 for each Black will be ?**. given to any party who apprehends the following Aboriginal Natives, vi?. .-Dick Ben, and Moggy Moggy, the murderers of the late Mr. Gregor ano, Mrs. Shannon. Persons who approve of the above objects, are politely íequested to forward their Subscriptions to J. RICHARDSON, North Brisbane, tivfoyember 27, 1840. s , STEAM TO SYDNEY, Y the - Hunter Ri...
THE Moreton Bay Courier. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
THE Moreton Bay Courier. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1847. He who has been the means of covering only a few acres of a wilderness with verdure, beauty, and fruitfumess, could not view the result of his labours without conscious satisfaction ; but how much more noble is his enjoyment who is the honoured instrument of ameliorating the present miseries of mankind. Rev. B. H. Draper. WE have learned with surprise and regret that the Moreton Bay Benevolent Society is likely to meet a disgraceful end, purely from the niggardliness and apathy of the, classes it was designed to benefit. Con- tributions from the country have entirely ceased, and the sole burthen of supporting it has fallen upon the townspeople ; al- though it is notorious that three-fourths of its funds have been appropriated to the relief of persons from the interior. The beneficial influences of this Society ha...
COLONIAL ABSTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
COLONIAL ABSTRACT. Some miners at the Burra Burra mines arc said to have earned' £50 a week for six weeks ! ! >. Mr. Eyre, recently of South Australia, is said to have received a Government appointment at the Cape of Good Hope.-In accordance with instruc- tions from home, the Customs'' department at George Town (Van Diemen's Land) will be abolished, and thc^Port Officer will perform the duties.-The Launceston Advertiser, after a separate existence of sixteen years, has been incor- porated . with the Launceston Examiner.-A Savings' Bank is about to be established at Port- land.-On returning thanks at tlie public break- fast given to him, Mr. Westgarth stated that the export of wool from 'Port Phillip for the current year exceeds the entire amount exported from the whole colony of New South Wales (Port Phillip included) on his arrival in the province six years ago.-A small monthly,newspaper, called the Free Presbyterian Messenger, has been established at Melbourne.-Mr. Wade, the Go...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN INTELLIGNECE. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
BllITISlï AND FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. ENGLISH news to the' 18th October, via Hobart - Town, has been received in this colony. The fol- lowing are the mosjt interesting items of intelli- gence, gleaned from our various contemporaries : Again has tlie failure of the potato crop deso- lated Ireland, and the pressure of famine has extended into the Highlands of Scotland, and been even felt in England. The failure is is even more universal than last yeal. The Govei nmenl has -done'all that appeals possible to provide against it. Deposits oi meal have been formed, heavy assessments on the baronies for the purpose of affording work, have been rendered bearable by the Government advancing the money. Still the niisery is too universal not to be productive of distuibances, and we regret to find accounts of provision riots all over the south and west. In ~ane place, Dungarvon, the people come into colli- sion with the military, and by the fire of the latter two were killed and several wounded. T...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
MARRIED. At the Congregational Church, Pitt-street, on Thursday, 14th ultimo, by the Rev. Dr. Ross, &nbsp; Mr. Benjamin Smith Lloyd, of George-street, to Mary, third daughter of Robert Bourne, Esq., Pitt-street, Sydney. DIED On the 15th ultimo, at "Greenoaks," Darling Point, Mary, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mort, aged eleven months.
THE BUNYIP, OR KINE PRATIE. (From the Port Phillip Patriot.) [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
THE BUNYIP, OR KINE PRATIE. &nbsp; (From the Port Phillip Patriot.) &nbsp; From the earliest date of our intercourse with the aborigines there has always been a traditional rumour amongst them of a creature hitherto sup- posed to be fabulous, and many extraordinary stories have from time to time been current as to the conformation and habits of this animal. Speculation and enquiry have been on the rack to find out, first - whether there was any reasonable foundation for these traditional rumours; and &nbsp; secondly - supposing the animal to exist, to what genus or species of animal does it belong? At &nbsp; the Hunter River the reports of the natives would lead us to classify it with the carnivorous species. In this locality it is called Yaa-hoo, and is des- cribed as having much resemblance in form to the human figure, but with frightful features the feet like those of a man, but reversed or turned backwards. In the immediate neighbourhood of the ri...
To the Editor of the Brisbane Town Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 6 February 1847
To the Editor of the Brisbane Town Courier. SIR,-I'm stuck here, and starved out in sight of the thriving township of Ipswich - with, the "cove's" ,wool-I can't cross the creek, the bridge is jiggered. Where is the tract of that new road into North Brisbane-I mean that ere " splendid one.?" Please send a man up to show us the way ; and you will oblige a bullock-driver, who is no " pelican." Yours, &nbsp; &nbsp; FLUF-'EM.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 13 February 1847
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS Wag. -- A correspondent modestly requests in- formation respecting the best mode of ob- tabling a berth in some Government office, where he would have nothing to do, but where he will be entitled to receive a good round sum in the shape of salary. We have con- sulted a friend on the subject of his commu- nication, and we both advise him to apply for a situation either in the Brisbane Customs or Police. Should he be successful his ob- &nbsp; ject will have been attained. R. -- The verses are under consideration.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 13 February 1847
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. &nbsp; Feb. 10. Jane, schooner, Steele, for Sydney. IMPORTS. Jane : 1 cask 2 cases wine, Watson ; 16 hhds. beer, 5 hhds. bottled beer. Harris ; 10 bags salt, 1 keg tobacco, Isaac ; 12 bags 1 hhd. sugar, Thorne ; 5 casks vinegar, Pickering ; 2 casks sundries, Hay. EXPORTS. William : 28 logs pine, Welsh ; 5 bales wool, Griffin ; 49 ditto, Leslie; 13 ditto Hodgson ; 13 ditto, Orr ; 4½ ditto, Kent ; 1 half bale, 1 bundle skins, Sibley ; 1 hhd. ale, Harris; 8 pine logs, M'Connel. &nbsp; Jane: 6 bales wool, Leslie; 40 bales wool, Crawford and Hodgson ; 26 bales wool, Wiggins ; 3 bales wool, Orr; 1 case Hodgson ; 12 casks, Harris.
THE Moreton Bay Courier. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 13 February 1847
THE Moreton Bay Courier &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1847. &nbsp; The investigation, at the instance of the Attorney General, touching the alleged shooting of the blacks at York's Hollow on the 20th December last, was brought to a close yesterday, full particulars of which will be found in our local columns. The publication of the evidence will be "gall and wormwood" to the writers on &nbsp; this subject in the Sydney journals. The self-styled Philanthropos and the More- ton Bay Man, if they have any manli- ness about them, will now come forward and confess that they have been deceived. Shall we drag their real names into day- light? We shall do no such thing; in &nbsp; &nbsp; fact we care not who they may be. We have our suspicions, and those suspicions might perhaps be satisfied. But who would take the trouble to attain so wretched an ob...