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The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Cairns (jos». TIIUKSDAY, MAY 22, ISSI. CONTEST and satisfied with the assur- ance of the Minister for "Works that the working plans for the railway from Cairns to Herberton were under pre- paration, we have rested secure upon the strength of the position which that assurance created, aud pending the completion of detailed plans and sanc- tion of Parliament, bare turned our attention to local matters, that with the inevitable increase of population and growth of more varied interests consequent upon the railway becoming ua fait accompli will become of the utmost importance to meet the altered condition of affairs. With our Northern neighbours, however, it has been other- wise ; and ever since the. announce- ment was made in favour of the Cairns route their sole attention has. been directed to the vain endeavour to tra- duce, the surveyors, overthrow Mr. Hannam's report, aud reverse the deci- sion of the Minister, for "Works. To gain this end they resorted to the most reprehensible*fc...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, MAY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Cable Messages. CFBOM OUR bwx'tOBmcSPOXUEXTS.) . t Etirap«M Rcs*. LONDON, HAY 20. ; , Tb^pEngliskAUJt^ritiei» iu.Jîgypt are , pureb*«ins tliou«mnd» of «.-aniel* for the purpose oí organising an expedition for. the release of General Gordon. Several member* of the House of Commons have signed a memorial, for the release of the Tichborne claimant, who is now confined at Dartmoor, and urging that the lunatic Cresswell now in Parramatta Asylum be brought to London. Earl Kosebery, speaking in tile House of Lords, said that if Australia wer« prevented from excluding french crimi- nals a very dangerous feeling towards Englautl would be engendered iii that colony. The South Australian 4 per cent, loan of £1,650,001» has been 'floated at an average of £100 lis per cent, ; ,. 1
Cairns Divisional Beard. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
" Cairas Divisioaal Btwri. I A SPICI.IL meeting of the above Boord wa« held yesterday'afternoon. Present-Messrs. A. Keston (chairman), Hoot, Douglas, flori- dan. Byan and Severin. Tho minutes of the previous meeting were read, and some alterations made- respecting resolutions that had been erroneously passed. Tenders for clearing 23 oh iins ot Spence street were openea, and that of S. Cochrane for J890 accepted, on the motion of Mr Sev- erin. A lower tender by P. M'Carthy was I rejected as he had broken a previous con- tract and was unreliable. Mr. Loridan proposed, and Mr. Severin seconded-" That the rate for the year be fixed at 5 per cent, on improved hind, and 10 per cent, on unimproved land, being the same rate as last year." Carried. It was stated that this rate was estimated to give a revenue of JË426 to No. 1 sub-division, X1G2 to No. 2 sub-division, and ütiOO to No, 3 sub division,~or a total revenue of .£1197, which with the Government endowment will be in- creased to £159...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, MAY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
II«« South Wales. . STÜXET, MAY 2L . Tho final deposit in.the match be- tween Haulan and Laycock was made last night. Laycock finds backers whenever odds aro offored. Monsignor Hutchison and Fathers I O'Byrne and Murray of the Augus ! tinian Order, left yesterday for Cook- town, via Brisbane, to conduct a Catholic mission in thc North of Queensland. News from Noumea states that tho French war vessel D'estrees has left for the Loyale group, conveying the Direc- tor of the Interior to interfere with the Protestant missionaries there. Many Protestants have been arbitrarily im- prisoned. The Sydney Corporation is borrow- ing £300,000 for paving the principal streets with wood. Great demonstrations by the unem- ployed are still being made'but the men refuse to work for »ix and sixpence per day ; the (xoverninent have therefore closed the relief houses.
Cairns Progress Associrtion. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Cairns Progress Association. A MEETING of the committee of the above association was held on Tuesday last. Pre- sent:—Messrs. W. C. Smith (in the chair), A. A. Wall, E. J. Gorton, L. Severin, S. Rodda, and T. Allen. The minutes of the previous meeting were &nbsp; read and confirmed. &nbsp; The inward correspondence was read and received, and consisted of a letter from the Under-secretary to the Treasury, intimating that tenders had been accepted for the new floating magazine, and that it would probably be finished and in position at Cairns in about four months. The outward correspondence, consisting of the following letters, was adopted :— To the Honourable the Colonial Secretary. Sir,—On behalf of the above association I beg most respectfully to draw your attention to the great inconvenience experienced by the electors of this district through the Revision Court being held in Herberton, and request that you will be good enough to have Cairns proclaimed a separate po...
Sold; er, the Balm of Vesuvius. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Sold; «r, the Balín ut' Vesuvius. Bl' MARV KYLE DALLAS, "AViiATia the meaning of that crowd, if you please i" asked a young American ot' a Fruit seller in the'streets of Naples, of whom he had just bought some grapes. " 11 is an iinprovisatore. Signor," re- plied the man. " t must hear him." said the foreigner, deligh ted. Now, thia American had. read of the iinprovisatore often, lie is a peculiarly italian institution - a tuan who, generally at twilig'it, pauses in a crowded phu-e, casts down his hat at Iiis feet ami improvises a story in prose or verse. Ile ia much more romantic than the organ grinder, and gets many more small coin. .The American felt quito delighted at the opportunity afforded him, and took a place very near tho porch ou which tho man had elevated himself. Ile posed himself, t'lis iinprovisatore, most gracefully ; beside his l ut lay his kuap saek. ll» wa» handsome-, as we all ex pt'i-l jutvtî? H> V'u nnfl acUlom Und. them. His eyes rolled about him, and caugh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
To-the .Worshipful the Justice1» of the Peace acting in and for the District of Cairns, . ' in the Colony of Queensland. I" MARY -THERESA M'COY. now re J - siding at Cairns, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply, nt the next Monthly Licensing Meeting, to be holden for this district on the tenth day of .Tune next'tmsuirig, for a Publican's License for ? the salo:Of fermented anti spirituoun liquor« in tibe.- thou.su and appurtenance* thereunto' 4 «.jft.i..M.g. -;*.ii.-t^v.>w.,,-«t^-..4.f. Cv , ? beurôotus, exclusive of those required for my own use, and which, I. intend bi keep as in Inn or Publichouse, under the sign of the I " Çlnb House Hotel." - - ¡ . I am. a. widow, and hold a Publican's Li . cense at present. Given under my hand this fourteenth dav of >Iay, ISSI. -. M. X. M'COY. To the Worshipful the Justices of the Peace acting in and for the District of Cairns, in the Colony of Queensland. IBRIDGET. PARIS, now residing at . . Cairns, do hereby give noti...
Our Sydney Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Our Sydney Letter. .(rBOM OTJ* OWSCOKWISKtSDENT.) - , THE Blue Hibben champion, 3ír. R. L. Booth, who ha« for some time past been' preaching temperance aud Yan Yean Co the disciples of Bacchus in the Southern eapital,' is now up to his neck in it in our city, »nd lias heèn raking up statintie», ¿he »ault of whiieh is the -publishing of the astounding fact that »ve consume no 'less than 510,000 gallons of brandy alone in a vear, at a cost of £240,CHiy. 1 iacey ie may be able to go one better than this in Banana Laud should he touch on the jum record. The sight .of ll h*iik with its doors «closed and hearing a notice that " by instructions per wire from London "' it lias for a time suspended business," is ?certainly .ajuovultyvyett ¿his wa sight that is at present to be seen in Sydney; the bank in quesíirtíTl*?i¿g the Oriental Baiiking Co., jiut&tti, ,who, through lieary losses ~ ,iu liidia and Mauritius, Jiave bcéíi obliged to ¿lose their doors. Ot course, iii; busiuesalcircl...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Our Brisbane -Letter.' (FROM OÜE Omi CORRESPONDENT.) Mn. Griffith hasín"t succeeded in. ob-., taming a successor to Mr. Garrick yet as Postmaster-General, lt is generally believed that Mr. Mein, a P.M.G. m a former Liberal Ministry, has been offered the position over and over again, and is now only waiting for tho return of Mr. Hart, tho principal in the firm of ITart, '"Mein, and Glower, . solicitors, to give a decided answer. Sir Thomas M'llwraith, Messrs. More- head and Co., and Mr. Perkins, are all clients of the firm of solicitors which ; Mr. . Mein is a member, and it is questionable whether a risk of losing their business will - not induce the prin- cipal, Mr. Hart, to persuado Mr. Mein to decline thc honour. Unman naturo is human nature all the world over, and it is really doubtful whether Mr. Mein could do justice to his party when conscious of other obligations to bia - clients. There-is very little being heard and very little being said concerning tho Herberton railway. I...
The Wild River District. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
The Wild River District. THE committee of the Herberton School of Arts has courteously furnished us with an early copy of the following interesting his- tory of the rise and progresa of. the Wild Hirer district which has been compiled and issued in pamphlet form for distribution, at the forthcoming exhibition at Charters Towers. The editing waa; we believe, en tru.tcd to Dr. Myers, of thc HERBSBTON ADVERTISES, who is ever to be found in the foremost ranks nssisting wita his peu the ad- vance of the district in which he is. lo- cated : THE DISCOVERT AND STATISTICS OF THE ' ' WILD RIVER DISTRICT. The committee of the Herberton School of Arts reeognisethe difficulty they have un- dertaken is compiling this paniu'hlet owing to the distances af centres sad the migratory nature of - 19111ers - generally- They have; however, availed themselves of all possible information to procure correct data and statistics, and if any omission be discovered either in the details or directory of the seve...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. May 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Our Neighbours. [FROM OI7B OW3Î COERESPO.NDf.-NTS.] HJEEBEKTOX. Maj IC. The Herberton Envoy Extraordinary from the School of Arts, W. C. Kanson, will leave town on Tuesday, ea route for Charters Towers, lhere be will duly expatiate, or, as the Preach people more politely, call it, " blow.", »boat the products of this prolific district. He is duly armed with » couple of tons of exhibits, some yards of timber, and a thousand copies of a pamphlet, compiled by aa individuell who, it* is said, ** bljwed'* veiy strongly for Cairns when there was a passing idea of expunging it from the cliart in favour,of : its Northern neighbour, but ne wouldn't have it, and stuck to his text at the risk of beinjjT sent to Woogaroo. Well, even'mild people tell trntr-R, A. " Western Jtinur" from W«.t»on-*-il'* lus rr»-.u«.-a into print in m Ton IKiuglas paper, on about the same lines that caused the downfall of his prototype the WESTEBX MINSK newspaper. The modesty of the writer is very patent; he wants a ...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, MAY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Victoria. " MELBOURNE, MAY 21. James VÇaniiiiig, a photographer at Collingwood ha« been sentenced to twelve months imprisonment for selling indecent photographs. Morgan the perpetrator of the Pan muir outrage has been sentenced to death. 'His wife bad a most distressing interview with hint after the sentence was passed.^';''-. . (From our Exchanges.) . - -, 'GYMPIE, MAY 15. The Wilihiitt Extended crushed 193 tons quartz for a yield of 35G2oz gold. A dividend of 7s per share is proposed. BRISBANE, M.VV IG. Wednesday evening's TKLKURAL'H contains.a leading article criticising thc supposed features of the Government new Land Bill which is characterised as theoretic and communist. It also condemns thc application" of the leasing principie to agricultural land as-Tiot likely to entice farmers. froui_ Great Britain, and as inapplicable to.'town lands, only admitting-a system of leas- ing with regard to grazing land. The Premier has intimated to Mr. Morehead, the acting Leader of the Oppos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
ESTABLISHED X877. MACNISH and CO., AUCTIONEERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, SHIPPING-, CUSTOM HOUSE, INSURANCE, & FORWARDING AGENTS, Abbott-street, Cairns. Correnpondins Agents throughout the Colonies, and evary information can ba supplied regarding Stock and Stations tor Sale, us well aa Sugar Land and Town Allotments. M. and Co. having secured the services of Mr. JAMES TOOHEY, acknowledged to be the liest and most expuriouced Bushman in tho district, and «Iso having a thoroiighly competent DRAUGHTSMAN entraped, clients may rely upon having their business transacted to their entire satisf:ictiou. AGSHTS FOR MUTUAL ASSURANCE SOCIKTY OF VICTORIA. TUB RENOWNED SINGER MANUFACTITRINO COMPANY'S SKWINO MACHINES, OS CASU OH TIME-PAVMENT SYSTEM. POWELL'S MARYBOROUGH ALE, IN BULK. LAI>K"S SURRENDER COLONIAL WISE. HOUARTH'S DARLING DOWNS PRESERVED MEATS. THOMAS GIVEN AND CO., JF.WELI.EBS, &C. TOWNSVILLE. HELIDON SPA COMPANY. (R. LAKAKD AND CO.) BEST PRODUCE BT EVEKT BOAT. M. ...
IMPORTS. EX LUCY AND ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
IMPORTS. Ex LtVCj ASP, ADELAIDE. Prom Townsville : 70 hags lime, 200 casks . cement, 2 easea vestas, 1 chest tea, 2 hags Coarse salt, 20 sacks flour, 4 boxes candles, 2 cases tomato simee, 4 do vinegar, S do pressed, fruits, I do groceries,'i parcel, 153 tank plates, ll casas, a centrifugals, 35 bnndlsa cornet plates, I da springs, 1 troop, 4 piece« machinery, 5 wrought iron platee, 1 fly wheel. 1 plate. Consigned to Burna, Philp and Co,-~l bale, 33 casks coarse salt, li) cases golden syrup, 1U do stout, 20 do Fullarton jams, 60 boxes candles, 20 cases Peaka jams, 10 do ale, 10 do stout, ,5cwt rock .salt, t,ISO mats rice -Burna., Philp and Co,,' agenta, 1 Ex WABMIOQ, Consigned to Jack and Newell.*-I case Bundries, \ do herrings, 1 do pickles, 1 do cocoa, 30 boxes candles, 1 caw hams, 10 do jams, 3 boxes tea,, 1 paroel. Consigned to Vf. p. Hodden.-.1 case cheese, 12 bags bran, 1 cask soda, I case. . Consignee! to Bums, Philp and Co,-1 keg rivets, 1 package h nails, 1 do drawers, 2 co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
HIE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. Tho company's uteaiuers leave this port every Thursday for Northern Torts, and every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. For fares, and rates ot freijjht applv at til.' C«*upany'« own office at wharf. ? - * VURNS, PHILP and CO., Limited, Agents. THE S.S. " ZEUS,"-Captain Innes, Leavwi the wharf every Thursday morning to meet the incoming, and everr Sutunlay evening to meet outiroinir Mail Steauier.s ; and leaves every Wednesday and Saturday mornings tor Swallow » timi Stew- art's L-rotlingm. ? ^icKís.-PHitrHna- corAgwîfe:' ! Tili. Queensland HaU Baak, LIMITES. INCORPORATED UNDER "THE COM- PANIES ACT;; ixe». lionkrra to the Government of. Queensland. ' Subscribed Capital I*aid-up Capital Reserve Fund £1.000.000 500,000 IOT.,000 öold bought or forwarded "f> tb*» Mint for Assay. Interifit ulloar.-d ou Fixed Deposits tit. Current ltatcs. Dufts issued ou Head Office, Munches and Aleuts. .Advances (nade against Tin and. other Produoe, and a...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
SHIÍPEÍG. ABBITALS. May 16--Qniraiuj, e.a.. Capt, V'ltfan, from Sydney, via, Brisbane and PoHm, Pas- sengers-Messrs Fehen, W, M'Mahon, Bow. den, O'Leary, J, Ainger, T. G. Catterall, Master Bowden, and IO in steerage, May 15.-Warrego, BA, Capt, Phillips, from Sydney, via Brisbane and port». Muy 1 CT-Lacy and Adelaide, seor.. Capt, Sponya, from Townsville. îtfay IO.-Dingadee, s.s.. Capt, Meaburn, from Maryborough; May IS.-Quiraing, s.a.. Capt. M'Lean, from Cooktown, . Passaugers-6 in steerage. 3Iay 18.-Warrego, s.s.. Capt. Phillips, from Cooktown. Passengers-Mr, C, Walsh, and 5 in steerage.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Qiuuii Crashing Company. A OENBBAI. meeting of the shareholders of the above company was held on'the 15th inst., at Messrs, goutberden. Hook and Co.'s office. ' The minutes of tl)» preliminary meeting, amended by subatitutinji the words " Pro- visional Cotiimittao-'for "Pro Visio nal Board," were confirmed. ' . ?;. ,: : ' : ' .; '/ ' ; ¿' _ j_ On the motion of Mr. Grant, it was re- solved-"That a Provisional Board be at once appointed ;" ami on the motion of Mr, Thornton, the number of directors wag fixed at seven, The following* gentlemen were then elected to out an lt Provisional Boord of directors ;-Messrs, W, C, Smith, T. E. S» Hook, f, T. Wimble, H, B, Thomson, T. Allen, G, Q pint, and É; B, Southerden, jun, Messrs, S^rnith. and. Hook were appointed treasurer arid secretary respectively. The Secretary announced that 1Í30 shapes had already bison applied for,' aqd that several gentlemen in thu district had inti- mated their intention .of ancijin^ for shares, At a moating of the ...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 22 May 1884
Local items. Luttera for transmission, to Great Britain and the Continent of Europe, by the Torres Straits mail must be posted in time for the regnlar Cooktown mail. leaving this day (Thursday). The Divisional Board has received the sum of JË17U from Government for expenditure upon bridges in this district. The grunt was obtained from the amount voted under the heading of " Grants in Aid of Bridges " during last session. Her Majesty the Queen having expressed a desire that her birthday should not be celebrated until the 2Sth, June the picnic nrranged to take place oa Saturday .'next fit -aid cf TTin finn rtiTTiiîlitiag I'm ni jurait pôned until that date. Mr. FeKon, bf the. Mount Buchan Com- pany, arrived "by the mail steamer on Thurs- day last. The Kev. Mr. Hennessy was also a passenger by the Quiraing, ea route for Cooktown, and paid a flying visit to our town. Messrs. M'Pherson and M'Kay have lost no time in getting to work on their selections on the Mulgrave River, and the nine ...
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) May 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 29 May 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. E. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) . r . ? 'May ÏL - 'B. Stevens forfeited his bail, £2, for drunkenness. ' *"".?' May 24. J. O'Neil fpfd. îiôg for drunkenness, and cautioned, for disorderly .conduct. , '. M'Aulêy '.V. Lindó¿rillggjij.' detention of j a revolver. 'Cas*^ dismissed.' Captain Lowrie j. foip stjatne,ñ "'Archer." For. disobedience, ordered to be lpcke.d up 'till sailing of steamer.'' ' May 26. J. Ferris-deserting his children at Her- berton, remanded for eight days. Bail ¿£30. . ;;..'. ... J "' May 2". ;'"":'V'.. ' M. Donahue-charged, with drunkenness, discharged with a caution. -' W.~ Giifo^le^harged with drunken ess, fined ¡JOs' or''IS Honrs j for using , obscene language, jbs,' o^Hoa .days t for _iasistiiuc police, dise&mî^ëa. witli it*'£tnitioii. .- James'Xétin-.w'^'ct^jjSri^K having no lawful means of "support Ca^é'dismissed. Mr. E. ' 'Al1-' Milford, - who" appeared Tor pri- soner, made a very clevey and effective "de ; fence. Thá Blenc...
LAND COURT. (Before R. T. Hartley, Esq., Acting Land Commissioner.) May 14. SPECIAL COURT, MAY 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 29 May 1884
. LAND. CPPBT. (Before E. T. Hartley, Esq... Acting Land * '"'. Commissioner.) ""' u" "" May W.""! SptciAi. COURT,' MAT 20. . » 'Conditionats "Rejected, - Mary Belton, '12S0ii, .?Barron Hiver- E. B. Southerden; fjüuá, do. * ' '. ? Conditionals. Adjourned.-Mary Belton, 22S0a,heiir garron River. '. "' "* ' ' Homesteads Kejecfêd.^S. L. Loeven, 160a, Barron" Ttiver;'* J," R. "Adair,-160a;' Bussell RiverBtM'Pneraon; leOaVMulgrare River; 'A. M..Pheçson", I60àj"do ; S. V. Löey'en, IGOa, near Bar,ron Eîvér'; ' S". E. 'Lpe,vën, 160a, ? Trinity'Harbour. " " > - ? Homesteads 'Approved. - Peter Connell, lu^.Trinity'Harbo'nr ; ifeil'NUson, 160», do." '? Homesteads ' Adjourned. -'? Clans ' Moller, J60a. Äussell Biver." " " '*'' '* ,.Amendraent"of Description Approved.^rP. ^:X-Blaok, 225aj BiisseU River. '? -