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Herberton-Tinaroo Exhibits for Charters Towers. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 29 May 1884
Herbfrton-Tinaroo Exhibits for Charters Towers. BT ihe courtesy of Mr. W. G. Banson, who has charge of tho exhibits' from Herberton .and Tinaroo district for the Charters' Towers Exhibition, wc were shown some splendid specimens of tin ore, metallic ore, Sc.' There were fourteen cases and niDe packages of wood, which were samples of timber collected by Mr. H. Selig, of Herberton, comprising cedar, pine, and sijky oaky Th- mfneïjil specimens were exceedingly rich, notably those from Mr. Moffat's claims, " Tornado " and '. North - ': Australian," ? owned by C. O'Loan, both of which it is calculated carry about 60 to 70 per cent. metaL Some speci- mens from M'Kenzie- Bros. claim "Aus- tralian," and some surface stone from " Great Northern," it is. said, wonld give fully 40 to 50.per cent, return. The me- tallic tin was presented by Capt. Williams. A -very handsome specimen from the "Lovely Ethel" claim. Return Creek, in crystals, will be very much admired, and wonld yield from 20 to 25...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 29 May 1884
W. D HOBSON HAS ALWAYS ON SALE Corn. Binn. Chaff (oaten anti lucerno). Adelaide Flour, Sugar, Whisky (various best bniniLs in bulk, ease or jar). Brandy, ditto ditto ¡ lluui-Ked Heart or in hulk, 1'hiUton lind Jamaica. Gin-A V H ÍLLM anti Winaa, both.Colonial and European. ' Al» n. 'varied aaaortinent of Gcnma : Merchandise. The s.s. SUEZ will land in Cairns, direct from Hong Kong, a magnificent and varied assortuieut of the above. CUMW Ric«. To arrive by the Fame boat SOO mats of the the l'est ïîo. I Chinese Kiel». NOTE.~Thi> mugil itieont steamship SDBZ, of Messina. Qeo. KT Steven's celebrated Hue, will be the first vessel, to kind Foreign Mer- chandise direct in Cairns W. H. QUALTR0U6M, Uaa for Sale GALVANISE!! IKON TANKS from JE2 each ¡ Galvanised Iron in lift, tift, 7ft, 8ft. Oft, and loft lengths; Eidging, Spouting, Cedar and Kau Doors, Sashes, French Lights. Casements. White Lead. Oil, f-'hipn* Iron Tanks-StXl and 2M gallons and General Building Materials, cheap. \v. H. Q ...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 29 May 1884
" Local ïtemsj Mr. W. K. 6. Hill, P.M" in. addition to his" other duties will net as clerk of petty sessions until an appointment is made. Mr. and Mrs. Swallow, Messrs. T. Swallow, J. Swallow, Misses Swallow and Elworthy, are expected to arrive this morning, per steamer, after à sojo'urn in Melbourne since February last. " J * * We liave been shown, some very fine speci ? mens pf pineapples grown' at Freshwater. Some oS"the.m weighed ¡is-much as 141b and 151b each. TIjJs ricl| agncultural'^istrict when connected by railway with'thq town will be. enabled to forward large supplies of produce to the Southern markets, as tropical fruits of all descriptions flourish abundantly in the locality. .'- " - *' . "* -¿ « On Monday last the chairman of the Divisional Board received the following telegram :-" His Excellency the Governor regrets cannot accept banqnet' kindly, sug- gested, as time will not permit. A. Mes-" OKAYS, jun., Private Secretary." ? We have i$c#ived from Mr:" T. Mirls.-the ...
Cairns Hospital Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Cairns Hospital Hall. XHK piibfie ball on Friday last, the Gth inst., held in the "N* ow Court House, Esplanade, in aid of ' the'-Cairns Hospital, .ww it very suc- cessful aÄaijr. ¡tndmfTc-rded a most enjoyable evening ! to;, those assembled. There were tiiël núUt£T*'D¡uiStgg \Vas "fcëpT üp~tiU "past 2 a.m., and every :one appeared to be thoroughly"-satisfied and pleased with the enjoyment Obtained. Great credit is due to the committee-Messrs. E. T. Hartley, D. j Patience, >ad W, C. Smith, for the manner in which the arrangements were carried out. nndinuchofthe sucsëss maybe attribute! j .ti thrtiv'?«.«!-:-~' "r.'IIanññh, for the use of the room deserves especial thanks. I
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 1884. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
THITBSDAT, JtTKE 13, ISSI. Local Items, We have printed an extra number of this issue, and persons desirous of obtaining extra copies can do so from R. Craig, chemist. Abbott ^street,. Tho New Tattersall Hotel, having a - frontage of COft to Abbott and fiske streets, has been purchased by Jiessrs-Burns, Philp, and Co. for the sum o¿ J£KOO. Their own store, which , joins . the Vnotel, will gire the firm'99ft ^frontage jri "the'two streets mentioned, so as. toinllowof. enlarging .their buildiiig, which w* believe it is tljeir inten- tion to (io presently, Mr. .Swallow,' while being driven from Hambledon! to town' on Saturday hist, met with an accident and severely sprained his. wrist. Tho horses,turned j^stive owing to the bad state'pf the raid between Cairns and ¿he t^ee-milb^Chiqainen's garden, and mn the bng-jy " over, a stump which nearly dp sized, .f'irùjnng Mr: Swallow on to his wrist. We It«rn,~however» it is improving by rest. N"^.t¿i,t W^'rtíÓn..ó.f the streets ia Cairns "^«"...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, JUNE 10. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Victoria. ; , MELBOURNE, JÇSE.IO... General Booth, ( qf j the .'Salvation. Army, ' intends" to érèct barracks in Melbourne, capable of holding 25,000 persons. . 2 rv > ' . * G ."% 'A man named Barker died from small pox. lt is suppqsr.d he took' it from tlie s.s. Rome's passengers. ; i' JINK ll. Parliament opened yesterday. . Tho Governor's speech dcafs strongly with the French Récidiviste qijestion, and refers \a . thc Bills to' be iutroduced, vi;,, Laud, Railway Extension Lines ai)d Traffic. Factories, Labour, Banking, Shipping, Protection of Women, Rah bits Pest, Forest and Water Conserva- tion and Limiting Justices of thc Peace, .j-"A^ J
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, JUNE 9. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Cable Messages. (_FBOM OVa O.WS COKRESl'OSPESTS.). European Haas. LONDON, JUSE f). It is reported that Earl Granville has arrived at aa understanding with the French Government concerning thc Récidiviste question.» Several vessels are now leaving France for New Cale- donia which are being strongly armed in the event of Australian interference. Twelve military ; officers have, heen arrested in Russia, for plotting with the Nihilists. _ _. At.a. IllCetllHi- tlf. tho.Xa.tiatuiliat.i at yew ry,' the Orangemen "did not inter- fere ; but the nationalists stoned the Orange Lodge. Some rioting ensued 'and »hots were exchanged.' ' j Intelligence is to hand that Berber i has been captured by the rebels ; but the news has not yet been confirmed, j The preparation for a British expedi ; tïun for the relief of General Gordon, ; has been suspended on account of a re i port having been received that the General has escaped from Khartoum, and is;muling his., wav up: the Nile.--M =~ Tho flagship' of...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, JUNE 10. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Haw South Wales. SYDNEY, JUXE 10. I . Five young meu of the larrikin class have been arrested for being cc periled .iii the prize fight at Birkenhead. :The French Consul has been mak- ing representations to the Executive Council requesting'it to reconsider the case of Fortini, convicted of murder, near Deniliquin. JCSK ll. The sentence pronounced upon For .tiui has been.cojifir.nted .ta.JrV^KLv'KSiii tive.;,-!"- -.. ... .: ; Green and Waring,.who. were con- victed of :rape and sentenced to death, hive been commuted to five years penal servitude. The prosecutrix is to be indicted for perjury.'' ' 11 an lau and Bead» will row for £500 aside over the champion course on the Parramatta River. - On the Waratah and Homebush rail- way SOO .men have struck, refusing to accept reduction in wages to 7s per day.
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. June G.-Quirainsf, s.a., Capt. J. M'Lesa, from Sydney, via porte. Passengera-Mn. T. Behan, Messrs. A. Kilgower, H. Bocquit, K- Bromley, Mamo, K. Kearn, Bernard. C. Palmerston, G. Johnson, Holden, Ales, tirant, raid 15 in steerage." June 5.-M:iranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hampton, froji_Sydney, via ports. Passengers-Messrs. K. Sturt, Bower, tí. Small, Beazley, Mrs. E. B. Southerdcn, Miss Southerden, Master Southerdun, Mrs. Berry, Misa Logue, and 4 in steerage. June 7.-Governor Blackall, s s.. Capt. Thompson, from Cooktown, via Port Douglas. Passengers-His Excellency Sir Anthony Musgrave, the Hon. S. VT. ' Griffith, Colonel French, Dr. Thompson, Mr. Musgrave, Pri- vate Secretary to his Excellency, Mr. Bolton, Private Secretary to Premier, and Mr, Liv Kiy. June -7.-Quiraing. s.s.,: Capt. M'Lean, from Cooktown.. Passengers-Mrs. Ser- geant, Mrs. Porter and child, Mrs. K. G. tiorton, and child. Rev. J. R. Murray, Messrs. E. B. Brown, and Schrombrook. June S.-Alexandra, s.s. Capt...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
TDTBP AS.T URES. I June 5.-Quiraing, «.s.. Capt. M* Lean, for, ~ - tCooktuwo. ..SamsKDgaÊm^- -MBflBfeBaftaBeaali M'Cuugh, Nicholson, Lee, Barr, Basson, K. G. (¡orton, Mesdames E. J, Gorton, Baris, O' Sullivan, and i in steerage. . June ff.-Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, for Cooktown, June 7.-Governor Blackall, s.s.. Capt. Thompson, for Townsville. Passengers His Excellency Sir Anthony Musgrave, the Hon. S. AV. Griffith, Colonel French, Iii. Thompson, Mr. Musgrave, Private Secretary to his Excellency, Mr. Bolton, Private Sec- retary to the Premier, and Mr; Livsay. June 7.-Quiraing, s.s., Capt. M'Lean, for Sydney, via 'ports. Passengers - Messrs. Atherton, Brosnan, Howitt, Hulton, Kil- patrick, F. G. Brown, and IS in steerege. Jnne 10,-Alexandra, s.s.. Capt. Banks, for Sydney, and ports. Passengers-3 in steer- age.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Blister Ko. -Hr*. Jistrict Oairn3, couu'y Xa os. parish cfiafton ; area acres. Copy of Xotiee issued to Selector under the 52nd Section of the "Crown Lands Alienation Act of 1S70.'* Public Lands Office, Cairns, 16th May, ISS I. SIK,-I have the honour to acquaint you that complaint has boen made to me to the effect that you, not being a resident of Queensland, have become the holder of the Selection as per margiu. iu contravention of Section 21 of. the ** Crown Lands Alienation Act of lS7t>,"" and 1 have to call on you to show cause, at the Land Court to be held ut Cairns, on Wednesday, the 9th day of July next, why the Selection should not be de- clared forfeited under said Section. I hilve, ic, K. T. HARTLEY, Acting Laud Commissioner. MK. Jonx MELLIDAY, Sussex-street, Sydney. rUBLie NOTICE. IT is hereby notified that thc undermen- tioned Area has boca withdrawn from selection : Commencing on the east shore of Trinity Harbour, at tile mouth of a small creek neat the foot of the l...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OCR OWN COEBEÜFOJJDEJtT.) A Uü'l'T.MiuN waited on the Preniit-r tin's morning to. present him with a petition embodying resolutions passed at the recent anti récidiviste meeting, and to request that it be forwarded to Her Majesty the Queen. The resolu- tions were as follows:-"1. That this meeting recalls with satisfaction and gratitude the memory of the protracted but eventually successful struggle car- ried ou in former years by the people of Australia and "Van Diemau's Land against the transportation to their shores of criminal exiles from the mother country. 2. That this meeting, being aware of the fecility and frequeuev with which Trench convicts make their escape from jSew Caledonia and land upon Australian shores, have heard with surprise and alarm of the con- templated deportation of large numbers of récidivistes-i.e., abandoned und re- lapsed criminals-from France to its penal scttlcincuta iu the adjacent j»-. l:,nita. . 3.^.'l'lii*,t tili.« . n*«3...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
GOVERNMENT ANO GENERAL AUCTIONEER. J31. would respectfully «til tile atton . tion of Investors to the lu ct that they would benefit themselves materially hy con- sulting bim liefere mating purchases in LAND, as lie will gladly give valuation? of all Lind of properties to intending purchas- ers. free of charge; and from different trans- actions in Lund which have lately mme under his notice, same being made by some unscrupulous so-called Land Agents, not only will sellers be able to get the highest price obtainable for their properties but buyers may rely on their interests being protected to the fullest extent. JOHN* MACNAMARA. Government and General Auctioneer, LAND and ESTATE AGENT and VALUATOR, HAS FOR PRIVATE SALE 1.-Corner Allotment", No. ll, pection 30, frontages to SHIELDS and SHERI STREÉTS, at a reasonable price. 2 and 3.-Allotments 10 and 2, section 21?, frontages to SHERIDAN £ M'LEOD STREETS, at a very low price. .I' 5, and 6.-Allotments' 1(5, 0, and 3, section 29, frontag...
Cairns Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Cairns Divisional Board. A jiEETiNu-of the members was held ou Uh Jii'ne lust. Present :-Messrs. A. Meston (in the chair). Kenny. Severin, Ryan, Hobson, Hook, Mackey, and Douglas. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. . Outward correspondence read, was adopted, and the inward dealt « ¡th. Mr. Thomson, wheelwright, Townsville, offered to build night-cart for .£10. Mr. Hobson proposed-" That the offer be held over tiil next meeting." Seconded by Mi. Eyan, and carried. Mr. " Tolson wrote concerning rates of Doca'.dspn und Allen's selection, who refused to pay the same till their se.ections were confirmed. Mr Mackey proposed, and Mr. Hook seconded-" That the selections be dealt with in the same manner as all others not yet continued." An order, from McCarthy was handed in by Clear, authorising him to receive money due. ' - ? A letter from J. A. Bunting, asking per- mission If rom the Baird to apply for the situation of bailiff of the District Court, was granted. ....
Reception of His Excellency Sir Anthony Musgrave, K.C.M.G., to Cairns. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Reception of His Excel- lency Sir Anthony Musgrave, K.C.X.G., to Cairns. Oîî Saturday last, the 7th' inst., Cairns was deeked" in holiday attire, and the |ilny -heil)!; fine much excitement pre- vailed, with the expectation of the Governor's arrival. Many conjectures were made as to the time the Governor ' Blackall, s.s., would arrive at the Fair- way Buoy, as it was not" known the exact hour his Excellency would land until a telegram was received by Mr. W. ' R. O. Hill, P.M.. advising that Sir Anthony Musgrave would leave Fort Douglas at 1.30 p.m. Up to this hour great activity was shown in . completing the triumphial arch, Which formed a very handsome structure. The decorations were ex- ceedingly goodj and every praise is due to the reception committee for the success attained. All the available flags and bunting of the' Customs de- partment were brought into requisi- tion, which enlivened the appearance of the towiicoiisiderably. Tho decorations xtt^fxwmm, .pajios.. orclrid,,. a*...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. HEREBERTON JUNE 7. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. HERBERTOX Jrjrs There are now live claims bottomed, I and working on good payable wash tin.' lt is expected much" better results will vet be obtained. There is great satis- faction felt here over this discovery. TOWNSVILLE, JCXE 10 At the Charters Towers show the Townsville "Brewery . Company carried off the first prize for ales", competing successfully against all other exhibits. MACKAY, JVNE ll. . At a meeting of magistrates, when 22. were present, a unanimous resolution, was passed that Beady was not a fit and proper person to act as a Justice of the Peace. ' It is stated that he has been charged 14 times with the commis- sion of criminal offences'. A telegram was despatched to..the Premier asking lay the letter asking him to do so be- fore his Excellency the Governor. CHARTERS1 TO WEBS, Jrs* 10. At the School of Arts Exhibition,-a special silver medal-first prize-three guineas, and rive first prizes were awarded to' Herbe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
TUE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. The company's steamers leave this port every Thursday for Northern Ports, anil every Saturday cveuing for Southern Ports. For fares and rates of freight apply ¡lt thc Company"« own ofliee at wharf. VUKNS, PHILP and CO., Limited, Aleuts. fllUE S.S. " ZEUS,"-Captain ' lunes, J- Leaves the wharf every Thursday uiornin-r to meet the incoming;, amt every Satnniay eveninjr to meet outgoinir Mail Stoiuuers ; uJifl Jetivee avery Wetlueauiiiy xuitl Sntxwtoy lodmiiags foi- SaklW« sui«! tftvw QUEENSLAND STEAM SHIPPING OOMPANY", LIMITED. THE Magnificent Nev.- Steel Steamships I WABBEGO, Capiain K. IÚ. Phillips. SARAKOA, Captain V. W. Hampton. ARCHER, Captaiu James Lowrie, bolonning to this Company, are now mnuiny weekly from Syilney anil Brisbane to Cock town, calling at MACKAY j CAU'-NS (wharf), anil HOWES J i'oRT DOUGLAS. One of the above magnificent steamers ] will be despatched from Cairns and Port ] Douglas to Cooktown every THUKSDAY, ' im-1 fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
Special Caloma. THE QUEENSLAND STEAM SHIPPING CO., LIMITED. REDUCTION IN PARES. "CIARES to Ports between Cooktown and JJ Svdnev ar« REDUCED TWENTY FIVE PER* CENT. WALSH and CO., Agent*. Cairns, April 30, 1SS-J. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION IN FAKES. OM 1st May proximo. Saloon and Steerage Fares by the Company's Weekly Mail Steamers, between Brisbane," Roekhainptonv Mackay, Bowen, Towns- ville/Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone River, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFTY PER CENT. BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. April 26, 1SS4. AUSTRALASIAN1 STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. Y,V.\ WTC-. .\V> . V .!>*Wtl._"Iif VW*"v'vï ' THE FARES by the above Company be- tween Brisbane and Svdnev are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE "PER CENT. I""'). For particulars, applv BURNS, PHILP and CO.. Agents. THE 3.s, BEE is now open for Freight or Charter. She will leave Cairns, carry- ing passengers and cargo, every TUESDAY ¡ind FRIDAY, for . REDBANK, returning every TUESDAY and SATU...
THE BANQUET [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 12 June 1884
THE BANQUET was presided over by the chairman of the Divisional Board (Mr. A. Meston), having on the right his Excellency Sir Anthony Musgrave, and on the left the Premier. The vice-chair was filled by Mr. Swallow, supported on his right hy Mr. H. Selig, chairman of the Tinaroo Divisional Board. After justice had been done to the good things provided by Mr. M. Fox, of the Royal Hotel, who catered for the occasion in a most satisfactory style, the chairman called upon tho company to charge their &nbsp; glasses. The Chairman proposed the health of " Her Majesty the Queen," and said he felt confident that all present were loyal sub- jects, and would drink the toast enthusiasti- cally. The recent affliction sustained by Her Majesty through the death of her son he was sure had carried sorrow to every British heart, and he was convinced that Her Majesty would have the sympathies of those present in her great loss. Tho toast was drauk with great enthusiasm. The next toast, " The Go...