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CALENDAR. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
CALENDAR. JAVPABX Tun Wed ri es Thura MOD *x.in pro 4-0 423 445 67 6 30 6*8 0 21 0 47 TIS ?3f* K4 626 | «M 8-22 * The rise of tide In Keppel Bar varlei from 9ft to I4fi and at the Upper Flats fruía 6ft to 10ft Depth of water at the Upper Flat-in the old or natural rbanne) at loir water ipricRB 1ft fiia hlghe-t springs lift. 61n New cutting at low water spring« 6tt in highest spring* lan.-Tbe time of high water la slightly ta Uaeflceí by freshets and high viads t Tüe Udci reach their full at the Pilot Btatlan Keppel Bav 2b 40m earlier and at Rockbn opton 30tn later hal) t e Lour« named la the abare cable
MANIFEST. OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
? MANIFEST. OrjTWABDE. January S.-Rgmonr, s.S., for Sydney : 1 parcel gold (279 ass. 4 dwts. 8 ers.), 71 balee wool, AJ.8. Bank; 1 parcel gold (88 ces. 9 dwts. 21 gre ), Union Sank ¡ 137 cakes copper, l8 bales wool, 8 rases pine apples, G. B. Shaw ; 720 large oakes S90 ingots copper, per Tinonee (from Peak Downs via St. Lawrence) ; l8 bales ' wool, 22 hides, per Tinonee ; 31 bales wool, G. and J. Living j S3 bales wool, W. Alliroo ; 15 bales wool, Milwn, de Satgr, and Company ; S bales wool, 32 hides, 3 bundles alinf, bag quarts, John Beattie ¡ 10 hales wool, Clapperton and Manning; 102 insta 80 bags sugar, B. Brodnits -, 8 turcas tallow, bale skins, 6 bales wool, 43 hides, Wm. Pattison i case chairs, Wing Wah and Co. ; 6 casks pine Bpplea, 1>. Wiley ; 22 hales wool, A. Feet ; 14 hides. Blackburn j lease tongue«, Berkelman and Op. ; I ease pine apples, Dag Haut ; 12 balee wool, W. Thomson 11 buggy, Barker.
A TELEGRAPH BOUND THE GLOBE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
A TELEGRAPH BOUND THE GLOBE. THE Daily Sews says:-The rapid development of submarine telegraphy is one of the chief marvels of our age. Wben we remember that only twenty years hare elipsed eince the first experimental cable was laid across tbe English Channel, we shall better realise the extraordinary fact that the con- struction of a line between the American coast end the Empire of Japan is tbe only thing needed to complete the telegraphic circle of the globe. "The missing link" in this splendid chain of intercommunication is about to be supplied by Mr. Cyrus Field, of Atlantic Cable celebrity, who has projected a line from Victoria, the capital of Vancouver's Island, to Hakodadi, in Japau, and from thence to the Kunian naval station on the coast of Asia, where, across the steppes of Siberia, the telegraphic wire penetrates to St. Petersburgh, and is united with every part of the great European system. This new line, the estimated length of which is 4370 nautical miles, will touch...
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION WITH EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION WITH EUROPE. -: Is an article published on the 11th - '? December,the South Australian Register , «ya: "The nnesrtainty that «lists as to the »position of affairs in connection with the Nor- thern Sslegraph, enhanced as it is by ths unsatisfactory assurance from official sources tbst the Jins cannot by any possibility be com fpleted anta niter the end of the yeer, gives Mealier importance to the question of our liabilities and right* ander the contract to trmeh we hazardously, perhaps foolishly, became parties." übe writer goes on lo point out «hat tiie .right« and liablitie« of 8outh i AusfxaTis are. He remarks: " The fourth article of the contract Mods the 1 Government by the 81st December, 1871, to construct, complete, and open for trafilo the land line between Port Darwin and Adelaide, making good communication with the company's cable . «t the one end and with the Victorian telegraph 11. system at the other, and thereafter maintaining .od working the w...
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. Friday, January 5. BEFORE Mr. W. Townley, P.M. MALICIOUSLY WOUNDING. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
BOCKHAMPTON POLIOS OODBT. , Friday, January 6. BEFOBE Mr. W. Townley, P.M. itAtrciotrsLT WOTWDIKO. John Spillane (familiarly known by the toubriquel of " Machios Jack,") of Morinish, waa brought before the Court, charged with ' having, on the 26th December last, unlawfully and malioioualy wounded one Joseph Delville, also of Morinish Mr. Milford appeared for the prisoner. From tbe evidence it appeared that prisoner was arrested at Black fellow's Gully, on the 8rd instant, fay virttw of a warrant, by Constable Gooch Tbe prossoutor Joseph Deaville, a miner, was at Morinish on the 20th ultimo, and was about taking possession of a building (formerly Page and O'Routke's) within fourteen days, if no other claimant appeared. He wai about putting np . notice to that effect, in compliance with the gold-fields Begulationa, when a mon named Charles'Walli* came and took it out of his hand. Deaville then went inside the building, and Wallis and ., prisoner followed. Prisoner aaid to Delville, I ...
ETHERIDGE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
ETHERIDGE RIVER. í oorrespondent of the Srltbane Courier, writag from Georgetown, Etheridge Biver, under date December 4, sends the following interesting information > The days here at generally hot at this time; the température, I should imagine, being .oorflely under 100 in the afternoons. Generally «fiery evening a storm sets in from the south or .outh-east, with plenty of thunder and lightning, .nd sometimes rain-this state of the elements being such as generally precedes and ushers in the wet season. At the junction of the Etheridge and Delaney, «lose to too township, are two trees bearing the "initials, in characters fifteen ¡nobes long, LK and llover E, with the Government broad arrow «rar each. The merks Bro sufficiently old in appearance to suggest their being Leichhardts, the letters being the first two of his nome, but I na -aot aware that that distinguished explorer ever used the broad arrow, or marked his trees otherwise than L or LL. If not Leichhardt'* whose ore th...
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BULLETIN. Sir,—Hearing that an absurd rumour is afloat in town about the scarcity of water at Emu Park, and that I had been in the habit of charging a shilling a bucket for the same, I trust you will give me an opportunity of denying any euch assertion, as it is calculated to do me a serious injury. A oertain townsman did pay a blackfellow a shilling for fetching a bucket of water from some considerable distance, but it is questionable whether it was superior to that to be obtained on the ground. It is well known to those who have visited the locality that two lagoons exist, one a quarter, the other half a mile from my place, from which an abundance of water may be obtained at any season of the year. In addition to which I have gone to great expense in sinking a well and am happy to say obtained good water. The well was only finished a few days before Christmas, consequently it had not sufficient time to settle. Above 200 persons were supplied fr...
MEDICAL ASPECTS OF TOBACCO SMOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
MEDICAL A8PECTS OF TOBACCO 8MOKING. DE. B. B. GRAY, who describes himself as having long been a moderate Brooker, and watched the effect of the habit on himself and others, offers in the Food Journal what he believes to be the true answer to the question, " Is smoking injurious ?" First of all (he remarks) there must be an understanding about the quality of the tobacco to be smoked. Bad, t'.e, rank, quickly intoxicating, and prostrating tobacco (certain kinds of shag and cavendish, for instance), mnst always be injurious. So too with regard to quantity, even good tobacco smoked to excess will to a certainty be injurious to the smoker, sooner or later, in some way or another. Next, as to the smokers. There are people to whom any tobacco, however smoked, is simply poison, causing even in small doses vomiting, pallor, ard alarming prostra- tion. Such people i.ever get seasoned to its effects, even stier repeated trials; and if they are wiso they will for ever let it alone.., No one can...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
'PHE AUSTRALASIAN ' STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANFe STEAMSHIPS. For STONEY DIRECT.-"James Pater- son," on or about Wednesday Next. For BRISBANE, mi GLADSTONE and MARYBOROUGH.-"Queensland," on or about Tuesday Next. For NORTHERN PORTS.-"Tinonee," on or about 16th instant. F. L. BARKER, Agent. Bockhampton, January 6,1872. "BLACKBIRD," S.S., 1000 TONS, CAPTAIN J. TORRANCE, FROM MELBOURNE for ROCK- HAMPTON Will leave 8TDNET on TUESDAY, January 9, at her usual EEDDCED FREiGHis & FARES. K. M. HUNTER & CO., Agents. 8CHOONEB "MAT QUEEN," FOB STDNET, VST ILL be dispatched at the ** beginning of Next Week. For freight or paesage apply to CAPTAIN THOKAS cn board, JOHN PALMER & CO., or GEO. B. SUAW. January*, 1872. ROCKHAMPTON 80B00L OF ARTS. i.mE usual QUARTERLY MEET *- ING will be held in the Ball on THURS- DAY NEXT, the 11th instant, at eight o'olock. B. L. DIBDIN, Secretary. EXPRESS TO CLERMONT. MESSES. MGAVB» BBOTHEBS' EXPRESS WAGGON H will leave Weetwood for Clermont on ...
The Rockhampton Bulletin AND CENTRAL QUEENSLAND ADVERTISER. SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 1872. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
?¡)e IJocïijjamnjon ^uUctin AND CENTBAX QUEENSLAND ADVEBTISEB. SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 1872. . I > I ? WBCteBmcam I il THE deadlock is now tbe local question of the day, but it is becoming stale, flat, and unprofitable. S'iroe new develop, ment is wanted to sustain public interest. There bas been enough of factious ob- struction, and eren PAUL Pnr dozes while politicians wrangle on points of order. In these circumstances we make no apology for directing attention to a subject of world-wide interest, namely, Telegraphic Communication between Australia and Europe. Elsewhere is published the latest information on thie important topic, but it may not be inadvisable to succinctly re-state here some factB connected with the history of the Anglo-Australian Telegraph. At first, it will be recollected, the British Company opened négociations with Queensland, and the Legislature of this colony, on the strength of the proposals made, authorised the extension of our line to the Gulf of Carpenta...
LOG-ROLLING. [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
LOG-BOLLING. THE following sketch of the manner in which the members of the Pennsylvania Legislature play into one another's hands gives a lively picture of the corruption prevailing in that great State. The writer, Colonel Francis Jordan, having been Secretary of the State for the last five years, has had the fullest opportunity for making himself ac- quainted witb every move of the game which be describes :-Our General Assembly (says the Secretary), aa all are aware, consista of thirty-three senators and one hundred members of the HOUBB. They convene annually at the State capital on the first Tuesday of January. Every member on an average brings with him, or has forwarded to him during the session by his constituents or othera, from fire to forty or more billa. These, as a faithful representa- tive, he is expected to pass, and at once sets himself about it to the exclusion of almost everything else. They are mis- cellaneous in character and merits, and on nearly every conceivable ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
IT was once said of a penunons money- j tendir thst he kept the trunk containing his eecuntie* near the head of Ins bed, and lay awake to hear them acumúlate interest. A WEABT TBAVEIXBB-A travelling marqtii-, in the cfiurse of the " grand tour," arrived at ' Berlin, weary of lionising. When he went to J bed, at the close of hu first day's residence, he eiclaimed " Thank heaven, I bave come to . place where there is nothing worth seeing." I £16 TO EsoLMTD.-One of the most striking announcements we (Timet of India)) have «ern for some time appeara in our advertising columns this morning, where it is notified that "the magnificent first-class full-powor iron steamship ' European' will carry passengers from Bombay to Liverpool, via the 8uez Canal, for 150 rupees!" This completely puta into the shade everything that has hitherto been offered in the way of a cheap and speedy passage home, snd one feels almost inclined to doubt whether it can be done for the monev, so as to leave the neoes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
TPHE BULLETIN Summary of News ?*? for transmission by the Monthly Suez Vail, u published every Jburth Saturdoy, and posted to any address m.t'be colonies on prepay- ment of Ss. per annum; to Great Britain, na Southampton, st és per annum; and eta Snodui st 8>. per annum 0. PYBUS, SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER, ÈO0KDAMPT0N SADDLER A HARNESS MAKER, L'000 3STIST [EWS AGENT, OoimnELD. MTiEOD & 00, fQNEE&S, 8T0CK, 8TÁT10S, COMMISSION AGENTS, 07 WA1ES BÜILDIXÜ8, OLEBMOHT. TAMES MCPHERSON, EELWRIGHT i ADD FERAL BLACKSMITH, r**~&lt;\ s WasTWooD. ÏQojà Workmanship Guarantied, and punctual ító; t t" attention to all orden. A. W. 8. SMITH, NTEAL STOEES, for Mutual Lifo Association of Australasia. EifiT-BTBEBT. FLOUR AGENCY. R. L. DIBDIN, & STATION AGENT, AUCTIONEER, uso IIB8I0N AGENT, ilished 1664. NHAM CHAMBERS. JOHNHEADRICK&CO., IMPORTERS OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE, ROCKHAMPTON. AGENTO FOB! PACIFICITBB A MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY (Bukt taken on the «po...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Rockhampton Bulletin — 6 January 1872
. accidently left ont of the Tinonee's outward manifest, es published in our lost Thursday's issoo :-20 bags flour, 26 bsgs sugar, 1 chest 2 half-ones!* tes, S eases pickles, 8 boxes soap, 1 rae kerosene, 1 box raisins, 2 oases jams, lóase fruit, 1 casa sundries, 1 keg brandy, A. W. B. Smith. The Egmont, s.S., left this port for Sydney direct yesterday at 2 SO a.m. 1 ' The Block Swan e., from Townsville, reached Cardwell on Thursday. The Lady Bowen, s, left Gladstone for Mary- borough at 0'16 o,m. on Wednesday. The Tinonee passed out of Keppel Bay on Wednesday. A report is current that Captain Champion will shortly commence running a small steamer between Rockhampton and the northern ports. The Balclutha, s.S., called at Keppel Bay on Thursday to take on board Mr. Wallace, who will pilot her into Broadsound. The Balclutha takes a quantity of heavy machinery to Sr. Lawrence. . The Queensland, s, reached Maryborough on Wednesday at 280 p.m.; left at 10'SO a.m. on Thiiisday: reached Gl...