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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
VICTORIA. Ibid. WE have received files from Melbourne to January 22, and through the S. M. Herald ample telegrams to the 24th instant. We quote the latter first:— Salef of plantation, coffee hare been made at It. . Maize firm; but little doing. Mr. Edward Wilson ha« tent from England to the Acclimatisation Society fifty English robins, thirty-fire Virginian nightingales, and forty squirrel*. By the same vessel wcro re oeired ninety-fire Angora goats; also larks, starlings, linnets, partridges, ostriches, and waterfowl—a large proportion from the Imperial Society, France. Numerous similar presents have been received. The marks of the newly discovered rock at the Heads, until the bearings aro published, are :— Chimney on telegraph station at Point Lonsdalo in line with the high beacon behind it; the east side of the lower lighthouse at Queensdiff in line with the west side of the boatman's look-out house on the edge of Bhortland's Bluff and beacon on the Nepean Beef, or with the sharp...
CONSECRATION OF BISHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
CONSECRATION OF BISHOPS. Catholic Telegraph, November 18. On Tuesday, January 23, the Most Rer. Dr. Murray and the Most Rev. Dr. Quinn were consecrated respectively Bishops of Maitland and Bathurst, Australia, by his Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, in the pro-Cathedral, Marlborough-street. Within the memory of men still living there were only a few small Catholic missions on the great Australian con tinent, nearly equal in size to Europe. The progress of the Australian colonies became greater and greater every day, aid a prodigious impulse was given to it by the Onborery of the gold-fields aud the high price of labor. At an early period some missionary priests settled down amidst the Catholic populations and estab lished missions, which grew so rapidly that frequent and urgent demands had to be made to this country for priests to supply the spiritual necessities of an ever-increasing people. Places that had not been known a few years before became the centres of what are now great c...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
IMPORTS. Scotia, from Melbourne; 103 cases claret, Mort, Holland, and Co. ; 150 hogsheads ale, 30 cases whisky, Brabant and Co.; 1 case carbines, 10 boxes cartridges, 2 casks biscuits, J. Fenwick and Co.; 2 bundles doors, 1 cask brushes, 3 buggies, 2 packages harness, 6 bundles case ments, 15 bundles sashes, 21 cases galvanised iron, 23 bundles spout,ng, 30 sheets iron, 36 doors, 13 packages building materials, 16 pack ages, R. Hutchins; 1 case lampware, 10 bundles shovels, 36 oars, 8 packages, W. and B. Brookes; 32 cases furniture, 1 case glass, Keeser and Co.; 15 tanks, Bright Bros., 4 quarter-casks 100 cases brandy, 20 cases corks, 1 barrel colouring, 20 cases, J. and G- Harris.
CAPE MORETON. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] January 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
CAPE MORETON. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] January 30. Arrival. —Fame, schooner, from the Clarence River, at 7.20 p.m.; a schooner (name not re ported), at 9 p.m., from the south. February 1. Departure.—Balmacarra, barque, for London, at 3.30 p.m. The Rangatira, s.s., bound south, passed the port at 9 a.m. A steamer was sighted about 3.30 p.m.
DALBY. January 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
DALBY. January 26. The party sent after Macpherson, the bush. ranger, have returned to town. They state that they could not obtain any traces of him. Mr. Murfield, the contractor for laying down the line of telegraph to Roma, arrived on Wednesday. He will commence operations next week. The weather is dry and hot. Feed, howerer, is good. Mr. Hall, the ventriloquist, has been per forming here with great success.
Letters to the Editor. THE LOGAN RESERVE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE QUEENSLANDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
Letters to the Editor. THE LOGAN RESERVE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE QUEENSLANDER. -I remain, Sir, your obedient servant, ARTHUR PIMM. February 1,1866. SIR, —In your issue of Wednesday last, is a letter from a correspondent on the Logan, and as he draws my name unnecessarily into print, will you allow me to make a short reply. He seems to have no less than ten (10) roads shaken up in his brain, all connected with the Logan, and tells the Government in a very dictatorial manner which they are to adopt. But I think Government have some very able and respon sible officers in the Roads Department, who will without doubt do what is most useful to the general public. In regard to the memorial spoken of, about 80 signed it on the Logan, besides many on the Albert, and there was only one person who declined, and I believe he is the correspon dent of a newspaper. He gave as a reason that he had purchased other land down the river, and was interested in getting a new road further down ; another rea...
HIPPOPHAGY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE QUEENSLANDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
HIPPOPHAGY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE QUEENSLANDER. —Yours truly, NUTRITION SIR,-If beef and mutton get scarce, its well to have some resource to fall back upon; and this we have, in the numerous herds of horses to be found in some parts of these colonies. In " Contributions to Natural History," by a Rural D.D., the author expatiates on the nutritious qualities of horse-flesh, and quotes the celebrated French surgeon, Larry, who ap proved of horse-flesh for the soldiers and wounded in the French army. He gives his own experience as follows:—" We invite our readers to test its value, as we hare recently done, in a spirit of philosophical inquiry, and, we solemnly declare, without the slightest digestive remorse, though to the horror of our cook, a privileged old servant, who rules the roast, and us too sometimes! Misled by her imagination, and not following her nose assuredly, she declared that she perceived 'a fearful smell before the stuff came near the door.' After we had eaten delicio...
PRESERVING OF FRUITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
PRESERVING OF FRUITS. T. ONE of the greatest hindrances to the profit-&lt;*> able cultivation of fruit in Queensland at the present time, is the want of a market for its ready disposal; for of course when ripe it must be at once sold, very likely in an over stocked market, or its destruction and total loss to the grower is an inevitable consequence. We have no reason to wonder that such should be the case, as the quantity of fruit grown in the colony is rapidly getting out of all propor tion to the quantity consumed, although the case might be different were it potuible to spread the supply—of peaches or grapes, for instance— over double the period in which they are now brought to town. At the present time grapes, even of good quality, are a drug in the market, and are being hawked about town at 4d. per lb., or, as the day advances, at whatever can be got for them. The supply grown near town has been quite sufficient to supply the legitimate de mand, and as they are first...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. January 26.— Queensland, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 287 tons, Captain T. Lake, from Rockhampton, Gladstone, and, Maryborough. Passengers : &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. Bell, Messrs. Marsh, R. Morton, H. Friend, Lesser, J. Powers, J. Murray, J. Ranken, W. Bell, T. Kennedy, C. W. Pitts, E. F. Way, J. Kemp, F. Arkey, G. W. Custard, Master W. F. Hanken, and about 40 in the steerage. January 26.—Florence Irving, A.S.N. Co.'s s., tons, Captain W. Cottier, from Rock &nbsp; hampton, Gladstone, and Maryborough. Pas sengers : Mrs. Pannocks, Messrs. Muley, St. George, Hellicks, Lambert, J. McKinnon, Ray mond, Blencoo, Levy, Bellas, Ross, Fife, Comyn, R. Ferguson, Storey, E. W. Layton, Saunders, &nbsp; Bards, and 20 in the steerage. JsSuary 26.—Yarra Yarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s , 350 tons, Captaiu J. Moppett, from Sydney the 23rd instant. Passengers—-Mr. and Mrs. F. Southerden and family, Mrs. Joynt, Master Joynt, Mr. and Mrs. Duffy and children (2), Messrs. Evan...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
DEPARTURES. January 27.—Yarra Yarra, A.S.N. Co's s., 350 tons, Captain J. Moppett, for Sydney. Passengers : Messrs. Raymond, Ross, D. Wil liams, Makinson, Deighton, B. H. J. Dickens, Helluson, Wauch, Burton, and about 20 in the steerage. January 29.—Queensland, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 287 tons, Captain T. Lake, for Sydney. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Bell, Master Bell, Master Friend, Messrs. T. Kennedy, A. Adam, Murray, and about 15 in the steerage. January 30.—Telegraph, A.B.N. Co.'s s., 367 tons, Captain Fitzsimmons, for Sydney. Passen gers: Mrs. Macalister, Messrs. W. Moore, Brown, J. M'Kinnon, and about 10 in the steerage. January 30.—Lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain P. Quayle, for Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockhampton: Passengers: Messrs. W. A. Hirst, H. De Satge, G. A. P. Hirst, H. C. Stanley, Brown, G. B. St. John, Livermore, Vicary, J. Ranken, W. F. Ranken, Mallett, Garbutt, Fraser, Hazeel, and about 20 in the steerage. &nbsp; January 30. —Florence Irving, A.S...
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. January 30. —Eagle, s.s, from Sydney. January 31.—Florence Irving, s., from Bris bane; Leichhardt, s., from Rockhampton. February 1.—Lady Bowen, s.. from Brisbane : February 1.—Lady Bowen, s., from Brisbane ; West Hartley, schooner, from the Burrum. &nbsp; DEPARTURES. January 31.—Eagle, s.s., for Sydney; Florence Irving, s., for Rockliampton. February 1.—Leichhardt, s., for Brisbane.
GLADSTONE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
GLADSTONE. ARRIVALS. January 29.—Rangatira, s.s., from Port Denison. January 30.—Leichhardt, s., from Rockhamp ton. &nbsp; DEPARTURES. January 30.—Rangatira, s.s., for Sydney ; Leichhardt, s., for Brisbane. January 31.—Capricorn, ketch, for St. Law rence.
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. January 30. —Yarra Yarra, s., from Brisbane; Western Star, barque, from Mauritius; Lochiel, Ramsay, and City of Sydney, ships, from the Downs: Strathnaver, ship, from Plymouth. ship, January 31.--Blackbird, s.s., from Melbourne; Queensland, s., from Brisbane. February 1.—Boomerang, s.s., from Rock hampton. &nbsp; DEPARTURES. January 30.—Coya and Prince Regent, for Newcastle; Black Dog, for New Caledonia; Eclipse, for Port Denison; Callender, for the Richmond River; Balelutha, s.s., for Mel bourne ; Cawarra, s., and Lady Young, s., for Brisbane ; Grafton, s., for Grafton. January 31. —Australian for Newcastle; &nbsp; Strathdom, for London.
ROCKHAMPTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. ARRIVALS. January 29. —Sacramento, schooner, from St. Laurence. January 30.—James Paterson, s.s., from Sydney. January 31.—Platypus, s.s., from Brisbane. DEPARTURE January 21.—Leichhardt, s., for Brisbane. February 1.—James Paterson, s., for Sydney.
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
EXPORTS. Balmacarra, for London: 155 hides, 179 bales wool, G. Raff and Co ; 1088 hides, 227 bales wool, G. H. Wilson and Co.; 194 bales wool, Kent and Wienholt; 85 bales wool, Wienholt Brothers ; 32 bales wool, J. Ferrett;. &nbsp; 72 bales wool, C. J. and E. M. Royds; 51 bales wool, McDonald, Smith, and Co.; 90 bales wool, Fitz and Wilson; 11 bales wool, 427 hides, 25 casks tallow, C. E.Walker; 92 bales wool, North British Australasian Co. ; 13 casks tallow, 260 hides, Z. Skyring ; 10 bales wool, J. and W. North; 7 packages, C. Newton Brother and Co. ; 62 hides, Webb Brothers ; 2 cases, Gas Company. Recapitulation: Wool, 1043 bales; hides, 1992 ; tallow, 38 casks ; 9 packages. Vibilia, for Melbourne: 150 tons guano, Molison, Black, and Smith. The brigantine Scotia, is to the consignment of Mr. R. Hutchins. She was berthed at Newton's wharf on Monday. On Saturday afternoon the barque City of Melbourne was discharging railway plant at the Lytton Jetty. The Black Ball ship Mon...
THE BURRUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 3 February 1866
THE BURRUM. We learn by a private letter from Mary borough, dated January 23, that the Burrum Creek, in which are situated the Maryborough coal mines, is very difficult of navigation, from the numerous shoals, and the narrow and intri cate nature of the channel. At the date of our informant's letter, the schooner West Hartley, which we are told does not exceed two feet in draught when light, had been in the creek for such a length of time that her master despaired of her ever getting out, although there were two pilots engaged on board. The ketch Reindeer, well known here, was sixteen tides in getting from the coal mines to Maryborough, with 50 tons of coal on board, and the John Weatherstone, which may be described as a ten-ton boat, was seventeen tides in performing the same journey with 20 tons of coal. The schooner Elizabeth entered the creek and made an attempt to get to the mines, but ultimately gave it up as impos sible, after having accomplished four miles in six days. These...