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Land Court. (Before R. T. Hartley, Esq., Acting Land Commissioner.) June 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
: Laid'Coati. ' (Before E. T. Hartley, Esq., Acting Land ? . n Commissioner.} | : . ;. ??":.'?? . . :?: June ll. . r j Conditionals Approved. - D.. M'Aulay, 280a, Mulgrave Biver, David Green 200a, do. Conditionals. Adjourned. - M." _ Belton, 12^03, Barron River.- J. Ferner, S2t}&, ^liddle. Creek ¿ W. Aün, lOOa, Barron Biver. Conditionals Rejected.-Michael Behan, 400a,?Mulgrave Biver; .JI W. B. Stewart, j 200a, do ¿. AI A. Saiiiii, 100a/ Trinity. Uar-1 bonr.: '.,. ' ' ;.. : V ,- ' '.?:"?... ¡ 'v Homesteads, Abp.-.n.'.-n'.-C. ?!oi:e.\;. Kia, Bussell, EiVvjr'; B. 'MrZiñcaád¿-lt0it'I¿n::.. grave Eiver';" "A. ii'Pàérson",. 100a, "d'., . ' Canin'bg]lH>ISJa^. do,¿.Si*X. -Loirec/ Vp/ TriMiijr Kirf: nr.- ~ "~";' *.".'. -, .H..iiestf»:iä i.-jected.-Ar'fliftäii;.' Di'; Mulgrave. Eiver [ ; S> . I*., toeveii,' löü»^' Triaity Harbour, ". ' * 1
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
Local Items. ; Mr. R. A. Kingsford, is a passenger per the 8.8 Warrego arriving to day. ' Mr. Thomas Campbell, M.L.A-, the' 'junior' member for Cook, is a passenger per the. s.s. Katoomba, on his way to Cooktown.. :,.. The cargo landed per last trip of the s.s. Alexandra was one of the largest that has been delivered this year. There were nearly 300 tous general merchandise.,. , : . . ^ ':. ¡ The foes received at the.Warden's Court for . leases on the Mulgrave- 'goldfield «mrrantnd. for tba week andina* vinix**'7t]i.' to JSCS,. - .. .. . -. >??? ,,. Mrs. Eurke, the proprietoreas of thé-îîew market Hotel,' has changed the mme: of the house to the moro appropriate one of the Court House Hotel; ~ - In our notice last issue of the Hospital Ball we inadvertently stated Mr.' W. C. Smith as one of the committee.- It should have been Mr. E. B. Southerden, jun., and Jtr.T.B. S. Hook, as M. C. - - - ?'. A match for ¿610 a side was run once round the present racecourse, between the horses R...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
SHIPPING. , ABBIVAL9. Jone 12.-Elamang, s.s., Capt. T. Av Laka, . from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pas- sengers-Mrs. J. Atherton, Dr. "Wilson, Messrs. J. C. Winn, A. D. Carr, E. Cash, G. Bevan, C. E. White, E. B. Winner, J. L. Dickson, C. Wilkinson, J. Banner, C. Hew,' »nd 16 in steerage. ; - June 14,-Elaman;, s.s., Capt. T. A. Lake, from Cooktown. Passengers-»Ker. O. Byrne, Sf ema. C. it. Bow, £. A. Milford, J. J. Byers, C. Patehiinr, J. Hassum. Q. Hang, A. lien, and 7 in steerage.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
HIE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION' COMPANY. The company's steamers leave this port every Thursday for Northern Ports, and every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. For fares and rates of freight apply at the 'VmjxLny's own office at wharf. VURNS, PHILP and CO., Limited, Agents. THE S.S. "ZEUS"-Captain Innen. Leaves the wharf every Thursday uioraing to meet the incoming, ¡md every Saturday- evening to meet outgoing Mail Steamers ; anti leaves every VVetlues«Liy ami Snturdnjr mornings for- Swallow *« anti Stew QUEENSLAND STEAM SUIPPINÍS COMPANY. LIMITED. TIE Magnificent New Steel Steamships WASXEQO, Capiain K. M. Phillips. WA KA ITO A. Captain W. W. Hampton. ABCHX&. Captain Janies Lowrie, belonging to this Company, are now running weekly from Sydney and brisbane to Coefc town, calling ut KEPPEL BAT I TOWNSVILLE MACKAT I CAIRNS (wharf), and BOWES j PORT DOUGLAS. One of the above magnificent steamers will be despatched, from Cairns and Port Douglas to Cooktown every THURSDAY,...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. (FKOX OUR OWH CORRIHP0XDÏST. ) THK successful floating of the loan re . ceutly placed on the London market is the cause'of much jubilation in circles favourable to the present Government. It is not tliat every colonist is riot glad to observe that our credit is still good, but those who have followed the Gov- ernment in their belief that by means of -borrowed money our publie works could ba carried on look upon the re- sult of the loan as a proof that they . were correct. It was never thought that the loan would be other than a success, but the Government fixed the minimum at £98, and this, it is con- tended, prevented a price higb.er.than . that obtained being forthcoming. The Government have not been slow to state their -reason for so fixing the minimum. They say that the Bank of England pointed' out the unsettled state of finance in London; and ad- vised them into the course they adopted. .If this be so it cannot be denied that , tho Government - acted . »i"«...
Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
Cairns District Hospital. A siEETisa of the committee was held at tho Court Ii msc, oa Monday, the 19th instant. Present - Messrs. K. T. Hartley (in the chair), H. T. Douglas, J. M. Byan, E. B. Southerdeu, jun., and J. Kenny. The minute- of meetings held on 12ih and 2Gtli May, and 2nd June were read and con- firmed." ' . sliOWinfT patients admitted, discharged, and remaining in the Hospital at the end of Mar, and tofcil days of maiutence, was read and confirme 1. - . _ The inward correspondence consisting of letters from Colonial Secretary, Messrs. Elliot Bros., Stanfield, and Adams, were -received. The outward correspondence consisting of letters to. secretary Cook District Hospital, Port''Douglas Hospital,-secretary Crown Lintis Ofiice, Colonial Secretary, Inspector Pacific Islanders, Dr. Koch, wardsuian, and R. Craig, were read and approved. Mr. Douglas moved, Mr. Southerden se- conded-" That the resignation tendered by the wardsnian be accepted and the secretary inform him to th...
Cairns Quartz Crushing Company. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 19 June 1884
Cairns Quartz Crcsîiïns Company. A BOARD meeting: of the above company was held at Messrs. Soutberdeu, Hoot and Co.'s office yesterday. Presont-Messrs. H. B. Thomson (in thc chair), W. C, Smith, Southerden, and Hook. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and conSrmed. Telegrams to Langland's Foundry, Thomas Allen, and letter to T. Allen adopted. Telegram fruin T. Allen received. A letter from "William Popple eocfirmins h's oiler to erect waterwheel and cut race, also to take .shares in part payment, were read and received. The secretary was instructed to draft cnn traefc and submit same- at an early meeting of the Board. ; " - *, _: a i ? . i---r .- ? . r-Xt a mentías? of the Liverpool Engineering Society " recently. " a paper was read on " Compré-sed Air in Connection with Sew- age Works by Mr. T. Longdin. ~ The nuihor commenced by pointing out that," ow- ing to tue rapid increase-cf population ia this country, it. lias become the duty of all the authorities having the carr...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Our Ncigliooars. ' [FROM ODE OKS COiEEVPOX DENTS.] HEßBEKTON. June 20. THE nominations for three more members to our Divisional Board will be received up to July 2nd. It is expected there will he great excitement over the election, but at this time it would he premature to speak of the chances of the separate applicants for the office. Our deep lead hos not revealed its depth jet ; still all hands are delving away with the same hope and confidence they had the first day. Hope is the great virtue of the miner, and no other class tate disappoint- ment with tho saine placidity. I rend a telegram from these parts m the CAIIÍNK to this lead.; they w"erê^Kùaùy ;&u~B5t very liable to mislead, because a supposed deep lead is being worked; 'but nothing has transpired, beyond hope ; to set it " down as permanent, or a lead, and certainly it cannot yet be termed payable. Every available hand is engaged either in working or shep- herding the ground he has pegged out, and a few of the cl...
Cairns, Port Douglas, and Mourilyan Harbours. (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Cairns, Port Douglas, and . Mourilyan Harbours. (To the Editor of the CAIHNS POST.) SIB,-"Will you kindlyallow mc-.space in your, columns to.savia £eur..words re- garding three harbours of -.Northern Queensland, viz., Mourilyan, Cairns, and Port Douglas. Having beard so many different opinions expressed con- cerning these harbours, 1 would liku to express my opinion upon them from a mariners point of view, which is founded upon experience. 1 will first speak of .Mourilyan, it being to tho south of the others. 1 heard a lands- man, who I afterwards found was in- terested in Mourilyan, assert that there was sufficient anchorage in the harbour, for Ü.M. fleet to anchor and have swing- ing room. 1 beg most distinctly to say that would be impossible. There might be anchorage for five or six ships and have swinging room, hut more than six vessels could not possibly la}' tacre at the same time. A landsman looking at Mourilyan Harbour at high water, and particularly at high spring tides, wo...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, JUNE 24. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Cable messages. (FKOM OUK OV.TÍ CORKE8POXDEXTS.) European Hew3 LONDÖN, .TUSE 21. Arrangements have been made with the French. Government by the British Cabinet by which the former agrees not to occupy Egypt without the consent of England. France also abandons the question of dual control of finance. ? If Parliament does not approve of this agreement the Ministry slate thc}' will resign office. The French Chamber dissented from England's policy. lt is reported that the. German Parliament is not likely to subsidise the steam service to Australia. The European Conference on the Egyptian question commences on Satur- day next. In thc cricket match Australians v. Liverpool, the latter were all out for 213 first innings. The Australians had scored 103 for five wickets.
IMPORTS. EX KATOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
IMPORTS. Ex KATOOMBA. Consignad to Jack and Newell, Herberton. J -1 case pictures. Consigned to Burns, Philp and Co.-3 cases axes, 2 do chairs, 1 do fancy goods, 2 casks earthenware. 1 case, 31 packages household goods and furniture, G bars steel. Consigned to L. Severin.- 1 case saddlery, 1 do glass, 3 packages ironmongery. From Sydney : 1 case stationery, 2 parcels, S cases butter, 1 do cheese, 1 bag bacon. Prom Brisbane : 2S bags potatoes, 4 do onions, 6 cases apples, 1 case books, 2 parcels, 1 case cartridges, 1 bnç oysters, 30 sheep, IB cast iron buckets.. L piece s. brass. From Cooktown i 1 package opium, (value X-Û), 3 eases oil, 1 do salt egg, £S4 do moreh undise, 1 do cigars, 1 bag bran. Ex WENTWORTH. Consigned to W. P. Kedden.-1 case drapery, I truss do. Consigned to Burns, Philp and Co.-1 case, 10 hhds molasses, 1 case. Consigned to Jack and Newell, Herberton. ^-2 bundles canvas. Consigned to H. Selig, Herberton.-1 case cartridges. _ Consigned to L.-Severin.^-3 bales bed-...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
DEPASTURES.' June 19.-Katoomba, s.s., - Capt. Arm- strong, for Cooktown. Passengers-Mrs. M'Kay, and 15 in steerage. June 19.-Warrego, .S.B.. Capt, Phillips, for Cooktown. ' Passengers -: Messrs. E. Wright, J. Kobins, and -1 in steerage. *. Junii 21.-Katoomba, s.s., Capt. Arm- strong, for Sydney, via ports. Passengers Hrs. Allen. Messrs. Yee Wah; J.Macuauiara. J, Stewart. Beroardt, ScUwerk, and 4 m steerage. June 31.-Warrego, s.s., .Capt. Phillips, for Sydney, via'ports. '-Passengers-- in steerage. June 24.-Wentworth, sj.. Capt. Munroe, for Cooktown. Passengers-Mrs. Glynn, Ker. O'Byrne, Messrs. M'Cauge, Byan, and Pavia.
The "Ariel" Passage Through the Barrier Reef. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Thc "Arid" Passage Through the Barrier Keel'. THE following directions have been furnished to «3 by Captain Jas. Howie, of the schooner Arjel, trading from the islands, which no doubt will prove of great service to vessels sidling to the -coast. The advantages ibis passage gives to Cairns, with its fine natural harbour of refuge for vessels, cannot l>o esti- mated at th:s time. The report is as follows : lu lat. IC-Mi S., willi Ciypu Gratton bearing abqut W-.S.AV..&lt;list]iTit about il'J mile», steer W.S.W. for thu-cupo tor about llvu luiUmj i .^LMiu- nruut-wUl bu.Huoa .on tl»«. v«»rfc- nirtii, I' Keep on the same course, passing tho l ei f pi I .youl'port for aliont eight utiles, then »rill bc seen the main reef with large stones on botli sides, with a clear passage of throe to foin lailes in width and deep water. After pass- ing through keep on the same com-.« about eight miles,, when Green Island will be seen on the starboard bow, and a white sandbank on the port beam...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Oar Brisbane Letter. (FBOJC OUE OWX COEEESTOSDSÎÎT.) MB. Dickson has coutinued his speech making in thc various parts Of his electorate-Ennogara-and has every- where met with a great Jeal of success. -Members of the Government seem to be working bani to complete all their arrangements for the meeting of Par- liament next month, and thev are in a «juiet way inviting and "obtaining criticism of the various measures thev propose to introduce. Mr. Miles has been persisting in his statement that the Government intend to go in for a six million loan, and the Colonial Treasurer has, to a certain extent, fathered the statement. Kadways in all directions are promised, and the party intend to show their opponents that in the policy of the dominant politicians of the colony is anything but deserving the name of "Stagna- tion." There's nothing like a good slashing progressive policy for Queens- land, anti if Griffith Las only thc pluck . &lt;á¿,-ijà^liLU ,'it-..the eolojo-.-.will .a .fe...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Correspondence. I We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Ediúor of the CAIRNS POST.) SIR,-There is a subject which I wish to bring under the notice of the Divisional Hoard through your valuable paper. It is the disgraceful aud dangerous condition of the road from Cairns to the Hap Wah plan- tation. There has been a large sum of money expended on this road some time ago, as well as lately, both of which have been entirely useless. At the time the first road was made, the money expended proved a complete waste, yet in the face of this, no other method was resorted to in making the present track, which is worse to-day than the previous road. I would like to inquire who it was that superintended the construc- tion of the present road, and why it was laid down in a manner which past experiences had proved to be entirely useless, and noth- ing less than a wilful waste of money? Perhaps some of the members of the Divi- sional Board will answer...
Wreck of the Fredrika Wilhelmina. THE BOATS CREWS ATTACKED BY NATIVES. ONE BOAT'S CREW MISSING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Wreck of the Fredrika Wilhelmina. THE BOATS CREW'S ATTACKED BY NATIVES. ONE BOAT'S CREW MISSING. WE have received the following ac- count of the wreck of the Fredrika Wilhelmina from Capt. Routch, who has arrived per the Ariel schooner :- &nbsp; Started from Mackay ou January 2 for the islands, and encountered con- trary winds for three months of the passage. Commenced recruiting upon arrival at Bouganville Island, and while arranging with the natives they acted very treacherously. A large party of them came down to the boats and pretended to recruit four boys, when they suddenly attacked the two crews simultaneously. The Govern- ment agent, Mr. W. Roe, was severely wounded with clubs and spears, and the boat steerer, a native boy, had his head nearly severed, from his body by a tomahawk ; the others of the boat's crew were more or less wounded. The crew of the other boat, under command of the mate, did not fare much better. The mate received an enormous gash in the back fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
Spca*! Colwin, THE QUEENSLAND STEAM SHIPPING CO., LIMITED. SEDUCTION : IN FAKES. FABES to Ports between Cooktown and Sydney are SEDUCED TWENTY FIVE PER CENT. . WALSH and CO., Agents. Cairns, April 30.1SS4. . AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. . REDUCTION LN FARES. - FROM ,1st May proximo. Saloon and Steerage Fares by the Company's Weekly MaU Steamers, between Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Bowen, Towns-, ville, Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone River, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFTY PEE CENT. , BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. April 26, 1SS4. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION OF FARES BETWEEN t - BRISBANE AND SYDNEY. I F fjVlV. FABES ty tba olxxro Cumpmy W I J. tween Brisbane and Sydney are RE- DUCED : ^TWENTY-FIVE - PER-;' CENT. .For particulars, apply BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. THE s.s. BEE is now open for Freight or Charter. She will leave Cairns, carry- ing passengers and cargo, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY for REDBANK, returning every TUESD...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 26 June 1884
0tc ¿a.nt£y post. THURSDAY, JUKE 20, ISSI. hrvîew of the vacancy that occurs with ) Mr. A. Heston's resignation from the Cairns Divisional Board, it is incutn Wnt'upon tlio' 'T»tepa.yer» to consider as to wno tliey -will eWvt to "represent them. Tho vacancy occurs in the No. 2 sub-division, or Freshwater and Smithfield district, but it none the less affects the oilier sub-divisions. This should be borne in mind, as it is equally important to the whale district that an honourable and efficient representative should be returned. Unless we have intelligent and responsible members on I the Divisional Board, such-'as those I who will not only watch the interests j of their own sub-division, but will also take a broad and liberal view of that j which will improve and benefit the i whole district, we cannot expect any permanent or general, advancement to be made. Tho great objection to pre- vious elections has been in the pursuing of the narrow-minded policy of secret promises given to dif...