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The Light That Failed. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
The Light That Failed * There goes Sir Edwin Arnold,* observed the hostess to her Chicago visitor. t vA ho's he ?' inq ired tho inuocent visitor. ' Why don't you know him ? fife's a fa mous London editor and he wrote 1 The L-ght of Asia.' * Wrote up the light of Asia, did he?' re marked the visitor with interest. ' [ didn't know they had bad gas there too; but I'm glad to find out that these newspaper men are some good after alL'
Could Not Agree. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Could Mot Agree. She was a withered little native of the land of shamrocks and he was a burl^ botcher. A large market basket hong upon her arm and, pausing before his stall, she gazed long and earnestly at a pair of some-other-spring chickens which dangled from the hooks above - * An' what moight be th' price av thimspar rerB?' she queried* , ' Madame,' replied the diplomatic dis penser of chops and steaks, 'you may hare them for one dollar' 4 Then I'll not have thim at all.' ' Nicely picked, I guarantee you.' ' On' what av that ?' . ' You won't find a finer pair of broilers in the market.' ^ A pair, you say ?' .' Yes Madam'; they were hatched in the cromue barnyrad And grew up together If you don'twant em both try one.' _ ' Be th9 powers,' remarked the old woman as she pressed the backbone of the nearest bird,' me heart'isn't hard enough to separate two sich old frinds.'
COLONIAL ITEMS. LONDON, June 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
COLONIAL ITEMS. LONDON, Jane 23. The Times states that i|ot much has been heard, yet of Mr. Dibba' scheme to rehabilitate the colonies, but no body seriously believes thaQAustralia is mcapabie of meeting its liabilities z no doubt the people have beeu ei travagatit iu borrowing, ftud there has been. a good deal of corruption in raox* than one of the colonies* but these mistakes are easily corrected. The Times states the Victorian issue is inopportune, and has caused, surprise, 'since it was generally sup posed that advisers of the colonies were aware that the City was at pnsse&t) indisposed to look favorably on further borrowing, especially after it was understood all reasonable needs had been met by Treasury Bills, | which would not have been favorably received if it had been believed the loan was contemplated. With this fresh proof it would be very unwise to allow colonial securities to be available for the investment of British trust money. All other colonial stocks have ...
ANOTHER LOAN. LONDON, June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
ANOTHER LOAN. I liOirDON. Jane 22. Victoria has issued a mew per cent, loan, with a minimum of 92, pari passu existing stock, redeemable 1st Jan., 1926, or after 1921 on giving one year's notice. Interest commences 1st Julj. Money is very plentiful, and tlie official impression is that the Victorian loan will be subscribed at a premium. The leading bankers expect an ave rage of 94, bat the brokers doubt the success of the loan, and it is stated ( the .public are unlikely io subscribe largely. It is understood Melbourne bank managers wired to the London offices to support the loan, to the utmost. Stocks bare fallen to 92|> and holders aud brokers are indignant at the issue of the loan 4 per cent, below the price of existing stocks, especially aft r the Government had implied the Treasury Bills would meet their wants for a year, and Sir Graham's statement that it was ex pected stock would shortly reach (tar.
AN INHIBITION REMITTED. LONDON, June 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
AN INHEBITI03ST REMITTED. ! London,, June 23. Russia has withdrawn me inhibition of the export of all cereals except rye, floor and bran. j ME. DIBBS. : Iiokdov, June 22. Mr Dibbs is the guest of the Earl of Warwick and was introduced to the Prince of Wales, who was veif genial, and with whom he had a long1 and pleasant conversation. The Prince of Wales introduced Mr Dibbs to the Bake of York. Mr Dittos has bad a long interview with Moberly Bel], whose views oa the colonies grati fied him. The New South Wales Premier's reply to English criticisms on colonial finances will, probably, appear in Monday's Times. The Chicago executive hare intimated they will allot Australia 60,000ft at the Exhibition, provided the colonies combine to erect their own building* The offer has been declined, as it vooU entail an expense of £7000. The Executive decline to permit ex hibits being shown en bloc, but offer 50,000ft for products classified sepa rately. Mr Dibbs has advised the Government to retir...
Northern Supreme Court. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 22. (Before His Honor Mr Justice Cooper), [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
IVorfl&era Supreme Coort. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 22. (Before Bis Honor Mr Justice Cooper), PARKER V. Smith and Fearnley. - Ad journed summons for final judgment. Mr Macnaughton for plaintiff; lb Leu (of Messrs Roberts' and Leu) for defendants. Adjourned by coaBent imfcil the'24th instant. Terry v. Pefcrie.-Summons "for final judg ment. Mr Macnaujrhton for plaintiff; Mr Leu (of Mes r» Roberts and Leu) for defen dant. Adjourned by consent until the 24th instant. la re Burton Brewery Go., Ltr!.-Ad journed eppliea" ion for winding up the company. Mr Selwyn for the. appli cants,. applied for adjournment for three weeks that the neceEBary advertisement might be inserted in the G&sette. Adjourned until the 13th July. . In re » *'« G-rucliy, miner of Croydon. Mr Leu (of Messrs Roberts and Leu) applied for odjudic.-ition in insolvency. Order - Adjudi cated accordingly. Statement, 7th July ; firtfc meeting 8th July. J. 1». Blood-Smyth,official trustee. In re Wright, engineer, Macfcay...