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Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, JULY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
Cable Messages. (FHOÜ or/E ora cofiHEsroxüExxs.) European News. LCOTDOX. .Trr.T 1. The Chinese troops have violated their treaty with the French. An ariiiv of 10,000 Chinese attacked the French', numbering only 700, but were fortun- ately repulsed with great hiss. The French Minister at Pekin has demanded instant reparation for the breach of treaty. . Admiral Courbit bas been ordered to proceed to Pekin imme- diately to enforce the demand made by the miiiister. In the cricket match, Australians v. Gentlemen of England, the former won by 46 runs. The latter only scored 140. There is great alarm at Toulon and Marseilles owing to cholera- raging badly in those towns. The British Gcvernmïnii have ad- dressed communications to the colonies of Australasia inviting them to contri- bute towards the expense of extending tue powers of the Pacific Commissioner. . -JULY. 2. The International Congress on the Egyptian question is sittinji in .Loudon. _ i" Un* .m»*-:.. ..A -1_ 1>1__ of JÉngland...
JOHN MACNAMARA, GOVERNMENT AND GENERAL AUCTIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
GOVERNMENT ÂNO GENERAL AUCTIONEER. JM. would respectfully cull tin" utteti . lion of Investors to t he fact that they would benefit tiioUiM-lvos m.itcmlly by con- sulting him before Hulking purchases in LAND, as he will gladly give valuations of all kind of properties to intending purchas- er.';, free of charge; and from different trans- actions in Lund which have lately collie under his notice, willie being luiule bj- sonni unscrupulous so-called Lund Agents, not only will sellers be able to get the highest price obtainable for their properties but buyers may rely on theil- interests being protected to the fullest extent.
The New Court House. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
The Sew Court House, j TKV. ceremony of opening the new Court House tool." place at iii o'clock a.m. ou Tues- day, the 1st July, «heil a munbee of repre- sentative citizens were present in honour of the occasion. siding with Mr. \V. li. 0. Hill, P.M., on th..- Hench, were Messrs. T. Swallow, li. T. Hanley, K. A. Kingsford, Geo. Adams, A. Meston, »nd 1). Patience. Mr. AV. li. 0. Hil], police magistrate, on rising to declare the Court House opened, said-"Before formally declaring this hand- some building open 1 would like, as presid- ing magistrate, to say a few words. 1 think the Government should be thanked for tho, I might say out of the couimnu, building they have given us, and Mr. Hannah for tho faithful manner iu which he has fulfilled his contract. I sincerely trust that this Court House, which at present is clean ¡iud un- sullied, may long be kept so, and that the magistrates who iue honoured with a seat on this Hench may continue to uphold the honour and dignity of it, and ke...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) SIR,-I read from the columns of your valu- able paper that there has been a petition signed by the settlers of this district re- questing that a native police camp be established on Mulgrave Reserve, which &nbsp; I must say is much needed. Will you kindly allow me the space to show how the depreda- tions by the blacks are keeping the district back. At one time I endeavoured to plant a few acres of potatoes on my selec- tion, and the growth of the crop gave me an immense satisfaction, upon which I reckoned on making a good return. Just as they were near ripe for gathering the whole of my patch I discovered had been cleared during the night. There had been no noise whatever, and the cunning these aboriginals exercise is something wonderful. I made a second effort, and determined this time to keep a better watch for the safety of the crop, but I reg...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) THERE is trouble ahead here for the employers of coloured labour, such as sugar planters or ottars engaged in tropical agriculture. Xew Ireland --vas declared as a place at which labour .could not be recruited on aceouut of the boys being unfit for plantation work, and now islands in" the vicinity of New Guinea are to be closed, lt requires no prophet to know that the daysof Kanaka labour are numbered, -and it is very apparent that the trade cannot be carried on much longer. It will be straugled to death by the regu- lations. The trouble of the schooner Heath at Mackay shows to what ex- tent shipowners are now likely to suffer. I may give you an idea of this case from the official records. The Heath arrived in Mackay early in the month with upwards ot" SO recruit« ou ?board, but the Ivunakua are utill-unde livered. lt was found on the vessel's arrival that the boys did not under- stand the nature bf their agreements, at least the Go...
Our Sydney Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
- I Our Sydney Letter. (FEOII OCE Otl'S CORRESPONDENT.) No sooner have we recovered from the excitement of the news that no less than five terrific explosions, supposed to be the handiwork of the cowardly and bloodthirsty dynamiters, have taken . place in London than the startling in- telligence reaches us that emmissarics of this lively set intend paying a visit here in Sydney to have a shivoo among our public buildings, accordingly the incoming City of Sydney had to undergo a rigorous examination at the hands of the police. The. search, however, brought forth nothing, "the O'Uonovan Rossa" crowd being very, eospicuous by its absence. There are some parts of old Sydney that would be none the ? worse for a little dynamite, that is pro- vided humanity could be got out of the way while the improvement was going on. An application is at present being made for tlie release from the lunatic asylum of a lunatic named Creswell, on the ground that he is the only Original Arthur Orton. Prom ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
EARNEST A. MILFORD, SOLICITOR, &C, &C, Cairns, Ma» be consulted at New Tattersalls Hotel, ¡ Abbott-street. CAIRNS BAKERY, ABBOTT-STKEET. E. WILLIS, Broad and Biscuit Baker. WEDDING CAEES MADE ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE. SHIPPING SUPPLIED. W. D, HOBSON] HAS ALWAYS ON SALE Corn. Bran. CUaff (oaten and lneorue), Adelaide Flour, Sugar, Whisky (various best brands in bulk, ease or jar). Brandy, ditto ditto; Rum-Red Heart or in bulk, Plaiston and Jamaica. Ghi--V V H Ales and Wines, both Colonial and European. . Also a varied assortment of General Merchandise. from Hong- Kong-, a magnificent and varied assortment of the above. Chines* Rice. To arrive by the same boat SOO mats of the the Best No. i Chinese Rice. NOTE.-The magnificent steamship SUEZ, of Messrs. Geo. R. Steven's celebrated line, will be the first vessel to land Foreign Mer- chandise direct in Cairns J. M. RYAH & CO., Aerated Water and Cordial MATJFACTTJRETIS, CAIRNS. Cairns kat&d Water ad Cardia! W...
New Zealand. WELLINGTON, July 1. Parliament has been dissolved. (From our Exchances.) SYDNEY, JUNE 27. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
flew Zealand. WELLINGTON, Jur.r 1. Parliament lias been dissolved. (From our Exchances.) SYDNEY, J I XE 27. Tho Hon J. 1\ Garrick and family teft for London yesterday ¡¡or Raven ita. A Bill prohibiting the employment of barmaids was introduced into the Legislative Council yesterday, and read a lirst' time. The New South Wales Geographical Society has arranged to call a special meeting of the Society for Tuesday uext,at which General M*lvor is invited to he preseut for the purpose of ex- plaining and discussing his proposal for the expedition to New Guinea. It is believed that the soeietv are determined to organise an expedition to New Guinea such as the General proposes, and will offer him the command. .... ciaru.1 PlTtnlü-itttl^Coa"«« . A Í'KKTINQ wna held yesterday at the Board- room, and the members present were : Messrs". J. B. L->ridan, fl. T. Douglas, J. Kenny, J. M. Ryan, T. K. S. Hook. A. Meston, W. D. Hobsou, L. Severin, and T. Mackey. Mr. A. Meston handed in his resigna...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
James Meiler, BUILDER & CONTRACTOR, ABBOT T-STKEET. a Good HOUSEKEEPER. Tal.lo ai tU.» i:..un,-..r.W ll.,toi. Tuny t.-1-uw. Apply, CllA.ltt.l^t5 WJLWS, rcoptiotor. Tenders. WANTED SAWYERS to cut about 12,000ft of Timber, on Mulgrave Goldfield. Tenders close on Otb of July. For further particulars applv to WILLIAM POrPLE. To the Worshipful the Justices of the Penco acting in aud for the District of Cairns, in Queensland. IJOSEPH HOLMES, now residing at 9 Cairns, in the Parish of Cairns, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply at the Special Petty Sessions to ho holden for this district on the eighth day of June next ensuing, for a transfer of the publican's license of John Parker to myself, for tho sale of fermented and spirituous liquors, in the hjuio and appurtenances thereunto belonging, situated in Abbott street Cairne;, and kuoivn by the si n of the Mining Exchange Hotel, which 1 intend to keep as au lau ur Public IIor.3e. I a rn mar- ried having a wife an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
TUE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. The company's steamers leave thia port every Thursday for Northern Torts, and every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. For fares and rates of freight apply at the ^unipany's own office at wharf. ViJRNS, PHILP and CO., Limited, Agents. THE S.S. " ZEUS,"-Captain Innes. ^ Leaves tho wharf every Thursday tuornimr. to meet the ineotmnjr, uml every fhttnnlay eveninir- to meet outpoint? ÎCaiil Steamers ; and leaves every Wednesday and Saturday mornings ,fot. Swallow's and Stew alwVlàndûigB. " - *~ . Open for charter and excursions. BOENS. PHILP and CO. Asenta. qmsENSLAKD STEAM. SUIPMHO COMPANY, LOUTED. THE Magnificent New Steel Steamships WAKBEGO, Capütiu K. M. Phillips. KABASTOA, Captain W. W. Hami>ton. ABCHEB, Captain Janies Lowrie, belonging to this Company, are now running weekly from Sydney and brisbane to Cook- town, culling at Ksri-Bi. BAV I TOWXSVILLB MACKAY I C'AIKNS (wharf), and BoWKK J POUT DOCGI^AS. One of the above magnificent ...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
Local Items. Mr. Thomas Allen, ot the CAIRNS POST, is a passenger per the s.s. Elamang, arrivia^ to-day. T -Ä>«-whfic-n-'Jcwrn .» now londitiir *^ timber, compnsinjr liarrfwootf anti aa'iuvu and rough pine, which will be consigned to Mr. L. Severin. We learn by files to hand the Melbourne ARGUS is to be rednced in price from 3d to 2d per copy. This arrangement will come into force on the 1st instant. Considering the sixe of this paper, the extensive information, and late news which it affords, the reduction in price may be considered as an important advancement in journalistn,and will no drubt largely increase its established influence. The sugar being manufactured at the Ilap Wah plantation is very fine indeed. A sample on exhibit in town which is being made from the vacuum pan process shows quite equal in crystal and colour to the best white retailed for domestic use. Mrs. J. O'Connor is certainly to be highly com- mended for the mamierin which he is super- intending the mill, ...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
The Cairns Post THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1884. WE read from our Port Douglas con- temporary the remarks of Mr. Walsh at a banquet given to Mr. T. Campbell [???] ... that he was one of founders of that town, and they had always come off best in its fights with their neighbours. He expressed every confidence in Port Douglas, and that it would get the railway terminus if fair play is awarded. He also spoke of £14,000 having been expended on a dray road over the Cairns range without any result, and that Cairns had no right to expect a railway in consequence. It would be useless to go over the same ground with respect to the railway route taking the same track as a dray road. That has been so fully discussed, and the fallacy of it admitted, so that argu- ment upon the question is discarded by all persons of consistent intellect. The portion of the remarks we would prefer to speak of is the fact of Port Douglas boasting of always having come off best in its fights with its neighbours. We are not...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 3 July 1884
THE FIRST GRAND LAND SALE HELD IN CAIRNS AT AU CTI O W SATURDAY, JULY 26, ART, I* A K E-S TREET, SATURDAY, JULY 26, THE MAGNIFICENT ESTATE iL. WALEEKTILLE t! J The New Suburban Township off Cairas, the Future Capital off Northern Queensland. SITUATED CLOSE TO TIIE RAILWAY LINE TO HERBERTON ami ADJOINING TUE TOWN BOUNDARY; EASY WALKING DISTANCE OP THE WHARVES. 66ft Wide by 165ft Depth. 4 00 ALLOTMENTS. 66ft Wide by 165ft Depth. WALKERVILLE.-No 1 'overs or Illness of any description U'lllírsmiv TI v * c i i T « WALKERVILLE.-A Kural Retreat in tho Heart of thc Purest Country Air. ÍÍIKÍHIIF » r f Suburban Land ever offered under % Hammer to the Public. - -nr. w ALKf.K» I LL h. An Lndisputed tact that the Land offered here has No Bunal in Northern WALKLK» ILLL.-Contains only Grassy .Slopes as if made by Picked Gardeners. Queensland. TERMS-ONE-FIFTH rA^jjLT^13 ^ALANCE^G^,^ MONTHS : NO INTEREST ADDED. JOHN MACNAMARA has been favoured with iustrüctioñs'from the Proprietors to sell by Public...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
Caution. ANY person found Removing or Cutting Timber on Selections 1/1 and 2Ui, situated on the right-hand branch of the Mulgrave Kiver, will be prosecuted. G. KLATTIE. TENDERS wanted, for Falling 30 acres Scrub, at 1). M'Cauley's selection. Portree, Mulgrave Kirer. lenders to be left ut the ottioe of the CAIBXS POST on or before '¿¡th instant. TO LET, for grazing purposes, 5 acre paddock, splendidly grassed and securely ienced, 3 miles from Cairns, next to the Hap Wah Plantation. Apply, VKED. "1. WIMBLE, Cairns. 1SOTICE.--Any lum« or^ &lt;cattlu f°ufd I The idea has struck the people I and consequently is all the rage. TO LET, on LEASE, for a term of years, 21 acres of good GARDEN LAND, at present under cultivation ' by Chinamen, three miles from Cairns, and easy of ap- proach, being on Main Kond to Mulgrave (joldii.'ld and Herberton. Apply for full particulars at the oüioe of thc CAI KN H POST. J. M. RYAH AV CO.. Aerated Water and Cordial MAUFACTTJKERS, CAIRNS.. Caóas kaiâ...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. July 4. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
Our Neighbours. [KIMM O CE OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] j HERBERTON. j . July 4. ! If o time has been lost, since the mooting of opening communication. with the Etheridge, Lanfl^&lready an^esj^utnced,'-person* bas (gone, rîîe eirpent*« ~V*>ing nM*t~"1t>y "both ' DoSrüs. ? 'I'IIÍM ^4¿Mie oats or- two waggons with Cedur ! will travel alonar the road, which will be a.u excellent-method pf convincing the Govern- ment that- a coach is exactly what is required between here and Georgetown ; so that few little jobs .of, the- kind. can boast of being put into- shape so rapidly. - The next turn must be to the opening of the pack track to the Johnstone. - Matters - are . done : ex- peditiously here when the right sort of . people . take ;. them., in . hand. In about three .hoars this .weet ÍKJ WM col. lectedlri Herberton to present to Mr. Kan son for his services, energy, and zeal at the Charters Towers and Townsville Exhibi- tions, and well he has deserved the recogni- tion: There's not...
OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
OFFICE HOUES. Telegraph office open from 9 o.m. till 6 p.m. daily (Sundays excepted). Post Office open from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. ; Sundays 9 till IO a-m. iToney Order Office open from 10 o.m. till P p.m. ; Saturdays 10 o.m. till 12 noon. Saving« Bank open from 10 a.ni, till 3 p-ml; j ßutardaj- IO ».m. till 12 noon. - . .I
SPECIAL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
"SPECIAL NOTICE. Eh'oxisH MAIL.-All correspondence for transmission to Great Britain and the Conti- nent by the Torres Straits mail mttst be j)usto4 ii} tjme for the ordinary Northern p1a.il. a3 notiflsd. afcoye, and leaving on the 17th inst. G. MACWHIQTE8, . Pqst an4 .Telefmpii Maiter. In anathap column «ill be found a list' of tile apBli'ca,tioR papers which havo been entrusted ba ui» .to forward to tbe Clerk pf Petty S^ssiqna, .at Hefberfira", for" insertion in tue" electoral list of the electcïral district of Cjok, 4n4 wbicb, hava baan forwarded aa requested. . 1 Diner Oat (waking up, under the glase of a. policeaian's hu!l's-eye, with a severe cold -and *"Bervet hi'.u right ")-.* Thesesh gor i^uiá *b,aa SU/BÎI posi^r.dy magnify |* |
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. K. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) July 3. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
Courts. POLICE COUET. (Before W. K. O. Hill, Esq.. PJI.) July 3. M. Simpson, charged with disorderly con- duct. Case dismissed. " J. Liddy, charged with disorderly conduct, using obäceue language, and with resisting the police in the execution of their duty. Prisoner pleaded guilty to each charge, ¡ind was ordered to pay the following fines or imprisonments : For disorderly conduct, 40a or 4S hours ; using obscene language, JE5 or three months ; resisting the police, -SOs or seven days. Fines paid. A further chnrgo was brought against Liddy of escaping from custody but was dismissed. July -i. Police v. E. Thomas, M. Fox, and J. Berry. These were cases in which th s police summoned the defendants for keeping their licensed houses open on the 2Dta June Lost durbig prohibited hours. The offences having been proved, the defendants Fox and Berry were fined 5s each and 2s costs, and E. Thomas 20s and 2s costs, it being in this case a second offence. ' (Before W. K. O. Hill, Esq., P.M., E....
New Zealand. AUCKLAND, JULY 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
: ; Haw- Zsatantf. V AUCKLAND. JULT 8. John Best/ a well-known mining speculator, locked himself in his. office and committed suicide by blowing out his brains. (From our Exchanges.) LONDON, .ULT 3.1 It JS reported that a force of 32,000 Arabs have captured the town of Dui - bah, and massacred the garrison. BRISBANE,. JULY ±. The Minister for AVorks, in replying to a deputation urging the extension of the Southern and "Western railway to Fortitude Valley, said that all branch extensions depended on the passing of the Land Bill, which was framed to raise an increased revenue. . Ata Cabinet meeting held on Wed- nesday evening last, the details of tho New Land Bill were finally agreed upon. . STDXEY, Jri.T -1. A man named M'CoU, whilst walking along tho railway lino near AVallcra wang, was knocked down by the train and killed. Splendid rains have fallon in tho "Western pastoral district.