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COOKTOWN. Sunday, August 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

COOKTOWN. Sunday, August 8. ] A large fire. broke out last night.' The Gympie Hotel was burnt, arid a block of<eight ■ stores, including ' Wing Oil's large premises.. The loss is estimated at £10,000.- f

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LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE BETH YISRAEL SYNAGOGUE. (From the D. D. Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

LAYING THE FOUNDATION, STONE OF THE BETH YISRAEL SYNAGOGUE. , This interesting ceremony was performed on the | 4th inst. in the presence of the leading Jewish resi dents' of the, town and its neighbouring district?. ' Among tie- company we observed several visitors from tie! sister townships of Dalby; Warwick, Naoaiigo, Jloma,.aadCliarleville, and last,- bntnot least, a gay assemblage of. ladies. There " was a large attendance. alflp of j^sidgntf of ^he town- the ■ ceremony being 4&e-fL^t<>f:~itBidndiyet witnessed, in Q'neensland- . The procession, headed by Mr. J. rMpf&n, the officiating minister, and followed by Messrs. (JS! Benjamin, H. Spiro, tbe^Masters _t^r Misses Benjamin and SplniJ bfearing fiiiver vess^ls filled with corn, wine, and «il,.an<!.3)y iieaidyiorty Jewish Tesideritsbtibfi neighbourhood, - left Mr. Liehain's residence abont 3 p.m., su^ proeeeded to t^e site'selected for the it^jagogue. which is atuated iieariTBie corner of ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

To SqiMters, Drivers, and the Public generally.. NOTICE! NOTICE! NOTICE! MARANOA ■ STORES, mitohell; la the centre of the town, adjoining the Post and Telegraph Offices. ^ Note the Address ! R. A. WHIPHAM IN returning thanks to the public generally for their kind support, begs to acquaint them that he intends selling' CHEAPER THAN EVER his vast stock of • > GENERAL MERCHANDISE which he MUST dispose' of, • as he' isjia constant receipt of regular consignments of supplies from, the Southern markets,-and engagements mnst be. met. As he has; been trading with the beat and cheapest firms in Sydney and Melbourne, R. A. W. is Enabled to satisfy the most fastidious aa to the quality ■" of his goods, and his intentionis,1 to CQNTEETOE to sell at prices' that cannot be competed with in Mitchell or the district generally. . Fromhis long and varied experienceof bnsh life. El. A. W. -well'understands the requirements of all classes- of his constituents,~ and is folly aware how" essential it i...

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COMMERCIAL. Western Star Office. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

COMMEECIAL. Western Star; Office. • .Friday: Evening. Messrs. G. B. ^Toixe and Co. report, under date August 6 Produce : Hides.—This market is still depressed, bat "we hope to be able to report more favon rably in our next. We qnote prices 4d. to 4Jd. per lb. . for good sound clean hides. .Skins.—Sheepskins are'commanding good prices, and the competition is active for well woolled clean skins. Prices range from 6|d-'to 7dJ per ib.,L -ac-! cording to quality. Tallow.—The sales this week were verydull, as regards trade lots; -tod- little coming-in. -^PticeSy 27s. 6<L to 33s. per cwt. ' Horse Hides.—Large sizes in good condition are in fair demand, and worth 7s. to 8s. 6d.' ' v 1 Leather.—This market' Eas been bare for some time past of good heavy sole and. harness leather,. for which we have daily enquiries. - f ' r - - '" ■ ' " /'

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

DA^>:;AUG^S5) > 'N " ~^vr . Bollock Team and Bray. EDWIN BELLGEOVE has received instrac t ions to seUbypublicaactioii, at his Yards, sky of AUGUST, at 12 o'dock. X PRAY £2fr>~$&&M. 4^fifSBiang 4)fi. io <BullGcfcs,'Dray and Tarpaulin, -Bows, Jokes, ^dChains. . ■: — --- - - , r r .TeniiaWu . . • /_ "■ ] ' C** \ i /• ^ • •: *- -- ^ ^^UNTEY HOTEE 171 BELXiGROVE has for sale, an excellent well furnished _ yy " y~: * -■ ~ ATtTKR BIT^T.tX "RT> .T A BT.TC,. nearly new, -with pool^nd pyramidiwdls,-; cues and rest complete. . A baigainfpr eash.: 75 E5 WlS :®E®£GtB() VJi. has received ins true £• j&oakfai off^r. for private sale •" .. o 1 A eEMLGBAlfD MANOFOETE , ^y polUtrd a9dt3ollard, nearly new and of magnifi^. ' - oent^^r V tg^ckj' soK, and foil compass. A bar j;;::ir^mior>cat9i. .« "? .'1 ^e above.-wishes to direct the especial attention1 —^-tjtHremdent families to this opportunity of pnr diMing^ tuni instrument seldpm. met with in even *■...

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SURAT. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

- '1&JRAT. , (FROM Otm OWN COEEESPONBENT.] Busii^ss here appears to be at a standstill, >which/may partly bVaccO tinted fortry the failure of di~ays to arrive. The roads must be getting gf»9jd now, but I expect the carriers took the .steSt'out of ,their Jiftrsearin passing over the quagmires miscalled roads between Dalby Condamine. / • \ I can hear of nothing doing at the Police* Court. - There is not enough grog in town for a m^n to get up a drunk and disorderly. Messrs. Darigar and Bell are sending a mob of sheep to New South Wales. They will pro bably pass Surat io-morrow. /In re the*' 'Bridge,' ' the/depaurtm ent of Works has been sinking a trial shaft'on the north, bank of the river to see whether the rock Js •fyj J»e ifojin3 fhijre| wTuch isr decided ift^the negative.' There was four feet of loam; the rlSta sand and clay driftfthiipugh- which water percolated freely. This - work was'nndfeC the supervision of the Police Magistrate. ; "The racehorse Monarch died here ...

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MITCHELL. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] August 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

?r, .V* i's $£ fi -'Jt Mitchell. [jsok' OXJR bWN1 COKRESPONJiENT. J; ; • ■ V -• : '■> . - .. AugUkt 6v ;Our Monthly CoUrt; sal on Tjies&ay, the 3rd instant, before B. WL Stuart, Esq., J.P. There j was only one casfe—viz.^13ryee M'Manus. > It* was, adjourned from last sitting, - and, after* voluminous conflicting statements on both sides, resulted in a verdict for defendant. ; Jn nrhy last I h^d to chronicle ther passing, through here of a man suffeniig from theeffects ! "of pernicious grog. I have now to report two | aimilarcases, winch (Scarred feSrfc <durihg the ] past few weeks. r.One of these ^unfortunates/ whose name is Smith, had been drinking heavily in town, and, after spending his "cheque," had obtained employment as la shepherd on Mitchell Downs station, and in a very short time ex hibited symptoms of deiiriu^ tremens. On the next day after taking charge of the sheep he suddenly abandoned his flock, and, affcerram bling through thebushfortwodays, w...

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PRESENTATION OF TESTIMONIAL TO MR. J. K.CANNAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

-PRESBNTAT3»jr ;QFL TESTIMONIAL T0 . . MR., J. K.CANNA3SL{ : ii-i J having been / of aw m»iiy ■■; <oyy f«mv of the Queensland NationaL Bani^ V^ held at :-*•? *kt Mrsiifiagaa'sIHotell^tf Tuesday'evening last; Murphy,* Police Magistrate, in. the ' ■' ■ " :; - «"•'■•■' ' . v..--... .-i '■'■'■'■ J . The Chairman proposed that the presentation. filipilld be made by Mr. .'Herteberg,' as that gen tleiflatt' w^' the representative of -one of the ^ •'est firms in the district,' and he (the eha>r l) jth.i>ught, it would be only proper that an *^dent knew JM^r. Cannan fvell should r ^opifchpi^^of-the subscribers. Oathe^rootion havjiig been unauimonsly: car-" :s consented to act : _ The affirms was then signed by the gentlemen • ' at About 12 o'clock,: the testimonial was presented, to. Mr. Cannan at >i, •. • .Ahe Court-hoji.Be,^^^e^ jimmbe'r of the sub-! voted into the chair, aMdiei Jtheijheetmg, i<facw» hue Mfr-^fBiertziben #..t ;^s3b 3ii^iiotii' io a gentleman ...

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SHEEP. (Judges: Messrs. A. R. M'Gregor, J. Fraser, and J. Armstrong.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

be-called.liBE Chaupio^ Grahame, Euthulla. Six entries. The best Pen of, Two Rams of any ag&, • -^%redi—Nb'icaiK * The best Peri of Five Rams of any gets excluded. ■—No competition." ■- i'»; -. .•-;••• E any -age, colonial i oTjuxyege—Hogget* , ... '--<excIndd&T^No entay; ,. •--■«.■■ ThebestPen of^FiveHogget Ihres.—No entry. Combing W5w£—Bjms. best Pen of Two Bams of any age, colonial ,. ,bw(l ==ftoft<ii)l*>w Theiesl Ten&TFwe excludedj-gOng^ ■33ie'3>difc;$ie£;^^^^ **■«*< «"*ma — £".*•■ mfc-—Wienholt SSS^SSSSk K* .. Oom T*roentries. i, colonial 'estment i of am • pany,1®L ... ^e1j^3^eiya£i|Qsn- ..._ ■ ^b^rrjScpti^ttQ The -second best' Pe3 '<>1 . colonial fcrecL—Wlenhc^t Brpft., ;JB| Tbe .besl; Sea. of J$ve Eaes $ ■» >s' Three exhibits. =The»e^i£fl,bfest«Pen;iaf jEve Bir^.^gjfly a^e-— 01-; "andliAjdBfcirfi^'Ck^^ ..-cms? ..'■}■ The best Pen of 3P5ffy Hogget^^eg.i-54Scottish gcottinlt and Australian Tnyeatro...

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BRISBANE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

'BRISBANE;'• :■ | • Tfeom: ottb owh correspondent.! : I'missed writmg;you last-week.. Put it down to measles, or "anything else* that is going round just' iiow.r.; X.had spine,-news, too ; for instance, the Deceased Wife's glister's Bill has -passed at last^muck, no doubt, to the' satisfaction of the Marriage, Law. Reform Association in London, •which1 lhas been-sending: iniiXitnerable facts and opinions ojxt iiere to shoji: why a man should be p&hiaMid'TO1 marry his deceased wife's sister ,if he and she please. Apropos of . thus, Mr. Bell wanted to bring in a~bill on the converse of this principle :t0!.6Hable a woman to marry a deceased, husband's brother'; but the House wonld nOt" give himjeave, and so gave Another reason women, should, be admitted to the House— which, by-the-bye, Mr:- Bell has > beenadvocsCtr jag^aad Lgaye^anefcherjmndle . tojhe woman's righto people. The Estimates went on a bit last" ■week, butnot much;" and there was the usual flying-artilieryjsort o...

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ROMA POLICE COURT. Monday, 9th August, 1875. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

ROMA POLICE COURT. C irl Mondiy, 'j9tliliugust,;i875. ~ . "^Before the Police Magistrate.) vildward^ierce, :wa8 charged with stealing a cheque, the property ofJames Corbett ' Senior ' constable' • Smyth*' prosecuted. The prisoner was defended by Mr. Abott. Thomas Smyth- deposed ihatke-jh&d received mforination tliata cheque for £2, drawn by one Nichols in favour; of J.' Connelly had been stolen from Mr. Corbett ; that he had traced the cheque to . the possession of a person named Slaughter, who gave it to the defendant when": demanded, at the same time stating that he had received it from Mrs. Wilson; witness took the cheque to Corbett, and asked Mm if be had lost anything ; Corbett replied 'TTes, there was a cheque taken ;from mewitness then asked. Turn if he should know the cheque; Oorbett said "S^s, it was a red or pink cheque, and the figure 2' is large ; I should "also know it by the : general appearance;" witness askedjiim to whom he gave the cheque Corbett replied tha...

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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

LOCAL AJSTD GENERAL NEWS. : As Police-constable Raftery was on his way through Bendemere to Roma,' lie saw a flock of j sheep yarded: On going over to the hut, he found the^shepherd lying dead on the floor; life j had evidently beeii extinct1 several'hours. The . constable immediately rode over to the headsta tion,. where he procured assistance and buried, the, corpse. An enquiry was held before the Police Magistrate, which resulted in a verdict of | dea^hfrom. natural causes. - — A meeting of the Western Pastoral Association w*L8'helda± ^Cook's Hotel on Thursday evening "last; John Murphy, Esq., Police Magistrate, in the chair. After thirteen new members had been elected, the committee for the ensuing year -was' chosen, - fobhsSstmg::-df the following gentle men :—Messrs. D. Benjamin, J. M'l^ean, R. E. Turnbull, J. Y. Grahame, James Lalor, JrRobeij-, Boa.fr R. Pope, R. W. Stuart, H. Macfarlane, D- Turbkyne/ AL - Hertzberg, juid "Vf^Reidr Mr. Cannon haying resigned the office of tre...

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MELBOURNE. Wednesday, August 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

- MELBOtJRNE.. ; Wednesday, August 11.. "J Messrs. Power, Rutherford, <and Co. report that'^50 -cattle' were yarded for: the week. An .advance of £rom20s: to 30s. per head was established. About 16,000 sheep were offered; best wethers realise! from' 17s. to 18s. - -

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THE WESTERN PASTORAL ASSOCIATION'S SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

THE WESTERN PASTORAL ASSOCIA TION'S SHOW; ;The Third Aimiia! Stock; .juader the auspices of the Western Pastoral- i ,dissociation, was held at their showryards, on ^Thursday, the. 12th inst. .For ajiout a fort-1 n^ht jprevioias the weather wasmild, ^andin^' dications of* aia early spring have beeniap parent,and>/the morning 6f the 12thwas -usherediiiwith a clear and cloudless sky and;-a cool :bracing breeze, which died away, about . 2 J o'clock,/ making the afternoon just a trifletop warm. ^T^ sheep,intei^ded for ex -Mbi&ok were -<pen!ned -on-th6 -evening of the ; ljlth. "W^ith the exception of a few rams 'this s^tion was but poorly'represented, and although tbe season has in every respect been favourable, the'espril de corps Seems to .have; beeil wauling in the majority of "the breeders of this class of stock in the Maranoa. Sonie, probably, may be afraid to put the excellence of their breeding to the test of public opinion, we are. afraid that with the larger...

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FITZROY DOWNS RACING CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. St [?] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

FITZEOY Mr. R. "WUStjt, v D. Beijakin A- Staples o. l&p. meeting on prasented a ^pleasure fair sex iiimberof r|are®eiic6. j^tarb»,Hr. b|Bh he mar Ithmfaway at the "EQ. event | was as ^XV-^^iiuftl inde^fci^Me^ $nd> b^IhiileifevijoiiB couj tributed Jfugejy^to the success of the meeting. j •- „. - iJSjlflgt; >^f^.«|iQeQ.tis ;■ were well contested. . ^-^-The ibHowing-isa- report of the running :—r j, fy* %tt&$S382 $fepy flonM "i ^or -'ail Worses'; ybo-':he1 handicapped by ithe. ':j** >?Sj*\^fd?|jorv Trhom" "they nu>.y appoint; over - f/ miJea ; one event. ^is& 'g^*ge<C:, 'ss:i,v?-' * -■ ".U»t;;».,".; ■, ;'V. "J.." ; .(owner)- '1 "TilrV G.' Maefckrie's Ti.'g.. Mickey Erpe, 5 years, fiurj - ■ "8i£.j.jaMtawqaft'T.*...'•*..' . " ; V- *■{/,. , Mr. G. Mai^aHane's <ig. Clifford, aged, 8str -X.". . -t''~.r\ - ■' - : Betting; iany'o3<^a& .Jimping Tipg. ' i-oc ,, - -OlijffiK^i^^nni' ?>,!&£. 1^Q ;were sent ' - ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 14 August 1875

BADfE Or mW SOUTH WALES. ESTABLISHED, 4817. Paid up Capitai,£1,000,000. Hbsekvs IPoot, £363,333 6s. 83. THE EOMA BRANCH f| TRANSACTS all usual Banking Business, £ JL; incladiHg Adduces on approved Securities, allows Interest on Fixed Deposits, and issues bn the Bank Branches and Agencies in <he Australian Gelenies and United Kingdom, <&c. H. G. CLEEVE, Acting-Manager. 18thMareh,187& 9 THE QUEENSLAND .V /J-:-.-' (LIMITED), ' CAPITAL, £500,000. ^Wzsb Powebto. Increase to Oxe Million). Subscbebeb Capital, £350,000. Paid dp Capitax, £175,435. HEAD OFFICER BRISBANE. BRANCHES. Beonleigh I Maryborough ■Charters Towers 1 WQllcliester <Co©kt6wn " " Rockhampton 3)ilbj " ; Roma <3ympi# . Stanthorpe f Ipswich ; : Toowoomba Townsville. . JLGENTS inliondon^,' New . South Wales, ■ Victoriig ' Souiih Australia, Western Austra lia, New - Zealand, Tasmania, New Yfack, - San Kn^sco, .India, and .the East. . -. THECOMA BRANCH 'ijpijjF ^e'atotf...

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TAMBO. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 21 August 1875

. = : TAMBO. I [from ouk own cobbespondent. v The last has "been a busy week in Taffibo. Loading-—so long prayed for—baa at length ar .jjyad, and bread can once more be had. The l||ropof seven drays was Mr. Whitman's ; there J&yjcj been also spring-carte 'fend three lots of padf-horses (numbering-. 4^^ty-«ii£, eighteen, and; Irt^y brihging ,3b. -stores ol $11 kinds from ■^feippagne to treacle, ■onetfteed-bearing a burden ■ef*threecases of three-star brandy. ■■ The weather is -splendid : • cold nights and pl^asa&t tays, with every prospect of a continu ance ; and, as there are thirty drays on this side of Spriagsure, adl fears as -to.a delayed shearing Jtre at an end. Last week flotxT: was^Js.tea, '8s.tobacco, 20s.; Bugar? 1b. ; and rice, lOd. per lb. This week flour is is. ; tea, 4s.; tobacco, 8s. ^ and sugar, 8d. per lb. Prices will be far lower when the packed loading has been sold and the legiti mate loading comes to hand. ' That the Government cannot prevent floo...

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MITCHELL. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 21 August 1875

P:[inut■ OOE;«jrt' ,:> v,. J a|li _ .w, .if™ie property «£ JMr, aire in, eliarge 'flf. Mr. Gr^agt, . ati^ luive beaft |£e «iiieij^e jSias «f'illie •■■■■ ;f-" In a <»mr&>imca£ura ijus't raceive& itfcik fcw * worthy member," I see he h^lce^t i& ^roause . Since my, &e district <e» route to J iatteB.ed'ba SOB. la;jg$£fing £300' voted'in 4ly te;be esrpended in constructing ti cLam ofr reservoir for ^ringi^ter iJililieto^Gt MiixjhdL : Thisiaa step, jn ^e riglit direction, -and is more - than \re ever receivBa-'dimng ithe mahy years i our late member represented. She, district. j Information lias be^n receTved hereJthat.Mr. 3 Surveyor felalte^ avho "is_ at present employjed on j Eurella rarij lsiiiBfcructedby the Lands Depart- jj menirto survey and plan out-a town reserve. > Ab tMs question has been fully discussed at the j Take meeting, it is hoped that thegembtemMi de- j puted to choose and survey the rnofift •eligible-^ ...

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DALBY. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 21 August 1875

DALBY. |fb.om OUR OWN CXjaaBSPONBENT.] On Tuesday, 3rd inst., the monlMy Vestry meeting at the Church' of Enj^and'was held in i the Court House, the Rev.B^M&halm in the cliair. ' The'treasurer, Mr. <3. E. ..Chubb,' iead".a' financial statement which showed that the church was free of debt, and that there Was tt balance in hand to the building fund, stipend account, and general account; that the offertory had .in creased during the last six months at the rate of £L00 per annum, for, whereas it was about £50, it'"was now £150. A plan andspecification—just to hand—of a new church by Mr. Sutor,; of Brisbane, was laid before the meeting.'' The design- was cruciform in shape, of wood, and calculated to seat about 180 people.. Its rela tive, cost in wood or brick, he estimated at for the former, £G )0and for the latter, £1000. The meeting was of opinion that the transepts should be omitted, and a vestry-room built alongside the chancel; that the porch should be erected a...

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SURAT. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 21 August 1875

SUBAT. itfROM- btm OWK COKfiEffc>ONDENT. ] 1 see that, in answer to a pro forma complaint from our member {Mr. Low) of Governmental neglect of this district' in "the matter of roads and bridges, Mr. King gave the worn-out truism that a thinly-populated district could not expect the .expenditure required in the centres of popula tion. Mr. King well knew that neither the ; member no? the most rabid of his constituents expected anything so absurd ; but we know that for fifteen years a large revenue has bean col-, lected from this part, in the shape of jfasllbjra Tents', land sales, and business licenses, beside the consumption—pro rata, far greater than that"* of the. Brisbane district—of spirits and tobacco, in^hich items it must be borne in mind that ^ i are, being chiefly adnlt males, heavy smokers; good drinking men. ...During these fifteen ye Jiave helpediiriafeially to fill the Brisbane suxy, and Mr. .King will find ion enquiry QM i}ot 1 per cent, of the revenue, direct and md...

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