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THURSDAY, 11th JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
TnunsnaY, 11th JILY. Before the Police Magistrate. William Ecrman, charged with being drunk and din orderly on tihe 10th instant, pleaded guilty and was fined 5a., or twcnty-four hours in the cella. Michael Brennan, drunk and disorderly, fined 5s., or twenty four hours in the cells. James Christie, charged with the same offence, was mulct in the same amounit. James Arthura-a lad about twelve years of age-was fned 10s. for drunkenness. Patrick Macnamsra pleaded guilty to drunkenneas, and was fined Ss. Arthur Beevor v. Frederick Webber.-A.ssault. Post poned until Friday (this day), at 12 o'clock. ROSTER FOR JULY.-12, T. De L. Moffatt and Dr. Luras; 16, G. Fsircloth and B. Cribb; 10, T. Row lends and E. W. Lamb; 28, J. Fleming and G. H. Wilson; 26, B. J. Smith and J. Panton; 80, J. P. Bell and G. H Wilson.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
LEGISLA'IVE ASSEMBLY. The Parliamentary.Privilege Bill was read a third time and peawed. TIhe Municipalities Act Amendment Bill was coni dered in committee. Amendments were made in several of the clausea. In the third clause the period of five years was substi. uted for three years; and instead of unoccupied lands being sold, it was determigpn that they should be let on a fourteen years' lease, or let rom year to year. In the fourth clause it was decided that the rate of interest of all sums borrowed should not exceed ten per cent. per annum. In the fifth clause, relating to the endowment of land sales, it was agreed that in any municipality where more than half thelaad has been alienated, half of the amount realized from the sale of land shall be paid to the baid municipality. The sixth elause, providing, for a special rate for the payment of loans was expunged. The House then re. sumed, and the ahrd reading of the Bll was ai~d for Teosday next. The Colonial Secretary brought in a ...
BRISBANE. Thursday, 9.30 p.m. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. ANNEXATION OF THE CLARENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
BRISBANE. (B 'Excroso TELEoRAP R.] Thursday, 9.30 p.m. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. XIXNAJTION OF THE CLARENCE. The Hon. W. H. YALDWYN introduced the follow. inug senres of resolutions. That the non-annexation of the territory lying to the northward of the Clarence River to this colony, at the time of separation was entirely opposed to the promise contained in Mr. Labouehere's Despatch, of date July 21st, 1856, wherein it is stated that "her Majesty's Government will have no great diffnulty in fixing on a line which will not run far south of the 80th degree'of scuth- latitude, but will be accommodated to suit tht natural features of the contry... (2.) That thepresene southern boundry was fixed by the Government of New uth Wales only, and consequently cannot be final,.as either the inhabitant householders of this colony, nor eir representatives bhed a voiee in its adjustment. (8.( at the power preserved by Her Most Gracious jesty, vi -" To make such devistions as on P tion of the. Inhabitant...
IPSWICH POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 9th JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
IPSWIC? POLICE COURT. TUnEnSy, 0th JULY. Before the Police Magistrate. L. Charles Crawles, Pleillip Oallghan, and Thomas Butler e.oh pleaded g itty :"drunkenness, and were fined, the first two £dl dah and the last five shillings. Martin Byrne charged James Pascoe with using threatening language, whereby he was placed in bodily fear. The complainant, bein duly sworn, stated as follows: I believe that the deendant intended to infict upon me Freat personal injury; Pascoe had lately been a tenant of tmine, but left on the 4th inst.; I believe 'e bat asme fowls on the premises, but after we had some w r.s togs ther,I oleuaed to let him have them; I received a letter f m him about half an hour after threatenil g Sro eseli ?ai I believe he came on the ground to kiear up a row, and not after his fowls; I claimed three. quarters' rent when ,a'seoc's things were sold, amounting to £39; I did not ask Mrs. Pascoo to show me the last receipts for rent; I did not look at her bills, nor tear up pa...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
ocral anttB 3ltrict ANfoS. Duanro the last three days we have been aslicted wilh very cold, wet, and uncomfortable weather in Ipswich. Owing to the profuse supply of heavy wet we hear that a great number of people are ailing. The Judge, Attor .General, and suite, who arrived by the Ipswich on nedneay afternoon, appeared quite cut up when they saw how much our roads were cut up, and what a poor prospect they had before them on their journey to Too. woomba, to open the Assizes. We sincerely trust that his Honor will not experience the realization of the prophecy which deolaree that the judges shall be over. thrown n miry prices. A correspondent some time ago lugeted that a vessel of light draught shoukl be laid onn wet weather to ply between Ipswich and thre foot of the Range, but his suggestion does not appear to have been adopted. Perhaps the- age is not yet euiciently adranoed for the undertaking. Seriously, however, we ughwt to set to work earnestly and mend our ways. Mr. William ...
DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
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FIBRE PRODUCING PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
FIBRE PRODUCING*PLANTS. THE followiug letter, with enclosed memorandum bas been received by Mr. Dowse from Manila Manila, 20th April, 186L To Thomas Dowse, Esq., Secretary to Commission Great Exhibition of 1862, Brisbane, Queens land. DEAR Sm,-We have toacknowledge the receipt of your favour of 20th Janualy and hasten to reply to your enquiries, enclosinga memorandum respecting the Manila Hemp, which will give you some.idea of the mode of cultivation and machine used for cleaning the fibre. We shall write to some of our provincial friends: for a few roots of the Hemp Plantain, and when ieceived they shall be sent to you. We are. dear Sir, Yours faithfully, SRussEL & STOBRGIs.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
A M?NIc?TALXT beuin an " r?ma in iperio -a government within a overnment-it is only natural that there shoul besome difficulty at times in determining how arrange so that the Government of the State at that of the Municipality should Oit h. In fiscal matters, especislly, the diffnul is very great. Every citizen pays bib sbs towards the general revenue; and, it he is ncluced in a municipality, he pays, inaddition his share of the local taxation. Were 'the r only of local benefit it would of course nothing more than equitable that those w gain the advantage should defray the cost ; t the fact is, that no municipal work can be ormed that has not an effet, more or less dir upon the whole cae,. Let. s tsk eA fot instance. As the principal seat of ?o' eo nan ae-hfl. ne mst m : the country -dsmicte are, decidedly i ted in obtaining' for us good' streets and very facility for the operation of trade. But ey themselves have, however, only the indi t taxation of the Customs duties to pay, wh s...
JUSTICE TO THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
' BUSTICE TO THE COLONIES. =;The debate, which took place last week in the House dfCommone, rclative to-the military defence of opr extentive colonies, was:noticeable for the omission. by nore than one speaker of a truth of great importance. It was stated that, in point of fact,the danger which might be run by any one of our colonies from the attacks of. foreign powers wob'ld arise chiefy from .soni. qnirrel which the aiother-country: might lhve with them, and with g·iat.?nprpbbility-roin anydifferences between foreignnations and themselves. We endorse this .truthempphtically, and all historywsill show-that itiaillyitndeniaole, Our own case is,.indeed, eiveof; the qunestion; for, whereas our colonies -Bs .rayslbeen distinguished for liberalityin 'their "~ve, and by-freedom from the jealousies and jrejudices 'wrib h have governed those of other states;tbere is othing more pnlikely than that any oftiemn?bould be inclined to quarrel with foreign Sppwscsd Atny special-reasons of their o...
THE WAR ON THE GAMBIA. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
THE WAR ON TiE GAMB.IA". (From tife inmes.) STHE War on the Gambia l" This is a new bend ing, which comes upotusequite unexpectedly. We are congratulating ourselves;upon havihg gotrid of - The War in China,." we are free, at'least for the ombnrit, of" The Caffre War,''and woeare hoping to hear no more, except iithe House of Commons, of ' The War in New Zealaaa," when here, with out any preparatiqu or known provocation, rijes up . new war to trouble our breakfast tables. Who ever heard of a war in Gambia? iWhat dowe know of the King of Baddiboo, and why.should we rejoice at having taught him a "severe lesson "?' What harm has he done us, and why should:we be anxious to pay an additional income-tax for the pleasure of killing a handsome quotient of his sable subjects? Nine-tenths of us do not know where -the Gambia is, and the other tenth do only know -of it to hope they may never see it. Members of the Geographi cal 'Society believe that it lies or flows upon the' Western Coast of Af...
NOTE ON MANILA HEMP. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
INOTE ONB 0 ITIA rIEMP. Thespidies of Plantain (musa textilis) which produces the so-called hemp'of these islands is very distinct from the nunmeros varieties, the fruit of which is used for food. The structure of the plant is the same, but the difference in the strength of the fibre is very great. The Hemp Plantain is grown upon hilly ground that is almost useless for other cultivation, and requires care in keeping it free from weeds and undergrowth while young. When the tress have arrived at the full age (about 3.years frdm the time the roots are plauted)tbdy give so much shade that few weeds or shrubs sill tow' nearethm. When the-plant is once in a -producing4cbndition there is a continual successidn of suckers trom 'the old 'roots. . . Plantations are'made by dividing the roots and setting them-at about6 or 8 feetapart.. A great variety of machines have been devised for cleaning hemp with: more .expedition than is possible by the original implement used by the .natives. It seems...
TELEGRAM-WRITING. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
TELEdRAM.WRITISGt.ý _. :WeVhave-been most of ustaughtat school howto' npand a single idea into an essay; or how to make, along letter out of nothingdat all; but the opposite' accbmplislbhent, how to write with the greatest br?hrity shdrt of ambiglity, is ydt .to be one of the rticled of a commercial education. Ift V'ill not require,a long experience to teach us ibw difflcult it is to fraine a perfecttlegramn, for while pecuniary considerations, demand, as few vords ass po?siblj, the remembranoe of irevipus misundergtannins will tempt us to be eoen too diffise. .But there ite . a few simple.tests which might with propriety be applied to.every telegram. Can any pword or words be struck out with'advantaget? Will it be an improvement to rearnirange the iwords? Would a mistake of a single letter alter the sense ? 'If the stops were misplaced, br omitted, would the meaning be perverted? ' An' eiainple or two will show the practical value of the above tests. ' We can now pay the bill." Her...
SILK GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
SaILK (uow'NG.-A preliminary meeting was held at Mr. Mort's Boom, Pitt-street,'Sydney, T. S. Mort, Esq., in the cliair--for the 6 urpose of taking into considerhtioe tle nepedipecy of introducing the c ?ultire of ??.. After sone conversation, inr which Mr. )o . Smart, and Mr. S. Buchanahn were the pridne speakers, it was resolved to cull another meeting, andto propose.that operations be rommenced at an early date,. as well as to apply, to the Government- for assistance to the undertak t:o8,
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
BIRTHS. On the 7th July, at the South Brisbane Hotel, South Brisbane, Mrs. John O'Rourke, of a daughter. On the 16th July, at her residence, Thorn-street, Mrs. John MARRIAGES. On the 5th July, at St. Stephen's Church, North Brisbane, by the Rev. James Malony, George Cumming, of Drayton, to Mar- garet Maguire, of Brisbane. On the 8th July, at the residene of Mr.Charles Randle, Break- fast Creek, by the Rev. B. G. Wilson, B.M., Miss Hester Pritchard, of Brisbane, to Mr. Lot Randle, of Fortitude Valley. Same day and place, by the same, Miss Selina Randle, eldest daughter of Mr. Charles Randle, Breakfast Creek, to Mr. William Doreson, of Bulimba.
REPORT ON THE SEVENTEEN-MILE ROCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 12 July 1861
REPORT ON THE SEVENTEEN-MILE ROCKS. These rocks are entirely composed of sandstone, except the two northenmost, which form two small islands, and have the sandstone merely as a base. They all lie in an oblique direction to the bed of the river, at about an angle of 60 deg., except the south rock, which, with the north rock forms an angle with the direction of the stream of about 80 deg. The natural position of the channel would be towards the north side of the river, but the rocks themselves, and the foulness of the ground lower down the stream, have effectually prevented the excavation of a deep channel on that side of the river by the action of the stream. The ground on the south side, below the rocks, is more regular, and the bottom is, for the most part, shingle. The north and south rocks themselves also by their relative position to one another, being more directly tranverse to the direction of the stream than that of the other rocks - offer at once the most simple and practica...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 July 1861
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. The Bobart Town Mercury says:-We under stand that it is intended to put Dr. Officer, the late Chairman of Committees, in the House of Assembly in gmination for the Speakership. The contest foruie chair will thus be between that gentleman and Mr. Gregson. SMoszmo.-An animated discussion upon smoke roeg nte Assembl; fo Victoria during the oie1atofthereo* fthe joint committee -ripon the e'tsriraugematoTParliament -buildings. Several members obbebted't&t"one of the finest rooms in the Houe" being given up to the smokers of the Assembly, instead of being used s? a rea-room. One (Mr. itaphen) thought that, if hon. members" would persevere in the abominable practice of smoking, .they ought at least to be placed in the worst apartment." Mr. Haines, more charitable, " was -serry Ae could not smoke. He weould smoke if be could. He was, therefore, precluded from enjoying the society of any gentleman'in the smoking-room; but if the other part of the house were made mo...
PARLIAMENT OF QUEENSLAND. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JULY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 July 1861
PARLIAMENT OF QUEENSLANI. (dbridged from tie Blrisbane Papers.) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THUESDAY, JULY 11. T?E PaREIDErT took the chair at three minutespaet three, and opened the proceedings witlh prayer. THE STATE OF THE KENNEDY DISTRICT. Inanswer to a question by Mi. WOOD, Dr. HOBBS stated that no official report haid been reoiitd lon thie subject, but that the commissioner of the district was doing all in his power to prevent insubordinatioi otn the part of the natives, and to preserve general order a the settlement. ANNEXATION OF THE CLARENCE RIVER. DISTRICT. Mr. YALDWYN moved 1. That the non-annexation of the territoryyihg to the northward of the Olarene River to this 'colony,at the time of separation was entirely opposed to the iomise contained in Mr. Labonehere's Despatch, ofi dateJTi. 21st, 1856, wherein it is stated that "her Majesty' Government will have no great difficulty in fixing on line which will not run far south of the 30th degree '. ecuth latitude, but will be aceomm...
THE PUBLICANS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 July 1861
TaE PuoLckai.--Tho "Sale of Liqudrs General Licensing Act of 1861" to be introilubed to Parlia ment by Mr. Cowper during the next session, does not in our opinion provide such a relief from the annoying and unheceesary restrictions to which they are now subjected, as the Licensed Victuallers have a right to expect. As it hba been calculated that the fees for licenses. during the current year will amount to £59,000, and the Customs revenue, in connection with the trade has been calculated at £408,000, it is manifest that those engaged in an occupation involving interests to the extant, of nearly half a million sterling, are justly entitled to a liberal consideration on the part cl the Legislature. There may. have been a period when circumstances rendered it. necessary that stringent regulations should be enforeed, nd a surveillance kept upon those who followed the occupation of Licensed Publicans. Butthat time has, happily, long since passed away, and there now remains no reason why ...