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No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
?THE SQBTS UUSCZAiMlVi* a portly sodal and pontfealatgaii- It beHera in a grot iestinj tor this natmauy riea and bsunTal land; and it xlao bdinet that nothing an contribiit. ?o powtriuUy to the speedy attainment or that deatlBT -aa -imian amongst all sections and iianiii of 3ii peo^t JMa tmioo b attalngMa mlftm one cooaaon— EgaaUtyofBIgtta, The 'KaaTSAssiaa- LUH»TrIILUiere6re1as wdl &r the adranamait or the colony, a* Meuue-ihe principle U ii-tit™*~mj jut, sOnieatB «tnal Gin, Bdipoot, and CsOtieal Ibt^braUeoloaisU.irnsiKcttn of CTerj caaaiaea tionajtaCnxdorOoilntrr. _ ; tt: WJrtes tile Constitution oT the edlonV) wten &Myintoprebd, foil jderoloped and allowed -tM«ctiim,tobein Ua UberaUjT tha Bioet anltaWe to dot condition that oonlm be deited. It win thenfere, nphoU U» QnuatnUon in iti tstep^ -and bpiWM in changes in it, exsept *ncb a- an jkd. «need trits OTroadaetatSon' and growth; It «iu coDdenm e^nallT the cBati «f the indfeent Jmiler. *? -«^^^^^ai^^to*:it»aiamt» ...
SUPPLY OF WATER TO BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
SUPPLY OF WATEB TO BBISBAHE. Tbe following is a copy of the Bcport drawn up by the Surveyor-General, on the sources available for the snpply of the city of Brisbane with pure water :— ''*? In this report, on the means by which a supply of pure water may be conveyed to the city oT Brisbane. it»-*arcoly necessary to advert to the inadequacy of the existing sources from which tho inhabitants now de -:..- - .Mntv ttitnniv evAMit to state that they are not capable of being rendered suffi ciently copious or free from impurity to meet the requirements of even the present popu lation. It therefore becomes necessary to consider how the more remote sources of supply may be rendered available at a rea Bouable cost. The great economy of maintaining a sup ply of water by gravitation, as compared with the cost of pumping by steam power, has caused the general adoption of this mode, wherever thprfeatures of the country afford facilities for storage at a higher level than the point where the water ...
The North Australian. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
': TBUBSDAT, NOVEMBER 12. 1863. Mode&ate treatment of bad practices often produces the worst and most un anticipated results both as to the special case dealt with an J the general example. A scene which occurred at the meeting of the Municipal Council on Tuesday last, was strong evidence in favour of this propoBJtioOTL Ald|pian PerarE, a SSf«th respect^o a motion m relation to the cost of the Fire-bell, and resigned his seat in the CounoiL Being an old servant of the public, who had filled the JiSgh office of Mayor, the ratepayers made' allowance for his want of temper, and some of his friends having advised him on his rashness, he consented to return to the Council again, and he was re-elected without opposition. So far all was well. The single fault in the public career of John Petbie would soon hare been forgotten. The sequel, Jiowever, proves how often per sonal vanity attributes public action to its own merits rather than to the true cause — a disposition to overlook* ...
THE BRIDGE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
THE BRIDGE COMMITTEE. The Committee appointed to watoh over the progress of the Bridge, held a meeting yes terday afternoon at 3 o* dock, at the Vic toria Hotel. Mr. Pagh was voted to the chair. The Chaebmah stated that he might in form the meeting that the deputation had waited on the Colonial Secretary that morn inc. and had informed him that the object of their waiting upon him was to ascertain the reason of the delay in tbe issue of tbe deeds to the Corporation. Mr. Herbert had said tbat lie could not under stand the reason of the delay; he expected every moment to hear, and he would give the 6nrveyor-Oenenil a ??refresher.*' He further stated that he was anxious to see the work commenced, for it would result as advantageously to the Government as to private individuals. And furthermore. Government wonld be will ing to dispose of some of their own lands in order to test tbe marketable value of property, ao that the Corporation lands should not be sacrificed. Bat hs saw no obstac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
BOTICE. OmSnhBaSbas in Toowoombs, Drayton, ana Va TCk»jc informed ttutoor Travelling Agent, Sir. J. F. C*mnu,isoiitheway,aiid«Ul shortly iraU on them far* settlement of scoxmta. This gmtlmiM is fullyamtharised to gite receipts, and « legoMtthat ouriiiemfc lrflldeUj him as little ss poailjle in dis Korth Australian Office, 23rd October, 1S6S. SOBZH ABBTRaUalT.— Copies of this journal may be bad at ttn stores of SU. JOHN JOHS.STON, little Ipswich, «nd also ai Ha, O'MAiLETS Sham rock Eotd, BrisUne-sUeet, Ipswich.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
pipping giiHitrUstognts. STEAM TO SYDNEY. * -SBSjKfev J- Steamer CLABENCK, r nJTTnfiii will ?» despatched oa SAX* - eJiiifflllSp UflPAY, November 14. - ' . ? GEO. D. WEBB, ;. - . - ' . - Agent ?''?' MAIL STEAMER. £ ? ? ' ? ? : . Qdseseland SreiK Navigatioh Co. 'ia^!l JT»HE MAIL STEAMEB '!SSi^* J- QUEENSLAND. «K» : — SW»^S- tons Capt. CCBPHE*, will '@KBlaKfo[ MARYBOROUGH, ? -*LA©STCnnS, and ttOCliHAMPTON. --_ TUESDAYS tlovemlH-r 17. JQUS STljgHESS. Secretary. STEAM TO BOCKHAMFTON DIRECT. '- *^a»- rilHE A, S. N. Company's JESkS A Steamer URABA, will be ' ^3§Es*-5 Rovember SO. ??'??.-.. ' GEO. D. 'WEBB, ; -. ? Agent. 'jjv__i? T- EDUCED FREIGHTS to vffjjn, J& %«ney by the A. S, N. ^^^F Co.'s Steamers. 'WOOL, per Bale, from Ipswich or Brisbane .. .. ? 15s. TALLOW, from Brisbane, per ton jgrass. ? .. ... 15s. Ditto, from Ipswich, ditto ..' .. 17s. 6d. HIDE?! from Ipswich or Brisbane, . * each ? „ - ? 1». ? Ditto, from Ipswich or Brisbane, if accompanied with Mie Tal . low. esou .....
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
^ommttrial Inltllwnrf. Mb. F. C. Datbsbt reports the sale during the last fortnight of 40 head of horses at prices ranging from £3 to £30. Upstanding weight earners are greatly in demand and much enquired after; several have passed through my hands at £30. and those not first-class; good horses of this stamp 6 or 7 years old in condition would command prices ranging from £30 to £40. Strong boggy horses, with style and quiet much sought after, and will bring just now Of heavy draft stock none are in the market, although constantly asked for ; the true sort, sound and young, with ton trial riven, would eagerly be nought at prices from £40 to £50 ; light draft horses for dray work about town bring prices at from £25 to Strong journev cobs up to weight can readily meet with purchasers at prices varying from £20 to £30, according -to 4 Of fight hacks there are plenty in the market at from £13 to £16, iutiet the town is greatly overrun with this description of horses. _ .... I have dispos...
Shipping Intelligence. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
si;;$S^ iH^i^wa , , - OTPASTUBES. . -?-.-; -? -:-; November 10. — Orara. steamer, 600 tons, ige£gers- — Mrs. Xavermore, J0a»*Bickerton. Msssr*. Kennelly, E. S. Ebswojth, Onnrod. 5S^. feadoni; PAtrictranaatoat 45 in tba/tfnerage. ; .-., : . .:-.; -. ..,??.:-:-.?- ??-.. Kovember 1L— The Samson, steamer. «l tootf-Captain1 Wallace, 'for Sydney, via ^Burning Bitbt. No passengers, ... 'Koreniber 11.— The Queensland, steamer, «J&: tons, Captain Curphy. for -tiie Hbr&em portal Passengers : Mrs.BunUng, MrsTVoser. Mm.' Moyr, Mr. J. Jeter. Jty.il'- M. Peter, 1b, W. Hafiies, ?Messrs. Gerasfcfcr. M'KUIig^tt, Bennet, Young. Bev.J. H. Fletcher, Bev.^I. Laurence. Mr. A..W.Meifield. ?* ^dvember 1L— The TeWraph ,ste*mer. TOO tons. Captain O'Reifly. f«P Sydney. Passengers: Mrs. Harris, Mrs.- Tooth. Miss Thompson, Messrs. G. B. HsSpo. PtullipV - J. JTAuJy. Arkman, G. Harris, J. M- Bet* giDoG. 'Ferguson, -C. B. Danlop, W. B. »Toeth. Deignton, and 22 in lie steerage. OUSA&ASCE. « ...
MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL. Coukcil assembled in the Municipal Cham bers, on Tuesday afternoon, at three o'clock, and tbe entire Council being present, trans acted tbe following business : — The minutes of last meeting being read and confirmed, a letter from tbe Mayor was read, appointing Mr. T. Eeid as Superin tendent of the Ferry. In the same connec tion, tho following letter was also read : — City Council Chambers, Brisbane. October Sl_ 1863. Sisv— I have been instructed to hand yon the annexed instructions, whicbj^iave bjen prepared by the Ferry Committee for your guidance, in carrying out the duties connec ted with yoor appointment as Superintendent or tin South Ferry. I am, Ac, Tsohas Dowse. Torn Clerk. Mr. T. Keid. ISSTBDCTIOXS TO SDTEMKTEKDEHT Or SOUTH FEBBT. 1. The whole of the ferry pnnts, boats, and working gear belonging thereto, will be under yonr sole charge, as also the general management of tho ferry, the Municipal Council holding yon responsible for the ferry plant bei...
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1863. Before His Worship the Mayor. MALICIOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
Wedkf£DAT. Xoveubeb 11. 1863. Be 'ore His Worship the Mayor. MALICI'IDS DKSTBOCriOS OF PBOPEBTT. Jacob Weller, aged 25. was charged with maliciously destroying thst. property of Henry Meyers, by breaking the windows of his house. Prosecutor is the proprietor of the Freemason's Hotel, in Albort-street ; the alleged offence transpired on the even ing of the 9th instant. The proof being deemed insufficient to substantiate the charge, the case was dismissed. DCCXB. AKD DBSOBDEBLY. Tarrey. au aboriginal, was charged with having been drunk and disorderly at Kan garoo Point. Several complaints have lately been made to die police of a similar character by the inhabitants of the Point. Tarrey was committed for forty eight hours. Alas, poor Tarrey ! No 'corroberce' will he dance to night. No fine or costs of court were imposed, as it wtnild have puzzled the entire Executive of tho colony to have 're- covered' in such an event.
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
NOTES ANO JSIJzSWS. A little fellow, aged about 7 years, was adrift this morning in the streets of Brisbane, and made the tbtroughfares rather hideons with his piteous ' yowls.' Tha question naturally suggested itself: — ' Who fa his Other, who la his mother t ' Bis lisa sister I Hu he a brother 7' The police couldn't answer the questions for it is positively foolish to Bupposu that a policeman most be a walking Encyclopedia, of all useful knowledge. But they were equally interested in the issue of the ques tion as was ever the author, ' Tom Hood,' or the sympathising public. They took him by (fie hand. How significant is that one sentence! It certainly conveys a lessen of humanity. They took him to a police sta tion. That sentence does not sound as philanthropic as the last. But they found the father of the ' prodigal son.' TbU atoned for all. He proved to be ** a son of JK«t,;'t ^^kisJjfteViname, whois ? resident io thstmnr onl of 'FortStado Valley.' And Kent senior, rejoiced, ina...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1863. BEFORE L. A. Bernays, S. Davis, and T. S. Warry, Esqs., Justices of the Peace. VAGRANCY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
CENTRAL POLICE CODBT. Tuesday. November 10, 1863. Befobe L. A. Bernays, S. Davis, and T. S Warry. Esqs.. Justices of the Peace. VAOBAKCY. Cassy O'Brien was charged with being a common prostitute. There were nn less than eighteen previous convictions against tbe prisoner. The Bench was of opinion that clemency in her case was utterly thrown away. They therefore inflicted the extreme penalty pro vided by law — six months' imprisonment in Brisbane Gaol. EitEKKENKEEE. Bobert Williams got. rather too much of the 'Oh, be joyful!' yesterdar, and was therefore locked up. His general character being good, he was admonished and dis charged. KEEPDiG A DrSOBDEELT BOUSE. Mary Anne Williams and Susan Frisbee, who were remanded from yesterday on a charge of keeping a. house «f ill fame, were brought ' up again this morning for examination. From the nature of tbe charge, the Bench ordered all women and children out of court. Both prisoners pleaded' not guilty.' Sergeant Malony deposed that be arres...
SUPREME COURT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1863. Before the Chief Justice. ACTION FOR FALSE IMPRISONMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
SUPBEHE COUBT. Wednesday. Novehbeb 11, 1863. BefuBB the Chief Justice. ACTION FOB FALSE IMPEISOKVEKT. Began t-. Collins. — The bets of the care may be be briefly stated thus. — Patrick Began rented a butcher's shop from Mr. Collins, the butcher, of Queen-street. The shop was located in Fortitude Valley. It appears tint business did not answer with Begaa according t» bis expectations, and he gave it op, and disposed of the several tools which had been necessary to his trade. Collins brought an action against him in the Police Court for taking his (Collins's) tools. The case, however, was dismissed, and Began brought the present action to recover damages of £2C0 from tbe plaintiff fur false imprisonment. The case occupied considerable time in trial, and about four o'clock the Chief Justice commenced to sum up. He stated that tlie question for the jury to consider was, whether they believed that the defendant, Mr. Collins, had acted with reason able or undue haste in bringing the origi...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. November 9. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
TEJCEG-IiAJPHEIO NEWS (FBQIf ODS (lira COBBESPOXDENTS.) SYONET. November 9. A Botal Silute was fired at noon to-day, in honor of the Prince's birthday. By Government proclamation, all the official departments kept the holiday. The police and the bnsbraogers havo again had an encounter, without any fatal or definite result. A severe storm of thunder and lightning deluged the city on the night of the 6th. The steamer Clarence has sailed for Bris bane. The Tumut district is contested by Colonel O'ConneU and Mr. Hartin. The English Government, it is stated, have adopted certain means for freeing tbs South Sea Islands front the incursions of slavers. The bnsbranger Morgan attacked the station of Mr. Vincent, near Wagga Wagga, burnt his woolshed. and destroyed also a, large amouut of his property. Tbe Melbourne dip is to be contested by 'Talleyrand' and ' Mormon.' November 10. In the contested election of Messrs. U'Connell and Martin for tbe Tumut dis trict, Martin Itsd the show- of hands...
SYDNEY. November 11. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 12 November 1863
SYDNEY. November 11. The Presbyterian churches have com pleted their union. The Tumut election promises to be a warm contest. To-day's Herald calls attention to tho demoralization of the Queensland emigrant ships. ♦ jut . JtL. — The present tonr of Arclibisliop Folding through the country is almost completed. He left Young fur Sydney to-day.
IPSWICH. Friday. November 13. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 14 November 1863
IPSWICH. (FBOM OUR OWX COBBE5FOSDEXT.) Friday. November 13. A lnrm-a was beld at the Clarendon Hotel, on Wednesday evening, in relation to the Christmas races. Mr. O'Sullivan occupied the chair. The following gentlemen were elected Stewards :— Messrs. John Gore Jones, John Murphy, John Johnstone, M. O'Sullivan. and M. O'Malley. Mr. O'Snllivan was appointed Treasurer; Mr. Hugh Camp bell. Clerk of the Conrse; aud Mr. G. C. Ross, Hon. Secretary. The races will come off on the 28th and 29th December. It was agreed that four publicans' booths and tbe grand stand only should be erected. An al teration was made iu the former programme —tbe Welter Race was abolished, and a Free Handicap (two miles) substituted instead ; a Trial States for 2-ycar-oIds, distance one mile, one event. Tbe Maiden Plate will be mile heats, instead of as last year one and a haif miles. Several gentlemen were appointed to scour the town and district for subscrip tions. A vote of thanks was accorded to -he Chairman,...