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TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
TASMANIAN MARKETS. ._ Our; dates from Tasmanian aro to the 25th inntnnt. The Hobart Town Mercury reports »s follows:? .Wheat continues to como in frcoly, aud ¦¦prices aro steady at Cs. to fis. Cd. per bushel; buyers arc not disposed to go beyond thu . Jotter figtiro for tho best samples. Oats are ' scarce, nnd remain at Os. (id. to 3s. Ucl. per bushel. English barley is worth 7s. 3d. to Vs. 9d. per bushel, but supplies conic forward very sparingly. Cnpe barley remains ut os. to Os. Gd., and is still very source. Hay ia stationary at former prices.- Potatoes arc still quoted at £4 to £4 5s. per ton, with not much enquiry. Onions aro dull of sale. Flour is in demand for local requirements, And prices continue steady at £10 to £17 per ton, according to quantity, for flour from thu host colonial ?wheat. Bran, ls. 2d. to ls. 5d. ?per bushel. .: The Cornwall Chronicle gives thc following . roport of thc markets nt Launceston:? T',ie brigs Mercury and Scotin, and schoon- ers. Highlander, M...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, (THIS DAY). GENERAL BUSINESS—NOTICES OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. ,,". Tuesday, (Tiiis Day).: gene-rat, iitrsrkisaa?moxiojio of motion. Mr. Watts to niovo,-^-That this House hav- ing learned, with unfeigned satisfaction'that tho'inhabitant householders of-tho Claronco, Richmond, Now England, and Tontorfiold Districts, hnvo prepared' sundry petitions, praying, that Hor Majesty, will annex tho said districts to thc colony of Queensland, rcsolvos, ?(!.)' That,''in tho opinion of this house, tho purport mid prayers of' tho said petition's aro ontitlod to tho .most favorablo consideration of Hor Majesty's' Government.,., (2.) That thc iion-an'iiexatiou of tho territory lying to tho northward of tho Clarence. River to this colony; nt? thc'time of tho separation was entirely opposed'to tho iirOmiso coiitninod in Mr. Laliouchoi'c's despatch, of dato July 21st, 1850, wherein it is stated that "Her Majesty's Government will halve groat difficulty, in fixing, on a linc >whioh: will .run not far south of tho; 30tli degree of: south la...
DENILIQUIN STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
DENILIQUIN STOCK MARKET. Wc quote from the Pastoral Times of the 24th instant, the following report:? The saino duitioss prevails as when wc last published.; there is, in fact, nothing doing. No fat cattte are moving downwards that wo hoar r,f; ftlui thoro is no store stock in thc ne'g'jhe-urhood. Wo beliovo thut tnerc is a ljm,t«d demand for good storo eattic. alm as "'.MO aro only 2000 osr;cctcd shortly (C. /frown and Co.), thejy will doubtless change e ,n', th,cy -e not already been disposed ot. Hie ^3o^an mob of GOO, sold some time since^ Ua^ ^ecu delivered, after having boon two years travelling to and fro. The cattle ^oro good, and they remained on hand so long because tho price asked did not meet with that of the times. There was a rumour prevalent that a mob of 800 store wore coining down tho Murray, but they proved to to bo a quantity belonging to Messrs. James M'Lauriu mid Sons, who were moving them from their Yarra Yarra station, near Albury, to their runs on tho Edward. ...
Letter to the Editor. THE ROADS' DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
Ijcttcvm to the E«JKor. 7 THE ROADS' DEPAR.TMENT. -. SiBi?You would be doing a great service to a-large number of pomona if you would .'state what course of-procedure it is neces- sary to pursue in order, to obtain a billet in -tho, Engineer of Hoads' department. It is becoming axomjnon saying that this branch of the public service is becoming a recep ticleforall tlio unknown muffs who come hero on thoughts of gain intent, and really there seenjs to be somo foundation for the assertion. I know of a case in which a respes^able and hardworking man, who has been a resident in this aud the adjacent colony fora long number of years, repeatedly applied for a berth in this department, and his application was backed up by strong "Tecommendatious from influential quarters. , There could be no question as to his com Vp.etence, and no sort of reason, that I am ' aware of, was given for refusing him the _, situation of overseer, for which he applied. .,' Since ho did so, a number of persons hav...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
The ma'' , SHIP MAILS. For Ne- ii* ^r Telegraph wiR c'ose BS follows:? this ' /Coaland, South Australia, and Tasmania ng,,. vfu&lt;isday) evening ot 7 o'clock. For New j, .tfi Wales and Victoria lit 8 o'clock on Wednes 4? morning. No registered letters will he re- ceived after 6 o'clock ort Tuesday evening. ~ Tm Next English Mail will be despatched per Tarra Yarra on Tuesday, the 18th instant, hut wei 'are not yet informed ns to the hour of closing. '
THE DOWNS. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) TOOWOOMBA, JUNE 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
THE DOWNS. (l'llOJJ OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Toowoomba, June 8. Police Office, Oth June.?Charles Pearce, an .aboriginal,'was charged with stealing a watch from the kitchon of the Queen's Arms on tho '1th Juno. James WnggstnO*, on being sworn, said?" I am a cook at tho Queen's Arms Hotel, Toowoomba. On Tuosday 4th June, the prisoner was working about tho yard, and at ll o'clock expressed his intention of leaving. I left the kitchen for the purpose of putting some wood on tho fire, leaving my watch suspended in its usual place over the stovo. As I left tho kitchen, tho prisoner entered it, and on my return I found my watch gone, and on making inquiries for the prisoner, I learned ho had left by the back way, saying ho was going away. Anothor black boy came in, and I asked him where tho watch was, and whore Charley Poarco was. He ropliod that he did not know, but would go and find him. lu about half an-hour, tho hoy and prisoner returned. I asked the prisonor whero tho watch was, and ho...
IPSWICH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MONDAY (YESTERDAY). [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
IPSWICH. (from our own correspondent.) Monday (Yesterday). I had occasion to observe, from n number of remarks dropped in my hearing by our visitors from Brisbane during the race week, that considerable curiosity had been excited by the announcement of a discourse, by tho Kev. Mr. Drano, on "Zoe." That your readers may have just an inkling of thc manner in which this very interesting sub ject was handled, I shall now endeavor to place before them a few of tho ideas put forth, though tho. attempt to give an out- line ovon of thc sermon from memory, would necessarily be tv failure, and subject mo to thor necessity of again apologising. 1 John, lc. 2v. Thu subject announced was "Zoe," tho namo ot a creature whose beauty and oxploits had lately engrossed thc attention of us all. There was nearly always some event or thing which for a time engrossed universal attention, oftou national?suoh as tho Reform, ox Jfreo Trade movement, ov the struggle in the Crimea, for news of which every man ...
WATER POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
Water- police court. Friday.?Before the "Water Police Magis- trate. Coonoy v. Towns.?This was a summons for wages, springing ont of an action re- ported iu these columns some days back. The amount claimed by plaintiff was £8 os., for wages at tho rate of 15s. per ' day. Defendant acknowledged the work performed but pleaded that 15j. per diem was over charge. It appeared from tho evidence that before the present action was taken defendant offered to pay plaintiff for the time ho was employed at the rate of 10s. per diem, but this offer plaintiff refused. After! hearing the evidence of plaintiff and Richards, tho partner and agent of defendant, tho Bench found a verdict for plaintiff for £8 5s.,-the amount claimed together with two;guineas professional costs, and 8s. 6cl. costs of.coiirt. Mi'. Garrick (Lilley and Garrick) appeared for plaintiff, and Mr. Brown (Littlo;and Brown) for defendant.' ;
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
fi oe ni EntcBIigeiice, Conveyance op Mails.?The paragraph in our issue of yesterday, stating that tho Post mnstor-Gcnornl was inviting tonders for the conveyance of the mails between Ipswich and Nanango, appears to have been founded on a mis-statemont, since an announcement linds place in our columns of this day to Hie effect that a tender for tho conveyanco of that particular . mail has been accepted by the Postmaster-General. Loss of tue Nanango Mail.?Tho mail from Nanango of tho 4th instant was lost by tho mailman on his way to Drayton. He states that when ho was coming from Tarong to Cooyar, and when he was about five miles from tho latter place, tho pack- horse he was leading with tho mail-bags got entangled round a tree, dragged him off his horse, and then* broke away; and' while ho was catching tho ono he was riding, tho, other got out of'sight, it being dark at tho time. This intimation will bo useful to, those ,whq may havo forwarded remittances by the particular mail refe...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Saturday.?Before the Mayor. '; Peter O'Hara, brought up on a charge of drunkenness, was admonished and discharged on promise of reformation. Monday.?Before the Police Magistrate. William Perring, charged with being drunk and disorderly, was admonished and discharged, having been in confinement ever since Saturday.?Thomas Smith, summoned for being drunk on Saturday night last, was fined 10s.?Daniel Callaghan for being drunk and disorderly, was fined 20s., and cautioned that another appearance before the court under similar circumstances, would involve a visit on his part to tho gaol.?/Thomas Paley Read and William Rollings for being drunk and indecently exposing their person whilst in that condition, were each fined 20s., or in default two days imprisonment.? Harry Owens, for vagrancy, was fined 20s., or in dofault two days imprisonment.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
TO OUR AGENTS. OUR AGENTS will please to bear in mind the USUAL .STATJSMEN1> of ACCOUNTS, to be made up to the 20th of the present month, and forwarded to this Ollice by the 30th. TO SUBSCRIBERS. SUBSCRIBERS are reminded that the price of the Courier per quarter is now FIFTEEN SHILLINGS, to be paid in advance. (AGENTS wil please to note the above.) TO ADVERTISERS. WE must again call attention to the rule of our Ollice, viz., to insert NO ADVERTISE- MENTS from non-sub ¦criberB unless accompanied by the CASH.
QUEENSLAND MAILS. ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE of MAILS at the General Post Office, Brisbane. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
QUEENSLAND MAILS. AiuuvALand Detautdiik of Maim at the General Post Otlieo, Brisbane. post Krvras. Auburn... ... ... Callandoon (Gundawinda)-, Casino and Grafton Cleveland Condamine Dalby. Drayton... Gayndah ¦¦ ... ... _ . Gladstone ' ... .» ipswich... ... ? . Leyburn... Mogjill ... . ? , Nanango " ... ? ... Marlboroujh, Maryborough Maryborough Kockhaiunton and Fort Denison Surat and Yarrawa '? aroom ... Toowoomba Warwick ... ... Westwood and Nulalbin ... MAILS CLOSE AT BRISBANE. Monday at 1 p.m. * Monday at 1 p.m. -. ...-.¦ Monday al 8 p.m. J Monday at 1.30 p.m. Monday at 1 p.m. *~ ¦'.."';- -" '. Mondayat 1 p.m. ?,.'"%: £,,, -'V Monday at 1 pm.,and Friday at 1.15 p.nv ? ? ?. -Tuesday at 1 p m. - ~; ': ,:: -'¦'*: rV '¦¦"y steamer every alternate Tuesday ' T; ihi!,!'-->i ?Da'lyat 1.30 p.m. ? .,.'.'. ~ lr -: -t^ Monday at 1 p.m. ¦-?_ \ *i. By steamer Hawk, 3 times a week. :- _ Tuesday at 1 p.m. -- . By strainer only every alternate Tuesday . -~ -~: Ryjstcamer every alternate Tuesda...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
QUEENSLAND. THE QUEENSLAND MEETING will toke at Gayndah. Burnett District, on TUES- DAY, WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY, tho 25th, 26th, and 27th JUNE next. Judos : Gilbert Elliott, Esq. . Stewards: W. H. Stevenson, Esq., M.D., J.P. John Broadbent, Esq., J.P. Ormond de Prior Brock, Esq., J.P. Alpin Cameron, Esq, Alexander Ivory, Esq. Clerk of tub Combe. Franois Glynn Connolly, Esq,. PIKST DAY?TUESDAY, JUNE 25. FibstRaob The MAIDEN PLATE of £00, for_ all horsos never having won an advertised prize. Mile and a hnlf. Ono event. Weight for age. Second horse to save his stake. Second Race The GAYNDAH PLATE of £75, for all horses. Twice round tho course. One event. Weight for age. Second horse lo save his stake. Thibd Race The WELTER RAOE of £50, for all horses. Three times round tho Course. Ono Event. Welter weight, Fourth- Race The HACK SELLING STAKES of £15, for all untrained horses Heats. Once round. - ' Carrying 10it. Tho winner to be sold for £25'immediately alter the race, any surplus to ...
NEWS AND NOTES. CLV. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
JVIW8 ARTS HUIES, BY A SYDNEY MAN. CLV. ?,- ...Whatbveb complaints the Queenslander may. hivetomake on the score of minis ?'terial; 'policy, no reasonable man i can say that his Excellency Sir George Bowen is not ;' ia careful guardian of the colony's territorial .... claims.;-.' If that little suggestion about a v Northern Colony at the Victoria, \vhy then Queensland would have been pretty well assured for a long time to come of the whole coast to the eastern shores of Carpentaria. This,, together with the little back run be - 'Ween the' 14lst and 138th meridians, and the insignificant strip between the 29th and ' ''tKjtti degrees of latitude for a sheep station, would have set you up in the matter of lana 1 for a long time, and Dr. Lang might have shipped out'all Caledonia at so many acres per head, and a profit in reason for f'd0 agents. Possibly the suggestion about -iond1 ing convicts out may havo stagge;^ ^e Duke of Newcastle, who would v^^mber that that was the rock on which ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. ? AS1CLE0T BALL will bo hold nt tho Lamb Inn, fortitude Valley, THIS EVEN- ING, Juno the 11th. Tickots of admission, 7h. a double ticket. liofroshmont inoludcd. DIRECT FROM ENGL VIA SYBHESY. ¦/JUST RECEIVED BY rp he latest fashion in ladies- and infants' hats. June 10th, 18 6.,, QUEEN-STKEET, BJUSBANE. WANTED, HEWERS, SEWERS, and CAR- &nbsp; &nbsp; PENTERS; SHIPWRIGHTS preferred. &nbsp; Apply to ROURKE and MOORE, Contractors, Queensland Hotel, Brisbane. WANTED, a HOUSEMAID, for a Gentle- man's Family near Brisbane. Apply to Mr. ARTHUR MARTIN, Qneen-strcot. ANTED?A MARRIED COUPLE for a Dairy Station, a short distance from Brisbane. Apply to A. PATRIE, Senr. . W WANTED, a BOY as APPRENTICE to the Pointing traded Apply toC SHALLEHN, Elizabeth-street, WANTED on terms.from 500 to 1500 head of CATTLE:! , The Btntion commands a good market for fat stook, being CO mile3 from Rockhampton, and less than half that distance from Gladstone. For parti...
ADELAIDE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
. ADELAIDE MARKETS. [[ From Adelaide wo have papers to thu ." 25th instant. The Register reports ns fol- lows :? Goncral business continues excessively dull, little or nothing appreciable being done. In mining matters tho excitement occasioned ' by tho now copper discoveries still continue to a considerable extent, and now companies are being formed and brought before tho pub- lic almost ovory day, whilst every fresh pieco of intelligence) concerning the claims of those companies already formed which may bu brought into town causes the shares to go up br down, as tho case may ho, with startling rapidity, making it a mutter of impossibility ,, to qiioto prices with any necuraey. Flour during tho past week has been re- markably quiet, and the prices uro much thc . samo as they woro in our last report?about £15 10s. to £16 Cs. Sumo tow sales have been lnado, but generally thoro is no enquiry what- ever. Millers, however, uro not at all in- clined to let stocks accumulate, and uro there...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. NOTICES OF MOTION AND ORDERS OF THE DAY. WEDNESDAY (TO-MORROW). NOTICE OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. notices ol' motion and dumbs of the day. Wednesday (To-morrow). : . . notice oe motion. Tho Honorable- AV. II. Yahl wyn to move That in tho opinion of this house, it is highly expedient, that tho power exercised by tho Act 18 and 19 Vic,, cap. Si, shall forthwith cease. Because?(1.) As has .been already demon- strated in a neighboring colony, tho exercise-' of an unlimited powor of creation of mombors of thc Legislative Council is liahlo to abuse iu:a manner whereby all deliberative and in dependent action of that branch of tho'legis- lature is destroyed; its office nnd functions brought into contempt; and tho safeguard it is supposed to afford against hasty, pernicious, and tyrannical logislatioifvii'tuully dostroyod and set aside. ¦ (2.) To guard against, tho abuse of thc powers at present vested iii thc Crown,,'to maintain thc rights and privileges of this hpiiso, as a separate, independent, nnd co-ordinate branch of tho 'legislature, it is most desirable tha...
THE LABOR QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
THE LABOR QUESTION. "' | l ; SIB,?In your issue of the 7th and Sth :. instants I rend tho letters signed " A Work- ing Man," and, also, " A Man," comment- ing on; my letter of the Gth instant. I find '.,that.both have recourse to tho usual asser- tion that, because I keep a registry oflieo forsooth, I must bo au interested party. . That I feel an interest in the future pros- perity, not only of Brisbane, but also of Queensland, I freely admit, but that I would for that reason descond to duplicity, either in misrepresentation or otherwise, I defy ¦'? either of your correspondents to provo. *T . .may here state, that from the numerous letters I receive from different parts of "Vic- toria, from .persons requesting my ndvico as to their migrating herc, I havo large op ?" portunities of influencing their choice, but I havo never directly or indirectly advised thom to come. I simply state how matters stand; tho differont rates of wages paid to mechanics and labourers; and leave them . to ...
Shipping Intelligence. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1861
Shipping Intelligence. DEPARTURES. Jokb 10.?Yarra Yarra, steamer, S60 tons, Captain Bell, for Sydney. Passengers?Mrs. Clayton, Miss Aitken, Mr. and Mrs. Barton, Master W' Messrs. S. M. Frankland, W. Macdonald. C. w'iimi H.Raimmoger, J. W. Deedes, \) Vo,?^' S1 tS^JL"ti£& V-. «? p stonS: wfthnritobi 1,1,^ ' T^imes, T. Welland, J. jJcenfor°RolS0le-'J,om' «*«»""¦. 1&lt;*6 ta". Capt. KnK-^*Xtn°.n* PftM6»«ers-Mrs- Dono - ' ¦2"r«i EXPoitTS. . farra Yarra: 47 bales wool,ex Breadalbane; 3 Inndles skins, 3 trunks, 1 cradle, 5 bales, 2 bags, 1 pocket wool, G. H. Wilson; 139 hides, T. B. Ste- phens ; 1 parcel, R. A. Kingsford; 2 cases, 1 cask sfrttit, D, Skyring j ll cases fruit, 1 cask trees, A. .J. Bookings; lnarcel, T. P. Pugh; 2 hogsheads lbrandy, J. T. Ogilvio ; 450 sheep, H. Beit; 22 'horses, 4 buggies, and baggage, Burton ; 1 parcel, ?G. D. Webb. Uncle Tom: Original cargo from Sydney?8530 feet timber, W. Pettigrew; 8500 feet timber. 10,000 feet battens, Birloy, Cocks, and...