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CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. Br way of Mauritius we have news to the 4th of March. The Katal Jferouy of that date, in a re xiew of the month, contains the following : — Forcible appeals continue to be made through our columns for the interference of the local and Imperial Governments in re gard to certain lawless acts of cruelty and slavery penetrated by the Boers over the Katal north-western borderers on certain natives. Koiuansbtnd is said to have been annexed to Natal, and ' the Snrveyor-General, wo believe, is now in that locality fixing the boundary beacons, bnt no official announce ment of 'the (act has yet been made. Some of our contemporaries seem to fancy this will interfere with Kir George Grey's ar rangements for locating Adam Kok'a peo ple, hut we neither see haw this should be the case, nor do we think it desirable, for tlie Griquas are both producers and consum ers. Tlie fact of Sir Walter Clinic having gone in to meet our Surveyor-General, docs not look like any alteration. Whe...
The North Australian. IPSWICH, TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
u:-\rn7fi. rr.-.tTiAr. juxf 17, i-sfi-j. Ta'-:u,: arc m:inT ways of arriving at mo^t iilijc-trts, but there are some ob jo.rts in tli.-.tisolvcs S'* p2ou.li;irly dis cr'lita''!*' th it any mi;4i-i-l of atf.-miiuc t'icia must, nf ii:v.essity i--! disi'rcdi table a].*'). lu nose of this ^5^-^t of cases call anything Lc f^-uud mure contemptible than the schemes by ivhieU men of a certain class of mediocrity, as to intel lect aad attainnircits, but great in un scripalosity and euaaing, attempt; to arrive at political power, not with a vi?w of holding that power for the public good (f-r that is a praiseworthy object enough) but f=»r extending that tiaplicity suiti. citrrnjition whose atmos phere is the c-.Ti'TiTiial elemeat in wlrioh they delight t.i wallow. The most ineapable and ridiculous old timesever that ever held the reius of office for a lensthsnod period In ftreat Britain, L'Jd them hy virtue «-f eatire untruth fdneas. For the Dake nf Newcastlc.of -Ieorjre the Second's time, amp...
MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
JIAURITTUS. Via Melbourne, we have news from Port Louis to tho 11th of April. The railway -piaM»-n is attracting much attention. In the latest papers we sec no farther references to the cholera. Tlie subscription for the relief of the sufferers by this dread ful Ecouragc has reached 12.000 dollars; the inhabitants of Bennion have given ex pression to their sympathy in adding to this fund. The services of two medieu men were also gracefully offered by the Governor of that colony. Governor 'Stevenson, in thanking the Governor of Reunion and in declining the services of the medical officers, told him that this mark of sympathy ex pressed, and the prompt assistance tendered, I would lie always held in rctnbrance by the ovemment and colony of Manritus. The Commercial Gazette of the 7th says: — ' The Legislative Council met on Friday, and was presided over by his Excellency the Governor. The approval of the follow ing votes by tlie Secretary of State was announced by a minute from the Gov...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
TASMANIA. WKhave papers to the 39th ultimo from Hiinirt Town. The election of a member of the Honse of Assembly, to represent tlie city of Hobart Town, in the room of Mr. Douglas Thomas Kilbuni, resigned, took place on the 2Sth ultimo. There wen: five candidates, viz., Messrs. Mixwell Miller, CUusdell. Worley. aud Johnson. It resulted in the return of Mr. 3Iil)ur, who headed his opponent Mr, Cansdcll by more than two to one, the num bers for Mr. Miller being 517. fur Mr. Uaus dell 2C3. Adverting to this event, the Hobart Town Mercury remarks: — Tliereise very probability that this ctmtest will be soou followed by a general election. Touching, in one of hUclcction speeches on the present de)iress-nl state of matters in Tasmania. Mr. Maxwell Miller denied tlie assertion of his opponent (Sir. Causdell.) ?? that the colony was prosperous' — an assertion which he was satisfied tliat gentle man would never hnve niaiTe, had he not been i-ruorant of the true state of the colony. He (Mr. Mil...
SYDNEY. Friday 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
SYDNEY. Fndsv, f. p.m. (From thr. Courier.) Tire 'Municipalities' Indemnity Bill, as it is called, has been rejected by the Legislative The Dividing Fences Bill lias 'been read a second time, uut not without a great oppo sition. Tlie P. sna O. Cwnrwinv's Rovnl Mail steamship Bombay arrived here this morn ia}t. A nicranri«l was presented to his Excel lency the Governor yfstfrdiy. sijnicd by t»« tlnwRinil iTsulcnts of BniTaiijronK. pravin;; fur tlie release uf Spiccr from cus tinlv. Tim cliirf items of interest in onr com ra-Ti;i:i1 (T5ns.ifii.urs dining the week are a5s fjjjliw-:— Ijnivcr -innlitv and raKen sugars lihvc rii-rlitlv .Icrfini-d. Finn' ll'iu'- has advanced fully 10a.psr ton. Xoliaeco Iisssi^min considerably- advanced.
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
Victoria:: We quote is follows from tlie Kclbonrne papers to the 2nd instant : — The Arpin of Monday says : — -Winter has at last fairly Bet in. snd'tiic long-desired rain fallen copiousiv — in MulrK-urne,at least On Saturday aftcnioon ths C-J1 became un nsually heavy, and l!!iKabeth-street bftcamc for a time impassable, die lvater having covered die road-wav. Thronciinut die niu-btand yesterday the rain continued st intervals, accompanied by a. cold wind. From the country journals, we observe that the rain has extended over the whole of tho colony. At Kiimorc it has been, accompa nied by a destructive hurricane, die range of which. fortunately, iras limited. AtDenili quin frust was experienced ; and atCreswfck a thin co&ting of ice was fnnnd on the water on several mornings last week. At Talbot die rain came most opportunely, tlia long continuance of -lry weather I-jiving all but exhausted flio resources of tiie minors. It is curious tiiat, heavy as the rains have been arou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
akb queensland general apvektkeit, IS published on Tcesday, THCESDir. and SAtcbday mornings, and forwarded to Country Subscribers by the earliest mails. TEEMS OF SCBSCBITTIOX. Per Quarter, in advance ? 9s. Per Quarter, credit ? 10s. Single Number ? G4. The Quarters terminate on the 31st March, 30tli June. 30th September, and :51st Decem ber, at which periods only can resignation be received. Notices of resignation will nut be attended to unless given in writing. Subscribers will lie charged from the '* date of commencing their subeeHptiaDS. TSBJIS OP ADrEETISUffC *. d. Two fines, or undee » smarter of jn .A...: JPSmBGFlrnes. mvSBSfiSSa in inch ? 2 O Sis lines, or tinder three-quarters of an inch ? 2 6 Eight lin.es, or under one inch ? 3 0 Every additional eight lines, under an inch ? 1 0 tebxs or rascoexx. 6 Consecutive Insertions ? 10^ cent. 13 ? 15 „ 26 „ „ ? 35 „ The number of insertions must be written on the face of each Advertisement, or it will be continued until countermande...
GARDENING CALENDAR FOR JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
«AUDE-:iX«i GAI-EKOAH FOR JUNE, Furrr ash Kittkes Gicnnv. — l'roccud with die pruning of vtnwi, ana hoe between c lhhago. cauliflower. Art-. This should be frequently done to the growm;; enms through tin: wiat«i\ Sow fur succession, Lrocoli ami ciuliStMi'cr. F'.nTEB (JA.EKSS AXI» StlBCnBEElES. — As t--M niurlits inny n.»w 1--- expected, scarce lii-iuts. which it miv lie iksirahlc to scrim' 5 ..-f,.rj tlicy ar.i .injured, should Ue carefully c.irowi. wttcti there is die lejut cause to ntinrulieud ?Lnua^c. Plant and remove f«-. 4c i--.e to s»-c:nicy a giuul stock of ciitt!:j»«'.if jjctiiiiin^, ^a-raniuuis, fnscLia, for eiiriii.. ,iw. i-'it:i.». — Sweat pirt.-ito'S. yiyjis, amnrroot. miiI iLiirier mt'V iinv 1r Jiy up and usod. *'i ?-:!, lucerne. ;tul..-Ji kin Is uf grass BCitls fur |iastnn?4 -na^ still lie shurri.
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
HAIL. Alt3A.NTnr?.rKVl'S AT THE POST Oyi'ICE. Bsraua /l-«V. =&»*»- «r-|r*;iy-. S«n.ta7^ **' f IVi-liy- S }*.ia. I tlay. * run. ii .,™ 1 Tmval»v. Il-- 3JO ThuK iay ii! J Sun UuAlKm J l-ri,l»y.sniu. t .!:,--. S,..ra. ... ? 1 Monday, 12J!»ii.mJT|mr*l»v- ftTidSim W.ICWICS . T)lu:*Jsy.S|Ua.; -iiy, a nm. JO-tlTO? Tb-^-Iit. » p-m. -n.. -I-*-. « - -n. TIik forcaoinj Mails arrive at fhcirjlesti ntUon as follows : — lir.MASE .. Daily, SiimUy exempted. 10 :i.m. Toriirarasa Wednesday, 11 a.m. ; Satur ? day. 5 p.m. Dsattok ? Wednesday, uoun; Saturday, -'- pjul AV&avics .. Tucslav. 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11a.m. N.inaxgo . . Friday, noon. The following Miils are contingent for tine oa tlie arrivals nftiiesteauiffrs; and for . th',se such ana^ments are made as ate most likely to mtrt pirilic rawivenienco,Vtt.: Jfcirvli.-irott-rh, Oladstnoc, asd luwkhitmp tAtn, avji-y nliermte Similar or Moti dtv, as n»tifit'l in f tia loso! papers of tlij previ-Hir-Fritfey aud S-.t:iM:iy. Nrar S:ntii Wnl...
NEW ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
SEW EN'0LA.:-D. CFr.-m V.ik £rijrc«.) AcnnEST.— We are i-if-raie.l that a frw days, ago an old uum jjauied Tiiouus l).-.»:i, whilst discliarging a g:n-. i-a jlr. X-« tms's. station. Wahsh:i -lisl:i^i. i:.i-l his hand s-. much hurt by the I:.;nvl Imrstiug .is to necessitate, th-.- ani;i-it.-'tio:i of tin; thumb, and subscftiieuf !y of ths.- h.'.nd. Doubts were entertained of D.icn's rescvotv. tocK-jA-a-. — Hiss Paris, a--eu IS vears d.tughter of Mr. Jvh.i Havis. of btony Creek, near Bumlan-a. I1.15 hieii suQ'crin'^ some time frum lock -jaw. About a week ago Dr. .Skinner began U uttcnd her at Saumarez, whither sin- had Iioan removed fur that purpose. Tjlis treatment adnfitcj has been freely lubricitirip the joints oitUc jaw with chlorofoim ami salad nil, hy which such relief lias l^cen obtained is to p:omisu perfect recovcrj-. Isqcest. — On Friday svee1* an inqnest was held, at the lmnd station. Salisbun'. Iiy Mr. JlarkJiam, district eomasr, and jury «*f fivi. nn thebodvnt'tJeor^n. Tt...
CLARENCE AND RICHMOND DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
CLABENCK AXI) RICHMOND DISTRICTS. We have Grafton pip?rs 1 1 th- I0!h instant, from which we osfiatt tlia fullovving items : — BltUTAl. Octeagi:. — ')s Ti: slay evening last, after die sale of furniture. &c.. at il.o Greeniivond Tre? Hotel, ^o'ith tirafton. parties remained frhikiug te;et!icr, aid 4iiinng wie eveaiiig *?-»?; i jjoiuas jiynn, a rather elderly 1.1,1 :i, wln'li: in ;?- stun: of in toxication, was saturate 1 ivith spirits alw-t die npper part of th? Ivily, to whieh was a]-plied a light. »ni in an instant the uufor tnnnte man was envelopad iu (lames. The face of the poor feilnw was !h:k-1i bur.'.-'d. and t'ic following morning presented a horrible spectacle : we h-ar. liowrvcr. !i? is now out of danger. The unfortunate suf ferer refuses to divulge Hie naii-.c of l! e party guilty of such ilis^r-.ccf:il oui b.-ut 1 conduct: die police, however. ar_- va the alert, and we trust will sn.-eec-l in bringing die guilty parties to justice. We think it high time that poli...
THE DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
THE BOWN8. Cia-wrras)t UEVB!iM:n. — We understand that during Ahcjrccuut absence of his Wor ship tlie Blayor in Drisbaae, an attempt was made to l*r an ihfnrinadon against 31 r. Onnm for^'abanilonittg !ii» hoiHC.' We are gratified to find,' tliat we have now an independent Police. Magistrate, who. with a considerable knowledge of law, has also a larger share of common sens-; than is ordinarily to bo found in a magisterial cra nium. Fortunately tlie Police Magistrate declined to proceed iu the matter, and thus saved tEe Itraytnn 'bench f*-ni die stigma of another lVrdiihitiou. It m.iy be in the recollection of our x-adcrs that in the case of the late V-~- Stephen Muhan, whose i license wa«--:«-ct-.*le;lon a similar cninplaiut, ! his Honor die Judge grin ted a Writ of IViihibitiiMi. und thus nilol that the mm I Cult of a p'lblican being absent from bus I house for a short time, did not amount' to an abandonment. The aninmt at the endea vour to quash Mr. Gnom's license is as ap Thk Xew...
BRISBANE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
3BEIISBA.TSTE. [FBoa oun ows o\ji;i:Esroxr«EST.] Monday. Alas! aniaiK* F»r t'rr Unrco flemocracv «f Brisbane. TrieWe.' at will 1-y the en«r-retie declamation of open :n'r i-r.ittin=. On Mon ing assembled snd, burning with prttniiftr' ardour did npenlv iw« thlf the iisrei1 Chinese slinuM not set font ujmn tho soil i-f QaccnslnnS. and on Wmlncsdny aftcninon the said Cliinamcn wnru sn'tcly cnscKiiceil in the depnt. Traly wj have fallen u|~-n degenerate days. 'ir:Tvo u^t 'tomans now thews and sinews like dicir anceston ?** However, we nmst lint cur'i'laiu. The meeting did some irnon. Like Foargus O'Connor's celebrated Kvni:i»gton Common fire-eaters, thei' ad-»i'ted n petition . ivliich whs dulv presented to t'm Asscuthlv on Tuesday by Mr. Warry. A d 0-stc upoa the. priutin^iif this petition came on, on Wed nesday, and of tl:-? result nf that debate yon should be already in possession. It never rains bnt it pours ; more pnblic meetings — a. spouting mania perv:«l:'.s the rtniuuinity. tn ...
THE BURNETT. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
THE BUftXETT. (From the Jlimult Argut.) A MiTcn bas been arranged to come off on du! day following nur annual race meeting, liutwcen Mr. T.Skeltnn's b g Umglegs and Mr. Chancy 's grg White Squall, for die sum nf £20a-sidc. The distance to be contested is two miles, and the weight to lie carried list. White Squall will also, we omler Rtand. form one in die sweepstakes that had been arranged to take place for £10 aside' at Tlie same meeting. Besides die Matches already mentioned, there have been two arranged between Longlcgs and White Squall, each for £30 a-side- The first event tw be two miles, carrying 12st_, and the second for die same distance and weight over hurdles. Mr. F. G. Connolly's Fox hunter has also been backed against Mr. Walker's Unknown, to run a mile die day succeeding the Annual Baces, for die sum of £i7 a-side. List of Honors Exrerrrn ix Gatsdah fob TUT. AITBOICIIIXG MEETING. Mr. Holt's h g Inconstant, 4 yrs. _ gr f Uuickiiilver, i yrs. Blaltliousc'ji b ui Ltdy Glyd...
THE CONDAMINE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
.Till: COSDAHIXE BACES. FoilM SUE gtoXlal. CoEIIEsroMlEXT OF DIE 'Disuse Downs Gawsxjx.' TliiB-cvcnt came off on die 31st and 22nd of May, and mayliQ considered a 'eomptete snxess as Cor as*the racing itFelf was con cerned. For a week or two prcvions an rai usnal state of excitement prevailed tbrongh outttic town; disenssions on the merits of tliosc torsos whieh were known to lie in training for die races ran high, which every cow and then some dark iiii:t of a 'knowing ono' Xbont *? darlruorscs ** threw tlio whole j betting; coummnrty out of their calculations, and *rcr-- ncarlr'tnto fits; ominous pre dictions gained gronnd, diat ' Native,' the only town horse in training, the Cliampion of the Cwndsminc Turf, would be enn sidereUy well licked this year, and that henceforth die honors and prizes of dia Condataioe Annual Meet wonld be«wried away.by.nteangers into die barbarian wildcr ncsBess of tlie Lower Bslonnc or even the mysterious nuknown, and consequently dreaded regions of the...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
3STOTE3 AJSTD 3STEW& Pcni.10 Hcettxu. — The Xew Ki.ectobai. Biiu — liiis evening, at rmlf-irast seven oVliwt. a public meeting will be held in tlie Hall of the ScJu.oI of Arts, thr same lixving heen convened bv his Worship the Mayor, in cnmpliRiifiu with a requisition respectahly siTMrid hv th« inhabitants of I|-swieli. Tlie object in calling the mectinc is of grave import : it is to obtain an expression of puli lic nnlninn nnon tho NT«-n- Electoral Hill, for which pnrpose tiie House of Assembly irmnted a week between tlie second aad thinl nsiduis. which ficriod of time will have lapsed on to-morrow. It is gratifying to observe thnt the monstrous principles oon tnin---l in the Bill, by whii-Jl a third of die colonists will lie disfranchised, has excited public indienatiun throughout tho length and breadth of the land, and called forth nniintniUK protests to its third rwidijis. Th.^ inhithitants of Ipswich, as well as those of W«st Moreton. who are eqnally eSectnl bv tlie iii...
MELBOURNE. Friday, 4 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 17 June 1862
KULBOVUKK. Fridnv. 4 p.m. Thr Cimnmn Schools' BUI, introduced hy Mr. Hoalt-s. Ims passi-d. Xons fnim Manila to the 7tli «r April ha* Wen nToivi--l. and it is stated that tin; sn-mr mar!:i:t tlicre is less linn tlijn st Ia£t re ports. Saturday Evcnlnjr. Tlio n»,w Oriiuilal I-a«v ind Practice .Vmcn^nnMit ltill his passed tlin-ugh the As«tnWv. Tim nivrtrec Knd Mitrimoninl Canecs 15i!i has l-en rcadasccond tiiucliy ama jorirj-nf2l t.iC. Qiicenslnnd delven tares have lieen den.lt in to wine extent this week, £20.000 ivortli haiins heen plac-d in tho market at on-- liniidred and five fi-WJ, wldi fntcrast added.' ''♦' ' * '*'' '*'' ' Ruin, whieh has been much needed, has enmnmnfted fulline at last.