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Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
I Local Items. Letters for transmission to Great Britain and the Continent of Europe must be posted in tune for the Northern mail leaving next Thursday, the 17tu inst. Mr, W. T, Ingram, of the Queensland National Bank, is expected to arrive by the mail steamer this morning to relieve Ur. W, Ç, Smith, who is about to take a holiday trip to Brisbane, "Mr, Smith will be absent from Cairns for about eil weeks, À great improvement has j dst been com- pleted at St. John's Church, by the addition of a pine ceiling to the roof, which" not only adds much to the appearance of the edifice, but renders it cooler and mora comfortable for the congregation, besides improving the acoustic properties of the building. The contract was obtained by Mr. Rodda ni, who has executed it entirely to the satisfaction of the church committee, _. j The improvements lately effected at the Mining Exchange Hotel, both; by complete ! furnishing throughout as well as ornamental fittings in the bar. renders this hote...
Della's Dissapointment. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
Della's Dîssapoiutmeut. WAWKR Marlowe's wasn't the first j head ah« had turned. Della Walford, j indeed might he set duwil sw an adept in that purtioulnr 'art. She was still young-at Iea.it looked HO-though" »lie was i>Jd enough to h»vo impruvud con- siderably hy experience her natural tit neda for those skirmishes in which the weaker sex is not unapt to pru ve itself the stronger. When Walter's father died, leaving Iiis only child, thou in early boyhood and already motherless, dependent on the wurjd's charity, lt ¡chard lloundell, un old and tried friend of Mr. Mar- lowe, took upon himself the little or- phan's care, and did for him all that the kindest protector could have done. Mr. Koundell, who was rich and un- married, spared neither pains nor ex- pense in the education an I training of Iiis prolei/e, to whom, it was thc pre- vailing belief, he would one day leave his fortuno ; fur, as thc years passed, the tip.* which united thc two had strengthened till, bv the time Walter...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
Correspondence &nbsp; We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) &nbsp; &nbsp; SIR,–In the HERBERTON ADVERTISER of July 2, I read an extract from the PORT DOUGLAS CHRONICLE, headed- "Herberton Railway," and I think a few comments on it will not be out of place. I will pass over the first paragraph which relates more to surveyors Lane, Grayson, and Monk, who will be better able to deal with it than I am. What I wish to call attention to took place at the banquet given to Mr. T. Campbell, M.L.A., at which were also present the Hon. W. H. Groom, Speaker, Mr. Chubb, M.L.A., Q.C., and others. The P. D. CHRONICLE thus reports :-" In reply to the to:ist of his health Mr. Campbell said, referring to the railway, he was aware that the great question agitating the minds of the residents of both Cairns and Port Douglas was the Herberton and Cairns rail- way, and that the Government would deal with it...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 10 July 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. July 3, - Elamang, s.s., Capt. T. A. Lake, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pas- sengers — Miss Mathieson, Messrs. St. G. Browne, J. Weir, A. Taylor, T. Allen, G. de Tourris, A. B. de St. Romain. F. Brown, J. Walker, J. Holmes, H. Tricks, J. Pyne, G. Whitford, W. Kilpatrick, J. Kil- patrick, H. Bulger, B. Smith, Y. Mat, C. Hing, and 18 in steerage. July 3. - Archer, s.s., Capt, Lowrie, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Passengers - Miss B. Gafney, and 6 in steerage. July 5. - Elamang, s.s., Capt. Lake, from Cooktown. Passengers - Messrs. J. M. Davis, P. G. Black, N. M'Lean, J. Whitaker, S. Sing, and 10 in steerage. July 5. - Archer, s.s., Capt, Lowrie, from Cooktown.
PETTY DEBTS COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) R. A. Kingsford, and J. Pyne, Esqs., J.J.P.) July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
PETTY DEISTS CÓPET.'"'., "* ; " " (Before W. li. O. Hill, Esq.," P.M."} E. A. Kingsford, and J. Fyne, E=qs., J.J.P.) .j.-nJnlyl6.îr>A-.;« s--> 1 It »M «gregor r. ^Ha.'vey.-C'aiui^ JÜJO, __ fir breach of agreement. PieTidé*d"nôt indent«"©*"""*""""""""""" The'pg.eenient heiag,-a-o^luosi,.tlie, Jteac i award-jd plaintiff damages £2), 6¿ 'cosfe;J and Ío"¡3 ia professional costs ~ . ". , ,... T,.^ Innes v. Macnish.-Claim Si 12s. A4?' Jt H«aed for ooe mooth. , ,& ...^ .^| ^ .-. - ' ...* '
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. BRISBANE, JULY 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FEO« OÜE OW.1 CORBRSPOHDENT."] QtMeaslaitm. BRISBANE, Jjlt.y 15. _ The Bill to appoint anot'ier Minister provides for seven Miníatela. The Mayor liai issue 1'over KXX) in- vitations to a hall at the Exhibition bti'Miog, on August 1-t. The Duke of Westminster, loads SOí> i-mis of frozen meat at Poole Is- land. Bowen. The liocKirOTiTOX But.t.ktix calls . . i 1>n1 tun ?n3 Higson to let their con- stituents pn«s judgment on the der- ri vit land pff.iic The Argus requests Kigali's resignation. July 16. M>*. Annear, and Dr. Power. ?rc the onlv ca'itlidatP"» for Maryborough. Sjdney de "«'ted Brisbane font-ball team by 17 poii-ts io 4. In t'ie Lt-g'slativc Council, yester- day, a selw-Jrcoininitlee was appointed to enquire into Dunwich Asvluin. Tile ITon. A.. J. Thynne introdoccd a Bul to entnbTitih -a board of pharmacy. Tn the Assembly. pinn* of a ¡-ection of Brisbane Valley branch rail« ¡>y were adopted ; also iilnns for evti nsion-. from Stanthorpe. ".>»-....
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, JULY 14. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Cable Messages. CfîîOAT OUR OW>* CORBK8PO>Dr3fT3.) aaVaatfaat^ttefsraal llftfS« LONDON, Jult li. Cholera continues to rage at 5far- ' seules. . Fifty deaths occur daily'. - The cricket nirtch, Australian Eleven v. All England, resulted in a draw in favour of the former. France has sent an official notification to' China" allowing eight days "for "the Ítarmont of the indemnity of ton mir- ions. Failing compliance the French Admiral lias orders to seize material guarantee. The Chicago Convention liare nomin- ated Mr. Cleveland for the Presidency. It is reported that Osman Di^na has se;zed tlie port of Asia, on the Ecd Sea. Corwall, secretary to the Irish Post Office, has been arrested charged with committing an unnatural offence. ~ - &lt;-- -' Jui.t 13. "An article in the Ttmes says the silence cf Lord Derby on the récidi- viste qucsl'on will strcngtheii Australia "» *b«> belief of a lock of nympathy- on the Jpnrt of the Imperial ïîovernuient ?flritN the colonies. ' G...
Cure for Hydrophobia. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Care for Hydrophobia. M. Pasteur has added another benefit to those which he has already rendered to humanity. He officially announces that he has just discovered, not a preventative remedy against hydrophobia," but an infall- ible cure, by which'a 'human being, bitten by a mad dog, may be rendered proof against the consequences of the bite. This treat- ment consists of three successive inocula- tions of the hydrophobia virus, in two different degrees, immediately after the bite, and before the hydrophobia has declared it- self in the patient. Ii. Pasteur has not yet discovered the microbe of the disease, and he cannot pro- ceed, as he has done with anthrax, to pre- serve dogs by preventive vaccination. He can, however, a.t on dogs which have been bitten as on human beings, and he is certain that if all bitten dogs were 6ubmitted to this treatment hydrophobia would sooner or later disappear, inasmuch as according to his theory, which does not concern itself with ti,., urÎKLQa.1 caus...
IMPORTS. EX KATOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Ízjí ir IMPORTS.- :_.'.. ' Ex Katoomba. Consigned to Jack and Newell. Herberton. -12 trunks boots. 1 bale h. leather. * " Consigned to Burna, Philp and Co.-1 case-, 4 trusses, 1 paper parcel clothing, *2 cases coffee, 1 do essences. " * Miscellaneous.-20 hhd sundries, 1 case, 1 parcel, 1 roll litant.'l caa» shrimps,-! c-ase, 1 parcel.-! bag oysters, 1 case liqueurs, * do ironlhoofes. -4 wri.*trapsr4*hund!eséhaînT 1 case sewing machine, 5 cast iron brackets, 1 distance piece, 3 cases pulleys/" S ¡ d¿ tumblers, 4 do onions, 20 mats rice, 5 cases sundries, 1 do wine 2 do oil, 1 do ginger, 1 chest tea, 1 case flowers, 1 do wine, 1 bundle matting, 2 cases nierehandine, 1 box opium, 1 package tea, 2 cases soy, 1 do wine, 2 do oil, 2 do merchandise 4 do oil, I box.-Burns, Philp and Co., airenta. Ex Wabbego. Consigned to Burns, Philp and. Co.-* eases chairs, 10 do lobsters, 2 do mustard, 2'> drums tar, 10 do castor oil, 1 cask fuse, 1 eise hams, 1 cask coffee, 50 cases kerosene, 10 do .v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
THE FIRST GRAND LAND SALE HELD IN CAIRNS, AT AC'S NEW AUCTION MART, LAKE-STREET. ON »a», «SATURDAY, JULY 2G. THE XA6NÍFICENT ESTATE .-.«? *t 1 i EL WiLKElVILL. H I The New Suburban Township off Cairns, the Future Capital of Northern Queensland. SITUATED CLOSE TO THE RAILWAY LINE TO HERBERTON and ADJOINING THE TOWN BOUNDARY; EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF THE WHARVES. 66ft Wide bj 165ft Depth. 400 ALLOTMENTS. 66ft Wide by 165ft Depth. WAT.lt PRYITjIVE:-No Fevers or Ilineas of anr description. 1> ALKEBVILLE.-A Bural Retreat in tfaa Heart of the Purest Country Air. WALKERVILLE. - :WALKEBYILLE.-Tfce First Suburban Land ever offered under the Hammer to the Public. WALKERTILLE.-An Undisputed Fact that the Laud offered here has No Equal in Northern Queensland. Contains only. Grassy Slope« a» if made by Picked Gardeners. TERMS-ONE-FIFTH CASH, THE BALANCE 3, 6,9, & 12 MONTHS; NO INTEREST ADDED IQKX àfACXAXABV*. Baa na«» fB-roniBi wita. iaatr»«tna* f*»a» tW^^rirt^to^n Jb^ruH,; t!^^i^^^^^...
Walker ville. BY AN OUTSIDER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Walker ville. Bt AS OUTSIDER. It may be considered presumptuous for an outsider to" hare any opinion of a locality to which he is a comparative stranger, and still more so to express that opinion in the columns of a local journal. I feel, however. sure that my readers will agree with me on one point, which is :-That familiarity breeds indifference rather than contempt when it "applics'toa localityT and"lhat consequently an outsider perceives beauties in it that are long since hidden to those to whom the - scene has become an everyday object. r ? The first thing,* perhaps, that strikes the -visitor to- Cairns -is- the- splendid shelter for - -. » vessels its harbour affords, und its un- doubted superiority as a port over any o' the ' t ' coast towns -from Brisbane northwards. .*. " The proof of the pudding is in the eating," and where ocean going steamers eau rua &lt; ' alongside a wharf and discharge at .the .> . merchants very .doors without fear of bein«; . , stranded. ...
Shipping Statistics—Port of Cairns. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Shipping Statistics-Port of Cairns. The following are the Customs^ returns of vessels entered and cleared air" this port during the, pa->t-fear as couroared with those 0fl8S3:- . >.*",,?* , Inward (foreign and intercolonial).-Year ended 30th June, 1S81,135 vessels, tonnage Si,563 tons; for the year; ended 30th June, láS3, Tti vessels,. 45.825 ion« ¡ increase, 59 vessels, 3tf,74*v tons. I Coastwise, 1SS4/ 143. vessels, 50.Ç90 tons"; 18W;i35 vessels, 40,141' tons ; lacrease; 14 --Teasels, 1%2«9 .tons.'" Total increase lSS-tover 13S3, 73 vessels, 5 »¡¡989 tons. -.-t- - . Outward (foreign and intercolonial) . Tear ended 30th June, 1834, 132 vessels, 82,900 ton3 ; year ended 30th Jane, 18S3, "¡I vessels, 45,910 tor»;' increase, 58 vessels, 37,030 tons. Coastwise, 1334. 146"vessels, 60,146 tons; 1SS3, 135 vessels, 40,369 tons ; increasa, 11 vessels, 19,777 tons. Total in- crease, 1$34 over lä33";.K) vessels, 56,357 tons. " .." " _'^li._ _"" ., , - The following*return of passenger a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
CAIRNS DISTRICT HOSPITAL. A SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING of Subscribers to.the above Institution «ill be held in the Court House, on Monday, the 4th. day of August next, at 8. o'clock pax. Bi.siiess :-To consider and adopt the pr .posed Kew Huies and Regulations as hen-umler : (Signed) J. H. MACXISH. Secretary. P&OPOSSD NEW BULES AND REOU LÁTIOKS OF THE CAIKSS DIS '1RICT HOSPITAL. Name and Locality. 1. Cairns District Hospital, Cairns. Objecta. 2. The objects of this institution are to afford medical aid to in-door und out-door patients. "Funda. 3. The institution shall be supported by voluntary contributions, charges to patients, and police fines, together with such aidas the Government may afford. Government. *. The government of the institution shall be vested in persons qualified, according to law, who "shall alone be entitled to vote or take any part in the administration of affairs. ' Qualification. life ; a dooatioa of two pounds shall consti- tute the donor a governor fro...
Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Cairns District Hospital. . A MiKTTNo of |iie committee'of the above institution waa held an Monday last. Pre- sent ; - _lle*>rs, Jiirtfcy (in :the chair), Patience,* Hobson, Hook, and Donólas. Th* .doctor's report was read, and stated tU.it 13 patients had been' under treatment during the month, of whom, 11 had been ad- mitted "durran, that period, 10 discharg ?d, one hod' died,' and seven were still in the Hospital. _ - : -. - - ^On the motion of Mr. Hook-"Account» amounting- to j£U9 l'Ts_rd_were passed for J ti tyaient. The visiting committco wera also I ¿^powered toeaengofe mjaorv^l^-afc» ?onea for thd Hospital?* On the motion of Mr. Hobson, it waa re-" solved-" That a letter lit» written the Immi- gration Agent, Brisbane, enclosing, a* state ment of the Ariel case, at the Baine time adding if the committoa can adupt jiny means to b ? recotípett'far «he. Iocs «.qstaiaed." . ? Beaolved,-^ Tb4t the yiiitiQZ conimitt"« inspect and réport upon the Hospital Be On. the motion of Mr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
?paoal CsÎBism. ~ AUSTRALASIAN, STE UÍ NA.TI6ATI0N . ,\ ; u.' coMPAinr.- v-* - . *r- :- T-- - j J í, v BEDUCTaDN nr,FAJU»->. » *"^¿ '-.i. -r,- ' ^ ^ IjlKOM 1st Hay próximo, Balcon knd JJ Stoeirge Fares by ""the-Company's Weekly Mail Steamers/ betweeá. Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Bowen, Towns- ville, Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone River, Curns,""*Port "Douglas, and Cooktown, "will be reduced FIFTY PEK CENT. BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. April 26,1SP4. ^üstealasian steam navigation ^ ?>:?-, ^-"company;-_^" reduction of fares between * brisbane and jsydney. THE FARES by the above Company be- tween Brisbane and Sydnev are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE"* PEE CENT. (2-,).; . \ - - ; " -* - For-particular«, sp»!»-- - BURNS, PHILP and CO , X " ,?,''""1 *'? A«6nf3 i-VUEES8LA>D "S.. S. COMPJkNT. V GREAT -REDUCTION- IN FARES. x--*«A£SH ax» OO:^? "¿. J\ Agents. * Cairns, July 12.18»*. - -" . TO INVESTORS," CAPITALISTS, AND SPECULATORS. JOHN M A*C N AMAR A, Government and General Auctioneer,...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, JULY 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
|. ..- ' . . Victoria. I .- ;MELBOURNE, .Ti-r.r 15. Parliament ha» been urged to vote £!O.OüU-for pro«»eet&lt;aaV-Bt>i»¿;«;» Jie srie*. rt The small-pox patients at the sana- torium are doing well, but the fresh casen show the i'anger of the-'d'sease spreading in the colony, Two reports were heard yesterday to p-oceed from.« room in a lo-lging-honse iu Lfttrobe-street, occupied by two foreigners named Schuters and Jat zerski. -Upotf. investigation "Scouters was found sliotf-ffcad. and Jatzerski with a wound in bia shoulder. Jatzerslri states that his comrade was showing him a re * volver whip* it went 'off, woondin« l^na in the,shoulder, upon which JSehuters said, .* CltPTÎeyT Î hare shot you,*' and immediately shot-himself -through the head. Jri.rlG. The new Governor Sir H. B. Loch, has arrived. He met with a splendid reception on landing. All vessels from French ports are placed in quarantine.
New South Wales. SYDNEY, JULY 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
" aW« Somth Wales. ",. STDXEr, July lo. The race pt Boûi»v, between Malone, champ-on of New. bouth Wales, and Hillvard, champion of Queensland, resulted in an easy victory for the forwer. Mr. D'bba, Colonial Treasurer, speak- ing at St. Leonards spid he-was alwiut to K've instructions to tile Engiiiecr-in Chief to-lipve-soiunlings-tnken aod pl*>n* ]>rcp1,e-" fur a bridge between Sydney and North Shore. Th.i tont of a navvy working on the GuTÎagai line caught fire a au. tli'ec c'-'lc'ren who were ia it were burnt to , deaf-. I Severe shocks of earthquake have neem red at Ed n, Pambula, and Can- delo. .;, ,'.».".' July Iß. The Queensland football team have defeated the Goulburn team by six points to two. &nbsp; The population of, Silverton already numbers over SOOO people. A bottle hrsTiecn p'eked up at Trial Tji-y «rating that the schooner Industry was just going do »vu off Nobbys.
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. July 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Our Neighbours. . , [PEOJI OCR OW7* CORKI8K)XDENTS.] -"' HERBERTON.' '. '.' July 11. Ox Saturday last good tin stone wa3 got at the Great Northern p.c. at the 210ft level in another shaft, the deepest point in the other shaft being 113ft. This is aa important dis- covery, inasmuch as it proves the permanency of the lo 'es and their payable nature at a depth. It also goes to show how necessary cauital is fej-the-developement of tile tin in- dustry, and how futile it Î3 for individual working miners to undertake to work profit- ably the tin mines. Asimilar discovery at a depth waa recently made at the Great Western at Watsonville, and the Caledonian at the same place was the deepest down iu the district. Reverting to the Great North- ern and other claims on the same hill, as also those on fie opp>»ite hill and in the neighbourhood of the Big Ben, many of whijh have actually boeu abandoned for the want of means, I am positive they ¡ire all tin bearing properties which ia time will b...
Cairns' Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Cairns' WTistonal Board. A sra-nsa of the above Board was held yesterday afternoon. " Prsent: - Messrs. Kenny (in the chair). Severin, London, Byan, Hook, Hobson, and Street. .The minutes of the tjrèviaua meeting were read and confirmed. ^ >>.&lt; .'.',.*j..._ , . vi The outward correspondence was read and passed. The inward correspondence, consisting of the iellowing letters, waa read and'dealt .with as under : Letter from Collinson and M'Kay. asking for extension of one month to remove their slaughter-yard, and requesting the Board to nee its influence'to "obtain for them V lease of the ground they intend to remove to. On the motion of Mr. Loridan the application for extension of time was granted. Mr. Byan proposed, and Mr. Street seconded " That the engineer inspect the proposed site, and ii his report be favourable, that the Board recomaend that, a lease be granted to Collinson and M'Kay." " Letter from Thomas, and Garland, re the repaie of .theJkuith#eÖ-road to en...