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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
SHIPPING. \, ARRIVALS. . .. Í5 , July 10.-Warrego, bj., Capt. Phillips, from Sydney, via Brisbane and porta,: Pas- sengers-Messrs. E. B. Southarden,"W. T. Ingram, J. Hall, T. J. Hennessy, Master Southerden, and 12 in steerage. Jnly IO. - Katoomba, se.. Capt. Arm- strong, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Miss tenjamin. Rev. Mr. Nobbs, lleasrsCKTH.'AthertonrC. Pa.Tner.iL^Naa». W. H. Paul, and 22 in steerage. July 12.-Warrego, s.a., Capt. Pliillips, from Cooktown, t Passengers-2 in steerage. . Juiy 12. - Katoomba, s.S.. C.ipt. Arni- ston;», truot-tjooktown.--1'iissungiirii U)-ia. eteera-je. July 12.-Snowdrop, kcten~ Cap^ünFfArm stromr, from Townsville.^. .&lt;^-,_.. ^.«» July 15.-Wentworth, s^., Capt. Munroe, froui Sydney, via Port Douglas. .«
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
TUB AU8TBALASIAN STEAK SA VI. ÖATION COMPANY. The company's steamers leave this port ewy Thursday for Northan Ports, and awry Saturday «raino; for Southern Ports. Var tan» mad rat« of freight apply at the ^.aipaay'B own onto at «barf. "T*N3, PHILP and CO.. Limita. Agents. ffTHE &S. "UPS."-Captain laaee. -*- Laavee the wharf erary TnaraJaj .soeaisur to ant taw ¡ai iimta* awi evaajr ?aaaiimy »»-lan- ft* a*t ula [sa- Ibu .aiaaii sssa li s »sis «»-j Weabasaas- aadl .".¡IjBaraV ? iniagi Mr flwaB*w'a and Stew aWs landings. *"*' "*"*"? ? Op«* fur »kartar and «cunio-. BUKXS. PHILP wl CO. Aaeata. «.rjEENHLAHD STEAM SHIPPING COMPANY. Limited. mUK Magnitcent New Steel Steamships JL WÂMXMOO, Captain K. M. Phillips Captain W. W. Hampton. Captain James Lowrie, Wtonging to this Company, are now running weekly from Sydney and Brisbane to Coek town. calling at Kami. Bai I Townstih.» Mackay I Caibns (wharf), and Boam j Post Doubla». One of the above magnificent steamers will he despatched fro...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
/DEPARTURES.' --y '? July lO.^-Warrégo, s.3* Capt.'Phillips, for Cooktown. Passenger-1 steer««., s - July IO. - Katoomba, s.S.-, Capt. Artn strong.-áor Cooktown. Pisnnrnri"-!-Messrs. G. S. Davis. Chin Ping. Ah Ching, and 23 in steerage. ~7 "~ "f* , ??> \ . r « - r July 12.-Warrego, S.8., Capt. Phillips, for Sydney, vial Brisbane and ports. Passengers -liri. 'Meston 2 children. and servant," Mrs. Sh iTv, Mr. W. L".-Smith, and 11 in.steerage. July 12.- Katoomba, s.S.", Capt.»Arm Taylor. ScutSfrSBnas^^d^OJ^tataa^ge^ J
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TO BTJILDEBS. TENDEKS are invited for the erection of a Town Hall. Plans and specifications may be seen at the Divisional Board Office, Cairns. Tenders to close at 12 o'clock 13th August, 1SS4. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. i Tenderers to state time required to com- plete work ; also, pay a deposit of ¿£25 with tender. CHARLES, GAEDINEB, Civil Engineer to the Board. Cairns General Cemetery ATTENTION is directed to the Regulations of the above Cemetery, published &nbsp; in the Government Gazette of 5th inst. Pending the appointment of a Sexton, ap- &nbsp; plications for burials most be made to the undersigned. E. T. HABTLEY, Hon. Sec. Cairns, July I6 1884 7 Bslssiag FK03I the s.S. Katoomba, 10th inst., a Canvassed Boot Trunk, addressed - .* Miss Benjamin, passenger per Katoomba.' Any information of same please communicate to office of the CaiiuiS Post. Qaaaailaaa' WaMaaal Baak. r B lilti above institution has this day open...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1884. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
THE CAIRNS POST TIIURSDAY, JULY 17, 1884. Local Items. The tender of the proprietor of the steamer Zeus for the conveyance of a nuil between Cairns «ad. Redbank, on the Inlet.-bas been accepted. -The servio* will be a weekly caw».' ' The hospital hall committee has handed in their balance-sheet, by which it is shown that the" net proSt realised from the kill amounted to ¿¡35 2s Cd. -« Late information Jit-m Herbertosr"states that nearly all the^sdluvtar'elarmS^ro the Herberton side of Nigger Creek have proved " duffers." The claims on the other side of the creek are pronounced tp.bcall right. ^bonTs ttf"be* gained respecting the growth of trade and population of this port from the returns which appear in another column, and for which we are indebted to the courtesy of the Sub-collector of Customs. As will be seen by the announcement in our advertisement columns the Queensland Steam Shipping Company "have further re- duced their fares between Sidney and Cook- town to 50 per cent, of ...
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill. Esq., P.M.) July 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before W. R, O. Hill, Esq., P. M.) &nbsp; July 12. License for music and dancing granted for &nbsp; three months to Charles Wilson, Commercial Hotel. &nbsp; July 15 . &nbsp; J. M'Donald, charged with drunkeness pleaded guilty, and was fined 5s. or 12 &nbsp; hours. (Before W.R.O. Hill, Esq., P.M., R. A. Kingsford and J. Pyne, Esqs., J J.P.). &nbsp; July 18 . &nbsp; &nbsp; Fifteen Chinamen were placed in the dock, charged with wilfully and maliciously de- &nbsp; stroying property to the value of £8 3s, be- longmg to Mr. A. Leon, of Hap Wah plan- tation. Mr. A. Feez appeared for the prose- cution. Prisoners pleaded not guilty. From the evidence adduced it appears the prisoners &nbsp; &nbsp; on Monday last went in a body to the office of Mr. Leon's bookkeeper, and demanded &nbsp; wages for work done on the plan...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 17 July 1884
Oui BrtslKnie Letter. (raoM otra* own correspondent.) "We have during the past month been waiting very anxiously for the publica- tion of the "rjuàrterly-and yearly Trea- sury returns. To-day the anxiety has been allayed, jot the return» have been printed m the papers, and the financial c-oudition of the colony is shown to be in a very satisfactory state. The surplus on the, 30th June last was £366,301,, or £55,000 beyond what it was exactly twelve months before. Ou every side the revenue of the colony showsrîrrîprov-emeiit, and despite the long drought, and "the check which has been given to the sugar industry through fear of' the Government policy on the labour question, we may fairly claim that Queensland has never been in a better financial .condition than she is to-day. Parliament -will meet on Tuesday next, and u e may look forward to a long and very important session. First the Goveriîmont "will have to give sn account of their stewardship. They will have to-answer certain ch...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
CROWN LANDS ALIENATION ACT OF 1876. I HEREBY notify that MICHAEL DILLON, holder of Conditional Selec- tion No. 52, Cairns District, has given notice of his intention to furnish proof of fulfilment of residence condition on his selection as re- quired by Sub-section 8 of Section 2S of above recited Act, at the Land Court Sit- tings, to be held on the 13th day of August nett. E. T. HARTLEY, Acting Land Commissioner. July 23,1884. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TENDEES are invited for Clearing the following Streets, from Abbott-street to the Esplanade ; Shields, Aplin, "Florence, and Minnie' streets. Specifications ~to be seen at the Board's Office. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. C. GARDINER, Civil Engineer to the Board. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. »"?^ENDERS are invited for Clearing Iakc JL. - street, from Shields to Aplin street. ~* tfoociflcaition» U> &o ?oun »t ¿lie £four«I> e#3&> .. f -".- -. "" - The lowest or any tender not necessarily acc...
Our Sydney Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Our Sydney Letter. (FBOX OÜX OWJ COBUESPUN DENT.) ßixcE my last there has been little or nothing startling here, the winter »eather having a depressing effect over everything in the sensational line. Certainly we hare had a fire, and rather » big flare up too, the cremated pile being the well-known Richmond To- bacco Works, were some thousand spectators were entertained for a few hours by wat«hing about £15,000 w orth of the fragrant w eed consumed by the unrelenting Fire Fiend, and a« said Fiend had neglectsd to make the usual monetary arrangements with our Customs Department, it was only catural that our noble firemen should do their level best to arrest him. As, liowevcr, free fights, Ac, appeared to occupy all this zeal of aforesaid quenchers, the Fiend had.it pretty well all his own way.. Waasav noble defenders of our-hearths homes-and' beautiful hartiour, the de- fence force, have been coining in for an unenviable amount of attention lately both in and out of Parliament, the q...
Conrts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. E. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) Jnly 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Conrts. POLICE COURT. ".¡. (Before W. E. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) : ; . . . Jnly722. . . :. "' . '" Inspector of Nuisances v. JJ Fox, I Holmes, Gee Wah, and Nun Poon-.This was a case in which tile Inspector of Nuisances summoned the defendants under By-law No 4 Sec 1, for creating a nuisance by neglecting to keep their bac», premises clean Dcfen dants pleaded guilty, and were each fined 40s and £1 5s costs. It is reported (says the Hikbkbton Ad vxetisee) that the Bank of New South Wales at Thornborough is to be closed. A large meeting has been held at the Town Hall, Brisbane, the Mayor presiding, when resolutions were unanimously passed in favour of closing publichouses on Sun- days, and urging the Government during the present session to legislate for that purpose. Crushing was resumed on Wednesday at Keturn Creek, on a 600 tons lot. I under- stand Mr. Dick ia superintending.
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, JULY 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Cable Messages. (FltOM OUR ow>- COnnESrONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, Jui/r 22. A great Liberal demonstration was held in Hyde- Parle on Saturday in favour of the Franchise Bill rccently rejeetedby the House of Lords. Fully 130,000 persons took part in the de- monstration. The Nihilists havo destroyed a large gunpowder mill at Warsaw. An agreement has been arrived at between England and France with re- gard to the récidiviste qnestion, which is said to he mutually satisfactory. The Queen's prize, shot for at the AVimbledon meeting, was won by Pri- vate Gallant of the 8th Middlesex volunteers. In the match Australian Eleven v. Gentlemen of England, the former scored 2G2 in their first innings, and the latter 379. In the second innings the Australians have lost four wickets lorod runs. ".-; -'- " ?
The Caierns Post. THURSDAY, JULY 24, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
$% &lt;Tairu> ¿lost. TUUESDAY, JULY 24, ISSU. Ax tbo preaent time there ia much di»- I cushion and .1 great diversity ot opinion respecting the clearing of the scrub trees from the streets of Cairns. Bi- sóme it is advocated that the shade afforded is much to be desired, and by othcrs that in the cauie of cleanliness and health the clearing of trees should be at once proceeded with. That there is much to be said on both sides cannot be denied, but for our own part we would much prefer cultivated shrubs and true shade trees to the wild growth of the bush foliage that now abounds in our streets, and which only serves to create insect life and vermin as well as a threatened danger in the shape of typhoid fever, produced by decaying leaves falling on the roofs of dwellings and so passing into the water used for drinking purposes, and this being the only means of water supply in Cairns at the present time demands the most serious consideration. The planting and cultivation of ...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, JULY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Victoria. MELBOURNE, Jcmt 23. His Excellency Sir II. B. Loch per- formed the ceremony of opening the buildings erected by Coppin's Company for the better housing of the poor. The Ministry have subscribed £50 for providing relief houses for the un- employed. Three fresh cases of small-pox havo occurred, one of them at Fitzroy. Great uneasiness is felt at the spread of this fearful disease. (From our Exchanges.) PARLIAMENTARY. BRISBANE, July 19. The Premier, yesterday, gave notice of the introduction of a Bill to restrict the employment of aboriginal natives of Australia and New Guinea to ships on Queensland waters, and also a Bill to amend the- Immigration Act of 1SS2. The United Municipalities* and Di- visional Boards' Endowment Bills, also the Marsupials Bill were read a third time. The Registrar Titles Bill passed in Committee, and several amendments «ero made during n long discussion. Tke Premier moved trie' «conàwad iujï of the Officials in Parliament Bill providing for an incre...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, JULY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
New South Vates. SYDNEY, JuLT 2:). Trench and Egyptian ports have been declared to be cholera infected, and all vessels arriving therefrom will be sub- jected to quarantine. The Commercial Bank has declared a dividend of 25 per cent, and the Mer- cantile Bank a dividend of Î) per cent. The Government lia ve accepted Rowe and ¡Smith's tender for the construc- tion of the Illawarra railway. The amount of the tender is £451,000.
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Correspondence. ' [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] ' . "(To the Editor of the Catbns Post.) Sib,-Knowing that you take an active in tervsfc' in. ail-that concerna the snnitar.v con dition of Cairns, I venture to addrea* you ?poa.«his saMecr." Ia dotes; .» I wish to 'ask a> n«iss»la» wasch diroctly eoneerns the Divisional Board. By what law of right or justice can they Ruminons householders, as was done during the past week, for creating a nuisance, when by their own neglect they do not provide any remedy to the rate- payers, however willing they may be to abide by proper sanitary regulations ? This question was brought under their notice over la months since, and the necessity for proper regulations was then and has since been prominently pointed out, but without having the desired effect. At the present time there is no provision made to regu- late the removal of night soil. Because the question is surrounded with some difficulty it ...
IMPORTS. EX MARANOA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
IMPORTS. Ex Maranoa. I Consigned to Burns, Philp and Co.-3 cases cheese, 2 cases, 2 kegs butter, 1 case, 240 mats rice. Consigned to L. Severin.-.15 boxes tin plates, 5 coses, 11 drums oil, 4 cart boxes, 4 cases axes, 1 do hardware, 4 casks white lead, 1 case mallets 1 keg rivets, 1 package stove, 1 do saws, 7 cases galvanized iron, 1 c. package plugs, 3 safes, ti packages furniture, 2 cases do. -. Consigned to S. L. Loeven.-1 pase bis- cuits, 1 cask do. Consigned to BJ. Selig, Herberton.-1 case cigars. Consigned to Jack and Ne*vell, Herberton. 1 case. Consigned to W. P. Redden.-1 keg butter. Consigned to Walsh and Co.-1 case oil. Miscellaneous.-2 tanks lime, 43 bags fire- clay, 13 casks cement, 2 packages sashes, 1 c ¡se, 2 bags onions, 21 cases fruits, 4 bags O-iions, 1 case files, 2 bundles steel, 2 do hoe handles, 1 case axe handles, 14 bags | potatoes, 2 do onions, 10 do maize, 1 do bran, 1 keg butter, 1 case cheese, 1 case, 1 hhd coal tar, 3 kegs pitch, IG drums tar, 1 bundle ...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. BRISBANE, JULY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. ] [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] BRISBANE, JULY 23. Mr. Miles, Minister for Works, has met with a severe accident at Dalby by being thrown from a buggy. Ile is confined to his bed from the effects of his fall, but serious results are not apprehended. A Stock Exchange has been formed here under favourable auspices. The members held their first meeting to- day. The mail bag being carried between Toulba and !St. George, was cut off from the coach and stolen. No clue of the robbers has yet been obtained. A series of meetings arc being held by ladies to protest against the Con- tagious DKeaies Act. The result of the Maryborough election is considered very uncertain. Alinear is thought to be the favourite. PARLIAMENTARY. In the Assembly, yesterday, Mr. Higson attacked the Minister for Lands over the Clermont affair. Mr. Dutton made but a lame defence in reply. The Opposition admitted that Higson had cleared himself of the charge of corruption, but blamed Dutton for giving wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
CAIRNS DISTRICT HOSPITAL. A SPECIAL GENERAL 31EETINO of Subscribers to the above Institution "will be held in the Court House, on Monday. ¿he 4th day of August next, at 8 o'clock v.ic. Br^avsc tr-To «?oni/der cud adopt tîi ¿ed New' udor : (_Sign«I) ?a¿sc ï^-ïo wruHior anti awipt nie jiropCwod New' Untes *aj,T liëijyUitiocs as îiereundor : II. JIACXISir. Seeretiry. PROPOSED NEW EULES AND KEUÜ LATi.ONS'OF THE CAIKNS I>1S .TÄICT HOSPITAL. Name and Locality. i. .Cairns District Iloopitnl, Cairns. Objects. 2. The objects of this institution are to lilford medicil 3¿d to ia-d.x>r and out-door patients. ' " Funds. ». The institution' shall be supported by .voluntary contributions, charges to patients, lind police fines, together with such aid as "tlñ¿ ÇcVocnnicnt may alford. Government. 4. Tlie government of the institution shall Revested in persons outlined according to * ¿-}vr. whô^ sh.a!I n.tone, be entitle! to_ vote or ~*'r Qualiheation. 5. A donation ot t'*n pounds in one sum sh...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. iFKOJl OUB OWÎt COBRSSFONDEST.) Pakliamest opened on Tuesday last with customary formality. The Gov- ernor's opening speech, which is sup- posed to review the principal events of the recess and give a brief outline of future policy, you ko doubt have to hand, so there is no need for me in this letter to occupy your space in re- peating it at length. One of the most important points brought out was that the Government are of opinion that " at present " it is desirable that the Agent-General should be a member of the Cabinet, and that Mr. Garrick, though in England, continues to be one of the Ministry. . It is also stated that a Bill will be introduced during the session to provide for an additional portfolio, and it is generally supposed that the office will be that of Minister for Public Instruction. The increase of work in connection with public busi- ness renders the increase of salaried Minister» very necessary,- and the crea- tion of-the office will -bo gene...
The New Land Bill. (Brisbane COURIER July 11th.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 24 July 1884
The New Land BUI. (Brisbane Couriek July llth.) Thk Land Bill was introduced by the Gov- ernment yesterday, and it may be of interest if we describe in a general way what we un- derstand to be the tenor of its provisions. It repeals, in the first place, all the laws in existence for the alienation of Crown lands, as well as those applying to'leases in the settled districts. The Pastoral Leases Act of 1809 is to remain in force, except in such, parts of the unsettled districts as are in- cluded in an area scheduled ; but the 5-lth section, which creates what has been known as the pre-emptive right, is repealed. Pro- vision is made for the substitution of the pre- sent Act for that of 1SC9, in parts of the colony not included in the schedule, by pro- clamation of the Governor-in-Cuuncil or on application by the squatters holding runs in it. Clauses are, of course, introduced guard- ing nil existäng rights and obligations, and no lessee is compelled to surrender his pre- sent lease unl...