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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
BRISBANE MUNICIPALITY. miNDEBB are hereby mritod for the follow- X ing Work*, ri*. :— For the Stumping of Ynltiue-etreet, between Stanley Quay and Boundary-street, South Brisbane. The Stamping of • narrow street bat watt Gregory Terrace and Bogors street, Spring HOL To Bupply Unbroken Blue Metal, at par eubto yard. To Pont a Quantity of Blue Shingle from tha Serenteen-mile Bocks. Specifications may be seen at the City Bur- Teyor's Office. Tenders, with the names of two responsible, Sureties, to be sent in to tha Town Clerk'e office, on or before Noon, on MONDAY, 19th March, 1868. THOMAS DOWSE, Town Clerk. A GENTS FOB THE QUEENBLASDBM. xl Bri»t**e Mr. I. W. Buzton, BUtioacr, Queen-street, Mr. J. Millar, stationer, Queen-atreet. „ Mr. Sawyer, Tobaceoniat, Queen-atreet. M Mr. G«o. Blat«r, Bookseller, Queen-atreet. M Mr. W.Miuiro Smith, Stationer, Queen-atreet. „ Mr. Bell, TobaeeoniM, Edvard-«treet. n Mr. i. B. lUenden, TobaoconUt, Oeorgemtreet. Sprit* mil—Mr. M. O. Oofby, Chemiat, Le...
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
RETAIL PRICES IN BRISBANE. For Wholesale Prices are "Commercial" &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Broad, «| to 7d par Z-Ibloaf Hour, AJeiaM*, Sn per 1OM» nac Chinas and Oalifbrnian, lit to S7s Baa(Sdto4lparlb. Xatton,4t4perlb. Port, 6d par lb. Toal.M. Tsa, Si to U par la. Sugar. 4d to M par lb. Butter, U M to Sj «d par Ik. Kssß.Sie«peraoasa Bam, EatfUh, U Sd par b. Baeoa, Coktaial, laid per lb. Chaeas, Colonial, la M; Encash, »• rotatoM, la* to Ua par ewt Sweat Fotatoaa, Ss par ewt Grapa*, M to Sd par lb. naoildtolMaaeh Banana*,Bd perdoaan French beau, Uod per peek FumpUna, «• per ewt. Id par lb. Cabbage, 2d to «d each-«»roe Oanwu, Sd to M par bunch Turnip*, Sd to Sd per bunch Onion*. 4d per lb. attssaSßL OQaMEUIAIIBa^ ate YaflP ttHgahstf X^n^aJTsidpeV lb. Bran. Si 6d to Ss Sd par bodMI Bead oau,7i par bush*; bailsr.tsti. Stdkit Viiun.—The price* quoted ar*> those fa transactions between the producer and the first purchaser -.—Floor: Fine (auk-dressed), £22; seconds, ...
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
THE MARKETS. RATES OF LABOR IN BRISBANE. Cooks, £36 to £38 Bush Carpenter, £63 to £65 Housemaids,£20 to £26 Nurses, £15 to «M Buteben, £50 to £U UaaAnmt*. &O to til Bates, £40 to «0 General Mrraata, £18 to Stockman, £40 to £61 £*> BuUoekdriTen, £40 to £Q Xuraogirls. £4 to £U Ditto, tor OTeriaading, £tf Married Couplm (aooahl- to£W -»■••■• log to distance), £(0 to Sitto.for femu,£«oto£fS «» Fiend man, £«S to £IS Ploughman, £40 to £69 Oooka,men,£3s to £« Oaranen,£4oto£n TrMatmwi, » to U» pay Milkmen, £40 to £00 day Shephanta (according to NarYies, 7« to «a per «•» dtaUnce). £40 to£U Laboran, h to 7i p* Hutkeepen (according to day. dtotaneej.ibetoiil With the exception of female serrantf, mat for stations in the interior, •hepherds, sad for the railways, the demand for labor is dull at Urn preseut tone.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
IMPOUNDINGS. Ixvoumnn at Dalby, from Jondaryan,on 23rd February, 1866, by order of WilKam Graham, Esq. Drirmgexpenses, 2d. per mile:— 1 piebald mare, O Uke H inside near shoulder: lNack colt, hind feet white, g off shoulder, like JK blotch brand under near shoulder; 1 black horse, star, white feet, P« over H near shoulder, 2 near neck, N near rump; 1 ehesnut filly, white face, near hind foot white, WM near shoulder, W« near rump; 1 ehesnut horse, star, M in circle near shoulder; 1 bar mare, star, MO near shoulder; 1 bay mare, /and If OTer °° conjoined over O near shoulder, top of both ears split; 1 bay horse, hind feet white, O near shoulder, C off shoulder, 2 near thigh; 1 ehesnut hone, blaze, white feet, TV near shoulder; 1 bay mare, blase, near hind foot white, FB near shoulder, foal at foot; 1 ehesnut horse, white free, HL con joined near shoulder, OJ near thigh; 1 bay hone, star, B near shoulder, B off thigh; 1 bay mare, JH conjoined near shoulder; bay filly, stripe, off fore a...
THE WHEAT MARKET. (From the Adelaide Observer.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
THE WHEAT MARKET. (From the Adelaide Observer.) THE high prices of the last two years, are producing a perceptible effect on the wheat and flour market at the present time. Farmers can afford to hold back their produce, and they are now doing so. Tor many years past farming has been rather dull and unprofitable work. Prices wore miserably low, and when this mm round jaar by year ready money with oar agricultural friend* was vary aoaroe. As soon, therefore, aa their cropa were eat they were obliged to force then into the market, and cell them for whatever price they would fetch. Their necessities, and not their will too often eonetrained them to tarn theirpro daee into money m quickly ac poeaiblii How* ever maeh they may have wished to hold back their crops, the naoesaity for money eompeUed them to pat them into the market. Now, this was undoubtedly a drawback from the fair profits which agriculturists had a right to expaet. They could not afford, in many instances, to wait until the...
WIND AND WEATHER. (Taken at Brisbane-above sea level, 70 feet.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
WIND AND WEATHER. (Taken at Brisbane-above sea level, 70 feet.) SUUef Wind mud WeaOer throughout ike Colony: [by ■nemo nuwiAvnx.] Saturday, March 3.-9 a-m.: Lytton, N.E. and cloudy; Cleveland, 9.E. and fine; Dun wieh, eafan and dull; Pilot Station, 8.1. light and fine; Gape Moreton, E., moderate and fine ; Ips wich, calm and cloudy; Gatton, calm and fine; Toowoomba, calm and doudy; Dalby, calm and doudy ; Durah, N.I. and fine; Hawk wood, calm and fine; Gayndah, calm and fine; Golden Fleece, calm and fine; Maryborough, calm and fine; Banana, B.E. and fine; Rock hanpton, calm and doudy; Gladstone, calm and cloudy; Mariborough, fI.R. and doudy; St. Lawrence, 8.8. and doudy; Bigges' Camp, S. E., light and fine; Taroom, V.B. and doudy. Monday, March 5. — Lytton, 8. and doudy; Cleveland, B.E. and doudy i Dunwieh, 8. and doudy; Pilot Station, 8. and doudy; Gape Moreton, 8. and doudy; Ipswich, calm and fine; Gatton, eafan and fine; Toowoomba, cahn and fine; Dalby eafan and fine; Durah, calm...
ADELAIDE. March 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
ADELAIDE. March 6. The markets remain unaltered. March 7. The markets remain firm. March 8. Parliament wQI most probably be adjourned next week. It is recommended that s Select Committee for the purpose of proposing certain alterations in the Constitution Act, be appointed; but nothing wQI be done this season in respect to it.
THE LAND QUESTION IN NEW ZEALAND (From the Lyttelton Times, February 14.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
THE LAND QUESTION IN NEW ZEALAND (From the Lyttelton Times, February 14.) ON Saturday last Mr. Travers gave to the public, through our columns, his calculations of the difference of cost between the system of bor-&lt;*> rowing upon the security of the waste lands and his proposed system of selling portions of the land at a reduce* pries. With a real desire to do justice to any proposal intended to pro mote the welfare of the province, we have ex amined Mr. Travers* figures carefully and re peatedly. We have consulted experienced accountants and mathematicians ripe from the University. We have invited suggestions from politicians, sheep-farmers, and speculative l—« 1 buyers. And we have now to confess that the eonehtsions of Mr. Travers remain quite rntelM gible to us and to all whom we have consulted. Home distance down the figures, indeed, an acute observer may go with understanding, but the remainder is intricacy itself: worse than a puzzle, it is a chaos of figures. Pe...
MELBOURNE. March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
MELBOURNE. March 3. The entries for the Autumn Races are the smallest recorded for several years. The Tariff Bill has been passed by the Legis-&lt;*> lative Assembly. Wheat is flna. March 5. The flock owners hare petitioned floycm ment to divide the colony into districts to ensure the better prevention from scab. The flour market is better, and prices are flrm. A cargo of GUtfornian wheat hat been par* chased at 7s. 9d. per bushel. Malt is very scarce. March 6. Watts, » timber merchant, has been con- Tkted of forgery, and has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment with hard labor. - Flour is quoted at ten shillings in advance of former priest. Wheat is priced at from 7s. 6d. Bs. per bushel. March 7. The Black Swan, from Tasmania, entered the Heads yesterday. She reported having lost two cabin passengers, who were swept over* boarcL The brcadstufl* market is very active. March 8. There are still rumors afloat that the Go vernor has resigned. They are, however, un founde...
GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATIONS. WE take the following from the Government Gazette of Saturday, March 3:— NEW MAGISTRATES.—Burne, Felix, Warrego, Saunders, Alexander. Mitchell; Hanmer Thomas, Talgai; Pratten, George Lore, War wick ; Sharkey, John Philip, Commissioner of Crown Lands, Burke DUtnct; William Hewi son Richards, and not William Richards, as gfren in the General Commission publiuhed in the Government Gazette of the 15th February, 1808. Appoibimmtt.—John Philip Sharkey, Esq., to be Commissioner of Crown Lands for the District of Burke. Th* Post Curtis Electorate.—His Excel lency the Governor hereby directs it to be notified, that he has been pleased, with the adrice of the Executire Council, to appoint Rockhainptou, in the electoral district of Rockhampton, to be a polling place for taking the poll at the election of a memberto serre in the Legislature A^'cnibV of Queensland, for the electoral district o, r -r; Curtis, in the erent of the election beh B ivi. ttfsted in such distri...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
VICTORIA. WE have Melbourne papers to February 26th. The following extracts are from the Argus:- None of the goods subject to the imposts contained in the new tariff imported by the Ethio- pian and the Essex have as yet been pasasd at the Custom-house. Probably the importers have hopes that the tariff wOl not become law, and are therefore disposed to refrain from pay ing duties as long as they can, seeing how diffi cult it is to recover from the Government money that has passed into the treasury. Upwards of ninety horses were shipped on Saturday on board the ship Harkaway,at Sand ridge Town Pier, for the Calcutta market, to which port the vessel is bound. The horses are a carefully selected lot. There are several thoroughbreds amongst them, and all appear to be well-bred animak. They are all from four to six yean, and from them can be selected hones fit for carriages or buggies, for cross-country riding, or for any kind of hack work. They hare been got together by picking from mobs ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
NEW ZEALAND. News from Auckland to March 1 has been received. The rebels are now more quiet, and appear completely cowed. Hit Excellency the Governor and Major General Chute hare arrived at Auckland. Colonel Lyons hat taken possession of the strongest position on the east coast. The markets in Auckland are Terr quiet.
NEW ZEALAND. NOTES ON PASSING EVENTS. (From the Correspondent of the S. M. Herald.) Auckland, February 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
NEW ZEALAND. NOTES ON PASSING EVENTS. (From the Correspondent of the S. M. Herald.) Auckland, February 15. GENERAL Chute has completed his Wan-&lt;*> ganui campaign, for the present at least, by a return march to Wanganui from New Plymouth. The experience of his inland expedition was expedition fully confirmed by bit coast march. There was no want of enemies to oppose him, but there was no evidence of spirit on their part for the task. Hence his march was nearly bloodless, only a very few natives ever coming within rifle range of his troops. The Waria Pa, which was known to be strong, and to have long been a sort of head-quarters station of the rebeb, was taken with but a few shots fired. One of oar men was killed and four more or leas wounded, while the dead bodies of four natives ware found. Thus it b evident that the spirit of obstinate resistance b dying out at Wanganui amongst the rebels, who seem to be alwaya ready now to give way if at all pressed even by Tory infe...
MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
MAURITIUS. BY the Southern Cross we (Melbourne Argus) have intelligence from Mauritius to the 10th January. The following is from the Commercial Gazette (Port Louis), of January Bth:— The intewgenee we hare to oonvey, as finr m eommeree is eonesraed, is lessened in import ance on account of the new year* holidays, which are kept here by aD nissses, so that work m town and country entirely tciaitu during the first three, and partially daring the first six days of the year. At the tine we write, busi ness is gradually being resumed, and next week there will be more activity. The state of the weather is now becoming highly interesting to all concerned in our agri culture, and at present there are many beyond in the island who directly or indirectly are de pendent on our agricultural prosperity. We hare had torrents of rain, which where not expected so early; and although much good has been done to the plantations for the next crop, the present one has been considerably diminished. In o...
DALBY. March 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
DALBY. March 7. The banquet given to the Hon. J. P. Bell yesterday was a great success. Mr. Sidney was in the chair, and there were about seventy per-&lt;*> sone present. Tfco akMMe of sam ia irit vmrj Bach, and feed is beeoauag Toy aoarae. feraral earn of plraro-poMuuoia have beea repotted nawafly.
Telegraphic Intelligence. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) TOOWOOMBA. March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
Telegraphic Intelligence. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) TOOWOOMBA. March 3. THE result of the polling for the municipal election was declared to-day. The numbers were the same almost as at the nomination, with the exception of the Central Ward; for thai, Fraeer aad Benjamin equally polled, and the feting rote was given in fevor of Frsaer. In the Boath Ward there ni another eve of equal voting, aad the east was given in fitvor of Flori in preference to Marpherton. March 8. Ike delay ia the arriral of the mail je»Urday aroee from a break-down. Ko serious injury j wm caused, and alarm was especially occasioned from the fact that the proprieton of the eoaehea hare alwayt employed moat careful driven. The District Court waa opened to-day by Mr. Sheppard. The member, of the bar present were Mr. Gore Jones (Crown riesuulur) and Mr. Cooper. There were no criminal cases. Mr. Bawßns, the Pohee Magiefaate, on behalf of the Sheriff, presented the Judge with a pair of white kid glovee, ...
MARYBOROUGH. March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
MARYBOROUGH. March 3. The C.S.S Platypus arrived last evening from Wreck Reef. She reports, that the persons reported to have been seen on the reef were engaged in collecting fiMB. and thrtth^r tteted th^ they iid not Im«* ligads of dU*KM, but only an ordinary flag. They had, when Tinted by the PUtypo*, f&eatj at fnrrmau. Hm Iktfpm laft as,ao«i te^ay f* Bru haae.
SYDNEY. March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
SYDNEY. March 3. The City of Brisbane has arrived; also the steamer Great Victoria. Bertrand, convicted of murder, has written a very long letter to the Executive, to the effect that the eentenee passed upon him wu anjiut, and melting his ianoeenee. Match 5. Hie Rerenue from the Customs for the last month amounts to £64^000. The yield from the gold-fields shows a de crease of twenty per cent. Last ereaing a rery serece accident occurred, by which the walls of Messrs. Molison and Black's stores were blown out, and their stores together with some stores adjoining completely reduced to ruins. The dibru was scattered over an area of at least fire hundred yards, and the windows of the buildings within that radius were all broken. Among the buildings injured may be mentioned those occupied by Messrs. Oreville and Bird, the Telegraphic Agents the -Australian Mutual Proridmt Society j the Bible SoewtrV HaU; the Bsehange; and the office* I of the United Inranmee Company. I The omim of the ex...
ROCKHAMPTON. March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. March 3. The Northern Argus of to-day contains the following report of the result of the election for the Mitchell. There is no mention in it of either Mr. Fairfax or Mr. Fraser. The candi- dates nnmissti 1 wars Mr. Theodore Harden and the Hon. John Ellis. The show of hands was in favor of the latter, bat six electors, da behalf of Mr. Harden, «^-«qH a poll, which took place on February SS. The result was— Harden, 8, aadßOisS. Mr. Harden thus had a majority of It*. March 5. The Criminal Bittings of the District Court commenced this morning and dosed. Wrench miimt Traflbrd, charged with robbing jeweflory, was rsmsndtil fur the production of farther evidence, to the next sittings of the Circuit Court Patrick Bourke, charged with assault and intent, Ac, was convicted and sentenced to tint years* imprisonment. John Maraea, for illegally receiving two fsrged cheques, was smteaosd to soar years' The Ovil Sittings, which wore appointed for Wednesday, will be held to-morrow, wi...
THANKSGIVING DAY IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 10 March 1866
THANKSGIVING DAY IN AMERICA. THANKSGIVING-DAY is always a great institution among the citizens of the United States, and the Thanksgiving-day of 1865 could not fail to be distinguished by unusual rejoicing. Thanksgiving-day is at once the Harvest Feast and Christmas tide of the New World It is not held upon any stated anniversary, and the time of its celebration varies from year to year according to the proclamations of State Governors or Presidents; but somewhere about Advent and Hallowmas a day is set apart among the people of the North as a season of thanksgiving for the blessings of Nature, as an acknowledgment of the fulfilment of the Divine promise which declares that harvest shall crown the industry of man, and as a time for the reconciliation of enemies and for cementing afresh the bonds of union be tween kinsfolk and friends. It is evi dent that in 1865 there was an especial reason for celebrating such a festival. The great family of the nation has been knit together once m...