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TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY. May 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (moat omi TEMOit.irnio coimnsroxm:xï3.) SYDNEY. May 0. Ix Hie case of Dr. Lang v. tho Proprietors of the Herald, neivpaper, tho plainlill' wus no1 present and was nonsuited. A split in the Cabinet is currently reported. The City of Brisbane 1ms sailed for Brisbane. ADELAÏDE. Holders of (lour uro asking .C25 per ton. Tun sevcnlccnlh monthly meeting of the Queensland Building Society «as held liu-l even- ing, nt their odices, Quccn-strect. The directors present were Messrs. Buckley mid Bclbridge. 'fhirly-scvcn shares were sold nt mi average of eighteen per cent. The cash received amounted to JCKJOO. lx our report of Saturday's Polioo Court pro- ceedings, ii was state.l that Iho services of Mr. M'Donncll, Inspcitor of Schools, were called into requisition as interpreter. It should liuvo boen Mr. M'Doiincll of the JYor/A Australian nott spapcr. A Jir.irrrxa of Hie committee of (ho Victorian Cricket Club will bo held this evening, at Iho North Australian Hotel. Somo imp...
THE LATE CRICKET MATCH. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
THE LATE CRICKET MATCH. TO TOE EDITOR OP THE BRISBANE COURIER. Sir,-Some remarks, expressive of surprise at (he result of the match at Ipswich on Saturday, have been made to-day, not very complimentary to (ho players «-ho represented 'Brisbane. That thoy lost their wickets tvith extraordinary ra- pidity cannot bo denied, at tho samo lime ii is not the first installée of good cricketers having shared a similar fate. In a match between tho All-England Elevens, north and south, some years since, one side «as put out in the first innings for ten runs, bul in the second innings thoy scored abovo two hundred. In Tasmania, a few years ago, au eleven made about 15 in their lirsfc innings, but aboyo 150 in their second, li »'evident that all of our cloven «ere in ex- cellent trim for playing, which yvas proved by their superior fielding. Less than ono hour having before their innings, and having only 50 to go in against, thoy calculated upon making al least 100, and the utmost confidenco yva...
SHIPPING. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
SHIPPING. DEPARTURE. Mat 9.-Lion, barque, 215 lons, Captain Bennett, for Sydney. No passengers. Ipswich Steams».-The Brisbane will leave tho A.S.N. Co.'s wharf at 11 o'clock this morning. Tho Queensland, steamer, will leave for Mary- borough, Gladstono, and Rockhampton, at 10 o'clock to-night. Tho steamer Clarence for Rockhampton direct, is lo leavo the A.S.N. Co.'s wharf at hnlf pnst 10 o'clock to-night. Tho Prince Patrick, schooner, sailed from Newcastle on Friday, tho 29th April, and ar- rived at tho Brisbane bar on Thursday last. She experienced strong gales, chiefly from the south east throughout tho passage. Tho Diamond, steamer, towed hor np from the bay to Ralfe wharf yesterday morning. Tho schooner Abbey was, at the date of last advices, loading at Circular Head, 'Tasmania, for Brisbane Captain O'Reilly, the agent of the A. S. N. Company, informs us that the Company intend despatching a steamer fortnightly from Sydncy direct to AVideBay. The Eagle, screw- steamer, is to lea...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. MONDAY, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Monday, May 9. Before the Police Magistrate. Disorderly Conduct.-Sandy, an aboriginal, was fined 10s. or 48 hours in prison, for beha ving in a disorderly manner in the streets. Illegally on Premises.-Atonio Peterson, Larce Erson, and Peter Lendskog, were brought up on the above charge. John Kelly, landlord of the Royal Hotel, said that on Sunday night, about 12 o'clock, he heard several persons speak ing loudly in the yard at the back of his pre mises. He called a policeman, who went for a sergeant, and all three went down into the yard and found the prisoners lying on some bush hay and talking and smoking. He then gave them into custody. The prisonors were Ger- &nbsp; mans, and one of them explained that they had been given permission to lie on the hay by a young man in tho employment of Messrs. Carter and Thrower to whom it belonged. They were discharged. Vaoranoy.-Charles Bees, was sent to gaol for one month, he having no yisiblo moans of 6 Drunkenn...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NOTICES OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NOTICES Ol' MOTIOX. Mr. Edmoxdstoxe to move for leave to bring m u bill lo amend tho " Brisbano Bridgo Act of 1861." Mr. Blakexey to movo for leavo to introdtico a bill to amend tho lows respecting the liability of innkeepers, and to prevent certain frauds on them. Mr. Douglas lo move,-that an Address bo presented to tho Governor, praying that his Excellency will bo pleased to cause to be laid on the tablo of tho House, copies of despatches addressed by his Excellency lo tho Secretary or Slate, relating lo tho dissolution or the first Parliament of Queensland and the subsequent elections, together with Iho replies received thereto. Mr. Douglas lo move,-That an Address bo presented to the Governor, praying that his Excellency will bo pleased to causo to bo laid on the tablo or this líouse,' copies ol correspon- dence that may havo passed between tho Secre- tary for Lands and AVorks, the Selector ol Agri cultural Reserves, and other interested parties, relative t...
THE COURIER. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
®Öe (tolmer* PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, MAY IO, 18G1. A STAXDAKO authority remarks, when writing of Hie earlier stages of American history-" lu sttnlying the laws which wera " promulgated at the lirstora of tlio Amc " ricaii republics, it is impossible not to be " struck by the remarkable acquaintance " with the science of Government, and the " advanced theory of legislation which they " display.*' No historian of Australia will have it in his power to speak in such highly eulogistic terms of our colonial statute-books, unless it be in reference to a. few isolated enactments. Instead ol' fol- lowing the noble example set by the Pil- grim .Fathers two hundred years ago, and whieli will, in many respects, remain a pat- tern to the end oí time, slavish copyistn seems to bo the acme oí our legislators. There is au apparent abhorrence of any de- parture from the beaten track which woultl do honor to tlio rankest Tory who ever sat in the Kouso of Gommons, or growled out fierce anathemas up...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
17101t SALE, a SOCIABLE, almost new, 7 yvith plated Harness, cheap. Inquiro Office of Ibis paper._4113 CIUPERIOR HOBART TOWN PALINGS k5 now on sale. li. HUTCHINS, Queen si reel. '1301 ßAA CEDAR and AMERICAN PINK DUU DOORS, assorted sizes, FOR SALE, at reduced prices. R. HUTCHINS, Quccn strect. 3127 1 AAA PAIRS CEDAR and AMI-TRI 1UUU CAN PINE SASHES FOR SALE, Cheap. H. HUTCHINS, Queen-street. 3128 Ç%r\ TONS English nnd Scotch OALVA ¿i\J NIZED IRON, G, 7, 8, and 9 feet length', no«- ON SALE, in largo or Bmnll quantities. R. HUTCHINS, Queen-street. 2G70 N 0 AV ON SALE nt the VICTORIA SALE ROOMS : 100 bugs Primo MAIZE 100 bags BRAN 13 tons ADELAIDE FLOUR 100 bags POTATOES (primo sample). 3701 R. HUTCHINS, Queen-street. A C\ DALES PROLE OATEN HAY, now LX\J on sale. 11. HUTCHINS, Victoria Sale Rooms, Queen-street. _4100 TO STOREKEEPERS AND OTHERS. 30 TONS POTATOES-A Primo Snmplo, now on sale. R. HUTCHINS, Qucou 4300 LAND ORDERS ! LAND ORDERS ! I E HUTCHINS, of tho Victoria Snlo . Rooms, Q...
FIRE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
EI11E COMMITTEE. A mi i UM! of tho niembcis of Iho 1 iro Coin initiée was held, in Iho Mumtipiil Comitil Chamber, testeulay, at noon 'J ho gentlemen picunt «eio-Ali Jems (in tho iliair), mid .Missis Booth, Drury,Tiurfii\, Petligro« Pugh, A\ighl, IMmondstono, .1 Mai knell, mid Peii^ Hie minuits of the pietious mteling hating bctn leal und lonflimed, tho Seuelmy und ii kitti «huh had been sent by tho sub commit tee to the unions insiiimico companies, asking them to subsenbo £500 among them foi the pinehill» of a Hie engine Iho SicitiiiiiY slated that no icphts had bien lett it td 'Iho following letter «as read fiom Mi Pet tigrow - "Brisbano, 2GlhApiil, 18G1 "'lo (ho Chaiiman ol tho Citi/ens Ino Committee "Su,-In tomplmnto with a íequtsl fiom tho last mealing ol the aboto Commit tie, 1 nott beg to submit nit pioposed plan foi supplying willi r foi extinguishing lues "It is biiellt as lollotts -T Mould hatea lout pump litttd to a spaio tnguiu I batt fixed beti twtli mpes fiom Hit mel to...
THE TERCENTENARY OP SHAKESPEARE. WRITTEN AFTER READING SOME MISERABLE DOGGEREL IN THE "GUARDIAN" OF THE ORU INSTANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
THE TERCENTENARY OP SHAKES- PEARE. yVRlTTEN AFTER UEADINO SOME MISERABLE 1)00 OEREL IN TUE "GUARDIAN" Or THE Ol'U INSTANT. Immortal Siiakesteahe I has it como lo pass, That some conceited, cmply-headod ass, AVrites lines in pi/// to thy mem'ry dear, And pours out Itvnddlo in tho public ear I If thou art looking on Ibis world belo«-, Tf mortal beings arc thy study now, Melhinks thy spirit's rest must be disturb'd AVhilo silly rhymcstor's drivel on uiiciirb'd, And daub (hy mem'ry o'er yvith vapid praise, Deeming thoy add lo thy still verdant bays. Let them apostrophizo somo -kth-rato stur, Or sing of " Luna's bright triumphal ear," Or, moro congenial still, yvrito odes to cats, Or-still moro filling-to tho purblind bats; Let them spoil paper by tho sheet or quh'e, Bul never need their paltry souls aspiro To add ono spark of lustro to thy fame, Or shod more radiance on thy deathless name. No need hast thou of richly-storied urn, Or marble bust, or monumental cairn ; Suffice it, if by y...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
for ipswich. «&&. mHE Steamer SETTLER, from I®; X Raff's Wharf, THIS DAY (Tucs SjSlftíó 10th instant, at 1 p.m. W>) p. W. JACKSON, 4UG_Master. ííñÉCT EXCURSION TO THE FLYING CLOUD AND OTHER SHU'S IN THE BAY. _ *S«i TTMEE Steamer DIAMOND will leave §§¡§Í£; X Raff's Wharf, on WEDNES jlAy^lith instant, at 10 o'clock a.m. sharp, re- turning tlio same Evening at G o'clock. This Mill alford intending Passengers and Visitors an opportunity of inspecting the different Vessels now lying i» tu0 Bn>' Fares, there and back, 5a. each._430S "ÖüiENSLAND STEAM NAVIGATION ^ COMPANY. «Sfok milE MAIL STEAMER QUEENS 3-WL X LAND, will leave for MARY- BOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCK- HAMPTON, This Day, TUESDAY, May 10, at 10 p.m. 58 JOHN STEPHENS, Secretary. «Sivv A USTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI Jggi-OL GATION COMPANY. STEAM TO SYDNEY. - The CITY OF BRISBANE, 4S hours aftor arrival. TO ROCKHAMPTON DIRECT. - Tho CLARENCE, Tins Day, TUESDAY, May 10, at lO'SO p.m. No advanco in rates. TO MARYBOR...
FOUNDERING OF THE BARQUE PRINCE ARTHUR, ONE HUNDRED MILES FROM LAND. (From the Newcastle Correspondent of the S. M. Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
FOUNDERING OF THE BARQUE PRINCE ARTHUR, ONE HUNDRED MILES FROM LAND. (From the Newcastle Correspondent of the S. M. Herald.) It is somewhat remarkable that while one shipwrecked crew was receiving the hospitality of Mr. Harpur, another so soon should seek shelter under the same roof-all within a few hours. Yes ; this somewhat romantic and isolated dwelling, standing on a ridge over- looking the vast Pacific Ocean, became the tem- porary abode of two shipwrecked crews ; for, scarcely had a portion of the crew of the ill- fated Grecian made themselves comfortable for &nbsp; the night, when the captain and chief officer of the equally ill-fated barque Prince Arthur also demanded shelter from the pitiless storm which &nbsp; was still raging with unabated fury. With regard to the loss of this vessel it ap- pears she left this port on last Thursday week with a cargo of 700 tons coal, bound for Dune- din, N.Z. Shortly after leaving the vessel began to leak in the after part...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
SHIP MAILS. The nimia for Rockhampton and Poit Denison, per the Clnrence (s ) w ill be ma Je up and closed at the General Po-t Oilhe, a- under, lins day (Tuesday) - For registeied leiten at 5 pin, and nil o'her letters and non ..p tpci s ¡it S p in The mails for 31 art borough, Gayndah, and Glad-tone, per the Quccn«l md (- ), will be mi le up and closed at the Ocuer.il Po-t-ofU'c, this day (Tuesday) as under - Foi registeied ktters at 5 p m, and for ordinary letteis and nett spapeis at 8 p in
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
Auction Sales. ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION, to be held by MARTIN Ai DICKSON, . at the City Auction .Mart, during the current week, commencing each day at 11 a.m. : . TUESDAY 5 Tons Flour, in 200 lb. bags 50 Bags Capo Barley. AVEDNESDAY (As per Advertisements.) , THURSDAY Wines Champugno Cycler Cordials Rum. SATURDAY Flour Mitizo Potatoes Aie., Aie., A.c. Aud at 2 p.m., on the ground, yvhere luncheon will be provided, PADDINGTON, being portions, 212 and 213, parish of North Brisbane. 4378 AUCTIONEER'S .NOTICE. PADDINGTON, AA*EST BRISBANE. IN consequence of delay in completing the clearing of the ground al Paddington, Hie Proprietor bus deemed it prudent to postpone the 6itle"of this suburb until SATURDAY, May 11, at 2 p.m., For the purpose or allowing the public ample time to inspect every allotment, and Litho- graphs of the properly can bo obtained on ap- plication at the City Auction Mart. The talc will be held on the ground nt the hour and day above-mentioned, mid (he public will...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
BIRTH. M'KELLAR.—On the 9th instant, at her resi- dence, No. 3, Hodgson's Buildings, the wife of R. W. M'Kellar, Esq., of a son. MARRIAGES. BAILEY—PEARCE.—On May 6, by the Rev. Joseph Buckle, at the residence of the father, Henry Arthur, eldest son of Alexander Arthur George Weatherfield Bailey, of Bris- bane, to Mary Ann Pearce, of Bristol, Eng- land. HOBSON—BAILEY.—On May 7, by the Rev. J. Fletcher, at the residence of the father of the bride, Edmund Jephson, third son of Henry Hobson, of Bath, England, to Ellen, eldest surviving daughter of Alexander Arthur George Weatherfield Bailey, of Brisbane, Queensland.
WATER POLICE COURT. MONDAY, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 10 May 1864
WATER POLICE COURT. MONDAY, MAY 9. BEFORE the Water Police Magistrate. &nbsp; ASSAULT.—Henry Drewry, Robert Reilly, and Joseph Walkie, seamen, were charged with assaulting the officers of the British ship Excel- sior, now lying in Moreton Bay. Mr. M'Donald, Water Police Inspector, de- posed that the prisoners had been given into his custody by the chief officer of the ship on the morning of the 5th inst., on a charge of mutinous conduct and of assaulting the officers. Charles Augustus Brand, chief officer of the ship, said that at 7 o'clock, on Thursday evening, Julian Walkie and Robert Drewry came aft and said that they wanted some medicine ; and on going out to give it to them he observed that the prisoners were the worse for liquor. Witness went forward with the second officer to ascer- tain where they had got the liquor, and found that a scuttle in the forccastle leading to the hold had been opened. He was nailing it down when the second officer called to him to " Look o...
AN EPIGRAM SUGGESTED BY THE RECENT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 11 May 1864
AN EP1GRAAI SUGGESTED BY RECENT ELECTION. Tres nilorniit fortes Urbls no»a iota pctitum IClviiliis, et Thomas , teillus hospcs erut Ule vltlet in Cilbiuin se linbroig.goioio ecce* ictiistitin, ,?*# Bobby quod Angloriim nomine drotuí adest. Cet nlt, et lu aolltua subito se contiilit umbras. Civtiilu Exorilur prutlimis Amliltlo. Hie n leinploroiii uiutitis itiiue lollete iel lils , l|ise rtilt mptur nu laiiililiiis ante lullt. Nain nun un eut us Inlet Inn1 Intet l|M'rtdeniptor. bptellis 11 u spri tis 'loin liigit Isto (Ionium, Ciubiis oiniii Ililli iitiiii ttitn (tul stillliIt huuHus ; Ki! ulo liiiäbunils sullluisi'cco tuos ! N. W. AV.
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. TUESDAY, May 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 11 May 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Tuesday, May 10. Brisbane- 9 am Barometer (corrected; 30 079 , thermometer (shade) GG 3 , ditto (drv bulb) 6G 5 , chtto(wet bulb)63 I, force of windi, direction, SAV , cloud 1, weather, fine (Per ilectric Telegraph ) AViM) u>u A\ eather-L)tton, W, and fine Ipswich, calm and fine. Laidley, cihn and dull, Toowoomba, calm and duU, Dray- ton, calm and dull, A\ arw ltk, S E , and tloutU , Dalby, S , and fine Sstpnfv -9 am-Barometer (corrected), 30116, thermometer (-hade), 515, ditto (tiri blub). 515, ditto (Vet bulb), 53 3, forte of wind, 0 , direction, - , cloud, 10 , weather, calm, fine
COTTAGE BUILDING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 11 May 1864
COTTAGE BUILBiya COMPAXY. UtB LjtlcHon P &lt;.« of Apnl lilli ins the follow ni, on Iho subject of »tipphin0 the tlefi cienc} ot lion a aceonimolihou in one of tho pi ounces ol Î! cn /e iliind - Hou e aeenmmodltion atarea onable late bus lone, been felt to bo n gunt ] ubhc desideia tun ni Christelmich It 1 us beenfoi soiuetimo past nlmost a ni ittei of nnpo smiht} to obtain house except at most exorbitant mid di pro poitionito lcntnl Dwelling deficient not onli m the commits bul ni the decent its of life lint lulim to tommnndid such lu"h puces ns to lendei it a milla of diflicultj foi n person ol limited menus to find a pi ice in which to settle his fnmih lo obi i ile tins ei ii nn assoeintion ot lnlluenli d gentlemen lins been formed for the pmpo e of building tottnges ninth might be ltt ni n model ite mimili nut and which will not onli nlloul comfortable accommodation to tho e who niisht be ni luced io occupx Hiern but will ret in na good pel eel tn"e to those who have nne...