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NOTES AND NEWS [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
3STOTBS .AJSTD 2STEW3. Mr. Jacesos's Esteutaivmext. — The en tertaimncat £*ivcn hy Mr. Jackson on Thursday ni jh£ was successful. The gal vanic battery* was a sonrca of great amuse ment ; many adventurous youths danntlcssly submitted to the electric intjneuce and weic misrliti'.y astonished at the result, some grlidy smiled and cnleavoared to pass off the shock to their fejlin^s as a capital joUc, l-ut thjy only got laughed at for their pains. The exhibitor then delivered a iihort and instructive I jcturo upon electricity in general, but lightning iu particular, pointing oat how its destructive powers mijrlit bo avoided. The magic lantern was next introduced, and numerous scenes from M.s. Betchsr Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin exhibited. The interview between die owner of Tom and Eliza aud Little Harry and tha Slave dealer, irhen an srraugemeiit is made for their purchase by the latter. —Tlie flight of E'iza with Little H irry, and tiic crossing of the Ohio upon the the broken ice — Farc...
TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
TURKEY. The war between the Turks and Mon tenegrins is being carried on with much ac tivity. Almost daily contests take place, and mush bravery iEdisnlryedon both sides'. Two engagements were reported die other day in which the insurgents were worsted. During one a curious incident, of medieval colour occurred. In die midst of the fight die chief an adjacent convent, with 50 stal wart priests, sallied out to the assistance of the insurgents. Their aid was not blessed; die insurgents fl ed. and on die field lay the corpses of the head of the convent aud 11 of bis men. Other engagements have been re ported favourable to die insurgents.
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
COKOXE1VS INQUEST. A ConosEu's inquest was hcM before X\r. \ Bonlands, cowner, at the Sovereign Hotel. | Little I|tsn-ich, on Thursday afternoon last, I touching the death of John Carter, formerly landlord of tlic Sovereign Hotel. Emily Sarah TrcadiveH deposed : I reside at Little Ipswich, about nine o'clock on the evening of Friday weak last, John Carter, his wife, asd foiir children were at my house : Carter and his wife ircrc both tipscy ; the children were lying ou the sofa; some of them cried, and Sirs. Carter went to correct them ; she beat one or two of them, and in doing so Carter said he would not have them beat; Mrs. Carter then pushed Carter with her band, and be being very tipsev fell when Carter was on the ground. Sirs. Carter pushed bim with her knee, but did not kneel on him ; my husband then took Carter away into the yard and soon afterwards brought hint hack into the hoasc. Carter and his wife were then good friends : Carter did not complain of having received any h...
PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
PRUSSIA. The great topic in Prussia during the last month has been the elections, The govern ment has been iu die most open and direct wav endeavouring to influence the choice of electors, but it is doubted whether it has doue more good to itself than harm by this course. Circulars have been issued from the different departments of State to their re spective officers tlironghout the country. calling upon them to oppose by all means in dieir power 'The Democrats, Belf-stylerl Progressists, and their allies.' One result has been to call forth protests from various 1. ? Mu n in. U.- ? «l ? I m I. win i —tlinif li.i i iUfwi-i ceedings, A singular incident lately took place at Berlin. A private letter, written by die Minister of Finance to the Minister of War. and containing confidential information of high importance, was surreptitiously- ob- tained by a newspaper and published, to die great scaudal of the ministerial part}' and die amusement of people in general. In this letter M. von ...
DENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
DEVMAEK. Tlie Bigsraad voted on die 8th of April die extraordinary Credit of 1.000,000 ryks daler, for the contraction of an iron-plated vessel. The Danish ambassador to the Federal Diet has delivered a written protest to tlie President of the Diet against a resolution of the Assembly, recently adopted at die in stance of Austria mid Prussia, and sanction ing the principle of intervention on the part of the Confederation placed by die inter national treaties entirely out of die power of (rcnuany. He has also declined to accept die 'resolution on die part of the Danish government, and die Diet, then-fore, has resolved to communicate ?ts dcterzmnatian to the eonrt of Denmark through the Russian minister at Copen hagen,
AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
ADSTniA. The Austrian government has decided on the construction of an iron fleet, which is to be kept up at all times to die strength of the Italian navv. The Vicuna journals «f the 21th April announce tliat preparatory measures are Uciug taken by die War Department for the purpose of effecting an important reduction in the Austrian army. This announcement contradicts a rumour which was once again gaining currency, that Austria, in the event of the French troops leaving Rome, would endeavour to replace thein, seek a quarrel with Italy, and try ultimate conclusions thus with die new kingdom.
THE IONIAN ISLANDS [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
THE lOXIAJf ISLANT-S. The usual seditious address Las just been presented by die Legislative Assembly of the Ionian Islands, and met by an answer of more than usual firmness. In its reply to die speech of tlie Lord High Commis sioner, the Ionian Parliament declares diat die union of the Ionian Islands widi Greece, is the only means of improving the actual state of affairs. The Lord High Commis sioner reminds the Parliament that it has no right to discuss the question of union, as EnglanrT. with the protectorate, has taken upon herself its rights and duties.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 21 June 1862
Married On the 14th instant, at St. John's Church, Brisbane, by the Rev. John Mosely, William John Taylor, of Joint Stock Bank, Ipswich, &nbsp; to Mary, second daughter of the late Robert Willis, Esq., Wheathill, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
DANGEROUS CONDITION OF FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
DANGEROUS CONDITION OF FRANCE. (From the TahUtA Tbe Emperor and his Ministers are Cully aware of the dangerous condition of France, and must be presumed to be prepared for all consequences. Between LiUe and Rouen a million of operatives are in want of bread. The distress is extreme. Dut the thermome ter and barometer are now the statesman's chief study. The next harvest is a question of life and death, if not for prance and society, at least for the dynastv. In another f.-.rtni.sht we shall know' what the prospects arc. A bad or scanty harvest, involving an expenditure of some £20,000,000 would bring to a fearful climax tbe present diffi culties of the trading and manufacturing interests. A social upheaving might easily ensue, that would subvert everything. In such a ease resistance being impossible, a diversion would be the only chance. But the only possible diversion would be a foreign war, pretexts for which are abundant if they were necessary. But if in a fortnight or a month, t...
ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY. (From the Times.) j At the last meeting of this Society, an in ? i turreting account was given by Mr. George j W. E-irl, of tbe Shell Mounds, in the Malav I Peninsula. I Mr. Karl, having occasion to visit Wel lesloy Province to examine the watercourse between the Leber and K.ih M;tti Lagoons aud the Mndah river, came upon a dome shaped mound composed of cnckle-sIieU 18 feet high, and nearly 2iX- paces in circuit, undoubtedly formed by human agency. The surrounding country presents a nearly uninterrupted level all round, except to die north-west, where, aliout a mile off. were a cluster of oth.-r mounds, which are largclv dn!j uy the Chinese for lime-burning. 1'liu shells adhere together in lumps by the crystallisation of the carbonate of lima, showing tlius their great antiquity. Tiu Chinese had made an excavation di rectly into the centre of one of these mounds, the walls of which formed a kind of crater 25 (xt hi«-h. Qoclvomug -50 cubic feet to the ton, about...
RETURN OF MR. WALKER. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
KETURN OF MR. WALKER. ] (Frosa the Soclhamplon Bulletin.) BIb/Walker arrived in Itoekliaajpton on Monday last, and we Lave been ena bled, in conversation with him, to gather same Additional particulars relating to his journey, and the general aspect of the country from the Gulf of Carpen taria homewards. It mill be recollected that 'Walker left Captain Xormau for the purpose of attempting to follow up Buike's trail, on the tilst December. He took with him 130 days' rations of flour, tea, and sugar ; and 50 lbs. of ri'je, SO ltis. of peas, and only thirty days* meat. This small supply of meat voild not have j mattered muck bat for tna circumstance ! that they had only a few caps for their | fowling pieces. The party also suffered i much inconvenience from not having any nails for the horses' shoes, and otlier deficiencies, which, it appears, Walker hoped to make good on his meeting Captain Xonnan on the Flinders. F«* same unexplained, reason, liGuuivot, they did not meet eacn onier. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
/~| N S A L E . — 100 Cases apples. B. FOBBEST, The AVuarf. Ipswich. MB. JACKSON'S LAST GBAKD TBEAT, at tlic School of Arts, with the D I S«E OLTIKG VIEWS, GALVAXIC BATTKEY Experiments, CHEMICAL Experiments. PHBEXOIjOGT. &a. TEIS (XGESDlAT) ETEKIKG, June 21. Admission, 1b. ; reserved Beats, Is. 6a : children. 6d. ? - Doorp open at ualf-past 7 o'clock. Tjrr ANTED. ;a PAIB of SAV.YEES. t 11 cut C*jdar in town. Amilv to JOlRk MDOKALD. KlIuaV.ro-.igh-str.-ct. SHEPHERDS. TirAVTED. TWO (JOOD SHEPHEHDS, » for Cressbrool. Aiiplj- a( ance to «. II. TIIJ5OX & CO. COTTAGE W.^NTED T1TAKTKO to rent a comfortahlo ('/ll' 1 1 TAUK of tlirec or Amr rooms, in a rcipectaMi: jwrt of the twn. Apply to Messrs. HEXUREK & OO. TirHEREAS I have in mv poss..-ss?on a W BEH and Wini'K lUUKKIl white b.ick. H M off side, and tojis ofT boih uai s. Any one having a better claiaJ to lu-r titan I have, is requested to mr-kc apr-3icati«u to me WTLMAV CV TLEB. Ipswich, June 23rd, 1862. £3 EEWA11...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
NOTICE OF REMOVAL. ? 0 ? TTAVIKG TAKEN THOSE PREMISES IN BBISBANE-STBEET, LATELY OCCUPIED BY MR. F. M'LOUGHLIN, TOBACCONIST, Will open the same on or about the FIRST DAY OF JULY NEXT, TVITH VN ENLARGED AND WELL-SELECTED STOCK OF GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES, JEWEIiLERY, &c, -?-=- — _ When he V 't ntln »»«-J;-'J— t''''*r*mliSc tl1^ 'Residents in the Town and ncfchbour^ooa-nav?3acc«r3cTto him since lie commenced business; assuring them of every attention being paid to their orders, having more convenience fur carrying on liis business. Ipswich, 24th Jane, 1S62.
ROCKHAMPTON COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
eosk.'ia'wpto:; euniF.nciAi,. T/j-ia.u.3'* Hoas= as;» Stock RrrtaT. — i JI- tt'37^»aU r--;-.-rt- — tin tlal!iu-*s notict-J ; in Hit report has, tosom; extent, continued. T:i.: nv-h nf uabroksn hows yirrled on Sa turday lverc, with tii« e&ception of tlirti haiil. al! dijjKJs^d «f, a great Uek of wai pctiti.iu was discernible, an* prices rer.li iC-\ w»rc nit wit'iin frosty per cent, of previ ous ratjs. G-io-1 broken in roadsters an: s*:i! ia demand, and private sal. s cili-tt.vl during tlf w-sek. ,'fthis description .if stock hiv:- idiy unii*aiaed f.rraer qniptitloas. Vr-i:ii-!2-'B--i'.-:ek?. — T!:' sn^plr ia f:ie mar ker of t:«s \inil of st.--k i-- '!'-t'eii-:il to tin «lL-ii.ind. anl an n-!v.iin-e ??) tsruvi-irs mtes djv ix- iju itui. rftur^ C;'t'.ic. — So transac tnnts^il'.— v-a£ In t'..c :nti!;rt — much inquire.! afrer. ar;T vm\.i mctt wi;li reviy »«.;«;. Slij^T'- — M:iT!:'t l.ar?: dcmiii'Lbrisic. 11. C. Maikozic r;n ns hiviaff a iniil at:ja-lsaue at his £%-li n--akly sale...
THE ELECTORAL [?] [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
THE-ElXCTOnAl-snrA. - - Sis, — In the Courier x report of the proceed ings of the Legislative Assembly on the 1st May last year, I and that the Colonial Se cretary stated that ' the present law, in his opinion, gave the privilege of voting to every man wtio chose to obtain it, and Iiu did not sec that creator freedom could be accorded.' In fact, last year, when the artful aud un scrupulous dodge by which he secured his own seat for tliu Leicbhardt was fresh in his memory, lie did not scruple to avow that there was no necessity for the restoration of the franchise which had been abrogstca by die bungling interpretation of tlie Ordersin Council, so long as any man cor.ld obtain the Hme right by chicanery. This year, however, a change has come o'er the spirit of his dream; and although the remarks made by him in proposing the second read ing of die Electoral Belorm Sill, display the came political turpitude, the occasion for displaying it is one of a diametrically opposite character: f...
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
_ iu.iL iusA:,-Gr:Mi:.vrj5 at run Bfcaift. wos* office. [?] T!»? fo-- -.ii; Mails arrire at their desti- I ?l-'ion R5 ;'11o-.ts :— Iirt^rANi: .. Daily. Saiday exceptnd. 10 TorwonitHA \Tidir»d.iy. 11 ajii. ; Stitur niy. -?; p.m. Pn*.TTf-y ? We.i:i -s.'.iy, nor.n ; Sstiinlry , 6 p-n:' TTaEwick .. Tiio^bv. 1 run. ; Satnrdav, 11 a.ra. NWVXGI ,. Frirlsy, noon. TIic fol-oirinc MnHs are cnntiircnt fir t-ai-: (H tiu arrivals ot*thBStmni»r=; and for the*:; s:oh arrans.-mciits arc mnde as an* jn^1* t likely ti njest ;i-i!-lie eimvonit?ncerviz.: Morybiiiiiiigli, (i^idstini. ari'l RvkUarnii ron. e^ery alternate Scud.iy or M«n d*y. «s notifli'd in t'l.i I.»eal' papers of tb-. p'-ex-ions Triilay aal Saturday. Xe-v Srt:it!i \\T3.\-* and tlic other Austra lia-a colonies as opportnnity offers, nenally t-wice a week- Honrs of el'«s in.sr rsbibhul at lJo?t OlBcr. Enrr.r-e, on seme day varying from the loPi to tiic liit'j of e'\-ery month; mti'V* b?iT» always «ven of die p-irticnlir iliy.
PATRICK O'MULLIGAN [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 24 June 1862
PATRICK O'MUUJGAN. !Sin, — As ??Dutl, of the last Quermlar.d Timct, appeal? to he » Sew C1si:jh. and tliat be has becu seized witii a longing desire to know the character and history «*' Mr.O'Mulligan. I will endeavour with your kind permission tn describe tilt object' of Ids fccwildemicnt, sufaras die disconl^ntcScnicntsoC ilUsiini litude, ciintraricty, jiiety, voapaincc, pas eions. fashions, pride, niianncss.trolic. oddity, Sx^&cvan lie touched upon without too much intrusion on vour valuable columns. To commence, then, Sir, I jnay at onc-- state that he is a man of texts, and resembles in many traits of character the Great Casitnir of Poland, iuasmurfi as he professes to lie a man of peaca, though always quarreling: that he is rcrj- ranch addicted to the geii tcel excitements of love and wine, and tliat tbe world was near losing: him not many weeks ago, just in the same way that Casi niir was lost — bv a fall from his horse — I jnny further inform 'Boz,' that Mr. O'Mul li...