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THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CONGRESS. LONDON, June 28. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COSGBSSS. LONDON, June 28. At the Chamber of Commerce Con gress Sir John Hubboek and Lord Kn&teford welcomed the delegates. Lord Brassey moved a resolution in favor of closer commercial onion and Free Trade. In his speech he stated there were unmistakable . signs that En gl and could not occupy an exclusive position in Australian markets either as buyers or sellers. Mr Malcolm Fraser [ in a fair trade speech, seconded the resolution and advocate*^ free trade within the .empire and protection with out. The resolution was carried. Mr Madley stated a Cobdenite fiscal union, based on preferential duties, would be dangerous, and advised the colonies to adopt free trade. Sir Charles Tupper moved an amendment advocating a slight differential duty against im ported foreign article?, chiefly favor ing a five shilling duty on corn. A motion favoring a commercial union on a basis of free trade within the Empire was adjourned. Mr Clarke I (Auckland), Mr Graham (C...
PRINCE BISMARCK. LONDON, June 28. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
PROTCE BISMAECK. I LoirooH,3EneZo. I Prince Bismarck privately assured the Burgomaster of Aishnrg. that there was danger ahead of Germany's foreign and home policy, which were likely to cause the voting man Wil liam, bitter regrets. The Social Demo crats were not really placated, and some day they would push open the door with a blow, Bed place William's ehair outside. He believed Mr Glad stone would establish , a working partnership with France if a crisis j occurred, and a popular voice demand ] | Bismarck*b recall.
EARL SALISBURY'S MANIFESTO. LONDON, Jane 27. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
EARL SALISBURY'S MANI FESTO. LONDON, Jane 27. ] Earl Salisbury's manifesto recog nises the mouientons interest felt in the diminution of poverty and the prevention of ruinous disputes in trade. He promises amendments in tbePoor Law, and protection to the lives and health of the industrial commu nity, and eays no party can refuse the latter, but the unanimous wish of the working classes at the present election is to decide whether Parliament is to grapple immediately with these ques tions or devote the whole time to the discussion of Ireland. The election is of terrible importance to the ' loyal minority who oppose separation in Ireland. A victory over them by their ancient enemies would he disas trous, and electors ought to shrink from the rash experiment, as it would | be a great outrage on the liberty and | good faith of Ulstermen.
WOOL MARKET. LONDON, June 27. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
WOOL MARKET. LONDON, June 27. The Aoiericau demands for wool are 8till good, and prices are well sustained for all good wools, The lower grades of merino and crossbred show a decline of folly 5 per cent on the opening of the sales, owing to the enormous preponderance of infetior wools on offer, The Globe states that Mr. Dibbs has proved the solvency of New South Wales, yet there is grave danger to the Government of any country from the working classes i t vo ring the borrowing of money. The same article * expressed the opinion that New t^outli Wales and Victoria must be desperately pressed to risk the refusal of loans.
COLONIAL ITEMS. LONDON, June 28. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
COLONIAL ITEMS, LONDON, Jane 28. I The prospect of the Victorian loan is extremely dubious, and if floated it will be at the minimum. Neither brokers nor the public are at present inclined to support a loan. Possibly the situation will improve at the eleventh hour. It is rumored that the Melbourne associated banks in tend to. tender for £75,000 each, bnt they arernow undecided, and there are rumors that,a ring of brokers has been formed to oppose the loan, and that pressure has been brought on the banks to prevent their tendering*. Scrip is selling at 92. The Echo states Australia appears to have lost all pride in the matter of borrowing, and suggests that unless New South Wales and Victoria spon taneously promise to abstain, the Lon don bankers will be forced to form a league undertaking not to abet the floating of newloans. Mr Manio, Agent-General for Vic toria, states he believed he has re moved Mr Ghoschen's chief objection to Australian mints coinining silver. Mr Goschen thinks...
An old Masonic Custom. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
An old Masonic Custom. Mrs. Harlem-So the Arabians go to lodges and come home late just «s you &lt;*o. Mr. Harlem-I don't know anything about it. Mrs. Harlem-Well, there is an item in this paper to the effect than when an Arab enters his house, he removes his shoes and keeps on his hat. That's the way you do when you come home late from the lodge.
Romeo and Juliet. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
Romeo and Juliet She (after a private theatrical entertain ment)-How cleverly the parts of Borneo and Juliet were played, Mr Smith. He - Very; almost equal to professional work. ' Did you know that the gentleman and lady who played the parte were husband and wife?' ; ou astonish me! Husband and wife? Why; it was wonderful acting.'
A Dreadful Threat. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
A Dreadful Threat. An Austin colored man. with protruding eyes rushed into 'ustiee Tegener's office and exclaimed: ' I wants Col -rones, who libs nex' door to me, pat under a million dollars bonds ter keep de peace.5 'Hashe threatened your life ?' * He has done dat berry thing, ffe said-be war g'wine ter fil de nex* niggar he found afar dark in his ben-house1 plum full oh buckshot.' MOVE in iiigb circles-^agleg. . A. WEtii-FiTi D shoe is faitlifui to the last* Cheerfulness is the daughter of employ ment.! A dress does n)t mike a JMI W, bat often breaks a man the master butchers i'i Meliide hare &lt;le cLIedto incre tse the price of me itrby Id. per ' there is needed for this business said the auctioneer, * is plenty of wind and sale.' : , A poet writes : I ow * no uian a dollar.' We never did know a pjefc who get credit % It is not every bicycle rider who can lower the record, but it is a poor bicycle that cannot lowerthe rider. Our best friends are those who keep perfect qu...
Etheridge Mining. (From Mining Jour[?]al.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
. '? ? .1 fiiheridge Hfii$ig. (From Mixing Joarmal^ We have been informed that^fche Big Reef ! mine will torn out from 700 to 803 ounces of gold this month. Owing to the quantity of stone coining for ward the Monitor Mill is now working night and day shifts. This is a good sign, which we trust is indicative of better times for Georgetown. . No gold was received from Percyville last week. The National No. 1 Korth at Lanes Creek are having 150 toss pat through one of the local mills. We have heard nothing further during the week of the reportechfind of alluvial gold at the junction of Fiery Creek and the Etheridge River. Messrs Butler and Meinecke's crushing from their claim on the Captain Cook line of reef at the Lighthouse, which was taken up in March last, has yielded 2oz. 7dwts to the ton. A crushing from Davy 1 urabull'e p.i. near theCap^icornianontheroadto the Lighthouse is naw going through the Lighthouse mill. The'lnt ernational at the Rocky, are putting through 100 tons at th...
WARDEN'S COURT. FRIDAY, JULY 1ST. (Before the Warden, Mr. W. M. Mowbray.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
WARDEN'S COU&T. FBIDAY, JULY 1ST. (Before the Warden, Mr. W. It. Mowbray.) At the Warden's Court yesterday the follow ing applications were conditionally approved : -2978, Richard Nicliolls, 2 rds east of Cemefceiy; 2973, John Gray, 5 acres Colum bia creek; 2980, Mary Ellen Gray, 5 acres, Columbia creek; 2981, F. 8. C. Buttner, 2 rds, near Mosman's paddock; 2982, Victor C. M. Sellheim, 5 acres, opposite GJ'.H. 1310; 2983, Arthur V. Walker, 5 acres, west of 2982; 2984, James 38. Kerr, 2 ids. corner of Moore-street; 2985, Lonsia S Kerr, 2 rds, Moore-street; 2986, James Moody, 40 acres Rishtonroad; 2987, Mina Borreson, 2 ids, PhillipBon read; 2988, Jane Carfett, 2 rds, of G.F.H.726; 2989 William Kirk, 40 acres, Gape road; 2990 Matilda M. Johnstone, 2 rds Towers-street; 2991, Wm. McAvoy, 2 rds, Pyrites toad; 2992, Frank Owens, 2 rds, corner Burdekin and Waterworks road; 2993 Mar/ Owens, north of 2992; 2994, William MeCauley, 2 rds, Waterwords road; 2995, Emily £. McCauly, 2 rds,...
[AN INDICTMENT OF LONDON SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
[AN INDICTMENT OF LONDON SOCIETY. BY LADY JEUNE. ID. the N^orth American Review (pub lished in England by Brentano'e, Agar-sfcreet, Strand) for May, Lady Jenne has ail exceedingly outspoken article on London Society. As her ladyship is herself a prominent figure in Society, her observations will he read with considerable interest. " THE SMARTEST PEOPLE." There never was an age, Lady Jenne thinks, when fame of any kind was more of a cult or when notoriety was a surer passport to social eminence than the present: Society now ranB mad after any one who can get himself talked of, and that not in the sole direction of great ability or distinction. To have a good cook; to be the smartest dressed woman; to give the most magnificent entertainments, where a fortune spent is on flowers and decorations ; to be the last favoured guest of Royalty; or to have railed as near to the wind of social disaster as is compatible with not being shipwrecked-are a few of the features whch characterize some ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
The editor who wrote Ms editorial with, stolen chalk on the soles of his shoes, and went barefoot while the boys set up his copy lin« purchased a ream of second-hand enve lopes f»i&lt;l hired a girl to turn them inside out. The Queensland National Bank Limited, Incorporated under the Companies Act, 1863 ISaukers tlie Oo?ernment of ^uceasiaad Authorised Capital £2,000,000 * Subscribed Capital ... ... ... £1,600,000 Paid-up Capital £800,000 Reserve Fund .» £485,000' DIRECTORS ; Host. F. H. HART, M. L. C., Chairman. Hos. BOYD D. MORE HE AD, M. .. A. Hojt. SIB A.H. PALMER, K.C.M,a., M.L.6 A. B. WEBSTER, Esq. AUDITORS. Fs&ircis Q. S.ottteherden, Esq. Wh. ROBERTSON Strong- Esq., C.A. SOLICITORS: MESSRS. HART & Fto WEE, Gens::a£ MANAGER : Edwabs fioiiURT Dbobi, C.M.?K GENERAL MANAGER'S OFFICE Secretary !>. GEO. "TUART. Sub-inspectors of | Branch Accountant: Branches: ) E. J. O'FLYNN i Gt H. PKITCHARD ALEX. STEU ET j HEAD OFFICE: BRISBANE, 3 MANAGER : B. W. GLENNY...