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MACDERMOTT BROTHERS' STOCK AND STATION REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
MACDERMOTT BROTHERS' STOCK AND STATION REPORT. Stations.—We have nothing of importance to report under this head; there are very few &nbsp; properties changing hands, and the demand is rather slack at present. We have some fine Western properties, stocked and unstocked, in our hands for sale, some of which are splen- didly watered. We have sold the Planet Downs Station, Springsure district, with the cattle thereon, at £4 per head, on account of &nbsp; the London Chartered Bank, Sydney, T. B. Moffat, Esq., purchaser. &nbsp; Fat Cattle.—There is a good demand at ad- vanced prices, and really prime cattle are &nbsp; scarce. We quote prime bullocks at £6 10s. to £7 ; cows, £1 less. We have sold, on account of Messrs, Black &nbsp; and McKay, Tilpal, 200 bullocks and cows, bullocks at £6 10s., cows at £5 10s. ; 100 cows on account of Messrs. Button and Christian, &nbsp; at £5 12s. 6d. ; 80 bullocks on account of T. B. Moffat Esq., Planet Dow...
CALENDAR—DECEMBER—JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
CALENDAR—DECEMBER—JANUARY. &nbsp; &nbsp; DAY | DATE | MEMORANDA | MOON'S AGE | TIDES. Highwater at U. Flat Mon | 31 | ... | ... | 7.56, 8.18 ¶Tues | 1 | New Year's Day | ... | 9.10, 9.40 Wed | 2 | ... | ... | 10.7, 10.33 ¶ Thurs | 3 | ... | [0.15 a.m. | 10.58, 11.19 Fri | 4 | ... | New Moon | 11.41, 12.2 ¶Sat | 5 | ... | ... | 0.21, 12.39 Sun | 6 | Epiphany. | ... | 0.57 , 1.13 The tides reach their full at the Pilot Station, Keppel Bay, 2h. 40m earlier ; and at Rockhampton, 30m. later than the hours shown in the above table.
[?] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
CALIFORNIAN ROUTE. &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVES at Rockhampton about ... February 8. &nbsp; LEAVES Rockhampton ... January 29. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Melbourne-Suez mail arrives at MEL- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BOURNE about 10 days earlier, and departs about &nbsp; 10 days later than the date shown in the above table, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Californian mail arrives at SYDNEY about 8 &nbsp; days earlier, and departs about 10 days later. &nbsp;
C0NS0LIDATED REVENUE RETURNS. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] BRISBANE, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
CONSOLIDATED REVENUE RETURNS. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] &nbsp; BRISBANE, January 4. The usual quarterly and half-yearly state- &nbsp; ments of Revenue and Expenditure have been published to-day. Annexed is a summary : Quarter ended 31st December. |1877. | Increase. Customs ... | £156,893 | £25,748 Land Sales ... | 46,038 | 20,292 Pastoral Rents ... | 13,298 | 4,369 Railways ... | 59,863 | 1,028 Other Heads ... |78,460 | 14,789 Total ... | 353,552 | 66,226 There were increases in all the items under "Other Heads" except in licenses and fines. Half-year ending 31st December. |1877. | Increase. Customs ... | £304,648 | £41,198 Land Sales ... | 115,346| 48,216 Pastoral Rents ... | 155,332| 9,944 Railways ... | 105,347 | 7,192 Other Heads ... |142,942| 21,652 | 823,615 | 128,202 The Special Receipts for the quarter were £117,544, showing an increase of £91,540. For the half-year they yielded £140,223, showing an increase of £103,665. &nbsp;
ENGLAND AND THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
ENGLAND AND THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, January 3. Earl Carnarvon, in addressing, a deputation of Cape Colonists, said England was not pre- pared to bolster up Turkish interests as such, but was firmly resolved to have a voice in the final settlement of the present difficulties. He made some remarks on " Keeping the peace,", observing that England had not offered to mediate between the belligerents as was supposed, but had merely conveyed to the Russian Government certain overtures for peace made by the Porte. It is stated that the Turks have proposed to the Russians an armistice on the basis of an uti possidetis, or the maintenance for a time of their respective positions. &nbsp;
The Scarlet Hat. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
The Scarlet Hat. We are informed by cablegram that Cardinal Manning has received his Hat. This is the scarlet hat—the chief mark of a cardinal's dignity, and gives right of entrée to the Sacred College. The recipient is the Rev. Henry Edward Manning, D.D., Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, who is now in his 69th year. According to our authorities, his Eminence was the son of a London mer- chant, and was educated at Harrow, and Balliol College, Oxford, where, in 1830, he graduated B.A. in first-class honours. He remained for some time afterwards at the University, being one of its select preachers ; but in 1834 he was appointed Vicar of Lavington and Graffham, in Sussex ; and in 1810 we find him Archdeacon of Chichester. These preferments he resigned in 1851, when he joined the Roman Catholic Church and entered the priesthood. He was made the Provost of St. Mary's, Moorfields, and had conferred on him the degree of Doctor of Divinity, and the title of Monsignor. He published ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
Late telegrams state that the match between &nbsp; the Australian Eleven and the Combined Fifteen resulted in a tie. If correct the result is extraordinary, but the probability is that "draw" should be the word. This is by far the strongest team the eleven have yet encountered, as will be seen by the following list of the players :—New South Wales : Coates, Evans, Geary, Gregory, Powell, Sheridan, Scanlan, Thompson. Victoria : Allee, Baker, Cooper, Elliott, Gaggin, Gibson, Hodges. The intercolonial cricket match was con- cluded on the 27th of December, and resulted in a victory for New South Wales by one innings and six runs to spare, the scores being: New South Wales 210 ; Victoria, 79 first innings, and 125 second. Coates and Evans bowled for the Sydney team, the trundling of the former being very effective. Nat Thompson made a capital score of 73, Coates being the not out man with 36 to his credit. A match between the Charters Towers and Townsville knights of the willow t...
Magisterial Enquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
Magisterial Enquiry. THE Police Magistrate held an enquiry in the &nbsp; Court House yesterday afternoon into the cir- cumstances attending the sudden death of the late Mrs. Watson, when the following evi- dence was elicited : Dr. Joseph Mark deposed that he was lately Surgeon-Superintendent of the Scottish Hero, and on Monday last he was requested by Dr. Salmond to see a woman who was ill at Mr. Dibdin's office; he went there in a buggy, in company with Mr. Dibdin, and found the woman seated in an easy chair, in Mr. Dibdin's inner office; he felt her pulse, which was almost absent, an occasional beat only being detected; she was breathing stertorously ; her pupils were insensible and contracted, and he informed Mr. Dibdin that she was dying, and the only thing that was to be done was to apply cold applications to her head and have her removed as soon and as quietly as possible to the nearest place for medical treatment ; Mr. Dibdin got the police to remove her to the vehicl...
Sporting Notes. RACING EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
Sporting Notes. &nbsp; RACING EVENTS TO COME. Geelong R.C. Meeting February 1, 2. Tasmanian T.C. Meeting, February 7, 8, 9. V.R.C. Autumn Meeting, March 2, 7, 9. Queensland T.C. Annual Meeting, March 18, 19. North Australian J.C. Annual Meeting, March 29, 30, April 1. ¶ Balonne J.C. Meeting, April 11, 12. Northern Downs J.C, Annual Meeting, April 11, 12. THOSE persons who indulge the idea that race horses of the present day are deficient in staying powers, will find that theory consider- ably upset by the result of the late Victorian Champion Race. That the race would be run in quick time, every one who had watched Chester's wonderful performances was ready to admit, but that the three miles should be &nbsp; travelled is 5 minutes 26 seconds seems indeed &nbsp; extraordinary, being, if I mistake not, the &nbsp; second quickest time on record in any country, &nbsp; the fastest being that of Rataplan who ran the &nbsp; same distance is 5...
VICTORIA. ' MELBOURNE, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
VICTORIA. &nbsp; MELBOURNE, January 4. &nbsp; Messrs. R. Goldsborough and Co. report as follows :—We offered at auction to-day 2200 bales of wool, and sold 1600 bales, at about &nbsp; the rates obtained at the previous sales, greasy realising from 7d. to 13d., and washed from 14d, to 22¾d. No superior washed lots offered. Messrs. Hastings, Cuningham, and Co., report having sold 1915 bales wool to-day. The biddings were fairly brisk, and prices as last quoted were well sustained, though no superior lots were shown. Greasy brought to 11⅝d.; scoured to 19¾d.; washed to 23¾d.
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. | AUSTRALIA, R.M.S.— Probably left Sydney on Saturday for Auckland and San Francisco. BOOMERANG, s.s.—Leaving Sydney on Thursday afternoon for Rockhampton, will be due on Monday morning. BUNYIP, s.s.—Leaves the wharf to-morrow after- noon, taking mails and passengers for transhipment to the s.s. Leichhardt in Keppel Bay. JAMES PATERSON, s.s.—Took her departure for &nbsp; &nbsp; Sydney direct yesterday morning at 9.30, and cleared &nbsp; Keppel Bay at 3 p.m. LOUISA MARIA, schooner.—Passed Cape Capri- corn at noon on Thursday, bound inward. LADY YOUNG, Maryborough at 3 p.m. yesterday for Rockhampton via Gladstone, and is due here to-night. &nbsp; LADY BOWEN, s.—From Maryborough, would probably reach Brisbane to to-day. LEICHHARDT, s.s.—Leaves Brisbane this morning &nbsp; for Cooktown via northern ports, and is due in Keppel Bay to-morrow night. QUEENSLAND, s.—Took her departure for Bris- bane via ports yesterday morning at 8,...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. THE reports ending at 9 a.m. yesterday stated the rainfall to be—At Keppel Bay, 1.00 inch ; St. Lawrence, 0.92 ; Mackay, 0.04 ; Blooms- &nbsp; &nbsp; bury, 0.21 ; Westwood, 0.20 ; Gladstone, 0.30 ; Ravenswood, 0.30; Townsville, 1.14 ; Card- &nbsp; well, 0.52 ; Cashmere, 0.43 ; Normanton, 0.08 ; Kimberley, 0.24. At Keppel Bay, Bowen, and the Burdekin appearances indi- cated rain, and at Millchester and the Tate River heavy rain fell. The rainfall for the week was—At Rockhampton, 1.80 inch ; St. &nbsp; Lawrence, 3.12; Nebo, 1.71 ; Mackay, 1.39; Bowen, 0.3 ; Georgetown, 1.43; Keppel Bay, 1.50; Marlborough, 0.16; Clermont, 0.21 ; Ravenswood, 0.50; Townsville, 2.28 ; Cape Capricorn, 0.24; Bloomsbury, 1.15; West- wood, 1.63 ; Cashmere, 1.10 ; Junction Creek, 0.45 ; Gilbert River, 0.98 ; Creen Creek, 0.41 ; Normanton, 0.28 ; Kimberley, 0.46 ; Cardwell, 0.52.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 5 January 1878
Shipping Announcements. THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAM- SHIPS. To SYDNEY DIRECT.—Boomerang, Wed- nesday. To MELBOURNE. — Boomerang will take passengers and cargo to be transhipped at Sydney. To BRISBANE DIRECT. — Victoria, and Yaralla, on or about Tuesday. To BRISBANE, VIA GLADSTONE and MARYBOROUGH.—Lady Young, Tues- day. To MACKAY.—Steamer, early. To BROADSOUND.—Steamer, early. To COOKTOWN & NORTHERN PORTS.— Passengers and cargo will be forwarded by steamer Bunyip on Sunday next, to meet mail steamer in Keppel Bay. WOOD & WOOD, Agents. Rockhampton, January 5, 1878. FOR SYDNEY VIA BRISBANE. THE MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP COM- PANY'S splendid NEW STEAMER— THE CLARENCE, Will leave ROCKHAMPTON WHARF for SYDNEY, via BRISBANE, on SATUR- DAY, 5th January, at 9 a.m. Freight and passengers booked for Mel- bourne and Newcastle. JOHN HEADRICK & CO., Agents. ORIENT LINE. STEAM TO LONDON via THE SUEZ CANAL. THE ROYAL NETHER- LANDS STEAMSHIP &nbsp; COM...