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FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
FBIGHTFUL ACCIDENT. On the afternoon of February lOlh there occurred an accident, in the Waterloo-ruad. utterly discomfitting all probability and alt calculation, maiming a number of persons (perhaps fatally) in -die most unforseen and bewildering manner, and fearfully exempli fying the trite reflection, that ' in die midst of life we are in death.' Of course man v of our readers know that the real banks of tlie Thames at Waterloo-bridge hare their level on}ymFow-fee*ml*a*^|l£U**«-f **m» ^mi^«i» j Consequently, on die buUiing -tf Vfittertool bridge it * became necessary to carry tiie roadwav of the Surrey side on a gently in inclined embankment, extending ncarlyjis £ir as Stamibrd-strcet. The commencement of this embankment was raised on archest crossed over more than one road onthe iSe beneath. Houses sprung up by its side*, built on die tops of houses which had Men originally built on tbe ground Uielow.-ful whiohthns burst forth with a fresh front to the new thoroughfare. Very ? a...
EXTRAORDINARY TRIAL FOR MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
EXTBA.OBMNABY - ' TBIAIi ' ^OB ' MXJBDEB. Great excitement has been created in France by a trial at the town of Bourg which rccallsthe infamy of BurkcandHarc. Ths individuals accused— Martin Dmnollard, a day labourer, nf ths age of 52, and his wife, live years younger — were charged with having systematically decoyed a number -«f voting servant girls, nnder tbe pretence of proouring them situations in tbe country, to lonely spots, and there murdering them — this series of crimes having been committed from tho double motive of first gratifying tlie lust of die male prisoner, and then en abling Die female prisoner to wear the clothes and appropriate the few trinkets of the victims. It resulted from the investiga tion of tha Police that the two pri»men must have been constantly engaged in this conrae nf crime from February, 1865, to May. 1861, at die second of which epoch tlwiuisnccossfol attempt ta murder. Marie Pichon led to the discovery of their previous career of guilt. From tbe w...
TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
TASMAXIAN MABKETS. Our files from Tasmania are to the 19th ultimo. The flobari linen Advertiser reports mvket transactions *s follows .- — Them has been very little doing cither in the pro-lice or import market to-day, and prices are not altered. Wheat is doll of sale ar4t Sd to 4s 10d. and 5s for a first-class sample. Floor EttH continues at £13 to £11 ?$ ton. Oats, alerat is 6d ^ buslieL Hay is in £oyl deoiaad, and' may he quoted as high as £? ISs for good looss' bay from the boats. A cargo of s very inferior sort was to-day readily sold for £5 32 ton all through. The retail price is about '» '$ ton for good hay. Pressed is quoted' «t £fi 10s tt £7. Potatoes art not much inquired for. There f has been one or two smalt- shipments, and as the winter advance* xro may expect an increase an the present rate of £4 10s '$ ton.
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
TASMANIA. Fnnji Hotart Town we hare papers fc- the ISrii and from iAnnctf ton to the litli. Yesterday moniing there was to lie seen at the shop or Mr. Kin p, fishmon jrcr. Collins street, the jaws and tail of a blue shark which was captured by some fishermen off Bstsp v's Island. The piscatory monster was fifteen feet in length, and his mouth was fur nished with a formidable displav of teeth. It weighed loOlbs-, and from it* liver three gallons of oil were obtained. This.Epecics of shark is a rare visitant on our coasts. — II. T. Hcrairy, April 17. The same paper states that the new Post Office. HohartTown, is now all but com pleted. It is a handsome bnilding, and has been arranged in a manner most judicious and convenient for the important purposes for tchicU it is designed. TnE SEAEca r»B Mb. Gorrp. — Mr Alcock Tnlly has informed the Survcyor-Oneral that 'he has joined the party that hifl been Kent nnder Sir. Gordon Buries* to ascertain what has become of Mr. Goujd. Mr-Tully goes ...
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
- HAIL ARRASOKXIEXTS AT THE POST OFFICE. _„ ? _„ . I 1LUL& CLOSE At |ttil£ ABKSVE AT rosiToiras. | ttgKKa_ ipewico. ' „ Daily. Sand*/ ei- rhair, Siraday e^ t ^~™,.. Taorfajr,IIJ0ajn ninrsdayam! s»on TixnramiBA * jVMiv. R rtre. -l»y. S p-m. __ ? Ta.-sJay, ll.S0».ni rii»n«l»y and Sun n'TTO:l Friday, Him. d»v.SpJn M-.._CT Slooijay, M.30 p.m. Tliursday ana Sttn N»-»tji Tnr»bv.»Mn. !SnmUv. S p in. The foregoing Mails arrivo at their desti nation as follows :— BBinuitE .. 'IJaily, Sunday execpted. 10 a.m. Toowo-iitBA. Wednaaday, 11 un.; Satur day, 5 p.m. Dkavtok. . . . Wedncsdaj', noon; Satmndny, 6 ji.in. Wabwick .. Tuesdav, 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. Xakax-w . . Friday, noon. The fi-Howi'J£ 5tai:s are cintinsent for time on tJjo arrivals nf the steamers ; anil for tliese such arrangements are made as are most likely t'i moctpnUic convenience, vix.: Maoyhimm^h, Gladstone, and H»okh:in-r-- toa, «vcry altm-nato Sunday -ir Mon day, as notified in the lucal pajiers of the previous Frid...
Cardinal Auto[?] to his Excellency Mons. [?] [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
Cardin.il Antonclli to hU Excellency Mons. l*c Mamuis De La Valette Monsicrx and dearest Marquis-~-In order to comply with the promise. I made yon yesterday, during the visit with wliich vou huaoiiruf't me at tlie Vatican, I think it'mr duty tu declare that I havo nuthing to add to or retraot flflni the answer which I gave tbe communication that Your 3£x ccllcncv has made to me with the most cciurtious forms. I tahc with pleasure tills occasion to re new to you the assurance of the most true and sincere esteem with which I have the honour to be, your Excellency's servant, Axroraxi. These important letters, which hare been communicated to the French legisla ture, aru diversely commented on by the press; whilst some papers think that M. Thouveners letter is the prelude of the withdrawal of the French troops from Borne tho others think that nothing of this kind wOliiappen. The Gazette du Midi said that, on the 31st of January there was a meeting at tlie Vatican of the ambassadors of Ru...
GARDENING CALENDAR FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
UA15DKXIXO OALEMJAK FOR MAY. Fnrrr AND Kitihiks Uabpen. — Look ov,-r luninas, j-infi ap|Jw, oran~rts. n;id otln-r fiuit froqn^ntly. and gather it as it »cci-mes ripe. Earth up celery and cttend to keeping up a succession of peas, Itcans. turnips, carrots and a supply of salading. Trans, plaut strawberries, arrichokes. 4»nious. &c, Tlic cuttiug and drying of herbs, as they are readv. should be attended to. (to over the storks ot trcf-i which were budded in March, and let all the bandogos be loosened. Flower CJakhen and Sksiidhebies.— .Any of the shrubbery liortiers wliich may reqnire a dressing of fresh suil and manure should be attended to. l'lant hyacinths and such like bulbs. Fjeij*.— AiAts and barley may still he sown and the gathering of cution pods be attended to.
Ma[?] De La Valette to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Rome, January 18, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
Marqnis De X« Valette to tiis Minister of I i . . Foreisn Affairs. Rome. January IS, 1862. Moisiearlelffinistre,— I have received the despatch of which your Excellence has honoured me. nnder the date of the 1 Ith i.f this m. m til. I found on the followin'- dav the occasion of speaking with the Cardinal, Sfcretin-of gtate. aboat the considerations therein (Icvelopei lour Kxcellfney knows tint, impressed with the wo-d-i that I hid bun enabled to receive from the mouth of the Empjrnr, I had endeavoured., from inv first interview with the Holy Father, to' be with 'him the fiithfnl and respe-t&il interpreter of those ittcltn^s of fitrpn^'int^restof jrhich I should ttin^ hitn the expression.. ^Without nukiuc; exigencies of a nrcsonl 6o intimately tied -with onr own interest. I. had neglected no occasion to prepare the Iloly See, ia general ?words, for a. transaction which mirii mswer ?to onr most sincere ,wish. that of rcicaMicUing Home with Italy. Besides I had ft.und in the ver...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
1TEBKLT CAI4EKDAB. « ,c« I SBS I Kl'S ! MOOJ'S 'HjOH TTA1X« 3l«,156_ lifcui_ ! SEts i Ast umDu. a. h. :'m. m. 1 B. h. mini Afti Tnnd9V_ - «a ? SS ] I I H* IIS WnloFday 7 fi 32 ' & SI ! S 0 IS 1;M Tiramlmy « -«^e ? S SB ' » 0 : S 16 ' 2:40 rrid»T _ t «j» ; S9 , i ? 'j ?! »a S.tortiy It) «3» Stl I HO '5 «! i 5 SamUv-.ll 0 W ' ?? 19 ' --0 '43U) l» UudiUt— It 6 S4 : SIS ! 13 0 : 5 — | S *0 The «mn** tinng and jtctiinj; is rali-utatal to miaui time. Uijh water at l|e-tich foor lioom lattr.
FRANCE AND ROME. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
FRANCS A1)'D SOME. [Tire following correspondence has been translated from the French for the Xortli Australian.] The intentions of Napoleon III., about tlic settlement of the Ko:nan unestion, arc di viv-sily reported. We will give our readers . a c jtuplete cxplanatio 1 of the state ot the affairs, from information which we think wjrdiv of credit. Tiie following lett.-rs. published by the ] Frenih government, appear to lie the basis ] of the actual negoclatious : and we think that it mil be agreable to our readers to know thorn. Tbe Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Mnrquis De La Valette, Ambuss.-.rJor of the Empsnir to Rome, Paris. J«mary Hth, 1862. Monsieur Lo M irqnis. If f have thought It convenient to wait for your first re|-orts W'jre sending you instructions intended to complete tluisJ which k*vs lieen verbiily give.1 yoa before your departure, the time ha* came t 1 acquaint yon with the whole -if thi ideas of tun Emperor's government about t'lj respective situations of tiio I...
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
SHIPPITIQ. AlittlVAL. JfiT S. — Prince of Wales, steamer, BS» tons. Captain B'dl, from Svdney 29th nit Pas-' senders— Mr. and Miss Walter. Mrs. W. Cray and servant, Mr. an! Miss Thompson. Messrs. Wright, Bennett; Oorbett, A. Cameron, Reeve, Burke, Smith, and -IS in' the steerage. : ... IMPOBTS. Prince of Wales : -1 com shelters, -t esses oil, 2 casks tar, 3 ho»-s slag*. 12 moiiM hnanU, 4 packages, 1L Aland ; 7 packages. Dr. Boyd ; I ba? rice, I pick»-»es groceries, R. Bulcock ; 40 bs-*s flour, 21 lias's onions, S7 case* fruit, fi. B'llcnck : 3 bales paper. B- Belford ; 2 parcels, J. P. Dsll -. 1 case plate glass, Bronghtan and Co. : 1 case, 1 parcel, 180 bags flour, 153 1-st- snpir. 2 oases saddlery, 3 packages sundries, Cribb and Foots ; 3 packages sundries, 1 ease saddlery. C. Gi-rry ; S7 sheets galvanised iron, - 9 sheots ridgo capping. I package drapery, 3 packages ironmongery and snu«lrtes, W. Gray and Co. ; .V- bais maize 20 li.t^s bran. 200 hap* floor. W. Hendren and On. ; 1 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
% Ijtortji Australian, QUEESSUXD GBSERAt, APTKCTISEK, IS published on TrESUAV, Thcbsoat, and Sftccoxx mornings, and forwarded to Conntry Subscribers by the earliest mills. TERMS OP SCBfCBUTlOX. Per QuaxAer, in advance .*.-..*. 9s. r«rQoartec,cr«-ait ............ Mb. jSn^»,|T«uMsr«.^..~*-V.-ji»t-rT-.J-'St... :; ? ; -; ? ^ggggSjagggSSSj^ not be attcaafaSto unless giwsn Tin inTOlng. Sabseribsrs, will be charged from the date of commencing their subscriptions. TEEMS OF XDVEDTLSCG. B. d. Two lines, or under a quarter of an SncU ? 1 0 Four lines, or uuder half an inch ? 2 0 Six. lines, or under three-quarters of an inch ? 2 C Ri«ht Unas, or under one inch ? 3 0 Every additional eight lines, under an inch ? '. ? I 0 TEBHS OF DtSCOCVT. 6 Consecutive Insertions ? .-. 10 fl cent. « ? W „ 25 n ^ ? 35 The number of insertions must be written on the face of e*cJ» Advertisement, or it trill lie continued until countermanded, and chirge4 accordingly. Advertisements from Non-subscribers most be pai...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
KTDJTEV 1IACKETS. Our dates from Sydney are tit tho 29th nit, » better feolinir prevails io tlir prodiire markets, although buyers still operate with Kreat cautioo. and are' only willing to take to choice parcels. Messrs. Mort and Co_ report: — Wool. — At onr sale to-day we 'ffered 2--,1 hales, all of which. eTccptinrj a fen* parct'ls. m which excessive limits were placed, fonnd bnvers at prices fully tip to Into qnota -ti.ms- TW tpnoopil lots* tv\A vm» .TO in ncUvo «»bluDjT, MMiml. 13 hatva «£ 23d.; R. JJ hales, irreasr. lamln. at lOicL; Wit fl-t!ce. 19 Ihales at 16 Jd.; JPS, 23 hales at l^H.; AAA. 57 hales at 19Jd. Sheepskins. — Those offered were mostly inferior and short woolled : nptrards nt 3:!06 ?were sold, at from 2J£ to fijd. per Ib. Tallow. — Tliis market is ranch depressed : o-ie lot of 61 casks very gatrl tallow, hnt in fatltr casts, was quitted at £33 per ton; -ither lots sold at £:S1 -is, £32 15s, £3$. and £39: one parcel of Clarence River t-illow, brandel MD, was boug...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
OOLCMKRCIAXi. PRfincrK itRi-ErrEO. — By Messrs. OS. II. W-«nn and Co, 12 brie* of wool ; Aldcrton. IS bales of wool; Ben-l-smberc, 40 bales of wwl, M.H.1L conjoint over M : liy Messrs. H. V. Hassoll. 5 rolls leather. T.« R 20 bales of wool, SJ5_ 1 cask tallow. W.I. ; br Messrs. Walter Gray and Co, 7 bales of wool, fi' hides. H and FX, 7 bundles sheepskins, £ hhds. tallow. Messrs FATTOBrsi & Co_ report the sale at the Corporation Sale Yards, yesterdav, «f fin head of horse stock, at an average of £1 17s. Gd. each.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
JUNM1VKB8ASY SERVICES or ibb CONGREGATIONAL CHUBCH. IPSWICH. S\8 SUNDAY, ~MAT 11, IMS. TWO \J SERMONS will le preached ia the above Church : — That in the Morning by the Bev. T. BEAZLEY; and That indie Evening by die Bev. J. W.C. DBAKE. Collections win be made after botii ser vices. THE ANNUAL TEA MEETING On TUESDAY. May 13. in die Large Hall of die School of Arts. Tea. on the table at 6 pjm. precisely. Tickets. (S*. each.) to be had of Messrs. Cbibb aso Footc Whuxsead, Basra, fTlUfjra, Kit1*', *'* 't***— , A PUBLIC MEETING will be held after die Tea, .when Addresses win be delivered by several Miiiistena^Gentfamen. . . ?aT Am early applfaatinn Cor Tickets is requested, as only a limited number wHI be issued. ? ? : .;'.-.: : T0£ET, A PADDOCK on the Dnyton Boad. at die junction of dw Warwick Boad. This Paddock '*'t'ffli 160 acres, and is tium miles distant Iran Ipswich JOHK PASTON, \ Ipswich, May 6, 1562. QUEENSLAND STORES. ? (k ? MESSRS. BEG to inform their Friends and the PuMLe t&a...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. (AbruTgal from lie Courier.) LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Fbidat, Mat 2. The SPEAKEB took die chair at twenty minutes past tea, and opened die proceedings by reading ^feK^. Mr. FORBES asked die Colonial Secretary if it were Hie intention of die Government to suspend die operation of die Pleuro Pneumonia Act of last session. The COLONIAL SECBETABY, in reply. aaid diat it was not the intention of the government to suspend die operation of the Pleuro Pneumonia Act, as he believed its operation cave great satisfaction. Mr. FOEBES asked die Colonial Treasurer if dtere had been any defalcations in his de partment; if so, by whom, and of what character: and what steps die government had taken in die matter. The COLONIAL TEEA6CBKR said time wore moneys missing from «be Trea sury, and the government bad taken all die steps necessary in die matter; bntowuigto die continued illness of die Under Secretary they had been unable to arrive at any satis factory conclusion. POSTPONEME...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
NOTES AjaX- 3STEWB. The Bev. Mb. McGrvrr. — A rumour having reached town daring last week, of the contemplated removal of the Bevd. Mr. McGinty from Ipswich, some of his parish ioners took occasion to wait on him last Sunday, for the purpose of ascertaining from himself if the rumour were true; and find ing that it was, a meeting of the Catho lics was promptly beld in the school-house. after divine service, over which the Mayor presided. It was resolved unanimously 'That the removal of the revd. gentleman at the present time, would be most injurious to the Catholic cause in Ipswich, where bo mnch in the way of buildings and other improvements remained yet to be done.™ It was also resolved that a committee consist ing of fifteen of the leading Catholics be appointed, and instructed to draw np a respectful memorial to the Bishop, and wait on him as a deputation to request that he would erant tb the congregation the favor, if Jgnible.^or leaving tfa ? gc,y*h.,Jflft liiit%BlhfipW«Mn! ^^...
BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 6 May 1862
-C»1JTlC3-|Ct JX TOTC! [?] I bate but little intelligence tat send since traduce bis Militia Bill and his Matrimonial Jurisdiction Bill on Friday !l perceive that be withdrew die n-rticeH for die introduction of theee Bills. You trill perceive that die Government have introduced a Civil list Bill, by which ther purpose to give diem sclves £1001) a-year each. What a very jolly posidon it* must be to be enabled to raise one's own screw ! There does not appear to be much work for Parliament next week. The precious Bill to 'explain certain doubts ' in Constitution Act, clause 26, comes on Wednesday. Mr. Gustavus Droegc gave a lecture at the School of Arts on Friday for die benefit of the Hospital to a wretchedly scanty au dience. The subject was Kew Zealand. At the end of die lecture the Rev. Mr. Fletcher, also a ' great gun' on die subjeat of New Zealand, rose and commented not favourably on some of Droege's statements, much to the wrath of die sage Senton. Mr. Hamilton, the phrenologi...