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ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
ADELAIDE. Mr. Hammond Hargraves has written to the Government to say. that had Victoria kept tbe promises made him. and paid him £20000. instead of £10.000, he would have explored Sooth Australia gratis. Ths Government here have accepted his services on his own terms. Mr. Tripn. one of the North arm promoters here, says that Messrs. Pete. Brassey. and Co- who have taken the contract, are desirous of commencing operations im mediately ; but some delay is caused by the death of the engineer. Captain Moorsoom ; but a successor is to be appointed as Boon as possible. The bill to borrow £40,000 for making roads and bridges was thrown ont in the Legislative Council, on the ground that the government ought to bring In a large and complete measure, and not one for peddling instalments. Mr. Baker has withdrawen his motion for regulating the occupation of the Northern territory, leaving the matter to the Execu tive, who states that they are prepared with a sensmn for the purpose. No applicati...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
MELBOUBNE. There was a good attendance at the Sab scription Booms hut night ; both Talleyrand and Ebor were posted as having 'gone amiss,' and there is but little probability of their starting for tbe Ballaarat Champion Race. As soon as this was notified Archer became a prodigious favourite, and was freely backed at six to four ; so strong was the feeling in bis favour, that the fielders refused to lay more than even money. Mormon was backed at 4 to 1. and Barwon was firmly supported at 6 to 1. It is not anticipated more than four or five horses will start. Archer was backed to-day for even money. Tbe riflemen selected to contest for the Intercolonial challenge shield in Sydney, are Captain Conchman, Sergeants Middle miss, Sleep, Templeton, and Newlands, Privates Cole. Fan-cett. Macartney, M'Clure, and M'Naughton ; Sergeant Usher, scorer. At the Government land sale at Sand hurst, the prices obtained realised £4000 (?) per acre for favourite sites. The Golden Age is taken up to conv...
COLONIAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
OOLONIAL NEWB. Br the Tarra Tan* we have files fremthe neighbouring colonies to the subjoined dates: — From Sydney to the 19th inWant, Melbourne to tirt Ifith, Adelaide to the Uth, and Tasmania to the 10th. l*he telegraphic summary Which we repuhlisb -tram the 8yd ney papers Includes last Friday's date. &EW SOUTH WALES. Mr. Dalyell. the Polios Magistrate at the WoUombi, died at West MajtnmdwBatur aay. the ISA instant. * Three prisons**. -Jaaa Jobson, Joseph MaahalL -Mid John Beffly asooeaaadjn -HaeBag their escape from Berrima gao They cut a note in the celling of their call, which U boarded, and is in fl* second «tory. Tb do this they bored hole* dose together with a gimlet, and then proceeded between the oeiUng and the roof to the wateb tower, through the lining- of which they«ut an otherbole and entered the tower: they went down the stain, crossed the yard, entered tin shoemaker* shop, and broke their way into the oook honse. which adjoins the outer wall, and there helped...
Wednesday, September 23. (Before the Police Magistrate Esq. J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
Wednesday. September 23. (Before the Police Magistrate and O. Gorry. Daniel Downey, charged with robbing Henry Behleden. This case was brought jefore the Bench on Monday, but was remanded till this day, (Wednesday for further evidence. The principal witness. William Ceoney. was absent in the bosh, although summoned to attend. The Banch muted a warrant for his apprehen sion. The case was again jemanded tm Saturday, in order to have the evidence of CNoah'Baper was charged wifli buying a saddfo for one glass of ale and 6s. from Charles Parker. From the swam evidence rf nhari« Parker it ?»«?** a» ala had merely optional with Mr. Bspar to give that potation after the bargain had been struck. The case was accordingly dismissed.
Tuesday, Sept. 28. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
Tuesday, Sept 22. (Before the Police Magistrate.) John Hennessy. an aboriginal, drunk and disorderly, was fined 10s. or 48 hours in the the cells. Johnny, in vindication, said he had come down from a station,! and bad taken a few nobblers, but was not drank. only 'ataggering.' Bebeoca Wilson, for being drunk and dis orderly in Bremer-street, was tinea jus. or 48 hours in the cells. She preferred the few hours' retirement fer«3uit meditation.
Wednesday. 23rd SEPTEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
Wedsesday. 23rd Septembke. Last evening according to announcement, Mr. Chubb delivered a lecture in the School of Arts, on the 'Advantages of Life As surance.*' I am sorry to say the attend ance was but small. The lecturer gave a very interesting return* of the history, origin, and advantages of Life Assurance. On the last topic its importance ^ to society. He touched feelingly; 'having the interest of humanity at heart and life assurance being at band, he felt the sincerest sympathy for the many dupes wbo did not insure.' The subject, although of itself a dry one, became in the hands of the lecturer most in teresting. On the motion of the Bev. Mr. Bumsey. a vote of thanks was unanimously passed to Mr. Chubb, on the conclusion of the lecture. The Corporation has very properly de termined to record a testimony to Mr. O'Bourke's public spirit in providing water at the recent fire from bis steam pumps Alderman Pettigrew moved in the Council last Monday that a free grant for the next ye...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
: -i- - : -ship mails. ? Mails for Maryborough and Gayndah win be' made np at die general post-office »nd dospatcbed per Tarra Tarra, as follows:— The mail will close, for registered letters at S p.m. and for other letters a»d newspapers at 6 p jn., this evening, Thursday, 24th in stant. ? -.-....-, .; ??
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
LBGHSLAITIVE ASSEMBLE. Toxsob. SaTBtDEB St. ''t- -'??— - int fl'™,T '**'? °rr o'clock. There »cie UlUiiaeu umcaperT ^A^h^g^wah^someSw'momenU, the Usher of the Black Bod made bis ap pwrance.and annoonoedtiiathU KTiyillnncy £he Governor desired the presence of bon. members in the Legislative Cooncil Cham Thef^^w.proceedrfby^Sergojnt. at-Arma. and accompanied by the Jbliowiiur hoa. members, adiournsd to flie Oonaeil Cliainben:— The Colonial Secretary, ti CAmuilTrcasm-er,«rtSecretBry for Lands, tite Attaxney-GeQersI, and Masjsw;- M*e JaaBuylgtb, 18*4.
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
hh i PJ»mrq ARBTXjU. September 22.— Yarra Yarn, steamer, 6S0 oos, Captain Entght, from Spdney the 19th instant. Passengers : Sir. and Mrs. Chap-. Tnan, Miss Chapman, Masters 'Chapman (2), Mrs. White, Mrs. Laban, Mrs. Penford, Miss Allan. Bev. W. F- Gore, Messrs. C. For ?ter, J. Bailey, B. J. Gunn. D. B. Hoehes, T. Smith, Hacdpnsld, Grimes, and 20 in the steerage. F.ir Wide Bay : Messrs. W. K, SPNish. B. M'lfab. and A. B. Keilson. CLEARANCE. September 22.— Volunteer, schooner, 70 tons. Captain Howe, for the Eichmond Birer, in ballast. No passengers. UBOBTS. Ysrra Tarra, from Sydney : 8 horses. Quintan ; 2 hursee. Rent -. 6 horses, Jackson; S vehicles, Kumelly ; 20 cases oil, Z cases confectionery. 6 iJack»ees china matting. 7 packages. Merry and Bush : 1 case brooms J. A. Jackes; 1 case, L. Hope; 1 churn. 1 cask lampvrare, 2 bundles spades. 12 bandies bnckets. 1 package. 1 bnndie, 20 bars iron. 44 axle boxes, J. Blarkwel] ; 2 pact ages, Brookes : i packages. Simpson ; 30 hogsheads be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
friHK XfOBTS AUSTRALIAN is pub A fished on Tommx. Tbdbhmit. and &aTBS&A.T snomings, adod forwarded to* --?-«jl*tMttt^y3iiJjiuaia*%aata^iwttii-uH. - .?vef-.T-K ::O .«:*?«»s».»sJjnscBiraoH^; ?.,.;?;? «A .X3.J3- xV^Qmdrtertfn advance -tt. '..:.. . .Sfc o.fw .n;rf'.jp£t«4«^^«ait'.;.v..'.:'.y,-. , 10s. ?'^?''' i',^^pknMto^gnmtoyn'the-Sl«t^'g^ TwolineSjCrJinder a quarter of an ... I.- = n.vt«r.Ttol!'i-«.»n.-!*-.—i;|te.»M»e-l.«.'' I ? r.j ,?. ;,^flsr,4p«^^ic«BaerJ»lf«ii«?-ch..... * 0 -.. „.; |^Jii^ or under Jhree-anarters of n'' !! - -m i*pi«*Gh''i »???'?—?»-??-''?--?—???? * * **-TTWigli^- ftrtTi *'* ~nn*ift**' ffrw inch t ? ? ? . ? ^ '8 0 :«.«/- _6-x,nBtrarttVe li»ertitm».... :,'? 10 !£ cent. -?- .-. ' -^lw WfunW'of insertion* must be written - - '''Toc'the -rec'E of ncli idTntiunnnt, or it r,'- 'u i^ni-becohtinnedtoiei^ouBWsniuaded, and 3 ' : gJ['-jA!««a »i-rnraingly. ? Advertisements faun --J u*H^3ra%scriberEmtotb«'^d4br previously ; »ovi5''$»*uiile-iidn. ; i . i j- -?? ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
--*«--?» /i- n/r-c-.Tai-T it a t.. Mabtts and Dickson report land as in exceedingly good demand and as meeting the readiest sale. They have sold allot ments on Spring Hill at the rate of £1000 per acre In merchandise, floor has been sold at £16. maize 5s_keros5oe oil 4s. per gallon, porter, 10s. to 10s. 6d. per dozen, groceries, wtnss, and liquors meet a ready sale at foil rates ; hardware, crockery, and fruit in good demand. Mb. Ukmack reports : — There is a good demand for butter at Is. 4d. and Is. 6d_ owing to the scarcity in the Sydney market. Floor maintains last week's prices ; bran a good supply at £9 ; hay scarce; pota toes declining, new bringing only £10 per tin. Ii£wich Pbodcce 'Received. — From the stores of Geo. H. Wilson & Co.. 23rd inst., 8 bales wool, Mount Button; 8 bales Sta Island cotton, J. Guilfoyle. has been dull. The Tarra Tarra. with dates to the 19th instant, details the same state of depression in Sydney and Mel bourne. SYDNEY. Blessrs. W. Dean and ...
THE PROROGATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
THE PROROGATION His EXCELLENCY then read the fol lowing speech : — HOKOB&BLE GCHTUSMBH OF 'TUX LeQIEIATITB Council and Gestlemeh or the House OF ASSEMBtT, — 1. The large amount of public business which you have brough to a satisfactory conclusion auring a snort but diligent Ses sion, enables me to release you, for the present year, from your attendance in Parliament. 2. I congratulate you on the successful result of your labors. In addition to a number of bills introduced for the pro motion of looal and private interesta, which, however, will, in several cases, be pro ductive of advantage to the people in general, you haye. in the more important Acts of the Session, supplied many valua ble amendments and consolidations of the existing statutes. You have also provided, in well considered measures, for the pro gressive development of the colony. 3. I trust that the attempt now about to be made, under the provisions of the Bail wcyAct, to substitute gradually a more certain and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
?-;?:.? TESOERS FOll PUBLIC WOBKB. ? ;_'. -' Department of Lands and Works; .. : -;. : . . Brisbane. Sept 23rd. 1663. * ' : fTtEVDEBS are iovited for the following ,. . JL PJblicWork. Fur fall particulars, fee Qivtrnmatt (fauttt (No. T9), a Pil- of which ' ' ~ : 'is k^-t *t ew^ry Police Office in the XDolony. -- ? ? si i^r '? ? - S-? S^o Xatare of Work. ?= . ~°-5 -:.?-?'?? i di cil _. ? 5___J__^— 1 ? :.- Culvert and-.A|-- I . proaches One-mile ! . . .' Swamp. So. 2 ? Sept. 19. Sept. 26. j -'-? '? ? ' ? : ? - ? 'I .„ ? By H'u Excellency's Command, . A. MACALISTEB. mo THR ELECTORS OF EAST X MOUBTON.— Gentlemen— I am for the f.iiirtti time a candidate fur ynnr soff * Tn^es. «ini! eijter i»tt- the preseut contest ? wjtbi)-elo,li.i^ tb.t. if cleotcd. I will nerve you wefl ami futlifiilly. in ntill maintaining ?-' ' th»*e 't|iinif.os whti-Ji f ennnciated. and you ? approved of on t».j former iiccagisBs. W'ich ? ? . -out. at present, euiug into any o'pinio 'of , . ..ray own nitlx reference...
Queensland Parliament. [?] COUNCIL, TUESDAY, 22ND SEPTEMBER, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
[?] Tckbdat. S2tn- Bason, 1868. The PHBSIDENT took the chair at a quarter to 3 o'clock. USBXHOOBZB IDS K**IBBJUri- HABBOES& ?n»PBESn-BNT«aiditwouldbeinthe leooliectaon of the house that a committee had been appointed on 36th August last for the purpose of enquiring into the trade and flommttMof ttooolonyas related to light bonsesand harbours. The committee bad matonoaunry «nd examined two /witnesses. — the Odfcetpr of Customs and the Port mastftT— whose evidence was most impor tant. 'Here badnoi been any formal raeet ing of the committee. Imt he liadaeen^ach member who agreed wUh the proposed mine which was to have the«port ao far ?»» ?— i-'-n.. Aiij ^ --a i»»ii jail *Q»«io** . ThastttMtion, was than put and ruawfl - , ??? ' TMirtapftfrwr ... ''' '. ' . Pmwantto notice. ^HOBraaakedthe Hon. 11 Tliaiiiwtnn 'Tf it be the intention of ltoGt»vBmn»ent to invite Uwcoaourreiioe and when? - ' Tbefcon.*'. BBAMBTOlTeaidttwssnot ti» intention Of IOmi government to invite tto concurrence...