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Cairns District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Cairns District Hospital. A MEETING of the committee of the above institution was held on Monda j evening. Mr. Hartley in the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were r.'ad and confirmed. The inward correspondence was raid, and consisted of :-Letter from the Under Secre- tary, advising that ¿107 11s lid, on account of subsidy, had been placed to the credit of the Hospital at the Q. N. Bank, Cairns. Letter from the Pyramid Sugar Company, respecting admittance of Kanaka to Hospital. Telegram from Mr. V. C. Smith, stating that tenders for the erection of the new hospital wil} be called for immediately. The outward correspondence, consisting ef letters to the Iwnjiiïration Agent respecting the "Ariel" Kanakas, and to the Under Secretary for Works re the new hospital, was confirmed. Dr. Koch's report to August 1 was re- ceived, and showed that fourteen patients had been treated during the month ot July ; seven being in Hospital oa thc 1st July, and seven admitted during the mouth....
French Escapees at Cooktown. (Abridged from the COOKTOWN COURIER.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
French Escapees at Cook io wu. (Abridged from the COOKTOWN C'OÛKIEIO TUR three French escapees who found their waj to Bloomfield .Plantation, after landing on the coast from New Caledonia, arrived in Cooktown on the 2nd. in Mr. Bauer's schooner. On the 5th they were taken he fore the police magistrate and charged with haring no fixed abode. They ple:ided guilty to the charge, and wore committed to Bris- bane gaol for three months. I When the escapees arrived at Cooktown, they were in a very emaciated condition, having been at sea for several days without j food or water, and after lauding could only ' obtain sliell-'fish until they readied the plantation. They give their names, and the reasons and dates of their transportation ' from France to New Caledonia, as follows: Theodore Ménager, sentenced in 1S77 to five years penal servitude for larceny of jewellery valued at 25 francs (ill) ; Paul Colin, sen- tenced in 1878 to five years penal servitude for larceny of 1300 francs (£52) -,...
Sugar Production in the Wide [?]ay District.[?] [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Sugar Production in tlie Wide Vtmy lM«ti-fcrt. -. . AT a recent meeting of the Maryborough Farmers' ami Planters' Association, the Chairman said :-.* I regret that owing to the difficulty of procuring a regular supply of suitable labour, the future of the sugar industry is not so cheering as it was this time last year. Every year during the last four, the supply of Kanaka labour has been more and moro limited and expensive. The seasons, also, during that period, have not been so favourable for agriculture as those that usually prevail in the Wide Bay country. The present crop, owing to the bite drought, is very backward, and unless the rest of the winter continues mild, the output for the next crushing will be far below the usmd average. The average yield per acre for each of the hist four years was as follows : Year 1SS0-1 . 23J cwt. ., lfWl-2 . isl cwt. " 1S82-3 . 12 cwt. I " ISSU-t . 25 cwt. nearly This gives an average for the last four years of 1S)J cwt ; but the very satisfact...
SPECIAL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
'? SPECIAL NOTICE. ENQÍWJÍ MAU,.-£A11 cûtfj^jÎQUçîûace for IransuiLaiiia tu yf reif Rtítí|Ün am} the Conti» pent by' the "l'osnjj ' Struîfci ni.iD innst bi» .».«:ed ia tira-; fijiî. ti^&iduárjr Norther?) uiaii, 03 uotiHed above, and leaving [ina dar. (Thursday}. L Itu ¡nit. '' ; . ' tf. ¡uAaWHIÜTEB, Vost aaiTelt-grarrti Master, - |
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before K. T. Hartley, R. A. Kingsford, and R. J Gorton. Esqs, J.J.P.) August 7. SERIOUS CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before K. T. Hartley, lt. A. Kingsford, and K. J Gorton. Esqs, J.J.P.) August 7. SERIOUS CHARGE. Ah Tue, a Chinaman, was placed in the dock charged with attempted rape on a little girl named Annie Street, six years of age. Mr. Milfoid appeared for the prosecution, and Mr. A. Leon acted as interpreter. The evidence of the arresting constable having been taken, Mr. Milford applied for a postponement of the 5trial to jr duce further evidence. The Bench assented, and prisoner was re- manded until the following morning. (Before Ii. T. Hartley, K. A. Kingsford, D. Patience, and E. J. Gorton, Esqe., J.J.P.) August 8. Ah Tue. charged on remand with at- tempted rape. Annie E. Street, aged six years, was put in the witness box, and identified the pri- soner as the man who enticed her into the bush ns she was going home from school, by offering her fruit and lollies. She also gave further evidence of the prisoner attempting to commit the crime of which he is now charged,...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, AUGUST 14. 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
fÉI^c Cairn? jjos.. THURSDAY, AUGUST 14. ISSU. A POPULAR ery alway» carries in its tram, acts of injustice to individuals, which serve, as occasions offer, as sacri- fices at the altar of excited public opi- nion, and never fail to bring popularity to the perron who provides the victim for immolation. Tba popular outery oii the Récidiviste question is no ex- ception to the rule, and the action of the Police Magistrate at Cooktown, in committing the three Frenchmen from C«!&lt;Mloi»m. to gaol for ^three. montlö, is Sn example of the sacrifice of equity to popular frenzy, and is only countcnanced by the people, because their judgment at the present time, is vitiated by the excitement engendered by discussion of the Récidiviste con- troversy with France. The case is a simple ono, and can be told in a few words. Four French time-expired convicts, leavo New Cale- donia in an open boat for Australia, and after experiencing great hardships at sea, laud on the coast of Queens- land,...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, AUGUST 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
He« So-Ib «ates. SYDNEY, AUGUST ll. A serious collision between the» steamers Barrabool and Birksgate, took place in the Harbour on Saturday night. The Birksgate was very con. siderably damaged, but no casualties are reported. AUGUST 13. Sir Thomas Mcilwraith arrived here yesterday from Melbourne, and left again for Brisbane the same day. A large number of people assembled tu see him off.
Victoria. MELBOURNE, AUGUST 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Victoria. MELBOURNE, AUGUST ll. An encyclical letter by thc Pope Con- demning freemasonary was, by direction of Archbishop Goold, read yesterday in all the Kowan Catholic churches of tile eolonv. * . t Arcrsi- 12. The endeavours made to obtain a re- prieve for James Hawthorne, con- demned to death for the murder of his brother at Brighton, have failed. The execution has been fixed to take place on Thursday, 21st iustant.
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, AUGUST 10[?] [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Cable Messages. (THOM OVR QW>' CORBESVOXUESTS.) EMTO|MM HOTS. _ LONDON, AiorsT 10. A. very large meeting was held at Manchester last night, when resolu- tions were passed in support of thc action of the House of Lords in reject- ing the Franchise Bill. Thc report of the intended occupation of Kcelung by the French, as material guarantee for the payment of the in- demnity by China, is fully confirmed. Thc French Government, however, have reduced the amount of the in- demnity demanded to eightv million francs (£3,200,000). AVOUST II. The Chinese Government having failed to pay the indemnity demanded by France withiu tho timo allotted, thc French fleet bombarded thc town of Kcelung, in the island of Formosa. The Chinese troops occupying the place thereupon withdrew, and thc French took possession of the town. Admiral Courbet has also despatched four war vessels to Woosang, at thc entrance of the Shanghai River. Active preparations are being pro- ceeded with at Cairo for the proposed...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Quee[?]sland. BRISBANE, JULY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROir OUB OWN COIÍRESTONDCNT.] Queensland. SKIM BA XS, JiM.Tr ll. Sir Thoma.-: M'IIwraith arrived at Adelaide on Friday last, hy the Mes- sagerie» Maritimes steamer from Mar- j seilles, and ia expected to arrive here about Sunday next. On Saturday tho Members of thc Ministry took a trip down thc hay on board the steamer Knto, for the pur- pose of holding a Cabinet Council. The business under deliberation was the further consideration of the esti- mates, j AVOLST 12. j A grand Banquet to welcome the re- turn of Sir Thomas M'lhvraith, will bc held in the Exhibition Building, on the j 25th instant. j AvuusT 13. I The Hon. W. Miles, Minister for ! Works, and a large number of members of both Houses of Parliament, left this morning for Toowoomba, for the pur- pose of attending thc show there. The libel action of Ebenezer Thorne, against the proprieters of tho ZKITUXO, was tried at tho Supreme Court to-day. The damage* were lui J at £UXX). The jury returned a verdict for ...
New Zealand. WELLINGTON, AUGUST 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
?tm Zmmtmmê. "WELLINGTON, Arorsr ll. The Ministry have tendered their re- signation which has been accepted hy- the Governor. Sir Julius Vogel has been sent for, and has undertaken the, formation of a new Ministry. (From our Exchanges.) BRISBANE, AUGUST 7. At the District Court yesterday be- fore Mr. Acting Judge Noel, two men named Samuel Vokes Dudgeon and Otto Hcvd were found guilty of a larceny of moneys from the bedrooms of Phillips' Grand Hotel. They -were each sentenced to tuc years penni servitude-! Ar«rsx .S. Mr. Griffith opened the ltnscwood Farmers" Show yesterday, a number of Members of Parliament being present. BRISBANE, ALIILSX 7. PARLIAMENTARY. Legislative Assembly. At tie s:' I ll i yesterda; , the Bid«, of Exchange Bill was read a third time. The Immi- grât on Act Amendment Bid, which specially provides for indenting chm'j» European labour, was read a second t;me after a debate lasting until nihi- ll ght. Jt was re-iolvcd that during the remainder of the session tho ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Special Cohuui. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY, REDUCTION IN FARES. FROM 1st May proximo, Saloon and Steerage Fares - by - the Company's Weekly. Mau Steamers, between Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Bowen, Towns- ville, Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone River, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFTY PER CENT. BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. April 36,18S4. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION OF FARES BETWEEN BRISBANE AND SYDNEY. THE FARES by the above Company be- tween Brisbane ami Sydney are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT. (25). For particulars, apply BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. TO INVESTORS, CAPITALISTS, AND SPECULATORS. 'W~ &lt;* ir ?» /».AON A-M A EA. 4LP Government axiU uewnu Awntunnr, VALUATOR and LAND AGENT. References-Q. N. Bank, Cairns. REV. J. D. MABLY will (D.V.) preach on Sunday next in the Church, Abbott street, at ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m., and Smith- field at 3 p.m. Church of England. REV. G. R. F. NOBBS will (D.V.) con- duct Divin...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. August 7.-Quiraing, s.s., Capt. M'Lean, from Sydney, via Brisbane and portal Pas» ! sengera-Mr3. Chard, Miss Kingsford, Mr. A. Kedston, and 25 in steerage. . _Augu«t 7,-Lizzie Davis, schooner. Capt. Jionvood, from Sydney. August- 9.-Menmuir, s.s., Capt. Helms, from Adelaide, via Sydney and Brisbans. August 9.-Maranoa, s.s.. Capt. Hampton, from Cooktown. ; Passengers-Mrs. G. S. Davis, Misses Lynch, Messrs. S. Lord and A. Feez, Sub-inspector Carr and 5 troopers, . and S in steerage. August 9.-Quiraing. s.s., Capt, M'Lean, i pom Cooktown. Passengers-£ ,u steerage,
IMPORTS. Ex QUI[?]AING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
IMPORTS. Ex QuiBArao. Consigned to. Burns, Philp and Co.-3 co- lonial ovens, 1 case cartridges. 1 parcel, 5 half hhds ale, 1 case package caps. Consigned to A. Taylor and Co.-1 hhd hardware, 2 casks, \ case, 2 boxes tinplates, 1 case nurdwiiro, 1 do glass, 7 bundles buckets, 2 do tubs, 1 do TE buckets, ¡1 grind- stones, 1 ca*e axes, 1 do handles, G do nails, 1 bundle forks, 1 do saws, 1 case pumps, 2 do hardware, 1 do ink, I do glassware, 1 boiler, 1 box g s mounts. Consigned to W. P. Redden.-10 bags corn. ? Miscellaneous.-1 paper parcel, 1 case hardware, 3 half cases apples, 4 do oranges, 4 do mandarines, 5 bales bags, 1 bundle tar Eaulin, 2 butcher's carts, 1 case plants, 12 ags potatoes, 1 keg bi,tter, 1 case package saddlery, 1 case, 1 bag"oysters, 1 box varnish, 1 package saws, 1 smith's bellows, 1 case knives, 1 case, \ parcel, 1 package chain, 1 parcel,' 2 cases," iiil/lU mats rice, 1 package opium. 1 case sundries, 5 do oranges, l chest drawers.-Burns, Philp and Co., agents....
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
DEPASTURES. August 7.-Maranoa, s,s" Capt. Hampton, for Cooktown. August T.TrAgnes, brigantine, Capt. West- ray, for Port Douglas and the Daintree. August '7.-Quinum?, e,s., Capt. M'Lean, for Cooktown. ' Passengers-Mr. M'Guire, and I in steerage. Augast 9.-Menmuir, s.s., Capt. Helms, foi Cooktown nnd Hong Kong. August Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, for Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pas. sengers-Mr. and Mrs. Southerden. Miss Southerden. Mrs. Berry, Masters Southerden ¡ind Berry, and 5 in steerage. ^Auguat 9.-9lu'íí"°fc. B.s?. Capt. M'Lean, .engera-rrÄi. Gorton, Á$ra.~CocCmne,"£tm? Macnamara and 2 children, Messrs, C, Beck, - J. Kodgers. and G in steerage, August 10.-Whaup. ketch. Capt. Browne, for Mary borough. Angust 13. - Morning Light, schooner, Capt. Hardy, for Bundaberg.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
Marriage. MACNAMARA—BLAKE.—August 8, at &nbsp; Cairns, by the Rev. G. E. F. Nobbs, John Macnamara, eldest son of the late James &nbsp; Macnamara, merchant, Sydney, to Sara Partington Blake, fourth daughter of the &nbsp; late Henry Worthington Ransom, of Levenshulme, Ipswich.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 14 August 1884
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