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POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. * A mail steamer leaves Brisbane for the potts of Maryborough, Gladstone, and SocUuunpton every alternate Tuesday. A steamer is alao despatched to these ports every week by the AJS.K. Company, which carries wail*. The Northern Mails arrive at Brisbane on Friday or Saturday. Newspapers are required to he posted one boar before the time appointed for closing the mail*. Salunlau ... Friday ... Thundau Weduvtdau Tvauiao* ... Monday ... Sunday ... UAYM. E. Waterholos, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipg^vlch— (MoggUl 10 a.m.) II. Watorholetf. Oxley, Goodna, Ipswich — (Logan Reserve, Neranfc Creek, 2 p.m.) B. Waterhole*, Oxley, tloodiia, Ipiwlch Rocky Waterholon. Oxley, Ooodnu, li>swlch Rocky Waterholes.Oxley, Good- Ha, Ipswich—(Warwick, X»- nnuKO, Mandgnte, 10 a.m.) Rocky Waterliolcs, Oxtey, Ooodnu, Ipswicli 9.15 A.M. 1IAI18 AKB1VB AT TUB GEN1BAL POST-OlfFtCl, BBI8DAVK, Oxley, Goodna, Ipswluh, Toowoomba, Drayton, Dalby Oxley, Goodniv, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Drayton, Dal...
FATAL ACCIDENT IN THE RIP.—TWO LIVES LOST FROM ON BOARD THE BLACK SWAN. (From the Argus, March 8.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
FATAL ACCIDENT IN THE RIP.—TWO LIVES LOST FROM ON BOARD THE BLACK SWAN. (From the Argus, March 8.) The s.s. Black Swan, the arrival of which has been anxiously looked for since Sunday, steamed into the bay yesterday, shortly after midday, having made, perhaps, one of the stormiest pas- sages which has ever beeii experienced between Launceston and this port. Most unfortunately, too, the voyage has not been unaccompanied with fatal consequences. The Black Swan left Tamar Heads at 6 o'clock on Sunday morning last, and until 4 o'clock in the afternoon I moderate westerly winds were experienced- The wind then biew with increased violence, and freshened into a heavy gale, accompanied with a great deal of rain, and a very high sea running. Captain Woods then bore away for Waterloo Bay, in order to save the horses and other live stock on board. The steamer anchored at 9 o'clock in the evening, and remained under shelter there until 7 o'clock on the following evening, when the wind perceptib...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. March 13.—Gleaner, schooner, from Howe's Island. March 13.—Coomerang, s., from Moruya ; Kembls, s., from the Clyde Biver; City of City Adelaide, s., from Melbourne. DKPARTTMB. March 13.—Robert Towns, barque, for the South Sea Islands; Kute, for Auckland ; Lady Young, b., and Telegraph, »., for Brisbane; Balclutha, &.»., for Melbourne; Tamana, for Hong Kong. March 14.—Octoroon, tchooner, for Brobane,
THE MAIL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
THE MAIL NEWS. THE telegraphic summary of English and European news which appears in our issue of to-day is the most important that has reached us for many months past. Unfortunately, however, it is invested with painful interest in consequence of the de plorable loss of life by shipwrecks, of which that of the steamship London stands foremost in point of local importance. Exciting as this news must be in all the colonies, it must be of greater intensity in Melbourne, to which port the London was bound, and to which she was designed to convey amongst a large number of pas sengers, many old and influential colo nists. The perils of the deep are never perhaps more fearfully pour trayed than by the helplessness of a dis mantled ship battling w ith the fury of the winds and the waves ; and the appalling nature of the scene, briefly narrated in our telegram, can be so well imagined that a description of it, even were we in a position to give it, would be, under the present circumstances,...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
Furniture. GENERAL FURNITURE WAREHOUSE. G THROWER, Spring, Fibre, and Macbine • made Flock and Hair Mattresses, Iron Bedsteads, and every kind of Colonial Furni ture, Queen-street (opposite Police-office), Bbibbahe. TRY BEN. PALMER ft CO/8 17s. 6d. O Ssa^B^L^B^L^Bß &lt;• a^Ba^H X m aB lH * fc» WM M M 00 an HV HADE TO MEABURE. OPPOSITE TOWN HALL, queen street.
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
MARYBOROUGH. ARRIVALS. March 14.—Queensland, s., and Florence Irving, s., from Brisbane. March 15.—Diamantina, s., from Gladstone and Bockhamnton, at 1 n.m. DIPAKTVXK3. March 14.—Eagle, s.s., for Sydney. March 15.—Queensland, § and Florence Irring, for Bockhampton.
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 7th page.) ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 7th page.) ARRIVALS. March 11.—Cawnrra. A.S.N. Co.'b 8., 439 tous, Captain W. Milman, from Sydney the Bth instant. Passengers : Messrs. J. Allen, R. BuUoek, T. Brnntl, J. Swan. Spencer, Wheeler, and 25 in the steerage. March 12.—Laily Boweu. Q.S.N. Co.'s b., 425 tone, Captaiu T. A. Lake, from Sydney the Oth instant. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. W. Brookes, Miss Staeey, Miss Bunion, Messrs. J. Robertson, Kelk, Adam, J. Dow, and 33 in the steerage. March 12.—Sultana, Block Ball ship, 1201 ton?, Cnptain T. William?, in Brisbane Roads, from llcrvey's Bay. Bright Brothers, agents. March 13.—Yarra Yarra, A.S.KT. Co. s b., 350 tons, Captain J. Moppett, from Sydney, the 10th instant. Pussengiv* •• Messrs. O. Mackay, G. Blunt, Bume, W. B. Hunter, G. Sandemou Hopkins, W. H. Cooper, and 7 in the "teera^ March 14—Florence, schooner, &lt;G tou , 5 Captain M. Ellis, from Melbourne. 'Captain, Agent. Murck 14.—Spray, brig, 142 tons, Cnptain A. ...
Scientific and Statistical. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
Scienti fic and Statistical. LARGE discoveries of plumbago are stated to have been made in the inland district of the Cape of Good Hope. A sample of eight bags has already been shipped to England, in order to test it* Talue in the homo market. At the Birmingham Industrial Exhibition the first prize wai awarded to Mr. Peter Gaskell, the inventor and patentee of tho cab indicator, which shows the distance the cab goes, and th* amount the passengers hare to pay. Br means of an inrention which has been patented by Mr. John Macintosh, of North Bank, Regent's Park, and Mr. A. H. Thurgar, of Norwich, the necessity of looking back to observe the direction of a boat is obviated. A ctximdm of 100 inches in diameter, tha largest erer cast at the nary yard in Washing* ton, was lately successfully cast. The amount of metal used was 58,000 lb.; time of running into the mould, three minutes and a quarter. A kiw material for paper-making has just been discovered in Franoe. With the root of lucerne ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
DEPARTURES. Muroh 10.—City of Brisbane, A.S.N. C'o.'s s., SOI tons, Captain F. C. Knight, for Sydney. Passengers: Mrs. Morey and serrant, lira. Osbourne, Mrs. Bemo, Mrs. Sims, Messrs. W. C- Bush, 8. Bluo, T. Makeson, J. Jacobs, A. &lt;l. Bae, Lewis, J. C. Dc Voy, Heuriques, J. Keid, B. S. Sayer, J. Goaport, B. Billing, W. Wal lace, H. Wallace, Burnet, Gibb, W. J. Watts, Masters G. and S. Morcy, and about 35 in the eteerage. March 13.—Cawarra, A.S.N. Co.'b s., 439 tons, Captain W. Milman, for Sydney. Pas sengers : Mrs. Brayehcr, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Bwyny, Miss Norton, Messrs. J. M'Donnell, J. D. Larcombe, J. D. Myers, H. Tozer, W. S. Campbell, C. M'Dermott, and SO in the steerage. i March 18.—lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain T. A. Lake, for Sydney. Passengers: Miss Ru?h, Mrs. J. P. Smith, Messrs. C. O. Cameron, C. C. Bush, J. M. Francis, Pottigrew, B. Petty, and 24 in the steerage. Maroh 18.—Florence Irving, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 438 tons, Captain W. Cottier, for Mary...
THE DECAY OF LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
THE DECAY OF LOVE. HERBERT WILLIAMS. I MET my love at eventide, When all was still; The sweeping clouds were purple dyed— The purling rill Washed mournfully adown the Tale, As sighed the sweetly-scented (ale. She pawed me with a mournful glance: Alas, the day! How soon dusolret life's romance, If Lore betray. Secal that look of proud disdain! Hot leare me thus—l speak in Tain. Some yean hare fled—we met again, But ah! how changed; In rain she seeks to charm once more The heart estranged. Time—Time, thon changest all—and yet 'Iwere better far we ne'er had met.
Odds and Ends. (Original and Selected.) ODE TO THE TERRESTRIAL GLOBE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
Odds and Ends. (Original and Selected.) ODE TO THE TERRESTRIAL GLOBE. (By a Miserable Wretch.) ROLL on, though ball, roll on! Through pathless realms of space Roll on! What though I'm in a sorry case? What though I cannot meet my bills? what though I suffer toothache's ills? what though I swallow countless p*"«! Xerer yon mind! SoU on! «oH on, though ball, roll on! Through seas of inky air 801 l on! Ifs true I've got no shirts to wear- It's true my butcher's bill is doe; It's true my prospects all look blue- Bat dont let that unsettle you! Never you mind! 801 l on; [HroHsoi.] War it an active waiter like a racehorse ? Became he rant for the plate. A JCajt who had a scolding wife, being asked what he did for a lit ing, replied that he kept a hot-kotm. Th» system on which Brigham Yonng coo duct* hi* matrimonial affairs :—Quick returns and small propketa What v that which everyone wishes to pos sess, and which everyone wishes to get rid of as they hare got it ?—A good appetite. AFbsvch...
USEFUL RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
USEFUL RECEIPTS. FINE PINE-APPLE MARMALADE.—Take the largest, ripest, and most perfect pine-apples. Pare them, and cut out whatever blemishes you may find. Weigh each pine-apple, balancing the other teak with an equal weight of the beat doable-refined sugar, finely powdered, a* torn*. The white ragar, that is sold ready-powdered, is generally so adulterated with finely pulrerised starch, as to hare Tery fittle strength or sweet nee*, and is, therefore, unfit for sweetmeats, as when mad* with it, they will not keep. Grate the pine-apples on a large dish; using a Urge, coarse grater, and omitting the hard core that goes down the centre of each. Pat the grated pine-apple and the sugar into a pnstTring kettle, mixing them thoroughly. Set it orer a moderate and Tery dear fire, and boil and «*i— it well, stirring it after skimming. After the scum has ceased to appear, stir the marmalade frequently till it is done, which will generally be in an hour and a half after it has come to a boil. ...
SYDNEY. March 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
SYDNEY. March 10. The Marina has brought a cargo of Chilian breadstuffs. March 12. The Supreme Court have granted a rule nisi on four points again** the conviction of Ber brand. They will be argued on Thursday. Papers from Chili report the capture of a Spanish steamer by the Chilian corvette Euneralda. The investigation into the origin of the late explosion is not yet concluded. March 13. The Western mail was robbed near Welling ton on Sunday. The Attorney-General had an interview with Mrs. Bertrand to-day, on the subject of the late trial. The most strenuous efforts are being made for the reprieve of Bertrand, but at present they have not been attended with success. Mr. Walter Mason, long connected with the Sydney Punch and the Zllmiratcd Newt, and well-known as a clever wood engraver, dropped down dead last night. He was the brother of Mr. O. B. Mason, of Brisbane, and was much respected. The cargo of Bourbon sugar, sold at auction to-day, realised good prices. The lady Young and ...
ROCKHAMPTON. March 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
ROCKHAMPTON. March 14. Mr. A. Norton, one of the candidates for Parliamentary honors, addressed the electors of Rockhampton last evening. His remarks were principally confined to the opposition to the applications made for land under the regula tions of the society recently formed. No motion of confidence in Mr. Norton was passed, as it is supposed that the claims of pri vate business will render his election doubtful.
DALBY. March 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
DALBY. March 13. The Criminal Sessions commenced on Friday last. There was only one case—namely, that of Mrs. Kim, who was sentenced to fourteen days' imprisonment for assaulting and stabbing a Chinaman. At the Civil Sittings fourteen cases were disposed of, and the Court adjourned to-day tine die. Grekt preparations are being made for the celebration of St. Patrick's Day. There has not yet been any rain, and trade is very dulL
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Colonial Government securities: New South Wales, 92 to 94. New Zealand, 100 to 102. Victoria, 6 per cent., 105 to 106. Queensland, 6 per cent., 99½ to 100$. W 00l. —Since the opening of the year the wool trade has been steady. From the close of the last sales business was active, and the demand to purchase at second hands descriptions to sort up was so great that the markets became exceedingly bare; the advance in prices ranged from Id. to l^d. on the rates ruling in November sales. Hides.—The sales of Australian hides have been at a decline of one-eighth of a penny per lb. At these rates only half the quantity offered was sold. Leather.—Sales of leather have been steady at former rates. Bark.—Mimosa bark is in less demand. Skins. —The sales of Australian skins have been very small. Tallow.—Australian tallow has declined one shilling per cwt. Russian: PYC, on the spot, is quoted at 495. 6d. for imme diate delivery, with a limited demand. The stock of tallow ...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
CHINA. An outbreak occurred on board the ship Pride of the Ganges, which was bound for British Guinea, and had four hundred emi-&lt;*> grants. The Chinese killed the captain and the purser. The barque Palladia, Page, from Sydney to Shanghai, lias been wrecked near Borde laigee Island. The captain and the crew were saved. The rebels have caused much anxiety to be felt in North China. Alarming news has been received from Han Kow. It is stated that a large rebel force is within thirty miles of the city. The Leading Imperialist General has, it is rumored, joined the rebels. H.M. gun-boat Algerine has been sent to aid the Imperialists, and has been crowded by refugees. Piracy in the China seas continues to a great extent, and the greatest atrocities are committed. The Frenoh barque Jeannie Joseph was boarded and plundered when thirty miles from Hong Kong. Two of the crew were murdered. The American brigantine Alma was also captured. The captain and crew with two exceptions esc...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 17 March 1866
INDIA. The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company's steamer Jeddo was lost on January 3, when ten miles south of Bombay. All the passengers, the mails, and the cargo were saved. The native crew on board refused to work after the ship struck, and they have since been tried and sentenced to three months' imprisonment each. The Chamber of Commerce, at Bombay, has sent a petition to the English Par liament concerning the postal service between India ami England. The Calcutta Chamber has also taken a similar course. The disturbance which was anticipated on the North-West Frontier has been settled satisfactorily, and the British forces have been withdrawn. The Governor-General has sent home a recommendation to the Secretary of State, to the effect that the number of Judges should be reduced from twelve to nine. The scarcity of food in Bengal is so great that a large proportion of the native population have emigrated. The Bank of Bombay has obtained a writ against the Alliance Fi...