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Woothakata Divisional Board [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Woothakata Divisional Board The ordinary monthly meeting of the Board »as held m the Divisional Hall on luesday, September 7th. Piescnt Messrs Lvcnden, (Chairman), Cummings, Gidia, Duffy, Baker and Killpatnck. The minutes of the previons meeting »ere confirmed on the motion of Mr Dufly, seconded by Mr Baker The conespondence being read the inward »as received and the outward adopted on the motion of Mr Giehs seconded by Mr Kill- patnck. lhe following correspondence was then dealt with I rom Mr II. AV.ason, tendenng his resigna- tion as a member of the Board Mr Evenden moved that Mr Wason's resig. nation be accepted Mr Baker seconded. Carried, Tram the Kingsboro residents petition, asking tint another »eil be sunk, as the pre- sent »ater supply was unfit for domestic pur- poses. MrDuffv proposed tint as samples of water from the Kingsboro »elis had already been forwarded to the Government Analyist tobo I tested, the petition stand over until Ins report I was to hand. Mr Batter second...
Spanish Atrocities in the Philippines. BRUTAL TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Spanish Atrocities in the Philippines. BRUTAL TREATMENT. A Hong Kong correspondent writes to the London Sketch (June) as follows - " I have been much amused on reading your issue of March 24th, just to hand by the Trench mail, at the exception taken bj your Bilbao correspondent to your remarks 111 » J he Siddi of March io ancnt the shooting ol rebels, in the Philippines Allow mc to saj, as a resident of fifteen years' standing in these unfortunate yet beautiful islands, that nothing you have said is in any »ay exaggerated, on the contrarj, far too mild to iptlj describe the atrocious crimes committed bj the Spaniards during and before the present rebellion Re vour illustration, I was standing a few yards away from the photographer »ho took the view Eleven of the thirteen shot were per- sonally well known to me, and a more dis- gusting, inhuman sight 1 never saw One poor old man, a great friend of mine, and Notary Public m the important town of Nueva Caceres, was fired at five separa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
CAIRNS RICE AND PEPPER Grown in ths District and manufac tured locally at the CAIRNS, RICE, COFFEE, mud SPICE HILLS, Esplanade, Caima. _WALSH St Co., AGENTS. ^^ "MYOLA" O O X* IE" X13D. Oiovm at Myola, ueir Barro» Fidli, Cairns, N.(¿. The Registered Brand in an Alligator. WALSH & Co., SOLE ACENTSJ *
A Fire Brigade Crusher. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
A Fire Brigade Crusher. A short while ago a couple of Americans were visiting Cairns, and in their walks about the town hap- pened to pass the Central Fire Station. Attracted by the glittering; brass work on the engines, they stepped inside the station and had a look _ round. Presently one of them, addressing Mr W. Bowden, said : " Do you know in New York we use a nine-inch hose, not a paltry three-inch, such as you have here ?" . ; " Oh," replied the superintendent, " that small ? hose yon ave. is omlyj for J watering the station. This"-holding up i a section of twelve-inch suction hose-" is what -we use at fires. Be- sides, it saves the use of the fire escape. When we want to send a man to the top of a lofty building, we just place him on the top of the hose, turn the water on, and he is up there in no time." "Yes," remarked one of the visitors, "just so. But how docs he come down again ?" " Well," replied the superintendent, " he simph/ places his arms round the jet of water and ...
Ranjitshinji. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Ranjitshinji. An Anglo-Indian writer sa) s --" I re member this Prince (a prince not only in title but in every sense) when he was a little chap at school in the R.ajkumar College at Rajkote (m Kalin» or, a merry province »here )ou meet a ' king ' round every corner An independent king, too, with the power of life and death over his own subjects) I was present when he made his debut on the cricket ground is one of the College Eleven m a match against the Rajkote Club The lad, though onl) a trifle higher than i full sized cricket bat, was \ery keen on cnckct, and he »as encounged in this direction in every conceivable w-ij I am not going into the details of the game I allude to, my object being merely to relate a laughable incident personal to Kanjitsinhji lit went in last for his side in the first innings, but, his partner being bowled immediately the little lad never got a ball We all went off to the tiffin tent »hen the last wicket fell, but Ranjitsinhji stolidly held his ground H...
That Little Joke. HOW SHOW WEEK WAS MADE LIVELY. McGINTY'S ACT IN OPERATION. THE INSPECTOR OF NUISANCES APOLOGISES. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
That Little Joke. HOW SHOW WEEK WAS MADE LIVELY. MCGINTY'S AC! IN OPERATION.^ THTÍNSPECTO^OFNÜISAN'CES APOLOGISES. SIiow and Raes week brought some choice visitors to Cairns fiom the countiy, and while some of them put in their spare time in laudable efforts to paint the town red, others found vent for the exuberance of their long-boitled up spirits in practical jokes. One of these jokes deserves a better fate than to be merely laughed at and foi gotten. Mis B-yines of the Crown Hotel always has her house full of country visitois. who know and appreciate her as an hostess from of old. On the evening of the second day of the Show, Mrs. Byrnes gave the C.A.T.S. a supper, and of course all the visitors from the country weie theie too. The evening was a pleasant one-decidedly pleasant -but everything must have an end, and when the supper party broke np, several members of the Herberton con- tingent strolled out in a purposeless sort of way prepared to strictly follow out the precept tau...
An Agricultural Interview. MR. PETER McLEAN'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
An Agricultural Interview, j MR. PETER McLEAN'S VISIT. Mr Peter McLean, the Under Secre- tary for Agriculture, left for Mackay by tha l^taa O'Gowrie on Wedneaday, 8tn Caima dwtri«r^HTMcL?Îân'a"SîaaVûd,lR the North ' was to inspect the State Nurseries at Kamerunga and Mackay, with a view to making himself personally acquainted with the details of the work, but as a representative of the " Morning Post" managed to catch him during an unoccupied half-hour, Mr McLean un- burdened himself of a few opinions which may interest the public. At the onset a few words may be said regarding the personality of the Under Secretary for Agriculture. He looks exactly what he is, one whose thoughts have been mostly occupied by Agriculture. The history of the Agricultural Department is the hi»tory of himself. He was the first permanent head of that Department and his has been the practical moulding hand which has formed the Department into one of the most useful in the whole system of our Government. A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
PER COPY Oi)ly Moroiog Paper The POST IS THE Acknowledged Leading .'.Paper Of the District PUBLI£H?P IN CAIRNS. Tb? JOB PRINTING Plaot attached to tbe*POST' ¡stbc n>o$t çorrjplctc io Nortb Queensland. ill Classes of Printing Work turned out in unequalled style at the office of the "Morning Post," Abbott St. E. PRAPER ft CO., Proprietors.
The Klondyke. A MAGNIFICENT FIELD. SACKS OF GOLD RETURN OF LUCKY DIGGERS. (From the "San Francisco Chronicle.") [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
The Klondyke. A MAGNIFICENT FIELD. SACKS OF GOLD RETURN OP LUCKY DIGGERS. (From the " San Francisco Chronicle.") A story rivalling in intensity of intcr vcst that, told of tne f.itmiluu.i wealth of Monte Christo iv»s íc'.-itud by the pas- sengers nf the little ¡jtiMiner " Excelsior," which arrived horn St. Michaels, Alaska, on the Kith July. Millions upon millions of virgin gold, according to the story, await the iwHi'rito miner wini lins tho hnrdihoud mid ummzii ti» penetrate , into the unknown depths (if the Yukon district. [Take nil thisdc.tr render, nith a certain amount of salt.-ED. "l'ost."] There was tangible evidence on rho little steamer of the truth nf the stoiy told by the tr.ivulluis, for in the c.ibin were scores of s-icks filled to the very mouth with "dust" taken fiom the placers of tho far fro.:en Xuith. The gold brought by the " Excelsior" was as follows :- -. Alaska Commercial d>y. ... $250.000 T. S.Lippy. «5,000 F. G. H. Bowker. 90,000 James M'Mann . 15,0C0 J. ...
An Eggcentric Problem. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
An Eggcentric Problem. Hamlet somewhere remarks "The morning cock crows." We have no doubt but that he did; he generally does when ho tilinta he can anuoy anoyune Jw «. doma, but after all. ma common an Juciacnt.WRB hardly worth while paying serious attention tor- If "the morning heu had started to crow, Hamlet might have had something to orate about, or had the morning egg started to make a noise it would have been a fact worth handing down to posterity. At least we think so, and because not one egg, but several of them created a fully dei eloped and large-sized njise at Hides' Hotel on Friday week last, wo intend to chronicle the history of the occurrence for the benefit of future generations. It hap- pened that a choice party of Naval Officers and local residents had congregated in the hotel after the Church of England bazaar, and that one of them having won 30 dozen of fresh-laid eggs in a raffle at Mrs W. H. Swallow's stall, decided that it would be a pious notion to take over ...
A Voice from the Dead. A SPBECH BY ISIDOR. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
A Voice from the Dead. A SPBEC/r UV ISIDOB. * Tia w lill feelings of heartfelt rejoicing « o I f,lpefulU ipply tlie scissora to p ige 004 of IfansaiJ, «here ae bud that our \uy own member, Mr Isi lor Lissner, M L A , on August 2"itli spoke on the querti >u of sd. muting the s)dney JuilUtm to the Parlia- mentary Libi in \\ a \crified the truth of Hans ii ¡I report by ttle"rit lung to the C1 af of tlie reporting staff, «ho politely assured us that the report is strictly coricct and that Mr Lissner did speak Quit] a wci_,ht of depresnou is lifted fiom our shoulders and niturally so, too Hie IA nmg Post luwng pheed Mr Lissner m the House ma) be excused for feeling ..omen nat disappointed with the ijiuiitity (we siy noth n^ of the qttalth) of his oiatory H meier, to the point Mi Lissner The liulhtm w as one of tin best of pipers of its soit, hut it «as hardly worth a deadlock Ictweeii the two Houses, aud if there «asa constitutional dilhculty m the way of getting tlio piper into the h...
HEADACHE, BACKACHE, INDIGESTION, FLATULENCE, [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
HEADACHE, BACKACHE, INDIGESTION, FLATULENCE, I Mr T. M. minier, East Street, Rockhiiiu ton, Queensland, writes on July 30th, 1895 :-I um anxious to describe the i lienelit I have received from Clements Tonic. I may stnte 1 am a seaman, and havo been travelling in' all parts of tim world for thirty yours, and for the last 1 nineteen years I havo suffered from Kid- ney and Liver complaint. I had niiu.y changes, but without good results, in fact I thought I should lmvo to givo up tho sea, 1- was so weak and unable to attend .to my duties. 1 happened to meet nu old friend of mino in port one day and told him I thought of going to tim hospital as I felt like a dying man; ho told mo he had been troubled "with tho same complaint until he thought of irying Clements Tonic, from which ho derived such benefit that I decided to try it. After the first bottle I soemed to bo better, and-when tho ship wa» ready for sea I took a few bottles with me, and I can assure you when I reached our desti- na...
Barron Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Barron Divisional Board. The adjourned ordinary monthly meeting of the Barron Diviaioual Board was held in the othee of the Secretary (Mr A. J. WVW. Mason, J. J. Fallon and R. Hampe. COBBKSFONDESCE. - _ ? Included iu the coriespondence dealt with were the following communications : From D. P. Olsen, stating that to "et access to his selection, No. 128 p-irish°of Foruuntine, he had becii compelled to clear a road at a cost of £5, and asking that the Board's Overseer be instructed to iuspict the work, aud if he approved of it that the Board pay the amount expended. The Chairman (Mr McLean) : We did not sutliori.se this man to take up his selection nor to make any inlet or outlet to it. It is his own look out. I move that the request be not entertained. Seconded by Mr Mason, and carried. From the Town Clerk, Sandgate, asking for co-operation in au attempt to have a clause inserted in the Local Authorities Bill providing for the control of foreshores by the various Local Authorities in-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
JOHN CAIRNS, AUCTIONEER, Laud & Commission Agent, SHIELDS STREET, CAIRNS. AGENT rou United Insurance Company, IiIMIT£I>. J.C. has FOR SALE or LEASE some of the CHOICEST BLOCKS OF LAND in the Mulgrave and BuUenden-Kcr Mill Companies on SPECIAL AND EASY TERMS. INSPECTION INVITED, A. J. DRAPER, Auctioneer, Commission, Insurance, House and Estate Agent. IN Order to giie Iniestois eiery opportunity of Selecting Pioportioa to their Liking ni and iround Curns, A. J DitAihii has ploasuro ii Submitting the undermentioned List TERMS-Small Deposit, hahiiice otu a pound of Yonrsa Further particulars at my Olhco. ALLOTMENT 1 2 5 9,10 10 13 12 3,4 25 ID 5 1 ti " 7 !) IO 9,10,11,12 0,15 16 20 1 11 8 . 19,20 9 IO 1,20 16 16 ?.a,jMO.U 1 20 2 16 17 l8 19 20 17 4 ? -io 15 16 3 « 9,10,11,12 13,14 16 19 2,12,13,15 17,1» 8 10 41 ~ 1,8,3 9 41,37,35 34,33,31 14,15,16 5 4,5,6,7 1 4 , Pur. 23Ö Pot. 89 SEC. !P,H RBMAKKS. 4 4 4 4 5 5 C 7 8 8 121 8 11 11 11 15 15 15 10 10 l8 l8 19 19 22 22 23 23 S3 2...
Hospital Committee Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Hospital Committee Meeting. The ordinary monthly meeting of the Committee of the Caima District Hospital was held in the Court House on Monday hut. Present-Messrs E. A. Milford (President?. E. Henriques. J. F. Hollis. G. R. Mayers, D. shepherd, Dr Koch, and A. J. Draper (Secretary). DOCTOR'S REPORT. The report of Dr Koch -for the month was as follows ; Patients remaining from July .. 35 " admitted during August 23 - " treated during August 69 " died during August ... 3 " discharged during August 34 " remaining into September 23 Amongst the patients were 5 female and 27 male Europeans, 1 female and 1 male Aboriginal, 3 Chinamen, 10 male Polynes- ians^ and 3 male Cingalese. Eighteen of the patients were admitted as p-iying, 23 were sent into the Hospital by cnbscribers, 17 by the. visiting Committee, and 2 were admitted as cawgeaey casts, ÜJMuwa .Hl'tm, BI flseasel oTttTgrTTSnT system, 7 ; of the circulatory system, 3 ; of the respiratory system, 7 ; of the digestive system, 4 ; of th...
Cairns Hunicipal Council. CONTRACTS LET. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 16 September 1897
Cain» Honioipal Council.. CONTRACTS LET. A special meeting, called to consider tenders for three contracts, waa held at the Council Chambers at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 15th September. _ Present-His Worship the Mayor, Alder- men Boland, Hansford, Lyons, and Brown. Contract No. 1.-Getting 'tnd carting 800 yards of Edgehill material. TENDERS "" John Mitchell, 4s 9d per cubic yard. W. Kells, 4s SJd par cubic yard. A. Clatk, 2s 10&lt;1 per cubic yard. A. Lock, 2s Cd per cuhic yard. G. Abbott and P. O'Connell, 5s per cubic yard. M. Cleary, 4s 8d per cubic yaid. " I Ou the motion of Aid. Biown, seconded by Aid. Lyons, A. Lock's tender was accepted. Contract No. 2 -For supplying 200 yards ot gravel for the Hop Wah Itoad : Francis Tl.ninm, 5s 3d per cubic yard. Jobu Mitchell, 6s per cubic yard. Aid. Boland moved and Aid. Hinsford seconded that F. Tliumm's tender be accepted. Carried. Contract No. 3.-For getting and stacking 150 yards mangrove mud : One tender only was received, \iz. that ...