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LOSS OF THE GOTHENBURG. S.S. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

LOSS OF THE GOTHENBUBG. S.S. Captain Hirst has kindly supplied as with copyofTlettoraddnsBsd by Ca|taui WUma, S^a. Lricttardt, to MrT A^Kemmis, «be A.aK. Co. a agent at Macksy. B ran as fauows:— Steamer Leicnbardt, Flat-top Island, Feb. 27. 1875. Dear Sir. -^ am fiCTyto inform you of the total wreck of the sj. Gothenburg, sf ltd bourne, on the Barrier Beef, *3me to Flindcr's Passage fbtitnde 19' IT' 30' south, longitude 148° 4' east), bound to Melbourne from Fort T1-- —lit S-as- tl*A jIujiI fi= SassaBfa^Balm^S -?! board, with 38 of a crew and 30»-E.«f gold. Siewaseomgat the rate «f twelve knots an hoar, with all aail set and Ml steam, when sbestmckonthereet The accident orramA at 7pjn. on Wednesday, February 24. Sate enougb it was a fearful rdght, with Waal sad ram, thunder and lightning. I was bare to under a dose-reefed arizen, between Bowen and the Barrier, that mgbt I left Bowen st 4.40 a-m. on the 2Sth for Mackay, aod at 7.4© pjn. I picked np one of her -the Gothm faorg's) boat...

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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

I LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. t A UD7CB received in town from the Agri ! cultural Beserve ays that on tbe occurrence of tbe first flood, after tiw deluging fains of a fortnight ago, the ladies at Laurel Bank took refuges* Mr. John Moray's, Eifaroy Park On the water subsiding they retained to Laurel Bank, aid when the flood again came on Uuy wen obliged to take refuge in the punt. I fae latest intelligence was that there were forte-five people on board the pant, and Bat sneh was the strength of the crant that there was no getting within half a mile of it. A CiBi.vEr photograph has been presented tons by Mr. D. Temple, giving a view of the Ktrroy fiiver and tie Esplanade, as seen from the bank opposite the A- S. X. Company's orSees. To a stranger the scene may not appear remarkable. bnt anyone acquainted with the usual level of die river will appreciate (he height attained by file flood now happily subsiding. A boat ia moored to one of (be fence pasta, and her Iww is just -n a lend with t...

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NOTES THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

\ NOTES ON THE WEEK, f vitti a. decidedly watery tint The coast dis tricts bom Sydney to the Cape York appear to iuTe usual v ed a pretty unpartod -iinlri1ju- ton at the hands of Jupiter PlovinE. The feieaUat amount at nin£aH we have yet beard of, however, was at Boekbimpfau, but the losses, except at Boaibnxxa, do not appear to have been very great. In New Sonth Wales Madesy Rivera, where the destruction seems to have bean i—r—— Hie gnawing odds have saBered alone tile whole coast-hoe, bnt the Btmn will be to some i' ilwiti compEn gated by the advanced prices which mnst be raid for produce of all tank. AtGytnjne and Georgetown, the quartz reefers appear to have goffered severely. few in number, bat among tim is a fa»w» CTUsUiylie which sas caused one of 41k capital cities «f *— »?-'' to go in mourning. We refer to the sad lost of the Gothenburg, steamer, nartknbra of which are communicated in IrirgramB bom our Uacksy and Bowen comxpon dana. The Gothenburg was returning from Port Da...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MARYBOROUCH, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

Mahtbobocch, March 3. fFrvm tie ComrUr.J Tms town has been visited by tfcfi heaviest flood era- known in tie district, being tm feet above the flood of ISTtt, The fresh in the river commenced running atrang on Thurs day njeht, and reached its highest on banday ^y^ It is mr ™l-^K-j fast, and the steamer, are enabled to discharge rtlonEside -(-he-wharves. Ko great damage has been done in torn. The fanners on the river have lost heavily, but their loss cannot yet be Messrs. Harrington, Young, Annear, Hors bm-gh, Bobert Jones, Booker, Hanrood. link later, and Soother-den have been elected alder man of tiie nmnidpality for the framing year. At Bundaberg, on Monday last, the A.S.J.'. Ca's wharf andstore, the ferry shed and the ? sum's honse, were all swept tnv by the flood. Contents saved. A turner named Tooley seen **-**-*£ down the Burnett River -m a aft, was resened. Mr. 1L E Palmer has last 70 tons sugar, his total loss beine — ?*?— V at £3)00. The damage at John stone's saw mflb is e...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Mr. Plans Report on the Navigation of the Fitzroy. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

Mr. Plews' Report on the Navigation of the Fitzroy. The following is a portion of Mr. Plews' report referred to at the Chamber of Com- merce meeting on Wednesday last : — With respect to the best means to be em ployed for the removal of these obetoictiot.6, and deepening tie bed of the river at these fiats, 1 am of opinion that a small dredge, bn3t for river purposes, and the necessary punts, will be required. I have formed tins opinion after a careful study of the river, and a due consideration of every other plan ; and it appears to me the only feasible, as well as the least expensive, The ehoala axe'eo large, snd cover anch an extent of surface, that no aconr thai; could be earned by »-mi-jih**pm, the *^*''^ of tiie river,— either by snomersfle longitudinal dykes (as shown in red in sketch), or by the tbrownug out tranevene spots or groins tram the banks, -^woukl effectually secure them for a long time without the jmjutsnff of same artificial means. The use of transverse bpurs or...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 13 March 1875

. ? _ ._. ? \SHIPPING MEWS. I AE8IYAI& Mirch t — (In Keppel Bay), Brisbane, E.M.S., 1000 torn. Obtain Park, from Brisbane. Passengers for Rockfaampton -. Mr*. Martin, cJuld, and em-ant, Messrs. F. Cooper, Day, and Mali, with turongh passengers for the north. J. Headrick anuCo.. azents. March 5. Tinonee, s.s. 265 tons, Captain H. Hirst, from Mackay and Broadsound. Passengers: Mrs. Rosely and 2 children, Mrs. Parkins, Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Burkett and 5 children, Miss Tucker. Messrs Seaward, W. Gross, A. C. Tellis, Noble, E. Hayes, W. Dawes, Quinn, M'Grade, W. Burkitt, and 26 in the steerage, including 8 prisoners. Wood and Wood, agents. March 5. -Black Swan, sjl, 210 tour. Captain A. T. Edwards, from Mackiy, March 4. with through passengers for Bos bane. Wood and Wood, agents. March 6.— Lord Ashley, sjl. 393 tons. Captain H. B. Bristowe, from Brisbane, March 4. Passengers-Miss Butcher, Means. Marks. Fibpatrick, Stare, Fryer, Collins, McGrath, and 100 in the steerage, B. M. Hu...

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JOHN MITCHELL RE- ELECTED. LONDON, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

JOHX MITCHELL HE-ELECTED. Losdon, March 13. John Mitchell has been rejected by an overwhelming majority over He Moore, the

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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

1 COMMERCIAL f Cumnraw Omn, Friday Evening. TSwm- has been « marked change for the In Hi i in- general bushiesi fluting tiw veA. The rim and cntb are all down, and nilraad tnffie tat been resumed right through. Tbereaie plenty of camera in tn»n, man ?budaocenf loading, eombyoden baring scenandated during the late flood. A tew kun have left within the bat two or time days, fant the majority of canieta prefer lenvuninR unt3 (he rada atoll have thoroiDzhly dried. The wool UWy submerged at the Iteanaiaiai being zspidlr' dried, dressed, aalbaledready for shipment. 113 hales have hem Keened since last Saturday, and rates rf carriage raty be quoted: To Ckrmoot £10. and £11 to £IS return : to Springsnre, £11 «ehwAy;toTambo,£20to£21, and £13 to £14 retain ;Hacka1L £21 to £33. and £13 to £17 retam. The fnOowine quantities of wad have been raceired in town during the week: — By W. Beid and Co.: 38 bales. TBS; IS bales. B&H. By John Hesdnck and Co. : 4* bales, T*L ; ibalcWR. ByB. K. Hun...

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NEW FRENCH MINISTRY. LONDON, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

SEW FRENCH MENTSTRY. Losdon. March 12. A newMmistry has been formed. Buffer, Minister for tbe Interior ; Dnfanre, Justice ; Say, Fmawf. ; Waflon, Instzvction ; Meanax, Commerce. Tin idlu i ijfii i n stt «™*™j»J

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THE NEW JUDICAT[?]RE, BILL. LONDON. March 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

THE SEW JTjDICATCBB, BILL LoNDO-r. March 10. Lord Chancellor Cairns has withdrawn his bin for the amendment of the Judicature Act of last session.

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The Relation of Alcohol to Physical Strength. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

The Halation of Alcohol to Physical Strength. A cokrkspovdens asks us (Scientific American) : -i) Is there not a clashing of ? authorities in regard to the relation of alcohol to physical strength, as indicated in our recent article on alcohol, food and force? {2) Whose experiments were dierein referred to? {3) Howis it possible for a dose of alcohol to increase one's working power, if, as Todd and Bowman state, 'die use of alcoholic ing die pepsin of flre gastric juice, there by interfering with its action?' He adds that he does not find in his text books any authority far die position that alcohol is a force producer. There is a serious Hashing to be observed among current opinions in re gard to die action of aScoho! in die human system, due very largely to die bet diat die effects of alcohol vary im mensely with die dose, but more perhaps to the tendency of men to come to decided conclusions from one-sided or insufficient evidence, and to bold to such conclusions in spite of ever...

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AUCKLAND. March 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

ACCKLA2O-. Marti 9. There net mnttny on bcanZ &e mmugraixt ship. TfwJia, on ?£»*» passage from Fug***'! to this colony. Tbe mutineers oo arrival were oijiiureil over to me autLonbes. Shocks of earthquake were felt at Napier, rVeffington, and Kelson on tbe Stir instant. Sir George Grey's election as Superintendent of AncfcwDa Province is considered certain.

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ADELAIDE. March 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

ADELAIDE. March 13. Wheat is firm, and sales haw been made at 3s.lld.nerbnsheL j March 16. It is estimated that the yew s harvest will leave 32,000 tons wheat available for export, i MarchlS. j Tbe Gothenburg Belief Fond has readied : aooa I It is reported that Hennaii and Bonlill, the; pxploryty!, batxe been mnnl£rel* j

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MELBOURNE. March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

MELBOURNE. March 12. A decline in die pace af cattle, to the extent of ten sniffings per head, has occurred. In sheen, prime wethers are firm, bat all others are dull of sale. The first sod of 6k Gmriand Railway was faiTTw»J yesberdxp. xbcre was a, qitmJi SsbsEictoty ansnigaBents iixfe iwai cod dnded between the postal anHmritieE at Sydney and Melbourne for the tijjujliimionof Sydney mans to and from Melbourne, and also for tiie establishment of a tessgranme money order system between «he leading Mrs. Brack obtained £430 damages against die Government, m consequence of injuries — t.:~j at the Spencer-street Banway The Gothenburg Behef Fund exceeds £1006. Five thousand, cases of Xwtocb rbnsBnac were sold at Is. Si, and. quantity of the diamond brand at la Id. March Ii The trial of the defaulter, OTenraH, takes place next week. * tiahmmy won the Newmarket W^a^T. Mr. Taifs Memonme won flc Town Ftate, beating Diver and Lndine essay. March IS. Private advices from London confirm the repo...

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Peak Downs. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

Peak Downs. The mails from Peak Downs and the Barcoo came punctually to hand last evening. We have files of Clermont and Copperfield papers to last Saturday. We learn from the Tefrprosi that active measures have been taken to net the Broad soond road speedily repaired, and that die representations hare been already successful, as a telegram received on Friday last by Mr. Graham, 1LL.A-, from Mr. Gosset sayB :— ' Mr. Jardme is absent. Fearon, overseer of road party, has been telegraphed to tojpot a toll party on the Broadsonnd road. He is instencted to repair creeks, &c., at once snffi cienliy for bade.' A fal^o^m received by Mr. Ailair from St I^wrenceon March 5 states;— At the Con nors &rVer tite water rose tvo feet in tiie'j houses, being fnlly three feet higher than any j other previous flood. So lives were lost there, but castle and sheep belonging to the people living there, and a portion of Mr. John Adair's public house were carried away. Passing's waggons were...

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SYDNEY. March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

SYDKEY. Ibrdirl At the usual weekly wool sales, prices showed noalteratian A portion of the wreck of a new brig called the ^ irai** Ode, has ~lm h found off firooinr Cape. Also two of her boata. Nothing is known of die fate of bc9r ulw. A deputation has waited npon die Premier, m-rinc die constrnction of the Hlawam Bailway. At Newcastle yesterday, four lads were gaUantiy rescued from drowning Irytwo young BMaI' March 13. The steamer Helen Macgregor, from Sydney to Grafton, was totally wrecked at die Clarence Hirer Heads. Seven lives were lost, and the vessel is breaking op fast She is insured for £6300. A man in Mait3aM^ has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for brutally assault ing his wHe. March IS. The Helen MHJregor, S.K., one of the Clarence and Ekfamond Steam Compsnys boats, has became atatal wreck. Themans have been saved, but tile cargo is afllost. The latter consisted of 97 bales wool, 480 bags maize, and 400 bags tin ere. The steamer struck the reef on die Uarenee...

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BRISBANE. March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

BBISBAKE. March 15. to die effect that, with a view to bring the' whole department under tiie efficient control oftheMmisterfor Lands, Mr. A. O. Gregory wul be removed from die SurveyorGeneral ship and appointed to the post of Geological Surveyor. His salary, it ie understood, will It is also understood that the Government intend submitting a proposal to parliament for Ha nsunmtion of all lands available for settlement on die Darling Downs, Moreton, Wide Bay, and Mackay districts. Itistarther intended to sell by auction a large quantity of back lands. It is estimated that there are 300,006 acres on Jimhom-, and adjoimns stations in the neighbourhood of Ualby, which win fetch twenty-shuimgs per acre, cash : and Oat there are 400,000 acres around Boma worth ten ehunngs per acre. March 13. The Hack Swan, sas, sailed to-day at noon for Maryborough, Bockhamptan, and liackay. The Hon. H- E. King is a passenger, the ab ject of Ins visit being to inspect the damage caused to the railway by ...

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TAMBO. March 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

TAMBO. March 16. I There has beennomxQ from Bockhampton for three weeks. There has been no rain at Tambo except a thunder-shower. The country is very dry. Edward Koonaa, a stockman atNive ; Downs, was shot dead on Saturday. William I Laurie, a married man, has been arrested and j sent to Charieville far examination. ,

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BOWEN. March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

BOWEK. March 12. Further particulars have txanspired as to I die visit of Pntwaiu, tiie diver, to die wreck ' of die Gothenburg. He ccnght two sharks, ' human skull and some bones ; tiie other con- j tained a quantity of human bones and some wearing apparel. The bones are to be for- ' warded to Brisbane. !

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THE "CAPRICORNIAN." CONTENT— MARCH 20, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Capricornian — 20 March 1875

THE 'CAPRICORNIAN.' ONTEKTS— MlBCH 90, 1875. -* a|,,i^n imi „ „ — _ — XT? 'SSfimixwramiaowS Z - - J« »*OB*i ***??»' -^V. ... ~ - J« ? ssSSssis^1™ E z z E '?'is B^tMl lie IWtmi 111 wlftii _ _ W- SZ^sancMi— ^AOtrrdaonenla — .- .- ***

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