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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
SHIPPING. oui ARRIVALS. Mat 14.-Elizabeth, schooner, 50 tons, Cap- tain Hughes, from Maryborough. No pas- sengers. -- Moy 14.-Eva, schooner, 31 tons, Captain Tubbs, from AVido Bay, in ballast. No pas tengers. May 14 -Unknown, schooner, 40 tons, Cap- tain Briúin, from Maryborough. No passen- ger». _ DEPARTURES. Moy 14.-Diana, schooner, 80 tons, Captain W. A*. AVhjte, for Guam, in ballast. May 14.-Caroline, schooner, 61 tons, Cap- tain T. Harris, for Guam, in ballast. May 14.-City of Brisbane, steamer, 810 tons, Captain F. C. Knight, for Sydney. Passengers -Mrs. Jones, Miss Jones, Mr. and Mrs. J. Mooney and family, Messrs. T. A. Russell, W. T. G. Burnett, AV. T. Bayley, F. G. Con- nolly, AV. M'Cabc, A. A. Brown, D. Mitchell, B M. Collvns, A. J. Ralston, J. C. Foote, J. Markwell, *G. Markwell, J. AV. Fletcher, A\T. Christian, and about twenty-live in the steerage. IMPORTS. Elizabeth, from Maryborough : 37,000 feet sawn timber, AV. Pettigrew. Unknown, from Maryborough: 30,000 feet sown ...
NORTH AUSTRALIAN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
NORTH AUSTRALIAN MEETING. Tur Stow nids of thoNoitliAusfiahan Jockey Club mc making basto to get tho com so into jnopi coudition befon (he con nicnccment of the races m June n3x1 iho load fiom the tonn to tho eouiso is bang put in u slato of thorough npan,-the eoipoi ition doing Unit part within tho jnnmeij)ii boundiu), an 1 tho goieiniiicnt Hie leinnuidii 'Lile gato ut tho entrante lo Un eoin»o is to be lomoicd to a moi e com enient plico , the sti light mulling is bung fenced m with a low md feme, and punted , the gate of (he siddhng piddock is lo be lcmoitd lo the noithcin end of (lie paddock, to avoid the boggy píceo ol giound at tho foi mer entrance , the po Is in this paddock ma also to be jminlcd iho course it tlf is midd going consileiablo lmpioieiiient, and iiiitlluug jios lbli is be ng dono lo meit tin wants or tho pubhi, it is also being elim id of all i iibbi«hnnd brolrnbotllt and the whole ol tho dead tites luidfdlcutimbei lsbaiigbmiicil 'I hen isom jinit of tho emu se ...
CORRESPONDENCE. PROCEEDINGS AT ELECTIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
CORRESPONDEN CE. TXOCEEDIXGS AT ELECTIONS. TO THE EDITOU Or THE BRISBANE COCKIER. y to lei Mit c1 fon n'lt I h out gin was lion ibh 1 it uki on the lilt Sin -Hie petition fiom catanimhabitantsof tin "Noithun dist nets presented in tho Hou»o bi Ali Dou0lns on the 10th m tant I behevo contained these woids viz -lhat it xvas undo «nable at tho pieseiit timo to mciease the mini b i oil epic cut at lxo foi the nason that suitable tauditlates were not to bo obtained No«, linda the existing «istem of nominating canch dates tiom tilt hustings that statcmint I have no doubt is toricet fo" x e hive felt the same w ant in Brisb me, an 11 account foi it thus - Alen who po sess political mttgiiti and worthy to be npiisintatiies of tho people ure not of li it class w ho w oultl subm t to the indignity of bang insulted whilo expic»»uig their honest om mons nalba aro thei the mai to humbug tho pt opie for the s ike ol personal interest oi ap pliiisc let tho intended itform so far as lt 1 ite» to th...
The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. MONDAY, MAY 16, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
3Hje Courier. be PUBLISHED DAILY._ Sul . " ' att I MOXDAY, MAY 16, 1S61. att stn The Sessions of the Queensland Parlia- ment for the past two years have been characterized by some lively debates upon questions of Privilege. A very animated discussion of this character took place on Ftitlay last, as will be seen by the reports of the proceedings in the House. Gene- rally speaking some unfortunate publisher of a -newspaper has been the person held up to execration as a violater of Privilege by indignant members. On the last occasiou, however, the party, presumed on very strong evidence to be guilty, xvas a Government servant holding a. high posi- tion. It is a curious fact that those mem- bers of the House who,- on previous occa- sions, were loudest in their cry of " Privi " lege" when comment had been made upon their conduct in a legitimate manner through the press, desired and endeavoured on Friday last to ignore the existence of a privilege which a majority of the House con- sidere...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
Auction Sales SATURDAY, MAY 21. SPLENDID ALLOTMENT IN THE IOATN OF SOUTH BRISBANE. TRUNDLE &lt;t CAMERON have received in- structions to sell at their Rooms, Queen Streets, on SATURDAY, May 21, at 12 o clock, AilthatPOCE or PARCEL of LAND, described on the Government Litho- graph as Allotment No. 3, of section No. 22, having on extensive frontage to HOPE-STREET, and situated between Russell-street and Glenclg-street. The above Allotment contains thirty-six perches, and is situated in one of the most thriving parts of South Brisbane. Terms liberal at sale. 4564 SATURDAY, MAY 21. DELIGHTFULLY SITUATE THREE-ROOMED COTTAGE, Immediately adjoining the Residence of Me. Edju-nd Gbegoby, ieoniino PETRIE TERRACE. TRUNDLE & CAMERON have received instructions from Mr. Louis Silvester to sell, at their Rooms, Queen-street, at 12 o'clock, on SATURDAY, May 21, Allotment No. 9, being part of original portion, No. 2SG, Parish of North Brisbane, PETRIE TERRACE, on which is erected a s...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
ON SÜE, by the Undersigned -I'liito Glass, 120 x. GO, donnntiid Chances' SJieet, IG, 21, and 2G o/s , GO \ IO downward rioek and Gold, AVlule and Gold Satin Parlor, Bed loom, Stanense, Marble, and Oak Paper hangings, Centre Pieces, and Bordoi s , all noyv designs AVIuto Load R in and Poded Lui «cod and Kero cue Oils, Colors, Patent Dry eis, Putty, London Crluc Painters' Blushes, and Gla/icis' Diamonds, Vuini«hcs, S.c Plate Glass, mid Papa hanging Dopftr, Queen street Brisbane J LANG do do do do do do do do do do THL Unilusigned aro pieputd lo execute orders for tho following J 1RS1 CLASS I>SrRUAIENIi«, lecened by then Sydney firm - Brondwood's Cotlago Pianos, bnboid Collin d's do do do Cadby's do Ohiippcl's do Aniliei's do Anchor's do Li nrd'B do in cithn loscwood, xvalnul, oi mahogany cases Fu st class Hui mon nuns, of best makers, al w ai s on hand 1 m (ha mfoi mntion ns to pi ice, including packing, landed freo m Biisbmic, may be ob tinned at JOSEPH KOHN &. CO , Next C...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
FOB IPSWICH. mHE steamer SETTLER, from ' X Raff's Wharf, on WEDNESDAY 5cxtfthe 18th instant at 6-30 a.m. P. W. JACKSON, 4631 Master. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. STEAM TO SYDNEY.-The TELEGRAPH, TIIUBSDAY, May 19, at 530 a.m. TO MARYBOROUGH, GLADSTONE, and ROCKHAMPTON. - Tho WILLIAMS, TUESDAY, May 17, at 2-30 p.m. No advance in rates. TO IPSWICH The IPSWICH, This Day, MONDAY, Mav 16, at G a.m. The BBÏSBANE, TUESDAY, May, 17, nt 6 a.m. The IPSWICH, WEDNESDAY, May l8, at 7 a.m. The BBISBANE, THURSDAY, May 19, at 7 a.m. The IPSWICH, FRIDAY, May 20, nt 8 a.m. Hie BBISBANE, SATUBDAY, May 21, at 8 a.m. HENEY O'EEILLY, Agent. A.S.N. Company's Quices, Brisbane. AUSTEALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. Seduction in the Freight of WOOL per A.S.N. Co.'s Steamers. tf^TjUtOM and after the 1st JUNE «äüEX1 noxt, the FEEIGHT for WOOL from tho Northern Ports to Sydney will he as under : From Brisbane and Ipswich to Sydney, at 12s. per balo. From Wido Bay, Gladstone, and Eockhanipton to Sydn...
THE VERNON. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 16 May 1864
THE VERNON. The Blackwall ship, Vernon, Captain Golds- mid, embarked 373 Government immigrants at Southampton, for Brisbane, on the 4th Decem- ber, 1863, and on the 8th of the same month, she put to sea, but anchored at the Mother Bank off Ryde, in the Isle of Wight, owing to contrary winds. She lay there till the 13th of December, during which interval one of the seamen was lost overboard. She resumed her passage on that date, and had light variable winds and fine weather to the Line, which caused that portion of the run to occupy a longer time than usual. On the 2nd February, 1863, at 2 a.m., it was reported that some of the sailors were in the fore-hold broaching cargo, and making free with the spirits. Captain Goldsmid and Mr. Aldridge, the chief officer, went below and ordered them forward, and ex- cept that some of the men were very violent and threatening in their language, this attempt at mutiny passed off, and the men returned to their duty. At 10 o'clock on the same mornin...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. SUNDAY, MAY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Sunday, May 15. BnisBiNr- 9 nm Bniomctor (corrected), 30 OU, thcrmometei (shade), 517 , ditto (dry bulb), 55 0, ditto (tt et bulb) l8 5 , forco of wind, 1, direction, S AV , extent of cloud, 1, ttcathei, hilo mid cold (Ve) Elect) ic Telegraph ) AA'ind imiAVfithfr-Lytton, AV and fine, Ipsttith, tabu and line, Laidlov, AV, fino and told, loowoomba, calm and lino, Drayton, SAV, and fino, AVmttiek, S AV, and Hue, Dolby, cohn mid fine S\»m\ - 9 ii m Baromotor (correclod), 29 0G7, thermometer (shado), 55 0, ditto (dry bulb) 52 9, ditto (wet bulb), 67, foico of wind 1 , ducetiou, SAV , extent of cloud, 0, weather, fine
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
AB3TBACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. ALT R DVA'IDSON nt noon at Hingstons A u I loititudo Vnllet Cons with Clives U 12 otloek on tho Punuses lortitudo A diet Eiithonwmo and Sundi tes AIL&SItö rßvSER x- BUCKLIND at 12 otloek on tho Píennos Leichhaidt street Gioeines and Oilmen s Storis ME&SBS M4.BTIV t .DICKSON nt 11 o clock nt tho City auction Mart Uc m bulk Invoices of Outlert and 1 ancv Goods Vt 12 o clock at the samo placo Tho Sito for Gran I Stand at tho appioaehuig Intel colonial dicket Alatth
THE MISS KILMANSEGG. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
THE MISS KELMANS EG G. AA'hilo tho Health Olllccr «-as engaged on board the Jobiin Cesar, tho brig Miss lCilniau segg, from Glasgow, hovo in sight, and accord- ingly, when Dr. Hobbs had completed his inspection of tho German vessel, ho proceeded across tho Bay for somo six miles in order t o meet her. As she had only ono passenger, and thero wus no infectious disease among tlio crew, sho was immediately admitted to pratique. Tho Miss Kilmiuisegg is a new brig of 229 tons registered burthen, tho property ol' Mr. Borlas, of Adelaide, who purchased lier in Scotland, as au udditioti to tlio colonial coasting tleet. Sho sailed from Greenock on tho 22nd December, 1803, under command of Captain Thomas C. Fleming, «-ith a cargo, comprising about -480 tons ol' general merchandise Sho arrived in Moreton Buy on tho 2Gth of last month, and cast anchor at the usual anchorage oil' the bar at 8 p.m. Cnptniii Fleming bus kindly furnished us with tho following particulars :-" Tho brig Miss Kilman se...
ADDRESS ON THE BIRTH OF A SON TO THE PRINCE OF WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
ALDllESS ON TUE HIRTH OF A SON to Tim ivuxcn of wales. Ik tho Legislativo Council on Tuosday, May 3, Mr. Bramston niovod tho following address : " Most Gkacioiis Sovninnax, " Mai* it txeask Youu Majesty, " AVc, your Majesty's loyal and dutiful sub- jects, Iho members of Iho Legislativo Council of Queensland, in Parliament assembled, desire again humbly to convey to your Majesty an us suranco of our loyalty lind attachment to your Majesty's crown and person, and to give oxjires bíoii to the heartfelt joy with which wo linvo learnt that the birth of a son lins crowned with its blessing tho murringo of lib Royal Highness tho Prince of AVnlos. " AArc offer lo your Majesty our humble con gratulalions upon this auspicious event j and tvo hail tho birth of Ibis infant princo ns open- ing a bright prospect in tho future, of tho con- tinuance of those blessings «-hieb, under tho beneficial rulo of your Majesty, aro enjoyed by all classes of your Majesty's subjccls, even by thoso « ho, like o...
MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
f I MUTUAL IMSROVEMENT SOCIEVr.J 1 We havo jilcasurc in recording rho manguri!-' tion of n Mutual Improvement Society in the rapidly increasing und improving suburbs of Milton and Petrie Terrace. For the last few weeks a number ol' the residents of tho above named suburbs havo boen organising a society for mutual instruction, offset to which was given by a few of the intended members meet ing on Saturday evening, April 30, mid agreeing to the objects to bo sought by the establishment of the society, framing the rules for its guidanco, ap- pointing officers, and oilier necessary prelimi- naries. Among other things dono it was agreed that Mr. Douglas', M.L.A., should be requested to accept the presidency, and also to deliver tho inaugural address ; to both of which requests ho cheerfully complied. Accordingly, on Satur- day evening, May 7, about twenty members at toi'idod, to whom Mr. Douglas read an oxcellont and well-prepared address ; and ono which was admirably adapted to explain ...
THE SERVANTS' HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
THE SERVANTS' HOME. Tub following, which is tho first quarterly report of the abovo institution, bus been for- warded t o us for publication : Tho committeo of tho Servants' Homo havo pleasure in submitting lo tho subscribers a ro port ol' tho progress of tho institution during (ho firs! three months of its existence, which is now coinplctotl. Receu'ts axj> Exvhxditctue ron 1st Quauteií exmxo Marou 21. ircom'Ts. Subscriptions and Donations ...£297 2 5 Inmates' AVcekly Payment s, Regis- tration Fees, and Washing ... 4-1 9 2 £311 li 7 EXPENSES. Throo Months' Rent ... £22 IG (i Matron's Salary . 9 0 0 Furnishing Houso. ... Si 5 10 Weekly Expenses. ... 38 11 9 Advertisements. ... li 19 4 Loan to Building Society ... ... 100 0 0 Bnliuieo . ... 77 l8 8 £311 11 7 Tho Home has been furnished with every- thing necessary for tho comfort of Iho inmates, whilst at (ho samo limo tho committeo have been careful that tho molloy entrusted to Ihcin should bo oxponded willi duo regard lo economy. ...
VESSELS TO ARRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
VESSELS TO ARRIVE. Saltia, Bees, fiom London , sailod January 28 109 days out Counno, Ochiltrto, fiom London, sadcdfrom the Downs, Fobruuiy 17 88 days out AVinrcu Hastings, Hedley, from London via Southampton , «ailed from tho Downs leb i unry l8 87 duy s out Maxwell, Jones, fiom London, loading Legion of Honor, Alni tin, fiom London, Bailed Lady Bowen, Blcamei, fiom the Clyde 77 days out Lady Young, steamer, fiom the Clyde Challes Ed«aid, steamer, fiom tho Clyde Bayswater, from Litorpool, vin tho Clyde ; .ail«! February 15 01 duns out. Sultana, AVLUiaras, from Liverpool, vi» the Clyde, loading. Hirondelle M'Clemmens, from Adelaide, sailed April 22. 24 days out. Lady Lyttolton, Howard, from Newcastle, sailed. . Abbey, schooner, from Circular Head, loading. Mary" Grant, from Port Frederick, loading.
THE BRISBANE WATER WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
THE RRISTiANE WATER WORKS. Ac ii distance of liculy seien milos fiom this Ion n, in a sei iib in «hieb toweling fig ti ces now and iignin nlloi 1 shcllci foi the flung fox, und wheie tho silence is only bioken b> tho light step of the wallabi 01 the shnll «lusllo of one of tho few buds ninth make then homos m (he timk let esses contained in the nooks and ciouccsol tho eccenliiealh formed luniks of the trees lcfciled to flows tho Lnoggeia Cieck, «Inch has been soleeled us tho agent foi sup phing this city with pin o «atol A visillo it well li pay s those who naiko it, anti speaking boin the expelicnce enjoyed bt ouisehcs ii few doysogo, wo would lecoininciid it to olheis Anxious as wo aie, in common with tho com niunity genci-ilh, lo seo n copious supplt of ttntci lo Busbnno, wo look mit iintugo ol an oflci kindly made by Ml 1 Oldham tho sur teyoi, to oxplam lo us tho silo of tho gieat lescrion and also iho niituio of the counliy tluough «Inch tho «atei is to bo con tey ed lo (he ...
VESSELS IN HARBOR.—MAY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
AUîSSELS IN HAKBOß.-Mir 15. Ship Flying Cloud, 1139 tons, Captain li C Keen, loading foi London J and G Hains, nguiu Ship Prince Consort, 1231 tons, Captain Ailchaison, from Hcrtey's Bay, discharging caigo C Nettton Biothoi aud Co , agents Ship Excelsioi, 098 tons, Captain Barton, from London, discharging caigo AVienholt, AVnlker, and Co, ngtnts Ship A'cinon, 891 tons, Captain Aldudge, fiom London uti Southampton J and G Harns, iigcnts BiigAliss Kilmansegg, 229 lons, Captain T C 1 lemming, fiom Hie Clyde, discharging caigo at Hains' Whnil On and Honey mun, agents Bug Citt of Sydney, 120 tons, Captain J. AVobstci, bom Ncweustlo QSN Co , agents Bug Gil Blas, 172 tons, Cuptuin Flamming, fi om Sy thioy, discharging cargo at Ball s Wluiri G Bail and Co , ugents Brigantine AYilham, 18S lons, Captain Peter Dickson, dom Adelaide, discharging cargo at Ball s Whait G Hall and Co , agents .Schooiici Maid ot Bit el ton, 82 tons, Captain Murphy Captain, agent Sthoonei .Uinii, 103 tons, Captain H...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE CONDITION OF GEORGE-STREET TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 17 May 1864
CORRESPONDENCE. THE CONDITION OF GEORGE-STREET TO THE rOITOIÎ OF TItK iinisDtxn cornint. . Sin - the many valuable improvements cfleeted by the Coiporution of Biisbnne mid useful woiks in progiesa so fullj proto the ability nut! real of oin cit io nttthoi dies foi the discharge of their icsponsiblc duties that I re giot luting octaaiou to o ill thou attention to the tlis.rnetfid atnie of thnt poition of Gcoigo street bc'ueen the licnstny mil the Busbano Hospital Hie sido eliminéis of tina load nie full of pull id festeiing sotteingo A\ omen mid little childi cn mc hing side nemh lo tltiith in consequenco of luhubng tho bad odoius of this truly horrible place I hay« sud th» »tr«et u n a disgraceful 6tute. That it is a disgrace to tho civic authorities, bccauso all this misery mid wretchedness would havo been avoided by expending a comparatively small sum in the formation of a sower to communicate with the largo draina running under the Hospital pre- mises mid into the Brisbane river....