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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
ARIETIES. SoLnexacrrTow or Ilraro?No" BY A PRE TENDED C0EROTP~N.-At the last Wiltshire Assizes (18i1) Edward Seymour Burch (who was brought up in custody from Brecn) was indicted for feloniously and wilfully solcmnising matrimony between George White and Ann Andrews, according to the rites of the Church of England, he not being in holy orders, at Rushall, on the 10th November. The facts of the case will be in our readers' recollection. Evidence having been adduced in support of the charge, the prisoner read a long statement in his defence, in which he submitted that his indentity had not been established, and that the representation made by the party who celebrated the marriage as to his being in hioly orders might have meant the orders of the Church of Rome. His Lordship, in summing up, said it had been clearly shown that the prisoner celebrated this marriage, and the only fact, therefore, for the consideration of the jury was whether the prisoner was ever in holy orders at all. Th...
COTTON CULTIVATION IN QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
'cOTTON ,CULTIVATIONt IN QUEENSLAND. THE principal obstacle to cotton becominog one of the most valuable products of this Colony arises from thce fact that we *have so few dat to iswork upon. Ttis not at all- strange that farmers have been shy of going into cot'a cultivation when they know nothing and have seen nothing of it before. There is not a single individual in the CUDony-who has a practical acquaintance with the subject "the most that has yel been attemp d being merely an experiment or two. From-the very ifa?vo?irable auspices under which the Ipswich Co:ton Company is commencing operations we can hope to h~ave shortly at command fact; and fi .res whi " will guide the farmer, in the cultivation of cotton, without exposing him to the risk of los while lhe is gaining experience. In the mean time, we hear that several parties are -"reparing to-send small par cels of Queensland Ccton to the Inter- olon':1 Exhibition of 162. IMr. Job Prattes, of Co peo's Plains, has ent the follow...
THE CIV[?] [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
THE ,1i IN the brief sumui ,the lately teod eb taihi:u praest issue, wae t r e of the Civil Ie We .erred in so duoi?' that ~aesure, uas introduced lyi tary, the Assemb y rejected it e The maln1dministration of o primary and fruitful source of o Made by thB Executive at diesc tem, and e?ntif~i iicontrolle? d lished rule, there is nothing to' personal interest fr~m competi Civil ap ointments .vth justol Ua e. The tandency of the red 3ill to remedy th? tu sg ervice when i' a preferent `aim to the high itself, as a ste pin thbright dir it from the unti a it ax But the meli not limited in the/ pose. In order to ti nisa ivil Seorvice, tot are i rightsman in j go Wit ci ao or an is'. '. , eUta, or to rwhat extent, his oficial , 2.i.: noy becomeo obscured, or he brought sud. S l' : clIs p hy the urisguided zeal of some :: ref' rlen:r or indis:riminarirg economist. 'I. nrnder the Civil Service whasl it ought to be, irv. i r? should he selected Wilrh judgment, educated *, their employment, an...
THE IPSWICH SALE YARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
TIaE IPSWICIH BALE YARDS. lE" p 'wii:miteld, as a coatemporary has bt ,lasred to term i, is now finisha, ndFill b found i.al to b !n? e tie nmot complete ~aia ?ond, M: TtSI 'n "7 ThqYards on the south side are so arranged as to affordrithe greatest possible facility for the sale of hornes, &e,, without a minute'stime being lost in drtine, as no sosner is one animal sold than another is ready to takoets place, whilst on the completion of a sale, the laneiin connection with the lower drafting yards, out of whish no less thalmn twelve small yards open -enables the lr to deliver, and the purchaser to receive hispur lso, without the slightest trouble or risk. is needless to say that these Sale Yards on the Maet Square were never intended for the reoeption of any but horses, working bullocks, and milchcows, eepting sheep; for every one acquaint d with the Ihs of cattle in this country must be aware of the impossibility of driving them into and through the streets of a town. The wh...
THE LOAN ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
SJ "'THE LOAN ACT. . i"Ie Loan Act of 1861 (25th Victoria, No. 3) was pýseer, according to the preamble, for the purpose of -orrowing certain sums'for the execution of permanent works of pablic utility and convenience. The amount m?ust notezseed £128,800 Is., to be raised by the sale of lebentures secured upon the corsolidated revenue of 'the colony, bearinginterest at -the rate of six per cent. per .annum. The following are the public works for the .constreutionof.whiseh the money is to be borrowed_- 1tor a Steam Dredge for the harbours of Queenlaud ... ... ... ... ... £10,500 For the ereess of contract over the vote for con - trup n of the Steam Dredge ... ... 1,00 or thre t ... ... . 3,600 l For a Staun Tg.. ... ... ... ... 3,000 g Estimstod.cost o -working the Dredge for one yei;. .. ... ... ... ... 5,000 Towards bailding * Government House 10,000 1tor thd bonilpiiýi of Government House, in clul8~1 ank, Stables, and Lodge... ... 7,003 I, :or e ,e Zpletion of te Gaol at Brisbane ...
DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
DIARY. MEMORAWDA TO W5E5T PUBLICATIOn. Sur un Ilighwateottia AUoeUT. Rises. Sets. lMon. Atern SOInS5AT Iig2102 teroI 02 1 I FP?atrA ......... 6 ( 6 35 58 24 I1Gr 6A?AY ....... 69 ? 5 S5 ( 562 I ? 1 28 fOdnsaa ....... ~22 28 1 td j0 0 191 Oar)Y......... M nr2 "5 2 2ti 8 10 0 20 TUE?sDAy ...... I 6 1 5 9 28 1 0 0 21 WEDNEBDAY u...I O 29 5 37 ) 1028 O 0io 122 Tsaunssoy I 2 ( 0 38 11221 0408 The difference in time betwaeen high water at the Bar nd Irinibanre Is I hour 4 miustes, and Ipseich i hours .20 nioUteo. uwieb dilerence must be added to the time of high watAr.he T'heuteely winds on the..... t B~ y aodthsbss lo she rirer, often route s vaesiato 2ione 5a tblo,but5pg are otoereiyseeidezui, and evreJs knstaoSnai.'': those Subscribers to..M Ipsoeieh He?lr d wc t receive Ilhiadpers regularly, would> 4~favour onm Manager by "miat. --rt g iimof ? e sames om
BANK LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
.i? DlNK'LIABILITIES A-ND ASSETS. . FBM ABSTRACT 0? tlwo r onl lehtrnso , rendered trsoitto the Act of Council, 4 Victoria, No, 13, of the A .rue stsand Liabilities, and of the Capital and P 1fitO of thle undermentioned Banko of the Colony of .aslaond, for the Quarter ended 31st lareh, 6 n LiSG; 0 0 OSO'CT; 0 OOO'SU'C 8 II G' y Z 0 018'1oa 0 01 0oO93 80 8 z l or H so 9 1I 81938 8 I 10OS8 -US80i 9 (i r9zAor 8 0r cs'ro 0 0 803' L 8 m8'E 6 8 1.89 9'Z091 0.1.....1..... o st 5o906 0 0 8Z'09S qUo3 tof1 0 0 COO'04S I 61 91'o101 11 A s 8 0 ; 0 9 O8M 0 91 91ZI' ... 6 R 'O 6 1P 16068 0 41 898481 0 0 1 80 0 O OBaai .........IA'l"o saoo 1 ei'Lr 0 0 0C'91 -,uoo aod 01 0 T 01D00 uT 91 - G s 1t 't T 91 80a Ot T 90? 6 199'1 99',96 9 1 9881T9 g goo .9 a oos i"°UTr !lU0»!V 9 'I 9UZ'9GZ 0 o o 000'o i OU Jad o 0 000'006 1' 0 60?f81z I 61 O9'4' '"P 0 .. .0 t 0 0 0 09.9 f9 O p p 8 0'0 8 63 990'88 4 8 fIPt 040'94 I 9 o0 o1f 'TI .............. !seps 0 9 JTS'ei 0 0 000'09 juop Agaz o 0 0 00000' 1 S't 8 P9g'...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
iii a m~tropo1ita mijpurus~c3w). hhe oad~er~trl bjori i :i~t rfi 'I~*O ojnfM.1i~ii und mbt views, or bl~sd h isantophy b an i not a 14clalicism directed thobe who w re n eu i a ek fellow citisen' we thobildn0 of it. But wh e neerig inferior calibre o ro men w lators ofin this c~ny, heral is well worthy of)onsderati an inferior class ol men to l it would be welt t at we beea of the fact, in: ord that we evil, if possible. . SIn estimatin tS harac we can, of course, o a easy enough to rlt te jbstract excellenie?s a body pf moraol perfectici any in beinge ; but when we ish to position in the scael f'good or tlure occupies, we sonlydio it with other bodies if a i We have no do that it idered by many as Icloup compare the Parliant of Qu that of Great Briltain In this colony there is certa~fly a pau to' worthy of being c d stat1e is.itin the mother counry? Wi tion nearly a thousand.imes laI it appears that thsi are three times as i'm ny. pers of :.holding .the iss of Whatever changes of n...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
SYDNEY MAEKETS. ,ressra. Maort and Co. held their week on thie 8th. The quantity' of wool bales, all of which were sold at fulli lots were fellmongered wools, co?anen sominal. A lot of three bales f"leece, from the Durling Downs, broic t is. I obtained ranged as follows: --Fleece, ll 12td; hardwashed, 12*d sooured, .is d mixed Sd. Sheepeskins were in dana?, and maintamed. A lot of a~-lithlb two wool, brouglt as high figure as h id tssles of lambshains, re'lightg ? .i iies obtainedforthe toer lotse rsMigd` per lb. "r . . Ibllow.--The market is frm; and as were more inclined t puci se full ratUs Fifty casks of tallow'~ k sold at the Moutton 44a .'4s.6.lper teat.; beefo to.42s..3d.rw;er~wt. 'Iidehere hardly so firm; but as lotsofsfifrst-alass hides offered, prices cannt have gveawiy.; A lot of '105 hidea i each, which was the highest price obhed a lot of 243 New Zealand hides were : each. About 860 hides were sold at frqo sl each. · A meeting of the creditors of :r. York-street, was he...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. FoXrFnal or MR. H. WATT. - Another of the few remaiing? colonists who form, as it were, a link hetweee the present and the Inst of New South Wales, was yesterday borne to the grave, into whlich he hts descended, after a long ancd industrious life, wish the respect of all who knew him. Few men, psrhaps, were hbetter acqnainted with the many vicisritudes which this couutry has experienced writhin thle last half centulry than the late Mr. Herrcules Watt. To use his own language, he had seen Sydney risa "from a village into a city." As an instance of the extraordinary growth of the conlony within the recollection of Mr. Watt, we append an anecdote which will show at once hoai easily sometimes a man may miss a fortune, and how vastly the value of small tracts of land can vary within thelifetime of an individual. During the administration of Colonel Macquarie (for we may state that thle deceased gentleman had been a resi dent of Phillip-street for more than forty years)...
NAVAL MOVEMENTS IN EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
u'MOveMunrTs IGrEUoPE.-The Nord has n --The 'paish CGoernment have ? 53meronsfieetnin the Bay of Agesniras, eane speculating as to the object of nit her so large a naval force at the : The simple-.in.ded say that it is Ie poo Giihraltar. and to expel the V that ntionghold. Others beliera that Sto show that Spain, like Italy is onsidered as a' great powner; bkit all Sitcan mean. It is beyond adonbt sh army is on a respectable footing, easury for two centuries was never :' The other maritime powers, it elso takingprecautionary measures. nlg the Mediterranean with her i isptadking measnUres to prevent any S de avonde rhag to provide herself t S ?: iemnval foace. Spain seems to ) i tao century ego her a rope.Z. Turkey is displaying to r ~iainowaO n the coasts of Syria. dg ~s:o radron into the Pacific, Ii., ' In, y~nese y reese a different soe mnoivembnts are no proof that
THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. (From the.Sydney Morniiing Hlerald.) No part of the Government of these colonies has awakened so much anxiety in the minds of reflect ing men as the future selection of justices. There is probably no great danger of violent changesinthe letter of the law, so far as it regulates our social and civic relations, but itis quite possible for the statute book to be worthy of high intelligence, and generally to express the principles of equity, while the public feel that the administration of justice is uncertain that influences are silently operating by which the judoment is perverted. The British judge, when transferred to the colonies, carries with him the sentiment of his order; thebarrister trained in the Courts of Great Britain, expects to find upon the Bench the same courage, truthfulness, dignity, and impartiality, which he witnessed at home, and for some time the iutflnence of old ideas and associations restrains the colonisal authorities in distribu...
LAMBING FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
LAMBING FLAT, NEws has been received by telegram to the 7th instant. On that day two more rioters were taken. The two rioters previously taken have been sent on to Goulburn. Messrs. Spicer and Cameron are believed by the authorities to be still at Lamboing Flat, and there is every expectation of their being arrested there. Five hu dred Chinese have been replaced at Back Creek. They are said to be doing well. They are located at the line agreed upon by Mr. Cowper when he was there. The Naval Brigade left on the 6th of August, for Sydney, and Colonel Kempt has issued a Brigade Order, thanking them for their pervices and intimat ing that he had received from the civil authorities an expression of opinion that there was no necessity for detaining them longer. A new prospect has been discovered two miles from the Camp, and the ground is turning out 1 dwt. to 1the bucket. It has been raining up to the last date for more than trehle hou?rs; consenquent)y, there was plenty of water, and the...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
BIRTHS. On the 14th July, at Tooloom, Mrs. J. H. Scott, of a daughter. On 24th July, at Kirmoull, Dawson River, Mrs. Robert Miller, &nbsp; of a son. On the 13th August, at Ravenswood, near Brisbane, Mrs D. F. Roberts, of a son. On Thursday the 15th August, Mrs. Rowlands, Gordon-street, &nbsp; of a daughter. &nbsp; MARRIAGE. On the 3rd August, at Christ Church, Sydney, by the Rev. Percy Jennings Smith, Thomas Henry Paige, of Maryborough, Queensland, second son of Thomas Paige, Esq., late of Lisbon, to Henrietta Blanche, fourth daughter of the late Rev. John Jennings Smith, M.A., incumbent of St. Paul's, Paterson.
THE PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
THE PROROGATION OF PARLIAMfENT. (From the Guardian.) THE second session of the Queensland Parliament was brought to a close on Tuesday at noon, when his Excellency, Sir G. F. Bowen, attended for the pur pose of proroguing the two Houses of the Legisla ture. The weather was very favorable for the ceremony, and the attendance both in the street and in the Legislative Council was consequently large. Num- bers of flags were displayed at the Government offices, and at private establishments, and the streets generally wore a gay and animated appearance. Soon after half-past 11 o'clock the detachment of the 12th Regiment stationed in Brisbane drew up in front of the Parliament House, and were shortly joined by the Brisbane Rifles under Captain Dud- geon, and the Queensland Free Rifles commanded by Captain Drury. Captain Bramston, of the Mounted Rifles, took command of the Volunteer guard when posted. At a little before 12 o'clock, Lady Bowen., attended by Lieutenant Seymour, A.D.C., arrive...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 16 August 1861
Local and District News. &nbsp; WEEKLY RETURN OF THE PATIENTS IN IPSWICPH &nbsp; HOSPITAL. - For the week ending 16th August, 1861:- Number of patients in the House, 20 males, 1 female. Admitted, 0; Discharged, 2; Total, 21. W. Abraham, Resident Apothecary. AN AUCTIONEER'S LICENSE for the district of Ipswich was granted to Mr. Frederick Taylor on the 13th instant. THE ENGLISH MAIL.- IIalf-an-hour before the &nbsp; YarraYarra left Sydney on Friday evening a telegram &nbsp; was received announcing the arrival of the Salsctie at Adelaide. No particular sof the intelligence were known at the time the steamer left. In a Government Gazette Exraordinary, published on Wednesday, it is notified that Mr. Justice Lutwyche, Resident Judge of the Supreme Court of Moreton Bay, has received a commission, appointing him a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland. William Anthony Brown, Esq., has been appointed Sheriff of Queensland; and William Pickering, Esq., Curat...
GREAT FIRE IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 20 August 1861
GREAT FIRE IN LONDON. ON thie evenitig of Saturday, June 22, the metropolis was visitcld by tile most terrific conflarr.otion tlhat has occurred in (his country since the Great Fire of London. Some idea of the greatness of the calastronhe may ble conveyed fy the simple statement thant the deslruction of property is estimated at the stupendous sum of two and a-half or Ithree millions stcrling. The scene of thie fire was or thie waterside portion of Tool.y-street, nearest London Bridge, a locality whnichl thas been singularly utfortunate during the Inst twenlty five years, some of the largrest fires ihanving occurred there. Thle outbreak took place in tile exlensive range of pIre mnises known as Cotton's wharf and the bonded ware ihouncs belonging to Messrs. Scovell. They had an extensire river frontage, and thie whole space on the laund side extending to Toolrv-street was covered with eilt or nine swarehlouses six stories in height, formerly used as Ordalonce stores, anid occupying a...
(By Telegraph from St. John's) New York, June 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 20 August 1861
(By Tdegreph froe St. Joshns) New York, June 1sth. The first privateer captured by the Federal ships has been brought to this city. Several skirmishes have taken place in the vicinity of Washington, but without any serious result. Thie Wheeling Conveotion has unanimously resolved to choose State officers. Sereral people Ivere shot at St. Louis yaesterday by a detachment of V\'olunteers, in return for the reportesd wounding of their captain by a shot from a house. A serious fight is imminent in Missouri. It is reported that General Butler Ihas completed his preparations for an attack on Yorktcwn. The rebel position at Manassas Junction is said to be ,ntehabhe. ' Three boppanies of Federal troops, while nmakinig a reconuaissance ian the direction of Vienna, Virginia were, fired upon by anmasked battery. 20 men were killed, wounded, or missing. THE WALLACa MottuiateST.-Yesterdav, being the anniversary of the Battle o B3annockburn, 'he loulda tion stone of the Wallaee Monpment vwas laid...