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Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
Public Meeting. A PUBLIC meeting was held by requisition of the ratepayers on Monday night in the Queen's Old Bond, for the purpose of pro- testing against any further delay of the rail- way question, and to urge upon the Govern- ment to place the plans before Parliament without delay. The meeting was one of the largest and most unanimous ever held in Cairns, the attendance proving so great that many were unable to gain admittance to the building. It was also very representative of the whole district, Smithfield and Fresh- water being well represented, together with the Four Mile, Inlet, and Mulgrave. Mr. Swallow conveyed to the meeting, through the chairman, his regret at being unable to attend personally, but wished to record his full sympathy and support in furtherance of the object for which it was summoned. The chair was taken by the Chairman of the Divisional Board, who in opening the proceedings referred to the object of the meeting, and in support of it called atten- tion to...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, SEPTEMBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
Victoria. MELBOURNE, SKPT;MRB.R 1. I he stables belo »ging to duff nev, tlie tn:i icr, were burned down last night, and four raf liable racehorse* were destroyed in the fire. Early on Saturday morning a Chinese storekeeper was robbed of three hun- dred pounds, and murdered at a gamb- ling-hell in Little Bourke-strcet. Two Chinamen suspected of the crime have been arrested. Ah Ling, a Chinaman, a id a woman named Aim Gardiner, were burned lo «loath at Ballarat on Saturday night. : lt is supposed they were drunk when j they went to bcd, and did not awake in time to escape when alu; lu>:i..-e took j lire. j The grand stand on the Melbourne j Cricket Club ground was yest'.rday 1 completely destroyed by fire. It co.-'t I nea riv £Ül>0ü to huil i, but u:u; insured j f..r July £:iO-JO. The origin of tho ! fire is at present unknown. . This catastrophe is most unfortunate, a» th.v 1 English cricketers are expected to ar i rive in November. (From our Exchanges*) BRISBANE, AUGUST 2S. A ...
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. August 29. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
Our Xeiglitronrs. [VEOM ÖUB OWN COEBESPOXDENTS.J HEBBEBTON. August 20. THE weather darin:; the week has been most enjoyable both by day and night, the glass in the shade not baring registered above 75deg, while the minimum has been -Mkleg. However pleasant this description of weather may be a little rain would do a deal of good. Vegetation is assnming a pleasant hue aud the trees are budding, but there is stïl I an aspect of dryness of soil and withered grass that bids ill for general grazing purposes unless more rain falls. On Saturday evening last a second edition of Thursday's eutertainment was given, ow- ing to several holders of tickets for the first entertainment having being unable to pro- cure seats. The dramatic performance was repeated but the concert programme was changed. The hall was not as full as on the first occasion, but the performance was decidedly better, inasmuch as Hie actors were more aa fait with their p:ixts. General satisfaction was expressed at the results...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
Onr Brisbane Letter. (FEOM OCH O WS CXJBRKSFOKDEXT.) J THE great creiit of the past week has been the aunual show of the National Agricultural and Industrial Associa- tion, which was duly opened on Wed- nesday by the Governor in ? persoiu The town has been crowded with thou- sands of country visitors to the show, aud the cab and bus proprietors have reaped a rich harvest. The good order which always prevails in thc dense crowd congregated in-thc exhibition »rounds is particularly remarkable, and «peaks well for the sobriety and re- spectability of our people. The show itself is, if anything, slightly inferior to former "exhibitions, but the drought is probably answerable for tins. In the building there is very much the same display of imported manufactures which there always has been. Outside there is not the same quantity of stock shown .as there was last year, but the quality of what there ¡dis excellent. The show of draught horses was particularly tine; the breed of this cla*s of...
Local items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
Local items. Attention ¡3 cille 1 to tba sale of Cairns land, to take place to-day in Townsville, by Messrs. Ackers, Wilson, Ayton, and Byan, also to Mr. J. Macnamara s sales on Saturday. A meeting of the directors of the Cairns Quartz Crushing Company vas held on Mon- day, at which a telegram from Langland's Foundry Company was read, requesting wired remittance to cover order. It was de- cided to ask the bankers ot the company (Q. N. .Hank) to authorise the 3IulbournV> Bank to accept ' the Foundry's draft on the company against shipment of machinery. It was further resolved that a second call be made. The appointaient of . a "secretary was: postponed. . The Divisional Board, at a special meet- ing, held à few days since, had' under con- sideration tlic tax of five shillings per head on horses, which wa* passed at the last ordinary meeting. &lt; . i*eing unable' to decide upon the advisability of levying such a tax, they agreed to write to four other Boards, asking for th...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
ït\\t Cairn*. Jlost. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, ISSJ. THE issue of Surveyor Amos' report on thc re-survey of the'Port Douglas route, has once more advanced thc rail war question to thc position of thc most important topic of the day, and at the same time left thc Government free to proceed, if so disposed, with the "construction-of the line. Forthe past few months the case has been, in a legal sense, sub j ml ¡ce; precluding all efforts to advance it, and only ex- posing those who would push matters forward, to that ministerial eheeaux-Je frisw. presented in thc stereotyped re- ply of " awaiting professional re- port." Such, has been the position occupied by Cairns ginee the Minister for J.iuiils listened to tho interested assertions of the Port Douglas deputa- tion, and granted a re-survey of Mr. Monk's work on that route, and quietly and confidently has Cairns awaited there-7 suit of that re-survey. The confidence displayed, and the restraint manifested throughout. that tedious delay,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
CAIRNS! CAIRNS! CAIRNS1 CAIRNS ! CAIRNS! CAIRNS! CAIRNS ! CAIRNS ! CAIRNS! ' CAIBNS LAND ! CAIBNS LAND ! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1834. At the Auctioneers" Rooms, FLINDERS-STREET, TOWNSVILLE, at ll o'clock. ACKERS, WILSON, AYTON, A BYAN will sell by auction as above, the magnificent BLOCKS ot LAND comprised ¡a Allotment 1 of Suburban Section 1-con- taining 2 acres and 1G perches. Allotment 2 of Suburban Section 17 containing 2 acres 2 roods and 26 perches. Allotment 1 of Suburban Section 20 containing 2 acres 2 roods and 9 perches. j Allotment 2 of Suburban Section 20 containing 2 acres 1 rood and ll perches. Though designated Suburban these allotments in reality are portion of the Town of Cairns, being a continuation of Clarke, Sachs, and M'Leod streets. Thc Allotments are upon a nice elevation, and oommtuid *> vi.»* .>£ tint* SiwaUlM«. TÉrNITï BAY. The soil is very rich, being clothed with rich grasses, and growing some Magnificent and Valuable Timber. CAIRNS has an immense fu...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OU OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. BRISBANE, SEPTEMBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FKOJI ore OWN COBEKSI-OSDEST.] Queensland. BRISBANE, SEPTEMBER Hie return match between the Queensland and New South "Wales football teams was pla ved on Saturday, thc result being a victory for Queens- land. SEPTEMBER 2. It is tlw intention of thi Australian Mutual Prorident Society to erect new ulfices at the corner of Queen and Edward street.?, at a cost of £20,000. A new theatre is also to he erected in j Queen-street; 31 r. Johnstone, the ¡ architect nf the Melbourne Opera House, being commissioned to draw up the design. The new Gas Company, with a capital of £30,000, is being successfully flouted. , * Mrs. Anna'Potts, M.D., commenced a series of lectures last night at the Th*»tr« -^Boyul. The theatre ivaa crowded to excess. - SEPTEMBER 3. Surveyor Amos" report will not be made public until it is printed, lt is in the hands of the Government Printer at present, and may not be ready for three weeks. Messrs. Hamilton and Campbell in- timate that they cannot puf q...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
ODDS AND ENDS. The following ave the weights for tho three principal events of thu Wild River Jockey Club Meeting :-Wild River J. C. Handicap.-Whee! of Fortune. Ost- 21b ; Lord Loftus, Sst Sib ¡ Kippy, Hst 41b ¡ Buck, Sst ; Starlight, 7st 101b ¡ Newbolt, 7st 91b ¡ Newmarket, 7st Utb ; Whisper, 7öt (iib ¡ Purga Boy, 7st 4ib ¡ Finnigan, 7st 41b ¡ Regnard, 7st 41b ¡ Argus Scandal, 7st 21b . Maroon, Cst ; Comus, 6et ¡ Escort, 5st 71b. -District Handicap. -Wheel of Fortune, Sst 41b ; Lord Loftus, 8st 101b ¡ Hippv, Sat Clb¡ Buck, Sst 21b; Starlight, 7«¡t "lülb ; Newbolt, 7st 111b ¡ Newmarket, 7et Hlb ; Whisper. 7st Sl!.; Purga Boy, 7st 01b ¡ Regnard. 7st db ; Finnigan, 7st (iib ; Argus Scandal, 7st 4lb ; Maroon, Cst 21b ; Comus, 6st 21b ; Maintop, Sst 71b.-Firing Handi- cap.-Wheel of Fortune, Dst Gib"; Hippy, Hst 81b j Newbolt, 7st 131b j Purga Boy, 7st Hlb ; Finnigan, 7st Sib ; Maroon, Cst 41b ; Comus, Cst 41b ; Escort, 5st 7lb ; -Maintop, Sst 7Jb. SPEAKEIillY THK BLACKS.-We (COOKTOWN CO...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. Ausist 2S.-Quirking, M.. Capt. M'Lean, frnra Sydney, »ia Urisbane and porta. ' Fas Fearers-Mrs. Paddle, Miss Thompson, RUT. B. Hartley, Mess». Fiddes, F. Tandy, K. Collins. Â. J. Wills, S. Herwood, Clifton, Milford, C. Carrington, and 7 in steerage. August SS.-Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Pas .¿utifér-t-Messrs- VT. C.~ Smith, J. Hunter, J. K. Morrison, Paten, £, Xorris, and S in steerage .-. ' "August '31.-Quiraing, s.s., Capt. M'Lean, from Cooktown. Passengers-1 saloon and Sin steerage. " " "". August 31.-Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, from Cooktown. Passengers-Mrs. S. Coch- rane, Mrs. and Miss ' Shambrook, Dr. Anto- nin!, Messrs S. Cochrane, G. Baker, Broom- field, D. .J-, Whelan, J. Keil,. J. Beeves, Martin, and 10 iu" steerage. ^ ' ;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. Tho company's steamers leave this port every Thursday for Northern Ports, and every Saturday evening for Southam Ports. For fares and rates of freight apply at the Company's own office at wharf. PORNS, PHILP and CO., Limited, Agents. TUE S.S. " ZEUS,"-Captain Innes, Leaves the wharf every Thursday morning to met tibs incoming, and every Saturday evening to mart outgoing Mail Steamers; and leaves every Wednesday and Saturday mooing* for Swallow's and Stew- art's landings. - Open fur charter and.exenrsions.j>t>>t>., | THE (neeaslui Haiioaal Buk, LIMITED. Incorporated under "The Companies Act," 1863. BANKERS TO THE GOTEENMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital Paid-up Capital Reserve Fund ... ¿1,000,000 500,000 183,000 Gold bought or forwardtHl to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits ut Current Kates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branches and Agents. Advances made against Tin and other Produce, and all other usu...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
' ' *~ " ' DEPARTURES. Angu3t 2S.-Quiriang, s.s.; Capt. 31' Lean. ,for&lt; Cooktown. Fassengera-Messrs. J. Lon, Sam Sins, At» Yuet, and 11 in steerage. AugastSi.-Maranoa, s.s., Capt. Hampton, for! Cooktown. ' August 31.-Qutraing, SJ.. Capt. M'tean, for*Sydncy, via Brisbane and portas Pas- sengers-Messrs. Collins, Fiddes, De Tourris, ? il:i3ter Loeven, and 6 in steerage. Augustin.-Maranoa,s.s.,Capt. Hampton, for Sydney, Tia Brisbane and ports.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 4 September 1884
WANTED, a Good General SERVANT; also, a NURSE GIRL. ALFRED STREET, Tho Reo Hive. For Sals, THE Staunch and Well-known Ketch ENTERPRISE, CO tons register, car- ries 120 tons on Gft draught; titted with steam winch and boiler ; also screw pi opellcr worked from the winch. Well found and in. capital order. Now employed by the Queens- land Government removing rocks nt Mouril- yan Harbour. Steams three knots in smooth water. Copy of Lloyd's survey available. Apply WILLIAM COLLIN, Master and Owner, on Hoard. NOTICE. TENDERS are invited for tho Erection of about four (.!) nulos of -Wire Fence on the Evelyn Station. Tenders to be in by the 19th September. Specifications to be seen at Slr. W. D. Hobson "s Office. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the Erection of Two Culverts on tho Smithfield Road, in accordance with plans and specifications, to be seen at the Board's Office. Tenderers to state time required to com- plete work, and pay a deposit of ö per cent, on amount of ten...
SPECIAL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 September 1884
SPECIAL NOTICE. Euaiisn HAIL.-All correspondence for transmission to Great Britain, the continent of Europe, Batavia, Aden, Suez, and I'ort Said, per Torres Straits mail leaving Cook- town on the IGth instant, must be posted at the post office in time for the usual Southern mail on Saturday the 13th instant. P. O'NEILL, Acting Post and Telegraph Master.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 September 1884
9§nM CtfwJMU AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION | - COMPANY. - 4 REDUCTION. *N~FARE8. FBOM 1st' May . pèofàmo, Salóos and I Steerage Fares ~by:' the Company*« | Weekly Mail Steamers, between Brisbane,' Rockhampton, Mackay, Bowen, . Towns-1 ville. Dungeness, Cardwell, Jr nostone River, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will I be reduced FIFTY PER CENT. BURNS, PHILP »nd CO.¿ Agents. " April2G,13»». " AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION | ? - COMPANY. REDUCTION OF FARES BETWEEN | .', ; J. BRISBANE AND; SYDNEY.". THE FARES by tte »bo>e Conipany be : tween Brisbane and Sydney are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT. (25). .-- -.- . For particulars, apply . BURNS, PHILP »nd CO., ; '-' 1.- H ' : ' ; - ' :-Agente-, JOHN MACNAMARA, - Government and General Auctioneer, VALUATOR and LAND AGENT. ; References-Q. N. Bank, Cairns. Cfcmrcfc of t^iglunl, BEV. G. R. F. NOBBS will (D.V.) con- duct Divine Service at ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m., in the Church. Abbott-street. : REV. E. T. LLOYD will (O.T.). conduct 1 Div...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 September 1884
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER ll, 1884. K ? ? . ~ ,0x several occasions it has been our pleasant duty to report the satisfactory progress being made towards thc estab- lishment of railway communication with Herberton, and aa each advance towards that conaummatioji has been made, to point out that notwithstanding the strenuous opposition of the adro cates of the rival routes, the inherent advantages possessed by thc Cairns line must ultimately triumph, and the final- decision : be giren in favour of " this port. That ' final "decisión has - at length been arrived jar, and "the result of the deliberations of the Ministers at yesterday's Cabii»et "Council,^confirms the -confidence dis- played by the people of Cairns, and I which has becnj shewn in à marked degree by the patience exhibited during' the second survey of the Port Douglas route, although no oiie for a moment believed the plea under which thc re- survey was obtained, was other than a ruse to gain time. The Minister for "Works has also...
OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 September 1884
OFFICE HOURS. j Telegraph oiGco open from 9 a.m. till C p.m. daily (Sundays excepted). . 1'ost Offiee open from 9 a.m. till C p.m. ; Sundays 1) till ll) a.m. Money Order Office open from 10 a.in. till 3 p.m. ; Saturdays 10 a.m. till li noon. Savings Bank open from IO a.ui. till :1 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. till li noon.
Time Table. BRISBANE AND COOKTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 11 September 1884
Time Table. . j BRISBANE AND COOKTOYTN. VToakly ty Australasian Steam' Navigation Company's Contract Steamers. 1'sox BRLSBJLXE. . piais BANI. urra BAT. rtAT-rop ISLAND. TOWSSVILLS CAIRNS. PORT DOUGLAS. coor. I TOWN Thur. ; To BBISBASB. . POST ' DOCéLAS. l*uel Arrival T XOVV3CBVH.I.E .Yrrire \ Xcmve H.t. ArriveJ Tue*, j Leave | Toes. [KHTFEI. BAV. Leave Wed.