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Chamber of Commerce. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
Chamber of Commerce. THE annual meeting of subscribers to the Chamber of Commerce was held in the Town &nbsp; Hall on Thursday. Mr. A. H. Pritchard was in the chair, and there were also present: &nbsp; Messrs E. D, Miles, A. E. Harte, T. H. Taylor Carr A. W. Clarke, G. R Ogg, R. &nbsp; Clifton, F. Pfeiffer, F. W. Beattie, W. Holli- man, C. F. Plant, and A. F. Craven. The chairman stated that an apology had been &nbsp; sent from the President, Mr T. Buckland, &nbsp; for his absence owing to sickness. The minutes of the last general meeting, also of two special meetings, were read and con- &nbsp; &nbsp; firmed. The following report was then read and adopted. Gentlemen, — Your Executive Committee submits for your consideration and approval &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the following report, upon the business of the past year. 1. RE-ORGANIZATION OF CHAMBER. &nbsp; The Chmaber of Commerce on Charters &...
Northern Supreme Court. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29. (Before His Honor Mr. Justice Chubb.) IN CHAMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
Northern Supreme Court. &nbsp; Wednesday, June 29. (Before His Honor Mr. Justice Chubb.) IN CHAMBERS. In re George Leone and Eliza Leone, his wife, insolvents. Application to close sol- vency. Mr. Leu (of Messrs. Roberts and Leu) for Robert Sturt, trustee. Mr. Leu &nbsp; read the report of the trustee filed on the 14th instant, and dated 14th instant, Order accordingly. &nbsp; Castlemaine Brewery and Quinlan, Gray and Co., Brisbane, Ltd., v. A. Benjamin. Application for costs of writ of judgment in action under £30. Mr. Forrest, for the plaintiffs, read the affidavit of E. J. Forrest, fled on the 29th instant. Application &nbsp; refused. Hickey v French. — Summons for final judgment, Mr Beaumont appeared for the plaintiff and read the affidavit of M. Hickey, filed on the 24th instant. Order — Upon affidavit of service of summons being filed; order as per summons. In the will of J. T. Dunstan, deceased. — Adjourned application for commission to trus- t...
The German Chancellor. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
[The German Chancellor. The above is a portrait of General Von Caprivi, the German Chancellor, who was born in 1831. He is of Italian descent, and entered the army at the age of eighteen and during the Austrain campagin of 1864 to 1866, he rose rapidly to distinction. He was appointed Chief of the Staff of the 10th Army Corps during the Franco-German War, and in 1873 commanded the 30th Division at Metz. He is a man of diversfied talent, for in 1884 he succeded Herr Von Stackh as head of the Admiralty, which be partly re-organised. General Caprivi, however, returned to the army after the accession of the present Emperor, who was so struck with his talents at the Autumn manoeuvres that he con- sidered him a fit successor to Prince Bismarck. During the winter vacation of the Southern Supreme Court, his Honor, Mr Justice Chubb, will sit for the purpose of hearing matters set down for Chambers on Wednesdays at 4 o'clock. AT the Police Court on Tuesday, before Mr C. A. M. Morris, P.M., th...
The Russell River Goldfield. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
The Russell River Goldfield. The Cairns Argus with commendable enter- prise has issued a plan of the Russell and Mulgrave goldfields which was compiled by Messrs Behan and company, government surveyors. Cairns. We have reproduced that portion dealing withthe Russell River Ter- races. This goldfield is particularly interest- ing because it is the only place where hydraulic sluicing is carried on in the north or we believe in Queensland. It is partcicularly &nbsp; adapted for such a style of working and being exceedingly mountainous there is plenty of fall for the tailraces and as the rainfall is over 100 inches a year there is no lack of water. The gold occurs in the terraces and has been worked by shafts and tunnels. There is a great extent ot .wash but it is hardly rich enough to pay unless worked in a wholesale fashion such as ground or hydrau- lic sluicing. The Russell River field was &nbsp; &nbsp; opened about five years ago and is situated &nbsp;...
Local and General News. + [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 6 July 1892
Local and General News. -+- OWING to the poor support accorded, it is proposed to close the school of Arts at Cook- town. &nbsp; IN order to assist the unemployed, the Divi- sional Board intend to let the road to be made from the Sunburst to the Millchester road in small contracts. An accident happened on Thursday in Miner-street to a son of Mr. A. Goldring. The little boy was playing in the road, when Mr G-. Leyshon's buggy, in passing, ran over him, breaking his arm. AT the Mineral Lands Commissioner's Court on Friday, before Mr W. M. Mowbray, Warden, W oolley and Adams sued Dunstan and Minns for £20, damages sustained by the conversion of 80 loads of tin-bearing earth. Mr Milford appeared for plaintiffs. The plaint was dismissed with costs amounting to £8 12s. There was no record on the file. THE annual social gathering was held on Tuesday evening at the Baptist Church. Although the weather was somewhat threatening, the meeting was fairly attended. Speeches dealing with t...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
ATHLETICS. f The third grand sporting carnival field under the auBpicee of the Charters Towers : Athletic Association is advertised to take place at the Richmond fiill grounds on Thursday, j 1st September, for wbieh date they have an attractive programme prepared. The events ' to be decided are: ti rand Handicap, 150 yards, of 40 eovB ; Amateur Handicap (130 yard8), for a trophy value 10 bovs, with second trophy value 5 con, and third value £l 10s; Bicycle Handicap, of 12i eore; Quarter-mile Handicap, of* 5 eove; and Footballers' Purse! Handicap, of 5 sovb, distance one mile. Nominations for all events close with the hon. secretary, care of George Ijeyshou, on Saturday, 13r"h August, at U p.m. Hfttidi caps wiil be declared o j 20fch Augast,ftad acceptances will be due on 27th August. j [B¥ CABtB-3 1 Iabims, Juljll. ! D. Wood and Hempton, the New Zealand ; pedestrians have complefciy broken do wn and will iiot run again in JEngland.
THE METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS LOAN. London. July 6. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
THE METROPOLITAN BOARD I OF WOJRKS LOAN. London. Julv 6. * j It is thought in the city that Mr | Mtzgibbon wi il be unable to obtain a i loan before October. Mr Fitzgibbon j attributes the difficulty to the Govern ment" springing the Victorian loan; if he had been i> formed he would have waited another six months. / THE WOOL SALES. London, July 6. ■ At the wool sales to-day prices were steady at late rates, though there were large withdrawals of Melbourne bought wool to-night owing4 to high reserves. Fine ^asmaimm sorts enacted good . "competition. Thurnlgoona wool fetched ^d per., lb, A SEBIGUS G^LLISI0^^ ^ London, July 6., * * Serions trouble is reporiedib have ; oecnrred at the Homestead iron works | t^lonffinfr- to> Carnegie, Phipps, and 1 iGo., j^t3»barg, Pennsylvania, where j - &e%emplo51^ ^ strike came into col-f Ktc-people
MR. DIBBS. LONDON, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
MR. DJ1BS. NDON, Juiv 6. Mr. Dibbs, yiekl;«.^to many outside requests, has agreed to address a meet ing of Federati nists on condition that he i« not identified witv* the movement. Mr. Dibbs leaves for Paris on the 17th, wiere lie will me^fc 51 Pardon, lale Governor of the colony &lt;&lt;f New Cale donia, who will introduce him to the Secretary of the Colonies and Presi dent Carnofc. Mr. Dibbs has received a, second assurance with regard to his representation concerning the removal of New Caledonian grievances. Mr. Dibbs will be tendered a banquet at JSdinburgh on the 11th instant by colonists and others interested m the colonies.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
:~v=i I: ®ine anft OHion's r.O.S. Whisky Aitkeii's Ale Charente *** Brandy ~ Alexandra Eom Inzeva *** Whisky Poinsott Brandy Piper's Claret . TOWNSVILLE ik vl ■; o.".. LV;v;; A«EflfTS La Motte Champagnes Herzer's Wines, bulk and cases South Queensland Wines Birch's Gmger Ale JamesonV Whisky Oillon's Lime Juice a Colonial Bottled Ale and Stout if LesEe's Whiskies, shipments arriv-. ^ j ■iii 4; sr, Uoitee ana Spice Merchant, W holesale Grocer, Importerof Coffee Hoaster0 Custom House, Commissionand Forwarding Hunt Sauce aaiil Kangaroo Hunt is C* respectfully draws thetrade's ^ttentionto Ms Aa-abjan Brand of Coffee in llb.roundtins, nett weight. It is thebestprtxairable,, being thfl Plantation Ceyion, Jamaica, and Costa B-ica Berries, roasted and ground daily on the premises by an entirely new process, in a Patent Gas Boasting Machine whichwill tmm ont roasts of the highest possible qnalHy. Packed hot in air-tight tins at E. BJ. Cowley's Arabian Steam Coffee Works, 3Bliiid€S®Sia^t,Tow3i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
filLt STREET;■ (Nearly Opposite Hospital), : -•- • - • ^'7-"'.-: - .- ;—-———': V •'■■- "■ _ '■ V" '., " V'—i-—"" ^ » TO STATION OWNERS, MINERS, AND RESIDENTS INTHK9USH. f if drawing yourattention to the Medicines specified below I may mention that the Articles referred to are especisdly suitable to keep ^n hand in the Bush, and oji Stations and Camps, where the services of a doctor are sometimes difficult ^ obtain, as they sure ■; ■■■:■" > ■-' enimm& honest remedies - / • • ;V ; /-• ;S,, . ,-r>' . K&:~. for M every^^ «nb^^ climate, Thej are j^rep^red^SriBaiMost Prominent Physicians of the day, and may be depended upon to give good results in every case in : which~ V V : Soothing Powders for Babies cutting theirTeeth, are perfectly harmless, eontainno Opium, never Baal to giveprompt relief, pd are far superior to the Quack Carminative Drops, for Children Colic, Indigestion, &c. "First dose littlesc^iser from Wind, iSie Wmm thetefce;CMMrentake^ fi^ feom W...
Current notes. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
:[BI JOVKKlsj. The Fori Dottglas Times says" The local • meat market hasa "downward tendency," and beef is now quoted, at id per lb cash. One can afford to keep a cator adog or both, -j now*" under circumstances so favorable to domestic economy, I should think it would even not be rashto comtemplate matrimony Our young mon do not seem inclined to many but if the butchers, the heroes of long bills and enemies of domestic life -fully give themselves away like this there -will be no excuse for Misogynic young men. # " # * * A brilliant idea for dealing with the unem ployed tramp has occurred to a correspond^ fc of Truth. It is an adoption of the penny in the slot principle to the problem of labou - teste for -casuals, but instead of putting a peuny i*, the tramp will t&Tn a handle to get a penny out. The scheme includes a method of utilising the "power thus expended, and it is suggested that in these days of electrical science it will be no very difficult problem to enable the ...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 13 July 1892
These were no cases for hearing at the Police Court on Saturday. During the two days' racing at Towcsville 1800 people were booked from the Sail way Station there to Cluden Park, and 80 jour neyed f om Charters Towers. The TowtvsviMe Bulletin s ajB the Korfch Queensland. Meat Export Co's Alligator Creek works, have, during the past week, put through 500 Cat bullocks from Carpen taria Downs (M>sere O'Brien and Cobbold) aitd 560 fare irotn Mesne Hmderson and Skene, Bavilah, are due at the works. . Mb Johh Fishbe, of Gill-street. com plains that he only received a telegram on Friday which reached Charters Towers on June 22nd, and states that he received tele grams before aud since that date. The Telegraph Manazerexplains that every effort was made to fine Mr Fisher's residence, but in vain. Messed Howahb Smith aj?b Sokb* Prro grine is a hit of a flyer. She left Brisbane on Tuesday, 6th inet-, at 8 p.m.. arrived at at 8.15 p.m. on the 6th, making the run in 24J hours, the fastest on ...