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Miscellaneous Clippings. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
A Chinese exchange states/that great uneasiness prevails respecting the stability of affairs in China ; tint there is no loyalty in the country in the country in the English sense of the word, and a great deal of dissatisfac- tion, which it is feared will, before very long, breed a rebellion ; and concludes by urging that the treaty ports shall never be left without the protection of a man of-w&K Another plot against the life of the Czar of. Russia was recently frustrated , the majority of the conspirators atv of good social position, several being inmates of the Winter Palace, in which the Czar was residing. Nearly all the conspirators were arrested, one being shot dead during the struggle. lt is proposed to introduce Anamites and other Asiatics into New Caledonia as agricultural colonists ; also to estab- lish cable communication with Australia forthwith. Records of passenger traffic, show that 591,000 visitors from England attended the Paris Exhibition. Latest news from N...
The North Australian. and Northern Territory Government Gazette. FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
fyht tarife ^n*tal»u. and Northern Territory Government Gazette. I EID A Y, JANUARY 24, 1890. IT will be very difficult for tho majority of thoughtful readers to distinguish auy similarity between a timber forest and a plantation of pineapples. The one (if we have it at all) is originally bequeathed to us by nature; the other is a thing dependant upon artificial labour and human genius. It is not, however, a SINE QUA NON that all men should be of the one opiuiou, even on a matter of this kind, where there is surely no reasonable cause for an intemperate division of sentiment. Our contemporary evidently holds some original theories on the point referred to. lu a burst of misjudged j irony, the TIMES makes no attempt to deal separately with the question i of a trade in pineapples, but argues ( that because we are not (so far as we know at preseut) blessed with auy extent of ti moer forests, it follows as an indisputable sequence that we can not grow pineapples hero to supply thc Adela...
Victoria. Melbourne, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
Victoria. Melbourne, January 23. Mackinnon, for several years manager of the Argns, was enter- tained ' at a farewell banquet ou Saturday prior to. his departure for Europe. The new,offices in.course, of erec-r tiori for tho Argus will shortly be completed. ' A movement is on foot in this city for the erection of a memorial over the grave of the Rev. Tenison Woods The City Coancil propose to raise a. further loan in the London market, of one million sterling, to be devoted to various ' metropolitan improve- ments. . A disastrous'fire occurred in the. Adelaide Chambers early in the week, inflicting damages estimated at £10,000. :?? ? ' I Typhoid fever is . again alarmingly on the iucrease in the city aud suburbs. The hospital is crowded with patients,.and. forty cases have been refused [admission.., ..; ? ; ¿ The Australian ; Natives Cbn fereue is now,, sittiug, .Mr. Speaker Bray/of Adelaide'/presiding. " A telegram in the Argus states ithat vPhili ; Becki ¡ .the well-known actor, sh...
District Council of Palmerston. TUESDAY, JAN. 21. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
District Council of Palmerston. ;. . , ToESDAY, JAN. 21. Present-H. H. Adcock (Chairman), . Crs. V. L. Solomon and G. McKeddie. Minutes of lost meeting were read and confirmed. y ¡ ' j.^r. ,: ; ;7,¡ ;.;Í A telegram was received from, thc Secretary'. of y the ..Central, Board, pf HealtbV.'approvirig.of the. appointment of. Dr. L. S. O'FIaherty as medical officer to the Local Board bf Health. ; - . : . Tho Central. Board of Health for- warded a copy of the report made by Dr. O'FIaherty on the sanitary condi- tion of the Fannie Bay Gaol.-Received. - It wai resolved that the consideration of the new bye-laws should be left till - the next meeting. Resolved, that the Council visit and inspect the position for a culvert to be constructed near the Hospital for the . disposal of surface' water.' ^ ? Resol véd, that-tenders be called for thè;removal"of night soil, «tc, for the ensuing year.
It is Said [By The Public] [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
It is Said [By The Public] I # i That the Taiyuan heat a telegram , front Thursday Island to Port Darwin and thus put up a record. That the message was handed to the i Island operator when the steamer left there and was delivered to the agents, here after the vessel was sighted. That in future the C. îî. Company will send the notices KE Port Darwin steamers by the boats themselves. t That the delay was occasioned by breaks on the intercolonial line. That the schooner Ellefton gave a number bf local loafers a lift out of the country as stowaways; and that this was the only way some of them would ever get clear of their creditors. That one of the number, well known for his liebig propensities, generously bequeathed the whole of his grand assortment of household furniture and effects, valued at about £2, as an offset fer a debt bf five times the amount. That another debt-incurring genius, who only recently cast off the gaol suit, let his landlord, his tailor, his "dobie,'' and others i...
Telegraphic News. FROM OUR OWN CORESPONDENT. South Australia. Adelaide, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
Telegraphic News. FROM OUR OWN CORESPONDENT. South Australia. Adelaide, January 23. General Downes has withdrawn his resignation ; the result of the in- vestigation into Captain Howie's chargés is not yet'Known. The persistent agitation of the philanthropic ¡citizehs has; led to the sentence of death passed upon Jacky, an aboriginal, for murder of a white man, being commuted to imprison- ment" for life. A. terrible accident occurred in the north train, at Stockport, on Friday night last. Ramsay, late Chief Secretary, was among the passengers. ; He was -lying asleep when a kerosine lamp directly over- head suddenly exploded, and the un- fortunate gentleman awoke to Sud himself enveloped in flames. Before the fire could be extinguished he snstained frightful injuries, and died a few hours after being admitted in- to the hospital. The deceased was yesterday accorded a public funeral at Mount Barker. In view of this sad occurrence it is now proposed to substitute gas or electricity for ...
Shipping. PORT DARWIN. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
Shipping. PORT DARWIN. ARRIVED. January 20-The Taiyuan, from southern ports, with the following passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Fryer, Messrs. H. M. Miller, Dale, anil four others.-Aplin, Brown & Co., agents. SAILED. January 22-The s.s. Taiyuan, for Hongkong. No passengers. Exports : 51 tons scrap iron, 2 tons sun dries, 5 tons tin ore for London (1*. D. M. & A. Co.) January .ifi-Thc sch Ellerton, J. Leitch, master, for Sydney, with full cargo for Millar «ros.-P. R. Allen & Co., agents.
The Sportsman. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
A cablegram in a late exchange says that the Pelican Club- has exonerated Smith, his backer, and his manager from blame in connection with the mobbing of Slavih at Brussels ; and the com- mittee report that there is no evidence to show who employed the roughs. On December 30th the Hon. James White's English Derby colts had a trial spin over a six-furlong course along with their Australian mate, Plutarch. At the finish Plutarch had the lead, with Narellan next and Kirkham last. Tom Clifford, the Sydney sculler, is said to be in great form just now, and anxious to compete again for champion honours. One of the few items of interest attached to the cricket match between New South,Wales and,Victoria (which ended on'December' 30th; in a win for the latter with ?'eight wickets to spare) was the innings of 117 compiled by the renowned Sydney stonewalled Alick Bannerman. His innings occupied nearly six hours during.; which time he gave only two possible chances to . the field, and only one ...
Local Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
girral ^folçs. Railway returns for week ended 18th January-£344. It is suggested by telegram that the Eveleen Company purpose winding up their affairs at last. During the week a handsome marble tombstone has been erected over the grave of the late Mr. E. H. Whitelaw. Mr. E. O. Robinson, who arrived from Port Essington on Wednesday, brought up a further instalment of revenue collected from the Malay proas, with which addition the total receipts from this source for the season has been increased to £521. We desire to direct general attention to an advertisement in another column referring to an auction sale to bc held at Pine Creek on February 1st. There will then be submitted a number of draught and saddle horses, drays, carts, wagons, and the general paraphernalia of a complete carrying plant, and it is safe to predict that bargains will be the order of the day. Tenders are being called this week for the purchase of a fourth interest in a Pine Creek gold mining lease of 17 acres. Th...
MINING MEMOS. The Mount Gates Goldfield [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
-TkHN-ING- MEMOS. Thc Mount Gates Goldfield An occasional correspondent sends the following under date Jan. 14th : 1 paid a visit to Mount Gates to inspect the country and have a look at that portion of it where a quantity of quartz specimens were found on the surface in a space of about 20 feet square to the value of £200, averaging about ljoz. gold to the llb weight of stone one specimen of 91bs weight giving 14oz gold. The country is undoubtedly in appearance everything that could be wished for by an old miner to induce him to give it a trial. The claim on which the specimens were found, belong- ing to Messrs. Lawrie, Murphy, Pearce and Stow, is situated on the top of a hill called Mount Gates, which gives the name to this locality. As to the hill itself it seems to be a confused inter- mingling of reefs and cross reefs, two immense ones, not proved to be cold j bearing, crowning the hill. The claim is called the "Hard to Find " in conse- quence of the difficulty experienced in d...
New South Wales. Sydney, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
New South Wales. Sydney, January 23. j Six thousand cigars have been seized on board the s.si Cbingtn by the Customs authorities. The 'fine;si.O Centennial,. which recently foundered in the harbour from the effects of a collision, has been sold at public. auction for the sum of £350.; HerJ mastheads are visible above water, and au effort willîshortly be made to -raise her. The newly formed Cremation Society is trieëting with powerful support. . English ft Foreign. j .London, January 23. The death is anuounced of the celebrated Lord Napier of Magdala. He was born in 1810, .and attained tho rank of General in the British army, playing a conspicuous part in several important campaigns. Mr. Herbert Gladstone, son of the great statesuiau, who receutly brought an action against Colonel Malleson for-slander, -has won his case and recovered one thousand pounds damages. The slander con- sisted iu a charge brought! by Col. Malleson, in the course of a snit for divorce, to the effect that Glad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
RUNDLE BROS. & CO. IMPORTERS AND General Storekeepers, GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, CUSTOMS, AND GENERAL COMMISSION ACENT MITCHELL-STREET, PAL M E R S T O N. AGENTS FOR Tho North Queensland Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. Thc Rendrock Powder Co.'s " Rackarock." TV. K. Thomas & Co's Superfine and Standard Patent Roller Flour E. B. Young & Co's. " St. George " Claret. Imperial Eire Insurance Company. Adelaide Steamship Company, Limited, Adelaide and Port Darwin line, via Western Australian ports. Offices of the Palmerston Carrying Company. E. M. BEBEÖ33, CARPENTER, JOINER, & GENERAL CONTRACTOR, prepared to undertake any description of Contract or Job Work at REASONABLE RATES. ADDBESS Exchange Hotel, Palmerston T. H. HARWOOD, (ASSAYED FOB THE r-ALJIKUSTOX JUXK?) GOLD AND SILVER REFINER. SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER, KATHERINE RIVER, N.T. -o A good and choice assortment of Fancy Bridles, Whips, Bits, Spurs, New & Second- ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 24 January 1890
Government Gazette, SALE OF SPECIAL LEASES 11TH FEBRUARY, 1890. Under the Northern Territory Crown Lands Consolidation Act No. 271 of 1882, and regulations thereunder. Leases for Gardening Purposes. Crown Lands Office, Palmerston, January 14th, 1890. LEASES of the undermentioned Crown Lands in the Northern Territory will be offered for sale by auction, at the Land Office, Palmerston, on Tuesday, February 11th, 1890, at ll a.in. Plans of the land can be seen at the Land Office. Term of lease-three years from 1st April, 1890. The first year's rent, together with a fee of £1 Os. 6d. for the preparation and registration of lease, must be paid at the fall of the hammer. Upset price £1 per acre. Biddings to advance at not less than 5s. on the lot. The following conditions will be in- serted in the lease : i. Bent to be paid annually in advance. ii. Exception and reservation of all mines and minerals. m. Power to Minister to resume posses- sion of the whole or any portion of the land on gi...
Local Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 31 January 1890
If«al pty We are informed that the negoti- ations between the Government and the Government Resident are almost con- cluded. Those who are very anxious to know when the Hon. J. L. Parsons will vacate office will therefore have their curiosity gratified at an early date. The Maggie picnic party left here on Friday last and returned on Sunday afternoon, and from all accounts the cruise was merry enough, even under adverse circumstances. Its chief feat- ures were rough weather, rain squalls galore, and a bit of fun on Melville Island. An extended account of the picnic appears elsewhere. The week now ending has been an exceptionally moist on« for Palmerston, and from all accounts for the country too, where, it is said, the rainfall lias been even heavier. On Wednesday night the gauge at the Government Gardens registered a fall of 4-500 inches, while for the same time in town the record was 4-290 inches. Up to thc present wc can hear of no damage having been done to the railway line by t...
N.T. Tobacco Leaf for London. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 31 January 1890
N.T. Tobacco Leaf for London. Some time since thc Hon. J. L. Parsons undertook to forward to Sir Arthur Blyth, thc Agent-General, a case of tobacco leaf grown in the Northern Territory. Overtures were forthwith made to Mr. Richard Jaentsche (Mr. Brandt's manager at Shoal Bay) about supplying the article, and, with Mr. Brandt's consent, Mr. Jaentsche made up a case accordingly and forwarded it to tlie Government Resident last week for transmission to London. Accompany- ing the case was a letter of explanations which han been kindly handed to us, and from which we extract the following references : "The case, weighing 9Glbs, contains 541b. of fermented leaf ; there are two sorts of Havannah, namely, one sort that attained maturity in the wet season and one whose maturity dates rather from the dry season (May), the latter being superior so far as colour and natural aroma are concerned ; the sorts are kept separated, and ample explana- tion is given within the case. Besides the two sort...
Victoria. Melbourne, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 31 January 1890
Victoria. Melbourne, January 30. Afc a meeting of shareholders in the Broken Hill proprietary it was unanimously decided to adopt the proposal to increase the shares to, eight hundred thousand, aud to open a registration office in London. The Directors state that Patton intends returning from America. Three hundred and forty cases of typhoid have occurred in the city and suburbs during the past fortnight, thirty-seven of the patients having died. Diptheria is also alarmingly prevalent. A youth named Lambert, aged nineteen, working as a labourer at Glenrowan, is the chief actor in another terrible tragedy. HV first murdered his employer's daughter, a young girl twelve years of age, and thou committed suicide. The conference of delegates of the Australian Natives Association is ended. Nothing practical was ac- complished, and the principal busi- ness of the delegates appears to have lain iu tho direction of chain pague driuking and sightseeing.
It is Said [By The Public] [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 31 January 1890
It is Said [By The Public] That the Melville Island picnic party returned with scalps intact, and that one or two have no desire to go down that way again on a similar errand. That if the niggers had only had the sa wee of a chicken the party might not have lauded at all. That the local natives were only in- duced to stand their ground by a threat of instantaneous death from a Martini. That the appearance of the party as they landed must have been eminently reassuring to the savages, after swamp- ing the boat and nearly drowning one or two of the non-swimmers. That the ducking took all the hunting ardour out of thc Buffalo Bill of the party, who carried a tomahawk with which to cut off the horns of the big sport. That the natives stood on the beach for hours contemplating certain foot- prints in the sand. That a recent arrival from Thursday Island brought typhoid fever with him. That the " piece de resistance " of the coming election must be the Chinese " ticket." That the candidate...
MINING MEMOS. Another Local Mining Company. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 31 January 1890
MIXING MEMOS. Another Local Mining Company. j Ou Monday last a meeting of persons j interested in certain Union gold claims was held at the Mining Exchange, to consider the question of forming a com- pany to work the claims represented hy those present. These were the Nos. 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8 North Lady Alice, compris I ing an unbroken line of gold claims ! giving a total area of sixty-one acres, j Mr. H. H. Adcock was voted to the chair. After some discussion it was resolved to amalgamate the claims and work them by a company under the style of the " Lady Alice Amalgamated Gold Mining Company," to be formed under thc no liability conditions, with a capital of £12,500 ¡in 12,500 shares of £1 each. The following gentlemen were elected office bearers :- Directors - Messrs. A. E. Jolly, G. McKeddie, S. T. Brown, H. Ü. Beresford, and A. G. Beresford. Secretary - Mr. H. H. Adcock. It was further decided to order machinery immediately for erec- tion on thc Lady Alice Creek, on No. 4 North L...