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Our Neighboars. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] MACHAY September 8. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

_. Our . >>igïil>»arîs. " [TOM omi ösvs coREEsroxDESTS.] , MACKAY September 8. I Os Thursday we were visited uit.li a splen f «li«] downfwur 'off Twin", which continiusU for the two follawin¡r <ÍMya- lt w«a tuMlly wanttsl and has just come in time to do. a j great deal of good to the plant" cane, which is all looking first class If only tho planters ! here could rely on jiroenriujj - snlKcient labour, they. would have cause to rejoice at fthe prospects ot next season's crushing. ' All the mills are in full swing and tiirn ! ing out very good samples of sugar. Far- leigh, Foulden, and.the Marine mills, are especially turninjr.pnt splendid whites. The. two former are working the charcoal filters, ' and the latter the sulpUor process. The¿ scarcity of. labour and the low price of sugar has been a great blow to this district, which has' only the one- indastry to support it. The bad rjm«'»«, are. being severely felt by all classes; and altogether there is not that loo...

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Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, SEPTEMBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Cable Messages. (.rmox or» ows CORBMFOSTJKNTS.) LONDON, SEÍ-TKMBEB 12. Thc Australian Eleven hare won their final match against the South of England toy an innings and five runs. Latest intelligence from Naples states that the* cholera shows sign» of abate- ment, the number of fresh canes re- ported to-day being less than for some days pant. Cholera hs« entirely died out at Marseilles, and no fresh coxes have Leen reported for several davs at Toulon. SEFTEVBEB 10. I The Emperors of Germany, Austria, and Bust-ia, attended by their respec- tive chancellors, had a meeting yester- day, near Warsaw. It is stated that the result of the conferen*-e has been an agreement between thc three coun- tries to take concerted action for the suppression of the anarchist movement. It ; is' also believed that m mutual arrangement ha* been arrived at for the" reduction of the standing armies of the three powers. The cholera epidemic at Naples is abating. PÀE1S, SEPTEMBK» 15. It is officially notified t...

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Stock, Produce, and Land Reports. Joax MACNAMARA, Auctioneer, Cairno. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Stocky PF0dM»,aa«Í lu« Reports. Jomx MACH ABABA. Auctioneer, Cairn*. Now that the decision et th» Ministry baa been znsste known in reference to the rail- way, and that Cairns has been- definitely decided upon to be the terminus of the Herberton-Cairns railway, speculations thia week has bean of a brisker and sounder nature tau i aa«* had-to resort tor many weeks past. Not only hare I had numeróos enquiries as to valuations in owners* pro- perties, but I hare been in receipt of nu- merous telegrams from Southern investors aa to purchases where, their mosey could be. laid out to advantage ; consequently bnai- rn land has) been in the ascendant, and al- though prices paid for. allotments which I have purchased have not been in excess of quotations given by owners soute weeks apo, ?till there seems to be a tenacity on the part of speculators to have allotments placed under offer to them for fixed periods, and in nearly all caliea bave I bad to report busi- ness afterwards. Suburban lan...

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Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) September 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. E. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) September ll. Edward Barrett, charged with drunken- j ness and indecent exposure. Fined 10s, or 12 boora, and 20s or.-IS hours in the lock-up on the respective charges. . September 12. Alfred Edwards, charged with drunken- ness .and indecent exposure.. Fined JO, or one month's imprisonment for being drunk, and committed to. the lock-up for Itt hours without the option of a fine for indecent ex ?sssre,:.. t.;¿:¿¿<. -O....;^:. . j ..8|an*etf K-.Paris-claim for wages, £7 IS« Ad ( yawdiia^AaT"sJ.w»i«t tm. sw, .mi a»«tt. ? Hxaaxaroa O ajex KT Cnn.-Ameetiug of the mesaba» of this club wa« held on Tues- day evening. Mr. Cairns presiding.. There was a good attendance. Tho secretary de- tailed the arrangement1« that had been made for the entertainment of the Cairns visitors, comprising a lunch on the ground and a ban- quet at th« Boyal Hotel oat the evening of the match. The chairman announced that Mr. John Newell, the presi...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION IN FARES. FROM lit May proximo, Saloon and Steerage Fares by the Company's Weekly Mau Steamers, between Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay. Bowen, Towns ville, Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone River, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFTY PER CENT. BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. Aprü26,1884. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. ? . REDUCTION * OF FARES BETWEEN BRISBANE AND SYDNEY. THE FARES by the above Company be- tween Brisbane and Sydney are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE "PER CENT. (25). For particulars, apply BURNS, PHILP and CO., ? y'Vr . Atenta. TO INVESTORS, CAPITALISTS, AND SPECULATORS. JOH N MACNAMARA, Government and General Auctioneer, ; VALUATOR and LAND AGENT. References-Q. N. Bank, Cairns. drack of Xaglasd. f>EV. Q. R. I*. NOBBS .wai (».?.) cos ^a.\j duct Divine Service at ll a.m. mad 7.30 p.m., in the Church. Abbott-street. REV. E. T. LLOYD will (D.v.) conduct Divine Service in Primitive Methodist Church, Abbott-...

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New South Wales. SYDNEY, SEPTEMBER 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

I SYDNEY, SKTTKMBEB 15. A Taut oongregaitíon aaaembl. 4 . at St. Mary'a Cathedral yesterday, oil the uccaaiou of the iiiTsstiture qf Arch barhop Muran with the paJlium. " Intelligence, has been received by the mining department, from the warden nt Bingera, stating that the Australian Diamond Company liars washed 279 loads of wash-dirt and obtained USO dianoads weighing 198 carat*. SEFTEMatB lr*. Beach , has accepted Hanlan's chal- lenge to row him within seven months fr»mi the present date for £-300 a-stde »ad the championship of the world. A meeting «ms hcli lut night to mate arrangements for the match, but tho date on which it is to take place waa left open for the present. A fresh ease of small-pox was re- ported to the authorities to-day. The inmates of the infected house, eight in number besides the paticut, were all removed at once to the quarantine station. SKJ/ÏÈMBKH 17. A telegram from "Wilcannia reports the discovery , at Poolamacca, twenty five miles from Silverton, of a ...

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SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. Septembsr ll.-fc^tönrnba.aa.. Capt. Ana strung, from Sydney, Tia, Brisbane and ports. Fassengers - Urs. Dictons. Miss Dickins and four children. Me srs. Dickins, V. T. Wimble. J. Platt, Dalgleish. J. P.Ball-, sillier. Bc arnon, and. 14 in steerage. , .. September ll. - Warrego, «.a.. Capt. Phillips, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. Passengers-Mr. R. A. Kingsford, and C in steerage. . September 13. - Katoomba, s.e.. Capt. Armstrong, from Cooktown. Passengers Miss Touzzean, Mr. S. Davis, and S in steerage. " ? September 13'. -. Warrego, ' s,a.t Capt. Phillipe, from Cooktown. September 16.-Corea, s.s.. Capt. M'Grath, from Sydney, via Brisbane and ports. September IT. - Maranoa, ,. s.s.. Capt. Hampton, from Sydney, via Lrisbane and ports. . ? .

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IMPORTS. EX KATOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

IMPORTS. . Ex KATOOMBA. I ..Coasigued to Jack and" NtfwelL-2 eases merchandise, 2 do «ixenails, 1 cask crockery, 2 cases vesta», 1 do pickles, 2 boxes tobacco. Consigned to L. Severin. - 4 bundles spouting. Miscellaneous.-2 kegä butter. 15 bags potatoes, 1 do bacon, 3 packages fire lights, - do sashes, 1 sack oatmeal, 3 cases drags, 1 parcel, 1 case, 1 parcel drapery, 1 case . package blocks, 1 case churns, 4 do sundries, 1 do syrup.-Burns, Philp and Co., agents. Captain Armstrong, of the steamer Ka- toomba, reports experiencing light easterly winds and tine weither throughout his pus sage ttuui Brisbane to Cairns, and fresh ; south-easterly wiudd and occasional showers on his return journey from Cooktown t-> this port.

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DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

DEPARTURES. ~ September ll.-Katootnba,s,s.,Cnpt. Arm- strong, fur Cooktown. Passenger - Mr. Sam Sing. " . September ll. - Warrego, s.sv. Capt. Phillipe, for Cooktown. Passenger-Mr, Ingram. , ....... September 13.-Katoomba, s.s., Capt. Arm- strong, for Sjdney. via. Brisbane and .porta. V.sag i» Mia. -JUd*?. "-ste-«a, ViUonl laen.).Bedstone, Irtddj, and Ç in steerage. - September ; 14.-Warrego, BM,. Capt. I'hillip«, for Svdnejr, via .Brisbane and purttf. Passenger-Mr. O'fieill. September 17.-Corea, s.s., Capt. M'Grath, for .Cooktown, Thursday Inland, and Nur . .'manton.

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Birth.     BURNS.-September 15, Esplanade, Cairns,   the wife of George Burns, of a daughter.  

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the Erection of Two Culverts on the Smithfield Hoad, 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 5 per cent, on amount of tender. Tenders close 1st October. C. GARDINER, Engineer to the Board. CAIRNS DIVISIONAL BOARD. TENDERS ore invited for Clearing the Bussell River road about 1U miles, in accordance with specifications and condi- tions to be seen at the Hoard's Office, Tenderers to sta'e time required to com- plete'work, and pay a deposit of 5 per cent, on amount of tender. Tenders close 1st October, ISSI. C. GARDINER, Engineer to the Board, bk Ucl Uq Di À .XKUAL RACE MEETING, Tuesday, October 14, 18H PKESIDCKT-Mr. 'f. Swallow. VICF.-PRESIDEKTS-Messrs. AV. R. O. Hill and T. Collinson. . Hos. TB'EABOKKU-Mr! W. C. Smith. JCDOE-Mr. W. R. O. Hill. STAKTEU-Mr. G.Tolson. CLF.UK OP SCALES-Mr. H. V. Frennie. CLERK or Conwx-Mr. J. Ku...

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The Australian Mutual Provident Society. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

The Aratraliaa Mutual Prorident . Society. : . MK. Morrice A. Black, thc actuary of the above society, in concluding his voluminous report on the seventh quinquennial in- vestigation into the society's affairs, says ; " The-ewoll beginnings of an unpretending friendly society (for such it was), established 35 years ago, without capital or assistance of any kind from its promoters; except theil gratuitous services ia its management, arti in striking contrast with what it has now be- come-the greatest and wealthiest monetary institution in Australasia, It has built up a fund in these years which now-amounts tx more than ¿5,000,000 sterling, an autounl exceeding by nearly ¿1,000,000 the paid up capital of all the ,banks established in Xe« South Wales ; it has jB2.),2S)S,-109 assured on th ¿i-lives of 5O,000 members, a sum exceed- ing the interesl-'jearing deposits of all th« banks transacting business in this colony by over ¿2,000,000; it has paid in death claims a sum of Jil ,TCU,5Sti...

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Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Our Brisbaue Letter. . . ("F.OJÍ ODB OWJÍ CORREXPONOENT.) IÍOTHIXG of miich moment lias occurred 'in our Legislature during the past week. .The Législative Council has adjourned for three weeks to allow time for some business to be sent up to them frota the Legislative Assembly. The Lower House having passed the second reading of the Laud Bill last week, has devoted this week to' the dis-: cussion of less important business. The Defence Bill and the Health Bill, have been read a second time, and thc latter measure baa made goodprogress through committee., .Thc estimates came down last night, and the financial statement is to he made nest "Wednesday ; there is sure -to be a. good-debate ou the financial-position of the colony then. The estimates show an expected increase in revenue of £U&,142 over the actual ?receipts ot last year, and au. anticipated " increase bf expenditure amounting, tc £191,708, the expected income being ¿2,748,50©; and:-- thé expenditure ?ál2,7(XiJ;i50e...

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Cairns Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Cums Progress Associatio«. A LABOELT attended meeting of the members -1 of the above association, was held on Tues- day evening at Near Tattersall's-Hotel, Mr. K. A.: Kingsford in the" chair.- - .' The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Mr. Wimble; the hon. secretary, explained that much of the business arising from the minutes just read: he bad attended to per- sonally, whilst .'in Brisbane, and so had no record of correspondence to lay before the meeting on-the subjects therein mentioned. With regard to the appointment of a "mining surveyor for Goldsborough, the Under-sec- retary for alines had suggested that an ap- plication .be made for the services of Mr. Grant, of Herberton, ¿s no surveyor would, for the present, be specially appointed for the Mulgrave goldfield. On the subject of Mr. Amos' report there was no occasion, to eater, .-as everyone knew what bad been, done and l»ow tte watter stood. Suspect- ing the powder-magazine, the Under-secre- tary for t...

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HERBERTON. September 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

HEEBERTOü. - . September 12. Arras seven days light.. showers, fine weather set in on Wednesday and Thurs-" day.. Ihe rain fallen, if it does not continue, has just Veen sufficient to beräfifltave race- course and- the cricket (frouhd' which, just '-mow. «. -tie two wbaarbluir" »ubjMot»: «li ^t^^a-tb^ S^-faoolor Arta buaar wiU come in for a large share of attention, and, vary , probably, also of the money that.will he cir- culating, during the . race week. Already there aré several bookmakers here who offer tola/odds on singles and doubles, and, of eoUrse, each' one professes to do business oa better terms than -his neighbour. I don't know how many *' doublas and single« " are expected here, but titers ought to be a tre- mendous lot if all those who sro looking after them are to get aay. Then there is a local " consultation sweep " and a : totalisa tor. so that it appears to me that the actual horse racing forma but s secondary portion of the excitement. The gates, bootha, «j.e., an...

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Cairns-Herberton Railway. LETTER FROM MR. J. HAMILTON, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Cairn^Herberton Railway. LETTEU FROM MB. J. HAMILTON, M.L.A. TH« following letter addressed by our senior member to the Watsonville Progresa Association, and pablished in the HËSBKB TO* AovxarisKB, contains advice and aug. gestions on toe subject of the commence ' ment of the railway, which commends it to à careful perusal by the residents of this dis- trict. Our Progress Association has already advocated the first section as suggested by Hr. Hamilton, being made of such length that its construction can be proceeded upon without delay, and we trust that all the Pro- gress Associations of the Cairns-Hcrberton district will unite and cordially co-operate to obtain that end. Mr, Hamilton's letter is a« follluws : .Briabanw, Cth September. Du« SIB,-I would suggest that at the present moment the combined efforts of the whole of tile xvuiduntM in th« ilia trie t should be directed towards obtaining . the speedy commencement of the construction of the first section, and I think yon will ag...

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LATEST BY WIRE. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. Queensland. BRISBANE, SEPTEMBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

LATEST BY WIRE. [FBOB OOK OWN CO RBFJH'ON DCS T.] BRISBANE, SEPTEMBER IG. It i» understood that Mr. C. C. Horrocks, the Acting Immigration Agent, has been suspended in conse- quence of certain circumstances having transpired in connection with the re- cent case of M'31 urdo and Davis. Yesterday morning a coloured man. named Hall, living at South Brisbane, attempted to murder his --nfc by »hoot- ing her with a revolver. Ile then en- deavoured in the most determined manner to commit suicide by dis- charging two chamber* of the revolver into his own hcaifc which not succeed ing lie cut his throat. Both tlic mur- derer and bis victim were conveyed to tho hospital, wlivrv they now JiG it, a critical condition. It in supposed that Hall was:actuated by.jealousy. -':- . SKI'TEMUEB 17. Pending tlie decision of the Cabinet with reference to the suspension of Mr. Horrocks, it is understeod that Mr. Woodward will act as chief sccretary to the immigration department, whilst Mr. lt. Gray, under-H...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

QUEEN'S HOTELl COOKTOWN. THIS HOTEL has jest Leen built, fitted and furnished on the lines of a First cl ss Metropolitan Hotel. It i« situated in the most central, coolest, and healthiest site -in *.'*> i k tn wu. The Bedrooms are larg»», well ventilated. «nd fitted with a view to comfort, the Dining-room and Parlours being lofty, cool, and elegantly furnished. The Billiard Room ranks among the largest in the North, and contains one of Alcock's best tables. The proprietor is determined to sustain his reputation by keeping only the best brands of WIHSH, Spiarrs, ALES, AC, in the" market, by paying particular atten 1i .n to the Cuisine, and by securing the best at endance procurable. The Assembly Boom ia next in size to the Town Hall, and is aailaUe for private parties and public ra-etings. Thu spacious Balcony, which is tanned by the cooling breeze from the Pacific, commands an excellent view of the town, the harbour, and the northern country. io renient Bath Kooms. Excellent Stab...

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The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1884. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

Hfa\ç bairns éúst. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 188*. Local Items. The revenue collections nude by the Cus- tom* authorities for the past fortnight, from the 1st to the 15th ins.ant, amounted to 4355 2s 4d. We have to acknowledge the receipt of j the following donations on behalf of the | "FIGABQ Defence Fund A. Grant, 10s j Kenion and Co., 10a ; D. Patience, J.P., 10s ; j H. V. Freame, 10a. Hr. Dickins arrived on Thursday per Katoomba to assume the position of pott and telegraph master: ia Cairn«, rire Mr. Mac Whirter transferred to Bowen.'. Mr. Dickins waa accompanied by Mrs. Dickins and family. Messrs. R. A. Kingsford and F. T. Wimble were also passengers by Thursday's j steamers. The following gentlemen have been chosen to represent Cairns in the forthcoming cricket match with Herberton, to he played at Herberton on the 23rd Instant i-Messrs. Nobbs. Feet. Milford, Wall, Behan, Edwards, Barnett, Burke, Macnamara. Sharpe, and j Dent, Emergencies:-Messrs. Tolson,Barr, [ Greensell, and H...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 18 September 1884

TUE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI- GATION COMPANY. The company's, steamers Jeave this port every Thursday for Northern Ports, and every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. For tire« and rate« of freight apply at the ! Company'« own oSce mt vhurf. WENS. PHILP and CO.. Limited, I Agents. ' fTlHE S.S. «' ZEUS."-Captain Innes, ' -M. Leaved the wharf every Thursday morning to meet the incoming, and every Saturday evening to meet outgoing Mail Sfi'«-awl leave* every Wednesday awl Saturday »toni i ag» for Swallow*« awl Stew- art's landing». . ' . , - Ogmu f**r rhartur «nd czewwu. BURNS. PHILP and CO. Agents.: THE !whsi Nitkal M. .VWWSBWHSSIB RpillaM .»???I LOUTED." . Incorporated nuder "The Companies Act," ISÜ3. BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital ... ... £1,000,000 Paid-up Capital ... ' ... 500,000 Reserve Fund. ... ... 185.0UO Gold bought or forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at Current Rates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branches and ...

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