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NEWS AND NOTES. MAY 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 18 May 1864
NEWS AND NOTES. BY A SYDNEY MAN. As the Telegraph is detained for the English mail, and you will thus have abuudnuco of news to occe.-py your spneo, as much brevity hero tis is consistent willi lucidity is, I presume, desir- able. The most noteworthy event, apart from the news by the English mail, is the disaster that has befallen our troops in Now Zealand, for which calamity we have only scanty consola- tion in tho defeat which the Maoris havo sus- tained at Taranaki, and in tho slaughter of fifty or sixty others by friendly natives near Tauranga. The papers aro so full of those ovents that I shall best perform my part by endeavouring to condense, for your convenience and that of your renders. ' First, then, ns to the disastcr'ut the Gate Pnh. You ure awaro that the Maoris, uftor abandoning Muungntnuturi, were known to have mudo their way in large numbers to Tauranga, whither Sir Duncan Cameron immediately followed them, willi a largo force. Ho found them in strong position at " th...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 18 May 1864
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. &nbsp; TUESDAY, May 17. The SPEAKER took the chair at a quarter past three, and read the usual form of prayer. PAPERS, &c. The COLONIAL SECRETARY laid upon the table of the House, in return to an address, a despatch relative to the dissolution of the first parliament. Also a despatch from the Secretary of State relative to the status of the Church of England in this colony. The papers were ordered to be printed. QUESTION OF ORDER. Mr. DOUGLAS gave notice of a question which, to-morrow, he intended to ask the hon. member for the Burnett (Mr. Mackenzie), as to whether it was that hon. member's intention, in the present state of circumstances, to bring in a comprehensive scheme of Electoral Reform. (Laughter.) The SPEAKER said that he thought it was not practicable to put such a question to a private member. Questions could be put to private members in charge of bills, giving notice of motion, or otherwise concerned in business before...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 18 May 1864
BIRTHS. FEGAN.—On May 15, at her residence, Mar- garet-street, Mrs. E. W. Fegan, of a daughter. RHODES.—On April 28, Margaret, wife of Ralph Rhodes, of two children, stillborn, &nbsp; Please copy in the Liverpool papers. MARRIAGE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HERBERT—MORIARTY.—On the 11th May, at Trinity Church, Sydney, by the Rev. Edward Rogers, Arthur Orpen Herbert, &nbsp; Brewsterfield, Brisbane, to Agnes, fourth &nbsp; daughter of the late Captain Moriarty. R.N.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 18 May 1864
A- J. B. JENNER, U.C.L., nomceopathic . ' Practitioner, etc., Mary-street, North . Brisbane . three doors above the Temperance ' Hotel, and nearly opposite the Queensland Club House. Homoeopathic Medicines of every de- scription may also be obtained._4629 HS. GRENFELL, Gênerai Commission, . Shipping, and Custom House Agent, Eagle-street, North Brisbane. Sole Queensland Agency for Lindaman's cele brated Coloniul Wines. _ ENRY O'REILLY, Licensed Custom House Agent. Consignees' consignments attended to with punctuality and dispatch. A. S. N. Company's AVharf, Brisbano, February 1st, 1864. 112 J SEAFORD GORDON, Broker, Slurs' . Agent, and Customs' Agency, Brydcn's Buildings, near Custom House, Brisbano. Vessels reported at tho Custom House with every despatch. Consignments delivered with- out anytroubbJo_Hio_Con^h|iU2o._3181 LF. LANDSBERG, Licensed Surveyor, . Queen-street. Lands survoyed, Plans Prepared, Properties Sold and Transferred with care and despatch. Fees reasonable EICHARDSON...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 18 May 1864
STEAM TO IPSWICH THE AMY will LOAD CARGO 1HIS DAY, fov Ipswuh at ' Orr and Honey man's Wharf Goods received tiU 6 p m_4680 FOR IPSWICH IREMER Steamci, leaves HaniB ____ Wharf TO MORROW, the 19th 7h.lfpa.t6a» e MEmoB> B1 4(2o Mastei SIE «I TO CLEVELAND U*4. rPHE DIAMOND v> ill bo despatched Säfe^ X from Raff s Whaif, on SAlUIv DAlmoinmg nc\t, at half putt 8, lcluuung m.it day at same time Car^o receded by Mcsbis Geo Raff and Co Vaics Saloon, 7s 6d Torc Cabin, 5s BRIGHT, BROTHERS & CO , 4717 _ Agents OfeA" US1RALYSIAN STEAM NAVI GA1ION COMPANY SiEVM TO SYDN1 Y-Tho TELEGRAPH 11IÜRSD VY Araj 19, at 5 30 a ni m ROciarvMproN dirigí - iho CLARENCE, TÜLSDAY, Maj 21 No nhunco in rates TO WSW ICH Hie IPSWICH 'lins Da>, WEDNES D AY May l8 at 7 a ni The BRISBANE, THURSDAY, May 19, at 7 a m The IPSWICH, TRIDiY, Ma> 20 at 8nin flie BRISBANE, S VTÜRDA1, May 21, at 8 a m HENRY O REILLY, Agent VS'N Companys Offices, Busbnnc AUSTRALASIAN S TI AM NAVIGUION COMPANY Reduction in tho ...
(From the Northern Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
lIYoin the Xorlhern Argus) TRISON BiiLxiviNG-The townspeople weie tin own into« con-idernble state ol excitement xe-teidax, on leal mug lb it a du nig and succe-s fid attempt bid been made bv the prisoners eonfined in the gaol to etlect their e-cape At In-t it was reported that a ficree encounter hail taken pi ice, m which tho pri-oncrs were Hie xictor-, and that the whole body had ellected an orderlv retreat, leaving iheu former guards locked np in the cells, and Inking all the arms and ammunition along with them l»os di-t mee lent enchantment to the view, for on "-itiuî the pri-o.i xve learned the fo lowing pirticulur- -After dinner the gaol birds were let loo-e ni the jurd to take on airmg, aiI cu|&lt;n for an hour or two the »S»&lt; ?f ^"""l winch during the re-t of the bv eut)-four hour i» rehgiouslv denied them The acting gnolei was ill m bed, and very weak, one of the_ tuni kevs was m town purchasmg medicine for us chief, while the third, on whom the whole dut...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY. May 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
THE GRAPHIC NEWS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.)) SYDNEY. &nbsp; May l8. &nbsp; FALKENBERG has pleaded guilty to a charge &nbsp; of forgery. Haswell's trial is still going on. The northern mail has been stuck up near Muswellbrook by three armed men. No business is doing. The Yarra has sailed for Brisbane, and the Boomerang for Rockhampton. ADELAIDE. Copper has fallen £10 per ton. The Southern Cross has cleared for Brisbane, with a cargo of brcadstufls. The flour market is quiet. THE Legislative Assembly did not meet yes terduy. When (he Speaker took tho chair at half-past threo o'clock, there were only thirteen members in attendance, und thal number not constituting a quorum he adjourned the House till to-day, at three o'clock. The following members appeared in the chamber :-Mr. Bell, Mr. "Wienholt, Dr. Challinor, the Colonial Secre- tary, tho Colonial Treasurer, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Groom, tho Minister for Land...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY. MR. R. CRAWFORD, at 11 o'clock, at the Rox'al Horse Baraur : Horses. MESSRS. MARTIN et DICKSON, at 11 o'clock, at tho City Auction Mart : Drapery and Fancy Goods, Invoice of Saws; at 11 o'clock, on the Promises, Margaret-street: Household Furniture and Effects. MR. R. DAATDSON, at noon, on the Premisos, AVickbam Terrace : Books, Household Furni- ture and Effects. MR. G. E. O'BRIEN, at 12 o'clock: Horse and Cart, Flour, Groceries, and Sundries. MR. AV. H. KENT, at 11 o'clock, at Tatter sail's Horse Bazaar: Horses, Drays, Spring Carts, Harness, eve.
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
METEOROLÓGICO; OBSEK VATIONS. AA'ED.VESDAT, MAY l8. BRISBANE.-9 a.m. : Barometer (corrected), 30095; thermometer (shnde), 52'2 ; ditto (dry bulb),52-1 ; ditto (wet bulb), 50G ; forceof wind, 1 ; direction, AV.S.AV. ; extent of cloud, 1 ; weather, fine, and cold, cirrus clouds. 3 p.m. : Barometer (corrected), 30023 ; thermometer (shade), 72- ; ditto (dry bulb), 7P9 ; ditto (wet bulb), 62-9: force of xvind, 1; direction, AAT. ; extent of cloud, 2 ; weather,-fine scattered cumulus clouds. (Per Electric Telegraph) AVIKD ASH AVEATHEIÎ.-9 a.m. : Lytton, AV., and line; Ipswich, S., and fine ; Laidley, calm and fine ; Toowoomba, calm and fine ; Drayton, AV.S.AV., and fine ; AA'arwick, calm and fine ; Dalby, N., mid fine. SrnXEV.- 9 a. m. : Barometer (correclcd), 30003; thermometer (shade), 57'0; ditto (dry bulb). 55-7 ; ditto (wet bulb), 507; force o'f wind, 1 ; direction, A\". ; extent of cloud, 0; weather, fine and clear.
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY l8 BEFORE the Police Magistrate. DRUNKARDS. . - Geroge Lever was brought up for being drunk and disorderly. There was also &nbsp; a further charge of making use of obscene lan- &nbsp; &nbsp; guage against him. For the first offence he was &nbsp; &nbsp; finer 10s., or 24 hours' imprisonment in default &nbsp; &nbsp; of payment, and for the second he was ordered &nbsp; &nbsp; to pay a similar penalty, or to undergo impri- sonment for a like term - to commence at the termination of the first. Edward Dunn was &nbsp; fined 20s., or 48 hours in the cells, for making &nbsp; use of obscene language. Henry Cave, brought up for disorderly conduct, and Mary Murphy for drunkenness, were discharged. Susan Brown was fined 5s., or 12 hours in confinement &nbsp; for being intoxicated. A person who would not give his name to the police was fined 20s. for the same offenc...
SHIPPING. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
SHIPPING. DEPARTURE. MAT l8-Maid of Riverton schooner S2 ton« Captain Murphy for the Richmond River in ballast CLEARANCE May l8 -Telegraph steamer 700 tons Cap tam Audley Coote for Sydney ITSWICH STEAMERS - Tins morning the Bremer will «tari from Horns wharf at half past 5 o clock and the Brisbane from the AS> Co s wl orf at 7 o clock Tho steamer Telegraph w ill «tart from the wharf at half pi«t o o clock this morning with the outward mails for Europe She take« the mail« to Sydnev where they will be transhipped into the P a"d O Co s steamer Madra5 for conveyance to Point de Gulle The schooner Eli7abeth for Bilbie Wind and the steamer Gneering and schooner 1 am for Mooloolah all saded for their re peetive destinations with the early tide x esterdiv The three minted schooner Alma will be cleared out for ïiewca_tle in balla t She will take in a cargo of coal at that port and proceed to Launce ton The barque I idv Lvttelton =ailed from N ew cas le for Bri bane on Siturdov tho 7th Max...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTBIC TELEGRAPH.] AmWALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTBIC TELEGRAPH.] AmWALS. May IG.-Isabella, brig, from Melbourne ; Tommy, schooner, from Launceston ; Squaw, brig, and Mary Cummings, schooner, from AVarrnambool ; Agnes Irving, steamer, from Grafton ; City of Brisbane", steamer, from Bris- bane ; City of Melbourne, steamer, from Mel- bourne. May 17.-Barwon, s.S., from Melbourne. May IS.-Electra, barque, and Gratia, brig, from Adclaido ; Britons' Queen, schooner, from Hobart Town. DErAIUTRES. May 17.-Neva, schooner, for Aucklnnd ; Siam, barque, for Calcutta ; Lady Emma, for Newcastle ; Agnes Irving, s., for Grafton.
ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
ROCKHAMPTON. By the Clarence steamer, which arrived at midnight on Wednesday, we have received papers from the North to the 14th instant. We are indebted to the courtesy of Captain Cottier for files of the Rockhampton Bulletin from which journal we take the following items of news: -- &nbsp; From Mr. E. Gregory, whose departure from the Peak Downs dates some days &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; later, we learn intelligence very dissimilar from that publis hed in last Tuesday's paper on the authority of Mr. &nbsp; Mc Cann. For instance, Mr. Gregory is ignorant of the existence of any new store of Messrs &nbsp; Winter and Veale's, or of any deep-sinking ope- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; rations; and with reference to the latter asserts most positively that three days subsequent to Mr. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; McCann's departure from Clermont, no second &nbsp; &nbsp; bottom had bee...
ENGLISH SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
ENGLISH SHIPPING. -March 14.-At Gravesend, the Black Ball ship Young Australia, Captain Phillips, from Brisbane December 15, 1S63, xvith passengers and cargo. DEPARTURES. February 27.-From Southampton, the AA'urren Hastings, 5G7 *ons, Captain Hedley, for Brisbane, with government immigrants and cargo. March 5.-From AVat orford, the Q.S.N. Co.'s steamer Lady Bowen, 700 tons, Captain Bar- nett, for Brisbane via tile Capo of Good Hope, xvith passengers. March 12.-From Gravesend, the Black Ball ship Legion of Honor, 1519 tons, Captain Grimmer, for Queensland, with passengers and cargo. The following vessels wore loading for More- ton Bay at London on the 23rd March -. Fusilcer, Captain Carvosso -, Queen of the Colo- nies, Captain Cairncross ; Earl Russell, Captain Marley ; Young Australia, Captain Grey ; and General Caulfield, Captain Richards, bn the same date the Sultana was loadiug for Herrey's Bay at Liverpool. On March 12, at 3 p.m., there was launched from the building-yard of Mes...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
Auction Salei. SATURDAY, MAY 21. SPLENDID ALLOTMENT «C THB TOWN OF SOUTH BRISBAN1. nriRUNDLE 4 CAMERON have received in A itructions to sell at then- Rooms, Queen Itrects, on SATURDAY, May 21, at 12 o'clock-, All that PIECE or PARCEL of LAND, described on tho Government Litho- graph as Allotment No. 3, of section No. 22, having an extensive frontage to HOPE-STREET, and situated between Russell-street and Glenelg-street. The »hove Allotment contains thirty-six perches, and is situated in one of the most thriving parts of South Brisbane. Terms liberal at sale. 4564 SATURDAY, MAY 21. DELIGHTFULLY SITUATE THREE-ROOMED COTTAGE, Immediately adjoining the Residence of ME. EDMUND GREGORY, FRONTINO PETRIE TERRACE. TRUNDLE & CAMERON have received instructions from Air. Louis Silvester to sell, at theil- Rooms, Quecn-strect, at 12 o'clock, on SATURDAY, May 21, Allotment No. 0, being part of original portion, No. 2SG, Parish of North Brisbane, PETRIE TERRACE, on which is erected a splen...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
KIKGSFORD'S SALE. THIS DAY. CARPETS, RUGS, AND HASSOCKS, PLAIN ANR KANGY SILKS, LACE AND MUSLIN GOODS, DRESSES, SHAWLS, AND MANTLES, FRENCH MERINOS, DELAINES, ia TEMPORARY STORE, Thursdny, Mny 19, 18G1. 4780 CALEDONIAN ASSOCIATION OP QUEENSLAND. President: The Hon. ARTHUR MACALISTER, Esq. Vicc-Prcsidents : The non. GILBERT ELIOTT, Esq. JOHN DOUGLAS, Esq., M.L.A. FIRST ANNUAL GATHERING. WILL lake plnco in tho BOTANIC i GARDENS (bv permission of the Hon. the Minister for Lands"mid AVorks), on TUES- DAY, 21th Muy. Forthe information of intend- ing competitors mid the public in general, the following is a list of the Games and Prizes to be awarded :- > 1. Best player of Bagpipes, 1st prize £3 ; no second prize. 2. Best Dancer of Sword Dance, 1st prizo £5 ; no 2nd prize. _3. Best Dancer of Highland Fling, 1st prizo £5 j no 2nd prize. (All competitors for nbovo to appear hi High- land costume. 4. Putting Light Stoue (lGlbs.) 1st prizo £5 ; 2nd ditto, £1 10s. 5. Putting Heavy Stone (221...
COMMERCIAL. COURIER Office, Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
COMMERCIAL. COURIER Office, Wednesday Evening. THE receipts of customs yesterday amounted to over ¿'GOO.1 Tho extraordinary excitement which prevailed in the flour market u few days ngo is rapidly subsiding, in consequence of tho later advices from California per the Charlotte Andrews, which arrived in Sydney on the 14th instant. The prico now quoted hero for best Adelaide brands is £32, which is ii declino of £3 per ton within tho last three days. Mr. P. Mayno purchased, to-day, tho property known as Prior's Paddock, ut Moggill, compris- ing between six and seven hundred acres, willi on extensivo frontage (o (ho Brisbuno River and Moggill Creek, for the sum of £2000. Hie Ferronia, which cleared out for this port on tho 17th, xvas loaded by Messrs. Hart and Ci>., of Adelaide Appended is Messrs. Fattorini's Bi-montldy Stock and Station Circular : Wool.-'Tho season for this, our staple pro- duct, is fast drawing to a close ; a few- dray loads occasionally urrivo with some of the la...
EXPORTS FROM LONDON TO QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
EXPORTS FROM LONDON TO QUEENS- LAND. Por Corinne, 39G tons, cleared on the 15th Fobruarj Alo und beer, in bulk, l61 bonds ; ditto, m glus», l8 barrels , appard anil BIOII», £)()0 , bagging, gunine», and sacks, i\o .1100 , bluuktls £201, books, £59, briishwaro, £28 , tandlts, 25 ewl , cordage lind twine, £90 , ion fcctioncii, £28 , drugs and &lt; bonni als C76 , Linlhciiwure, 1475 fnuls, 12-1 cxvt , glass and glnsswnri, £2J1 , hardwuru »nd ironmongery, £1023 , huts and cup«, £70, haberdashery, £175, bar and lod non, 22 lons , hoop shed and pialo iron, 7 lons , yihnnisid iron 21 tons, nails, 8 tons, wiro, 11 IOHH , milhncn, tlOO , oilmen's Blores, £120(1 , oil- 1605 gallons , paints and xiiinmh, (.217, perfumer;, £G0, saddlcn, £0S8, sall 70 tons, »hirts £100, soup,23 ewt binmh JO gallons rum, 1G90 gallons , British spirits, 117 gallons , Stationen, £10 , loi s and lune} good«, (.00, upholstin lind furniture, £1G0, sawn limber, 101 louds wines, red, 122 gallons, ditto, white, 4...
The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. THURSDAY, MAY 19, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 19 May 1864
Cíje Courier* PUBLISHED DAILY. THURSDAY, MAY 19, 1S01. I AN ínteiestnig item in the Eui opean news is tim statement that steam commu- nication with Eastern Aiistialu was likely to be opened up, bj a Iiench Companj, by way oi 'loi res Su .nts At List, the Noithoi n I oulc is m fix 01, and w hat w as saul in tho Cow ici seventeen 01 eighteen jcais ago, and scouted at the time by all but a few* fal scetng men in Sjilni'y, is it the point of accomplishment Theie can be no question of the 1 ict th it the gieat piospent) and the i apiti extension of Queensland, has vastl) acceleiated this lesiilt Still it must be admitted that occuuences, almost accidental, so to speak, line been much in oui fa\or. The colony of Yictoi ia assisted Us bj sending out the expédition under the unfoi túnate Bunh.1. This led to the exploration under other leadeis, and made the countij fiom the Bunlekin to the falls of the C'ai pental ia waters known to most fi out 1er bushmen m the no1 th Hie expedition» of L&g...