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Wild River J. C. Race Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Wild Etre? J. C. R:»t* MèRtï»gi 'j THE following are the results of the second day's, racing at Herbertun, which took place ou Thursday hist, the weather being liue," and a fair attendance of spectators pre- sent : Hurdle 'Rice Handicap of ion. - -' . Mr. \y. Jenkins Starlight ' ... ... 1 J. Palmer's Simulation .., ... - 3. Nolan's liiick'..'. ... ... 3 Five started. , Plying Baudicap of ,£23. Mr. Vf. Anderson's Purga Boy... ... 1 W. J. Munro's Sia-.ooa ... ... 2 C. Bell's Newbolt... ... ... 3 . Forcr started. . ? . . Members' Cup of ¿¡30, together with a silver cup, value -.£-20, the gift of H. Selig, Esq. . Mr. E. Frith's Wizard ... - 1 Vf. J. Munro's Marona ... . ... 2 W. Anderson's Purga Hoy... ... . 3 Wild Kiver Jockey Club Handicap of .£1011. Mr. W. M'Donald's Connia. 1 W. J. Mauro's. Hippy .2 J, Palmer's Lord Ijoi'tus ... ... .3 S}¡[ 5¿iji jed, Couius leading from the start, and winning wi£h ease, Hurry Scurry of A't. Jir. W. Aadersou's Syot .... ... 1 Forced Handicap of ¿15....
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. HERBERTON, SEPTEMBER 29. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. fVnOM OUK OWN COEBKSrONDEST.") j QMraslaad. HERBERTOX, SKITKMBKB 2i), The premise* of Messrs. Berkeley and Airey were burglariously enternd j last night, arid some small goid nuggets | and silver jewellery to the value ot"1 £20 stolen. Fortunately the most valuable part of the stock was locked np ia the iron safe, which the thieve« were unable to open. The burglars have been traced for three miles ou the road towards Cairns. SEPTBMBER 30. A match for £:MK) a-side has been arranged to take place on SSaturday neit between Xewbolt and Hippy. Distance, a mile and a half. Weight* -Hippy !>st, >~ewbo!t Sst Tib. The weather is extraordinarily hot for the tiiue of year, the thermometer yesterday registering OOdeg in .thc shade at inid-day. The nights, how- ever, are extremely cold. A case of " sticking up" occurred yesterday cm the Return Creek rond. The matter has been placed in tac- harais of the p'.diee. who have obtained ! a clue, and are DU the tracks of two men c...
Stock, Produce, and Land Reports. JOHN MACNAMARA, Auctioneer, Cairns. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Stock, Prodsee, and Land Reports, j j JOH* MACKAKAnA, Auctioneer, Cairas. Norw LTHSTANDtsa ti alight inactivity hehig reported in commercialcirolra this week. ow. ïng doubtless to'iacat" of" the leading inhabi- tants bein-j at lleilvertoQ for the Rices, ic, still speciiLttions in land nude through me, aud wliich have come, under my notice, are as many as 1 ]yl to» note last week. Thc sensation of tlie week, which has caused the extra spurt which I will hare occasion to "Sbtè~hereaftër," is" the report of "Surveyor Monk "being instructed to commence the permanent suwey of the Cairns-Hcrberton railway. This report obtained publicity South sooner than wa.» heard here, and numerous wires' have I had this week;"?* to fitting investments', in land for speculators. A kile which sh6ws---tbe great importance tháV is .attacbed-'to Gatirus "progej+y iuvest tnents, ¡look place on "Monday, by iuy Agents Messrs. John Cameron and Sons, auctioneers, -Brisbane, who sold, m conjunction with my- : sel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
THE QUEEN'S HOTEL COOKTOWN. THIS HOTEL lias just been built, fitted and f urnished .on the lines ol a First /jli'ss Metropolitan HoîeL It ia situated in £he most eentral, eoolesti anil healthiest site in Cooktown. Th,c Uedroomf ari tirge, Veil ventilated, and fitted with a view to comfort, the Dining-room and Parlours being lofty, cool, and elegantly furnished. The Hilliard Kooni ranks among the largest' in tile North, and contains oue of Aleck's liest fifttdw.* Ityu . ^ pvoppuitor W d$t«iri»iiM&lt;t - to Kustiun bis reputation by keeping only th«* Best brands' of Winns, SITKITS, AI.KS, i!to.. ' jn the market, by paying particular atten- tion to the Cuisine, and by securing the liest attendance procurable, yiie Assembly 'Sinai, 13 jeji in 'size "to the Town Hall, and is available for private parties and public meetings. The spacious Balcony, which is fanned by the cooling breeze from tile Pacific, commands an excellent view of the town, the harbour, and the northern country....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Special Colman. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION IN FAKES. FBOM 1st May proximo, Saloon ami Steerage Fares by the Company's Weekly Mail Steamers, between Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay. Dovren, Towns- ville, Dungeness, Cardwell, Johnstone Kiver, Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFT Í PER CENT. .- . J ?ItDSNS, PUILP and CO., - Agents. Aprfl 20.1S-U. AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION ' . C03IPANY. REDUCTION OF FARES BETWEEN HKISBANE AND SYDNEY. TUE FARES by the above Company be tweeii Brisbane and Syduey are RE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE PEH CENT. it25). . I For particular, appiv HORNS, P1ÍILF and CO., i .- - ::; Agents. TO INVESTORS, CAPITALISTS,- AND SPECULATORS. JOHN M A "C N A # A IÎ 4/ Government and Général Auctioneer, VALUATOR and LAND AGENT. References-Q. N. Bank, Cairns. > Church of Bnglaafl. ' REVjO. K. F. NOBUS wffl, (D.T.);oon dnct Divine Service at ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m., ia the Church. Abbott-street. REV. E. T. LLOYD will (D.V.) coudnct Divine Se...
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) September 22. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
. r . ? I >.! ÇtMiits. i j » i J POLICE COURT. \ ;, (lîeîoreW. E. O. Hill, Esq.. P.M.) Sept*n¡l>ei-ü Edward Thomas, charged with «sing ob- scene language..; »The ^¡«k-ace proved that the language used was "of thc niiist foiil aud beastly cha meter. A fine of JÊ5, or three mouths imprisonment in Townsville goal, was inflicted. September 26. O'Lofrhlin v. Lindo.-Claim for wages. Case dismissed, the agreement on wliich.it was based l>eîng informal. September 29. Hary Ann Burus, charged with dinnVen neas. discharged with » caution. Michael Donohne and Patrick M'Carthv. charged with drunkenness, each Sued ôs, or 12 hours in the liek-up. (Before W. E. O. Hill. Esq.. PJff.l Ii. _i 'Kingsford, and K. J. Gorton, Usqa.. J J.V.) ?- * Septem! ur »>. ? Bryan CLoghlin T. William Cullen. Claim for wages, £M, under the Masters and Servants Act. Mr. Milford upi;eared for de- fendant. The evidence adduced showed that one, : Sydney Lindo, acting under powei ' of attorney for defendant, agr...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, SEPTEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
ÇabSe Messages. (_tJtf>M OP II QW:i ÇOKRESPÔXPÏXTS.) Eur»>p«an Near*. LONDON, SerTKMBEB 2G. -Hie V£nmsu!ar and Oriental » Rainers Australia and Deceau, chartered by thc G-oregnnienji Jisyf*.to.-day, embarked at Portsmouth tho ¿e*:ü)¿nieiit.s of troops which \rill comprise the camel corps being f.oiiued for service in Egypt. """ Rumours ar£ purçent of' i)io exist- ence of fresh dynamite pLit». In- creased vigilance ' i¿ in consequence being exercised"by the authorities at Dover in connection with the arrival of suspicious character* from £he Conti- nent. y-Lord Wolseley left Cairo yesterday in order to assume supreme coiamaud of the expedition into Soudan. SKrTBMlfEtt 20. A New South Wales lotjn for live \ and a half million!« at threp anjj a half ' per cent, was announced ti>-day. j . ,v CAIRO, ÜEITEMBEB 2S.: . TVewsTfroin Assioiít atateal^at fjftñ! Wolseley arri veil thc-ro to-day, immediately proceeded to the frouf.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
A NoVET.TT.-IB ríew of tlie approaching hot weather, H. V. Frese». Caan Stören. Lake-street, is now importing Butter packed by a new process, wUjir*by it is kept per- fectly firm and sweet, in has:ueèi&lt;»Uy »ealed tins (»bout 401b), thus obviating the expo- sure to atmospheric influences so prejudicial ! to Keg Butter in warm climates. The trade ; supplied on liberal terms.-ADVT. ? j . The indigo nnd te» crops in India ara. suffering from insufficient rainfall. j The Timor (says the Coonxuwa Cocm») &lt; took nearly £%m worta of fish and gold to ' Hong Kong last Friday (19th September), j I out of which, nearly JtHOUO was gold f .-om the j . l'aimer, all obtained by Chinese diggers.
Customs Revenue. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Customs Revenue. I THK following tiro the Customs xuvcnuc col- lections for the fortnight, mouth, and quarter ending Septemimr ÜO, coiajiarod with the receipts for the corresponding periotls o: lSH.t:- : ,. . ? ? , ? . .- -;r Fortnight ended Sept. 30, 1&lt;S l" J>."7¡; IS 1 Ditto, . ... MT il 1 lacrease- ";\ ." -.J&fMïfi O Month eu.h .l Sent. 30, HS I ... J£)T¿ I» Ö Ditto, ?usa... * ... ... m> s i . Inereneo ... ... Ü¿i;r> li i Quarter ended Sept. 30. ls.-'t... J>:'.IK2 2 ll Ditto, 1SS3 ... ... ... l;~;&lt;;:i Ki .-, Increase ... ... J;!li2 li ti rter «nll.-a s.rtit; ao. -a.-«-« a li :&lt;.. is^2... ... T-t> » -.» Increase ... ... ¿t'i'Sü H> Z
IMPORTS. EX ELAMANG. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
ISIPjjßTS. ... ... .v". . Ex ]&tkti&lt;â.' .-, ?- ! Consigned £o* Burns, Philp and: Co.-8 j "jsases galvanised iron, 3 kegs butter, 3' cases | tobacco, 1 bale, li) cases galvanised iron, 1 j jdo drapery. ' ? 'i "> --| Consigned to A. Taylor'and'Co.-^ bales c j ovens, O bedsà a'cases'Twrdware", 9 do nails, "1 do handles, "1 box clothes pegs, Í bundle i sheet iron, li grindstones. Consigned to L. Severin.-21 cases nails, 1 do package "wire. Cjusigngd to Jack and Newell.-3 cases tabacco. .Consigned to H. V. Freaiue.-5 cases ; kerosene, lease lobsters. " ' ; Consigned to J. Macnamara.-2 hogsheads nie.' Consigned to Southerden, Hook and Co. 4 cafes galvanised iron, 1 clo genies, 2 do white lead, ii drums oiL : . Consigned to ii. S. Davis.-1 coses drapery, 2 cases.' -': -'- ' " * " Misiellaneóns.^73 pieces tituber, 1 case Kiddies. 'V keg' sting," 1" case marble, 1 do furniture, 1 do "pa'ekitge, 1 do sundries, S leases fruit, I fiox, 1 fu.-nace front, 1 casting. 1UÏ fire...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
-. ... . DEPÄRTÜBES. jSeptember Ä^Eiamang,.ul. Capt Lake, for Cupjktjwn . PaSaenger-^-l itt steerage. '.? I ' "Septemoer 23.-Archer, BJ.," Capt. Hlorris, for Cooktown! *' * ' " " September. 27.-Kfciataag. «.9 ; Ca[.t. Laka; aengcrs-tt iu steerage. . . " . September 27.-Archer, as., Capt Marri«, foe'S/kiif. f a ^riniaa.ii'l'.».-. ».'-". "?? September 2Sf.-^'orea, s.s.. Capt. M'Urath, for SydneyVia ports. ."*-"" ' . -"' September -r Pippo, Government . ^ teamer. Capt. Heath, for Port Douglas. Sa| t labor 3U. ^ Alexandra, s.s.. Capt. &lt; .Thorpe, for Xorximntoñr ""*' *
Cricket Match. HERBERTON V. CAIRNS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Cricket Jlatcli. HEBBERT02T F. CAIRNS. : TUE return match liotween the above clubs waa played on the 2:trd nit., at Herberton, and resulted in a vietory to the Cairns team after a well fought and exciting game. The Cairns captain (Mr. Feeï)., v.-pu the toss, and elected t> send Herberton.to the wickets.aud play commenced about 10.30 :uia. Green and Armstrong were the first to. defend the wickets against the bowling of Nobbs and Wall. Green was soon disposed of for 0, anti Armstrong after running his score up to 7 Vas caught ont. The wickets then fell rapidly to the bowlmg of Nobbs until cheeked by Williamson, who seared 9 before being bowled ; the remaining -.rickets quickly «.»ui'.dowii before the howling of Feez, and the ijiaiugs closed for a total of 37, Stanfield being " not out" for 4. Cairns then went '\ in, y,ud sent Behan and Harnett to " the wieke's, but both quickly ' retired, tue former being liowled and the hitter caught ; Nobbs then followed, and h« ving added 5 to t...
PARLIAMENTARY. BRISBANE, OCTOBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
. . PARLIAMENTARY. 'BRISBANE, QCTOBKK 1, legislative Council. Yesterday.-^ The Pharmacy Bill passed t!i rough Committee. The Native Laborers Pro- tection Bill was lengthily discussed in Committee, hut no progress had beer, made when the House adjourned. Legislative Assembly. Yesterday. The report of tiie select committee on thc Hodgkinson case w:is laid upon the tybie. The finding of the com- mittee n -itlier censures nor exonerates Mr. Hodgkinson, hut simply state* that his report was written in Brisbane witb tlie object of inviting tho attention of capitalists to the goldfield, and that it more closely resembles a prospectus than au olfici.it document. The con- sideration of tlie tamd Bill in Com- mittee was resumed, :uid a lengthy de- bate, ensued ou au amendaient to the eleventh clause-moved by Sir Thomas Mcilwraith. ' Theamendment . was 'eventually negatived ott'division by 2s to 12. Clauses ll to 13 were then passed' unaltered, and the House ad- journed, . Legislative- Council...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. 'è I FROH OUR OWS CORKESrOSDEXt) V. JÎOTiiiNO of very great moment has Jiappened here this weet. A return hall was given to -the maror at the Exhibition Building last night; it was ave!! attended, and went off Very well. We have two men-of-war " in the fiver here now-one English J [.M.S. ^winger, one of the S. ¡S. Island "ijn fcoats and a French sloop of war, thc Bruat, which got up the river List ¿light, after having p;lS;ieJ 8()lue t;mc oil a small sand bank at Lytton 1 he weather has Leen rather sult.-v at times and at others threatening tñ ram Last night it looked like a thunderstorm, and there was a good deal of lightning, but no rain fell \ few miles off, hokeyer, there was an unusually heavy fall of hail over narrow strip of countrv, and a few pottages and orchards were dania "ed Parliament has done very little duriii« *:ic week. -AU the .business that the public are most impatient to' kiiôw jibout (viz., thc loan'.estiinate), is kept lie has aroused a gr...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, SEPTEMBER 29. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
SYDNEY", SerrKMBEif 30. ; A telegram from Meiiindie reports that another iniportaiitdiscorerv óf tin has been - made near Silverton,' T hs new lode is considered to. lie one «>£ tljc, 'innst important tin finds yet nudp t}¡¡ tlíat lieiiL.,.;¿ Q¿::J Thc " Government have decided tq float a loan for. five-«Klli«n» sterling afc three sind a half per" cent. The will be placed oa' the market on Friday «jext. ' >.go from liaiumqud*» house in Priucc strcct. Archbishop Moran pQfjdjjcted M-9 first confirir.iitiou servie» af St. francis' JJhureh gu Sunday ltioriijug. SEPTEMBER 30. William Wfbb, tilii proprietor anil publisher of the CAMCBIÍI.I.TOWN Hsitr AI.», was committed for trial to-day for publishing a criminal libel against'Sir ï.ltnry Parkes. The Au»tra)i:ui Sanitary Conference, held a tiii!j 1 sittinjj to-day, when the resolutions previously passed }yere conj firmed. (Fruin our E xcitan ires,) BRISBANE, SKi7EuitEB 33. PA BLI AMENTAR V. Legislative Assembly;. Yesterday. Tlje disc...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
ODJDS AXD EXDS. I -The report pf the Mackay: land agent ¡(saya th»a FIAXT«» AKP" Fianna), puta matters in a different light with référence to ¿the position of the" " small planters and *. il«.-tors th ia that usually dwe.t on'by those jirho oojcct to the present" class of labour, lie sa.a:-"There is at presentsotue depres, bioa m tile suj^ii industry,' owiug partly to short ""crop ' andu long drougut (now Jtuoruugaly broken up), but mainly owing to , tae uncertainty as to the future supply- of ^coloured Jabour. Planters are contracting tüeir operations and paying off numerous tuen ; and were it not fur the railway, which .will give employment to a large number »f men, 1 ehouiâ auticipate a considerable fall ing-off in the payment of the March rents, and forfeiture ot small selections, as very m my of the small selectors are employees on ¿tue plantations. TUB ScHft ju'oF Aar» BAÍAAE.-- The HEB.' BE»ro3i ADVKKTÍSW of Saturday's date says : .--The success of the opening night of thia b...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1884. Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
TiR'BSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1884. liocal items. Among tho » cargo hy "the Corea, for tho South, was about 75 tons of ', sugar from Hambledon Plantation. ; Í j .The general, holiday applied for by the Jockey Club, for the ltth instant, has been granted, and will be advertised in Saturday's GAZETTE. ' ¿ î ! ' j A cricket match is arranged to take place on Saturday next between the Cairns eleven that played at Herberton and a scratch eleven selected by Mr. Hilt . Captain G. P. Heath. B.N., Portmas'er, I arrived here on SaturJay in .the Q.G.S. ! Pippo, on his annual visit of inspection to this port. After inspecting the proposed site for a pilot station ct Falso Cape he left again, on Sunday, for Port Douglas. '¿sírS^froM-^aif '?ttuWiai» " iM*fc»wr Ifc. Cbaatee p.c. and Alice XVwvesi bei Tts; on good .tone, aâul.atly awaiting the completion of the waterwheel to commence crushing. Wc are further informed that satisfactory pro- gresa is being made with the floating of the Orieut and . Mowbray m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Cairns District Jockey Club. THE Committee of the above Club beg to uaaouace that they iwivo Chartered. tho s.s. VEE io convey passengers to and treal the- Ji:ieeeouriie on October l l, 1-. Tickets:-Adults $s, Children 2s Cd¡ to be had from' any of tim Committee. J, J. M'AKDLE, Secretary. Crickal: Hatch. THE Members of the team who played "üirainst Herberton ure requested to meet at 2 p.m. sharp, oa the Grieteé Ü round, on Saturday next. Also, the following gentlemen selected to play the . Cairns eleven :-Messrs. Amos. Bedstone, Reid. Medloefe, Dent, Milford, Thompson, Hook, Jessop, Hill, and Tolson. ?; A A. WALL... . . Hon. SecJ Cairns :C,G, Far Salo, a Saw-arill, " COMPEISIÑG a lO-horss power (Rusion Prb'etor) Portable' Engine, with . tu-.. versing; Rear, one 'cast-iron Circular .Saw. .Bench, "one wrought-iron.' Vertical yñiwe îcnrryiiig four (1) saws, with "Pact Traveling .JMúch.; Belts. ^.fjiUeya. and ; lilacfcaofciik'* ''l'00Í0t'«OI&lt;i^l&lt;|í.«, - Tua afco'và...
Cairns Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 2 October 1884
Cairns Progress Association, j ?A HEETräi« of the committed of the nbore association was held on Tuesday last. Fre aent-Mynsrs. R. J. Gorton (ia the chair), A. A. Wall, S. L. S. Rodda* J. Macnamara, and T. Allen. ? .. ' ' . ; / The minutes of the previas njeetíng were read and confirmed. The following t»legraui from the Hon. Secretary, dated Herberton, September :$.>th, was read :-r" At a meeting of the Tinaroo Progress Association held bat-night, it was imanimously resolved to address a letter to the Minister for Works Juging, the early construction of tho railway by commencing' a short section to the foot of the range, thus saving, a delay of eigliteon-iuonUjs,--The - meeting also passed A rei'LUi^i asking the Tinaroo Division*' Biiard\to. co-operate in the movement. Dr. liowketVthe president of the association, was appointed as a dele- gate to accompany Mr. Wimble to wait upon and esk for the co-operation of thc Watson- ville Progrr-ss Association. Kesiflt of meet- ing, has be...