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Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
JiOfrtl Jnlitlljl^piice. The GovEits'oii's Bau,.?Tho hall usually gi von by tho Governor on her Majesty's birthday, ami which x?as no^fponed from, tlint dato to tho anniversary ot her fyojosiy.'H coro- nation, waa held Inst night ut tho Immigration Denfit. Tho invitation which it is customary to Forward to tho nr'c89'ljn.vin&lt;r bconwUhliold from tho. Courier on this qseasi'on, wp pogsot that, in' consbqiionco, wo aro undblo to furnish. np. ftQQQiint of tlw nroooQiUua;*',. '? The Tom, BAiti-^AVhocvcr is to blame, for tlictoll bni;.nn thc.Main Dango being not now leased, tho Ifjss is upon tho public revenue. Thc traffic'downwards has hoon considerable of late, only recently a.. mob of about 2,000 licad bf cuttle passfiBdo wu. Our government appear to be about as much in tho dark ns to tho existence or locale, of tho toll har, ns somo hon. members of thc Sydnoy Legislature were sometime ago/about thc whereabouts of tho Murrumbidgee.?D. J). Gazette. Impoutakt' Discovery.?Mr. R...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
Weekly Calendar. Hum Water at Brisbane, Sum. Days. -Saturday". Sunday . Monday . Tuesday-;..... Wednesday... Thursday...... friday. Date. Jnne. 29 ¦¦' , 30 July. 1 3 "'4' ' 5 Morn. 3 54 4 36 5 2G ¦-fl 14 6.56, 7 38 8 20 4 14 5 0 fl 50 6 30 7.16, 8 0 8 44 Rises. 6 53 6 53" G 54 6 54 6 51 fl 53 0 53
THE DOWNS. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) JUNE 27th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
THE DOWNS. (FROM OUR OWX.COllRESrO.WNT.) ???-?' ¦ i Junk 2rth, 1801. Toowoomba, MuNicifyr, Coiracnv.?Saturda}', 22nd .lime:- Present,,,Ifis',Worship,th.e: Mayor, Alder- men Boultoi|',']Jerliiiiftn,SliuttiL\Wobd,nni|AI'Cartliy. The minutes bf last meeting haying been read and continued, the. Town Clerk proceeded, lo .read the correspondence.1 Upon rending letters which had passed between tho Council mid tho Executive, on the question .of removing' the pound, His. Worship remarked tlmt he thought the recommendation of (lie Toowoomba people should, have had more weight with the bench of magistrates in their ap- pointment ot" it poundkcepcr, ns it was entirely at thc instance of the council and inhnbituhts of this town that such removal had taken place.?Letters were also read as follows .??from John Wafts, Esq., M.L.A., to tho Mayor, acknowledging receipt of memorial.on behalf of Mr. Justice Lutwyche, and also referring to the refusal of government to grant a sum for the erection of a T...
Shipping Intelligence. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
Shipping fmelligeuce. SAILED. Jure 28.?Don Juan, schooner, 130 tons, Captain Arnold, for Sydney. Passengers?Four of the crew of the Harp, and seven in the steerage. The Telegraph will leave for Sydney this day, at half-past 12 o'clock. v_. _ .The Eagle will leave for Port Denison, via Rock-' * hampton,-thisday, nfc 1 o'clock. Steamer1) for Ipswich?Leaving M'C'abe's wharf ?thc Breadalbane, this day,at 1 o'clock. Leaving the A. S.-N. Co.'s wharf?the Ipswich, this diiy, ut '"¦half-past 1 o'clock. >V i.Tbb' Aimaxce,?We believe that the Mot Board lms"cbmiiiunicated with the Executive,on the ne-. cessily'Of taking immediate steps to ascertain the? fute of the nuove vessel. It is high time thnt some- thing should be dune, and thc trip of the Eagle to '. .Port Denison, winch'commences this day, will ena >:blethe government tb make a spnrch along the ".'coast, as' well-as to send instructions to the north ;! ern porty -The mere supposition of. men being -. oast.nslioro, without boats o...
Commercial Intelligence. Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
Commercial Intelligence. Friday evening. The present terminates (he month, and closes tho.llrst half of the year 18G1. At such seasons,.a , - quiet market- and liainJ-to-mouoh transactions are looked lor; and the business of the past week lins ;-, afforded-no breach of the usage. Intcrn'nl'arrange riient add stock-taking have supplied the pince'fir' other business, mid,.;os might bc expected from such a state of things,, few alterations in prices from local causes, have taken . place., Tho standing of three article's has been affected .by the ... mlvices from Sydney by the two last mails. These »-e? ¦ /:' . ., I - , Sugars, which have already gone up a shade,' anp very firm at the advance, although the business doing durinsr the weil; bas been Binni). Fiona.?This article has followed the lead of the ¦ ' other colonial markets, and has declined from 10s. ' to 20j. per ton on nil sorts, with a dull market, and largo quantities on the way.. The arrivals during t e weok have been 300 ba...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
¦"SHIP MAILS. Ordinary letters and newspapers' for tho Tele- graph's m.til will be received ut the General Post. ¦Office till'/fEN o'clock this morning. . The mails per the Eagle, for. Rockhampton and Port Donison-will close at Clie'Generul Post Office this day.at the undermentioned hours:? ? For registered letters, ut lo o'clock j Ordinary letters -and newspapers, ut ll oVlock.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
- rx7"/. N/N3D, a COOK; also, a HOUSE ami W PARLOURMAID. Apply nt "Dovon shira House, George-street. . WANTED, n Female SEh.VA.NT that tinder Vt stands plain choking. Apply to Mrs. GAIN, Knngaroo Point. ...'?¦ \ V'.ANTKD to CHA KTKR for. tho coast trade, i » a small CRAFT of 30 to 40 tons register. Apply to HOPKINS and CRAWFORD. \V ANTED, for a Hotel in Ipswich, a go.'d .) T COOK j also, a WAITER. Apply ut the ' Herald' Ollie**, Ipswich. "... '_"..., \\f ANTIC D, Two Ferocious D''GS; .bloml 'V ,.hounds preferred. Apply at the Courier Ollice. \ \; ANTED, SA WY IO RS, for- four miuiths »> work. Apply lo RuUUKKand MUNRO, Queensland Hotel, Brisbane.'¦ \1TANTED,'a first into HEWER, and brime Ti",. good AXEMEN who understand squaring timber A hug job. Apply,to ROURKE, and MUNRO, Queensland Hotel, ili-h-bune. \-r'i WANTED,: about, four, acres of .".SCJtUB LAND, stiunpfd, about n'milornnd a half from fr nth'Billinue . Apply to, R. BULCOCK, Fruiterer; RrisbVno; or to.W, DART, on tho Farm....
BRISBANE PRICES CURRENT. CORRECTED TO DATE. WINES AND SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
BKISBAN B PIU0133 C UH KIM.' T. ConiffiCTED to Datb, i *T?.- Ci Winks and Spirits. SI Urandy, Marten's per gal, Do. iienessy's, do, ... 0 12 Do. United Vineyard do. 0 ll Do. best brands,' in eases, per dozen ... .,. 1 5 Do. inferior do. do. ... 0 15 Kum, WI., 30 o.p. per gal 0 4 Whiskey, good do. ... 0. fi Do.'in ease, per dozen ... 0 10 Geneva, JDKJ5, or key, 4 gal. case ... ... 0 17 Old tom, host brands per dozen,,. .- ... 0 15 Port, good quality V per £al. OOH Sherry, do. do. ... S. 0 10 Do. per dozen ... ,-?* 1 IC Champagne, do. ... s? 1 10 Claret do. Sis Hock, do. ... ...J 1 10 ' Alb and Poural, Ale, pass's No. 3,? ... a 0 Do, in ense, per dozen ... 0 10 Porter, good per hgd. ... 4 10 Do. in case per dozen ... Oil £ h. d. £ s 0 12 0 to 0 13 0 13 0 ll 1 12 1 5 0 5 0 . 0 0 18 0 17 C Flour, ti 11,1111, Anu Piioduck. Flour, Sydney, per lon ... 19 IO 0 Do, Adelaide do.20 0 0 Do. Tasmanian- ??? .,. 20 ,0 0 Do. Oliilimi do.' ,..'IO 0 0 . Outs,"per bushel .... ...jQ---fl 0 Barley,do.,,...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
In the Supreme,'Court of Queensland. KING v..THOMPSON. ..; . ShorilT's oflico, ? '[',"..[,. ,..,¦.; Brisbane, 2Gth June; 1801.¦' 110 all persons concerned, Talto' notice ihni, . by Virtue of a Writ of Fieri Facias lodged in this case, the Sheriff will canis to bo sold at tho Residence of tho above-named defendant', iii' Adelaide-stroot, adjoining tba North Austin-' lian Hotel, on MONDAY NEXT, nt 12, o'okok DOO:?,.: ' '" v' " ' A quantity of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and Sun tries, unless this execution bo previously natinfie I. "- ¦WILLlAJi AN,1 HONY BROWN, gherif, IMMIGRATION. NOTICE. THE following is a LIST OF PERSONS embarked under tho REMITTANCE REGULATIONS on board thc ship " MAN- GERTON," which.- sailed- from Plymouth forJJorotbn Bay on 'tho 15th of April last.;,' ;> Brosnan/John ' ' Furlong; Edward Honor '''¦¦ii'.'- James V ;j! ''?'¦ - ? Mary Bryant, william ]- ",y; fHahuah / "¦>. > *?£/ James;'\ £'' >;! '%_,&lt;( Samuel..- ..," ? Mary Bowen, Richard ? Charlotte...
Letter to the Editor. THE LABOR QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
-Eietterto-tcti?,Editor.- i THE LABOR QUESTION. Sir,--Among the numerous qualifications which your correspondent, Mr. Arthur Martin 'possesses and? as' he styles himself Hie "best informed man. in the colony," they are doubtless ina'ny-?he is certainly lan r,.; adept'in tho artof blowing his own trumpet; but,'notwithstanding the admiration which I naturally feel for his talents in this science,: I slill think myself justified in suggesting ¦ that'Were he to use in future a little lower . - key, ftltiiough it might not produce quite iso much'merriment on the partof the public, ho would certainly- -confer a great hoon bn those whose interests ho pretends to support, many . of. whom have (to use H." familiar phrase) drawn in their'horns with amaze- ment nt thc extraordinary high notes he basl lately, been able to attain. '"'-' \ In'hislast letter ho vfisbe3,to be informed who arerthe paid agents whom I speak of ivs acting under the present system. 'Now, although I am well aware that.li...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
Z\ QUEENSLAND. PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. ¦Friday, June 2Srn. Tun Speakeu took the chair at 20 minutes past 10. ......... 1 ' "QUEENSLAND VOLUNTEERS. ' Mr. BLAKENEY presented a petition from a corps of thc Queensland Volunteer Rifle Brigade, praying that tho government would place them on nu equal footing with tho volnntoors of thc other Australian colonies. Ho moved that tho petition bo received. Mr. EDMONDSTONE seconded thc mo- tion. Mr. PERRETT objected to tho reception pf tho petition, upon thc ground that it virtually amounted to a prayer for a grant of public money. Thc. SPEAK ER overruled thc objection of tho.lion. member, mid tho motion for tho re- ception of the petition1 was then curried. Mr. COXEN represented from another corps of volunteers a petition similar in character to tho ono previously .presented.? This petition also was received.*' MUNICIPALITIES ACT. '.'..' Tho COLONIAL SECRETARY postponed until Tuesday next the motion standing in his name, for leave to ...
The Courier. SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
Wb$y&lt;&tmx&K&lt; SATU1WAY,.JVNE .20, I6P1. TiiE.^efcatof Mr; -Heales'.Cabinet in Victoria has led to an euormous amount of virtuous nj4Jgn.af.ion. at the conduct-off thc.-: Governor;)¦:who, assenting to "the advice of bia Ministers; has resolved to refer the question in dispute to the deci: ¦ s.ion;' of, the country. ,&lt; No: doubt these frequent general: elections .-i.aro fraught, 'with considerable inconvenience j but 'there 'is. Something far. liiorc'important1 than'raero matter's,of convenience'to be studied :ou occasions of this-kind. . If ever there is a time when the preroga-v ¦tive of the Crown ought to be exercised for the purpose of dissolving Parliament, it must be when there is a hostile majo- rity in the legislature whose acts1 do not meet.the approvM|of the great body bf the people. A wiso Governor .willibe able to judge of these .occasions.. The real grievance in tho minds of. the oppo-1 rients of tho dissolution leaked out i...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
13 KOW PUBLISHED ''f.''daily, ;,"¦ SOBSCBIPTION PER QtTAllTER :?. : ; '¦?'. /In 'advance, 15s., '-\During 'the..current quarter no charge will le made to present Subscribers for Hie additional papers supplied. Steam to Sydney. THE TELEGRAPH from the A. S. N. Co.'s- Kew Wharf, THIS DAY, 29th instant, nt 12 30 p.m, ^ Steerage Fares Reduced'.'to £3. I GEO. D. WEBB, \. ;. Agent*; , Wharf, 17th June. . ___ Steam to Port, Denison, Calling at Rockhampton. THE A.S.N. Co.'s Steamer EAGLE will bo despatch ?ed for tho nbovo Ports THIS _ »DAY, tho 29th June, at 1 pm. -For rate nf freight and fnre3 apply at tho Company's Wharf, GEO. D.WEBB, Brisbane, Uti June. Agent. ;;,;;; £ibo reward. TTTE, the undersigned, hereby offer a Reward ¦ :VV of One Hundred Pounds to any person ffbo may givo suoh' information ns will conviot any party or parties of having stolen any horses or cattle belonging to us from either of the under- mentioned runs, or elsewhere. A. WEINHOLT, Maryvale. G. & W.'"DAVIDSON...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
DIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Thursday, 20th instant; at her residence, 423, Pitt-street, Sydney, after a short illness; Mrs. B. A Phillips, mother of Mrs. Samuel Davis, North Brisbane. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
WEEKLY EPITOME. FRIDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 June 1861
tVEEffifiY EPITOME. FlUDAY EVENINO. We "have, no nows of special.importance to record this week. ¦ ; A"bill was'read a second time in the Legislative Assembly on .Wednesday.,Inst, to define the privileges of thc Queensland Parlia- ment. Wc shall hear'moro of this anon. .The cab running between Fortitude Valley arid Brisbane, was upset hy accident on AVcit ncsdny last, while descending thc hill opposite Dr. Fullerton's, and its occupants thrown out hut fortunately, ?without sustaining- any serious injury. .Tho, Brisbane Volunteer Companies have each presented a putition, to tho Legislative Assembly, praying that a sum.may bef placed upon tho Supplementary. Estimates,to defray thc expenses of supplying tho volunteers with clothing. Much dissatisfaction is oxpi'essod in the 'neighbourhood'of Maryborough at tho dilato- riness of thc , government in surveying thc agricultural reserves foi; that town., Thc in- convenience arising from this is much felt by intending applicants..... ...... ...
THE TOBACCO PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 July 1861
THE TOBACCO PLANT. ,' Sm,?Allow me through- tho columns of your journal to 'draw the attention of our agricultural j friends to the annexed letter, which appears!in tho Melbourne. Weekly Argus, of the Z4th instant. Trusting they will profit by (ho hint therein convoyed. lours, &c, - THOS. DOWSE. . VTo thc Editor of the Argus. -" Sir,?Tho importance of farmers. cultiva- ting! tho tobaeco-: plant may bc seen' by a glance at your advertisements';.- £112 per ton .offered for,goodleaf is a price, which ovon nt one half-ari average crop will pay moro than .any bther lipw'cultivated. Then, again, lot, thom take''into consideration thc quantity of tobacco foi- sbi;cp: wash uso, which will show that a market is almost guaranteed for moro than 1300 tons'for tho ensuing crop. " I. wish'-to draw the' attention of intending cultivators,to'the subject now,-as the tinio for seed sowing is next month, so that it may get' a fair trial. '0. L."
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 July 1861
-EXPORTS. Telegraph: 8 hales wool, W. Gray nnd Co.; 3 bales wool, !4 bates skins, 2 bags bags, e.casks tallow, 1 box- glass, fl. U, Wilson ; 20 bale3 wool, 5 casks tallow, 32 hides, Hassal) and Co.; 48 casks tallow, 1 tin shrubs, Mrs. Walsh; 1 box, ex Bris- bane; 2 bags bags, ll, S. Grenfell; 6 cases biuiunus, A. J. Hookinga j 1 package boilers, Perry Bros.; 3parcels, 15. H. Southerden; (druin oil, H. vyenhnm; 4 cases fruit, V. Unmael:; 43 oz?, gold. Bank of Australasia; 13 casi's, 1 cask fruit, 'If. Clarke; 22casks tallow, Panton and Co.; Ceases fr.uif, K. Wagner; 1 truss, Captain Twine; 200 bags salt, J.; suiil d. Harris; 1 parcel, Ballantyne; IO bags potatoes, H. Bulcock; 40 bundies bananas, j. . Williamsi 4ttO sheep, Beit; 1 bunilla clothing, Fonest; 1 -parcel books, -W. T. Trnnpltt; I pack. age, Uauk of Australasias; 1 parcel, T. H. Hood; 1 parcel, &lt;*, P. Webb, ¦ Eagle: For Rockhampton?IO bags flour, G cusps ale, 1 chest ten, 1 box sperms, 2 half-chests tea, 28 mats ...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 July 1861
>d j Commercial Intelligence. IS -??-.':- ., '¦-,, ;Mn. AnTHuit Martin reports thc sale by auc- tion at his rooms of six firkins of Wollongong ;btitter, nt ls. 4Jd.and ls. Cd. per, lb?-firkins 10s. each, 1 firkin butter ut Dd. pev'lbi 3 kegs of butter nt 1 s; Td. per lb., 100 bushels maize nt (is.'to;'r.s.' fid. per bushel?bags'.I.s.". back]; bran'n't'is;' Gd.'per\bushcl?bags'"l pd.' eri'cli; ?2 c\vt;': bncbn' rit"Gd'.'' to" 7d.'' pei; lb' :,',2. cw,ti (Currants nt Od. per lb. ;'20 colonialcheeses at ?7d. per" lb.; bottled alo ot Gs. per "dozen ; jonions at ld. to:,lid. per^b.v'potntoos Os! per oivt; herrings in tins at Gs. to 7s. per dozen tins,;, and ¦ a quantity of :furniture,--.drapery, winfelli-eiilisecl fifir"prices';' also, of 1 spring cart for £22. ..,«¦'...; v- ¦ The other auction sales "on Saturday were 'also well attended.and.most.lotsmoved off.
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 July 1861
SYDNEY MARKF/PS. By thc Yarra Yarra "wc.liayb. advices from .Sydney to' tho 27th June..The- journals report tho markets'steady. Flour lins been isold nt £17 to £17 10s."with- dull dcmhiid; iThe tea market is slightly firmer,'but no im- provement in prices. Sugars, arc, still. firm. Candles1 easier; Tbbncc'o, both ncgrolieadnnd cavendish, have sold nt a reduction. A small lot of ncgroliead changed, hands: at ISJd'. per lb.' Oilmen's stores realise full rates. Salt lins declined £1 per ton.-., t ,,...-. | Produce Market;?Wool Yprices'iiiicliangcd' but nominal.-; i Sheepskins';'? a 'sliade'flatter,' tit od. to 8tl. ..-.Tallow ^inai-kbtiiot'BO'firiii; beef, '£38 ..ito,.£tQ;jjnuttis'\ £42 -to ' £47."'-Hides ." giving way; i-imgr-A. "jj lSs.-fid. ? !l' ; l^ivq Stock .Mi, -'] .-Tracie dull; priw>'» unaltered. '-,&lt;fl ';¦;.,,;/;,., ..-. / ?. ? The??'arrivals tb-fev) nave" boen "tho''Mar-' cliioness;1 from Mauritius', with 8350 bags sugar | ?' the Juyernn; from Manila, with 8G00...