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WEDNESDAY, 23rd SEPTEMBER 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
Wbdnbedav. 2Srd Beptskbkb, 1863. Before C. It. 1,yons. L. A. Bernays, and T. 8. Wsrry, Esquires, J. P/s. roeereo. asp tnrraanra. Archibald Porves was charged with forcing and ottering; a cheque for £14 10s. The prisoner pleaded not .guilty. Sergeant Maloney -deposed .thatprisoner mant. Draper, of Queen-street, for rtiterina aforged cheque at bis establishment, and obtaining money and goods upon it; when prisoner beard the' charge be said, 'all righCafttr locking up prisoner, went to his residence «nd obtained the suit of dotbea prodiiosa'. ^ . John Forsyth. warehonseman,in the em ployment of Mr. Hemmant, Queen-street, deposed: bad seen prisoner in their place of basinets ; saw fchn there on Saturday last between one and two o'clock in the aflsr noon ; prisoner purchasea s srrit of dome* ti* same as those produced, for which he gave in payment* cheque 4ated49th Sep tember, 1868. on bank of S. B Wales, and the -oaSmW *f Seir estatlSahment in the usual way- gave prisoner Tor the cheque...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. BRISBANE, TUESDAY, 22ND SEPTEMBHER, 1863. BEFORE [?] Davis and T.S. Warry, Esquires, J.P's. [?] OF BENEVOLENT ASYLUM ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
CENrBAi. POUOE CODBT. ,-.-.-.. Esquires, J.P's. '.?;?.....- BBXacB OP. BSSXVDLCST JkBUJOH ACT. ? William Dawson, so inmate of tbeBens volnit Asylum, was chargea with commit ti^^tar.d, of the Afit sovsnung that Vr..«hin..Jki:-nliiuii J«^U«a ifc. prU^^Shft^SeanW.- ^.|be» 16 monBwin tnelnsatata. Wng of unsound mind. Pining ti»p«rioraffodea to the imsoosr bad repeateSy misconducted him wife and astanHnJ tte ftnate cook in the Ut^^fo«nw«p«avvl^--A^llfall«««r to enter tbe kitchen again. On Monday, however, at half-past eleven o'clock, hs found .prisoner again in tbe kitchen, woo said he bad come for sonp; upon being or dered away be assaulted witness violently, ana had not constables been at band, the result might, bare been very serious; he thought prisoner was getting worse: hs also assaulted tte constables. Mr. Varry said tie had witnessed the con duct of tbe prisoner, and ft was tbe most riotous he had ever seen in bis assault upon tbe constable*. He would go to gaol for one month. DB...
NOMINATION FOR THE ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF EAST MORETON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
~. NOMINATION FOB THE ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF EAST MOEETON. YssTEEDi.v. according to the Writ issued by the SpMker of the Legislative Assembly, . « meeting of the Electors of the Electoral District of East Moreton was held, to nomi nate two -fit and proper persons, being Elec tors, to fftl the vacancies in the Legislative CBAI LES W. BLAKENET, Esq., 1LLA, Eteturning Officer, shortly after 12 O'clock, ead the writ authorising the elec tion. H said heshould be happy to hear the V Candida* I proposed give expression to their opinion! and he trotted thVt the auditory would aspord to them a fair'aud impartial - V.^eaiina'^ ? ' -_ ' ' 'rj8B?rBfic«HB'lx»WBis seconded Mr. WB liamBrwOces:- ' Mr. WILLIAM GEBICKE proposed ana Mr. JOHN PETBIE seconded Mr. Bobert Crihb. Mr. T.6. WABBT said it was contrary to all precedent for one candidate to propose another Candidate, more especially one who was ?ppused to him in everything ; but his wish to 6a good to all, impelled him for ward, uptin the presen...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. September 22. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
TRLEflBAEHIO KEW3. (FfiOK OUB OVK CORBE5POHDXKTS.) SYDNEY. toeptember 22. A telegraph from Braidwood states that information has been received of tbe total wreck of the steamer Mimosa, on Friday morning near Bega. It was supposed that there were noliveslost, bnt since then it has been ascertained that Mr. and Mrs. Joel were drowned. H.M.S.S. dnracoa and tbe Eclipse gun boat bave Bailed, taking two thundred and fifty soUiers for New Zealand. They were escorted by tbe Volunteers from the mili tary barracks to the Circular Quay. It rained all the time. An enormona crowd were present On Saturday last the Oowra Mail was lobbed by three bushrangers. A new rash lias broken out about thirty miles from Forbes. Gilbert and his gang bave robbed the Carcoarmail.
The North Australian. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. 1863. Tbe Session of Parliament wfaioh has j ust closed has been the most suggestive, as to the character and capacity of oar public men, that we have yet seen in Queensl&nd. ^b.e ensnge in the position of some not the least prominent poli ticians of the day,- and the advent of others on the Parliamentary arena, have given a pregnancy to the debates which otherwise they would have1 generally feiied to possess. Cariosity is often the parent of surprise, and we are com pelled to admit that we have not nnfice quently had thtB truth forced' upon onr minds when listening to the discussions in the Assembly on the various topics brought before it. We have J-een solicitous to hear the opinions and arguments of honorable members, and pained by their -.poverty of thought, .lapgnage. and :infor£aation. ffiAy the legislation, of the fine principles of government, and of the history and theory of the constitution ace to be .con sidered essential qnalifioationE^^t ...
[?] TUESDAY, 22nd SEPTEMBER. BEFORE THE CHIEF JUSTICE IN RE FORREST. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
-' TJcasnAT,22ndSarawaBML. B|TOBiflieOaBrJmmnc. . ' . ' nrSBWlBBEST. In this case Mr- BUkenev moved that &ecerth3oate granted rjyJno^Lutwyche as Clrief Commissioner, on the 27th August IacU» confirmed. . Order jnade. »** BunntL Buntair. . Upon tiu motion of the AttoriHyGene ra!,* a simitar order was made in this estate. ? ? - ?:...?.-... -? - '? n wnmw The Official Assignee in the insolvent ?state of Thomas Boylandv. Bobert Cribb. : The ' Attoniey^eoeral- on befaau';. pf laia^^^^^^iainWfkai^joV sSsseu; ? ' Mr.IiOleyfor^efinidant consentei upon Hn liaynsBft oT costs; - ' ? ?' B01 dismissed with costs. ? Th« court titenclosed. .. '
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
? . HOBABTTOWN. f**rWW( €W! Wl'lv f*'^^* wfr **^*W» to borrow £10,000 on debentures for the pur chase of Armstrong guns, small arms, and ammunition. The Assembly has resolved thattue let ters of the Judges to the Governor, com plaining of charges made against them in Parliament, are a breach of privilege. The Lmmcaton Examiner says that the only effect of maintaining the tariff, as at present, will be to transfer labour else where. Parliament will be prorogued about the 15th or 16th September. A large and influential meeting has been held in favor of a main trunk line of railway from Hobart Town to Launeeston. Markets very dull ; prices unchanged.
NOTES AND NEWS [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
NOTES -AJSTI3 MJJWB. JrjET prior to the opening-of the police court on Tuesday morning, an individual, with whose name we are not acquainted, placed before our reporter an open envelope con taining kitf-a-cmm, with the polite request, written within, that the name of George Hutchen, then on the charge sheet for drun kenness might be altered in oor report to some other name 1 Unfortunately, the half crown was returned (instead of being dropped into tbe poor box) with the inti mation to the ambassador. of fintcben, that lie bad come to tie wrong shop, and that bis principal would be duly gibbeted for public opinion. ? - Os Tuesday last an application was made tothe Bench of the Oenbal Police Court under somewhat affecting circumstances. A TespectaWe-looking man, named James Kearney,' informed the Bench that his son. a young man also named James Kearney, had been drowned to the river last Sunday week ; his body bad been recovered only the previ- ous day, and fhnn poverty be now applied...
INSUFFICIENT POSTAL ACCOMMODATION [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
IStmtlilOrEST. PO8TAI. A.OCO1IO. DATION. It win be seen from tbe subjoined commu nication that we have cogent reasons for desiring a speedy amelioration of oar Post Office arrangements. In the interest of our selves and supporters, and that of the colo nists generally, we invite the attention of tbe Postmaster-General to the statement made in tbe letter in qnestion : — ' Sir, — In consequence of alterations lately made in postal ronte from Dalby to Condamine. I shall have to ride one hundred and forty miles for my mail, or go without. Being constrained to adopt the latter course, pray ? stop my paper,' and forward account. ' McAdam's Hotel, ?' Sept. 22.'
WIMBLEDON PRIZE MEETING. INTERNATIONAL MATCH. England versus Scotland. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
WIMBLEDON PBIZE MEETING. IiTEENATJOSAL MaTOR. England versut Scotland. The event of the day yesterday was ths In ternational Match between England and Scotland. In modern times the ballad ot ' Chevy Chase ' and the deeds which in spired it Lave passed very much out of re collection. We have no longer border fends to maintain tbe distinctly national feelings of the two countries. Bat for all that there were indications yesterday that the old rivalry has not altogether died out, and that when a legitimate occasion presents itself for exhibiting that spirit in its better and more patriotic form, it cesses to be latent, and springs into full activity in the breast of every Celt and Southron. The groups ronnd the firing points yesterday may not have been as numerous as those which as sembled to witnsis the match between the Lords and Commons, but they were cer tainly more enthusiastic. Every bull's-eye or miss— and of the latter there were very few — might almost have been scored from th...
EUROPEAN NEWS. TRANSPORTATION TO AUSTRALIA. LONDON, MONDAY, JULY 27,1863. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
EUEOPBAK -NT-EWe. TBANSPOBTATION TO AUSTRALIA. (From the Some Neat.) London, Monday, Jult 27, 1863. The substance of the Beport of the Com missioners on Secondary Punishments will be found in another column. A large por tion of tbe report treats of the ticket-of-leave system ; bnt the part which will attract most attention amongst our readers in j Australia is that which relates to trans portation. It will be seen that the com missioners strongly recommend recurrence to that mode of punishment. Whether go vernment will adopt the recommendation remains yet to he seen. Our own opinion is that, should the recommendation be carried into effect, it will be on a much more limited scale than that suggested by the commis sioners. There are two interests involved in this question; and unfortunately they are diametrically opposed to each other, nor is it easy to perceive any means by which they can be conciliated. A return to the saiely-vaive tor gemngriu oi toe worst oriminals, and it is as ...
IPSWICH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 24 September 1863
IPSWICH. (FROM ODB OWN OOBEESWNDBKT.) [Owtkg to an irregularity in the Brisbaue Post Office, our correspondent's letter of the 21st was not handed to us until the following morning.] 21st September. 1863. The Hon. A. Hacalister met this morn ing, at eleven o'clock, in the Council ?ambers, a number of the leading men of Ipswich and its neighbourhood. The object in view was, the selection of the most fitting site for the Bailway Ter minus. The spot chosen lies on the south side of the river, adjacent to the old Custom House, but the selection lies open until Mr. titzgibbon signifies his approval of the choice made. We are to have a lecture to-morrow (Tuesday) evening on a very practical sub net — Life Insurance — the looturer will be dr. Charles F. Chubb. The subscriptions in aid of the O'Connell Monument are coming in but slowly, still the committee have every confidence in the &nbsp; pluck and spirit of the Ipswich folk, and hope they will testify their gratitude to the memo...
MARYBOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 26 September 1863
MARYBOROUGH. . (From the Chromdt. Sen. 17.) Wbtzihg from Teningeriug. on the 9th September, the conductor of the Wide Bay Gold Prospecting party says :— Sir, we have already done a considerable show of pros pecting here, though not at present in any' : oTtfcg 'm mifcj l»rfjg «..ti- rtio m~r Hnot j rmijf. *T)iejra'ax« many \nOie&tlonB or u auriferous character in this neighbourhood. nnfi umn HmA fTmfit elAtiRft hnfnrA WA nvn judgment against it even if we are not suc cessful in obtaining gold. Bumour has it that gold has been found here — we hope we shall prove her ' no fibber.' W. S. Walsh. We have had tiro letters placed in oar hands for publication, from Maryborongh men. on the Caliope Diggings, Gladstone. We have not space for the letters in extnso. One of the writers, after a second visit, says :— ' He place looks desolate now com pared with when I left it. Several jiarties are oat prospecting, and we hope they will strike something. The. other, 'an old digger,' writes —...
PROVINCIAL NEWS. ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 26 September 1863
PBOVIKCIAL UEWS. BOCKHAMPTOX. By the arrival of the Williams, steamer, on Thursday ni^ht last, we received oar file of the Bulletin, hut none of the issues of the Northern Argui. From the papers to hand we copy the following intelligence : — Three teams of the new wool clio hare arrived at Messrs. Qaynes, Bertram, and Co.'s, beinc the first consignment that has reachediown. The sample under notice is from the Calliungd Station, belonging to H. Bobison, Esq. Discovebt of Gold keab Eockhamptok. — Within the pact fortnight vague surmises have been floating about Bockhampton rela tive to the discovery of a rich auriferous deposit in the vicinity, and'publio curiosity has been greatly excited by the announce ment, on apparently credible authority, that a party of men had applied to the Water Police Magistrate, with the view of obtain ing a reward to which they believed they were entitled by the rasnltof their prospect ing. It was, in fact, stated that four men had procured in seven weeks...
FRIDAY, SEPT, 25 1853. (Before T. S. Warry. Chairman. C.B. Lyons [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 26 September 1863
Fbu-*t. Sept. 25. 1853. ( Before T. 8. Warry. Chairman. C.B. Lyons, . Bridget Hayes, Francis Hayes, and Chas. Pritchaid w«re jointly charged with aasanlt lug the police in the execution of their Constable iWhito deposed that upon being called upon by Constable Sherman to assist bin in apprehending Francis Hayes, the wife, Bridget Hayes, came op and struck him in the Ace. fighting off George-street; the prisoner Hayes was stripped to ku frigf— [The Bench Tsunired|su explanatiooj ; he had his shirt off; the contest was just over, and the pri soner was making arrangements with his antagonist, not in custody, to fight the fol lowing morning for ? sum of from £10 to £U; told Hayes he would be stakeholder, and asked him fan name, which be refused to give; he then took hold of Hayea to con vey him to the watefahouee. who thereupon assanJt»a him and ton his coat; Hayes's wife, also, came up and assaulted him, and the prisoner Pritohard, taking off his cost, earne op and deliberately struck ...
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 24TH SEPTEMBER, 1863. BEFORE L.A. Bernays, C.B. Lyons, and T. S. Warry, Esquires, J.P'S. FORGING AND UTTERING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 26 September 1863
CBNfBAL POLICE COUBT. ' Tkvubu. S4tb BntnozB, 1868. BbfouX. A. Beraays, C. B. Lyons. BodT. . . 6. Wimry, Esquires, JJ''«. - ' ' VOH4QHI AHD OTTKB1HO. Archibald Farm* was charged at the bar, on remand, charged with forging ana utter ing a cheque for £14 10i. The evidence taken the previous day win raaSover by the Clerk to the Benoh. Alexander Hood, of the firm of Hood and Hark, house painters, deposed:' I. know prisoner; the chftqiH produced does not War my signature; it is. more like Mr. : Hade's, bat to is not hit signature; it is a, forgery; never drew a cheque in favour of Wm.: Jones, An 19th September; bad no transaction with any one of that name about that time; -about a month ago I paid prfsoaer a cheque for £1 and two pounds fh cash; I drew the cheque and signed it. ' John Simmonda, aisistant draper in the : employment of Mr. Sutherland, of Queen ?atnet: On Saturday last, between eleven and twelve o'clock. I saw prisoner first out side, and then inside Mr. Sutherland's shop ;...