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ON THE SEWERAGE OF TOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
ON TIHE SEWERAGE OF TOW?VS. We extract from the Guadioan the following paner by W. Coote, Esq., O.E., which was lately read before the members of the Philosophcal Society of Queensland by DI. Barton : There is scarcely any provision more necessary for the pernlanent health of the inhabitants of a town, and scarcely any one more generally neglected, than that of cflficient sewerage. [do not mean drainage, which isa distinct matter. From not keeping bthis in view much confusion has arisen; and from attempting to combine both in one system, great evils have often followed. In .elimates like ours, seh evils would be greatly multiplied, and hence the necessity for a clear apprehension of our requirements, and the provision to be made for 9sem. In founding a city in ancient times, the water supply and the sewerage were thought matters of almost eqg?ua. Inoment. E~very school-boy has read of the Clo~el Maxima of Rome, which was but one amongst almost innumerable instances oflthe care which...
LIST OF AGENTS. TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
LIST Ol AGENTS. Tow. Brisb?ane-aonet ......... Mr. Whitoehad, bookseller Comawr. Sydney (8, Bridge-st.) Mr. E. Gorilev ((essrn . -.re dille and Bird.) Brisbaone (Edward-st.) Mr. J. Millar, bookseller Mr. T. lDowse Fortitude Valley......... Mr. G. Smith, chemist Kangaroo Point ......... Mr. Quinn Vaowiek................... Mr. Kingoford, storekeeper Canal Creek ............ Mr. P. Liddy, storekeeper Toowomorba ............... Mr. Bennett, storekeeper Roekhampto ............ Mr. L. Sandel Otlandoon ............... Mr. W. Elliott.
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
CiOntniercial. Mr. T. Bowden held an important sale, ryeter. i-, in the trust estate of Mr. C. Wilma, at the stre, corner oa George and Elizabeth streets. There was a largo attelld ooce, and a brisk competition for the lotS. The foIbliowing rates were realised:-Ale 7s. to 7s.' 3d.; Mart·ll's bhandy, 42s. to 42s. 6d.; sherry, 30s. to 26s.; lp?rt, 30s.; Madeira, 3;s.; claret, 17s. to 18s.; ehampa;ae. 35s. to 38s.; ditto, pitts, 24s.; sparkling Moselle, tOs. to32s.; Burgundy, 36s.; hock, 31S. per dozen; dried apples 45d. to 5d. per lb,; flour, £17 10s. per ton; sherry, in wood, 9s. to tls.; port, ditto, 8s. Sd. to 9o Gd ; Martel'a brandy, hhds, in bond, 12s. id.; ditto, utter brands, 8s. Gd. to le. Sd.; whiskey, is. 6d. per gallon ; ahiskey, in cases, 1Ga. 6d.; brandy, ditto, 185. Gd. to 22e.;.and sundries at full ratles. Also a mau, saddle, and bridle, for £15 15s.-Courier, August 28. Mr. L. Davidson, yesterday, withdrew the freehold property in the town of Warwick, which he offered f...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
EXPORTS. YarraYara: tpackagcC. Kenneny; I case, H. Levy; 118 hides. 5 cassks tallow, Ii. J. Smlth ; S casks tallow, 7 bundles skins, 0. H. Wilson; 0'easea, Crlbb and Foote; I trunk, 1 chest, Hassell and Taylor; 6 cases fruit, T. Wagner; I case frout, Saltard; a eases r'nit. C. .ode; 8 ateas ftlslt, T. Siolog.; 0 cases fruit, Barrington and Webb; 4 eases fruit, B. Boeard; 11 hides, Heuasler and Franksena; 5 esaes fruit, i ease, A. J. etlkings; 14.cases fruit, R. Bulcock; 1 parcel, Bank of Auittnlia: S parcels, Colonial deeretany; I .parcel, Courie ; I case, E.B. Sautherdet; O cases fruit, B. H. Levy; -0 casesfrult, 0 kega, T. Clarke; 2 cases plants, W. Hill; I rase drapery, C. e?-ew 55n and Co.; 8 bunches bsananas, hurplhy; 1 bag, potatoes, E. Ii. Poreeta; 2 casks, 2 aees caOit, J. Btcamcington.
BRITISH EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
BRITISH EMIGRATIOn. (From the S6pey Morning Herald.) So long as we depend mainly, as we do at present, for inr increase of population on arrivals froin other conntries, the emigrating power ofEhe mother country, from which we chiefly draw our sanpplies, will elways be a matter almost of as much interest on this side of the globe saoon the other. Whether the population of Great Britain will ever, like that of France, cease to multiply a, d replenish the earth, it is impossible to predict: but there are no signs at present of anyancha consammation. The fertility of the Anglo-Saxon race indicates no seymptoms ofexhanstion. Not only in tin olonies it has founded, where there is ample roomeal and verg' enugh to spread, but even in the denelypaclked 'eradle of the race, where population presses hard upon the Mreans of astibsistence the numbers steaily increase. Thegreatj?opnlafioni of the earth at the present time are Aaiitie,wi~ma ife?ior races. But whenPre lookat the ae tierd rrilerv in...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
DEP~flTURES. August 28.--?YaraYar,,4Em e?, 5M) tans, ~aptibn Bell, for Bydney. Passcngers--r. and Mrs. VLvt. Mlis ,YIlliams, liss :oltr, .Messrs. T. Dooe, .obsbert ancls, MsaddoelI Hebsmanl, anti twelve in the steerage. August I28.-iFrncis George, uetsoooer, 88 ton, Captain beeth deacon, for the Tweed, in ballast. Paasengers--Mr. and -rs. Smith aod kamily, asd Mr. Melly.
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. laMonTEo STocL-Anothler valuable ad-lition to our horse stock has been received by ble Cana?n, which arrived yesterday. They consist of a very fine heavy drought stallion, and thIe thlornroughbrcd horse Leopold, by Phleaon out of ilarinella, by Soothsayer, by Augar. 'From his pedigree it wil! be perceived that he possesses first.rinlss blood; and he has also prominently distlinguished himself snpon the English Turf. His prformancees are given in the lRacing Calendar. Both of the above have arrived in excellent order, and are the property of Messrs. Bundock, Barnes, and Co., Clarence River. -8. H. THcrad. TuE SEACI AFTEB "BonARnY" Tun AanORIaGnAL. -The elrcury says:--The parties wirho volun teered their services to search after 'the murderer Harry, have all returned; some have been out a week, others four or five days. The only intelligence they have been able to get of the villain'is;that he robbed a hut at the Woolshed on Thursday last. and that he then took to a...
THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
THE ENGLISH MAIL. MAGNITuDE OF WE EmiserIo BUTLDLNOG OF 1862.-The Pimes of 3rd June states that a visit to the site of the proposed building is the best way to get a fair ideaof the immense extent uf the intended structure, and also of the rapidity with which it is being raised. A fortnight ago, andthesurveyors were only marking out the ground, and a line of little -sticks, of different colours, was the sole aid to tracing the plan of the building. Now all the con crete foundations have been laidandhardened,and the walls of the picture gallery are already some fifteen feet high. The first impression on entering the works is that you are in a hopground of colossal proportions, so bare looks theflat enclosure, with its hundreds of scaffold poles, set in lines of such length that the furthest off seems a mere twig. Stray men are at work here and there removing gravel, or setting broad slabs ofstone on little cubes of brickwork. Thereare really some 800 employed in all, but they are los...
WIDE BAY AND BURNETT. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
WIDE BAY AND BUR·NETT. THE BURNETT Rlve?.-Government have ordered Mr. Sheridan, the Harbour Master at Wide Bay, to visit the mouth of the Burnett and to report'upon its capabilities as a shipping port. The Arg?ue, referring to this fact, gives the following descriptibun of the mouth of the Burnett:-" The river empties itself into Hervey's Bay:--At the north side, its mouth, which looks towards Sandy Cape (the most northern point of Great Sandy Island), is an oblong island, the one narrow end of which runssout to sea, the other up the river-not across it. About three? quarters of a mile, and due east, from its mouth, is a sandbank extending about a mile and a half towards the opposite white cliffs of Sandy Island, so that the entrance to the river is on the west side, near its right bank. There is no bar at the entrance; Mr. Burnett was in error when he said there was: There is as it were, a rocky wall, of nearly semi circular form, binding the land on the south, and extending up the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
SALES BY AUCTION. TO CAPITALISTS, FARMEIRS, AND OTHERS. IN THE ASSIGNED ESTATE OF MR: W. HANDCOCK. BY ORDER OF THE MORTGAGEES. Peremptory Sale of Valuable FREEHOLD PROPERTY, In TsE rBTBIo TOWNS OF T00WOOMIIA AND DRAYTON. DAY OF SALE-FrnDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th. W . H. GROOM1 has been instructed by the SMortgagees to sell byPublic Auction, On FRIDAY, September 13th, AT THE ROYAL BULL'S HEAD, .DRAYTON, At one o'clock, (On which occasion no reasonable offer will be refused), The following valuable FREEHOLD PRO PERTIES, situated in the towns of -Drayton .and Toowoomba: DRAYTON LOTS Lot 1.-Allotment No. -12, of Section 1, con. taining.half.an acre,asituatedin Brisbane-street, and on -arhich is erected the building now, occupied by Mr. Loveday, Clera of Petty Sessions, as residence and Post Office, at a rental of £25 per annum; but nearly one-half is occupied by Mr. Handcock asa store. This is a corner allotment, and the garden-at the rear is in good condition, and well stocked with fruit tree...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
tee Ip~ftorci ctralt. 91te TERMS: aS E cnTrrTTol.-The amount of ubslcriptlon 'to the fpmleh ,.romld is VEight Shillings and Sixpence per quarter. The quartcrs tenrlnate on the 30th September. list December, l sot Marclc, and 30tl . une, at which periods only can subscribers detllne, biy givingnotice, andpayingthe amount due to the end of tl current quarer. Single copies, Sixpence. AIVEra TIBRs EN TS are inserted according to the followlng scale: s. d. Twolines ....... ...... .... S Four lines . ..... ..2. 0 Erllgtl ns ...... ...... ...... 3 0 Every tdlitional eight lines ...... 'I O The following Dscooer is allowed on all advertisementse on (inusd i For x insertlons 10 per cent. For 13 weeks...... 25 ditto. For 26 weeks ...... 3 ditto. or 52 weeks ..... 50 ditto, All idvertisements must specify on the fsae of them'the numberoftimea' they areto be inserted, or they will be con tInuq till countermanded, and charged accordingly. Orders for withdrawal or alteration'cannot be'recelvedlat...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
iocal attlb iDItrict NEBt~ . WEEKLY RETURN OF THE P~ATIENTS 1N IPrwICI Hosrltas.-For the week ending 30th August, 1861 : Number of patients in tile House, 18 males, 1 female. Admitted, 1; Discharged, 0; Died, 1. Total, 19. W. Abraham, Resident Apothecary. The Committee of the Ipswich Grammar School met at the School of Arts yesterday afternoon, Notwith standing the inclemency of the weather, there was a con siderable attendance. The chair was occupied by Dr. Ch'allinor. The Rev. Mr. Reed stated, thalt at the re quest ofa few members of the Committeehe had consented to convene the present meeting. It was unanimously resolved that Mr. Maealister be appointed Secretary. Mr. Cribb was appointed Treasurer. After ining the quorum, it was resolved that subscription lists be pre parer, and that each member of Committee be supplied with a copy. A Sub-commitee was appointed to derw up an address explanatory of the Grammar Schools Act; such address to be inserted in the local papers, and also ...
DIARY. MEMORANDA TO NEXT PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
DIARY. MEMORLADA rO ?EXT PUBLICAT:ON. "A?o4st 1 Su I HligbWatolin~ao Rises. Sets. I Aftern 30I FnnAr. .......l 619 . 542 22 5 44 1 IS AT~n .a ...... 6 18 5 42 6 8 I 6 30 SBEPTMBEE. 1 .S054 .... 1 O IS I .6 44 .1 461. 8 20 01 onanrn .... 6 1 1 6 4 1 85 01 2 Ia 4 I WEINBIDY ... ( 14 4 45 8 9 14 I 40 2 TUeDsA ..... 6 13 6 5 45 100 10 2 The dfereno inr time beteen high water at the Boar and Brishan is I hour45 minutes, and Ipwerich hours 25 minltes, hlch differenece must be added to the time of high uter on the Bar. Theeasoterywindssoothemo. t the Bay, and the foeshes in tberioerdoftonfause variation from osr table, but thse are merely acctdental, and governed by no kinown Lao. £hone Subscribers to the Ipswich Herald who do not rceive 4heir papers regularly, would confer a f£00our on the Manager by immediately informing him of the same.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
GRAMMAR SCHOOL MEETING. Losn before thie hour appointed (8 o'clock) on Tuesday evening last for the opening of the Grammar School meeoting, crowds of people might be seen hurrying to the Court-house from all directions, and at a quater to eight that building was crowded teesutfocation, tile passages, doors, and windows, being oemplet, ly blocked up,-we noticed one individual who, apparently despairing of obtaining sitting or stand ing room anywhere else, get into toe dock. The meeting, we are'sorry to say, was certainly not chasracterised by that snirit of decorum anld order which we have hithlerto seen displayed at public meetings in this town. Indeed, the powers of the Clhairman were several times taxed to thile utmost to maintain what little order tihere was. There could not have been far short of fGO persons present, seeing that notwithlstanding the large numben who were fortunate enough to obtain access to the in torior of the building tlhere were a great many persons compelled...
Original Correspondence. [While our columns will be always open to the insertion of correspondence on subjects of local and general interest, we do not, by any means, hold ourselves responsible for the sentiments that may be expressed.] To the Editor of the Ipswich Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
*riginal Earrrponb~nuse. jWlsile our columns moill be always open to the insertion of correspondence on subjects of local -and general interest, sse do not, by' any means, hold ourselves responsible for the sentiments that snay be e?zressed.] 'To the Editor qf the Ipswice Herald. Sran,-Now that the heat of battle is-aended, and with it all prospect of a high and popular Grammar School in Ipswich for ever blasted, it may 'ot be out of place to offer a ftw remarks on the "packed" meeting of last *~uesday night. In doing so, I may first observe, that no unprejudiaed man could look atit in any other light than that of a violent sectarian faotion.; eemngthlat more than three hundred people out of the whole number voted, who knmew no more what they voted for than a herd of bullocks; this is apparent from their running about next morning enqiring what the meaning of the division was, and stating that they only went to the maeting to onrnsh the Ceatlholies. The feeling could not' Posseibly ...
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
:THansDAT, AUoUST 20. Before the Police Magistrate and the Mayer. John Smith v. John Smith roen. Masters' and Servants' Act. John Smith, sworn I hired defendant and his wife for three months, as farm servants, at ;£4 per year; e on aturday last, botweeu three andi four o'cloek, defendant left his work, and las not worked since; on Monday I calued him to his work, wca bonth loe and his wife ro ernd. Uy deoendant: Sos neser asked we r an ageemente. William "Perrem, sworn i saw defendant on stourdey when he tale me that he had engaged for three months, wnd wished he had not done so; he left hia work on Satrday at five o'clock . ohn Smith Ghreen the defendant5 sworn: In Sttly lest plaintiff came and wanted to hire me; I agreed t4 go on trial at £45 per annum ; on Saturday lest we had some words, and We agreed to settle up; on M[onday moreing he called me to go to work; I never hired fur three months; when lie hired me he said no trial w'es necessary. Verdict for plaintiff.lt Defendant t...
To the Editor of the Ipswich Herald. [Newspaper Article] — Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser — 30 August 1861
Toh e 2diOmrf!te Ipoick eeald.. SIE,-'I am one of those who would rather there had been noadisagreement, ouch as has come about through the meetings with reference to a Grammar'SchooL .1 believe, Sir, and I think I may go to the length of saying I am positively certain, from my own bmowledge and acquaintance among them, that the Roman Catholic population of Ipswich are at bottom a sound-hearted and generous class of men; and, from not less than a score of them I have talked to, who, had they not un fortunately been trained into the idea that Mr. Patrick O'Sullivan was a leader whom rthey mpst blindly follow into whatever mire he might think proper to lead them, would have voted against his amendment at the firsBt meeting. But the end of this state of things is fast approaching. The way in which that amendment war framed to en tirely npoet the object of the meeting was not clearly seen at the time by some of those who voted against it. The opposition to it was caused moreby the viole...