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THE LIFE OF THE PRINCE CONSORT. [?] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
(tfanjnlííílfi-om va iouJjoiiruah.^'l Qbiefn Wile lu Marali, when var fail liecii declared hy thc Allies, and tho first troops hail been despatched ta Malta, anti thc Baltic fleet had sailed from Snithcad, (tho poor bewildered King of Prussia modi a last attempt to intercede for his imperious brother-in-law in a highly emotional letter & Queen Victoria. It is odd to find histor] reproducing itself in the course which the Hing of Prussia then took. I -- IviKii WILLIAM ToraauQuEEN. "Is it not strange-ABAIOUS monarch writes-that England soraRRbr some time past to have been ashamefl 'Af^hat has been thc special motive cause If thc impending con- flagration ? Who now Ipealfe of the Turk ? ' On the contrary, thc wai will ¡now bc, in the highest sense of thc wo d, a war for au idea (ein 7'fiulriulricg). 1 ie |irepondcrancc of Russia is to lie broken down !?' Woll ! I, her neighbour, have never4 ill. that preponderance, and have never yielded »it. Anil England, in truth, has felt it...
MUNICIPAL COUNCL. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
MUNICIPAL COUNCLtifarV -»- tn- v Tim first fortnight!*' meeting of thc Rock j hamilton Municipal Council for tile year I 1878-!), was licM y&lt; rtrailay, in tho Council Chambers, Ilolsover-s reet, at 4 p.m. Present -Thc Mayor (W. (J. ¿ ackson), Aldermen Feez, Huntly, Walton, SI arpies, Ferguson, and Higson. The minutos of thc previous meeting having boen confirmed, the f dlowing correspondence was read : 1. From Thomas (''Rourke with regard to his assessment of water rates. - Thc mattel' was rcfcrreii to thc Water Supply Committee. 2. From the hon. secretary of thc Botanic Carden, .inplying fo pei mission to use thc Water Reserve, root ntly fenced in, and con- tiguous to thc (Jar lens. The Board were prepared to keep tl c fence in good order, and in view of thc public benefit subserved by the (¡ardelis thc ? would request that tile rental lie ilumina].-ïlie consideration of the letter was postponed ill after the passing of the reports. Klvl OUTS. Thc Works' Comm ttco recomm...
ROCKHAMPTON POLICE COURT. Thursday February 7. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
IlOCKHAMProV POLICE IVURT. 2Viiirw/&lt;7;/| J'ehntttry 7. BEFORE tho Police Magistrate anil Messrs. It. M. Hunter anil James Boyce, .1.1.1'. IJAKC'ENY.-John Viloolford was charged with thc Larceny of a on ¡-pound note, (inc half sovereign, and a ince -schäum pipo, valued at nine shillings, thc jin porty of John Lakey. Sergeant John Carey lejiosed that on Tuesday he saw thc prisoner a tout eight o'clock in thc evening, at Nichols m's Hotel, at Dingo ; prisoner was lying i !own ; witness arrested iiim on thc above elia ge, and brought him to the locukup ; witne s saw the prosecutor previously to arrestii ç the prisoner ; prose- cutor reported the ri ibery to witness ; Jane Nicholson gave witnt is thc pound note pro- duced ; he found none of the stolcu property upon prisoner when ie was searched.-John 1 .altey, blacksmith, d&lt; posed that he had been hoarding at Mrs. Mac ihersou's, at Dingo ; ho occupied a room in company with a man named Taylor ; on Tuesday morning a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
" For thin relief, inucli thanks."-HAMLKT, SANDY HLÍGltT.-CRIPPS'S Eye Lotion fa A certifi euro. Hold Iiy all store* keepers. Liberal allowluce. FEV Jill AN1> AU IÎK.-Cripps' Fever Cure never fails. Suhl by nil store! eepurs. Libar.il allowance. THK WEARIED AND ANXIOUS JIKHCHANT, lfm tired dork, tile lin*}- law-yvr filsell ¡ ?1 '* '- *' '?' ? ' vitality, «lia InucesUlilished nuilpalatableliiricnrnnt, UINII.I'HO WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM AIIOMATIU SCHNAITS. V ilich in, moreover, au excellent diuretic and general RAPID PROGRESS-PREMIER POSITION, fireftpopnlarity-ltitrlnslcnierit. is only a few mon Um sin n the tirst Hliipmc.it arrived ; hut tho Machine is BO really Rood, that there are already more Home Co ipanfuns sohl In Queensland inontli'y than are sold of nny other Hand .Sowine Machine. This rapid necean exhausted our stock Opain and aplin ; hut wu have now u ^ood KU pp ty and plenty more to iirrivc. lille great ctnisiiruption has warranted us fit iiutkiiii ii larjiu contract with thu ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
steping AnnouncementB. - rp*E AUSTRALASIAN jflfsfcar I STEAM NAVIGATION jBMBKnli] FAN vs STEAM ^?BH^SHJ 'S. To SYDNEY DIE CT.-Boomerang, on or about Wednesday To M E L B O U IN E.-Boomerang will «gírate passengen ai i cargo to be transhipped fifw Sydney. :&lt;To BRISBANE D RECT. - Leichhardt, on or about Wednes( ly. To BRISBANE, IA GLADSTONE and MARYBOROUG! t.-Lady Bowen, Tues . day. To MACKAY. - 1 noneo, early. To BROADSOUND -Tinonee, early. To COOKTOWN & SOUTHERN PORTS. Paasengers and ot jo will be forwarded by ?teamer Bunyip o . Sunday next to meet mail steamer in Ki >pel Bay. WO&lt; D & WOOD, JVgonta. Rockhampton, Bel nary 8, 187jU FOR SYDNET VIA BRISBANE. ¿jr - rr HE I/ELBOÜRNE jßUjkZk ^ Í STEAMSHIP COM Jmmgjmm£¥A ws splendid NEW ^?sÄE^ST LAMER THE ¡LARENCE, WAI leave ROCK! AMPTON WHARF for SYDNEY, via ï tKBANE, on or about WEDNESDAY, j ie 13th instant. Freight «nd bourne and Newcastfl era booked for Mel JOHN qEADRICK & CO., Agents. FO...
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
CHIPPING MOVEMENTS. BOOMERANG, s.e.-Probably left Sydney yester- day for tula port KLAMAKG, R.B.-Loaves Brisbane to-morrow morn- ing for northern ports. IONA, s.-TjOft Woolly Island for Rockhampton (!) on Wednesday. JAMEN PATERSON, s.s.-Is loading at Sydney for Rockhampton. LADY BOWEN, s.-From Brlsliniin, passed Inskip Point yesterday morning at 5*30, and probably reached Maryborough later in the day. LADY YOUNO. s.-Arrivod ot Maryborough on Wednesday, ami left again yesterday fur Brisbane. LEICHHARDT, s.s.-Left Townsville for northern polis on Wednesday. MORNING HÖHT, schooner.-From lluckhamp ton to Maryborough, was reported ojï Woody Island yesterday. NORMANBY, s.s.-Arrived at Cooktown from Sydney direct on Wednesday. KERENA, barque.-Left Townsville for Newcastle on 1st Instant She was originally from loudon. TINONEE, s.s.-From thia port, was flue nt Broad- sound yesterday. THE CLARENCE, «.B.-IS advertised to leave Sydney for Rockhampton viA Brisbane to-dny. VENTURE, brig.-Left in...
NORTEERN MAIL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 8 February 1878
NORTHERN MAIL NEWS. OUR usual files of northern papers are to hand for the week ending Saturday last. &nbsp; COOKTOWN AND THE PALMER. The only gold-fields' news in the Palmer Chronicle is the departure, on the 24th January, of the escort for Cooktown with 8255 oz. gold. &nbsp; The parcel was delivered at its destination on &nbsp; the 31st. The same paper says that a &nbsp; memorial is being handed around for signature, in support of Mr. James Towey's claim for &nbsp; Government compensation for the losses he &nbsp; sustained through the murder and robbery of &nbsp; his storekeeper, Thomas Green, at Doughboy Creek, and the subsequent burning down of &nbsp; his premises, by Chinese. The loss of property is estimated at the minimum sum of £595, an amount which, from our personal knowledge &nbsp; of his stock at that time, is considerably below its actual value. Mr. Towey is one of the earliest pioneers on the Palme...
CORRESPONDENCE. GRAMMAR SCHOOL BUILDING SITE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE DULLETIN. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
CORRESPONDENCE. GRAMMAR SCHOOL BUILDING SITE. TO THE EDTToV OF THE Dl'LLKTIX. »Sin,-I have spoken with several gentlemen who wish tu have agrammar school established n this town, and we willing to contribute itowards it; bittali wore of thc same oj union as myself-not to sutaenbe a shilling until .thc site is decided upon. I RATEPAYER, [We have also hca f many opinions ex- pressed on thia subject but only in two cases has so impracticable ac&lt; ulition been suggested. A moment's reflection v ll teach " Ratepayer " tho unsoundness of Iiis osition. Pray, who will choose the site but ne mhttcrihers? ami if cverylrody wore so em.ill-mindeel as to follow " Ratepayer's " suggestion, how could the site ever be chosen? (in* correspondent had better try again. It is -luite certain that thc majority of .thc subscribers to the extent nf £5, in tenn fi of sectio i 2 of thc (i rain in ar Schools Act, will havi to choose thc site. Ratepayer's most scnBibl ¡ plan will therefore bc to pay ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
CRICKET. At Wellington, Nen' Zealand, the Aus- tralians beat the local Twenty-two hy nine wrickets. bi the first innings the Eleven scored 16G, of which Bailey made 33, Gregory 31, Horan 28, and C. Bannerman 19. In the second innings, 29 (thc number required to win) was scored with the loss of ono wicket. The Canterbury mon seem determined to deserve the name they have camed for being first-class cricketers. Iii a late match with a Wellington team, the Canterbury mon dis- posed of tho lot in the second innings for a total of. 13, only 5 of which wore runs ! Ashby's (a Canterbury bowler) average was C2 balls, 2 runs, 13 maidens, 5 wickets.
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
/AQUATICS> This will jfe a rather eventful day on the Fitzroy, heine tho date of tho first boat race between members of the Fitzroy Bowing Club. Tho race starts, I believe, at (ive o'clock, from Alligator Creek, and finishes near the Boat House, thc distance being about a mile and a-half. Arrangements have been made hythe Committee to ensure the affair going off successfully, and several well-known gentle- men have consented to act officially. So much interest hos liecn evinced in thc match of late that I quite expect to sec the river bank thronged with eager spectators. Opinions differ as to tho respective merits of the crews, but I fancy thc Bachelors show too much form for their opponents, and although thc finish is expcctcdiMht very close, I fully oxpect to see tile lighwÄcrew first past #|ie flag-boat. Thc Bencdicnnarry a white/distinguishing flag, and thc liiufcclors a blue/ne. Mr. William P^tfsc, of Hat-street, has set an example thaw I hont soon to sec followed by otlilt ...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. THE reports ending at 9 a.m. yesterday ?tated the rainfall to he-At Maryborough, 0'90 inch; Creen Creek, 1-44. Appearances at Gladstone, Banana, and the See River in- dicated rain ; and at Camboon a heavy thunderstorm passed over. The ; rainfall for the week was-At George- town, 0-10 inchi Gilbert Uiver, 0'59; Nebo, 016-;. Waterview, 0:12; Creen Creek, 1-40; Brisbane, 0/53; Mackay, 015; Bloomsbury, 1-07,;! Westwood, 0-53; Maryborough, 0'90.
COMMERCIAL. BULLETIN OFFICE, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
COMMERCIAL. BDLXETTN.'OFFICE, Friday Evening. À HACKED improvement in business is rc porteiî, Thc wholesale houses having trans aoted nunVroûs country orders : the retail trade exlnbjta a' healthier tonel Rates of carriage,, tlioVgh easier, have nit materially altered, and previous quotationsfnay bc relied upon, ""' ' \ / The wool recVpts for thc week reached a satisfactory totaquf 543 bales./ The produce market is bare ofviotatoes, owing to Sydney shipments not haling come forward. Maize is also scarce, buyem holding/ off anticipating a decliue ; shipmenv are So arrive by the Lady Bowen. \ I We note no fresh «rrivats, and the only additional vessels afloaV for this port arc the Delaware, W'th flour Irdki Adelaide, and Waterwitch, to sail firsMair wind from New castle. 1 The exports includedJae following articles of local production :-Wool 222 bales, sugar 71 mats, bides 142, taUnw a tierces, lime 125 bags, 10 hogsheads. / \ Quotations are unaltered!: thc produce prices being-Maize ...
THE LATE GEORGE CRUIKSHANK. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
THE LATE GEORGE CRUIKSHANK. | WIIAT middle-aged native of tbc British Isles - has not a lively childiii recollection of George Cruikshank's "Bottles" and what play-goer has not a vivid appreciation of the drama founded upon those eight terribly sensational prints ! When those! were sketched their author's genius was il thc full ripeness of V maturity; and he hal doue more than a * quarter of a century's gi jd honest professional work since that time. He lias now passed away iu his eighty-sixth year, after affordiug a brilliant illustration of t ie green old age which ! may be enjoyed by a mn i of good constitution j who has all Iiis lifetime ractised thc strictest j tcni]icrauce. George À niksliank was Irani in J 17fl2,thcyearof ihelerri le French Revolution, i and bc has died just j t the moment when, i j after eighty-five years o change, thc Republic I : seems at length to be ct ablished on a strictly ^ constitutional and i arable basis. We ' 1 epitomise, chiefly from ' Talfoitl's...
JOHN MACFARLANE MONTHLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
JOBK MACFARLANE! MONTHLY REPORT. . Stations.-Little blginess lias been donc ? during the last monti, and much cannot be 'expected till a general fall of rain occurs. The sale of Portland bonus, in thc Mitchell District, with 50,000phccp is reported ; price not stated. Offers Hare also been made for several small properties, but there are no other sales to report/ Store Cattle.-QiotationB much the same as lastmortth. The Jemand ie rather slackened, owing to -the continued want of rain ; but if the telegraphic ann nuicemcnt of a general fall of rain over New S luth. Wales is confirmed, a brisk demand ma; he anticipated. I have ?old on account of V. Scott, Esq., Glenmoral, 123 steers, 2 to 4 pears, at £4 each ; and on account of B, S. &lt; . Macdonald, Esq., Balna- gowan, 200 heifers t £5 each. Pat Cattle.-Go d Bullocks, from fe to £0 10s.; cows, abou 20s. loss. I have sold on account of Messrs. ! cot and Sons, Warrinilla, 200 bullocks, at £0 Os., delivery on station. Store She...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
VICTpk i! MEIHOOBNE, February 6. m Sonic subordinate ejiil servants will pro- $?&lt; bably bc re-appointed mk vacancies arise, but .'r|j not those of higher grails. /?' 4 Rumour states that il |s the intention of tho > 1 Legislative Council to4ÀUc up and pass tho -Jj Payment of Mendiera' Bill under jirOtest. fi The Legislative AsseRibly have adjourned Al until Tuesday next, «meeting in the mean- ' jf|j time a telegram from tie Secretary of State fhí approving of tho action qt the Government. V j The supporters of Mr.fcVaneis are consider- j ing tlie advisability of prosecuting some of the ,/t' presiding oilicei-s for malpractices at the West - Melbourne election. 1 ,: W Two suburban . toils cqllidcd on the 1 Robson's Bay Pailwofwcstcriiiglit. Several ' fy carnages were sina9lied,iuid several passengers ' >| bruised, but not serious»'. ~ j
EUROPEAN MAILS—1878. TORRES STRAITS ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Bulletin — 9 February 1878
BU HO PK AN MATL8-1S7S. TOltlilK STIt.ms KOITK. AHKMUKal Ihukliainptoll .. .. IVI.iiiniy 23. I-ÜAVJiS l!uckliaui)it&lt;iii .. .. -Mardi 1. MKI.UOI'UMCSIKZ nora:. AltniVliSat lliicklininpbin nlnnt.. February ll. LKAYKS JloL-kliaiuptun about February 12. CAI.II'OHNIAN ItOI'TE. AlïlïIVICK at Rockhampton about.. February 8. J.KA VEH Itoukliampton about .. February 24. ¡ir Thc SMhourne-Miicz mail arrives at MF.L BOl.'IÏNK allant lo &lt;lays earlier, ami tieparU about 10 dav» later tiran tue date shown in thu above table. Thc Californian mail arrives at KYDN'EV about 6 tlays earlier, an»l departs alunît Ul days llvU-v.