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VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 8 July 1862
YICTOKIA. Ve have Melbourne papers to the 26tli id tim**. We give underneath a tovr extracts from the JrfUtl— The other night, a daring robbery was committed in the Elephant and Castle Hotel, liittle Bonrke-street. Peter Mackenca, nu Ovens miner, with £100 in bank notes in his pocket, vent into the hotel on the night in question with a woman of bad reputation, WTiile they were having a drink, a. man named Wade offered a ring tot sale, which Mackcnna agreed tn buy, and took bis notes out of bis pocket for that purpose. This ?xcitsd tha cupidity of one present, who watched the notes aud bolted. The thieves, four in number, have been committed for trial. A case of com* interest was heard on Wednesday, at the County Court. It ap peared that, some months ago, a respect able woman named Hammond went to the office of Messrs. Hart, who at that time were acting as sub-agents for Messrs. Bright Brothers, and took a sucond class passsge for herself and children in the ship Marco Pol'. The pric...
GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 8 July 1862
GLA13STOSE. (From our Correspondent.) Tub Kurarxfis. — Tlie pold-digginprs arc still fining ahead, though rather slowly. The number of diggers is increasing, and most «re doing pretty well — e. few good nug gets hare been picked up. One party has laid out more than a hundred pounds in making preparations for lucre efficiently carrying on operations. These arc thorough practical diggers. Mmikle. — Large quantities of splendid marbles of all descriptions arc easily obtain able in this neighbourhood. ItAis. — The weather is very wet, which has been long wanted to refresh the parched ?earth. The QtXESSLxso Steamzu. — Weans very glad to welcome the new steamer Queens land to this port. Site appears a splendid model snd replete with every convenience. tt is to be hoped that she will be well pa tronised, and that the miserable tiljeet of the A.S.N. Company to run her off tbc line will be defeated. It would certainly be much better for the public interests if they sailed each week alternate...
THE INTRODUCTION OF THE SALMON OVA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 8 July 1862
THE ISTKODL'CTION OF THE SALMON OVA. (JFVom tin II T. llercuru. Jam li) The following letter from Mt. J. A. Yonl, addressed to Mr. Archer, was received by the last mail. Somewhat turdiiv it has ftruud its way to tiic hands of tlie Secretary of tlie Salmon Commission. We- are giai! to give it publicity : 'mt the question as to the probable success at the experiment t-. introduce the salmon ova by tli.' licauliftil Star, will receive new light oa tU-i anlv;d of thd Jviiirlisii mail, nor.- due. Shoulil this experiment &i!. we believe it is t*n- iutaiition of the Government not to ! repent it under any similar conditions; hut j to advertise for -tenders far ibe s Jjeiissful deposit of & certain number of ova, or try, in \ thi no.ids pretiarcd Uoe for their rjceytiou. j It is lie'.ievo.l tint by the adoption of such a J (MU.-sc, a satiaiactory issue is much more i likely tn be realised, than by tha JT.-itv.ved ! cspsiidUurc of public lnmieyuadcr circum- j stances which gi...
THE PASTORAL ROUTE TO CARPENTARIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 8 July 1862
THE FASTOBAL EOCTE TO C&EPE8- TABIA. Tue Argus says :— The following letter, re ceived by Captain CadeU from Air. Keilson. ?if Xeilaun and Williams, two young men (dm have spent years in exploring the Australian wilderness, and who are now settled ou the Warrego, give snmo additional information as to tlie discoveries of lauds boroa5b*s party :— : ' Kennedy's 19lh Camp. Hirer Warrego, \ ilayai. LSG3. j ' I have nothing to communicate but the I arrival here yesterday of Mr. Laudsborougfa j and party from the G«lf of Carpentaria, j whence h*? left on the 10th »f February last in search of the traces of Burke's party. Tbc journey which he has non- acconi;-Hs\ici has opeued vp a practicable tontc to tlie Oulf. He foUowed the flinders from the Gulf uu an average course «f S.S.K. to 20 degrees S. to its head, when, iu thirty miles, he picked up tbc head of the Thomson, and followed it down to Cooper's Creek, making his way into the settled districts -liy following up that creek to...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR MR. WILSON. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
LEXXEBSTO 'i'Hrl EDTJTOIt ? MB. VILSOK. Fie,— A paragraph appeared in a previous issue nf j-onr paper, stating that the com plimentary concert, given me bv die Choral Society, was & farewell benefit! that state ment has given rise to a report that I am going away from tiiis town. I beg, therefore, ***-+ TfUapMLtfiHaBiiTTHrr ?eHttrrSmct sucTi & report, and to intimate that I have no intention whatever of leaving Ipswich. I am, Sir, Yonre. JOHN WILSOy, Professor of Music. Kichulas-strect.9th July. 18C2.
SHEEP FOR AGRICULTURAL FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
sheep fou a«rici;ltukalfahms. t)x this subject a i-orrefposdent of tlie AJdnirle Vkurtfr -rives the fn!I.iwii!g as tiie result of his exjierimjce : — 'Sir. — Having nia-lu sunn- experiments in crossing the Kngiifh long-noollcd breeds of sheep with the meriuo, I have much pleasure in communicating tlic result, be lieving it will bo interesting (if not useful) to some of our fanners, l:i May a:nl .Tune, l&A, I hail alwut -Will lambs ufiipncn frojn - merino ewes, by ranis of tiin-o English Ions- } wonUcd breeds', vie., l.inmlus, Otftswohis, j aud Itomuey, Marsh --r Kent. The cots j were full-moiitiied, lar^c aud heavj- doened j pure merinocs. from the BAihonnrie tliicii. | About twelve percent, of the ewes requuvtl j assistance in lambing, from the* large size of die heads and forerunners nf tlie Iambs, and about two per ceut of the ewes died from the fame cause, ?' I sold 100 of the weather Iambs in the Adelaide market, wh-*n diev were from thirteen to fifteen wucks old,' at 1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
[Coftj of Adcert'aanaO.1 EsuoriATiOK to Caxada. — The Govcni mcut of Canada is now selling hue agricul tural land in Upper and Lower Canada, in lots of iM'i acres cnrli, to .-^rttlur.s. At the low rates of oiik shilling to four shillings per Mrs. payable ouo-fifth down, and the bolinze within four years. Twelve main lines of road, seven iu Upper and five in Lower Canada, have been recently opeued, on which free grants of land of 10;J acres each, arc allotted to actual settlers, on ths pcr formsuci of e.isy s.-ttleme:it duties. A short passage of 'ten to twelve days In tV.-. steamer sailing from LiOiidondcrry cvur\* Friday, for Portland in the winter, and Qlohec in suumier, places the emigrant within forty hours run by rail or steamer, of almost every part of Canada, where he cm seenru for himself a home and independent position in a country blessed with a fine soil, salubriuiis climate, anJ tlic tlii.-iii-.ih cnjojTUCut of civU and rcUsi'ius liberty, llifd.ir a. Him Uuvernmmii. »vl,...
EMIGRATION TO NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
EMLGRATKOX TO NEW SOUTH WALES. The annex.;.! oorrespoiidcucc frou. Mr Dal Iey to the Minister for Lands in Svdacy HoWnn^rSreTanaTO rantruinte towards their passs-^es whea in a position to do so. With such labonr at our command and anxions for importation, there is fuiuiethintr monstrous in the selfish £recd that would turn ntr.iv from such a field to seek 3 dcinnrilisins substitute from the pa^an hordes of tbc East. Truly, Queensland, like cv«ry other colony in Australia, wil] have much to thank (?orcrnmct * by Crown tenants for. Xew Si-'Uth Wales Government Emigration Agency, 10, West Strand. London, 23th Febrnarj-. IS62. Sib, — I have the honor to forward, for the information of the Government, a report of my proceedings since the date of my last despatch. So. o, sent by the Xnvtrniber mail. 1. During the months of Xovcnibcr and December I address -A meetings in Bedford shire, Hertfordshire, and Devonshire. Having resolved, with the concurrence «f my colleague ujion visiting Irela...
BRITISH EMIGRATION TO THIS COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
BKITISH E1HGBATI0K TO THIS OOIA-N¥. The accompanying letter, showing the pro. posed amngenients -of Her Majesty's Oom inisstouurs for the appropriation of the Emigration Fund doring tbe current year, has been courteously placed at our (die tioumr'*) dusposal by the IJokmial Secre tary:— ' . . . Qneonri.nd Emigration Bo«rd. 6 Park-street, WeEtmiustar, 36thApr4l662. 8m,— ARdi reference to my letter of die 26th February last, I bare the honor to ac quaint you dial, previous to the engage ment of the Theresa, tlie balance of the funds in our hinds available for emigration t'i -insiuisland, was estimated to b& abjut £S.4-1tl. It is probable that the disbursements we are caMud upon to make in respect i-l' thnt vessel, will amount to about £5000. which wonld leave after the despatch of the Theresa a balance of about £1400 in our hands. This sum is available for farther emigration to tho colony, in addition to tlie amnnnt re ferred to iu yonr letter of th* 17th Decem ber list, via:—...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
MELBOUEXE MABKETS. OnraSs-ices from MellMHirne are to the 20th :dtiui.). TTic Jr^«»«f tliat tiite says — j As usual an the ev-5 of the ilenrt'ire of the ? mail, thi sttisntion -jf mercantile firms has I l-e?n chi -rfly absurbed by ]irc^aratinn of j . lwsiB atlviuef. ano l-u.~:ii(:-ss transactions jreneritily have heiia of an unimportant Bjunnnt. Messrs. Fraie.- and Cohen held a sals of 1 JKuritius siisar by anction. and plae*3 ] aisoat 23(X- baps at foUowinir nrieeK :-— Crvs- ] tals, cnod to fine white, at £41 bj £42; ycl- ! low. at £39 10-..; gTey, £40 to £40 lOs.; I mirUiii^t'i ^ojleouater sorts. £*- ta £»S 30«.; fijj htona, £35; ration sorts. £26 to £43 T-er ton, Tiis rise which took place last week in tli 2 price of sons descriptions of grain has liesn wr.II sustained, and holders are liMkins for a further advaoue^- Flour has been in i TO'ire active disKind, and the millers are j now jjivihg Ca. a bnsliel for the best sani. pies iif wheat. Barley is less inquired for, andtiis pr...
THE CLARENCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
TUB CLAHKM1E. (From the Examiner, July 1.) T^e Wooos or thk Clabesce. — We have latelv inspected a pedestal sideboard, made of bean tree, that abnnnds in die scrubs of . die Claimed, but never before, we believe, , brought into use for making ornamental furniture. The state, however, to which it can be brought, as shown by our townsmen. Messrs. Ijci^hton and Stucley, in tbe article now under notice, is likely to cause a demand for this description «-f timber. It resembles the English walnut tree, is very hard and clow grajueu, and bears a most beautiful polish. As a g]-ccimen of cabinet-work alone, it is worthy of inspection, thus prov ing beyond doubt that not only arc tlic woods of die Clarence of a superior class, bnttliat in the firm of Messrs. Ijcighton and Stnclcy wu hard tradesmen possessed of abilities and energies to workthein up to thai state which we have no hesitation iu pronouncing to be perfection itself. Vox Selection* ox the Ciauexce. — The quarterly returns ending 3...
TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
TARMAXIAX SLVEKEl'S. Taimanian papers are to hand t» the 23rd fi-.iai JIob«rt Toa-n, and tUe 24th from Latrn cestcn. * The B. T. ileraaji gives the following quotations' : — Whant. 4s. 6A. to 4s. fld. Flour, £13, whole sale : t'14, retail. Oats. 4 s. to 4s. 3d. U*r ley. for raaitinp:. 6s. 6d. : Cape. 4s. The Latauaton Emmiiter of the 24th in stant reports as follows: — D;irin:» the p-ist week transactions in flour and p-ain have Ix-en very limited : to-day, however, a considerable quantity has clianircd hands at quotations. Flour. 4iri-i. at £10 to £10 10s. Wheat commands 4s. 4-1. Oats arc in good demand at 4s. 6d. to 4 s. X-\. Hay, loose, £4 10s. to £5; pressed. £X Hfci. to £6._ Potatoes. £4, Lags in. Bra-i. l*_ liapj in ; very little to be got. Eirrlisli lurley, 6s. j ? ? ? i
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY TUESDAY, JULY 8. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMIJLY Ttsdiy. Jcly 8. The SI'KAKKK read piayrs and tonk the chair at twenty eight minutes past three. There not hdn£ a quorum present, the Houss was ailjourned till the next day. at three o'clock, when the House will l»o pro m^ucd. The following is a list of tbc members who were present : — The Colonial Secretary, die ! Colonial Treasurer, tlie Minister for Lands ! and Works, and Messrs. Lilley, Eaff, Forbes, Fleming;, Edmonstonc, Warry, Coscn, and ' itichanU. i
GARDENERS CALENDAR FOR JULY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
GAUDCXBR'S CALEXDAK FOE JULY. Fruit and Kitchen Garden. — The troniT.il thinning and pmninjr of the peach, nec taKnc, apple, pear, fi;r. oran:^;, and oihir trees sbonld be finished. Clean asp.ira-ri!? and rhulsirh bcils. and p!ant liirdv fi-nit trees, as pcacii, churry, apricot, quince, apple, pear, aud almond. Hanaro deciduous fruit trees. Flower Garden and Shrulibcrii-s. — Vow is the period for laying t!m fonndntioii of a fine lawn — the pride nf British Rartlunins. Ixt «iU fresh turfing lia eouivlete, anl take steps to fill Ull the bcils in the Honor gardi;u a» . L1Ti j ... ? . -». ^ tBo -jitil/pi^o Of COD - tribntin? to the onjnyment of sprinjj. Trans plant lillies and Cape bulbs. Field.— Propare the ground fur potatoes and other summer growing crops. MAIL AllKAVaKUEVrs AT TIIS POST OFFICE. rosr totcs. irpwicH. iiwii«. ..._„.., \JDa!lr.SunJ»v a- Oaily, Pn-liy ci IJUSTJ^E fj n-JAal,9 p'm. I'oqiSrf.Tii-.ll. Ui!.«T0l I VrMiy.Si.ni- .Uy.Sp.ui. »,_,« - llon.!». liOTrJa-fTImtsdij-aiit...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 8. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
QUEENSLAND FJifilX&fflE&T. (From the CouritrA LEG3SLATIVI5 COUNCIL. TOEKDIY, JctV 8. Tbc FBESGDEKT bxik the chair at 23 minutes past S o'clock, and opened tlie pro cecdings with pnyor. MESS&fiES PaOM tEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The WiESIDEKT ?noounccd that ie baa received* message fmia the Legislative As BMJMy, transaiitting tlic resofotions wifli reretenco to the Tram way Coinpany, and ic qupslin^ concurrence tterein. ..'#.? AU.K)tTRSMBXT OK THE HOIT.?E. Tb.- ATru!i-VEV-GESi:KAL moved t'i« t'u House At its rising adjourn until luilf-ii.lsf 2 o'clock the next day, n:id in doing fa he ctplaiued that bis Excellency would cn:ue down at thre^ o'clock no the same afternoin tor the paq-ose of proro^iiing 1'arlinilicnt. 31r. FITZ moviid by way of amendment, that the *Iou--e adjunrn until Iu o'clock tbe next morning, lus oigect being to allow of the iuipurtaut business then before the House to be got through before tbc close of the session. Mr. Vi'ESTERX WOOD thought that ...
WEEKLY CALENDARS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
WEEKLY CALENDACt -rLv.Wi- ) |!jal!s_ Sni Aut -a ice me. ? ! n.M '~iL»r'i r. b. iMora.Vf.n ?Wftinnjac e v; ?.2 ' sjia j n s ;ja' s s- lliutslav li IS I in B t ^S; 9B l--id.y_: II 6 52 | 5 17 13 8 9 24 OS; Satuniay iei « 51 ' SIS | - 14 S !I0 20 l.Hi Mindly _.J3 B 51 t 18 : IS 6 II u II Si «raifcj_ll! 6 50 ' 5 18 I 16 S ,H 5(1 OK, r..w.i«r._i-ij «ai j sja j ,.ir «.. /o*»j * .?*. :v%«na*k4afn«r wilt MVttfnp Is ca.lrular«d It. ia*Au Sac llt*h VstL-r at IpKirie]i four Iiouk later.
BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
ESlIISE^aJKrEL (Fran ttoCvSi it.) '''lniir H!:isMASE'I-iii;!-,r.A:.-r=.-. — Itwiil \ Is: observed from mir s!;i).; iiu' iMiinuii that '. tliero arc nn fewer than 75 i-as-.-u^.Tn in the ' Qutvii£?.-.uil. Of this Iiiaikier ue loaiu ! that forty are imini^riLiiU l.v :J;e fity t.f ! iJiisLiinc, whi'-sc p-i^sa^e.-i will, aceonli-i r t,, i previous .?iimoLTuei:1..fr. l«- paid !,y ,h... I (iovvniasvnt. O.I coi;rbc tile same ficiiitv i will be sift.rdc.1 to i.il^-r ii^a:i-.T.-.nIs hv tin- ) s:;m-- ve^'el, who mavdesiiu t=i ?'.» to tlie Xortheinroita. Xassuw Er.*nt — During thn tliiimlcr stona on Mo.i-.S'.v Ust, -.'ai-Vain - '.tr-x-r of thL- William.-, was FtmcU by th.- cl.-cirio riiii;! ou this iff! shh-Kfthrfn-ztl ::ti,l f.,r a An:inbr;IIi wiiK-h h_- was carrying ex the ti-.ae, was struck out «f his liand,'and we liuar that a carjiet lit Iiii resilience was burnt 'by the oleuti-ic iluid. ? I.EcrtSE.— Last evening, &«? hall of the lecture on - Man.' by the Be v. Ii. ii. IViisun. The...
SUPREME COURT.—MONDAY. IS [?] [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
sui'ukm ;?: i\-i;ut.— Mosdav. ? !»?- lKfll.YKy.-v. ? seroud nieelins was held. One debt was proved by HuU-rt CriMi fi.r £»i. In the estate .if Drau nnd Crosby, a second meeting was held, but nothing was done. In the estate of ViSHam Cirtcr. a first l:i;M:!iiijt was ha!d. One debt was proved by Bnlicrt Cribji for £4-5-1 Os 5-d, and tin: iiic-tini; cluiieii. Is tUe estate ttf Palmer and Kcnyun, the falloniiiT ileUs were proved :— Ifobert Crfblf. £j:8 l--.s. : I3i/..;l«:th ^:Iina ISurke, £5C) 1 4s. 7d. The u:t'etiii;r (Siendosi-d. In the estate ot'Tliuinas 'Kenyon, a single !iiecti:i^- was In-):!. The 'following dehtt were proved :— Oribb and l-\«.te. £¥ lls.; J. M. TliooipNiu. £±-; IColvi-t llniiiH-lc, £lv' Us. Id.; K. ,-i. Biiriie, £.Wi lis. 7d ; lliciiard Biiioock. £i; Is. Su. 'IIik i:;i ctinjr was then aiy.iaini.! till ii..i:ury, -Jic Lrili i:i»t. in the estate of Vf . 1*. Dtniycre. a first tnceliug wi;m held. One di-'ofwas piiivid by IVibb and Koole f-jriai 37s. 7-5, aad the nicel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian and Queensland General Advertiser — 10 July 1862
NOTICE. riOUXTKY Subscribers or Advcitisers \J \rho« Accounts are £1 or upwiLrds, will oblige Jiy an early remittance. Nosth ArsTKAUAs Office, lst.Tnly, ISr.i j NOTICE. I TVTEXDIXG Subscribers are reminded I I that thepresent is thr first issua of this I Journ.il for the quarter. lVrsnus caHins at the office, or sending a written order, will have tbe paper delivered regularly at thesi address. Tei:ms : Quarterly, in advance .. 9s. Ditto, credit ? 10s. Noeth Austb&uas Office. 1st July, lBfii KOTICE SU15SOBI1JERS rcccivin™ their papers irregularly, cither tlironprh the IVist Office i,r from ifriunurs. will oblige i-y cum muuicatinir at ouce with the publisher. KOIICE. * GEVT.'S for tliis Junrnal are informed 1\. that the Accounts for their Districts arc forwarded by the present mail. Karly attenriosi is requested. Li$ts of new Siilt scribers sltuiill be forirardcd iinniediatclv. NOTICE. TJEHSOJfS INDEBTED to flic North I Australian for Subscriptions or Adver tising, to tlie 32...