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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
T. TICKLE Will atme with a LABQE and SPLENDID STOCK of HU ID U Mil!. SELLIX« OFF! SELLING CFF! at BRISBANE PRICES ! KVKBY ARTICLE GUARANTEED. INSPECTION INVITED. T. TICKLE, Proprietor. ,1» a grVOMtrWCnmS a 10-horse power (Euston. \s Proctor) Portable Engine, with re Yersiag gvar, an* cast-iron Circular Saw Beach, ama wrought-iron Vertical Frame carrying four (4) saw«, with Pack Travelling Keuch, Belts. Pulleys, and Blacksmith's Toola complete. Tibe above has only been in work six (0) »?oaths, and will be sold very reasonable. Apply GEORGE L. EOBINSON, Cooktown. THE QUEEN'S HOTEL COOKTOWN. mms HOTEL has just Wen built, fitted -L aad furaished oa the lines of a First cl »sa Metropolitan Hotel. It is situated in the most central, coolest, and healthiest site ia Cooktown. The Bedrooms arc large. well ventilâtes!, and fitted with a view to comfort, the Dùiing-rootnand Parlours being liiftr, coil, and elegantly famished. The Milliard Koon» ranks among the largest in the North, and contain...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
Reduction in Fares. ON and after this date the Fares by the MAIL LOATS of the above Company will be as follow.». Steerage. Saloon. To Townsville . Í0 IO O X1 O 0 Bowen . 10 0 1110 Mackay . 14 0 2 0 0 Rockhampton.^ 110 O1 217 0 Brisbane ... 1 14 0 3 0 0 Sydney ... 2 11 0 4 0 0 Port Douglas . . 0 7 0 0 IO 0 Cooktown ... 0 7 0 0 10 0 BURNS, PHILP and CO . Ltd , Agents. October 1, 1S84. _ _~ MOURILYAN LAND SALE THE s s. ARAK005T will leave the Wharf ou the 2">th. inbtant for Mourilyan Harbour, returning after the Lind sale. Fares-Single 20s, Return 30s, to be ob- tained frois BURNS, PHILP and CO., Agents. A Grand Drawing Under the Art Union principio WILL TAKE PLACE TO-NIGHT, at TATTERSALLS HOTEL, of GOLD St SILVER JEWELLERY of 50 prizes, and 100 blanks. Tl«k«l>. XO« cncl), - ~ Every article guaran teed. Inspection invited, T. TICKLE, PBor*r*roB, , Tattersall'« Hotel. STRAYED or STOLEN, front Northcote, on 3rd October' One Gray Bora», branded UH8 near shoulder. One Gray Horse, spl...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, OCTOBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
Cable Messages. imOM. Otu OWX COitUSSTON BESTS.) CawojMaii He««. LO>'DOX, Octobek 10. Order»-have been transmitted by telegraph to-dav to Commodore Ers- kine, commanding the Australian squadron, to proceed at once to Xew Guinea and proclaim a British Protec- torate overtiio houtheni coast of that island, extending eastward of longi- tude 141deg east, and including the islands .adjacent ta the coast. A further proclamation prohibits the set- tlement, from the present, of British subjects on the country proclaimed under British protection. October 12 -selected being the Houwes of Parjin nient, whore two "successive explosion* took place, causing the utmost oosw sternation in the neighbourhood, a^id doing considerable damage to the edi- fice. A tiuinber"of workmen employed on the building were more or less severely injuiod. This fresh outrage has rev h ed the feeling of alarm and insecurity which was created by the previous'explosions some~months siuce, and which was only just dying...
The Duke of Manchester. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
The Dake of Manchester. I\ re=3K>udinp o the to ist f 113 heilth a* a. lund n i, -en 1 v 1le Ma> or uf Coo t wn list week li.e Uv»i> ff *SlaaLhe0tcr is re poittd by the Indkpfvdpst tohiVL n.iie the foUo»m0 nu ¡r*s upon h o recent tu» to the Vrth - Hi* tn-icc crpressed himself highly I leased » ith 1 is i isit md ¿nite'ul for the Lorih.il i eu. prion ate rded linn He hal found everywh re m Austrah i as tmdU a flow of feeling as in any other \n^lo-baxon coimtiv and Cooktown proied tint even unde- th&lt; Jtrop cs there were worthy sons of the old stock Th$y had jood well wrtered 1 ind in the interior mid he was glad to see th»t it was be l^ utilized ' r tropical h¿ti culture He h id ilso h ard 11 the fane mineral retour -es of the Ustriet which mu»* bo daseloped 1 mens ot a rail« c\ which the intelligent Oovcrnuent weie pushing in to tin» ater or He h id recently beea to Port liai win fr mi whence he had gone 10.1 miles inland whee he prcpused ti tite «in intere t in 4...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. October 9.-Airlie, s.a., Capt. ElKg, from l.uug Kunji, "ia Cookt >wu. ULtober 9.-Quiraing, s.S., Capt, SI'Lean, '. ja Sydney, vía Brisbane i»nds.irts, Pas ?. i-e s-I iu saloon, and 40 in steerage. ? j C»l cr 9.-Mardno», s.S., Capr. Hampton, Í m Sydney, via HiUbitne and ports. Pas i- '-Ji e.-»-=-3T(iSsrs. Brinsmead, Boyle, ^leaton, : ^ii JU in oícémife. Uctober ii.-tiuiraing, s.S., Capt. M'lean, from Cooktown. Ojtqbec 11.-Maranoa, 8.8., Ciipt. Haiupr t ?:?, Iroiii Cooktown.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 16 October 1884
THE AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NA VI OATIOX COMPANY. The company's steamers leave titi* port «ery Thursday f"r Northern Ports, lmd every Saturday evening for Southern Ports. * or fare« and rate» of freight apply at the '"««ninny's own oSce at wharf. "URNS. PHILP and CO.. Limited, ______ Agenta. Saturday evening to meet ouTitutir*^«»! Stem»» ; and leaves every Wednesday and Saturday mornings for Swallow's and Stew- art*« landing*. Open for charter anil excursions. BURNS. PHILP and CO. A-jeuts. THE. tiiffiiistal IaU Bank. Incorporated under "The Companies Act," BANKERS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND. Subscribed Capital ... ... _a.«»,«HV Paid-up Capital . CO»,«» Reserve Fund ... ... lHSjOUt Gold bought or forwarded to the Mint for Assay. Interest allowed on Fixed Dcjiosits ut Current Kates. Drafts issued on Head Office, Branches ami Agents. Advances made against Tin and other Produce, and all other usual bankin» business transacted. WM. CUAS. SMITH, Manager, Cairns Branch. IHE HERBERTON ADVER...
MACKAY. October 11. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
ilACKAY Still dullness reigns supreme in business matters. Minder t!ie now regulations the kanakas are themselves paid every six months, and when any plantation pays off, the town is made a little lively by the circu- lation of their earnings. - The labour schooner Borough Belle has arrived with 5¿ recruits, or about a third of her complement. The- back of the crushing seassn has ""broken, and during the next' four weeVs scierai mills will stop crushing and begin cleaning up'. The crop here for this season 'ii detfilcdly an indifferent one, not to say bad, but tli.it for next, crushing st present looks well, a_n-l with favourable rains will be the beit for some year«. At the gold prospectors' workings out at the Gin's Lf.-ip and Hill End, although no result-« have yet come to hand, operations »re Ktiil.beiun actively carried on. and-' the 01 nora and mea are. confident that the pros- pects tully justify their efforts. One of our aldermen having been turned out of office for non-.-it...
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before R. T. Hartley, R. A. Kingsford, and D. Patience, Eaqs., J.J.P.) October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
Courts. policecourt, (Before E. T. «artiey, «.»à. atiagsford. and 1). Patience, Báqs., 3J.P.) 0-toberl7. A. D- Edwards, c'urçod with drunkenness. Fined, lia, or -W hours in the lock-up. Guilfoyle r Breede.-Proceedings under tea Ejectment Act of 1*17. There heinç no information before thara the bench defined to hear the ease. October It A. Nichuboa, ch-uved with the desertion of his illegitanmte chad at Herberton. Case remaadtd to Herbettoa at prisoner's own reqaest. (Befa (Before B, T. Hartley. E*}.; W.P.3T.) October 20. Margaret Boylan, chained with disorderly conduct. Pleaded ¿oilty, and was discharged with a caution. (Before at. T. Haiti». Eaa., W.PJL, no4 B. A. Kingsford. Esq., J.P.) October 21. Margaret Boylan, charged with, draaken. ^ pleaded guilt j. Discharged witsv» . 'charged witt diynftaj »&lt;- rjaedys^etnia berrin the lockup. Joan Barna, chargea with drunkenness. FineîlO«, or twelve bears, vw,. r
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
Spaas! Çotaaut. AUSTRALASIAN STEAK NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION IN FARES. I71EOM î»t May proximo. Snloon and . Steerage Fares by the Company's Weekly Mail Steamers, t&lt;etween Brisbane, Rockhampton. .Mackay. Bowen. Towns- ville Dungeness. Cardwell, Johnstone Ki ver. Caima, Port Douglas, and Cooktown, will be reduced FIFTY PJ5E CENT. BUKXS, PHILP and CO.. Agenta. April 2C. 1SS4. AUSTBAI4ASIAX STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. REDUCTION OF FAKES BETWEEN BRISBANE AND SYDNEY. THE FARES by the above Company be- tween Brisbane and Sydney are SE- DUCED TWENTY-FIVE PEE CENT. (2--0 For particulars, apply BCKXS, PHILP and CO.. . Agents. ÏO INVESTORS, CAPITALISTS, AND SPECULATORS. JO US Ä A «r T« -V »? * .-»t .V, Government and General Auctioneer, VALUATOR and LAND AGENT. References-Q. N. Bank, Cairns. Church of Saglaad. REV. G. B, F. NOBBS wUl (d.v.) con- duct'Divine Service at 11 a.m. and 7.3') i».m" in the Church. Abbott-street. REY. E. T. LLOYD will (d.v.) conduct Divine Service in Primi...
Cable Messages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, OCTOBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
Cable Messages. (.FROM OUS OWX CORRK9FOSSEM8.) Eht.at-», LONDON, Octobkr 20. It is stated that the preparation» for the Nile expedition "will be completed early in November. Cholera has almost entirely «lied out in France, and is rapidly abating in Italy- * The Tichborne claimant was released from custody to-day. NEW YORK, October 21. A terrific fire broke out last night at Carthage, New York State. An enor- mous amount of damage has been done, a great number of house«, ehurehes, and factories, being completely des troved. IIONG KONG, Octobkr 21. Latest advices from Tonquiu state that a large body of Chinese troops made an attack on the fortress of I Twyen Kuang. recently captured by I the French, and were repulsed with heavy loss.
Victoria. MELBOURNE, OCTOBER 21. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
VIC-.I». r^'"" 'MBIÄCMTBXB. OcToaam SI. , A^aariow» espioakra of aitto-giyewrin« took place this mom'ng at the Austra,-. lian Litho-Fracteur Works, Koriot Creek, near Footscray. The building and contents were completely blown to pieces, and one of the workmen was dreadfully injured. The explosion was caused by some chemicals becoming ignited. (From our Exchanzes.) BRISBANE, October 17. The case Hodgkinson v. Mile« has been withdrawn by mutual consent, each party paying bia own coats- Mr. Hodgkinson has been gazetted Relieving Police Magistrate at a salary of £Mu per annum and £-300 travelling ex- pensen. He will probably proceed first to Clermont to relieve Mr. Howard St George, who has been' appointed Warden of the Palmer goldfield. In replying to Mr. Service's telegram urging that a joint protest be made by the colonies against the reported settle- ment of the Pact de question, Mr. Griffith wired that be thought the pro- test would be premature, but that the colonie* might properl...
Dur Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
.Dur Neighbours. [reo* on own conaxsrosDxsTs.j HERBERTON'. Octobei 17. BrT little stir this week, so many of onr people being at Cairns, and a good lew tak- ing "advantage of cheap fares lo visit Bris- bane. - Amongst the latter is Mr: Selig, the Chairman of the Divisional Board, who has ao many local commissions entrusted to bis care that he -is quite entitled to be dubbed the " Herberton Plenipotentiary." . On Monday and Tuesday quite a change iu the atm--aphor.» indicating rain. Large blaek heavy-looking clouds hovered over the town, but the « ind scat tered them, lea vin-; behind in lien of water, a shower of dust. A few drops of .rain have fallen during the -last three .days. .A .«ad accident .has occurred to James At'Clusky, ex .manager of the North Aus Arauaa, and now managing the Ivanhoe claim at Eureka Creek. He was burning charcoal, and while attending to the fire, a 'stanch of a burning tree fell and threw him on the fire where'he remained uneonciou* for some time. Eventu...
CHARTERS TOWERS, Oct. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
CHABTEKS TOWERS, Oct. ixl' The Circuit Court was opened here yesterday by Hi* Honor Mr. Justice Cooper, Mr. Virgil Power conducting the prosecutions on behalf of -the Crown. Ah Hong, charged with-.uu« lawfully wounding, was found guiltv and sentenced to six month's imprison- ment. Arthur Curry was found guilty of forging, and received a sentence of three years. The charge of fradulent insolvency against the same prisoner was withdrawn. , Henry O'Hara was. found guilty of larceny, and amtenccal to three years-'' iiaprisouineiit. Joseph Naylor, convicted of cattle stealing, received fi«ur years' imprisonment. I ii the case of Aa You, charged with stab- bing, uo bill was Hied. SYDNEY, October 17. It is understood tltat the gunboat» Espiègle and Diainotnd will accompany the Nelson to New Guinea, The German warship Elizabeth un- expectedly left the harbour yesterday afternoon. I tis stated that lier desti- nation is- Api, but doubts are enter- tained as to it» correctness. Th«» general o...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
PABLIAMEXTAEY. Legislative Assembly. Yesterday. Fair progress was again made in tho Land Bill ; clauw*. 32 to 37 were passed. A new clause by Mr. Kates, providing survey before selection, waa agreed to. Claude 37 wa» amended \>y a reduction of the miuimum grazing area to 2050 acres, and a reduction in the minimum rent in other than agri- cultural areas to three farthings per acre. To-day.-The Legislative; Assembly had a very short sitting. The Pharmacy Bill" waa passed through Committee, and the Brands Act Amendment Bill read a second time.
Cairns and Jokastone Divisions. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
Cairas aas! Jokastmme DiriMioas. Tee following amended bountlañas of the above divisions were proclaimed, in the. Govekxxkkt Gazstte of the 4ttt insto CA1BKS. Commencing on the sea coast at the mouth of a small creek running into the ocean at Point Cooper, and bounded thence by that creek upwards to Mount Arthur ; thence by the southern watersheds of the Russell and Mulgrave Eivers passing along Mount Bartle Frere westerly to the eastern watefshedi of the Barron River ; thence- by tnat watershed' and by the north-eastern watershed of all tributaries failing into the Barron River above »he junction of Abbot1 Creek to the junction of that creek with the Barron Hirer; then crowing tbe Barron River and by ibu south-eastern watershed ¿f Abbott Creek south-westerly to the watershed separating the Barron and Walsh Hivers ; thence- W that watet shed northerly to the coast range j by that range the northern watershed of the Barron River, and a liue e utterly to Double Point, which point is a...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
Correspondence. _ rWí> do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinion« of our correspondents.] (To theEditor of the Caicns Post.) Stn,-I was surprised last week ia reading the report of the Divisional Board meeting ti see that Mr. A. Meston was applying, privately, to purchase from the Government a 3!nall piece of land adjoining his selection, which, alt'iough the general public may not be aware of it. waa left by Surveyor Horan t j provide a deep water landing for the re- serve surveyed by Snrveyor North; and further. I hare no heeitation in saying, that thispotin'iptcstiort ia tho best luid:ng ob the Barron Uiver, and its reservation a great boon to the selectors in the neighbourhood. Last year I, with another selector, formed a landing un it, and landed some rafts of timber there, and ever since I have noticed Li Heaton* oí a daine oa the part of Mr. Me it in to enclos; it in his homestead..- The upshot baa been that ha baa applied to the Linds Department to purchase it wit...
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OCR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. BRISBANE, OCTOBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OCR OWN c-OESKSI-OXIrtCNT."] QHSWMlaMafa B K1S Ii ANE, Octobkr 20. M'Neill, the second mate of the labour schooner Hopeful, and Williams, the boatswain, were yesterday com- mitted for trial on the charge of mur- dering two South Sea Islanders. The same prisoners, together with the cap- tain, first mat«», Government agent, and two seamen of the Hopeful, were also committed for trial on the charge of kidnapping. October 22. The Government have decided io rescind the quarantine restrictions now enforced on vessels arriving from Sydney. Instructions have Leen forwarded to the Agent-General to moderate immigration during the summer months, especially among the mechanical class. PARLIAMENTARY. Legislative Council. Yesterday. After considering the alterations l>y tlic Assembly in the Native L»')ourers Protection liill and reducing the penal- ties for the infringement oF its provi- sion», the Hoii-e adjourned until Nov- ember 11th. Legislative .Assembly. Yesterday. ...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
«tip Cairns £0«,.. THURSDAY. OCTOBER .23. 18S1. At an early period of the Herberton Coa->t railway survey, we placed pro- minently before the publje_thc advan- tage possessed by Cairn» over the ri\-al ports in having a splendid nataral har- bour, and strenuously urged that the superior shipping facilities which it offered should have some influence in the decision as to the coast terminus of the line. In our arguments to prove that a good port at the terminus of a railway is of ..paramount importance »e called attention to the enormous ultimate traffic that the Herber- ton railway would bring to the coant, and pointed out the un- doubted extension of the line DvcntuaUy-to'-the Etheridge goldfield. Xow, therefore, that the route of the railway has been t decided in favour of Cairns, aud the commenceineut of con- struction appears to be a matter of the near future, we are glad to ace that the | 'EtlM>w;«l8o poopU at« -not neglectful of. their interests, and are »1W«? to tl»c nec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 23 October 1884
TUE QUEEN'S HOTEL COOKTOVtt. FTtHIS HOTEL has just been buüt, fitted A. and furnibhed on the lines of a First «l isa Metropolitan Hotel. It is situated in the most central, coolest, and healthiest bite in Coe'ktowa. The Bedrooms Are Inrjie, well Trntilatcd. and fitted with a v.ew to comfort, the Dining-room and Parlours bems» lofty, cool, and elegantly furnished. The Billiard Room ranks .uuong the largest in tile North, and contains one of Alcoek's best tablea. The proprietor is determined to sustiin his reputation by keeping only the best brands of Wises, Snarrs, Alks, Ac, iu the market, by pajing particular atten- tion to the Cuisine, and by securing the be»t attendance procurable. The Assembly Bom is next in size to the Town Hall, and is available for private parties and publie meetings. Ihe spacious Uolc-ouy, which is fanned by the cooling breeze from the Pacific, commands an excellent \ iew of the town, the liarbonr.and the northern country. Convenient Hath Rooms. Excellent Sta...