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TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY. May 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (I'JIOJI omi TCUXUMPUIO conitEsroxDrN-rs.) SYDXEY; Muy' 21. ' TUB Sydney Eleven »vhich havo been elected lo go to Brisbano include tho follotving nien : Thompson, Lnirreiicc, Gregory, Foulis, Moore, Clark, Park, Crampton, llendith, and Aj-l»»-ard ¡ Xealo xvill go as an emergency man. The Telegraph has arrived front Drisbanc. Nothing of importance lias occurred. MELBOUKXE. A JL. George Miller is missing ¡ ho has lia- bilities on hills falling due lo the amount of .£50,000. 31 is supposed that he baa sailed for London. " ADELAIDE. The Moonta miners lun-o agreed lo resumo »voi-U unconditionally. .\ceounts from the fur North sjicak /ni'orably of the lanihing season. AVE havo hecu requested lo notify that tho ladies and gentlemen »vho -xvill take part in Iho Concert on friday evening next in aid of tho funds for supplying nu organ to tho AViekhnin Terrace Church, »»iii attend ti rehearsal at tho AVickhain Terraco Temporary Church (his evening. To-MOimow nn examination o...
NORTH AUSTRALIAN ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
NORTH AUSTRALIAN ANNUAL Oí! MEETING. "T Tur loin hoi ses m thai go ol Ah lint an nid in Ips»»ich ou Ihuisdaj A ohtutiir caine up in the tiamei the othci time b» lind Before ] lociiehig with oin uolico of Hi so horses »»o must uikno»ilcdc,c Hie comtes! displuicd b» Air lut who kindly fuinißhed us with all the information m his power loiiNTi ni Is a dall bioirahoi c aged 5 »cms Ho is b} theimpoitedhoi cNcwMnirioi (who is al o ;d, (If the siro of the celebrated Tarragon, and many other xvell known xvinners,) out of the Maid of Australia, lto was bred by AL-. Cobcroft, of tho Hunter River. Volunteer, although he sho»»-s unmislukeiiblc signs of his blood, has moro the appearance of »»hat in England would be called » good hunter I hau a racer ; ho looks ii good weight-carrying three milo horse, being ovidenlly it very powerful animal, and will bo an ugly'customer foi' the Queen's, Guineas or tho Toxvn Plato. This hors«, Wie his throo stuble companions, is in splendid condition, mid appear...
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
SHIPPING.. ARRIVAL. MAT 21.-Yarra Yarra, steamer, 650 tons, Captain AV. Milman, from Sydney tho 18th instant. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Clark, " children and servant, Mrs. Pace, Messrs. Seal, AVyndham, Mackenzie, Gitters, Paterson, Frank huid.-Doust, M'Cabe, and 41 hi the steerage. DEPARTURE. May 21.-Gil Blas, brig, 172 tons, Captain V. Flaming, for Maryborough, with part of original cargo. CLEARANCE. May 21.-Pioneer, schooner, 9S tons, Captain Briggs, for the Richmond River. IMPORTS. Hirondelle, from Adelaide : GOO bags flour, J. and G. Karris ; 750 bags flour, H. S. Gren- fell ¡ 100 bngs flour, Molison, Black, and Smith. Yarra Yarra, from Sydney : 1 case, Stewart and Hemmant ; 80 bags flour, 99 cases claret, ' 414 gunnies sugar, E. B. Forrest ¡ I kegs to hacco, H. S. Grenfell ¡ 6 packages boots and shoes, T. Illidge ¡ 1 parcel, C. G. Campen j 1 package, E. B. Southcrdcn ; 10 baskets seltzer water, J. Mort and Co. ; 19 eases, J. Kohu nnd Co. ; 2 half-chests 1 quarter-chesl len, R. ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
mQTBAM TO IPSWICH. - T«1U. O AMY wi'l load Cargo on WED- NESDAY for Ipswich, at ORR & HONEYMAN'S Wlvipf. Brisbano, M07 21. 4831 EXCURSION TO THE BAY. rnHE WICKHAM TERRACE ^ J. CHURCH CHOIR beg to re imnu their friends that their parly will leave tim A S. N. Company's wharf, in the Steamer BRISBANE, at 9 o'clock TO-MORROW (Tues- to) MORNING-. T"T,"." 11 T. R. DICKENS, jgOG _Hon. Secretary. PLEASURE EXCURSION TO THE BAY, ox 1IEU MAJESTY'S BIRTHDAY, 21TII LXST. rnilE Steamer SETTLER will leave y X Rail's Wharf at Ten o'clock CITY BRASS BAND IS ENGAGED. Dancing on Board. Refreshments at Moderato Charges. Tickets, 5s. ¡ Children half price. To be had ni the principal Hotels up till 12 o'clock on Monday._4SC0 fcA USTRALASIAN STEAM NAVI G-ATION COMPANY. STEAM TO SYDNEY.-Tho YARRA TAKRA, WEDNESDAY, May 25, at 10 a.m. TO ROCKHAMPTON DIRECT. - The CLARENCE, WEDNESDAY, May 25, nt 10 p.m. No advauco in rales. TO IPSWICH Tho IPSWICH, This Day, MONDAY, ~i,Uy 23, at IO a.m. No Steamer on T...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BV ELECrlíIC TKLIXHUPU.] AKHIVALS. May 20.-AViiudringluiin, Hamburgh, ship, from the Downs ; Alert, barque, from port uii kno»»-n ; Lion, barque, from Brisbane. May 21.-C. F.'Lessing, brig, from .la»-a ; Telegraph, steamer, from Brisbane ; ^Phcebe, steamer, from Nelson. Di:rAiiTvnr.. May 20.-Urara, steamer, for Grafton.
CORRESPONDENCE. MR. GROOM AND THE LUTHERAN MISSIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
CORRESPONDENCE. MR. GROOM AND THE LUTHERAN MISSIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. &nbsp; SIR, - When your issue of the 18th instant &nbsp; came to hand, I saw, looking over the business of the Legislative Assembly, the heading "Too &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; woomba Lutheran Church" and as I &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; take a great interest in the welfare of that church, I of course read the whole of it. &nbsp; Allow me, Sir, through the medium of your journal, to correct the errors contained in the address of the honorable member for Toowoomba (Mr. Groom), as given by your journal. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Groom states falsely that Mr Angar, &nbsp; on representation, some time back, made to the &nbsp; &nbsp; head of the Lutheran Church at Hamburgh, was &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; sent as clergyman for Toowoomba and itinerant for the distsrict for it was to me that Mr. Angar ...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, MAY 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 23 May 1864
CENTRAL POLTCE COURT. SATURDAY, MAY 21. &nbsp; BEFORE the Police Magistrate. &nbsp; DRUNKARDS.—William Sharpe was fined 10s. &nbsp; for being drunk ; and Elizabeth Connelly, &nbsp; charged with the same offence, was discharged. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DISORDERLY CONDUCT.—Joseph Bragg, James Slocombe, and Edward Pashen, were brought &nbsp; &nbsp; up charged with assaulting the police while in the execution of their duty, and were remanded until this day. BREACHES OF THE TOWN'S POLICE ACT.— &nbsp; &nbsp; Thomas Peaseley pleaded guilty to a charge of &nbsp; furious riding, and was fined £2. Thomas &nbsp; &nbsp; Hoskins was charged with driving a common cart at a faster pace than a walk. He pleaded guilty, and was fined 5s. and 2s. 6d. costs. DETENTION OF PROPERTY.—Edward England &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nb...
THE QUEER'S ENGLISH IN QUEENSLAND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
THE QUEER'S ENGLISH IN QUEENSLAND. TO THE EDITOR Ol' THE MtlSllAXE COUUlIilt. Sin,-I havo observed willi satisfaction an improved uso of lho word parly and partiel sineo my loiter in your paper concerning Air. Macalislor's opinion on the interpretation of tho cotton regulations. I do not holievo 0¿s im- provement connia propter tho tiforosnid letter, but L tun stili-flcd that it has como post. Allow mo now* lo suggest that it would bo well if ¡mslhac, tho Queensland Legislature, woro lo avoid tho much abused party and par- ties, and confino themselves lo tho word person, nudillo coustruelioii Ihoreofiiu tho proposed bill, providing for lho Registra! ion of Trado Mnrks. It may bo absurd of mo to oxpress a hopo that, the present Alinislry will express themselves in a language "lo bobo uiidorstiinded of tho people," but 1 do I rusl that thoy* will discoiui loiiaiico such heresies as aro avoided hy mon uko Mill, Landor, Do Quincy, See., mid that henceforth yvo shall avoid in our nols su...
THE PASTORAL ASSESSMENT BILL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
THE PASTORAL ASSESSMENT PILL. TO TUE EDITOR OF TUB BIlIäUlNE OcTtUER. Sut,-Having loiontly leluinod fioin tlio AVnnego distnct whtio I havo boon fuming a new station, I beg to tall youl attention and that ol tho government to ii Itw of the obslatlts au I difficulties with winch tho pioneoi squliter has to tontend and some of which it would bo lho wisest policy of a hbcial government to removo out of his way 1st J ho pioneei is- not a monicd man, and gcuciidlj works on bono«td cipital, for which he pays an exhoihilant interest-sometimes us much as 15 pei cent Yet ho is obliged to pay ten shillings pei squnio mile foi all tho countiy* he intends to occupy befoio he goes out and ii ho happens lo select ti piece that has been sin y eyed lit is further obh0ed to pay six shillings per squnio milo foi thu suivey within foin months aftet such survey has boen published in the Goiernm ni Gazelle And this oxuction, unhko tho first nnmed, extends to tho impone trihlo scrubs, which me ficqutnlly...
THE DESIGNS FOR THE NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
THE DESIGNS FOR THE NEW PAR- LIAMENT HOUSES. TO TUE EDITOB OF TUE BRISBANE COURIUB. Sin,-In consoquonco of tho ob«ei valions made by (ho Honoriblo lho Speaker ot (ho Logislalno Assembly, when Ali Biookcs pie «ontod the petition fiom the Aiehitocts of Bus banc, touching lho decision ni in ed at by tho Paihamontaiy Buddings Commission, I hnyo been loqucstod to oflei y ou somo explanations as to the leal nalino and pmpoitof Hint poll tion I hin o no doubt that at tho close ol this lelloi you Sit, will admit thal not only weio the nccusutioiis mndo by tho Spcokoi unfounded, but that tho most important of tho st itemtnts in lho petition is in fact confiimtd by tho rtport of the Commission itself If lou will îefei lo lho petition you will find that tho puncipal ni|iistico complained of is (hat the Commission ni awarding tho premiums did nifact set aside then own conditions J his it is alleged was done in lespeel of two points cost nnd arinngcuitnt A. on mo nw m o of tho emphatic mnniiti i...
COMMERCIAL. COURIER Office, Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
COMMERCIAL. COURIER Office, Monday Evening. ;; ' TO-MORROW, being tho birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, will be observed as a holi- day at the various government offices, the banking establishments, and also at the different . ^ places of business in the eily. The following is a return of the "locks in bond for the week ending May 19 :-Brandy, 7251 gallons ¡ rum, 12,520 gallons ¡ whisky,' 12,420 , gallons ; goucwi, 3312 gullong ¡ gin, 2291 gal- lons ¡ liqueurs, OGG gallons ; perfumed spirits, 115 gallons ¡ spirits of wine, 39 gallons ¡ wine, 18,112 gallonsj tobacco, 33,110 lbs. j opium, 69 lbs. ; cigars, 1211 lbs. ¡ snuff, 171 lbs. ¡ ten, 12G0 lbs. ¡ collie and chicory, nil ; sugar, raw, 16 tons 11 owl. j ditto, refined, nil.
LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
LONDON AVOOL SALES. Sale by Messrs. T. Suuthey und Son, Thurs dav, 3rd Mai ch - Ex Medway and Jason (Queensland) : GRE over Darling Downs, 6 at ¿"id, 2 at 26id, 12 at 26d, 10 at 23\d, 4 ut 2ód, 4 at 19d. Ex City of Madras : El! oier Moreton Buy, 1 at 20id -, ST o\er Leichhardt, 7 at 18Jd. Snlo by Messis Jacomb, Son, and Co., on i Friday, 4th March. . , Ex Transatlantic: CPL, S at 21 id,' 14 at . , 24d¡ Rojds, lOat 25d, lul21-id, 3 at 21d, l8 at 23d ¡ OS.C oier Blithcdulc, 13 at 2Gid ¡ A&S, 2at21d,lat IGJd-, MT over diamond, 1 at ,, 24d¡ Mil oi er diamond, 1 at 22id, 1 at 9d ¡ Princhester, 2 ut 27id. Ex Ocean Chief: Mt&Ly AVeranga, 10 at 27d, 2 at 26id, 1 at 28id ¡ Hx'll o^er Bar-Bar, 8 ut , 28Jd. 2 at 27d, 2 at 23id ; II over Bar-Bar, 9 nt 27id, 3 at 20d j JS oier K, 2 at 15J j SS over Mt Abundance, 31 at 21 id, 5 at 21d, 9 at 20Jd, 4 at 20d, lut Cid. ' Ex Medway: RKN, It at 20Jd> 1 at 20d¡ H over Barooiida, 8 at 22Jd; T over Ti', 1 at '' ' 7id; San over Gordon Do...
THE ELECTORAL BILL OF 1864. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
THE ELECTORAL PILL OF 18G1. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. SIR,-The present timo exemplifies tho fact beyond dispute that a government without an opposition of nearly equal strength lo oppose it is absolute, and any country so unfortunate as to havo a Parliament so constituted is in an un- healthy condition, for tho poor, who represent tho mass of the population, aro sure to sutler, lu the sessions of 1862 the opposition was suf- ficiently strong to keop the government in check. Then wo wero informed by tho Governor's address, which wo aro led to supposo indicates the ministers' policy, that it was necessary to defer thUquestion of electoral reform until a fresh census was taken-the obj'ect being to define the position of the population to guide the govern- ment in preparing a bill, clearly showing that Sopulation was to be the basis of representation, 'ow for tho want of an opposition strong enough to keep the government from doing nu act of injustico to tho people, tho gov...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. MONDAY, MAY 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
METEOROLOOICAL OBSERVATIONS. MOXDAT, MAT 23. BRISBASE.-9 a.m;: Barometer (corrected), 30-317; thermometer (shade), 59 0 ; ditto (dry bulb),59-0; ditto(wetbulb),52-8 ; forcoof wind, 1 ; direction, S. AV. ; extent of cloud, 4 ; weather, fine, cirro cumulus clouds. Rain full during last 24 hours, 0051. 3 p.m. : Barometer (corrected), 30 210; thermometer (shade),G7'2 ; ditto (dry bulb), G70 ; ditto (wet bulb), 59 G ; force of wind, 2 j direction, E. ; extent of cloud, 4 ; weather, cloudy, dull, cumulo-strntus clouds. (l'er Jileclrh Telegraph.) AVisn AXDAVBITIIER.-9a.m.:Lytton, S.AA\, and íiuo ¡ Ipswich, S.V.., and fine ¡ Laidley, S. E., und Hue; Toowoomha, S., and lino; Drayton, E. by S. and fine ; AViinvick, E., and cloudy ; Dalby, S.E., and fine. Si'DXEY.- 9 a. in. : Barometer (corrected), 30-437; thermometer (shade), 57'0; ditto (dry bulb). 53-3 ; ditto (wet bulb), 52-8 ; force o'f wind, 1 ; direction, N.N.E. ¡ extent of cloud, 10; weather, raining ; rain full during last 21 hours, 0...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAM.] ABIUVAL3. May 21.-Ellen, schooner, from Twofold Bay. May 22.-Alice Cameron, barque, from Auck- land ; Gazelle, French war schooner, from New Caledonia) Agnes Irving, steamer, from Grafton; Grafton, steamer, from the M'Leay River ¡ Buonaparte, schooner, from AVanganui. DEPARTURES. May 21.-AVavc of Life, schooner, for Port Denison ; Nation's Hope for Batavia ; City of Melbourno (s s.) for Melbourne. , May 22.-Madras, P. and O. Co's. (s.a.) for , Galle, via Melbourne.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
SHIP MAILS The mails per the Clarence, for Rockhamp- ton and Port Denison,' will bo made up and closed at the General Post-otlicc, to-morrow ' (Wednesday), as under: , For registered letters, at 5 p.m. ; and for all other letters and newspapers, at,S p.m. The mails per the \arra Yarra, s., for Now South AA'ales, Victoria, Sonth Australia, and Tasmania, will be made up and closed at the iGcneral Post-office, as under : For regislored letters, at 1 p.m. to-day ; for ordiuary letters, al 8'30 a.m. to-morrow ¡ and fur newspapers, at 7 a.m. The late fee mail for Sydney and Melbourne 'only will close at 9 a.m."to-morrow.
LIEUT. SAX[?]Y AND THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 24 May 1864
LIEUT. SAXJY AND THE WEATHER. 'Im follow in, lottei which was i-econll) pub hslud in the Milbouino ii /us, wo uro BUIO will be lntcieslmg-o oui leudéis - lolho Pditoi of Hie An/ia "Su-I t ko tho Illicit) of tioublnig you upon lho sidjttt of weiiiliti J ho lato floods nt Altlbouint and those of liismuniu and lauous platts fogfhci with the scuou« ulmospheuo dislmbmi s oxpeiicmed in Dtteuibei last at the pit ijcpeiiodat windi Thud nine months putiousll picdutid special daniel bute di awn attention to ni) narnu ni a innniiti windi cetina to ustifv ni) si)ing a ft tv words in tour indi IT reid paper if ton will permit nie Hi et thanking ton for tho kind mention of my sue I 3 A: ou Till piobabl) hntc seen that such hitji tides mid hint % udes wore not pecuhni lo Australia it Hit period icftired to Til somo pmls hotutci no «nth ¡,nlts pitt ulled but (as at (he Cape of Good Hope) singnlaily and tin usuulh quiet thick un«ty closo weither A coiiesponilenl at Algou HID informs mt that theietlt...