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QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 2ND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 July 1861
QUEENSLAND f^UAIBEHtl 31 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 3 j Tuesday, July 2nd. ; TrtE SrEXAER took tho chair at a quarter past S o'clock, and'oiVohod tko' proceedings with prayer. ;' MB. JUSTICE LUTWYCHE. Tho ATTORNEY-GENERAL laid on tho tuhle a copy of a letter from Mr. Justice Lut wychc, and moved that it bo printed. .Carried. TB AMWAY COMPANY. Mr. COXEN presented a ' petition from Messrs. H.,Buckloy,and AV; Coote,' represent- ing the existence of the Moreton Bay Tram- way Company, and praying leave to ihW cluce a bill for its incorporation. Tho usual rule ,of? laying, copies of --tho''Government Gazette and other papers on tho table of tho house, signifying tho .Intention of tho-com- pany to apply,: tor'.an ;acfc bf incorporation having hoou observed, the -petition was road and received, , ij-.r-.-: >¦; ; CUSTODY Ol? PARLIAMENTARY ,. i ." : : "' RECORrS. . ; ? . ? iMr. FERRETT, without notice, asked the hon. the Speaker, who was, timekeeper of nirliamentavy rccord's.'includirig'tho evi...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 July 1861
Steam to Sydney. 'T fl HE TELEGRAPH from ir iikrv i ' fie- A. S. N.'¦ On.'sNew ?«3syMM^Whnrf>0n TUESDAY NEXT jp- Steerage Fares Reduced to'jfiS. '?¦;? F ''V;' .:GEO." D. \VEBB, ¦ ?;.'¦ ;,[ ; " ¦. '?; Agent. Wharf, ,17th June. -- :, . : ¦. ¦:?¦¦¦: £100 REWAKD. TXTE, the undersigned, hereby ofter a Reward VV' of One: Hundred Pounds to any person who nay giro suoli information ns will convict snv party.or parties of having; stolen any horses or'cattlo'be.longing to us from oither bf tho under- mentioned runs, or elsewhere. , ' \ '? ,:A.WEINHOLTrMaryvaIei''..!' ;' ,¦;' , G. & W: DAVIDSON, 'On'nmhjf'Downs.' ? MARSHALL & DEUCHAR,' Glengallon. ¦ J. Vf: BUCKLAND, Rosenthal.',-' ' "' .'¦'.-; ; ^NOTICE.' ^ ¦ ,/ ^ ' ' £10 rI^ARD. :;,/:::":!.' STOLEN'5 or STRAYED from Mogan, Weir Uiver, near Oalandoon, 'Darling DownB Dis- tant, ii Hay HORSE,.'branded HM near shoulder, niid saddle marlced'on near side. -Tho above ro- bard Sill Be-'paid;1 if'stolen, on conviction, and £5 if str...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 July 1861
DIED &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 27th ult., at Ginahgullah, near Sydney, the &nbsp; residence of her son (John Fairfax Esq. of "Sydney Morning Herald"), Mrs. Elizabeth Fairfax aged 83 years, grandmother of Mr. W. Fairfax, of Brisbane.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY: WEDNESDAY (THIS DAY). GENERAL BUSINESS—NOTICES OF MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY; Wednesday (This Day). &nbsp; GENERAL BUSINESS - NOTICES OF MOTION. Mr. Coxen to move for leave to introduce a Bill to authorise the making of the Moreton Bay Tram- way, and to Incorporate the Moreton Bay Tramway Company. GENERAL BUSINESS ORDERS OF THE DAY. Consideration in committee of Legislative Coun- cil's resolutions relative to the constitution of the Legislative Council. &nbsp; Impounding Act Amendment Bill: To be consi- dered in committee. Consideration in committee of address for funds for Mounted Patrol in Maranoa district. Medical Bill: To be considered in committee. GOVERNMENT BUSINESS - ORDERS OF THE DAY. Masters' and Servants' Bill : Second reading. Supreme Court Constitution Amendment Bill : To be considered in committee. Consideration in committee of Draft Regulations for Commonage. Supply : Resumption of committee. QUESTION. Arr. R. CRIBB to ask the honorable the Colonial Secretary, "If there has been any road surveyed through th...
THE BALL-ROOM ALPHABET. A SOUVENIR OF THE BIRTH DAY BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
THE BALL-ROOM ALPHABET. A SOUVENIR Ol? TUE Wirril, BAY BALL. A was an Angel just turned seventeen, B was the Ball where first she was seen ; ' ,0 was the Chaperon so absurdly severe, 1) was the Dance willi that dear Volunteer; B was her-Eye which shone vividly black, ' F was the Pan Fred would not give bnck; G was the (Hove made of exquisite kid, H wns the Hand lt so spitefully hid ; I was tho Ice which thc dancers demanded, J was the Juvenile who hastened to hand it; K was the 'Kerchief, a ' chef d'oeuvre' of art, L was the Lace that composed its chief part; M was the old Maid who looked at the dances, N wns the Nose she turned up at the glances; O was the Olgi, not now in its prime, P was (lie Party who would not keep time; Q the Quadrilles?I don't mean tho Lancers, lt tho Remarks that were made by the dancers; S wns the Supper they went to in pairs, V was the Twaddle they talked on the stairs; U was tho Uncle who wished to he going, V was the Voice that his niece answered " No" i...
[PER ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] IPSWICH, Wednesday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
[Per Electric Telegraph.] Ipswich, Wednesday, 5 p.m. Mrs. Hickey remained insensible till half past one o'clock ' this morning, and then died. An inquiry into the cause of death was held this afternoon before Col. Gray, ns Police Magistrate, at tho Clarendon Hotel, and Dr. Rowlands gave an opinion that the cause of death was a severe injury in the bend. Mr. Hickey, for whom general sym- pathy is evinced, gave evidence at the inquest, but was evidently suffering greatly from the injuries received, as well as from his severe ond untoward bereavement, The servant and child are also still suffering from the effects of this most disastrous accident. &nbsp;
PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY (THIS DAY). ORDERS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS. \ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. jj Tiiursuay (Tins Dav). -. oiuiKits or mu tu v. Revenue mid Audit Hill: Second reading. ' Immigration Regulations: Message and Resolu- tions of tho Legislative Assoinbly to be considered in Committee Parliamentary Library: Message nnd Resolu- tions of the Legislative Assoinbly to bo considered ia Committee. Draft on Hankers Bill: Third reading. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 'I'limtsD.VY (Thu Day). COVEItSMBST 2USINKSS?011DEK 0V TUB DAY. . Supreme Court Constitution Amendment Bill Imported: Adoption of Report. ISiisincH under Discussion, nnd Business not dis- posed ol' at the time of the Adjournment for wont of n Quorum, on tlie 3rd instant. OUVIilUailiST UUSJXESS?OllDEIiS OK TUB DAY. Masters' and Servants' Hill: Seeoml reading. Supply: Resumption of committee. Consideration in committee of Draft Regulations for Conimoiiage. nUN'KIIAt. BUSlKKSS?ORDKHS OK THE DAY. Medical Hill: Second reading. Consideration in committee ol' address for funds for...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
TO COKUESPONDENTS.' 'Nb SiiAvb tj Government."?Whatever may be the course we think proper to pursue with re- gard to the government of thi3 colony, we cer- tainly do not intend to make our columns the vehicle for meaningless ubuse mid absurd 'declamation ; 'mid we therefore refuse positively to insert the letter left at our ollice yesterduy under the above signature, anl&ie published ns 'un ndvortisement, with thc real name of the author attached. li A Ratepayer.?Your letter bears such evident marks of interested advocacy, that we iinst decline to insert ib in its present shape. We nihill, however, ho ready to give insertion to nny letter which deals with the actual state- ments made in tue communication to which your epistle has reference.
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
JLocnl IntcSligeincc. National Sohool Examination. ? Tho half-yearly examination of tho pupils at tho National School commenced yesterday, and will bo concluded' to-day. Wo dofer, until the termination of thc examination, any ac- count of the proceedings. BuisiiASi-: Poulthy Oi.un.?Tho first ex- hibition of poultry, under the auspices of tho club, will commence to day at noon, in tho Immigration Barracks. As tho objects of the club aro designed to achievo the improve- ment of poultry in symmetrical as well as economic sense, we ndviso our renders of both soxos to drop in at tho exhibition. Tho ad- mission monoy they will never miss, while tho ohnneo of gaining useful knowledge, or assisting mid stimulating others to its acquire- ment, will bo a histing reward. If furthor inducement was neeossary, wo should beg our readers to romemher all tho diminutive eggs and uiidisseetablo and indigestible fowls they have had placed before them, and think whether a shilling Would not be well spen...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE COttNCIL. Wkdnksday, July 3. The Pbesidest took thc chair at 10 minutes past 3 o'cloek; and opened the -''proceedings with prayer. ' ''"' j NATIONAL BOARD OF EDUCATION. Mr. YALDWYN said that on tho last oc- casion of their meeting he gave notice of the following motion:?"That a, Committee be appointed to enquire into tho working of the National Hoard of Education, consisting of five members'! with power to cull for persona and papers, and leave to sit during any., ad- journment, and to report to tho whole house." But since then ho found that' tim house of Assembly had appointcd.a committee to en- quire into the whole subject, nnd as by this moans all tho useful purposes contemplated by his motion might be effectually served, ho begged leave, with thc permission of the house, to withdraw that motion for tho pro sent from tho business paper. Leavo was accordingly granted. ALIENS BILL. ¦ On thc motion pf Dr.-HOBBS' thc house resolved itself into a. committee of tho whole fo...
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
Stripping Intelligence. Sruyuais rot Ikwich.?Leaving the A.S.N. &lt;Jo.'8 wihr.rf?the Brisbane, this morning, at 7 o'clock; Uhr- Ipswich, to-morrow morning, at 8 o'clock. The Uncle Tom, schooner, 1G0 tons, from Rock fhampton, with a small carjro and one cabin passen- ger, arrived in the Bay on Tuesday, and passed up ithe river yesterday. The Uncle Tom sai'ied from .Rockhampton on the 25th June. On the vojw.ge to ^Rockhampton spoke the Alliance, scbocwer, off 'L-idy Elliott's Island, on the 14th June. The Yarra Yarra, steamer, crossed the bar about 6 o'clock yesterday morning. :.~. Tub AuiANCB.?It is gratifying to leam that the . .Uncle. Tom spoke the abovo schooner nineteen :.d»ys ago j tor although that time would in itself be long for a voyage, lt still reduces- the actual time she hu* been missing fully one half, and affords hope of her safety, lt also gives information ; which will be useful in a search should she not ¦ nguiu bo heard of in a reasonable time. . ' Tnt: Vo...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
Ctoniutercinl IntellJjtemce. ala. C.'Tbdntujj sold, yesterday,'ut'thc Temperance Motel, a quantity ol' furniture, produce,"&c. There was n good attendance,-'and fair prices realised." ¦'¦'-'.' Mr:lt. Davidson sold, yesterday, afc his rooms, George-street, n quantity of furniture, books, ainj sundries. The sale was well attended, and lair ; prices obtained j an Encyclopedia sold ut £5. ' The following is a Hcturn of the Customs lte ;? venue, and thu articles from which derived'for the quarter ending 3'Jlh June, 1861:? IBmndy. 3338'gallons .£ 1069 6 3 «in ¦ 2674 ,; . . 1337 2 6 . Xiiimers, Cordials,' ur Strong Waters ' ' '" ,3gallons.'.. ... . .... ... 1113 ¦"'Whiskey"636 gallons ... ... 2-22 17 4 Hum 7397 » ... ... 2558 ia 0 Perfumed Spirits; 35 gallons ... la II 10 All other Sj/irlts, 201 gallons , ... 70 10 o : Wilie/ 6410'gullons ... ¦:'...- 511 0 5 Ale, Porter, and Beer (in woad-) u,-.. :18,82G gallons .¦ ... .78 8 10 .»Ale, Porter, und Beer (iii bottles) ,,, 8774 gallons...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
WANTED a competent COOK for the Metro pnlitan Hotel, Kd«'urd-.it,reet. Apply at once to the Proprietor, JAM KS MOONBY. WANTED a PAllt SAWYERS to Cut about 10,000 feet of Pioo ia town.?G. E. WHITE, Albert-stroot. rjTANTED a BULLOCK pRIVEK. Liberal TT wages given to one who understands his work. Apply to CHAULES TRUNDLE, Auctioneer. WANTED TWO MUN, to work in a quarry, and live in the houso with DAVID DAY, Temperance H. tel. WANTED Two Feruoiom D>GS; blood- hounds preferred. Apply at the Couiubh Office. \\! ANTED: a, Young Man as LIGHT >V POUTER?must he able to gro»m and ride a horfe. Apply at J. W. BUXTON'S Stationery Stores. WANTED a FEMALE COOK who thorough- ly understands hor business, whore a man servant is kept. Apply at tho Prince of Wales Hotel. tl/'ANTED- a Strong Active BOY to make Vi himself gonerally useful.?Apply to Mr. GALLOWAY, ut his residence, Kangaroo Pint. \,\,r ANTED a Woman who understands PL-AIM TV CHOKING; also, a Girl us HOUSE- MAID. Apply to Mrs. D. F. R...
IPSWICH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) TUESDAY, JULY 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
IPSWICH. (FitOM OUB OWN, COIlMiSPONDEKT.) Tuesday, July 2. The government intend to ask the Legisla ;uro for a sum tn proviso-uniforms for all the Volunteers. Of the Now Infantry Corps formed here all the members calcnlatcd from the first on having to provide their own uni- form ; but they aro not disposed to raise any obstruction to tho liberality of Parliament in this matter; and I think it is in contem- plation to subscribe a sum equal to the amount placed nt tho disposal of the govern- ment for the uniform of this corps,_ and devote it to tho purchase of some prize to be contended for by the members. Some ure in favor of a piece of plato or au orna- mental?I mean nu ornamented rifle. Others suggest the propriety of a champion belt being provided and shot for annually, the heit to pass into tho possession of the suc- cessful marksman. There are objections to each of these .suggestions, but 1 conceive they might be obviated, and the object of thc second suggestion secured. Say tha...
PETTY DEBTS COURT.—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
PETTY DEBTS COURT.- Monday. Before the Police Magistrate and Messrs. Drury and Gibbon. Scott v. Stewart and Hemmant.- Mr. Garrick (Lilley and Garrick) applied on behalf of Messrs. Stewart and Hemmant for a new trial in this case, which it will be remembered was decided at the last sittings of the Court. In support of his application he read the affidavit of a Mrs. O'Neil, a shop- keeper in this town. The affidavit set forth that on the evening upon which the five pound as alleged by plaintiff was charged at Messrs. Stewart and Hemmant's, Mrs. Scott purchased certain articles at the shop of Mrs. O'Neil, and there changed a one pound note; that on the succeeding Monday she was visited by Mrs. Scott, who alleged that the note changed at the shop on the Saturday must have been a five pound note, as she (Mrs. Scott) had given away a five pound note for a one pound note by mistake some- where; that she (Mrs. O'Neil) denied that she had received a five pound note in mis- take, and that sub...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, July 3. - Tlio SPEAKEit took tho chair at a quarter past - three. ROAD THROUGH LOGAN DISTRICT. Mr. R. CRIBB askod, pursuant to notice, " If thoro has been any road surveyed through thc Logan district, towards the sonthurn boundary of tho colony ? If not, is it the in- tention of thc government to do it, aud when ?" ? Thc COLONIAL SECRETARY replied to the question, reading his reply from, a manu- script. Tho purport of Ute answer was, how- ever, quite inaudible Iii tho voporters' galloi-y, and no opportunity was afforded of obtaining a copy OT the manuscript. j MORISTON BAY TRAMWAY COMPANY, j Mr. COXEN moved for leave to bring in a hill to authorise the making of thc Moreton Bay Tramway, and to incorporate thc Moreton Bay Tramway Company. Mr. li. CRIBB seconded tho motion, which was put nnd passed. Tho bill was subsequently brought in, nnd read a first time. STANDING ORDERS COMMITTEE. Mr. LILLEY brought up a report from the Standing Orders Committee. ...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. Monday.?Buforo the Police Magistrate and Messrs. Drury and Gibbon. Jessie Ballon, found gilli ty df being drunk mid disorderly, was tined 10s., or, in'default, 21 liniirs' 'imprisonment.?John Anderson, charged with a similar offence, was dis- charged, having been in confinement over since Saturday.?Chas. Hill, confined upon suspicion of being of unsound mind, was re- manded for examination until next day.?W. Gray, for using indecent language, in Stanley street, was fined 20s., or, in default, 7 days' imprisonment.?D. Campbell, charged with using threatening language, was bound ovor in two sureties of £10 each to keep tho peace for throe months. Tuesday.?Before the Mayor and James Gibbon, Esq, Larceny. William Wilson Green was charged by William Parker with having felo- niously stolen a piece of honeysuckle wood, valued at 5s. Mr. Jones appeared for the prosecutor, and Mr. Garrick for the defendant. Parker was examined, and stated that he went down between the 8...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 July 1861
0 PENING of the KIDDERMINSTER CAR- PET anti FLOORCLOTH WAREHOUSE, Corner of Murkot and Pitt Btreets, Sydney, On TUESDAY, April 2nd. with an entire assortment of Urusseln, Tnposlrvi Pile, Kidderminster, und Victoiiii Volt Carpets. Heartlungs, from-. Cn to .'iOs, to mstcb carpets. Hair S^anirj, till widths; American Leathern, Cueuii Fibre Jlatu'iij,', Chin.i Matting, all iridtlm ; rioiircloths, fur hall and iituir passages; Door Mats, I'Viu^es, Brass Cornice Polos, Cedar ditto, Brass Stair Hods, till widths; nnd everything con- nected with the house furnishing. Mattrassos and Palliasses made to order. Carpets;mode,'and kid down at 3d pur yard, by a yqod hand, ON S A L E Nails, Ewbank's, wire, horse Composition, galvanised, wrought Iron, bar, rod, sheet Galvanised iron, corrugated ditto Sheet brass, brass and iron wiro Copper wire, galvanised iron wire JIuntz metal, boiler plate ? Iron blocks with brass sheaves Single and double wood blocks Tinplate, lc, Ix, lxx Kettle ears, grain tin,...