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Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before W. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M.) November 14. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Courts. POLICE COURT. (Before "IV. E. O. Hill, Eäq., P.M.) November l-l. I AI. Maunngan appeared to a summons I charging him with supplying intoxicating I liquor to .Pacific Islanders. Deíenl.ii-t pleaded guilty, and was ordered to pay the I eosts of court, ts 6d. November 15. Geo. Smith, charged with drunkenness, wa3 fined 20s, or 21 hours in the lock-up. Margaret Boylan, charged with using ob- scene . language. Pleaded guilty,- and was discharged with a caution. (Before Vf. R. O. Hill, Esq., P.M., aud K. A. Kingsford, Esq., J.P.) November IS. Porter v. Williams-Claim for wages, and Williams v. Porter-Deserting from liireJ service. Both cases were heard together. In the ease of Porter v. Williams, the Bench dismissed the case, and in that of Williams v. Porter, cancelled the agreement.
Our Neighbours. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] HERBERTON. November 14. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Our Neighbours.. (>E05I OCE COR2ESPOSCÍ?«.TS.] HEKBEKTOJS, ] " . . Novewibcr 14. Tuts has been the quietest wyek ejgiçrieneed iu Herberton, caused principal!}- by the absence "of several leading residents, who, taking advantage of cheap fares, have wended their way southward bent on holiday waking. The 1'riuce of Wales* llirthday was also remarkably dull, notwithstanding th.t . »>-.&lt;>. W.IU.W-. k.u t>«, &lt;-*».*: mo- mo on that day. i,ven this hail a very small attendance with ihe attractions of fine weather and the band. The latter duly pariided the streets previous to starting to the' picnic ground, and the progress made in time and execution is most creditable ; but, somehow, it is surprising tliat it fails to exebe any particular pleasure if the very meagre procession that accompanied it may be tuken as a test. Last year the Odd- fellows had a very enjoyable day without a baud. The procession consisted of U l Odd- fellows, and athletic sports were...
Victoria. MELBOURNE, NOVEMBER 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Victoria. MELBOURNE, XOVKMBE'K 13. -Y cncKct match was eouimenceu yesterday between tho English Eleven and eleven of Victoria. The English- men-" went first to the wickets, and had scored KiS for the loss of six wickets, when play was interrupted by heavy rain. \ . NOVEMBER VT. The match between the English team and the Victorian eleven was continued on Saturday, when the Englishmen finished their first innings for 202 runs. The weather ou both days was very unfavourable. NOVEMBER li). Thc cricket match between the Eng- lish team a;ul Victorian eleven was continued yesterday* and resulted in a victory for the Englishmen by IIS runs. Two fresh eases of sunall-pox have been reported, both in the locality of Collingwood. ' (From our Exchanges.) Legislative Assembly. Yesterday". Tfce GvfcMwa ' UM m*é M»* » third *imm, MMKÍ wil oratawl.te ;fco .transmitted io the LegwUtiv* iWiril. Th» Pww micr, lion. S. W. Qciäith. mttevd th: second rcadin>» of .tho Members' Ex- penses Bill, ijp said ...
New South Wales. SYDNEY, NOVEMBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Mew Scotti Vates. SYDNEY, NOVEMBER 16. Another ease of small-pox was re- ported this afternoon at Woolloo- mooloo,' within a few yards of the house where Mrs. Byrnes who was lately removed to the quarantine sta- tion was attacked. The patient, a publican named Baird, was immediately sent to tho quarantine station, together with ten other persona who were living at the hotel at thc time. NOVEHKER IS. The .A-S.N. Company announce that they are prepared to run steamers to Port Moresby, New Guinea, should any inducement often Three deaths alleged to h:¡ve been caused through attempts to procure abortions are reported. The cases are uiuîcr investigation. . NOVEMBER 10. ir.M.S. Undine has just returned from a cruise among the W est Pacific Islands, and reports that a white mau has been killed and eaten Uv tlie natives ot iona island ; and also. tiv.it a trader (if Port Stanley, named Joseph Booth, had^bcen murdered^ liv the natives of nuts from them. Two other "'men belonging to Booth's p...
Building Societies. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Buildiijic .Societies. AT -I recent meeting of thc Progress Associa- tion a discussion took place respecting taj advisability ot starting a UuiliHug ö icicty in Cairns, and met wit'i mneh approval from the members, it being generally expressed tbjit not only would it bc both profitable t > its uicuil-ors, but also of great ad vantage t-» the town. The suggestion, althjugh si he.:r*iiy coincided iu at the time, has u-.t tiuis*VLtouííbu CînioïT wo "í?,i¿"¿""«Lr*"¿¡Ur»£j j anions a cuiimnmity aixSn ita our .»wn. wheri* j many arc do-irous of building it' only they we: e provided with the means of so d -inc. To j those, thereiore, who are uninitiated iatT ! the wor'iiugs aud objecta of thrse socict'.e-, ! a short »ecount of them may be interesting. Hulloing societie.3 are established for the purpose o£ raising, by periodi-ail s\ibs,.Tii> tious, a fund to assist members in obtaia^g property, frooehold or le.isehold. They aro regulated by Act of Parliament, and tua»? aged by a commi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Special Column. APLIN, BKOWX AND CO., LlJUTEP, |P)ra¿yííi,]E. ri!U|E .lÀojre £o;wpâçy inteni running .a A " a 5t«uii&lt;ir between Townsvillo. 'Dnn ¿fnjss. Cardwell, Mourilyan Harbour. and .lolïnstoue Uiver. leavmii'Towusville every Ni linday, arriving at Cairns ou Wednesday aitor'uoon. ' ' ' V " ' .;" . 1'or Fares and Freights api>ly to 15URNS, PHILP and CO., . - - . ».ti»-... Xijents. TO INVESTORS, CAPITALISTS, AND SPECULATOKS. JO II ^ ¥ A A KA, Oovefument'and General Auctioneer, * VAEÜATOB and LAND AGENT. References-Ç. N. Bank. Cairns. Church of Pagian J. T>E\'. G. It. P. NOBBS will (D.V.) con J\i' 'ifuct Pivine Service* ..nt'll a.m. and 7.30 plia.." ii 'tfie' CKrcii.' Abbott-street. EiEV. E. J. LLOVD will (D.V.) eoudiict ; " 1)ÍÍJ¿ÍM Service ou Sunday next at af "ll a'.m. aud 7.30 ¡p.m. in the Church, Abbott-street.
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
AXSfTEBS TQ CQRRESI'OXDEXTS. A VON DAL K (Townsville).-The I:ind|you refer to is at least 3 mitas from Cairns "Post Office, ¿mi is not in the centre of the town. During the wet season the allotments you have purchased are submerged to a depth of from Cia to lSin._ lu reply to your question as to whether the hind was mis- represented by advertisement, we do not hesitate to say it was, most grossly. Aa to your remedy we should advise you to consult a solicitor. " '
Cable Massages. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) European News. LONDON, November 16. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Cable Massages. CïKOM Oin OW> COIÎKESI-OXDEXTS.) European Mears. LOXDO.V. XOVEMIJKK ll!. Jt is announced that Mr. iMiaw LcFevre lias been appointed l'ost uiaster-vîcneral. NOVEMBER IT. Tn tue House nf Commons, to-day, Mr. (¿ladstoue stated that provided fie was assured of the Franchise Bill pnss niiuly'tí«"i)arlcy with tho Lords on thc i] liest iou of a re-distribution of scats, or introduce a Dill into the Commons with that object, and push it through with all possible expedition. NOVKMBKU IS. Ail important meeting of the Con- servative party was held last night, after Jlr. GJiulstone's statement in the House of Commons, and a further meeting took place to-day, when it was decided to accept Mr. G ladstone's com- promise. The House of Lords passed the second reading of the Franchise Bill this afternoon, without division. The Conference for promoting Im- perial Federation resumed its sittings this afternoon, when several speeches were made by prominent advocates of the scheme, and...
IMPORTS. EX FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Consigned to H.&1L;.- li caa«« merchandise, 1 c I p.icka£e, 1 nest buckets, 1 case wire uiiiL.,. 1 do bede's. | ' Cutt*MnuDd. trt Bom«,VUUp nul Co,-JJTJ cnn i »yrnv». ' Consigned, to Wall, AlU-u^vu«l Co.- IV pAckut^v. Coiuitrnud tu WV I*.; Walk jr.-- drapery, 1 bait« dmptry. ? '? Miscoii«neottJ.-1 ca¿e provisions, 1 cost?, 2 parcels, 1 liruiu c soda, 1 box aaa pjekt^, 1 caso, ~ uoxe.% 1 trusi, J camed :*oj~, 1 da nundrít^, - du » Jiie.i, I roll btickj, 1 tin box, 1 case milk, £ do viu^^ur, J du juiiu, 1 do groceries, 1 package opium, 1 bundle Jovera. - Banu, Fliilp and Co., »^au Ex WKNTWOETH. Consigned to L. Severin.-it* pieced tim bor. I case I drapery. - - ^ j Consigned to WâU, Allon and Co.-3 ca.«e3 printing nwhinerj. ***?"**. *: * " " * " " - Cunaîjçnwd to Barns, Bbilp and Co.-3 code* taney goodá, I crate trunks, - biitl» ule-, ^5 ct-c> gva JVU, lu do do. 1 Consigned to W. D. Hobdon.-10 case* juan. I |MÍ¿ceÜaneoiis.-10 bulej aupar lui;.-», 1 do twinu, 1 cu--»«) nantir...
Our Brisbane Letter. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Our Brisbane Letter. (VK03I OCX ,OW>- QOERESI«ONEENT.| I AM glad ,to be »Ue to say .l-hat the Jj-jgpd Bill hiis at last passed.thromrh ;th*i Legisla- tive Assembly. The ^Ministerial uiajor^tv, .though they sometimes expressed" t,heir opinions about \t iu speaking, always voted .as they were bid, aud there was consequently no ilse in prolonging debates which could lead to no result. After passing through committee, however, it was re-coinmitted," .and two important amendments inserted. &lt;3nc of these pruyidps that the Aejt shall not come into force until t he 1st .of March nest, and the other so far restores selection before purvey, that lands which .are now open for select ion may be selected betöre survey for two years from the date of the Act coming Jn^d force. The Minister for jpands hail ap- parently discovered that.tte to.ta¿ abolition 'of selection before survey meant ¿he stoppage of settlement for a considerable ;tiuie after /he passage of the Act, as the Survey ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
REMEMBER-..NO: Xiv WS LIKE - GOOD-XE WS. REMEMBER -NO NEWS LIKE GOOD NEWS, . REMEMBER - NO NEWS JJKK GOOD NEWS. BEMEMBEB-THIS IS A CRVSUEli. liEMEMBER -BUT TIJIS IS À CRUSHER. Beructnber--Within three-quarters of a mile of the Queensland National Hank. Remembers-Within three-qmirters of a mile of the Queensland National Bank, "REMEMBER-AMONGST BEAU- TIFUL YLLLÀ JiESiUENCES, Amongst Beautiful Villa Résidences. Eemtrabiir-Half a minute's walk from the CROSSING LN&lt;V CREEK. REMEMBER - CROSSING JA L.Y CREÜK. It^IEilBElt-'f IHM IS >"0 1TÜXXY STORV BEMEMBER-TiriS IS NO t'UXXY STORY, Jiemeinber-But the r ENTIRE TRUTH, 33 »PUB TO CHOSE FÉQ5Í, J 1 U3 SPLENDID ALLOTMENTS TO CHOSE EKOil. Being Subdivision ; to 'M, Allotments 1 and li, Scutiou :J3, Reaieiaber-Every Allotment has a large frontage und I ig depth. Remember-E?ery Allotment luis a large frontage and big depth, Remember-Bankers, Storekeepers, TiVine - «nd ? Spirit Merchants, Speculators, . Clergy, Clerks, and men who act...
The Aborigines Mystery. MAGISTERIAL ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
The Aborigines Mystery. MAGISTERIAL ENQUIRY We are indebted to the HERBERTON ADVER- TISER of the 15th inst. for the following re port of the magisterial enquiry into the &nbsp; &nbsp; above mystery :- A magisterial enquiry touching the cause of death of certain aboriginals near Irvine- bank, on or about the 18th October, was commenced at Irvinebank eu the 23rd October. George William Seaman deposed that he &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; was a clerk in the same employ of John Moffatt and Co., at Irvinebank. On Wednesday,the &nbsp; &nbsp; 15th October, he saw black troopers riding &nbsp; about and the blacks staying in the camp &nbsp; scattered in all directions, He went down to the township, and on the allotment near bethel's saw a blackfellow known as Spoo- pendyke handcuffed and, with his feet tied together, fastened to a fence. Spoopendyke was swearing out loud. There was a black &nbsp; trooper in charge of him....
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Local ítems. The Customs Keveuue collections tor the first fortnight of this month, from the 1st to the 15th, amouuted to jC42t5 ICa 5d. Among the passengers for the South hy the Warrego on Saturday last, were Mr. and Mrs. Swallow, Miss Swallow, Miss Elwortby, and Mr.'J. Swallow.. . We observe that the legal profession in Cairns hag ^received an addition in thc person ]of Mr.C. J. Ulakeuey. who arrivedlast Thurs- day, and intends establishing himself here in the practice of tho law. We would draw attentien to the sale of land to take place on Saturday next, when Mr. Macnamara will offer, under ihe hammer, 33 suburban allotments situated ou Lily ] 'Creok..._ Tbe wjjnther for the past week has been cloudy and showery, the total rainfall being (0.19in, distributed as follows ^November l;jth, 0.05in; 11th, O.ilOin ; 15th, 0.07m; 17th. OXUin; 18th, 0.0:Un. -The prevailing wind has been from the S.E. The teachers at the Church of England Sunday School are making arrangements to hold a pic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. HIS IjOriOSUIr'TJrbllUl* OIAI.H.-.. will Preach in above Church ou SUNDA!" NEXT. I:i the Afternoon there will be a Children's Service, after which His Lordship will distribute the Sunday School Prizes. On. TUESDAY EVENTS G, the 2-it.h there will be a Confirmation Service at 7.3!) p.*m. ' . . " - . On WEDNESDAY EVENING, at S o'clock, there will be an Impromptu Concert and Conversazione in tho State School. Idr. John Macnamara, agent for Bnmsmcad and Co., with his wonted liberality, has kindly given the use of one of that firm's upright Grand Pianos for the evening's entertain- ment. CAIRNS DISTRICT HOSPITAL. A Public Ball, In aid of the Funds of the above Institu- tion will be held in the New Divisional Hall on TUESDAY, the 9th DECEMBER NEXT. Tickets 21s each, to admit Lidy and Gen- tleman, inay be obtained from the uudcr signed or any member or the committee. J. H. MACNÍSH, Secretary." NOTICE. ANY person found cutting or removing timber fro:u Selection No. -107, I...
The Cairns Post. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
_ « » » I THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 188-4. TUE question of the separation of North and South Queensland which has for so many years engaged the attention of the thoughtful and far- seeing residents of the Northern por- tion of this colony is at last emerging from, thc theoretic and. speculative 'l'form 5n~tht" 8hape^of flio wîdê-i^rraS and combined action which is at present to bc seen manifesting itself throughout thc North, and which is au unmistak- able sign of the steady and silent growth that has been going forward since the fir.-'t seed was »own by the agitation of some fourteen" years ago. All important and radical changes, especially in the relations of a people to their established government, are of I slow- development if they are to prove successful and are really required for thc benefit uf tho whole community. The reason of this slow growth is exemplified in the present agitation for separation. When the question was first mooted it was felt that a section only of the Nort...
Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our correspondents.] (To the Editor of the CAIRNS POST.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Correspondence. J f We tl» not hold ourselves responsible for Ithe opinions of our correspondents.] j (To the Edtforof the GATUN'S Po Tr.) SIE,-Can you infirm mo bow it is the road from Freshwater ,to th» Carron Uiver runs: for a distance of oyej' ¥ chains in a contrary ! direction to tjie .(lestimition ? Thc proper direetim for the ro:.d to have been made was from the north-west corner of J. Kipling's selection in a direct line to the feace of Meston's homestead selection, whereas the present road turns south while your destina- tion is west. The .roud as now laid out i? completely useless for teamsters, while it may be more convenient for Heston's home- stead.; yet I think the engineer when entrusted to survey r.oads should lay them off to the best ayajjabje convenience for the whole ;dis:vict. A.t .the time the road wa» first cleared ¿he engineer stated as his reason for .taking it by the present route' tliat it was the best tack owing to the lay ol the land. If this is Mr. Gardi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
Births. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; GORDON.-November 14, at Goldsborough, the wife of William Gordon, of a daughter. HALKJAR.-November 19, at her residence, &nbsp; Aplin-street, the wife of F. C. Halkjar, of a daughter. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
LATEST BY WIRE. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Queensland. BRISBANE, NOVEMBER 19. PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Post — 20 November 1884
LATEST BY WIRE. [FBOM OUE OWN COKHESPONDEST.] -QiMsastand. - BRIS BAN E. NOVKMBEK 19. PARLIAMENTARY. Legislative Council. Yesterday.-lt was resolved to make friday an addi- tional sitting-day... The. Brands Act Amendment Bill passed through Com- mittee.' The Hon. C. S. Mein. Post- master-General,", in a lengthy, speech Lroovçd the second reading of the Land Hjll,"' th'e^debate' upon which was still proceeding when the House iidjourncd. . ' Legislative Assembly. 'Yesterday. /The Loan Estimates' were laid upon thc tablé, ¡ind amount to a total of £9.9Sq,ô6q, în wtnéX'oecur the follow- ing , items : - Immigration, £"5O,Q0Q ; Hallways - Southern and "\Vcster.n, £3,140^000, which includes an exten- sion for 120 miles west, from Charle- ville £300,000 ; Stanthorpe to thc border £S2,000 ; Ipswich to .Warwick £500,OCÛ : ami AVa.rwick towards St, George £25t),y00. ' "?y'ide Bay and Bur-j nett District' '&S&ià)0, ' including I linos from ""Maryborough, po Gayndah j £230,00&...