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THE BALLASTING GROUND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
THE BALLASTING GROUND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. SIB,- is miiatei of a vessel i Kiting tins port I be" leave to eira« your attention to tho voxa lions délais ctpeitenced by vessels bel o from the want of auommodnhon for ballasting On Satin day, (ho 21st instant, I was realv to toko in ballast, but as tho hiigtinlino William hauled into tho only ballast gtotind on the Finlay evening and the Miss lulniiinscgg was entitled to luke tho nc\t turn, 1 shnll bo unable to get u sm0lo (on of s(ono before Safin day next, thus causing mo to lose fno eleni woikuig days which is a lient t loss to the ship I speak principally from my own cxpeiteneo, and horn obsen lihou I nm sut o that othei vessels must havo mot with similnr delays I havo no doubt but that tho ono ballast quarry would bo suffi clent for the present wants of tho poit wero it not foi the slow progress the quany men mako in biettkmg the stone As an instance, it may bo mentioned that they took (hrco day g m supplying tho...
CORRESPONDENCE. GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BRISBANE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
COUIIESPONDEÎSICE. GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR PRISRANE. TO THE EDITOR Ol' THE BB1SIIAXIÎ COURIER. Sut,-I feel gi oat dilbdciico in appioachtng this important siib|C( t, but tis it has been long neglected by thoso wlioso avotahons lemo them gleatct lcisuie and bettet quality limn foi tho discussion, 1 feel eoiisliained lo mtioduce ii to public attention tilth Iho hopi thal it may bo taken up tilth catnc>inc«s bl the members foi the citv, and that the daily pi eis will lend its povvciiul influence to lescuo Brisbane fiom Iho stigma winch, fiom the apathy of its inhabitants, at pi cent attaches to its name ni connection ililli this question Hie discussion in Iho House has diawn publu attention to the sub|ecl and theie eoiihl not be a molo fin out able lime foi oiganismg meusuies for seeuiitig to Bnsbaue tho advantages of Bitch an institution As a proof of my silicalty I will gue 150 to piomote Hie object m net» 1 um, Sir, your obedient servant, A. J. H.
CRICKET MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
CRICKET MEETING. A SPECIAL meeting of the Honorary autl Managing Committees was held in tho 'Police Ofllco yesterday, at noon. Present: The Hon. Colonel O'connell (in tho chair), tho Hon. D. F. Roberls, Rev. R. Crcyko, Dr. Cannan, Dr. Gunn, Alcssrs. Shepherd Smith, II. P. Abbott, AAr. H. Groom, J. Cowlishaw, 15. J. Bennett, G. Cowlishaw, J. AV. AVilkie, C. S. Graham, A. F. AVilkie, J. Sircom, AV. G. AIncnMi, F. O. Bryant, J. B. Dixon, el. Bolger, J. AV. Thompson, T. A. Costin, A. I. Greenly, T. R. Dickins, J. C. Beer, and AV. Fairfax. The first business was tho consideration of resolutions passed at Iho last meeting of tho Managing Committee, in reference lo* the appointment of umpire and scorer. . Mr. SHEI'IIERD SMITH stated that Air. Fairfax had been unanimously chosen umpire, bul ho considered that it would bo unwise for tho com- mittee lo allow the ofllco of honorary secre- tary to pass into other hands, ns it was im- possible for ono person to fulfil tho double duties. Hitherto...
COMMERCIAL. COURIER Office, Thrsday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
CüAlMKttüíAL. Comic» Office, Thursday Evening. AVE have papers per the City ol' Brisbano from Sydney to the 23rd instant. Tho S. Jf. Jlerahlot that date sa) s :-" Mr. Henry Beit reports tho confirmation of sales of the follow- ing squatting properties sold by hint subject to purchasers' inspection, w. :-Malvern, on Peak Bowns, with 15,000 sheep, at 25s; und Hunt lev, also on Peak Downs, with 10,000 sheep, nt 27s Gd per head ; stores, Ac, at a valuution. Fawley, live blocks on the Ward, AVest Maru nou, without »lock, for C3250 cash."
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. THURSDAY, MAY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
METEORO LOG ICA L OUSE il VATTONS. THURSDAY, MAY 20. BliisnAxn.-9 a.m.: 1 f aromet cr (corrected;, 30'233; thermometer (shade), 5SS ; ditto (dry bulb),5S'8; ditto (wet bulb), 55-9 ; force of wind, 1; .direction, S.S.W. ; extent of cloud, 1; weather fine, cirrus clouds. 3 p.m. : Barome- ter (corrected), 30'112 ; thermometer (bhudo), G7'9 ; ditto (dry bulb), G7'G ; ditto (wet bulb),. 02'2; force of wind, 1; direction, E.; extent of cloud, 5 ; weather, line, cumulus stratus clouds. (Per Electric Telegraph.) AVisn AND AVEATHEH.-9a.m.¡Lytton, S.AV., and lino ; Ipswich, calm and fine ; Laidley, calm and fine ; Toowoomba, calm and (Ino ; Dray Ion, E., and fine ; Warwick, S., and lino ; Dalby, S., and fine. SYDNEY.- 9 a. in. : Barometer (corrected), 30231; thermometer (shade), 55'0 ; ditto (dry bulb), 52'5 ; ditto (wet bulb), 50-2 j force of wind, 1; direction, AV.N.W; extent of cloud, 0; weather, fine.
SHIPPING. CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
SHIPPING. v gi CLEARANCE. ". MAY 26.-Prince Consort, Black Ball ship, 1236 tons, Captain J. Aitchoison, for Newcastle, ^ with part of original cargo. IMPORTS. City of Brisbano, from Sydney : 10 packages fruit, Armstrong und Meikle ¡ 1 enso furniture, A. Anderson ; 20 frails almonds, 10 cases cham- pagne, 10 casks carbonate of soda, 1 balo paper bags, 2 cases herrings, 5 cases oil, Brabant and Co. ¡ 2 package«, 1 cask wedges, 3 drums oil, 2 nests tubs, Brookes Brothers ; 1 caso seeds, 2 packages boots, F. M. Bailey ; 2 casks seeds, 41 packages fruit, 1 parcel, R. Bidcock ; 25 pack- ages fruit, R. Bulcock ¡ 5 packages, 1 ease oU, 1 jar leechey J. Berkeley! 1 box slates, J. AV. ivP'.lin ; 1 parcel, N. Bartley ¡ 1 packugo, ..iiss Barton ; 6 chests 4 half-chests tea, Bell and Love j 3 kegs butter, D. Bell j 4 bundles leather, 2 packages collars, Box and Son ; 1 case furniture, 1 package bed «tcads, L. Brown ; 1 trunk, 1 case saddlery, 1 weighing machine, 1 ease boots, S. Brown j 1 cask c...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY EI.ECT1UC TELEOHAl'lI.J AltlirVALS. May 23.-Hunter, steamer, from Merimbula ; Dart, brig, from Auckland. May 21.-Balclutha, screw steamer, from Rockhampton. May 25.-Samson, steamer, from Manning River; Challenger, schooner, from Newcastle. »KI'AHTCRKS. May 23.-John Bank?, for Shanghai ; Rowena, brig, for Newcastle ; Barwon, sercw-steamer, for Melbourne ; Agnes Irving, steamer, for Grafton ; Louis Meyer, for Batavia ; Dudbrook, for Otago , Restless, for Newcastle.
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
SHIP MAILS. Tho mails per tho City of Brisbane, for New South AVnlcs, A'ictoria, South Australia, and 'Tasmania, will bo mado up and closed at the General Post-oilico to-morrow (Saturday), a» under : For registered letters, at 1030 a.m. j for ordinary letters at 11'30 a.m. ; and for news- papers, at 10 a.m. Tho late fee mail for Sydney and Melbourne only will closo tit 12 noon.
IMMIGRATION TO THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
IMMIGRATION TO THE COLONX'. A D0CUMFNT tv ns laid upon tho table of Uto Legislativo Assembly, hist evening containing coi tam coiiespondoncc m refeience lo the icig nation of Ali Henry Joidan tho Queensland Iinmi0iation igent in 1 ngland, which will satisfy his friends that in tho course ho has pin sued he made piotision for Iho continuance of tho (low of einigiatiou to Hie colony Annexed ino somo of tho most important extinct s fiom tho lett ci s AViitmg from London on the 21th Alaich, Ali Jordan sat» - I have the honoi to mfoim you, that on tho receipt of tom last lotta I immediately satt Ali J vndal Bright the piincipnl mcmbei of the finn ol Alcssrs Bii0htliios on the sub|ect of their com ey mg ctecrago pn&acngcis to the colony on the terms Uley hadpioposcel Befoie I saw Ali Blight, ho lind leam d horn Atesáis 1 Al Afackay and Co that ho could not as ox peeled by I113 agent in Brisbane at all himself of tho agency belonging lo tho onncis of the BluckBtll I me, and which h...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, MAY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TnmisDAY, MAY 2ö. Tho ^SPEAKER took tho chair al twenty minutes past threo o'clock. LAND AT PISTRIE'S BIGHT. . . Tho MINISTER for LANDS and AYORKS, in accordance with an address from (ho House, laid upon tho labio correspondence between the government, tho corporation, and AVilliam. Hobbs, Esq., xvith reference to the salo of a por- tion of land opposite Pctrio's Bight, lo the said AV. Hobbs. Tho correspondence was ordorcd to bo printed. NORTHERN RAI LAVA YS. Mr. MACKENZIE asked-1. Whether any portion of tho sum of £3000, voted last session for railway surveys, has been oxponded in tho survey of a railway lino between Maryborough and Gayndah? 2. AVhat is tho amount ex- pended on tho survey of the lino between Rock- hampton und AVcstwood ? Tho MINISTER for LANDS and WORKS xvas understood to state, in reply, that-I'.' In- structions had been given lo run trial lines at tho place referred lo, simultaneously -with lines lo Rockhampton. 2. Tho vote had n...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
Auction Sales. TO-MORROW. TWO ROOMED COTTAGE AND LARGE ALLOTMENT OP LAND, TACIXG HARCOURT STREET, FORTITUDE VALLEY, Immediately Adjoining tho BOAVEN HOTEL. fTTOUNDLE & CAAIERON have received X instructions from Mr. John M'Kay to sell, at their Rooms, Queen-street, on SATURDAY, May 28, at 12 o'clock, All that pieco of LAND described in Deed of Conveyance as Lot No. -, being subdivision of original Portion No. -, in Parish of North Brisbane, whereon is erected a TWO-ROOMED COTTAGE. The above Allotment has an extensive front- age to Harcourt-street, and is within Two Chains of BRUNSAVICE STREET, immediately ad- joining the BOWEN HOTEL. Terms liberal. 4763 TO-MORROAV. KEDRON HOTEL, Fronting the Main Road to Sandgate, containing ELEA-EN ROOMS, With six-stalled Stable, Stock-yard, Pig-stye. ALSO, TWO ACRES OF LAND Under cultivation, with Pines, Arrowroot, AIul berry Trees, Peaches, &c, i.e., ¡cc. TRUNDLE & CAAIERON have received in- structions from Mr. Bridges, to ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
FOR PRIVATE SALE.-A Scrub FARAI ; no distance from tho city ; partly improved. Prico liberal. Terms easy. Apply to 'TRUN- DLE >t CAAIERON, Qiicen-slreel._4932 SOUTH BRISBANE ESTATE.-Tho RE A1A1N1NG ALLOTAIENTS arc open ¡bí- salo privately, tit the prices realised for thoso soldat the miel ion saloon Iho 23rd April. Apply to TRUNDLE & CAAIERON, auctioneers, ol- io T. B. STEPHENS. 1TAOII SALE.-FARMS on iho Logan River,' } belonging to tlio hilo J. II, Fen-is, willi Improvements. Apply lo E. J. HOBSON, Queen-street._ 4202 IT'OR SALE, BUILDING ALLOTAIENTS, . pleasantly situated oil' Gregory Terrace. 'L'omis easy. Apply lo J. JENYNS, Fortitude Arulloy._470» AVEST END, BRISBANE. PETRIE TERR ACE. rpHE remaining unsold ALLOTAIENTS in J. Iho above liingnillecnt Properly. AA'EST END, PETRIE TERRACE, Aro now open for selection by private contract, at the City Auction Mart ; and in addition lo tho portions which havehithorlobcensubmitted to public competition ST. JAAIIÏS' CRESCENT wi...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
STEAM TO IPSWICH. 1HE Steamer NOWRA will bo _ despatched from tho wharf of the imdèïsïgncd THIS DAY (Friday), nt 10 a.m., with General Cargo, and will, until further notice, trade between this and the above named «ort at regular intervals. 1 J. & G. HARRIS, 5072_-_Agents. FOR IPSWICH. "S*¡L HP^E BREMER to IPSWICH on âJb--L SATURDAY, 28th iustant, at **=**." Noon, and will reccivo Cargo THIS DAY at Raff's Wharf. E. MELLOR, COI!»_Owner. NOTICE TO SHIPPERS. mrpiHE Steamer HAWK will rosumo , J_ her TRIPS on the River on MONDAY next, 30th instant. Receipt for Goods given on delivery at M'Cabc's Wharf. , W: H._PA*LMER &_CO., . 5007 Agents. STEAM TO CLEVELAND. «Swl mHE DIAMOND will be despatched §J*-J^,X from Ralfs Wharf TO-~MOR *"~'r ROW, Saturday, at noon, returning next day at same hour. Cargo received by Messrs. Creo. Raff and Co. Pares-Saloon, 7s. Gd. ; Foro Cabin, SO. BRIGHT BROTHERS & CO., 5031_Agents. QUEENSLAND STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. AT' HIE MAIL STEAMER...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 23. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. DRUNKARDS.—Benjamin, an aboriginal, was brought up for drunkenness and discharged. John M'Kewen and Jams Campbell, for drunkenness &nbsp; &nbsp; and riotous conduct, were fined 10s. each, with the usual alternative. Edmund M'Sweeney was &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; charged with drunkenness and also with tear- ing the uniform of the constable who arrested him, and on being found guilty was ordered to &nbsp; &nbsp; pay 40s., or to go to gaol for 48 hours. Eliza- &nbsp; beth Luckman, an incorrigible drunkard, was sent tgaol for three months. &nbsp; LARCENY.—Thomas Henderson was charged with steahng a watch and coat, the property of &nbsp; Robert Campbell. He was found guilty, but the bench reserved sentence until to-morrow, to &nbsp; make inquiries into the previous character of the prisoner. BREACH OF TOWNS' POLICE ACT.—Frederick &a...
The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
Kite (Courier* PUBLISHED DAILY. Jr'JtWAX", MAX' 27, 1861. The " Grammar Schools Amendment Bill," which was read a second time on Wednesday evening last, in the Legisla- tive Assembly, is one of great importance, &nbsp; &nbsp; inasmuch as it will tend most favorably to carry out the objects which the framers of the original act of 1860 had in view. The satisfactory results will have attended the establishment of the school at Ipswich, are in themselves sufficient to encourage the members of the legislature to foster a system which has hitherto worked so well, although only tried in one place, and to often inducements to the residents in other towns than Ipswich &nbsp; &nbsp; to establish a similar foundation to that &nbsp; possessed by the people of that district &nbsp; We do not believe that, with the excep- tion of Mr. Robert CRIBB, any member of the commuiuty could object to the clause which constitutes tho amendment on the present A...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (FROM OUR TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY. May 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
TELliGRAPHIC NEWS. (FK03I OU« TELEOBAWIIO COKBESP02ÍDBXTS.) SYDNEY. May 20. THE Telegraph has sailed for Brisbane, having on board tho cricketers who have been elected to play against Queensland. A largo nuuibor of persons interested in the milich havo also gono by her. News has'beon received from Auckland to tho lllh instant, but it is of an unimportant naluro. ITis Excellency tho Governor is visiliug Tuu rangi. Tho Hour market is quiet j nniizo is lower, and the quotations aro from 3s. Od. to 'Is. 3d. per bushel. MELBOUKNE. Tho markots are "quid, und tho flour market is dull. ADELAIDE. Flour is firm. AVK aro requestod lo slate that Lady Bowen will receive visitors at Government Houso every Thursday, between tho hours of 12 o'clock noon and 2 p.m. THEKE was a very good atlcndimco at Messrs. Brookes' now iloro, last evening, of the ladies and gentlemen who havo interested themselves in tho concert lo bo given this evening in aid ol' (ho AVickhain Terrace Church Organ Emu!. Tho rehci...
WATER POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
WATER POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. BEFORE the Water Police Magistrate. BROACHING CARGO.—Emanuel Abrahamson &nbsp; and George Nichols were brought up on remand &nbsp; charged with having broached the cargo of the &nbsp; British ship Vernon, on the 30th March. &nbsp; Mr. Garrick appeared for the prosecution, and Mr. Doyle for the defence. On the application of Mr. Garrick, the pri- soners were remnded until to-morrow, a mate- &nbsp; nal witness being unable to appear. BREACH OF THE PASSENGERS' ACT.—Henry Cooper, a seaman belonging to the Vernon, was charged with being in the 'tween decks of that ship for an illegal purpose, and contraiy to orders. The case was withdrawn by Mr. Garrick, and the prisoner vwas discharged from &nbsp; custody. DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS.—Captain Aldridge &nbsp; charged Emmanuel Abrahamson, George Nichols, William Ray, George Martin, John &nbsp; Kellop, James Sutherland, James Noland, Charles &...
SUPREME COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 27 May 1864
SUPREME COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. &nbsp; BEFORE Chief Justice Cockle. HARRIS AND OTHERS V. MEYER. Upon the application of Mr. LILLEY, this case was ordered to stand over, on account of the defendant's illness, he having met with an accident. HALL V. CAMPBELL. On the motion of the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, &nbsp; this cause was made a remanet. BRIGHT AND OTHERS v. GREEN. This was an action brought by Messrs. Bright Brothers, merchants, to recover the value of 3 hogsheads of ale, 2¼ casks rum, and 1 keg of &nbsp; butter, alleged to have been supplied to the de- fendant, a publican, at South Brisbane. It appeared that thoere had been considerablc deal- nings between the parties, and that the accounts, &nbsp; owing to the absence ot the plaintiffs' clerk, got into some confusion, which resulted in the pre- sent action. The accounts were very indicate, and the evidence voluminous and uninteresting. For the defence, it was contended that the goods were never delive...