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SUN AND TIDAL DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
SUN AND TIDAL DAIRY. Full moon, April 30,7h. 35m. 36*. a.m.—Spring tides occur on the 15th or 16th, and on the 29th or 30th or ApriL »cx. H. Wator.br Morn. Eren. h. u. h. m. 5 6 3 30 3M 4 18 440 I 5 0 524 | 5 48 6 12 | 638 7 0 7 2t 748 8 12 DATE. KiftM. 8ete.| , Age of Moon. | April: 7 Saturday 8 Sunday ft Monday 10 Tuesday 11 Wednesday ... 12 Thursday 13 Friday 6 16 5 49 6 17 5 48 6 17 ! 5 49 6 17 ! & 46 6 18 5 45 6 18 I 5 41 6 19 j 5 4S D. T. 21 2 22 2 23 2 24 2 25 2 26 2 !27 2 Meaonnda till next Publication.
THE LONDON. THE LESSORS OF ITS LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
THE LONDON. THE LESSORS OF ITS LOSS. GLORY to God for all He wills beneath His awful skies! Even when His savage, weltering seas and His fierce storms arise: Alike in calm and tempest, on ocean and on land, Children, we trust in perfect faith the guidance of His hand; We murmur not thai He who gare our day* should stay our breath, Whate'er He gires we blew His gifts, or be they lif« or death; Even when we hear ring in our ears, ring through the murky air, That smothered shriek, that sinking cry, those hundreds' wild despair. Not faithless, do we doubt His lore, we crea tures of the dust, In good and ill, in life and death, alike in Him we trust; Why agony like this should be we see with vision dim, With sulking hearts, but, it is good, our faith is firm in Him. The storm is calm, the pain is past, and for the night away, We trust His lore has gives to these the bright ness of His day. Glory to God! He gires to us the lesion these hare left, To us who lire—the nobleness they showed o...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
GENERAL FURNITURE WAREHOUSE. G THROWER, Spring, Fibre, and Machine • made Flock and Hair Mattresses, Iron Bedsteads, and every kind of Colonial Furni ture, Qubh-btskr (opposite Police-office), Busbar. ' TRY BEN. PALMER k CO.'S 17s. 6d. i If § MADE TO MEASURE. OPPOSITE TOWN HALL, QOTCBH BTBEBT.
CARPENTARIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
CARPENTARIA. The following itinerary from Bowen to Burke Town is given in the Port Denison Timet of March 7 : MILEf, From Bowen to Inkermann 60 Thence to Scott's 20 „ Houghton River ... 23 „ Fanning 28 „ Upper Burdekin ... 25 „ Stuart's 30 „ James* 24 „ Limestone 25 „ Anning*s 16 „ Muirson's ... ... 15 „ BotU' 35 „ Walpole's 40 „ Sutherland 10 „ Hayes' 28 „ Heitiiing's ... ... 120 „ Gibson's ... ... 18 „ Palmer's SO**.' „ Clifton's 10 „ Public House ... 40 „ Laudbbo rough's ... 38 „ , Leiehhardt ~. ,y gOj. „ Beanies Brook ... 45 „ Burke%owu % ...*. 16 Total. M . ... „, 7M
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY TIME TABLE. 3 Down. i Week-days. Sum ■s. a.m. p.m. p.m. i ajn.| I pan. ____ i 72 Ipswich (dep.) ... 9. 0 3. 0 6.45 I Walloon (arr.) ... ' 9.30 3.30 7.15 ' Walloon (dep.) ... ' 9.33 3.33 7.18 : Graudcuester (arr.) ,10.15 4.15 8. Oj I 9.30 10. 0 10. 3 jlO.iS 6.45 7.15 7.18 8. 0 21| - Up. i ajn.: | pjn. : i ; I a.m.; I pan. i | 13} Grandcbester (dep.) Walloon (arr.) Walloon (dep.) ... North I pswich (arr.) Ipswich (arr.) .,. 7. 0 13. 0 i 5. 0 7.40 12.40 5.40 7.42 12.12 5.43 8.12 1.12 : 6.12 8J51 U5 6J5 7.0 7.40 7.42 8.12 8.15 4.15 4.55 4.57 5.27 6JO 21}
Country Intelligence. OXLEY CREEK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
Country Intelligence. OXLEY CREEK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 6. THE weather has been very hot during the past week, much more so than is usual at this time of year. At times the sky has been com-&lt;*> pletely overcast, but the clouds have all passed off without any rain, and at the present the sky is quite dear, without any hope of immediate rain. There it a large area of land in this dis trict prepared for cropping, much of the land made ready with the intention of planting with potatoes not having been planted, or if planted Wing failed so much as to leare no alternative but to plant with some other crop. What to do with this land so as to tare the labor already expended on it will occupy the serious con sideration of the farmers. The majority of it will no doubt be sown with oaU fo» hay, which is the only crop available until spring, and the rest will either be planted with garden produce, as cabbages, turnips, Ac.; or else be left; over and planted early in...
POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
POST OFFICE AND RAILWAY DIRECTORY. * A mail steamer leaves Brisbane for the ports of Maryborough, Gladstone, and Bockhampton every alternate Tuesday. A steamer is al*o despatched to these ports every week by the AJS.N. Company, which carries mails. The Northern Mails arrive at Brisbane on Friday or Saturday. Newspapers are required to be posted one hour before the time appointed for closing the maiio Saturday ... Friday ... Thunday • Wedneulay Tvenlaif* ... Monday ... Sunday ... DAYS. R. Waterholes, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich— (Moggffl 10 a.m.) R. Watorholes, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich — (Logan Reserre, Nerang Creek, 2 p.m.) R. Waterholes, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich Rooky Waterholes. Oxley, Goodna, Ipswich Rooky Waterholes, Oxley, Oood- na, Ipswich—(Warwick, Na- nango, Bandgate, 10 a.m.) Rooky Waterholes, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich 9.15 a.x. MAIM ABBIVJ AT TH» QBKIBAT, POM-OFF OB, BBISBAKI, Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Drayton, Dalby Oxley, Ooodna, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Drayton, Dalby, Condamin...
THE LOGAN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
THE LOGAN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 5. LAST Thursday afternoon, about 4 o clock, as two Germans respectively named Willert and Heinze, were cutting an old tree down at the German settlement, a little boy, aged seven boy, aged yesrs, the son of Willert, met with an accident which caused death the day after. The tree in falling went across a paling fence, and one of the palings rose from the force of the tree and hit little Willert on the side of the ribs. The boy was cot knocked down, neither did he say that he was hurt in answer to a question from his father. However, after having a quiet night's sleep he complained of a pain in the side, and said that he was going to die, ™*in^r, some allusion to a coffin that he should want. The little fellow must have had some peculiar internal injury, for he died on Friday morning I about 7 o'clock, expressing his satisfaction that he was "to Himmel going." Indeed there is something so poetically imaginative in this child's story of a...
IPSWICH. (From the Queensland Times, April 3.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
IPSWICH. (From the Queensland Times, April 3.) The amount of sickness of various descrip-&lt;*> tions at present in town is very great, and deaths are daily becoming more numerous. On Saturday last there were four bodies lying in the dead-house of the Hospital for burial, one of whom died that morning from accident, and the three remaining ones fell Tictira* to ferer and other diseases. About 300 immigrants, per the Light of the Age, arrived in Ipswich on Saturday last, by the Gorernment steamer Kate. They consist of a large number of single men and families and are all now open for engagements. An inquest was held before the District Coroner and a jury of twelve, at the Police Court, yesterday, on the body of a man named Matthew O'Brien, who died in the Hospital on Saturday morning last. Thomas Ford wm in custody charged with causing O'Brien's death.
CENTRAL POLICE COURT, BRISBANE. SATURDAY, MARCH 31. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
CENTRAL POLICE COURT, BRISBANE. SATURDAY, MARCH 31. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. DRUNKENNESS, &c—James Stillwell was fined 10s.; Thomas Coghlan, 20s.; John Emile, 10s.; James M'Cabe, 10s.; Thomas Haran, 10s.; Alex-&lt;*> ander Newell, 10s.; John Kean, 10s.; Maria Thornton, 40a., and Surah Watts, 205., for disorderly conduct. 4BBAUI/T.—John W. Childs, charged with as- StuHting his sister, was ordered to find sureties to keep the peace, himself in £20 and two sure ties of £10 each. ' Stbalinci a Watcii.—John Heuessy, charged with stealing a watch from Mosca Taggart, was refflanded-'tUl Tujtoday. •*• Laxcbnt.—•Frederiqj^ Goodman was charged with stealingVreral articles from Emily Gor rick. The lived in £urnett-lane Friday, the 16 th Marciv-the prisoner went to her place to see a young woman who was work ing for her; he was in the kitchen, and re mained about half an hour; on the following Monday the prosecutrix missed a hair guarJ, a gold locket, and a breastpin set...
WATER POLICE COURT, BRISBANE. SATURDAY, MARCH 31. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
WATER POLICE COURT, BRISBANE. SATURDAY, MARCH 31. BEFORE the Police Magistrate. ILLEGALLY OBTAINING a PADDAGE.—William Day was charged with illegally obtaining a passage from Sydney in the Cawarra, s., with-&lt;*> out paying for it. The charge was not sus- tained, and the prisoner was discharged. Attempting to Desert.—Charles Begler, James Moore, John Connell, Daniel Campbell, Andrew Gardner, Dougald Banken, and Hugh Benny, seamen, were found guilty of attempting to desert from the ship Light of the Age, and sentenced to three months' imprisonment in the hulk Prosperpne. Peter M'Vey, Joseph Smith, and Malcolm Boyd, in custody for a similar offence, were released, the charge against them being withdrawn.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
DEPARTURES. March 31.—Cawarra, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 439 tons, Captain W. Milman, for Sydney. Passen gers : Mrs. Foote, Captain Dnveny, Captain .Priault, Messra. J. May, E. G. Lewis, J. Mona- han, J. Iblcs, J. V. Graham, T. Kidney, Ross, Dr. Salmond, and about 20 in the steerage. April 2.—Lady Bowen, Q.S.N. Co.'s a., 425 tons, Captain T. A. Lake, for Sydney. Passen gers : Messrs. Verplogh, J. Mackellar, Cramp ton, and about 25 in the steerage. April 3.—Diamantina, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 223 tons, Captain J. Moppett, for Sydney. Passen gers : About 25 in the steerage. April 4.—Leichhardt, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 273 tons, Captain W. Smith, for Maryborough, Gladstone, and Rockhampton. Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Gillcspie, Mrs. Aberdeen, Miss Aberdeen, Mrs. Poutnoy, Messrs. S. M. Frank land, G. F. Crowley, Allen, A. Bald, A. Otton, W. S. Griffiths, A. Ball, and about 40 in the steerage. April s.—Telegraph, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 367 tons, Captain Fitißimmons, for Sydney. Pas sengers : Mr. and Mrs. Davis, Miss C...
THE TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) Toowoomba, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
THE TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) Toowoomba, April 1. I ACCORDING to instructions, on Saturday I waited on the treasurer of the Toowoomba Hospital, touching certain rumors concerning the state of that institution, and especially in , reference to some correspondence which ap peared in the Queemtlamd Time* on the 27th and the 31st ult. Mr. Taylor at once declared that the committee of the institution courted public inspection, and volunteered his belief that the surest way of getting at the truth of the whole matter was by a personal inspection of the hos pital—thus falling in with my instructions , precisely. Monday is one of the regular visiting days; but as I could not conveniently stay in town till then, an appointment was made to visit the hospital the same (Saturday) evening. At 5 o'clock, in company with Messrs. Groom and Taylor, I left the office of the former gentleman, and reaching the hospital, went over the wards, Ac, with the following result:— The pat...
Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
Commercial Intelligence. DURING the last week or two, many vessels have arrived at Sydney from San Francisco, pouring breadstuff's into the market, and the is a de- consequence preciation in the prices for Californian and Chilian, which are now quoted fully £2 lower. In liquors there is not much to notice. Some speculation has taken place in brandies, and prices are firmer, while pale bulk brandies hare advanced. Gin and whisky remain steady at former quotations, and the only important transaction we hare heard of in rum is the sale of a shipment of 25 hogsheads, ex Legion of Honor, at 3s 3d, by auction- Bulk beer is unaltered, but some small parcels of the new brew are to hand, which command 10s to 12s 6d orer old stocks. Bottled ale is well supplied, and not much in demand; but bottled porter is actively inquired for at 11s to lls 6d, for best brands, with a scantily supplied market. Provisions and groceries generally role high, though no very marked alteration I»wt taken place in...
Scientific and Statistical. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
Scientific and Statistical. THE laborers in the iron trade in Edinburgh are agitating for a reduction of the hours of labor. THE fertility of English novelists has often been animadverted upon in the German press ; but what is to be said of an authoress (Mrs., or Miss, Kathinka litx) who, under the name of K. Th. Lianitzka, is about to publish twenty eight Tolumes all at once ?—Pall Mall Gazette Them are now 714 colonial postal money order offices in connection with this country; 364 of them are in British North America, 298 in Australasia, 46 in the Cape of Good Hope, and 10 in the West Indies. Canada has 890 Victoria 90, New South Wales 73, South Au* tralia 48, and New Zealand 87. Taxable Pbopebty in Canada.—A summary of the municipal returns for 1864 has just been issued. It states the number of acres assessed in Canada to be 81,808,361; the assessed value of real estate 409,084,560 dollars, and the per-, sonal property 26,416,797 dollars; and the^ number of ratepayers assessed 4...
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 7th page.) ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
Shipping Intelligence. (For Friday's Shipping see 7th page.) ARRIVALS. M ABCH 30.—Dougl&s, schooner, 93 tons, Cap tain Stewart, in Brisbane Roads, from New castle. T. Unmack, agent. March 31.—Lady Bowcn, Q.S.N. Co.'s s., 425 tons, Captain" T. A. Lake, from Sydney the 28th March. Passengers : Mrs. C. Smith, Miss Clarke, Messrs. Verplogh, A. Cubitt, J. Smith, Hoffman, J. Bignell, E. Bignell, R. Q. Petty, and 12 in the steerage. April I.—Sarah Nicol, schooner, 61 tons, Captain J. Smith, from Sydney, March 27. April I.—Schoolboy, barque, 159 tons, Cap tain W. Magee, from Melbourne, March 23. Brubant and Co., agents. April I.—Harriet King, schooner, 166 tons,, Captain M'Donald, from Sydney. April I.—Leichliardt, A.S.N. Co.'s 5.,273t0n5, Captain J. Moppett, from Sydney March 30. Passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Oillespie, Miss Hawkins, Messrs. £. R. Johnston, J. W. Johnston, J. Forstcr, and 19 in the steerage. April 5. —Florence Irving, A.S.N. Co.'s s., 318 tons, Captain W. Cottier, from...
WARWICK. (From the Argus, March 31.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
WARWICK. (From the Argus, March 31.) RAIN.—We are glad to report that on Thurs-&lt;*> day afternoon this neighborhood was visited by a thunderstorm, accompanied by a heavy shower of rain. It was not enough, however, to be of service to the farmers, although the grass might be slightly improved. Bcixockb Struck by Lighthiho.—During the thunderstorm which occurred on Thursday afternoon we are informed that whilst a team of bullocks in yoke were travelling on the Free stone Creek Road, the lightning struck and killed on the spot either five or seven of them. The driver was also knocked down, but we are glad to say he received no injury. The bullocks were the property of Captain Da veney. Mr. Bnrdorff has thrown up the license of his public house, the " Spicer's Peak Hotel," on the Main Range, Ipswich road, in conse quence of another house having been licensed at the foot of the range, the " Half-way House," kept by Mr. Balbi, the distance between the two being only two miles...
MIXED HUSBANDRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
MIXED HUSBANDRY. A CONTRIBUTOR to the Western Post, of March 15, writes as follows on this subject:— Theories formed by the observation of the in-&lt;*> telligent, though often at variance with popular opinion, would, if acted upon, sometime* be pro ductive of more solid and lasting benefit than the old and practical systems of those who claim experience, though productive of no special benefit, as their sole guide. Yet, doubtless ex perience, when not misapplied, is a firm founda tion upon which to build a certain success. My attention has but lately been called to some new ideas among the owners of land in the New Eng land country —I believe small holders—to the advantages derivable from a system of mixed husbandry, and the introduction of small flocks of sheep upon their farms. I shall allude at pre sent to holders in this district, where the above mentioned innovation would be found extremely beneficial. Tenants, or others around us, at present confine their operation...
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
Impoundings. (From this day's Government Gazette.) Impounded at Warwick, from Goomburra, 24th March, 1866, by order of Messrs. Green and Co. Driving expenses, 3s. per head: —1 strawberry cow, like AX off rump ; 1 red and white cow, 8 off ribs, like CC off rump, slit off ear ; 1 strawberry cow, HO near rump and ribs, slit off ear ; 1 black and white bullock, like JF off rump, like G off ribs, slit off ear, near ear cropped ; 1 red and white cow, like OO blotched near rump, like MD conjoined off rump; 1 blue poley cow, like EG off loin, like JI off ribs, off ear slit; 1 red bullock, JD conjoined orer 5 near rump, top off both ears; 1 red cow, OO near side, W near rump; 1 strawberry cow, like WJT (the JT conjoined) off ribs, blotch brand off thigh, piece out both ears ; 1 white cow, like I near shoulder, like T near loin ; 1 black and white steer, blotched illegible brand off rump, top off off ear, piece out near ear ; 1 red cow, like HD conjoined orer SS near ribs, 0 off loin, dewlapp...
THE COTTON HARVEST AROUND IPSWICH. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) NO. II. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenslander — 7 April 1866
THE COTTON HARVEST AROUND IPSWICH. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) NO. II. A VERY short acquaintance with the sub-&lt;*> ject convinces one that the great hinderance to cotton growing in this colony has been the heavy outlay attending cultivation. attending Not that the expenses are greater for the production of this crop than any other; but because—except in one or two cases— a most erroneous impression got abroad at first concerning it—an impression which fortunately no longer exists ; and all who enter upon the business hereafter will have themselves .only to blame should they make a mistake on the subject. To this source of expense may be traced the fact that the small growers who did their own labor have stuck to cotton-growing with greater zest than the capitalists who entered upon the same branch of cultivation, incurring a heavy pecuniary outlay in the first instance. It is always a trying state of affairs where " all goes out and nought comes in;" and especially so ...