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THE EX-GOVERNORS OF COLONIES. (From the Times, March 26.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
THE EX-GOVERNORS OF COLONIES. (From the Times, March 26.) A VERT spirited memorial was addressed last year to tho Duke of îiciicastlc on behalf of a class m xvlueh lho general public feels little in tercst-tho ex goi ernoi s of colonies To most people a colonial governor is an indefinite idea , it ina) mean anything from the supcib Viceroy who governs in her Majesty s naiiio the empire of the Moguls to the needy gentleman who has been induced for the sake of tho name and a decent stipend to undertake the administration of somo ban cn and unhealth) islet Of retind governors wo know moie for tho) aro to bo met eierynhere in london society and many of us havo pitied tho fall of somo eminent man who after cxeicising almost royal functions and peihaps displaimg the highest quahties of a îulor is i educed to a club life 01 a second tloor on the north sido of Oxford sticet Still cien retired governors have never been recognised ns possessing any peculiar grtci ance of their own We feel foi...
VESSELS IN HARBOR.—MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
VESSELS IN HARBOR.-MAY 27 Ship Flying Cloud, 1139 ton», Captain H. C. . Keen, loaduig for Loudon. J. and G. Harris, ' agents. Ship Prince Consort, 1231 tons, Captain Aitchaiion, from Hcrve.y's Bay. C. Nowtou Brother and Co., agents. Ship Excelsior, G08 lons, Captain Barton, from Loudon, discharging cargo. Wienholt, ArVulkcr, and Co., agents. Ship Vernon, Sill tons, Captain Aldridge, from London ria Southampton, discharging car^o. J. and G. Harris, agonis. Barquo Salvia, 317 tons, Captain Horlock, from London, discharging cargo. J. nud G. Harris, agents. ' Barquo Lady Lyttehon, 173 tons, Captain Howard, from Newcastle, discharging cargo at Grenfell'» wharf. H. S. Grenfell, agent. . Brig Miss Kihuausegg, 229 tons, Cuptnin T. C. Flemming, from the Clyde. Orr and Honey man, agents. Brig Mary Grant, 150 tons, Captain Bcgcnt, from the River Don, Tasmania. Molison, Black, and Smith, agent». Brigantine AA'illiain, 1SS tons, Captain Peter Dickson, from Adelaide. G. Ratf und Co., agents. Scho...
VESSELS TO ARRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
VESSELS TO ARRIVE. Corinne, Ochiltree, from Loudon : sailed from the Downs Febi nary 17. 102 days out. AVarreu Hastings, Hedley, from London ? sailed from Southampton February 27. 90 dais - out. Legion of Honor, Grimmer, from London ; »ailed from ..Gravoend March 12. 7G daj's out. ,.,r Fusileer; Carvossa, from London ; loading. Queen of the Colonies, Cairncross, from Lon- don ; loading. Earl Russell, Morley, from London ; loading. Young Australia, Grey, from London ; load- ing. General Caulfield, Richards, from London ; loading. Bayswater, Morris, from Liverpool, rio the Clyde ; sailed from Greenock February 5. 112 days out. Sultana, AVilh'anu, from Liverpool, ria the Clyde and Hcrvey's Bay ; loading. Lady Bowen (s.), Barnett, from the Clyde, ria the Cape of Good Hopo ; sailed from AA'ater ford March 5. S3 dnj-» out. Lady Young (>.), f.xnn the Clyde. Ferouia, from Adelaide; sailed May IS. 9 days out. Southern Cross, from Adelaide ; sailed May 19. 8 days out. Callender, Magee, fro...
THE BILL TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO MUNICIPALITIES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
TJIERILL TO AMEND THE LAWS RE LATINO TO MUNICIPALITIES. TO THE EDITOR OÍ' Tin: IIUISHAXI: COURIER. bin,-I Know llml gietit disappointment is fell ni Blisbiino willi icspccl lo Ibis bill lho iilt/Liis (rusted that nhill llio gol ti nmont to (used lo incoiporoto the eil) of Jinsbano under a supínalo act, foi tho nason I hal the), (bo goiuiiincnl note about lo introduce a bill lo auitiid Ibu laws i dilling to municipal nish tu lions, it was oxptctcil tlint tlio goieiiimont would introduce improvements which exponenco lins shoiin us wele leqmrtd, but instead of impioiemoiils «o get a cop) of tho old lau with 1er) fow minor exceptions Wlicthei this cul aiiscB fiom want of inkiest lil theso len useful instit ul lons, 01 lo ai oui wot k, tho goiuiimcul alone din till howoici, I Iritsl thal tim nieiii bus of Hit pniliRtiitnlgMiotull) will not destroy tho niteiesta of the people b) lollowmg their cxumplo Is o oui «lio bus paul the li isl allen lion io tho «oiktiig ol otu pie sent minni ipili...
THE LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP BOHEMIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
THE LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP BOHEMIAN. lho American mail bring» particulars of tlio los» of the steamer Bohemian, neal Cape I liza beth, on the night of the 2nd ultimo The lease! struck on the Alden Rock, four milts from the Cape, about nine o clock, beat 01 er, turned her lund towards the shore, and wtilt down in about an hour and a half, at about iwo miles from Richmond Isl nul, a large holt being stovo m her engine loinpnrtuicnt At the time of tho occurrence the nt"ht was clear, with the Capo light in full new, lho ship going len slowlj 'lho second boat that was ion ii ed was swamped alongside the icssel, and subsequent^ drifted ushoio on tho Cape, with a mau und a child m it, both dead A conespoinlint, wnttng from Portland gncs tho following in count of the catastrophe -"Captain Boiland supposed himself four mile» further oil than his rial position Ubi hu/epiobublj misled lum tis to the tiuc po»i lion of the light» He had buen looking for a pilot nud throwing up rocket» mid blui li...
THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT BANKING ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
lilis THE QUEENSLAND QOVETINMENT ho , RANKING ACCOUNTS. THE following is a copy of Hie correspond- ence which has takon placo in reference to this subject, and which was Inid on the table of tho Legislativo'Assembly, on AYcduosday tho 23th instant:- . . ' , ' . Bank of New South AVulcs, . Brisbane, 13th October, 1SG3. Sir»-A period of mcnrly, four years having no«- elapsed since the Government of Queens- land called for tenders for the transaction of its banking business., and n material chango having in lho meantime been developed ¡is well in lho money resources of the colony ns the mnguitudo of tbo government's operations, I nm induced to ask the executive n bother it would accord with the public interests mid convenience, Hint at tho present time nu opportunity should bo again afforded to the several banking institutions to offor terms for the general working of tho go- vernment bank nccount. I should hesitate to ask consideration for this question, were it not tho practico in th...
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
SYDNEY SHIPPING. [BY ELECTBIO TELEGRAPH/] ARRIVALS. May 25.-AVonga AVonga, s.S., from Mel- bourne. May 26.-Kembla, s., from the Clj-de River ; Ncwmoon, s., from the Macleay River ; Caroline, brig, from Hokianga ; Urara, from the Clarence River. DEr.ummEs. May 23.-Lord Ashley, s.S., for Nelson ; Grafton, s., for the Mticlcay River; Agues, Jessie, for Launceston ; May Cummings, for Newcastle. May 29.-Ara lrn=, barquo, for Petropavlovski ; Mauritius, barque, for Alacassar ; Rita, brig, for Auckland ; Telegraph, s., for Brisbane.
NEWS OF THE WEEK. FRIDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
NIC WS OF TR li WEEK. FltlTlAT EVEKISO. PiRTinn-NThas hid a light lime of it this week Hurt lining bun bul Ino sidings of lho Assintbli mid one of tlio Coiiiuil lloiioici a good dell of tinpot laut business has been elis posed of On lues lui a select commit I co of Hit Council was appointed (o ciiqimo into and lcport upon tho nquu«neills of (bo eoloni m regard lo lighthouses foi our lonst and hnibois Hie Asscmbh on Hie saint din, appointed a commit lie to deni m Hu samt na) with tho sub|eit of tho lmpioicmcnl of oui mers mid harbomsby menus of di tdgmg and olhciin«c A commitlco upon (ho sudden leliun of Ali Joielnn ' has also been appointed 1», (ho Asicmbl) Tho Militai) Coiilnbu lion Bill and (ho Gronuuni Schools Act Amendment Bill bin o passod and the Cn ii Sen ice Vet Amendment Bill the Licensed Autltonceis Bill, and the Pioiinttnl Councils Ulli bai o been leudn second time in the lonei Hone, tho lruskes of Publie Tands Bill has been leidn second tinto in (ho Uppci House Soi ci ni...
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. FRIDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. FRIDAY, MAY 27. BRISBANE.-9 a.m. : Barometer (corrected), 30-207 ¡ thermometer (shade), 51-8 ; ditto (dry bulb), 55-0 ¡ ditto (wet bidb), 51-6 ; force oí wind, 1 ; direction, SAV. ¡ e\tont of cloud, 3 j weather fine, and foggy. 3 p.m. : Bnronio ter (corrected), 30'201 ; thermometer (shade), 7'1'ß ¡ ditto (dry bulb), 74-3 ; ditto (wet bulb), ß'1-3; force of wind, 1¡ direction, S.W.; extent of cloud, 3 ; weather, fine, scattered cumulus clouds. (.Per Electric Telegraph!) WIND AND AVKATiir.it.-9 a.m. : Lytton, S., and line ; Ipswich, calm and fino ; Laidley, calm and fine ; Toowoomba, calm and cloudy ; Dray- ton, calm and Uno j Warwick, S., and íino¡ Dalby, S.E., and line. SYDNEY.- 9 a. in. : Baromelor (corroclod), 30009; thermometer (»hade), 59-0; dilto (dry bulb). 5S-9 ; ditto (wet bulb), 51'7 ! force of wind, 1 ; direction, N.YV ¡ extont of cloud, 1 ; wealhor, fino.
BRISBANE PRICES CURRENT CORRECTED TO DATE. WINES AND SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
.BRISBANE PIUUE3 «JITKKENT CORRECTED TO DATE. AVINES AND SriRlTS. O 8 G 0 8 0 1 15 0 2 0 0 Branity, Martcll's per gal. Do. Ilcneasj's, do. ... una Do. United Vineyard do. 0 8 9 Do. Pinet Castillan (In eise) . 18 0 Do. best brands, In cases, per dozen, . Do. inferior do. do. Kain, W.I.,31) o p. pergal. Whiskey, good do. Do. In ease, per dozen ... Do. Ilajs" Glonlivit ... Do. Dunville'», Belfast, Geneva, J DKZ, or key, 4 ga!, case . 0 13 0 Old tom, best brands per dozen. 0 13 0 Poit, good quality per; cal. Sherry, do. do. Do. per dozen Champaçiio, do. ... Clin et do. Hock, .lo.J " t 10 0 Australian Claret, qrt».,.. 0 0 0 Do. do., Hints ... «... 0 0 0 AI.K AND POKrKR. Ale, Bass'» No. 3. CIU 0 Do. Loudon and Colonial Co.'» . 4 10 0 Do. Allsopp'«.6 IO 0 Do. D.uvson's, . «00, Do. A'otlitger'», . 6 0 0 D.i. other brands, from ... 6 0 0 Do. iu ease, per dozen ...080, Porter, good per «gd. ... 6 5 0 Do. Allsop1».6 5 0. I )n. In case per dozen ... U 10 0 , Ale, T'ontient's India pule, quin ts...
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
CENTRAL POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, MAY 27. BEFORE the Police Magistrate DRUNKEDNESS.-John Smith and Thomas North each pleaded guilty to being drunk, and were fined severally in the sum of 10s., or in default 21 hours in gaol. ASSAULT.-Ellen Cavanagh summoned Henry Meyers for assaulting her. The case was post- poned until Tuesday, the 7th proximo, the de- fendant being unable to attend in consequence of ill health.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
" INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. SUBSCRIPTIONS UP Per Mr. SuEPnEBD SMITH ¡ TO DATI £ B. d. His Excellency Sir G. F. Bowen. "330 Hon. D. F. Roberts ..330 Hon. R. G. W. Herbert ..500 Hon. R. Pring ..500 Dr. Bell . "330 Shepherd Smith ... "500 Hon. Colonel O'Connell "330 Dr. Cannan " 3 30 F. H.Hart. "330 II. P. Abbott "220 E. B. Forrest "220 Charles Lilloy, M.L.A. "330 John Littlo. .'.2 2 0 J. P. Boll. "330 F. O. Darvall "110 J. D. M'Lcan, M.L.A. "330 A. J. Hockings " 0 10 G Henry Logan "110 Hon. T. Do Lacy Moffatt "110 W. L. G. Drew ... "110 Henry Btickloy "220 Rev. John Bliss "10 0 G. C.Hortsmauu ... .. 0 1O-0 R. AV. Miles " 0 10 G Hon. H. B. Fitz ... "110 Dr. Purdio. "10 0 F. A. Cooper "10 0 Rev. R. Croyko "10 0 Hon. John Bramston "220 T. B. Stephens, M.L.A. "220 D. T. Seymour "110 Captain Pitt "220 Jumes Coley . "110 Hon. Geo. Harris ... "110 Sydney Mooro "220 jiuiics Mort "110 -Hon. John AVatts ... "330 J. B. Dixon "220 C. J..Boyds, M.L.A. "110 £81 0 G Per AV. FAWFAX and J. W. WILKI...
THE INUNDATION AT SHEFFIEL[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
THE INUNDATION AT SIlEFFIEL ). Sih'tico creeping donn the lilli, And the rhythm of the mil!, Closing «ith the day ; Waiting for the Sibbntli sun, Six ilajs' honest labor clone Thero the toll-woru lay. Night carno down on lienx-y sleep, Tired men in slumber deep, Take their haril-eartieil rest ; All the children are In bed, Anil the infant rests Its head On the mother's breast. Wakened now by (fusty wind, Moving oil'the tattered blind From the broken pane ¡ Or somo child perchance might start, Then closer creep to mother's heart, And go to sleep again. In Sheffield valley thus they slopt, "While tides of gathering waters crept 'Gainst fortress raised in vain ; Lashed into waves, with wild increase, Tiley fiercely clamour for release Upon the silent plain. Ho ! ho ! 'tis dono ¡ Hie enrtli banks lioave, Willi sullen roar the torrents clonvu Tlio hist remaining stay ; Ho ! ho ! King Death is out to-night, He'll stiew the records of lils might Along tile doomed way. An avalancha or unkno...
A VISIT TO LOW HAUNTS. (From Letter by "N." in the London Review.) [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
A VISIT TO LOW HAUNTS. "vj (From Lettor by "N." in tho London Review.) - OSE of the strangest pilgrimages that can DO mado among the wonderful sights of London used to bo accomplished, untillately, by x-isitors who had tho permission of the authorities and tho aid of tho police in "going the rounds" through tho lowest haunts of crime. A recent visit of this kind for many hours in company xx-ith oflicers who coidd not bo denied admittance anywhere, opened up largo fields for observation and varied subjects for after- thought. There were six of us in a party, and after a very long drive on a Saturday night thocab xvtis dismissed, und n march on foot commenced which xvas to last four or fivo hours, every minute of which was occupied according to a systematic plan. " Hore is tho grand entrnnco of a hugo theatre, xvith llaring gas, and a tide of people (lowing in. But n few taps at a dark back door, ¡inda magic word or two from our leaders, open tho way, by tortuous stairs, trap-doors, a...
TOOWOOMBA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) May 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
TOOWO0MJ3A. lo (most OU« OWN CORIllSI'OSDE.VT.) May 25. Tin Qiioon'B bitthda) passe 1 oil )cstcidiy in llio usual monotonous bush st)le, and tlio only sport of mi) kind ni lobito nasa sptiilodcmkel mutch between the clubs of Dru)lou mid 'loo Moomba windi wits «on by tho fenner willi Hit to wickets lo »puro llio following was tho sion - loowoomba-Kital innings, 30 , second m nm0' II lolal 81 IJinilon-I ust innings, 37, second innings, bl lolal 101 Dilling Hu game ono of tilt Dia)ton plnxais Ali Alituiidu Guy don, «as slunk on tho limpio by a bull, und «as quito senseless lor somo lime Dr A mist rang « is m tittoiilttieo und with the piof ssionnl ussislnuco ol that ¿i nllcinaii Mr Gaydon L,Iinitially lceoiend Singular to relate lho (list WO«IR ultciod by Mt Gaydon, on rccoieiing eonseioitsuess, «tit ' Not out-ask Hu lilliput " Hit Municipal CotiHiil met on Monday, «hen his Worship llio Mayot and Aldtimtn lion, Coopei, Crawley, and 1 isher, woio m attend, ance Bc)ond lho pa)inent of a ...
THE LABOR MARKET. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISBANE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
THE LABOR MARKET. 01. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BRISnAXE COURtER. Stn,-It is ovident Irom Mr. Taylor's letter, which appeared in your issue of to-day, that it is not so much lho scarcity tis tho clearness of labor ol' which tho squatters complain. Mr. Taylor doos no1 deny the truthfulness of my statement, that in Ibu bush the inailiiblo unem- ployed labor is not only sulllcient to nicol ovory requirement, but is, in somo districts, far in ox cess of the deiunud, for ho acknowledges that ho himself lins had many applical ions lor employ- ment, but stntos " that tlio unemployed refused (o accept a lower rate of remuneration tliaii had boen paid during lho past tivolvo months. No doubt men xvho havo travolled a long way into tho interior in tho expectation of obtaining a boiler prico for their labor than in tho neighbor- hood ol' the seaport towns, objeel to norie for less Hutu (ho current rato of wages ; 1 do no1 know what wages men seeking employment may ask ; I simply speak of thoso whic...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
SHIP MAILS The mail» per tho City of Brisbane, for New South AVales, A'ictoria, South Australia, and Tasmania, will be made up and closed at the General Post-oillce this day, (Saturday), as under: For registered letters, at 10-30 a.m. ¡ for ordinary letters at 11'30 a.m. ¡ and for news- papers, at 10 a.m. The late fee mail for Sydney and Melbourne only, will close at 12 noon.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
MACLEOD, CARTER, & CO., ÖBKSBAX MERCHANTS, COMMISSION, AND SQUATTÉES' AGENTS, Bowen, Port Denison. 8239 MR. GOODALL, DISCOUNT AND SHARE BROKER, BBTDOX'S BUILDINGS, QUEEN-STREET. 3840 . . W. H. BROWN, AtTCTIONEEB AND COMMISSION AGENT, Victoria-street, Warwick. _ TURNER & HIGGINSON, CUSTOM HOUSE AND SHIPPISO AGENTS, Brokers, COMMISSION AGENTS, AND ACCOUNTANTS, Queen-street, opposite Raffs Wharf. G. W. M'KEAND, AUCTIONEER, REAX PBOPEBTY & PASTORAL ESTATE AGENT. Sales Room and Office : Queen-street, ndjoining tho Treasury. HASSELL & OGG, AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, AND COMMISSION AGENTS, East and Bremer Streets, Ipswich. WEBB & SONS, CUSTOM HOUSE AND COMMISSION AGENTS AND SHIP BROKERS, Eagle-street, Brisbane._922 OLD BRISBANE STORE. JOSEPH HOGAN, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRAPER, GROCER, AND IRONMONGER, Stanley-street, Stanley Qnny, South Brisbane. QUEENSLAND HORSE REPOSITORY. LrvEBT, BAIT, & COMMISSION STABLES, Rear of tho Sovereign Hotel, Qu...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Brisbane Courier — 28 May 1864
STEAM TO IPSWICH. THE NOWRA «ill bo despatched from Harris' Wharf, THIS DAY i (SATURDAY), at 9 a.m. 1 v JAMES SMITH, Owner, May 28._ 5122 STEAMER NOWRA. »«¡.ii ITTOE above Steamer, winch possesses $3fc&" X superior accommodation, will bo "^^"."availablo for pic-nic or pleasure par- ties j or, can bo ongagcd for toning vessel* at all times when duo notico is given. J. & G. HARRIS, 5091 Agents. STEAM TO IPSWICH. «¡¡tal. rpHE AMY will load Cargo for Ipi M*W- ?*. wich ou MONDAY, at Orr & Honovman's Wharf. , 5105 STEAM TO CLEVELAND. JVk rpHE DIAMOND M ill bo despatched |£A from Raffs Wharf THIS ~~J DAY, Saturday, ' at noon, returning next day at same hour. ' Cargo received by Messrs. Geo. Raff and Co. Tares-Saloon, 7s. 6d. ; Fore Cabin, Ss. BRIGHT BROTHERS & CO., 5031_Agents. ARRIVAL OF CRICKETERS. tHl&v TOTE Steamer PREMIER will leave ?jyBgÇ. X tho A. S. N. Co.'s Wlmrf, THIS AFTERNOON, at Half-past FOUR, to bring up tlio SYDNEY ELEVEN from tho ste...