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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH. (Before H. Morris, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH. (Before H. Morris, J.P.) firoyme Tanna (Kanaka) for drunkeness was fined los or 34 hours in the cells and Tor dis- orderly conduct was fined 20s or . 7 days in prison. ,' Dick Tanna (Kanaka) was fined los or 24 hours in ecus for dronkeness. .. ? Edward, Downey> wai cautioned and dis- charged for a like offence. . Wright (Kanaka) was charged with assaul- ting one John Zatt and* causing previous bodily hann. On evidence of arrest-by Constable Maher, the prisoner was remanded (without bail) to the 16th inst. The injured man (who is in the hospital) was unable to appear.
(Before W. T. White and E. Morris, J.J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
(Before W. T. White and E. Morriu, J.J.P.) William Deictev. Robert Sturt as agent for.the "Orient Gold Mining Co. Ltd." V-t» ¿54. Mr Milford appeared for the complainant. . Defendant, as agent, was ordered to pay the amount chimed, with 3s Cd costs of court, ¿1 2s professional costs,'and 20s expenses of complainant's attendance. Amount to be recovered by levy and distraint on goods and chattels of the l'Orient Gold Mining Co."
SHOW SUGGESTIONS. [To THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
SHOW SUGGESTIONS. [To THE EDITOR.] Dear Sir,-I beg to o2cr a fe»- suggestions for the better working of your Annual I SbowwJ,I.,do-..ao «oletyt -with 'trvitw . tit bcucfitting thc district and in the hope of seeing thc Cairns show what it ought to be. We'l where shall I begin ? First'of all I would suggest that grass fed and c 'rn fed horses be not classified together, liy this I mean that comfeds and grassfeds should not compete against each other in the hackney classes. For instance I would not have grass fed horses competing against quiet, town, well-conditioned half-racehorscs ia the best ll, 12, 13, or 14 stone classes. It is not fair to tho grass-fed's owner, who has brought his horse a long di.-tance at much tioub'e and expensu to have him put in the ring against conditioned corn-feds. The ¡alter jo;; along quietly in the presence of all sorts of sights new to tho grass-fed lmHC, «id the Judges are bound t'i award the prize to condition. Make the distinction I suggest and you...
Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Coming Event«. Summary of Events advertised lu thc " Post" vrtl ?pjr&r ander this heading each issue. November 11 th Sturt and Co.'s sale at Oaklands. November 13. Sale of mining machinery by John Cairns. Sale of AUotmenta hy K. Start. .Mn» «mli«» »«-- ? -- --n"-- " Crown Lind sale at Cairns. November 19_ C.A.T.S. at Divisional Hall. December 4. Sale of Abbott Street allotments by A. J. Draper. December il. Dntries close for Johnstone River Races.
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
CORRESPONDENCE. I The Editor is in no way responsible for the opinion of correspondents. The ventilation of public matters will always be encouraged under this heading provided the letters sent in are signed by the respective writers. We reserve to ourselves the right to exclude all manuscript bearing a norn deplume, although we are prepared io admit that "Pro Bono Publico;' "Old Subscriber," "One JVho Knows" and the rest of that ancient frater- nity of anonymous scribes, may, under certain circumstances, be excused for veiling their signatures-l
"MORNING POST." "Neither by fear nor by favor, but by Truth alone." Thursday Morning, Nov. 11, 1897. DEEDS, NOT WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
" MORNING POST." ^'Neither by fear nor by favor, but by Truth alone/' ? Ttariiw Homing, Vev- ll, 1887 DEEDS, NOT WORDS. In a southern paper occurs a passa which forms a good text for a semi upon thc subject of "deeds- t words." The passage is as follows : " I see that a number of the country pap have been noticing the fact that the Rom Shire Council, at its last meeting, passe vote of thanks to the Romsey Examiner the fair and impartial reports of the meetii of that body during the year. No doub comes very much in thc nature of a surpi to the average shire councillor (o find tl any ctedit should be given to a newspaj for the continuous labor in advertising (fr the district and its institutions ; and yet I reporter often deserves thanks, not only reporting what is said and done but also reporting what should be said, and suppress a great deal of what is actually said. V&lt; often a verbatim report of what is said ai shite council meeting would astonish t natives. Apno+as of t...
TU QUOQUE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
TU QUOQUE. In a late issue of the Cairn Advocate, the evening organ of th&lt; local Labor Party, edite J by M Thomas Givens, the twice defeatec but still hopeful candidate for Legis lative honors, the Morning Post v. seriously taken to task for having mis1 applied the word" statutory."- Th. error crept into a report of the Muni I cipal Council proceedings and wai certainly a careless slip but perhaps t little excusable in the light of proofs being rsad at one or two o'clock ir the morning amidst the hurry'-and bustle of publication. However, ex cusable or not excusable, the errol was made, and "statuary" appeared instead of "statutory." proved by a passing feeling of curiosity we thought it well to look over the columns of om literary censor, thinking it just possible that we might luckily find om mistake. "If we can only find one," Awe thought "it will be a certain amount of satis- faction," but for all that we did not expect to find thirteen. It is really sad work contempl...
From Our Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Prom Our Point of View. LOCAL BUTCHER- T,H,ERE ARE MORE ASREE" iso MATTEKS. abIe met!l0,ls of earn , mg one's.living than butchering as carried out across the road from our office at Mr A. Keeble's well known shop. That old Northern veteran, Mr Frank Brown, is the shopman in charge, and morning after morning with the regularity of sunrise he is up and at work in the shop at 3.30 o'clock. The «asístanla. are heuled - a . little later, and there they all remain until (5 p.m.-14i hours every day. Some of tho rising generation who grumble at putting in an occasional nine hours should be turned over to the tender mercies of the butcher- ing business. Dairying is another sweet occupation-and for long hours can prob- ably give butchering points. Apropos of this it is quite on the cards that a third or even fourth firm of meat salesmen will start business in Cairns before long, no doubt attracted by the present price of 4d per lb for beef. At the last meeting of the Board, as will be notice...
MULGRAVE MILL CORRECTION. [To THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
MULGRAVE MILL CORRECTION. [To THF. EDITOR.] Sirrin a report of the meeting of share- holders ol the Mulgrave Central Mill, pub- lished in your paper on thc 21 st October, I noticed a letter from the manager, Mr W. G. Scott, in which he makes a statement to the effect that Mr Meyers, the late manager, in- formed him that the density of some of the cane during the last year's crushing season ranged from 10 o lo 12 o bcaume. I am very sorry, for the sake of thc mill, to say that no cane crushed during the season referred to in Mr Scott's report reached as high as 12 o bcaume, and an exceedingly small proportion went as high as IQ °- The stand-over cane was mostly rotten and the portions of it which were crushed at the latter part of thc season registered a density of only 6J beaume. Hop- ing you will find space lor thc above iii your valuable columns, I am, etc "ONE WHO KNOWS." Mulgrave Hoad, November 2nd, 1897.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
. T^ÔÏTMLE iT BEDROCK PRICES. I Other's Special Reserve Whisky. _ : Glendee 15 years old Special Reserve Whisky . Hollies 12 years old Glen Lion Whisky Bisquit De Beaches Pale Brandy Perkin's XXX . Sparkling Ale " in Octaves, quarters and cases. . - WALSH & Co., Cairns and Tort Douglas, ' *" '. _ ; Mareeba and Mossman._ Grown nt Myola, neat Barruu "Falls, |*~ Cairns*, N.Q. * I Tlio Registered Brand is an Alligator. I WALSH & Co., SOLE AGENT&|
Tides. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Tides. Thè following list, of the approxi- mate state of thc tides at thc Fairway Buoy is furnished by Mr Pilot Dick- son: . A.M. P.M. . H. M. ft. in., II. M. ft. ia. November 11 io 30 19.6 io 40 17 6 12 II o 19 o II io 17 o 13 II 30 18 6 ? II .40 16 6 14 i¡ o 18 o 15 o 40 16 o " i o 17 6 16 2 o '. 15 9 2 10 17 3 17 3 o 16 o 3 10 17 o
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Mark Winstone, BOOT & SHOE M AKEE, ABBOTT ST., CAIRNS. BOOTS &TsHOES To MEASURE on the Shortest Notico FIT AND STYLE GUARANTEED. REPAIRS NEATLY & PROMPTLY. EXECUTED. Boots and Shoes Kept in Stock. M.W. is also lauding Boots and Shoes from tho best English and American Makers, which lie will sell Cheap for Cash Only. Ho also keeps Half-Soles, Rivets, Etc. fur Outside Customers. Mark Winstone, ABBOTT -:- Street, -:- CAIRNS. JOHNSTONE RIVER AMATEUll TüßF CLUB. ENTRIES for the following "Races ito bo held at STOCKTON on 8th JANUARY, 1S98, must be in the .hands of the Hon. Secretar»' at 8 p.m. on. SATURDAY, nth December. 1897. -: PROGSAÏffHE- : HURDLE RACE, of 7 sovs'; the second horse to receive two sovs. . from the stake ; hurdle not less than 3ft. 6in. 1 j miles. MAIDEN PLATE, of 6 sovs ; the ? second horse to receive 1 sow ' from the stake. -J- mile. . NEW YEAR'S GIFT.-of 8 sovs; ; the second horse to receive 2 sovs from thc slake. .. ii miles. BRACELET, to be...
QUEENSLAND. BRISUAKK, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
QUEENSLAND BRISUAKK, Wednesday. Baxter and Saddler, tho contractors for tho Buudaberg-Gladstonc Railway, have sued the Railway Commissioner for £25,505, for matters in dispute in con- nection with their contract. Thc matter is being referred to arbitration. The contractors have appointed the late Chief Engineer for Victorian Railway», Mr H. C. Msio, as their arbitrator, while the Railway Commissioner lias appointed Hon. Thornloe Smith. Mr Geo. Charnier, of Sydney, is umpire. The sittings begin to-morrow, The Indian Government have passed a measure prohibiting the importation of horses from Northern Queensland ..n account of the ticks, in spite of thc .strong representations made hy the Chief Secretary to the effect that as thc. tick had already made its Appearance in India, no danger to Indian stock was to be anticipated. - ( ROCKHAMPTON, Wed. A letter of congratulation on the result of Mr Curtis' motion in tho Horse affirm- ing the desirability of Central and North- ern separation ...
Copper and Tin. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Copper and Tin. Messrs. M'Lean liros anil lligg, of Fen churcli-avemie, stat« tliot right throughout the year tho üemaml for copper has heen ! hi excess of the supply, and even iio\v,in spite of t ho engineers, strike ,the supply of copper is nut up to the icipiircincnts of thu market. Thu rczretablc feature is that, notwithstanding this state of affairs, tho article fotchea but a poor price, tho market vanuc yesterday ticing £40 2s' Od. per ton cjsh. This is u fair average «rico for tho year, but tho price luiB been Mailor »ince. your. Tl», Hintun« prto* W>M: In -BiiKlmwl tor capper waa in .1S72, « hen the article disposed , of " at ?£'I0S per -ton. 'The^ lowest price copper, has ever reached in this country was on the I'lth Jane of this year, when it only real- ised i"!7 17s- (id. psr to:t for a good merchan- table bruni. There is very little Australian copper on the London market, the output f r tho two chief centres-Victoria and Xew South wales-not having been very lafiic dur...
Fruit and Egg Preserving [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
Fruit and Egg Preserving After several ycais' experiments Mr J. A. Parker of Argyle Street, Sydney, has sue I ceeded in making a solution which will preserve eggs, fruits such as grapes, lemons, oranges, pears, passion fruit, etc. etc , for months and permit of their being shipped as general cargo to any part of the world. The process is simplicity itself, fruit and eggs merely require dipping' iu thc solution, or it may be applied with a brush, and if ordinary care be taken success is certain. One gallon will preserve QO cases of apples, oranges, lemons, etc. etç., and eggs can bc treated at a coat ot about a farthing per dozen. Oranges preserved with this solution have been sent from Sydney to Vancouver and back, as general cargo, and, after twice passing through the tropics were landed in Sydney eleven weeks after treatment per» fectly sound. Messrs Aplin, Brown, and.- Crawshay, Ltd , Townsville are the Queensland agents Irom whom full particulars may be obtained.
RACE SUPPER AND DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
RACE SUPPER AND DANCE, i A very largo number sat rloivn td an excellent sup])«' provided by i»Ir W. Pryn, nt the Lord Wolsley Hotel, after the races. The large ball room was full of tables, and .all the wit and beauty be- tween Double Island and the Aloomba. Plains were present. After, the settling the ball room was cleared, and a most enjoyable hall followed. Tho music was I provided by tho ladies present," .awl in spito of tho heat, everybody, enjoyed themselves to the utmost. Dancing was', kept up until 3 or 4 o'clock in the morii- ¡ i"S
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 11 November 1897
I Shake the Bottle. EsjMo'!'dWti). LEN N Orl & CoÄfei» Importers aod 1 SroçcrS, lroi)fi)oi)gçrs ! ÇommiSsioo ai)d &lt; AND j Cheap Family Drapers, Outfitters, Mercery, Boots and Shoes. CDrrmiTirc Hanj3, Daçor>, Frçsb Bûfctçr, Cb*es«, Rolled Oats,) By ?v«ry SPECIALTIES ( PotatoW( orjioos Hay, Coro, Ctyaff, Brao, Pollard ( Sttanjtr. OSÍSTED ^^^"KARA'' AND "GOLDEN" PURE CEYLON TEAS PRICES AND PATTERNS FREE ON APPLICATION. ALL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. Address Wíl). LL ll ll Uli & VU. Australasia, Cairos.