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Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
(Cpnanaercinl .'tnteJUugf-uace. Population Return.- ?Tho following aro tho .'! arrivals and departures of popula tiou by soo, at tho port of Brisbtuiu, for thc qu arter ending 3Dth June, 1861 :? Males. ?.. Feanales. Arrivals. 957 ,317 ¦ Departures...... .293 ? 73 ". Increase.'.....'::.-.?; 90S Totnl'value of thc imports and exports, port of Brisbane, for the quarter ending 30th Jurie, ,'1861:? . : ¦&lt;;¦:-?', .;£;¦'-' '";.'.¦'?¦' , Imports..;,. Exports. ;--? April........ £74,827 £73,4o"G r May'."........... 78.249 23,108 ^auno'...V. '41,7(59 i', 20,371 '¦¦i&&-u:i;.;'~ ; .,.'¦"-'?^-r. ¦¦¦ ?'-\':-',«¦' "Totals, ...... £18!),315.-. £11(3,835 These exports arc inclusive of; tb*e cargo of thc Bessie, nil but a fraction -.-.pf -which was . shipped in June, and may ba estimated at £35,000 to £40,000. .
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
SHIP MAI'LS. .- The mails by the Teleg raph for New South Wiles, Victoria, South Australia, and .Tasmania, . .-will lie made up at the Gene ral Post Office* as fol- 4" ..lows:? ; ? ?¦?.-¦ For Registered letters, at 5 o'clock, this -evening. .¦ Ordinary letters. and ne wspnpers,. hal.f-past (i o'clock, to-morrow morninj >.
NEWS AND NOTES. CLX. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
NEWS AND NOTES . &nbsp; BY A SYDNEY MAN. CLX. Does anybody believe in the Comet? I don't Messrs. Scott, Tebbutt, and a host of others promised faithfully that, it should be here last Saturday,morning, and so fully did people rely upon this that many were up at an early hour to greet the expected vi- sitor. "Whether be really did or did, not cross the earth's orbit at half-past six a.m. of Saturday, T should not like to make affidavit; Imt ray private impression is that he didn't. All I know is that 1 went to sleep about itwo in tho morning and awoke at seven, when there was no comet to be seen, nor lad ho left any trace, the morning being con- foundedly cool. Somebody said that the comet would bo close to tho sun, 60 I looked ?straight in that direction, but the moro .1 looked tho moro I couldn't seo it; only after looking "straight at the sun fora few seconds, and thon'following Mr. Scott's directions ty going into, a dark room and closing my eyes, I could" see very distinc...
WEEKLY EPITOME. [THE following ep[?]ome was unavoidably crowded out from Monday's issue.] SATURDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
WK EM. 8; Sf EffMTWJJIBS. [The following cpltmna was unavoidably crowded ont (rom Monday's i*huu.] SA'iUliDAY l-IvKNJKC. Tho chief items of importance this week aro political and parliamentary. On Monday evening a well-attended and respectable meeting;, presided over by tho Mayor, was held at tim north Brisbane School of Arts, for tho purpose of taking into con- sideration tho Parliamentary and Privileges' Bill. Tho meeting was addressed by Messrs. Coote, Pugh, Garrick, and Hemmant, and tho resolutions passed wero:? " (I.) Tint this meeting, while fully admitting the Misting necessity for investing the legislature ivith nil the powers required to enable it to enforce those inquiries which form thc safest protection alike to the civil service and ttie general interests ol'the imlilic, desires to express its opinion Hutt any provision embodying Mich powers should lit? in accordance with the ancient constitution mid liberties ol' Englishmen, without restraining the recognised prerogati...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
BIRTH. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At the South Brisbane Hotel, South Brisbane, &nbsp; on the 7th instant, Mrs. John O'Rourke of a daughter. &nbsp; &nbsp; MARRIAGE. On the 5th instant, at St. Stephen's Church, North Brisbane, by the Rev. Jas. Maleny, George &nbsp; &nbsp; Cumming, of Drayton, to Margaret Maguire, of &nbsp; Brisbane. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO SUBSCRIBERS. &nbsp; &nbsp; SUBSCRIBERS, are reminded that the price of &nbsp; the Courier per quarter is now FIFTEEN SHILLINGS, to be paid in advance. (AGENTS-will please to note the above.)
IPSWICH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MONDAY (YESTERDAY). [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
IPSWICH. (FMM OtJB OWN CORKESrOKDENT.) Monday (Yesterday). The Rov.L. H. Rumsoy preached yesterday morning, in compliance with a suggestion of mw of his parishioners, upon " Sudden Death." ino congregation was numerous, tho service solemn, tho musical portion of it being carried out with peculiar and appropriate softness, tlio clergyman,; beforo tho reading of thc Litany desired tho prayors of the congrega- tion ou behalf of those who, preserved by the mercy of God from sudden death, were still iinnsca, wonk, and in danger. Thc text was Jlatt xxiv., 41, 42?" Two women shall be grinding at tho mill; tho ono shall bo taken and tho othor left. "Watch therefore: for yo wow not what hour your Lord doth come." ?ito sermon was simple, but tho timo I havo at my disposal will not suflico for a roport of ? Hie preacher began with remarking on ie awfulness of death. Wo knew that when Ho spirit left the body it did not die nor sleep, 'M wo did not know in what stute it con- wood until summoned ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
Stoam to Sydney. mH^TELEGRArH. from J. the A. S. N; Co.'b New Wharf, on WEDNESDAY MORNING, at 9,o'clock. ? ^-Steerage Fares Reduced to £3. Wliarf, 17th June. GEO. D. WEBB, Agent* Brig. "BESSIE," from London. ii IL Accounts against this vessel must be 'A rendered, in duplicate, to tho undersigned, od or before TUESDAY, 9th Instant. J.& G. HARRIS, \ . Agenta. 'Brisbane, 5th July, lfi 61. _ :-r-NOTICE. ¦ ' £10 REWARD. 'inTOLEN'or'STRAYED, from Mogan4, Weir n River, near C»lundoon, Darling Downs Dib triot'a Hay HORSE, branded HM noar shoulder, ?ind'Mil'I's marked on near (ride. The above re- nard wi" ba paid, if stolen, on conviction, and £5 if strayed..on delivery to Charles Wetherall or Jsroi) andW.- Low, Weltown.nonr Calandoon: .nhiioscd to be taken toward* tho Balloon River. 'm CHARLES WEATHKRA LL, 1 , , Stockman, Weltown. 10th June, 18G1. "^ £2 REWARD. L' OST a COMMERCIAL BANK CHEQUE BOOK. Whoever will roturn it to the 'Courier oflico- will receive th'j above rownrd. ' Noti...
The Courier. TUESDAY, JULY 9 1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
S3r Courier. TUESDAY, JULY 9 1801. It is difficult to conceive that cither much good or harm will result from tho labours of thc select committee appointed to enquire into the working of the Primary Schools' Act passed last sessiou. The composition of the committee is such that it is highly improbable, that they will return a verdict favorable to, thc existing Board of Education. At tho same time, should they bring up a report unfavorable to tho Board, thc report will bo regarded with a considerable amount of suspicion, as emanating from thc enemies of that system of education which tho Board has been appointed to carry out. The committee originally moved for by Mr. Moffatt waa ono of enquiry into certain charges against the Board, brought by a small section of one particular ch ure li. The oliarges were clearly refuted by tho Colonial Treasurer, a member of thc Board; and had the house divided upon Mr. Moi'FATT's original motion, (hero 5s every reason to believe i hut it would lmve...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
Jboval Intelligence. South Bhishane School of A hts.? SitAKSfKttiAN Headings.?A scries of read- ings wero delivered last ovcning at the Mechanics' Suhuoi of Arts, South Brisbane. Thc fourth act of tho Merchant of Vcnico was first read, in which Mr. H. Glassock took tho part of tho usurious Jew; Mr. 1&lt;\ O. Bryant, tho unfortunate merchant, "Antonio;" Mr. Hoghton, "Bassanio-," Mr. S. L. Peter- son, " tho Duke;" Mr. Gray, " Gratiano;" and Mr. T>. Peterson, "Portia." The parts ol' " Shylock " and " Antonio " were most ably rendered by Messrs. Glassock nnd Bryant, and tho other characters wero also well sus- tained. After this Mr. II. Hoghton road a selection from Dickons' " Two Cities," which was rendered in that peculiarly happy style which Mr. H. possesses for cockney repre- sentations. Tho fifth act of "Hamlet" was tho next on tho programme, with tho following cast of , characters:? Tho first Gravo-digger and Laortes, Mr. Glas- sock ; second ditto. Mr. Gray; Hamlet, Mr....
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1861
w ANTED JOINERS. Apply to ROBERT PORTER, Qnopn-street. WANTED a GKNKK AL SERVANT. Apply to .Mm. JOHN STEPHENS, South Bris hano : or to Oflice ol' this paper. WANTED a strong active LAD, to drive a Baker's Cart. Apply to AMOS GLOVER, George-street, WANTBD a COOK and LAUNDRESS. Apply fo Mr. R. DOUGLAS, Kangaroo &nbsp; Point. WANTED a competent COOK for the Metro- &nbsp; politian Hotel, Edward-street. Apply at &nbsp; once to the Proprie-or. JAMES MOONEY. WANTED, « lAuir or Five bloomed COT- TAGE, in or nour tho town. Apply to HOPKINS & CRAWFORD. VI/ANTED Two BULLOCK-DRIVERS, to if go by this (To-morrow's) steamer to Rock- hampton. Apply to AUTHOR MARTIN, Auc- tioneer. WANTED liy a Married Man, a SITUATION as STCKI'KEEl'ER on some station whore permanent employment could be obtained. Apply to " W. R.,1' 'Cornier' Oflico. W ANTED a SITUATION on a SHEEP or V* CATTLE STATION, by a Married Man, without tinnily Tho advertisers can turn their limul to anything....
Letters to the Editor. THE MEDICAL BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
Iiettero to the Editor. THE MEDICAL BILL. Mn. Editor,?I want to say a few words upon this bill, which I fear is about to pass and becomo law in Queensland. I am a man with a family, who never grudged paying my doctor's bill; but I don't want those doctors and their bosom friends to pass a law against progress in medicine, or one that would interfere with a practice of medicine different to that which now obtains in Brisbane. Wc all know that at present in England, Scotland, America, and tho Continent, tlicro aro hundreds of medical men who have aban- doned the only profession of medicine wc aro being treated to in this colony, and havo adopted the moro scientific method of treating disease styled Homoeopathy. Do tho doctors of Queensland think they or their friends can hinder thc introduction and spread of this mol£ successful method of treating disease ? ThtPbill now before tho lower house looks like an offort, not to benefit tho pooplo, but to protect a class?a class who aro conde...
TO JAMES TAYLOR, ESQ., M.L.A. (Per favor of the Courier.) [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
TO JAMES TAYLOR, ESQ., M.L.A. «»ay (Per favor of thc Courier.) My Dear James,?Excuse tho familiar Btylo in which I address you, but I take a groat interest in you, and this must be my apology. You aro reported to liavo said in tho'Assembly that you woro invited to attend ono of thoso " riotous meetings" in favor of his Honor tho judgo, but you declined I Pray, who invited j'ou? I really was not awaro you woro a person of such importance that your august presonco was doomed necessary at a public mooting, to givo it > au appearance of respectability,'.nor was I awaro you woro especially invited to do justice to a judgo. Was it Arthur Hodgson, and his school of politicians who invited, you, and gavo you the hoads of your eloquent declamation on tho riotous and disgraceful meeting in favor of a man who is far, vory far your superior, in birth, education, and position ? Who was thu chairman to whom you ro forrod?and have you not boen guilty of a libbi? Mr. Petrio was chairman of tho B...
THE SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
THE SCHOOL OF ARTS. Sir.,?The object of this letter is to desire tho earnest attention of tho public to tho pre- sent utter uselessness of the "Temple of tho Arts and Sciences" (1) now adorning tho principal thoroughfare of tho capital of Quoonslaud, and I trust it will elicit other expressions of opinion with respect to this real grievance. I have said "adorning," but I am not correct?far from being an ornament to our city, it stands a reproach to tho citi- zens ; a laughing stock for all arrivals from the southern colonies; a gloomy edifice throwiug a baneful shadow over the sunbeams of knowledge and wisdom. It is true that it answers tho invaluable omi of a " circulating library,".and possibly it may also bo true that tho "reform oommitteo" may perhaps favor tho good folk of Brisbane (if thoy will bo patient enough to wait) with a few " popular" lectures oro thoir term of oflice is completed. Such an achievement tho " reform committee" will doubtless regard as a great success, an...
THE NATIVE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
THE NATIVE POLICE. Sin,?Owing to tho flooded state of tho country'lately, I have only just received your issue of the 4th ult., with a long letter from tho Messrs. J. and A. Mortimer, of Marnmbar, about tho Nativo Polico, &c, in which my name is brought before the public outiroly without my concurrence, about a subject that I know little of, and caro less. By inserting this you will greatly oblige, your humble servant, A. SWANSON. Yabber, 21st Juno, 18G1.
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
Weekly Calendar. niau WAfgR at Brisbane. Day*. "Wednesday ... Thursday??.'... Friday. 'Saturday. Sunday. Monday . Tuesday. Date. Morn. After. July. IO ll 12 13 H 15 IC 0 42 1 28 2 20 8 IO 4 0 4 46 5 32 1 4 J 54 2 40 3 38 4 22 5 6 5 56 Suw. Rises. Sets. 6 52 ll 52 6 52 6 51 6 51 6 50 6 50
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY (THIS DAY). [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
was l ¦ ? ? LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Wednesday (Tins Day). GENERAL BUSINESS?NOTICES OF WHOM. I Mr. Boyds to move,?For leave to bring in a Bill for the Management of Benevolent Asylum Wards in Hospitals. Mr. Lilley to move,?" That this! house will, to-morrotv, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole, to consider of an Address to the Governor, transmitting a copy of tho report of the Standing Orders' Committee relative to thefSala ries ol' tho Parliamentary Shorthand Writers mid Principal Messenger to tho Assembly, and praying that his Excellency will be pleased to cause effect to he given to such Report." Mr.lt. CnruBto move,?(I.) That ta select com- mittee be appointed to inquire into the merits of tho petition presented by John Stephen Ferritcr and Thomas Jones. (2.) That-such committee consist of Afr. Macalister, Mr. Huff, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Moffatt, and the Mover. GENERAL BUSINESS?0BDEES OF THE DAY. Consideration in committee of Legislative Council's Itesolutioiis relative to thc ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
PARTNERSHIP. HETHERINGTON AND BROWNE beg to intimate that they have entered upon those promises lately occupied by Mr. R. D. Palmer, and intend carrying on business as General Storekeepers, Auctioneers, Shipping, Customs, and Commission Agents, and trnst that by strict attention to business, combined with reasonable charges, to merit a continuance of that support so kindly bestowed upon them individually for tho last seven years. The Paddlery Department in all its branches will be carried on as usual by Jas. Browno, who, from his long and practical experience in tho above lino of business, will enable him to give every satisfaction to those who will kindly Javour us with orders ; or any other requirements in the above branch, will meet with prompt attention. HETHERINGTON &lt;fc BROWNE, Gladstone, Port Curtis. Julyl, 1861. -? NOTICE. , THE PARTNERSHIP heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, carrying on business in Sydney as Auctioneers and Com- mission Agents, TERMINAT...
WATER POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
WATER POLICE COURT. Mokday,?Before tho Water Police Magis- trate.' Wills v. Colo.?In this caso tho defendant, ?who was ebarged with disobeying tho ordors of tho commander of tho Prince Albert, made no appearance to the numinous charging him with this offence. A warrant was accord- ingly issued for his apprehension.
DON'T WISH YOU WERE AN EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 10 July 1861
DON'T WISH YOU WERE AN EDITOR. Don't wish you woro an Editor, Tbo biped who thinks so, Knows little of tho drudgory They havo to imdorgo. ", Thoy got tho biggest and tbo best Of everything that goos,"? But sometimes 'tis a stout horso whip Laid on with heavy blows. Just when all nature's fast asleop His labours then bogil], And tbinkand scribble on bo must, ¦Ho still must " bear and grin." Tho ',': devil" waits, with cap in hand, '¦' Whilst anxious " Compos " say? ? "Wo.wondor what old Sneezer's at, , We'veiliad no "fat" to-day I" In vain his weary eyes seok rest, No rest for'bim is known? For'ho must furnish "copy" from , His leaders and " our own." And then the chance of libels meet His keon and anxious soul, Lest law, and eko the "Logal tribo" Should dip into his howl, Next day ho ventures out abroad? Ho sees some friond look black, Bccauso ho did not "puff him up," But throw him in "tho sack." Ono rcador meets him in tho street, And says in quito a huff? " I seo you writo a Util...