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1W the cato of James Ballantyne v. John M'Donald, particulars of which wore given in yesterdoy's communication, tho Bcnoh gavo a verdict for plaintiff for £12, the full amount
claimed, and £3 Us. coila.
J. M'Donald v. J. Ballantyne.-This was a cross action brought by plaintiff to recover the sum of £20, damages alleged to have been sus- tained through the breaking down of a dog-cart which had been hired from defendant. Mr. Batho for plaintiff, and Mr. Obubb for defend- ant. Before any evidence was taken in this case, Mr. Ohu'bb took objeetion to tbo informa- tion as not setting forth the distinct and full particulars upon which the aotion was brought. The objection was sustained by the Beuch, who non-suited the plaintiff, with £2 11s. costs.
The usuul monthly Land Selection Court for the district of West Moreton was hold by the Land Agent, Mr. R, J. Smith, this morning,
when the following applications wero dealt
HOMESTEADS - AGRICULTURAL.
John Lane, 50 acres, Laidley, accepted.
D, M. Irving, 80 acres, Gatton, accepted. James Jones, 80 acres, Laidley, accepted. Daniel Drue, 80 acres, Helidon, accepted.
William Durrage, 40 acres, Helidon, accepted. J. F. Olborg, 80 acres, Alfred, accepted.
HOMESTEADS - PASTORAL
Wm. Duesbury, 46 acres, Jeebropilly, dismissed
Peter Lorenzen, 61 acres 2 roods, Walloon, ac-
C. H. W. Wendorff, 60 acres, Walloon, accepted. Martin Kelly, 160 acres, Helidon, accepted.
Harris Thistlethwaite, 99 acres, Tent Hill, ac-
James Cudetry, 300 acres, Helidon, accepted.
SECOND CLASS PASTORAL
Hugh Mackay, junior, 40 acres, Fassifern, ac-
W. B. Tomkins, 160 acres, Brassall, accepted
Francis A. Primrose, 264 acres, Emu Creek, ac-
A special meeting of the members of the Municipal Council was held at the School of Arts, this afternoon, for the purpose of making
arrangements for drawing up on address of con- dolence to Major Blackall on the decease of his lamented father, the late Governor of Queens- land. The members present were the Mayor and Aldermen Shenton, Watkins, Vowles, Gorry, and Cameron. It was unanimously resolved, on the motion of Alderman Watkins, seconded by Alderman Gorry, that the preparation of the address should be left in the hands of the Mayor and Town Clerk.
lho annireieary of tho Primitive Methodist ! Sabbath-sohools, Ipswich, will bo hold m tbo Temporáneo Hall on Sunday, whon two sor mons and au addross to parents and oluldron
will bo dolnored by tho Rov J S Dobson, in i aid of tho sohool funds Ou Monday ovoniuc a publio mooting «ill bo hold, whon a variety of addresses aud rooitations will bo given
It has beon raining Bteadily since noon to
day, with ovory appuient prospoot of continu