VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE.—The sixth annual meeting of this company took place on Tuesday evening, at Mr. N. Payten's hotel, Mr. L. Menser presiding. After the transaction of some formal business, the ...Article : 892 words
FOR some days past we have been in possession of information inspecting the murder, or supposed murder, of a German pedlar, named Henry Bode; but as the police authorities were in hot pursuit of the ...Article : 945 words
A FRENCH flcet is in our waters, and our fortifications are not ready. Heavily armed, fully manned Gallics ironclads are in one of our harbours, and the volunteers are shooting at targets at Wimbledon instead of ...Article : 1,630 words
SHORTLY after the hour of noon yesterday, the first sod of the Great Northern Railway of Queensland was turned by his Excellency Sir George Ferguson Bowen. The preparations for the event, organised by the ...Article : 898 words
I HAVE mentiaincd before, I think, that the odours in a Chinese encampment, or quarter, are not as of peaches, but after coming out of the close, fetid, poison-laden atmosphere of the Opium Saloon, it was ...Article : 2,311 words
CUTTING THE TONGUE OUT OF A HOUSE.—A shocking case of brutality to a horse occurred in this township a few days ago. A young man, Henry Deitz, was charged, on information, by senior sergeant ...Article : 652 words
IF it had not been for the large supplies of wheat poured into the various colonies this season from Chili, prices would, before this, have risen to an enormous pitch. Our own export has been steadily ...Article : 548 words
THE dark side of bush life is now coming before the public. This season has been one of unparalleled suffering both to masters and servants. It has proved to us that the chase for the golden fleece is not all ...Article : 1,547 words
WE have Brisbane papers to the 3rd instant, from which we quote as follows:— BLACKS DIVING.—The Daily Guardian of that date states that on Monday forenoon four or five blacks ...Article : 982 words
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