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WESTERN DISTRICT DINECTORY. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. &nbsp; &nbsp; Police Magistrate:-A. W. Compigne. and Office.-Commissioner : V. Desgrand. Recording Clerk : S. Bedford. ative Police.- Inspector : F. Murray. Sub- Inspectors : B. B Gough, H. P. Kaye, &nbsp; ?. Eglinton. ?al Police.—Sub-Inspector : J. Ahern. and Telegraph Office.—Postmaster : C. ?ngstein. Line Repairer : J.G.Quinn. School Teacher—W.H.L. Campbell. ?per : J. Monahan. ? of Marriages : W. H. L. Campbell, ? of Public Works : T. Dodd, ?pector : T. Feeley. &nbsp; National Bank.-Manager: A. &nbsp; ccountant : W. H. Charker. oral Society. — Secretary : J. Club,—Secretary : J. Monahan, Society.— Noble Grand : S. Medical Practitioner.— Dr. C. J. Moran. Anglican Church.—Incumbent : Rev. P. D. Kingham. Storekeepers—Briggs & Mackenzie, F. Clewett, W. Elliott. Hotels—Western Downs Club, P. O'Malley : Bushman's Arms, W. Frost : Commercial, W. Elliott ; Prince of Wales, F. Ahnfeldt ; Blackall, T. Mur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
BLACKALL AND WITTOWN. A FOUR-HORSE COACH &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; will Leave BLACKALL every TUES- DAY MORNING, at 8 a.m., for WITTOWN. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Returning from Wittown on Thursday at 8 a.m. and reaching Blackall on Friday after- noon. &nbsp; FARE — £2. Parcels under 4lbs, 1s, 6d,: over that 3d. per lb. BOOKING OFFICE—FROST'S HOTEL, H. JOHNSON, Proprietor. COBB & CO.'S TELEGRAPH LINE OF ROYAL MAIL COACHES. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE COACHES of this Line will RUN as follows until further notice :— &nbsp; From Comet to Springsure—Sundays and Wednesdays, 5 a.m. From Springsure to Comet — Mondays and Thursdays, 5 a.m. &...
WEATHER REPORT. TAMBO, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
WEATHER REPORT. &nbsp; TAMBO, Friday. It has been raining continuously for the last 50 hours and no signs of clearing. River rising. CHARLEVILLE, Friday. Heavy rain Wednesday, showery all day Thursday and to-day, The mail from Bris- bane due on Wednesday has not arrived. Heavy rains have been experienced at Mit- chell Downs. Roma road in fearful state. ARAMAC, Friday. Rain has fallen steadily from Wednesday evening up to to-day. Showery to-day, and threatening to fall heavily. Creek rising fast. At Clermont yesterday at 9 a.m. the wind was south and raining ; at Copperfield, south &nbsp; and steady rain; at Springsure, south east, and steady rain ; at Jericho, south east, and steady rain. &nbsp; &nbsp;
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. CHARLEVILLE, July 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
STOCK AND STATION REPORT, FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. CHARLEVILLE, July 22. A mob of 247 bullocks left Yarronville on the 14th instant for wilcannia. BLACKALL, Friday Evening DURING the whole of this week and from Saturday last the rain has fallen in an almost continuous downpour. A strong cold wind waas blowing on Tuesday, which brought up a fresh instalment of rain, and the sudden fall of the mercury in the barometer gave warn- ing of impending flood rains. The river is running, and the rain appears general. This &nbsp; season has been altogether different from any experienced in the district before, as the end of June usually terminates the rainy season, and the weather remains fair for six months afterwards. Judging by present appearances we are likely to have a continued flood. &nbsp; Stock movements and sales have been much impeded by this weather, and the commencement of shearing has been postponed owing to the same cause. We understand that the price for shea...
Champion. [?] kine literis mos [?]. [?]ACKALL, SATURDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
Champion. WtM Uteris jntortfti;. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, JULY 26. IF our memory serves us aright it is not so very long ago since the Queenslander newspaper was a staunch supporter of the pastoral interest. It did not then refer to pastoral tenants as "men whose &nbsp; judgments are clouded by class hatred." To accuse them of " arrogant enuncia- tion of baseless claims, of flaunting class interests, class politics, and class preju- dices before the rest of the community," was not at that time the policy of the Queenslander. The squatters then were a powerful and important section of the community, to resist whom a mightier influence was needed than that possessed by the leading journal of the colony. The Queenslander, or the Courier-for we presume the policy of one journal is that of the other-has now thrown its previous opinions to the winds, and comes before the public in an entirely new character. Tho worst of drunkards when reformed become the most bigoted of teetotallers ; ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. THE AUSTRALASIAN SKETCHER.—The July number of this periodical has reached us. The illustrations as usual are excellent. We can cordially recommend it to the notice of settlers out west as the best pictorial journal in the colonies. SHEARING.-Mr. Elliott, of Bowen Downs, intends beginning shearing earlier this season that he may give employment to the large number of men who are waiting for work to commence. TAMBO HOSPITAL.-We notice that Dr. Graham Browne has arrived at Tambo to assume the superintendence of the District Hospital. BLACKALL PUBLIC HALL.-The prelimi- nary prospectus of a small company to be formed for the purpose of erecting a public hall in Blackall is published in another column. We are in a position to state that applications for nearly half the number of shares have been already received. THE ARAMAC STATE SCHOOL,-We learn from the Mail that the funds available for building the new school house amount to £689 2s, 3d. At a recent meeting it w...
[?]EST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
EST NEWS'. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, July 11. Latest advices from the Cape an- nounce that the British troops continue their advance into the enemy's country unopposed. A junction has been effected between the two columns of the British troops within twenty-five miles of Undini, Cetawayo's chief kraal. Sir Garnet Wolsley and staff arrived at the Cape on the 23 rd June. LONDON, July 12. &nbsp; The transport steamer Orontes has arrived from the Cape. The body of the Prince Imperial was conveyed to Chiselhurst. The funeral procession was most imposing. There was a numerous assemblage. The Prince of Wales, Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of Connaught, and Duke of Cambridge officiated as pall bearers. The Queen and Princess Beatrice remained with the Empress during the ceremony. LONDON, July 17. At a banquet held at the Crystal Palace Lord Cranbrook said that Yakoob Khan was honestly fulfilling the obliga- tions he had entered into with the B...
SYDNEY. FRIDAY, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
SYDNEY FRIDAY, July 25. Sleigh, the Grafton bushranger, convicted of several robberies, was sentenced to four years imprisonment. The Mercantile Bank has declared a div dend of 9 per cent. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Belgian Commissioner to the Sy Exhibition intends taking a tour thr colony for the purpose of ascert openings there are for iuVertmcd nental capital, particularly in with sheep farming. The Legislative Council has adop series of resolutions vindicating that C from the accusations of the Premier Woodlands has been scratc itan Stakes ; Wild
[?]—WITTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 26 July 1879
ISISFORD—WITTOWN. Police Magistrate ; W. C. Cardew. Clerk of Petty Sessions : W. ?. Stuart. Postmaster : J. Whitman. Poundkeeper : L. E. Ashby. ?otels - Westward Ho, J.M. McDonnell ??, ?ngton, J Dorrian, ??Keepers - W & J Whittman, ? and Wheelwright J. Swan ?? Cowan, ?? Mears, ?? Keeper - H ?dal?g, ? Ho! Jockey Club - Secretary J ? man
LEISURE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
LEISURE HOURS. . We purpose in future to save enough rpnee from our advertising columns to insert n feu* original and selected riddles, in the solution of which our younger readers may while a leisure hour away. The answers will be given a fortnight alter the publication of the problems. It will afford us much pleasure to rcccivc original contributions to this co lumn tram any of our readers. 18. CHARADES. When tipplers get upon llio " burst," Though much they drink, still want my first. Ami nobbier*, if of any size, Into my second soon will rise. The whole will show who you have sent, As Member into Parliament. 19. Within my first the trulli lies hid, Though often covered with a lid. The second one would make you run, If fired at you trom a gun. Place these together, and the rest Will form a station in Uic west, 20. DIAMOND imZl.E. The centre word must read up and down and across the column, tlic remaining words forming the diamond, A consonant An animal. A province in Africa. A to...
THE KANAKA QUESTION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
THE TO THBSbHOB. J Sm.-In your lone of the.Htti foiUut, " Oaprioomicns" Is doabtibl if *ny ^oamal exoept the Winter* (Tkamfio* itohM fanert hi* letter on Folyneriantifbor. Hodttri$'i>e it ooneot on . "Oi^oqmlOBf'' dales " I consider that the l&^mrntna^ did n gixtai wrong to the Cmwn lowmii they islo|»|)cd the introductttti' tit Vtonrh* into the interior of Quccnsl|ttfi. 3l|b^i§|ti known that they merely did;tfcljj to pAijjdffW the short-sighted prejudices of &£ ^iecfcosi in the centres of population ft]aiig-ihe -ooMt) totally regardless of the wonts of the pastoral tenant*, and the difficulties they have to con tend with in witting the new territories of the West." Any jierson having a knowledge of sheep forming must admit that the em ployment of Kanakas, to a ccrtain extent, appeal s io he chcnp labor; but such is not the case. 1 know of my own knowledge £H!t I?s. paid for the expenses of eleven Kanakas from llrishanc to lilackalL and tUcu they had to go nearly 1...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
COEEESPONDENCE. TO COItltESPONDENTS. SectRTaries of Itacc, Cricket, and other 1 local Clubs will confer a favor upon us and ' upon iha public by forwarding to (his office reports of meetings matches and any nova of importance likely to interest our numerous readers. Sales of «lock, notices of travelling 6bccj>, cattle, or honscs, arrivals of teams, elation news, and all matters of general in* tcrujst, will be thankfully received and ac knowledged. Our racing calendars and Ftnd-books, com bined with our spurting editor'* intimate knowledge of Queensland IIOIUCH, will enable ua to supply inquirers with correct replies to any questions relating to tJic turf upon which they are desirous of obtaining informa tion. The columns of UiIr journal arc open to our subscriber* tor the discussion of any matters of local public interest. Personali ties striclly excluded. AH communications must be addressed to the Editor. BAHCAXDINH.-The Barb won the Cham pion ltncc at Flemingtou in 18G7, in 5ro...
SELECTED POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
SELECTED POETBY. .SoMR weeks npo wc published one of the late George Whyle-Mclville's limiting lyrics. A correspondent 1ms now forwarded to us the lost lines written by the fcume highly-gifted port, Tht»y were written on the morning of his deatli, before lie went out on his last and fatal ride across country. The lines were printed in the Whitehall Annual, pub lished lately in London. GOOD BYE. Falling leaf, and fading tree, Lines of white in a sullen kco» Shadows rising on von and roe ; The swallows arc in*kin£ them ready to fly, Wheeling out on a windy sky, Good-bye, summer! Good-bye, Good-bye, Hush ! .1 voice from the faraway; " Li^ien and learn,1'1 it seems to bay, " All the to-morrows shall be as to-dny." The cord is frayed-the cruise is dry, The link mu^t break, the lamp must die, Guod-hyc, hype !-Good-bye, Good-bye t What nre wc waiting for ? Oh my heart 1 Kiss me straight on the brow*; and part. Again] again!-My heart 1 my heart! What are we waiting for, you and 11 A pleadin...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
STOCK AND STATION U15 PORT. T5LA.UKAU,, Frulny Evening. The weather has been fine during the week, Willi slight showers on Tuesday, Good reports have Ixsen brought in from the West tliM, there is plenty of grass end water. Sir, i Monohan reports this weekA lot of two .year-old stoere and 600 mixed cons sold at natisfoctory prioea. We notioo from en ad vertiscmcat that the sale of the Station has been next, a&d tiiafc the P to be sub; mm^k
Experiences in the Far West. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
Experiences in the Far West. liVA TKAVU.I.RR. f C ant inv/d from &lt;wr last.) AT length came the welcome news that the cattle were i»ussiiiff down to on out-Motion where llicy were lo he delivered and lc branded. Wc joined Rome bulls to the mob, nil haJids made tracks lo the place of delivery. It was arranged that the waggon should follow iho track leadiup out to the Western river. This was the only track then cxtunt. It was pretty distinct, however, mid I was told wns formed hy some philanthropic individual who dragged tomo logs under his ditty, Jn the vicinity of tin's track is now situated a rising township three creeks fol lowing in close vicinity crossed hy two new bridges. We soon finished up the branding and got our charge under weigh ; and forn time at least hid farewell tocivilization. We mustered about twelve hundred head of mixed cattle, consisting of about the usual propor tion of ages, and sexes the females predomin ating. After being a day or two on the road, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
cnipps's |hWy cures oKrc ak Tr»Tt.tniiB i»T«aj«j utarvtVMn, t|,c Jivcr, fltiroulatc Uic BCcNuiggkq sy Tcmnvc nil inflammation, and cxeitggijpinfttal tonic and invigorating influence upOt^ltly whole sys tem. Always on Sole: A large stock of Quinine, Strychnine, Blond Mixture, r.iin Killer, llolloway's medicines Coclilo's pills, Nteoi niaii's powders, Toilet requisites, Nnil, Tuutli, and Hair Brushes, Hponjres, Toilet Konps, &c. Countty ordcrn rcecive JirouipL attention «nd quick despatch. fU. R CltlPPS, AMII.T AND DIBI'KKSIKU ClIEMIST, \VHOLI;SALi: DKUfiOIBT, KOCKH AM fl'OS. C//A Ml'IOX KVUSClUl'noXS. WE beg to acknowledge the following Babscriptionsreodved eiucc our notice last week: "J. M'W., Bodiiey Downs, £1 ; W. P. T., Delta, £1; T. T. F., Mount Leonaiil, £ 1 ; W. li. and Un Melbourne, £1; J. J. U., (Jidnny Djwiir, £1.
SECOND DAY—TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
SECOND DAY-TUESDAY. The eccond day opened with tlie Hurdle Race, Cor which Wideawake scored nn easy win through his only opponent coming to grief at the lnfit hurdle. For the Clermont Handicap Chancc beat Mr, Tozer's Bfcrliti by a length alter a desperate struggle. The Consolation was a gift to Reefer, who won as he liked. The mcc of the meeting tumcd up in the Forced Handicap, for which Chancc defeated Ace after a desperate struggle hy the shortest of heads ; T. Murphy, who rode Chance, finishing in quite his old style. The time, 2 min. 48 sees., is undeniably good for a country course. The Acc, though defeated, was not displaced, considering the killing impost carried, lOst. Chance must have improved considerably since he left Die Boropo, or probably the quality of tbe nega fltfflipffting was notequilto yoarBwooo fljrffi*. fictouB BASE, D p^eep &lt;& £2, for sfaufea only, £30 added; two miles, orer 3 fact C todies; welter wj&g&fbrSfzi?. Mr, Swill an...
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. August 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. ' FROM OUB SPECIAL COUU!»r&lt;JK»KNT. August 0. Wet weather of the most uncompromising kind has f>el in. All through (he Inhibition week it was threatening ami showery. but to day mid yesterday it Jias been a tvnl soaking raui. Brisbane is essentially a ilrcny 1own, hut in wet weather it« dreariness in increased a thousandfold. llcdmggled women, 'ffip ping umbrellas, And mackintoshcd uwn meet you ot oil- point*, and drive idlers, for waul of better employment, to damply congregate in the clubs and hotels. There wan n great crowd at the Inhibition mi the last night, Saturday night. The volunteers paraded, and of course loafed about ibe pubs til uniform afterwards, T|>jh is a highly objectionable practice that ihev have, and nothing has a greater tendency to lower the morulr of the force, Thi.s pa*l week has been duller and Jhiller than ever ; even in the Assembly they have never risen to the level of a squabble. Mac rossun attacked (jeorge Thorn the ot...