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SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. May fi and C.-North Gregory Turt Club , Aununl Meeting. Numiimtiuiis, April 1st; weights, April 25th ; acccptnncc* (night of general entiy), May 3rd. June 30, July 1.-Bnrcoo Racing Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, May 11th ; weights, June 1st; acceptances (night of general entry), June 28th. September 1 and 2.-The Galway Jockey j Club Annual Meeting. Nomination?, July I 1st; weights, August 1st; acceptances (night of general entry) August Slst. THE great University boat race on the old course between Putney and Mortlake lias resulted this year in victory lor the dark blue of Oxford. In 1879, ft will be remembered that the Cambridge crew were the winners, defeating their antagonists by four lengths. In 1878 Oxford beat Cambridge by as much as ten lengths. The year before was the greatest race of all, when tlie two crews rowed a dead heat in the midst of a pelting snow storm. In 1876 Cambridge won by eight lengths. In 1875 Oxford won by ten lengt...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. SYDNEY. MONDAY, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL OOBBEBPOKDBNTS. SYDNEY. MONDAY, March 29. The Autumn Meeting commenced to day. The weather was fine, and there was a good attendance. A most un fortunate accident occurred during the race for the St. Leger. In this event twenty started, and while in a bunch Auckland fell, bringingdown Warhawk, Santa Cruz, and two others. Santa Cruz was killed, and the jockey, Clarke, fracturcd Lis skull. Two other riders were seriously injured. The following is the result of the racing : HURDLE RACE. . Express 1 Esmunde 2 Zephyr 3 AOTDMN BTAKES. Sweetmeat 1 Suwarrow ... ... 2 Caspian 3 CHAMPAGNE STAKES. Grand Prix 1 Waterloo 2 Sapphire 3 ST. LEGER BTAKES. Petrea 1 Nellie 2 Pontiff 3 DOXCASTEB 8TAKES. Queensland... ... X Sunlight 2 Master Avcrual ... 3
OUR BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
OUR BOYS. I BSX, look here, the boys have boon on to me for pfcklnp out n few of the bfj* fellotvf, and saying nothing about the little chaps. They sny the little fellows nre the cheekiest, ond ought to bo. shown up, Well, you see, 1 don't want to get into any rows with the little boy/*, because, you kumv, tlicy arc always qniek nt petting riled, and it would not do for mu to go home Willi two black eyes dy1e tee ? But as I saw n lot of boy* tn^nlicrMhc other dny here goes, and mind you Mick up for tue if I get into a row, Jx;t i»e m.% 3 tbink il was St, JVilrickV Day when the buys went out to plav cricket. Y-oh know OUT school nrc unT"] dnbs at cricket. Sometimes they j-coii? na ninny as 7 or )&lt;} in viic itn/hfr". J.n*1 whitvr ihv,y hnd n gatuc with the ivdh'jre boys ulid Jammy (who u«cd t«i ho mie &lt;»f u&lt;s JmIctv Jie went to hchoul at iMsfuril) bet bis week's j»uckci rnuuey (iiincpcm.v) ngnfn-.f mine (fourpcncc-halfpcnny) that the college boys would...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
CRICKET. Os Thursday evening last n meeting of the Blackall Cricket Club was held ut O'Mallcy's Hotel, Dr. Koran la the chair. Several new members were elected, Mr. Edmund Govctt was re-elccted president, and Mr. J. C. Hig ginson vice-president. The following were ap pointed as committeeMessrs, Monahan, Uoran, Ulcoq, Orchard, Supsford, Robertson, W. H. L. Campbell, Huston, Kcid, and O'Mal iey. Mr. Salisbniy «m appointed lion, secre tary. Itwasdecidcdthatthemcctingshouldbc adjourned for a fortnight, by which time it was considered the secretary would have been able to collect sufficient subscriptions to purchase a new set of crickcting material*. A SCRATCH match was played at Blncknll on Easter Monday between two teams cap tained by Messrs. Miller and Robertson. The eleven of the latter went first to the wickets, and ran up a total of 21, Worrall and Orchard dividing two-thirds of the runs between them. After lunch, the other side went in and scored 38, of which seven were byes. The ...
COMMERCIAL. THE ENGLISH MARKETS. By ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. LONDON, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
COMMERCIAL. THE ENGLISH MARKETS. BT ELBCTBIC TELCGBAPH. LONDON, Much 25. Wheat market unchanged; Adelaide flour quoted at £59. Copper lower; Wallaroo, £79. Tin lower, £85. In Australian leather basils liave declined £d. j hides firm ; tallow dull. LONDOX, March 27. Consols are quoted at 98. Bank of England discount 8 per cent, and in open market 2J per cent. The propor tion of Bank of England reserve to liabilities, 46 per cent. Total reserve, notes and bullion, £17,312,500. -Tin has fallen to £84 10a. Copper (Wallaroo), £79 10s.; (Burra), £78 10s. Queensland 4 per cent debentures 98. Other quotations unchanged.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
WINK AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, BLACKALL. F. CLEWETT'S WHOLESALE & RETAIL GENERAL f STORKS, BLACKALL. Large and Taxied stock always on hand, j JOHN U ON A H A N. AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, AND COMMISSION AGENT, blaokall, Jjj D. H A R R I E S, * Attotionseb, " BTOOJt*£fATION, AMD GENERAL COMMIBSION ] TJF- .' AGENT, , ( »-* W, T A M B O. " iffjl- i E. G, OLEN, 6A0CLE AND HARNESS MAKER, BLAOKALL. 1J^HE Latgeft Stock of (Saddlery to the X Western District, Repairs neatly execntod at moderate charges to meet tie times. Q. W. DOLING, SADDLE AND haenesb MAKER, nnnui. BEID BBOTHEBS, BLACKSMITHS, WHEELWRIGHTS, j AXD BUILDER 8, BLAOKALL. Countiy Oideft promptly attended to. CLAYTON '& WOEBALL, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS, AND I GENERAL CARPENTERS, | Plans and* specifications prepared, and I estimates given. SAMUEL STEPHENS, BLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT, | Opposite Western DOWNS CLUB HOTEL, BLACKALL. A large supply of American timber for | baggy spokes ana felloes always on hand. Country O...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLAOKALL. Wednesday. I The weather has been considerably cooler during the past week, though no rain has fallen. There is plenty of grass in the vicinity of the town, but down the river there is not much of it. There is a slight demand for stores, but we hear of no sales yet. There] have also been inquiries for country, bat nothing definite has yet been arranged. BRISBANE.-Soott and Macgregor report under date March 18th, as follows:-Fat Sheep.-About 1100 yarded, of which we sold 760, as follows, viz., on account of Messrs. Brodribb & Co., from Kurriolah, Darling Downs, 260 very prime merino Aethers at 8/6 all round, a grand draft of crossbred wethers and ewes bom the same station at 9/6 to 9/9 for the former, 9/- to 9/3 for the latter. These aheep, as was justly remarked by the .trade, were (both merinos and cross brads) the primest quality yarded this season. We sold W very good crossbred wethers with heavier fleeoes, from Clifton, at 11/3, also 1...
COLONIAL MARKETS. BRISBANE. March 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
COLONIAL MABKETS. BRISBANE. March 25. 15,000 sheep were yarded this week. Crossbreda up to 10/S ; merinos, 8.'-, 800 cattle were sold this week. Best bul lock) ttUte sold at £4 2/G; light, £3 7/6. Trade folly supplied. Melbourne, March 24. King, Cunningham end Co. report that 1800 cattle were yarded daring the week. Market rather dull. Best bullocks aold at from £8 to £10. 14,000 sheep were penned. Prices firmer. Best merinos, 10/- to 11/-.
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. ISASFORD, March 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 31 March 1880
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. ISISFORD, March 22. DURING the past two or three weeks there has been very little to write about. Business of all kinds is veiy dull, in consequence of a j great number of men leaving for the new diggings out west, which I trust for those who have gone out, will turn out welL Grass | is plentiful enough a short distance from the! town, hut there is very little water in the back creeks yet, not sufficient to enable dam makers to start work. The only incident worth relating is that of a blackfellow being bitten by a brown snake. The blackfellow, whose name is Spenser, is in the employ of Sergeant Johnson, It appears that Spencer went out on Friday morning last to look for the hobbled horses, and while trying to catch one, be was bitten by a brown snake above the ankle. Spencer made for home as fast, as he could, which was about a mile distant, and on arriving there he told the Sergeant what had happened. A strap was then put round his leg and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 April 1880
IMPOUNDINOS, i IMPOUNDED at Blaekall, from North- j amnion Downs. by order of J. C. Hig- i ginson, Esq., on March SCtb. Driving, te. (>d. per hend. 1. Yellow Boy Colt, branded 7JN near bhoulder. 2. Bay Horse, branded 1X4 over SZ7 near shoulder, near bind foot while. 3. Boy Horee, branded T over MA near shoulder, sLir.off hiod foot while. 4. Grey Horse, branded TU over BIZ near blioulder, blind off eye. If not released on or before April 13th will be sold to defray expenses. JOHN MONAHAN, Poundkeeper. Corrected Brand. BROWN HORSE, star, T near shoulder, T near cheek, like HO off shoulder, blind near eye. if not released will be add on the 13tU of April, 1880. to defray expenses. JOHN MONAHAN, Poundkeeper. IMPOUNDED at Tamba, from LiBtowel Downs, March 11th, by order of A. Cory, Esq. Driving, 18s. 4d. per head. 107. Bay' Mare, 1NU (registered brand) near shoulder. 108. Black Hare, AN7 (registered brand) near shoulder, hole near ear. 169. Black More, D over W over L near ehonlder, L...
SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 April 1880
Sl'KINOfiimK. Police MngiKlrntc-J. G. M'lJuii.'iIil, I'ohI tuid Telegraph MnMcr-Frnnk Cosgrovc. AhsUhint: Chnrlcs Moure. ! Inspector of Stock-Tliottmt Micldlelon, j l'pcfcbyleiinn Minister-V. J. D. Muikk'jnlm, Tencliers State Scliool-Francis L. Wuikor. I Siisnn Den con, Kiln Homr. Tollcc-Hoigcont in clinivu : Tniil Love. Hotels-Commercial, Joim Slonc; fjlieiirer's Ann«. Harry Ah liing | Kpringsmt!, Willie Ah woh ; Carrier's Anns, Jiinmy Ah Foo. fitotekoopers-IJintou lirtjUicrB, M. C. Tliump eon, L. Moycrs. Butcher-Georgo Milllkcn, D. C. O'ltynn, D. Piielpp. fWdlciB-Geo. Alclicn, II. Ellis. I
ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 April 1880
AEAMAC. Police Magistrate-T. 6. Sword. Fast and Telegraph Master-W. H. Morison. Line Bopaircr-C. E. Blake. Divisional Board: W. Looker, J, T. Tilbury, 8. W. Donner. State School Teacher Polioo Queensland National Bank-Manager, W. Fulton; Accountant, J, Hollia. Medical Practitioner-Dr. Bpark. Amu Jockey Club-W. J. Gardiner, hon. Secretory. Auctioneers-P. W. Kingston, 8. Sbarwood. Slorokcc|)ers-Thompson & Cushion; Tilbury fc Co.; Schneider & O'Brien; J. Fanell. Hotels-Royal-G. Porter; Anunae, W. J Kingston. ' Chemist-W. B. fitccL Blacksmith-G. Porter. Civil Engineer-It. Quodling. Bootmaker-D. O'Bricu. Bnddler-C. Mooter. Butchers-Burgoyne Ic Vines. Painter-H. Burlcy. Ncwspuper Proprietor-W. J. Hoddo. Stock and (Station Agents-Tilliuiy It Co., S. Sharwood. Watchmaker-A. Eciclieiibach.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 April 1880
LATE ADVERTISEMENTS, WANTED, Six Good CA.EPEKTKBS at good wages. Long job. Apply CONTRACTOR, O'Malley's Hotel Intestate Estate of Thomaa Oogan, Deceased. fTIHJI undersigned will sell by auction at the Pound Yards, Blnckall, at 12 o'clock noun as TUESDAY, I3tb day of April, instant, TWO SADDLE HACKS, UIMNU AND 1'AOK SADDLES, fee., The property of above-nnmcd deceased. E. A, BANKING, C.P.B., Agent for Curator Intestate Estates. Court House, Blackall, 6U1 April, 1880. To the 'Worshipful the Justices of tlic Pence noting in suit for the Police District of Marathon, in the Colony of Queensland. InOBURT 6. ALLEN, now residing at f Winton, in the Police District of Mara thon, do hereby giro notice that it is my tntcutiun to apply nt the next meeting for ' the transfer of Publican's Licenses, to be hnldcn for this district on Tuesday, the SOUi day of April, nest ensuing, for a Transfer of the iiiocnce now held by me for the sale of Fermented and Spirituous Liquors in the homo nnd appurtenan...
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BLACKALL, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 April 1880
Vita tine Merit mart at. BLACKALL, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. THE defeat of the Conservative party in England appears to have been altogether unexpected. The brilliant achievements of Lord BEAOOHSFIBLD and his colleagues during the troublous tiroes which Europe bas witnessed of late years seemed to create for the Government a claim upon the continued support of the people, but the result of the elections proves that public opinion has changed, and that the Ministerial policy is not so popular as was /anticipated. Perhaps, however, the real reason of the success of the Liberal party is to be traced to that constant desire for novelty and change which is characteristic of the majority of our countrymen, and perliaps also to a general feeling that it is unwise to per mit a party to retain for too long a period the reins of Government. We know by the history of the past that the greatest and boldest political leaders of the day are often regarded with distrust and disfavor even when most succe...