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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 January 1876
IKm ESTABLISHED, : ' ■~r~r~.~ ■ Jt Paid vt Cawtai,, £1,OOO,0BO. . •• Bs^ixlF^Dj^iOO.OOO. JE E&lt;)MA~BRA^CH tANSACTS all usual Basking Business, including Advances on appro vedSecurities, ~ Interest on Fixed Deposits, and issues on the Bank Branches and Agencies in. Lustrali&n Colonies and United Kingdom, March 18,1875. H. C. CLKEVE, Acting-Manager. THE QUEENSLAND • ' LIMBED. CAPITAL, £500,000. Power to Increase to One Mtt.t.tok). Subscribed Capital, £500,000. Paiditf Capital, £250,000. I &EAD DFFICE: BRISBANE. BRANCHES. gh I Maryborough u Towers - | Millchester . llockhampton Roma • Staniborpe Toowoomba Townsvflle. Tainbo. in London, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Austra New Zealand, Tasmania, New York,, t Francisco&lt; Ihdia, and the East. :E ROMA BRANCH |tlie above Bank grants Drafts, negociates aid -.collects .Bills of Exchange on any of Dye>named Branches and Agents, and ; allowe^^^Kxed I Twelve Mtmthsj at cuiieiitwAes. - ...
The Western Star. ROMA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 January 1876
®I/£ Sis&itl ^far. ROMA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1875. Ordinary "busk roads in Queensland are not bad travelling for teams as long asihe traffic" is not too great. There are few importarit" dray traffic does not injure them, so -far as ordinary progress is concerned, but rather im -provesthem by hardening the ground, though it cuts them up a" good "deal, "to the armoyanoe* of travellers by coach and in light vehicles. -In -making . the ordinary day's stage, the teamster finds plenty of dray traffic an ad vantage upon the whole. It is an. excess of i travelling stock that is-^he carrier's enemy. It has been said of the Australian bullock driver, with perfect justice,, that so long as he can give his cattle plenty of grass he can go any where. A good road without feed is far. worse than a bad road with good feed. Travel ling sheep soon destroy die camps, and if ■ very numerous make the country along the road exceedingly bare, and consequently car riage becomes more difficult and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
iDepartment of Public Lands, Brisbane, 7& December, 187& *wa8SBFmvffisr~~~ A y.1'l3iNl'iON is directed .to the Notice ofinten , JO. . 'tion 1» AMEND a DEED of GRANT in . favour of THOMAS FLYNN, in the manner Speci fied and pufclisliedijitJie iffovariititenl Gazette of,the. 4th December. 251 ; WILLIAM FRTAIL , V *"• FOR S ALE, Br Private Contract, " 1- COMPLETE'Wool Scorning, Sheep Washing, * JCi. and- Sawing Apparatus, with choice of Two JEbSgijQes, iO h.p. or 15 tp;,,.complete in every re. ■pecVa&cL in first-class order andrepair." Fall particulars on application to' E. J. COTTELL, Yl Roma. FOB SALE, t i fCAASHEEP- at Crystal Brook, Mitchell : JLi-Ov/Vl Downs. 72 CHARLES TOM. FOR SALE, pAA HEAD of mixed Cattle. For further par * ticnlars apply to R. STATHAM, ' Stewart's Greet, 73 Roma. FOR SALE, •TJ1R0M 200 to 305 MIXED STORE CATTLE. JC For further particulars apply-to : * J. W. DAISET, 284 ' Trinidad, Roma. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. Established 1...
BRISBANE. Friday, January 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
Friday, January 14. • | The tender of Messrs. J. and A- uverenu, of Melbourne, for the construction of the new; graving docks has been accepted. The amount Is over £60,000. The worst fears are entertained respecting the fate of Mr. Blakeney, late judge of the Western District &lt;Jourfc It is feared that he has fallen into the river. The etaigraint Ja^^|from l5Ias gowy; with 413 on^board^ Wiiy^in tlie Bay yesterday. All on boa^ are reported as .befog well. ■ ■ •=, kv:?H3& \
AMERICAN INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
AMERICAN J2JVJSNII0HS. ; * .. The Scieniijic American - far - October 16, contains tlie .following. account of two new inventions which oi^lit. Jo find.their way to Queensland without delay::— ^ »:'j «-#* • WISE FENCING BT MACHDT3RY. - \ A. noval machine is one for making wire fence, an Inexpensive and cxcelleat form of enclosure, which deseracs to be popular among.. farmers. The wire, led from a series of reels, is brought up and under two sets of vertical hammers, the latter actuated, one set cLO ft time, by cam mechanism. The uprights which support the wire are of wood) and are laid, one at a time, on the projection of end less bands, which cany thepn under the wire and beneath the hammers.,' Under the first tow of hammers are guides which conduct copper stajdes, one at a time over eafch inter section of wire and'"post. _ Then ;the- firgt" hammere fell and drive die staples part'ally. in, and the second; hammers,,\as&lt;the feiice is can-ied along, deliver their blow and ...
MR. R. BALLARD AND THE NORTHERN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
MR. R BALLARD AND THE NORTH ERN RAILWAY, We take the following observations from an article ia the Eockhampton Bulletin; — A novel method of railway construction has been tried on both Southern and North ern lines of Queensland. In the south the experiment.. has' *prove&lt;^ an unmitigated failure, and we are regretfully coming to the; conclusion that' in the north it has not proved a success. * * * * It is now nearly three years since the ceremony of turning the first sod was performed on the Northern Extension, At the time no promise- was given as to the date &lt;of completion, but the impression prevailed that in three years the ] line" would lie open for traffic "to within • a ] short distance of the Mackenzie River. The timehas swiftiy passed, but how does the extension now stand T After three years' work the line is only open' to- Herbert's Creek some, twenty-three miles. It is com pleted to within a mile of the Dawson Bridge, and a good deal of preliminary wor...
BLACKALL. Tuesday, January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
BLACKALL Tuesday, January II. j The following is a resume of the racing at Blackall. , , Maiden Plate.—Lady JBrownlow," I. - Flying Handicap.—Brien O'Lynn, 1. ; . ; Welter Stakes.-=rrPiiasn, 1;. *;.:0 Hack Race.—-Shearblade, 1. Maiden Hurdle Race. 1; Llewellyn, 2. [Ourcorrespondent has omitted the •winners name]. . Hurdle Race.—Mustang, 1. Big Handicap.—Flying Doe, 1; Clontarf, 2 j Priam, 3. Forced Handicap.:—Priam, lOst., 1. Consolation Stakes.—Ajax, 1. Muff Hurdle Race.—Mustang, 1. Sweepstakes.—Skipper, 1. There was a very large attendance at the races. Rain is much needed.
EGYPT FOR THE ENGLISH. (Pall Mall Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
EGYPT FOR THE ENGLISH. * -jfBall Matt Cfaaxtte.) " Sotoethi^ hia Jiappened in England with in the last fortnight to £x the attention of every Co.urt and .Cabinet in Europe. To St. "Petersburg, Vienna, Berlin, Paris, Con stantinople, Cairo, certain sounds have bgen earned from these shores which will ait once he fitted with a meaning, as yet not fully comprehended by ourselves. This may seem straiigty but it is at least explicable. For while it has long been our habit to look forward, no further than to-morrow in the future of European affairs, contenting our selves With -the business of tCMlay (the natu ral*, and common habit of people satisfied with what they are and what. they have got), a far different temper has never ceased to prevail -amongst statesmen who are kot satisfied with their share, of the world or sufficiently secure in it. That being their situation, they, of course, are for ever on the look-out ; every rational calculation ■of the future-^—of the changes-that lie h...
TAMBO. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
TAMBO. 'I FROM OUB OWN COBK5SPOm>EHrr,1 The Christmas Races were held on the 27th.and 28th uli., and were a great success, every race being well contested, and the weather all that could be desired. To see the number of buggies aaad the large attend ance of the fair sex, one would imagine they were at an " Inside Race Meeting" instead of at the "" Far West." ( First Day.—maiden Plate. .Dr. Horden's c. g. Lunatic 1 Mr. \V. Whitman's br. g. Lewellyn ... 2 There was no doubt as to the result of this race. Lunatic starting favourite, Tia rd held, from beginning to finish. Weigki--^fo»-^g© ■ told against the brown horse., SUBSCRIBERS' PURSE. Dr. Horden's Stirrup Iron — ... 1 Mr Lacey"e Springheel Jack 2 This was another gift to -our worthy, doctor. "Won hard held. TAMUO GRAND handicap. Mr. Carroll's Harpoon, 9it. 71bs. ... 1 W. Whitman's Slopmilk, 8st. 71bs. 2 R. J. Bligh's Orvill, lOst. 3 Six Ji-orses faced the starter. A splendid race won by a length. This race was a great " boil ov...
SYDNEY. Tuesday January 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
SYDNEY. Tuesday January 11. —Messrs. Scott, Henderson, ,and Co., have received a telegram stating that the hull and machinery of. the mail-steamer Brisbane ate uninjured. - The following are the entries for the A. J. Club Gold Cup:— Proto, Martyr, Lord Lytton, The Deer, Melbourne, Goldsbrough, Connaught, Bar wood, Maid of: all Work, Calumny, Bullion, Waxy, Richmond, Bischoff, Cleoliti, Bur gundy, Valentia, , Robin Hood, Ji^woods Timothy, A. T., 1 Kingsborough, iferedah. Victor, Clifton, Speculation, Eingwood, Ella, Forlinga, The Star, Gladstone, The Novibe/ Ginger,; Saladin, The Squire, Viva, . New, Holland, Playboy, Libertii, Javelin, Janitor, Valetta Colt. - Wednesday, January 12. The debate on Mr. Parkes' vote of censure motion on the Government has been resumed in-the Assembly, and is not likely to; be finished to-night. Thursday, January-13. There is a general feeling of disappointment at the small number of nominations, for the A. J. Club Gold Cup. Messrs. Scott, Henderson, an...
DONNYBROOK. [FROM AN OCCASIONAL COBRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
IJONNYBROOE. [from an occasional cobrespovdent.] The Donnybrook Races were held on .New Year's Day, and were a complete sucoess. The Maiden Plate was won by Mr, John O'Brien's Ben Bolt, Mr. Thos. Close's Fenian being second, and Mr. Hanlan's Naran Jim third. It was a very fast race, the Fenian being sent to cut out the running for naran Jim; but O'Brien seeing what was up took a pull on the little chesnut, and the three horses entered the straight together; Ben Bolt answering O'Brien's call came away and won -a good race by a length. The Donnybrook .Handicap of 10 sovs. (two miles) -was a gift to Mr. O'Brien's Claverton, lOst. 10 lbs., who won hard held. Fenian, 8st. 7lbs., and Naran Jim, 6st., also started. The While Away Stakes for all liacks of 3 sovs. (catch weights) was appropriated by Naran Jim, though the second horse Com missioner raced Mm neck and heck. all the way, and only lost by a head. The Ladies' Parse was won; by Donny brook Kate, the property of Mr. Hanlon; and the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. ; ' 'r:>v. ■ ..-e-^Jgs?, ■- ■ _ PiJCD iffP *£t0l)6,000. .'£400,000. ,* RbkA BRANCH LGTS all usual Banking Business, including Advam^onaplttpyed^Securities,' allowslntereat on Fixed Doj»site,;iand issues drafts on- ihiB Bsak Branohes.and -Agencies, in tlw Australian Colonies andrlTiu^^JQnMoin, -'>-V ■■=■.:' . ._-W- ^r^^fcHEaraByiB^-ii'"; A- V 'fM ;->Acllbg3ffiabagerJ - ' ri March 18,1875. . 2 THE QHEEISrSIiAJfD; :y .... LTMHKl>. ".• ■ • - ■ caeieal, £500,000. (With Poweb to Increase to Ojte Million). Subscribed Capital, £500,000. . - Paid up Capital, £250,000. HEAD OFFICE: BRISBANE. BRANCHES. t * ."Beatleigh Charters Towers :" ^Cooktown itfalby ; - ;©ympie _• Ipswich Warwick Maryborough . MUlchester Rockhampton Roma StaUthorpe Toowoomba : Towiisville. Tamko. W3ENTS in London; New RoutTi,. "VPales, ^Victoria, South Australia, Western Austra "lia. tNew Zealand; 'Tasmania, -New Yin&y ! 'San Francisco, India, and ihe-East.' -" ®HE ROMA BKAlfGH...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE PER ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. LONDON. Monday, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
T.AtfEST IOTEI^3®3^! S PEfi ELECTRIC TELEGBAFm >a-* , Monday, Jan The Times was premature in. stating sua* -j ihe French Ministry had given its support a the scheme proposed by Count Andrassy, ;he Austrian Minister of For reforming the administration of the Go- , cernment of the Porte. The same journal , has^anounced without auliu>iityJ._ tlLa^±he;. „ proposals of the three Northern Powers met r ndth the approval of the Grand Vizier' of ^ Turkey, whose views are opposed to any mediation by the great- Powers. Viscount Amberly, the eldest son ofBari Russell, aged 34» is dead.- ^ r n n.', •* Theiji is much excitement in$ thie political ; circles of Paris and Versailles in consequence of the anticipated early dissolution.,.of M. Buret's j&frenuiii^ a* 5 havingoccurretL ;
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
COMMERCIAL. Sr. B. Molls and Co., Stock and Station Agents, Brisbane, report 6th January : - Stations.—A considerable demand exists for [>oth large andsiuall properties of good descrip aons, but buyers and sellers are difficult to bring together as to values. Our Mr. G. F. Want, of Sydney, reports having' sold on account of VIessrs. Travers and Gibson, their Malvern Downs station, Leichhardt district, with 50,000 iheep, at 20s. per head; stores, plant, &c., at a valuation; delivery after shearing. Messrs. Power, and M'Hatha, purchasers. Fat Cattle.—Good cattle sell readily at ibout 20s. per 100 lbs. Fat Shbbf.—Hather dull of sale at from 8s. A3 9s. for prime shorn wethers. We have sold 55,000 for forward delivery at satisfactory- rates. Store Sheep and Cattle.—Owing to the Icy season in the central districts.of New South (Vales and Victoria, very little is yet doing in ttorestock, nor,do we expect an improvement mtil there is a general heavy rain. We quote pod shorn store...
SURAT. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
SUB AT. J FROM CUB OWN OORRESPONBRST. 1 . T have to announce the advent of measles, vMdi we had hoped -would have avoided Surat. The first sufferer was a little boy of Mr. Bui-ton's, and shortly after his taking the disease his second kou was unfortunate enough to fall from the branch of a small tree he had been climbing in pursuit of know ledge, ail A, as it is reported, broke his arm. ^Theimeasles is' now spreading through the iowjL • ; It-seems you did not receive my report of the races "which I sent by private hands. The details vduld be rather etalo novr ; suffice it to say that they -were well-contested, and conducted on thesquare. ": The day following the races' a programme of athletic sports was contested, the . competi tors exliibiting their &lt;l muscular Christianity, in good foririj Courtney, Martineer, Heayy, and Stoke being-most prominent—among the adults. The running high leap was won by Stoke, who cleared 4 ft. X\ inches. - The • standing, long leap runner, H...
DALBY. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 January 1876
T>AT,TtV [from our ovrs correspondent. 1 A special meeting of the Vestry of the Church of England was held this evening -week-ill the Court-house the Rev. R. Mahal m in the chair. " Mr.' Chubb communicated to the meeting that he had received a letter from the Secretary of the Diocesa& Council asking what security they could give if the £350 was lent towards the* erection of ti e church, and hinting that the Council might not feel justified in granting the money with out referring to the Synod, which met about six months hence. This was rather a stag gerer, as the Secretary of the Council had stated in a former letter that as soon as the members of the church here could collect £350 the council would 'entertain favourably an application for .the same amount, and on the strength of that, the churchwardens had had plans prepared, tenders called for, and had actually accepted Mr. Mai'ks tender for the erection of the church. This money is held in. trust for :the church here, ...