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Sydney Turf Club Meeting. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
Sydney Turf Club Meeting. BY KLECTBIC TELEOEAPH. FBOK OUR OWN COBBESPONDENT. SrDNEr. Thursday. THE postponed Queen's Birthday Meeting OF the Sydney Turf Club was commenced at Rand wick to-day. Ilie following are the results: HUBDLE RACE.-Hengist, 1; Fog, 2; Zero, 3. Seven other starters. Time, 4 min. 14£ sees. ROYAL STAKES.-Shamrock, 1; Cumino, 2; The Swell, 3. There were twenty-six other starters. The favorite only just won by a few inches. Time, lmin. 16} sees. NUBSEEY HANDICAP.-Candour, 1; Bliss 2; Isaac, 3. Twelve othfcra started. Won by six lengths. Time, 1 min. 18 sees. STEEPLECHASE.-Grand Wing, 1; Single iton, 2. These were the only placed horses Other starters were Grafton, Pentagon, and Lone Jack. Time, 6 min. 51 sees. TUKF CLUB HANDICAP.-Honor Bright, 1 s Zeal&ndia, 2; Lady Edda, 3. 11 others Btarted. Time, 2 min. 13} sees. SYDNEY, Sunday. The second days meeting of the Sydney Turf Club Races came off yesterday with the following results: SECOND HUDDLES.-Fog, 1; Ki...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
Ax interesting exhibition will shortly be held at Paris. It is to be called "A Show of French Fashions," and a number of life-sized dolls, dressed in costumcs of the various periods from Charles VIII. to our own day will be the chief attractions. There will be dresses worn by all classes, from the courtiers and their ladieB down to the peasants in the costumes of the countryside. The hair dressers of Paris are arranging an historic ex hibition of the coiffures worn during the same period of time. A BILL is to be brought in for the relief of newspaper proprietors; which is distinctly wrong. What is required is a bill for the relief of editors, reporters, and sich. They want it more than proprietors. WATCHES, CLEANED, 6s. (FIVE SHIL LUfGS).- On account of the enormous increase in EDGAR'S Watch Repairing Trade, he has been compelled to import the most improved appliances., and also additions to bis large Staff of Workmen, thereby be is now enabled to REDUCE THE CLEANING OF WATCHES TO 5...
SPORTING RACING EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
RACING EVENTS TO COME. Isisford Annual Meeting, June 2, 3. Anunac Jockey Club, June 8,9. Hughenden Annual Meeting. June 0,10. Charters Towers Annual Meeting, June 23, Si. North Gregory (Winton) T.C. Meeting, June 28,29. Peak Downs Turf Club Annual Meeting, July 6,7. Bockhamptou Jockey Club Annual Meeting. July 20. 21. Barcaldine Central Bating Club, August 3,4. I&lt;ongreach Jockey Club, August 21,25. Jundali, August 30,31. THE Artosians and Rangers again met in a scratch match at Barcaldine on Saturday last. The play was good, and the Artesians attain proved the victors by two points to ml. After seeing Messrs. Stevenson, Dallow, Savage, Peterson, O'Rourke, and a few others playing at Longreacli on Saturday, we have come to the conclusion that the Barcaldine men will have no easy task to beat them. WE desire to direct attention to the pro gramme of the Peak Downs Turf Club for tho annual meeting on July Gth and 7th. The added money is £465. The principal events are the Club...
Football at Longreach. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
Football at Xiongreach. A RETURN match was played on Saturday afternoon between the stripes and blues at Longreach. The teams were captained by Savage and Dallow respectively. Dallow won the toss, and decided to kick with the wind, when the ball was sent into play by Gavan for the stripes, when it was returned by Holmes into touch. After this scrums fol lowed, about half way, when Peterson made a splendid rush down the field towards the blue's gaol, after winch there were a few rushes by Dallow and Stevenson, which were stopped by Savage and Gavan. From this to half time there were no scores, the 6tripes having slightly the best of the game. After about ten minutes spell the ball was again kicked off by Dallow, who followed it, and passed to Sinclair, who was downed by Peter son. Gavan passed out to Savage, who tried to kick but missed. Upon having pulled him from the ball, the stripes theu rushed the ball up the field, and Peterson, after some splendid play, managed to cross the li...
Muttaburra Annual Races. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. FROM A CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
UEuttaburra Annual Races. Br ELECTRIC TEIEOBATO. FROM A CORRESPONDENT. TIIE annual meeting' of the Muttaburra Turf Club was lield on Thursday and Friday last. On Wednesday night it rained, but only eight points were registered. The clouds appeared very thick and threatening, but Thursday morning broke fine. A large crowd went out to the course, and it was esti mated about 400 persons were present. The saddling paddock had been enlarged since last meeting, and gave more room for trainers and jockeys in which to prepare their toil ettes and those of their horses. A harp and violin band made things lively during the meeting. There was a large muster of buggies, and among the occupants we noticed Mr. John Cameron, Mrs. Fraser, Mrs. Cory, Mrs. Looker, Mrs. Klugh, and most of the leading residents of the districts. The follow ing are the results : FIRST DAY. MAIDES PLATE, of £40. 1J miles. Mr. Shakspeare's Royalty (by King of the North-Princess ... I Mr. Powderliam... ... 2 Mr. Looker's L...
The Intercolonial Boat Race. [URGENT WIRE.] BRISBANE, Saturday, 4-20 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
The Intercolonial Boat Race. [UEOENT WIEE.] BRISBANE, Saturday, 4-20 p.m. rue Hiight-oared Race was rowed to-day on Brisbane River, ?with following results Victoria, 1; New South Wales, 2; Queens land, a bad third. 5.50 p.m. Full Particulars. The Ninth Intercolonial Eight-oared Boat Race took place this afternoon on the Bu limba Reach, Brisbane River. Thousands lined the banks, but unfortunately a drizzling rain fell during the first portion of die race. Victoria won the toss for choice of positions, and chose outside, New South Wales next and Queensland, the other side. Queensland was the first to move, touching water with a lively troke of 46 to the minute; Victoria 41, going steady and strong; and New South Wales 42. After a few hundred yards the Victorians forged slowly ahead, and at the end of the quarter-mile they led by half-a length. Queensland was pulling a fast but rather wild stroke. At the half-mile point Victoria led by a length from New South Wales, with Queensland two...
The Intercolonial Scullers. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. FROM OUR OWN COREESPONDENT. BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
The Intercolonial Scullers. BY ELECTBIO TELEGEAPH. FHOM OUE OWX COBEESPONDENT. BEI6BANE, Monday. THE Intercolonial Amateur Champion Sculling Eace was held on Saturday and resulted as follows Slack (Brisbane) 1; Lambert (Sydney), 2; Goulding (Sydney), 3. Johnson (Bundaberg) was a bad last. Johnson had the inside position, with Slack next, and Goulding and Lambert on the out side. A good start was made. Lambert forged ahead, pulling a good steady stroke. Slaok kept close in bis wake, followed by Johnson and Goulding. This position was maintained nntil Goulding passed Johnson who was pulling an erratic course. There was no change in the position till Bnlimba Ferry was reached, where Slock, who had been gradually drawing on Lambert, over took him. They pulled side by side for some distance. Slack, however, gradually drew ahead, despite Lambert's efforts to maintain his position, and the raco was virtually over. Goulding made a great effort and reduced thedistanoe materially, finishing a...
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPOUTS. LAST Tuesday was celebrated 111 Baroaldine by the Friendly Societies holding' a pro gramme of sports on the Sheffield Handicap Ground. Hie members of the three benefit societies numbered in force at 10 a.m. at the Masonic Hall, where a procession was formed, lie band of the Oddfellows led the way, fol lowed by members of the Hibernian Society, carrying the large banner of the Order. Following them came the Foresters, and the Oddfellows brought up the rear. Upon arrival at the scene of action some short speeches were made by the principal officers, and the Band played the National Anthem. There was a large crowd on the grounds during the day, particularly in the afternoon, when the band performed at intervals. _ The sports were earned out under the direction of Messrs Hyland, Cronin, Fysh, and others. There was a fairly good number of entries for all the events, and every event was well contested. The proceedings concluded about 6 p.m. The following are the r...
ARAMAC DIVISIONAL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
ARAMAC DIVISIONAL BOARD. THE Board held a special meeting at Aramac on the 13th instant. The minutes of meeting held on 11th March were read and confirmed. The Department of Public Lands wrote under date 3rd May fr road down to the west ern bank of the River Thompson from Long reach to Windorah, and it was resolved that as the matter of the Longreach-Windorah road on the western side of me Thompson did not originate with this Board, and the Board's opinion was only given under request from the Lands Department, it is considered unnecessary to re-open the question; the Clerk to advise the Department to this effect. MB. E. R. EDKINS advised the Board of his inability to attend the meeting through recent illness. It was hoped that Sir. Edkins would soon be able to attend the meetings as usual. Willi reference to Messrs. Fair Brothers' application dated 26th April, asking^ for a further extension of one month in their con tract for putting down, a bore at the township of Ilfracombe, C.Q...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
THS South QueebeJy^g|ia%J^MKHLEX vl^CTVjL|, 'rVW-Bed and White-are now on the market. They ore thoroughly matured and highly recommended for Invalid*. A trial is respectfully solicited, for Bale by all Wine and Spirit Merchants. "I DON'T see why you can't keep awake in church," said a local parson. " I am there as long as you are, and I don't have to sleep half the time." "Oh, well," replied the sleepy one, " You just sit down in the pew and let me preach, and I'll bet a new organ you couldn't keep your eyes open for tea minutes." Do you write home? Splendid lines os foreign note and quarto with cnvelopef complete, at the Champion stationery depot. 2Tew Postal Time Table. TREOUGH the courtesy of Mr. J. Hyland, the Postmaster at Barealdine, we are enabled to supply our readers with the new time table relative to the convcyance of wnnila BAECAIDINE ADD ABAUAC. Leave Barealdine Tuesday and Saturdays, 2 p.m.; arrive Aramac, 8 p.m. Return Leave Aramac Sundays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.; arriv...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 31 May 1892
MISCELLANEOUS. A A BIBULOUS citizen, who shall be nameless' returned home last week very late and in a demoralised condition. " Here you are again," said bis wife ns she met him at. tlie door. " Ycsli, my dear, here I am," replied the erring one meekly. " You are a brute. Here it is twelve o'clock. It will be almost daylight before I get through telling what I think of you. Here I have to lose my sleep on your account, and I'll feel bad all day to morrow, You are a vagabond on tlie face of the earth, etc., ctc., etc." Da. KEELT, who for several years past lias been treating drunkards and filling his pockets with gold, by the bi-chloride of gold system, announces that he has sold his rights in the system to a syndicate of British capit alists. It is presumed that the British capitalists are aware tlmt grave charges have recently been preferred against the system in some ot the leading American papers. It is an undeniable fact that some persons who have been cured by the bi-chloride o...