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No title [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

D». Qsn^TH t w WeH, my man, plenty of work ?1 WorkSn : Oli ybs"Sir, thanks?' P». dtkahnrm i ** Goiod waged ? " . ..... .. 1 . DR. (^Bii'FrrH: tf Plenty to eat and drink F** Wosraoar: "Oh yes, Sir." r D». Gbiefith: "Well,,you put my Stagnant Party into power> and " I'll alter all tltfs." . \ . ;

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

(WATCHMAKER AND MAIN [TFACTURESTG JEWELLER* 97 QUEEN STREET, BRISBANE. ? ? mm ^1 I A \£ I 3 Enelist Patent Lever Watches, with five years' guarantee (Silver), £5 5s., £6 6s., £7 7s., £8 8a.t £10 10a. HeMNRY ;L.:;: UAfW C-aDo; r ?» do.; .do. : : (Glold),«15 15s.,^«a5,to«85, ,, ? III ???? v *V% ft .WTTflSB fflENEY L. b^VTS' Ladies' aad Gentlemen's Vine Gold AlbertChains, Binge, Lockets, Stnds, &c. J3EJEBJM Jfc AMU JLr" W JL23I (HENRY L. DAYIS for Ladies' Tine Gold Brooches, Earrings, Bracelet^ Necklets, and Lockets. HENRY L. DAVIS { 97 Queen Street, for First*clasB Watches o? eTejj-tmacn HENBT L. DAVIS, 97 Queen Street, for Colonial Gold Wedding Stag ,Ladies' Engagement Binge, Bismol^ Binge, &c.» Silver Jewellery of

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Queensland Figaro "Fear God; Speak evil of none; Stick to the Truth; and never be done." BRISBANE: SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1883. Progress, or Stagnation. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

'Tear God; Speak evil of none; Stick to tile Truth; and never be done." I BRISBANE: SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 1883. Progress, or Stagnation. I STAGNANT Samuel Walker Griffith Has at last ven tured to pin himself down to a printed programme, And the political issue has become narrowed down to one so -simple that it can be resolved into the watch Ward, " Progress, or Stagnation-Which ? " I showed you last week how M'llwraith had appre ciated the exact balance of the political lever. All recent fighting has-been On a false Bottom. | The Transcontinental Railway agreement only was defeated on its merits. Then, Parliament ought to have been asked next to give a substantive vote on p^nd Grant Railways as a principle, and without ^terence to any pSirticular agreement. However, _ And the People are the Jury. . Political exigency has forced Samuel Griffith to jdeclape, liis hand. Be it remembered that his pre sent declaration is a written one. To such a con summate master of the shifting shades of...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

PERMANENT ENLARGEMENT I " #' .OF- . . { : i "FIGARO" 'f 4-- . - TO 1 TWENTY-TOUR PAGES TOR 3d* The. ckculatibn of FIOAUO for last month, averaged Seven Thousand copies a week, and I m£y fairly expect tMs to double f- during the excitement of Parliament and the elections. : | Any , furtherinformation anent FIGARO'S unprecedented ? success oan be obtained from my Publishers, MESSES. GORDON and GOICH, 6r my Printers, MESSES. WARWICK ahd | SAPSFOR®;? , ' V | * . . " TO SPORTSMEN. - | III orderto fjivo FIGARO an additional spurt, "HERMIT*' | willjattend the country meetings on my behalf. { --mmtm ! t ? : FIGARO PKIZB COMPETITION. THE sum of ONE GUINEA, will be given every week for the ' best Suggestion for a Cartoon. It must be original and on somtegtopiC of the day. In nol instance will the name of a correspondent be divulged. To ensure secrecy the prizes con be forwarded'to any nom de plume through the Post Office. Only one prize will be paid each week, but the Editor reserves' the rig...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

1 ' QUEENSLAND. ^ CONVEYANCE OF MAILS?. Tenders for the Services, . 1S84-5-6. ? Post and Telegraph Department, Brisbane, 21st July, 1883. SEPARATE TenderB are invited and will be received until iioon of MONDAY, the l6t day of October, 1883, for the conveyance of Post Office mails, as hereafter mentioned, from the first day of Jatiuary, 1884. All Tenders ,must be written on an approved form^printed copies of which may be had gratuitously, on applica tion at Any Poist OflS.ce in the colony; and may be forwarded (if by post, prepaid), addressed to the Postmaster General, with the words "Tenders for the Conveyance of Mails,'1 together with the number of the service, en dorsed on the cover, or placed in the Tender Box at the General Post Office. v t ; Tenderers are requested todescribe, by their numbers as below, the mail service for which they tender; and every Tender will be taken to include the entire service as called for* . Tenders on separate forms are re quired for each service, a...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Queen Street versus Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Queen Street verms I want all Stagnantsr-falsely calling themselves " Liberals "-to thoroughly understand how they are^ manipulated and made tools of by a few designing wire-pullers in Queen-street, Brisbane. I am now going to expose the whole modus operandi by ^ which Queenrsti'let aspires to govern Queensland. " Electors in the country are constantly asserting that ?'Brisbane is not Queensland?' These Queen-street; wire-pullers say that " Brisbaneis Qii£enslandiy&^i.> \ |d| f} pbstgnh^C in the. north and west, you nefe^itoeekly to a yoke that will go 1 ?gitfe'cbibr to tli6i^!statement? and will fmrtn£y puff up their already egregious Canity. , V u You little dream £f the wily web these Queen street spiders are js^eaving for your annihilation;, 5 They have adopted the: caucus system of American " poHticsrponlv they have contrived that Queen-street shall absolutely govern all other branches of their organisation. The constitution of this organisation is as follows : . ? -...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

TWIW1TN IIBIfi: ; 4JTJEEN SUBSET. vriTHIS' old established tad favourably known ' .? JL! vSp&iL.}BtiUinaihra^ for being A1 for accommodation and > general manage ment. ... * .'The Alps/Wines, and'Spirits are1 as usual of thewst and choicestbrands. > Plunge and Shower Baths. , . Just arrived, a consignment of his celebrated Trench Cognac. ( FLYNN'S GLOBE HOTEL, ;:!. f. 8f QUEEN STREET, Bmsbawe > rv, ; (Near theTown Hall). v ^ TLYNN begs to inform the public of . Yt . Bristane and tho Central and Northern ; Districts of > Queensland .that he has, recently 'Renovated' and' Refurnished THE GLOBE in . such a maiuier_as-tomake it on# of the most . Comfortable, Hotels. ip, tthe i colony.^, It cbm-, prises nimerouslgrge.^dsFdlryentilated Bed xoomB, with Pltiiiigo and Shower Baths) alio, several sitting-rooms. : The .Wines, Spirit#,, aud Beers have been' ' caarefully seleotea frbm lihe Choicest Brands. ' The Billiard-Boom,' which is unusually s t»ci- > oustaud' weU-yer...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Split this Straw, Cowlishaw. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Gp^rl|slpaw'f papyri iibe Telmf^h, hoots at '.'"reck-"' , less ep^ci^latQrs wnoi.qfenre to .become wealthy l?y : leaps ^aiQLd; bounds.'* Will dear James tells us what he thinks jof thefeaMw#1 speculators wkp do; beoome wealthy* who have already become wealthy, a^diwHo hope to become stiilimore wealthy by titillating* the desires of less canny and-yes, perhaps, "repkless i p|eoj^e/~wftb desire tofbeeomc wealthy fey leads'and . bounds ?"; "Will he confer with t^e Brisbane tfringj"' ?? and give me an answer.? - ; ^ v:j O ^ ..

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

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Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Electoral District of Buliniba* X HEREBY give notice that I have This Day received from his Ex cellency the Administrator of the Government a WRIT of ELECTION", commanding me to proceed according to law to the election of a MEMBER to serve in the Legislative Assembly of the Colony of Queensland, for the Electoral District of Bulimha. I shall be in attendance to receive nomination papers of candidates at Demack's Exchange Buildings, Bul imba Perry, on THURSDAY, the 23rd of August, between the hours of Four and Six o'cloekin the after noon, and the nomination will be declared at the same place at noon on the following day, Friday the 24th August, the day appointed in the Writ. In the event of the said Election being contested, a POLL will be taken on FRIDAY, the 7th day of September next, at the undermen tioned ptaces,to commence jat Nine , o'clock in the forenoon and to close at Four o'clock in the afternoon of the same day. Cleveland Police Office Bulimba Ferry, Bulimha Bridge Goddn...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
A Peep at the Shows. "You were not at the play to-night, Don Carlos. How happened it?"—The Spanish Student. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

^ i r A Peep at the Shows. " Ypti were npt at the play to-night, Dou Carlos. How '*v~. 'l."^7 imppeneclitP pie Spaiiish Studeni. j " To holdthe mirror up to Nature,'' Tp light with gladness, 'weight mth woe. To'satirise the judicature, Tojshallow Dogberry?! say, " Bo! " To giveof life a diorama T?iat is the mission of the drama. Which little bit of tune-torturing sopthes my conscience and lets me down, with a free and easy .slide to, the .' i i iLights o'London. Still as attractive as ever. ? Packed houses. Dress circle onlyahows a slight falling ofFi except on' Ifriday evenings* which day of the week, it appears, has been Elected by tlife'fashionable inner circle "of-. Brisbane is peculiarly its £wn. Last Friday night, for instance; saw a bboming dress circle, His Excellency, Sir Arthur Palmer, add Ladv Palmer being present. : ; . j1 There is no diminution in the plaudits of the audience. Each actor comes in for his share of the applause, and each- deierresit. ' There is no hanging...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Notice to the Public.-Talmage remarks, " Good books bring good morals; bad books bring bad morals/' This comment applies also to jouriinls. Queenslanders who, wish, to make a fresh start in life, fitted up with thoroughly renovated massive morals, should give a standing order to any respectable news-agent for a supply of PI&ABOS; and be careful tdget -tbern on Fridays. : ' 'PinisB; ?TO HO1PE THAT " PLGAEO'VLS JSSOED JkT 9L A.M. 33VEBT FRIDAY. the. subscription is Twelve. Shillings a year in advance. , Gordon and Gotch, Publishers. THE well-known firm of Peate & Harcourt introduced years ago tliebhjpton Mallet Anglo-BavarianAlej &ndla^y,WLr£ their order was for 5000 casks.. Vienna Exhibition, the gold meralafPai^.'the Sydney, and a first-class award at M^bouriie. ^It :$83tofe'atiSld6rfB beer imported, and therefore especially adapted lov^ljbt #,j mates, it is of uniform quality, its idepn pn.t& true aroma of the finest hop, and is entirely devoid of se...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Mems. for Sam Griffith. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

- ? n ?~ - ,, i I Mfons«t'®nS SamGriffith. F, A.-;;.. .- j . a±^BU CHINESE < stores arebeiHgopenedfasfc in. the main street of Gympi$. , At tliese places (Writes'& corres pondent) fairly good Bhoddy baft'.'b$ 4)a4J at Buch low pricesfchat those who believe <&? >pgriny) saved to be a* penny gainedliberallypatronise them; {This merciless competition, wag6d by an alieii i&fej is not reassuring despite the Eliminations nof. the Leader of the Opposi tion and one of Tthe Members!pr^'Wide Jteyv, All thebe Chinese stores kre ffidjpjs f w M® opium-smoking *lens> andthisvic^usaB^n^^ is receiving many patrons among the meaner Europeans. jrr] ' tfhereisa wp at^Copktown^and it ta&esY a\ whil&anja,a .tpt #njJiun, Eej(li|e, ^h^. Samuel;: this ip but the foretaste of that |mil|eiiMin/ lor w;h|ch thy] heart yearns,whep thife ?|>elfcil©Qfiai^ yellow agony shall rute the land, and "mean whites" jhaU :grg^et . at the . feet of pigta...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Political Straws. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

*Now, each cuto electioneer " Spriugs his penny rattle ; Now, each M.P. chevalier: : Girds him for the battle. ? ,? Now, each tally scrutineer .; ;. « : ' . , , . . Scans-the lists electoral; Now, each candidate; I hear,, - Takeshis syrap pectoral. Now, ihose seedy waifs whose grime ? ' Elee-times, is perennial, . Bcap their gajr old harrest-timer Harvest-time milennial. :i . Now, they loaf not as ofyore, . Skomn^.drinldngr Bcranvasser/3, Now, they inarch from'door to door, As elect'rpl canvassers.' Peter Thomson, who isa sort of neutral nothing, is goiogTto contest Stanley. Sweet bleat, neat Pete ; fleet feet greet seat, beat cheat meet feat. Geo. Rbgers, mentioned as a M'llwraith candidate for South Brisbane. Beattie is haying the Woi^s'portfolio datigled like a bunch of carrots before his nose. ? - , T That coveted Postmaster-Generalship ! . where will it fall ? The Censor of the Council, W. H. Walsh, thinks his tusBiness would fix up all the present defects in that department. :...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Verbatim et Wferaftmadverfcisement clipped fcom the Maryborough Chronicle, and; written % TomPrice himself. ? ' 'V ' ' Wide Bay.Eleotors., v^ 1 ; mOM PRICE is Coming with, all his nsiall Mcks iie is not A frighten don't forget him. y y Here also* is a verbatim copy- of Tom Price's' address:- - ''f ',! " f " Wide Bay electorate'. ? Vote for Price, independentof party*. One that as done well for the district and withstood tbe Buffeting Slander asid abase,.for the fcst 4\ -years, ; he: again . cums forward to oontest the opimons and good. wisheB Politi cally and otherfvise. qf his f plowmen and Jiangs to no Political tail to carry him throngh." . . * '' ' . v .. A CONGREGATIONAL correBpondenfewrites correct ing the tendency of a par. which appeared in ^FIGABO, based upon a> vague telegram which. Ijnot^eingca Congregationalism appear : to haVe' misunderstood. The Congregational Jubilee I apoke of, has beenheld in Sydney. They were "the N.S., Wales Congxega tionalists alone who have a...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Brisbane Dudes. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

J a Pray,haveiyotiseenhishair,5'f ..,.. .... -? - fiisidiotic sta^; :"'... Histight pants-^tt^smeMyf « «" The sneer upon hUsnout ? ' His crooked legs and thin, With heels that will turn out ?-;. Andkn^thatwiU tuminP .;. iffis bangrtail coat/cigaw,. ^ r Hiscane of patternsnobbery, , ,-k-^ His style of saying " Aw," *'"4 -J And'^^atsoxt^lTODbery?' '*-*<.' Heminces oniiheierb, =. t,, Likefryingbacon-rasher, ? t Oht heiermost superb, ; ' This dude, this lMy jnctaher. 4 . Seel H^'aw,two of Mark how eachaucka his cane, A dudest.mashestgein,: . ; ;. All cloth& and nary^rain. ! iThe time was 9 p.m.,, ~ \. ' Last Saturday the night, ?., :s- : "When,I saw both cf them . j.....' Arrayedinkillingfright. -. . - ; Each hat is on threehairs, ,v; (That'ti how you/know ilite tj . At passing girls each stares, ; ' ." At corner, Queen-Whhxf street. ' j They stare and smile'mo end,. .: . At girls with fetching.ogle,: ' -But when these have a mend, ; Theynever, never boggle. > For ...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Football. -Tkisre's nought in a name; then, just hear me. If " goal keep " or " forwardI take, The same with the one as the other, A serious blunder you'll moke. For neither I am nor the 'tother» My cognomen, now don't you ax, From henceforth I ne'er will cause bother, But write me your own dear AJAX.

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
ROUNDABOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

What ivow awakes my slumb'ring Muse ? " What doth my soul inspire ? _ What lifts me from a fit of blues. To seek "Promethean fire P Would I thus try to breed a flame Because I would aspire to fam6, " As rhapsodising gent? Oh no ! If told the truth must be, I'm up a very diff'rent tree- - I want to pay the rent! And so, as Phoebus gilds the hill, . (About the milkman's time) The Bard springs forth andjrrabs his quill, And builds up frenzied rhyme. - He di^s his Imuckles in his hiur, .*'- : ? . He writhes uponhis knobby, chair, And foams with peht-upspout; Then flies his quill tillhe his spent "Eureka! I'have earned my rentV By this same BOUSDABOITT.1' ; . ON July 17, a blackfellow was found dead on the river bank at Cunnamulla,' and' a gin informed the sergeant that she had seen two white men fighting with him, that they knocked "him down and left him. .The^|tsily"^iolBd no signs of violence, but after it was buried a riiinour got abroad that the neck was broken, and it was to be exh...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

of South Brisbane. n ENTLEMEN,-The dissolution of ; Parliament imposes upon you tlfe duly :©|E electing your representatives for the new Assembly. I accordingly do my self the honour to solicit your support in my candidature for the position ot one of your representatives. During the past wine years I liave sat as your member, and to the best of my ability I have assisted in securing to tlie colony such legislation as I trust will prove beneficial to all classes, and as I firmly believe will greatly conduce to the progress of South Brisbane. While not insensible of my duty to the .country at large. I have never lost right of the peculiar requirements, of your elecrorate, and I think I nay fairly Challenge denial of that fact. And what is of equal importance, I shall ever oppose any action, no matter from which side of the House it may emanate, which -would be likely to detract from the benefits which the legislation of the past has secured to South Brisbane. I hardly need remind you...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

ieElectors of Aal^alw. : EMEN,--I hare the honour to inform SJI you that I shall again tea CANDIDATE §fb1r yotir suffrages at the approaching Election. , JSearly ten years liave elapsed since you ficst erected me to a seat in Parliament; 4Ula I trust that my conduct afi your rejpresentfttive siiice that time has been such: as to efttitle me to a continuance of your<»nfidejice. I shall take an early opportunity,of explaining Ijoyoiiat length, jny views on'the loading political questions of the day. Meanwhile, beUevenie to be, ,. Tour obedient servant, JACOB LOW. To the Eleotors of Dalby. GENTLEMEN,-Having received the above large ^and infiu$ntially signed requisition, asking me to allow myself to be a.gain nominated as a CANDIDATE for election for this elector* ate, at the forthcoming General Election, I have much pleasure in complying with that request, and now place myself in your hands, and if my past ac&ons, during the time I.have ha&the honor to repres...

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