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Effective Volunteer Organization. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
"-? - Effective Volunteer Organization. IT may tie interesting to' Volunteers to peruse the following extract from the Broad Arr010 of the 20th September last,-by which it will be seen that the consolidation of the various Volunteer Corps in England ji; in the interests of discipline and efficiency, becom ing ymfait accompli, and effected on somewhat similar principles to those which are at present in operation with our recognized Volunteer Force. There can be no doubt but that this is a step in the right direction, for nothing could be so calculated to cripple the discipline and efficiency of a regiment, as to subdivide it into numerous independent and irresponsible company commands, Tet this is the system which obtained with Volunteer CorpB under the old organisation, and under which each regiment hfui eight (8J commanding officers, instead of one sole and responsible head; and each of these, officers administered'discipline, Ac,, as inclination prompted, and in a different manner...
Assault by a Barrister in Court. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Assault by a Barrister in Court. THE astonishing intelligence which reaobed us by telegram on Friday evening to. the effect (hat Mr. Swanwick a member of the Queensland bar had struck Mr. Bruce, snlici. tor in open court is thus detailed in ^Saturday's Courier. Considerable excitement was caused in the City Police Court yesterday afternoon, owing to an altercation between two profea sinnal gentlemen. The bench was composed of Messrs. H. H. Payne and J. Potts. J J. P., and the rase of E. Allan v. J. H. Walker, for using obscene language, was being heard. Mr. Swanwick was engaged by the complain ant, and Mr. Bruce by the defenduqt. JThe case for the plaintiff had been closed, and that for the defendant nearly so, when Mr. Bruce Called another witness. From the quostions put to this witness by Mr. Bruce, it was evident that he was about to bear testimony as to tbo character of the defen dant, Mr. Swanwick objected to this evi dence being admitted, stating that Mr. Bruce should first ha...
Melbourne. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Thursday February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Melbourne. [FROM OUR OWN COnllESPOKDIKT.] Thareday February 12. An obeucnc paper called the Firebrand, edited by a man named Sawkine, late of Sydney* has been Bcizcd, and the editor BUUI woned to answer at the Police Court for its publication. Ibibu Faitine FUND.-At the usual weekly meeting on Saturday aftejnoon, Ilia "Worship the Mayor prebided, and therojwerc present Messrs. Ilorwitfc, J. C. Byan, and the Secre tary. A letter wr.tj read from Mr. Wienholt, of Goomhurra, 6tating that- the Aiiora Coin* luittfo had already appointed u collector for that district* Others were read from Mr. Lyonsi enclosing list of collections amounting to £2 1Gb. Gd.« and lioiu Mr. John "Wilson* of Durkcy l-'lat, oui*h>biii^ donations amount to 1 -fi. The Kum of i'4G was reported in hand by the Uvarurur. The Secretary was insU'ucli-d to write to the Bri.sbnn^ tivusurer, re^uestiufj him lo ackuowkilgo the receipt of the hibt iilOU forwarded through the Quo 'li-ihmd X i4.i"ni'l Huik l. st Mwid \y wool...
The Sydney International Exhibition AWARDS TO QUEENSLAND EXHIBITORS. SYDNEY, February 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
The Sydney International Exhibition AWARDS TO QUEENSLAND EXHIBI TORS. SYDNEY, February 14. I The following prizes have been awarded to Queensland exhibitors in dosses named: ClasB C23.-Wheal, oats, barley, maize, and other cereals William Tulloeh, Gleneairn Farm, War wick. White Talavera wheat, grown on heavy black soil. First prize. Grain in con dition better than that of others; weight, G4lb. per bushel. George Eckhart, Sandy Creek. Warwick. White wheat. Second Prize. Choice good milling; weights, GBlb. per bushel. C. Cowley, Swan Creek, Warwick. Bed wheat. Third prize. Good milling; 05jib. O'Beilly and Pigott, Mount Ihabor, War wick. Bed wheat. Fourth prize. Medium quality milling wheat: CGlb. February 10. Two policeman were severely injured here on Saturday night by a crowd of larrikins at tempting to rescue a prisoner. Through the assistance rendered by civilians, the prisoner and five larrikins were locked, up. In the S:ulling match between Laycock and Pearoe, in Watermen's Sk...
Sydney. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] February 14. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Sydney. [FBOM ODE OWN COBUESPONDENT] February 14. Lulu, Olivia, and BechcrchG are scratched for the Sydney Cup. It is reported that there &lt;tre a number of spurious bank notes in circulation, purporting to be those of the Australian Joint Stock Bank. This morning, as the early train from Parra matta was approaching M'Donald Town station, a man whose nauie is not known went on to the line, deliberately took of his hat, placed his head on the rail, and allowed tbe train to pass over him. He waB, of course killed on tbe spot.
CORRESPONDENCE. [The Editor will not he responsible for any opinions or views expressed by correspondents, and will always reject personalcommunications unless on subjects, of public [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
CORRESPONDENCE, [The Editor will not he retpojtfibl^ for bny opinions or vtews expressed by porrcspon* dents, andwill alwaysreject pen&nalcom munications unfcs* on liibjectB,\of jiullic importance, and guaranteed by the 9ifjna* tuve of the author.] The Eastern Downs Society* TO T^B EPjjrOBl&F #HB WABWICK. Sib, -f-I hlifc just perusisd a letter, in the coV&niji of Uifi Jfxaifiiner 'and- Times', which is so pregnant with mis-statements that I jiinnf-. nnlr fl ]ittln your ColllUlTIS &lt;0 draw attention to a few of them. As to the author of that letter we havo only to enclose the' dozen perverse beings, wjio have so' unreasonably set themselves against thiB society, to touch the guilty author on the "ihoiiraer. "TVapffly a'proper term to Buctan" writerf would dem&od a stronger word than " fibber.". It Is an -attempt once more to in jqre . a society, which has already done a grpojt dga^ for tho benefit of agriculture, and' : ^cifording to the resu...
Frozen Meat Schemes and Politics. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WARWICK ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Frozen Meat Schemes and Politics. TO THE EDITOR OF TUB WABWICK ABGUS. RIB,-I enclose for your perusal a clipping from the Taoicoomba Chronicic, which criti cises the hnppy experiment bo admirably Carried out anaer the auspices of Messrs. M'llwraith, M'Eochern and Co., in so un generous nod narrow a style, that I would ask you to take some notice of it. I hare at tended the reading room at Brisbane, and hare watched the expressions of the Press bearing upon the Strathleven meat experi ments, and every newspaper I have looked at -your Warwick ones included-have been jubilant over the success of those experiments, and in none of them do I find so gross a mis-construction placed on the experiments as will be found in the paragraph I enclose you. In a' most illiberal vein, and driving his poisonous assegai into Mr. M'llwraith and Mr. M'Eachern, the unkind writer now seeks to detract from the fair name of an old estab lished firm, of good repute, be it remembered, by suggesting that this ...
Mr. H. C. Cleave and the "Examiner and Timos." TO THE EDITOR OF THE WARWICE ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Mr. H. C. Cleave and the "Examiner and Timos" , TO THE EDITOR OF TIIK WAUWICE AfiOUB. SIB,-I was very much nmusod nt the re cent sketch in your paper anent Dan. O'Con nell and Disraeli. Permit me to re-limn a sentence or&lt;twb in proof'of the fact that we hare a local Bombastes, who is quite on u par with the voritablo original in point of instinetivc valor. Now we nil know that .miitlier Mr. Cleevc, nor the oUier olGcers of the New South Wales Bunk, arc permitted to communicate with newspapers un-ofliciully; and I presume nobody knows that bettev than the editor of the Ezamincr. So forthwith he challenges him to a fight which is to he all on one side, thus: The Bantah : Can you fight, SirP The BANKEB : Oh yes, a hurricane, if at liberty; but, don't you see, bombastic friend, my hands are firmly tied. Tbe BANTAM : I thought it was such like. Then come on. And forthwith we are treated to a rather one sided demonstration of bravery on the part of the diminutive literary bird ...
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF [?] ARRIVALS: [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OrrfR S\ .ARRIVALS : From BrUbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Cambooyn, 1 Clifton, Hendon, Alloro, Anil T. P. O., dally, (Sundays exoapted), At &lt;'&lt;6 p.m., ftleo, from Brisbane, Jjwwicn, &lt; And Toowoomba, on Tuesdays and Satuidays, ftt lrfifi | p.ro., and from Toowoomoa, on Thurada)*, At 10'3£ j a.u. Hon,' AlftKj^hkveflfi^'Rit'onico, dally', k S *30-}|>jtf. rfmH ifBti ThUTW n->J > OA,, PWtdays, 41 ^For fiiA 'goneralhrV (orarland), daQy, ffwbMfctf tadiHtfdtfliyf^xoepteof «t 5 p.m. For Btenthoipe, Maryland, dally, (Saturdays excepted), OampandlSigfct-mUo 1 *" - -* tor isflwirr K'jhoJ/sTi iwn^juiM.&r Leybpr* vuOambooya, every WeoWwfir A4n. jJndflfnrOVfij;)L" JPorlTppwAPdJfrg^fljfftt-grajfpmiQM Crecto, Emu Vale, Farm 0Her, jCQutney; ana Mroky^Valloy, on Bnndw WibIiwwmH umw v^osrv For the northern VIA . , t-Opec lor buidaw/ frt^jWifllaWiyoepted), r«-opoa«d (ran 7 to e p.m. lot aM%dMdVbualoea). "Khmhiiiuh tmattomtt 9 m-m., vwM...
Commercial. LONDON, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Argus — 17 February 1880
Commercial. LONDON, February 12. Consols aro 9/f. The proportion of the Bank of England re serve to liabilities is 50 per cent, and the reserve in notcB and bullion amounts to' £16,600,000. The ratu of discount on the open market is now 2£. per cent. Tin is quoted at JB&G. Wallaroo copper is worth £81 10s. Queensland 4 per cent debentures are £80.