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Prison Murder in New Zealand. How it was done. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 4 August 1883

Prison Murder in New Zealand. How it was done. [J3Y Gaol-Bird.j ' AT JNeison, N.Z., a prisoner named Davidson, utilised as prison cook, stabbed a warder named Adams dead with a knife, and then broke open the guard-room and obtained a loaded revolver. Upon the gaoler and wife confronting him, however, he appeared to lose his savage pluck. In desperation he blew s his own brains out. He was only recently con victed, his crime being manslaughter, and his sentence imprisonment for life. It is the practice of gaolers to place long-sentenced prisoners in billets. Head-cook is the prize billet in most gaols,and the prisoner who gets this is generally trusted. Rincy, however; the folly&f giving ftflifer'l sucha bill^t ! . . I ' 1 » The "cook has access to knives, meat-4&%per3yand other instruments. lie is let out of his cell ©very morning an hour or two earlier than the rest of the prisoners; as he has to prepare the hominy. This is before the full staff of warders come on d...

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

AUGUST FIXTURES, FIRST TWENTIES. MEM.-Owing to the visit of the: Sydney, players, the matches fixed for the month will probably not be played. SECOND TWENTIES. August 4.-Wallaroo v. Rovers ... ... Kcdron 4.-Brisbane v. Grammar School ... ... School 11.-Brisbane v. Excelsior ... ... ... Point - . 11.-Wallaroo v. Grammar School ... ... School 18.-Excelsior v. Borers , ... ... Kedron 18.-Wailaroo v. Brisbane . ... ... Point 25.-Hovers v. Grammar School ... . School 22.-Brisbane v. Wallaroo ... ... Point The Wallaroos have received a drubbing. Geytainly their club fifteen was not in the field, but there the fact remains and "will grow stronger as time goes on. I can not understand whytbe delinquents behavedas they did, for the matdh had bee«i fixed for months. The Wallaroo team was advertised, and to all intents and purposes the Rugby loving crowd of the yellows, who play both games, dccided not to visit the Kedron Park.* But they did, with what result-their - clubwjas licked, and they ...

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

G BEE N E B' S GUN A G E N C T. G A B T S I D E A ND SON. GUN .MAgEBS AN D IMP ORT E E S. Largo Stock of new and Second hand Guns, by good London and Birmingha <jk Makers. Our Choke Bore'1 Guns for Kangaroo Shooting aire made especially to resist the strain of heavy shot, and for Price and Quality defy competition. To becomea Good Shot, practice with GBEENEB'S BALL TRIP GLASS or SMOKE BALLS; To BB OBTAINED VBOH GABTSIDE $ SON, .\ GUN SHOP, 108, EBWABD ST BEET, BRISBANE. 30, 32, QUEEN STREET, BRISBANE, .. t DRAPERS, COSTCTMERS, MILLINERS* AND LADIES' GENERAL OUTFITTERS. Manuiactarers. AWARDED FIRST PRIZE 4ND SILVER MEDAL. For elegant Costumes and Millinery, designed and manufactured at Messrs. Edward Slaughter and Co.'s Establishment, 30 and 32, QaeenStreet, Brisbane, at the August Exhibi tion/1882. A large and varied assortment of CostumeB to select from, fitted to the Buyers. Prompt attention given to WeddingTrousseaux and Mourning orders. » Allihe latest designs and fas...

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

"Who is it shares the best in the-town,;/* For which he's gained awide renown >7 Who is it cuts your hair so fine, . ' r And out of others takes the shine?: "Whois it gives the best shampoo; Brings to your cheeks healths rosyhue, And makes a happy inan pf you ? VICTOESEN Note the Address-. . r ?? The Ameri<$nllair Cutting Saloon, . Albert-street j[tlur^4o9>|¥|ipitf Queen-street).

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Chillblains and Crutches. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Cliillblaiiis and Crutches. ' JJL- i «VM m ?, .' ? /. ¥es. " Oowlishaw's Fishwife says r it > js genuine. Thie pions and irreVerende Brentnall saw the lioary old son of .a brother minister in a qtaftndafcy arid jumpedto help him out. Cowlishaw also followed. Well, Gowlishaw and Brentniall . saw Poor Oid; Jordan's trouble, and'came to his rescue. ¥ou will please rehiember that the Fishwife is supposed to he ia .wpopular" ^paper. Ilany falsities are' supposed in this vale of tears. But that don't matter. Poor Old Jordan^ you know, has a very philan thropic scheme by which he hopes Ao pauperise the colony. The' Poor Old Fossil wants to import chill blains arid crutches and give 'em a lease of two years tooth at 15/-f per weetc (barring, of course, what they can steal; and they'd have a very big mind to steai. at thiat rate piTwages); ' i Poor Old Jordan, you know> was: recently drawing the miserable; stipend'-Of .<£8Q0-a. year, and lie,boasts that that' was of no momen...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Mems. for Sam. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

- " ----- Items, for Sam; Thb plantations up North are importing' hordes of HongkCn^ Chinese to do their, work. J The T?igtails good 5 S&imriy! Griffith say hardee work no good nay countlymbn, only; fif; for White Men I " Thirty of them holted recentiy in one batch. ' Nineteen were captured, aiid. had. to lie^ept by the @oyernment for a' terjn. I7p at Ingham, aChinaman has been conivicted of' sly^grog selling, and of selling intoxicants to South Sea Islanders.- ; This eostjhim: &%%, but he thinks that^as Btorfriend.and/paferon will be in powe* next, : hemay gat this unjust fine remitted.* r : 5 ! ; May£o^ntt;r^as recently -witnessed three Chjnese fantan;'g-bfa.xx<i' ATnse, from th|ar own? ashes.. The Leslie Street hanklihad the first tun, till it" broke "/to aJe^op'sman, who, thereupon, .opened: . a seconfiTbank ;m hi own ;^«aTter. jiTfgw weeks passpd, and the Jes?op'8 instiUvtibn 4eclined, and fell < to a Kevoltfer Point Chinee. This fello^ ^oj...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Thought at the Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

**n, Tftektre. TriE liberals and Conservatives, in Queensland are; like: the itntt2)^iiiiiTilie*,Ck)medy bf Errors ??;' - * ... *??? ;.?< ^Theione solike the other ; ;. : Ah could not I>e. distinguished but by names.*''1 ? ? jbroniibo/Eij^wsOTppSifesagobdmbtto for Bugby footballers; to wit- 'r: ?.>? v..-:"t "'W. V- " ' ^ f'If Iilast ittthissemce,youmustcase;me in leather." . {*£. A i ., Thg thoughts of greap pien often run in a similar groove.' For instatice, in lus address td the Valley electors the other night the' Hoiii'B: B.'Morehead said" I thought my speeches were generally understood to be humorous ./' and Shakspere, in the, " Comedy of Errors,','. puts into the mouth of MtfriMV¥ thfe ^ following:-., ' ' . m nt: my-discourses dull ? barren my wit ? " ? .> - '.ll y {.) i. '> i, t , Like 4-ntiplwlu8$ad Dr<Smio, many of the candidates for legis lative honours will 'hoth give and receive many hard knocks, and will.not get |nto the .House; after a...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Sporting Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Sportiiig<fy$8ip; , i7; ; [BY HERMIT.J. ME. JOST'S recent purchase, Ownoridj schiestnut eolfc by Epigram, out of Orian, -was shipped./fcfc Sydney by the Keilaiwarra on Saturday last. . ? A « The Grympie races take place on Tbuvsdayi&nd Friday next week, and with them ; the prese'nt Reason may be said to close, for although this is aetuaUytheKCommence ment of a new racing year, Maryborough andGympie are in reallity the Conclusion of the' old season*.: ^Horse owners will bear in mind that acceptancesfor thoGympie Handicaps, also the general entries* are due on the; 14th instant, which will be Tuesday next. ' f i Mr. Einnie returned home from Townsville last week with his horses, and his northern trip has heen > ^profit able one to him, for not only has he won afair amorint in stakes, but he also disposed,of isoihe Mrse »tock~whilo away. To Mr. Bell of Townsville he sold fiveij namely, a brown mare, six years bid, by Nemo, out of 'Maghblia, by Stafford; a chestnut...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Bell's Lite in Queensland. "And pray what is a gentleman without his recreations?" OLD SONG. DATES CLAMIED FOR 1883. RACING FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

"And pray what is a gentleman without.his recreations ?" * .. --Oil) SOXG, DATES CLAIMED FQB,;883; ^" RACING FixuraES. Thargomindah ... August 15-16. Gympie ..., ... ... ... August 16-17. Hawkesbury B.C. (N.S.W.) ... ... ... August' 23^25. Cloncurry August 28-29. A.J.C. Spring (N.S.W.) ... ... ... ... Sept. 1-4-6-8. Cooktown J.C. ... ? ... Sept. 5-6. Victorian Amateur T.C. ... ~ - v ... Oct. 13-20. V.B.C. Spring (Tic.) ... Nov. ENTRIES Cm>'se.:/ ' Tharg^mindah General Entry '... , '*...... August 14. Gympie General Entry ... ... ' v., ... August 14. Cooktown General Entry... ... ... Sept. 1. WEIGHTS DECLABED. ^ < Gympie Handicaps ... ... ... ^ August 11., Cooktown Handicaps ... ... ... Attgust 14. ACCEPTANCES.. Thargomindali Handicaps and Steeplechase.,. August 14. Gympie Handicaps ... ... ... ? . .*. -August 14.;' Cooktown Handicaps ... i.t>-.ai'£ ... Sept. 1. We shall at all times be glad to give correspondents.tliebene fit of our assistance, and any questionsseut...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The woman and the Man. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

.Th£ Woman thoMaii. This is an awful Historical jawful. It's all about Parsons. ?? Just nund. thatj ye f>afc,sons; ?, He married a'ltory Ann, ' A.yery hot. flarey, Ann.. H<9 wonted to 1)6 3088, < ; 1 , She wanted tor bp bus?. ,?.. She so ,wanted> And she wif I ; .For, wthout e^cientcps. ;i i .'She tried to tij&e his Jife i , Arid she hisonly, wile!, ~lt 11 say his only witor,\.r,.,, ' P'raps thaVs. the catt&Jof strife Oh J jealou^y. oji! d^r," ' V I'm forced to shed a tear. But to r^iruxnl :i Theman "Who's struck by;Maty;Ann; 1 ? Oosbhebad aireakr

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Bulcock Explains. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Bulcock Explaia£| i- I stated in Bjileock wa^p^fof:: 3s&ei paid :^|i|o£k .^aiiMpiiied this |to ?pirfcradiot such. an.;.^sei^|6ii;;f.-: ' /:^. J§lffr ? ; ..'^EL^ce is a fact-whichr told'l^ril^i^c^ll^in -he spoke, to me. Aisertain gentleman de&ir&dtb stand asVa - Parliameiilary candidate m th£-Stagnant in ,t^it He caU^i^Mi, iBiilcock ;aiid: a&fe^^liet^er t£ere;was any c&sefcidaeerin^^ a grant could be made..to " assist his B^c(>ek replied,t6 the effect that if there were any such fttjidi theye would probably not he more than was due to liivi by the Stagnant party. - . x .Bulcock ad^ttfed to me that thisconversatioritpok pla.ce, biit wants to explain that he Intended £6 coinyey that he had expended mpn% out of his 0^11 pocket and wished to be reimbursed by the party. Bulcock will excuse me if I retain my. owii: opinion about that. v. ... J Further, Bulcock told me that any money he had received in connection with the distribution of the notori...

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 — 11 August 1883

'You were not at the play tprQiglb.t> Don Cerlos. How ; hap^neiit? "-The Span^h Stu^erii. r??????.??. Now-flbtli the>ctOr"tuhe his talking part Up ^to'tliO fetandardof'' Shiat^spereah'arb/ /. Turn back the lanternonto Classic times, , And /talk indeep-t<med,quidnt/^j.!E»tip:rhymes. Feyer the blood, or make its current still, , . ' By'livmg ma£ibtitt,h*^immoirjtalWill."* * .Athousandfanoies floatathwart^liebrafn, - :j?:/ ?... .. Now pulsed pl,e^sur0,punqtRre4 with p#,in. ' " T^ejnlnd; deligUtedj povej^ja classiel^re,, ...; .... . i Vv5;;' - It,shares their ancaeiit'lUe.atsijoyfl/ita t^ors,' ' ' v ? And hugs in fun the-. il, -i C(OT9^;Oi,l E$B0&l|.mv£ : "W* J. . SLoTlc^ay! was ; not .foolishly, risky. in -placing .this Shaketrperean comedy before a Brisbane audience, although to i&toBt local playgoers the -enterprise must faatfe at first seemed I one of doubtful issue.' ' It is not given to many lovers of j theatrical representations to see such a piec...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The —30 Swindle. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

; ^ ---- ( The 3B30 Swindle. The Telegraph, with the little-mindedness that Cowlishaw can't seein to get rid of, went out of its way to assert that the Address of the Leader of the Opposition appeared in FIGARO without authority that it was not to be paid'for as an advertisement. That is exactly so. Cowlishaw is such a narrow-minded newspaper proprietor that lie cannot understand why a jburnal conducted on really liberal (Twig the sarcasm;?) ! principals should publish the Address of the Leader of the Opposition as a mere matter of news I jln my paper, I cater for the tastes of my subscribers. ,; I guarantee to supply them with information in return for a certain annual sum. It is, therefore, my duty, to place important matters on record, whether paid for as advertisements or not. Does Cowlishaw dare insult his idol, Sam Griffith, by saying that the latter's electoral Address was not important enough to be kept on record, unless paid for at so much an inch P I had an article ai&...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The Wheels. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

* The Wheels. -JFiGABois happy once morse, because h js pet? began |a .sliow some fresb signs of life, and made a really pretty, and effective display last Saturdaylafterhooji; when they paraded under the sub-rapteincy of .Tommy Coutts, andwent through a number of their evolu tions. .. ;? ; But why [did they: not dontheir uniforms ? Who, is responsible for the fairworkingof the club ? , They have a secretary, captain,ami; subrcaptain, and com mittee of, five or six, andyet, not one, out of all, that crowd, seems to puV himself out to, hurry things afrgacL. -1$ is* now two months since they started the idgftdf piriforms, and nothing has yet been done. Why. hang it, your uniform is as necessary to your clp.p's exiisfaanoeas "clearing out" sale? are to a draper lalior is to Stagnation Sam's new jtt you do not get your uniforms before, the sports come off on the 8th of, nexfcmonth, lTiGAj&b wUt ,have to put a fresh spoke in ypur wheels. Who(isthe man that haunts Gregory Terrace,...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Cowlishaw Snubbed. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Cowlishaw^Snubbedi. v '^.itotrara. never was sucl^i^^cided jBa^VI^tod^d siskin the'rface..as that ad&itii^tered b^|life\13risbaia^ electors b)i- thursdiay s &ishv$j$j$, at :I)p^la^-d meeting iat : the. Al|3ert Sail-? ;Peqpie ?wjbo jwetitthererl^^il^ Vfetemn ijolitician, whatever his, opinions. So' thpy* put on softhatsand lieldftheraflge^^rea^ly fori'i|(ri By many, itr was hazarded that the ptoceed^gis would' be marked by a free fight. J. . / '<!' *v '1 >v -?v 1 All these premonitions of trouble were created by Co#lisha.w's paper, the evening FMmfe.^fepp?e had conceived an exaggerated: - idea of the. Fishwife'# power. T^ey thought 'that it migHt be'afcle to Star some people to acts of violence. Wien the Fishwife deliberately predicted that there would be a row with Douglas, when it invited PwAwi/e-supporters to break up the meeting, outsiders foolishly thougb fc that a ^ - paper j^hfchisfondbfboastinguboutitstl'ieinendous circulation, had some power. Co...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Political Strams. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Yo& note the tiny straws go floating round, Now steadying, ,T ,. Now eddying, Wow mounting us if on a spiral wound, - Now falling listless to the dusty ground, Whirling,' Swirling, Curling Ana then you say, " By these same straws are found ine point from which the whistling wind doth sound! " So tis in politics. You note the straws. The pattering, __ . The flattering,: eve 8 made everywhere by jaws Of candidates who fight a certain cause, . .. The yearnings. The turnings, _ v. Heart-burnings, ^he dodges, too, of wily Cowlishaws Who 11 draw an argument as fine as gauze. You mark the methods of the politician, The scornings, _ George-Thornings, The humble wording of the meek petition : That asks the people put some in position, » The drawling, The crawling - Each strawlmg Of certain value is to the logician Who'd gaiige the meaning of the Nation's mission. So here I bundle up the whirling waifs Which, fluttering, Are uttering " . Soft explanations of their secret chafes, As, n...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Serve Him Right. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Scrye Him Bight. IT may seem strange for me to back an unknown man's; quarrel. God knows that I have obtained (especially amongst fire-insurance editors) a great deal of odium for sticking up for the blacks. I would not, indeed, have been surprised if they had charged me with being the Queensland Exeter Mall. How ever, let that pass.. ; I always go on principles of fair-play. I don't try and theorise above the heads of my readers. We are all men. We may be mates, and we may be enemies. But wje sHU are everybody who reads my paper the title of a'walk* Then I talk to him as one mati-to 0u>ther. . Sink claptrap. Don't suppose^bui^itti 5'!<>rPam the last man to raise suck a cry. - Now, there is a talk of at Cunnamulla. I object to the expression. The Cun namulla ^^r^Musesthewprdsthatthereisnohppe of " eyer^isRAirenn^ upon that word I have italicised. . topic, the Cunriamutia paj>ertellisfahout a gin who giv«s theonly (as it appears to me, from the press stupidities a...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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THE SQUATTERS' ORGAN GRINDER. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

THE SQUATTERS' ORGAN GRINDER. (See sjoitclt " Sam rt* hhn 8(fmtters' Tool?*)

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Sam's Latest Dream. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

Sam's j Latest Dream. I WBOifGEp Samtby Griffith the other week, when I said he had brought but. ail idea entirely his own. I wasjihistafcen whenlcredited himwith the origination bf his wonderful scheme of "guarantee railways.'2 It appears that Sam was inoculated with this brilliant invention by Audley CoOte-the father of the miserable abortion of the Tasmanian maiii-. trunk line. They ' called him u Captain" Audley Coote in T^maniay why, isn't very clear. Audley Coote is a pleasant-spoken, little, old gentleman with a venerable grey-beard, and knowing grey eyes. He is said to be a wonder at miking big commissions out of big contracts. H& isaTasraanian Member of Parr liafnent, and at present publicly noted for nothing in: particular e&i&pt in increasing his <ir olive branches " at the shortest possible intervals. - f l Well, Sam has been, tutored into a guarantee rail way state of ;imnd by Audley Coote, who staked aiid lost his professional reputat...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 11 August 1883

"As Jas. Cowlishaw would see it. PT4* A As the people hare made it/

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