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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
Long-reach Beer! TkTOW on Tap at PEEL'S ROYAL HOTEL, ill Try it! SOMETHING IEW. For the West. GIVEN ~AW A Y. Prizes to the value of o. A COUPON will be given to all Cash pur chasers for every £1 expended to the cud of tlie year, VfUicU will entitle tliem to one cliance in a drawing on Art Union principles for prizes as under. Drawing to take place on or about 31st December, 18927 1st Prize £10 10 0 2nd Prize,. Dinner Service, or value thereof, £?4 0 3rd Prize, Table Lamp, or value thereof, £2 2 0. ABTfltTH PARNELL, 8- Barcaldine. JXTNDAS Annual Race Meeting. Tuesday and Wednesday, August 30th and 3ist. Programme.-First Day. First Race, start 32 noon. MAIDEN PLATE, of £15; 1 mile. Entries close Night of General Entiy. Second Race. STOCKMAN'S PURSE, of £10; 1 mile. For horses used for stock purposes and station bred witliin 100 miles of Jundali. Entries close Night of General Entry. LUNCH. Third Race. FLYING HANDICAP, of £25; J-mile. Fourth Race. GRASSFED HANDICAP, of £10; 1 mile, Hor...
Original Poetry. Water in the Bore. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
Water in the Bore. TAKE any Queensland paper up, And read it where you may, It's all artesian water That's the topic of the day. It's rehearsed at balls and parties, In the pub and in the store; About So-and-so was lucky, Be struck water in his bore. Meet a jackeroo or squatter In the bush or in the town, If they have not then struck water, They will pass you with a frown. But then you cannot blame them, Kor their hearts are sick and sore; You can tell by their demeanour There's no water in the bore. Ask a squatter at liis station For to fill your ration bags, You would fancy how he snaps them, That he'd tear ttiem into ra^s. And if for work you'll ask him, Now this is what he'll roar, " Doing nothing at the station But putting down a bore." Meet a lizard when he's coming in To get his week's supply, He thinks he's heavy paper ; You can sec it in liis eye. If the time of day you bid him, He'll answer ana no more; You think he owns the blooming lot, The station, run, and bore. Whenev...
The Whitechapel Mystery: A PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEM. ("JACK THE RIPPER.") CONTINUED FROM LAST ISSUE. MAY 8 TO 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
A PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEM. («' JACK THE HIPPER.") BY DE. N. OLIVEB; Author of "THE KING OP GOLD," "CONVICT 72," " ALMEDA," ETC. CONTINUED FROM IA8T ISSUE. MAY 8 TO 15. JT was a good thing for me that I did not attempt to act upon the instruc tions received upon tbe 1st instant, for I would have met with a strange jtfghap. I am afraid. About midnight I aw®Bvvith a queer feeling in my bead again, 1 had 6tayed in the park too long, and had caught some cold. I was confined to my room for a week, obeying the doctor's orders, although I felt well enough to get out in two days. Ah! this head of mine. It was beginning to give me much trouble. My doctor in formed me that I would probably have fallen in the street, If I bad gone out that night. I was glad I did not make the attempt. My servant had found out tbe full parti culars in connection with Professor Weichs ler's entertainment, and at 7 p.m., on the night of the 8th instant 1 sallied forth ; all right now ; no danger of a relapse. I walk...
Muttaburra Pastoral Show. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
MuttaTjura Pastoral Show. FBOLF ODE OWN OOEEESPOKDENT. JUNE 1 Oob carnival .week has come and gone, and a very enjoyable time it has been. Owing to the rain which fell in the week immediately preceding, many people and several exhibits for the show were prevented coming in. The first note of misfortune was sounded on the Monday, when newB arrived that Mr. and Mrs. Frasor and their children had been thrown out of their buggy and Mr. Eraser's aim broken. This report, unhappily, proved to be true, and Dr. Egan's professional ser vices had to be called in to both Mr. aud Mrs. Eraser on their arrival in Muttaburra, the children, fortunately, escaping unhurt. The accident was caused by the horses taking fright at a pack horse and bolting. The reins broke and the wheels got on the lock throw ing the whole party out; this, however, was the only accident that happened to mar the meeting. By Monday night every hotel was more than full with visitors, there being more in town than were ever in ...
Irrigation for Western Queensland. PUBLIC MEETING AT BARCALDINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
Irrigation fer Western Queens land. PUBLIC MEETING AT BAKCALDINE. A WELL-ATTENDED meeting of townspeople and carriers assembled at Sbakspeare's Hotel J on Wednesday evening lost to hear au address t from Mi1. Campbell on Agriculture in West ern Queensland by Irrigation. SarapleB of S the crater were brought in from Mr. Richard i Bon's well during .the afternoon, and tested. ? In comparing them with rain water no per ceptible difference could be detected. Mr. Lloyd- Jones was voted to the chair, and after a few introductory remarks by him Mr. CAI£PBELL spoke at some length. He said ? that many of those present that evening would i doubtless recollect that a few years ago the Baicaldinc Progress Association suggested to ' the Minister for Lands that there was a suit- * able site fof a village settlement adjacent to * ; Baroaldine, and at the request of the Minister ® , they selected a site on the confines of the downs and desert country along the course of J ; Lagoon Greek. They were ...
People's Parliamentary Association. Mr. Fitzgerald Addresses the Electors. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
People's Parliamentary Association. Mr. Fitzgerald Addresses the Electors. A heehno of the committee of the above association was held at the Longreach restau rant on June 2nd, 1892. There was a full attendance of the committee. Mr. Fitzgerald, labor candidate at the late Buliinba election, was also present by invitation. The minutes of the previous meeting -were confirmed, and correspondence received. The inward cor respondence consisted of a letter from Mi1. James Crombic, M.L.A., stating that he had interviewed the Premier and Minister (for Lands, re grant of land fur a Trades Hall. The Minister stated he had no doubt the laud would be granted. Letter from C. Young, secretary Barealdine branch, asking for infor- 1 mation when the ballot for the labor candidate for the Mitchell would be taken, lie Mr. Crombie's letter, the President stated that that gentlemen had culled upon him, stating that the Minister for Lands, since the receipt ' of the letter in question, had refused to gra...
Barcaldine Lincensing Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
Barcai^ifie^Licensing Court. , ?' Tnn adjourned Licensing Court was held on Wednesday, June 1, at Harcaldine, before the Police Magistrate and Mr. A. Farnell, J.P. '11 le adjourned applications were reconsidered, and it having been shown that the orders for cleaning promises, &c., had been complied with, certificates were granted to C. Schneider, P. M'Bride, C. Lennon, M. Irwin, James O'Cou nell, and E. A. IVel; and a country license to Uridget Uurkc for a hotel at the 21-mile, Q. C. Railway.
DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. IMPERSONATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. IMPERSONATION'. ON Tuesday, May 30, the man George Edwards, charged with this offence, pleaded guilty, and was remanded for sentence to the next sittings of the District Court at Rock liampton, on June 14. ATTEMPTED LAMENT. On Friday, June 3, Henry Jl'Cosker was brought up charged with the attempted larceny of a shilling, the property of Alfred Emerson, at 20-mile Hotel, Aramac Road. Accused was observed by a servant girl and a man named Wilson, from the kitchen of the hotel, walking tiptoe to a room where Emerson kept his money. They saw him take something from a small box, when Wilson called out " Ping it," and the man went away. There were some notes and cheques and silver in the box. The man said he only went to get two sixpences in change of a shilling, and had been told to do so by Mrs. Atkinson, housekeeper for Emerson. Sirs. Atkinson denied she had given any such authority. Prisoner was con victed, and sentenced "to imprisonment,...
CONCERT AT LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
CONCERT AT LONGREACH. A MOST successful entertainment was given at the Town Hall, Longreach, on Wednesday evening last, in aid of the State School funds. The hall was crowded, and the audience was most appreciative throughout. The Affoo Brass Band commenced proceedings by playing .'Wild Monarch" march in excellent time, assisted by Messrs. Chandler and Young Clarionet),* followed bv an overture, specially composed for the bandtov Mr. Young for the occasion. The song " iVl take you back again, Kathleen," for baritoni (Miss Affoo). was introduced in the overture, nnd brilliantly executed. Although fornfl^d for two years, this was the first public atopearance of the bandsmen and bnndswomen, and their efforts vrere justly appreciated. Mrs. iFaine, who has a lovely soprano voice, captivated one and all .with her splendid singing, and had to accede to encores. Her best effort was "Will you love me when I'm old." Mrs. Faine also sang the favorite duet, "Gipsy Countess" with Mr. Palmer. Mis...
Boiling Down Works at Barcald[?]ne [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
boiling Down Works at Barcaldlne 1 WrnnN the last few weeks Messrs. Dalgety > and Co. have sent ciroulars to a number of 1 pastoralists in the district informing them that a constituent of the firm was prepared to start a Boiling Down establishment at [ Barcaldine if the graziers would give a , guarantee of a certain number of stook for twelve months. The replies were satis | factory and on Thursday last the gentlemen referred to projected the formation of a local company with a capital of £5000, in 5000 shares at £1 each, agreeing .to take 1000 shares himself. There was at once a demand for shares and the remaining 4000 were at ; once taken up in the town, with the exception of 500 reserved for the owner of a large station property near Muttaburra. The pre liminary business was at once entered upon, and a telegram sent to the Minister for Lands applying for some ten-acre sections to be sur veyed between the railway line and the lake about IJ miles from the town. The same afterno...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Sunday. In the t ull Court yesterday in the appeal case Tooliey r. Melville, chairman of Com mittees, it was held that Mr. Melville had full power to order Mr. Tooliey'e removal from the Legislative Chamber, and keep him out for the remniuder of the sitting. C. A. Bowman, aged 21, ledger keeper at the Commercial Bank, Parramatta, immedi ately on arrival at the Bank yesterday morn ing, shot himself dead. He left a note stal ing lie had been a long lime melancholy, and considered himself a failure on the earth. He states he had money in the Bank, and only owed for hie board and a suit of clothes. On Saturday afternoon an extraordinary occurrence took place in a train travelling' from Sydney to Kogarah. The Rev. David Laseron was shot with a revolver by Mr. T. Walker, M.L.A., the senior member for Northumberland, who was in an intoxicated condition. The shooting is believed to be accidental, as two strangers on examination said they found the bullet before stri...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Saturday. A deputation from the unemployed waited upon Si* S. W. Griffith to-dty to ask the G-orernment to provide relief works for tliem instead of giving them rations, which they considered degrading. One of the speakers said if they (fid not get work by fair means' they would pet it by some other means. Eventually Sir Samuel Griffith promised to bring the matter before his eollei-guea on Monday next. At the same time he said he was UQable to see what relief works could be started as there were no funds available. A little boy, tlie son of Mr. C. N. Browne, Engineer of Charters Towers, who was a passenger by the steamer Aramac, fell into the river to-day. A man named Daniel Crook jumped overboard and rescued the boy, this making the fourth life saved by Crook. Monday. It is reported to the Cloncurry police by travellers that the road from Authomp Lagoon, South Australia, to the border of Queensland,...
LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Friday. JACKSON-SLAVIN FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIBE. [PER RECTEU'S AGENCY.] LOXDOX, Friday. JACKSON-SIAVIX FIGJIT. Notice was given in the House of Commons to-day tlmt it is the intention to ask the Home Secretory whether he took any steps to stop the Jaekson-Slavin fight., and whether lie intends to prosecute the principals. ASIATIC CHOLEIU. Cholera is raging in Persia, and the death rate is increasing daily. THE ULSTEE CONYXXTIOX. The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland lias decided not to attend the Ulster Convention at Belfast to protest against granting Home Rule. A GEXEBOUS JEW. It is stated on good authority that Baron Hirscli distributed three millions in charity last year. THE VENEZUELA REBELLION. A German steamer conveying firearms to the insurgents in Venezuela, has been seized by the Government. THE BAUGEES OX STIUKE. The Tliamcs bargemen have refused to accept a reduction in wages, and a lock-out is imminent. TnE UGANDA MASSACIIES. A liented discussion is taking place in the Press as to whether th...
TELEGRAPH DELIVERY [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
TELEGRAPH DELIVERY' and Samuels Long. i view to tost the of a telegraph and were fortunate Tent signatures to warrant a boy named Page to that _ rengagement is that, subscribers i of Is. per week (in advance), 10s. n, which will ensure the daily !fy of their telegrams for ten consecutive Page commenced his duties on Tues ' moniing, and is giving satisfaction. Mr. Peterson has been appointed treasurer to the fund. The canvassers are to be congratulated on their success in the movement, which is much appreciated, aud saves a lot of annoyance to business people.
SALVATION ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
SALVATIOX ARMY. at cc ^ di C£ A f:EN'i:RAi.or corporal, we don't know which, clad in the uniform of the Salvation Army, passed up the line last Saturday by the mail train. He inspected Uarcaldino'from the plat form of a second class carriage, but it was too ragged and miserable-looking for him to sup pose the people there required salvation ; but when he saw Longreach, and its stately build ings, he immediately recognised that that was the place for him to take a turn at the devil, and secure converts. We saw him cast a longing eye at the footballers, who were hard at work 'in their peculiar way, and tVn lie turned aside with a sorrowful cxpre? inn of countcnance, and we saw liim next i the dining room table of Nolan's hotel, taking cargo at a tremendous rate. We hope he vfiii " e successful in Longreach.
LONGREACH INDUSTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
LONGREACH IXDL'STRIES. MESSRS. Richardson and Mayne, blacksmiths and wheelwrights, liave just completed the building of a first-class table-top waggon (the first that has been built in Longreacli). Judges pronounce it to be a splendidly turned out piece of work. The firm inform us that they liave orders for several others of a similar style. At another establishment, owned by Mr. Lockhardt, the proprietor informs us he has just turned out a waggonette for Mr. Schildt, of Ilfracombe, and is now engaged on a dray and other work. At Mr. Field's establishment, which is the largest of its kind west of Rockhampton, there are a fair number of hands employed, and the proprietor states that he has lately made to the order of people in the western district several waggons, buggies and buckboards. At English & Co.'s establishment we noticed a large quantity of locally-made ridge capping, drain piping "and other pipes, block caps, tin ware, stoves, &c., which are equal in every ...
APOLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
ArOLOGY. ON the 15th of March last we pub lished in the Western Chaiii/nmi a paragraph headed "He had'em again," in which certain statements were made regarding Mr. Maxwell, the editor and proprietor of the Ulnton Hun Id, who has complained of the same. We find that the imputations thereby made respecting that gentleman's character* and conduct are .without any foundation in fact. We may mention that Mr. Maxwell is personally un known to either the editor or the publisher or any member of tlie staff of this paper, and that we had not the least intention of reflecting upon Mr. Maxwell's reputation and apologise most unreservedly if we have unintentionally caused liiin any pain or annovance.
ODDFELLOWSHIP IN LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 7 June 1892
ODDFELLOWSHir IN LONGREACH. NOT to be outdone by the Foresters, it is now proposed to form a lodge of Oddfellows at Longreacli, and for tliis purpose Messrs. J. Howard and J. Lloyd-Jones, Past Grands of Loyal liarcaldinc Lodge, M.U., visit Long reach by to-dav's train. They will be accom panied by Mr. W. Kewlcy, P.G., who is one of the best workers the Order possesses in the central district. At Longreacli, assisted by Mr. English, P.N.G., and others, these gentle men should so force the tenets of Oddfellowship upon those who do not belong to a benefit society as to ensure the formation of a strong lodge.