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COLONIAL MARKETS. BRISBANE, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
COLONIAL MABKErS. BBISBAME, May 7. Monahan k Haygorth report ISO cattle yarded, priced improved and firm. Best bul locks, £110/- to £6 7/6 ; medium, £8 to £4. 1400 sheep yarded, prime crossbreds up to 16/- (?) : good merinos averaged 8/6. SYDNEY, Hay 7. I Griffiths & Weaver report, 1600 cattle for i week's supply yarded. Prices show a slight improvement. Best bullocks quoted at £6 10/-. Twelve thousand sheep were penned, prices well maintained, ana show a slight Improvement. MELBOURNE, May 0. Powers, Rutherford & Co. report, 2,800 cattle entered. 1200 sold at a reduction of 10/-. 11,000 sheep yarded, prioes -/0 easier.
Blackall Small Debts Court. (Before R. A. Ranking, Esq., P.M.) MONDAY, APRIL 20. MARKWELL v. HITE. INTERPLEADER SUMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Blackall Small Debts Court. (Before R. A. Ranking, Esq., P.M.) MONDAY, Amiil 20. MABKWEM. r. Hn INTEBPLBADB11 SUMMONS. The plaintiff is bailiff of the Court, and from his eridcncc it appeared that he had Bclr.cd two horses belonging to Timothy Calnon, to satisfy a judgment obtained by lice. These horses were chimed by Samuel Hitc, and Uie bailiff in consequence issued out an interpleader. Hitc deposed that he purchased them about 10 a.m. on April 20, which wax the day before judgment wai obtained against Calnon, and got a rcccipt (produced). He paid him no money on tliat day. There w«w a debt against Cilnon at Elliott's hotel, and the balnuoe was paid on the 22nd. The brands of the horses were not in the receipt, but filled in afterwards. He knew Calnon had an action pending when he Bold the horses. Calnon deponed that he sold the horses to Bite before dinner time, and that Kcott witnessed the rcccipt in the xtorc. The horses were hobbled out then, and the Mtddlos at Chapman's, lie ...
Blackall Police Court. WEDNESDAY, April 26. (Before R. A. Ranking, Esq., P.M., and C. I. Moran. Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Blackell Police Court. Wednesdat, Apeil 26. (Before R. A. Ranking, Esq., P.M., and C. I. Monrn. Esq., J.P.) Timothy Calnon was charged with stealing a double barrelled gun belonging to a man named Turner. Turner it appears was a mate of prisoner's, and carried the gun in his swag. While Tamer wob away from the camp prisoner took the gun from the swag and carried it into the scrub. Prisoner took the gun as compensation for some money which he alleged that prosecutor owed him. After hearing the evidence of witness James White, the case was remanded for eight days. Bail allowed in £10, and two sureties of £20 each. Fbiday, Afbil SO. (Before K. A. Ranking, Esq., P.M.) Timothy Calnon was charged with steal ing a ring, the property of Ross Maclean. Mr. Piers appeared for prisoner. The evi dence showed tlint prosecutor bad left his ring in a wash-baud basin at Chapman's boarding house, where prisoner had found it Calnon made a statement to the effect that be found the ring, but intended to...
Sporting Notes from the metropolis. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. BRISBANEE, April 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Sporting Notes from the metropolis. FflOM ODE SPECIAL OOBRJSSPOMJjDfT. BfilSfcAUE. April 29. THE continued wet weather has kept sport' itig affairs sadly backward ; bat now that it has cleared up a bit, if it only continues fine, we shall soon be in full swing. The Brisbane and Ipswich weights hare bees declared and duly discussed by the critics; of the two places the Brisbane handicappere hare deci dedly been the most successful, and I antici pate a good percentage of acceptors. I have no space here to make a lengthy renew of the weights, so will dismiss them by swing that in the longer races Martindaie. King Cole, Sydney, Nappor Tandy, Major, end Waniawk, look best upon paper while in the shorter handicaps. Orphan, Napper Tandy, The Bake, Duke of l>ynne, and Chorister, appear to have as good a say as uqrthing, Tpswicli has been remarkably kind to lier own, and in their handicaps Mr. Bell and Mr. Henderson hare had a great amount of consideration tjiown them, though if Martin da...
Aramac Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Aramac Jockey Club. THE following weights lmve been declared for the above races: ARAHAC JOCKfiT CLUB HANDICAP. Mr. M'Kenna's b g Beadsman, by Lord of Lynnc-Miss Middlesex, aged, 9st. 711M. " Adams's ch g Vanguard, by Concho, aged, 9st. 21b-. " Gougli'ii b g Theodore, by Sir Herenlca Moss Ruse, nged, 8st. 11 lbs. " Willish's gg Archer, by Livingstone Old Alice, aged, 8s1. Gibs. " M'MilLftti'h br g Newlawn, by Pyirhus Rosebelle, 0 years, 8st, 61bs. " Toier's br m Merrynmid, by Panic Meriymmd, aged, 8st. Bibs. " Porter's b g Marathon, by Teddington Miss Kyoglc, 4 .years, 8st. lib. " Porter's g g Cullodcn, by Grandmaster -Nellie flray, 4 years, 7st. 11 lbs. " Willish's b g Ixinl George, aged. 7«t, 81bs. " B. Mark well's br g The Bard, by Laure ate-Edith, B years, 7st. Sib. " Johnston's br e Sailor Boy, by Blondin, 4 years, Cat. 121bs. " willish's ch c Sunlight, by Triolus-Sun beam, 3 years, Get. FLY1NO HANDICAP. Mr. Adams's ch g Vanguard, by Concbo, aged, 9st. " Gougli's b g Theodore, ...
Kargoolnah Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Kargoolnah Divisional Board. THE Divisional Board for this district mot at the Court House, lilackall, on Thursday evening, tlic 6th instant, l'rosent-Messrs. Clcwett (Chairman), Uigginson, Davidson, Johnston, and Campbell. The minutes of preceding meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Commissioner of Crown Lands, Blockall, enclosing list of runs in the divi sion, with amount of rents for same, and names of lessees. To, same, acknowledging receipt of letter, and map showing boundaries of subdivisions. To Colonial Secretary, enclosing draft of by-laws for approval and publication. To Auditor-General, asking if there was any objection to valuing the subdivision se parately, and applying for extra valuation books. From same, stating there was no objection to a separate valuation, and forwarding the books required. To Mr. Patcrson, Bockhamptoii, asking for information relative to agreements between valuators and tbe Board, From Clerk of Goganjo Board, enclosing copy ...
BRISBANE AFFAIRS, FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. Mav 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
BBISBANE AFFAIRS, FBOM OUB SPECIAL COBBEflPONDENT, Mav 1. THIS May day opens with the most brilliant weather imaginable. For the lost fow days wc havo had weather nearly up to the des cription of Queensland in the old descriptive handbooks. We have no festivities to marie liny day, there is no hawthorn bloom to gather, and although wo have plenty of sweeps they don't dancc in our streets. Politically, there is life in the diy bones ?gain, and they arc rattling ominously. The Gazette calling for tenders for trunk line extensions has been made the test for unfav orable comment throughout the press in thi'B part of the colony. The objection is against the line being any further extended except on oondition that the cost is to be made a charge on the back country laud. The Courier this morning strikes in on the same line. It is possible that thlB may result in s mora decided public movement, because I notice that no one here, Government supporter or oppositionist, seems to care about th...
Warwick Races. FIRST DAY, MAY 4. MEMBERS' CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Warwick Races. FIIIST DAY, MAY 4. MEliBEitS' cur. Galatea 1 Decoy bulled oft' the course. siiti.s' ritouccK STAKES. Cnnnly 1 Childers 2 WAI1WICK HANDICAP. Barber 1 Satirist 2 Orphan 3 This was a splendid race. Seven started, and Barber won by a liund. SIXLIKG BACK. Velocity 1 Snip 2 FLYING HANDICAP. Orplmn 1 Sydney 2 Won easily. In this race Decoy again bolted off tin' cnurx'. Second DAY, MA* 0. IIAIUCX l'LATK. Galatea 1 Othello 2 CI.UB HANDICAP. Orphan 1 Bavin t 2 Satiri-l 3 A good race, won by two lengths in 3ruins, losccs. PUODUCE STAKES. Canary I Chillers 2 CONSOLATION STAKES. Childei-s 1 King Cole 2 FOUCED HANDICAP. Sunrise 1 Sydney 2 Premier 8 Drieiiane, May 5. The following nrc the acceptances for the handicaps : Brisbane Cup.-Earl, Orjdnm, King C'oie, Olivia, Othello, (Sydney, Znnco, Mnjor, limber, Warhawk. Morcton Handicap.-l'rosperess, Vis count, Orphan, King Colo, Chorister, l)ccoy, Olivia, Otbello, Sydney, Zanco, The Nun, Barber, Wnrlitiwk. City Handicap.-Tlie Karl, Orph...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. BRISBANE. TUESDAY, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. 13R1SUANE. TUESDAY, May 11. Ml'. M'Eaehern lias received a tele gram from Loudon to-day stating1 that the Frozen Meat Company had adver tised their prospectus. The capital is £200,000. Tlie directory contains names of men of high standing at Lome, and the colonial support received Los been very large. Tucrc is now cverj prospect that the Company will be successfully floated. The following telegrams appeared in our western edil'uiiuf Sntunlny afivniuun lust: Lokdov, May 4. The Senate of the University ot Glas gow has conferred a honorary degree upon the Lion. Tlioe. M'llwraith. Sir Garnet Wolslcy has been appointed to succeed Sir Frederick liuiucs us Comuiander-in-Chief of the Array in I Afghanistan, and will ntoncc proceed to the East. The Australian cricketers will play their first match at Derby against the County Eleven ^n the 17th inst.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
For Sale or To Let in Tambo. SHOEMAKING BDSINESS, GOOD-WII,L and STOCK-IN-TRADE. A good opening for a portion with small mcanE, Terms-Half cash, remainder three or six months' bill*. Apply to J. H. OOFFI60N, Tambo, or T. FULTON, Blnckall. Barcoo Pastoral Bociety. PnESIDENT : B, D. MOREHEAD, ESQ., M.L.A. VICE-PRESIDENT : JOHN GOVETT, ESQ. COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT : E. GOVETT, ESQ. J, W, STOABT, ESQ, R. GOVETT, ESQ. A. COIIY, ESQ. U.J. C. Leibhmak, J. C. Higgxnson, Esq. F. CLEWETT, ESQ. A. R, BROWN, Esq. W. P. TOZEH, ESQ. R. GILLESPIE, ESQ. J. AECUCE, ESQ. H, BELL, ESQ. W. H. DAVIDSON, ESQ C. L. HILL, ESQ. PROGRAMME for EIGHTH ANNUAL 6HOW. to ho held on the Society's Grounds, at BLACKALL, on TUESDAY, June 29lb, 1880. BCHEDOI^EOF PRIZES. SHEEP.-Bcotlon X. Finc-woolled Merino Sheep, combining quality, freeness, and density of staple with sice and symmetry of carcass. Class. 1-For the best pen of Three Ewe Hoggettfi. First^Closs Certificate. 2-For tlie best pen of Three Ewes, over 12 mont...
Barcoo Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
Barooo Racing Club. THE following nominations have been re ceived for the handicaps at the ensuing annual meeting: B.B.C. HANDICAP-£200. Mr. C. M'Kctina's b g Beadsman, by Lord of I/pnnc-Miss Middlesex, aged " 0.1.nnglcy'fi b g Uundella, aged " O. Porter's b g Maratlion, by Teddington -Miss Kyoglc, 4 yiu. " O. Porters gr g Gulluden, by Grand master-Nellie Gray, 4 yrs. G. JoImstonV br g Sailor Boy, by Blondin -Kdith, A yrp. " H. B. Gougli'6 b g Theodore, by Toung Sir Hercules-Muss Hose, nged " H. B. Oough'fl br g Tlie Bard, by Laure nt c-Editli, 5 yrs. " F. Willicli's ch g Sunlight, Trieolus Runbeain, 3 yrs. " W, I*. Torer'e br ro Meriynwid, by Panic -Morrytaaid, aged " W. P. Twer's cli g Spot, by Telegram Thetis, 4 yrs. " J. Whitman's br m Zingnra, by Blanc nged " 1*. O'Mnlley's b g Radical, by The Laird -aged " P. O'Mallev's cb m Modesty, by Worn bill-Zuleika, (i yrs. " Adams' ch g Vanguard, Corccbo-Em press, aged. J. Monalian's b h Sir Arlliur, by Mari byrnung-Attraction, 4 yrs. J...
SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
ftpniKHKimrc. 1'oliuc MnjriMrnlc-J. G, M'Donnlil. l'osl olid Telegraph Mantcr-Frnnk Congrove. Anuislnnt: Charles Muurc. IiiH|icctoi' of Stock-Thomas Miil'llelon. Teachers State School-"Yancih I,. Walker. Huron Dcncon, Kiln Honrc. 1'olicc-HerijuDnt in ciinrpu : Paul Love. Hotels-Commcrcinl, John Stone; Blienrcr's A rap, Harry Ah Hlng; Kpriiifpure, W.lllc Ah Wall ; CnrrierV Arms Jimmy Alt Koo. Storekeepers-Uintou lUutlieiv, M. (J. Thomp son, L. Meyers.
SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 12 May 1880
I SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. June 3 and 4.-Aramac Jockey Club An nual Meeting. Nominations, 261b April ; weights, 12th May. July 1 and 2.-Tbc Barcoo Racing Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, May 11th ; weights, June 1st; acceptances (night of general entry), June 28lh. July 2! and 22.-Great Western Downs Jockoy Club Aunual Mooting at Tambo. Nominations, June 2lst; weights, July Gth ; acceptances, July l'JLh, night of general entry. Julv 29, SO.-Warrcgo Racing Club Annual Electing. Nominations, June 15 ; weights, June 25 ; acceptances July Ifl. Scptcml>er 3 and 2.-The Galway Jockey Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, July 1st ; weights, August let; acceptance* (night of general entiy) August 31st, THE Blackall handicap has closed with f-cvcntccn nominations. Beadsman, to whom thu hundicappcr has appointed the post of honor in the Aramac J.C. Handicap, is probably the l>est weight forage gelding in the Went. He is a bay gelding by Lwi of Linnc (iuip.) from Mists Middlese...
SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 19 May 1880
BI'HINOSURE. Policc Magistrate-J. G. M'Donnld. 1'ost and Telegraph Master-Frank Copgrove. Anslntant: Chorion Moorc. Inspector o£ Stock-Thomas Middlcton. Tcncliers State School-Frruiolb L. Walker. FuKim Dcnoon, Blla Hon re. Polico-Kcrgcnnt in dini-pe : I'aul TiOtc. Hotel*-Commercial, John Bloiic; Bhearcr'H Amm, Uany All Hing ; HpringKurc, Willie Ah Wall; Carrier'* Ann*. Jimmy Ah Foo. StorckccpcrH-Hinton Brothers, M. C. Thomp son, L. Meyers.
ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 19 May 1880
ABAMAC. Police Magistrate-T. 8. Sword. Pout and Telegraph Master-W. H. Morison. Line nepairer-G, J. Coegrove. Divisional Board : W. Looker, J. T. Tilbury, 6, W. Uonncr. Slate School Teacher Policc Queensland National Bank-Manager, W. Fulton; Aocountant.J. Hollia. Modical Practitioner-Dr. 6park. Aramne Joekcy Club-W. J. Gardiner, hon. Secretaiy. Auctioneers-F. W, Kingston, 8. Sherwood. (Storekeepers-Thompson & Casbion; Tilbuiy & Co.; Schneider & O'Brien; J. Farrcll. Hotels-Royal-G. Porter; Aramac, W. J Kingston. Chemist-W. B. Steel. Blacksmith-G. Porter. Bootmaker-1). O'Brien. Saddler-C. Moescr. Butehcrs-Burgoyne & Vines. Pointer-H. Burley. Newqiapor Proprietor-W. J. Hodda. Stock and Station Agents-Tilbuiy & Co., S. Sherwood. Watchmaker-A. Jleiclienbach.