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Meteorological. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
Meteorological. Beport of wesflicr for July and August, 187!>&lt; at Northampton Downs, Barcoo : Bahometee. Mean Max. Menu Mln. M. Temp. July 06-80 40*20 r.2*21i August CB'IO 45*80 CC'20 As compared with last year: July 70*00 4rut Cr,-.17 August 77*93 45*23 01*58 Umsfall. July-3*85 inches on Ave day*. August-3-03 jndicH on six dayfl. As compare! with 1878 : July-1-40 indies on three days. August-JV7Z.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
Q O M M ERCIJLL JJ07EL, CLEUMONT. B. MULLENS, Pbomhetob. US^Uest ACCOMMODATION ik CLERMONT. ojTeet QDODLING, CIVIL SNGXNEEB, ABAMAC. Dams laid out Sites chosen for tanks. Contractors supplied. R t HAVING reeeWod a Vm 6TOCX ©* Type we are now enabled to WHT BILLHEADS. MEMORANDUM FORMS, &C^ in a style superior to any countiy print fog ofif--c in Queensland. Station woA of all kinds undertaken. Orders reoeired by any of our agents. MONAHAM b CAMPBELL, piaApll. To Snrveyon and Others. FOB BALE, CIECrMFEEENTOR, with Bland cora __L plete j aUo, SURVEYOR'S CHAIN, nearly new. APPly J- M°NAHA£uoUll. J. A. MAES WHOLESALE GENERAL BT&lt; | STOCK, Statioh, A' MISSION AOBNIB, 1SIBFORD, A. M. & Co. have much pleasure in In funning the public that they have ColIUBNCKD BtlBINEBB AT IsiBFOBO, will be continonlly I Markets, and we conMemiy ruiHCipaW oeing able to otter our friends sufficient induce mciit to favor us with a purtton at least oi their custom. TUB GOODB Supfmbd I w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
SANDY WJOHT, and all-affections o£ Uie Eye.-CIIIPPS'S EVE LOU ON is n cor tatn cure. Fovor mid Aroo, Blow Fever, HilioiiR Fever. -CWPl'S'B L'KVKIl Clinii never foils. It strikes at tlie vcty root ol llic dieuo>e, re moving every trace of it from (lie tsyulcni wjtiiln B few I) ours. Rheumatism, Rheumatic flout.-CRIPPS'S HURUMATIC MlXTUttl! invariably cures all Midi Affections. Liver Complaints.-CKIPPS'S TONIC AN T1BILXOU6 Pll.LS net directly on the liver, stimulate the BeemUon of bile, remove nil inflammation, and exert a general Ionic and invigorating inliueucc upon Ujo whole sys tem. Always on Bale : A large stock of Quinine, Bliyclmine, Dlood Mixture, I'aiii Killer, Hollmvny'i. nicfliniiii!s. ('ochle'ti pillij, Wceil nianV powdcrp, Toilet requisites, Kail, Tooib, »nd Hnir 3ViiJct tionp?, &c. Country orders receive prompt ulteutiun nnd quick doMitUcli. c. F. ^Rrri's, Family and lijsi'KNsiNn, niuxiST, Wiiouxu.i: l)iti;aoii3T, nocKHAwnoN. IMPOUNDSI) id Jlincfcaii liy Hi. V...
SUMMARY OF EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
SUMMARY OF EVENTS. Last montli, n wan tiam&lt;id Henry Karing wan tied to a free on-1 roV-L^icl of £50 by two fool padw. This wiw oneway of "curing1' IJonry of carelessness. Kive hundred Menonitc emigrants recently arrived at Anlwerp, in amoro or IOKB destitute condition, on their way hack to Uussia, froiu | the famine districts in BruriL I A young woman reccutly died in Loudon of | glanders, contracted by Jiving above A stable in which horses suffering from this disease ' were kept A granite cross to the memory of the late Princess Alice is about finished at Balmoral Castle. It is about 10 feet high, and was | ordered by Queen Victoria. Ithas bees proved lately at the Agricultural Hall, London, daring a two weeks' trial, that a man on a long journey will, with the aid of a bicycle, get over mure than twiec as much ground a* he is able tocnvcr on foot Cardinal Newman will now keep a carriage and give a reception in the year. In accord* aacc with Papal etiquette, be will in a...
The [?]oster[?] [?]hampion. Vita sine lit[?]ris mors est. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, SEPT, 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
$li(^ tSUqstijra (pamgioir. VUa sine Uteris mart est. BLACKALL, 6ATUBDAV, SEPT, 13. WHEN the treaty of pence between Great Britain and Afghanistan was signed it was considered most satisfactory and complete. The Government congratu lated the country on the position of affaire, considering that every political and commercial advantage hoped for had been gained. One clause of the treaty provided that a British Resident should be established at Cabui, and the safety and good treatment of all British ng&lt; ir.s in Afghauistau ivas guaranteed. The telegrams received this week, however, show that the Ameer's authority over hiB subjects is extremely limited. The native troopB appear to have been seduced from their allegiance by the opponents of Yakoob KUAN, of whom there are several in the country. Joined by the populace, these mutineers made a uiost determined attack upon the English residents, and as far as is known at j>rc sent have massacred all but nine persons. Who have e...
THE LOCK-UP AT ISISFORD. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
THE LOCK-UP AT ISISKOKD. TO Tan EDITOR. fiir,-I trust you will find room for ft few remarks on what I cull an outrage on l»um\mty, I believe I am correct in bating that Mr, Pnlincr made ufc of Komewhat ltenr the following remark# upon persons convicted for any afTcnw, *l That they pity the ftonally, of their crime by the sentence pa^cil upon them, without any brutal treatment during that term of pcnlciicc." Hcfore I can pro ceed 1 must give you a description of ourJ K>ck-np (iud Court House combined. The' building, if you can onll it one, is 1 fcliould say, 12 by 24, divided into I wo rooms. One of i those rooms is made UHC of AS a deeping apartment by the police, the other is marie u>c of ns n lockup, Court Jfou^c, C.P.S/ office, Laving3 bank, an J kitchen for Ihe police, nnd in this room is n woman, sentenced to Bis months iiuprif-'onmcni^ and a man Jacked up , for being drunk. During the night the I woman hns to be chained up by the lop like a dog to a |>o t at one end o...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
LOCAL AND GENERAL HEWS. GOVEBXMKNT ApmNTMUNT.-Wo ob~©lTC by tlic (iauite that Mr. Chnrle? Ignatius Moran, 11.1)^ has been appointed Medical Olfiecr for Dlackr.ll. THIS Debating ROCIETT.-A lively dis cussion touk place at the weekly meeting of this society oh 'J ue.-day la^t. The advocates of tobacco carried their proposition by the casting vote of the clia'rmatt. The subject of the nest debate is Itcpublicanittm r. Mon arcliicipm. A fine is 1o be impo.-cd ujK»n nil members who absent themselves without a nulTicient cxcupc. *i his Couut House Again.-The want of a suitable place for conducting the business of the police court was mo»t inconveniently felt on V cdne>iday JasL The room at the l^andti Oflicc is altogether inadequate to the requirements of the place. Although the public were admitted, they were virtually excluded, for inside the door there was not room for haJf-a-dozcn people besides the officers of tlic Cuuit. Moiiiston HAT Sponghs.-A Mr. Sfilman is going to tend tome ...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
CORRESPONDENCE. TO CORRESPONDENTS. The columns of this journal are open to our sub cnb:*r* fur the discu^ion t£ any mailer; of local public interest i'craonaL lics *triclly csciu.icj. All coimnuuicatiom must be addressed to the Editor. All solutions of problems nnd new fnir.ztes ou^hi to be wml in to the office not atcr ilmu Tuesday evening in eneb week. J"J5.A.-The Alteration will be made next week. Ill 12 " QUEEKflLANOKtt" Altt) CncSS.-Ill Ills movers to corres|K>ndcnt« the K Iftor of the Qvtmnlnndft' Fnye " It is not possible at c}w& for oticpbiycr to have live queens on the board at the mine lime. A player can &lt; nly win Inch with a paivn a piece Which has htcn hint, mi J be cannot have lost two queens." The a>eenion wo have ilalictetfd is incorrect. Mr. Slnunlon, ihe JmwI nuthoriiy on cbesF, hus publ-'fihed the rules of the London Ches* C)ul»t which arc Adopted by nl) the lending chess clubs in Kuro|>e. ttule XXI saye " Every pawn which has reached th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
CHBBBY & G I 1ISOX, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS AND " COMMISSION AGENTS, EMERAM) AND CQME'l'VILLK, Q.C.B. TILBURY & CO., STOCK AND STATION AGENTS AND GENEBAL MERCHANTS, ABAMAC. COBB & CO.'S TELEOEAPH UNE SOTAL MAIL COAOHEf THE COACHES of this Line will BUN as follows until further notice : Fhim Comet to Sprinjpmre-Sundays and Wednesdays, S turn. From Springsurc to Comet-Mondays and Thursdays, B a.m. From ?Springsarc to Tarn bo and BZackall E»ray Thursday. From BlaekuJI to Tambo and fiprjngsuK Every Saturday, at 6 a-m. BOOKING OFFICII, Blackall : WESTERN DOWNS CI.DB HOTEL. r. O'MALLEY, Agent. 0ORFU3LD & FITZMAURICE, WHOLESAI.B AND BETA!!, GENERAL 6TOBE8, WINTON, Western EHEE. Large and Varied Stock aJ trays on hand. E. Q. OLEN, SADDLE AND HA&NES8 MAKER, BLACKALL. THE Largest Block of Saddlery in the Western District. Bcpaire nc&l3y executed At moderate chaises to moot the times. BEID BBOTHJ3BS, jgLACK8MTTH6, WHEELW&IGHTS, BTJILDEB6, BL...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
STOCK AND STATION HEPORT. BbAOKALii, Friday Evening. Hie weather bag den rod up this week, and appears likely to continue fine now (or some weeks. We only hear of a small lot of rattle sold this week at £4 for cows and £6 for bullocks. 340 fat cattic in prime condition passed through this week from Cork; Sir. Fred Bcazley in charge. The cattle have been travelling vciy slowly, owing to the wot weather. They left Cork on the 16tb Jaly. In consequence of the flooded state of the liver at Islsford two head were drowned in grossing. A mob of 1000 stores have beeu despatched bom Corceua to Sandritigham, on die Herbert River, under the care of our old friend Mr. D. M'Donald. Xsibfobd.-260 fats from Cork passed last week tor Dfllby. 400 odd cows for M'llwraith going west. A mob of stores for Rcltnan's Corella station is close to the township. W. Erost's bulls crossed the river yesterday going out west to hiB place. All last week raining, but now appear to tie clearing up.
QUEENSLANDER SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. B[?]SBANE, September 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
QUEENSLANDER BI'KOIAL TELEQEAM8. Biiisbane, September 11. At the Rales tliis week over 400 head of cattle were sold. Prices one pound higher. Best bullocks wore sold up to £6 7s. fld. Only 100 sheep were penned this week, and arid at from lis. 3d. to lis. Gd. Prime ore worth 12s. Gd. MELBoraNE. September 11. i At the sale yards tliis week 1600 cattle were sold. The prises for prime bullocks are: unaltered. Others are 10a. lower. Best; pens brought £ J1, A hundred bullocks from Queensland brought «m average of £8 4ft. 3d. per head. Fifteen thousand sheep were penned; prices easier. Best merinos, 14s. Cd.
A Suggestion Based on Falsehood. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
A Sugg33Lion Basoi on Folsohooi. TJIR Aramac em-respondent of tlic Wrxtarn IStttr says:-" Whilst our Government arc devising nnchcme for retrenchment in the Civil hcrvice, and the Treasurer, no doubt, trying to keep the expenditure of the cur rem year wit hiu the income derived from the Con solidated revenue without additiono! taxat ion, may I presume to paint out n source from wliich a vast ineomc may be derive ! from the pastoral lands of the colony in the unsettled districts, at the Mime time denling equally with all Iqsmscr of Crown lunJe. 1 would lmve all the runs in the unsettled districts fiurveycJ in blocks of from IftO to 200 square miles cach, ttirl according to clarification, have the lands assessed at a fixe;! rcnl,Kuy from two puundK to two pound* ten shillings per Mjuarc mile ; unoccupied blocks 1 woul 1 nut hare put up to auction without ft notice in the (forcJ'ummt (ioutln that the said blocks are H bo loused from the tJovenmu-nt, and if there are no applicant" lot t...
Experiences in the Far West. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
Experiences in the Far WeBt BY A TRAVELLED. (Goniinvcdfron our taut.J Oca leader end (lie cook now set to work, and soon constructed a yard, and other im-" prQvement* ; I and another hand meantime beiug employed fixing the cattlc, mid learn ing than to form camps up the river. The n'ggcra were " flaring up " on the downs nil round us, but although wc saw their foot prints they did not disturb us ; wc also drop ped across several of their deserted camps. Wc discovered some fine watcrholcs up the river, but only one of those held out till th&lt;^ wet season ; the hod beiug saudy, and large quantities being heaped up in it, but some miles down the river were two fine penuau- i ent lakes, and here the cattle were shifted during the dry woathcr. After finishing the temporary improvements, the owner pro ceeded up the river to bit* othor station, dig. taut obowt one hundred au 1 fifty miles, arranging for roe to follow soon, which I did i in company with another parly, who was also...
RANDWICK SPRING MEETING. FOURT[?] DAY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
ItANDWICK SPIHNCI MEETING. FOUBTJI DAY-SAT0UDAY, 8EPTEMBPB 6. Tills was die concluding day of the Spring Meeting. The weather was fine and .the attendance good. UBftlBEttS* HANDICAP* Pontiff I" lMlodram ... v., t Caraciacut} -». ... I This was a most exciting rooo. The throe lioir&cs ran a dead heat for first fhtee. \t was afterwards run off, and resulted in Pontiff winnings Caroctacus second, Belladrum third. BAND WICK PLATE. Baronet ... ... 1 lilt, Grate ... ... 2 Lowlander ... ... ... & XnoQUEasiox,-A progress association is an institution which we should very much like to fcc established in the leading towns of the Mitchell district Societies of this de scription have exercised a most important iniluenec in those parts of the country where ; they have already been organised, and it may be presumed they would be equally beneficial I were they established here. As a means of ' obtaining public opinion ,on nil matters locnl aud general interest they are particu larl...
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, September 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
BPEOIAL TELEOUAMB. SrDMtsr, September «. The race between Bueh and friyoock Came ~ off yesterday on the PananAtia River. It was a splendid race. Laycock won t^y four lengths. Rvdnet, September B. Fcora ore entertained that ttie Iowa ut Bourkc will bo flooded. The cantimuid heavy rains have flooded the Darling River to as extent never known before. Nearly a thousand immigrants ate ex pected to arrive within the ne*t month. The Government OaeMo, issued on 6ahir day, contains a list of 8,000 Crown grants of land awaiting delivery to those persons who arc entitled to them. Some of those grants date back fifty years.
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. August 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. jrROM OUK SPECIAL C0HUII8P0NDUNT. August 27. TUB stonewalling collapscd prematurely; the Government scared a victoiy on Mondry nighl, and now nil they Imvc to do is to float the loan. It was a rank disappointment. Everybody went to the House prepared to see it out till morning, and tlicn flic Opposi tion broke their ranks raid fleil, at least the leadcra did, leaving tlie small fry in chuigc of Meston to present a feeble minority on the division list. The Government arc rather cock-a-hoop on the strength of their success, and refuse to answer any questions regarding the direction uf the line excepting such ss they choose. One branch line is wildly absurd, namely the Sandgato. Sandgatc is a dull little watering place about fifteen miles from Brisbane; Cobb's coach runs there every day, carrying three or four pas Fcugers at an outside average. That it may be a place of resort in the for future there is no doubt, but that the colony is in & position to afford ...
BLA[?]KALLD POLIOS COURT. [Before A. W. Compigne, Es[?], P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
BIIAGKAIID POLIOS COUBT. * (Before A. W. Oomi>ign6, ICwj, P.M.] Oil Tucwlfty Jninos Craig ami Thomas Murphy made applications for publicans' 1 ocucfc*, and were icfused. WliDNESDA*, SEPTEMBER 10. Throe shearers, owning to the names of Green Brans, and &lt;Sray, were charged with being drunk and disorderly, and were fined a sovereign each. The same defendants were also charged with attempting to rescue a prisoner out of custody, and were fined £2 each, or H days i nprisoninent, The fines were paid. ? MIDNIGHT FEOL1C. John M'Cube was charged by Bridget Fitxgemld with having on the morning of the 9th September, unlawfully and wilfully dom agod a buggy, the property of her husband. Constable Green disposed : I was on duty on Saturday night, or it might be Sunday morning between 12 and 2 o'clock. Did not sec any persons in the street; never saw the town so quiet before. At 8 o'clock in the morning went down the street; saw Briggs and M'Keozie's signboard defaced ; saw on Mr. O...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. BRISBANE. THURSDAY, September 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 September 1879
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL rnOM OCB SPECIAL OOIUSBSPOKDENTS. BRISBANE. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11. Sorac imported rains have just arrived from the other eulanies. Among ibum arc fifteen from tbc Canowic (Gonth Australia) flock, consigned to Me^r^ Rome Brothers, of Terriok station, and one ram bred by Gibson, of Tasmania, which has l)cen purchased by Sir F. Mucphy & Sons, for tbc Northampton Downs station. They are all splendid ani mals. At present they ore undergoing Ihc usual quarantine. FRIDAY, September 12. The Assembly on Monday were engaged in discussing the Estimates. The votes for the Lands Department were passed without any redaction*. On Tuesday, the Divisional Boards Bill was recommitted, Mr. M'llwraiUfr amend ment* with respect to the valuation clauses were carried. It is intended to increase in proportion the lax on laud compared with Owl on perishable improvements. la the Legislative Council on Tuesday, Mr. Fettigrcw moved the omiseiou of those items in the lioau Hi...