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STOCK AND STATION REPORT. CHAMPION Office, Monday, 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
STOCK ^ STATION REPORT. CHAMPION* Office, Monday, 10 p.m. THE weather for thc past week has been mild, moro like March than June. The rain, however, seems to hold off, although Mr. Wragge has been steadily predicting something more welcome than cloudy skies. At Peak Downs the result of the continued drought is seen in the bare paddocks almost denuded of pasture. Some of the stock will be moved this month, arrangements having been made for country out in this direction. The Alice River is not yet running, fourteen months hav ing elapsed since thc waterholes were filled. Loading is becoming a little more plentiful, but many carriers' teams have gone out empty for wool. Yesterday there were 36 carriers on the rotation list at the Union office, and 49 teams available. The quantity of wool des patched by rail during week ending to-day was 365 bales, including 138 Coreena, 151 Albilbah, and 76 from the wool scouring works. Of this quantity 30 were from Beaconsfield, 44 Rodney Downs, and 2...
[?] Poetry. [?] Music. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
^^^^^^^^^^Hds that flee P^P^P^P^P^P^pHre felt. Strange cries P^P^P^P^P^P^PBi a long-dead past arise. P^P^P^P^P^PHTrd and melancholy majesty P^P^P^P^P^pKiUess, vast and silent bush, P^P^P^P^PJRching in weary beauty free. P^P^P^pHcret streams that rush, P^P^P^Habbling sad music to the car. P^P^PFThe harshly stern, discordant song PJJJJJ Of cockatoos that float along PJJJJJJX In nights of snowy whiteness rare. P^P^PJ Pate's paean from the purple sea PJJJJJJJJJ Rings ever on for all eternity. PJJJJJJJJP Such haggard sorrow all things wear ; I1ÍM The whole seems as but one mighty tear. ^^?^L LABA. j
Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
P glota and (tauwnte. " SOCIAL Doings" in tte Teleqraph has the following :-" It is stated that the engagement of a Defence Force officer of high rank -with a lovely Darling Downs belle has been broken off." Who is it ? THE Worker suggests that we should revert to the old method of using the police to compile the electoral rolls. It has arrived at this conclusion since Mr. Hardacre, one of its new chum Union officials was fined £15 for roll-stuffing. A STDNET fool is reported to have lately received £10,000, the prooeeds of an English legacy. He drew £1000 a week, and gave hundreds of pounds away to barmaids until all the money was gone-the £10,000 lasting about ten weeks-and he is now lurk ing at street corners for free drinks. THE Toowoomba Chronicle says in the last issue received :-" It is stated that Archbishop Dawes is a candidate for the Bishopric of Goulburn, New South Wales." We forget how long it is since the Coadjutor Bishop was made an Archbishop; also we cannot understa...
Quaint and Curious. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Quaint and Curious. AN instrument baa been invented upon which any harmonia player can perform, but in which toneB are produced by strings struck and vibrated by hammers, instead of reedB operated by air pressure. Theployingportion is arranged similarly to a harmonica, and by inhalation and exhalation of air through the air tubes, the hammers are arranged to strike the strings ina manner similar to the hammers of a piano. This improvement hos been patented by an American gentleman in Indian territory, U.S. A DIAMOND, however small, will reflect an objeot or a landscape, and show to the eye a brilliant and perfect picture. To illustrate this the operator must place himself with bis back to the object to be reflected, and raise the hand containing a diamond ring so that the stone is close to the eye, and opposite the object. CloBe the eye not in use, and move the diamond closer to or farther away from the eye, to bring the picture to a sharp focus. By this mean9 it is possible for a p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Auctioneers, Agencies, fte. Lloyd's Great Western and Central Queensland Forwarding Agency. / (ESTABLISHED 1683.) LucasS Co.^ Lloyd-Jones, EECEIVING, FORWARDING, AND General - Commission - Agents, AUCTIONEERS, Stock and Station Agents, Barcaldine, Ilfracombe and Longreach. AGENCIES Queensland Employers Association. Walter Eeid & Co. Limited. Bockhanipton Union Mortgage & Agency Co. " B. D. Morehead & Co. J. M. Headrick & Co. W. G. Thompson ic Co. Lakes Creek Meat Preserving Works Barns & Twigg, Rockhampton Sydney Williams k Co. W. F. Walton Sc Co. S. Bassett, Roma Vineyard. London and Lancashire Fire and Marine Insurance Co. South British Fire and Marine Insurance Co. ncies throughout the Colonies. London Agents LUCAS & Co., Guildhall Cbambc rs. . C. MARSHALL | CO., (Late J. P. PETEESOK) AUCTIONEERS, Stock & Station, Forwarding, General, Commission and Insurance Agents, BARCALDINE. AGENTS ron The Central Queensland Moat Export ...
The Whitechapel Mystery; A PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEM. (" JACK THE RIPPER.") CONTINUED FROM LAST ISSUE. EIGHTH MONTH. OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
A PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEM. (" JACK THE BIPPEB.") BT DB. S. OLIVER, Author of "THE KING OP GOLD," "CONVICT 72," "ALMEDA," ETC. A CONTINUED PBOM LAST ISSTO. EIGHTH MONTH. GCTOBEB. mE were doing nobly. How easy il was to kill, fly into the night and escape detection. Eight io a few months. Five in four weeks. Thc body of the woman 1 bad met upon the Thames embankment ¿ad been discovered. She was not recognised ; no one knew ber. A homeless wretch without friends. The woman my master had disposed of on the night of the 30th was Catherine Eddowes ; I marked down the names ; I kept a record of «fem all. Tbe stspid police of London were moving heaven and earth to find us, bot we felt no fear. Too much system, too much red tape. I bad thought so on the day when I had first seen the chief, Sir Charles Warren. I looked back on that interview and wondered at myself. I was surprised to think that I had felt a desire to bring the murderer to justice. Justice! Why, we were engaged in a deed of just...
A Love Song. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
^^BP A Love Song. rDcar, do you know That I love you so ; That from your side never to sever, With nothing but you, And your pleasure to do, I'd barter the world for ever. Were you sick unto death, And could my last breath Save you but an hour were it given, O ! darling, to me A sweet joy 'twould be To have my own lile so riven. To stay with you ever, And part from you never, Seems a future too sweet to be mine. J Dear heart, I'll be true, And you never shall rue That you asked me for ever to be thine.
A Little Agricultural News. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
A Little Agricultural News. THE men who produce wheat for the next generation will be rich men, observes a Wy oming paper. It has been too cheap to pro duce for 20 years. The other extreme is upon us. Consumption of wheat has overtaken its production. There are no moro Government acres to Bubdue for itsproduction, and the in crease ju population of tho world increases its consumption over 30.0ajBt00 bushels per year. In the near futur? whflHHLj^I in the far mers' granaries at ä^^9HHBHjtte dollars per bushel. It is StÊKBSKÊ^BÊ^^P1 sustained by Kucli nrP^^HHB^H^^HKjM Charles A. Pillsbury, °i*Tfl|8^^fl^^H at the head of the largest "on^^^^^^H country, if not in thc world. S^Hj^^l also is that tho consumption hod in f acr^H taken the production, and that there had ben no increase of acreage of wheat to correspond with its increased consumption in ten years. The Chief Engineer of Irrigation says in his monthly report :-The only areas of any considerable extent in Victoria still remaining...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
MISCELLANEOUS. PROBATE wu?granted in thc Supreme Court last week in the estate of James Andrew Henderson, station manager, of Windorah, to Jolin Inglis Henderson, Eulbertie, Cooper's Creek near Windorah, station manager, and William Beauchamp Persse, grazier, of Tabra galba Station, near Brisbane. Tlio really and personalty aro Bet down at ¿2232 5s. lld. ON Wednesday last, at noon, says thc Peal Dotons Telegram of Saturday, Mr. Gr. W. Kettle, acting under instructions from the liquidator, submitted forsalc by public auction tho whole of the property of the New Peak Downs Copper Mining Company, Limited (in liquidation) comprising over 1V00 acres of freehold mineral land, engines, plant, &c, inclusive of thc Blair Athol coal mino pro perty in full working order. The salo took place at the Commercial Hotel, and there wasa fair attendance comprised of local men, most of whom were attracted thither by curiosity. The bidding started at £1000 ; but the auc tioneer said he had a pri...
New Postal Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
New Postal Time Table. THEOÜOH the courtesy of Mr. J. Hyland, tho Postmaster at Barcaldine, wo are enabled to supply our readers with the new time table relative to the conveyance of mails : BARCALDINE AND ARAMAC. Leave Barcaldine Tuesday and Saturdays, 2 p.m. ; arrive Aramac, 8 p.m. Return Leave Aramac Sundays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. ; arrive Barcaldine 3 p.m. LONGREACH AND VEBOEMONT. Leave Longreach Wednesdays G a.m. ; arrive Vergemont Fridays 4 p.m. Return Leave Vergemont Saturdays 6 a.m. ; arrive Longreach Thursdays noon. JERICHO AND BLACKALL. Leave Jericho Tuesdays and Saturdays, 12 noon ; arriva Blackall Wednesdays and Sun days 1 p.m. Return-Leave Blackall Satur days and Wednesdays 1 p.m. ; arrive Jericho Sundays and Thursdays 3.30 p.m. ILFRACOMBE AND ISISFORD. Leave Ilfracombe Wednesdays 5 a.m. ; arrive Isisford 4 p.m. Return-Leave Isis ford Thursdays 6 a.m. ; arrive Ilfracombe 6 p.m. STONEHENGE AND WARRNAMBOOL. Leave Stonehenge Fridays noon ; arrive [ Warrnambool Tuesdays 6 p....
Postal Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Postal Information. -* MAUS close for Bockhampton and down thc lino :-Blackall and Tambo, Sunday and Thursday by T.P.O., 12-30 p.m. ; Tuesday, goods train, 9 a.m. Saltern, Ilfracombe and Longreach by T.P.O., Tuesday and Saturday, 12.30 p.m. ; Thursday, goods train, 6 p.m. Ibisford, Tuesday, 1 p.m. Arrilalah, Stonehenge, Jundah, Windorah, Tuesday, 12.SO p.m. Aramac, Muttaburra, Tuesday and Satur day, 12.30 p.m. Winton, Tuesday, 12.30 p.m. Mails aro delivered at this office as follows : Rockhampton and up linc, Tuesday and Saturday, 4-30 p.m. Rockhampton, Emerald, Bogantungan, Alpha, Jericho, Saltern, Ilfracombe, and Longreach, Friday, 4 p.m. Blackall, Tuesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. Aramac and Muttaburra, Thursday, at 3 p.m. ; Monday at 9 a.m. Winton Monday, 9 a.m. Arrilalah, Stonehenge, Jundah and Win dorah, Thursday, 4 p.m. Isisford, Monday, 9 a.m. Money order office open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Savings Bank open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Registratio...
A Few Queries for Carriers. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
ft Few Queries for Carriers. Wuss tho Central Railway was at Bogan tungan what was the annual amount of money spent in carriage of material, supplies, rations, &c, to townships and stations in the interior P What was the annual expenditure when the terminus was at Fine Hui, Alpha, Jeri cho, and Barcaldine ? Are tite bush townships larger now than they were when the railway terminus was at Bogantungan, or was the population greater now than it was then ? Is the same amount of wine, machinery, und rations sent to stations now that was sent then? Are there any improvement« going on in thc country west of the Thomp son requiring the conveyance by teams of any considerable quantity of loading? Is the money formerly spent in corr iago of uploading by teams from Bogantungan and Pine Hill now paid to the Railway Commis sioners f If so, how many thousands of pounds yearly is thus transferred front the carriers to the Commisioners f What was the average length of rood travelled by car...
[?]ERNOON [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
A CORRESPONDENT at Aramac furnishes thc following :-The Aramac and District Ball held in the Masonic Hall on the 9th instant, was one of the most enjoyable evenings any one could wish for. Tho decorations were simple but artistically arranged by the worthy secretary ; one end of the hall was beautifully draped with variegated rugs (it put one in mind of the old Mosaic work of art) and flags ; there were also somo splendid staghorn plants, and amongst their large leaves reposed the programmes, from whence everybody could help themselves. This was really a novel idea, and a good one. Thc supper was served in a most recherche manner by Messrs. Sutherland and Duke. Thc excellent music was Supplied by Mr. Will Chandler in his usual style. Dancing was kept up until between 2 and 3 o'clock, when everyone went home, after hav ing thoroughly enjoyed one of the most plea sant evenings in Aramac. The dances were kept from flagging by the energetic efforts of the indefatigable M.C., Mr. L. E. T...