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A Thadean light. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

A Thadean light. i 'l Ojsra .of the many-sided Thady 0'Kane*s latest argumentsis thatcoalitionfovernments were possible. jn:$ther colonies, because in those colonies" there . were no real ypar^jr,lines of. distinction and separa , tionl," Thady actually instances/-Victoria, and the Service and' Berry coalition. But Thady has never "been in Victoria, probably. .The writer has-in fact, -was in the midst of its stormiest political turmoils, from the light of Protection v, Freetrade to the " Plebiskite " (as it -was nicknamed) and. the Embassy. Queensland certainly has-defined parties now* but for almost the first time. It used to be mostly this way l>eforeWhat is the Government policy ?- Public ' works. What is the Opposition Policy P Public works. The writer remembers meeting the other day in Brisbane, the renowned David Syme, the proprietor of the Melbourne Age, the newspaper autocrat of Victoria*. In those days, David Syme propounded. policies and Governments meekly followed. An ...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
A Voice from the Scrub. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

^ A Voice from the Scrub. 'E. TANNER, an old resident in the Burnett dis trict> said this at Kalkie the other day: " Five years ago I opposed Sir Tliomas M'nwraith as violently asany jnan could do to tie bitter. end> Then, I was .defeated, aiid I am very glad indeed X waS defeated;f The pqsitiqn of the Wooiigara Scrub then was very different to *what it ' is. now. Five years ago it was a straggle for the farmers to live. And how was this: change brought, about ? Through the employment of coloured labour- - "^ere it not for kanakas we would not now have ti^eBm&'«lnri^|>1^8 ana per week actively employed around,us." ;; i y ^ Well, Tanner, old man ; wait till Sam has had a five years' spell and has drafted a couple of hundreds of thousands (five times 4p thousanda, you know) of Jordan's 15/- a week lambs; aindryoiir "belief in Mac will have strengthened by bittern ess andpri vatjon as much as it now has by gladness aiid prosperity. ^ '. ? '.'r -I-"'1. . Kates stands no...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Late Sporting. [Continued from page 605.] [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

Late Sporting. f Continued from nagc 605.1 THE Queensland calendar of races to come hits a very dreary appearance for the next few months, and with the exception of the Cookfcowh and Herberton meetings in the far north there is nothing between this and the Q.T.C. Spring Meeting in Novem btsr, for which it iis high time we.liad the programme before us. The Cooktown races take place ou September 5th and 6th. I hive hot seen the weights, but I hear that the Buck is in with only a pound or two over 8 st. on his back, so he should have a great say, as I believe the handicap rune upto 10 st. Miltletoe, Gipsy King, and Gapitulator have returned to JEockhampton. " Veno" writing in the. Capricornian say« that all of them are more or less lame after their trip. The how past winter campaign lias been a particularly severe one upon horses, and I have seldom seen a number of horses, so few amongst which could boast of .being sound and well, as those that have recently been travelling round the Q...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Mary. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

THIS scene is laid in a seaside hotel. "Where P Anywhere outside .this enlightened and moral colony. ?. Mr. Middelage Mnnnyford afcd his wife were guests at the hotel. So was Miss Seventeen Sweetingham, A slight acquaintance of theirs. Mr. andMra. Mid delage Munnyford were a model pair. So loving. So extra; loving. All the, guestsnoticed their extra love-pecking ; and Miss Swtjetingham ithobght sen timentally how lucky Mrs. Middelage had been in her selection of a husband. Take a breath.. The soft stars are peeping down into the depths of the vasty deep, and the mellow moon,like a shoehorn out of repair, illumines the balmy evening, the breath of which is sweet as the perfumed odorosity of a Breakfast Greek thoroughbred, high-stepping belle alter her first pound of chocolate creams. Miss Seventeen is also, on the verandah/ the sweetest morsel of that spot in nature. She is gazing out dreamily upon the bosom of the starlit sea/ while her aureole tresses asrist the moon to light up th...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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A Glorious Trip [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

A Cffiorious Trip to.the bay set, ©thought to have set the Sydney fellows right on Fni&y, for -what with good company, good cheer, the loveliest of days, and a 'galaxy of beauty," nought but good health ctfhld have been obtained. Thanks to good Captain Page, the Kate waited a little past the starting, hour. Brodie and Kaper having beeu bushed somewhere in the streets, and not knowing the whereabouts of the Queen's Wharf. Away at 10.45, down thie calmest of rivers, musical strains pouring forth a flood of nielody, -that the rippling water danced and shone in the clear beams of sunlight, whilst the shadows that slept in the depths se&med to arouse and bid all welcome, so did they journey on (How's that, Waldron ?). Unfortunately, the tide would not serve of a landing at Sandgate, nor would the time permit of Humpy Bong being reached, so the anchorage was passed, and then homewards the Kate turned her way. At Lytton all and everyone went ashore for a stroll j the new 'u...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Football. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 25 August 1883

Football. THEBE'S nought in a name; then, just hear me. If "goal keep " or "forward" I take, . The same with the one as the other, A serious blunder you'll make. For neither I am nor the ' tother, Myeognoinen, now don't you ax, Prom henceforth I ne'er will cause bother, But write me your own dear AJAX.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

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Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Football. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

Football. THERE'S nought in a name '; then, just hear me, If " goal keep " or " forward " I take, The same with the one as the other, A serious-blunder you'll make. Fomeitherl am nor the 'tother, My cognomen, now don't you ax, From henceforth I ne'er will cause bother, But write me your own dear AJAX. THE Sydney men have been, have done it., and have now gone. Certainly they have all had a jolly time of it, and if the hospitality shown them does not force the (committee injto$ebt, why all the better. I am sorry they are away', do you know why ? Because there was lots of fun dating their stay here, and Ajax could wire in with plenty of news. The only difficulty I had was in the way of space. And now I shall have to return to niy weekly routine of jottings, and may now expect a few more worrying letters. Well, never mind, I can stand abuse, and can also manage to knock .out lots of fun during the coming weeks of football play.. There is not the slightest doubt but. what Jbhe; Syftoey ...

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Political Straws. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

: Politics P Oh, what a "bother I . . : :: v . Can't you start some other theme ? I am sick of whirl and pother, I am faint with sickly'feqrieam. Just as if the beg&ars mean it! Promises upon the hustings Are butmadeto(I won't screen it) Broken be, -just-like pie-crustings. : ^ Ouch on all their platform gabble, ' - CoolieSj land-grants, and Chinese j * Ouchuponthe motleyrabble, .. "77 Rotten eggs and effigies. : 7 ; r : Qiy'eraeotiumcum'dig., - '? {O'er this Latin, pray* don't pause) ' . '' .V,:..;;* , Say* who really cares a fig > . i;; I .. Ppr Political strav Straws ? THE irrepressible "W. H. Walshi the self-coil sti tuted censor of the Upper House has thus expressed hiriiselfaboiit the popular Chamber " po not wish me to enter the Assembly. The modern man" ner bf^doing its holiness would drive me stark staring mad the flrst'toeek-even I, an oldmember. I could he of nOserVice to thecountry, I am sure 5 and I am sure the Stanley electors would" endorse my opinion, wher...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

.,,, . ftotrtttcmirKR: *wjting the rooms for a permanency, 8. <rtt .. "t'jfc rather ttttoerfoin at present, you see t a good deal depends upon some friends of mine in the country/.' 0<itj8BKHfti»iQK: " Theft 1 hope your frieniis in the county will arrange the money for yon to carry oft. the bouse,"

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The Coat-Tails Dummy. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

The IT is worth while t^panise11 political depravity of the community that must exist when such a *£sj}ljb as the; preference for a Billy Brookes before aJTojlin Douglas can he brought about. Billy is a serenading nigger rather than a statesman. The few months of public life he has enjoyed have . \ only been remarkable forejeposing him to the sneers and ridicule of the more intellectual members of the community, fie admifcshimseirthatheonlyplays a third or fourth fiddle/ so that he stands; a Betf-con fessed failure. i John Douglas is one of the ^oldest; potttici&ii^ v : Queensland has known. His record, too, is cleaflL ; i His public life dates from before Sepamtibn, wheels f J ] was in the N.S. Wales Parliament. He hUf ^^r- | I and ably filled-the portfolios of Postmaster-GMiera^l ? Colonial Treasurer, and Premier, besides having been" -f ^(i^^t-Gerierali-,,^;'u 1 Yet, party necessities r have eau^d ar political *; jjobody, an Exeter HaU ttount^atikrto defeat this v&amp...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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The Queen Street Machniations. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

' I Tit® hon. Bi-B. ]kj^etDii's.c^a^c4s?|For th^iiunrajifc ; ! seem t$> me ^he^y^' thath&hasplaeedso impiiwt^ at the disposal^ of a Queen Street cliqu^liks \ veryconsiderable influence in diminishing his prospect of success):; Personally, he/is popi^w an^/i|^|l^' I influential, but thedistrictdoes npif belieire f treatment in the jiaat fey Qiieen^S&^efc wire-puU<ejwi» and & flame of political resentment -that will/ |fc&|fcev;" some trouble to smother has beenroused ,tlirou^a^t; i v the electorate. .. *,>.">;-/ ./ /?'/ *? Thie same remarks apply to the Kennedy distUdtlf ; If JI >,am to judge by lots pf correspondence f ^ North, tB£ people in the Kennedy are enraged that Ji^T ' Queen Street barrister, nominated,by a Queen Street Association# should presume toti&vel up and explain to them ifcdj^Jocafc^ ' ; i-1 f-. In one letter that I Mave received from# prominent local mari-^and that Arthur Biitledge may judge <...

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R. I. P. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

"»i> - .<«<> ."». ?» ? HSN-. - tThe^ Queensland Daily Leader has " gone ^ j It made its farewell speech laBt-Mond^anH^fessr^ | Mellefont & Keith have reverted to the weekly which j they first started. I am always sorry to seejourna- f lists fail in any enterprise, and I iCm quite certain that the Daily Leader deserved a brighter and hap pier fate. "r * .. . . ... '_y ,...^.^^0 ? '%Mellefontj%j|£itT^^ the ! *'Iiil»K0^'"]j^by, just when that side needed all the >, forces it could enlist. They planked their money J down and ^endered yeomen's-servicein many ways. Their cartobns met FIGARO on a battle-ground th^:[{\;i' till then, it had had all to itself. - .? ^ They sacrificed some hundreds of jpounc^ ^ 'lp^ m v j " cause." |But the Mcause^MS^ ^th I i teristic " Liberal "rity, let its volunteer e^Hu|i^sfe^,: i f .; sink. The Quee^fgeefe-patiy supporfcingtheirchampions. TO| \ .: [ elevated; sentiment;:^^'feei'^ha^pu -have done 'the noble deed of in|...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

.f .'hi-n't i,^?JEEN.,STBBEI. ./ ... * o^^lislii&d fcad' favourably known .+, still maintaiiiBits prestige fbr being ? "-V ior. ^cqmmodationv£.nd< wnflral' maiuure fednt. :>y-* ';} ;./.?';._ *..«'./ :;ii- >: . k^^.^!®?»'WiiaeB,;aaid .Spirits kre! aa usual ot tneoest ana choicest brandsV ' Plunge and 8howerBathB. " Just arrived, a coliiignment of his celebrated ? Frehoh.Cognac. //. ' "" tfLtJTN'S GfLOBE HOTEL, 38 Qtteeh STREET.Bbisbmsb ; t,.\ . (Nwr tte Towa Hall). to.inform! this public. of Brisbane and the Central and Northern .VWMV v^taww MM Vb i *¥VfcU4 U^OUQU ? "1 tT^it f n r< ? If ^cli a mfl^ier Wto 'BQiake it obeof the most Comfortable Hotels, in the colony. It coin* prieesnum^rtiuslar^e aiidwcUiVentiiatedBed roonjs, mth' Plungo and Shower Baths j also, several Bittiiig-roomB. The "Wines," Spirits, and Beers have been oBrands; The Billiard-Boom, which is unusually spaci ous #u$L rwfi^-yen|ii?p,ted, ;-is .fitted^ with' pne of Alcobr s.' new p...

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That Infant Again. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

Geobge THORN'S ciaract^jf istic of the a&tute and wily w Irifafct," whoiiearatKe reputation of being the "best electioneering dodger iia vQu)ee^a?ild. J .C., Walker to contest Mulgrave against M Ilwraith, as-.-haying a.strongelection at Gritstone. You see, there were a lot of navvies working -on the r^Uway fwho'^ilre^tt vote for Glad stone. Had M'liwml&'iiiad^ Mulgrav^ these 'Would probably ha^4 g6ne down. to: the Glad stone end and voted for Norton and! agailttit iihe? knowing George. By getfci^g j. C= Walker to run a contest inMuigraye, *iie these nawie3 doira at' tW Bund&berg end, and pulled up a lot of votes. George ?is quite equal to^ai; ruse of this kind. But i^i't it just a lcetle bit rough on Walker? . -. ^:/"V. -? . But Thorn made a slight error up at Buitdaberg. He was staying at a hotel aM^he 'niade.the acquain tance^ two gentlemen who., he quickly .discovered* by their conversatiiqzi, weire Gla;dst6iie voters. That was sufficient for Goorge> an...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

Notice to tlie Public.-Talmage remarks, "Good books bring good morals ; bad books bring bad morals." This comment applies also to journals. Queen slanders who wish to make a fresh start in life, fitted up .with thoroughly renovated inr«3ive morals, should give a staudiug order to o£iy respectable news-agent for a Bupply of FIGAROS, and be. careful to get them on Fridays. PLEASE TO NOTE THAT " FIGARO " is ISSUED AT 9 A.M. EVERY - FRIDAY, and the subscription is Twelve Shillings a year in advance. Gordon and Gotch, Publishers.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

1 i !a;! - vn 1: . . ; "W ;«.».;! if v;«l '. G RE E W E B'S G W N AGE N-'ti f. &AST8ISE A ITD 8 0 N. GUST MAKERS AND I Ml* 6 R T Bi E1 S. . Larg-e. Stock of new and Second-, hand Guns, by good London and BirmiQg tik m Onr Choke Bore Guns for Kangaroo Shooting are made especially tbTesist the strain, of'heavy shot, and,for Price J., 'k: . !?' flnd Quality dejy, Cdoipetition. To become a Good Shot,pracfcice with GffiEENTEB'S BALLTB A.P GLkSS oi SMOEE BALLS w:-1 11 Tb' :»rHfc4^nriu> .fiKflk' jGti&TOt&lB',& BON, r f, I./, ?N< / 8 »O P* : H -1 ,ro8/ 80, 32, QTJEEN STBEET, BRISBANE, DRAPERS, POST UMERS, MILLINERS, r ' /''Ami,.'.'-"?'> : " Wholesale Manuiacturers. ; A"WARDEDFIBST BELIZE A1TO> SILVER MEDAL. For elegant Costumes and Millinery, designed and manufactured at Messrs. Edward SJaugliter suidCo/s Establishment, 30 and 82, QueenStreet, Brisbane, at theAngnst Exhibi tion,1882. ' i -.. . ". . . ; . A large and varied assortment of Co...

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The Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

The Elections. * Thebe is veiy little to be saidabout the elections. So far-iiu^ on^ cry-the intro duction^ Griffith and his'partyfoveroadethis.jfctjr:. into iaji ejlectioii flpare. It was a clever trick, but nothing more than a ,te|ck.f. jr &iektog t in the Protestant: Hall against ^ of Coolies, SamVyellow-skinned friends, the Chinese a classoflabor he has designated .;as less dangerous than Ctootf es-haire fceen landing in hundreds on our wl^rvg3. :.;-.-. ^>:y^X I. reifcer^tl my oft-expressed opinion-which has ihe^l^tlojQ re^iilts^fi&^l that if the colony, were legitimately and ii| somber reasonpolled fesue of laail to -e in fey^r i The elections have, however, gone on other and more .heated issues. So far as my powers of judg im^Afattrfllihat' %|hriSra''Wil^tiii&p|Io8e> of the election, find himself at the head of a majority of ahout tvo q^ r/..^8;1^|^um.^rifg|rrt$vill,.be supplied liiui t>y ^uatting s^ndi^tes whp, like Mr.( -[Woa, Emma-.would rio...

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ROUNDABOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

Oh ! I loye to educate you, Listen once more to my song, fellows; Chew*;these lines tVat herein wait you, - Partly mine and partly Longfellow's ! - " In the world's broad field Of battle , In the bivouac of life," Bo not hold a penny rattle, Join some band of drum and fife. Trust no pressman, howe'er pleasant, Let the dead-head hide hisiicad,' . Don't you count 011 roasted phensaut _ Till you're son? at least *>f _ " Live is real, life js earnest," ?- ^ 1.. Life id not ahollow'fihout, " -? . So'-Iet's work our very durnest"/. .. v /To keep up the Eoundabout. , - . .. . - .. . t . THE Germa% government want tavfeed-,f6ver on J the of Africa. That's w)|£ they seek'to^ CQlonis^ngra^aguen4< I At Mount^Pleasan^l^antation (W. S.iXlAdrian'sj Mackay) the tatekling -^Se^^^oist the vafcuum pap broke, the pari, fell and injured ^ the engine bed; Dam/age (only)n£2000; f; . -Vjk. . .. | Foundation ^toneof'new ^^sleyiaii^chapel laid a| Townsville onAugust ^0. Pastor James was boss; ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 1 September 1883

Terms of Snlsoripiion-^otwurded posfcfree, to any part of the Colonies, twelvemonths for twelve, shillings, paid in advance; or a note will secure FIOABO and PciifiH for fourteen: "months. - v. ? '\:Ci. ?? Who is it shaves the best in the town, , For wKieh h^'s gained a wide renown ?? £ Who is it"outs your hair so fine, And oat of others takes the shine? ^ Who is'it gives the best Bhampoo, '. Brings to your cheeks health's rosy hue, And makes a happy man of yottfP r ^ICTOESEN Note the Address . The American Hair Cutting Saloon,, - ." * ' - Albert-str^t'Xtlxree^oo^ from Queen-street).

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