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The Way to Handle Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
The Way to Handle Sheep. TnEUE i6 n right way and a wrong way, a hard wny and an easy wny, to catch mid handle sheep. A great many won wili catch the sheep by the wool oil the back with both Lands, and lift the animal clcar from the ground by tlic wool only. Barbarous I Let some great giuut group you by the hair of your head, and lift you from tlic ground by the hair only 1 Would you not struggle and squirm worse than the mute sheep does when lifted by the wool 1 And would lliero not be a complaint of a sorehead for n week or two? If you do not believe it, tiy the experiment. Wc hnvc slaughtered n great ninny sheep in year* past, and when removing the pelts of Mich riieep ns had been handled by the wool, we never failed to observe that beneath lie skin, wlicrcver 1l»c niiimal had been caught by the wool, blood had Kittled. In many instances, the skin had l>een sepnratcd from the body *n that itifhimmntion hnd become apparent, Wc hnvc known proprietors of slicep to bo so strict in...
Vocabulary of Racing Terms. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
Vocabulary of Racing Terms. I PROMISED to «nligbtcn you as to certain racing terms and interesting turf practices. For example, what are the duties of a starter, a judge, a iiandicapper, &c. A starter in laige races has often consider able difficulty in getting bis field into line. This difficulty can be overcome if the starter backs one of the horses, in which ease he lowers his Sag the moment be sees bis backed horse with a clear lead of about twenty-five lengths. Next day the newspapers write, &lt;? Mr. got his horses away to a straggling start." Another good thing which a starter can do is to worty the borses, especially the favourite, by compelling them to go back, or to turn round. Once the favourite has his bead pointing to the rearward, tbe flag would be lowered, and the chances arc that the reporters will write, " The favourite was un fortunately left at the post." If the starter has power to influence the result of a race, the judge has still more. Tbc chie...
MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, May 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
MELBOURNE. SATOKDAY, May 29. I The professional scullers' race took place to-day on the Yarra. It was won by Laycock by two lengths. MONDAY, May 81. An increased activity is observable among the police at Bcnalla. A Urge number have left that district for Beech worth. It has been known for some time that strong efforts will shortly be made to catch the Kellye. j Tlic following telegrams appeared in onr western edition of Saturday afternoon last: LONDON, May 26. The Derby was run to-day, with the following results: Duke of Westminster's Ben'd'or 1 Mr. C. Brewer's Robert the Devil 2 IYiucc Soltikoff'b Mask 3 The Radicals arc greatly displeased at the intention of the Government to retain the punishment of flogging in the British army. Mr. Vernon Harcourt, the Home Secretary, who foiled to secure rc-clec tian for Oxford, was returned to-day for Derby, Mr. 8. Plimsoll having vacated the seat iu his favor. ARAMAC, May 2G. A mntcli is arranged between Mr. Porter's Don, and Mr. Wiliich's A...
Horsey Criticism. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
Horsey Criticism. A NEWSPAPER musical critic was obliged to leave town, and turned over Lis work lor one night to the sporting mau of the staff. This is bow the criticism of on important concert appeared the next day:-" Time was cnllcd about 8 o'clock, and about 60 bugles, fifes, and fiddles entered for tlio contest. The fiddles won tlie toss, and took the inside, with the chandclicrs riglit in Uicir eyes. The umpire with a small club, octal also as starter. Just before tlic start he stood upon a small cheese box, with a email lunch countcr before him, and shook bis stick at the entries to keep them down. Tho con testants first started to' Limdliche Hocliseif ,' by Goldsmnrk, Op. 26. They got off nearly even, one of the fiddles gently leading. The man with a French horn tried to call tlicm back, but tlicy settled down to work at s slogging gait with the big roan fiddle bring ing up the rear. At the first quarter of the course the little black whistle broke badly, and went into the a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
B.K. PIERS, SOLICITOR AND PROCTOR, UMIUL IL T 0 N & SONS, Wholebale and RETAIL STOREKEEPERS, WINE.AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, , BLACKALL. F. OLEWETT'S WHOLESALE & RETAIL GENERAL I STOKES, BLACKALL. 0f Luge and raried stock always on band, j MONAHAN&OO] AtrCTIO»rZtBB0, Htooe, STATION, akd COMMISSION AOBNTB, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS.. | ' BLACKALL. g D. H A B E I E S,j AUCTIONEEB, STOCK, STATION, AMD GBMBBAtt COKKI6SION | AGENT, TAMBO. E. G. OLEN, SADDLE AND HABNE6S MAKER, "BLACKALL. .?(Willis t*rge«t'8to&lt;& ol -Baldlery in the JL Western JMstiiot; Saddles Mid Collars eouuterlined for 7a. Cd. eaoh,FOB CASH, to meet the times. REID BROTHERS, gLACKSMITHS, WHEELWRIGHTS, j BO IIP, EES, f BJJlOKAU.. Cpuntiy Ordera promptly attended to. CLAYTON & WORRALL, BUILDEES, CONTBACTORS, AND I GENERAL CAEPltNTKBS, Plans and specifications prepared, and ] estimates given, SAMUEL STEPHENS, BLACKSMITH ANDWHEELWBIGHT.I : Opposite .' WEgTifeN DOWJfS CLtTB HOTSL...
COLONIAL MARKETS. BRISBANE, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
COLONIAL MABKKTB. Bbibbane, May 28. Monalian & Haygarth report 1000 Bheep jarded: prioes firm at late rates, 260 cattle entered; market over supplied. Best bul locks, £4 to £4 6/-; medium, £8 10/-; light and inferior, £210/- to £8. j SYDNEY, May 26. Griffiths ie Weaver report best bullocks £4 16/- to £6, Merinoe, 11/6; crossbreds, 12/6. HBI.BODBXE, Hay 26. Messrs. Power, Eutherford & Co. report 2800 cattle yarded. 1260 sold at lower prices. 1800 sheep wen sold, prices fully up to late rates.
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. May 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OCB SPECIAL OOBBESPONDBNT. May 21. Oun sensation this week has been furnishod by tho law courts. To moke you understand the case I am about to describe, you must pi ease to remember the various little legal rows of which I have from time to time r Informed your readers. You will have noticed that Swan wick, the Treble F'er as tPunch calls him, figured in there. As a matter of fact Swanwick had raised a goodly prop of enemies, being a man with whom it & easy to get riled. And among these Ur. Blnkeuey was probably not the least bitter, '"TOiis being borne in mind, you will under stand die special interest attaching to a case in the beginning of the week In thcBuprcmc Court, wherein one Brookes-a conCnee in Her Majesty's gaol at Brisbino-sued Kwan wick for a sum of money which he said he had committed to life charge and could not get him to account for. Mr. Blakcney was the prisoner plaintiff's attorney, and lie in structed Griffith. The trial was a protr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
LIST of UNCLAIMED LETTERS at the BL4CKALL POST OFFICE. If not Claimed within one month will be forwarded to the Dead Letter Office: Aveling Robt., Alexander Peter. Burns Joseph, Barry J. J. (2), Bailiff Wil liam, Branley Overseer, Bannud Charles, Buriy Josephine Mrs. (2). Crawford Hemy, Comes Fred A. II. (3), Chord Charles, CasseU M. Mrs., Costcllo John, Canty John, Cam Thomas, Clure - Esq., Clifton T. Cassels James, Croiier Wil liam, Creighton William, Claffy John, Craig George (3). Day E., Day P. H. Egan Mary, Ellis & Co. Fraser C. E. H. Gordon Wm, Green B., Gill G., Glaedin P. Hemy E., Howlett Walter (2). Johnston Christian. Lillington J. J., Loracy Michael, Lyndiaa Matthew, Lord C. F\, Lswler Edward. Muir Jos., M'Dermott Mr., Meehan Matt , Murphy Patrick, Mair J. C., M'Cuiloch Donald, M'Axthur Mr., M'KayJohn, Maurice D. Nielsen Mr. O'Coniell P. Petty Joseph, Pringlc Marcus Robt. G. (2), Pnlitz. Robinson John. Skinner Charics, Steele Wm., Scanwell Chas. (2), Sherwiu It. D...
SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
SPORTING NEWS. Local Bacing Calendar. June S and 4.-Aramac Jockey Club An nual Meeting. Nominations, 26th April; weights, 12th May. July 1 and 2.-The Barcoo Racing Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, May 11th; weights, June let; acceptances (night of general entry), June 28tli. July 21 and 22.-Great Western Downs Jockey Club Annual Meeting at Tnmbo, Nominations, June 21st; weights, July 6th ; acceptances, July lHlh, night of general cntiy. July 29, 30.-Wnrrcgo Boeing Club Annual i Sleeting. Nominations, June IS; weights, June 26; acccptanoes, July 10. August 4 and E.-l'eak Downs Turf Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, Handicap, July 1; weights, July 10; acceptances, July 13. September I and 2,-The Galway Jockey Club Annual Meeting. Nominations, July 1st; weights, August 1st; acceptances (night of general cutty) August 31st. OtJE Winton correspondent sends us full par ticulars of the North Grcgoiy Turf Clal> meeting. As our report lias already appeared we do not consider it advisable...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. BRISBANE. MONDAY, May 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. BRISBANE. MONDAY, May 31. Good races arc expected at Ipswich on Saturday. Balthazzar is the favor ite for tho Cup, and Sydney for tbe Handicap. Tcebday, June 1. James Elfidale for the Aramac mur der, and Ah Sue for the murder at Coppcrficld, were executed at the gaol yesterday morning. A successful show is anticipated at Ipswich on Thursday and Friday next. About 500 entries have been received, and there is a large collection of horses, cattle, dogs, poultry, and implements.
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
STOCK AND STATION EBPOET. BLAOKALL, Wednesday. The weather has remained fine during the wook. lie oountay Is looking very dry, and bush flies have been prevalent lately. A mob of 8000 breeding owes from Bundura have passed through on the way to Wellshot, and 5900 sheep for Ooreena, with Mr. Archer inchaigtt. Monahan k Co., Blackall, reportFat Stock,-A small lot mixed for local consump tion have been disposed of at, bollocks, £4 10/-; com, £3 6/-; oows with calves for milking, £S 10/-; a few workers at £610/-. Horses.-We hare a large lot camping close to town, and have disposed of several at prices varying from £6 to £10 for hackneys. Good draught fillies in demand. Sheep, No transactions in this line, holders prefer ring to wait until after shearing, I'roduce, Flour ac&roe at £82 10]-; Oats plentiful at II/- per bushel. 8. NEVILE & Oo., Blackall, tepoit as fol lows :-Fat Stock.-No movements. Stores. -An increased demand, but holders arc ask ing high rates.-Fat Sheep....
Bar[?] Racing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
B&rcoo B&aing Glnfc. THE following weights were declared last evening lor the handicaps at the eoBoing anneal ; st lbs. B.B.C. HANDICAP-£200. Mr. C. M'Kenna'ebg Beadsman, aged 9 7 " Adams' ch e Vanguard, aged ... 9 2 " H. B, Cough's b e Theodore, ag%d 8 IS " P. O'Malley's bg Bndloal, aged 6 10 " J. Whitman's far m Zingam, aged 8 7 " W. P. Toier'e br m Hermnaid, aged 8 7 " Monahan's br m Attraction, aged 8 6 " G. Porter's b g Marathon, aged ... 8 6 " O. Porter's gr g Onlloden, 4 yrs. 8 0 " H. B. Gough'e brg Hie Baid, fiyra 7 4 " J. Monnhan'ebh Sir Arthur, 4yiB. 7 0 ,, O. Langley'eb g Bundclia, aged... 7 4 G. Johnston's brg Bailor Boy, 4yrs 6 12 ,, P. O'Malley'e chm Modesty, 6 yrs. 6 6 " W, P. Toser's ch g Spot, 4ns. ... 6 6 " F. Willieh'e ch g Sunlight, 8 yra. 6 0 BLAOEAl/L HANDICAP-£100. Mr. C. M'Renna's b g Beadsman, aged 9 12 " Adam's eh gVangnatd, aged ... 0 5 " H. B. Gough'e b g Theodore, ngod 9 2 " P. O'Malley'e b g Badical, aged... 9 1 " loser's brm Menymaid, a...
Aramac Jockey Club. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] ARAMAC, June 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
Aram&c Jockey Club. [BY ELECTBIC TELEGBAPH.] Abamacl Jane I. Be veil entries liave been received lor the Maiden I'late. For tlie Town Plate Vanguard, Beadsman, Marathon, and Kewlawn have been nomi nated. For the Steeplechase friendless, Archer, Slowboy, Wideawake, Claremont, Wentworth, and Cannoble have been entered. The following are the aooeptanoes: FLYING HANDIOA*. Vanguard I Mcrrymaid Lord George 1 Wideawake I Culloden j AB&HAC t. a HAMMUAF. Newlawn | Sailor Boy Beadsman I Vanguard Merrymaid | Marathon. Beadsman and Marathon are the favorites, Newlawn next. For the Maiden Plate Beeter is the first favorite. There wu * great display of horees and cattle at the Show. Sheep were rather poorly represented.
ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
ABA.MAC. Police Magistrate-T. 6. Sword. Post and Telegraph Master-W, IT. Mori SOD. Line Kepalrer--0. i. Cosgrovc. Divisional Board: W. Looker, J. T. Tilbury, 8. W. Donner. £tate School Teacher Police-Sergeant in charge: M'Donoiigh. Queensland National Bank-Manager, W. Fulton; Accountant, J. Hollis, Medical Practitioner-Dr. Spark. Aramae Jockey Club-W. J. Gardiner, hon. Secretary. Auctioneers-F. W. Kingston, S. Skarwood ; J. T. Tilbury. Storekeepers-Thompson & Cashion; Tilbury k Co.; Schneider &lt;fc O'Brien; J. Karrcil. Hotels-Royal-G. Porter; Aratnac, W. J Kingston; Albion, W. B. Sled. Chemist-J, Hughes. BlackamiUi-G. Porter. Bootmaker-D. O'Brien. 6addler-0. Uoeser. Bufchcre-Bnrgcyije & Vines. Painter-H. Burlcy. Nenrepaper Proprietor-W. J. Hodda. Btouk and Station Agents-Tilbury Ac Co., 6. . Sbarwood. Watchmaker-A. Itetclicnbach.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 2 June 1880
LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. To-Morrow (Thursday) June 3rd, At 12 o'clock, Noon. MOKAHAN It CO. will Sell by Public Auction TO-MOBHOW (THURSDAY) at 12 o'clock Noon, nt the POUND YARDS, 20 Bead Heifers and Calves, Bui tabic Cot milkoi's. TEUIB-CABll, Notice. IF THOMAS WILLS will not coma mid buy all expenses on his horso (Satellite), be will be sola on tlic 27th June, 188U, to defray expenses. JOHN J. MILIAR. Ambo, 24 th May, 1880. Notice. fPENDERS aro invited from Persons Killing to undertake liie duties of an Inspector for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of the " Bntnurst Burr Act" within the Division of Kargoolnah. Tenders stating amount of remuneration required at per quarter, to be in the hands of the Chairman before six o'clock p.m., on Saturday, the 20th June. The lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. Particulars as to duties can be obtained from the undersigned. FELIX CLEWETT, Chairman Kaigookmh Divisional Board. IMPOUNDED at BLackall, on the 81st of May, by order of...