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NINTH MONTH. NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

NINTH MONTH. NOVEMBER, We were safely and comfortably noosed by the end of the week. The weather was not warm ; November is a disagreeable month. My master did not associate with me as arneb as in the time before we left England. 1 felt hart; grieved. I also lound that the gentle girl I loved was kept more and more away I*0*11 xos' 1 wondered at ft in a dozed way¡ we had been together so often dot the month abroad that leonid not com] bend it. My mind was not so active seemed to toe, as it had been. I fonnd I self muttering strange fancies ; I felt soi times a sad sinking of the heart. ' memory of the noble work of vengeanc was assisting in, did not elate me as mi as formerly. While in the presence of '. Westinghouse, my feelings would return WBB as eager as ever then ; bot when he 1 me, I would sink back into mydepresi condition. What was coming over me 1 even began to feel fearful of being discover. I never felt that way before. I first felt ( change the night I witnessed the terr...

THE BARCALDINE BOILING DOWN CO. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

THE BARCALDINE BOILING DOWN CO. THE directors of the Boiling Down and Meat Preserving Company met in the secretary's office, at Barcaldine, on Thursday morning last. The shares ia the company were allotted, and the allotment call fixed for payment on 8th August next. Messrs. Niall and M'Lough lin's negotiations for purchase of plant were ratified, and the former director was instructed to arrange with Messrs. Burns and Twigg for purchase of new 30-horse boiler offered by thc firm at a price. The secretary was instructed to call for tenders for building according to plans and specifications. Mr. M'liougiilin offered to supply all water required at a price per annum. The secretary was instructed to send circulars to stockownors notifying them that the works were bcingpuBhed on as fast as possible, and the company expected to be able to commence operations by the second week in August next. The plant, for which thc con tractors are Messrs. Burns and Twigg, consists of six digesters wit...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

When Doctors Disagree. FBOFESBIONAII etiquette almost always pre vents one doctor finding fault with another's treatment, no matter how erroneous he may consider it, but a case where they quite dif fered occurred the other day in the city of Melbourne. A poor nervous patient suffering from the follies of early life, called upon a medical man, who subjected lum to a thorough examination and then, putting on bis most sympathetic and serious look, exclaimed, " My poor man, you are in A terrible and dangerous - condition, and your spinal cord is only hang ing by two threads, and it will cost one hun dred and fifty guineas to cure you." Thia announcement of course frightened the pat ient out of a year's life, and he had better have another opinion if the case was so serious and went to another doctor, who also exam ined him carefully and pronounced "Dr. -is a-fool, for your spinal cord is only hanging by one thread and it will cost three hundred guineas to euro you." AND HE GOT IT. SO mu...

EARLY CLOSING MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

EARLY CLOSING MOVEMENT. A MEETING of gentlemen interested in the above was held in Mr. Rowley's office at Long reach on Thurrday evening last Present ; Messrs. M. Skinner (in the chair), Page, Dorsett, Kessler, Mead, Basin, Kewley and Mills {hon. sec.) The chairman briefly stated the meeting had been convened for the purpose of securing shorter hours of labor for the seve ral shop assistants and employees in town, for which purpose it was desirable that thc em- ; plovers be asked to close their business places i at an earlier hour, and if the movement was ¡ successful in obtaining this much - desired : object, to form themselves into an association ; for the better maintenance of the shorter hours of labor. Mr. Kewley intimated that he would assist those present and assistants in general in their endeavours, and would give the matter as much publicity as possible through the columns of the Worker, and he thought the Wettern Champion would no doubt assist the object by saying a few w...

Round the Camp Fire The Last Night in Camp. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

The Last Night in Camp. YES, this was the last night ; to-morrow thi " Boss" would be off by rail with his sheep tx Homebush ; Milligan would join him some where down the line, and bear him compan; part of the way, for he intended spelling i bit atSydney before going off to the Argentine Tim and Scotty promising to accompany hin to that far off land. Brady and Yorky ha( gone with Milligan to the races, where Braze nose, in the hands of Mr. Phillip Balliman was expected to distinguish himself ; and thi remainder of the " boys" were awaiting thi return of Brady, the latter having promise* to hurry back and give au account of thi races. But the hours passed away, the cam] fire had dwindled away to a few red ashes and McGilligan, shaking his head, said, " Ki use, boys, after ten o'clock, I think we'( better turn in." But no sooner had the word been uttered ere Brady's melodious tone could be heard in the distance ; he wasyellinf " Boll the Old Chariot Along" at the top o his voice, and ...

Barcaldine Small Debts Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

i Barcaldine Small Debts Court, j On Monday (yesterday), before Messrs. Lloyd-Jones and A. Parnell, J.'sP., P. M'Bride sued H. Wilson for £210s., and was awarded full amount of claim with £111s. costs.

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

Important Notice to Pastoralists. THE CENTRAL QUEENSLAND MEAT EXPORT COMPANY, LIMITED. IN view of tlie enormous increase of stock in thc colonies, our Directors have decided to enlarge their Tallow Relining Plant, and at thc same time to reduce their charges for boiling down cattle and öheep to the following very low scale : BULLOCKS, 5s. per head. COWS, 4s. Od. SHEEP, 5d. AU tongues aud offal to belong to the Company. Our charges include thc following services Hides flayed in first-class Btyle, salted, bibled, and classified to fetch top market price. Sheepskins dried, painted with arsenical solution, classified and baled in our own special method. Casks for Tallow, including all charges till placed on board ship, 50s. per ton. We are always open to buy Boiling Down Stock at a price per head delivered at our works, or, at sender's option, we would buy the hides, skins, and tallow at full market prices. Should the senders prefer to ship on their own account, wc will make a liberal a...

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. CATTLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. CATTBE STRAUNO. On Fnaay last, oeiore tnc r.ivi., jorni Haney j was charged with stealing a roan bullock branded LB2, the property of Luke Byrne, grazier, of Texas station. Constable Dwyer deposed that on the morn ing of the 16th inst, he went in company with Constable Price to a place on the Alice River about three miles from Barcaldine. He met accused and asked him if he had killed a bul lock lately. Accused admitted he had done so, and upon being asked to produce the hide he declared he had given it away to a traveller whose name he did not know. The constable examined the house of accused and found a quantity of fresh meat hanging up and salt »neat in a cask. Upon the constable asking to j see the head of the bullock accused said it was boiled down. Accused said he killed the bullock last Monday and gave the hide to a traveller the same day. The bullock, he said, was branded SRF off ribs or rump. The con stable looked around and foun...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

Hotel Hotioe*. SHAKESPEARE HOTEL, BAHCAUHÎI& «iJnl*iP1iui|lUii'|lta Cobb & Co.'s Coaching House. »VWWWW ' G. P. SHAKESPEARE HHENDERS his thanks to his patrons ~ for their support in the past, and takes this opportunity of announcing that he has MADE EXTENSIVE ADDITIONS and improvements to his Hotel, in order to afford increased comfort to travellers. The Cuisine and Bedrooms Being personally attended to by Mrs, Shaks pcarc is a sufficient guarantee that nothing will be found wanting. The Bar Contains nothing but the very best brands of Wines, Spirits, Beers, &c, which are dispensed by the proprietor in person. ......Ice always on hand. Loose Boxes and Stables Large and well ventilated, and second to none in Central Queensland. PADDOCKS WELL GRASSED AND SECURE. ^CÉMERM HOTEL, W»V «»««»«»»««**??»»? ? ? ?????? BARCALDINE. p. MCBRIDE, BEGS to inform his Western friends and the travelling public generally that in order to meet the requirements of his increas ing t...

ALPHA MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

ALPHA MEMS. OUR correspondent, writing June 17, says : The usual weekly meeting of the Alpha Mutual Improvement Society was held in the schoolroom on Wednesday evening, 15th inst, when the debate " Ought capital punishment to be abolished," was Drought to a close. Mr. Kidd again spoke for its abolition, and was followed by Messrs. Laughran, A. Cahill, J. Murphy, P. A. Peel and E. Murphy, and I must certainly say that Messrs. Kidd and Laughran brought forward strong arguments1 in favor of their party. Messrs. Briggs, Lyons, Dr. Mackie, M'Gurrin, Cooper, Crossanand Forrester spoke against its abolition, and defended their side well. On it being put tqlhe nieetíng, the vot ing went in favor of aflMstby a majority of one.-rMra. BhodeB haflM/Sverthe Criterion Hotel to Mr. fficloojpHie 16th inst The occasion was celebjJMjJy a danoe,jfljtfcjg^g^pjflj

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES AT LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES AT LONGREACH. ] THE new Court of Forestry, «« mae of toe I West," will be opened at the Town Hall, Longreach, this evening. It is expected a large number of visitors will attend from Barcaldine, whilo the Rockhampton United District will be represented by Mr. E. Horton, District Secre tary. There are over 30 persons who purpose joining the new Court, in addition to which there are a number of clearance members from "Court Friar Tuck." The visitors will be en tertained at a banquet to-morrow evening. Mr. English informs us that there are over 60 names on the list for the proposed lodge of Oddfellowship,-tho " Loyal Thompson, and that it is thought the inaugural ceremonies will take place in about six weeks. Attention is directed to an advertisement elsewhere bear ing on the matter. We arc informed the Rock hampton District officers will attend the open ing.-The Hibernians are also canvassing Longreach with a view to the formation of a brandi at an early date ; ther...

BARCOO DIVISIONAL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

I BARCOO DIVISIONAL BOARD. ?> A MEETING of the above was hold in the ? Board's office, Stonehenge, on the 23rd nit. I Members present-Messrs. Affleck (chairman), m Carroll, Wiley and Lonergan. The minutes of I the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, and the inward and outward corros Írespondence read, it was proposed by Mr. Wiley and seconded by Mr. Lonergan, ttiat the letter from the Department of Agriculture with reference to quarterly agricultural returns be received. Proposed by Mr. Affleck and sec onded by Mr. Carroll, that the letter from thc Tambourine Board be received, but that no further action be taken. Carried. The letter from the Tambourine Board was one request ing the attendance of a member of this Board at a meeting of the representatives of th» Divi sional Boards of the colony, the meetiri; io be held in Brisbane in August. For the improve ment of the river crossing three tenders were received; the lowest, that of Messrs. Whit« and Eckland, was accep...

[?] IRRIGATION SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

?^^BlßiUGATION SCHEME. IASSY, M.L.Ä., who waa com concerning an application tc Department for an expert tc about Barcaldine, was leaving lie received the letter, but he Fohn Donaldson to interview t wired again from Bockhamp request. Mr. Casey came up i 'Thursday. He says ha has ad in thu soil ol the desert at-growing, and predicts that and easily be cultivated in ir. Richardson, district sur >cd out several areas of land , with a recommendation that thrown open for selection at From ld. to 8d. per acre. An se has been granted to the ers for a block of country of ?c miles, extending from the ; lagoon on the Cedar Creek ed on the south by the Alice _,_ ,-1 by tlie railway line. The settlers will fence in this land os "soon as funds are available for purchase of wire. Perhaps the Boiling Down Company might provide the wire if the settlers fenced the i (land and gave the company permission to use . it for paddocking their sheep.

BLACKALL MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

BLACKALL MEMS. TBS bore at Malvern Hills is now down 3550ft, the sinking at present being through hard rock. In the bore is a string of piping 3240ft. long which, as far as locally known, is the longest in the world. Work is necessarily \ slow at this great depth, and the contractors, Messrs. W. M'Kenzie and A. Brown, are un able to sink more than ISft. per week. We are informed that the owners of the station do not intend to abandon the work, and their spir ited enterprise thoroughly deserves a successful termination.-The instruments for the use of the members of the Blackall Town and Coun try Brass Band, and the bandmaster, Mr. Will Chandler, arrived by Butler's coach on Wed nesday last. Acting under Mr. Chandler's advice the promoters of the band ordered Boosey's best quality instruments, which were found, on arrival, to bc in first-class order. The first lesson was given on Thursday night last, when fair progress was made. There are twelve bandsmen in all, and it is to be hoped ...

BARCALDINE P. M. CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

BARCALDINE P. M. CHURCH. AK adjourned committee meeting was held in the church on Thursday evening, when the state of the finances were taken into serious consideration, lt was resolved to enlist the sympathies of the ladies of the congregation in endeavoring to reduce the debt upon the church buildings. Mr. James mentioned that a concert had not been given in thc town for : some time, and stated that he had to arrive from England by the Dorunda some very fine dissolving views, and offered to give an enter tainment if assisted by local amateurs. The offer was accepted with thanks, and it was re solved that Messrs. Chandler and Hyland be asked to co-operate with Mr. James in the matter. The entertainment will be given in about a fortnight's time, and full particulars will probably be given next week. We may mention herc that Messrs. James Bros. of the Champion office are importing some four hun dred lantern slides, the whole with those in : hand being sufficient for six distinct ente...

[?]ING RACING EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

^ EACING EVENTS TO COME~ Icharters Towers Annual Sleeting, June 23, 24. North Gregory (Winton) T.C. Meeting, June 28, ». Beak Downs Turf Club Annual Meeting, July 6,7. Kockhampton Jackey Club Annual Meeting, July 30. 21. Barcaldine Central Racing Club, August 3,4. Longreach Jockey Club, August 24 , 25. Jundah, August 30,31. Orrs correspondent nt Alpha writes that a meeting was held on the evening of the I7th June, when the amalgamation of tho three race clubs mentioned in his last was amicably arranged. A new club was formed, called the " Alpha Turf Club." Mr. R. Carr-Boyd was appointed President, Mr. C. Hickson Secretary, Mr. J. Major Treasurer, and a committee of ten. No date was appointed for holding the races. THE Longreach football team with one or two exceptions arrived home by train on Sat urday night week and were met at the railway station by a large number of resi dents (including not a few members of the fair sex) who congratulated them on their victory against tho combin...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892

Muttaburra Turf Club. THE Annual General Meeting will be held at tlie Mount Cornish Hotel on WEDNES DAY, 13th July, 1892, at 8 o'clock p.m. Business: To receive the Financial State ment, elect office bearers for the ensuing year, and transact any other business that may arise. GEO. ARNELL, 2-3 Hon. Secretary. BüßCUE CENTRAL BACIIC CLUB, TENDERS will be received by thé under signed up to Noon on SATURDAY, 25th June next, for thc erection of a Publican's Booth and enclosing Stewards' Room on thc Barcaldine Racecourse. A Specifications can bc seen at thc Secretary's Office. , CHAS. DOWNES, 1-2 Secretary. Ky M'LOUGHLIN'S %* Artesian III SOAP, manufactured at the For Sale. DAM-MAKING PLANT complete-Scoops, Ploughs, Waggons, Bullocks, fcc. & Vf. HARRIS, 2- Ilfracombe. Notice. ME. GEORGE PERKINS, Longreach, is authorised to receive all monies owing to us, and his receipt is a sufficient discharge of same. MEA CHAM & LEY/LAND. June 20th, 1892. Noti ce. MR. J. K. DUNCAN has b...

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. CATTLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 28 June 1892

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. CATTLE STE.4I.ING. ON Thursday last the charge of cattle steal ing against John Bailey was withdrawn by the police, and accused was then charged, together with George Armour, alias George Hale, with having stolen meat in their possession for which they could not account. Mr. Major appeared for the prosecution. The evidence taken was extremely lengthy. Luke Byrne, grazier and butcher, "deposed that Hailey and Hale had both been working for liiin previously. He had cattle running on the Alice River. About a fortnight ago his cattlc tailer reported a roan bullock missing. Charles Zincor, who looks after the slaughtering for prosecutor, deposed that he lost one bullock out of the yards. When lie was away in town with meat he left in the yard a strawberry bullock called "The coacher." This beast was not in the yard when he returned late at night. He saw tracks of a bullock going away from the yard, and marks of a man's boots in the direc tion...

LONGREACH BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 28 June 1892

LONGREACH BUILDINGS. by a substantial picket fence. These offices when completed will be the most substantial onc-8toiy structure in Longreach..-The same firm also showed me the plan of private resi dence of a most compact description covering an area of 1600ft. (sup.), to be erected in Long reach for a well-known resident. The building is subdivided as follows:-One sitting-room, one dining-room, four bedrooms, kitchen, pantry and bath-room. The building will also be partly surrounded by an 8ft. verandah. The erection of buildings of tliis clasB will go far to prove that some of the residents have great faith in the stability of Longreach.-I omitted to state last week that Mr. Kenshaw 1 Kissed through last week with a staff of men (?: effect large improvements at Hamilton Downs. These consist of a manager'6 resi dence, woolshed for forty shearers, and a woolscour, 60 by 40, which is situated 50ft. from the woolshed, and connected therewith by a tramway. Also store, office, men's and...

THE HUGHENDEN WORKERS' BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 28 June 1892

THE HUGHENDEN WORKERS' BALL. A wei.l-enown member ot' ttte Slicarers' Union, who certainly had the courage of his opinions during the strike of 1091 and sup ported himself out of his own savings, writes us concerning a recent ball given in Huglienden to celebrate the affiliation of the Women's Union with the Workers' Union. He main tains that all workers with necessary condi tions had a right of access to the festivities. But instead of this many of the workers were shut out while " special invites" were sent to ladies and gentlemen who had always been op posed to unionists. This, it is said, was done by " a small ring of prominent unionists who are eternally fishing for a nod from those a cut above them." Our correspondent bursts out into rhyme, which we regret we cannot pro duce in its entirety. Among those who liad secured invitations to the Worker's Ball wore "mock unionists who had each a stand se cured for several clips" fireside unionists, some in borrowed duds" many of last ...

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