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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 April 1876
THIS DAY—AT 11 O'CLOCK. ■ ■A. V -V . \ EDWIN BELLGROVE has been £avotrred_ -with instructions i&om the Stewards of theFitzroy Downs BaceCMb, to Sell by Public Auction, at bis Mart, on THIS DAT, the8th Instant, at 11 o'clock, 5 STANDS for Publicans to Supply Refreshments .' '"at the forthcoming Races.. ■*' H, AfcvtteeAm* Af time viD le Sold The ADMISSION GATE to the Show Yards of the Western Pastoral Association for the Pay of the Show. He BIGHT of one Publican to Supply Refresh, aunts on the Grounds lor the 20th April, _ l$r&ooly. • - * * ■ _ Also, A SPRING CART and HARNESS. 83 MONDAY, APRIL 10. MiDOySTALL-STREET FRONTAGES. RJ. COTTELL has received instructions to Sell by Public Auction, at hii" Mart, M Do wall street, on MONDAY Next, the 10th Instant, at -ll ' o'clock, The following Valuable Building ALIX)TMENTS, viz. j—* " ^ ALLOTMENT No. 1 of Section No. 9, having a frontage of 165ft. to M 'Dowall-street, and containing a full Half-Acre. ■ " SUBDIVISION" No. 1 of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 April 1876
;■?; ' jj . ^1817;*. .p^-:OT-Gton^&lt;iji-Oop,0(H): v • HbSBBVe Fori*; £400,000. JRO®BRANCH JSACTS all usual Banking Business, •'including Advances on approved Securities, Interest on Fixed Deposits, and issues on the 'Bank' Branches and Agencies in 'Australian &lt;3oloniesanxl tJnited 30t^d!om, 1875. H. C. CLEEYE, " Manager.. THE QUEENSLAND limited: CAPITAL, £500,000. jra Power to Increase to Oste Million). " SCBSOKTBED CAPITAL, £500,000. Paid up Capital/ £250,000. HEAD OFFICE: BRISBANE. ileigh i Towers ich ick BRANCHES. Maiyborougli MUlchester Hoctlianipton Roma Sfcanthorpe Toowoomba Townsvjlle. . Tambo. in London, New South Wales, jjtoria, South Australia, Western Austra "I New Zealand, Tasmania, New York, ( Francisco, India, and the East. i0MA BRANCH above Bank grants Drafts, negotiates ^collects Bills of Exchange on any of e-named Brandies and Agents, and - description of Banking Business. ; allowed on Fixed Deposits for Three, i'Twelve Months, at current rates....
BRISBANE. Tuesday, April 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 April 1876
BRISBANE. / . I Tuesday, April 4. } At the sale ©f unexjared leases of forfeited runs to-day, the following rates were realised : —TJnsurveyed Hons—Woombin, in the Warrego district, twenty-five square miles, at 12s. per m3e^ A- B. Buchanan. In the Maranoa district: Tego North, fifty square miles at 15s., M'Le&n and Beaumont ;-Salt bush Plains, .forty square miles at 10s., Piper and Collins. Surveyed Runs—in the Mara noa district: Bogas Downs, fifty square miles at 13s., and Promised Downs, fifty square ; miles, at 12s;, King; Ida, tweniy^ive square mites, at £4 5s., Piper and Collins. In the Warrego district: Eurelia, twenty-five square miles, at 17s., Mary Ann Spencer ; Stockade Creek, seventy-five square miles, at 10a. Scottish Australian Ivesrtment Company.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. PER ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. LONDON. Satarday, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 April 1876
tATiaST INTELLIGENCE. na romtcmiwirt. LOHDMi. Satarday. Auril 1. - Hie Queen, attended by Earl Derby, - has arrived at Baden Baden on a visit to theGrand Dulce Roderick. The Queen's New Title Bill has passed the: second readisg in the House of Lonls. Earl Shaftesbury lias given noticethat|B$ wiil move an address to the throne, praying Her Majesty not to assume the titleof Em press of India. • A panic has occurred on, the Stock fix change, in consequence of the Porte post poning the payment, of the coupons due this month until July. . Tuesday, April 4, The report of Mr. Cave, (who was sent by the British Government to enquire into the state of the Egyptian finances), has been pub lished. He represente them as being in a most critical condition, all the different sources of revenue being pledged, bat if the floating debt isfiinded, and due.supervision exercised the revenue, he considers, will be sufficient to meet interest «nd all other items of expenditure. ,
SOUTHERN DISTRICT COURT. Wednesday, April 5. (Before his Honour Judge Paul.) CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Mr. Pope Cooper Appeared as Crown. Prosecutor, CATTLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 8 April 1876
SOUTHERN DISTRICT COURT. &nbsp; &nbsp; - -WjBdnesday, April»&- -■ :-i . (Before Ma HononrJudge PauL) - CBIMINAt SnTiNGS.: Mr Pope Cooper Appeared « Crown. Proeecafor. CATTCB STEAtma Chants Creac and Henrp Wilson men* charged with stealing » cow, the property of JR. W. Stuart; &lt;Jbo> WcdviBg the emie. Mr. Abbott defended , the prisoner Creek; Wilson was undefended. &W,Stnartmanagerfor Mort and Go., Mit chell Downs, deposed i I remember 16th October ; .-l- 'jsM-'in. a paddock about 100 yards from Creek'# riangbter-yard I was by myself at first; .. I recognised a cow of Mort and Co's. in i&e yard at sundown ; I was thera afc S in the eyening, ac companied by Constable Wright; X iwud a beast xnoan is if being killed and theifall of lbs. cow ; I ■tfent op to tie yard with Constable Wrabt; saw both prisoners skinning the cow; I said it was a «rueer "tame at night tobe killing s beast, and.X thought that Creek ibo^xt as well kill bis own...
THE BROWN HORSE " RICHMOND" VERSUS THE BLACK HORSE "THE BARB." (From the Australasian.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
THE BROWN HORSE " RICHMOND" VERSUS THE BLACK HORSE "THE BARB." S-; (From the Australasian.) A question often asked, and probably often discussed, of late is whether "the brown horse" of 1876 (Richmond) lias proved the equal of the black horse of ten years ago— The Barb. It is by no means an easy mat ter to gauge the relative merits of horses be tween which so long a space of time inter venes. The career of one is fiiiishecLu-fcha& oFthe other is just in its prime. But, al though we cannot say whether the after 'deeds of Richmond shall rival those of the Demoi^ we can at least compare their doings Hso far, though Richmond has' yet to show us ;in the Legerat Sandwick whether, against - the pick of the Ifew South Wales horses— notably the Valetta colt, and Valentia—he ?~n maintain the supremacy he so hardly won In the A.J.C. Derby. "When The Barb won Bis A.J.C. Derby, his |great Tival was "Fishhook, who turned the pbables on him in the autumn in the Leger, "le race for which wa...
DEATH OF MR. G. ELPHINSTONE DALBYMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
> ©EA.TH OF MR. G. ELPHtNSTONE I -.The Torres Struts ^mailhas brought intelli gence of the death -of Mr. George Elphinsfcorie Dalrymple, an &lt;Ai cc»ioMHt:weIl.kaown iJjrough out Queensland, and ptiblicly identified with its history from thedaite of Separation until about two yeara since, when Illness induced him to .poithe «d country, in the hope of restoration tit> healSi«nd:»: speedy return. Mr. Dalrymple b^an hwcaxeerin this colony, we believe, as '■muugpit^",a-sheep Btatiqn on^DarlingDownB. -E^ijM^ ^ep ibs nortliwiiatdB, ra atrip, in com- 1 v Mny wifli Mr. James Ho6d and «iii.ei«. The Kennedy and & considerableertent of country ■were then explored and brought into public notice, and on the return of the party Mr. Dalrymple wassent back by the Government to -founpLa settlement at Port Denison, and on the 9th August, I860,'he was appointed Commis sioner ofCrown Xonds lor the Kennedy district. Heheld thisapppintment until 1863, when he went to England,: but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
PUBLIC NOTICtE. LE VOI & BARNARD, PB021 BRISBANE, BEG to inform the Public of Soma and tlie sur rounding Districts ■ that they have arnved in Stoma with & Large jwid Varied ASSORTMENT of JEWELLERY, FANCY GOODS' FANCY DRAPERY SUITABLE FOR THE COMING SEA SON, AND OTHER GOODS, too numerous to mention, which will "be on view and FOR SALE at Mrs. Hogau's Roval Mail Motel, for a short time only. Every article Brisbane Price. One Call' will suffice. The old Motto—" Small Profits and Quick Returns." Please Remu.vbek Address. '"SSJ. 122 NOTICE. FOBBES &~CUMII]\TaS, Phoiooeaphic Artists, (By particular request), keep their Gallery OPEN till the End of RACES 1 RACES !! RACES ! !! H ARNOLD ft M'GOLDRICK "AVE just "received & Choice ASSORTMENT of i . SADDLERY, comprising Race Saddles, Ladies' and Gent's Saddles, Bridles, Whips, Stirrups, Spurs, Malacca Crops, &c>, &c. THE FINEST ASSORTMENT EVER SHOWN IN THE DISTRICT. An Inspection is Invited. Sa...
AMERICAN MEAT IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
AMERICAN MEAT IN LONDON. The new method (observes Iron) of import ing fresh-killed meat from America appears to be fairly successful. It is known as the cold dry air process, and during tlie last six weeks the weight of meat thus sent" has I amounted to about. 300 tons. _33ie cattle in tended for shipment by this method are killed: a day or two before the vessel starts, great "care-J>eiag-^±ak®a"^fco extract all= the blood. The quarters are then sewn in canvas, and" swung in a compartment of the told, in-which the temperature is kept down to' 37° By means -of tanks of ice, a'constant motion and circula tion of the air,being .maintained %• means of a large fan worked by steam. Meat thus .kept in a dry cool atmosphere for. ten or twelve days has a more marketable appearance: at the end of that time than it had when killed ; and, as a matter of fact, the consign ments reached the market in splendid condi tion—cool, dry, firm, and freefrom the slight est taint. Last Saturday the carc...
THE QUEENSLAND NATIONAL BANK, LIMITED. (From the Courier.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
THE &lt;3UEEffSLAlH) JSTATIOFAI, BANK, . LIMITED. . (From the Courier.) ' At tile, special meeting of shareholders, neia on the 4th instant, there was a numerous attendance. "The chair was taken by the Hon. F. H. Hart, M.L.C., Chairman of the Board of Directors, who, on risingto move the resolutions for the considera tion ot 'which the meeting- was summoned, said JErOntlemen,—-We have invited you to meet'dfe'to cLay in order,-to -consider~'iroin6 matters of high nil portance. _ We desire to obtain from you an^erpres jsjon.of opinion which must guide us materially in shaping the future policy of this mstatntion. The V»anV is approaching, a point in its career when it will become imperative on. us to. determine whether it shall "halt in its progress, satisfied with the posi tion it bas'.attamea, or whether it slaall increase its resources so as to keep pace with the growth of the colony; ' In onr opinion there should be no liesita tionin deciding on the course that ought to be...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. ELECTR[?] TELEGRAPH. LONDON, Monday, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
LATEST IOTELLIGENCE. ■ «uaari*aeJEBU(OU». . Monday, April ?0. The Queen has presented Mr. Disraeli with her porti>it Beftipdiamraids. , In answer to aquestion by Mr. Anderson, fcbe member for -Glaagowj relative to the Queen's absence fttmr .England during ti» sitting of Parliament, $tr. Diaadi cited the Qaeas's viat to tfce Continent in 1872 as h, precedent, and stated that Her Majesty's visit to Germany at this time was of a strictly do mestic character, Humours are cuxrcnt'ofthe illness and en forced temporary retirement of the Empeitx offiossia, and thata regency Is probabls iindw Ale-sander, the licar apparent, ^ - ^
DALBY. [FROM OUR OWN CORESPONDENT.] April 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
DALBY. [from our own cobrbspondent. J i April 4» ! The past week has been a busy time at the ! Land Office, owing to the selectors paying up tlieir rents, the rush of payers culminating on the 31st instant, the day the rents became due, the C.P.S. having been kept going hard all that! day taking money -and' giving-receipts, which ] amounted, for the day, to neariy £2000, about ■ £lX^ of which came in. by post, the total payi ; 'ti-r- ■ - . i.Vio -mrynfh of Mnrrh that -date. forf rents then due (homesteads7 in- J eluded) amounting to £601CT ~los. 7d. All the selectors have paid up with the exception of two ; or three, and who will be pretty sure to pay before the three months of grace have expired, 1 though they will now have to pay an additional 25 per cent, penalty. Formerly, many of these ! payments were sent direct to the Treasury, but; as this created much confusion at the local office, ; all have this year been made here. The Primary School teacherj Mr. P. Walker, whom I inform...
BRISBANE. Thursday, April 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
BRISBANE. "• Thorsdav.AortlCS.• - Tha Minister for Mineshas received gram reporting-' the disipoveiy of poyablegold eleven miles east of MoIBgim,« niah, at^fcbe>_ Palmer. j':.7''■ ".-I- :■ Large numbers of passengers are arriving from the South* bound for Cooktown. Mr. Shaw, the member for the Logan,, (manager for Cobb and Co.) has resigned his seat in the Assembly. Heavy showers fellyesterday, and to-day there is every appearance of a continuance oif rain, ...
MITCHELL. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
t .. ! MITCHELL. Tfboh our own correspondent. 1 At the Police Court, on the 3rd Instant, be [ fore R. W. Stuart, Esq., J.P., George Mayhew was committed for trial for stealing a cheque of the value of £9 12a., the property of Thomas Perry. This offender has since been convicted and sentenced to eighteen months' hard labour in Brisbane GaoL Our school-house is finished, and the children are now being taught there. The Government dam is progressing as well as could be expected. The excavation is now on the sandy bottom, and it is to be hoped that Mr. Gore will take the necessary precaution to prevent a leakage through this sand. It is a well-known feet ~tbat Hitis aorfc-of&ottom never - retains water long without being puddled. . Bishop Hale preached on the evening of the 6th instant at the Court-house, and started for Forest Yale on the next morning. The Post-Office Hotel has changed hands. Mr. George Plunkett is the purchaser, and as he is a good sort of a fellow it is to be...
HODGSON SCHOOL. To the Editor of the Western Star. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
HODGSON SCHOOL. To the Editor of the Western Star. Sib,—Will you allow me a small space in your valuable paper to correct a letter, signed "Henry Jones, "in your issue of the 8th instant, in which he accuses all connected with school matters of having ungratefully treated him for all he had done. Nor, Sir, I for one am con nected with school matters, and am not aware that he was illfeeated in any way; theonly thing -that grieved-him was that we did' not go down and cany his lordship up the hill to lay oni'a site for the school. That I objected to on principle. He objected to your corres pondent's remark that, with the exception of one individual, school matters were going on swimmingly. ' Now, Sir, it is an old and true saying, where the cap fits they are sure to wear it; so 'it appears, as no one individual was named in your correspondent's letter. He says that he is not the man to punish the child for the father's sins. He puts down his name for £2 2s., and promised two pair of sa...
COOKTOWN. Saturday, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 15 April 1876
COOKTOWN. Saturday. Asril 8. Mr,. George Thorn, thePostmaster Gene ral, was entertained last night at a public banquet. - ^ The rivers are falling rapidly, And the road will soon be passable for heavy traffic. Packers to the new rush are asking j£15 percwt. No teams have yet loaded. The Florence Irving arcivedjesterdaywith 180 steerage passengers and several horses. Two draught horses realiaed ai auction £162. JUggen, bothmlbirt and mo—tad, are constantly arriving a* rvmU to the new rush. There is no -water in the dvstnclexcept on IKWif' a