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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

ENGLISH AND FOREIGN ITEMS, A UNITED STATES clergyman hu left £40,000 for the education of all negro minis ten. AK offioial occupying a position of trust in Messrs. Rothschilds' bank at Frankfort-on Maine has absconded, after embezzling a little under £50,000. Br the death of Mrs. Sharp, of Row, Dum bartonshire, London, on Saturday, the Vic toria Infirmary, at Glasgow, suooeeds to the whole estate of her first husband, Mr. Couper, papermaker. of Cathcart, Glasgow. The amount is bettered to be from £80,000 to £40,000. Ms. THOMAS IBONSIDHS, of Eibblesworth, Durham, has juBt attained the age of 101 years. He is a Durham farmer, and «till hale and hearty. He takes a keen interest in everything, and oan look after and dicuas matters relating to the daily round of the farm as the employees find out, with sur prising sharpness and gusto. A YOUNG man has died in Guy's Hospital, London, from injuries received three and half years ago. He was then employed at the new Tower Bridge, and fell off...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

BY advertisement in another column it will he seen that Mr. Knott's horse "The Jewel " is to stand this season near Longreach. If anyone will take the trouble to analyse this horse'spedigree, he will see how like Tren ton's The Jewel is on the dam's side, and descending from the mighty Io, from where we get so many good horses, he must be a success. His half-brother "The Gem" is already making a name for himself. T. Payten lately won a good race with a filly by "The Gem " called "Widden," and one of his yearlings realised 105 guineas at last sales. " Huixo ! Bill ; where are you going to put np at Blackall?" "Why, Dash's, of course. He is one of us and keeps tile best table." 3-6 Notice. IT is requested that all claims against thc undersigned may be presented for immé diate settlement. Signed A. CROMBIE, A. Crombie & Co. Strathdarr, 1st July, 1892. C-7 Notice. TRESPASSERS on Hobartville Run will be Prosecuted. H. W. FORRESTER, cq Manager. Re-Advertised. IMPOUNDED from Uanda ...

Great Truths. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

Great Truths. GREAT troths are very simple troths when finally they are comprehended ; bat it takes a long while to prepare any mind to compre hend a great troth. For years one may grope in darkness concerning some phase of DÍB spiritual life, or some perplexities of a sacred friendship, or some seemiug contradictions in his innermost personal character ; when sud denly a light will break in upon the mind, or npon the heart, which instantly makes clear that which before seemed hopelessly dark. A great truth is then perceived in its bearings upon, and so in its explanations of, all that was bewildering and disheartening to one who was in ignorance of that troth. What a new sense of life and hope comes with such a new recognition of a comforting or an en lightening great truth. In the joy of an experience like this, one can wait and trust in other perplexities which may yet be similarly resolved and dissipated. Thus it is that on the introduction of Clements Tonic everyone was sceptic...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

B. Central Racing Club. Auction Sale of Privileges. THF. Grazing Bight to the Barcaldine Racecourse Paddock for the ensuing 12 months, commencing July 21st next, will be sold hy public auction, at the Secretary's Office, on WEDNESDAY, the 20th instant, at 3 p.m., hy W. C. MARSHALL & CO., Auctioneers. Also, at same time and place, the right to Publicans' Booths and Fruit Stall at ensuing Annual Meeting. CHAS. DOWNES, 5-6 Secretary. JOHN D. HUGHES, Registered Bookmaker, BLACKALL, HAS thc following Double Event Books open: Barcaldine CR. Club and Railway Handicaps, £100 to £6 to £3. Barcaldine CR. Club and Flying Handicaps, £100 to £6 to £8. Rockhampton and Port Curtis Handicaps, £25 to £2. Victoria Derby & Melbourne Cup, £200 to £4 to £2. Caulfield and melbourne Cups, £100 to 10s., or, THREE picks for a sovereign. Melbourne Cup straight out, Sydney market odds. J.D.H. will be at Blackall from 16th to 23rd inst. ; at barcaldine from 24th inst, to 6th of August. 5-6 Tele...

The Jackson-Slavin Fight. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

The Jackson-SIavin Fight. TUE National Sporting Club on 30th May was crowded to witness the meeting of Peter Jackson and Frank P. Slavin, for n purse nf £2000. Jackson prepared for the event at Brighton, under Jem Young, and be came up to the mark in first-rate condition, scaling 14st. Slavin prepared himself in company with his brother and thc Australian, Tom Burrows, at Doverconrt. He weighed 13st 31b. in the ring. The men appeared in thc ring atll'10. Jackson knocked flavin out in ten rounds. In the last one Slavin came up very game, bat not so strong as bc looked. After a few exchanges, Jackson landed a swinging right-hander on the throat, which 6ent the white man to the ropes, and befóte be could recover the black man was on him with both bands. Slavin was dazed from the effects of this, and, coming up hand over hand, the darkie fought his man all round the ring, and finally knocked Slavin ont after two minutes of the round bad expired, Jack son being proclaimed the winner amid...

VICTORIA. MEBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

VICTORIA. MjoBouawB, Monday. Elliott, the well-known bicyclist, died on Saturday after a short attack of typhoid fever at the age of 28 years. He was probably the most successful Victorian moycUst, and took part in all tiie prominent ' races during the past few years. He secured several cham pionships, and gained the world's record for half-a-mile at Adelaide in 1889. The last will of Deeming bas been recog nised by the Government as valid and effective, and is now being adniinistored. Deeming bequeathed various articles to the governor of Ute gaol and to the warders who attended him, and to his brother. He also leaves to Ur. Shegog, governor ot the gaol, a block of land in the town of Lismore, New South Wales, the deeds of which are lodged with the A. J.S. Bank, Sydney. A similar lot is left to Mr. Marshall Lyle. There is also a reference to some gold buried in Africa, which, with his biography and letters, is left to Mr. Lyle, who is also bequeathed any right, title or interest to...

NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY. Saturday. The affairs of the Australian Banking Clo. Ltd. are reported to he terribly involved. An investigation shows a deficiency of between £20,000 and £30,000. Mr. Francis Abigail, ex-M.L.A., chairman of directors, has been arrested upon a charge of defrauding tho bank. Other important arrests are hourly expected. Matters at Broken Hill remain unchanged. Sunday. Francis Abigail, M.L.A., formerly Minister for Mines, was brought up at the Folioe Court yesterday on three charges of making false entries, with omitting to enter certain particulars regarding overdraft, and with concurring in making a false statement in connection with the affairs of the Australian Banking Company, of which he was Chair man of Directors. Mr. Geo. Abigail de fended the accused. He was remanded till Friday. Bail was allowed, himself in £1600, and two sureties of £750 each, or one of £1500. The court was then cleared, and accused's counsel made a demand for the papers found upon A...

Another Wonderful Clock. A Railway Terminus. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

Another Wonderful Clock. -? A Railway Terminus. A CUEIOÜS clock, destined for the World's Fair at Chicago, has been made by a clock maker at Warsaw named Goldfaden, who has worked at it six years. The clock (says the Daily Newt), represents a railway station, witb waiting rooms for the traveller, tele graph and ticket offices, a very pretty well lighted platform, and a flower garden, in the centre of which ÍB a sparkling fountain of clear water. Post the railway station run the lines. There are also signal boxes, signals, lights and reservoirs-in fact, everything that belongs to a railway station to the smallest detail. In the cupola of the central tower is a clock which shows the time of the place, two clocks in the side cupolas show the time at New York and Pekin; and on the two outermost towers are a calendar and a bar ometer. Every quarter of an hour the station begins to show signs of life. First of all the telegraph official begins to work. He des patches a telegram stating th...

The General Elections. BY CABLE, FROM OUR OWN COREESPONDENT. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

The General Elections. BT GABLE, FEOM O ÜB OWN COREESPONDENT. LONDON, Thursday. IT is reported that the ParnelHtes will support Lord Salisbury unless Mr. Gladstone intro duces Mr. Parnell's Home Bule scheme unaltered. The latest returns are as follows : Conservatives .. ,. 235 Unionists .. 40 Gladstonians .. ,. 214 ParnelHtes .. .. 7 Irish Nationalists.. .. 42 Total number elected .. 638 No. of members to be elected.. 132 Total number of members .. 670 Majority against Home Bule, 12. The Times estimates that the Liberals will bíVfcírom 20 to 30 of a majority. ' " - - . " " Saturday. It is expected that Ml. G laui^newill Ittavrr ? a majority of 60 in the New Parliament. The returns now show : Conservatives ... .. 260 Unionists ... .. 60 Gladstonians .. ... 268 Parnellites .. .. S Nationalists .. ..66 662 Majority for Home Bule, 32. Sir John Pender has been elected for Wick ; Mr. Michael Davitt for North Meath ; Mr. Justin M'Carthy for North Longford ; Mr. M*Arthur has been elected fo...

PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS BALL. THE ball held in the Longreach hall on Wednesday evening last in aid of the Long reach State School was well attended by juveniles and adults, dancing being kept up until about 4 a.m. Messrs. Summister (piano) and Young (clarionette) provided tlie music, which was exceptionally good. During the early part of the evening the hall was occupied by tiic juveniles, and a right merry time they had. Many of them were in fancy dress, amongst which tlie following costumes were noticeable :-Miss E. Nolan, Queen of the Meadows ; Miss Forbes, Cupid ; Miss M. Can ning, Fairy Queen; Miss M. Davies, Flower Girl; Miss E. Davies, My Sweetheart; Miss M Boyle, Red Riding Hood ; Miss E. Boyle, Peasant Girl ; Miss Lily Hall, Normandy Pea sant Girl ; Miss Sissy Hall, Butterfly ; Miss Kate Conway, Peasant Girl; Miss Minnie Brown, Little Bo-Peep ; Miss Nellie Gray, Cherry Ripe ; Miss A. Cain, Flower Girl ; Misses Lockhardt, Nineteenth Century. Mas ters F. Gill, Man-o'-Wareuian ;...

CONCERT AT LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

CONCERT AT LONGREACH. THE entertainment given on Monday eve ning last in aid of the Longreach State School, by Mr. Chris. Jolmston, Miss Minnie Hope, Miss Travers and Mr. Clifford, assisted by local amateurs, was a great success, and we understand the fund will be supplemented by about £15 thereby. The performance com menced with a one-act comedy from the French entitled " Fifteen Years of Labor Lost." Tlie characters represented were-Eliza, Miss Minnie Hope ; Lubin, Miss Travers ; Gertrude, Mr. Lowther ; Arsaline, Mr. Clifford ; Phil lippe, Mr. Chris. Johnston,-all of whom per formed the parts allotted to them in a mas terly style. A song, "Forget me not," by Miss Hope, received a well-merited encore. The second portion consisted of a musical olio, the first number of which was "Thc Gauntlet," sang by Mr. Chris, Johnston, who was in splendid voice. Mr. Palmer rendered " Mar guerite" in his usual style, and as an encore gave "When other lips and other hearts." Miss Affoo sang " Mona...

Longreach Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

Longreach Police Court. ON Wednesday last, before Messrs. E. Mar wedel and S. Sharwood, J.'sP., hawker's licenses were granted to John Allen and Henry Jones. Police v. Ah Lung, supplying opium to an aboriginal. Defendant could not speak Eng lish, and Ali Dam was sworn in as interpreter. Defendant, through the interpreter, pleaded not guilty. Constable Daly deposed : I know the prisoner ; on thc 7th July I saw a blackboy named Willie go to a Chinaman's house at the lower end of Eagle-street, Longreach, about 7 p.m., and saw thc defendant supply him with opium in a box (produced) ; I gave Dr. Hewer some of the opium, and brouäit the defendant to the lockup to be sure that I would know him again. The defendant declined to cross-examine this witness. Dr. Hewer deposed : I know Constable Daly ; he handed me the box produced containing a substance which I found, on analysing, to be opium. Constable Daly, re-called, stated : I saw ex hibit " A" given by thc defendant to the black boy ; I t...

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

DISTRICT LAW COURTS, j Barcaldine Police Court. LARCENY, DUBING; the week Frederick Charles Barr, otherwise called Saddler, was charged with the larceny of £7, the property of a carter named Johnston. The evidence showed that Johnston was staying at Emerson's hotel, and handed to the landlord a cheque for £12 8s. Sd. to take care of. The accused came to the hotel. He had no money. He was drinking with Johnston, who applied to Emerson for his money. Emerson deducted amount of account owing to him, and handed the balance, £10 and some shillings, to prosecutor. John ston handed the money to accused to take care of. Accused called for drinks, and afterwards obtained a bottle of whisky and another of brandy. The son of prosecutor was at Emer son's, and he was sent into Barcaldine with money for Mrs. Johnston. ' Accused afterwards came in to Barcaldine and handed Mrs. John ston £2 ; the remainder, he said, had been spent by her husband in drinks. Sergeant Malone overheard a conversation b...

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. TOWNSVILLE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. -? PROM OUB SPECIAL O0EBBSFOMDBNT6. QUEENSLAND. TOWNBVXLLB, Thursday. The Boss River Meat Works at Townsville resumed fall operations on Tuesday, since Then between 80 and 90 bullocks have been pnt through each day. The machinery is working well, and everything is going on in a satisfactory manner. The Torrens Creek Works are putting through 60 beastB daily without a hitch, and the Alligator works have pnt through 6000 bollocks during the* last three months. TBTTBSDAY ISLAND, Sunday. The British-India Steamer Dorunda for London was leaving Thursday Island yester day, and drawing 22 feet, when she grounded on Bancoora reef. She was floated several honra afterwards with the rising tide. No damage was done, and tho Bteamer proceeded to London. \ lin connection with 4Jie groundii njafl steamer Dorunda offraojpday Island, lt has transpired that after she floated and resumed her voyage she was fonnd making water badly in tho stoke hole. An examina tion revealed...

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Wednesday. SAD CATASTROPHE IN SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'B AGENCY.] LONDON, Wednesday. SAD CATASTROPHE IN SWITZERLAND. I With reference to the catastrophe at St. Gervaise, in Switzerland, a portion of the Bonnay glacier fell, damming tide mountain torrents and destroying the Tillage. The waters finally burst the dam, and a wall of water swept over the valley, destroying a second village, and also the town of St. Gervaise, which at the time was full of tourists. It is feared that 200 deaths have been caused hy the catastrophe. THE MINERS' STRIKE AT IDAHO. The Union miners at Idaho, United States, stormed the mine, and sent a car loaded with giant powder down a sharp decline against a wall, causing an explosion that destroyed the mine. The free laborers yielded to the unionists1 attack. The Federal troops have been sent to the scene of the disturbance. Thursday. The latest news from Idaho respecting the strike there states that the miners, having procured arms, have seized 100 non-unionists, and th...

THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE. THE last Government Gazette contains a list of 52 names of gentlemen who have been added to the list of the " great unpaid." The following are residents of the Central-Western districts:-R. A. Brown. Davenport Downs, Diamantina River, Gregory District; R. Don- aldson, Alpha ; F. Donner, Augustus Downs, Leichhardt River ; C. J. James, Barcaldine ; R. K. Milson, Springvale, Winton ; R. C. Ramsay, Oondooroo, Winton; W. H. Watson, Curra- willa, via Canterbury.

MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY AT BOWEN DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 19 July 1892

MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY AT BOWEN DOWNS. OUR correspondent;, writing from Bowen Downs 9th July, says :-Dr. Egan, Govern- ment medical officer at Muttaburra, and Sergt. Green of same place, arrived at Bowen Downs on July 8. The doctor held a post-mortem examination on the body of Annie Oliver, aged 10 years and 11 months, who died at Bowen Downs on the night of the 6th instant. The next day an inquiry was held before Mr. S. P. Fraser, J.P., conducted by Sergt. Green. The father of the child gave evidence, and the doctor showed that death resulted from peri- tonitis, the disease being of long standing.

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 26 July 1892

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. KKOM OCR SPECIAL COUBKSPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, Thursday. Mr. B. A. Banking, Police Magistrate of South Brisbane, was this morning presented with an address and purse of sovereigns from a number of Bockhampton residents, as a mark of the appreciation of his services rendered to the colony by him during the late shearers' strike. The Mayor presided, and among the 40 gentlemen present were Messrs. William Pattison, Rees B. Jones, A. J. Callan, Paul, W. Murray, Stephens, and Luya, members of the Assembly, and other representative gentlemen. Several toasts were drunk, and suitable speeches made. The Hon. W. O. Hodgkinson, Minister of Mines, has issued a manifesto to the electors of Burke, through the medium of the Mayor of Croydon, aslang for their verdict on the Land Grant Railway question. He intimated that recently, when in the southern colonies, he placed the plans and specifications and particulars relating to the country between Georgetown and Cr...

ANOTHER KNIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 26 July 1892

I ANOTHER KNIGUT. It is probable that Mr. Edward Barton, acting Premier of New South Wales, will be knighted. DB. EOCE AND THE CHOLBRA. Dr. Koch, of Berlin, intends to visit Russia to investigate the cholera microbe. i BOWING CHALLENGE. Gauduur and Hosmer hare challenged Hanlan and O'Connor to row a double scul liug watch in August.

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Wednesday. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 26 July 1892

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. TPER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Wednesday. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS. The elections are now virtually completed. The returns are: Gladstonian Liberals .. .. 274 Nationalists 81 Conservatives 268 Liberal Unionists 46 The supporters of Home Rule number 355, and its opponents 314, giving Mr. Gladstone a majority in this issue of 41 rotes. Only nine Parnellites were returned. THE GLADSTONIAN MINISTRY. The Daily Telegraph says that Mr. Glad stone's Ministry will probably include the Bight Hon. Jolin Morley, Chief Secretary for Ireland; Lord Carrington, Viceroy of Ireland ; the Earl of Kimberley. Secretary of State for India.; Sir W. V. Harcourt, Secretary of State for the Home Department; Sir Charles Russell, Q.C., Attorney-General for England; and Mr. H. Labouchere, Postmaster-General. THE IDAHO STRIKE. The latest information respecting the miners' strike at Idaho, U.S.A., states that 1500 miners, who had fled to the mountains, have sent a challenge to the troo...

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