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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

iperty of Mi ; ^^ stableB oa 33hiib i^tTsrooija sfSbea) for «u; iBA"igffipttpppfi^wpa8KB-' $$'' Me. Roberta ^ A poblio «»wflfrtg-willfce held at JUr. Bydaf| ■ holding I pivi^nprnl rurYVmisp^ 1 A mob last weekincharge; Mtotiand. Ainmdance . Bankin Eaq., from t _/from Liverpool ll^ fiSir'destinatioiL I icadM'fl^ tie I)iamai»tina twenty Ijemg^leffc^t Mnnnfc TSfutlon s^eep ate now returning and will be >at ; Abte Bridge tomorrow night' ".We< hearthey «re 10,000- in number; thevw^JgciQgtb J^ellMurne but bare '"ntoflw'?wwl« t-js nt&Huv.'iZ ; ^ waiterr. Jonathan rTnrner dfod^ in 4h& - act of sa-iV and death "a»ajB ft«»drito hAvfcSfcfeea-^aUBed^By &MS.S1JS ««v:.kflt. km t !««>'- I itjrni rojb.fltny ^orfMmlngs coat We li&ve on the #t stibizzLviim- ama VG£_i4,7oWf, aad ■a portion'rof* St^t-3etteTO ; - ^ine-|rf"/fchapolice w: !■■- . wj weMsw -swEt ■ ii-' v.-rnv-i?

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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SURAT. [FROM AN OCCASIONAL CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

: •' ; • : OTRA.T. ■ (from an occasional. ,coeeespont)ent. 1 - 1 Theprospects of this. part, pf tiie country being a triflle brighter -than they have been forthe past few.monthfe; has "tempted me?;to send you a few triflles in the way of news." ^: .Gi^ass being thfe.moKt important J tiling .both; to plrselv;es: andr travellers I. place: it. first. The lain lias tlone :tis isome ; little- gobdj but tne amount -fallen' "Is - cbn^denibly ..less'"thkn; you seem to have had, and more'of* it 'would do^b Hatoy ; but let;us^ soiaU i atLd;trasfrthe'cold j a ..4^bent1 j(engfih,' bullocks, horae^ and sheep-ar^ Jike j jthose^ :wi^,£^y«islipokp [ about the township being compel led ;,eveii | no# J fo "iSu tbHbwhl Joaks and myall to keepj their beasts alive. — j Things at. the- bridge .arenas; ihey were, or rather .have ibeen For the last tfionth .-^ar ;±wo-; oa,h-t.^et*tiMber'in';'save[.that the few'm^i noW 6mployeb 'are ljrealdtng^stSne£ready to throw in to the .river.^yhen jpiles m centre are ...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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ROMA POLICE COURT. Friday, June 2. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

?>SB0M2r POLICE COURT. ;;; '.n.iiWi W"w.i- i (Before.the.Poliee.Mskgistrate.) PS& ^pan^g^r^ru^^qjiepjg wjss finest JO|b: , or & hours an;ti]ta.cells. Y"^e same jd^fendaJt was chafed with disorderly conduct and sen tenced to one months': imprisonment. Monday, June "5. . .(Before tie,PoU.<» Ma^teat^) j, ;, > John' Firfier, ' ^pHcation Tor a licensed gate J :•:'"* '* niJ<'a!.5ciJMaol» (.••/fT ' (Before the Poliefe Magistrate.) Am Jmfimod .timber .li&mser ferjO^f months Tras grantedM-PjaiiifckJVlci>eftnott. t-dT A Blaughtering.license -was grantedito 9£d#ard ISatoiL. --*• ■ ■'"* -■■ - •**•<:< •"*•*' .1 ■ ••* - Wednesday-Junfe 7. '; .•» .•"«•. i-<,'<n»TTTJ8 SWHTJlMi.i-g fiiiattSiv-l-*:'* tTipoiQ^CtO&mMO.' wsia cb^^S^^i'l^aliBlg cstttle ^epiriinerty ojTMary, Nenlle^ . aoner;:,^«Eqes|^d wi*jto6y>»asetjtiie' progeny, qfiiua. ? njofcheris^catfclfi, .andwthatrhe claimed tliem^Msjroper...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

'#iltes W*Mcpiom ^ ■ ■■■*£&;*US--'■?.-■' . **7~ -**/ \ " ' ■ . -^.,s I yJIJWE 10. Nblisl -10 BREEDERS, CAPITA T .TRTS, SClajlTEBS,AND THE PUBLIC GENE PUBLIC! AND IMPORTANT SALE. e3Qr7~8*-MyBPfl$^ita6' befen fSTOdJe3TwiSriii fT~, stractionafrom Jakes Roixjebs, Esq., of Nev Swft Wde^fiow.at tijbttmia-' -d» Sell, at his ■ the 10th Jtuie next. . , ? On liwaa^day, : 80 Head of Magnificent COLTS=and I3LLISS, the 245 Progeny of ,th6 above, <firela'i to 4 years old. TEK A^Beasoa^eTri^^v^iu : j el -ft,-.:"VSaiii^i'QlMtaiu.;,t"- 3524S, - *"' ''-A-?-/;- Siss:»t-it9»"'-i:^s i .•x-- i raxooDjg&r f%bmarySrdf'i87S. * +~7 C&*d»y# from Jite Eiyer—?*bogt <8TaaLty Pedigree, Dnrfaabi; t«ren^y-five ,veay firon HtoRfePfW * the No. 3 in caif to twte; KnlH ^TWa Jsti,14 rii«i»i«i)M<^'^»i^wilhaiir'M t Efcud hem.. These of H. O. ^ vjHntc&iadi^Jwei' itfill' travpl f4Djtoffii|irdfilambo.' ..- . ^ • s*-" '■-'*" "-■'= ... __a^lipins %31'lw at 5 Rom&...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

:«n>51xBd Deposits, and issues 3- «lrafte t>n tile Bank Branches and Agencies in v' -*>m A»»«*rai;«.n jOrtlniuna and United Kingdom, H. C. OLBEVB, .. . Manager, j Rt»^ : | MSS- queensland lilMTEED. capital, £500,000; (ffxre Powbe to Increase to OitkMihjon). ISoBsaBiBBs {fcpsus, - £500,000. Piln up Camtai., £250,WX>. . HEAD OFFICE: BRISBANE. Charters To Maryborough Miflchestfflr Rockharapton JEfconia . Stanthorpa Todwoomba Townsville. Maytown AGENTS in London, New South.' Wales, "Victoria, Sontli Austa-alia, Western Ausfcra % Jim -New Zealand; . Tasmaniaj New York, •. San Francisco, India, and the East. THEROMJlBRANCH ^^^ ihe plwye Baakgraiits Drafts, negociates •^^"'"and* collects BOls of Exchange, on any of the above-named1 Branches and -Agents, and transacts fevi^deBdiption of Banking BuBiness. Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits for Three, Six, and Twelve Months, at current rates. A. REED, 2 Manager. ] TAMB O. THE QUEENSLAND NATIONAJj BANK r^ ^vIiMITED. ■j| BR ANCHof t...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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LATEST INT PRA ELEOTRIO TELEGRAM DALBY, Wednesday, June, 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

8n^ausjBi< Sportsman 2,Sfcu&jjy: 3. Town; ew^T i»4»£} * e.—Spanker-Beaka^ "" " "" viyvfeSs*es-'2yj.V; Craven Piiiax.—Lecturer 1, ^ "t& ..^B^MD^OASsrtS- visrfej'Ss^^r-;■'. J^-^lflajawBiy i;?Sui»5se 2, ffnafanga-R k-§s jfiz ■'££%&&'-i' fiiuHDJEusSiciK Hkhbbbs* Cup.—I^pturer lr/£ady Leeit ^fldto^&nDicAK^QecfoM _JJepBi; Overeud enioiai&ed ^iw n«yu«fl 'Btl

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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The Western Star. ROMA, SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 10 June 1876

M\t Mesimr §fcrr. i B01EA, SATtDUJAY, JUKE JLG, 18J5, ,v !•■-.! jlj." J Tab turning of die firstsodof the'* Roma ; Hallway has become an ^accomplished fact, and at the ride of again provoking the crili cisia of oar pugnapiqna - whtmipoEary^ <lie Hockhampton Bulletin, we must express a hope that the work will n(^^ bfe jpu^iet^pg.t vigorously and without delay. Kotwjthstand iog tie "extreme doubt" which ajppjaars to be^ haqntang the editor of that jonnM as to'-the necessity of the Roma ■ all—^al tnind is ' quite ^earvwitfe vZEg^^i lie 'imperative necessity of at once .com mencing and completing other,. public works (the Northern. Railway for instance we snp pose; -p-yefc^we believe that when once'a work isddfermiii&dTipon,'if it is at all expected to be reproductive, the sooner it is carried through the beffifr.. the economy lies in allowing-! an undertaking to drag its wearisome length /] over a space of five years, yhen.it [aire a; very, extensive, amoun^ jo^ fta&...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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MITCHELL. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

MITCHELL. , t{4X0M ODBs OWN jCOBB.ESPONDENT,] '! j Mitchell has taeen yisited. within the past; week by some of the " Burenda Rowdys*' who appeared to be of'the opinion that law and order was ignored herd in the same way as at .that notorious township: But,, thanks to oiir Police officers, their little game has been, nipped in the bud. *' •••• During the scene which occurred on the night of the 8th instant, some of our would befashion able ladies mighi be seen in the midst of , the cluster of men who usually assemble on such occasions to satisfy • morbid Jcuriqsty, piping at what a sensitive woman would turn her. -back upon, and gave; vent to disappointment when informed by the'officers of justice, that .domestic cares required their presence at home. The bank of .our, dam i& being extended as suggested on a former occasion, much to the satisfaction of all who take an interest in the' future of ^the town, and it Is hoped Mr. Stringfellow will take into, his favourable con si...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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TAROOM. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

TAROOM. [from oub own cobbespondent.] In the first tranquil moment after a week of dissipation and excitement, I embrace the oppor tunity of writing-. Taroom has been running wild in revelry, and I dare affirm that Rouia cannot compare to the amusements and intense excitement of the last meeting. However, .all fhings once more have become tranquil, and all have departed to their homes, satisfied, though perhaps with soreheads, and not a few with sore pockets,—for there are rumours of the Romans having taken on their way rejoicing a small harvest of Dawson "made payable's". We have had no less than four days racing, and ware ■ it not for the contretemps occuring on the last day, when our club were obliged to take into consideration a case which reflected anything but credit on certain parties, and which resulted in a resolution from th.e last named body, tf re gretting that the strict letter of the rules under which they run prohibits them from taking action in the matter, Sac.," but...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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ROMA POLICE COURT. Thursday, June 8. (Before the Police Magistrate.) CATTLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

ROMA POLICE COURT. Thursday, Jn.ne 8. ; {Before the Police Magistrate.) CATTLE STBALfSG. Timothy O'Conuell vvaa,bjx>nglit up on remand from tlie 7th instant. • Catherine Page deposed : I ain the wife of John P-age ; I gave, evidence in tjiis case yester day ; Iproduce a document made by. Timothy <J'Connell andwitnessed by John Dwyer ; the cattle mentioned In the document were never'; iri: tha possession of Timothy O'Connell ; lie asked ..my father to make a will previous to his writing this document making all the--property over io liiin ; my father refused to sign it ; after r this he wrote the document produced aiid marked exhibit B ; I will not swear I did not auk my father to sign the will; he refused to :sign; I have kept all papers since I came to the country1; previous to this paper of 1875 all the cattle .belonged to my father Except Avliat he sold and willed away ; I do not claim the cattle on account of thatpaper signed byT. O'Connell; , I swear there is no p...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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TURNING THE FIRST SOD OF THE WEST ERN RAILWAY EXTENSION TO DALBY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

TURNING The moriungot /Tuesday, the 6fch of^Jftme, upon •y-iicli AayjtW^aewmottjryfef^fcinuii^j^Mroit wl ^ the We&tem take. - place, - broke ■ dull - Wi off a .til &\»oa£io was inbeudfid to lie In coarse of £oimaktioi^ :*TOea it^ came tlowniafton^tsffdrl abbot jk jap. b"tuv redttcitfg'fevery thoroogh&dtf into a state of liquid. slush, and tkreat|Hiiiig the entire collapse .of - the proposed proceafeicm and ceremony. * Bat as the sVy deaiocj,^rfterjthia downpour, and the Governor was ActuaUyin Jthe town fcjr. tW e^r^ jraroose^iq^ performing the ceremony toa sj^eryDne J *" * " * " ' " * *" ' and' have4»e«iJijid,i3it 5weat3ierS>leii-Bufey lihere .was a pood-attendance as JUwat lull-past ten M« Exeeilenc? drove from to tbe Court Hottse, escrttted^jrj^fo^^tp^^ted police, v, here he'*^-rec^^4r^ttevfroowtK»tnba,Codecs, | fc^ta hxri^ wit »^p National Anthem, where lie ht^^3eree, St 's^chSatoS'nt fifty gentlemen •were presented. At "this time these were only a i&am...

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EXHALATIONS FROM MY PIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

EXHALATIONS FROM MY £IPE. . , By Pan. Parliament has beeii: duefora j-aad: we are pleaa \l to lioiur tlutt fresli arrangements were btliug luadii to keep up a stream of emigra tion ,to iue colonynot. that,'we have any idea jwhat the emigrants axe requiredf°ri butbe cause we believ^ , the'. Gorfiromeiit would hot' introduce them unless* they wete t4qdired.; We have been oat in 'the district Lately, >aiid "from :tM \iruuiber ;<>f men we met daily " humping their drums," we are of opinion that we dp not' want any mcrease to our laboring population just at present, as the .supply appears to very greatly, exceed the demand. When , the .District Inspector visited our primary school the other day, the absolute'neces-; sity of enl>u?gLhg -iiie school building was pointed out to him—aud we'trust he "will lay'-'the matter before the Board of Education—and as a p:iter faimlias we ivould suggest that he. will also ad rise the abolition from the system of education ' of the -...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Western Star. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Western Star. Sib,—You would do an act of justice by inserting the following letter in your valuable paper I am a publican residing at Blythdale at which place there were two public houses, and which of the two was the fittest hqufe I leave, "to. the public to judge for themselves. 2ffow,VjM£: E&itdr, what I complain of is this T'made; application for a renewal ofmy license, and paid the amount required, when, instead, of niy -'renewal (and. being the oldest . publican of 'right I expected it) when, Judge of my astonish ment the Police Magistrate addressed me as if I was ihe greatest scoundrel on earth, and accused me of keeping a disreputable house for disreput able purposes,; and dosing my customers for the purpose of robbing them. - Now, Mr. Editor, if .true I say more shame to the authorities to hjeive allowed me a license for Over three years. I have been a resident of Roma for the last ten years, and hare never .been charge...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

THE "WESTERN STAB" KEWSPAPER, AXD GESyERAL PRINTING OFFICE. flTHE 'above has been iBEMOVED to the Hew JL Premises, next to Mr. Ryder's. Queen's Arms HoteL KOTIGE. AS the expense attending the building of suit able premises has been considerable, it is earnestly requested that all outstanding debts owihglothe■mwiersignedbe naidat once. t&~ The subscription ±o tfle paper jspayable in advance- ' The second year's subscription -was due on the 1st of April last, and country residents wfllconfer a favour by promptly forwarding their cheques. F. KXDKER, Proprietor. Western Star Office, _. . Soma, June 16. KOHCE TO SQUATTERS, DROVERS. AND OTHERS. fTTHE Proprietor of this journal will feel obliged JL-.;if :.gentlemen in charge of travelling stock passing through the Maranoa disto^-wonld Jbpm nmnicate to liim their destination, &c.t so -Chat he will be able to give the public a correct account of all stock travelling through the district. F. KIDXER, . Proprietor.

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MELBOURNE. Wednesday, June 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

MELBf>XTENE; l-V-7 '^4 j Wednesday, Jime<14~ ,, The charge agamstMessrs. S,bey«ttson. aad^ Sons "for defrauding the revenue liasbeeadis missed with JE150 costs. " The sheep epidemic in the Western districts is caosing some airxieiy, bat the Insjiector of Stock rejKJtts that the death rate isnofc lacger than from ordinarily. produced flakes Messrs. Power, Rutherford, and Go., report that 1200 cattle were iBcid at last week's quotations. 14,500 sheep were peained ; the advance of last week was folly sustained.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

% 331532; TAB LK OF MMLS FOR THE t" WSfel3BBJ<!rUlSTOICT^ **--^":* ."' •' " '' DEPAKT&SES.' V.?.:.*] For- Bfcisbanfe^ ■ ^s«n^ ^<ww©amb^/Warwick, Daiby/ aud. Comlahm&^gyery ij€aiday,Wed neaday,_ahd<&tnKia.y.> at 9 a.in.- • " •For MttcheU,. Charleville, Bnrenda,' "Tambo, aud fT~ .:- .'Silla-^every Wednesday and Satarday, at 6 a. .' ' * For iiuiiai jdSt.<»eorge—every Friday, at 6 a.m. : For Taix».n land "Springsnre—every Friday, at 6 a.ra., *: •. ; .. •; • The^t; mailsclose at9a.m. on the previous even ing, exiting the tsasfcem maQs,; which close half an-hoor before departnra.: . ' ; ' - ABIOVALS. - From Brisbane, ijpewich, Toowoomba, Warwick, nalhfi jma iWammA - every Sunday, Tues day,. &ndT3iursday,at 3 jP-nv " I^mMfebflUCharievill^ "Barmda,rTimil)oa-and ^CsmiiaMiallaf -every .Tuesday sptd -Friday, At 6 p.m..: -V-;.. ; • From Snrat and 'St.: -George—evejy Snnday, at - 5p.m. ■ From Tsu-ioom aid Sprin^mre—we...

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INVERELL Thursday, June 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

J .; ? r Thursday; June 15. ] Tlie latges£ and most influential meeting ever held in the district took place last night. j ^Resolutions were- nnarrimoasly passed j favour of the construction of the main North--; em trunk line to theQueensland feoandaiyil the folly of extending such Mne aloj coast range via Armidale was also s&fpph. j as that- country is veiy sterile, and the .engi neering difficulties are great . ,, |7, J

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THE PROHIBITION OF STOCK IMPORTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

THE PROHIBITION OF STOCK IMPORTATION. ' • Oil this subject Edes Australia" lias the following.. seadble^^ren^ Sydmey^, MaUt— ^ ; v I am surprised to findthatthe prohibi tion of imported stock from countries where such fearful scourges as /foot-and-mouth disease, &c., exist^hasnot any; supporters from our legion of stock-breedera. To sup pose quarantine will keep away the disease ■Is such a. weak supposiiaon that I cannot imagine any one really having f&th in it. Has itdone so in aaypajtttf#ieworid^i^^;, it has been tried? It may ;be -said to. iiave ' kept out scab from New South; Wales, but>'-' it must be remembeniiH ^tliat those im^ioitenj, " of sheep have been too carefal-of theiio©l"iU : interest to send any diseased .sheep. . A nd besides scab is .such a'"manageable diseaseifc •: ©:■ can easily be kept down imdcured even: m quarantine. .Not^.oqlyf^i«ilji^;^'v^mpoi^a^:"" tion be stopped^ but Jail. ;ships having unhealthy cows on board should be compelled to kil...

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The Western Star. ROMA, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

%\}i WLt&txvL BOMA, SATURDAY, JDDfE 17, 1876. ; - Whether it is the weather -which, as Sir HoBSarr*; MiiCKaszCE said, confused every thing or nof,"we' cannot well :say> -but most certainly the political atmosphere is now one of -nnmit igk£4d confusion.: * There .is no aide of the Aasembly; at. acwtd-jrjth iiselF—no one "who is satisfied -with the'state of parties —and. no one but the retiring Ministers whom the present condition exactly suits. They may be content. Mr. Hemmant has dignified himself, "and " goes home to- do his - own business, and. enjoy- what that dignity may bring to him. - Mr.' Mac a lister resigns his seat for Ipswich ;Mr. Thorn will be elected; azuL tie<^Ki^mine will Jbe so ikrplayed Outs.' " '' 1 '■■■:-■ ■ But the prospect for the new Ministry is not a pleasant one. What are "its chances of* ■ standing? Not many. There are bfcher " Liberals " who think themselves quite jas entitled to a place as Mr. Stewart- , Mr. Feasee for instance, a muc...

Publication Title: Western Star And Roma Advertiser
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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Star and Roma Advertiser — 17 June 1876

rf;OCAL AID GENERAL NEWS! If jfc Is-perhaps only- iflwse. ooimeqjiiedj with the IbxssJfrho know what a wearying life is that of Telegraph Operator, whcai -.s^tjoned at a town Jin which a very large iamonyt j>f telegraphic iofiingfis is transacted, and which is also a re peating station. ■ We believe there is at present more telegrams sent from Roma than from any : ; other: intand town in-the colony.,- Mx. Dicktajs, , the pbhfgng qperator inchaige here, is fte qa^dOjIstt^ork till: midnight, arid we are iiofc . surprised to learn thathis health is giving way under ^uch fiose^iMnfeetoentj.^Tfliidi -often ex tends to 14 and 16 hours .out of tiie ,24i -lie telegraphic department, although the; hardest worked, is the wojnst paid branch of the Civil Serviee, and^thje_p«l^c|we^ are sure would not complain if the forthcoming estimates .provided for an increase to ike miserable pifctancfe (con sidering the work ,that■ has, to, l>e done for it}! received by-Mr. Dickens and others situate...

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