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Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Commercial. Ti. B>. Beck Aim Co. report under date 28th May:-Notwithstanding the troubled state of things west we are advised that loissrole and Bindebango have been sold. We have undergoing inspection a depot on the Warregoybeingaleaee under the Crown Lands Act or 1884£and should be enabled to report business very shortly. Fat ca ttle remain at about £3 10s to £3 15s; cows £1 Is less. ~ Latest reports from Sydney state markets fully supplied. Best yards of bullocks, £6 lis; best beef worth about 14s per lOOlbs. Last month we perused the following re turns from cattle dealt with at the Iforfch Queensland Meat 3£sport Company (Alligator Creek, TownsviUe). viz:-110 cows, 660bul locks, average £2 12s 9d per head * 2380 cows, ' average £2 12B per head; 302 bullocks, average £315s 7d per head; 200 cows, aver age £3 per head; 300 bullocksraverage £3 per head ; 72 bullocks, average £3 19s lOd. Computed on basis 9s per lOOlbs for dressed weight bullocks, and 8s per lOOlbs for cows. Store...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
ED. IFF . JSL Y T O K\ Auctioneer, Horse qphd Cattle Scdesnban, STOCK, STATION, and CRENERAL ?ommis§IOII Agent, GILL-ST., CHARTERS TOWERS. All kinds of Auction Sales undertaken, and Account Sales promptly rendered. Agent for EDOIFT FT'IRE Insurance Co. Atlas Eire Insurance Co., Saainel Purchase, Somerset 3STur sery, Parramatta. M AURICE T£ AUBIGE ' JLP AENETT WATCHMAKER AID AOIIDSHITH, Corner Arcade, , -V-W- MOSN&R STEJEKT. ^ ^ TSew Work and Repairing In all branches Pone on the premises. Dm E MASU SURGEON DENTIST, TWEKTST-SIK ¥£ABB' EXPBSIEIRCE, ARCADE, MOSMAN-SU. w. A. .ST J*T AB?H1T£?T. J. N. FM3SIJERS STREET, TOWNSVILLE "J*.~ ~ .. . . ~ ... . 11 . - ' T# B« 15 E A R U P, SHAREHWROLCER & Miming AGENT, CHARTEBS TOWERS. M] Ctig PewtaC Ifitgtttttie. (ESTABIJBHEJJ 1685.) Hr. 3. WlLKlllfiOI, ?.D.S^ Eng., SURGICAL DENTIST, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, Gill Street. CHARTERS TOWERS. TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN. - i R. WILKINSON can be Consulted Daily. Complete Sets of Teeth on ...
THE NORTHERN Mining Register, PUBLISHED WEEKLY. SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1891. Argentine Emigration. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
THE KORTliEEN m tttmg C? PUBLISHED WEEKLY". SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1891. Argentine Immigration. THE scheme of the labor leaders for the wholesale emigration of the workers of Queensland to the Argen tine Republic in South America, and the establishment of a colony in that country, was briefly sketched by Mr. W. liAjvfE, editor of the Worker, a small paper devoted, as its name denotes, to the cause of the workersj before a meeting of unionists at the Barcaldiue camp on Sunday last. If Mr. IiA.NB were the paid emissary of the pastoralists he could not have more effectually ridiculed the scheme, and how, after his explanation of its workings, any man can still believe it will succeed, it is very difficult to understand. The subjoined is the scheme as outlined by Mr. LAKE : " The originators of the scheme pro posed that a number of persons willing to found a settlement should, each be possessed of £50 at least, and any surplus beyond that amount to be placed in the commoa fund, this fund to ...
The New South Wales Parliament. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM THE OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) SYDNEY, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Tlie 3Vew South SKales Parlia ment. [S? ELECTBIC TEISGSAPS. J (ESDH OTTE OWF COBBESPOITDESTS.) SYDNEY, May26. The Legislative Assembly met to-day. In reply to questions with regard to defects in the cruisers of the Australian squadron, Sir Henry Parkes said the Government had no information whatever. The Minister of Justice said the appeal by Adams against Ills conyiction for promoting consultation sweeps was dismissed; he had been informed that Adams was still promoting sweeps, and nodoubt if the police could get sufficient evidence they would prosecute him. . He also promised if time permitted to proceed with a bill for abolishing imprisonment for debt. Mr. Ifinian Melyille was re-elected chairman of committee. A sessional order relating to strangers, by providing for their admission to galleiiesat all times when the iiouse was in session, whs negatived by 45 to 19. The House decided against the Crovermnent that unless otherwise or dered no new business should be up after 11 o'clo...
CRICKET. (BY CABLE.) LONDON, May 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
CRICKET. '(by CABI8.) Loxixnr, Slav 25. Lord Sheffield will take a team of English cricketers to Australia at tbe epd of the season. Grace, Lohmann, Bri^e, Peal, and Attwell are certain to be included in the team. LONDON, 26. Lord Sheffield's cricketing programme in cludes two Colonial matches each at Mel bourne, Sydney and Adelaide, also three matches at the same towns against combined ^ inteii^iis Outside of these matches the team will play against odds.
THE RIFLE. (BY BULLSEYE.) [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
THE RIFLE. (BY BUIXSEYE.) The usual weekly practice took place at the range on Saturday last, when 12 members of-the Eifle Club tried their ability. Collins' 89, and W. Eichards' 33 at 500 yards were the events of the day. I think it is about time there was a prize of some kind to be shot for. Tlie half year has nearly gone by, and there has been no competition, though the Charters Towers Eifle Club is one of the strongest clubs in Queensland, having last year upwards of a hundred members. Surely a club like this could raise two or three small prizes to be shot for before the expira tion of the luiM year, and. I am sure the business people of Charters Towers would give their assistance were they asked. Mr. Allen, the secretary of the club, has kindly promised a rifle, which is a good start. If there were more prizes to shoot for there would be more shooting and better average. The following are the scores of Saturday last: 200 500 600 total 31 32 26 89 E. Collins H. Elliott T. Milii...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
ATHLETICS. THE following are the results of the sports at Torrens Creek last SATURDAY : Defence Force Handicap, 150 yards, prizes 15s 10s, 5s.-Murdoch, 1; Sorensen, 2 . Hoey, 3. Hop, Step, and Jump.-Blaekman, 1. Putting Stone.-Bolton, 1. Three-legged BRACE.-Wardell and Thorn burn, 1. £ack Race.-Murdock, 1. The athletic EVENTS at Macrossan Bridge on the Queen's Birthday were as follows; Maiden Footrace, 160 yards, £1 - J. Stephenson, 1; Hughes, 2 ; A. Ross, 3. A good race, Stephenson winning by about two feet. Handicap Footrace, 130yds, 1st prize, £l ; 2nd prize, JOS. -J. Naughton, 1; T. Cooper, 2, Three other starters. Hop, Step, and Jump, £1.-J, Maughton, J. Stephenson, 2; Hughes, 3. Running High Jump, 15s.-J. JFAUGLITON, 1; Stephenson, 2. Vault ng with the Pole, 15s.-Cooper and Reardon tied at 9ft Sin. Buffers' Race, 1st. 15s ; 2nd, 5s.-Carroll, 1; Hedges, 2. There was alsa a boys' race of 100yds won by J. F. Carroll, a three-legged race won by Rau?hton and Reardon, and tossing th...
FOOTBALL. TOWNSVILLE, V. CHARTERS TOWERS. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) TOWNSVILLE, May 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
FOOTS ALE., TGWSTSVILC,® V. CHARTERS TOWERS. (BY EIrECTjBIC TEr.E&BAPH.) (FROM OUR OWK CJOHBEBPOJfDEJTT.) Towkstille, May 25. The football match between Charters Towers and Tovrasvilie, which was played to-day, was drawn In favor of the Towers. Ho points were scored. It was a. splendid game. MELBOUBKE, May 25. To-day the principal attraction for the afternoon was the football match between the Essenden and South Melbourne clubs, each of which, so far this season, have an unbeated record. Hie result was that Essendon scored seven goals nine behinds, and South Melbourne seven goals eight behinds. About 3D,000 people watched the game.
The Storyteller. SWEET IS REVENGE. [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] [AIL RIGHTS RESERTED] CHAPTER XIX.—GONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
!* SWEET IS REVENGE. * By J. FITZGERALD MOLLOY, Author of " Mow Came Be Dead ?" " That Villain Romeo" A Magician. $c., $e. j>T0W FIRST PUBLISHED.] [AIL RIGHTS RESERTEDJ CHAPIEE SIX.-GONE. On the evening' JLady Jtothergilie quietly and unobservedly left the Abbey tlie family circle, as usual, as sembled in the drawing-root^ before dinner. Mrs. Craywortli and the captain were the first to arrive, the former looking, as she hoped, fascin ating, in an elaborate toilet; the latter seeming somewhat uneasy and morose. He walked over to the corner where Hie widow sat fanning herself, and gazed at her wi«h an evil expression. 4 I know,' she said, smiling at him. * You have done your work, but I'm not su-e that we shan't have to make another attack before we rout the enemy from her stronghold.' ' Ton didn't tell me,1 he - remarked, * where yon fonnd that portrait ?' ' In his desk/ she answered calmly. The captain gave a low whistle. 'Yon don't hesitate to take a bold step,' he said with an...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
LAW2T TENNIS. The Charters Towers Tennis Club met the Townsville contingent on Monday, The visitors proved victorious both in the ladies' and the gentlemen's sets. Townsville was championed for the ladies by Mrs Eyre and the Misses Clatworfchy, Graham and Warren, while Mesdames Fry, Prichard and Thompson, with Miss Anderson, represented ' the Towers Club. The result was very I even, the Townsville ladies winning by ene game, out of the 113 played. The particu lars are given below. The visitor's represent ing the gentlemen, of the Townsville Tennis Club, were Messrs Butt, V. P. and G. M. Jones, secretary, with Messrs Butterworth, Gray Kelson and Paton, as players; Messrs Cupples, Dean, Gurdner and Hay, playing for the Towers, The Townsville gentlemen won by 27 games out of the 76 played. The Misses Warren and Clatworthy Mrs. Prifcchard, Miss Anderson 17 11 Mrs. Eyre and Miss Graham Mrs. Fry and Mrs. Thompson 14 14 Mrs. Eyre and Miss Graham Mrs. Pritchard, Miss Anderson 12 14 Misses C...
Engineers & Engine Drivers' Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
ISttgfiieers & Enpne Drivers' Association. , AT the half-yearly meeting of the Engineers and ISrigine-Drivers' As sociation, field on Saturday night, it was mentioned in the report submitted that *' it had been reported that some of the mine-ownprs had bfeen employ ing men as enginedrivprs who had not ' certificates of competency." It is, we think, scarcely necessary to point out that the employment of uncertificated engine-drivers at any niiiie is a breach of the Mines Regulation^, and we hardly think that any Charters Towers mine-owner woald be guilty of the folly of employing any but a com petent engine driver. The delicate parts of winding machinery require constant and careful attention from the person using it, and if incom petent, which does not necessarily mean uncertificated, drivers are em ployed, they are incapable of giving that attention and care to the engine which is necessary, and consequently the machinery becomes almost useless or unsafe in a few years, and...
The Civil Service Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
a? . - . . , Tite dvll Service Board. - We nave before as the first report of ;' the Civil Service Board of Queens land, which was recently issued in, Accordance with thei79fch section of . the Civil Service 'Ac( of 1889. After] . dealing with the appointment of the hoard and its initiatory duties, and the delays that took place from various causes, the report goes on to treat of the departmental instructions jand the preparation of a Civil Service list, and states that:-" One of' the; ; most urgent and important duties imposed upon the Board was the inspection of the several departments . in the Government service, in order to examine into the character of the duties, and to classify the work per formed by the several officers therein. This duty was commenced by the Board immediately the returns from the permanent heads of the Minis terial Departments were received and recorded. These inspections, with the reports made to the Government after the examination of each Minis terial of...
Winton Wires. WINTON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Wlnton Wires. I WiaraoN, May 26. i ' Sliere is a large number of men in fclie union camp, but they are "very orderly, and determined to hold out. A number of squatters are in town, and a pastoralist meeting was lield yesterday, and was adjourned until to-day. It is probable tliat free laborers will be brought upland if so, tilings will be lively. The Queen's Birthday was celebrated by a picmcgiven by Mrs Lyuett. The officers were present. Two buggies were smashed up by bosses bolting, but no one was injured, locate, Edwards has quite recovered.- Lieut. Wilson is still away on patrol. Only two men are on the sick list. Dr. Brownrigg has declined to accept the terms offered by the Government to attend the members of the force, as he considers them absurdly Low.
Affairs at Clermont. CLERMONT, May 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 30 May 1891
Affairs «t Cleruioiit, Cjoekmost, May 22. j l>miug the last few days strike matters seem developing in the mider current. On r. the surface the situation apparently remains the same, but certain circumstances not generally shown, indicate tlie change men tioned on Wednesday, namely, tliat the men in the local strike camps are decreasing in numbers, some going west, others north. It transpires now that these men are in the district, and have formed outside camps, the whereabouts of which is unknown. The following are the exact numbers of unionists in this districts :-Sandy Creek camp, 210 : Wolfang, 370; outside camp, 500. During the last week a new camp has been formed at Emerald. Official information to-day gives the numbers there as 65, and 150 art? officially reputed to be camped in the vicinity of Springsure. It is supposed that the movement of the free laborers now shearing at Hint-ley and Peak Downs to the west will be closely watched, the rumors, therefore, th ? t the Gove...