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ROBBERIES AT BARCALDINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

ROBBERIES AT BARCALDJNE. ONE night during race week a window of a jeweller's shop was broken, but the thief did not make the expected haul owing to his being disturbed. Be made off, taking with him only a case containing four sterling silver tea spoons valued at £4. We did not report the robbery at the time at the request of the police. Last Sunday a lad named Hailiday, after ringing the bell for morning service at the P.M. Chapel, crawled under the building for some purpose and discovered an oblong case, which he opened, and finding it contained silver B poo lis handed them to Mr. Meacliam, who at once gave them to Sergeant Malone. They proved to be the spoons stolen the previous week.-But the most barefaced robbery that has come under our notice for a long time took place on Wednesday afternoon. Mr. C. H. Fysli loft bis office for a few minutes on Wed nesday afternoon, leaving the front door open as he usually does. The office contained numerous books and papers in connection with...

STOCK AND STATION REPORT. CHAMPION Office, Monday. 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

STOCK 9 STATION REPORT. CHAMPION Office, Mondav. 10 THE weather during the week lias been of a most variable character, the max. heat rang ing from 67 degs. to nearly 90 degs., while the minimum during the same period lias varied from 34 degs. to 52 degs. There are no sijjns of rain, but grass and water is fairly plentiful all over the district. There has been con tinued activity in the railway department, and the trains have their work cut out in keeping the wool down. Our wool report is held over until next week, but we may men tion Bowcn DownB is tluu^iicf contributor. THE first lot of the^mlcumiiiin sheep for Beaconsfield, Mr. G. L. Towner, in charge, are camped at the Alice to-night. A SPECIAL train, containing eight trucks fat cattle for Lakes Creek, from Messrs. Simpson & Affleck's Warbreccan Station, Stonehenge, left this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mr. Dunbar, traffic manager, personally superintended the trucking. THE followingbalea of wool were despatched from Longrea...

ILFRACOMBE ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

ILFRACOMBE ITEMS. A correspondent writes under date August 15thOur energctic townsman, Mr. Will Mayors, was deputed by the Isisford and Ilfra combe townspeople to wait upon the Aramac Divisional Board at their last meeting held on Friday the 13th inst., to give any information that the Board might ask for on the question of the water-supply upon the road between these two townships. He found that Hie Board was evidently fully aware of the great necessity there is for tanks to be immediately constructed. It was unanimously decided to construct two tanks at once, the first about seventeen miles from here on the head of Stockyard creek, the second about the same distance from Isisford. This will give three stages on the road of seventeen, eighteen and seventeen, miles respectively. If the weather holds out the large tank in course of construction here will be completed in a fortnight, then the plant will be shifted to the seventeen-mile stage from here, and the men will go to work on t...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

WOOL. WINCHCOMBE, CARSON & CO., Wool Brokers and Produce Salesmen, Sydney. Wool Stores, Central Wharf. Produce Stores, Circular Quay. Offices, 49, Maequarie-street, N. AT.T, SALES CONDUCTED PERSONALLY B7 MEMBERS OF THE FIRM, and All Expenses embraced in a Commission Charge only. Agent for Central Queensland: Mr. E. W. BOWYER, Aramac. Mr. J. PETERSON, at Longreach, Barcaldine, Jericho and Ilfracombe, or Messrs. HOWARD SMITH & SONS, at Rockhampton and Townsville, will receive Wool or other Produce on our behalf, pay charges, and forward without delay. Auctioneers, Agendas, fee. Lloyd's Great Western and Central Queensland Forwarding Agency. (ESTABLISHED 1883.) Lucas Sc Co. ^ Lloyd-Joscs, RECEIVING, FORWARDING, AND General - Commission - Agents, AUCTIONEERS, Stock and Station Agents, Barcaldine, lacombe and Longreach. AGENCIES Queensland Employers Association. Walter Reid k Co. Limited. Rockhampton Union Mortgage & Agency Co. " B. D. Morehead & Co. J. M....

Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Y goicK and (Sfcoramcnts. IT IS said that Mr, Gladstone is to 1x! ennobled by the name of Lord Liverpool. "We don't believe it. If Gladstone had desired it a coronet might have been had for the uskiug twenty years ago. MB. Muxno, the Agent-General, is CO years of age. As the Government, of whieli he was Premier, in pensioning off the sexagenarians, how i^ it that 5Iv. Itunro is not recalled 'r THE Charters Towers Herald has discovered that for a Chinese to keep his pig tail tied round about his head is a mark of disrespect, and he culls upon the Police Magistrate to insist upon all Chinese entering his Court to down tails. THE new Editor of the Worker was bepmised by the late editor in the last but one copy of the little Union paper, week the new editor lays the jam thickly upon the late editor. '' Scratch my back and Til scratch yours." GREAT interest is being taken in in the proposed Salt Meat Export Company at Boweni aud there is every likelihood of its being successfully floated...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Aj.Hmwi&Cft BLACKALL. General Storekeepers WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. J^AIWK, well-assorted stocks of Groccry, Drapery, Boots, Ironmongery, Timber and other Building Materials, always on band. Agents for Mutual Life and South British Fire Insurance Companies. cq JOHN R. FROST, TOBACCONIST, News Agent, AND Fancy Goods Warehouse, ISISPOBD. G That Great Horse THE JEWEL Will Stand this Season NEAR LONG-REACH. OOD Paddock for mares, A11 mares led to the liorsc. The Jewel, by Goldsborougli from Ida, who is the dam of The Pearl, winner of the Mel bourne Cup; The Arrow, winner of Tattersall's Cup; and The Ucm, winner of the Great Metropolitan. Ida, by Vanguard fmm lo, who is by Sir Hercules from Flora M'lvor. Vanguard, by Arthur from (iigglcr. Goldsborougli is by Fireworks from Sylvia. Fireworks is by Kelpie from Gaslight; "Sylvia from Juliet bv Fisherman. Ida is half sister to Cbrisande, who is the dam of Primrose, Gladiator, Churchill and Chicago. Niaga...

STORIES TOLD Round the Camp Fire An Unregistered Patent. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

STORIES TOLD " Btxr, surely, Mrs. de Sylva, you ate not absolutely forced to leave us to-morrow ?" " There is, unfortunately, not a shadow of. doubt on the subject, Lord Nayve. I must leave Lucerne by the nine o'clock expyesB to morrow morning ; I am obliged to be in Paris early on Thursday. But don't let uh talk of that now; this is a perfectly divine waltz, and I really cannot consent to sit it out." Lord Nayve rose quickly, and the next moment was whirling round with his fair partner, to the languorous strains of one of Strauss's best waltzes. " Pretty woman, that 1" said one of the onlookers, as she glided past him. " Who is she'r" " A. little Canadian grass-widow. Came to Europe on business, was knocked up with the voyage, and ordered, to Switzerland to recruit -that's the yarn." " Poor little thing! She looks too frail to be running1 about Europe alone." " Don't waste your pity, my dear fellow '. She can take care of herself-you bet. She's not such an angel as she looks." Mean...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Special Advertisements. NEW ZEALAND lo>AN AND &ER CAN11LE AGKNOV CO. LTD. Capital authorised ... £4j5rt0,000 " subscribed ... 4..000.000 " Paid-up ... feG2.G42 Reserve Fund ... §30,000 Eeserved Profits ... : 8,820 -; £1,201,4G2 HEAD OFFICE : Portland House, Ltasittghnll-slreet. LONDON, ^t.c. HEAD OFFICE IN AUSJ'UALIA : Collins-street \Vcfst, MELBOURNE. Genekal MANAGER ? David Elder. INSPECTOR op PASTORAL Puopeuties : William Oliver. WITH BRANCHES IN : SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, BRISBANE, And throughout NE,\lr ZEALAND. ROCK HAMPTON OFFICES & STORES Williani-Hfiivet. LIVE STOCK' AGENTS, CUSTOMS, FORWARDING, & GENERAL MERCANTILE AGENTS. Large Stocks of GENERAL STATION SUPPLIES* kept. WOOL and PRODUCE received for ship ment to, ami sale by, all our SOUTHERN Offices (where AUCTION SALES are regu larly held) or forwarded .jn to LONDON for realisation. TOTAL WOOL IM PORTED INTO LONDON during 1890 by the COMPANY'S OFFICES, 96,010 BALES, 106,313 bales of Wool sold in Syd ne...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Wanted. TUTOR eecks engagement as such, or as Soak or Storekeeper. B.A., Long reach, c/o Western, Champion. English, French, Latin, Music, and Shorthand. Good references. O-l Wmi ted, A GOOD MILKMAN. Apply-E. C. FLOYD, Blue Gate Dairy, Muttnburra. Wanted, SITUATION as Clerk, Storekeeper, or other light work. Have good general business knowledge, and had thorough prac tical clerical experience ten (10) years. First class testimonials. High salary not necessary. Apply-A.B., office this paper. 0-1 Notice to Iferiiiears. WANTED, a competent Driller to take cliargc of Polo Plant. Apply for further particulars-MANAGER, Albilbah, Isisford. Shearing Notice. PORTLAND DOWNS will start shearing on 5th September, if ready. JAMES MILLER, 0- Manager. Shearing Notice. SHEARING will commence at Loicbhardt on 15th September. Names now taken. 0-2 if. MAOALISTER. Court "Pride of ths West," No. 7961, A.O.F., Lonflreach. SPECIAL SUMMONED MEETING at Meacham & Leyland's Hall on TUES DAY, AUGUST 23...

New Postal Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

New Postal Time Table. THROUGH the courtesy of Mr. J. Hyland, the Postmaster at Barcaldine, we are enabled to supply our readers with the new time table relative to the conveyance of mails : BAKCALDIXE iSD ARAMAC. Leave Barcaldine Tuesday and Saturdays, 3 p.m.; arrive Aramac, 10 p.m. Return Leave Aramac Saturdays and Wednesdays, 6 a.m.; arrive Barcaldine 1-30 p.m. LONQEEACH AND VEBGEMONT. Leave Longreach Wednesdays 6 a.m.; arrive Vergemont Fridays 4 p.m. Return Leave Vergemont Saturdays 6 a.m.; arrive Lougreach Tuesdays noon. JERICIIO AXD BLACKAXL. Leave Jericho Tuesdays and Fridays, 12 noon; arrive Blackall Wednesdays and Satur days 1 p.m. Return-Leave TShtekaU Fri <lays and Tuesdays 1 p.m. ; arrive Jericho Saturdays and Wednesdays 3.30 p.m. iLFEACOiDBE. AND ISISFOBD. Leave Ilfracombe Wednesdays 5 a.m.; arrive Isisford 4 p.m. Return-Leave Isis ford Fridays G a.m.; arriye Ilfracombe 6 p.m. STOXEIIEN-GE AXD WAHHXAMBOOL. Leave Stonehenge Fridays noou ; arrive Warrnambool Tu...

VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

V ICTOItlA. MELBOUBNE, Saturday. A second attempt was made to blow np the wreck of the steamer Gambier yesterday. The explosion sent the water to a height of about ten feet, and the mainmast and fore mast fell, but the success of the undertaking is very uncertain. It is believed a different method of charging will have to be adopted. Divers will go down and ascertain the result of the explosion. The Metropolitan Board of Works received a thousand applications for the positions of inspectors of works, of which there are about twenty vacancies. At the Labor Bureau to-day 25 non-union masons refused to accept preferred work at nine shillings a day. Sunday. Marshall Lylo intends publishing Deem ing'h autobiography, suppressing the names 1 of titled personages. The work will create a sensation. Two miners were drowned through a burst of waier in tho Antimony Hill mine. Their names were Lewis G-ranfaand and James Young, the latter being a married man with a family.

Postal Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Postal Information. " ^^Kls closc for Rockhampton and down the ^^Ke:-Blackall and Tambo, Saturday and ^Hreducsday by T.P.O., noon. W Saltern, Ilfracombe and Longreacli by T.P.O., Tuesday and Friday, noon : Thurs day, goods train, o.oO p.m. Ibisford, Tuesday, 12 uoon. Arrilalali, Stonehenge, Junduh, Wiudorah, Tuesday, 12 noon. Aramac, Muttaburra, Tuesday and Friday, : noon. Winton, Tuesday, 12 noon. ails are delivered at this office as follows : Rockhampton and up line, Tuesday and riday, 4 p.m. Rockhampton, Emerald, Bogantungan, Alpha and Jericho. Friday, 9 a.m. Saltern, Ilfracombe, and Longreacli, Mon day, 11 a.m. Blackall, Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. Aramac and Muttaburra, Wednesday and Saturday, at 4 p.m. Longreacli, Ilfracombe and Saltern, Wed nesday and Saturday, at i p.m. ?Winton, Saturday, 4 p.m. Arrilalali, Stonehenge, Jundah and Win dorah, Saturday, 4 p.m. Isisford. Saturday, 4 p.m. Money order office open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Savings Bank o...

NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Saturday. In tho Criminal Court yesterday, Herbert Solway, solicitor, was charged with having stolon valuable securities from the Union Bank. According to the prosecution accused obtained a loan of £10,000 upon a security already pledged to the Union Bank for £17,000, and which in an underhand way ho obtained possession of. The jury were locked up until midnight, and eventually acquitted accused. Monday. A meeting of the Chief Council of the Amalgamated Miners Association, on Satur day, struck a levy of 2i per cent, on the earnings of union miners in Australia. This is expected to realise £600 per week, or half the requisite amount to keep the Broken Hill miners who are out on strike. £70 have been forwarded from Brisbane, being the first contribution from the Queensland shearers. The following are the non-acceptors since appearance of the weights for the A.J.C. Spring Handicaps: - Epsom Handicap Bungebah, Stromboli, Donizetti, Oxide, Autonomy, St. Blaize, P...

Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Tee South Queensland Wine Company's (Ipswich) Wines-Bed and White-are now in the market. They are thoroughly matured and highly recommended for Invalids. A trial is respectfully solicited. For sale by all Wine and Spirit Merchants. WATCHES Cleaned and Repaired. Prices consistent with Good Workmanship only. Ho half-price slumming jobs, i If work not satisfactory money returned.-G. B. fenct, Jeweller, East-Straeti Bockhampton. \ J 6. A. HENDERSON, Timber Merchant, Barcaldine and Longreach, BEGS to thank the public of the town and district for past favors conferred, and desires to inform his customers that he has now made arrangements with the leading Saw Mill proprietors at Maryborough and Bundaberg for the supply of all descriptions of TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIALS; FURNITURE, WHEELWRIGHTS' MAT ERIAL, JOINERY, Sec., At prices never before heard of in this District, being an advance of rail freights only on Roekhampton Prices. Station orders promptly executed, and , customers may rely...

THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. Mr. Gladstone carries his vote of Want of Confidence motion. [BY CABLE.] LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. Mr. Gladstone carries his vote of Want of Confidence motion. [By CABLE.] LoN^i-v, Monday. Tue Imperial Parliament * formally opened | by Commission to-<lay. The Queen's speech, which was verj brief, declared it was un- I necessary at t'as period of the year to transact any business, and intended that Parliament would meet again at the customary period. Mr. K. H. Asquith moved, and Mr. Thomas Burt seconded un amendment on the motion to approve of the addreas-in-reply, de claring that the Government do not possess the confidence of the House. The debate is now proceeding. LONDON, Tuesday. In the debate in the House of Commons on Mr. Asquith's amendment on the Address-in Reply, Mr. Justin M'Carthy demanded a speedy statement of Mr. Gladstone's proposals, also a pledge that Homo Rule would precede everytliiiig. Ho warned the Liberals that Ireland would refuse half measures, and urged instaut rehousing of the evicted tenants, the suspension of coercion,...

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, Sunday. An old man, name unknown, was cut in two across the chest by the Broken Hill ex press last night.

Alpha Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

Alpha Polioe Court. ON the 6th instant, before Mr. S. B. Williams, J.P., a man named Hughes, charged with obscene language, pleaded not guilty. Con stable O'Shea deposed; Was on duty last niglit; know tlie accused Hughes now before the court; saw him at nine o'clock last night in front of the Criterion Hotel; heard him give two shouts; heard him say " B the police" in a loud tone of voice. By accused: You were staggering about when I arrested you ; I was quite close-four or five yards away-when you made ubo of the language. G. b. Towner deposed; I did not hear accused use any bad language; I would have heard him if lie had used any; I was about four or five yards away on the verandah; it is possi ble the accused could have used the words complained of without my hearing him; bailed accused out after he was locked up. John Teerncy deposed : Saw the constable arrest accused last night; did not hear ac cused make use of any bad language; was in his company; accused was a bit drunk; san...

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Longreach Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Longreaoh Police Court. if I had eighteen pounds out of the store I would shoot the lot of them, and set the place in flames." I then took him to the watchhouse. He has since made rambling statements to me, and said foolish tilings, which leads me to believe he is not in his proper senses.-Patient was remanded to the Reception House at Hockhampton for one month for medical treat ment. On Wednesday, lltli inst., before Messrs. Hewer and Marwe.del, J's.P., George, a Cinga lese, proceeded against one Villiers, for assault Villiers pleaded not guilty. After the evidence of several witnesses had been taken, defend ant was fined £5 or one month in Rockliamp ton gaol.

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL * FROM 00H SPBOI&t COUKE8PONDENT8. QUEENSLAND. BBISBANE, Thursday. A meeting of stock-owners was held in the Exhibition building to-day, at which there was a largo and influential attendance. It was resolved to form a stock-breeders and graziers' association. Another meeting of stock-owners thon discussed the question of sending horses to India. Mr. Murray-Prior, who has just returned from India, gave interesting information concerning the class of horses required by the Indian Government. The meeting then adjourned till to-morrow to pezmit arrangements being made to secure guarantees for shipping the necessary number to fill a Bteamor. The estimates in chief were tabled in the Legislative Assembly to-day. The antici pated revenue for tke years 1892-93 is £3,618,000, against £3,474,000 actually re ceived last year. He amount required for the year is £3,020,000, leaving an estimated exooss of expenditure over revenue of £108,000. Each item of antici...

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 16 August 1892

LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'B AGENCY.] LONDON, Sunday. DECLINE OF SILVER AND SECURITIES. The continued decline of silver, and of Indian securities is causing much anxiety. With reference to Indian finances, the Ameer of Afghanistan has replied politely, but virtu ally postponing the British mission indefi nitely. CaOLEBi. SPBEAMNG IN B.VBSIA. The Cholera is spreading at St. Petersburg. Numerous cases have transpired, which have hitherto been officially concealed. THE MARKETS. Silver is quoted at 3s. 2£d. Queensland, 2jd. per cent., inscribed stock 10s. lower, being now £92. Sunday. THE Nbw MINISTER. The Daily News states that the following will include the new Ministry :-Earl Rose berry, Minister for Foreign Affairs; John Morley, Chief Secretary for Ireland ; Ciimp bell-Banneman, Secretary for War; Sir Vernon Harcourt, Chancellor of the Ex chequer. The following names are also mentioned as probable Ministers:-Earls Kimberly and Spencer, Marquis of Bipon, Henry Fowler,...

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