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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Late Advertisements. Notice. OBAND BILLIARD TOURNAMENT W.ABBOTT'S ROOMS HOW ON, Commencing on the 29th Octobor, . ending Janualy 12th, 1881. 1st Prize, splendid Baoing Stop Watch valued £1010s. 8nd Pries, £4 sterling. 8rdPriEe, £2 sterling. Sixpence per Break. Gatholio Church. SERVICES will be held in the TOWN HALL, BLACKALL, on SUNDAY MOST, November 7th, as follows: ' He Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at 9.SO a.m. Confessions before Haas. Evening Service at 7.80. Sunday School at the usual hour. F. A. DUNHAM, Parish Priost. E&igoolnah Divisional Board. NOTICE is hereby given that the next Meetineof the Board will be held on WEDNESDAY, the Tenth day of November instant. FELIX CLEWETT, Cbftiiman. CUAMPION 6UBSCB1PTIONS. WE beg to acknowledge the following Subscriptions received since cur notice last week: E.B., Alice Downs, 6s. 6d. *
ISISFORD—WITTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
ISIBFOUD-'WTTTOWN. Police Magistrate and O.P.8.: H. B. Gough. Officer in charge of Police : 6en. Constable Johnson. Assistant Registrar Births and Deaths-H. B. Gough. Postmaster: J. Whitman. Divisional Board: B. Govett, E. Coiy, D. Ord. Poundkeeper: L. E. AaKby. Westward Ho! Jockey Club.-Secretwy : T. Ketteringbam ; Treasurer, J. Whitman. Hotels-Westward Ho, J. McDonnell; Ted dingtoD, Wylie & Dorrian. Storekeepers-VV. & J* Whitman, J. A. Mar shall & Co. Auctioneer and Commission Agent: L. E. Ashby. Blacksmith and Wheelwright-J. Bnan, Butchers-W. & J. Whitman. Saddlers-itoss & Cowan; Thomas fc Bor bidge. Cabinetmaker-A. Alexander.
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BLACKALL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3,1880. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Vita nine titerli mart at. BLACKALL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3,1880. THE Kail way Companies Preliminary Bill has progressed satisfactorily so far, and it seems as if the opposing parties in the Assembly had at last determined to bury the b&tcbet for it short time to unite in a scheme for the public good. The discussion in Committee has been conducted with much moderation, and an evident desire to accept suggestions from cither side, so that it is probable a really useful and well arranged measure will be laid before the Council for its approval. The principal objection to the bill is .that advanced by several members who consider that payment at the'rate of 6000 acres for eveiy mile of railway made ought to be sufficient to induce a company to construct the line for the Government instead of for them selves. It mu6t be understood, how ever, that the mere cost of making the railway is not all the cost of the under taking. The contractors have to provide rolling and permanent stoc...
LOOAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
LOOAL AND GENERAL NEWS. CATHOMO CHURCH.-The Ber. Father Dunham arrived in Black all on Monday j night, and will hold services iu the Public j Rail on Sunday next, at the times mentioned elsewhere. ANOTHEB FIBE.-Misfortunes never come alone. Following the fire at Mr. Lyncb's lost week occurred one at the back o£ Mr. Ncsbitt'e new house. The cottage in ques tion was tenanted by Mrs. Horwell, and during her absence the bough shed over it caught flic and burned down the whole establishment, the occupant losing nil her worldly goods bnt fortunately saving her baby. It is suimised that the (Ire was caused by a cockatoo taking some matches on the roof and striking them with his beak in that exposed position. MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.-A special meeting convened by the Mayor was held on Thurs day evening last. Alter a Jong discussion in Committee it was decided to sink the well and filter-bed at the dam, and tenders were called for the work. Mr. Thomas Orchard, who was appointed an alderman by the ...
Frozen Meat Exportation. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Frozen Meat Exportation. THE movement seems to hang fire in New South Wales, though the following letter to the Dubbo DUpatak shows bow energetically the agents are trying to push the trade We have, with much regret, notioed the unaccountable apathy that exists among those who ehould take more interest in our surplus meat question. Several attempts have been made since the successful result of the Btrathlcven, Meetings have been held, and proposals made; but because unanimity of purpose could not be decided upon, flic question has been allowed to doze along as most momentous questions have been with regard to all developments that affect the advancement of New Soutli Wales. However, to show that we ore fully olive to the importance of this frozen meat ques tion, and in order to give it a fillip, we make the following suggestion That the graeiers, merchants, and others interested convene a meeting for the purpose of considering our proposal, which is, that the whole of the agents und...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
£2 Beward. LOST from Terrick, CHESTNUT MAKE, branded HN8 near shoulder, short tail. The above Beward will be paid on delivery at Terrick. Pianoforte Tuning, &c. MB. DEMARTINI lias returned from his Western tour, and may be found at the Prince of Wales Hotel. Pianofortes properly tuned, and all kinds of musical instruments thoroughly repaired. Police District of Taint o. Electoral District of Mitchell. NOTICE in hereby given that a COUBT OF REVISION for Revising the An nual Electoral Lists for such portion of the Electoral District ot Mitchell as is comprised within the Police District of Tombo, will lie holden in the COUBT HOUSE, at TAMBO, at 11 o'clock, a.m., on TUESDAY, the 20th day of NOVEMBER, instant. F. U. HYDE, Policc Magistrate. Court House, Tambo, 1st November, 1880. Notice. WE hereby give notice of our intention to apply at the COUBT OP PUTTY SESSIONS, to be held in BLACKALL on TUESDAY, the 7ih DECEMBER, 1880, for permission to erect one pair of gates on the road b...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. LONDON, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND POEEIGN. MOM OUR SPECIAL COlltWIPOSDEXTS. Lonook, October 30. Tiicre is a movement on foot among business men in favor of the abolition of the present system adopted by booses in the Manchester trade of renewing bills of Australian firms. A strong committee of noblemen and other gentlemen has been appointed to arrange the details of the coming Liter national rowing match on the Thames. The Hon. Lepel Griffin, British Diplomatic Agent for Afghanistan, has arnVed at Candahar. In his communi cations to the Government he recommends the retention of the province of Canda har, and the construction of a railway from Quettal) to Candahar. The Pope has warned the Bishops of Galvray and Watcrford to use their influ ence against tho spread of the present agitation by the Irish Land League, There arc persistent rumors that the Czar of Russia has sustained a stroke of paralysis, but there is no official confir mation of the report. lioza Pasha, the...
STATE EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR, [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
STATE EDUCATION. I TO THE EDITOR, Sm,-Flense allow mo to use a little ot your valuable space upon a subject iu which mn.ny take an interest, and of which I lm»e a little knowledge. In your issue of the 13th inst. you devoted a leading article to the educa tion system of the colony, praising it in some ways and condemning it in others. With the praise I thoroughly agree, with the con demnation I shall offer reasons for a dis agreement. I agree with you when you place the system of Queensland above that of New South Wales, not because of its absolute, but of its relative merits. The Queensland conrse of study is better adapted for us, commencing the existence of a country. New South Wales is a little older, may even be said to have traditions, is in fuller accord than we are with European tendencies, and will consequently attach a, value to mere adornment which to us seems out of place. The embroidery, drawing, and piano music to which you refer, are certainly not in our present lines...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
. [CARD.] DB. W. 8. WEBB, M.R.C.S., London; L.R.C.8.P. and L.M. ? Edinburgh, MAT BE CONSCITED A.T THE WESTERN DOWNS CLUB HOTEL, BLACKALL. P. E ALESSANDRI, M.D., CH,M, TAMBO. E. K. TIERS, SOLICITOR & PROCTOR, BXAOU1A. ,'JS. G. OLEN SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER, BLACKALL. THE Largest Stock of Saddlery IN the Western District BE1D BEOTHEES, LACE SMITHS, WHEELWB1GHTS, ASD BUILDERS, BLACKALL. Country Orders promptly attended to. CLAYTON & WOBBA1L, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS, 1 AND GENERAL CARPENTERS, BUSUU. Plans and specifications prepared, and estimates given. J. IfOULLOCH, 8U(LflER & CONTRACTOR, BUOULL. Jas. Hartley & Co. BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS, B LACKALI.. HHHE above Contractors, having a THOROUGH knowledge of their business, ME thereby enabled to do work at prices hitherto unheard of la the district A MAI solicited. WORKSHOP at the old Live and Let Live Hotel. ' SAMUEL STEPHENS, BLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT, Opposite WEBTSMJ DOWKB CMJU HOTEL, BLACKALL. A...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Wednesday. MONAHAN & CO., Stock and Station Agents, Blnckoll, report for the week ending Nov. 1st:-Horses.-Wc have had an active in quiry for lots suitable for droving, the con tinued dry weather necessitating prudent people to move stock in time. Wc have placed several lots at from £8 to £1E for useful sorts; also draughts at £20 6/-. Wc also ploocd privately in conjunction with Nevile & Co., a lot in good condition at prices from £12 to £16. NEVILE & Co., Stock and Station Agents, Blackall, report for the week ending Nov. 2nd Fat Stock.-No movements, nor will be till after rain. Horaes.-We hare sold privately medium to fair hacks in good con dition from £10'to £16 16/- stg. Good demand far same and likely to increase. Travelling stock.-900 rams from E. K. Cox, Mudgee,for Aramoc Station, Mr. Marshall in chaige, are close at hand.
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. October 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FBOX OUB SPECIAL OORIIESPONDEKT. Octobcr 23. THE Hallway Companies PielinJinaiy Bill is nearly through the Assembly, and may be said to be past all danger as fax as that House Is concerned. I should say that a Uill to the same effect is nearly through, for as it stands the measure bears about the same resemblance to the one originally introduced as an indi vidual who lias undergone the operation of t)cing "knocked into a cocked hat" at the ? close of a heavy day in the township, does to the spruce dandified person who, in all the glory of his " store clothes " stepped into the bar for his first nip early in the forenoon. Hot that I ?wish you to understand that there has been any row over it. Quite-very much quite the contrary. The peaceful bliss of Eden wasn't a patch simply on the holy f.lm that pervaded the Assembly while the bill was in committee. I don't know which presented the mote pleasing spectacle, M'B-1 wraith leaning forward VTiUi polite anxiety \ to cat...
Melbourne Races. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. MELBOURNE, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Melbourne Races. [BY ELECTKIC TELEGRAPH.] FBOJI ovn OWK COBKBSrO.VDEKT. Meluouiine, October 30. The weather this morning is fine. Immense crowds have visited the race course. The result of the first day's racing is as follows : Melbourne Stakes.-Chester, 1; Res pite, Monarquu, 2. Time-Sunns. 12^ sees. Hotharn Handicap-Wellington, X ; Prattle, 2 ; Pontiff, 3. Won by a head in 2mins. 53|secs. Maribyrnoug Plate.-Welcome Jack, X ; Lavina, 1; dead heat; Springdale, 3. Time-Inn'n. 5|secs. The owners agreed to divide the stakes. Derby.-Grand Flaneur, X ; Pro gress, 2 ; Mulatto, 3. It was raining when the horses came to the post, but a good start was effected. Time-2mins. 44secs. Maiden Steeplechase.-Gippslander, 1 ; Verdi, 2; Helmet, 3. Time-0 mins. Slsecs. Essendon Stakes.-Only two Etartcd. Western Princess won, Lothair having bolted. The attendance on the course was larger than on any other day. The! Marquis ofNormanby drove down bis own four-in-hand. THE result of the first day's racing...
SPORTING NEWS, Local Racing Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
SPORTING NEWS, Local Racing Calendar. i December 27.-Aramoc Oirisimas Meeting, Entrances, December 23rd; weight*, 24tL I Dcccnjbcr; acceptunccs, evening funic day. December 27 and 28.-Westward Ho 1 Jockey Club, frisford, Annual Meeting. Nominations, November 28tb ; weight*, bib December; acceptances, December24th. | January 3 and 4.-Muttaburra Turf Club. Third Annual Meeting. Nominations, 27th December; weights, - December; accept ances, - January. January 6 and 7.-Blackall Midsummer | Meeting. Nominations, lGth November; I weight*, 22nd November ; acceptances, 27th I December.
Notes on Current Events. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Notes on Current Events. A young man of the name of D. Drury attempted suicide at Aramac last week by shooting himself with a pistol. The bullet entered his brain, and he is not expected to recover. The cause assigned for the rath act was a quarrel with his employers, Messrs. Milsom and De 6atg£, of Coreena Station. Mrs. Dorecy, widow of the late Dr. Sony of IpBwicli and mother of lire. Bell, died at Government House last Tuesday. The Council adjourned out of respect to their President, The N.6.W. Cabinet having considered the evidence taken by the Royal Commission to | inquire into the charges made some time afro against Judge Meymott, have called upon him to show cause before the 29th instant why he should not be removed from the ser vice. Cooktown is fast sinking into a somnolent state; one of the banks have shut up now, and a few of the twenty-five "hot-els" and twenty stores will follow-shortly. It is to the credit of the tradespeople to say, how ever, that two bi-weekly papers...
Sporting Notes from the Metropolis. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. BRUSBANE. October 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 3 November 1880
Sporting Notes from the Metropolis. I FftOH oca OTM COWtEBPOSDENT. Brisbane. October 13. WlTn the V.U.C. Spring and our orn meet-1 iug approaching, tilings ill the sporting world arc beginning to look up a bit, and the change for the better is veiy refreshing after the dull time which we hare had for the last few weeks. The acceptances for the Q.T.C. handicaps were published this morning, and I am sure that the handicapjiers have reason to feel proud of their work. In the Queens land Cup the only one that has cried off is EomiUa. who was handicapped at a very light weight, but unfortunately she split her hoof a few days ago in her exercise, so had to be withdrawn. Mr. Mouahan has decided on putting her to Fenmon, and she took her departure for Barolin by the Queensland last Tuesday. In the Sandgate Handicap Proctor has been scratched, which, with Bomula out of it, leaves ten acceptors. The Brisbane Handicap has but foar left in it, Orphan, Warhawk, Sunset, and Keepsake. This is not ...