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A Business Proposition. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

A Business Proposition. Two men quarrelled in the gardens the other day. The bigger man of the "two said to the smaller man; "For two farthings I'd give you the confoundest licking you ever got in yoj£r life/' The little man looked wicked; He had his coat off in a minute. Then he took out a penny and tendered , it to the other party, who «s|id : " I said I'd lick you for two farthings, and I'll do "at.n That's a penny. Gimme-tfro fartlnngs, and I'll fix you so that the poHce will have tp; hire a dray to get enough of you together to hold an inquest." "You can keep the change/' said the little fellow, edging up. ^ *' I don't want any change. I stiek to my proposi tion, Gimme two farthings and I'll destroy you." ''Here's four farthings, suppose you lick me twice, and then it will come out even?' "After I've licked you once,there won't be enough for a dog to lick. I'm not going to rob your widow and orphans of a halfpenny. Gimme two farthingB and the trouble can begin at once. It's not...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

A CERTAIN CURE FOB EVEEY SICK PERSON! The great medicine discovered by old: Nurse Bert rand, represented above, giving it away free to the poor, vrho used lo come from far and near in crowds to her houBe, each one striving to get a supply. It Purges the Bowels. It Purifies the Blood. It Invigorates the liver. It Heals the Kidneys. It Strengthens the Stomach. It Soothes and Steadies the Nerves. Delicious to the Taste and Smell. The Homoeopathic doctors recommend it. The Allopathic doctors endorse it highly. Nothing ever like It before. It is working wonderfnl cures. Purely vegetable, and safe for olaand young. BARRY'S PAIN RELIEF {Is for Vse both Internally and ExternaMy.) "Goree the most excruciating pain, and allays in* flammatioQ, in from one to fifteen minntes. It is so equally active in rapidly healing cuts, bruises, spralnB, scalds, burns, stings, bites and punctures, will afford instant relief to the rheumatic, the bed ridden, the infirm, the crippled, the nervous, the neuralg...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE GAME OF SPECULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

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Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The Hyena and the Jackal. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

The Hyena and the Jackal. : '' One afternoon, a Hyena met aJackal in a lonely path in the woods, and thus began at jbim: "Dear me! but: How your breath smells! You ; must have been eating some old bones picked clean ; by a lion." " ^ A grave-robbe* shouldn't be the first to cry ; stoJ>; thief," saucily replied the Jackal ! : "You have to feed on the crumbs that fall from another's tables// , sneered the Hyena., " But I am not detested by man and hated by my own kind." They [thus continued their insults until both were ready for battle, when along came a hare. Under other circumstances he would have been pounced upon and eaten, but, in this case, he was ap pealed to by both to decide which was the most worthy. The frightened hare well knew that he would be the sufferer, no matter which way he de cided, but, he did not lose his wits. . *' While .I must admit that both<>f you havepoints of advantage/' he replied. " I am too low and humble to be made judge between two s...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

Cricket* Oub players and the cricketing community in general are beginning to experience a pleasureable excitement at the prospect of the approaching visit of the redoubtable Australian Eleven. Although the exact days for the match against a Queensland Eighteen, and their second fixture have not been fixed yet, it is generally known that they will be in February next, and public interest is just beginning to simmer. A general meeting of the Queensland Cricket Association was held on Tuesday evening at Sheridan's Cricket Depot, W. Alcock Tully, Esq., one of the Vice-Presidents, in the chair. The object of the meeting was to deal with the proposed terms by Mr. G. Alexander for a visit from the Australian Eleven, and as much other business in connection therewith as could be done yet. The terms proposed were accepted on condition that the visitors play two matches, one versus All Queensland at Brisbane, the otherwhere it pan best be arranged by the Association; the reaabri foi the:Iatt...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The True Parable of the Widow's Son. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

The True Parable of the Widow's Son. tl^ifoly son of Mb mother, who was a widow-from necessity, not from choice. And taking her child to a bald-headed, but otherwise highly ^respectable old gentleman, who made his living by philanthropy and keeping general stores, she besought him to give her son employment, for they were sore distressed, and kne^ not where to look fosr the price of an ice-cream, although the heat was so great that the mercury in the family thermometer had actually crawled out through the top to cool itself. And Perkins, which was the old man's front name, said,tf What can the kiddy do, Mam ? " But she answered," Whatever'my Xord desireth he will do, for verily he can put Ma hand to anything." And behold she spake true, for ilhe fUr-haired youth was engaged, and the y<ery ftrst thing he put his hand to was the ancient duffed cash-box. Then the widow and her son slid, and now the old man lies awake all night and consigns the pair to sultry spots in the dim...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Queensland Cricket Association. AMENDED PROGRAMME OF MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

Queensland Cricket Association. AMENDED PROGRAMME OF MATCHES. Deo. 22, Stanley v Albert, 2nd day, Queen's Park 26, Stanley v Limestone, Queen's Park (all day) 29, Union v Albert, Queen's Park t> Q. N. B. v Goodna, Goodna Jan. 1, Stanley v. Albert, Albert Ground (all day) " Q. N. B. v Union, Toowong (all day) " Finney, Isles & Co.v Ipswich Team, Queen's Park (all day) v". V * 5, Stanley v Union, 1st day, Toowong " Q. N. B. t Brisbane, 1st day. Queen's Pork. 12, Stanley v Union, 2nd day, Toowong " Q. X. B. v Brisbane, 2nd day, Queen's Park. 19, Stanley v Union. 1st day, Queen's Park " Q. N. B. v. Albert, 1st day, Albert Ground 26, Stanley v Union, 2ndday, Queen's Park " Q. N. B. v Albert, 2nd day, Albert Ground Feb. 2, Albert v Brisbane, 1st; day, Queen's Park " Q. N. B. T Stanley, lsjb day, Kedron Park , - 9, Albert v Brisbane, 2nd day, Queen's Park " Q. N. B. ? Stanley, 2nd day,' Kedron Park: 16, Stanley v Brisbane, let day, Kedron Park " Q. N. B. v. Union, 1st day, Queen...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
THE MUSICAL UNION CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

THE MUSICAL UNION CONCERT. OK the evening of the 13th (the "champion hot day"). Conductor Jefferies brought his forces before the usual body of subscription-ticket-holders. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Musgrave, and suite were present, and, no doubt, the hall would have been better filled had the evening been a pleasanter one. The forbidding sky apparently kept away a fair proportion of vocalists also. Certainly, that department of the Union was sadly in the minority on the occasion. The works delivered' were Mozart's "12th Mass" and Bossini's "Stabat Mater," both well-known to performers and audience. These works were, on the whole, well done; though a critical ear would at times give a contrary verdict. It is generally useless ' for the small chorus or the average solo singer of the Union to attempt to contend with the overpowering force of its big orchestra. If this relative disproportion of forces still con* tinues the players must imitate the Mendelssohn Quintette party by...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Hodel Bros Libel Case. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

Hodel Bros Libel Case. THE following shows that Hodel Bros , the defendants potted for £500 by M'Alister at Bowen, suffered not so much through their own neglect, as through the slow coach style of our Postal Department: Daring the hearing of the Standard libel case in Bowen it wad proved that the defence was posted in Brisbane on the 20th November, whilst it had only been delivered to the solicitor atBowen on the 5th December, five days after the trial took place. The Judge said that it appeared to him that the defendants had Buffered substantial injustice somehow, but at the same time he could not see why tbe plaintiff should suffer bv anewtrial. The defendants had cleany not experienced fair play. It appeared perfectly inexplicable that a legal document should take fifteen days to reach Bowen from Brisbane. Presumably gross mismanagement had occurred somewhere, and if this sort of thing was to continue the sooner the Court was removed from Bowen the better. I wondered, when I mad...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
A Peep at the Shows. "You were not at the play to-night, Don Carlos. How happened it?"—The Spanish Student. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

A Peep at the Shows. " You were not at the play to-night, Don Carlos. How happened it ? "-The Spanish Student. SOME actors are born, Some others axe bred; Less drains from tlie horn, Moire brains in the head. Can't tell you, I'm sworn, Why these words are said. You'll see a young fellow, Can't act, sir, a breath, Will get up and bellow In stagy mock-death, And strut as Othello, Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth! You'll see a born clown Won't act anything That isn't one frown Must strut and must swing In tragedy gown Of tragedy king! The tragedy man Of serious school, Won't hearken to plan ? Or nature! rule Believes thai, he can But play the tomfool 1 And, likewise, I 'spose, As bad, or far worse. Are we scribbling Joes, To readers a curse Can't even write. prose And think we write verse! It's not tluit it matters How any cove splutters, And foolishly chatters, And stammers and stutters ; They're all contract clatters, Our breads and our butters. Some chaps, get kerwhop Bight on ladder's crown; ...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
What may Happen with the Queensland Telegraph Department. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

What may Happen with the Queensland Telegraph Department. A lady all wrinkled and ugly and old, . And hair white as snow which used to be gold, And trembling step that goes clickety clump, And back that's nil bent "with a camel-like hump. She screws up her eyes, for her vision a wreck % And she pulls out her rdagnifyrmillion-power. specs, And she holds up the paper quite close to her eyes, And the ancient dame fairly then.breaks down and cries. Her sturdy grandchildren wlio're romping around, Look up at this strange and Unlooked-for sound, "Dee granny," they lisp, with fond loving chatter, *' Oo is kying, we finks, an' wot izzer matter?" The old lady sighs, there's a sob in her throat. As Bhe shxkes her head sadly and folds up the note, A soft-scented letter gone faded and yellow, But, oh! the love-passion it breathed is still mellow. .'Twas fifty years since, when she was a girl, ; ; . Toung Spooner wrote that with his heart in a whirl, He pleaded and asked her if she'd be his wife...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

, 2 AND 3" COED MOSQUITO NETS, 72 to 120 inches, very l>est makes. And direct froiii Makers. WABRANTED SOUND AN1T PEttPECT. .. . Finney, Isles -& Co. FINE SOPT-PINISHED WASHED . CALICOES For Ladies* wear.: EXCELLENT VALUE. Finney, Isles & Co. PAEASOLS AND UMBRELLAS. A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT. Please seePrice and Qualities. . IFinney/I&eB&Cb. NEW CAEPETS. First Shipment NEW DESI&NS POE 1884 ' -V'" ;-"'v nr'"fVV . TAPESTEY, ",.;BS®SSELS#'-vi and '. -w VELVET PILE CAEPETS "Now ready for Inspection, Finney, Ib1os& -Co. t , « ^ t Xi.'.';' pit't froi'f: ' ^ -? * N*>:g TO'. -Oir/ti £ !1|iK* ;s. _. AYING sold our Valley iSuisiness to Messrs. OVEItELL i , WHITE, with portioft^of our Stock, we will liave to mto our* f . ? i ? ' '?':.?!? ,frv?r>f yt/-:o '.wl-S .?'.>' --i ?..!; ?i w*rp Ui& ,.7/Jr. ~£ -t's'mi-'<ttrt t A. ? :V!MT iir. f'" U-1 .... WHICH wna BE mmPIilJS STOCK, WILL CLEA.R THE SAME ETEBfTlIIIG HAS BEER MARKE...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
More Press Gagging. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

More Press Gagging. Oyez! There is a,f strict investigation " going on in the Immigration Department with " something or other" connected with the recent voyage of the Nuddea. Who knows anything about it ? It's an Nuddea mystery, so to speak. There are Drew and O'Donnell and Doctors Marks and Prentice-rery pleasant gentlemen and good at drawing fees. There is a secretary who whiles away Ms minutes in taking minutes mixed with iced water. There are the witnesses, who each have a different handle to the yarn. But what the public wants is not Conven tion secrecy and niuddledom, but outside, unbiassed re porters present-men who won't be flunkies enough to report only " so much and no more by instruction," but will even make so verbatim a record, when necessary, that a Samuel of a witness will swear he's been misreported vindictively.

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Soap-Painful. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

Soap-PainM. IT was a mean thing to say. And not a bit the less mean because it might-only <c might," you know-be true. Spriggles went off for a holiday, but still con tinued renting a bedroom at the Sockdolager Hotel. When he retained M£t»i lri;hi^ w^s j^bsenjoil, a friend told him seriously that' tHe landl|>M of the Spckdologer had lent his room to jW- bisM1 hating a high old time with Spriggles's shirts# Spriggles said he didn't believe it-my, he was certain that his room hadn't been used. " For, you "BSe," said he; "I took the precaution of weighing my cake of toilet soap, and I'll swear it has never been handled." " You forget," replied the friend (did I say his name was Joe Kerr P if not, iake it as said) $ "you forget that Baggy boy is a Brisbane Alderman. So, he never uses soap." [" Let me git at him."-ED.] - THE Language OF POSTAGE-STAMPS.-The stamp head turned downwards, in left upper comer, signifies: " I love you." Same place, but lengthwise: " My heart; is ...

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
A Black Outrage. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

A Black Outrage. NEWS is to hand of a nigger outrage that occurred at Silver Valley some weeks ago. It appears that a -gin who had been living with a Californian Greek man for something over a year, ran away from him. At any rate, the furious white man heard that she was in the blacks' camp at Silver Valley. So he did the black trooper business to the extent of just stopping short of killing. He rode armed through the Silver Valley blacks' camp, blazed away with a revolver at nothing in particular, just missing one man though he sent % bullet through his coat, and breathed general san guinary vengeance unless the gin was restored to him. Then he took away all the blacks* blankets and clothes and burned them. The man is said to have been one of the 180 dummy voters at California Gully at the late Cook election.

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

OAXLUTOS Prxsehvhto WOBKS.-The possibilities opened up by these works are developing themselves so rapidly that Mr. Booker has determined to float the business in the shape of a Limied Liability Company. We are quite certain that this can be done, and is advisable. The scope which this business can embrace is enormous, as a series of aticles in the Town and Country Journal and in the Australasian have demonstrated.

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Those Keppel Island Blacks. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

:- w Those Keppel Island Blacks. THE D. N. Argus states, "after a most searching investigation," that the cause of the recent (and present) great mortality amongst the blacks taken from Keppel Island to Yeppoon, arises solely from what some people call "coast disease "--a severe cold and a continuous discharge of mucous matterfrom the nose; and that the numerous deaths are not in any way attributable to insufficient or strange food. A gentleman who has been resident, at Yeppoon for about nine months says that amongst even the small tribes camped near there, the death rate is more thaii one nigger a week; and it was his opinion that death, in nearly every case before the late epidemic, was due to opium and grog. I make no comments on theabove.

Publication Title: Queensland Figaro
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
"Wiped Out." [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

" What is that! » Look closer and you will see that it is a gaunt, grim wolf, creeping out of the little grove of cotton woods towards a buffalo calf gamboling around its mother. 1 Raise your eyes a little more, and you will see that the prairie beyond is alive with buffalo. Count them. You might as well try to count the leaves on a giant maple! They are moving foot by foot as they crop the juicy grass, and living waves rise and fall as the herd slowly sweep on. Afar out to right and left-mere spec^ on the plain, are the flankers -brave old buffaloes, ^Mfeh catch- a bits 6f grass and then sniff the air and scan the horizon for inti mation of danger. uThey are the sentinels of the herd, and right well cam \tiey be trusted. 1 The wolf creeps nearer! All the afternoon the^great herd has fed in peace, and as it now slowly moves towards the distant river it is all unconscious that danger is near. Look you well and watch the* wolf, for you aragoihgto see; such a sight as not one main in t...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Figaro — 22 December 1883

TTVIUfnV T- n il 1TTCS i HENRY L. DAVIS' Ladies* and Gentlemen*^'Fine Goia Albert Chains, Kings, Lockets, Studs, &c. llJEllV JEfl JC JUl JL#Xa if JLSv (HENEY L. DAVIS for Ladies' Fine Gold Brooches, Earrings, Bracelets, Necklets, and Lockets.

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