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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
JP1AN0, 0R6AN, &HOSB W A aEIlOUSJB. MKSSHtS. MBELL & to. 0 JUIt Stock «f PIANOS, ORGANS, &c.t is Very Extensive. Every Instrument is iipi'CiAlly 0»n , ^TSiiled, not) ^;narAiit«ed to afninl the fxticmes of the Wtsioni Climate. Easy and Equitable Time Payment fin lf arranged to suit all Buyers. . BRASS HAND INSTRUMENTS, VIOLINS, &«., and all Fittings. .LATEST MCSIC always on hand. ti»> Tiininsr, itegnlat «»;sr, -And BepAlrlngr "f PIANOS nrnl ORGANS is a speciality with ns. -. "&lt;>dr representative visits CHARLE VILLE at regnlar intervals. Orders for Tuning, &c., may be left with V7, TROUP. Chemist. BURHELL AHD CO, . MARGARET-STREET, toowooiba. CBAfKIS & CO.'S SBEAT ' Cleabija Salb .Is without «>oubt THE MOST POPULAR SALE OF THE SEASON. STILL GREATER REDUCTIONS. &lt;!« THE CHOICEST & BEST GOODS REDUCED TO THE PRICE OF * COMMON. Coin* and See for Yooraelf some of the Bdrgaioa. Everyone an Eye-opener. c>...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
Darnell's Imperial r BRISBANE. Ee?alor, Fireproof Staircase, Electric Light. SPECIAL ARRANGEM ENTS» OR L A RH E FAMILIES. Terms will be found Exceptionally Modern* ~ DS, KMALDY, Corner of Galatea and Wills Streets. Sours of Consultation-9 a.in. to TO a.m.; 2 pun. to & p.m.; 7 p.iu to 9 p.ui. Vaccination performed ever}- FRIDAY at p.m. 10CKETT & SHELDON, SOLICITORS, Ac. OFFICES-^-Opposite Gonrt House. Alfred Street, Charleville. Mr.J. F. F. LOCKETT, Commissioner far Affidavits for New Sontli Wales and Yiatsria. " MR. H. T. BOURSE, . BARRISTER-AT-LAW, HAS commenced to practise in Charle .?ille as a LEGAL PRACTITIONER. CHAMBERS: Opposite the Conrt House, AIfred-strc«t. I. J, CARTER AND CO., CHARLEVILLE, FORWARDING, CARRYING, eOUMlSSION ANDJ3ENERAL AGENTS, Reliable Information on all matters relating to Routes, Tariffs, &c. Largs Accommodation Paddock close to KaQway. Steck Received and Tracked. THE QUEENSLAND NATIONAL BANK, LIMITED. Incorporate! under the Compan...
THE ROOF SAVED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
THE ROOF SAVED HIM. The Irishman who went up in the hotel lift without knowing what it was did cot easily get over his surprise. He tells the story in this way: " 1 went to the hotel, and says I, 'Is Mr. Smith in 5* " Says the man with the sojer cap, ' Will yer rUp in ?" "So I steps into the office,and all »f asnddint he pulls the rope, and the walls of the btiildiog began running down to the cellar. " ' Och. (norther,' says I,' wbat'll become of Bridget and the childer which was left below there?' " Sez he " 'Beaisy, sor, they'll b± a'l rfijhfcwhen yer come down.* "'Come down in H,'s»ys 1, 'and it's no office, bat a beathi nish bxlloon that yez have got roe into.* " Andwid that the'walls stood stoik still, and he opened the doer, and there was I with the roof just over my head, and, begorra, that's whtt. saved mo from going np to the. hivins /rafeirejy."
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
LOCAL AND GENERAL. A farther meeting of the Cliarle ville Selectors' Association is called for Saturday next, August 1st. Business important. A meeting of the Mitchell Rabbit Board will be held al 10 a.m. on Monday, when a new chairman will have to be chosen. The Police Conrt reports bnsiness as depressed daring the week, only a few drunks having been dealt with and some tobacco licenses granted. The opening concert and ball to mark the completion of the enlargement of the School of Arts took place last night (Friday) as we went to prass. Fonr loc.il residents have applied for a license for prospecting supposed opal-bearing ground along the railway line, on the Msrweh resumption, about 37 miles from Charliville. It is to be hoped they may strike a Kiinbarley or Mount Morgan-anything, in fact, which will relieve the stringency of the m >ney appear ance"o^J!^Jp5ssuiii it had only been swallowed a few hours beiorc, as there were no marks of decomposition on it. Mr. Geran has pegged ...
A CLIENT'S ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
CLIENT'S ESCAPE. ?" Au innocent muu nee;l never be afraid to face a jury." Bo spofco a young lawyer but Utdy admitted. "Well,*" saii I, From a layman's Bt»ml-pomt j of law, w I think that if I tUcught tile chances I against me, tio lu ttec Uow iimuicut I nere, I wou'd tit-dine the KoLM'Ur." 1 hail just dropped into a ftiemlly chat aud I snwke with my friend, Rirtiurtt Bojmtoi', an , an old la»vjer well known for an extensive . clieuttle antung Ktaid ami quiet old families Turning to liim I saitl PS I lighted a cigar, " What Kay you, Dirk ?.* " In th> ory I a,, rt p with oar young friend, in pmct ce, wilh you. I'll give yon a Gists in point, if you like." "It fa about ten years ago, when I was aroused atwut two o'clock in the fnoroing by a rac-sseiiger from a police-court, the bearer of a hastily scribbled note from an old client of mine. He was a childless widower, much nturestod in Egyptology* and consequently spei.t much of his time in Egypt. Being rich, he could afford this ex...
A DUEL WITH BOW[?]E KNIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
F A DUEL WITH BOWIE I KNIVES. (Br COLOSKI. FRED.) I shall never forget my old partner *. Jim," for to me he is the reminder of a day which ban passed away never to return. Jim was a typical border man and his story of his battle with the seven Kiowa Indians was only one of many such adventures which fell to his lot. Once he quarrelled with a Mexican, »ml w»s challenged to fight. The Misican had the choice of weapons and selected tho knife, t!;e favourite weapon of nil Mexicans Jim would have piofeired the pistol, but readily consented to fight with the knife. Tbe Mexican was armed with a Spanish d»ggir» keen as a razor, while Jim'a «ea|ion was .-*n American blade of the Bowie patu rn. The Bowie knife is very thick at the back with a single edge and a viry sharp point. It is a terrible- wcnjion pnd Jim could handle it in an expert manner. The Gght took place early in Uie even:ng of tl.e day on which tin- quarrel uccurred.and was witnes-rd by a number of Mexicans Indians, and American...
PRECOCIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
PRECOCIOUS. Prsnky (aged six) : "Aunty, dear, do lcok. Vie had sack a pretty head put on iay doll, as it only coat a shiHm'." Aunty ; " Yes; it is it beauty.'' Frenky : " I wonder wbat they woui.i ciiargi to put a new head on you." The horns of (be reindeer, when fell j;r&lt;«ivn, measure about 2^__fjeet from tip to t!j>. ;md there is but little tliffcreuce fjelwceu. thuso of the male and female.'. Those of the maJ^nre a little larger around. \ Milk, boiled with Dae sugar, will ki tj> liming Along voyage. Milk, by gvutle hent, evaporates Into paste or dry cakes. \v!i|ili. with liot lluids, become milk for cvfrv w\v se, anil may be kept for years in cIoh- ». . The Pcmbrofcr* *».-.-iItliicst tttombers of the 0I1W "*. " ?* .>:>»:.»The yield a crcfvl &lt; u - .*??". > '?$Eiy,kKhBr*W;*Vi .xavtveahf-r hu^'nn k'«»|
BOTH PLAYED WITH FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
BOTH PI*AXED WITH FIRE.' ' At a recent guttering of notable men toe aftcr-S'inntr chut turned ripba personal ' ex .pariencej, and a distinguished jurist related tfeis : ? After graduation, he roig.ated to a Western town; months of, idleoej-s, with no prospect of improvement, induced him to seek a new home. Without money to pay bis fare, he boarded a train for Nashville, intending to seek emp'oy ment as reporter on one of the daily newspapers. When the conductor callcd for his tickt t he said: '. I am on the staff of the , of Nsshvillc; I suppose you will pass meT The conductor looked at him sharply. " The editor of that paprr is iu the smoker; come with me ; if he identifies juivall right." He followed the condnclor into tl.&srookc r; the situation was ezulained. Dir. Editor B-vid : "Oh, yes; I recogniso him sa ^one' of the staff. It is all right." Before leaving the train the liwyer »fis>in sought the editor: ' " Why did yen say you recognised me ? I'm Hot oa your paper....
ODDITIES OF ELEPHANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
ODDITIES'OK K EPHAXXS.^' -v.. ) Nothing&lt;.xop' a jiili- o.i anriiil qa 'ratoufd be compotT-il t&lt;> the seiioition of beii g «ei3 with by an i-le|>li nt. Nothiug, I1 . rush, and he &lt;t» s not mv.ttc for mi but go«*s straight at it. A le.t alulco Sfiig tvetyiliii'g on his back, end ihii i ii'cr fy'rtt a second or two in which to m?,kB .iB«ts mind ^vliich overhanging b aiich Ajfit:,*] cling to. or if >tj trill link throwing «Sjf, il A broken nick would be the certain &lt;niU5Bj«- ; qiwacts f f irawfnias. As for "aiojiftuj ftipS,' ] somtbody has well >aid that yeil ml. hi J weiltry to s'op a mnnw.vy locomotiw liy nulT* ? lag with your walking Mick i n »lto f'q&lt; i serk tor beck on ilephant at Su-h' «. Httfiifet.'iiJ with "he guad. ' . ] By s'rokii-g nn eleph nt's lip iri-'a.' ow.fsi;* i ma'nn> ryoo can makr it purr like a feisgQjiljifl*. j alkii>, t'li the eaith shakes beii 'jaw I feci. When itisafraid rxinipyitsqsrwflvif...
Charleville Barrier. THE MITCHELL RABBIT BOARD AND ITS WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
j§$adt»iUf Ittrot THE MITCHELL RABBIT BOARD AND ITS WORK. OUR local contemporary recently de voted a lengthy article, partly his torical, partly political, and partly administrative, to the Mitchell Rab bit Board and its affairs. As the first meeting of the newly-elected Board will take place on Monday next, the occasion will be an appro priate one for making a few addi tional remarks. We do not propose to toach any further on the politi cal issne than to state that we share the snrprise and regret gene rally expressed at the rejection of the lute chairman (Mr. Hood), ot whose zeal, energy, and administra tive ability there conld be no qnes tion. Onr contemporary points ont that, From the formation of the Mitchell Rabbit Board in 1892 to the 31 at March of this yeir, nearly £80,000 ban been col lected for rates. The Government nob sidy, in the shape of netting landed at Clmrleville free of coat, amounted to over £29,000. Added to ttieae is a bank over draft of £4000. In all the enor...
A YOUNG ELEPHANTS TOILET. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 25 July 1896
YOUNG ELEPHANTS TOILET A great many babies dislike soap and water, &nbsp; &nbsp; and cry when they are being washed. Not6 so &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the great four-legged baby at the Zoological Gardens. He likes to feel the cold water &nbsp; over him in pailfuls, and l to share his thick &nbsp; rough skin rubbed and scrubbed with a hazel &nbsp; &nbsp; broom. The young creature has not got &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; things to amuse him in his English prison, and &nbsp; so the mornitig visit of his keeper is looked &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; forward to with delight.As soon as the man &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; enters down goes the big baby upon his knees, and anyone standing by. can see by the &nbsp; curling of the trunk and the twinkling of the eyes how he enjoys his toilet. They hunt in their wild state, are great an...
SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
SCHOOL OF ARTS. The opening concert and dance to mark the completion of the recent en largement of the School of Arts took place on Friday evening last. The attendance was good, though not so large as the merits of the matter war ranted. His Worship the Mayor (Mr. A. Aeschimann), In declaring the building open, remarked that, going back some few years, a few gentlemen formed them selves into a committee to collect funds to build a School of Arts. They were very successful, and the public, through their steady exertions, were provided with the old establishment. He thought and he trusted the public would agree with him that the additions made to the building were a great improvement to Charleville. He had been requested in his official capacity as Mayor of the town to open the new building, which, gave iiim much pleasure. Enough money had been collected to enable the committee to erect the present handsome building, which was a credit to any town. His Worship, after making a few very...
PATIENCE REWARDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
PATIENCE REWARDED. "Things never go exactly right in this world." .aid Kathleen to herself, with a sigh. And it certainly did seem rather hud that of the two men »he liked, one, who was rich could not marry ber because she was engaged to the other, and the Other could not because'^a was Soar. 0t She bad ate Ambrose Gresham. the artist, fliat, and bad been won at once by his hand some appearance and charming manners, and she had quite believed him when he said that the thought of her would spur him on to win the mosey that would enable him to make her his wife. And so she had. promised io many him when the money was woo. Thee came Tom Preston, with his good face so fall of anaetfish kindliness that one could not ielp liking him, and Kathleen found herself valai o;j his friendship before it remotely entered her head that she could have his lova as well. She had takeu it so much for granted that' everybody in Dalyton knew and talked about her engagement to Ambrose, that she never dream...
WHERE HE CAME FROM. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
AVHEhE ME'~CAME FROM. . j An impuitnnt qiiir>tii>n in theology was puttleil the nth&lt;r i!:iy hy two little Una, one It ur uml t!i>; oih-r live years. i.illlu four-', t.ir-old a-.itl to tlu- otlu r: .' W'ht rc did that litllc b&lt;-by cunvi from that is at your 1 uii-i--, Kofcbie Stephen ?'" Tin: .-iiimvi" \s«» : " He came from Heaven, ami you cr.me fiuai Heaven, too. Willie llru tU'rwn." ? Tin- r. ply c*iiie b?>k ssqu'ck a* a 0 sh, '. Xo, 1 &lt;UJn'i;l WjDctomSsotUo'J."
"TO MAKE FOUR." [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
-TO MAKE FOUR." Fond or whist ? So am I ; though I don't j pre'end to understand tl.e game scientifically. I plar a rnblx r now and tlien to amuse some frit n'ls, or to please nn old aunt-and thatscrt of tiling, don't you know! Like everybody . Isr, I have hail some odd experience* ; bat of all the wliist parti* s iu which I was ever asked to take a hand, the most extraordinary was one iu which not a trick was made nor a card dealt. In fact we did not get so far as the card table. Itrhappen) d in this way. It was in my undergraduate days, toward the end of " tht Lonjr," that I went to stay a few days at Amblebury nith my uncle, Colonel Maurici!, who was a bachelor. He had not loos before returned fc omlndia,where he had been in cotnm»nd of his regiment, the lOOih Lancers ; and he was now living in most charming country, which he was anxious for me to visit. I had not se«-n him since I was a boy at Eton, anil, as in thuse early days I had always been a favourite of his, I was looking...
LOGICAL JUDGMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
LOGICAL JUDGMl-.NT. A woman, little nrrysfcjtncd to travelling and nervous r liber than otherwise, found herself on the i xpr r.-s tbe other mornirg bound for London. The train had arrived at Rugby when tbe old lady aske.l tbe gturd if there was any fear of an aciidmfc. " Yes, ma'am." he leplicd, " plenty of fear, j but no dangrr." " AVby ?" a»ked tbe anxious woman. .. Because e very wheel has a brake," was the reply. " But, sir," she rtturnid fiarfully. "suppusc something should g«t wrong with the brake 7" " Well, then ti:e engine could be reversed, or a |irtss2ie could be put on strong enough to keep tbe carriages from slipping." " But, guard,," the replied with deep anxiety, " suppose even that should give way, what woul'l tecome of us all then ?T " Well,"' replied the guard slowly, as if weighing a momentous question with all the care it deserved, " that, ma'am, would depend on tbe kind o' life yon'd keen leading." I The Visitor (gently): You say you \»ero naughy, Bertha. I'm su...
A RAJAH. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 1 August 1896
A RAJAH. *' No,'Mr. Ellerman;,, I am very ficrrfj but I mc?t sehwe.. -P.ir?cmally, I like yoa, but my 8«iiir5i'tar' will bav.fr'a nice little for tune of her. own. soiaq day; and therefore 1 think I aaj rijjhf, iii sayiis^ thai?she ouarlil to find soma jiiciili acre eligible parti thaa you can ever fes.'0-' Mrs. Todd; 7fas-"a' i&lt;fidavr. Her husband had made-his t^auey through tinned meats, ; and thcrs-fws ph© tfUpht. not to have coxa? plained when young. Kiierman, poor as ba was, asked tor litr diiuguter'a hand, for ha came of a'?jyyrvi. Lii^thsis family. She dul sBtiw. lNJwever, that Nancy and the yqirag .faarrist^r had already plightf1 die - "-lot'i.-soais. time previously. One aftcii'iijon. s'ovsit! few day after the events recorded ixisoVs, lire. Todd and hei daughter were aitting'fiSdna in the drawhig room of K, ItUdlso;a-&lt;»ii«3,re, \V. ' Suddsrsly, the door 'ftpened and two visitors wese announced. / One oi . ivaa. Apdrew Fellowes, a friend o£:di6 'r«lds,...