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ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
Police Magistrate-T. S. Sword. Post and Telegraph Master—W. H. Morison. &nbsp; Line Repairer-C. E. Blake. State School Teacher Police Queensland National Bank-Manager, W. Fulton; Accountant, J. Hollis. Medical Practitioner-Dr. Spark. Aramac Jockey Club-W. J. Gardiner, hon. Secretary. Auctioneer-F. W. Kingston. Storekeepers-Thompson & Cashion ; Tilbury & Co.; Schneider & O'Brien ; J. Farrrell. Hotels-Royal-G. Porter; Aramac, W. J. Kingston. Chemist—W. B. Steel. Blacksmith-G. Porter. Bootmaker-D. O'Brien. &nbsp; Saddler-C. Moeser. Butchers-Burgoyne & Vines, Painter-H. Burley. Newspaper Proprietor-W. J. Hodda. Agent for Champion-W. B. Steel, Stock and Station Agents-Tilbury & Co.
SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
SPRINGSURE Police Magistrate—J.G. McDonald. &nbsp; Post and Telegraph Master—Frank cosgrove. Assistant : Charles Moore. Inspector of Stock-Thomas Middleton. Presbyterian Minister—W. J. D. Meiklejohn, Teachers State School—Francis L. Walker. Susan Deacon, Ella Hoare. Police-Sergeant in charge : Paul Love, Hotels-Commercial, John Stone; Shearer's Arms, Harry Ah Hing ; Springsure, Willie Ah Wah ; Carrier's Arms. Jimmy Ah Foo. Storekeepers-Hinton Brothers,, M. C. Thomp- son, L. Meyers. Butchers-George Milliken, D. C. O'Ryan, D. Phelps. Saddlers—Geo. Alchen, H. Ellis. Blacksmiths—M. C. Thompson, E. Clarke. Boardinghouse Keeper—T. Cahill. Auctioneer-W. Fleming. Agents for the Champion—Hinton Bros. &nbsp;
CHARLEVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
CHARLEVILLE. Police Magistrate-W. E. P. Okeden. Land Office-Commissioner : G. C, Watson ; Recording clerk : T. A. Brerston. Police-Inspector : T. Thornton. Telegraph-Stationmaster: P. E. G. Lunny; Operators : J. D. Murphy, F. Boddington ; Line Repairer : H. Norman. Postmaster-R. A. Skinner. Poundkeeper-A. Davis. Registrar of Marriages-W. E. P. Okeden. Warrego Racing Club—D. P. Okeden, sec Medical Practitioner-Dr. C. Jurs. Chemist-C. Jurs. Storekeepers-Walter Flood & Co., R. & A. Skinner. Wm. Marks. Hotels-Victoria, R. T. Furlong; Charleville, E. Foster ; Royal, Thos. Hennessy ; Tele- graph, Wm. Smith. Auctioneer and Commission Agent—J. Davis. Commission Agents—R. and A. Skinner. Blacksmith—J. Swift. Wheelwright-H. Hinch. Butcher—C. H. Millar. Saddler—J. Partridge. &nbsp; Watchmaker—H. Tootel. Aerated Water Manufacturer-C. Birchcr. Shoemaker—C. Wetzke. Hairdresser—C. T. Bell. Soap Manufacturer—C. Bircher. School Teacher-Mrs. Caldwell. Boardinghouse Keeper—Cee ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
For Private Sale, ROSEBROOK STATION. Four Hundred square Miles of Country. One Thousand Head Mixed Cattle. Liberal Terms JOHN MONAHAN has received instruct- ions from Messrs. Dreyer Bros. to sell by private contract, That splendid Run in the Gregory North Pastoral district, known as the ROSE- BROOK STATION. This valuable property is situated on the Mayne River, and comprises 400 square miles of saltbush country, lightly timbered with mulgar, and supplied with an abundance of grass and permanent water. The fattening properties of the grasses on this country are too well known to need comment. With the station will be sold 1000 head more or less of mixed cattle, purchased from the celebrated Avington herd, and second to none in the west. TERMS-One-third cash; balance at six and twelve months, secured on the station. For further particulars apply to J. MONAHAN, Blackall. RANSOME'S PATENT STEAM TREE-FELLER And LOG CROSSCUT SAW Effects an ENORMOUS SAVING in LABOUR. Four men with the mach...
ISISFORD—WITTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
ISISFORD-WITTOWN. Police Magistrate : W. C. Cardew. Clerk of Petty Sessions : W. T. Stuart. Postmaster: J. Whitman. Poundkeeper: L. E. Ashby. Hotels-Westward Ho, J. McDonnell; Ted- dington, J. Dorrian. Storekeepers—W. & J. Whitman. Blacksmith and Wheelwright—J. Swan. Saddler—E. Cowan &nbsp; Butcher—W. Mears Boarding-house keeper—H. Rabig. Westward Ho Jockey Club.-Secretary : J. &nbsp; Whitman.
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
The Western Champion. Vita ahm fitrri* worn rut. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23. THE Assembly has reduced the vole for Volunteers to £7000. It is a pity they did not wipe out the item altogether from the Estimate. The country derives no benefit from the force, and is not likely to require their assistance. The idea of an invasion of Queensland by a foreign army is an idea too ludi- crous for serious discussion. If any nation goes to war with England, that nation will require all its ironclads to protect its own ports. Should such an event occur there is not much fear of any foreign war-vessels being sent to these coasts. It is possible a few priva- teers might think it worth their while to cruise in Australian waters for the pur- pose of picking up a stray prize or two ; but the British squadron on this station is quite sufficient to look after marauders &nbsp; and protect our commerce. As far as we can understand, the Volunteers would only be needed to repel the advance of s...
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. STONEY POINT, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. STONEY POINT. July 25. MR BAIRDS' 1000 head of cattle passed on the 22nd instant; they looked very well for the distance they came. Eight head were drowned at the crossing of Cooper's Creek, by the untimely interference of a traveller, who was crossing in the opposite direction and &nbsp; caused the cattle to ring. A subscription was made for the purpose of &nbsp; sinking a well for the benefit of the public &nbsp; Two men took the job, but abandoned it 0n account of coming lo rock at about 6 feet. On the 23rd we had very heavy rain which lasted for a day and night almost without a break. 3in. of rain was said to have fallen in the time. I am sorry to have to tell that Messrs. Hamilton and Co. suffered a loss by it, on account of their new ntore not being roofed in. The rain beat so heavy against the mud walls that they fell, ami had to be abandoned. They have now started an iron building. Every one (with the excepti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 23 August 1879
L. E. ASHBY, AUCTIONEER, AND COMMISSION AGENT, ISISFORD. NOTICE. SHEARING will commence on Wellshot Station the first week in September. 40.000. JAS. ALEX. DUNCAN, Manager. NOTICE. TENDERS will be received by the under- signed up to 12 noon on TUESDAY, September 2nd, for erecting a HOTEL at the corner of Shamrock and Thistle Streets. Plans and Specifications may be seen at the Bushman's Arms Hotel, blackall. The lowest nor any tender not necessarily accepted. WILLIAM FROST. &nbsp; Blackall, August 15. QUEENSLAND PUNCH. EXHIBITION DOUBLE NUMBER-NOW READY. CONTENTS: H.M.S, Pinafore-Pleasures of Station Life The reason Why—The Modern Caesar How to Get Homesteads — Another Slight Mistake, &c. Publishers: GORDON & GOTCH, Qucen-st., Brisbane. £2 REWARD. LOST, from Bimerah^^^^^^horse, branded HNS nt^^^^^ feet. One Brown Horse^^ over ID near shoulder, two diamonds and 4 off shoul- der, diamond 6 diamond near thigh, tip off near ear. The above reward will be paid on d...
The Late Debate. MR. MACROSSAN'S RAILWAY POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
The Late Debate. MB. MACBOSSAJI'S 11 AIL WAY POLICT. Dcuing the progress of tlic recent debate on Mr. Griffith's want of confldcncc motion Mr. Maeros&m said: lCvcry tnile we make westward-and I am not prepared to Bay lb at the same will not happen to Jjrnncli lines-will not only pay more than the interest upon itB cost of con-: HtrucLion, but will tend to rcthicc the interest , we are paying on the more cosily lines til- j ready built. Wc arc continually being told that these liucs are to be run out westward solely for the benefit of tbc pastoral lessees. The pa«ioral lessees, like every other class of men in tlic couutry, pay their shore towards the general revenue of the colony. They pay as much in the Bhapc qf taxation oa any other individual*, HO do their employe*, and the carrier*, dam-rankers, nnd workers on station* gcucrally. In addition to this lliey pay fur tbc tuu of the country which they have the privilege of grafting upon, a certain amount ]icr annum in what ar...
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. LANSBOROUGH RIVER, August 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
COUNTRY NEWS. TILOM ocn OWN COHRESPOKDEKTS. II&NSBOILOT/GK ITLVER, August 12. Ab I have not scon any,&lt;pjw^pwffl fcggi this j)art of Uic M itchGl^^j^jwpBfijL^&lt;i^ - take upon jnyeolf tlic &lt;p£^^j^K4|ji)f££ scnting Hie the movements of &lt;' 1 can hardly you repposent as tiie I knew it to be thre?iiyflitt» Mg6, tolt jwillj some'metamorphosis lion taken place it uiuhI be, and only odds another proof to the many, that Queensland is advancing with rapid strides. The township of Hugbendcn it* also progressing, but it* still in the " short coaled" phase yet, although we boast of two pubs., two storcn, chcmislV «hop, blacksmith's ditto, police magistrate, and a daily, but no one has breathed the probability of any enter prising editor fixing his pugs with us yet. The day may come, however, and we arc still very young. With regard to movements of stock, I may stale that Mr. O'Shanuassy with 15,000 head of Messrs. Stevenson and Pulmer'H cattle, p...
Experiences in the Far West. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
Experiences in the Far West. Br A TBAVELLKH. I (Continued from, our last.) WE could see a peculiarly formed chain ol mountains, ahead of US| assuming many grot esque shapes, pinnacles, sugar loaf, table mountains, ice. Tliis is n peculiar feature in ?the scenory of the Far West j the mountains, although not.ldfty when you come near them, are veiy picturesque, and being generally of a clay or reddish colour, when the sun shines on them they appear to advantage. I must not forget to mention that a mob of cattlc were ahead of us, proceeding to a station named Koxborough Downs, on the Herbert. They had two carts with them, consequently wc could often sec the two wheel-tracks they left behind, which was a great advantage; as we wore enabled io improve on their route by compass, courses, whereby we gained a .good many miles. Our leader now overtook us, and glad wo were to see him, bringinglettere, all the news he could glean, and also the ?late newspapers, which some of us industri ously ...
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, August l5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FB019 OtJB SPECIAL COBBEBrONDENT, August la. 'ON Tuesday we nil turned out expecting to too some fnn generally. Griffith had given notice lliat he intended to move a 110 confi dence notion. The House was crowded with spectators, the ladies .coming out in groat force.; so much demand was there on space that the cadets of Hatuard were oustedfrom their usual sent at a tabic in the gallery, aod their placotaken by able-bodied females. It was a disappointment. The leader of the Opposition simply said.: We intend to follow out almost exactly the same policy, as re gards railway construction, but we consider ourselves personally better filled for office than these men. Everybody had expected that Sam would have.madc.rathcr.a masterly speech, as he has tho reputation of being cunning at fence, but when it came to a case of " Codlin'e the.friend, not Short," Uic con tusion was'lame and impotent. M'llwraiUi followed 6am, and scored a few points,,- in fact was in better form ...
SOLUTIONS TO PUZZLES IN NO. 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
PUZZLES IN Ko. 9. rwick. Condn Irarford. K«bp. Nor Sarah. Anna. Winifred. JUay. Topsy. flQOASB WoUDS.-0. Comet Olive Mile* Event To 8 ty 7, Aster 61 o n e Towns Ennui Bos i n 8. Btrooo Alarum Bimte Ctudcn On rowo Omened 9, May Ale yet ii. Fir e Ibex Rewi Exit DOUBLE Aobobticb,-12. Bellini lycurguS Antoncill C araetaonS KingeclifK A )) o 1 1 O L u t h" o K Liciifi e 1 U 18. LixenbtrO AlcppO DemotriuB X a I S : B 1 I Sntral* 14. WaggaWaggA I 8 o R N o g o A T a r o o M O t t o w A NowcndoC in. C a t a r r H O u » E . 1' an n ra A Y 1 c 1 1) B I a w L Obi O p c N K n a v K BtceploH 1C. ENIGMA.-'Uocldinmpton. 17. O&tftoq itAPn. Full many a gem o£ nurcsl ray serene, TUs dark uutaUiomcd eaves of oucnn even, Kull mai^jBMjMirjwnito blush unseen, And womin|Mwrutn'$ti the desert air, rfSr'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
> Bilious Bever. C never falls, lie disease, re us the system eeUons of the [10iliaa&lt;i«> EHEOMATIO MtXTUEE invariably cures all mdi .Sections. Uver Complaints.-CRIPPB'S TONIC AN TIBILIOtJB PILLS act directly on the liver, atitmilate the, secretion of bile, remove all inflammation, and exert a general tonic and invigorating infinonoe upon the whole sys tem. Always on Bale : A large stock of Quinine, UtJTohninc, Blood Mixture, Fain Killer, Hollowsy's medicines, Cockle's pills, Bleed man's powders, Toilet requisites, Mail, Tooth, And Hair Brushes, Sponges, Toilet Soaps, &c. Oonntay orders reoeivo prompt attention and quick deaiatcL 0. F. CBIPPS, ?' XtUOLT AHD DBPEKBIKG CHKMIT, WHOLESALE Dbdqoibt, EOCKHAMPTON. CHAMPION eUBSOBlPriONa WD beg to acknowledge tlic following Subscriptions received since our noticc last week: J. tf_ Elderalle, £1; J. T. A-, Enniskillen, «i. u- maenaie, ei; a. i. n £1; W. 0. W-, Lammermoor, £1,
LEISURE HOURS. 32. CHARADES. STATIONS IN QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
LEISURE HOPES. 32. CHARADES. STATIONS IN QUEENSLAND. With flapping* wings and croaking sound, The first will rise bum off the eround. 3'he sccond terminates tlic track From which no traveller e'er comes bnck. Mow purely with this information You'll find out some adjacent station. 33. My first is on the ocenn strand, My second on a lady's hand, My third is often on n table, Now find the word if you arc able. Si. My first is rosy, rich, and rare, My second's round you every where, The first and second when at sea, Both very for away will be, The wliole a station vciy nice is, Somewhere about Uiut ford called I&is. BURIED WORDS, 35. Mabcclikk NAMEE. 1. When I travelled in the Gulf country I had »m&lt;Uc with one cje. 3. Find«g&lt;>l&lt;lileld. The Government will >j|Ajnoa&lt;£orit. I cblillition of anger I fl^gfl^nafonibly before he , on colonialiy ft^ftftto'wiio con gorge off rye bread. 7, Wc can take another berth on the steamer from Rock...
MELBOURNE. FRIDAY, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
MELBOUBNE. FBEDAT, Apgust29. | The Sheap Show on Tuesday was largely attended. It is considered one ol the most magnificent erar seen in the colony, but the 6alca were few, and the priocs Jow. At * fire which broke out in a wooden tenement in CorcoratfB Lane, a young woman named Eliza Castles was horned to death. At a caucus meeting ol ministerial sup porters, it was resolved to adapt a proposal to remit £00,000 enstom datics, and impose a stomp tax instead to that amount The following telegrams appeared la ?our second edition of Tuesday last: BEUTEB'S TF.LECttlUa. LONDON, August 2L The War Office authorities have An nounced that Captain Cauoy is ex onerated from all blame in connection witli the death of the Prince Imperial, and that he retains hie fall rank. Latest intelligence from the Cape states that Sir Garnet Wolsley arrived at Rorkc's Drift on the 3rd instant. Cetawayo had not surrendered, but was at a kraal on the north bank of the Umvelosi with only a small number of follo...
SYDNEY. FRIDAY, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
BVDNEY. FEIDAY, August 29. Mr. Barton, the barrister, lias been returned to the Assembly for the University. Numerous applications arc being made for space in the New South Wales court at the Exhibition. Tlio Colonial courts arc all progressing rapidly. News from Noumea states that good reports continue to arrive of gold discoveries in tho northern end of the island. Official reports slaU'8 that six reefs have been traced for two thousand feet. The gold is vory rich. One ounce of shotty gold was washed from SS pounds of dirt. The Vale of Glwydd Colliery difficulty has terminated, Tho locked out men have re turned to work, and have resolved for tho future to adhere to the rules of the colliery. The Windsor train WHS tlirowu off the track | by a stone supposed to have been designedly placed on the point*. Ka damage resulted. Nemo's tips fur Uic Derby arc Falmouth, Nellie, and Gainfiboixnigh or Chesterfield; f« r Metropolitan, Andovcr or Sweetmeat, first, and Kiiumon, sccond; for the H...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
CORRESPONDENCE. TO COUJtKSl'ONDENXS. SEcn&TAiu&e of Itaoc, Cricfcct, mid other local Clubs will confer u favor upon ur nud upon the public by forwnrdinp to this olllec reports of meetings, matuhes, nud any news of importance likely to interest our numerous reader?;. Hales of utoek, notices of travelling sheep, cattle, or holies, arrivals of tennis, Klation liL-w.s, and nil matters of pncinl in. lore tit, \\ill be iljnijki*ulJy received imd ac knowledped. Our racing calendars and Ktud-1*ooks, com blticd ivith our sporting editor'* intfiirto knowledge of Queensland liom-s, will cuablc us to supply inquirers with correet replies to any questions elating to the turf upou which they arc desirous of obtaining informa tion. The columns of this journal are open to our Pubscribci'H for the djt>cusHi&lt;iu of any matter* of local public interest. l'cnsun&ti* ties Htnctlv excluded. All communications must be addressed to the KdJtor. LADOU.-Ilcld over. Nkveumo...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. VIENNA, August 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 30 August 1879
LATEST NEWS. BY EI.ECTIIIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. ECUTCn'S TELLGHAMS. VIENNA, August 25. Official Tcports show a large estimated deficiency in the wheat and rye crops throughout the Austro-Hungarian Em pire. CONSTANTINOPLE, August 25. The Porte have determined to dis band the Bcdifs, or second reserve force, in consequence of great financial strains. UBRLUJ, August 27. Count Andrassy is paying a visit to Bisraark, who will shortly return the visit at Vienna. These interviews are' regarded as denoting the approaching close alliance of Germany with Austria. LONDON, August 25. Heavy Tains continue throughout the United Kingdom, accompanied by seri ous floods, which have caused great devastation. The prospects of the grow ing wheat crops are still more gloomy. LONDON, August 26. Lord Chelmsford LBS resigned his command and returned from the Capo. A letter from the Duke of Cambridge formally releases Captain Carey from arrest. The letter censures the man Harrison, who was with t...