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SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. BRISBANE. November 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
BFBOIAI/ TEUWAife. BRISBANE. Hovembjr 1.' A private telegram received from l^ondon to-day states there is a good rtpmiuiii to wool; prices higher. MBLBOOB&fl, Norember 1. Messrs. Hastings, Cunningham & Oo. report that prices at the wool sales today were well maintained. Quotations: greasy, -/7 to -/12; scoured, >/U to -/JO. The Derby was won by Buwarrow; Bella drum seoond.; Rivalry third. The Essendon Stakes were won by flwirel ler; i« Loup, second ; Btratheara, third.
Sport in the Country.—Fishing, [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
Sport in (he Country.-Fishing, j BmroBNM in the country districts are often at a loss to know how to pass their holidays in the most pleasant and profitable maimer; for their guidance, therefore, we propose to give a few hints which put into practical operation may afford a means of healthy enjoyment to the younger branches of the community, Angling is a recreation which has a twofold recommendation; it affords sport abroad and plenishes the larder at home. The Barcoo river abounds with fish, and in the larger waterholes bream and perch are plentiful. The largest site we have hooked vary from tour to six pounds, the average being about two pounds, The fish are excellent eating, and less bony and better flavored than the perch, roach, and chub of the English riven. The fishing tackle required consists of the ordinary line and hook, and the best bait is raw beef, shrimps, frogs, or the flesh of any birds. The water holes abound with shrimps, which may easily be caught in a net or old ...
SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
SPORTING NEWS. Local Racing Calendar. Deoember 26, 27.-Westward Ho Jockey Club Annual Meeting. Entries, HOT. 19; weights, Dec. 4; aooeptances, -. January 1,2.-Muttaburra Turf Club Annual Meeting. Entries, Deo. 20; weights, -; acceptances, -. January 11, 16.-Blackall Midsummer Meet ing. Entries, Dec. 10; weights, Dec. 28; acceptances, Jul 7. THE remit of the running for the Melbourne Cup shows that the cognoscenti were as usual out in their surmises. Indeed at every meeting now the knowing ones make hideous mistakes, and the prophets are as unreliable as the mystery men of American Indiana. The Cop was won by Darriwell, an outsider so far as the betting is concerned, bis price being 100 to 8. Darriwell is a brown entire, 6 years of age, by Tim Whiffler (imp.) out of ii'oma, by Conrad out of Thalia (imp), by Brocket out of Comedy's dam by Touchstone. He ran second for the Maiden Plate at las mania in 1878, and won the Spring Handicap at Flemington in the same year. At the same meeting...
SYDNEY. FRIDAY, November 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
SYDNEY. I F&iday, November 7. I The manager and accountant of the Com mercial Bank at Lithgow have been tried and found guilty of embezzlement. He former was sentenced to tiro yean', and the latter to one year's Imprisonment The Presbyterian Assembly have appointed the Bcv. Mr. Kinross as delegate to the Fan-Presbyterian Conference at Philadel phia. A telegram from London states that H.M.8. Bacchante, with'the Boyal Prinoes on board, will visit the West Indies before coming to Australia. The Education Bill introduced into the Assembly, withdraws all aid from denomina tional schools, and provides for religious instruction during school hours. The schooner Tanfahan, bound for Mary borough with coal, struck upon a reef near the Solitaries and went down. The crew were all saved,
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS. BRISBANE. WEDNESDAY, November 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
COLONIAL AlO) INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUE SPECIAL OOBBEBPOKDESTS. BRISBANE. WEDNESDAY, November 6. At the sale yesterday of forfeited runs in the unsettled district*, there was a moderate attendance. The bidding for several lots was decidedly brisk, and very few were passed in. Fanny, November 7. Parliament has been further prorogued to the £8rd December. Constable Pettitt, who arrested the bush ranger who stack up the Charleville coach, has been promoted to the rank of senior constable, and has reoeived a reward of £20. A woman named Kirby murdered her infant by nearly severing the head from the body with a knife at Tombo yesterday. She afterwards attempted to oommit suicide. J. A. Kennedy, a well-known carrier in the north, has been attacked by the blacks at Tam O'Shanter Point He was struck with a club. One horse was speared, and the others scattered. The blacks stole a pack saddle, clothes, and other things. Seventy-three divisions under the Divisional Boards Act, and embracing the ...
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON. November 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON. November 5. I At the survey of a black of crown land at Hukutai, the surveyors were stopped by an armed party of natives. No violent measures, however, were attempted. THE following telegrams appeared in our second edition of Tuesday lost: LONDON, October 80. Wool market active; prioes show an advance of a penny to three lmlfpeiico; arrivals to date-71,000 bales. Tallow is quoted : beef, 89s. Cd; mutton, 40s. Cd. MADRID, Ootober 80. Tlie silver and irou mines at Almoira have been inundated, and a considerable quantity of ore has been lost in con sequcnce. . An extraordinary waterspout broke over the town of A|plaga, doing con siderable damage. Qdebbo, Ootober 29. i The newly formed Ministiy have resigned, owing to the Governor Laving refused them a dissolution.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
f IMPORTANT tfOTIOH. i-'UBLICASB* LICENSING ACT. EBSOSS applying -for PUBLICANS' i.]0,KN0JjS1'sr&lt;rmirtciS( &lt;>f. tCc snrac, in llu1 ilUlI'iclH of Tamlm, Iiliicknll, Isisfurd, Aniroiic, Mmlubiirro, Winton, or froiu.iiny plane in the Western District, are reminded that their APPLICATIONS AUU ILLKUAL unless previously advertised throe limes jn the TWO NHAHIiHl' local papers- tlie Amman Mail and Wc&tom Champion. The charge for three insertion's is £1 Cs., which must be PAID IN ADVANCE. Orders unaccompanied by rcmittaiiec will not receive attention. I To the .Worshipful the Justices of the Pence, J acting in and for,the district of Slack all, in die colony of £uccnhland. I JOSEPH' WAl.TKBS, notf residing at , the Junction Ibmls, pear Bluckall, in the ilibiric-tiotlilXokoll,do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply at tlie next Licensing Meeting to be boMeu for thin dis trict, on. the 11th day of November, next, ensuing, for a t'nbl i can's Cou...
MELBOURNE. WEDNESDAY, November 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
MELBOURNE. WEDNESDAY, November 5. I The raoes on Tuesday were well attended. The weather was splendid. The Cup was wan by Daraiwell; Sweetmeat, eccond; Buwarrow, third. The fatter took the lead until half-way down the straight, when he was passed by Darriwell and Sweetmeat, the race being won by a length. Twenty-eight started. Fbidat, November 7. Two armed men stuck tip the Australian Joint Stock Bank at Hoe, Gippsland. They were successfully resisted by the Manager. The men escaped into the bush, but were arrested next day. Mr. Joseph Masson, president of the Glas gow Chamber of Oommerae, arrived by the steamer Assam. He intends visiting the Exhibition, and making a tour of the colonies. The Oaks wen: won by Pctroa; Bivatiy, second; Nellie, third.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
B I I, TON & SONS WHOLESALE ADD RETAIL STOREKEEPERS, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, BLACKALL. FOR SALE. MERIVO BAMS and SHORTHORN BULLS for sale at Minnie Downs. Apply to ARCHER k CO. Fencing Wire. FOB SALE at Echo Hills, about 2!"> tons Black Wire, Nos. 6, 8, 9, and 10. Cheap.-Apply at the Station. TAMBO. FOB SALB, a First-Class Kit of Blnck smith's Tools; also Patent Spring Cait Axles and turned Waggon Axles and Buggy Axles, Apply to JOHN UOBRISSKY, or G. D. HARRIES Church of England. A MEETING of the Committee will be held on TUESDAY NEXT, the 11th instant, at Mr. O'Malley's Hotel, at eleven bjd. A.ULOOQ, Hon. Sec, and Treasurer. Blackall, November 7. Blackall Public Hall Company, Limited. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that n CALL of TWO SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE per share has this day been made at a Meeting of Directors of the above Com pany ; and all shares in the said Company in respect of which the said call remains unpaid after the expiration of twenty-one days nom the date her...
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 8 November 1879
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. &nbsp; &nbsp; Police Magistrate:—George Ranking. Magistrate to consent to the marriage of minors—J. C.Higginson &nbsp; &nbsp; Govt. Medical Officer.—Dr. C. I. Moran. Land Office.—Commissioner: V. Desgrand. Recording Clerk : S. Bedford. Native Police.—Inspector: F. Murray. Sub- inspectors: H. G. Gough, H. P'. Kaye, E.Eglinton. &nbsp; Local Police.—Sub-Inspector: J. Ahern. Post and Telegraph Office.—Postmaster: C. &nbsp; E. Augstein. Line Repairer: J. G. Quinn. Primary School Teacher—W. H. L. Campbell. Anglican Church.—Incumbent : Rev. P. D. Kinghan. &nbsp; Poundkeeper : J. Monahan &nbsp; &nbsp; Registrar of Marriages : W. H. L. Campbell. Queensland National Bank—Manager: A, Ulcoq. Accountant: W. H. Charker. Barcoo Pastoral Society. — Secretary: J. Monahan. Barcoo Racing Club.—Secretary: J. Monahan. Oddfellows' Society.—Noble Grand : S. Stevens. Bailiff Petty Debts Court.—R. M...
WESTERN DISTRICT, DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
TOSSTE&N DISTRICT, DIRECTORY. HT.AflKALL.. Polioe Magistrate :-¥pporge Banking. .. Magistrate to-consent to the marriage of minors-J. C. Higginson. Govt, Medical Officer.-Dr. C. I. Moras. Land Office.-Commissioner: T. Desgrand. Recording. Qlerlt: h. Bedford. . . , Kativa #toli$b.-^IwiBC&lt;!tpj;: jV WOTay. Sub-| bMon: H. B: uough; B. P, Kayo, EKglinton. Ixxsal Polioe.-Bab-Inspcetor: J. Ahem. Poet and Telegraph Office.-Postmaster: O. B. Augstein. One Repairer: J.Q. Qulnu. Primary flchool Teacher.-W. H. L. Campbell. Anglican Ohunth.-rlpapmbent: Eev. P. D. . . Kinghw,. . ..? Ponndkcepef: J. Monahan. ' Registrar of Marriages : W. H. L, Campbell. ?.Queensland National Bank.-Manager: A. - Vlcoij. Accountant: W. B. Charker. , ^Barooo Pastoral 'Soclety.-fJeorctoiy: J. ' »'^priHjin.' ' ' ' , B*rc6o fUCcIng-Club.-Seeretair: J.Monahan. ' aO(ldKU6w»; Society:-Noble 'Grand : 8. Stevens;1 ? ^ Bpiliff Pe$y Debts 06ut&-^B..Maj?cweH. "' fiWrcketpiri-Brigga & Haclcenci...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
B LION & RONS Wholes*u: AND RETAIL STOREKEEPERS, YVIKE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, BLACKAT.L. HUGH TOOTELL, WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER AND JEWELLER, HAS commenced business in Biackall at Frost's llotcl. All Watches nnd Clocks thoroughly re paired, and guaranteed tu keep in older for twelve months. Sewing Machines and Music Boxes impaired in a workmanlike maimer. TAMBO. FOR BALE, n First-Class Kit of Black smith's Tools; also Patent Spring Cart Axles and turned Waggou Axles and Buggy Axles. Apply to JOHN MORRISSEY, or E. D. HARRIES FOR SALE. MERIVO RAMS and SHORTHORN BULLS fur Hale at Minnie Downs. Apply to ARCHER it CO. NIVE SAW MILLS. MESSRS. REID BROS, arc authorised to receive orders (or SAWN TIMBER un uiy account. TEBMS-CASH ON DELIVERY. E. D. HARRIES. Tambo, June 12,1879. Reduction in Price. PINE TIMBER. ITM1E Undersigned are now prepared to X Fell Pine Timber, now in their Yard,&lt; of various lengths, at JI5s. per hundred feet. REID BROS. 1 Notice. ( ANY PERSONfound on t...
AN EXPENSIVE ESTABLISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
AN EXPENSIVE ESTABLISHMENT. SOKE returns lately prepared by the Italian Ministry of War are interesting, since they bIIOW how enormous the supplies of weaponb and munitions of war are which even a sccond ratc military Power now considers it neces sary to be provided with. On the 1st ofJanu ary there were, we learn, 101,601),108 ball cartridges in the Italian storehouses and arsenals, betides 18,420,141 unloaded cart ridge coses and 28,087,447 blank cartridges. On the same day, also, Italy had 382,055 rifles of the model of 1870, 81,010 infantry 18,550 cavalry carbines also of the 1870model, 12,000 revolvers of the 1874 model, and 29,204 cavalry sabres. The heavy artillery materiel for employment in coast batteries and defen ces consisted of 9G 24-centimetrci. gnus, with about 14,000 shot and 3000 shell; 2 82-centi metrc guns, of which class of ordnances 13 more pieces arc to be constructed during the course of the present year; and one 45-centi metre gun of cast steel, manufactured ...
FlRE-ARMS V. THE POLICE FOR PROTECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
FlRE-AllMS V. THE POLICE FOR PROTECTION. Tiie practice of carrying revolver* is be coming far too common in America. Speak ing of the "pistol mania" in tlio United States, tlic A'ation observes Hint, vvliat with carrying pwtols and keeping piHloln ami thinking of pistols, that reliance on the police which occupies or ought to occupy, eo large a place in civilised life has been with a large number even of the most rcspcctablc people seriously diminished. One of the most strik ing and most barbarous features of Southern life is the fact that wlieu a man hears Uiat somebody else is looking for him to kill him, far from going for a warrant and hav ing him nrrcstad and bound over to keep the pcacc, lie gets a pistol or a knife and lies in wait, and than the two stab or sboot each other. This sort of ineidant rarely occurs in New York; but larger numbers than is generally supposed of peaceable well-behaved citizcns carry pistols in tlieir pockets on the theory that they may be engaged in ...
DISSEMINATING GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
DISSEMINATING GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. GEOGBA.PUT (says on English paper) is n weak point with Uic French nation. The Germans, when they invaded France, were found to know the countiy better, and to possess better maps of it than Uic natives themselves. Culture in France, indeed, seems to be in the possession of the few, and that probably iB one cause of the dangerous instability of the Government. The men in power appear to have discovered thin, and are evidently doing all they can, despite priestly opposition and intrigue, to strengthen themselves and the country by educating the masses. One of the expedient* adoptod for popularising science in the army partakes of the ludicrous, suggesting as it docs the " moral pocket-liandkcrclier'1 fur the elevation of the little niggers whom Dickens has made fiunouF. The French soldiers, we arc told, have for sonic time had pockcl-handkcrchicfs Fcrved out tn them, on ciich of which in printed a mnp of Frame and iti. principal uk'uiu-, and no...
The Western Champion. Vita sinc literis mors est. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, NOV. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
$Itc &lt;|lmmpi(in. Vita vine litfri* mortt wt* BLACKALL, SATURDAY, NOV. 15. WE hare no desire to raise any impedi ment in the way of carrying out the Divisional Boards Act, as it is our fixed opinion that local taxation is the best and most impartial way of providing funds for carrying on the minor public works of the colony. If the divisions had been arranged so that the head quarters of each might have been fixed ip some central town, with an area of country over which it would have been possible for . Board to exercise proper supervision, the people all over the colony would have readily fallen in with the views of the Government. But a glance at the boundaries as given in our telegrams this week, will show that the local divisions are so arranged that it will be utterly impossible for any Board to cany out a system of local govern ment. We cannot conceive what could have possibly actuated the Government to divide the western country into such enormous divisions. If a co...
OVERSTONE V. ROTHSCHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
OVEB9TONE V. ROTHSCHILD. OKDEU ttic Leading "A Banker's Unfile," the Boett gives the fallowing anecdote, in wlilch the two greatest (pecuniary) poten tates of the age were concerned, on what it regards as good authority At the time of the last great commercial crisis, when the money market was just beginning to show signs of "tightness," Messrs. Bothschild lodged a large sura (£800,000, we believe) in Lord Ovcretone's hank (then Jones, Lloyd & Co.). This seemed so strange a procedure that it aroused the noble Lord's suspicions, and he bid liis cashier pat the money away in a parcel by itself and await further orders, which was accordingly done. Meanwhile money grew more and more in demand, and just when the pressure was at its height Messrs. Bothschild drew a cheque for the £300,000, hoping, 110 doubt, thereby to embarrass their puissant rival. So far from that, Lord Orcntone had the exquisite satis faction of returning the parcel of money pre cisely in the state in which li...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Govebkmekt ArroiKTMENT.-Mr. H. B. Gougli, Sub-Inspector of Police in this dis trict, has been appointed Inspector of Brands for the Gregory. i MOTTABUBRA.-We lcam from the Nail \ that at a meeting held at Muttaburra to pro nounce judgment on tlic quality of some samples of meat forwarded by Meters. White head tt Co., mucli satisfaction was expressed, and 8G shores were subscribed fur. We also team from the same source that a guarantee of £600 has been raised for the purpose of inducing a medical man to settle in Mutta burra. LOST IN THE BUSH.-A lira. Weinholt staying with Mrs. Nenitcd, at Douglas Ponds, was lost in the bush on Tuesday evening. She had gone out to look for some strayed goats and lost licr way. The police au&lt;l a tracker, and several persons went out to look for the woman, who was found after three days' search. She had followed the river down for a considerable distance, and had been without food during the whole time. News was also ...
RESUSCITATING THE DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
RESUSCITATING THE DROWNED. A Fbenchman lias tlic credit of inventing an apparatus for niding in the resuscitation of persons apparently drowned, or who from any other causc have been temporarily deprived of animation. It consists of tt cylinder of slicct-iron large enough to contain tlie body of an adult person. It is closed nt one end, and the inanimate individual is inserted, feet foremost, in the receptacle as far as the iicck, round which then: is placed a padded diaphragm, fastened to (lie cylinder so as to be air-tight. An air-pump, attached to an opening in the tube, creates a partial vacuum, and then the outer atmosphere, by its own pressure, forces its way into the lungs by the mouth and nostrils, which arc left exposed. By a reversed action of the pump the air is allowed to re-enter the cylinder, and respiration is thereby re-estab lished. A glass plate inserted in the iron casing enables the operator to watch the movements of the chest, which rises and falls as in life wi...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, November 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 15 November 1879
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. BECTEB'8 TELEOBAM8. LONDON, November 7. Count Bismarck is reported to be suffering from a severe attack of rheu matism. Serious floods Lave occurred in Ja maica, resulting in loss of life and dam age to die sugar and other crops. Advices from the Cape show that the Chief Sccococni and his followers show no signs of laying down their arms. Sir Garnet Wolseley threatens to make war against them if they refuse to sur render. Communication has been established between the British forces at Cabul and Jellahabad. LONDON, November 10. In his speech at the banquet given by tbe new Lord Mayor of London thiB evening, the Earl of Beaconsfield ex pressed his belief that the revival in trade would be permanent, because it was shared by both Europe and America. He further stated that the reBalt of the Afghan war would be to maintain the influence already possessed by Great Britain in Asia. He believed that a lasting peace might be maintaine...