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Random Readings. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
jftanbom gratings. I have often observed At a public entertain ment that when there ia anything particular to be seen, and everybody wants particularly to see it, everybody immediately standi »p. and effectually prevents any person from tee ing anything A Chinaman wa« a witness at ao inquest. Ife vki asked how he took an oath. He said. "On the hook." The magistrate then asked if he were a Christian. He replied that be was. The magistrate then inquired what he meant by being a 0!iri«tiftn. The witness auawered, " Ob, wearing a coat like yours* and being . £re*t swell " Ad American editor, notioing the present of a silver cup to a contemporary, eays, " He needs no cup. He can driuk from any vessel that contain* liquor, whether ibe nook of a bottJe, the month of a plckJejar, the spile of a keg, or tbe bung of * barrel.' A philosopher who had married a volgar but amiable girl, used to call his wife .. Urown Sugar/' because, be said, she was sweet but unrefined. Another, whose wife was a...
AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS. DAWPIER, FREEBOOTER AND DAVIGATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS. DAW TIER, FREEBOOTEU AND NAVIQATOB. WilHam Dampier, to whom allusion was made in my introductory article, was born in Somer el in 1652. At an early age he went to sea, making his acquaintance with seafaring life on board a Bristol vessel, lie subse quently sailed to the East Indies, and on the 27th December. 1687. reached the mainland of New Holland. The previous voyagers had given but a vague description of this new conti nent ; but Dampier's work, " A Voyage round the World," published in 1691, is so well worthy of perusal that I shall quote a few passages to: show the style of the old mariner. | After describing the soil and vegeta tion, he gives the following account of the natives: " The inhabitants of this country are the miserablest people in the world. The Hodmadods of Monamataoa. though a nasty people, yet for wealth are gentlemen to these, who have ho houses and skin garments, sheep, jwul try and fruits of the earth, ostrich eggs, &...
THE GULF COUNTRY. Burke Town, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
THE GULF COUNTRY. Itorke Town, Mav CO. I ,The coming aesaon promises well for the .gutters-plenty nf gran and water, and «tock irupiMnotljr dotog mill wtrdtjr of in'mr la tliB >zreat drawback. B|iF|>heids ask from 85a to it per week. tliut rendering it impossible £>r stations to p«r. Men c«n readily. get 30s. per week on the Fliuders River. At this date there la no sickneitt or aov consequence, nor litre I teen any cue of Gulf fever for the lut .Iz month*. Burke Town, in ipite of ita upholder!, it dwindling away, and the people are going to the new settlement on the Norman Biver, ?Hutted (boat 75 milet to the outward of the Albert. A publio-hoiise and store are now in oourte of erection at the Norman. We are much in want of a saddler, wheelwright, and tailor; a tailorespecially ctn rely on doing well, providing he It steady Police are much roqnirad. People in this district do what they pleue tinea Ur. Ubr'a departure. The Native roiloe are all on Bwean island, unfit fur dot...
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Is an! report of the I loyal Agriculture/ Sorioiv's show, held during last w // in Toowoomba. The exhibition, Uxfl^i | very good, seems lo have been scarcely so successful as was expected or as it deserved. From the report it ivj)] be .fieii that Warwick lias come in for a fair shore of the hottora which the Society confers, Mr. Dnvcu.ui currying ofl' no lesB than ten silver and (wo bronze modalB for sheep and cattle, while Mr. A. Wikniiolt took site silver medal* for horses, one of those winning a medat being described as the bebt ever shown in the Australian colonies Mr. jfixACKfeit also secured a second class medal lor sheep and a silver medal for a carriage mare. Among the agricultural exhibits we notice there were shown " two splendid .ampiesof cotton," of the upland and abort staple varieties respectively, grown by Mr. DAVIDSON on the Dray ton Agricultural Reserve It is also stated that Mr. DAVIDSON has sent one bale -Ute.-Jxpluid ^variety to Messrs. J- and G. HARRIS'S store a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
THE feumter anir Ciraes i IS PUBLISHED IN WARWICK Kvery THURSDAY HOBMIICI, j !? time for the Outgoing Hall*. Tha amount of Subscription li FIVE SHILLINGS per quarter, in all cmm in I adranoe. Single eopiei, SIXPENCE. SCALE OF OHABOES FOB ADVER TISING. I. i. Two linei 1 0 Four do I 0 Six do, S « Eight da S 0 E»ery additional .!> line* or under Is. Disoookt On IS consecutive inurtioni to per o*nt. 16 * SS ,, All -Advertisements must specif; on their face the number of times titer uv to be in serted; if sent in without this specification, suoh advertisements will be inserted until countermanded, and charged for accordingly. All Advartliements moat be «ent in not later than S p.m. on Thursdays. Order* lor withdrawal or alteration muit be written. Non-subscribers' advertisements muit be paid for prevloua to Inaertlon. Marriages, Births, and Destbs, la. per insertion. AGENTS IK BB1SBAME Mr. O. D. HaautoM, Stationer Ik News Agent, | School of Aiti Buildings. Mr. J, Van, South Briibane. ...
BURGLARY AT ALLORA. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
BURGLARY AT ALLORA. K daring burglary wu cnmtnlttNl at Allora on the evening of the 26th lilt* when the bonne of Mr. Doyle was broken into, and a large quantity of valuable property, oonaiatitig of a watch and chain, wearing apparel, and other article*, were stolen therefrom. Information was given to the police, and very shortly after constables Walrfron and Lonergan arreated a man named Cliff, a navvy, on suspicion of (he robbery. He had boeo seen loitering about the house of Mr. Doyle during Hio day, and was apprehended at he wia leaving the premises, when the stolon property waa found in hia posaeaatun. Mr. Doyle *w abwnt from home at tha time the robbery took place, but on bla return he identiBed the stolen property. The prisoner waa brought op before the Police Blagiitrate, and remanded until Tuesday next.
Local Intelligence. METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, WARWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
fotal Jntrlligenct. METEOHOLOQIOAI, OBSEBVATtONS, j WARWICK. I The following are the readings of the barometer and thermometer for the past week, taken at the Telegraph Office in this town, at 9 o'clock A.M., ! daily: I BAltoMP.TttB. TMEBMOHETEE. KKX. «I*. Thursday .. 28700 65.0 ... 80.0 I Friday ... 23718 .... 630 400 Saturday 28 60.3 .... 650 .. 39.0 Monday .. 88 356 .... C80 .. 25 0 Tiieadav .. 28.S48 .... 62.0 .. ST.O Wednesday ,. 28653 .... 59.0 .. dO.O Rainfall from 2otli to Slat, 0 its iajhei. In a paragraph in our "last referring to the election of auditor; a typogra phical error occurred in lite numbers when it was stated ftat Mr. Winstone only obtained i; it ought to have been 8 votes, which was the number he obtained. A vestry meeting was held in St. Mark's School room, on Monday even ing for the purpose of opening tenders for building the Church '&e meet was well attended, the two clergymen, the churchwardens, and nine mem bers of the vestry being present. Severa...
Agricultural. THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND. (From the D. D. Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
Jigriraltaral. E ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND. (From the V. D- Oaeette.) Tin sixth Annual 8how of the Ruyal Agri. _ cultural Society was held on Friday lot. The p-weather, although the sky wis overcast. ^|ll suited to the occasion, and there was a nMHS^er preieiit. In ietlt*[ii| the ex 1 ElbW-i- generally acknowledged that the . ebow oljbsep, which numbered fifty pent. wa« by Mr the Urgent and beat in quality yet broqpft together in Qaecoiland. nr. Deuehar «u the winner of a number of prices, but Mesara. Kant and Wienholt won the Silver Cup. In oattle there were tan pena, and with few exception! they allowed want of condition, especially tbe colonial bred bulla, which were far below what tbey ought to have been. Mr. Arnold Wienholt exhibited in horaea .ome very superior etock, eipeciilly the giey colt VoBDg Duke, two yeara old, wbioh was. In the opinion of good judge*, the beat colt ! ever yet shown in tbe Australian colonies. In clan No, S of bones, tbe judges bad con d...
Correspondence. (To the Editor of the Examiner and Times) [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
Corttsponbtnce. (7*o the Kditor of the Exuminer and Timet) SIR,-1 have read with much pleasure some interesting articles in your jour nal on "Tig Breeding" aud "Dairy Farming" on the Downs. With re gard to the first subject, there is nothing that can be carried on wilh so little expense and trouble, or that will pay belter. I know from experience mat this district is admirably adapted for anything of that sort, and there is ample room on these Downs for carry ing on operations to any extent. If our farmers would turn their attention to this description of produce, there is no doubt they would meet with an un limited demand for their stock, and nothing would be a greater assistance to the small farmer as well as the large, or aid so much in the prosperity of the district. If tbey will only consider toe large amount of money sent out of the colony every year for bacon alone, they will find that though the 0'itlay in commencing this branch _ would be small, and the speculation a safe o...
TUESDAY, JULY 30. [Before the Police Magistrate.] [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
TUESDAY, JULY 30. [Before the Police Magistrate.] Andrew MurgcHf) v. (i. L. Vrnttcn.-This was a ensc nf »»^es, where the complainant eucd uuder tlio Ala tor and Sorv.auts' Act for the '«n«>vi»ry of i'U 19k., amount of wages due from U. Ij. Pratten, Kpq. Mv, Oxenham for plaintiff; Mr*. Fuller for defendant. 1>, Msi-g^tt*, on being sworn «aid (Jip coin pluiuunt is my *o& ; I had a conversation in ' the month of Mny, 39'J6 with Mr. Pratten relative to the wage* of my Ron who was then engaged with Mr Flatten; hu wan nt that time in . lie rcccipt nf snlfiiy from defendunt; (he rfefumUnt stiiif ho WO.jM give complainant £\ per week fiow f lie 2stJune, !8Cfi. subject to certain conditions; 1 ag eed, on the part of my eon, to the engagement. Hy the Bench; My aiw went there to learn surveying; lived with Mr. P«atten when out camping: my son iru not piese'it when the I conversion took place; Mrs. Pratten aud j Mrs. Murgatta were pre*e»t; the promise i from defcudtint wa§ volunta...
MONDAY, JULY 29. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
MONDAY, JULY 29. (Before the Police Magistrate.) I Jo«eph Oopeljiud, iva* charred with being 1 drunk find diarr.lej-ly in Albiou-strect nn th« i previous day. fievpfcaut Franci* a'ftted, that i «.mi (lie afternoon of &lt;be previous day ho e-iw i the jiri^'uer sjmrrin^ hi* ho>?e aixtt/t the utrcct, when lie f;ll &lt;>lf twice. Fined 111, or 24 | hour- in the lock-up. ; Tho naa Ilolnon wan charged with the I snme oflVnco. Pl« ided guilty. Fijjcd 10a.f or I 24 hours in the lock-up.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
MELBOURNE. Jolv 26.-The LeRialatira AaaemMy, after sitting continuously for Bfty-foar boar* - on (he (Supplementary Estimates, * com promise wan effected by the Colonial Trea surer making . promise that be would mIc . for no mure new Tutei if ibey were objedted tn. The Alexandra diggings continue good. Mr. Quran Duffy is a candidate for the electoral dinriet ofPalbuoeie. The taeanoy ia eatmed by tbe resignation of the former member-Mr. I/snds,
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
SYDNEY. JOLT 26. - The Government Intend' miking Trial Bay a harbor of refuge. Tbe Legi«lalito Assembly bare resumed' the debate on tbe Education Act. The Commercial Bank haa declared a dividend of 17 per cent., tearing a credit balance of £9000. Business is more acli*e. The produce' ; sales are brisk. Jew 27.-'TbeGoTsrnment have obtained' a majority on the education question. Thunderbolt, tbe bushranger, robbed the Northern Mail yesterday, near Tatnworth. Archbishop Folding is expeobr&to arrire next week, and preparations are-befof mad*; fur hi* reception. ' ~.i> A further sain of £600 baa been received from Melbourne, fur the Flood Belief IT(wdr which now amounts to £13,000.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
JFTOTMM./ FLOUR! FL0IJR j (SGSSAIT GSliiSlTM AT THE STORES OF THE UNDERSIGNED. DAVIS, HARRIS, & CO. BEST ADELAIDE FLODR HART'S BRAND, GUARANTEED £'i 4s. per Bag of SOOlbs. DAVIS, HARRIS, & CO WARWICK FLOUR, BEST SILK-DRESSED, GUARANTEED, £Z PKB BAG of SOOIfcs. DAVlS, HARRIS, ft CO WARWICK FLOUR, GUARANTEED, MI lis. FMMV of soo us. DAVIS, HARRIS, & CO. Clattojt, Bhdttlewobth, AND CO., j Engineers, Manufacturers or Por | table and Fixed Steam Gnginei, Machinery for j damping, Hoisting, Grinding, Saw fug, and ? Agricultural purposes, Ac., especially adapted | for the colonies. Portable Steam Engines, for driving cotton . gins. Portable Steam. Engine* and Pump*, for . irrigation. Portable Steam Engine* and Pumpi, for j Sheep washing. Stamp End Works, Lincoln; and 78, Lorn-; iiard-areet, London. * In the Supreme Court of Rue en*.; land, Sheriff's Office, Brisbane, 4th July, 1867. BBTGHT AND OTHERS «. HOOD. BAKE. Of AUSTRALASIA o.SAME. To ALE PERSONS CONCERNED.-Tak...
Colonial Items. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 1 August 1867
Coloutal gtents. We Lave heard that tnanypenioni through out the colony intend sending prtzerfor the Sitters u( Mercy's Grind Drawing- It ft desirable those prices should be wot jo es soin a* possible, that the Sitters and tbeir committee may know what farther prize! it will be uecesssry to pruvide. The interest taken in thia drawing, tbe first io the colo oie*on the principal of tbe Aft Union, is very satisfactory. We have been Informed that one of our publio men, Mr. Thorntun,. of the Brisbane customs, baa aent the Sisters £3010a. f»r tickcts disposed of by himself an example worthy of being followed. Handsome prizes are arriving daily. The cold watch and crow an on view at Flavelle Brothera, The buggy will be on view (a . few dajri. The ootnmittee meet.at the cot | tag*, St. Stephen'e, on Friday evenings, *1 7 o'clock. They will be glad of accenione to tbeir numbers.- Oouritr. DARING ROBBERY. - A daring robbery committed by some person evidently well &nbsp; acquainted wit...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 8 August 1867
At Leyburn, from Felton, by order of Mourn. Sandeman end Whitchurch; driving expenses 2s. lOd. per head i wrongly described ID former advertisement:-Chestnut filly, P over PP near shoulder, P off shoulder, P near thigh, blue. Bay mare, like JP conjoined over GB near shoulder, like BR or HR near rump. No. 9 over M or H off shoulder, err all star, saddle marked, two shoes on. If not released on or before tbe 20th Auiruat, will bo told to defray expenses. -C. TMOITAS, Pouadkeeper,
WARWICK POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Warwick Examiner and Times — 8 August 1867
WARWICK POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. MAILS CLOSE FOB Brisbane, Ipswich, Allora, Spring Creek, Drayton (nil Toowooinba uq Monday', Wednesdays, nud Fridays, at 7*30 a.m. Maryland and the Northern Districts of New fioutli Walea on Mondays, at 7 30 a.m. and on Thursdays, at 3'30 p.m. Talgai Itucf, Leybnrn, Western Creek and Gnondivrindi, on Wednesday, at 8 p.m. N B. I,i:tti'ih tc, for Glcni'lg. Warron, I'ikedalo, Glenlyou, Texas, mid Frazers Creek, are for ward ed by this mail. MaII.3 ABIUVE 1'nOM Brisbane. Ipswich, Allure. Spiing Creek, Draytnn and Touwonraha on Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 3 p.m. Maryland on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and ou Saturdays, at fi p.m. Talgai Reef, Leybnrn, and Western Greek on Wednesday, at noon. Letters addressed to places beyond tlie colony bearing an insufficient unrulier of stamps on are sent to tbe General Post-office tn be opened and returned to tlie writers; as also letters ri posted bearing stamps which iiave been obliterated or defaced. Letters are...