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THE Q.N. BANK. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
THE Q.N". BANK. Xhe Chairman 01 toe directors of the Queensland National Bank, at the half-yearly meeting yesterday, said it was impracticable to continue paying per cent on deferred deposits, and that a friendly consnltation was al ready being condncted with the Go vernment on the subject of a redac tion in the rate of interest; and an extension of time in the payments is suggested.
THE Charleville Times. SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 1896. THE HALF HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
SatcmiaY, Afcusr 1, 1S!I'J. TIIE HALF HOLIDAY. It may bo taken fro:n the result of Thursday evening';* meeting that the half-holiday movement in Charleville has bee:. well accepted l)y the buxi ncsn people of the to-.vn. At first blush it might appear an unreason able request to ask a btisine»M house to suspend trade For half a day each week i:i order that it* employees might enjoy a little recreation. Hut the obligation is not nearly such a largo one when the situation is viewed from a logical light. The loss of cus tom upou that particular afternoon never enters the head of the trades man, For he Knows that so long as the holiday is religiously observed bj all the business places, ho is under no disadvantage m having his shop closed. $ * s * But it is just at this point whare all the trouble has hitherto sprung up in connection with these half-holiday movera outs in other towns. Too of tan is there found one among the ranks —o£ storekeepers more particularly— who, being tempted, f...
CHARGES AGAINST SECRETARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
CHARGES AGAINST SECRE TARIES. D. Eglintsn, tho secretary of tie Brisbane School of Arts, and D. B. McConnell, secretary to the Technical College, have been suspended from their positions pendii.g an enquiry into a report on charges of their hav ing used undue influence in connection with the voting for members of the committee at the last annual meeting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
Sympathy. Sympathy is 0110 of tlia nobleat and most characteristic of tho human passions. Who has not heard the expression, "It make3 my heart bleed to hear a rccital of that woman's wrongs op this man's sufferings "? Sympathy is a natural outcome of a pure, good and bene-, volent spirit; it is an offering which the most lowly can pay to the tribolations of their suffering fellow beings, which the most exalted and wealthy can bestow on their equals and peers in the life of this nether world. A most wonderful sympathetic in fluence exists between the human brain aai all parts of the physical being. - AH-' tho nerves centre in the brain, and no part of the physical organism can be affected or dig organised without immediate knowledge being carried to the brain—the centre of the spiritual being; not the finest point of the finest needle can be applied to any part of the body without the brain immediately be coming cognisant of the fact, so perfect and wonderful is the telegraph-lite co...
Black Thrusday. IN FIVE CHAPTERS. CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
m FIVE CHAPTERS. CHAXTElilL " |p( OD iavo mercy I" lia exclaimed, \J *' a bush fire! and in this thick forest!" Once lliore he sprang for ward, shouting, thundering with his whip. Ho and the herd were gallop ing along the narrow wood track. But, as he had turned westward in the direction oE his home, the woods—of which he had before soen the boun dary—now closed for some miles upon him; and, as he could noS turn right or left for the chaos oE vines and scrub that obstructed the forest, tha idea of being overtaken thore by the bush-fire was horrible. Such an event would he death, and death only. Therefore, he urged on hia flying herd with desperation. Craclr upon crack from his long whip, resounded t hrough the hollow wood. The cattle themralvas seem to hear the ominous I sound, and sniff the~i?ow strongly perceptible dfaell o£ burning. Toe roar of the fire came louder, and ever and anon seemed to swell and surge as if urged on by a rough rising blast. The heat was fierce and suffoca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 1 August 1896
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Birdsville Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 8 August 1896
Birdsville Eaces. Tha following are the weiglits for tho Birdsville Jockey Club race meeting, to be held on the 25th and 27th August. Flying Handicap, 6 Furlongs. Bt. lb. I st. lb. 8 C 8 2 7 10 7 7 Marshal Soult 10 13 | Wavelet The Baron ... 0 13 | Intruder Dare... Hillary Briseis Tartar Dingo Denmark 9 9 9 7 9 4 8 10 8 9 8 6 Speculation ... Priscus Brunette Rippling Wave After Dark ... Bobdee Handicap, 9 Furlongs. Marshal Soult 10 11 The Baron Dare ... Hillary Killarney Tartar Dingo 9 11 9 7 Denmark Intruder Speculation Priscus Brunette After Dark Padlock President's Cup, 1} miles. Marshal Souit 10 9 Tho Baron Hillary Killarney Briseis Tartar Dingo 9 10 9 3 9 0 9 0 S 7 8 6 Denmark Intruder Speculation ... Priscus Brunette .Rippling Ware After Dark ... 8 3 7 13 7 8 7 6 7 4 7 2 7 0 A contributor from Roma has very kindly sent us a detailed report of the Roma Show, Races, and football match which took place last week in that town. We regret being ablo to give it space in full at this ...
General Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 8 August 1896
General Items. A sum of £12,000 lias bean set aside on the Estimates for the restoration of main tenance men and other laborers' wages this year. Mr. Gray, the new Railway Commissioner, recognises the staunch manner in which the employees have stood to the Government nnder the re* dnction which was forced on the Depart" ment in 1893. At the Maryborough 'show last week Mr. A. Gaydon secured first prize and special for his Oocker spaniel " Nigger." Apropos of a telegram which appeared in our last issue anent the half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Q. N. Bank, the Courier says:—Last week the directors announced that they conld not recommend the payment of a dividend. The net profit for the half-year was £10,021 as^againat £13,130 for the previous half-year, an insigniticantjshrinkage, when we think of the volume of the bank's business, bnt enough to call attention to in justification of the policy of discon tinuing to pay dividends in the present circumstances of the institu...