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CHAPTER LVL.—DEATH BRINGING JOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
CHAPTER LVL-DEATH BRINGING JOY. 1 The United Arts Hotel, Manchester, was ? next door to the Folly Theatre, and was patronised greatly by theatrical personages. It was there that the Springwoods were usually entertained by their friends; in fact. they almost lived at the United Arts durine their season. " Atabout three o'clock in the afternoon re ferred to m the last chapter, a cab stopped in front of the United Arts, where several young gentlemen, among whom was Jnbal Bimmon, stood lounging about the door. Jubal was not the only member of the party who started with surprise on seeing Mr. Rocking ham alight. Winterfield, who was of the party, appeared to be much struck, and pull ing Denleigh by the sleeve, be whispered, lteoce take tt if that isn't Rockingham." -Some one you know, then?" saidDcn leigb. "I should rather think so," was the reply. Lomes to our hoase far too often. I vote wo make tracks instantly. He'll be coming and speaking to us." . tlie_meantime the three who had giv...
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis morsest. BARCALDINE, TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1892. LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Sunday. THE COLLIER'S STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Vita tine Merit mors eit. ~BMCALDINi7TUES^ 1892. LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIBE. [PEE REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Sunday. THE COLLIEB'S STRIKE. The reaction from the coal strike is now being severely felt. Prices are falling every day. The Pall Mall Onsette estimates the men's losses during the strike at half a million, and tbe loss to consumers at nearly £800,000, whilst the middle men have pocketed tbe whole of this latter amount. Emperob WILLI A!M's TROUBLES. It is rumored that tbe Emperor of Germany is in financial difficulties. A G-ovebkor'b ILLNESS. Sir William Robinson is still confined to his bed. His recovery is retarded by several slight relapses. AXABCniSTS IN EUBOrE. Jliplosiro machines are constantly being found in Paris in letter boxes, and at the thresholds of public buildings. Intense excitement obtains, and it is feared the An archists intend to openly revolt. The Socialists are causing great excite ment in Belgium, and in consequence of their threatB three classes of ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
MARRIAGE. PBITCHAHD-SMITH.-On the 25th Febru ary, at Hughenden, by the Rev. Henry George Hawkins, C.E., David Pritcbard to Mary, widow of the late George Minchin Smith, Manager Burenda Station, Warrego Biver. DEATH. GEA.HAM.-At Longreach, on March 5tb, Mary, wife of H. M. Graham, Ilfracombe.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Monday. Tbe weather has cleared op and the floods in many parts of the country are subsiding. The body of Stone, the murderer who shot his rival dead, was found by his father yesterday, near a lagoon, shot through the heart. The gun was at his feet, and one barrel had been discharged. The premises of Mr. Toose, jeweller, George street, were broken into yesternight during the excitement caused by a fire in tbe vicinity, and eighty gold and silver watches and a quantity of trinkets were abstracted. Tbe report of the manager of tbe Govern ment Labor Bureau shows that tbe great bulk of the men are honestly seeking and willing to work. Tbe inquest into the death of Rebecca Cohen, who, it is alleged, died from treat ment for cancer, is concluded. Tbe evidence showed gross ignorance of science and medi cine by Samuel Hood and his son, Thomas Hood, who treated her. The jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against the two Hoods.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Oscar Baneke, Exam. Ph., C.F.D.A., from Royal College, Copenhagen. Hotel Hotices. HOTEL, B&BC&UHHE. Cobb & Co.'s Coaching House. >WMVMW G. 1'. 8HAKSPEABE fpENDEKS Lis thanks to Uis patrons for their support in the past, and takes this opportunity of announcing that he Uas MADE EXTENSIVE ADDITIONS and improvements to his Hotel, in order to .fford increased comfort to travellers. The Cuisine and Bedrooms Being personally attended to by Mrs. Shaks peare is a sufficient guarantee that nothing will be found wanting. The Bar Contains nothing but the very best brands of Wines. Spirits. Beers. &c.. which are dispensed by the proprietor in person. Ice always on hand ! Loose Boxes and Stables Large and well ventilated, and second to none in Central Queensland. PADDOCKS WEIX GBASSEP asp SECURE. ^fflpRcitL BARCALDINE. P. McBllItoE* BEGS to inform bis Western friends and the travelling public generally that in order to meet the requirements of his increas ing t...
HOUSE OF RIMMON. A STORY OF THE "BLACK COUNTRY', OF SOUTH STAFFORJSHIBE. CHAPTER LII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
A STORY OF THE " BLACK COUNTRY', OF SOUTH STAFFORJSHIBE. Br J E ANNIE GWYXNE BEIT ANY, Author of .AUNT SARCEN'S TWO LEGACIES, ETC. CHAPTER LI1.-CONTINUED. returned from the post, and /Irl moodily sat down in tbe surgery and C-^jy lit a cigar. At length the surgery -was filled with smoke, so much so that Gerald Harwyn, opening the door at a late hoar, exclaimed with a good deal of sharp ness : " Hang it, what a cloud I" It was clear to Elworthy that young Harwyn would get the facts out of bim sooner or later, so he made a clean breast of it, and told him all that had occurred. Ger ald appeared very little concerned at the first part of the narration. It was when he was told of the engagement to Lucy that he started and exclaimed "Well, Elworthy, yon have acted like a fool this time. Things done in temper ore always the acts of a madman, and have dis astrous results. Had you let things alone, Hand would have piloted you through, I know she would. But why should you insult MisB Beredit...
Rhumster's Corner. YET WAH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Pgmateifa &lt;%mtq. YET WAH. His name was Yet Wah, With" no high sounding " Ah," To form a front step to his name. A wash-house ho kept, Where he feasted and slept, And rustled for wasliee and fame. Kow, Yet was a man Whom the test of his clan Regarded as pure to a fault; So with limitless trust Their hoardings they tlirust In the tea-chest that served as his vault. Yet winked his off eye As he saw the chink "fly Thro' the slot in his improvised bank; " Ale sabbee," said he, With a chuckle of glee, "FoolChineeman-allee same crank !" Time rapidly passed, Till Yet Wah at last Decided his harvest to reap. So one silent night He arose, lit his light, The bad resolution to beep. '.Like Melican clerk," Snid he, with a smirk, . " We ftoal 'em an' then run away !" Mo brave-me no care How Chineeman swear in Canada Yet Wall will stay!" With half nervous zest He crept to the chest, Unlocked it, and raised up the lid; Then peering inside, Ho sprang up, wild eyed, With a face as pale as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
THE UNION RESTAURANT, UAKC4LDIXE. ROBERTA. PAGE TAKES this opportunity of thanking his numerous patrons for their support during the past twelve months, and bus pleasure in announcing that farther improve ments are contemplated in connection with the above well-known Restaurant to ensnre the comfort of his customers. " Bob's" motto is " Cleanliness is next to Godliness," and the t-upper rooms will be found as clean as a new pin, and all meals well served. Only the best English Hams used, and the Eggs are laid to Bob's especial order. The Oysters (when procurable) are fed on the premises, and are as fat as whales. Fruit of all kinds in season. Sails and Parties catered fox In A1 style. To the Licensing Authority of the Licensing District or Jundah, acting under "The Licensing Act of 1685." I JULIA. GBACIE, of Jundah, Licensed , Victualler, hereby give notice that I intend to apply, at the next Quarterly Meet ting of the Licensing Authority, for a Licensed Victualler's License for the...
What People Say. MRS. MORTON SMITH MARYBOROUGH, QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
What People Say. MBS. MORTON SX1ITH MARY BOROUGH, QUEENSLAND. WHITES : " Having for many years lived & life of misery, and never during the time to ViBve known a moments freedom from pain, X am so grateful for the benefit I have derived from Clements Tonic, that I write the follow ing particulars of my case : "Aboutfouryears ' ago I was attacked with facial neuralgia, so , acute that I was unable to sleep fur 17 days. I lost flesh very rapidly and was reduced to a | shadow, and my family thought the end wag near, so weak, pale and miserable had I become ; I could see their anxious looks and hear them sobbing when away from me, bat before my face they were all courage and smile?, so thoughtful were they of my feelings. I had three doctors, but they did me no good and misery still continued. At last a friend recommended Clements Ton!': so strongly that I procured a bottle, and after the third dose the pain was relieved. I con tinued its use and took a good many bottles, and gr...
The Member for the Barcoo. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
The 1110111167 for the Barcoo. MB. T. J. HYAN, M.L.A., returned from Blackall on Saturday night, and went on to Brisbane next day, being anxious to get to the ecene of bis new duties in the metropolis. Before leaving Blackall he issued tbe follow ing address to tbe electors of the Barcoo. It is advertised in tbe columns of the Independ ent, but we have much pleasure in giving it a free insertion in the Champion. GENTLEMAN,-Owing to the limited time at my disposal prior to tbe open ing of Parliament I can only address my Blackall and Barcaldinc constituents, con sequently I consider it necessary to grate fully acknowledge, through the press, my appreciation of your " commendable courage" in returning to Parliament not T. J. Kyan Itersonally, but the representative of labor. : sincerely hope and trust that my conduct in the Legislative Assembly will meet with your approval, and I pledge myself to do all in my power, not to further the interests of Labor exclusively, but to assist cons...
Aramac Divisional Board. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Aramac Divisional Board. (l'EOM OUR OWN COEEESPONDEKT.) A MEETING of the Aramac Divisional Board was held on Friday, the llth instant, the fol lowing members being present:-Messrs. 15. R. Edkins, S. P. Fraser, YV. St, J. Harding, E. H. King, J. S. Henderson, and J. W. Booker. The Returning Officer, Mr. E. W. Bowyer, announced that Messrs. J. S. Hen derson, J. W. Baker, and W. St. J. Harding, having retired had been elected unopposed to their respective sub-divisions, and that Messrs. LI. G. Miller and John Mills had been clected auditors for the current year. The clerk took the chair, and on the motion of Mr. J. \V. Booker, seconded by Mr. Edkins, Mr. B. P. Frascr was unanimously elected Chairman of the Board, whereupon Mr. Fraser took the chair and thahked the Board in a few suitable remarks for the honor they had conferred upon him. The minutes of the meeting held on the 18th of December last were read and confirmed. It was resolved on the motion of Mr. E. B. Edkins, seconded by M...
BARCOO ELECTION. Declaration of the Poll. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
BA.RCOO ELECTION. Declaration of the Poll. Ok Thursday afternonn, Mr. A. J. Haylock, Beturning Officer for the Barcoo, received the last return?, and after checking the papers tbc poll was declared by him at 4 p.m. T. J. Byan CIS W. H. Campbell 322 Informal 17 Majority for Byan 19(! The Barcoo Independent says: - These figures are the same as at first telegraphed through, with the exception that three votes held in abeyance by the presiding officer at Barcaldme hare now been added to Mr. Ryan's total. At the declaration of the poll there were not many persons present. Mr. Byan, in moving a vote of thanks to the Beturning Officer, complimented Mr. Hay lock on the impartial and courteous manner with which he had discharged his duties. One thing that he (Mr. Byan) was glad of was the good feeling that existed between his opponents and himself, Messrs. W. Kew ley (scrutineer for Mr. Byan), and S. H. Nevile (scrutineer for Mr. Campbell), also complimented Mr. Haylock on the fair play sho...
Suicide at Juadah. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Suicide at Juadah. The following telegram from Jundali, dated March 18th, has been received by oar Black all contemporary:-" On Thursday Mr. E. Pattimore, post and telegraph master at Viudorah, committed suicide by shooting himself. There is no reason known at pre sent for the committal of the rash act. He was playing cricket and was quite jolly. Pattimore poiuted a revolver at Constable O'Connor from the Post Office verandah, when the constable said, " Look out, you will Blioot me." Pattimore replied, " No fear, old man, I'll not do that," and then retired to the rear of the building. The constable fol lowed him through the house, but found that the unfortunate man lmd shot himself through the roof of his mouth. An inquiry will be held.
Latest Particulars. BY WIRE AND CABLE. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. BRISBANE, Monday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
Latest Particulars. BV WIBE AND CABLE. FTTO.M OUB OWN COBBESPONDENTS. DBISBANE, Monday evening. An old resident of Brisbane who formerly managed a Qaeea-strcct establishment and who returned to the colonies in tbc Kaiser Wilhclm 11., supplies Ibc following informa tion :-He states that in company with several German gentlemen in tbe cabin, wbo were men of travel, and considerable experi ence, be took particular notice of Williams, and came to tbc conclusion be was an irrit able and discontented man; be growled at the stewards, grumbled about tbc cabins, anil made himself very unpleasant, except to Mrs. Williams wbo was a quiet little body. Two particulars are instanced of Williams' conduct as noticed on board, one being that wben lie publicly stated his wife bad lost her necklace, be went to the captain and offered £10 reward,- aud subse quently he made accusation on a written notice in the lutrene charging a well-known Queensland lady with having committed tbe offence. The male pas...
THE WINDSOR MURDER. SIX PREVIOUS VICTIMS MURDERED. GHASTLY DETAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
THE WINDSOR MURDER, A SIX PHEVIOUS VICTIMS MURDEBED. GHASTLY DETAILS. The news was received from England last week that in a suburb at Liverpool, where the murderer Williams married Miss Mather, his last victim, the remains have been dis covered of a woman (presumably a previous ?wife of Williams) and five children. Their fate was the same. They had been murdered and then buried in concrete, leaving Williams free to pay his addresses to the young far mer's daughter in the same village. How many more victims perished by the hand of this king among murderers will probably never be known, and indeed it was only the hot midsummer climate of Victoria that exposed bis latest crime by prematurely causing the gases in the dead body to expand their ghastly framework, and break through the cement before it had firmly set. There is one gratifying fact in conncction with the whole ghastly affair and that is the capture of the murderer and the knowledge that he will never again be able to practi...
SPORTING [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
A MEETING of the Committee of the ATamac Jockey Club was held on Friday night the lltii inst. at the Royal Hot'], when there wns a pood muster of committee men. The President, Mr. S. P. Fraser, of Iiowen l)owns, took the chair. It was resolved that the annual race meeting is to be held on Wednesday and Thursday the Sill and nth of June. The amount of the added money is £375, divided as follows : - First Day : Maiden Plate, £35 ; Corinthian Handicap, £25 ; Flying Handicap, £50 : Ladies' Gift, Three Bracelets, value £5, £10, and £5., respectively ; June Haudicnp, £30. Second Day :-Short's Handicap, £30 : Selling Race, £20; A.J.C. Haudicap, £'.10; Welter Handi cap, £25; and Wind-up Handicap, £40. Tbe nominations for all handicaps will close on Wednesday the ISth May at (i o'clock p.m. Weights to be declared on 30th May and the general entry to close at S o'clock p.m. on fit h June. Xo oilier business of imoortance was transacted. OUR correspondent at Muttaburra writes on March IS :-St....
DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. Before the Police Magistrate. UNSOUND MIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
DISTRICT LAW COURTS. Barcaldine Police Court. Before the Police Magistrate. L'NSOOND MIND. On Monday last William Soott, who was (charged on suspicion of being insane, was 'examined by Dr. Cumming and remanded- for mcdical treatment. RESISTING POLICE. On Tuesday, before Mr. A. Parnell, J.P., Henry Sayers was charged with disorderly conduct. He pleaded guilty and was fined £1 or a week, but for resisting the police in the execution of their duty he pleaded not guilty. Prisoner was fighting when arrested by Con stable Breen, who had great difficulty in secur ing the prisoner, and had to obtain assistance from Sergeant Malone. He was fined £5, or three months imprisonment. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Jolm Lennon, John Hannery, and James Lariibey, for disorderly conduct, were dis charged with a caution. IMPERSONATION". Jolm Moynihan, charged with impersonation, was committed for trial at District Court, to be held on April 20th. ACOOAVATED AssAur.T. On Saturday, before the P.M., Philip Wald was...
St. Patrick's Day Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 22 March 1892
St. Patrick's Day Races. TUESDAY last was gazetted a public holiday in Barcaldine, and a syndicate acting under tbe auspices of the local racing club held a meeting on tbe racecourse adjaccnt to the town. The promoters had cut out an inter esting programme, offering £]r,0 for compe tition among horse-owners. They were for tunate in receiving a very satisfactory num ber of entries for all the handicaps, and the weather was extremely propitious, a cool southerly breeze blowing all day long. Tbe course was in splendid order, and conditions altogether were favornblefor first-class racing Mr. Macartbar, P.M., acted as judge, and had one or two rather close finishes to decide. Mr, Fysb was in charge of the secretariat during a portion of the day, but owing to a domestic affliction be was obliged to return to town and Mr. Peterson assumed bis duties. Mr. C. Downes, to whose enterprise and energy tbe meeting owed much of its success, remained in charge of thetotalisator, where a very fair b...