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MUNICIPAL SOCIALISM. GLASGOW LEADS THE WAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
MUNICIPAL SOCIALISM. GLASGOW LEADS THB WAT. A Home paper gives particulars of .a institution lately established bj the municipal authorities. It is called the " Family Horn*," and is the very latest experiment in Municipal Socialism that has been mad*. Those who read the following description of this beneficent institution can readily conceits the im mense superiority of the Socialistic scheme over the helter-skelter, davil may-care system in 70gu«. For a weekly payment of 5s. a lodger is provided with a bedroom, of which he or she has the key. There are 165 of these bedrooms, and they are airy apartments, measuring 13ft. by 8ft.j and having a height rarying from 10ft. 6in. to 12ft., according to the floor on which they are situated. The furnish ing of the bedrooms comprise an iron bed, with bedding and spring mat tresses, an iron crib with bedding, a small chest of drawers, a table, two chairs, a stool and a looking glass. Added to these is the electric light, while warmth is suppl...
[COPYWRIGHT.] TALES OF OUTLAWS. VIVID AND REALISTIC PICTURES OF THE PAST. Selected from the Diary and the Correspondence of an Old Colonist. PEARCE'S PLOT. (IN TWELVE [?]RTS.) PART VII. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
[COTYKMHS.] TALES OF OOTLiWS. VIVID AND REALISTIC PICTURES tSe PAST. Selected from ike Diary and the Correspondence of an Old Colonist. PEARCE'S PLOT. r/JV TWELVE TARTS.) ' : . . n 4 * PART VIL "The best thing you can do is to leave my share in this urn,'' Barrett said to Pearce. " What, put the money in the urn ?" " Yea It is about the safest spot I know." " But about counting it P" interrupted Pearce. " It is chiefly for that reason f have selected this place, for there is little fear that you will be disturbed here at mid night counting the plunder. People do not care about passing their nights in graveyards." "The idea is certainly a good one," rejoined Pearce. " But suppose I for get to stop here if I succeed to-night" u I am not afraid of that; for if you do I will look to Nicholas Stevens for compensation, and he cannot afford to break .with me," answered Barrett. Pearce smiled grimly as he listened to his companion, and it afforded him pleasure to think he was deceiving as g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
TERMINUS AUCTION I ART. I&DCTIOH SALES Off l 'FARM, DAIRY, AND ! ORCHARD PRODUCE, Jffaesflays &'ff'ritoySs AT THE ^.XLCtion At half-past 2 o'Clock* . UT©w. &lt;©is M®aaHi '100 Bales CHAFF, i0Q.3ags CHAFF; - 50 Bags CORN, 50 POTATOES, ?*"" OATEN HAY, LUCERNE HAY. P. CEABLES, AUCTIONEER. A Magnificent Bliplty o* SPRING AND SUMMER DRAPERY. CBAFIAN & CO. HAVE pleasure in announcing the Arrival ex Darmstadt, ex Austra lian, ex Australia, ex Duke of Suther land, &c., the VERY LATEST PRODUCTIONS IN THE DRAPERY WORLD. ?- 1 CHAPMAN & COMPANY'S Sew Season's Display IS LREADY THE TALK OP THE TOWN: THE CHOICEST MILLINERY, HATS, BONNETS, FLOWERS, Etc., Etc. THE NEWEST DBESS MATE RIAL 9. THE/LATEST IN SUNSHADES. NEW GLOVES AND HOSIERY. SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF RIBBONS AND LACES. NEW BLOUSES. A Visit will repay yoa. It will be a revelation to you; allowing what eaxx ba procarsd in Brisbane from a Firm who ara in the closest touch with the gnat centre* ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
BH1SBAWE. . Btantar, Fireprasf Staircase, Ekctrie Light ! BPKOIAL ARRANGEMENTS jorLAROE FAMILIES. Terms' will be found 1 " ExceptioasLUy Moder"^' - im. TOMMY, . .1Gorier 'of Galatea and 'Wills Streets. ^lloiiirtfbf'Consultation-9 a.m.toI0aan.; ^ j 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m to 9 p.m. 'yt Yaccination performed eveiy FRIDAY »'dt jp.ni,, a ..... LOCKETT&SHEIDON, ?£ . sptrcjiTORS^ &o. '&lt;?' OFFICES-:-Opp08ite'Conrt House. ' ^ Jrtfred Sfreet, Cbarlevillei.' " ? Mi; J:F. F. LOCKETT, Commissioner , far 'Affidavits for New Sonth Wales and ' # M&H.T. BOURSE, J. . v BARRISTER-AT-LAW, HiS comtaenced to practise in' Charle vflleasaLEGAL PRACTITIONER. . CHAMBERS: Opposite the Coart House, . ?iSllfred-atreflt. %;j,CAETEE!IAND^CO., ^ ' CHARLEVILLE, ?*> :FORWARDING, CARDING, "" COMMISSION AND GENERAL1 AGENTS, 4C, -- ?li Billable Information. on all matters _-*»Iatinj'tc>Rbutes, Tariff,' &c. Large Accommodation Paddock close to .... -,y- . "i: St«ek R^cei...
Charleville Courier. SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1896. A LIBERAL FRANCHISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
8$>d*v9!» innt SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1896. A LIBERAL FRANCHISE. If the spirit of emulation in the liberalisation of the franchise which has recently characterised the legis lation of three ont of the four oldest of the Australian colonies is to continue mnch longer, it is hard to say where it will stop. South Aus tralia, Victoria, and New South Wales are vying with each other in conferring a free and unfettered franchise on their respective citi zens and bringing about as close an approximation to equality as can possibly be arrived at by baaing the vote upon manhood and abolish ing the property votes which pre viously existed; while the Srat named colony, not content with giving every man a vote, has con ferred a similar right upon its women. From the recent eSbrta made in Victoria and New South Waleo to enfranchise the fair sex, which have only been deteated by small majorities, it is quite clear that in a short time both those colonies will fall into line on the female franchis...
WEATHER AND STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
WEATHER AND STOCK. The weather daring the week has un dergone quite a change, the has risen considerable ' * ^ ance we have ^ «' ^dto all appear ? «een the last of a severe m winch tliert Weire keen frosbi «nd very Httte rainfall. A little rain, Hot wotth B^te^war «£, fell in Ciiarlevilie in tfte eatfy part of the *eek, attd soitte heavy thimiertlonas ndiVe p&ssea over iu a ttath-W&£eH)r freedom August is UBiialiy 'k Boisterous month, and we have Mfe&dy ..had a foretaste of rongh weather. Ram ia ffiiMtttnittg aa we write, and a few showers mav be expected at any moment. The stock tracking! daring the 'past wcsk were aa followOn the 10th, 1560 sheep to Nortnanby, on account B. D. Morehead 4 6,; 0n 11th, 12 head fat cattle for Brisbane and 120 head for Wal lungarru, on account of Mr. McGowan. During the past week 952 bales of wool have been despatched from the following stations: Durham Downs, Nickavilia," aliio, Coongoola, Brandsby, and Green bank. N. J. WESTE...
THE LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
THE LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. , (I.) Subscribers whodo not giyeexpiess notice to the contrary are considered aa wishing to continae their sabscriptibns. (2). t£ subscribers order the discon tinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continae to send them until arrears are paid. (3) If subscribers neglect to continue to takp. their periodicals from the ofjfics to which they are directed they are held responsible until they have settled their bills, and ordered them to be discon tinued. (4.) If snbscribera move to other places without informing the publishers, and ,the papers, are sent to their former directions, they are responsible. (5.) The Courts have decided that "'re fusing to take the periodicals' from jtbe office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for is prima facie evidence of intended | fraud." (6.) Any pereon-who receives »; news paper and makes use of it, whether, hp has 1 ordered it or not,, isheld inlaw to, be a .uubscriber. (7.) If subscribers pay in advance,...
TIMIDIP'S ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
f HMI DIP'S ESCAPE. **Str. Timidip needs to bo married,* aid to herself one fine &-»y; and her ?wn "Mine, by tUe -way, was Adelaide. "Ot the true poetry t,f life, of the higher ji.jt of erts tener, I di» hot thiiik of anyone elwe'sb oijjable of thrreiu initiating him as myself.* She was one of thos^ yearning, suscivtibla of divinities who quota poetry in an oltia m*"ne blue bathing soit, and who nestle m the samis instcad of waSing bat where Pathrr Neptune could have a go at her willowy' Jonru Timidip was young, good-looking; credulous, and so rich that his state of single blesseJn«s seemed to be almost criminal in ajacy fem'nine eyes. Therefore, she set her cap. She attitndi-' 'tused. she ogled, she lisped, aha languished. In short, she conducted herself in a way' tha» MX,n convinced all her feminine friends. a»d even Mr. Timidip* himself, that something -peculiar was up. This excited his curiosity, then his interest, and finally cu^ bim \0 remember that he had a heart. "De...
HOW TO TAKE UP LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 15 August 1896
,.BQW TQ. TAKE; UP LAND. ,y fbe,, Jai£} .«§.#», .'offifjifB opep &3y. for. the ^eceipt of appbcaSona for land tye£ween thahours of I 'a.in. and 4 p .m., *icept: . Saturday, when it closes at 10 HOOD. I 2. intended. applicants fot;. Jand. should J^djje, applications punctually'at 10 o'clock' on die day 'the land is. open.' - 3; Inspect the. land before lodging the .tfpplic&tion&lt;at the,Lands XJffice- Dis-; (appointment and, money xpay be Bftved by tgyhrng.. i lf the land ip surveyed write the' number ofthe portiott on'£ ?pieceofpaper, d'thititwillnot hejfbrgotten. 5. Shoald' .the Jfijnd,,. bQ nnsarveyed ai£qrtaia..the ne^rast sanreyed^ land, in on?e;r to give the distance in chains to the land reqnired. The starting point of the fiifa'd 'applied ? for aboidd be indicated by a marked^ tree, or post,: :4t least three feet oo£ of U»,gronnd. 6. Farms,,must not have a greater breath of frontage to a main watercourse or road than one-half the depth. 7. Each applic...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
PSH p||pSiSsfrt at half iiie the half-hoar j attack. The two J j?t:c clock open and the i en ticing itj wings, sounds its | Ka a particularly ironic tone. iirty-fiva minutes an excellent soap has I i spoiling little By little, and, worse than 11, hs does not know wbat may be hipj* ning, ' for good or ill to his beloved daughter Charlotte at this moment. Cruel anguish wherein the in quiertcde of tha heart and the pan;s of hunger ' iatorrningie. At this CDOaisnt, Gertrude, th? old nurse, j Iirnilj cook, youoj dy'.i maid-in a word, a Ten table female factotum -enters the dining room gramMing, and finds no ot:e dining, iloij.-ieur Chapuulo*, whose strength and patiancahave departed at the same instant, lets fall his paper, while his two hands at the ends of his swinging arms sec ID ready to drop also. " Well, Monsieur ? " snaps out Gertrude. , .* Well, Gertrude ? " replies the unfortunate.. I " Shall X tale away the soup ? "Do you think it worth while,- Gertrude ? I Charlotte will surel...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
;&lt;r fol of tlic seeno ia hi Court, London, rt. Milson and Henry order of Mr. Henry grove Hill, on the night If Fcliruary last :-When d retired and the judge bad Ihem there was a great stillness stnffy court. The only sounds u audible were the rustic of a dress, ijjht congli, and now and again a tful whispeiing amongst t'- >ae present as they discussed under their breaths the aspects of the case. In the docks the prisoners sat much as they had done throughout the. latter portion of the trial, Fowler, prim and scowling, keeping his . eyes, straight before, him as if he had quite' forgotten the existence of his fellow prisoner, or considered him beneath con ~ tempt;'' Milebm, rather restless;: his littlfc^ferretty .eyes roaming furtively about, thecouffc as if in search of*- same body: ' Between- ihem.sat a burly con Btanje mopping1 his brow as if he-, ware ' uncomfortably hot Suddenly the'quiet Has bro^^ and the court became a scena of wild Wmibbtionl' Bounding1 from his...
TELEGRAMS. latest by Wire. BRISBANE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
TELEGRAMS. latest Tby Wire. BRISBANE, Friday. The Meat and tfotty Produce Board have approved of art advance of £4250 to the Cfaarleville Ue frigerating Co. for the erection of n&Jggsdty works, also an extra £3750 for tfetf Eagle Farm works. A considerable &lt;2tf0p has been noted in the price of shec'fi at the Enoggera sales,I bnt cattle have nterinfeuoed their position. An anonymoas donor gave £500 to the Brisbane Hospital, and £300 each to the Blind Institnte and the Sick Children's Hospital. The Farmers' Representatives Union have resolved that, in order to encourage the growth ot wheat, it is desirable to introdnce legisla tion on the lines of the Sugar Works Guarantee Act for the erec tion of flonr mills.
AN EXPERIENCED WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
AN EXPERIENCED WOBEAN. MB. Bright: My daughter tells ma that vou have become quite an adept in palmistry, Young Sqaetzem : Ye*, I have studied it for some time. Mrs. Bright: Well, I have had a plaster impression taken of Madeline's hand, and if you wish to study it you can do so at your leisure. It will save you the trouble of a personal exnminat ion. you know. She : So the Count's relatives consider it a mesalliance? He : Decidedly. The girl has only a quarter of a million and the Count owes three times as much as that. * * A young lady had given a young gentleman her photograph. He was ena moured witli it and made the remark, ' Some day, with your permission, I shall plead for the possession of the lovely original." He did not expect this : " Then ; I stall givi> you the negative."
THE BEAUTY OF PLAINNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
THK BEAUTY OF PLAINNESS. The French say there are several ?' ages " as well as binds of bfrnuty; the teauty of mere jouthfulness, also I lie beauty of " ugli Qeaa," of " old age," and of "thin ness." Frederifca Bremer, the Swedish novelist,'' ha J the beauty of " plainness." She was so very plain of face that her expression of trostralnes!>, as though appealing to you to find some other qualities in her than mere " looks," shoqe oat with a per fect radiance, that ennobled her face, aud drew friends to her, because she bad no other teauty. But ltliss Bremer took pleasure in her well-kept hands, of which she used to say, " Even hands have tueir moments of charms."
HE SUCCUMBED. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
HE SUCCUMBED. The elderly professor was on his favoaarite theme. " Nature, my dear young ladies, while tran quil to contemplate, teems with warriors. The animal creation is well armed with defencs. Behold this apparently feeble insect. If a dan gerous adversaiy should approach, it has in re serve an acrid and corrosive fluid,by discharging ttfhich it defies its enemies." A titter of incredulity rose from the young ladies. " Here," continued the professor, discreet!; ignoring the levity, " cote the inferiority of the vegetable kingdom. Plants cannot defend themselves from depredations. They are con tinual prey for the animal world. Insects make them depositories for tlieir eggs ; birds take without leave their branches in nesting time ; bees force them to yield up their sweets. *' Ah, but professor, pardon me," says one of the young ladies. &lt; The professor, frightened by this gleam of prospective intelligence, started perceptibly. " If the vegetable kingdom, professor," sa...
STORIES OF COLIN CAMPBELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
STORIES OF COLIN CAMP BELL. The life of Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde, by Archibald Forbes, states that Colin was burn at; Glasgow in 1792, and his name was really not Campbell at *11. His father was a carpcnter, named JSacliver, bat bis mother was really a Campbell. The name of Campbell was used to him one day accidentally, and from that day forth Colin was always known by that cog nomen. Bo1h parents were of good family, but poverty had brought them low. Colin was educated at the Glasgow High School, and was then removed by his uncle, Colonel John Camp bell, to the Military and Naval Academy at Gosport: " When barely fifteen sujd a half his uncle presented him to the Duke of York,then Com msnder-in-Cbief, who promised him a. com mission, and supposing him to be, as be said, ' another of the clan' put down his name as Colin Campbell, the same which he thenceforth bore. General Sbadwell (Lord Clyde's bio grapher) states that on leaving the Duke's presence with his uncle young Colin mad...
THE OUTGOING OF WILL CROSBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 22 August 1896
THE OUTGOING OF WILL CROSBY. That was a terrible winter. Every day tha mercury westered eisht or ten below sero. y «°y Will C«*by would look at it and think, " Surely to-morrow it will rise.1* Then to-morrow would come, but not to rise. and he wculd shiver and oongh just a little more he had done the day btfoxp, and *1>° Sash on hi* wasted cheek would grow a little cleepsr.tha holiows around his eyes a litUe darko-a little more sunken. Every day tie snow piled itself thicker sad firmer ever field and meadow, and encrusted with its glistening crystals and branch. The Srs and Norwegian pines pines wi re things of beauty, and the wbo!e landscape was like a lovely, bat gigantic Christ mas card one that great Jove would not hsvs been loth to send to the Imperial Jano, had such manner of greeting been in vogue when Christmas was yet to herald the era ox anno ; Domini. i When Will Crosby looked out ox window J there was no stretch of virgin whiteness to glad den his eye, no sparkling of...