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ARAMAC SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
ARAMAC SCHOOL OF ARTS. Om correspondent writes on Mardi 26 :-A committee meeting of thc Aramac School of Arts was held at the Royal Hotel on the 18th instant. Mr. ii. K. Boddington in the chair. The other members present were. Messrs. J. Johnston. S. Drown, H. (î. M'Lean, F. J. Kingsford ami the lion, secretary. Letters were read and received from tho Under-Colo nial Secretary in reference to subsidy on sub scriptions : from the Masonic body re rent of hall ; and from the secretary of the Rockhamp ton School of Arts ?&lt;.&lt;? rules and regulations. On the motion of Mr. F. J. Kingsford, seconded by Mr. W. V. Thompson, it was decided to accept the offer of the Masonic body, rc the rent of the hall upon the tenus and conditions stated in their lettor, which are ah follows : Rent of hall, five shillings per week, the School of Arts to find all furnishings except one fable ; the room to be closed once a month on lodge nights and on any other occasion when required by th...
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BARCALDINE, TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
i |he Infera Vita sine Merit mon ext. BARCALDINE. TUESDAY, MARCH 29,1892. WHATEVER maj be said in favor or in condemnation of the manifesto issued by Sir S. AV. GRIFFITH on the kanaka question, it may be taken for granted that the Press generally throughout the colony ''aa given what it believes to be the opinions of the majority of the people in the various parts of the country. Some oppose discussion of any kind on the subject ; others are in favor of re-opening the whole ques tion; others consider it highly desir able that the sugar planters should be supplied with kanakas as required, I white a fourth section demand that no legislation in this direction should be brought before Parliament until the constituencies aro consulted at the impending general election. This is the position we feel bound to take up. "We do not intend to discuss the ques tion of whether it would be advisable in the interests of the sugar industry that the country should revert to the previous system of re...
PIGS IN TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
PIGS IN TOWN. A RESIDENT in Yew-street writes : - For several weeks past townspeople living in Yew street, from tl»! R. C. Church to Mr. Francis' house, have been most, grievously afflicted with a regular plague ol' Egypt. lV'iplc have vari ous fancies when going in for live «lock, most keeping fowls and others goats, but in the locality indicated pigs are the order nf the day at. one house, and this line is not appreciated. Tile odour from the place ia continuous and quite bad enough, but when the breeze is from rjie south unfortunate neighbors aie sick while it. lasts. The common query in Yew-street now has no reference whatever" to thc weather, but is always, " Can you smell that scent ?" The nuisance has beeii borne for some weeks with the patient hope that some action would be taken by the police under thc " Towns Police Act," bot unfortunately none, of the gentlemen of the peace live near enough to Die locality to know what, has to be suffered by a couple of dozen families for...
Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
-i^S£**-v-v-V"-«--V . gofos and dfomrotínís. IN the Liverpool Plains district last week 1200 prime sheep were sold far £78, or at about ls. 3d. per bead. THE candidature of Mr. J. W. Strawson, tbe working man's representative Bulimba, is not to be supported by tbe A. L. F. in Brisbane. Tbat is to say that although Mr. Strawson is a working man, and holds democratic political views, he has not been chosen by Messrs. Casey and Co., and, there fore, is not acknowledged by the new uniou istic conclave in Brisbane. IT is said that carrier Young is the coming man for the Mitchell electorate. He certainly did the lion's share of the touting work in Barcaldine, and completely knocked the stuffing out of carrier Kemp in this direc tion ; but Longreach people consider that Mr. A. J. Martin is the cleverest man in the democratic line ; as for Mr. James Crombie! of course he is completely ont of it. INFORMATION was received here laßt month from Charleville that cattle belonging to the owner of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
Special Advertisements. %isn^n|tsfft^(ni^ii^^l,^ttufvMu&lt;uUif'HufflUis'lliui>. NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND XER CANTILE AGENCY CO. LTD. ESTABLISHED, 18G5. Capital authorised ...£4,560,000 " subscribed ... 4,000,000 " Paid-up ... 802,707 Eeserve Fund ... 810,000 Reserved Profits ... 8,CG7 -?-£1,181,434 HEAD OFFICE : Portland House, Basingball-sliect, LONDON, E.C. HEAD OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA : Collins-street West, MELBOURNE. GENERAL MANAGES : David Elder. INSPECTOR OF PASTORAL PROPERTIES : William Oliver. WITH BRANCHES IN : SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, BRISBAKE, ROCKHAMPTON, and Throughout NEW ZEALAND. ROCKHAMPTON OFFICES & STORES William-Street. LIVE STOCK AGENTS, CUSTOMS, FORWARDING, & GENERAL MERCANTILE AGENTS. Large Stocks of GENERAL STATION SUPPLIES kept. PRODUCE SHIPMENTS arriving regularly by steamers and direct sailing vessels. WOOL and PRODUCE received for ship ment to, and sale by, all our SOUTHERN Offices (where AUCTION SALES are regu larly held) or forwarded on to L...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
Auctioneer*, Agencies, fte. Lloyd's Great Westers and Central tíueensland Forwarding Agency. (ESTABLISHED 1883.) ksSiCi.iLlcji-ks, RECEIVING, FORWARDING, AND General - Commission - Agents,' AUCTIONEERS, Stock and Station Agents, Barcaldine, Ilfracombe and Longreach. AOEXCIES Queensland Employers Association. Walter Reid & Co. Limited. Rockhampton Union Mortgage & Agency Co. " B. D. Morehead & Co. J. M. Headrick & Co. W. G. Thompson k Co. Lakes Creek Meat Preserving Works Burns & Twigg, Rockhampton Sydney Williams & Co. W. P. Walton & Co. S. Bassett, Roma Vineyard. London and Lancashire Fire and Marine Insurance Co. South British Fire and Marine Insurance Co. Agencies throughout the Colonies. London Agents E. S. LUCAS & Co., Guildhall Chambers. R, A. MCKENZIE & co., (Late John McLoughlin & Co.) Horse aud Cattle Salesmen, Commission and Forwarding Agents, OAK-ST., BARCALDINE. Horses always on hand for sale...
Rhomster's Corner. A FUNNY WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
A FUNNY WORLD. THIS world is very funny, For no matter how much money Man is earning, he will spend it and be hard up all the time ; To his utmost he is straining To catch up without attaining, Till he makes Ids life a burden when it should bc bliss sublime. He who earns a thousand merely Thinks two thousand yearly Would be just the figure to make happiness complete ; But his income when it doubles Only multiplies Iiis troubles, l'or his outgo then increasing makes his both ends worse to meet. It is run in debt and borrow Flush to-day and broke to-morrow, Financiering every way to postpone the day of doom ; Spending money ere he makes it, And then wondering what takes it, Till he, giving up the riddle, looks for rest within the tomb. Oh, this world is very funny To the average man Ids money Doesn't quite pay for tho dancing that he does before he should ; And he kills himself by trying Just a little higher flying Titan is suited to bis pocket and lus own eter nal good.
MUTTABURRA MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
MUTTAHUKHA MEMS. OUR correspondent, writing on Mnrrli 25, say«.-A great many unemployed are tramp ing through town, yet business seems as dull as ever. Tile Winton coach having stopped running this way and changed its locality to longreach, Booms to have bad a sud effect on the business people. Mr. Jenkins, our tailor, is talking of leaving us ; it is to be hoped that he will uot, as he is an excellent tradesman and much respected by all. Our Sunday-school is increasing, mid, thanks to thc ladies of Mut taburra, we have now an excellent gathering. Kain is badly wanted. I notice the gardens about arc looking carpenter, lins mot poisoned his hand, nish were a great, remark that tho? than on thc Mutta! sent The bachcloi, 1 believe, got it UH good day's sport, «»' jx]\ Mr Palerton, the " a slight accident and races at Mount Cor I heard someone a larger attendance i course, 150 being pre. ' Mount Cornish, who, horoughly enjoyed the ' tile racing was sept up with great spirit. Mr, Roberts...
HOUSE OF RIMMON. A STORY OF THE "LACK COUNTRY", OF SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE. CHAPTER LVIII.—JOSHUA'S JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
HOI OF WM. A STORY OF THE "-BLACK COUNTRY', OF SOOTH STAFFORJSHIRE. BY JEANNIE GWYNNE BETTANY, Author of AUNT SAECEN'S TWO LEGACIES, ETC. CHAPTER LVIIL-JOSHUA'S JOKE. '1 &lt;3[j> EFOBE Mr. Haekbit died," *BM Mr. Rimpler observed to Mr. Rim C _J men one day vrben they were alone together, "he had almost resolved, I believe, to found a family, and if he bad kept away from drink, he could have done it. Now you don't drink." " No, I don't drink," echoed Joshua, look ing in an expressionless way at Rimpler, and wondering what he was driving at. "Well, don't you know by this time," went on Mr. Rimpler, " that money can do more than any mortal thing? Some fools accumulate their money nntil they are up to their neck in it ; and they die and it all goes to someone else. My theory is that a man who does that is a fool. Let mc have enough money at my back to last me out as many years as 1 can live, and I'll answer for it the day I die shall see the last halfpenny spent, if is had to...
BREWERY AT LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
BREWERY AT LONGREACH. &lt; WK have been informed that Messrs. Janies Cronin and Company have arranged to start a brewery at Longreach, and thnt the money has been subscribed and thc plant will be purchased forthwith. Wc are also notified by Mr. S. Tucker, of Rockhampton, that ncom Ïiany has been formed at that place called the Vcstern Hrewcry Company, and that it will commence operations in thc building line at Longreach at once. Tho plant and all requis ites were purchased some time back, and arc on the way out from England in the Tara now due. Mr. W. J. Humphries, manager of the Kent Brewery for the last four years, hos resigned his situation, and wilt take thc management of the brewery at Longreach. Whether both companies will carry out their published intentions seems doubtful. At any rate, it is not known whether thc water of the Thompson River will be suitable for brewing. Good water is a nine qua nan in the manufac ture of good beer. It must be free from nil organic m...
CHAPTER LIX—THE PAINS OF FREEDOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
CHAPTEB LIX-THE PAINS OF FREEDOM. After ber mother's death and burial, Made line returned to Mr. Saltring's without any resistance on the her father's part. Mr. Rockingham bad resolved to make in quiries as to the places Pelbois had visited when be had come to Langton ; and fortune so far favored him that it was of Jody Wady he chanced to inquire first. " Have yon seen a strange, foreign-looking gentleman about here anywhere ?" Mr. Rock ingham asked. "An' if I haven't," responded Jody, solemnly looking ap wards, "may the Lord " What was he like ?" '' I don't know," answered Jody. I could'nt i abide to look at 'im. He looked black enonhb, I know that ; an' he pulled a hat over his face, be did, an' be asked me to show 'im the i way to Doctor Towere's, an' then had the face to grumble at the road. An', O Lord, don't I wish I had the burying of 'im ; be wor the aggravatinist furriiner-" Jody, to bis utter surprise, fonnd himself left at this point by the clergyman. He i looked down the...
CHAPTER LX.—KEZIAH SPEAKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
I CHAPTER LX.-KEZIAH SPEAKS. " Mamma," said Lucy Beredith, looking up from some work she'was doing, " I can't be quite happy, for Eupert looks so sad. I thought at least we should be happy to-day, when we are to be married to-morrow." Mrs. Beredith held np her white fat hands deprecatingly. "Those are only morbid fancies. When I married your father, I wondered whether we should get on, and all that sort of thing, and what could happen if we did not. Bat we got on all right, and we were the best of friends, though it wasn't exactly a love match." And her eyelids trembled a little, and ber ample bosom heaved. " But, you see papa bad never loved any body but you." They were now standing in Lucy's room, which was in a pretty disorder. Not a chair, not a table, bat held its treasure of beautiful garments made for this important event. There were far more than were necessary, but as a child has never too many dresses for its doll, so the mother can never get enough dresses for her daughte...
SPORTING RACING EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
IIACIXG EVENTS TO COME. Blackall Hae¡ng Club Annual Meeting, May 19, 20. Towers Birthday Meeting. May 21, 20. Isisford Annual Meeting, May 20, 27. Muttaburra Annual Meeting, May 2«. 2". *1.T.C. Autumu Meeting, May 21, 21. 28, Teak Downs Tun Club Annual Meeting, June. Hughenden Annual Meeting, June 9, io. Charters Towel« Annual Meeting, June 23,24. North Gregory (Winton) T.C. Meeting. June 28,2!>. rockhampton Jockey Club Annual Meeting, July 20, 21. IyKEEStAX, by Courtenay-Lucknow, was offered for sale by auction at Barcaldine on Saturday without reserve, and was sold to Mr. James Stott for .' All fours " realised £21. , THE Korth Rockhampton Jockey Club Meeting on St. Patrick's Day was not a very great success, as it was a terribly hot day, and one or two of the events were simply matches. Thc Borough Handicap was won by Mr. Duff's mare Olive, who, carrying 9-1, beat Lola with &lt;>-12, Satan, Beckwith, and Southern Star. Tiger won the Auctiou Stakes from three others....
POUND AT LONGREACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
rOUXn AT LONGREACH. THE following lotter has been received by Messrs. H. A. Hopkins, A, Crombie, and E. H. Edkins, J.J.P., from Hie Colonial Secretary's Office, dated llrisbane, 3rd March, 1892: GENTLEMEN,-I have the honor by direction to acknowledge, the receipt of a letter of the 15th of January last signed by you and other resi dents, stockmen, and lessees of that portion of the Mitchell District surrounding the town of Longreach, requesting that a pound may be established thereat, and to inform you that thc Department of Public Lands has advised Ulis office that the survey and plans of thc reserve for that pui'imse have been received, and that thc reserve will be proclaimed as soon as pos sible, upon notification of which no delay will be made in issuing instructions for thc erec tion of the necessary yards.-I have the honor to lie, Sir, your most obedient sen-ant, \V. E. PAIIBY-OKKDEK, Under Colonial Secretary.
Longreach, Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
Longreach, Jockey Club. Ê A GEKEJUt meeting of members of this club was held in the public hall at Longreach on the 23rd March. Mr. C. J. Penny was Toted to the chair. The names of several gentle men were proposed as members of the club, and the Secretary was instructed to write them notifying them of the circumstances under which they were elected. This occu pied some time, and the meeting was ad journed to 8-30 p.m., when 19 members were present. The Hon. Secretary handed in his resignation, which was accepted, and a hearty vote of thanks accorded him for his past services. The meeting then proceeded to the election of officers, when the following were didy appointed :-President-Mr. W. Mc Millan; vice-Presidents -Messrs. G. E. Bunning and R. A. Hopkins ; Hon. Trea surer-Mr. J. Gould; Secretary-W. F. Cory. It was resolved that the Committee consist of twelve members, exclusive of the other honorary officers of the club. The names of several members were submitted und a ballot taken...
A CONTRADICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
A CONTRADICTION. Mn. THOMAS CASSIDY writes us a loug letter in wliicli he makes some comments upon thc case of the Police v. Cassidy iii which defend ant was fined for making usc of obscene lan guage. He. says lie could not substantiate thc denial of thu charge made against him as he was unable to call witnesses at tho time in his defence, but subsequently he would have been enabled to obtain evidence which would have exonerated him, He says that he is not in the habit of using thc disgusting language im puted to him, and that he was convicted only " upon the evidence of a constable who was drunk at the time of Um arrest, and his brother constable, who would be in duty bound to up hold the charge. " Our corrcs|x>ndcnt must see that he is here making countercharges against the police, to which they cannot replv, and furthermore that complaints of this kind can not be taken notice of in thc Press, but ought to he ruported to the heads of the Department.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. MR. MURRAY'S ADDRESS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
LETTER TO THE EDITOR, ME. MURRAY'S ADDRESS. TO TUE EDITOR. Sin,-With reference to a quotation from Mr. Murray's speech at Westwood, which appeared in your last issue, I. as one of the Alice River settlers, would like to ask the bon. member for Normanby how in the name of goodness be expects to see any cash re turns out of land such os this was since the thc end of last June. Even with the super human abilities of Mr. Murray, who has stuck in fifteen months since that date, the number of men who came nut here could hardly bc expected to clear and substantially fence thc 250 acres that contain the im provements, and at thc same time pay wages by bringing forward produce in an unfavor able season, and with no means of counter acting same. Without accepting Mr. Mur ray's suggested motive as the one that set us going, I must point out in justice to our selves that wo bad every reason to believe that the Government (owners of the land and all improvements on it), would grant ns assistance...
ARAMAC POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 29 March 1892
ARAMAC VOLKE COURT. ON Hie Z4Mi Mardi, ¡lt tile rolla- Court, lie fore Mr. J. W, Hooker, J.I"..diaries Johnstone was charged with obstructing the |K>liee in the execution of their duty ami for violently re sisting the police. U|ion hearing the evidence of Constable Griffiths, thc Hench found the prisoner guilty, and fined lum 20s., or fourteen days' [imprisonment on each charge, Robert Wilson was charged with aiding and abetting Charles Johnstone to resist the police in the execution of their duty, for violently resisting thc police, and for using profane and obscene language. Prisoner pleaded guilty, and was fined 20s., or fourteen days' imprisonment on eacli of the first two charges, and £3 or one month in Rockhampton gaol for using profane and obscene language. On thc 26th, before J. W. Hooker and H. J. Hewer, J.JP., diaries Henry Ingham applied for a license, for one billiard table in the upjier storey of his pre mises in Gordon-street. The inspector re ported favorably, and ...