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BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. November 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FBOM OUU SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. November 28. Tour readers arc no doubt greatly interested in the meat shipment about to leave Sydney by the Strathleven ; I will therefore repeat for them the account 1 liave just heard of it from a gentleman who has been carefully inspect ing the shipment. He is a large wholesale butcher, and a stockbreeder, and therefore ought to be well qualified to judge. Regard* iug the succcsa of the process be is quite clear. Some meat which had been frozen for eight day*, and thawed for three-and the weather in Sydney was hot-was cooked, and my informant declares he never tasted beef in better cou&lt;iition for the table. The shipment will be a success unless the coxcfcasnesa ol the shipper? prevents it. And they seem to be displaying gross carelessness. The cattle are slaughtered in the Lithgow valley, and convcycd by train in ordinaiy vaus-not refrigerating cars-without much attention to clcnulincflH. Arrived iu Sydney the meat iB t...
Blackall Midsummer Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
Blacks!! Midsummer Races. THE following entries have been received MIDBDUMEB HANDICAP. Mr. J. M'Guirc's cli g Safeguard, aged. Protector-Eugenic. " R. (Jovett's b m Mermaid, nged. Gmo lensko-Countess. " O. Porter's gr g CuUoden 3 yrs. Grandmaster-Nellie Gray. " J. Monahnn's br h Sir Aramr, t yrs. slaribyrnong-Attraction. " R. Markwcll's bl g Darkie, aged. Morris Dancer-. " A. Ecdcs' b g Radical, aged. The Laird-Marian Dunn. - " G. Hamilton's g g Comus, nged. Snowdcu-. " W. U'lutosh's ch g Bexiquc (late Gay liid.) Sailor-. " E. D. Harries' b g Recovery. aged. Smolcnsko-Hindoo. " E. D. Harries' cb g Vanguard, aged. Concha-. " P. O'Mallej's cb m Modesty, C yrs. Wombat-Zuleika. " P. O'Mallej's b g Theodore, nged. Young Sir Hercules-Moss Hose. PLYING HANDICAP. Mr. J. M'Guire's bg Cardinal, aged. " E. Markwell's blk g Darkie, aged. " W. M'Intosh'sch g Beeique, aged. " P. O'Malley's br g Boatman, 4 yrs. PDBLtOANB' FUBSE. Mr. J. M'Guirc's chg Safeguard, aged. " J. Monaliau'e br h Sir Arthur...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. EHGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, December 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
LATEST NEWS. . A BV BLECTIUC TELEGRAPH. . EHGLI8H AIIS FOREIGN. EEDTEB'S TEJIBQIUUS. LONDON, December 5. The Russian police have arrested two persons who are supposed to have attempted the- assassination uf the Czar. Tbe Secretary of the Irish Land League has been arrested for using BcditioDB language. The excitement in Ireland over the arrests still continues. It is stated that the ex-Empress Eugenie intends visiting Zululand for the purpose of viewing the spot where tbe Prince Imperial fell. The Lower Bouse in the Austrian Legislature have passed a bill fixing the standing army of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at 800,000 men. The Chilians still remain victorious over Peru and Bolivia. The latest bulletin states that "Her Majesty is much better and nearly well. Coxiusnciu,. - Tallow unchanged. 415,000 hales of wool have been offered \ sinoe the opening of present series. Market steady.
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. CHUBCH SEBVICES AT TAMDO.-'Vc are requested to state that Diviue Service will be conducted by the Rev. Mr. KlngUnn in the Tambo Court House every Sunday evening at 8 o'clock, until further notice. TBANBFEBENCE-We uuderataud that Sergeant Johnson, of Room, is about to be tranifcreJ to Islsford, which a correspondent of the Welter* Star has the audacity to term an "unimportant" station on the Bnrcoo, GALE AT TAMBO.-We understand that a heavy gale was experienced at Tambo this week, by which considerable damage was done. The telegraph line having been inter rupted during the last two days has interfered with our obtaining further particulars. POLITICAL GOT Fawkbb-The Members for Cook must hare a lively time of it with their constituents. A telegram from Thorn borougli to the Cairns paper sayB:-" Walsh and Cooper were burnt in effigy here on Saturday last The likenesses were striking. Walsh vent off like a squib, but Coopor would not burn until a tin of kerosene ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
THOMPSON & OASHION, JYJEROHANTS AND IMPORTERS, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, AKAMAC, COPPEBFIELD, AM> CLERMONT. L. E. ASHBY, O O T I 0 N E B-' B, AND COMMISSION AGENT, I6ISFORD. ROBERT QUODLING, CIVIL ENGINEER, ABAtiAC. Dams laid.oat Sites chosen for tanks. Contractors Supplied, H E BBT k Q IB6 0S, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS, EMERALD AND COMETVILLE, Q.C.R. TI1BDEY & CO., STOCK AND STATION AGENTS AMD GENERAL MERCHANTS, ABAMAO. COBB & CO.'S TBLEQBAPH WNE TT OP BO$AL MA III COACHES. THE COACHES OFTHTS Line will BUN AS FOJLOWE until further notioe : From Comet to SPRLNGSUIE-Sundays and Wednesdays, 6 TSA. IFROMFIPRINGSUIE to'Comet-Mondays and LLRAND^II, BEJN. From Springsure to TEMBO and Blackall EVERY Thursday. From Blackall to TAMBOAND Springsure ERERY Saturday, at 6 A.M. .. BOOKJHO OFFZCE, BLACKALL : WESTERN DOWNS CLUB HOTEL. P. O'MALLEY, Agent. 0OBF1ELD & FITZKAUBICE, WHOLESALE AKP RETAIL GENERAL 6T0BES, WINTON, WESTERN RIVEE. Lnige and Tail...
Tambo District Court. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 13 December 1879
Tambo District Court SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6. BEFORE his Honor Judge Blake. Mr. Real prosecuted for the Crown. RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY. John Burgess and James Cleary were in- dicted upon the charge of having received two cheques for £56 2s. and £16 8s. 6d., the property of Bilton & Sons, knowing the same to have been stolen. The evidence for the prosecution showed that these cheques were among others which were stolen from the cash box of the firm on the 13th February last, by Armstrong. The two prisoners were at the time suspected of complicity in the robbery, and subsequently the cheques in question were traced to them at Roma. Mr. Bennett, a storekeeper at Roma, de- posed that Burgess brought a cheque for £54 to the store to be cashed. He said he got it from Mr. Frost at Blackall, and that it was as good as gold. Cleary cashed the cheque for £16 at the same store. James East, publican at Roma, stated that Burgess cashed at the house a cheque for £31 drawn by Mrs. Walsh of ...
ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
ABAMAC. Police HuUteate-T. 6. Swoid. Post and Telegraph Matter-W. H. Uorison. line Bobainr-O.JS. Blake. State Bekool "Tench or tyieendaiiA National Banlc-Manager, W. FiiUnn ; Ammintant, .1. Hqllis. Mediad PraoUUooer-Dr. Spark. Annum ducttey v^iub-W, J. Gardiner, hon. . Secretary. AuoUoneen-F. W. Kingston, 8. Bharwood. 8 orekeepere-Thompson k Oaahlon; Tilbuiy Jc Co.; Sdmeldcr & O'Brien; J. Farrell. H tela-Boyal-G. Porter; Aramac, W. J. Kingston. Chemist-W. B. Steel. BMwmitii-o. Porter. OWtt Bng'-neer-IL Quodling. tttotmaker-D. O'Brien. 8 Idler-C. Moeser. B ttftert-Bufgoyne & Vines. t tarter-JL Bnncy, Aewsp&per Proprietor-W. J. Hodda. 8todk and Station Agento-Tilbuqr & Co., 6. flhanrood. Watchmaker-A. Beichenbach.
TAMBO. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
TAMBO. I Polloe Magistrate: F. H. Hyde. Post Offioe.-Post and Telegraph Vaster: F. Oaiie. Assistant; 4, Butter. Line Be Miter: 4. O. Willde. . Pnmaly School.-Teachers: J. O'Byrne and Miss O'Byrne. Poundkeepcr: 8. D. Harries. Queensland National Bank.-Manager: If. V. Balston. Accountant: -. Moody. Hospital.-Surgeon: Dr. Browne. Secretary: Great Western Downs Jockey Club.-Bon. Secretary; K. D. Harries. Storekeepers-M. H. Biltop & Sou, H. T. Walsh. Hotels-Royal Canangarra, P. Phillips; Commercial, H*T. Walsh; Telegraph, D. Mulhern; Lire and Let Live, D. C. Milne; Tambo, Goon Yck. Auctioneer and Commission Agent-B. D. ? Harries. Butchers-Bredbaner& Co., Wright ft Jones. Giddier-J. Madigan. Tailor-Magnus Laudgten. Watchmaker-8. lieiiju. Cabinffonsker-K. Miji, Blacksmiths-3. Itorrissey, O. Biedhauer. Hairdresser-V. Morrison, Bakers . Ah Lqy, jimmyB. Look. Agent for the Champion-K. D. Harries.
ISISFORD—WIITOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
I8I8KORD-u-nTOWN. Police Magistmte sad C.P.B.: W. 0. Cardewr. Offioor in charge of Police: Sen. Constable Williams. Postmaster: J. Whitman. Poimflkeeper: U B. Ashby. Westward Hoi Jockey Club.-Secretaiy: J. A. Marshall; Treasurer, J. Whitman. Hotels-Westward So, J. McDonnell; Ted dingtoa. Wylle & Dorrtan. Storekeepers-W, ft J. Whitman, J. A. Mar shall & Co. Auctioneer and Commission Agent: L. E. Athby. Blacksmith and Wheelwright-J. Swan. Batchers-W. 4c 3. Whitman. Saddlen-Hots & Cowan; Thomas &lt;c Bor bldge. CaWoetaato-A. Alexander.
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. M.ACKAI.T,. Police Magistrate;-11. A. Honking. Mainstraic to ciniscnt to the marriage of niiniini-J. C. Higginson. Ciovl. Mcdival Ollleer.-Dr. C. I. Mornn. Lnnd Office.-Commissioner: V. Desgrond. Etccoitliii^ Clerk : Bedford. Mniire Police.-In wet or: K. Murray. Nub Iii'pcctorti: H. B. Gougli, H. P. Knye, K.Eglinlon. Inspector) uf Uroinls.-Mitchell: J. A hern; Grcpory: 11. B. Gough. Local Police.-Nub-Inspcclor: J. Ahem. Vo-l And Telegraph Officc.-Postmaster: C. E. Augoteln. Line Repairer: J. G. Quinn. Primary School Teacher-W. 11. L, Campbell. Anglican Church.-Incumbent.: Bev. F. D. Kinghan. Poundket per: J. ironahan. Rjgistrar ot Marriages : W. H. L. Campbell.1 teensland National Bank.-Manager: A. Ulcoq. Atthuntanl; B. O. Miller. B&rcoo Pastoral Bocicty.- Secretary: J. lionahan. Barcoo Bating Club.-Stcretaiy: J. Monahan. Oddfellows' Society.-Noble Grand : 6. Stevens. Bailiff Petty Debts Court.-B, Harkwcll. Storekeepers-Brigga& ifaokeneie,...
The [?]estern Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, DEC. 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
©lie IStfsiciiit (^hatwpiow. l'ita titMI litcrit mort at. BLACKALL, SATUBDAY, DKC. 20. ' Oca telegraphic news from Ireland shows that the agitation in that country , among the tenant fanners is assuming all the appearance of a serious rebellion. Meetings, characterised by extreme tur 1 bulcncc and seditious speeches, have been held in various parts of the country, which have had the effect of exciting the populace, and increasing those symptoms of widespread disaffection, which it had been hoped the conciliate!? policy of late Governments had removed for ever. We know that it has been the aim of both houses in the British Parliament to legislate for Ireland with the chief end in view of cemcnting more firmly the common interests of the whole king dom, and to achicvc this purpose, Mr. GLADSTONE brought about the disestab lishment of the Church of Ireland, while later on Lord BEACONBFIEU) succeeded in passing his Catholic University Bill. Yet there have always been a class of politica...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
within to the Dead Letter Oflicc Bradall George, Bates Thomas, Baxter John A. (2). Thomas, Canty John, Cluuscn Chas.. Clark Harold H, Durass Bernard fi. (4). Donald p. Ganley V. (4), Green Richard (2), Griffiths wcniy, OillcMMc Bernard. Howe Patrick. Jackson Edwin, Johnson Robert, Johnson a) r. James K. . ^-Tcdy T. S" Knight V. p., Kelly Pat rick (2). * lilciyd Thomas, Leader Mr,, Lomax & M'Naugbton. *?»"* Timothy, (2), Mont H. G. (2), m !'y JJmes Mr8 (2), Mitchell *!,' John, M'Lcjiu Jauics. jselson Fred, Nash Jamc*, Xewmnn John Oxlcy llobert, O'Brien MicbacL Proudly O. Skinner Charles, Speed W. J., Spring Arthur, Stnchcbroth John, Stokes C. W. ?r i p- 3'°n?C"on1 Theodore. Vale W., Vallou A. S. Wilson itobert, \\'auf>]i Janus (2), Willis *;> WioUng John, Wuller Nelson, Wjl*on Mr, 1 Yam Tom, CHARLES E. AtJGRTKIN, Blackall, December 9lh, 187ft oslmastc1'* 0.11.M.8. Bale of Cost Police Horses. F°n SAJ.E by Public Auction on MON JANUA11Y, 1KS0, about n.10rC, or"less CA81' ...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. REUTER'S TELEGEAMS. LONDON, December 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
LATEST NEWS. DY ELECTIUC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. HEUTEB'S TELEGEAMB. LONDON, December II. Telegrams from Southern Europe state that the winter in tLo.se countries has been unusually severe. Heavy snow storms have been experienced in South ern Italy. BOMBAY, December 12. An army of Afghans, consisting of 10,000 men, attacked n body of tyritish troops composed of artillery and ctwalry, near Cabul. Our soldiers made a desperate resistance. The Afghans suffered a heavy loss. The loss on our own side is at present unknown. LONDON, December 18. Advices from the Cape state that Morosi has been killed and his strong hold taken. LONDON, December 15. Notwithstanding repeated defeats Ihe Afghans continue to attack the British troops on all sides. The Peruvians have defeated the Chilians at Tarapala, after a severe engagement. Two shots were fired at Lord Lytton while lie was entering Calcutta. The Viceroy escaped unhurt. The assassin was arrested. He proved to be a drunken Indian. No p...
Western News. EYRE'S CREEK AND TUE MULLIGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
Western News. Emu's CHEEK AND TUB JU'LMGAK. Evhe'6 Creek is a continuation of the Herbert River and is 60 called after llic juuetion of the latter villi the Mulligan. Then after a course of about 80 miles iu Queeusliiud it runs into South Australia, where it is joined by the Diamantiua, when it if) called the Salt Creek. Eyre's Creek consequently drains the whole of the southern watershed of Queenslaud that lies west of the Diamantina. I hare cooiwcnccd with the above gcogriphical remarks as I find many of oven the residents of the above rivers arc quite ig norant as to their coursc. All this far Western country is now looking splendid, grass and water everywhere. The Herbert aud Mulligan have been running strong for the lost eix months; yet such is the flat nature of the country that neither river has yet reached Eyre's Creek, which however seems to have got on very well without the as sistance of ilH tributaries* all the water-holes having been filled by the local rains. The count...
ORIGINAL POETRY. YE BOLD PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
ORIGINAL POETRY. YE 110J.D P10NEEK. A tale Hell of bravcric, ICxcelliiic far knight-errantry, How n pioneer of bold degree Kct out on distant lands to see. lie swore n Mighty oath that, lie If in that far olT vnunlric Any niggers should be found, \V1iqM for » moment stand their ground, Would only make them wish tlint they Had never seen that fearsome day. Full ton mill's long this pioneer from a river's bank lind strayed. His lips were dry, bin throat was parched, in agony lie prayed Yc gods, Oh,send tluit I may findsomc water soon mid near; Tlicu staightway from bin nteed be fell, aud raved and tore bis luur. Turning to liis dusky guide in dolifjl voice lie whined Go quickly Buck and sec if you some voter near can lind, I will meantime rest awbile then follow up bebind. This is what he meant to day though bis lan guage 'twas scarce so refined. Scarcely bad bis trusty scout departed on bis quest, When an awful sound aroused the warrior from his rest. A voice in accents low and clear...
SYDNEY. FRIDAY. December 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
FSIDAT. DcccmbarlB. I Edwnrda won the pedestrian match with Wodehouse, beating him by nearly six miles. Archdeacon Gunther, one of the oldest residents in the uortli-wcstern districts, U dying. One of the officials of the Eandwick Orphan Asylum has been dismissed for exercising undue severity towards the child ten in the institution. Advices fram Noumea relate that sixteen convicts of the worst class have escaped in a schooner belonging to the Government. Three vessels, including a steamer, have been sent In pursuit, with what result is unknown, but it is probable the fugitives will he re captured. The points reserved in favor of the Wnnta badgery bushrangers wilt be argued lo-day. Dr. ilcmvick has been clectcd for East Sydney by a large majority. The result of the election is considered as a triumph for the Education Bill. A notice of motion has been introduced into the Assembly affirming the desirableness of discontinuing assisted immigration next year. The International Stock Sho...
News from the Trailing Ground. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
Hews from the Trailing Ground. SOME cheerful lunatic, whose ideas upon handicapping and liorses geucrally are rather eccentric and confused, pushed under the door of our office the following items for publication. AshesignBhlmsclf " Stronger" we follow the precept and "take him in but at the same time we wish it to be under stood that our correspondent docs not " take us iu." We have seen on the tan lately a long scarecrow, who might be mistaken for a methodist parson if he did not bear a greater resemblance tc an actor out of on engage ment, and it doos not require a very shrewd guess to enable us to identify this gentleman with our "stranger" correspondent: I have lately taken to going out to the racecourse of a morning to sec the gallops, and being ignorant of racing matters, listen eagerly to any hints dropped by trainers or jockeys. The Isisford Handicap seems to hare lost all interest with the public. The weight at which the handicap commences,! Ost lib, seeming to give great ...
SYDNEY EXHIBITION RACES. SYDNEY, December 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 20 December 1879
6YDNKV .'iXIIIimiON 11ACES. ? SYDNEY, December IG. There wits a fair nUonJaiico at Die meet ing held on Sniiirdny. The Governor was imiMjnt during the day. Weather liuc. The following is the result of the differciit events: FLYIKG HANDICAP. Mr. T. Lam-rod's hi h Hluutyre, 5 yr«. 1 " 'h Master A venal, 2 " Wcntworth'H ch fQueensland, 3 yrs. 3 EXHIBITION' HANDICAP. Mr. M'MiiIleirs ch h Middlesex, fi yrs. 1 " Mayo's ch h Soothsayer, 4 yrK. ... 2 tiniiriKt and Thorntopper ran a dead heal for third place. THE MATOIt'S CUP. A trophy valued nt £100, with a handicap swocpstnkcs of 5 fiuvs., and £200 added. \\ miles. Mr. KagnnV bin Mnbel, fiyrs., 1 ,, Yeoman's br h Norman, 4 yw., fist. Tib* 2 " J. IJ. White's b h Mnriindnle, 6 ywM Bst. 'Jibs ... 8