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The Windsor Murder [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
The Windsor Murder The special correspondent of the Argtu, who accompanied detective Cawsey to Western Australia, obtained the following information from constable Williams, who arrested mur derer Williams at Southern Cross. After referring to the engagement of Williams as mining engineer at Fraser's mine, the con stable said that as soon as Williams secured the appointment he commenced the prepara tions for his marrtage with Miss Rounsvell, and busied himself in constructing a house to receive the bride. There is a gruesome signi ficance in the circumstance that his lirst purchase of building materials was a barrel of cetucut, and that the floor of the main room was neatly ccmented uuder bis personal direction. Nearly all the fittings of tlic house were put up by himself, and the stains on his trousers were probably cortracted during (bis employment. The building was very near completion when his arrest was affected, and when constable Williams reached the house be found Williams e...
THE AMALGAMATED UNIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
THE AMALGAMATED UNIONS. SEVERAL organisers, delegates and other officials of the Unions went from Barcaldinc to Longreach on Saturday last to bo present at the meeting of tlio combined unions which was to take place inthc Public Hall yesterday. The business is expected to extend over two or three days. On Saturday evening a meeting of the Longreach Branch of the Parliamentary Association was held, and we understand that the names of four prominent members of tho union were submitted from whom a selection will be made at a future date, to represent the labor party in the next election for tho Mitchell.
Williams Identified as Deeming. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Williams Identified as Deeming. The Western Australian supplies the fol lowing interesting particulars : Mr. E. V". Hedge, engineer of tbe Union Company's Foundry Works, Freemantle, has formally identified the prisoner, Baron Swanston, as Frederick Bailey Deeming, who resided in Sydney during I88G and 1887. Up to this point evidence was wanting here to show that Swanston nnd Deeming arc tbe eame. Hedge bccame acquainted with Deeming about tbe middle of 1SSG, when both resided in Kiley-street. Sydney. Deeming's demean. our was quiet, but generally insinuating, his power of ingratiating himself with the fair sex being specially noticeable. It is stated, however, that his references to them when they were not present were habitually of a coarsc and licentious character. He always eaid that be was a native of Birkenhead, England, and that be had brothers. lie also said that he had been to South America for some time, and that when in Australia he had visited Bockbampton and Brisbane. He...
BREWERIES AND BEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
ItREWERIES AND BEER. MR. J. Douoill, of Rockliampton, lias made* a contract, with tlio Western Brewing Com pany, at Longreacli, for the erection of pre mises, Tlio building is to cost £250, Mr. Cronin's .venture in the same direction is also going on. We hear tills week that Mr. M'Laughlin contemplates starting a breweiy at Barcaldine. If lie does so he anticipates being able to obtain a most suitable description of water from tho condensing apparatus connected with the tubular heater used in the drying machine. The water thus obtained is perfectly pure, and costs nothing in produc tion, as at tho present time it runs to waste.
Another Love Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Another Love Letter. The following letter, written by Miss Rounsvelle, the young lady from Bathnrst, New South Wales, who had consented to link ber life with that of this murder-ghoul, shows what a power of fascination he must have possessed. Either the young lady must have been abnormally susceptible or Williams must hare been very captivating in his de meanour. The following letter is touching in its simplicity and truthfulness. What an escape she has had. The letter runs : " Bat hurst, February 11, 1892. My dear Baron,-Re your letter this morning, 1 am really sorry about your loss. Bathurst is awfully dull; I shall be glad to leave it. I wish my sister could come with me. Do you think she coujd get work? What is the town like-how large ? Where would you meet me? I never dreamt it was so far away. Do yon like the place 1 What sort of a place is it, and what dresses ought I to get ? You never gave me half the informa tion 1 wanted, but I hope will in your next. Lizzie has written t...
A Strange Crime Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
* A Strange Crime Report. Mr. H. SKIN'NER, licensee of tbc Golden Gate Hotel, Ssuth Melbourne, reported to the police that on Saturday night last the safe in bis office contained £700 in gold, £300 in notes, and £131 in silver, as well as two crossed cheques, drawn by Messrs. Wellsforl & Sons, £28 6s. 3d., and Mr. Hammond, £10. This money was the takings and " change" of Mr. Skinuer'6 booths at the cricket match on the Melbourne cricket ground on Friday, and at the Caulficld race meeting on Satur day. The safe was locked, and the office as well, and Mr. Skinner and his manager, Mr, U'ilkins, each had key6 for the safe and door. The hotel was locked up as usual on Saturday nigut, and so far as is known the money was then undisturbed. Mr. Wilkins went to his home in Hamblcdon-street, Middle Park, earlier in the evening, and when he retired for the night be threw his clothes, which con taincd the keys, upon the foot of the bed. On Sunday morning be awoke at S o'clock, and disco...
What People Say. MISS EVA BROWN, ALBURY, N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
What People Say. MISS EVA BROWN, ALBURY, N.S.W. WRITES : " The following particulars of my case are famished on behalf of the afflicted, trusting tbey may be the means of restoring others to health : For eighteen months I was extremely debilitated, the doctors being of opinion that I had outgrown my strength. My disease is known in medical circles as anasmia or poverty of blood. Pains invaded all parts of my body ; I suffered from general languor, extreme weakness, listleesncss, de jection of spirits, indigestion, fickle appetite, and disturbed sleep. My body presented a bloodless appearancn ; my lips were pnle and the skin like wax, I was under several doctors who prescribed for me ; but their treatment did not alleviate my sickness. I imagined that my constitution was breaking np, and as the disease progressed I became more nervous and hysterical. My sufferings also greatly increased by a shock to the nervous system received last year, when a railway carriage in which I was seated...
SPORTING RACING EVENTS TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
RACING EVENTS TO COME. Blackall Racing Club Annual Hwang, May 19,20. Towers Birthday Meeting, May 24,26. Isisford Annual Meeting, May 26,27. Muttabunu Annual Meeting, May 26,27. Q.T.C. Autumn Meeting, May 21,24,28. Peak Downs Turf Club Annual Meeting, June. Hughenden Annual Meeting, June 9,10. Charters Towers Annual Meeting, June 23,24. North Gregory (Winton) T.C. Meeting, June 28,29. Bockhampton Jockey Club Annual Meeting, July 20, 21. AN occasional correspondent at Camoola writes on Thursday :-" A well-attended meeting was held on the night of the 26th, at the CamooU Hotel (Mr. Hill in the chair), to consider the advisability of holding a race meeting at this embryo township, when it was most enthusiastically 'resolved that such a meeting should be held On the 20th May next, for grass-fed horses only. The follow ing officers were elected i-^Ir. J. W. Chard wick, Yantnrra, President; Mr. J. Cameron, Dalmore, Vice President, and Messrs. R. Telford and G. Elms, Treasurer and Secre ta...
CIRCUS COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
I CIRCUS COMPANIES. AI.THOI'GH there lias already been one circus at Harcaldinc this week, Mr. Bidgeway's com pany attracted a large audience on Saturday night. The performances are said to be very good and novel. A Mexican cowboy offers to lasso nnv stallion or steer that can be brought to him and to ride either the one or tlie other round the racecourse, afterwards. We under stand there will be an exhibition on the race course next Saturday. There is a man in the town (William is his first name), who can do this performance, and it will be interesting to see if the Mexican broncho is the better man. The Two-in-one Circus company which per formed in llnrcaldinfi last week gave the hos pital a benefit before they left. They drove into Longieach last Sunday,
Squandering a Patrimony. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Squandering & Patrimony. A MONTAGUE F. LEVY, who has become celebrated as the boss spendthrift of Mel bourne, examined before Judge MoleBWorth, explained matters thus:-I became of age on the 4th July, 1891. My late father's name was Montague Levy. I am one of the persons entitled by his will to share in the property he left. I think my share was worth about £20,000, but I could get very little information from the trustees. I was entitled to my share after I became 23, but it was not payable until after my mother's death. On becoming 21, I was entitled to £3,100, and received £2,000 odd, the balance going to my mother to recoup her for money she spent on my account when I was under age. I paid all my debts except one-about £400-and spent the balance in pleasure. Some went in horse-racing. I used to lose so often that I forget how much 1 lost. I had no principal adviser in betting muttera, but sometimes I acted under Mr. Soqui's advice. After I became of age I gave Saqui a po...
Reducing Railway Rates. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Reducing Railway Rates. THE Hailway Commissioners, with a view to encouraging the meat preserving, boiling down, and other allied industries, have de cided to quote as a trial one-half the second class rates for the output from the establish ments, at which such industries are carried on. The products in regard to which the re duction will take effect arc-tallow, hides, preserved meats, &c. (but not meat in carcase); provided such products are carried in waggon loads of not less thnu four tons, and for a minimum distance of GO miles. Meat pre serving and boiling down works are now being constructed at Tori-ens Creek, on the Northern Hailway. The works at Oakey, oil the Southern and Western Ilailvva.r. will, it is cxpected, shortly be re-opened. Other works of a similar nature will be opened at Charlc rllle. It is expected this will be an encourage ment to start meat freeiing works at Jjongreach. A TniNR worth doihg is worth doing -welj and a thing worth advertising is worth ...
SMART WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
SMART WORK. THE derrick and machinery at No. 4 bore Saltern Crock was taken down last Wednesday week. It, was packed on the teams by Friday, and carried to the site of No. 5 bore, which is to bo put down near the woolslied, on Sunday. Oil Monday morning Mr. Mackenzie and his men started to buila the derrick, and had it completed and at work sufficiently early on Tuesday afternoon to enable Mr. Mackenzie, to ride into llarcaldine the same night. Putting down No. 4- bore to a distance of 1380 feet, occupied Mr. Mackenzie only five weeks.
The Wesern Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BARCALDINE, TUESDAY, APRIL 5,1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Iw Vita sine Uteris mors est. 6ARCALDINE, TUESDAY, APRIL 5,1892. THE Parliamentary session of 1892 was opened on the 29th March by His Excellency the Governor. It was characterised by a disgraceful, but at the same time very foolish, demonstra tion by tlio mob wlio outwardly repre sent the great Australian Federation of Brisbane. These men, over whom it is said that the chiefs of the Labor Party exercise entire control and make use of to fire the bullets they prepare, assembled in great force in front of Parliament House, where they cheered with much fervor the idol and fugle man of the Federation-Mr. THOMAS GXASSEY, immediately afterwards groaning and hooting Sir IIKNRT NOEMAN". The local leaders of the unions tell us that groaning at a pub lic personage is the popular method of expressing disapprobation of his public acts, and that the person to be dis tinguished by this insensatedemonstra tion may be hooted and jeered when ever he appears, whether it is as a citizen doing his bus...
Cementing up the Commissioners. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
Cementing up the Commissioners. THE Australasian publishes a cartoon in which the three Commissioners arc suspended by ropes to the ceiling over the heartlistono in a room suspiciously like the scenc of the late murder at Windsor. From behind a screen appears a hand grasping a trowel, near him is a barrel labelled "Syment," as it is presumed to be Mr. Symec, the proprietor of the A fie, who has been so eager in trying to keep the Commissioners down.-Mr. Wheeler (the Minister for Railways) is being made responsible from morning to morning for a good many strokes of railway reform which are not quite authorised, ite is applauded for having enunciated a grand way of stop ping the issue of free passes. " He intends to order that each pass issued shall be pre sented at a ticket window whenever the holder wants to travel, and that a ticket shall be then given to him for his journey, the fact being duly noted in the departmental books. ] Once a month these entries of passes issued will be ...
Mr. Ryan's Maiden Speech. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 5 April 1892
IET. Ryaa's Maidea Speech. ? IK the debate on the address-in-reply, tho newiy-elected member for the Barcoo made his maiden speech iu the House# It was acknowledged as a most temperate address, and was listened to by a full House. It was in great contrast to Mr. Hoolan'a who while he was addressing the Assembly could barely keep a quorum together. Mr. Ryan said he had not intended to speak at such an early stage; but he wished to reply to some re marks which had fallen from Mr. Annear regarding the unionists. .He first claimed indulgence-(hear, hear)-and assistance of the House, as lie was not up in the practice of Parliament. (Hear, hear.) He was there to assist iu bringing Queensland bock agaiu to its natural prosperous channel (hear, hear); but from experience on sugar plantations of Kanaka labor, ho kuew that that would not bring it flbont. There were at the present time Kanakas in the Northern, Central and some parts of Southern Queens land, on the Warrcgo, who came into com pe...