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Chapter [?]VII. A DYING SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
Chapter jvtt A DVING SPEECH. lira. Rivers stood for a moment gazing I; with straining eyes at the terrible spectacle : I before her. ? I ; i E/erard iay on the floor .ifc !ier fee^, I &lt; ; writing in a speechless agony. . ! brief space ehe ivn paralyse). »i presence of mind ralunioii ,«Ouasl in tha hoasa. 1'iokikIJ no one had heart} those Fatal wonts As* t" I'egiiiald, he was asleep, ami even in his waking movements was rarely conscious ot what went on an mul him now. Mr*, Ilivers snatched up the glass, :tu'i. uisiren by lCveranl, rinse«I it out- witti whisky, anil put. it aside. Then she lK-tit ovt r him to see if tlicra was any possiliility of saving his life. One glance suiliccd to hor now experi ence*! eyes to satisfy her t lint not!ii"»;z&lt;"»»'(l be (lone. She knew thoroughly the symptoms which would follow a dose administered without the previous prepai a tion which would in Reginald's citse have niodilicd them tnifficieiitly to avert sus picion. Theso symp...
THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
THE SHOW. THE second annual show of the Cen tral Warrego Pastoral and Agricultural Association came off on Wednesday and Thursday. The weather was all that conld be desired, being beautifully fine and genial. The attendance was very large, and, considering the multitude of attractions between which the attentions of pleasure-seekers have been divided daring the week, it Was really surprising where all the people came from. The show-ground presented a most animated and inspiriting aspect in the afternoon, when the attendance reached the maxi mum. It is a mere truism to state thac the exhibition was a most unqualified success. The greatest interest, as usual, appeared to be centred in the equine exhibits in the various sections for which prizes were offered. The sheep and cattle were admitted to be of the highest class, a couple of pens of bul locks being fine enough for exhibition in any part of the world. Owing to want of space in the enclosnre, the cattle were shown in the pound ya...
chapter [?]VIII. IN SUSPENSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
Adapter jvitc IN SUSPENSE. There was a silence of some momenta' dotation among the group after they realised Everard was dead. The doctor was the first to speak. " The end has como a little sooner than I thought, bob one can never reckon exactly in thesecases," he remarked. " What do yon consider to have been the cause of death?" asked the clergyman aside, as Mrs. Rivera discreetly knelt down beside the coach on which the dead man lay, and apparently became absorbed in devotion. The doctor shrugged his shoulders, and glanced ab Mrs. Rivers, who, however, seemed ntterly oblivions to everything around her. Then he murmured cautiously, " The poor fellow has lately come into his property, yon know, and been dissi pating terribly, so they say. He has been drinking to-night, and I attribute this seizure to his reckless living." "Sad-very sad," murmured the other. " But Mr. Rivers looks a strong man. I should nob have thought he would die like this." " lb ia often the strongest people who ...
LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
LONDON, Thnrsday. The Australians commenced a match against Lancashire to-day. The Australians in their first in nings made 131 for fonr wickets. It is intended to celebrate the sixtieth year of the Qneen's reigu in Jnne next iu a similar manner to the jubilee celebrations. A bridge at Victoria, British Colnmbia, collapsed, and 62 persons were drowned. The recent tornado in Iowa re sulted in the loss of 100 lives. A terrific cyclone occarred at St. Lonis, in the State of Missonri. 1000 persons were killed, all the steamers on the river sank, and hnndreds of buildings were blown to the gronnd. An intense feeling exists at Pre toria against the Government and the Hollanders.
SPORTING NOTES. [By CHASSKRAL.] [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
SPORTING NOTES. [Bv ClIASSKIt.U./J A week hence ami the Cltnrleville races will be in oblivion ; and as 1 know that your space mast be very limited this week, I shall content myse'f with giving you a small apercu of this meeting. On Saturday the weather seemed ta be rother doubt fnl, and many prognosticated wet rr.ccs, bat on Monday ui.trning a most beautiful rammer day 1 r»ke forth, which was donhly welcome by all, and specially by the gentler sex. At1 about 9 o'clock the ball began to roll, and everything available WHS requisitioned for the circumstance-four-in-hands, pairs,, single-harness buggies, Iorrys, spring carts, etc., etc.,-and by about noon the town was figuratively empty. The tout ensemble of the grounds pre sented a lovely sight, the grand stand specially showing myriads of colours ; (fie dresses worn were supbt'rb, and for fear of having my hair pullel and of offending some of my town lady friends and country gentry, 1 shall abstain from nomcnclatiug them, ami s'l.iH ...
COUNTRY MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
COUNTRY MAILS. Augathella to Tambo, Monday at 6 a.m. Augathella to Charleville, Saturday at 7 ' . a.m. Adavale to Gharleville, Saturday and Tuesday at 5 a an. Adavale to Thargomindab, Tuesday at 7 a.m. Blackall to Tambo, Thursday at 5 a.m. Barringaa to Canaamalla, Monday and ' Friday at 5 a.m. Charleville to Adavale, Sunday at 7 a.m., and Thursday at 7 a.m. Charleville to Angathella, Sunday at 5 a.ra. Charleville to Cnnnamulla, Sunday at 7 a.m. and Thursday at 7 a,m. Charleville to Enlo, Sunday at 5 a.m. Enlo to Charleville, Wednesday at 5 a.m, Hungerford to Thargomindab, Tuesday and Friday at 5 a m. Thargomindab to Cnnnamulla, Sunday and - Thnrsday at 5 a.m. Thargomindah to Hungerford, Monday ? and Thursday at 5 a.m. Thargomindab to Adavale, Saturday at 7 a.m. Tambo to Blackall, Tuesday at 5 a.m. Windorah to Charleville, Saturday at 5 ajn. Thargomindab and CunnamuUa. Leave Cnnnamulla Saturday and Tnega day at 6.30 a.m.; arrive Eulo gam© ' days at 2 p.m.; leave Eulo at 2J30 pja.; ar...
FOOTBALL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
FOOTBALL MATCH. A football match between Charleville and Roma was [il-.iycd on the Recreation Ground on Thursday morning la»t. The ' game was a fast aud rongli one. and re ' suited in a win for tlie home team by 11 points to 8. Ties were obtained for the winners by J. Warrell, and Cleeve (2.) The former was converted into a goal by. W. Lane. The visitors left for home by the mail train the same morning. * The Sydney Tarf Clab races were postponed, on account of the inclement , weather, from the 23rd instant till last Tuesday, and resulted in Aknrini win niug the Royal Stakes by a length from Patrons,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
XHE QTTEBITSLA1TB MEAT BXP01T All iftlCT Oo33Q.pax3-37-, X .imited, SPECIALJNOTICE. We hare decided to Still Further Reduce OUP OliargTeS for Slaughtering, Freezing, Freight to London, mul Insurance, which will . be atf follow : JFroui Brisbane. Front Toirasrllte. Beef - - - Mutton and Lamb 1 ^d per lb \ldper lb Beef - Mutton and amb - ]j$lperlb \yiper lb For fuller particulars applv to TIIE SECRETARY, COURIER BUTLDrXG. BRISIHXB. t T1IE MAXAUMH, UOSS HIVEIt WOUKS, TOWXSVILLE. TAI WAH All CO., General Storekeepers and Produce Merchants, ALFRED-STREET, CHARLEVILLE, ARE now offering their FIRST CONSIGNMENT of AUTUMN AND WINTER WEAK, Comprising an Enormous and Well-Selected Stock of leir Dress Materials, Mew Millinery, BLANKETS, FLANNELS, FLANNELETTES MENS', YOUTHS', & BOYS' CLOTHING & OVERCOATS, SHIRTS, HATS, BOOTS, &o., At Ridiculously lionr Prices* In GLASSWARE, CHINA, EARTHENWARE, BRUSHWARE, CUTLERY, HOUSEHOLD REQUISITES, as well as ?rRoc£i»ES(Teas a Speciali...
HOW HIS LORDSHIP "GOT LEFT." [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
HOW HIS LORDSHIP "GOT LEFT." THE following anecdote is told of a cer tain venerable and learned bishop, who had an uncontrollable partiality for correct ing and criticising the language of his parishioners. - On one occasion he happened to enter a crowded horse car running on one of the main thoroughfares of the town of F . A business man of the city, who was also a member of his lordship's flock, chanced to be sitting near where he stood, and, think ing it hardly right that he, » young man, should bo seated while his bishop was compelled to stand, rose and said: " My lord, since yoa are the eldest, permit me to offer yoa my seat." Replied the_ bishop, In a critically-instructive tone of voice: "You should say, my dear friend, 'Since you are the cider, permit me to offer you my seat.'" The gentleman gazed at him for a few moments, then tranquilly sat down again and, picking up his newspaper, remarked politely: "My lord, since I am the younger I will keep my seat."
THE SIMILARITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
THE SIMILARITY. TUB silly yoang roan bad told a couple of young women that he was engaged to an acquaintance of theirs, and one of them proceeded to find out about it and next day reported to her friend. " Well," was the Injury, " whab about Frank's story ? '* I " It's &lt;|uite Jike hishead.'' .# " r^o.v'a that?" j " aothiog is iX" And they lei it go ab '.ii
JAPANESE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
JAPANESE CHILDREN. It bas often been said, remarks Dr. Ash mead, in Science, that the Japanese ara the most interesting, the strangest, even the quaintest, people ire know. -. In no regard is this truer than in the care they take of their babies. It is known probably to every reading person that Japan, like all Oriental lands, is, for obvious reasons furnitureless. It does hot even know the cradle. As Diogenes made a cup of hi* hollowed hand, so the Japanese mother makes a cradle of the back of an older child, an ambulating, delightful cradle, where it) stays from morning to night, and is _un rythnucally rocked according to t he chances and sports which the day offers to its patient and loving victim. The cause of the absenco of furniture is the presence of tropical vermin. This awful presence is probably also the cause of the carpetless state of the nursery. The floor is covcred with staffed straw mats, thick and elastic ; it is the usual floor of Japanese house. The floor is moppe...
Military Accuracy. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
Military Accuracy. An Irish drill instructor was putting recruits through tlie first stages of their j drill. " Oyes roight !** shouted the instrncto^ and in an instant every man's optic veiled together. " As yon were!" repeated the instr tor, but did not appear to derive tjiea satisfaction from tlj.e movement "Oyes roight!" was the sharp com-1 mand, a second tfine repeated, " When I prive tlie order 'As you were P I. want j to hear every man's eyeballs click as j -yeturn Lo their sockets." '' 1
His Reason. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
His Season. The humbler class of the Irish are so prone to pleasantry that even the deepest distress cannot quell the prevailing hnuiour. A' miserable beggar in a street of . London the other day was asked by a gentleman relieving liiru why lie did not stay at home, since he could not be worse off than where be was ?' " Shall I tell your honour truly why we came over ?" was the reply. " If you please." " Then we came over to look after the absentees."
His Security. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
His Security. " Will you do me a favour?' sai 'i-onng George Brooks to his wealth frieml, Simon Hanson. i " What Is it, George V said Hapsba. "I wish you to .lend me a'btiatlrvJi jtoujide, sir." " Call at my contiting-lioufft»,'* Hanson. &lt; George was not long hi payirtf li". ilespects. ' i i . '.What security.yuan }'pq, give un yonng gentleman ?" " My own personal security, sir." ." Very well, Ret in here," sai-1 Hanson lifting up the lid of a large iron chest. "Get in there!" exclaimed George, i: astonishment " What for " Why, this is the place where I al ways beep my securities."
SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
SYDNEY, Friday. In the Assembly, yesternight, Premier Reid stated that a clanse would be added to the Tick Bill dealing with the admissiou oi hides from Qneeusland nuder certain con ditions. The House by a majority of 55 to 22 carried a motion making provi sion for the widow and children of the late Sir Henry Parkes. The Duke of Buckingham takes from Tonnaville for London gold to the valuw of over £5.r»,000.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
www mhww "IMITATION Is the SINCEREST FLATTER?," The articles most intimated are CLEEMENTS TONIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS. WHY? BECAUSE they have the beat reputation and are moat in demand by the public, con sequently, every dishonest trader tries to trade on their fame and renown. It is really wonderful that the Australian people are so slow to see the truth as regards the unscrupious quacks and charlatans who prey on the credulity of the Australian public. Scarcely a week ever passes but wliat the press exposes the barefaced and shameful practices of soins of these harpies, 3*et, in the face of all they seem to thrive, and the paper who hounds thciu down most thrives fattest on theiradvertisuinents and cracks champagne over each balance-sheet. Clements Tonic and Fletcher's Pills have never yet stooped to deception and mis representation. They arc scientific thera peutical agents, and evidence as to their value can be found in every district, and such being the case it is unnecessary to...
Poultry section. Division 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
Poultry section. Dirinian 1. 63. Best Plymouth Rock, Cock and Hen. Prize, 5s ; entry, 1st J Gaydonl 64. Best Langahan, Cock and Hon Prize, 5s ; entry, Is . ... H J.Carter 1 65.' Beat Hamburg, Cuck anil Hen, any colour' Prize, 5s ; entiy, 1» 6 T Smith, silver spangled, 1 69. Bent Indian Game, Cock and 'Hen. Prize, 5s ; entry,'Is A Gaydon 1 70. Beut Wyandotte, Cock and H«*n Prize 5b ; entry, Is G H Wildie 1 71. .Best 6 Table Cockerclls Prize, 5s; entry, Is J C Mann 1 Division 2. 74. Best Pekin Duck and Drake Priz*, 5s; entry, la K B Kogein 1
MEAGHER APPEAL CASE. Sydney, May 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
MEAGHER APPEAL CASE. Sydney, May 15. The hearing of the appeal of Riehanl Denis Meagher against his conviction on the charge or conspiracy in connection with the Dean ease, was concluded be before the Fall Court to-day. Mr. Wade, on behalf of the Crown, argupd that speeches made in Parliament were admissible in a court of justice as evi dence either as admissions or aa to the state of mind of the person who spoke. If this were not «o, a member who had committed a serious crime might go into the House and declare his guilt, and yet defy any oiw to to tnuuli him. lie contended that a member of Par liament had no more protection afforded to htm in this way than a witness in the witness-box. The speech made liy Meagher ois the 1st October also con tained admissions which could ho used against him. Mr-Justice Stephen said the court ivns satisfied that if the speeches in question were admissible, there were matters in them which could be used as evidence against Meagher. Mr. Wade contende...
Produce Section. Division 1.—Dairy Produce. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
Pro«K«ice piectloai. Dirisian J.-Dairy Producs. 47. Best 31ba Butter, in lib pats Prize, 10? 6d; entry, la Mrs J Wad# 1 ; Mrs J Alters highly commended 51. Best 2lba lloney Priz*}; 10 s fid; . entry, Is J Ciimmings 1 |)/wiom 2.-Garden Province. Entry, free. 52. Best (> Cablwges Prissu, as Railey 1 ii-t. I»t*sit I'olli cti«n of Vegetable*, not leas" than t! v.irirtiua Prize, 10a Gil Saui AVuli 1; Sum" highly common leil
THE LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 30 May 1896
LAW ItELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. (!.") Subscribers who do not give express notice to tl.e contrary are considered as wishing' to continue their subscriptions. (2). If snbscrilxirs order the discon tinuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to semi them until arrears are j>aid. (A) If subscribers neglect to continuo to take their periodicals from the offica to which thoy are directed they are held responsible until they have settled their bills, and ordered them to lie discon tinued. (4.) If subscribers move to other places without informing the publishers, and this papers are sent to their former directions, they are resjwnsiblc. (5.) The Courts have decided that " re fusing to take the periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving them uncalled for is prima facie evidence of intended fraud." ((».) Any person who receives a news paper ami makes use of it, whether lie has ordered it or not, is L-eld inlaw to be a subscriber. (7.) It' subscribers pay in advance the...