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CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
CORRESPONDENCE. THE columns of this journal are open to our subscribers for (lie discussion of any matters of local public interest. Personali ties strictly excluded. All communications must bo addressed to the Editor DUNCAN WABBEN.-YOU cannot compel a blacksmith to undertake llie work you require. If he liitd previously entered into im agree ment with you to shoe the horse, it would be a different matter.
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
LOCAL A1TO GENERAL HEWS. BOBINESS CHANGES.-We understand that Mr. Porter is about to retire from business, and that bis hotel bag been taken by Mr. W. To«r, to whom we wish every success in his new Ten tore. CHUBCH OF ENGLAND.-We are requested to state that the Bcv. Mr. Kinghan will hold divine service in the school-house, on Sunday next, the 11th inrtM at 8.16 pjn. (Special subject for the new year. SALE OF POLICE HOBSEB.-WC remind our readera that the sale of cast police horses takes place on Monday next, at BlackalL The lot comprises some useful hacks, and good roadsters. OUB SECOND EDITION.-In consequence of the alteration in the mailserrioe it will be useless for us to isaie a Becond edition of the paper during tho week. We shall continue to publish on Saturdays, and the mails for the West will leave on the following day, AKOTHEB " PUNCH,"*-We observe by the Bockhampton papers that it is in contempla tion to start a " Punch " in Bockhampton. Whether the promoters will receive s...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. [?]UTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
LATEST NEWS. BY EUECTBIC TELEGRAPH. JTFTFLLISH AIRS PDBEIFLLT SHDTKBVI TBLBOHA*E. LOUDON, JFTN«ary 4, lit has been discovered that Kibiliem lias extended itself in An alarming degree among (be soldiers in the Russian army' A panic has been caused throughout the country by Ihie intelligence. London, January & The king &lt;of Burmah ie despatching an embassy to Europe, probably for jsolieiting the aid of the Great Powers against Great Britain. LONDON, January &lt;L A serious riot has occurred in Cavan County (?), in .con sequence of ihe eject ment of ccrtain tenants for not paying rent. The people and the uailitaiy were brought into antagonism, and several -of the rioters were severely wosnded, but no lives were lost. Late advioee from Cabul state that all is now quiet. A general amnesty has been granted to all concerned in the war, except the ringleaders .engaged in the ceoent attacks. Lokdok, January 7. An insurrection iiae taken place in Bolivia, owing to th...
Winton Christmas Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
Winton Christmas Bam. Two days' good qpoct was obtained «t Win ton daring die Christmas week. Sbe programme of the noes had been ammged somewhat hurriedly, sad only local nags took a put in She performances. Ilie Maiden Plate of 80 son. was won by He. 3. V&lt;of> eh g Jimmy. The Christmas Box of 20 SOTS. was won by Mr. W. Murphy's Prodigal, the Publicans' Purse of IE sors. by the same horee, and the Maiden Hurdle race of IB SOTS, by Chsnoe, the property of a gentleman well known in sporting circles out west On the seocad day Tadpole won the Steeplechase of SO sov&, and lb. Wood's Bmo the Win ton Handicap of 2S SOTS. Several smaller noes wound up a very pleasant meeting. On the first day a match was sronged lor SB SOTS. a side between Comedian and Tadpole, which unfortunately resulted Jn the death at the former, as he fell at the first jump and broke his neck.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
FITPALN IW^BTAOSTEA at moderate | TQIBUBY & 00., STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, OBKBEALII^BBOHANTB, , HAVE TOR WST®W;I®TOREI .B* IN* CATTLE AND SHEEP TO SUIT PURCHASER*} ALSO, HO EBB OTWE. THOROUGHBRED, 1 THOMPSON & CA8HION, MEK0HAHT8 AHD "WPOBIBB8,] **» "" OENERAL BTOBEKEEPKB8, 4»««IN. OOWEARRAU). AKP CLKBHOKT. L. B. ASHBY, OOTLOF®® 8,1 AND :? OOM1HS8ION AGENT, IBIBFOBP. ^OBBET QUODLING.J CIVIL SSatSSSB, ABAMAO. Dual ULD oat 8LTW chosen FOR tank*. OontaotoW anppltod. COBB & 00.'8 TTUUBUB US* .. W BQTAL MAIL COACHES. RFLHK COACHES of THIS J4W WILL S® M 1 TO51OWI IILITU farther nJjtioe: _,._J FROM OOMST FO 8pringwrfr-~8&lt;*ND*Y» and to Gamet-Monday* MID BGU^I^NN TO TAMBOAND BLAOKALL K^RO1S!^2I to Tambo and BPRINGWIRE EVEIY FLATNTDNY, AT^AJN. ' BOOPHTT OMW, HFCTCKIMI: WESTERN DOWNS CLUB HOTEL, JP, O'MALLER, Agent. QO^BLD & FITZMAUBICE, WBOLUAX.B AND BWMI. OKHBBAL 8T0BES, WINTON, WSBOIUI BMN. Urge and Varied Straital»»y» " H"1* B. G. OLBN, ATNM.TT AN...
Nete[?]relogical. TERRICK, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
MrtewtlogiH. 3fcBB£CK, December fit Weather report for the month of Deo* .ember, 1879,at Teniok, Bareoo; # Dbobmbdl TBtBIKKBTBB. A.veiage'aaily maximum 110-00 mfnfwttm ?6 "01 .^Keta-tesgpaatare at month 88-00 Highest in shade , 116 Lowest in Aafle 62 . BABOXKTBB (MJBBOID). Highest reading 80-62 Lowest reading 29-92 Uean for month ...... B140 ?HWIH, Bainfcll «-«in. No. of dajaon which rain fell... 1 Prevailing wind Vable. Compared with the same month of last year this has taw wy much hotter, IM- being the highest lastyear against 116-; average daily max. 1&-61 against 110-00-7-89.. The avenge daily min., however, is 2-67 lower than last year, and the rainfall t-81 in. short, there having been f dsys rain-6-28 in. last year against 1 day-(Ml in. this. We hare sorely had mote than out dure of bnah fires doling (he month. For some time a dense eland femg round the north-western horizon, which it was hard to believe could be smoke. The gnss everywhere appeared to be so green that...
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
BTOCK AMD 8TAMGN BBPOET. ] BLAOKALL, Friday Evening. J We have no sales to report this week. On Monday alot of cast poiioe horses ®re .to tie ?old by auction at BlaokalL We hear of a mob of 1*61 bullooks haying enived at, &lt;Jooya in fine order. Hems, B. J. and F. C.' Stevens are mustering a mall of fats for the Melbourne market. Henri. Bericelman A Lambert started 8 mob lor the same market on the S9th ultima. St. &lt;}BOBOK,-The correspondents of the Standard report that * mob of bnllocks (854) passed Ballon on the 13th, belonging to Messrs. Cameron & Williams, of Wild Hone Plaint, bound south; these were a nrery good lot, and well worth/ of inspection, Mr. D. Cameron in chaige. ISO head of stores passed Ouimaniulla In chuge of owner (D. Jones) travelling from Dive Junction towards Sourice for sale. BBS fats from Dougherty & Co.'a Qelady Station, en the opper Karoo, passed bound tor Melbourne, 3. OnM in charge. The following tfheep passed Mun gallai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
0 . tSKICUB AND PLANTS. CU ILLUSTRATED CATALOUUE will be posted to nil n]i|tliuniiU> FRKU Of CHAliUIi. The work contains 128 ]WRCP, nnd ie mi. lierlily illunlintcd \vitli fine woml-putp, which will render il interesting to all eiigfigcd in horticultural or florieuHurnl Jmi'KUitw. M. .uuij.iei* ubilit Ml tlOCIBl TATieties of uxucii hteds, ANDERSON it CO., CSWWIlEtf AM) 1'LAHT Muucdantb. avuNjjy, o H N MONAHAN BLACKALL, Has FOH SALE the following PKOJ'JJUTIES 9B0 miles country Gregory North district, ., , 500 head Cattle xT - COO miles country Grogoiy North district, 1000 head Cattle . . .... 1000 mile« countiy Gregory North district, unstocked ..... 1100 miles country Gregoiy North distritc, 1200 head Cattle 200 miles countiy Gregory North district, unstocked 250 miles country Mitchell district, 180 ? head Bullocks. i JOHN MONAHAN has FOE SALE-- j Several lots of mixed 61'OHE CATTLE,, now in the neighborhood of Blockall £0 head of good herd Bulls, JOHN MONAHAN has FOE KALE Small l...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
SECOND DAT. STOCKMAN'* Fdbse, value 10 sove.; weight lOst. ; for all LENT fie stoekmen's (FF* horses, to lie approved of by the Steward*; one mile and a-half, . ME. W. DironVi B g Longitude. (Dunn) 1 VL Sight horeea started. Freetrader, who was a bot favorite, made the running for three quarters of a mil6, when Longitude came op and won a good race toy three lengths. MCTTABUBRA I(W OLW HANDICAP, value 100 sove., with sweep of 8 SOTB. lor second horse; to fee handicapped by the Stewards or whom they may ajppoint; nomination fee £2; two miles and a-half. Mx. Porter's g g OuHoden, 4 yr*. 7rt. &lt;8oirgtead) 1 " Ecolea' b g Radical, aged, 8&lt;t. lSlbe. (Williams) 2 " Toohey'a ilk g Darkle, aged, 7sL 61be. (Fallon) 9 Betting: 2 to 1 on Oalleden. Barkie went to the front at the start, and kept the lead for a mHe and a quarter, when the grey went ap to him. The two raced together for a -quarter of a mile, when Mr. Porter's gel ding went to the front) sever again being head...
SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
-fcPJllNGSCRE. Police Magistrate-J. G. M'Donnld. Post and Telegraph Master-Frank Corgrove, AsBiBtant: Charles Moore, Inspector of Stock-Thorniw Middleton. 1'rcsbytcrlftn Minister-'W. 3. 1). Mciklcjohn, Tenchcrfi Stole School-FranciB L. Walker, Susan Deacort, KUa HOOK. Police-Sergeant in chawe : Paul JTjOvc. Hotels-Commercial* John Stone; Shearer's Arras, Hairy All lling; Kpriiigsure, Willie All Wiih ; Carrier's Anns. Jimmy AI1F00. Storekeepers-Hinton Brothers, M. C.Tbomp Hon, It. Meyers. Butchcrs-George Milliken, D. C. O'Byaii, D. Phelps. Saddlers-Geo. Alclicn, II. Ellis. Blacksmiths-M. C. Thompiiuii, E. Clarke. Uoardinghousc Keeper-T. Cuhill, Auctioneer-W. Fleming.
Muttaburra Turf Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
Muttainirra Toif Club Races. The second annual meeting o£ this newly organised racmg dub took place at Mutta bnna on Sew Year's Day and die da; foMowiog. tte weather was enjoyable, and thecoocae in ®o»d order. Hie attendance not so good as was anticipated; yet there was a large number of spectators present, who conducted themselves as at all meetings in the West with perfect good homor and decorum, Mr. McMasten ran a coach between the town and the race-oonree, and alsolaidon a vehicle between Aremac and Muttabutra, which as our reporter informs ns carried «p the visitors from die former place in eight hours. In oar brief telegraphic summaty of the events, we credited Mr. Porter's horses with winning more races than appears perfectly correct, the Publicans' Purse being won by Comas and not the Don as one telegram had it Ladybird was also mentioned as winning the Stockman's Purse instead of the Consolation Stakes, a mistdlce which we regarded as rather strange st the time. Anyway we a...
MELBOURNE BACKS. SATURDAY, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
MELBOURNE BACKS. fUrUEDAY, JftZTOBty S. I These was a large attendance on New Year's Day, st tlie Midsummer Meet ing. Tbo weather waa splendid. The. following are the wionera oftbc principal events: MIDBtnt)l£B HANDICAP.. Glenormiston ... 1 Saranaka... ... % Gamber 3 j CHAMPION STAKES, 1000 OOIMB1& This was a good raoe. First King wincing by two lengths. THEE E-TKAU-OLD HANDICAP. Caspian 1 Belkdram. 2 ' Caraotacus ... 3 First King Wellington Martindale 1 2 S
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. BRISBANE, JANUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
fiPJBOIAL TELEGRAMS, SBISSAKK, JANUARYS. The fiovemie returns published on Sat urday ebow a decrease in the revenue during (be quarter under all headings ?except ibase of excise, land, mining, and harbor dues, which 6hotr««ligtit increase. The total revenue for the quarter is nearly £37,000 less than during (the teoraeepanding quarter of last year. The quarter's expenditure ehows a slight ?decrease in the Colonial Secretary's department, the Public Instruction de partment, and the Works department. The total expenditure for (the quarter is about £18,000 more than during the last quarter. The Consolidated Revenue fond shows a debtor balance at the end of December of £188,483, notwithstand ing the transfer from the Railway Reserves fund. SVDKEY, January S. The New Year's Gift at TatteraalTs Race Meeting, on Saturday., was won by Hcpeful; Satirist, second; Choris ter, third. River navigation at Ha; has practi cally ceased. Over 1000 bides of wool are lying on the wharf awaiting carriag...
Blackall Midsummer Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
HflMfcall Midsummer Bam*. THE following acceptances -were posted on the 8th instant MtnfflTMMBR HAHDICAJP. lit. B. D. Harries' b g Becovery. aged. Gmolensko-Hindoo, Set. 71M. " B. D. Harries' che Vanguard, aged. Corosbo-'Set lib. J. M'Guire's eh g Safeguard, aged. trotoctor-Eugenie, 8«U Site. " P, O'Malley's b g Theodore, aged. Young Sir Hercules-Moss Bose,8st, j 3lbs. .,, P, OTIalley'a ch m Modesty, &lt;S yrs. Wombat-Zaleika. -fist 91bs. J. OoncAari's br h Bir Arthur. 4 yrs. Maribymong-Attraction, 6st. lOlbs. KYIXG BAKBIOAT^ Mr. R. Marknell'aUk g Darkle, aged. Sat. Ub. " P. O'Malley's iff g Boatman, 4 yrs. 7et 81ba. M Tozer's g g Gaffer -Grey, aged. Gat. lOlbs. PUBLICAHS' VOBBE. Mr. E. D. Henries'k g Eecoreiy, aged. Dst. 71bs. " E. D. Harries' ch g Vanguard, aged. %L21bs. " J. M'Otiire's chg flafeguoird, aged. 8st etbg. " P. O'Malley's ch m Modesty, ? yr«. 7st. " J. Monahaui'e far b Sir Arthur, 4 yrs. jfoLlOIta. CTEEPlfECHABE. Mr. R. Morkwell's felk g Ganymede, aged, llstil...
SPORTING NEWS. Local Bacing Calendar. January 14, 15.—Blackall Midsummer Meeting. Entries, Dec. 10; weights, Dec.23; acceptances, Jan. 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
SPORTING NEWS. Local Boeing Calendar. January 14, 16.-Blackall Midsummer Meet ing. Entries, Dec. 10; weights, Dcc.28; acceptances, Jan. 7. THE acoeptances for the Flying, Publicans' Puree, Steeplechase and Midsummer Handi caps, dosed on the 7th inst Three accepted for the Flying Handicap-Boatman, Sarlcie, and Gaffer Gray. Taking into consideration that Darkie has just had a trip to Isisford and back, the race Should be a gift to Boat man, unless Mr. Totems representative suc ceeds in lowering the magenta and Mue. AB there 1b a probability of Boatman starting in the Maiden Plate his opponents in the Flying Handicap will have the chance of meeting him after he has had some of the gas taken out of him. In the Publicans' Purse, Recovery, Vanguard, Safeguard, Modesty, aad Bir Arthur, have signified their willingness to face the starter. Recovery heads the list in ' the betting market, and bar accident nil start a prime favourite. Vanguard, at a difference of Elba., comes next, but public...
BRISBANE. THURSDAY, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
BRISBANE. 1 Thurbdav, Jan. 8. j A public meeting was liiau at the Town Hall yesterday evening, baring for its oljjcct tbe formation of an Irish Relief Fund. Sir Arthur Kennedy pre- j sided. It was resolved that a circular should l>e addressed to the leading citi-j zens ia all parte of tbe colony, asking! for their assistance towards collecting j subscriptions. j The National Association is holding | a show of fruit and flowers, &c. Tbe show was opened to-day by tbe Governor. Fjiidav, C p.m. : Tbe Irish Famine Relief Committee: sent to tbe Lord Mayor of Dublin, £500: by wire this morning.
TAMBO. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
, . TAMBO. ] Police.Magistrate: F. H> Hyd&. . Post Office.-Post and Telegraph Master: F. Cone,. .Assistant: J. Butter. line Be palter; J.fl. Wilkie. Primary School.-Teachers: J, O'Byme and MissO'Byme. Poundkeepsr; E, D, Harries. Queensland National Bank-Manager: VT. V. Balston. Aoconntant: -. Moody. Hospital-Surgeon i Dr. Browne. Secwtaiy: Great Western Downs Jockey Club.-Hon. SeBEBtajy; E, 1). Barries. - Storekeepers-M. 11. Billon At Sons, II. T, Wabh. i"!' t Hotels-Royal CorrangaiTa, P. Phillips; Commercial, H. .ff. iWalsh; Telegraph, 1). Mulheni; Lire sod Let live, D. C, Milae; tfamljo. Goon Yek. Ancttcoaar- uid Gpnnaisaian Agent-E. D. Hanie&i ? ? Butchere^-Btpdhauer & Co., Wright & Jones. Saddler-J.'Hadigan. Tailor-Magnus Landgran, Watchmaker-S. Berlyn. Cabinetmaker-JJ, -Previa, Blacksmiths-J, Honistcy, Q. Bredhaner. Hainlrosser-F. Morrison. Bakersr^&Jj Iioy, Jimmyfi. Ijook. Agent for the Champion-II. D. Harries.
ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, Jan. 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 10 January 1880
ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, Jan. 8. A large fire lias occurred in the Port Lincoln district. Portions of two sta tions were destroyed, and also flic stand ing crops on several farms. It is feared that some of the homesteads have been turned. THE following telegrams appeared in our eccond edition of Tuesday lust: BEUTEB'S TBLEOI1AMB. LONDON, January 1. The Czarina is recovering from the attack of pleurisy from which she was suffering. The war at the Cape is concluded. Sir Garnet Wolscley returns to England this month. Intelligence has been received at Bombay of the complete dispersion of the Afghan troops with a loss of three thousand men. LONDON, January 2. The difficulties between England and Turkey have boon compromised, and oflieial relations will probably be resumed to-morrow. I LONDON, January S. The recent quarrel between the Czar and Cenrcwitch has been Adjusted. Mr. Parncll, the Home llulc Member, is upon a visit to America, for the pur pose of obtaining the support of his countryme...