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The Rifle Range. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

The Rifle Ran The official opening of the Charloville Rifle Range took place on Saturday last. In the absence of tho Mayor, Mr. 6. J. Fitzwalter fired the first shot, and in a brief speech declared the range open. The toast "Success the Cl-arleville Rifle Club" was ilnly honored, a suggestion that one of the bottles should be broken over the target being scouted an an "awfu" waste o' euid inatcrinl." A sweepatakea was arranged on the spot, and teims chosen by Messrs Ecblin and Mackenzie. The firing lesutted as follows .. 300 YARDS. MR. Ecnr.m's TEAM. R. B. Echlin, 24023 11 J. M. Wliyte, 53242 16 C. M. Hooper. 44554 22 D. Boyce, 52032 ... ... ... 12 Total 61 MR. MACKENZIE'S TEAM. W. B. MacKenzie. 43322 ... 16 Sergeant Major Lovnes, 34343... 17 R. McPherson, 44424 18 G. Hooper, 24040 10 Total 59 500 YARDS. MB. EOHLIN'S TEAM. R. B. Echlin, 35542 19 J. M. Why to, 40223 11 O. M. Hooper. 25243 16 D. Boyco. 20200 4 Total 50 MB. MACKENZIE'S TEAM. W. B. MacKenzie, 25020 ... 9 Sergeant .Major...

Publication Title: Charleville Courier, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Drink and Prohibition. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Drink unil Prohibition. Another great truth connected with the ilrink t- thai, as a cFicck on .lrii.king. prohibition is worse tlian use less (writes AFq'iia in the Sydney ''Daily Telegraph"). Men have hail a craving For sonic sort oF stimulant ever fincp tin* <1 :iy licit Father Uoah "brewed a peek o* want," or whatever his favour ite tipple was, and Shcra, (Iain, and Japhcth "cam* to see." It is high time, therefore, that we gave up the idea of making' men sober by an Act of Parlia ment. Tn a recent number oE the London "Times>," on the working of prohibition in Norway, it is stated that ( 18 towns ah dished all the Leer shop? therein, the immediate result being a vast ineresce in haakeaaess. People woiferd illicit stills in their own kitchens, =ly grog si'Ilinir nourished, men got drank 011 raw spirits, women drank whatever stuff was handy, and the very cliildern were found drunk in tlie gutters.' This is tragic side of the pro hibition shield. The homoroas side hol...

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Here and Elsewhere [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Bereand Elsewhere PROVISION is made in the -loan esti mates tabled in the Assembly last week for £4000 for a new court-house at Charleville and £10,000 For n bridge over the Warrego at Cnonainulla. A mjcetixo of creditors of Edmund Bourke, storekeeper, Wyandra, lias been called for Monday, 5th September next, at the office of Messrs Morris and Fletcher, solicitors, Brisbane, for the purpose of arranging a composition. The Bnlloo Marsupial Board hare found it necessary to rednce the price paid for dingo scalps to 5s, and from the 9th inst. that figure will be paid. The Boaid finds that if it continues to pay at the rate of 10s it will shortly be without funds. A general meeting of subscribers to the School of Arts was held on Tnesday evening to consider a proposal to alter Rule 2: tqf 'read as follows "A sub scription^ of- £1 per annum, or 5s per quarter,"shall constitute membership. Sneh quarter shall begin from the date of joinirg, and all subscriptions shall be payable in advance....

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English and Foreign. London, August 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

English and Forei London, August 25. The shipment of Australian oranges by the Or muz was a failure. Mr. Chamberlain states that the British Government are billing to guar antee, under the condition of interest on cost, a railway from Bolutvayo to Lake Tanganyika. Proposals for the settlement of the South Wales colliery dispate are being formulated on the basis of a sliding scale for hewing coal with n minimum rate per ton. Aguinaido, leader of the Philippine insurgents, has ordered his followers to I:iy down their arms. Yorkshire won the county champion ship in English cricket. The insurgents at Manilla state they arc willing to lay down their arms if assured that the Philippines will be placed under an American or British protectorate. The first steamer conveying Spanish troops from Santiago Ii.tp arrived at Corunna. The troops received an en thusiastic welcome. General Miles has made serious al legations against the War Department of the Untied States. The advance of the British-...

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An Up-to-date Cattle Duffer [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Vp-to-datr tlattli' Buffer Cattl<! (TufTfiiir, » ;/nj>u!nr pastoral ;> irsoit of the parly days i>f (lie colony, ?I :3 been rendered almost obsolete by i!>2 march of civilisation. It is a = -ttled conviction of the old school of >i iffera that dulling a? a profitable in >' istry can no longer bo carried on ow i i {to the spread of popnlation and the vwtly altered conditions under which grazing is prosecuted. But the fact of t'le matter seems to be that the old nttle stealers, bt'ing possessed of no .. iginality and no adaptability, utterly f tied to rise to the occasion. At the c.id of last year there entered the field a man who duffed on a new anil im proved principal ; dnl7<-<l hi the Face of difficulties which would have daunted roost men, but which only spurred him on to ni'Mv vigorous action ; duffed w bile police and detectives were ing- the country for him, and would lie duffing still hut for the fact thn* he tie laved taking...

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A lady 80 years old Cured by [?] Beans. SUFFERED FOR FORTY YEARS. DISCHARGED FROM A HOSPITAL AS INCURABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

A lady 86 years oM Cured by Ells Beans. SUFFERED FOUFOUTY YEARS. DISCHARGED'FROM V HOSPI TAL AS IXEURANR.E. Front time to time m:iny woiuli'iTul c tiros have liren placed to t !u> credit oE Bile Beans for Biliousness, we have now to chronicle .the marvellous ease of an old lady or 80 summers, who has snf fered the most excruciating agony for the |iast forty years. Her name is Mrs. Bridget M'Arnev, of Gibson-street, Bowden. Adelaide, whore a reporter of the Adelaide "Advertiser" interviewed her on Monday, .Time 20tli, 1808. Mrs. M'Arney i9 a typical daughter of the "Emerald Isle." Slie lias lived at her present address Tor nearly nine years, and in the district For seventeen years, arid is very widely known. "Toll yon the story of roy illness?*' she said, in response to a preliminary quest i»i« ; "certainly I will, with pleasure." "Well, nliout f<irty years ago I lie came very ill. I suffered from sev. rc pains in tlie head, chest, and stomach, and used to have bad (lis...

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The Cunnamulla Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Tine Cannaniulla Hallway. Messrs Danaher and Sod, the con tractors For the construction of the line to CnnritimnHa. have made pood pro gress during the past week (says the "Comet" of the 20th), and the rails are how laid down well into the site chosen for the terminns. It is DOW only a matter of a few days when the whole of the contract will be completed, and the line will be handed over to the Railway Department. On Thntsday the con tra., tors had everything in readiness for the loading of wool. The railway site presented a very lively appearance OD Thursday, a large nnniber of townspeople visiting the scene to watch the loading of the first truck. Mr. 15. Read, who has entered into partnership with Mr. H. J. Carter, of H. J. Carter and Co. (Charleville). ever on the qui vive in matters of business, sesureu the first !trucks in order to have the first of the Thnriilgoona wool conveyed to the mar ket. Owing to their being not being sufficient trucks available, only one waggon was lo...

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Sporting Scraps. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Sporting' Scraps. 1 ^ During tlie last ten years the Adc laicle charities have reCPi'veil JS3326 from the S.A.J.O. Tlie money was derireil from totalisator fractions. This is only one club. Probably the Adelaide charities have received nearly £10,000 in tolalisator fractions daring the Inst ten years. An English exchange says: The victory of Perthshire in this year's Derby was regarded by Iiis owner as such a foregone conclusion that no fewer than 5000 jugs, commemorating the antici pated triumph, and advertising the virtues of a certain well known brand of Scotch whhky, were manufactured and prepared for distribution to the trade. Bat, alas, Perthshire finished only just in front of the crowd. Renter's Agency publishes a telegram stating tliut the father of Jim Corbett, the well-known pugilist, shot his wife, and afterwards couiuiiUed suicide. The match for tho comity cricket chnmpionsliip between Middlesex and Yorkshire, has been won by Middlesex. A. E. Trott, the ex-Victorian cri...

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Fitzgerald Bros.' Circus. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Fitzgerald Bros.' Cfrcns. On Friday next Charleville will be visited by the Fitzgerald Itros. mammoth circus and menagerie, and is announced to open that evening for a short season o£ two ilaya. On Saturday afternoon follow ing a matinee performance will be given. Tliis circus has met with great success in Brisbane, the large marquee being crowdti nighttv. and as such a combination h:is never yet been seen in Charleville, no doubt the res.dents of the town and dis trict will go to witness the wonders in considerable' numbers. Mr. Dan Fitzgerald has lately made a tonr of the world in order to securo novel ties for the edification of their Australasian patrons. Every city of note in the old world, the Continent, and America have been visited with this end in view, and according to our metropolitan contempor aries the brothers have succeeded beyond their most sanguine expectations. Com mencing in Western Australia, and touring the goldtields, Adelaide. Sydney, and Zealand, the w ole of...

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The World at Large [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

The "World at Large Madame Melba is" taking an opera company of her own to California. Two English ladies have died from the plague at Bontbny. 5Ir Rhodes states that he is deter mined to work to join Egypt to the Brit ish possessions in Snnth Africa. The Greek vessel Danai, after sevenly six years immersion at Trieste, has been raised. Mount Vesuvius is again in eruption, and earthquakes of some severity have been experienced in Central Italy. In the match Yorkshire v. Derby, Brown and TunnicIilTe sored 554 run?, the innings closing For GG2. Tin: revolution in Guatemala is at an end. and the leader died upon capture from exposure and hunger. Mr. J L. Toole, the comedian lias been successfully operated on for cata ract. Major Esferhazy is to be court-uiar tialled for habitual misconduct, offences against discipline, and for dishonourable conduct in the Dreyfus case. Considerable activity is shown at the Foreign Office in London, and Lord Salisbury seems to be in agreement with Russi...

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A Curious Competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

jL ('urious Competition. Men1 who Iiavi* fi»et larjje-iuade often cxpwnw a difficulty in finding easy fitti >.; r»»t-gi»ar. tin" (s - vs a home pap r) n WVsl Xnrf .iul«i*r, who says that the wearing of easy huots pre vents the cultivation of corns, lias struck oat in a new line. He desires to obtain the patronage of men who when they pat down their feet pat them down heavily. In order to attract custom, he offered a prize to the customer with the : largest foot who purchased boots from him. The competition proceeded for socie weeks, and every man with abnor mal feet was attracted from West Lon don. Some useful lessons in foot growth wore learned by the bootmaker, and he had almost awarded the prize to a post man, who conld hava given points to an elephant, when another competitor came forward and captured it. The success ful man was a policeman. This happy individual gets his foot-gear free and a present of money sufficient to take him and his family to the seaside for a sum mer ...

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'MASCOTTE' TOBACCO. Latest by Wire. Queensland News. Brisbane, August 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

TOBACCO. Latest by Wire. Qneensland Mews. Brisbane, August 26. Ill the Assembly yesterday tlie House affirmed that it was desirable to amend clause 17 of the "State Education Act" and that all other provisions and regu lations regarding the contributions to the cost of buildings, repairs, &c.,should apply to Provisional schools, and that the same pecuniary assistance should be firiven to Provisional schools as was now given to State schools. The debate on the financial statement was resumed and further adjourned. Cloudy to rainy weather is anticipated east of a line joining Burfcetown, Long reach, Charleville, and Goondiwindi. The Premier returned yesterday frout Sydney.

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An Important Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

An Important Case. A CASE of importance arising andar the Rabbit Act came before Mr. Justice Stephen and Mr. Justice C hen in the New South Wales Banco Court on Wednesday last. It was one in which Messrs Hill, Clark, and Co. were the appellants, and Messrs Dalgety and Co. the respondents. The respondents had erected a rabbit-proof fence along' the boundary dividing the pastoral holdings of Gidgee and Pulpulla. and made a demand upon Messrs Josephson and Nishcf, owners of Patpnlla, for the pay ment of £703 15s, being one half of the cost of making the fence. Snbseqaently the claim was withdrawn, and a demand was made upon the appellants, who had become the registered owners. The re spondents appealed (o the Land Appeal Court, which sustained the appeal, hold* ing that the applicition against the appellants was legally made, and that the appellants were liable for half the cost. The question for the decision of the court was whether the determination of the Land Appeal Court was right...

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Police Pars. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Police Pars. At the police court on Monday, two offenders pleailed guilty to charges of diunkenness, and were cach discharged with the usual caution. A man named Michacl Iverby was charged with obscene language at Wyandra, but failed to put in an appearance and the amouLt or his bail ('£2) was forfeited. \V. J. Grici' sued George Howleit for killing a goat, ilic properly of complainant. Defendant admitted killing tiie animal in question and urns ordered to pay 10s. as the cost of the defunct nanny, with 5s. costs of burial, and Gs. 8d. costs of court. On the 23rd inst., Bonne*-, described as an aboriginal female, charged with drunkenness, was admonished and dis charged. Michael Dillon for a similar offence was fined 10#., with the alterna tive of 12 hours cells. The Petty Debts Court was occupied for a considerable time on Thursday by a case in which M. J. O'Donnell sued Thos. Stewart, for £10 5s 8J money claimed for board and lodging, cash lent, etc. Defendant contended that he had...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Do You Want A The Best Value am Obtainable from W. Iff. Pilling & Co Id. - Established 135?. - STEIN WAY, LIPP, IililNSMhAD, FF.URICH, COLLAWD, GOltS & KALLMANN. CAUL ECKE. UEBEL & LErCDLEITER. The Wonderful Medium Priccil VICTOR and the Marvellously Perfect low priced E. HELLING. Eacli of these Pianos is i t Spce:al Con struction for Extreme and Trying climates Require only the Minimum Tuning ami Attention. , It is in Consequence of the ? Exceptional Satisfaction given lty the i Pianos they sell that PALING & GO'S j Businesshasgro\vn to its present Immense j Proportions. ' ]Vo Better T»lne Obtainable Supplied to-any part oE the Colony on Easy Terms. Fall rig- <Sc Co. are also Agents for The glorious ESTEY American Organs for Chnrch, Lodge, .Hall, Sunday School, and Parlor. The fainons Band Instruments bv BES SON and CO., and BOOSEY and CO. A Perfect Stock. Immense Stock of Accordeous, Concer tinas, Flutes, and Musical Instmments of EVERY D...

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Intercolonial. Sydney, August 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 27 August 1898

Intercolonial. Sydney, August 26.   Mr. Taverner, Victorian Minister for Agriculture, goes to Sydney to confer with the New South Wales Minister upon the subject of the admission of Queensland cattle into New South Wales. On Mr. Reid declining in the New South Wales Assembly to give any statements as to the vacant portfolios, Mr. Lyne said the Premier need not be surprised if something was done in three or four days to denote strong opposition to the course taken by the Government in the matter.

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Sporting Scraps. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 3 September 1898

Sporting Scraps. : The Artesian C.C. are in the field with an attempt to revive cricket, and beld their annaal meeting on Monday CTening. Whether their efforts to resuscitate the game will be successful will depend largely upon the committee appointed, and we hope to see ttiem working with a will instead of tearing the harden and heat oE the day to be borne by one or two of their number. There seems at present little proba bility of a second club starting in Char leville this season. The old Charleville C.C. has practically dropped oat of existence-a matter for regret, as the friendly rivalry between the two club* would do a great deal towards keeping the ball in motion. Competition is sometimes said to be the life of trade, and opposition is ccrtainly the soul of cricket. We note by the " Star" that oar Mackadilla friends hare held thoir annaal meeting and girded on their ar mour for the fray. Their first tussle will be with EareHa on the 11th inst. As yet no date has been fixed fo...

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Klondike Goldfield. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 3 September 1898

Klondike GoldfleM. A Renter's special telegram to the "Daily Mail," dated Dawson City, Jane 23 (via Victoria, B.C.), says : Daring the last three weeks new comers hare been arriving here at the rate of nearly 1000 per day. The lake rivers on the tray are crowded with boats, heavily laden with supplies and people. At many points where tlie navigation is easy, the throng of boats presents all the appearance of a (regatta; bat at the dangerous spots wrecks and accidents are of hourly occurrence. About a scare of people have lost their lives and many have lost all their supplies. Over 3000 boats t re now here, and the town is dwarfed by the surrounding camps. This influx has suddenly raised the population of the place from 3000 to nearly 20,000. About 2000 boats are still on the way. There is now plenty of food to meet all demands pending the arrival of steamers from St. Michael. Fifty mounted police suffice to maintain per fect order. No recent discoveries of any import ance have been ...

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Intercolonial. Sydney, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 3 September 1898

JTutereolonftal. Sydney, September 2. I The revenne ot tha colony for the month ot* Angnst shows an increase of £83,000 compared with A ngnst | of last year.

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'MASCOTTE' TOBACCO. Latest by Wire. Queensland News. Brisbane, September 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Courier — 3 September 1898

' MASCOTTE' TOBACCO. V- .-»tu Latest Wire. 4|ueen§laiia mews. Brisbane. ScDtember 2. In the Assembly, on the motion of Mr. Petrie. a Bill to permit the Ii- hling of consultation sweeps was read a first time. The Premier in timated the intention of the Go vernment to oppose the measure. Several small bills were introduced nnil the following bills were read a second time : Jnry Bill, Workmens Lien Bill, and Intestate aud In sanity Local Administration Bill. Forecast : Farther rain shortly with thunderstorms. The revenne for the colony for the colony for the month of August was £238,000, an increase of £28,000 eompai'cd with Angnst of last year. A company is being formed in Brisbane to effect sales of wool in Queensland with a view of securing the bonuses offered by the Govern ment on wool sold within the colony

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