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Meteorological. BLACKALL, Friday, Feb. 6. RECORD FOR WEEK ENDING FEB. 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
MflteorologioaL BLAOKALL, Friday, Feb. C. BBOOBD FOB WKEK ENDING FEB. 6. Average wftriwnm, 08 l-7Ui»; minimum, 71; rainfall, *49. An error orept into the thermometer aver ages for last week, which should have been -Avenge maximum, 96 2-7ths; average minimum, 712*7thi. TEBBIOK, January Si. Weather report lor the month of Janu ary, 1880, at derrick, Baiooo: Avenge dally maximum 9805 Avenge daily miwimnm 64-01 Mean temperature of month 81*06 Highest in shade 109 Lowest In shade 67 BABOUETBB (AMEBOID). Highest reading 80-50 lowest reading 80-09 Mean lor month 80-65 BAIHFALI/. Rainfall 0-40 in. No. of days on which rain tell... 2 Prevailing wind E&HB Beoord taken twioe a day at 7 o'clock tun. and 8 o'clock p jn. Compared with corresponding manth of last year the average daily maximum has been 8-87; less average daily minimum 8-05 leas, and (he mean 8.18 lower; and last year was nearly as much under the pieoeding. Comparing your weekly report of the tempe rature in Blackall with m...
ISISFORD—WITTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
ISIBFOBD-WITTOWN. Police Magistrate and C.P.8.: H. B. Gough. Officer in chaige of Police : (Sen. Constable Postmaster: J. Whitman. J'oundkoeper: L. E. Aehby. Westward Ho i Jockey Club.-Secretoijr: J. A. Marshall; Treasurer, J. Whitman. Hotels-Wegtward Ho, .T. McDonnell; Ted dington, Wylie & Dorrian. Storekeepers-W. & J. Whitman, J. A. Mar «faall& Oo. Auctioneer and Commission Agent: L. E.
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
To Correspondent*. J. 1(0., TAVBO.-Wo think yon will upon consideration agree with us that the affair between Hadyn and the Hospital had better be allowed to drop. A TEAVELLEB, DlAMAHTWi.-We will inquire Into the mutter, and if it is as yon represent the licensing Bench at Isiafordwili be communicated with. A. tBOHSHDAJ-'There so many altera tions being made in the mails that it is almost impossible for ua to decide which route to send the papers, but we will en deavour to arrange as you suggest.
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
WESTERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY. BLACKALL. Police Magistrate:-R, A. Banking. Magistrate to consent to the'.mairiagc of minora-J. C. Higginson. Govt. Medical Officer.-Dr. 0.I. Moron. Land OBoe.-Commissioner: V. Desgnwd. Recording Cleric: h. Bedford. Native Police.-Inspector: F. Murray. Pub Inspectors: -. Douglas, H. P. Kayc, E.Eglinlon. Inspectors of Brands.-Mitchell: J. Ahem j Gregory : H. B. (Sough. Local Police.-Bub-Inspector: J. Ahem. Post and Telegraph Office.-Postmaster: C. E. Augstein. Line Bepaiier: J. 0. Quinn. Primary School Teacher-W. H. L. Campbell. Anglican Church.-Incumbent: Rev. P. D. lunation.' Poundkeeper: J. Bfonaban. "Registrar of Marriages: W. H. L. Campbell. Queensland National Bank.-Manager: A. Clooq. Accountant: B. G. Miller. Burcoo Pastoral Society.-Secretary: J. 31onnbon. Barooo Bacing Club.-Secretary :J. Monnhon. Oddfellows' Socicty.-Noble "Grand : 8. Stevens, Bailiff Potty Debts Court.-R. MarkwelL Storekeepers-Brigg* fMockeneie, F. Clcw ett, W. Elliott, Buton 4c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. Lost.-£1 Reward. CHESTNUT GELDING, bold face, white feet, soar on face, number on chock, USB and other brands. Brown Gelding, bald faco, white feet, JB bear filiouldcr, number near cheek, MG8. Brown Gelding, diamond diamond four (pound brand) off shoulder, aud other branda. The above Howard will be paid on delivery to P. O'UALLBT, Blackall, or 8. W. DONNER, Corcenn, TRANSFER FORMS. MEMORANDUM OP TRANSFER FOTTILB for Sale at the Offlec of this Paper.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
JOHN LONERGAN, CJ3NB11AI- STOUHKEEPKIt, jtmOali, lower Thompson Elver. TRAVELLING STOCK PARTIES can rely on being nlwayn supplied with ull | necessaries at lowest remunerative rates. G. W. DOLING, " SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER, JPTTDAH, WANTED, Situation on a Station as per manent Wool-Glasser, and to a*siht in genera) work ; young; nmi of first-class expcricncc. - Address Riverina, Western Champion Oftice, Blaekalh Payment Stopped. LOST a CHEQUE, number 1234, dated lihh January, 2880, drawn by Looker I and Young for £41 Ills. 5d., on the Queens : land Katioual Bank, Axamac. JOHN FARRELL, The Oldest House in the Mitchell District. TUB ROYAL CARRANGARA HOTEL, TAMBO. W WHITMAN lipgs to tliank the . residents of Tamlio anil neiglibor liood for the hearty support they have 1 ncconleiJ him for many years past, and in transferring the businuijs of the above hotel to Mr. 1', J. I'll i lii'I'H, he hopes the public will accord to him a niwilar patronage. Best TaMe and Best Spirit* kept la the D...
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis more est. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, FEB. 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
$he (Paittpimr. Vita tine Merit mori eit. BLACKALL, SATURDAY, FEB. 7. Wb bavebeard upon undoubted authority that the Government do not hold them selves bound to the regulations made by the last Ministry respecting the employ ment of Kanakas upon inland stations. The prohibition against their introduc tion into the interior has been removed, and already we hear of a few bands hav ing been engaged for stations in the Mitchell district. We think the Govern ment have done a very foolish thing. There ought have been some excuse for lit if labor were as scarce as in former | years, and if the country were as thinly populated now as it used to be. But under existing circumstances we arc sure the whole country will rise against Buch manifest injustice to those who are thus injured by what is little better after all than slave labor. Work for bushmen is scarce enough now that improvements to stations have been effected, and while public works are almost at a standstill, and if what little em...
SUMMARY OF EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
SUMMARY OF EVENTS. Within the print four years, fifteen banks in San Francisco have cither retired, suspended, or gone into liquidation. Two of these liavc settled up their business, and dis appeared from the scenc. The Italian government is about to con struct a large observatory on Mt. Etna. A fiitc has been selected at a height of 9652 feet above the level of the sea, near the Casa dc ringlesi. The common council of Antwerp lms agreed to buy Mr. Allemant's collection of Egyptian antiquities for 22,000 francs. This comprises 166 statuettes in bronze of animals, 333 ceramic statuettes, besides other examples illustrating manner*, worship, and^history on the banks of (lie Nile. A society of women painters has been formed at Manchester, where it is proposed to hold shortly an exhibition of the works of female artist*. The tramway from the Naples Observatory to the foot of the cone of Mt. Vesuvius (says Nature), is nearly completed, and will be opened curly next year, A steam engine a...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
LOOAL AND GENERAL NEWS. DBOWKED.-A telegram from Tambo states that Dan Fahey, well known in this district, was fonnd drowned in the Tambo reservoir on Thursday last. FIEE PEKVESTIOH.-In the Government Gazf tta of the 17th instant, It is notified that upon the petition of fifty inhabitants resident in the Police District of Blackall the " Care less Use of Fire Prevention Act" has been extended to this district. THE NEW ROAD.-Persons who have tra velled the road lately inform us that there is now a stretch of thirty miles without water between the dam and the springs, the Govern ment well being dry. We presume however that the rainy season having now fairly commenced there will soon be plenty of water along the whole line. TOWNS POLICE ACT.-This Act has been extended to Blackall and is now in operation, It is now the duty of ttie police under instruct ions from the magistrate to suppress all nuisanccs, to prevent cattle or pigs from straying in the streets, to prevent bottles and rubb...
The Glut of Fat Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
The Glut of Fat Stock. (,iJT following lctlci-Jias been published in I ".c Sydney Mail. If l!l0 wilcJ. J);iJ nM I made snch n foolish remark iu his iusi nal,,. graph wc might have been disposed to study carefully h>s remarks 1» the face "f &lt;|,c constant allusions to a glutted market for fat! Stodt it may appear whimsical to express a doubt that such Las any f existence i" fact;j rZf1ClCff,,ftCrl0Uki,,S0Ver,,'c returns of these colonies for some yenrii ! l mninchncdt0 doubt if the gravc fears; this subject have any sufficient foundation-: and to£Wo£eljla) ,ycnrc m>roachh>g that stage of production which will require a i t^ort to thepcutokcep down our T,,,JUS , k f'1 fccJ certain, a mistake. The recent i low price 0f fat stock in the Sydney market is to be attributed rather (o ccrtai,, accidental causesi which for a time interrupted the rogn-1 lar ebb and flow of demand nnd supply, I The following table of Ujc relative numbers i of cattle and sheep in proportion to...
COMMERCIAL. COLONIAL MARKETS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. BRISBANE, February 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
COMMERCIAL. COLONIAL MARKETS. BY ELEOTBIC TBLVGB&PH. BRISBANE, February 6. The moric^ is somewhat over supplied, and consequently cattle .are rather lower. Best HTtraged AS 12/6, Best merino# up to 8/9. Sydney, February 6. Seat nettle, £T 6J-. Good bullocks, £4 to £6. On Monday prime wedders were sold atfBJ- to 10/-; good, 7/- to 8/-. On Thursday the prise km a shilling lower. MhIIBOUBne, February 6. Best bullocks have been sold from £6 to £8. Steep dull; best merinos, 10/-.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
BItTON IC SONS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL STOREKEEPERS, WINE AND 8PIBIT MEBCHANTS, BLACKALL. F. CLEWETI'S WHOLESALE & RETAIL GENERAL STORES, BLACK ALL. (9* Large and varied stock aln-ays on hand. JOHN M O N A II A N, AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, AND COMMISSION AGENT, BLACKALL. Jjt D. HARRIES, AUCTIONEEB, ' STOCK, STATION, AND GENEEAL COMMISSION AGENT, T A M B 0. E. G. OLEN, " SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER, BLACKALL. THE Largest 8took of Saddler; in the Western DiBtriot. CP* Repairs neatly cxocnted at moderate eliargea to meet the times. HE ID BROTHERS, BLACKSMITHS, WHEELWRIGHTS, AND BUILDERS, BLACKALL. Conntiy Orders promptly attended to, pOSIILL & E I D, BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS, BLACKALL. PIIWB and Specifications Prepared, Esti mates given in at the shortest notice, SAMUEL STEPHENS, BLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT, Opposite WESTERN DOWNS CLUB HOTEL. BLA.CKALL, A large (apply of American timber lor buggy spokes and tettoes always on band. Conntiy Orders punctually attended to. J. S...
Wool Sales for November. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
%&? Wool SftlM ibr November. t gfjg |r 00--T.D. over lammet -AB i bv. -A?; i.-W DCUUX * CO.-W.Bros, fitedc, 8*WttM4,-/18 i 9, -/17J; d, fu i *, -JlH i Mfleoee, -J17; 12, -/1BJ; i; 1 damaged, -/16 i 1. -/12J. P. BT1IE8 ft Oo.-Oreendale, 20 grease, 6 damaged, -/8. Emmet Downs, 21 ./20j 11, -/16; 4 pieces, -/16J; 8, ; 4 lambs, -/IT. H.DKLKE A: Oo.-Bome over Terrick, IS -jlti; U, -/IB; 21, -/18J ; 89, -/17*; 88 pieoes, -/1*J; 8 damaged, -/17J; 1, ./».
STOCK AND STATION REPORT. BLACKALL, Friday, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
STOCK AND STATION BEPOBT. BxaceUjL, Friday, Feb. 6. Slight rains have fallen this week with every prospeot of their continuance. Down the river we hear that the stations ate having a diy time of It, having had no rain einoe September. We hear that Wellord starts mastering fata this week tor the Adelaide market. Mr. Stuart passed through fclaokall tfis week with 4600 ewes and 157 rams pur chased at Coorong and bound for Messrs. Stuart Bras. Ic HcCaughey'a station at Emmet Downs. CtTNNAJiTnxA.-The stock items are as follows:-802 fat bullocks, Berkelman and Lambert's, from Listowel Downs,eft route tor Melbourne market, Mr. A. HopkinB in charge. This lot does great credit to Mr. Hopkins after travelling over 800 miles. 800 fat bullocks from Dillala Station, Mr. Walter's, en rente for Melbourne, Mr. Apple in charge. 1000 heifers, Doctor Maine's, from the Barwon Biver, N. 8. W., bound to Gilmore Station, Wanego Biver, Messrs. Hlattery Bros, in charge. 16,000 ewes, two to six tooth, and 40...
Archbishop Vaughan on the Famine in Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
Arohbiehop Vaughan on the Famine in Ireland. His GBACE delivered himself in the following terms when speaking at the meeting held in Sydney on the I2tli, to devise means for the relief of tlie famine strlckcn peasantry of Ireland Your Worship, ladios and gentle men.-When Mr. Alderman O'Connor come to me one day lost week, and requested me in the name of the committee to attend this meeting, and to speak to one of the resolutions. I accepted tliat invitation with sentiments of the profoundest sympathy. When I had a few moments to myself I began to think over the terrible calamity which has befallen and is befalling our Irish bnetberen at home, and to realise as well as I could, the urgency of the situation. The issue of my silent medita tion was simply this : I had at first resolved to give a handsome subscription, now I firmly resolved to double it. I felt myself called upon to make a sacrifice, to beg of your worship to accept ns my contribution, £100, | Now, tfcere is a saying in ...
BRISBANE AFFAIRS. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
BRISBANE AFFAIRS, FROM OVB 6PE0UL. OOFTBESPONDENT. January 28. THE burglar scare has resulted in the death of one victim. Mrs. J. B. Dickson, wife of tho lato Treasurer, was liart last week by a pistol, which was left loaded in the expecta tion of a visit from the robbers. She discharged the weapon accidentally, and shot her hand. The wound was not a bad one, but tetanus sot in and she died yesterday. The poor lady was in the prime of her life, and a strong looking woman. Everyone feels for Dickson, as he was a devoted husband and a man who is liked and respected even by those who have no great faith in his politics or his statesmanship. Wist is to become of the ship of State, MacroBsan is going to visit the ccntralrail way, Palmer to inspect a station in tho Neverest Never, and Perkins to Victoria-I bope to learn how to make better beer. The lielm will be left entirely in the hands of Mr, Buiacott, and they have made the poor man president of the Johnsonians to odd to his burdens. ...
SYDNEY. SATURDAY, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
SYDNEY. SATURDAY, Jan. 31. The bill to legalise the totalisator has been thrown out on the second reading. A subscription list Las been started for the purpose of presenting a testi monial to the Rev. Dr. Steel, the emin ent Presbyterian divine, previous to bis departure to England. THURSDAY, Feb. 5. A large fire occurred at Bourke on Sunday night. £20,000 worth of pro perty was destroyed. At a crowded meeting of the working classes resolutions were unanimously passed deprecating any further immigra tion. Mr. Skuthorpe, of the Gwydir station, has published a letter in the papers tending to show that the statement of Hume, the convict, made six years ago to the Minister for Lands, was correct. Hume's story was that Classen, one of Leichhardt's party, was living among the blacks on the Mulligan River. Mr. Skuthorpe stateB that the statement was correct, and that Classen died about' November, 1876, while attempting to reach tho abode of some whito settlers in the vicinity of the black'...
COUNTRY NEWS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. ISISFORD, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
COUNTRY NEWS. VBOII OtTE OWN OOBB88POHDBHTS. IatBFOBD, January 81 Attbe the hearing of the outlet'* «im re ported elsewhere, mid before tho defendant ' left the Court, tlie Bcnch asked deleadmt.it ; ho hod been paid for bis loading. It then transpired that he had been paid for it the day after the loading bad been pat on tiie dray at the Comet, for whioh it appear* the agents had charged him £8 as interest the same. The defondont stated it was usual to advance the carrier's money at this veiy IM rate of interest. We no longer wonder at SO many agents going tli rough the' Insolvency Court, when they cannot obtain a higher rate of interest than the above. Perhaps this is the reason that carriers in general ate so in different as to the length of time they take on the rond. I trust this case will be a cau tion to others. At the present time moBt of the carriers on this road are carrying with out a licence, and therefore cannot be made deliver (heir loading in proper time. The only wnv ...
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN, REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. LONDON, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 7 February 1880
LATEST NEWS. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN, BEUTEE'8 TKLEQRAUS. LONDON. January 31. Mr. Wrenfordsley Las been gazetted Chief Justice of Western Australia. Affairs in Afghanistan still continue unsettled. The malcontents are rallying in the vicinity of Qhuzni, and declare they will resume hostilities unless Yakoob Khan is reinstated. LONDON, Fcbruaiy 1. A serious encounter between the police and a number of Nihilists has taken place at St. Petersburg. Several on both sides were wounded. The Chilian fleet are still strictly blockading the harbors on the Peruvian coast. It is believed that the war will shortly be ended, owing chiefly to the unofficial mediation of Great Britain. LONDON, February 3. The students of St. Petersburg have issued a proclamation affirming that they will struggle to tho death against the Russian Government. LONDON, February 4. More searching experiments have been made into the condition of the meat landed from the Strathleven, all of which proved ...