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Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Progress Association. A general. meeting of the Cbarleviifo Progress Association was held in the Council Chambers on Friday, the 12th instant. There weto about fifteen mem bers present, and the chair was occupied bv Mr. J. F. F. Locketfc chairman, in opening the pro ceedings, said that, according to a>motion pissed at the last general meeting, it was ngroed that tho committee should meet and go through tho by-laws. They had ilono so tiud now submitted them for the approval or otherwise of the general meeting. Tho bv-laws were then read and adopted seriatim. The chairman said that through an ? oversight at the last general meeting the treasurer had not been appointed, but tho committee had dona so of their own ac cord. Mr. H. O. Nielsen proposed and Mr A. SSxachan seconded, "That the action of the committee be endorsed." Carried. This was all tho business and the sneeiiag closed at a quarter to nine. At the conclusion of the general meeting the comsaifcttoe met for the purpose of ...
District Doings. MORVEN MEMOS. (From Our Own Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
MOBVEU 3EEMOS. (From Our Own Correspondent). Since Z wrola you last, the weather is still dry and cold with frosty nights. Occasionally a cloud vrzvo comes up with indications of rain, and perhaps a few sprinkle*, which leads to make file suc ceeding nights colder still. I am clad to #ay stock are stilt holding condition fairly well. Adrsrse conditions notwithstanding. Wo are having a very serious epidemic of influenza here. Ninety per cent ox the j inhabitants have either got it or havo had it, and some tvero vsry severe cases, our worthy elation master eapscially, whose C330 looked eooeriono yesterday that it was deemed ad visable to have the doctor brought from Charleville. "Wo axa happy to say the patient a reported to bo slightly batter this morning. Oar school has been closed for th« last week Diring to tha covero illness of the whcolmasiar, and I aay aay 3 great par. tion ot the scholars all hava the 3ama «2rcent-isfiusnra. Sir. Jobs Gordon of Angjllala 3o«bj reef with a nsst...
BULLOO BITS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
BBLLOO BITS. XO THE EDITOR SIB,-Presuming, that the Bulloo cor. respondeat mil bow to the ruling of his chief in the leading article commenting on the Mitchell Rabbit Board, I feel that X must champion the member of the fourth estate as bis strictures on the doings of the Board are thoroughly justified. I thinfc yoa aro wrong in stating the cost of thn Board's supervision at £5 3a. per mile, for, although, the Mitchell Rabbit Beard paid £7,114, the other £1065 was another Board'3 share of the maintenance of the 1,175 miles of fence, and as the salaries of the Superintendent, Secretary, Chairman, free railway pass, offices, and incidentals were not included, I think £7 per mile would be much nearer the actual cost. It 13 universally conceded that the salaries all round aro too high, and this is apparent from the fact that the principal oScera of the Board, and several of the netting riders gave ap situations a3 over seers on sheep stations in order to join the Board. Another excessiv...
Our London Wool Letter. FURTHER ADVANCE. (From Our Special Correspondent.) London, Jnly 8,1898. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Our London Wool Letter. PCBTHER ADVANCE. (From. Oar Speaat Correspondent.) London, Jnly 8,1898. This week Coleman Street Wool Exchange has been active, and every day's sitting bos shown on extraordinary state of life and stir. The demand from all quarters has continued to be on the roost liberal scale, and apart from coarse crossbrcds a farther improve ment can be chronicled. In outlining the movement this week it must bo said that merino descriptions selling in May at 3d., now show an advance of jd. Below this point the hardening tendency Is much more attested in s rise of $d. on 8d. to 8td. wools, and *d to $d on the heavier descrip tions ranging last time from 6Jd to 7id per lb. Pieces, bellies, and locks, hava ac cordingly mended their position by a good Id per lb all round. In sconreds, there ia no quotable change on tho very best wools, but a kl to Id advance is readily paid on parcels worth !5]cZ to IGd in Zlay, whilst middling lots at I3id to 1-Sd are now lid dearer. .Looks ...
Lawn Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Lawn Tennis. The lawn tennis tournament under the aC3picas of the Half Holiday Tennis OInb ms continued at the School of Arts court on the afternoons of the 13th and 18:h instant. Appended mb the re salts: TJADIES' SINGLES FIRST Roosn. Miss Marks, scratch, beat BEss Carter, - £30(9-3). SECOND Rotod. Mrs. Oonnora. - i 15, beat Mrs. Goertz, - SO § 30 (9-8).~ LADIES' DOUBLES. Miss Marks and Miss F. Powell, - 15, beat Mrs. Adrain and Mrs. Connors, scratch (9-6). Mrs. Goarta and Miss Carter, - AO, boat Miss "Vanghan and Mia3 Havercroft, - J SO (9-5). GSKTLSSISI-rS SINGLES. Sscoud RotUfD. Mr. Goertz, - SO, baa! Mr. Sell, - $ 15 (9-2). Mr. Gallagher, - SO, beat Mr. Donald aon, -15*30(9-3). N '3 B6U3LE3. Fiest HOTOD. Mr- Boll and Mr. Prolan, - 15, beat Mr. Donaldson aad Mr- Fidler, scratch (9 6). 3HX?n> DOUBLES. Fissr HocetD. Sirs. Connora and Ur. Gallagher, -15, j 30, Jient Mr3. Lociati and Mr. Pro van. -15 (9-6). Mrs. Adrain and Sir. MlSenzia, scratch, beat Mis? M. Maria and Mr. Simmoa...
Week's Epitome. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Week's Epitome. The Stock Board an tbo 12th Angnst, decided to recommend alterations ib the tick quarantine line, and also thai, no tick infested cattle bo allowed to travel over clean country. The Minister for Agricnltnre was on the 12th instant petitioned to have the art a within the boundaries of the Adavale Divisional Board's district formed into a separate marsnpi-tl district. Mr. Lyne, leader of the Opposition in New South Wales, said that Mr.'Reid was totterinjj in his position as Premier, and vhininR for support. At a conftreiiee »f colliery-owners and miueie, held at Newcastle on the 12th August, an agreement for an advance in the Bellini; price of coal and hewing ratt'S accepted, nnd trill got» a joint conference to-morrow for final acceptance. The Australia Hotel Company, Sydney, has declared a dividend of 8 per cent. Tho jockey, Gainane, who was sus pended in connection with the Partheno aens case, has had his license restored to liitn hy the "V. R.O. Committee. The ho-l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
3nstass3 ZTaticas. DR. KIRKALDY, Corns? o£ Galatea and Wilb Streets. Hosts of Consultation :-9 a.m- to 10 am ; 2 p.m to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 9 p-m A Vaceinatioa performed every ITBIDAY at *P ' . . CHEMIST, . . Stationer and Newsagent, f CSiarle-'TTlle. XHAS acd Hgtt Hew Tear Cards, great variety; Birthday Cards, Photo Sramaa, Photo Albums, Paint Boxes, uapancsa "V"a3C3, las Slaads, Juvenile Prize 3op«£3, Toy 3o0iP, Serial Volumes, Lettfa Diaries, &c., &c. Coantsy CrSiW Punctually Attended Xo. inspection INVITED. jp, Jf. j^ELX, - - Solicitor, . - - CHARLEVILLE. lata of Powers and Bobinsoa's, and o T. I Snatoa'o, Brisbane. 1 COBB AND CO (IiEUCTD.) .BQYAIi 'ilAlL COACHES COACHES of the above Line will I BUST as POItLOWS until further I notice: Angattslla to Tambo-Monday, at 6 am to Ciarisvills-Saturday, at 7 I 0,13. ] Aliayala to Ciarlaville-Saturday's aad Tues day's aS 5 a.n. ! J^STala Tsjiday at 7 o.S3 31nelsll to Taraoo-'Ih-nrsday, 5 a.tn. Sarriaqaa to Caararaulb-«2Ioad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
The Gharlevilie limes, STCEXSHBD HTBSI Saturday Morning. TS2M8 OF SUBSCRIPTION : Somr... Ba. Od. per Quarter Oonrasr ... ... 6s. Gd. per Quarter Srtrsiz COPT, Gd. ADVERTISING CHARGES. OB* inch ... ... 4a Od. ? JCreiy inch or fraction oC .a inch ... 2b. Od BlXSTDISO ADVE3TX32MHHT3.-A liberal Ditooont will bs allowed for all Standing .Advertisements. Births, Marriages, and Deaths (which most well authenticated and paid for in advance^ Si 6d. each insertion. Hotices of Applicationfor Licensed Victu allers* Licenses, or for Transfer of same, SI. Orders to withdraw or alter Advertisements racut basest in in writing to command atten icn, and the aamber of insertions required Btufc be legibly written on each advertise ment, otherwise thoy will bs published untiJ #snferniaaded, and charged for accordingly. Standing Adrortisecents cannot bo With drawn before iho expiration of tha Currant Onartar. ic which nstico io giran, ualejs on tea naderoionding that each insertion will bs paid for on th...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Municipal Council. Tfco usual fortnightly meeting of the Charievillo ^Innicipal Council wcs held in the Council Chambers on Wcdocsdity evening, the ISMi Anjinsf- There were present: Aldermen Fitz-Walter, J.Gtbbs, Billington, Brennen, and Saiith. The Mayor beine absent on account of sickness, Alderman Smith proposed and Alderman Brennen seconded, "That Al derman Vitz-Walter take the chair-" Carried. CORRESPONDENCE. - The following letters were among the correspondence: Inward-From the Mayor (Alderman J. Armstrong), apolo gising f:ir his abseucte from the Council meeting, owing to an attack of influenza. From George Howlett. asking tbat he raiuht b« allowed to pay his rent half yearly. From the Department of Public Works, Brisbane, forwarding a cheque for £5 15a., in payment of water rates on public buildings, Charleville. From Cobb j and Co., asking that they bo supplied with a tank. From the Postraaster Gener.l, Btatinsr that Mr. Heaketh doe* not thiuk it likely that ho can visit Ch...
Electric Lighting. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Electric Lighting. Sincb the meeting of th«* Municipal Coun cil on Wednesday, the Town Clark has re ceived a le'ter from the Government Elec trician (Mr. Meckel h) on the subject of bis proposed visit b> CIiatL? villa to arrange mut ters in connection with the echeme for (he ?I- c-lric lighting of the town. Mr. Hesxelh propose* to leave Brisbane on Thursday, 1st September, and arrive in Chaxlerille on Fri day. Ha will spend the following Saturday and Sunday in CharlevQle, and will furnish liis report in a fortnight from that date. HA offers to furnish a complete report and ertimite and Specifications to enable tenders lobe called and will supervise all work from its inception to the finish. Air. Heabeth men tioned his charges, bub until his letter h con sidered by the Council we refrain from onb Iishing them. The game of the Australian cheBacham pionship, playe«l in Sydney last, night. rraa won by J&lt;i»obw9D, who has now won 15 games to 1 Janes,
Brisbane Wool Sales. VIEWS OF THE SYDNEY BUYERS. INTERVIEW WITH MR. LEAROYD. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Brisbane Wool Sales. VIEWS OF THE SYDNEY BUYEB3. I INTERVIEW WITH MR. U3A.ROYD So much bas been eaitl recently about the advantages likely to accrue from the es tablishment oE-local wool sales in Queens land, that tho preaenco in Brisbane of Mr. F. V. Learoyd, chairman of the Sydney Woolbuyore* Association naturally suggested an interview with him on tho subject. A representative of tho 1 flegrtxph accordingly waited upon hiin for tlio purpose of ascer taining the views of the woolbuyi'rs a* to the proposal. The association of which Mr. Learojd is the head represents practically tho wholo of tho woolbuyore operating in Nevr South Wales, inclnding those of Groat Britain, ell the continental countries of Ku&lt;-oiie. and also tlioso of America. I "The fce'ing among bayera generally," said Mr. Iienroyd "Is that tho question is one which rests entirely with tho people of Queensland. IE they, as representing a country which will probibly produce a wry much larger quantity of wool...
Sporting Column. By "Veritas." Q.T.G. Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Charleville Times — 20 August 1898
Sporting* Column. By "Veritas." Q.T.G. Races. The Q.T.C. Winter Meeting -was opened at Brisbane on Friday, tho t2thAngustr The following are the results: FIBSI DAY. Tbial HAKDICAP. Of 50 sovs.; second horso 10 SOTS, from the stake; for horses that at nomination have not won a race on the flat of the value of 40 SOTS. ; 7 furlongs. (£611)-E. J Easton's chc. Hector, 4 years, 9 st. 5 lbs ... (J. Stewart) 1 (£47}-J. Finnia's gjn. Knlmia, 5 years lOsf (M'Caba) 2 (£4)-W. Gentle's b.g. The Drone. 4 years, 7 st. 5 lbs. and 22 lbs. over (W. Stewart) 3 Amount on totalisator, £286 10s.; divf dend, £2. Time, lmin31secs. Queensland GUINEAS. A sweepstakes of 3 sovs. each from starters; with 100 guineas added; for three-year-olds, second horss 35-sovs. from the stake; colts; 8 st. 8 lbs.; fillies and geldings, 8 st. 3 lbs. maidens at starting allowed 7 lbs.; 1 mile. (£471)-D- Beattio's br.c. Boreas, by Little Bernie-Ihe Nun. 3 years, 8st 81bs (VV. Stewart) 1 (£671) -R- Newton's br.c. Dnndonald, by...