- News of the day
BLACKALL, July 24.
The Barcoo Hotel, Tolano's shop, and Bridges and Co.'s office were totally destroyed by fire at 2 o'clock this morning. The telegraph office and Clewett's store narrowly escaped. All the buildings were insured.
BLACKALL, August 27.
Robert Moss was committed for trial to-day to the next District Court for inciting to arson in connection with the recent fire which destroyed the Barcoo Hotel and premises.