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ATHERTON LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
ATHERTON LANDS* Thc landa in the Atherton scrub still attract the attention of south- ern settlers and the Lands Depart- ment have received a number of apr plications from persons who arc de sircus of forming groups there and in other centres. When interviewed last week in reference to this matter thc Minister for Lands, Mr. Barnes, stated that an area was being de- signed for selection, while it was his intention to have others surveyed at once. "Thc Government," he added, "recognise that it is imperative that the department should bc actively ad- ministered. Wc are alive to thc nec- essity of pushing on with thc pre- paration of land and tho promotion of settlement."
TOBACCO IN CAIRNS DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
TOBACCO IN CAIRNS DISTRICT. The contract for the erection of a .tolwcco shed at Kamerunga State Nursery has beert let to Slr. Clach-1 erty, and thc Department of Agricul- ture, as previously stated, purpose putting down a small experimental plot of tobucco to demonstrate to thc farmers that they can grow good cigar leaf in this district, and also that it may 1» cultivated for export purposes. Speaking on this matter yesterday to a "Post" representative Afr. It. S. Neville, State Tobacco Expert, said he was sure that when the return came from the experimen- tal plot at Kamerunga it would prove such an pye-openpr to thc farmers ¡n thc district that many would embark in thc industry. Any man, continued Mr. Neville, could grow the leaf with profit, as thc value of an acre would range from £60 to £Í00. Regarding tho pro- grès of the industry in tho Bowen district, it was stated that there were 25 farmers there growing crops from half an acre to 15 acres in ex- tent. One planter had inrre...
FREE EVERY MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
FREE EVERY MONTH. - Every day in-thc-month,, until fur- ther notice I will give a numbered ticket with every purchase made at my Drug Store, which will entitle the holder to a chance of Raining a val- uable gift. December prizes arc: 1st, Set carvers ; 2nd, Cruet ; 3rd, Jam Dish. Winning numbers in lo- cal papers and in window first' day of each month. Winning numbers, November competition :-1st, 3135 i, 2nd, 5054'; 3rd, 1469. (Drawn by W. Barnwell, Es:|.). Lennon, Chem- ist (By examination). Abbott St. (next Draper's), Cairns.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
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"Fantome" Concert [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
"Fantome" Concert » a Tho members of tho committee of tho Cairns State School must havo felt gratified at tho large attendance in tho Shire Hall last evening upon tho occasion of tho concert given by thc crew of H.M.S. Fantomo in aid of tho funds' of tho proposed now building to accommodate tho schuol museum specimens. The programme throughout was most enjoyable and tho excellent manner in which tho members of thc company had deco- rated tho stage was ono of tho main factors in tho attainment of thc success that followed. Owing to the night being unpleasantly CIOEO and thc Shire Hall a building with neither ample accouuiioddMon nor . vun\Ua.tlon. many ot the. aiuUoncu left before the entertainment had lin ished but remained outside to glis- ten to tho jjer/ormers. Tho pro- gramme commenced with an over- ture which was followed by ¿ lau- ghing song by S. Williams. Although tho ijiece is intensely . humorous, its strict rendition is somewhat difficult but Williams sang it in a - most ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
i /IV SUPPLIES! \ J | y üatmhmfl/- X T Illustrated Catalofoe psstsd fm. W à SASmOTOIT ft CO. LtA J 1 .ALMSYOMIT. V Scottish Union and National Insurance Company. MR. J. GRANT PATTISON, of Lake Street, has been appointed Lo- cal Agent for Cairns, for thoi Scot- tish Union & National Insurance Company (Piro) and is now prepared to take all classes of Fire insurance business. J. C.'HASSALL & COMPANY, Managing Agents & Attorneys for Queensland. H. MILLS, Resident Dentist, Chillagoe, MAY BE CONSULTED ON ALL BRANCHES OP DENTISTRY*
General News. RECORD CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
General News. . -.-'-: i . RECORD CHRISTMAS. rUDDINGS. In the village ol Daignton, in Dev- onshire, an old.charter provided that on each lottti Christmas Day thc vil laitc provide a plum pudding large enough,to iced all the ppor.. On the first Christinas 01 the nineteenth cen- tury,: a ¿;puduing , rwas made which weighed. 90011)?." Thc ingredients in cluued.,more, than, a bushel of eggs, Inuits .ot suet, a like weight of rai- sins, ann SOOlba. of flour. Di 1858 tho village was connected with civili- sation by means of. a railway, aud thc people, '.thought. well tc have a monster .pudding as part of thc fes- tivities.... The. ..preparations . cost i.45,1 rthe, ingredients considerably more; . These, consisted of,.6001bs. of flour,,.4001bs. .ot raisins, lOOlbs. of breadcrumbs, i)51bs. of sugar, 3001bs. lemons, .14-4-nutmegs, and 300tiuarty of milk. « ; This jpiulding . weighed nearly a ton and. a-half, and cisht horses ; were employed to : take it to thc village glCCn; ? r , - / . u ....
SELECTION OF A PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
f '."aKUEUTlON OF AUFLAST*. : it' is°'m'tcrcst'ing.'töinote': the reason ,wny some 'ptuhts aro sbJected i n in-c lcrcnouto. othw;s,7says the ,". "Austra- lian guning btauü.áfu;'';,Vil tne man Or r men/.wno ; ai-é responsfúie for inc aeltction aie unaoie'/lo many points for and; aga nsf compet- ing procosse-s,, üiüiviUuality is, sunüf oy adopting. á'p^tj.0iÍQiÍ^./jto;.tbat' m.use at an u'djoihiiig.niinc, .or even mat wnich ¡has pro'vod. sucoessiul at some distant ui.no,. bf an entirely .ditt ierent nature, or, aga n,.. some inue latigable traveller inay push ¿ cert- ain machine in a district. owingto his personality rather than .thc merit i'oi his'wares. Others .who; are calk-d on ta make a selection, and yet are not competent to do so,,tsoeiug . so many machines of, a .^^çehain^ class in usc, come/ to,; ibe:^c^cl}i^onis. ,th»t what 'so many, may chç^e ,must . be tho proper thing ior: liem, ^irrespec- tive of ¡whether it7lits-id..^ti/..;^cir requirements or nut.- Thc pxpenso'.oi havi...
A JAW BREAKING MENU. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
I The ?Alonfluia ¿Indians coll, .their Yuletide ' dinner v',Pohshenjúáéúietsu pnk," and here is thc.'list pi victuals ; offered :-Nippi .sicüissuogñoótattám I wnetçhuash .(doini 'water, ' in :. .cupp),' j abbamochashanniiWnawsuclc (devilled [lobster, in 'shells),'apwosùmissuchô cfuockc, neahketcainukacawnie (broil-1 cd fish and" fried potatoes)-,'. ..' After the dish .sonics " apwosu," thc roa ; sts or baked dishes, clams fand lob- sters, ' sweet , potatoes; ' -and''drinks/ [ these, latter not being' roasted, how- ever. Then pipe and tbbaccc, soup, clam fritters, and salad, " nassaum" wus Indian, ; pudding i; then cheese and'crackers, followed by appjes and grapes, included under - the ' simple name '.' wunhemcchinimudnk-wehome- . lncneash," and' the dinner ends' pro^ ? perly with coffee,;." across tho water bean."- '. "" ..." ' :!' '_ . .
A PASTORAL PLAGUE. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
À PASTORAL PLAGUE. . , ; , SYUXEYi Tuesday! \ Serious damage is being done in the neighborhood ot Orange by: grass hoppers.! . They haw] descended. upon Broken ,.Snalt° Creek, devastating ev- erything*. ' . ' . . / ,]'.'. i Dalton's Kangaroolic Station .has1 suffered, severely, 20,000,. acres bf grass being completely' destroyed and thc lucerne paddocks hayo been at- tacked. Zamroo Station also suffered1 seri- ously, and' a great deal bf injury has been wrought along thc northern and westcrn^sidc of thc district; Telegrams received from Melbourne state that the plague is'very' bad.'in Victoria and that several trains^ are being stopped, '.' '.' ?? '/ ' , ;
A GREAT FIRE. PARLIAMENT HOUSE DESTROYED. WELLINGTON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
A GREAT FIRE. ' PARLIAMENT HOUSE DE- STROYED. - : / WELLINGTON, Wednesday. The 'New Zealand Parliamentary Brildings ut Wellington were des- troyed by fire at 2 o'clock this morn-, " ing. The whole place, wiUi the ex- ception of the library, was com- . pletcly gutted. The part of the building where the outbreak originated was shortly to be pulled down in connection with a scheme to reconstruct the building. Thc Parliament Building was the largest wooden structure in New Zea- land. The Houses of Parliament were partly wocden and partly brick. The brick portions were of recent con struction, but the wooden buildings were very old, dating from 1865. The fire brcko out in the interpreter's room, which is situate .in tho wooden part of thc building. Thc outbreak was quickly observed by thc night watchman, who promptly summoned tho fire brigades. The firemen turn- ed odt smartly, but tho fire spread through thc wooden chambers so rapidly that by the time the water was brought into play thc...
PLANE CREEK MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
PLANE CREEK MILL. According to the Mackay "Mer- cury" thc latest information to hand from Plane Creek is that thc man- agement of thc Plane Creek Mill hope to close down for the season on Saturday, the 21st instant. The tonnage of cane put through for the whole of the season is estimated at 57,000 and the total sugar output is expected to bc 6600 tons, '
ALLEGED MINE FIRING. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
- ' ALLEGED MINE FIBING. " ? - ->'..."SYDNEY,' "Tuesday. .Two men named Frederick Edward and James ; H. Smith have been , ar- rested1 and charged "with malicious ly setting fire on-Sunday tothe Sil-i ver Hill mine;, &lt; about 4 miles from Broken Hill._ * The.-men '.Vere traced; by a black. tracker from (thc minc to thc city. They; were, remanded - each being grantètl bail 'iîi £200. The Ramage' caused by the fire is. estiina'ted at £200., ,Tho buildings arc ownedr by thc Broken Hill Pro- prietary? Co;
THE SANDFORD IRONWORKS. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
THE SANDFORD IRONWORKS. ? ' »¡i ¡. Ai*. SYDNEY, Tuesday. The position * iii connection with! th-j j ükbanlw1 Ironworks continues unclinn- 1 ged.; :W: ' - ? .>?-? 1 Mr.;. \Dooley . asked the - Premier in the Assembly to-day if he could give any further i information .( regarding thc matter. , Mr. Wade-replied 'that-the Gov- ernment Jiad. been , f considering . the question, ;nnd everything possiLle was hoing done. He . ' would he able to make a-definite statement cither to- morrow or "next day. : --' I
THE TURF FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
; ^HETURF i" A^î JilEIXTXJBES.il- --^ l I LFuci-muur'.'Xa.--xossiiorooK «jocjcvy I club:' '?.'&lt;- . . . December £3.T-Stannary Hills J.C. Doc. 26.-Irvinebank J.C. December 26.-Georgetown J.C. December 26.-Cairns Mulgrave J.C Entries, December 2; weights, Decem- ber 13; Acceptances, Doc. 20. .": Mr. Sot Green-is. stated to be ne- gotiating ' for the. purchase ? of thc English horse Lally, for his stud. -»?-? . . . . Eurong"1'the Guineas and Derby: winner at--Brisbane, is evidently a good colt, and -that' experienced sport mg writer "GÏÏsider" predicts that ho'is likely to recome another Fitz grafton. - . .. ;. A prominent American bookmaker named Bose, is credited with having won thls'ycnr by fielding no less r sum than £50,000. During the same, period' J*. W. Gales, a noted plhn gcr, dropjicd £16,000. Presumably Rose gofa good share of thc latter amount..-,- . . . . . Walter Miller, who is thc riding prodigy of the moment in'thc United States, is only nineteen years of agc...
CRICKET. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET. N.S. WALES V. S. AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
CRICKET. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET, 1 ^.s. WALES v. s. AUSTRALIA, ? " SYDNEY, Wednesday.. Thc match , was resumed to-day io fine i weather, , . Thc attendance was fair. The'Ñew South Wales men con- tinued their second innings, remain- ing at the wickets all day, and when the stumps werejdrawn . they had 9 wickets .; down. for. 572 rinis. The> Welshmen htívé'Sl -runs to get to'win: with 2 wickets to fall. Following are, the scores:- - Soush Australia,' 1st Innings 349 South Australia 2nd Innings 519 ' New ' South ' Wales, 1st Innings 2Jti \ N. S. WALES, 2nd Innings. pud, b Claxton ,.,. 37 I Noble, h.o,-w.¿ b O'Connor.. 51 ¡Diamond, c Chamberlain, b O'Con nor; ! ...,...............;»...............«r -8 Trumper, . cv Chamberlain, , b 1 Wright. 185. Johnson,- b O'Connor. 19 Blaxland, c Pellew, b L. Hill ... 20 Waddy, b O'Connor ...... 49 Hopkins, c Clem Hill b Claxton f.2 Carter, c Wright b O'Connor ... 125 Whiddon, not out .J.l t Kellaway, not out..;:!(; 8.1 Sundries...¿i' 15 Total 9 w...
ATHLETICS. SPORTS AT NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
ATHLETICS. j I SPORTS AT NELSON. . Our Nelson, friends ¿re issuing a very attractive sports programme for New Year's Day, being evidently intent upon providing a day's enjoy- ment for thc residents'of that sport- ing and progressive locality as well as an enticing, bill of faro for foot runners ; and their friends. Tho. prize money totals thc respectable sum of £40, of which £15 is for a Sheffield «Handicap, 120 yards, and £5 10s for a Sprint Handicap of 75 yards. Tho full programme will be 'advertised"later.'in tho meantime the IprcHrainary announcement appears in tó-day's ..Pose." Nominations for tho Sheffield and Sprint. .^CIOBO with Mn George Hughes, Cairns, or with Mr. J. . H. Smith, Hon. Secretory of the Mulgrave. Athictic Association, Nelson, on the 28th, and acceptances muSt bc made with Mr. Hughes or the Hon. Secretary* Mr. Smith, on ¡tho 30th. Tho Mulgrave Athletic Association can' be depended upon to conduct their sports in a fnir_and sportmanlike manner, and New Years Da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 12 December 1907
Can You Spare a Penny? Thci"send us-a Post Card asking for our* CATALOGUE, a complote Guide to ECONOMICAL FURNISHING. . r , ; Our largo connection enables .us to offer , you i" THE THINGS YOD'VE BEEN WANTING/' at, Prices which ' are, not obstacle to your securing ¡them, ' . ? When you've got them, you've got th o BEST. : You / can . purchase as easily from us as you can from the . Storekeeper in. your- own town-but you'll get the benefit of a larger and more varied stock, which country Houses cannot possibly offer. - * -.-DUCHESS CHESTS-25/-; ?> 80/, ' 40/, and'upwards. - ' DOUBLE BEDSTEADS-35/-, 40/-, 46/-, 60/-, 60/r, 80/-, and upwards. , . i * CHAIRS-4/-, 6, 5/e; 6/-, 7/6. TRITTON'S, .. Brisbane . .. GEORGE STREET - '&lt;'&lt;i- . ?' COMPLETE ^PTJ^nSTISHlEK GEO. WILCOX & CO, Townsville. Cash Buyers Hanraplal Skins, Hides, Sheepskl ns. Tallow, Wool, Hair, Horn», Bonea, and all Meatworks 'and Station Produce« COUNTRY- BUTCHERS consigning to our Agent, Cai...