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COMMERCIAL. LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
COMMERCIAL. I r J» LONDON WOOL SALES. t Messrs Dalgety and Coy., Ltd., Rock ampton, are in receipt of the following iblegram, dated 13th instant, from their ondon office :-"Wool sales continued t^nimated. Prices are on the whole well maintained excepting for merino inferior, short and faulty prices 5 per cent to 7| ;,per cent lower as compared with last sales Posing rates. American buyers are buy g. Owing to withdrawals the sales will ose 23rd March. Decroz, Doxat & Coy., Hing 14th March, 21st March. B.A.W.R.A. le-Liverpool. 19th April postponed. There ill be no publio sales until 24th April."
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
M SYDNEY WOOL SALES. 'Mt Winchcombe Carson wired as follows on ^«¡Monday last :--We sold 9600 bales of wool -itîT'at our Sydney sale to-day. * -The market for w\ all but top lots of finest merino fleece fully % recovered to February level of prices. Con Itinent, Japan, America and Australian manufacturers were all active, with York- shire also bidding. We sold New Zealand merino Sid, Monaro merino, 293d, Adelong merino 2 8J. Our Sydney sales for season now total 101,000 bales.
ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
*, ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. «t. Aiessrs wincncomne carson i^za., report ;as follows upon last week Enoggera sales : Sheep.-4440 sheep came forward for ale at Enoggera to-day. With the excep- tion of 3 truckloads from Yaraka (Central ^district) th e offering comprised small truckloads from the Downs. The supply was the shortest on hand for some time and was not quite equal to trade require- ments. Values in consequence were firmer for all descriptions. The market opened strongly in advance of last week's best rates and continued firm until the close. Best mutton realised from 5ftd to 6d per SK/rpound in addition to skin value. gah We sold 34 merino wethers at 27/6 : 44 ffiLat 2«/- ; 32 at 25/- ; 110 averaged 26/2. H"-í Lambs.--710 lambs. The offering in« included a fair percentage of prime cross rbreda. The market was firm for all descrip &lt; 'lions, with best quality Iambs in good de- mand. t Cattle.-1140 cattle. The offering In- cluded a train load of cows trucked from Al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Çood Jfewsfpr JÚ?oforints/. DUNLOPS" REDUCED IN PRICE In making the above announcement we regret that it is not possible to furnish our clientele with printed lists, but these will be in the motorists hands by the ! 2nd February. So that the-benefit may be reaped at once, the prices given below become operative on and from Monday, 22nd January. This means greater value, for DUNLOP will still maintain their high standard of quality, thereby ensuring cheaper motoring to users of these dependable, long service tyres. THE NEW PRICES. ° MILLIMETRE SIZES. AMERICAN SIZES. Sizes in Millimetres. 660 x 65 700 X 6S 700 x 80 ( 700X8B i 710 X 00 760 X 86 r 760 x 00 -j 760 X 100 L 760 X 105 765 X 106 r 810 x eo J 810 x 100 I 810 x 106 ; j oio x oo ¡"J 010 X 105 , "Railroad", Beaded Edge] £ s. d. 3 5 6 8 6 O * 1 O 4 3 6 4) 16 4 4 9 0 6 6 6 6 4 10 G 8 O 6 11 O 5 14 O 6 12 O 6 17 3 0 7 3 7 15 O Tubes 15/ 15/6 16/6 16/6 18/3 17/ 10/ 10/0 20/6 20,6 i 0/6 20/6 21/3 20/0 23/ Slzes in Millimetres. 'Railr...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
SHAPING UP.-Could you shape up a« well as these two kiddi«6? There will be . willing so as soon a« Daddy's hand drops. The chap on the left looks as though he would be the aggressor. He looks wry , G> inch a born fighter. -I "RADIANTLY HAPPY."-"Mr. Hughes refuses to budge from his. , home at Sassafras, where he is radiantly happy."-News item« He j is here shown with his daughter Helen. i % , ELECTRIC CURLS.-Curie whil« y«u w«i«. ?."?«&lt;. of ravish ¡no beauty, were th« «hi«f lure of \M Hulrdrrseer«' Exhibition In London. i WORLD'S RECORD GLIDER.-The *^ fllider in which M. Maneyrol recent* -gre ' ... y mad« the world's record »naint» Ä ' less flight. Inset: M, Mantyrolj fps « HI8 CROWN-Few people realise that r a peacock has o crown eoaroely lota *> . beautiful in its way than his tail. ? , WATCHING THE FLOAT.-And the youngster is likely to landi v something big, too« He is fishing off the rocks at Coogee. | i - . -¡ LIBERTY FROM ABOVE.-The gigantic proportions of the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
-tace*, : ice! , f#,/w. TANKS, ' * ' 1 ^BlkrCHEIt,-LONGREACH, t ' , y, ^ w . ».*,'» Í BEGS TO NOTIFY that ho Is now preniMrecl , ^tfcT'supply and deliver \ . , »if 5. Jf^* i L. First-Glass #cc»>. \\/j '-'in any .Quantity at Current Rates. ^ A TRIAD SÖMCITED. !" « > 'W HOTEL CARLTON Quern Sirect,'Brishnc Fvery modern service and convenience Inclusive. I arlíf -i «-/O a day. Write oi wire for rooms i n GE. HOMELIGHT & POWER UNIT. GUABANTEED for 1 Year ECONOMICAL Mechanically Sound. Engine can be nsed for PUMPING, SAWING, Etc. 1| K.W.-3 Out Put. Fitted with Brith Exide Battery. Air Cooled No Troublesome Joints. Starts by Pressing a Button. ENGINEERING SUPPLY COY. AW, L 130 Edward Street, BRISBANE. G0L0SBR0U8H, MORT AND C1 LIMITED, * WOOL & PRQDUCE BROKERS, STOCK & STATION AGENTS. LIBERAL CASn ADVANCES made on the ensuing WOOL CLIP, £>nd ou all STATION PRODUCE and SECURITIES. Consignment of "WOOL, SHEEPSKINS, MARSUPIAL SKINS, HIDES, TALLOW, ¿Èc, received...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
WINCHCOMBE, CARSON, } f LIMITED. ' WOOL BROKERS, STOCK AND STATION ij AGENTS, í LONGREACH ¡.i _ , ALL information regarding: Wool, Stock, p Property, Machinery, etc., «ill be gl\en " pi'omptly on application to the ' Manage:*-G. A. TAUNTON. ^ Ofllicos-Iuipcr&l^iHotel * -01111111083. \t r NOTICE. UNCLAIMED WAGGONETTE. Waggonette left in Shed at Commercial Hotel by person unknown to me. If same Is not claimed and expenses paid, on or before the 10th day of April, 1923, it will be sold by public auction to defray expenses. Signed, J. J. JUDGE, Commercial "Hotel. 7/3/23. 10» Imperial Hotel, LONGREACH. MRS. J. SPRINGER, W.t- * Phone 6. ^^ __, P. O. Box 2. * - . C2o STOP. Lode Listen. HAVE YOUR WOOL SHIFTED BY MOTOR LORRY. Carrying Capacity 5 i tons. Wool and Outloadlng Rates : 1/6 per mile per ton first 50 miles. 1/3 thereafter. E. O. FRANCIS, Address : Kingfisher Street. Telephone 249. C22 R. POLLARD Highly Qualified and Certificated Electrical Engineer. Civility, Honesty, and E...
MOTORING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
MOTORING NOTES. -:o: -&lt; Gradually the Inter-state motor cycle record between Sydney and Melbourne is being brought more in line with the car record. For many years the motor cycle time for the 5651 miles lagged many hours behind that of the fastest time by car. The reason being that the physical strain on the motor cyclist played an Important part in this run, but with the gradual im- provement of the Interstate highway the motor cycle has gradually lessened the gap between the two classes of records. The respective times now are-car record 13hrs. 47mins., motor cycle record 14hrs. 43mins. The latter performance was es- tablished last week by T. Benstead of N.S. W. on a Harley-Davidson solo machine. He left Melbourne at four In the morning and was at the Sydney G.P.O. at 6.43 p.m. the same day. Benstead's time was Ihr. lOmins. faster than the previous motor cycle record. It is just 10 years since the Dunlop Rub- ber Co. offered a 20 guinea gold watch to the first motor cy...
THE COTTON CROP. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
THE COTTON CROP. Yesterday saw the official ' opening, as it might be termed, of the first real cotton season in Queensland since the American Civil War, as on that day the Government commenced to take delivery of cotton from growers. This great new industry can~now certainly be reckoned as successfully launched, and it is up to the farmers to produce the best possible grade of cotton, and so at one stroke establish the name of the Australian article 'as second to none in the world. It is very largely lack of qual- ity that has put the beef industry where it is to-day, and a repetition of this disas- trous lack of care must at all costs be avoided in the new venture. So . far- this new primary industry has turned up trumps, and conservative estimated place the value of the year's crop, at« £700,000, while one or two of the. more optomistic ones put it as high as a million sterling. Probably the latter is too high, but when it is realised that even- a couple of years ago cotton was a...
Aramac v. Longreach. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Aramac v. Longreach. For the above match to be played at Longreach on Sunday the local eleven has been selected- as follows :-R. J. Will cocks, N. S. Moffat, H. A. D. Meares, ' W. , M'Master, H. M. Gallwey, B. Case, W. Boyd, H. B. Menzies, E. Thorpe, J. Law- rence, and E. H. Glasson. Emergencies, A. M. Savage, E. A. Allen,. V. Heard.
Southern Racing. DONCASTER AND SYDNEY CUP. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Southern Racing. -: o : DONCASTER AND SYDNEY CUP. SYDNEY, Thursday. Wl)at little business was done to-day in connection with the Doncaster and Syd- ney Cup did not affect the general trend of the market. All Gold and Fleuriste held - their places at the head of affairs. For the Doncaster there were fair sums placed for Sir Maitland and Naharadan, but they were quoted many points longer than the two favourites. King Ingoda was top of the market for the Cup and after him followed Rivoli. There was a movement in favour of Caserta, but noth- ing very important developed. Cypher and Heir Apparent were also nibbled at. SYDNEY, Friday. All Gold and Fleuriste ar enow al- most equal favourites for the Doncaster. King Ingoda is firm favoui'ite for the Sydney Cup.
THE Q.U.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
î"-~ ' THE Q.U.P. The Queensland United Party has se- lected Mr. C. Taylor as leader and Mr. Green, probably the most prominent Nor- therner, as Deputy Leader. There has been no further announcement in regard to Sir William ' Glasgow, but it is rumoured that his services may be available at a later date if required. Mr. H. G. Bradley, who has had a quarter of a century's political experience, and who has been so markedly successful in organising the Northern Coun- try Party, "has been appointed General Secretary, ' The platform of the United Party as well as the Constitution and rules has been drafted and will see the light this week", and immediate steps will -be taken to put the new machinery into operation. The ,position now is that the old National Democratic Council which fought some ' strenuous political battles in the past has "been, swallowed up. The remnant of the Couritry Party, however, &till remains as a separate entity and though there is a 'prospectif this remn...
Women's Conference. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Women's Conference. -: o :-" MELBOURNE, Thursday. Problems affecting women in general and particularly those living in remote country districts were disq'ussed at the fifth annual conference of the women's section of the Victorian Farmers' Union to-day. Lady Forster said she considered the women of the bush were the backbones of the country, and expressed the hope that similar organisations would be es- tablished in every part of the Common- wealth. The president (Mrs. Ethel Res leigh) said women on farms worked hard- er than any other section of the commun- ity, and it too long had been the recog- nised practice to make farming pay with unpaid labour of women folk and fam- ilies. The sooner a new system was ar- rived at, when all would be paid over- time for long houx's, the bettex«. At pres- ent, a few people made slaves of them- selves and their families to produce cheap food for many who were in receipt of high wages.
Faith Healing. THANKSGIVING SERVICE. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Faith Healing. THANKSGIVING SERVICE. MELBOURNE, Thursday. Addressing a thanksgiving service for the success of the Hickson healing miss- ion in St. Paul's Cathedral, Dr. Harring- ton Leese (Anglican Archbishop of Mel- bourne) said he was thankful for the lack of extravagance and hysteria in testimon- ials given. Rev. Wilson read from the pul- pit extracts from hundreds of letters writ- ten by sufferers testifying to cures in a wide range of diseases. Dr. Leese said the Church did not care how these things were explained as long as all channels ex- plained as long as all c ththmbthmhhmh plored led ?ultimately to God.
MEAT INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
MEAT INDUSTRY. Mr. O. S. 'Colman, \ General Manager . of the Queensland Meat Export Co., who has returned from a jvlsit.jt'p England and the Continent in connection'.with the . meat" in- dustry, has some interesting things to say in rçgard to future prospects of the ex portwtrade. One of the most satisfactory things he mentioned was that there is now very little -'prejudice, against Australian meat in England-a prejudice Vorn of ex- perience of old stocks, now worked »off and that .the public realises that freshly imported meat is quite a different article ' to the old stuff they had been-used to. The disappearance of this discrimination against Australian meat at least gives hope for the future. Another satisfactory fea- ture he noted during his stay in England was that considerable improvement was shown last year in the butchering and dressing of Australian meat, though it was still not equal to the South American pro .duct. According to Mr. Colman one of the great factors against...
Modern Brisbane Hotel. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Modern Brisbane Hotel Visitors .to .Brisbane will find,an excel- lent service awaiting them at Hotel Carl- ton in Queen Street. The proprietors have recently expended over £14,000 on remodel- ling, furnishing and re-decorating the "Carlton" and bringing it into line with modern hotel. Every modern service (Sep- tic Tanks, electric lift, etc.) is now avail- able at the command of guests. The cuis- ine is a special feautre .of the establishment while the large and splendidly furnished bedrooms are everywhere favourably com- mented on. The "Carlton" American and Saloon bars have also been brought into line with modern ideas. Here one gets an unusally good service amidst pleasant sur- roundings coupled with quality liquors un- excelled in Australasia. The Carlton tariff is 14/6 a day at which figure it offers prob- ably what is the best value accommoda- tion in Brisbane. Particulars are advertised
Stock Movements. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 23 March 1923
Stock Movements. The Reserve Ranger reports stock cross- ing the Reserve from 1st to 14th March, 1923, as follows : 10,000 sheep Kateroy to West Longreach and return. Coxon owner, J. Potts drover. 1200 wethers Barcaldine to Hi c1 eton. J*. Kirby owner, T. Ballard drover. 4100 Rosebank to Iandra. McKenzie & Co owner, J. Jollif drover. 3500 sheep Glendullock to West Long- reach and return. D. Gibson owner in charge. 300 rams Longreach Railway Yard to Winton. Sturton and Campbell owners, J. McKenna drover. l 2800 sheep Fairmont to Winton. T. Pyne owner, J. Taylor in charge. 4500 sheep Euston to Nogo. W. Avery &lt; owner, P. Nurcombe drover. 2300 ewes Greenhills to Ilfracombe. J» Kirby owner, P. Barron drover. ^ , 1200 sheep Dartmouth to Winton.,J. Mor- gan Reid owner, J. Whelan drover. , 13,000 sheep Nogo to West Longreach, and return. W. Avery owner in charge. 4000 sheep Avro to Thornton. J. Ahern owner in charge. Conditions very dry and there is no feed available with...