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GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
GLADSTONE. School Buildings-Mr. T. Ii. Williams, M.L.A., notifies that hu has been ad- vised by the Works Department, Bris- bane, that approval has been given to the erection of a teacher's residence at Bracewell, tenders for the work having already been called. Plans and an esti- mate of the cost of erecting a similar building at Bororen are also being pre- pared.
TOOGOOLAWAH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
TOOGOOLAWAH. . Reception.-A reception was held In the I.O.G.T. Hall on August 23 to wel- come the new rector of St. Andrew's Church of England, the Rev. R. A. and Mrs. Munro. The reception took the form of a social evening, and Mr. H. P. Gardner (People's Warden) extended a hearty welcome to the rector and his wife. His remarks were supported by Mr. R. Butler and Mr. F. J. V. Carthew (Rector's Warden). Dancing was enjoyed, Mr. O. Cowley acting as M.C. The Joybells' Orchestra supplied the music assisted by Mrs. H. F. W. Marson. Presentation.-On the eve of his de- parture for Roma, Mr. D. C. Overs, line- man of the postal staff, Toogoolawah, was the recipient of a kit bag from the staff, the presentation being made by Mr. F. J. V. Carthew (Postmaster).
KILKIVAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
KILKIVAN. Anzac Park.-To make the Anzac Park more attractive, the Kilkivan Shire Coun- cil have Instructed their engineer to lay out the grounds with a view to plant- ing suitable trees. Cricket Club.-At the annual meeting of the Kilkivan Cricket Club the election of officers resulted as follows :-Patron, Mr. D. L. Jones; president, Mr. J. Ryan; treasurer, Mr. C. Marks; secretary, Mr. Percy Cocking.
PIALBA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
PIALBA. Childers* Comedy Club.-Members of the Childers' Comedy Club visited Pialba and gave a benefit'performance of their nlay, "Aren't We All," in aid of Pialba Show and Church of England, committee. The comedy was splendidly staged. Camp Fire Entertainment.-The Shire Hall was crowded on August 25, when the Pialba Entertainment and Benefit Com- mittee presented their novelty camp flse concert, followed by a euchre party and dance.
TOUR OF MINISTER FOR EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
TOUR OP MINISTER FOR EDUCATION, Following his visit to the Darling Downs and south-western portions of the State during the week-end, the Minister for* Education (Mr. F. Cooper) will probably arrange to open a school at The Gums to replace the present system of teaching by cor- respondence. During the tour, the Minister said yesterday, he had many evidences of the success attending the correspondence classes in the out- back. At Glenmorgan and Surat the Minister opened new schools. The Director of Education (Mr. B. J. Mc Kenna) accompanied the Minister on his tour.
MELBOURNE BANKS' CLEARANCE. MELBOURNE, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
¡MELBOURNE "BANKS' CLEARANCE. MELBOURNE, -August 29. The clearance at the Melbourno bankers' clearing house for the week ended August 28, 1933, was £9,477,581. The sum for the previous week was £124288.926, and for the week ended August 28, 1932, £9,214,181,
MUTTON DEARER. FLEMINGTON MARKET. MELBOURNE, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
MUTTON DEARER. FLEMINGTON MARKET. MELBOURNE, August 29. A decidedly upward trend was exper- ienced in the market for fat sheep and lambs' at Flemington to-day. Best de- scriptions of fat sheep wore scarce, prices hardening from 2/ to fully 3/ a head advance on the quotations of last week, and closing with n further upward ten- dency. Various grades of fat ewes sold at ad- vanced rates. Several special pens of two and four-tooth ewes' wero eagerly pur- chased at 2/ to 2/6 a head higher. Sec- ondary to useful grades, light and medium weight comeback, and merino wethers wero 1/ to 1/6 a head higher. Best old lambs fluotuated from about late rates to a shade firmer. Prime young advanced 1/ a head. Moderate quality to average grades of young lambs showed a slight improvement. Quotations: FAT SHEEP (29.000 yarded).-Prime crossbred comeback wethers', 31/ to 34/; extra prime, carrying extra value skins, 36/ to 39/3; odd sheep higher; good, 25/ to 30/; best merino wethers, 27/ to 31/; a few ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
PRODUCE SALESMEN. POLEY BROS., L T D., *. Roma Street, Brisbane. Butter, Cheese, and Bacon Exporters and Salesmen. PRODUCE SALES DAILY. Also at London, Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand. Reliable Information. _Satisfaction Assured. PARMERS. Now that conditions are .*? suitable for planting;, try us for all varieties of FIRST QUALITY FARM & PASTURE SEEDS at quotes to suit you Send your next consignment to us for "BETTER RESULTS AND PROMPT RETURNS." BURRELL, FENTON, & COY PTY LIMITED, Roma Street, Brisbane. '. - -^ '£ÙO.nes B9117 &lt;Sc §8582,
KEEN INTEREST. Queensland Clips. SPINNING VALUES. (Specially written for "The CourierMail.") BRADFORD, July 27, 1933. Much has happened in the Coleman Street Wool Exchange, London, during the last three weeks to encourage Queensland pastoralists, and it is to be hoped that the pleasing features in evidence throughout the series will continue. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
KEEN INTEREST. Queensland Clips. SPINNING VALUES. (Specially written for "The Courier Mall.") BRADFORD, July 27, 1933. Much has happened in the Coleman Street Wool Exchange, London, dur- ing the last three weeks to encourage Queensland pastoralists, and It Is to be hoped that the pleasing features In evidence throughout the scries will continue. Manufacturers aro still challenging the recent rise, and say frankly that they cannot pass on the advance to tbelr cus- tomers. However, if one section of the trade was not prepared to pay current values In Coleman Street other users were, and Instead of one firm dictating a price, representatives of 20 Ilrms were on their feet clamouring for wool as If It were the last lot that would be offered for 12 months. Neither spinners nor manufacturers ¡have the least conception of the keen Interest shown in the raw material during the last three weeks. If the series had been contlnuod this week the samo buyers would have operated, and paid full rec...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
GATTON, August 20.-Tho light supplies forward to-day consisted of pumpkins, lucerne chaff, and potatoes. There was no move In the market. Farmers' prices: Chaff, lucerne £3/10/ to £4/10/, mixed £4 to £4/10/, oaten £4/10/, wheaten £3/10/: lucerne hay, £3 to £3/10/; English potatoes, £4/10/ to £5/10/; table pumpkins, £2/15/ to £3; sweet potatoes, £3 per ton; maize, 3/1 to 3/2 per bushel. LAIDLEY, August 29.-Lucerne and mixed chaff were In fair supply to-day. Maize, which was duli of salo, was the only other Uno offering. Chaff was m moderate demand. Farmers' prices: Maize, 3/ per bUBhol; eggs, 6d. per dozen; butter (factory), hulk, 1/2J4, pats l/3>,&lt;¡; cream (c.a.f.), lOd. per lb.; chaff, mixed £4, wheaten £3/10/, lucerne £3/15/ to £4/15/; lucerne hay, £3 to £3/5/; pota- toes, English £5/10/ to £6, sweet 2/10/; pumpkins, £3. FOREST HILL, August 29.-Good supplies of farm produco came forward to-day, most lines being represented. Lucerne chaff, lucerne hay, potatoes, and p...
HONEY AND BEESWAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
HONEY AND BEESWAX. There was still a good supply of honey on the market yesterday, and the demand was not brisk. Beeswax was also well supplied, and a steady demand was ex- perienced. The Queensland Honey Board, through Its agents (Messrs. J. Jackson and Co., Ltd.), advises prices as follows: Honey, choice, 4d per lb; prime, 3Vid to 33,4d; other grades, 2VS¡d to 3d. Beeswax, 1/3 to 1/4 per lb. SYDNEY, August 29.-Beeswax, 1/ to 1/3 per lb.; honey, liquid, extra lirst grade, Sd ; first grade, 4'/4d. to 4Vid.; second grado, 3íid.; third grade, 3Vid.; candled, extra first grade, 5d.; first grade, 4>/4d. to 4V4d. ADELAIDE, August 29.-Honey, best, 2%d to 3 &lt;/4d.
TO PREPARE A CASE. For Secession. WEST AUSTRALIAN JOINT COMMITTEE. A joint committee, representative of all parties, was appointed by the West Australian Legislative Assembly last night, to prepare a case for secession to the Imperial Parliament. PERTH, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
TO PREPARE CASE. For Secession. WEST AUSTRALIAN JOINT COMMITTEE. A joint committee, representative of all parties, was appointed by the West Australian Legislative Assembly last night, to prepare a case for secession to the Imperial Parliament, PERTH, AUKUSt 29. The Legislative Assembly to-night, after a brief discussion, agreed to a motion by the Premier (Mr. Collier) fo. the appointment of a joint com- mittee of both Houses to consider and recommend what action should be taken to implement the secession referendum, and prepare a supporting case for submission to both Houses of the Imperial Parliament. Mr. Collier, in moving the motion, appealed for non-Party consideration, so that the case submitted might be an expression of opinion, not of the Government, but of Parliament. The Assembly appointed to the joint committee the Premier (Mr. Col- lier), Mr. Latham (Country Party Leader), Mr. Keenan (Nationalist Leader), and Messrs. Withers and Hawkes (Labour).
VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
VEaETABLES. Noticeable among a good average qual- ity of vegetables on offer in the mar- kets yesterday were several fine consign- ments of carrots. Good' quality local coloured and ripe tomatoes sold well, but green lines woro slow of sale, and for lines showing disease there was practically no demand. Cabbages were in heavy sup- ply, and the market had an easier ten- dency, but beans found a firmer market, good quality Unes advancing about 1/ a bag on Monday's rates. Quotations: Toma- toes, locals, coloured, 2/ to 6/ a case; special, 7/ to 8/; green, 2/ to 4/; Bowen, 2/ to 4/; few coloured, 5/; Proserpine and Ambrose, 2/6 to 5/. CabbageB, 1/ to 4/ a dozen, few large, to 4/6. Cauliflowers, 2/ to 10/3 a dozen; few specials, to 11/; Beans, 4/ to 10/ a bag; primo, large, to 12/. Peas, 5/ to 8/ a bag; prime, large, 9/ to 10/. English potatoes, 3/ to 4/ a sugar bag. Sweet potatoes, 1/6 to 3/6. Cucumbers, Bowen, 5/ to 6/ a case. Chocos, 1/ to 1/6 a dozen. Lettuce, 3d to 1/ a dozen. Carro...
WELCOME RAINS. ANXIETY RELIEVED. FALLS IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
WELCOME RAINS. ANXIETY RELIEVED. FALLS IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, August 29. Very welcome rains have fallen over the greater part of the State. The north and north-east averaged an inch. Very little rain fell in the Western Mallee and Western district, but north-west of Mallee had half an inch. Other districts report UD to 2in. - Country reports Indicate thnt anxiety has been relieved as good rain was badly needed in many parts to ensure 4 good harvest. Graziers will also greasily benefit. Coupled with the news of the great rise in wool prices 1 grazing circles are much heartened.
CRAIG REFUSED LEAVE. High Court Appeal. MAJORITY OF THREE TO TWO. SYDNEY, August 29. By a majority of three to two the High Court [?]-day refused the application of Eric Roland Craig for special leave to appeal against his conviction and sentence of death for the murder of Elizabeth Isobel (Bessie) O'Connor, at National Park, on December 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
CRAIG REFUSED LEAVE. High Court Appeal. -«. MAJORITY OF THREE TO TWO. SYDNEY, August 29. By a majority of three to two the High Court o-day refused the application of Eric Roland Craig for special leave to appeal against his conviction and sentence of death for the murder of Elizabeth Isobel (Bessie) O'Connor, at Na- tional Park, on December 14. Justice Sir George Rich, Mr. Justice Starke, and Mr Justice Dixon con- sidered that leave should be refused. Mr. Justice Evatt and Mr. Justice M'Tiernan thought that leave should be granted, the conviction quashed, and a new trial ordered. The court room was crowded when the decisions were announced. Mrs. Craig, wife of the condemned man, collapsed immediately the court had delivered judgment. In a joint judgment, Justice Sir George Rich and Mr. Justice Dixon referred at length to the new evidence adduced before the Court of Criminal Appeal, and agreed with the judges of that court, who had unanimously arrived at the conclusion that the new ...
MOTOR DRIVERS. Compulsory Insurance. THE ENGLISH PROPOSAL [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
MOTOR DRIVERS. Compulsory Insurance. THE ENGLISH PROPOSAL The Select Committee appointed in England to consider the Road Traffic (Compensation for Accidents) Bill issued its first report on July 13. The Bill deals with one aspect of the question *of the compensation for damages caused on the road by motor vehicles. It is limited to cases where the injured person is a pedestrian, or a pedal cyclist, or on a horse-drawn \ehicle, or riding or leading a horse. Insurers* representatives informed the committee that their analysis of 20,222 claims showed that in 4529 cases, or 22.4 per cent., no payment was made. The committee thought that it had reason to 'believe that in many of the cases where compensa- tion was paid it was inadequate. CASE FOR- DAMAGES. The committee decided that good reason had been shown for a further departure from the general principles of the law of negligence. It said: "From the point of view of the pedestrian it seems to the committee that the roads of this coun...
INQUEST AT GOONDIWINDI. GOONDIWINDI, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
INQUEST AT GOONDIWINDI. GOONDIWINDI, August 29. At an Inquest into the death of Eric John Lowe (28), whose body was recov- ered from tho Mcintyre River, on August 8, the Coroner (Mr. R. H. Allen) found that deceased met his death as a result of his own act, while Bullering great mental distress. The mother of deceased, resides at Harcourt Street, New Farm, Bris- bane. The police stated that Lowe under- went a major operation for ear trouble some years ago, and witnesses stated he frequently complained of intense pain as a result of ear troubla. '
TO BE ABANDONED. N.S.W. ENDOWMENT TAX. SYDNEY, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 30 August 1933
TO BE ABANDONED. N.S.W. ENDOWMENT TAX. SYDNEY, August 29. The censure motion on the Govern- ment, launched by the leader of the Opposition (Mr J. T. Lang) m the Legislative Assembly to-day, which was based on the Govern- ment's adminis- tration of food relief, was de- feated by 53 votes to 24. In the" course of his reply the Premier (Mr. B S. Stevens) said that the Govern Mr. B. s. B. Stevens. ment contemplated abandoning the Family Endowment Tax, which was a heavy buiden on industiy, and meet- ing that obligation fiom general revenue.