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TORRENTIAL RAINS IN QUEENSLAND 10 Inches in 24 Hours INNISFAIL, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
TORRENTIAL RAINS IN QUEENSLAND . 10 Inches in 2^ Hours ?????--.? ?'-', TNKISFAIL, Friday. Torrential rain fell. Jast nigbt; and ogam this morning. 'The fall for 24- hpurs ot the Tnnisfail Post Office was 10 -in. 63 nftintW. '. ' *^ . ' iV-,'- ~*' ? .??'?- ? Some portions of the, Jonnstone district co-day are -under water/ and all the train services, on 'the; 2-Jf line UhMourilyan; also to Mourilyan Harbour, and on the Nerada' line, ' have been ' cancelled.' 'The south branch of1 the Johnstone River at Innisfafl has risen considera bly, and all sorts of debris is coming down. , -.?'.'. '?'-.'. ... ' The whole district from end to end has been thoroughly soaked, and there is every appearance cf more. :' ,' ? MAIL SERVICES INTERRUPTED; CABDWiU-; Friday. Incessant rain has fallen since 5 p.m. yt-sterday, the registration to 9 a.m. to-day tang 317 points. The Tully BJver^is 18 in. over the rails, and the Herbert River is lapping the rails. Both rivers are rising. : The northern mail c-me...
"CAPABLE PLATFORM MAN" Adelaide Opinion of Brig. Slattery [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
'CAPABLE PUTFORM r -:MAN' . ?. Adelaide Opinion of Brig. ???-?? -? Slaiieiy '.'Brig. Slattery when in Adelaide, was regarded as a canable ' platform man.' saw ? ine South Australian Commandant (Brig. Gen. W. D. Mc Ltirc) last night. The commandant sadi lie had been ad vised of the action that had been taken.; but .he could not disclose any de tails. Brig. Slattery had been about 28 years in the service of the ? army, including nvc years in Melbourne. About' 15 yearn ago he had been in Adelaide fpr about 12 mmithn in charge of the 'Adelaide Congress II.ill Corps. ' . .* Brii.-GMi.Mel.Brt. Brii.-GMi.Mel.Brt.
I HAVE LOVED THE ARMY" Aged General Shocked at News LONDON, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
'I HAVE LOVED THE ARMY' Aged General Shocked at '?''?'???'?' ;Hewii'..'-'.. LONDON, January 3. It Is. offielally announced that Gen. Bramwell Booth bu been In formed of th» convening of the High' Council to consider , the leadership of the Salvation Army. An' official at .headquarters points, out that the General's doctors considered their . patient had made sufficient progress to prevent any risk of shock. The news was conveyed to him by his wife and daughter, and the General's first thought was for the Salvation Army. 'I have loved the army, and have done my best for our people,' he said, sadly. After sonio questions and a little reflection, he added, 'Whatever others -may think , about the government of the army, they must feel that this is rather rough on me.' The official adds that the news came as a great shock to Gen. Booth, who spent a somewhat restless night, although hi* general 'condition' remains hopeful. Eminent counsel will 'represent pen. Booth at the High Council, an...
OWNERSHIP OF BOOTLEGGER BRISBANE. Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
OWNERSHIP OF 6OOTLEGGER ?RRTSBANE. Friday. ' The . disputed ownership . of .-. Bootlegger 13 to result in a civil action, and writs were issued out .pf- the Supreme Coiir ♦iwW on lwhnlf of '? William Stewart fceeney against -vauer oowpu muiu KeeWe and Ethel Keeble (his' wife),an( Mrs Snell, claiming a declaration .that plaintiff Is the owner of the racehorse Bootlegger; .that the .taking and removal by the defendants, or bf their authority, 0i the said.liorse from the plaintiff's pre mises at Dcagon on January 2, 1929, .was wrongful and illegal; an. order for delivery up by the' defendants and each of them of the said, racehorse; and £500 damages for trespass, and £1,000.- damages for wrongful conversion of the -said racehorse by the defendants, and such other. or fur ther relief in the premises as the Court may seem' meet; an interim injunction being asked for. ??'....,
MINISTER'S SYMPATHY Speaks From Experience [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
MINISTER'S SYMPATHY Soeaks From Exoerience The Minister of Agriculture (Hon. J,. Cowan) stated yesterday that he deeply regretted' the loss caused bv the fires in the Mount 'Pleasant and' Kanrarilla'\ dis tricts, On. behalf of the Government he desired to express sympathy with the landowners concerned, and. appreciation to the firefighters who, in most adverse con ditions, had rendered magnificent service. 'As a landowner,' continued '- Me.' Cowan, 'I know with what, anxiety .'far mers and graziers view the possibility of fire at this season of the year, and I urge the greatest care and precaution possible en the part of travellers and others dur ing the next two or three months.'
Don't! [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
?Dofftf* A danger notice issued' by the ..Government; -has been freely circu lated. It reads as follows:— DON'T smoks near hav«tanir« or in dry grass. DON'T throw . away lighted matches. DONT drop lighted cigar or * cigarette ends. DON'T- light fires in the open ' on windy days. DON'T boil the billy without' first clearing at Jeasf 10 ? . . ?-? t ft all round. flreplact. ' DON'T leave any fire until. yon - ,-' '?'?:? ? are quits sure It Is ex-' . .. .? .-.?', ? tjngulshed; -Use water '.'' .; '??'.. '.'??for this- purpose. DON'T .fail to clear wide fire ; ~ ?'. .?/'. . breaks around houses', ; .' ....';?? v. sheds, arid stacks; and DON'T forget that lain year '? . people were burned to ? , . death In the Victorian . ' bushflres.' .. v -
COUNTRY SHOPPERS Participation in Bargains Myer Emporium Scheme [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
COUNTRY SHOPPERS Participation in Bargains Myer Emporium Scheme Where^is the woman. who does not deafly lovi a bargain sale?. Often the country dweller envies .her dty-cousln the greater oppor tunities^ afforded her. ;. -Complaint :. has. been- made, at various ^times by. country residents 'that, they hav& little opportunity of. participating in: bar gain sales':; '-rBy' th'e T'time 'they ' ;Tjave availed themselves of the mail-order ser vice, they contend, the best of the bar gains have been secured by city shoppers. To provide greater opportunities for country customers, - Myer ?Emporium (South Australia), Limited, has embarked upon a scheme, which has operated suc cessfully in the United States, but which, it is understood, has not yet been tried in Australia. . With the co-operation ot the South Australian Railways, a spe cial excursion period has been arranged. From January 10 to January 22 people living -north of ? -'Virginia, Gawler, and. ?forth -Gawlcr, and. those re...
FELT HATTERS Alleged Breaches of Award MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
FELT HATTERS Uleged Breaches of Award - .- : . v MELBOURNE, Friday. lion Court to-day, dismissed three sum monses issued by -the Federated Felt Hat ins Employes' Union ot Australasia jimited, calling upon the respondents to tow cause why penalties should not bo rnposed for breaches of an award. The union alleged a breach by rcspon lent in that tbe company had failed to jay under clause 21. wages equal to £2 10/ b week for four weeks ending Novem )er 18, 1928. Chief Judge Dethridge said that the imount was not paid in any of the tlireo :»«€», but the company contended that there' had been no breach of tbe award, because clause 21 bad so applied as to izonerate the employer from paying th» imount. Clause 21 provided, in effect, Jiat trimmers and binders for whom tTie iward prescribed a piecework rate, should. i they earned on piecework less than f-S 10/ a week, be paid sufficient to make the nrageg^up to that amount. It had been regarded as desirable, and iad become customary among em...
LOSS OF THE KETCH MERLE [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
LOSS OF THE KETCH MERLE On Friday morning, P.C. T.' E. Hen ichke, of . Birkenhead, presented a -report o Mr. G. W. Halcombe, 83f., concerning he loss of the ketch Merle by fire. The fetch wan totally destroyed near the en ranee to Broad Creek, off the Port River, luring Wednesday evening, owing .to a mall auxiliary engine back-firing. Acting is Coroner for tbe district where the mis iap occurred, Mr. Halcombe decided that an inquest was unnecessary. . -
TRADES AND LABOUR HOTEL, CLUB, AND RESTAURANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
TRADES AND LABOUR I0TEL, CLUB, ^ID ? BESTAURANT. . The annual meeting* of the Hotel, Cluh, md Ee*tanrant Employes' ' Union w«» leld at the Trades Hall on Thursday. Mr. i. A. Hooidna nreiided. ' OfBcen pfort«l. yrrenaent, iirs. a. iiadlord: vicepre rident, Mr. M. Parker; committee,- Mrs. E. M. Jewell^ . Misses A. Madden, A. lenschke, and A; Reynolds, Mesgra. N. Dunn and L. Hocking. 'Nominations for lecretary were deceived from Messrg. H. Baldock (who has been secretary for seve ral years) and If. Dunn (organizer). - .BUILDERS1 LABOURERS. ? ^' Mattert arising out of the last Federal conference will be discussed at a meeting it the Builders' Labourers' Federation on Wednesday Bight. The meeting will a-lso lect ttelegates to' the State conference to -e held on Thursday.' Among the sub jects for discussion at that conference are, proposals for closer co-operation among the unions connected with the building ndustry. ? ?'
METAL PRICES MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
METAL PMCE3 MELBOURNE. FridiT. Following are tbe offlcial London metal quota ions (middle prices) on January 8, received by ableirram from the London Metal Exchange: — :-mper, itandard, «j»t, £74 6/S ton; three nonths. £73 3/9; electrolytic, £78 £/, £78 15/ rfre bars, £78 15/. Lead.— Soft, foreign, spot. 122 6/3, forward £22 18/9; spelter, spot £2 C 1/9.- forward £26 8/9. Tin. — Standard, ipot 222 2/6; three monthi, £222 12/6. Silver.— itandard. spot 2/2 5-16 oz., forward 2/2|; fine, pot 2/-l, forward S/4J. .American clectrr. vtic coDDer. 16.75 cents. D-. ?
POLICE CAMP AT PORT ADELAIDE [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
POLICE CAMP AT PORT ADELAIDE On Friday afternoon, the' Commissioner Df Police (Brig.-Gen. R. L. Leane) in spected the recruits and camp at the police depot, in the grounds of the old recruits to the foot police were going through strenuous drill, -with rifles ana bayonets, and 16 mounted recruit* through riding exercises. Forty sleeping.' tents, , mostly containing two beds, and a.mesi tent are now erected in the grounds, and are preferrable to the' dusty, old mill sheds, under which the horses are now ntiihled. ?.'-?'.-
KELLOGG PACT Another Senate Opponent Strictures on British Reservation WASHINGTON. January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
KELiflffi:;^ Another Senate Opponent ? :^ y .'?''.? Strictures on British Reser vation! \ - . WASHINGTON. .Tanuarv3. waea congress reconvened.- to-aay alter the holidays, the small group opposing the Kellogg Treaty gained -another convert. Senator Blaine, of Wisconsin, introduced a resolution proposing to eliminate the un official reservation of the right to protect her colonies which Great Britain set forth 'in her Note to the United States before the treaty was signed. The Blaine. resolution proposed, to state for Senate opinion that the British Note was. not .an official reservation. . It was tabled along with the Moses-Reed resolu tion, proposing .to protect traditional American foreign policies from any inter pretations by the treaty. .. Senator Blaine made a short statemrat, in which he alleged that Britain's effort to state a policy of national' defence to ward' her colonies -was nothing more than an effort to restate Article X. of the League Covenant. - 'If America adheres t...