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Pluckrose—Morley. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
Pluckrose-Morley. In a setting of pink roses and sweet peas, with brass bowls of arum lilies and camellias (the work of the mem- bers of the Ladies' Guild), the mar- riage of Mr. Henry Osborn Pluckrose (elder son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Pluck- rose, of Taringa) and Miss Dorothy May Morley (only daughter of the late Mr. H. S. Morley and of Mrs. Morley, of Oxley) was solemnised on Saturday afternoon by the Rev. F. Leckenby in the Oxley Methodist Church. The bride who is a graduate of the Queensland University, was given away by her brother, Mr. Graham Morley. Her gown of magnolia satin I was closely moulded to the figure, and featured a yoke of Chantilly lace. Her veil of Brussels lace (lent by Mrs. A. M'Dougall, of Veresdale), was ar- ranged with orange blossom at the sides. She added a necklet of cut crystal, and carried a sheaf of arum lilies. Misses Dorothy Pluckrose (sister of the bridegroom) and Joan Patterson were the bridesmaids. Their frocks of bud-pink angelskin lace had velvet c...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
ENTERTAINMENTS. TIVULI NOW SHOWING, CONSTANCE BENNETT, In "ROCKABYE" -A Symphony of Life. DOROTHY BOYD In "CALLED BACK.' "BYGONES," Musical Featurette. "STRANGE AS IT MAY SEEM." Gazettes, etc. FRIDAY "PARACHUTE JUMPER"' & "WARRIOR'S HUSBAND." JACK MILNE TO JUMP FROM TOP TOWER, 4CIG, STATE INSURANCE BUILDING, George Street, THURSDAY MORNING, at 10.30, TO HERALD "PARACHUTE JUMPER' -Tivoli, Friday Next. Enjoy Dancing To the wonderful music of "Blllo" Smith's Famous Trocadero Orches- tra, with two pianos. Cè> TUESDAY NIGHTS: Old Time Dancing, | & Parma Waltz Championship. £100 In prizes WEDNESDAY NIGHTS. Brisbane Movie Club Night and Aust. Amateur Dancing Chomplonshlp. SATURDAY NIGHTS. Gala Dancing at Popular Prices. THIS THURSDAY NIGHT, All Hallows' Bal!. THIS FRIDAY NIGHT, Queens- land Aero Club Ball. Sept. 7th, Nundah Corpus Christi Church Ball. Sept. 22nd, Wool Ball. The Atmospherio DANSANT ''Brisbane's Premier Dance Palais,"
CAMPAIGN IN SAAR. Hitler's Plans. FRENCH WATCHING CLOSELY. (Australian Press Association.) PARIS, August 26. France is watching closely two monster Nazi demonstrations at Bingen and Niederwald, as they are regarded as Herr Hitler's first public move in a campaign to win back the Saar Basin for Germany at the plebiscite in 1935. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
CAMPAIGN IN SAAR. Hitler's Plans. FRENCH WATCHING CLOSELY. (Australian Press Association.) PARIS, August 26. France is watching closely two monster Nazi demonstrations at Bingen and Niederwald, as they are regarded as Herr Hitler's first public move in a campaign to win back the Saar Basin for Germany at the plebiscite In 1935. The French newspapers declare that a vast organisation has been estab- | lished to attract the inhabitants to ceremonies designed to symbolise the Saar's return to the bosom of Ger- mania, a gigantic statue of which stands on a hill in Niederwald. Sixty special trains and 2000 motor coaches, partly subsidised from Nazi secret funds, are conveying the inhabitants of Saarbrücken to the celebrations. Swastika badges, which are being sold at two francs apiece, are being worn I by 10,000 Nazi members in the Saar, i and their example is being largely fol- lowed. i The French allege that Nazi terror- ism has already been begun in the Saar. [According to the Treaty o...
NEW MATERIALS. Display at T. C. Beirne's. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
NEW MATERIALS. Display at T. C. Beirne's. On page 21 appears a large advertise- ment by T. O. Beirne (Pty.), Ltd., an- nouncing the arrival of the new season's frocking materials. These comprise beau- tiful quality pure silks, and art silks In all the newest designs and colourings, also a bewildering variety of the ever-popular cotton fabrics, which are obtainable In a big assortment of floral and fancy effects, and exquisite colour-blendlngs. These beautiful materials are displayed In the silks and dress goods section on the first floor, and are marked at T. C. Beirne's noted low prices. Those who wish to secure materials of the best design and texture will no doubt make an early visit to Beirne's.
TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
TOOWOOMBA. Miss Keene Cullen will return to-day from a visit to Brisbane. Mrs. Wyngate Fysh (Pampas) left cn Saturday to visit Mr. and Mrs. George Graham at Esk. Misses Joyce Godsall and Betty Wilson have returned from Tara. Miss Wilson Is now staying with Mrs. T. M'Dougall. Mrs. H. Gordon will leave next Monday on a visit to Southport, and will stay at Chelmsford. Miss M. Bremner left on Saturday on a visit to Sydney. Miss Jean M'Dougall, who has been stay- ing at Ruwala, Southport, will return to-day. Mrs. Roy Pearson has returned from a visit to Brisbane. Miss E. Lethbridge will leave next Satur doy to spend several weeks at Southport. To say good-bye to Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay Shannon, who left yesterday for Sytincy, Mr. and Mrs, R. K. Nunn- entertained a number of guests at a bridge party at the Union Bank on Saturday evening. The drawing-room was 'arranged with bowls of- shaded pink- sweet peas. In aid of church funds, the members of St. .Luke's Women's Guild, of whbh Mrs. R. War...
Lamb—Bunting. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
Lamb-Bunting. AU Saints' Church Wickham Tei race, was chosen for the wedding of Mr Frederick Arthur Douglas Lamb (only son of Mr. and Mrs A. Lamb, Holland Park) and Miss Ula Bunt- ing (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs P R Bunting, Newmarket),which was solemnised by the Rev A G Thomp- son, on August 26 The bride, who was given away by her father wore a frock of white taffetas with a shirrpd sash forming a bustle bow. Her tulle veil was lent by Mrs W. L Whit church and she carried white sweet peas and azaleas The Misses M Hann and I Thomas, in daffodil coloured satin frocks with tulle veils attended as biidesmaids, and little Miss Joan Marchant, as flower girl woie orange satin in Early Victorian mode They carried marigolds, jonquils and daffodils Mr. R Bunting was best man, and Mr D Hann was grooms- man At the Golden Glow cafe, where the wedding breakfast took place the bride s mother received the guests wearing air force blue f lamisol, I relieved with lemon with a hat to tone Her bou...
AMBULANCE [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
AMBULANCE r The second Ambulance dance, under the auspices of the South Brisbane Ambulance Committee, was held on Saturday In the Newtown Palais, Stanley Street, Newtown. Last year the sum of £63 was handed to the Ambulance on account of the first dance. This year, although the total is not complete, the amount will be con- siderably higher. A presentation was made to Mr. A. J. Carter (chairman) and Mrs. Carter by the management of the Newtown Palais, in recognition of Mr. Carter's services to the Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade. There were about 500 persons present, some enjoying bridge at tables set at one side of the ballroom, which was decorated with multi- coloured streamers. The committee re- sponsible for the entertainment included Messrs. D. O'Hagan (secretary), A. J. Carter (chairman), Mr. and Mrs. G. Mul- hall, Mrs. T. Chester, Misses E. Shaw, E. Monaghan, G. Anderson, P. Douyere, L. Shelld, and M. Forrest, Messrs. M. J. Fogarty, S, Gilbert, A. Nicholls, and L. W Lu...
FOR CRECHE FUNDS. McWhirters' Shopping Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
FOR CRECHE FUNDS. McWhirters' Shopping Day. In view of the urgent need for funds for the Creche and Kindergarten As- sociation, which is carrying on valuaDle work, a deputation from the association visitçd the management of M'Whirters, Ltd., who sympathetically and gener- ously decided to arrange an event, which is claimed to be different irom anything yet held. The event is a "Shopping Day," on which, by special arrangement, M'Whirters' will donate to the association a liberal portion of j the proceeds of all the cash salea made at their emporium. Valley Corner, on Wednesday, August 30. It it stated that great bargains will be offered in all departments for spot cash. Special displays by the various metropolitan kindergartens should prove an added attraction, and members from the Kin- dergarten staffs will be in attendance . as floor superintendents. The aim of both the association and M'Whirters' is to make the day a record in shop- ping days, and one that will be long remembered....
M'KIMMINS, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
M'KIMMINS, LTD. The report of M'Kimmins Sundae Shops, Ltd., for the year to June 30, shows that depreciation on fixed assets to the amount of £1383 has been writ- ten off. After providing £1150 for taxation to June 30, the net profit was £3163, including £399 profit from sale of Brisbane City Council gold dollar bonds, The actual net profit on trad- ing was £2764, slightly less than last year, and due to increases amounting to £431 in land taxes, and local authority rates. Both tuinover and gross profit showed increases. The credit balance in profit and loss ac- count is £4619, for which £718 is taken to reduction of preliminary expenses, originally standing at £3617, and were last year reduced to £2873. During the year £5000 was paid to the vendors of i the property. "These payments," the report continues, "have absorbed most of the available cash surplus, and therefore it is with regret that the directors announce that they cannot yet recommend the payment of a divi- dend. . . . T...
HAUGHTON SUGAR CO. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
HAUGHTON SUGAR CO. The Haughton Sugar Company (Giru) for the year to May 31 last reports a net profit of £18,777, after writing off certain obsolete machinery, and providing for depreciation amount- ¡ ing to £11,154, The amount, when car- ried forward to the profit and loss! appropriation account, makes the total to credit of that account £23,954, ap- propriation being recommended thus: To income tax reserve to meet taxes paid within the last year in excess of the amount reserved £3635; income tax reserve to meet taxation on the profits of the year £7250; contingent liability reserve £92'61; and carry for- ward £3807. From the contingent liability reserve dividends are recom- mended for the three years, 1928, 1929, and 1930 on "A" and "B" preference shares, taking £9934. The capital was reduced from £150,000 to £142,674 by the cancellation of 7326 ordinary shares of £1, such cancellation and reduction to be effected by accepting from 92 mem- bers of the company holding 16,027 partly...
JOHN HICKS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
JOHN HICKS AND CO. Net profit of £1401 was earned by | John Hicks and Company, Limited, for the year ended June 30 last. Expenses. show a slight increase over last year, due to the establishment of a branch at Murwillumbah. The directors re- port that trading for the year has, shown a steady improvement. During the year, shareholders agreed by re-| solution to the cancellation of accumu- lated dividends on preference shares up to September, 1933, and the reduction, of the rate of dividend from 7 per cent. ' to 6 per cent. The shareholders also agreed by resolution to reduce the capital of the ordinary shares from £1 to 157 per share. The resolutions were approved by the Supreme Court, and the capital of the company is now £82,500, divided into 70,000 ordinary shares of 15/ each, and 30,000 prefer- ence shares of £1 each. Principal balance-sheet items com- pare as follows: Year ended June 30. 1032. 1933. £ £ , Liabilities:- ' Nominal capital. 100,000 82,500 First mortgage and do- , b...
CARROLL MUSGROVE THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
CARROLL MUSGROVE THEATRES. Carroll Musgrove Theatres Ltd., which owns the Prince edward Theatre, reports a profit for the year t ended June 30 of £3844 after placing £2500 to depreciation reserve. Includ- ing interim distribution, dividend is paid on participating preference shares at the rate of 5 per cent., absorbing £4000. The amount of £407 brought forward is reduced to £251, which is carried forward. The deferred shores, .which are almost wholly held by the ¡directors, do not participate in the profits. Tlio directors report that for the first half of the year a loss was recorded on the weekly theatre trad- ing statements. Prom this point on until the end of the financial year both the quality of the films and the general conditions steadily improved, and as a result the loss was wiped out and the profit recorded in the profit and loss account established. Since the closing of the financial year trad- ing at the theatre has been very satis- factory, and a supply of good films J...
EAST AFRICAN COFFEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
EAST AFRICAN COFFEE. In the year ended August 31, 1932, East African Coffee Plantations, Ltd., showed a net loss of £3455 compared with a loss of £614 for the previous year and the debit at profit and loss is £3488. At an extraordinary meeting of the company proposals will be sub- mitted to shareholders that the capi- tal of the company be reduced from £500,000, in 500,000 shares of £1 each, to £250,000, in 500,000 shares of 10/ each. This reduction is to be effected by cancelling capital which has been lost or is not represented by avail- able assets to the extent of 10/ a share on the 150,000 issued shares. The yield of coffee for the year was 28.35 tons, the small production being largely re- sponsible for the loss for the term.
WORLD'S RUBBER POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
WORLD'S RUBBER POSITION. Commenting on the improvement in the world's rubbei position, Mr G B Whyte, chaiiman of dnectois of Stand- ard Rubber Co of Selangoi, Ltd , told shareholder at the annual meeting of the company in Sydney that con- sumption dming June, 1933, was the highest since 1929 At one time, he said, world stocks weie mci easing at the late of 500 tons a working day, equal to 150,000 tons a yeal During tho last yeai there had been no in- crease in stocks and consumption had inoieased in the United States It was estimated that consumption duiing July, 1933, was 50,000 tons compaied with 28,270 tons in July, 1932 Recent incieases in price had been caused by this increased consumption in Ameiiea, coupled with îepoits from London thai the Dutch were likely to join in a re- section scheme If the Dutch did join in aécheme to restiict production, and if Ameiiea continued to absorb increas- ed amounts, the lubber mdustiy could look iorwaid to bettei times On the oihei hand, sai...
BUCKLEY AND NUNN, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
BUCKLEY AND NUNN, LTD. A statement which was presented to an extraordinary meeting of share- holders of Buckley and Nunn Ltd. (a Melbourne drapery firm), by the managing director (Mr. Felix Lloyd) showed that net profits earned by the company for the year ended July 24 amounted to £30,532, compared with £18,506, earned in the preceding year Preference dividends of 7 per cent, re- quire £10,500, and an ordinary divi- dend of 6 per cent, is declared. Last year no ordinary dividend was paid. An interim ordinary dividend of 21 per cent, was paid in January, and a linal payment of 3i per cent, was made to shareholders yesterday. The ordinary dividend required £19,442, and itotal distribution for the year was £590 less than net profits, which increased the amount of undivided profits to be carried forward to £8595. Mr. Lloyd mentioned that trade had boen well maintained despite the' alterations to premises, which had become necessary. The major alterations would be com- pleted by Septembe...
MELBOURNE BOARD OF WORKS LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
MELBOURNE BOARD OP WORKS LOAN. Sanction has been given by the Mel- bourne Board of Works to a recom- mendation by the finance committee for the conversion of two loans aggre- gating £950,000, which mature on Oc- tober l. The loans are loan K, of £350,000, which was floated in 1900, and bears interest of 3J per cent., and loan No. 62, of £600,000, bearing interest of 5J per cent., reduced to 5 per cent, under the Financial Emergency Act. Applications will be invited for de- bentures or Inscribed stock in the new loan, No. 106, conversion and cash, at 31 per cent., at par, for 10 or 16 years.
PLAYED ITS PART. Redcliffe and Relief. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
PLAYED ITS PART. Redcliffe and Relief. Discussing the statement by the works executive of the Brisbane City . Council (Alderman E. Lanham) that "Brisbane is carrying the relief scheme for Queensland," Alderman J. B. Dunn, chairman of the works committee of the Redcliffe Town Council, said it was quite probable that the Redcliffe figures of 140 such workers to a popu- lation of approximately 2500, compared more than favourably with the Bris I bane figures on the same basis. Alder- man Dunn considered that not more than 50 of the Redcliffe relief workers were bona fide local residents. In Brisbane there was a drop in the expenditure of £714,680 in 1928 to £245, 890 in 1932 equal io a decrease of 65 per cent. In Redcliffe for the same , period, said Alderman Dunn, there was a rise of 35 per cent., indicating that not only had this small municipality done its full share in the relief of un- ' employment, but it had definitely not contributed to unemployment. Every man who was employed b...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
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IN 7 MINUTES. Peer's Yacht Sinks. ALL ABOARD SAVED. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
IN 7 MINUTES. Peer's Yacht Sinks. ALL ABOARD SAVED. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 26. Lord Moyne's twin-screw yacht Rous salka, during a fog, struck Strathlin Rock, off the coast of Galway, ond sank in seven minutes. The 23 persons aboard, consisting of Lord Moyne and his guests and l8 members of the crew, landed safely in the yacht's boats. [The first Baron Moyne, formerly Mr. Walter Edward Guinness, was Fin- ancial ' Secretary to the Treasury in 1923-24, and again in the succeeding year, and was Minister for Agrlcul- J ture and Fisheries from November. 1924, to June, 1929.]