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Commmercial. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
Commmercial. - . A .-_ 1 ---» ; u ; ? i SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Messrs Wlnchcombe Carson, Sydney^, wired on Monday as follows :-The selec- tion of wools offered as the opening of the* Sydney sales to-day were largely indiffer- ent in quality, but competition was keen and general, Yorkshire, Cintinent, Japan, and America buyers operating. The mar- ket generally ruled very strong, with val- ues showing trend in owners' favour com- pared with improved March closing rates.
BANDS COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
BANDS COMPETITION. This has been a week of band music, much of it of very high standard. Apart from the competitions and street marches there has been band music in the various parks and in the streets so Brisbane gen- erally has had a musical week. Intense public interest has been shown throughout the whole competition, and on Saturday morning when the street march competi- tion took place thousands of people wedged themselves . so tightly Into thes footpaths and street that bandsmen at times had dif- ficulty in carrying out their programmes. A great contest was that between the Bal- larat and Newcastle bands in the street march. The congestion in the street was exceedingly unfortunate because at one stage the bandsmen practically had to march io single file in the effort to get through the packed mass of spectators. It was perhaps an experience for many of the visitors to march through closely pack- ed and frequently jostling crowds, but it is reasonable to assume that in such cir...
THE SEARCH FOR A TIGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
THE SEARCH FOR A TIGER. The announcement the other day tnat an expedition had passed through Bris- bane on its way to Cooktown in North Queensland to search for a tiger that is supposed to haunt the mountains at the back of the Palmer River caused no little amusement to those who know the North. Certainly the evidence on which the ex- pedition bases its conclusions would hard- ly warrant, a conviction in a police court against the tiger. The fact, is, however, that the party has gone North, being fin- anced from Sydney, and it has the back- ing of quite a number of big scientists" who probably hope to get good specimens of the rock phytons and tree kangaroos even if they do not discover and traces of the tiger. Seeing that the expedition also in- cludes a movie-camera man the chances are that the film has something to do with the search. Whether the party ever sees its tiger is doubtful, but at all events it ought to, get some fine movie-picture views in the Palmerville ranges.
LONGREACH CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
LONGREACH CRICKET ASSOCIATION. The usual weekly meeting of the exècu ?> tive of the Longreach Cricket Association ?vvas held in Cory and Co's office on Monday night last, when there were present : Messrs S. S. Clark (chairman), J. Durkin, F. Cory, A. M. Savage. H. B. Menzies, V. Hurd, J. Jennings, R. F. Creagh. R. Heath, and the secretary (Mr. 33. H. Glasson). The secretary reported having communi- cated with, the district associations with reference to the proposal to send a Cen- tral Western team to Brisbane during Country Week. The inward correspondence included a letter from Mr. Savage, captain of Edwards Martin team, claiming a four-point win for their match versus Blues, played on Satufuay last. The letter guve the follow- ing relisons for the claim : "(1) That the captain of the Blues failed to ask permis sion to play substitutes ; (2), that he did not state for whom he was fielding the substitutes ; and (3) at a critical time he sent three men out to bat whose intention t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
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An Interesting Traveller. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
An Interesting Traveller. This week there passed through Long- reach a very interesting traveller in the person of Mr. John Jones, of Toroalto Sta- tion, King's River, Northern Territory. The journey to Longreach from this far spot occupied about six months, the actual dis- tance covered in the route being over 1400 miles. Mr. Jones has two partners in the holding-Messrs J . M'Leod and John Emanuel, and these selectors are really pioneers of this particular country, a great quantity of which is practically unexplored. Mr. Jones states that there is plenty of good unexplored country but a man needs to be a good bushman in those parts. The blacks are bad, but these selectors get on well with them, for, as Mr. Jones remarked "we let them do as they like, but with strangers they are not to.be trusted. Our nearest neighbouring white man .is 300 miles away ; and we are 800 miles from Darwin and 800 from Winton in a direct line." Provisions are obtained from Derby, Western Australia by cam...
N.S.W. LABOUR TROUBLE. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
N.S.W. LABOUR TROUBLE. SYDNEY, Friday. . The Federal A. L. P. executive last night ^ decided that it had power under the Con l~ " s'titution to intervene In the N. S. W. La \ bour dispute. Two deputations from the * two socialist factions in the State Parlla ment and also from the State executive were received by the Federal executive at the same time, and the proceedings through- out were extremely lively. The State executive and the McGirr section informed ^ the Federal executive that they would vig- orously resist any Federal intei*vention In rhe dispute. The Dooley section favoured Federal intervention and McGirr said that if the Federal exeoutive interfered, he would not hesitate to proceed to the other States and place the whole facts before the Labour people.
FEDERAL PASTORAL AWARD. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
FEDERAL PASTORAL AWARD. SYDNEY, Thursday. Recently the Australian Workers' Union approached the Graziers' Association of New South Wales, requesting the confer- ence t odeal with the Federal Pastoral award matter. The secretary of the Graz & iers' (Mr. Allen) on behalf of the Federal bodies has replied that in no circum- stances would the association or its repre- sentatives be prepared to agree with the union on a variation of the Federal Pas- toral award being made in conference, as / they considered such a step would be un / surping the powers and functions for the '^ Commonwealth Arbitration Court. í ___________
COMMERCIAL. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
COMMERCIAL. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. xThe New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., Longreach, advise re- ceipt of the following wire :-"Sydney, 9th April.-Good competition from Yorkshire and Continent at to-day's sale. Compared with March rates good wools are par to 5 per cent dearer. Wools of doubtful yield show no change. Fine comebacks par to 5 per cent dearer. Crossbreds unchanged." Messrs Dalgety and Coy., Ltd., Rock- hampton, are in receipt of the following telegram from their Sydney office :-^"Of- fered 6700 bales of wool to-day, varied se- lection including /attractive autumn shorn clips and fair proportion scoured, strong market ruled, prices advanced 5 to 7 J per cent as compared last series-good inquiry all wools excepting faulty thin merinos arid rough burry crossbreds^-demand well dis- tributed. Sold merino to 29id, scoured to 40d. No further sales until June." Winchcombe, Carson, wired from Syd- ney yesterday :-We sold 10,000 bales wool at our sale to-day, when - co...
AUSTRALIAN BEEF. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
AUSTRALIANJBEEF. MELBOURNE, Thursday. That there was no question of competi- tion between Australian and Argentine beef in English markets for the reason that Australian meat was, at best, only second class, and therefore could not be compared with South American product, was a state- ment made by Mr. Frank Houlder, dir- ector of Houlder Bros., London. Mr. Houlder is on his way to visit his company's meat- works at Bowen. He regarded the trouble as being due mainly to the fact that we had allowed our stock to deteriorate. Not more than 10 to 12 years ago the positions was reversed, but to-day there was no question but that Australian beef had become in- ferior. The Argentine breeders recognised the cause of the inferiority and remedied it by buying the best stock procurable. The present trouble, however, is not confined to the quality of the meat. One of the con- tributing causes of the inferiority was that insufficient care was taken in trucking stock on hoof, with the result that ...
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE. « BRISBANE, Thursday. Another tropical disturbance has been operating off the coast south from Rock- hampton for the last two days and has caused heavy rainfall in the coastal dis- tricts. The southern sugar districts have received bountiful falls. BRISBANE, Friday. Further good rainfalls occurred In Southern Queensland during the 24 hours ending 9 a.m. Thursday, several districts registering over 3 inches. _. , . 'v.
PROPOSED FREIGHT REDUCTION. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
f PROPOSED FREIGHT REDUCTION. ( MELBOURNE, Thursäay. "V Consideration was given by tne x eaerai Cabinet to-day to the unofficial representa- tion which has been made by overseas ship- ping companies for the reduction of certain charges in Australia. The Cabinet agreed that the necessity existed for cheap freights and the matter was of great importance in Australia, therefore the request for a re- duction of shipping charges should be fur- ther investigated.
RIVER WATER. (To the Editor "Longreach Leader"). [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
RIVER WATER. (To the Editor "Longreach Leader"). Sir,~There seems to be a necessity for inf mediate action to meet the present dif- ficulty. Now I would like to point out that some 25 years ago the borçe was put down here, when there was a population of about' 1500 people and there waa water to spare. At present there is between 4000 and 5000 people and still increasing (this does not include the moving public). Water is a necessity and must be had at any cost. To put down another bore will take some time, and the water may not be usable. Then-were are we ? It must be borne in mind that our population is still increasing and will continue to do so while there is no earth- quake. Then take into consideration the requirements of water in large quantities such as baths, ice works, and other institutions (to increase as time goes on ). Consider the state of our streets for the want of the usual water cart-in this case one thing strangles another^ In all probability the loss" on one thin...
BRITISH GOVERNMENT DEFEATED. LONDON, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
c BRITISH GOVERNMENT DEFEATED. LONDON, April 10. The . Government was defeated on a snap division in the House of Commons by 145 L votes to 138 on a motion to adjourn. The ^ ~ . ¿House rapidly filled and excitement scenes I followed, Labourites rising in their seats ,* and calling upon the Government to re- sign. A scene almost like pandemonium folowed for a few minutes. However, the House rose till Thursday, when the posi- tion will be righted by Government putting a motion that the House go into com * mittee of supply.
[?]ongreach Leader FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 1923. Local and General. Signing Political Articles. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 13 April 1923
WútiQvmdj %mbtv FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 1923. Local and General. -: o : Signing Political Articles. The responsibility for any unsigned ar- ticles which may appear in this issue is assumed by Chas. A. B. Millar, of Long- reach. Correspondents and conftributors will please note that from now on all polit- ical matters for publication must bear the signature of the writer, whilst any ad- vertising matters must be endorsed by the person authorising Hospital Committee. The Longreach Hospital Committee held a special meeting on Wednesday night last for the purpose of considering a proposal that as the show committee had decided to abandon the show, advantage be taken of the opportunity of holding a function for the benefit of the lunds of the institution. After discussion it was decided that the time was too short to prepare and there- fore it was considered better to concen- trate on the Badge Day effort. Lund Ballot. Messrs Kellett and Co., have supplied us with the following results of the ...