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Our Miscellany. UP-TO-DATE STORIES FOR LOCAL READERS. In Quest of the Bauble. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
UP-TO-DATE STORIES FftB LUCAL READERS. in Quest of the Bauble. , They sat upon a crag overlooking the bay, which shimmered like an iridescent wool ot silver in the.light of the mid-summer moon. Among the white sands below, thewatan 'murmured in a subdued monotone. From out the illinittable space between sky and sea, the eerie cry ot n lonely gull came as faintly KS thc echo ot a thought. "No," she said, at the end of a long silence between them, " Tt will not promiso ' to marry you." She leaned back against the great bowlder and gazed intently at the moon. " - Why ?" he asked, irj, rather a hopelesi tone of voice, as he nervously fumbled with Iris match case. " You do not doubt my lovo for you, surely ? " ' " It is not that," she answered dreamily. .? I believe you do love me. But what are you -what have you done in this world ? " " What am I ?" he repented " Why-I am mi honest man who loves yon a great deal more than is good for bis peace of mind. I am -- " " Oh, that's tho way you...
TERRIBLE RAILWAY FATALITY. BUNDABERG, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
TERRIBLE RAILWAY FATALITY. BUNDABERG, Friday. A tesnbl« fatal äcciueiit occurred on thc Mount Perry railway at OaK rt-uod last night. . : Two men named J. C. Corday and Daniel Dowling, who were, wulsing .rom Bingera, whore íhey worked uurmg the .'silgar season» lay down on the linc to steep. A special train from Mount Perry ¿Jasscd the spot at midnight. . Cor- day, who was lying across the linc, was cut to pieces. Portions of the bcdy were scattered for yards along the track. Dow.ing escaped with slight injuries to ' his legs. Corduy was a native af Gympie. -
A PRACTICAL SOCIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
f 'iX FlUCTlCAL SOCJUVWST. ' " -S h' those du j s ci shuins and coun ittieits, it is gratifying now. und ugsm to conic across what may bc . tvriaed in colonial lingo tho "cleau * putito" or; thc "real) Mackay." Thus, whin we lncet a real live Socialist we are compelled to »admire him. Canns possesses such a, prodigy. His avocation keeps him abroad at hours whtn .thc community, except thc morning newspaper portion thereof, art wrapped in slumber. He varies the-monotony of the witching hour of night by dropping in, uninvited, to the newspaper composing room. He bus been known, when nobody was'-Icoking, to pick up odd scraps ?oft'-'copy" and ut tempt to read them. Likewise it is on record that, on similar occasions, he helped himself j '?'r*' to tho midnight coffee of the staff. ./T^tobably he would also commandeer ? a share of their "crib'.' ii he could ' only disco\er whore it was placed for sufe-kwjVmg- Tc finish up, this dis clplo of Carl ilurx meunders medi- tatively to the foldin...
DISTRICT EXHIBIT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
DI ST1UCT EXHIBIT. li ia understood that thc Kamerun- ga State Nursery people, arc prepar- ing a comprehensive exhibit of thc va- rious- tropical fruits and products, of thatvploce to send to the Franco^ British Exhibition. Such an exhibit, should servo as an. excellent, adyprtise* ment of tho fertility and power of - production of North Queensland soil, and »with the addition of a proposed -.*- further exhibit fromithe Cairns Cham ber bf Commerce, should form a col "'lection ? j worthy of any. ^exhibition i either at home or abroad: - i
Cricket. THE FIRST TEST MATCH. ENGLAND V. AUSTRALIA. (By Telegraph.) SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
Cricket. THK .FJLltST TEST MATCH. ENGLAND V. AUSTRALIA. (By Telegraph.) SYDNEY, Friday. Thc first test maten between Ji.ng lund and. Australia commenced on the Sydney Cricket Ground to-day. The weather was linc and -there was a large attendance in the forenoon which increased as thc day wore on. Tho 13ngl Hhmwi v/uivrt-Wi*. totm ,n**(l> tlo cidod to bat. At thc lunch adjourn- ment" they had lost 3 wickets for 106 runs. On íesuming runs came slcwly 'and four moro wickets fell before the af- ternoon tea adjournment when tho score stood at 222 for - 7 wickets. Later on two moro wickets fell, 9 for 270. The innings eventually concluded for 273. The Australians in their first-innings had one wicket down for 50 when the stumps wctc drawn for Ute day; - Following are thc scores: ENGLAND-1st Innings. Fane, c Trumper, b Cotter 2 Young, c Carter, b Cotter . 13 Hutchings,, c and b Armstrong ... 42 Gunn, c Hazlitt, b Cotter .119 Bruund, b Cotter.. 30 Rhodes, run out.1 Hardstaff, b Armstrong ...
EXHIBITION OF AUSTRALIAN FAUNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
EXHIBITION OF AUSTRALIAN " FAUNA. Some time ago a communication was receidcd by the New South Wales Government from Dr. , Chalmers Mit- chell, secretary to the London Zoolo- gical ?; Society; announcing that, ow- ing itc^.. tho, great -interest taUsTt i¿ the cuilfcction &lt; or/indian animals' ' * cxlvibl tecl- in Londgh last year, it, was' pro- posed;!; '?'tb^hbíd'&-'álmUár.^',>^blUoiM /romtime;tö time representativo of 'the? fauna. ? of the different, jiortions of the British Empire. Arrangements arc now in progress for the exhibi- tion early next year-the date of the Franeo-Uritish Exposition, of a col- lection to illustrate the fauna of Australia and New Zealand; and the society hos invoked the assistance ol" the Government of this State in get- ting together a~ representative collec- tion of nnimals-ihirds, mammals, and reptiles) native to the State. The New South Wales Zoological Society Tías consented- to make provision for the conveyance to Sydney, recepti...
LICENSED VICTUALLERS. SECRETARY TO VISIT THE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
LICENSED .VICTUALLERS. SECRETARY TO VISIT THE , NORTH. Thc committee of tho Licensed Vic- tuallers' Association mot at .their ollice in Brisbane last week when there was a good attendance, 'rMr. Huddle, vice-fjresideijt was voted to the chair. * Tho secretary"s monthly report,' together with reports from sub-com- mittees respecting interviews with tho late Home Secretary^ in reference to an application for a wholesale license ut Fossilbrook, and an inter- view with the Commissioner of Fol ice relative to certain complaints from Charters Towers, upon which a report wus received from tho Com- missioner, and alleged sly-grog sell- ing at some of thc Northern districts was received and approved. Tho con- sideration of a request from grocers holding a wholesale license was fur- ther adjourned until the next month- ly meeting. A resolution in connec- tion with deferred discount certifi- cates wus carried, and a > sub-commit- tee appointed to deal with some. lt was also decided, on a re...
The State Elections. Latest Developments. MR. THYNNE SPEAKS. THE UPPER HOUSE. BRISBANE Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
The State Elections. Latest Developments.:; MK. THYNNE SPEAKS. ; THE UPPER, HOUSE. BRISBANE Friday., At thc annual dinner ot tue insti- tuto oí Accountants last night thc Hon, A. J» Thynne, M~L¿C, deliycr [a. forcible speech on the circumstan- ces leading up to thc dissolution of i arliament. One bi the crimes, he ¿aid, with wh ch .the Council .vas charged was that they had not s-iven -their immediate approval ' to the proposition which would deprive the women oí the State oi thc priv- ilege oí ¿recording their votes in ac- cordance with their views as they nud done ia thc past. They should j ay some respect to those women who iroin physical and other reasons were unable to attend personally at thc polling -booths, liy their refusal to accept thc Wages Boards Bill they had been charged with having frus- trated the will.of thc People. His first intention, seeing" that there was a majority ot the- fanning represen- tatives supporting the Government in thc Assembly in favor of thc mea-...
The Shooting of Skelly. Cabby and Ex-Policeman. (By Telegraph). TOWNSVILLE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 14 December 1907
The Shooting of Skelly. Cabby and Ex-Policeman. (By Telegraph). TOWNSVILLE, Thursday. At the police court this morning &nbsp; Michael Mcffiee, a cabman, was char- &nbsp; ged with unlawfully wounding Thom- as Skelly, an ex-policeman. &nbsp; Sergeant Head in the course of len- ghty evidence, gave the accused's ac- count of the shooting. McKee said, '"I shot Skelly last night. I saw him &nbsp; (The defendant here described what &nbsp; he saw). I went and got a gun, and I &nbsp; put a cartridge in. When he was coming out I shot him in the legs. I could have shot him dead if I liked, but I did not want to have the dirty scoundrel's murder on me. You come with me and I'll show you where they were." The defendant pointed out a bed in the front room, .and said, "That's the bed he (meaning Skelly) was in with my wife in her bedroom. The defendant's wife was present at the time. The defendant then said, "You come outside now and I will show you ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 16 December 1907
SPRING. ! The Spring months'bring joy so far as climate is concerned: but the change affects mankind. j CORRECTION.-Dr. Rumsey's Com pound Sarsaparilla. > SUMMER Aggravates the condition, and if you have not been wise in treating I yourself in Spring,- Pimples, Boils, and Blood Disorders, appear, and it will take two bottles to do what one bottle will do in Spring. AUTUMN: If the conditions of Spring and Summer have not'been met-your case neglected-it will fare badly with you when you reach WINTER when your blood will be poor, leaving you open to attacks of Pneumonia and other Pulmonary Troubles IT IS WISE To take a few doses of RUMSEY'S SARSAPARILLA every week through- out the year. There are other Sarsaparillas in the market, but only one DR. RUMSEY'S \ lt is made from the best Red Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root by a secret process which extracts the Full medicinal virtue of this blood purifying root. . SOLE AGENTS : TAYLOR & COLLEDGE, Ltd, BRISBANE. DR. THOMPSONS > HYGEI...
MINING Cairns Stock Exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 16 December 1907
MINING Cairns Stock Exchange. Chillagoe, b S/4, s 3/8; paid b 4/4, - s 4/8 Mungana Co., b 6/2, s 6/9 O.K., b 4/5, s 4/0 Mount Molloy, b 9/3, s 9/9 Mount Elliott, s 40/ Hampden, b 8/3, s 8/6 'Chi!. Ruddygorc, s £7 ' Enilcavor Leslie, b 10/r¿ s 12/6 Vulcan, b 5/-,. s 5/10 Stannary Hills, b 1/9, s 2/ Smith's Creek, b 3/6, s 4/. Dalziell'B, b 1/10, s 2/2 Gilmore's, b 6/1, s 6/4 - Mitchell River, b 3/-, s 3/0 ? Brilliant, b 2/ Brillinnt Central, b 4/9 Brilliant Extended, b 4AL s, 5/3 Bril. St. George, s 2/6 " Carrington United, b 3/-, s 3/5 Durham Consols, b 2/8, s 3/3 East Mexicans, s 3 Od Golden Alexandra, b 2/- . ? liulamadau, s 1/ Mills' United, b 15/9, s 16/3 New Bril. Freeholds, b 2/11, s 3/2 . I Pici der's, b 4/8, s 4/11 Kuby, b 2/-, s 2/4; paid b 2/3 (Talisman, b 2Jd. Vic. & Cal. Blocks, b 4d Wallis' Day Dawn, b ld s 3d;v paid s lOd. - .' .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 16 December 1907
Opening of Christmas Novelties Suitable For Presentation Purposes, Now Complete. BURNS, PHILP & COMPANY, LTD., Are now shewing a large variety of the above goods, specially suitable for the season ;. . - of the year, and now invite inspection oi same. The following departments will also present features of special interest to purchasers * ' . . at this festive season : The BOOT Department : Replete with English, American and Continental specialities The MILLINERY Department : Displays some of the finest models produced. The CLOTHING and GENTLEMEN'S Department shows a capital range of Summer Clothing, high-class Hats, MeritellaPyjama Suits, Silk Handkerchiefs, French Neglige Shirts, Embroidered Socks, Ties, Uuderwear,.&c, &c.
ENTERTAINING AN ENEMY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 16 December 1907
ENTERTAINING AN ENEMY. Don't entertain a chronic running sore or wounds. Cure it with Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment. Prico ls Gd and 3s. Obtainable at all Chemists and Storekeepers. BY TELEPHONE.-Just call up No 124. Tell me your wants. I will get them to you in record time. Lennon, Chemist. DRYDEN'S FAMOUS EMBROCA' TION tor RHEUMATISM,: