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VETERAN CYCLIST'S DEATH. MELBOURNE, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
VETERAN CYCLIST'S «DEATH. MELBOURNE, August 30. Without regaining consciousness, Josi-ph Miller (48), engineer, of Caulfield, und a well-known veteran amateur oyclist, died In hospital to-day from head injuries received in an accident on Sunday after- noon. Miller, with his sou, aged 15, was doing road work in preparation for the Melbourne to Bendigo race, and crashed, fracturing his skull. He was the oldest amateur rider in Victoria.
SINGLES TITLE. The Seeded Players. NEW YORK, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SINGLES TITLE. The Seeded Players. NEW YORK, August 29. H. E Vines and J. Crawford were seeded In first place In the domestic and foreign lists respectively to-day for the United States tennis champ'onshlp. Play will begin on Saturday at Forest Hills. F, X. Shields was seeded second to Vines, and F. J. Perry second to Crawford. Seeded behind Crawford and Perry, in the order 2lven. are Satoh (Japan), Lee (England). Nunol (Japan), M'Grath (Australia), Itoh (Japan). Qulst, Turnbull (Australia), and i Avory (England). '
PROFESSIONAL CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
PROFESSIONAL CRICKET. Professional cricket, which will com- mence In Brisbane at the end of Sep- tember, is to be extended to New SoutU Wales, an option having been secured over the Royal Agricultural Society's ground. The proposal in Brisbane has attracted 49 players, but only 44 are required. The payment by result schedule Is that players will receive 10/ for every six scored: 2/ for every boundary, 20 per cent, of the net results to the winning team, and 10 per cent of tile net receipts to the losing team. (Other Sporting- will be found on page IG.)
SUMMER TENNIS. SHAPING A POLICY. DELEGATES TO DETERMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SUMMER TENNIS. SHAPING A POLICY. DELEGATES TO DETERMINE. By "TOP SPIN.' Whether the Men's Metropolitan Tennis Association will confine Its actlvltlos to winter tennis as It has done since 1923, or will inaugurate a summer compettlon, will be determined by the delegates at a special meeting to be held on Septem- ber 8. During the last few months so many requests have been received from clubs asking for summer fixtures that the as- sociation felt favourably disposed towarcu the Idea. The decision of the Suburban and Summer Associations, however, io re- strict their activities to one season, win- ter and summer respectively, has altered the position materially, and It has been left to the delegates to shape the policy oí the association, after hearing the case for the Summer Association, a represen- tative of which will be Invited to attend and address the meeting. PIONEERS OF SUMMER FIXTURES. It was actually the Men's Metropolitan Association which pioneered summer ten- nis. At a meet...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
/? Swear /), y DOUBLE D \EUCALYPTiif/ 9° IS PIKE BROTHERS CONTINUES TO ATTRACT MEN WITH ITS GREAT BARGAINS. Here are a few items taken typical values in TOURIST 6/6 TOURIST 4/6 STRIPED . 8/© ENGLISH POPLIN SHIRTS. Were 13/6. NOW. STRIPED POPLIN SHIRTS Were 8/6. NOW. "HORROCKSES" POPLIN SHIRTS. Were 14/G. NOW PURE FUR FELT HATS, latest snades and shapes. &lt;\ fi /£* Were 25/, 21/. NOW JL W / O LADIES' MILANESE SPORTS JACKETS. Were 21/. &lt;t *% / C NOW. *fc/ O BROAD-END TIES. &lt; /*» Were 3/6, 2/G NOW * / O FANCY CASHMERE HALF HOSE, 12 patterns Were 2/6. NOW . ODDMENTS IN TAN AND BLACK EMBASSY SHOES. Sizes 5, 9, and 10. \ f\ I Were 25/ and 30/. NOW * W / Also. Were 39/6. &lt;f O //ß NOW. lO/O at random to illustrate the every department. THREE-PIECE SAC SUITS, Were £4/19/6. TO /Ok NOW. /5F/ÎJ TWO-PIECE TROPICAL SUITS. Were £4/9/0. NOW. "K" QUALITY JAEGER UNDERPANTS, all sizes. Were 24/9. NOW. 59/9 JAEGER zes. Were 5/6 WOVEN STRIPED POPLIN PYJAMAS. We...
RISE IN WOOL VALUES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
RISE IN WOOL VALUES. TO THE EDITOR OP THE COURIER-MAIL. Sir,-In your issue of the 29thi instant, and on your bill-boards cover- ing the same, prominence is given to a 30 per cent, increase in wool values, as evidenced, by the opening Sydney sales on the 28th. There is no doubt that this is true, but it is somewhat misleading to Queenslanders. Actually the rise of* 30 per cent, is reckoned on -values which ruled in Sydney at their last sale in eafrly June. Subse- quent to that, however, sales were held in this centre which were at least 10 per, cent, higher than Sydney. Therefore, the increase on the highest point known to Queenslanders is 15 per cent, to 20 per cent. It would have stated the case more accurately for this State had your headlines and bill-boards shown IS per cent, to 20 per cent., and mention made in the smaller type that actu . ally the sales were 30 per cent higher than the last Sydney sale, which was, however, lower by 10 per cent, than the Brisbane sales in late ...
MOST FOR 19 YEARS. Explosives Imported. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
MOST FOR 19 YEARS. Explosives Imported. The largest importation of explosives to Queensland for the past '19 years was made during the year ended June 30 last. This fact is set out in the annual report of the Government Analyst (Mr. J. B. Henderson), which was tabled in Parliament yesterday. Mr. Henderson, who supervises the handling of explosives on behalf of the Government, informed the House that the explosives imported during the year were as follows:-Gelignite, 20,296 cases;,blasting gelatine, 116 cases; gelatine dynamite, 20 cases; dynamite, 43 cases; samsonlte, 2541 cases; ligdyn, 2061 cases; and quarry monobel, 867 cases-in all, 25,944 cases.- The report _ explains that the rise in quantity has mostly been caused, by the increase in mining, and partly by the relief work for road making. "Owing to the com-1 paratively small reserve stocks carried, I explosives are not magazined for near- ly so long as they were before the war," it proceeds. "For this reason, and also because ...
PRIMARY PRODUCERS' PROBLEMS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
PRIMARY PRODUCERS» PROBLEMS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. Sir,-It is interesting to note the typical city view with regard to the measures that have been adopted to assist the general position resulting from the depression. Many city people believe that the exporting industries have had the big end of the stick for a long time by reason of the "25 per cent, exchange premium," and that the importing industries have been affected in inverse ratio. They seem to forget that the exporting industries .must be given first consideration be fore permanent recovery can come about, because if they are not prosper- ous ¿he importing industries cannot hope to be. The city can be likened to the superstructure of a building and the country to the foundations. If the foundations are unsound, then the superstructure must be also. In other words, make the country prosperous and prosperity in the city will follow. In this lies the solution to all our Australian problems, and can be nar- rowed do...
Mr. A. H. Biggs. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
Mr. A. H. Bigg3. The death of Mr. Albert Henry Biggs occurred suddenly at his resi- dence, Willoughby, Sydney, yesterday. In June last, the late Mr. Biggs, who was well known in the commercial and sporting life of Brisbane, took up his residence in Sydney, where intended to live in retirement, and during his residence there he ap- peared to enjoy the best of health. Yesterday, however, while tending his garden, he was overcome by a heart seizure, and died almost immediately. The deceased, who was 65 years of age, was bom in Brisbane, and his father, the late Mr. Jos. Biggs, for many years ktpt the Jetty Hotel, which was on the site now occupied by the premises of Macdonald, Hamil- ton and Co., Mary Street. Mr, A, H. Biggs was educated at the Brisbane Grammar School. Ten years of his life were spent at Southport, where he took a prominent part in public life, being president of the local cham- ber of commerce. A wide variety of sports, including boating, fishing, and bowling, occupie...
Rev. Alexander Maxwell. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
Rev. Alexander Maxwell. The Rev. Alexander Maxwell died at his home at Sandgate early yes- terday morning, after a long Illness. The late Mr. Maxwell was a native of Devonshire, England, and arrived in Melbourne In 1879. He worked In the diocese of Melbourne for many years, and later at Bowen and Innisfail. He then came to the Brisbane Diocese, and did work at Beaudesert, Sandgate, Gympie, and Cleveland. He was ap- pointed chaplain of the Common- wealth Forces in 1915, and served with them during the Great War. Mr. Maxwell had been living a retired life in Sandgate for some years. He is survived by his widow and two daughters, and three sons-Miss Gwen Maxwell, Mrs. Wilkinson (Victoria), Dr. Maxwell (England), Messrs. W. B. and B. J. Maxwell (Victoria,). The funeral will leave St. Margaret's Church, Sandgate, after a service com- mencing at 10.30 o'clock this morning, for the Toowong Cemetery.
18 MONTHS' GAOL. Former Constable. ASSAULT CHARGES. MELBOURNE. August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
18 MONTHS' GAOL. Former Constable. ASSAULT CHARGES. MELBOURNE. August 30. William Marwood (28), formerly constable stationed at East Melbourne, was found guilty by a jury in the Criminal Court to-day on two counts of indecent assault but not guilty of an attempted capital offence. He was sentenced to l8 months' imprisonment with hard labour. Marwood had been charged with having committed a serious offence on a young woman in a lane in East Melbourne and later with having at- tempted a capital offence against her in Fitzroy Gardens early on the morn- ing of February 23. While Mr. Justice Wasley, was sum- ming up Marwood's wife sprang up in court, and shouted, "It's all lies; it's lies, it's lies." She was assisted from the court in hysterical condition. When the jury announced the ver- dict Marwood still protested his in- nocence. Mr. Justice Wasley: I do not think any reasonable jury would arrive at any other verdict.
THE LOWEST TENDER. But Lost Contract. QUEENSLAND BID WITH VEAL. Although a Queensland firm submitted the lowest tender for the supply of veal for the American army in the Philippine Islands this year, it was not given the contract. The quality of the article was not in question. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
THE LOWEST TENDER. But Lost Contract. QUEENSLAND BID WITH VEAL. Although a Queensland firm submitted the Ion est tender for the supply of veal for the American army in tlie Philippine Islands this year, it was not given the contract. The quality of the article was not in question. This disclosure was made yesterday by the manager of Redbank Meat- works, Pty., Ltd. (Mr. R. H. Ken- dall). 'His firm's Manila representa- tive, he said, had advised that its quotation was the lowest tendered. The contract, however, had to be approved in Washington, from which advice had been received later that the Queensland tender had been rejected and an American one accepted. Tlie quantity of veal required for the year was about 25,0001b. Mr. Kendall added that the con- tract for beef, other than veal, for the American army* in tlie Philippine Islands went to a Queensland firm this year, and last year an Australian firm had the contract for veal. This was clear evidence of the ability of Queens- land ...
Colebrook—Heale. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
Colebrook-Heale. The marriage of Mr. Millford Albert Colebrook (son of ,Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Colebrook, Rochester, New York) and Miss Joan Moffat Heale (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Heals, Fleetwood, Kureen, North Queensland) was solemnised in St. Matthew's Church, Malanda, on August 26. Rev. H. A. Norton1 officiated at the ceremony, assisted by Rev, O. S. Payton. Tlie bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of egg-shell satin made on Empire lines, with the neckline draped at the back and the skirt finished with a short train; she wore a Limerick lace veil belonging to her mother's family and carried a bouquet of cream and white orchids and lilies. Miss Robina Heale, who attended as bridesmaid, was frocked in fern-green georgette fashioned with ruffles and bouffant sleeves of green net; she car. ried a bouquet of poppies and corn- flowers. Mr. Harold J. Smith was best man. The wedding reception was held at Fleetwood. Mrs. Heale wore a violet rough silk crepe frock with ...
IN THE Social Sphere WEDDINGS. Dodwell—Milner. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
WEDDINGS. -o Dodwell-Milner. Novelties are rare, but Mrs. A. V. Dudwell struck a most novel Idea at her son's wedding, for the table at the wedding breakfast held a surprise in the form of an ice cream motor car, which was a replica in miniature of the bridegroom's car, even to colour and detail in de- sign. The marriage took rjlace In All Saints' Church last evening, and fol- lowing the ceremony performed by the Rev. Canon Thompson, the break- fast was held at Linden, Moray Street, New Farm, the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Dudwell. The bridegroom, Mr. Mervyn Vaughan Dddwell, is the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Dodwell, and his bride Miss Elizabeth (Betty) Wilmot Milner, is the youngest daughter of the late Mr. H. G. Milner and of Mrs. H. G. Milner (Laurel Avenue, Grace- ville). Further interest is attached to tho marriage through the fact that tho bride is a niece of the late Lord Northcliffe. The bride, who was given away by her brother (Mr. P. W. Milner), wore a period gown of ...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
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MAN MISSING. VISITOR FROM MURGON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
MAN- MISSING. VISITOR FROM MURGON. The police are anxious to receive in- formation concerning the whereabouts of Kevin John Conroy (32), single, who has been missing from his home at the corner of Aberleigh and Butter- field Roads, Herston, since Tuesday last. Conroy, who is a cream tester and grader, employed at a butter factory In Murgon, suffered a nervous break- down, and came to Brisbane for medical treatment about 10 weeks ago. He was to have returned to Murgon yes- terday, but as he has not been located, it is thought he may be suffering from loss of memory. The missing man is described as 5ft. 81n in height, of medium build, clean shaven, with light brown hair, I and blue eyes. When last seen he' was wearing a blue serge suit, grey felt hat with dark band, a blue shirt, and black shoes. j
DECREE GRANTED. Actress's Divorce. SYDNEY, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
DECREE GRANTED. Actress's Divorce. SYDNEY, August 30. Katie Christina Kitching (formerly Rappeneker), known on the stage as Amy Rochelle, was a petitioner in the Divorce Court, to-day, before Mr. Justice Boyce, for the dissolution of her marriage with Harry Raymond Kitching, on the ground of his mis- conduct with Phyllis Vickers. The husband filed an answer deny- ing misconduct, and alleged that tlie wife had committed misconduct with Sidney Wheeler, who was joined as co-respondent. Kitching asked for divorce on that ground. His Honour granted the petitioner a decree nisi, making it returnable in one week. The husband was ordered to pay the costs of the suit. No find- ing was made on the issue-raised by the husband.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
PERSONAL. Mr. Alexander Harris, member for Waitemata, in the New Zealand Par- liament, arrived in Brisbane yesterday after a tour of the Southern States. His mission to Australia was to gather Information which might be helpful to the scheme for bridging Waitemata harbour, to connect the city of Auck- land with North Shore. A private company obtained legislative author- ity some years ago to construct the bridge and impose toll charges. The bridge will be of the cantilever type, of steel and concrete, and is estimated to cost £1,250,000. It will be li miles in length, having a clearance over the channel of 135 feet above high water spring tides, with a centre span 800ft. wide. Mr. T. K. Little, late manager of Rocklands Station, Barkly Tableland, has been 'appointed manager of Galway Downs and Keerongooloo, and will leave for there next week. Mr. D. L. Dowden, general manager in Australia ' for the Orient Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., will be a passenger by R.M.S. Orama, which will ar...