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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
A BLOCK of 9 Self-contained Flats. BRICK Building, In excellent posi- tion, very low rent, beautifully furnished, good lease, all separate Gas and Light Meters, every flat has its own Bathroom and sewer- age. BARGAIN £350. RESIDENTIAL; CONTAINING 12 ROOMS, Bath- room, rent only 30/ week, excellent high position. THIS is the BARGAIN of he YEAR. ONLY £85. ¡CONFECTIONERY! THIS business is the TICK of Its KIND. Toklngs over £60 weekly. PLANT and STOCK are valued at £400. IMPOSSIBLE TO FAULT. PRICE, £375 BLOCKED NEWSAGENCY and POST-OFFICE YOUR MONEY is secure In t'ils business. THERE Is no better VALUE offering in BRISBANE, CIRCULATION 4000 SINGLE - PAPERS WEEKLY. PLANT an.l STOCK guaranteed at £425. EVERY PROOF GIVEN. CASH REQUIRED £900 MIXED INCOME TAX RETURNS available to prove PROFITS are £10 WL'EKLY. CALL and get full PAR- TICULARS and then let vour AC- COUNTANT INVESTIGATE IT. BARGAIN £330 |W. CARR & CO. Civic Bldg, 284 Queen St., opp. G.P.O. 'Phone B8510.
AFTER 17 YEARS. Relay Tram Tracks. COST ESTIMATED AT £22,390. Provided the new rails arrive in time, it is intended to commence the relaying of the Queen Street tramway tracks in 10 days' time. The estimated cost is £22,390. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
AFTER 17 YEARS. Relay Tram Tracks. -? COST ESTIMATED AT £22,390. Provided the new rails arrive in time, it is intended to commence the relaying of the Queen Street tramway tracks in 10 days' time. The estimated cost is £22,390. The order for the rails, which are to be manufactured at Port Kembla, was placed yesterday. The rails are to be of the railway type, and will have no groove similar to the existing rails, which have now been down for 17 years. The general manager of the tram- ways department (Mr. G. R. Steer) ex- plained yesterday that it was intended to make an innovation in the method of rail-laying. Instead of surrounding the steel with mass concrete it would be embedded upon a bitumen filler one inch in thickness. Almost all the tramways in Great Britain were using this method, which provided a more even bed for the rails, and a quieter running track, which was Important, especially in the heart of the city." Another advantage was that when the time came for relaying the ...
DIFFICULT TO COMBAT. Dumping Clothing. THE CONSTITUTION A BAR. The Federal Constitution, under which interference with inter-State trade is prohibited, is held to be an effective bar to the prevention of dumping in the clothing trade. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
DIFFICULT TO COMBAT. Dumping Clothing. -_* THE CONSTITUTION . A BAR. The Federal Constitution, under which interference with inter-State trade is prohibited, is held to he an effective bar to the prevention of dumping in the clothing trade. Although Queensland legislation pro- hibits persons engaged in the cloth- ing trade taking work home to pre- pare and finish, the Minister for Labour and Industry (Mr. M. P. Hynes) admits that he has little or no power to prohibit the importation into Queensland of cheap labour goods manufactured in Victoria, Mr, Hynes made these remarks yes- terday when referring to the state- ment published in the ."Courier-Mail" that clothing factories in Queensland wero being ruined because of the dumping here of clothing manufac- tured in Victoria, under sweating conditions, and mainly by foreigners. The Minister said that because a Federal and a State award operated in Queensland an anomalous position existed, as 75 per cent, of those engaged in the clothin...
SPECIAL FORCE FOR AUSTRIA. Permission Likely. REQUEST TO TREATY POWERS. It is expected that the Versailles Treaty Powers will grant Austria permission to recruit a special auxiliary force of 8000 men for short term service. Austria's request has a arisen out of the tension on the Austro—German frontier. LONDON, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SPECIAL FORCE FOR AUSTRIA. Permission Likely. ? REQUEST TO TREATY POWERS. It is expected that the Versailles Treaty Powers will grant Austria permission to recruit a special auxiliary force of 8000 men for short term service. Austria's re- quest has a arisen out of the tension on the Austro-German frontier. LONDON, August 29. An agreement will probably be con- cluded within a few days embodying the conditions on which the British, French and Italian Governments will consent to the request that was re- cently made by the Austrian Govern- ment for permission to raise, for one year, a special auxiliary force of 8000 men. The Governments of the "Little Entente" Powers, it is understood, have been consulted, and have given their consent. The Austrian request arises out of the atmosphere of tension existing on the Austro-German frontier. By the terms of the treaty of Saint Germain the Austrian army is allowed 30,000 men, but it has never been up to full strength. The pro- posed derogation...
"ABSURD POSITION." Amend Constitution. REFERENDUM ON UPPER HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
"ABSURD POSITION." Amend Constitution. REFERENDUM ON UPPER HOUSE. "If a government can so alter the Constitution as to provide that there must be a referendum before a second chamber can be established, then a government can tie up succeeding governments in such a way that taxa- tion cannot be levied or money bor- rowed without the people first being consulted." This observation was made hy the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. A. E. Moore) yesterday when discussing the proposal of the Government to amend the Constitution to make it man- datory to refer to the people, by referendum, the question of the establishment of an Upper House. Mr.'Moore said that he failed to see how any government could bind succeeding governments in a matter of this description. If it were com- petent for the present Government to alter the Constitution as stated, then there was nothing to prevent a succeeding government doing like- wise. The thing would lead to the creation of an absurd position, and was neve...
FRAUD ALLEGED. Wool Co.'s Failure. BROTHERS ON TRIAL. BREMEN, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
FRAUD ALLEGED. Wool Co.'s Failure. BROTHERS ON TRIAL. BREMEN, August 29. The trial has been opened of the brothers Carl and Heinz Lahusen, the joint owners of the Nord Wolle woollen concern, tlie biggest in Germany, with a capital of £12,500,000, on a charge of having been responsible for the failure of the company. The hearing is expected to last for months. The brothers are accused of having falsi- fied the records and balance-sheets and with having issued misleading in- formation to their creditors. The trial recalls the fact that the failure of the Nord Wolle concern i precipitated the great German bank- ing crisis of 1931. j
WYNNUM WIRELESS LISTENERS' BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
WYNNUM WIRELESS LISTENERS' BRANCH. Wireless enthusiasts at Wynnum formed a branch of the Queensland Listeners' League at a meeting In the school of arts on Tuesday night. The following officers were elected:-Patron, Mr. F. M. J Baker, M.H.R.; president, Mr. J. G. Bayley, M.L.A.; chairman, Mr. W. ámith, secretary, Mr. A. E. Ray; treasurrr. Mr W. E. Haslptt; assistant secretary. Mr. M Dearlove; Press correspondent, Mr. H. B Hogg.
VALUATION APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
VALUATION APPEAL. Giving evidence in regard to river front- ages before the Federal Land Valuation Appeal Board,- on Tuesday, Mr.. P. A. Edwards, city valuer, attached to the Fed- eral Tax Department, was reported to l.avc said: "I have the expert opinion of the Portmaster (Captain T. H. Roberts) that the Brisbane pilots would be pre- pared to take steamers of at least 450ft. long to wharves extending over 1200ft. at this place." The words "at least" should have read "up to."
COUNCIL WORKS. Year's Allocations. SANDGATE-WYNNUM SEA WALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
COUNCIL WORKS. Year's Allocations. SANDGATE-WYNNUM SEA WALLS. Schemes to construct further sea ?walls at Sandgate and Wynnum are among the proposals approved by the civic works executive (Alderman E. Lanham) as part of intermittent re- lief expenditure during the year. The allocations for the various wards, both from the city fund and in regard to intermittent relief proposals, were out- lined yesterday. Alderman Lanham said that, follow- ing the announcement by the Gov- ernment that it could not make avail- able to the council more than £120,000 during the year by way of loan and subsidy for carrying out the relief scheme in the metropolitan area, he had arranged "with the chief engineer (Mr. E. F. Gilchrist) the year's allocations. Approximately £100,000 had been made available from the city fund for works expenditure, but there were certain items, such as £33,000 for administrative expenses, £23,000 for street cleansing, and £34,000 for street lighting, which depleted the grant t...
TEST OF DEPTH. MT. COOLON LODE. COMPANY'S DECISION. MELBOURNE, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
TEST OF DEPTH. MT. COOLON LODE. COMPANY'S DECISION. MELBOURNE, August 30. A diamond drilling campaign to test the lode a greater depth is to be undertaken by Mount Coolon Gold Mines, N.L., Mount Coolon, Queens- land, according to a report released here to-day. A visit of inspection has been made to the mine by Messrs. Colin Fraser, G. C. Klug, and A. Stewart, three directors. A statement made available to-day advises thatHhe operating work In mining and milling is running smoothly, and working costs are show- ing an improvement. The opening up oí the 450 feat level unfortunately continues to disclose un- payable lode material, the block being stoped at this horizon having a length of only 110 feet, of 446 feet so far ex- plored. The directors and management con- ferred on the programme to be fol- lowed for further testing of the lode at a greater depth. The question of further shaft sinking has been de- ferred until results are available of the diamond drilling campaign which Is bei...
FEES TOO HIGH. Motion for Repeal. PORTION OF TRANSPORT REGULATIONS. The Leader of the Opposition (Mr, A. E. Moore) gave notice in Parliament yesterday that he would move to-day that portions of the regulations under the State Transport Act of 1932, which were laid before the Legislative Assembly by the Minister for Transport (Mr. J. Dash) on August 16, be disallowed. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
FEES TOO HIGH. Motion for Repeal. ? PORTION OF TRANSPORT REGULATIONS. The Leader of the Opposition (Mr, A. E. Moore) gave notice in Parliament yesterday that he would move to-day that portions of the regulations under tho State Transport Act of 1932, which were laid before the Legislative Assembly by the Minister for Transport (Mr. J. Dash) on August 16, be dis- allowed. The most important of the regula- tions opposed under Mr. Moore's motion is that which fixes a schedule of fees for heavy vehicles at lad. a ton a mile, calculated on the capacity of the vehicle, for goods transport, and a half-penny a passenger a mile, cal- culated on passenger capacity, for pas- senger transport services. The Opposition's contention is that these charges are prohibitive and im- pose1 an unwarranted burden on coun- try residents. Another regulation opposed is that .which makes it an offence for the driver of a, motor vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle proceeding in the same direction unles...
RECOVERY PLAN. FORD THREATENED. WASHINGTON, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
RECOVERY PLAN. FORD THREATENED. WASHINGTON, August 30. Greatly encouraged over the ap- parent successful negotiation of tho coal code, the National Recovery Ad- ministration to-day continued its whirlwind campaign to formulate and implement as nxny codes as possible before Labour Day (September 4). With the exception of a few "die hard" operators, the vast soft coal in- dustry, which for years has suffered from turmoil and bloodshed, is now under the Blue Eagle clause, allowing 340,000 hitherto non-union miners to organise for collective bargaining. The operators have also agreed to increase wages and'shorten hours in conformity with the industrial recovery pro- gramme. MB. FORD'S POSITION. In a Press interview the National Recovery Administrator (Senator Johnson) to-day virtually threatened that the Government would boycott Mr. Henry Ford's motor cars unless he signed the automobile code. He pointed out that the law specified that all products which the Government purchased must be...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SHIPPING. P. & 0. Royal Mail Steamers. To London, via Colombo, Bombay, Aden, Egypt, Marseilles, and Plymouth Steamer. Tons. Brisbane. Sydney. Strathaird » 22.S44 Sepe. 9. Cathay 11 15,121 Sep.13. Sept. 22. Mongolia Í a 16,596 Sept. 27. Oct. 6. Moloja t 20,914 Oct. 11. Oct. 20. Moldavia a £ 16,556 Oct. 25. Nov. 3. Mooltnn t 20 952 Nov. 8. Nov. 17. t First and Second Saloon. * First Saloon and Tourist Class. î Omits Bom- bay, a Tourist Class Only. x Calls Tangier. Fares are SUBJECT to Exchange. PLEASURE CRUISE TO NOUMEA. 21st November, R.M.S. "Strathnaver." 22,547 tons, returning by way of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands. Tourist Class and First Saloon Fares from 14 and 21 Guineas. CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CRUISES TO TASMANIA, 20th December, R.M.S. "Strathaird," 22,544 tons, via Sydnev and Melbourne Christmas at sea. Colling Burnie and Hobart. . Tourist Class and First Saloon, Fares from 14 and 20 Guineas. TO NOUMEA, 17th January, R.M.S. "Mongolia," 18,596 tons, returning by way o...
LAKE REAPPEARS. Phenomenon in Ireland. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
LAKE REAPPEARS. Phenomenon in Ireland. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 30. An Irish lake which, according lo tradition, disappears for a brief period every 100 years, has justified its reputation. Lough na Suil, in County Sligo, 45 acres in extent, and 30ft. deep, recently' vanished from sight with its' 52,000,000 cubic ft. of water. It reappeared on Monday night with a loud 'noise, after which huge quantities of earth and water burst forth. A man who ? was walking on the bed of the lake was Just able to run r.shore heforc the new lake was formed In a few minutes. ^
CHOIR SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
CHOIR SOCIAL. A social In aid of the coming Presby- terian fete was held In the Sherwood Presbyterian Hall last evening to ben« fit the/ stalls which aro convened by the choir Games and competitions were held and a treasure hunt was arranged oy the conductor of the choir (Mr R J Ashton) Musical items «ero rendered by the c lo'r Rev Brian Cnvanough wa» present Sup- per was sen ed by the conveners Mes- dames R R Craig D Farr, and Mlss-s E Greig J Hogan and J Moodie Mr D Wrench also assisted with the o\enlngs entertainment
SOCIAL CLUB DANCE. NATIONAL BANK STAFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SOCIAL CLUB DANCE. NATIONAL BANK STAFF. Pastel pink and blue streamers twined together and looped overhead formed artistic decorations in All Saints' Hall last evening, when the first dance arranged by the new com- mittee of the social club was held by the National Bank staff. The guests were welcomed by the manager of the Queensland branch department of the bank (Mr. J. E. Dixon), who is the senior vice-president of the staff club, assisted by Mrs. Dixon, who was gowned in black chiffon and lace, with a black velvet coat. Members of the committee include Messrs- E. H. Collins (chairman), W. O. L. Marshall, L. R. Hall, P. B. Stoyles, Jack East, W. P. Smith. W. H. S. Hayes, Misses May Grant (secre- tary), E. V. Newsome (treasurer), P Webb (assistant secretary), L- A. Sully, and Gwen. Purkiss. Miss Newsome wore camelia pink pebble crepe, fashioned with a sectionally flared skirt, and with the armholes outlined with a double frill of the material. Miss Lorna Cooke presented Mrs. Dixon ...
IPSWICH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
, IPSWICH. Miss Kitty Williams, Syntax Street, who has been spending a holiday with Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Brae View, The Summit, has returned home. Miss Eva Wright has returned with Miss Williams, and will be her guest for a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. J. Plant, Rowland Ter- race, who have been visiting Sydney, and were present at the eisteddfod, have re- turned home. Mr. and Mrs. W. Barker are the guests of Mrs. H. F. Barker, Tivoli. A large gathering attended the rally held In St. Paul's Church of England hall, on Tuesday night. The function was arranged, to assist the funds of the produce stall at the forthcoming bazaar. Those who contributed to the programme wero Mrs. N. Brown, Misses M. Griffiths, M. Thorn, Suthers, H. Grlce, Fisher, Messrs. R. Stewart, N. Brown, H. Duce, W. Chandler, and L. Catlow.