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Brisbane Racing. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Brisbane Racing. : i« I The Brisbane "'Telegraph" tips for Sp1, I. day as follows :-Trial-Clairvaux, Wi g &lt; band, Our Fox. Shorts Handicap-\ | mettus Lady, Achilles,,Lord Thomas. R&lt; I &lt; ton Handicap.-Walle'nbah, Paladin, 1( I ; cyrus. Juvenile Handicap-Elpeneke,. C | Song, Bronze Bar. First Novice-^-L.Í 1 ' renny, King Seremond, Lutestring. Heal* | > weight Handicap-r-Cocos Palm, Malbi;. |, Woolma. Steward's Mile-Popular- Prln- * : Tarsia King, Apple. ~' |j
Sunday's Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Sunday's Football. ^ g \ On Sunday next the Longreach footí^ " F Í season will open, the league ' having mc &lt;| \ all arrangements for the opening match1; j j Referees and touchline judges have b1» | \ appointed as follows:-A grade referee,^« I H. Glasson, touchline L. Adams ana \ | \ Nolan; B grade referee H.'Sykes, touchlj \ _&lt;.,». L. Adam and R. Nolan; junior minor, i |^ . feree S. Byrne, touchline E. J. Davies á I R. Nolan.' Blacks against Blues will be| j" preseted by: Full back, W. Rose; thr| I quarters, N. Findley,- W. Swincer, S. § | Cullimore, R. Rankin; flve-eigrttíiÁ I &lt;: , Aitchison; half-back, N. Campbell; it -- %?- %. wards, W. Boyd, W. Readford. J. DuA" | | T. Fahey, J. Martin, and J. Conlon, tt ! \ Blues team will be:-Full-back, Tri I l¡ Forrest; three-quarters, L. Young, j | ? Tabart, W. Ferris, T. Rahal; flve-eighÜ ! £ P. Bunn; half-back, W. Bailey; forward- I ' * P. Ahern, C. Pollard, F. Meyers, W.;M'KeA I ^ C. Howard, and G. Savage...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
jHa^^|¿0|^urcd *m* You are insured against loss by fire, which is only a possibility. But what of decay, which is a certainty, unless you keep your horne well painted: (Prepared) is one of the soundest investments you can make, for it protects and preserves your pro- perty from decay, in- creases its value, and greatly enhances its ap- pearance. Buy "B.P." -the best paint made Obtainable from: N Meacham and Leyland * ********************* * * -* * * -* * * -* ?*? * -* ?* * * * * * * * * * ?* * ?* .* .* * * * * "There is « tide in the affairs of men which x taken at the flood, leads on to fortune'* ¿85,000 ii provided by the Golden Gasket It may be for you. Who knows? BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! Do not fail to participate in Drawings zvhich take place about every fortnight 813 Prizes £5,OOOto£5 (Subieâ to !2i% Federal T»x) lOO.000 tickets ti 5/3 each, add 4d postage when writing direct to include Result Slip . Tickets are 6/\ through agents. Theie are no promoters* profits. Proceeds In aid...
WORTH REPEATING. HUMOUR—ALLEGED and OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
WORTH REPEATING. 1 ; o : --- HUMOUR-ALLEGED and OTHERWISE. -o Marie was a stubborn little miss and was accustomed to assert her wishes in a most decided manner. One day when she refused to do what she was asked, by "I won't," her mother said, "Marie, I don't want to hear you say that again." "Well, what shall I say when I mean I won't?" was her reply. . . . . Ted asked his mother, "What is our new baby's name ?" Mother said, "The baby hasn't any name yet." Ted then replied, "Then how did he know he belonged to us ?" * . # . Only 14 months between Buford and Philip made many people suppose them twins. When Buford started to school he was given a hair cut that changed their re- semblance considerably. "No more twins now?" he exclaimed with great satisfaction. * . . * Harry was telling of all the wonderful game» played at his little chum's birthday party. "I hope you didn't forget to be a good boy," put in mother. "I'm not sure, ma, I was havin' such a good time I didn't pay any 'tenti...
Social and Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Social and Personal. | Mr. R. Curtis, Police Magistrate, and Mrs. Curtis returned to Longreach by last Saturday's mail train and resumed duty on Monday last after six months' holiday. Mr. Curtis went as far south as Sydney and had a most enjoyable time. Mr G. Meacham, who with Mrs Meacham, has been spending a six-week holiday at Nobby and Clifton, Darling Downs, returned to Longreach on Wednesday last, much ¿ benefitted in health by his sojourn. Mrs. Meacham has proceeded on to Melbourne, where she intends spending the remainder of a three-month holiday. Mr. Hudson Fysh, who has been in Mel- bourne and Sydney during the last fort- night on business connected with the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, Ltd., will return to Longreach on Thursday next. We regret to hear that Mr. R. Moyse, of Dunraven, is an, inmate of the Longreach Private Hospital. Mr. Arthur Matson has been compelled' to again become an inmate of the Private- » Hospital, but we are glad to learn that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
î" LONGREACH SHIRE COUNCIL. ./ THOMPSON RIVER BRIDGE. TENDERS closing 2nd June, 1923, are hereby called for repairs and renewals -Vto the Thomson River Bridge, situated ~V about three miles from the town of Long BÎ reach on the main Longreach-Winton Road. | Plans and specifications may be seen at \ the offices of the Main Roads Board, Bris *£ bane, and at the Longreach Shire Council, V? Longreach, on any day during ordinary . i> business hours ,n/ Tenders to be endoi-sed "Repairs and re Á newals Thomson River Bridge" and ad "í)¿ dressed to the chairman, Longreach Shire * Council, Longreach. S H. M GALLWEY, 203 Shire Clerk. PUBLIC NOTICE. I, Arthur Henry Featherstone, desire to Thank the Public of Longreach and Dis- trict for the solid support accorded me ,. during the 9 years that I have conducted " business as a general carrier, and would notify all my numerous clients that I hava disposed of my business to Mr. S. Booker, .(late of Gordon, Gibson, & Co.). and would "soli...
Local and General. The Vickers Vulcan. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Local and General. The Vickers Vulcan. At the invitation of the chairman of dir- ectors of the Q.A.N.T.A.S. (Dr. F. Hope Michod) the visiting delegates attending the Graziers' Conference, Journeyed to the Longreach aerodrome on Sunday last to wit- ness the arrival of the mail plane from Winton, and also to inspect the Vickers Vulcan. Six of the visitors made a short flight in the Vulcan. Eight-hour Day Postal Arrangements. Next Monday, May 7th, being Eight-hour Day, the local Post Office will observe the holiday, consequently the office will be open for general business from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. only, and all mails will close at 10 a.m. Combined Buyers (Australia) Ltd. The attention of prospective sharehold- ers is directed to the fact that this com- pany's Organising Manager, Mr. Henry, will be pleased to interview them at the office of the local agents, Messrs Cory & Co. The agents advise that very satisfac- tory progress during the past week, and state that applications for ...
Licensing Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Licensing Court. At the Licensing Court, Longreach, on &nbsp; Wednesday last, Mr. R. Curtis, P. M., pre- sided. The adjourned matter of renewal of li- cense for the Central Hotel on the applica- tion of Josephine Fitzgerald was dealt with. Mr. S. Major appeared for the applicant. Sergeant Hansen, licensing inspector, stated that the hotel was not yet completed, and that he therefore could not give a certifi- cate. Mr. Major stated that the uncom- pleted portion was the servants' quarters, but as the present accommodation in the completed building was more than sufficient to comply with the Act he thought the mat- ter could be at once dealt with. The in- spector : There is also the matter of a bathroom. The P.M. decided to adjourn the application to the June court. Mr. R. Peterson appeared for Edkins, Marsh, and Co., on their application for a renewal of their wine and spirit license, and in answer to the Police Magistrate &nbsp; stated that the applicant still had pr...
Wedding Bells. GRACE—FORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 4 May 1923
Wedding Bells. GRACE-FORD. A quiet wedding of interest to North western Queenslanders was celebrated at St.Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, by Rev. &nbsp; Father Bond, on Wednesday, 11th. April. &nbsp; The contracting parties were Miss Kitty Ford a neice of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Scanlan Winton and Mr. Ernie Grace, well known in Longreach and district, having been at one time employed on the staff of James Stewart and Co., (Longreach and Barcaldine). The bride wore a dainty white moricain frock, prettily trimmed with pleatings of same material, and a pretty drooped hat | to match. The bridesmaid, Miss Eileen &nbsp; Scanlan, was attired in mole cashmere-de- &nbsp; sol, and hat of vieux rose plush. Mr. Vin- &nbsp; cent Kinchington supported the bride- &nbsp; groom. After the ceremony, the party &nbsp; motored to the residence of Mrs. Kinch- &nbsp; ington, Summer Hill, where the health of &nbsp; the happy couple was toasted. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
F. CORY & CO., Auctioneers. STOCK, STATION, COMMISSION, and FORWARDING AGENTS. HORSE SALES A SPECIALITY. Splendid Agistment Paddocks close to Town LONGREACH. AGENTS FOR Thc New Zealand Fire and Marino In« miranee Company, G. Q. Pastoral Employ« crs' Association, «Sc, &c. Typewriters The Smith Premier Complete Keyboard, In terchanueable Carrin«, .Removable Platen. The Silent L. C. Snit//, Reduces nolie by 80% Ballbearing trpebars, Hallbearinß shift k»v.ctc. Secoiiu.HMi,. IA " . . nt all Miakc* Irotn Monttaly IUI ««1 ». - Corona Portable Gash -with Order £17 17a AUSTRALIAN TrPrWRl'Mlt IUCn.ll> tui »ma OU««H .r«««^ »m»i*M«
Longreach Jockey Club. THE MAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
Longreach Jockey Club. _. rt ' ? THE JIAY MEETING. Officials.-Judge, F. W. Banks ; Time keeper, John Martin ; Handicapper F. B. O'Rourke ; Starter, E. J Kellett ; Clerk of Scales, F. C. Long worth ; Steward of Scales, J. M. How atson ; Tote Steward, R. R. Miller ; Clerk of Course, Roy Woulfe ; Jock- ey's Steward, Henry Volling ; Deputy Stewards, Messrs. R. Curtis, J. Mc Conachy, F. J. Savage ; Joint Acting Secretaries, Messrs. F. R. Cory and F. B. O'Rourke. Tho May meeting of the Longreach Jock- ey Club was held on Friday and Saturday last, and although well attended, was not by any means as well attended as has beeD the case on previous occasions. For the lack of attendance there were three con- tributing causes, firstly the present dry season makes it inconvenient for employees ?on the various stations obtaining sufficient leave to visit town, whilst the fact that the show had been abandoned resulted in a smaller number of visitors being in town, .and the third contributing cause ...
Charleville News. (From Our Own Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
===== I Charleville News. j (From Our Own Correspondent). j Tho Weather.-The late rains in this dis- I trlct during the last ten days has caused I a smart rise in values, in- fact no one seems , anxious to sell. Langlo River and the Paroo have been running flood streams. Owing to j ¡ the rains the local sheds shearing ax*e hav- j j lng broken time. Property Sales.-Wright's Agency, auc- tioneers, have effected some useful prop- ! orty sales, and at the usual Saturday's j j sales, horses have sold fairly well, espec- j lally ponies, which made real good prices. , The local graziers are now in better spirits ! since the rain.v - j | ' Miscellaneous.-Several droving plants j ¡ are leaving the Warrego River for Long- j reach district for sheep. A business change ls about to be made here, Mr. George Espie, | Mayor, is taking Mi*. Harry I'Anson into I ¡ partnership in his store business and the j, llrm in future will be known as G. Espie, ! ; H. P Anson & Co., Ltd. Both are keen I ...
Misrepresentation. A.STATEMENT REFUTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
j - - . -V . - i A.STATEMENT REFUTED. I At the close of Mr. Lyon's meeting last night a questioner asked the candidate -whether he believed "in Mr. Taylor going to a secret meeting of the Graziers' As- sociation, in Longrach and promising- to five them hack £500,000 or longer leases in return for the money taken from them under the so-called Repudiation Act. Mr. Lyons replied "I know nothing of ¿any such meeting. I am not in favour of j. -any repayment." % The Questioner : "Mr. Taylor Is your 1^ leader; he went to the graziers* meeting - here and told them he was in favour of doing away with all Labour legislation." Mr. Lyons : He did not. The Questioner : He did. Mr. Lyons : I say he did not. Interviewed by our representative to-day Mr. Phillips, secretary of the Graziers' As- sociation, Longreach, stated that Mr. Tay- lor was not present at thc recent confer- ence, nor did he meet the graziers in sec- ret. "I was present daring the whole pf the' Conference, and Mr.'Taylor was at n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
¡ Watch this Page for Startling Announcement. i AH Keen Buyers are Strictly advised to Wait. BB E B93S3B BS I Bl ES9E3BB LONGREACH, jHJBehind the New HBBWB B9 FWMHIMI BJ ¡¡?Bfjum BJ Saarn m Building in course of Erection Grocers, Drapers, Boots and Shoes, AND NOW Wholesale Wine and Spirit Merchants. PUBLIC NOTICE. DROVERS with travelling stock passing through WELLSHOT must give Proper Written Notice at the Head Station or Ern istina Outstation. Notice by Telephonë not accepted.
THE ELECTIONS. Polling Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
THE ELECTIONS. Polling Arrangements. * Every elector long ere this should be well aware that he will be called upon to exercise the franchise on Saturday (to-morrow), and all should remember that voting is compulsory. The time of polling is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The polling booths will be located in the i Supper Room near the Shire Hall, and electors will enter by the main front door, i leaving by one of the side doors. I There will be three voting tables, pre !| .sided over as follows :-A to G (for electors W whose surname commences with . initials ?}. f, included in the alphabet from a to g), Mr. t f J. O. Lomas, ; H. to N, Mr. E. G. Davies. O to Z, Mr. H. M. Gallwey. IA polling booth has also been arranged for at the Longreach General Hospita), whilst provision has been made for electors of "other districts who happen to be in Long- reach on polling day. Mr. M. D. Grealy, assistant retnrning oflicer, will be in charge of the Absent Voters' Booth. Absent voters may vote at any pol...
ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. The Australian EBtates reports as toi lows on Wednesday's Enoggera sales : :Sheep.-8200 penned ; market about the . .same as last week with the exception of prime quality which was a little dearer. J Best wether mutton realised 3id to 33d per I pound. Cattle.-1520 yarded ; market for g good quality improved slightly on last J week's rates. Prime bullock beef brought | from 19/- to 21/- per lOOlbs, odd pens j realised a shade higher ; prime cow beef 1 sold at from 15/- to 17/-. Price for plain | and inferior cattle was unchanged. |
"Blood Relations" "SNOWY" AND HIS "SISTER". [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
"Blood Relations". j -: o :- j "SNOWY" AND HIS "SISTER". j "A Digger,* writing in the Brisbane "Tele- graph," says : The little story of "Digger" Idriess, who is prepared to give a pint of his blood to another, returned, man whom he has never seen, recalls ah A.I.F. memory of a camp in dear old Blighty. Like all good stories it has a. hero-and a heroine. The digger's name was Snowy. He was a young, slightly built, likeable lad, and on account of an injury to his back, which left a hole into which a man could put his fist, Snowy was marked for -permanent light duty. He put in his time cleaning up around the lines of the camp and applying for leave. He was the leave expei't of the camp-he even saved up leave until he had four days due to him. When his ap- plication arrived at orderly-room the old sergeant-major would smile. Without look- ing at the application he would ask kind- ly : "Birmingham again, Snow ?" "Yes, sir," would be the reply, "same old Birmingham." Snowy knew every sta...
TROUBLE FOLLOWS Neglect of Health [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
I Neglect of Health ! The healthy man or woman is usually ¡ the most careless, and fails to observe ! the little indications of coming trouble. I However healthy a person may be, they j need to watch themselves, because a i little indigestible food or a little too I much food or drink upsets the whole ¡ digestive ' machine, and unless Nature > receives some assistance, trouble is ! certain to follow; first, perhaps, by a I Common bilious attack, and then other j serious digestivo troubles. Tho sen I Bible man or woman, however, keeps a j Bharp eye on the little signs of ill health, and takes a remedy like Dr. ! Morse's Indian Root Pills to aid digea Í tion and help Nature over Borne obstrue I lion, caused by too much food or drink. There is no better remedy for this pur- pose in this or any other country, and their ever-increasing use by all classes of tho community bears testimony to their high efficiency, j» The best advice that can be given is to always have a bottle of these ...