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NEW WATER FILTERS. Adhere to Recommendation. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
NEW WATER FILTERS. Adhere to Recommendation. The provision of additional flltois at the Mount Crosby water works will bo one of the subjects for discussion at next Tuesday's meeting of the Brisbane City Council, when the al- dermen will be presented with a state- ment that the chief engineer for water supply and sewerage (Mr. W. E. Bush) has not altered his recommendation to the council. When the tenders were considered in May it was recommended by Mr Bush that the Candy rapid filter sys- tem, with which Mr. Bush has had previous experience, should be in- stalled at Mount Crosby. Subsequently the matter was referred to the State Water Supply and Irrigation Engineer (Mr. C. E. Deshon), who stated, among other things, that the question was really one of personal opinion. In a report presented to the civic executive yesterday, it was stated that Mr. Bush had considered Mr. Deshon's report, and desired to ad- here to his original recommendation for the acceptance of the tender of the Ca...
ISOBEL ELSOM SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
ISOBEL ELSOM SEASON. Saturday night, September 9, at His Majesty's Theatre, will see the first appearance here of tile brilliant English comedy star. Miss Isobel Elsom, and the English company, who are touring Australia under the J. C. Williamson. Ltd., management. For the past few months this celebrated actress has been playing to crowded houses in Melbourne and Adelaide. The open- ing production, for the first six nights and Wednesday matinee of the season, is the delightful Noel Coward comedy, Private Lives, which In Mel- bourne recently created a veritable furore. Sneaking of the opening per- formance in Melbourne, a leading critic said: "Judging by the reception given to this play at tile King's on Satur- day, 'Private Lives' should have an exceedingly prosperous run here,. Throughout the three acts the audi- ence roared and even shouted its glee. The cause of all this merriment was the matrimonial escapades of the principal characters in some of the funniest, stage scenes enac...
GOLD EMBARGO LIFTED. Export from U.S.A. EFFECT OF HIGHER WORLD PRICES. (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) WASHINGTON, August 29. President Roosevelt has lifted the gold embargo for the purpose of permitting export sales of newly-mined metal so that the United States producers will have the advantage of the higher world prices. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
GOLD EMBARGO LIFTED. Export from U.S.A. -? EFFECT OF HIGHER WORLD PRICES. (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) WASHINGTON, August 20. President Roosevelt has lifted the gold embargo for the purpose of permitting export sales of newly-mined metal so that the United States producers will have the advantage of the higher world prices. Roughly, the net prices will be lifted from the present 20 dollars (£4) to approximately 30 dollars (£6) per oz. The expectation of this adjustment in favour of the citizens of the United States has been the cause of the recent activity in gold mine shares, and they took a great leap forward in New York. Toronto, Vancouver, and other mining markets to-day. .Home stake advanced 15 dollars. (£3), clos- ing at above 300 dollars (£60) ' a share. Alaska Juneau, which last Christmas lacked buyers at 4 dollars (16/), to-day boomed brightly at 32 dollars (£6/8/), REGULATIONS AGAINST HOARD- ING. At the same time the President tightened the regulations against hoarding. Wit...
MAJESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
MAJESTIC. The last two days are announced of "It's a King" and "Pleasure Cruise" at the Majestic Theatre. "It's a King" is a farcical comedy, starring the frozen-faced comedian, Sydney Howard. "Pleasure Cruise" stars Geneviève Tobin, Boland Young, Minna Gombell, and Herbert Mundin. On Saturday James Dunn and Sally Eilers will be seen in "Sailors' Luck. Anna Neagle will also be seen in "The Little Damozel."
COMMONWEALTH BANK. WEEKLY RETURN. SYDNEY. August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
COMMONWEALTH BANK. ¡WEEKLY RETURN. SYDNEY. August 30. The return of the Commonwealth Bank as at August 28 shows unimportant movements compared with the accounts of a week previously. In th« general banking department deposits have in- creased by £393,376 and bills payable have decreased by £3948. Cash holdings aro higher, coln bullion and cash bal- ance having Increased by £39,386 and notes by £162,378, resulting in a rise In ratio of cash to deposits to 8.45 per cent. from 8.22 per cent. Money at call and short call In London is higher by £216, 000, a movement which Is reflected In a fall of £208,148 in bills receivable. Holdings of Government securities tre lower by £59,580, and temporary funds held in London on account of conversion operations are higher by £216,000. An addition of £65,415 has been made to short-term loans in Australia, and dis- counts and advances have been reduced by £37,023 in the Issue department with an addition of £38,427 to debentures and a fall of £40,789...
SOVIET OPPOSED. Frontier Revision. PEACE SUPPORTED. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON. August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
SOVIET OPPOSED. Frontier Revision. PEACE SUPPORTED. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON. Auuust 29. The Moscow correspondent of the "Manchester Guardian" telegraphs that M. Karl Radek, the Soviet leader, in an article in the Soviet journal, "Izvestia," announces the .Soviet's un- compromising opposition to any warlike revision of European frontiers. This view echoes those of Prance and its East European Allies, and coincides with the presence of M. Herriot (the ex-Premier of Prance) at Dnieprostroi. M. Radek adds: "A world war can only increase the suffering of human- ity. The Soviet greets any country sup- porting Russia's struggle for peace. It fully sympathises with Poland's fight to retain her independence." Tills announcement, 'the correspon- dent points out, indicates the repudia- tion of the German dream of Russo German action against Poland.
CANNING OF FRUIT. "No Present Intention." [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
CANNING OF FRUIT. "No Present Intention." "There is no present intention of engaging in canning or of erecting cold stores," said the manager of the Committee of Direction of Fruit Marketing (Mr. W. Ranger) yester- day. He was referring to a statement by the Minister for Agriculture and Stock (Mr. P. W. Bulcock) that he had decided to refer to Cabinet cer- tain representations made to him by representatives of the committee in relation to the Fruit Marketing Act. Mr. Ranger said that the requests to the Minister had been for the modification of the Fruit Marketing Act in certain particulars for the better carrying out of the functions of the committee. The matters of canning and the erection of cold stores had merely been cited as instances, among others, which' had been' brought for- ward from time lo time. *
REGENT THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
REGENT THEATRE. Spectacle upon spectacle, magnifi- cence outdoing itselt, and a wonaertul story of undying love and faith-these are the keynotes of Cecil B. De Milles epical proauction, "Sign of the-Cross," which comes to the Regent on Satur- day. In it is ' unfolded the whole pageant of Rome at the time of Nero -at once the most colourful and most dissolute period of Rome's history, Frederic March is Marcus Superbus, prefect of Rome, and favourite of the Emperor, who sees and falls in love with Ellssa Landi, as Mercia, a beau- tiful young Christian, whose faith makes her tne object of the Emperor's vengeance. Claudette Colbert plays Poppaea, the cruel and sensual empress, and Charles Laughton, noted .¿¡nglish character actor, is Nero, the last of the Caesars. Poppaea secretly loves Marcus, though he does not respond, and her wrath Is aroused when he becomes enamoured of the poor Christian girl. In Mercla's religion Poppaea sees a weapon of ven- geance, for Christianity is a forbidd...
ST. JAMES THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
ST. JAMES THEATRE. Now showing for the last two days at the St. James Theatre are Hard to Handle and False Faces. Kate Smith, America's famous radio songstress, steps out from behind her microphone and makes her screen debut as a full-fledged actress in Paramount's Hello, everybody! which will commence at the St. James Theatre next Saturday. The singing star, playing under her own name, has the role of Kate Smith, who has done a fine job of managing the Smith farm in a pleasant Californian valley. In addition to a fine performance by Miss Smith the film is distinguished by. excellent work on the part of Ran- dolph Scott and Sally Blane as the romantic leads, Charles Grapewin as art old farm hand on the Smith farm, and Julia Swayne Gordon, Jerry Tucker, and Paul Kruger in minor roles. Two White Arms, a British produced comedy, which is the sup- porting attraction, stars Margaret Bannerman, Claude Allister, and Adolphe Menjou, and is a very funny matrimonial farce. The story concerns ...
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
THEATRE ROYAL. "The Moorish Maid" is the opening production of Jim Gerald and Com- pany at the Royal on Friday, Septem- ber 8. It is full of interesting situa- tions, which gives scope for an abund- ance of wholesome fun by Mr. Gerald. Among the many supporting artists are Lily Coburn. Freida Bonning, Vilma Kaye, Thelma Duff, Reg. Haw- thorn, Tommy Dale, Howard Hall, Lew. Cottam, Will. Perryman, and what may prove an outstanding at- tribute of the show are The Twinklers -the ballet. The company will arrive in Brisbane to-day. Box plans open at Paling's to-morrow, Friday.
16 LIVES LOST. Train and 'Planes. U.S.A. TRAGEDIES. (Australian Press Association.) EL PASO (Texas), August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
16 LIVES LOST. Train and 'Planes. U.S.A. TRAGEDIES. (Australian Press Association.) EL PASO (Texas), August 30. Two spectacular aeroplane accidents and one railway crash took 16 Uves in the south-western section of the country yesterday. The Golden State Limited, the "crack" trans-Continental train, plunged through a bridge into the flooded river near Tucumcari, New Mexico, eight persons being killed, and 40 injured. Many of the injured are in a serious condition. Near Amarillo, Texas, a passenger aeroplane crashed while flying in a rain storm, and the two pilots and three passengers were killed. At the army training field at San Antonio, two craft crashed head-on, killing one Instructor and two cadets. The second instructor leaped to safety in a parachute.
WINTER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
WINTER GARDEN. "Yes, Mr. Brown, the Winter Garden's current attraction, is a musi- cal comedy that will intrigue and cap- tivate all who see it. This production gives excellent scope to Jack Buchanan's unrivalled power of light comedy characterisation, and the de- lightful romance, witty dialogue, catchy song numbers, and burlesque dancing ensembles will appeal to both young and old. The story is a brightly writ- ten affair, and concerns the efforts of Mi'. Baumann (Jack Buchanan), manager of a toy shop in Vienna, to entertain his American chief, Mr. Brown, who is visiting the branch Baumann, hoping to,bring off a part- nership, instructs his staff and his wife to co-operate in making Mr. Brown's trip a pleasurable one. At the last moment his wife quarrels with him and refuses to act as hostess at a dinner party arranged for Mr. Brown. In desperation Baumann introduces his secretary as his wife, and the com- plications that follow provide delight- ful farce and enjoyable entertainme...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
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