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MR. SHAW ON POLYGAMY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
-MIí: SHAW ON POLYGAMY. Mr. G. Bernard Shaw's insatiable desire to shock V pfcpplo -has induced him to come forward' in defence of polygamy.- In a latter-to the London !?'Times" he propounds his ideas in ¡regard to the abolition of old maids, and, if his ways: were not already so well known, Mrs. Grundy would pro- bably be quite hysterical; He intro- duces the subject in characteristic fa- shion. .'"I, having ascertained that my opinion is representative enough to bo of some importance, am embol dened to say. that: the institution of Kuhn polygamy does not seem to mn to bc an treasonable one," he writ- es,» The prominence given to the per- sonal pronoun indicates that some- thing, unusual is to follow, and it ls therefore not' surprising to find Mr Shaw, deprecating' the calling of "certain customs" by suth; names as purity, charity, and propriety. "A system," he adds, "which limits the fertility bf . the men of fine physique to the child-bearing capacity of one woman, and wastes th...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
DEPARTURES. Dec.-17, Myall, Captain Kobertson, for Geraldton. Howard Smith Co. Ltd., Agents. Dec 17, Lass o' Gowrie, Captain Keir ior Townsville. Passengers: Misses Grahnor,: Sparrow, Gilmore; Colé, Porter, Messrs H. Dines, Colo, Kae, Barnett, Ning Po, Ah Fat, and 5 in thc steerage. Howard Smith Co Ltd., Agents.
RAILWAY MATTERS. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
JUILWAY MATTERS. BRISBANE, Tuesday. Tho Minister for Railways stated tcMlay that, the question ot extending the eight-hour system in the Railway Itopartmcnt was receiving) attention.' Ä present, he. said, tho.system was limited ".to .w-ngcs men; as ^distinct1 /rom'salarised officers. Some station- masters on busyv lines were öt a great disad^ntagb in tho matter of hours. Many of > them worked ~ - some- thing like 12 hours à day. It seemed, said Mr. Campbell, i (inequitable that1 mcrJ charged with gravjo responsibility should not bc treated ns;,well as . em- ployees in, other branches of tho ser- vice.?&lt;:? Tlie question would fe dealt with- and' the inequalities i removed , S
DIABOLO IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
DIABOLO IX COUllT, Diabolo's fume tip road to the law Courts recently, when in tho Chan nery division Mr. Justice ' Tarter dealt with a motion by Gustave Phillippart (who claims to be the in- ventor oí the modern game) against Messrs William ¿Whiteley,.; Limited, to restrain thc defendants from in- fringing thc trude-inark known as " Diabolo." Mr. Sebastion, for tho defendants, said he had given notice ol motion to rectify the register, Mr. Tirrell, in support of thc mot- ion, stated that diabolo was a now game, and the sale of the articles used in it was something like' 100,000 a month, so thc damages would bc enormous if tho mattor was delayed. Although thc action was brought against Messrs Whiteley, Limited, a large number ot other persons were doing the same as the defendants. A game of this kind bad a short life, and a great deal of money was' made out of it in a short time. His lcrdship made an order that defendants should keep an account of all goods sold under thc trade-mark...
ATHLETICS. THE NYMBOOL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
ATHLETICS' THE NYMBOOL SPORTS. Following arc Ibo handicaps ambi- tioned by Messrs E. - Jensen, \Y. Byron and E. Mawby for Ihc events at the Nymbool sports on thc 2Sth. Sheffield Handicap, ISO yds : J. T. Byrnes, .J. B. dibbs, ll yards; W. Gough, C. Paradies 12; J. E. Para dies, J. Crockeil 13; W. Henwood 14; M. Miller, J, Dawson, J. Ryan 15; C. Dalton 10; N. E. Bowden 161; H. Andrews, G. Miller 17; R. .1, langtree, E. McAuley 18; J. Nor- cott 19; M. Canavan 20; T. Keen 22. Open Handicap, 100 yds : Byrnes and Gibbs 9; Gough Paradies 10; J E. Paradies, Crockett ll; Henwood 12; Miller, Dawson, Ryon, ami Dillon 13; Grimwade 12; Dalton ll; Bowden 14}; Andrews, Miller, E. Saddler 15; Langtree, McAuley 16; Norcott 17; Canavan 18; Manton 20. Sprint, 75 yards : Byrnes-, Gibbs G; Gough, Paradies, and A. Rielly, T. J. Paradies, Crockett 8; Henwood, Grimwade !>; Miller, \V. Neill, and Ryan 10; Dalton, Bowden ll; Snd dier 12; Lnnglree, McCauley IS; Ca- navan 13; T. Kerr, F. J. Russel!, Manton...
Cairns Harbour Board. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
Cairns Harbour Board. Thc members present at the meet- ing oí the Cairns HarLor Board last owning were ...-Messrs E. C." Earl .' (Chair), "J. Newell, G. Mayers, K. - Sturt, M. Boland, T. It. Hall (Sec- retary), and the Suiwrintendent (Mr. Watters). - Prior* to the ordinary meeting d special meeting was held when the recently : framed by-laws were con- firmed.. Tho bamness ol tb» emeral rne»t ng was then procoaAid with« Aju ongst the inward . uoivaspondbnee were the following i%im» ii Several of thc Board's employee» wrote "suggesting that the holidays of the hands on the dredge and tuoso working ashore should bc kept dis- tinct as tho wort» waa entirely diff- erent. _ Thc Chairman pointed out that at fast meeting it.was decided to bring into'line the holidays. bf both the shore and dredge , employees. The -latter were .trqatcd better than any other dredge hands in tho North. " allv 'Mayers favored allowing tho dredge 'hands a week's holiday at Christmas. Ihe Chairman questioned, ¿.t...
TULLIPAN'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
TÜLLIPA'N'S CUICUS. . The combined' circus and budqjurap ing show * will open in Cairns on Saturday evening. Tullipan Uros state that tho show has been mater- ially added to since tho last-season in Cairns. .Gulf,.papers,Ïextol, thu,per- formance 'in very complimentary' terms, especially in regard to thc sword feats, acrobatic exhibition, and dog performers, while the buckjump- ing events are stated to be of thrill injf and sensational interest.. There is ulso a rough riding monkey which adds materially to tlie amusement. Tho splendid cornet playing by Sig- nor Menudue is also specially men- tioned as a rare musical treat. Alto- gether the circus and -variety) :show should prove -aii ' attraccion during the holiday;season. ,, ; ? ?...>_;
WOULD DO ANOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
WOULD DO ANOTHER. Some amusement .was caused in thc Police Court yesterday afternoon by the' answers of thc principal witness for the defence in an : obscene lan- guage case. " When questioned by Mr. Murray, solicitor for the prosecution, as ta whether she had served a month's' imprisonment for, assault,, tho witness replied, , "yes, I have donc à month, arid I'll do : another too if keeds be, and *! havp got en- ough backbono ta do another after that, too."
CLOSING DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
CLOSING DOWHi Tho; Mulgrave .Central Mill': aspects to close down on Thursday, by" which time tho Company will nava crushed 80,000 tons ol cane, besides nearly 5000 tons crushed bjvthc Hambledon Mill on their :behali. This exceeds by sewral thousand tons any. previous crushing the ? Company has had;
COST OF PILE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
COST OF PILE; Tho cost entailed " .in connection with the erection of the-'52ft. pile on the site of No. 9 beacon recently put in by thc Harbor Board amoun- ted to £16/13/6 made up as fol- lows :-Pile, £7/16 ; labor, £4/13; sawn timber, £2/7/3 ; iron , work, 17/31; cost pf tvndcr, £1. V ? ' ; :
ESCORT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
ESCORT. Constable- Crccdy arri vied from Her- berton by the train last evening es- corting' ; two aboriginals who aro" committed to stund their .trial at the next sH-tings of the Circuit Court for the murder of another aboriginal several months aga at .Woodleigh Station.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
H J.Bulcock, Speùce^t.Cairiis. Hardware Merchant. Full Stocks of Hardware, Machinery, Oil Engines, Fire arms, Ammunition, Building Materials, Galvanised Iron and Tools for all Trader Household Utensils. PLAIN & FANCY WINDOW GLASS. LIME & CEMENT STOCKED. AGENT FOB-International Harvester Co., of America. " " -The Famous Sanders Disc Plow, and all Agricultural . Implements. AGENT-THE LONDON AND LANCASHIRE FIRE INSURANCE COM ??: ".' ' ? ??' .PANT. ; . Country Customers' Orders Promptly Supplied-"at Lowest Current Bates. H. J. BULCOCK FINNEY, ISLES & Co., LIMITED. ~&lt; "THE BIG BLOCK" \r > . ' "~ BRISBANE. , . , « ' And at Maryi>orough:t'(Q.)-; Murwillumbah (N. S. W.) and London. ? Hayo opened ot their Sample Room, . SPENCE STREET, CAIRNS. A FULL RANGE OF THE CHOICEST SAMPLES OF . ... Spring and Summer Dress Goods and Suitings, Household Drapery, Etc. Full range of Sam ! pies and Furnishing Lists posted on application. A. L. PAXTON, Hairdresser, To...
HARBOR BOARD OFFICES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
HABBOR BOARD'- OFFICES. Tho now Harbor Board offices aro now, fast approaching completion and . the .builder expects to have every- thing in readiness within a week or . so. This morning the lino new coun- ter will be moved into the building. ?This.piece oí furniture is, like thc odióos, constructed sclcly of North Queensland timbers, being made by Mr. Griffiths rind designed by Mr. Wattcrs, engineer to the Board. It ia- considered to bc the finest speci- men of a counter north of Sydney, iff is* expected the clerical steff will nsove into the new building directly sifter Christmas.
YOUNG MEN'S CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
yOüN.&'MEN'S CLUB; ; (Last, Sunday evening, ; after service, the'^annual "ineeting bf St. John's ; Young Men's Club was, held, there be- ing, a fair attendance. Messrs W. O'Connor and T. Hall were elected vice-presidents, and" Mr. P. Potts, hon.. secretary. It was decided - to .revive thc Club, and hold, a social evening ? once a,: week, Mesdames Craig, and Cogden having promised to act as hostesses and to play accompani- ments. The following committee to direct thc working of the Club were also . elected :-Messrs D. Williams, H.. Manners, K. Aumuller, B. Brett, D. Kemp, A. C. O'Connor, H. Bird, W. Moore, and.0. Anderson.
LANGUAGE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
: LANGUAGE CASE. ' Before Mr. P. G. Grant, P.M., ii ÜB Police Court yesterday morning, ^William Pearce proceoded against 1 Kite Facey on a charge of having isatkV use of obscene language or «tM> 12th inst. Mr. Murray appeared ? tho complainant und Mr. 1* ^Vaux for the defenco. Complainant ^9&lt;Pösed-that last Thursday evening Be saw defendant on thc footpath in Sachs Street, Cairns. Witness was accompanied by his wifo and Mrs. Lawson, and his son was also not fer away. His wife and Mrs. Law soa were conversing about a snake when defendant made use of several filthy, obscene expressions in a loud tono pf voice. In answer to Mr. Lo ?"Vaux, witness denied making any ro ? mark to Mrs, Facey on the evening ? ii question. Corroborative evidence was- given by Selina pearce,, and Susan Lawson. At this stage thc case was adjourned till 2.30 p.m. in dnlcr that several witnesses for thc . defence might bo subpoenaed. On resuming Kate Facey went into the " box and swore that on the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 18 December 1907
SPRING. The Spring months bring joy so far as climate is concerned: but the change affects mankind. CORRECTION.-Dr. Ramsey's Com- pound Sarsaparilla. ) SUTVUVTER Aggravates the condition, and if you have not been wise in treating 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,vRUlÉSEY'S lt is made fronfí the, best Red Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root by a secret process which extracts the full medicinal virtue of this blood purifying foot. AT ALL HOTELS, STOREKEEPERS AND CHEMISTS. SOLE AGENTS : TAYLOR & COLLEDGE...