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Steadfast Confidence [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
Steadfast Confidence Could stronger proof of the merit of any product be desired than the state- ments of grateful endorsers who .say their confidence has been undimin- ished by lapse of time? These are the kind of statements that are appearing in your local papers for Doan's Back- ache Kidney Pills. They are twice told and confirmed with new enthusi- asm. -Can any reader doubt the fol- lowing: Mrs. A. B. Morgan, Eagle Street, Longreach, says: "I have been in grand health ever since I used Doan's Backache Kidney Pills ; they fixed me up completely. Before I took this remedy I suffered a lot with disor- dered kidneys, and the pains in my back were dreadful, and never seemecf to leave me day or night. To stoop meant torture. I always felt tired, and had no energy, and it was as much as I could do to attend to my work. To make matters worse, I got very little rest at night, and altogether felt far ^~ from well.' Seeing Doan's Backache Kidney Pills advertised as a cure for backache and ...
LABOUR'S LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
LABOUR'S LITERATURE. Labour has never fought an election in Queensland in which the cartoon and the phamplet played such a big part. The pamphlet, of course, everyone knows, but the cartoon, as developed in this election, is an entirely new feature, and a big one too Some weeks ago a well-known cartoonist was brought from Sydney to get the local atmosphere, and his work is now going broadcast, in pamphlets. In the city, how- ever, lt stands out on the hoardings in great posters a dozen feet high, in places that must catch the eye as the trams race past. The moving pictures also .have been com- mandeered, but both sides have developed that idea. The Labour pictures, however, are certainly the more effective; Yes, La- bour is fighting this election with brains and money. These are the two big fea- tures of the city organisation. It never had so much money of its own to spend, and never such confidence. But, perhaps, money breeds confidence in a party just as it does with an individual...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
STUDIOS LTO EAST STREET, (Head Office) Rockhampton. Vic-Regal tófel PHOTOGRAPHERS Representative visiting Longreach with a thoroughly equipped STUDIO Arriving SATURDAY, MAY 5th, for ONE WEEK ONLY MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENTS EARLY. TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY OF SECURING PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOURSELF OR THE CHILDREN, IN THE LATEST STYLES. THE MAIN FEATURE OF THIS VISIT IS TO INTRODUCE OUR NEW 1VORINE ENLARGEMENTS. Tlicy need no glues or frame, are insect and damp proof, and unbreakable, being based on metal. WATCH FOR OUR SPECIAL WINDOW DISPLAY 219 H. HOLLOWOOD . HAIRDRESSING and BILLIARDS ' ... , (De Luxe) > Central Hotel Building, Longreach. I» have convex*eation with Brother George ^ , regularly. AGENT FOR GOLDEN CASKET. .Good Stocks of Tobacco, Pipes, Fancy ''.Goods, ' &c. Agent for the SALONOLA (the ~ famous Australian Talking Machine). Stocks of Phonograph Records and All x Accessories. c36 -^j^p^^'l^^"" " I j. BRIGHT LOCK ! OPTOMETRIST , Will visit as follows :- j ISISFORD, May 13th...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
1 I A VAIN APPEAL.-This "sandwich-woman" paraded 9 outside Holloway Gaol on the morning that Mrs. « Thompson was hanged for her part in the Ilford 1^.. murder. - ii ii ! LUCKY GIRL.-This English girl, Miss Ivy Featherstone, j . .. ' had two lovers waiting with special licenses to marry 6 i K¿ \ h°r. She went to the altar with Mr. H. Booker, of ¿ji ? f v r ' U.S.A., shown beside her. j Í,
To the Gregory Electors. DEAR SIR OR MADAM,— [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
I To the Gregory Electors. H; DEAR SIR OR MADAM, II wish to place before you my reason for coming forward as a candidate for the Gregory, and also to give a general outline of the Policy that I will advocate and support, should I be returned as your representative. In the first place, I consider that the interests of Queensland are being sacrifled for party and sectional advantages, and that the present unsatisfactory industrial, and economic conditions are the result of the ill-advised legislation and administration of the present Government and its past Leaders, who have increased taxation, in- creased the public debit, and increased unemployment. If the present administra- tion is continued, taxation must be further increased, and it is even now being grad- ually loaded over on to the shoulders of the employees, both directly and indirectly hy such legislation as the "Unemployment Insurance Act" and "Government Gamb- ling .Sweeps." In regard to the future Policy of Queensland, I ...
Reviews. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
Reviews. -: o : The Premier for March 6. In thia num- ber are a number of stories of romance and adventure both on sea and on land. Some of the titles are "The Closed Door," "George on Holiday", "The Calm," "Bought Off," "Seals of Silence", "Roland makes a Bloomer", "Black Gold", "The Squeaker", etc. Our copy ls from T. F. Barker, book- seller and stationer, Longreach. Tho Detective Magazine for 16th March contains the Amateur Detectives £500 re- sult. A Major wins the big first prize and the head of the Dublin Detective Force the special Police Prize. A full list .of prize winners is given. In "The case of the Rival Familiars" a new detective is born. "The Flytrap" describes a novel way in which a gentleman thief concealed his loot. Other remarkable and amazing stories are ' The Wedding Gift", "A question of Identifica- tion", "Time and the Hour", "Swindlers", "Indian trackers at Work", "The man who lost an hour", etc. Our copy is from T. F. Barker, bookseller and stationer, Long- ...
The Krupp Shooting. COURT MARTIAL CONCLUDED. LONG SENTENCES AND HEAVY FINES. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
COURT M ARTI Ali CONCLUDED. LONGNSENTENCES AND HEAVY FINES. LONDON, Tuesday. At the close of the Court Martial held at Werden: on the directors of Krupp's* in connection with the trouble on March 31, when a detachment, of French troops were surrounded and compelled to Are, Oesterle and Hartwig were each sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment and Bruhr to -ten years imprisonment. Three of the absent directors were each sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment, whilst all of the defendants were ordered to pay. fines aggregating 100,000,000 marks. Cross was sentenced to ten years and fined 60,000,000 marks. The sentences have aroused general indignation in Berlin. ] LONDON, Wednesday. The inflicting of the heavy sentences passed on the directors of- Krupps has aroused tremendous anger throughout Ger- many. English papers are also condemn- ing the sentences. ._
New Zealand Floods. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. HURRICANE AND HAILSTORM VISITATION. WELLINGTON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
-. : o : - , EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. HURRICANE AND HAILSTORM VISITATION. WELLINGTON, Thursday. Floods have played havoc In portions of the South Island New Zealand, where many towns suffered great damage, while pastoralists lost all their stock.. At ... one period practically the whole of Blenheim ^ was under water. A hurricane swept the distx-ict ort Sunday: night, accompanied by a phenomenal hailstorm. Nearly six inchès of rain fell. People were caught by the flood waters in their houses and many had trying experiences until rescued by boat. b WELLINGTON, Friday. j: Tho floods in Blenheim have receded, .'- leaving tho town in a deplorable state. The flood in the Lower Wairau Plain is described as the most serious in the history 'of the province. Appalling loss of Stock, is feared.
WORTH REPEATING. HUMOUR—ALLEGED and OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
WORTH REPEATING, j HUMOUR-AI/LEGED and OTHERWISE. I "In what way was George Washington g different to all other famous Americans?" | asked a school teacher. "Please, Miss, he | told the truth," was the answer of one " I precocious pupil. | ....vj For real meanness commend to us the J rich man who, when about to be married j sent out circulars to all the Ministers ask- j ing them for their lowest estimates for per- | forming the marriage ceremony. I . . * * I The farmer's daughter told her Dad that f she could not do without a new riding habit. | "Well," he replied, "get a walking habit." j * * *. . I When~the cat is under the stove you may | bet that the boys are home from school. I * * . * s The crowded hour : When the wife re- ! turns unexpectedly. I * * * * I Some men are so fond of clinging gowns | I that they want their wives to cling to the 1 same one for three years. | ! * ' * . * j j "I've said 'No' to several men already," j I remarked Miss Prue Dent. "Really," said ! j Dol...
A Serious Charge. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
A Serions Charge. At the Longreach Police Court on Tues- day morning last, before Mr. R. Curtis, P.M., Alfred Frederick Anderson appeared on remand from the previous Tuesday, charged that on April 28th at Longreach he had unlawfully caused grevious bodily harm to Joseph Jones. The police asked for a further remand, and Mr"S, Major, who appeared for the defendant, stated that in that case he would .ask for bail. The in- jured man, he was informed, was now out of danger. The case was further remanded for eight days, and bail (self in £40 and one suroty of £40, or two of £20) was granted.
An Interesting Case. AN APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
An Interesting Case. .-:o; *? ' .>?. I* At the Longreach Summons Court on Wednesday last, the case in which the Lic- ensing Inspector (Sergeant Hansen) pro- ceeded against Robert Johnson for having been found on licensing premises at a time when such premises were required to be clôse«2 (to wit. Good Fi'iday), came on for hearing" uefore the Police Magistrate (Mr. J2.. Curtis). Mr, R. Peterson appeared for the defendant, and in pleading "Not guilty," raised the objection that the com- plaint disclosed no oi??nce, but in order that the case may be as compete, as possible to enable it to be made the subjè?1"- £Lf *"in appeal if required, he. was prepared to au' mit evidence. The P.M. : in other words, you are pre- pared to admit that this man was on licensed premises. Mr. Peterson : I am even prepared to admit that he was on licensed premises for the purpose of securing a drink. I make the objection on the same grounds as the previous case. The Act does not re- quire licensed premi...
Social and Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 11 May 1923
Social and Personal, Captain Pike, general secretary of th« Queensland Ambulance and Transport Bri gade, arrived in Longreach on "Wednesday last, and on Thursday proceeded per car tc Winton in company with Mr. A. C. Sollwaj (local superintendent). Both gontlemer aro en route to Townsville for the purpose of attending the Conference of Ambulance Superintendents to be hold in that city. Mr. Geoffrey Harmsworth/ writing from Townsville to Mr. T. F. Barker, Chairman of the Shire Council, expresses the greal pleasure he experienced during his short visit through the district and hi3 apprecia- tion of the many acts of kindness shown tc him while here. Dr. Wallace and Mrs. Wallace returned by Saturday's mail train and are staying at the Imperial Hotel until the completion of the additions to the residence at the General Hospital. The many friends of Mrs. T. F. Barker Will regret to hear that on Monday morning last she underwent a very serious operation at the Longreach Private Hospital. Th...