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FOOD AND CLOTHING. Request By Unemployed Men. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
FOOD AND CLOTHING. Request By Unemployed Men. 'Introduced by the Rev. H, M, Whel ler, representatives of the men living in hostels for the unemployed waited on the Minister for Labour and Indus- try (Mr. M. P. Hynes) yesterday. They asked for an improvement in the san- itary conditions at the hostels, a more liberal scale of rations, and a more generous issue of boots and blankets. Mr. Hynes, on the question of im- proved sanitation, referred the depu- tation to the Home Secretary. Much as he would like to assist them with more rations and more boots and blankets he regretted that the funds at his disposal prohibited him granting the request.
STOP DUMPING OF FLOUR. Board Urged to Act. TOOWOOMBA, August 30. At the last meeting of the present Wheat Board to-day Mr. B. C. C. Kirkcgaard said that one of the first functions of the new board should be to prevent the dumping of flour from New South Wales into Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
STOP DUMPING OF FLOUR. Board Urged to Act. TOOWOOMBA, August 30. At tho last meeting of the pres- ent Wheat Board to-day Mr. B. C. C. Kirkcgaard said that one of the first functions of the new board should be to prevent tlie dumping of flour from New South Wales into Queensland. In New Soutli Wales, he said, there was a tax of 30s a ton on flour used for consumption within that State, but the tax did not apply to flour sent beyond the State, The effect was that the Near south Wales mil- lers were protected against dumping by Victorian millers, while, on chc other hand, New South Wales could send flour to Queensland at prices not affected by the tax. The effect was that New South Wales flour was protected within the State boundaries, So long as flour was permitted to be dumped into Queens- land from New South Wales, he said, the growers in this State would lose about 7%d a bushel. The chairman (Mr. E. A. Thomas) said that this and other questions had been carefully watched by the man...
CONVERT LOAN. LONDON SUGGESTION. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 30. The "Financial News" points out that the sharp rise in wool prices, by increasing the export surplus, will materially improve the Commonwealth's financial standing, and adds: "Doubtless the Government will take advantage of the favourable opportunity to convert the 6 per cent. 1931-41 loan issue." [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
CONVERT LOAN. LONDON SUGGESTION. (Australian Press Association.) LONDON, August 30. The "Financial News" points out that the sharp rise in wool prices, by increasing the export surplus, will materially improve the Com- monwealth's financial standing, anti adds: "Doubtless the Govern- ment will take advantage of the favourable opportunity to convert (he 6 per cent. 1931-41 loan issue." "The upward trend of wool values continues," wntes the eity editor of the "Daily Telegraph," and the Aus- tralian wool industry bhould shortly be back on a solid basis Meanwhile the Budgetary position, both in the Commonwealth and in the States, is sounder than it has been for years, and reductions of the onerous taxation are expected. These developments are bound to inciease the Australian DUT chasing power in the world markets.
CYCLIST KILLED. Collided With Truck. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
CYCLIST KILLED. Collided With Truck. Fatal injuries were received by James Frederick Charles Cain (61), of Flinders Parade, Sandgate, when the bicycle he was riding came into colli- sion with a motor truck yesterday morning. Cain, who was cycling in the direc- tion of Brisbane, was turning the corner in front of the Sandgate Post I Office when the collision occurred | with the truck, which was travelling in the opposite direction. Cain was ] thrown on to the bonnet ol the truck, striking the wind-screen. He was treated for lacerations on the right. side of the head, and a probable frac- I lure of the base of the skull, and was | taken to the Brisbane General Hos- pital, where he died shortly before 7 o'clock last night.
AN OLD WORLD NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
AN OLD WORLD NOTE. "Chintz frocks are something new at a wedding, though, indeed, lovely ladies in the days of Queen Anne wore English chintz in the ballroom as a, protest against Paris modes," declares a British fashion authority. M' Nicolette BInyon, daughter of the poet Laurence Binyon, met romance while working among the prints and draw- ings of the British Museum, and pos- sibly some of these treasures inspired tha designs for her bridesmaids' dresses. Glazed chintz in a soft floral pattern on a parchment background was used for the frocks of her six attendants at the wedding, with sleeves and fichus of white, the latter held b-r oll-fashloned cameo brooches. Mr. Basil Gray, the bridegroom, was also working in the department, keeping prints and drawings, when he met his bride. Miss Binyon wore her mother's wedding dress of thick cream satin, I with a Brussels lace veil.
FALL IN RENTS. CITY PROPERTIES. FEDERAL ASSESSMENT APPEALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
FALL IN RENTS. CITY PROPERTIES. FEDERAL ASSESSMENT APPEALS. The valuation of city property owned by the Colonial Sugar Reflning Co, Ltd., was considered by the Federal Land Valuation Appeal Board yester- day, when the company appealed against the Federal Tax Department's assessment of £5300 on a property of 9.83 perches, adjoining Parbury House, in Eagle Street. The company assess- ment of the property was £4840. The board comprises Messrs. W. J. Lambert (chairman), James Thorpe, and C. D. Ferguson. Mr. H. V. Frank- lin (senior valuer) appeared for the Federal Land Tax Department, and Mr. W. F. Cameron for the company. Comparing the property wiih similar Queen Street buildings, Mr. W. F. Cameron said that the property occu- pied by the Sanitarium Health Food Company, in the old New Zealand In surance building, was being offered for sale at £8500. For a time such types of property increased in value, because they had become useful for retail pur- poses. They were no longer suitable f...
WOMEN'S WAGES. Mrs. Longman's Attitude. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
WOMEN'S WAGES. Mrs. Longman's Attitude. "Mr. Brigden seems to think that I had forgotten that a man is expect- ed to maintain a wife," Mrs. Irene Longman said yesterday in replying to Mr. J. B. Brigden's comment on her statement regarding women's wages to a meeting of the Queens- land Citizenship League. "I realise that any system of child endowment would have to take into consideration the upkeep of a wife and children," Mrs. Longman continued, "but that does does not necessarily mean that the basic wage should include that amount. A great deal depends on what system is adopted. Not all sys- tems are based on the amount that a single, or any other, man must be paid on the assumption that he keeps a wife, I do not see that it would be any worsa for a woman to be paid the basic wage than a single man, who may never marry, because if a woman should marry she would al- ways help towards the upkeep of a home, especially if she is paid a decent wage beforehand. Women do contribute someth...
21 PLAYERS CHOSEN. CRICKET COACHING SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
21 PLAYERS CHOSEN. CRICKET COACHING SCHEME. With a view to developing promising talent, so that It can take its place In the State Sheffield Shield teams ot the future, the Queensland Cricket Associa- tion has planned an ambitious coaching scheme. Already it has selected 21 players for special coaching under the direction of the official coach, Mr. S. J. Redgrave. If Alec. Marks, the New South Wales left-handed bateman, accepts the oroposl tlon put to him, his services and advice also will he available. The players selected are :-K. Hickey, G. Thaler, A. K. Crommelin, J. Coates. V. Honor, T. O'shea, G. Lockie, W. Hall, C. Purdie, A. Baldwin, R. Hubbard, G. Plalsted, B. O'Connor, J. Mahoney, A. Mossop, L. Hammond, R. Rushbrook, W. Mahoney. E. Wyeth, A. Fisher, and J. aovan. PMur days have been set apart for coaching Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thurs- day of each week, and the players aro required to attend at least twice weekly. The first practice will be held next Tucb day.
MARKS AS COACH. WILL HE SUCCEED? YOUTHFUL LEFT-HANDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
MARKS AS COACH. WILL HE SUCCEED? YOUTHFUL LEFT-HANDER. By J. V. NICHOLLS. Should Alex. Marks, tho New South Wales all-rounder, accept the proposition made to him by the Queensland Cricket Association to becomo playing coach, the State Sheffield Shield side would bo strengthened considerably, for, although Marks Is not a great all-rounder meas- ured by past standards, he lias plenty of cricketing ability In him. There was a time In 1929 and 1030 ivhen his performances with the bat raised hopes of a trip to England with the lost team that toured overseas, but he failed at the psy- chological moment, and was discarded from the final choice. Last year he was unable to give to the game that con- centration which lb so essential to suc- cess, and, although ho WBB far from i failure in the only match in which he Igured-that against Queensland at Syd- ney, In which he made 45 and 26-he was not a regular member of the New A. Marks, South Wales side. QUICK-SCORING BATSMAN. Marks is naturally ...
Gay Accessories. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
Gay Accessories. Plaid plays an important part in the accessory mode. With a dark lined frock it is particularly effective. Here is a scarf of silk cut on the bias, the edge rolled, and the finished article tied cravat-wise. The bag in the new long shape, is of the same material and is home-made, and attached to covered handles. Dotted or striped materials may be used in- stead of plaids to give variety to the summer toilette,
OFFER ACCEPTED. Headley for Lancashire. (Australian cable Service.) LONDON, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
OFFER ACCEPTED. Headley for Lancashire. (Australian cable Service.) LONDON, August 29. G. Headley, tho West Indies batsman, has accepted an offer from the Hasling- den Club, and will play In the Lan- cashire League matches next season. Headley Is expected to sign a two vears' contract In a few days. He will return to his home In the West Indies with tho team, but will return to England next April. It will be recalled that Constan- tine was ovallablc for only one Test match this season, but it is understood that Hcadlcy's contract provides that he must bo released if the West Indies leam requires Ulm for Test matches.
LAIDLEY WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
LAIDLEY WEIGHTS. Weights for the Laldtey Amateur Turf Club meotlng to bo held on Saturday are as follow: FOURTH DIVISION. st. lb. Monk's Pride io 3 Gay Bandit 10 2 Sapwlng . Strathline 9 3 9 3 st. lb. Secret Bud . . 8 10 Mao's fortune 8 Perplex .... 8 Folain .... 8 FIFTH DIVISION Winning Girl Bachelor's Chc-lctf Great Stepper WarWlokeye , . 8 13 8 13 Green Frog . . Perpeolta . . . Miss Mumbilla Gllseal .... SIXTH DIVISION. Onie Gun ..BO Persse's Choice 3 Malt Hops . . 8 10 Our Wish ... 8 All Stop ...87 Persse's Wish*. 8 Polly Heath . a 7 Donore Graft . 8 Gay Bandit . : Strathline . . Sapwlng . . . Secret Bud . . Mac's Fortune Winning Girl . Great Stepper Warwlckcye . Green Frog , , Perpeclta . . . 2 Perplex .... 8 3 Folala .... 8 3 Bachelor's 10 Choice ... 7 PURSE. 7- Onie Gun ... 8 6 Miss Mumbilla 8 6 Gllseal ... 8 3 Malt Hops . . ? Our Wist ... 7 8 12 J. M'Garrlgal, handicapped
STEWARDS' REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
STEWARDS' REPORT. The stewards' report at the conclu- sion of the B.A.T.C. races yesterday was as follows:. (1) May Wake had to be checked to prevent getting on the heels of High Score, coming to the home turn in the Fifth Division Handicap. (2) Cool Lee and Silver Sea dwelt at the start of the Fourth Division Class Division Handicap. (3) Last Force whipped round when the barrier was released for the Third Division Class Division Handicap. (4) J. Briscoe was reprimanded for coming in too quickly on Royal Kunioon just after the start of the First Divi- sion of the Class Division Handicap. (5) An inquiry was held into the cause of interference to Amberheart going out of the straight, but after hearing the evidence it was decided to take no action.
Totalisator Facilities. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
Totalisator Facilities. Legislation - foreshadowed in South Australia 'for extending totalisator facilities 'off. the course is not likely to bo followed in Queensland. The Home Secretary (Mr. E. M. Hanlon) said yesterday that the ques- tion had not been considered by him. nor wan it likely that any extension would, be considered in Queensland.
WINOOKA IMPROVES. Light Gallops This Week. (Australian Cable Service.) VANCOUVER, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
WINOOKA IMPROVES. Light Gallops This Week. (Australian Cable Service.) VANCOUVER, August 28. Tho Australian racehorse. Winooka, is slowly but steadily recovering from the serious coughing Illness which throw him out of training a month ago. The owners announced to-day that they would try to have him lit and ready for the «.piclal match race against Onrush ft week from next Sunday. He is still Coughing, but only Occasionally. The hurst do's not appear to have lost weight, but seemed listless when he was Inspected .lu hlsj stall to-day. I Light galloping exercises have been prescribed for him this week, and It he shows a tendency to come back to the form thot he displayed recently at Taxi ioran ho will undoubtedly be pitted against Onrush for a purse of 5000 dol- lars (£1000) on September 10. On thd otho» hand, some of those who Inspected htm feel that he wUl not be able td start on the Seattle track bsfore the September racing season closes. THE NEW ZEALANDERS. ' Pillow Fight and Tea...
NOBLE DEED SOLD. WARWICK, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
tfOBLE DEED SOLD. WARWICK, August 30. On behalf of Mr. J, H. collins, of War- wick, the sale Waa flnollsed yesterday, by Mr J. Allman, of the thoroughbred racing stallion. Noble Deed, to Mr. A. Pfingst, the price being 250 guineas. It Is under stood that It Is the Intention of Mr. Pfingst to retire Noble Deed to the stud. Noblo Oecd. who has wort races in Bris- bane, is by Heroic out of Pamphlet (a full sister to Ungle).
LEASE OF BEACH AREA. SOUTHPORT PROPOSAL. SOUTHPORT, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 31 August 1933
LEASE OF BEACH AREA. SOUTHPORT PROPOSAI. SOUTHPORT, August 30. Following objection raised by the Minis tor for Lands (Mr. P. Pease) to the granting of a private lease at the Main Beach without competition the South- port Tcwn Council agreed that a draft lease be prepared with a view to Invit- ing tenders. The lease will relate to half an acre at the entrance to tho main surfing beach. The lessee will be re- quired to spend £1000 within 12 months on a brick or stone building, which mus provide accrmmodatlon for the surf club and ambulance. A disputed account of £450, alleged to be owing by the council to the Electric Construction Company of Australia, Limited for street lighting, was discussed. The company offered a concession of £200 conditionally upon the council opening a quarry and using electric cur- rent for power. It was decided to offer In full settlement £155, to be paid forth- with, £200 to stand In abeyance until December 31. If the quarry Is not opened by tl.at dato the £...