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QUEENSLAND PASTORAL STRIKE WEAKENING WORK IN SEVERAL DISTRICTS Toowoomba, February 20 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
QUEENSLAND PASTORAL STRIKE WEAKENING WORK IN SEVERAL DISTRICTS Toowoomba, February 20 Advice was received to-day that shearing was commenced by the United Graziers Co-operative Shearing Com- pany Limited to-day at the following Graziers' Co-operative Shearing Com pany Limited, to-day, at th? following sheds at award rates:—Mount Marlow. in the Blackall district. Bimerah in the Longreach district, Barcaldine Downs in Barcalcine. and PoweUa in Aramac. At AublKny. in the Augathella dis trict, shearing started yesterday. Wiman. Febru?.-y 20. A meeting of pastoral worke:s ;o-c!ay appointed a repres?n'.ative to p.tlend a meeting of de^g.ites at B!a?alJ To morrow, with instrurrlous to 3dv:.&lt;=o thrm to declare the strike off b^orc1 mid-rfay en Sunday. Severn! shecs are cue to commence shearing ia this i district on Monday. 1
LIVED ON RABBITS Kimba Fanner's Hardships [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LIVED ON RABBITS Kimba Fanner's Hardships During the visit to Kimba of the Federal Disabilities Commission. Mr. Sampson was asked the question— "What have the farmers done with the proceeds of their wheat sales in the past when prices were good?" "For five years," replied Mr. Samp son, banging his fist on the table. "my wife and I lived in a hcvel on our block and never left it. We lived on rabbits for six months of the year. Don't you think we were entitled to spend some money on a little pleasure?"
LAND TAXES PROTESTS AGAINST ASSESSMENTS Request for 50 Per Cent. Decrease Clare, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LAND TAXES PROTESTS AGAINST ASSESS MENTS Request for 50 Per Cent. Decrease Clare, February 20. Protests against the land tax assess- ments were voiced at a largely-attended meeting of land holders of the town of Clare the Clare District Council of Clare, the Clare District Council. Hutt and . Hill Kivers District Council, and the surrounding districts, held at the Town Hail on Thursday evening. The Mayor of Clare (Mr. A. J. Bow ley), who was in the chair, said that the meeting had been called by himself and the chairman of the Clare District Council (Mr. C. Neate) ar the request of ratepayers. Land assessments in Clare had been heavily increased, but the greatest sufferers were the farmers, who were not in a position to pay the heavy imposts. Messrs. R. D. Nlcholls and J. A. Itfons, MP.'s, addressed the meeting. Mr. Nlchoils said astonishment was ex pressed at the great increases in many assessments. He advised each land holder to appeal individually, and sug gested the formation of...
MOUNT BARKER SHEEP SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
MOUNT BARKER SHEEP SHOW At a meeting of the Southern Stock - owners Sheep Show Society, held on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. A.G. Monks (secretary), Presented a financial state. (secretary), presented a financial state ment which showed that the socletr n?aoe a profit of £46 on its last show. DUPLICATE BILI-HEiD CHECK BOOKS specially ?d?pt?i lor Drapeis. Store keepers and BetaUers generally "The Advertiser" Office Wtymouth-street Adelaide
STOCKOWNERS' ASSOCIATION Mount Barker Branch [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
STOCKOWNERS' ASSOCIATION Mount Barker Branch A meeting of the Mount Barker branch of the Stockowners' Association was held on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. L.T. Cowan presided. The secretary read letters from dif ferent district councils giving informa tion on bush fire control. The Nairnc Council stated that it had not ap pointed any fire control officers, be lieving It best to allow landholders to control their own properties. Mr. Timmlns,. who Is a member of the Naime District Council, agreed to ask htoleUow councillors to tall into line with the other council*. Mr. E. S. Davidson reported on the last meeting of the central council. He said that matters of general Interest should be brought up at the local meet ings and items sent on to the council meetings. The local branch was not live ??nmigh in' that direction. Mr. Cowan said he thought the local pranch was a very live one. For one thing, it had brought into being the sheep show at Mount Barker, an inno vation that had done a lot fo...
RATING BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
RATING BENEVOLENT INSTITU TIONS In a letter to the executive meet- bog of the Municipal Association yes- terday, Brighton Corporal[?] reques- ted an amendment to the Corporations Act to empower councils to rate bene volent Institutions. Tfce matter will £ discussed at the annual meeting of the association in April. it was decided to defer until the ??m' meet tag consideration of the suggestion that the Government should be asked to make unemployed work tor rations. The matter was brought :or*ard by the £SWO'*L Corporation, which received a gSwcta^^^ Kapimda
LAND and PRODUCER FEEDING WHEAT TO STOCK Better Returns Obtainable EXPERIENCES IN OTHER COUNTRIES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LAND and PRODUCER FEEDING WHEAT TO STOCK Better Returns Obtainable EXPERIENCES IN OTHER COUNTRIES Brought about primarily by the low rates at present ruling on the wheat market, the value of wheat as feed for live stock is a matter occupy- ing the minds of farmers in various parts of the Commonwealth, and for that reason the experiences of far mers in other parts of the world win make interesting reading. One well-known American publica tion, dealing with this subject in a recent issue, says:—"As a result of the experience in feeding wheat thus tax this season, many prominent feeders througiwat the Middle West have come to the conclusion that wheat can be substituted' for maize in the concen trate rations for virtually all farm stock. In every instance, however, these conclusions presuppose growd wheat, although it should not be ground fine." Another prominent journal discusses the subject at length in an article headed '"Authorities Endorse Wheat as Feed," during the course of whic...
WONDERFUL LAMB DRESSES 64 LB. AT SIX MONTHS OLD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
WONDERFUL LAMB DRESSES 64 LB. AT SIX MONTHS OLD In "The Advertiser" of February 19 reference was made to a lamb sold at the Abattoirs market by Messrs. Fis- cher & Copley on account of Mr. H. J. Oldneld. Myponga, and purchased by Mr. J. Poole, TorrensvUle. * The lamb was by a Southdown ram out of a Dorset Horn-Merino cross ewe, and the dressed weight was 64 Ib. The photograph shows the splendid export type and conformity of the lamb. The short deep hindquarters, well-sprung ribs, and depth and width of forequarter, are typical of the car cases favored by oversea buyers. The weight is far in excess of that desired for export, but at 10 weeks old, 'when the lamb would have dressed about 38 lb., the carcase would have provided a model for all lamb breeders. The fruitgrowers and Market Gar deners' Association sent a ease of celery to Melbourne this week to have It fumi gated to prevent Infection by the lucern The celery has been returned and pronounced by Mr. E. W. Pritchard. of...
Road Advice for Motorists [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Road Advice for Motorists The Royal Automobile Association re- ports that most of the main roada in the Port Pirie district are in fair con- dition, except for patches of drift sand ditto, except for patches of drift sand. ttw*e Is a particularly heavy patch about 4 miles from Port Pirte on the main road to CoeW* CrSStag and Heahm^Porttons c 5 thiTKrt oS were damaged ty?* "oodwatess early in De cember last, are now under repair BUumenoiM reconstruction Sta pro gress between Port Wakefleld and Knl para, but ude tracks are available for trafne. From Kulpara to PaskevUle. ttJx conditions prevail. Several ?£SJS? oj_??w metal were put down recently. The road is rough and not faoled from PaskevUle to Kadina Be oxjUwuS?* effected to *"? *clnlty
ROUND ABOUT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
ROUND ABOUT MAKING every hair of his head and beard bristle, a professor at Bris- tol University gave a practical demon- stration recently on the electric spark to hundreds of school children. To show how bodies charged with positive or negative electricity repel others similarly charged, the professor donned a mask vMh a beard of paper shavings. When he electrified his body not only the hair on his head bristled, but also his beard. A boy was asked to lie on a stretcher suspended from the ceiling by a single wire, and was then pulled round with the Invisible force of an electrified wand, like a compass needle deflected by a piece of steel. The last experiment was the produc tion of sparks by creating such a strain between two points electrically charged that the electricity jumped across with a loud snap. 'THE Prince of Wales, like his grand x father. King Edward, is a great animal lover, and about his beloved Cairn terrier. Cora, there are as many stories as there were about the f...
Wonders of An Adelaide Aquarium Curious Things in a Kent Town Backyard Newts and Other Amphibia [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Wonders of An Adelaide Aquarium Curious Things in a Kent Town Backyard Newts and Other Amphibia Many people know much about flowers and trees, and birds of the air, and beasts of field and jungle; even of the larger fish of the Ma; but comparatively few know anything of the teeming. tiny life of backwaters and pools. Very few. indeed, know that In Kent Town there is an aquarium filled with an absorbingly interesting coDecttan of these enrioos creatures. NOWHERE better than In an aquarium, conducted on scientific lines, does Nature display her most marvellous handiwork. Theie is such an aquarium as this tucked away in a back yard of a house in Kent Town. Here, un suspected by most people, is a micro cosm, in which, day and night, the mysterious work of Nature is being carried out under the eye of s man who has studied aquatic life in many of Its aspects. In this aquarium of Mr. P. A. Gefcler, there are between 5,000 and 6,000 fish. mostly small, but all distinguished by some particul...
DIARY OF A DOCTOR Consumption at an Early Stage FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
DIARY OF A DOCTOR Consumption at an Early Stage FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA This is a weekly article written by a doctor with a suburban practice. All the name of the fiction. names are fictitious. Monday. February 16th_ EVER since las*. Tuesday week,; John Mortiny hasn't, known! where his big toe was. Not that j 1 he's lost it or anything, but he has ' I lost the sense of position in regard to &lt; it. Of course, if he has any doubt about its whereabouts he can always have a look at it, but, then, as he ex plained to me in a hurt voice this morning, it's a bit of a nuisance having to take off your boot to make certain you 6till have a big toe. ThlE loss or the senee of position is not a disease in itself. It is rather an advanced stage of an affliction John has had since he was twelve years of | age. At that time his legs became difficult to handle (if you may put it that way). He developed a clumsy gait and. indeed, be has found walking somewhat increasingly difficult ever since. ...
LONG SEARCH FOR GOLD STRENUOUS TRIP IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA DIVERSIONS BY CAMELS AND BULLANTS By MICHAEL TEKRRY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LONG SEARCH FOR GOLD STRENUOUS TRIP IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA DIVERSIONS BY CAMELS AND BULLANTS By MICHAEL TEKRRY When yon are out for a long trip It is Jest plain ungarnished hard work—that is, provided you do not make a find. The novelty wears off in a fortnight, and romance Is essentially retrospective. TT was out in the Petermann Ranges, x at Livingstone Pass, whsn we had ' that fuss with KullL He was our old I camel, the father of the string, anc, 1 as we had to run along the bed of the : Docker for some distance to get through > tbe gorge, we decided to be towed In- ' stead of laying mazs for the track, i Talk about noise—why, it would have burst a talkie negative! We got Kulli safely hitched to the truck and then Mick, our camel boy. began to man oeuvre Tommy to make Kulli follow the string leader. But Tommy was i scared of the noise of the truck, and only danced round in circles. Kulli began to get restive, so I speeded up the engine to get under way. At once Kulli let out a r...
Beauty in a Doorway [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Beauty in a Doorway There is an architectural grandeur in an entrance of this type, which is another example of the Renaissance period of architecture. Here we have the Roman Corinthian Order, with its attic base, fluted columns, com- posite capitals, and an ornate entablature with pediment over it. En- ncbmenr ana ______ are bjso vypictu oi _ne __ruer __-_, uie i_____ mint t\a scroll work in mid relief, and the cornice with Its dentils and carved modlllions. In the tympanum of the pediment appropriate enrichment gives added beauty to the upper portion, while the decorative twin columns below, on either side, give adequate support to the enriched entab lature. This Order Is one which the Romans took a delight In using, as It gave them scope to show their love of ornaments. This is the main en? trance of the Union Bank, Adelaide.
TRIPHONE BOXER RIFLED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
TRIPHONE BOXER RIFLED A sales of thefts from public tele- phone [?] mainly in the southern abate, is engaging the attention of Adelaide detectives. During the but two or three weeks 30 or man bates Iw*t bten rifled, and the ?n ean ttbten Tm>tilr***>tr the p—vl*^ taken MMV. m mart instanEeg the cues ££&* the tins have been forced, but ?m &a?e been opened, tw?Bi? ?tth a key. The damage and thefts but Involved a lon of many pound*.