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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
MARKE1 REPORTS. Messrs. FENWJCK ft CO., Salesmen, Edward St., Brisbane, -report under date 24th January, 1930 :— WOOL.— The fourth series of the Brisbane wool sales opened on the 20th: inst., when . we offered our catalogue. There was keen competition from the Japanese, French, German, and Brad ford sections. Compared with rates ruling at last December series, values may be quoted as follows : — Good wools 1V% per cent, lower, average wools 10 per cent, lower. MARSU-- PIAL SKINS.— Sale held 14th Janu ary. Market unchanged. Quotations; Grey Kangaroos from 1/- to 3/6; Bed Kangaroos 1/- to 3/-; Wallaroo's 1A to 2/-; WhiptaHs 1/- to 2/-; Scrub Wallabies, Ordinary 9d. to 2/-; Swamp Wallabies 9d. to 1/6; Coast Wallabies 6d. to 9d. per 1b. ^ext sale will be held 28th January, 1930. CARPET SNAKE SKINS.— Carpet snake skins 6 inches and up wards in width are in good- demand! at from 4/- to .15/- per. skin. Skins under this width are only worth from 6d. to 1/- prr skin. HIDES.-Sale held 23rd J...
NEW RANGE CONVENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
NF.W KANCK (u.WKM. W'ni U will coiuiiK-ni-e iii-\t. wi-i'k i.i the new range- convent Iniildin^^. 'I'll'1 runt i actors are Mcsmm. ]!. Cousins mi1'. Co., Ltd. 'llic uiiioiint of the tender is £i:i,000. It is anticipHlcd thnt t lie work will be . finished by the end of October. The building was oViignpii !)v Messrs. Hcmu'Ssy. Ucini('.sy and Co.. of Svilm.-y and Hi isliiinc. uutl l lie supci - . i-?i«iii » in ifit iiiiii.'i ini\i:n ii(\ ..iit^^i ^. L. T. l'alinci hii.I Kov Chipps. This will be the third of the. series of con vent buildings Hi the Kau^e and i« in tended Kolelv for the accommodation --i the Sisters of Jleivy. Its prection neccssilHtcs the demolition of a por tion of 'he M'idjiil of the existing huiid inus. The new building will be of brick, with stone dressin,';«. and co\er a j- '--u nd space of ll.l ft. by 52 ft. There will be wide balconies and verandahs «w each floor. On the piound floor there will hp six i-ells and a large com munity ronm :^(i ft. by 20 it. and a sp...
GENERAL CABLES. BRITAIN. LONDON, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
GENERAL CABLES. BRITAIN. LONDON, January 22. An American millionaire, -niio Liz covered Europe and half ot Asia, to the extent of 110,000 miles, has jutt had specially built, in Holland an air yacht monoplane which has arrived at Crea don. It, will shortly take kim to Tokio. LONDON, January 24, The English birth rate is now belcrr the fizure which statisticians estimate as necessary to maintain population at its present strength. It is probably the lowest in the world. LONDON, January 25. A huge amalgamation has been com pleted on the South Wales coalfields. It will be known as the Welsh As sociated Collieries Ltd. It has a capital of £8.500.000 and wilt i-ontrol 58 mines employing 65.00U men.
FOREIGN. TEGLUCIGALPA (Honduras) January 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
FOREIGN. TEGUCIGALPA (Honduras) January 22. The Foreign Minister has announced the mobilisation of the Honduras troops in ord-sr to dislodge the Guatemala troops, who are alleged to have oxu pied Honduras territory. BERLIN, January 22. The KohrbBch Company, the builders ftf lanmtic flTrirtr* K*\n fa and rriorif *«tm^ planes, is in financial difficulties aui is discussing the early closing of the works. It is reported that the Government will come to its r.id with a view to ensuring orders for machines from Italy. TOKIO, January 24. The recurrence of bubonic plague flt Osaka is ofliciaily conlirmed. The auth orities are carrying out disinfectant measures in regard to shipping. PARIS, January 25. Dysentery has broken out on the battleship Haruna at Yokosuka. Already 50 bluejackets have \-teu taken to hospHaL The epidemic if spreading rapidly. MOSCOW, January 27. The Soviet has notified the League o.t Nations that it does not propose to be represented at the tariff truce confer ence on...
STATE SCHOLARSHIPS. T. J. RYAN MEMORIAL BRISBANE, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
STATE SCHOLARSHIPS. T. J. RYAN MEMORIAL BRISBANE, January 28! lo was announced utikially to-day that the T. J. Ryan memorial priws to the scholar obtaining the higlicbt marks in the recent Stale schoitubhip exauuua- 1 tion was won by Alfred Glen M'Crea-iy, | of the Boys' State School, Mackay, who also won 'the Lilley medal for tlie boy obtaining the Ik'si pass iu the examina tion. t The l\yan memorial prize 16 awaiUcO, alternately to the boy and giri highest ott the list. On the last occasion it was awarded to a girl, no that only boys were eligible on this occasion. 'lhe winner of this prize may choose a medal, a book or catJi. Ajs two j;irlsi 1 ied for top place among the girls 'in the recent examination, efforts are being made lo have each pre sented with a Lilley medal, us well a* the top buy. It was aleo staled to-day that 46 pupils of the State correspondence school sa£ at the scholarship examination ami 21 pasted. A modal lias been 'presented by a country wgnian interested in...
TRAIN SMASH. BLUE MOUNTAINS TRAGEDY. SYDNEY, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
TRAIN SMASH. BLUE MOUNTAINS TRAGEDY. ? SYDNEY, January 25. Two engines and the guard's van f a passenger train left the rails an toppled over an embankment nea Warrimoo, on the Blue Mountains, lac ' night. By a miracle, the carriages r- mained on the line and a dieadfu' catastrophe was averted. Ranna, an Smith, driver and fireman respectivel; of the pilot engine, received fatal in juries, and Joseph Garrity (29), portei was verv seriously injured. Garrity was pinned under the wreck age by the hand, which was very badl? crushed. When doctors arrived they crawled under the wreckage, administered ai anaesthetic and amputated the hand. Walter Aurish (21), of Lung Bay, . passenger, sustained injuries to th- head and was taken to hospital in i critical condition. Particulars of the mishap rli«clos- that one line was blocked near Blax land in the afternoon and the eervici to and from Sydney had to be conduc ted on a single tract?. The excursion train from Mount Vic toria to Sydney was swit...
AVIATION. LONDON, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
AVIATION. LOXD0X, January 24. Mah Mohan Singh, the young Indian. who recently made an unsuccessful at tempt to fly from England to India, tc win the prize of £iOU differed by the Aga Khan to the tiist Indian doing the journey in 19 days, started on anoth er attempt to-ds.T. He left shortly before 1 o'clock tait afternoon. PARIS. January 26. Singh, who darLed for India yettcr day. arrived at. Dijoo.
BILOELA. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
BILOELA. On Saturday evening, the School of Arts committee held a dance in aid of the building fund. This function wafc moderately well patronised and had better weather prevailed a greater fin ancial success would have resulted. A Monte Carlo waltz was won by Alias V. Donavon and partner. Another cpm petition was annexed .by H. Elliott. Next Saturday, the Biloela cricket ers are holding a dance by way of en tertainment to the visiting Theodore team. A good evening is expected. On Sunday, a scratch match was played between the 'Odditees'and the Valen tine Plains team on the latter's wic- ket. A very enjoyable outing was the result, the 'Odds' returned vie tors. Scores— Biloela 'Odds' 115, Valentine Plains 62 and 62. S. An- derson secured the bowling honours for th© 'Odds' with 10 for 18. Biloela, January 20, 1930.
Brown Apple Was Sweet Fruit. Coup Upset By Wet Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
Brown Apple Was Sweet Fruit. Coup Upset By Wet Weather. T3AIN on a racecourse is never re garded as the enemy of the odds layer. in fact it is reckoned to be one of the many agencies work ing in his favour. It panned out that way for several Eockhampton fielders in connection with the first day of the Q.T.C. Anni versary meeting. It is, of course, possible to get a set price in Rockhampton about minor events in Brisbane, and when Brown Apple figured on the local charts at 6 to 1 in the Flying, a couple of agents Blipped round on Friday night and took all the money that was of' fering. Others were prepared to do business at an even shorter quote on Saturday morning. There was every evidence that Brown Apple was going to start very much in demand, and that any bookie who wanted to back him back on the course would have to 'take a very much worse price than he had laid. Then came the rain and it was doubtful if even Ascot would stand racing on. Scratehings were heavy and Brown Apple wa...
BOULDERGOMBE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
BOULDERGOMBE. Since the 16th inst.. light rain has fallen at intervals, 2 ins. being regis ?,.' tered. The country could hardly look better, and the dairymen are going at top speed. A social evening given by Mr. George Maguire, who is on a visit from Cairns to Ms parents, was voted by all pre sent as a great success, the Royal Hall being taxed to its utmost capacity. The L.P.A, meeting was 'well attend ©a, ana amongst mo important resolu tions dealing with primary matters , was the subject of acquiring the fruit section of the C.O.D. at Rockhampton. ';' A Bub-committee, comprising Messrs. ?' Dwyer, Ganter, Hinchliffe, Tait and Stanton, was appointed to handle the ; matter and refer it back to the' Febru ary meeting for consideration. Mr. Dwyer reported that the quarterly xneet *~ ing of the C.Q.F.G.A., to which he was a delegate, lapsed through want of a quorum'. Mattel's of 'local interest dis ; cu»Bed at the meeting wero the eUgi- ?.. bility of members' wives to member ship of an ...
Callaghan Park Under Water. R.J.C. May Not Race For Some Time. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
Callaghaii Park Under - Water. R.J.C. May Not Race For Some Time i rpHE Rockhampton Jockey Club's -*- racecourse is as capable of stand ing up to wet weather as most rinks as was demonstrated on New Year's Day. But the seven inches which fell early in the week preceding the commencement of the Anniversary meeting was too big a hurdle. It was fine when the committee met on Friday morning and decided upon a postponement of the first day, and there was a disposition from out eide to hurl the inevitable brick. The decision proved a wise one, however, for rain set in again and even had the track been alright the racing would have been conducted be fore a small crowd. A continuance of the rain and the rising of flood waters,, which may in undate portion of the racing track, makes it problematical as to when the premier club will be in a position to resume operations. Consequently the Anniversary meeting has been cancelled and a fresh date will be applied for when the course is ready to re...
THANGOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
THANGOOL After a number of days of threaten ing rain, splendid soaking ehowers com menced to fall over this district about midday on Tuesday, and, with little abatement, still continues. As can be imagined, all the- farmers are jubilant. Splendid cotton, maizo and broom mil let crops should how be assured A dance, under the auspices of the School of Arts committee, was held ip the goods shed last Friday night. Mr. A. Archer supplied the music, while M.C. The Monte Carlo waltz was won by Miss Myra Gaze and Mr. J. Hard wick. A fair profit will be made. The local statiomnaster, Mr. W. Bache, and Mrs. Bache, who had been spending their annual vacation in the south, .returned last. week. ,Mr. Evans,' who had been relieving, has left for Rocfchamptoii. While here Mr. Evans prbVed: himscH a- most «fficient and obliging officer. . . - While sitting on a rail Ia6t Tuesday morning Dorothy, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Ridge, slipped and fell, with the result that she fractured her r...
HEAVY RAIN AFFECTS ANNIVERSARY DAY RACING PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
HEAVY RAIN AFFECTS ANNIVERSARY DAY RACING PROGRAMME Heavy rain interfered with the Anniversary race meetings in many centres, but the general good resulting therefrom was a decided offset, and racegoers, though they do not like to be put off what to them is as much business as recreation, accepted the conditions in good spirit. At Rockhampton the two-days' meeting had to be postponed, and will probably be abandoned. Brisbane just managed to get through with small fields, and in Sydney racing was conducted on a Heavy track. In the circumstances it is not surprising that punters found the going nearly as heavy as did the horses, and few winners were reported. v
THE CAVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
THE CAVES. Driving through the district on Sun day last to the vineyard at Jlilnian one could not help contrasting the present season with the season this time last year. The farms then wore an ap pearance of prosperity. One could see beautiful patches of cotton, peanuts, and niiii/.e and Rhodes grass every vrhere. To-day there is certainly abun dance of the latter, growing even where crops were anticipated. Large areas of cultivation on the slopes lay bare of crops, as the rain came too late to plant, and then heavy rain made it impossible to get on the lield. Cultivation, ploughs, etc., were there, just as their owners left then;, hoping for a spell of fine weather. Mr. Loose had the good fortune to dispose of his fine crop of -vinos before the rain came. On Sunday he had a small quantity remaining on the vines an-1 hoped to have them off this week. The grapes were of a remarkable size and lias our and found a quick sale. A few farmers Mere giving the rowpea a try out, as it is re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
\ ? f U KPOJ JjW 9 V deliciousyp a REX J| Bams e * BACON FOCCITT JONES PTY LTD. Works 14 hours a day — but never tired What a wonderful record! No wonder her friends are amazed at her vitality. And no wonder she is grateful to Kruschen, which makes such energy and vitality possible. ' My age is 6i years, so you will see I am not a young woman. I am oat all day exposed to all weather, and have been now for 15 years. I am up every morning at 6 o'clock, and standing all day, only silting down for breakfast, dinner, tea, until 8 o'clock at night. For ten years I have taken the daily dose of Kruschen Salts and have kept well in health, never had a doctor since I started to take them. I have never had headache or indigestion. People often tell me J am a marvel to stand and do as I do.' October 4th, 1928. Mrs. L. T. Original letter on file for inspection. Kruschen keeps the system regular and punctual in iis most important daily duty ! It makes constipation impossible. It ensures a clear b...
MARMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
MARMOR. Since the recent rain the whole dis trict looked its best untli the excessive heat of Tuesday and Wednesday. Then c\en the Rhode,, grata coiuinencea1 to show eigns of wiltinp. Cattle would not feed and the milkers would stand all day in the shade. Wednesday pro mised *a storm the like of which I of ten watched in 100 1 when the Mt. Mor gan Company's dams were dry. Clouds massed and contracted, rolled, and twisted, but we had no rain. Thurs day at 7 a.m. it commenced to rain, but we had 12 points only and heat again. Notwtihstanding this another dairyman has commenced. The dairying [industry is now firmer than ever. On Monday week 1310 lbs. of cream were sent from here. This showed an in crease of 500 lbs. over the previous week. For the wek pust over 1} tons (nett weight) of cream were despatched. This week is slightly an the increase. Considerable inconvenience is being caused to dairymen through cans not being returned promptly from the fac tory. The company could greatly ...
FIFTY YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 30 January 1930
FUTY YEARS AGO. (From 'Capricornian' Files.) Th© following are extracts from the issue of ' The Capricoruian ' of Janu ary 31st, 1880: — A meeting of a private character was held at the offices of Messrs. Dibdin and Cummins on January 29th to consider a proposal to form a company for the growth and manufacture of sugar. A draft prospectus was submitted to Mr. R. L. Dibdin. lt would appear that Pandora. -Vin freehnlrl csfHfp nf Mr. Peter Murray on the Agricultural Re serve, together with a square-mile block situated two and a-balf miles distant (on Limestone Creek), held on terms ot conditional purchase, is under offer, and the land is believed to be in every way suitable for sugar cultivation. The pro posed capital of the company ia £5000 in shares of £1 each, to be called up in small sums extending over twelve months. A committee was appomtcd, consisting of Messrs. J. Stewart, \V\ Allen, G. M. Leigh, J. Ferguson, \V. Burns, S T. Morris, R. Sharpies, H. Ves permann, G. Bletcher, and...