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SPECTACULAR GOLF: POINTERS TO SOUTH WEST CHAMPIONSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
SPECTACULAR GOLF: POINTERS TO SOUTH WEST CHAMPIONSHIP Spectacular scoring was a feature of play on the Roma Golf Links at the week-end. On Saturday (Flag Competition), the flag was given a long Jourrtey, four players taking It past the 18Lh green. Dick Lee was the winner of the event, taking the 'flag opposite the 20th green after picking it up from a point near the 19th green, where it had been carried by Ranald Ferrler. Tlie winner had a margin of seven strokes under handicap, while the runner-up had six, providing further work for the liandlcappersi R. Lee's round was a particularly good one, being 6 over standard scratch and this 77 represents a new record tor Uie new layout. Yesterday members played a Four Ball Best Ball and once again good rounds were tlje order of t£e day Ranald and Mayne Ferrier returned the best card of &lt;6 up, with, two other cards of 4 up being returned. The standard of play by many members at this early stage of the season gives promise of some...
TUESDAY STAR RUSHED [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
TUESDAY STAR RUSHED iALE of the first Issue of the Tnes day Star last week exceeded all expectations. In the tint 60 minutes after printing 600 papers were sold—an average of 12 papers a minute. Tb*4&y, the circulation of . the . Tuesday Star will be stepped np «»e greatly increased demand foUow . lnglast week's isstle. To> ensnrp a: regular piper, how ever) readers are advised either to lodge direct orders with their agent, or .anrange for yearly or half-yearly posting direct from this office. :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
TO ALL AOTOMOffll E OWNERS aad ELECTRIC WELDING. PANEL BEATING Dpite By THE CASH SERVICE STATION Onpou'lertheCoBaDObwekitfa HotdL a Wyndbam&reaty Romai We liaye experienced jnenid do die wwk. All work guaranteed and a full rrageof Spart Bartt.i AccCnom*. Tjra. Tubes. Batterie* and -eroncMiAnd Can. Trudtii and Utilities ahrayi lor Sale, at price* to imitaSIUyERS." For full particular* CALL, WRITE or RING 60 ROMA. ' uc»1 Otkfer within tk» Abu al Bang3 aad Basdnur* for UJL «n«J DOMINION MOTORS. OLD. Ms WISE . $0 (Build mik HARDIES GENUINE FIBROLITE ITS WWII tm "NMk" MltfU m maim, «t it Da «w aunpty at «m «M* w«Hlno«te MM "FIBROLTIE" IS STOCKED BY HUNTERS PIT. LTD. Roma. MRS. M. M. GALTON (LATE BOBOOIi OF ABTg, H0ISL.B01U) IS HOW OOKDUOXmO THE WELL-KNOW* COMMONWEALTH HOTEL WYNDHAM STEEET, BOMA, FHOKH 286. &lt; OLD AND XXIW CLIENTS ABE AS8UBED pF ALL ATTENTION t J
SHOW OFFICIALS HOPE FOR FINE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
SHOW OFFICIALS i HOPE FOR ! FINE WEATHER ! Despite light showers early this morning, officials expect fine wo- - ther to u":her in Soma's 63rd An nual Show to-morrow. The town in booked out with visitors from towns throughout the wcBt, while ;iii additional influx has licon caused by entrants for the big two-day Dig gers' Race Meeting on Friday and Saturday. The Golf liall to-night will officially open Show Week festivities. Working bees throughout 'In week-end were kept busy at the showgrounds adding last minute, touches to the grcundi and ap pointments. To handle the record number ot beef cattle entered '2o temporary pens have l>eon erected. Judge in the stud cattle section will be Mr. W. J. B. Sparkes, M.L.A. In the fat cattle section Mr. H.irry Davis has been unable to attend, and will be replaced as judge by Mr. Max Hutton. The Show will be officially open ed at 1.33 p.m. by the Sfeue Transport Minister (Mr. Dnggcn), who will also attend the Show Ball to-morrow night. Main r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
FOR ALL WOOL EXPERTLY HANDLED AT OUR UP-TO-DATE WOOL STORE OUR SERVICE IN ALL DEALINGS INSURES SATISFACTION OUR ROMA MERCHANDISE SHOWROOM DISPLAYS THE GOODS YOU WANT MONTHLY CATTLE SALES HELD AT ROMA, VALLUHBILLA, IN JUNE AND MITCHELL THE AUSTRAUAN ESTATES CO. LID. ; (Incorporated in England)
BUNGIL SHIRE FOREMAN'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
BUNCH SHIRE FOREMAN'S REPORT In his report, Mr. Hancock said tliat all the. plant; however, had given fairly trouble free service. The tyre position ljad improved con siderably and the power graders were now better equipped with heavier typo tyres,'and could proceed with the heav ier class of road work, which had been aet aside for some time. >. The work on Megiue Road was car ried-out by No. 1 Gang, but vas held up for a week by the recent rain, tile gronad being so water soaked that it would not carry the weight of heavy machines, and there were still short sections which will have to be left until the ground dries out thoroughly before the formation can be completed. Tbe clearing liad been completed on this road 'from the Boina-Southera Road to the Megine corner, a'so the bulk of the formation had been finished and the balance of the road hud been flat graded to enable traffic to use the full lengtl) of the new road. Ganger Bobinson and part of the gang were moved from the roa...
CITIES WIN DOUBLE TO GAIN REVENGE WALLABIES WALLOPED IN HARD GAME [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
CITIES WlN DOUBLE TO GAIN REVENGE WALLABIES WALLOPED IN HARD GAME flTlES Football Ciub turned out in force on Sunday to win both the A Grade and Reserve matches in the - final round of the Ambulance Shield, and go down lighting to miss by only one point the honours in the Junior game. In the main match against the heavily favoured Wallabies which ran away in their last encounter with a 26-0 final score, Cities gave a fine display of tight defensive football to take the Shield by six points to nil. Their forwards never let up throughout the game, and their control of scrums and scrimmages reflected great credit on Coach Eddie Kratztnantt. Captain Boy Grubb played grand football to lead hjs pack to victory, wBile young Roddy| Hoffman gave a really brilliant display from the base of the scrum, initiating attack after attack, and extricating his side from a couple of tight corners. Their points came from two grand tries by .'Winger Ooles, who also figured in a spectacular diving ' tackl...
SAVINGS CROSSWOR[?] [?]. ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
SAVINGS CROSSWCfco Mc. . ACROSS 1. Fasten 6. ParroU 11. Alternative 13. Dodecanese island '14. Fanfare 16. Appliance 18. fiwtsw 19. Detume 20. 'Stupefy.. 21. Sioux tent 22. Metal 23. Wearies :5. Represents tive J6. Yield 27. Finishes 28. Caution 31. Agreeable 35. Plunder (poet) 36. Set of step* 38. An-, ere 39. Meet 43. Eoj liflt school 44. SiciFan wine 46. Atrocity 4ti, 'futkieh 49. Advocate 50. Best dan - 51. Hay-fidi 52. Dignitaiiefl 5^. Putrid /, •" DOWN " 1. Painter 2. Head shaving ' 3. Is harmon) 4. Gipsy fellow 5. Province in Afganietan 6. iVcree Tjiy/tium 7. Region 8. Adequate 9* Secured 10. Noislees 12.* Uncommon 13. Stringed inetrumem 15. Odd trick 17. Saintly ipwgea y l'4 Number ANSWER TO CRQSSVOBb No. 22""' 25. Age% 38, Vigour 28. Jewel weight , 39. Black notes 29. Warded off 40. Nunw rood 30. Croquette 41* Soaks up 32/ Repeat 42. Old ships 33. Fortress 45, Eastom 34.~P«negyric ruler 35. Fissured 47. Side SOLUTION —NEXT WEEK
TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
TOWN TALE Ill . .f Miaa y«l Hobson returned ou Mon day night after upending a week 111 Brisbane. Val is deserting ub for that city early next month. Bobin and Don Scott of Wallumbilla uro jii town as guests on Dr. and Mrs. Q. H. Dodson until after buow Week. ' Beliovf a pell-known country visitor in town made rather a charming model in display window of business liouse one night this week. Mr. Hector Glasson pi "Tara,1' Julia Creek, here for a f^w days iu elass "Gwynville" stud flock. AIbo boar Mr. Bill Glasson has iin porteu some excellent stud rams from "Bossmore" and "Umbercollie" to further improve his stud. , Ooming-of-age celebrations for Juan Anderson. Friends Enid Johnson, Carmel Aslmey, Bob Crawford. "Titli" Crawford, Jack Bassett, Bert Brucker, and Jack Aaliney, toasted her at her dinner party. Another "dot' for Jean Anderson was party given in her honour by Carmcl Ashney. Jean Is transferred to the Brisbane branch of the S.G.LO. Kntry o£ the C.O.D.'s Jerry Moore into the ...
MILES SHOOTER WINS FOUR AGGREGATES IN BIG ANNUAL SHOOT [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
MILES SHOOTER WINS FOUR AGGREGATES IN BIG ANNUAL SHOOT Jack McAuliffa, Captain of , MUm Sine OInb, pat np a splen did performance In winning the B Grade, A Grade, MorUl* and Warrego (Championship) Aggre gates at the annual meeting of the Western Districts Bille Union, held t,t the Boma Klflo Range on Btmday. There was a good ij^teuduiicc of G3 'shooters iu the two grades, und they represented tlie Miles, Boma, Charlo vi le, Chinchilla, Walluinbillu, Mif clicll and St. George Rifle Clubs. Weather conditions were favourable but Scores were not up to expectations. The B and A Grade matches over the I 300, 500 and 600 yards were fired in conjunction, and both these aggregates . were won by J. McAoliffe, with a score of 07. This shooter also won the Jtfurilla Aggregate with 68 ont of a possible - 70, And shot well at the 700 yards, scot . ing 84, to win the Warrego (Champion ship) Aggregate. The Columboola Hatch (300) was .-Htm by J. Moore (St. George), with 85; the Wallumbilla Hatch by ...
SPORTSMANSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
SPORTSMANSHIP (The following article on sports manship is the first of a series which will he contributed frequent ly by the sporting fcub-commlttee of the Bomr and District Progress Association.—Ed.). A good sportsman has been de fined one one who always a'.lows his opponent fair play, from which follows that a good sport'man must always play fairly himself. Following on this, the difference between a good sport, meaning one who is proficient in some game, and a good sportsman, can be large and definite. Fortunately, however it is liBually .ound tint the "good sport" 1b u|sj a good sportsman. To merit tlio title of good sports I man. one must have the ability to loiio cheerfully and win gracefully. J limitation following a victory io natural and not to be eondemed, but jubilation over a defeated opponent violates the code of good sportsman ship. The employment of any unfair means to win a game or race ol any description shows a lack of good sportmanshlp which definitely should be d...
ROMA-BRISBANE ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
ROMA-BRISBANE ASS0C1A110N the Anociatloii'a Secretary, MRS. OL1VE KIMUN) BRISB6ANE, Wednesday,—The Social Evening held last Thurs day night wu -a wonderful no ««■«, nearly 2DO fceinfl . present. Lucky door ticket prime brought from New Zealand by Mr. and Mrs. Syd (Price were won by Mrs. T. Swyer and Mr. Baden Klmlln. Euchre prizes donated by Mr. Foot* and Mrs. Rloe were iwon by Mr. Geo. Kiesekd* and ■ Mr. Cecil Pitman. The MonteCarlo pi-ize was won Iby Mrs. Jatck iRoiw and Mr. Row, Jnr* Ipswich. During the. evening a salt and pepper - sfeiYtttf1 ihade from Queens land wood and a bouqUet or red roses was presented to Mr.' and Mrs. Syd Price by Mr.- F. W. Klmlln, president on behalf of members of our Associa tion in honour of their Silver Wed ding Anniversary celebrated that night. Mr. Price suitably thanked mem bers . An Anniversary cake made by Mrs. Lycer (sister) was cut by the guests of honour. During the cutting of the cake Miss Norma Harvey eang "Because" and "Garden Of Happi ne...
Associate golf [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 May 1949
Associate golf Result Of fixtures In the first two events played liy Associates of the Roma Golf Club for tbls season are: April 24: Id a field of 10 players in an IS.hole Stroke Handicap played (11 conjunction with the first round ot the season's continuous Eclectic Corapetl ■' tion, the winning card .was returned . by Mrs. Poole, with Miss Scotton and Mrs. Sailer filling second and third, plae respectively. May 1: A Stoke Handicap over IS holes played in conjunction with the first round of the Q.L.O. Union Trophy was won by Mrs. Sailer, who played to her handicap, with Mrs. Poole sec ond and Mil's Scotton third In a field of nine players; On Sunday next the event Is a Bis- : que Handicap over IS holes for a trophy and Asociates are asked to be at the Clulj House not later than 1.45 p.m. as opponents are to drawn for.