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WORTH REPEATING. HUMOUR—ALLEGED and OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
WORTH REPEATING. -: o : -. HUMOUR-ALLEGED and OTHERWISE. "This man has had a very uneventful life-he was never married," said a know- ing woman. . * . « Called upon to take the oath, a woman asked : "What have I to say-:my pray- ers ?" * . . » "When my wife advises me to do a thing, I find It advisable to do it," said a much, married man. * * * * "The lives of most married women are in preventing their husbands making fools of themselves." * * # * "Mother, why did you marry father ?" "So you've begun to wonder, too, have you?" * . . . Visitor : "Order me a taxi. I must catch the 4.25 train." Porter : "A taxi won't get you to the station in time, sir!" Vis- itor : "Well, order a couple." **.*.* Schoolmistress : "Who can name one important thing we have now that we did not have one hundred years ago ?" Master Tommy : "Mc." * * * * East : "North says he can write best on an empty stomach." West : "His stuff suggests to me that it was written with an empty head." » » * * Barrister : "Bu...
Stocks and Shares. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Stocks and Shares. -: o : Commonwealth 5 per cent (1923)-Buy- er £100/6/3, seller £100/7/6. Commonwealth 4J per cent (1925)-Buy- er £99/7/6, seller £99/12/6, sales £99/10/-. Commonwealth 4h per cent (1927) Buyer £99/10/-, seller £99/15/-, salea £99/12/6. Commonwealth 5 per cent (1927)-Buy- er £100 /7/6, seller and sales £100/10/-. Commonwealth 6 per cent (1930)-Buyer* £105/7/6, sales £105/7/6. Queensland State 65 per cent-Buyer £107/7/6. Bawra.-Buyer 15/8, seller 15/10, sales 15/9*. Queensland National.-Buyer £8/15/-. Queensland Meat Export.-Buyer 11/3, seller 11/6. Queensland National Pastoral Co., Ltd., 7 per cent cum. pref.-Seller 18/3. City Electric Light Co., Ltd., ordinary paid up.-Buyer 31/15. Nestles and Anglo-Swiss Milk Co.-Buyer 23/9, sailer 24/-. E. Rich and Co., Ltd.-Buyer 13/9, sel- ler 14/3. Castlemain Brewery and Quinlan Grey and Co., Ltd.-Buyer 11/9, seller 12/-. Perkins and Co., Ltd.-Buyer 14/11, sel- ler 15/1S. Queensland Brewery.-Buyer 24/6, sel- ler 25/6. Austral...
Hospital League. MARYBOROUGH HOSPITAL GUILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Hospital League, . MARYBOROUGH HOSPITAL. GUILD. The louai Hospital Committee hav&lt; endeavouring to secure the interest &lt; ladies of the district in the formatioi Hospital League, and towards this &lt; meeting of ladies will be .shortly ( . What has been done by such a leag " Mao-borough is set out in the foll' letter received by Mr. F. J. McKeon, i is contended »that what the ladies of : borough can do, the ladies of Long can also do. The letter read« as follow Dear Sir.-Your letter asking for formation re the formation of a Wot . Guild for your Hospital is supplied in letter. 1 always take a V . ure in supplying this sort information as I know it will duce much good, and once the ladies a real interest in the work, they lik and very seldom uuarrel. Our Guild is der the one president, Mrs. R. S. Mu for 15 yeans, and I have been hon. sec 8J years and tho majority of the mem have been about 12 or 14 years cons workers. So I hope, when you- start, ; town wil...
Southern Racing. THE BRISBANE THOUSAND. BRISBANE, Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Southern Racing. BRISBANE THOUSAND '. . - BRISBANE. KVi*l" _--i-i, Ü nuay. The following are the latest betting quo- tations in connection with the Brisbane Thousand :-Sixes Admetus, Glory Box, and Eudorcast, Eights Azure Main, Tens Lord Thomas. * y . SATURDAY'S ALBION PARK RACES. The Brisbane "Telegraph" tips the fol- lowing for the above races :-Maiden Handicap.-Jumrum or Plying Artillery. Plying.-Glory Box or Jessie Marsh. Two- ' year-old.-Bronze Bar or Enimo. Welter Lawrenny or Wheatena. Novice.-Mallina or Lillyguard. Club Handicap.-Percyrua or Hartfly. N
Local and General. Patchy Feed. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Local and General. -.-: o : --- . Patchy Feed. We leam that down Jundah way there is good grass, but in " patches. There is nice feed at.-Bimerah, but all the way down there is evidence of the patchiness of the recent rains. Around Windorah the ap- pearance ol' the country would indicate that the rains there were much better than in most places, though Windorah itself does not look at all well. At Longford, close to the homestead, the country looks beautiful. The major portion of the .stock route from Longreach to- Windorah- ~isi in a deplorable state." Magpie Lane. The temporary drainage- improvements carried out by the Shire Council at the northern end of Magpie-lane have effected a most desirable improvenient In that much used thoroughfare." In the past it has been almost impossible to pass along this lane in comfort, but the construction_of a chan- nel connecting up with a concrete drain in Swan-street has had the effect of abating the trouble. The southern end of the same lane ...
Up-to-date Methods. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Up-to-date Methods. Thé résident engineer on the Longreach Wihton^,railway construction branch is adopting -up-to-date methods in that he has procured a caterpillar tractor for the .purpose 'of hauling earth formation ma- chinery. This Interesting little locomotive (which is petrol driven) arrived in Long- reach this week, and was unloaded to-day, proceeding, to the camp under its own power.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
! I I Edwards, Martin, Ltd., Are Distributors of Rex §toves Are unequalled for economy ¡rt fuel. Are perfect Roasters and Bakers. Are guaranteed perfect. ooooo -OOQOO -OOQOO Shearing: Supplies, Edwards, Martin, Ltd., j BUILDERS and CONTRACTORS, : LONGREACH. \ I Woolgrowers can always obtain from us at current market rates their Shearing Requirements in the nature of Standard Woolpacks, Seaming Twine, Stencil Plates and other Requisites. * COMPANY LIMITED ROCKHAMPTON. ' j We are Agents for and can supply at Best Prices Paling & Co.'s Pianos, Piano Players, Phonographs and dramaphones. Cash or Terms. We stock all Accessories-Needles, etc., Violin Strings, &c. Corona Portable Typewriters,. Kodaks of all Descriptions. We carry large Stocks and supply Films, Papers, Chemicals. &e The Reading Booksellers, Stationers, and Newsagents, LONGREACH. ! The g . J "Longreach Leader" i TPHE new journal published by the I * Longreach Printing) Company, Q Limited, Longreach. §...
Longreach Leader FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1923. HELP THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1923. HELP THE HOSPITAL. For sonic time past the committee of the Longreach General Hospital has been en- deavouring to. arouse interest amongst the ladies of Longreach with a view to the formation of a body to assist the committee in financing the institution. At first the idea was to form a ladies' committee as an adjunct to the present committee, but upon investigation it has been found that in other places, a separate body alto- gether is found to be the best plan. Tak- ing the case of Maryborough, we find there the existence of a guild which has a won- derful record. A letter from the secre- tary of the Maryborough League appeal's on page 14 of this issue, and we would urge the ladies of Longreach to carefully read this letter. Once having read it, we feel sure they will require but little urging to endeavour to emulate the example of the ladies of Maryborough. What the ladies of Maryborough can do, the ladies of Longreach, we feel sure, can also achieve. It is ...
Alpine Guides. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
Alpine Guides. The news of the death of Peter Taug- walder, the doyen of Swiss guide, will &nbsp; awaken memories to those who have visited the quaint little Alpine hamlet of Zermatt. Here there is a wall on which sit the guides &nbsp; waiting for employment, ice-axe and rope &nbsp; by their side. The cemetery of the Eng- lish Church at Zermatt is one of the most tragic to be found in Switzerland. There the visitor may see, grave after grave of &nbsp; men and women — killed on one or other of the towering mountains which arise on all sides. &nbsp;
LATEST BY WIRE. Chinese Bandits. SHANGHAI, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 18 May 1923
' LATEST BY WIRE. ^-: o : ' Chinese Bandits. SHANGHAI, Tuesday. Father Lenferu, the priest who conferre with the bandits' chieftain, has informe^ the American Consul at Lingcheng that for r-ign captives now in the hands of the ban dits will be killed to-night unless fpreigi diplomats give ' a guarantee that the Chines Government will carry out the bandits terms. PEKIN, Wednesday. The diplomatic corps to-day handed th( .Chinese Government another note demand ing to know what steps are being taken t&lt; secure the release of captives. It is under stood th ecorps is considering the. Power'! withdrawal of recognition of China. Mean ( while the position is becoming hourly mon serious. The bandits have retreated fur ther into the mountains with prisoners anc are making fantastic demands. It is nov reported they are asking for £600,000 ran' som. Death of a Well-known 1 -, Sport BRISBANE. Thursday» ". Mr. C. E. McDougall of Lyndhurst, on« of the best known public men in Queens- land...
Vital Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
- ' Vital Statistics. The following are the vital statistics for* the local-C.F.S. district for the c quarter ended March 31st :-Births 67t deaths 21, --.marriages ,18. Fees collected . £1/8/-. " Wholesale . merchants, ^in London com- plain of the[Commonwealth..Government's dilatoriness in ..completing fresh ' ararhge ments to carry on sales of canned-fruit: : - Melbourne detectives "admit they are up " against a tough- proposition in connection: with the railway robbery. No arrests have yet been mode.' The ^rime. Minister yesterday told a deputation-which" asked for "" exemption from taxation that the ..Government"-would give the gold^mining industry "justice, but , no privileges." . ^ ' - . ., : - Mr. Anglissr the Australian meat mag- nate,'stated in an interview ..that his ex- periences since, his-.arrival in London had cpnfirmëd a preconceived opinion that' the slump in mutton^ and-lamb would ' soonend .Alleging-that a statement was secured . from him by -threats: and violehce,v...
THE JUNIOR-MINORS. Blacks v. Blues. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
THE JUNIOR-MINORS. Blacks y. Blues. - This match Blade v. Blues resulted in . tt win for the Blacks after a hard struggle by ll to-3. The try-getters were A. "Vollîng (two-tries), one of which he . converted with a beautiful kick ; H. Vol-, ling being the other scorer. The Blues-weré" awarded a penalty try. The pick of the Blacks were : A. Voíling, D. Wyland, and. P. O'Farrell, whilst for the Blues "Spar- row" Howard,-George::Scales, and H. " Hes .lin shone out. Mr. H. Sykés - held the whistle.Nvhilst Mesârs J. Duffy and- M. Tay- lor gave satisfaction as line umpires'! Both I teams played short,' Blacks having ll men and Blues 12; ' . - ;. /
Sydney Slums. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
Sydney Slums. In his posthumously published . diary Lord Northcliffe said he failed to discover any slums in Sydney. Perhaps Lord North- cliffe-like a good many famous men that have visited the city-got his impression from the roof gardens of one of the big hotels. If he ,failed to discover slums, he could not have been thorough in his quest -riot nearly as thorough as he would have expected one of his newsmen to be. If the rest of Lord Northcliffe's opinions have not a better foundation than the statement re- ferred to, they are worth very little. Of course there are slums in Sydney, and plenty of them. It will take another fifty years to clean up all the unsavoury places in and about the city. "What absurd ideas some of these globe-trotters get into their heads. "Grace," said her father from the head of the stairs, "is that sweetheart of yours an auctioneer?" "No, father. Why ?" "Because he keeps on saying he's going going, but he hasn't gone yet." * . * * Sunday School Teacher : ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
JOHN KENNEDY TANK SINKING CONTRACTOR. Begs to notify the Station Owners in and around the District that he is prepared to give estimates for any class of Tank Sink- ing or Repair Work in any part of the Cen- tral West. Thirty Years' Experience. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Apply-Care of Box 105, G.P.O., Longreach. cl6 Solo Agent for ] | , WIENEKE SCHNEIDERS \ famous Riding Saddles. t" Buy from WERNER and save freight from? I, Brisbane. ' § * -TP^ MOULTED, I Ti i I £13/15. I \\, . Si STOCKS I \\ j Bl ON HAND. ' I JW?. Prices to suit ' I JoJ^: ^é&r All Pockets. i hi Call or Writ© | For Everything in Saddlery, Harness, Repairs, Etc., R. S. WERNER, The Collar Expert and "Quality First" Saddler, Denham Street (near Leichhardt Hotel) ROCKHAMPTON. 180 BRISBANE HOUSE 208-74 ADELAIDE STREET.
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
áOCIALi AND PERSQNAIi.^".-.^',-.- i?!'. /Mr. Robert Peut, of J ulla ; Creek,1 has; re turned to take up -his residence- -irtV;BarV :V caldine, after an absence of jspnie"yeáís;^- ." t Mr. .and Mrs. Peut and daughter will rèâidè &lt; here, whilp their sons will look afterÏHhé ? - selection ;pn Julia Creek;-Miss Sybir"'TOlöy' >j! (Saltern; Creek) and .Mrs.'' E. ' Robinson (Barcaldine) were ' passengers on Satur^ -f. ,;' day's mail train.-Miss/ M.- Lyons,'^ js^'atr- í S present visiting her -brother,1 Mr. "R. .F.'Lyr; .-iv? ons, Barcaldine.rr-Mrs. (Justice). "McCauley;> ; who has been staying ' at. Duñbia^e^.'vfPf1- - some time, left by Thursday'S"^^!^!^».^ -^i. for the south.-Mrs. J. V. S. Desgraridj^whó has been resident' in Barcaldine for 'a^feat' í number of years,. left on Thursday's' ;'rriail train for BiggendBn¿V^ where she yisits!.'fierson. .';''Mrs/'VpWgriana made a-i-large riumberj.Pf^J.lriehdsi^at Bar- * :: caldme, and assisted . in.-, many charitable *Y and so...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
FOOTBAIili. - At the football .fixtures on - Sunday the -Minor Wallabies beat the Brigades by 5 to nil and the Junior Brigades beat the Junior . Wallabies by 5 to nil, and the Senior Bri- gades beat the Senior Wallabies by ll to 5. The play-was fast and furious and-at one time in. the junior match there were; .'':, three players . lying helpless op -the field; . _ - and in the senior match Mr. Tahnock ,r.e~ . .. ceived a. cut , above the eye .which necesr; . sitated five stitches after-.th.e match. Mr^v : ' Hodell had an ear partly 'pjilled off. Therftr were severál minor casualties. .Our boyis .-;*:; appeared to, be getting into trim for. th^T * match àgainst Longreach. ,> \: The usual weekly meeting of the^^ar^\_ caldine Rugby League .was held àV..^çy^ . ; ëry's Hotel oh Wednesday evening last,, : ~ there . being present : "Messrs. -R. Park -.' ; (chairman),- W. Mallory, E. Vale, R...-,M;r ... Quinn, W. Marston, :N. F. Spence, J.-Kuder>. J. O'Connell,' J. Kuder. A letter was...
HERE AND THERE. Tramping. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
HERE AND THERE. - . \J . - Tramping. W. Lowe (19 years of age), Vic Bryant (22) and Rod. Plowman (19) left Coolan- gatta, Queensland, at the latter end of last month on a walking tour to Orange, in New South Wales. After remaining -for a week or so in Orange, they will.continue to walk f on to Bourke, and tóience out to 'Charle- ville and west of Queensland. They will eventually make their way home to Too- woomba, on to Brisbane, and then Coolan- gatta. The beys expect tp return home by Christmas time, and will have covered a / few thousand miles. The boys are travel- ling in short trousers and swimming cos- tumes, and are humping their "Wlueys." They did not take much of .the world's goods with them, but intend to turn their hands 4 and brains to account to provide the neces- saries of the journey. They did not bur- den themselves with a tent, but will find shelter under a friendly gum tree when nothing batter is available. Lowe and Plowman are both well advanced in the baking trad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
G.E. HOM BLIGHT & POWER UNIT GUARANTEED for,l Year ECONOMICAL Mechanically Sound. Engine can fee need for PUMPING, SAWING, Etc. 1¿ K.W.-3 Out Put. Fitted with Brith Exide Battery. Air Cooled No Troublesome Joints» Starts by Pressing a Button.. EDWARD STREET, GOLDSBROUGH, MORT AND GOIPANY, LIMITED, ROOKH AM PTO N, WOOL & PRODUCE I STOCK & STATION BROKERS, j AGENTS. LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES made on the ep su in g. WOOL CLIP, find on all STATION PRODUCE and SECURITIES. Consignment of "WOOL, SHEEPSKINS, MARSUPIAL SKINS, HIDES, TALLOW, &c, received for sale in the Colonial or London Markets. All Stock, Station, Financial, Shipping, arid Insurance business transacted. Proceeds held in Trust for Clients. Returns rendered -with promptness. GENERAL AGENTS IN QUEENSLAND for the WESTERN ASSURANCE COMPANY. FIRE AND MARINE POLICIES tissued and claims settled on the spot. Agents for Little's Fluid Dip and Cattle Tick Dip. HEAD OFFICE BRANCHES LOCAL OFFICE MELBOURNE SY...
A River on Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
A River on Fire, "While the Aguila Petroleum Company s tanker San Leonardo, carrying 30,000 bar- rels of oil, was discharging her cargo at Tampico on January 25, fire broke out amidships. Within a few minutes the ves- sel was an immense cauldron with oil flames mounting 400ft. Explosion of the vessel's boilers folowed quickly, and great quantities of burning oil were thrown into the Panuco River, already covered with a thick coating of waste oil that instantly ignited. The Panuco became a field of flames for half a mile up and down the stream. Ten of the San Leonardo's sailors were cremated .on the deck of the vessel, while 35 escaped by diving into the river and swimming beneath the blazing sur- face oil to the shore ; all were severely burned, however. Sweeping over the wharf, the fire attacked the walls of the free-port zone and destroyed a large section before the city fire department could swing into effective action. Fighting Alderman. At a special meeting of the Gayndah Muni-...
Ilfracombe Items. (From our Own Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 25 May 1923
Ilfracombe Items. (From our Own Correspondent). -rf" Wedding Bells.-A wedding of greal local interest took plaee on 16th instant ir Rockhampton, when Miss Kathleen Alice Machin, eldest daughter of Mr. ' Arthui Machin, of Cecil Park, Ilfracombe, was mar- ried to Mr. Thomas Aloysius Burns, thc eldest son of Mr. Thomas Burns, of Burns side, Ilfracombe. The ceremony was solemnised in the Roman Catholic Ca- thedral by the Rev. Father Dwyer. Mr. and Mrs. Burns returned to the West by last Saturday's mali train, and stayed at Bar- caldine for a few days before pro- ceeding to their new hpme. The happy young couple were the recipients of many congratulations and handsome presents. This union forms another interesting link in the chain of settlement South of Ilfra- combe. A short time ago Mr. James O'Con- nell married one of Mr. Madlin's daughters, and they live on a selection contiguous to Cecil Park, the property of Mr. Machin. Claredale, Mr. O'Connell's block, is near to Burnside where th...