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RAINS AND FOODS. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
RAINS AND FOODS. BRISBANE, Thursday. Steady rain continues %o- fall in many parts of Queensland. Condi- tions have become finer in the north- west, west and south-west, but ¡n the eastern half of the State rain is eith- er falling or threatening. Further beneficial rains have "been registered in all parts of Hie country except the Far Western districts. Reports from Barcaldine state that flood water is washing over the rail- way in several places between 300 'miles aud 3îiû miles on thc Central I railway.
[?]ETHERIDGE VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
i - . V ^ETHJEßXDGB VISITORS. S * Intending visitors to . the Etheridge con make arrangements for visiting the various portions of the field by wiring to William Cramb, Auctioneer Georgetown. Buggies can always be arranged for if orders are wired in advance. This obviates annoying de- lays which often occur when visitors reach Georgetown > and find a diffi- culty in obtaining suitable and prompt means of being conveyed to the outlying portions of the field. Ur. Cramb also supplies at short notice all information required re tfardiuu mining investments, etc.
ATHERTON'S ASSETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
ATHERTON'S ASSETS. Writing to a Brisbane paper on the subject of North' Queensland, a cor- respondent states that if the Ather- ton district had been in a high state of development during thc 1902-3 drought it ifi very questionable whet- her New Zealand would have made thc fortune it did make out of selling' its produce &lt;to starving Australia. The writer goes on further to say: " There are several rich, mineral fields in close proximity to Atherton which givie a fresh colour to tho life up there and relieve tho monotony of pastures and farming." " Fer tho practical there is timber, soil, and minerals ; for the commercial there are the expanding new villages, towns and cities : for tho total abs- tainer there is abundance oí water ; and for thc - lovers .t ol.alcohol1, there arc hotel bars galore."' \ At' tho annual dinner» of-tho Corpor atian of Hanley new councillors, in accordance with custom, drank chain-' pagne from a glass a yard in length. Those who did not succeed ...
PACKET POST. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
PACKET POST. ' Mr. W. O'Connor, Cairns 'Postmas- ter, writes':-"Owing, lo the .increase, of'packet postings "during the Christ- mas season, the Deputy Ppstuiaster Oneral wishes mc to direct puliiic attention through the news columns of tho local papers, *if possible, to the requirements .of the Department in this connection '; particularly that ali articles under packet section must be left open so that the contents may be inspected ; also that sample post to United Kingdom and foreign (coun- tries is restricted to bona fide tradiî pattern or sample merchandise of no saleable value. By observing the regulations tho public will save trou- ble and delay." 1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
SPRING. The Spring months bring joy so far as climate is concerned: but the change affects mankind. CORRECTION.-Dr. Rumsey's Com- pound Sarsaparilla. ? SUMMER Aggravates the condition, and if you have not been wise in treating yourself in Spring,- Pimples, Boils, and Blood Disorders appear, and it will take two bottles to do what one bottle will do in Spring. '-Vi AUTUMN: \f | If the conditions of Spring and. Summer have not been met-your case neglected-it will fare badly' with you when you reach > WINTER when your blood will be poor, leaving you open to attacks of Pneumonia and other Pulmonary Troubles IT IS WISE To take a few doses of RUMSEY'S SARSAPARILLA every week through- out the year. There are other Sarsaparillas in "the market, but only one .lt. is made from the best Red' Jamaica Sarsaparilla Root by a secret process which extracts the 'full medicinal virtue of this, blood purifying root. AT ALL UOTELS, STOREKEEPERS AND CHEMISTS. ' SOLE AGENTS: v TAYLOR & COLLEDG...
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
THE TURF A . final 'reminder. |Cairns-MulgraYC acceptances for Boxing Day are due |to-day^' ? . ? * '. ???..¡-:?Í. '?V'.:-' * V *' ' ',',.."'*-'; Avernus met with an accident just priorto , tho recent"Q.T.C. ¡mecting and was not a starter. Brisbane sporting writers think very highly of the handsome 'chestnut. ;" * . . « A good many improvements will be made on ,the Cairns-JIulgravc course for the Boxing Day meeting, and thc convenience of the public in fhe mat- ter of luncheon facilities is to be spe- cially attended to. A glaring case of "ringing in" oe-' curred at Bowral (N.S.W.) .recently. The committee of tho'localTracoJcïuli ¡ conducted an inquiry concerning ^ Ibo nomination of the horse entered at thc race meeting under tho name of Local Lad, who was thought to be identical with a horse_raccd else, where under the name of Loch ie. The brands and descriptions of, thc,. two horses were produced, and were con; isidcrcd similar, whereupon the .com- mittee decided to disqualify the...
The First Test Match. WON BY AUSTRALIA. (By Telegraph.) SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
The First Test Match. WON BY AUSTRALIA. (By Telegraph.) - * . SYDNEY. Thursday. The lost match, Australia v. Eng- land, was continued so-day. - With "3 wickets down for 63 and '274 to. get tq win, tho Australians resumed;their' second innings, and at the luncheon adjournment had lost G wickets for 142 runs. On resuming Carter, Cotter, Fielder and Hazlitt made tho "most of the short time at their ¡disposal and com- pleted the! requisite number of runs,! Australia winning by 2 wickets, ? J Following are tho scores:- - ENGLAND, 1st Innings ........... 273 ENGLAND, 2nd Innings.300 AUSTRALIA. 1st Innings ...i.^.... 300 ' AUSTRALIA, 2nd Innings;: Trumper, b Barnes ... .8 Macartney, c Crawford, b-Fielder ' 9 Hill, b Fielder. 1 Noble, b Barnes.'.. 27 Ransford, c and b Blythe.. 13 Armstrong, b Crawford44 McAlister, b Crawford ................ 41 Carter, c .Gunn.fb Fielder i;.......... 'Cl; Cotter, not out .'r;..........»,. 30 Hazlitt, not out-.!.i?..:.".»... .34 Sundries .Ti...-..?.~ ; 9 Tot...
EATING DOGS AND HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
EATING DOGS AND HORSES. In 1906 thero were slaughtered foi food in tho Kingdom of Saxony 12, 922 horses and 3730 dogs. This was an pncreasc of 224 horses and 133 dogs over the year 1905. In thi whole empire in 1906, according 'to the '"Farm Magazine," there were slaughtered for food 182,000 horses, and it is estimated that about 7000 j dogs go into food in the empire an rurally. "Horseflesh is very generally advertised in the German newspapers, especially in those ol tho largo indus- trial centres," says United Slates Consul IfTt, "and most German cltk's have at least one markes which makes it a speciality, claiming fer it a higher iierccntuge of nourishment than that of either beef, ¡veal mutton or pork. Nsithcr is it unusual to lind advertisements of Wog meat or for tho purchaso of dogs for slaughter. Xor is it possible to read tho Ucrman newspapers for any length of time without coming to the, conclusion (hat a great many dogs aro killed und eaten that do not give up their lives ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
lt's Coming Quick ! 'And¡with Christmas conics tho ever recurring problem of "WHAT.IO GIVE!". , Wo have anticipated ovary wish you could possibly, think of, or; express-m Gift suggestions. Noth- ing is missing-nothing lnckng in our compre- hensive stocks, to answer your questions in a ^thorough, tatisfactory, and pleasant way. -W Dlrect from tho manufacturer.every item has como MUCELETS. MUFF CHAINS. JEWEL BOXES, v PUFF BOXES. SILVEK AND GOLD WATCHES. SCARF PINS. ' E.P. WARE. HAIR ORNAMENTS. SILVER AND GOLD > BELT BUCKLES. FOBS. SLEEVE LTNKS. SILVER. AND .GOLD WATCH CHAINS,- > , " . . all aro herc in a radiano profusion which must - - impress thoso seekers for Giftt that will bo ap- - propriate and appreciated. 1é " ??-.-V} J * * &lt; COME -- CONSIDER-CON SIDER - and COMPARE 1 ' i X X X X Vi/ . .i R.J. J X High Grade Watchmaker arid Jeweller, , ABBOTT STREET, CAIRNS.
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 20 December 1907
POLICE COUKT. In the Cairns Police Court ycstcr ' day morning Iwfore Mr. P. G. Grant, I P.M., Mary Edwards, an old offender for- drunkenness, was discharged on paying 2/- cab fare. J. Clyde was charged with stealing a bottle of beer from the Hoyal Hotel. He pleaded not guilty. Evidence was given by Constable .rage, and John IJvrnes to the effect that tho defendant went in- to the bar of tho hotel and asked for a'drink. -J Byrnes, who waa serving in the bar, refused to comply with the ¡request, whereupon defendant picked up. a bottle of English ale and ran a say with it. Defendant denied any knowledge of Gie bottle of beer. He stated he was muddled with drink, and as somo ono had given him a pint a few hours previously as it was just possible ho had been given thc bottle too. The P.M. remarked that it looked like an impudent case of theft and inflicted a lino of 10/-, in, default 14 days' imprisonment.