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McMahon—Bowden. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
McMahon-Bowden. The marriage of Mr. James Thomas McMahon (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. McMahon, New Farm), and Miss Mary Bowden (youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. "W. P. Bowden, Padding- ton) was solemnised with nuptial mai." in the Sacred Heart Church, Rosalie, on August 9. The Rev. Monslgnor Leo officiated at the ceremony. Miss F. Shove presided at the organ; Miss P. Creegan sang, and a violin obbligato was played by Mr. A, Kiefer. Tlie bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of chenille lace over satin, fashioned with Dolman sleeves. Her veil of hand-embroidered net on a tulle foundation had been lent by Mrs. McLennon (Southport). Misses Patricia Bowden and Inez McMahon, who were bridesmaids, wore frocks of daffodil silk crepe, showing puffed sleeves of chenille velvet. Little Miss Shirley McMahon attended as train-bearer. Messrs. Roy Lanfrancht, and George Bowden were best man and groomsman respectively. Leaving for the honeymoon, which was spent in Toowoomba, M...
AT 70 M.P.H. Car Skids and Somersaults. (British Official Wireless.) LONDON, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
AT 70 M.P.H. Car Skids and Somersaults. (British Official Wireless.) LONDON, August 30. A remarkable motoring accident occurred during practice for Saturday's Ulster Tourist Trophy Race on the Ards circuit, near Belfast. A small car, driven by Lieutenant Balmain, skidded when travelling at a speed of more than 70 miles an hour and turned four somersaults, landing on its wheels 30 yards from where the skid began. Lieutenant Balmain, who was pinned In the driving seat, was unhurt, -but the mechanic, named Dunkley, was thrown out and killed.
LAND LOCKED UP Move in Territory WAIT FOR CHARTERED COMPANY? DARWIN, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
LAND LOCKED UP Move in Territory WAIT FOR CHARTERED COMPANY? DARWIN, August 31. I ay a proclamation in to-day's Gov- ernment Gazette an area of more than 23,000 square miles has been locked «way fiom the settlement in the Northern Territory until further notice. The proclamation, which sets out that all notifications of lands avail- able for pastoral leases in the Terri- tory have been cancelled, was issued at the direction of the Minister for tre interior (Mr. J. A. Perkins). It means that none of the vast area of un- occupied and unreserved land com- prising nearly half the No:thern Ter- ritory will be available to pastoralists on lease or grazing licence, and that thousands of square miles of rich leaseholds recently repossessed by the Government will be idle. Pastoralists here consider the proclamation is d? signed by the Government to reserve as much territo:y as possible so that large areas of Crown lands will- be available to any comoany which ac- cepts the Government's offer...
TO-DAY'S GARDEN HINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
TO-DAY'S GARDEN HINT. Many gardeners complain of losses of young rose plants dur- ing the rainy period of late winter and spring. Lack of experience and indif- ferent preparation of the soil ac- count for most of the failures. Other causes of loss are that the soil is not properly drained, the use of manure at planting time, and acid soil due to failure to use lime in preparation. Open spaces are preferable -for roses to closely sheltered aspects as mildew and black spot are en- couraged by moist, close conditions
FEDERAL TAXES CUT BY £3,500,000. Budget will Reduce Property, Land, Sales Imposts. MAY BE EXTRA £1,000,000 LATER. The Federal Budget will reveal heavy deductions in the rate of the land tax, in the super-tax on property and increased exemptions from the sales tax. Taxpayers should benefit by £3,500,000 in these reductions, and perhaps by another £1,000,000 in November or December through a supplementary Budget. CANBERRA, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
FEDERAL TAXES CUT BY £3,500,000. Budget will Reduce Property, Land, Sales Imposts. MAY BE EXTRA £1,000,000 LATER. The Federal Budget will reveal heavy deductions in the rate of the land tax, in the super-tax on property and in- creased exemptions from the sales tax. Taxpayers should benefit by £3,500,000 in these reductions, and perhaps by another £1,000,000 in November or December through a supplementary Budget. CANBERRA, August 31. It is now clear that the Federal Budget to be presented to the House of Representatives on September 27 will reveal heavy reductions in the rate of the land tax and in the super tax on property and increased exemp- tions of goods now liable to the sales tax. If Ministerial forecasts prove cor- rect the taxpayers should benefit to the extent of £3,500,000 almost at once, with a distinct possibility of another £1,000,000 being lopped off the taxnayers' bill i.i late November or early in December before Parliament ndiourns for the Christmas recess. The que...
SAVE IN ROLLS. Coming Civic Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
SAVE IN ROLLS. Coming Civic Elections, The decision of the Government to apply the adult franchise to the muni- cipal elections to be held in May ne\'t will mean a big saving to the Bris- bane City Council In the preparation of rolls. The town clerk (Mr. S. E. Trnvill) said yesterday that the Sta'v rolls would be used, and it would not be necessary to prepare a specinl roll, rhe cost of ths special roll used at the last election was £G00; this time it might be possible to get all the rolls that were necessary for an outlay of io" «
BENEFIT DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
BENEFIT DANCE. Capable organisation on the part of the improvement fund committee of St. Laurence's College ensures enthu- siastic support for the benefit enter- tainments which are arranged at regu- lar intervals. Last night there was a large attendance of dancers and card players in the college classrooms, which wero gay with streamers in green, white, and yellow. Supper was served in the lower rooms. The committee responsible for arrangements comprised ths Rev. Brother C. P. Poley (president), Messrs. V. C. Gair, M.L.A. (chaiL-mnn), A. W. Pollard (honorary treasurer), L. S. M'Grath (honorary secretary), B. C. Round (assistant honorary sec- retary), Mesdames W. Nichols, V. Brett, P. Hall, B. Healey. E. Cavanagh, W. Burk?, B. Kelly, J. Zahner, J. Madden, Misses D. Webb, M. and J. Gair, K. O'Brien, Messrs. L. Souter, J. Slattery, T. Rowan, ,M. O'Donoghue. J. Rooney G. Carmody, and J. Kelly.
SOFT FURNISHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
SOFT FURNISHINGS. In the window of John Hicks and Co, Ltd , George street, are displayed the new «eason's carpets, rugs, and soft furnish- ings. Axminster carpets, carpet runners, nnd reproductions of beautiful Persian rugs, repp3, and cretonnes In two-tone nnd autumn shades, parchment lamp shades, cretonne and tapestry cushions are all to be seen. To the homo-lovers who would like to Inspect the new carpets and any furnish- ings more closely Hlxco extend a cordial invitation to their showrooms. The name Hlxco on these now carpets and soft fui nlshlngs Indicates their quality. Prices, too, It Is claimed, are reasonable.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
ROWE'S CAFE, Special Presentation OF Spring Fashions by PAULS, Tuesday Afternoon, 5th September at 3 p.m. Book your Tatole for Afternoon Tea and view this lovely display. ROWE'S CAFE, Edward Street, BRISBANE. 'Phone B3433. USE SEA FOAM FLOUR Ihe Witching Hour of Four |^^K^^X1^^41SSS¿^&lt;>^^^^ I of a is in hour it is What a world 1 ~^&lt;^SyJlvw difference there 'Tea" and KING TEA! The social afternoon has such a wonderful added charm when perfumed by the fascinating aroma of a freshly made cup of KING TEA. It is so different so delightful' Tis just the culmination of all that is known of the tea blender's art Tender juicy leaves garnered under expert supervision and carefully processed and packed for your refreshment. Your friends your family --yourself- will each and every one tribute to KING TEA It has a 'Taste that can't be copied," an always "Full of Quality." Hutton's 2 Blue Stripes are also winners; for they are on every rasher of "Pineapple" bacon and on e...
Returning Hom[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
Returning Home. To give her daughter, Mrs. J. P. Brown, the opportunity of saying good-bye to her Brisbane friends be- fore her return to Sydney, Mrs. Harry Hicks entertained a few guests at morning tea at Rowe's yesterday. The guest of honour wore a lipstick red ribouldinguo frock, touched with whit?, with a blue boucle coat and blue velour hat. The guests included Misses I. Ebbs, S. Levingston, Marian Stephens, and Gertrude Kirke.
A September Bride. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
A September Bride. Miss Vivienne Dunlop, whose mar- riage will take place towards the end of September, was entertained at a pre-wedding tea at Rowe's yesterday afternoon by Miss Elsie Squires. Sweet peas decorated the tea table. The bride-elect wore an. Italian woven straw hat to match her grey costume, which showed a white satin blouse. Miss Squires chose Lido blue . maro- cain, made with puff sleeves and-' a toning hat.
Handkerchief Tea. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
Handkerchief Tea. In honour of Miss B. M. Collins, Big- genden, whose marriage to Mr. H. G. Dennis will take place on Friday, Miss G. Nolan entertained a number of guests at a handkerchief and recipe toa at Big- genden. Mesdames Nolan and Baulch assisted In entertaining. Musical and elocutionary items were contributed by Mrs. Hunt, Misses A. White, M. M'Kenzle, and Shirley Baulch.
REDCLIFFE [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
REDCLIFFE Mr. and Mrs. H. Gilmour are occupying Bongeen, Stevens Street. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Whitehouse aro occupying their cottage. Colonel and Mrs. A. Anderson (Eng- land) are staying at the Hotel Ambassa- dors. Mr. and Mrs. R. Donnan have returned to Brisbane. Miss M. Doherty has returned to Pomona. . Mrs. Woodger (Gympie) has taken Mans- field flats for a term.
PARTIES IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 1 September 1933
PARTIES IN BRIEF. Mrs. W. J. Sloan entertained at tea at Rowe's Cafe recently, when her guests Included Mrs. Marks and Miss Mirks (Melbourne), Mrs. Charles Sinclair (Thurs- day Island), Misses Nancy Warren and Lllltih Sloan. Prior to her departure for Sydney Mrs. Phillp Roach, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. J. Goncen, at Hamilton, entertained friends at a bridge tea at Lennon's on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. Morrison entertained friends at the Samford Hall on August 24 to mark the coming of age of their youngest daughter, iüvelyn. Speeches were made by Messrs. R. Morrison, W. Karoll, I. M'Lcllan, and A. M'Noven. Members of St. Saviour's Women's Guild, Laidley, arranged a farewell after- noon on Wednesday In honour of Mrs. N. Tapsall, an enthusiastic worker for the guild, who will leave shortly with her husband to live In Proserpine. The gathering was held at the home of Mrs. W. Blake, Laidley. Musical and elocu- tionary items were contributed by Mes- dames W. Pulton, J. H...