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Tennis Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Tennis Tournament. The local tennis club opened the 1923 season on May 19th, when there was a large attendance o£ players and spectators. The ladies of the club provided afternoon tea and an enjoyable afternoon was spent. Lust Saturday's attendance was again good, the fact that the club have arranged a tournament for this Saturday and next Monday no doubt inducing many players to get in a bit of practice. The following are the handicaps in connection with the tourna- ment which commences to-morrow : Nominated mixed couples.-Group 1 i. Mich od and Miss M. Cochrane (owe 3 OJ), Heard and Miss Cochrane (owe 30), For- rest and Miss Atkinson (owe 15), Fletcher and Miss Aland (rec. 15). Group 2 : Coar and Miss Thompson (owe 30), Wilson and Miss Major (owe 30), Campbell and Miss Ccade (scr.), Pollard and Miss Meacham (rec. J 15). Group 3 : Gavin and Miss Broome (owe 30), T. Forrest and Miss King (owe 15J), Roseman and Miss Cairns (sci.), Ryan and Miss Shaw (scr.). Ladies' singles.-Miss Coch...

Publication Title: Longreach Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Winton Notes —: o: — [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Winton Notes -; o : The Weather.-The weather conditions remain unchanged, with no sign of rain, .and feed is getting very scarce and dry. rStock generally are. losing condition and unless rain falls within the next month or two, the big majority of the pastoralists .and selectors will be in a very bad way. 'Tho dams and tanks are getting very low .and the flowing bore drains although us- ually running longer distances in the winter than in the summer are not even running :summer distances now, so the prospect ?ahead is not very encouraging. Stock.-There are a few lots of sheep .travelling, but mostly locally. There are .also a few hundred cattle coming in to be trucked to the different meat works, but there are very few decent fat cattle, al- though at the present time the meat works .aro very anxious to get cattle, and even if the price was two pound per hundred for freezers it would be a hard job to get many. I understand the coastal cattle are some .what in the same condition. Th...

Publication Title: Longreach Leader, The
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Unseasonable Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

?^p I III I I - ..1 I . T . ? ll ... , ,w Unfieaaonable Weather. Dunns the past week the weather has assumed more of the nature of summer conditions than the usual mild weather of May. The maximum temperatures for the week have ranged from 88 deg. to 90 deg., the latter being registered on both Wed- nesday and Thursday, whilst the minimum has only dropped 60 deg. It is interesting to compare last year's readings as follows: May 30th, maximum 75.9 deg, mimimum 45deg. ; May 31st, 74.6 deg. and 39.5 deg. ; June 1, 70.6 deg. and 50 deg. _ _

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

ECONOMY We ean quote yoii a low price, But, we dont do cheap work. To retain the good reputation We have gained -we must give you The Best, in Workmanship and Material. Our experience enables us to give yon the best and most durable job, for we, understand how to make up and apply Paint that will- give the most satisfactory results in this dry Western Climate. Machine made Paints are Manufactured in the South for the South- ern and Coastal Cities where they have the largest sales and where the atmosphere is moist and cool. Paint that is suitable for the moist southern cellmate is not suitable for the Dry Western District of Longreach. , . We know our business. It will pay you to inspect some of our Work or consult us before go- ing on with that Painting Job. We Guarantee honest Workmanship and Material true to Specifications on all Painting Jobs Intrusted to us. RICHARDSON BROS., The Practical Painters, Eagle Street, Longreach KANGAROOS BRING GOOD PRICES. DURING the Winter months, K...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

F. CORY & CO., Auctioneers. STOCK, STATION, COMMISSION, and FORWARDING AGENTS. HORSE SALES A SPECIALITY. Splendid Agistment Paddocks close to Town LONGREACH. AGENTS FOR The New Zealand Fire and Marine In« surance Company, C. Q. Pastoral Employ« ers' Association, «&cM. &c. - Merton: "I- had to kill my-dog this morn- ing." Parke : ."Was he mad ?" Merton : Well, he didn't seem any too well pleased." -x, i.V£àO. OM lg». HEAD OFFICE -»s»wr-»~ SYDNEY. '' ' OPEN FOR ALL CLASSE8 OF > General Banking: Business In tb« principal Cities and Town* of Australia, New Ou I na« (2) and London (2). Savings Bank Department at all Branches, and Savings Bank Agencies at 3189 Po»t Offices through put the Commonwealth of Australla,Terrltorles of Papua and New Guinea, Solomon leland» Protectorate, and other parta of tho Pacific. ? ' . 3a% Interest on Deposits up to fit,000. 3% Interest on Amounts over £1,000 up to a?1,300; Deputy Governor: Governor: » JAMES KELL. : Slr DENISON MI...

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Mr. F. B. O'Rourke. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Mr. F. B. O'Rourke. The many friends of Mr. F. B. O'Rourke who for the past seventeen years has been in the employ of Messrs. F. Cory & CoM will note with interest that he has decided to commence business in Longreach as a pro- perty salesman, commission and forward- ing agent, and general auctioneer. Mr. O'Rourke has taken an ónice in the old firm's building and will also occupy the old auction mart. Mr. O'Rurke needs no introduction or commendation from us. He has lived all his life in Longreach and is held in the highest esteem. We wish him every success. Visit of the Governor. The Longreach Shire Cuncil has been ad- vised that His Excellency the State Gover- nor, Sir Matthew Nathan, will visit Long- reach this month. The Governor and party will arive by the late train on Tuesday even- ing, June 19th, and leave again for the South by Thursday's mail train. The Chair- man of the Council (Mr. T. F. Barker) is making the necessary arrangements for the reception and entertain...

Publication Title: Longreach Leader, The
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Grafting Butterflies. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

'^?^S'fc '^2 G*oii ting.; Butte " ^-wonderful feat has been performed'by.'I" ,art Austrian scientist, who has sucçeedëd. ^ -"ífcfcháhgíng- the heads of two butterflibs'' ! ' ' ?: VHis. -name is- Walter: Finkïér, and he took ..tne¿^head~off one insect and made it grow " -J' ? attached "to the body of the other, and. vice ;r yersa.j For his experiment he chose tWQ?>'f> .butterflies of different colours. He ciit off-' ' their heads, and then grafted the head of the first on the body of the second, and that of th$ second on the body oí the first. He" v/l ¿found; -that the heads joined up with the':_ j bodies in each__case. Both the insects re-.. ¡ gained their full faculties, and seemed none I :Kthe.'worse for the Change.y There were, : ;.jj however, some curious results. In a short:v^i time the butterflies lost their old colouring, and-took that of the insect to which the . j head, had belonged. - In the same, way a fer^íqj male butterfly on whichjihe head of a male S?3 had been ...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

' SHOW ARCHITECTURE. This is not a now Masonic temple, but / the portico of one of the pavilions erected' at the K.A.»*! Show (Sydney) by . city.firm. ' . - I. . ! ' ? '? JT- . '? ' -. , . A DESPERATE SH OT.-Mrs. Winston Churchill, playing '"7 # on *he now tenn*« court at Cannes, does not intend to - . ' miss this one. - v "f HE ORIGINAL TED DY¿-Thia is how a Behring 8ea bear appeals for buna in the London.Zoo. r : "r" . 8IR ALFRED PJCKFORD-with bia monocle. Ho resenting-the Ch ief Scout on a tour pf Australia. : rep e -

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Stock in Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Stock in Queensland. A prelim inai-y (statement has been issued of the number of horses, cattle, and sheep In Queensland on the 1st of January last, and at the corresponding date of 1922, showing ..a decrease under each heading. The figures under the two headings are as follows :-Horses : 1923, CS6.289 ; 1922, 747,543. Cattle : 1923, G.60G-.5C3 ; 1922, 7,047,370. Sheep: 1923, . 17,051,756 ; 1922, IS.402,399.

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Stock Movements. —: o: — [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Stock Movements. ?.j .. . n " - --- i VF . --- The Longreach Reserve ranger (Mr. B. Taylor) reports stock crossings from lüth to 31st May, as follows : - Í 4700 wethers. Manningham to Ilfracombe, j W. J. Reid owner, E. J. Morris drover. 600 weaners, Hereward Lane to Cleeve. 1 Rodgers and Gavin owners, Roy Woulfe ? drover. 80 , cattle, Sunnyside to Elibank. Sav- age Bros. ownei's, T. Huddy drover. 45 cattle, Elibank to Macsland. Savage - Bros. owners, T. Huddy drover. 5000 sheep, Colaine to Oakley. Jas. For- rest, owner, L. Campbell drover. 1000 wethers, Malula to Fairmount. Tanks and Ellis owners, Ray Ellis drover. 3200 wethers, Beryl to Longreach Trucks. J. Martin owner, Thos. Lynn dr.over. 2000 ewes, Darr River Downs to Long- reach Trucks. Smith and Miller owners, Chris. Tucker drover. KOO bullocks, Bexley to Thargomindah. N. Naughton owner, Butterfield and Hick son'h drovers. Crossings for May, 1023.-Sheep,, 42,200; , cattle, 1025.

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Longreach Leader FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1923. Local and General. —:o:— Longreach Drainage Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1923..,. Local and General. --:o: Longreach Drainage Scheme. Dr. A. E. Moore, Commissioner for Health, accompanied by Colonel Longley, the distinguished drainage and sanitation expert of U.S.A., will visit Longreach of- ficially on the 9th June next. Colonel Longley has been engaged by the Queens- land Government to advise them on matters of drainage and sanitation and his expert advice has been offered to Local Author- ities without expense to the localities who accept the offer of his services. Residents will know that the Commissioner for Health has declared the drainage scheme for Longreach a necessary work under "The Health Act" and the Treasurer on the advice of the Commissioner has granted the necessary money to do the work. Mr. A. E. Harding Frew, CE., has the pre- paration of the plans well under way, and it is hoped that -before long a start will be made with this very necessary work. The scheme will cost- a considerable sum of money, and, in addition to th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

FB. O'ROURKE, (17 years with late F. Cory & Co.) PROPERTY SALESMAN, COMMISSION and FORWARDING AGENT and GENERAL AUCTIONEER. CORY & Co's Old Offices and Auction Mart, Duck Street, LONGREACH. C41 WANTED a Cook.-Apply Mrs. William Avery, Nogo, Longreach. 277 WANTED Capable Machinist for shop piece work at own home. Write '.'Singer", C/o "Leader" Office. 293 WANTED OVERSEER for Western Queensland Sheep Station. Must have satisfactory credentials, good horse- man, and returned soldier. Apply by letter td Wooldridge and Co., Ltd., Longreach. 287 WANTED Mother and Daughter for Bim- erah Station.-Apply Dalgety & Co., Ltd., Longreach. 291 WANTED a Smart Lad for Motor Works aged about 16 to 17 years.-Apply Western Motor Works. 288 RESSMAKING and Millinery done at moderate prices. ? Please call or write to "DRESSMAKER", C/o. Mrs. H. H. Ward, Wren Street, Longreach. 294 TRADE Certificate and Wages available to lad of sixteen anxious to be cap- able tradesman.-"Awards", "...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

JUST RECEIVED HIS. B,Aw=Private Dalzell, now 85, has lust ' feen grgpted his de gree of Bachelor "of ' Arts^fron? JthT bïoka'Â ¿«fferaon ynivërsitV 60 ylars after Wo broke off his studies to fight in the Civil War. ' fWini M? TH, mn are goj"g flHt fi»:» ^ v", QU!,Ï5LY SHAPED MONSTCR>-lt is not often that «nt i ? ^ ! ¿ 5* V- £ppo#HnrtJL?f «feing what is below the waterline ï-féïJP' t ofa battleship. fThit is tho U.S.S;,New Mexico in dry " ' . ?.?«. -? , aocK} -:- '< ./». '? ..^.«^ ' ^J&mTO dY.?Khî' ùwh» stlpred P«« «nd Petroarad into * 7 THIS SEA80N has been a great one for mushrooms. Do : ? they grow any bigger than this in>'your district? ,:, «Sag ei^^te^ , MI88ED HIS TRAIN-and ?vi . *^fPP^*n*: and climbing . ; eamafaa. Tho traveller aught it further along th* lin«: by hiring an ~" wn.f i1!?,?* Mder on to tho roof of ono of tho j < a Al WHeon, movie actor, . ? ^ .<"* ENGRAVING EXTRAORDINARY.-A uguet Habtchit, of Washington, is the .inv...

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My Lady's Toilet —:o: — [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

My Lady's Toilet --:o: In the elegant days of the 18th Century,» my lady's toilet was a lengthy affair. Thia was chiefly due to the elaborate coiffures then in vogue. But the beauties of that period were famous for their brilliant complexions and graceful figures, and the following . simple recipes, some old-fash- ioned, some modern, may not come amiss to my lady of the 20th Century. THE ETERNAL FEMININE. Most women will suffer anything in order to improve their looks. In order to keep, her complexion in its pristine freshness, the 18th Century "belle" subjected herself to a most painful "skimming" process», whereby the old skin was peeled off with, carbolic, leaving the new skin underneath exposed. Crude as the method was, the; theory was excellent. Everyone of us has a clean new skin just' below the soiled outer one, that is now , visible. The modern application of thia > principle is to use Mercolised Wax. Thia is applied just like ordinary cold cream, but on account of the ox...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

VULCANISING WORKS. .NORMAN CUMMING desires to announce that' he has taken over the Vulcanising Works next door to the Carlton Hotel. / First-class work guaranteed. Charges mod- erate. Shop 'Phone 195 ; residence 318. CAR FOR HERE. > PUBLIC NOTICE. W. W. SAINSBURY ls now prepared to undertake the sinking of Bores up to 1200 feet. Lowest estimates given on applica- tion. Ai)RESS -P. O. LONGREACH. 'Longreach Leader' Up-to-date JOB PRINTING WORKS. «H I NEW ZEALAND LOAN & MERCANTILE 'AGENCY GO., LTD.. ROCKHAMPTON & LONGREACH. And at LONDON, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, BRISBANE, TOWNSVILLE, HUGHEND ÏSN, ALBUBY, DUBBO, and throughout NEW ZEALAND. WOOL & PRODUCE BROKERS, LIVE STOCK & PROPERTY SALESMEN, FINANCIAL, SHIPPING, CUSTOMS, FORWARDING * INSURANCE AGENTS, & MERCHANTS TT AVE special facilities foi- realising i'n any Marlcet. fe advantage all. WOOL, HIDES, SHEEPSKINS, XJL FURRED SKINS, and TALLOW intrusted to their care. Expert Valuers, Moderate Charge...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

MEETING THE DEMAND THIS is the extra piece of furniture that the house- wife has been wanting-. Consider the convenience, especially at afternoon teas; no trouble with table and tray ; handy in a dozen ways around the home and in the sick-room. This Tea Wag-g-on is table and tray combined, and has the extra advantage of being' on easy running- rubber-tyred castors. A useful and lovely piece of furniture, and a most accept- able grift, in Queensland Oak. PRICE ... 5*0/6 JOHN HICKS & CO. LTD. GEORGE STREET BRU BANE CONNER OF ANN STREET WINCHCOMBE, CARSON» LIMITED. WOOL BROKERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, LONGREACH. ALL information regarding Wool, Stock, Property, Machinery, etc., will be given promptly on application to .the Manager-G. A. TAUNTON. Ofllices-Imperial Hotel Buildings. Harrup Bros. AERATED WATER and CORDIAL MANUFACTUR ER S. WISH to notify the Retail Traders and Hotellceepers of Longreach and District, that they can supply. Cordials and Special lines of Aerated Wate...

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Magistrate's Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Magistrate's Court. At the local Magistrate's Court on Wed- nesday last, before^ Mr. R. Curtis, P.M., Moses Mellick sued H. Jensen for' the sum of £87/0/6, goods sold añd delivered. Mr. R. L. Peterson appeared for the complain ant, and there was no appearance of tho defendant. A verdict for the complainant was given, with costs totalling £4/8/5. _ Industrial Magistrate's Court. In the Longreach Industrial Magistrate's Court on Monday last, before Mr. R. Curtis P.M., in a case in which Edward Carson sued James Magoffin for short payment for work done, Mr. R. L. Peterson appeared for the complainant, and Mr. S. Major for the defendant. In answer to the Police Magistrate, Mr. Peterson stated that the claims were for wages under the piece work clauses which provided that if the wages earned by piece work did not reach the weekly rate, the latter rate,, must be paid, whilst two half. days and been worked for which the complainant was in each case claiming a full day's pay. Mi\ Major aske...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

ii We Only Had -A Bow often yon hear [bat wish ex- pressed-How easy to have it gratified at Paling's. You can buy a Gramo- phone on the payment of a small deposit and the balance on very easy terms. WRITE FOR CATALOGUE. EAST STREET ROCKHAMPTON THEO. F. BARKER, LONGREACH. ¿LOCAL SELLING AGENT : Imperial Hotel, LONGREACH. MRS. J. SPRINGER, Proprietress. £hone 6. p. o. Box 2. c20 ¡TOP, Look. Listen. HAVE YOUR WOOL SHIFTED BY* MOTOR LORRY. Carrying Capacity 52 tons. Tool and Outloading Rates : 1/6 per mile per ton first BO miles. 1/3 thereafter. E. O. FRANCIS, )j Address : Kingfisher Street. 1; Telephone 249. C22 R. POLLARD Highly Qualified and Certificated Electrical Engineer. ?Civility, Honesty, and Efficiency Guaranteed No- Installation Too Large or Too Small. ! \ -? Advice and Estimates Free-Ring 309. Emu'Street, LONGREACH. c26 D. A. MACKENZIE Successor to I BALLINGER and MACKENZIE Shearing Contractors, BARCALDINE. g-Stand Depot at Bowyer Siding, Aramac T Line. All communications C/...

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Wool and Textiles. —:o:— The Raw Material Dominant [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

Wool and Textflffc^ -:o: ' The Raw Material Dominant Winchcombe Carson Ltd Sydney report : The best indication of local values for greasy wools is supplied by. the high level of sheepskin prices. Full-wool* Merino ' skins are making to 20d and full wool med- ium ta fine crossbreds to I6d per' ]b. At this time 'last year, Merinos were worth 14d and Crossbreds to ll yd. The figures ' - .gjvo some inkling of the expected shortage '\ in all wools during the next twelve months j; Exporters are purchasing skins carrying a I good growth of fleece very freely. I Few transactions of greasy fleece are I being recorded as little supplies are avail I able. But local scoureds aré finding eager ] purchasers especially on French account. It will be remembered that in July 1920 we sold scoured wool locally to 60d. The same type today is worth 52d. Ex- il -ceptional though the figure mentioned ap : peared three years ago, current levels are not far short of it. The market too has this added advantag...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 1 June 1923

jj _|. ^Atewî^ Cw.'. 3«:» Queen St.. Driab. - ^. ^M$0^{^ they bave;tried "RaflroaoV which have "made good''- ||| wl^Ê^0lJ^/é^'- tabbie-piling up thousands of miles of satisfactory g %t^;2fSt¿fM;P4i service-and cutting down running cost. There is no doubt. faíSH ¡0 DUNIÄlliOADi I give exceptionally fine wear, and it's no wonder, for the pÄi ÏK^ *^J^^*^S w°rfd's best in rubber and fabric-and'plenty of it-plus 6|B| yt**\£'$%f/A'ï%( *ne greatest care and skill*in manufacturers incorporated |¡M P V?'- ¿yZ^iñ w every"Railroad." You will profit 1^ turing them! |H ^^^¡S^ « Obtainable aJl gataget, ^ ' BË1 . U¿U¿>'¿% ' ' ' - DUNLOP RUBBER CO., - , * , ; Ip|gj1 ABÍTATE» : * tf»«l..ft^|. BRISBANE: HOUSE: 208-74 ADEL AIDE STREIKT. ! JOHN KENNEDY: TANK SINKING CONTRACTOR. """" t[ Beers to notify- the Station Owners in. and around the- District fhat he is prepared to-, give estimates for any olass of Tank: sink- ^ lng or Repaid "Work In>ñy part of the Géfi- - trál "V^est. ' -~~ ."***.- ' \ ?...

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