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Longreach Leader FRIDAY, JUNE 8th, 1923. THE PROBLEM OF LAND SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
f gttgrmr-ft %tsfoa FRIDAY, JUNE 8th, 1923. THE PROBLEM OF LAND SÉT/ELE MENT. There ia increasing recognition of the fact that land management, and land culture are technical task. There was a time when lt was thought that all the man on the'land had to do, was to sit down and watch things grow. We have emerged ïroirf that stage. Even In a country like Áus ' tt a lia, where natural reources > are sb abundantly displayed and lavishly available, and where the natural return in anything like an average season is so extraordinarily generous, we have reached the stage of realizing that, brains and experience are necessary in .making the land produce or maintain what is asked of it. It has beenj a long process arriving at this stage andi . there-are still numbers "Who are'in mental arrears in regard to it. This is to be seen in tho cotton fields of .this year's crop. - Some will have a gooa average reium m a. muoi j unfavourable year, because they carefully ' and skillfully prepared th...
S.O.S. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
I s* o* s* . MELBOURNE, Thursday. - ' " ' * Although both steamers which have been speeding across the jChdiah Ocean to rescue the crew of the steamer Trevessa which, hád ? wirelessed' that she was sinking, rèached the locality of the disaster yesterday morn- ing no trace could be found of the Trevessa ?>- óú her lifeboats. 1 The vessels are continú¿ lng the search, for the imperrilled crew. * Grave fears" are entertained for the safety of "the crew, who number about 50.
Prince Caricatured. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Prince Caricatured. A cartoon depicting the Prince of "Wales, grown old and dejected, standing at a reg- istry office table, and marrying his land- lady's daughter, Flossie Pearson, has shocked the critics at the exhibition of Max Beerbohm's caricatures. Mr, Beer- bohm's caption reads : "Long choosing, and beginning late." There is what pur- ports to be an extract from "The Times" of September 10, 1972, which says : "Ed- ward Windsor, formerly the well-known heir apparent to the late King George, and latterly residing at Linen-avenue, Ealing, the home of the bride." In what is intended to represent an interview wjth a "Times" representative, the mother of the bride is supposed to have said : "I always hoped Flossie was destined to make a brilliant match. However, I believe' Mr. Windsor will make a good husband. I must say, a nicer, quiter, more pleasant spoken gen- tleman never lodged under my roof." Mr. j Beerbohm's taste is at present being hotly questioned. J ______ I
Kept Behind The Rope. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Kept Behind Tho Rope. This is how they do things in Japan. A party of Englishmen were watching a matsuri, or river carnival, at Osaka and, with the usual contempt for authority of tho Briton abroad, took their stand beyond the rope barrier which had been erected to keep people off the bridges. The police would have been justified in taking strong measures. What they actually did was to untie the rope on one side and pass it in front of the offending foreigners, with an apology, in which our "honourable" per- son?: were mentioned more than once, for taking this course.
Alderman Diddams' Views. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Alderman Diddams' Views. .'Matters are mighty bad in the northern capital," said the Mayor of Brisbane, Al- derman DiddamsVat the Shires Conference in Sydney. "Under the present franchise thc nomad who dosses in a city lodging house for a while has a vote as to how the rates in the city should be spent, while owners of property in the city, if they live in a suburb, have no vote in the city elec- ' tions. We are likely to be seriously ham- pered by the legislation forecasted for the Parliament just elected."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Great Reduction OTOÉS FUTURE. . ^^HHH SADDLERY and MEÉÍS Bridles, 1 Is to ¿Os. ^fceri^may'bl« Saddles from £8 to £13 13S. ^fcfef^ rif* *n j Kersey Cloth 9s 6d, 1 ls. 6d. yd. Wfc*T*. Sulky Harness, £8 10s to ¿613. ^i^^; afie J. G. DONAGHEYr*% SADDLER, East Street, ROCKHAMPTON. P.O. Box 1811 j Our Dunlop, Michelin, and Goodyear Quotations previously appearing in this Paper are NETT CASH PRICES The Bonus of 10 per cent referred to is paid by way of Regular Divi= dends Only. The Gross Profits actually earned during 1923 have been more than sufficient to pay this Dividend. The above Statements are Authorised and Inserted by the Head Office of COMBINED BUYERS (Australia), LTD. BRISBANE. J JR^m ll' , Shi-noleum ia the best flocr and * I; I AS WM I1' furniture polish BECAUSE IT ¡j I ' /) 1V7 '1 ?/ifllllll' UAS TO lt is so vvide,y 3 I _fa A^^^4fe= known and used that its high | j /^^W^^^ijpil quality must always be maintained | ! j- ^rf^A find improved. But imitations | ! I ^IfSA \ ff^^'*'*'...
Wool Prices and Demand Continent Most Active [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Wool Prices and Demand - -_ vi Continent Most Active Winchcombe Carson Ltd, Sydney, ? re- port : The character of the offerings at the Bris- bane "Wool Sal ss was, to a greet extent responsible for any easing in bidding not- iceable. Dry times haye made their marie on the clip. Much tenderness and fault was in evidence. As a result, competition was chiefly confined to the Continental section. Sound wools are usually the goal of Japanese, Yorkshire, and American , buyerB. Few clips of this type were avail able. Garmauy, France, and Belgium, therefore, largely had the field to them- selves. . In face of the expanding consumption and restricted supplies, a constant upward trend in wool prices might be anticipated by the over-optimistic. But the experi- ence in Brisbane shows that buyers are not likely to be stampeded into paying ex- treme figures for raw materials. Caution' has come to the fore frequently in the last twelve months, when a too decided upward, trend in prices has been ev...
Commmercial. ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Commmercial. ENOGGERA PAT STOCK SALES. ../The Australian Estates'report as follows re Wedriesdayte Enoggera Fat Stock SaleH : .5270 sheep.penned. The-market showed an improvement on-last ' week's sales. Best wether mutton sold "at from 6d to 7d per lb, > in places higher. 2300 cattle yarded. " Tho market was easier than last sale and - best bullock beef realised 17/- to IQ/-.. ? - Prime cow beef 14/- to 16/- per 100 lbs.V;J
BARCALDINE NOTES. SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
BARCALDINE TOS. -.- : o : SCHOOIi OF AKTS. The usual monthly committe meeting of the Barcaldine School of Arts was held in the reading room on Thurs- day evening last. There being present Mr. R. H. Clarke (president) being in the chair, and Messrs. T. W. M'Kie, R. Park, S. D. Tooth, P. Bourke, and the secretary (Miss C. James). The .usual correspondence of pamphlets relating to literature and lists of books, &c.,*were handed to-the Book Committee. Accounts were passed for pay- ment as follows: Campbell, James and Jame.« 16/9, State Insurance Co., premium on £200, £1/13/10, Shire Council lighting £1/12/6, E. and J. Bennett £1/0/9, "Peak Downs Telegram" 6/, total £5/19/10. Bank balance, £11/11/10. Mr. Bennett was ac- corded a hearty vote of thanks, and the sec- retary was instructed to write to him con- veying the appreciation of the committee for the splendid way in which he had re- paired, the verandah chairs. The President remarked that they had been made as good a3.new, Th...
FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
FATAL ACdDENÏ. .T;.! Í . North Rockhampton: is earning an uh* j enviable reputation tog, lté raliway' fatalities,. ': and another was added to the list -on Wed- . nesday morning, when .,, Wijhani . Robertj j Smith was killed at Bridge-street opea ; crossing. Smith was;camped irt the xicinityy . but as to how-or:when he met .^his- death 1st f a mystery, as'no one saw the fatality^ Atc. : . inspection of the locomotives whïçh went ' over the .crossing the. .previousi night -for int f the early morning failed-tb ".'discloser ; any; 'i trace of the-tragedy,... .:..I,... ; :).r-." 'i *
LAND APPEAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
t. . -- . - . J.. \ LAND APPEAIi COURT. iï f. - The Latid Appeal Conrt, with Mr. íJusticer .. Blair as chairman, concluded its sittings ' on > Wednesday, when reserved decisions were»-. given, Mr. Justice Blair stating that the ap* ^ peals heard during the present sittings were- i in all cases, but one, from the decisions" ?pfi'ii the Land Court, determining rent to b.e . ./ * charged'for certain "pastoral holding's anet? grazing selections in ,*the Central Division, i during the current period" of their respec «ve leases. In the cases of "pastoral hold- $ ings, the current period of 10 years com-;...',, rhenced,. in some instances, as far back as= ....:'' July 1st, 1914, and in-ho case later than 1st. j? July, 1917, while.in cases of'grazing select J. tion assessment period of seven years com^ . , menced at earlest. on 1st July, 1920, and im -f ho case later than July 1st, 1'923. Except:; j in the cases * of one pastoral holding and' . three grazing selections all the holdings a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
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MEAT TRADE. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
MEAT TRADE. _ ? - . BRISBANE, Thursday. Prior to his departure for the South, tho Prime Minister (Captain Bruce) said that during the war Australia had shown a great'deal of consideration for Britain. "There is something wrong in Britain's atti- tude," he added, "when we see shops in England to-day piled, full with Argentine meat, while in Australia the meat industry is languishing through lack of orders. It was only the other day that we saw two great ' meat contracts go to the Argentine. Why should England push the ' Argentine barrow? Argentine took no part in the war ' and is not burdened ' to-day with any loan war debts. Oh the other hand Australia " gave England every help iri the crises, both with men and with supplies of produce. (Applause.) But although during the war Britain required the greater portion of Aus- tralia's production of wool and méat,'which were necessary to her, it is pleasing to re- member that we did not exact the last shll lingling for what we sold to Brit...
ROY GOVERNOR. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
ROY GOVERNOR. « SYDNEY, Thursday. Roy Governor, the half caste ¡aboriginal, , for whom a warrant was issued on a charge -of alleged stealing, and who for weeks has succeeded in eluding the police, was arrest- ed near Mendooran yesterday; after . shots had been exchanged between the police and Governor. Srgeant Young and Governor were both hit, but their wounds ' are not serious.
SATURDAY'S BRISBANE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
SATURDAY'S BRISBANE RACES. The Brisbane "Telegraph" makes the fol- lowing forecast for Saturday's Brisbane races :-HOeavyweight : Endorose, Prince David, Devolution. Flying : Polyctor, Pleystowe, Glory Box. Moreton : Seremite, Lutë Siring, Snow Star. Claret Stakes : Ardlen, Penchand, High Dear. Third Novice : Marcus, r.Seradia, Flying:. Signagl. Boyal Stakes : Syce Knight, Tangalooma, Laneffe. Epsom : Borosong, Percyrus, Noelamayne. * The occopants of a .motor car, which stopped on a he railway line: at a level cros- sing": near Campbelltown (N.S.W.) just as the Melbourne express came along, hadwa narrow'escape'from "injury. ';They jumped' out of the car as the. train crashed into it.
CHINESE BANDITS PEKIN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
CHINESE BANDITS ---: o : --- . PEKIN, Wednesday. The Chinese Government has resigned as a result of the kidnappings by the bandits. The Chinese bandits have resumed opera- tions.on the Korean border, defeating the Government troops, killing nine and kid- napping 20. The outlaws also kidnapped 20 labourers who were under the troops' protection. ; % yu a.&--J »3
SETTLEMENT SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
SETTLEMENT 1-~ 'io: -- SYDNEY, Friday. The British Overseas Settlement Delega- tion returned to Sydney torday from. Queens- land, and were entertained at luncheon by . ' the' Misons Club. Sir William Windham, in the course of a spejtfih said : "You have . more people than you haye houses, for, and" ' we .are not going-to help, y du hy sending;n 'more people to be homeless; Outside your 5«ity boundaries you have enough land for all, if you but give them all a chance to live ' on it. Would it not be better to clear one . ;of the best, portions of your country, and make it fit for people to come and live on, - and instead of sending one or two here and there, send on to this land in thousands, and give them a chance to live the heat life God would have them live. When I left England there . were one and a quarter mil ' lion men registered as unemployed.. There are splendid chances ahead injthis country, . and it is our duty to go back and tell our 'Government and men and women that; in...