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REPARATIONS. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
REPARATIONS. -:o: LONDON, "Wednesday. The new German reparation proposals contain no suggestion as to-the amount to bo paid,' it being proposed that the. ques I on should be decided by an International commission of experts.. Since an inter- national loan is not considered a feasible .proposal, it is proposed that yearly pay- ements, should be made; such payments to be "?raised from the resources .of the country, i.tor which State and private guarantees are ? offered. } BRUSSELS, Wednesday. The Prime Minister of France and the i Belgian representative at the Reparations Conference, which opened , to-day, stated -ithat private discussions, had -resulted in ;the Belgian and FJIIKRSI Governments de welding that; the German proposals were un- acceptable while passive resistance in the 'Ruhr - continued. _. . !! a.»
Stocks and Shares. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Stocks and Shares. Commonwealth. 5 per cent (1923.) Buyer £101/0/- sales £101/5/-. Commonwealth 4>% per cent (1925.) Buyer £99/5/, seller £99/6/3-.sales £99/5/ Commoüwealth 4| per cent (1927) Buyer £99/2/6-, seller £99/5/. sales £99/2/6. Commonwealth 5 per cent (1927) Buyer £100/12/6. City Electric Light Co., JJd, ordinary paid up. Buyer 30/9 Seller 31/3 sales 3j / Nestle and Anglo-Swiss Milk Co. Buyers 23/9 È. Rich & Co., Ltd. Seller 14/6. Perkins & Co., Ltd. Buyer 15/6, seller 16/. . " Queensland Brewery. Buyer 25/3 seller 26/3 Finney Isles ¿VCo. Buyer 18/-. M'Whirters, Ltd. Buyer 24/9, Walkers Ltd. Buyer 2l/-.
ROCKHAMPTON THE CARNIVAL. ROCKHAMPTON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
ROCKHAMPTON 1 --: o :- ¿ .. 7 THE CARNIVAL. ? ". I ROCKHAMPTON. Fridav. The recent rain ¿has made a wonderful change in the prospects for the carnival. It has brightened "up everything 'about the town, and the reports fronvthe country, in« dicate that many people . who did not anticipate making'the trip will now ' come along, and the hotel accommodation is now; being rapidly booked. The race meeting* :' promises to be one of the best in the his» ? tory of the club, and yesterday the south ern train brought, four horse boxes .con- " taining a total of 12 horses, including three from Sydney. Apart from Carnival preparations things are very quiet in town. .
THE CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
THE CITY COUNOTL. f ?i The Rockhampton City Council^'' met on Wednesday night to discuss wh o -. should have charge and control pf thé new? / municipal electriflcaUon>c(|rvice', ïthe .Cöun-r i ell or the engineer. ^WJiiie the majority seemed to he in favo^f vöf placing it underr _ the engineer, no finality was reached'; anet the question w'as ordered to be. placed ont ; the business-sheet forrthe next ordinärst : meeting. ' -Jv. . Ç ¡ ;;
Licensing Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Incensing Court. The Longreach June Licensing Court was held on Wednesday last, when Mr. R. Curtis, P.M., occupied the Bench. The ad- journed application of Johannah Fitzgerald for a renewal of the license of the .Central .Hotel and billard-room came before the court. Mr. Major appeared for the ap- plicant, and tho Inspector (Sergeant Han- sen) offereing no objection, the application was granted. The application for the re- newal of the license of the Welcome Home Hotel, made by Mr. W. F. Strutton, for whom Mr. R. L. Peterson appeared was ad jaurned until the July court, the new premises not being complete. J. H. B'olde man was granted a wine and spirit mer- chant's license, and J. J. Judge was granted a bottler's license. They but exist who seek the shade Lest pure ozone their lungs distress, Fresh air and light for man was made, And sunshine for his happiness. The changing seasons make life's round, Aïid aft must coughs and colds endure ; But. prompt relief is always found, In Woo...
What is Tapioca? [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
i, What is Tapioca ? In "Naturia History," Mr. Charles W. Mead describes how the Indians of. Brazil manufacture the starchy, jelly-like globules . -called tapioca. The Indian woman he says, takes a large piece of bitter cassava root in both hands and rubs it back and forth on a board studded with hundreds of sharp pebbles until the root is reduced to a pulp When she has grated a sufficient quantity she presses as much water out of it as possible. For that purpose she uses as a . ^ press a long narrow tube of basket-work ! called a tipiti, with a loop at either end. She forces the pulp into the press, which she then hangs up by one of the loops. Through the lower loop she inserts a long, stout pole, which she runs'under some con- venient object, which serves as a fulcrum Then she sits on the,free end of the pole, and her weight stretches the press and forces the liquid through the insterstices of the basketwork. The liquid is caught in 'S- a pottery vessel, and is made into cassareep...
Children for Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Children for Australia. Mr. Lloyd George, afc the annual meet- ing of the Sunday School Union, in the City Temple, London, said that he had noticed that the union had selected 6,000 Sunday school pupils for emigration to Australia. He envied those children their future in that sunny continent.^ with its infinite re- sources. It was one any child might envy. Sunday schools were the universities of the people, continued Mr. Lloyd George. In Great Britain there were 7,000,000 teach- ers and scholars, and in the whole world, 30,000,000. He would rather trust the des- tiny of the people to a nation with 7,000. 000 of its children trained in Sunday schools, than to a nation which had not them. There was no better training for politicians than Sunday schools. In Wales there -was not an age limit for Sunday scholars. When he was last in Wales, he visited his old Sunday school, where the youngest member of the class was 45 years old, and the others were up to 80 years old.
The Breaking of the Drought. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
The Breaking of the Drought. -. At about 6 o'clock on Saturday night last a few clouds .in the sky sent down a mist- like sprinkle of rain, and no one seemed to realise that this "Scotch Mist'' was the forerunner of splendid rains which can verily be looked upon as " the breaking of the drought." Late on Saturday night rain set in, in old-time style, but it was not until Sunday afternoon that the downpour assumed tropical character, when after a heavy wind had carried the clouds to the west, a storm worked up and the clouds returning, gave forth a torrential down-pour. The fall was general, and the result has been a changed outlook for all. Our Isis- ford correspondent writes in detail of the cyclonic disturbance experienced in that centre. ENDING 0 A.M., 4TH JUNE, 1023. Longreach 320, Bimbah . 207, Fairfield 250, Camoola 200, Acacia Downs 227, Cross- more 195, Longway 250, West Longreach 287, Fairmount 220, Bexley 268, Yanburra 220, Dalmore 210, Strathdarr 248y Strath- darr Shed 25...
Cyclonic Disturbance. At Cleeve and Crossmore. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Cyclonic Disturbance. -: o : At Cleeve and Crossmore. While most were rejoicing and raising their ebonezovs for the beautiful and boun- teous rains which : visited our district on Sunday, the third, instant, it is our painful duty to chronicle that.this brought with it serious disaster to the property of Mrs., and Mr. William A. B\ilkeley Gavin at Cleeve. At three-thirty on the third instant a cyclone of a terriffic character visited this place which raised the homestead to the ground in a minute's time. Roof, walls, partitions, all went. As illustrating its character portion of the buildings can be seen thrce-quarte.rs of a mile over a circum- ference of ;a quarter of a mile. With one or two pieces exception, the whole of the contents including the furniture, was abso- lutely ruined. The appearance of the place ns it now -stands showing only the floors and a wall here and there is indes- cribable. The outbildings and a portion of the old building, with some reparable damage, still ...
News Epitome. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
News Epitome. 3* Last week, já fire broke out in one. of the most thickly^^b^ulated portions of Syd- ney, 'and^owinfe to the excellent work of the brigaftes a serious disaster was averted. In connection with the Commonwealth Shipping ^Aft*- ifc Is understood that the in s tentón crt? Federal Government is to ' place the "n^ciagement of the line on a business foSyAg, and that the course of in- vesting the control in an independent com- mission may&lt;be adopted. A stnteiyjmt published by the Director of . Immigriftion estimates that by 1925 the annual exodus from Great Britain to Aus- tralia will be 100,000. The Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) will leave for London on September 1, to at- tend the Imperial Conference, which will sit on October 1. Speaking at a farewell dinner, J. O. Anderson, the captain of the Australian Davis Cup team, expressed the opinion that the best team had been chosen, and have every chance of- reaching the .challenge round. The advantages and demerits of ...
Stock Movements. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Stock Movements. -: o : i The following1 stock movements have \ taken place since May 29th : 2500 mixed sheep, Marito Downs to Long- reach. W. Hickson & Co., owners, in charge. 5000 sheep, trucking yards to Oakley. Jas. Forrest, owner, in charge. 3G0 ewes, Ilfracombe to Rocklea Drum mend. F. G. Dwyer, owner, (rail). . 15 horses and IS goats, Longreach to Ar- rilalah. Bruce Smith (travelling in search ol' work). 6100 sheep, Rosabel to Longreach truck - . lng yards. Donkin' Bros, owners ; K. C. Coster in charge. . 4150 sheep, Rosabel to Isisford. R. Mul- der owner ; J. .Dolman in charge. 3 00 horses, Bimbah to Muttaburra, Ed- kins, Campbell, owner ; E. M'Donald in charge. 69 ; rams, trucking yards to Weewondilla. C. Usher owner. ': 5000/mixed sheep. Darriveen to Noonbah. H. T. Watson,' owner ; M'Conachy in charge. 100 rams, trucking yards to Meroondah Downs. Casey Bros., owjçsgrs ; Bowman in charge. ^. A
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Rifle Shooting. -: o - (By "Sighter".) Owing to the wet weather the simul- taneous contest, Longreach versus Hughen- den, which was down fdr decision on Sun- day afternoon last, had to postponed indefinitely. Two more rounds remain in connection with the home and home shoot being con- ducted by the Central Queensland District Rifle Clubs. The second last round is duo to eventuate on Sunday afternoon next. Longreach, on this occasion, meet Raglan. Raglan is top of the list with 10 points, Longreach and Gladstone running next with 8 points. Raglan, up to date, are unbeaten. Both Longreach and Gladstone have suf- fered one defeat. Longreach suffered their defeat in the first round by the hands of Gladstone. Rockhampton occupy next position with 7 points, having drawn one and suffered one defeat. In the event oC Longreach defeating Raglan and Glad- stone defeating their opponents, thus bring- ing the three clubs togethei\ the situation will be rather interesting for the last round. Shoo...
REFEREES ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
?REFEREES ASSOCIATION. 1. The name shall be the Longreae Referees' Association. 2. The Association shall be formed un der the auspices of the Longreach R. F. L. 3. The duties of the members shall b to assist the League in providing referee and touch judges to control matches, wh ahull adopt a uniform interpretation of th rules and laws of the game. (b) To protect the referees and toucl judges appointed by this Association t&lt; control the matches arranged by tin League. 4. The Association shall appoint/at encl annual meeting a president, vice-president delegate to the L.R.F.L., and an hon. sec rotary." 5. Any person desiring to become t member of the Association shall be electee o:i probation and at the next meeting th« election shall be confirmed, provided ht has successfully passed his test as to thc rules and laws. (J. Tho Association may, at any time, ex- pel any member for incompetence or foi misconduct as a referee or touch judge. 7 Any referee or touch judge found gu...
Football Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Football Notes. 'i : o : The following team has been selected t° represent the Blue A Grade against th6 Black A Grade on Sunday next:-Full" back, J. Tabart; R. Woulfe, "W. Ferris B. Chambers, A. Savage; fá, P. Bunni }4t C. Boyd ; forwards, C. Howard, G Savage, F. Meyers, C. Bartholmew, P. Ahern, F. J. McKeon. Emerg-For. W. Bailey, G. Pollard; baoks, L. Young, S. Prior. On Thursday last Toowoomba defeated Brisbane by ll points to 8 under League Rales. It was a very hard and stubbornly fought game. The following are the results of; the last week-end League football matches played in Sydney : 20,000 people saw South Sydney defeat Newtown by 33 points to 10 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The outstanding feature .of the match was the great game put up by South's half-bock Johnston., One\of their wing three-quarters Wearing, who has a great tum of speed, also mystified the crowds with his brilliant play and try getting movements. At Birchgrove Oyal North Sydney defeated Glebe by 15 to 5. D...
News Epitome. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
.... , . . if News Epitome. ?? ». Depositor's- balancés in the Commen wealth Savings Bank' department for. the -week ended May,28 were about £2,000,000 .above those of a corresponding period last year. According to the Premier, the taxation scheme of the Commonwealth, propoun- ded at the Premiers' conference, is a serious matter for the States. Savings, estimated at £25,000 a year, are "being made by the Queensland Railway Department in the coal consumption .of engines. At the Q.T.C. Autumn meeting Lady Aura won the Stradbroke Handicap and Seremite the St. Ledger. At Toowoomba on Saturday, the Prime Minister said that there was no country comparable to Australia, or that had so thoroughbred a race living in it A fishing smack from Launceston was wrecked at Hunter's " Island. The , crew managed to scramble ashore. Sydney University, by vastly - superior play, defeated the New Zealand team by 37 points to ll in the third Rugby test on Sat- urday. There was considerable friction at the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
Western Queensland Building Co., Ltd. Barcaldine. > BUILDING Contractors, Painters, Plumbers, Etc., are prepared to give quotes for M ll plíis-jcH of Buildings and Repairs, Erection of Windmills and Tanlcs, or for Your Pitlntins Joh. Agents for COMET WINDMILLS. Competent Staffs in all Brandies are at Your Service. We appreciate your en- quiries. PHONE 146, BARCALDINE, or R. G. Cowan, 300, LONGREACH. c6 IQ rpHIS month we are featuring a con- o j? '**? vincing Collection of Crack Values $ § throughout the Store and in our Special $ (j) Window Displays. ... | There are Crack Value Wearables from ff head to foot, and Household Economies $ not to be despised by thrifty persons Jj this "thrift month." A NOTE PARTICULARLY THESE : J Winter Goods, Blankets, Rugs, Java Down, and Eiderdown Quilts. JVièn's and Boys Sweater Coats and Overcoats. ' Ladies Golfers, Jumpers. Wool Blazers and Scarves. SOLLEY'S THE PRICE REDUCERS, LONGREACH AND BARCALDINE. Ifrice Has Been Reduced ONE SHILLING *-.:S...
[?]TORING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
^STORING NOTES. ?^Most motorists take it for granted thn ?rnarked improvement has been made i W light car construction during the last fe\ f years, but few realise what a wonderfu advance the 1923 model light car ls ovei say, the pre-war type. Take for instanc ono well known English make, the .'Clem ent-Talbot," a car well-known in this coun try. The following figures are most in sti-uctive : Pre-war 12 h.p. model, price, £400 weight of car, 24 cwt ; weight of chassis 17 cwt ; overall length, 13ft. Jins ; max imum speed, 4 S m.p.h. ; petrol consump tion, 22 m.p.g. ; bore and stroke, SO x 12i m.m. ; cubic capacity, 2,415 cc. ; braid h.p., 28 ; taxation h.p., 15.9. 10 h.p. 3 02 3 model, price £375 : weigh o: car. 14 cwt ; weight ol' chassis, S-l cwt overall length, 12ft Dins ; maximum speed 5¡. ni.j).h. ; petrol consumption, 35 m.p.g. bore and stroke. CO x 95 m.m. ; cubic ca pa city. 1,073 cc. ; brake h.p., 23 ; taxatior h.p., 9. lt is noticeable that whilst the engine if les* than ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 8 June 1923
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