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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
Opening of Christmas Novelties \A , Suitable For Presentation Purposes, Now Complete. BURNS, PHILP & COMPANY, LTD., Are now showing a large variety of the above goods, specially suitable tor the season of the year, and now invite inspection ot same. * The following departments will also present features of special interest to purchasers .. at this festive season : The BOOT Department : Replete with English, American and Continental specialities The MILLINERY Department : Displays some of.the finest models produced. The CLOTHING and GENTLEMEN'S Department shows a capital range of Summer Clothing, high-c)ass Hats, Meritella Pyjama Suits, Silk Handkerchiefs, I French Neglige Shirts, Embroidered Socks, Ties, Uuderwear, &c, &c. Bennetts' Dental Parlours I For Painless Dentistry. Why have your teeth hacked and smashed about by unskillful workmen when we can extract or fill your aching tooth scientifically, without the slightest pain or after effects. We can also ro...
THE SOCIALISTS' BOGEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
THE SOCIALISTS' BOGEY. Liberalism or Socialism ? This is tho issue pure and simple TheSoc ialists and ICidston-Socialists are making Herculean efforts to confuse it.. That is why the position of the Upper House is being draggjd in. All the bluster about the negation of the rights of the Assembly and tlw loud-mouthed demands for the aboli &lt;¡on oí the Council is so" much fudge states a southern contemporary. The Socialists and their allies arc telling the country that they arts at one on tiiis matter-that they ara combining for this one object. Among those who have beer, loudest in their de- nunciation af thc C-OU»CÏ1 is Mr Bell, lt is interesting to go back a fe«' months und'regard the views he then voiced in thc light of his more re- cent utterances. During the last campaign some six months ago he on I several occasions considered it noees I Kary to defend the ¡Legislative Coun I eil. His speech at Springsure on ! ytny 1 was typical of others. It is worthy of remark tnat ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
"RING OUT THETOLD, RING IN THE NEW." Preliminary Announcement. CALLAGHAN WALSH LIMITED. Grocers, Wine & Spirit Merchants, Produce Dealers, & Importers. HAVING ACQUIRED THE OLD ESTABLISHED BUSINESS OF WALSH & CO.. CAIRNS, STANNARY HILLS, PORT -, DOUGLAS AND MOSSMAN THE NEW . ? . '? .i i THAT THE STOCKS IN THE .VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS ARE BEING REPLENISHED BY DIRECT DuTORTATIONS NOW ARRIVING. . , r "l-iriliftl WtSillllM : THE NEW GOODS INCLUDE ALL THE SEASONABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THE HOUSEHOLDER, THE HOTELKEEPER," THE MINEUR, AND THE MTLLTONATRE. ' Specially attractive displays will b made, and Customers of the Old Firm are invited to inspect the Stocks and continue their Patronage to the New Company. f ., ' ORDERS WILL BE PROMPTLY EXECUTED, SPECIAL ¡ "r . ATTENTION BEING PAID TO COUNTRY CLIENTS. I '", ; i: : í^"- :^->V.^:^ ??? "I ¡THE STOCKS INCLUDE GROCERIES, OILMEN'S STORES, ^ GLASSWARE, CROCKERY, IRONMONGERY, WINES & SPIRITS OF THE LEADING BRANDS. ,-',...
Cairns Harbour Board. THE NEW OFFICES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
Cairns Harbour Board. .' THE NEW OFFICES. . .Through tho courtesy of Mr. E. Watters (.Foreman of WorKS, Cairns Harbor Board.), a "Post"- représent- atif was yesterday shown over the Boards new " ; offices which are now fast approaching completion. -, The structure :was- designed by Mes- srs . Tunbridge, Tunbridge, and .Lynchi and as it stands is certainly a, build- ing, worthy oí a town of the.rimp.or tanct and size of Cairns. tin thc eastern portion are situated the of- fices of the foreman of works and Marine Superintendent. From ?.Lr./ Watters position in tho roomy apart- ment which he will occupy; an . al- most complete view of'thc harbor Yorks right along' Wharf-street . will be obtained. Close .by is a dark room which will be devoted to copying pur potes, etc. Situated in the centre of the ' building : is the public office which is far more commodious .than the ? one at : present \ occupied in Spence street. A magnificent coun- ter, designed by Mr. Watters, rims the whole brea...
CORRESPONDENCE CEETRAL SMELTING SCHEME. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
CORRESPONDENCE ICEETEAL SMELTING SCHEME. (To the Editor.') . Sir.-Ko tile above in your-issue of Doc. ;.nth, I, as ac resident of this town and. thereby having an indirect interest in a smelter being put up here, having nt various times mined ? for copper, ore and at pitiers tin, etc., was not aware that ithis smelter was being put np in order to competo with tho Chillagoe, O.K., Mt. Molloy or buyers of copper ores, as your de- lightful anti comprehensive local auth- ority remarks ; and I may say that there are plenty of practical men who can see where it is going to pay if your local authority cannot. Anti as for his comparison of Dapto, Ald- ershot, etc., with this small venture it only shows that when they were put up there must have been more money than brains. . The practical men here propose to" . uso the Inst nanitxL to some extent. Also that wc up here have the same difficulty to contend with ns the big concerns and thereby the tin-pot adair might be af better value, to a co...
AMERICA'S FINANCIAL CRISES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
AMERICA'S FINANCIAL CRISES. Further suspensions, but; general im- provement) . describes the . situation in America says the "Spectator" of.the 2nd November. We have the . assur- ance ofiMr. Cortelyou that the Voorst' is .over, and there can be ino flti|estion that:the promptitude with which he neted at least had the clïcct of resto- ring ronfidence enough, to admit : of »aim examination of the position. The Oo'vemment haye assumed resp- onsibilities in the last ten «layH to the extent of some £15,000,000.. and it is fcaicl that the Nationnl banks hold Uovorzimont'a deposit^ amounting to nearly £43,000,000. There is'-t^OTo^ the resumption of business on.'sjor.-' day next by some of the TH&fs .lind bank's which haw closed their doors. Meantime the authorities in seveial States have declared tito past two or three days to be public holidays in order to gain time. The crisis has fcauscd widespread misery throughout the States, and hundreds of smaller concerns of which nothing i...
DEATH FROM DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
. DEATH FROM DRINK. A mon named Edward Stumbles, i aged 65 years, and John ^Mackay wpre" drinking in an- hotel at BÎoy tiey, New" South Wales, on November 28, when'Mackay challenged his mate to drink a whole bottle ol rumT Stumbles was only too willing to ac- cept the challenge, and as soon as he swallowed one glass it was filled up by Mackay. Thc liquor. disappeared in the space, of a few minutes.. Short- ly afterwards Stumbles was prostrate and. was assisted to his camp; Next morning he was found in a comatose state, »nd he expired that day.-.
AUSTRALIAN SUGAR IN NATAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
AUSTRALIAN SUGAR IN"NATAL: Some difficulties have, been raised by tho Natal Government in regard to .sugar- from the Commonwealth. Under the South African tariff they jhave in Uie past applied a discrimi- nation against Australian sugar" on thc ground that it is bounty-fed. The C.S.R. Co . met this difficulty by sending to Natal Java'" sugar refined in Australia, though gn-wn, out, and partly manufactured in Java. The Natal authorities are now seeking to discriminate against this sugar ns if it were Australian. The Company is," therefore, in communication with, the Federal Government with n view of approaching tho High- Commissioner for South Africa with a statement that Java sugar is kept entirely se-, perntc from Australian suKar in..Ute company's refineries, and is in no sense bounty fed sugar. - '. ;, :\.
GOOD GIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
GOOD GIFTS. Possibly no other business man in this town is more desirous of satis- fying his customers than George Blessas, of the Sydney Oyster Sal- oon, and in addition to giving ex- traordinary good value in Ice Creams Soft Drinks, Fruit and Confection- ery, is, as previously announced, go- ing to give away a Duchess Chest, 8-Day Clock, and 8 Vases. Every sixpence spent gives an opportunity of obtaining any of the above. It pays you to call on Blessas and have a larne ice Cream for 6d.
PALACE OF VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
PALACE OP VARIETIES. Messrs Brown &: Sons announce a special display of toys, musical in-" struments and postcards for the holi ? days. Also that in consequence of phonographs being -duty; free, all thoso" popular instruments are now re-; duced in price. The firm are giving away a handsome present to ail pjir-: chasers of 2/6 worth ond upwards.
ARAWATTA-INGLEBORG COLLISION. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
ARAWATTA-INGLEDORG COLLIS- ION. In the Vice-Admiralty Court, Syd . -ney, on Friday, judgment was given in .thc action brought by the owners ? pf thc barque Ingeborg against the A.U.-S.N1 Co. for damages arising oiit ..of the collision off Port Stephens ' in August last, in which thc barque was sunk alter being strurk !:y the stea- mer Ara watta and tho captain and several of the . crew drowned^ Mr. Justice Owen, in delivering judgment, said he was satisfied that thc Ingle borg had botti her side lights burn- ing, and that if the Ara watta had v kept a proper look-out she; might have avoided the collision. He gave judgment in favor of tho plaintiffs .with costs, the assessment of dam- age being referred to the Stegutraï;. i
THE DRAMASCOPE CO. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
TIIE DRAMASCOPE CO. - Those who desire to take advantage of the test means of being amused . ore reminded that,an excellent oIflx>r tunity will be given them during the season of tho Dramascope Variety Co., which opens on Thursday (Box- ing) night at the Shire Hall, continu- ing on Monday, 30th, Tuesday, 31st, «nd New Year's Night. The various members of the combination have lieen already eulogistically referred to in these columns, and for excellence innd variety their show promises to fill a long-felt want and to provide « season of real enjoyment for residents and visitors for the holidays.
PARA RUBBER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
PARA nUJJBER. Thc Cairns Inspector under the Dis- eases in PJants Act has been inform- ed by Tam Sie of Geraldeon that the 2000 Para rubber planes -which the latter put in eight months ago are how five feet high. Ile is so satisfied with their growth that he intends putting in 20ÖO more as-soon as they aro procurable. He has also 15 acres of sisal hemp plants, but in compari- son with the rubber their growth is small.
VISITING CAIRNS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 23 December 1907
.VISITING CAIRNS, Amongst the passengers bj' the In- namincka yesterday from Brisbane ¡was Mr. Fred. Schoenheiiner who is paying a health visit to Cairns and district. Mr. Schocnheimer is well known in southern sporting circles .and alsoj possesses.considerable talent as a company entertainer. His stay in the North will extend over some weeks.