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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
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SAVED FROM DROWNING. BY THREE BOY SCOUTS. ROCKHAMPTON, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
SAVED FROM DROWNING. BY THREE BOY SCOUTS. ' ROCKHAMPTON, February 5. Our Mt. Morgan correspondent wrote yesterday: — ' But for the promptitude and bravery of three boys, Keviu Whouley, Ted Warren and Jim Sterling, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ulaud bonter, James-street, Mt. Morgan,, would have been drowned. With another young girl she was swimming in Dairy Creek, near the Mud Bridge, when they, got into difficulties and were being carried down the creek, which was in flood. Miss Sonter, being a poor swimmer, went under, but the other girl reached the bank. The boys, noticing the drown ing girl, dashed in, and grabbed her just as she was rising for the third time, and with difficulty brought her to eafety. It was some time before she regained her senses. Earlier in the day Master Whouley was instrumental in saving a boy named Vesey from drowning at prac tically the same place. All the boys are Boy Scouts and their knowledge of swimming and first aid stood to them.
MR. WALKER'S TOUR. MAIZE POOL DIFFICULTIES. ROCKHAMPTON, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
MR. WALKER'S TOUR. MAIZE POOL DIFFICULTIES. ' ROCKHAMPTON. February 5. 'It waB purely a departmental trip, nothing spectacular, and with the eo eial aide almost completely neglected,' said Mr. H. F. Walker, Minister for Agriculture and Stock, to a ' Bulle tin' reporter yesterday when ques tioned regardnig his tour of the North. Mr. Walker arrived by the Mackay train and left again at noon for Bris bane, but he managed to get in a lot of work into his morning. Between de putations and callers he gave the 'Bul- letin' representative a resume of his lour. One of the biggest problems he had to face, Til said, was the matter of the assignment of cane areas. Certain re presentations were made to him by cane growers and, as a result, the Depart ment will refer the matter to the Board controlling the assignment of cane growing areas. ' How is the maize pool operating in the North!' the Minister was asked. In reply, Mr. Walker said that he found opinions among the growers very divided as to ...
FINEST COUNTRY. AND FINEST PEOPLE. HOBART, February 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
FINEST COUNTRY. AND FINEST PEOPLE, HOB ART, February 4. Opening a regatta at Hobart to-day, Lord StoiiL'haven said that Australia «-ia the finest country in tlie world, inhabit ed by the finest people. He could not join the pessimists and croakers, because Australia's difficulties were smaller than those which had been overcome in tho past. There was nothing which con firmed his optimism for the future more than to see the youth of the nation en gaged in such splendid contests, in a spirit which had been handed to them as a birthright. As long as that spirit continued they need not fear for the future.
THE GREAT OUTBACK. ALFRED JOHN HAYLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
THE GREAT OUTBACK. ALFRED JOHN HAYLOCK. Mr. Fred Ord writes: — Your issue of Saturday last \vas to me very suggestive and interesting. The leading article on Captain Arthur Phillip, showing what good influence one Man can effect, brought to my mind, the laudable, but almost ignored, efforts ot the late Mr. Alfred John Uaylock (of Haylock and Co., the 'Co.' being the ' late Mr. Geo. Silae Curtis), to encour age and assist settlement and homu making 'out West.' Particularly fortunate was Mr. Hay Jock's idea (and battle) for the then Government to bore for artesian water at Blaekal). 'The credit for originating this idea' (as your leader puts it) may be given to the young Martin Brothers whom Mr. Haylock found industriously, day after day, sinking a well or shaft through the black soil of their selo,-.. .. :i on Alice Downs resumption. To the writer Mr. Haylock empha tically declared that the finding of sub terranean water was essentially a nation al job and forthwith (with the coopera...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTEREST. No doubt the people of Rockhampton and the Central Districts of Queensland will be interested to hear of the ap rointment of Messrs. Williams Ltd. a* icpresentativcs of the widely known Brisbane firm, L. Uhl and Sons Ltd.., who manufacture and selj only the high est grade saldlery and leather goods. They are also agents for the fnniou* 1'rank Arnold racing goods, which arV i;o favoured throughout Australia. Serious crime in Birmingham has very largely decreased notwithstanding the enormous increase of population. FOR SALE. FINE FARM, THEODORE 1RRI-' CATION AREA. COMPRISING 27 acres irrigation and ** 318 . acres dry open country, 80 acres of which is attached to irriga tion, river frontage; 6- cows. 2 horses. 50 sheep, fowls, and good improve ments. No house. Possession Auguit, or would sell now with 15 acres splen did cotton.- ? 1 ? K. SHEABJWO, THEODORA.
MONETARY. BRISBANE, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
MONETARY. BRISBANE, January 29. The following sales were made on the Stock Exchange to-day: — Commonwealth bonds, 5i per cent, . 1933, £99 5s.; 5J per cent, 1935, £97 2s. 6d.; 5J per cent, 1938, £98; 5J per cent, 1941, £98 2s. 6d.; 6 per cent, 1930, December int., £100 Is. 3d. Castlemaine-Perkins, 18s. 6d. Queensland Brewery, 20s. South Brisbane Gas, 3s. lid. Blair Athol Coal, 4s. 9d. A.BC. Bank, 24s. 6d. Q.N. Bank, £7 7s. 6d., £7 5s. Roma Oil, 17s.; Block 17, paid to 0-. 4d., 6d. Latest quotations : — Castlemaine, b 18s. 5Jd., s 18s. 7*d. Perkins, b 10s. 9d., s lls. 2d. Bawra, b Is. 2d., s Is. 5d. Mt. lsa, b 25s. Australian Roma, No. 1, b 2s. 3d.; .No. ?-, b 2s. 3d., s 3s. Lander Oil, b Is. 9d., s 2s. Id. Queensland Roma Oil, b Is. 9d., s -2s. 3d. Roma Mooga, paid up, b 9d,, e Is. 4d. Roma North, paid to 2s., b 6d.; paid up, s 2s. Roma Oil, b IGs. Gd., s 17s. Gd.; for ward del., s 18s.; Block 17, paid to 5s. 4d., b 4d., s 9d. Goidsbrough, Mort and Co., 6 3ls. Q.M.K., b 6s. 3d. Quee...
METALS MARKETS. SYDNEY, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
METALS MARKETS. SYDNEY, Januury 29. The following were the London metal (middle) quotations for yesterday:— Copper— Standard, epot, £71 Us. 3d. per ton; forwnrd, £68 9s. 4Jd.; electroly tic, £83 5s. to £84 ; wire bars, £S4 ; best selected, £77 2s Gd. Lead— Soft, spot, £21 lls. 3d. per ton; forward, £21 Us. 3d. Spelter— Spot, £19 16s. 3d. per ton; forward, £20 6s. 3d. Tin— Spot, £170 8s. 9d. per ton; for ward, £179 lls. 3d. Silver— Standard, spot, Is. 8$d. per oz.; forward, Is. 8' 9/16d.; fine, spot, Is. 10 7/lGd.; forward, le. 10 3/N»d. American electrolytic copper is quoted at 18 cents per lb.
ROCKHAMPTON, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ROCKHAMPTON, January 31. The following were the prices ruling on the C.O.D. floor yesterday: — Bananas, 2d. to Od. per dozen, apples 6s. to 128. per case, pears 7s. to 12s., peaches 4s. to 6s., plums 4s. to 11»., pines 2s. to 4s. per dozen, tomatoes 4s. to 8s. ROCKHAMPTON, February 4. The Committee of Direction ot Fruit Marketing, reports: — Adelaide, by wire, 30th instant: — The A.B.M. advises: Bananas, antici pate 28s. to 30s., top, standards 20r. to 25s., plain about 10s. to 15b. Melbourne by wire, 31st instant: — Bananas, no alteration on last Tuca day's prices, which were, specials ids,., choice 24s. to 25s., standard 18s. to 23s., plain 14s. to 17s. Pineapples, smooth, coloured 18s., odd higher, green, i» sound, 14b. to 16s-, roughs 9s. to lls Passion fruit, halves, poor quality, 4s. Apples,, cookers 2s. to 4s., eaters 3a. to 6s., Gravensteins 12s. Apricots 4s. Peaches, white flesh to 10s., yellow 3^. to 4b. Nectarines 4s.. to 9s. Plum? 2s. to 6s. Pears 4s. to 6s. per bushel S...
RETAIL AVERAGE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
RETAIL AVERAGB TOICES. s. d. Whole maize, per bushel ? 7 3 Crushed maize, per bushel .. 7 7 Bran, per bushel ? 2 0 Pollard, per bushel ? 2 11 Wheat, per bushel .. .... .. 7 11 Potatoes, 7 lb. f or ? 1 3 Onions, per lb ? . . 0 i Cheese, per lb ? 1 2 Eggs, per dozen ? 1 6 Bacon, per lb. Is. Id. to .... 1 7 Dried Apricots, per lb ? 1 3
SOUTHERN MARKETS. BRISBANE, January 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
SOUTHERN MARKETS. BRISBANE, January 29. Latest prices: — Bananas — Cavendish, 3-8d. to 7 7-Sd. per doz., ladies' fingers, 7-8d. to 6 3-8d., sugars Id. to 5}d. Pines — Smooth 5s. to 8s. 6d. per case, Ripleys 4s. to 8s. Lemons — Local 5s. to 8s. per case. Beans — Young and fresh, 7b. to 10s. per bag; small bags 3s. to 5s. Peas— Well filled bags 8s. to lls., dis coloured 4s. to 6s. Tomatoes — Local, coloured, choice 3s. to 5s.; ripe 2s. 6d. to 4s. per case. ' BRISBANE, February 2. Latest prices: — Bananas— Cavendish 3-8d. to 9d. per dozen, ladies' fingers id. to id., sugars Id. to 5jd. Pineapples — Smooth 5s. to 8s- 6d. per case, Ripleys 4s. to St. Lemons — Locally grown 7s. to 10s. per half case. Peas— Well filled bags 9s. to I2s., discoloured 4s. to 6s. Beans— Young and fresh 5s. to 126. per bag, small bags 4s. to 7s., old U. Tomatoes — First quality 3s- -Jd. to 7s. per case, ripe 2s. «d. to &s., second grade Is. to 2s. per case; green, Is. 6d. to 4s.
LOCAL PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
LOCAL PBODUCE MARKET. The followiug are the retail price* ruling for produce in Kockhampton to day (Wednesday):— Flour, per 150 lb. bag, 28/6. Flour, per 100 lb. bag, 19/6. Flour, per 50 lb. bag, 10/-. Flour, per 25 lb. bag, 5/-. Sugar, per 70 lb. bag, '£6/6. Kerosene, per tin 7/3. Benzine, per tin, l)/7. Potatoes, per cwt., 19/6. Pumpkins, per lb., 2d. Sweet Potatoes, per cwt., 16/6. Onions, per lb., 2d. Wheat, per bushel, 7/11. Maize, crushed, bus., 7/7. Maize, whole, bus. 7/3. Bran, per bush., 2/7. Pollard, per bush, 2/11.
MEAT. LONDON, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
MtAI. LONDON, February 1. Tlie following is a list of the weekly quotations for the undermentioned classes for frozen meat, based on Uic actual sale of wholesale quantities ol carcases of mutton and 'amb and ioie quarters of beef, dcuverea at the smith field markets. These quyhitieiis ere not for selected lines, but for parcels fairly representative of the bulk of shipments now on offering: — Sheep. New Zealand — Canterbury and North Island crossbred wethers and maiden ewes 7 id. to 7W., selected crossbred wethers and maiden ewes 6 7-8d.; North Island crossbred wethers and maiden ewes Tid. to 7Jd., ewes 5 3-8d. to 6 l-8d. Australian — First quality crossbred and merino wethers G 1 -8d., second quality 5 7-8d., ewes 5Jd. Argentine— First quality crossbred wethers, 5 5-8d. to 6|d., ewes not of fering. Patagonian — Wethers, maiden ewes and ewes, none offering. Lambs. New Zealand — Canterbury second quality, none offering; North Island lOJd. to lll-8d. Australian — First quality 5 5-8d-...
ENOGGERA SALES. BRISBANE, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ENOGGERA SALES. MUSIS AXE, .January 30. At the Enofgera fat stock eales to day 10,500 sheep of fair quality were penned. The market opened at las? week's rates and quickly improved clos ing very strong. Best mutton brought. 3id., prime merino wether 4d. There were 1700 cattle, of good aver age quality, yarded. The market opened tirm at the hest of last week's rates and continued so throughout. Beet but lock beef sold at o&=. to 42s. per 100 lb., cow beef 3Sis. to 4(te. The following are agents' reports --' sales made : — Sheep. Australian Estates : — On account °* Weriboiie Station, Ltd., 502 March shorn merino wethers averaging 18s. Gd.; ac count Anderson and Anderson, Linde now, Jimbour, 219 shorn merino wethers averaging 13s. 5d. ; account F. John si one, trucked at Dalby, 391 shorn n'erino wetherc, averaging lls. Cd. Primary Producers : — Short woolled wethers on account M'Pherson, Dalby, a\eragins 10s. Id. ; Muirhead Brothers, IGs. ; Cooper, Karai'a, 14s. 8d. ; Man r.Jn...
ROCKHAMPTON POULTRY SALES. ROCKHAMPTON, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ROCKHAMPTON POULTRY SALES. ROCKHAMPTON, Fehruary 5. Messrs. Broome and Elwing held their regular weekly sale of poultry on Fri day, January 31st, at their Fitzroy street mart to a fair number, but chiclly of liffht breeds. The market was some what disorganised owing to floods af fecting outside inquiry and prices wens consequently lower than for some time past. Prices quoted below are at per pair unleBB otherwise stated— Light col oured roosters realised 6s. 8d. to 6s-, cockerels (prime) os. to 4s., growers It. 8d. to 2s. 4d:, cockerel chicks la M. Coloured hens (prime) 6a. to as., lighter 4b. 8d. to 4s. 4d., White Leg horn hens (prime) 5s. 4d., others 4s. iOii. to 3ft. «d. Doeim generally were of light table- quality; drakes realised 7s. 4d. ducks 6s. 6d. to 5s., growers 4s. id. to 4s., ducklings Is. 4d. No tur keys were penned, but there was light inquiry for them. Their next sale wii! be held on Friday, February 7th.
LEGITIMATE STAGE. OUSTED BY TALKIES. SYDNEY, February 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
LEGITIMATE STAGE. OUSTED BY TALKIES. SYDNEY, February 4. Representatives of the Actors' Fede ration to-day appealed to the Assistant Minister for Industry (Mr. Beasley) for assistance. It was staled that of the whole mem bership of between 1500 and 2000 only about 130 members of the Actors' Fede ration were in employment. The General Secretary (Mr. A. C Winn) said, that the harmful effects to the legitimate theatre could be traced to many things, chief among them being talking pictures. The actors did not want charity, but he objected to per formers in other countries taking the bread out of their mouths. The Federation asked that a heavy tariff be placed on imported films, euch to include the parallel of what would be paid if the actor in the film appeared personally on the stage in Australia. The President of the Federation (Mr. Walker-Baker) said that the pic ture industry could be made one of the best industries in the Commonwealth, if an incentive were given to speculators to i...
AUSTRALIA'S PROBLEMS. APPEAL TO PEOPLE. SIDNEY, February 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
AUSTRALIA'S PROBLEMS. APPEAL TO PEOPLE. SIDNEY, February 4. 'We all know that the Common wealth is passing through one of the most serious periods in its historj'. These difficulties cannot be surmounted by actions «-f a merely spectacular character. We are trying to deal with many problems, in an earnest hones!1 way for the welfare of all, and wt believe we can pull through in spite of pessimism. ' This statement was mado to-day by the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin), addressing the annnal convention of the A.WU. Referring to the Government's policv, the Prime Minister said that, as far as humanely possible, the Ministry would carry out. the policy on which it was returned. The Ministry wae faithfully doing the job and making sincere efforts to overcome the enormous difficulties with which it was confront ed. An opportunity would shortly be given to the people to change the Con stitution, which was undoubtedly limit ed. Meanwhile, the Min'stry had to 'steer the Common wealth ever the ...
Market Movements for the Week. STOCK MARKET. ROCKHAMPTON SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ynnmimimniimmiiii ? imiiumi ? i ? iiiiiiiihiii ? i ? iiiiiiiiiiiniiiuniiiiiiii ? luiitiiin ? iiiiiiiiiiniii ? ????tiiiii iiniiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiMiin ? iiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimillliii ? iiiiillllimiiilltii ? m ? imiiiiiiiiiiiiii''ih ? iiiniiiiiiiiii ? iiiiiiiiiiiriiiiiHMiiiimiiiiiiiiimiMiiim; Market Movements for the Week, | STOCK MARKET. ROCKHAMPTON SALES. For this week's supply 102 bullocks and 149 cows and a few vealers were entered. The general standard of quality, com pared with recent yardings, showed no material change, but if anything. worer quality. Several lines were of )rime solid, good weights. The greater portion consisted of ligiil uid medium weights, which must be recognised in estimating the slightly 1 lower prices. Competition of buyers a as particularly keen iu best .lines, ihe demand for family trade require uents strengthened materially as the .ale progressed. The sale, liowovei, vas not as lively as last week, cow jeef especially being cheaper. Gindie State Fa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
W. HOSKINGS, W o w an . OFFERS: ? 521 ACRES GOOD SCRUBLAND, about 100 acres under Rhodes grass, about 50 acres cultivation, partly fenced, cultivation enclosed with, netting, watered by waterhole, 8 miles from Wowan PRICE £500, on very Easy Terms. \ BUTCHERING BUSINESS doing 8 ' to 11 bodies, 3 pigs and 3 sheep per week. Vendor will sell shop and land, residence, plant, and slaughter yards or a lease of the lot only. Full par ticulars on application. 1035 ACRES of DON RIVER, about 9 miles from Wowan, fenced and divided, cultivation, milking yards, shed, ga rage, nice cottage, good dairying coun try, watered by two wells and lagoon. PRICE £1035. Very easy terms. LIVE STOCK. 10 Grade I.M.S. Heifers, from the best herd in the district, 1 to 3 months off calving, £10/10/- per head. 20 Grade Jersey Heifers, good quality, £8/10/- (or will sell a pick). Registered Jersey Bull, age 3$ years, £21. 13 YEARLING HEIFERS, pure bred and grade IMS., all dams tested, 2 years age, by registered Blac...