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PALM ISLAND OUTRAGE INSANE SUPERINTENDENT SHOT BY NATIVES IN AMBUSH. TOWNSVILLE, February 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
PALM ISLAND OUTRAGE INSANE SUPERINTENDENT SHOT BY NATIVES IN AMBUSH. TOWNSVILLE, February 4, The outrage perpetrated at the Palm Island aboriginal settlement was far more serious than the first reports conveyed. As a result of the terrible happening three person 6 are dead, two are in the TownB ville Hospital suffering serious inju lies and property damage amounts ? to itTUUO or more. The victims are:-— Dead— Robert Henry Currie, 47. Edna Currie 19, and Robert Currie 11. Wounded— Dr. C. Maitland Alison and Mrs. Pattison. Currie ehot Dr, Pattison and A is wife and then blew up his own house, incinerating his eon and daughter. He then eet fire to two residences, an office, the aboriginal school, the main alore and the launch Esme. Currie went otf to Fantome Island and Cuvacoa Island today and returned late this afternoon, but ae he stepped ashore on the beach near the settlement he was shot o y come natives who were lying In cover. He died a few hours later. Currie was dressed in a re...
UNEMPLOYED RALLY. DEPUTATION TO PREMIER. BRISBANE, February 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
UNEMPLOYED RALLY. DEPUTATION TO PREMIER. BRISBANE, February 4. A deputation from the One Big Unios of Unemployed attempted to sea the Premier (Mr. Moore) at noon to-day, but he was engaged in. Cabinet. A request similar to those submitted to the Premier last week was placed before the Premier's Secretary (Mr. Hittler), who informed the deputation that the Premier was considering them and would announce his decision in due course. The deputation was accompanied by members of the Carpenters and Joiners, Builders, Labourers, and Bricklayers' unions. Before calling nt the Premier, the men met at the Labuur Rtireau and were preparing for speeches, when the police moved them on. They then ' went ea masse to the Trades Hal!, and, in a Park adjoining, decided to interview the Pre mier. From the Trades Hall lhay went to Queen's Square and quietly waited for the deputattonists.
MISSING LAUNCH. FEARS FOR SAFETY. BRISBANE, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
MISSING LAUNCH. FEARS FOR SAFETY. BRISBANE, January 31. Fears are felt for the safety of three young men, who are alleged to have been responsible for the disappearance of a 32 ft. motor boat from the Brisbane River recently. t Since January 4th police all along the coast have been searching for them, but no trace has been found. The owner of/ the boat had completed negotiations for the sale of the launch to John Watts, 19, of Neraug. It is learned that the owner's agent received £10 as a deposit and that another cheque for £340 to complete the pur chase was marked 'Refer to drawer.' When inquiries were made it Was found that the launch had disappeared. The police have since been unable to locate Watts, as well as two other Soutbport men, Alex and Thomas Baker, who are believed to be with him. A search is being made around Fit roy Islands where an aborigine is re ported as having seen a launch sink, but neither the boat nor wrecV.-qrp has been sighted. The fact that no locally oyaeJ...
CORAL AND TROCHUS. SHOWN IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
CORAL AND TROCHUS. SHOWN IN LONDON. RK1SBANK Fobruarv t. The Premier (Mr. A. E. Moore), has received advice from the Agent Ueuo ifcl (Mr. Macartney), that specimens ot coral and trochus shell from the Great Harrier Reef, which lias been exhibited in the Agent General's office iu London, 1'ove eKcited great public interest an.l several requests have been made to pur chase them. Mr. Macartney asked for more speci mens and these were collected by Mr. L.H. R&inford, of Bowen, and by (lie protector of aborignce at Thursday U land. and sent to London, The ' specimens,' which were very at tractive, wire inspected' by Prof. J. is. Gafrfiiner^ of Cambridge University and a member t»f the Great Barrier Kect Committee, and he declared tlia(. llie.v w«re exceptionally fine.
TRUST ACCOUNTS ACT. CAUSTIC CRITICISM. BRISBANE, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
TRUST ACCOUNTS ACT. CAUSTIC CRITICISM. BRISBANE, January 3J. Much unfavourable comment on the Trust Accounts Act operating iu Queensland was made at a meeting of the Queensland division of the Federal Institute of Accountants to-night. ' Mr. J. Dunn eaid it was now the duty of the Institute to take immediute . stock of the Trust Accounts Act and to I ascertain what protection was afforded members. As matters stood a cart and horse could be driven through the loop holes in the law. Solicitors handling trust funds should be allowed to keep only one set of receipts, wnich should be machine numbered. Auditors should have access to all receipts relat ing to moneys. At present it was difficult for auditors to keep checks. Mr. H. Hiley urged the adoption of the New Zealand system of creatiug an insurance fund against defalcations, to which all handling trust funds would have to contribute. People wiio defrauded would then suffer no loss. Mr. G. Seabrook, State Secretary, suggested that rec...
ENTHUSIASTIC ROMA MEETING. ROMA, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ENTHUSIASTIC ROMA MEETING. ROMA, February 3. A meeting of the Australian Graz ing Industry Defence League was held in the School of Arts, Roma, on Satur day. The convener of the meeting, Mr. A. J. Campbell, presided. The meeting, which was enthusiastic, was represen tative of the whole of the wool-grower* of tlw district, . und every person who attended the meeting joined the League. Mr. Campbell stated that the meeting had been convened for the purpose of forming a branch of the Australian Graz ing Industry Defence League at Koma. The objects of the League were the exploration of all avenues of action like ly to restore the safety and prosperity of Australia's wool industry and the stabilisation of market values in the common interests of primary producers, manufacturers and consumers. The de plorable position of the great wool in dustry, representing approximately 50 per cent of the nation income, not only affected the graziers, but the whole community. The League would be uon-; c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
THE CROSS, FRETFUL GIRL PROBABLY AN ANAEMIC VICTIM. The danger to growing girls is their tendency to outgrow their ftrength. They become pale, fretful and cro»* ; quite R sad contrast to the bright girJi they were a year or two. ago. Those pale lips, headaches, backaches, breath - lcssness and languor tell the whole story to an observant eye. Your daugh ter is growing into womanhood, and Nature is asking more than she is- fitted to bear. She lias aches and paint, is moody Rnd melancholy, lias queef fancies, and will eat sweets when thr. refuses food. Naturally, her temper is bound to suffer. It is not your girl's* fault she is peevish. She has become bloodless. Her greatest need is rich, red blood, and no better tonic for this purpose can be obtained than Dr Williams' Pii-k Pills. These pills con tain medicinal properties that create blood, which enriches and nourishes the system throughout. Give your daughter Dr. Williams' Pink Pills to-day, an* notice the dif ference in her health...
EGG-LAYING. 1930-31 CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
EGG-LAYING. 1930-31 CONDITIONS. From March 16th, 1930, to February 28th, 1931, the Rockhampton Agricul tural Society will conduct an egglaying competition at the Rockhampton Show grounds. 'Hie following test6 will be conduct ed:— GENERAL COMPETITION. Section 1, White Leghorns; section '2, Australorps; section 3, any other varie ty. For any of these sections sir pure bred birds of the one- variety must be supplied. All birds- mil be single .Jest ed, housed on the intensive 'system' fod fed' on wet mash and grain. Any 'group of birds having on February 28th,. 1931, the possibility of making a record 'for the lest will be retained until March 16th, 1931, subject to rules 2 and 3. Any individual hen that lays 300 efigs or over will be retained until March 15th, 1931, subject to rules 2 and o. AH eggs will become the property of the Rockhamptoa Agricultural Social y. The following prizes -will be1 award ed:— A further specimen ol the currency 111 vogue at Boulia. Section 1 (group of six ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
Goldtbrough, Mort and Company, Limited, ? ROCKHAMPTON ? WOOL AND PRODUCE BROKERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS. LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES made on Ensuing Wool Clip and on or, all Station Produce and Securities. Consignments of Wool, Sheep Skin*. Marsupial Skins, Hides, Tallow, &c, received for sale in the Australian of London Markets. ALL STOCK, STATION, FINANCIAL, SHIPPING and INSURANCE BUSINESS TRANSACTED. Proceeds held in Trust for Clients. Returns rendered with promptness. General Agents in Australia lot the WESTERN ASSURANCE COM PANY. Fire and Marine Policies issued and Claims Settled on the spot. AGENTS FOR EDWARDS SHEEP. DIPPING POWDER. HEAD OFFICE ? MELBOURNE. Branches: Sydney, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Adelaide, Perth and London, and 46 Country Branches throughout Australia. Longreach Agency .. -.., .. ».L. C. Woolridge and Co., Ltd. Local Office .-. ..».,..*.?? .. Quay-street, Rockhampton. ROW'S Noted Dispensary and Drug Store. J. P. J. GORDON, PH. C, QUEENSLAND, N.S.W., and ...
REV. FATHER PYKE. TRANSFER TO BUNDABERG. ROCKHAMPTON, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
REV. FATHER PYKE. TRANSFER TO BUNDABERG. ROCKHAMPTON. February 3. A social evening, organised by JUess!1-: J. Duvereaux, V. Harris, J. M'Kewin. and T. Hegarty, was tendered 1o Kcv. Father M. A. Pykc, in the Convent schoolroom, Nobbs-strect, North Roc« harnpton, on Weunc&dav evening last prior to his departure for Bundaber^, to which place he has been transferred Rev. Father E. Bourke presided. The proceedings opened with, a song by Mr EL Connor, followed by a duet by Rev. Fathers F. Carew and M. A. Pyke. Father Bourke 6aid he had know a Father Pyke since he was a small boy. In the past 14 years he bad been at sociated with Father Pyke, first as an altar boy and latterly as assistant priest. la a priest's life there were many changes. He had been pleased to have Father Pyke's company for the time ho has been associated with the. North Houkhampton parish, and would greatly miss him. He wished Father Pyke success and joy in his new parisn Rev. Fathers Dolan and F. Carew en dors...
OUR SERIAL STORY. All Rights Reserved. The Enchanted Peril [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
OUR SERIAL STORY. All Rights Reserved. The Enchanted Peril By WILLIAM LE QUEUX. Night had well descended upon the ancient city of Rochester when a car containing three men iped through fillent streets, and, veering to tne right, made for the open country of Kent. In tha car 'SKiSS*'? ci,T' h' h£!per- Bird' and * ?ma' man whom the other two fn the r.ar Lft ^^^ ,Pea? Was J '* the wlw* wlth Chummy at his side. «. 1? seat sat Bird, In charge of an assortment of shovels pick-axes and cemetery to whi?h Dr^V^SoKad'dlrected^lm?' ^^ ''' 'Wer ^ 'SURE you're on the right route?' asked Bird, pronouncing 'route' «« 'rowt.- 'It seems a long way.' I wish it were longer,1' answered Pears grimly. Then he said. 'r know the way all right. I've studied u on the map very carefully. Two inches to the mile. I could go to the spot blindfold. The cemetery is on this side of the village, so we shan't have to go through it It lies on a hillside and there's a little lane which runs up the side of it, so that w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
^EJLi^htWithout an Equal 4§^ Mcatik Lamp l^pi Gives twice the Light at Half the Cost . BURNS KEROSENE NO PUMPING NO PRESSURE NO DANGER LIGHTS INSTANTLY. Can be used for reading from six to eight hours persistently without eye strain. Buby housewives can do their sewing at night. Several Models To Choose From. ' Sold on Small Deposit and Easy Terms. Send for illustrated catalogue. JAS. GILLAN Craigilee House. P.O. Box 193. ROCKHAMPTON. t/ATEC BUyY0UR YAlEw} NEW season I RilffBtir SEED SEEDS »™ J. HARRISON & CO., East-street- ? Rockhampfon
ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL. TIDES FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL. TIDES FOR FEBRUARY. High water at m Ixnv water a- Kockhanipum .Sea Hill Calliope Crossing Boyne Crossing a.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. 7 ? ff.43' 6.43 3.13 3.13 9.32 9.47 0.44 9.59 8 .... .. 7.3 ?' 7.7 4.33 4.37 10.56 10.56 11.8 11 .« ft ? 7.52 7.58 5.22 5.26 - 0.14 — 0.2rt 10 ...... ... 0.21 JUfi fi.51 7.6 0.1- l.2:t 0.10 1.35 11... ? 10.1 J0.2K 7.4 1 7.58 0.5H 2.23 1.11 2.35 12 ... .. .. 10.49 11.7 8.19. 8.37 I 57 3.16 2.9 3.28 13 ... .. .. 11.27 11.46 8.57 9.10 2.49 4.4 3.1. 4.IH 14 .. ? — 0.9 9.39 IO.0 3.41 4.50 3.53 5.2 SPECIAL NOTICE: -The limes given for Rockhampton and Sea Hill are the high water. Those given (or Calliope and Boyne River Crossing are the times of low water. 1930 FEBRUARY 1930 Sun- Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu Fri. Sat. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 First Quarter on 7th at 3.25 a.m. Full on 13th at 6.38 p.m. Last Quarter on 20th at 6-44 p.m. New on. 28th at 11.32 p.m. 1930 MARCH 193...
FARMERS' EXCHANGE COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
FARMERS' EXCHANGE COLUMN. In this column genuine pri mary producers may advertise their requirements, or commodi ties for sale, in three consecu tive issues free of charge. Such advertisements must be in hand on Tuesday morning at the latest if they are to appear in the issue of the Thursday fol lowing. FOR SALE. 100 breeders and 54 fattening age bul locks. Apply Manager, Mimosa Park, Baralaba. Clean, fresh sweet pea seed. A good variety of colourB. Sow now, 150 seeds for 1/-. Apply A. Wood, The CaveB. N.C. Line. Prize white. Leghorn settings, 10/6 setting. J. Dendle, Yeppoon. ; £1 will he paid for information lead ing to recovery of one grey horse 7PQ, and bay mare 4PX, buggy sorts. C. A. M'Rae, Kintail, Biloela. One pedigree Jersey bull calf, 6 weeks old. Whole colour. Registered on calt roll Particulars from J. H. Ralph, 'Lowana' Jersey Stud, Jambin. Good milking Shorthorn cows, £8 per head. Apply H. Ebelt, Milman, N.vJ. Line. Elephant grass, 3s. Cd. 100 and 25s. per 1000 cutting...
GOVERNOR APPOINTED. LONDON, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
GOVERNOR APPOINTED. LONDON, January 30. His Majesty has approved of the appointment of Sir 'Philip Game to the Governor of the State of New South Wales, in succession to Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair, whose term of office will shortly expire. (Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Wool cott Game, K.C.B., .was born in 1876. He joined tho Royal Artillery in 1895 and was appointed Air Vice-Marshal in 1922. He served in the South Afri can and Great Wars. He is married and has two sons and a daughter.)
THE LAND TAX. HIGH COURT JUDGMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
THE LAND TAX. HIGH COURT JUDGMENTS. Our special representative at Canber ra writes: — The Commonwealth Commissioner --f Taxation, in his annual report, state? that the total number of taxable return h assessed in respect of land held as at .lune, 1028, was 23,855, and after al lowing for the 10 per cent reduction made in the rate by the Bruce-l'a^e Government the tax amounted to £2.988,885. Since the year ended June 30. 1918. there has been a. small but steady in crease, in the. number of taxpayers, due principally to the fact that the values of land generally have increased, with the result that some owners whose lauds formerly were valued «t or below the. general exemption of £5000 are now liable to taxation. Reference ia made to the appeals made, by Messrs. Clark. Tait and Co. and the Northampton Pastoral Co. on the point of law that the provisions of Section 28 (3) of the Land Tax Assessment Act 11110-14, under which they had been as sessed, did not apply to leases wbern a right...
RADIO RADIATED GOOD EARTHS ARE ESSENTIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 6 February 1930
B&DIO RADIATED (By Aerial.) GOOD EARTHS ARE ESSENTIAL. By the term 'earth' in radio we mean the wire, plate, tubiug, pipe or what ever means used to effect direct clec-i trical connection between the receiver and the ground. The term is certainly rather vague in its precise meaning and application. Still, that is not our fault; there it is, and we have to accept it, expressing while doing so the hope that when wireless scientists turn their attention to the nomenclature of their art they will at least give us a better and more definite term by which to de note more effectively and accurately the function of the ground connection to the radio receiver. The precise function of the earth connection to a wireless receiving set is a difficult thing to explain simply] and without the use. of mathematical formulae. We may look upon the thing in two ways. Firstly, we may consider the transmitting station as a broadcaster of a continuous stream of electrical energy. A portion is pick...