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An Engineer's Body FOUND UNDER A FLY-WHEEL. SUPPOSED ACCIDENTAL DEATH. Sydney, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 2 January 1909
An Engineer's Body FOUND UNDER A FLY-WHEEL. SUPPOSED ACCIDENTAL DEATH. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) Sydney, January 1. The Ambulance Brigade was called last evening to Messrs. Grace Bros.' power-house, in Francis street, Glebe, where they found the body of John Francis, engineer, lately living at Annandale, lying in the pit underneath the fly-wheel. The body was in such a position that the ambulance men had to strip to their singlets to get it out. The skull and both forearms were fractured. The bearers pronounc- ed life extinct. It is thought that Francis must have been standing on the grating above the fly-wheel tighten- ing a nut, and must have slipped and fallen upon the coupling of the fly wheel, which would have carried him round and underneath into the posi- tion in which he was found. See our Window Special Line of Vases. All one Price, 1s 6d each. Cribb & Foote. 64
Death of a Young Man UNDER PECULIAR CONDITIONS. Sydney, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 2 January 1909
Death of a Young Man UNDER PECULIAR CONDITIONS. &nbsp; (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) Sydney, January 1. Alaric Eugene Vincent Fairbairn, 21 years of age, a clerk, died at his par ent's residence, Waverley, yesterday, un der peculiar circumstances. He retired to bed on Wednesday night in the best of spirits. Next morning the bed-room door was found locked. He was supposed to have made an early start for a day's &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; outing. When he did not return in the evening his father entered the room by &nbsp; a window, and found the son dead in &nbsp; bed. A large pad of wool was found &nbsp; over the mouth and nose. Several bot- &nbsp; tles at the bed-side were labelled acetic acid, laudanum, and benzine. The latter, however, smelt of chloroform.
INTER-STATE NEWS. New South Wales. Sydney, January 1. DEATH BY POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 2 January 1909
INTER-STATE NEWS. &nbsp; (By Telegraph from Our Correspondents.) New South Wales. Sydney, January 1. DEATH BY POISONING. Mary Hall, 21 years of age, a native of Tasmania, who had been adopted by the late Mr. J. J. Wirth, the well-known circus proprietor, died at the Sydney Hospital, to-night, from phosphorous poisoning. The girl informed her foster-mother that she was unable to sleep. She took the heads off three boxes of matches, and dissolved them in water. Recently the girl went to stay with a woman who poisoned herself with match-heads. It is believed that the incident prayed on the girl's mind. DEATH OF A PRISONER. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A prisoner named Edward Wilkins was found hanging in his cell at Darlinghurst Gaol to-day. THE JOHNSTON-BURNS FIGHT. Superintendent Mitchell states that the allegations made by Burns that the police stopped the recent fight owing to the influence of Johnson's seconds is ridiculous, and absolutely unt...
The Rushworth Tragedy. PUMPING OUT A MINE. Melbourne, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 2 January 1909
The Rushworth Tragedy, PUMPING OUT A MINE. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.,) Melbourne, January 1. There are no further developments in connection with the Rushworth mine murders, although occasionally some portion of wearing apparel is brought up in the tank. About a week ago the police assumed control of the pumping arrangements, and the work is now proceeding under their direc tion. So far the police have been un able to locate the man who camped at the mine for six months, and with whom they are anxious to have an interview. Sportsmen ! See Page 3 for Sporting &nbsp; Goods. &nbsp;
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 2 January 1909
MARRIAGE. GARDINER-MENSFORTH.-On the 28th December, at the residence of Mr. W. J. Price, Flint-street, North Ipswich, Robert Livingstone Gardiner, young- est son of the late Mr. E. Gardiner, Bundamba, to Elizabeth, youngest &nbsp; &nbsp; daughter of the late Mr. J. R. Mens- forth, Ipswich. FUNERAL.-The Friends of JAMES &nbsp; QUINN, of Grandchester, are re- &nbsp; spectfuly invited to attend his Funeral, to move from the Residence of his Son- in-Law, Mr. F. PORTLEY, Lawrence- street, North Ipswich, at 3.30 o'clock THIS (SATURDAY) AFTERNOON, for the Ipswich Cemetery. Mrs. G. DOWDEN, Undertaker. &nbsp; FUNERAL.--The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. P. PORTLEY are respectfually invitel to attend the Funeral of their Father-in-Law and Father (Mr. JAMES QUINN), to move from their Residence, Lawrence-street, North Ipswich, at 3.30 o'clock THIS (SATURDAY) AFTER- NOON, for the Ipswich Cemetery. Mrs. G. DOWDEN, Undertaker. IN MEMORIAM. FELL.-In sad memory of ou...
SPORTING. BOONAH RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
SPORTING. IlOONAll IC.\C. Oflicials: .iiiudges, 31srs. W. Farlely nand n.ests.od : Itarte.. Vh. e. : .inI, Irk oif c.le.' , Mr. . i ln an. cl .I: of eoth'rP, Mr., F. J)]ilohnso; .%.s'tewtxis, Mrsalrs. ]. lieraila.iid.tl. .1. 'Atslxa?nlr.. II. Ilimuisick, T. Cli)ia=, tdIA. A.BM[l..a,1 nlndiclppeltar, tM'. W. H. Ileni; nn3 scecretacyli. M. I.. (h)Uo). tnfltllt by ltb. spnrting spirit onf th c nillllliUiaiy of Ilooiltt inlld diieriCit, l~lers. 3. Alexnisder, I. Diunll.k, 'I'. fiwns. itntd tA. l:tlrana. recsitls drilted t u proilimote in Btoonaa1I A stint .ur Trm' ('lub,. naid ti' eluli's lrs1 Inimln g. s tistntl in oulr ilast issue. 4(k place in Mr. Hl. 3. lhraieasutli's pim dock, Duagan dmn." .u New bear's Day. 'Del?s't tile hlsuid alull|Oplhclcic ecmaot'btas. lbhe .nmot ing was. liberally tlatrtulis?l-a lnrcut. stalnics 'itch atlligl's wll fcr o 11ic' pmos pecan of t.n cliub. iThi' 5l5er'tV of 4lie prilooters nad offliials ina e a'ddseollc iv. t'os exeall?st arl'allenwtsi 'a iw h hll...
Brisbane Jockey Club Races. ROB ROY AND BOLD BOY WIN THE DOUBLE. Brisbane, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Brisbane Jockey Club Races. non BOY AND BOllD BOY WIN '11'HE DOUBLE. BrLasane, .Taiiary -. r'lo a4~aedance at Alion Park o 1 day was very saiis?aetory, and £1424 7s Gd weall tIalgIougl cie oltalisatlor 2lia himw?wS. T?I erUillUs werl. :- T'rr.al 1Ihliiciil ; ailiui file i urloags. Ay'r Iassiai Ii.1 (! H ]villianis), I; l'iaa.is tfer, 8.3. (.,Mullins). 1 ,; M4.dhy, U.3 ( iiCriimmin), 2. lie oatihel staioeII'SI. Iedilg: 2 to I v. 1lahniistlr, 5 to I Ayr lala?is. Waton ity lvO l'iitIiS. -' iiil(lI 1.fii. Dividerd, £2 1i. Flyiig Iloandicpl; ii .bia a ix ui:a l a bulli fulilc alps.-lTicti l]iy, 9.7 (ilyr"n ), 1: loya., R.7 (Mo11'"y), ;2 Aniglhdiiol, 8.10 (toauld). . 'Tiwo tlhis r1. ]va tin,: 7 Ci 4 '. lioyn, . to 2 alih loy. W'(nlal hlia ai 'laigl, aiiti Anghaliool saomi'ni iis'ie off thilal, Tiae, 1.28. l'ividend. 1lin. (ialillnltioill ]ll diia pll , allo11iL six iii' ]rno .?.--ltrovl Snll. c 3. (3 I Cr' ?uinanl), 1 : lionlhalr, 7.1i (lll"p.), '2; Kluitclik. ,.7 ( :? barl?nalar"), ,¢. F...
Cricket at Grandchester. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
pckbt at Grandchester. li a-iie iimIySO b3y' mail train f Q'iil Day to 'GrC n d ester, where mret at do etation by sonio adhst cricketer.s, nd taken otel Althoughl not a . ve teanm, it 'included sono -dof" the C.y.T.:S., end ovep. ci"c-oC r d - in vaoqoishing Ulni' b»EBter 'boys by 40 runs. J. Crandy ';itniaini GeGraneichaster. and the Blairs skippered .by IT. hitfclb, i so. win ,io!s, sant. (Cladohwlter in ' to -.Ttey ner not dinpotd of bill te gosnd totanl lf 102. rlfolpilo ' 8 n *t.e style, - )ify assisted by D. Rafter y. 11, and It. Thelter for the Blairs, T. IlCor a t .4a wickets, P. Lanudy 2, giSwW 'ard *LT. ' 'oIrunalok a. lbise -.ilab's''idia Itled, a53 5a0dc only 104 ; dCnuk 51, T. M'Vornmctk 23. r Grlandohester, Faridona se -*4;'tijlcl its; Ituin $, and Creody *2. -''' kI:i lpd4'ond dsinningi Gramdohaester re Sihoidii -wthi only 83-D. Curry 9I. Dowlins '*a' ida, T. lCornack obntnainaid j i4ira EO J. kCornnnaL 4 Ior 14. aind 1. F:'.tl'':iho or 3. li *ll runs to wn tMHi 1 't...
REFORMS IN PERSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
,·_ :·._ ." .- . . . REFO~RS IN 'PERSIA. It is announced in eable messages tdat the Governments of Russia and G?reat Britain intend to use the strong est pressure to compel the Shah 6o Presia to accept a definite progranonme of financial and administrative re forms. An outsider might 'He inclined to ask the pertinent question-Wiat have Russia and Great Britain it do with the internal afairsa of Persia n ? The asewor to such a qfuery is that iPersia hls contmoted -certsin linuan cisi oblifations that gives she two coimtries named a riglit to insist ulo)i such goo4 gover!lenat eiing maintain ed as will' protect thLer itece.u;.s. Pro~oe into the affairs of many East ern countries' ndl it will 'found that money matters are ~at the hot tom of their worries. Persia is a conspicuo'us case in point. Seven or eight years ago Persia had to go' to St. Petersburg fdr a loan ofsome thing like two and a hal' illioin pounds sterling, bearing interest at 5 per cent, and with 0ertain condj tions as ...
Next Australian Eleven. COMPLICATIONS WITH BOARD OF CONTROL. Melbourne, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Next Australin Eleven. COMPLICATIONS WI'TH'I BOARD OF CON'ITROL. (By Telegraph from Our C.orrespodoet.) , Melbourn.e, lonslry 2. ]It is felt hiere that Itho Ilsond 1" Con trol. l?eluaro grantinsg al aonllfelr I, le ilyscl. will ask th?le lttter ?i??. terms they colside? sanosal?ls (or the ?Zsglish Lour. Noble, Anriltronig, Hill, sol,?'odrn? flur dhclise to .Late whether Ahery will go or nol at imi sstnt, unu tchey aer waitilg is reply toe the player's Ir?quest for cI)ifrlenceo. Thu sele.Citi s &lt;d Iturti llan as aA- ceretlity Inas F?rlldsod macny pleele here, , whtle ejullh ay ic?.snnry ore glad io see hiiertnslalu riepreoiseled.
The Heat Wave. DECREASING TEMPERATURES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
The Heat Wave. DECREASING TEEPIERATURES. In Saturday's issue refrefence sa made to the extreme heat whic' pr'7 vailed in Ipswich and the district in New Year's Day. It was mentio.nd that the tenperaturs in Ipswich on ~that day was 110deg; So. far as gould be asocrtained on the night ,of New Year's Day that was the uvrage maximum reading of the tempcratu? at a number of private houses. In some instances the records wre one or two degrees anovc, and in other casLes one or two elagCs below, the figures given. As the day was a holi day the ollicial rseord of the t~Er porature on Friday ,ns not avaisa:le till Satusday morning, when it was asoertained that tlie mtaximum regis tercd at the Ipswich 'Post-Oic ono Friday was ll2deg, being only 2deg below the highest ienmperat u re cord od us Ipswich, which was chronicled on. the 4th January, 1903, the need ing of lthe thIermoneter on that day beig 112.2. Both Saturday and yas terdauy are enervating days, aed high tem'peratures weot registerod...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
WEEKLY CALENDAR. JANUARY. Wedk. Sun. Moon. Rises. Sets. Riseo. Sets HM. O.K. £ 5.5. ASS. 4 Monday 451 1146 444 241 5 Tuesday 4 9 646 4'2 3 28 6 Wednesday 50) 6"47 637 4.18 7 Thursday I5 6 47 7.28 5.11 8 Friday 52 647 8.13 6"6 9 Saturday 5"2 647 854 7"11 1b Sunday 5 3 6 47 9 30 7 56 Phases of the Moon. i,. c. M. Full Moon ... ... 7 (0 13 a m. Last Quarter ... l . 51. a.m. New Moon ... ... 212 0.19 a.m First Qualter ... R9 1.7 aem, l ts never too late to mend. Thereo fore sub.scribe to tohe 'Queecnsland Tines" now. Published .daily for ld per copy.
ADVICE GRATIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
ADVICE CRATIS. --+ My garden's next to Jones's, and I really cannot understand why hlie should think his patch of land so miuch above my level. He tells .myself. 1h Ills iiy wife, what seeds to sowrr." Upon m life, he's sowing fast "'the seedis of strife ;'" nlethinlks he'll " rise " (Ihe d-- " Ito. told us hIt .to grow olur fruit--ourl apples, cherries. pears, the brute ! lie said we mlust dig up each root-conmfound his interfer ence ! And mo1'e themi to a .lriIltered spit. We did, to where tlre sun caie out. Of truit we've gathered quite a lot-"thLe fruit of inexper inee." Well, next TJones I)oughll. a pruning hook, anir came d~eross anl ulider Iook ilmy orchard sinall to " over look ;" I couldn't overlook it. Ssaid, "As far as 1 can see, you've done a lot too ilich lFor eie. T'heae stands your only apple tree ; take' my advice, and 'hook ' it." In spite of all, I grieve to state, the beggar rushed upon his fate, until at last it rwaen too late. and nought on earth ?'could save hi...
Billiards. THE LINDRUM-GRAY MATCH. WIN FOR THE QUEENSLANDER. Sydney, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Billiards. THE LINDRUIJM-GRAY MAT'CIH. WIN FOR 'I- HE QdEENSLAINDEIt. (By T'elegraph from Our Correspondent.) Sydney, January 2. Thle hilliardl match betwen Lisdrum and young) Geonre Gray w??s finlished to nighLt, Grey reaching his pmins of 14-, 001, whe~ Llin-rum, w'ho Ihad conlcdad Gmray 41100, w?as 0357. Gray mada his points in the final session in six visits to the table, his breaks including 213 oilff the red, 2S, 82, and 232 unilnilshed. 226 or thse U ibeing off the red. He aver aged 86 per cue. Lindrum's only brenk of lote was 110.
PROGRESSIVE CONUNDRUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
PROGRESSIVE CONUNDRUMS. "Miss Gracie,'2 h said, with an engaging smile "l 'you ever tr yoiui hand at &;e of these pro gressive conundrullls ?" "What is a prlogressive cdtiundrun, lr'. Spoonanore ?" inquired the y-oung lady. " lIaven't you heard of them ? HIere is one: Why is a ball of yarn likle the letter 't ? I Because a hall of yarn is circular, a circular is a sheet, a sheet is flat, a hlat is £10 a month, £10 a Inonth is dear, a deer is swift. a swift is a swallow, a swallow is a taste, a taste is an inclination, an inclination, is an algle, an angle is a point, a point is an object ahned at, an olbject .litled at is a target, a target is a ImtlrI, a nlark is an imnlprssion, an impression is a stalmlt, a stamiltp is a (hlng stuck on. a thing stuck on is :l young tinan in love. ant t a yunlllg iman in love is like the letter t 't' hero':lllue he stands bIefore ' u,' Miss Utanie." "1 doni't think you have Cthe an Swer quite right," said thle young lady. "A ball of yarn is...
Egg-Laying Competition AT THE GATTON COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Egg-LayiPg Competition AT THE GATTON COLLEGE. The following js the report of the eg. laoying :omptiouq at the Gatton Agricut ture CoIJegofor the oInonth of IDecember, II" 0 : tL ha as o~ual peen kindly furoithed to n lbblh'i'tincip~l, Mr Jobhu Mahoo: The "?nember of 'egs ? J aid duopg the endth wareT39, orykei a iiie of 126.9 per proq. A. gb'od fib iOld'lje'very 11fii'filial loot 01o0, ot~hrwire' ijse e .leed will te tr, e a:nd ihe epply of eggs ma be ex pooted q 'fall o inconsequence. hn avereoe "f 903 e:~geer i n'~is I en laid dorog thPai nh mbeiths tdibg on Iecetmber 3atl, as ngaibt 80'for th'sa.me period ladt yer. ' The follUd itig .ne the individedl teealta: -e P~uhig'J'.? a Dec. T'I1. Range Ponlty rm, white Le ghorn...: ... ... 151 1127 Ms J.AfKay hite eghorn. 108 1123 Mrs. >itg.whe Leghorn .... 124 10t0 botaro "?gk:' Farm '°(Y.A ), white Leghorns ... 11... 1004 Ge. ' IRbe#on, silver-lacul :Wyabdottes .. ... 101 1001 Suonyert Egg Farm (S.A.), .:'whbitS Leghornea .. .. 130 9...
Sporting. SOME REMARKS ON "FORM." [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Sporting. SOME\it 111'lAl(liS 1l' ' F1ORM.'' l]ret l i!' a eeIt-c thet::1.. 1i1 dItL:- til.h. ':;i- t h Olt" R" . tee .t.v. 1tortŽas are i t t.' l e .ll , It will t 'I . Ianes be the ca.?. It hi a for e..r 'e tlhe 1Sae. ll-ivstorp- katlep ,,e ie,-t.etlilltt .,1-elf. Aid allen T mllacet ItliPme tre.:li'kes teet'h,.e "ile afe:( Dlrtra ), pairesp, for imp. 17wenti11 n 1rtu! I l"ee .. Itlt.tlti. -le. fettle-' tetltilLtI tiele, I rnn I-fereit'g triacittlll to ithe Meltrctltte Sla~n er. ,lerhly, ecnll Calp. loek ltlrr. nlwl . HWicle yet all I the re Sllto, tll l eh n rly, veaeleorn' you healve getr petr " tlltemr) deolr thallar l t tie'ihllt or tinre hl,-terls which salt ratell t l-Mawr f1rom )) oreI NoIln r'elteta:-R'e'l.t fitet'lI t-htetl ittlhe? Of coatrae yea dil; alel if yea did not, hl4i poit oatght. Ia laciear tdone eo, .ie a 8e.ert-tt-tetli-ngl. tOei-faaeing riticete. And c id i'Jyat ret at ocea jc to r h1h sorneia concluilon that if Pert) could win tso Ilanrdsornaly. at a lile ar...
Braybrook Disaster. CLAIMS TOTAL £124,000. Melbourne, January 2 [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
Braybrook Disaster. . CLAIMS TOYTAL. £124,000. ..y Teleaph from Our Corr?spondent.) e' .bouonl,, Joa. uary 2 ii.-p~l~.eprci pmel such 's thmu do d. in cmagtion' riti the 1"rorhrook disater,. Sti,??ilaiWa. ODeparlment has ftrmed a.n , c' ide t sol cd lire ieh or flrn fonod. From s . fhld, the . uiolki, £104,000, htsan ln amaelonrd b*y. tin Blraylirnok occident I lms L..
THE OLYMPIC GAMES. WHY OLYMPIC AN EXPLANATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 4 January 1909
E OLYMPIC CAMISES-V - WHY OLnrtet A?N? EXPLANATION. / ' Mr E. Norman Gardiner writesti the 'Daily Mai1":- , How many of all who read and talk about the Olympic Games can shaswer the question: Why Olympic? Some perhaps connect it vaguely with the Olympia of Addison road; others have a glimmering memory of Olymple Games held at Athens. Macanlay's fourtb-formn boy, of course, would tell us that thae Olympic Ganies were the games of the ancient Greeks held at Olympia in Ella, But why should thip series of Interna tional meetings inaugurated in 1896, thanks to the inltiative of Baron Plerre de Coubertirn be called Olympic? TWELVE HUNDRED ThEARS' RECORD. The Greeks were the most athletic wre may.almost say the only athletic nation of antiquity, and the Olympic festival was the greatest of all their athletic meetings. Its.hLstory is unique. Beginning as a small local gathering in Speacefaul valley of the North-West 'Pelopornnus, it grew into the national festlval of the whole race. Sports ...