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Fearnley & Cc., Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Fearnley & Cc., Ltd. linden (G.A. Co.), via Torres Straits, for Marseilles, Amsterdam and Hamburg, is due in Townsville about December 4, calling at Cairns if sufficient inducement offers. Taiyuan (C.2Í. Co.) for Hongkong, leaves Cairns about the 9th Decem- ber. Changsha, from Hong Kong is due hero about 2öth instant.
DON'T COUGH ALL NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
DON'T COUGH ALL NIGHT. ? Restful sleep follows the use of Dr.: Sheldon's Kew Discovery. The best lung remedy in thc world. -Small ¡dose. Pleasant to take. Every bottle guaranteed. Obtainable at all Chem- ists and Storekeepers. ¡WANTED KNOWN.-Lennon's Tooth- ache Cure murders pain. 1/- and 1/6 bot. Lennon, Chemist Cairns. DRYDEN'S FAMOUS EMBROCA SCION ipr RSEUMATISMi '
GOOD GIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 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- bing to give away a Duchess Chest, 8-Day Cloelc, and 3 Vases. Every ^ sixpence spent gives an opportunity of obtaining anv bf the above. ;: It pays you to call 'on Blessas and ' have.a large Ice Cream for 6d. Mr. Frank W. Frazer, of Scone, 2T-S.W., writes :-"I was touring New Zealand some time ago, and owing to the continued wet weather con- tracted a very severe cold. Wiiil' Staying at the "Royal OoVt" in Wei. Jington. a friend advised mc to try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.; This advice was followed, and after I had .taken a few doses was completely cured. I can confidently recommend Chamberlain's Cough'Remedy to any jone suffering from throat or lung troubles. For sale by all, chemists and s...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
DEPARTURES. Xov. 3, Kuranda, Captain Par- tridge, for Port Douglas,' through pas seagers and 5 in the steerage. Burns Philp Co. Ltd., Agents. Dec. 3. Lass o* Gowrie, Captain Keir for Townsville. Passengers: Messrs i J. Tilomas, C. Harvey, Davis, Capt. Hunt, and 9 in the stec rage. Howardf ;Smith Co: Ltd., Agents.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
CUSTOMS, FOB WARDING, SHTPPÜÍ0, INSURANCE. Work of all kinds. Agents for OCEAN Passenger and Freight Steamship lines to and'from Europe, America, and the East. 'Shippers of ores, matte, metals, Umber, or other products for State. Interstate, English, or' other" ports jrill :flnd , it *to their advantage to. communicate .with us. ' '^y.'iv-. FEARNLEY & CO., LTD., ^ - . late -: . - ;, .'. J.C. FEARNLEY . Telephone No: 59. Telegrama.-Fearnley. Cairns. BURNS PHILP & CO. LTD. ISLAND UNE OF STEAMERS. To New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Sydney and vice versa. Moresby, Captain F. J. Bayldon, from Cooktown, December 7th. Mokambo, Captain H. Weatherall, from Cooktown, January 11th. Hound trips can be made, return- ing coastwise by the steamers of the ÂJU.SJÎ. Co., Ltd. For particulars as to fares apply1 BURNS PHILP & CO LTD. . Cairns.
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. Burns Philp & Go. Ltd., Agents. Kuranda, from Townsville via ports ia due here every Tuesday afternoon, : leaves for Port Douglas same after- noon, returning Tuesday night and leaving on Wednesday morning on the return. . Wodonga from Melbourne to Cook- town via ports left Brisbane on Sa- turday. She is due in Townsville to- day and "here to-morrow. Eastern (E. & A. Co.) from Hong- kong en route to Melbourne, is due at Cairns on 14th December. Empire (E. & A.) for Hongkong .via ports, leaves Cairns on the 10th December. Moldavia (P. & 0.), for London via Plymouth, leaves Sydney at neon on December 7. . Nikko Alaru. (îî.Y.li.y for Japan loa-vea . TowruvUl« aa ncccmbor -. o.*v¿:;" " " Kunio \tSaxM. CN.TT.IC.} troni Ja imn; «ñ. route to "MttlViaurno, leaves Townsville December 13. Moresby (B.P. Line) for Sydney via New Guinea 'and Sdlonnn Is- lands, leaves Cooktown on December Sta. Airlie (B.P. Line) for Singapore .via ports, leaves C...
ADELAIDE TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
'ADELAIDE TEAMS. The Adelaide street trams arc thc subject of much satire, remarks a southern writer, but I have;never found nnything singular, about them, excepting that the train you want al- ways seems to be travelling in thc opposite direction. The residents themselves try to get in carly with a tram joke, so as to anticipate omi disarm the visitor; but ono Melbour- ne man promptly made the reference tho excuse for a story. " A poor friend of mine," he said, '"came over herc last winter looking for a job. fío could get no work, however, anil bc determined to commit suicide. He actually lay down on the trnm track witli his head across the rail." "Hov; horrible!" said tho sympathetic citi- zen. "Did he succeed in his im- pose?" "Only in nn indirect way," snid thc visitor. "The poor chap (died of cold and exposure while wait; ing for the tram to come and kill Wm,*'
ATHERTON SCRUB. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
ATHERTON SCRUB. It. is stated that another area of the Atherton scrub is being designed for closer settlement purposes, but it is anticipated some time will elapse before ¡the, land can be thrown open ¡for selection. A large mimt'cr of en- quiries are being made in the South with regard to thc rich agricultural lands in this portion of tho State.
CHILLAGOE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
CHILLAGOE POST OFFICE. The Secretary of the Chillngoc Pro- gress Association has received word in connection with the proposed new post ollicc at Chillagoe, that Hie Fe- deral Government have purchased hali, t'ne" Post Office reserve in Queen Street from thu State Government, it is understood tenders will be call- ed immediately for the building.
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS IN WEST AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS -W WEST . AUSTRALIA. A Westralian' correspondent-writes: -They haye a very good idea in West Australia ior giving " the poorer class school children on the goldfields a; change to the coast. Every summer, first the girls, some gundreds of them; have their six weeks in. Alb- any; then as many boys havo their holidays. For December, January, and February all - fares from thc "fields" or. Perth to Albany are ex- cursion, but the Government allow thc children to travel vpry cheaply indeed. When they get to Albany they stay at tho old Quarantine Sta- tion (which is not now used) in char go ot*, a matron, and all expenses aro Spaid'by subscription. It . is a groat, benefit to tho youngsters, and they" thoroughly appreciate itl looking .ve- ry different at tho end of their holi- day,
CAIRNS TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
CAIRNS TOWN COUNCIL. A special meeting ol the Cairns Town Council was held last evening for the purpose of ? considering a're- port from the Works Committee re- lative to the filling up of low . lying lands, thc matter ol' kbrbing and j channelling, erecting, .tree guards, ctr. i Reports were also received .ron. the j Trallic Committee dealing with the question, of cabmen . hoing puinitlcd to go on the wharves and railway station,- and from the Town Council Engineer supplying the cost of asph- alting the footpaths. The ?> arioas reports, after considerable iliscussitiis, were adopeed. Thc . Councillors pie sent were Aid. Earl (Chair), Miller, Mclachlan, Bulcock and McKenzie. Owing to pressure on space an ex- tended report .has been held over andf will appear in to-morrow's .issue.
FOR LOCAL READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
FOB LOCAL BEADERS. he had departed, " is the sort of a man with whom a girl can, enjoy a purely pla-, tonio friendship. Don't you think so, Margaret? " It was on the next evening that Blanche and Mr. Merwin attended the Press Club dance. . : - - Margaret wakened in the night to hear the fumbling of a latch key in the outer door She slipped softly to the open win- dow. , There was a wonderful. radiance of moonlight. In tho doorway two figures made one shadow. , "Blanche," murmured Merwin's voice, " the beauty &lt;;f the hour was made for us. Lojk at me-dearest 1 Oh, I've dreamed of this happiness- " Margaret withdrew discreetly : " So much for platonic friendship," she said, nodding wisely in the darkness. "I knew it would end this way, I knew it from the first 1 " - '
Our Miscellany. A True Story of Afghanistan. How Samin Jan was Blown from a Cannon. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
A True ; Story of Afghanistan, How Samin Jan was Blown from a Cannon, , - Let him be blown from the mouth of a cannon. See that Eisaidar Samin Jan ia taken to the very spot where he murdered the German engineer, that he is there bound 1 to the muzzle of a cannon and blown into 1 eternity." | Thus ordered the Ameer of Afghanistan when the turbaned assassin of Mr. Fleischer ; was dragged before him. If the murdered man had been a Russian, the Ameer pro- bably would have complimented and rewarded Risaldar Samin Jan, for he keeps approxi- mately a million men ander arms largely to oppose Kussia's periodical plans to seize his capital city, Hferat. Bat the murder ot a German was differ- ent, for the Ameer, like the Shah of Persia, has reason lu retain the friendship of that country, as well ns that of England, and foreign nations like to see outrages upon their fellow citizens promptly avenged. Fleischer was an engineer imported from Germany to be superintendent of the Ameer's gun factor...
Bernhardt as an Authoress. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
Bernhardt as an Authoress. Mme. Sarah Bernhardt is not particularly well-known as an authoress, but the follow- ing fable is nevertheless from her pen : AH the* Fairies were gathered together round the cradle of a child. His father and mother listened respectfully to the promises made hy each of the Fairies. " You shall bo tall, well-made, and beauti- ful." " You shall be a hero, and shall wear ¿ emwnajofgold, ? .whiles the multitude, hails= " You shall make people laugh and weep, . and thrill and tremble." . " Poets shall cast their pearls at your feet. Musicians shall tune their lyres toeing your praises." " You shall be loved by a hundred differ- ent heroines."- -.. "Poison and the dagger shall be powerless to harm you," v " Yo.ur fame shall go abroad over moun- tains and seas." His mother fell on her knees in gratitude to them ; when suddenly the' door opened, nnd the Fairy of Eternal Glory appeared. " I cannot," said she, " recall the pre- sents of my sisters ; but, to punish y...
The Paving of Towns. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 4 December 1907
The Paving of Towns. Before the eleventh century none of the great cities of the present ? day -were paved except Borne and Cordova.. Piiris did not enjoy this advantage, according, to Bigord, physician and historian to l'hilipje-Augusta, who relates that the King, being* at the win ' dow of his palace, which commanded a view of the Seine, perceived that the carriages passing in the mire diffnfcd a most offensive odour, which induced him to issue an order for the paving of the streets, notwithstanding the expense of it, : the . dread , of v.incurring:^ which, he ..was ¿aware; ^had^hit^ertpldetenmiß » his predecessors. ...'.> ' ? '"? Since that period the city took" the name of Paris, instead of Lutetia, which originated in the number of its sloughs. Even"London was not paved at that time ; many of its principal streets were not thus improved till the fifteenth century. Holborn was paved in 1417. Dijon commenced the paving of the streets in 1391. In 12$5 ¡in order from Philippe le...