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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR I' i.- I'I III- ll 'I j M'(| 111,-! MlppOi t t'i'S of Iho <'<miilry !':nly in tlislriH :nv ?lOt lilislcl ili ;iu\ W,[\ I iy tic I'lllil irit > yiwn in r-ily newspapers to off«T>. Jiy the Q.l'.l'. to nici'ffc into one pnlilirnl purtv with tin* <L» . ^ T||<> Country i'jiity h:i.- ;i truriiiiuii of dignify ;iih1 iiulppeinleiH'r which no other politic:*! pjirfy in AnsltsiJin. i our or jion-l^ibniir, cini It is the mouthpiece of ;i]I who live 011 the him?, ulK.'fher tJu'y Jm' rmpJoyu' or <>iu plOyeo. ;iih| one which \\r <01 111« I;11 h 1 (lo 11 ol v. :ui1 1" sec niM/zli'tl in :,nv wny. 1 Ji^rc.c wilh your puMMieil com ment in Inst work's pnper llial if ;i merger shouM iuK'i' plstce it will In.' followed l>v Oil' J'onn.'ttiMii or :i break away (%»uutrv I'ltity, which will keep Uio oM I'Isitf t'l.v iii Your*. t'h'M Sir,— Your correspondent, Mr. Escorabc (W.S. 26/11/48) stabs nearly as vic...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Wanted, a president! LEAGUE MEN REFUSE TO ACCEPT POST AS PRESIDENT: NEW MOVE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

I Wanted, a president! [ LEAGUE MEN REFUSE TO ACCEPT POST AS PRESIDENT: NEW MOVE A special general meeting of the Roma sub-branch of the Returned Soldiers' League has been called for December 10, following the failure at the annual meeting last Friday to elect a president. Six members refused to accept nomination for the post, mainly on the grounds of pressure of work. At one stage, everyone at the meeting, which was attended by about 80, who did not want to ac cept the presidency, was asked to stand up. All stood up. Mr. L. Jackson, opposing a sugges tion that the election of president should be left to the incoming com mittee, then suggested that a special general meeting should be called to force a decision from members. To shake them out of their apathy, he suggested that all members be noti fied of the refusal to accept the poBt. Challenge rejected Highlight of the evening was a chal lenge by Mr. Alan Weir to Mr. H.. N. Dillon to accept the presidency if he accepted the secreta...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

bUITORlAL (row positions iu the com^lic..ted jigsaw puzzle oi Twentieth CenUuy society assume more key importance than that of tli() banker, and banking institutions. This week's Quest Editorial, therefore, has been given over to a banker, Mr. H. C. Eurtnage, Soma branch manager of the Sank of New South Wales, Australia's largest and oldest financial how*. Witli Konia now becoming a boom cattle tows, and the recognised stock centre ol tlic west, next week's Guest Editorial will be written by the Uoma branch manager of Australian Estates Pty. Ltd. (Mr. A. B. Slaugh ter.—Ed.) A is in other parts oi .Australia, the $ank* pioneered with the early settlers at and around Konia, and since the first bank opened tor business here in ltftti.there has been a dose liaison and a general staring oi the many ups and downs caused by the seasons, markets and want. Before Uie days of controls, blacknaikets, and high taxation, all business of any note eventually '< parted through the books ...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
ROMA CHILD SWALLOWS TWO ONE-INCH NAILS [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

ROMA CHILD SWALLOWS TWO ONE-INCH NAILS Twelve-months-old Helen Barker, of William Street, Boma, swallow ed two thick, blunt one-inch nalla . At her home on Monday and is now Hjibe sflbject of frequent X-rays at Brisbane Qhildron's Hospital. The accident occurred wheii Helen was watching her father build Hoi' parents suspected what happened when they heard the child grating something in her mouth. After X-rays at the.Boma Hospital the child was rushed by the Boma Am bulancc^o 'U'oowoomba thence by Too wuomba'' AjnlMiliwce to Brisbane, X-ray photographs ore now being used at the Brislpne Children's Hospir tal to follow the -niovement of ^the nail*' The hospital medical superintendent (Sr. Fison) said that he was confident the snails would be removed without aa operation. . | Meanwhile the baby waa in n«-/<ailnw^

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
FREAK HAILSTORM RUNS SHOW GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

MS SHOW GARDEN Richmond Downs Station was i battered by hail In a spectacular storm last Sunday afternoon. j At 3.30 pjo. hail began to fall and continued unabated for 20 minutes. A strange feature was that nearly all the hailstones were larger than a golf ball and some fell in pairs. When the storm, ceased, the lovely garden, which is so well known through out the district, lay in ruins. The hail tore holes in the galvanised iron on the men's quarters sufficient for a person's hand to pass through. At least 30 sheets of iron on the station buildings wore damaged iieyrajl, HlfUll ■ -■ ■■■■■'

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
INJUNE NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

INJUNE NOTES Last Saturday night belonged to the children at Injune. From all parts of the district they thronged the Soldiers' Hall in high expecta tions of ■wjhat Father Christmas held for them on the local Christ mas tree. J'nreiito and children gathered early and the first taste of Uic generosity of Santa was (lie announcement that ihere were ice creams and drinks to be had for th0 asking. Judged on uppcur ances the younger generation is uol backward in asking. However, audi good things as free ice creams and drinks must stop upon the heralding of the arrival of JSunta. Uut his progress towards Ihe honoured iree was slow and uncrrtaiu, being im peded on nil Bides hy youngsters anxi (;».s t>i explain their wants and to win a wav into his good graces. Once .<t the gifi tree fS««t« began the serious business of distributing gifls, beginning with babes in arms and working his way up through the ago groups. In all he found presents for 206 children, but others were unab...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
YULEBA NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

YULEBA NOTES A very successful campdraft and bail Was held on Saturday, Novem ber 20, in aid of the Roma Ambul ance. The ball ;M attracted ft large attendance visilni-s being present from Ifoina. Walluinbilla, Jackson, Dul acca :unl (lleninorgnn. D. l'Veney'fi Orchestra supplied the danee inunic, and U. Lingard carried out tlie duties of M.C. Tlii' Monti1 Carlo Waltz was won by Mr. T. Power and Miss Hue Cox, and Hie Chocolate Waltz by J. Rush and partner. Winners of raffles were: Jiox of groceries, Cliff Miller; iced fruit cuke, K Coughlan; pair of fowls, Mrs. Faulkner. During the evening Mr. H. Langton piesented the prizes won during the day as follows:— Novice Campdraft: Noel Rmnley (Shirley) 1, John Hrodic (Para) 12, Jim Hughes (Wnjn^Jer) 3. Hiu-kjumping: Paddy Melon and Mer vvn Lingard dead heat 1, John ISrodie 3. Kjiccil Test (adults): N. Stanley (Tiu.iwou) }, 11. Liiifjard (Duuima) 2. ('. Lingard (Lady May) 3. l'diiv Speed Tost (1J liiinils and under, boys and girls): C Lingar...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
DRIVE FOR FUNDS BY AMBULANCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

DRIVE FOR FUNDS BY AMBULANCE The Boma Ambulance Brigade will launch a drive for futtfls dur ing its GhristmaB carnival week, to be held in McDowall Street from December 20 to 24. Both children aud adults are being catered for by the organisers. i?uu dreds of colourful articles liave been gathered for weeks. For the children they include educational wood puzzles, scissors, musical ratchets, toy irons, face masks, jigsaws, carpenters sets, jpl&stie ducks, warWeiB, magnets, whistles, frogs and many other items. Fronts dauling Christmas tree will hang super-speed tops, wad- j tiling willies, xylophones, mechanic- 1 si engines, planes, racing cars, books and other presents suitable for children of all ages. Valuable prizes will be offered on the ham wheel, and first prize for a Christ mas art union will be a Christmas stocking valued at £10.

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

We/vs KQW IT WORKS 1. Sheep enters through special sclf»ciosing gates . . . the animal cannot back out of the raec. 2. Operator swings perforated saddle into placc behind sheep. *3. Valve is opened and solution is forced through perforations in saddle to give rapid soturalion with complete freedom from splash. 4. Sheep moves out as another moves in. Under Average conditions, two men ean treat approximately 300 sheep an hour with this portable plant. If$ the modern way to protect your flock, and it will pay you to get full details NOW! Write to-day for complete Information. And at TOOWOOMBA 6UNDABERG — ROCKHAMPTON — MACKAY TOWN5VILLE and CAIRNS A. P. GREENFIELD k GO. PIT. LID. OPTOMETRISTS 1189-191 George Street, Brisbane. Visits This District Rcgdarly. Make a point of having your Eyes attended to by Expert Optometrists. (' ESTABLISHED OVER FIFTY YEARS. uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiittuiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiun i SHERRY'S | i AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST WHO...

Publication Title: Western Star
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Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
MEN'S SPORTS 15-YEAR-OLD IN BRILLIANT CENTURY [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

MEN'S SPORTS 15-YEAR-OLD IN BRILLIANT CENTURY A batsman and a bowler took the honours last Sunday in grade cricket In B'oma. M. Harris, who still attends tliu High School, played a first clnFS knock to score 102 aguiust Mac's Gully No. Harris, who is ouly 15 years of ugu, tint* left handed and bowls right, :in<i plays both fast and slow bowling with great confidence, using his feet ,tvc11 to the tqunncrs. The attack included M. Lnngton, who plays for Boma at Wundoau oil Sunday. To finish off a good day Harris with the ball took five wickets. His average is not known, but the opposition (Mac's Gully) finished with 9 for 40. Young Walnisley and Brcnnnn, with the hall, also showed good form, and with a little vouching should make good cricketers. He has now been chosen to play for Boma against Injune oil Sun day. It is to be hoped that more matches of this nature are played in the future. Details: — High School, 160; Mac's Gully, No. 2 9/40. Pettiford on top The A Grade enco...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

~ BMMKM KlTCtflM PlSlCM -1 finds -flawless expression This moat attractive four-unit Kitchen Combination hj Vrtindcrllch Includes a RinU-DrAncr-Cabinct (Slak of Stainless Steel); a Broom Cabinet; a Wall Cabinet: and » combined Work-table-Cafcinet—«&ch nnlt constructed entirely In steel and perfectly finished lo lustrous store enamel. Designed for simple and Immediate Instalment In kit* ebens old and new, easy to keep clean and wonderfully convenient, these Units introduce an entirely new Rlro ard of beauty, durability and usefulness In modem kitchen equipment. tF~mt IVITC underlich. ITCHEM UNITS Btode hj WCNBEBLICH LIMITED (Incorporated In New South Wales) AMPI.IA ST., VALLEY, BRISBANE • ifour Action mai| mean the difference between (Ponetitlf and sooner than i|ou thirfk/ \ S long as yon keep fit and are able to work at your job, your pay- envelope will come along regularly. But one day, you'll have to stop working; bad when your pay envelopes stop, what then? Have you saved...

Publication Title: Western Star
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BIG PLAN FOR RURAL AUTOMATIC EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

BIG PLAN FOR RURAL AUTOMATIC EXCHANGES Tlie Federal Government plans to provide 500 rural automatic telephone exchanges in a tlirae year plan now drawn up. This Hits revealed by tlic Prime Mill inter (Mr. Oliifley) in tlic IIousc of Keprost'iitntives lliis week when the Country l'uil.v Federal member for Mitrauoa (Mr. C. F. Adermaiin) asked Can the Prime Minister give the reason for the delay in the con. struction of Post Offices, particu larly in country districts where they are urgently needed? Can he indicate the number of automatic telephone exchanges proposed to be erected in country districts in Queensland? Is it true (lifit tli<} construction pro gramme is so far delayed that it is now possible that tlic foundation stone of the new Uiisbiine 1'ost Oflice will be laid, by the new Prince f Came Mr, Chifley's reply: The Government's approach to the de velopment <of postal, telephonic and telegraphic services is unpre cedented in the history of the coun try....

Publication Title: Western Star
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Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

JOHN HENRY AUSTRAL AROUSES NATION WIDE DISCUSSION in o scries of dramatic plays and commentaries on current affair* mid problem*. FEU B L ESS i © U TSP © HEN ! UBGEHVX.Y SMPORTANV! Listen to STATION 4ZR every MONDAY and THURSDAY at 8.45 p.m. Authorised by D. M, Cleltw^, BO Ath Stmt, Sydnoy EASY MONEY A Ml bond and an •mpty pecUt Am yoa always looking for »a«y momft Am dtpurfaj on a locky gamble to pmMi At convfwU and <ht Immms of 6M yow yoa with If yoo en, tb# odd* am aft against yoa. k praetioaL Hon abwzd. Unfile of al tbo tilings yon n*»d to malt* ytm happy and csatmted and ataif Mvtof far Ami turn. It yoar db^iet th»r« it a (ranch or Agmey of &• COMMONWEALTH SAVINGS BANK 1VTKVEN 8TBEET, TOOWOOMBA ■unjun, WAKWigl, IVNDUEBQ, roockampiom, mackAy. TOWmniLE AMI CABUM nmva.nu.ti.-J*

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

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WALLUMBILLA DOWNED BY JACKSON TEAM [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

WALLUMBILLA DOWNED BY JACKSON TEAM (By "First Slip.'') A team of Jackson cricketers travelled to Wallumbllla to try conclusions with the homo team on Sunday, and after % very en joyable day's cricket ran ont the victors by 25 runs in a uu-iniiiDgs match. Jackson won the toss and elected to bat, opening with S. Lateaiore and W. Shepherd, Xhese two batted along &ud looked set for a score, but .Shepherd played all over one from Clarke and tlie first wicket was down for 20. Six runs later Latemore was out for a nicely compiled 16. J. Shepherd and Shelswell set about retrieving the'posi tion, but "dry rot" set in with the Jackson batsmen as, the score card read, » for 30, 4 for 31, 5 for 40, until at one stage they were in the sony plight of being B for 52. Here the baby of the team, 13 year-old Grant Ooraford, joined Shelswell, and with all the aplomb of a veteran, carried the score to 109 before Bhelsweli, in going for a big hat off Hembrow, was easily caught by L. Cherry foe a...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
LEAGUE MEN PREPARE FOR COMING SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

LEAGUE MEN PREPARE FOR COMING SEASON The Eoma Rugby League lie Id their last meeting for the 1048 season on Wednesday, November 24, when the committee met to deal with the proposed revision of the League Constitution. In September this year a special cumuiittec of five whs elected to tlnifl a revision, iu order that the 194b committee could discuss fully their fiudings and tlml a meeting could lie held before 1 lie next annual meeting to decide either to accept or rcjcct tliu proposed revised constitution. The roasoii for this move was very clear to the H.ll.L. Committee, lie cause, during tlio season just com pleted, some of I he clauses of the 19411 rule book were found tu be very "elastic. " After careful consideration acd discussing each revised clause sep arately, the committee unanimously decided to accept the revised edition. Improved conditions The players taking the field in the coming season should find things more to their liking, for they Eoma Town Council has promised t...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

RIFLE SHOOTING Sight members took part last Sunday afternoon In tiha practice shoot on the local rifle range. 3Jhe club wonld like to see many more of its members attend future shoots. The next shoot will take place on Sunday, December 12, for the Christ mas hampers. A truck will leave the Post Office at 1 p.m. sharp. Scores were:— 300 500 Agg. T. Mercer .. .... 48 51 94 A. Dore .. .. .. .. 48 50 62 0. O'Bourke . ... 41 45 86 49 84 W. Albion . .. .. SB 44 80 B. Benale .. .86 44 7» E. Townriey .. ..85 40 75 Ik Short .. ... .. ~ * M 417

Publication Title: Western Star
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BENDEMERE CRICKET MEET [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

BENDEMERE CRICKET MEET The a.nnimi meeting of the Bon demere Cricket Association. was held on Wednesday night, Novem ber 2A, at the Boyal Hotel, Yuleba. The following delegates were pre •eat;—Itown. P. iieahy, l>. Bond, A. H. lAtemore (Jackson), H. Langton (Yuleba), J. Larkin, J. Clarke and W. liruegcr (WuUumbillu), and the BBci etaiy (Mi. E. L. SUelswell). Mr. T. Gordon was' elected presid ent in lien of Mr. J. Wilton (resigned) and Mr. B. L. Shelswell was re-elected secretary. Mr. A. H. Latemore (Jackson) donated a shield for competition be tween the three teams. First match of the season in the Shield Competition will be between Jackson and Wollnmbilla, at Wallum billa, on Sunday, December 5, play commencing at 10 o'clock.

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
For Women Only [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

for Women Only ^jplllS week's Women's Curiior advises tlrnt blanket washing need not be considered a major job in your laundry routine. The. wiae. housewife. who washes lier blanket a regularly—and al wo.vh before storing—will be rewarded by longer wear and that expensive, luxury feel. essential 10 winter com fort. Do not allow blankel.s to become I very soiled before washing. Choowe a j windy <lny, and have suds and rinsing waters prepared before you wet the blankets. Speed is essential. Shake well to remove dust and wash one blanket at a time. Do not skimp on the amount ol" water you use. Prepare rich suds to give you a good creamy lather. The water must be merely tepid; "" NEVER USB HOT WATER as it tends to shrink and harden wool* One tablespoon of ammonia to each gallon of water may be added for white blankets. Ammonia bleaches, so | do not use for coloured blankets. Knead Well Knead and squeeze well in the first water, until grime is removed, then squeeze out excess ...

Publication Title: Western Star
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 3 December 1948

REFRIGERATORS KEROSENE AND ELEOTBIO POLAE BEAB (Delivord 21 Days). Order Early and Save Disappointment. w. BRADY. Agent

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