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Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
Stealing;. At thc Longreach Police Court .0" "Wed- nesday afternoon, before Messrs. george Meachani and John Martin, J.P., Edward King appeared on a charge of having stolen, leather headstall, with leather fly veil attached, valued at C/.- the property .of C. M. C. Knight, from a letter box at Stormhill, between the 18th and 10th inst. Sub-inspector Farrel prosecuted. Ac- cused elected to be dealt with summarily and pleaded "CSuilty". . A fine of £t or seven days' imprisonment "in 'Longreach lockup, was inflicted. An ordei^was made .for the return of the property to Mr. Knight.
Drunkenness. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
' Dniiilcenncss. Be Toro F. B." O'Eomice, J.P., nt the local Police Court on Wednesday, Patrick Mulray was charged with drunkenness and was convicted and discharged, whilst " another defendant, a . first "offender failed to answer to his name on a similar charge and consequently forfeited hall (5/-). Yester- day, before G. li! Bertho, J.P. at the Long- reach Police Court, David Davis was con- victed anti discharged on a charge öf drunkonneKs. '
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
SWIMMING. The weekly swim of the Longreach Amateur-Swimming Club was held at the Council Baths on Thursday night. The 4th swim for seniors over three laps, the 6th swim for juniors over two laps, and the 6 th swim for ladies for the large, trophy were held: A good crowd witnessed the finishes, and but for a poor attendance pf seniors saw sdme good sport. The follow- ing are the results :-Ladies-1st heat : J. Wyland 2secs 1st, I Pennington 12secs 2nd ; time, 20secs. 2nd heat : S. Davies scr. and K. Jarvey G secs dead heat ; time, 2 Osees.. Final : J. Wyland 1st, S. Davies 2nd, I. Pennington 3rd ; time, 20 secs. Juniors-1st heat : E. Booker 3secs 1st, D. Rossberg llsecs 2nd ; time, 35secs. 2nd heat : W. -Bullen' 3secs 1st, P. Gleeson 21 secs 2nd ; time, 34secs. 3rd heat : P. Mellick 22secs 1st, C. Young 2secs 2nd ; time, 52secs. Final :' C. Young« 1st, W. Bullen 2nd, E. Booker 3rd ; time, 33 3/5 secs. Seniors-1st heat : J. Foster 14secs 1st, W. Rose llsecs 2nd ; tipie, 54 secs. 2nd he...
ACCIDENTS. An Injured Finger. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
ACCIDENTS. An Injured Flngov. While assisting in loading a wool press at . the Longreach raliway goodshed on * Monday last,. ^Ir. F. Waring had the mis- fortune to /Injure thé* middlévvflnger. of the left hand; .The Ambulance Brigade ren- dered first aid and conveyed the sufferer to the General . Hospital, where he re- ceived medical attention. Injured by a Bursting Bottle. Oh Sunday last. Connie O'Shea, a school- girl resident with her parents in Crane street, received" a severe*,wound on hey., left, foot and.several minor wounds on her leg as the result of a. bottle" of horehound bursting. The Ambulance Bx-igade ren- dered first aid and conveyed the sufferer to the General Hospital. , Burning Accident. On Wednesday last the Ambulance Bri- gade journeyed out on to the -Arrilalah road as far as Ernestine, where »they at- tended a 'traveller's wife who had re- ceived injuries to wrist 'by burning, in- flicted whilst extinguishing a fire. First aid was rendered and the patient brought...
LATE SPORTING. WEEK-END CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
LATE SPORTING. -: o : ' .WEEK-END CRICKET. On Sunday next the Shamrocks"* will he represented hy the following players in ^thtflr'nxtur'e 'a'giiTnst fhe^iKlzelaeaH-i '"Cltïh -=Tl. H. dfcisson (capt.), J. W. Dowling. J. Bl, Durkin; W. White. H. B. Boyle, F. B. 0'Rourke,-.E*. Füller, j. Conlon. S. Smith,. S. Byrne, J. C. Lomas : emergencie.-sjf E. , CoVman. G. Sl'aith, and T. Modill. J ."'
Illusive Speeds. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
Illusive Speed's. * ? It has long' bdeh known that several com anon forms* of transportation produce illus- ions regarding their speed. The pace of sailing boat can rarely be judgèd accurately, except by the expert. It also appears that bulk has a lot to do with pace illusions. The visual impi-ession pf motor vehicles in mo- tion is not always to bje trusted. TJhirty miles an hour in a little motpr car looks about as fasX,as 50 in a heavy six. And so when the motor cycle shoots past us on the road we are apt to tóné> down, the initial impression that, it must be" going at a rate of 60 or 70* at.-the very least, and decide that, after all, >'Ai is probably going no faster than the or- dinary motorist when he is in a hurry. The "Scientific American" recently published a photograph of a motor cycle spinning along at high speed, and pointed out that a "cop" "mounted on one can overhaul all but tile very 'fastest and most wrecklessly driven cars. The pioture referred to was taken o...
Bird Lover's Request. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
. Bird IiOvci*s Bequest.. * 'í"A-'"jijè^i^it^'lwh*ïci^, will- 'amount ¿"o' severa! . tho.usaiïds of pounds has beep left to the 'ïipyalï'Söciety for the Protection of Birds, England, for the purpose of interesting school-children in "the protection of bird life. Mr. W. H. Hudson, the. well-known author and naturalist, of St. Lukes-road, ""WV* arid' North-parade, Penzance, who left estate of the gross value of £8225, directed that after certain-. legacies amounting to -about £500 had been paid, the residue of his property should go to the society. The following note accompanied his will : "The money I leave to. the society is to be used.exclusively^ for the purpose pf procur- ing and printing leaflets and short pamph- lets suitable for the, reading of children in Milage' schools.*^ The*" leaflets are to be composed more or less on the lines of those Ji have written for the society ; each is to be" illustrated with a coloured figure of a bird, the writing is to be not so much 'edu- " ...
Frenchman on Golf. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
.» "Bût your game ot».«g/o,|f^¿ .C}¡Ji.y,es ! I x i-iJcnowrhim.' You put'1 ön'the. fuîflc'"red, so .red as the Irigleesh vt?rosbif underneath. ?:£ tlonei YPu-^straji yoür*etfck of bended-head. sticks.so "small tas íheí.ua!l^n&Ie>çcape a 7 i mud>)pudding to níítííe Txikx'nö^? ¿a- leetle ' white^balí.-i - Me -moke* three. fouL Çrièg ,tq "j balance hint, then v-ery. ailgijy you» cali'loud . 'Four!' Then you /yv.hat you .oa.ll- -.address' - v* the ball, and, ma Cot'1-íyour^ adress some ;'- times' ls' of language tío make. afr^tl. You -strike, and the . bnll^find himself "in «the ; - - bon klarier - You dall*.-"pud f&lt;ïr the ni bel- . ' ''?>'? Ungen stick, and beat the dust till your'' .'. partner say, 'Ho, chuelcit!* You say--.. ;! Butyl' my friend, I excuse myself to repeat - what you say. Ah, my friend, ^you. are-' à . : greatí nation, but yoUr golf gahjé gives me ; what you Ingleesli call ze hump".'"*
The Wonders of the Chameleon. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
Thc Wondevs ¿£ the Chameleon.^ The ;. chameleon;... whilst awkward' of . bod- ily movement "and ' oxceeclingly slow »in getting from place to place in his custom v ary haunts, has a compensating', factor in his tongue,. an organ as long as' its head and body, which . can" be shqt out without . warning, and "made to collect its insect, vic-, tim before the insect "or the onlooker ls ¿ware of what has happened (writes Dr. Pocock in "Conquest'.'). But the cham- eleon's six inches or niore of tongue, by reason. of its lightning-like appearance, has not created half the interest, in the world as the^ reputed ability, of the little reptile to' change coloy. . It would appear that these color. changes, mostly for protect- ive purposes, although made under the in-"* fluenees of light,0 only happen when the lighting conditioins are apparent to the . animal's eye. Many experiments have been, made which, prove this, such as plac- ing a" chameleon in a place where, al- though, the body was spec...
A Human Compass. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
'? A Hu&an'Compass. 'ilvömen are reaferather wonderful ! (writes.. "Malicia -vDsmpns" in the Bris- bane. "Daily Mail'/). I^jhave just , been ¿¿.eadirig about one who is a species Of liu "niíin coin pass ; (she; can, by lying flat on .tlije, floor of a darkened room readily find fthe" correct} North"'arid South of things. Her capabUfty in this line has been tested again and^ajèainr-^Xots of men would-give .their eyes'to be -ablento do the .same. How much sim pier,-, after à "wet night," to be able to stretch ptut on terra firma and find their beaYinès ..fhan »to . follow the, wobble some trahi ïinesj home. * ? '
BRISBANE NOTES. WHAT OF ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
BRISBANE NOTES. --: o : ' WHAT OP "ROCKHAMPTON. Àt this «moment the two main topics of conversation are about? the Federal situa- tion and -the Rockhampton conference, and^the wish is uppermost in all genuine anti-Socialist circles that both will be settlfed "satisfactorily. There is no question * that the city wants unity between the two anti-Socialistic parties ; but there is a feeling in some possibly interested quarters that'certain influences are 'operating which are more -personal Uian altruistic. If that doubt be removed at Rockhampton, and probably it will be,~and if it is shown that underlying the movement there is not an over-strong. colouring of the personal fac- tor, the prospect of achieving "real Unity will be hailed with delight. This much at any rate can be' truly said : - That the movement which was initiated in Brisi bane has spread throughout the State and is apparently gaining iii popularity and strength, even beyond the anticipations of those who launched it. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
The Leader has been established v ' . to Promote . / " - 'S;;.. The interests of the Town and District Readers can da their part by loyally supporting Local Firms and industries. AH they~*ask is an opportunity to quote for your requirements. * OOQOO OOQOO--OOOOO Edwards, Martin, Ltd., Builders arid Contractors, LONGREACH. IMPORTANT NOTICE, SHEEP SHEARING MACHINE^ and DUPLICATES. SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTIONS IN PRICES. Large Stocks available at Agencies at Longreach, Blackall, Emerald, and Messrs. Meacham & Ley- land, Barcaldine, and other leading stores through- out Central Queensland. , . &lt;. Write for" Catalogue and further information. DALGETY & Û0MPANY LIMITED ROCKHAMPTON. Sole Agents. WE THANK our many friends and customers for their generous support during the past year, particularly since rthe fire-while, our business has been so disorganised. During the next few months our new premises will be completed, and we shall have the finest STATIONERY ESTABLISHME...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
Cricket. A match between Cassowary street and Crane street was played on the State School grounds on Sunday afternoon last, and resulted in'a win for the latter by 10 wick- ets and 2" runs. For Cassowary street M. Meyer 9, and W. Bailey ll were the most successful' batsmen, whilst for' their op- ponents S. Bartholomew "Jopped with 34. The scores were : Crane, street, 55, and no wickets for 4 ; Cassowary street, 27 . and 30. .-¡.\..- C
Commercial. HIDES, TALLOW and SKINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
Commercial. -.-i : q : --- HIDES, TALLOW and SKINS. The local office of the N. Z. Loan & Merr .cañtíle Co.,- report having" received the "fol- lowing telegram from Brisbane office. Tallow market unchanged. Sheepskins all qualities slightly dearer tendency. Light hides par to à dearer. TIcky, mediums and heavies Jd. beared. Head office also .ad- vise that on account, of the small supplies of marsupial' skins" now coming, forward, sales will cinty be" held.- monthly, in Bris- bane until, further notice. The next sale takes place on the 6th, February.
ENOGGERA FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 26 January 1923
ENOGGERA PAT STOCK SALES. Tho Australian, Estâtes and Mortgage* Company, report on Wednesday's Enoggera sales as follows :-Shéèp, 6600 "yarded, market being IoweV than last week's best prices. Best wether mutton realised 5d. to 53 d. Cattle," 820 yarded, the ciualíty being inferior. Pririie bullock beef was in strong demand atv26/- to 27/6 ; best cow beef, 22/- to 24/- per 100 lbs.