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Drunkenness ana Obscene Language. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
; ; Drunkenness ana Obscene Langnaga r; . At the Longreac Police Court on Mon* Vdaylast before A. E. Aiken (Acting P.M.). 0 John Smith, labourer, appeared on a char,ge .. ;; of having used obscene language in Swan-'," iBtreet, Longreach, on Saturday night. De- . / fendant pleaded guilty and was fined f 1 > :Sin'"default seven days imprisonment. "He;../ was further charged with having been v f ound drunk in Eagle-street ; on Saturday ii : night. Defendant pleaded guilty to this - ...Charge und was fined 5/- ; in default 6 '.'houríí'/iivprispnment. : .?..?V"i'A^f:
Longreach Race Course. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
;-(^:;rr Jjtmsreatíh Race Course, ? .The secretary of the Longreach. Jockey Club &lt;Mr. F. Cory) has been notified by; : : jMrï-/Jôhri Payne, M.L.Â., that he has inter-\ .'viewed thé Minister for Lands and placed ; the , matter of the granting of 100,acres' "from; the .Town Reserve to the Jockey Club, in. lieu of the 100 acres ceded'"to. the De .'fén'cé" ?ÎDepàrtnihet for aviation .purposes, 1 .^and,.thàt the Minister has acceded to 'the, :irequest. -, . ' ? -
An Unknown Snake. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
. - An ÏTnknown Snake. " M Mr/. FA-Cory has "in his .office . a small; shake of unusual appearance^ ;°The snake in question ls 15 inches* in length and has black' and white bands alternating in : regular formation for the whole length of body. The young reptile was brought on to the verandah of "Gastwyck", Mrs. Cory's residence, by the household cat. Mr. Frank v Cory would welcome inspection by "snake experts" with a view to identifying of the : .snake, which he has preserved in splrit8j¿t -his -.office. .-:^r-P':- ?
Latest By Wire. Our Special Service! France and Germany. MODERATION—NOT WEAKNESS. FRENCH PATIENCE NOT LIMITLESS. PARIS, January 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
- -. l» Ouï Special Service1 France and Germany.. ,-: o : --i MODERATION-IfOT WEAKNESS, v ' ÄENCH PATIENCE NOT LIMITLESS. Ä i . PARIS, January SQ. : cT; .Général LDégoutte in a statement at^Co-.* j.logne .said" the French never Intended to ?/ j: disturb the normal life of the German- ie > peoplemorer than they could help, but' . the "German Government had tried . by . > every means to provoke a general rebel-, . lion, which only the wisdom of the German i'-".workers; prevented. The French were not ^--murderers like the Prussians, but modera "^"tion must not be mistaken for weakness..: ;q The French patience was not limitless, . and they would continue on the way they ...'¿ had" .taken and meant to impose their i ?:? will:; . Further drastic action. would . be ; ; taken - until they . achieved their task, hr Germany's future lay in France's hands.
An Injured Finger. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
An Injured Finger. _ ; On Wednesday last thè. local .Ambulance-- > Brigade received a call from MafcHniont '. Station, 'and upon arrival at the "^station : found that John Bowman, a' lad employed as cowboy, had by . some means injured a finger of his right hand- Whilst chopping wood, almost seü-ereing the' finge'r from the hand. The, sufferer was brought in. to thf* Longreach Geheral Hospital,- where .he re- ceived medical ^treatment.
West Australian Air Service. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
?' ; - . West Australian Air Service. \ v -The' aeroplane mail., and, passenger "ser--"» 'vicéiiri Western Australia Js "tBÜÍy,_wonder ful, and it' is something Australia should ' be proud bf,"""skid .Mr. Leo. Jones, As- * 'rslstarit' Government Geologist of New South ? .Wales, Who . returned from "the,."west by 5th"e Riverina %on Monday. Running weekly ^tfronH'.'Gérald^bn tb Derby,, it .connects with the traïri-bfipm Geraldton "to Perth. The ; totalAdistahce- is - abou$: iÍ200 hiiles,' and" the . flying.: ti^^'14 hours! The route; includes : a stretc'hr'"of spaTsely-pbpUlated'country/.. between -, Broome and * Port Headland, and where there was only one house^ät Wal- ^ lah-made famous by the Solar Eclipse ' ; Expedition. "The time occupied?.çn.j¿hat V, .stretch is four hours 20 mlnütes-^therlöhgr.r-* , \est sustained. flight in any aéroplane ser- î. vice,'- said Mr. Jones. "The time-table.is admirably kept.^ivd the. feather seems "¡ to make no difference. Stnp'e'Ihe'regrett-.? ' ab...
The Westralian and Queensland Services. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
/ Both^th'e' West Australian arid Queens-f land aerial mail services* are-being carried. .on.- without a' hitch*': .'. The rqutes followed. ¿. are Geraldton to ? Derby*.,(West Australia), v 1,196 -miles. ; and ^Charleville to . Cloncurry ?¿ v( Queensland), 575 miles. ' The - West Aus tralian flight occupies about 15 " hours. jL;¿ passenger «from Perth .to Broome, 1,500 '' 'miles, may, by means of the train and air ^'.services/complete ^the journey dn two days, * ' The Queensland service occupies" seven ;j hours' flying time, the stages being com- ' pleted .in 2J days. In the West Australian service,, the \monthly aggregate "of mails ' ' carried totalled from 11,000 to 12,000 let- , ters, more than the number of letters car- ; ried between Paris and' Xpriaon over a ,;? ' period of six months. . " > i j
United Friendly Societies' Dance. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
TJnltea. Friendly" Societies' Dance. \ -On Friday Jast (FouhdayLl)ay) the very 'successful. sports.; held'iwnder-the auspices* of v the % Longreach ^Combined Friendly So- . cieties -was followed ;by a dance 1 in the Shire -Hall' in - the;. evening. . There was a : good attendance of dancers, the - dancing toelng Jn.iCharge-of Mr.. W. Collins, whilst, excellent music was. provided by Miss ..Hr Aff oo ' (piano) . and. Mrs. H. Williams : (vio- . : lin) ; a- fitting hour- .a. dainty supper, was served. - "
Accountancy Business. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
j Accountancy Business.-^ , Elsewhere in this issue -Mr. -R. "3X-&lt;MllIer« announces-vthat he - is starting'..business -:in ;.; Longreach . as a company secretary; v's ac-. ; .;c¿untant7" auditor, -&c. ; -Mr. Miller .needs 1 ? ndiintróduction 'to." our; readers, for during, - his" 18 yeárs with. Edkins "Marsh, he has,. -comevin contact -with most;j: if;;not all,' "of. the district's' residents. _/ '.'r - " .
A Cluster of Snakes. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
'. A Cltistei* ut' Snakes. While ti settler at Tyntynder-?(Victoria) was dismantlings, an old building on his farm, he camé 'across a cluster.-:of snakes in a pile of leaves and other debris on(the ceiling." He struck- at the reptiles with an -axe, but the Ceiling collapsed, and he fell . to- the ground1 amidst a shower pf falling-, timber and snakes. Thc . settler lost no time in scrambling to his feet and getting clear (we can quite ,understand that), and returning with a neighbour, he killed eight tiger shakes. The others escaped. ' ->
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
f ¡* I " Fixiesi 51 ! Ï FUÍRÍ31TURE if$ I ? ? - ..vvt¿ J S lllaífeac^^^ I ?. factoryanc^suppliéd^ctajlí j ¡¡ direct tb yóu áí^név I " Small Projlt Prices, a^f . i ? ' . :«r''| . I m Write for our free Fui\jtish- Ttl \ I Bl ín§ Catalogue) it is Gie fineél § : i ? and fhoál complete ever ¿- * j I printed in the Stated -Q |; I ¡¡ CASH Ö^^CTERMS * j: j ? ' Liberal Çajp^è^T V » ' t' I ^ C4rránéem¿nts ?- | W ' I ; John lílj^ks 11 !? andCoitiparu] Lirküed j/¡J Qeorge Sh BRISBANE ^ j I RBII1B1BÜBa fl S QS BW I . î Glenn Riddell -(Late of Cobb*&? Co.", Ltd.) ? : COMMISSION and FORWARDING Agent*. HOUSE, LAND and PROPERTY Salesman LABOUR EXCHANGE. Agent foi« Winton Motor Mail-Service, Bcilcnbcrg's Jundah Coaches, and Ulli & Sons, Ltd;, Saddlers, Brisbane^ Ofliees : NEXT COMMERCIAL ^HOTEL.Í Phone No. 167. .P. O. Box 'SLOTF. \ PUBLIC. NOTICE. W. W. SAINSBURY is now prenaí;6ílvtor undertake the sinking- of Borés ùp!-."to .1200 feet.- Lowest estimates given on appHca-. tion. ?:^.";...
WEATHER FORECAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
. : «? . . XVISATBJER} FORECAST. \ . iy^he Viollowlng forecast Cwas . issued . this :; ^morning by the Weather Bureau f or j the:. ensuing 24 hours ?:--'. vf .';.A:.:6£': VTy'i^p^ . "Scattered thunder storms' Pacific "isiópesv?". . áñd .V north ern and eastern "Capricornio^: r; ; otherwise generally fine, but ^probability :'~ . scattered storms Gulf and, south-eastern . " interior, by to-morrow evening most to ' rather warm temperature sub tropics! V variable chiefly ; northerly wind .north ' eastern half, south-eastern to eastern half.'.
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. -> ?'The following are. particulars ??vofn regis- , trations made at the local jPost Office for "the - respective' 24 hours- onrthe dates*men tioned : ~ Date. Rainfall Max. .Min January 27 ' 0 - ". 99 f 64 &lt; 28 - 0 104 66 i 29 0 - 108 - -72 _ 3Q ^ 0 110.5 75.6 31 ' ,0 107 69 February 1 0 , . 103 - 70.5 ?"2 .» 0 ^102.8 71 .Total, rainfall for January" '71 points.
A. O. Foresters. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
A. O. Foresters. . « - :: "A .special meeting' of ; Court ..Pride vOf^ the - : West A".O^F. was; held -in : the Masonic Hall on/Monday, evening," January -29 th, for the - ; purpose of- electing, a secretary vide.- Bro,&lt; . J^ C.. Boyes resigned,-, and of appointing .delegates ? to attend "the.. Annual District : Meeting to be held at Easter. There was - a-good attendance of members.-Bro. A. t Keen was elected secretary and Bro R.v D; Shillington, P.C.R., and A. Keen, sec-. . retary, were appointed delegates to :thé.f&lt; ' Annual District Meeting. The Annual ;;> . '.tíistrict Meeting held annually at Easter ' . l . Wlll thsi year eventuate at Longreach, and " local members are looking" forward:~\vith ' interest to such a notable event iri";iocal^ n forestry which should also prove "ati/pim-; p'ëtïis-for progress of Court Prldè ofCThe . ' West. .
Longreach Leader FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1923. Local and General. Coming to Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1923. Local and General. ?? - J o J _____-. ' .?. Coming to"Tov*\n. PfiVreçt}glasses can ;pnly.':be prescribed ? Rafter.' a';- *thibrough and; scientific eyesight . .examination.?', ; Messrs. . A. P. Greenfield & viGp^i! IAdi;: .of 189-191 George Street, Bris '. .bane, ?who have had over. forty years; ex-;, periencè in their profession,' will pröfegs-' . tonally, visit Longreach from""-Monday 5th . ;.; and until "Wednesday, 7th January, :änd-mayi I be . consulted at their private >'rooms'-; at ''the ".: Commercial Hotel. .. -, '' \V -
LATE SPORTING. TIPS FOR ALBION PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
LATE SPORTING. ! ' TIPS FOR ALBION-PARK. .* ' . jj'ourtn Division :-First Divislon-^Forus &lt;v and Scotch Knight. , - , i ;;Second Division-Charlie Kent ancLMead ow" Brand. . - » \?t './^ -, :-."First Division-Pleystowe and vPíe^monti^. . Second .-Division--Meal . and-, Landranger. ' ;. Third Division-Beebo Bend or : Camyr, Allyn. ; % . Plate-Master Syce or Desert Gun;' ?: . > '; . ; Purser-Royal Paddington or Boult Veil. ' ,WEEK-END CRICKET. The following team has been selected to represent Edwards Martin against Hazel- - : dean" on Sunday, 4th February, at 2 o'clock sharp :-A. M. Savage (capt.), B.: H. ; Menzies (vice-capt.), - S. Woods, . E. Large, J. Gennings, E. Thorpe, P.. Bunn, : H. Chambers, P. Rogers, O. Gavin,-D. Gavin.-, -Emergencies : 1st, A. Beard ; 2nd, "L Eilis ? Blues ' in their match v. Shamrocks will - be represented, by the following players- '?? Rev. "B. C. Wilson, N. S. Moffat, Dr. Brown H. A. 'D'.-..:Meares,, R. R. Edkins, W. M'-f: Master,.. F. R. ....
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MR. JAMES STEWART. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
^ OBITUARY. , DEATH OF MR. JAMES STEWART. .::. .' Mr. James Stewart, head of the ; flrhv of - --James Stewart" and Co., passed away , at his residence at 9 o'clock on Saturday his residence,. Rockhampton, at 9 o'clock on Saturday morning. The end was not unexpected, as Mr. Stewart had been fail-" lng for some time and for over a week it was known that he could not long survive. By his death there is removed One of the oldest and most striking figures in the commercial life ot Central Queens- land. Remarkable success ..attended him, in his own business," . with the, ¡result that the firm of which ho . : remained the head up to the time of his Ideath was one of the widest known in the State. As a benefactor to deserving causes Sin';the city of Rockhampton, he has had . ho peer. '.Mr. James Stewart was born afr Spittle field, .parish of Cupath, Perthshire, on the 29tli July. 1837, so is iii his eighty-sixth 'year. He was educated at. Perth", and fol- r lowed the " occupation of draper ...