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SPRINGSURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
SPRINGSURE. There was a very large congregation at the midnight Mass and again at the other two Masses on Christmas Day. The Ambulance held a dance in the Oddfellows' Hall on Boxing night aud it was well patronised. Quite a change has come over tlis weather since Christinas. In must parts upwards of 3 to 5 ins. have fallen, and the rain has made a' considerable change on the outlook for 1930. Con ditions are still favourable for further good rains. Tw;o large stations, Meteor Downs and Orion Downs, had not been quite so fortunate, only about an inch falling in that quarter. The rain most ly fell to the west of the town and all creeks on that 6ide are in high Hood. The funeral of the' late Mr. \\ illiain Fisher moved from the Church of Eng land to the local cemetery on Saturday The cortege was by far the longest ever seen here aud - testified to the high esteem in which the deceased was held by all sections of the community. Two motor cars were requisitioned to carry the wreaths, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
A FAIR OR DARK SKIN IS QUICKLY DISFIGURED and impaired by spots and pimples, as eurely as the charm of personality is destroyed ay unpleasant breath. Skin blemishes and tainted breath are more often due to constipation titan to any thing else. The absence of daily regu larity clogs the intestinal tract with waste matter, from which these troubles originate. Piukettcs arc breath-purifying a'jl Bkiu-cleansing, because they bo perfect ly and gently keep the stonuuh and digestive organs sweet and clean. 1'ink ettes dispel constipation, torpid liver, Danish biliousness, sick liwulaehe, keep ,ou regular aud well. Of chemists and stores, 1/3 bottle. PINKETTES Laxative Perfection KEEP YOU WELL, FRKK SAMPLE sent on application to A-X Department, Bo\ 5i'4. FF, lr?.O., pyahey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE 30UTHP0RT SCHOOL (Church of England Grammar School). (Founded and conducted for 28 yon by Vcn. Archdeacon Horace H. Dixon, M.A,, Cantab.) ? Head Master: B. G. LAWRENCE M.A. CANTAB. Assisted by a Staff ot Rresident ar.d Vifitiiig Masters. Three Houses in the Senior School Junior House for boys between 8 »nd 13 years of age. Magnificent new .buildings— glorious cli'ii.-ile — excellent ground. ttoye prepared for all Public Exam inations. Special form for boys going on the land. N'l'nI term commences February 3td- 1U30. I'W (llttclriited prospectus apply t THE BURSAR, Jho Southport School, Eoutiport.
VARIOUS OBSERVATIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
VARIOUS OBSERVATIONS (By 'The Man -on fhe -Corner.')' It seems that commonsense, or a be lated recognition of the rights of the public, will prevail after fall, over the decision of the City Council to pro vide electricity at reduced rates to em ployees of the Department. At Tues day's meeting ' notice of motion was given to rescind the motion carried at the previous meeting. Aid . Spencc hurriedly withdrew hie motion, which was to extend the privilege to all Council employees. Apparently those .remarks of mine concerning the votes at next election troubled some of the aldermen. iuQa top. of . the suggested increase in the interest rate hi the de benture loan, the Council's generosity With a public utility bade fair to cost the; ratepayers a considerable eum of money at a time when the Mayor was warning bis fellow aldermen that they must' exercise every economy on ac count of the unsatisfactory state of the finances. FILTHY AND DANGEROUS. The dreadful disaster in a Scotch theatre, w...
CENTRAL QUEENSLAND MONTHLY AND YEARLY RAINFALL AVERAGES. (Prepared by Commonwealth Meteorologist.) [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
CENTRAL QUEENSLAND MONTHLY AND YEARLY RAINFALL AVERAGES./ , (Prepared by Commonwealth Meteorologist.) I |!1 I I I t i i -i I I I I | ??: ? to ?;oo !-3 ss- S -j3 -t-a »-,?- «i o ' --; -5 H Adavale ..., ?.. 37 2.64 2.47 2.07 1.04 1.04 1.2S 0.93 0.56 0.C9 1.03 1.28 2.7ft 16.87 Alpha .. ,.?»*. 40 3.9i 3.56 4.G3 1.53 1.06 1.59 .1.00 C00 0.92 1.42 L80 2.50 23.02 Anakie .... — 4.04 3.39 2.39 1.13 1.11 1.60 0.06 1.01 1.09 1.69 1.99 3.32 23.72 Annandale .. 15 1.48 0.86 0.87 0.38 0.45 0 43 0.66 0.24 0.17 0.23 0.78 0.41 ' «.3B Aramac .... 47 3.11 3.30 2.48 1.38 1.00 1.19 0.84 0.44 0.68 1.00 1.28. 1.90 18£8 Arrilalah ? 15 2.34 2.90 2.22 1.15 0.45 1.24 0.74 0.27 0.68 0.71. . ,0.85 2.13 15.08 Augustus Dow.i3 25 C.SG 5.00 3.S8 1.32 0.22 0.36 0.12 0.20 0.08 0.81 2.10 4.16 2$.ll Ayrshire Dns... 42 3.95 3.59 3,07 0.79 0.71 0.65 0.60 0.81 0.39 0.67 1.14 2.28 16&1 Banana .. .. 56 4.20 3.5' 2.95 1.26 1.37 1.83 1.37 1.00 1.42 2.06 3.93 3.62 ffiW Baratria ,.. 13 4.45 3.71 2.08 1.17 0.52 0.53 0.63 ...
COTTON MILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
COTTON MILL. The announcement that there was a |irobabilily of a cotton mill being estab lished in Rockhampton recently agitated the City Council, and the Chamber of Commerce, and both bodies took the opportunity of Mr Forde's visit to press their claims for recognition as the site for the proposed mill. The personnel of the deputation was the same as that u hieh waited on him in connection with flip :lr*riirlrnlup. The Mayor was of opinion that if any cot toil spinning mills came to Queens land, Ruckhaniplort should have tint say, as they had a cotton ginneiy doing good work and sufficient ground surrounding -t suitable for a cotton milf site. Already the City Council bad decided to do everything it possibly could to supply water and electricity at the lowest possible cobt. In con nection witJi the matter, he liad re ceived a report from Mr. Derbyshire, who had bcefi in Kockhampton 'prc \ ioubly in regard to the establishment of a mill. Tf they were successful in obtaining a mill, ...
A BUSY MORNING. ROCKHAMPTON, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
A BUSY MORNING. EOCKHAMFT'ON, January 7. Mr. F. M. Forde, Acting Minister for Trade and Customs, is always a busy man when he visits his electorate. As a private member he was besieged by all sections of the people, but the busi ness was always more or less of a pri vate nature. Yesterday he made his first public appearance locally since his elevation to Cabinet, and in his capacity , as Minister he had to -attend to more momentous matters than is usual when visiting Rockhampton. The usual civic wjeleome over, Mr. -Forde adjourned to the Mayor's room at the Council Cham bers, where he received four deputa tions, all of which were of great im portance to the city and district. It was well past the lunch hour when he was free. But the respite was only tem porary, for there were a large number of people awaiting him at his hotel to put various matters before him. AERODROME WANTED. The first deputation was from the City Council and the Chamber of Commerce, who sought the assistance of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
CAKES— CAKES— CAKES Whether it is for a Dance, a Picnic, or any function whatsoever — RICKARTS can supply you with Cakes to Suit the Occasion. RICKARTS CAKES contain die Highest Quality Ingredients. All Fruits Thoroughly Washed by the latest Fruit Washirig Machine. ORBER Ymm NEW YEAR CAKE NOW! Office wid Flicloriw — ^ ALBERT-STREET, ROCKHAMPTON
THE CAVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE CAVES. Glorious rain has fallen at the Caves at last. When storm after storm passed us we began to think we were in for a very bad time, as matters agricultural and pastoral were assuming a very grave aspect. The rain, therefore, was a line New Year's gift, especially as it was of a soaking nature. The fall registered was from 3 to 4 in., being. much heavier in some parts than others. Had the rain fallen a month ago the loss to farmers and dairymen would have been much less. The season is now so advanced that farmers are eager to begin plant ing operations. Harrowing will have to be done before planting, as the ground has been prepared so long and] weeds are in evidence. A spell t-f line] weather will, now be welcomed to plant] the peanuts and maize. All rejoice at] the splendid rainfall. 1 A cricket match between the local! Rifle and Cricket clubs resulted in a] win for the former by 60 runs. The! Rifle Club knocked up 70 in their first! innings, Gallway 35. J. Kersey, junr.,1 ...
RAIL MOTORS. BRISBANE, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
RAIL MOTORS. BRISBANE, Jauuary 3. The Commissioner for Railways (Mr. Davidson) slated to-day that tenders lor the supply of a heavier type of rail motor than at present in use iu Queens land were sought liy the Railway De partment recently, and sonic replies li-ui licou received, but it did not appeal that tlie tenders received by the De partment would help it to any extent. Mr. Davidson said suliicieut time was given to prospective tenderers to com municate with their principals and make full inquiries. Full particulars of tenders were sent to' all Australian States, also to South Africa and New Zealand, with a view to obtaining experience with rail motors on the railway systems of those coun tries. The Commissioner added that an ofli clt would shortly lie sent U- tiiu sou tharn States to fully investigate what had been clone with rail motors on the ?vveral railway '-vateins, so that llie ijuec.iiblaiid Department could select the licst possible motor for use i;i Quccnslsind.
ALLEGED ABDUCTION. BRISBANE, January [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
ALLEGED ABDUCTION. BRISBANE, Jauuary o. In tlie Police Court to-day Jeste .Mason, -i, labourer, on remand from Roma, was charged with having, oil De cember Otb, unlawfully takeu Ada Cruiiipton, an unmarried girl under Un» ii ge of 17, out of the custody of her father and with having, on December ?llli, unlawfully used a, niutor car with out llie consent of the owner. Defendant pleaded guilty to the second charge. Sen ior- sergeant M'C-rath prosecuted. Defendant, on the second charge, was lined £20; in default, two months' im prisonment. (Jiving evidence on the first charge, Ada C'rumploii said she Mas 14 years of uge. She had known defendant ior some time. On December 2nd defendant met her as she was going to work and told her he was going west. Witness I lien went for a motor drive with de fendant. On December 5th elio saw defendant during the lunch hour and risked him to drive her home. Ue drove the car along the Ipswich-road. Near Oxlcy she again asked him to take her home, but h...
NEW AIR SERVICE. BRISBANE, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
NEW AIR SERVICE. BRISBANE, Jauuary 1. Piloted by Squadron-leader Kiiigsford Smith, the Australian Natiouul Airways liner. Southern Cloud, arrived at F-agle Farm aerodrome at 1.10 to-day alter a llijrht of Hi hours from Sydney. Ths plane curried a full complement of passengers and they said the trip was moot enjoyable, with tuc exception ot u i uii: storm encountered about half-way A large quantity of mail was also car ried by the pluuc, which left Mascot at S o'clock this morning. Squadron-leader Smith said that 1 1 1 -? flight was like old times, lie had to lly blind for 10 minutes approaching Bul Htia, where the clouds were very low. From this point they had to lly through heavy rain and visibility was bad. lie said he was mom than pleased with the plane. The engines behaved splen didly, The company later contemplated lin) ing up with the existing air lines ai. have -i round Australia service. Questioned regarding his future u teutioiis, Smith said: 'After my ue: big flight iu tli...
AT SAMOA. AUCKLAND, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
AT SAMOA. AUCKLAND. January 2. The Prime Minister (Sir Joseph Ward) states that Samoa is now quiet. The Mau are dispersing and the Ad ministrator has received large numbers of offers of help from loyal natives. WELLINGTON, January 5. Although Samoa is rnnoHprl in be quiet, the cruiser Dunedin is proceed ing to Suva from Auckland almost im mediately. The Dunedin will remain at Suva in the meantime and thus be ; available should au urgent summons come for her presence at Samoa. About »0 ratings of tlie Duuediu, who arc spending their annual leave at Well ington, received telegraphic orders to night to rejoiu the s.hip immediately. In a radiogram to Mr. H. E. Holland, leader of the Labour Party, Mr. A. Hall Skelton, barrister, of Auckland, who was a witness of the affair at Apia last Saturday, observes that the official reports sent out from Samoa were incorrect. He said that grave charges were pending and added that the Administrator (Colonel Allen) is withholding from transmission pr...
FOREIGN. ROME, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
KOREIGN. R0MK, January 1. In consequence of the sudden death of the Pope's brother, Count Ferni'u Ratti, the usual New Year festivities at the Vatican were cancelled. LIMA (Peru), January 2. The Chilian steamer Mapocho found ered 200 iuiles north of Callao. All the passengers were landed safely in the ship's boats. tAUinJ!., JiUIIIUiy *. The Pops has accepted the resigna tion of the Papal Secretary, Caid.aal Gasparri, owing to ill-health. BCRL1N, January 4. A message from Moscow reports tlio discovery of 28 large oil wells in the trans-Caucasian steppes. The Soviet has handed them over lor working by Russian petrol iirras. * It is believed that the discovery will revolutionise the world's petrol market. THK HAGUE, January 5. The Australian and New Zealand de legations have begun negotiations with the Germans regarding property in Aus tralia and New Zealand confiscated in wartime. If the negotiations arc not concluded here, they will be continued in Berlin.
GENERAL CABLES. BRITAIN. LONDON, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
GENERAL CABLES. ERITAIN. | LONDON, January 1. The largest and fastest merchant ves sel in the world, has been laid down \n France, says the 'Daily Telegraph.' It ie stated that she will do 31 knots. The vessel will cover the distunes be ; tween Havre and New York in four tinj j a quarter days. LONDON, January 1. Il'.e Exchequer returns for the nine mouths of tlK- Budget year sliovv that revenue amounted to £41^,000,000 a do ctimisu of £18.000,000. The expenditure Mas £55S,000,O00, an increase of £17,000.000. LONDON, Jauuary 2. During a gale, in which the* wind reached a velocity of 90 miles an hour at Liverpool, 80 miles an hour at Glas gow, and 71 miles at Southport, the pinnacle was blovfii o(F the west front of York Minster, 15 cwt. of masonry crashing SO ft. to the ground. LONDON, Janaury 0. British Exhibitors' Films, Ltd. was fined £75, with f'20 5s. costs, for failure to produce or acquire 7A per cent of British films. The company acquired 12 long foreign films in the year 11)...
RAGLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
RAGLAN. The Christmas holidays passed oil very quietly. The New Year was marked by very welcome rain, which started with a big storm on Sunday afternoon, though the town itself received only a few drops. At Mr. Parson's and out Lnngmorn way up to 3 in. fell, causing Langmorn Creek to run. On Tuesday 52 points were registered at the post office and up till 9 a.m. to-day (Thursday) 182, the total being 234. All the creeks start ed to run. Owing to heavy rain at noon yester day the sports,' which were being held in aid of the Ugly Man competition for the Mt. La r com Ambulance had to be abandoned for the day. The sports will take place later. Only a few events were held and they resulted: — Hop, step and jump, D. Liewis (38 ft. 5 in.) 1, K. Moore (37 ft. 1 in.) 2; broad jump, D. Lewis (17 ft. 10 in.) 1, 11. Moore (16 ft. 5 in.) 2.; girls' high jump, Fannie Stoddart 1, Jane M'Eenzie 2. The pig donated by Mr. C. Collins for the greasy pig race realised £1 5s. Mrs. R. Picton won the tea s...
CLERMONT. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
CLERMONT. A special meeting of the Town Coun cil was held last week to consider ap plications for the position of caretaker of tin Town Hall and to receive ten ders'for street work andi the sanitary contract. For the position of caretaker six applications were received and that of Mr. A. M.lArthur was accepted. Four tenders were received for street work, and the tender of J. Metcalfe at £34 lus. was accepted, witn tne provision that in the event of his nob being able to commence the work within a reason able time from date, the tender of J. Brown be accepted. Six tenders were re- 1 ceived for the sanitary and garbage con tract, and the tender of Mr. J. Sieenian at 7d. per pan for the nightsoil re moval and 3d. per service for garbage re movals was accepted, The Christmas holidays passed off quietly. The- weather kept fine previous to* Christmas Day allowing a good num ber of the country folk to come in to do their shopping. The- business houses seemed to have done a good trade this ...