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ANZAC DAY CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

MAC MY CONFERENCE in tue soma Town Council cham bers on Wednesday delegates from the Roma Town Council, Bungil Shire Council, Soma Sub-branch E.S.S.A.I.Ii.A., met for a gen eral discussion regarding Anzac Day, 1918. It was decided to form a committee consisting of tlic Mayor, Doputy Mayor of the Roma Town Council, flic Chair man and Doputy Chairman of tlic Bun gil Shire Council, and the President and Senior Vice-president of the B.8.L. and to extend tin invitation to all kin dred ei-Servicomen and WomenB* or ganisations to elect a member to the committee. The new committee is to bo called 'The Anzac Day Commemoration Com mittee." Mr, P. E. Coifc, Prcsidont of the Ron Sub-brancli H.S.L . wan clceteH as chairman, artd Mr. A. 13. Weir, Secre tary ltoma E.S.L Brandt, was elect ed an secretary. The 'onimiltiv will mcel again on • approximately February 16, 11119, after which date tlic public of Homa and dis trict will receive a full report and ad vice concerning the future comlnct of Anz...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

Grocery Gossip if Queensland Groceries boasts as tempiehensive a stock as is possible to find in Queenfland. Prices are City fa i>:er, guaranteed competi tive. All orders packed and delivered t.O.K. Brisbane. Ham Cured Shoulders Bacon, approx 101b 2/ lb. 16oz. Tins Fowlers Plum Puddings 2/7 j- each 3ib. Kicii i'ruit Xmas Cakes 1 /6 each 41b. Tins Whole Blanclica Salted Peanuts 8/ tin I ib. Packets Assorted Nuts 2/6 lb. 8oz. Packets Big Sister Mixed Peel II -|-d. pkt. Loose 4 Crown Sultanas . . . 1/ \i lb. Loose 3 Crown Currants 1 /0% lb. 16oz. Packets Gold Crest Mixed bruit 1/4 each I Case of 3 doz. I ^Ib. tins I.X.L. Assorted Jam 53/6 case 14oz. tins I.X.L. Pie Apples 1 / tin 1 Case containing 1 doz. Assorted Mynor Cordials:—2 Fruit Cup, 2 Orange, 2 Pineapple, 2 Lemon, 2 Tops, 1 Grape Fruit, 1 Lime Juice—30/ ease. (Cordials 28/, Special" Packing 2/.) ^ FOODSTUFFS AND GROCERIES * ASSOCIATION TO QUEENSLAND PASTOBAI. SUPPLIES PIT. LTD. BOWEN ST., BBISBAHE. Diesel Pump and Electrica...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

PERSONAL Uccont visitors eticn at tlie Cum-, inomvealtli Hotel included J. Broad and Sun, Baby, Nyugan, U.K. W.j li. iTabl and ii. Douglas, of MeundaiTaj Mc« Ulyntock Bros, and Bartlett Bros, Heauclarra; JF. Roberts, Tara; B, Murkham, Alauuiordj Bruce GemmeU, Turrick Stud, Blackall; Mr. Murdoch, Manager I'umrk Stud; Bayliss Bros* Brisbane; Al. Vigiit, Warwick; l£r.; Kuirny, Australian Estates; Mr. Elliott* "Country Bite"; Mi-. Scliorley, Currat* hool, N.S.W.j W. Wiltshire, 1'. Clarlcq Miss Adams, MinaeB Jensen, Mr. Jen« sen, Mrs. Langton, X'unuby, Noel Lang ton, Tunaby, Mr. Carlyne, Mitchel, Mr. Dan Scott, Miss Scott, Brook field, Tarawa. * Eighty year old Mr. Charles Kioseker, of Mulleloe, Boma, drop- t ped into the Star Office this week to say hello. Mr. Kieseker was born ! liere, and can remember reading the Star 70 years age. Other memories include those of the good old days when the pre sent Boma Hotel site was a patch of brigalow used by drovers'as a cattle camp, and when Bowe...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Fifty years ago today [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

Fifty years ago today Biggest newB in the district Fifty Years Ago Today, according to The Western Star of December 17, came from Yuleba, where Hun ter and Oo.'a store Lad been "burg lariously entered." Approximately £20 in cash and cheques and clothing valued at another £20 had been stolen in an overnight raid. "It is a most remarkable thing." wrote a pessimistic Yuleba correspond ent, "that robberies in this town arc as a rule never sheeted hume tu the guilty ones." He called for a man of the oalibre of Soma's Sergeant Quilter to solve the crime. I • • • < • t Overseas, news interest was still cen tred in Paris in the Dreyfus case, with a sensational report of an alleged at tempt to kidnap Dreyfus himself. The British Minister to China had protested "sharply" ugainst the extension of French concessions m Shanghai, while JiusBia was reported to be intriguing u^uiust Japan. Back in Australia Tyson's death was still on everyone's lips, and newspapers were devoting columns ...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHORT CONCERT AT ST. JOHN'S BREAKING-UP [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

SHORT CONCERT AT ST. JOHN'S BREAKING-UP Iii the presence of Very Rev. Deau Calialanc and Rev. E. Lynch tlie children of St. John's Convent School last week iicld their annml brcaking-up function. Many of tli(. inn-cuts of the |>ii|iilK "''i'1' 11re*-(■ 111 . The children |iresenlc<l :i shurl con cert. at'lcr which 11'" jiri/.cs w-rc dis trilinleil liy Dean (.'aha'ane, who cmi ^r;ituliitcil 11i(. cliiMrcti and thanked tin- Sisters, IK- iilsn thailUcI the parcnls for their rn-ii]iei'iitioii mill Ik'Iji in the school during the year. In i-oMeliidin^ he wished .-ill present :i happy Christ mas. The children of Hi,, infants' «.rln»il weii' ili'linhlcil with their Christmas tree, frnm which eaeli child received a gift The following is a list of the win hits of prizes and certificates:— Catechism—Junior and Sub-Junior University: Elsie Williams 1, Betty Mcliride 2. Grude VII: Margaret Kluae 1, Jean Bell 2. Grade VI: Jiita .Wilson 1, Dorothea Besgrove 2. Grade V: Maureen Nicho...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

IN MEMORIAM RABBITT: In loving memory of my dear Wife, our Mother and Mother- in-law, Hilda Maggie, who passed away 20th December, 1944. Not one day do we forget you, In our hearts you'll always there, Loved, remembered, longed for always, Some may thiuk that we've forgotten. When at times they see us smile. But they little know the sorrow, That is hidden all the while. (Inserted by her loving Husband and   Family.)   COUGHLAN: In-loving memory of our dear Brother, David Charles Cough- Ian, who departed this life 17th De- cember, 1946. "Of soul sincere— In action faithful, and in honour clear; Who broke no promise, served no priv- ate end, Who gained no title and who lost no friend. (Inserted by his sorrowing Sister, Margaret Walsh.) GREEN, William: In loving memory of my dear Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather, who departed this life from us on December 14, 1945. God gave me strength to bear it, Strength to fight the blow; But what it meant to lose you,...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Fined for Speeding [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 17 December 1948

Fined for Speeding Edward James Kadel, of Northern Road, Roma, was fined £15 with 6/ costs of court, before Mr. Schwarten, S.M., last Friday on a charge of hav- ing speeded on a motor bike over the intersection of Hawthorne and Mc- Dowall Streets.   Kadel said in evidence that he was doing about 25 miles per hour, but police estimate of his speed placed it at 40 miles per hour.

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

ROMA WEDING WORKS ARTHUR STREET. OXY AND ELECTRIC ARC WELDERS Welders of al'. classes of Steel Mallo nblu CiibI, Brass, Copper, Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Die Cnst . Also HnrdfacinR to bU Wearing Parti. FABRICATING TO OBDEB. R. RICHARDSON, Proprietor.

Publication Title: Western Star
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ACCIDENT VICTIM THANKS AMBULANCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

ACCIDENT VICTIM THANKS AMBULANCE A donation of £6 with a letter expressing gratitude for the work of a brigade bearer was received from an Injune resident at the last meeting of the Boma Ambulance Brigade. The writer was Mr. J. E. Kilpatriek, of Lonesome, Injune, who drew atten tion to the splendid work of Bearer Vic Eenton, who walked 10 miles over very rugged country to give first aid when Mr. Kilpatriek had met with a severe accident. The committee decided that Bearer Benton's good work be recorded in the minutes. Those present at the meeting includ ed Messrs. P. J. Flanigan (chairman) J. J. Murphy, F. J. Mullavey, H. J. Farmer, B. B. Collins, and the Superin tendent-secretary (Mr. T. W. Teale). Apologies were received from Dr. W. W. Feather and Mr. A. Anderson, and leave of absence was granted. Correspondence included letters from the secretary of the Ynleba branch of the Country Women's Association for warding a subscription of £1/1/, and from the secretary of the receut dance ...

Publication Title: Western Star
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

Consign everything to as! WHERE INDIVIDUAL HANDLING ENSURES THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE RETURN AND YOUR INTERESTS ARE PROTECTED BY EXPERTS EQUIPPED WITH A COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OP EVERY PHASE OF SELLING BY AUCTION. • WOOL • SHEEP • CATTLE • LAMBS • P5GS • CALVES • TALLOW GOLDSBROUGH MOOT & Co. Ltd. (Lncorpoialcd in Victoria) THE WOOL EXCHANGE, EAGLE ST., BRISBANE FENWICK & CO. LIMITED EDWARD STREET — BRISBANE koTenough To go AROUND! Yea, there will be mm gar Iimuii tfcb year. We don't know jM ftnr i won't be enough for cvaiylwdy. Theft why Wee negating that yma you n^ed far your oU tractor, jnt ii caae jWrt not abb la boy a aew i Icaow .. . any money ytm vend for parti wffl booaf jmr Infc la vaiat. HI McCOSMICK-DEERIN6 MACHINES, PARTS AND SERVICE DISTRICT AGENT— ff. P. SCOTT- M'DOWAIL STREET ROMA JOHN HENRY AUSTRAL AROUSES NATION WIDE DISCUSSION in a seript of dramatic playt muI commentaries on current imd problem). - FEARLESS! OUTSPOKEN! URGENTLY IMPORTANT! Listen to STATION ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

Sllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllll H S. MCHAHON [ DENTIST. | MUNICIPAL OHAMBEaS £ (UPSTAIRS) S HcDowaD St — — Rmul | MHHHIIIMHIHWHmmtlUMIMWmuUt PIPE SMOKERS ANDREW MCGEE X Castlereagh St., and 70 Pitt St., SYDNEY C:in L X- 'Hi/!*; Snkskmic 56/; Grand Slaw 49/0; Orlik 35/; Civic 26/9; G.B.J). 2C/; Roscberr.v 24/; Im perial 24/; Dr. Plumb 13/6; IrwinB ]3/C; Captain Black 18/. (Registered Post to Your Door) Mall Orders to 70 Pitt Street SYDNEY. -- ^ IT PMS TO COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE TRITTQNS iF.THnU.HI!! 260 GEORGE ST BRiSBAne. HEALTH AUTHORITIES' WARN EVERYONE AGAINST THE FlY AND MOSQlMO MENACE... Ptorcct tout OW* MD «OUB CUIIDCENS WMIIIE OT5ENSTB J)DTn>fP8AV Xoxol Oontda Strengtb OJt.1. Bang. sold exclusively by Qi.8. and is ra nommnnded by beaitb mrtlmltiM m firitt°1y superior. ""i«y can't buy better. Only ill* gallon tin, or »/• half gallon tin. PIj Sprayi only »/j ea. JUST LANDEDI fUBlWiK BIG StijUYir.Nx Of bl'QV£Sl 1'ou'u be so proud ui yum uet ilagic tjuucuBo ...

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TEAPOT TALES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

ftAM 1ALES (By E. Colin Davis) The people of the British Isles ace the world's greatest tea drink ers. Their average annual con sumption is over Bibs, or approxi mately 2000 cups of tea per head. Tlit average Australia!! drinks 1401) cups ui' tea a year, while tlie British Navy drinks two loins oi tea a day. A total ol 2t>l),OOU cups ol* lea are druuk during a round trip oi: the (jueeu Mary. The ifu-Biaun, wiiu driuk ou an aver age only one cup ol! lea a week each, liJJ their teapots irom tlieir famous samovar, inside which water is heated rouud u vertical pipe containing live eharcuul. They do not add miljc or cream, but prelor u slice oi lemon or a small spuoutul ui jam. Some iiu^imiy place a lump oi sugar in the inoutli before taking each sip of tea. In Tibet, bricks are made ■ai tea and used as money. lii Kashmir, a popular beverage is churned tea or bitter tea boiled with a little red potash, aniseed aud salt. The Tibetans are au ancient tea drinking ii.'itiou. Thev- lako le...

Publication Title: Western Star
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SHEEP AND WOOL EARNINGS FRENCH MILL TURNOVER [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

SHEEP AND WOOL EARNINGS FRENCH MILL TURNOVER A Winchcombe Carson Ltd. wool report says that Australian sheep " on the average hare cut heavier weights of wool than this year, but they have never before shown the gross monetary returns now being,experienced. In New South Wales the gross results earned per grown sheep during last season were 30/ to 40/, compared. with 37/ to 47/ this year, with some flocks giving considerably better figures. In the first auction season alter the war 16/ to 20/ was obtained. Expenses on the property, trans port, packs, however, have risen to a marked degree since that time. The rise does not, therefore, mean :m iidvauce iu profits to the same tie-J grec as priccs. Oversells information gives reuson to cx|u:cl :i continuance of wool values oil levels more or less on present Imsis. With the «r:nlu;il reduction in wartime accumulated slocks and the practical elimination of well grown lines from the quantities on hund, consumers are now dependent on freshl...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM Mframa Trading Co. Ltd. j

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

ffSAVINGS CERTIFICATE STAMPS Light, sturdy equipment for olf spraying needi, pest com trol, fire fighting. Corrosion smooth, steady jets. for Full Particulars, vrtt+~ AUSTRALIAN ESTATES CO. LTD., BOMA. Established 1868 Contractor* to Gmnminl, MtfflfciMl Jackson &0'SuUi?an Pty. Ltd. 'IfieorponttlBr Wrtsw, Ferguson & Oft Printer*, Paper Merchants, Manufacturing, Stationer* . iui omci Am fAcroun, BRISBANE „ AI9 A* SYDNET, LONOOH, WEW york Mtnvjacturtrs «/: "■AYIOWAJ." WINDOW MCI EffTELOru ."SAISKAT SlUCfUX mfJDPtt CARTO«t, LABELS AND WUPPOt ' OOUNTER check books BOLL FEED fTAnomr ■atjoital ran accouht boou EAITDEBS PATENT BCHDEE Tiua recobmvo graphs ahd charti nt OAS, sram, WATER A8I - electric otAon "RATIONAL* ROTARY DUPLICATORS protscta sel*-reguterivo rau PKOCUI EHGRAVlNGS IN ORB OR UORE COLOURS PVJXB BRTKISB rAXCEUUT _ BUTTER WRAPS ■ahohal waxes aouc "BOTTLE caps RUBBER at Aim OPTICS SYSTEM! AHD BQUMSST HIGH gram CATALOGUES itunnirATD APffsnsn * Ttbgrewu **4 CebUs ®...

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NEVER A CHRISTMAS MORNING, NEVER THE OLD YEAR ENDS, BUT SOMEBODY THINKS OF SOMEBODY, OLD DAYS, OLD TIMES, OLD FRIENDS [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

NEVER A CHRISTMAS MORNING, NEVER THE OLD YEAR . ENDS, BUT SOMEBODY THINKS OF SOMEBODY, OLD DAYS, OLD TIMES, OLD FRIENDS $t.~ Matthew"jSjf was born in Belli the days of Hei# ticre came wi8e|jj to Jerusalem. Saying, whet| King 01 the Je« seen his star in tg to worship him^ When Herod these things, hepj all Jerusalem wit had gathered <t. How wiien Jtsus ahem of Judaea in f the King, behold ten from the Bast that is born t? for we lave i ^ast and are come I king had heard ras troubled, and And when he 8the chief priestB ► and scribes of the people together, li« demanded wf dup where Ctriat ^iTn'^m" ► In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it *» written by the&jtophet, And thou Bethlehem/in the land of Juda, art ■; not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of ttf&ahali come a &overnor> that ru,e my peopU israeL Then Herod, when he had privily called, the wise rtfo, inquired of them ^ijgent]y what- time the Btar aj> ; peared. ' '«? ■ And he sent t...

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INTERMEDIATE PASSES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

INTERMEDIATE PASSES The lollowing have passed the Intermediate Byaminatton. This pass entitles them to free tuition in a State High School:— L. £. Anderson, K. J. Beitz, C. 11. Brinuin, J'j. D. UoJ-iulU, J. P. i'lovver, K. W. Green, 11. 13. Urigson, K. S. HauL)t, A. J. Holley, P. T. Lines, D. N. Lynch, B. J. Malouu, B. D. Matchett, B. L." McLennan, N. P. O'Neill, B. A. Phillips, A. D. Pitman, R. \V. Beardon, 1). A. Booker, C. B. 8clio£e, I. Scheie, G. J. Stein, G. M. Stein,' B. L. Sutton, C. L. Vickery, B. H. Wnlmsley, B. J. Whip, M. E. Wil liamson.

Publication Title: Western Star
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EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

jglHyflftlA ¥. Tilt proprietors and stait of liie Western Star extend with this issue to the people ot Koma and the surrounding district, their wishes for a really merry Cbristmas and a happy and prosperous New Year. I'o-iaoirow is tlie anniversary of the birth oil eartli of Christ, tile most important single event in the history of mankind. Su opochul wub il, bu trouiuuduub tlie chain ol' uveiilu linked with it, tlittt all history itself has fallen into two distinct sections, uud man's achieve ments ur« dated from whether ho lived Before Cluial, or After CUrist, iu (.Uo Year of our Lord. But the occasion of His birth, like the birth of the humblest anions us, always has been and always will be a time for sheer rejoicing. We celebrate the promised redemption, tliu mystery ui' motherhood, the iniinite wouder of the newly_ born, the dedication of the family group as the sacred social unit—all in a birthday. It is the season of peace and goodwill—a season at times regrettably sliort-li...

Publication Title: Western Star
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SIR SAMUEL GRIFFITH'S BRILLIANT CAREER [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

SIR SAMUEL GRIFFITH'S BRILLIANT CAREER (By a Spccial Correspondent) Through Sir Samuel Griffith, Queensland made a notable contri bution to the building of Austra I lia's national edifice. Both as statesman and jurist his achieve ments ranted among the foremost of those in the history of state and Commonwealth development. Of t lie many men wild have emerged from (lie legal profession to take their I places ill the legislative sphere of Aus tralia, few have ^r;iijirtj greater diw tiurtum. 'J'lie '.'1 years in wliii-h lie served in the Queensland Parliament constituted :i pei-ioil of noteworthy legislative aehiet enient due i rr a large tit easure (" (he sagacity. industn'nusiiess and thoroughness wlii.-li he displayed in the discharge n1 1 lie MinUtei'i:1,! duties. On Kovcmhei- J. 3871. at (he age of Samuel (.'liflitli entered tli,. legis lative Assembly us member fi/r Kast Moretun. It was not long before his outstanding capabilities were recog nised, and 2874 he was appointed At to...

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CITY FATHERS WERE A.W.I. NO QUORUM AT COUNCIL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 24 December 1948

I CITY FATHERS WERE A.W1: NO QUORUM AT COUNQL MEETING I0r the first time In three yean the Soma Town Council was with out a quorum when its monthly meeting opened last Friday night. A delegation from tjbe Soma Swim ming Association to protest against the council's refusal to grant monthly baths swimming passes was heard by jfuly. the Mayor (Aid. Koy), and three matter before the finance committee in January.. (Legal number for a quorum is five.) Arrival of Aid. Crawford at 8.30 p-m. enabled the meeting to open. He, however, was only able to stay for 10 minutes, because of business reasons and left after assisting to pass two water board resolutions. By then, however, the deputy mayor (Aid. W. D. Wright), who had been delayed returning from the country, had arrived, enabling the meeting to carry on. Aldoi'incn present at that stage, after a move to have the meeting'transferred to Monday was defeated, were: Aid. JKoy, W. Audersou, A. Anderson, J. Clarke and W. Wright - They proceeded ...

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