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LAND SETTLEMENT. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
IiAXD SETTLEJIEÎÎT. J11USBA.VE, Thursday. To-day thc Minister for Lands said that-a number of applications for groups were being made, especially for thc Atherton scrub funds. An area is being designed for selection, but Mr, Barnes said that others would be quickly surveyed. The Government, he added, are fully alive to the necessity for pushing on with the preparaticn of plans of thc por- tions for settlement as quickly as possible. It is understood that several let- ters have been received from Mr. Pulsford and other agents inquiring what would be the policy of the Philp Government in the future with regard to land agents. Tho matter will shortly be discussed by the Cab- inet.
A QUARRY SITE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
* ^QUARRY SWE^, ? Yesterday morning fche Chairman oí the Cairns Harbor Board "àccbm jrtinied by " the: engineers of ; thy Town Council ' and ¡the Harbor Board, and Mr. Hall (Secretary) proceeded to False Capp-with a view to ascertaining the , possibility di "the establishment of a quarry- site there. It ls understood a suitable spot was discovered, and the matter .will be laid before the next meeting . of the Harbor Board.
ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
ARRIVALS. "Dec. 5, Wodonga, Captain J. E. Meaburn from Melbourne. Passengers: -Mesdames E. P. Grenier, C. H. Jo- nes, H. H. Yuill, Rollston, Misses E. Jones, Shearan. Consadinc; Messrs G. Barnett, W. Webb, Boucher, R. Pep- percorn, H. H. Yuill, N. Tutin, Whaite hall, H. J. Donovan, R. J. Hand, On Lee, J, Wiltshire, Sanders, and 38 ip the . steerage. A.U.S.îî. Co. Ltd., Agents.
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
SHIPPING. MOVEMENTS. Boras Philp & Co. Ltd., Agents. . Kuranda, from Townsville via ports is due here every Tuesday afternoon, leaves for Port Douglas same after- noon, returning Tuesday night and leaving on Wednesday morning, on thc return. ?.' Wodonga from Melbourne to Cook- town/ Tia ports left herc last nígni und arriver! jut her destination to- day. Eastern (E. & A. Co.) from Hong- kong en route to Melbourne, is due at Cairns on 14th December. Empire (E. & A.) for Hongkong via ports, leaves Cairns on the 10th December. Moldavia (P. & O.), for London vin Plymouth, leaves Sydney at neon on December 7, Nikko Maru (N.Y.K.) for Japan leaves Townsville om December 9. Kumano Maru (N.Y.K.) from Ja- pan, en route to Melbourne, leaves Townsville December 13. Moresby (B.P. Line) for Sydney via New Guinea 'and Sdlomin Is- lands, leaves Cooktown on December 7th. Airlie (B.P. Line) for Singapore via ports, leaves Cairns on Decem- ber 6. Aorangi (A. & A...
N.S. WALES REPS. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
K.S. WALKS REl'S. SYDNEY, Thursday. Thc following team has been select- ed to represent New South Wales against South 'Australia in the match t oñnncñsing on Friday:-Noble, Trum lipr.^Búff, Carter, maxland, K. L. . Waddy, Hollins, Diamond, Johnston, Kellawny nnd . Whiddon, with Kick« «¡on as twelfth mah.
The King of the Roast. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
The King of the Roast. Let oilier fowls each weok appear, One only rules each closing year ; We hail him, as we drink the toast King Goose, who rules thc roost and roast. 'Hie Christmas goose docs not differ from any other goose, except in regard to the time it reaches thc executioner. Tho goose in Germany is an important national asset, and . a l uge trade is done in the exportation of geese to Russia, which eats them in prefer- ence to any other bird of the barnyard. Every nation joins iss-'.e on the question of a gnose-infected palate at Christmas, the Eng- lish no less than any other, and we of the/ gtates av.d colonies join in the procession aa a matter of savoury duty. It has often puzzled thc thoughtful why a simpleton ia called an ass, since an ass is among the most sagacious of four-footed creatures ; and similarly it has worried them to know why a foolish person is called a goose, seeing that it occupies a like exalted position among the feathered bipeds. In any case, how ...
BOY'S TRAGIC DEATH. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
BOY'S TRAGIC DEATH, BRISBANE, Thursday. Early this morring thc mangled re- mains of a boy named Fielder, aged 10 years, were found on thc railway linc near Pinkenba- The boy loft home Qn Wlednesduy evening with the intention of meeting his father who was employed ut the meatworks and was seen walking along tho line. It is surmised that he . was suddenly rvertaken by a train and was «nublo to escape, DRYDEN'S FAMOUS EMBROCA- TION far RHEUMATISM.
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. ST. GEORGE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
mCSTltUCXlVE FIRE, ST. UEOKUE, Thursday. A fire causing great destruction occurred at The Terrace, St. George, last night. The following promises were destroyed :- Airs. Sheridan's oukery ¿ White, draper ; Leo Gun, rftortixcepcr ; the VUeacon'* nowspa l>es ollice, and Cummins & Co., auc- tioneers. The lire was only preven- ted from spreading by partly demol- ishing auother building. The loss is partly covered by insurance.. The damage is estimated at £3000A
THE "WORKER" ON THE "RATS." BRISBANE, Last night. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
THE ?ïWORKEH" ON THE ."BATS'.' BRISBANE, Last night. ¡ This week's issue of the Labor pr-, gan, the "Worker," says that w th thc object cf saving their own poli- tical skins the Labor Bats ure1 busy circulating false reports that a. com- pact has; been entered into between the Laboi party and Mr. Kidston.. . The ' Worker" says : "¡No compact whatsoever has been entered into by", the Executive with any other, party. Each local -organisation is therefore free to determine itp, own course , of action in respect iq the contesting oi seats."-... The Labor .organ goes, on to, say. that Labor candidates will oppose Kerr for the Barcoo, Kenna for Bo- wen, Bankin for Burrum, Jackson' for Kennedy, and any other seats they may think fit. Nothing has beçn .decided by the Executive regarding the other scats hut it is to be hoped that every Labor "Rat will bo oppps cd. The article further says that al! the Labor rats ure Kidstonitcs, ana asks can such men, if elected by La- bor's help, bo depende...
MEETING OF CREDITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
MEETING- OF CREDITORS. . A meeting, of creditors in tho estate of A.. Bernie Bell, of Hambledon, cane farmer, was held yesterday at the office- of Messrs , ; MacDonnell, Henchman: & Hannam;' solicitors. Creditors " to the; extent of 'about £1200 were. represented. Mr. r. Pease was, in the chair. The follow- ing resolutions were carried :- (1) That the estate be wound up in liqui- dation and not in insolvency. t2) That the report of the receiver (¡Mi*. Lionel Draper be adopted. (3) That Mr. Lionel Draper be appointed trus eee. (4) That Mr. M. Boland bo a committee of inspection. (5), That Messrs MacDonnell, Henchman . & Hannam be entrusted with'thc regis- tration of-the resolutions.
THE BISHOP'S MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
1* THE BISHOP'S'?'MOVEMENTS¿ ? Tho r Bishop pf North .Queensland, Dr: Frodsham," accompanied hy Mrs Frcdshani, leaves Sydney hy tho Ville dc la Oiotat on Monday, -Dec 30, for England to attend ' thc Lam- beth Conference. During his absence he has left the supervision of dioce- san affairs to a commission consist- ing of Archdeacon Campbell,* Canon F. Williams, Canon Graham, Canon Vance, and Canon .Walter Williams. All private letters .for the bishop should be addressed to him at "'Church House, Westminster, Lon- don, S.W."Í and any diocesan com- munication requiring immediate at- tention should be sent to Archdeacon Campbell, Cairns. Tho' ordinary bus- iness of tho registry will bc under- taken as usual by the diocesan secre- tary, Mr. H. B, Marks.
MR. PHILP SPEAKS. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
MK. PHILP SPEAKS» BRISBANE, UhursUay. Mr. rhJlp to-day said Iiis -Ministry had been twitted by Mr. Kidston with" being, a '.Queen Street Minis- try,"'but he (Mr. Philp) had suinci eut confidence in the people of Queen- sland to Know that they did not share in that view. A large porti0n of his' life had been spent in Sörth Queensland, and it was scarcely nec essttry for him to state that his in t/erests in : : tho .&lt;iLsvoli«i>inont- auA _ytel fare of. North Queensland was. jus.t as strong ás'ever.' ' .".?'.;'.;-,>"'. Mt. Philp urged upon all his sup- porters' tfiè; necessity for organisation and giving a solid vote. He ex- pressed a hope that every man , and woman who regarded Socialism as a j peril would, record .their votes, at .the] forthcoming elections. Ho said he j could not too strongly, emphasises the | fact that every vote given to tho Kidston party meant a voto given to tho Labor party. The Premier also pointed 'ou,t that his Ministry were men'of mature ex-...
A BLAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
A BLAZE. Some excitement ' was caused, ir. town last evening, " shortly, tbefore eleven o'clock by the continued ring- ing of .the fu-elicll. It ^RRcars that some cases were discovered alight at thc rear of Mr. J. L. jean's premises and the buildings adjacent were in risk of catching fire. Thc full stren- gth of the Fire Brigade turned out with remarkable promptitude, tut on. arrival found that their services were .not required, the blaze having been extinguished. How the cases became ignited is a mystery.
CAIRNS SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
CAIRNS SCHOOL COMMITTEE. A meeting of the Cairns State School Committee was held lost niffht jn the school room. There were present : Messrs C. McKenzie (Chairman), W. Boden, R. H. Med lock, G. E. Bremner, J. Ross, und P. Barrett (Head Teacher^ Amon- gst the correspondence was a letter ¡'rom' thc Citizens Band stating that they would play outside the Shire Hall on thc occasion of the enter- tainment to be given in aid of tho Museum fund by the ship's company of H.M.S. Funtome. Also a letter from Mr. C. Lilley stating that he would donate a gold medal to class VI for best written work, a silver ?neda! to Class IV, and a sihrr medal to Class HI. A letter was also received from Messrs Craig and Whittick stating that they would donate a special prize ot 10/G. As these prizes will be awarded in .lune next it will have n tendency to make tho competitors take an interest in their work for a lengthened period. The Secretary reported Ahat the Fun tome's ship's company were practis- ing for t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
FURNITURE Best Quality ! BEDSTEADS. In endless designs, cither Foui poster or Half Tester, 4ft. Gin., 3ft. 6in., 3ft., and 2ft. 6in. MATTHE S SE S_ Of every size, Kapoc or Fibre. either in wire, My new premises, 33ft. by 160ft., ore' fully stocked with every re- quisite necessary'for a well. furnished house. Newest Designs ! SILKY-OAK, CEDAR AND PINE Bedroom Suites, Wardrobes, Chests ot Drawers, Duchess Chests, Toilet Tablesi Washstands, and Side- boards. Lowest Prices ! BAMBOO AND PITH SUITES, WICKER WARE. RATTAN CHAIRS v AND LOUNGES. My selection is good. Inspect for yourself. , BAMBOO BLINDS : In ali sizes. CROCKERY and GLASSWARE : At Bedrock prices. TOILET SETS.-A Speciality. IJNOLEUMS. MATTINGS & RUGS. for Quotations. KITCHEN WARE, ENAMEL WARE. TUBS, BUCKETS & BRUSHWARE. STOVES. CUTLERY and E.P. WARE. SADDLERY & HARNESS. SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, stocked when procurab.e. DISCOUNT, given off -current prices for complete furnishing orders. Colonial .Wire Couc...
AN ILLEGAL PASSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
AN ILLEGAL PASSAGE. At thc Townsville Police Court on Monday last n mannamed Jesse Ari- , dison, on^ remand, was charged with having obtained, an illegal' passage from Cairns to Townsville by the innamincka-. A telegram was received' from thc Cairns police to the effect that .defendant' did not bear what could he termed a good character. The ilenirh inflicted a fine jot &\, ¡and ordered that thc cost of the" passage 17/0 with £1 ls professional costs, lie also paid, in default of sufficient distress1 one month's1 imprisonment.
CORRESPONDENCE WOOTHAKATA ELECTION. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 6 December 1907
DESPONDENCE WOOTHAKATA ELECTION. (To thc Editor)^ Sir,-I saw in a recent issue of a back country paper that Mr. Woods would not be opposed at the coming election. Is it not rather soon to be so positive, or is it a- piece of bluff? Short as the time is since last elec- tion, things have so changed thjat the majority that polled for Mr. Woods are of little or no significance. At that time there was a boom on, and hundreds of strangers were ar- riving from all parts. Mr. Woods saw all this, hastened to the dis- trict, improved thc shining hour by running round among them, collect- ing the names and duly placing them 'on the roll. It was as good as a play to watch Mick amongst a crowd ot" new-comers. He would pay the grcntest attention to all and sundry, and if some one among them took exception to some statements of his own, Mick would adroitly turn it otï by stating "By dad, you may bc right, I never looked al tho matter Sjefore Irom that point;" or, "Oh, well, hang it, it's dry Twit...