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A Sad Case of Need. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 2 February 1923
A Sad Case of Need. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Saturday morning last John Tobin, of Ilfracombe, labourer, died in the Long- reach hospital (writes an Ilfracombe cor- &nbsp; respondent). He had been ill for some time, but an indomitable spirit helped him to bluff many that he was merely suffer- ing passing malady. Tobin was a man who did not whine. He suffered great physical distress, and also had his financial worries, due to unavoidable periods of idleness, but he kept a stiff upper lip and continued his efforts to obtain work. He succeeded oc- &nbsp; casionally, but his enfeebled constitution could not stand up to anything strenuous. His troubles were kept to himself, and he deserved well of his fellowmen. Death intervened, and now Tobin's widow, and 4 small children (one only a few month's old) are left to face...
DRAFTING COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
. .The draff lng committee: met oh 'Monday . night . and . dëalt with- . the .request bf -- the; Ryan - -brothers, decjlding ... that the latter" should ¿.be informed that. .. they must first' apply; to /the Shamrocks for a clearance, when'the 'mat- ter'".of" their being redrafted woujd ' 'then , be considered; Mr."Gormley was' draft- eed to the Shamrocks. .'- :: ,. . .... ? ' .- " . - - . .. » "
BARCALDINE[?]CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
BARCALDINE XRICÏCET ASSOÇIATlÔiSf. À ''meeting,pf ^t.h'^.Barcal'ätoe- pricket As- ''. sociation /was'held / 31st January, Dr. j. P. C'Hara occupying/ the '-chair.'. / "/..''.//... ///^.....// .?';?"? .'"'';..;" ' . A letter waàî -reçéivedv,/frpm//Mr:¡ R. ; Hartigan re. .the'aates/^ it" . . was decided to , accept/the"y-i5 th /;ándv 16th'' March for/the^ match/at ^a^çaidine. ' ' /. . It. was .also .decided/to:'.Write;',to';Mi\^'Qla's-. son, Secretary of the; Hartigan";tour, and / inform him that' this/ Association" will f til flll its guarantee of £50 towards^ the ex- penses, but under no consideration .will we -' accept any further liability.' /' Mr. £>, Stibbards handed in" £25/10/f to-. wards the Hartiganrtpur guarantee^tcol lected from the .following gentlemen/ir^ Messrs. J. G. Richardson1 £10/10/-, R. Moyse- £10, J. 'Laidlaw £6.-Thje Secretary -was requested to.;.write--and' tlîahk' these gentlemen for, th'eir" very generous /dbna^ tions* it is expected that the-further/£2 5,...
Cooncan Party and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
Coöncan-:Pai*ty- and Dance.. ft A m'ost"' successful Coon can Party and ? dance was held in'-Stv.-Columba's Hall on . fl Friday- "night last," when there wag a'^very' &lt;M good attendance^' The prize winners^were : ? Ladies, Miss Pynè géritlémàn, Mr; .M'Clay.; ;?'" The'dancing was. in,charge of Mr.--MV Cud dy, whilst "the excellent music was , pro- ' ' :já vided by Miss Affoo. The ladies arranging" fl for Mrs. Martin's stall at the forthcoming K. C. bazaar provided a dainty ¿upper. The ? proceeds ¿from this function are, to be-de-' ? voted tq> tlie funds bf -Mrs. Martiñ-'s'stálí: 1
DIGGERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
> iTliè Annual -&lt;3erie¿ál Meeting of ¿the. ^ong- , J rèifqh. Sub-branch of the "R.S.S.I.L.A.- will - be. ibeid jln MásoTiic; February,*, 1923, at" 8 p.m. ;'/:> ":..v r. Businetüs-rrÄdoption of Annual Report ;171 aha Báln.ice Sheet. Election of Officials. . General. . *. - ? ? j ? F. J. MCKEON, ; fl 69 '. ? . Secretary. '/.'"-fl
Longreach Leader FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1923. Local and General An Ilfracombe Case of Need. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
4 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, '?ÍL92S;. . ". ? y Local and Gè^mli --- o : '.-;-w. ? \ . Ail Ilfracombe Gase of Need. " . ¡ITher.fund established for the, relief :o£ Mrs.: Tobin, and hejffour children recently left .fatherless, has been ;fncreasing in ka ?&lt; gratifying manner, considering the trying ? times this, district is passing -through.. The - ....spre'.iclerk wishes it known that any per- ? ./ison ^interested may. inspect 'the list of don- > ; ors, and obtain all the" information possible in connectionv; with tliè fund: ; '
LONGREACH v. BLACKALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
, . LONGREACH v. BLACKALL. : The following: team ha.« been selected -to x-epi-esent Longreach in the Ryan Shield .match versus Blackall, at Blackall .on Sun- day; next :-Messrs. H. A. D: Meares^ S. Smith, J. W. Dowling; HST; S. Moffat, W. M'- j Master,' F. Cory, E.. Ltix'ge, H. B^ Menzies, E. Thorpe. B. Case, and W. Boyd. /Players . t.> n "'reminded*. £lrat the cars will., leave th; Commercial Hotel ot 1.30 p.m. on^a^'urday.
WEATHER FORECAST [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
; ' WEATHER FORECAST. ' r¿ The following forecast was ¡issuedythis ^ morning by the -Weather Bureau for- the'-' ensuing 24 hpurf V x, ; V ; -More or lessj'pl^udyjalong coast with pass- ing showers,, ! scattered thunderstorms be- tween .-.Gulf >iar .south-west and DarHng. ; Downs'.; ? otherwise generally fine. -Cool to . .moderate teinirètature.-'in south-east other- * 'wise" warm t'o,^very 'hot south-easterly' to', easterly windsV". iPaciflc sloqe, .fresh** to strong south- from Townsville, otherwise .chiefly northerly. ¿
LONGREACH v. EVESHAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
. JjQS G REACH v; EVESHAM. > v'The'Vf ollou iug tcntm has qeei. selected ? ' .to*-represent Longreach itu the match, ar rrnged taV-talve^'Plaçiî'. on Sunday next nt U e Show ;CU\oui^ 1 Uani'-vepre^entiivg Ev.yshr.m Station ;-H. iMv^GálIw'éjv^A^^Heat'á.* * '',H.::*-'toón^oya;r- B. t..»nintbe^lVÀ'. *M-"'5rava?e: -J.. M.'-'Durkin' E. Fuller. J»-C*ptj:lohy rjr, Brp.wxv H. Smith, and .-.E. * Gorman, . P. ' Rogérs. twèfth nia ri, F. B.'G'Róurk^ ; ¿felice' at 12 .hpdtî''sîïàr.p.'' v ^' ? W-C. ]. ?/? W
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. ; The following are particulars of regis- trations 0'ihàdè;- àt. the local Post Office for the respective' '24 hours on the idates men-, tioned- : ~-: ' . .. - ? .v ' «.>. Date. \ Rainfall Max.- Min:: Februarys 0 104/ ,69.5 4 -O '. 100.5 - 74. - * 0 , .103".: 74.8^ G ^, o'> "Mitä '? ?? 7S:G : 7 '. *. 0- . ' 1.02.5 69.,;&lt; 8 * - Ó v .108.5^ 71.8' 9 Ô ' 107- M 80
BRISBANE NOTES. LOCAL AUTHORITY TAXATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
\M BRISBANE NOTES. -&lt;; IJOCAL AUTHORITY TAXATION. / ''/.'. ^ . «jicy-J ratepayers are beginning to' wake v . ; r up.-to what is in store for them in the way rv, '.^ô£.;iricreased.. local authority ta^tionvi^'-AVt . "i. couple.-of years ago lt was publicly 'stated .. ' that"when .the full financial weight of" thej - . . sewerage. - scheme- was-, imposed it would-1 ;.: bankrupt the'-óity¿'>: The / then Chief Clerk ; ; . ? of r.'thê - :Homè^Department~Mr. Chuter^- * . ? ' .¡Van*, expert^and^â'.\keém 'student of ' i locar-... > . Government- affairs;: published a .-warning; v . ;. about-. the ^same;;.timé¿;; clearly .. indicating: ithV*&lt; exceeding gravityr'"of"thecpositibnï ;.;but -t . i little heed was'?? given ; at" the /time " to ¿the: ? " ?. ^calamity croakers.-' . But. now/ the^ chickens : . '? are "coming:" home to roost; . Quite; anvin- . *nocent - little notification appearediiin-. the " V r . advertising columns of , the ;newspapers :,re-. i-cently /...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
[ ICE ï ICE! W. TANKS, V BUTCHBRi-----X.OXGREACH, * BEGS /TO -NOTIFY- that, ho Is now prepared /io supply and-deliver v Send ÍQ Edwards, Martin for Electrical Installations ^ and Repairs. A skilled. Electrical Meôhanic iéat yow service to give you practical advice .on everything Electrical. " Ifc we do1 the job it will .'.^;-^.'lj5b^ag'!i;; Job ^o^plefed ' by 'jp*perts -swltb yoor . satisf ac ç tjpn in'm|nd all through :^the pHceçdîngs. . Maintenance1-pf your Electrical Equipments is a speciality" of -ours. -v ^YeFhave a reputation [for honest workmanships maintain, so don't be afraid to give us your Electrical Repair Jobs or buttai- Edrc?^ÂH,Îihumb latiojis. * On enquiry we snail be pleased to go into details.^ '* . " r All classes of Household Electrical Utilities Supplied and installed. ' . OOQOO ! OOOOO OOQOO . . ~-' .&lt; , .? r . . ' . _ . ''..'????!?? -. .? ^ ? : ?: . . ? ?. SJ:: Edwards, Martin, Ltd., BUILDERS and CONTRACTORS, : LONGREACH. ? nHMuiiwii - nwnmn»ni»in.n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
'^'màummiimmiimmummnm^o^mv - iiiiiiii.MM II Wiíw; II -II - II -Vj>y - II - II - II- I -j II M»W««M«WM L. C. Wooldridge & Co., If-'- V ;>v'::U; ?" Limited. . ^.\¡>.:;.;íf'i_:\:-^ j?T~' 7 \ / IMPERIAL HOTEL BUILDINÖ; c¿1 ^ i w Special . Agents ; for- . - ' ' ' '"? ' . .; ;.-Y:r^c 7'>S "JV j' ..s. Agency Ltd., Wool and.Produce.Brokers. ^Qüéenéland TPirusteës Limited. ^ ;",/' 1. Northern Assurance Cxgpany¡c^^^^^^áÉ orgaiiiïs^ the wholë > ; ?v1 ? : oí ^úeenslanid^ I ~~ " Address District Inquiries ; to B^^^ If h» 272, br ¿air^at Ea^ë-street Shavyf T^oo^* r v. '"?...* "VWe supply ^ ^ -.-"J -;.Í;';S > ï ; ?I*'4*0, I Public Curator of Queensland. yV'^ "ipor.spurposcs of safety and probity, it is advisable to appoint the Public Curator V ^ Trustee. If so. desired, some reliable person who'has' I" ", personal. knowledge of your business or affairs, may be appointed - an Advisory' ^wí^füsteie'to'act with the Public Curator. . - ... '.;-. ' v'", Yl'^'"-^' I i-Wills Í m...
RYAN SHIELD FIXTURE. BARCALDINE v. ARAMAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
RYAN SHIELD "pIXTUiiÈ. ^-.BARCALDINE-V.^AHAM'ÀÏG.:\. . This match _,was played nt ' Barcaldine; on Sunday last lind resulted ïnT..à,,yict'ory,';/£pivV: Barcaldine by 87 runs.. Batting '.first. Bär . caldine .compiled,98~Tánnock 33, Dr. . . 0/Hai'a> 20-- a very modei'aite score. Ara«'' .ínaé,, then ,.weht to the wickets but were all put foi 54-King 14, Loch. /ii. Bar- caldine 'declared their risecbiïdj pinnings çlosèd when 7 . wickets had fallen "fpr'""77 . (Cook 6. for ; 50), '&lt;?_ Urqhnrt '25;' leaving Aramac. J^ith' 1Í22 -to win; , ; It . was. a dis- . astrous innings :tor .'.Aramac'7' who were all put for 23/ Duke 14. The bowling of Custance and Wall for- Boreuldine was very -good. ' Aramac .. fielded . excellently. .Lock inking n.'wonderful catch/dismissing Dr. O'Hara, who was" bathing well and Hing taking 4 catches; two .being very difficult Qnes. . ' 1
The Far East. LORD CURZON, INTERVIEWED. IMPORTANT ISSUE FINALISED. LUSANNE, February 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
The Far Easl -r-.- : o : --i-- ?.. LORD CURZON, INTERVIinVE». IMPORTANT ISSUE FINALISED. - LUSANNE, February 7. Before his departure Lord Curzon told the'journalists that all the . important is- sues between Britain and Turkey were finalised and it only remàined to obtain Turkish ácquiesence on points where French-Italian, iqfterests were more dir-» ectly concerned.-Firstly, creation of a. substitute for judicial capitulations and secondly the financial and economic clause of the treaty regarding former Allies and the devised formulas, .which went to the extreme limit of concession regarding the latter. M. Bompard" (the French repre- sentative) offered to further examine the. economic clauses and every apparent ob- stacle was removed, but. at the last mo- ment the Turks recapitulated the exploded formulas regarding Turkey's sovereign in- dependence. "We vainly exhausted every resource and argument"- -(said Lord Ford Curzon) but the Turks remained immovable and it' was clear that for...
France and Germany. FRENCH DEMANDS. STRIKES SPREADING. LONDON, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
Fràiïcë arid Germany. ---;.: O : --r-r- -- FRENCH DEMANDS. STRIKES SPREADING. LONDON,' January""7; .J The ''Daily Chroniclejs*' Dusseldorf cor- respondent states that it has been learnt 'from, reliable sources that Germany has been ' informed that France would evacuate"1 the> Ruhr and' favourably consider' a twp . ?years' moratorium if Germany wrould un- dertake to raise a loan of £825,000,000 and ...pay1 £125,00pi(PgUvtp Francelimmediateiy as reparations. >*VGermany replied thiit the loan was impossible owing; to the financial 'chaos which they claim to be due-to French action. The-strikes throughout the pccupled areas are spreading arid hundreds of thou-, sands-of workers are, idle. "DÜSSELDORF,. February 8. . The French are: determined .to repress the railway sabotage and threaten to im- pose the death penalty on persons found . guilty. ? The troops in the Belgian. zone have been ordered, to. fire on any persons approaching the railways after- the usual militáry chal- lenge...
Rain Predicted. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
i /Ra iii Predicted. A's a result of , a careful study of the sun and solar phenomena, extending over a "number ot years, a correspondent to the" Brisbane "Daily Mall", writes to say that lie expects good rains in Queensland about February, ll, ot 12. He expects suegpots to appear immediately before the first''of. these dates. -
Serious Allegations. N.S.W. LUNACY ROYAL COMMISSION. DR. G. S. THOMPSON'S EVIDENCE. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 February 1923
v ^ Sérions Allegations. ; .. ... - . . . 1 : O ; ? '. NÍS.W. "LUNACY ROYAL COMMISSION. .?.-.f r.. . ' '. " 's V ^DRÍ, G. S. THOMPSON'S EVIDENCE. " - . SYDNEY, Friday.". ? - -Giving: evidence before the Royal Com« . mission inquiring into the working, of the Lunacy Act of N.S.W. Dr. G. S. Thompson ' . alleged that people were forced Into coh . _ veyances, taken to: asylums against their : will. After a perfunctory medical exam > inatlón, 'he alleged * that wholesale ~ com - plaints had been.made about bad treatment - consisting of jumping on patients' chests, 1 sometimes breaking ribs, partial- strang- , fling by . means of a towel around the" throat find' nearly drowning in the T. bath.- Dr, Thompson amdertook to.'1 supply sv.pple- ~ , mentary- evidence. , >-*""'