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Orange Blossoms. DOUBLE WEDDING. (From our Lockyer Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Orange Blossoms. S DOUBLE WEDDING. :(From 'ur Lci'yer. Core.spdeint) -'A very pretty 'duble. wedding celebrated in the-drawn g-oom A-ti . ,EX Woodall's. residenoe; "irdley ,rk West on ..Wednesday, the. 30th .of. De scembet' :the fiset contractiiug' party; bcing MrAto 'Steffesson, ;a slion Uo' Mr. Neils Steffenson, bof Denmak; anr' Miss 'LiUie Wood.sali 'eldest: dauglite:poif Mr. Enos Woodnll, ol aidley Creek West. -~be other persons to. Leu:: ited' in the holy bonds of matrimony were! Mr. Albert ' Woodall, scond. son of. Mr. Enos Woodall,:.ind MissL Say Bd- ick, eldest daubter' of t. Joiihn Badd" rick, o.f L: idley Creek West?--he sale-' brant was the yev. A. G.4Sniitb, of. the Laidley Mtthodist ;Church. '.sss 'Woodall vWes given fawayb.1y l v-retby,' and, ese was attired in a costume of navy-bide. sik. voile, .tiinnied' - withi glace silk. lThe front of t-ie Ibodice was mnde 'pf crepm la'ce M' iisertion,; with pale bue :lacee and ta'ssels,' and A epaulettes of . ilace silk, the':.....
Thrilling Balloon Adventure. ADRIFT IN THE NORTH SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Thrilling Balloon Adve nture. --- -, ADRIFT IN THE NORTH SEA. In the Inst Gordosrls;inetit a rial race, the ocdupants of th?' Buslcy bal loon narrowly escaped death rby drown. inz, and were rrscuird'.in a smsationsil mae ser. rhe' Busley, after nscending at Berlin on Octos?wr 11, was carried di tlreetl, oastswari-ds, and 'then soutlh-westwards, tl'hei lbal? ag,-al in a north-westerly iirection. Topsends midnight o lion day the aeronauts fouid thecy were passinsg over IHaniurg in the direction of the opein sea. They had stil 17 baigs of Imliast, osid had not lost much gAs, anss .a rapid calculation .convinced Dr. Ni:-meyer-r and Herr Hiedeomnnn tshat the?y would lie able to sail across the North Sen and remch the EIglish coast in Yorkshlire. hTstcad of luistily land in, they dlibierately proceacad soa wmrds, ' passinr over Curhanvewn at a .i."C l "f ,wrlI 4)0 iil'es o hour. .The e..lalrons hel1:I vnl a .r-',urs.' w,"st l·i north-' west for several hours. Suddenly the ind ver anm drov...
STANNARY HILLS STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
SPANN"Atr BIIAA LTS hKL s 'The Cernntsaioheraot P Ie4e,.", aibidM `t_ has recei'PI a tclegnmi erondin Ioliei i at Slinrnry] elJ, setaennigrti Ijt tJin± men employmni ai n enh0'4j7 oe, 14ieAt , nary ]kidls nmlaopnny em eon. euikei 7fpe, teer ieours. The rnD in o ds 1in,,,iehw oti to give dn. The mInm 'emn.in aind no .trouble 4a eastiidd.ed' ,4
FIGHTING THE FLAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
FIGI?HING TRE FLAIES. A deterliment ftram the Metropolicam l~'ie Brigade confined their attention to the .funrice-like blaze in tie, back pmsunises, and Inter on a steam ftin engine was cost over and worked from Stanley-streat. At first thte ireman "mind great difficulty in pouring streains of water through the closeAy barned nilidowas, which also were co cered with netting. ,This latter way broken down without pinuch difficultyu slut the firenmenl were unable to wither stand the blaze and heat sufficiently long to permit of their breaking downi tihe ironwork. Eventually the heavy doors lending to Water-street were forced open, and then the firemen com-1 m:nced, inch by inch, to gain stand ing room inside the building. From Ibe thie that the first hose was turn ed on the building the superintendent realised that the most which he could expect to do was to confine the out break within the brick walls. He suc ceeded in doing so, and the firemen deserve credit for tihe mamner in which ...
THE IPSWICH CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
TIE 1PSWICI CNhIETERM. Ttle ~uMsnu m'1ee.ting at l'h trustees o',. the Ipwich cl untery ,was ~idt? Messrs. IHughes and Coamern's caroobn yesterday afternoon. TIhere a?r'e presen -Ald. F. Golhby (Chalieen) h·id a!Mesrs. W. Tathamm, .1. F. Gidmore, J. Wiegemd, and C. C. Caanernot. (uecmotar). It W44 luhtinated tulat in t?le course of the year a elelphonue hand hbeasi srsta?,ed at the reosdklan of tie casetaker. Ald. Glolly was rrelertel COlmirnatn for the ensuing year, anrd otllr is tirones train suchte wso of a rouli e character.
SCENE THIS MORNING. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
SCENE THilS IOIRNINd. The scene at the stores this mcrnigfl was a pitiable sight. What was thi splendidly stocked front shop, was a h1ap of smouldering smoking ruins. aater was lying on the floors Gin in depth in plaies, and hardwood hoards had hien placed across the floors to permit the liuen;in and police to walk across w\ithout havi?e toi step througlf the water. 'ThI front shop -and the oflice ri ally were damaged moreo by wacter than tby fire, but this, of course, ,a(s etrrIssrt-v, to check the cerush of the bla1e. In the grocery department thousands cf packets of sodden tea sere piled up in frightful confusion, amids-t burst osxes of butter, smolaiun half-roasi:c hamia and the thousLand |n.l one comonncdities which are to be found i, a stpi- like tMessrs. T. and J. Heoaslop's hald slen. Gangs of work men wi't enae?ed to shovel away the tns upn n tons of ruined goods, chare coal. and charr.d I: eams so as to 1.L Ib, li',IUn sdireet their hoses oin I the -anoki ii flo 1i.s ,l- r...
THE INSURANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
THE ILNSURARCES, The firm's establithOit .was' :a`f c heavily insured in the New Z2llidnI) Insurance Odmpany, Limedit, 'but, already stated, the amount whtiib. be paid over only represents a aW portion of the loss which msoAt ?i? '. low. ,The building, which was .own?b? Jy Mr. James Heaslop, was insured for." £4000 and the fittings and fxitu? s ? £350. The stodk was iDBuoed O £19,000 in the namre of Mesre. J: in_ T. Reaslop, and the furniturei ast railway for £350. The' total"' insýu,-:" ance was £23,600. It is.. t. too much 'o estimate that the totibl d .?ai ages apart from loss of trade, ?';~ ~ exceed £30,000. .
CLEARING AWAY THE DEBRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
,CLEARING AWAY THE/DE The fire in lIessrs. J. and '. lop's buildings in Stanley-rW Brisbane, wae still burning' tius noon. Looking . froin 'tesu hills, there appeared to-be 'dim' of smoke settea over that-, the city. a?ndthiss dIue. clouds :of smoke 'wshich fisa's suing throughoiuttie dayA I ay! neath the tons of debris8iI the ground is sti.wn..' "a. 3 noon, whilst the flreea i hurried luncheon, It hi z is ko in many plrcep in ' 'leme here and there a le)if lne upwards and burined. 'bhitrfly seconds, till, they '·r:. streams of water. The ntV timlbr and ruined goop dp w smouldering onA the floors ii difficult for the firemnl to queztei flames and hot charcoal whiil peath. .Already tons of have been removed, and , tons must ibe handlec b.eforp the ,irosn can leave the old ruined bu ._ . '_ _ 's:_
TOOGOOLAWAH ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
TOfOG(;)OO.AWAll I TEII. Writing uidelTr y.tenday's date ?olr Tooeglaatl,h clrelpllodllenlt lv"y:-Th"e holidays ptea.d of here very quitetily. ' IlMost if thl peonllri i+arble (tan recelelotn of lhri N'inui.s Day fatllinte oe i .rith?y). tol g, t atniy afor tiir iiayes. Tin saulna Itapnlilanld o ? SeeN Year also. 'Ilie indy e ,onets o t "at dlay were a pieicni aend crickl4 llatllh ut ('rrislt+iwok. e?I to Inah a ; cmodly eull aor I ",\l .11 ,ls.-nt tal It. enjoy tJlinueilt?i\.e, tihileend ii wial ltdi?g. 1:n the shadie.-Ti lilaniy frie?ds of Miss I.8lsijlht hCi elnna i, lwho nasatly net withi a serious aocaidreti, will be pleaswt l to h?nar that h' w-ll It able to htvt.v the hospital i n l mint an wnek, whil lu .gr n ll to hnaf st.IIn1se, ,for I ?,i allh, a, thtn ,ing vaill. alpe will proc.d to "Tentlr?ti?ld for lien ?e?t nt tdhe suaullI"r mnlthi Its,--Ir. 1l't?onnell . o ('rs?hilllrok, hls lllllpl lrhansel ?U stllud H|,re r-ds atl. IDlll.ulnthitUl. aiit)t eltll)l ?om'.en ill) ctwa ...
IRREGULAR TREASURY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
IRREmr IAR TREASURY NOTE . It is understood that some rouble is likely to arise with respect to the refusal of thie (iovernmeut to honour on presentation any Treasury notes, forming part of tho? e stolen in trans mission from London to Brisbano a few months ago. These,have no. asu yet bern detected largely in oirdula tion, hut of -late 'they ase comning to hand in greater lnunbers,, and, sihat is worse for the banks, in the form of forgeries, the sigatumres of Trl'uas ury officials having.lboen inmitited, pro bably by photographic process, so exactly as to be impossible of de tection un'ress by ' the number. Until lately the notes were circulated un signed, and bank tellers could con sequently with?out an unreasonable de mand ppon their vigilance ire raquirod to reject' or inipouad such notes as unlawfully in cireulsation, But now the notes presented are complete in every respect, on Government paper, of Gov ernmpent design, Gos?s?nuenrt numbers, and the signatures of Government of ...
LAST NIGHT'S "CONTINENTAL." [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
LAST NIGHT'S " CONTINMSTALH. There was on exceedimgly lawS e.tan daince of poatrons ut a furlier "cotinena tol" promt?d .y Mr. rhknward arro on lthu North Ipswich crnietL resve, ~tk niit. An exceptionilly good d.progsiaf e ans suitnlAitoJ, and it evok?l. Ittulttt tokens of nppypoiaaton. Thse , picturs, hicrh were of a. poricularly 4highj dard, formed the chid . part of at ?0'i "bill of tare." They were an'.ec?l.ant .aiiinty-humnou , poatos, .mt soh?-, Ibeing aJl well repreanted. .-'"Moe Dreamn" was a pot;ietec flinm.tw at'b A)i' pearad to miot with conider. ',".;M ' rour,. while f The Artist's a, Ntg l" .., " Our Village Holds ýa Macm(on " Safety Suit for Skate"rs', 0l0H1e arrelled Suicide" . and ".. Tho'. "Dt Snatcher." caused uncontrowlltahil ni. A. picture reprtoinag Ialian .44ol4l training was, fron a ses t'ic t' vipw, vtry atttOtive. Titu d a-t o r were tastefully sung liy Mr. ,Pbiar Harris, Waho possesses a a. toiatoti sri' of good quality' ; and selte'tdoAa Sldi t tcdantl mtf...
GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
GOVERNMflA T 1 9AVNGS D]A~d$.'k Fos.swrisgis is a .retiris 4 spritissiQit: the Gv&ncriot 'Sat'ing' Bank '. tsw;4i d lsswidt of Dcceisaer.1 7'iqo- N Dousai o3Sýs 'and rsopscd. d287, counats cloiisl 8185 i ae inetrea s ' faijer ofacessotms, `6 ssslhs posi 05.85.; asssstuwr ,'et; 'dfmad ss 1 :82 toWaA'ueisn desposhttcd . Os 7d.' toa"l], Sn wits whtdls~i Ws'6 lz interrt .,5s, 5 closes 'accnivst ' &5 is Jt;jt SAisOsot to Shes ,e· t 'of iB47 depssitota os the .:ls at I)ecbwshsbs £6,004;442 ils.'2d siemouni tos of 104,926 0 dsepshtrs. as, f;:lse '.+ vsmbsr. 1908, £6;050O0'O; sf*id rease fsss' i's"ssnossi :sh sber: 9I6S' - .-? I j
An Unlucky Town. CYCLONE AT BLAYNEY. ROAR HEARD A MILE AWAY. SHOW-GROUND BUILDINGS WRECKED. BUSINESS PREMISES DAMAGED. Sydney, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
An Un'ucky Town. `ik .: CYCLJNE AT BkItYNEY. a'" ROAR HEARlD A MILE AWAY.' SiHOW-GRIOUND BUILDINGS WRECKED. ' BUSINESS PREMISES DAMAGED.: (DBy Telegraphb'rom Our Correspondent)' Sydney, January, . A windstorm of a cyclbtric charactor' was, twday, responsible for e4nsederable' destruction of town property at Bleyney ., Time weather had 'bean very opprssLve' during the day, a strong, hot wind fill ing the ttt.nosphere ;wit dust . Indu thee ' olaTrnoon a thoderetoron worked up, and; the owind inleoased in violence. After a few drops of rain the storm carme with a roar, eccoltpan?ied ,by the crash of fall ing buildeiegsn Fortunately, he storih could be hoeand coming for fully a mile, and essidelts were enableo to take cover, wduich accounted for the almost ccrtain abstnao' Qf injuries. 'Approachlng ft"h, town lt?s wired srumed to divide, one part striking blto west ant( t!he other the ealt fil tilm towne . Several valuable. Ibllildilgs lin ltho sho-grounsd tone wreck-" tl. The tpoultry ...
Pastoral Employers' Association. PRESENTATION TO MR. JOHN CAMERON. Brisbane, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Pastoral EniployerS' Asg sociation. - . RnESEK'TATION 'TO MR. JO3 j CAMERON. (Dy Telegraph (rom Our Correspondet 'Brijsf)net. January '5 Al a meelting of thle Pusolnral EumpNluJr ers' Associationn helid in u'Briane uflternoon. lMr. Johnu Coulenrel, late P~q-' sidemt of thu Asociriatiou., U7aa s pisB \i o I ti'iutlfulillfy foulud niladdrs in r c,gj.utiin' oif tls orevicrs tI lo e sBs.O-,0 ciAtion. · ,1 I. r . A . W. iitinhdt"am, the new Pr-. hidelnt, occupied the crhlir. AIMuonlyo Bul.o Ipresent wore the Hoil. .Tolm i.ic eo ea (slrpens.tee er t il As-nelmly)l, tie Hon. 'j 'lrilp. alnd any t'er -promineiiet boustl-' teens i0n atl nnit'eoltru W the AssmBldy ~Ir. Wditlinllhaein. iln lmakiig the pre cItol.ioti, eoid,' that dernineg ITr. Camer eu i's 1 yeares in t l presiIdeiytiiW chair, :e had cviI re done lii dutiy and endawl oredl It f'orwalnd the itArktm ts of the as-: so,(ivtiinI. nlI ar n imark of stponthtyh ' hod proparl an addreso. wtsiet siti.:o l I;y 20'1 in l rs. '' . Tlhe Iene...
COMMERCIAL. "Queensland Times" Office, Tuesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
O: 0MMERCIAL. "Queensland Times" Office, " Tuesday Afiernoon. Mesrae. Siemon and Sous, ptodIuce Uwr :hanlts rep rt that maite.has con ad ?"?ured ol 4s Pd 1,er hnshel. abld luceret :ehaffto'from £4 1]5s o F£. The fllowing 'eere the tates paid by that firm to-day : - 3, Famase PatcuP.' . Maize.--Prime, 44 id per bushel SChat-Mixed, prime (tucerne-bags and S ales in), £8 1Ts to £4 5e per ton ; In-' aer . e-prime (bags and bales it), £4 16s to £5 per ten Potatoes-ro quotation -Ol.ob m--No quotation -gge- 9d per aoszen nen--2e 3d per pair E8s tosaad per pair icka.Eiglish, mper pairs 4tusoovy, 'seddto 8s 9dper pair Money-ld to 2d per Ib swar-la to ls Ed per lb
Commonwealth Rolls ON A NEW BASIS. WORK NEARLY COMPLETED. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Commonwealth Rolls ON A NEW BASIS. WOlrK NEARLY COMPLETED. For sertral mionlths thle Coimmnonwoalth Elnctoral Offlce hlis be~n en gaged in tbel (prpnration of iunw Cominnuolwtalu.li elec tollul rolls. 'qlx.h r'oils xy'l hi.n plre puaod ana prittlat on ola earirtirly iwW priqnclelP. Each Comnmolnwe'ltHi lhwtoranl dirision ihas ,been dlivided itito a noeries of tuoW(Lvioiono, l it U hoimtudr'io'$ of wnhicl coitlcid, as neatrly as liracticnale willth 1a1 existing State electoral ?iunoalndtrisi. A iproclainuxotoi t1 lle t?1iowr?Or-mnin*altl-it Couoicil was w iSiieip rfectrly biv'irg el"Tct toI Ilht4e subdivisitsn. whiolh \-ill iuomr into forc aI s soolnt on 4v inw rolls ltive 'ittn priiid. eot l'litnin ore nine Volloiiittuttlli" r1 l ktor'll divinions, which ltt\.e .oitm dmividot intlo 1.,5 siullxliviioi ns. ltitholrt th-l ('l, -. monwPallth rolls h1vte lonn pritibli at- cortding Ito lmdl'il?t-pla?osi-tlhl is to .sny, thle eruons ws m'ap re likely to volo atL I piollinl?-pilh' ' vero gr...
Queensland Teachers' Union. ANNUAL CONFERENCE. OPENED BY MR. J. D. STORY. NEW SCHEME OF SALARIES. GRADING OF PROVISIONAL SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Queenslind Teachers' Uniion. ANNUAL CONFIIRENCE. OPENIED BY RIt: J.. 1). STORY. NEW SCHEME OF SALARIES. GRADING OF PROVISIONAL SCHOOLS. The twenty'-first arnual conferance of the Queensland Teaclwrs' Union (says yesterday's "Observer") was opared this morning, in the Brisbane Terh nical College, Ann-street, Mr. John Mforris (president) in the chair. There was a large attendance of delegates. Those on lin 'platform included : Messrs. J. D. Story (Ulnder-Secretary for Education), J. Crellin (vice-presi dent), J. Wagner (hod. secretary). 'Ihe West Moreton delegates to the conference were M?ssrs. P. J. Griffin and J. P. Carter, and Locikyer was represented by Miss Forsythe and. Mr. W. H. Pimalort. Mr. A. B.' Spencer, now of the Harrisvillec district, acted as delegate for North Queensland. The. Presidenrt, in wslcomisgr Ar. Story to the conference said lie thought the departmrent showed wis donr in oflficially recogeising, the Teach-' ers' Union, and' it was i pleasure to hill that many...
Inter-State Cricket. QUEENSLAND V. NEW SOUTH WALES. QUEENSLAND DOING WELL. PLAY STOPPED BY RAIN. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) Sydney, January 5, 3.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Queensland Times — 6 January 1909
Inter-State Cricket. QURENSLAND V. NEW SOUTIH WALES. QUEENSLAND DOING WELL. PLAY STOPPED BY RAIN. tily Telegraph from Our Cnrresporndent.) Sydney, January 5, 3.15 p.m. The cricket match b'etween Queens land and New South Wales was resum ed tlhis morning, in the presence of a good attendance of spectators. Queens lapd resumed their second irmings, re quirng 183 runs to win ith 6 wickets in hand. The not-outs, Evans andl Hayes, resumed the defence.? Evansi was disnmised, after hnving' scored 54 by splendid cricket. Redgrave did not do much; when ie had: scored 5 a ball from Kelleway found its way to his wicket. Tho score was taken to 234 for the loss of 6 wickets, when play was stopped by a4heavy down pour of rain. Later. 'Heavy rain fell at 1.15 p.m., and play had to be suspended for the day. The following are th:.scores: NEW SOUTH WALES.-First Inninge.' Bubb, c. Hutcheon, b. Redgrave ..... 48 ,Reid. e. cM-I n', b. Sipson ....... 38 White, c. I'Laren, b. Redgao ..... .21 Nicholls, b....