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A SHORT TALK ON BEING TIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
A SHORT TALK ON BEING TIRED. I Are yous workingman, or a work- ing man or a working woman 1 I don't ¡mean one who is hy classification, or by having been born on the sinister side of certain lines of social clea* age, but solely because you daily do some .ort of real,'honest, sud useful work? Yes t l shake your hand. 1 hope you manage to live by it without overdoing, and that (being «till hearty and healthy) you sonic ti mes find yourself tired, dog-tin d, and hungry as a wolf, with plenty of good feed for supper. Then bey ! for bed and a genuine Bleep of eight hours ; to jump from lied in the morning, both fret cn the Hoot at once. That's the tight kind of "tired" and the heaven-descended brand of rest. It is a blessing in itself, and bears others in its train. But the variety of fatigue so many people are all the time writing Ul atiotit is different. Listen to this one, for instance: "In Septcmler, 1893,' he ssyp, "I was overcome by a fie.inj of langour. I was easily tired uni com...
Public Notice. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Public Notice. IT ia hereby notified for general informa- tion that the undersigned Selector has giren notice of his intention to APPLY for the Certificate of Fulfilment of Conditions, at the Land Court to be held on FRIDAY, the 3rd day of September, 189?. ; A.F.,357: 8. T. Walker, laOae; Sr. I6p. Portion 62 and pariah of Cairns. D. SHEPHERD, Actimr LIM Cammmxmw. = Publio Lud* (Wee, Ckirnt, Aufu* l*b, 1807.
From Our Point of View. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
From Our Point of View. """"_. New South Wales has amended the quarantine BEGUXATIONS. h¿m¡Kly ^ ag [0 exclude such , large runs as Rosebrook, Cork, Llaurheidol and Woodstock, which aro free from ticks, and new restrictions are imposed upon the conveyance of cattle to the southward by sea. These new regu- lations will have ' practically no effect upon the north, as even under the old regulations there was no possibility of I our live «tock reaching the south. The ! only possible way in which northern stock can reach th« southern markets is as chilled meat and with the overlanding restrictions and free ports for dead meat there should be a good demand for such meat in Sydney and Melbourne. Mean- while, pastoralists are wholly dependent upon northern demands for outlet« for their surplus. stock, and the claim for a I reduction of rents is so firmly based on j equity that nothing can upset it. The runs have depreciated in value to an enormous extent owing to causes over which the lesse...
Cairns Turf Club. SHOW RACE MEETING. NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Uirni Torf Clab. SHOW RACíi MEETING., NOMINATIONS. The following nominations were . received liv the Secn-titry of the Cain»« Racing Club (Mr A. J. Draper) for the Show Meeting ti lie held at the1 Mulgrave Rucveonrse on Friday, the' 3rd September:- . HAMBLEDON HANDICAP. NY. Banning'a cb.g. Boko. S. F. Robinson's br.g. Emu. J. F. Parker's b.g. Fitzroy. E. H. Boss's b.ai. Dorothy. V. P. Hide»' b.g. Blue Rock (Ute YVycar bib). 1. E. Fretwcll's br.g. Cobbler. \V. Matthews' br.g. Destitute. Ernest Sue's br.h. Stanley. CAIRNS CCP. S. F. Robinson's br.g Etnn, aged. J. F. Parker's b.g. Fitzroy, aged. E. H. Rosa's b.m. Dorothy, aged. I. E. FretweU's br.g. Cobbler, aged. \V. Matthews' b.g. Destitute, agtd E. Sue's br.g. Stanley, »gol. J. Craigs b.g. Darraweit, aged. Nominations for the Trini Stakes, Hurdle Race and Selling Race, with acceptances for the Hambledon Bandi cap and Cairns Cup, close on the even ing of Tuesday, the 31st instant. Thi weights for the Trial and Hurdle* wil be cWWred o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
WHOLESALE COFFEE MERCHANT. GROWN AVD MASUFAÄ D. R. 'AT, MOUNT GRAHAM COFFEE PLANTATION, RUSSELL RIVER, QUEENSLAND. WHY DRINK IMPORTED ADULTERATED COFFEE Î TRY A TIN OP MOUNT GRAHAM COFFEE AND YOU WILL ALWAYS ASK FOR THAT BRAND. ABSOLUTELY PURE AND CAREFULLY MADE. SOLD IN l-!fa. TINS, and No 2 IN 2-lb. TINS, BY ALL STOREKEEPERS. Residents of Cairns, Mareeba, Herberton, Montalbion, California Creek, The Tate, and settlers generally ahuuld ask for Lewis' Mount Graham Coffee, and take no other. Try One Tin as an experiment. The grower and manufacturer pledscs his word that there is no better' matured or purer Coffee in thc world than LEWIS' MOUNT GRAHAM COFFEE. THE :. GRESHAM .'. HOTEL ABBOTT STREET, CAIRNS. MRS. BYRNE, Proprietress. »"PHE Gresham Hotel is situated in the centre of the main block in Abbott A Street, adjoining Messrs Burns, Philp & Co. s business premises. PRIVATE AIRY PARLORS. LARGE COMMERCIAL ROOMS. Finest Brands of Well-known Wines and Spirits Stocked. MRS. BY...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
f^Wrmte-tqi base to ie^Oie'aeith'bl «fr. John Fraser, who vas weU-kqownin this district as one of the contractors far the third sectjon of the CairnvHerberton railway; Mr. Fraser, who at the time of bi» death was 6a years of age had been ailing for some time past, and on Thursday evening last he quietly expired at the Crown Hotel. The funeral took pi** M Friday last,
PORT DOUGLAS NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
PORT DOUGLAS NOMINA- TIONS. Following are the nominations and weights for tbs Port Douglas Handicap sad the Flying Handicap, which will be run to- morrow at Port Douglas : PORT DOUGLAS "HANDICAP. - st lb C. Patching's Justice ... ... 10 6 W. Matthews' Destitute' ... ... 10 2 V. Hides' Blue Rock... ... ... 8 4 P. Flannigan'* Friendless .;.* ... 8 0 N. Flynn's Skipper. ' ... 7 7 ¥. Gates'.Spriug Daisy . ... ... 7-6 W. Buchanan's Ligny . (i 8 FLYING HANDICAP. C. Pitching's Justice ... .. 10 12 W. Matthew's Destitute . 10 10 V. Hides' Blue Rock ... ... 8 10 P. Flannigan's Friendless ... ... 8 0 F. Gates' Spring Daisy ... ... 7 10 N. Flynn's Skipper ... ... 7 8 W. Buchanan's Ligny ... 7 0
Tides. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
- Tides, i ." The following Hst of the approxi- mate state of the tides at the Fairway Buoy is furnished by Mr Pilot Dick- son: AM. P.M. H." M. ft. in. ii. M. ft. in. 8 o 17 9 8 3° *° 6 8 iq 18 q "í o io 9 q*o Í8 6. 9 30 " ° iq o 30 18 3 «° 0 M 6 ?¿ 10 o 18 o 10 30 *? ° 31 1030 17 6 il " ?« *
Post Office Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Pott Mee IeteroTameeti. As the outcome of nn interview between Messrs. J. Hansford (President) and R. Sturt (Secretary) of the Cairns. Chamber of Commerce and Mr. AV. Robertson, Under Secretary for Works, it is now within (he boonda of probabilitr. that the cosstemplated istnnmasaU toth« local JW and Taicgiapa .Ma ea»M*»eMa>e^ more extensive character than was preciously decided upon by the Department of Public Works. Messrs. Hansford and Sturt were most eloquent regarding the necessity for better facilities for the transaction of postal and telegraph'ç business, and Mr. Robertson lent a most sympathetic ear to all their re- marks. Mr Robertson will stay in Cairns for a week on his return journey from the North, when this and various other matters «Ul receive his attention.
More Labor Logic. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Mei« Labor Logic. " When yon have a weak eise, and are unable to answer your opponent, abuse him," is tho standing rule of the labor alleged newspapers in Australia. People smile when they read the reply of our Wednesday evening contemporary to our leading article in last issue. That reply is practically: "We cannot upset your arguments even if we had the brains to fouow them, so the only thing to be done is to abuse the paper and its staff, from the editor down to the printer's devil." This is only another specimen of " Labor logic ", but for a newspaper which starts out with the avowed intention of regenerating thc universe in one act, the attitude assumed in the last issue is one which forcibly calls to mind how strong is the link between thc sublime and the ridiculous.
BRIEFS. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
BRIEFS. The greatest sacrifice a man can make for you is to die for you The next is to die in yourroom. Cake and Apron Fair next Thurs- day. One night only. St. Monica's Ball tomorrow night -Friday. A brisk and healthy inquiry is setting in for Cairns town allotments. I Children's party in the Cairns Divisional Hall on Saturday afternoon, j All welcome. The ladies of St. Monica's Church will superintend the function. Now then, some of you gentlemen, stir up. Put in an appearance on Saturday and make things hum for the little ones. The Kiddy widdies don't get loo much fun in Cairns, And the ladies expect some of you to assist. Are you listening ? On Tuesday night a bicyclist was seen vainly struggling with a bucking machine. The bike threw him fourteen times within a hundred yards and then tried to kick him when he was down. When asked for an explanation of so strange a performance, the rider said, "That's all right ol' flier, blooming machine was put in Burns, Philp's spirit store a...
Cairns A.P. and M. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Cairns A.P. and M. Associ- ation. V/v r A meeting of the Committee of the Cairns Agricultural Pastoral and alining Association waa held in the office of the I Secretary ; on Theresa*- last, 19th inst. Piesse* : Mesera. J. Hansford (in UM ehairX Heel MCLM. P J. HoanV/. G. Cairns; and J. Lyons. : On the motion of Mr. Neal McLean, Messrs. J. F. Hollis, J. G. Fearnley and G, W. Le Vaux were requested to assist Mr. W, H. Swallow in canvassing for subscriptions. The Secretary was instructed to adver-' tise the Show to the extent of £20, ; It was decided to ask the following ladies and gentlemen to act as judges in the various sections of the Hall Show r Sec. 1. Messrs. Prewett and Morris ; sec. 23 to 234, Messrs. Hollis and Woods ; 34 to 39 and 40 to 66, Mesdames Murray, Koch and Cowley ; 57 to 64, Messrs. Cowley and Hansford ; 65 to 73, Messrs. Stafford, Mayers and Le Vaux ; 74 to 75, Mesdames Hansford and Fearnley ; 76, Messrs. Stafford and Mayers ; 77, Messrs Severin and J. Lvons : 78 ...
Cairns Racing Club. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Cairns Racing Club. ; COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the Committee of the Cairns Racing Club was held in the office of the Secretary (Mr A. J. Draper) on Thursday, 19th inst. Present : Messrs Neat McLean (chair- man). J- Lyon«. V- J. Howkjy.. C W. Le Vaux, and J. P. Canny. Included in the correspondence dealt with was a letter from Mr J. S. Love, Townsville, consenting to act as handicapper to the Club. On the motion of Mr Lyons, seconded by Mr Le Vaux, Messrs M. L. Cochrane and H. Forbes were appointed totalisator stewards. Mr. P. J. Howley reported that the canvassers had collected £+0 odd in connection with the meeting. On the motion of Mr P. J. Canny, it was decided to ask Mr P. McDer- mott to canvass Hambledon and district for subscriptions. On being asked, Mr G. W. Le Vaux consented to go to the Mul- grave and canvass that place for subscriptions. : It was decided to ask the following gentlemen to receive nominations on behalf of the Club : Messrs J. S. Love, Townsville ; F. ...
Torch Minstrel Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
Torch Minstrel Entertain- ment. A grand Minstrel Entertainment was given by the officers and men of H.M.S. Torch in the Divisional Hall yesterday evening, in aid of the Cairns District Hospital. The hall was comfortably filled, and the gross takings amounted to about ¿20. This is the first en- tertainment of the kind ever given by the Torch people, and when this fact is taken into consideration, it may safely be said, that with a few rehearsels, the Torch Ministréis would be able to put many professional troupes in the j shade. The first part consisted of the usual minstrel business, Mr. Glibbery actingras in- terlocutor. Thc troupe were evidently unac- quainted with the acoustics of the hall, and in consequence many good things were almost lost to the aadience. The opening chorus, "White folks all,"went with a swing. In fact all the choruses were well balanced and proved among the most enjoyable items on the programme. Mi. W. J. Sparrow sang, &lt;« Raz- ors in thc air " and...
MONDAY, August 23. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Morning Post — 26 August 1897
MOSE AY, Auguit 23. (Before UM Police Magistrate.) Johnson,, a larrikin-looking native of Mackay, and at present a compositor on the staff of the ''Post," appeared charged with disorderly conduct ina publie place. Mr Le Vaux appeared for each of the miserable-looking delinquents, who had spent the previous afternoon and night in the lock-up. Accused pleaded guilty. It appears that these two offenders, the elder of whom was before the Court only a few weeks previously, were found by the police on Sunday afternoon about 4 o'clock, bathing on the beach immedia- tely in front of the Sub-Inspector's resi- dence. Both offenders were under the in- fluenae of drink, but luckily they had forgotten to direst themselves of trousers and thus escaped more serious trouble. They were escorted to tba lock-up by the'ears, and afforded endless fun for a .core or two of little boys and giris who followed up the rear, laughing and jeer- ing, as tbs swimmers, dripping wet and shivering, tracked over the...