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FIRE AT. PHEASANT CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
FIRE AT- PHEASANT CREEK. Inspector O'Hara has bceu advised by Constable Rutter, stationed at Wowan, that a shed, together with the contents, the property of Joseph Lindley, was destroyed by lire at Pheasant Creek 011 the night of December 25th. When ad vised df the lire Constable Rutter im mediately proceeded to the scene and in spected the ruins. In a statement Liiid lcy stated that when he retired to bed on Christmas night there was grass burning on the opposite side of the road to the shed, a distance of about 100 yards. He was awakened by a neigh bour named William Burggraaf, who stated that his shed was on lire. When he reached the shed the lire had a good hold and everything was destroyed. Lindley estimated the value of the shcu at £150 and the contents at £'390. The 'shed was insured for £100 and the con tents for £200, both with the State In-, su ranee Office. There were no suspicious circumstances.
TRACTOR DRIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
TRACTOR DRIVER. Sixteen applications were received for the position of tractor driver, but the Council decided to make no appointment in face of the state of the finances. The Council further decided that K. Powell be transferred to No. 2 division, and that when a driver was required for the grader in Nw. 1 division, the members for that division make the appointment.
ELECTRIFICATION. ROCKHAMPTON, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
ELECTRIFICATION- ' ROCKHAMPT0N, January 8. As the result of deliberations Uy the Livingstone Shire Council yes terday a further step has been takeu towards finalising the electrification scheme for Yeppoon. In the morn ing the Council had a private con ference with members of the Elec tricity Supply Committee of the City Council, comprising the Mayor (Aid. R. Cousins) and Aldermen T. Lee and T. \V. Ivingel, and the electrical engineer and manager (Mr. A. M'Culloch). It was in conse quence of the information given . them by Mr. M'Culloch that the Livingstone Council decided to make a forward move. A resolution was moved that the Council adopt the scheme propounded by its expert, Air. Axon, and that application be made to the Government for a loan ol £13,500 for the purpose. This was not, carried, and the Council even tually decided to have the scheme . carried- out by private enterprise. The voting was very close — 5 to 4. Cr. W'.V. Clayton said that from what they had been told by M...
Girls' Club [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
[?] My Dear Girls, I was pleased to see that you en joyed our. talk on. books, aud now I am going to say a little about poetry. 'There are a great many people who do not care the least bit about poetry, and regard it as nonsense. Such people do not realise what they are missing, for to be able to appreciate and enjoy good poetry is a gift from Heaven. 'Beautiful thoughts make beautiful lives,' and in poetry thought is always clothed in beautiful terms. Poetry helps one to cultivate a love for the beauti ful, and when you love beautiful tilings life is not nearly so dull and uninterest ing, but is always full of possibilities to the searcher after Beauty. I have so many favourites among the poets that it is hard to enumerate them alL Shakespeare, of course, is always first, but hi« 'strains of martial music-' may not appeal to all, and the very young find him hard to understand. Everyone, however, should become fa miliar with the works of Shakespeare as they grow older, because his p...
OUR SERIAL STORY. All Rights Reserved. The Enchanted Peril Chapter XV [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
OUR SERIAL STORY. All Rights Reserved. The Enchanted Peril By WILLIAM LE QUEUX. Chapter XV If Peter Sennett were disturbed by the doctor's intention to murder him, he certainly did not show it. He knew he was utterly and completely in the power of Warringford and it was part of his philosophy not to worry about things which could not be helped. ''Y'OU are going to kill me?' He re 1 'peated the doctor's words. 'May I ask when you propose to bring about that interesting event?' 'Almost immediately,' answered Wallingford. 'You see, I want (o bring Miss Molly Merton— that isn't her real name, by the way — to see you when you have — er — passed away.' Sennett. made a convulsive effort to rise from his chair, but he was power less as though he were held there by iron hands. 'You can't be such a brute,' he ex claimed. 'Look here, Wallingford, I'm not afraid to die, but I must im plore you not to visit your malignity upon Miss Merton. How could you be so vile as to do such a thing? And why ...
North Coast Gang. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
North Coast Gang. It was decided that Ganger C. Fraii kish, and truck driver T. Kahl proceed to Raspberry Creek-road and clean out gr§ui m The Springs' paddock, a«d f^eu. return to Balmoral and (ill up the boggy patch in the creek near Balmoral; that the gang then proceed to Sandy Creek Bridge, and, when linished, return to the Junction Hotel and metal the road where the Wehr grader boxed same.
FARMERS' EXCHANGE COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
FARMERS' EXCHANGE COLUMN. In this column farmere may adver tiso their requirements or commodities for sale for three consecutive issues fres oi' charge. FAR SALE. Weaner Tigs, Berkshire- Yorkbhirs ttrain, well grown. Price 15/- per hea-i on rail. No extra charge for crattl Apply R. M. BERRY, Yarwun. For sale, pure bred Friesia.11 buii calves, six months up to 12 months old. Prices and particulars— F. Pfitzenmaiec, Hollywood Friesian Stud, Theodore. Mangoes, 76., 8Si, and 10s. bushel case, on rails, also pineapples 7s. 6d. Apply Htgginson, Tungamull. Vi Young registered Jersey ? bulle, bred for type and production from the noted Kelvinside foundation stock. Full par ticulars from ' H. N. - Collins, Minumbar Stud Farm, Marlborough. YOung feuigreett uencsjiu-e uuai* *uu bows from best blood in Queensland From £4 4s. each according to age Freight and crate extra. M. N. Collinb, Minumbar Stud Farm, Mariborough. Sweet Pineapples, 6/- per busliol ease on rail at Coowonga. Qfteh with or der...
FOUR MILE CREEK BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
FOUR MILE CREEK BRIDGE. The Park Avenue and Glenmore Pro gress Association inquired if any action had been taken concerning the bridge over the Four-Mile Creek. The Associa tion had petitioned the -City Council for a bridge over this creek, but had re ceived an unsatisfactory reply. They asked if the Livingstone Council could do something in the matter. — It was decided to hold the letter over for a month, the clerk to obtain information in the meantime.
STORIES. THE TRAMP'S RUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
STORIES. THE TRAMP'S RUSE. (By Eileen Rosel.) It was evening. Edna Spring stood on the verandah of her lonoly bush home,' gazing a'lixiously down the white, dusty road, by which her father would return from the railway station. Kdnu was excited, for her cousin, Cyril War ner, whom she hadn't seen for years, was to arrive by that evening's train to spend a week with them. 'I 'wonder' if h'j is the same jolly Cyril at twenty as he was at fourteen, ' she mused. Edna was alone this afternoon, for she and her father were the only in inates of the house. So engrossed was she in her musings that she did nut -notice that she was no longer alone, un til she wus sturtlcd by footsteps cloao by. Raising her eyes she beheld a sight which turned her sick with fem, for an uncertain looking tramp stood eyeing lier keenly... His clothes were in tatters, and his whole face was almost hidd-Mi by a bushy black beard and an old straw hat which hung in ribbons around his face. ' 'EIlo, me dear ! All alon...
THE WHITE BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THIS WHITE BIRDS. 1 would that we were, my beloved, white birds on the foam of the sea ! We tire of the flame of the meteor, be fore it can fade and flee; And the flame of the blue star of twi light, hung low on the rim of the sky, Has awaked in our hearts, my beloved, it sadness that may not die. A weariness comes from those dreainerfi, dew-dabbled, the lily and rose; Ah, dream not of them, my beloved, the flame of the meteor that goes, Or the flame of the blue star that lingers hung low in the fair of the dew; For I' would we were changed to white birds on the wandering foani: I and you ! I am haunted by numberless islands, aud many a Danaan shore, Where Time, would surely forget us, and Sorrow come near us no mure; Soon far from the rose and the lily, and fret of the flames would we be, Were we only white birds, my beloved, buoyed out on the foam of the 6ea ! — W. B. YEATS.
FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
FINANCE. The Finance Committee recommended the payment of salaries, wages and ac counts totalling £4959 15s. 5d., which included £1051 11s. 2d. plant transfer account, £031 5s 4d. Hospital Board's precept, £575 3s. 2d. interest and redemp- , tion, and £811 4s. Cd. maintenance on main roads, in addition to ordinary con- 1 tracts ana aisDursemeiits at tlie close ' of the financial year. The Council's indebtedness was £13,405 19s.. the debit balances of the various divisions being as follow:— No. ] £4'0S !)s. 8d., J j No. 2 £7808 7s. Id., No. 3 £88G (ts. -Sd.— \ The report was adopted, the chairman stating that the financial position was . such that he was afraid the Council ! would have to restrict expenditure to urgent work. Cr. Geddes considered that it was hard No. 3 division should be penalised, as its debit balance was comparatively small when compared with the other two divisions.
FALSE FRIENDSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
? FALSE FRIENDSHIPS. (By Kate Carmody.) ' Have you sent ull the invitations out, mother V asked Daphne Delaucy. from the depths of her easy chair. .'Yes, Daft'}','* her mother replied, 'but there is none for Ursula Hamilton.' ' Oh ! no, mother, you couldn't ex pect Doris Taylor and Madge Hall 10 associate with 6uch as her. You must remember she is only a. scholarship girl; her people have a small shop in Delhi, and ehe only got there by means of sac rifices by her mother and father, I sup pose.' » ?'? 'Daphne, I always think scolarship girls deserve more credit than, others, as they get to college by means of pet severance and study.' But Daphne would: not risk; offending her rich friends and. Ursula- received uo invitation to the party. 'I wonder will 1 look beautiful to morrow,' mused Daphne to herself, as, before retiring, she surveyed a white crepe de Chine frock all shimmering with silver beads ivud silver shoes and stockings to match. . ?? ' Surely, surely, Madge and Doris wil...
MT. 'MORGAN CASES. ROCKHAMPTON, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
MT. MORGAN CASES. ROCKHAMPTON, January 7. The Mt. Morgan Ambulance Brigade has been kept busy during the hist few days, says our correspondent. Eric Glover was treated for a large lacerated wound in the left leg, caused by the horse he was riding striking a barbed wire fence. After first aid he was taken to hospital. A call wasv received to attend Mr. and Mrs. Secrett, of Weinholt-streti, Rockhampton, who were suffering from ptomaine poisoning. First aid was siven and the sufferers were taken 4u Mt. Usher, where the Kockhamptoii Ambulance met tha bearers and convey ed tbe sufferers to the Rockhampton Hospital. Allan Walker fractured both arms through falling down the back 6teps at his parents' home, and Hea^ Weir fpil down a bank whilst at wofft and bruise*' his right leg. First aid. was rendered and both were taken to hospital for farther treatmeaL. . . ....
THE LITTLE COMEDIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE LITTLE COMEDIAN. (Written by Charlotte Hamilton.) Little Johnny Jones was the idol ol the neighbourhood. Everyone knew hiui because he was the funniest boy one ever wished to see. Writing on paper couldn't express his funny 6ayings, and the faces he 'pulled.' Cnc Saturday some friends took Johnny to the 'talkies.' Whilst sit ting iu their teats waitiug for the pro gramme to start Johnny took oil' his shoes aud souks. ' Why did you take off your shoes and socks, Johnny 1' asked one of his friends. ' They are too short for me 1' answer ed John ii}', at which his friends laughed and pile said: ', ' You mean too small, don't you,' Johnny ?' The talkies started and Johnny gazed in wonder at the marvellous invention. Mouth and eyes wide open with interest. When the programme came to an end his friends asked him if he liked the talkies and Johnny answered: ' Where the mun was shot off his horse was the best, wasn't it V' A few days later Johnny was in a fight. 'Ow! I'll bash you one,' ...
UNSUITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
UN S I' I TA BLE CONTRIBUTIONS; I litid on reviewing the stories and poems received that the following are not Original : — 'The Easter Baby Doll,' 'Katb'a Greatest Presents,' 'Little Mistery,' 'The Jlistletoe Bough.' The story, 'Pride always has a fall ' has not been feigned, so that I do not know whether it is intended for publi* cation as original or not. Some engagements end happily, but the majority- end in marriage.
LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
LETTERS. Evelyn Dare, Ambrose Siding, writes : — I have not forgotten you. How is the weather up in Kockhunipton V K is very hot here now. We hud a heav,' storm last night. The wind blew :i hurricane. A little over at. inch of rain fell from the one storm. We were in the middle of milking when the storm iirokc. I belong to tlie Laiigmorn ten nis Club and we played a match against flie Mt. Larcom Tennis Club. We got rather a severe ' beating. - The book' I would like to get U ' Norah of Billabong, ' by Mary (jraut Bruce. Wishing you and all my cousins a merry Christmas and' a happy New Year. (I suppose you have heard of all the nice rain we have been having, Evelyn, and I hope you have also been furtunat' at Ambrose. Thanks for tho good Aviehes.) ? Charlotte Hamilton, TownsvilJe, 'writes ^-'-Christmas is over for! another year. I received quite a number 'of lovely presents. They art:— a pair ol shoes, an ivory rose 1'i-ooch,' two boxes of btationery, two boxes of- handkerj chiefs, tw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
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