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The Bunyip DOES SUCH EXIST? IS THERE CROCODILE AT LARGE? [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
The Bunyip DOES SUCH EXIST? IS THERE CROCODILE AT LARGE? Who has not heard the story of the Bunyip, that weWd, unearthly mon ster of swamp, river, and lagoon — said to be part fish, part animal. It has been heard all over Australia, and can be traced back until its origin becomes lost in the twilight of lefeendary lore. There is no proof that such a thing exists, for nobody can be found who Dns sciuuiy seen is inougn manj have heard its unearthly call Southport district is not without its own story of the Bunyip. This was told to us, Creo from wild imagin ing^ by Mr. Lake Meyers, but it makes a record of intriguing interest. Mr. Meyelrs believes that the mysterious creature is nothinjr other than a crocodile, some of which are believed to exist in southern rivers. Years ago, stiys Mr. Meyers, some one was said to have seen the tracks of an alligator, on the banks of the Brisbane River. When his family came to settle in the Southport district in the year 1875j there were not many whi...
Nerang Valuations ANOMOLIES IN No. 3 DIVISION [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
Nerang Valuations ANQMOLIES IN No. 3 DIVISION The existence of anonulles in No. 3 Division of the Nerang Shire, led the Council to advertise for a valuer to attend to the matter. When ten ders were opened at last meeting there was only one tender, that cf J. Kincaid, of Nundah, at £135. This wa 9 considered altogether too high, though it Included valuations and at tendance ti tbe court t,' justify vnlnnHrvria The council was in a quandary. The anomolies were known to exist, but the price was considered too high. Eventually, with a view of saving tbe council money and getting it out of the difficulty, the cleric — who had previously refused to undertake the valuation — a&neeld to adjust tho dis crepancies, provided he was allowed to obtain the assistance of Govern ment land tax values and permitted to brief council in case any of his valuations were challenged. This the council agreed to unanimously. It was stated in the discussion that If court decisions went against the cou...
Lights Off BROKEN WIRE ALARM [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
Lights Off BROKEN WIRE ALARM As the Salvation Army were pre p^rino- for their evening service on Sunday two electric wires on the side opposite to the Armv Hall in Scar borough-street, came together and fell to the road. Members of the Amiy set up an acetylene flare and warned passers-by of the dancer. which, however, was not necessary, «ts the wires were dead, the live wire having been wound round the post. The Electric Constiuction Company were notified and the damage im mediately ropaiied. For a time all houses in the nrea were in semi-darkness.
Nerang School IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORISED [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
Nerang School IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORISED The Hon. J. G. Apr-el, M.L.A, has been advisod by Department of Woiiks that approval has b«*n Riven to the undermentioned work in con nection with the State school at Nerantf : — R pairing tank and providing new stanj at playshed ; also providing new tank and effecting repairs to stand, etc., at residence. The work win be carried out bv the Construction Branch of the Works Dep«jtm?nt.
Changing Over SURFERS' PARADISE LIFE SAVERS FROM ROYAL TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
Changing Over SURFERS* PARADISE LIFE SAVERS FROM ROYAL TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION An over»helnfln-g majority of the Surfers* Paradise Life-saving Club decided at a meeting on Monday n»£ht to affiliate with the Point DaDnger brancf^of ths Surf LSfe-:ftvins Association of Australia* The meeting, which was held at tha Surfers' paradise Hotel, was preoided over oy Mr. j. «_avin, Others present were. Messrs. J. C. Walsh (secretary), P.. Sh?!ton, C. Walsh, K. Eowc, G. Panitz, R. Stacey, A. BrNsley, P. Tucsley, W. Bateman, H. Sinjnoits, H. Bateman. J. Henry. R. Norbury, and M. O'Donohue. In the discussion favoring affilia tion with the Point Danger branch of the Su** Life— saving Association of Australia, the fact was stressed that insufficient competitions were beir|; held under the rules of the Royal Life-saving Society, and, owing to the scattered nature of the clubs, it was not possible to get enough team? to make the competitions interesting from a public Jpoint of view. More over, the...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
HOUSEHOLD HINTS 1. It Is a pood idea on washing day, especially In the country where the lines are often not close to the wsshhocse, to put the clothes basket in the wheel-barrow. ? It Is much easier to wheel it than to carry it. ond there is le-3 stooping durtac tho hanging-out. * * * 2. When iron saucepans have Be come greasy on the outside during cooking, .thty can be cleaned wonder fully by rabbin? with newspaper, which remcver every particle of grease. ? * » 3. Tea-stained table cloths, etc.. -.\ill cotre perfectly clean if they sire put dry Into the boilinjr copper. * ? ? 4. A piece of flannel wrapped rourid the arm of the senlng machine is very convenient for needles and pins. ? ? ? 5. When it bccemes necessary to renew a piece of wall paper, If the piece to be pasted on is torn instead of- cut out, tbe join nill be quite In visible. ? ? ? A Cheap Scouring Hint. — Over eight ounces of crushed sod-i pour pour sufficient boiling water to raver, then add 4ozs. each of crushed ba...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
C, G. Belford The New Small Goodsman SCARBOROUGH ST., SOUTHPORT X DELIVER DAILY. Forwand Your Address and I will deliver. ?PHONE 463. £. A. Grigg tor Books! I Specialise in — - ' BOOKS FOR TINY TODDLERS, x' BOOKS FOR GIRIS AND BOYS, BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, BOOKS FOR O'DEr PEOPLE, BOOKS . FOR EVERYONE! ALSO:. A CIRCULAT«W -LIBRARY OF UP TO DATE FICTION. E. A. GRIGG, ' NERANG STREET. VHONE 21. ? _ ? P.O. Bos 13 HajSr By placing tti catering for VftAMugs, Donees and Parties Ik in our hands you will be relieved of all imri es. k Our service Is prompt, efficient and superior. FRESHLY fi ; BAKED CAKES and PASTRY (hat arc light toothsome 5 ;K1* and delicious, while other viands are ?/ the hitheii quality. S i X II Chatf a arc always wo derate. K ;|[ W. A. WOODS S I'flf CAFE EXCELSIOR Phone 8 S I If! NERANG STREET, SOUTH PORT J finq is our Hobbql II ['hat's lDhij It Pays H To Bui] Herel 18 We art tailors because «? an joy |§ maldhg good clothes. || Our aim is to supply superior tailor- IB i...
TRAINING THE CHILD [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
TRAINING THE CHILU Says a writer In a soulhtvn jcuinal: Don't break a promise. Don't consent or refuse unless you mean to keep your wiuxL Don't turn aside a question. Whether your child isi intelligent or otherwise rests In a measure with ycm. Don't give unnecessary commands. Give them only when necessary i.nd insist on their beinz carried out. Don't tell a child an untruth. If there are reasons why you cannot. frit/A a (»nrwv»f nnSV*r n^mlt frnrtVfa that you cannot do so. Don't make foolish threats. Don't tin eaten a child with the fear of a policeman. Teach him be is Us best friend. Don't punish tt chl-d b- ririn? . it of necessary food. This will injure its health. Don't psnish a child by shutting him In a cark room or doing anything to frighten him. This is harmful to the nervous system. Don't fail to insist on unselfishness towards companions and courtesy to older people. Don't send a child to sleep by pac ir(g tbe floor with it. Ths day may ccreo when jou cannot *-??? cut t.- ...
HOUSEHOLD NOVELTIES [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
HOUSEHOLD NOVELTIES A erccnt exhibition of domestic ap pliances, held In the Agricultural Hall, Islington (London), while not revealing any large number of strik ing novelties, showed the great im provements which are made each year in irany important household ad juncts. One of the outstanding novel ties was the waterless cooker, of British make, which was circular in shape, and constructed of the strong est aluminium. In the lowtjr- portion a joint, with potatoes round it, could be roasted ; above, in dual pans, a vifjetalfle -and a pudding could be cookdd. The necessary heat was sup plied by a gas ting or oil heater, only a pin-point of flame beng requited, the makers stated. Among thd ad vantages claimed for this invention were that an the nutriment of the food was retained, and it was cooked in Its own juices, no water beinp re quired for the vegetables, etc^ that no supervision was required, it being practically impossible to ovtl.*-cook food left unattended; and, lastly, that...
READING FOR CHILDREN ZACHARY'S LUCK [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
I READING FOR CHILDREN j ft— ? ? ? ? ? ? ,.-tin..nitrrrM i ? ? iimTrrrrmrri'n.i ? ? ? ? ? in 1 1 1 1 1 in hi ii nrrni nnnrnriTrTTirrn TTTrmil m TrlTfi Tn n I IT1I3 n mimM ZACHARVS LUCK Zachury Tre-vanion was sitting on the aand in Kynance Cove smoking his pipe. The tide was out; the sun was shin ing on tins golden hbney-scesited fi^o which clothed tbe sides of the coomb, on the pare fresh stream which flow ed into tbe cove, and on the jpieen rnktov vtraafa whteh Aowtd In tho darjk serpentina pocta. It was a perfect day, but the old fisherman .look no count of It.- His mind was wianpad on tn Ms own misfortunes. Never was there a man so unlucky as Zachatry Trevanion. . All that be did to better himself and the fortunes of bb fwnily went wrong. His boat brought bade poor catches of fish always;; Whenever be took a little sail to France and back the revenue officer was sure to come upon the spot where he had hidden bis smuggled of silk and -casks of brandy. And tbe worst of It «fll waa ...
SHORT STORY "A Perfect Crime" [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
PT'™ SHORT STORY j I 'A Perfect Crime' j ? ? ? ? nni imirtmrni rt intntTTIl I II MM nrnilll inllininimUJ IllliU UXtDlXU Benjamin Ressol bad made up bis mind to murder his mo*.her-ln-Iaw, and be was going to do it to sucb a yny tbat there would not be a clue left to point to him, not a trace of sus picion that would make the death ap pear like a crime. He had spent some time planning Mrs. Solto's end. 1 It is a remarkable fact that everj i criminal thinks be alone can outwit S . the law. There was an excuse for Benjamin Ressol in coming to this con j elusion. He was the acme of precision j and deliberation, j He laid tbe small vial of liquid on : bis desk, opened the' new volume of - sermons which he bad Just purchased i , at a bookstall, and dipped a tiny brush i Into tbe vial. He began to smear tbe 1 edges of the leaves of the book with the liquid, making them stick together Just as uncut leaves stick. ? When he had completed his task to I bis own satisfaction he threw the , brush ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
St Hilda's School SOUTHPORT. Church of England Grammar School for Girls. For prospectus and all particulsH apply— WINIFRED L. FITTOCK. B-A_ Principal. K. B. PRICE solicitor, BARNES' CORNER, (Opposite Poat Office). SOUTHPORT. Visits Nerang every Tuesday; Bur lefch every Wednesday afternoon. - 1 'PHONE 453. WHEN THERE IS CARRYING TO BE DONE KINGSTON IS THE MAN TO DO IT. A. P. KINGSTON, *Phoae 3. — Stavtas-slreet. 'Your food doesnt doyou any good At the end of the day's work, relieve nervous tension if/orr eating. Wrigley*! will refresh snd tone you op— so that you're teidy to enjoy your food. Wrigley* s helps digestion, cleanses the teeth, rem ores all traces of eating or smoking— and sweetens the breath. #RIGLEYS SLUGGISH LIVER A torpid, sluggish liyer leaves poisonous morbid bile in tha blood, which upsets the action of the whole system. The complexion assumes a yel lowish hae, loss of appetite follows, dry congh and occasionally chill, known as liver chill. There is indigestion, fu...
LIVE FOR OTHERS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
LIVE FOR OTHERS 'Lord, help me live £?» to day» In such a self-fcMgetful-way, Hat even when I kneel to pray My pmyennball be for — Others. ftflj. me in all the work I do, So evqr be' sincdre and true. Arid know that all I'd do for vcu Must needs ue cione iw — uw Let self be crucified and slain And buried deep: and all in vain May efforts be to Hse again. Unless to live for-— Others. And when my work on earth'is done, And my new work in heaven's begun, May I forget the crown I've won While thinking still of— Others. Others— Land upon — Others, Let this my motto be: Help rr.e to live fcr— Others That I may live like Thee.
A TONGUE TWISTER [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
v A TONGUE TWISTER Susanna Snooks sings fad, sweet songss, the sees soft summer skies; Strange sunset shades sift silently, eta somewhat sadly sighs. SoUlotjulsingVy she strays, sweet song stress elylng sing, . She sees slim spruces' Slanting *bsdea surround some apsrtding rpor*. StUI eouthwsm Silently sbe strays, the spies thy Simon Slade. ^Sten Stoon!' says Susanna Snooks, still sifts sweet sunlight's shade. Shy Simon eix snug satisfying squeezes slyly stole; Susanna snickered, Simon stayed. Sick, silly, spooney soaL BeWanna's sire um some sfcgr, suspici ons attang* stray, Saw Susan say, 'Stop, Simon Slade I - Saw simjile Simon stay. Stern sire sought some solid stick serenely, slyly, sHppea. Susanna saw, die shrilly dniekeu, . 'Skip Simon I' Simon skipped.
ON HEARING OF A RUNAWAY SLAVE [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
ON HEARINS OF A RUNAWAY SLAVE It was the capture of two runaway slaves that led to the discovery that slavery is legal in Sidrra Leone Pro tectorate. This Is what James Rus sell Lowell wrote sixty years ago on bearing of the capture of runaway slaves neatr Washington. Shame on the costly mockery of pil ing: atone on stone 10 inose wno won our noeny, cue heroes dead and gone, , While we look coldly on and see law shielded ruffians slay The men whs fain would win their own, tbe heroes of to-day! He's tale to God who's true to man ; wherever wroifc Is done To the humMest and the weakest, 'neath tbe all-beholding sun, Ttat wrong is also done to ns; and they are slaves most base Whcae love of right is for themselves and not far aa their race. God works for all. Ye cannot hem the hoipe of being free With parallels of latitude, with mountain-range or sea. Put golden padlocks on Truthfs lips. bo callous as ye will. From soul to soul, o'er all tbe world, leaps tone electric thrill. Chain dow...
THE "FAILURE" [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
THE ''FAILURE*' He kept his soul unspotted. And he went upon his way, And he tried to do some -service For the people day by day; '' He had timet to cheiv the doubter * Who complained that . hope was dead; He had time to help the cripple When the way was rough ahead; Va ttfrTkA -k» Avrvhon nn-1 ^ well satisfied iV'ith the talents that were-zivenlum, _ he closod I .is eyes mil died. j ^ He had time to see the beauty u Tbat tbe earth spread all around; M He had time to hear the music ?' J In the shells the children found; -;He had time to keep repeating. As he bravely worked away : :'It (s Fplendid to be living rj In the splendid wo.Hd to-day!' J Eut tbe crowds — tha crowds that I hurry After, golden prizes — said ?^That he nevar had succeeded. When the clod® lay o'er h's ie;d — He had dreamed — ''He was a failure.'' tbev compassionately sighed. For the man had little money in his .^.''pockets when he died. — Exchange.
GOOD DEEDS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 8 February 1929
GOOD DEEDS J,yl deeds can never die; all thiough .. tfte rjnw Their traits increasing ever grow ' and spread. r-'.p-p.nv deeds unknown in written races /c,l once— and is not Head. the world necids brave deeds and true hearts many, jr vet ane-all the noble battles won ! too, mv child, may do tfcit deeds .suni i';»t ever have been done. V