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SOIL FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
SOIL FERTILITY. The question of soil ievtiiUy is one, of perennial interest ar.'J importance, j but it is difficult, if nnt impossible, to 1 deflne cxnctlv 'iiiit fertility jeAlly nieans. It mny lie easy to say that the fertility of the soil is exi-rcs.M.'d by. its power to give increase, or by its } fruitfuhiesg, or its power of producing heavy crops. Ho-aovit, a little con- ' sideration on this point will slow that' such power can vary under different ' circumstances. . 1 For instance, a soil which may be fruitful in a moist climate may be too open in texture end too . shallow to be of high fertility v: _r £. \ -i:::.'.'.tioiip. The fruitfulnfES will also vary aworrt ing to the crop, and a slightly s«nv soil, which is suitable for a crop of English potatoes or oats, might be uii-( fertile for barley, which is more bciis'i tivo to acidity than either potatoes or oats. '? Another governing factor in the fer-J tility of the soil depends on the treat-} ment which it has received; and ...
LOCAL EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
LOCAL EXCHANGE. Quotations 011 the local Si 01 is L\ change yesterday : — Commonwealth bonds, 0 per e«--il .. IJe cember interest. 1930, £10 1; ?'-] per cent.. l'J33, December interest, i'Jtf ; i\ per cent.. 1935, December interest, £!iS; oi per cent., 1941. December interest. £98. Queensland bonds. GJ [-er cent., l'JIJi 30. £100 10s. Blair .Atliol Coul, s ;,s. (i-i. Mt. Morgan G.M.C.. b 4d. Newcastle Coal, s 13s. Roma Oil Corporation, s. 2os. -i
LICENSING COURT ROCKHAMPTON, January [?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
LICENSING COURT KOCKHAMl'TUN. Januarv a. Iu the Licensing Court yesterday, at the quarterly sittings, the P.M. (Mr. O. K. Power) grunted the following ap plications, for the renewal 01 licMitcs: — (.uininission Agents. J. J. Anderson, \V. A. Bell, V. 15. t l.iunuu, H. V. Bruiiiiu, U. I) U»iinor, J .1. Cullen, D. D. Unworn, 1'. H. Daw son, J. K. Dawson, Dcnlmni Bros. (Ruckhainpluiii Ltd., H. V. Duncan ami Co. Ltd.. Thomas ligau, J. A. lilvviug, W. W. I'rascr. Ji. M. Grant (Uuckliamp toni Ltd.. It. il. Hcarn. HcinpciistaM Bros.. Ltd.. \\'. J. llcui|)eiistall !. J. Higsrins. C. H. V. Horton, A. V. Kent. J. ii. Ken. .1. J. Nurris, A. H. Kicliard son, N. Richardson, ft'. H. Uogcrs, J. J h'oss, 'J. B. Shaw, C- T. Stuun. VV. Thompson, all of Rockhamptou. Auctioneers' Licenses. J. .1. Anderson, G. D. Cumior. D. I) Dawson, V. U. Dawsoit. .1. K. Dawson, K. V. Duncan, J. A. Klwiiig. II 1?. Gower, S. B. Heiscr, K. Heinpeiistall. G. W. Hcmpenstall J. 1. Hixgins. A. H. Richardson, G. B. Shaw, C. ...
LATE SPORTING TELEGRAMS. THE TURF. SYDNEY, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
LATE SPORraG TELE GRAMS. j - THE TURF. . SYDNEY, January 7. - The following is the latest betting in connection with the Challenge Stakes and. Anniversary Handicap: — Challenge Stakes — 5 to 1 v. Remora, Eaisin, 7 Gay Ballerina, 8 Panola, King Luita, Golden Voice, Eton Blue, Black Douglas, 12 Basque Boy, Violin, Clear Flight, Dalston, Ramulus. Anniversary Handicap— 4 to I v. Jey pore, John Buchan, 6 Donald, 7 Royal Flavour, 10 Spear Arm, Fatadawn, 14 Runnymede, Tangible, Octember, Baver wracfc, Starpoi, Western Lass. It is announced that Green Line will not start in the Challenge Stakes. Al though nothing definite has yet been de cided, Green .Line will probably have his next run in the William Keid Stakes, a six furlongs' w.f.a. race at Mooney Valley on January 25th. There is a possibility of Gay Ballerina being given a run at Mooreiield before she contests the Challenge Stakes. OWNED THREE WINNEBS.— The Love, who Is one of the largest Im porters of thoroughbreds In Aus tralia, saw...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
?GAM' is second with a few hints JMS making ' brownie ' : Ninety-ninu per ceftt. of bushmen when making a cake without eggs, or 'brownie,' in the cake mixing method, beat the fat or dripping and sugar together first. Tn seen good cooks do this aleo when egge and butter were not available. when I esy 'good cooks,' I don't infer that bushmen are only cookoos. I mean housewives and professional cooks with ? reputation. JJext time- you make a ' brownie ' give this way a try-out. First, heat your fat or dripping until it is very 6t» or creamy, then add sugar and boat again. When this has been thor oughly done proceed in the usual way. You trill find that loss fat is required and the 'brownie' iB much lighter. When making a ' brownie ' in this way it is a good line to use a little less sugar than usual and add a good tuWceggpn of treacle or golden syrup to the mixture of fat and sugar. Thi«. also helps to make the cake light and is a good substitute for eggs. 'MAUD' sends 6ome plain, inex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
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YEPPOON TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
YEPPOON TURF CLUB. The eeconJ day of the races, which Iiad been postponed, took place under adverse weather conditions, says our Yeppoon correspondent, telephoning last sight. There was a good attend ance. Six bookmakers operated. There* were no accidents. Results: — Opening Handicap, 5 furlongs — Thor- nette 1, Beau Itys 2. Laden and Noble Maid also started. Bondoola Handicap, 4 furlongs — Lady Yetmond 1, Dust Cap 2. Chantmoi and. Nanty also started. Yeppoon Turf Club Handicap — C1L-1 quot 1, Tetchin 2, Lookaway 3. Itys! Blue also started. Hack Handicap— Itys Lad 1, Dusky Daughter 2. Only startere. Consolation Handicap — Beau Itys Jf, Chantmoi 2. Only starters. GEORGE DEMPSEY, the noted cyclist, -who has TetorneJ to Austra lia from the United States with 'his ?wife. '
C.Q. NATIVE BIRDS ROCKHAMPTON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
C.Q. NATIVE BIRDS ROCKHAMPTON, January 4. ' 'A meeting of the Committee of the Central Queensland Native Birds' l'ro tection Association was Iiuld at the Palace Hotel rooms on Thursday even ing last. There were* present: — Messrs. 'A. Boldeman (president), F. Brimaeombc, G. Baxter, A. Boldemaii, C. Simms, T. Gorle, J. Richter, L. Cal laghan, J. . JS% . C. Gorle, and 1-. V. Malonfiy (lion, secretary). Apologies for non-attendance were received from -Messrs. C; Stone and G. Boldeman, jun. . NEW DISTRICT AND SUBSIDY. In acknowledging letters from the As sociation for the creation of a third district for Queensland, the Under secretary, Department of Agriculture and Stock, Brisbane, wrote, as -follows: — 'I am in receipt of jour letter of the 27th ultimo, relative to the crea tion of a new district under- the Ani mals, and Birds Acts 1021-1924 and, in reply, desire to inform you that action lias not been taken in the -direction in dicated, but consideration will be given thereto prior t...
ORTOLO WINS THREE THIRDS. Unusual Performance. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
ORTOLO WINS THREE THIRDS. Unusual Performance. The ex-Brisbane horse Ortolo won three races at the Christmas meeting An unusual feature about the happen ing was that he won them all in the same claus of race — the Third Division. Ortolo started low down the scale of weights with his flrstone. More over his victory was unexpected as he had been perfoi ining indifferently prior to opening his winning account. ?Ho won the second one in the mud against a weak opposition. This no doubt influenced the handicapper in leaving him amongst the third divi sion company, contenting himself with putting the steadier of 9.7 on ldm. It made no difference to Ortolo tor he was in front early as usual and held off a pretty fair one in British Ell. Ortolo will doubtless be taken better care of by the handicap per the next time he races at Cal laghan Park. j He was ridden in. his three victories by.Nugget Sheau, who hke Sot back to his beat form M the saddle. Ortolo Is trained by George Julin, and is ow...
AT RIDGELANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
AT RIDGELANDS. Ths sports meeting held on Saturday last iu aid of the Ridgelands Hall bene fit fund was only a moderate success, says our' Ridgeland's correspondent. The threatening weather conditions, no doubt inti -.-fcrred with the chances ot a large attendance, but despite that fact a very enjoyable day was spent, and nominations for the different events, especially the horee events, were grati fying. Mr. Parker, of Yaamba, con ducted the publican's booth and express ed himself as well satisfied with his day's trade. Mrs. Crook conducted the re freshment stall, the result being satis factory. Thore were good fields in the horse events, but bookmakers were con spicuous by their absence. Results : — Maiden Plate, 4 furlongs.— E. Colliue' Brown La6s (10-2) 1 ; J. P. Hanraaa'-e Monte Guard (10-7) 2. Time, 53J eecs. Guessing height of pole— Keith Ziller. Maiden Trot, 6 furlongs— W. Bowles' Tucky Bell I, G. Hanrahan's Lulna 2. Novelty race, 6 furlongs— S. Connor's Fox Trot 1, J. S. Ha...
Riding Improved. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
Riding Improved. 4 FTER the first day of the ?^ meeting the jockeyship at Callaghan Park showed a distinct improvement. Owners began to look round for the better boys. Spencer was in most demand, and Bineham and George Holt found good riding. The last race saw the return of Roy holt to the win ning list, when he brought Oedi pus home and was just beaten on Orion Maid- This Holt Ib a cap able and vigorous rider, and his services should be availed of more.
ROCKHAMPTON NEWS. ROCKHAMPTON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
ROCKHAMPTON NEWS. ROCKIIAMPTON, January 4. Yesterday afternoon about 4 o clock Bcril Reaiiey (M), daughter of the pro prietor of the North Rockhampton aerated water factory, was watching the work on the premises, when one ot the bottles burst. A fragment ot broken class struck the girl on the right wrist, causing a serious gash. The Ambulance bearers rendered firtt aid, and took the patient to a doctor and back home. In November, 1924, Martin C. Ar nold was ordered to pay £1 10s. a-weck for the support of hii deserted wife and child. On two occasions he has been prosecuted for failure to comply with the order, the second being yesterday. Ho was proceeded against in the Sum mons Court by the C.P.S. (Mr. A. U. Scott), who explained th&t the arrears amounted to £24. Arnold pleaded guilty and stated that he could not pay any thing until he got work. He explained that he had not called on Mr. Scott, as he had just come to the city. He was in the bush when he received the sum mom ...
Heavy Track Excuses. Should They Be Accepted? [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
Heavy Track Excuses. Should They Be Accepted? rriHEEK are any number of owners ana trainers who think that a few points of rain affords a cast iron alibi for any kind of in and out running of i their horses. The stewards have been partly responsible for the growth j of this idea by accepting the heavy track excuse in the most glaring cases. Morses whose previous form has been such as to encourage the public to back them no matter what the state of the track, have subsequently run races that were too bad to be true. When an inquiry has been held, it generally transpires that there was no .stable money on them on account of a doubt as to how they would 'handle the going.' There is no racing law' to make an owner back his horse, but the rules compelling him to allow it to do its best 6hould be vigorously applied, so long as the course is fit to race on. If this is not to be so then the sooner the Racing Association brings in a rule that there shall be no racing whatever on a heavy trac...
May Go To Brisbane. Horses That Should Pay Their Way. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
May Go To Brisbane. Horses That Should Pay Their Way. 4 HARD luck story In con ''? nection with the Christ mas meeting could be told by Tom Stapleton, trainer of Oedipus. Looked upon as one of the certainties of the meeting Oedipus was unluckily beaten the first day. Opportunity did not offer to start again until the last day of the meeting. Not know ing how he would stand the track the stable decided not to risk any more money on him, but to let him run for : the stake. . Oedipus never looked like getting beaten when be started to trail Thor abbey, &n-j won without the proverbial 'bob' on him. Oedipus will be so high in the weights now that it looks as though he will have to be taken to Brisbane if he is to earn his keep. Another one who will find the local handicap too severe will be King Herod. Sbean's chestnut won only one race, but h« did it so well that the handlcapper has taken full care of him. In his present condition King Herod should find one of the divisions at A...
"Herald" Tips For Saturday. Q.T.C. Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
'Herald' Tips For Saturday. Q.T.C. Races. There will be no racing in Rock hampton on Saturday, the next meet ing being fixed for the 11th. Back ers will,' l.owever, be in toucli vita the Q.T.C. meeting \t: Ascot. Weights arc published in this section. A win ner or two may come from the follo.v ing:— T.mAT. HAND1C.M1. Alice Down or Wolowa Lad . BALDWIN' STAKES. Small Change or Sheila Dear. FLYING HANDICAP. Miss Wolowa or Running Girl., JANUARY HANDICAP. Serevale or Idle Mag. WELTEU. Avant Courier or Paysong. NOVlCC. Jicky or The Long Hill.