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OIL SECTION RISING. London Markets. EXCHANGE QUESTIONS PROMINENT. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON, August 26. The markets continue remarkably firm, resisting bouts of profit taking. There is evidence that much of the recent buying has come from genuine investors, and not from professional operators desiring quick profits. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
OIL SECTION RISING. London Markets. EXCHANGE QUESTIONS PROMINENT. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON, August 26. The markets continue remark- ably firm, resisting bouts of profit taking-. There Is evidence that much of the recent buying has come from genuine investors, and not from professional operators desiring quick profits. The latest section to participate in ' the rise in prices is oil, and the pos- ' slbility that the higher American ' prices under the new code will pro- duce similar increases in Europe. Exchange questions are again prom- inent, after a short period of stabil- ity, due to the appreciation of the dollar during July and at the begin- ning of August. The British hoped that this movement would continue, ! owing to the normal seasonal Influ- ences, thus satisfying the Dominions of the anti-stability faction within the Government. However, the dollar's seasonal strength is becoming under- mined by a revival of inflationary rumours, and a 30 per cent, devalua- tion ...
TO-DAY'S GARDEN HINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
TO-DAY'S GARDEN HINT. A new flower is being displayed in some of our florists' windows. It is Venidium fastuosum, a half hardy annual, a new species from the Cape of Good Hope. The plants grow well in Brisbane, and attain a height of two to 'three feet, and above the greyish .silky foliage rise numerous rich orange coloured, daisy-like flowers, with a dark purple ring at the base of the petals. The flowers aie four to iiv» inches across, and make a striking display in the garden. Seeds may be sown during early spring and autumn. Tlie plants are sun lovers, and should be grown in the sunniest position in a garden. " "
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
M)Or\A>e>i-£ dresses Pursue "chic" ponderously and J ^olwavs elude. Porsoaitj a light-hearted mind for daint, ness and it will grace yo- With Cesarine. *fi* and charm are within your grasp- Césannem the most swagger material you could choose for your Summer frocks, in Hs 62 shades your demand for the correct colour can quickly be supplied. Its strong texture satisfies your need for serviceable clothes. All stores sell Cesarine for a mere 1/lUa yard. And it is in 36 inch width. That sounds purse pleasant, doesn't ltl ©HlOOSEfe CLOTHES 7** meq\ joe. niifiu ran .ow.tiw^^"^^^ Recipe for SPONGE SANDWICH HOW wall do sou know your cookery? Hero's a solden chance to tost your know lodge-"Scrambled Recipes." Lota of fun ana highly instructivo and there's £60 In cash prizes! Below you will And elxtoon Ingredients inert In Sponge Sandwich, alco Cakea and Codeo Cake All quantities aro . _ S t"3 A' ÄSE me 0M ////es Moiv fhe foeJifrettknb dienta Into their proper rocinos and try (or the £60...
Holiday Cruise. Strathaird Tourists. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
Holiday Cruise. Strathaird Tourists. A crisp, sunny day greeted the pas- sengers irom other States who arrived in Brisbane yesterday by the Strath- aird on a holiday cruise to Papua. Many notable Southern residents are making the trip, and among them are the Lord Mayor of Melbourne (Councillor H. Gengoult Smith) and his fiancee, Miss Cynthia Brookes, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nor- man Brookes. Melbourne, who is trav- elling with her grandmother, Mrs. Harry Emmerton. The wedding of the engaged pair will take place in Mel- bourne early in December. Mrs. Kingsbury Baillieu, who will be re- membered as Miss Gracie Lavers when she was with the J. c. Williamson company; Mrs. Alured Kelly, Mrs. N. Lawrance and her two daughters, Misses Bonnie and Betty Lawrance, and Miss Lilian Winter Irving are among well-known figures in Mel- bourne's social life who are also mak- ing the cruise. Passengers from New South Wales include Miss Betty Marr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Marr, of Gordon...
TO-DAY'S YESTERDAYS [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
^ .YiisnriiJiRJDwrs 1 MF* BY ROBERT TURNER ?/ August 28, 1876, marked the first ap- pearance in Sydney of the late George Rignold. He opened at the Theatre Royal in Henry V., the role which made his reputation. On this day, August 28, in 1837, Samuel Phelps made his first London appearance at the Haymarket Theatre as Shylock. Wagner's Opera Lohengrin was first produced at Weimar, Germany, on August 28, 1850. To-day's birthdays include:-Sir Graham Berry, 1822, who v/as a prom- inent figure in Victorian politics be- tween 1861 and 1897. Johann W. Goethe, 1749, the German poet. Sir Edward Burne-Jones, 1833, tile prtlst who painted the Mirror of Venus and other well-known pictures. Count Leo Tolstoy, 1828, the famous Russian novelist. . On August 28, 1648, Colchester sur- rendered to Cromwell's army,-and thus the Great Rebellion ended. ' The first naval engagement of the Great War was the battle of'Heligo- land Bight on August.28, 1814.
PASSING PAGEANT. A Newspaper Sketch. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
PASSING PAGEANT, A Newspaper Sketch. By R, R. PERRY. Trembling in the dressing room I wait, eager to slip out into the golden light of day, to take my part in the play that knows neither beginning nor end. I am the daughter of Truth and Courage-a thing of sunshine and shadows, of laughter and tears. My part is to carry on the play, to speak the lines of my two proud predecessors, who lived their day, touched lofty heights, and united in producing me. Many men shall prepare the lines I speak. A strange lot are these. . . . Thoy have lit their pipe« in tha morning calm That follows the midnight «treas. They have sold their hearts to ths eld black art They call the morning Press! Some of my lines may be grave and others gay The blooming daughter throws her needle by, And reads her schoolmate's marriage with a sigh; While the grave mother puts her glasses on And sheds a tear for some old crony gone. The preacher, too, his Sunday theme laya down To know what last new folly fills the town...
MOST UNUSUAL. ATTACK BY KANGAROO. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
MOST UNUSUAL. ATTACK BY KANGAROO. Although they could recall many in- stances of hunted kangaroos turning on their pursuers, authorities in Bris- bane were surprised at a message from Perth stating that a farmer had been attacked by a six-foot marsupial. Unless the kangaroo was one that had been kept in captivity, the case was indeed unusual, said Mr. J. P. Peterson, a leading pastoralist. During a long experience of kangaroo hunting he had often seen animals, when cornered, turn and seek to grasp their pursuers, whether men or dogs, and tear them with their hind paws. Many dogs had been killed in such a man- ner, but he could recall no instance of a man having been seriously in- jured. Usually the kangaroo was more or less exhausted, and his grasp could be easily avoided.
CAPITAL TEMPERATURES [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
CAPITAL TEMPERATURES! The following table shows the maxi- mum and minimum temperatures in the various capital cities yesterday and on Saturday: SATURDAY. Maximum Minimum. Brisbane. 69 45 Sydney.56 42 Melbourne . 54 35 Adelaide. 57 48 Perth. 55 47 Hobart. 55.1 34.3 SUNDAY. Brisbane.'.. 71.6 - Melbourne. 66.2 41.5 Perth. 57 39 Hobart.&lt;.. 51.2 36.3 Sydney. 62.3 . 45
DIES OF INFLUENZA. EPIDEMIC IN N.S.W. SYDNEY, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
DIES OF INFLUENZA. EPIDEMIC IN N.S.W. SYDNEY, August 27. An influenza epidemic in the North- ern towns was responsible for the death yesterday of Mr. Herbert Os- borne, of Glen Innes, aged 52 years. He was a leading grazier, and took a prominent part in the affairs of the district, and was a member of primary producers* organisations. More than 140 children are absent from the Glen Innes school owing to influenza, and the hospitals at Kyogle are full.
MT. MORGAN COMPANY. Application For New Award. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
MT. MORGAN COMPANY. Application For New Award. An application was made in the In- dustrial Court, in Chambers, on Satur- day, before the Industrial Registrar, by Mount Morgan, Ltd., for an award to regulate the wages and working con- ditions of the callings carried on by the company in Queensland. I Mr. J. P. PitzGerald (Messrs. J, P. PitzGerald and Walsh) appeared for the company. i The Industrial Registrar ordered that a copy of the notice of motion, claim, and affidavit of J. P. PitzGerald should be served on the unions con I cerned. He also ordered that the answers of the respondent« be filed on or before September li.
DARING THIEVES. PRIVATE HOMES ROBBED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
DARING THIEVES. PRIVATE HOMES ROBBED. While the occupants were absent on Saturday afternoon, thieves entered the home of Miss Thelma Smith, in Oriel Road, Ascot, and stole a clock, several articles of jewellery, clothing, &nbsp; &nbsp; and cash, of a total value of about £13. It Is thought that the intruders, who entered through a bathroom win- dow, became alarmed, because they decamped without taking other valu- able jewellery lying exposed in various parts of the house. &nbsp; An intruder who entered the resi- &nbsp; dence of Mr. A. Broadbent, at the corner of Oxlade Drive and Turner Avenue, New Farm, displayed much daring. Early yesterday morning Mrs. Broadbent thought that she heard somebody moving about her room. She awakened her husband, and told him of her fears, but as the sounds were not repeated, the matter was for- gotten. Later in the day, however, it was discovered that a wristlet watch, jewellery, and cash, of a total value of about £12,...
NOT FOR BRISBANE. Lord Mayor's Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
NOT FOR BRISBANE. Lord Mayor's Show. Tile suggestion of. Mr. Edmund Jowett that Melbourne should follow the example of London in holding a Lord Mayor's show each year is sup- ported by some of Melbourne's leading citizens, but the idea of introducing such pageantry to Queensland does not appeal to the Lord Mayor of Bns- I bane (Alderman J. W. Greene). "The public of Queensland, I think, would regard a local Lord Mayor's show with a certain amount of cynic- ism," he said yesterday. A Lord Mayor's show, however, could be made very interesting and colourful, and, perhaps, it would be a "little amusing. To that extent it recommended itself . Melbourne's centenary celebrations next year would offer a suitable op- | portunity for an experiment in stag- ing a Lord Mayor's show, but he would not favour Brisbane's following the example of Melbourne. "Do you think that Queensland Is not developed sufficiently to warranta Lord Mayor's show?" Alderman Greene was asked. "Perhaps, I believe that,...
IN THE Social Sphere Bridge and Tea. For Next Week's Bride. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
Bridge and Tea. For Next Week's Bride. Lavender candles in silver holders arranged around a flat bowl oí pri- mulas and pink camellias formed the table decorations at Timaru, Clayfield, .on Saturday afternoon, when Miss Joyce Ladewig entertained several friends at bridge in honour of Miss Lal Oxley, whose marriage to Mr. Mac. Herring will take place next week. Flame sweet peas and arum lilies decor- ated the lounge, where the tables were arranged. The hostess wore a chrome cloth skirt and woolly jumper, and the guest of honour chose periwinkle blue flat crepe, trimmed with ash rose, and a blue straw hat. Mrs. E. Ladewig as- sisted her daughter in entertaining. Other guests included Mrs. J. S. Cor- bett, Misses Royale Journeaux, Dulcie Rawlings (Toowoomba), Lennox Camp- bell Joan and Jean Coomber, Eileen Kelly, Joan Brady. Nancy Barrett, Audrey Herring, and Ailsa Ladewig.
PERPETUAL LEASE INTEREST. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
PERPETUAL LEASE INTEREST. TO THE EDITOR OP THE COURIER-MAIL. Sir,-I notice that the. Brisbane Municipal Council has reduced its in- terest on overdue rates from 7 to 5 per cent. The Lands Department still charges 10 per cent, interest on over- due perpetual- lease payments. I I would again , ask, through your columns, the question whether it is fair on the part of the Government to charge the exorbitant 10 per cent, rate on overdue payments in connec- tion with perpetual leases. It is within my knowledge that there are several holders of perpetual leases I who are struggling to pay their way; I and I consider action should be taken i by the Government to reduce the 10 I per cent, interest to 5 per cent, on I am, sir, &c" "PERPETUAL LEASES." Brisbane, August 24.
NOT A TIDY CITY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
NOT A TIDY CITY. Sir,-As a Southern visitor to your city, I read lia the dally journals quite a lot about beautifying it; if the City Council would turn its attention to cleaning it, then beauty would be at least begun. Brisbane is finely and beautifully situated, naturally; and I hav3 been residing during the past few months on what I noticed in a paper this week has been termed the "Press circle of Brisbane." It is true that the fine St. Paul's Terrace Justifies the appellation from its position, commanding magnificent and extensive views of mountain ranges, and bay, with a cool and healthy atmosphere at all seasons,, and convenient to railway stations, places of business, and also entertainments. Bui how deplorably dirty and unkept the fine thoroughfare is in the vicin- ity of the large public school, and, more particularly, around the school shops where scholars dally strew large quantities of food, refuse, and torn papers, which are blown hither and thither by the wind. Then th...
THE MENACE TO AUSTRALIA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
THE MENACE TO AUSTRALIA. TO THE EDITOR OP THE COURIER-MAIL. Sir.-The discussion concerning the futility'of party politics and the inepti- tude of our politicians '(the latter de- fect being a' product of the former) will lead nowhere whilst the subject of suffrage is allowed to remain on its present adult basis. When the fate of this country is being determined not in Australia but outside of it, how is it possible to present a case acceptable' 1 to the majority of the adults, having , as its object our economic recovery and I the wherewithal to defend ourselves? Of what account are our Arbitration Courts with their fixation of wages and conditions, and our tariff authori- ties with their attempts to exclude competition in our industries by the imposition of high duties and our ex- change manipulations imposed to place an export bounty on our primary pro- ductions and a further protection to our industries when Japan can flood our markets with her products and is actu- ally doing so...
ANNERLEY Q.W.E.L. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 28 August 1933
ANNERLEY d.W.E.L. Mrs. R. E. Dargen, hon. secretary of the Annerley and South Brisbane branches of the Q.W.E.L, advises that the annual meeting of that branch had no association with the Country National Party, as was inferred in a report in the "Courier" on Saturday. Mrs. Dargen adds that the Q.W.E.L., by its constitution, is not allowed to amalgamate with . any association governed by men.j J