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"A DISGRACE." Packing of Exports. EASTERN COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
"A DISGRACE.'' Packing of Exports. EASTERN COMPLAINT. "Grading and packing methods adopted by Australian manufacturers, dealing in dried and tinned fruits, arc a positive disgrace," said Mr. Edward Sassoon, representing the Java America Trading Co., Sourabaya, who has ar- rived in Australia for the purpose of protesting to, and advising, merchants with whom he deals. Mr. Sassoon, who is a passenger on the Marella, mentioned that frequent- ly he had asked Australian packers to supply him with products of certain classification, but they seemed to adopt tile attitude that if they were good enough for Australians they were good enough for the East. Conse- quently the United States was getting a great deal of the business that Aus- tralia would otherwise have enjoyed. Australian canned fruit, he said, was invariably a source of loss to Eastern merchants, as on delivery the syrup from a number of tins had leaked out on to the labels, and very often it ruined whole cases. Although Austral...
SEVERAL GANGS. REPAIRING CITY ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SEVERAL GANGS. REPAIRING CITY ROADS. Several gangs were detailed for the carrying out of road repairs, the city engineer (Mr. E. P. Gilchrist) said yesterday, when replying to a sugges- tion that some of the bitumen thor-, oughfares of the city and suburbs were in rather a neglected state. Evidently, said Mr. Gilchrist, refer- ence was being made to roads which had been put down, not as first-class highways, but had merely received a coating of bitumen and gravel. On occasions these became pot-holed after considerable traffic, but all the at- tention that was possible was given to them. The opening of streets for water and gas purposes interfered with the surface, and it was necessary that the material should consolidate before it received a coat of bitumen to re- pair the surface. Several gangs were detailed to repair such roads, and as little inconvenience as was possible was caused to motorists and others.
SALES TAX ACTS. MANY ANOMALIES. REVIEW PROBABLE. CANBERRA, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SALES TAX ACTS. MANY ANOMALIES. REVIEW PROBABLE. CANBERRA, August 28. Officials of the Taxation Depart- ment at Canberra concede that many serious anomalies exist in the sales' tax legislation, and it is likely that the Government will shortly give con- sideration to them. It is claimed that Mr. H. V. C. Thorby, M.H.R., who in the last few days has attacked the Taxation De- partment for its unsympathetic ad- ministration of the Sales Tax Acts, has not produced anything not already known by the department. It is pointed out that the Taxation Department is compelled to adminis- ter the law as it finds it. The Minister for Customs has legal power to suspend the operation of any duty or duties when he is convinced that conditions warrant such action. While similar action could not be taken in regard to the sales tax or any other Commonwealth tax, it would be possible for the Government to bring down legislation, removing the anomalous positions created under the existing law. It is beli...
RIVER'S BEAUTIES. Improvement Schemes. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
RIVER'S BEAUTIES. Improvement Schemes. Work on the establishment of a river walk or drive from the Grey street, Bridge towards Toowong was being put in hand as the opportunity offered, the city engineer (Mr. E. P. Gilchrist), said yesterday. By this means it was hoped to improve the appearance of the river bank and at the same time make possible a pleas- ing walk for the people of Brisbane. One part of the river to which at- tention was being given was that at the end of Glenny-street, St. Lucia, opposite the Hill End point. It had been shown that at this spot an admir- able view of the river, both up and down stream, was provided, and plans had been prepared for terracing this ground, laying it out with grass lawns, and generally making it a pleasing spot for visitors and others who would thus be able to observe amid pleasant surroundings the broad up-stream stretches.
NOT SUFFICIENT. Grounds for Divorce. DANCING AND CARS. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
NOT SUFFICIENT. Grounds for Divorce. DANCING AND CARS. (Australian Cable Service.) LONDON, August 28. Modern dancing and visits by couples in cars to secluded spots form in- sufficient grounds for divorce. This is the burden of a judgment by Lord Pitman, hi a case in which Mrs. Mary Henderson accused her husband of dancing indelicately, and taking car rides with the co-respondent. Mr. Justice Pitman declared that the de- scription given in the petition seemed to be a fairly accurate account of modern dancing. When a motor car could convey the people to a secluded spot within twenty minutes it was out of the question to condemn all who danced as the respondent did, on the principle that familiarities plus op- portunity inferred misconduct.
Mr. G. A. Bayard. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Mr, G. A. Bayard. More than 800 persons, representa- tive of almost every eeetjon of the community, yesterday attended the funeral of Mr, George Arthur Bayard, who died on Saturday afternoon. Ex- tending for neayly two pilles, it was one of the largest funerals seen in Brisbane, and was a, fitting tribute to a man who, py his. upright character and kindly personality, had earned the highest esteem in Church, social, and commercial spheres, The late Mr. Bayard was principal of the South Brisbane drapery firm of Bayards Pty., Ltd. He had been in business in Brisbane for many years, and was particularly popular with the South Brisbane business fraternity, Before the cortege moved off to the South Brisbane Cemetery a service was held in the Wesley Methodist Church, Kangaroo 'Point, "where Mr, Bayard had been an executive officer for 25 years. The services in the church and at the graveside were con- ducted by the Rev. C. Whitehead, assisted by the Rev. R. P- Pope (rep- resenting the Rev...
NO BIG WORKS. RELIEF LABOUR. USE TO CHIP FOOTPATHS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
NO BIG WORKS. RELIEF LABOUR. USE TO CHIP FOOTPATHS.! One result of the Government's re- fusal to reduce the number of inter- mittent relief workers in the Bris- bane City Council area will be that instead of carrying! out bigger works the majority of the men will be en- gaged on small tasks, such as chip- ping footpaths. The works executive (Aid. E. Lan- ham) said yesterday that at present the council was carrying on with approximately 15,000 relief workers. It had asked instead that the total should be reduced to 7500, including 6000 married men a week, and 1500 single men. A request had also been made that £150,000 should be made available to the council on the same basis as last year: 50 per cent, loan, and 50 per cent, subsidy. These re- quests had been refused, and the Government had intimated that it would give the same assistance as last year, when £121.000 had been received by way of loan and subsidy. This decision, said Aid. Lanham yesterday, would mean that big works would...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Our Factory Needs GOLD! Our factory Is now in produc- tion for the Xmas trade. We need more gold, and will pay TOP RETAIL PRICES for Gold, Silver, Diamonds, etc Come direct to us and you'll get the Highest RETAIL Prices Alu.ijs A« BISHOP Albert NXEng'agemcnt Ring Square, N^*-^ Manufacture« and Vail» Corner, BRISBANE. ^ N.B
Mr. D. M. Fraser. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Mr, D, M. Fraser. Mr, Donald Murray Fraser, who died last Sunday, was bom at Wind- sor, Brisbane, 40 years ago. He entered commercial life as 041 em- ployee of Perry Brothers, Ltd., and later transferred to R. s. Exton and Cp. He remained with that firm until his retirement, about 12 months ago, having acted as its representa- tive on the Downs, and in North Queensland, The late Mr. Fraser was | a prominent footballer and sailing enthusiast in earlier years. Latterly he devoted himself to Freemasonry, being an active member of the C.T.A. Lodge, U.G.L.Q. He is survived by his widow.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
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MEAT EXPORT. OPENING DELAYED. VICTORIAN DISPUTE. MELBOURNE, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MEAT EXPORT. OPENING DELAYED. VICTORIAN DISPUTE, MELBOURNE, August 28. A further hitch has occurred in the rneat export trade, as the result of which the opening of the Melbourne export season, which was scheduled for to-morrow, has been delayed. The original dispute arose three months ago over the objection of the men to the team system of slaughter- ing. When the men, lost week, de- cided to work under the team system, it was believed that the matter had been settled, but the men now refuse to work at the rates proposed by the employers, 37/6 a hundred for sheep or lambs, compared with 40/G a hun- dred under the solo system last year. Further meetings of the parties aro being held In an effort to arrive at an agreement.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Ensure a Good Water Supply ! L\'Ä 1000 Gal. TANK, Upright tvoe-reaclv made up, OX Plus o*'J Snles Tax. MATERIAL ONLY-everything in- cluded, except spirits of salts Squat. £3/12/6 £8/10/ Upright. 1000 gals. . . £3/10/ 1500 gals. . . £4/15/ 2000 gals. . . £5/10/ 3000 gals. . . £7/17/6 Plua Sales Tax Mosquito proof strainer nnd box overflow 5/9 extra if required. No Sales Tax charged on tanks or tank material certified for farming or pastoral purposes. CATTLE TKOUCHINC. MATERIAL 60/ per 24ft. No Sales Tax when certified for pastoral purposes. Send for full details. &CoPtu Timber, Jolnerv. Hardware SpcriaUsts, GREY STIU:I:T, SOUTH BRISBANE. Office: Wharf Street. 'Phone B216C. When it's a case of Interior Panelling, it's a case for BULL DOG PLYWOOD Keep Uie price DOWN on those panelling jobs ! Use BULL DOG Plyw ood ! It costs only HALF as much as processed materials and our claim that It has superior strength, rigidity, and painting surface can be PROVED any time you like to 'pho...
TRAFFIC HAZARDS. SURVEY DESIRABLE. DANGEROUS CORNERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
TRAFFIC HAZARDS. SURVEY DESIRABLE. DANGEROUS CORNERS. A comprehensive survey of traffic danger points thioughout Brisbane la desirable, judging by the number of complaln's and suggestions that hayo been made The fiequent occuuenee of aooldents at some intersections in the pity anil at eei tain spots op main roads, has nepessltated precautionary measures, but it is. believed that more satis- factory Jesuits could be obtained bj' a thoiough suivey of all possible traf- fic hazaids'an al) o|ty stieets and loads Commepdaple work is being cjone by safety patrote at sphaols, anil the Royal Automobile Ohjp has erect- ed warning signs in varions parts, of the city, but, Recording to some autho- rities on traffic, theie }s spppe for a considerable extension of thege activi- ties Silent '"pops" have helped to contrpl traffic at dangerous Intersections, put those without reflectors ayp sometimes not readily visible, and are a possible panse of accidents. Reflecting signs also have been piovide...
NO DEFLATION. Church's Spirit. ST. ANDREW'S ADVANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
NO DEFLATION. Church's Spirit. -? ST. ANDREW'S ADVANCES. "Economic depressions cannot deflate the spirit of the Church. It ajano, among all the institutions in the world, is entirely Independent of material considerations," said the Rev. Norman Millar last night, at the 71st anniver- sary of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Pharoh. The Church, he said, had abundant cause to rejoice, because of Its pro- fitless in t|ie present time of material and spiritual difficulty. St. Andrew's had maintained Its place as the second largest Presbyterian congregation in the Commonwealth, with on active membership approaching "roo. in loox. the ayerage attendance at the Com- munion services of ßt, Andrew's was 151. In 1021, it was 307, in 1031 the average was 4áp. Last year's avenge was 475, and at the September Com- munion service tljpre were more than soo communicants. During the depression, although the Church had suffered ¡financially, it had suffered less than any other in stitution in the community....
MANY VISITORS. COOROY ANNUAL SHOW. COOROY, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MANY VISITORS. COOROY ANNUAL SHOW. COOROY, August 27. Fine weather prevallod fpr the continua- tion of the Cooroy Show yesterday, .when Vls|tO|a pamo iiorfi nil parts of the North Coast, QymPle, and the Maty Volley* The gate takings totalling £73. Messrs. 13 Bills nncl H. Thomas, of Eumuiull, A. A King, Of Mooloolah; and M. Hemw°rth, Ji)n" of Bkyrlng's Cleek, gained the most of the awards in the Australian Illawarra s)ioithorn classes, and Mess« P. j. Co* (Imbil); J. Mlbcamhle (Eumundi); 1$. Anderson (yandina), and L. Ohrlsten HPn In toe Jersey section. The show wqs opened hy Mr- H. F WalSor, ¥ L A, who was Introduced hy tho president (Mr j. H nart(ott). Mr. Walker, who was given an enthusiastic reception, urged the people of the distict to maka greater efforts to ass|st tile spplety, a¡i there was no gi pater adver- tisement than their show In the evening the Cooioy Comedy Coy., led hy Dr B Pi eo, produced a comedy jp the Memorial Hall, tho door takings being £G7. AWARDS. WING EVEN...
BE GREATER NOW. NEW FARM FLOODING. VALUATION BOARD HEARS EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
BE GREATER NOW. NEW FARM FLOODING. VALUATION BOARD HEARS EVIDENCE. Every year storms similar to those which caused the 1893 flood passed down the Queensland coast within a few miles of Cape Moreton, but the right set of conditions to bring them to the land did not prevail, said Mr. W. F. Cameron when giving evidence before the Federal Land Valuation Board yesterday. If these storms should be brought inland, he said, the flooding in the New Farm reach of the river would be greater than it was in 1893. The Federal Land Valuation Board, which comprises Messrs. W. J. Lambert (chairman), J. C. E. Thorpe, and C. D. Ferguson is engaged hearing an ap- peal by the Colonial Sugar Refining Co.. Ltd. for a reduction of the Fed- eral land tax assessment for 1930 on the company's property at New Farm, from £7413 to £5395. The Federal Land Tax Department has fixed the unimproved value of the land for 1930 at £54,400, and Mr, Cameron, who valued the property at the request of the company, has value...
MENTAL DEFICIENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MENTAL DEFICIENTS. Because of a lack of funds there is no hope of an intermediate mental hospital being established this finan- cial year, the Home Secretary (Mr. E. M. Hanlon) said yesterday. Mr. Hanlon was replying to the re- marks on the subject made by Mrs. J. R. Williden, vice-president of the Queensland Women's Electoral League, at the recent annual meeting of the Valley branch. Mr. Hanlon said that he was hopeful of being able to establish such an institution at a future date.
GIFT OF £50. CATHEDRAL FUND. TOTAL NEARLY £1600. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
GIFT OF £50. CATHEDRAL FUND. TOTAL NEARLY £1600. The St. John's Cathedral fund still grows. Donations yesterday included one for £50, and the total is now within a few shillings of £1600. There has been a widespread response from people of moderate means. The Highland Society of Brisbane is preparing for its concert. The pro- ceeds are to be given to the fund. The fund now stands: previously acknowledged .... £1548 2 10 Mr. and Mrs. N. Couugeau 50 0 0 EB . 10 ,0 BB., Ashgrove. 10 '0 Total. £1599 12 io' Donations should be forwarded to the tieasurer of the Cathedral Finance Committee (Mr. F. Connan), Church House, Ann Street, Brisbane.