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General News. IT.WAS NOT A STEEPLECHASER [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
General News. IT.WAS NOT A STEEPLECHASER During |thö height of. Saturday night's : storm the passengers on a train bound from Mosman's -Bay ¡to allison's Point had an:exciting time, ¡(says tho "S.M. Herald';'). Thc tram which consisted of two cars, was go- ing along Military-road at a fair pace [tearing its way. through water and ice on the rails;- All went.well until frearf Cardinàl-strcet, .? when without ¡any warning, it ' left "> the rails and turnedÍ hr» towards the footpath. Thc fJriyer immediately applied thc brak- es, but these had but littlo effect," ifor fthe cfirs' continued on their way/ /The gutter ? was Jthe first, obstacle met ¡with. ' This proved but little hind trance: to thó tram, for; to use the' words pf a passenger, "she'rose like : «'bird and went sailing merrily on." Thc gipiten successfully negotiated, 1 rought thc flying cars face to face with a hrlck wall in front of Healy : .terrace. Seeing how well the tram ¡had done at thc gutter, thc passen-, gers th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
Special Advertisements. Special Notice A WELL-KNOWN FACT !. Our Competitors are worried be ause the Sales of MCCRACKEN'S DEER are increasing monthly. The explanation is simple- The Public insist upon having McCRAC KEN'S ONLY because they know it is the BEST BEER BREWED IN AUSTRALIA, and the wise Publican has no time for cheap inferior Beers, but purchases MCCRACKEN1 S ONLY and thus increases his trade Wright, Heaton & Go. Ltd., QUEENSLAND AGENTS. .? ft ? ? B. E. BROWNE (Late of Melbourne.) FRENCH POLISHER AND CANE WORKER. Pianos a'Speciality. I Orders sent-care. Bulcock Bros. will St. Margaret's Private Hospital, CAIRNS. The Building has been designed and erected .specially for tho pur- poses of affording the best possible Accommodation and Treatment to Medical, Surgical and' Midwifery coses. The institution "has been completely fitted out with the most up-toHlato Surgical and Medicar ac- cessories and apparatus. Nurse Grenier (late Children's Hos- pital, Brisbane, and late ...
Publisher's Notice. The Cairns "Post." [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
Publisher's Nötice. Thé Cairns "Post." An Independent Journal of North Queensland. An impartial recorder of. current events) mining developments in tho Far North, Agricultural, past- oral, social, shipping and general news. The "Post" has numerous and well-informed contributors in the various centres of population throu- ghout North Queensland, and Special Correspondents in the metropolitan cities of the Commonwealth. Local- ly, it advocates, in the first place and all.the limo, .thc roquirements of the district in which it is establish ed, the rich and extensive territory .known as tho /Cairns Hinterland ¡Its aim, from a political point of view, is to advocate the cause of I "ound Pi J~rcss, Just Government, J Constitutional - Liberty, and thc en- couragement of Private Enterprise and Individual Effort. The "Post" stands upon its merits as a "news-" paper; special care being taken to Keep its readers well informed daily with regard to matters of interest in thc .Commonwealth, Europ...
LENNON'S NEW DRUG STORE. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
LENNON'S NEW DHüU STOßE. Last month honors came easy; It waa a great month. lor Lennon's New Drug Store, lt was a royal dcmcui rtrátion and Utting dedication to the newest contribution to Cairns Drug Stores. I am proud of the popular public approval sbown mo last month and which 1 shall strive to main-1 tain, seeking day after day to make this a perfect Drug Store and one that will ever retain the good will and confidence of thc people. Tho merit of my drugs, chemicals, etc., is ever to be my claim for patronage and not thc decrying quotations of impossible prices. I trust tho asso- ciations and friendship formed since my advent in thc field of Drug Store business may bo ever fastened with tho cords of many years satisfactory relations. Mail your orders if you cannot visit my Drug Store. A prize competition ticket given with every puschase. Perspiring humanity relieved at my American Soda Fountain. Telephone 124 :P.O. Box, 124. Lennon, Chemist, Abbott St. (next A.. J. Draper), Cairn...
Our Miscellany. One Man in a Thousand. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
One Mah in a Thousand. - To this day, Theodora Dodd doesn't quite anderstand how it was that his romauc* turned out ns it did-or, to be more exact, did noe turn out nt all, but exploded into nothingness, like n bubble in mid air. ' Even now, he will carelessly twist at the place where a vivid imagination has endowed him with a luxuriant moustache, and modestly ailinn that, but for some slight, unknown circumstance, he would be helping to enjoy a handsome income, instead of standing all day behind n shop counter. It happened in this way. One morning he boarded a ear nt his usual time and place. Settling down into the Inst unoccupied seat, he immediately buried himself in his pnper, lest he should bs expected to make room for a lady who had just entered. After informing himself of tho news of the world by a cursory glance at the largest hemlines, ho turned to a murder trial and two prize-fights. Having mentally reversed the judge's decision in each case, he next sought tho "agony colu...
How They Show Their Approval. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
How They Show Their Approval. The Japanese theatre-goers have a verj original way of showing their approval of a particularly fine performance. They shriel «ad whoop with jellak». uU «kn 41M «n thu«i»am .niches its highett pitch, kata, coats and. other articles of clothing are showered upon the stage as bouquets are filing to the favorites in this country. 4 story ¡8 told of a foreigner who saw this rain pf coats and sashes falling upon the stage after 4 thrilling scene, ana wishing to contri bate his mite, he tossed his hat over too. Be was willing to sacrifice that much to keep op the credit of his country, particularly as the hat was an old one and he had a soft «ap in his pocket to fall back upon. Much to his surprise, at the close of thc entertain: ment the manager brought his hat back tq bim and asked him for a sum of money. A few enquiries elicited (he information that the artioleg thrown to (fie ' star ' were merely pledges, to be afterwards redeemed by money tbeactors havin...
The Penalty of Speaking Falsely. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
The Penalty of Speaking Falsely, Perhaps in only one instance has a monu- ment been erected '* to celebrate a lie." In Devigcs, "Wilshire, such a monument occu- pies a prominent position, an object oi curi- osity to all who visit that old-fashioned town. Strictly speaking it was built to emphasise a warning, but it can hardly be called a Christian act which perpetuates the weakness of a fellow creature dead so long ago as 1753. On the 25th of January in that year Eutb I Pierce ot Pottcrne, so the story runs, agreed, I with three other women, to buy a sack ot I wheat. Each wa* to pay ncr due proportion i towards the cost ol the same. One of these women, in collecting the various sums of THE MOHPÎIEXT AT DEVIOEB. I money, discovered a defiwency, and demand- ed of Pierce the sum which was wanting tc make good the amount. The latter indig- nantly protested that she had paidher share. I " May I drop down," she exclaimed, " if 1 have not ! " Hardly had she repeated thll rash wish, when, t...
SHIPPING MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
§HlPPD¡rCr MOVEMENTS.. Etona Philp, ;& Co. Xid.. Agenta Kuranda, from Townsville via port ia due here every Tuesday afternoon leaves for Port Douglas same after noon, returning Tuesday night an> leaving on Wednesday morning on thi . return. . _ Wyandra,' from Melbourne -tc Cairns via ports is due here on Thurs day next. ^ » Eastern (E. & A. Co.) from Hong kong en route to Melbourne, is dm at Cairns' on 14th December. Empire (E. & A.) for Hongkong via ports, leaves Cairns on the lOth December. Moldavia (P. & 0.), for London via Plymouth, leaves Sydney at neon on December 7.'. Nikko Maru (N.Y.K.) for Japan leaves Townsville on December 9. ' Kumano Mani (N.Y.K.) from Ja- pan, en route to Melbourne, leaves* Townsville December 13. Moresby (B.P. Line) for Sydney via New Guinea 'and Soíomm Is- lands, leaves Cooktown on December .7th. - Airlie (B.P. Line) for Singapore yia.¿ poitsi passed; the Anchorage on I Saturday. - ' " j Aorangi (A. & A. line...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
DEPARTURES. Bec. 7, Carroo, Captain Goodall, for Geraldton, Adelaide Co. Ltd, Agents. Dec. 7,"Airlie,. Captain Williams,' for Singapore. Burns Philp Co. Ltd., , Agents. - , . -
Member Entertained. MR. CREAGH PUBLICLY THANKED. (By Telegraph.) GEORGETOWN, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
Mémber Entertained. MR. CREAGH PUBLICLY THANKED. (By Telegraph.') GEORGETOWN, Saturday^ , Mr.- V. Creagh, member of tho As- sembly for Croydon, arrived, hero last óveninjr on his way from tho eastern ccast to his electorate,"'~ and was accorded a most enthusiastic iind fla-ttcrinjr reception. Tho member for Croydon was met outside the town and escorted' into Georgetown. He was afterwards en- tertained by the principal residents and publicly thanked by the Projyess Association for thc firm stand he had taKcn' in Parliament in reference to Northern requirements, and more particularly in regard to the con- struction of the Almadon-Gcorgetown railway and the proposed deviation. Mn. Creagh, in responding to thc toast of his health, which was drunk enthusiastically, said ho did not claim any thanks for what he had done. He had emly done his duty as thc member for the adjoining clcrtor nte whose interests . were identical with those of Georgetown. On be- half of the people of tho Gulf gene...
Christening a Mill. CHRISTENING A TIN BATTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 9 December 1907
Christening a Mill. CHRISTENING; A TIN BATTERY. , The christening ol .thc Go Ahead tin battery, was an event of interest duning thc "past week for " the inking mun of the IrvinebanK district, wri- tes our - correspondent. ', " Also it was a red-letter day for-thoso concerned. There were present atiout 200 per- sons, all parts of Queensland being mterested. ' "Apologies . w'cre received ironi many mining men who were un- avoidably unable to attend,v among them being Messrs W. Trcvencn, John Donohue, , John Kennedy, ana John Moffat, Among the ladies, present were Mrs J. Mollat, Miss F. McGuinness, Mrs. Blakey, "Mrs. ¡W¿.. Balderson, Miss Currie, Misses ' Parkinson ,(2), Her-' ocrtan ; Miss Parnell! (UaSrns), Miss Peberdy, Miss Maud Linde, Miss E. Bradshaw, Mrs. \V. Matthews,, and numerous others whose / names wcie not known to your correspondent. i;Amongst the gentlemen present were Messrs Horsley (Daspector of Mines), Allan Waddell .(manager, Loudon Mill), Sydney Sheppard, (Manager, ...