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SPEED RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SPEED BECOED. In an attempt to improve on tlia unpaced record time-5hr. 50min. established by Victor Sh.ultz in 1909, for the Toowoomba to Brisbane dis- tance by push bicycle, Roy Blight set out from Toowoomba at approximately 8.45 ajn., yesterday, and arrived at the General Post Office, Brisbane, aï 2.7 p.m. He had started earlier, had a mishap, returned to Toowoomba, and began again. His bicycle had a three speed gear. He was followed by offi- cials in a motor car, and a larg« crowd assembled at the Post Office to witness the run home. Blight's official time was 5 hours 22 minutes 30 seconds-nearly half an hour better than the time established by shultz.
BEGGED IN STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
BEGGED IN STREET. On Saturday afternoon the police saw Albert Hunt (55), labourer, «sk¡ng for money in Adelaide Street, aunt was arrested, and was fined £1, in default 14 days' gaol, by Mr. P. M. ,,».» °2' FM- in the p°"ce Court, Uu.el'flflv' on a charge of having placed nimself in Adelaide Street to beg alms. Defendant, who pleaded guilty to the nrt,gc',said lle was trvlnS to got the Pnce of a "feed."
REMANDS GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
REMANDS GRANTED. Charged that between May 26 and August 26, at Brisbane, he habitually consorted with reputed criminals, John Nelson (45), labourer, appeared before Mr. P. M. Hishon, P.M., in the City Police Court yesterday. De- fendant was remanded until September 4. Mr. W. J. Kennedy appeared for defendant. Similar remands were granted in the cases in which Madge Clarke (26) was charged that, on August 26, at South Brisbane, she stole a watch chain and 4/, of a total value of £2/14/, from the person of Neil M'Ginley; Claude Lewis Stanton, alias Lewis Vclotti (21), labourer, was charged that, on August 26, he had in his possession eight fowls suspected of having been stolen; James Fairclough (36), rigger, j and Henry Gorman (41), labourer, were charged that, on August 26, at Stanley Street, South Brisbane, they broke and entered.the shop of Alfred Carter, with intent to commit a-' crime therein; and John-' Williams, alias Waldor (38), labourer, was charged that, on August 27, at Ip...
WHICH AWARD? MOUNT MORGAN LTD. APPLICATION TO COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
WHICH AWARD? MOUNT MORGAN LTD. APPLICATION TO COURT. Application was made to the Ar- bitration Court yesterday by Mount Morgan Ltd. for a ruling as to whether the existing State awards for the mechanical engineering, electrical en- gineering, building trades, and clerks and switchboard attendants applied to the company at its mine at Mt. Mor- gan, or whether the company was justified in continuing to operate under the old company's consolidated award. Tho court consisted of his Honour Mr. Justice Webb (president), Mr. T. A. Ferry, and Mr. W. J. Riordan. Mr. A. W. Hutchin and Mr. R. T. Thompson (managing director), assist- ed by Mr. J. F. FitzGerald (Messrs. J. F. FitzGerald and Walsh), represented Mt. Morgan Ltd. Mr. R. J. Carroll appeared for the Amalgamated En glnoerinjr Union, the Eleotrioal Trades Union of Australia (Queensland branch), the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners of Australasia (Queensland), and the Federated Clerks' Union of Australia (Central and Souther...
MOTOR TRUCK DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MOTOR TRUCK DESTROYED. Although his motor truck had caught fire on two occasions before it was de- stroyed, he did not consider that it was a dangerous vehicle to drive, said Alexander Byth, relief worker, of Bun- yaville, Bunya, near Mitchelton, in the Coroner's Court yesterday. The Coroner (Mr. J. J. Leahy) held an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the destruction by fire of Byth's motor truck at Bunyaville on June 15. Byth said ' that . he purchased the truck in December, 1932, for £65, with insurance extra. About two months later it caught fire in Barry Parade, Valley, but he extinguished the flames before any damage was done. On an- other occasion the vehicle caught fire while he was returning to his home. Again very little damage was done. On the morning of June 15 he loaded fiiewoocl on the truck near his home and left the engine running while he closed an opening in a fence. He saw flames beneath the bonnet of the truck, and when he opened the bonnet the vacuum tank...
INDUSTRIAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
INDUSTRIAL COURT. In Chambers, before the Industrial Re- gistrar yesterday, an application was made by tho Federated Furnishing Trade Society for a. variation of tho furniture manufacturing award. Mr. W. O. Rogers appeared for the union. The Industrial Registrar ordered that answers of respon- dents be filed with the Industrial Regis- trar and served on tho secretary of the applicant union on or before September l8. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS. In the matter of an application by the Federated Furnishing Trade Society (Musical Instrument Makers) for a varia- tion of the award. Mr. W. C. Rogers ap- peared for the union. The Industrial Registrar ordered that answers of respon- dents be filed with the Industrial Regis- trar and served on the secretary of the applicant union on or beforo September l8. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AWARD. In the matter of an application by Camerons Pty., Ltd., Mackay,, and the Ironmasters' Association, for a variation of the award, Mr. T. Lewis appeared for the ap...
SUBURBAN BURGLARIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SUBURBAN BURGLARIES. Although thieves entered tbe home of Mrs. M. A. Wyatt, Simpson's Road, Pad- dington, last Friday afternoon, in the absence of the occupants, and stole various artlcles of jewellery, the robbery was not discovered until some days later. The missing property is valued at about £17. Two further week-end burglaries wero reported to tho pollco yesterday. At Nun- dah thieves gained access to the cycle workshop of Walter Wildman, in Buckland road, and removed oil. petrol, tyres, enamel paint, and accessories^ valued at £23. Entrance was gained by forcing open a wlncftw. Sandshoes and sporting shoes valued at between £3 and £4 were removed from the premises of tho North Australian Rubber Mills, Ltd., at Bishop-street, Kelvin Grove.
WINTER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
WINTER GARDEN. The musical comedy production, "Yes, Mr. Brown," is attracting large audiences to the Winter Garden Theatre. Jack Buchanan has a new role, which gives full scope to his charming personality and unrivalled power of light comedy characterisa- tion. He is seldom absent from the screen, and his, grotesque dancing and fascinating crooning of the tuneful musical numbers are an added attrac- tion. He is supported by a splendid east, including the charming and humorous Elsie Randolph, Margot Grahame, Hartley Power, and the Aus- tralian star, Vera Pearce. The sup- porting attraction, In a Monastery Garden, presents a powerful and gripping story of brotherly sacrifice and devotion. The cast includes John Stuart. Joan Maude, and Humberstone Wright.
ST. JAMES THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
ST. JAMES THEATRE. James Cagney proves that he can take as well as give in the Warner Bros, picture, Hard to Handle, which is now being shown at the St. James Theatre. The story, by Houston Branch, is a brilliant burlesque, with funny situations and lively dialogues. There is a strong supporting cast. The supporting attraction, False Faces, deals with the progress of a plastic surgeon.
ISOBEL ELSOM SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
ISOBEL EUSOM SEASON. "Private Lives," which is the famous comedy from the pen of Noel Coward, and which will Introduce to Brisbane on Saturday week in His Majesty's Theatre the noted star, Isobel Elsom, contains a farcical scene, whiJh nas been described by more than one critic in the South as one of the fun- niest ever played on the Australian stage. J. 0. Williamson Ltd. has secured a most distinguished coterie of players to support Miss Elsom. Her leading man, George Barraud, Is al- ready well known here by his bril- liant performances with Pauline Fred- erick and Renee Kelly, and theatre- goers have had more recent glimpses of him In talking pictures. The Eng- lish stars, Carl Harbord, Margery Caldlcott, and Charlotte Prances, will make first appearances here during the forthcoming season, and Harvey Adams a welcome reappearance. Preferen- tial booking for "Private Lives," to be staged for the first six nights, with a Wednesday matinee, is now onen at Paling's. Ordinary booking ...
38 BAGS POTATOES CONDEMNED [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
38 BAGS POTATOES CONDEMNED For the first time in several weeks potatoes wera condemned by the Govern- ment Inspector at tho Roma Street farm produce markets yesterday. in all, 38 bags wero marked as affocted by the potato moth. Tliey consisted of a bagging of small blues, one of small Brownells, and one of larger blues. Tri» potatoes will have to be picked over before being released for sale, J
HONEY AND BEESWAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
HONEY AND BEESWAX. Honey was hi good supply yesterday, and the demand was only fair. Beeswax was also well represented, with n moderate demand. The Queensland Honey Board, through their agents (Messrs. J. Jackson, Ltd.) reported ruling rates as follow: Honey, choleo, 4d per lb, prime 3>,4d to 3%d: other grades, 2&lt;/2d to 3d. Beeswax, 1/3 to 1/4 per lb. SYDNEY, August 28.-Honey, liquid, extra first grade 5d.. first grade 4i4d. to 414d., second grade 3!4d., third grade 3V4d" candled, extra first grado 5d., first grade 4',4d. to 4V'2d. per lb. LAIDLEY, August 28.-Supplies were light to-day owing to the pig snles being held. Lucerne chaff met a fair mar- ket, but maize values wero weak. Farm- ers' prices:-Maize (prime), 3/ per bus'jel; eggs, 6d, per dozen; potatoes, ïngllsn £5/10/ to £6; sweet, £2/10/; chaff, mixed, £4 to £4/5/; lucerno, £3/15/ to £4/10/; hny, lucerne, £3; pumpkins, £2/15/ to £3: cream (CB.F.), lOd. per lb. MULGOWIE, August 28.-There was a falling off In su...
POULTRY AND EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
POULTRY AND EGOS, Only light supplies of poultry came to hand, but there wa3 a good demand. Thero was an Increased supply of eggs, and the demand was dull. Quotations: POULTRY.-Hens, coloured, 6/ to 7/6 a pair; whites, 5/0 to 6/6; pullets, 5/ to 8/! cockerels, prime, 9/ to 10/; cockerels, medium, 7/ to 8/6; cockerels, small. 4/6 to 5/9; English ducks, 3/ to 3/6; Mus- covy ducks, 4/9 to 6/; Muscovy drakes, 6/ to 8/11; turkey hens, 10/ to 13/; turkey gobblers, 20/ to 30/; geese, 6/6 to 7/6; chicks, W.L., 4d to 1/9: B.O., 1/6 to 3/6; pigeons, 9d; guinea fowls, 3/6 to 4/; ducklings, 1/0 to 3/. EGGS.-Guaranteed special, lid a dozen; modlum sized, lad; third grade. 8d; case eggs, 8d; farmers' special, 8d; duck eggs, 8d: pullet eggs, 8d. The Queensland Egg Board advises that egg prices until further notice will be as follows:-No. 1 grade, lid; No. 2, I0d; No. 3, 8d. The Queensland Egg Board advises that egg prices until further notice will be as follows:-No. 1 grade, lid.; No. 2, 10d.; No....
VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
VEGETABLES. There was a heavy supply of cabbages, and although a fair demand ruled only tho bettor quality lines wore holding In value. Cauliflowers sold fairly well, and prime peas and beans advanced Bllghtly on last week-end rates. Cucumbers sold rather slowly, and only the bester class of small vegetables was In demand. For local coloured tomatoes of primo qualit/i the market was a shade firmer, but no Improvement took placo for green and Northern deliveries, which wero offering at low rates. Quotations were as follow: Tomatoes, local, coloured, 2/ to 0/ a case; special, 7/ to 8/; green, 2/ to 4/; Bowen, 2/ to 4/: a few coloured, 5/; Proserpine and Ambrose, 2/0 to 5/, Cabbages, 1/ to 4/ a dozen; a few largo to 4/0. Cauli- flowers, 2/ to 10/ a dozen; a few specials to 12/. Beans, 4/ to 9/ a bag; primo, large, to 11/ Pens. 5/ to 8/ a hag; prime large, 9/ to 10/. English potatoes, 3/ to 4/ n, BUgar bag. Sweet potatoes, 1/6 to 2/6. Cucumbers. Bowen, 5/ to 7/ a case. Chocos, 1/ to 1/0...
BASEBALL. REVIEW OF SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
BASEBALL. KEVIEW OF SEASON. By "CATCHER.' Last Saturday's match marked the close of the winter baseball season in Brisbane. A pleasing feature of the season's play was the fine spirit, or cameraderle that prevailed amongst the teams. Win .or lose the same spirit was evident, and'lt made for a much higher standard of play than would otherwise have been possible. Taken all round, the standard was not bad. Many of the players had never handled a glove previously, and the round stick was something new. Valleys are to be congratulated on their unbeaten record. Right through the season they were on top. Levy's pitching and coaching being responsible for tho development of a reliable combination. It was a pity that other teams "could not furnish stronger opposition. . iGrcys were unfortunate in losing the services of players through illness, and the loss of the pitcher, Leek, at the season's end was a sad blow. Eastern Suburbs lookod the strongest team on paper, but faUed to play up to exp...
BRIGHT HOPES. BODYLINE DISPUTE. PREPARING FOR 1934 TOUR. That the Australian Board of Control has hopes of an early settlement of the "bodyline" dispute is apparent from the fact that it is proceeding with preparations for the 1934 Tests. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
BRIGHT HOPES. JBODYLINE DISPUTE. PREPARING FOR 1934 TOUR. That the Australian Board of Con- trol has hopes of an early settlement of the "nodyline" dispute Is appar- ent from the fact that It is proceed- ing with preparations for the 1934 Tests. The board having decided that delegates and officials of State cricket associations may apply for the post of manager, nom- inations were invited and these closed on August 21. This week in Melbourne a committee appointed for the purposo, and consisting of the chairman (Dr. Allon Robertson) and Messrs J. S. Hutcheon (Queensland), and R. A. Oxlade (New South Wales), will select the four they consider most suitable for the Job, and their names, along with any members from the Board of Control, will go before tho board's meeting later in the month. In cricketing circles It is thought that Mr. W. L. Kelly, a Victorian member of the Board, who managed the 1930 tour, will be selected, but it is known that Mr. L. O'Connor, the former Queensland cap...
WATCHING THEIR STEP. STATE'S LEADING PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
WATCHING THEIR STEP. STATE'S LEADING PLAYERS. Although many of the lesser lights hove eagerly grasped tho offers mode them to ploy professional cricket, the big men of the game ore watching their step. It was learned from a reliable source yes- terday that Messrs. R, K. Oxenham, P. M. Hornlbrook, and H. M. Thurlow had been approached with a view to transfer- ring to the professional ranks, but that the overtures had not been successful. Another well-known cricketer, who has frequently entertained the handful of spectators at club matches with his fire- works, A, Rofo, also was made an offer, but he, too, preferred to remain under the amateur banner.