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FOR FIFTH TEST. THE SPRINGBOK TEAM. (Australian Press Association.) PORT ELIZABETH, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
FOR FIFTH TEST. THE SPRINGBOK TEAM. (Australian Press Association.) PORT ELIZABETH, August 27. The Springbok team for the fifth Test match has been chosen as follows: White, Brand, Waring, Gray, Lyster, Osier, Craven, S. C. Louw, Kipling, Geere, Smollan, Nel, Bergh, M. Louw, and Apsey. Gray, a Western Province player, will make his first appearance in the Test matches against the Australians.
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
THEATRE ROYAL. The Theatre Royal is now being thoroughly renovated, and redecorated throughout, and a lease has been taken by the directors of Connors and Paul Theatres Pty., Ltd., of Sydney and Melbourne, who intend playing their .various companies from time to time. A grand opening will take place on Friday, September 8, with Jim Gerald and his Musical Comedy Company, who has just completed a run of 21 consecutive weeks at the Tivoli, Mel- bourne. The company will be com- plete in every detail, with full scenery, wardrobe, &c. The opening produc- tion, The Moorish Maid, is one of brilliant scenes, tuneful singing, clever dancing, and an abundance of whole- some comedy. A complete new show will be given each week. The com- pany comprises 31 persons, the ma- jority of whom will arrive In Brisbane on Thursday next. Others, including Mr. Gerald and his wife, are motoring from Melbourne. The box plans will open at Paling's on Friday morning next.
TIVOLI. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
TIVOLI. J. Milne, the well-known parachute Jumper, is preparing for his leap from the top tower of 4QG, in the old State insurance Buildings, into George Street, at 10.30 o'clock on Thursday morning. The feat is being made to herald the coming of "Parachute Jumper" to the 'rivoli on Friday. Douglas Fairbanks, jun., has the main role, with Bette Davis, Leo. Carillo, and a splendid cast. The second pic- ture is "Warrior's Husband," a bur- lesque on ancient Rome. Elissa Landl has a fine role, with Marjorie Ram beau, David Manners, and other well known players. Constance Bennett stars in "Rockabye," showing this week at the Tivoli. She has Paul Lukas and handsome Joel M'Crea with her in a dramatic story of a girl's quest for love and its amazing outcome. There is also "Called Back,T as well as "Bye gones," travelogue of the Panama, ilnesound all-Australian Review, and latest Fox and Universal newsreels.
QUEENSLAND CATTLE AT ADELAIDE. ADELAIDE, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
aUEENSLAND CATTLE AT ADELAIDE. ADELAIDE, August 28. A draft of 353 splendidly bred and finished Shorthorn bullocks from Coora- bulka and Glenormiston stations. Queens- land, was the feature of the abattoirs sales to-day. The cattlo wore among the best ever seen at the abattoirs. The yard- ing totalled 323, compared with 1135 last | week. Thero was a good demand for best qual- ity handy weights, and prices generally ! were better. Melbourne competition was ] not in ovidencc. Quotations (estimated price per 1001b., not allowing for abat- toirs charges to butchers):-Primo to choleo lightweight steers and young oxen, 30/ to 32/, odd beasts higher; good to prime medium weights, 27/ to 30/; good to prime heavyweights. 26/ to 23/; useful ox beef, 25/ to 27/; plain beef lower.
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. SYDNEY, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. I SYDNEY, August 28. At Homebush to-day theie was a sheep penning of 30,000, which was a de- crease of 10,127, compared with last Thursday. Buyers bid freely for good trade descriptions, and a firmer market was established. The majority of the sup- ply comprised Inferior sheep. Quotation»: Prime suckers, 4d. to 5d., prime light lambs 4',4d. to 4',id.. heavy 3',id.; other lambs and hoggets, 3d. to 3',id.; wethers, 3d. to 3>/ad.; ewes, 2i&lt;,d. to 3d.; mutton, 2«,i,d. to 2%d. per lb., plus skin and fat values. In the cattle section there were 1245 head, which was 50 more than last day. No Queensland stock was offered. The quality generally improved. There was a plentiful supply of prime bullocks, but also many Inferior and young stock. Later In the day tho market recovered from a fall of 5/, which It suffered during the early sales. Quotations:-Choice yearling beef, 39/ to 43/; primo light, 34/ to 36/; heavy, 30/; good trade sorts, 20/ to 32/; best co...
"Get a Good Fight." CANBERRA, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
"Get a Good Fight. CANBERRA, August 28. Replying to a suggestion by Mr. H. V. C. Thorby, M.H.R. (Country Party), that the Prime Minister or some other Federal Minister should oppose him in Calare at the next elections, the Prime Minister (Mr. J. A. Lyons) said to-night that Mr. Thorby should be fighting windmills. Ho gave more than a hint of what would happen in the Calare electorate when election time arrived. "As far as the fight in that elector- ate Is concerned," he added, "he will get a good fight from the United Aus- tralia Party candidate, without doubt, when the elections arrive."
MOUTH ORGAN TESTS. Norman Park Eisteddfod. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MOUTH ORGAN TESTS. Norman Park Eisteddfod. Tho popularity of mouth organ bands for school children was evident last even- ing at the concluding session of the Nor- man Park Eisteddfod. The silver cup for school bands was won by Buranda State School. Tlie prizes were presented by Mr. L. D. Edwards (Inspector of Schools), In the absence of the Director of Education (Mr. B. J. M'Kenna). The adjudicator, Mr. R. Dalley-Scarlet, said he was both sur- prised and pleased at the general stand- ard of the players, particularly as the training was done without written music. Several non-competltlve Items wore given, Including.violin solos by Mr. Bert Shepherd (winner of the Grlco Cup). Awards: MOUTH ORGAN (under 16 years).-Percy «ambleton (108 points) 1, A. Cerezo (105 paints) 2. ACTION SONG (not more than 10 chil- dren), 8 to 14 years: Black and Gold Trou- badours (86 points) 1, Gay Little Japaneso (80 points) 2. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP (Boomerang mouth organ).-Oscil H. Carter (HO points), 1, Percy...
VALLEY THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
VALLEY THEATRE. "Reunion in Vienna," featuring John Barrymore and Diana Wynyard, will be seen at the Valley Theatre for the last time to-day and to-night. On the same programme is "Pleasure Cruise," in which Roland Young and Geneviève Tobin ore featured. Aus- tralian and overseas gazettes also are shown. During the evening session another Golden Casket night will be held. On Wednesday "Luxury Liner" will be screened. George Brent and Zita Johann have the principal roles. The associate feature will bo "It's a King."
MAJESTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MAJESTIC. At the Majestic Theatre Sydney Howard, the English comedian, is ap- pearing in "It's a King." "Pleasure Cruise" features a great cast, headed by Geneviève Tobin, Roland Young, Mtona Gombell, and Herbert Mundln. .The short subject is "Alma Martyr," and the latest Australian and inter- national gazettes will complete the programme. In "It's a King" Sydney Howard plays a double part-that of an insurance agent who decides to take a holiday on the Continent, where he is mistaken for the King of Heigla owing to his remakable like- ness to this great person, and also the part of the real king.
DEVELOP NORTH. NO DEFINITE SCHEME. MANY SUGGESTIONS. MELBOURNE, August 27. It is stated that no concrete proposal for developing North Australia, has yet been received by the Federal Government, but several interesting proposals are being considered. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
DEVELOP NORTH. NO DEFINITE SCHEME. MANY SUGGESTIONS. MELBOURNE, August 27. It is slated that no concrete pro- posal for developing- North Aus- tralia, has yet been received by the Federal Government, bat several interesting proposals arc being considered. A sub-committee of the Federal Cabinet, consisting of the Minister for Deience (Sir George Pearce), the Minister in Charge of Development (Senator A. J. M'Lachlan), and the Minister for the Interior (Mr. J. A. Perkins), met in Melbourne to-day, and considered correspondence on the subject of developing North Australia. They will meet again in Cantara later in the week. All sorts of suggestions were con- tained in the mountain of letters received. The most promising were inquiries and suggestions in connec- tion with the development of the mineral resources of the North. The sub-committee was favourably im- pressed by them, as it is considered that the discovery of gold and other minerals will bring most rapid develop- ment. There w...
SAVOY—ASTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SAVOY-ASTOR. Joan Crawford, who has an inimit- able flair for distinctive smartness, is co-starred with Gary Cooper, in "To- day We Live," a picture fully as dramatic as the fashions she wears. It will be screened to-night at the Savoy Theatre, Clayfield. The associate attraction, "Fast Workers," with Mae Clark and Robert Armstrong, is full of thrills and comedy. A comedy car- toon, Fox News, &e" complete the bill. For reservations, telephone M1107 1108. , At the Astor, Now Farm, "Red Headed Woman," with Jean Harlow, Lewis Stone, Chester Morris, and Leila Hyams, will be shown. The associate attraction, "Flesh," stars Wallace Beery, Karen Morley, and Ricardo Cortez, in a gripping story of sport. The featurettcs include a cartoon. Magic Carpet, and Fox News, &c. For reservations, telephone B4143.
BILLIARDS. WELD WON A GRADE. TATTERSALL'S TOURNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
BILLIARDS. WELD WON A GRADE. TATTERSALLS TOURNEY. With an unfinished break of 48 H. Weld (owe 30) ron to his total of 250 last night and won the Tattersall's A grade competi- tion from V. E. Cameron (on 80), whoso total was 232. Weld early In the game made a number of good breaks-29 was the best-but Cameron scored more con- sistently about mld-sesslon. Weld came again with a run of 32. Cameron, at his subsequent visit, made a similar break, and the totals at one stago were Cam- eron, 206; Weld, 165. Play was fairly even later, till Weld strung his 48 to- gether, and won the tournament. SNOOKER TOURNEY. Tlio first round of the snooker tourna- ment at tho Commercial Travellers' Club was continued last night, with the follow- ing results:-N, K. Maynard (on 70) boat J. Uro (on 88) by 212 to 136; H. Camp- bell (on 05) beat E. R. Beard (on 35) by 156 to-137; S. G. Anderson (on 100) beat A. R. Lavers (on 88) by 175 to 173. A GRADE SHIELD. To-night teams of the Commercial Travellers' Club a...
Mrs. Emma Ackerley. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Mrs Emma Ackerley, An old resident of Brisbane in the person of Mrs Emma Ackerley died recently. She was bom at Newark, Sussex, England, 93 years ago, and came to Queensland in the sailing ship, Royal Dane, arriving in January 1873. She was shortly afterwards mar- ried to Mr, Ackerley, who predeceased her 35 years ago.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
PERSONAL. The Minister for Education (Mr. F. A. Cooper) and the Director of Edu- cation (Mr. B. J. M'Kenna), who have been visiting various centres on the Darling Downs, including Dalby, Surat, Glenmorgan, and Yeulba, will return to Brisbane to-day. The Minister for Mines (Mr. J. Stopford) returned to Brisbane on Sunday from Maryborough and Rock- hampton. The Minister for Works (Mr. H. A. Bruce), who visited Dalby during the week-end with the Acting Under- secretary to the department (Mr. G. M. Colledge), and the Commissioner for Main Roads (Mr. J. R. Kemp) re- turned to Brisbane on Sunday. The Under Secretary to the Depart- ment of Justice (Mr. G. A. Carter) is absent from his official duties owing to an attack of influenza. The leader of the Federal Oppo- sition (Mr. J. H. Scullin) and Mrs. Scullin, who have been spending a holiday at Magnetic Island, have de- cided to continue their stay for an- other week. Former Inspector D. Powers, who had been in charge of the Mary- borough p...
Benefit Entertainments. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
Benefit Entertainments. Past students of the Salisbury School held a reunion dance last Saturday night. The committee which arranged the dance comprised J. Muir, E. King, M. O'Connor, C. O'Connor, W. Smith, and B. Oldmeadow. Mrs, Singleton supervised the provision of refresh- ments. Mr. T. Nimmo, M.L.A,, at- tended, accompanied by Mrs. Nimmo, who, with Mr. and Mrs. Trickey, the head master of the Salisbury School, Mr. Marshall, and Mrs. Marshall, judged the fancy costumes worn by a number of dancers. Prize winners were Messrs. W. Smith and W. Lightbody (Charles Chaplin and wife), Misses P. Cox and N. Middleton (Hessian Toil- ettes), Mr, C. O'Connor (Old Man), Miss N. Kearney (Helen), Mr. A. Sin- gleton (Hard Times), Messrs. D. Hyde and R. Coif ax (Sundowners), Misses Colfax and Donald (Hard Times School Girls), Mr. R. Cox (School Boy). In aid of the Orange Grove School funds, Cooper's Plains, Messrs. H. But- terworth, N. White, G. White, J. Bridges, and E. Andrews presented several ...
SET STYLE. FOR NATIONAL CODE. ONE METHOD OF PLAY URGED. Queensland's team at the Australian code carnival in Sydney returned with a lively regard for ills and aches, a full sense of its inferiority, a happy trust in the future, and a determination to benefit by the lessons taught. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SET STYLE. FOR NATIONAL CODE. ONE METHOD OF PLAY URGED. By F. RICKETTS. Queensland's team at the Australian code carnival in Sydney returned with a lively regard for lUs and aches, a full sense of its Inferiority, a happy trust in the future, and a determination to benefit by the lessons taught. -Tiere Is no need to write in terms of despair over its achievements. The team did its best, and in a letter received from a friend at the carnival ho praises our rep- resentatives for their doggedness, stamina, and camaraderie. These are three fine attributes, but are more of the body than of the mind. The Queensland League has consistently shown much concern over the welfare of the sport, and a desire to profit by experience, but the same fer- vour has not always been shown by play- ers, kick for kick, to use a metaphor in the language of the game. Constructive criticism In standards usually welcome, and in the hope that the League will discuss suggestions for im- provement in play the vie...
THE KANGAROOS. Laws to Lead Team Against Leigh To-morrow. The Australian Rugby League team in England has made an excellent start, fully maintaining the traditions of past touring sides by winning the first match of the tour and producing splendid fighting qualities, Fred Laws, the Queensland centre three-quarter, will l[?]d the Kangaroos against Leigh to-morrow, and with him are five other Maroon representatives. The match promises to test the mettle of the tourists, for past teams found Leigh particularly hard to beat, despite the fact that only one Australian team (1908-9) suffered defeat. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
THE KANGAROOS. Laws to Lead Team Against Leigh To-morrow. By L. H. KEARNEY. The Australian Rugby Leagus team in England has made an excellent start, fully maintaining the traditions of past touring sides by winning the first match of the tour and pro- ducing splendid fighting qualities, Fred Laws, the Queens- land centre three-quarter, will lead the Kangaroos against Leigh to-morrow, and with him are five other Maroon repre sentatives. The match promises to test the mettle of the tourists, for past teams found Leigh particularly hard to beat, despite the fact that only one Australian team (1908-9) suf- fered defeat. Combination is always a first considera- tion in team building on tour, and the first few matches are extremely nterest ing as well as im- portant. The Kan- garoos in this period will go through a kind of metamorphosis. The establishment of the best halves, centres, wingers, and the blending of the right type of forward for English conditions will set the managers and ca...