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FELLOW-DIRECTORS' RECOGNITION. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
FELLOW-DIRECTORS' RECOGNI- TION. At the monthly meeting of directors of the Townsville Gas Company, held at the offices of Messrs Wareham and Donald on Monday afternoon, the op- portunity was taken to demonstrate the kindly feelings felt towards Mr Lennon and his family. In a few pleasant remarks, Mr A. T. Halloran expressed regret on behalf of his col- leagues and shareholders at losing the co-operation of Mr Lennon, who for 17 years had filled the position of chair- man of the Board in a pleasant, busi- ness-like, and acceptable manner. He asked him to accept the following ad- dress, which was got up in artistic style, the handiwork of Messrs T. Willmett and Son, and also a hand- some gold strap bangle set with pearls and turquoises for Mrs Lennon. The address, which was read by Mr Ware- ham, was as follows : — "Et Lux Est Facta."— To William Lennon, Esq., M.L.A., Chairman of Directors, Townsville Gas and Coke Company, Limited.— Dear Sir.— The eve of your departure from Townsville...
GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
GOSSIP. [All announcements of engagements or marriages forwarded for insertion in this column must be properly authen- ticated.] Mr and Mrs L. O. Micklem, accom- panied by Miss Holden, returned to "Kangaroo Hills" by the Lass o'Gow- rie on Monday. Miss Olive (Cooktown), arrived from the north on Sunday and left next day on a visit to Brisbane. Mr R. Anning, accompanied by Miss Anning (Sydney), left for Carrgoon Station on Monday. Mr A. C. Saxton and Masters Sax- ton (2), after spending a week in Townsville, left for Sydney on Mon- day. Mrs Chubb "Ko Yama," will not be "at home" on Wednesday, 15th inst. Mr and Mrs G. W. Young left on Monday for Rockhampton on a visit to their daughter, Mrs. McCheane, after which they will proceed further south, where they intend to reside in future. Mr and Mrs McKensie and Mr and Mrs Guinness, who have been spend- ing a few weeks in Townsville, left for their home in New Zealand on Monday. Mr Jack Humphry left by the Bin- gera, on Monday, en route fo...
TICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
TICKS. Referring to my remarks last week under this heading, ticks were to-day discovered on cattle on the common, and as already stated the Ward and Warrego river routes have been closed consequent upon the discovery of the ticks in those localities. This is a serious business so far as this stock marekt is concerned, and it is to be hoped the Stock Department will "chuck itself about" and enforce the dipping regulations in the case of cattle travelling in to these districts from the north. Gross carelessness on the one part, and scarcity of dips in the other are the primary cause of the ticks. having reached this hitherto clean country, and if the post is to be nipped in the bud it will necessitate strict and prompt action on the part of the de- partment. All pending cattle sales in the Warrego district have for the time being been abandoned, and generally speaking the outlook so far as the spreading of the tick pest is concurred is viewed by stock owners and dealers in this distr...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
PERSONAL. Captain J. L. Michael, one of the old identities in Townsville shipping cir- cles, is now in town, having piloted the Vine Branch down from Thursday Island. Mr Wm. Kennedy, who acted as judge of the horse section at the re- &nbsp; cent Townsville show, returned to Townsville from Hughenden on Mon- day night by the western mail train. He left the same night by the Bingera en route for Toowoomba. One more of the old residents of the district has passed away, for Mr J. V. Penno, who has for some months been ailing, suffering from heart trouble, succumbed on Sunday night (says the Cooktown "Independent"). The de- ceased had resided for some 30 years in the town, and was 62 at the time of death. He was originally in the Telegraph Department, which he left to take up business as a bookseller. The Charters Towers Liedertafel for &nbsp; the sixth season are:— President, Hon. E. D. Miles, M.L.C.; vice-presidents, Mr J. Millican, M.L.A., Hon. E. H. T. Plant, M.L.C., ...
[?] TO [?] LENKON SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
SEND-OFF TO MR . W. LENNON A SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. A large number of the personal friends of Mr W. Lennon, M.L.A. for Heerbert, met that gentleman at the Queens Hotel on Monday evening for the purpose of giving him a send-off on the eve of his departure to Brisbane to take up his Parliamentary duties. Amongst those present were Messers P. Minehan (Mayor), Very Rev. Father Walsh, F. J. Walker, T. Smyth, G. H. Pritchard (president Chamber of Com- merce), D . J. Brownhill (American Consular Agent). J. A. Boyce, P.M., C. Jameson (Crown Prosecutor), J. Brady, M. Rooney, J. K. Mehan, A. T. Hallo- ran, G. H. Harding, C. A. Short, L. Fairley. O. J. Fenwick, J. M. Hopkins, E. Aldous, G. F. Allen, J. Cummins, W. &nbsp; Aird, J. N. Parkes, T. Lowth, J. Bot- &nbsp; ten. G. W. Harris, C. W. Pemberton, A. &nbsp; Reye, W. Brown, T. J. Rush, Geo. Armstrong, H. B. Marks, A. Campbell, J. J. Fanning, P. Lillis, M. Hoban, J. Dillane, F. O'Malley, J. Rogers, P. Geaney, E. Byrnes, ...
The Bulletin. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1907. STATE POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 9 July 1907
The Bulletin. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1907. STATE POLITICS. For reasons which have frequently been set forth by us since the Assembly elections two months ago it is much to be regretted that the political leaders whose programmes are almost identical have been unable to join their forces and give Queensland a Government strong enough to pursue a definite policy. Minority rule by favor of the weakest of the three political parties is the prospect placed before Queens- land by the Premier's selection of men to fill the vacancies in the Cabinet. Australia has had and still is having experience of the unsatisfactory char- acter of that arrangement. Being ne- cessarily a position of unstable equili- brium a political crisis and change of Government will always be imminent. In the Commonwealth Parliament this is expected to arrive as soon as the Customs tariff has been revised. It is only the fact that the Deakin Gov- ernment stands for a high protective tariff and that this fis...
A WISE DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
A WISE UOG. There was an old lady wlio rept-?d a furnished villa for the summer and with the villa a large. 'Jos also went. In the sitting-room of the villa there; was a very comfortable arm -chair. Tho old lady liked this chair tetter than any other in the house. She always made for it the first thin?. liut. alas! she nearly always foun.l the chair occupied by the large -':«.';;. ]3ei;i3 afraid of the das, she never dared bi(i It harshly to get out of the chair, as she feared that it might bile her; but Instead she would uu ;?- tue window and call 'Cats!' I'll- ?? ; iw -\oz would rush to the window sm-l b.ivk, and the old lady would Klip into the vacant chair quietly. One day tho dog entered the room and round the old lady in possession ot the i-ralr. lie strolled over to the window, and. look ing out, appeared very .v-i,ch e?:elt'd. and set up a tremendous barking. The old lady rose and hastened to the win dow to see what was tho matter, an.l the dog quietly climbed into the chair...
IRELAND'S TRADE MARK. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
IRELAND'S TRADE MARK. Industrial Ireland lias set an ex ample to Industrial Australia — It ha» gone In for a national trade mark. Mr Boland, M.P., shows how necessary this was by the following: — ' There Is no more significant move ment In connection with Ireland's in dustrial awakening than the deter mination of her people to use, as far as possible, only Irish manufactures, nnd products. The most casual visitor to the island cannot fail to notice any Bhov.-windows in general shops, ana even whole establishments, devoted to tho sale of goods, 'Made In Ireland! Contemporaneously with tills deter mination on the part of the Irish people came the awakening to the fact that not only abroad, but even in Ire land Itself, the sale of Imitation Irish products was a large, growing and un checked ovil. In this way many an Irishman full of the love of his cpun try, and anxious to help her manu facturers, has bought Donegal tweed made In Yorkshire, Irish linen from Germany, Irish lace worked I...
DUBLIN CASTLE ROBBERY. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
DUBLIN CASTLE! ROBBERT. LONDON, July 9. in connection with the robbery of the Order of St Patrick trom the cus tody or Sir Arthur Vickerfl, the Water King of Arms, It Is stated that he kept the Jewels In the Birmingham Tower in Dublin CaaUe. The star of St. Pat rick is worn i :JV*. aiv.1 five soM col lars are worth id'1''- Many other jtAv,i* v.-mi. thousands of pounds v/ci- union. W. 'I- J-l« saf! waTtound unlocked u.i.l uninjured though It In belle veil it wob locked on June 11. when the insignia were last Been.
AMERICA AND JAPAN. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
AMERICA AND JAPAN. LONDON, July 9. ine Japanese press calmly admit that America should redistribute her navy as a sequel to the adoption of an Imperial policy. Count Okuma re marks that the fleet's arrival will syn chronise with the chrysanthemum sea son and enable Japan to display hospi tality. Nevertheless prices on -the To klo Stock Exchange fell slightly. Admiral Brownson, on behalf of President Roosevelt, declares that the United States, In perfect peace and with a good opportunity, will give the world a startling demonstration as to what the American navy is capable of ' doing. Admiral Dewey states that the trans fer of the fleet Is desirable because It Is necessary that the United StateB should hold the balance of power In the Pa cific.
TO-DAY'S MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
TO-DAY'S MAILb. Townsville to Charters Towers and Inter mediate places : 6 a.m.. 12.15 p.m., and 5.45 p.m. Townsvllle to Ravenawoort and places jetween Ravenswood Junction and Ra venswood.: S a.m. and 18.15 p.m. For Cairns, Port Douglas, and Cook town, also places overland from Calrna to ? Norma.iton : Newspapers and packets, 12.15 p.m.; registered letters, 12.45 p.m.; ordinary letters, 1.15 p.m.; late fee letters, 1.30 p.m. (Per ss. Wyaudra.)
ORDERS PLACED WITH KURPP'S. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
ORDERS PLACED WITH KRUPP'S. LONDON, July 9. Japan has placed with Krupp's foun dry heavy orders for tho 12-inch guns for her Dreadnoughts owing to the English works being fully occupied In constructing 120 such guns for the ships of Great Britain and other Powers. Tho guns placed with Krupp's will cost £3,000,000 and mean the employment of 30,(100 additional men. Immensely ex tended works have been ordered to prepare for the new demand.
CAPTURE OF KAID McLEAN. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Townsville Daily Bulletin — 10 July 1907
CAPTURE OF RAID McLEAN. LONDON, July 9. Raisuli, distrusting the Lhamaz tribe, has removed Kaid McLean to another part of the mountains nearer Tangier. The Sultan Is much distressed at the capture and promises to assist In the release of the Kaid. Mr W. Runclman (Financial Secre tary lo the Treasury) states that the Moorish Minister for War has no anxiety as to Kaid McLean's safety, and Great Britain is urging Morocco to secure his release without imperil ling his safety.