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Trouble Over A Purchase. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
Trouble Over A Purchase. mHERE was a good deal of «x -1- citement in the 6tewarde' room after the Firth Division on Saturday. It concerned the al leged sale of Snowcapped, a three year-old filly which had run in the race. Mr. W. Bennett, a Clermont sportsman, had agreed to pay i50 guineas for Snow capped, but there was some trouble over delivery. Snowcapped was brought down from the North by Rots Stevens, who has long been racing horses in the dis trict It is understood the mat ter has since been adjusted.
SODOM EXCAVATED. JERUSALEM, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
SODOM EXCAVATED. ft JERUSALEM. December 31. ' ;nu Excavations have resulted in the dU- .-?jt.itps covery of the site of Sodom, one of the ;/,^^.% x cities of the plain destroyed by fire, .. ,9 ,,q. as recorded in the Book of Genesis. ?.P..-.ot The remains are situated on the eas tern plains of the Jordan, approximate- bs\s ly five miles north of the Dead Sea, .- ? j&i The rums contain pottery ana otuer articles showing that the city was built early in the Bronze Age, and, therefore, - was more ancient than Jericho. It * possessed an advanced type of civilisa? ... , tlon. The excavations. prove that the city *' was destroyed by fire and has been on- i inhabited since. -:
CASUALTIES [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
CASflAlSiJg On page 11 of last week's 'Herald' ' Yarcoo ' is ? inadvertently shown as arguing with himself, and we are unable to unravel the tangle. Will the writer send in name and address ? M. H. West: Cannot fathom 'Equali- ty.' Try a simpler theme. 'Adraeas': Your philosophy of life ended in smoke. ' Aspect ' : Rubber-eating bees al ready discussed; tipping discussion closed. E. J. Craig: Speculation on biggest families profitless. 'Spes': Your indexed book of clip pings is old. ' Barcoo Bill ': Your concluding sen tence: 'And, having written the blame thing I suppose the Editor will not con sider it worth a few pots.' — was pro phetic. A.W.: Four lines of 'Night':— ' The night time has descended To cool the tired earth; And the moon has arisen With secretive mirth,' shows the moon in a new role. W. H. West's account of an interview '.v'th an editor: — 'The po:'t writhed and wriggled till at last the grip he broke, Then stnp'jrred slowly to his feet, re gained his breath and spo...
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION. ROCKHAMPTON, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
UmilMHiHIIIIIHIUIH MM)«MiMM»f Mi»a«**«i-«!»*-li!i««-'-«a**«iMM«t«'«M ???????????????????????????????????MMMHIMHMHIIIIMHfHIH I QUEENSLAND COUNTRY WOMEN'S | ASSOCIATION. ROCKIIAMPTON, Juiiuary 8. The i)uarterly meeting of the Central Executive will be held in the oflicr, Deuham-street, at 10 a.m. on Friday next. All visiting branch members will be welcome. The majority of the branches are in recess until the first week in February so th-ore is little news to report. Christ mas Tree functions were held by many oi the branches and the children had a right royal time. THEODORE. This brunch held its monthly meet ing on the 26th ult. Mrs. Howell pro sided and seven oth?rs were present. Letters of tlmnks were sent to all the men who had assisted in making the picnic and Christmas Trco a success* and the branch wishes to thank all those who kindly assisted in any way. Two huudr;d and ten children were catered for and each child received, a to}'. The duties of S.inta Clnus were jarried out by...
THE COAL CRISIS. WILL TRANSPORT UNIONS ASSIST? APPEAL TO FULL COURT BEGINS TO-DAY [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE COAL CRISIS. aMLL TRANSPORT UNIONS |% ASSIST? | jappeal to full court £l4/ begins to-day The position in the coal crisis has developed into one of waiting for the result of the High Court proceedings which com mence to-day. Mr. Jifstice Beeby has completed taking evi dence, and the subsequent legal argument is awaited with' criti cal interest. At Rothbury all is quiet, and it is reported that coal is being mined with expedition and economy. Much speculation centres round the question of whether or not the railwaymen and seamen will throw their weight behind the miners, and, by declaring all coal won by free labour 'black,' to hold up its distribution. The mine owners have refused the new demands of the Miners' Federation for higher rates throughout the Australian coal industry. They declare that this is but a ruse to extend the trouble to other States. SIDNEY, January 1. If Ibe intention of the Miners' Fede ration is carried out, miners in llie western and southern coalfields of...
FIFTY YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
FIFTY YEARS AGO. FROM 'CAPRICORNIAN' FILES. The following, are extracts from the issue of ' The Capricornian ' of Janu ary 10th, 1880:— The approaching municipal annual elections are beginning to excite atten tion. In the Rockhaiupton Council the members who retire by rotation are Al derman W. G. Caporn for Archer Ward, Alderman J. Ferguson for Fitzroy Ward and Alderman R. Sharpies for Leich hardt Ward. In addition to these there will be a vacancy caused by the resig nation of Alderman J. Buudy from the representation of Leichhardt Ward. We presume that Aldermen Ferguson and. Sharpies will consent to stand for re election. We hope that they will do uo for they can ill be spared from the seats that they have so efficiently occupied. Alderman Caporn, however, retires after eleven years' service. It appears that by an accidental omission of his name from the voters' roll lie is disqualified as a candidate for the forthcoming year, but, independently of that circumstance, he states, it ...
"RED" ALLIANCES. SYDNEY, January 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
'RED' ALLIANCES. SVDNKY. -lanuary :i. In ord.'r to pievettt polilical ojipolKMV.s taking tid\aiilage of the Labour Coun cil's all'iliiition with internal ionnl Ijonics a move i- mi foot to induce the L'oin i ? iwcallh ( odncil t'- -e\er allijiicc-, particularly th..-e «iili the f'aii-Pacil'r: Si'i-ieiariat mni ilie l!e-l Inlcriliitioiiali1. Federal and stale I .a hour Minister-1 are suppoi ( ing t lie mow. which will b« opposeil liy the l!ed--. who are ill con trol of the New South Wales Laliol!' t oimcil ami who may di-eip!' ? mem lii'i-i of I'iii liament 'iipponing the pro
Nature Students [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
liHii 'E. J. CRAIG': Here, 'Varcoo,' are a few well know)] signs of weather conditions generally recognibed by bush men: A now mouu standing on its end if probably the best known sign, while old hands swear that a big ring around the moon denotes rain within three days. Ground bugs seeking higher ground is KCiieraHy claimed as a sure sign of floods. J 11 my estimation the nest sign is a. blood red sunrise for rain and a red sun^i't fur wind and heat. A -rourl and oH'ective weather glass for a busliman cftn toe made as follows: Fill a pickle bottle with water up as far as t lie neck of a saueo bottle which is in seried into the i)i--kl-$ bottle, allowing -Ik- sauce bottle 1o touch the water. It rain is about tin- water rises up the mvk of the sauce bottle. 'PEACHED': Uv word, Tansy ! liv word ! J'ahiiug over t lie snake *kiu, your opinion of weather forecast ing is contrary to the popular version nf that theory. Nevertheless, the Jast moon cam« in on its back, and it was a good month...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
PARTRIDGE'S THE ONLY MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING AND SPORTS OUTFITTERS IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND. Our Main Store, right opposite the poit Office, with an area of 6000 square feet, is given exclu sively to the requirements of Fatncr ua Son. Our whole stocks and energies are devoted to the requirements of the male sex; result, you are always assured of finding a better assortment and Keener Prices. ? I^m'j \ || r— )\l l\^^^^^ Solid Leather Suit Cases, made of ''(/^'f* \ |\. / V''^ natural hide, not split leather, fitted / «* i. \ ' I /^tX\ inside with shirt straps and outside The ' Rodeo ' Akuhra, made 3i in. J\ofcs W I 1 with heavy straps f or rug*' &c* brim, plaited leather band . . . 25/- VjunfriW \ 24 26 28 inch The 'Classic,' high crown, 4J in, ill \ \ ' 55/- 60/- 65/ brim, plaited leather band .... 30/- (\ Highest grade Suit Cases, as de The 'Buck Jones,' 44 in. brim, plai- I f | scribed above, but in best quality ted leather band, high crown, Belly \^| polished cowhide. A most...
AROUND THE TOWN WITH ROD AND GUN [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
[?] ?'1TTHAT do you think of Rose's singing? She says she hasn't had a single lesson.' 'Well, I think it's very sweet of tier not to put the blame on to any one else.' THIS week's Nasty Knock In orler to provide additional office accommodation in the Fed eral capital, the Auditor-General's Department, with 25 civil servants, will be lodged in tne Prime Min ister's lodge before June . ? ? All the furnishings and tableware have been removed and placed in store. 7W'0W for the roll call. Answer your names smartly, please. Are we all back at work to-day? Yes! Dear me. Did none of you win a fortune, or set married or abscond or do uothin'? What the dickens were you all up to over the holi days? MAYBE the weather getting out of hand upset things a trifle- The re turns are not to hand from the beaches, but I understand the number of engagements perpetrated by the sea waves are, like the 1929 cotton crop, 'down' very considerably as com pared with previous years. It is true that in the absen...
LETTER FROM LONDON. LONDON, November 28, 1929. The "Father of Victory." [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
LETTER FROM LONDON. LONDON, November 28, 1929. The ''Father of Victory.' TF any one man might lay claim to having 'won the war,' it was Georges Clemenceau, known to his countrymen as the 'Father of Vic tory.' and nicknamed by Mr. Lloyd George 'The Grand Old Man of Prance' In hfs youth Clemenceau suffered imprisonment for revolution ary rervour, ana his father, to whom he was deeply devoted, was exiled for the same offence. Yet 60 years later, on the appeal of his bitterest political foe, Poincare, the 'Tiger' consented to forget all personal and party ani mosities, and to shoulder as Premier ] the burden of a great war that soenied almost lost. Nivell's ghastly losses ! oi 1917 had reduced some French regi ments to mutiny, and in Paris a group of defeatists ruled under Caillaux. Clemenceau accepted the task at an age when most men are either dead or valetudinarian, and make the ? shortest speech ever addressed to the French Chamber — 'I am making war.' His Bitter Wit. rilHOUGH he ma...
Q.T.C. RACES. BRISBANE, January 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
Q.T.C. RACES. BRISBANE, January 1. Q.T.C. races at Ascot to-day resulted as follow : — Trial Welter (First Division)— Wid- den Lad 1, Citamon 2, Goldseam 3 Win ner at 7's. Second Division— Milriemn 'Mirk 1. WiH Yet 2, Syce Dale 3. Winner at 14's. Two-Year-Old Handicap— Amberwee 3, Robius 2, Arinde 3. Winner at 3's. Goodwood Handicap — I.O.TJ. 1 The Kist 2. All Maor 3. Winner at 2's. Newmarket Handicap— Serevale 1, Mintman 2, Alison K. 3. Winner at 5's. Second Novice — Our Coloure 1, Al- | lombe 2, Oneida 3, Winner at S'e. High weight Handicap— Propense 1, Clarmon 2, Breeks 3. Winner at G's. Eagle Farm Handicap— Mingelo 1, Gay Main 2, Lady Morgan 3. Winner at 6 to 4.
WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
WEATHER CONDITIONS. IN DECEMBER. The following notes on meteorological conditions iu Queensland during De cember, 1020, have been supplied by the Meteorological Bureau, Brisbane: — As in the previous month a notable feature of pressure distribution was the general weakness of anliuyclonic influ ences, for not one of six high pressure systems traversed Australia i;om ilic In dian Ocean without losing iulensKj, and all, except the last, faded away be fore reaching the Tasiaan Sea. Tropi cal ..low piesbuiu activity wab pro jounced all through the month and Sou thern Ojciu V-duprejuions co-ojKrcted to an unusual degree, several of the ruiiuuoiiiil ''lows' having moved south eastwards across the eastern half of thu Continent and amalgamated with them. Owing probably to the peculiar behaviour of the anticyclones, the distribution of rainfall was very unsatisfactory, nearly all of it having occurred iu the linst three and the last three days and be tween 18th and 2Jtli. Thus it happened th...
THE NEW TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE NEW TARIFF. Messrs. Walter Reid and Co. wrote under yesterday's date:— The enclosed copy of letter was writ ten this morning to a Western customer who wrote stating that he was astonish ed to sec that he had been charged 02s. ! Od. per gallon for 12-ytar-uld Scotch whisky. In our reply we pointed out that the duty wan Ms. and the cW of tin* old whisky 40s. in bond and that the next lot he wanted would be dearer because we have undercharged instead of over charged him. That letter^ however^ refers to hulk whisky but the Federal Government, in their ignorance, and with thu hope ot uumpelliug people to employ uiore ineu to bottl» whisky, allow the Knoie . wuisky that is bottled in bond to pay 5s. per gallon less duty (45s.) than that whicii is cleared from bond iu casks, practi cally compelling all Western consumers, who have a heavy railage and road car riage to pay, either to buy bottled whis ky or pay the extra 5s. per gallon, equal to £0 per quarter cask if they insist upon hav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
?IBBIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllIlllllllllllllllleeBIIHBIIIHHIIIIMEIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllUIIIIIUIIIIIII I LUCAS' I JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE [ NOW ON. [ 121 PER CENT DISCOUNT FOR CASH. g The opening of the New Year offers a Remarkable Opportunity to Save Money, for | LUCAS' CLEARANCE SALE is Crowded with Bargains that are Genuine. Every depart | ment is teeming with Sensational Offerings, many lines have been drastically reduced, just | ' to effect a Speedy Clearance. S BIG SAVINGS SPECIAL SOME LADIES' VESTS HUGE TOWEL i On DISCOUNTS STAGGERING Reduced To Clear. BARGAINS. I DRESS GOODS On SNAPS ladies' cotton vests, short 22 x 44 fancy coloured m --H\.JCOO VJVSVSLSO. VJn OnMrO. sleeves, W., O.S., 3/6, SALE PRICE STRIPED TOWELS. Usually 1/0 , 3 '29 in. BRITISH FUJI, in shades H O S T F R Y 72 y 90 COLOURED HOKEY- 3A each5 2/6' SALE PRICE 2/' each. SALE PRICE 1/6 each. g of pale green, pink, red, vieux rose, tt U 3 i IL K I. J^* QUILTS f.Sd in red «ach. . 24 x 46 FANCY STRIPED ? g cinnamon, blac...
DIVED AND SANK AN AMPHIBIAN PLANE NO TRACE OF THREE AVIATORS. MELBOURNE, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
DIVED AND SANK AN AMPHIBIAN PLANE NO TRACE OF THREE AVIATORS. MELBOURNE. Jauuarv 6. Within a mile of Point Cook, Flight Commander Waeketl's Wid- ? gp.on_ II., an amphibian plane, own.nl by the R.A.A.l'., dived into Port Philip Bay late this afternoon and sank immediately, carrying with it three aviators, of which uo trace has since been 'found. * The victims wore Captain Hugh GrobVcnur, aide-de-camp to the (iovernor of South Australia, Wight- Lieut. Frederick Brigge, of the K.A.A.F., and Leading Aircraftsman \V. Kvers, of the R.A.A.F. Frag ments of the wreckage of the. flying boat were found later by a launch, and a jiving jacket was recovered, which appar ently belonged to one of the occupants. Tile accident, which occurred in the course of routine tests, is the li r -t seri ous crash which has occurred tu a Hy ing boat in Australia. The pilot, Flying Officer Brings, who was second iii.-tructor at Point Cook, was testing the equipment in prepara tion for the operation of a training...
DOMINION FARMERS. CAPETOWN, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
DOMINION FARMERS. PAPFTOWN. .Ta nuary S. The South African contingent oT J)ominion fanners, who arc to v i « i t An? tralifl. (iailed on the Runic. The Chairman (Mr. Allan), who con ducts a large co-operative orramcry in Natal, said he w,m looking forward v- h most inslructivp tour. ' The Agricultural 1'nion i-ouiniis-sioti in? me. ' Mr. Allan «aid. 'to furtlio the holding (if . n inter- Dominion con ference in South Africa in lO.'JL Hi* South African farming industry ha* reach-id a stage in over-production, which makes if, necessary to find mar kotts, overseas. While we havp no nian i\nt-- from the (.ovornnipnf . we will sub inif to the Government reprefientation^ inadp. vyith a view to the furtherance ol iiitpr-Domiiiion trade. ' Thp delegation, which consists of 11 men and seven \vom;n. including thiev IShodeFiati*. will leave the steamer at Melbourne nnd lour the farming dis tricts. Afterwards they will sail from Sydney to Auckland, where they will join up willi thp. British and...
BRITISH COAL. LONDON, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
BRITISH COAL. LONfJON. January ':. Kor llio week ciidi'd Dpcemlier *2lft, British coal mine pioduopd 5,647.200 tons, an ninnunf whicli pxi-ppi1« any wp.pk since May. VMA. Wapp-i'iiriici's rin |ilnycil fm tiip weok nnnilx'ieil O4!l.4flO. The superior quality of British coal lias Iipimi I'emon'-tiatpd by a aeries of tests iu-til n(p(l hy the Canadian Dp piirtni'iit of Minp=. which rpport* (Iir- (Iipcp ipsla wptp carrird out on 30 fuels 'f the most varied type, rnng-inj from a nt Iiiiii ilo (o prp.t. The tnotf pffi'-ipuf fuel tested wm Welsh antliracitp. R.4 Ions of which were equal *n 10 tons of Amnrican anfhrn -i(p taken n- n ^trndard. Scoltisli somi nnthraclte wa= nonrlv as goorl.
THE SIGHTLESS ARMY. LONDON, January 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Central Queensland Herald — 9 January 1930
THE SIGHTLESS ARMY. LONDON, .lunuiirv L The I - -t til niinilicr of blind uuiaon1 n'^isii'ic-l in this coiiiitry is .50,77 i Mini :jll,48.) of ilir^ «!-? classed ar un.in jiloyilble. li.-w Hit I h.i in ini|ii-iM' 1 lie lut ?-! these is diM-iioM-i! in h ruport signed lit I -mil liliiiifslinrgli and presented uy i he advisory coinnitlee on the Welfare mI the Ulin. I Io the Ministry of Health. lid in ii- l'n mi l- ?. -:t I niiihnrit io* eIiow llial llii' nni'inpliivaKle lilind, .'ill arc in institutions, and .'II..174 live at honir or in lodgiugr.. Only t wo-lhii'dt oi the latii-i |m ? inciiii*, including gir.nt' pM'eeilin^ |.V. il Week. A silnMiu- Ini llic prdv i«ion of an a -urod in ? ii i i n it it i income for all uncut plnyalili* lili'id persons living at lioni.1 iir in lodging' is icromineinlod by tin advisory I'ouimitiec I ..km I aiillimit io« aii- urged to nilop' a onuiproliensivi- -clicnic which will pio vide i hat the means of those living in icliiiii areas s|ml| Ik* bniught ...