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ACCIDENT AT KAMERUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
I ACClpiaNT AT KAMERUtiCA, Yesterday afternoon about xa.ab tho Ambulance Brigade received a call to proceed to Kamerunga State Nursery. On arrival Superintendent Hogan found that an elderly lady, named Mrs. W. Melvin had been thrown out of a trap, and sustained compound fracture of tho right ankle, It appears .that Mrs. Melvin was driving from thc Nursers' with Mr, Melvin juur. and a lady friend, when bj' some means, portion of tho har- ness broke and tho horses began to bolt. Both Mrs. Melvin and tho young man jumped irom tho trap> but the other occupant of tho vehicle remained on her. seat till tho animals came to a standstill a little further along the road. Mrs. Melvin re- ceived first aid from the Brigade and the transportation of his patient to Cairns was then commenced by Mr. Hogan. When somo distance along the line two lengthsmen named Tier- ney and King were' mel, and tho* men kindly placed tho litter on their trolly and brought it into town, arriving nt 5.30 p.m. when I...
Political Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
Political Meeting, j Messrs J. Mnnn and W. Maxwell, Hie retiring members for Cairns and Burke respectively, addressed a meet- ing; of tho: Kidston-Socialist suppor- ters in the Shire Hall last evening. . Mr; J. Boland presided. " I Mr. Mann, whoso opening remarks were nearly drowned by'a dog- fight in the hall, stated that he would be brief,- and then entered into a leng- thy explanation regarding thc Wa- ges Board Bill and gave his op- inion that it was a measure that would be of the utmost benefit to the farmers.. Thc speaker then direct ,ed his attention to the action of the .Governor who he stated had -usurp- ed thc power of even thc Czar of Russia; but perhaps (said Mr. Marni apologetically) he had been led astray by unscrupulous men. Thc House hail shown that Mr. Kidston. was the only person during thc crisis who could command a majority. There- fore was Mr. Kidston not right in trying to get back into power again? (A voice: Yes). But:thc Go- vernor had said "No, you must have...
CAIRNS POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
CAIRNS POLICE COURT» In tho absence of Mr. I*. G. Grant, P.M., Mr. C. H. Short, C.P.S., ad- judicated in tho Pclioo Court yester« day morningt Acting-sergeant Mars shall prosecuted. Earnest Kowan pleaded guilty to creating a disturbr ance and waa discharged. For. using* obscene language George Lawton waa lined Ul, in default ll days' imprbj-. onment.
A PENSIONER'S WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
A PENSIONER'S WILL, The will of Mr. J, Ji Lee, iormerr ly a clerk jn the office of tho Crown Solicitor in Sydney and for many years a pensioner, 'died at the Aus- tralian Ciuljl .Mnctiuarie-strcct, Syo dcy, on September 10 and his will has now 'been proved at £28,957 19s 12d. - Being a pensioner evidently I pays well.
THE CAIRNS SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
'*"'A" ' ^artërs"Tôwors ' ^coïïtempBrary has evidently hecii led astray regard- ing the number of candidates that purpose contesting the Cairns seat at the forthcoming elections as will he seen by the following excerpt : '.' It looks as ii Cairns is again to be ?the centre of a big political fight. There are about half a dozen candi- dates of all sizes, shupos, colours and breeds sharpening their battle oxes and preparing- for;tho^fray. For a. small community Cairns has ; an appaling number of. political' cliques and if Jt does not hatch at Premier some- ¡day it willi "not be ..or tho wont" ot trying."
FIND A PURCHASER. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
FISB A PURCHASER* In the'House of Hoprcsoheativcsi re- cently thc following, question was lasted "by .Mr. ¿Wilson (Victoria) :-J i '.' Can. thc Minister of Trade and Customs inform the. House whether, jtho treacle recently seized, in the bo^ lief that it was opium had been sold and, if so, what profit was derived from the sale'?'' Mr. Austin] .Chap- man replied as follows . If the honorable r member can introduce the department to a probablo purchaser, I shall bc much obliged to him.* 1 shall make inquiries into tho mat-: ter." ;
LUXURIOUS TRAVELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
LUXURIOUS TRAVELLING, Before^ very long it will, bc possible to travel-from Calais, t'ó Tokyo in the luxurious cars of toe Internati- onal Sleeping Car and Express Trains Company with only two changes-ono os the Russian-front er, and the other at. Harbin, in .Man- churia; ; The scheme, which! is actu- ally being formulated, includes' the' ferrying : of a whole. train from a point in Korea to ? Snimonoseki, in the extreme south cf Japan; - .
SPORTING THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
SPORTING THE TURF The training, pf the crack, sprin- ter. Collarit and the smart Simmer colt. Borodino has been entrusted to the veteran Harrj' Rayner by Mr. W P. Trick, who leaves Xor England shortly. . . * . . . « Mary F., who won the. Steward's Mile at Moorefield, ; on Saturday, is owned by Mrs. Willis, wife of thc one time much heard of W. N. Willis, of land scandal fame or notoriety. The mare recently won : tho City Handicap at the Goulburn /- summer meeting, carrying iO.O and starting at 2 to 1 on. . . « . There is going to be a shuffling np of jockeys in the coming season ('says thc "Sportsman"i), both in England and on the continent. _ Thc [tendency in England is to cut down 'retainers to jockeys, and on thc Continent to increase them. In Aus- tria bigger retainers are paid than in any other country. Sensible men have long censed to place credence in paragraphs from the ITnited States regarding salaries there corned by jockeys. French owners used to pay big salaries, nnd do ...
SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. MARYBOROUGHi Monday [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
SERIOUS . RAILWAY ¡ACCIDENT. MARYBOROUGH! Monday A serious railway accident occurred near Kilkivan Junction yesterday. A I special train which was run/ from Brisbane to Rockhampton in connec- tion with the visit of the English cricketers at 4 a.m. (overtook! u goods train travelling t from G.vnir pie to Maryborough, consisting of 8 or 9 carringes nnd three trucks. The goods train had come to a stand- still in attempting to negotiate a steep gradient. . Thc special train dashed into thc goods train, the en- gine fpenetrating | half-way through thc rear carriage from which three passengers hadf just alighted. Nobody, was Injured.
Southern Racing. Queensland Turf Club. Summer Meeting. Second Day. BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
Southern Racing. I Queensland Turf Club. Summer Meeting. .' 'Second Day. , ; t:: ! BRISBANE, Monday..;, I The summer meeting ¿fthxf^T.c! ¡ was continued ot Ascot ' ;to-t\ay.,';The .weather .was showery, but tho atten- dance was large.' Following are the results :- -~~ FLYING .HANDICAP. Of 100 sovs; 6 furlongs. D. Shiel s b.g.. War Star .£' 1 T. Burke's b.g. Microscope ......... 2 Bigge &J McConnell's Reved' Or 2 ; Fifteen others started. Betting: 3 to 1 v Microscope; 4 to 1 War Star; 7 to 1 Prince Rupert»; 8 to 1 Scone, and Jessie's Bream; 10 to 1 the others. Won by 10 lengths. Time, 1.18Í. Dividends £1 10s and ll/-. I: SECOND NOVICE HANDICAP. Of 100 sovs; 1 mile and a furlong. Paddy .:.;..t.. ' 1 Famine._:...-...r...2 Our King. 3 Ten others-started.. Betting' D to 2 v. Grit; 3 to 1 Paddy; 5 to 1 Prince Olaf; IO to 1 tho others:. Won-by a neck. Time, 2 min. Divi ;donds,t.£2'4B"nn&lt;i,.£l 9s. ?> " '- ' QûEBNSliAîîlJ CU1*. Ot OOO sovs, * tnltew-* «*-.. «w-js» W. J....
CRICKET. English Team Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
CRICKET. English Team Fixtures... December ll, 16, 17 and 18. AUSTRALIA (FIRST TEST), at Sydney. . December" 20,; r2l7 23, and 24. Victorian Team, , at South Melbourne. December 26, 27 and 28.-Eighteen of Bendigo, at'? Bendigo. L . January'I', 2, 3, and 4.-AUSTRA- LIA-. (SECOND ' TEST); at Mel? bourne.' -' - -~ .".: 1 ' .
The English Cricketers. Match Abandoned. BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
The English Cricketers. Match Abandoned; . . , . BRISBANE, Monday. Bain fell all this morning and at il-a.m. it vías still threatxming. ^Tho wicket was so soft that ithere was no hope of playing before 2 p.m, At that hour thc umpires were to. again inspect thc wicket. Further rain fell, however, and the match was aljandoned Heavy rain commenced to fall shortly after midnight and contin- ued until nbout 10 o'clock when it ceased. Shortly after ll o'clock the cricketers arrived at thc Oral, but the wickets were in such a sloppy I.state that thc umpires considered ie unwise to play on it until some of the water had drained off, and they decided to inspect it further after lunch. Shortly niter 1 o'clock a very heavy shower fell, and at 2 o'clock thc umpires inspected the wicket and decided to wait a couple of hours longer before commencing play. Tho officers of tho Cricket Association decided; however, that it was better to abandon the match, und posted a notice to that effect, much to ...
Brokers at Dinner. A Farewell Function. [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
Brokers at Dinner. A Farewell Function. Mr. p. H. M. Crane was cntcrtain ? cd at dinner at Hides'' Hotel last &lt; evening by the operating members of thc Cairns Stock Exchange prior to "his "departure from Cairns, where' for the pastxtwo years-- he managed the business of'Messrs Brownhill Kirk & Co., and was a respected member of the Exchange. Mr, A. J. Draper (President of the Cairns Stock . Exchange) presided, and after thc usual loyal toast had been honored, proposed thc health of their departing fellow member. In the course of a touching speech he eulo- gised Mr. Crane as an energetic, painstaking and conscientious mem- ber of the institution, of which he was one of the founders. While look- ing closely after the interests of his firm he had : always' preserved the most, amiable relations with his bro- ther brokers, nrid" .would take away' with him to Sydney, the hearty good will respect and esteem *of every .operating member of the (Exchange -.\ith whom his bus...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
CAMERAS KODAKS PHOTO SUPPLIES Cimeras from 5/ to £50. Illustrated Catalogue posted free. HAEEINGTON&CO.Lti 93 UÏÏIIH OT. 8HBSASV. ALSO BYontr. One of the most valuable foods known to science. It gives the body abundance of nourishment, with com- plete or partial rest to the digestive system, regulated as. may. be advisable. For infancy, illness or advancing age. Bender's Find is sold itt Uni, ef Chemists, &*c, everywhere.: - Steednutïs SOOTHING ~ Relieve FEVERISH HEAT. PrmnlFITS.CONVULSlONS.ic ÍNKrvc . kulllpr «Ute ot thc constitution] H i" CHILDREN. - PIM» *Mrvc Ott CE in STEEDMAN, ^_ th««e jawdtt* conUin FFI NO POISON Iff Scottish Union and National Insurance Company. - MR. J. GRANT PATTISON, o£ Lake Street, has been appointed Lo- cal Agent lor Cairns, for the'- Scot- tish Union , & National Insurance' Company (Fire) and is now prepared to take all classes of Pire insurance business. J. C. HASSALL & COMPANY, Managing Agents & Attorneys for Q...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cairns Morning Post — 10 December 1907
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