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GAOL FOR FRAUD. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
GAOL FOR FRAUD. James William Williams (23), cook, nric^m?nd', Y?s yesterday sent to H"n *°f eight months by Mr. P. M. nÄ- P¿M".ln the 01ty Police Court, that TntA Pleu*d guilty, to charges vaf.Ln &lt;-AuIV!fc 2 he obtained goods aSí?TaÍ. £i,i/0/6 irom Allan and Ch^msn,Pt,y- Ltd- and-£4/l/ï from i?ft Taylor and Co., by means of 25 íî.ess»,*clîeqHes : and th»t o» July or rî?/,°Mtaincd clothfn? to the value fiuniii 1/4«?rom Queensland Pastoral supplies, Pty., .Ltd., by saying that he was a grazler at Beaudesert, and had a credit account with the firm. Senior Sergeant F. B. Kearney said that defendant had opened an account with a small deposit, but drew a cheque for the full amount shortly afterwards. Defendant had been ar- rested in Sydney, where he had been posing as a wealthy racehorse owner from Queensland. Defendant had previous convictions. I
GAMING CHARGES. THREE MEN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
GAMING CHARGES. THREE MEN FINED. Thrco persons who pleaded- guilty to charges of having had in their posr session - instruments of gaining were ?fined yesterday by Mr. P. M. Hishon, P.M., in the City Police Court. William Keogh (33), billiard-room keeper, was fined £15, in default im- prisonment for one month. Sergeant J. Smith said that illegal betting had been carried on at River Road, Toowong, but an agent had been unable to make a bet. Records found by the police showed that 327 bets had been made. Mr. J. J. O'Connor appeared for de- fendant. Fines of £10. in default imprison- ment for one month, were imposed upon Milton O'Brien (39), clerk, and Ernest August Paradise (35), mechanic. Sergeant J. Smith said that the bet- ting had been carried on at hotels. The book found in the possession of O'Brien showed that 182 bets had been made, and that found in the possession of Paradise showed 176 bets. Mr. W. J. Kennedy entered a plea of guilty on behalf of Charles Henry Gil- lett (44),...
FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
FRUIT. The supply of bananas on the market yesterday, totalling 2627 bunches, showed a slight Increase compared with Friday's quota, when 2040 bunches wero handled. There was a good demand, and prices re- mained about the same. A botter demand was experienced for Cavendish and good Sugars, but Inferior Sugars and Lady Fingers wero still cheap. The quality of the primer lines was fairly good. Some extra choice lots were received from Mount Cotton, Beenloifïh, Cedar Creek, and Day- boro. For Cavendish, the rates obtained by agents were as follow: Closeburn: N.. 4>,id, 31-Bd, 2^d; O. 5V4d, 412d, 4 3-8d, 4%d. 4'/4d, 41-8d, 3»4d, 314d, 3 l-8d, 2d, Id. Samford: H.M., 3%d, 2 l-8d; B.O.B., 5>,id, 43,4d, 4d, S'Sd. 3d; P.S., 6d, 5 3-8d, 2(1. Dayboro: Ono stroke, 714rt. BVfed, 614d, 01 5V'ad, 4V4d, 314d. l'.Sd, 1 5-8d, lV4d, %d; B3., 3>,4d, 31-8d, 2%a. l','-d. Mount Cot toa: J Glad, 6d. 5 7-8d, 5*Ad, 5 5-8d, 53-8d, T5-8d, 3V'2d; Plain, lOd, 714d, Od, 2!'sd: E.F., 7V4d, 0 5-8d, 6',4d, ...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
THE WEATHER. Commonwealth Meteorological Bureau, Brisbane August 28. Notes on the 9 a.m. Weather Chart: Although the great anticyclone that dom- inated Australian meteorological condi- tions during the whole of last week has lost some of Its Intensity since last Friday, It Is shown by to-day's chart to be still a system of great scope and vigour. On Saturday morning Its central space lay over the south Tasman Sea to the east- wards of Tasmania, but thereafter It sud- denly extended northwards, dlsplaclife in a very emphatic manner a great loop In the 30.1 Inch isobar that stretched south eastwards from Willis Island to Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. Thus the system to-day covers the vast region be- tween Macquarie Island, Torres Strait, the Louisiade Archipelago, the Chatham Islands, and a point on the Pacific ap- proximately 400 miles south-west from Suva, the central space (In which atmos- pheric pressure Is almost certainly as great as 30.4ln) bolng found on tho chart between Cla...
FOR AUSTRALIA. World Champion Booked. BOXING ACTIVITIES. By THE GAMESTER. The biggest commission that has ever left Australia in the history of boxing has been cabled by the National Boxing Club (Sydney) to the leading American boxing manager, George Blake, to bring out a team of the best boxers available, including Maxic Rosenbloom, the lightheavyweight champion of the world. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
FOR AUSTRALIA. World Champion Booked. BOXING ACTIVITIES. By THE GAMESTER. The biggest commission that has ever lelt Australia In the history of boxing has been cabled by the National Boxing Club (Sydney) to the leading American boxing manager, George Blake,. to bring out a team of the best boxers available, includ- ing Maxic Rosenbloom, the light heavyweight champion of the world. Negotiations are pending with Len. Harvey, and -if successful the English light-heavy weight champion will meet Rosenbloom for the championship of the world In Sydney. As the present Stadium management is working in har- mony with the Sydney authorities thero Is a possibility of the local boxing pub- lic seeing theso champions In other matches at the Brisbane Stadium. George Blake is remembered in Aus- tralia for his association with Fidel La Barba. He is rated one of the best of modern referees, Maxie Rosen bloom. ana among ine many important matches at which ho officiated was that In which Joe Gans, the ...
WEAKNESS OF WINGERS. ILKLEY, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
WEAKNESS OF WINGERS. (From Harry Sunderland.) &nbsp; ILKLEY, August 27. The Sunday newspapers, without roast- ing the Australians, pick out the weak- ness of the slow-moving wingers com- pared with the sprinters of past teams, and veterans like Wagstaffe, Seeling, and others, who were looking on, also stress this. The "Leeds Echo" says: "At centre Brown and Pearce were strong, but rather slow, as was Neumann. Thus there is likely to be a lack of finishing power in the thrusts of the tourists. This is in- tensified by their lack of good marksmen. Syd. Pearce, M'Millan, and Brown all failed with easy shots. Time after time intensive backing up and short passing gave the visitors openings, which Horder and Blinkhorn would have made light of. Still the Australians hammered away down the middle, wearing out their opponents by sheer persistency. This lack of speed is going to be the tourists' greatest handicap unless they can shake off the effects of the sea voyage to over- come i...
REALM OF BOWLS. By "LEAD." [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
REALM OF BOWLS. By "LEAD." The annual meeting of the Queensland Bowling Association will be held next Thursday night at 7.30 in the Master Builders' rooms, Wharf Street, and the indications are that the proceedings will be far from dull. As evidence of the in- terest that Is taken in the affairs of the association it is understood that there ate six nominations for the positions of vice president. The time and manner of playing the pennant matches promise to give rise to considerable discussion. One proposal is to arrange the fixtures' so that they will be completed before the Christmas holi- days. The object probably Is to enable the clubs to liavo ampio time during the uecond half of tho year to finalise their competitions, but no matter when the pennant competitions are played games directors will have their worries. This was demonstrated two or three seasons ago when the pennants were played in the early part of the association's year, and on some greens that, hastily opened aft...
NOTES FROM THE CLUBS. SOUTH BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
NOTES FROM THE CLUBS. SOUTH BRISBANE. The following will represent South Bris- bane in a home-and-home match against [Coorparoo next Saturday:-At Coorparoo: A. Allison, Lloyd, Shaw, Craig.e; Meyer, Shoard, Gray, Kirkland; Street, M'Gregor, Butson, Wilson; Moss, Webster, Manzle, Stafford; Johnson, Shooter, Collins, Reny; Lavis, Chamberlain, Larcombe, Buckham. At South Brisbane: Cavaye, S. Lowry, Parry, Gentle; Sanderson, Brooke, Stewart, Ewart; Winning, Jarrott, Hare, Macmillan; Harley, Cowle, Robinson, Jeffrey; Cole- man, Thomson, Dix, Carrodus; Hough- ton, West, Noble, Rowley. Singles cham- pionship games for Saturday are: Nock v. Oldfield; Boll v. R. Lowry. Members are reminded of the card evening next Thursday night. To-morrow, teams of Presbyterians, Methodists, and Baptists will visit the green, and a good attend- ance of members is desired. The green will - be closed for topdrcsslng on Sep- tember 21. Five rlnlcs from Southport will visit tho green on Wednesday morn- ing, Sept...
MERRITT'S EIGHT WICKETS. LONDON, August 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
MERRITTS EIGHT WICKETS. LONDON, August 28. The performances of ex-Domlnlon players in Lancashire League cricket on Satur- day were as follows:-W. E. Merritt (New Zealand), s.x runs and eight wickets for 49 runs; S. Hird (New South Wales), no runs and six wickets; A. J. Richardson (South Australia') eight runs and two wickets; E. A. Macdonald (Victoria), two runs and fife wickets; A. Fairfax (New South Wales), 93 runs and one wicket; I. B. Cromb (New Zealand), 74 runs and two wicket«.
RARE CASE OF PSYCHICAL OBSESSION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
RARE CASE OF PSYCHICAL OBSESSION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER-MAIL. Sir,-The passing on of Sir Nicholas Colston Lockyer, C.B.E., I.S.O., during the week-end in Melbourne brings to my mind the boyhood days we spent together in Sydney when the family attended my father's church in the '80's. His mother was a noble type of woman. She gave evidence of a rare psychical obsession, and, there- fore, was of arresting interest. She was a dominant personality. When my father was marrying her to her second husband, a gentleman of noted social standing, she refused to say, "I will obey," as was required in those days. The ceremony, of course, came to a standstill, and when she found that my father insisted on the legal requirements being fulfilled she re- &nbsp; luctantly complied. Afterwards she said to my father, "You are the first man I've ever obeyed." The incident so impressed her that she never for- got it till the day of her death. My father had several years of declining health...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
RESORTS. CALOUNDRA. Ocean Beach, Fishing. "CALOUNDRA House."- Superior accom- modation, close fishing and bathing, ten- nis, garage. Miss Allen-Waters. Tel. 5. HOTEL Francis, only licensed hotel in Caloundra, first-class accom., e.l., tennis, septic; on beach; reduced tariff. Tel. 3. CALOUNDRA.- King's Grand Central, first-class accommodation, right on &nbsp; surfing beach, close fishing, wireless. W. F. King. 'Phone 4. &nbsp; SURF House, superior accommodation, right at surf, fishing, electric light, terms moderate. 'Phone 15. C. Fristrom. CURRUMBIN BEACH. Ocean Beach, Surfing, Fishing. FURNISHED houses to let on beach, per- fectly clean, car accommodation, electric light. Arthur Barker. Currumbin Beach. FURNISHED houses and flats to let, beach front, e.l, garages. Mrs. Davis, tel, 2, Currumbin Beach. "LA Jolla" Guest House, first-class ac- commodation, septic, electric light, ideal winter resort. Winter tariff, £2/2/. 'Phone Currumbin Beach 6. Miss Huxley-Smith. MA...
Dorothy Dix [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
» Do not scorn the love of the middle-aged! J)EAR MISS DIX.-We firmly be- lieve that what the older genera- tion calls love is merely sex appeal. Our elders try to convince us that the affection that they hold for each other as man and wife is love, but we maintain that it is merely friendship. We believe that the only true love which exists is the love a mother has for her children. Please give us your unprejudiced opinion as to whether love is or is not sex appeal. TWO MODERNS. ANSWER: 0F course, the love of parents for their children is perhaps the most unselfish love in the world because, as a general thing, It gives all without asking return, and it forgives all and endures all. All of us have known mothers and fathers who have sacrificed every- thing to their children and who have been repaid with the Uabcst ingratitude. We have seen proud and honourable old grey heads bowed in shame over their chil- dren's misdeeds and yet these fathers and mothers clasped their prodigals to ...
SUMMARY AND INDEX. Queensland. To-day's High Tides.—4ft. 4in. at 2.22 a.m.; 4ft. 8in. at 3.54 p.m. Metropolitan forecast for to-day. —Fine or fair and warmer. Wind light to moderate easterly veering north-easterly. Queensland.—Isolated showers along the coast, chiefly between Cooktown and Cardwell; generally fine elsewhere, but scattered thunderstorms probable in the far central-west and south-west. Temperature increasing throughout. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
SUMMARY AND INDEX. Queensland. To-day's High Tides.-4ft. 4¡n. at 2.22 a.m.; 4ft. gin. at 3.54 p.m. Metropolitan forecast for to-day. -Fine or fair and warmer. Wind light to moderate easterly veering: north-easterly. Queensland.-Isolated showers along: the coast, chiefly between Cooktown and Cardwell; generally fine elsewhere, bul scattered thun- derstorms probable in the far cen- tral-west and south-west. Tem- perature increasing throughout. At the annual meeting of the Royal 'Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland) last night, the honorary secretary (Dr. J. P. Thomson, C.B.E.) .deplored the neglect of geography as a science. Addressing the Royal Society of Queensland last night, Mr. W. W. Bryan, B.Sc. Agr., said that as it took from 13 to 15 yea: s to produce an improved and tested strain of maize, the public must await with patience the result of that form of scientilio experiment. Inter-State. A fisherman was drowned at Bondi yesterday when a boat was swamped. His compan...
TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
TOOWOOMBA. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Sutton, who have been staying at Maranoa, The Range, left last week for Sydney, en route to Mel- bourne. Mr. and Mrs, L. E. Walker aro on a visit to Toowoomba, and aro staying at Maranoa. In honour of tho visiting New South Wales hockey players, a dance was held in the Masonic Hall last evening. Arrange- ments were made by the members of the Toowoomba Men's Hockey Association, of which Mr. T. L. Adamson is presi- dent, Mr. O. King honorary secretary, and Mr A. Wickham honorary treasurer. A hockey ballet was arranged by Miss Cynthia Marson.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
ENGAGEMENT NOTICES. BESSELL-JEYNES.-The engagement is announced of Winifred, third Daughter of the late F. Jeynes and of Mrs. Jeynes, of Monto, to Vivian Roy, eighth Son of Mr. A. Bessell and the late Mrs. Bessell, of Lisle, Tasmania. DEATHS. ACKERLEY. - 12th August, at Lockwood Street, Sherwood, Emma Ackerley, aged 93 years, Widow of the late Samuel Ackerley. KULICK.-On July 25th, 1933, at Bris- bane, John Frederick, youngest Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. W. A. Kulick, of Maryborough. POWER.-On August 27th, 1933, at Gregory Terrace, Keith David Langdon Power, best beloved of his Ronnie. Sleep, darling, sleep. RENWICK.-At Sydney on Sunday, August 27th, Percy Matthew, fourth Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Renwick. Age 46. Private Interment at Toowoomba Cemetery, August 29th. No flowers. &nbsp; IN MEMORIAM. ARRELL.-In memory of my dear Wife and our Mother, who passed away on 29th August, 1929. Inserted by her loving Husband. Daugh- ters, Sons-in-law, and Grandchildren. L...
A Great Publisher. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
A Great Publisher. The death of Mr. George Robert- son, of Angus and Robertson, Ltd., which occurred on Sunday last is a great loss to literature. He was more than a book-seller. He was a great publisher; and to be a great publisher means that a man has to love literature for its own sake. The firm of Angus and Robertson has a splendid record. Among its more noteworthy publications, will be found the "Australian Encyclopaedia," the "Official History of Australia in the War," and the original works of Henry Lawson, of "Banjo'' Paterson, and other well-known writers. Also it was in great measure due to Mr. Robertson that the Mitchell Library in Sydney was established. A good book to him was a treasure, and he was ever on the look-out for merit in writers. Many an Australian author has had to thank him for advice, encouragement, and suc- cess. If a work had any merit he would take the risk of publication. It would be impossible to calcu- late the value of the services ren- dered to Aus...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier-Mail — 29 August 1933
FUNERAL NOTICES. 1/ per line; minimum, 4/ per notice. DONE.-The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. A. Done, Gympie, Mr. E R. Done, Mill- merran, Mr. F.C. Done, Allora, Miss D. &nbsp; Done, Brisbane, are invited to attend tne Funeral of their deceased Father and Father-in-law. George Robert Done, Brisbane, to move from Alex. Gows Funeral Parlour, Petrie Bight, This (Tuesday) Afternoon, at 4.30 o'clock, for the Toowong Cemetery. FRASER.-The Friends of Mrs. D.M. Fraser of Ashgrove, are invited to attend the funeral of her deceased Husband, Mr. Donald Murray Fraser, to leave the Funeral Parlour, 45 Adelaide-street, City, This (Tuesday) Alternoon, at 4 o'clock, for the Toowong cemetery. CANNON & CRIPPS, Funeral Directors. FRASER.-The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Livingstone, Mr- and Mrs. J. M. .fraser, Misses Flora and Jessie Fraser (Sydney). Mr. and Mrs. H. Haken (Sydney), Messrs. Eric and. Robert Fraser, are Invited to attend the Funeral of their deceased Brother and Brothe...