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A VALUABLE GEM. Brisbane, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
A VALUABLE (JEW. Brls'banVs. Friday. A Tieart-shapeH pdlflen 1 sapphire was reee'rtl?'found 'at TTip Wlt'low*; fn fTio Ssyjphfre field area, ttip wnl^Tif W"' 12flwt.' The stoW TiacT Wn brought to Br!i?t)anp for sale pp he- j lialf1 of 'fhe flfiiteY! HuW AVbJes'' An oJler of £140 has already been, made for the alone, but it is hoped to get £200 for it. It is estimated when-, cut and polished the gem. will weigh from 20 to 25 carats
MR THEODORE AT BAY. Brisbane, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
THEODORE AT |BAlj Brisbane, Friday. Addressing a* gathering of about 200 unemployed at the. Labor Bureau to-day, D. Kelly stated that the ef forts of the committee to see the Premier had been a failure. How ever, on the previous night he and another member of the' unemployed named Maloney saw Mr. Theodore driving -to the Central station in a motor car. They purchased a plat form ticket and went up to the Pre mier. Mr. Theodore looked upon them as "unemployed stiffs" and wanted to know who they were to claim the right to' see him. Kelly [stated he pointer out that the un employed represented a large sec tion of electors. Mr. Theodore re plied that they were nonentities and bad no right to harass Ministers. He said he had no sympathy , with the unemployed* Hie himsellf *iad haj carry his swag for 600 miles, and he did not expect the Govern ment to do anything for him- Mr. Kelly stated Mr. Theodore haj gone out of his way to insult them- T. Maloney. who followed, stated that Mr. Theodo...
THE POLICE FORCE. Brisbane, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
THE POLICE FOBCE. Brisbane, Friday. ! Some time ago Mr. Lloyd-George proposed that the Australian States should absorb members of the Royal Irish Constabulary.' Mr. Theodore stated yeBterday that the Government bad replies declining to absorb mem bers of the force in Queensland. The Premier added that £11 the police constables in Queensland were re jcruited from residents of Queensland, and there was no lack of satisfac tory applicants for -vacant positions. Mr. Dooley, when Premier of New South Wales, also turned the pro posal do\yn.
A.W.U. MATTERS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
A.W-U. ffl&TTEBS. Svdnev. Fridiv. At a meeting .of the Majority Labor Party at Paddington last night it was stated tbtit tbe majority of nnianista' had long ago practically refused to contribute funds on . account of (he kind of administration the Mfcoden nell Hou6c Executive wfts foisting, on the movement. During the (ast. twelve months the Central Branch of the ■ Australian Workers' Union had&lt; lost 6ne>third of ite membership.
A MARITIME MATTER. Rockhampton, Friday 9.20 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
A MARITIME HATTER. ' Rockhampton, Friday 9.20 a.m. A case with far-reaching effects was heard at the Small Debts Court yesterday morning, when WHliam Cubley claimed from the Peninsula & Oriental Co. £2/16/-. being money alleged to be due by defendant to plaintiff as a waterside worker. Mr. K. Allen, instructed by Carey & Quigiey, appeared for plaintiff, and Mr. B. M. Lilley for the defend ant Company who pleaded the Court had no jurisdiction, and defendant were not indebted as alleged. Mr* Allen, in outlining the case, said the claim arose out of a pro vision in the Federal Award which compelled shipping companies to pro vide proper sleeping accommodation at Port Alma, or in lieu thereof pay waterside workers the ordinary working rate. At a meeting of the Board of Reference held on June 17th,' 1921, it was. decided that proper sleeping accommodation at * Port Alma had not been provide^ on the occasion of th% working of th> ateamer-jBenalla, betweem. July 20Ui and ...
GOING FOR WASHING AT MIDNIGHT. Rockhampton, Friday 9.20 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
GOING FOB WASHING AT MID NIGHT* Rockhampton, Friday 9.20 a.m. Iii the Police Couft yesterday morning Florence Ena Rowlands was charged with taking an idle and disorderly person. Defendant,, who wap attired in very stylish fashion, pleaded not guilty. Constable Salagari gave evidence as to seeing defendant enter, a place occupied by a Ctinaman named Charlie "5- Kee nd finding th&iXi both in a room. .On a previous oc ccsion he cautioned defendant for frequenting thils plaoe. Defendant told him the Chinaman kept her. Florence "was exceedingly annoyed with Constable- Salagari, and informe^ the Bench he was telling lies; she merely went there to get Charlie's washing, The Police Magistrate, in discharg ing defendant, gave her some' salu tary advice.
Sales of Scoured Wool. Wool Consumption Expanding. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
Sales of Scoured Wool. Wool Consnmption Expanding. Messrs. Winchcombo, Carson Ltd. report under date April 12tb :—Though wool auctions have closed fur toe EaBter* recess in Sydney, good sales of pas?i*d in lots and scoureds are beinp effected privately. We have sold bulky lines of scoured at 34>Jd. and S3 id. Continental operators were the purchasers of these lines Despite the high level of values which characterised closing wool b&Igb of ihe first three monthB of this year, complete confidence is express ed regarding the future. Both in Eng land and America, the opinion iB freely given that the position, more particularly of fine wools, is thoroughly sound. Prices for tops certainly support the idea. In some quarters, the statement has been questioned that consumption of merino wcol has exceeded production during the past year. The mills are quoted as having good reserve stockB on band to-day, where tbeir stores were bare s^me time ago. Tbia may be no If manufacturers ha...
The Ark of Ould Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
The Ark of Quid Ireland. U is sai 1 that an Irish gentleman, boasting about tiie pedigree, traced it back to before, tlm tii d. AtkiM h(>«- that was possible fcmco iiuDo ot Lib Lh.uD is mentioned as having sailed witli Noah, be replied, " In iu>iia ch>b inn v.itC8B &lt;>ru Vepl an ark of ibi-ic o««." •• Puuoh" jjirob the amusing butentiroly unscriptural account of what happened then " &lt;J'« uiiel fcu on the j row of bis boat dUuctiiijj u;jritittout Hf- smi'tsd at Noah. Sure we won't go with you at all. Ireiand is a nation, an indepeudent nation. You may eail your ciildark; we'ye built one o( our own : 'lis • f Irifh oak, and that'll the iieBt imk iatliewurlu. Comeon, O'Cojioc andO'NeiL Is MaoDermot aboard P Wbere i» MacSwine ? By the aatno token I nearly forgot the pigs. Here, boys, git a move ou ; the flood is risin' fast. 1b it lions an' tigers P Who wants tbe likes of them P Horses now and tbe little ass. We're a bit cramped (or room; thrpw them asso...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
8AWMILLING COMPANY (lite Oarlason Brothers), BORTLLA. SipiNG. Q.O.B. Solicit inanities for HARDWOOD, rough or nicely dressed; alio P1RBT-CLABB BALUSTERS, cblaflf SPOTTED OHM—bo splendid to wock Timber Cor Hurdles, fte. No Order too Small *or Attention.' Try u» for Job Pristine. Sander & Sons' Pure Volatile Eucalypti Extract. Can bo obtained at all abemists and stores. There is no reason (or putting up with in ferior brands, because you oan obtain "SANDERS," which is not only reoognized by the highest medical authorities, but is proved by the Supreme Court, Melbourne, the best. SANDER'S KXTBACT iB specially manufactured for Medical ubb, under the oonstant supervision of a medical man. LAUDER'S EXTRACT is unequalled for colds, influenza, bronchitis, diarrhoea, fiatu lonce, infectious diseases, locally for wounds, barnB, ulcers, piles itching chilblains. Mr. J. Hopkins, Auckland, writes:—" I have used SANDER'S EXTRACT for the last 42 years with the very best result. Once a subs...
A White Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
A White Australia. Soma Americans have been obligingly worrying themselves ubout Australia. Anxiou* to pacify th« Japanese, and deter mined to pr-vent U.e influx of O ientals to Ameri a, tbey bave b>-ei&lt; caeting about for a satisfactory outlet for ibe eu> j ots of the Mikado. Australia has taturally figured pr&lt; minently in the dUcussiop, and one AmerKiin has paid the v. ouitnonwealth the cuuipliinpnt &lt;'t declaring tliia country cap* able of ensuring &lt;-vt.r)astinjjr peace. The price of tbi» attainment is tbiit we should sell out to the Japanese, rack up and hift in a body to Canada ! lYis fU(j«S^on *• put forward in apparent *BriousnesB bf a writnr (unnamed) in 'b«New Y>rk "Herald" Ilia startling contribution to the JincnBsion regatdinp the Pacific rends as follows:— '■ There are nbout S.liOO.tiOO white men in* habiting the Continent of Australia, which is large enough to support and coataiu fifty or more millions of people. It is ...
At the Dressing Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
At the Dressing Table. By Mimosa. Hoir JHJiicent Cheated Father Time. I hadn't seen Mllicent for over three years, when I called on her a few days ago. I* knew she had taken up charitable work, and from' what I had heard of her from time to time, hard work, early rising, and late to bed, I quite expected to find flier looking older, and very much the worse for her three years' work. But far from looking jaded and tired. I found her younger and fresher .than when I had last seen her* Her com plexion was smooth and clear, and her hair brighter, and more gltrasy than before; while the few wrinkles which I remember had entirely disappeared. How She Preserved Her Complexion After a little persuasion she told me the secret of bow she had not only kept, but improved, her looks during the three years in which had not met, in spite of her hard work and late hours. She told me she owed the fresh ness of her complexion to the re gular use of every night ol • plain' Mercolised Wax-" This she ru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
The G lideograph Rink SKATINQ Commencing MONDAY, April 24th Afternoon Semions Tuesday, Thursday and S&tnrduy Evening Seasons ' Monday. Wed' e-finy aud Friday Special Attention Given to Learners. U» MOLLY LYNCH, 1'roprietreee. JUST ABMVED! a'HK Wurld's Faraou- OHOOOLATE3, iuo udiuK the wojudoiful Old uold, Boadley'it Plumridge, Cook's, Simpcou 'a Oatllar'a, Medcraf'e, Dividaou'a, Morrow's, Nnstln'a, Signets A.II t&lt;tand for quality. Assortment* of Lollitru by tbu same makers. dor Snndaes Crown the Central. Why tm Because the Quality is therd. We havo bean asked to introduce to the geueral publio ou APPLE GIDKR. Try it •t 9d par toitle We inv>te yon all to visit tbe CENTRAL OAFE If, you do not bny we take no offenoe. Drop In and Best. Our Garden Boom* shall be iu full -win* to ope with the %Mutifnl Paramount Theatre trade, F. A. McLEAN, THE CENTRAL CAFE, BARCALDINE. Longreach Show Grounds Commencing at 9 a. in. Thursday, 4th May, 1922, (.Second Day of Show) j A J....
Barcaldine Swimming Carnival. A Successful Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion — 22 April 1922
Barcaldine Swimming Carnival. A Successful Eveblng. Tbe Swimming Carnival, promoted by the aquatic enthusiasts of Bttrcaldmn evan tuated at the local baths ou Sunday even tug lust (Earner (Sunday). Tin prooa -du of the Carnival were in aid of the newly formed Barcaldine Braas Bin.d, and a very enjoyable and suceeBBful aquatic entertain ment resulted, i'bu total receipts, inolud ing donations, amounted to £81, soma £28 being taken at tbe door Witii all expenses puid itin band will reueive the tidy sum of £22, wbicb, do doubt, will be appreciated by the bdadcuftitniU-rti The oaths Hg&lt;ii» pre Benied a pretty appearand with a ti stoon of colored lights and flags across tbe en trance. Tbuugh it «»B a little chilly out of the water, tbe water itself wns beautifully warm When the b-nd struck up a large crowd was coming frum all directions, and the enteitainmbnt was assur>duf success. No Bockbampton or Lon^reach swimmers coa d make th. j vnmny, but tbe i*p rt.ojj little townsh...