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Bully Beef. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 March 1923
Bully Beef. MELBOURNE, Thursday. The Minister for Customs has received a cable from the High Commissioner an- nouncing that the War Office is calling tenders for the supply of 1,080,000 12oz. tins of corned beef. Cotton. BRISBANE, Friday. Arrangements have been made with the State Insurance Office to insure the cotton crop of Queensland from the time of pick- ing until disposed of. Loss by fire and flood is covered and the farmers who have already commenced picking will thus be relieved of their anxiety.
Confidence in Dooley. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 March 1923
Confidence in Dooley, SYDNEY, Friday. Mr. Dooley and his supporters were vic- torious at the Labour Party's meeting at Parliament House yesterday, when resolu- tions were passed reaffirming confidence in Mr. Dooley as leader of the Parliamentary Labour Party in New South Wales, and challenging the right of the Central Execu- tive of the Labour Party to appoint the leader of the party.
Labour Conference. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 March 1923
Labour Conference. BRISBANE, Thursday. At the Rockhampton State Labour Con- ference a motion was carried that the equallsation of rents paid by Pastoralists &nbsp; and Grazing Farmers be made a plank in the platform. A further motion was also &nbsp; carried providing for the recall in the case of members of Parliament who violating &nbsp; their platform pledges. &nbsp; ROCKHAMPTON, Friday. &nbsp; At the State Labour Convention yesterday &nbsp; after a very long and at times acrimonous &nbsp; debate, the moderates won by a narrow vic- &nbsp; &nbsp; tory on a motion that arbitration and con- cillation be a plank in the party's platform, &nbsp; the voting being 27 to 35. The rate was &nbsp; regarded as a test of the Government's &nbsp; standing in the party.
The Yarra Tragedy. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 March 1923
The Yarra Tragedy. &nbsp; MELBOURNE, Thursday. The inquiry into Yarra murder mystery was continued yesterday. &nbsp; &nbsp; Margaret Milward in evidence stated that while at Nurse Mitchell's place during November she saw a girl on a bed. The photgraph produced as that of Bertha Coughlan was that of the girl she had seen. Mrs. Mueller took witness to Nurse Mit- chell's house later in the week and whilst she was at Mitchell's house, Nurse Mitchell called her into the room saying that she wanted her assistance as she never had a case like it before. Witness went into the &nbsp; room and she saw in the bed occupied by &nbsp; Bertha Coughlan all indications of a pre- &nbsp; &nbsp; mature confinement. Mitchell seemed very &nbsp; worried about the girl and said she thought she was dying. Some little while later while witness was in the room with the girl, &nbsp; witness called out to Nurse Mitchell, who &nbsp; ...
Bush Nursing. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 9 March 1923
Bush Nursing. &nbsp; BRISBANE, Thursday. "One of the reasons why I am convinced &nbsp; &nbsp; that settlement in our interior spaces is &nbsp; not more rapid is the impossibility of &nbsp; establishing homes there, with women and &nbsp; children, is because of the fear that in &nbsp; case of accident or sickness medical or &nbsp; nursing aid would not be available". The &nbsp; Mayor of Brisbane, Alderman Diddama, &nbsp; made this statement in an address at the &nbsp; annual meeting of the Bush Nursing As- &nbsp; sociation held yesterday. The committee &nbsp; &nbsp; in their report appealed to the Queensland Public for greater support and interest in &nbsp; the work of the association, whose object &nbsp; was to provide duly qualified nurses in &nbsp; those parts of the State where medical &nbsp; services are insufficient. &nbsp;
COMMERCIAL. LONDON WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
COMMERCIAL. -: o ; LONDON WOOL SALES. _ Messrs Dalgety and Coy., Ltd., kock hampton, are in receipt of the following » cablegram from their London office under date of March 6th :-"Wool sales opened with a large attendance of buyers and an- imated competition. There was a fair sel- , eçtion. Continental buyers are the prin- T clpal operators, the home trade competing, but with more reserve. As compared with last sale's closing rates merinos and fine crossbreds par to 5 per cent lower, cross- bred wools, medium and coarse quality, ir- regular, 5 to 10 per cent lower generally."
FIRE BRIGADE v. CASSOWARY ST. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
FIRE BRIGADE v. CASSOWARY ST. ' Played on the School Grounds wicket on -»? Sunday morning last and resulted in a win for the Fire Brigade by 38 runs, G. Majury scored 51 for the winners his score includ- ing seven 4'crs and ono 6'er. Details arôi, us follows : FIRE BRIGADE. II. Roach, c Ireland, b Lappin . 13 G. Majury, b Lappin . G1 G. Ramways, c Lappin, b Martin .... 0 S. Byrne, c Meyers, b Martin . 25 &lt;\ Pollard, b Bartholomew . 0 J. Foster, h.o.w.. b Lappin . 1 W. Headford, run out . 0 J. Sherry, b Martin . 1 J Duffy, c Setter, b Ireland . 2 A. Duffy, not out .*.. 1 * Sundries .' 6 Total. 100 5 Bowling :-Ireland 1 for 29, Martin 4 for 21, Bartholomew 1 for 23, Lappin 2 . for 27. «? CASSOWARY STREET. J. Martin, . run" out . . .,.'. 3 V. Lappin, c Byrne, b Majury. 9 S- Bartholomew, b Roach. 0 R. Ireland,v'b Roach . . .¡. . ;..*. . 1 H. Eckel,", run out .'. . ... 6 R. Brown, b Roach . 6 ? M. Meyer.?, b Roach. , 17 ,t 'B. .Setter, b Majury .i . . .. S. Walsh, b Roach . P....
SCHOOL CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
JT" SCHOOL CRICKET. . . . -. ."_. 1 _ _ AL_ A match was played on Saturday after- noon last on the State School wioket be- tween the Old Boys and Present Boys oJ* **. T" combined schools and result'1'" " - *u0 for tbe Presents b.v - -** in »-.win avetliesc^;.! runs' The following PRESENTS.-First Innings. D. Wyland, b Volling.,. 0 A. Stewart, c and b Volling . ,. 3 B. Lawson, b Wyland . 8 F.\ Volling, c Clarks,-b Volling. 4 J. Taylor, b Volling .- 0 S. Searles, b Volling . "5 S. Hitzman, c and b O'Shea . 0 L. Tomi, c O'Shea, b Meyer." 5 L. Green, c Wyland, b Volling .'. 3 H. Michaelis, not out ". 5 J. Volling, b Volling . . ..J. 2 Sundries . . ." j. 3 Total . ."._"..*. 38 Bowling :-A. Volling 7 for 15, J. Wy- land 1 for 12, K. O'Shea 1 for 2, L. Mey- ers 1 for 3. OLD BOYS.-First Innings. E. Clarke, b Stewart . 0 N. Booker, b Stewart . 7 M. Meyers, c Stewart, b Lawson. 16 A. Volling, st. Wyland . 3 E- Smith, b Stewart . 0 Ji Wyland, c Green, b Lawson .j. O K. O'Shea, c Tomi, b Lawson ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
.J.I« , IëiwisRuquetRepairer 57-59 Symey Arcade, Corner George&. KiwateSYPWEy.^ rcstrung throughout^ Superior English LAMB-Güt JMOO English Best " *¿*/5Q TXA?o&lt;rÀP .REPAIRS N?2 17-$^^ _ 99 PER STRING ^ACQUETS 3ENT PARCELS POST ^ COST 99 CASH fflffl OTOS. I atTFhoíípt wimCouiynh" Ohdíjiíí »tta»o«ax» MAHONEY & PATTISON HAIRDRESSERS, TOBACCONISTS, ETC. (JACK PATTISON, Reg. C.Q.R.A.) v IMPERIAL HOTEL BUILDINGS, LONGREACH. " -r- i>» Commissions Executed" 5n aU Events Local and Southern. Golden Casket-Hobart every Mail. For All LATE SPORTING INFORMATION Phone . Mahoney & Pattison 78 (Shop). Alan Mahoney 277 (Residence). ___.____, Jack Pattison 203 (Residence^. ~'""~ P. O. BOX 9, LONGREACH. -^i**,- 1 WiCkets fell at 1, 3, 10. 4^ -4e 56 58> 58i ít, 63. Bmvling.-Case 2 to- ^ AitCheson 1 for 12, Heard none f ^ Gaiiwey 4 for 8, Connor 3 for 1 ' REBUILT Typewriters Various makes £10 to £29. This month's price Hat post free t_ Australian ' ^-4l«*sW^ Typew...
CRANE STREET V. WHIRLERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
CP" -: :ane street v. whirlers. This match was played on the State School grounds on Sunday afternoon last, and .resulted in a win for Crane Street by 28 runs. "Westwood bowling for Crane Street secured the first four wickets for 1 run, also getting the hat trick. The follow- ing are the scores : CRANE STREET.-First Innings. L. Young, c and b Renshaw. 1 V. Lappin, c Lawson, b Wyland. 0 G. Majury, c Lav/son,, b Wyland. 0 S. Bartholomew, b Wyland.'. 1 J. Dunbaven, c Ireland, b Wyland . . 17 ~ E. O'Rourke, b Wyland . 2 F. O'Rourke, c Clark, b Renshaw .... 1 J. Brown, b Wyland . 0 B. Setter, b Wyland . 0 E. Williams, c Clark, b Renshaw .... 1 W. Westwood, not out . 2 Sundries. 8 Total 33 Bowling :-Wyland 7 for 10, Renshaw 3 for 15. WHIRLERS.-First Innings. J. Marton, c E. O'Rourke, b Westwood 1 F. Clark, b Westwood . 0 G. Samways, b Westwood. 0 W. Lawson, b Westwood . 0 R. Ireland, c E. O'Rourke, b Westwood 2 R. Dwyer, c Dunbaven, b Bartholomew 3 R. Brown, b Bartholomew . 0 S. Renshaw, ...
Magistrate's Court. LONGREACH MOTOR CO. v. JOHN GUY LOWE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
«H Court. II LONGREACH MOTOR CO. v. JOHN GUY W ' ' LOWE. " i.* Jl At the Longreach Magistrate's Court yesterday morning .Major Aitkin gave his reserved judgment in the case Longreach Motor Company v. John Guy Lowe, for the recovery of £75/l/9balance of account ren- dered alleged to tie* due for goods soíd and delivered,, work done, and material sup f plied. At the first day of the hearing of the case Mr, R. Lyons, Barcaldine, appear- ed for the'defendant and entered a defence ¡.s of "Not indebted'* and' entered a counter ,*' claim1"for £176/17/9/made up as follows : &lt;' Amount paid for repairs in consequence of n* » unworkmanlike repairs and negligence of ^ plaintiff £16/17/9t depreciation £60, dam- ages for loss in business and inconvenience o £100. >i i%'\ In giving judgment his Worship stated 't that this was an action brought by the »L9 complainant for goods sold and delivered J and "work done. The evidence in the case 3^ showed that defendant, who was the own ter o...
THE TRAMWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
THE TRAMWAYS. y Vf > The Ti amways Trust is not unexpectedly meeting with many temptations but is re " solutely pursuing what -it, and the public too, consider the straight and undevlating course. All sorts of pressure has been brought -io bear on members individulaly as well as collective in the effort to secure free passes for different kinds and classes of people but the Trust has been adamant pn this respect. It has put its foot down a equally firmly pn all applications for mon-^ etary grants, on the grounds that public' money was being handled and should not " be wrongfully paid away. Even the Royal National Association was turned down in this respect, though It-was the custom of, th* Tramways Company to make a dona- tion of-£25 to the Association. The Trust argued in this particular instance that though the Annual Exhibition brought grist to the Trust mill by largely increasing the traffic, still it wa the Trust's trams which brought the thousands of people to the Exhibitio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
Roll Up Roll Up. ? THE CRICKET "GUNS" ARE HEBB. ' ^B HARTIGAN *S XI v. COMBINE» CENTRAL ^H ' WEST. ^H To above match will be played on the Long- ^^^B reach Show Grounds on j^^p Sunday & Monday next V Admission : 2/2. Ladies and Children i^Y' Halfprice. ^^E LONGREACH BAND in Attendance. '_^B HARTÏGAN'S XI v. LONGREACH. Wf\ Tues. & Wed. next fir Admission : 1/1. Ladies and Children ^^F Halfprice. W^K E. H. GLASSON, IV 111 Hon. Secretray. ~ JH
HARTIGAN'S XI v. BARCALDINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
HARTÏGAN'S XI v. BARCALDINE. Mr. Hartigan'« team arrived at Barcal- dine on Wednesday's mail train and Thurs- day were accorded an official welcome by the Barcaldine Crioket Association. On , Thursday they were conveyed by cars to Barcaldine Downs where they were the guests of the Manager. Shearing was in full progress so the players had an op- portunity of seeing this class of work in the pastoral industry being carried out on an extensnve scale.. They returned to the Shakespearse Hotel for lunch and proceeded t o the Show Grounds where the match was commenced at 2.35 p.m. The teams were as follows :-Hartigan's XI-R. J. Hartigan (capt), J. A. Shield, P. C. Thompson, J. Farquhar, R. K. Oxenham, W. Cain, M. Forbes, F. U. HefEeran, B. V. Davies, H. Rahmann, and P. M. Hornie brook. Barcaldine-Dr. P. J. O'Hara, P. Eaton, W. Gale, V. Tannoch, J. Allard, W. Goodwin, A. Cameron, R. Rowe, C. Eas taughffe, W. Custance, and J." Hoffrichter. O'Hara won the toss and elected to bat and went to t...
THE RATEPAYERS BURDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
THE RATEPAYERS BURDEN. , "? ^ .The City'Council is among the Local - Authorities who while maintaining the old ' rate impost, has increased its revenue by increasing the valuations. Ratepayers are becoming very angry in consequence as in many instances it means an increase in the Muncicipal impost an increase in State and Federal Land Tax and a very large increase .> in Water rates. So far ae the latter are concerned, the increase in , valuations has come at a most inopportune time, as the Water Board has just adopted a new sys- tem of rating which in itself means doub- ling and even trebling last year's rates in certain sectiona of the City. The City Fin- ance Committee according to the dictum of the Chairman have taken up the posi- tion that increasing the valuations means making the city progress. At any rate he says that any man who condemns an in- crease in valuation is condemning the pro- gress of the City. It is doubtful, however, if this will be the viewpoint of the alrea...
THE HARTIGAN ELEVEN. BIG CRICKET THE HARTIGAN ELEVEN MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
THE HARTIGAN ELEVEN, Inset.-J. Farquhar. Back Row.-J. A. Shield (Vice-Capt.), R. K. Oxenham. ^ Second Row.-H. Rahmann, F. C. Thompson, H. T. Jones (Official Scorer, Q.C.A.), '! M. D. Graham, W. Cain. Sitting.-W. JVL Forbes, P. M. Hornibrook, R. J. Hartigan ' , ' (Capt.), W. L. Currey (Manager), V. B. Davies, F. U. Heffernan. In Front.-T. W. Shield, G. Gazzard. - u BIG CRICKET o : THE HARTIGAN ELEVEN MATCHES. Longreach and district enthusiasts should be treated to a cricket treat during the week end when the Combined Central Western team will meet the Hartigan eleven. Mr. Hartigan's team will arrive by the mail train on Saturday next, the players includ- ing no less than five interstate cricketers, including Hornibrook, who is reputed to be the world's best left-hand bowler at the present time, whilst there is a goodly array of batsmen, headed by Roger Hartigan, who is one of the few batsmen to dis- tinguish themselves by making 100 runs in their first International test match. The t...
MOSQUITO CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Longreach Leader — 16 March 1923
",MOSQUITO CAMPAIGN. If 'the ubiquitous mosquito could, only read the newspapers there would be a Beare,' on in the mosquito worlds There is a lot,x ^about him in the Press these days. Ho has had a particularly fine innings in and ' around Brisbane this season, in fact the \ peat has been worse than ever he has been known to be. He has even aroused the official mind to the seriousness of the posi-^ tion, and a big campaign is to be inaugur- ated with a view to his total extinction. In the first place a detailed survey of the city and suburbs is to be carried out and every other, house visited. Swamps are to be ex- amined as far afield as Wynnum and Sand- t gate and after wards combined attack ia _ to be organised. The assistance of citizens is to be sought in the first place and com- pulsion applied if found necessary in the end. Besides oiling water surfaces various species of small fish which prey on moa- - quito larvae are to be used in such breed- ing grounds as waterholesT swam...