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RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

RIFLE SHOOTING Lost Sunday morning saw a good roll up of shooters after the big inter-town .match, to do battle for the first round of J. D. Grant's Trophy. j Although conditions were somewhat j tricky, some good scores off the rifle were registered, honours going to Cuji tuiu G. Towusley, followed very closely by liis brother. The next shoot will he staged on Sunday moruing, February 20. A truck will leuvc thu Post Ofiicc lit D a.m. sharp. Stores were as follow:— 300 300 50i T't 1 E. Townsley (23) . 31 30 32 105 D. Dora (18) .. . 31 31 30 105 H. Puscoc (21) .. ■ 32 28 29 105 W. Albion (18) .. 27 31 30 105 B. Proud (25) .. . 29 30 29 105 K, Eennie (28) .. 24 2G 28 105 A. Koy (16) r. . 27 30 30 102 0. Towusley (7) .. 33 30 31 101 A. Dore (7) .. . 30 31 28 90 0. Klcinhanss (25) 25 22 23 95 C. Oxford (30) .. 18 l(i 2G 00 C. O'Bourkc (15) 25 15 32 S7 A Wiucheombe Carson message snys Unit the cO!ii[);iny sold 10,000 bales of woul ut thoir Sydney auction on Mon day. Competition «»s keen f...

Publication Title: Western Star
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
LICENCES GRANTED TO COPE WITH RABBIT INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

LICENCES GRANTED TO COPE WITH RABBIT INCREASE J^ECISIONS reached by the Common •wealth Government In connection with the granting of Import UcsDoeB on dollar axeas for the quarter ending March 31 included approval to import wire setting at the rate of £400,000 a year. This Mill permit (lie importation of 1250 tons of wire netting from dollar areas before March 31. In commentiug ou this decision, the Milliliter fur Trade and Customs (Sen ator Ben Courtice) said that the Gov ernment for aouie time had been seri ously concerned at reports from vari ous Jin lis of Austrnlia that tlic rabbit pest was increasing. "In addition to this wire netting from dollar sources," said the Minister, "it is confidently"cxpected that sup jilies totalling 24,000 tons of wire net ting will lie available for importation from Belgium, France and Gcrmany during 3114!), and licences for this amount are being ifisued." Tins Minister pointed out that the I only satisfactory solution of the prob lem of the short...

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The Western Star-- Editorial FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1949. 1949-and all that [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1949. ; 1949-and all that I IThis week, our scries of Quest Editorials have been temporarily sus pended to allow The 'Western Stars ao-proprietor, Tom Eoxlee, get a grudge off bis chest. Mr. Foxlec travelled to Brisbane last week, and was forced to come back by train, because his err broke dewn. On the way he had an experience which led to his decision to write this open letter to the Queensland Railways Manager, Mr. Maloney.—Ed.) JJEAR MR. MALONEY,— On Sunday, February 6, 1949 A.D.,—the age in which scien tists unravelled the mystery of the atom—I travelled from Too woomba to Chinchilla in a dirty, antiquated, unlighted, unpadded, window-less box carriage which apparently has been shuddering along the State's railway system afmost since its inception. But for a sympathetic station master, this nightmare journey would have continued to Roma. 1 This form of transport, Mr. Maloney, may be good enough for cattle and sheep, but the people of the West are entitled to...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

MAXSUPM Shooters/ For' highest prices and prompt returns consign your skins to (Consign to Newstead) mil HJfofkt*4\ THE WOOL EXCHANGE, EAQLB SHUT, BRISBANE. r Sraoclus at HMkhaaptM, TvwbctHI*, tat Snb-BnMhM a* Obuierflle, Bl OMtn LoncMMh. Blucknll, Clermont, "Sprtafawa, BltfaMw. OMMtlf. CONSIGN THEM ALL TO US Our conMmd nuncn pnvMt un llmlM Mffliw txparteiK* fw tin iitpetif of all ywir pmhctf—Mdi comlgnnmt la tmdtt Dm imrtrvlsloii "f ""rt* from tfa* tlm* It arrlvM ktcom« tfe* prcpwlr •* Vn GOLDSBROUGH MORT & Co. Ltd. incorporated In Victoria) THE WOOL EXCHANGE, EAGLE ST., BRISBANE With which Is Associated FENWICK & CO. LIMITED EAGLE STREET BRISBANE

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ROMA-BRISBANE ASSOCIATION (From the Association Secretary, MBS. OLIVE KIMLIN.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

ROMA-BRISBANE ASSOCIATION (From the Association Secretary, MBS. OLIVE KIMLIN.) The first meeting of the Roma Brisbane Association waB held last Thursday night with an attendance of 50. Wc wore pleased to wolcome Mr. and Mrs. Hog Whip, Mr. and Mrs. and Miss Powell, Mr. iind Mrs. Duimtan, Mrs. Shelswcll ami Messrs. Jack Bryant, J. tjhong and M. J. Li!lev. It was decided to h<ilil a social evoii iiijr in the Druid's Hull, Ueorge Street, on February 10, at 8 ji.iii., and to hold a basket picnic for the ladies at the Botanical (jardeiiH during March. SOCIAL NEWS Mr. end Mrs. B. V. Bice spent their holidays nt "Arakoon," Coolangatta. Mr. and Mrs. J. Flynn have returned linino after an enjoyable holiday at Jlaroochydorc. Mr. and Mrs. W. Auchter and Miss Dawn Auchter, Camp Hill, were away for a month holidaying at Cudgera and Burleigh Heads. Mr. and Mrs. B. Auchter spent their holidays at Burleigh Heads. Mrs. Jeffs, Proserpine, is the guust of licr mother, Mrs. A. F. Clark, Itoni...

Publication Title: Western Star
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BEAUTY RELAXES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

BEAUTY RELAXES Caught off-guard by the cameraman, Lana Turner relaxes on the sfct of M-G-M's Techni color film, "The Three Mus keleers," in which she plays the role j! of (he dangerous, beautiful LadjftDe Winter.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

Protect Your Childrens Feet WITH THESE JACENS made specially for utile feet. Obtainable in Coloure of Whito or Black at the—— SUIT-U SHOE STORE* 75 mcdowall street, roma. FROM mmmnmmmmm, mummnmm EQUALISED PRESSURE TRANSMISSION No other shearing equipment has such a scientifically designed drive as Lister Super-Duplex, because no other equipment has equalised pressure transmission. Two separate sealed ball raccs above and below the friction code take an equal share of the thrust from the friction wheel, thus transmitting to the handpiece a constantly smooth and positive drive without slip or chatter. £XTRft LARGE PIS07 ?!» MAINTAINS PERFECT ALIGNMENT The friction cone assembly pivots on an extra large hingd-pin which never needs replacing and ensures that the whole friction assembly remains in perfect alignment. It also makes sure that the friction cone bears evenly on the friction icheel at all limes. /fh&rJDi super-DUPLEX fZSSTEftrmkim equipment Distributors in winchcombe C...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

IThe friendly Store Good Morning. Exquisite LINGKm'E is so im portnnt to a woman; that is w'.y it is wise to look for llie LUHTitE label. TIicij, whether you are buying for yourself or ::;iotl>«r, you are sure caili soft, lovely gar ment lias the Rift of grace. LUSTHE takes its cue from the figure, fitting sleekly without a ripplo, tailored witli a feminine touch. LUSTRE STOCKINGS, too, are the. BhccrcEt forni Of flat tery. Ladies, wo have an exclusive range of model DRESS LENGTHS. &- LsW*2>GUcy SPECIALS ! SMART RANGE MEN'S SUITINGS MEXICAN BETS 6/11 EACH l! Il PRESLITE & | GREENANCO CIGARETTE LIGHTERS Cane Comfort for Your Home Cool, attractive and comfortable, this serviceable 5-piece Cane Suite comprises Settee, 2 Chain, Table and Palmstand. Hand made in Toowot>mba from only the best quality cane, it is guaranteed borer proof. It is an ideal Suite for combined indoor and outdoor use. £29/10/ STANDS We have a large range of Smokers* Stands in chrome, ' mul...

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CLUB SWIMMING [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 11 February 1949

CLUB SWIMMING j Men's Ofi 2-3 Metres: It. Kyte (7) 1, B. Brackcr (8) 2, P. Arthur (7) 3. Time, 53 4-5 sees. Junior Boys' 00 --3 Metres: 0. Ful wuud (3) 1, D. Lyuuli (2) 2, C. Viekery (2) 3. Time, 57 3-5 sees. Ladies' 00 2-3 Metros: V. Dunlop (2) 1, <J. Lenihau (ti) 2, C. Ward (go) 3. Time, 5U 4-5 sets. Junior Girls' 00 2-3 Metres: K. Wil son (go) and E. Bussell (2) dead heat J, P. Epbinsoa <8) 8. -Time, 71 "-5 sees. 60 2-3 Metres: H. ,BaWiSers >i) -.1, J, Jlanly (1) 2, J. Walsh (go)' 3, Time, 59 4-5 sees. Men's 33 1-3 Metres: First beat, P. Saunders (4) 1, 8. Nubs (3) 2; time, 23 2-5 sens. Second lieat, B. Kyte (4) 1,13. Bracket (4) P. Artlrai' (3) 3; time, 24 3-5 sees. Ladies' 33 1-3 Molrcst 0. Ward (go) 1, V. Duulop (2) 2, C, Leuilmu (4) 3. Time, 28 bccb. Junior Girls' 33 1-3 Metres: J. Mc Gratli (go) 1, 8. Wilson (1) 2, E. Uus scll (3) 3. Timo, 32 1-5 sees. Junior Boys' 33 1-3 Metres: First lieat, 1'. Phillips (g») J, B. Prvor (.'!) !, 1'. Geraii (X) 3; t...

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OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

OBITUARY Tliu death of Jlr. John Walter Ward «t Boma Hospital on Wednesday, last, week, came as a shock to his many friends in I!0111:1 and district. Mr. Ward was born 111 Roma 69 yea re nj;o, 11 nd was tlie cider s»» Of the lull Mr. and Mrs. H. Ward, old ]>iuni\Ts uf tlie Mitchell and Homa district. Hit father was for many yearn Overseer for John Collins and Sons 011 Westgrove Station, Injuno.. Mr. Ward enjoyed 11 gaino of tennis on the Sunday afternoon previous to liis death, and later was answering liix uiai), when he suddenly collapsed. He was taken to tlie Bush Nursing Centre nt Injune, and later to Boma Hospital, where he passed away. He was a good bushinan and a smart horseman, and, as a young man, a very fair boxer. Over 30 years ago he went to Fitzroy Fiver, Western Australia, and was for two years stock riding. Later he returned and selected Lone' Borne, a block near Injune, and grazed cattle. Later still, he selected a block on Baffle Creek, near Injune, and con' t...

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GOOD COMPETITION AT ESTATES SALE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

GOOD COMPETITION AT ESTATES SALE Good local competition was ex perienced at the Australian Estates Bona cattle sale on Tuesday, when 962 of a yarding of 1200 head were cleared for an average price •f eiil}s&, Tie yarding included a good per centage of beefy and fat stock, and nlthough prices were slightly easier they were considered to be quite satis factory, There was good competition for stores, and vendors generally met the market; Some of the prices obtained for fats included: Bullocks, £81/19/10, £19/ 10/ and £17/12/; cows, £10/19/, £16, und £14/6/; cows and vealers, £17/ 10/. In tSe etores prices included: Here ford steers, good quality, No. 8's, £9/ H/. £9/11/5 Hereford Shorthorn cross steers, forward quality, £8/10/; Here ford heifers, good quality, No, 8's, £8/5/; Shorthorn mobs cows, mixed sexes, forward condition, 100 per cent, calves, £12, £11/16/, I

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TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

TOWN TALK Seen ubout—Two young business yh'ls looking very chic siuue their return fruni coastal holiday, wearing very smart sun frocks. Mrs. Ron Briskey leaves on to-mor row's mail. Slie Intends having a holiday in Brisbane and •Sydney, re turning to Toowoomba whew she and Ron intend making their home. Mrs. Thomas '(Brisbane; will leave oil Saturday morning after having a fortnight holiday as the guest of 'Mrs. D. Byrne. CURRENT COUPONS TEA: 1 to 12 (1 to 4 available until February 20, 5 to H available until March "0, 9 to 12 available until April 17). BUTTER: i tu V uvailnble until February 20. Remark iiniii ;l very bright business lass: "lie is a IJaddy with a twinkle in his vyc." 'Wonder who's faee was red vvitli a "IJaUdy" answered back. Thru there was the Btory albout a certain old Kent who threatened to scatter some gawdUHi about a property around Surat. ^ at a good line of sheep and promptly (ill this recent rain. Went out to look at a good lini* of sliep and promptly not bo...

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SURAT [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

SURAT (By our own Correspondent) Rainstorms that passed over the Surat district on Saturday rnl Monday registered 610 pcints in tihe town and well over 400 points In various parts of the district, while in other parts from one to two inches 'only were recorded. Wcriboiii* Station headed the rain during the piist week with Home 10 incites. <'reeks overflowed (several tiincB and •lams and fencing suffered considerable damage on a few district properties but 10 sheep losses are reported. The Balonne River rose rapidly to Uft. and a further rise is expected this week from up-strenin. CotiKidenihle dnmnge was done 10 roads in the town ami distriet by the heavy rain this week and the council <ruugs will have plenty of work to do to repair the damage.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

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Editorial [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

yUCCESS of the meeting called last week to organise public sponeoi ship of a local progress association is a matter for the mutual gratifica tion of both the organisers and the residents of the town and district. Any movement aimed at the ad vancement *of any part of the town and district is one that should re ceive the wholehearted support of every thinking person. That the proposed progress as sociation, standing as it does for the advancement of every section of the town and district, is worthy of sup pprt on these grounds Is beyond dis pute, and was shown by the calibre and earnestness -of all who attended the initial meeting. The general public will have the opportunity on March 16 to signify their approval of the scheme. It is to be hoped that they take full, ad vantage of it. Apathy in public affairs is already a dangerous canker eating Into the Australian way of life. It is reflect . ed from the highest level of Govern ment to the humblest home In the land. It shows itself i...

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UN INFORMATION CENTRE [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

UN INFORMATION CENTRE ! A branch of the United Nations Dc> purtmcnt oi^Public Information lit j L'okc Success, New York, known os the tTvN. Information Centre, lias fjueu established in Syduey to serve Austra lia and Now Zealand. The centre ih the latest of a chain of 34 nlrcady opened in various TJ.N. member countries. It will answer all' inquiries about the United Nations and | meet requests for literature, pliolos. films and film strips. Temporary ad dress is Box 4101, G.P.O., Sydney. Printed and published by Higgina and IVlrlee, aucoessors to Alfred Bobimon ft Co. (Wertera Star), et the office of the company, McDotoJI Street, Boms, by J. Higgiaa and T. VosIm, lt|Dow«Il StiMt, Boaa.

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WALLUMBILLA [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

WALLUMBDLLA WalltunbiHa has experienced a fortnight's very humid, sweltering weather, being associated with very useful Isolated 'thunderstorms re gistering up to 4 Inches. There are still some reservoirs not filled, but the country looks a picture, with an abundance of grass everywhere. Weeds are growing and several farm ers are going over their cultivations a Kei-ond time. Messrs. C. HocDonuld and J. Thompson are railing wheat away from the grain shed. It is the inten tion of the Wheat Board to re-stock the grain shed with seed wheat for the coming wheat Benson, Mr. Jack Swun, on his way home from town, while endeavouring to close the door of his car, met with a pain ful accident last Friday. H!b arm came in contact with the glass of the door inflicting a severe cut. He was obliged (owing to excessive bleeding)' to return to tows and to the hospital to seek medical aid, neces sitating 15 Btitches. Be is now progressing satisfactorily. Mr, W. Harvey, whilst cutting a tog on Wednesd...

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WAGES INCREASES [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

WAGES INCREASES The Industrial Inspector (Mr. \V. Blaikic) lias advised tliat following on the recently announced iucrease in the Stutc Basic Wage, wages rates pay able under all awards of the State In duBtriul Arbitration Court of Queens land have been increased from Monday, 'Jimuiiry 3. TUu increased weekly fates so pay able arc:—Three shillings to all males receiving adult rates; two shillings to all females receiving adult rates; one shilling and sixpence to all males re ceiving junior rates; one shilling to all females receiving junior rates. In the caBe of apprentices, incroascB payable are:—First year 8d., 2nd year lid., 3rd year 1/4, 4th year 1/9, 5th year 2/2. Where wages arc payable on a piece ! work basis proportionate increases have been granted, shearing increases being ninepenec and crutching increases 3.3d. per 100 sheep.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

CONDON & CO. STOCK FOR SALE ItiOMA: 36U wetliera, 1 mark. Shorn September, Oct./Nov., "45 drop, fat 60/. ROMA: U50 mixed sexes, May/Juno July, '48 drop. Mainly May/June. shorn early November, well grown, fat, 82/6. 1NJ-UNB: 26 Block Poll Cows, 100 per cent, /Calves at foot, 2 to 6 month#, £il3/10/, and 54 Black (Poll Weaners, mixed sexes, 15 months old, price £7. FOR PARTDCULABS OF ALL CLASSES OF STOCK BEMEMBER "IF IT'S qUYXNG OB SELLING IT'8 CONDON fc CO.," BOMA. Phone 1*7 Always. P.O. Box 63. QUEENSLAND RAILWAYS Examination lor Engine Cleaner, South-Western Division, Applica tions, in applicant's own handwriting and on the proper printed form, ob tainable at principle administrative offices and stations, will be received by the Secretary, Railway Depart ment, Adelaide Street, Brisbane, until Friday, 4th March, 1849, for the posi tion o£ Engine Cleaner In the South Western Division. Applicants must have attained the ajre of sixteen and a half and not exceeded twenty-three y...

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Fifty years ago today [Newspaper Article] — Western Star — 18 February 1949

■ *.j> ft rpHE Mitchell murdor case was iu full swing Fifty Years Ago To-day; and tlie inevitable rrrest iiad been made. Till' murdered man was ii one-legged SU-ycur-old liui)clili:irk, James Young, hawker ami traveller, will) had been fuinid liiiltt'reil to death tlic previous Fr 'day near tlie windmill oil tlie Mur uhoh Kivvi. Arrested after a one-day magisterial inquiry conducted by Mr. E. l'\ Craven P.M., was tlie dead mans' paramour, Mary Brown, alias Mrs. Young. 8!ie lived, it appeared, with Young iu a li.'clt near tlie river, with a nine-year ill,I sun by a previous marriage. In spector Fitzgerald and Mounted Con stable Murphy, from Boma, had sped io;t haste to Mitchell to take charge of the inquiries, wliicli had resulted in the arrest, and to continue gathering infoimtttioB for tUe subsequent trial. Down in Gatton, the tripla Box ing Day murder of the Murphy's was still dragging on.. The man Burgess, oii vtfxose guilt - almost every newspaper in Australia was now throwin...

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