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Bowen Independent (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Bowen, Queensland National Library of Australia Smith & Stewart House frocks .4/11. Kan ecord Long sleeved House frocks. 5/11. Charming Floral Hai Cord. ?. 9 1. Yard. Needlework " All the newest dress lengths the Best Ever infants frocks come and see our fresh stocks. Smith & Stewart leading Novelty House. Smart clothes Are essential for easter so Call on the Home of fashion where there is a Complete new Range of spot materials silk linens All. Over laces Georgette etc., which will please the most discerning buyer. Flattering styles in autumn millinery. Smart handbags gloves and All frock accessories. Milanese Wear in Dainty new designs including the new Crochet lingerie. Hosiery i All new autumn tunings from 1/0 March specials White and Multi Stripe silk Bemberg frocks 8/11 Eracli All sizes. In new can we catty the agencies of Home of the Moat reliable models offering to Day. If you ate contemplating the Purchase of a used car we have some tote buys offering. Gome in and talk qua with a any time. No obligation. Webb & Lamond Powell Street Bowen. Phone 192. Box 17s. J. M. Lowcock building contractor Reynolds Street Bowen. Estimates Given for All classes of work. Every class of building material stocked. All work carried of under my own personal i prevision. Six insurance Coy v phone 60. I i us you require if j obtained at if envelopes Cliea p e s t i n Tow n jest Blue & Pink lined Vestal and Verdun envelopes. By. Per packet of 25, 2/8 per 260, 6/ per 600, to per 1000. Cheaper line suitable for sending out accounts Etc 8/ 1000. A reflection will convince you that it is important to have trousers tailored to order reasons youll gel longer went in every pair belter ii Ami More value for your Money. N. Crocker Bowens loading tailor o p p. Tivoli theatre Bowen. Iva m Lei me dispense Jour prescription Ryan & Green phone 45. Chemists. Box 161 Herbert st., Bowen. Invite your to visit you for Uio Linol to Liow i Wool sept Lluli to 10tb, 1037. Guardian s of health and Comfort ice keeps food fresh and palatable at All times which is important in preserving health and Comfort. Our ice it pure and economical in use let us de liver a Block to Day. J. E. Kelly Lea merchant William 9t- phone 9. Bowen. Events in Spain. International patrol. London saturday. At Midnight on monday a ring of. Warships comprising British French German and italian will he drawn around Spain and a corps of International observers will be at their posts along the French and Portugal frontiers with Spain. From that moment the control plan to prevent More men and arms _ from going to either Side in the civil War will operate. Seige lifted from Madrid. A message from Madrid states the nine months siege ended when tie. Loyalists entered the famous Sanctuary of Virgin Dele Cabeza a menus try fortress among the peaks of the Sierra Moore a. The loyalist offensive at Cordoba sealed the Fate of the fortress. They approached within a Quarter of a mile and bombarded. As the rebels offered no resistance the royalists advanced and found that the Garrison had de parted during the night. Rebels bombard Madrid. London sunday the rebels again bombarded Madrid on saturday fifteen persons be ing killed and 40 wounded. Andujar and Almeida were. Also bombed from the air 23 persons being killed and 31 wounded. An espionage organisation is reported to have been. Discovered in Madrid and 53 arrests have been made. London sunday. Potato Jones owners ordered him to discharge his cargo of potatoes at Alicante and Load a return cargo for Cardiff. The times Yit Torla correspondent says the insurgents Are exultant at the British decision to forbid tie merchantmen to enter Bilbao As averting a danger of inter National conflict and bringing the Northern rebel Victory near Erren. The renewal of the Advance on Bilbao Only awaits Good weather. General Franco claims he has regained the inia Tive on the Madrid and Cordoba front where admittedly dangerous Ley list attacks ate reported to have failed. " 1 it was officially announced on saturday that the Aerial bombard ment of Madrid killed 71. The malls Al Storla correspondent says the populace of Bilbao san Tander and Gijon Are half starved. The non Arival of British foodstuffs were a severe blow. For saddles and harness leather goods you cannot than Coll and have a look Tebus stocks. The Best. And All do better at Bouli position in Europe. The German Outlook. A Brussels message of april 15 says that or. Schacht German acting min ister of Economy and president of the Rele Hubank announced that Germany was ready to collaborate in All efforts to restore Freedom of Trade. He added that German yes system of self sufficiency was dictated by Lade of foreign credits was More expensive than Freer Trade. He believed that political peace was nearer than most people imagined and to was convinced that every coun try was Adverse to War. Germany certainly would admit Russia to any International commercial agreement. Widespread interest has been aroused by or. Cha Clits statement especially As it implied the offering of the Olive band to Russia but British government quarters received it cautiously and without real enthusiasm. It is known that Germany is experiencing great difficulty in securing raw materials for her four years plan which largely would he available from rus Sia. Consequently it is thought in London that the gesture primarily was directed to this end and that it also is closely bound up with the movement i Germany for a closer Alliance with the soviet. Hitler3 attitude. Herr Hitler is now quietly with drawing from Spain and appears anxious at present to avoid provocation in Europe owing to the Many Uncertain Tzvi hit Ltd and Sukes Bri to rings Ocarma int Vil but informed opinion considers that thus far there is no reason to Dis Cern any change of heart by Germany. Nevertheless Many see an improved Outlook in Europe As a result. A message from Rome states Musso Lini May visit Hitler. World air strength. Britain leads with 4,000 machines. The 1937 aircraft year Book which is published by the aeronautical chamber of Commerce of America lists the military air. Strength of the world s Powers As follows Britain 4001 Mach Ines France 3 100. Russia 3400. Italy 3200. Germa in 3000. United states 2200, Lapan 2000. Ii comments on the Rise of Germany to seventh place in 1030, mid credits the United states with world Leader ship in motor development Speed and Aier raft designed to carry heavy loads Emio Mically. The Queen Mary. A successful venture. Donlon. Sunday. The Cun Arder Queen Maryus popularity and Success is one of the chief causes of Hie canard company is loss of �61,769 an 1935 having been turned to a profit of �5-1 1,051 last year. The com any Empl misses the continued improvement in the Atlantia passenger earnings since the Queen Maryus Maiden voyage. Mrs. Bonney. Held up by weather. Singapore sunday. Owing to bad weather mrs. Bonney did not reach Singapore on saturday but landed at Suntok on the Island of Banka after having been six hours in tie air she remained at Suntok. flight. Broadbent to attempt record. Sydney monday. Pilot j. Boad bout leaves at Dawn today on the first stage of his attempt to gain the Australia England Solo re Cord. He plans to spend the second night at Charleville and reach Darwin on tuesday. Bro Dhont said last night that Given Good flying conditions lie should break the record of 7 Days 10 hours 00 min utes. His schedule provides for a flight of 0 Days 10 hours 30 minutes. Anzac Day. A Melbourne difference. Melbourne Mondy. Major generals Tivey Johnston and Grimwade will not take part in Anzac Day March in Melbourne because they resent selection of major general. Sen i Tor Brand an officer pro dior to them in lie a.1.f.,. To Lead the Parade. At least three other officers senior to Brand who had declined invitations to lend the March before Brand was selected by a e Anzac Day commemoration co Meili will not March. Tie Mattei will be discussed at a meeting of Hie Council tonight. Sir Neville Smyth who led the first division last year is now very ill. Golden casket drawn at Goon Dewinde. Brisbane monday. Golden casket no. 482 was drawn at Good Windl on saturday. The first prize went to no. 25441, held by h. A. Baker Melbourne Victoria. The second went to Brisbane the third to Doboy qid., fourth to Long reach fifth to Maryborough. Loan Council. Present programmes wont be completed. Brisbane monday the acting Premier or. Pease on ids return to Brisbane from the loan Council meeting yesterday said Al though it will not now be practicable to Complete the full programme of works and development that had been envisaged we tvs the budget for the current financial year was presented to parliament there will be no curtailment of those works which Are Al ready in Progress. Coronation Day. And Kings birthday. The loan Council on Friday decided that there will be no special Holiday on june 9 this year to celebrate the Kings birthday. The chairman or. Menzies said that As the Coronation Day would he a Holiday there would he no Public Holiday for the birthday but there would he the usual official ceremonies in All states. A decision about the future uniform Date was deferred. King Georges actual birthday is on december 14. Brisbane monday. Or. Hanlon stated on saturday that Coronation Day May 12, was not listed us a Holiday under the holidays act but it had been proclaimed a spec Ial Holiday by the government. As awards made no v provision for such a Day the unions were approach ing he court to provide for Holiday rates of pay in respect of that Day this year. This would mean that All work d vie on May 12 should be paid for at double time. Australian aviation. Agreement by states. Melbourne monday. All australian flying should again lie under the control of the civil aviation Board by the end of August. By then All state parliaments will have met and presumably they will treat the necessary uniform legislation agreed on at the conference with the Commonwealth on Friday As urgent. Shark Industry near Bowen. Norman Caldwell to Start. Norman Caldwell with a couple of Sharks caught by him at Grassy is Brisbane Telegraph or. Norman Caldwell author of fangs of the sea and a Well known shark Fisherman is on his Way North to establish a shark fishing Industry at. Grassy Island out from Bowen. Or. Caldwell was keenly interested in the shark fishing venture at port Stephens some years ago and he is certain that his efforts at Grassy is land will meet with Success. There is a very keen demand for shark leather and shark liver Oil and already lie has enough orders to keep him going indefinitely. Since the publication of his Hook he has been inundated with inquiries from All parts of Australia and new zealand. To is sure of the Market. He is sure of his ability to catch Sharks and As there is Only one other Man in Australia besides himself who knows the secret of successful shark leather Tan Ning. He is confident of Success. Or. Cal dwells visit to Grassy is land this time will Only be for six weeks and it is in the nature of a preliminary Survey. Eventually he will establish a factory there for curing the hides and rendering Down the lev ers. Speaking of livers by the Way or. Caldwell said that livers vary considerably according to the condition of the Sharks. In a 13 foot Tiger shark landed it Sydney he rendered Down the 10 foot liver and got 18 Gallons of Oil. In the North however he found that generally the livers were smaller. Shark liver Oil was being used for a great number of medicinal purpose and there was quite a Good demand for it. Sir. Caldwell will do All his fishing with a net and what Sharks Are not drowned by the time he reaches them he Despa Mclies with a Lead filled Waddy adroitly applied to the tip of the snout. He expects to treat from about 20 to 40 Sharks a week at first and is confident that that will Only be the beginning of a really big and Prosper Ous new Industry for Australia. When he called in to see the chief inspector of fisheries at Brisbane or. To. D. W. Dick and explained the objects of his Mission or. Dick said that he welcomed the move especially in View of the fact that it would tend to decrease the shark population and thus improve regular fishing. Or. Caldwell is at present engaged on on writing another Book dealing with his shark fishing experiences. Or. Caldwell should know the prospects of shark fishing off Grassy is. Well he spent a couple of years there some time . Imler

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