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Brisbane Courier (Newspaper) - June 29, 1953, Brisbane, Queensland National Library of Australia Rivers want closer Trade with Brisbane say Sydney is Remote by a staff reporter Back from a Northern new tour t inked with the new state move ment in Northern new South Wales is a Strong agitation for closer Trade relations with Brisbane. From offs Harbour to the Border and from Inverell to Byron Bay Farmers and businessmen Are pressing for this. They claim Sydney is too Remote for effective Trade control and too far away for eco nomic Road and rail freight age. The Northern Rivers Federated chamber of com Merce will discuss these matters at its annual meet ing at Mullumbimby in sep tember and will probably urge the new government to lower Road taxes and1 make petrol prices More uniform. Affiliated with the Federated chamber Are 16 towns including Grafton Lismore Tenterfield and Inverell j criticise govt the chamber Secretary or. A. R. L. Small of Cas Ino said last week this move ties up with our new state claims. While our state parliament sits in Sydney we will never get a satisfactory government new transport restrictions hamper free Trade anew want to co operate with the Queensland government to increase the natural flow Between Bris Bane and our Rivers and tableland areas the mayor of Grafton Aid j. Moorehead said in this City most of us Are in favour of ignoring state boundaries altogether. Syd Ney is too far away and Brisbane is our natural port Lismore businessmen say that rail freight from Syd Ney is so High that traders cannot sell competitively. They claim the freight charge on paint for example is �19 a ton 7i per cent of the value of the commod Ity compared with �7 a ton when it is railed from Brisbane via Kyogle. Fuel charges petrol station proprietors claim that the rail charge on liquid fuel is 7id a gallon. They Hope that eventually All Northern Rivers petrol will be drawn from bulk installations at Brisbane and railed to Casino. The new state area is one of the richest in Australia. It produces 60 per cent of the butter of new South Wales and has a banana Industry Worth �6-million a year. And on the divers Pri Mary industries Are grow ing sound secondary Indus tries. Attend meeting Over Ipswich ii re protest on limit fifty residents of Darra Richlands Inala and Carole Park yesterday protested against a main roads commission plan to limit Access to the main Ipswich Road. At an open air meeting at Darra they unanimously protested against the pro posed closing of the station Road Ascherfield Road crossing and against the commission s plan to make limited Access roads with out consulting residents of the District a Resolution claimed that map shows Ipswich Road crossing. Station Road and Archer Field Road made the main thoroughfare of the Darra District. Or. C. Leadbeater Darra said that the plan meant a Motorist coming from the Ascherfield Side would have to enter Ipswich Road at one Point drive along the main Road to the next turn ing Point and return to the Road he wanted on the other Side of the two Lane Highway. Create danger this will create confusion and danger or. Leadbeater said. Or. T. C. Kerr la whose electorate includes Darra told the meeting that limited Access was important on main highways be cause of the safety it provided. Racq president or a. R. Watson said situations could arise when it is very Wise to have limited Access to main highways Cairns raid Cairns by Tel Printer police raided premises in Shields Street Cairns on saturday. Later a Man was charged with being the keeper of a common gaming House. He was released on Ball to a Pear in the Cairns court of Petty sessions to Day. Model yachts Competition Ryphe Queensland Model boat club is to run a Competition for working Model sailing yachts. Club Secretary or. G. W. Ross announced this yesterday. He said there would be a special Section for juniors under 16. A display of work done by members of the club is on View in the courier mail s Queen Street window. Some of the Small Hydro planes on Dislav have attained speeds of almost 30 knots. Entry forms for the club s Competition Are available in the courier mail vesti Bule or from or. Ross. 39 Lancaster Street Coorpas Roo. ? advertisers announcements ? Public notice sleep makers q old pay. Ltd. Wish to announce to their Many clients in the furniture Trade that despite the disastrous fire which razed part of the factory they will be Back in operation this morning As usual and can assure their clientele of the customary service. Appreciation the management also take the Opportunity of expressing their thanks and unbounded appreciation to All who helped in the emergency the attending fire brigades for their remarkable save the police the electricity authorities and particularly the staff and local residents who by their efforts and at great personal risk prevented total directors sleep makers old pty., Ltd. Assure really accurate a easier Raj so velvet lined Case. Iu1/s he in i a slim a at Leit vie Der Root Speed Jar Fagael Ilij Llly d-99i stainless. 65/5 at right Millers Falls f t3 Sec a Speed indicators. No. 440 ? ass vow a 1 a at left tachometers. Ger j up. Man demo Reading 40 revs to steel trammels. Stainless r my so Gwi j % of Viire Cwm smal1 Loois dept Al leu wow Al god a a 1ntercolonmal j % w us Leif of and 30m Flinders St., is Townsville. Phone 20u. ? ? j truck death Grafton by Telegram a 50-year-old aborigine was killed when a Utility truck overturned near offs Harbour on saturday night. He was Clarence Walker who died soon after he had been released from beneath the truck. Air lift Ideal Brunette Downs Sale the air lift used to the Brunette Downs cattle Sale was the Ideal Way to move stud cattle the territories minister or. Has Luck said after the Sale. He said the Federal government was considering More suitable aircraft which would take a bigger payload or. H. S. Grimes a Bris Bane Public relations officer reported this on arrival from Brunette Downs by air last night. Top Price top Price at the sales a. 400 guineas for a Bull from j. P. Fairbairn and com Pany Albury new bought by the Gulf cattle com Pany. Thirty one bulls from Victoria and new were sold but one new stud breeder said the Best would have brought about 1000 guineas in the South. Or. Grimes said there were Many requests for future sales but or. Dug Dale said that freight costs and suitable types would have to be discussed further. Catches Southport Basin Beauty shimmering sunlight on Salt water resting pleasure Craft and a child at play at Southport Basin made this picture taken by courier mail staff photographer Fred Carew. Technical data exposure 1, 100th see aperture f8. Lira hath up Ltd Panchromatic no Niter. Ample australian vessels for coastal Trade 20 overseas ship Charters not Tobe renewed Jarwin by Telegram there Are. Enough australian ships to handle All cargo on the coastal Trade the shipping and transport minister senator Mcleay said yesterday. He Saiu the Charters of20 overseas ships opera Ting on the australian coastal Trade would not be renewed when they expired. The Charters Are from Sixl months to two years. The minister said he would like to see a Perma nent employment system on the australian waterfront. The casual employment system provided an incentive for Waterside workers to hold ships up by making the work spin out As Long As pos sible. The minister said he saw no Hope of a reduction in shipping freight rates until the loading rate and ships turn round had improved. High freight rates were not Only a matter for water Side workers officials but also for Consumers who have to pay for the High freight rates. Modern wharf everyone would Benefit it Waterside workers worked a bit harder. Senator Mcleay said he recognised there was plenty of room for improvement in wharf facilities at australian ports and his department was constantly reminding responsible authorities of any weaknesses. Darwin s new wharf will have All the modern loading facilities to Speed up the turn around. The shipping service from the Eastern states to Darwin will be improved immediately and two 3000-ton ships will operate on the run. The minister said he hoped to add a third ship with 30-40 passenger berths within 12 months. Cotton & mining revival Hope for the Gulf Darwin by Telegram local residents in the dying Gulf of Carpen Taria township of Borro Loola Hope that two industries Cotton and Sil ver Lead mining May cause a revival of the District. Natives Are showing Whites that valuable cot ton is already growing in the area. They Harvest the crop of wild Cotton every year make fishing lines and Corro Bource garments by spinning it on fencing wire with a Hook at the end. Wild Cotton is a Rem Nant of cultivated Cotton crops introduced by Early pioneers. Drilling team belonging to a Zinc corporation subsidiary left borr Loola to Start drilling in the area near Macarthur River station where geologists last year investigated outcrops of Silver Lead. Honour 7m Melbourne by Tele Printer nearly 2000 ukrainian men. Women and Chil Dren marched through Mel Bourne yesterday to honour seven million ukrainians who died in the artificially created soviet famine of 1933. 3000-Sydney March Sydney by Tel Printer More than 3000 Ukrain ians carrying anticommunist banners marched to the Domain yesterday after at tending a commemorative mass. Rescuer s Battle in Ballina surf t Ismore by Telegram a Young student teacher swam Over 150 Yards through a big sea infested with Sharks to Rescue a Middle aged Lismore Man at Skinner s head a few Miles North of Ballina yesterday. He is Gordon Charles Gal Laway who with other stud ent teachers from Armidale teachers College just reached Skinner s head for a Barbecue picnic when they heard that Henry Charles Warne 45, of Allen Street Lismore had been washed from a Rock on which he had been fishing. Gallaway paused Only Long enough to take off his sweater before diving into the sea and when he reached Warne he had lost consciousness. Gallaway was completely exhausted when he reached the Beach with Warne and others there helped them out of the water. Resuscitation revived Warne after half an hour. Warne s hat when swept out 20 Yards beyond where the Rescue was made was circled by Sharks. Sell property Mackay by Tele Printer one of the oldest grazing properties in the state will be auctioned next month. It is Grosvenor Downs about 75 Miles North East of Ole Mont. Grafton s big Blaze Grafton by Telegram damage estimated at �25,000 was caused by a fire which swept through the South Grafton veneer and plywood company yesterday. The damage was partly covered by insurance. In an hour the Blaze destroyed three Large Sheds packed with three ply and containing valuable Machin Ery. Firemen from Grafton and South Grafton made a valuable save of another Large shed nearby. Baptist drive a preparation service for the Mission to be conducted in Brisbane by the Rev. Ivor in will was Hail i in Trio run. List City Tabernacle yester Day. The Rev. P. T. Smith the Tabernacle minister said or. Powell had come from Mission work in Africa to conduct the fortnight s Campaign from next sunday. Says West Homes answer the needs Longreach by Tele phone the Western Home was As direct an answer to people s needs As conditions permitted. This was stated in a re port by the architecture lecturer at the Queensland University or. S. Mar quis Kyle in a report to the Western Queensland local authorities association at Longreach yester Day. He said improvements could Only be made by at tending to Small details. Galvanised Iron would continue to be used but its disadvantages would be overcome by careful de sign. Road deaths Melbourne by Tele 1 Printer Only a trained psychologist could explain who a Christian Community ruthlessly killed so Many people in Road accidents the australian Road safety Council chair Ian or. T. G. Paterson said yesterday. We Are dealing with the possible extinction of a Vouge nation he said. State s May june rainfall lowest since 1946 dairymen hit by drought 3opc production drop in. 10 Days Queensland s Dairy production had fallen by 30 per cent in the last 10 Days the Queensland dairymen s organisation president or. C. H. Jamieson said last night. A he said the drought was hitting the Industry hard. Queensland s May june rainfall is the lowest since 1946. Many important centres have not had any rain this month. The milk producers association Secretary or. A. C. Vores said the exceptional dry spell had been made worse by heavy Black frosts. Ii Ami 1 ceiling the frosts had killed oif big areas of brass. Many producers were now spend ing big sums of Money on concentrates in an Effort to maintain production. One Dayboro Farmer was spending �300 a month on extra concentrates he said. Farmers said that milk was being drawn away from cheese and butter production to keep Brisbane s milk Normal. Or. H. L. Larsen. A Klonga Roy Farmer said last night that Farmers in the District would begin hand feeding to Dav. Last week s frosts the heaviest known in the District had killed off the feed crop losses a Killarney Dairy Farmer said that Farmers in the District must Start Han feed ing soon unless rain fell. Sur face water also was drying up. The Norco co operative Ltd manager or. J. Hunter said at Byron Bay that the new South Wales Northern Rivers District wanted Good rain immediately. The eight week dry spell has brought butter production Down by 20 per cent on last year s figures. Small crop banners Are being hit severely. Farmers without irrigation Are facing big losses. \ Mary Valley bean Farmers Are racing against time to1 tap underground water. Frost Benefit wheat growers want two inches of said heavy frosts i on the Darling Downs Over the past fortnight had benefited wheat crops. The growth of some Young plantings had been checked heavily while others had suffered slight setbacks in the growth rate. But farm ers welcomed this because of the dry spell. Older crops had been hardened by the cold weather grass temperatures had been Down to 15deg Many times and drying Westerly winds. Farmers said this would help the wheat through until the rain came. Rain danger Western graziers Hope that if rain comes it will be at least a two or three Inch fall. A Longreach Grazier said the danger was if less than one Inch fell particularly if followed by frosts. This would ruin feed overnight. He said there was a Good body of dry feed in most Western districts and enough water. But in some districts such As Ilfracombe conditions were very dry and Stock were beginning to fall off in condition. Irrigation sliced �2m Cut in year s budget irrigation works in Queensland will be sliced by More than half in rim invt Finan Cial year. The �3 1-3 million budget1 Lias been Cut to i million. The lands and irrigation minister mr., Foley. Who announced this last night said that loan restrictions had forced the government to reduce its irrigation pro gramme. Retard Progress this considerable curtailment of irrigation and other important develop mental works will retard the state s development and result in unemployment he said. Or. Foley said Queens land s coordinated works programme in 1951-52 involved an actual expenditure of �40 million. We hoped to exceed this in the current financial year but Federal loan policy has directly affected the pro gramme an irrigation department spokesman estimated last night that outside contract work about 700 men were now employed on irrigation construction. It was Likely that this number would have to be halved in the near future. Big dam scheme biggest project in the government s irrigation pro gramme is the �20 million Makeeba dim Bulah scheme Ivsich includes a dam on the Barron River to serve More than 78 acres of farm land in a District behind Cairns. Other irrigation projects include the Burdekin River scheme employing Over 300 men which supplies irrigation to a state operated area at Clare about 20 Miles from Ayr. Sixty eight irrigation farms Nave been established so far. Dawson River scheme. A Channel reticulated irrigation scheme is in operation at Theodore. Water is provided by three Timber weirs with a combined capacity of 13,000-acre feet. 2 walk away from crash two men had Lucky escapes when a Utility skid ded and overturned in Graham Street Ash Grove it 4.15 pm yesterday. The Wood and Canvas Hood of the vehicle was crushed. The men crawled out suffering Only a few abrasions. They Are Walter Rick Ards 32, of Walter Street Mudarrie Driver and Kalph Calvert 30, married of Garden Street Ash Grove. They were treated by ambulance bearers and allowed to go Home. Imi Jujj remember this outdoor Girt in november 1946, Brisbane met her on the screen dip inc com pull Star of the Overlanderr. Here is. Daphne again with her camera it the Hie Brunette Downs Cuttle sales she is now . Sam colder of station attack rail demurrage Mackay by Tel Printer demurrage on in i used waggons on Satur Days was one of the rail ways most iniquitous in i positions Mill manager c. L. Fadden said at the an null meeting of racecourse j Mill on saturday. Demurrage will apply Fortile first time this season j we Are fighting it As i hard As we can. It is Only another snide Way of put 1 Ting up our rail freights i he said. The imposition was grossly unfair and the sugar Indus try was not going to take it lying Down. \ chairman or. A. S. I Hamilton said the district1 can growers executive was keeping a Logbook of every rail delay this season. Cane men Back Cairns by Tel Printer Cabinda can cutters who have been Idle Over the burned Cane dispute will Start work to Day. This was decided at a meeting of Over 600 Wui members at the Cabinda j sports ground on Satur Day morning. Hundreds at evening mass hundreds of people Many in sports clothes crowded into St. Stephen s roman Catholic Cathedral last night to take evening mass. Afterwards the Cathedral administrator monsignor Carlton said the mass would now begin at 6.30 pm instead of 6.45, to finish be fore evening devotions at 7.30 pm. Under a new papal ruling catholics must abstain from All food for three hours be fore evening mass but May drink non alcoholic liquor up to an hour before. Spastic Wina Brisbane Junior chamber of Commerce plans to finance the building of a Wing of the spastic Centre at new farm. Hiley outspoken rails plan above parly line there must be no political party line on the Queen slam Nurt Linen Terri Terv rail link plan or t. \. Hiley said last night. The importance of the link went far beyond party politics he said. Or. Hiley who is state Liberal Leader was Broad casting Over stations 4bk a. The need for this link gives the state labour party and the Federal Liberal country parties every Rea son to work together in a partnership he said. Must go on j or. Hiley said construe j Tion of a line from Dafarra to Cam Coweal would not solve the problem of removing vast numbers of cattle from the territory. J any line that is built i must go far past Campo weal and into the Northern territory probably to Bir Dum or Newcastle Waters he said. To take it to Cam Coweal i Only would be like building a new Bridge across the Brisbane River and Stop Ping when the first or Sec i Ond Span is Complete i or. Hiley claimed the state government had not exercised enough care to state what was really needed when it went scream ing to the Federal authorities. Not solution j reports from its own investigating experts showed plainly that a line ending at Cam Coweal did not i solve the problem. I if the right line were built part of it would be in Queensland but most in the Northern territory. The estimated Cost of �50 million was too much for Queensland but the state should be prepared to take some responsibility. Big Church growth All state seminaries the Church in Australia had grown enormously until each state had its own Seminary for training priests archbishop Duhig said yesterday in St. Stephen s Cathe dral. To Day at 9 am Archt Bishop Duhig will ordain six students from Brisbane s Banyo Seminary in the Cathedral. The six. Already deacons Are the revs. T. Bur Kett w. Mckeown t. Boland o. Oxenham g. Mcsweeney. And m. Doyle All from Brisbane. Two reasons the revs. R. Jones and t. Ferlazzo were ordained yesterday in Townsville by Bishop Ryan. The Rev. M. Durham was1 ordained yesterday in Bun i Taberg by the Bishop of Rockhampton Bishop to Nan. Archbishop Duhig said yesterday that there were now 185 churches 150 Dio Cesan priests More than 70i religious priests 120 teach 1 ing Brothers and 1200 religious Sisters in the Bris Bane archdiocese. He broke drought at Longreach t Longreach by Telephone Longreach has. ? found the Man who claims to have taken the first Beer to the town in 1892. The organisers of Back to Lon reach week july 12 to 19 have Dis covered him living at co Labunia is Miles from Kinu Aroy. He is or. Henry ther Kelsen 75, who has run the Post office and Tele phone Exchange in Coo Labunia for the last 40 years. ? 18-mile haul in a letter to the Back to Longreach organisers he claims to have taken the first Beer there by horse Waggon when he was 14. Vonjj Racli one of the newest towns in the Cen trial West was Only officially established in 18 0. In his letter or. Ther Kelson Contri he Lirl Inkpen the Beer by Waggon 18 Miles from Ilfracombe to Longreach. He remembered the hotel s name As the Welcome Home and i in publican s name As Tom Forbes. Mil Hay. Title or. Thor Kulsen is expected to be one of the oldest visitors to the Back to Lon Gracli celebrations which will in clude rodeos concerts historical cavalcade and racing. The president or. S. Byrne said last night that 20 first class shearers were expected to enter for the australian shearing championship. Another Competition would be for milking wild cows. Helping sub Normal children Coo paroo to Liiv to latest t test reaching methods will be used at the new sub Normal child training Centre at Coord Roo. The sub Normal Chil Dren s welfare Assoc a ? Tion Hopes to begin train ing 10 children there \ within the next fortnight. A Caid teacher will instruct the children aged be tween six and 10 years for half Day periods five Days a week. Special desks basis of1 the teaching methods will be to make the children s sense of touch co operate with their ears and Eves. They will run their fingers Over Sand papered alphabet letters. They will put to nether a Jigsaw clock to learn How to Tell the time for their lessons the Chil Dren will sit at specially made desks Pale Green on too with Cream legs. The Centre will be housed in a classed in Verandah Given for the purpose by the Mother of a sub Normal child. Near same level the sub Norman Chil Dren s welfare association honorary Secretary . To. Pribbernow said last night the 10 children for the Coor paroo Centre were being or Lect act so that they would be As nearly As possible on the same mental level. She said the association was now registered As a non profit making company. Last week the Lions in ? Ter National club announce that it had decided to raise. �5000 for a Home for sub Normal children which. Could be handed Over to the association. Miil Wajih jockey Cap hut for Royal Ascot racing in is Mary Cox of Melbourne score the Jaunty yellow Novelty it the last Day of the famous meeting. Horse fall fatal Townsville by Tele 1 Printer Bernard Nichol son eldest son of or. And . Nicholson. St Blev. Street Charters towers was found lying unconscious at the Side of the Road near towers Hill on saturday the horse he had been rid Ings was standing quietly at his Side. He died shortly after admission to Hospital

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