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Brisbane Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Brisbane, Queensland National Library of Australia fullers Ujj the Bella dry cleaners e experts ensure a e faultless finish i 1 City Depoti Ascot Cha. Queen a 1 Sterol 9 1 factory Ano and Duncan h s streets Valley. B i phone b821 and b8863. B Stop press hockey cab naval. Queensland 0. West Australia 0 final. Sib David oboe Masson pro Fessor emeritus of chemistry at Mel Bourne University died to Day. After be coding a substantial surplus is 1030-37, Commonwealth finh cos suffered a reverse in the first month of 1037-38, and a deficit of �376 000 is recorded. Australian riflemen. Ottawa August 0 Percy Pavey via tied with three others in Macdougall Challenge cup with 00, in one of Dominion of Canada shooting Sorio Groom sentenced or. Justice Honchman in Tiro supreme court this afternoon sonic cod Valentine Pat Rick Groom 4-1, found guilty of the theft of 3,080 Worth of common wealth Treasury Bonds Tho property of mrs. Charlotte do Little or her executors to imprisonment with Bard labour for two and a half years. It being ordered that he be released unconditionally if at any time wit Lilii. Six months from to Day to paid to the sheriff for and on behalf of Tho beneficiaries in Tho estate of mrs. Do Little Tho sum of �1,006. 1 " ? a p. Benefits of governments policy during past year parliament opened to Day lieutenant governor s speech unemployment largely reduced electricity and transport questions in the lieutenant governor s speech at the open ing to Day of the third session of the Twenty seventh parliament of Queensland sir James Blair mentioned that the. Report of the Royal commission on transport had now been received. Careful consideration he said would be Given by the government to the recommendations made by the commission and if Neces sary legislation would be introduced. His excellency also referred to the Royal com Mission on the regulation and Supply of electricity and said that a Bill dealing with this subject was in course of preparation and would be submitted during the current session. Referring to the finances of the state sir James stated that the total works financed directly or indirectly by the. Government amounted to �7,825,239. The Benefit of this policy was clearly demonstrated by the employment figures which showed a reduction of the percentage of unemployed from 28.8 to 6.0. These figures could be taken As a fair indicatt$ri-9f Tho generally improved employ ment position. The buoyancy of the Revenue derived from various sources indicated a continued improvement towards the recovery of the state s Prosperity. There was a deficit of �280,190 in the consolidated Revenue fund which was the Best budget result recorded since 1928-29. Or. Hanlon s tour. After touching on the investigation during the recess of the minister for health and Home affairs or. L m. Hanlon sir James indicated Thot the govern ment was giving further consideration to the aboriginal problem particularly in relation to tie no Madlo sections in the North and in the direction of making distinct provision concerning persons of White and coloured parentage and Tho Torres Strait islanders Hospital system. His excellency said that the District Hospital system which had developed and Modernised Hospital activities now served 00 per cent of the population. The establishment of a Hospital and medical ser Vlco at thursday Island aided by a seaplane was under review. The full text of the lieutenant governor s speech appears on Page 7. At parliament House the minister for Public instruction or. F. A Cooper and mrs. Cooper conversing with or and mrs. A c. Hughes of Rose Bay Sydney at the opening of parliament. Warmest night for two weeks there was a further increase in night temperature in the City area last night and generally throughout the Southern Interior. Brisbane s minimum of 53.9 degrees which was four degrees above the Normal was the highest for Over a fortnight. Only a few isolated frosts were reported from the Interior Mitchell s minimum of 32 degrees being the lowest night temperature recorded in the state. Yesterday s rain was not very heavy away from the City areas where Tho Best registration was if Points at the botanic gardens. There were some showers on the Blacl All Range country and on the Eastern fringe of the Darling Downs. Better Falls occurred on the far North coast. Although some Cloud has developed in the Western parts of the state the Weatherman predicts mainly Fine weather Here but adds that along the coast scattered showers and Cloud conditions should continue. Moderate to Strong South cast winds Are accompanied by rather rough seas extending to new Caledonia. Cleveland valuations Cleveland August 10 following consideration by Tho clo Voland Shire Council of applications for Tho re valuation of Tho Cleveland hire or. .1. Drag Lelch of Wellington Point was appointed at a fee of �40. Tho other applicant. Or. R. J. Cosgrove of Brisbane submitted a fee of �18. The session s Bills the lieutenant governor in Bis address to parliament said that among the proposals to be brought before parliament would be Tho Fol lowing measures an electricity Bui. A wages acts amendment Industrial conciliation and arbitration acts amendment Bill. A health acts consolidation and amendment Bui. A police acts consolidation and amendment Bill. An insanity Bill. A mental defectives Bill. A prisoners parole Bill. An aboriginals Protection Bill. A land acts amendment Bill. A Timber Industry Stabli Lauon Bill. An air navigation Bui. A sugar Experiment stations acts amendment Bill. A diseases in poultry act Amend ment Bill. An animals and Birds acts Amend ment Bill. A pure seeds act amendment Bill. A brands acts amendment Bill. A Public service superannuation acts amendment Bill. More proposals for control of Alsatia is another move to prohibit Alsa Tian dogs will be made at the annual conference of the local authorities of Queensland which will be held in Brisbane this week. The executive is recommending that All country towns and Shires pass a by Law providing for the total prohibition of alsatian dogs and their crosses within their areas and that All other towns and cities make bylaws providing for the efficient control of such dogs and for the payment of an annual registration fee of the. Eidsvold Shire Council is suggest ing that uniform action be taken for a registration fee of �5, while a Resolution of the Cabool Ture Shire Council is that the keeping of alsatian dogs in Shire Council areas be prohibited. Hoping for the �20,000 the crowd at the Golden casket office to Day seizing the last Opportunity of trying their Luck in the Mammoth casket the drawing will take place to Morrow. B. V alleged theft of Treasur y Bonds jury finds Groom guilty but court adjourns1 " on Point of Law v after having been locked up All night the jury in the criminal court to Day found Valentine Partick Groom 44, Safe Deposit attendant at the Queensland trustees ltd., guilty of the theft of �2,060 Worth of Commonwealth Treasury Bonds the property of mrs. Charlotte de Little or her executors. The jury however added a recommendation to mercy on account of the accused s Long unblemished record further consideration of the Case was adjourned until later in the Day on a Point of Law raised by or. N. J. Moynihan Groom s counsel. Groom s trial was before or. Justice Henchman and has extended Well Over a week. The jury after five hours retirement last night announced that it was unable to reach agree ment but was making Progress and his honour ordered that it be locked up overnight. The verdict of Griffy was announced by Tho Foreman 10 . Or. H. T. O Driscoll for the Crown said that Groom Many years ago in Roma had pleaded guilt to an arson charge and been sentenced to imprisonment for six months., but this sentence was suspended. He had a Good War a Cord. To was living. Willis wife Ana had four children he had been with the Queensland trus tees since 1924. Question of Law. Or. Moynihan asked his honour in his discretion to re Servo for the consideration of the court a question of Law As to whether there was sufficient evidence that the Bonds the subject matter of the indictment against Groom were at Tho time of the alleged stealing the property of mrs. De Little or her executors. His honour said that there did seem to be some considerable doubt whether there was sufficient evidence of ownership. He would like to have this settled because it seemed to him that he might have been wrong ii letting the Case go to the jury. He agreed to Reserve the question taken by or. Moynihan. Or. Moynihan said his had. Proposed to follow this up by asking his Hon our to postpone judgment and admit the prisoner to the sentence was already passed this could not be done. His honour my present intention docs not lean towards giving Ball pending sentence. He adjourned the court until late in the Day. Buried at sea chairman of steamship company Rel fast. Auer St 9. Major Richard Heyn chairman of the Ulster steamship company was buried at sea eight Miles from the Mouth of Belfast Lough in Accord Ance with his last wishes. Butlers of Ibe Welch regiment sounded the last Fost. Canadian s win in casket agent present at drawing when it was announced that a Canadian had won the first prize in the Golden casket drawn to Day Captain Rankin agent for Golden investments in Canada who is visiting Brisbane was present at the drawing. The announcer congratulated his efforts for the casket and Captain Rankin acknowledged the tribute. Owing to the stringent regulations in Canada the name of the actual Winner was withheld for his Protection the Winner s Home town is Vancouver b.c., and he appears Iii result slips As 52632 Der. H. R. Canadian purchases of casket tickets reached a record in this drawing a casket official said. Agents Luck. In the second prize of �1,000 the agent who sold the ticket p. O. Williams of Woollon Gabba had two shares of the six giving him a third of the prize for himself. The third prize went to share buyers in Makeeba North s win. Or. A. Scott partner in Scott and Mossop commercial agents and brokers was Winner of the fourth prize of �350. He had the ticket to himself. In the fifth Praze w. A. Martin of the . S mail room Brisbane had a share. A Maryborough resident mrs. G. Birch was another of the Lucky six in that ticket. The official list of prize winners appears on Page 8. Mammoth. .1. Gasfield drawing it was announced this morning that Mammoth Golden casket no. 23, with a first prize of �20,000,. Would be drawn in the City Hall main Hall to Morrow at lunch time. A Start will be made at 1.15 . Ticket Butts Are due Lack to Day and those unsold Are being Dis posed of Over the counter of the Golden casket office. An edition of " the Tele graph containing the principal prise winning numbers in to Morrow s Mammoth casket drawing will be published shortly after the drawing commences and subsequent editions will contain progressive details until the drawing is completed. Echo of Stinson crash j. K. Westray leaves �116,140 London August 9. J. K. Westray the englishman who was killed by a fall following his escape from the Stynson which crashed m Lamm ton National Park Queensland on february 19 last left �116,140 to his widow and children. Quintuplets caught in heavy rain All develop sore throats new York August 8. A message from Callender Ontario says that All the Dionne quintuplets Are confined to their Nursery with colds in the head and sore throats which they contracted when caught in heavy rain in the Nursery Yard. Or. Dafoe has cancelled All their appearances. Five Day week efforts because Cabinet had not then decided on the question of introducing a five Day week in the Public service state service Union delegates to Day decided further to defer discussion on it until ship Day judge s statement is incomprehensible says the Premier reply to or. Justice Henchman government does not interfere with Justice the statement of or. Justice Henchman from the Bench As reported in the press is incomprehensible to me " said the Premier or. Forgan Smith Torday. T do riot know to what particular action the Tudose refers As the government neither interferes with the Ordinary process of Law nor with the administration of j is quite True of course continued the Premier that governments. May at times appear to exercise tyrannical Power. It is a View com. Only held by people who have failed to secure from governments All they want. Human institutions have always the margin of error common to humanity in Gen eral and in my opinion this applies to judges As Well another people. The Bland Assumption of infallibility of opinion some times expressed from the Bench does not convince me. It is the duty of judges to interpret the Law and administer it As provided by parliament and the cause of Justice and Law and order is in no Way strengthened by irrelevant comments from what judge said a Torl Cally governments have always been tyrannical and unfortunately there is tendency for democratic governments v to a ume tyrannical Power. We can a Zdency growing fast. Ihm Al Jay � 22 out courts and all0,6 people All governments do the same thing. Strangely s? c0untj7 that considers toe the most democratic is in the forefront of the movement to reintroduce Law courts Are the Only things that can Stop them so they Are cutting out the courts in places. So far they have not Cut out Hareas Corpus. Local bodies ideas for change in financing of hospitals judging by the in Mir of resold. Ions on the Agenda considerable discussion on Hospital matters can Bevel Pecith at the 41st annual con Ference Oit the local. Authorities association of Queensland to be held in Brisbane next thursday and Fri. Day. One of the chief items will be the basis of payment lot Hospital precepts and it is proposed to make representations to the minister for health and Home affairs for an Ltd Atlon. At present the contributions Are deter mined on a valuation basis and a num Ber of councils and shirts Are seeking a change. Some consider that a popu lation basis should be substituted others Are moving for a More equitable basis of financing such hospitals so As notto unduly Burden control of hospitals. That the time is opportune for the management and control of All Public hospitals to be placed in the hands of the local authorities on the basis of 60 per cent subsidy from the state and 40 per cent from the councils concerned is one Resolution relating to control of hospitals. Another is that the Cost of construction of hospitals and of building additions be borne by the government and not added to local authority precepts As. Pre end while a further Resolution alms at asking the minister to introduce a compulsory Hospital Benefit insurance scheme to operate within proclaimed also is proposed that the government should subsidise each local authority on an equal basis in respect of the. Cost of treatment of infectious diseases and in 1 Muni station. Firemen injured and building destroyed in two Sydney fires Sydney August 10. One building was destroyed and another badly damaged three firemen were injured and several others were almost Over come by smoke and fumes Early to Day in two fires in widely separated districts. Two of the firemen suffered from the effects of Burns and the other was Hurt by falling Glass. The most serious fire occurred at the Mosman Bay laundry Shadforth Street Mosman. The fire spread to an unoccupied cot Tage which was severely damaged several horses in nearby stables re leased by four firemen were burled beneath dozens of sheets of hot corrugated Iron which fell from the Root but were rescued uninjured. The injured firemen senior fireman Clarkson suffered a Burn on the hand and Volunteer fire Man Ernest Field was burned when fighting flames inside the blazing build ing. Volunteer fireman Ronald Osborne suffered injuries to his hand when shattered Glass struck him. .1 there was a grave danger of the fire spreading and doing enormous damage. But the firemen prevented the spread. Affected by smoke. I. The other fire occurred at the pre Mises of the envelope manufacturing company Henderson Road Alexandria among a Quantity of paper cuttings. When the firemen arrived the building was full of smoke. Firemen were compelled to Grope their Way through the smoke filled factory with hoses. Several men were badly affected and it was necessary for them to work in relay. I. V a Wise Man once said _ no Man hath a thorough taste of Prosperity to whom 8 adversity never happened i \ if a Man with Good Tasto will always choose Grants liqueur whisky 1 definitely the finest Scotland produces both legs broken in fall at abattoirs when George Ernest Louke a Carpenter employed erecting a. Fertilizer roof at the1 Brisbane Abattoir fell through a Chute Hole and crashed to the ground 17 it. Below this morning he broke both legs below the Knees. He was treated on the spot by the Abattoir ambulance Man and rushed to. The Brisbane Hospital. Louke is about b2 years of age married and living at Victoria Street mornings de. He and other men Wero employed on the car entering Job and they had Cut a Hole in Tho flooring f the fertilizer to connect with a Chuto to the railway line. Louke picked up a Board from the floor and. Stepping so Sowaya fell through Tho Hole. Another . Faux Pas waitress talking about drinks London August 9. London wireless listeners who were expecting a talk on Cecen -. Tries sat up in amazement when a woman s voice began talking about drinks in Public houses. After three minutes the talk ended As abruptly As ii began. Then the chiming of Bow Bells Mas heard As the announcer apologised. He said the wrong talk had been Broad cast owing to a technical hitch in the Bristol studio by which a waitress talk was begun in error

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