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Cairns Post (Newspaper) - February 7, 1939, Cairns, Queensland National Library of Australia enter Hamments. Gaiety theatre. Nothing sacred and Quick the United artists production nothing sacred starring Fredrie March and Carole Lombard has its final screenings at the gaiety theatre this afternoon and to night. A Young girl supposed to be dying of Radium poisoning is brought to new York to give her Story to a newspaper As whose guest she sets ont to have her last fling. The girl is not to die and to save the reputation of the reporter with whom she has fallen n love the complications set in. Both stars give entertaining performances in a Story which has laughter and drama. Hilar ious comedy and fast action Are blended in Quick Money � boo radio s drama of a Small town mayor s efforts to checkmate a couple of Crooks. Fred Stone is supported by Dorothy Moore Gordon Jones and Berton Churchill. Commencing to Morrow at the matinee is a double Star pro gramme. Gladys Swarthout John Boles and John Barrymore Are the stars in Paramount s a Mance m the music comedy and Romance mend in this film in which Gladys Swarthout is seen As a country servant girl who is turned into a bogus per Sian Princess by John Boles. John Barrymore is again a Success in a com Edy role. The music and singing Are Sperb. Metro Goldwyn Mayer s hold that Boss has a cast including Maureen o Sullivan Mickey. Booney Dennis okeefe George Barbier and Frank Albertson. The picture follows the hectic adventures of a clerk and a showgirl who mistake each other for society figures and try to keep up appearances. Mickey Booney As the girl s irrepressible brother threatens constantly to expose her secret and gives a riotous performance. Box plans Are at Owen whittick s and pit Tard and Biack s. I Palace theatre. I Sally Irene and Mary and boots and Saddle Darryl p. Zanuck s production of Sally. Irene and Mary with its stars laughs tunes and gags has its final screenings to Day and to night at the Palace theatre. Alice Faye and Tony Martin head the cast in the Story of three girls who Rise from the ranks through the mildly mad machinations of their press agent. Sell known names in the cast Are Joan Davis Mai 1. Jorie Weaver Jimmy Durante Gregory 3 i Ratoff Louis Hovick Fred Allen fun 3 Ster of radio Fame and j. Edward \ Blomberg. The supporting feature \ boots and Saddle brings Gene Antry the singing Cowboy to the. Reen. Supported by Judith Allen and a hold he gives a Fine performance in a Story of a horse ranch where there Are. Thrills enough and Gene turns in some Fine singing. Cine Soimi austra it \ Lian news and Short subjects Complete the pro Ramaie. To Morrow commencing k my at the matinee the main attractions Bette Davis in Jezebel in which \ she is supported by Henry Fonda George Brent Margaret Lindsay and Donald Crisp in a Tell Laid in new or leans of the Early 1850 s just before the yellow fever Scourge descended on the picturesque City. Miss Davis portrays a selfish socialite who took pleasure at scoffing at the traditions of her class and period. She is regenerated by the sacrifices she makes to help her chief suitor played by Henry Tonda. A rival Beau is played by George Brent. The associate attraction will be uni Versal s prescription for Romance featuring Wendy Barrie Kent Taylor Mischa Auer and a Strong cast. It is the laughter tale of a handsome Detec Tive tripped on his Trail by a pretty lady doctor two timed by her sweetie double timed by a Gleeful Gold Digger fast timed by a bogus count hot timed by a news hound. Box plans Are at the theatre office phone 2224. Bentley hairdressing Salon special offer for one month Only beginning feb. 1 a genuine Eugene wave for �1/5/. Lovely Waves and curly ends guaranteed. Five other permanent waving machines to choose from. Consult miss Helen Lang late Myers Salon or St Melbourne. " ring 2988 or Call at 29b Shields Street. We shall be pleased to advise you. 150 Yards Cream curtain net Nice self designs eau ally 1/ i a Sale Yard ,. �2u 50 Yards 36n. Peas ant imitation Linen Mastie grounds neat de sinus usually 1/6 11 Sale Yard. La single mattress cases a Multi coloured stripes Strong Quality usually 5/vl 4/11 Sale each 28in. New Floral Creyonne Bright colourful patterns usually old. Q4r1 now Yard.�2 3 6 i n. Woven Check Gingham in a Large Range of col ours q Sale Yard. Boys Navy flannel blazers fancy two tone cords three pockets full make. Sizes 4 to 10 usually 5/6. Sale 4/11 sizes la to 13 usually 5/11, axe 5/3. Boys knickers medium weight Quality colours of Navy Blue and Grey fully lined All sizes usually o a 2/11. Sale Yard. Men s air Dale cot ton Tweed work trousers Side pockets Back strap cuff Bot Toms every pair guaranteed Bard Wear All sizes usually fit 7/6. Sale pair. 36in. Printed Refea. Piquero pique Light grounds Ideal for Beach Wear usually 2/3. 1 � Sale 1 extraordinary offer boys dark Grey Cotton shirt waists 1 pocket and Collar double sewn seams All sizes. White they last usually 1 to 1/9. Sale each 1/w marlins on Adwa Orr gleaning Noi oat a �. Ora client work on 0 or Tea neg Al suns frocks the Bas a Cia or too mme Dey -.? dry Al Lim it the do to or Nina will be cmdr a Iba Cains in chasers Cairns. Townsville. Faoa m3x ? iii Wolfe s schnapps the mild tonic action and unique medi Cinal properties of Wolfe s schnapps pro vide that Little help and correction so necessary to keep the system functioning normally through the trying summer. Months i. 148.12. Wolfes As Good for women As for men did Vou pro tex yourself this morning doctor know Bow Imp Tunt it to tue. Twp thut absolutely Duns. Pro tex cont flu " a ant Septie much More effective than carbolic yet leaves no i Antiseptic odour. The better Way to avoid offending Copper boilers and stands 10 Gillon Copper boiler with stand l from �2�m/6 12 gallon Copper Bodger with stand from v. A Complete with length of pipe and Hood. Boilers Only Ideal 24/- 12gal, 26/� 14gal, 31/-. J. L. Peake Ironmonger and plumber Tel 2013. Lake Street. Al Smi rhe cheapest House Dith City be prepared for wet Days with a reliable Raincoat & umbrella boys Fawn Mackintosh boys and girls Black revers Gutt Coats double texture and Guaran i ble raincoats with Belt to bw3b teed Waterproof. Sizes 30 Inch match. Sizes 34 Inch 11/6 26 Inch 14/11 32 to 38 Inch 17/6 40 to 44 12/6 28 Inch 12/11 30 Inch 13/9 Sais Inch 22/6. 32 Inch 14/6 34 Inch 15/6 36 Inch. ? 15/11 38 Inch 16/11 40 Inch 17/6 so flab 42 Inch 17/11 44 Inch 18/11. Pmj Feih a children s Black rubber rain Coats in Sou Wester or round Crown Al Haj a horned Asiatic cattle and fat mongolian Hogsand built substantial houses. A in the summer University the Cost of living for 18 Days is from 65 to 105. Pengoes or from 13 dollars to 21 Dol an. The number of students increases year by Lear i Rojs Ula Innisfail sub Branch. . Innisfail february 6. Or r. H. Sherrington president " presided at the annual meeting of the Innisfail sub Branch of the . La. On Friday night and there was an attendance of 50, with or. E. M. Trower. Secretary. V. The annual report of the president stated the sum of �22 Bas been added to the general fund despite heavy Necess Itous expenditure for the year. Your officials and members have worked in closest co operation in con ducting the Many functions and in maintaining the status and member ship of the Branch. Anzac Day commemoration was Well supported by the general Public which i feel was Stimus. Lated by the magnificent turn out of sex service men. On the Dawn Parade. At this Parade the caledonian band at. Tended in Force and was a wonderful assistance. The . Tendered its second annual Basket picnic to the families of members and although the attendance was not As Large As on the previous occasion a most enjoyable Day was spent. The women s auxiliary league has been More Active than Ever Tak ing charge of the peace Ball Anzac Day and armistice Day luncheons and Smoko catering All of which were the greatest Success. Profits from the peace Ball and poppy Day Appeal no mean sum were handed to the league. Without this auxiliary we would on occasions be struggling for funds. The school of arts committee continue their plan for free membership to members of the sub Branch and i would suggest that you consider _ a further donation to its funds during 1939. Silkwood sub Branch of the league honoured the Anzac Dawn Parade with their presence after which they returned to Silkwood to carry out a programme of commemoration in their own town. This i consider a particularly Fine. Gesture. Or. H. Mcilrath again carried out the audit ing of the books despite his continued illness in the Hospital brother Camp Bell who has been acting padre to the sub Branch has been of great assistance throughout the year Partick. Early in the matter of visits to sick. Diggers and in the distribution of smokes etc., during their stay in hos Pital during the year we heard of the demise of the state Secretary and the Branch and Many members sent messages of sympathy to the relatives. The Secretary has had a particularly heavy year and has carried out his duties with alacrity and to the utmost satisfaction of the Branch. There Are three or four donors of Cash and kind whose names cannot be published and to whom i have extended personal thanks on your be half. Each has intimated that he will continue his support in the future. To All bodies and citizens who have rendered service special " letters of thanks have been sent and i wish once again to publicly thank them on your behalf. I thank All officials and members for the keen support and assistance Given me throughout the the auditor reported that the books were Correct in detail and were in splendid order. Officials office bearers for the ensuing 12 months were elected As follows president r. H. Sherrington vice presidents messes. O. T. Jones and h. E. Hack committee messes. J. T. Mcnamee v. Catchpool s. Shang c. Lister Ralph Reid f. Folley j. Atherton g. Hoskins e. Shepperd. W. Richardson e. Murdoch Ellis f. Wright and a Maconaghie. Annual Congress. Or. E. Trower was appointed Dele Gate to the annual Congress of the far Northern District Branch which will be held at Innisfail on february 26. Or. J. Stokes was nominated for the position of District president defence league. Or. J. T. Mcnamee was appointed returned soldiers representative on the australian defence league. It was decided that �10/10/, be donated to the Innisfail memorial school of arts for the Purchase of literature. / a vote of thanks was accorded the office bearers and All those who had assisted the sub Branch during the year. Historic xxx ments. Tully Man s treasures. Tully february 6. Or. A. L. Drew of Al Arish has some valuable documents handed Down from his forebears and relating to Early life in Australia. Or. Drew with mrs. Drew and daughters Constance and Pamela has just returned from an extended tour of Kew South Wales and has brought Back with him a diary of his great Grandfather or. F. A. Hely who was superintendent of convicts and chief magistrate of new South Wales in 1823, having come out As superintendent of the sailing ship Isa Bella which left the Cove of Cork so described in the diary on August 14, 1823, arriving at Sydney the following december. During the trip out there was an attempt at Mutiny inboard the1 vessel and details in Possession of or. Drew prove most interesting Reading particularly the statements All in their own handwriting and appended to the diary of convicts aboard who gave the information that enabled the authorities to forestall the mutinous move. The historic relics include. A valuable original painting of . Havannah in Sydney in 1852, by sir Oswald Walters Brierly Marine Painter to the late Queen Victoria. Or. Drew save that the director of the Mitchell Library Sydney was most interested in. The various documents and expressed a desire that they be handed Over to the institution but or. Drew then did not feel disposed to do that though he willingly met the directors wishes by permitting excerpts to be taken. Business announce j Menes. ,1.sister Dean Tea Vino. Sister bean owing to in health has been forced to Globe her Chiropody business. Sooner than expected and win leave for the South at an Early idate.jj-, � town and code tax of to Ion to onto Ina a Tarim. Cae asst Barilli to contributor and Ritten to Ink Toi it Ltd mid Pua Grabbs Raffl a to the marriage of miss Carrie Ray mond to or. Louis Prince will take place at the presbyterian. Church Gor do Vale at la o clock. This morning Rev. T. Robertson officiating. The couple will sail for the South by Tho Rugal the " mayor Aid. We a. Collin accompanied by mrs. Collins and their daughter Marjorie will return to Cairns this morning by the oru Gal. Or. H. H. Collins in. The vice Bega Carriage is i being arranged. I australian plants. I botanist s Mission. One of the finest collections of australian Plant life May be seen at Prague in Czechoslovakia and an other Fine collection is at Berlin stated or. C. T. White Queensland government botanist when inter viewed in Sydney for the he said that there was tremendous interest by Oversea botanists and others interested in Plant and Flower life in the Flora and Fauna of austra Lia. Or. White left Sydney on Mon Day in. The Jervis Bay for two years work at Kew gardens London the Centre of botanical research in the Empire and the most important botanical institution in the world. His Mission is receiving financial assist Ance from the Federal government and the close co operation of All the states. He is taking several thou Sands of specimens with him. In Australia we have been using Many names for different specimens but we Are not sure that they Are All Correct said or. White. Part of my work will be to discover the Cor rect Type. I shall also be on the spotto answer questions. Questions and requests for in formation come from All parts of the world. There Are some foreign botanists who must think Australia is c Small place. They ask for specimens that come Only from the Northern territory. They do not Seeni to Realise the great trouble that it takes to obtain or. White said that in a sense his work would be an Extension of the australian publicity organisation abroad. For some years past he added the government of South Africa a kept an officer at Kew. He is re placed every two years by another official. It is Likely that Australia i establish the same system. Australian Trees Abro Ai "1 Hope to visit Prague. About 191 or. Karl Domin visited Australia an took Back with him to czechoslovak a valuable collection of Plant life. _ i Berlin or. Diels also has a splendid collection. It is not generally known the Australia has made a wonderful g to the gardens of the world. Nea Capetown there is a collection of australian eucalyptus. At the Golden a Park san Francisco australian gum Banksia and the Call Stemons Ai flourishing. Australian Plant life i be found All Over the or. White who was accompany by his wife and two daughters a that Oversea interest might be gather from the fact that he had already tour Australia for Harvard University gathering specimens for its museum

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