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Charters Towers Northern Miner (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Charters Towers, Queensland National Library of Australia caledonian House where Quality counts s and values arc unsurpassed shipping interstate sailings Circum stances permitting for Brisbane Sydney Melbourne for fori Adelaide and Fremantle. Ormiston wed. ., Burns 1 . May 10, Phllip tucs. Howard Sului 6 i a. May l i. Ltd. Audits. For Cairns. Ormiston Mon. Burns 4 p.111. May 8. Phil wed. Howard Smith 10.30 . May 10. Ltd. Agents. Manora wed. Adelaide 5.s. 10.30 . May 17. Co. Agents. I general notices caledonian House ply., Ltd. The House of Quality. Early Winter showing of interesting and useful garments for men women and children. Newest styles fit and finish. We have just Oik i cd our new season Winter Coats 111 Plain and fancy velour fancy Check tweeds Etc. Plain and fur trimmed smartly tailored in shades of Brown Navy Black Etc. Prices from 30/ to 84/ each Bright and smart Are our Winter jumpers Blo settes cardigans. Blazers. Pullovers Etc., both in ladles and child Ren s Wear stylish and Good fitting suitable for All occasions assorted prices from 5/11 to 27/6 each see our Range of ladies dressing gowns in Mileton cloth made smartly and in a big Range of patterns in sizes of s.w., w., . I Price 11/6 each a Dainty Range of infants woo lies comprising shawls. Coats Filc Liers bonnets Caps bootees shottes. Etc., a Nelly trimmed and embroidered. See our display. Prices to suit everybody ble stocks of blankets eiderdown quilts Kapok quills Bush plugs. Frlix de travelling rugs Cotton rugs baby blankets Etc. Grey and White blankets that Cany a guarantee of 10 years. All keenly priced. Use our Lay by system. Pay a Deposit and have them put aside for you. Big Range of dress materials at pleasing prices in Plain cloths Floral and figured keenly priced newest design and shades. Millinery in All the new season s styles for Mother. Maids and children. Now is the time to make your Choice. Ladies and children night attire. Sleep in Comfort. Ladies Flannelette i Yama suits in Floral. Plata & figured. Nice styles and Good fitting in s.w., a. . Prices from 7/11 to 12/6 children s Flannelette pyjamas one piece. Price 3/11, 4/11 children s two piece flannel pyjamas Nice Lig rings and Good Quality l Ricc 4/11 and 5/11 a Good assortment of warm bed jackets. Flannelette nights Etc. And inane lines ensuring Protection from the cold nights which Are coming along. Big assortment Good Quality and keen prices. Caledonian House pty., Ltd., Gill St. Mail Box St 55 j. D. J e n King Gas Hal Elk plumber and. Tin8mith. Mosman St., Charters towers. Chip healers enamel Baths and stoves 111 Slock. Estimates Given. Feb Gnu 281 Digger Oliver Street Mallon can now Supply a in or Long firewood Lull loads 10/-. Loads 15/-, ton �1, and also All i Dyott Timber requirements. Orders Mav be left at the Northern Miner 1/5 la. Choice Bacon rashers 1/5 la. Cushion shoulder or rib. At Foxlee s. Get a cup and Saucer with your Tea. Half a Pound of Tea Bushiell a Goldenia Gramatte or Highfield and a 1/ cup and Saucer. The lot for 1/11 the new enamelware. Dellget Cream and Green or Cream and Blue engine aware of every description. Sets of 5 saucepans with enamel lids canister sets pie dishes double saucepans sugar basins Pann Ikins kettles Fry pans milk jugs egg slicers Salt boxes bread bins Tea pols pudding basins Tea pots soup ladles soap dishes. Cream and Green Utility sets. To match your Cream and Green Kitchen 30 pieces for 25/ 30 pieces for 25/ or if you wish you May Reserve a set and buy 3 pieces at a time for 2/6. Extra specials at Foxlee s. 4 piece Glass onion cruets 1/9 a tube of collates tooth paste a cake or Palm Olive soap and a Sample Tex soap. The lot Lod. Port wine 2/6, 3/-, 4/-, 5/ and 6/ per Bot. Herbert Foxlee phone 85 Gill St., Charters towers . To 15 read 1 Pkt. Tobacco 1 it. Cigarette papers for 8d. 1 Large Jar bloated paste 1 Pkt. Biscuits for 1/4 save 1 Pound Oatmeal i tin Ideal milk for id. 1 org Bot. Essence Lemon 1 Pound icing sugar for 1/1 buy always Best for values and service country orders receive prompt attention growing Mash laying Mash Chick feed a Lieut Etc. I Pound Best wrapped lollies 1 Pkt. Arrowroot biscuits 1 tin Jam i Pound starch. Usual Price this lot 2/8 special Price while this advertisement appeals. Only 2/1s the Peoples Cash stores Thone 111 Charters towers . Box is spurting Tim Motton. Gill Street towers. I casket no. 580 closing to Ini Tow 1 pull tickets so. Sli orcs 1/-. No. 33 Mammoth casket now Oil Sale 1st prize �30.00. Pull tickets 10/-, half tickets / t d. Cunningham newsagent Charters towers. Casket so. 880 corf by to upon a pull tickets 6/6, snares 1/-. No. 32 Mammoth casket now on Sale 1st prize �30,000. Full tickets 10/-, half tickets 6/ amusements own i1all town Viall St. Columba s Tennis club euchre party and dance Friday night miss e. Whyte and or. L. Glancy or. G. Rodda . Gentleman 1 8. Lady 1 -. Euchre 1. 6. K. Woodbury Sec. General notices the latest in hair treatment by Chas. Thompson ladies Hairdresser in an endeavour 10 provide my clients with the latest methods in hair treatment i have installed tile Eugene Vita Cream hair reconditioning machine. Revives harsh Ursule or bleached hair. A trial will convince ladles Ity the new Cassati non Ericc talc wave make appointments Early at the nov hygienic Salon will Street smart Winter costumes just opened just opened Winter Coats include maids & children s sizes at lowest prices. E. Fairest Gill Street Opp. Regent theatre. Phone 250 phone 205 j. E. Stanger & 105 motor engineers Mosman St., Charters towers. For service general repairs Battery re charging. Oct welding tyres tubes Etc. Agencies Plymouth and de Sato cats Fargo trucks nil limn minx and Hurner cars. Hender s Golden Grain cafe Tor pure fruit drinks in pineapple Orange grape and Apple. And All flavors of soft drinks also Misc drinks wedding and birthday cakes made and decorated any size bread and cakes delivered daily to All parts of. Town. Buy your motor and Cycle requirements is oils and greases spare parts Etc. From r. W. Stanger & co. Good used cars and trucks in Slock ready for immediate. Delivery. North Queensland Stock Agency pty., Ltd. Stock and station agents. Notice to trappers our principals messes. Wilcox moff Len Ltd., advise that the demand for Marsupial skins will be great tills Winter and have asked us to notify All persons interested of the fact of their keenness for supplies. I we would appreciate having particulars of any skins you May have for Sale and would be pleased to give a quotation. We have for Sale House properties centrally situated and to suit everyone. Call and we will arrange inspection. No matter what you want if you give us the Opportunity we will fulfil your needs. Sellars for service 1 All classes of carrying and forwarding attended to. Furniture Etc., packed and forwarded to any part of Australia. Quotations Given. I agent for Chi Lagoe smelters All information free a e. Sellars Opp. Railway station. Phones office 126, residence ids. Norman Powell building contractor and Timber merchant. Aland St., Charters towers. Has Large stocks of Oak Hardwood Pine and plywood. Louvre Blades Pilbro Cement joinery and builders hardware Glass paint Oil and colors timbers Cut to any size at shortest notice and delivered to any part of the own. Let me quote Vou for the next order. Estimates Given for All classes of work. Local agent for Sherwin Williams paints. Phone 227 . Box 148 Tredrea phone 66 . By a. 58 by member Mother s Oak Sund Vav 14th May do not target to Bay her i Nice present. For dear Mother a Nice Box of hand kerchiefs 1. 3, 1/11. 2/6, 2/11. 3/3. 3/11 4/6, 4/11, 5/11 to 12/8 comfy slippers Lor dear old mum. 1/6 2/-. 2/6, 2/11, 3/6. 3/11, 4/11, 5/11.10/6 Mother would like a smart Haw bag 3/3, 4/11, a a 7/11, Fitt 8/11, 1076 to 35/ what a Friend we have i Mother so buy Lier a Nice Kim 4/11. 5/11 8/11 Mother will be pleased with a Nice milanese set slip scan tie and Vest 12/11 and 1511 set for your dear a Nice boxes of soap 1/-. 1/3, 1 6 and 2/6 Box Lovely gift casket for Mother 2/-, 2/6, 3/9 to 10/ pitty dress hangers for dear old mum 1/6 and 2/11 Mother likes Nice Hose. Buy her a pair 1/6.1/11. 2/11,"3/11, 4/11, 5/11, perfume for mater. 1/3 2/6 Bot. For your Best Friend Mother Washer comb powder puff. 1/9 and 2 3 set nothing is too Good for mum buy her a Brush comb and Mirror get 8/6, 12/11, 18/6, 27/6. 59/6. �3/15/-, �4/10/ buy Mother a lacquered gift Box 1/-, 1 3, i i and 2 Lovely brooches for mum 9d., 1/6, 1/11 and 2/3 you like to see Mother the Best dressed in town. Then Call in and select a Nice dress length for tier. We have a Lovely Range to select irom. Men s warm Flannelette a Jaina suite i/8 5/11 7 i 8/11 9/11 10/6 12/6 boys j/3 4/6 and s u men s Cost Fleecy lined singlets 2/6 3.11 boys 1/d men s Fleecy lined under trousers a/6 men s worsted socks Nice and warm per pair 1/11 men s warm Winter gloves 2/6 2/11 and 5/6 men s stylish sweaters All the new styles and colors 5/1 7 11 8/11 10/6 12/6. 15/6, 17/6, 10/11, 21/ to 45/ boys 2/11 5/11 6/j1 7/11 and 9/6 men s stylish overcoats 27/6 20/6 39/6 men s leather overcoats rain and cold proof. Men s jumpers Lealier suede Waterproof Tweed and flannels. From 22 6 Bush rugs 2/3. 3/6. 12/6, 13 9. 1411. 18/11, 22/6, 23/6 to 87/6 fringe travelling hugs 9 6 12 11 18/11 18/11, 22 6, 25/-, 30/-. 35 -. 39 6 45/ to 65/. Cosy blankets single bed 12/6 each. Three Quarter 16/9. Double bed 18/p raid 31/3 fancy Check blankets 6 6 a. Cosy Flannelette stripes. Plains and fancy. I Vorn 8 rt., loid., 1/ and 1/3 cd men s Tennis shoes 4/3 4/0 5/11 6/8 7/11 8/11 and j0/tf men s a Lite Melulis hits 3/11 4/6 Caps i la and 2/fi men s shorts. White. Khaki Navy. 3/11 4/0 4 11 5/6 5/11 6/11 and 7/11 Tredrea for Mother s Day Ottelin to. Breakfast it cereals grandma porridge Cerulean. Cer Evite. Wheat meal. Wholemeal Crispien Vita brits Weet Bix Granosee three Bear rolled Oats packets bags and tins. Swede turnips. Sweet potatoes Choice Bacon. C. H. Phillips trading As Phillips & Enright phone 97. . Bok 61 election notices advertisement electors of Char Ter Stowers in a state election postal voting is Only for sick and infirm electors. Electors May Only vote As absent voters As this by election if they arc within the electorates of Gregory Townsville or Charters towers. Sec Tion 70 of the act provides for elec tors who May be absent from their electorates on election Day. For full information Call at Northern country party office old . & a Bank building Gui Street do not be disfranchised voting is compulsory authorised by j j. Mcdonald 80 Flinders Street town Saluc i meetings Charters towers red Cross link a members of the Vad. Are in formed hint a Meeyung will be held in the . Rooms at 8 o clock to night. Intending Mem Bers cordially . Bright Sec. Commandment d. Carvolth Hon. Pc dec. Protestant labour party a Branch meeting will be held on wednesday mat 10, at 8 ., at the . Hall. All members end intended members Are to be prevent. Or. W. Hocking candidate and or. Vane Milbank will be in at Tendance. Charters towers Curlew choir All old and new members urgently requested to attend practice town Hau to night monday at 8 o clock. J. Tregea Hon see. General notices free expert advice Given on All Tyre troubles at Excel rubber workup Gill 8tkhett. A phone 267, Day or nigh to the Northern Juines ? k postage rates ? one Penny within tic common wealth or any part of the world. Wanted Vyan Ted buyers Lor waists re i Al arc Kapoo mattresses Pillow. Have mattresses re Suade by Wall. � latest dust removing machinery. Anted sell furnished Hobgood position �1c5. Houses inn �100. Deposits �50. Bicycles 30/-. A. J. Walsh auctioneer Valuer. Ju6t arrived most modern we. Up to Date bedroom dining and Kitchen suites. Now on she., at Roberts. Start your Lay by now it mothers Day gifts at Robert opposite Hospital. Of on display luxurious Walnie bedroom suite. New Silky of bedroom suites �18. Kitchen Kulli �8/15-. Dan legroom suites Mottl seagrass furniture. Floor covering per ambulatory Silky Oak Beds. Mccarthy s furniture shop. Wanted to buy \x7janted to buy one Only Small " Iron Safe apply Cummins Ane Camp bebic. To Lett of let furnished and unfurl Liec houses end shops. Apply Loyat hotel. Lost and found Tost axe last Friday. Reward 5/ on delivery of same to Russell commercial hotel. For Sale Piowar seedlings 20 varieties. 1/ per dozen. E. Mann seedsman Gill Street. A newest 1939 electric and Battery radio sets. No Battery charging. Uses dry batteries Only. Gel particulars of easy terms. W. D. Ross agent. R Sale furniture and sewing machines. Apply this office. Wanted known took. Rheumatism soreness. Sprains sciatica or general Massage our household liniment. 2/6 bottle. Jenkin Lewis chemist. Less Phyllis Yates specialises 111 Willa. for Comfort a std. No wires no Mach he. Cafes we ointments Early. Full head 25 Thice Quarter 11/6, ends 15/- i Adies topless sandals in latest designs to Clear at a. Juten Seviou one Gao stand pit of from 4/11. Only at Titley is co a Good. Cheap tobacco pal Fine Cue and pipe tobacco fid. Ounce at Tom husband s. Alimony to 100 wives 1 one lavish Trail la King 01" Hejaz one of the most romantic figures of the Century lbs Saud King of Hejaz and creator of saudi Arabia is Over six feet tall with Eagle keen eyes a regal Maimer and dauntless courage As much at Home in an armoured car As lie is on Lam bad of a Camel. His subjects know from experience that his word is Law and that to Dis obey is just another Way of committing suicide. And yet in the beginning lbs baud s chances of winning kingship would have been accounted a minus Quantity for his Tatlier was an out Law a Man badgered from pillar to Post by the turks living a life of bitter hardship and forced to wrest As Best he might a Bare living fro the unfriendly desert. Yet it May. Well be that those years of suffering and danger proved to be the Best possible training for the proud spirit and indomitable courage that were to carry him so far. It is fold that lbs Saud killed his first Man when he was a boy of eleven. J. One common Pond. Fighting at first almost As a Lone hand he won Over to his Side an Ever growing band of followers and eventually made himself ouster of the Nevii. Lawrence of Arabia embarked in his Campaign to drive the turks Over the Border he Saad realised that in aiding the adventurous briton he would also be furthering his own cause. It was right for in return for his services he Civ cd territorial and financial concessions of such Magni tude that Mastery of almost the whole country of Matte of i Lupe. Intr a Urf a Leveri no of Jer Man in the world could have done cohesion Between those nomadic tribes religious fanatics to whom wilting was the breath of life and in dependence is vital As food and drink. But they had one common Bond hey were All fervid Mohammedans. " Arabia for Jitiam was his cry few arabs could resist the Call. Of ten he gained control of the he Joe. And with it Mecca he promptly carried out reforms in the sacred City that consummated the ideals of hts 6.000,000 Subj Cus. A pilgrimage that was once made painfully and expensively on loot or on Camel Back across the desert can now be undertaken in comparative Comfort in motor buses that come from All Points or the com pass on specially constructed road6. And it goes without saving that from tiie pilgrims Ibn Saud sees to it that Here is a steady flow into his exchequer. An army of Many thousands of Well armed arabs costs Money to maintain. Strict simplicity. Five times in every 24 hours he faces the Case and pays homage to Allah. He never drinks alcohol and never smokes tobacco. Bis life is one of strict simplicity and he sleeps Only four hours a Day eats hut two meals consisting chiefly of Rice and Goat s 4lesh an works for in hours. His chief recreation is chess of which he is a Brilliant player. To ohly one direction can it he said or this Maia. Who Seldom if Ever smiles that his tastes arc All Lazuli the number of women lie Lias mar ried is reputed to b in the neighbor Hood of 125. Of these nearly 100 have been divorced with True Oriental simplicity. To say three times Iii Che presence of i unwanted wife. " t divorce thee is sufficient the deed is done. But each of these wies receives an allow Ance the equivalent of Western Ali Mony. Ibn Saud takes his harem with him on most of his journeys the women being confined in up Mclauy adapted and luxuriously furnished motor rails driven by eunuchs. Those journeys Are often made with dramatic suddenness. Should there i any hint of unrest in any part of his vast harem he sets Oil with in credible Speed and arrives while the rebellious spirits Are still complacent in the belief that their King is hundreds of Miles away. Stalwart sous Orten he personally supervises the sinking of Artesian Wells my the construction of irrigation works for it is one of his ambitions to turn much of the desert into Fertile Farni land thus bringing Prosper Ltd to a. People who have lived in privation throughout their history. That is Trio than who rules Arabia today. But what or the future ? the answer is that Ibn Saud has 17 Stal wart sons who ure being trained to carry on the work when he has gone. But will 16 of those Brothers be con Lent to place themselves under the seventeenth ? or will some or All of Lam foment uprisings being holy Ware each hoping to place himself at the head of those 5,000,000 Swarthy subjects ? printed and published for the North Queensland newspaper co., Ltd. At Gill Street Charters towers by Kevin b. Megger Ryan Street to Nam. I entertainments truly great comedy. Pygmalion at Regent showing for the final time to night at the Regent theatre is George Ber Nard Shaw s pygmalion starring Leslie Howard Wendy Hiller and Scott Sunderland. It is truly remarkable picture starring Howard As an egotistical professor who wagers he can change a Flower girl into a lady in the space of a few months. The production is really humorous and is undoubtedly the picture of the Century. Crashing Hollywood a picture of the film capital behind the scenes and i starring Lee Tracy Joan Woodbury and Paul Guilfoyle is the companion attraction. A Pete Smith specially Hie Romance of a Mickey mouse cartoon and news will also be shown. Commencing to Morrow is the grand musical show Sally. Irene and Mary to night grand musical. Show the Gold diggers Are with us again bringing with them a record number of laughs lilt tunes and of so Beautiful girls in Gold diggers in Paris we Rich shows finally at the Olympia theatre to night. After sat urday s screening the audience including this reviewer had not had enough. They wanted More More of Rudy Vallec More of the highly diverting and More of Rosemary Lane More of that Bunch of expert comedians Hugh Herbert Allen Jenkins Mabel Todd Melville Cooper. De Brophy Curt Bois and Fritz Fjeld even More the sinister dramatics indulged in by Gloria Dickson or they won t forget Fame who has the one serious role in the picture. Ulicy certainly wanted More of the tuneful music written for this production by the reliable Harry Warren and the Clever lyrics supplied by a1 Dublin and Johnny Mercer. And there is no de Nying that they would have appreciated some encores or the spirited dancing numbers staged by Busby Berkeley with n chorus of Gold diggers who were very easy to Jook support is hold that kiss starring Mickey Rooney. Maureen o Sullivan end Denis okeefe. 1 a pop eve cartoon. And news com plete the Bill. Frustration Tamworth May 6 a feeling of frustration was characteristic of the Day Ana the Genera Tion said the Bishop of Armadale the it. Rev. J. S. Moyes in his charge to the third session of the 28rd Synod of the anglican diocese of Armadale. Hunger for life and happiness was everywhere and everywhere seemed to be denied sats faction. He continued. Frustration a the keynote of every speech of dictators and the basis of their activities. It was a Mark of our Industrial life where youth could not find a place or Riddle Are was being crowded out. It found pitiable expression in the. Divorce courts murders and suicides where lives were seek inf satisfactions or despairing of them. Man was like a beast walking with out rest., to and fro behind Iron bars eve seek lne Freedom from his Environ ment. Never or rarely seek Long it in himself. Darwin defence work held up by strike Brisbane. May 0. Tie major part of the Federal gov frument s �1,000,000 defence development work program for Darwin or been held up or slowed Down Liy i. Strike which began this morning. Tuci dispute involves 330 men. At noon 35 labourers on the construction of the 42-mlle pipe Une to connect Darwin with Manton Gap where the town s new water Supply dam is being built announced shut they would not resume work on monday and the total of important jobs involved reached eight. I the works abetted Are those included in the building of the air font aerodrome the flying boat base tin naval storage Sheds new military bar Racks the Manton Gap dam. Pipe line new aboriginal compound the ban of new South Wales the excavation or a Hillside to provide a site for Nival j Oil tanks All work on the new Quarter for government officers. The decision to leave jobs War reached last night at a meeting of members of the North australian workers Union. They agreed to Stop work on All undertakings at which contractors posted notices indicating reduced earnings. The reductions Coil Sist of taking off from weekly pay the rata weekly additions payment for annual holidays Sci leave and gazetted holidays. The contractors propose to pay these allowances in bulk sums As the men qualify for them. This they say. Is in strict Accord with an Industrial agree ment. The Union will hold a general meet ing to discuss the position on tuesday night. Appeal to diggers form .f. Reserve Brisbane Mav 6 having played a major part in the recruit if Campaign to increase Australia s defence Force to 70,000, the Commonwealth government Lias re Quested the rj5s.i.l.a. Immediately to organise the a class army re this statement was made yesterday in the course or an Appeal by or. R. D. Huish c.b.e., slate president of the . The youth of Australia answered the Call and flocked to enlist in the defence j Force she continued and in a comparatively re sort time is Lac the army to a strength or More than 70.000. The older generation the diggers with memories of the now asked to play their part in pills tin in the amjf1. Reserve and to them i Send out an Appeal for help. Every Digger every sex Imperial in fact every one with military experience in the Empire forces be tween the Ages of 45 and 60 years. Now urgently needed to form the i class Reserve a Reserve to Mikuly t ? Man Power for lines of nommunicatlci., Garrison battalions
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