Mackay Daily Mercury in Mackay, Queensland
3 Feb 1938

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3 Feb 1938

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Mackay Daily Mercury (Newspaper) - February 3, 1938, Mackay, Queensland National Library of Australia in Kofu Nubia b e e a r f o \ is vey Are going t be rushed at these or Ces a usually 14a Tkv / \ Hal a col or Block Patent trim it to tar / j /7\ Junior Spike Hee Fittl / i in Nam / / usually a army Geek / / / \�1cy / / Xcvi am in Sal p " mrs / a not so / Fyk j srfc0 so Dwa 42 White j Neubuck. High or Junior Spike Heel. If usually to delightful amazing Sale Price -8/5 summer styles / that Are going at amazingly Low prices Snow Duck cuban. Heel. U$ually-t�/9 a we ii in f / \ i att dwt 9j-Whlte Neubuck i Blue or Green calf. F spores cuban Heel. \ usually 5/9 amazing sate Price 12/2 amazing o Dwa 19 White calf High Spike new. Usually 9/9 making Sale Price 10/4 jes. Dikty nil 42 while Neubuck 1 with Blaek Patent or Brown conf trim medium Spike Heel usually a a mosling see Price i2 / Nwa 40 White calf with Black potent. Tropical Blue off Brown calf trims High or Junior Spike Heel u3ually-w9 a mosling Sale Price 10/4 dwt 91 White or tropical Blue calf sports cuban Heel usually 2/9 amazing Sale Price 10/4 Liju Latef Lues v not 2 1 w h 1 1 e calf 1/ with Black Patent Blue \ la9l kid trims. A of. High High 3 Inch Heel. A Fly Job / usually s/9t j / / rat amazing Sale Price 12/2 1., a children Kab 51 boys solid Wear ing Derby shoe in Block or ton with genuine welted soles mar i in 9 girls Black egg yearling or Block pot 355 ent College shoe Strong sewn soles 110 10 Natol 2 to 5 w te/44 7/. 8/ 9/ 56. Xifu 73 it. Mrs a y. Of pm kit 22 s t u r by Tonsic yearling Sandala Rcpt rubber Solei 3 to 6 7 to 10 11 to i 56 4/. A o of of in Jaf Ekow 33 White 1 bar Strang leather Veldt sewn soles j to 6 7 to 10 it to i -8/3 -9/3 a. 6/. 7/ r Rov Liuio is 1 10 b 9/-h two try to v 10/. O co 21 Block Box or ton Willow Colt genuine welted soles president Brand usually its. A mosling sole Price 18/. Amazing snap up bargains for men to 63 genuine ton wit genuine welted soles a mosling sole Pelee 15/ i co 46 Black Box or ton Coll genuine weird soles usually tsp i i a mosling sole Price 12/ cbm2 Black Box of Brown calf. Usually-h/9 amazing Sale Price to f0strrsshoesptvitd62 Sydney Street phone 625 1 also Brisbane Rockhampton Cairns Townsville and pm throughout . Country customers please add postage. Use for old bottles. Old Bush woman writes to Mel Bourne Argus As a woman of 82 years of age and having lived most of my life to the Bush of Queensland i was amused to learn that the people of Darto did not. Know what to do with their bottles and. Have tried All sorts of ways to get rid of them. I will Tell you How i used up some thousands. I filled them with Sand and mud and built pigs ties with them. I also used them round a Garden in which i grew All sorts of vegetables and melons and the Paddy melons and possums Sand Bush rats would not pass under or. Over. They could not understand Tho bottles shining at night. British Birds and animals to the number of 10,000 Are killed every Day on the roads. Near and far. I while cleaning a loaded pea Rifle at Yamba on sunday Thomas log Hillh 17 was shot through the left foot. He was taken to Rockhampton hos Pital. Lord Somers in London last week disclosed that the number. Of boy scouts in the world was 2,855,889 on december 31, an increase of 282,857. Empire membership totalled 1,855,051, an increase of 43,815. At the Law convention dinner in Sydney last week the chief Justice of the High court sir John Latham suggested that people who were going to be lawyers should know something about accountancy. Hugh Lickess was fined �2/5/ in the Dubbo . Police court in default nine Days gaol on a charge of having nine Possum skins in his Possession. The skins were forfeited to the Crown. Tenders for the new general hos Pital to be established at boo nah at a Cost of �28,800 will be called in a fortnight s time. This intimation has been Given by members of the Ipswich hospitals Board. A Leeds boy aged 12, has reached the matriculation Standard of the Oxford school certificate examinations. He will have to wait nearly four years for his certificate which is not granted under the age of 16. When he jumped off the lorry on which he was Riding with his father to open a Gate near Maitland .Donald Power 12 was struck by a car while crossing the Road. His leg was fractured. Thomas mailing 35electrical fitter of North Sydney was electrocuted at botany Road Alexandria. He was found clinging to live wires. Unsuccessful efforts were made to revive him with Carbon dioxide a dog poisoner is still at work at Thallon no fewer than 168 baits hav ing been picked up. Many dogs have been killed but one known As old sur Vived four baits a record which will be hard to surpass. Sir Richard Terry the musician on ills arrival at Tilbury London from an australian tour said that austra lians showed a far More enthusiastic response to music than the people of most countries he knew. A nightwatchman saw two men carrying two radio sets leaving a radio dealer s shop in mar Rockville Syd Ney. He fired a shot Ever the Heads of the men and one of them dropped the set he was carrying. Both men escaped and one radio set is still missing. The old Telegraph office in Abbott Street Cairns adjoining the Post office has been sold for removal for �58. The new Telegraph office recently opened and built at a Cost of �7500, is situated in Spence Street fac ing Anzac Park. Only 4 per cent of the available wage earners of . Wales were unemployed in december. This is a re Cord Low level of unemployment. The nearest approach was late in 1911, when the percentage of unionists unemployed was 4.7. Mrs. Ruby m. Duncan of the House wives association giving evidence at the milk inquiry in Sydney said that a reason for there not being a larger consumption of milk in Sydney was the housewives ignorance of the value of milk foods and their preparation. The Back firing of a crude Oil engine caused a Are which destroyed the Malla Ganee . Butter factory of the Casino cooperative Dairy society Ltd. Employees assisted by townspeople saved the butter stocks and office material but the building and material were destroyed. The loss is stated to be covered by insurance. The housing improvement Board in Sydney has accepted the tender of or. A. W. Edward of Eastwood for the construction of 58 houses under the Erskil Neville rehousing scheme. The Cost will be approximately �47,000, and the houses will cover about three and a half acres. Experts of the housing Board predict that the construction of these Homes will relieve the acute housing congestion at Erskil Neville. Struck by Well bucket. Hugo Hillerbrand 37farmer was fortunate not to suffer More serious injuries than those he sustained in an unusual Accident at Raglan states Rockhampton bulletin. He was at the Bottom of a 40ft. Well loading into a bucket attached to a Chain. The full bucket was almost at the Mouth of the Well when the Chain broke. Hillerbrand saw the bucket falling and dodged so that it missed his head and struck him on the right Arm. He suffered a compound fracture of the forearm a deep Cut in his right instep and a fractured first Finger of the left hand. He was brought to the surface with difficulty and the ambulance was summoned from Rockhampton. Every Day 400,000 letters posted in England have either a wrong address or none at. All. Some of them contain Money ranging from a six Penny postal order to Treasury notes for quite Large amounts x intact Siik i Wurf Refl c rejuvenating i a Fly i ii soiled suits h or v a \ bringing them 1 t7 Back now and j fresh and the r few Rohll lungs out b Lay at alexanders b will save h. You s. B 4 men s Felt hats. Completely h renovated. A wer Ria Money saving service alexanders pty., Ltd., dry cleaners dyers 6s men laundry service Brisbane. Phone b2808. A write for latest frill Bat list and she e guide. Jul Worth four generals. The woman Lawrence of Here is the Story of the woman Lawrence of traversing the length and breadth of the deserts in hourly danger of her life she earned the tribute which a Cabinet minister paid to her in the words at the head of this article. Gertrude Bell uncrowned Queen of the desert is Only one of the women who dared whose remarkable adventures Are appearing in answers during the great War the turks Learnt from their secret agents that a mysterious Force was sweeping across the deserts like a wind the spirit of revolt. For the first time since the Days of the Prophet a mind was welding to Gether Tho Nomad tribes. When the tale reached the turks that this mind was. A White woman and an infidel it was More than could be believed. Yet the children of the desert were uniting. From Bagdad to Mecca lean cheeked Eagle eyed warriors who had murdered and pillaged each other1 through the centuries were Riding their camels Side by Side Bent on a single aim. In Point of fact there were two White infidels behind this amazing happening Gertrude Bell the brain and colonel Lawrence the Leader. Supernatural Power no stranger pair could have worked together i the creation of a fiery crusade. Gertrude Bell the Plain Little Middle aged spinster with greying hair and Lawrence the careless gentle minded archaeologist 1 and scholar approaching his 30th year. The Power these two held among the arabs has been called by Eye witnesses almost supernatural but it was Gertrude Bell whose words held the strongest Sway. Always the Light of publicity shone on colonel Lawrence for it was he who Rode ahead of the columns. To Ger Trude Bell fell the role of traversing the length and breath of the deserts alone the missionary of Antl Otto monism in hourly risk of her life had she been other than she was when Gertrude Bell died in 1926, a famous British Cabinet minister re marked she was Worth four generals and 100 civil servants to the Empire and her career before Dur ing and after the War is probably the most amazing in All history. A Lone born of Rich and cultured parents and brought up amid All the luxuries and refinements of an aristocratic British Home Gertrude Bell became one of the greatest travellers in the inaccessible East with a knowledge of arabian lore and culture that few Arab scholars could equal the uncrowned Queen of a Tough race who instinctively despised women and a powerful administrator respected by governments and monarchs. In the autumn of 1913 a Dusty Little group of Camel riders reached bag dad in route for Damascus. They had come out of the arabian deserts. Wearing the burnout of a male Arab Gertrude Bell Rode at their head. Early in the year she had set out against All advice to penetrate to the farther most parts of Arabia the for gotten land about whose Interior few christians could speak with know ledge. Consuls and officials had pro tested that it would be certain death for a woman Bat this intrepid Little Middle aged spinster slipped away and for a time nothing More was heard of her. Menaced by marauding bands an infidel in a land of ruthless male fanatics struggling for Long periods without food or water Over the scorching stretches of desert at the mercy of every Arab Encampment where she sought shelter living and sleeping in the coarse fashion of the Nomad almost overwhelmed by fierce sandstorms Gertrude Bell pushed her Way to Hail. On Point of massacre. Hospitality in the Black bedouin tents came to her often from chieftains who had never before seen a White woman. Her knowledge of the Arab must have amounted to Genius. All these men were professional ban dits suspicious of every stranger. Taught from childhood to consider woman As without a soul and every Christian a vile blot it is a Marvel that the avarice of some of the chieftains did not prompt them to hold Gertrude for Ransom even if they did not kill her. Butr everywhere hostile looks changed to respect when the arabs had talked with her. Time and again the party was on the Point of being massacred but some strange Quality in Gertrude Bell restrained the arabs. It was said of her later that she knew How to twist the wildest Arab Leader round her Little Finger. But at Hall Gertrude met her match. The governor was an aged die hard Tough As Granite. Ferocity against a Christian blazed in his eyes woman was an inferior to whom he could not degrade himself to talk As an equal and vehemently he resisted All efforts of the White woman to change his attitude. He said that Gertrude Bell must turn Back or it would be the end of her. Gertrude understood that it would be madness to defy such a Man. Only fools attempted utilities. Bitter with disappointment she made her Way out of. Arabia. But the hard experience she had gained was to stand her in Good Stead. Brilliant scholar. Although Gertrude Bell had for years been famous in geographical circles As an outstanding Eastern traveller. And unrivalled Oriental scholar and As author of several distinguished books on Oriental themes her name came before the general Public in a big Way Only after she had arrived at Damascus at the end of her daring arabian venture. She had been born in 1868, the daughter of the late sir Hugh Bell by his first wife a Scot woman from Bute. She died when her famous daughter was Only three but Little Gertrude found in her Stepmother a worthy second Mother and Friend. The relationship Between lady Bell and her stepdaughter was a thing of wonderful Beauty and some of the finest letters that Gertrude Bell wrote and she was a literary craftsman of High Merit were sent to Lier Stepmother who survived her by one year. As a. Girl Gertrude was much above the Ordinary in intelligence and in 1887, at the age of 19, she took 1 a first in history at Oxford. She is still considered the most Brilliant woman who Ever attended that ancient University. At the end of her Oxford career Gertrude set out on a european tour. Orient gripped her. Everywhere she went Young As she was with no special influence behind her doors were freely opened to her. Yet Gertrude possessed few personal attractions. But she was a woman of much hidden fire and relentless courage As Clemenceau once said. One of her greatest admirers was her Uncle sir Frank Lascelles. When he was appointed British minister at Teheran he invited his Niece to visit Persia. This journey was the turn lug Point in her life. The Orient gripped her and its spell endured till the end of her Days. In 1899 she began the series of Jour Neys which were to establish her Fame and affect profoundly the remainder of her life. Through Syria Palestine and Northern Arabia she travelled studying archaeological re Mains. Her works on these Are classics. Danger scorned. When War broke out Gertrude Bell volunteered her services and in 1917 was appointed political adviser to sir Percy Fox at Bagdad. She thus be came virtually chief of the intelligence service for the entire near Eastern War area. Her resource and ideas seemed to exhaustible and she had the most intimate knowledge of the people she had to handle and How Best to Deal with them. The espionage service she ruled was the most efficient of All. Gertrude Bell never hesitated to go out. Into the desert to disguise and was quite indifferent to danger. She Rode Over huge tracts of hostile and Semi hostile country. She was the wonder of. Every. Allied official and officer to the East and a legendary figure to the arabs. Unquestionably her secret Lay in her extraordinary knowledge of and sympathy with every facet of Arab life. At the Cairo conference to 1921, Gertrude Laboured unceasingly to have Feisal made King of Iraq for the creation of the Arab kingdom had been her greatest ambition. She succeeded in her aim. King s adviser. For two years she acted As the new King s adviser an excessively delicate and baffling task. Arab tribes were not used to. Obeying the dictates of a King and a government and the per Sonal touch was needed. Gertrude Bell was indefatigable and that the King Dom survived its first few years. Is largely due to this Gallant woman. She retired to 1923, Happy that the new state was on its feet but. She could not leave the land she now loved with a passionate Devotion. She was appointed honorary director. Of antiquities and held her Power Over the tribes until her death which happened quite suddenly on july 11, 1926. Don t miss this Opportunity i we inv the y0ur 0ffer 10 exchan6e f we Sunug soap iwrapp1r=tops u for my of misty 1 Batki towels or v 1 Glass cloth pillowcases White Bath Towel h genuine admiralty Bath Towel. Plain White r or red striped. Thick and absorbent. Will Wear and Wear. Size 23 x 46 inches. 36 wrapper tops h coloured Bath Towel Fth in new colourful designs. Size 23 x 46 ins. 36 wrapper tops i Glass cloth b pure Irish Linen. Hard wearing wonderful Quality. Size 23 x 32 inches. 2d wrapper tops 1 1 i " ii. I mum Pillowcase m Best Pillow Cotton. He stitched and pm i Brol dered. Size 21 x 31 j inches. 27 wrapper tops k Rac Bah 4, v / be treated Cofre it postal Btry upper Tomor n offer to to Btl has we r a pillows a f a ?a"1 Towel 1 be the. Al w i a 0f. A you a Bath unwed " is Given when ,0wcase. Is. Tower or full Fere 1 0z.28.16sufroth Neu of the perfect Leavena. Aunt feta i nor baking powder at All grocers and stores. Massage aches and painful sprains. With. The genuine Bosisto s Parrot Brand Oil and there is miraculous Relief just a pleasant comforting Tingle for being non caustic bos isto s Oil cannot irritate the most sensitive skin. I when the Throat is sore. Or inflamed w h e a Catarrh makes you " feel dizzy and Dull Bosisto s will prove soothing and curative quickly too. For severe colds or bronchitis take it internally As directed. Also i use As an inhalant and rub Well into the Back and. The Chest the results will amaze. Bosisto s eucalyptus is a medical Oil entirely different from the oils of Commerce. In the Home it has Over 100 uses. Get a bottle to Day b 1/3 everywhere. J a 1 i Ems a it h 11 in wholesale distributors a. M. Bickford & sons Ltd., Brisbane. Motor car mishap. Mrs. Winifred m Donald 29of Toowoomba lies in a critical condition in Cessnock . Hospital As the result of injuries received in a motor Accident she was visiting her parents or. And mrs. R. Rockwood Cess Nock. And suffered injuries when the car in which she was travelling Over turned during a heavy thunderstorm. She sustained a fractured Skull and three broken ribs. The Driver of the car Clauda m Donald received injuries to the right ankle and was suffering badly from. Shock when admitted to Hospital. High blood pressure i constant headaches poor Cir elation falling sight do Zzz a a Ness flushes and kidney and off bladder weaknesses Are eau cd by High blood pressure. Bif you Sutler this Way Start a ihnyahit3 months course of do. A Isai in Mackenzie s Menti voids. The new prescription for High blood pres sure to banish Nehes and pains. Improve circulation rejuvenate your arteries give ?,0 Siath mar. Mackenzie s i t your p Cho Nilst Menth oids cigarettes which give off smoke to match the. Gown of the smoker May become a fashion fad As this can now be done. Sewing lessons for men including Fly repairs to clothing Are. Given to a novel Jurj school opened to new York. The tires w month course costs �5

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