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  2. WHEAT GROWING OR STOCK RAISING?

    Sir,—Twenty years ago I was a wheat grower on a large scale (for those days) Prices were low but as my rainfall was about 29 inches and fairly regular, and ...

    Article : 556 words
  3. LOCAL GOVERNMENT. APPOINTMENT OF COUNCILLORS

    The following appointments are officially notified: F. E. Whittaker, to be a councillor of the Shire of Burrum, for division 2; James Anderson to be a councillar of Taroom for Division ...

    Article : 57 words
  4. LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS ALDERMAN M'MASTER MAYOR OF BRISBANE.

    A special meeting of the City Council was held at noon yesterday for the election of mayor. Alderman A. J. Raymond, as ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 867 words
  5. "COURIRE" WEATHER CHART.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 795 words
  6. Charity Organisation Society.

    The council of the Charity Organisation Society met on Monday afternoon. Mr. Jno. P. Wilson (president) was in the chair. The report, which covered a ...

    Article : 315 words
  7. REDCLIFFE SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the meeting of the Redciliffe shire Council on Monday Councillor Wyllie was appointed delegate to the Brisbane Crows and Flying Foxes Destruction Board, and a precept of £25 ...

    Article : 73 words
  8. ALLORA SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the first general meeting of the Allora Shire Council Councillor J. Dean was unanimously elected chairman for the third time in succession. The chairman's honorarium was fixed ...

    Article : 144 words
  9. GOOBURRUM SHIRE COUNCIL.

    Councillor N. G. Hall was to-day elected Chairman of the Gooburrum Shire Council. ...

    Article : 20 words
  10. KINGAROY SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Kingaroy Shire Council met on wednesday, when, on the application of the race club, it was decided to apply for a half holiday on March 14 for patriotic races. A grant of £10 ...

    Article : 81 words
  11. NOOSA SHIRE ELECTIONS.

    Councillor A. J. M. Chapman, returning officer for the Noosa Shire elections, declared the nominations on Tuesday as follows:—No. 1 Division, Councillor E. ...

    Article : 71 words
  12. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 281 words
  13. GYMPIE CITY COUNCIL.

    The mayor (Alderman G. H. Mackay, M.H.R.), in his annual report tabled at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, said he regretted that circumstances would prevent his continuing in ...

    Article : 152 words
  14. RESERVES.

    Executive authority has been o[?]tained for the reservation of l acre, at Hightville, for police purposes; about 1 rood at Grantham, for railway purposes; about ...

    Article : 162 words
  15. BEAUDESERT SHIRE COUNCIL.

    In connection with the annual shire elections the returning officer declared that the following nominations had been received:—No. 1 Division: Thomas Flood ...

    Article : 76 words
  16. WATERFORD SHIRE CHAIRMAN.

    A special meeting of the Wateriord Shire Council was held yesterday. The seting clerk announced the return of the following members unopposed:— ...

    Article : 108 words
  17. MARYBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL.

    At the fortnightly meeting of the Maryborough City Council it was reported that a steam waggon for conveying road metal had been purchased at a cost of £100. Alderman Fowler ...

    Article : 140 words
  18. WAR'S EFFECT ON CHARACTER.

    Sir,—In the "Courier" of 21st instant, under the heading " A Soldier's Thoughts," I read a statement that pleased me, and that I have waited for ...

    Article : 170 words
  19. ROMA TOWN COUNCIL.

    At the monthly meeting of the Roma Town Council the Minister for Railways wrote stating [?]at it bad been decided to reinstate the mail train from Roma to Toowoomba on Wednesday ...

    Article : 69 words
  20. LANDSBOROUGH COUNCIL POLL.

    An Order in Council has been issued altering the day for closing the poll at the new election of members of the Landsborough Shire Council from ...

    Article : 38 words
  21. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 368 words
  22. TOMKI SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At a meeting of the Tomki Shire Council to-day Councillor M. Buhner was reelected president. ...

    Article : 23 words
  23. BEENLEIGH SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At a special meeting of the Beenleigh Shire Council the proposed amendments to the ferry by-laws were adopted. The amendments provide for a stightly increased scale of charges, ...

    Article : 150 words
  24. LAIDLEY SHIRE COUNCIL.

    Councillors T. C. Hayes and T. M'Grath were on Wednesday declared elected for Nos. 1 and 2 Divisions of the Laidley Shire Council. At the first ...

    Article : 141 words
  25. AN INJUSTICE TO HEMMANT.

    Sir,—Will you allow me but a small space in your columns to ventilate what to me appears to be an anomaly which occurs on the Cleveland line, which I ...

    Article : 431 words
  26. CHURCH SCHOOLS IN WARWICK.

    The Church of England High School for Girls, which has just been established in Warwick, has begun work with an enrolment of over 40 pupils. The ...

    Article : 301 words
  27. S.A. WINE INDUSTRY.

    At the Temperance Alliance Prohibition Conference at Hobart on Tuesday, Mr. Victor Stancon, one of the South Australian delegates, was credited with ...

    Article : 300 words
  28. KOLAN SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the monthly meeting of the Kolan Shire Council the financial statement showed a debit balance of £68/2/3. The chairman in his annual report stated the finances showed the position ...

    Article : 76 words
  29. JONDARYAN SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The postal ballot for No. 1 Division. Jondaryan Shire Council closed yesterday, and the result was Thomas Richardson (Wellcamp), 179; Archibald ...

    Article : 49 words
  30. CLIFTON SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Clifton Shire Council met on Monday, when a letter was read from Mr. H. Mott, shire clerk, resigning the position owing to ill health, after having occupied the position for ...

    Article : 144 words
  31. COOLANGATTA TOWN COUNCIL.

    The polling to fill the vacancy in No. 1 Ward on the Coolangatta Town Council resulted:—J. T. Matters 35. S. Hislop 13, P. J. Togan 13, informal 2. ...

    Article : 39 words
  32. "TREADMILL EXERCISES."

    Sir,—Many of your readers must have found much that was interesting in your reports of the Queensland Teachers' Couference. May 1 invite attention to one ...

    Article : 282 words
  33. WIDGEE SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Widgee Shire Council met on Saturday. Councillor J. E. Farrell presiding. Councillor T. E. Betts moved that a certain bortion of the Widgee Creek watershed, and now in the ...

    Article : 104 words
  34. HONOUR BOARDS.

    The Thulimnah Presbyterian Church was crewded last Sunday on the oceasion of the unveiling of an honour beard in memory of those from the church who had enlisted (two of ...

    Article : 176 words
  35. MILMERRAN SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The special meeting of the Milmerran Shire Council convened to deal with motions regarding the clerk, which was to have been held on January 29, lapsed. It is understood that the ...

    Article : 57 words
  36. OFFICIAL NOTIFICATIONS.

    The following official notifications have been approved:— DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. William Evan Dick, shorthand reporter for the ...

    Article : 347 words
  37. WAGGAMBA SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Waggamba Shire Council met on Saturday, when Councillor F. D. C. Gore was elected chairman for the third time in succession. Dr. Woodforde was reappointed medical officer. Mr. ...

    Article : 85 words
  38. A FORD TOUR.

    Mr. R. W. Strain, of Uplands, Terror's Creek, accompanied by his wife and two friends, has just completed a pleasure trip in his 1917 model Ford touring car from Brisbane through the ...

    Article : 445 words
  39. NANANGO SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the monthly meeting of the Nanango Shire Council on Saturday the financial statement showed a debit balance of £2182/16/11. The returning officer notified that no nominatione ...

    Article : 96 words
  40. MEMORIAL SERVICES.

    The M.U.I.O.O.F. conducted a memorial service in the Canungra School of Arts on Sunday evening in memcry of twoi Brothers, Private C. Blunt and Lance-corporal O. Weiss, who paid ...

    Article : 201 words
  41. MUNICIPAL BRISBANE.

    Sir,—I've never yet known any one, particularly a Southerner, to draw comparisons between Brisbane and other capital cities, but what he gets told "to ...

    Article : 357 words
  42. CHINCHILLA SHIRE COUNCIL

    At last Thursday's meeting of the Chinchilla Shire Council the clerk (Mr. W. L. Archer) submitted a report on the finances for 1917. The arrears amounted to £1177/13/9, as against £1115 ...

    Article : 133 words
  43. THE MAYOR'S CAREER.

    The new Mayor of Brisbane is one of the most picturesque figures in the municipal life of Queensland if not of Australia. He was born in the reign of ...

    Article : 286 words
  44. HOBART WOOL APPRAISEMENTS.

    The second wool appraisements were made on Monday and Tuesday, 7000 bales being dealt with. In Boberts and Co.'s catalogue the top prices for merino wool was 29¼d. In Webster ...

    Article : 61 words
  45. ROWING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 248 words
  46. ROSEWOOD SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The final meeting for the year of the Rosewood Shire Council was held on Thursday, Counciller R. Hogan presiding. The retiring members are Councillors Hogan. Dolvey, Kingston, and ...

    Article : 128 words
  47. CASINO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

    At a meeting of representative townsmen last night it was resolved to form a Chamber of Commerce for Casino. Mr. J. B. M'Dougall was elected president, and other officers were ...

    Article : 86 words
  48. "The Cacolet."

    Of the journals which have sprung into existence during the war, and which are serving their purpose by affording both serious information and light reading for ...

    Article : 149 words
  49. ISISFORD SHIRE BOUNDARIES.

    An Order in Council has been issued including in the shire of Isiford part of the Shire of Kargoolnah. ...

    Article : 23 words
  50. GLENGALLAN SHIRE CHAIRMAN.

    At the first meeting of the Glengallan Shire Council since the elections. Councillor P. M'Mahon was appointed chairman. Councillor M'Mahon has been a member of the council ...

    Article : 73 words
  51. A Wharf Accident.

    Two men were infured at Pinkenba wharf last night owing to a sling of rails breaking while being unloaded from a vessel, and falling on them. Thomas Suding sustained an injury to the ...

    Article : 93 words
  52. TARAMPA SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The first meeting of the new Tarampa Shire Council was held on Tuesday, when the retiring chairman, Cr. J. Skinner, was re-elected. The chairman's allowance ...

    Article : 145 words
  53. BEAUDESERT TOWN COUNCIL.

    At the first meeting of the new council it was decided to notify all land owners to destroy noxious weeds growing on their properties. The Beaudesert Shire Council wrote stating that it ...

    Article : 114 words
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