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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday, 13 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday, 13 April 1921

  VIEWED FROM THE OTHER SIDE. HOW AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS ARE WATCHED https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20474107     "The chief lesson of the war in all countries," writes a gentleman conversant with financial affairs in London to a friend in...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 12 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 12 April 1921

  New Floating Baths. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20474795     At the meeting of the South Brisbane City Council yesterday, the Deputy Mayor (Alderman Gaffney) presiding, a recommendation by the Works Committee to… The Brisbane Courier,...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 12 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 12 April 1946

  STEP-UP IN STATE BUILDING GIVES HOMES AND TRAINING https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50265563     STEP-UP in the State's house-building programme was announced by the Housing Minister (Mr. Bruce) yesterday after the Executive Council meeting,...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 11 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 11 April 1921

  "Macbeth," https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20479632     "Macbeth," which was produced by the Allan Walkie Company before a crowded audience at His Majesty's Theatre on Saturday evening, stands out as a drama… The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 11 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 11 April 1946

  She Showed Them How EXPERT'S COOKING WON APPROVAL https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50260654     TWO large and keenly interested audiences in the City Hall yesterday afternoon and evening saw Miss Alison Allen, food specialist, demonstrate...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 9 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 9 April 1946

  FEDERAL OFFICES TO BE BUILT IN ANN ST. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50248738     CANBERRA, Monday. Erection of a building on land facing Ann Street and Anzac Square is planned by the Federal Government to help to overcome the shortage of...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 9 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 9 April 1921

  FIFTY YEARS AGO. [Compiled from the "Courier" files for the week ended April 8, 1871.] STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20485887     The prospectus of the Queensland Steam Navigation Co. states that the object of...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 8 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 8 April 1921

  NAVAL DEFENCE. A VITAL QUESTION. COMING IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. | THE JAPANESE TREATY. AUSTRALIA'S INTERESTS. MELBOURNE, April 7. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20484766     Addressing the House of Representatives by leave to-day, the Prime...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 8 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 8 April 1946

  COMMUNISTS FARE POORLY https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50274419     COMMUNIST Party candidates fared badly in Townsville and Bundaberg on Saturday, when a number of Queensland country towns held council elections. The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 7 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 7 April 1921

  "LONG HAND OF IRELAND." RELENTLESS DISTURBING FACTOR. BRITISH-AMERICAN FRIENDSHIP. DECLARATION BY DR. MANNIX. CHICAGO, April 5. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20471599     The Roma correspondent of the "Chicago News" has obtained an...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 6 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 6 April 1946

  READER SUGGESTS: Put State On World Map With Films https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50268757     QUEENSLAND needs putting on the map, and I suggest that the Government should send a journalist and photographer to… The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 5 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 5 April 1921

  LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS. THE QUESTION OF COST[?] https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20461485     A statement was issued yesterday by the Home Secretary's Department combating the contention that the local Government elections under the new...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 4 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday, 4 April 1921

  "MODERN DEMOCRACIES." AUSTRALASIAN HISTORY ANALYSED. WORK BY VISCOUNT BRYCE. LONDON, April 1. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20478703     Viscount Bryce devotes a complete chapter in a book entitled "Modern Democracies," published by...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 4 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday, 4 April 1946

  Wife's Cold Greeting For Soldier https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50281254     Hirsch Phillips, commercial traveller, in the Divorce Court yesterday, told of a frigid reception his wife gave him when he returned… The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday, 3 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday, 3 April 1946

Return To Glamour Paris Salons Gay Again https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50255820     The war years rolled back as if nothing had happened when spring fashions were shown in elegant white Paris salons by tall, serene mannequins, with lordly...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 2 April 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday, 2 April 1946

  400,000 U.S. MINERS STRIKE https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50258567     NEW YORK, April 1 (A.A.P.). America's third major work stoppage in four years on the coalfields began to-day, when 400,000… The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 2 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday, 2 April 1921

  THE LITERATURE OF OFFICE. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20465075     Blue books and other compositions of the official mind may be classed among those productions which Charles Lamb said were not books. Certainly they do The Brisbane...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 1 April 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday, 1 April 1921

"THERE WILL BE NO CRASH." MR. FIHELLY'S OPTIMISM. "GOVERNMENT HAS SOMETHING UP ITS SLEEVE." | MORE MONEY FOR THE SEWERAGE SCHEME. WATER BOARD'S HEAVY INDEBTEDNESS. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20470462     "We will pull through comfortably,...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 31 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 31 March 1921

  Brisbane Shakespeare Society. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20466036 The Rev. Principal Glaister will deliver a lecture on "Hamlet" in the School of Arts hall on April 4. His Excellency the Governor has signified his intention of being present. The...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 30 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 30 March 1921

  NATIONAL ANZAC MEMORIAL APPEAL. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20469177 The work of organising the National Anzac Memorial Appeal is progressing favourably and the organiser (Captain Carter) hopes that the citizens … The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 29 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 29 March 1921

  A BRISBANE RETROSPECT. QUEEN-STREET IN 1884. MR. T. A. RYAN'S RECOLLECTIONS. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20477935 Queen-street is not Brisbane, but it is one of the arteries through which the life-blood of the city flows. The Brisbane Courier,...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 28 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 28 March 1921

  Fire in the City. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20481022 Owing to a smart and timely save by the Brisbane Fire Brigade only trifling damage was done by a fire which occurred in the boot factory of Johnson and Sons, Ltd., at North Quay… The Brisbane...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 26 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 26 March 1921

  Rescued from Drowning. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20491769 Yesterday afternoon Frank Watson (aged 14 years) was fishing off one of the coaling punts in the Brisbane River, near Kangaroo Point, when he fell… The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 26 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 26 March 1946

  Road Disappears In City Flooding https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50278728 When Kedron Brook burst its banks at Kalinga yesterday Shaw's Paddock disappeared from sight and the road became impassable for most of the day. The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 25 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 25 March 1946

  SKYMASTER TO LAND AT EAGLE FARM https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50288792 MELBOURNE, Sunday. When the Lackrana, second of Australian National Airways fleet of DC4 Skymaster planes, makes her inaugural service flight to Brisbane to-morrow, she will...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 24 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 24 March 1921

  BRISBANE TRAMWAYS. THE PRESENT POSITION. MR. BADGER INTERVIEWED. QUESTION OF EXTENSIONS. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20479807 Interesting information concerning the tramway position was given yesterday by Mr. J. S. Badger (managing director of...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 22 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 22 March 1921

  VALUE OF FARMING. ARCHBISHOP DUHIG'S ADVICE. PITTSWORTH, March 21. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20467595 His Grace Archbishop Duhig administered confirmation at the 10 o'clock mass yesterday in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, when 75...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 21 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 21 March 1946

  STATE WELCOME TO MOUNTBATTEN https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50284119 A suitable reception for such a distinguished visitor will be accorded the Supreme Allied Commander of South-east Asia (Lord Mountbatten)… The Courier Mail, page 1

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 20 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 20 March 1946

  120 U.S. BRIDES TO LEAVE THIS MORNING https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50282085 To join the liner Lurline in Sydney, 120 wives of United States servicemen and 80 children will leave Brisbane by special train from the inter-State station, South...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 19 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 19 March 1921

  WARRIORS' DAY FUND. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20467335 The following donations have been received by the Mayor of Brisbane (Alderman J. F. Maxwell. M.L.A.) in connection with the "Warriors' Day" Fund,… The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 17 March 1921

  SEWERAGE WORKERS. EIGHTY PAID OFF, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20475393 A rumour was current in Brisbane yesterday that 80 additional men employed by the Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board had been dismissed… The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 16 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 16 March 1921 EDWARDS SCHEME. PROTEST FROM THE WATER BOARD. BRISBANE'S FUTURE WATER SUPPLY. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20491175 The question of acquiring Mt. Edwards as a site for purposes other than Brisbane's...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 15 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 15 March 1921

  Criminal Undesirables. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20473533 "J.W.B " writes: Sir. The paragraph in Saturday's issue of the "Courier" dealing with the influx of certain criminal undesirable visitors to the city, … The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 15 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 15 March 1946

  FEDERAL USE HIT CITY'S OFFICE SPACE https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50256528 CANBERRA, Thursday. The Commonwealth investigation on office space by Mr. J. C. Westhoven showed that Brisbane's city community was being severely handicapped by...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 13 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 13 March 1946

  CHINESE TRIAL ROBBERY MOTIVE CLAIMED https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50284496 When the case against six Chinese, was opened in the Criminal Court yesterday, the Crown alleged that they put their heads together to do something wrong, and in doing it a...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 12 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 12 March 1921

  Criminals in Brisbane. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20481458 Notwithstanding that no large gatherings are to take place in Brisbane in the near future, a large number of Southern criminals, including "confidence men," … The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 11 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 11 March 1921

  ROYAL COLONIAL INSTITUTE. QUEENSLAND BRANCH FORMED. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20458257 Major Boose's mission on behalf of the Royal Colonial Institute has met with complete success. … The Brisbane Courier, page 6

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 11 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 11 March 1946

  Q'LD. GIRL IN JAPAN https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50266091 LONDON, March 10 (A.A.P.). A Brisbane girl, Miss Brenda Cameron, a member of the Women's Auxiliary Service in Burma, is among the first women from the British Empire to reach Japan. The...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 9 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 9 March 1946

  INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TALKS https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50280101 Distinguished educationists from England, the United States. South America, and other countries will take part in an international education conference, to be held in all States...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 8 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 8 March 1946

  GRAMMAR "OLD GIRLS" "REUNION https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50289443 One hundred and fifty former pupils of the Brisbane Girls' Grammar School met at a reunion dinner held at Lennon's last night. The Courier Mail, page 5

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 7 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 7 March 1946

  WILL NOT BAR COMMUNISTS https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50283352 The Brisbane branch of the Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen, representing 2000 ex-service personnel, refused last night to agree… The Courier Mail, page 5

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 6 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 6 March 1946

  UNSETTLED WEATHER RIGHT TO BORDER AS CYCLONE MOVES https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50268282 CYCLONIC weather is moving south. Strong south-easterly winds, with rain, are expected in Brisbane to-day. The Divisional Meteorologist (Mr. A. S. Richards)...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 2 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 2 March 1946

  Harmony! https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50290644 MUSIC has enjoyed a revival in Brisbane, but little more than a discord of words has been heard about the establishment of a Conservatorium of Music. The Courier Mail, page 2

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 1 March 1946

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 1 March 1946

  UNIVERSITY AID FOR SERVICEMEN https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/50281517 COURSES for servicemen of all ages are arranged by the Queensland branch of the Universities Commission which began operations in Brisbane this week. The Courier Mail, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 10 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 10 March 1921

  BRISBANE-RIVER WATERSHED. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20457695 The almost continuous rain for the past four days has caused some inquiry in the metropolis about the condition of the Upper reaches of the Brisbane… The Brisbane Courier, page...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 9 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 9 March 1921

  BRISBANE'S WATER SUPPLY. "THE BEST HAS BEEN DONE." REPLY TO HYDRAULIC ENGINEER'S CRITICISM. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20466390 A reply to the recent criticism of the Hydraulic Engineer regarding the provision made for Brisbane's future water...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 7 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Monday 7 March 1921

  WOMAN'S WORLD. FREEMASONRY FOR WOMEN. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20463642 Mrs. Rodney St. John, who arrived in Brisbane on Saturday night, holds a prominent position in the Co-Masonic world, … The Brisbane Courier, page 11

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 5 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Saturday 5 March 1921

  Kyogle to Beaudesert Railway. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20473151 The members of the Public Works Commission of New South Wales yesterday interviewed the Railway Commissioner (Mr. Davidson) … The Brisbane Courier, page 4

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 4 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Friday 4 March 1921

  OUTBREAK OF SMALLPOX. CASE ON THE KANOWNA. VESSEL TO BE QUARANTINED AT BRISBANE. MELBOURNE, March 3. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20476278 The Director of Quarantine (Dr. Cumpston) to-day received a telegraph message stating that the steamer...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 3 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Thursday 3 March 1921

  LANDSEER SCHOLARSHIP. MISS DAPHNE MAYO'S SUCCESS. LONDON, March 1. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20487641 Miss Daphne Mayo, of Brisbane, has been awarded the Landseer Scholarship at the Royal Academy for the best sculptured group. The Brisbane...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 2 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Wednesday 2 March 1921

  FEDERAL WORKS COMMITTEE. INVESTIGATIONS IN BRISBANE. ANZAC SQUARE PROPOSAL. SYDNEY, March 1. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20482763 The Federal Public Works Committee, which has been inquiring into a scheme for remodelling, the Sydney General Post...

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On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 1 March 1921

On This Day in Brisbane City, Tuesday 1 March 1921

UPKEEP OF HOSPITALS. STATEMENT BY HOME SECRETARY. RESIGNATION OF CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL COMMITTCE. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20492184 The Home Secretary stated yesterday that the resignations of members of the committee of the Children's Hospital would...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 28 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 28 February 1946

A.I.S. SOCIETY'S NEW MEMBERS   NEW members of Queensland branch of the A.I.S. Society: Messrs. L. W, Haseler, Augathella; W. J. D. Webb, Dalby; F. A. Winters. Kaban; H. V. Littleton, Crows Nest; K. and V. Shield, Moggill; Edwards Bros., Kingaroy; W. M. Mead,...

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125 years ago in Rocklea, 29 February 1896

125 years ago in Rocklea, 29 February 1896

MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED Persons assemble in thousands Rocklea Races, Easter Monday ; racing, trotting ; splendid band ; dancing on lawn.   From The Telegraph, Saturday 29 February 1896, page 7.   Image: Horse and rider, racing a pacer or trotter at the...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 February 1921

THE YELLOW DEVIL. FRUIT FLY AND ITS RAVAGES. Captain R. S. Pitt, of Sunnybank, writes:— "A great deal has been said about the destruction of the fruit fly, but up to the present practically nothing gas been done. During the last citrus season, the north coast suffered...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 February 1946

CUT IN HOUSE RENT WANTED   Lower rents for the houses occupied by munition workers at Moorooka and the provision of accommodation to be the subject of a deputation to Federal members of Parliament from the Queensland Trades and Labour Council on Friday. The...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 27 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 27 February 1946

FORTY YEARS AGO FROM THE 'MINER' OF FEBRUARY 27, 1906. [as reported happening in 1906] During a thunderstorm on Cooper's Plains, near Brisbane, yesterday, a number of fish fell with the rain. They were all alive, and measured from 14 in. to 2h in. in length. It is...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 26 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 26 February 1946

TWO PARALYSIS CASES REPORTED TODAY   Two cases of infantile paralysis were reported to the State Health Department today. They were a man, 28, Moorooka, and a boy, 12, Isis.   From The Telegraph, Tuesday 26 February 1946, page 3.   Image: Beachview...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 25 February 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 25 February 1871

THE COURIER. (Logan Road Trust) A meeting was held at Mr. P. McGoldrick's, Logan Bridge, on the 21st February. About forty land-owners and occupiers of land were present. A. I. Henderson was voted to the chair, and read the circular from the Minister for Works, as...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 25 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 25 February 1946

TWO INJURED IN CAR Two women were injured when a defect developed in the steering gear of the car in which they were driving alone Merivale Street of South Brisbane, about 3.20 a.m. yesterday. The car grazed an electric light pole and ran up on the footpath before it...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 February 1946

FIVE PRIZE SAVOURY DISHES. SMOKED BARRACOUTA One and ½lbs, smoked barracouta, 3 potatoes, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, pepper, salt, 1lb. peas, 3 eggs, ½ pint white sauce. Wash the fish well in cold water, rinsing several times. Cut into...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 23 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 23 February 1921

WE.A. AND W.S.S.S.   Mr. J. J. M'Laughlin, Sunnybank, writes:- When moving for a hostile pronouncement in regard to the attitude of the Workers' School of Social Science towards the Workers' Educational Association Mr. Freeberg makes very clear "that there is a...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 22 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 22 February 1921

TWO MACHINERY ACCIDENTS.   Henry Clarke, of Moorooka, had the top of the third and fourth fingers of his left hand severed yesterday in a machine. He was attended by the Ambulance, taken to the General Hospital and then to his home. Percy Fitzsimmons had the...

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125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 22 February 1896

125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 22 February 1896

LOST, REWARD, & c.   £1 REWARD. LOST, from Cooper's Plains, one Brown MARE, branded PN5 near shoulder, near eye out. Anyone giving information, by letter or otherwise, that will lead to recovery will receive the above Reward. G. BOYLAND.   From...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 21 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 21 February 1946

AMBITIOUS CHAIN PLAN OF CO-OPERATIVE STORES An ambitious plan to establish a chain of stores in the suburbs is the latest development in the co-operative movement in Brisbane. Known as the Brisbane Co-operative Stores Society Ltd. it is hoped to open the first shop at...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 February 1946

CABINET BAN ON COURSING AT MID-WEEK   State Cabinet yesterday refused to allow coursing meetings in Brisbane to be changed from Saturdays to midweek. For some years coursing meetings have been held at Rocklea on Saturdays, but from last Saturday the venue was...

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50 years ago in Sunnybank, 19 February 1971

50 years ago in Sunnybank, 19 February 1971

MEMBER Co. OF THE REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE OF QUEENSLAND. SUNNYBANK REAL ESTATE CNR. STATION RD. AND TURTON ST. SUNNYBANK 931075 932990 A/H 475146 933217 WANTED YOUR LAND FOR SALE IN THE BRISBANE AREA. FORWARD DETAILS OF LOCATION AND PRICE REQUIRED Now Is The Time To...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 February 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 February 1871

LOGAN ROAD TRUST OLD LOGAN ROAD, from Cooper's Plains to the Logan Bridge (via Brown's Plains) Road Trust.—A MEETING will be held at Mr. P. M'GOLRICK'S, Logan Bridge, on TUESDAY, February 21 next, for the purpose of administering a Road Trust. A. J. Henderson,...

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125 years ago in Brisbane, 17 February 1896

125 years ago in Brisbane, 17 February 1896

The Brisbane River Disaster. FORTY-SIX PERSONS SAVED THE NAMES OF SOME OF THE MISSING. (By Telegraph.) Brisbane, February 15.   -- It is impossible yet to obtain a list of persons drowned in the Pearl disaster. The police are making every enquiry, but there is...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 17 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 17 February 1946

THEY HAD EARNT IT.   GWEN AND SHIRLEY Havenn feeding their pick-a-back mounts, L.A.F. Ian Morrison (left) and A.F.L. Paul Woods, with ice cream at the party given by the Royal Navy at Rocklea yesterday. The guests were from the Salvation Army and Brisbane City...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 16 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 16 February 1921

FAIR RENTS. MORE REDUCTIONS.   In the Fair Rents Court this morning, before Mr. A. Dean, P.M., several cases were heard. Retort Willmont, of Durack-street, Moorooka, had the rent of his house, of which W. Cole brook is the owner, reduced from 9s to 8s, as from...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 15 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 15 February 1921

599 FROM RABAUL.   The troopship Lidvard brought 599 Australian troops from Rabaul to Brisbane yesterday. They were driven through the city to the Yeerongpilly and Moorooka camps. Most are for discharge.   From The Courier Mail, Friday 15 February 1946, page...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 14 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 14 February 1921

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.   The parishioners of St. Brendan's Church, Moorooka, organised a successful fete, which was held at Dara on Saturday afternoon. Several artistically decorated stalls and various amusements were arranged on the grounds, which were specially...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 13 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 13 February 1946

SEVEN-MILE TRAIN TRIP WITH BULLET IN BRAIN   BRISBANE. — Norman Morris (44) travelled by tram seven miles from Moorooka to Brisbane yesterday with a bullet in his brain. He entered an Albert Street tailor's shop and said that he had been shot in the head. He was...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 February 1946

ENGAGEMENTS.   HOLDENSON-BONIFACE. – Pamelia MaIe, second daughter of Mr. H. P. Holdenson, 327 Dandenong rd., Armadale, to John Walter Llewellyn, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Boniface, Coopers Plains, Brisbane, Qld.   From The Argus (Melbourne),...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 12 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 12 February 1946

NEWS IN BRIEF.   Alleged Defamation.—Writs for damages alleging defamation have been issued out of the Queensland Supreme Court by Michael Healy, trade union official of Moorooka, Brisbane. The writs are against C. G. Fallon. of Dunstan House, Brisbane, and the...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 11 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 11 February 1946

DECLINE IN RATE OF ARMY DISCHARGES   For the last three weeks the Army has not been able to keep up its quota of personnel qualified for dis charge, and the total pass ing through Redbank last week showed a further daily decline. In the previous week the...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 11 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 11 February 1921

PROPOSED RAILWAYS, PUPBLIC WORKS COMMISSION MEETS. THE REDCLIFFE LINE SCHEMES. The members of the Public Works Commission have boon considering several railway proposals referred to them last year. The report on the proposed connection between Roma and Springsure has...

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125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 10 February 1896

125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 10 February 1896

AUCTION SALES.   THIS DAY. Commencing at Twelve o'clock Sharp. ON THE GROUND. ON THE GROUND. Adjoining the Residence of Mr. Isaacs, Cooper's Plains. Under a Bill of Sale. TOTALLY UNRESERVED SALE OF DAIRY CATTLE AND HORSES. Comprising – 24 Head of Dairy Cattle,...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 10 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 10 February 1921

LIQUOR ACT CASE. The case of Charles Cornell, of Sunnybank, charged with having on Sunday, 2nd January, at Rocklea, been found, without lawful excuse, on the licensed premises of Jack Abercrombie, was down for hearing in the City Police Court, before Mr. H. L....

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 10 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 10 February 1946

ROUND ABOUT WITH PENELOPE.   BLUE and gold streamers, bunting, and flags made gay decorations for the party given at Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Seaton's home at Moorooka last night in honour of the coming-of-age of their only daughter, Daphne Joyce. There were 45 guests....

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 9 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 9 February 1946

THRILLS FOR ORPHANS AMONG RN AIRCRAFT   To have taxi rides across the tarmac in a Corsair plane and to clamber over Seafires that had been in combat against the Japanese were some of the thrills provided for 50 orphans, who were entertained by the Royal Navy this...

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125 years ago in Moorooka, 7 February 1896

125 years ago in Moorooka, 7 February 1896

TEMPERANCE.   Moorooka Congregational B.H. — The monthly meeting was hold on 'Wednesday evening, the church being crowded. A long programme of recitations, dialogues, quartettes, solos, tea., was gone through. Mr. G. Rawson presided. Several friends from the city...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 6 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 6 February 1946

[no title] Many farmers would like I to be able to purchase, one of these tractors which, bearing Allied Works Council number plates, are parked at Cooper's Plains, Brisbane. All look practically new.   From Daily Examiner (Grafton), Wednesday 6 February 1946,...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 6 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 6 February 1946

BOY FOUND AT GRAFTON.   Albert Arthur Lockyer, 13, who has been missing from his home at Pegan Drive, Moorooka, since January 14, has been located at Grafton. He was brought home by his father yesterday.   From The Courier Mail, Wednesday 6 February 1946,...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 5 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 5 February 1921

AUSTRALASIAN NEWS. His Grace the Archbishop on Saturday morning, January 8, at the Rose Bay Convent, officiated at a religious reception and profession which was of much interest to Queenslanders. Three of the young ladies participating in the ceremony were originally...

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