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El Arish North Queensland

Places, Faces and Events of an Historical Soldier Settlement town

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Blog posts : "1907"

A Settler's Point of View - 1921

July 18, 1921

MARIA CREEK.   written for  For the "Post" and "Herald"

When on my way to the usual frolic at Cairns on Saturday nights (the cinema), I chanced the other week to meet one of my one-time Non-Com. mates in the A.I.F., and was as pleased as he at the meeting. Over a "here's luck" we exchanged views …

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Letter to the Editor 1907

August 15, 1907

AGRICULTURE IN NORTH QUEENSLAND.

Sir,— Judging by the tone of leading     article in your paper of late, you seem to have come to the conclusion that is impossible for a farmer who has to pay his laborers from 30s to 45s per week to compete with others who have to pay only from 3s to 6s per wee…

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