History

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: A rough time on the ocean

premium_icon Times Gone By: A rough time on the ocean

"The wind blew at times at hurricane force and huge seas were encountered.”

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: Beautiful Gladstone wedding

premium_icon Times Gone By: Beautiful Gladstone wedding

"The bride looked charming in her ankle-length frock of white mariette, made on princess lines, with shirred side panels of georgette.”

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: Curtains close for ringmaster

Times Gone By: Curtains close for ringmaster

In 1889, a well known circus proprietor died at the Metropolitan Hotel.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: Daring feat at water ballet show

premium_icon Times Gone By: Daring feat at water ballet show

In 1950, the most breathtaking act was the Monte Cristo when one performer, tied in a bag, was thrown off the three metre board.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: No access to water on weekends

Times Gone By: No access to water on weekends

In 1970, water contractors were buying water from the council at $6 per 1000 gallons and selling it to Clinton residents up to 40c for delivery above $6.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: More space needed for council

Times Gone By: More space needed for council

In 1959, Gladstone council found out space at Town Hall was getting tight.

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