Schilling calls for secession

By Allan Povah Cairns Regional Council Divison 2 representative John ‘Two-Bob’ Schilling has called for Far North Queensland to secede from North Queensland. “It is increasing difficult to reconcile our cultural differences with those jokers in The Ville,” declared Schilling yesterday at a peanut-industry conference in Walkamin. “We’re all about the ‘fair go’ and theContinue reading “Schilling calls for secession”

The Prince is Nearly Dead, Long Live the Prince

By Murray Murchison Mayor of Mareeba, ‘Big’ Tom Gilmore , has attended the abdication ceremony of Prince Leonard of Hutt River Province. Citing failing health and diminished enthusiasm, the venerable monarch is succeeded by his son Prince Graeme. Speaking from the Hutt River Hotel and Post Office, Mr Gilmore was clearly moved by the occasion.Continue reading “The Prince is Nearly Dead, Long Live the Prince”