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Pirie's Rainfall [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
- »«;*%*« it ^ .\w* j According to the report of raiiii&V observations in South Australia' auCP Northern Territory. which the Com monwealth Meteorological 8 ureau has just issued, the, rainfall of Port Pirie for the first sixteen years Was:—/ ' . - Rainy Year. . ... . Inches. .. Days. 1900 . . 11.99 . . . . 84 1901 . . .. .. 10.37 .. . . .. 61 190r 10.53 .. . . . . 55 1903 .. . . 15.20 . . 1004 .. .. 15.29 . . . . .. 53 1905 .. .. 12.72 .. . . . . 50 1906' . . ... . . 15.70 . . . 72 1907 . . . . . ; 16.03 . . .. 50 1008 .. .. .. i7.io . .. 73 1909 . 1 :uir, .. . . .. 75 1910 . 73 1911 .. .... 12.75 . ... 64 1912-. .. . . 12:94 . . . . .. 67 1913 . . .. 10.11 . . . 61 1914 ... s.36 *• 46 The mean temperature calculated on the yearly records since 1876 is 13.01 a year, and the average num ber of rainy days is Gl.
THE EQUIPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
THE EQUIPMENT. Mr. Giim'tl yesterday took an in ventory ofMhc hospital equipment be fore storing; it in the drill hall. It seems to bo complete, and everything is new. Included in the articles : are 20 bedsteads, 20 flock beds, 20 pairs blankets, 40 sheets, 80 pillow cases for_the dormitories; a complete set of crockery, as well as kitchen utensils. There are sheeting and; towels, por ridge bowls, muil, lanterns, and clothes horses. PerMps the only ar ticle not included in^the inventory is a corlvSijj.'vv J'j.'•suinahly.it will inot be. ®l^mred vunits>» to open a bottle of sauce. -. ■ " : "* :
Casualty List PRISONERS OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
Casualty List PRISONERS OF WAR. Casually list No. 457 includes the following-:' Prisoners of War Arrived England. Pte. W. J. 'Brown,- Laura. Pte." J. Byrne, Hummocks Hill. Pte. .V H. Churchman, Gawler. lHc. C. Cloak, Moonta. Pte. A. S. J. Fidge, Port Pirie W, Pie. B. A. Ford, Kooringa. Pie. L. H. Fuss, Burra. Pte. J. N. Garriird, Gawler.. Pte. S. G. Gillis, Quorn, Pie. S. A. Gransden, Snow town. Pte. N. S. Holthouse, Wilmington. Pte. G. G. Jacob, Kadina. Pie. J. C4 Johansen, Pirie W. Pie. J. Jones, Port- Pirie"W. Pte. w. H. Knucbey. Kadina. Pte. A. W. Lihou, Solomontown. Pte. W. Nolan, Jamestown. Pte. W. Porter, Kadina. Pie. V\ G. Robins, Pirie. i Pte. D. \V. Sinclair, Crystal Brook. Pte. B. G- Spoi'sen, Crystal Brook. Pte. F. II. Stevenson, Kadina. Pie. F. A. West, Burra. —Enlisted Other Districts— Pte. II. Horner, Kooring-a. Pte. J. T. Mprtimore, Port Pirie. Pte. S.. Txesider, Port Pirie W.
BEETALOO HARVEST THANKSGIVING. CRYSTAL BROOK, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
BEETALOO HARVEST THANKS GiySNG, CRYSTAL BROOK, Thursday. Harvest thanksgiving services at the Beelalno Methodist. church on Sunday wore IV) Ho wed by a public meeting on Wednesday, The gathering was also well attended. Rev. H. A. Gunter occu pied the chair, and a musical and olor cutionary program was provided hy Misses H. McLean. I. Tucker, }>, Vin cent. M. Davis, and Messrs. S, Fisher and F. E. Johnson. Two - antlkems Were sung under the leadership ut' Mr. H. Venning-. Miss Davis presided at the organ. Farewell words "were spoken 1q Mr, and Mrs. Clem Cox, who are leaving the district. Rev. H. A. Gunter spoKe in appreciative, .-terms of' the work they had done in connection with church and public life, and on behalf of the residents, handed Mr. and Mrs. Cox a travelling rug and Mr. !Clem Cox a travelling case. They briefly thanked the friends for. the gifts. . A ^supper terminated the proceed- t ings. j
PLAYGROUND BAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
PLAYGROUND BAND GONCHTilT. The popularity of the \veeMy: band coneevts was again evidenccd,l>y the large crowd thai assembled on Wed nesday night to hear the 'second of the series arranged by the Council.and the Smelting Company. Seating accommo / cjatioii was at a premium, and if chairs were available for a nominal sum it is probable that the Playground •wrrmift financially benefit. " Under the leadership of Bandmaster \ GoMie Holmes, the Excelsior band Tendered the following selections: March, Crusader; overture, "If I \vprp' Kjpg*! j $ne' st£p, sou-are a long long way from tfouier j walt2; "Rose of Yesterday'1: medley, "Smile"; cornet duet, "Ida and Dot" (soloists Messrs. Chambers and Holmes}; over ture. '"Poet and Peasant": marchi "71st Regiment.-' The provision of -- special lights for the bandsmen enabled them' to oc cupy. a better position than: last week. The band is a magnet that draws num bers of small children, and some effort might be made to prevent them-from approac...
Australia in London PIRIE BANDSMAN'S EXPERIENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
PIRIE BANDSMAN'S EXPERIENCES. &lt; "Put this in the "Recorder," wrote Private 0. II. Rosenhain, No. 3488, of i'9th Reinforcements 48th Battalion, a Port Pine lad, in sending to his fath er a marked copy of "The Australian at Weymouth:" The marked portion is, an article describing' the experiences of No 2 Command Band. (Australian) in London , on armistice day. Pte. Rosenhain is an. old member of St. Mark's, and Excelsior bands. The ar-. tide is:--' ' "The No 2 Command Band had. the honor of being selected to represent Australia in the Lord Mayor's: Show; but a greater honor was to be theirs. The date of their return was Monday, but on account of the good news of peace permission was. given for them to slay in London over that (lay. And &lt; fitting it was, for they were ttius en abled to join in the: greatest celebra tion amongst hundred's of celebrations wiiich the Empire City has known. They were at Horseferry Roadwhen the great news came, and immediately the first...
POLLUTING THE STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
PQLLUYtPIG THE STREETS. . Complaints have been made fre quently during lh$ present sunnp.er that people are prone to throw dead dogs, cats and fowls into the streets and other public places, leaving them to rot. It is a disgusting' habit which seems to be growing; It has gone so far and become so serious a men ace "to the health of the people that one public spirited citizen of the town has offered to give a- reward to anyone who supplies information leading to the conviction of un offend er. While this offer is to be 'applauded it should not be necessary for private people to intervene. The' obvious source from which a reward should come is the local board of health. It might be suggested that the local board should talie some suc|i action,,'
Influenza Epidemic PIRIE ISOLATION HOSPITAL. ADELAIDE PROMISES A MATRON. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
Influenza PIRIE ISOLATION HOSPITAL. ADELAIDE PROMISES A MATRON. | Matters were quiet in health circles ^yesterday. *No suspicious cases were j brought under notice. Mr. E. E. J3ar . retl, secretary to the loeal board, early: in the day wired the result -of his search for a matron for the isolation -hospital in the following terms to the Central Board of Health "Your wire re nurse. Local hospi tal board held special meeting, con sidered suggestion re charge nurse, j Decided: owing to hospital being full, many cases serious, could not re 1 commend charge nurse be allowed I to act matron isolation hospital. This board has advertised locally for qualified paid- nurse in hospital; cannot obtain suitable nurse/ Re quests Central Board to provide one , without delay." ' . Last night, a telegram.; in reply was Tt'ceivedf rom the Central Board; It was to the following effect:-— • "If you cannot supply matron for influenza hospital we will do so on occurrence of outbreak." * Pine has no cause...
The Housing Problem REMEDIES DISCUSSED. (To the Editor of "The Recorder.") [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
Problem gf "■lefAvV*tl$& REMEDIES DISCUSSED. t.To the Editor of "The Recorder. - Sir,--Tiie effort of the "Recorder" to arouse interest iu tiie- living condi tions iit Port Pirie is highly commend abIe and is speciaiiy appreeiated by all who are concerned with the social and piOrai life of the people. Unfor tunately your .statement that; the •'Re corder'' is powerless except to let the people know the facts is., the position of many who are deeply - interested in the .problem. But presenting facts must surely he tiie first step. I, with , other ministers, frequently receive [letters, from prospective residents ask l iris that a house be .secured or accom modation arranged, ana invariably, af ter much searching-, have to confess inability to help, because of the scar city and overcrowding of houses. There are many phases of the ques tion that could be discussed, but this is the time for quick action. The question first to be decided is who tare the responsible authorities to ...
ADELAIDE STRIKERS. BOTH SIDES ADAMANT. ADELAIDE, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
ADELAIDE STRIKERS. BOTH SIDES ADAMANT. 1 ADELAIDE, Thursday j * The carpenters ancl joiners from the s|.wmills who are on strike, met again at the Trades Hall to-day. After .the meeting it was stated that there wCre no fresh developments. Another meet ing will be held this evening.^ :'>A meeting.of ironworkers on strike was held at the Trades Hall this morn ing-./ Several speeches were made, and the meeting - decided to stand firmly until a general and substantial increase oi' wages was offered by the employers. Peaceful picketing will- be reported to at the metropolitan, Port Adelaide, and Gawler works on Friday morning. .
Industrial Differences TROUBLE AT WHARF. SHIFTING BUNKER COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
Industrial Differences TROUBLE' AT WHARF. HIFTIMG BUNKER COAL. About, twenty men employed shift ing bunker coal in the holds of the steamer Marthara at Queen's wharf, Port Piric, ceased work at 3. o'clock on Wednesday over a difference of opinion as to wages. Theywere en giigert Wednesday morning by the Spen cer Gulf Stevedoring- Company at 14/ a day.. When leaving work at noon they . made a demand for 21/ a day, and told the foreman tiiat they would not resume after lunch unless they were paid at the increased rate. How ever, they resumed work at 1 o'clock, and knocked off two Hours later. " The men justify" their action in striking wif.h Ihft ascorfinn that fVi/> ; coal is "dirfy," and that consequently they are. entitledto the higher rate ! claimed. The coal, it is stated, was taken on; st Durban. It was being ^shifted to find more convenient space jfor the cargo of wheat now being Haken on board. i - Mr Lot J. Q'Malley, secretary of the |\AV.A:, visited the wharf during the A...
STRIKES UNSETTLED. (Reuter's Service) LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
STRIKES UNSETTLED. (Reuters- service V.. •. ;/ Th^e^u0^e.;'or5lhe Mihers'\Fe5e ralion lias >ejec&lt;ted the Government's terms. ; _ The proposed strikers' ballot at Bel fast has been postponed; Gas and the electric tramways are again suspend ed. ^ ' -■ ' ; The conference of the Miners' Fede ration of Great "Britain at Southport decided by a two to one majority to .ex clude the. press from its discussion of the Government terms. A private communique was subse quently issued merely stating that- the federation carried a resolution: "The Government's terms are riot a reply to our demands," and ratified the re jection. ; V" At the conference of the Miner's' Federation at Soutliporl the chairman (Mr Smillie) said tlie committee had unanimously decided against the ac ceptance of the Government's terms, The Miners' Federation Conference subsequently ratified the executive committee's decision\;.to reject the Government's terms, and instructed the executive to submit a proposal r...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
SHIPP5N&lt;3 High weiler: To-day at 7. ii it.iu, and 8.27 p.m. The steamer Chailisler (Capl. Phil lips) reached port at 9,30 yesterday morning antl berthed at the B.H.A.S. wharf. She called at Port Adelaide on the way,—and was boarded by the quarantine officer, who gave pratique. The Chaliister left Cardiff (Eng.}/ Q3 days ago, and came by way of Dur ban. Her owners are Messrs A. H, and E. Gunn, of Cardiff. After latins' j on a .cargo of 2000 tons concentrates at Port Piric she wili leave for Mot= | bourne.
ANSWER TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
ANSWER TO CORRESPONDENTS. C. E. Johnsen.—'^]\e Fedw;i} autho rities, by arrangement, collect 13 per cent, on all Tattersali's prices before the amounts &lt;ire fwwapded from 'fas ,mania. This means that the winner 'of a £5000 prize would be paid £4350. On that amount he would have to pav ■Uie ordinary State income tax when it fell due, D. Templeton.—1. The boats leave 6 a.m. Tuesdays, 8 a.m. Wednesdays I and 6 a.m. Fridays. . | The fare is 4/ each way, but men. i under engagement receive free passes, i > Accommodation and board is pro vided by the company at reasonable rates. It is understood, however, that .bedding- is not provided.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
wasew'ggwMgmMBaagraregH'"gagiWafl'TWWWflfa ~Ll':fJStr X tvn ?4rj!'^C* f &lt; ?V/ IS VERY CONTAGiOUS, 'AND SO IS •WHEN you SEE OUR LIST 01" BARGAINS YOU WILL SPREAD THE GOOD M-Wt AMONGST YOUR FRIENDS . / •'V'niESE. LINES STAND ALONE. THERE IS NOTHING. TO TOUCH TiiEM FOR QUALITY OR PRICE LADIES' READY TO WEAR HATS must be cleared at jfremendous Re ductions .... .. 2/11 each LADIES' and MAIDS' WASHING HATS in good shapes and styles, for only. 2/11 each. LA I) IKS' TRIMMED MILLINERY, in some of the Latest Creations the " Milliner's art can devise, 9/11 each. CHILDREN'S MILLINERY, beautifully /trimmed' and sweetly pretty.' Must go. 2/11 each. A Big Lot of N£W SPRAYS and TRAILS, to beineared regardless -of cost, 8^d. each. ASSORTED PERFUMES m Tiic Pow ders; a very-choice lot. To clear, Hid. (in. I 09, Beautiful CCSTUMF- and ROBES. These were all bought at the lead ing houses, and should claim your : SPECI'AL ATTENTION; as tliey are Extra Nobby;/and- Beautiful Goods, ai" Very" Spec...
Threatened Water Famine BIG MEETING AT AGERY. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 14 February 1919
gjlhreatesei! Water Famine BIG MEETING AT AGERY. ■Since the action of the \\atervvorks Department in curtailing" the supply and increasing" the price of Bundaleer water residents of the Peninsula towns and districts have awakened; to the fact that there is "something. wrong.1' The .'diminished ■■supply: has caused anxiety among" the townspeople and particularly among the farming population. Enquiries have been made bv' the Kadina, Wallaroo and lloonta Corporations, the tenor of the replies being" that miles of steel piping need replacing", and that with the; present state of the steel mains leading" to PaskevUle U is impossible to put on the full pressure. ^ • ;iA his public meeting was. a few flajs a so held at (Agery, the initiative being taken by 'residents ; of Northern Yorke's .Peninsula. The meeting was we-11 attended, there, being present re presentatives .from, Kadina, Moopta, Sunnv "Vale, Kainton. Cunhffe, Arthur tonAgery, Paskeville, Greens' Plains, Melton, Port Pirie and ...