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HIGH-CLASS SWINE Mr. R. T. Melrose Buys Melbourne Winners [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
HIGH-CLASS SWINE Mr. R. T. Melrose Buys Melbourne Winners High-class prize winning swine, pur- &lt;*> chased at the Melbourne Royal Show by Mr. R. T. Melrose of Rosebank, Mount Pleasant, will be a valuable addition to his Wangara Stud. The champion Berkshire sow, Cle thorpe's Nell, in pig to the Tasmanian Berkshire boar, Taroona Marquis, Is a magnificent specimen of the true type of Berkshire, and has won three cham pionships. She belongs to a very pro lific family—is one of a litter of 13. and has herself had two litters of 12 each. Mr. Melrose also bought a very highly commended young Berkshire boar, Yarra Mark, by Wilmot Mack. Other purchases for Mr. Melrose were the second prize Tamworth. boar, Vera dale Bar None, by an English imported boar, Batclifte John, bred by Mr. W. L. Everard overseas, and a Large White sow Vancluse Venus 31st, by Walton Jay 23rd (imported), bred by Lord Daresbnry. Tills sow is a fine speci men of the breed. She is in pig to the well-known pri...
Severe Earthquake Recorded Melbourne, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Severe Earthquake Recorded Melbourne, October 5. An earthquake of exceptional inten- &lt;*> sity was-recorded on the Melbourne Observatory seismograph yesterday morning. The first disturbance was recorded at 520. but owing to the vio lence of tfie oscillation and the over lapping of different parts of the record it is not possible at present to identify the different phases from which an estimate of tbe distance of tbe earth quake centre is determined. The seis mograph cofcttnued in active vibration for Eerer& bbius.''
PUBLIC HEALTH WORK Doctor Addresses Councillors [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
PUBLIC HEALTH WORK Doctor Addresses Councillors Addressing members of the Adelaide City Council yesterday. Dr. A. R. Southwood, acting chairman of the Central Board of Health, who is at- tempting to stimulate . interest in health matters by visiting boards of Twalth. said public health work was a branch of Tnpdirdne which was rapidly extending its scope. The medical pro fession, in addition to its duty to the side individual, had a duty to the healthy community—that was to keep it welL ait rfKpasp he F'*'* was of public interest, and the State acknowledged it by spending so much on Govern ment nTlfl CTjK'gMi'c^ri hospitals. In jgngjati^ the large Government hospi tals had been placed under the con trol of the various twiir^ipipntiHpg and local governing bodies, and the old boards of guardians under the Poor Law bad been dissolved. The ten dency .was to make the local bodies re sponsible far the deiail work, and the central- authority for the supervision and co-ordination of the work...
HALF CLARE'S VINE CROP RUINED Disastrous Frost LOSS £30,000 TO £50,000 As the result of severe frosts during the week-end, 50 to 60 per cent, of the vine and fruit crops in the Clare district has been destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
HALF CLARE'S VINE CROP RUINED Disastrous Frost LOSS £30,000 TO £50,000 As the result of severe frosts during the week-end, 50 to 60 per cent, of the vine and fruit crops in the Clare district has been de stroyed. The damage extended through the whole valley, from Clare as far as Auburn. The vineyards suffered the heaviest damage, the shoots on the vines being short and tender. Unless fresh shoots appear the crop is almost totally ruined. Vegetable gardens and orchards were also frostbitten, early vegetables being killed. The frost was most severe in the valley. Vineyards and orchards on the hillsides reported com paratively slight damage. A similar frost occurred last year, but the vine shoots were then farther advanced. Although it is impos sible to gauge accurately the extent of the damage at this stage, the re cent cold weather is considered to have resulted in a loss to the 200 growers in the district of between £30.000 and £50.000. The area under grapes alone in the Clare distr...
ROUGH HANDLING OF EXPORT FRUIT "S.A. Not Guilty," Mr. Quinn Says ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
ROUGH HANDLING OF EXPORT FRUIT "S.A. Not Guilty," Mr. Quinn Says ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT "There is still room for improve-&lt;*> ment in the supervision of fruit shipments, by the appointment of more special officers to carry out this work, but the strictures do not apply to South Australia to the extent alieged." So said the Chief Horticultural Instructor &lt;Mr. George Quinn) yesierday, replying to criticism by Mr William Came (a scientific re search officer), who said at Perth that, in Australia it was nobody's business to supervise the handling of fruit on the train or wharf, or to stipulate the stowage conditions or specify the re frigerating conditions in the hold. I "tJnder the Fruit and Vegetables (Prevention of Injury) Act, passed in this State in 1527," Mr. Quinn added, "we have full authority over the hand ling and stowage of fruit. This Act makes it an offence for anyone cither to handle or stack fruit in a way that is obviously an injury. For the past tw...
TRAM AND LORRY COLLIDE Smash At Wayville Crossing [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
TRAM AND LORRY COLLIDE Smash At Wayville Crossing When a motor lorry, driven by Mr. F. I. Streicher, of Anzac Highway Plympton, was crossing the tramway at the intersection of Park-terrace and King William-road, WayviUc, about 830 ajn. yesterday, it came into collision with a double tramcar going to Glenelg. The lorry travelled east along Park i terrace before reaching the crossing, and it is believed that Mr. Stretcher's view of the approaching tram was ob structed by a large advertising hoard ing. The front off side wheel of the lorry was knocked off, and the front of the vehicle was smashed. The tram was slightly damaged, and the service was held up for about 30 minutes. No one was injured. It was reported at a meeting of the Adelaide City Council yesterday that the Works and Highways Committee had recommended that the Tramways Trust be asked to make the north and south sides of the crossing compulsory stopping places. Councillor Myers said there had been several accidents at the...
Rates Unpaid: Prosecutions Follow [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Rates Unpaid: Prosecutions Follow Replying to Councillor J. R. Dring at last night's meeting of the Mitcham District Council, Councillor W. A. Norman (chairman of the finance corn-&lt;*> mittee) stated that the committee had launched prosecutions for the recovery of rates. Judgment had been given in every instance. In some cases im prisonment orders were made, but he was pleased to say that not a single person had gone to gaoL The council was averse to taking proceedings, but he was afraid that It would be neces sary to do so again this year. The collector of rates reported to the finance committee of the Unley City Council last night that 1,492 final notices had been issued for rates.
ADELAIDE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
ADELAIDE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Eighty selected musicians, comprising the new Adelaide Philharmonic Or-&lt;*> chestra, will give their first perform-&lt;*> ance at the Exhibition Hall on Satur ] dav evening. The Governor and Ladv Hore-RuMiven. the Lord Mayor and LadvMavoress (Mr. and Mrs. Glover), the Premier (Mr. Hill), and Mrs. Hill, the leader of the Onoosition CMr. ■But ler) and Mrs. Butler, and the Vice- Ohanceilor of the University (Sir Wil liam Mitrhe!D will be present. Mr. H. Heinicfcn (honorary conductor) said vesterdav that the programme had been arranged with a very definite eye to Dooular taste, and included such ♦■'vorite-; as tii? li't'n? "O-rjcv Air" 'Sa^^atei. Rvbirste:n's "Toreador et *nd?>louse." and eems from Sul livan1'; oneras. Box-plans and tickets at Allan's.
Six O'Clock Closing of Bars [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Six O'Clock Closing of Bars The following resolution was unani-&lt;*> mously adopted by the council of the Prohibition League at its monthly meeting:—This council, in view of re-&lt;*> cent public utterances, declares its determined opposition to any attempt to tamper with 6 o'clock closing of liquor bars. South Australia led the way in this reform and has been fol lowed by New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania, and in each of these States it has proved to be of great national benefit and is today supported, anart from vested interests, by practic ally all classes of the community. Moreover, the hour of 6 o'clock was determined by a direct vote of the people, and any further Interference with. that hour of closing, without a further referendum, must be recorded as a distinct breach of faith with the electors. The council realises that any financial gain to publicans by an ex tension of the evenfauj hours of sule can only be realised at the expense of welfare ...
STATES TO DISCUSS WHEAT BOUNTY Conference Next Week [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
STATES TO DISCUSS WHEAT BOUNTY Conference Next Week The conference of Ministers of Agri-&lt;*> culture of the wheatgrowing States to discuss the method of paying the wheat bounty will be held in Melbourne on. tnaay week, October 16. The recent Premiers' Conference agreed to an export bounty of 6d. a bushel, but suggestions have been made since to distribute the money on a pro duction basis. South Australia is op posed to this policy, and the Premier Mr. mil) last week sent a long state ment to the Prune Minister (Mr ScuUin) setting out the case for an export bounty, chiefly on the ground that it would give the most assistance to the necessitous States. The Federal Minister for Markets (Mr. Moloney) told the Premier yes terday that the wheatgrowing States would be represented st the conference. Mr. Hill and the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Whitford) wS attend from South Australia.
PLEURO IN CATTLE Nothing Unusual In Restrictions [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
PLEURO IN CATTLE Nothing Unusual In Restrictions There was nothing unusual in the fact that a number of the cattle sold at the Abattoirs sales yesterday were subject to slaughter at the Abattoirs." said Mr. C. A. liozton, Chief Veterinary Officer. "For months we have adopted this precautionary measure in regard to all cattle coming from the other States, or even the far north of this State, if pleuro-pneumonia is suspected, and the action is taken as a protec tion to the consumers of beef and to prevent the disease in South Australia." "There is absolutely no reason for any scare," concluded Mr. Loxton, "and the public can be assured that no beef is allowed to leave the Abattoirs that is not perfectly sound,"
Lindrum-Newman Match In Sydney Sydney, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Lindrum-Newman Match In Sydney Sydney, October 5. In the second match for the South-&lt;*> ern Cross billiards cup. between Walter Lindrum and Tom Newman, Newman, at the close of the afternoon session I today, had an unfinished break of 617, the scores being:—Newman (rec. 3500), I 4-243; Lindrum. 673. At the end of the day the scores were:—Ncwinan. 4.803: Lindrum, 1.754. Lindrum's highest break was 779, and Newman's 693.
Society to Reform Young Indian Anarchists CALCUTTA, October 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Society to Reform Young Indian Anarchists CALCUTTA, October 3. A conference is to be held at Simla on Monday to discuss the establish- &lt;*> ment of an India-wide society for the "rescue, reformation, and protection of young TnrHans Witll a-TH?m?lilrail ten- I denotes." Branches are being established at Lahore, Amritsar, Meerut, Calcutta,! Dacca, Chlttagong, and Midnapore, which are notorious for their anarchist activities. The Viceroy is to be asked to become patron of the society. The organisers include prominent Hindus and Moslems.
Phar Lap's Programme Sydney, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 6 October 1931
Phar Lap's Programme Sydney, October 5. There was a rumor today that Phar Lap would forgo the Randwick Plate on the fourth day of the A.J.C. spring meeting, and would be taken, with Rondalina, to Melbourne after the races on Wednesday. Mr. D. J. Davis, part owner of the horse, had no in formation. A strong inference that the Caulfield Cup may be included in Phar Lap's programme is to be drawn. There were significant overtures toward the end of last week to support the cham pion for the race, but the subject was dropped when it became known that bookmakers were not prepared to ac cept business.