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SCHEME TO HELP FARMERS "Best Yet Devised," Says Wheat Pool Manager great Urgency [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
SCHEME TO HELP FARMERS "Best Yet Devised," Says Wheat Pool Manager great Urgency "The scheme to be put before Parliament by the Government is quite the best that has been de- vised to help necessitous farmers, but time is the essence of the con tract; seeding operations should commence at the end of March, and delay will result in a congestion of the deliveries of superphosphate from a transport and manufac turers' output viewpoint.'' This statement was made yester day by Mr. E. A. Badcock, general man ager of the SA. Farmers' Union and SJL Wheat Pools. He said that to obviate delay it would be advisable for the State Bank Board to anticipate the passing of the neces sary legislation, and invite needy far mers to apply for the commodities they required forthwith. Only about one seventh of the usual orders for super phosphate had already been delivered, showing that resources of manufac turers would be ta::ed to the utmost, and the railways and shipping com panies would have difficul...
GAS CO. CHARGED WITH INEFFICIENCY Housewives Want Price Cut; Mr. Denny Fears Increase ACT REVISED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
GAS CO. CHARGED WITH INEFFICIENCY Housewives Want Price Cut; Mr. Denny Fears Increase ACT REVISED If it were not for the fact that people just now could not afford to instal wood or oil stoves. the House- wives' Association would urge its 20,000 members to step using gas stoves, the president (Mr. A. K. i Goode) told the Attorney-General '.* (Mr. Denny) yesterday, when a de- ? potation asked him to revise tie „'-?&lt; Gas Act, with the object of redac- 4 ing; the price of gas. /* Mrs. Goode explained that the dei- "=5 putation oame to remind him of the /i requests made last July in the hope?!? that legislation to give public bodies-j the power to apply for a reduction, in."" the price of gas would be placed i?-*l fore Parliament next session. r:J ?we stall feel that consumers are/^ not being fairly Heated, and ?fl: vi" not be fairly treated while the Gas "~i Company is allowed to conduct its' s Business in a way which would spell..^ disaster for private enterprise, unpro-'Cf...
REFORM OF THE CALENDAR INTERNATIONAL ACTION IN IMPORTANT QUESTION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
REFORM OF THE CALENDAR INTERNATIONAL ACTION IN IMPORTANT QUESTION For Several years reform of the calendar has occupied world-wide at- tention, and the publication of articles in "The Advertiser" on the proposal of the. International Fixed Calendar League for the division ol the year into 13 months of 28 days each has stisnu- Yesterday, the secretary of the South Australian branch of the Australian League of Nations (Mr. J. Trego-Wil iiams) drew attention to a recent pub lication by the secretariat of the League ?h Pi£ eva- "* wkich it is pointed out that the problem of the calendar has occupied the attention of thinkin?* men for many years. The calendar is not an unalterable institution, for in the m,l^ of S ges tt has undergone numerous changes. The Gregorian calendar which it is proposed to n iorrn^ dates only from 1582. It was adopted by 'Germany and toe Netherlands at the end ol thl r?th century, by Protestant i tz£ rland ta 1701- ?y England in 1752 and by Sweden in 1753. Bulga...
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES NORTHERN ASSOCIATION Redaction in Prize Money Gladstone, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES NORTHERN ASSOCIATION Redaction in Prize Money Gladstone, February 24. The annual meeting of the Northern Agricultural Societies' Association took place at Gladstone on Monday, when Mr. Mark Weston (president) was in the .chair. Those present were:— Messrs. Mark Weston, T. A. Angiey, A. G. Head (North-Western). H. R. Lines, R. J. Rose (Booyoolie), S. H. Robinson, M. Edwards, A. B. Rigg (Burra), J. C. Dux, J. H. Richardson, F. Knappstein (Clare), H_ Masters, D. McArthur (Balaklava). H. W. Eime, A. B. Schulze (Blyth). S. P. Arthur, A. L. Pope CMel rose), G. L. Fergusson, C. Read (Peter borough), and the secretary (Mr. G. W. H. Gale). Agricultural Instructors The annual report disclosed that re cord entries were received for the shows of last year, and that the association trophies had attracted keen competi tion. Mr. H. J. Crouch had won the trophy for sheep exhibits and Mr. E. M. Kitto won the trophy for horses in action with "Silver King." Mr. Crouch had compet...
TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
TO CORRESPONDENTS Answers to genera questions will be [?] in "The Advertiser" dally [?] answers will appear as follow: [?]ing Tuesday; recipes, Tues- ~*Uja aat Wfcnlm; farmer*- tafor , mMm acmes, nondajx; sporting, 1 ?!*!?: ??Him. Saturdays. ..?HBt: CSaofiM West, "&lt;?£*?£" BBV "U," "Patty." "B. W. Mfe,* -Janice Cttcfcetw." -IOAW." TKtaowMaV "Prottanr."—Your questions gteajmeieg ob tbesporttng page of last Header;- Karoond*.—l. In the ?ttaanatancei girnttootn. a licence to tMfcitthanmtar car would be required, j Mo ilflnlla answer can be tf?B tow* a general question. Snc- Maslan Anti* k assessed on a y?"?ir scale, ?uuurtma. to tbe "-?iyt of the Individual MDcasaksa ?"* tbe relationship of the nic ?not. II the £LOOO wmsTeft to thro* ?r Ban children, or to a widow for ltt? ?sal Mo or mat* children In remainder, ?t our would be p-y-^^. H left to a in blood." the maximum amount ?C OntF wooW be payable, viz, £J2S. -tAJf—Apply ??> Secretary, Air Board. Department of Defence, M...
INGUSH WHEAT MARKET DEMAND QUIET: CABGOES EASIER LONDON. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
ENGLISH WHEAT MARKET DEMAND QUIET: CARGOES EASIER LONDON. February 23. The demand for cargoes was quiet to-day and prices were mostly 3d, quarter down owing to easter foreign advices. Part of the cargo of the Bradanger sold at 22/4½ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; quarter. Parcels were in poor request, and were offered at 3d. to 6d, quarter decline owing to the lower Winnipeg opening and easier Argentine exchange. A shipment by the Nardena brought 23/. Futures, London, February and April, 20/4 quarter, Liverpool, March 4/5 cental., May 4/5¾ July 4/7, and October 4/3. CHICAGO WHEAT CHICAGO, February 23. &nbsp; Owming to the holiday there were no mar- gets today.
LIFE HAPPY AND LONG AT ZOO HOW to be Contented In a Cage FULL MEALS THERE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
LIFE HAPPY AND LONG AT ZOO HOW to be Contented In a Cage FULL MEALS THERE Take a trip to the Zoo, watch closely the contentment and the easy living, and then decide whether or not you have found the clue to a happy old age. For there the carefree life has rubbed the brown off the Polar bear's face and has made the elephant, despite the buns &nbsp; and lollies he can- &nbsp; &nbsp; not resist, one of &nbsp; &nbsp; the patriarchs too. &nbsp; The elephant &nbsp; &nbsp; has been there 28 &nbsp; &nbsp; and the Polar &nbsp; bear 23 years and they are very well &nbsp; indeed. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The curator (Mr. &nbsp; &nbsp; Minchin) has just &nbsp; &nbsp; looked up the &nbsp; Zoo's birthday &nbsp; book, and found &nbsp; that the eagles, &nbsp; with 33- years of &nbsp; &nbsp; living in the Z...
LICENCEE'S APPEAL UPHELD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
LICENCEE'S APPEAI, TTPHKt.TI Mr. Justice Richards, in a reserved judgment delivered in the Civil Court yesterday, upheld an appeal, with costs, by Mabel Sylvia Grant, licensee of the Commercial Hotel, Two Wells against a conviction by Mr. W. V.Ray S.M., on a complaint of Mounted Con siaaie w. J. stones, that she had. unlaw fully sold liquor on a public road, at Long Plains, on April 3, contrary to the provisions of the Licensing Acts, 1917 to 1928. The complaint was originally heard at Two Wells before two justices of the peace, who dismissed it. The com plainant thereupon appealed to the Supreme Court, and Mr. Justice Napier, who dealt with the matter, ordered that the complaint should be reheard be fore a special magistrate. Mr. Ray then considered the case and convic ted the defendant, and imposed a fine of £15, with £16 0/6 costs. The appeal, heard by Mr. Justice Richards, was against the conviction. Mr. W. A. Rollison appeared for the aopellant. Mr. K. J. Healy, of the Crown La...
DEFENDANT WINS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
DEFENDANT WINS Judgment for the defendant was given in the Local Court yesterday by Mr. S. D. Ronald, Sit., in the case in which Arthur William Jarrett, retired farmer, of Westbourne Park, and Ross Iyn Arnold Thomas, accountant, of Malvern, claimed £50 11/7 from H. C. Wright, of Grenfell-street, for goods sold and delivered. Mr. M. C. Krie waldt appeared for the plaintiffs and Mr. G. S. Reed for' Wright.
MEN CHARGED WITH THEFT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
MEN CHARGED WITH THEM Robert John Jones and Thomas Gib son were remanded until Friday by Mr. E. M. Sabine, P.M., In the Adelaide Police Court, yesterday on a charge of having stolen a kit bag and goods valued at £8, the property of Smart Set MHLs Proprietary, Ltd. The Police Prosecutor (Mr. R. A. Len ihall) opposed bail. The men, he said, were living on the banks of the Tor rens. Bail was refused.
APPLICATION ADJOURNED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
APPLICATION ADJOURNED An application on behalf of the Pub lic Trustee for the setting aside of a bill of sale of stock mortgage over the bankrupt estate of James Malthouse, was adjourned until March 9 by Judge Paine hi the Insolvency Court yester day, to enable the question to be sub mitted to a meeting of creditors. Mr. K. C. Wilson appeared for ttie Public Trustee, and Dr. T. J. Browne for Bennett & Fisher, the holders of the bill of sale.
BROADCASTING 5CL—409 Metres [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
BROADCASTING 5CL— 409 Metres 7.30 to 8.30— News and musical Items. 11 —Dally service. ? 11.30— Women'* session. 11.45— Music. 12— Commercial: news. 12.30 —Music. 12.50— Weather. 1— Music 1 99 —International cricket scare. 2 — Close down. 3 — Cricket 6cores, race results. 32 — Talk by Mrs. Miller. 3 J5 — Bad!o matinee. 42B— Sportuig. 4J0— Close down. SJO— Sporting. 5.52— Children's session. fi.30 — Music. 7 — Sporting, commercial news. 725 — Bluebird Girls' Club. 7.45 — Boy Scouts' corner. 8 — Dance programme ani Items by Dave Howard, Beryl Counter. Rita HUton, and Gordon Bele. 10.15— News session. 10.30 — Dance music II— Close tiown. . ?
UNSTEADY PRISONER Assisted Into Dock; Refuses to Plead [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
UNSTEADY PRISONER Assisted Into Dock; Refuses to Plead There was a stir in the dignified at mospnere of the Criminal Court yester day when, a man, with, blood on bis head and coat, ana very unsteady in the legs, had to be assisted into the dock to answer a charge of shop breaking. He was Frederick Thomas Sheeny, and he was accused of having stolen £4b worth of goods. Constables had to support him in the dock while the charge was being read. 'What are you doing to me?' he queried in a tremulous voice. When the prisoner's name was calleo, his counsel (Mr. J. F. McCarthy) said he did not think he was in a fit state to appear, let alone plead to the charge. The Chief Justice— You mean he nas made an early start to-day? * Mr. McCarthy— Yes. I think that he will be fit to plead to-morrow morn ing, if kept in custody. His Honor (to Sheeny) — Are you sur rendering now to take your trial for store-breaking and larceny? Sheehy (shaking his head as if con fused) — No. The Chief Justice said he...
5 AD—229 Metres [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
5 AD— 229 Metres 10 — Tune; news; music II— Some unusual recipes by Nanette. 11.8— Recital. 12— Tune; close down. 3 — Tune; weaiher forecast: music 3.15— Radio serial. 235— Player piano request numbers. 4 — Time; afternoon tea muelcale. 4.55 — Resume of evening programme. S — -Time; close down. 6— Time; selections by Uie State Opera House Orchestra. Marlnarella, overture, and Coppella Fantasy; Tristan and Isolde and The Magic Flute: Academic Festival and Semlramide, Wine, Women and Song, and comedy overture. 7 — Bob and Bob, the funinalcers of S AD. 7.35 — John Henry and Blossom. 8 — Time; selections Uy the Maylalr Or chestra. This Year of Grace and Sally, The Showboat. New Moon, and Wake Op and Dream. 8.30 — Musical presentation — A Voyage on the MInnlpa to Port Lincoln. Sound effects and musical programme by Gerald M''« (tenor), Fred Douglas (baritone). Grace Qulne (contralto), choruses, quintet, and orchestra. 'On Board' (quintet), 'Over the Waves' (orchestra), 'Think of Me Think...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
WIDOW PILLION-RIDER WITHOUT FOOTRESTS A charge of pillion-riding without a footrest, against a widow with two children, all hi receipt of rations, was withdrawn in the Traffic Court, before Mr. W. H. Hall. S.M., yesterday. For having permitted pillion-riding on February 2 without Having a foot rest attached to the offside of his mariiine. John George Wilkins, hawker, of 3, East-street, Brompton, was fined £1 5/,
MR. SABINE INVITED TO LOOK THROUGH HOTEL KEYHOLE Invitation Declined, so Prosecutor Takes a Peep [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
MR. SABINE INVITED TO LOOK THROUGH HOTEL KEYHOLE Invitation Declined, so Prosecutor Takes a Peep A suggestion that he should go to the Selbourne Hotel and peep through a keyhole to test the accuracy of a constable's statement, did not appeal to the magistrate (Mr. E. M. Sabine, P.M.), in the Adelaide Police Court yesterday. Somebody else can look through the keyhole and tell me about it,' 'tie said 'Mr. Walsh (Assistant Police Prosecu tor) is capable.' The case was one in which Percy Edward Lloyd Welsh, licensee of the hotel, was charged with having sup plied liquor during prohibited hours on January 20. On behalf of Welsh, Mr. F. C. Hicks pleaded guilty, but challenged the statement of the Assistant Police Pro secutor that Constable Starr had seen through a keyhole two' men standing in the passage outside the bar-room door, which was apparently open. Mr. Hicks maintained that it was impos sible to see the bar door through the keyhole. The case was adjourned to allow of an- inspecti...
The Chief Scoul Talks THANK YOU FOR GREETINGS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
3|?eCkief- Sc-|u|| THANK YOU FOR GREETINGS (By Lt-Gen. LORD BADEN- POWELL OF GILWELL) I want to thank the Scouts, Cubs, Rovers, Guldss, Guiders, and Seouters. who sent me such jollv Christmas and New Year greetings from almost every corner of the world. ' I have tried to thank as many of them as possible, but in some cases there were no addresses given— prob- ably to save me the trouble of answer ing — and bo I hope some ol the senders will catch eifrht of this and realise how very grateful I feel for this kind re membrance of me this Christmas-time. And, while I am on the subiect of ifrianire, i must tell you that I was so pleased the other day when a lady told me that she was wearing her Scouts' Thanks Badge, when a boy spotted it and came up to her and saluted, and asked If there was any thing he could do for her, as he was a Boy Scout, and it was the duty of a Scout to help anyone whom he saw wearing this badge. I have no doubt that many other Scouts have done the same thing, bu...
SHOPLIFTING ALLEGED Married Women Accused [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
SHOPLIFTING ALLEGED Married Women Accused Eileen Ellen May Engel, a married woman, living at Lower North Adelaide, was charged before Mr. E. M. Sabine P.M., in the Adelaide Police Court yes terday on four counts of larceny from Adelaide stores on Monday. She was alleged to have, stolen four pairs of children's socks, valued at 6/, the Dronerty of Edments Cash Stnrp- n. fancy brooch, valued at 12/6, from ihe Myer Emporium, Ltd., one packet of playing cards, valued at 5/11, from John Martin & Co.; and three children's dresses, valued at 11/9, from Cash and Carry, Ltd. Engel was remanded until March 3 She was allowed bail of £25, with one surety of £25. Eileen May Almond, a, married woman, of Camden, was remanded until Friday on a charge of having on Monday stolen goods to the value of £2 3/10 from the Myer Emporium, Ltd. She was allowed bail hi her own re cognisance of £20.
ASSOCIATION NOTES BY "SCOUTER" [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 25 February 1931
ASSOCIATION NOTES BY 'SCOUTER' Wireless Talks. — The Scouts comer at 5CL tins evening, at 7.45, will be occupied ay tne Chief Commissioner (Capt. S. A. White). v,no win speak on 'Scouting and Nature Study.' Visit ot tne World Chief Scout. — Country Scouters are Informed that, owing to several Scouters reDresentine that it Is impossible at present to give the names of Scouts or -Cubs who will come to tne city for the visit of tne world Chief Scout, the date for receiving names and camp less has been extended to Saturday, March 21. Names of the boys must be given. Scouters whose troops are willing to stage displays at toe rally on Saturday, April 25, during the visit are asked to forward to head quarters not later than March 20 particu lars of tbe displays, giving a description and the length of time which will be occu pied. The Chief Commissioner (Capt. S. A. White) will then select those considered the most suitable. Bcoutcralt Show. — Those In charge of troops, packs, and crews are...