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REDUCTION IN WAGES NOT SUFFICIENT EMPLOYERS SUGGEST OTHER CUTS Melbourne, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
REDUCTION IN WAGES NOT SUFFICIENT EMPLOYERS SUGGEST OTHER CUTS Melbourne, February 25. The president of the Victorian Em- ployers' Federation (Mr. T.R. Ash- worth) emphasised to-day that to re- duce wages only was not sufficient to duce wages only was not sufficient to bring the cost of production down to* a figure which would enable Australia to export her primary products at world prices. Moreover, he added, to reduce wages only would be unfair. He sug gested a policy somewhat on the fol lowing lines:— I.—A reduction of at least 22 per cent, in the nominal salaries of the lower paid public servants and of 33 per cent, in the higher salaries. 2—A reduction of at least 22 per cent, in all pensions. 3.—A corresponding reduction in ex penditure on social services and in all bonuses, bounties and special grants. 4.—The substitution of a reasonable duty for the sugar embargo. s.—The removal of tariff prohibition and special increases made since the Scullin Ministry took office. 6.—A red...
N.S.W. WANTS MORE MONEY LOAN COUNCIL WILL "DEAL" WITH MR. LANG Melbourne, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
N.S.W. WANTS MORE MONEY LOAN COUNCIL WILL "DEAL" WITH MR. LANG Melbourne, February 25. A surprise development to-day was a meeting of the Federal Loan Coun- cil to consider a communication from the New South Wales "Treasury, seek- ing additional accommodation for that State to the extent of about £800,000 It was noticeable that there was no mention of Mr. Lang, the communica tion bearing the signature of the Under Treasurer. Mr. Lang's general attitude to the Loan Council will be discussed at a special meeting to-morrow. The opinion is held among the Premiers, generally, that the council will be compelled to take action for the isolation of Mr. Lang, on account of his cavalier treat ment of the council.
PRIEST TO PAY £100 DAMAGES Sydney, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
PRIEST TO PAY £100 DAMAGES Sydney, February 25. The hearing was concluded to-day by Mr. Justice Davidson and a jury of four of the action brought by Her- ward Leighton Kesteven, Bulladelah, against John Patrick Kelly, priest of the Roman Catholic Church, to recover £2.000 as damages for libel and slan der. The jury returned a verdict for the defendant on ths counts alleging libel in the letters written by the priest to a parishioner and to the plaintiff's solicitors On tine count alleging slander in a statement from the altar, the jury awarded1 the plaintiff £100 damages.
Last of Great Coloratura Sopranos Sir Landon Ronald's Touching Eulogy LONDON, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
Last of Great Coloratura Sopranos Sir Landon Ronald's Touching Eulogy LONDON, February 24. In a charming eulogy of Dame Nellie Melba, broadcast throughout Great Britain to-night. Sir Landon Ronald, a life-long friend of Melba, said:—"With the death of Nellie Melba the day of the great coloratura soprano has gone, not thai there are not many great singers at Covent Garden nowadays, but there is not another Melba, Hers was the most glorious voice God ever Dut into the throat of a woman. It was not its size, for it was not really a b:g voice, but its amazing purity and golden liquidity." He paid a touching tribute to what his "dear chum Melba" was to him— "so full of fun. so Bohemian, and such a whimsical mimic." Sir Landon Ronald closed by repro ducing Melba's last gramophone record, "Addio" from "La Boheme," at Covent Garden, when she was 64. The British Broadcasting Company will give a 15 minutes broadcast of Melba records to-morrow. The Australian High Commissioner (Sir Granville R...
MELBA HONORED BY COUNTRYSIDE REMARKABLE WREATHS AT SCOTS CHURCH BURIAL TO-DAY Melbourne, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
MELBA HONORED BY COUNTRYSIDE REMARKABLE WREATHS AT SCOTS CHURCH BURIAL TO-DAY Melbourne, February 25. The shipowners' condemnation of the system of preference for members of the Waterside Workers' Federatio along the weterfront by flowers, it lies in Scots' Church, where a memorial service will be j held to-morrow afternoon. Late to-morrow the burial will take place at Lilydaie. The passing of the special train I through countryside today, was marked by many touching incidents, and in the city a huge crowd gathered to pay its tribute to the great singer. When the Sydney express arrived at Alaury this morning. 300 people were present. A wreath was placed on the coffin, which eight members of the Al bury Battery carried to the special tram provided by the Victorian Gov ernment. As the train drew out of the station the town band played, "Nearer My God to Thee." and people stood bareheaded. At all principal stations on the route the train stopped to enable the country side to pay its la...
TOtTUST BUREAU ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
TOtTUST BUREAU ACTIVITIES The Government has decided that the Tou[?] Bureau shall act as a cen- [?] booking office for licensed passen- [?] service to various country districts Zc =iifcnc Tills announcement yester &lt;Uy. the Minister controlling the; 3=tts-= -Sir. Jeiltj j said the ac:ion was , -sSr?ts with -be view of enlarging the j T^-r-*sess of the bureau, and of cater :=? naone effectively for tourist traffic.! T; xrosld be enabled to extend its sys ??r of tosrs to many attractive parts! &lt;*T tic Stare not served by railways, sac also facilitate lours by rail and 3so:or. Ticter-s anrf information about taat-taoks. roates and fares would be oJA&insbl? si tiie bureau. Mr. Jelley Stic hr- teiicved service car proprietors rrarraliv favored the proposal. No *tsw was compelled to book with the issrris. uor need existing arrangements x-th ohsr agencies be cancelled.
MR. GEORGE GOLLIN AS A DOG LOVER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
MR. GEORGE GOLLIN AS A DOG LOVER Mr. P.A. Ro[?] of Part Elliot who is very much interested in the Dogs Home at M[?] founded by Miss [?] has received a letter from Mr. Georxe GoUin. of London. He, I iir Mr. Roberts, is a lover of dogs. Mr. OoOUa on bis 70Ui birthday paid the recistrsaon fees for seventy poor Hi?-3eaj. of dogs in London. Mr. Gol an, in fcis letter says:—"l visited the Docs' Home at Baitersea on my birth ?cjt. tlie 4th January, and the secre tary add me that he had still some :988 tc band as a resnlt of my letter s? tJae "Daily Mail" last year, alter pay sef aH licences for poor owners of dogs Applied for curicc 1930. This year I ?&lt;eceivcc ? number of letters from dog Jorcrs. conveying their congratulations wad best wishes on my birthday."* It will be naneaab&ieii tbat Mr. Gollin is end&lt;*?ine the chair of economics at Jae tnoirasity.
[?] MAN ON AIR MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
[?] MAN ON AIR MAIL After weeks in hospital at Kyan- [?] with a serious injury to a leg Mr. Archie Shepherd (42) of [?] on the West Coast was brao?ht to the Adelaide Hospital by air test nil*;. When the East-West azr man arrived a: Ceduna yesterday Mw pilo. was asked to call at Kyan cs^a^ About 1230 pjn. it arrived and Mr. Sbeplierd was made comfortable is two vacant seats. In less than two basis be -was at Parafield. There he was met by Mr. Ritchie. ML.C, and sxKored t? hospital. The injury was csssed a; Wudinna. when a team of horses, drawirj: a shipper, bolted, and Jlr. Sianphend jumped off.
THE CHRONICLE"' [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
THE CHRONICLE"' To-day's edition of "The Chronicle is the first issued since. "The Observer" was absorbed. The combined features of these two poplar weeklies has re- jaCsed in a production in which will tie fdand a wide range of interesting &evs matter, as wen as informative xrSctes cd subjects of particular in aerest to the country population. The ?SaStes of every section of the oom ammity nave been considered, and it is coaSdeutiy anticipated that in its ySgiiay aitered form ~Tlie CAronicle" | ~*Zk not ocir retain the favor of old ' readers, but will win many new friends sad sapporters. In the illustrated sappleasent of this week's issue will be fosad F*£=ndidly reproduced pictures of Uie Craidla Show, the junior cham p*anstiip rowing event at Port Ade laide, the pulf country in Northern Jkns~.?&3i&. lazidmarks of the Par North construction of a big dam by the Rus- Government, West Coast wheat iands. pasture land improvements isstr-Sate cricket in Adelaide,...
RETUEN OF ARCHBISHOP [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
RETUEN OF ARCHBISHOP The president of the Catholic Federa- tion (Mr. John Moroney) presided over a representative gathering of the Catholic laity in St. Francis Xavier's Hall, Wakefield-streei, on Tuesday evening. The object of the meeting was to arrange for a suitable welcome by the laity to ArcnMsnop Speace on his return to Adelaide from his ex tended visit overseas After a general discussion, it was de cided, *-That the laity be invited to proceed to the Outer Harbour on Satur day morning, March 7, to meet His Grace, and subsequently to be present at the Cathedral at 1030 ajn. at the Te Deuni in his honor, and that Dr. J. B. Gunson and Mr. Moroney be deputed, on behalf of the laity, to con vey to His Grace an expression of wel come, on tbe occasion of the St. Pat rick's Night concert to be held in the Exhibition Building on Tuesday lM?vrr.ti 17."
"COMMUNISM AN IDEAL" HOW METHODIST MINISTER VIEWS IT Rev. J. H. Alien on Present Crisis [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
"COMMUNISM AN IDEAL" HOW METHODIST MINISTER VIEWS IT Rev. J. H. Alien on Present Crisis "Let us uphold the hands of every man who stands for the truth in public and private life, and thank God for men like Messrs, Gabb, Fenton, and Lyons, who put honor and righteousness before preferment!" declared the Rev. J. H. Allen in his address to the Metho dist Conference last night as retiring; president. "Thank God for a press that upholds ! such action," he proceeded. "I have been proud that the South Australian press, led conspicuously by 'The Advar- i User,' has stood throughout so consis tently for high moral action and for Christian principles," he added. Communism and Capitalism Critically considering the present dis conient, Mr. Allen said that he would! not object to Communism in itself. Granted a Christian world, with every man living 10 work, using his utmost powers in the service of his fellows. Communism vas a wonderful ideal. The pity of i: was that Communism now stood for equa...
STUDENT ORCHESTRA [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
STUDENT ORCHESTRA The first rehearsal of the student orchestra will be held at the Conser- vatorium to-morrow evening. Mr. W H. Foote. A.R.C.M., has for many years H. Foote. A.R.CJM., has for many years been in charge of tiiis branch of Con- servatorium work. The orchestra net only sives the fullest opportunity for a thorough study of the various branches of orchestral playing, but it is open to ail students, even if they are not undertaking individual lessons at the Conservatorium. Enrolments may be made at the office of the Conser vatorium. where all particulars may be obtained.
FOOTBALL GLENELG CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
FOOTBALL GLENELG CLUB The annual meeting of the Glenelg Foot- ball Club was held in the Glenelg Ban- queting hall last night. Mr. Anthoney. M.P., occupied the chair. Mr. C.G. Colley moved ihe adoption of the report and bal ance sheet. Officers elected: —Patron, Aid. H. S. Bugles?: Vice-Patron, Mr. D. Gilinore; President. Mr. Antnoney. JIP.; Tlce- Presidents. Messrs. H. D. Smith. F. Smith, W. J. Macintosh. H. Eeid. and R. Rogers; committee, Messrs. c. iL Faulkner, G. !?? Fldock, C. G. Colley. E. F. Wiini.-^iyTn ac d F. W. Brookes; secretary, Mr. E. A. Bug less; treasurer, Mr. c. M. Faulkner.
TROTTING HANDICAPS Thebarton Oval Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
TROTTING HANDICAPS Thebarton Oval Meeting Handicap issued by Mr. H.G. O'Brien far the trotting meeting at the Thebarton Oval on Saturday night are:— Henley Handicap, one and a quarter miles. First Division—Goodwill. Sweet Jon, Bobble Brooi, Parchcap, Lady Jean, Listoa Bellfi. Sorthwoad Laddie. scraw;h; Wee Be:is. 10 yards tthjid; Simla Derby. 35; ana Waie lield Direst, 55. Second Division—Selata. Maul. Chelarca ArgoL Eiibons. Nedulloc, Winson's Gift. Bankstown Lad. scratch: Nellie Lulu, IS' Huon Pride. 45; and Idol Duchess, 60. Councillors' Handicap, one and a hatf miles—Cream Cull. Miss Coon. Karrr Huon, JacK Alto, Young Laddie, scratch; Wel come Home. 10. Wish Wynne. IS; Primwaod. 25: Mavia Borneo, 30; Monulator, 35; and Greec Patch, 45. Torrens Handicap, one and a quarter miles —Lsd; Arden. AU Happy, Nellie, Lu!u. King Tromp. Goodwill, Lad 7 Jean, scratch, JJight wiidi, 10; Miss Gospel, 15; Sailing Home. I 20: Kuon Wood, 30; Black Abbcv, 35; and Nstivj Magic, 50. ' ; Flying Mile—...
ROB AND BOB Popular 5 AD Comedians [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
ROB AND BOB Popular 5 AD Comedians Many humorous and appreciative let- ters have been received by Rob and Bob, the funmakers of station 5 AD. An extract from one which came to hand yesterday, is decidedly refreshing. "I listen, together with my wife and daughter, with much pleasure to your breezy conversations, rour little quips and funny stories. During: the very hot weather your reference to tha luscious qualities of certain refreshments sounds natural and realistic and very nic? but the sound of the Rurglina fall of" the liquid into the glasses, which yru s?em to enjoy so much, is a very selfish "ex position of the charms of a cool drink that to us is so near and ret sa far* o!T Often I have had to rush out to the nearest cool drink shop so that we may be able to have one with you in spirit if not in the aesh so to speak." To-night's programme details appear on page 14.
CANADIAN GRAPEGROWERS FEAR TREATY Want Higher Duties on Australian Wine and Grapes TORONTO, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
CANADIAN GRAPEGROWERS FEAR TREATY Want Higher Duties on Australian Wine and Grapes TORONTO, February 24. Protests against the present system of selling native wine on liquor permits and fears about competition by Aus- tralian wine and grape juice were voiced before the Agricultural Committee of the Ontario Legislature on Tuesday, by Ontario grapegrowers. A reduction of the duty, under the terms of the new Australian treaty, on Australian wine, and the elimination of the duty on Australian wine would work to the disadvantage of grape growers, the delegation declared. The removal of the restriction to use fruit extracts in the manufacture of Ontario wine was advocated, it being stated thai Australian wine was made with fruit extracts, and had a high alcoholic content. Ontario producers had to import large quantities of sugar, and the extensive importation of grapes from Australia would be absolutely dis astrous to the Niagara peninsula. Growers it was stated, advocated tvra courses—th...
TIMBER WORKERS AND THE WAGE CUT Is it a New Dispute? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
TIMBER WORKERS AND THE WAGE CUT Is it a New Dispute? Referring yesterday to the position of the Timber Workers' Union in con- nection with the applications being considered by the Full Arbitration Court for a general all-round reduction of 10 per cent., the secretary of the South Australian branch of the union CMr. C. J.'Burge), who is also a vice president of the Federal body, said he had not been informed that Mr. C. Crofts had been authorised to state that the union would not be repre sented in th? court when the em ployers' application was considered. Mr. Burge said that, according to a ruling of the High Court in the gas workers' case, the alteration could not be legally made in the timber workers' award. In their case they were before the court by the claim of the em ployers, and the counterclaim made afterwards by the union. The em- } ployers' claim was that the base rate should be fixed on the Harvester equi valent, and, in his opinion, according to the High Court decision, ...