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NORTH ADELAIDE ELECTORATE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
NORTH ADELAIDE ELECTORATE COMMITTEE The Commisioner of Crown Lands (Mr. Richards) will address the mem- bers of the North Adelaide electorate comittee of the Labor Party this ? evening at the hall in Tynte-street. The secretary (Mr. O. H. Rosser) has be transferred to the countiy, and "a successor will be appointed to-night. A delegate will also be chosen to re present the committee on the special conference of the party. AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS UNION The State secretary of the Railways Union (Mr. A. A. Drummond) re turned to Adelaide yesterday after hav ing represented his organisation at the trade union congress in Sydney. Mr. Drummond will report to the next meeting of the council of his union. UNEMPLOYED AND THE TRADES HAIX A section of the unemployed is still dissatisfied with the decision of the management committee of the Trades Hall ia refusing to permit the use of i one of the halls for a weekly meeting of the unemployed, and the matter will be discussed again at the ne>>...
SETTLERS DESIRE RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
SETTLERS DESIRE RELIEF A deputation representing settlers on the Booborowie and Bundaleer settle- ment areas interviewed the Commis- sioner of Crown Lands (Mr. R. S. ment areas interviewed the Commis sioner of Crown Lands (Mr. R. S. Richards) yesterday, and requested that repayments on the land should be sus pended for three years, the amount to be capitalised and extended over the remaining 44 years in the agreement. The deputation consisted of the mem bers of Parliament for the district of Burra Burra (Messrs. E. E. George, S. McHugb, and J. O. Critchley), Messrs. J. Thomas and N. Jamieson, represent ing the Booborowie eettlers, and Messrs. P. Smart and M. Cronin, representing Bundaieer settlers. It was stated that the settlers had no desire to repudiate then- liabilities. They asked no concession, except accommo dation to meet the present crisis. The years suggested for suspension of repay-' ment were 1930, 1931, and 1932. The Minister said the matter would be taken to Cabinet fo...
BOOTMAKERS'WAGES REDUCED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
BOOTMAKERS'WAGES REDUCED The wages board covering the boot- making industry completed its deter- mination last night. It will come into operation on March 15. and will remain for sis months. A reduction of 5i per cent, was made, which will bring the adult male rate from £4 18/6 per week to £4 13/, and that for adult females from £2 10/3 to £2 116. A similar reduction wO take place in the wages of appren tices and improvers.
GRANT TO BOY SCOUTS REQOCEO GOVERNMENT'S £300 CUT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
GRANT TO BOY SCOUTS REQOCEO GOVERNMENT'S £300 CUT Government has been forced to reduce the annual giant to the Boy Scouts' Association from £400 to £100. This announcement was made at the quarterly meeting of the Slate council of the association held at Government House yesterday afternoon. His Excel lency the Governor (Sir Alexander Hore-Buthven) presided. The finance committee reported that in view of the reduction, special efforts would have to be made to raise money, and savings would have to be eHectcd. It recom msnded a 10 per cent, cut in the salaries of the office staff to operate from March I. This was adopted by the council. Arrangements :"or the visit to South Australia of the World Chief Scout 'Lord Baden Powell) were discussed at length. The council recorded its ap preciation of the action of the Director of Education fMr. W. J. Adey) hi allow ing all Eoy Scouts and Girl Guides time off from school to attend rehears2ls and meetings in connection with the com bined rally...
AGGREGATE MEETINGS Effect of the A.C.T.U. Congress [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
AGGREGATE MEETINGS Effect of the A.C.T.U. Congress Following the recent industrial con- gress in Sydney, the Trades and Labor Councils in each State have been asked to convene aggregate meetings, on an industrial basis, of all unions, with a view to considering the wage reductions ; and unemployment from an industrial 1 organisation ]>oint of view, rather than purely on trade union lines. In come instances, it was stated yesterday, as in the case of the seamen and the coal , miners, the questions could be discussed ? at the "stop work" meetings which axe granted under the awards. Re ports from the meetings in each State will be submitted to the executive of the A.C.TXT-, and from this informa tion a policy will be formulated for the guidance of the unions generally.
LABOR NEWS SPECIAL CONFERENCE TO OPEN IN SYDNEY ON MARCH 27 All States to be Represented [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
LABOR NEWS SPECIAL CONFERENCE TO OPEN IN SYDNEY ON MARCH 27 All States to be Represented By deciding to hold a special inter-State conference in Sydney on March 27, the Federal executive of the Labor Party is carrying the internecine war into the camp of ! the "Lanyites." I The South Australian branch of the I party was officially notified yesterday ihat in consequent* of the stiiiude of the New Souia Wales branch in dc-fying J the instructions of the Federal execu ! tlve, a special conference will be ? opened on F.iday. March 27, and will !be continued on the following days. I The conference will consist of sis ? delegates from each State, and it is ! expected the South Australian dele ; gates will be chosen at the special State [conference, which is to take place in i Adelaide on March 16. i Question cf Authority The supporters of Mr. Lang, who comprise the State executive of the party in Sydney, have denied the right \of the Federal conference or executive j to dictate to them re...
NARRACOORTE GUN CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
NARRACOORTE GUN CLUB At tbe annual meetln? of the Narra- coorte Gua Club, hold on February 21, presided over by thr- president (Mr. John Paiterson) the balance-sheet. which was Patterson), the balance-sheet, which \7as adonted. shovred a los^ on the year's trans actions or £4 17, The following offi cers were elerwdt—Patr-ra. Mr A B Law son: president. Mr. John Patterson; vice presidents. MfsErs. E. Kirby A. K. Law son VJ. S. Foster, sr.d D A. Marcus; hon. secretary. Mr. L. E. Herolii; committee, Mc.&lt;-=r=. E. Klrbv. A. T. B'.cjckwcU, A. R. Attlwill. A. K. Lawsan. D. A. Marcus with the nrei-ident and secretar-.'. Several tro phies were donated £or competition dur ins the season. It was resolved that a rhoot for the benefit of iss hospital be held early in the season It was de cided u> hold the ancual pigeon and star lins shoot on the morrina of the second dsv of the races. Messrs. L. E. Herold and D. A. Marcos were appointed delegates Ito the a£=ocl2tion.
KYNETON TO-MORROW [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
KYNETON TO-MORROW L3O (Adelaide time)—HURDLE RACE Two miles St. lb. St. lb. 10 Sj Gleam 11 7 4 Nar Bon 9 9 8 Gunfire . 11 2 6 Liberty Bell 9 6 2 Tru;lcck . 10 6 9 Boocathan . 9 6 3 Impartial . .it 12 5 Solo Flight 9 0 7 Cav.'amba . . 9 12 1 Voco . 3 0 2.S—MAIDEN PLATE Five furlongs 5 Rizona . . 9 a 7 Atta Lad . 8 5 1 Partssi ... 8 f 6 Solo Bang . 8 2 3 Fairy Court S 7 2 Reserve 4 Debenture . 8 c Fund ... 8 2 2.3S—HOSPITAL HANDICAP Nine furlongs 3 Footeac . .872 Saluki ... 7 2 1 Haselwood .354 Eoolpsroo . 7 0 8 Donalbain . 8 0 C Messnder . . 6 10 7 Seventh 9 Waybacfc . . 6 £ Heaven . 1 10 5 Eiesha ... 6 7 10 Wee Jean . 7 5 3.IO.— TRIAL HANDICAP Sis furlongs 5 Extensive . . 8 10 4 Baanya ... 7 8 1 Spearearl ..867 Aratunga ..76 2 Anipedo ..348 Farouche ..70 3 Humning . P ! 6 One Mark .67 3.4O.—KYNETON PLATE Six furlongs 9 Credence . . So 8 Eoyal Raven 7 6 4 Crowdel . 811 7 Spsar Lily . 7 S 2 Duple . . S 4 3 Amor ... 7 3 10 Sweet Corn 7 :. 6 Invictus ..73 5 Shady Nook 7 8 1 Kadioscope 6...
CRICKET PORT PIRIE ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
CRICKET PORT PIRIE ASSOCIATION Smelters, for nine wickets, 171 (F. Green 47, H. L Campbell 31 not out; Leahy two for 21) v Railways—to bat. Solomoniown, 160 (S Veitch 35: La-wry two for 9) v Port Pirie, for no wickets. 58 (W. Scott 40 not out). PSrie Centra: Association.—Ellendale. first Innings, previously, 137; second Innings, 71 (C. Mum five for 31} v Recorder, first innings previously 68j second jptijtie^ 153 (N. Meliett 46, C. Mum 36; Broadstock one for 3). Young Men's Guild, 108 (L. CLoughlln 36; Scon six for 29) v Baptists, previously made, 105. Pirie Shiftworkers' Association.—War riors. 181 (Hartley 45; Reed five Tor 63) v Rovers, 90 (CabUl 35; Sayner four for 11). Pirie Women's Association.—Golds. 142 (G. Taylor 43, J. Fiddaman 42; E. Afford three for 33) v Blues, first Innings. 35 &lt;J. Fiddaman six for 18); second Innings, 13 (J. Fiddaman six lor 0). Pirie District.—Post Office. 253 (G. Brown 102. E. Scott 70; E. A. Moyie two for 47? v Barrier, for seven wickets...
TRURO PICNIC RACES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
TRURO PICNIC RACES MaMrn Race.—Mr. J. J. Hoad's fc-'i'Ht.1!. 1; ME. K. S. Buckley's Dainty Chick. 2: Mr. J. Moore's Vexa. 3. Tmro Handicap.—Mr. J J. Hoad's WYN etOL, I: lit. 1L Orrock*s Carita. 2; Mr H. C. Wenske's TeutT Native. 3. Dfctnet Hack.—Mr. C. Hart's LDBHA. 1; ?fr. G. T. Schwartz's Admiral Lass. 2: Mr. C BaUiTs Ttrawalla. 3. FTrmc Handicap.—Mr M. Orrock"s CA- HrriTT: Mr. M. Orrock's Fraleen. 2: Mr. R. C. Wesske'£ Teller Native 3 ?Wt Trot, and Gallop.—Ms. E. Wamest's TBOUET. 1; Mr. H. Batt's Topsy. 2; Mr. A. KTrmac^ TulOK. 3 .
RIFLE SHOOTING Owen Club [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
RIFLE SHOOTING Oxrnn ("lab I Owen Clab The rUth sta&lt;re of the aggregate was contested oJ SCO and 600 yards. Principal score.-:—A. Young. 33. 37 (2)—77: F. Rogers, 32. 29 (15)—76; C. Marshman. 39, 30 (6) — 75; L. Eowyer. 37, 32 (4)—72: O. Hancock, 36. 31 &lt;6)—73; F. Petatz, 34, 32 16)—72; W. J. Baker, 24. 32 (6)—72. TAILEM BEND V. COOKETS PLAINS A teem mf*t ;h was fired jn the TaLem Bend Rifle Range, between the Tailem Bend Cluo and Cooke's Piainf- Club. The conditions were Double 500 yards, seven men. seven shots and two aifhters The matcU resulted m a vny lor tat Tailem Bend team. Score*: -Tai:crr? Send —A. W. Park?r. 68; W. H 62; W. G. Slocomoe. 61; J. G. McMahou. 61; J. S. Hattam. 59: W. E. Jenninc-,. 53; E. H. Potts, 47: total. 414 CcAe'f Plains—P Harcilng. 53: R. Williams. 57; G. Stewart. 54; E. S. Brown. 53; W. Stewart, fli; C. J. Knight. 44: J Gooch. 23; total. 347. PORT PIRIE CLUB Pekstin memorial shoot. 800 yards, doutip shoot, eight shots and sighiers....
SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP 1,000 YARDS EVENT FOR PEOFESSIONALS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP 1,000 YARDS EVENT FOR PEOFESSIONALS At the City Baths to-night a 1,000 yards professional swimming championship will be conducted, as well as 12 other events. Mr. Charles Bastard elated yesterday that the cham.plous.hip was maugurat^d in ISSC, and some of the best swimmers over the distance had been attracted by It. It was a post entry event, and there were Usually sis or seven starters. Winners of the championship lnc.uded Dick Ca.vlU, Geo. Bead. O. Dickman, and H. Moon. The other events Included the final of the handicap, a display of swimming, and a life-saving test. Mr. Bastard, who is the promoter, promised a programme well up to the standard of past years. ETHELTON CLUB The Ethelton Amateur Swimming Club has arranged an attractive carnival for Sunday afternoon. The chief event will be a miip handicap for club members. Promi nent club swimmers who will compete are W. Hanson, racing from the scratch mark, H. Gotcn (45 sees.) and H. Smitheram (90 sees). An a...
NEW MODELS ON THE ROAD TEST OF 496 C.C. SPORTS NEW HUDSON HILL-CLIMBING AND STEERING ABILITY PROVED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
NEW MODELS ON THE ROAD TEST OF 496 C.C. SPORTS NEW HUDSON HILL-CLIMBING AND STEERING ABILITY PROVED The sports model, twin-port New Hudson, of 496 C.C., was given a road test this week. An interesting feature of this machine is the total enclosure of all working parts, which ensures that dust and mud are kept out, and grease and oil kept in. This plating over everything but the carburettor and the top of the battery is chiefly a utility measure, but one that should be appreciated, particularly by women riders. After the run the engine plates were removed, but no trace of dust could be found on the working parts. Also there was no trace of oil Reserve Power on Hois Thought the machine looks heavy. the manufacturer has obtained a bal- pleasure On the model tested the ex- ?n&ust lift was found to be a trifle stiff when starting, otherwise the motor "turned over" quite easily. No vibra- tion was noticed, and silence was a ? bottom, and this was caused through £& rider mi...
PURELY PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
PURELY PERSONAL PADDY DEAN has been signed to appear at the Speedway Royale on March 7. This international rider's performance is being awaited with some interest. DICK WISE, writing from Buenos Ayres, says that he has quite re covered from his injury, and rode again a week or two ago. He was suc cessful in his event in the team's race. LANCE TTTTiTi. who fractured his collarbone last week. Is reported to be progressing satisfactorily. JACK CHAPMAN seems to be near ing the end of his long sojourn in hospital His broken arm has kept him confined for over a month, but. following another operation on Friday, be hopes to be well enough to leave in three weeks. VIC. HUXLEY and Jimmie Pringle were noticed pushing a well-known make of dirt track machine down TUinders-street yesterday. There was a large box on the saddle. Probably Vie's, box of tricks has arrived. LES. FREDERICKS, who now finds himself ranked with the scratch men at the Speedway Boyale, is one of the most Improved of the yo...
WHAT THE PLUGS REVEAL Faults Diagnosed at a Glance [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
WHAT THE PLUGS REVEAL Faults Diagnosed at a Glance Everyone knows what an oily ping looks like. Over-lubrication, worn piston rings and continuous running on small throttle openings an tend to induce excessive on into the combustion chamber. The usual result is that the plug points bectane bridged by a drop of oil, or oil carbonaceous matter, which pro vides a direct path to earth, co that the current no longer has to jump the plug points in the form of a spark. In some plugs—particularly those of the purely racing type^the insulation at the business end of the plug is apt to become coated with a similar oily substance; and when that matter ex tends from the central electrode to the plug body the result is exactly the same, though the plug points may ap pear to be clean. Degrees of Oiliness The exact opposite of an over-oiled plug is indicated by a dry, rusty, red deposit on the exposed end of the plug body; but though it indicates a dry plug, which is perfectly harmless, it does no...
HOLLIS WILL RIDE HERE AGAIN Challenge Event with Packer [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
HOLLIS WILL RIDE HERE AGAIN Challenge Event with Packer Of special Interest to Speedway Royale patrons will be the special challenge match between Jock Hollis and Laurie Packer on Satur- day. Following HoDis's disqualifi cation last week, Oils New Soath Wales rider's next performance is eagerly awaited. Three special match races will form the chief item on the programme. Vie. Huxley, Ray Tauser, Arnold Han son, and Jack Hansen will also ride. It is anticipated that Huxley will be responsible for some spectacular riding, for his difficulty with the strange track, and the unfortunate trouble with his engine, that curbed him somewhat last week, should have disappeared. His during riding, and his broadside at 60 miles an hour, were spectacular enough. The balance of the programme will be made up of scratch races. There will be 20 events hi aIL "Cyclone" Mookey and Frank Batten have de cided to stay for this meeting. Bat ten'sxrash early hi the racing put him out of action before he coul...
BRITISH MIGRANTS SEEK REPATRIATION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
BRITISH MIGRANTS SEEK REPATRIATION Means whereby they could secure their return to Great Britain were discussed by members of the British migrants movement at a meeting last night. Several hundred persons attended the meeting to hear the report of a depu tation, which had waited on the Un employed Relief Council last week. The secretary CMr. G. E. Rose), who had led the deputation, said that it had heen received with sympathy and ac corded a good hearing. A petition signed by 735 British migrants, and figures showing that it would cost the Government less to send them home than to keep them on the rations, had been placed before the relief councS. It was expected that the council's reply would be received early next week. Mr. G. G. Tof z was elected president, and Mr. E. Boswell vice-president A social committee was chosen to arrange dances, outings and picnics. Beer Sales in Fremantle.—A cam paign lias been inaugurated by the Fremantle Trades Hall to induce hotel keepers to discont...
SHELL BUILDING 400 APPLY FOR WORK [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
SHELL BUILDING 400 APPLY FOR WORK More than 400 men and one girl ap- plied for employment yesterday as a result of the announcement in "The Advertiser" that the Shell Company of Australia intended to erect ten-storey offices on North-terrace, adjoining the Adelaide Club. A long queue formed early in tfee morning, and after taking the naroes and occupations of about 200 men, the contractor, Mr. E. A. Anderson, had to advise them to apply later when the excavations had been taken out and he was ready to proceed with the con creting. The applicants included buil ders, concreters, blacksmiths, plasterers, laborers, riggers, and a girl typiste. The contractor for clearing and exca vating the site was to have started operations yesterday, but had not made his appearance up tail late yesterday afternoon. A surveyor and his assistant were busy marking the boundaries, and generally setting out the ground in pre paration for starting the building.
TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 26 February 1931
TO CORRESPONDENTS Answers to general questions will be published in "The Advertiser" daily. Other answers will appear as follow: Motoring, Tuesdays; recipes, Tues- days and Wednesdays; medical, 'Wed nesdays; Farmers' Information Service, Thursdays; sporting, Fridays; wireless, Saturdays. "Tide Water":—The Shell Company o; Australia, Ltd.. are the agents. "Federal," Kersbrook:—Lyndoch Is about 595 feet above sea level, and Wilnamstown SSS feet. "A. McCoy":—Tou nave not given any details regarding the method to be employed lor heating the copper cylinder. We sug gest that the cheapest article that could be used Is an ordinary portable washing copper, either with or without a tap. A perfectly clean copper vessel, not tinned. Is quite suitable tor boiling water, out we recommend that all cooper utensils "usad for domestic purposes should be tinned In side, as there Is always the passlbUitf that a careless person might neglect to clean the article, and probably most un pleasant results w...