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RAILWAY STAFF NEW POSITIONS CREATED [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
SRAILWAY STAFF :NEW" POSITIONS CREATED Prior to the .Chif Commissioner takinrig office, there were 1,104men..on the salaried staff of the railways. 'Today there are 1,093, according:to an answer given, to Mr. Harvey by Sir Henry Barwell (P?remier), in the Assembly this afternoon. The latter figure, said Sir Henry, in cluded 12 salaried positions previously filled by daily paid staff, and six salaried positions on new stations opened since the advent of the Chief Commissioner,' or a I6taI of 18, not included in the previous total of 1,104. In other woids, there was an actual: reduction of 29. In reply to Mr. Price, the Premier. said 373 positions had been abolished and 24 created.
"LOAFERS!" Explanation Demanded MR. ROBINSON'S EXPLANATION [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
"LOAFER3!" Explanation Demanded MR. ROBINSON'S EXPLANATIONI Attention w~s drawn by Mr. S. Whit ford in the Assemnly today to the re mark of Mr. A. W. Robinson that thej Chief Railways Commissioner had got. rid of a. lot of. loafers. .. Mr. ?Vhitford, tasked whether Mr. Robinson wounld like to withdraw the accusation in view of ;he fact that many of the men were rc turned soldiers. Sir. Rohinsjn-I substituted ' incom&lt; petents' for "loafers" when tihe Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Gunn) asked me: to repeat it. Mr. Wh!tford-That even pi'judices iheir cases when t.ney are seeking em ployment. Mr. Petheriek-The Commissioner said they were not loafern. Mr. Robinson proceeded to ask the Prermier a question. and aMr. Whitford said, "'Aren't you game to vpe.y? You will get the sack next yea,-." Mr. Birrell-Is it not a fact that the Chief Railways Commissioner told a deputation of trade union ofnciahs that le regretted that the term.s "lcafers' and "incompetent's" luul been used in...
ENGLISH RACING Goodwood Stewards Cup [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
ENGLISH RACING -4-- s Goodwood Stewards Cup a TeGoodwood Stewards" cUp was de cided yesterday and resulted as fol lows: Epinard ......... .. 1 Jarvie .. .. .. .. ... . 2 Hunting Song ....... 3 Betting-7 to 2 Epinard, 20 to 1 Jar vie. 100 to G Hunting Song. There were 14 starters. Epinard won nicely by two length with a head be tween seond and third.
WEBB'S SPECIAL No Trains Delayed TRIP COST £366 [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
WEBB'S SPECI L No Trains Delayed TRIP COST £366 In reply to a series of questions by Mr. Whitford ,in the Assembly today, Sir Henry Birweil (Premier) said no trains were delayed between Godnurdatza anid Adelaide in connection with the running of the Chief Commissioner's special train on July 6 and 7. No passengers were inconvenienced. I n, the ccntrary, 2 passengers travelled by the special from O)dnadatta to 'Terowie and saved a week's time, while in addition four commercial travellers were sa~ved 24 hours by riding on the s;ipecial from Hammond to Adelaide. HIe was aware that the special left Quorn without the enginedriver being in )ossession of the electric staff, while another train was on the line. The other referred to was delayed on ac count of ha\ ing a derailed truck. The safety of all trains was protected by pro per precautions. The two trains in the sasne section were the special and the train having the derailed truck. Regulations iisuedI for the guidance of the staff an...
40,000 FEET UP Ambition of Aviators TEST FOR WORLD FLIGHT (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, uJly 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
40,000 FEET UP Ambition of Aviators. TEST FOR WORLD FLIGHT (UNITED SERVICE.) L ONDON, uJly 31. Capt. Norman Macmillan and Capt. Malins in a. Bristol lighter with a. Jupi-' ter engine of 400 h.p., will leave the? Croydon aerodrome on Friday on a thousarnd-mile flight to Sweden to makel a test preparatory to their world flight. It is hoped that their oxygen appu-' ratus will enab~e them to reach a ir cord height of 40,000 ft. en route to Hol land, Germany. Denmark, and G3othen-I burg. They will fjly 180 miles an hour. Tre yacht Frontiersman sailed froxmn Londol on June 14 on a vdyage to estab lish a number of supply depots for thea flight round the world by Capt. Nor minu Macmillan and (apL Ma'ins. who made an unsuccessful attempt last year. No prize is attached to the attempt. but the adventurous voyagers are en-' deavoring to secure for Great Britain the honor of the flight.
Majestic Theatre [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Majestic Theatre A well-balanced-programme of vaude -ille and revue is provided this week WALTER CORNOCK AND TAL ORDELL, as The Bloke and Ginger Mick in "The Sentimental Bloke," now showing at the Thea tre Royal. at the Majestic Theatre. Several new turns are presented. These include Little Lorna, described as the "Whim. sical Imp of Mischief." She opens with a chorus song, in the interpretation of] which she reveals a clear lyrical voice of .full range and unusual strength. Quaint mannerisms add piquancy to the song and delight the audience. Joe Brennan and Ida Newton have estabiUshed themselves as firm fa~vo rites. Nell and Braddy Shaw lave become )opular with their vocal and instru mental sketch, and Sam Stern appears in further Yiddisher specialties. Spectacular scenes, clever character comedy, and delightful melody are among the points that distinguish "Right Turn," the revue that occupies the second half. The whimsical obser vations of Little I-Terrnie (G. Ward) a, a private i...
Stage and Shadow AT THE ROYAL Many New Attractions BRIGHT SEASON AHEAD [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Stage and Shadow (By' "Thespian.") AT THE ROYAL Many New Attractions BRIGHT SEASON AHEAD 'The Sentimental Bloke" opens the doors at the Royal for the last time tonight. On Saturday Harry Lauder will start a fortnight's season. When the Scotch knight goes it is ex pected that "Sally," the dainty show that had such a remarkable run in Sydney, wil lopen for a. fortnight. This will be followed by "If Winter Comes," which will in turn give way to "The Cat and the Canary," the mystery show that has more thrills to the minute than "The Pat." According to the announcement made by Mr. Herbert Myers ararngements have also been made for Emelie Polini and her company to open with Frank ]-Jarvey in "French ILave" on Septem ber 15. This is to be followed by the first production in Adelaide of "The Flaw." The list will also include a revival of "Romance," previously staged here by the Katherine McDonald Company. THE GARDEN THEATRE. Billy Maloney, now appearing at the Prince of Wales with his Adela...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
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Bill To Be Introduced [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Bill To Be introduced The clause in the Governor's Speic? ' dealing with a drainage scheme was referred to in the Assembly todayi' by: Mr. Blackwell. He mentioned that por. tions of Morphettville and Camden were again. under water, and he ask 4 whether the Government would Iiit~ duce the Bill to ,provide the ~cheni a the earliest opportunity. The Premier-Ye& .
RAILWAY REPORTS Washaways Delay Trains [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
RAILWAY REPORTS Washaways Delay Trains The 7.1'5 a.m. train from Adelaide t~ Tarlee this morning was delayed through a washa way. The inconveni-, ence was only temporary. The Clare-Spalding train was also de layed at Riverton through water run ning over the track. There were floods over the lines at Dry Creek, Smithfield. and Gawler, but when the water subsided normal traffle was resumed.
TRANSPORTATION SCHEMES LONDON, July 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
TRANSPORTATION SCHEMES (REUTElR' S.) LONDON, July 31. A: :ooninmittee has been appointed by the buke of Devonshire consisting of Mr. Ronald Shay (chairman,), Sir William Acworth, Sir Frederick Lugard, Sir William Mercer, Sir .Ja:nes Stevenson, Sir Edwin Stockton, and Messrs. J. C. Davidson, and C. E. Gunther, to consider measures to encourage private enterprise in the de velopment of British dependencies with special reference to existing and projected schemes of transportation. Such of the cable news on this pace as is so headed appeared in "The Times," and is ckbled .I "The News" by special permin sion. It should be understood that the opinions given are not those of "The Times" unlhss expressly stated to be so.
STURT CREEK New Drain Suggested [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
STURT CREEK New Drain Suggested Overflowing of the Sturt Creek tli frequent cause of inconvenience to resi dents of Morphettville Park south of the racecourse, and Camden. Camden has been flooded six times, while Mor phettville Park hau been under watev almost as many during the year. One of the wcrst spots is where the bridge spans the Morphett Road, over which the 0londwat.,r flows. The kene ral opinion of people living in the area is that a strip of land west of the bridge should be bought and a drain cut due west to intercept the Glenelg overflow, which was made years ago to prevent East Gleneig being flood]d. It is also thought that if several sharp bends in the creek in Mr. Haw ker's proprty were straightened and a large tree across the creek holding back the debris removed the wa.ter would run away much more rapidly. How ever, if the bends and the trees were removed before the drain was con structed Novar would be in danger oZ floods Another big improvement could be m?de by w...
FOOD SHORTAGE Supplies Very Low BAD CROPS THE CAUSE (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Supplies Very Low BAD CROPS THE CAUSE (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 31. Most of the shops are closed today (says the Cologne correspondent of 'The Times"). The food supplies are very low. and meat* butter, and vege tables are almost unobtainable. The danger will come when the supplies of margarine and potatoes, which are al ready short, fall. A message from Berlin states there is certain to be a shortage of food, dud largely to bad crops. Queues are being formed outside shops by the people waiting for potatoes. The Reichsbank is issuing 5,000,000 mark notes.
RIVERTON SUBMERGED Townspeople Use Sandbags NORTHERN TRAIN DELAYED RIVERTON, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
AWERTON SUBMERGED Townspeople Use Sandbags NORTHERN TRAIN DELAYED [IVERTON, Today. About 2½ in. of rain fell in the hilLl south-west of Riverton hast night, bringing all the croeks down bankers. The creek from fRhynie soon overflowed its banks .anl the water rushed through the main street of lRiverton, covering the whole of the rand and the footpath to a depth of 2 ft. Many houses were flooded out. The, big rush of water from the town caUse., the Gilbert to overflow its banks three miles south of f v.rton, inundating the. railway and causing a delay of an hour and a quarter to the northern train. The train (lid not arrive at Rivertom until 11 o'clock this morning: Strenuous work laying sandbags on the part of the councilors and towns,* people at the northern end of the town prevented further inundation of the town proper. -
CHANGE OVER POLITICAL SENSATION Conservatives Strengthened LONDON, July 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
CHANGE OVER POLITICAL SENSATIlN Conservatives Strengthened (REUTER'S.) LONDON, July 31. A political sensation has been caused in the House of Commnons by Captain H. A. Evans and the Right Hon. G. 11. Roberts, two Nationalist-Liberals, join ing the Conservative ranks. At the general election last year there were returned 347 Conservative, 142 Labor, 59 Liberal, 59 National Liberal, two Nationalist, one Sinn Fein, and five Independent candidates.
Floods in Suburbs and Country HEAVY RAINS OVERFLOW CREEKS Torrens Coming Down a Banker [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Floods In Suburs ae d ount C y HEAVY RAINS OVERFLOW GR[[KS Torrens Cring Down a Banker Hxeavy~rain falling practically all over the State last night caused floods in Adelaide, suburbs, and in the country. The Torrens River for the second time within a month was running a banker this morning. On the south side fronm Victoria Bridge the water was just lap ping the edge, but parts of the north bank were overflowing. Residents in l8.w-lyipg western suburbs are prepar ing for a flood which is coming down. Debrit? of every desoription was Thh Sturt &lt;re . overfldwiel its harhks adi- zaustd 1100(12 in the cvinlity of o6rfphettvijle. ,On the Glenelg-North terrace lin no rajilwayinen were on guard ;atrching the culverts of the creek where the water was running almost parelle[ with the line. The rainfall on the Adelaide Plains for the 24 hours ended 8.30 a.m. was as follows: Brighton, 95 points. Gawler, 79 points. Virginia, 68 points. Seaton '(Grange),,. 66 points.- . Glen Osmond, 6...
RE=INSTATED LONDON, July 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
RE=INSTATED (P.EUTER'S.) LONDON. July 31. A large section of the House of Com mons showed a' marked disinclination to acccpt the motion of Mr. Baldwin (Prime Minister), terminating the sus p-nsion of four Labor members who re cently disohoyed the Speaker, but sub ('Fucntly agreed to it without a dlvi SIon. The members concer:-ed-the Rev. (?r.mph?"fl ' ephen nni MoIprs.C Bucha nan, Maxtnn. and 11Vheatley-who were s'wpc.cieed on June 27, will now be al lowed to talke the'r sea.s.
Fighting for Life Harding's Condition Alarms Doctors GRAVELY ILL WITH BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA VANCOUVER (British Columbia), July 31, Midnight. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
ighting for Life arding's Condition Alarms Doctors --0--- GRAVELY ILL WITH BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA VANCOUVER (British Columbia), July 31, Midnight. President Harding is gravely ill with bronchial pneumonia, and is battling for life. Bulletins sent out from San Frascisco indicate that President Hpxrding is much worse than was at first thought. His illness was diagnosed as ptomaine poisoning. Reports stated that he was irmproving, but that he would have to cancel his speech-making Sengagements. Latest messages, however, st ate that he is seriously ill. VANCOUVER (B.C.), July 31, . .%Midnight. The President is gravely ill with bronchial pneumonia, and is battling for life. VANCOUVER (B.C.), July 31, 10.55 a~m. "Conditions seem to warrant the statement that the Presirent has ap parently got into clear sailing," said Dr. Sawyer at 10 a.m. (UNITED SERVICE.) VANCOUVER (B.C.)( JulW 31. 9.5 a.m. Mr. Harding spent the best night since he became ill. He slept for six hours. and read the newspapers...
TRADE GROWTH Question of Preference DISCUSSION ON ALL ASPECTS (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 31. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Qupstion of Preference DISCUSSION ON ALL ASPECTS (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 31. A lobbyist meeting of about 100 mem bers of the House of Commons has .-'ret, to form an Imperial ' t.r rence ,',:mnitte.,. with Colonel Jrn. Gretton as chairman. It was decided to ixiform Mr. Bald win (Prime Minister)-"In view of the various activities in a contrary direc Lion. we are very anxious to be assured that Empire preference on all ques tions involving the development of the Empire, will be discussed in their broadest aspects, and that no proposal with these purposes shall be barred from the Economic Conference. The following is the text of the sub jects listed for discussion at the Econo-! mic Conference: 1. Overseas settlement-progress made since 1921 with the policy of State aided Empire settlement, and plans for the future, especially as regards the method of improving the selection and training of intending settlers before migration, and their reception, train ing., and distri...