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KADINA SHOW [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
KADINA SHOW Alter many years the Kadina A.H and F. Society has reverted to a one-day show, and this will take place next Saturday. The society is offering over £300 prize- money, and entries have been satisfactory. A programme of horses in action, trotting, cycling, and other events will be carried out. KOOLUNGA.—Matches in the Broughton Tennis Association began last Saturday. The Koolunga A Grade were at home to Gulnare, and secured a win. The B Grade players Journeyed to Gulnare, and were defeated.
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES ARNO BAY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES ARNO BAY It was recently reported that the Hotel Arno, Arno Bay, had been sold and was to be converted into a convalescent home. Mrs. E. Leonard, proprietor of the hotel, states that this report is not true. There is no intention of selling the hotel, or con- verting it into a convalescent home. MILANG A concert convened by Mrs. E. E. Newell, was held in the institute in aid of the Institute's lighting fund. The programme was given by Strathalbyn orchestra, Miss Joyce Pearson, Mr. J. Blackwell (Strathal- byn), Mr. B. Johnston, the Riley brothers, Mr. and Miss Pearce (Belvidere). Mr F. Laycock (Strathalbyn), and the school children. A dance followed, the orchestra supplying the music. Community sing- ing was held.—The Colonel Light foot- ballers visited Milang and played a match against the local team, the latter scoring an easy victory.—Milang tennis club opened the season with a match against Branson's (Adelaide), but Milang proved superior. The visitors ...
RECORD TEAR FOR EGG EXPORT Big Increase in Butter Also [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
RECORD YEAR FOR EGG EXPORT Big Increase in Butter Also The export season has not yet reached its peak, but already more than 2,500,000 dozen eggs—equal to 85,368 cases—have been exported from the Commonwealth. It is evident that the year will be a record one. Butter exports since July have shown a remarkable increase also. Up to September 19, 11,396 tons had been shipped, compared with 5,525 for the same period last year. The Minister for Markets (Mr. Parker Moloney) in a state- ment issued this week said that 20,000 more cases bad been sent away this year than at the same time last season. The contributions from the various States had been as follows:—New South Wales, 44,242 cases; Victoria, 10,298: Queensland, 8,586; South Australia, 17,809; Western Australia, 4,433. Referring to butter, he said that the latest figures showed a falling off in the exports from New South Wales and Queensland, but Victoria was still in- creasing its exportable surplus, South Australia was approaching...
"HOLD ON TO LAND" Advice of Prof. Perkins [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
"HOLD ON TO LAND" Advice of Prof. Perkins "Current prices for wheat cannot and do not meet costs of production. Nothing less than 4/ a bushel can do so in existing circumstances." said the Director of Agriculture (Professor Per- kins) yesterday. Nevertheless, he added, by the judi- cious use of sidelines and Common- wealth assistance until prices began to rise, the farmer should be able to hold on to his land and be prepared to take full advantage of the position when eventually prices became normal again. "Our farmers cannot give up wheat growing, notwithstanding the unremu- nerative prices. There is a world-wide demand for wheat, and, however low the price, it is among the few com- modities that can be exported to meet our commitments abroad.'' Main Aim It was not the time, he added, to &nbsp; look too closely into actual costs of &nbsp; production—which varied widely from district to district, season to season, and farm to farm—but rather to de- termine for the ti...
EUDUNDA'S BEST Record Show Display By Our Special Representative [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
EUDUNDA'S BEST Record Show Display By Our Special Representative "The best ever held" was the unani- &nbsp; mous verdict on the annual show at Eudunda yesterday, when a large crowd attended from all parts of the district to see a creditable display. Out- standing divisions were Jersey and milktng Shorthorn cattle, and farm produce, for which Eudunda is noted. A timely rain on the previous night put producers in happy mood, and made a welcome outing more enjoy- able. The president (Mr. E. E. Schultz) and efficient secretary (Mr. C. R. Treloar) were pleased to be able to report enhanced gate takings, and the smooth running of the fixture reflected credit on all concerned. HIGH-CLASS STOCK A fine lot of stud draught stock was paraded before the judge (Mr. H. H. Shan- non), who commented favorably on the Quality, and conformation of the animals. C.R. Pfitzner took all the champion and &nbsp; reserve ribbons with typical Clydesdales. The champion entire was a big three-ye...
SOCIAL Conducted by Idra [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
SOCIAL Conducted by Idra To ensure insertion, wedding re- &nbsp; ports must reach "The Advertiser" within a week of the ceremony, and must be signed by both parties. Other matter intended for publication in this column should be forwarded as early as possible. All imitations and communica- tions in connection with purely social matters should be addressed to "Idra," Social Editress. Mrs. Charles Bright has left Lower Mitcham and returned to her old home in William-street, Norwood. Mr. and Mrs. E. Noel Goode, who recently returned from North-Western Australia, left yesterday for Sydney. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stone entertained a number of friends on Saturday even- ing at their residence, Victoria-street, Prospect, to celebrate Mrs. Stone's birthday. Prizes were won by Miss Bur- ford, Miss Martin, Mr. Pickering, and Mr. Brown. The president of the Henley Croquet Club (Mrs. Wilson) has issued invita- tions for the opening of the lawns on Saturday, October 10. &nbsp; Miss Wa...
Bridge at Llandovery [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Bridge at Llandovery What a difference it makes when a charity bridge party is held at a pri- &nbsp; vate residence instead of in a public hall! When Mrs. W. F. O. Grote, pre- &nbsp; sident of the Hackney Free Kinder- garten, suggested that the annual bridge in aid of the Kindergarten should be held at "Llandovery," Robe- terrace, Merdindie, there was an imme- diate demand for tables. The party took place last night. Although the ballroom could accommodate a large number, it was necessary to make use of the drawing-room and smoking- room as well. The sweet peas in every shade were a wonderful sight. They were arranged along the mantel- shelves and in every available corner. The flowering currant looked effective set in high vases. Iceland poppies and African marigolds farmed the decora- tive scheme in the ballroom. Mrs. Grote's little daughters Sheila and Fay &nbsp; sold sweets for the good of the cause. The committee of the Hackney Free Kindergarten includes...
State Parliament PROTEST AGAINST TARIFF Mr. Craigie's Motion Defeated [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
State Parliament PROTEST AGAINST TARIFF Mr. Craigie's Motion Defeated For more than three hours yesterday the Assembly discussed the motion of Mr. Craigie (Single Tax), "That the present high tariff policy of Australia is detrimental to the best interest in the Commonwealth, particularly in re- lation to its agricultural, pastoral, and mining industries, inasmuch as it has the effect of increasing the cost of production and reducing the purchas- ing power of money, and is one of the main causes of unemployment; there- fore this House enters an emphatic protest against the continuance of the existing high Customs duties, and re- quests the Federal Government to bring about a substantial reduction at an early date; also to abolish the boun- ties, subsidies, and embargoes which give privileges to certain industries." Mr. Cameron (C.P.) said the tariff was being used to attempt to build up a false nationalism. The effect of the tariff on primary production was such that those industries...
CIVIL SERVICE CUTS Pressure on Commissioner Denied [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
CIVIL SERVICE CUTS Pressure on Commissioner Denied In reply to questions in the Assembly yesterday, the Premier (Mr. Hill) denied that any pressure had been brought to bear on either the Public Service Com- missioner or the Classification and Efficiency Board to induce it to reduce public servants' salaries unduly, as was suggested by an article in the "Public Service Review." Mr. Hill said the public service had been asked to take its share of reduc- tions in common with the people out- side the service, whose wages had been reduced by Arbitration Court decisions. The leader of'the Opposition (Mr. Butler)— Some public servants have had to take a reduction of 26 per cent. Mr. Hill—I believe that the basic wags has been lowered by about 26.3 per cent, in the last 12 months. I do not think the article reflects the feeling of the service. Civil servants realise that the State is in a serious financial position, and are not being called upon to make undue sacrifices. Mr. Butler—The Publ...
SPECIAL GRANT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT Government Negotiates With Banks [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
SPECIAL GRANT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT Government Negotiates With Banks Mr. Nieass (Socialisation Party) asked in the Assembly yesterday whether the Premier (Mr. Hill) would approach the Federal Government with a request for a special grant to enable unemployed to do relief work at Christ- mas. Mr. Hill said the Prime Minister had informed him that morning that the Federal Government was still negoti- ating with the banking institutions for the £5,000,000 advance for unemployed relief. It was hoped that the Govern- ment would not have to wait until Christmas for the grant. Tradesmen Seek Laboring Work The reason why the changing of the occupations of persons registered at the Labor Bureau was not encouraged was explained by the Minister of Em- ployment (Mr. McInnes) in the As- sembly yesterday. He pointed out that a number of laborers were now being selected for work, and as the result tradesmen were anxious to obtain some of the employ- ment, and consequently desired to alter their occupat...
DRIED FRUIT PRICES Further Planting Not Recommended [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
DRIED FRUIT PRICES Further Planting Not Recommended Pointing out that £170,000 worth of Australian dried fruit had been sold in London this week. Mr. Laffer (Lib.) enquired in the Assembly yesterday whether the Government would con- sider opening up the Loveday irriga- tion area for settlement. The Premier (Mr. Hill) promised to bring the question under the notice of the Minister of Irrigation. Mr. Mclntosh (Lib.) asked if the satisfactory price received for the dried fruit was not due to the fact that the Californian pack totalled only 140,000 tons, compared with an average of 200,000 tons, the Smyrna pack only 24,000 instead of 60,000 tons, and that the Australian pack was far smaller than usual. He asked the Government to confer with the growers representa- tives before any further planting was done. The Commifisioner of Crown Lands &nbsp; (Mr. Richards) said the report submit- ted to the Director of Lands agreed with the recommendation made some time ago that no further ...
EASTERN EXTENSION SPORTS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
EASTERN EXTENSION SPORTS CLUB The annual meeting of the Eastern Ex- &lt;*> tension Sports dub was held on Monday evening at the Grosvenor. Mr. M. Hart presided, and among those present were Mr. J. E. Mercer (assistant divisional man- ager for Australasia) and Mr. H. H. Wil- son (manager for South Australia). Trophies to champlonshlp-title holders for 1930-31 were presented to C. E. Hor- rocks (athletics). L. W. Leak (batting). V. Molineux and A. H. H. Evans (tie for bowling), A. L. Geary (swimming), M. Hart (bowls). C. H. Oates (golf), A. L Geary (tennis singles championship), and H. H. Muhlhan and H. W. Chinner (tennis doubles championship). Presentations were also made to the treasurer (Mr. G. H. Cox) and the secretary (Mr. V. J. Duignan) for services rendered. The Ford rose bowl, presented for annual com- petition to the member who most for- wards the interests of the club, was won for the fourth time by Mr. V. J. Dulgnan. Officers elected:—Patron. Mr. H. H. Wil- son: ...
DISTRICT CRICKET ON SATURDAY Adelaide Has Strong Team PARRY GOES TO TASMANIA By "LONG-ON" [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
DISTRICT CRICKET ON SATURDAY Adelaide Has Strong Team PARRY GOES TO TASMANIA By "LONG-ON" The district cricket season. will begin on Saturday. Indi- cations point to Adelaide being the strongest team in the com- petition. Last season the South Australian Cricket Association tried the "straight- out" system of deciding the premier- ship, and, at the end of the programme, Glenelg had scored most points, thus winning its first premiership. Dissatisfied with that method, the association has decided to make an- other experiment, which is a compro- mise between the old system of play- ing semi-finals and the 1930-31 method. After each team has played the other nine once, the team at the head of the list, will play the club in third position; the second will play the fourth: the fifth will oppose the seventh; the sixth will meet the ninth; and the eighth team will play a match against the bottom team. The sea- son will then end with a series of matches in which the first team will play aga...
Glenelg Trams Delayed By Collision [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Glenelg Trams Delayed By Collision A Glenelg double tramcar and a motor lorry and trailer, owned by Gamblings, Ltd. collided at the Inter- &nbsp; section of Partridge-street and Jetty- road, Glenelg, yesterday afternoon. No- one was injured, but the trailer and the front and doors of the leading tram were damaged. The tram traffic be- &nbsp; tween the city and Glenelg was held up for half an hour.
CROQUET [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
CROQUET WILLUNGA.— At the annual meeting of the Willunga Recreation Ground Croquet Club, held in the club house, the presi- &nbsp; dent (Mrs. O. Dyer) presided. Officers elected:—Patroness. Mrs. C. Lipson; presi- dent Mrs. W. Wade: secretary and trea- surer. Miss L. Aldam: captain. Mrs. Morris Aldam vice-captain Mrs. J. Turner; audi- tor. Mr. J. Turner: auditor, Mr. C. Lipson: selection committee, the captain, vice-Cap- tain, and Mrs. B. Culley. The opening day has been fixed for October 10. &nbsp; Thieves at Port Adelaide.—Electrical equipment and other goods, valued at £7. were stolen from Miss M. Hoffman's shop at Torrens-road, Alberton, on Monday night or early on Tuesday morning. From an occupied house in Torrens-road. Pennington, linoleum, electrical equipment, and a mirror valued at several pounds were stolen. Thieves also tried to force the door of a grocery store owned by Mr. R. J. Siviour at the corner of Queen-street and Fussell-place, Alberton, on Mon- da...
Smelter Employes' Sports Crystal Brook September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Smelter Employes' Sports Crystal Brook, September 30. The B.H.A.S. employees held their 26th sports meeting on the Crystal Brook show- &nbsp; grounds today. Results:— First Aid Contest.—W. A. Harrison's team, 92 points; J. J. Maddigan's team, 83 points; C. G. L. Springhall's team, 70 points. In the second contest the placings were the same, with 90 points, 85 points, and 70 points respectively. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hundred Yards Novice.—E. D. Cooper, 9¾ yards; G. V. Nicholls. 10¾ yards; W. S. Lock. 10 yards. Time. 9 3-5 sec. B.H.A.S. Sheffield Handicap, 130 yards.— G. A. Webb, 11 yards; W. S. Lock, 12¼ &nbsp; yards; E. D. Cooper, 12 yards. Time. 12 1-5 sec. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; All-comers' Trial Stakes, 100 yards.- G. V. Nicholls, 10¾ yards; G. B. Kennedy. 7½ yards; L. Skinner, 12½ yards. Time, 10 sec. 220 Yards.—R. ...
Old Folks [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Old Folks Entertained More than 450 inmates of Old Folks Home were the guests of the Willing Workers Society at afternoon tea yester- day, to celebrate the fifty-third annver- sary of the home. The fuction was organised by Mr. George Twelftree and Mr. C. R. Keen. In the evening, those who could attend listened to an interesting concert. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
WAGES OF SUGAR REFINERY WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
WAGES OF SUGAR REFINERY WORKERS The Colonial Sugar Refinery made an application to Mr. Predsident Kelly an the Industrial Court yesterday for a variation in the award covering its employes. The parties had conferred but no agreement was arrived at. Mr H. Mayo, .C., with Mr. R. N. Finlayson, appeared for the company, and Mr. J. L. S. Treloar, with Messrs. J. D. Jonas, M. Ford, and J. Guion, for the employes concerned and the Federated Storemen and Packers' Union. A reduction of 2/ a day, in accordance with the reduction in the living wage, was sought by Mr Mayo. He said employes in the industry were receiving a 3/ secondary minimum. Mr Treloar opposed the application. He said the balance-sheet and remarks of the chairman of the directors of the company, at a meeting of shareholders, showed that the company was in a prosperous condition. The onus was on the company to show that it was not a prosperous one. The President adjourned the hearing to a date to be fixed to consider the quest...