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RIVAL PAVEMENTS. WOOD BLOCKS VERSUS ASPHALT. AN OLD QUESTION REVIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
RIVAL PAVEMENTS.' WOOD BLOCKS VERSUS ASPHALT. AN OLD QUESTION REVIVED. The old question of the respective merits of wooTl blocks and mineralised asphalt as a meterial for paving the streets of Adelaide was again discussed at the council meeting yesleiday, when the following recommendation wa3 j ft. seated That the general purposes committee be recom mended to pave ^vit h compressed miners] asphalt Hindley street from Eing William street to Mor Sbett street, and Bundle street from King- "Wal am street to Tavietock street. A letter dealing with the subject was also received fiom Millar's Karri and Jarrah. Company, alluding to the previous discussion on the question and stating that the citizens had already, decided in favor of the wood blocking system. Councillor Moulden said that the letter vas insulting, and that he had doubts as to whether . it should be received. The state ments contained in it were not all true. For instance, it was stated that the peti tion signed'by a number of...
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE AND WHO KEEPS THE KEY? To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE AND WHO KEEPS THE KEY? To the Editor. ] Six—Lord Kitchener is a soldier, and as a soldier he carries out his instructions. His instructions were to report on the. military defences of Australia, and this h&lt;> has done admirably. But he has rot gone outside his instructions, and therefore has said little or nothing' on naval defences, "the key of Ausralia." This might have been expected, but is none the less to be regretted, and there is tiie more need that our defence depart ment should now give its most earnest at tention to he planning and organising of £n efficient system of coastal defence, there must be no dilly-dallying, the wolf is now abroad on the look out. Espe cially should there be created a system nf wireless telegraphy, connecting all re sponsible stations ashore, and fitted for communication-with vessels at sea. On the Other band, all our Government ves sels, as well as the coasting and oversea ti.iding marine should be similarly equip ...
MR. ROOSEVELT. ARRIVAL AT KHARTOUM. A GREAT SCENE. LONDON, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
MR. ROOSEVELT. ARRIVAL AT KHARTOUM. #A GBEAT SCENE. LONDON, March 14. ! Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, ex-President I of the United States, who has been en | gaged in big game hunting in Central j Africa, has arrived at Khartoum. There I was great excitement amongst the 'Soudanese when Mr. Roosevelt landed in j j the place that Lord Kitchener, by his| 1 military achievements, made famous. j j The day, perhaps, ranks as the most1 I unique in the history of the city, if not j of ail Egypt, as no other visitor has | awakened such interest.
LADY DUDLEY. OUT OF DANGER. LONDON, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
LADY DUDLEY. OUT OF DANGER. LONDON", March 14. The Countess of Dudley, wife of the Governor-General, who recently under went a serious operation, is now out of danger. It was about midnight on Fri day that her ladyship took a turn for the better, and her physicians were able to leave her for a while. The Queen and Princess of Wales have -been most assiduous in their enquiries after Lady Dudley's health.
BOOT TRADE APPEAL. WHAT DOES "ARBITRATION" MEAN [?] MELBOURNE, March 14. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
BOOT TBADE APPEAL. WHAT DOES "ARBITRATION" MEAN 9 MELBOURNE, March 14. The boot trade appeal was continued in the High Court, to-day. Mr. Mitchell, in reply, said that the main question was what was the mean ing of the word "arbitration" in the Con-! stitution. He took it that the limit of arbitration was to determine matters be tween parties., To lay down a rule of conduct, binding upon all persons en-| gaged in a particular industry was to go much further. Arbitration in the ordin ary sense was voluntary, hut there were' certain cases of compulsory arbitration.! He did not think that the Commonwealth i Parliament gave the Court power to settle cases such as the present one. In 'order to ascertain what were the powers of legislation given the Federal Parlia | ment they had to see what the term "arbitration" really meantSat the time of the framing of the Constitution. He sug I gested that it meant something which amoanted to the laying down of a rule binding on other parties. Assumi...
THE THIRD VOTE IN FLINDERS. CARRIETON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
THE THIRD VOTE IN FLINDERS. CAKEIETON. March 11. At a well attended meeting of the local ! branch of the Labor Party, held here this e wning, certain persons were appointed to attend the polling booths on election day at Cradock, Belton, Johnsburg, Burelia, ma Carrieton, and to use their best efforts i. secure the return of the Labor mem bers. It was decided that if voters ^ ished to use the third vote in connection v. :th the Flinders election, Mr. Burgoyne i f-hould get it in preference to other candi | c ?tes. Two guineas was subscribed from | the members present, and forwarded to Quorn in aid of the election fighting fund. Members were very hopeful of the return of the two Labor members, and expressed sr rrow that there was not a full ticket to vote for.
SPORT AND POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
SPORT AND POLITICS. At the meeting- of the North Ade laide Football Club last night Council lor Frinsdorf was elected to the posi tion of auditor. When the scrutineers made the ajinoancement that Mr. Frinsdorf had been elected as auditor unopposed, the Mayor of Adelaide (Mr. L.. Cohen), who was in the chair, said that he hoped electors would remem ber the fact that Cr. Frinsdorf was a candidate for the Legislative Council elections, and he asked them to vote for hko. It may be a good electioneer ing dodge to seize the opportunity when there is a large number of elec tors present, and get in a word, but it is certainty not in good taste to use the meeting of a sporting body for such a purpose. The North Adelaide Football Club is essentially a non-poli tical organisation, and it was distinctly oat of place on the part of Mr. Cohen to introduce the political element. At the meeting of the Sooth Adelaide Club recently Mr. E. A. Roberts was one of the speakers, and he set an excellent ex...
VERY MUCH HURT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
VERY MUCH HURT. "J." writes:—The "Barrier Miner," the anti-Labor daily paper of Broken Hill, is very much hurt at the success of "Barrier Daily Truth," the pioneer Australian Labor daily. 'rThe "Miner" poses as a* "friend" "to Labor, and sits on the fence in a similar- way to the "Advertiser." In a notice concerning' "The Da2y Herald," the "Miner" ■said:—"It is understood that the capi tal with which "The Daily Herald" has been established has all been honestly subscribed for the purpose, so that this paper will not be under the stigma of being dependent upon money taken from the funds which .belong to the widow and orphan." This passage i&lt;= a covert sneer at the Barrier Labcr paper. The "Miner" is ;ross because! "Truth" has been estaol'.shed i y :he unions and capitalised marly cut of union funds. Perhaps thi&lt; manner of providing- the capital is more honest! and less hurtful to t&e proveitr.il "widow and orphan" than the' methods used to establish the ...
A WONDERFUL RECEPTION. MR. NEWLAND AT PETERSBURG. PETERSBURG, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
A WOKDEEFUL RECEPTION. MB. NEWIAND AT PETEBSBOEG. ; PETEBSBUEG. March 12. , At a. meeting held here on Thursday evening Mr. J.Newlandi on rising to ad dress the electors, &ad a wonderful recep tion, sad bad to wait eome minutes before ttie cheering subsided. Mr. Newlabd said his first duty was to ibahk the electors who had, 3J years ago,, ittnmed him to Parliament, ana espe c-ally-the 450 persons who had voted for! Xijjn at Petersburg.' He had done his best in the interests o£ the electors and the party to which he had the honor' to be long. He felt it necessary to give them' a few facts concerning' what had been done and was to JSfe done in Parliament. The most important thing was imdoubt &lt;)-lly the question of the franchise. Every fccdy remembered the compromise that bad been made. It was never satisfac tory to the JLabor Party, who had reluc tantly accepted it. Tke party at the time, - Jrowever, were careful to add that they folly intended to start a fresh agit...
CORPORATION LOANS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
CORPORATION LOANS. Some difference of opinion has arisen amongst the lawyers of the city as to the legality or otherwise of the £14,000 and .£12,000 loans proposed to be; raised hy the Adelaide Corporation by: debentures. In the first instance, the! A.M.P. Society and the Savings Bank, I both tendered for the loan, and the lai-' ter's rtender being the cheaper, was; [accepted. Then a hitch arose. The so-j ciety referred the matter to its solici-j itors, who advised that the conditions; as set out by the council did not com-1 ply with the statutory requirements. \ The council's solicitors were of; opinion that everything necessary had been done. A conference was held, and the society asked that tie matter should be referred to an outside solicitor, but the council's representatives would not; agree to that and the negotiations eventually fell through. Ultimately arrangements were made for the Sav-j ing-s 'Bank to transact the business, but before this was done it was in-1 sisted that...
LIBERALS AT PORT LINCOLN. PORT LINCOLN, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
LIBERALS-fAT POET LINCOLN. POET LINCOLN, March 11. un Wednesday evening the old mem bers (Messrs. Burgoyne, Warren, and Travers) faced a fair audience here. The fathering included a number of ladies.1 Ir. J. J5. Bruce occupied the chair. Mr. Burgoyne, who had . a good recep-| tion, thanked the electors of Flinders] for the confidence bestowed upon him for so .many years, and hoped that his deeds in the past' would commend him to a continuance of their support. He had been incapacitated for some time on account of having met with -an accident, but that had not interfered to any great extent with his labors. There' was always a great amount of work to be done in re-' presenting .an immense -district .like the district, or at least an extra member. He-thought there had Tiever been another Government that had done so much in opening up and settling the country as the present one—in fact, the last two Go vernments had done more in every direc tion than any. .others in his long career;; a...
LONGWOOD SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
LONGWOOD SHOW. ■ 1 he residents of Long-wood have ] reason to be proud of the dssplaj of frui; exhibited at the show last week. At Longwood the land has in-ea cut up into working: men's blocks, and couitry that was fo-ueilv thought to be unfit for cultivation is now dotted over with luxurious orchards. The community is an especially thriving one, and only recently :the residents of the district showed their confidence in the stability of" the neighborhood by providing the poles for a telephone line. All that was left for the depart ment to do was to provide the wires and the instruments. The show was a highly creditable one, and some of the' exhibits would ■ have been hard to beat in any part of the State.
THE ROBINS' CASE. THE JURORS' PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
THE ROBINS' CASE. THE JURORS' PETITION. Yesterday the petition which .had been signed by the jurorf- who tried John Robins on the chaige of having murdered Robert Ownsworth in Moonta street, was presented to the Chief Secretary (Hon. J. G. Bice). It pra s foi the commutation of the death sentence. Mr. Bice stated:— "I shall communicate with my absent colleagaes by tele^iam, and this aftet nron vill see the Piemier at his home. The petition will then be forwarded to his Excellency the Governor at Marble Hill, so that it wi'l reach him to-morrow. The Government aie giving most careful attention to everything brought under their lotice in collection with the case, including a letter from the coodemoed man. Some of my colleagues -have defer red or cancelled e&sagemeots, in order that the? may give full attention to the ' case."
THE TRAMWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
THE TRAMWAYS. At a meeting of the City Council yesterday, Al&lt;S5-man Downs asked when it was proposed to begin the electrification of the Hill street tram line. Alderman Isaacs, the council's representative on the Municipal Tram ways Trust, stated that the whole of the outer circle, including the Hill street and West Adelaide routes, would be started within a month. The work would have been in hand sooner but for the unfortunate illness of Mr. Goodman.
MINERAL ASPHALT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
MINERAL ASPHALT. At yesterday's meeting: £>f the Ade laide City Council it was stated during a discussion regarding- the merits of paving the streets with mineral asphalt or with wood blocks that if a recom mendation to adopt the former system j were agreed to. it woa'd mean that no | tenders could be called, and that the job would just be handed over to a ! monopolist. Alderman Simpson pointed lout, however, that such was not the case, as there were four firms compet ing for the trade, and that there would be just as much competition as there would be if wood blocks were included in the tender.
ALIEN DESERTER. ARRESTED AT MORGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
ALIEN DESERTER. VEEESTSD AX MOfiGAN. I At> Egyptian fiieman Mahomed Acmed, who deserted from the steamer Solveig at Port Adelaide oq March 7, was ar rested at Morgan On Monday he ap peared at the Port Police Court on a charge of desartio^i. Mr. S. H. Skipper, who appeared for the master of the ves sel, said he did not want to invoke the powers 'jf the Immigration Restriction Act, and suggested thai the defendant should be kepf in ci stody until the ship was ready to sai\ when the captain would make ;-U provision foT conveying Acmed from the Adelaide Gaol to the ship. The magistrate would net agrppi to that course, ibut granted a remand for sewen days.
THE CITY THAT SHALL BE. ADELAIDE ON SATURDAY NIGHT. FRUIT OF AN EVIL TREE. ("The Daily Herald" Special). [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
THE CITY THAT SHALL BE. ADELAIDE ON SATURDAY NIGHT. FRUIT OF AN EVIL TREE. ("The Daily Herald" Special). Ourselves mo£t we beneath the conch of earth Descend, ourselres to make a conch—for whom? —Omar Khayyam. A stroll through the streets of Adelaide on Saturday night reveals to the thought ful rbssrver much that is pleasant and much that is ibhocient. It depends in what quarter of ~.ne city he chances to be, whether the abhorrent is more in evi dence than the pleasant. The gaiety, space - nd freedom of King William street may be contrasted with the gloom and confinement of squalid alleys that are to be found further to the west The writer happened to be star c mg in Rundle street when ue decided to set out upon an ob servant ramble, ani he made his way into the Arcade. Xhere is a suggestion of the "land where .t is always afternoon" in the very name are'de, and without doubt it is a haven of rest to those tired with the bustle of fhe tasy and narrow thor oughfare from which it open...
THE LIME KILNS. OPINION DIVIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 15 March 1910
THE HUE KILNS. OPINION DIVIDED. A meeting of the proprietors of lime kilns and ethers was held yesterday after noon, but no.de'-i&jon could ie anired at in regard to the question of future ac tion. The manager of one large limewoiks stated on Mcnday afternoon that as for as his>firtn was eti ctrned it was thought that the iresent prcvided a good Bppor ttmity to cloie jdowa. in. order to get a supply of ma^riaL The building trade had oeen so -bri^k during the last few months that supplies .were eaten up aa they lame to han Boring the wet lea ther there was always a difficulty in cart ing wood and limestone, but.-now that they had the oppcrjunitv they would en deavor to get a laige supply in before the winter set in. Tile shortage of "tracks affected their trade a little, but this was a difficulty they w^re constantly expert encing. Another firm, hiwever, had a totally different opinion Tttre was, they stated, no intention of c&lt; sing down so far as they were conc...