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WOODVILLE BOY SCOUTS Fair To Be Held [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
WOODVILLE BOY SCOUTS Fair To Be Held A committee has been formed at Wood yile to act in conjunction with the citi .ens' executive, to make arrangements to hold a fair in aid of the troop room build mn debt. This troop room, which was erected a few months ago by th, ,Voodville Citi zens' Committee for the tra~nin-g of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was officially epened by ~ir To mBridres last February. At that time the membershit' of "Lady Moulden's COw" Woodville Boy Seouts was 25, now it is 60. Since the officanl openin.r the bhildng fund d'bt has benj rM.,eed by 5£0, the total debt nmo being; £.1.25 . ., The fair will he held at Mt. .T. Bower s "wounds, St. Clai-. Woodn-Ole r-.i. on Saturdiy. Senteorbeor 9i. ~h. fol,-v':n'v have charge of the ghslls:--Sweets-Misse, 1f. Wishart (2). 3M. Noblet. and Mrs. W. T. .Tohns; c??l drinks and ioc, rn' XF(d!-,es ,atth, h'-- ard Arthur; bran nr.-3f i Rose Wols, cake--M3-da nmos Oh'gon. Caxm. an, XV. gt,,?-?s; a.ftnrc,,-oni tea-Me d~.,nme Wcl...
NEPTUNE'S JAZZ DRUMMER The Mate Makes Music WET PROHIBITION [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
NEPTUNE'S JAZZ DRUMMER The Mate Makes Music WET PROHIBITION Chief Officer Carter, of the British India motorship Durenda, now dis charging at Port Adelaide, has taken up jazz drumming as a hobby, and with an elaborate outfit makes the wild waves wilder. Today, accompanied by the ship's gramophone, he was busily engaged in playing raggedy tunes from "Rockets" and other musical plays, causing the feet of even the dark-skinned lascars on deck to shuffle fantastic steps. Whistles, clogs, cowbells, and motor horns vied with each other to drown the banging of the big drum, and if Neptune did not climb aboard to see what the fuss was about when the stew mer crossed the line, he must have; been deaf. The Durenda is from Now York, and members of her crew state that the position there as regards prohibition was wet indeed. A Government official was the first to board the steamer on arrival in U.S.A. waters, and he sug2 ge?ted that he possessed a thirst that only Scotch whisky could abate. He ...
POULTRY FOR PROFIT [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
POULTRY FOR PROFIT (By "Leghorn.") The next two or three months are per-. haps the most anxious of the year for the poultryman. They are the months, on which the whole success or other wise of the farm depends.? Unless a man can hatch his chickens: successfully he must fail. The insuba ting portion of the plan4t is the most important on the farm. Without your young stock you cannot carry on in the following years, because you have not suitable stock from which to breed. Hatching has to be done within a cer tain period, usualy from July until them end September. In some of the colder districts .arly 1iatchlng is not advisable, and one "an couItirue until the middle of October. In the city and on the, plains it is not aAvisahle to hatch chickens after the end of September. NUMBER TI HATC'H. A breeder should know before the sea son commences how many chickens he intends to hatch. You know the accommodation you have for breeding. Do not hatch more chickens than you can handle, because y...
Weed Burning Device [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Weed Burning Device The work of hundreds of laborers on the' tracks of an electric railway in California is, i, is saii, now being acconfplished by at -weert burning device that eliminates the1 hard work with mattacks and hoes. This, extensive t,-lley system, which ceutres inu Los Angeles, has hundreds td miles of track which must be kept free of weeds, and t.he device turned out to th.s end is attached t~o an electric locomotive and, to gether with an oil tank and water ear, i hauled over the lie at the rate. of about ten miles an hour. Green weeds and dry are destroyed alike by this device, and the cost is said to be but a fraction of the former expense, only about 3/4 for a mile strip some twenty feet wide. The invention is due to a railway man who had experimented for yers with weed burning apparatus, using crude oil as fuel. The crude oil is brought into contact withi live steam by this system, forming a gas emited under the car and ignited, burnin? the weeds to the roots and d...
Local Color [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Local Color Douglan Fairbanks and Mary Pick ford will visit Australia next year with the intention of making a. piature called "The Black Pirate," depicting addven tures of Capt. Bully Hafes. The inte rior a.nd nor-west, of the continent will be visited in order, to film the natives, and obtain local color. They're going to film the story Of bold, baxd Bully Hayes, With all his actions gory And all his cunning ways. When Douglas boarA the schoonier And pulls his pistol out, I guess that I would sooner .Ue somewhere else about. I like the new suggestion About the dusky stars, For the~' can he no question Their fame will rise to Mars. King Billy and his missus Will shortly make their bow; And records of their kisses Will greet the world somehow. With spears and dogs and wurlie Tney'll flicker on the screen, Their teeth a-flashing pearly And liv'ning up the scene. No detail will be lacking; There'll even be the fleas, A Binglhi busy tracking, And "Gibbit bacey, please." Swift boomerang...
ADVOCATES NEVER MANUFACTURE. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
ADVOCATES NEVER MANUFAC TURE. "An advocate is no more responsible in a great many cases for the facts brought out in a trial on the evidence elicited than an engine driver is re sponsible for the fact that a passenger takes a ticket for Gawler rather than for Dry Creek. An advocate is but an advocate. His function is not to manufacture evidence. His function is to supply a mouth to his client, and, above all, not to present his own, but his client's case in the best and most favorable light. His own personal opinion is immaterial. in fact, no Bri tish Judge will allow him to give his own personal opinion. His chief duty, not infiequently, is to bring order out of chaos and treat facts in their pro per relation to each other. Perhaps Ihe nearest parallel is the profession of an architect. An archi tect does not make bricks. He advises which direction the home should face, which features should be emphasised and v hich moditied, which design will best stand the rigors of the season, a...
Scent that Clung [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Scent that Clung Shopping list as long as your arm, an Adelaaide woman spent the afternoon loading herself with necessities for the larder and toilet. She came to the last item at a well-known draper's, and, while waiting for her purchases to be wrapped up, became aware of a malodorous- fflu Viurm. "What a dreadful smell!" she said to the assistant. "How can you work with it surrounding you?" The girl sniffed the air and remarked loftily, "I don't notice it. It's not on MY side of the counter!" Undaunted by the implication, the woman told a shop-walker that there must be a dead rat under the floor. The "For ward One" gentleman remarked that there certainly was an unusual aroma, and promised to have it investigated. With a sense of having done her duty the woman left the shop. The smell went with her. She got into a tramcar. So did the smell. She arrived at her home. The smell clung closer than a brother. "Most extraordinary!" she ejaculated. When she unpacked her basket she nearly s...
Then Somebody Guffawed [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Then Somebody Guffawed The ubiquitous messenger boy started the crowd. In ones and twos they began to gather around the group of men laying a telephone cable in King William street. Eyes strained round all sorts of ob stacles, heads pushed themselves in with irresistible persistence. The curio sity of the crowd was aroused. Unable to b?a.r the strain longer, one of the spectators approached the foreman. "Are you laying a cable ?" "No," came the gruff reply; "just burying a worm." * 0 *
Music Examinations and Scholarships [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
Music Examinations and Scholarships Teachir.9 of mu.sir, and intending candl d.t?s are notified by advertisement that tAugust 9 is the last day of entry for the publio" examinations in music conducted by the Australian Music Examinations ?oard. Two free scholarships, tenable for three years, are awarded. Syllabus, forms of entry, and information can be had from see retaries of local centres or te Uaiversity of Adelaide. _
SOUTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
SOUTH ADELAIDE. South have had a bad run of luck lately. Allen, their chazmpion wing man, was the first to go out owing to an injury, and now Vickers will pro bably not strip again this season. Vickers is said to be doing well after his operation. Williams was brought in on Saturday to fill Vickers' place at centre, and he put up a good performance. Gibson is back again in defence in Williams' place, and although he haa had a long run of accidents,-.s showing good form.
FOR SLEEPY EYES WHY THE TROLL LAUGHED Part II. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
WHY THE TROLL LAUGHED Part 1._ In answer to Peter's knoke the door was opened by the wife of the Troll, who held high over her head a candle. "What do you want?" she enquired in a gruff voice. "I have come to tr my luck at mak ing the Troll laugh,' said Peter. "A fine time you will have," said the old woman. "Come in." ,The wife had but one head, but it was big and funny looking, and Peter as he looked at her wondered how the Troll could keep from laughing every time he saw his wife. "He has gone to bed,' said the wife, "and I warn you it will be wise if you wait until morning before you try to make him laugh." "You can sleep here in the hall on the floor, and as soon as my husband is awake in the mornng I will call you." Without waiting for a reply the old woman left Peter and the Fox in the dark and went into the kitchen, closin, .'the door behind her. "She won't need to call me," thought Peter. " I shall sleep with both eyes eyes wide open, and in the meantime I Bhall take a look...
CHEAP POWER To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
CHEAP POWER To the Editor. "Lig Nite."'-Several of your corres pondents have written under this head ing, and their ldeats seem to be to use the brown coal that appears to be abun dantly distributed throughout the State. If the Government is going to continue its investigations, why no, turn its attention to the Bower Field, which is only 85 miles from Adelaide, with the Morgat railway line running through the centre of it? I think it was in 1902 that the Engio neer-in-Chief's I)epartment put down a hore near the Bower siding, and be.. tween a- depth of 411 ft. and 453 ft. from the surface penetrated a. sea.m of brown coal 42 ft. thick. As the bore was put down to get water for railway purposes, little attention warv paid at the time to the .coal, and when water was struck It was of poor quality, so the bore was abandoned. The extent of the seam is unknown, as notning has been done since in the way of legiti mate mining, except to put down a shaft in the Bower station yard. and that...
NEXT SATURDAY'S GAMES Norwood Should Win Again STURT'S HARD TUSSLE [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
NIXT SATIUJIJAYS GAMES Norwood; Should Win Again / STUlRTS HARD TUSSLE :Afler tt~turay~hgares- there will be only thrree mnre mathes for each club before thc finals. ~Ihe fight !or the pre ruiership four is growing more keen and the forth orning tussles will make a lot of difference. Every team is training bhard. Port and West are making a particrularly strong effort, for they have to win every match to give them a chanee.ef inclusion in the big four. Matches M.ex Saturday arer West v. North (Adelaide Oval). Norwood v. Gleneig (Glenelg). Stzrrt v. South (Unley). Torrens v. Port (Thebarton). North have been gradually falling back from the strong position they held at the end of the first series of matches. West are bound to give them a great fight for the honors of the day, and after the die ~ay put up by the red-and-blacks against orwood ]ast~ 'aturday it is hard to see them being beaten es si tion at Glenelg. The easterners0~rm last Saturday, however, was not nearly so good as they...
STURT. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
STURT. Bruce left for Melbourne on Monday. It is doubtful whether he will be avail able on Saturday. E. Beatty is suffering from a severe cold in the right eye. Rocchi has a badly bruised leg, and has been ordered to bed. O. Beatty injured his knee on Satur day, and is not likely to play again this year. Golding and Sharp will be bm Saturday. Ryan and Les. Pelzer, from the B team, Who have been away injured, are back with B."
PROGRESS OF PLAYERS Notes From Training Rooms NORWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
PROGRESS OF -PLAYERS Notes From Training Rooms IiORWOOD. Potts and Sibley are stiUl on the in Iured list, but there is a possibility of the interstae ruckman taking the field. Several players were injured last Satur day. Packham, Basil Scott, and Lee were limping on Sunday Poackham is a doubt ful starter against Gleneig. If Dobson is utilised as a ruckman against Glenelg, the selectom will prob ably recognise the claims of Whitfield for inclusion in the defensive division. Symonds is also playing remarkably good football with the B team, and may find a plaoe in the senior eighteen. How ever, he is essentially a rover, and there is little likelihood of him being given a run on the ball.
LEAGUE RESULTS May 5. [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
LEAGUE RESULTS May 5. Norwood,. 9-11, beat Sturt, S--10. North, 10-12, beat South, 7---5. To"reno. 8-10, beat West. 7-14. Port, 10---10, beat Gleneig, 5---4. May 12. South, 13-22. beat Glenely, 4---10. Norwood, 16--0, beat Torren., 8-13. North, 11-12. beat Sturt, 9---11. •Port, 7-17, beat West, 5-8. May 19. Norwood, 12-16, beat Port, 7----. Sturt, 15-8, beat West. 8-14. South, 12-14. beat Torrens, 8-7. North, 9-17, beat Glenelh, 6-7. May 26. South, S-9. beat Sturt, 8---6. Torrens, 9--13, beat Port, 9--9. West, 9-12, beat North, 8-12. Norwood, 14-18, beat Glenelg, 6-16. June 2. South, 14-12, beat Port, 10-10. Sturt, 12-17, beat Glenelg, 8-14. North, 7-15, beat Torrens, 6-16. June 4. Norwood, 7-7, beat West, 4-17. June 16. Norwood, 8-12, beat South, 6-8. Start, 13-12, beat Torrents, 5---9. West., 8-19, beat 9lenel?, 4-7, North, 14-16, beat Port, 7-12. June 23. West, 10--9, beat South, 5--7. Norwood, 6-.5 beat North. 4-4. Sturt, 11-S, beat Port, 8-7. Torrens, 13-13, beat Gleneig, 7--7....
WAS IT A GOAL Incident at Norwood Match MEANT DEFEAT TO WEST [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
WAS-IT A GOA Incident at Norwood Match MEANT DEFEAT TO WEST Whether a point that was kicked in the second quarter of the Norwood West match by Manuel, of West, should have been a goal has given rise to considerable controversy in football circles this week. In the second quarter Manuel marked and kicked a goal. Almost immediately the tall red-and-black man tried again from the wing, *and placed the ball truly. Just as the leather reached the opening, however, a bunch of players went up for a mark, and Clapson emerged holding the leather, so it seemed, right on the line. Contrary to the crowd's expectations a point was waved, and West's goal leeper kicked off. .Many maintained th:.t it was either a mark to Cla.pson or a goal. If he had taken the ball before it reached the line it was a mark to him. If he grasped it after it had been over the line it was a goal. The incident aroued keen specula tion. Although West took their defeat sportingly it is still maintained that it was a goal....
CHAMPION RUCKMAN McGREGOR'S GREAT GAME Doubtful Player for Saturday [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
CHAMIPION RU ANB McGREGOR'S GREAT GAMEt Doubtful Player for Saturday Rarely has a more distinguished game been given by an injured foobballer than that by Bruce McGregor, for W'est against Norwood, last Saturday. His first season in league football, Mc Gregor has stepped into the first ranks of footballers with amazing quickness. Thousands of supporters have been thrilled by his long screw punts and beautiful marks. But his display against Norwood was the best that has been given for many a day. In won derful fashion he marked in the forward lins after the second quarter. Inva riably he 'emerged out of the scrim mages hol'ping on one leg but having the ball in his possession. Bruce McGregor. !.le(regor, althotugh only a year or two out of his teens, is the champion ruckman of the State at present. He was not always a follower, however. for up to two years ago he played half f1rward 5He commenced at the Hill with the Burke Ward School team about 1915 and later played for the LMica SI...
DISMISSALS AT WATERWORKS Shortage of Castings MORE NOTICES FEARED [Newspaper Article] — News — 1 August 1923
DISMISSALS AT WAT ER WORKS Shortage of Castings MORE NOTICES FEARED Notices of (lismissal were served upon ten fltter5 30(1 turnIers tUnployed at '.he, \Vaterworks Department. Kent Towu,. this mfornin g ((3 3 Coiun of t h' shor tige of castings. hrought about by the reuI if meu emploveil at Migssrs. 1la~vke & Co.s fiiunilrv it Kaliunda. ti carry 4)ut the wurk b&.'u~s- the pattern~s had lbeen deulrbued "black. ' The dismissals will take effect as from Friday. It is undcrtor.-i I hat the men con corn,'1 are rim pri.se1 of day an ni h iht' shift rnen. Vneisiness has bren causisd amnonz the remfrlnaind1 (if the ml'n, who iXear thatI further dismiuisals max- take pl I.