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MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS DDE TO-DAY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS DDE TO-DAY Katoomba, from eastern States 7.30 a.m., NO. 2 Quay mchwarth, mcEacharn Ltd. yandra from West Coast ports, Princes Wharf. Coast Steamships. Kooraka, from Ardrossan, 9 pjn^, Mc- Laren Wharf. Coast Steamships. Kopoola, from Fort Vincent, about 3 P-m., McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. Kapara. from Newcastle, night. Commer cial Wharf. Adelaide Steamship Co. Broadway, from Gulf ports, morning. Commercial Wharf. Adelaide Steamship Co. TO-MOHEOW Cathay, from. London via Suez. T a.m.- Outer Harbor. Elder. Smith & Co. I Matakana. from London, morning. ] Queen's Wharf. Aberdeen and Common-1 wealth Line. f Hurunui, from Liverpool. dayH&ht, No. ? 2 Quay. Elder. Smith & Co. Mlnnipa. from Port Lincoln, 7 ajm.. Cop per Company's Wharf. Adelaide Steamship Co. SAILING TO-DAY iCircumstances permitting) = City of Pittsburgh, for Java ports and; Singapore, afternoon, from Queen's Wharf. I William Crosby & Co. I Kooraka. for Ardrossan, at 9...
MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne, February 26. To-djsy's sales:—Commownealth. loans, S',4 per cent. (1933). £90 5/. £90 7/6: S',i per cent. (1931). £95 12/6; 51i per cent. (1941). £89 2/6: 6 per cent. (1932), £93 10/: 6 per cent. (1938). £94 7/6. £95; Victorian Government s>,i per cent. (1934), £100; Savings Bank si per cent. (1941). £87 10/; Commercial Bank, 16/; Gclds brough, 21/6. 21/9: Youngbusband. 22/3; Carlton Brewery, 28/, 28/1^; A. Hordem. 11/1, 11/; Australian Paper. 15/9; Aus tralian Glass. 28/41'z. 28/3: British Tobacco. 32/10>i; Broken Bill Proprietary, 14/11, 14/9; Dunlop. 9/9, 9/6*. Electro Zinc &lt;pret.). 18/2, 18/1; G. J. Coles, 2/9; "Herald," 36/; Peters (Vie). 10d.; United Provisions. 12/9; do. (pref.), 20/4: Yellow Cabs. 5/3; Broken Hill South, 33/T.4, 34/, 33/; do. (six weeks), 34/. 33/3; North Broken HiU, 446, 43/3; do. (six weeks). 44/. 44/3. 43/3; Sulphide Corporation. 7/10, 7/9; Zinc Corporation. 22/4i,z. 22/11.&; do. (six weeks). 22/6: Moun...
MINING NEWS DELORAINE BLOCKS GOLD MINES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MINING NEWS DELORAINE BLOCKS GOLD MINES The secretary of Deloraine Blocks Gold Mines, N.L. advises that the company has treated at its own battery, Deloraine, 47 tons of ore raised during development work, for a yield of 31 oz. ol gold, -valued at £3 13/ oz. Tailings assay 3 dwfc ton. Total ?ilue of ore. 60/ ton. Gold bonus and exchange at present rotes should add £35 to the above return. LAEKINVILLE FIELD „ ¥5" £ oraum ?*? Smith, secretary or Ivan Gold Mines. NX, writes:—"A 16-oz. slug was found on Friday at the north, end on Heler's lease No. 5240. Slugs up to 5 oz. now being found on tbe other side of the range. Heavy rain is holding up alluvial digging. There Is a new mining ru6h two miles west of LartinvlUe Mr H. Urquhart Is manning tUe original pegged leases at Larklnvllle In March. Clougn's lease 5235. shaft sinking continues la good- values. Moran's PJL Ko. 2558. shaft sinking iv good values. Several blocks being worked by companies. PJV. holders have now started to worK the...
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES AUBURN [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES AUBURN In the Kindergarden hall a farewell social was tendered to Sister Thomas who has been in charge of the district hospital for some time and Miss Thomas sho has also been employed there. The Rev. J. GLd inc presided, and addresses were given by Mr. J. E. Maddern (hospital). Mr. J. A. Mor com tSuiiXJay-school), Mrs. J. Gilding (Women's Foreign Mission Auxiliary, ol which Sister Thomas was president). E. Blatchford. A. L. Sandow, and the Bev. B. H. Pearman. Presentations were made to the la&lt;lies. - Items were rendered by | Mrs. J. Gilding. Mrs. W. S. Lindsay, and | Miss Ellen Morcom. ' BEEEI ! At a community concert held on the; oval, vocal and instrumental assistance was given by Miss Mildred Eowe, Mr. and Mrs. H- A. Fewster. Mrs. B. J. Knight. Mr. H. Moore, Mr. J. C. Irving and Mr. Jack pavis. A coUection was taken up In aid of the funds of the Berrl Soldiers' Memo rial Park committee. —At present condi tions are Ideal far drying operations...
COUNTRY WATER RATES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
COUNTRY WATER RATES At a meeting of taxpayers convened by the Council of Dublin, presided over by Mr. Prime, it was decided to forward the following resolution to the Premier ? Mr. Hill):— ?That this meeting views with grave concern :he proposed increase in water rates to 1 ?' ;x?r acre, and strongly urges the Governmsn: to reduce ;he present rate in sympathy with reduced land values. " ! The meeting a:=o carried the usual resolution of protest regarding :he land I tax assessments. j
SECOND THEFT AT WAREHOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
SECOND THEFT AT WAREHOUSE For the second time within a few weeks the warehouse of Silbert, Shar[?] and Bishop. Limited, of Bundle-street East, was broken into last night. As in the case -of the first robbery then was no sign of how the intruder! entered the building, bat it is though! that a window was forced. A large sack full of bran ba?s. rained at between 5/ and 15/ was taken. j
WOOLLEN MILLS IN FULL WORK EXCELLENT BLANKETS AND RUGS Visit to Torrenside [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
WOOLLEN MILLS IN FULL WORK EXCELLENT BLANKETS AND RUGS Visit to Torrenside From raw material to finished pro- duct, the process of blanket, rug and flannel making in all its stages was seen yesterday mornin g by members of the Local Industries Promotion Councfl, 11^ M"lls. Limited, at Tayior's "?£? TJl* a!?>? The Minister of In dustry (Mr. j. Mclnnesi. who is chair man of the councU. and Mr. V.- H. Ryan (secretary) were with the party ?forty years ago the business was a wool-scouring plant. Now the mills are 2X-;i c £/ Producing some of the finest ?*a^,.olaQkete, rugs and flannels in Australia. The party was conducted by the manager (Mr. W. L. Harden) and two assistants through the mill. „ Bnrrf and impurities are removed at the outset by washing and acid baths. If required the wool is then dj?d. &lt;?l machine combs out the fibres or the T2?}- Ch emeTSes m a thick ribbon. Later it is cut into narrow strips, which ; are condensed still further, and appeals wound on large ...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS February 27. DSITED KINGDOM. EUBOPE, CEYLON, EGYPT. INDIA. AND SINGAPORE.—^Per Mongolia (due London March 28). i Supplementary, via. Fremantle—Let- ; ters end commercial papers, this day, S a.ni.; late fee, 9JO a-m. Irom railway. Air mail closes 8 a vn. Saturday, at CJP.O.. connects with Mongolia at Pre | mantle (due London March. 25). Later malls to the United Kingdom (via Suez) —Per Orontcs. March 6 (due London April 4); per tloreton Bay. March 9 (due London April 9): per Narkunda. March 13 (due london April 11); per Oronsay, March 20 (due London April I£>. EASTEEX STATES. CANBEStBA. AND TASMANIA.—Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. S pjn.: late fee. 5.30 pan.: 6.25 F-m. from railway; Tuesday and Thurs day, 3.30 p.m.; late fee, 4 p.m.: 4.20 pjn. ; from railway. Saturday 3 pjn.; late fee, I 4 pjn. at railway-station. [WESTERN AUSTRALIA.—Monday. Wed ! cesday. and Friday. 8.15 a.m.; 930 s-m. Irom railway. Perth Fremamae and dis tricts, and Albany—Per Katoomba, Feb r...
CARGOES DULL Market Easier LONDON, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
CARGOES DULL Market Easier LONDON, February 25. The market for cargoes was featureless to-day, prices were lower and business in- active in sympathy with closing advices from America. Cargoes from Victoria and western Australia, March-April load lag, sold to Shanghai, but prices were not available. Parcels were quiet at 3*-*? ?? decline. A Western Australian April shipment sold at 22/. Futures-— ionflon—April, 20/2 quarter. Liverpool ctaed-Marcn, 4/3%: May, 4/3>i; July. 4/6%; and October. 4/8%. CHICAGO WHEAT „ ~ . CHICAGO, February 25. Steiciwheat opUons are quoted at 79% cents bushel. May 83% cents, July 67% cents, and September 68>J cents
WOOLPACKS WITH BLUE STRIPES BANNED STOCKOWNERS' EXECUTIVE BUSY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
WOOLPACKS WITH BLUE STRIPES BANNED STOCKOWNERS' EXECUTIVE BUSY Important business was transacted at an executive meeting of the stock- owners' Association, presided over by Mr. P.A. McBride. jruuuwing a resolution passed at tttel last meeting of the council, the Ade-I laide Woolbrokers' Association has de-' cided that in future woolpacks without a blue stripe wiU be ordered. The Commonwealth Railways Com missioner notified the executive that freight rates for stock over the East- West and North-West lines were simi lar to those operating in 1927, in ac cordance with the association's re quest. The executive resolved to ask the Western Australian association to co-operate in an endeavor to- secure a through rate ova: Commonwealth and State railways. The executive sup ported the Mount Barker committee's request that the Railways Commis sioner be asked to improve watering facilities for sheep at Nairne trucking yards. Motor Vehicles Registration The president and Mr. W. G. Dun can, MI....
Commission to Enquire Into Hongkong Currency LONDON, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
Commission to Enquire Into Hongkong Currency LONDON, February 25. Dr. Shiels, Colonial Under Secretary, in the House of Commons to-day, said a mission would go to Hongkong at once to enquire into currency questions there. The commission will consist of Messrs. Clegg, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Ezechiel, one of tbe Crown agents for the colonies, and Clauson. of the Colonial Office, secre tary. The commission will report to the Colonial Secretary, but action will not be taken upon the recommendations un til the Hongkong Government has been further consulted. Other interests would be consulted if desirable. C&IAS AND DIVIDENDS Dividends recommended by directors or finally approved by shareholders follow. C. denotes dates on which transfer books close, P. dates on wnlch payable. Adelaide Electric, naif-yearly on 6. 6>b, and 8 per cent. pref. P. Marcli I. Adelaide Steamship, at rote 4 per cent. 'C. Feb. 24 P March 10. A. G. Healing, pref. at rate 8 pcs cent. P...
SLUICE SYSTEM AT MURRAY MOUTH CONTROLLED SEAWAY To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
SLUICE SYSTEM AT MURRAY MOUTH CONTROLLED SEAWAY To the Editor I am, Sir, &c, ROSS GRAHAM. Tumby Bay. Sir— In the matter of locking the River Murray, the greatest problem, a "seaway," has been left until last. Con- ditions are as nature has, by argument of tides and storms, balanced them for ages- Such balance places the open ing and navigation of the Murray mouth beyond all question of utility and economy. It is a mouth that has too many arguments for us, so we must come away from it, and, I believe, to a solution of the great problem, namely, a controlled sluice system. The system is that of a controlled ingress, by barrages and lock, through the Murray mouth; then, at the fall of the tide, a controlled egress to the sea through a lock and canal at Goolwa. Goolwa would be made a basin by a lock above and a barrage below; the locks and barrages in the whole system being high enough to adequately con trol the water at highest tide. The locks to be so constructed as to allow t...
MR. BUTLER DUMBFOUNDED LIBERAL PARTY'S MISDEEDS To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MR. BUTLER DUMBFOUNDED LIBERAL PARTY'S MISDEEDS To the Editor I am, Sir, &c., MATTHEW ADAM, Mile-End. Sir— I am sorry to learn that Mr. Butler, leader of the Opposition, is back again at his old tricks of be- littling the workers. Mr. Bruce, ex- Prime Minister, recently publicly stated that bo:h sides had made mistakes; and Mr. Butler must bear his share of blame for tne deplorable conditions that exist at present in our State. If war broke out to-morrow, Mr. Butler would probably be found on the stump exhorting men whom he would not help in times of stress, to rally to the flag and fight for their country. But for the redder expenditure of his Gov ernment on the railways and in other; directions, there would not have been : any need for the lamentable system of i rations. By the way, it is quite in I order to ask Mr. Butler what he pro- duces for tee £700 per annum (less the farcical 5 per cent.) that the over burdened taxpayers are compelled to give him. Mr. Butler would b...
HELP FOR FARMERS GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
HELP FOR FARMERS GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED Sir —The Government's scheme to finance necessitous fanners for the coming season seems to have a fall- downstairs quality about it. Mortga- I am. Sir, &c, D.N. MARTIN Largs Bay. gees, the banks, the merchants (lor tbelr instalment on farm machinery), and the tax and rating authorities are to get some payment put of the crop, put there is no certain provision for any payment whatsoever to the farmer himself. He is to be the serf that he nas always been, only in a more ag gravated forni. Most of the farmers have worked for the last eeven years for less than nothing: in fact, they iiave mostly lost their savings, and now the Government comes along with a scheme to get another year's grind out, of them. If the fanners would wake up and demand at least the basic wacr> for themselves, to come out of ti-.c crop firci, it would he only a fmr thing. No doubt they are entitled at| least to that, in addition to what bit of rations they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
T\T7PUCATJ£ pTT.TTngftT> CHECK BOOKS specially adapted tor Drapers. Store keepers, and Retailers generally. *m? Advertiser" Office. A RETREADING TRIUMPH! TKEAD INDBTINGUIBRABLE FROM NEW ! (ta- m; ?v ??i tin mlniila. fhmtHle. non-akid Tread 1b practically Identical -with ?*?* &lt;* saw Tina. Toor friend* wast know the difference! Your Tires trill wear. ?MkSkc Bear anas. W? cnrantc* Tread and Casing for 6000 miles, in vmti&g, with tui KEPAIBa tar this dlrtanoe, THY ITS OUT WITH ONE TIBE to prove our claims, *****. y?s!^. CpMPKfctujnaivg STOCKS OF KEW TIKES IN THE STATE. TBK HWHKST ALLOWANCE IN AUSTRALIA ON WORN TIKES. KKIKKAJHMg PRICES. Brand New Job Tires. ;?..„ . „ , ? _,_ ? - ? GUARANTEED BY GDHTON xSxlisll 2 ? MxSJfll" ! FOR 6000 MILES fit m. Its -I 4 ? 38x6.60'. 112 6 These prices show yon a. saving- ot 20? i. MS alls - 1 * ? 2?x&?0 -1 13 ? 31 X S3S 4-ply £3 19 0 Tsf X.lS* - 1 ? ? SO x 6.50 .1 12 6 30 X 3?, BE 210 0 aiUi .in I SOxS.TT -I II 0 30 z 3Va S...
GOLD AND WEALTH SOME ECONOMIC FALLACIES To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
GOLD AND WEALTH SOME ECONOMIC FALLACIES To the Editor I am, sir, &c., A.T. SAUNDERS. Sir—It is amusing and exasperating to read the nonsense that is written about sold in connection with money. One of the errors is that gold has value because it is used as money; but the fact is gold is used as money be cause it is valuable and takes, on the average, a great deal of labor to pro duce. Suppose some scientist showed that all the grains of sand on Le- Pevres Peninsula could, with little labor or expenditure, be turned into grains of gold. What would happen? Simply that the value of gold would fall and this would be shown by an enormous rise in prices; in fact, infla tion would ensue. For class reasons1 political economists will not admit nor I discuss the truth, that the value of any I article is the average cost of producing it, and producing includes transport to where It is required for use and con sumption. There is no such thing as capital. The word is used to hide the fac...
BE THRIFTY! PRACTICE OF CARDINAL VIRTUES To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
BE THRIFTY! PRACTICE OF CARDINAL VIRTUES To the Editor I am. Sir, &c, J. E. SWANN, Angaston. Sir—Extensive political and financial reforms are imperative for Australia, but the main thing is for us to prac- tice more assiduously the ordinal vir- tues_ Let everybody be thrifty, and learn lessons from the past 16 years or more. Providence has provided its with over-abundance of wheat, wool, fruit, fish, and all necessary commodi ties, and a wonderful land to live in, and yet we are in need and want, and talk of bankruptcy. Why? Because what we should have saved has bsenj spent in over-indulgence in buildings, sport, gambling, drink, motor cars, non observance of Sundays, picture shows, and many vices. Every day there has been something new on which to waste our earnings. Be thrifty. Get back to God. Put our house in order, square things up by the end of Jane, and make an economic, thrifty, prosperous, and righteous start on July 1 for a better and wiser future.-
VIEWS AND COMMENTS FARMERS' EXPENSES GREATLY OUTWEIGH INCOME To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
VIEWS AND COMMENTS FARMERS' EXPENSES GREATLY OUTWEIGH INCOME To the Editor I am. Sir, &c J. CHRISTIAN, Yaninee. Sir—I would inform Mr. J. Saunders that it is useless to insert the thin, end of the wedge of the single tax prin- ciple until some of the other wedges have been withdrawn. When that has been done, probably most farmers will have no objection to a little extra land tax. Now for a few facts and figures. For 1,000 bags (3,000 bushels) of wheat we receive at this siding exactly £187 10/ after rail freight and handling charges are deducted. Railage to the nearest port takes £62 10/, or 250 bags. To produce the thousand bags many things are needed, including super, the railage on which is £15. Machinery, improvements, and repairs and fencing are necessary, which take at least another £15 in freight charges per annum. The farmer needs food and clothing and other things for which the rail charges at £12 10/ would be a conservative estimate. If he keeps a few sheep and sen...
NEW BERTHS AT PORT Ocean Steamers' Wharf Work Going Ahead [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
NEW BERTHS AT PORT Ocean Steamers' Wharf Work Going Ahead Work at the Ocean Steamers' Wharf, Port Adelaide, is making good head- way, and the first berth will be com- pleted within a few days. The con- struction of the road surface will be started as soon as money is available. Work will now be concentrated on the second berth. A coffer dam about 400 ft. long has been built, piles have been driven and the sheet piling is now being proceeded with. This berth should be completed to the present stage of the first berth by June. Next Month work will be begun on another coffer dam for the first portion of the final berth. arrow syndicate; limited The secretary advices having received the loliowing telegram from the manager (Mr. O. A. Archibald), dated February 26 "Crushed 53',i tcus, yielded 76 oz. 12 dwt. over plate. Telegraphing assay value or tailings later."