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PETROGRAD DOOMED. (Reuter's Service). WASHINGTON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
PETROGRAD DOOMED. (Heuter's Service). WASHINGTON, Tuiesday. Tin' German army was onily eight, ?hours' distant from Pe-trograd' yester day. utid is still advancing, according lo si message i-ccciverl from Aunbassa «;or Francis, via Pe^ln. dated yester day. Tin- message adklcd that he would start I" leave Die capital if he could. Francis' imwsagc in substance wa s that while the Bolshevik^ had agreed to the Herman terms, the «. Grntan army con tinued its advance, and was only ;i few hours distant. As Francis was striding the messi't:Fi'iiieis. said he wis? . pre paring tu join wi 111 tli". Japanese and Chinese convoys in a journey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
Are SHOWING THIS WEEK a VERY FINE RANGE of B@@s®ee@e«8WBe«toeeee@e Our Show of CURTAINS is considered GOOD. We have LACE ClJR-^yyvvi^sysA/iV^Aii'VVVVVVi'V^yVV'V^ TA'iNS from -5/G to 45/ Pair, in splendid designs. r.RA'SS LAWN and COLD MADRAS CURTAINS are showing to Great Advantage... Wo have a Very Fine Lot of CRETTONNES. Among the Designs are thos- suitable for Furnishing',' or' the Latest in Skirts. One line REVER SIBLE CRETTONNE, in Red or Green, at 2/11 yard. A Very Pretty Cret lomie (reversible) at 4/G yard. If you arc desirous, of RE-COVERING your DOWN QUILT for the win ter, see'our Selections of FLORAL SATTEKNS, jusl the thing for the pur pose. . We have a few; Very Dainty Lines in JAP CREPE, which make up very nroltily for Kimonas, Dressing Jackets, etc. There are MANY OTHER LINES to INTEREST YOU at iWiA^WW OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE. The" Big House where the Values -are» PORT PIRfE FORTNIGHTLY MARKET, WEDNESDAY, -MARCH f>, at 2 p.m. 23 CATTLE, 215 SHEEP, 40 PICS. 1 PONY. ....
OLD AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
OLD AGE. Old age ;is if comes in the orderly process ?.f nature, is a beautiful and majestic' Hiiug. It stands for experi ence, knowledge, wisdom.', counsel. That is old age as it should be, but old age>as it often is means poor diges tion,, "torpid bowels, a slugish liver and a general feeling of ill-he;>lth. despon dency and misery. This in almost '-.very nstance is wholly mmecssary. One of Chamberlain's Tabules talc en immediately after supper ?will improve the digestion, tone up the liveer and rejrulate the how-els. Th.it feeling of j &lt;!-'.=!!&lt;>-,ih-ney will give way to one of :iikI good clieer. Obtainable , eveywfcere.- 1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
-Clothing aiid_Be@t Palace. * THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL MEN'S WEAR. Oiir Selection of Men'a Suits for Quality, Variety, Cut and Finish, ' 'Tailor-Made, cannot be beatea is tlie Commonwealth. Many lines still at Old PrL&lt;jS. We are continually opening up New Season's Goods in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. Our Stock is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were bougkt many months ago to arrive, and are at the present time much be low the market value. W. F. WELLS & CO. ALEXANDER-STREET, PORT PIRIE. s. C. COTTLE, G \b"VANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &c. TANKS, . BATHS, AND GENERAL IRONWORKERS, ALEXANDER ST., POUT PIRTE -VALUjc^ SALE NOW ON. Ladies' Washing and Buiifjy. - to - NV'miv Hals. 5/1I IG 7/11 : now I I en eh. Women's &lt; .ull'Jit \ &lt;-'SiS. 1/3 each. Black Cotton lluse. 7 Ad., 11 Ad.. 1/3 pair. Dainly Flower Posies, l/'G for 8 Ad. Black Ball Mending, worth 1/3. for 10Ad. Girls' Navy Bloomers, with calico bodice,...
PREMIER'S POLICY SPEECH Deliverd at Strathalbyn NO INCREASED TAXATION. OPPOSED TO PROHIBITION. A PORT AT VICTOR HARBOR. STRATHALBYN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
PREMIER'S POLICY SPEECH NO INCREASED TAXATION. OPPOSED TO PROHIBITION. A PORT AT VICTOR HARBOR. STRATHALBYN. Wednesday. The Premier (Hon. A. 51. Peake) ri> livered his policy speech at Stralh albyn to-night. A special train brought a large number of politicians up, and the hail was crowded. In the course of his address, Mr Peake said: Increase in Deficit. No expense of public money was spared by the Vaughan Government, for during that part of the last Parlia ment in which they were in office- -the deficit increased from £170,448 to well over i'l.000,000. I have failed to see in the administration of Mr Vaughan that the cost of any undertaking put before him ever caused hirn the slight est anxiety. The Coalition. i Dealing with the negotiations which j led to the Coalition, the Premier said: Personally, I had at the time to submit to perhaps the fiercest persecution any public man in this State has had to endure. Its cause, was and still is in explicable to me if I remove from ac ...
MYSTERIOUS "X." SUPPOSED CASE IN ADELAIDE. Adelaide, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
MYSTERIOUS "X." SUPPOSED CASE IN ADELAIDE Adelaide, Wednesday. At aiv inquest to-day on. Thomas Webb, wno -was supposed to have been a victim1 of the mysterious "X" .disease, the evidence failed' to explain the primary cause of -death. The man was 3"i' years of age, and had been a miner; . living at Broken Hill on and off for 20 years., Lattejrly he- bad been' a boilermaker's assistant at ?Port Adelaide. The evidence of his mates showed that he received a blow on the head on February 18, and a lump was caused. On Mon day last he ; complained of a -head ache1 and pain. He died at the Ade Iaidei hospital on Saturday. Dr. P. S. Hone stated trfJiat the man- nad convulsions, and paralysis! followed, ITe then j lapsed into. ' deep uncon sciousness and: died.
MOTOR CAR RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
MOTOR CAR RECORD. The world's hour molor car iraek reeord. which stood to tha cre'dit of J Chassayne 'England), at 107 miles 1672 yards, since October, If? 13, has at last been beaten. The new holder is the American crack, Ralph-De Palma, who. aboard a 12-oyiiader Packard, covered 109 miles in GO minutes. The highest speed attained for a lap during he test was at the rate of 115 miles ie.r hour. The drive took place on the Sheepshead Bay Automobile Speedway Tu*:ir New York. The first man to drive ' 100 miies In the hour was the late.Pi Lambert ('England), who, on a Talbot: !negotiated 103 miles 117*0 yards iir February, 1913, and~J. Goux (France) two months later increased the mile-' nge on a Peugot to 106 miles 387 yard*, a record which six months later fell to Chassayne's 12-cylinder Sun beam, and has stood ever since. .
THE CR[?]SE OF THE WOLF. (Reuter's Service). COPENHAGEN, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
* Tin: Cm?i>4K OF THE WOLl*. j \ Hciiifr's Service .. ! COPENHAGEN. TueEduv j Tlx* tiot-niuiidi carried CO. CJermnn . 'seamen, and! to of oti»c»"S-nat ionalitios* The Wolf's homeward voyage began in November via* South Africa. . F.u route a: sailing ship was -r.nk l&lt;y gunfire.' The Wolf ailirwards went at fuliif ppecdr '.northwards,- 4}>e CIqsz-' mu.ndi following. The plan wan to go northwards5 to. Iceland, init' heavy ice prevented thci Wolf, vbiih sailed southwards. Th;> ( lot''"Hindi too\ a northern course. '
Y.M.C.A. AND THE HOME FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
Y.M.C.A. AMD THE HOWiE FiRES. Ji.G.M. forwards its a communica tion in which lie says: "The gravest danger which our hoys face in this war.is not death, great as is their risk of l:iat, but the breaking down of home ideals. In keeping Ihem true to right statuTSrds, liy making them contented, furnishing comforts and recreation and irf other ways keeping the home tires burning. Die Y..M.C.A. is doing a won derful work, and will do a still more wonderful work with tlu&lt; continued support of the public. And in doing this work for the lads themselves our boys-the Y.M.C.A. is performing a service of immeasurable value in the winning of the great struggle to make the world safe for democracy. In the name of our boys and our country, the Y.M.C.A. has undertaken this work. "must 'keep the home ilres burn ing' in the hearts of those who are fighting1.our battle. Most of them will fome back. Shall it be as men of sti'onc character, good habits, lofty tdeals? It is largely up to us to...
TRENCH COMFORTS FAIR. A FINE DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 February 1918
TRENCH COMFORTS FAIR. A FIXE DISPLAY. The Trench Comforts Fair ami Sale .1 Goods was opened in tin; Town Hail .yiJ:;ierday afternoon l.y th.- Mayor ;.\lr A. 8. Koi'Kaii). wlig, iii i| few happy re marks. complimented tlin !a;!y Vronuu ters on 1 !it. splendid display ,,f .uoods and Uie excclloiic-e' oi' the decorations. Tin.-, arrangement. of Ihe stalls and their i'jsieful decoration made the general .'-.nV'i'L hriir?tt and singularly pleasing-. siHl visitors in the afternoon and cven l&lt;n^* were unanimous in their expres fclonS . approval.. Upon the seerelary (Mica ?y>yi;i_0isc*n;. one of our most »mt:rift?r vfrffcsrf8 for patriotic causes, ilu- hulk' of the organising-work has fallen. and with tTt.n ownaserneut in such eflicient hands tiie success of the lair -»v,s; assuml. Associated with Miss Oisen v\er«? a number of other ladies. wjt'j (i-nl invaluable assistance. There \vas a. insiiL'. attendance in the afternoon iiffil saiis^ii.ory business was done. In lh«? fveui...
The Terrible Turk PRISONERS DIE LIKE FLIES. AUSTRALIANS' HARROWING STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 1 March 1918
lite Teirible Tink PRISONERS DIE LIKE FLIES. AUSTRALIANS' HARBOWlW STORY. Aii amazing instance' of vitality and endurance . (says the special corres pondent of the Sydney Sun) is pro vided in. the case a.f* Lance-Corporal Pat O'Connor, 156S oi the 14: Battal ion, who came from Gippsland. O'Connor, private J. Davem, 2474 of the lGth Battalion, an Irish. West Australian, and Corporal' A; Shoe bridge, 10,561' o£. a Wellington, Ncw .^?oalaiid Battalion are the first prison ers who have5 arrived in, JLondon !tom Turkey. 7 They were a;ll engagad in the attach on. Anafarta,' in 1915. ^hen the An zacs were forced to retire they v.'ere left lying * on the field. O'Connor was crippled with; a bullet wound in the ankle and another through the flesh above the knee. lie was discovered by a Turk, -who raised- a heavy stone with? which he bashed in O'Qonnor's > \ forehead, smashing his skull. When he awoke a German ' doctor was treating his wounds skilfully, and said in; -that ho would recover ...