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NEARLY A DISASTER Express Passengers Tell Experiences WASHAWAYS ON SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LINES BROKEN HILL TRAIN DELAYED ALL NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
N LRY A DISASTER Express Passengers Tell Experiences WASHAWAYS ON SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LINES BROKEN HILL TRAIN DELAYED ALL NIGHT Stories of the hairbreadth escape of passengers on the Melbourne express which left Adelaide on Tuesday an'd was derailed through the collapse of a culvert near Glenorchy Station, Vic toria, were related upon arrival, an hour late, of the train at North terrace this morning. "Although it ,'as dark when we "wassed through." said one passenger, :'we Could ?ee that the escape of p~as sengers on the unfortunate exprcss had been miraculous. Two mail coaches were completely upside down, with the wheels staring at the moon. You can imagine what the scene looked like in the night. This morn ing's express came over the wash:Iway/ part by way of a deviation line about: a half a mile long. From there we! could se' two sleepers lying 30 ft. away from the Irack. You never saw any thing like it in your life. One bogey was submerged in mud." "It war a marvellous escape," ano...
SEMAPHROE PHONES Erection of Exchange COST ESTIMATED AT £7,850 [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
S[MPIROE PHONES Erection of Exchange COST ESTIMATED AT £7,850 Semaphore is to have a, new tele phone exchange. At Dresent Semaphore is connected with the local post office, but according to a letter from MIr. N. Makin, M.H.R., received by the Port Adelaide City C:ouncil, £7,850 has been placed on the Estimates for the erection of a new luilding. Plans have been prepared for submis sion to Federal Public Works Commit tee. Inspector A. I. Darke entered Ru Rua Private Hospital today to uiidergo an opelration on Friday. He has Appiied. to the Education Department for four months' leave of absence.
Storm Signals Down Harding On Way To Recovery ILLNESS FOLLOWS LONG PERIOD OF STRAIN AND WORK (UNITED SERVICE.) VANCOUVER, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
Storm Signals Down Harding On Way Th Recovery ILLNESS FOLLOWS LONG PERIOD OF STRAIN AND WORK (UNITED SERVICE.) VANCOUVER, August 1. Dr. Sawyer, according to a message from San Francisco, says, "I feel the President is now entirely out of dan ger. I do not know it, but I feel it. We have the toxin under control, and feel that the crisis is over, and that the President is well on the ,road to re ccvery." (UNITED SERVICE.) NEVW YORK, July 31. After a day of great national anxiety and fears, the American people have been relieved by a. hi~ghly reassuring bul letin from San Francisco stating that President Harding has enjoyed a most restful sleep for six hours, and now feels better, and is less exhausted. In other words, the storm signals which Dr. Sawyer, the President's phy sician, described as flying, have now been lowered. President Harding's temperature has gone down to 100 deg., ihis p)u!se from 125 to 120, and his respiration is 40, wnich is regular. He is taRing nourwl mont, his ...
SHIP DISPUTE OVER Canadian Winner Resumes UNLOADING CARGO [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
SIP DISPUTE OVER Canadian Winner Resumes UNLOADING CARGO After being idle for over two days owint to the timber handling dispute, the steamer Canadianil WVinner resumed work ?l Thursday morning. She ist now putting out her cargo of oregon at the T'. HIead Wharf, Port Adelaide, The vessel is a unit of the Canadian Government line, all the boats of which lbear the prefix Canadian, other shipsl buin thie C'anadian Traveller, Cana dian Miller, Canadian Pioneer, and Canaodian Inventor. In all, there are 20 of these steamers trading with Aus tra1-a.
FLOODS SUBSIDE Sturt Creek Going Down HENLEY TRAMS RESUMED [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
FLOODS SUBSIDE Sturt Creek Going Down HENLEY TRAMS RESUMED Although further rain fell last night in Adelaide and parts of the country, the flood waters have receded. Resi dents of the low-lying areas are feeling more at ease. Mlorphiettville experienced more heavy rain last night, and Inhabitants were caused concern. By this morning, how ever, the waters had disappeared. The Bay road was quite clear, and the workmen, who had to cease opera tions yesterday in connection with the laying of gas pipes, were able to re sume. The paddocks of Morphettville Stud Farm were still covered this morning, no more water was going over them. It was reported this morning that al though a heavy downpour occurred last night, the Sturt Creek was going down. The water on the Henley Beach road had all gone, and the tram service wai resumed. The 'Crust does not expect to be put to any more inconvenience. bt?, in case of further ftloo's, it has drags ready. "Everything down here is all right," declared Cap...
APPLEBEE CHARGED WITH MURDER Unhappy Married Life STORY OF SHOOTING TOLD BY CROWN [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
PPLEBEE CHAR T _RDER Unhappy Married Life STORY OF SHOOTING TOLD BY CROWN A slight twitching of a mobile mouth ,Iw-s the only indication Edw-ard Frank I Applebee gave of the strong emotion he was under as he leaned heavily on Sthe railing of the dock of the Criminal Court this morning. The charge of murder was read to him. A hush fell upon the crowded Court. The gallery was filled with oih lookers of both sexes. Applebee is a laborer. 22 years of age. Thie charge against him is that in May 5 last at Bowaen he murdered certrude Susan May App;lebee, his wife. In a clear voice he pleaded not guilty, staring fixedly before him at the jury box. I-le show ed active interest in the panneliinrg of the jury, and quickly issued a challenge when he thought his counsel was; not about to do so. Mr. A. J. Hannan, with Mr. C. L. -hbbott, appeared for the prosecution, and L\lr. J. J. Daly, with Mr. J. L. Travcrs, represented Applebee. THE CROWVN CASE. Mr. Albott. in outlining the case to the jury, ...
FOR VISITORS Gallery In Commons READY FOR AUTUMN SESSION LONDON, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
FOR VISITOR Gallery In Commons ,EADY FOR AUTUMN SESSION (REUTER'S.) LONDON, August 1. In the House of Commons the Spea ker announced he was arranging the proposed Dominions gallery, to be avail able at the beginning of the autumn session. He nwas considering whether in view of the fact that there might be few or no Dominion Parliamentary rc presertati\'ves in London in certain sea sons of the year it might not be de sirable to admit other distinguished visi tors from Dominions and elsewhere to the gallery.
ALLIES IN RUHR DIVERGENT COURSES FEARED (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
ALLIES IN RUIR DIVERGENT COURSES FEARED (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 1. France fully recognyises the gravity of the decisions which Great Britain is now forced to take (says ita message from Paris). It is urged that all secon dary considerations should. be set aside in viw of the possibility f th Allie fol lowing policies which may become not only divergent but also definitely in opposition. It is believed that Belgium and France are united most firmly regard ing the necessity of Germany ending the passive resistance campangn, which is the chief cause of British embarrass nment. The suggestion that Great Britain will publish all the recent correspon dence between France and Great BEri tain is causing perturbation. France considers she has nothing to fear from such publication, but affirms that it would hearten Germany by publicly re cording the plints of difference between the Allies. The question is raised'whe ther it would not be desirable first to obtain France's Fe...
RUSSIA AND JAPAN Pourparlers Ended SHANGHAI, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
RUSSIA AND JAPAN Pourparlers Ended -4-- (1EUTER'S.) SHANGH-IAI, August 1. A mes±sage inom T'royo states that the preliminary Russo-Japanese pour parlers cndcd Tuesday afternoon. The Go\vernment will decide later whether an excha!nge of views justifies the open ing of a lormal conference. On July :t our Shanghai correspon dent culacd:-The fact that at yester day's i-usso-Japanese conversations the discussions regarding Nikolae\sk were abandoned and other questions such as debts recognition and Saghalien were not taken up is regarded as foreshadow ing an early conclusion of the prelimi nary pourparlers, after which the dele gates are expected to draw up a menlo randum on the respective opinions for submission to the Government. Apparently little of concrete value has resulted from the conversations, which have" been merely an exchange of opinions and not intended to reach dcfi -ite conclusions.
EXHIBITION SHIP Departure Delayed £60,000 CAPITAL WITHDRAWN (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
E IBITION SillP Departure Delayed £60,000 CAPITAL WITHDRAWN (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, August 1. Owing to the further withdrawals of capital totalling £60,000, the departure of the exhibition ship '"British Trade" has again been delayed. Since the last withdrawal of £40,000 three other sup porters have withdrawn smaller sums, necessitating reconstruction. A new board of directors is -being elected, blt the hopes of obtaining a prominent shipowner as managing di rector have not yet been fulfilled. The ship is lying at Hull. It is undergoing renovations, which have not been com pleted. It will be impossible for it to sail before the middle of September.
EUROPEAN AFFAIRS Participation By America REPUBLICAN PARTY SPLIT [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
EUORPEAN AFFAIRS Participation By America REPUBLICAN PARTY SPLIT Mr. Harding is a martyr to duty. Throughout his strenuous speech making tour he fulfilled the most esxacting engagerrn~ents and neglected all physical exercises.' Golf, which the doctors prescribed, as essential in view of his high blood' pressure, he refused to play in deference to the Sabbath strictness in the western constituencies on the only days when his speaking programme permitited. Personally Mr. Harding is beloved by the entire nati6n.- but politically his trip has been deemed a failure. As on the occaAion of Dr. Wilson's catastrophic trip! on behalf of the League of Nations, so now when Pre sident Harding ii seeking the assent of the nation toi participation in the International Court of Justice the Tso lationists, led by Sen. Hiram Johnson, are on the warpath. Sen. Johnston, viciously a~ttacking President Harding's foreign policy, hats announced his in te'ntinn nV tnllri-bs th, onllntrv in opposition to any...
SALT IN THE MURRAY Why Barrages Not Built [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
SALT IN THE MURRAY Why Barrages Not Built Following up his remarks on the ad dress-in-reply about the necessity for barrages to prevent the inflow of sea water into the lower reaches of the Murray. Mr. Heggerton, in the Assem bly today, desired to know why effect had not been given to the Act passed some years ago to provide for the con struction of barrages to prevent the in flow of sea water to Lakes A?lexandrina and Albert. The Premier said that following the passing of the Act the people of the dis trict had protested, and the Government of the day decided not to go on with the works. The matter, had not been taken up by any suceeding Government. The Government did not intend to submit the question of the position of barrages to Mr. Kermode. That matter had been investigated by a competent Commission. Detcctive-Sgt. Allchurch (Adelaide Police Court Prosecutor), who recently recovered from an attack of influenza. is again confined to his bed.
BACK FROM AMERICA Lady Kidman Visits Mormons "Good Living People," She Says [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
BACK FROM AMERICA Lady Kidman Visits Mormons "Glood Living People," She Says Ten months ago Sir Sidney and Lady Kidman, with their son (Mr. WValter Kidman) and daughter (Mrs. Sidney Ayelrs), left on a trip to America. Sir Sidney and his daughter came back some weeks ago, but Lady Kidman stayed on with her son, as his health necessitated a special course of treat ment. She arrived in Adelaide this morning. The voyage home was made in the Makura, and Lady Kidman spent a week in Sydney with her daughter (Mrs. Nel son Clover). Out at Eringa, Hyde Park, this morn ing, Lady Kidman was surrounded by members of her farnily-all talking at once. She herself had much to say, in a most interesting way, of her stay in America. She looks wonderfully well,. and says she has enjoyed every minute of her stay, but is glad to be back in South Australia. From Vancouver Lady Kidman and her son went across the Rockies to Mon treal, then on to Boston, where they stayed for 10 days. "Boston is the most Eng...
LABOR'S CHOICE Coming State Elections [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
LABOR'S iN}OI1E Coming State Elections The United Labor Party has selected the following candidates to. contest the State elections: ASSEMIBLY. Ade'aide.-J. Gunn, W. J. Denny, A. A. Edwards. North Adelaide.-F. WV. Birrell, S. R. Whitford. West Torrens.-J. McInnes, A. J. Blackwell. Port Adelaide.-J. L. Price, F. Con don. Ea.st Torrens.-H. Kneebone, L. C. Hunkin, H. J. George. Sturt.-T. Grealy, F. W. Lundie, 3. S. Verran. Port Pirie.--LT. L. Hill. J. C. Fitz gerald. Newcastle.-T. Butterfield, W. Har vey. Vallaroo.-R. S. Richards, J. N. Ped lar. Miurray.-F. C. Stamford, M. B. Woods, A. W. Scott. Burra Burra.-M. R. O'Halloran, A. R. G. Hawke, S. McHugh. Wooroora.--. Robertson, A. A. 3. Tonkin, H. E. Bowden. Victoria.-E. 3. Shepherd. Flinders.-J. O'Connor, J. Pollard. LE.ISLATIVE COUNCIL. No. 1 District.--A. A. Kirkpatrick, T. Gluyas. No. 2 District.--J. J. Daly, A. G. Roberts. Northern Division.-H. E. George, 3. S. Warner.
ROAD CLOSED [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
ROAD CLOSED In connection with a Daragraph under Good Roads and Bad, a.later report secured by the Automobile Association states that the ?Vasleys to Mallala road Is in such a bad condition that it wil be closed for some weeks.
Start Life Afresh Crown Prince's Wish HAIR NOW COMPLETELY GREY (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, August 12. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
Start ife Afresh Crown Prince's Wish HAIR NOW COMPLETELY GREY (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, August 12. A recent visitor to Wieriengen, writ ing to "The Manchester Guardian," says the former Crown Prince of Ger many is living at a vicarage there, sur-: rounded by books and pictures from Germany. His face is fuller and more furrowed, and his hair is completely grey. I-le is stil a I.onarchist, after five Years of exile, but is not meditating thei overthrow of the Republic. He said he would like to return to Germany! as an ordinary citizen, or begin life afresh in America, He generally has his breakfast in his shirt-sleeves. Hi sonly luxury is an occasional bottle of French chamin pag-ne. At Doom the former Kaiser is much more a prisoner. He is surroundod byi barbed wire and the path outside is Patrolled by go-ndarnes. ifis belief,! unshared by his son, is that some day he wil Ireturn to Germany. where he wil be ungnimously acclaimed. ... . . . . _ w,, .
PORT ADELAIDE PEOPLE No State Bank Facilities [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
PORT ADELAIDE PEOPLE No State Bank Facilities No facilities for making- payments tol the State Banki locally will be afforded to the 1.071 c itizens, soldiers, and civi li:ns of For: Adelaide who have deal ing, with the Bank was the informattion zivcen to Mr. Price by the Prem:ier in the Assembly today. Mir. Price suggested tlhat an ifficial of the Bank should be sent to the Port two days a month.