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CODLIN MOTH AT THE ROYAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
CODLIN MOTH AT THE ROYAL SHOW. './? . A correspondent writes: — ''Hie strongest and most strikin-i'commeritar.v on' the posi tion, of the codlin moth question .was seen;at the magnificent autumn show of the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural So ciety. The Government is spending some £700 a year under the Fruit Tests Act, chiefly iu connection with the codlin moth. The result up to the present is that we have little if any more authentic local knowledge of the pest than we had six years ago, the public :purse is the poorer, the applegrowers are irritated and angry, and the moth is so triumphant that it has invaded the choice exhibits of the royal show. Can there be any more absurd con dition of things than to have a law prohib iting the distribution of codlin mothinfect ed fruit by sale or otherwise, and at the same time to have infested articles dis played- on the show tables of the finest fruit show of Australia? In several dishes of apples and pears specimens had been cut by the...
THE ROTARY PRINCIPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
THE ROTARY PRINCIPLE,, The first- of January,. 1^70, however^ saw an entirely new departure) anlf for^ the first time 'The Register' was/j-riut- ed upon a four-feeder jotary machim , or one m wuicn tne 'jnipressioir waK1 produced, not by the pressure of a cy linder upon a flat surface, but by the pressing of t\vo2cyliuders ono.against the other. The type in columns were transferred to shallow «tioies 'sir 'turtles,' forming! segmenta',''o1£ a Sy? Under and screwed! in by jamming ~'po tightly that everfht a'speed of '10,00'J copies per hour it could not fly off by centrifugal force. The turtles bein,j fastened to the printing cylinders very much in the same way that the stereo type plates 'now are, the machine was made to operate, upon each sheet of paper by 1; drawing it thfougli between printing and impres sion cylinders, and throwing - from which these shining metal plates have come, we mount several flights of . stairs, pass through the making-up por- . tion of the composing-depa...
INSPECTING THE NEW MACHINE. A REPRESENTATIVE GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
INSPECTING THE: NEW;' MACHIR i A KKi'llESEXTATIVE GATHERING. An important gathering in the history' of 'The Register' and its associated » pa licrs took place 'at iiio offices in. Gienfcll' street en W^eclnesdav raftffnooh. Afarch. 0; It is only a very., few, years ago .'that' the; most modern press of the age '.vrasi.it,i trod ue- ; ed by tlie proprietors to print, 'fold;. ; and cut tJie broadsheets, but larga asUi'e capa city of that- machine was coiisidcried-to 1k%. it has in a iaw short years' proved 'iiisiiffi; eient for the.iiKni'rciupiits'.'bf '. ''The .Regis- ter.' ? It bcpiinie absolutely; neeessar.t'.iuoi--. der 'to keep pace with .the' public -demand ' to lay (lo\vn ' the.- liiost-, up-to-date- ma-; chinery that the ' fainous -liym 'of 'JHo'e; itnil Co. tculd sunply,':.!ind;no\v. '.the- cn-^ terpriec- cf tlie proprietors ; is ;i'o'- -be; ..seen ;' in a -very tangible ;fon«- . '-'he gatli3ring qn^ Wednesday \v.i5 arranged for tlie- pur-pose-' nf inspeoting. tiie ' Hob th'r...
STARTING THE NEW MACHINE INTERESTING SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
STARTING THE NEW MACHINE. mTRE^TXG SPEEXJjiliS. On Saturday morning the second inspec tion of 'The Register' mechanical depart nients in general and the new press in par ticular took place. The gathering was very inUuentinl, representing jn particular various associations and other, public bodies in tne -colony, and including the Commissioner cf Public Works (Hon. R. W. Foster), Sit- Edivin Smith, Sir Charles Todd, and several of. the members of Par liament for the metropolitan area. Miss Kyifin Thomas— tne eldest daughter of Mr. .Robert Kyttfn Thomas — wno represent ed the fourth generation of the family con nected with 'The Raster,' started the new machine, and the visitors stood and \utched with amazement while it simply poured out copies of tlie'. special triple num ber of 'The Evening Journal.'' After an inspection of t'he mechanical departaems of the oltice an adjournment was m^dc to the capacious ]Kiper. store, where refresh ments -were provided. Mr. Robert Kyfliu Thomas pres...
THE MOTIVE POWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
THE MOTIVE l'OWEll.. Simultaneously with the .introduction of- tlie new. priuting machinery there has been installed jn our.meelianical printing department 'one of the most powerful gas-engines in this part of Australia. It .wits made specially to mir .order by Crossley Brothers. The experience of the' office during the last few years has been all in a direction which virtually bears out tlie bold pro phesy uttered by Professor Sylvanns P. Thompson last, year when he said emphatically that, 'gas is the motive power of the future-.1^ and that to a very large extent it will . supersede steam in manufacturing and other ope rations within the limits of cities. .Steam is still kept up in 'TIir ltegls Tor' Office, but. the principal use to which as ;i rule it will in future be ap plied will be the drying of the mats for the stereotyping process. The new gas?engine . has a capacity of sixty, brake, horse-power — which means that it can overcome the same resistance by n brake as a steam - e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
AVe hive been shown by Mr. A. Lced* ham, of Kullnrton road, Parkside, u re markable hen's egg. ? There were really two eggs, the outer one being of abnormal size. Inside this yras a perfect egg of about the ordinary size. , We have received the 'Journal of Agri culture and Industry' for 3Iarch. In connection with the S.A. League of Swimmers a 200 yards handicap race will be competed for this evening at the city baths. There will be twelve starters, all of whom were prominent at :the 'recent carnival. 2Cext Thursday St. Peter's College will hold its annual snvjmming matches at the city i baths, and this will conclude the swimming K season there as 'far as contests are concern-^^ ed. Mr. C. liastard, the swimming niiifter,'(^r is now paying visits to country towns, y giving instruction to the children attend ang the schools. . . . In another column the well-known scenic and decorative artists, Messrs.. .Marques Hrothei-s, call the attention of the business community to the facilities-...
THE INVENTION OF PRINTING MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
THE INVENTION OF PIUXTING MACHINERY. It is interesting to turn to the his torical events which produced such a: remarkable piece of 'apparatus -as- the thrwvroll sti'aiffht-lino nrintinar ma chine. These events owed their origin partly to two or three Englishmea. partly to several Americans, and . in some degree at least to an; ingenious Italian. 'Robert Hoe. the -'founder -'of the famous- firm, was born in 17S1 in Leicestershire, and was the son of a farmer, who bound him to the trade of carpenter. Being, determined --to emi grate to America., unsaved up and 'pur- chased- bis indentures, arter.whicb-.be was soon' in New York, in company w-itb two brothers-in-law., ojip of whom had ' inven.ted.a new kind of hand press for printing. Peter Smith's. hand press was. well known, throughout the .east ern States.- and .various- improvements on it were made by Robert Hoe before he died in 1K53. The eldest of his three sons. Colonel Richard Hoe, was iii many respects a. remarkable man: He in...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND THE WINE INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND THE WINE INDUSTRY. A correspondent writes:— 'The Govern ment of Western Australia are about to perpetrate the mistakes of the eastern colo nies by erecting a building for a central winery and distillery, equipped at a cost of £10,000, and with the intention of leas ing it at a low rental to any proposed com pany who will take it. They may find themselves in the same box with the Vic torian Government, who erected a viticul tural college at Rutherglen at an outlay of upwards of £20,000, only to find that for the last three years there was a staff of officials, but practically no wine or stu dents; and the building has been closed for want of support. Private enterprise in South Australia has supplied the wants of small growers by making cellars and pur chasing grapes- and new* wine in districts as required, and the Government of West ern Australia could' better spend £10,000 in guaranteeing a company whose business will be to make the concern profitable alike to...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
SPECIAL NOTICE. Announcements of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, not exceeding live lines, are inserted once each in 'The Register,' 'The Observer,' 'The Even ing Journal,' and Special Summary prepared for transmission to England for the single charge of Half a Crown; extra lines tkl. each. The name and address of the sender must in all cases be given. BIRTHS. ROBINSOX.-On the -Jaih February, at Hamp ton street. Goodwood, the wife of ,1. A. Robinson, of Franklin Harbour, of twin daughters. MARRIAGES. DUNN— CRASE.— On ? the 7th April, 1900, at Adelaide. Lionel, eldest son of George Dunn, Gum Hank, Charleston, to Ethel, second daughter of George Crasc, North Adelaide. , WAWIAM— NOTTAGE.— On'tha-Slih January, at ?St.- Andrew's. ?Walkemlle, by the- Rev. A'. K.\ Chignell, Herbert IrfOniird; son of the Iate'W. Wad-: ham. to Emmie Blanche, daughter of Mr. James Xoltagc, of Gilberton. At home, Liston street Parkside, from 11th to 15th March. WILSON-GILBERT.— On the 13th February, at the Meth...
FATAL ACCIDENT TO A CHILD. GAWLER, March 10 [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
FATAL ACCIDENT TO A CHILD. - GAWLER. March' 10. A sid fatality occurred jvslerday morn ing at the farm of Mr. C. ll. Zweck, near fchcaoak J.og. Mrs. Zweek had just got into a trap to go to Roseworthy for tin: purpose of meetings 'her mother from.' r Broken Hill, when oac of the Tcins became ' detached or had not been fastened. The horses bolted towards the gate, and along the tame track was walking Mrs. Zweck .s seycn-year-old gal. Notwithstanding the efforts of the mother to pull the ; horses ~*-i aside,' tlie pole of tne liuggy struck tho child behind the ear. The girl's skull was fiacturcd, and she died in a few minutes. The occurrence was witnessed by Mr, Zweck and three of his employes. BUR1U, March 9— During the night o£ March' 5 an effort was made to set tire to ' the preiuiBM of; Messrs. Drew aiid Cresves ^ , arid J. Snefl. Kerosine Wits jwured pn tlie - flooring boards ? of iSich-' of ? the establis-h- ' ments, and an attempt' was made to ignito them. ? Fortunately the ince...
THE HARBOURS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
THE HARBOURS OF SOUTH AUS- TRALIA. Mr. Linden Bates, the harbour specialist, who is now in Queensland, has accepted &nbsp; the offer of the South Australian Govern- ment to inspect and report upon an outer harbour and a graving dock at Port Ade- laide and upon the south-eastern ports. Mr. Bates will, supply his reports and the estimates of cost of his suggested improve- ments by June 1.
LEAGUE OF WHEELMEN'S RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
LEAGUE OP WHEELMEN'S RACES. Tte following entries have been received for the Adelaide Wheel Race Meeting, to be held on the Adelaide Oval, on March 24 and 'M. ? interstate' eu'iruai' ciosu witti mo bi-creurj', -\ir. u... O. .Kit-nam, tills eve-u. ii|g,at v o'ciockiTT ??'.? liuerui lianuicap, one mile, second class.— -Ap« Iiit-iMM!,' ilcmittt, ' lAastey, mady,- jJdssett, iiUc-n, ur/uiic, CkK-ant, .'imtuii, . r\ui-, iTJ'i Hutioli, duliirjcn, iii!t«ii»!j, rijimmg, bunn, i'. X.J'km-, .u li. t.yKhe, Mujauy, .w. li. jaerKcl, Marshall, alau avtii,. 'jiayub'ua'io,' JicSamUia, McUaliiuui, xiciuit :on'''l'etne'nicu,! Pearce,- i-iijsieK, Kiggs, itc^UoiuSj atuiirt, ?I'urbui;- bttuiiens; -'iheiic,. jLagsart, \t n- ?mini, Anauiuwslu,''. 11. tViiiilrowslu, » lilichoiii, -«iuui.-ft!. inteisiato entri'es.— J. Body, U. u. 'iiuqy, .'tilbury', : jiuifc; ' aenneider, bcnuint1, Ciiuc ii.ii, Caftar, liibbon. ' ?:?' .Ubirtwiriil '* iattcr^'lialf ? a mile.— Aungcr, Brady, BlucK, .-.u\varil,. i»unt. .Fuss, l...
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 11 March 1901
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SUNDAY. The Secretary of the Adelaide Chil- dren's Hospital has received the fol- &nbsp; lowing amounts up to March 8: Anglican — St. Augustine's, Stans- bury, £1 10s. 3d.; St. George's, Gawler, £1 4s.; Christ Church, North Adelaide, £1 2s.; Church of Holy Innocents, Belair, 16s.; Christ Church, Virginia, 11s.; St. John's, Terowie, 8s. 6d.; St. Alban's, Port Wakefield, 8s.; St. Peter's, Petersburg, 3s. 3d.; St. Mary's Penola, 1s. 6d.; Baptist, Tynte street, North Adelaide, £2 2s.; Norwood, £1, 1s.; Orroroo, 13s. 10d.; Mount Barker, 12s.; Southwark, 10s.; the Grange, 7s. 6d.; Minlacowie, 6s 6d.; Clare, 5s.; Christian, Bethesda, Kersbrook, 10s.; Congregational— Independent Church, Angaston, £2 2s. 6d.; Knoxville, £2 2s..; Manthorpe Memorial, £1 1s.; Salisbury, £1; Hamley Bridge, 12s. 2d.; Pine Hut Creek, 6s.; Methodist, Glenelg district S.S. Union, £2 6s. 2d.; Mit- cham Reserve, £1 10s.; Bowden, £1 2s. 4d.; Maylands, £1 2s. 4d.; Brompton, £1 1s.; Pirie stre...
CLOSING QUOTATIONS AND RANGE OF SALES. From 0.30 a.m. till 5.30 p.m. Gold. Western Australian Storks. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
;losing quotations and range of sales. From 9.30 a.m. till 5.30 p.m. Gold. . Wndftm Atiatrflitnn Rtnrks. Associafed (L.)— B. 50/. Associated (C.)— B. 51/3, S. 51/6. Associated Northern— B. 50/, S. 50/3, sales 50/, 50/3, 50/0, 50/3. Bavley's United— B. 5/. Block 45— B. 2/10, S. 3/, sales 2/11. Bonnie Charlie (paid)— B. 1/4. Bonnie Charlie (con.)— B. lOd. Bonlder Consols No. 1— Sales 8ld. Boulder Half-mile South— B. 1/5, S. 1/5},' sale) 1/51. Boulder North Extended— Sales 6d. Brookman's Boulder (C.)— B. 3/7, S. 3/10, sate 3'0, 3/8. Brownhill Central— B. 2/10, S. 2/10J, sales 2/10. Brownhill Junction— B. 3Jd., S. 4jd. Croesus Proprietary— B. 1/10, S. 1/11, sales 1/10J. Chaffer's— B. 5/5, S. 5/7. Cumberland (con.)— B. 7d. Golden Zone— Sales lid. Great Bonlder— B. 24/44, S. 24/6-, sales 24/3, 24/4J. Groat Boulder No. 1— B. 2/. Orrat Boulder Main Beef (C.)-B. 40/, S. J0/0. Great Boulder Perseverance (I/.)— S. £7 f], sale! £7 3/. ? ' Groat Boulder Perseverance (C.)— B. £7 5/, S. £7 7/, sal...
TO-DAY'S DIARY. Tuesday March 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
TO-DAY'S DIARY. Tuesday, March 12. Sun rises 0.14 a.m.; sets 0.39 p.m. Moon. rises 10.33 p.m.; Bets 12.8 p.m. Semaphore.— High water, .6.15 a.m. ; low, 12.45 p.m fl-5.— Frome road— Zoological Gardens. 2.30.— Port Adelaide— Coast S.S. Co. Evening.— Unley Methodist Church— Tea meeting. 8.— King Wm. 'st.— Freetrade Association Com. 8.— Oddfellows' Hall, Port— Caledonian Society. 8.— Trades Hall— Meeting bakere' carters. &.— Tivoli Theatre— Vaudeville 'entertainment 8.— Theatre Royal— 'Tannhauscr.'
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
The University Calendar forl901, a copy o£ which has come to hand, is a bulky volume of 551 pages, and this year it has followed the examole of the calendars of older Universities in including the literary announcements of British publishing houses as advertisements.' '?:'. One new feature is a list of the societies associated with the University, stating ' their objects and the offieere. The societies include the Ade laide University Union, the Scientific Society, the Medical Students' Society, the Christian Union, the Sports Association, and the Sbakspeare Society. The Univer sity has the privilege of nominating a cadet to the Royil Military College at Sand hurst, and the upper age limit has now been fixed at 20 years. The usual details of subjects for examinations and regulations as to curricula are set forth very clearly, and the volume as a whole is a credit to the University. Stump duties from July 1, 1900, to March 9, 1901, realized t £20,857, or an increase of £99 over the t...
KILLED BY A FALLING PULLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
KILLED BY A FALLING PULLEY. Joseph Uncle, aged 24, was working at a building in Stephens place on Saturday morning when he wa3 struck on the head bv an iron pulley which fell from the scaffold. He was taken to the Adelaide Hospital, but his injury was eo serious that he died on Monday afternoon.' The deceas ed had been living with his father, Mr. Josenh Uncle, plumber, at Fairford street, Parkside. Much sympathy will be felt with the family, who were, bereaved by the death through accident of the only other son about four years a?o. An inauest will be held at the Adelaide Hospital this after noon.
FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Shortly after the 7.35 train from Adelaide to Port Adelaide left the Woodville station on Monday evening the enginedriver felt his locomotive run over some object, and he pulled up. The body of a man was then dis covered lying on the rails. The man was subsequently identified as Andrew Neilson, an old resident of Rose water, and a night man by occupation. The body was badly mutilated. Both legs were broken, there was a fearful gash online head, the skull was fractured/ and there were severe injuries to the back. Thirty yards vfrom the body a wine flagon, containing water, and a piece of rope were discovered. The body was con veyed to the Port Adelaide Morgue. It is stated that the deceased, who was about 60 years of age, had for a fortnight past be haved in a most eccentric manner, and his presence on the railway line is believed to have been due to mental aberration. An in quest will be held to-day.
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
THE WEATHER. Sir Charles Todd issued the following forecast on Monday:— 'Fine weather, plea sant temperature, scattered clouds, chiefly along south coastline. South-east and east winds, . tending northerly. Sea smooth.' Mr. Wragge predicted:— 'South Australia.' —Cool, unsettled, and showery, hut a re newal of hot winds shortly, followed by the usual cool change to the west and south west, with ? eome rain under the new dis turbance 'Yonbon.' Sea moderate. North ern Territory.T-Heavy rains thunder, and cyclone blows, under the monsoon 'Hpbah.' '
ADEAIDE CENTRAL METHODIST MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 12 March 1901
ADEAIDE CENTRAL METHODIST MISSION. The business connected with the Adelaide Central Methodist Mission, by which name the work carried- on da connection with Mauehan Church. ? Franklin street* will henceforth be known, occupied a consiaer-' able part,of the s«ssk-nB of the Methouist Conference on Monday. A comprehensive statement of what had been accomplished during the year was submitted by the mid sioner, Bev. W. A. Potts, who considered tne outlook encouraging, notwithstanding the heavy debt on the property and tfr.'e many difficulties yet to bte surmounted. Mr. Potts was reappointed to the contra] of the work, with, the Rev. A. J. Burt as coadjutor, and the Rev. J. Goodwin as supernumerary minister. The name of the mission was altered from the 'West Ade: laide Mission,' and th'e following gentle men were appointed a committee of genewl management of its affairs: — Sir Samuel Way. Hons. F. W. Holder, and A. Catt, Dr. Torr, Dr. Brummitt, Messrs. F. H. Snow, T. Drew, J. Delehanty, T...