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POETRY. THE LOCAL PLUMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
POETRY. THE LOCAL PLUMBER. (A Parody in 'Ideas' on Longfellow's 'Village Blacksmith.') Beside the leaking bathroom tin Tbe IocaI plumber stands. ~ The plumber, lazy man is he, With laige and grimy hands. And the puzzle is. the less he does. The more his bill expands. Week in, week out, from morn till night, 1 can hear each, hammer blow, I can heir him fling his tools ttootA, From my sitting room below, And he keeps on ringing the bedroom ben. So the floor is up, I know. And Tfhen Vm passing, as a rule, I look through the bathroom door, And I watch him at the same old job. Of taking up the floor. And catch him burning holes in my . Best line from Treloar. He comes each morning to the house With one— or two— small boys, And when his tools are out of reach One hears his raneous voice, Ebonting- for what he may require, And it makes one's heart rejoice. Spoiling, rejoicing, soldering-, Not where the leakage shows. Each, morning sees the job begun. Each evening— goodness knows; Something...
NIGHTY TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
NIGHTY TIME. (By Nancy Biyd Turner.) Brother in his trouser kind, Bister in her gmvn, 'Baby in its muslin slip— A little ball of down. Frolic just about to start, Waiting, Ebll as mice— 'One, two, -three, now you catch me.™ Nighty time's fo nice! Brother being growlj beat Sister at the bars; . ' Baby -watching' fearfully. Eyes as bis as stars. . . Mother tatting very «ir, -. In the fire'* shine; ? ?'- '???? . Laugh and crow and make believe; Nighty time is fine! Brother snag in one Boft beoj Sister snug in one; Baby fallen sound asleep Before the same was done; Shadows drifting up the wall, Fall of sandman's feet, f Gry dreams sifting over all— - Nichty time's so sweett
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
CYCLING. Handicaps for the Adelaide and Subur ban annual 23-mile road race, to be run at Payneham, Saturday, June 29, starting and finishing at the Glynde Hotel at 3 pjn. The competitors will pass the judges five times, giving the public an interest in the progress the riders are making. The race is run under the patronage of the ; League of S.A. Wheelmen. W. E. Grigg, scr.; E. N. Gardiner and S. Grivel, 2m.; E. P. Mariner and C Mariner, 4m.; S. Tobih, I». Gilbert, H. G. Semmons, E. Buckley, and L. V. Sem mens, 4Jm.; H. M. Gate, H* Walker, and C Baulderstone, 5m.; B, Gate, 1. West bury, and H. Pierson, 5£m.; C. Amber. R. Oason, and F.Shipley, 6m.; L. Claeon and G. Carmody, 7m.; G. Hann, H. C. Peter son, V. Moseley, and F. AVoodrow, 9m.; R. Bonython, S. Goddard, and A. C. Bell, gfen.; R. Stevens aid G. Tilley, 101m.; j W. Deane, lHm. W. Dale, handicapper. j NORWOOD CLUB. j The usual monthly meeting of the above | club was held at the Aurora Hotel, Pirie street, on Tuesday evening las...
CAULFIELD NOTES MELBOURNE, June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
CAULFTELD NOTES MELBOURNE, Jane 22. What sort of a bulge must the -owner of Home £nle lucre made over steeplechases ic the past with the son of Wairika, Before t£e first irardl^ -was reached in the Btraiffht that celdfau? was in fronL and kept there up to the turjeu. Then his rider allowed Joe to head him until the last obstacle was cleared, and won in a can ter. Lion, about wlmm all the hundreds to one daring the week for the Grand Na tional Hurdle -were snapped op, was never dangerous. Tobaeco, after chewing prominently in the early portion, was away back. Har drada was in the front rank for eboat a Tnflu and & h*lf and then finished fourth from last. Thon^i the field was large for the MLnook Handicap bettang took a. -wide zange outside fonr candidates. Bamv wang opened favourite, but at the close of the betting 'Lneky' Connolly's Heros held pride of place. 'Wincey showed pace for two furlongs, Heros always being liand. Before rounding the turn the favourite took command, ...
BARRIER BITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
BARRIER BITS. By -*Howzatt.' The benefit race meeting run on Wed nesday last in aid of the B.H. and District Hospital will turn in close upon £300 for the nstitution. The meetine. in suite of a chilly snap, proved most enjoyable, and reflects the utmost credit on the officers, who -spared neither time, trouble, nor expense to make this annual fixture a huge success. Large fields, good starting, and dose, clean, and exciting finishes characterised the day's sport, and warm praise, was be etowea upon Mr. J. Whenan for his effi ciency in getting the horses started' on their journey. . : Mr. A. Price's Kennedy proved once more a. bone of contention, . and after an enquiry by the . stewards Hewish (the rider) was severely cautioned. Brownlock went out favourite for the House Surgeons' Hurdles, at 5 to 4 on. Before the field had gone far it was evi dent that Brownlock had been carelessly harnessed. First his saddlecloths flut tered awav in the breeze, and then, at the second jump from the...
SATURDAY'S GALLOPS. MORPHETTVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
SATURDAY'S GALLOPS^ MOKPHETTVILLEl. COURSE PEOPER (outade hurdles). ]' Son of a Gun galloped 10 furlongs rA 22Q. Moreanite assisted over the last mile— a gallop well executed. Ascania and Eoomooloo six 'n US3J. Polenta was a long way in front of Vbvageur at the end of £ve in -1.71. , . HaDastur and Wiveliscombe a. round nx 2.W, the concluding mile in U54§. Heiracidea six in L23J. Moonah four In 52. ' Greek Fire even time over so. fmiongBc Cyprus did well to ran a. mile in 1.4$^ Sanskrit a mile in 1.49. Friar Perfect's six in L22*. Lord Edward seven in L3&1. Tetroa and ~£al!ma five in UB&. Sir Vincent five in 1.7J. Persian Chief led BantEshixe the lasi nine of 10 furlongs in 2.3J. Common K'1^ a mile in LSi. No Lady, going nicely, six in L2I}. Eaffer four in 53&. ' Sir Percivale -was going well a wngwd» of Lanus at the end of a mile in U2z£. linger held X*dy Vincent over a srs* furlong dash in L8. Harmonical and First Post (a yesrtinjf brother to La Keveille) s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
TRAM ARRANGEMENTS, THE MUNICIPAL TRAM* WAYS TRUST, ADELAIDE. ?-? PRDfCE OF WALES BIRTHDAY, SPECIAL TIMETABLE. : On Monday, the Stth Jnne. 1912, Wm el Wales' Birthday, » ^ecial Semce will *e i» , operation on all lines. Football— Alberton OyaL Special Curs will be ran to B'*-**^ ' ' North tee., from. Fisher et, Unlq;, from 1^ p-m.; Parkside, from UO'pjn^ Hyde JMt. 1^ p.m. Minimum Fare— 3d. cast lor 1, £, or » „ : Sections. . ? . Football— Addaide OraL v Special Care will be ran to Adelaide O^t. Siding; from Ourr's Ud., Kensington, torn SS- p.m.; Maylands, from 2.1- p.ni.; Payneham, Xrom 2JB p.m. ' ? ^ -?'-?'' At close of match E.-eciol C«re will be inn from Adelaide Oral Siding to &o»s Bds., Dnley, Parkside, and Guit's Hd., Kensington, vta-JBorih, tee. and Pultcney St.; Jlaylands and Pmyne ham »ia Korth tee.; Hyde Park via King Win. .?$. Mipipiiim Fare— 3d.' cash for 1, 2, or 8 aectinns. By order, . W. C. T. GOODMAN, Chief Engnr. & Gen. KgBc Hackney rd., Adelaide, /6/...
QUORN ACCEPTANCES. Run June 27. HANDICAP HURDLE RACE. About two miles. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
QUORN ACCEPTANCES. Bun June 27. HANDICAP HDEDLE BACE. About two miles.' - / «tlh, . -i .- - sLJb. Poent .. ., .. .. 11 7 Priority ? - 9 6 Bossmoor .. .... 9 12 Entertainer ....9 5 Lord Arlington .99 Carl Hation .... 93 Tardieanna .... 9 8 Bonnekamp .... 9 0 Boopeechee .... 9 8 Zamiel ? 9 0 ShyUe Bawn.. ..9 7 DeCanlter ? 9 0 Temple Bar .... 9 6 Marfciso ? 9 0 Toidale ? 9 6 FLYING HANDICAP. Six furlongs. Remploi .. .. .. 8 13 The -Gorge ....SO Jew Boy ? 8 12 Buffalo Bill .... 7 12 The Avestan .... 8 8 Insolvency .... 7 9 Brooghton Boy ..8 8 MiffiQueenie .... 7 5 AH Colours .. .. & 8, Ethel Koran .... f 2 Prince. Aryan ..8 3 HANDICAP PON' BACE. Six furlongs. Stella ? 9 10 Th= ToS ? 8 9 Artipena ? 9 7 Barbell ? 8 0 Flirt .. .. .... 9 3 Lady May ? 7 7 Trial Stakes, w.f.a., one mile. — Mambiay Star, Toll Taker, Eolie (late Tim), Temple Bar, Jig Jog, Beal Irish, Prince Aryan, Dumbbell, Boo peechee, Defaulter, Miss Queenie, Dunkerrin, Tos dale, Lord Scrutiny. QOORN HANDICAP. One and...
PORT PIRIE ACCEPTANCES. SECOND DAY—June 24. 1 P.m.—HANDICAP TRIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
PORT PIRIE ACCEPT ANCES. SECOND DAY— June 24. 1 D.m.-«AKrDICAP TRIALS. Six furlongs. - Prince Aryan ..9 0 Naturich .. .... 8 2 Carmalion .... 8 5 Beal Irish .... 8 2 ToU Taker .... 8 5 H.C.W. i ? 8 2 Nell Koran .... 8 3 Alone ? 8 0 PRINCE ARYAN. S.-SEC0ND BUBBLES. About two miles and 330 yards. Poasit ? U V Lord Arlington . 8 11 Wyandarra .. .. U 4 Temple Bar .... 9 8 The Jew ? 11 3 Earl Chester ... 9 6 RoEsmere .. .. 10 0 lifebuoy , ? 9 4 Bassanio ? 9 12 LORD ARLINGTON. 2.45.— NOBTH-WESTERN HANDICAP. Nine and a half furlongs. Contrite ? 9 8 Kadina -t .. « S 0 Hocoa Pocns .. .. 8 10 Pendograph .... 7 8 Orator ? 8 6 Best Girl .... 7 8 Thrifty Lass ..8 4 Melbeck .. .- .. 7 2 Golden Wattle ..8 3 Beal Irish .. ..7 0 CONTRITE. 3.80.— COROKATIOK HANDICAP. Iandley ...... 8 13 Prince Aryan .. * 2 Loyal Seat .. ..8 8 Besf Girl .. .. 7 11 The Avestan .. .. 8 6 Insolvency .. ..? 7 7 Golden Wattle ..8 8 Dumbbell .. .. 7 S The Doctor .... 8 2 TaleteUer .... 7 0 LINDLEY. 5.Q.-JTDMPEBS' FLAT. One ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
? ?? - '- ? ??? ? - ? v ' ^^^^^^^^ ? ? i I Reduction of 3/- in the M M^f \ Redaction of 3/- in the I £ off marked prices. M I^L j| £ off marked prices. Genuine Alteration and Refitting Sale TILL JUNE 3OtK ONLY. QUK entire Stock of Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, Silver sad Electroplated Ware, Ladies' ''' Choice and Fashionable Bags, and all Leather Goods subject to a . \\ Reduction of 3/- in the £ off Marked Prices. 11^ Here are a. few Oboice Lines : I 1 8-Row Platinum Set Diamond Bracelet, Charming Diamond and Opal Necklet, £8 Solid Silver Manicure Set, beautiful pat I I . £«-, alteration price £Jg J^/ 15/, alteration price £7 9/ Others terns, £8 8/, alteration price £7 47 II Handsome Diamond Flexible ' Bangle, down to 50/. ' Others down to £1. II ' ffi iST ^ atteWtiflI1 ^ S°^«S ' W' ^SS- S Chaste Designs in UJTJL Tea *nd II «W !«-/' ....'. £19 2/6 Others down to £4 10/. Coffee Services, with tray, £25, altera I I ' Singles Diamond, Platinnm Set Brace- ^^ ^ beantifoUy set, £65, al- tio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
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THE PRIMARY PRODUCER BACK TO THE LAND. Written Exclusively for "The Mail.") VARIETIES FOR GRAIN PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
^ -^ ? ' ? *g»Wi— — — — — — ? ,,. ,' ? ,. ? I g^^== , , ~. ? ? .? . ? i— ; ? 1 Oondueted by Professor Angtas, M.P. BACK TO THE LAND. ([Written Exclusively for 'Tie MaiL') yABIETIES FOE GBAIN PRODUC TION. We Ehall not attempt to deal at length with the large .number of varieties of South Australian' wlieats, ftut ~inore espe cially to discuss the important points that have to be taken into consideration by the scrub farmer in selecting the varieties suitable for bis requirements. He should bear in mind that he is producing an ar ticle that has to conform with the re quirements of the wheat markets of the world, and enter into competition with similar products from other countries. He therefore takes part in the establishment of a market for Australian produce, and also shares in the responsibility of keep- ! ing up the reputation of Australia as a wheat-producing country. Our strongest competitors in the English wheat market at the present day axe Canada, the States of America, South...
TO CONTRIBUTORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
TO CONTRIBUTORS, SEEBEE.— Neither— eon tribntjon up tt your average standard. Whatever Baden Powell has done, he doesn't deserve to-be rhymed in turn -with ''glinting 'rowel;'* 'oxfanitauit faoid.' and 'woods thai mowH' Besides, why 'doff our hats' to BJP? H you experience' an overmastering feeling of reverence for the Chief Scout, five cor rect way would be to salute him in mili tary style. ;~ ? r,-,«,- .,.-_^- ..... When tiro 'adjectives are used, as 'trusty, gleaming- blade,'.-'.. it ..doesn't- re auire an ezBert to tell - that one has been pitchforked in to make the line scan. Again, white Australia is a good Australian senti ment, and not tne monopoly of 'trade onions. Last, but not leasts the. fact -that 'theatres' is a hard word to find a rhyme for hardly justifies one in speaking of the 'London, halls,'. bo as .to euggeajt that cither -Bernhardt -*t-r Beerbohm Tree are music hall ~ artistes. Anyway, their troubles as to the conditions on 'the Aus tralian stage. . MJ£.— When ...
THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
THEQECHAEDi By 'Elschar.' -(Written Exclusively for 'The MaiL') Fruit trees, like all other plants, are continually taking materials out cf the coil, and if nothing is put back there must come a time when the tree cannot find the nourishment in the soil it needs, and a eeneral deterioration in the vigour of. the tree and the quality of its truit must take place. If the fruit trees are worth growing at all they are ?worth man uring, for the few pence that the manure ccEts per tree is repaid over and over asain by the increased size and aaality of the fruit it produces. 1 do not pro pose to go very., deeply into the whys and the wherefores, but to give as djfinite iy and as tersely as I can the mquire ii.ents of each variety of tree. One of the most important constituents_ of a food garden soil is lime, and if your ground does not contain it in sufficient quality then it must be added either in Uie form of air-slaked lim*. s»a shells, or gypsum. But one may ask, 'How am I to know whet...