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BROADCASTING 5CL—409 Metres [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
BROADCASTING 5CL—409 Metres 7.30 to 8.30 —News and musical items. 11 Dally service. 11.10 —Music. 11.30 — Wam^n'6 session. 11.45—Music. 12—Com mercial: news. 12.30—Music 12.50— Weather. I—Music. 2—Close down. 3— Talk by Rev. Winifred Kelt 3.ls—Radio matinee. 4.3o—Close down. s.so—Cricket scores. s.s2—Clilldren"6 eesElon. 6.30— Music I —News session. 7.2s—Sporting. 8 Talk by "RuTus." B.2o—Musical comedy I selections. 830—Guldo Giaccblna. cellist. 8.55—A-B.C. Light Orchestra. 9—For she farmer. 9.2—A.8.C. Orchestra. 9.l2—Aussie Beta, eoprano. 9.l9—Light Orchestra. 9.23 Rita Hilton, soubrette. 9.30 —A-B.C. Orchestra. 9.36—Frank McCabe, baritone. 941 A-B.C Orchestra. 10.5—News. 10 JO —Dance music. 11 —Close down.
NEW ATHLETE UNEARTHED Bruggeman Surprises in InterClub Games [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
NEW ATHLETE UNEARTHED Bruggeman Surprises in Inter- Club Games (By "Amateur") A surprise victory over Adelaide Harriers in the semi-finals of the inter-club championship has given Concordia College the right to meet College right to Plympton in the B grade final to morrow week. The Harriers team was favorite for the event on account of the consistency It has shown throughout the season., The success of Concordia was due to the in clusion of c. newcomer In A. Bruggeman, who won three events. Bruggeman stands 6 feet 6 Inches high, and weighs In the vicinity of 15 stone. Eruggeman's team mates confessed that they did not know what his ability was. ami his successes were lust as surprising to them as it was to other athletes. Brug geman has little idea of jumping, and his approach to the running board in the hop. step, and jump confirmed this view, but he jumped over 33 feet, and later in the day. when a Concordia success was neces sary to win the contests, Bruggeman jumped over 5 feet ...
PROFESSIONAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
PROFESSIONAL NOTES By "Veteran," Coming Events Registered with S.A.A.L. March 5—Norwood and Kensington Ath- letic Club (Payneham Oval). March 14—Yahl Athletic Club. March 23—Wasleys. April 3—Norwood and Kensington Athletic Club (Payneiiam Oval). April 4 and 6—Stawell. April 11—WarrackuabeaL April 25—Melrose. Nominations dose—February 28. Norwood and Kenstoeton Athletic Club (Paynebam Oval); MarcH 12, W'rracknabeal; March 14. Wasleys: April 1. Melrose. The Wasleys Club has again registered with the A" hie tic League, being satisfied with the nominations received on the lasc gathering and the assistance given by the league officials. The Sheffield is worth £12 12/ and will carry a sash presented by Mr. W. B. Baritley. of Gawler. Other even?* are:—7s Yards Sprint and 220 Yards Handicap. The club Is following the lead of the Norwood and Kensington Athletic Club and dispensing with acceptance fees. Entries will close with Messrs. H. N. EUls (Hamiey Bridge). G. F. King, or W. Argent (secr...
NORTHERN YORKE PENINSULA FIELD TRIAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
NORTHERN YORKE PENINSULA FIELD TRIAL SOCIETY The annual meeting of the Northern Yorke Peninsula Field Trial and Show Society was held at Kadina, when the vice-president (Mr. J.C. Price) was in the chair. Delegates present were:— Arthurton. Messrs. T. H. Hewlett and K. Hicks; Paskeville. J. Prouse and R. Dick; Bute, H. E. Bettess and K. Simp son; Kantawarra. W. N. Starkey and E. V. Hamdorf; and the secretary (Mr V. E. Simon). Moonta sent apologies The chairman reported that owing to bad seasonal conditions, no lharvest tria had been held. As a society, they had to keep a stiff upper lip and carry on tall conditions improved. Fortunately, the society was in a good financial posi tion, having a credit balance of £26 in the National Bank and £491 in the Sav ings Bank The shield presented by the society for the crop competitions w?s to hand, and had been won by Mr. A. Aldenhoven, of Arthurton. The meeting resolved that the president should hand ever the shield at the Maitland conference....
MONEY LYING IDLE 2 MILLION SHEEPSKINS HELD UP BY DUTY WORTH £200,000 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MONEY LYING IDLE 2 MILLION SHEEPSKINS HELD UP BY DUTY WORTH £200,000 About 2,000,000 sheepskins have accumulated in Adelaide stores since the export duty of ½d. a 1b. was im- posed by the Federal Government. It is estimated that two millions are lying- idle in Australia. At an average value of from 1/6 to 2' each, these are worth £150,000 to £200.000, which money would have come to Australia had they been sold. This would have been very accep table at the present time, especially to the fanner, who needs every penny he can get. A picture on the back page of to-day's "Advertiser" shows congestion at Elder, Smith & Co.'s store at Light-square, where 60,000 skins—painted twice with weevil preventive, trimmed, and classed for sale—are held up. These have been piling up since December 12—the last sale before the Christmas holi days. Then followed the export duty im post. Not Saleable An attempt to sell the skins since was abortive. Brokers were prepared to accept December rates, ...
and Register ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1931. FEDERAL POLITICAL CRISIS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
and Register ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1931. FEDERAL POLITICAL CRISIS The hopeless failure of the Premiers' Conference, reported from Melbourne last night, precipitates a political crisis which not only defies description, but makes speculation a mere groping in the dark, even in relation to the imme diate future. Mr. Scullin must accept the major share of a terrible respon sibility. The impasse from which the conference was offered no conceivable means of escape, and in lace of which the breakdown of negotiations was inevitable, was of the Federal Govern ment's own making. The unalterable resolve of the Prime Minister and his dismembered Cabinet to maintain Com monwealth expenditure at a level of impossible and ruinous prodigality completely nullified every effort to for mulate a national plan of economy. The sacrifices which have already been made in five of Hie States, In pur suance of an heroic struggle towards financial recovery, have been callously ignored by Mr. Scullin,...
"STOP PAYING FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS" Mr. Lang Asks Whether That Would be Repudiation Sydney, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
"STOP PAYING FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS" Mr. Lang Asks Whether That Would be Repudiation Sydney, February 26. The MacCabean Hall, at Darling- hurst, was crowded to-night and there was a large overflow meeting outside when Mr. Lang, speaking on behalf of the Labor candidate ior East Syd ney, again outlined his plans icr the reMbilitation of Australia's finances. Mr. Lang bitterly attacked the Nationalist and anti-Labor press He asked was there anybody who really believed, that Australia was able to pay £36,000,000 a year to oversea, bond holders, even if she took away the sol diers' and old age pensions and threw half the civil servants upon the unem ployment market. ?All thai the Labor Party in New South Wales asKs." he said, "was that this £36,000,000, which is being sen., abroad every year, for the next couple of years at least, should be allowed to remain in Australia and devoted to the relief of unemployment. Was this repudiation?" A Woman—Postponement of dents, that's all. Mr. Lang—...
MR. LANG TALKS OF ENEMIES OF N.S.W. "All Requirements Met Until March 31." Sydney, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MR. LANG TALKS OF ENEMIES OF N.S.W. "All Requirements Met Until March 31." Sydney, February 26. In the Legislative Assembly this morning, the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Bavin) asked the Premier (Mr. Lang) if the Government had applied to the Loan Council for financial assis tance. Mr. Lang replied. '"It has been con tinually stated in Labor circles, especi ally at conferences with the Federal Executive of the A-L.P, that there Is no danger of the Labor Government of New South Wales having to default. The reasoin why we will not default is that all the requirements of New South Wales will be met until March 31. There are some hundreds of thou sands of pounds due to New South Wales under loan renewals and also a certain amount of money for interest payments. "The enemies of New South Wales want to make out that we are under some special obligation to the Loan Council or to the banking institutions. They had better enquire where the truth lies and see whether the state | ments made ...
YET ANOTHER THEODORE PLAN £18,000,000 SPECIAL CURRENCY Will Introduce Bill When House Meets MR. HILL AND MR. HOGAN VOTE FOR PLAN Mr. Theodore Says "Inflation Horror Grossly Exaggerated" Melbourne, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
YET ANOTHER THEODORE PLAN £18,000,000 SPECIAL CURRENCY Will Introduce Bill When House Meets MR. HILL AND MR. HOGAN VOTE FOR PLAN Mr. Theodore Says "Inflation Horror Grossly Exaggerated" Melbourne, February 26. The Federal Treasurer (Mr. Theodore) told the Loan Coun- cil to-day that the Federal Government would introduce a Bill to Parliament providing for the creation of a fiduciary cur- rency (one depending on public confidence or securities) limi- ted to £18,000,000. I He said it would be provided that the new currency would be released at the rate of £1,000,000 a month for employ ?KSt ob reproductive works. The remaining £6,000,000 would | fire assistance by way of a bounty on the wheat recently har- | vested, and for the relief of special cases of distress among wfceatgrowers. The representatives of the Commonwealth Government, Vic toria and South Australia supported Mr. Theodore, but the re presentatives of Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania &lt;£ssented. In givi...
RATION RELIEF WORK "An Intolerable Burden" Renmark, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
RATION RELIEF WORK "An Intolerable Burden" Renmark, February 26. Discussion took place at a meeting of the Renmark Irrigation Trust, acting as the District Council for the settle- ment, regarding the work entailed upon officers by the system of ration relief. It was stated that the number of applicants in the settlement had reached 200. consisting mainly of tem porary residents. This number was in addition to the cases being dealt with ? by the District Council for the town. The secretary stated that about 50 per cent, of his time was taken up with ration work, and the ordinary wort of the office was being seriously delayed in consequence. The system of local interim orders was proving cumber some, seven stores being dealt with, and three orders issued to each appli cant, all subject to confirmation. Un employed Relief Council interviews ?with traders alone, apart from the ap plicants, absorbed a good deal of time. It was resolved to ask the ReUef Council to considerably lighten the...
MEADOWS FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MEADOWS FIRE It is seldom nowadays that anything on the scale of the bush fire at Mea- dows is experienced in South Australia, though worse catastrophes have been known in former years, involving occa sionally loss of life. Here it is a case of damage only; but this has been serious enough, and, apart from the monetary loss, estimated at some £30,000, is the sentimental loss and in convenience to those nine families who lost their homes. The wind proved lander than not a few expected, or the red tongues would have lapped the whole of Kuitpo forest and Meadows. As it was, only one of the pine plan tations appears to have been destroyed. In December, the Waterfall Gully fire sounded a note of warning as to what might be expected from the dryness of grass and scrub, and with the air heated as it has been during the past few days, it is impossible to ex aggerate the danger of are. Eternal vigilance is the price of safety as well as liberty, and prevention rather than cure was advocated ...
WHAT FIRST REAPER LOOKED LIKE REPLICA OF U.S. MACHINE ON VIEW IN CITY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
WHAT FIRST REAPER LOOKED LIKE REPLICA OF U.S. MACHINE ON VIEW IN CITY Befor e Cyrus Hall McCormick built the first reaper ever used in the United. States six men in a day reaped about twelve acres. McCormick's reaper en- io^ d a cr ?P of oats m the autumn of 1331, and in less than half a day reaped six acres. McCormicks reaper was one of the simplest pieces of machinery ever de vifed to aid the farmer, as anyone can see for themselves in a front window of the International Harvester Com pany, North-terrace, where there is on show a replica of the machine, sent out from the United States. ?,was 5im Ple bu* effective, so much £0 that its major principles are plainly seen to have been adapted in the bia 10-ft. power binder which can take off 30 to 40 acres a day. j Stalks Raked Off Platform There is the same reel which drives the stalks on to the knife and platform. In McCormick's original Teaper the platform had to be cleared wi^h a rake, and the sta!ks tied in sheafs. It was much lat...
TWO KILLED IN AIR FORCE CRASH PLANE OIVES INTO TREE AT 180 M.P.H. CAMP TRAGEDY Melbourne, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
TWO KILLED IN AIR FORCE CRASH PLANE OIVES INTO TREE AT 180 M.P.H. CAMP TRAGEDY Melbourne, February 26. A pilot and a mechanic were killed instantly this morning when a Royal Australian Air Force "Wapiti plane crashed at a speed of 180 miles an honr into a tree in the Seymour mili tary camp lines. Hundreds of troops, who were in training at the camp at the time, saw the terrible tragedy. The names of the two airmen killed, pilot and mechanic respectively, are:— Flying- Officer H. G. Sconllar. Aircraftsman S. F. fbnrn. The accident occurred at 11.15 turn, while he machine was diving from a height of 500 feet at a crew of Lewis anti-aircraft gunners who were at prac tice. Two dives had been successfully carried out: but. during the third, the plane failed to rise and. sweeping past the No. 1 gun, crashed into a large gum tree. It was smashed to pieces, the wings and tall falling on ana around the tree for a distance of more than 400 yards. Fuselage Hurled 100 Yards The fuselage, contai...
PRINCES ON CHILIAN DESTROYER [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
PRINCES ON CHILIAN DESTROYER VALPARAISO (Chili), February 26. The Prince of Wales and Prince George spent to-day in the neighbor- hood of Valparaiso. Accompanied by the Chilian Minis ter of Marine, they visited the port works, and in the course of their in spection boarded a destroyer. On Wednesday the Prince of Wales met members of the British Chamber of Commerce and discussed general | trade conditions.
MOURNERS THRONG MELBOURNE STREETS Scenes Reminiscent of War Times [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
MOURNERS THRONG MEL- BOURNE STREETS Scenes Reminiscent of War Times Never in the history of Melbourne, not even in the emotional war stress of the war years, nave the streets wit- nessed such scenes. For more than three hours the funeral procession Sowed slowly between two banks of mourning men, women, and children, few of whom could restrain entirely the spon taneous expression of their sense of loss. Probably hundreds of thousands of people were at the roadside between Scots Church and the cemetery at Lilydale, where Melba was laid to rest simply and sadly in a grave of flowers. At Ulydale All Lilydale was in the main street of the town, where a guard of honor waited the arrival of the hearse. Here the coffin was transferred from the hearse to a gun carriage, and from this point it was accorded the honor of an escort of men of the 22nd Bat tery of the Australian Field Artillery. Police were on special duty, guarding the grave, where hundreds of people waited for hours. Walled with...
NEWMARKET HANDICAP "The Advertiser" Special Story [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
NEWMARKET HANDICAP "The Advertiser" Special Story "Gambier," sporting editor of "The Advertiser and Register," is in Melbourne to report the V.R.C. autumn race meeting at Flemington. He will give a comprehensive review of each day's racing, and keep readers in touch with the latest happen ings. His first budget of news and selections for the Newmarket Handicap, which win be run to morrow, appear on page 10. people, the great friend of stricken sol diers, the great friend of men, women, and children in our hospitals, the generous of young singes, ever eager to impart what she herself had learned, ever alert to discover new talent in girlhood and youth, always ap preciative of music and musicians. We thank God for her inspiratiou and her service. Archbishop Head took ihe lesson, and there was a large congregation.
KILLED ON WAY TO FIGHT FIRE BROTHER OF WOMEN POLICE CHIEF [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 27 February 1931
KILLED ON WAY TO FIGHT FIRE BROTHER OF WOMEN POLICE CHIEF Mr. A.A.W. Cocks, of Fullarton Estate, who died on Wednesday night after having been found unconscious on the South-road beside a damaged motor cycle near the Hacknam level crossing, was a brother of Miss Kate Cocks, chief of the women police. At the time of the accident be was on his way to his grazing and tanning property at Mount Compass, to assist in fighting a bushfire which he had beard hod broken out in Cleland's Gully, near his farm. His motor car was not available, so Mr. Cocks took the motor cycle of one of his sons. He was unaccustomed co motor cycling, and this Is thought to have contributed to the accident No damage by fire was reported from Mr. Cocks's property. Cooling a parched throat from a traveller's water bag near Kuitpo Forest, when the bush fire was at its height. This firefighter was grateful for the refreshment.