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MAIN ROADS NEGLECTED, SAYS MR. GUNN Victorian System Favored [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
MAIN ROADS tEffLETEID, SAYS MRG UNN Victorian System Favored "When I announced the policy of the Labor Party in 1921," said 3Ir. Gunn, Leader of the Opposition, this morning, in amplification of his statement in the House yesterday regarding main roads. "I said that we fully realised that spe cial and immediate attention must be given to the reconstruction and main tenance of main roads. The difficulties which farmt-s in the inallee areas have to overcome, dragging their wheat long distances over tracks of sand, are a serious handicap to the proper cuitiva tion and expansion of the farm. "This problem of road construction and maintenance should be grappled with along scientific lines, adopting the best methods and material, and carry ing out the work systematically. Goodil roads are just as essential as railways, but unfortnuately we have not paid the attention to them that they deserve. The present system, which means di vided control and piecemeal methods of construction, does not...
LATE SPORTING MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
LATE SPORTINGi (BY OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) MELBOURNE, Today. Only eight hoses have accepted for the Australian Hurdle Race, and four of them are candidates for the Australian Steeple chase to be decided at Caulfleld on Saturday week. The horses referred to, together with comparative 'weights, are as follow: Aus. Aus. Hurdle.Steeplechase. Berrinho ........ 11 11 12 4 Roisel .. ...... .. 11 3 11 10 Les Peddington .... 10 9 11 4 Bendoc .......... 10 9 11 2 Success in the Australian Hurdle Race would not entail any penalty for the Aus trallan Steeplechase, and a strong tempta tion exists for an owner to try and win the double. Col. Shilineki accomplished th" task in 1902. A year later My Mistake ran second to Marmont in the Australian HIur dles and captured the steeplechase. York would have had a shot at the double in 1905 is inducement had not been held out to the owner to take his horse back to Adelaide to cimpete in the A.R.C. National Hurdle Race, which he won. So far as is kno...
LATE MARKETS LONDON MARKETS Colonial Butter Firmer Turpentine Lower (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
LATE MARKETS LONDON MARKETS Colonial Butter Firmer T- urpentine Lower (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 1. WHEAT.--An Australian cargo on passage is offering at 45/6 a quarter. TALLOW.-Australian mutton, fine 42/6, medium 41/3; beef, fine ,12/, medium 40/3. BUTTER.-Australian salted and unsalted is quoted at 1(;2/ to 166/ a cwt.: New Zea lana salted, 172/ to 176/, and unsalted 174/ to 176/ cwt. CHEESE.-New Zealand white and coloured are quoted at 110/ to 112/ a cwt. RUBBER.-Plantation crepe in sheets is quoted at 14.34d. a lb., and Para at 14.34d. a lb. JUTE.-New crop, August-September ship ment, is quoted at £22 10/ a ton c,i.f., &c. COPRA.-South Sea Island copra for August-September shipment, £22 15/ a ton c.I.f., &c. OILS.-Linseed, on spot, £41 10; turpen tine, on spot, 72/ a cwt., against 77/6 a cwt, a week ago. SUGAR.--American graulated, on spot, 56/ a cwt, TINPLATES.-Swansea, on spot, 23/1. FROZEN MEAT.-Prices have advanced. Australian mutton is quote...
Sydney Stock Exchange SYDNEY STOCK EXCHANGE [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
Sydney Stock Exchange SYDNEY STOCK EXCHANGE. £100 Bonds, 4. per cent.-.£97 13/9; 5's, 1923 .101 15/; 6's, 1930-£102 13/9; inscribed stock, 5"s, 1923--£101 15/; 6's, 1930-£102 13/9; £10 Bonds, 4% per cent., 1925-£9 14/3; 1?27 -£9 14/6; 5's, 1923-£10 2/6; 6's, 1930- £10 4/3. N.S.W. Funded Stock, 3% per cent. Govern laent Optlon-£70 10/. Bawras-15/3. Bank of Commerce-27/7½. fLank of N.S.W.-£41 5/. Queensland National aBnk-£9 10/. Cormmnrclal Bank, Sydnoy-£26 7/6., Howard Smith--54/. Aust. Glass-29/. Beale, pref.-21/6. Dally Telegraph--30/3. David Jones-2"/. Dunlop-34/G. Meggitt's--1 2/5. Monte de Picte-37/S, Sun-wi 19. ,Wickbam--35/. i Morgan s---u/10. New Guinea,--13/6. British-21/7'/. Ills--26/6, 26/4½. . . North-55/3. South--42/9. Electro, rights-19/8. Crown Gold--8/6. Rawang-2/8.
YOU CANNOT AFFORD [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
YOU CANNOT AFFORD- You cannot afford to pay for second rate eggs when you are going to use them for cooking. A stale eCg is quite cacable of spoiling the texture of a cake or the flavor of an omelet. Better use fewer eggs and have them strictly fresh. You cannot afford to pay a low price for fruit because it has remained too long in the market. There is actual danger from eating stale fruit, and it Iquickly spoils, so that you actually pay as much for each piece of fruit as i f you bought the best quality. You cannot afford to buy tinned goods for a lower price because the covers of the cans are a little battered unless you are perfectly sure of your grocer. Sometimes canned goods car ried over from other seasons is offered for sale, but it is not an economy to buy because of tire chance of staleness. :Old canned goods, even though not actually bad, have an inferior flavor. You cannot afford to buy inferior beef for a beefsteak or tough mutton for lamb chops. But you can economise b...
WOMAN'S WORLD What They're Wearing in Paris PARIS, June 11. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
~ O ~ A ~"S ~ ~ R L D` I What They're Wearin in Paris From Isabel Ramsay, "The News" Special Correspondent. PARIS. June 11. The dressin; at the French IDerby at tChantilly aiways serves as a foretaste of the -ea' p!endor which will appear at the Grand Prix a f'rt~:-;: T'rhis race ;meeting is a kind of dress I rehearsal of the great day at Long 1charnp, and this :year, in spite of dull skies and chill winds, the world and his wife of Paris came out decked ibravelv in their smart attire to keep up lthe tradition of their race for elegance and good taste. Dark coats and cloaks appeared in great numbers, but often these sombre hued top garments covered up the most delicate and fancifully colored of .. FROCK; AT THE FRENCH DERBY A novel effect carried out with horizontal pleats for the bodiceand verti cal ones for the skirt. The poke )onnet is another effort to return to Second Emnpire fashions. frocks, and were topped' by bright toned, multi-colored hats. As the genial old sun was kind ...
SOCIAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
SOCIAL NOTES Lady Moulden and Miss Florence Davies (Perth) will leave on August 14 for Melbourne, where they will join the Noshina Maru for a trip to Japan. They wil Ihe away for about three months. Miss Kate Gardner, of Melbourne, who has been the guest of Mrs. Barr Smith at Birksgate, is staying, at the South Australian Hotel. Mr. Gaynor Owen Smyth is down in the city from TJlooloo for a few days. Mrs. R. C. Warden, who has been spending a fortnight with her mother, Mrs. Francis J. Fisher, Brighouse, Grange, has returned to Mount Barker. Miss Amy Jessop is staying with her sister, Mrs. Alfred Stokes, at Glenelg. Miss Nancy Thorold Grant arrived from Melbourne this morning on a visit to her brother, Dr. R. Thorold Grant, at Kingsmead.
LONDON SHARE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
LONDON SHARE MARKET Sales reported on the Stock Exchange yes terday included:- Moun:t Elliott-1/6, 1/3. Associated--10/, 10/9 Golden Tlorssho--10/9, 11/2. Gr'" Boulder-2/6. Hampton-l/, 4/3. Lake View-2/5. 2/6. Boken Hill Proprietary-25/, 25/1. Yorth--b/. Sulphide Corporation-16/6, 17/1. Zinc Corporation-1lO/1.
The Social Calendar [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
The Social Calendar August 2.--S.30--Royal S.. Yacht Squadron Ball, Palais Royal. August 2.-S-St. Augustine's Dance, Unley City Hall. A ugust 3.--S--Light Horse Memorial Fete, Cheer-up Hut. August 3.-S.45-Commlttee Dance, Osborne Hall. August 3.-S--'Varsity Dance Club, Windsor Cafe. August 6.-2.30---MrTs. Alfred A. Scarfe's Bridge, Grand Central. August S.-7.40--Teachers' College Ball, Exhiittion. August 10.-2.30-Combined Girls' Schools Sports, Adelaide Oval. August 13.-S--Alfred de Musset's "Un Caprice, The Grosvenor. ug-ust 17.-S.30-Blue and White Dance, Osborne Hall. August 1S.-A.R.C. Meeting, Victoria Park. August 24.-3-Fete in aid of Parish Hall. Walkerville Hall. August 24.---S-Kindergarten Dance, Palais Royal. August 24.-S8.45--Mrs. Dudley Turner and Mrs. Walter Duncan's Dance, Osborne Hall. August 25.-A.R.C. Meeting, Victoria Park. August 30.-7.30-Artillery Ball, Osborne Hall. Augurst 31.-S.30--Lady Victoria Bux ton Cirls' Club Dance, Osborne Hall. _
WRAPS ARE IMPORTANT What To Wear and When [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
WRAPS ARE IMIPORTANT '-- ,? What To Wear and When There are still some women who con sider that by wearing a pretty frock they have done their duty, and proceed to cover it up with a wrap of unsur passed hideousness. An over-smart wrap with a sports suit or a tweed coat with an afternoon gown are sartorial crimes that cry to heaven for vengeance. The matter of wraps is always im portant, and in summer just a little difficult for the woman of small means. While recognising as her ideal the prin ciple of "ei ery frock its wrap,"' she probably find its practical application somewhat beyond her. Let her take the gifts the gods have sent her, and choose for the evening a reversible model, that in one of its aspects matches her latest gaowvn, and in the other "swears" with nothing. For her afternoon wrap, which must be a cloak, long and flowing, black or some neutral coloring will just meet the case, again bearing in mind the shades of her frocks. A travelling and motoring wrap always loo...
St. Andrew's Parish Hall [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
St. Andrew's Parish Hall Arrangements for the birthday fete to be held in the Walkerville Hall on Friday, August 24, in aid of St. Andrew's Paris Hall, are well in hand. The men of the district are being especi ally :atered for in the evening. A promenade concert has been arranged. Misses Ada WVordie and 1Esie Woolley, and Messrs. Don Fraser, Walter Wood, S~able, Grivell, and Rule will appear. The polling for the ugly men's com netition will be declared. and gi!rls and boys will compete in games and whist ling. Supper will be served down stairs.
THREE BATHS FOR 700 IMMIGRANT'S COMPLAINTS MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
THRBEE BAWTHS FOR 700 IMMIGRANT'S COMPLAINTS 'MELBOURNE, Today. No welfare officer appointed by Aus tralia House traveled on the Orvieto, whic:h arrived yesterday, as according to the immiigration authorities the man who was appointed could not undertake the voyage at the last moment. The consequence was that passengers alloere that shocking con ditions prevailed. There were more than 700 third-class Damengers, but fr the men on!v th'ee baths and three showers were provided. Mr. Eade. an Australian who had gone to BeRleium to see his son's crave and who wild hs passace. stated today that often he had to wait half an hour in a nqueue before he could get a wash. The dining room was in the centre of the ship, he said, and horribly stuffy durine the voya?e through the tropics, the portholes rarely hbein? opened. That there were only eight laratrrie for more than 300 men and that the ,ne lishmen were herded together in cabins, were other allegations by Mr. Eade.
RENMARK'S NEW CLUB [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
RENMARK'S NEW CLUB The recently-formed Go!f Club st Renmark i?cld a general meeting of members on Tues day night, when the provisional appointments o omfficers was confirmed. Mr. F. W. Harris was elected president in place ol Mr. C. A. I,. -orant, who cannot hbbld offce owing to pressure of business. The club will prob ably open on September 1. The links are withlin half a mile of the town.
Victorian Golf Players Preparing for Adelaide MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
Victorian Golf Players Preparing for Adelaide MELBOURhNE, Today. At the Elsternwick golf links yester day the Victorian professional golfers played for a substantial purse, the idea' being to give them the opportunity of useful practice in preparation for the open championship to be decided in Adelaide in a fortnight. The Directors of the Kooyongs Club have decided to proceed with the 18-bole course, which it is expected will be ready for play next winter. ,,m?,? m ? ,, ,,~,, ,,a
Notes on Week's Sporting PEOPLE IN SPORT [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
PEOPLE IN SPORT By "Old Timer." Ms Hart, who is one of the principal of ' in the Adelaide branch of the Eastern rtca-lon Telegraph Company, is leaving 'elaido at the end of September to join tib staff in Iarwin. During the past two years he has been ,rninient in organising tennis, bowls, cricket, fa football clubs in connection with the iny Oval. The Adelaide staff numbers a. gr. Hart has Ihree times won the bowls ,hsmpionhbip of Sturt, was secretary of that club for seven years, and President for one cr. He has also been a member of the Sc:tiv of th S.A.B.A. sine 19.15 Sllictt Monfrics, chief clerk in the Ade -aide PoSt Office, has finally retired from tricket to plan bowls. He was in the first clst "as a wirlcet-kccpcr, and in lacrova» reacbcd interstate rank. C L. Mathews, Returning Officer for the Stiec hns been a prominent member of the Fcith Park B3owling Club for some years. 'bhen he was Cleric of Courts 'at Mount Grnmbler he founded the bowling green there. Hie Fon, Llandaff...
GOLF [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
•C . GOLF (By "FAIRWAY.") The committee or the Royal Adelaide Club racently decided to discontinue the monthly meodal ant bogey competitions until after the open chaimplonshlps, so t;hat tile S:atin conm~lr e should be in the be~t possible condi tlon for those events. A petrol pump will be put into use this woek to empty the bunkers, &c., which wr,l. ftlicu e: Ly the flood water,. This will allow a! better drainage of the playlug area. A runuber of leading play.-r3 were iuvlted ti, eaprc opinions as to wat the wilnning score would total. The majority are of opi Sia thnt 300 will not be broken, as Scaton is ritarded as the most lificult of the ..ham ionbihlp courses on whilch to re-i.?er low 1zuree. While the average score of 75 a ruoud may prove a corrc:.t estimate, it is itactr dcilcult to understand how Seaton rtulAd tc a harder proporitlon than any cOhcr l'rst-class course, unlce· it he that the trche played in the vicintty of the puttiug grcen are of a very tricky nature...
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
COURSING The Curramulka Club will held its annual great "meet" during this week. It was to have been held a fortnight ago, but the effects of continuously heavy rain caused a postponement. In value and prestige this meeting of the Yorke Peninsula club ranks second only to the W'aterloo Cup, which greatly exceeds It in popularity. Everybody hopes Mr. Herb. Hosking will be sufficiently recovered from his recent attack of influenza to take the saddle as judge. Mr. HIosking pos resses, to an unrivalled extent, the con fidence of nominators. A good city contingent is certain to be present Mr. Jack Flannagan hoped to see the sport, but has his great jumper, Haoma, to entice him again to Melbourne. The owner of the flying Moccasin will, however, be represented by the Victorian-biea fawn bitch puppy, Kilfenora (Volum King Miss Fluke) and Lawrence. The former has been very unlucky this season. She will be easily recalled as the winner of a Sapling Staae at Freeling last season in sparkling f...
"ALL IS VANITY" Hospital Mascots [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
"ALL IS VANITY" Hospital Mascots "?What shall I bring with me?" I asked rather dejectedly, after the man lier of most people, I suppose, when they are goinm into a nursing home. "Oh, just night and toilet things," an swered 'Sister,' with an encouragingj smile, "and any little treasutes you feel you would like to have by your bed side." / My operation a thing of the past, I !ie in bed. Still rather immovable, with my treasures in reach of my hand. I find I have a basket in which let ters and papers are conveniently: stacked Next comes a small standing mirror, a bottle of smelling salts, and one of lavender water. A de.ightful Chinese box, with embossed silver dra gons holds useful odds and ends stamps and a little loose cash, for in stan.c, writes "A Patient" in "The Mail." London. New books are very important, also a serviceable paper cutter. It is tan talising to be brought up short by an uncut page in the middle of a thrilling story. \hlen nurse commended my modest :election, I s...
AMATEUR ATHLETICS FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — News — 2 August 1923
AMATEUR ATHLETICS -- (By "Sprint.") FIXTURES. August 4-Metros. five-mile C.C.C. August 4-Glenelg four-mile road race. August 11-Port Adelaide, 440 yards, Alber ton Oval. August 11--Adclaide to Alberton. Augu.t 11-Adelalde Oval, two-mile relay, August 18--Metros. 25-mile walk. "METROS." NOTES. The annual five-mile C.C. championship will be contested on Saturday along the "river" course. There is promise of a good field, and with e'olter, Stone, Jolley, Cowie. Oliver, and others in training there should be plenty of ginger. Hughle W?olter will see that there is nothing sluggish in the pace. Runners should be ready to start at 3 o'clock sharp. 25-MILE ROAD WTALK. The "Metros" are promoting the long journey at the request of a number of walk ing enthusiasts. There is every indlea tion of a record field. An open invita tion is extended to amateurs, and a prize worthy of such a rvce will be donated by a supporter of the "Metros." MODIFIED .MARATIION. Fo!lowing the'10-mile C.C.C., the "Met...