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New Athletic Club At Port [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
New Athletic Club At Port The Port Adelaide Amateur Athletic Club was formed last night at a meeting held at the home of Mr. K. Daniels. Blackburn-street, Semaphore. The South Australian Amateur Athletic Association 1 was represented by Messrs. W. E. McKay and X. Jolley. who last week won the 2514 mils marathon race In Victoria in record time. It Is Intended to enter a team In B grade athletics. Officers elected:—Pat ron, Mayor ol Fort Adelaide (Mr. A. J. W. Lewis): president. Mr. Frank Pash; secretary, Mr. Boy Martin; treasurer. Mr. C. Sutherland: running captain, Mr. K. Smith; committee. Messrs. A. K. Jane*. H. Duntfcue. K. Daniel*, and. H. Baa.
RECORD ENTRIES AT PERTH SHOW Championship Awards Perth, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
RECORD ENTRIES AT PERTH SHOW Championship Awards Perth, October 6. The Royal Show, which was opened today by the Governor-General (Sir Isaac Isaacs) was marked by squally and showery weather. Entries were the greatest on record. The Governor-General said he had expected a great deal, but the display surpassed his expectations. Tile following are *^f? rf?Ti«Twp^wni^4p awards:— Beef Cattle—Shorthorns bull, calved be fore March 1. 1929, C. 3. Boberts'6 Bange Snowdrift, first and reserve: champion bull, calved on or after March 1. 1930, A. W. Padbury's Logan Count, first and cham pion; cow. calved before March 1. 1928, A. W. Padbury's Koojan Duchess JO, first and champion; heifer, calved on or after March 1, 1929, A. W. Padburys Koojan Duchess VI.. first and' reserve. Herefords—Bull, calved before March 1, 1929, A. W. Padbury's Eoyalty, first and champion; cow, calved before March 1, 1929, A. W. Padbury's Victoria's Pet IL, fli?t and champion. Foiled Angus bull, any age. F. A. Far quhar...
BIG DONATIONS FOR KUTTPO Two Cheques For £500 HELPING BOYS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
BIG DONATIONS FOR KUTTPO Two Cheques For £500 HELPING BOYS The opening of the Junior Kuitpo Colony with 12 boys this week synchronised with the re-&lt;*> ceipt of cheques for £500 each from Sir Langdon Bonython and Mr. T. E. Barr Smith, whose generosity was largely responsible for the opening of the senior colony 15 months ago with six men. It is now providing for 75. The founder of the Kuitpo Colony (Rev. S. Forsyth) said yesterday that the growth of the junior colony would be like that of the senior colony, pro vided public support was forthcoming- Much finnTifHai help was needed. Un til production began, the senior colony would provide the junior colony with food, such as eggs, bacon, milk, but ter, and vegetables. The immediate needs for the junior colony were two cows, two horses, dray, plough, and ra tion sheep. An opportunity will be afforded the public of seeing both colonies on Eight Hours Day, the anniversary of the official opening by the Lord Mayor last year. ...
"NO FREEDOM IN INDUSTRY" Movement Towards Control By Communists MR. McPHEE LOOKS AHEAD Hobart, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
"NO FREEDOM IN INDUSTRY" Movement Towards Control By Communists MR. McPHEE LOOKS AHEAD Hobart, October 6. The opinion that Australia was fast moving towards the objective of the Labor Party—some sort of Socialistic or Communistic control of Industry, the alternative of which was freedom in industry and the en couragement of individualism—wife ex pressed by the Premier (Mr. McPhee). in an address to the Launceston 50,000 League today on "The financial and economic crisis." Lengthy experience of attending Premiers' Conferences he said, showed him that the outstanding difficulty al ways had been the party standpoint. Apart from the adoption of a plan for reducing wages, interest and other costs, there had never been any con sideration given at the Conferences to the fundamental questions which must be discussed in any proposals, for the financial and economic rehabilitation of Australia. Australia Drifting The proposals of the Premiers'-Plan were only the first step towards the tjrtrKn...
A POPULAR WEEKLY SPECIAL "CHRONICLE" FEATURES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
A POPULAR WEEKLY SPECIAL "CHRONICLE" FEATURES The ever-increasing popularity of "The Chronicle" is based upon the variety of interests provided for While it caters especially for country homes, caere is mucn tnat appeals to every class of reader. The illustrated sup plement contains excellent reproduc tions of photographs dealing with out standing events. The magazine sec tion is a veritable budget of stories and Informative articles. Pages are devoted to matters of Interest to women, with sensible binte and valu able suggestions to aid the busy house wife and mother in settling some of her everyday problems. A section Is given over to the needs of young people, while those who are fond of humor will appreciate the jnany funny stories and illustrated jokes. There is provision for free medical advice for readers, and TWa^nrn Wu's weekly letter is read with interest and appre ciation by thousands. "The Chiwnicl?" win be on sale tomorrow (Thursday).
ASKED FOR A CUT Football Secretary's Honorarium Reduced [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
ASKED FOR A CUT Football Secretary's Honorarium Reduced Stating that he believed the time had come when all should be prepared. to accept a reduction in salaries, the secretary of the South Australian National Football Association (Mr. W. B. Tank) at last night's meeting asked , the association to reduce his honora rium. „ The assistant-secretary (Mr. H. G. Stock) made a similar request, and the delegates discussed the matter while the *>W'''fa'|g concerned retired from the room. i It was decided, after some debate, to accede to the requests, and the emolument of Mr. Tank for the post - year was reduced from £70 to £60. and Mr. Stock's honorarium was cut from £15 to £12 10/. Mr. Tank said at last night's meet ing that be desired to be relieved of the secretaryship at t*\e beginning- of next vear. He has filled the position for eight Tears.
LABOR NEWS Railway Medical Tests [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
LABOR NEWS Railway Medical Tests A deputation, representing unions with members employed in the Rail-&lt;*> ways Department, win wait on the Minister of Railways (Mr. Denny) on Friday morning. It will consist of Messrs. Dawes, H. J. George, and Nieass, AtP.'s, and A. A. Drummond and P. A. Elliott. The deputation has drafted amend ments to the regulation which deals with the medical examination of ap plicants for employment in the rail ways, and with the medical standard of employes. It will ask that effect shall be given to these amendments. GREY ELECTORATE Mr. Critchley, M.P., returning oJfica for the Grey electorate committee of the Labor Party stated yesterday that the only nomination received for a candidate at the next Federal election was that of Mr. Lacey, MJLR., the sit ting member, who was, therefore, de clared elected as the Labor candidate. WATERSIDE WORKERS The election of officers of the Port Adelaide branch of the Waterside Workers' Federation resulted:—Pres...
Severe Earthquakes 2,000 Miles Away Melbourne, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Severe Earthquakes 2,000 Miles Away Melbourne, October 6. A careful study of the record of the seismograph at the Melbourne Obser-&lt;*> vatory shows that two very severe earthquakes were recorded on Sunday morning. The first disturbance reached Mel bourne at 19 min. 33 sec past 5 o'clock. The distance of the centre of the dis turbance from Melbourne is believed to be 2.350 miles. Before the vibration caused by this earthquake had subsided, the wave? from a second earthquake besan to reach Melbourne. The first disturb ance from this second shock was re corded at six minutes to 9 o'clock. The distance from its point of onpin from Melbourne is estimated at 2.200 mm*. '
RUSSIA'S WAY WITH "THE MASSES" Mr. Bernard Shaw's Admissions By A. Grenfell Price [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
RUSSIA'S WAY WITH "THE MASSES" Mr. Bernard Shaw's Admissions By A. Grenfell Price In a recent controversy in the Lon-&lt;*> don "Times," the well-known Socialist, Mr. Bernard Shaw, throws some very unexpected light on the Communist system of government, which be exam ined on his recent visit to. Russia. Mr. Shaw had stated In 'The Intelligent Woman's Guide" that "thou shalt not have a greater or leas Income than thy neighbor" was "the first and last commandment of Socialism." He was asked how he could define the Russian system as Socialism, when the rewards of labor varied so greatly that. In re gard to Russia, the "first and last commandment of Socialism" was en tirely untrue. Mr. Shaw explained that Russia had not attempted to equalise Incomes; Indeed, "a profes sional section would be impossible'' at the figure represented as the share of an unskilled laborer. Eminent men cost Russia "at least ss much as the salary O f q^ Brfo^j back benfih mem _ bers of Parliament, pl...
SIX NOMINATIONS Candidates For Council By-Election [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
SIX NOMINATIONS Candidates For Council By-Election The returning officer for Central District No. 1 (Mr. C. R. Perryman) announced yesterday that six nomina-&lt;*> tions had been, received for the vacancy in the Legislative Council. The candidates are:—Messrs. Joseph Anderson (Independent); Douglas Henry Bardoloh (Lang Labor): Leonard GeorEe FUton (Australian Party); James Ernest Stephens Cft T.P.); Arthur Oscar Heynolds Tapp (Independent); Thomas Turner Thompson (Independent Labor). The election will take place on Oc tober 24. Those who will be absent on that date may cast postal votes. Application" forms are obtainable from police-stations and Dost-offices. Citizens' League Takes Part The Citizens' League will take an active cart in the election. 6aid the organiser (Mr. E. D. A. Bagot) yes terday. All the candidates had been invited to meet the executive commit tee of tiie League on Thursday after noon to place their policies before memhpwi. In the evening a convention ...
POPULATION PASSES 6,500,000 Year's Increase 61,538 LOSS BY MIGRATION [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
POPULATION PASSES 6,500,000 Year's Increase 61,538 LOSS BY MIGRATION The estimated population of Australia passed the six and a half million mark during the 12 months ended June 30, 1931, accord-&lt;*> Ing to the statement made available by the Commonwealth Statistician (Professor I*. F. Giblin) yesterday, and on that date it stood at 6,500,536. There were 3,313,165 males and 3.167,371 females. The increase dur ing the year was 61,538 (25471 males and 36,367 females). The total increase was the result of an excess of births over deaths of 71,815, offiset by an excess of departures over arrivals of 10,277. , Since the census of April 4, 1921, the population of Australia has increased by 1,064,802 persons—an average annual increase of a little less than 2 per cent. The figures of each State are:— Males Females Persons NJB.W. .... 1.27Z.612 1.234,443 2.507.055 Victoria . . . 888.548 906,911 L797.459 Queensland . . 509,093 450.479 959,572 Soutb Aust. . 301.158 282.430 583.588...
FEATURES THIS MORNING [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
FEATURES THIS MORNING Answers to Correspondence .... 5 , Boy Soont Article " S CiusBWunl Pnwfllfl .. .. .• .. .• *• * Fifty Years Ago ? General Mews .. .. .. .. .. •• *• Girl Guides « Blustntloas .. .. — •• ...... SO . In Other Cities 17 Law Courts -- 1? Leading Articles 14 Monetary and Commercial.. .. 1243 Out Among the People .-. .. .. .. 16 Personal • ? Pop .. 1? Postal ArrangementB .. .. .. .. 13 p^iHTig and Otner Spozt •• .. .. 8 Elver Levels .. £ State Parliament .. .. .. ,...,?- 5 Serial Story 7 Snipping .... .. .. •? •• •• •• 12 Social Motes J| Views and Comment* .. .. .. .. 18 Women's World .. — .. .*."
STOCK EXCHANGE CLUB TO HELP BLIND Buyers of Renown Goods Wanted [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
STOCK EXCHANGE CLUB TO HELP BLIND Buyers of Renown Goods Wanted If sates of goods manufactured by blind workers were adequate, the position of the Royal Institution for the Blind would be much better. Mr. H. W. Hodgetts. Jun, the chairman of the appeal committee, which is trying to raise £10.000 for the Institution, stated yesterday that the public would be rendering valuable service by buy ing Renown wicker and seagrass fur niture, brushware. and mats and other goods made by the blind. A large attendance to expected at the Stock Exchange Club tonight, when a card evening is to be held in aid of the fund. The committee also hopes that St. Cyprian's Hall, North Adelaide, will be wca attended. District and School Efforts The South Plimpton Progress So ciety has sent In a cheque for £9, pre ceeds of a baU. The Watervale Red Cross Circle (Mrs. E. E. Sobels. presi dent) has donated £2. The Albert and Royal Park Local Committee. AiP. raised £ 2 11/6 by a dance. The New Serial Starts Today...
N.S.W. STRIKERS' RIGHTS RESTORED Direct Order From Mr. Lang Sydney. October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
N.S.W. STRIKERS' RIGHTS RESTORED Direct Order From Mr. Lang Sydney. October 6. Although the Legislative Council re-&lt;*> cently rejected a Bill to restore seniority rights to railway and tram-&lt;*> way employes who participated in the mil sauce, the Premier (Mr. Lang) today signed a minute directing the Railway ■ rinmrnhajlnnprE to restore those rights. He also instructed the f!fii¥tmlq?^|mm. /^q regt^SS tile loyalist employes without reducing their pay. Apparently Sir. Tj?ntr. who. In addi tion to being Premier and Treasurer, is Minister for Transport, bad the power, tmder tbe Transport Act, to issue these instructions. The Railway Conusissianeis hare no control over tramway emr>loyes. The BIU to restore the seniority rights to the 1617 strikers was bitterly opposed by the Opposition when it was be lore the Legislative Assembly.
MAN'S WIFE IN GAOL Liable For Maintenance? Melbourne. October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
MAN'S WIFE IN GAOL Liable For Maintenance? Melbourne. October 6. Mr. Stafford P.M., in the Colling- &lt;*> wood Court today, disagreed with a plea put forward by Mr. T. Cleary that If a man's wife was in gaol she was deemed to have been adequately pro vided for during that time. Tbe defence was advanced when a woman claimed £27 as arrears ol main tenance, and to support his conten tion Mr. Cleary, who appeared for the husband, said that during the period of the woman's imprisonment, which included part of the time claimed for, the husband was not in a position to i support his wife, as the State was j paying for her upkeep. Mr. Stafford made an order for the amount claims - J in default of pay?. ment, imprisonment. _a A stay of proceeding! jnsgantea,
Gangsters Brought to Book NEW YORK, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Gangsters Brought to Book NEW YORK, October 5. During the week-end police captured Vincent Coll, a young gang leader; Frank Giordano, his associate, and three other unnamed men for killing a child. The gangsters and several women companions were captured in a Now York hotel, which looked like an arsenal. A New York grand jury today re turned an indictment of murder In tbe Cert degree against tb? men, 1
Income Tax Evader Has To Pay £1,650 Sydney, October 6. At the Central Summons Court to- [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Income Tax Evader Has To Pay £1,650 Sydney, October 6. At the Central Summons Court to- At the Central Summons Court to- &lt;*> day, penalties totalling £1,650 were imposed on John Anderson. North Sydney, on three charges of having returns. Mr. Williams, Sit., fined Anderson £100 on each of the charges, and ordered him to pay £500, £450, and £400 in respect of taxation evaded. Mr. Slattery. in his address to the magistrate, said that the Federal taxa tion evaded was £904 in 1926, £972 in 1927. and £1,071 in 1928. The State taxation evaded was £627 in 1926. £677 in 1927. and £1,144 in 1928. The bulk of the State taxation had been paid, and there was an arrangement for the payment of the balance. Anderson will appeal.
WINE JUDGE MAN OF MANY TASTES Does Not Swallow A Drop JOB OF CONNOISSEUR [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
WINE JUDGE MAN OF MANY TASTES Does Not Swallow A Drop JOB OF CONNOISSEUR He wine judge is condemned to a life of sacrifice. Could many persons sip mouthful after mouthful of good wine, in fact, the best wine that the State has to after, allow its bouquet to caress their olfactory nerves, its bewitching flavor to woo their palate, and then deny their oeso phagus the right to 6end it hurtling into their interior? OI coarse they could not. Yet there are three men at WayvUle Showgrounds this week, the Judges of the wine ahow of the Royal A. and H. Society, who are doing it. They be gan early on Monday morning, sipped and smelt all day yesterday, and will be at it again all day today; and oat of the years of their experience they . are deciding the best wines in Sooth Australia, judging between good wines and better wines, between white wines and red wines, and they nave not drunk a drop, yet, by tonight, they will have sampled the contents of 200 bottles of wine, some brandy and some ci...
INCOME TAX First Month's Returns ESTIMATE EXCEEDED BY £18,000 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
INCOME TAX First Month's Returns ESTIMATE EXCEEDED BY £18,000 There was a, broad smile on the face of the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes (Mr. F. B, Lee) yesterday, when he was asked how the income tax was coming in under the new Etamp sys tem. "Splendid." he answered. There was justification for the De puty Commissioner's enthusiasm, for he views the position from the stand point of the Government, and not of the man in the street. As a matter of fact, the collections for September ex ceeded the estimate by £18400, and perhaps more, for tbe returns are not yet complete. The departmental esti mate was £75.000 for September. The actual amount received was £93,000. This was made aid as follows:— Direct taxes paid £50.000 Tax stamps sold £30,000 Deductions * from group schemes £13,000 £93.000 Thirty Days to Fay A number of taxpayers have pom- 4 plained that, though members of a group, or employes paying under the stamp scheme, they have received as sessment notices demanding payment of th...
P. & O. Essay Competition [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
P. & O. Essay Competition A preliminary meeting of the adju-&lt;*> dicators of . the P. & O. company's essay competition, which is being held to mark the arrival on November 6 or the 6teamer Strathnaver. the largest electrically driven vessel in the world, was held last night. It was decided to ask headmasters of the oomoetinK schools to forward thcir entries without delay to Messrs. Elder. Smith Sc Co, " Limited. Currie-etreet. Adelaide, and in any case not later than October 15. The writing of the essays was completed on October 3. and already a large number have been re ceived at the oomnany's office. Many more are exoected from the country, and the Judees desire to nave these in hand as eoon as possible. 1