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ENEMY RAIDS. ACTIVITY ALONG BRITISH FRONT. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
ENEMY RAIDS. ACTIVITY ALONG BRITISH FRONT. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Saturday. FieldMarshal Haig reports: Enemy raiders showed great activity last night all along- the British front. In addition, six raids were reported this morning. The enemy made two other attempts eastward of Polygon Wood. "We drove the enemy off in bolli eases isfld secured prisoners. In an enemy raid on !he Portuguese froDl. which w.is delivered in consider able strength, he succeeded in enter-, ing- our foremost trenches and secured several prisoners. The Portuguese, counter attacking- immediately, com pletely drove the enemy out. They also repulsed the enemy in other raids. 3n certain cases, after; sharp fighting, -.vc secured a number of prisoners and indicted considerable losses. ®ur aeroplanes dropped over 200 liombs on various targets, and flr6d many machine gun rounds. We brought flown four enemy machines. One of ours is missing.
THE SUGGESTED BARRIER-PORT AUGUSTA LINE. STATEMENT BY THE PREMIER. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
THE SUGGESTED BARRIER-PORT AUGUSTA LINE. STATEMENT BY THE PREMIER. ADELAIDE. Sunday. An important statement has just been made by the Premier' (Hon. A. H. Pe.ike) regarding the proposal to con nect the East-West railway with Sydney by a line from Port Augusta to Broken Hill. Mr Peake savg lie will do everything'to protect this State's in-I teresls, and: intends to ascertain the otlicial view in New South Wales. The Premier has obtained a report from the Railways Commissioner, which states .inter alia: With reference to the probable ef fects on South Australia of a railway from Port Augusta to Broken Hill, to connect with the Condobolin line, the tiien Railways Commissioner (Mr A. 1 B. Moncrieff), when questioned by the ! Break of Gauge Commission, stated i emphatically that the best counter ! move to any such proposal was the j completion of the line from Salisbury to Port Augusta, if possible, at the I same time as the Kalgoorlie to Port | Augusta railway was completed, anil! thus ...
SERIOUS TRAM ACCIDENT. ADELAIDE Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
SERIOUS TRAM ACCIDENT. ADELAIDE Sundav. A shocking! accident befel Miss May Harrison, 21, on Saturday slight. She was run ovetf by an. electric tram car at the corner of Gilles and Hanson Streets?, :and lieu left leg- was so mut ilated that it had,- to be amptated at the Adelaide Hospitals It is report ed that when she got on the foot board t&lt;| alight the caif moved on and her 'dres® caught in the und-r gear. The woman ia^ in a critical condition.
METHODIST CHURCH CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
METHODIST CHURCH CHANGES.. In the first reading ai stations ? oi the Methodist - Church Conference, the name of the Rev. W. T. Shapley" of Jaihestown,' is set; down for the Port Pirie Central Methodist Mission, in place of the present inirjlster there? the Eev. E. W. Caust, who is dawn for Sydnenham Road. Norwood. The Eev. F. Ii. French,' who has been at Solomontown for some years, is going' to Western Australia,1 though just to what part he does not vet know. His place -will ?fee' filled 'by the Rev. Gordon Ko-.ve, oj Rose Park. This is only the first' reading of stat ions, but it is understood ihat so far as Port Pirie is concerned it is likely to be final. "The change Aviil ?tak-e place aarljyin' April.
R.A.O.B. GRAND AUSTRALIAN BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
K.XO.B. jGRAjS'D, -AUSTRALIAN ;':V"-V BANNER. A very enjoyable* evening -was spent at the WarataSi Lodge,; Ko. H, on Wednesday; evening, -when' a mo'p£ banquet wa&i held, at which about 50 members of tho lodge wer > present. The tables were tastefully .decorated, and after .the good things provided had been partaken ot ,-HbcV; following .1 toasts -were houoredi -'-'The Kingi" Bro. E. IT. JicCoimell, C.L'. ; " Our Order and Banner," Bro. W. ©light, P.G.P., responder,, Bro. J.*' Brown, G.P. ; "Our Town and Trade," Bro. ? E. L. Wactdy, "responder Bro. E. L. Smith j. "Our Absfeut Brethren," Chap lain; liev. .1. A. jPia^scn, 'responder, Bro. Geo.* Kyan .3 "Our Army and Navy," Bro. J.4 H. Sta'ito, responder Mr. E. L. Craigie ; "Kindred Societ ies,'" Bro. H. Symonds,, G.S. ,1 "The Chairman," Bro. \Y?. Blight, P.G.vP. Harraonv'- was rendered during the evening-by Bros. \Y. R. Eurlow, E. L Wa*ddy, H. DeDiar and :X. H. Welter. All present were o£ the opinion that the evening had ce...
DANGERS FOR SIGHT SEEING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
DANGERS FOB SIGHT SEEING In view of the Zeppelin - and) aero plane raitig on England, and* 6i the ?eagerness of the people? to sae the sights, disregarding the dangwr., it is iiitoresting! to recall a letter of Hor ace Walpol«? .written in 1745, during a threatened invasion of Britain 'by the French. Waipola writes : It is guite' the fashion to talk of the French coming here. Nobody sees it in any other; lignt but as a thing to be talked of - not to be cautioned ag ainst. Don't you remember a report of the plalgue being in the city, £,nd everybody went1the house* yhere it was fto see it"? You see -I laugh about it, for I -would net for* >the world be so im-Englished as to do otherwise. 1' am persuaded that when Count Saxe with ten thousand men is within a day's masch of lou den people will be hiring windows at Charing Cross and Che&pside to se8 them pass by. 'Tia oar. characteris tic to take dangers for sights and «vils for curiosities.
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. NEWMARKET WON BY CETIGNE. MELBOURNE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
AUTUMN MEETING. \EWMARKKT WON BY CETIGXE. MELBOURNE. Sunday. j T!.ic V.R.C. Autiynn Meeting was j opened at Flemington yesterday. Re . suits: j PINKS HURDLES. | Two miles. KIX LARK. 0.7 ' Boyd') .... i Single Barrel, &lt;f.6 (Connelly) 2 Katwvk. 10.7 (Hawkins) .. 3 Won by a short, head, with a neck befw'^ti second and third. He! tins1: 6 to I asst. tin; winner. ST. LEGER. One mile anil three-quarters. For three-year-olds. PRINCE VIRIDIS (Borden) . 1 Rronzetti (Wood) 2 Broken Glass (Bullock) ... 3 Wnn by half a bond, with fonr lengths separating second and third. A protest for interference against Hio winner was dismissed. Betting: iO to 0 on the winner. NEWMARKET HANDICAP. Six furloags. CETIGNE. 0.0 (Wood) .. . . 1 Poitrina, 9.0 '\feLacblaa) . . 2 Wedsre, 9.7 (Cairns) 3 There were 20 other starters. . Petracia led to the distance, where Cetigne came fast. and. holding Pei trina. won by half a length, with a .length separating second and third. Petracia was fourth. Betting: 8...
SNOWTOWN RACES. A DISQUALIFICATION. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
SNOWTOWN RACES. DISQUALIFICATION. ADELAIDE, Sunday. Snewtown races were held" yester day, with the followmpr results: HURDLES. Two miles. ?/?.COASTLINE, 10.3 7Turner) . 1 Scruiinizer, 0.11 (Clffford) . . 2 Sir Pistol, 9.2 (Finlay) .. .. 3 Dividend, £2/i/. NOVICE PLATE. LORD RANFURLY (Ringer) . 1 HilrJa Rose (Hosran) .. .. 2 *6 Deporto (Boom) .. .. .. 3 Dividends. £8/97 and 15/. SNOWTOWN HANDICAP, One and a quarter miles. PATHEPHONE. 8.0 (Ringer) 1 La Boiselle. inc. lib pott., 8.9 . (Dally) ............ 2 ! Lackadaisical, 7.12 (Bennett) 3 Dividend. £7/7/. TRIAL STAKES. Seven furlongs. TOM NUGENT. 7.10 (Dally) I1 Scrutaria, 7.6 (Jenkins) .. .2 j;" Hilda Rose, 8.2 (Hogran) .. 3 ' Dividends. £5/1/ and £4/5/. FLYING. HANDICAP. Six furlonps. LADY C A PIT AN 0, 7.9 (Ben nett) .. .1 Marie Carola, inc. 51b. pen.. 8.3 (Dally) . 2 Marnoc-iv. 7.7 (Jenkins) . .. 3 Dividends, £5/15/ and 10/. ' JUMPERS' FLAT. One and a quarter miles. KOREA. 10.0 (Butler) .... 1 Lochiel 9.3 (Smith) 2 Sir Pistol, 9....
ABOUT HITS THE MARK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
ABOUT HITS THF 3L\TJK. The -Advertiser prefaces its com ments On Premier's policy* speech, as follows : ''Stats politics havebeen reduced by "war' conditions^ to pre cisely litis degree of unimportance - that the Ie-ss -» have of thetu the better. It* Parliament could be plac ed in recess for the remainder of the wax the advantages of the arrange , merit -\vouid' probably = outweigh its disadvantages. Virtually all that is necessary for the efficient conduct -of public affairs could, be* accomplished by an intelligent and energetic . Cov er inn en I without any additional leg islation' whatever."
A WAR ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
A WAR ROMANCE. !A romantic s?Lory comes trim France. One evening a young British i aviator,' flying; Ixick, to his camp, lost | his way, and descended- 011 the lawn I of a chateau for, the night..was j unable5 to speak French, BO took his ' 'chance and started, out in English. I To hi« surprise, back ca'iue a reply in his* native tongue, and, looking tip, he saw a charming English girl. It turned out that she was' a nurse ^ spending a tew days' holiday at the | chateau, the owner* oi which was a distant relative. The owner was i made -most welcome for the night, | and left' riest morning. Ho kept up a correspondence with the fair charm er, however, and eventual^- ho be came engaged toi ner. Their wedding is to take placc in the spring, and will be a big affair, as tho lady is the daughter of.a leading manufact urer.
TELL TALE TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
TELL TALE TELEPHONE. There is much; gossip, in hunting cir cles'over the relations between tiie wife of a: popular master of bounds and an Army captain who 'before? tho war was not- unknown 90 the turf (remarks a London paper). Answer ing the telephone in the lady's ab sence the other day, tho husband bs camje the unexpected , recipient of many eudearing* greetings, and before the astonished lovei had recovere-1 his self-possession, managed, by' dis guising his. voice,v to gain further par ticulars and make an appointment. Then, it* is s^id, there followed a rapid journey to tRe> captain's; rooms, and some business with a hunting crop. 'lhe friends of1 both parties are awaiting developments. BiBALUtCiVS VISJTj TO LONDON Writing in the ''-Nineteenth .L'ent uary," J/rofesaor J. Y. Simpson tells a curious storv\l ot Bismarck 3 - visit 10 London: upon his appointment as Minister,of Foreign, Affairs in 18G2- : Baron' Brunow, the llussian Ambass ador, gave a dinner in his honor, to whi...
"UNNECESSARY EXPENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
"UNNECESSARY EXPENSE. Ae.iife attacks of colic, diarrhooca and dysentery come on without warn ing arid prompt relief must be obtain ed. It-is riot necessary to incur the ex 4>ense of :i physician's services in such cases if Chamberlain's Colic and Diar rhoea Remedy is at hand. A dose of : this remedy will relieve the pain before &lt;!>'" doctor could arrive. For sale everywhere. ,
BIRTHS AND DEATHS AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
BIRTHS AND DEATHS AND THE WAB. A London cable says that the Reg istrar-General's siatiotics lor 1916, which have just been issued, show 'that in England and Wales the low est birth' and death 'rates and almost the lowest marriage rate '\vere record ed during i-hat period." Tho marriage i rata of widows' was the highest for 20 years. The chances of the mar riage of spinsters were greatly de ! creased owing to there being fewer marriageable males., and so many of ithem being engaged in war work. The births, exceeded the deaths by j 277,303, excluding the war fatalities, which, it is believed- were much und id1 these figures.-The figures for Ger many during the' same period were 11,331,000 deaths and 1,103,000 births, , practically' excluding the -war tatali . ties. Thcd eaih, rate in Germany, an' j 1916 th"s exceeded tlia birth-rate by I IMij thus jxeeeefced the! -birili-(ate by (228,000. In normal times in Ger I many tho average birth-rate is 2,00, sOOO a year,, .and the ?deatli-ratt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
Clothing and Boot Palace. THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL MEN'S WEAR. Our Selection o! Me*'# Suits for Quality, Variety, Cut and Einieh, a& Tsilor-MacLe, cannot b® beat«a i* the Commonwealth. Many linea stiH at Old Pii-aa. We are continually opening up New Season's Goods in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. Our Stock ia Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were bougkt many months ago to arrive, and are at the present tims much be low the market value. W; F. WELLS & CO. ALEXANDER-STKEET, port pieie. S. C. COTTLE, GALVANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &C. TANKS, BATHS, AND GENERA!. -. IRONWORKERS,: ALEXANDER ST., PORT P1R.JK SALE NOW ON. f.ailics' Washing ' and Ready - tu - Wear Hals. 5/11" to 7/11; now 3/11 each. i Women's Cotton Vests, 1/3 each. Black Cotton IIosc, 7 id., liid., 1/3 pair. Dainty Flower Posies, i/G for 8|d. Black Ball Mending, worth 1/3, for lOld. Girls' Navy Bloomers, with calico bodice, worth 3/6;. now 1/11. Girls' ^Trimmed Hats, 5/...
"The Message of the Mouse" A BIG 8000 FEET STAR SENSATION. CASINO, TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 March 1918
j"ihe Message ot She Mouse i A UjtQ QCCO rEET STAR SENSA TION. CASINO, TO-NIGHT. . A picture tihiSt has. created a wvrld .wide sensation* entitled "The Message of Iho Mouse," comes to Casino to night in t'io midst of a magpilictyit .jrogr tin which should! prove very ^o.'i-I.ir with patrons of this much .a civd ivsiort. "The Message of the Mouse" is a (>,0(H)ft. Vifcagraph triumph, and features that charming and most graceful actress ^1iss> Anita * Stewart.- It deals with a highly sen sational story of diplomatic in treats | in5 which a brave -girl ho:;l.s the des tinies of a nation in. her nun s. It is a rema'rkable story of the present great war. During, the past week it has shown to crowded audiences at West's theatro ia: jMelbourne, and .should prove one of the finest pic tures seen in Port Pirie tor a long while A capital supporting program will be. shown in addition to the li g 6000 feet star, and it includes the follow ing- excellent pictures - Series .No .13 of the gre...