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LITTLE DRINK TROUBLE No Council By-laws DANCES IN HALLS NOT UNRULY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
LITTLE DRINK TROUBLE No Council By-laws DANCES IN HALLS NOT UNRULY Suburban councils have had so little trouble from intoxicating liquor being drunk in town and district halls that they have not even troubled to frame by-laws pro hibiting its consumption, although under neither the Licensing nor the Places of Public Entertainment Acte is it an offence. The only controlling factor is a dis allowing clause included in the hiring agreement by some of the councils. Yesterday council officers, -explaining what seemed to be an unusual position, j said there had never been sufficient unruliness arising from the drinking of liquor at dances to warrant restricting by-laws. The Prohibition League differs from t*1"" in that, but shares with them the view that Hie greater, part of any ribaldry is caused by liquor drunk In cars parked outside the pre mises. Council officers did not know of any cases parallel with that repor-' ted from Mount Gambier in "The Ad vertiser" on Monday. Alderman Le- Ld...
IN OTHER CITIES Perth Gossip From Our Special Correspondent. Perth, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
IN OTHER CITIES Perth Gossip From Our Special Correspondent. Perth, October 6. The State Budget evoked from tax-&lt;*> payers a sigh of relief, which may, or may not, be temporary. The Premier has taken advantage of every sixpence of deficit allowed him by the Premiers' Flan, and a few odd thousands more, and budgeted for a deficit of £1,222,600. But new taxation is slight. The re bate of one-third of the income tax, allowed when the disabilities grant was made, is reduced to 20 per cent.; the tax on cheques is doubled, and becomes twopence. Against this, the taxation on unimproved land values is remitted. The expenditure is estimated to be less than that of last year by £633,000. and the revenue is estimated at £439,000 lower. Exchange on overseas interest is reckoned at £600.000. and unemploy ment relief at £480,000. Signs of Optimism There are gigw« of optimism In places. The railways are estimated to earn £220,000 less, and to save £350,000 more by wage reduction. The...
Index To Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Index To Advertisements , Base- Amusement* .. .? / •• * Auctions IS . Business Partnerships. &c M Births, Marriages, and Deat&s .. I* Board and Residence Vacant .... J, Board and Besldenw Wanted .... | Business Notices •• 2 • Carriers, tea. •• 2 Commonwealth Oort. Advte. .. .. ? Cycles *J Drapery and dotting .. .. '.. •• . J. Dogs, Cats. &o. = Funeral NoUcas § Hotels and Holiday Resorts .. .. J Houses and land Wanted i 2 Houses and Flats Wanted * Houses and Flats to Let • Houses and Land for Sale .. •• •• \ Hotels for Sale and to I>et .. •. \ Lost and Found •• 5 Machinery. Hardware. &c .. — •• ,* Medical M Mining — ' f Missing Friends 6 Money. Stocks, and Shares .. .. 320 Motor Cars M Motor Cycles 2 Motor Tour Notices 3 Miscellaneous 5 Offlos*. Warehouses. Sec. to I«t .. 4 Patents 2 Persons Wanted 3 Public Companies S Public Notices 2.S Professional Engagements ...... 3 Poultry. Birds. &C. .. 5 Shipping .. .. 12 Stock and Vehicles .. .. .. ...
Dancing Championship [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Dancing Championship The winning couple to the State sec-&lt;*> tion of the Australian dancing champion-&lt;*> ship will be selected at the anal compe-&lt;*> tition at the Palais Royal. City on Saturd- day nlsfct. They will conroete this month with the successful comDetltors from other "totes at Brisbane. l*Kt nlrht Mr. H. Teonard and Miss M. B'pckwe'l won the '""ond final. Mr. T,. Ween RDd Miss D. Johnson were second, and Mr. H. Stevens and. Mtae If. Deacon were third.
Heavy Yarding Of Lambs At Flemington Melbourne. October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Heavy Yarding Of Lambs At Flemington Melbourne. October 6. With a heavy yarding of lambs, com-&lt;*> prising 70,000. and an adequate supply of fat sheep, comprising 36.000, at the Flem-&lt;*> ington yards today, the market was sub-&lt;*> Ject to decided fluctuations, frequently In favor of buyers, attributable In a great measure to the gradually weakening trend of export competition. New South Wales consignments provided a great bulk of the supply. Fat sheep consisted chiefly of useful trade grades, a large proportion comprising good and prune Merino wethers and mixed classes. The fat ewes market opened unsteady, and as the sales pro gressed competition was generally Irregu lar and prices easier, the .decline being most pronounced in averaee grades, es pecially Merino wethers. In the fat lamb section the offering was almost solely lair to good average export grades. In the ear:? part a firmer trend was apparent, but was not maintained, prices general...
SMUGGLING DRUGS 51 Men on Trial at Calcutta CALCUTTA, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
SMUGGLING DRUGS 51 Men on Trial at Calcutta CALCUTTA, October 5. The activities of 51 alleged conspira-&lt;*> tors and the ramifications of a plot spreading from Central India to the Far East, were revealed today at a trial at toe Aupore coon, xne ai on bw were TTtrwiint^ Japan ese, and Chinese. They were charged with conspiracy to smuggle and dispose of opium, cocaine, and firearms hi Bri tish Tntjln, The prosecution declared that there were smuggling depots at Calcutta and Delhi, hi some of the Indian states, at Rangoon and Singapore, and in Japan aad tain*., Jtm faog?a>W cuna oecnpled by the. ■11niiqjymii*7 ton was hcneyc«nJ?ea *JU?j&lt;jiwe* chambers, whldi yera fnmlM?-. genus electric.inrw. . &lt;IIW@hWU-.. peons, tecinding s tester Mptft . . the Calcutta polk* tow, were eai- ployed by 13m """m** 1-*
Jervis Bay Now a Tourist Resort Canberra, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Jervis Bay Now a Tourist Resort Canberra, October 6. Great hopes are held by the Govern-&lt;*> ment for the development of the aban-&lt;*> doned naval college at Jervis Bay as a tourist resort, and an application for a liquor licence for the former officers' quarters will probably be granted shortly. In addition to these buildings, which comprise the largest in the area, the Government has leased for the Christ mas season practically the whole of the staff cottages at the base, and It hopes soon to dispose of other larger baud ings suitable for use as guest houses. Jervls Bay offers many attractions, infilling &lt;ightng boating, swimming, tennis and golf.
TOO MANY REGULATIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
TOO MANY REGULATIONS The need for traffic control in a modern city full of motor cars is un-&lt;*> questionable; but it is equally clear that, in the whole sphere of municipal government, nothing is more difficult t.hiifri to hit upon a plan of regulation which shall represent the happy medium between traffic anarchy and traffic paralysis. The Adelaide City Council time wrestled with tihtg problem, with the 4*?i !■"'?«■ of nwwiMiHAiit en deavor, over a series of years, but has, unfortunately, been Influenced by the curious delusion—or so it mig-vi^ appear from the result of all these labors— that Adelaide is a vast metropolis .of narrow and tortuous streets, in which traffic ought not only to be drastically regulated, but actively discouraged, by a mn*tfplicity of well-intentioned but vexatious and complicated by-laws. The fact Is, of course, that the city upon which this ever-growing incubus of traffic regulation has been imposed, is neither so overgrown, nor yet so dest...
TO SEE A TREASURE CHEST Crowds at Antiques Exhibition [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
TO SEE A TREASURE CHEST Crowds at Antiques Exhibition The best test of any venture is suc-&lt;*> cess. The fact that the Antiques ex-&lt;*> hibition on North-terrace is still draw-&lt;*> ing well over a thousand patrons a day, although it is within three days of closing, carries its own wwnmmdiMfo". One of the wt?iM*? which is attract ing much attention is the early 16th century treasure chest, a contraption of wrought iron and mysterious lock ing TWf^iiftTitgm which savocb of pirates, adventure, and romanticism. A whole story might be written round that quaint Iron box, which somehow suggests the exploits of Cap tain Kldd. It is on the first floor, in the north-eastern corner of the room. Piracy is a thing of the past, if one excepts those occasional epi sodes which occur off the coast of China, and which are merely a mild form of what was once a very for midable danger on the high. seas. Yet the old chest suggests pirates, for it was the sort of th...
The Advertiser ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEB 1, 1931 BRITAIN'S ORDEAL [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
The Advertiser ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEB 1, 1931 BRITAIN'S ORDEAL British Ministers have conquered the difficulty they had in making their minds, and. as will be seen by our cable messages, the Parliamentary ses- sion will end today, and with It Par liament Itself. The emergency legis lation is complete, bat. as Earl Peel reminded the Boose of Lords, the Bod get has stffl to be balanced, and the need of a National Government is as Imperative as ever. This want can only be supplied when the Government has obtained from the country a House of Commons more exactly to its mind than the present one. It is lament able to think that a national crisis more fraught with peril than any that has occurred since 1914. snonld find political parties at sixes and sevens as they now are. and the safety of the country dependent, to an extent rarely experienced, on the commonsense of the constituencies. It is seldom that democracy has been subjected to such a test as will now be imposed upon it. or...
MR. BUTLER ASSAILS PREMIERS "Sole Object To Evade Responsibilities" DEFENCE OF BANKS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
MR. BUTLER ASSAILS PREMIERS "Sole Object To Evade Responsibilities" DEFENCE OF BANKS Speaking on the Financial Emergency Act Extension Bill in the Assembly yesterday, the leader of the Opposition (Mr. Butler) said the last Premiers' Conference had reflected little credit upon those who took part In it. It was apparent, he said, that the Premiers had met with the sole object of ascertaining whether they could evade their responsibilities under the Plan, in so far as the limita tion cf deficits was concerned, "by bring ing pressure to bear on the banks tc lend them more money. Fortunately for Australia, the banks had refused to yield to that pressure. He was con vinced that the Budget statements of many of the Governments ~ would eventually reveal that the deficits had been limited to the amount agreed upon at the Premiers' Conference Vy subter fuge rather than.by honest methods and correct accountancy. It was fla grant dishonesty for the Governments to compel bondholders to take a lo...
Granting Of Relief To Hard Hit Bondholders Sydney, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
Granting Of Relief To Hard Hit Bondholders Sydney, October 6. Several important' financial ques-&lt;*> tions were discussed by the Federal Treasurer (Mr. Theodore) and the chairman of the commonwealth bank Board &lt;Sir Robert Gibson) in Sydney today. Mr. Theodore said they had discussed the granting of relief, through the Commonwealth Savings Bank, to Com monwealth bondholders who had suf fered hardships because of the recent conversion. A plan to grant relief would probably be brought before the I Federal Cabinet this week. i Sir Robert Gibson and Mr- Theo-1 dore also discussed the proposed ex-
GREAT FLIGHT ACROSS PACIFIC Japan To U.S. 4,600 MILES HOP Americans Win £5,000 VANCOUVER, October 5. Pancaking their plane flat on its fuselage because the landing gear had been thrown off, Clyde Fangborn and Hugh Herndon, noted American long distance fliers, landed at Wenatchee, Washington, this morning, having flown nonstop from Tokio in a giant hop of 4,600 miles. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
GREAT FLIGHT ACROSS PACIFIC Japan To U.S. 4,600 MILES HOP Americans Win £5,000 VANCOUVER, October 5. Pancaking their plane flat on its fuselage because the landing gear had been thrown off, Clyde Fang born and Hugh Herndon, noted American long distance fliers, landed at Wenatchee, Washington, this morning, having flown non stop from Tokio in a giant hop of 4,600 miles. It took them 41 hours 13 minutes at an average speed of 119 miles an hour. Wenatcnee is 175 miles from the coast, and 90 miles from Seattle. The fliers had still 100 gallons of petrol in their tanks, and they nearly reached Spokane, 190 miles beyond Wenatchee. They intended to go on to Salt Lake City, and thus break the long distance I record of Boardman and Polanda from j New York to Constantinople. 4584 miles hi 49 hours 8 minutes. The fog, however, was too bad. and they had to turn back to Wenatchee, where Pang bom's mother was waiting for him. Among the watchers at the aero drome was a representative of the Japane...
ELECTIONS ON OCT. 27 British Decision DISSOLUTION GRANTED Rush Campaign of Three Weeks LONDON, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
ELECTIONS ON OCT. 27 British Decision DISSOLUTION GRANTED Rush Campaign of Three Weeks LONDON, October 6. The Prime Minister (Mr. Ramsay MacDonald) saw the King at Buckingham Palace at 9.15 this morning, and advised His Majesty to „ dissolve Parliament. It was announced later in the House of Commons that a general election would take place on October 27. In his statement to the House an nouncing the date of the election, the Prime Minister said, "I shall remain a Tpgiinr member and fight as a Labor whatever constituency I go to." Despite the long discussion air the last Cabinet meeting, which gave rise to persistent rumors in the lobby that there had been pronounced Liberal- Conservative iH«"*n gl"T"=. Mr. Mac- DonaW was able to secure a united body of Ministers for an appeal to the country. It is assumed in political circles that *J?i? tariff formula is no longer a factor In the situation, though it is not known how it was disposed of. In the last day or two the opinion has been gr...
BOY SAVED FROM DROWNING Rescuer Bides Away , [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
BOY SAVED FROM DROWNING Rescuer Bides Away , Diving, fully clothed,-off the Largs Bay jetty shortly before [?]o'clock last night, Mr.-Jack Gregory, of Alberton, rescued a boy from drawing WUliamTaibot (11):. of Outer Har bpr-*oad. Swansea, \nm crabbing irom the jetty£jrtjea he &lt;fflerbalaifced Jand fpj| in 7Mr.;'trrfgHy?WlTffi"?*"ir OB' ■ the opposite side whenjhe 3ifianlsrl?S coming from to Wfer. &lt;tfher th&6Bot,iuidjby*t'he.lfeebl£ light fiblcb lad flinging.to one «f Jthe fce&w. ' Beatising'tbe precarious position of ytfaiiiff \ .^LftlDOt,J yrl^i' CKICSOI7> VuQlOtlv jumped to, and grasping Ht?^txiy by the aim, he swam to minHw pQe and; wia the aid of the oUia- _ anglets, and rode away. ■ The Jwy, «itb the exoeptton of a lew scratches, jras Ilftle the worse for his ducking. - -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
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MOTHERS AND BABIES Special Effort for East Torrens [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
MOTHERS AND BABIES Special Effort for East Torrens Excellent work is being done by the Mothers and Babies 1 Health Associa-&lt;*> tion all through the suburbs, and no-&lt;*> where is the movement more progres- I eive than in the East Torrens branch. It has a very big district to cover, but Sister Collison. who has recovered from her recent illness, during which the duty was most efficiently carried out by Sister Fry, has taken over the work again with unflagging enthusiasm. The committee wishes to support, In every way, her excellent ■work, and to raise necessary funds a house-to-house collection will be made on Friday.
POINTS FROM LETTERS Breadcarters' Conditions [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
POINTS FROM LETTERS Breadcarters' Conditions From Harry Adams, James-street:—&lt;*> The Federal Council of the Bread-&lt;*> carters' Union cannot possibly believe that it can induce the Government to stop the sale of bread in shops. The remedy to stop most of the shop trade is to lower the costs of production and delivery, so that the price may be lowered a penny per loaf to the con sumer. People would rather nave a baker can. than go to the shops for bread. Any sensible youth after a few weeks can become an experienced breadcarter. The council should know that the time for dictating to the em ployer as to whom he shall employ and from whom he shall get his em ployes has passed. As one who was breadcarUog for some years, I advise breadcarters to consider the fact that there are many experienced men out of work who could do the work as well as they at less wages. "Directorate of Bauways" From C. Barton. Port Pirle:—The Railways Bnqulry Committee advises that the...
WORK OF AUSTRALIAN CRAFTSMEN Furniture And Hygiene [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 7 October 1931
WORK OF AUSTRALIAN CRAFTSMEN Furniture And Hygiene Modern furnishing has swept away the stuffiness of old-time upholstery, and the lounge suite which has taken the place of odds and ends and gim- ctadk "pieces" is as carefully sprang as the famous Victorian saddlebags at a tltae of tbe cost. Upholstering requires careful crafls , TnnngMp, and skin ,is only attained after a long apprentioesh^i. In order to keep their upholstery staff working Malcolm Reid & Co. are clearing their extensive stocks of tapestry and mo quette suites and easy chairs. Several . handsome suites, comprising a S ft. 6 in. lounge and two easy chairs in silk tapestry, will be sold for £6 18/6, and others in moquette for less than £10. Box couches, most useful articles of , furniture in the small bungalow or flat, and ideal as "glory boxes" for tbe en gaged girl who can keep her linen and finery in them, are 'marked down to 59/6. Deep 6prung easy chairs with wide arms and comfortable seats are priced down...