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Sir Henry Barwell Grieved [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Mr. Calvin Coolidge, Vice-President of the United States. Sir Henry Barwell Grieved Sir Henry Barwell, when interviewed today in connection with the death of President Harding, said, "It is an ap palling calamity that the end of a great life should come with such tragic sud denness. President Harding proved himself a most able administrator in the high office he held. I know from 'what I heard in America last year that he was universally liked and re spected .bo?th. for. his..i.? sta~ndiuagl ''i. Ilty and his high perhonal qualities."
WEATHER IN BRIEF [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
WEATHER IN BRIEF Light showers again fell over prac tically all the settled areas yesterday, the highest registration being 21 points at Woodside. This morning the weather chart showed a further intensification of the large anti-cyclone, this vast system now enveloping the whole of the continent. The highest baorometer reading was 30.6, at Albany. With the centre of the anti-cyclone still well to the west of South Aus tralia, said Mr. E. Bromley (Govern ment Meteorologist) this morning, con ditions are likely to remain cloudy, with some further light showers in the settled areas. The weather should gradually improve. The special forecasts issued to-day 'are:- South Australia.--Cool and cloudy, with southerly winds, and light show'ers east of gulf. Later winds tending eas terly, and finer weather, with frosts. and fogs. Victoria.--Cloudy at times in the southern parts, with showers, but weather generally improving during week-end, with some fogs and frost. South-west and southerly wi...
American Consul Shocked [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
American Consul Shocked Mr. H. H-I. Balch, American Consul in Adelaide, whentold of the news of the death of President HTarding. said:- "I am shocked to hear of the un timely death of our President, through the medium of "The News." I have no official communication so far, but no doubt Iwill get it later. 'At the time he waselected President he was serving in the Senate of the United States. Although in private life he was a newspaper editor, and proprietor, he was actively interested in the higher State politics. He was, as a nmatter of fact, serving his first term in the Senate when he was elected President. "President Harding was, of course, a Republican, and was elected Presi dent by the largest majority ever gained by any former occupant of the office. iHe had always been a consis tent member of the Baptist Church. He was democratic in everything, andi by his exemplary life endeared himself to all sections of the community, :'e gardless of party. His death will ca;!se deep regr...
QUARRELSOME IMMIGRANTS Free Fight On Largs Bay MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
QUARRELSOME IMMIIGRAITS Free Fight On Largs Bay MELBOURNE, Today. The Commonwealth Government stea mer Largs Bay, which arrived here to day, had anything but a happy voyage from Britain, according to stories told by many of the 700 passengers. They said that there was quarrelling among the knimnigrants, ano that a fre2 fight led the captain to threaten to place any further offenders in irons. The firemen complained that their quarters were bad, and the stewards grumbled at their food.
NEXT WEEK'S PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
NEXT WEEK'S PRIZES. Two prizes, 5/ each, will be awarded next week for-(a) The best recipe for marmalade (orange, citron, or lemon; (b) The best washing-day sugg·estion. .All. entries must. be addressed, to the Edi tor of the Womans WVorld, must be accom planied by the name and address of the competitor, and must reach "'The News" Office by Thursday of next week.
CRIMEAN VETERAN Death at Perth PERTH, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
CRIMEAN VETERAN Death at Perth PERTH, Today. Daniel McCarthy, the last known Cri mean veteran in Western Australia, has died at the home of his daughter in Cottesloe at the age of 93. As a youth he joined the 63rd Rei ment and went through the Crimean war, gaining the Crimean medal with bars for Balaclava. Alma. Inkermann, and Eebastopol. and the Turkish Medal. He came to Australia in '74 and was for years employed in the Railways Department; He is survived by a son.
WEEKLY COMPETITIONS Much Interest Aroused FIRST PRIZE WINNERS [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
WEEKLY COMPETITIONS Much Interest Aroused FIRST PRIZE WINNERS Even before the subjects for competition were suggested, numerous recipes and houso hold hints were sent in, and the following two have been awarded a prize of 5/ each. Miss T. Sullivan, Osmond terrace, Norwood. MUSTARD PICKLES. One dipperful of vegetables, cucumbers. beans, onions, green tomatoes, c.auliflower, and so on. Make a brine of one gallon of water, and 1% cups of salt. Pour over vegetables, and let stand for 24 hc.irs. Then heat and drain it. Mix five tabltspoons of mustard, a tablespoon of turmeric, a break fast cup of flour, nearly two cups, of sugar, with sufficient cold vinegar. Add 1i bottles of vin?egar and two cups of water. Boil the mixture until it thickens, and is smooth, stirring well. Then pour over vegetables. Mr. John Page Taylor, 20, Surfien street,
TO PREVENT GLASS FROM CRACKING. Adelaide. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
TO PREVENT GLASS FROM CRACKING. Adelaide. To prevent your best glass tumblers, wines, lamp shades, and so on from cracking, place them in a pan of cold water, which must cover them entirely; place them on a fire, and let them remain till the water boils. Boil for ten minutes, then lift the pan off the fire, and allow the water to become ab solutely cold. This hardens the glass with out destroying the polishing cqa!lities.
ADELAIDE REVELLERS They Work For Charity [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
ADELAIDE REVELLERS They Work For Charity Adelaide has something under the lap. The something is composed of seven bright-eyed maids and seven pan talooners. And these people style themselves "The Revellers." They may or may not be true to label, but their revels have a definite aim. They go here aid there in theri leisure, giving concerts, which are :profitable, -the p.oeed-L of_. whichi are for.charity. The combination began as a fill-in-the night sort of business, but their acti vitise have been extended. Already the Norwood Kindergarten has benefited to the extent of more than £70 by this medium. Thebarton and Edwardstown have reason to remember the visits of the party, and the troupe are getting ready for action in North Adelaide and Norton Summit. With Athol Lykke as manager, Ber tha Frinsdorf as pianist, and the genial J. H. "Walsh as producer, you may de pend upon it that there's gaiety in their make-up. The fourteen have to rent a hall for rehearsals, and they see to the fin...
Loss Felt By Whole World [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Loss Felt By Whole World a ~n'shocked to hear of the death **i;~frzsldent HIarding," said .Mfr; Bruce,. irhme Minister; th'isaftterrlb^hb ", "It is a sad blow to the Republic of tlhe United States, and his loss will be felt by the whole of the world. It was through President Harding's initiative that the Washington Conference was held, and he ever showed himself an ardent advocate for better relations be tween the nations of the world. His influence had ever been on the side of peace."
CAUGHT IN THE ACT Watchman's Strategy BURGLARS UP AGAINST IT SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
CAUGHT IN THE ACT Watchman's Strategy BURGLARS UP AGAINST IT SYDNEY, Today. The strategy of a watchman at WTaterloo was responsible for two burg lars being caught in the act early this morning. They were arrested 'before the smoke from the detonators, which they had exploded in the safe, had cleared away. The watchman was making his round at 12.30 a.m. when he observed that the front door of the premises had been forced. He heard somebody nov mng about inside, and fired his revolver twice. Two employes from an estab lishment near by came to his assis talice. '"While they guarded the door the watchman telephoned to the police. The night patrol arrived on the scene and caught the burglars. Only a few shilings wer estolen from the safe. The intruders said they were brothers who were up against it.
PRESIDENT HARDING DEAD Expires While Talking to Physicians DEATH ATTRIBUTED TO BRAIN COMPLICATIONS United Service. Vancouver, B.C., August 3, 8 p.m. PRESIDENT HARDING DIED SUDDENLY TODAY. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
PR1ES )ENT ~E D , Expires While Talking to Physicians. DEATH ATTRIBUTED TO BRAIN COMPLICATIONS United Service. Vancouver, B.C.; August'3, 8 p.m. PRESIDENT HARDING DIED SUDDENLY TODAY. Harding died 7 p.m. on Thursday, without warning, while conversing with the family physicians, who were unable to decide off-hand but think that death was due to sudden brain complications and probab ly apoplexy. Ever since he was installed at the White House the question of partici pation by America in European affairs has occupied his attention, and it was while engaged ina tour of the wes tern States urging the people to see eye to eye ,with him that he was seized with illness. He suffered first from ptomaine poisoning, contracted after eating fish, but later he became ill with bronchial pneumonia. After a period of anxiety during which his life was in doubht relief was given to the people -n America by the bulletin that the crisis was. ptassed, and he was on t.he road to recoverY. But now, in th@ m...
WRECKED DECKHOUSE Not Part Of Sumatra SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
WRECKED DECKHOUSE Not Part Of Sumatra SYDNEY, Today. The deckhouse picked up last month by the steamer Alabama along the coast has been proved not to be part of the Sumatra, as was at first sup posed. Was yet another vessel swal lowed up by the cas during the raging" stor;u in which the Sumatra calamity occurred? Apparently the deckhouse was wrenched off in one s~weep, and ex perts who e:amined it today are ofi opinion that the damage occurred quite recently. There is no doubt that the wreckage is from a steamer of at least 300 tons. To which steamer the deckhouse belongs is a question that is puzzling the investigation -lepartment.
SENSATIONAL ESCAPE Lorry Nearly In Creek RENMARK, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
SENSATIONAL ESCAPE Lorry Nearly In Creek RENMARK, Today. A motor lorry ownesd by Mr. P. John ston while travelling this morning over portion of the Paringa road whirhli had a steep bank on either side, side-slipped. The front wheels struck the fence, lift ing the post clean from the ground. Two wires of the fence held the lorry from falling into the creek, although one of the front wheels was swinging over the bank. As soon as the lorry struck the fence the driver leapt clear, but his assistant (Mr. Loader), was unfortunate. As he was on the creek side he could only get clear by leaping into the water, risking the lorry falling on him. He chose the lesser of the two dangers, and remained in the bus.
FLOODS AT SALISBURY Orange Plantations Damaged SALISBURY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
FLOODS AT SALISBURY Orange Plantations Damaged SALISBURY, Today. Following on the continuous rains and Boods, orange growers of Salisbury have auffered thousands of pounds' worth of damage, and according to present indica tions, are likely to sutfer more. On Mr. E. Tate's property, where he has eight acres under citrus, more than £1,000 worth of damage has been done al ready. The oranges and lemons are rot ting on the trees and dropping to the ground, and in many instances trees which in former years have returned a good in come will this season show no return at all. On this property 16 floods have occurred this year. Lower down the river the number has been greater. It is believed that the refuse brought down by the floods has settled under the trees and set up a putret'action which has extended through the fruit. The damage is widespread throughout the district. li is impossible ,to estimate what the total loss will be to growers. On every hand the grqund beneath the trees is cov...
WORRY MADE HIM DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
WORRY MADE HIM DRINK. He did not kick his wife either just before the birth of the child or at any time. He tried to enlist but failed to pass on account of his teeth. "\'When my mother died," said Apple bee, "I vowed I would never drink1 again, but with all this worry I started to drink again, and this is the result.'' i On Saturday, May 5, he asked his Wife to go with him to West's Pictures.! She said, "No, 1 am going with Mumi to the Majestic." He told her he did not like vaudeville shows. and his wife rel)lied, "\Vell, I am not going any where else with you, so you can get out with :your friends." Angry words passcd between them. 'When she went out she was in a bad temper and did not say good-bye, nor did she tell him where she was going. He met Evans in the city, and they had a few drinks and walked round the city. About 5.20 p.m., while passing the Majestic, he saw a young lady friend of his wife and he stopped to talk to her. About five minutes later his wife joined them. She...
PURE-BRED POULTRY SALE [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
PURE-BRED POULTRY SALE MeFsrs. Charles Willeox & Co. report hr, ing sold on bbehalf of Mr. W. Hitter his pure bred W'hite Leghorn and Black Orpinfton flork, crnmprlsing about 2nO heal of pullets an4 young lien.-. 'Trlie sale was cotduted on the pronpe:1., Ilcltorviile, yesterday. Ac tive conpetltionn wa~s experienced, and nat!s faertory prirc:~ obtained. The Orpintons in particular were well sought after, and rea hIsed from It" ton 2/ each. Legborns told at 5/9 to I1,' each. A quantity of whbal, :bran, pollard, and poultry accessories realised fair prices.
REPUTATION WAS INJURED ALLEGED PICTURE SHOWMAN [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
REPUTATION WAS INJURED ALLEGED PICTURE SHOWMAN A nonsuit was entered by Mr. I-H. K. Paine, S.M., in the Adelaide Local Court this morning in the case in which Cecil Ernest Lee Skitch. picture show man, sued Ktlopper & Co., Limited, of Currie street, for £436 3/. The claim set out that Skitch agreed to purchase, or alternatively to hire, a dynamo from Ilopper & Co., to fit it to a mootr car, and conduct a motion picture tour of towns on the W-st Coast. Th'Ie dynamo was fitted to the car. It was alleged that on or about May 23 Klopper & Co. by its servants 'r agents, wrongfully, and in breach of the agreement, seized the car and uin bolted the dynamo, thus preventing Skitch from conducting his tour. Skitch alleged that in that manner he sustained considerable loss, expense, and damage, and that his reputation as a showman was injured.