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RIGID DICTATORSHIP IN GERMANY Emergency Decree Follows Cabinet Resignation LIBERTY STIFLED BERLIN, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
RIGID DICTATORSHIP IN GERMANY Emergency Decree Follows Cabinet Resignation LIBERTY STIFLED BERLIN, October 7. The German Cabinet has re-&lt;*> signed and will be reconstructed by the Chancellor (Dr. Bruen-&lt;*> ning) mng). The country -will be ruled by emer gency decrees tantamount to a dictator ship. This political crisis is the aftermath of the desperate financial and economic position which the country is fac ing, and may have incalculable con sequences. Dr. Braenning trill try to include prominent industrialists in the Cabi net. Professor Warmbold may take the Ministry of Economics, and Heir Gessler, a former Defence Minister, will probably be Minister of the In terior. National Rights Suspended An emergency decree issued by Presi dent von Hindenburg establishes a rigid dictatorship and suspends the con stitutional rights of the nation, in cluding the inviolability of personal freedom on home letters, free expres sion of thought through the medium of the p...
HOW S.A. STANDS What Figures Reveal CROP ESTIMATE DOWN [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
HOW S.A. STANDS What Figures Reveal CROP ESTIMATE DOWN The Government Statistician (Mr. W. L. Johnston) is not so cheerful regarding the wheat har-&lt;*> vest as he was a month ago, and be points out that, although there were splendid rains early in the sea eon, records in the wheatgrowing areas have fallen back a lot- recently. His general survey of the trade position in the State, made yesterday, reveals the significant developments tha; have arisen during the past few .months. It appears from his records that al though from April to September the average rainfall in the agricultural areas was 18 per cent, greater than the 25 years' average, and showed an increase in each division, an impor tant factor was that the record for August and September was below the average in every instance, excepting the districts in the central and lower north. If October Fails "If this is continued over October." said the Statistician, "the effect must be to tone down considerably the ex ...
SHORT ADJOURNMENT AT CANBERRA Tariff Debate Prolonged Canberra, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
SHORT ADJOURNMENT AT CANBERRA Tariff Debate Prolonged Canberra, October 7. Mr Parkhill's insistence on prolong-&lt;*> ing the [?] debate in the house of Representatives may reduce the pro-&lt;*> posed adjournment of that Chamber to a forought. as several other Bills Save to be disposed of beiore the recess cfm bCKin. rt will also mean that the Senate will be unaoie to complete the schedule in time lor it to be aisposed of beiore Christmas, as the House of Represen tatives will take considerable time in considering the Senate's amendment. A brief Christmas recess is indicated, with a rushed sitting commencing pos sibly at the end of January to ensure the completion of business before the final pre-election adjournment. Senator's Protest On resuming today after the recess the Senate sat for two hours and ten minutes, and then adjourned until next Wednesday. It was announced at the beginning of the week that the Senate would have business to proceed with until it ...
N.S.W. MEETS DEBT TO COMMONWEALTH Nearly £6,000,000 Overseas Interest END OF DEFAULT MOVE Canberra, October 7. A settlement has been effected between the Commonwealth Government and New South Wales of the action which arose out of the failure of the State to meet its overseas interest, and Its payment by the Commonwealth [?] avoid default. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
N.S.W. MEETS DEBT TO COMMONWEALTH Nearly £6,000,000 Overseas Interest END OF DEFAULT MOVE Canberra, October 7. A settlement has been effected between the Commonwealth Government and New South Wales of the action which arose out of the failure of the State to meet its overseas interest, and Its pay ment by the Commonwealth [?] avoid default. The Treasurer (Mr. Theodore) stated in the House of Representatives today than the payments made by the Com-&lt;*> monwealth on behalf of New South Wales were £5,896,781. Thatsumrenre seuted interest and exchange on re mittances of interest charges due over seas. To that must be added £75,473 representing interest on the dauy balances snown in the accounts be tween the Commonwealth and Hew South Wales. Against the total of £5,972,254 thus due to the Common wealth there must be set off mw totalling £1,412,820 due by the Com monwealth to New South Wales. The net indebtedness of the State to +**T Commonwealth at the time of the settlement...
TARIFF REVISION Heavier Duty On Epsom Salts Canberra. October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
TARIFF REVISION Heavier Duty On Epsom Salts Canberra. October 7. The House of Representatives in Committee tonight rushed through the division of the tariff schedule dealing with drugs, chemicals, and perfumes. The Minister of Customs (Mr. Porde) ■introduced an item to increase the duty of nrpgnwdiwn sulphate &lt;Epeoin salts) imported in packets of less than seven pounds. He pointed out that the an nual consumption of Epsom salts in Australia is 750 tons. The item was agreed to. So was an other item introduced by Mr. Forde reducing the duty on bismuth from 8/ Ib. to 3/6. He was subjected to general banter when he moved for a redaction of 20 per cent, of the tariff on Bates salve. Members quoted from the Tariff Board that only one man in a 6uburb of A deMde was employed in making these sticks of salve. The Minister's proposal was agreed to without a divi syn. -. -
FIRE IN NORTH-EAST PASTORAL AREA Travelling Fast On Three Miles Front Broken Hill, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
FIRE IN NORTH-EAST PASTORAL AREA Travelling Fast On Three Miles Front Broken Hill, October 7. Inspector Gibson this afternoon re-&lt;*> ceived news that a serious bushfire was raging 40 miles on the eastern side of Menindie, on a front of about three miles, and travelling towards Ivannoe. The fire is believed to be near Boola Boolka station, and it is feared that the homestead has been destroyed. Volunteers are fighting the fire, but the grass in the locality is very high. The inspector has sent Sergeant Can ning and Constable CHare from Menindie to the fire, and instructed them to get as many volunteers as pos sible. Constable Wedlock, of Ivanboe, has also received instructions to go to the scene.
Delegation To Russia Melbourne. October 7. I [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Delegation To Russia Melbourne. October 7. I Efforts are being made by the Friends of the Soviet Union to send a workers' delegation from Australia to the Soviet Union to attend the May Day celebra- tions in Russia in 1932. The Mel bourne district committee is organis ing the Victorian section of the dele gation by circulars issued to trade unions. - The delegation must be composed of workers engaged in industry, but the international committee of The Friends of The Soviet Union has laid it down that two members must also lie from the ranks of the unemoloyed torn the mitiin^ and railways indus tries, and that there must be two women delegates. To raise funds, it is proposed to have a voluntary levy on unionists. Where Soviet Has Failed > 2 -■ ; . " "Where the Soviet five-year plan has broken down,'? said Mr. Crawford Vaughan to members of th" Women's Non-Party Association, last night, "is in the low quality of the goods pro duced, the fttanrtnnmpnt-. of all .pr? tence at applying...
SOVIET ACTIVITY IN AUSTRALIA Enquiry Into Import Of Timber Canberra, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
SOVIET ACTIVITY IN AUSTRALIA Enquiry Into Import Of Timber Canberra, October 7. The Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) announced in the House of Represents-&lt;*> tives today that he had made enquiries which confirmed his belief that Mr. C. E. Radygin, who claimed to be the So viet representative in Australia, had no official status in the Commonwealth. In answer to a question by Mr. Mac kay OLAJ., Qld.), the Minister of Cus toms (Mr. Forde) said be had ascer tained that a cargo of Russian timber was consigned to Sydney recently by the Russo Export Agency. Sydney. The Tariff Board was making enquiries into the circumstances under which the timber was imported, and about the Russo Export Agency.
THE CHRONICLE PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
THE CHRONICLE PICTURES In the illustrated supplement issued' with this week's edition of "The Chronicle" will be found a splendid variety interesting subjects. These include photographs taken by royalty selected from the exhibition arranged by Kodak, Ltd, hi aid of the Adelaide Children's Hospital. A group photo graph of the new National Government in Great Britain is given, and also a picture of the Cenotaph in Whitehall at night. Other subjects dealt with are:—Crops on Yorke Peninsula, kan garoos at Tumby Bay, seagulls on the West Coast, wistaria at Unley Park. rittffnHtu in the hills, herbage at Penong, picturesque Normandy, base ball final, league football premiership, and somA champions at recent dog Shows.
CITIZENS' LEAGUE ADDRESS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
CITIZENS' LEAGUE ADDRESS Mr. A. L. Langsford, country or- &lt;*> ganiser' for the Citizens' League, will speak from 5 AD tonight. The address will begin at 7.38 p.m. instead of 7.45 as usual. Mr. Langsford will speak on "Empire Trade Reciprocity." Give your children "Honeyorom." the cough elixir they want It Instantly relieves the throat tickle which makes them cough—and eventually stops the cold. (4) CHILDREN t.iki?; ZAC What an uproar there used to be in the home as "medicine" time ap woached with Its spluttering and spank ing. Most mothers have changed over to ZAC for coughs and colds, and chil dren enjoy taking it. Guaranteed under Pure Foods and Drues Act. 9d and 1/8 bottle everywhere. *281oac WIRELESS SENSATION Messrs. Ernest Smith & Co, of Alfred Chambers, No. 1, Currie-street, an nounce the most amazing development In Electric Radio Receivers. The New Schamberg-Strauss 3. of which they are the sole distributors, is a vastly superior receiver, and is the re...
Heaviest Stock Exchange Buying For Months NEW YORK, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Heaviest Stock Exchange Buying For Months NEW YORK, October 6. The heaviest buying movement in stocks since the announcement of the Hoover debt moratorium in June has raised the prices of leading shares from one to 16 points, following sharp de clines yesterday and a week of bear markets. The rise today is attributed to the news that the Stock Exchange is apply ing for further control of short selling by demanding a written explanation for each short sale, and the announce ment from Washington that President Hoover had called the conference on the business situation. The sales totalled 4^00,000 shares.
Cattle Firmer In Melbourne Melbourne. October 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Cattle Firmer In Melbourne Melbourne. October 5. A firmer trend was shown in the cattle market at Remington today, mainly owing to the shorter supply. Generally. the market- recovered materially from last week's deDressed closing rates. Extra prime heavy bullocks made 10/ to 20/ a bead bUther. and prime medium welgbt cUtton bullocks fluctuated from late clos ing rates to an Improvement of 10/. Steady demand was maintained for best light and handywelght young bullocks, with prices 10/ to 15/ firmer. The great balk of the offering consisted of attrac tlre Shorthorn and Hereford classes. Quotations:—-Fat bullocks, about 2.180 periled, prime heavy pens from *" to £12 5/- verv he""T Shorthorns. £13 17/8 CM/ to 2S/6 100 lb.l: OTlmf medium weSsfat Dens £10 10' to £11 (27/ to 28/6): fe«Et light welzbt pens £9 10/ to £10.5/ (18/ to 29/): best onallty etatton eteen, *« IV to *> 18/ 128/ to ?/).
IN SUPPORT OF U.S. CREDIT President Hoover Plans Huge Banking Concern IMPORTANT CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
IN SUPPORT OF U.S. CREDIT President Hoover Plans Huge Banking Concern IMPORTANT CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, October 6. For economic recovery in the United States, the formation of a new credit organisation to draw out frozen assets, to broaden the facilities of the Federal Farm Loan Board and to liberalise She re discount provisions of the Federal re serve system, was proposed by President Hoover today, at a conference with Congress leaders and bankers, who pro mised him support. It is stated that there is genera? agreement on all the points on which legislation eventually will be necessary. No Debts Holiday Extension Yet The suggestion of exi.nding the moratorium on inter-Governmental obligations was briefly touched upon, but no agreement was attempted. It is understood by those who attended the conference that the possibility of extension of the moratorium will not receive serious consideration until Pre sident Hoover has discussed it with the Prime Minister of France (M. Laval). Follo...
FIGHTING PLANES COMING HERE R.A.A.F. Machines Certain For Pageant FLYING MARVELS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
FIGHTING PLANES COMING HERE R.A.A.F. Machines Certain For Pageant FLYING MARVELS It is now certain that a flight' of Air Force Bristol Bulldog planes will take part in the great air pageant to be held by the Aero Club at Parafield on Saturday week. October 17. This information was obtained from the Air Board yesterday. The number of planes is at present indefinite. It will cepend on the response to the ap peal for funds started by "The Adver tiser" to defray the cost of bringing the Dlanes and crews from Point Cook. Further subscriptions were received yes terday. The Bristol Bulldogs are among the most advanced air fighting equipment in the world, and are used by the crack squadrons of the Royal Air Force for the defence of London. They are single-seat fighter biplanes, small, but incredibly fast and powerful. They are equipped with 500-horsepower Bristol "Jupiter" engines, and their function in wartime is to protect the heavier and less mobile bombing planes on raids, to repel enem...
Safe Containing £20 Removed Lyndoch. October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Safe Containing £20 Removed Lyndoch. October 7. A safe containing £20 in cash and office papers was removed by thieves from Kleinig Brothers' flour and chaff mill. early this morning. It is be-&lt;*> lieved that after taking the safe the robbers made off in a motor car. the tracks of which were plainly visible \ near the mills. Constable Merritt and j detectives from Adelaide are making I enquiries. . '
BANK OVERDRAFTS Interest Reduced From October 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
BANK OVERDRAFTS Interest Reduced From October 1 The chairman of the Associated Banks in South Australia (Mr. P. A. Wood) announced yesterday that the Associated Banks had now put into effect the promised reduction of an I average of 1 per cent, per annum over all their overdrafts, as from October 10. Although all individual customers might not have been personally ad vised, they were assured by the banks that the reduction had been made, and that the effect would be apparent when the current half year's interest was debited to the clients' accounts. Re ductions in necessitous cases had al ready been made effective from varying dates, as far back as July 1.