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MOTORISTS MULCTED Port Residents Fined [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
MOTORISTS MiULJCTED Port Residents Fined Pillion riding is an offence against the Motor Vehicles Act, and in the Port Adelaide Police Court, before Mr. G. W. Halcombe, S.M., this morning, a youthl, David Parry, was fined 25/ in all for having so offended at Semaphore road, Semalphore, on July 23. For h!aving allowed the lad to ride on the reait of his motor cycle Allen McKenzie was ordered to pay 30/ and .C1 costs. No appearance was made by John McArthur, of Exnmouth road, Exeter, when his name was called to answer a charge of having ridden a motor cycle along Commercial road, Port A.delaide, on Jily 29. with the front numbcr-plate on his machine partly obliterated. Evidence by Consta:ble Leal showed that only half a number-plate was aflixerd to the.front of the bicycle, with portions of the registered number on each side of it. The S.M.. in dismissing the informa tion, ordered McArthur to pay £1 costs.
APPLEBEE SAYS SHOOTING ACCIDENTAL "I Loved My Wife" ACCUSED SOBS IN THE DOCK [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
APPLEBEE SAYS 11OOTINi AWUIENTAL "I Loved IMy Wife" ACCUSED SOBS IN THE DOCK Crowded galleries watched Droceedings at the second day of the trial at the Criminal Court,today of Edward Frank Applebe (22), who is charged with hav! ing murdered his wife, Gertrude Susan M1ay Applebee, at Bowden, on May 5. '.Mr. Justice Poole and a jury are hear ing the cas,'. Mr. A. J. Hannan, with Mr. C. L. Ab boLt is prosecuting, and Mr. J. J. l)aiyl with Mr. J. L. Travers appeaTring for Apolebee. William Duncan Iliggs said that about 8 p.m. on IMay 5 he was with a friend named Campunda at Bowden, near the bridge. He saw two w omen crossing the road. near Twelfth street. He. heard a report and saw a man aim a revolver and fire. Two shots werei fired, and the man ran in the direc-! tion of Twelfth street. By Mr. Daly-When he heard the first! report he thought it wa~ a "throw down," but at the second report he saw the man with the revolver. He could; not see waht the man was aiming at, but went out of c...
V.A.T.C. CARNIVAL Australian Hurdles LESS THAN 10 HORSES MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
V,A,TC. CARNIVAL -4--- Australian Hurdles LESS THAN 10 HORSES (By Our Special Representative.) MELBOURNE, Today. The stage is set for the iir-t big meet ing of the racing new yeac in the V.A.T.C. jumong carnival. Tomorrow will be the first occasion since the es tablishmment of the race in 1882-when James Scobie won on Rhesus--that less than 10 horses have gone to the post for the Australian Hurdle Race. The high water mark was reached in 1S91 when YaTbba defeated 19 opponents. Tabba was owned by the uncle of TV. H. Mc Lachlan, the well-known jockey. An interesting fact in connection with the horses engaged tomorrow is that five of the eight aspirants competed in the Grand National Hurdle Race last month. Three of them, in Berrinbo, Bendcc, and Jackstaff were placegetters. The opportunity of seeing how these horses will shape under alterel condi tions as regards weight and over a dis tance nearly half a mile greater than that at headquarters will appeal to lovers of jumping. It is ev...
BRIDGE TO BIRKENHEAD Port Opinion On Proposal [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
BRIDGE TO BIRKENHEAD 'Port Opinion On Proposal Recent mention in Parlianmcnt that the Government has asked the Harbcrs Board to report on the idea of a bridge across the Port River to B3irkenhead was noted with much interest at the sea port, for the question of swift com munication with that portion of Lefevre Peninsula is of ever-growing serious ness. Prominent importers state that such a bridge would save a haul of over two miles for goods intended for the Port proper and landed at B3irkenhead wharfs; while the ever-increasing num ber of factories, such as the superphos phate, cement, plaster, and oil works, in addition to a flour midll, shows that the ?.district has a great manufacturing fiutire. The roundabout route now used, by way of Glanville and across Jcrvois Bridge, owing to the bad roads encoun tered and the steepness of the approach to Hart street bridge over the Sema- phore railway, limits the weight of loads in such a manner as to render the carriage utmprofitable to c...
DEAR DRINKS Three Persons Fined [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
DEAR DRINKS Three Persons Fined "For 23 years my client was manager of Ware's Exchange Hotel, and during that period was never convicted," said M r. J. WV. Nelligan, who defended William Scutchings, licencee of the Thistle Hotel. who was today fined £5 15/6 for having suppied liquor at 8.10 p.m. on July 13. Perc V. Farley annd Si1 Cordon, two men found on the premises, were each .ined £5 15/ on a charge of having un lawfully obtained liquor during pro hibited hours. On the evening in question Constables Sleep and Hawkins saw two young men enter the hotel, and heard them ask the licencee efo ra drink. "Certainly," replied Scutchings, who then served them. When questioned by the police he said the men had booked up for the night and and paid for their room. "These men." said Mr. Nelligan, "were from Booborowie, and arrived in Adelaide by the night train on July 13. It has been their custom for years to stay at the Thistle Hotel, and on this occasion they had a drink with the licencec....
"THE NEWS" FEATURES Days of Publication Changed ALL CLASSES CATERED FOR [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
"THE NEWS" FEATURES Days of Publication Changed ALL CLASSES CATERED FOR RIeaders of "The News" are asked to note that a change in the days of pulb ilcation of certain features has been made. In future "The News" notes by ex perts on all sporting activities other than football will appear on Thursdays. Current turf news, of course, will be published daily. Special football features with car toons and sketches by Hal Gye will be published every Friday. The "Corner for Diggers" hase bee*n transferred, and the Oigger can look for matters ofl current Interest on WVednes day of each week. "The News" is sparing no effort to make its comprehensive list of special features as wide in interest as possible. No section of the communitl will be left uncatered for. A lull list of prevailing special articles and features will be found on page 1
Easy Marks [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Easy Marks The value of the mark contlnues to depreciate. Germany still keps up the wholesale issue of paper marks, of which two trillion are being pl-ntcd daily without sign of abatement. Does anyone cry for the German? The weepers are scarce, you can bet. Though the sauerkraut boys make a terrible noise, Still the Allies are loth to forget. The mark is a bad proposition; Five million are worth just a quid. And the sun doesn't shine any more on Rhine . For the place by its banknotes is hid. A penny is worth twenty thousand; And Fritzie who rides on a tram Miust unload quite a heap. though the traffice is cheap; So no wonder he splutters a damn. Hans goes for his piay on a Friday, And piles it all up on a cart. I-Ie calls his old frau, and they push it somehow To their home in a jerry-built cart. The butcher gets three or four million To square up his bill for the meat. And the baker they'll pay just a million, we'll say, For th~ price of the bread they must eat. The Huln lifts a ye...
Catch in it Somewhere [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Catch in it Somewhere The average annual consumption of beer per head of population in Australia is 11 gallons. In 1921-22 nearly 63 mil lion gajlons of beer were brewed in the Commonwealth. Hogan blew the froth off a butcher and gazed around the bar. "Shure," he said, "them figgers is triminjus. Thry and think, av that there Happy Valley risivore haff full of becautiful WVesht Ind. wid th' froth iv it bubblin' over th' imbankmint. Whoi, ye cud smill,it frim Oawlcr, and th' payple in a four-mile radyus wadn't be sober fur wakes on i?nd. Shure, that thayre Whatson's Gap in Sydney wadn't be in it as a popular raysort fur those desayrus uv fallin' into the nixt world. "But, afther all, they's sumthin' wrong sumwhere. Shure, it only wurks out at a pint und a haftE a wake. Whoi, I dhrinks more than that mesilf ir'ry day, and ye wuddn't be afther callin' me a soak. Them figger experts is alwis puttin' sum new wan over ye; 'nd T ain't too gud a ,hand at staytis tiks, so I'll take it as rid...
It Will Work Once [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
It Will Work Once Jones was an ardent motorisrt, and it takes a motorist to think.of a scheme like this. Owning a six-cylinder car, it was naturral that Jones often exceeded the 'p~eed limit. But Jones was a canny man and he generally managed to spot the various police traps and slow down. iHe even managed to avoid a penalty when he was fairly caught. He kne(w that hisr number had been taken for speeding. iHe ran his bus along a side lane, walked home, and notified the police dtation that his car had been stolen during the morn :~r. Jones rec,,vered his eart ard escaped without paying the penalty. But such a trick works only once. 0 *
Lauder Loses [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Lauder Loses Two bottles of Scotch whisky, whicn were to have been presented to Sir Harry Lauder by a friend tonight, were a&.onf the plunder of burglars who broke into the pavilion at the Carlttn Cricket Ground last right.--News item. I gang aibo' these d'ays wi' a Scotch thirst, M-a wnliskies are diminiehed by bats twa, A pal o' mine was fairly fit to burst To be the first, the very very first To help me make my own and private bar, To hel~p my troubles take a gang awar', And his intentions fell thro' thieves ac curst! I'd hoped to come to Adelaide and make You laugh till you were fairly fou the noo1, But now my thirgting heart begins to ache, Ma humor has received a nasty break And I'm uncertain what I ought to do Unl-s to curse and swear and growl and rue, For I susp'et this thieving was a fake. * **O
INCREASED PAY Postal Assistants Benefit MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
INCREASED PAY Postal Assistants Benefit MELBOURNrE, Today. Increases in the rates of pay of pos tal assistants in grade eight of the Commonwealth Public Service were granted in a determination made yester day by Mr. Atlee Hunt, Comnmonwealth Public Service Arbitrator. The in creases were: To senior assistants in charge not doing telegraphic work, from £162 8/ to £150 0/1; £174 to £186; SO£180 to £192; £186 to £198. and £192 to £204. SUnless disapproved by Parliament this determination is to take effect from March 31, 1923.
Kicks Like Bruce [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
Kicks Like Bruce He is a former League footballer. T.he morning after his wife presented him with a son he strutted into the office as proud as a peacock. "How's the lad?" "Fine, my boy--lne-he'n a 1Ill of muscle and kicks like Bruce MacGregor."
FIREMAN'S DAY Not All Beer and Skittles FURNACE OF DISCIPLINE [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
FIREMAN'S DBAY Not AllI Beer and Skittles FURNACE OF DISCIPLINE Mfany people nurse the idea that a fireman's life consists mainly in loung ing about the station waiting for an alarm. They are wrong. The fireman is a fireman first and a tradesman of standing secondly. He goes through a rigorous discipline and is always on his job. When the first bell clangs clearly in the morning he has no time to take another few snores. He gets out to be on parade at 7. For half an hour allhands are engaged in physical drill. ' Sunday does not see the rule dispensed with. Probationers go to the drill class, where they are put through the ropes. There are hoses to be handled, smoke helmets to be understood, picket drill, and rescue work to be gone through, and all manner of ladders to practise on. After drill general routine has to be faced. The carpenter goes to his shop behind the station, the painter and the smith and the electrician, the cook and the grooms, and the motor experts--these have ple...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
£300 DEPOSIT OUTSTANDING VALUE AT £1,800 Must Be Sold This Week ACTUALLY COST £2,200D. A Fine Little Bungalow, well A particularly Pretty Freestone situated in one of the best streets Bungalow, with broad gabled front at Fullarton, built 14 months, and in Piazza, desirably positioned, within spotless condition throughout, 5 good- 300 yards of the car, in a much sized rooms. Good bathroom. Pan- favored southern suburb. Massive try with cupboards and linen press. freestone pillars, fine verandah (30 x E.L., gas and wood stoves. Laundry, 9), with wood shingledgable. Lounge fowl yards. Garden, with 62-ft hall, 12 x 20, and 7 excellent rooms frontage, 30 fruit trees. (19 x 18, &c.). Netted sleep-out room, tiled bathroom, uniquely corn Owner has reduced price to £1,240 plete domestic fittings. to ensura an immediate sale. Nice Block of Land, 70 x 150 ft., (Reg. No. B54.1.) and brick garage. (Ref. No. S635.) WILKINSON, SANDO, & WYLES, UIMITED PROPEILTY AUCTIONEERS AND VALUA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
SBUSY! BUSY! ALWAYS BUSY! COLLAPSIBLE I RUN-ABOUTS ! r BIG CLEARANCE TO-DAY --_i MANUFACTURER'S SURPLUS STOCK j SASSORTED LOTS! BARGAINS!, . On sale today in our Furnishing Division. a large, special pur chase of high-grade C ollapsible Steel RUN-ABOUTS. _ - AM ANUFACTURER'S CLEAIL-NCE LOT bought at. special ? prices, to sell at Bargain Prices, as under- Attractive, Up-to-date Styles-well balanced-light running S--strongly made, convnient weight--easy to handle!I These RUN-ABOUTS are collapsible, including the Handle, and CAN, BE C ARRIED OR TRAIN OR TRAM. The whole of this large purchase to be cleared today, and while they last at the following prices. S No. 41.-All Steel Black Japaanned C ollapsible RUN-ABOUTS SFo!dingr I-Iandle---with Fixed Back-strongly made and finished Sthrouglhout--fitted with 10-in. Rubbcr-tyred Wheels. Usual. Price 37/6 each. Special Clearing Price oc a c Each i . No. 42.--With Reclining IBack, Usual price 47/6 each.. Spcpi al Clearing Price .E 36/9Eachn . ...
LONG FIGHT ENDING Ex-Civil Servants' Case DECISION AT EARLY DATE [Newspaper Article] — News — 3 August 1923
-4-- LONIiU F i~ll TN LIl?i? Ex-Civil Servants' Case '-9-- DECISION AT EARLY DATE WThen the Commonwealth Government took over certain public services from this State, they put the retiring age into effect. A number of employes were discharged because they were beyond the age. Thy formed themselvcd into lain association to demand their rights. At the time of Federation there was no age limit in this State. For several years negotiations went on between Sr. B. Benny, acting for about 103 of the men, and the Common wealth Government, and finally led to litigation. A test case between Lucy, one of the men concerned and the Coin monwealth Government. was taken to the Hiigh Court. The Court will deliver judgment. during its present sittings in Sydney. Mrs. Y'. A. Holman, wife of the for per Premier of New South Wales, ac cnmpan.ed by her daughter, wi.l arriv i, 'Nielaide on Monday by the Oreades on her ,a) to England. Mr. T\ L. Baillieu. of ;Melboure, arrived in Adelaide this morning.