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"Soldiers of Chance." A. STARTLING STAR SENSATION. CASINO—TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
"Soldiers of Chance.' fi. STARTLING STAR SENSATION. CASINO-TO-NIGHT. The Ahambra Theatre should ho. tin'-, scne of a 'very large audience this evening, when a magniticent and most entertaining program is te ho shown. The star attraction is a big Vitagraph triumph, entitled "Soldiers of Chance." i stirring Southern romance, superbly presented in upwards of 5000 feet of excellent photoplay, >? and featuring' Evart Overton, the popular movie fa vorite. .'Soldiers of Chance" depicts a powerful story and exposure ol' the dreadful circumstantial evidence on which a man is accused of murder, tried, and condemned to death. The plot centres around a thrilling revolu lion, and some tremendous battle scenes are introduced into the great picture, which has not failed to attract record houses wherever it has been shown. It is just that class of picture Unit is bound to please a Pirie audience, and readers should make a point of =eeing it while it is on the program at Casino. in addition to th...
French Coup-de-Main FOURTH ENEMY LINE PENETRATED (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
FOURTH ENEMY LINE PENETRATED (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Monday. A French communique states: East of the Meuse we carried out an exten sive coup-de-main in a snowstorm, ?.?penetrating"to the fourtk enemy line on a front of 1200 metres and reach ing a depth of 600 metres at certain points. While the coup-de-main was in progress the enemy delivered a counter attack on our left Hank, but was repulsed after sharp fighting, in ?'which the enemy suffered important Josses. Up to the present 150 prison ers have been counted. Our losse-s ?were extremely light. -An enemy coup-de-main north-west of Bezonvaux broke down under our fire. '' An enemy attack against our trench es east of Largitzer was stopped.
Midland District Licensing Bench SOME RENEWALS HELD OVER. INSPECTOR SAYS TOO MANY HOTELS. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
jt-f-VI-i"1 mi* t HHtWIi K'TTjii Midland District Licensisg - O SOME RENEWALS HELD OVER. INSPECTOR SAYS TOO MANY HOTELS. ' ADELAIDE, Tuesday. An important meeting of the Licen sing" Court for the Midland, District was held to-day. . The Chief Inspector reported that there were more hotels than were re quired in Adelaide, Gawler, Salisbury, Hindmarsli, Willunga, Strathalbyn, Gilles Plains and Inglewood. Mr A. J. Hannan, who appeared for the Chief: Inspector, said that at the last annual meeting a number of li censes in various parts of the city, about GO in all, were opposed on the ground that they were not required for the accommodation of the public. The Adelaide Hotel, in Hindley street, was made a test case as to whether the Court had jurisdiction to consider such an objection when a licensing poll had been taken in a particular licensing district, and also when a re solution had been carried that the number of licences be neither increas ed nor: roduced. This point had now. been...
PUBLIC APATHETIC. (Published in The Times). LONDON. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
PUBLIC APATHETIC. Published in Tfe* Times). LONDON. Monti;t The Times correspondent at Petro ffrafj s!-ys: The People's Commissaries are at boiling; pilch. .Their activity con trasts mrii'usiy with the -public's apa thy, which even Herman bombs have not-clisliii'be.'i. If is now clear that the bellicose Left Socialist Itevoiulionaries dominate affairs at the. Smolny Insti tute, anil are, advising the. Government that while the peace treaty is unrati fied Petrograd will have an excuse if it is necessary to attend the Moscow Conference on April 12.
THE AUSTRALIANS FIGHTING. BRITISH RAIDS. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
THE AUSTRALIANS FIGHTING. BRITISH RAIDS. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Monday Field Marshal Haig reports : Ihe ^Australians entered, trenches. at Wam stoii laat night, killing at- least 50 Germans and destroying several dug outs., They brought back 11 prison era. They also successfully -raided 'eastward of Messines, and southward, of Hollebeke. Prisoners . were taken in each case. Middlesex troops raided noufchward of Passchenclaele, prisonerlng several. Our casualties in these raids were light. We entered the enemy lines at otkgr points without! securing pris oners as the garrisons withdrew. We repulsed an attempted raid southward of St. Quontin. The enemy's artillery at dawn de veloped considerably activity in, tho ?Lens sector.
The War. The Western Front ATTACKS ON FRENCH LINES. THE ENEMY REPULSBD. (Reuter's Service.) LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
The Western Front ATTACKS ON FRENCH LINES. /THE. ENEMY JREPULSBD. (Reuter's Service.) LONDON, Monday. A French communique reports &lt; lively "artillery . firing occurred? at night time in fchtj regions of Beaum ont and Bezonvaux, also at B'audes apt and east ot Hargetzen in Upper Alsace. Following-bombardments, the enemy .attompfted several raids in (t-he ro gio*. of Parroy Forest, in the direct ion of Meuveriller, and in Lorraine. Our fire dispersed our assailants. Lively engagements occurred in tno T^eion of Bates. ,whereki the enemy ?was repulsed with stppreciablo losses. Xne enemy unsuccessfully attacked" also ia tlie direction of Yea©. We took prisoners.
PORT ADELAIDE WHEAT STACKERS RESUMPTION PENDING CONFERENCE. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
PORT ADELAIDE WHEAT STACKERS RESUMPTION PENDING CONFER ENCE. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. Members of the Port Adelaide branch ' -of the Waterside Workers' Association, after a' meeting rwVich extended over midnight on Monday, decided,1 to> ''resume work ;on the wheat ?stacks under piece \vorl$. condiLions Bending the conference which the Government agreed to &lt;u"ant some time this week. Twelve gangs 'began work this morning. i:' A large 'cfuantity oi wheat hae been exposed to tho weather since the dis pute commenced, and' valuable rolling stock hasj been out of commission
TOOK THE JUDGE'S ADVICE. THE GIRL WHO WOULD NOT ANSWER. ADELAIDE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 6 March 1918
TOOK THE JUDGE'S ADVICE. \J THE GIRL WHO WOULD NOT ANSWER. ADELAIDE. -Tuosdav. When the 'Williamson case was . re sumed at ilie Criminal Court to-day, Violet (J. K. Kobinson, 17 years of age, took, the Judge's advice, and the action for con/tempt of court was abandoned. ' The -girl had stated that a woman had tried to get her to become a whi to slave when she was "being wat ched. She declined to say who was watching ;her, .but, this morning, in answer to the Judge, sbe counted, and wrote the name down. His Honor remarked, "I am glad indeed." Kobinson apologised, and the hearing- was then proceeded -with.
WORLD'S MOTOR CAR RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 7 March 1918
WORLD'S MOTOR CAB RECORD. Italpb Do .'Palmaj the American I jcracfe, has captured' an»the>5 World's i Motor car record at the Sheepshead Bay Track, New York., This well known driver broke tihe one-hour re cord on November 10, covering 109 miles in the hour. A few days after S this het attacked th-J six hours' record j on the same track and! driving tlie j same car-a 12 cylinder Packard. On j this occasion he covered 616 miles in six hours, thus heating by a substan tial margin, the record made ait Brook lands (England) in 1913, on a 6-cylin der Sunbeam which was driven in turns by Chalssagne, Rosta and Lee Guinoss, who between them covered 566 miles 589 yards in the allotted ; time, an average of 94.39 miles, per hour. It will bet seen that DePalma averaged considerably over 100 miles per hour, for the actual speed being 102.8 miles per hour. As on the occasion ol one hour .rccord, Del'aim a drove very wide of the mark set on. the track by the American Automo bile Association, wh...