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DROVE HORSE FURIOUSLY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
DROVE HORSE FURIOUSLY At the Port Adelaide Police Court, before Mr. G. W. Halcombe, S.M., yes-&lt;*> terday, Michael Charles Crowe, unem-&lt;*> ployed laborer of Clark-street. Rose-&lt;*> water, was charged with having driven a horse attached to a cart furiously at Junction-road, Roeewater. He pleaded guilty. A fine of £1. with £1 costs, was imoosed. Crowe was further charged with having used indecent language. He waa fined iU wittx £1 costs,
WEATHER MAP [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
WEATHER MAP In the above map the isobars or lines of equal barometer pleasure are [?] the values being indicated by the figures at the end of each line; m denotes milli- &lt;*> bar. Direction of the wind is shown by arrows flying with the wind:—Light breeze, ■ > ; moderate breeze, > ; strong breeze, 53 > > gale J3?J> > ; 0 represents calm. The state of the sea is shown by the letter S (smooth). M (moderate). E (rough). V K (very rough). X indicates rain has faHen. FORECAST (Usued at 9 pjn. on Wednesday :—Fine; cool to moderate coastal temperatures, wa rm inland. Winds chiefly westerly. PBASES OP CHfc MOON New moon. October 11. First Quarter, October 18. Full moon. October 26. Last quarter. November 3. CALENDAR^ —October 8. I Sun rises. 5.45 a.m.: sets. 6.22 p.m. Moon tises. 3.40 ajn.; eeta. 228 sat. THERMOMETER HEADINGS Adelaide Wednesday. October 7. MnTiT^iir>i !n the sun .. .. .. 133.9 M^T^TT?IITn in the ehade .. -- • • 79^ Minimum 565 ; SHADE TEMPE...
S.A. Appeal In High Court Melbourne, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
S.A. Appeal In High Court Melbourne, October 7. The High Court today began the hearing of an appeal by Holdens Motor Body Builders Limited, from a de-&lt;*> cision of the Chief Justice of South Australia (Sir George Murray), in an action brought against the appellant by Pascoe & Co., Limited, of South Aus tralia. Pascoe & Co. alle?ed that by agreement made in March. 1930, Hol dens were to sell them every year shooks for three million cases, at prices to be mutually agreed upon. The de fendants, by letter, terminated that agreement. Pascoe & Co. claimed £5,047 damages for breach of agree ment. The defendants pleaded that the effect of the agreement had not been fully set out, and denied that Pascoe & Co. were ready and willing to carry out the agreement. They counter-claimed for breach of agree* ment. Sir George Murray awarded Pascoe and Co. £2337 10/ damages. The counter-claim was dismissed, and it was from this judgment that the de fendant...
PORT BOY SCOUTS New Camping Ground At Mellor Park [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
PORT BOY SCOUTS New Camping Ground At Mellor Park The Fort Adelaide D. District Local Scouts' Association's new camping ground, "Kurbingai," on military-road, Mellor Park, will be opened on Wed-&lt;*> nesday by the State Chief Scout &lt;Sir| Alexander Hore-Buthven). At 1050 am, the 17 troops in the district. comprising land and sea scouts, wfll erect their tents. At intervals during the morning and afternoon sporting events will be conducted, and there will also be displays of scout work. At 2.40 pjil, the troops wall form a guard of honor to welcome the Governor, who will declare the camp ing ground open at 3 pjn. The Fort Adelaide Municipal Sand will play selections. Among those who will take part in the opening ceremony will be the State Chief Commissioner (Mr. N. M. Gratton). the State president (Mr. J L. Leal), the Mayor of Port Ade laide (Mr. A. J. W. Lewis), the chair man of the Woodville District Coun cil (Mr. Cooke). the chairman of the local scouts' asso...
WANT 10 P.C. WAGE CUT REVOKED Engine Drivers' Case Before Court Melbourne, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
WANT 10 P.C. WAGE CUT REVOKED Engine Drivers' Case Before Court Melbourne, October 7. Argument was continued today be-&lt;*> fore the Full Court of the Arbitration Court on the application by the Engine-&lt;*> drivers' and Firemen's Association for an oraer revoking, in respect oi we Colonial Sugar Refining Company, the order of the Full Court for a reduction of wages by 10 per cent. Mr. Gibson, who reappeared for the association, said in pre-war times all determinations for fitters and joiners gave £4 16/ a week. The fust class enginedrivers were given the eame wage. Under certain wages board awards unskilled laborers were now re ceiving £4 5/6 a week, and a first class enginedriver with five years' experience, £4 6/5 a week, lid. more than a laborer. A fireman under the decision of the court received £3 18/4 a week, 7/2 a week less than the lowest laborer on the job. Chief Judge Dethridge—l am afraid that that is inevitable so long as we have industrial contr...
"GUILTY OF DEFAULT" Dissentients Not Paid Interest Canberra, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
"GUILTY OF DEFAULT" Dissentients Not Paid Interest Canberra, October 7. Senator Sampson (U.A.P., Tas.) com-&lt;*> plained in the Senate today of the Government's failure to pay interest on securities held by dissentients in Government was guilty of default: no other interpretation of its action was possible. It was a most dishonorable thing. The conversion had been very badly handled, ana was imposing hard ship on many people whose dissent was prompted by their inability to lend their money for an indefinite term. The Assistant Minister (Senator Daly) said the Government bad done nothing to rob anyone. Its action was part of the Premiers' Flan, which had been adopted by all Governments and parties. There was nothing sinister behind the plan. It was the greatest credit to Australia that 97 per cent. of holders of Government securities were prepared to convert. The nation wouM pay princioal and interest at 20/ in the pound. If the Conversion Loan had not been a success, nob...
WOMEN OFFICE CLEANERS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
WOMEN OFFICE CLEANERS In reply to the invitation of the women cleaners' section of the Government Workers' Association, to the Minister of Education (Mr. Hill), the Minister of Industry (Mr.Mclnnes), and the Director of Education (Mr. W. J. Adey) to attend a mass meet ing to discuss wage cuts, Mr. Mclnnes has replied that he is prepared to re ceive a deputation on Tuesday next. The reply will be considered at a meeting of the section this morning.
Totalisator At Trotting Meetings [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Totalisator At Trotting Meetings In opposing the Bill to provide for the use of the totalisator at trotting meetings, in the Assembly yesterday, the leader of the Opposition (Mr. But-&lt;*> ler) said titat. if the totalisator were permitted at such meetings, requests would probably be made for it at motor cycle race meetings. He was discuss ing an amendment by Mr. Laffer (Lib.) to substitute day trotting for night trotting. Mr. Mclntosh (Lib.) said that one reason why trotting meetings were held at night was that most Saturday after noons were taken up by race meetings or football matches. Mr. Butterfield (Lab.) said the real opposition to the Bill was coming from the racing clubs, which feared that, if trotting meetings were permitted to use the totalisator, their revenue would suffer. If it were'wrong to have the totalisator at trotting meetings, it was wrong to have it at race meetings. The amendment was lost by 20 votes to 13. An amendment by Mr. Fitzgerald to make it...
NEW LAND ASSESSMENT FAVORED Will Cost £5,000, Says Premier [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
NEW LAND ASSESSMENT FAVORED Will Cost £5,000, Says Premier Although opposed by the Pre-&lt;*> mier (Air. Hill) on the grounds that if a new assessment were to be ordered now. the cost would be between £5,000 and £6,000, and the work of the asses sors and the adjustment made ir. the books during the last assessment would be wasted, the motion of Mr. Giles (Lib.) for a new land assess ment based on productive values, was carried by 29 votes to 9 hi the Assem- i bly yesterday. | An amendment by Mr. Anthoney i (Lib.) that the assessment should be | on the average values in the metro politan area and on the average pro ductive values in the country, was de feated, i The Premier said the Government i was always prepared to consider any improved methods in Government ad ministration, whether concerning taxa tion or any other activity. It was recognised that any system that did not provide for annual assessments must produce anomalies. The land tex assessment was made on August 1...
RECORD SALES OF CANNED FRUIT Britain Takes 776,457 Cases Melbourne. October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
RECORD SALES OF CANNED FRUIT Britain Takes 776,457 Cases Melbourne. October 7. The Canned Fruits Control Board says all stacks of Australian canned apricots, peaches, and pears in Eng- &lt;*> land, and those on the water, have been been taken over by wholesale dis tributors. The sales made to the pre sent total 776.457 cases, comprising 108.001 cases of apricots, 489,329 cases of peaches, and 179,127 cases of pears. This is the largest quantity Australia has disposed of on the British market in one year.
KINGSFORD SMITH ON WAY TO LONDON Night In Rome After Flight From Athens "RECORD HOME IF FIT" Felt Weakness Over Sea ROME, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
KINGSFORD SMITH ON WAY TO LONDON Night In Rome After Flight From Athens "RECORD HOME IF FIT" Felt Weakness Over Sea ROME, October 7. Taking a dose of nerve tonic before his departure, Air Com-&lt;*> modore Kingsford Smith left Rome for London at 6 a.m. to-&lt;*> day. He was in good spirits, i He expected to reach London ' about 6 p.m. Kingsford Smith arrived here from Athens at 5 p.m. yesterday. He said he had not felt any ill effects during the flight except for some weakness when over the sea. He will consult a nerve specialist in London on Thursday. If the doctor! permits it, he will rest for a few days, and will begin his return flight to Aus tralia in about a week"s time. He hopes to accomDush the trip within eight days if he has no recurrence of his fainting spells. His route will be:— Aleppo, Bushire, Karachi, Allahabad. Rangoon, Singapore, Bali, or Grogak, Wyndham. "I Know I Can Manage It" "I know if I am fit I can manage the record." he said. "My machi...
POLICE CONDEMN TRAFFIC BY=LAWS "Not Our Job," They Say PROTEST AT MEETING Strong condemnation of the many City Council regulations affecting motorists, especially those relating to the parking of motor cars in streets, was made at a j meeting of the Police Association last night. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
POLICE CONDEMN TRAFFIC BY=LAWS "Not Our Job," They Say PROTEST AT MEETING Strong condemnation of the many City Council regulations affecting motorists, especially those relating to the parking of motor cars in streets, was made at a j meeting of the Police Association last night. Amid general applause, the secre-&lt;*> tary (Constable Fenwick) said that nothing would please the police more than to be relieved of the duty of re-&lt;*> porting motorists for breaches of council regulations. "It never was, and never should be a police job." he said. "No more dis tasteful duty has been allotted to us. Nothing does more harm to the rela tionship between the public and the police or creates more hostility than that duty." Council to Blame If the public were being harassed bj parking .and other regulations, he said, the City Council was responsible- The reporting constable, who got all the blame, was only doing his job—and I one that usually he did not like to do. The ...
MASKS USED IN CITY SHOP Firemen Fight Poison Gas [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
MASKS USED IN CITY SHOP Firemen Fight Poison Gas Firemen, wearing gas masks, were called upon to combat the escape of sulphur dioxide from a refrigerating machine in the shoo of Cahills Ltd., Rundle-street, yesterday morning. The gas, which is extremely irritat ing co the throat, was noticed to be escaping about 10 ajn. An assistant. Miss B. Mc?ride, and two employes of the Alaska Company, who were mak ing adjustments to the refrigerating machine, were the only ones in the shop when a valve blew off. All ran outside, and escaped without serious effects. The fire brigade arrived shortly afterwith the men wearing gas masks, but They were unable to stop the leak in the machine. Mr. A. C. Perrins, who had been malting adjustments to it, was given a mask, and soon stopped the escape of gas.
FLIER'S OWN STORY Flew Round Crater Of Vesuvius Exclusive to "The Advertiser" from Kingsford Smith ROME, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
FLIER'S OWN STORY Flew Round Crater Of Vesuvius Exclusive to "The Advertiser" from Kingsford Smith ROME, October 6. After an excellent rest at the home of Mr. Anderson, the Vacuum Oil Company's manager, who kept me properly quiet. took off from Athens at 10.40 ajn. today for Rome. I uas feeling better. j 1 mn.—Stm feel Rood, and hope to goooness my sickness is a thing of the oast. I am now over the Island of Corfu. 1.45 pjh.—On eea crossing between Corfu and Italy. Feel OJC so far. but ni be (dad when I see the other side. 2 pjn.—still over the sea, and keep ins my mind off it as much as dos eible. My average speed from Athens to date has been 87 miles an hour fair; but may reach Borne late. They have flares. &C. there, however. "Over Italy: Feeling Good" I 25 pjn.—Can see the Italian coast. Over Italy and feeling quite good. 430 pjn.—Approaching the west coast of Italy. Vesuvius and Pompeii ahead—an historic district. Smoke is coming from the crater of Vesuvius. 4.45 pjn.—-...
Motor Registration [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Motor Registration Motor owners may register their cars for three months from January 1. according to information supplied by the Premier to Mr. Cameron (C.P.) in the Assembly yesterday Mr. Cameron quoted a case of a man with, eight children, having been Riven a month's imprisonment for driving an unregistered motor vehicle, and asfced whether the Government had 6eri ously considered the question of allow ing half-yearly and quarterly registra tion. The Premier eaid that half-yearly registration was permitted under the existing legislation, and a great many peorjle had registered during the past week or so. They would have another opportunity on January 1 of register ing for the remainder of the year— until Maxell 31. ACCIDENTS AT ISLINGTON In reply to a question by Mr. Wame (Lab.), in the Assembly yesterday, the Minister of Railways (Mr. Denny) gave the following figures showing the num ber of accidents at the railway work shops at Islington during the past five years:—l926-27. one...
FEATURES THIS MORNING [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
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EYESIGHT TEST FOR RAILWAYMEN Alteration Suggested [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
EYESIGHT TEST FOR RAILWAYMEN Alteration Suggested The question of revising the medical examinations and eyesight tests in the Railways Department was discussed in the Assembly yesterday on the motion of Mr. Wame (Lab.), that, in view of the enquiries made by the Railways Royal Commission regarding those matters, the present methods of exami nation be amended with a view to minimising the severity of the tests. Mr. Warne said that the eyesight test and the medical examination of the Railways Department were too severe. That opinion bad been upheld by the Royal Commission on Railways, which had recommended that the eyesight test be made less exacting.. Mr. H. J. George (Lab.) said that if enginedrivers or firemen could pass a practical test with colored flags dur ing the day. or with signal lamps at night, at a reasonable distance, they should not be required to pass any other eyesight test. The leader of the Opposition (Mr. Butler) said an eyesight test was very necessary for persons...