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DIFFICULTY IN OBTAINING CHARGE NURSES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 26 January 1918
DIFFICULTY IX OBTAINL\r, CHARGE NimSES. During the last few months I!k> Porl Pirie Hospital has lusf the services of live of its ehnrgo nurses-Sisters Dnrt, Hincs. Wallace. Barry, and Behrendt having resigned. The Boarrl of Management is finding it very hard io lill file positions, one &lt;>f the reasons, it is believed, being that. the remunera tion for charge nurses at Porl Pirio is less than is paid in Adelaide. Last August the Government, on the appli cation of the Board of Management of the Adelaide Hospital, increased the salary from £70- to £S0 for charge nurses at I hat institution. The Porl Pirie Board then took action also to wards a similar end. but without suc cess. In view of the .shortage of charge nurses now. the Board is again making representations to ihe Go vernment to increase the remuneration at Port Pirie.
PIONEERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 26 January 1918
i PIONEERS' ASSOCIATIiiX. A merlins- of (,h« Port Pine Pimioors* Association was hcM at the. Barrier Hole! on Thursday. Theiv was a £ood attendance of members. Mr. .1. Petty (President) occupied tlie chair. New members (Messrs. fi. Donnifhornc, F. Grey, and C. Diinserflcld) were pro posed and accepted. It was resolved that future meelinjrs be held in the Supper Boom of the Institute. A dis cussion took place in reference to ho]dinir another smoke social. It. was decided to hold it. in May of this year, and arrangements were left, in the hands of Mr. A. II. Revel].(Registrar) '. It was also decided that lite Registrar write to Mrs. Captain Clark and 'Mrs. Akerrnan thanking- them for lliHr great help in assisting the Association, and keeping: down the expenses of the last social.
THE Port Pirie Recorder Published Daily. SATURDAY, JANUARY 26. THE HOSPITAL WOOD SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 26 January 1918
Published Daily. SATURDAY. JANUARY 20. THE HOSPITAL WOOD SUPPLY. The Board of Management- of the Port Pirie Hospital lias been experien cing considerable difficulty of late in obtaining- an adeipiate supply uf wood. The laundry at the Hospital is going- practically all day and every day, and during- the winter Ihe wards are heated' by wood fires. II is estimated by the Secretary (Mr. F. J. Mediation) thai, the institution uses between 50 and 80 tons of mallee roots per annum. Some supplies have been received from Blytli, but Mr. McMahon says that on account- of harvesting" operations it is now very bard tu get anyone In forward wood. Tin* Chairman ''.f !he Hoard Mr. Jluoes -Ramsay) is en dear. during to nopotiate witii Ihe con tractor who supplies Ihe KJI.A.S. with wood from '.iacky Hay for -IK em ployes. in order that the Hospital may be able to obtain its requirements.
A Peep into the Past VISIT OF MR. A. T. SAUNDERS. INTERESTING RECOLLECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 26 January 1918
A Peep into the Past &nbsp; VISIT OF MR. A. T. SAUNDERS. INTERESTING RECOLLECTIONS?" There are few men who have a more &nbsp; &nbsp; intimate knowledge of the early days of Port Pirie than Mr. A. T Saunders, who has been prominently before the public recently as one of those who have been drawing attention to the land deals of the late Vaughan Government. It is getting on towards half a century since Mr. Saunders first set foot in Port Pirie. Having some business at Brinkworth the other day, he decided to come on and have ano- ther look at Port Pirie. which he has not seen since 1885. Yesterday Mr. Saunders gave a representative of The Recorder an interesting glimpse into the past. He has a wonderful memory for dates and names, and he appeared to take a keen delight in recalling memories of the past. Great Changes. He is greatly impressed with the changes that have taken place since he last saw the town. "I hardly know it," he remarked. "I am deight &...
Food Cris's POSITION IN BRITAIN. HELP OF AMERICA SOUGHT. (Reuter's Service). WASHINGTON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
Food Cris's POSITION IN BRITAIN. R.ELP OF AMERICA SOUGHT, (lieuter's Service)". WASHINGTON, Saturday. ? Sir. Hoover, the . American Food Controller, received a ' cable from Lord Kliond'da, saying "It now lies svitii America ~ to decide whether or . not the Allies shall have bread enough -to hold nTI until the LaiU&« States is able to throw its force i't' o the field. I have not minced my words, because I am convinced that when the Americans know tu«, truth they wilj meet tie emergency.'' Mr. Hoover replied : "We will support every bushel the Americans can save from their normal - consumption. A greater saving- will he asked by Pre sident V/ilaon in the food conserva tion proclamation which is to be | issued soon.". I :
THE DEMON VODKA. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
THE DEMON VODKA. Tie Russian correspondent of the Observer saya the sudden metamor phosis of temperate, prderly, aadv.'gieneii ous Russian masses to lawless, pilla ging and murdering mobs is due to the unlimited manufacture of Vodka. The revolution swept aside the Czar's prohibition decree and distilleries have sprung np everywhere. The worst agrarian disorders occurred in the midst of cfr, following drunken orgies. LONDON, Sunday. Russian : soldiers over the age of 35 years have been given unlimited furlough. v
WHAT THE AIRMEN ARE DOING. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
WHAT THE AIRMEN ,ciRE DOING. LONDON, Saturday. Field Marshal Haig reports : Our aeroplanes- bombed ja largv:^ railway siding at Courtrai and billets _ at Eoulers. There wasc hard, fighting/ all along the line which was greatly in our favor. We brought down ten and drove down six enemy machines. One 'of ourst is ; missing. Our night flyers last night dropped eight tons bombing- five aerodromes in the neigh borhood of Ghent and billets in the vicinity of Doul. One hundred and sixty tombs were dropped on a new aerodrome westward of Tournai. All our machines returnedf
QUEENSLAND FLOODS. BRISBANE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
QUEENSLAND FLOODS. BRISBANE. Sunday. Latest reports eonlsrm the terriDie dilemna in which the town of Mackay has been placed by the floods. There have been floods ami tremendous gales in other parts, hut few details are yet to hand. The Government have voted £1.000. and the Central Queens land Relief Fund a similar amount to help the unfortunate settlers, and a boat- has been dispatched .with food stuffs.
Adrift in the River LITTLE CHILDREN RESCUED. A LONG SWIM. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
LITTLE CHILDREN RESCUED. A LONG SWIM. Two little bovs named Madigan, aged six and four years respectively. ; were saved last night from being- tlie victims of what looked like being a drowning tragedy. The rescue was performed by Messrs. .1. P. Sellars-and ; \V. Randolph, two bathers, al'tep a long swim. ".'"''Tlifc-'-children- had beeii' ^playiiigv on the Solomontown Beach, and (hey got in a. small dinghy and pulled up the i anchor. The tide was making at the time, and, unnoticed, except, by some other children, the little craft and its passengers drifted about a mile and a ! half upstream. | Miss Madigan. a sister of the chil dren, came along, and when she risked where her little brothers were some children pointed them out in the boat ; in the distance. | The alarm was given, anil Messrs. Sellars and Randolph, who were, balh ! ing off the jetty, offered lo swim out | and get the children. Both are strong i swimmers, and it was not very long before they reached the little ones. It...
WAR NOT ALL HELL. LIFE BEHIND THE LINES. SUNDAY'S DIVERSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 28 January 1918
WAR NOT ALL HELL. LIFE BEHIND THE LINE SUN DAY'S DIVERSIONS ' In spite of General Sherman's fam ous . 'dictum. ?var is not alt'gether hell, and though the perfidious Bodi es have moled themselvesinto a large part of France, this country is not yet a shambles, writes Private Vic tor.' Grayson, the. former Socialist 3TjP., in the Daily, Express.; Indeed, on this quiet Sunday afternoon, in our "village some miles behind' the lines, on© could! almost >dt?eam one self into the illusion of peace. * Our farmer host-whom our cheery New Zealand boys will insist on calling- "Cocky"-is attired in his Sun day best, and . his grim lips are pursed in the whistling- of an old tune. His.1 weary-looking1 wife, has swathed her lingular from in flaming-purple, and the (laughters 'have b&lt;ien to church, ac companied -by. young- New Zealand gal lants, wh ose theology easily adapts itself to amorous opportunity. The dilapidated old farmyard is very peace ful, the dog .has called a truce with...