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PLEASED WITH AUSTRALIA Possibilities For Settlement Enormous BRITISH OVERSEAS DELEGATION ARRIVES [Newspaper Article] — News — 24 July 1923
PLEASED WITH AUSTRALIA &nbsp; Possibilities For Settlement Enormous BRITISH OVERSEAS DELEGATION ARRIVES Declaring that Australia has vast possibilities for the absorption of set- tlers from overseas, members of the British Overseas Settlement Delegation, who have just completed their tour of the eastern portion of the continent, arrived from an inspection of the south- &nbsp; eastern part of the State by the Mel- &nbsp; bourne express this morning. Travelling with them were the Hon. G. R. Laffer (Commissioner of Crown Lands), and Mr. P. Reidy, M.P. They were met on the station by Capt. H. A. Hambleton, aide-de-camp to the Gover- nor, and Messrs. F. W. Birrell, M.P., F. F. Ward, secretary of the Labor Party, and T. P. Howard, secretary of the Trades and Labor Council. The delegation consists of Sir Wil- liam Windham, C.B.E. (chairman), Gen. A. C. Wauchope, D.S.O., C.M.G., Prof. F. B. Smith, C.M.G. (agricultural expert at the Cambridge University), Miss Gladys ...
KILLING BANANA CROPS Disease Threatens Jamaica [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
KILLINGi BANANA GROPS Disease Threatens Jamaica A disease as fatal to banana palms as the boll weevil is to cotton plants has made its appearance on one of the islands of Jamaica, which exports from ten mil lion to fifteen million bunches annually. Representative growers advised members of the Congressional party aboard the transport Henderson that unless some means can be found to check it the bannana industry will become almost extinct within the next ten or fifteen years. Baff ling in its character and fatal in its effect, no cure has been found for it. The blight, which is called the Panama disease, originated in Central and South America, and, jumping five hundred miles of sea, made its appearance here. It brings~ ruin to crops and sterility to the groves. Bananas, it ;s said, cannot be grown in soil swept by it. The disease persists for years antd spreads relentlessly. HOW THE DISEASE SPREADS. Growers have employed scientists who have succeeded in isolating the germ of the Pan...
EMPIRE EXHIBITION [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
EMPIRE EXHIBITION The Federal Commnissiun of the Brit ish Empire Exhibition will confer in Adelaide on Friday morning. Recenlt confcrcnces have been held in Mel bourne and Sydney. By the Melbourne express this morn ing a party of Queensland members ar rived to take part in the conference. They were Messrs. A. J. Jones, Secre tary of Mines, and Chairman of the Queensland State Commission; J. O'Ha gan (secretary), R. Joyce, and W. Mobsley., Mr. Victor H. Ryan also arrived to take part in the conference, which wiU he presided over by Sen. R. V. Wilson.
SUPERPHOSPHATE INDUSTRY Possible Amalgamation of Companies IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS EXPECTED [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
SUPERPHOSPHATE INDUSTRY Possible Aalgamation of Companies IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS EXPECTED FPr-reaching developments in the superphosphate industry of Australia may be expected in the near future. Of late persistent rumors have been cur rent in Stock Exchange circles of a possible amalgamation of certain cornm panics interested in the manufacture of superphosphates and artificial manures, but. cnquiriecs made i official circles in Adc!aide do not bear out these state ments. There is a possibility of a merging of some of the companies operating in Victoria, but so far as South Australia is coucerned the amalgama tion of existing companies is very re mote. None the less the position in this State is an interesting one. With the increasing demand for suDerphos phates both in South Australia and other States the industry is on the eve of considerable expansion. "There is little doubt," says the Commonwealth Year Book, "that the increasing us' thloughout the Commonwealth of fcrti lisers, ...
HOW DERELICTS AND ANIMALS FARE IN WINTER [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
110W DERELICTS AND ANIMALS FARE IN WINTER ? The Salvation Army will never see a man in want. r If they cannot give them a bed they find other shel ter for them. "B-r-, it's cold," says the ?ave'rage citizen when his feet connect with the cold linoleum as he creeps from his warm bed on a frosty mid-July morn ing. Cold ! He doesn't know the meaning of the word. Let him walk the streeti with an empty stomach, clad only in shirt. threadbare trousers and gaping boots; with a chill wind numbing the t1eh and biting into the vitals. Then he will know what cold really is. Summer has no terrors for the home?. less, but the winter n'ghtCs drive the derelicts from their sung dugouts in the reeds along the Torr-ns to nore hospitable shelter. Pictures of Misery "Every night there are scores of meen walking the streets of Adelaide, ill notrished, homeless, penniless, and mrnagrely clad," said Brigadier Rowley, of the Salvation Army. "But, thanki God, we either pick them up in time, or they are sen...
TATTERSALLS MEETING Acceptances Declared [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
TATTERSALLS MEETINQ 4.cceptances Declared At 2.30 this afternoon the following horses remained in the events to be de~cided at Morphettrille next Satur dayv: THE MINORD TRIAL HTANDICAP. (Apprentice riders Rso have not ridden ?O winners.) One mile. st. lb. st lb. Urih ........ 9 0 Paisley Chief .. 7 4 King's Pardon .. 8 9 rremble ...... 7 4 Double Musket S 5 1unkumboola .. 7 3 Siraitus ...... 8 4 Leamina ...... 7 2 Miss Aides .... 8 2 Admirable Girl 7 1 Sobriquet .... 8 2 Isle of Iownit .. 7 1 Blafil ........ 8 0 fantanus .... 7 1 Purple Flower.. 8 0 Melworthy .... 7 1i Bonnie Gift .. 7 13 Naughtier .... 7 1 Seawyn ...... 7 13 Pistol Barrel .. 7 1 Gold and Blue 7 12 Tookawarra .. 7 1 Red Checker .. 7 12 Wallruth ......7 1 Storm Crest .. 7 11 Earl Haig .. .. 70 Porzana ...... 7 10 Ecnal ........ 0 Richioe ...... . 7 9 Frivolous .... 7 Port Arms .... 7 7 Koonowla .. .. 7 0 Sealana...... 7 7 Mystical ...... 7 Korachb ...... 7 6 Prince Seal .. 7 01 Kothaer ...... 7 5 Royal Monitor .. 7 0...
Pavilion Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
S Pavilion Theatre. Kirk Waring, a young explorer,. re-I turns home after a lng absence andl finds that his key will not unlock the' door to his own home. Kirk.climbs up a water spout, and, looking into his, room; sees a young and charming girLi ".omxnenclng with this the story of 'The Girlin His Room," at the Pavi lion.-moves toward a startling climax. . 'The' Gunwoman," a west-rn photo plat; another episode of the serial, "In the..Days of Buffalo :Bill," a Century comedy, and the usual-gazettes com plete the bill.
"Till We Meet" at the Grand. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
"Till We Meet" at the Grand. In "Till We Meet Again." -the fea ture for the Week at the Grand, Miss Miae Marsh and Norman Kerry have the leading parts. Frank Mayo and Sylvia Brea~mrner, in "1nVf Law." provide supporting drana. Jeff de Croteau enters hs prize horse in a race and. wins a for tune. From then on fo!low a series of events of absorbing interest. "Adelaide Thpics." Mr. Krischeck's film, covers the happenings of impor tance in and round the city.
"The Bloke" at the Royal. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
"The Bloke" at the Royal. W\alter Cornock, as Bill, the senti mental bloke, portrays his part as if in real life at the Theatre Royal. Eiken Alexander as Dcreen provides a charm ing annd lvable character Ftudy. Tal Ordel p.lays Ginger Mick, and his views on life are appreciated by the audience. Nor is 'Frb (Leslie Gordon) to be for iotten. Iza Crosley delights as Effie, the "fiasco" of the popular Artie Apps (Herbert C. Walton). Edward Lander i. Uncle Jim. Others in the cast are Stella Payter as Mar. Earney Egan as Ah Quong., Vivian Edwards . as Stoee (unn, Jack Souter as Spike, Freddy Brown as the stror 'at coot. and Al. freda Bevan as the domineering nurse:
5 KILLED, I HURT Mohammedans the Aggressors IN ATTACK ON HINDUS SIMLA, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
5KIILED,1 H T IMohammedans the Aggressors . . iN ATTACK ON INDUS . (REUTER) * SIMLA, July 24. A message from Ajmere today statas that a. serious fracas between the Hih dus and MIussalmaris, necessitating the intervention of troops, occurred :last night. Moharrminedans. attacked"a "Uindu procession,.and also the Balaji-Temple, and flags and drums were destroyed. The-casuhlties included: Ive killed and several. jnjurl. . The .rioters; roughiy handled mcmbers of the police force... The troops have restored- order.
West's. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
West's. ". "The Fall'of Babyln." .a special pro-j duction by D. W. Griffith,. marks a high step in the craftsmanship of thist producer. There is an exact replica of Babylonian architecture and the hand ling of multitudes in what looks like real warfare. Connle Talmadge adds a charming break of comedy through out. Scholars will appreciate the picture because the siege towers, catapults. and battering rams in use and the mode of warfare are so well displayed. Max Linder provides amusement in "Seven Years' Bad Luck," a story based on the superstition that anyone breaking a mirror will have seven years' bad luck. It does not finish up with the hero being chased by a troupe of policemen, although the men in blue have a fair run in it. W'est's always offer a musical no velty. This week, apart from their Vicerega! Orchestra, they have Louis rT!oy, who gives a recital with his banjo.
STAGE AND SHADOW-SHOW Where To Go [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
~Where To Go THEATRE ROYAL .. ..:-.. .. ..."..-:... ::-.. .. "The Sentimental Bloke." WEST'S OLYMPIA.. .......... .... *, .. ,...... "The Fall. of Babylon." PRINCOE OF WALES . .... .. .... .. ..V.. Vaudeville--Herschal Henlcre. YORK THEATRE .... ........... .. "The Face on the Bar-room Floor." MAJEST\C THEATRE ...... ..: .. .. Vandeville-Ward & Sherman's Revwe Co. W ONDERGRAPH THEATRE ..... ..... .. ..; .... .... "Drums of Fate." PALAIS ROYAL .......... .. ..... ... :. . ......... .. Dancing. GRAND TIHEATRE . ...... .......... .. . .... "Till We Meet Again." PAVILION THEATRIE . .. .... ............... "The Girl in His Room." : EMPIRE TIIEATRE .. .. ... . "The Queen of Sheba." STAR-UNLEY and GO.ODWOOD . ....... .. .... "Is Money Everything?" STAR-NORWOOD ................ .. ..., ...~ ."Thc Queen of Sheba." STAR-PORT and SEMAPHORE .... .. (... ...... "The Young Rajah." STAR-TORRELNSVILLE and HINDMARS H:.. .... ....... "Under Two Flags." Majestic Theatre. The usual class of vau...
GLOAMING V. BEAUFORD Mr. Greenwood's Dream SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
GLOAMING V. BEAUFORD 4 Mr. Greenwood's Dream SYDNEtY, Today. A special meeting between Gloaming and Beaufora is the dream of Mr. G. (D. Greenwood, owner of Gloaming. Mr. Greenwood- arrived from" New Zea land yesterday. He said he would like to see a straight-out match arranged. If Gloaming's leg stands, Mr. Green wood sees no reason why he should not be as fast as in previous seasons. Mr. Greenwood expressed the opinion that it would be a fine thing if one of the clubs arranged a 'straight-out match between the two cracks. Such a race would go down to posterity as an historical event in the annals of i the turf.
OUR COTTON PRICES Better Than American INDUSTRY ON FIRM BASIS LONDON, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
'. ,Better:. Than :. -American INDUSTRY N - F BASIS LONDON,: :uly 4. .: Referring to the highi'erpices .securedl in London for Australian 'cotton thltn that for'ArAerica, Sir Joseph Cook. ays he is' certain that the Australian cottion grbwing industry is now:on a firm basiJ. ,In. a few?,years: Australia shold) addd it to her::staple industrips, because, al though more expensive .than other cot toh, it is a- better quality. '?"I am delighted to see that the cotton groweis havve got a-move on;" he de clared.
Sporting and Sportsmen RACING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
I ~e~-a~i~n9 ~n~-~eh~ RACING NOTES The Gawler Club has erected a large stall for horses that are injured at the E-vanston course. Every provision has1 been made to ensure prompt treatment of incapacitated animals. A veterinary surgeon will be in attendance at the stall at all meetings. Sportsmen will sympatlrise with the veteran handicapper, William Gordon, in the loss he has sustained by the death of his wife last Sunday. The deceased laxdy was 64 years .old. Popalong, T'hich recently changed hands, has been blistered, and sent to Dr. Bennett's paddocks at Manning ham for a couple of months' spell. When placed in work again the 3My Poppo filly will be trained by the St. Leonards mentor, N. Krogdahl. Weights for the -A.f.C. Grand Na tional I-urdle Race and Steeplechase will be declared next Monday. While. in. Melbourne recently the Adelaide sportsman Mr. Bert Rook purchased the jumper Tallow, and the T.T. gelding is now under the care of A. James at Victoria Park.. Tallow has been n...
GOOD NEWS FOR PENSIONERS Increased Weekly Payment MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
G00D NEWS FOR PENSIONERS Increased Weekly Payment MELBQURNE. Today: Dr. Earle Page, Federal Treasurer, will anniounce tomorrow .:he inLention of the Govern'nent to increase old age and invalid pensions. -An advance of 2/6 a wek is expected; making the payment 17/6. LIbor Will urge 'that the amount be iri cre?ised t6'o "1. G~rge M . Johbtif.?on. aged 62 years,- who owns a violin made in 1724. competed, in the old fiddlers' cobntest of th? .?iwanis .IAnio rlcaI Club: -Jolhoson says 6he cab play 330 ?e.rtlons on tbh?-iolin, -altllbogh .he doesut
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 25 July 1923
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