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AGRICULTURAL CONGRESS AT HAWKESBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
AGRICULTURAL CONGRESS AT HAWKESfcURY. Mr. F. C. Richards JTassistant ge« nral secretary. Central Agricultural Bureau) returned last week from Hawksbury, New South Wales, where he represented the. Agricultural Bur eau of Sogth Australia at the annual congress of the Agricultural Bureau of New South Wales. Mr. Geo. Jef frey (member of the Centrl Agricul tural Bureau) also attended the con ference, which wa» attended by 280 delegates. Idle cur'r-8ity keeps a lot of people busy. Blocks of fiats, ain« ttories high, mus maldnj them the loftiest dwel Iing8 in London, are to be built by Hie L.C.C. in North, London. Three thousand pooplo will have to bo mov ed to admit of the change, out ul timately there will be room for 5,000 t«j the ./.ite — — — ^-^_— _«— ^— ^^___— ^_^^^_,^__^___
VISIT TO EYRE PENINSULA. MR. W. J. SPAFFORD IMPRESSED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
VISIT TO EVRB f EfllNBilLA. MR. wl 3. SP AFFORD IMPRESSED. Mr. W. J. Spuftord (Chief Agricol 'fatal Instructor) returned to Adelaide Isst week .from 'a visit to Eyre Penin ?ula. He addressed meetings of the Agricultural Bureau at Mount Hope. Colton, and Tallo, and was present at - demonstration in 'logging' mallee nt. Streaky Bay. , This demonstration i-an arranged to illustrate the advan-. tagee, of trietors in place of horses in rolling mkllee scrub. Mr. Spefford also Tisited the Minnipa Exgerimen ial Farm, where he found the crops clean and in good condition. At fhandada, where land was taken up late la !Jie,-rear, -some of the mlllen have already cropped their holdings, xith promising results. Mr. Spatford is convinced that the crop» he saw during a tour through the TJhgarra district are the best he has seen in the State this year.
COCKCHAPER BEETLE PREVALENT ON YORKE PENINSULA. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
COCKCHAFER BEETLE PREVALENT ON TORKE PENINSULA. Reports have boon received by the Central Agricultural Bureau from two branches on Yorke Peninsula, (Waur altee and Weavers) concerning the prevalence of larvae of the cockchafer beetle. Similar reports from Yorke Peninsula were received last year. The larvae are damaging the crops con siderably, and in suggesting a method of coping with the pest, Mr. R. Hill ( District Agricultural Instructor ) points out that in other countries where the Cockchafer beetle 1b troub lesome, use is made of heavy road rollers as a means of killing: the lar vae. He suggests that in light soils, farmers might, resort to a well weight ed cultipacker crossed on the affected areas. This process would not dam age the crops, but might be expected to kill the larvae which come close to the surface of the soil at this time of the year.
DESTRUCTION OF MALLEE SHOOTS. NEW METHOD SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
DESTRUCTION OF MALLEC *??'.'?? SHOOTS. '??^??-?l'- NEW METHOD SOUGHT. The Director of Agriculture (Profes sor A. Ji. PerklnB). has received sever al enquiries with regard to tne spec ial lnducemeuti offered by the Gov ernment toward the discover)* of ? uew and- effective method for the des truction of shoot and btish growth which follows the first burn of low stunted ntailee and other small scrub. ,7 lie Government off'trn (o purchase for £ 1,000 the South Australian patent rights in any method, device, or mach inery' shown to be economically effec tive. Prise money wlJi also be award ed. A trial will be made about Feb ruary next Pull particulars may be obtained from the Director of Agricul ture, Adelaide.
BASKET BALL MYOLA WIN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
'??MB^SjjtJ MYOLA WIN. In a basketball match last week the Myola team beit the Port 'Lincoln Primary School by 14 goals to ten. The match- was evenly contested, there being a difference of only one goal np to halt time. -It was one of the best games Been here thiB season. The primary school girls showed su perior system.' After half-time they fielded a substitute, as one. of their players was. injured. Best -players ? — Myola— Martha Freeman. E. Robin son, Jean Wishart, Grace Green. Primary School— Muriel Jones, Joan Mundy, Jean Dorward, Sheila Wil liams. Mr. D. FA. Robinson was um pire. ,
TASMAN TERRACE IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
TASMAN TERRACE IMPROVE. '? MENT. ,' - ?, , On the motion of Councillor Plercy, seconded by Councillor Shipard, it was resolved at a meeting of the Port Lincoln Corporation on Monday night that the bowling club be requested to alter the south-western corner of the bowling green, to enable further Improvements to be made to that part of Tasmaq. Terrace. A civil denial is better than a false promise. kecessity knows no law ; neither does extravagance. Money may talk, but it isn't on * peaking terms with most of us. A few good misses in the' chorus are apt to aid a revue in making a hit There will never be an ideal movie show until they get up one where the villian gives the hero a good, sound thrashing and marries the girl. _ ___ Davis : 'Did you have words with your wife ?' Danks : ' Yes, I had words, but no opportunity for using them. Sunrays striking through goldfish bowls placed too near the window are now stated to have been the cause of .fires on more .than one occasion. The bowl...
MOTOR YACHT MARTINDALE. A HOLIDAY CRUISE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
[?] .; ;;^:%ifi|Av^is*.r -**, After spending ? about a week At Tort Lincoln in his luxurious motor yacht* Martlndale, Mr. J. T.Mbrtlock left for Port' Adelaide -on Tuesday.' While in these waters^ Mr. Mort lock undertook ': a .cruise round the adjacent islands, Mr. A. Jury, of the Great Northern Hotel, accompanying him as his guest. The party; spent an enjoyable few da^s in fishing and shobtlner. :' ? The Martlndale first .called at Me-^ mory Cove, and later at Thistle Is; Ipnd. However!, on account- of heavy ?.veather, the skipper (Captain Tap ley) put the veBsel back tb Taylor's] Island. ' , .. : . U-:rlnB the roughest weather which Mr. fiiortlbck has experienced/the ? easel went from 'Taylor's Island 'to1 iHarby Island, behaving splendidly throughout the trip. At Harhy Island a n^t was cast, and ii .haul of over 100 dozen' fish were obtained. ' . . ? ^The yacbt returned to Port Lincoln »-6ni Biirhy Island on Saturday niorn nfe. ;? ?? . ? ? ,. \*
Tractor Troubles [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
Tractor Troubles Trouble with the carburetttor of aM tractor is frequeEtly caused through water in the petrol. When the water reaches the petrol jet it will cause the engine to misfire. This trouble is generally caused through careless ness .infilling up. ' ' ? It may be observed that a rich mix- ': ? tore can generally be detected by, black smoke from the exhaust, whilst a weak mixture often causes a loud ,, popping from the carburetter. A weak mixture is not always caused by a shortage of petrol. Sometimes there is ^i toad joint connection be tween ^ the carburetter and the inlet .ralves, causing 'a surplus quantity of air to be sucked into the cylinder, thereby npsetting the mixture., K; should be borne in mind that artificial heating of the carbupretter also af fects' the ouallty1 of tie mixture. PraclStcaily all carbuetters require some heating device. , In hot weather the effebt of this heating will -cause the petrol to eva porate more readily, and this may produce' too rich a...
LAND TAXATION. MEETING OF PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
LAND TAXATION; MEETING; OF .PROTEST. Underlie dusplj£*,8 of Yorke Pen insula Protest Committee a meeting of farmers, graziers and other laad owners was held at the Maitland In stitute, when .a. motion was '.carried protesting against, ,. the* harsji^ admin istration of the -Federal Dand Tar Act and the attitude of the Federal Land Tax Department toward timber treatment, clearing and cultivation as iinprovem'ents. Mr. Baden Pattinson (honorary sec retary of the committee) explained that the reason why the committee had been inactive for many months was due to the intimation by the Federal Government that it would probably vacate the field of land tax ation this year. Now it appeared that the Government had no inten tion of taking such a step. Mr. AUxandcr Dunn (formerly chief valuator for the Federal Land Tax Department), who was present by invitation, said it was admitted that on the disallowance of an objec tion by the Federal Land Tax Depart ment -the taxpayer had the right with i...
SHIPPING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
?SHIPPING NEWS. To the agency of the Adelaide Steamship Company, the motorship Brand arrived at Port Lincoln on Monday, with about 1,100 tons of sul phur for Cresco Fertilizers Limited. The vessel is from Galvston, Texas, via New Zealand, Geelong, Adelaide and Wallaroo. She left last night for San Pedro, California, in ballast, under charter to the Pacific Export Lumber Company. The Adelaide Steamship Company's vessel ? Allara is expected to arrive from Newcastle to-morrow, with 2,500 tons of coal. The Mundalla, another of the Ade laide Steamship Company's Line, is scheduled to arrive from Bunbury, Western Australia, in September, with a small quantity of timber ' for discharge here,. The steamer Kapava arrived from Adelaide yesterday morning with a cargo of pipes and farm implements. She is engaged on the long Gulf trip. Oh Tuesday the Quorna will leave Port Adelaide with general cargo for discharge here. The steamer Paringa- arrived at Port Lincoln late on Wednesday night,. with a...
THE BUILDING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
THE BUILDING ACT. A. great deal of haziness appears to exist in connection with the Build ing Act. At a meeting of ine Port Lincoln Corporation on Monday even ing the plans of three houses and one garage were rejected because of the way in which fhey were submitted for the council's consideration. To meet vith the requirements of the Act, plans must be submitted in duplicate foraa, with all specifications stated, before .they can be approved by the Council.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
A. C Dunhill (Late manager for Alfred C. Catt & Son, Ltd., Port Lincoln). TEMPORARILY SITUATED GRAND HOTEL, TASMAN TERRACE. licensed Land and Estate Agent. COMPLETE AND UP-TO-DATE CATALOGUE OF FARMS FOR SALE OR EXCHANpE. NUMEROUS TOWNSHIP ALLOTMENTS AT RIOHT PRICES. ^ BUYERS MET -OR MOTORS) ANYWHERE, j^ ; ;;
[?] EXCESS IN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
[?] ?. :- -? ???-, - \ 1 ?-?:.. -1 EXCESS IN ARRIVALS., In ^vtel^hie- lal©8%£details of over seas migration statistics, the Acting Commonwealth Statistician (Mr. E. T. McPhea) states thSt there was; an. ffcreaae in overseas migration to and from Australia daring the, year ended June 30. The sarrivais for ihe year, tumbered 115,479 (including 68,310 males and 47,169 females),, and sthe recorded '^departures were 65,767 per-, sons (37,153 males and 28,604 The nationality or race tables show ed that British peoples comprised 85 per cent, of the European arrivals and 90 per cent of the recorded' de partures. ? The corflBSponding: i-er-. centages for the previous year were 90 per cent, and 91 per cent, respec tively. :.,.';*'. .' -.--?.??-. -,*. '? ,??? : Departures of non-Europeans ex ceeded the arrivals by 58€ and 171 persons in 1926-27 arid 1925-26 res pectively.' v ' Although the excess of recorded arrivals for the year 1926-27 was 49,722 persons, . the total permanent gain to the po...
GIFTS FOR CHURCH FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
GIFTS FOR CHURCH FAIR. . A social afternoon was spent at the home of Mrs. E. W. Allison on t'riday last, in aid of th-s children's attraction stall at the Baptist Church fair, to be held early in November. Many useful gifts and -donations -were received for the stall. Several com petitions were held, and a programme of vocal items was supplied by Mes Wose !%seHr#ere Mesdames Hbot ings. Hunt, Skidmore, A. Tyler, D. Jozies. Leonard, Mellpr, Wyatt, Leahy Wilson, Argent,' Bascbmbe, ; Miltjon, A^ellng, Hewson ^ and Allison and Pastor Innia.
A GIFT AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
'? ? :&'-'--'i£. ?'*-i--: ?': --'??'-*''-'-'?::??:??' 'V A GIFT AFTERNOQII,. ?? ?-.-?..--.?i;.:« :??;?:? =!,' - ;j - '- ??'? . v ;?' f Arranged b.r Mesdames J. Ettridge, JL Dorward, and P/ Shlpprd, a gift ftttenaoon in aid of tie approaching Anglican Church fair was, held In the Parish Hall yesterday fetternoon. The decorations consisted of sweet peas, stocks, and nasturtiums. * A competi tion was won by Mrs', T. E. Ashton, and items were rendered by Mrs: H. K. Bishop and Miss Dorothy Ridgway. ^ daiut- atternoon tea was served.
THE SPRINTERS LIMIT. NEARLY REACHED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 12 August 1927
THE SPRINTERS LIMIT. NEARLY REACHED. Professor A. V. Hill, a winner of the Noble medical prize, in an interview in the 'Popular Science Monthly' (New York) give8kTe9.song for believ ing ttfat the speed liihit of the track sprinter has been nearly reached. A runner, he says, travelling at hjgh speed must, pay a tremendous price In euergy for even a slight increase of speed. Iu running 100 yards in 10 seconds a man uses nine-horse-power of energy. This tremendous expend iture of energy supplies scientific bas is for the relief ,-?? expressed by many piomiaeni tracK coaches, that, when the present sprint records are beaten, it will be by fractions of a second; so small that they can be recorded only by electric timing appartus. Muscles contract and rejax rapidly when a runner is travelling at high speed. Lactic acid — a product of muscslar fatigue — Is manufactured at the rate of three or four grams a second, and one and one-half ounces of this com paratively strong acid in the muscles...