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Limiting Wheat Pool Liability [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Limiting Wheat Pool Liability "Periods of deflation carry with them a certain amount of repudiation and insolvency, and we are forced to do many things which we would not do at any other tune," said Mr. Young (Lib.), in continuing the debate on the Wheat Harvest Scheme (Claims) BUI in the Legislative Council yester day. He said he agreed, in a general way, with the sentiments expressed by Sir David Gordon, but did not admit that they applied to this particular case. Not long ago, he said, members were opposed to the reduction of Govern ment interest, and to the reduction of certain fixed caiaripa, but since then they had been forced to agree with those measures. The pools were the result of the war. They were not formed because the Government wanted to take over the wheat, and the business was done In a hurry. Blunders were to be ex pected. The Bill would bring about finality, and the farmers wanted fin ality, limiting liability to the funds In the pool. The alternative was to invol...
State Parliament SPECIAL MAGISTRATES Council Removes Them From Political Control [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
State Parliament SPECIAL MAGISTRATES Council Removes Them From Political Control The Justices Bill was amended by the Legislative Council yesterday to provide that no special magistrate shall be appointed or dismissed except on the recommendation of the cnier Jus tice of the Supreme Court. The amendment, which was moved by Mr. Duncan (Lib.), and supported by the Minister of Local Government (Mr. Jelley), also provides that legis lation dealing with the retiring- age of magistrates shall not be affected. Mr. Duncan said the independence of the judiciary was the sole security of the maintenance of the law. therefore it was undesirable that the judiciary should hold office at the will of the .Government, especially when the Gov ernment might be a party to proceed ings before it. Judges were appointed for life, said Mr. Duncan, but special magistrates held office at the will of the Govern ment in power, except in one or two cases where the? had been appointed for a term of about three y...
ENIGMA OF FIFTH CREEK TRAGEDY No Evidence Of Motive At Inquest [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
ENIGMA OF FIFTH CREEK TRAGEDY No Evidence Of Motive At Inquest "Did you ring Dalgety's?" "No, could not get through, I'll do it in the morning." These were the only words exchanged " between Charles James Hunter and Mrs. Gera Emmerton, of Fifth Creek, before he shot her in the face last Friday night and then com mitted suicide. No cause for his action was revealed at the inquest, which was conducted yesterday. Mr. E. M. Sabine, SJM. (acting Coroner) found thai Hunter had died as the result of a gunshot wound deliberately self-inflicted. Robert Green, of Fifth Creek, said he had known Hunter all his life, and was aware that he had been receiving medical attention lately. He saw him about 8 o'clock on the night of the tragedy, and he appeared to be per fectly normal. Dr. A. F. Lynch, who had conducted a post-mortem examination, said that death was due to the discharge of a shotgun, the muzzle having been placed in the mouth. The whole of the skull had been shattered. "On Best of Terms...
FIFTY YEARS AGO From "The Advertiser," October 8, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
FIFTY YEARS AGO From "The Advertiser," October 8, 1881. ONE of the most convincing proofs of the progress and prosperity of this colony may be found by a perusal of the list of joint stock companies. These represent, an aggregate capital of several million pounds sterling, for the most • part earned and invested by colonists. Auctioneers and lawyers are brought under legal control in their dealings with the public. Such precautions are certainly not less desirable in the case of sharebrokers, and would not be resented by the respectable portion of them. At present our share market is most unsatisfactory, no secu rity being provided against sharp dealing and frauds. /^JREAT success attended the *J last shipment of Australian meat to London by the Orient. The mutton arrived in splendid condition and was in great de mand, fetching as much as 6}d. a pound, the highest price yet realised. Should the next ship ment be of as good a quality, that figure is likely to be ex ceeded. Si&...
GAUGING WEIGHT OF WOOL Country Grocer's Novel Scheme DID NOT SEE BALE Apparently neither theoretical knowledge, nor practical experience, is the best asset in trying to win a motor car by guessing the weight of a bale of wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
GAUGING WEIGHT OF WOOL Country Grocer's Novel Scheme DID NOT SEE BALE Apparently neither theoretical knowledge, nor practical experience, is the best asset in trying to win a motor car by guessing the weight of a bale of wool. The Lord Mayor's Fund competition for the Wolseley Hornet sedan car, de-&lt;*> cided on Tuesday, proved that, from among the three who tied for first prize were a grocer and a milliner. Their methods of calculating the weight were novel. Mr. G. P. S. Harvey, of Aberdeen, the grocer, could not come to the city to see the bale, so he added the height, width, and depth, taking the result in inches as pounds. Then for ounces he added the last figures of the respective dimensions—that is, if the height was 45 inches he used ihe five. That gave him 95 lb. 15 ounces. He was a little doubtful of that re sult, so he bought another ticket, iooked through the commercial columns of "The Advertiser" to get the weight of a bale of scoured wool, compared the size ...
Lindrum Overhauling Newman Sydney. October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Lindrum Overhauling Newman Sydney. October 7. In his billiards match with Tom Newman, for the Southern Cross Cup today, Lindrum broke down twice when he had a good position in breaks of 196 and 165, but he later found touch and reduced his deficit considerably by a fine break of 1,112. At the end of the session the scores were:—Newman (receives 3500). 7,360: landrum, 4.433 Lindrum continued to plav well at the evening session, but he is still faced I with a big task to overhaul Newman. ; Lindrum scored 2.345 today to Newman's 1,090. Scores at end of play were:— Newman, 7,936; Lindrum (in play).
TOBACCO INDUSTRY Decreased Imports Cuts Customs Revenue Canberra, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
TOBACCO INDUSTRY Decreased Imports Cuts Customs Revenue Canberra, October 7. The shrinkage in Customs revenue due to the increased home production of tobacco might have to be largely if not entirely, counterbalanced by in- creases in direct taxation, said the As- | sistant Minister for Industry (Senator Daly) today. In 1929, 1,384^32 lb. of leaf were pro duced from just over 2,000 acres. To day it seemed reasonable to expect a crop of 10,000 acres which, at present prices, would be worth £1.250,000, and which should yield about one-third of Australia's requirements. As Aus tralia in 1929-30 imported 20,000,000 lb. of foreign produced tobacco, valued at £3,000,000, the shrinkage of Customs revenue owing to the increased pro duction must be given careful con-! sideration. '
Index To Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Index To Advertisements Unusesnents „. .. .. .. .. ., «• 3> - tactlona .. ."." .. .. .. «.-• justness PartnerShlp6, &c ,.J]t' ttrths. Marriages, and Deaths .... S - 3oard and Residence Vacant .... 3 3oard and Besldence Wanted .. .. 3 '""-■ Business Notices .. .. .. .. .. 3 '.'.' Carriers, &c 3 Cycles ., .. a Jrapery and Clothing .. .. &lt;a .. xtk yogs,. Cats. &c .. « Section Advertisements .. .* .. IB ' Mineral Notices 3 -' lotels and Holiday Besorbs . 3 ~ louses and Land Wanted ..II" 4 ' louses and Flate Wanted .. .... A ■■■ louses and Flats to Let .. .... 4 - -' louses and Land for Sale ...... 4 jegal Notices ...... IB iost and Found .. .. ...... 3 iedlca! *. .. u ji«i?ip FHends .. .. .. .. .... IB " loner. Stocks, and Shares ...... IB ' lotor Cars .. .. .. .. .. .... 3 - ictor Cycles „ 16 "• Ilscell&reous .. „ ........ 3 Jffices. Warehouses, &c, to let .. * >ersons Wanted .... 3 Public Companies .. .. .. .. .. 2 >ubUc Noti...
PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDENDS "Absurd To Talk Reduction By Legislation" [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDENDS "Absurd To Talk Reduction By Legislation" Agreement with the statement by the chairman of the Melbourne Stock Exchange (Mr. C. E. Bowden) that he deplored that propaganda was being spread in favor of a reduction in the rates of dividends on preference shares by legislation, wss expressed yesterday by the president of the Adelaide Stock Exchange (Mr. Walter Gumeri. "I fully approve of Mr. Bowden's remarks," Mr. Gurner said. "Many people tJhinir that tbe dividend on preterence shares is interest, but such is not the case; it is portion of the profits of a. company, and if there are no profits there are no dividends on preference shares. "It is, therefore, unjust to talk of compulsory reduction of tbe dividend on preference shares. There are many companies in South Australia which are today unable to pay dividends on their preference shares, so it is absurd to talk about reducing the rate by Act of Parliament." Proposal Inequitable The chairman of the Associa...
"NOBODY'S BUSINESS" Lord Langford Irate At Questions And Cameras LONDON, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
"NOBODY'S BUSINESS" Lord Langford Irate At Questions And Cameras LONDON, October 7. "Go to hell; get away. I have been persecuted by Journalists in every port." said Lord Langford, at Plymouth, after he had signed off the Ballarat on which he worked Us way from Aus tralia. "I won't fiay anything, even If there were 40 of you," be said. He waved ? friendly farewell to the quartermaster, then, at the bottom ot tbe gangway, spotted the line of cameras and covered his head with a rug. "Get away, or it will be the worse for your lie shouted. Later, he tried to stop a photographer from operating his camera, and another photographer seized the opportunity to snap hiTw Lord Langfocd told the Australian Press Association he wished he had thrown the photographer and his outfit into the sea. He asked why he could not be left undisturbed. "It is nobody's business," he add. Wf? ni^prt that be intended Jwi*t*g too London papers for BbeL Asked, if he were Lord Langford, he repfied— "I will admit n...
No Sunstroke Here, Says Professor Melbourne. October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
No Sunstroke Here, Says Professor Melbourne. October 7. Lecturing at the Town Han tonight. under the auspices of the Health Asso-&lt;*> ciation of Victoria, Professor W. A. Osborne surprised his audience by say-&lt;*> tag that one of tbe great advantages, of living In this country was that there v was no such tiling as'sunstroke Ikh? , Even the City Health Officer (Dr.?? , confessed that 'was new to him, in .' he was not prepared to dispute tt, - ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
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Mr. Scullin Urged To Follow Britain's Lead Canberra. October 7. 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Mr. Scullin Urged To Follow Britain's Lead Canberra. October 7. 1 A suggestion by Mr. White (U.A.P, Victoria) that the Commonwealth Gov-&lt;*> ernment should face the electors simul-&lt;*> taneously with the British elections, was supported In the House of Repre sentatives today by Mr. Yates (Labor, South Australia), who said it should be a double dissolution and an appeal to the people on the Government's financial policy. Both propcsals were greeted with cheers from the Opposition anil laugh ter from the Government. The Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) said that the Opposition had confi dently predicted that the Government would be forced to tbe country months ago. After using every artifice and device known to politics to force a pre mature election, the Opposition was now reduced to ashing the Government to go.
DO YOU KNOW— [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
DO YOU KNOW— 1. How the word "cynosure" obtained its present meaning? 2. Where is Boni? 3. Who was "Bloody Bonnor"? 4. What did' tbe Rmwton f— —*T "9 mean when they called tbe Gtaa . "little Fathers"? ' 1 5. How is tbe number of rnrnrtwrg -•."« of the House of Representatives to be - ''% elected in each State determined? :^% -6. How many members does the Sen- •■ -; ate contain. • ■> . ■ ' " -is Answea on Base 35. ' --|
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Just one word- but a Great One/ TODAY, after only two brief years, thousands of Texaco Signs and thousands of Texaco Pumps stand as evidence of insistent public demand. Week by week and month by month more motorists are \ jy^^^^^^^ won by the superior qualities of Texaco Motor Spirit. Texaco —the standard of quality and purity—sets the pace tor all other motor spirits. Texaco vapor fc£g ises ''Dry" and every drop is used as power* This is real economy. It means flashing |ji|;^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^V^^^^^^^ starts and acceleration; a cleaner engine and freedom from carbon and knocking* l|pii%pH^^^^^^^^^^?^^^^^^^^^^^^_ Only a Company, independent and self-contained — which controls its products from well to user — could maintain the high quality 'V^^^r for which Texaco Motor Spirit is justly famous* ~ ';"* /^^^^^l / " ? :-^^^^ / -^^^m —*~ **'* MUST be good to have grown so fast."
Proceeds Of Many Robberies Recovered Melbourne, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
Proceeds Of Many Robberies Recovered Melbourne, October 7. Detectives visited a house at Caulfleld tonight and recovered Jewellery, cloth-&lt;*> ing, silverware, valuable antiques, and other articles, valued between £3,000 and £1000. The articles are alleged to be the proceeds of robberies committed in the southern suburbs during the past six months. Dragged From Sea.—A woman, 53 years old. was dragged from the sea at Henley Beach yesterday afternoon by two men. She was taken to tbe Adelaide Hospital by the police. On the sand near where she apparently entered the water was a brown paper I bag containing some of her property and a note, . :
EVICTION ORDER AGAINST MINISTER "Failed To Pay Rent" [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 8 October 1931
EVICTION ORDER AGAINST MINISTER "Failed To Pay Rent" The assistant Minister for Works (Mr. Cunningham) surprised the House of Representatives today with the as- &lt;*> sertion that he had just signed an order for the eviction of a State Minister of the Crown who received £20 a week. As a War Service Home occupant, this Minister had persistently failed to pay his rent. The deputy leader of the Opposition (Mr. Gullett) demanded the ""mp of the man. Mr. Cunningham—He is not a mem ber of this Parliament, and it Is none of your business. Mr. White (TJ-A-P., Vic.)—lt Is quite unnecessary to assure us that it is not a Federal Minister. There are no re turned soldiers in the Federal Ministry. Mr. fiimninphntn was speaking in re ply to a motion by Mr. Gullett for the adjournment of the House to direct attention to the need for more sym pathetic treatment of War Service Homes occupants, who were in arrears with tile payments of their homes. The Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) said tha...