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The Political Pulse. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
The Political Pulse. Last evening 'The Mail' man rang up the Hon. J. P. Wilson to enquire after the beat of the political pulse so far as the Labour Party is concerned. 'Mi- PoaVp mentioned the other day some of the work it was proposed to bring before Parliament,' remarked the repor ter to Mr. Wilson. 'I have not given it much attention, replied the ex-Mmister for Industry. 'I am waiting for Parliament to meet to Eec what policy ihe party is going to pro pound. I note the Premier says it is going to be a session of work, but that is the inevitable remark before the meeting of Parliament.' 'Well, what is the Labour Party '?N ow, just 'what Is it that you want to know?' , . t 'I am trving to get a finger on the beat of the political pulse,' repeated 'The Mail' man. 'Has the caucus mel, or have any plans been laid out for the com ing session?'' 'No; no meeting has_ been- held. .We are marking time, as it were; awa.ting developments.' . 'What about a no-confidence motion? The numbers a...
West of Port Augusta. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
West of Port Augusta. Mr. W. E. Hemp, of Dalgety & Co., chatted about the backblocks west of Port Augusta the other day, having re turned on Wednesday evening from a motor trip which was made in company with Mr. N. A. Richardson. 'From Port Augusta we went to South Gap, and then to Arcoona, Purple Downs, Chanecy's Swamp, Phillip Ponds, and The Pines ' he said, 'and the country gene rally was looking in very good heart. At several of the stations named there will be good lambings. The late rain is fresh ening matters up very considerably for them. I was agreeably surprised at the state of the country.' . 'I suppose the new railway will brighten things up still more?' . 'Yes: the line to Western Australia is being looked forward to very keenly.'
MODERN JUGGERNAUTS. London Street Casualities. A Heavy list. LONDON, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
MODERN JUGGER . ??:; 4nauts. A Heavy list. LONDON. June 21. The accidents caused by mechanically propelled vehicles are increasing .London's 'street casualty death roll at an 'alarming! rate. According to figures just publish- ! ed 410 people were killed outright last year in the city as the result of acci dents and collisions with motor cars, 'buses, - lorries, and other horseless ve hicles. In addition no fewer than 14,254 ' were injured. It is stated that some of the spots in London's streets are veritable death traps.
Burglar Scare Fizzling Out [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
Burglar Scare Fizzlinsr Out 'Yes, the burglar scare is fizzling out,' agreed the Police Commissioner. 'After aO, I think Adelaide compares more than favourably with other big cities us regards freedom from crime. As for our police, it is as active a body and as well organ ised as ever it was.'
EXCITEMENT AT HOME RULE MEETING. Suffragette in Trousers. Kicked and Maltreated. LONDON, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
EXCITEMENT AT HOME RULE MEETING. Suffragette in Trousers. Kicked and Maltreated. LOXTDOX. June 21. Considerable excitement oc:ui ;-.-d dur 'ing a Bristol Homo Rule meeting held last night. The speakers -svere Mr. Wil ' liam Redmond and the Risht Hon. C. E. IlobhouBC (Liberal 2iI.P. for K~.^t Bris to!). Mrs. Dove Willeox, a suffra^jeite, was discovered in an ante-room disguised as a man. She was wearing a felt hat, -?ust- coat, and trousers. - ? . j . The' poBce ejected the lady, who was) followed .down the streets by a .large j crowd, and *was subjected to rouga hand- 1 ling and THolrfng before she managed to I escape. . !
£3,000 Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
£3.000 Wanted. ? 'I notice,' said 'The Mail' man to Miss Anderson, of the Y.W.C-A., to day, 'that your aster organisation in Melbourne is starting a £25,000 campaign fund to provide, a hostel add social club in- that city for business girls who have been compelled to leave borne to earn their living.' , 'Yes,' replied Miss Anderson, '1 have just come back from there.' ' £25,(XKL is a .pretty big sum.' 'It is pretty big, but many ladies there are 'going out collecting, and the ladies' committee is under the personal direction of Mrs. -Andrew 'Hamper. It is a big amount to get, and; I nope they succeed.' 'You .had a campaign a little while ago with the same object.' ? 'Yes, 'we raised £8,000 out of the £ 13.000 required.' 'You still want the other £5 000?' 'We do, badly.' 'Well, I am sorry I canont give it to ^ou,.but you have my sincere nope that it will .come along.' 'We have got the £8,000, and have purchased a block adjoining these pre mises, but the committee is naturally cau tio...
"THE MAIL" CABLEGRAMS. STEERAGE PASSENGERS. Alleged Combination. Between Shipping and Railroad Companies. To Capture Traffic NEW YORK, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
'THE MAIL' CABLEGRAMS. STEERAGE PASSEN GERS. Alleged Combination. Between Shipping and Rail road Companies. To Capture Traffic NEW YORK. .Tone 21. J Evidence was given here to-day in' con nection frith the alleged shipping pool ? to the effect that there is a combination . between a number of railroad and steam ? s-hip lines to control the steerage passen ger traffic between Europe and America. . The more was stated to be. a desire on the part of those concerned ..to eliminate 'competition in favour of tbeaiselves. Representatives of the railroads attend ed the pool conferences, ' it was alleged, and: a. general spirit of reciprocity existed, the steamship officials sending steerage passengers over the lines of the 4avoured railway companies, and the ?atter com pelling passengers to travel across the ocean in the boats controlled by the pooL
SUNDAY TRAMS & TRAINS. The Last for Home. TRAMCARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
SUNDAY TRAMS & TRAINS. The Last for Home. TRAMCAES. This schedule shows the departure and arrival times of last tramcars to and from various suburban termini for Sundays: — Last car dc- Last Last car parts for Arr. car de departs Gren. Gren. parts for Gren. st., . street, street, Depot city. To Ait. city. , citv. direct. Via. 10.18 Burnside 10.47 9.*49 10.18 10.49 Pulteney street. 1058 Enfield 10.53 9.55 10.20 10.55 North te rrace. 10.1 Goodwood 10.23 Glen Osmond 10.47 10.9 10.33 10.49 Pulteney street. 10.33 Henley Beach 11.8 9,51 10.36 11.9 North terrace 10.29 Hill st. Ext. 10.44 10.6 30.22 10.46 north terrace 10.32 Hyde Park 10.45 10.46 11.10 10.46 North terrace 10 27 Hindmarsh 10.48 10.1 10.21 10.51 North terrace 10 37 Kensington 10.54 10.19 10.36 10.55 Hindmarsh square. 10.15 Kens. Gardens 10.37 9.52 10.14 10.40 Hindmarsh square 10 13 Magill 10.43 9.45 10.13 10.45 Direct. 1033 Maylands 10.47 10.19 10.33 10.49 Direct 10.18 Mitcham 10.48 10.1 10.31 10.49 Pulteney street 10...
TRAINS (WINTER SERVICE). [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
TRAINS (WINTER SERVICE). This schedule shows the departure and arrival of the last train to and from various suburban termini for Sundavs:— Last train leaves Last train Adelaide . Arrives leaves for Arrives Station. For. destination. Adelaide. City. 6.0 p.m. Bridgewater ? 7.30 p.m. 7.45 p.m. 9.0 p.m. 8.45 p.m. Clapham .. ........ 9.7 pjn. 9.18 p.m. 9.40 p.m. 8.57 p.m. Henley Beach ? 9.29 p.m. 9.41 p.m. 10.16 p.m. 10.15p.ro. Outer Harbour .. .... 115 p.m. 7.45 p.m. £.35 p.m. 10.15 pjn. Semaphore .. .. .. .. 10.51 pjn. 10.16 pjn. 10.54 p.m. 10.15 p.m. Large ? . - 10.51 p.m. 10.16 pan. 10.54 pjn. Leaves Victoria square — 'Leaves for Victoria square. 10.40 p.m. Glcnelg ? .. .. 11.6 pjn. 10.30 p.m. 10.56 pjn.
INTERESTING PEOPLE THE PRINCE OF WALES. Coming of Age To-morrow. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
prcg^pfpvvj THE PRINCE OF WALES. Coming of Age To-morrow. Edward Prince of Wales will be 18 years old to-morrow. June 23, and that is the official coming of age. His Royal Highness was born at White Lodge, Rich mond Park, wncre his mother, Queen H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, COMES OS AGE TO-MOHSOCT* H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, COMES OS AGE TO-MOHSOCT* : £ary, spent her happy girlhood days. The Prince's full Christian names are Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, and he is Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay, Earl of Chester, Earl of Car rick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Great Steward of Scotland, Duke of Saxony, and Prince of Saxe-Goburg and Goth?.— a formidable list, and a tolerably heavy burden to carry. Still, His Royal Highness is seldom addressed with all these high-sounding titles, which are in herited by the Sovereign's eldest son. The Prince is at present spending some months in Paris, where he is receiving en lightenment in the ways of the French peopl...
A LIFETIME WITH CHILDREN. Retirement of Miss Eva Sellar. The Key to Good Nature. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
A LIFETIME WITH CHILDREN. Retirement of Miss Eva Sellar. the Key to Good Nature. It is not many who can discover any affinity between laughter and tears, but there are some who can at least cry most when they are happy, even if they do not go to the other extreme and smile most when they are sad. Miss Eva Sellar, who for 3S| years has been teaching the young est of the young idea in the State schools of South Australia, can be .numbered among the few. For 25 years of that period Miss Sellar has had charge of the infant classes at the Korth Adelaide Model School, and when the time comes next Friday for her to pass through the gates for the last time it is said that there will be teao. Miss Sellar is the hist of her line of in fant mistresses. She was the last to be appointed to such a post, and is the last to go out. The position was really abolish ed before her appointment, but the late J. A. Hartley recognised her qualifica tions, and handed over the last position because he though...
MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE. The Hon. Thomas Paseoe, M.L.C. (3C i (lister of Agriculture and Irrigation of tiouth Australia), will be 53 to-morrow JSunday). He was bom at White Hut, Clarp. and comes of a eood, sturdy stock. Having spent many years in farming and grazing operations, Mr. Paseoe is a tho roughly practical man to administer an im portant and fast-expanding department like that of Agriculture, and now that he has irrigation under his Ministerial wing the responsibilities of the presiding Minis ter are necessarily increased. He was Minister of Agriculture in the Peake Butler Administration, which preceded the HON. T. PASCOE, ILL.C ^Minister for Agriculture), who will be 53 to-morrow. HON. T. PASCOE, ILL.C ^Minister for Agriculture), who will be 53 to-morrow. . Verran Government, and when he return ed to office last February, under Premier Peake, the men on the land made no secret of their delight at the admirable appointment. One of the first congra tulatory letters Mr. Pasco...
Mr. Roosevelt Speaks. Political Veterans in Tears. CHICAGO, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
Mr. Roosevelt Speaks. Political Veterans in Tears. [ ' ' ' ? . « . , . CHICAGO. June 21. Mr. Roosevelt read ? an address to liisl friends and ' delegate?-, stating that lie ', ?vbuld figiit for his principles independent ?A any actioB of the regular .Republican J Convention as constituted, provided the ! convention does not unseat the National Committee's list of delegates, seat the Roosevelt delegates, and nominate Jioose yelt. During the reading a funeral-like silence obtained. Grizzled political veterans wiped tears from their faces, and made no effort to bide their emotion.
COMMONWEALTH GAZETTE. MELBOURNE, June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
COMMONWEALTH GAZETTE. MELBOURNE. June 22. Military contracts accepted for the sup ply of woodwork and rope for the Com monwealth harness and ?saddlery factory, Wiley _&. Spencer, and Adelaide Rope, Nail,- and Barb Wire Company-. The Minister of Custotas fined S. J. Rcviell,'..of.Port Adelaide,' £2 it)/ -for the unlawful 'possession of goods; Postar Prohibitions— Messrs.. Eckherg and Co,. Copenhagen; H. Cullerne. Brown, j 'The Totalizator,' Lucerne, Switzerland.] Postal Staff.— Exemption, from ? May 7 to June' 30, H. E. 'Humphries, electrical wireman's -improver. Applications are called until July 6 for the .position, of ' postmaster- a* fort ' Pirie.
RENMARK AWARD. Union Satisfied. RENMARK, June 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
RENMARK AWARD. Union Satisfied. ' RENMARK, June 22. Mr. MeNamara, secretary of the Rural Workers' Union, when interviewed in con r.ection with die Fruit Pickers' 'Associa- tion, said he did not wish to make any comments on it. Naturally he wa-? pleas ed that most of the* claims of bis union had been granted, and it was a matter- for congratulation that there would be ridus-. trial peace in the industry for three or five ytiirs. He was pleased also at the good feeling which prevailed on bith rides throughout the bearing of the case. It was a good answer to some of the extravagant htatements made about the Rural Work ers' Union by Mr. Wood (secretary ol the Eural Producers' Union of Victoria) . . . j The proceedings lasted for 21 days, and ?would have been shortened . by a week ', but for the weather, which ' pre-j vented the court travelling fromi Mildura to Benmark. This was a happy contrast to the Victorian wages boards., which sometimes took over 12 months to arrive at a determina...
FRENCH CABINET. A Crisis. Alleged Resignation of Premier. PARTS, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
FRENCH CABINET, A Crisis. Alleged Resignation of Premier. PARIS, June 21. It is freely rumoured that a crisis has occurred in the 'Poincaire Ministry. It is believed that the Premier (M. Poin caire) intendfc to withdraw from the Cabinet, and it is also' alleged that M, Bourgeois intends to desert the Ministry owing to .the variance of views on the Electoral Reform Bill. It was assarted that a Ministerial Council was calltd to discuss the position, and afterwards the rnmours were denied,, but there is every indication that the Ministry is divided against itself. There is considered to be every sign of its downfall. .
TOO VALUABLE TO PART WITH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 22 June 1912
TOO VALUABLE TO PART WITH. The other States know where to go when they are in want of capable men tc fill vacant official billets. Adelaide, which is often drawn upon, has been ap proached again. The Sydney Public Library Trustees have appointed Mr. W. H. Ifould (Librarian of the Public Library on North terrace) to the position of Prin cipal Librarian at Sydney. The Board of Governors here ought to make it Worth Mr. Ifould's while 'to remain where he is, as he is too valuable a man for Adelaide to lose. . ' '