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CHURCH NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
CHURCH NOTES The Bishop of Adelaide (Dr. Thomas) will preach at St. David's, Burnside, to morrow morning. The president of the Methodist Con- ference (Rev. J. G. Jenkin) will be the preacher at the Pirie-street Church to morrow evening. The president of tiie Baptist Union (Rev. C. W. Johnson) will conduct the harvest festival service at the Black Forest Church to-morrow morning- The chairman of the Congregational Union &lt;Mr. George Mc?itchie) will preach at Gawler and Sandy Creek to morrow. The divisional commander of the Sal vation Army (Brigadier Burhop) will conduct harvest festival celebrations in the Congress Hall, Pirie-street, to morrow. St. David's Day falls to-morrow. Patron saint of Wales, be died in 601, and was canonised in 1120. The wearing of a leek by Welshmen in his honor commemorates a battle with the Saxons, in which by St. David's advice they wore leeks in their hats to distinguish them from their enemies, a custom alluded to by Shakespearp- in "Henry V....
HELP FOR THE FARMER GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
HELP FOR THE FARMER GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED To the Editor BRINKWORTH BUSINESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION (Ralph Hedley, chairman). Sir-we would ask, through "The Advertiser where the assistance to farmers comes in, in the scheme an- [?] by the Premier. We have sub- JrcioS tbe prtraosiis to sean?ung exami-1 rarity errcraJ times, but the only per-1 ?ss ?t?ia? that might be helped I ??* tiic inocteasees. machinery mer rhxso. sad Se taxation department. Tbese pec^de sre to be given a lien one arrwTh^g UtaX does not cads: tiaft ss. oesS: hardest. The chances of, i; tvsr fTacang bate become very email saior tiut trandofnl scheme has been ?majuueu. The report states that the aoKsvee ?bo prorides the land and tiK wwrft*nrT Tnrrchiat vbo allows the a* ?tf p3?Ei arp rertainly deserving of f=3KSBI consideratioD. WeQ, any farmer who has any dealings with these people will tell you that they are quite capable of seeing they get it without Govern ment aid. But how is a poor farmer going to grow a cro...
CHRIST'S LIFE ON EARTH ALLEGED LETTER OF LENTULUS To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
CHRIST'S LIFE ON EARTH ALLEGED LETTER OF LENTULUS To the Editor I am, Sir, &c OLIVER D. JONES. Henley Beach. Sir—In reply to R. Barrett's letter, in which he supplies an excerpt giving a personal description of Christ from a letter written by Publius Lentulus to the Roman Senate —has this letter been subjected to the higher criticism of historical documents? A number of similar records were written years afterwards by priests and artists for fraudulent purposes of their own. As regards the truth of this description Lord Acton, late Professor of History at Cambridge University, says the main thing in history is not the art of ac cumulating material, but the sublimer art of investigating it and discerning truth from falsehood. The accession of the critic in the place of the in defatigable compiler is a change in the historic realm. For the critic is one who when he lights on an interesting document, begins by suspecting it until he has subjected it to three operations. First, ...
ZEBRA IS LION'S NATURAL ENEMY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
ZEBRA IS LION'S NATURAL ENEMY BURCHELL'S Zebra (Equus burchelli) inhabits the open plains of Africa. These animals usually associate in herds of from a dozen or so up to two hundred. The zebra is the lion's natural enemy. If the herd comes to know that a lion is in the vicinity, it usually stampedes in a state of blind terror, and frequently charges through fences and crops, doing untold damage. In Africa zebras are listed by the Government as vermin. Only one species of zebra—the Grevy's zebra— promises to be of any use as a draught animal. All other species are practically useless and will revert to the wild state at the first opportunity. They can be tamed easily enough, but the tempta tion to rejoin the herd when it comes within scenting distance is usually too great for them to resist. The common or mountain zebra is broadly striped. Grevy's zebra occurs in Somaliland and Shoa, and is con siderably larger than the mountain species. The ground color is almost white and th.c stri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
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THE DARDANELLES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
THE DARDANELLES "The Question of the Straits." by P.P. Graves. London: Ernest Benn. In these two hundred pages Mr. Graves, for some years correspondent in the Near East for the London "Tunes," summarises the long story of the Dardanelles from the time it was first known to history three thousand years ago. This channel eepaiating Europe from Asia takes its present name (it was formerly known as the Hellespont) from the ancient city of Dardonus. inhabited by the race known as the Darcani. Its value for offensive purposes was brought home to Europe almost as soon as its control passed from the Byzantine to the Turkish Empire, and its ultimate destiny became the principal phase of tbe Eastern question. It had much to do with the Great War, which was largely the outcome oi the attempt of Germany to acquire through her friendship with Turkey a predominant position in the s trails to the serious detriment of Russia. After the treacherous retirement of Russia from the war, tnere was some h...
POINTS FROM LETTERS Soldiers' Pensions [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
POINTS FROM LETTERS Soldiers' Pensions From "Hardworking Mother":—I quite hold with "Citizen's Batman" that a pension should not be paid to the wives and children of returned men. A limbless soldier should get a pension, but not his wife or children. They are only absorbing what other returned men could be having. Most [ of the limbless men are having a good pension and a good regular job, with wages of about £3 15/ or £4 5/ a week. ? The pension and wages should be suffi cient to bring up a family on. lam ' :he mother of three returned men, not ; one of whom has ever had a penny i from any of the soldiers' funds. One | son has been out of work for nearly ? three years, bar, We have no one to . give us a helping hand. A case came ; to my knowledge recently of a re ; turned man who went under an opera . tion in hospital but came out all right. , He is drawing a full pension for him ? self, wife and two children. Vet he ? owns a house, car, and has about 1 £4,000 worth of property. Ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
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BLUE FUNNEL LINE Wages to be Reduced 10 per cent. LONDON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
BLUE FUNNEL LINE Wages to be Reduced 10 per cent. LONDON, February 26. Alfred Holt & Company, Ltd., owners of the Blue Funnel line of steamers, in- tend to reduce the salaries of 2,000 men afloat and ashore by 10 per cent, as from April 1. The company states that ths shrink age in world trade has temporarily made redundant a portion ot all trans port organisations. The shipping In dustry cannot, like sheltered trades, maintain its charges, and therefore must economise. The company expects to employ the whole fleet profitably when fimpg Inrmmve.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
SWECtAI. ADVERTISEMENTS New Accounts tfs not difficult to : open a Savings Bank ,' Sflnplv' GDfCC ' to the New Account i desk, teD die dak \ . your requirements, he will do the rest. Make i it ? habit—a weekly visit to the Savings Pc|iomK fjufptco from I/- Bo £l,oooi Savings Bank CmnU St^ Adelaide ????elm Everywhere RHYVOL m?i.\ lilt far fadicestfoa. Con sctadttM, a?* Gastric Tumbles. From ikt ttapaw Frott. Whr^i k?J? A? stomach dean, the liUhuT ptar and a normal Uver, putting the qoa la a ooadiaoo to withstand disease. tt a>o stops rood fenneotlng. therefore Uaiaiw??g jrxrr health, and assisting to ?n*t ffmsoc COBHIes. ?ftpral beneffits the whole body. IndigasUon aaaS i??ini|^?i?i an relieved without after cOttaa. and ?? body better nourished. A Mr ?l bedUme worts wonders. Obtataahk: Tablet or Powder. Price. 3/ Iwnwe. D K&obtaiaaAle post 3/3 to Box aw. OJ?JO- Perth. WJL LS9wc IBank AT EVERY POST OFFICE 4%R)R\O(IRSAVIN6S4% ! CTHOT Xr. tri, IUwJ'T-T'lact. miTjble any cla-a...
"LEOPARD MEN" OF THE JUNGLE EXPERIENCE OF EARL'S DAUGHTER Strange Romances of Jewels [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
"LEOPARD MEN" OF THE JUNGLE EXPERIENCE OF EARL'S DAUGHTER Strange Romances of Jewels Varied to suit all tastes, and dramati- cally interesting, the stories and special articles in to-day's "Express and Jour- nal" maintain the high standard set by Adelaide's favorite week-end maga zine newspaper. A curious account is given by Lady Dorothy Mills of her ex periences with the "Leopard Men" of South Africa. The latter are a canni bal tribe, reputed to be able to trans form themselves from man to leopard. It is sheer imagination, or coarse, but Lady Dorothy's tale of the shooting of a "Leopard" chief makes one wonder whether the days of black magic are past. The famous woman hunter successfully stalked one of these savage beasts, and the same bullet, sbe was told, drilled the brain of the leader of the "Leopard men, other outstanding features are:— Romances of Eoyal Jewels^-When :he Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia saw f^nny Lear he losi his heart to the actress, and purloining his mothers f...
and Register ADELAIDE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1931. WHAT IS PROGRESS? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
and Register ADELAIDE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1931. WHAT IS PROGRESS? To most people the hurry and pres- sure of modern life, aggravated by the difficulty in these times of stress of "making two ends meet," afford scant' leisure for the deliberate survey which takes stock of the achievements and acquisitions of humanity and strikes a nicely-adjusted balance between loss and gain. Questions such as "Are we | healthier than our grandfathers? Is religion on the decline? Is genius i becoming extinct? Does womankind j tend to fall into unwomanliness?" re ceive a good deal of attention. But the wider outlook, which asks to what goal it is that the sum of our activities is moving, few have time, or perhaps inclination, to cultivate, and it is sel dom, therefore, that we have the sub- j ject brought before us so suggestively j and exhaustively as it is by "A Cosmo- j politan Observer" in last month's I "English Review." Sterne pities the man who could travel from Dan to Beersheba and cry "T...
NEW CITY BRIDGE NEARLY READY TO BE OPENED ON THURSDAY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
NEW CITY BRIDGE NEARLY READY TO BE OPENED ON THURSDAY The Adelaide City Bridge will be opened at noon on Thursday by the Governor (Sir Alexander Hore- Ruthven). His Excellency, on arrival, will in spect a guard of honor, comprising a detachment from the 10/SOtb Battalion (Adelaide Rifles). The Lord Mayor (Mr. C. B. J. Glover) will then ask Sir Alexander to open the bridge officially The ceremony will consist of the cut ling of a ribbon stretched across the roadway. Itor this purpose. Mr. W. Essery, sen., representing the contrac tors, will present the Governor witli souvenir scissors. In addition to the Lord Mayor ard Sir Alexander, the Premier (Mr. Hill) will speak.
ANOTHER OUTBREAK AT KUITPO FIREFIGHTERS RALLY TO SCENE Little Damage Done [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
ANOTHER OUTBREAK AT KUITPO FIREFIGHTERS RALLY TO SCENE Little Damage Done There was a small breakaway yes- terday of the fire which swept through the Kuitpo district on Wednesday. A strong breeze fanned some smoking em- bers. and about midday a spark set fire! again to the scrub about half a mile: from the burnt milL Telephone messaijes were immediately sent to men in the district, and very soon about 53 firelighters were on the scene with water and other appliances. In little more tban an hour they bad retrained control. The fire had swept through several acres of scrub, but had done little dam age. The men remained tbere the remainder of the afternoon, but no fresh outbreaks occurred.
TWO CONSTABLES ARRESTED Charged With Unlawful Possession [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TWO CONSTABLES ARRESTED Charged With Unlawful Possession Two constables, charged with unlaw- ful possession, were lodged in the cells at the City Watchhouss last night. They were Constables R.C. Guthberlet and (H. Wilson, who were arrested by Detec tives Dayman, NichoUs. and Crow. The two men will probably appear be fore the Adelaide Police Court this morning. Each has had four years'! service in the police force. So that he s~:til nut luck up the turf on the Adelaide Oval, Beauty, the horse which draws the mower, most don boots. One of the groundsmen. XV. Farmer. fits Beauty's footgear before catting the grass for to-day's match between Sooth Australia and Tasmania.
OTHER FEATURES THIS MORNING [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
OTHER FEATURES THIS MORNING Page. Answers to Correspondents .. 13 Broadcasting Programmes .... 11 Church Notec 5 Country Section 19 Crossword Puzzle 13 General News 16 Illustrations 20 Law Courts 19 Leading Articles 14 Literature 6,7,3 Movie World 9 Page. Mickey the Mouse 17 Monetary and Commercial .. 12,13 Personal : 14 Postal Arrangements 12 Pop 16 Racing and Other Sport .... 10 Radio Section II Serial Stories IU3 Sjiipping ... 12 Social Notes 12 Views and Comments 33 Weather Map IS
WOOL MARKET TURNS THE CORNED "On Safe Basis Now" MR. CHEADLE EXPECTS LARGER CLIP THIS YEAR [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
WOOL MARKET TURNS THE CORNED "On Safe Basis Now" MR. CHEADLE EXPECTS LARGER CLIP THIS YEAR Although there might be a set- back, should the rate of exchange drop from £30 to, say £20. the wool market seemed to be on a safe basis now, said Mr. T. S. Cheadle (director) at the half-yearly meet ing of Bennett & Fisher, Ltd. yes terday. They could expect a larger wool clip in South Australia during the coming year. "We have been through a serious and depressing time in the wool business for the last 2£ years," he added. "Since October. IS2B, when the boom really be gan to collapse, the market has de clined steadily. Where we were accus tomed to get £20 to £25 for a hale of wool, now we have to b3 satisfied Kith. an average of £8 to £8 10/—pre-war prices, of course, the wool during the last 12 months has been grown in very droughty conditions, and thus has de preciated in value considerably." Exchange Rate Helpful The primary producer, including the woolgrower, had been fortunate t...
NEW SYSTEM OF WATER RATING PROPOSALS OF WORKS COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
NEW SYSTEM OF WATER RATING PROPOSALS OF WORKS COMMITTEE A new system of water rating will be brought before Parliament in the approaching session. The object is to adjust the losses now incurred in unre- produciive works, and place the whole undertaking on a better footing. The Public Works Committee has spent a considerable time investigating the position, and a special report wiil be made to Parliament next month. The enquiry has been an exhaustive one, embracing city and country, and a revised scale of rating will be recom mended. It is estimated that South Australia at present is losing between £60.000 and £70,000 a year on its waterworks. The profit made in the metropolitan area is more than absorbed by the losses on ser vices in the country districts, which are said to be approximately £300,000. The revised form of rating, if adopted, should make the waterworks as a whole a profit-earning department. This is expected to be accomplished without undue hardship in any district. A...
SIR ISAAC ISAACS AT CANBERRA First Visit Since Appointment Canberra, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
SIR ISAAC ISAACS AT CANBERRA First Visit Since Appointment Canberra, February 27. The Governor-General (Sir Isaac Isaacs), accompanied by Lady Isaacs and Captain Bracegirdle, Military Sec- retary, arrived in Canberra by the ex- press from Melbourne to-day, on his first visit since his appointment. No formalities were observed, and Sir Isaac was met only by a few officials, no Ministers being present. After shak ing hands the Governor-General left by car for Yarralumla, where he will take up residence. The Minister for Home Affairs (Mr. Slakeley), who usually welcomes dis tinguished visitors, left for Sydney last night, but was represented at the sta tion by the secretary of the depar ment &lt;Mr. Percy Deane). The Prime Minister and Mrs. Scullin arrived by the same train, but travelled in an ordinary sleeping compartment, the Goi'ernor-General's party having been accommodated in the viceregal .car.