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The Public Library (To the Editor of "The Recorder.") [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
The Public Library (To the Editor of "The Recorder.") Sir,— 1 was surprised , to note in your paper recently that the number qf sub scribers to the public library was slightly over 400, and had not increas ed appreciably during the last few years. If the committee were to take more interest they could considerably increase the members' roll, and in stead of meeting once a month at 5 p.m. and hurrying through the busin ess in order to be in time for dinner, they should hold meetings fortnightly at 8 p.m. The advantages of member ship 'should be made known more wide ly. The library contains all the best works of fiction by the most popular authors and all .classics of the com munity are catered for. Numbers of men are in boarding houses and scarce ly know how to utilise tlicir spare time, and probably do not know that such a place exists. During the recent spell of iiot weather the most com fortable place in Pirie was the large reading-room upstairs, with a lovely breeze from the elec...
Children's Playground FINANCIAL WORRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
Children's Playgroiind FINANCIAL WORRIES. Financial problems appear to be dis-: lurking- the minds of members of Hie playground committee. The expendi ture is steadily mounting up. and there are only limited sources of income. At Monday night's - meeting the " Mayor (Mr. A. B. Forgan) presiding, the sec retary (Mr. E. E. Garrett.) said the funds in hand were, disappearing fast, and that it would be necessary for the committee at once; to consider ways, and means. . •• After consideration it was decided to continue the band concerts on Wed nesday nights. A sub-committee was appointed, comprising Mrs. Boucher, i Miss Olsen, Messrs Tonkin and Bracli ridge, to make : arrangements for ex tending the program by introducing vocal items. It was further resolved to make a special appeal to the public for funds. A .sub-committee, comprising Mes dames Warren, BQucher, Bottrill, and blisses Olsen and McEvven, was ap pointed to, solicit subscriptions.and ar^, range generally to raise funds to co...
GOLFER'S UNIQUE RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
GOLFER'S UNIQUE RECORD. Age is less of a bar in golf than in any other active sport, but Walter J. Travis, the American golfer, is a shining example of what can be ac complished by a man after he has pas sed an age when the down grade as an athlete begins.. If the story of Walter J. Travis was not backed up by official records, it would not be credited. As' it stands, it is the tale of the greatest individual' achievement in the history of sport; the tale of an impossible accomplish ment as such things go; the record of a man who did what no one has ever done before or will ever do again, so far as one may read the future state. Travis took up golf for the first time at the age of thirty-six. In three years he " won the national champion ship for the-first time. Four years bei yond that lie was. the amateur cham pion of. Great Britain—the first and only American who ever earned that high honor. And nineteen years after he took up the game for the first time, "lie won- his last tourn...
Pirie's New Daughter WELCOME BY THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
WELCOME BY THE mAYOR. Yesterday afternoon a public wel come home'was extended to Pte G. R. Rosenhain, Mrs. Rosenhain, and their Infant '-''daughter-■ : Altogether it was a ladies' day, for not only were Mrs Rosenhain and the diminutive Miss Roscnliain the centre of attraction, but. their motor was. driven by a lady—Mrs. Ocrkin. i The daughter is the youngest arri val that has been publicly welcomed by the townspeople of Pine,_■ and in spite of her infancy she accepted with feminine graciousness the cheers given on her behalf. Pte Rosenhain belong ed to the 48th'. Battalion and brought home an English bride. Bombadier W. H. Barber, 6th M.T. M.B., was included in the welcome. The usual effective arrangements were made at Solomon town to receive the returned wanderers, snd a large crowd was present to do' them honor. A bouquet of roses was handed to Mrs j Rosenhain as a greeting on her first arrival in this tow:n. | Thanks are due to3trs, GerMn and Mi*. W. M. Pelham for the use of j . ...
SHIPS IN PORT. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
SHIPS IN PORT. The following- vessels were in port last night: , / Uevoii 'Gity, s.s., Captain W. H. Bud- - den i Geo. Wills and Co. and' Elder, Smith ?nd Co.). , Hexham, s. collier (Howard Smith), discharging coal and coke. Calonne, s. (Elder, Smith and Co.), Loading lead. Ghalistcr s.s. (Dalgety and Go.)i loading ore. Marthara, s.s. (Geo; Wills and Co.), loading wheat. Dailwen, s.s. (Geo. Wills and Co.)," loading wheat. Iiwen, s.s. CCapt. Ellis). War Music, s.s., Capt. Beadie (El-_ der, Smith \and Go.), loading ore. At the Anchorage.- _ Thomas P. Emigh, barquentine, from Puget Sound with timber.
COMMONWREALTH GOVERNMENT STEAMERS. 37 VESSELS IN COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
COMMON WRSUTH GOVERNMENT STEALERS. 37 VESSELS I.\ COMMISSION. - ^ A "ileet": list . issued by the Com-. monweaUh Government line of steam ers shows that -37 vessels—including Govei-nment owned vessels, enemy re quisitioned ships and wooden motor ships built-in America—are at present trading under the control of the Gov ernment line. The steamers Austral brook, Australt rag, lAustralford, Aus tralport. Carina, Australrange, Booral, Bulla and Talawa are homeward bound, while the Auslraimount, Aus tralmead, Australplain, Australpool ind Parattah have reached England. Following axe the latest movements of. other vessels of; the fleet: ' * Auslralglen, reached Adelaide 12t!i inst. V:v Speedway, sailing vessel, left Pana ma: January 30 for Melbourne. Araiuen; left Bilboa February 2 ■with cased oil for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Due Brisbane March 9. Brtkiirk, left I lobart i6th insl. for Sydney and Brisbane. Returns later !o discharge cargo at Sydney and Mel bourne. ^ Baranibali, lef...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
A EiG NIGHT'S ENJOYMENT. CASINO To-Night • To-Night ^ CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG, in her Gr*a',cst Triumph, The Marionettes _ A THRILLING STORY, GORGEOUSLY PRODUCED. 5 MAGNIFICENT ACTS, ; ,'T/; 5. CLARA KBLBALL YOUNG AT IIER BEST. ' • A" ROLLICKING 2000 FT. COMEDY. THE LOST RIBBON, A Beautiful Dramatic Geiu. SKIPPERS and SOKEM^RS, 14'bis V. laugh riot. TO=N!GHT. TO-NIGHT. THE GAUiWONT GAZETTE. • v .. . — " • CASINO—TO-NIGHT, Mnanciers,, and Property Agents. Save H0MS3 FOB SALS $a Good LoaallUes on SMALL DEPOSITS and EASY FOSTSIGHTLY PAYMENTS. RuiWing Aildsetls near footers, si?d jonae body to Company's Beildiiigs. Several townships to Select From. From JSf Deposit We Can Supply the Land BulSci Yeu the House And'Lerici You ..the Moh©$ All Cogax2EU under Seal ProrerSy Act prepared by our Expert Con veyancers. CZi J CONSULTATION AKD ADVICS FHEE. omoti gLm^sin srassT. ' . ~ Xma.s Presents R. FLETT & SON JEWELLERS and OPTICIANS. Are still UNSURPASSED for" QUAL ITY arid 'VALUE at the LOW...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
MEMBERS of the above Organisa tion are requested to MEET at the HOSPITAL TO-DAY (Wednesday, Feb 26 V, after arrival of the Adelaide train (4 p.m.) to FOLLOW the REMAINS of their iale Comrade, E. LAMBERT, to Uw Pirie Cemetery. - " A. W. LACEY, Organiser. R.A.O.B. , • WARATAH LODGE No. 11. A full attendance of BRETHREN is requested TO-NIGHT at the Lodge Room, Florence street, at 8, to WEL COME Bro. OVERLAND on his return from active service. J. STAITE, Secretary. BAND CONCERT on ■ CHILDREN'S PLft Y GROUND. TO-NIGHT, at 8.13 0'Clock. Good Program by the ' EXCELSIOR BAND. Collection in Aid of Playground Fund. ERNEST E. GARRETT, Hon. Secretary. ^COMMONWEALTH RAILWAYS. WANTED, at once, CARPENTER'S for Port Augusta. Wages, 15/ to start. Railway fares advanced and amount deducted from wages in in stalments. Amount of fare will be re funded on completion six. months' ser vice." Pay to commence from time of starting work. GEO. A. HOBLER, Engineer of Way and Works, Port Augusta. LEAGUE OF LOYA...
The Recorder Published Daily. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1919. RAILWAY METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
^ccoi^ct! Published Daily. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1919. RAILWAY METHODS. In common with many other parts of the State, Port. Pirie'suffers, severe ly from the ..slipshod';plans" on which the railway services were established. Almost every district could tell, tales of improperly selected routes, of ex pensive methods, and of unsatisfac tory time-tables. Most foolish and expensive of all the initial mistakes was the adoption of three different .gauges. The present generation is blameless for the original folly, but certainly it cannot be. acquitted of a charge. of perpetuating and adding to the evil. Two consequences of pri mary importance have followed on the three gauge foolishness. There is the cost of transferring goods and pas sengers from one gauge to the other. And there is the perplexity that as sails (he authorities on whom 'is'sad dled the embarrassing responsibility of deciding What gauge and system should be adopted in the construction of new lines. Minor peculiarities a...
PROPERTY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
j " PROPERTY SALE. An important sale of twent"* three building allotments,' most of tSiem having a frontage to Balmoral roacl, will be conducted today by Mr F. H. Warm at his mart, Ellen street. .' The blocks arc a subdivision of sections '161 and 162, Fanpyville. The soil is announc ed as good and the locality healthy. The terms are easy.
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS. RELEASED FROM CAPTIVITY. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS* ' RELEASED PROM CAPTIVITY. Casually list No 459. issued;yester day by the Defence department con tains notifications of . the release from captivity of the following men of the 4thMilitary District —Arrived in England.— W.O. J. F. M. Bannigau;-Hyde Park Pte" A. H. B-'rratt. Angaston Ptc A. II. Barter, Rosewater (w.) T/Gpl. E."T. Budgeu, Lower .Nth Adelaide (w.) L-Gpl. H. S. Calf, Broken Hill (w.) Ptc N. T. P.* Carr, Port Pirie West (W.). : - Pte T. 'J. H. Davids, Lobe thai (w.) Pie A. R. P. Earsman, Scotland (w.) T./Sgt. E. J. Fishburn, Broken Hill Pte E. H. Freeborn, Port Adelaide fw.) '• " ' 3-'te A.;J. Garrard, Enfu Downs (w.) Pte J.-E. Garratt,.Islington (w.>. Pte 0. A. Gransden, Snowlown Gp!. W. G. Itulliday, England Pte H. II. ! tan ton. Kuightsbridge Spr. J. IM. Harrington, Stepney (w.). Pie 1\. J. IJsancy. Yorketowa ' 'Major. .1. J. Hughes, Mt Barker (w.). Sgt. W. H. James, CoromniideL Val ley- * L/Gpl. C. ,G. Jeffs, Paynehain.: (w.).. Pte-F.. A. Jol...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
LATE ADVERTISEMENTS. FUNERAL INTIMATION. The friends of the late Edward Lambert are respectfully informed that his remains will be removed from the Port Pirie Hospital THIS DAY (Wednesday) at 4 p.m., or on arrival of the Adelaide train, for interment in the Port Pirie Cemetery. &nbsp; SYMONDS BROS., Undertakers and Embalmers, Alexander Street and Solomontown.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 26 February 1919
FUNERAL INTIMATION. &nbsp; The friends of Mr Walter Booth &nbsp; are respectfully informed that the &nbsp; remains of his late daughter, Lyla Isabel, will leave his residence, Senate road, Tennyson, THIS DAY (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. after arrival of Adelaide train, for interment in Port Pirie Cemetery. W. H. NOAL, Undertaker. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
A BIG NIGHT'S ENJOYMENT. CASSNO To-Night To-Night • " V*""" .. ~ :.■■■■■- ' CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG, in her Greatest Triumph, The - Marionettes A THRILLING STORY," GORGEOUSLY PRODUCED. G MAGNIFICENT. ACTS, T'::: /; ; i 5- CLARA KIMBALL- YOUNG AT HER BEST. The Pawnbroker's Heart A ROLLICKING 2000 -FT. -COMEDY. THE LOST RIBBON; - A Beautiful Dramatic Gem. SKIPPERS and SCHEMERS, !A big- V. laugh riot. TO-NIGHT. TO-NIGHT. THE-GAUMONT- GAZETTE. CASINO -TO-NIGHT.. LioeDsed L^nd Brokers, Einajiciers^ alid Property Agents. Have HOMES FOR SALS la Good Lofliiitteg 05 SMALL DEPOSITS and EASY FOBTNIOHTLY PAYMENTS. Ai 7110 Alic4ffi€Dls near^ JiEerterSj ssd ssnif handy Es CosjpaBy's Beildsngs. Several townships to Select From Frorri iBf Deposit We ©am Supply the Land Byi?c§ ¥©u the. House And Lend You the Money All DoausKsts ucder; BssJ Propzrly Act prepared bj one Expert Ceo vey&ncers. • . CONSULTATION AKD ADVICE FREE. - OFPiSI; AL£££&8£ftS1THSSY. ' ' " \ ' R. FLETT & JEWELLE...
FATHER NEPTUNE VISITS PIRIE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
FATHER TvHJ'P ^VISITS PIUIK. Accompanied . h?' Jinfcling cymbals and sounding brass; there I could be seen on Tuesday evening-, the figure,, at any rate taken io be, of old Father. Neptune. Proud no doubt, of the part played by British seamen in the; grea t conflict just past, the old man must liave felt constrained' to dp honor to the uniform of Jack Tar, in which lie sallied forth. No warning had been given lo 'thc civic or "(her authorities and consequently his welconVc was not marked, by officialdom, but his re ception was none the less for that. Scores of boys flocked after the venerable old man, partly from curios ity, but for fear they held off at least six feel. The procession labored down Alexander street, and then turned northwards'' jalonff^ i Gertrude street, and "Dads'" with hisjial, aJbo»—, ny strapping *ailor-" of modern iype, seeing- the, illuminations inside the Y.M.C.A., entered therein, and;the old fellow delighted the crowd of fellows there with ragtime and banjo...
DETINUES REACH ADELAIDE. ADELADIE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
DETINUES REACH ADELAIDE. I AHfrLAJDE, Wednesday. . Tliroe trains kiaded with influenza detinues arrived from vMelbourne this morning. The p'a^ssngers;were taken direct t&lt;> Uic .luhiSee oval, where 628 persons will be interned for seven days. Special neeoihniodalion has been provided for tiieir t'omforl. - The train will phii ■ direct (o Sjdn'-j oh; Saturday wi! !> 130 persons. They will have lo Undergo' a 'enn of quar antine for fv:!r d;ty j "a t; :A Ibury No fresh ;i*ascs. iiave been reported in Adelaide. : ; v ■
Wheat Handling GROWERS WANT POOLING SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
Wheat Handling GROWERS WANT POOLING SYSTEW. Australian wdieatgrowers possess a bald ambition, namely, that, as the growers of the wheat crop'; they should handle and market it themselves! Thus a big co-operative schemc :is project ed. The scheme is the outcome of the formation of wheat pools since the outbreak of the war. Wlien Mr. Hughes pooled the Wheat crop of Aus tralia , -v lie unquestionably also oyer-; came the initial and greatest obstacle to any future scheme of co-operation. To-day (iie majority of growers sup port the -principle of pooling-, while criticising the administration... They would like to run the business' them selves. . - Any such consummationwill not be achieved without ci; strenuous fight. There are big and wealthy inte.rests tiiat will not allow the wheat trade -of Australia to slip out of their hands if they can help it.; The first round of the tight is in progress—at least the preliminary sparring has begun. The trade—especially in Victoria—is urg ing. th...
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC INHALATORIUM SLACK. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC INMALATORIUm SLACK. Only 147 persons passed through the -inhalatorium ..-yesterday.- Tiiei^fig ures for the previous few days were as follow: Febi'uary 21, -122; Febru ary 22, 98; February 23 (Sunday), 'lil; February 24, 112; February 25, 114. It is a popular belief that inhala tion gives the same, immunity from attack as inoculation. This is a fall-, acv. Inhalation destroys germs that j may have secreted ihemseives in the nose or llivoat. One lot may be des troyed but that does not prevent oth j ers from getting1 in, so that frequent I and regular attendances are. nec-ess ! ary. - Outward; passengers-by. rail or > boat can always make arrangements ! with the caretaker, Mr. O. W. Tills. ! for treatment at any suitable hour. The i week day hours are 8 r,.rn. to 5 p"m., l and on Sundays i) a.m. to r> p.m. :