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"Air Attacks Useless Against Battleships" WASHINGTON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
"Air Attacks Useless Against Battleships" WASHINGTON, February 26. Admiral Pratt, reporting on the re- cent fleet manoeuvres off Panama, said that the consensus of opinion by officers was that air attacks were of "less value as a means of defence against approaching fleets" than expected. Vice-Admiral Reeves asserted that the air force alone "cannot stop the ad vance of battleships, and prevent them carrvin? out landing operations." The chairman of the Naval Com mittee said:—"lt is interesting to note that even aviation enthusiasts of the navy now admit the superiority of battleships."
LABOR CONFERENCE AGENDA Resignations, Expulsions, and Explanations STATE AND FEDERAL PROBLEMS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
LABOR CONFERENCE AGENDA Resignations, Expulsions, and Explanations STATE AND FEDERAL PROBLEMS About 150 items have been sub- mitted by the organisations affi- liated with the Labor Party for consideration at the special State Conference, to be opened on March 16. These cover a wide range of sub jects, internal. State, Federal, and in ternational in their scope, and there are many duplications which probably an agenda committee to be appointed at the opening session will rearrange for submission to the gathering. It is expected that more than 200 delegates will attend, representing unions and committees from all parts of the State, and by several of these motions have been submitted which call for either explanations, resignations, or even the expulsion of various members of the party who have been prominently connected with ttfe movement for many years. Comprehensive Motion The conference was called months ago by the council of the party in accordance with a decision that, failing t...
WEST INDIES, 299 FOR TWO WICKETS Fine Opening in Last Test in Sydney HEADLEY AND MARTIN MAKE CENTURIES Sydney, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
WEST INDIES, 299 FOR TWO WICKETS Fine Opening in Last Test in Sydney HEADLEY AND MARTIN MAKE CENTURIES Sydney, February 27. The West Indies batsmen took full advantage of the conditions in which they began the fifth Test on the Sydney Cricket Ground to-day. They batted first on a good wicket, and at stumps had made 299 for the loss of two wickets. Of the Australian eleven, Woodfull, Fonsford, Bigg, Ironmonger, and Grim matt had arrived by train half an hour before the match began. Although there was no apparent lassitude in the field of any the Victorians, it was, per haps, as well that tbey did not bat. The West Indies team was keen to take every advantage offered them. The first assistance was the absence, in a strong wind, of a fast bowler. Fairfax was the only opener possible and he was innocuous. He lacked length and direction in his first over, -which included a full toss. Oxenham Ineffective Oxenham bowled into the wind, and was just as ineffective. His second ball was a wide...
TO-DAY'S SPORTING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TO-DAY'S SPORTING EVENTS Victoria Park —Tattersalls Club. Cricket Adelaide Oval—South Australia v Tas- mania. mania. Hlndmarsh Oval—West Torrens v Colts. Kensington Oval —East Torrens v Kensing ton University Oval—Prospect v University. Unley Oval—Adelaide v Sturt. i Glenelg Oval—Port Adellade v Glenelg. Xciuiis Association Courts.—A Grade—Parfcslde v Ens* Torrens; React Park v Kensington Gardens Bowls Division I.—Adelaide Oval v Hlndmarsh, Toorak v Alberton. Unley Pars v WalUer villc. South Park v St. Peters, Parfcslde v Sturt, Prospect v Semaphore, Glenelg v Hawthorn. Lockleys v Adelaide. Yachting Pert Adelaide—State Dinghy champion ship. Grange—"Scandal" Handicap. Gienels—Mayor's trophy. Largs Bay-^-CaCet class dinghies. Athletics p:ympton club. Cycling Wasleys club. Boning Port Adelaide—Women's championship. Rifle Shooting Port Adelaide—Country teams* match. Port Adelaide—MlLltla forces competition- Adelaide Club—Visit to Torrens VfUley. Cyclists' Club—Visit to Mount Barker. Ree...
KYNETON RACES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
KYNETON RACES Melbourne. February 17. Races were held to-day at Kynetos. DetaUs:— """"'?" RACE Two miles OUNFIEE, aged, 11 st. 2 Ib. (S. Bone) I Nar Bon, 6 yre, 9 et. 9 Ib. (J. Wenn) 2 Only starters. . Betilng ("Argus" prices)—s to 4 on Nar Ban. evens Gunfire. Won by four lengths. Time. 457 2-5. HANDICAP MAIDEN PLATE Five furlongs DEBENTURE. 3 yrs., 8 St. o Ib. (P. Han non) 1 Beserve Fond. 3 yrs., 8 et. 2 Ib. (H. Bast lan) 2 Parissi. 6 ST6^ 8 fit. 9 Ib. (T. Lewis) .. 3 Other starters—Fairy Court. Atta Lad. Betting ("Argus" prices)— 2 to 1 on De benture. 6 to 1 agst. Parissi and Fairy Court, 10 to 1 Atta Lad and Beserve Fund. Won by four lengths; baa: a head. Time, 1.2 2-5. HOSPITAL HANDICAP Nine furlongs MEMANDEB, aged. 7 st. 3 Ib. (N. Perd- TOl) 1 Seventh Heaven, aged. 7 et. 4 Ib. (H. Skldmore) 2 Donalbaln. 5 yrs.. 8 st. 3 Ib. (T. Lewis) 3 Other starters—Hazel-wood. Wee Jean. Betting ("Argue" prices)— 7 to 4 agst. Menander. 5 to 2 Donalbaln. 7 to 2 Bezel wood, 4 to 1 Wee Jean, S to...
ROSEHILL ACCEPTANCES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
ROSEHILL ACCEPTANCES 12.40 &lt;Adelaide time).—MAIDEN HURBLB About two miles Webfoot. 10 St. 3 lb.; Chrysocolla, 10.2 ShUUngwortb. 920; Kfilene. 9.7: Attente. 9.7; TJnama 9-2: Leotrim. 9.2; Perfect son 9J)- Lighten, 9.0; Kima, 8.0; Scottish March 9.0. LIO—DDNDAS HANDICAP Seven furlongs Chide (N.Z.). 9 st. 5 lb.; PavWon. 3.13; Panola. B.U; Aussie. 8.7; TregUla. 85; Ring Boy. 8.5: Lord Borneo, 8.1; Trollus 3.0: Crols dv Sud 8.0; Nagrada. 7.13; Ticino 7.13: Rhonlte. 7.11; Roley. 7.8; Dennis Boy. 7.8; Sir Dunlnald. 7.7; CarneUa, 7.7: Stoker. 7.0; Head On. 6.11. I.4O—NORSERY HANDICAP Six furlongs (First Division) Bassanton. 8 st. 6 lb.; King's Monstrel. B.S; Phlare. 743; Celebrate. 79; Pretzel. 7.7; Chartreuse. 7.7; PacWlus. 7.7- Intui tion. 1£: Whlttlngham. 7.4; Cuttiona. 7.4; Alleviate. 7.4: Air Streamer. 7.0; Lady Cor mlta. 6.12: Air Favorite. 6.12; Caranza, 8.12. 2.IO—NURSERY HANDICAP Six furlongs (Second Division) Irish Eyes. 8 st. 10 lb.: Sunny Sky. 8.0: Bonnie Valeric: 7.1...
ATHLETICS NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Wellington, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
ATHLETICS NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Wellington, February 27. The athletic championships meeting, in which the American athletes are com- peting, was opened at Dunedin to-day. Results:- Results:— One Mi:e—Bayne. McDonald. Lioveww.lt Time 4 mm. 30 sec. The American, Klser. made a big effort, hut the New Zealanders overhauled him in the flna! nazes without difficulty. Riser was fourth. Discus Throwing—RKhert (America!. I 142 ft. 5 1 2 In.; Munro. 134 ft. Sli In.; French 113 ft. 5 to. Hothert's throw Is a record. Simpson, the American, will compete in the sprints to-morrow.
BROKEN HILL L.V. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
BROKEN HILL L.V. I.So—Handicap Eurilles. two nm?? — Nettlego. 10 st. 2 lb.; AioneJg, 9.6; Chaos son, 9.5; Se3lal. 9.0. 250—Novice flandlcap. five furlongs.— Southern Mick. 9 St.; Moonakora. 8.13; Bor der Queen. 8.8; Beizore, 8.6; Preston Day. 2.10; Ivan dOr, 73; Lady Wishing Cap. 7.7. 2.ss—Licensed Victuallers' Handicap, one mile—ParUta 9 st. 3 lb.'. Mcrna Frencn. 7.11; Fellcltas. 7.7. 325—Handicap Trial Stafces, six runonqs —Alonelg. 9 st. 3 ib.; Cbausson. 8.10: Dian thus. S.O; R.lcnmond's Colors, 8.0; Warrpa dlne. 7.10; Border Queen, 7.9; Mooiara Queen 7.7; Star ot Lucfe. 7.7. 35S—Shorts Handicap, five furlongs— Timothy, 9 St.: Arlite, 8.7; Krlshnamurte. 85; BO7?1 QuaUty, 7.7. 425—Welter Handicap, seven furlongs— Timothy, 9 st. 6 lb.: Mema French. 9.0; Arllte, 8.11; Felicltas. 8.10; Richmond* Colors. 8J; Warrendlne. 8.0.
MILLICENT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
MILLICENT L45—HANDICAP HUBDLE RACE About two mite and a furlong st. Ib. st. 1b. Eastwell .. ..10 6 Fighting Mac . 9 0 Was Magic .. 8 10 2.20—NOVICE STAKES Five furlongs. Weight for age Ludlona .. .. 8 11 Swift Bone .. 8 li Conquest . .. 8 11 Lost Love ... 8 4 Spaslka .. .. 8 11 Caxawood . .. S 4 Sellste S 11 White Dennis 8 4 My Amy .. .. 8 11 Audax 8 4 2JSS— MnxiCENT CUP About one mile and three furlongs Trireme .. ..8 9 Blela 7 8 Buffovd .. ..8 5 Strathajbyn ..7 3 Bay Boad ... 7 11) Stonefleld ..10 3.40—MAYCERA STEEPLECHASE Atx>ut two miles and a furlong Scap&to .. .. 9 12 Sand; Scot ..9 2 Plain Glass ..9 9 Nancy Foy ..9 0 Merrl lilac .. ? 3Swift Locfc ..9 0 Slrclusloo ... 9 3 420—W.TING HANDICAP About six furlongs Mldstone .... 9 0 Affixlt 7 11 Adder Lea ..8 2 Rlzzibarta .. T 9 Indian Nell .. 8 0 Queen Amanus 7 0 4J5—MOUNT MUffiHEAD WELTER About one mile Bay Boad ... 8 13 Connierry ..7 7 Stratoalbyn ..8 7 Mlis Magic ..7 7 Bblne Gold ..8 0 Dutch Doll ,.7 7 Swift Prince S...
TATTERSALLS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TATTERSALLS Probable Bidets Trial StaK.es.—? we siroKe, S. Bate: GraUolln. A- Cutting; Last Gun, K. Mc- Neil; Investigator. F. C. Oatey; Lady Murleston. A. Leighion: Ugnt Streat, U. Smith; White Flag. 0. CarUn; Dolls Dimple, M. MerreCt; Merry Juggler. W. C. Turner; Black Flag, F. Weob; Ethoroway, A. Sweet, Kar Hume, K. SouUs; fionaestor. Snowden; Santa Malta. D Guilder; Mas Pistol, Pinnlngton; Seraphic J. Bynoe. Hurdle Bace.-Burna.iaes. H. Brace girdie; St. Tetii, S. Stuart; Pass By, T. Ryan; Longworthy. E. McFarlane; Ooral law, R. Gordon; Ramomy. W. G. Smith; Topsail. B. Fuller; Gunstanl, L. McGalian; Dross. R. Eddy; Huja, L. Shepard. Juvenile Handicap.—Vermonlous. B. Medhuret; Lady Preston. P. Wright: Lady Primrose, T. Spain; Hlgn voltage. EC Bird; Silver Moss. J. Carlln; Folo. C. Boom; Malt Prince, L- Johnson; Winsome Gold. F Slattery; Princess Bier, A. Adams; Goldsome. C. OaKey: Preston King. E. Wrlsnt; Boyal Sterdan. M. Merrett: Lady Dorlece, W. Barry; Libretto, A. F. GUijert; ...
ECHO OF EDWARDS CASE CHARGES AGAINST MUNDY Allegation of Perjury [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
ECHO OF EDWARDS CASE CHARGES AGAINST MUNDY Allegation of Perjury John Gault Mundy, a youth, who was a prominent witness in the trial of A. A. Edwards, appeared in the Adelaide Children's Court, before Mr. W. Hall, SJM., yesterday. He was charged on an information laid by Victor Peters, fearman, of Ade laide, on January 28 that lie committed perjury in the Adelaide Police Court during the proceedings against Edwards on December 19, 30, and 23. The Informant was represented by Mr. G. Ziesing, and Mr. E. MUlhouse appeared for Mundy. Mr. Ziesing sought an adjournment. He said that title time for the lodging of an appeal In the Edwards case had been extended, and certain documents which would be required in the action against Mundy were in tbe possession of the Supreme Court, and could, not be obtained until It was known whether the appeal would be heard. Mr. Ziesing said he was not ready to proceed. Mr. MUlhouse opposed any further adjournment. The case, he said, had been adjourned from...
BLAZING CAR MYSTERY Should Rouse Have Been Acquitted? LONDON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
BLAZING CAR MYSTERY Should Rouse Have Been Acquitted? LONDON, February 26. The "Law Journal." commenting on the dismissal of the appeal by Alfred Rouse, who was sentenced to death last month for the murder of an unknown man. whose body was found in a blaz ing motor car. near London, states:— "We do not feel any confidence in Rouse's innocence; but we have far less confidence that his Built was satisfac torily proved. We think that, on the evidence alone, divested of suspicion and prejudice, there is such an obvious doubt tfat he should have been ac quitted.1"
PRESIDENT HOOVER VETOES BILL But Congress Sends It on to Senate WASHINGTON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
PRESIDENT HOOVER VETOES BILL But Congress Sends It on to Senate WASHINGTON, February 26. President Hoover to-day vetoed the Veterans' Loan Bill, cabled February 19, and returned the Bill to Congress with a spirited message to which he pro- nounced it "unwise from the standpoint of the war veterans themselves, and unwise from the standpoint of the people." The House Immediately over-rode Mr, Hoover's veto, and passed the Bonus Bill by 328 votes to 79. When the Speaker (Mr. Loiigworth) announced that the Bill was carried, "the President's disapproval to the contrary notwithstanding."' he was greeted with wild cheering. The Bill was promntly rushed to the Senate for consideration to-morrow.