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THE WAGES OF SIN. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
THE WAGES OF SJN. A . powerful combination of Metro kj titan artists has been gathered in the company, that Mr.i Herbert Rowe is bringing to Port Pirie this week for the purpose of presenting the London success, .'"The Wages of Sin." It will " be produced on Saturday- night at the Town Hall. Such a company woukLnot have been available, had it not been for the closing of the theatre iii* Ade laide. The leading lady is Nellie Per-, guson, who is recognised throughout Australia as a Udenled and successful emotional actress. Mr. Rowe is a robust actor, and- is exceedingly ver satile, Mr. Tom Carman, as a come-" dian and character actor, is widely known and appreciated. Mr.. Fred Patey is said to be one of the most- finished exponents ■ of heavy parts, and Mr. Pat 'Scully is a fine character man. The other male members are carefully chosen, clever actors each •■'admirably, fitted to his part. The ladies are Miss Muriel Mathews,- pretty, juvenile and bright; Miss Mona^De.val, a born come ...
OPEN-MR CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
0PEK-AIR CONCERT, The concert given lost ilighl by. jttwe Excelsior Band in the Children's Piaygrouud ■was w>U - attended, and the program was highly appreciated. In favorable weather such as prevailed iast night the weekly open-air en tertainments should become more and more popular. Coupled with the idea: of giving pleasure to the people, the promoter's have a secondary:objec tive in raising money to spend on improviug the grounds. They wan', in make the grounds attractive for adults as well as children. One of the most..enjoyable of the items cm the program submitted was the cor-, net polka, "Besses o' the. Barn" played by the bandmaster, Mr. Goidie 'Holmes. It is a difficult selection, and the performance was marked by the' hearty approval of the gathering. The following was the program: March, 15B. and GF. ; overture, Bohemia!'. 'Girl:' cornet polka, Besses o' the Barn, .Mr Goldie Holmes; march, When you're a long way'from..Home,. Inter mezzo, The Kilties' -JCourtship; selec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
DRAUGHTS START COLDS. Nazetha slops (hem. ..Keep Nazelha •>.t home—at the olllce. Use it at the finest sign of couglits. cold, or throat tickle, and it will often prevent seri ous illness. Nazctha is the most ef fective -anti pleasing -cure. for . head ••olds, catarrh, bronchitis and all Miroat and .chest- troubles. Nazelha is m ovo-naaal antiseptic: therefore a. most effective precautionary measure rgalnst the microbes of Influenza, Diphtheria. Meningitis, etc. Goode Bros, sell Nazetha at 1/6. . . 6 aKSTnALIfiN NATIVES' ASSOCIA TION!. MIXED BRANCH. PORT PIRIE LODGE, No. 30, Mpels every MONDAY NIGHT after Smelter Pay at 7-30 p.m., at the AAV.A. Hall. President: S. .T. Davis. J. S. HOCKING, Secretary. Box 69. STANDARD FIRE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE C0fBS» AH V. Bvfry Description of Insurance Busi ness Transacted at Lowest Current Rates. LOCAL AGENT FOR PORT PIRIE: G. KEMP, c/o Treleaven and Brown. Syd. Scorgie GENERAL CARRIER, My Speciality: QUICK DELIVERY. All Trains met. Furniture ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
Received no damage from the heavy rains, but you may still get some big bargains during the remainder of our——— ttg Bargain Sale Crex Squares and Crex Mats are; still being- offered at Bargain "Prices. Door. Slips in great —profusion at ?ale Prices. A good line of Cotton and Wool Ma-! terinl in a dark grey, suitable for Boys' Suits or Ladies' Skirts; Must-.i>c sold, 1/ii yard. It will pay you to get a dozen before, it all goes. In the SHOWROOM we still havfc a number of Costumes that. are.being-] sacrificed for remainder- of Sale Smart and effective styles, good ina- ; teriai anil Low Prices. ' :: Ladies' Bloomers, a good line.' Clearing. Price, 2/1 i. Ladies' Underskirts. Must go, 3/i~i each. ' White and Colored Blouses at 2/li each. These are".a marvel of cheap ness, and slrould have a ready sale. Crepe Kimonas, very smart and easily first in price, 6/11 each Dainty Orjrandie and Georgette Col lars. Just the right finish to a nice trock. They are sweetly pretty, and our Bargain...
INDUSTRIAL UNREST Premier's Frank Statement MINERS AND DEMOBILISATION. (Reuter's Service.) LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
|- INDUSTRIAL UNREST 1 Premier's Frank Statement b : RSIMERS AND DEMOBILISATION. (Renter's Service.) LONDON, Tuesdav I n tlio House of' Commons the-pre mier, Mr. Lloyd George, in introduc ing a Bill setting up a commission, to inquire into the conditions of the coal iiiflustry, aslced'the House tO fifisS^thQ mea'suri^v-to-da^^l>'iuskus"ev;ttteJ^^lter." was m gcnL The Premier emphasised that an en quiry was absolutely necessary before the miners' demands could be grant ed. and as regards dertiobilisation the miners had been given priority oter all other industries. - Over i OO.GOO miners had already been demobilised. The grant of six hours instead }of eight hours a day would mean a re duction of one-third in the effective hours of labor. \ ."•'Cries of "yes." • .5 ^ The Premier: "That's another argu ment- for a court of enquiry. (Cheers;). The Premier added that the Govern ment was .advised that granting; the demands might result in throwing ^scores of thousands, perhaps hundreds ...
Sporting RACING FIXTURES. February. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
Sporting ■RACING FIXTURES. —February.— 27.-^-PoT'T LufcbTii Racing Club. ■ —:lvlarcli.— Spowiovrfi Racing Club. t—Balaklava Racing Club.; ^ 5;—Mount Gambier Racing Club. 8*.—Spaifjiiig Racing Club, ; V '•: 12.—};.orl .Br,?} ugh ton .Racing Giub. IS.—Muraj. Bay JoQkey Cluih 42, i$ —SferacQbrtes Racing; filub. JS.^Pbrt Adelaide Racing Club. v\ A real; midget of a jockey; rode at ; Tapley's Hill :on Saturday. This was B. Matson, a youngster who still goes to school, and who weighs but- ast. 61b. : ToT'Riate up his weight- it \yas , necessary to fill a rubber bag with lead and strap it across the pommeL His mount, Rotan, was really ouly started to give the boy some : experi-: enee of race" riding, for an application is.to be made for a licence. He go '.■fRofcuf ixifd'' .■'second ... place and th youngster displays great promise. In addition to Marie Siudiiolme, t V'eale lias taken in. .hand at Victoria Park a two-year-old by Persian Knight. ■-.-■ G. Hakendorf . acted as starter, at Tapl...
AN UNSUSTAINED CHARGE. INFORMANT "SILLY WITH DRINK." ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
m UNSUStAINED CHARGE. INFORMANT "SILLY WITH DRINK." ADELAIDE, Wednesday. > A peculiar attitude was adopted by John Henry Tester, at the Adelaide \ Police- Court to-day, in a case In which ( lie had laid an information against1 John MeDermott. The latter was charged -with having on February 2 J stolen £12,- the property of Tester. Tester, in the witness box, exhibited a reluctance to state the facts of the case. ■ -- Sub-Inspector Beare: Did you tell the constable you were a member, of . -the A.v^'.U., and if you.:gave evidence there would be trouble? Witness: I" told a policeman I was a member of the A.W.TJ: but I am riot prepared to givo evidence. / The S.il.: Did you sign an informa-' tion aUeging' that. JtfeDerniott had stolen £*2 from you? Witness: I did not signany informa tion,- r:'.."V->; Sub-Inspector Beare produced a do cument. and showing- it • to; Lester, asked hirer If the handwriting on the information was his; ; Witness: It is -like: mine: " Sub-Inspector Beare: ...
BROKEN HILL L.V.R.C. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
BFSOKf N HILL L.V.R Weights for the Autumn meeting:, to be run on Saturday, are: MJAIDEN PLATE, W.F.A. Five furlongs. Bill Cumpie .... .. .. 811 Pistol Gwen - . ...... 811 Sir Maelgwyn". - 8 11 Sneakit . . ... .. .. 8 11 .: Maelgwyn Boy .. .. 8 11 Ritorello . 8 11 Prince Torah. ...... .. 811 Minco -. . . . . .... 811 Kimbo ...... . . S .11 Bifocal .... .... - • - • 8 5 . LICENSED VICTUALLERS' IIAN - DICAP. Nine furlongs. Nostrum .... ...... 9 7 ■> Playfellow . . .. .... 9 5 Coonong- :'v ....... . . 'J 0 Gratiosa ........ .. ,8 3 Pombera .. .. ......' 8 2 Sirinieforrn . . . . . . . . 7 10 . First Step .......... 7 G On Parade .. .. .. .. .. 7 2 Yantara .. .. .. .. .. .. 7 0 first division Handicap. Six furlongs. Yarrien .......... 9 3 Naryilco .. .. . . . . .. '.S 11 Maelham . . .. 8 10 Gratiosa . . ........ 8 !> Tasno .... .. .... . 7 12 Mamoch .......... 7 8 Real Tiling . . .. . . .. 7 3 Chalbinga ......... .. 7 3 Papinyaform ........ 7 2 Fisc ..; . . .. 7 2 - Karpakora; . . ...
German Mine at Sea OFF CAPE EVERARD. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
German Mine at Sea OFF CflPE-lEVERflflD. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Captain G. Maine, of the Australian Steamship Company's collier Aeon, re ported to-day that at -x.53 p.m. on Sunday when his ship was almost due south of Cane Everard the chief offi cer, Mr. Arf hurson, sighted a dark ob ject at a distance, of about 50ft._ on the port side of tlie vessel. The ship was then in latitude ;37.52 south, longi tude 149.23. east, on a voyage from Newcastle to Adelaide. The object proved to be a mine. The vessel's bow swung- to starboard and manoeuvred to within 200 yards of the mine. The officers fired about 20 shots at the mine, .twelve of which were noticed to take effect. At 5.32 p.m. the mine was seen to sink, and three minutes later a terrific explosion took place where the mine had sunk in 63 fathoms of water.. . The mine was a typical German one with.. four horns and covered with marine growth. It was awash when sighted, but-the wash of boat brought it to the surface, and it. was floating...
RECEPTION AT WARNERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
RECEPTION AT -.WARNERTOWN. A hearty welcome was given yes-1 tc-rday afternoon at Warner town to Corporal Penn, late of the ,35th Battal ion, on !iis, return from active service. The .Warner-town school children were drawn up on the station plat form, and under the direction of the headteacher they sang a number of patriotic songs. Mr. D. L. McEwen, chairman of the District Council, on behalf of j the residents of the district, extended a hearty welcome to Cpl. Penn, and Mr: E. J. Wills, who was a passen ger by the frain, joined in the wel come on behalf of the 'Dads' Associa tion. He was' supported by Guard 'Harrison. Hearty"" cheers were given.
GUNNER HOLLAND'S RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
GUNNER HOLLAND'S RETURN. Gunner Dan Holland is returning to j South Australia by the City of Exeter.. He is a son of Mr.Tom Holland, pro-j p-ieior of.. the Erelia Hotel; Gunner Holland ia a roomber of a fighting fam- I ily. His father is a returned soldier, having been attached to the 32nd Battalion in 3 910-17. He was on ac tive service in France, where he had the good fortune to meet his son Dan. Pte. Jack Holland, Dan's brother, is still wearing- khaki; whilst Emmelt and John O.'Leary. two recently deceased soldiers. were step-brothers. Mrs E. "Roebuck and Mrs E. J. McBvide ore step-sisters of Gunner Dan Holland.
AVERTED RIVER TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
AVERTED Ri¥lER TRAGEDY. j Mr and Mrs Brin? and Mr Iagerson, of Solomontown, whose- narrow escape from drowning' m the- river -was re ported yesterday ^ in "The Recorder^ have recovered from the effects of the shoeJv. They realise that they had a. 'narrow escape from death by drown ing. It was the prompt action of the .people on the beach who heard their cries that aver led a tragedy," The three lads;- Gayenett, Mackey and Pav iicli were well to th^.fcrc in the res cuo work. They took onVbotfrd their boat Mr Ingerson a!nd- Mrs Brine: and rowed " them safely ashore. When Zvlacfey laid hold of Mr. Ingerson he was. about to sink for the" third time. Ham-taken b;otlixof them to a place' -&lt;f safety the boys Returned for Mr Dilns and brought him "safely ashore; T.ie fistr-boitomed boat used -by the j party had just been built by a yoimj i railway employe who previously de | signed and constructed other boats on a §ip3il£tr mQd,el.
ANOTHER D.C.M. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
.ANOTHER D.C.M. Mrs J. Cavenett, of Port 'Adelaide, formerly of Queen street, Solomon town, has received word that her son, Pte. W. G. Cavenett, has'been award ed the-Distinguished Conduct Medal for gallantry on the field of action. Pte. Cavenett enlisted in New Zealand, and-notice was sent to his'mother by the Dominion Minister of Defence. Pte Cavenett was born in Port- Pirie and lived here till he was ov£r 21 years of age. He is a brother ; of Mr John Cavenett, Port Pirie West, and; has other relatives in- the. town.
WANDFARAH SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
WANDF.IRAH • - .SPORTS. •The/-following- handicaps/ for Wan de;irs!i 'sports, to be held on March 12, have been issued: . Sheffield. 220 440 L. Ilalsey . . b 10 Jo iv. J. Phelan ' . . 6 G. Braelvenridge 8 14 H. ...L. Yeatman . 8 12 N. R. Ferme JO W . L. Rodgcrs . 11 IT ,1- •. I). If. Stringer;. 12 17 C. K. MeDonald 12 M. A. Ferme . . 12 17 17 " S. J. Clifton 12 17 . ■ T. P. Hackett . . 11 17 J. M. Stokes . . 13' 1«) is G. R. Estic . ; 14 , , .1. R. McDonald . 14 .• .• R. A. Sandcry . 14 . is* E. L. Jacobs - m 19 2i; J. W. Cottle 15 ■K Davidson , . Jo 22 00 j\... F. Gale . . 15 T[. \V. Jacobs .. J 5 20 30 F. Roe . . . ir, 20 30 H. Saint 15 . . : J. O'Brien . . 15 23 C. F: . Field . . . J 5 - 20 30 j. H. Harris &lt;. . 15 s. F. .Cartaer* - 1'*. . V - JO 0. W. H OMo . 10 -.r / 1 '•> E T,. Noble . . 13 9.1 ■3 V :r. Whitehead . ■ J fi. 20 30 H. .'P.' . . 'IT: • - • - V] -'n. • Cnriroibell - •• '22 34 W. A. Forme . . 30 A; -I. Ma!ono . • • • - 25 ,T C-'Shaughnessy . . • • : ^(V...
LISTS POSTED. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
LISTS POSTED. The Defence authorities ujotify that at every wharf ..■ or .railway, station ''^vhere troops are disembarked'or de s-trained,' a list of all ranlis y/lil be po'st , ed iup in: a conspicuous place. A non | ■''"'iiirnisr.ior.cil ofiiccr will stand under | lhc list for the purnose of answering i enquiries, and he will be supplied wifh a pennant on a pole with, the .'-word "en'auiry" 'n white letters ;on "a. ml -j>n'rtlci?rV»*jtiU, so- as to be easily distin guishable. ■
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
PIANO AND ORGAN TUNER AND REPAIRER. ' v KEJTT? ?T.. PORT PIRIK WEST (Fir«l Strap! Sfiyth past Won&la Storn. off Rp.rtorv Rna&lt;n. &lt; Pianos Tnned Yearly, Half-yearly. Quarterly at Special Rates. ^Instru ments Re-feitcd and Renovate** /Through on t. SaiisfaoSou Ouarssiee^ Charges Modarstg. •PKONB 178. V, Or send Postmd %o Bsx. 105,
Technical Education PIRIE'S ASPIRATIONS. NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
Technical Eddcallon PIRIE'S ASPIRATIONS. NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT. - Technical education has been . des cribed as special instruction to train persons in the arts and science thit underlie the practice of some trade or profession.,. In its widest sense techni cal education embraces ail kinds of instruction that have~'dircct reference to. the career a person is following or preparing to follow. Of primary im portance, perhaps, to Port Pirie are the 'classes formed for the special benefit ^f ironworkers; Then there are the classes to teach the use of hand tools, such as carpentry, joinery; and their many ramifications. Instruc tion is- imparted in artistic "vvork, and in agriculture. Technical education nowadays includes a commercial course. :■■■ ' . i - It is less than tw entv vears since" technical education was introduced in ; Port Pirie. Its progress in that time j lias been slow but certain. There is - stilt a. long and intricate road to tra verse before the co-operation ,of the peop...
IN THE PUBLIC EYE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
IN THE PUBLIC EYE. Dr. Gilrutli, Administrator of the Northern Territory, left. Darwin last Thursday for Melbourne. Rumor does not hesitate~to say that he will not re turn to the Territory. Relations be tween him and the residents are not cordial. In the first station reading at the Methodist Conference in (Adelaide last .week 'tlie Rev. Edgar Miller, of the Methodist Central Mission, is set down for Glanville, in the Semaphore cir cuit. - Our Adelaide correspondent wired last night: The term of service of the Under Treasurer,: Mr Thomas Gill, C.M.G., I.S.O,, has bc_en extended for another year from July 1. Mr Gill attained his .seventieth year last Sun day, and has been Under Treasurer for 'nearly'a quarter of a century. ;
Weather Notes FOR WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 February 1919
I Weather Notes I ~ ~ [ —__ FOR WEEK EXDIXG FEBRUARY 25. The monsoonal disturbance- -which brought such ■widespread ana heavy rafns to this State during the latter part o£ last week was noted, at the ; beginning- of the period; under review, \ centrally situated over Victoria, where | it had developed into - an energetic i cyclonic: -"low;"-.--~ Further general ram j fell over south-east Australia," but in •this State, except- for some moderate to heavy amounts in the lower south east, the showers, which: were mainly con fined to the central and southern districts, were only light-. .By Wednes day the '-'low" had shifted to Tasman ia, and under. the influence of an- in coming "high" fine and cool: weather prevailed in South Australia. This latter system soon spread over - the southern parts of the continent.. and as thejjgatre.; shifted to the east - tem J p^wres again rose in this State. Ex for a slight "low" in the Bight j on Saturday, which, however, soon j filled up, high pressu...