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UNCLE SAM'S LOANS Germany the Biggest Borrower WASHINGTON, January 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
WiMvSA^s-:to^; 4 JGermahy the; Biggest ' v ^. ^l. v Borrower ? :; ? ?/ : '!?'*.: ,-_-,, ??-.-..;??..?..?. i?M WASHINGTON. January 8. ? The United States Department of Com merce announces . that' foreign securities floated in the United States in 1928 totalled. £28530,000. Germany, with ?£40,000,000;' was the greatest borrower, and Canada was second. . 'American investments abroad total ap proximately £2,800,000,000, excluding- war debts. -V ' , .-
SUCCESSFUL RIDING IS NOT EVERYTHING Jockeys Must Possess a Good Name, Says Mr. S. W. Ferry [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
SUCCESSFUL RIDING IS NOT EVERYTHING jockeys Most Possess a Good Name. Says Mr. S.W. firry Rv THunore ' if jockeys in this Stale oc i not ma™ » name' for themselves, it will be their 'fWand no- that of Mr. S.W. Ferry. . .tmMidiarv steward, who is also in ?tractor of the scnooi ior appieui.vw. STbe school was inaugurated about two Tears ago, and since then there has been innreciable evidence of the more* orthodox handling o£ horses in races in which tho potential jockeys have figured. ?'?Mr Ferry is pleased with the progress shown by hjs students, and on Tuesday, after the fourth term had been opened at . Morphettville on Monday evening, he said that in the address to the lads that .night he had gone over much old ground, but waa emphasiiing all his point* i in the attempt to improve their riding ?: ability, and he was pleased to see that ?there was such a bi« B»therin8 of aPPren Tices at' the opening lecture of the new term. - Mr. Ferry said the apprentices were a mod type, and their...
RECORD MONTH FOR JOYRIDERS 103 CARS STOLEN SINCE DECEMBER 7 Prosecutor Asks for Maximum Penalty [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
RECORD MONTH FOR JOYRIDERS *? 1YI9 fADC' CTftI UW ?? CUJPC TtimTIIDED 7 - lUj VnlxJ ulULUl. ulNlX vaXltMDJjK ' I ,' ' '' '~' '- .'— - — ♦ ?'.._' ' ' . ' ' ? Prosecutor Asks for Maximum Penalty '' 'Since December ^103' ears have bun reported as having been .stolen. The' Police Prosecutor (Mr. L. Bond) pleaded yesterday for heavier penal . -ties to be Inflicted upon Joyriders. . 'I most draw Your Honor's attention to the' fact that- thw class of offence i» Jar too common,' said Mr. Bond in the Adelaide Police Court, No. 2, yesterday, when he appeared in a cage of car-stealinit that- was being' heard- before Mr. H. M. 'Muirhead, S.il. (He then gave the Magis trate the figures mentioned. Mr. Muirhead— Yes, but isn't that a record month? ?'.'- ? . Mr. ,G.:I. Zeising (for the accused)— I Ihinkit ij...V ?' . -...' , Mr. Bond— I do not know for sure whe ther it is or. not. - I should think' it .would be. I took the figures for the month. CARS TAKEN. EASILY ; Continuing, Mr. Bond said that, ...
AUSTRALIAN WINES IN LONDON "A Demoralized Market," says Mr. R. C. H. Walker FREMANTLE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
AUSTRALIAN WINES IN LONDON 'A Demoralized Market,' says Mr. R. C. H. Walker VBTSXf ANTLT!. Tneadrr. ' ''With our wines selling at less than the cost of production, any_ substantial increase of price would immediately reduce the consumption,'' said Mr. R. C, H. Fremantle to-day in the Oraovn,' alter having enquired into the 'marketing of Austarlam wines in England.' On his arrival in London. Mr.1 Walker found tbe market demoralized, so far as' prices were concerned. Many of tha importers of Australian sweet wines ap peared to he pessimistic regarding the future, and the majority of merchants con sidered that the trade would settle down to - an annual- consumption' of a-bout 1,350,000 gallons of sweet wines, and a Dormal quantity of 630,000 gallons of dry srine. - . . There appeared to be little hope of in leasing the trade in dry. vines, said Mr. IValker, but a substantial development in lhe consumption of our sweet wines could )C brought about if the British Govern nent conceded an ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
: ? 7 . i t \ ? -' V- r - SNEYDS SUMMER SALE Bargain . News' ?? GIRLS' COLLEGE BATS, in assorted labourite dupes. Mtde o! Tuscan l'cdil Straw, bound at edgr, and trimmed with Navy corded ribbon. Uraally 8/11, 9/6, - ? K/R' SXEYDS SALE l'KICE .... «/'.-, BUNDLE TAPE 1 dozen assorted vridthi in each . bundle. . Usually Ojd. Bundle. ? AS/.'D. ? SSEYD'S SALE PRICE, bvmdU*/* ART SILK CASEMENT for smart curUint Trdi*,- rtripe. and other small dedgni in rink, Blue. Fawn, Gold, Heliotrope, Brown, and shot effects. SO Inches wide. . ? ? I Uraally 10/8, 11/6. ?? ? 7/-|1 I EXEYDS SALE PBIGE. YABD * I OJ- - DUCHESS SETS .ot fine Swiss Muslin, trimmed1 with imitation Richelieu insertion and em broidery. Unnlly 2/3. 1 /1 1 SSEYD'S SALE l'BICE, EACH ?*?/ ?*-*? TEA TOWELLING. with fancy borders in1 Gold, Fink, Blue, or Green. ? ? ' SO Inches wide. ? . rt /(* SXEYDS SALE TRICE, YARD J-/ V .. PORE SILK HOSE. ?:,;. ? . reinforced with Art Silk, seams it back.' fashion mirks,- suspender topa. .Colours ...
EMPIRE SCHOLARS Gathered at Oxford Law Most Favoured Subject [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
EMPIRE SCHOLARS Gathered at Oxford ' law Most Favoured Subject There are I87 RhodH Sehohre gathend at Oxford Unlvenlty, in clQdlnj 94 from the . British -. Em pire, and 93 from, the United SUMS. ' . ' A statement which has 'been issued by tbe Rhodes Treat Bhovrs that tho sub ject most favoured by student* is law, there being 55 scholars talcing that course. Natural science and medicjneclaiinj 43 ad herents; English lit-rature, 2l| modern his tory, 17; and philosophy, politics, and eco nomics,^. .There jireonly^two students in -theology, while but' three are studying forestry or agriculture. - There were 176 scholars in residence at the beginning of the 1928-28 academic yean. .During 1927 28 five deaths of former students .oc curred, including .that of J. A. Thomson, tbe New Zealand 19M Bcholar: SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS Among those who received degrees «t' examinations were the followinfC-tD. Phil. —A. R. Callaghan, New South Wales (bio logy); L. G. H. Huxley, -Tasmania (phy sics). B.Sc.—...
WINE PRODUCTION South Australia's Preeminence Points on the Bounty [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
WINE I PRODUCTION ' South Australia's Pre 'm eminence Points on the Bounty Along with wool and wheat, wine repre sents one of our' biggest industries, aud is South Australia is the vineyard of the Commonwealth; more than ordinary interest will attacn at tins ena to we big conference of all sections of the viti cultural industry which will meet in Mel bourne to-morrow. A comparison of production in the, various ' States shows where South Aus tralia stood in the record 1927 vintage and the succeeding one. The respective areas under vineyards are alaq given:— ?'' PRODUCTION ? ? 1927. . ; 1828. : . Gallons. Gallons. =ctrth Australia .- .. 16.169,595- 12,796,700 Victoria-, ....... 2,346,314. 2,100,000 N'ew South Wiles .. 1,025,507 2,040,000 Western AuittalU .' . . 201,951 S50.000 5n«niltnd ». . . ?? ?- 84,000, 35,000 ToUl ..'.. ...v. 20,467,867 17,S21,79B Area under vtaej»rds:— South Atutralk, 50,471 -acre*;. .Victoria, 40,612; New South (Vales, 14,281; Western Australia, 5,274; [jucenal...
THE WINE INDUSTRY. Grapegrowers in Conference [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
rHE WINE INDUSTRY. Grapegrowers in Con ference ..On,-P1Pr»d*y a conference convened by ?n ^''f4^ of Motets (Mr. Paterson) win.be held in Melbourne, to consider the best way in which to grapple with ;tv* Htwui uiuii-iuijr jn which uie wine industry finds itself, both in Australia and overseas. Grapegrower delegates from South Aus ;raha will leave Adelaide by express for Melbourne this afternoon. Messrs. F. R. Bruce and A. H. Fraser represent the Southern Grapegrowers' Association; uessrs. K. L._ Rainsford and C. E. Haw ker, the Adelaide Plains Grapegrowers' As sociation: Mr. W. Gunsansky and Col. francis, the Grapegrowers' Ansociation of South Australia; and Messrs. E. H. Matt ner'and H. Morr. the Clare Grapegrowers' Association. They will confer with re presentative viticnlturists, --distillers, and prinemakers. The conference will be held in private, and a frank and full discussion is expected. ; ' ? * With every section of the industry re presented, deliberations should assist to ...
CANADIAN SHIPPING SERVICE. OTTAWA, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
CANADIAN SHIPPING SERVICE. . OTTAWA, January T. ' information which- may effect the Gov ernment's attitude towards the subsidisa tion of a further -steamship service be tween Vancouver' ? ' ' or 'Victoria (B.C.) and the Antipodes ? has been received' 'from Mr. J. C. Irons, manager of the Canadian-Australian Line, which is subsidised by. Canada, New Zealand, and Fiji, to the entent of £44,000. Se states that' cargo space on liners going to the Antipodes had been offered to the lumber interests which had made no appeal tor assistance for ihe existing- lines, nor sought, aid in marketing their products, lhe mills were unable to take' the lumber space offered. ,
400 MILLION PHONE CALLS 9,000 Australian Exchanges [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
400 MILLION PHONE CALLS 9,000 Australian Exchanges Nine' thousand telephone exchanges in the Commonwealth handled 'more than 100,000,000 telephone calls last year. This statement' was made by the Director ot .foetal services lair. n. r. urownj. ne said that on an average Australians used the telephone- 61 times each a year. In the United States, where telephone 'faci- lities cost. much more than in Australia, each person made an average of 205 calls a year. In Canada the average number of calls a head was 193.. In Europe, the telephone was most popular in Den mark, where ' the .'average a head. -was 137. In 'France the average was 17, in Czecho-SIovakia 15, and in Hungary only 14. He considers that it is surprising that the low charges and the eitcnsivo radius of tbe Australian' system '.bad not brought about a greater appreciation 6f the value gf the $dephpneJ.:'r'v ~ ? ' - .? , W ?? f:.
EYES ON MELBOURNE Timber Yard Dispute Union Seeks Conference [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
EYES ON MELBOURNE limber Yard Dispute Union Seeks Conference No development has occurred in the timber yard dispute, and all the employes affected are obeying the award.- Under the auspices si me aaj.j.. u. a comerence oi an unions likely to be involved will be opened in*' Melbourne to-day, and the South Australian branch secretary (Mr. C. J. -Burge) left Adelaide for Melbourne yesterday to attend it. Mr. Burge hag sent a letter to the Timber Merchants' Association, asking for a round-table conference with direct repre sentation of the merchants. The desire is to ensure, the absence of the secre tary of the .Employers' Federation' (Mr. G. H. Boykett), and' to have prcaent nnly men immediately' concerned in the working of the industry. That letter will be. considered at a meefr ing- of the Timber. Merchants' Association on Wednesday. . Probably that body will send' the request to the Employers' Fede ration for discussion and reply, the fede ration having been entrusted with the manag...
WATER WANTED Palmer Settlers Complain [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
WATER WANTED Palmer Settlers Complain -Residents of Palmer feel that a ..water _', supply pumped from an /'abandoned mine shaft is hardly * sufficient' for their reauirementa: - but '-the i Government 'says it is losing £120 a year on the busi ness. ,' These circumstances -were outlined at a deputation to' the Commissioner of Public Works' '(Hon. M, Mclntosh) yesterday morning. It -was introduced by Mr. C. R. Collins, MJ.,': and ; the' ipeakerg were Messrs. O. H. Kretschmer' and H. A. Neumann.; They 'pointed out that the supply- hod proved totally, inadequate and that it was thought something should be done to effect ' improvements. If the shaft werei cleaned out they might get a better supply. The shortage of water hampered business, ' and the position was gradually becoming worse. They' thought that -the scheme might be worked more economically, and fault was also found tfith the meter readings. The Minister said the' Government al ready lost £120 a year on the proposition; but he...
FINE CROPS IN THE SOUTH-EAST Member for the District Enthusiastic [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
FM CROPS JN THE u south-east ; Member for the District Enthusiastic Mr. Reidy, M J., who returned from tbe south-east yesterday, was enthusiastic re garding the extraordinarily prosperous con ditions Drevailine in 'his district. 'While the Effects of the dry season, the condi tions in that district were ideal. He Eaid probably never before bad the south-east enjoyed a more, prosperous sea son than the present one. Some magnifi cent crops were being harvested.- In tho Tatiara district it was reported 'that Mr. Robert Wiese was reaping 60 bushels of wheat to the acre. An estimate had been given' a few days ago that' the Tatiara district would average 27 bushels, but the feeling locally was that it would be be tween 35 and 40 bushels. In addition to the bountiful crops, there -was feed in abundance in all the areas south of Keith, and in' many areas in the llount Gambier and Hillicent districts it 'was sufficiently long to have been cut for bay.. There were fine crops of barley' and wh...
TRAINED BEFORE EMBARKING Visit of English Expert FREMANTLE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
[RAINED BEFORE EMBARKING Visit of English Expert ' - - - VREMASTTLE. Tuesday. To observe the. conditions under which girl migrants are absorbed .in Australia, Miss-E. 6. Jacobs, who has been «in charee of the women's migration depart ment ot Australia House tor tne past mur years, Teached- Fremantle to-day on the Orsova. She travelled as matron in charge of a party of English Domestics. On the ship 20 of the 100 domestics were from a training school at Market Har borough, following enquiries made recently in Australia by Mibs M. A. Cox, official of the British Ministry of Labour. Miss Jacob's visit is expected to stimu late the migration of English giib. Re quisitions from the Australian States, Miss Jacobs Baid, were for girl3 between the ages of 18 and 35 years, and included experienced and inexperienced domestics, and as soon as a scheme providing for free passages was introduced about two years ago, Australia- House had noticed an increase of applicants for selection, but Austra...
THE WHEAT STANDARD Chamber of Commerce Calls for Samples [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
THE WHEAT STANDARD Chamber of Commerce Calls for Samples The standard sample of wheat for South Australia for the season 1928-9 will be fixed by the corn trade sectional commit tee of the Adelaide Chamber of Com merce, Incorporated, next Tuesday. ? Samples (not less than 10 tb.) for fixing the standard— which should be fair ave rage samples of wheat of the new crop for the districts from .which the' same come — should reach the secretary of the Chamber (Mr. J; A.Riley), 33 Waymouth street, Adelaide, .not later than Saturday next. -
WEATHER EXTREMES IN QUEENSLAND FLOODS IN NORTH; HEAT SPELL IN SOUTH-WEST WINTON(Q), Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
WEATHER EXTREMES IN QUEENSLAND floods in north; heat spell in south }; ..:. :west . -WINTOir(Q.),' Tuesday. as tne result of the recent rains,- all stock routes are now open, 'and confidence has been restored to such an extent that most graziers have arranged to bring their sheep back from agistment country as soon as possible.'- : ' Sufficient grass u' now-'available to sus tain the remnants of the flocks for some months. . . ' . . ^Waterconrses are still swollen, 'and all the western mails have been upset. From Longreaeh it is reported ;that the mixed train which, was marooned 'near Winton List Saturday night, as-'a result of the washouts on the line, arrived last night, together with a ballast traip, which will effect temporary repairs to the lines. It is not expected that the line will be open'for traffic for at least -'a week. 4J IN.. IN 48 'HOURS. , » BURKETOWN, Tuesday. ? A further .123 points of rain was, regis tered until 3 o^clock this afternoon1 mak ing a .total of 480 po...
A MEMORY TEST [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
A MEMORY TFRT .A* the.end °f the eighth round the badly bruised boxer thought that he had had enough of it for one evening. The seconds did not' agree with him, however, and declared. that he still stood a chance. .'Bit,' -pleaded the boxer in a tired pice. I can 'ardly see 'im.' . T*ever mind,' said one of the seconds cheerfully, ''it 'im from memory.'
ANTARCTIC FLYING Wilkins and Plume [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
ANTARCTIC FLYING , Wilkins and Plume At the present time, when our summer sun is always liable to do its worst in the way of making folk uncomfortable} _ — »_1._ £_ 41. !? nnfiVi+T-cr r%ftan~ ♦'flint ' fitiltn wistfully of icebergs, snowneias,.ana ower cooling things; and no doubt find it hard to realize the hardships that Capt, Sir Hubert Wilkins and his antarctic expedi tion must be encountering at. this mo raent. These are such to test the stoutest heart. As most people know, Capt. Wilkins, with hia small but gallant . band, left civilization a few -months ago', and estab lished a base at Deception Island,' which is on the fringe of the antarctic regions. He was taken here by a party 'of Nof iregian Whalers, but from this spot on wards, he will proceed by air. Two spe cial Lockheed -Vega 'planes were taken with him for the purpose. Recently a trial flight with these 'planes was made-^the first antarctic aeroplane flight in history. A radio message re ceived by the Vacuum Oil Comp...