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POSSIBILITIES OF EYRE PENINSULA. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
POSSIBILITIES OF EYRE PEN ^ : INSULA. . ? ? -- - * ?' ? *O« ' ~~ ?farmers continue to show great interest in the weekly, radio talks ?arranged by the Department of Agri culture for the benefit of the man ?t -ih ;the land. Next Friday's lecture ?will be of special interest and value IH&gfarmeTS on Eyre Peninsula. The leaker will be Mr. R. Hill (District ^llricultural Instructor) and he will igUb as i his subject 'The Possibilities §W§;1£yre Peninsula.' The talk will MHtin at 9.30 p.m.. and wiU last 15 SEutes/. .
ESSAY COMPETITION STORY OF A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
1 ESSAY €QMPEOTI0N STORY OF A HORSE. sg&v In the essay competition recently fi&t.- conducted by the Society for the Pre ^jTention of Cruelty to Animals, sev S#y. «ral.- efforts were received from cliil *£? ' dren on Eyre Peninsula. The sub &'. ject of the essayists was 'The story % *' of a horse, told by himself.' Two \ of the essays are printed below. ???-?'??- : By NEWTON TRIGG, 11 years 9 . A months,. Cummins. T ; « now, as I am getting old and Xeebte I will tell something of my -,-v. past life.. . :-'?-;?. 'I was born .one sunny morning ' In October on Mr. Jones' farm about V five miles from the township. ? : 'At the 'age of two I was broken '?'?'? in and given the name of 'Peter.' I was' a light bay In color and heavy in stamp. ' When I was about the age of four a couple of my owner's horses died of some disease aud I was worked a little more. One day as 1 felt sick and could not work the farmer was worried because he was 3f^?'* short of horses at the ti...
CROP COMPETITIONS WEST COAST ENTRIES. POINTS SCORED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
CROP COMPETIflMSlS WEST COAST ENTRIES. POINTS SCORED. ' Mr. H. D. M. Adams (agricultural instructor on Eyre 'Peninsula) has completed juging the crop competi tions in* County Le Hunte, County Buxton. and the Lipson district Points scored by the various crops were (possible points, 100) : — County Le Hunte (20 entries) — J. Mitchell (Minnipa), Gluyas Ear ly, apparent yield, 32; trueness to type, 14 ; freedom from disease, 18 ; freedom from weeds, 23.5 ; evenness of crop, 4 ; total, 91.5. T. Nottle (Minnipa), Early Gluyas, apparent yield, 30 ; trueness to type, 14 ; free dom from disease,- 18 ; freedom from weeds, 23.5 ; evenness of crop, 4.5 ; total, 90. W. P. Attick (Lock),' Early Gluyas, apparent yield, 27 ; trueness to type, 14.5 ; freedom from disease, 19 ; freedom from weeds, 23 ; even ness of crop, 4.5; total, 88. . S. C. Burrows (Lock), Caliph, apparent yield, 26; trueness to type, 14.5; freedom from disease, 19 ; freedom from weeds, 23 ; evenness of crop, 5.4 ; total, 87. W. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
, BAGSHAW &rm eqgujnmenjt; Our Harvesting Machinery INCLUDES ,. THE NORWOOD BAGSHAW REAPER THRESHER. 6 ?L :cut and 10 ft cut Light in -draf t, and a perfect thresher. -ILLMAN STRIPPERS. ©or new improved 1927 Model Strip per is the best Stripper we have yet produced, redesigned, and brought right .up-to-date. HLLMAN WINNOWERS ''Good wine needs no bush' and Ulman Power Winnowers need no boosting. Order well ahead for prompt delivery* ILLMAN STEEL WAGONS. The Ideal All Steel Wagon for horse «r tractor pull, 2J to 8 tons capacity. ?'HAY QUEEN' BINDERS. 6 ft. cut iuight running, clear cutting, neat .sheaving and long lasting. Made in Australia. Prices are right, and terms reasonable. Illustrated matter on any of our lines promptly forwarded on request IHORWOOOl Ibacshaw r IMIIEEND,S.A \Sf7Owrooms^7&Curt\eSt 1 ADELAIDE. ] J ??,-.''?
TOD RIVER SCHEME EXTENSION TO HD. BARTLETT. PROPOSAL NOT FAVORED. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
TDD RIVER SCHEME EXTENSION TO HD. BARTLETT. '. . m PROPOSAL NOT FAVORED. (From Our Own Correspondent » ADELAIDE, Thursday. The Hydraulic Engineer (Mr. H. E. Bellamy) reports that the granting of the request of an extension of the water-main along the railway in the Hundred of Bartlett would cost £31,250. The estimated revenue would be £351, 2/10, and the defi ciency £1,211 3/2, based on 5 per cent Therefore, he was unable to re commend extension outside the Tod River district If landholders in the Hundreds of Bonython and Mcule applied for a supply, the applications would be considered. A trunk main would not be available until the ex tension Was completed from Pim baacla to Thevenard. Work -pn that portion had not been -commenced, Wten report was received-?
Work for Unemployed EXCHANGE DECLARED BLACK. BAN LIFTED. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
Work for Unemployed - — ? ? ? w* EXCHANGE DECLARED BLACK. BAN LIFTED. (From Our Own Cocio.3|imdonT.) ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Eager to resume work the Govern ment Labor Exchange was besieged by unemployed this morning, when the ban was lifted from the institu tion. It is expected that several hundred jobs . will be available to morrow. The exchange was declared 'black' by the unemployed on Monday morn ing. The men insist on everybody taking share and share alike in the allotment of work, irrespective of war service or the responsibilities of married men with families, or of how long the. individual has been unem ployed. Under this scheme the man out of work a week has the same right to an immediate job as the man who has been idle for a year. Early on Monday employment for three weeks was offered to 28 labor ers, by two suburban councils. Ken sington and Norwood offered 14/9 as daily remuneration and Walkerville Council 15/3. Not one application was made for this work. ' . ? The slogan ...
SHEFFIELD SHIELD QUEENSLAND SCORE 419. ROWE 128 NOT OUT. BRISBANE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
SHEFFIELD SHIELD QUEENSLAND SCORE 419. ROWE 128 NOT OUT. . : (fiy^eligraph.) ^ BRISBANE, Wednesday. The Sheffield Shield cricket season :?:% opened on Saturday, when the match , . - between Queensland and New South .^ Wales was begun on the Exhibition ff Ground. The northerners in their ;| first innings compiled 419, W. RpVe ; f | scoring 128 not out ' More than usual interest is being, . taken in the match, which is the .. fiftieth played between New Soulfe Wales .sud QueepBland. It fa ; Queensland's ; si;con-C'y«a^: 'in the 7£ Sheffield Shield competition; .
MAURICE GERALD DRAMATIC CO. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
MAURICE GERALD DRAMATIC CO. The Maurice Gerald. Dramatic Com pany paid its first visit to Port Lin coln this week. In the Memorial Hall on Tuesday night they presen ted 'East Lynne,' and the following evening played 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' Mr. Maurice Gerald and . Miss Lina Veraon were supported by. a strong cast oE players, outstanding among whom was little Howard . Veraon, who took the part of Little Willie in,, 'East Lynne' and Eva in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' The company will jnake a return visit iio Port Lin coln ^ ', shorJHy. ]; . O '.-. ' ^-J' '.';.;?
Conditions at Wirrulla FARMERS HAVESTING WIRRULLA, November 19. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
^#M&r*s*i»» .: , *l*AJ*!?EI^ HARVESTING WIRRULLA, November 19 Harvesting operations are noj$M& full swing &nfl ideal weather condi tions are prevailing Last week was. exceptionally warm in the early part, but cooler weather extended ovei»~ the week end. Wheat delivered to the S.A.F U. a- ~ gent (Mr. E J. Skinner) is a splen did sample, despite the exceptionally dry finish the crops received, and the weight is also' excellent - A meeting of the local branch of the Agricultural Bureau was held on .'- Thursday evening, when there was a good attendance. Mr. J. M. Stouter presided. ; . Mr. H. jDoley gave an outline^of the business at the annual confer ence held at Minnipa last month, and .' a discussion took place on several matters. . . ?
Fifth Adelaide Wool Sale BEST WOOLS AT PAR. WEST COAST CLIPS 20d. LB. ADELAIDE, November 26. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
fifth Adelaide Wool Sale BEST WOOLS AT PAR. WEST COAST CLIPS 20d. LB. ADELAIDE, November 26. At the fifth series of wool sales, which concluded at the Adelaide Wool Exchange on Friday .the outstanding feature was the keen competition and support from the Bradford section of the trade. The total offering was 32,626 bales, of which all but 800 bales were sold. The catalogues contained a por portion of the best wool from the Adelaide Hills and South eastern dis tricts and the West* Coast, but the lower north had the pride of place with regard to the quantity offered. The' selections showed better quality than previous sales, but many farm ers' clips from the north are showing a great deal of burr. Most of the wool, however, came in for keen com petition. The Bradford section was strong, and' lifted a large quantity
INDUSTRY'S NEWEST TOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
'INDUSTRY'S NEWEST TOOL. J Industry's newest tool is the X-ray, -until ^recently used -only in hospitals and academic laboratories. Recently ! X-rays showed that spiders and silk Moiins spin exactly the same kind of fibre: and immediately set American ?manuiacturers to consider the estab -V^stiment ?' ^jf spider farms. The ?g :1Srlttsh Army uses the X-ray to exa'm S.iae^ood in Its aeroplanes for cracks vy; 'wbon holes, and knots. Boston ^.JpSiS.AJi stores have X-ray devices, ^'-showing customers how their feet fit ^jfito aew shoes. One golf ball maker if'jjS'^jws increased sales 200 per cent by feC^ailyertlsing the fact that X-rays prove Ippie^nnmefay of his golf ball centres. JpSJplVrail breakage, long a mystery, p^^ft^^Jo *olu|^n ^ug^ x-»y ^ftl&^^r^' ??????:? ?-?' -V, :???' ?;.,-???
SHEEP FOR THE FARM A VALUABLE ASSET [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
tt»tr - .-- — -? * - t SHEEP FOR THE FARM C. A VALUABLE ASSET Mr. M. Mules, in a paper Tead be fore the Youngbusband branch of the Agricultural Bureau, said the keeping of sheep would prove a valuable asset for any farmer provided he had a good class of sheep And did not over stock. The four principal breeds of sheep kept in Australia were :i— (1) Merino, (2)croBsbred Merino, (3) English longwools (Lincoln and Lei cester), and (4) fine wools (Shrop shire and Southdown). The Merino was suited to those districts of dry conditions, and the wool of that breed predominated over the greater parti of Australia. Crossbreds. — There were large areas of country unsuit able for the Merino, and it had been found that when the Merino was crosses with almost any of .the Eng lish breeds the offspring was a cross bred which was more suitable for a wet climate. The crossbred was more healthy in a wet climate, and maintained a good fleece of wool on a larger frame, which was essent ial when lambs wer...
SEATS FOR HIGH SCHOOL OVAL [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
SEATS FOR HIGH SCHOOL OVAL ' a wormng bee was held at the fort ??- : '-?m Lincoln High School Grounds on^t- ?M urday afternoon, to erect a number :-fM of seats round the oval. Seventeen ..'*?? seats, each 10 feet long, *ere erected. *J Girls -from' the. High School served %M afternoon tea.' ? -;y| -?' -^??-'????^ ????-? :- .--??-.- ,^m IMnted and. published tor the Pro- v^B ; prietons *!Port IAncolm-Times' by -&m ManrJSce Henry W&, at «lelr pffice, -MM Washington «jreet, P^rt Mncbta, mM T;teJ^^^;.ot;^ont^.:Atistr^lR^ - ,;M ' V ????-,;;;,., -v-Ja;: ?\-V:/'. ??'?-;-''''1m
Port Lincoln Progress BUILDING FOR DUNLOP RUBBER COMPANY [Newspaper Article] — Port Lincoln Times — 2 December 1927
Port Lincoln Progress BUILDING FOR DUN LOP RUBBER COMPANY To keep pace with the commencial development of Eyre Peninsula, the Dunlop Rubber Company of Austral asia has decided to erect substantial stone premises on the site of their depot in Liverpool, Street Port Lin coln. Work will begin almost im mediately. ' The building,' which will comprise a showroom, storeroom, and office, will have' a frontage of 35*feet, and a length of 60 feet. Mr. A. Milton, of North Adelaide, is the contractor. The building will be of Duck Ponds stone. To erect the building, it was nec essary ^to remove the company's de pot aiid the Ironmongery store be longing to Mr; N. W. Trudgen* which stood upon the site. Both were port able buildingB, and were removed by Mr. F. W; Boehm and about a dozen workmen, with a little difficulty. The building in which the Dunlop_ Rubber Company had conducted bus iness - was removed to the property of Mrs. E. S. Fulwood, and Mr. Trud gen's store was placed next to. Mes srs....