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Mr. Morris's New Venture [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
Mr. Morris's New Venture The Motor Boat announces a new ven ture of ? the famous motor. car manufac turers. Morns Motors, Limited, namely, their entry into marine motoring bv the production of an engine suitable for the propulsion of launches and small motor unuscrs. It- will be rated at 12/24 h.p., and will be Bold complete with full elec trical equipment at £100. .The most im portant components of the Morris marine motor will be interchangeable with these of the same make of car engine. The new marine motor will be available to' the public in 'the course of a few weeks. In view of the very rapid growth of motor- -boating during the past .year or twoy this, new development is of the greatest importance, and it is understood that., Mr. W. R. Morris is particularly interested, in the marine market because of its export possibilities.' ' ! 'A MILLION CARS \ The Chevrolet Motor Coinpanv- produced 1,000,000 automobiles in less than eight months;.ftjs year, and thus surpassed its record....
QUESTIONS ANSWERED Register Expert Advice [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
QUESTIONS ANSWERED Register Expert Advice During recent weeks several ques tions concerning cars have been for warded to 'Spotlight,' and have been answered direct by post Think , ing tne information might be useful to other, readers, questions are Invited and the answers given each Wednes day under the above heading. Ex ehanges of Information are also In vited between motorists. Rule of the Road in Different Countries. H. M. — Am shortly going on a trip to Europt and Amulet, motoring wheravw pot tlbU aftir buying, or hiring, a car In Britain. ..Can you Utl in* the ruli of the. ' road at applied In different countries? - The correct list (according to the R.A.C. Handbook) of countries that keep to the left is Great Britain, Sweden^ Austria, and Hungary. In Norway and Denmark and every other country in Europe the right hand rule obtains. On the American continent the right-hand rule is universal, with the exception of the Argentine Re public. As a point of interest it may -e noted th...
SUICIDE'S WARNING "Gas On; Mind Lights" [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
SUICIDE'S WARNING 'Gas On: Mind Lights' . Suicide while of unsouna -nimd,wM th# verdict returned at Brixton on'Wilnaa John' Goring, W, who -retired' from -oh« - noaition of chef at- Buckinirharh Palac» seven years ago. He was' found deal in a gas-filled room at his home in Kibbles dale road, Streatham. P«ned to the wall in the hall was the notice:— 'Gaa on; mind lights; open windows.' A note found on the kitchen table read: —'Dearest, my brain is going wronfr; for want/of: rest and^Jlaiil. ' iroir know how Milfa been.' - ( ' -^Maria' Amelia Goring, *- the -widow, stated .that her husband had been de pressed. He was very celdom free from pain, and bad' been unable to -sleep. Lab* erly his life had'beeri a misery to him. ' Dr. .T. II. Brown said that death was due - to gas poisoning. Goring' had been Buffering from an internal growth, and must have been in constant pain. ' The Coroner, Mr. Doughs ^'Co.wburn. said that. Goring had been a-. .victim of that curse of modern life, insomnia...
PLOTTING A COUP D'ETAT General Mangin's Secret French Royalist Move in 1923 PARIS, December 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
plmtii^ General Mangms Secret French Royalist Move in 1923 , 7.\: ? -PARIS. December 3.' How Uen. Jlangin-agreea to mase a coup de'etat. and overthrow .the Parlia mentary regime in France is revealedffor the first tim* to the ? nublic ? bv Georges Contre l'Aritent.' ? ? ? -The book dates back to the end of 1923, when a very few 'perspicacious 'people were already foreseeing the -swing of the electoral pendulum to the Left and a finan rial disaster' as Its consequence. Georges Valois ,the founder of the 'Faisceau,' entertained hopes of his group ?becoming the equivalent in France bf the Fascio in Italy. Th^ee -hopes were chilled by ..the opposition of the 'Action Francaise,' and ultimately stultified by Francois City enterine the lists against Communism with his millions. : ' '' ? . ? ? Gen. Mangin, pne of France's great fighting leaders in' the war, and an arti ficer of the final victory, was eating out his heart in disappointment at what he felt to be the ingratitude of the Republi...
SUM GRACE AND BEAUTY 1929 Hupmobile Six [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
SUM GRACE AND BEAUTY 71929 Hupmobile Six Mere bulk and- weight, once symbolic of power and speed in motor cars, now gives way' to slim grace - and beauty,' eo strikingly realized in the new 1929 Hup niuuue out inuueis, which we lucai ogeuus, Basch Motors, Limited, have on view 'at their showrooms, Waymouth street. In the new Hupmobile, new notes. are evident in interior design as well as ex terior beauty. The motif of* the instru ment panel, which is exquisitely finished in oxidized silver, repeats itself in body hardware. Comfort in the Hupmobile Six is as striking as its beauty. A specious interior upholstered in finest mohair, form-fitting cushions scientifically designed for correct postures, and seat, backs that do not stop short below the shoulders, but actually support the neck, ? are features appreciated in the new car. - ' ?- Long springs, hydraulic shock absorbers, and extra rigid non-weaving frame pro tects against road shocks.
CURRENT COMMENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
CURRENT COMMENTS - Brighter colours, are predicted for next season's .golfing suits.— Caddies] are; now saving up to buy smoked glasses. A »henn niihstitntp for coal has been invented.— Why, that ». wnat we ve Been getting for. a long time: 'Burglars often quarrel, about the divi sion of the spoils,' says a detective.— The rift about the loot. . ? . . ? ' . A film actress who is only seventeen is to be married to a millionaire.— Just beginner's luck. 'In England,' comments an American writer, 'prison is prison.'— And there are no hard-labour saving devices..
THIS WEEK'S HINT [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
THIS WEEK'S HINT '' ' Much Inconvenience can be 'caused at night by the headlights :' of -following ears on a busy road hnlnn reflnetsri Into tha driver's eyas from the mirror, with some types of mirror It is an easy matter to alter the angle, and so over come the trouble, but this also has the effect of putting the mirror ?tint of action completely. An alternative and better.. Idea ? Is to. make « suitable shaped bag of 'Oiled silk, with elastic sewn to its edges in such a way that it can be slipped over the mirror. The yellow' fabric successfully prevents dazzling reflections, but at the same time allows the driver to see '? unmistakably when a car Is follow- . Ing.
CRICKET MID-MURRAY ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
MID-MURRAY ASSOCIATION Ka-ora played Bunco at Walk trie cm January 6. Scores:— Rimco, 243.— B. Stanley JS, C. Edson 83. A. Koch 18, O. ltclntrre 70. E. Schneider 25, H. Hclntyre 39: O. Bell 2 for 30, K. Thompson 2 (or 30, U Clarke 1 (or 61, D. Elliott 1 for 18, J. Hatch 2 (or 60, T. Elliott 1 (or 33, T. Rlchtrds 1 (or 8. KU-ora, 3 for 43. — J. Hatch 14, A. Thomon not oat 12, R. Clarke 11; O.- Edson'-V'for?M,r A.. BUlsotipe'l (or B. .; .?..?'.?
Six Wheelers for Tigers [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
Six Wheelers for Tigers An Indian ? rajah has recently pur chased ;a number, of- Morris commercial Bix-wheelers equipped with spotlights, nun and cartridge cases, and; indeed, nil th'o paraphernalia of a big, game. hunt to eo in search of tigers. 'A' time may arrive when the .elephant will be superseded ' byl ffie'Suc-ySeelcr.'- ? '?' ^ ? *.??' ''?:??? ???- ?'? -'- ?
FOUR YEARS' BAN ON MOTORIST £50 Fine for Dangerous Driving [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
FOUR YEARS' BAN ON MOTORIST : Aubtey Lcveson Dndley Hyder, aged 37, described, as independent,, of * Wargravc; Berkshire, was fined. -^50, with £10 costs, and suspended from driving for four years. uj hue atiuiiuuiuugi^ Akitn:fc ^uuglbllSH;. after pleading gdilty;. to. driving a motor car dangerously. J It w.as stated tiat he came into collision with a taxicab. outside the London Pavil ion. ' Mr. E. Muskett (for the police) said that- at Westminster in May, 1925, Kyder was ? convicted of dangerous driving, and fined £20; with - £8 costs, and his licence was suspended for three years. Mr. Laurence Vine, defending; said that in 1915 Kyder -was blown up, gassed, and buried alive in .Franco, lie .became a prisoner of war,' and attemped to escape on;10 occasions.; ;:He was treat'd:- with great severity aid confined iV cells '.when recaptured. ; ? ' .-. ''. .' ' ?;':'':.' A charge of drunkenness and. another of failing to stop; after Jari'.accident were withdrawn. ? .-, ''???^,V* ? '
Faith in Future of Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
tatth .in Future of- Australia. .The Texas- Company ' (Australasia), Limited, has for a number of years, dis tributed Texaco, dean, clear, golden .motor oils,. Light of the Age kerosine, and cer uuu umer peiruieum proaucuf la & Eulf Btantial way in Australia. On account of the excellent reception Texaco products have already received in this, market .'this organization is expending large sums of money, several million pounds, in fact,, for substantial new bulk terminals at the principal ports of Australia, as well, as depots, ships, and other materials neces sary for the general bulk distribution of Teiaco motor spirit.' The brand name - 'Texaco' is known the .world over as a standard of high qutUity,*and the new Texaco motor spirit will measure up to the established repn tation of Texaco products in every respect; in fact, the new Texaco motor spirit will be a truly. 1929 model of product; and will incorporate every advantage that modern science is able to produce in, a mot...
Don't "Get-away Quickly" [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
Don't 'Get-away Quickly' ? One very ? important factor' in connec tion with the wear on tyres— which. many motorists probably do not realize— is the quick acceleration of the modern car. uir manufacturers are, equipping- auto mobiles with engines of higher Rpeca capa city, and some advertise as a taUdng point the 'quick get-away.' . It is becoming the tendency of motorists to step on the gas and to accelerate the speed of the car as quickly as possible, particularly after being held up1 at street intersections by the traffic, at railway crossings, &c. '* ? . . ' Quick acceleration of a car is one of the major factors in increased .tread wear. Under the high speed of tne motor the tyre pulls on the road before the car is in motion, and often spins. The effect is the same as if the tread were to besaud papercd. ...',?
EVOLUTION OF ARMY UNIFORM Coloured Dress as Precaution [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
EVOLUTION OF ARMY UNIFORM Coloured Dress as Precaution Naval, military, and historical prints of battles and costumes of the British Army of the- past were recently exhibited at the Parker Gallery; ? Berkeley square. of war. It was primarily to distinguish friend from foe that soldiers in .Jfarlboron^li'a days wore uniforms of colour. Visibility in relation fo uniform was then as essen tial as invisibility is to the soldier to-day. It -used to be a not uncommon thing for our soldiers, in the excitement of doae combat, to ire on their comrades. Hence highly coloured and distinctive uniforms were held to be as serviceable for war as they were attractive in ths ceremonial of peace. The prints show the soldiers of the red coated, cocked-hatted period, with white cross belts and gaiters the scarbt coats of the' Life Guards richly laced with gold, broad white cavalier sashes, and plumed headdress. The Life Guards fought at Waterloo in a scarlet coatee and I'ght blue overalls with gold str...
MOTORISTS' UNITY PROTECTIVE INFLUENCE VALUE OF CO-OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
MOTORISTS' UNITY PROTECTIVE .^INFLUENCE .' yALUE OF CO-OPERATION ?' ? ' Motoring now plays such an im . portant part in our home, business, 'and 'industrial life that no one associated with automobile activi ties in any shape or form m Aus ' tralia can afford to-be indifferent '.. to the welfare and the future con trol of motoring. ? . ? It is sin-prising that although there are ibout 500,000 motor can and trucks in use in the Commonwealth to-day, com paratively little progress has been made owards arousing that sense of responsi bility that nil motorists, for their own protection, should evince in all vital jnat tern pertaining to motoring. As a class, motorists to-day are sub jected to special taxation which no other section of the community has to meet, and despite the fact that the automobile has done bo much towards ensuring the development of this country; has increased its industrial efficiency; and made for a vast improvement in the 'life of a large percentage of-opr people,...
WHY HE STABBED HIS FRIEND Man Who Thought a Tiger Was Attacking Him [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
WHY HE STABBED HIS FRIEND * Man; Who Thought a ^jrer ???L-iW«;-Attaddite'--ifliiii^:':.-- The trial of a man - named Kae, who was accused of th« murder of his friend, Piggott, by stabbing him while ' on - an elephant shoot at Momeik. in. the Nor t ern onan owies, was conciuaea at JKau goon (Burma) last month. A European jury unanimously found that Bae was of unsound mind at the time. Judge Eeald ordered Bae to be detained pending the Government's con sideration of the case. ? During the proceedings it was . slated that -Bae and Pigott were staying m the rest house at Wcboung, and that P igott was found mortally stabbed on the night of June 1. Bae admitted stabbing Pigott, but declared that he was under the hallucination that he saw a tiger crouching on his friend's body while they were sleeping together. Another message states that counsel for the defence submitted that Mr. Oscar Pigott was a consenting party to Robert Rae's alleged intrigue with his wife, and that Bae suffered from...
Reo Demand Growing [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
Reo Demand. Growing Reo Motor- Sales, Limited, have had a particularly, busy .time during December, and 'their body builders have had to work at'toD-sneed in' order to cone with tl demand for Keo trucks. Mr. Peter Barbour (managing director) indicated, on Tuesday that the Reo de mand promised to keep up. Since the holidays a number of the popular trucks had been booked up. The new Eeo Speed Wagon, with its six-cylinder acceleration, four-wheel two-shoe , internal hydraulic brakes and sturdy construction is finding on ever-increasing market, 'and the agents state that in South Australia reports from farmers and station owners give glowing reports of Eeo performance. A noticeable feature in all of the testi monials received -is freedom from repair ?Interstate agents report similar condi tions, and advices, from America show an ever-increasing demand for the Bco pro iuction* - ..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
H , / ^I5'1^ Street Mcibourrter - - ? : V&S ? £ ^ ? ' \J7flWn.easq access of the- leading-. '- ! '-?£'?' ????'} i f -.- 'V ft^alres and,- stores;; it stands r;,.::- . - --???,? ? '( ?- ?' amidst secluded andebtaraingsurr ' ' ? ? \ ;. l-j/ - I - _toundings Eoorqsemce and modern' -. ? j :Cjr\ ?'?. ,;i \ '? ' conDe'nience is at v»r\command' '.'?.'?.* \ -.-.;. :-;!'; ?? ^ '^ 'RoomtndBteAfw, IV» ' bdinire per dir «*? -:; — i /f-.J !
HOSPITAL WIRELESS For the Children [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 9 January 1929
HOSPITAL WIRELESS For the Children Since the opening of the Adelaide Hos pital wireless ..installation, . the' whole of which, by ;jrieans ;ot funds, raised through The Register, has been completed except ?«.. «j^uw auu xiiuuen warag, xne nospi tal wireless committee hag equipped tho Children's Convalescent Home at Mount Lofty,, and is . now- concentrating its energies upon securing sufficient funds to begin, similar work at the Children's Hos pital, North Adelaide. Contributions are still being: received, and £263 18/ ig yet required out of the appeal for £1,500 made several months ago. - The latest donations received by The Register: — ? - ? Evelyn A. Moore ? \. .-.fio 0 0 Australian Listeners' League (S.A. division) .. .-.....;. 5 0 0 'B. H. C.' ? ..0 5 Collected by Sgt. Rowe, Balak lava Police 8tation .. -.; „ 5 10 0 Collected by Sgt. MiUer, Moonta Police Station ? 1 U 0 Wallaroo Police collections .... 0 12 0 Collected by Inspector J. E. Noblett, Port Adelaide Police Station .....