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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
GOODE BROS Are SHOWING TI1IS WEEK a VERY FINE BANGE of our Show of GURTAINS is .eonsi'Jcrod GOOD.' We have -LAGR t - - " - TAINS I'fuin i/0 to -15/ .Pail", III' splendid designs. » -GRASS LAWN and GOLD'MADRAS CURTAINS are:. showing' to .'..?Great . Advanlnye. We have a Very Fine Lot of GRETTONNES. Among the, Designs are those suitable for Furnishing; or the Latest in Skirts. One line REVER SH5LE GRKTTONNE. in Red or Green, at 2/11 yard. A Very Pretty Gret tonne (reversible) at 4/0 yard. If you arc' desirous of UE-'COVKHINU your DOWN QUILT- for ihe 'win ter, see our Selections of FLORAL S"-\TTEENS, just the tii.'ng for the pur- . pose. We have a few Very Dainty Lines in JAP GREPE, which make hji very prettily for Kimonas, Dressing Jaekets, etc. , 1 heie. ait MAN\ 0 IIILR LINLS tu IN i LRLST \OU at The Big House where the Values OPPOSITE THE POST OFF1GE. -are. SMOKE SOCWL. i.o.o.F. 'M.r.:. A SMOKE SOCIAL ia connection will) the Grand Lodge Officers' visit will I.o held in the 22.214.171.124'...
The War. The Western Front STRONG GERMAN LOCAL ATTACK. BRITISH FORCED BACK AT ONE POINT. COUNTER ATTACK RE-ESTABLISHES LINE. (Reuters Service). LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
The Western Front STRONG GERMAN LOCAL ATTACK. BRITISH FORCED BACK AT ONE POINT. COUNTER ATTACK HE-ESTAB LISHES LINE. (Reuters Sen-ice). : LONDON, Saturday. Field -Marshal Haig reports The enemy's artillery is active in. the Scarpa Y'alley alnd at; Keibcourt. j Much reciprocal artillery firing occup ied between the Menin Road and Houthulst Forest. Field Marshall IIaig,.in a later mes sage, says : Before dawn this.- morn ing the enemy delivered) a strong lo cal attack 011 ai mile front . south ward ol , Ilouthulst Forest. The at tack mosjtly broke down under our ?'troops' fire. On our left, however, ?the attack was most determined. It was supported by flam© throwers, and compelled some of our adva'need posts to fall back, a short distance on a 500 yards front aftec severe fightj ing. The Yorkshires .loutiter-attack ed later with complete success, driv ing back the enemy 300 yards$ beyond our former; line, and inflicting hjeavv losses and re-establishing the posi tion. Our casualties w...
ADELAIDE CRIMINAL COURT. PRISONERS SENTENCED. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
ADELAIDE CRIMINAL COURT. J'llISUNEKS SENTENCED. ADELAIDE, Sunday. At ihe Criminal Court ye.storduy sojh tcneos were imposed un a number of prisoners. William Pago (3C), who was &lt;*!iat'.y ed with having indecently assaulted a girl aged i 1J years ,pleaded for leni ency. His Honor said it was a very shocking" case. H rendered ihe prison er .liable tu imprisonment for lift; and a whipping. 11«i. proposed to pass as leni ent a sentence as he fell justified in the circumstances. Hi; took that course in a nica.sure from Hie fact that the conditions in which the prisoner was living- were shared hv Ihe mother of the child. The sentence would he seven years' imprisonment with hard labor. Addressing" Charles Edmondson (57). a tall, cadaverous man, who informed the Court that he had been leading an honest life at Tantanoola, His Honor said,: "You pleaded guilty to one case of indecent assault, rmd you have, been found guilty of another similar charge. Your poliec record is a had one...
DISTURBANCE IN ALEXANDER STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
DISTURBANCE IN ALEXANDER STREET. A disturbance in Alexander. Street at about. 6.30 o'clock on Saturday evening attracted a large crowd of people. Constable Imvood ' arrested Richard -de Ivuyper on a charge of using indecent language. The con stable had some difficulty in getting ?de Kuyper to the lock-up, and it , was necessary; to get the assistance of Constable Sires. De Kuyper, -who will be brougKt: before tho Court this5 mor ning on several charges, was on bail to, appear before the Criminal Court at Gladstone shortly oil a chargc of having 'shot at a Greek in Ellett-st some time ago. Ho is a returned soldier.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
Clothing and Boot Palace, THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL 81EN'S WEAR. Bur Selection ol Me»'» Suits lot Quality, Variety, Cut and SimaK, aft Tailor-Made, cannot be beattsa ia the Commonwealth. Many lines still at Old Pri^s. We are continually opening up New Season's Goods in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. Our Stock is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were bought many months ago to arrive, and are at the present time much be low the market value. W. F. WELLS & CO. .AEEXANDEB-STREET, PORT PIRIE. S. C. COTTLE, GALVANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &c. TANKS, BATHS, AND GENERAL IRONWORKERS, ALEXANDER ST., PORT PIRIE. Bargains. ALL TRIMMED MILLINERY. Usual Prices, 21/, 16/9, 25/9, 19/6. To CLEAR at 5/11 EACH. GIRLS' TRIMMED SILK, SATIN and * MUSLIN HATS. Usual Prices, 5/11 to 8/11. To CLEAR AT 2/11 EACH. 80-Inch WHITE TWILL SHEETING. To-day's Value, 3/11, for only 2/11 YARD. 1 Only .STRIPED PIQUE ROBE, 19/6, for 3/11. 1 Only Good Quality CRASH DUST COAT, 2...
"SO LONG LETTY." TOWN HALL, TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
"SO LONG LETTY. g TOWN HALL, TO-NIGHT. Mr J). B. O'Connor will present, his J peril Company in the wonderfully successful comic opera ' "So Long -cUy" h( tfio Town Hall to-night. The upcra is righlly described as a "gloom ...baser." Tlie plot lends ilscll" lo some screamingly funny situations, which "an he well imagined from the fact thai. the fun of the story is derived from a mutual change of husbands ? mi wives between 'two dissatisfied .mirri'-d couples. "Letty" is a seaside idyll, crowded with enough musical numbers to make three ordinary musi cal comedies; whilst- tli.e frivol and fascination of midsummer madness is >ver it. all. Beautiful scenery is travel led for the production, and the opera will be staged complete in detail. Box plans are on view at Slater's, where seats may be reserved without extra charge. To-morrow night, for the farewell performance, another .1. C. Williamson success, 'High Jinks," will be staged.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. NEW SCHOOL BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. NEW SCHOOl BUILDINGS. I .. When in the city recently the Rev. T. D. Webb, the minister of the Port Pirie Congregational Church, inter-, viewed Mr R. M. Steele in reference to a loan for proposed new Sunday School buildings, and it was found that the Chapkl Building Society, .on account of the Hindmarsh Square trouble, was unable to negotiate until at least some time in March. Arrange ments have now been made for a loan from the Savings Bank of S.A., how ever. and Mr H. M. Pimlotfc's tender (£1817/16/6) has been accepted. The foundation stone will be laid on Satur day, March 30, at 3 p.m. by Mr J. S. Geddes, to whose father's work and interest in the Sunday School, extend ing over a period of more than 35 years, the structure will stand as a fitting memorial. It is expectcd that a large number of delegates attending the half-yearly meetings on Good Friday will remain in order to be pre sent. The new building will provide ac commodation for the three depart ment...
The April Offensive WHAT HAPPENED IN 1917? A SENSATIONAL STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 March 1918
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1917? A SENSATIONAL STORY. No other battle o fthe war has been shrouded in .such ' mystery -as the Franco-British offensive of April 16, 1917-a campaign which in the large design of the Allied commanders was to drive the Germans out of France and perhaps end the war in that.year. | All'sorts-of'.theories have been alloat to account for the failure of the French attack, including- one that the French military secrets were betrayed, to the Germans. In the ^following sen sational story told by Mr Wythe Wil- j Hams, Paris correspondent &lt;t of The. New York Times, in Collier* Weekly, a startling. explanation is given of the; collapse of the battle. Mr Willianis I explains the design of tile offensive, which was to dislodge the Germans and drive back their entire line at least as far as the River Meuse, and continues: The answer to the ques tion, "Why was this result not achiev ed-why were German lines not bro ken " is this-&lt;By nightfall of April 16 t...
The Recent German Attacks STORY OF THE FIGHTING. GROUND LOST AND RECOVERED. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
STORY OF THE FIGHTING. GROUND LOST AlvD IlECOVERED. ' (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Sunday. Renter's correspondent at British headquarters, states : Since the Ger man' attack on Friday and our sub sequent counter attacks, the enemy infantry has been inactive. It is'be lieved thati the enemy, planned to launch these attacks earlier dates, but the intensity ot our artillerying caused ppsfcpoiiement. The (northern at tack' -was delivered^ at four o'clock on Friday morning. The southern at tack] was 'dUQ simultaneously, but out barrage held it up. The object of .the former was to straighten) the sal ient of 'our line south of Houthulst Forest, thq enemy assaulting under cover 'of a smoke 'barrage on a front of 2,OOG yards. The northern flank ~ was completely repulsed. In the cen tre the Germans succeeded in rushing six po^ts, which formed 0u&lt;r advanced line. The garrispn reformed 100 yards away and immediately count er-attacked, unsuccessfully, -whereupon supports from the King...
The Smelters ATTENDANCE BONUS AND HOLIDAYS. THE CAMP ACROSS THE GULF. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
ATTENDANCE BONUS AND HOLIDAYS. THE CAMP ACROSS THE GULF. With a/view to encouraging regular attendance, and enabling every em ploye and his wife and family to take an annual holiday, tile Broken. Hill "As-' Jsociated Smelters has decided to grant an attendance bonus to all employes not 'at present enjoying holiday leave on pay. ^ i Great difficulty lias been experien ced in arriving at a fair basis l'or this .attendance bonus, as so many men dur ing the war period have been brought! to Port Pirie, worked a short intermit- i lent period, and then left. It has there- i fore been decided to have a k\st period j of six months, commencing in March, 1918, and ending in September, 1918. All employes .who comply will] .the standard and conditions set out in the attached rules will be entitled to a week's leave on full pay (not includ ing overtime). For instance, shift men receiving 11/ per day will be entitled to receive £4/2/6 on the eve of leav ing for a week's holiday. Six-day a week men...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
A BIG STAR SENSATION. THE WORLD'S GREATEST PROBLEM PLAY. & MOTHERHOOD . A REMARKABLE AND POWERFUL DRAMA. » 6000 FEET OF FORCEFUL ACTING. 6000 FEET. A WONDERFUL PICTURE WITH A TERRIFIC PUNCH. . The Fatal Ring SERIES 14: THE PAINTED SAFE. 1 A MOST SENSATIONAL EPISODH. VAMPING MILLIONS, ' A Convulsing 2000 ft. L.K.O. Comedy. 1 THE ENGLISH GAZETTE. To-Night Casino To-Night BLIGHT Brothers Licensed Land Brokers - - 1 I (Under Real Property Aet, 188G), ,|[j !cfc REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND PROPERTY SALESMEN. I Money to Lend ESTATES MANAGED. RENTS COLLECTED. Homes for Sale on Small Deposits Choice Selection. r SURVEYS ARRANGED. v 1 ./ ALLOTMENTS FOR SALE IN ALL PARTS. ' SEVERAL TOWNSHIPS TO SELECT FROM. Transfers, Mortgages, Leases, etc., prepared by Expert' Con . veyancer. i ' - *3V ® OFFICE: r I /I ' * / ALEXANDER STREET. * V THOM AS & MILLHOUSE LEGALLY QUAL1FIE DENTAL SURGEON8. Painless » ^xtractiont Is. y our New Method and Anaesthetic. GOLD WORK A SPECIALITY. , CROWN BRIDGE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
Clothing and Bool Paiace. THE 8HOPP1NQ CENTRE FOR ALL MEN'S WEAR. Our Sslection of Mea's Suits for Quality, Variety,. Cut and Finish, aft Tailor-Made, eannot be toatea i* the Commonwealth. Many lines still at Old Pri^ji. W* era . continually opening' op New Season'* Goods in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. Our Sto«k is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were faougKb many months ago to arrive, and are at the present time mack b®" low tits market value. W. F. WELLS & CO. AEEXAUDEE-STEEET, EORT PIBIE. 8. C. COTTLE, GALVANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &0. TANKS, BATHS, AND GENERAL IRONWORKERS, ALEXANDER ST., PORT PIRIE. Stocktaking ALL TRIMMED MILLINERY. Usual Prices, 21/, 16/9, 25/9, 19/6. To CLEAR at 5/11 EACH. GIRLS' TRIMMED SILK, SATIN and MUSLIN HATS. Usual Prices, 5/11 to 8/11. To CLEAR AT 2/11 EACH. 80-Inch WHITE TWILL SHEETING. To-day's Value, 3/11, for only 2/11 YARD. 1 Only STRIPED PIQUE ROBE, 19/6, for 3/11. 1 Only Good Quality CRASH DUST CO...
The Recorder Published Daily. TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1948. Local and General MINISTER AS AMBULANCE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
Published Daily. TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1918. LocaI:..and General MINISTER AS AMBULANCE MAN. When Thomas Murphy,, a seaman, fell in Alexander street on Saturday afternoon and fractured his leg, the Hon. H. Jackson (Commissioner- of Crown Lands) happened to be in the vicinity- Mr Jackson assisted to ren der first aid, and when the hand ambu lance was obtained the popular legis lator took the handles and wheeled th«v injured man through the town -to the hospital. Mr Murphy had only been out of the Hospital for a fortnight. He had previously had his /eg broken. His crutch received a knock, and the fall he sustained caused a refracture.
THREE CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
THREE CHARGES. A! Uie Police Court yesterday rnorri i».-, before .Mr G. E. Creswell, J.P., three .charges were preferred against Sydney de Kuyper. a laborer, who was arrested during" a disturbance in Alex ander.street on Saturday evening-. De Kuyper pleaded guilty to all the char ges, which were as follows: (1) Un lawfully using insulting- words in Alex ander street: (2) unlawfully resisting Constable William Alick Roy Kenwood :ti the execution of his duty whilst ?'nnveyiug him to llie Police Station; unlawfully using- indecent lan within the hearing of persons ?passing" in a certain, public street, to wit, Ellen street. .The latter offence occurred while lite accused was in the eell.at the back of the Railway Station, from where his language. which was most violent, and offensive, could be heard in the slreet. On oach of the charges of insulting language and in decent language. De Kuyper .was fined £2 and 15/ cosls, in default, a month's imprisonment, -while for resisting the polic...