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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
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CARGOES DULL QUOTATIONS EASIER LONDON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
CARGOES DULL QUOTATIONS EASIER LONDON, February 26. Cargoes were dull to-day and quotations lower. Parcels were steady at late, rates for Manitobas and La Platas, but occasion- ally 3d. easier for Australians. Trading. however, was very quiet. A May- Western AurtraUm shipment at 22" sold to Man chester: a parcel by t"je Baron Maclay brought 22' to Italy; an Australian Marc? shipment 21 9 to Malta: and a Western Australian March-April parcel at 226. Futures: — London —February and April. 20 2 quarter. Liverpool closed— Marcn. 4/3?s cental; Hay, 4 si; July. V6Vi; and October, 4/85 a. Spot trade,
MINING SHARES LONDON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
MINING SHARES LONDON, February 26. The latest sales (mean prices) for the undermentioned shares were:- broken Hill North. 35[?] Mount Lyell, [?] sons of Gwalia, 3/9: Lake view and star, 9/[?] Zinc Corporaticn (ord.), 17/; Kamuntlng, 5/7? i; Mount lsa. 11/3; Bhodesia&lt;Broken Hill. I/6V2; Wlluna, 15/10>i; Nona Kal gurli, 2/10IJ. Others not dealt in. P. & O. COMPANY LONDON, February 26. F. & O. Company's deferred £1 shares are quoted at 29/3 METAL PRICES The following are the latest middle prices of metals on the London markets: —Copper (standard, spot and forward). £46 IS/7ii; (best selected). £48 17/6; (electrolytic spot). £49 10/; (forward), £50. Lead (spot). £14; (forward), £14 2/6. Spelter (spot), £12 15/; (forward). £13 1/3. Tin (spot). £120 16/3; (forward), £122 6/3. "Silver (standard, spot), 1/ 7-16; (farward). 1/OJ; (fine. spot). \/\ 7-16; (for ward), 1/lg. Movements were mostly ad verse. Standard copper, spot, eased 13/7y z ; forward. 15/7>i; b...
DISTRIBUTING WAGE CUT EFFECTS Court Discusses Position of Prosperous Companies PROMISES CONSIDERATION Melbourne, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
DISTRIBUTING WAGE CUT EFFECTS Court Discusses Position of Prosperous Companies PROMISES CONSIDERATION Melbourne, February 27. When the Full Court of the Ar- bitration Court, consisting of Chief Judge Dethridge, Judge Beeby, and judge Drake-Brockman, dealt to- Judge Drake-Broctanan, day with more applications for re ductions of 10 per cent, in award rates in respect to various indus tries, the question arose whether prosperous companies would be given tbe benefit of the reduction. Tliis discussion arose from a remark by Mr. G. A. Mooney, who represented the Coopers' Union, and who suggested a few days ago that such companies as the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. should not be given the relief asked for. Mr. Mooney returned to the matter again to-day, when, the case of the Coopers' Union was before the court. Mr. Mooney said that the court had indicated that it might not make any difference between those companies that were prosperous and those that were not. Such an intimation would eff...
Governor Visits Scouts at Victor Harbour Victor Harbour, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
Governor Visits Scouts at Victor Harbour Victor Harbour, February 27. His Excellency the Governor (Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven), ac- companied by Lieutenant Robertson- Aikman, A.D.C., visited the Boy Scout Hall to-night and was welcomed by the president (Mr. S. H. Lukman), the vice-president (Mr. J. W. Grabble), and Scoutmaster Young. His Excellency said be had come so wish the Scouts and Cubs good luck and to congratulate them on belonging to such a worthy organisation. He had always heard good reports about the troop. It would be a big year for Scouts, because of the visit of Lord Baden-Powell, and he hoped that as many as possible from the Victor Har bour troop would go into camp, where they would associate with other Scouts. He had discussed with Commander Loudoun-Shand the possibility of ob taining a boat for the Victor Harbour troop, and lie hoped in time to see a Sea Scout troop established there. The troop gave an exhibition of gym nastics, under Scoutmaster Young.
COUNTRY CRICKET CARNIVAL MATCHES BEGIN ON MARCH 9 M. Hutton's Eligibility Questioned [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
COUNTRY CRICKET CARNIVAL MATCHES BEGIN ON MARCH 9 M. Hutton's Eligibility Questioned The inclusion of M. Hutton, of Port Augusta, in the South Australian team, to play against Tasmania to-day, has caused discussion as to whether he will be eligible to play for the Wandearah club in trfe country cricket carnival, which will begin in Adelaide on March 9. The rules of the Country Carnival Cricket Association provide for the ex clusion of district cricketers, but no provision is made debarring country players who step into first class cric ket without first playing for a district j cricket club. i The secretary of the association &lt;Mr. C. H. Haxtwig) said yesterday that it would be regrettable if Hutton were refused permission to play for Wan dearah simply because the State se lectors had decided to give him a trial in an unimportant foter-Staie match. It was unlikely that Wan dearah would lose his services for the carnival matches. Turf Wicket for Practice It is probable that...
RAIL MARGINS CUT IN VICTORIA 15,000 Men Affected Melbourne, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
RAIL MARGINS CUT IN VICTORIA 15,000 Men Affected Melbourne, February 27. The Railways Classification Board to-day issued an interim award provid- ing for an emergency reduction of 10 per cent, on margins in excess of the basic wage. Th? award affects 15.000 railway men. The board has attached important conditions to the award, the object of which is to ensure equality of sacrifice throughout the service. It was originally estimated by the Commissioners that a reduction of 10 per cent, in the margins would save £74,000 for the remainder of this finan cial year, but conditions imposed will upset this estimate. The reduction will not apply to those employes wno suffered a reduction of 10 per csnt. or more ori the setting aside j of the railways' awards hi October oij last year. j
LOANS MORE ACTIVE At Generally Firmer Rates [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
LOANS MORE ACTIVE At Generally Firmer Rates commonwealth Government securities were in somewhat better demand on the Stock Exchange of Adelaide yesterday, and notwithstanding that the latest financial proposal of the Federal Treasurer will. If agreed to, entail inflation, buyers were pre pared to pay Higher rates for most issues. The chief feature among other Invest ments was the continuance of the recover ing movement in Elder, Smith. Influenced by easlngs in metal prices. Barriers opened weaker, but a firmer market ruled before the dese. However, together with other mining concerns, they supplied compara tively little business. The following table chows bow yester day's closing cash sales compared with pre ceding ones:— Rises Commonwealth 5 per cent., 1948 ~ .. 5' Commonwealth s>i per cent., 1934 .. 7/6 Commonwealth S>/4 per cent, 1935 .. 2/6 Commonwealth s',i per cent.. 1931 .. 2/6 Commonwealth 6 per cent., 1937 .. .. 15/ Elder. Smlta .. 4/ Goldsbroush, Mort .. .. .. .. .. ...
BOY DROWNED IN HOBART RIVER WAS FISHING IN DARK Punt Struck By Ferry Boat Hobart, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
BOY DROWNED IN HOBART RIVER WAS FISHING IN DARK Punt Struck By Ferry Boat Hobart, February 27. A boy of 14 was drowned in Hobart Harbor last night. Ronald Young (14), Arthur Crisp (16), and Roy Wheatley (14) rowed out into the harbor to fish. It was dark and they bad no light. Tbe punt in ?which they were paddling was struck by a ferry steamer. Wheatley jumped clear just before it struck and the im pact knocked the other two from the punt. The searchlights of HJW-AJ3. Austra lia, which was berthed not far away, were trained on the surrounding water, and boats and launches from the Can. "i>rra and Albatross went in search of the boys. Crisp and Wheatley were rescued, but Young's body was not found. ____________.
STOCKS AND SHARES MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
STOCKS AND SHARES MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne, February 27. To-day's sales:—Ccmmonwealth Loans, 5U per cent. (1933), £90 7/6; 6 per cenu (1932), £93 12/6; 6 per cent. (1938). £95 2 6. £95 10/; B-A.W-R.ft.. l/7'-2; Golds- brough. 21/9. 22/; CommercUU Bani; 16/; Geelong Gas, 20/; Australian Knitting, 16/; Amalgamated Zinc, 8/2; Broken win Pro prietary, 14/8, 14/10; DunJop, 3/6. 9/8: MU laquin. W/a; Yarra Falls, 18/; Yellow Cabs. 7/6; do. (paldj, 1/10; Yellow Express. 1/9: North Broken Hill, 43/6; Sulphide Corpora tion, 7/8; Mount liyell, 23/; do. (six weeks). 22 10? i; Tatuapa. 12/9; Tongkah Com pound, 19/. 19/1. 18/10; do. (six -weeks), 19/, 18/9; BJL. Oil, 3/2. SYDNEY MARKET Sydney, February 27. To-day's sales:—Amalgamated Wireless. buyer, 21/6; do. (con.), buyer 14/; Com monwealth Loans, s.i per cent. (1933), £90 7/6, £90 8/9; SV, per cent. (1943). £87 17/6; S?S per cent. (1931), £95 13/9. £S5 15/; 6 per cent. (1932J, £93 10/; 6 per cent. (1937).' £96 5/. £96 7/6; 6 per cent. (1938)...
TASMANIA TO PLAY HERE TO-DAY Visiting Side Keen FORMER SOUTH AUSTRALIAN IN PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TASMANIA TO PLAY HERE TO-DAY Visiting Side Keen FORMER SOUTH AUSTRALIAN IN PARTY Immediately after their arrival from Melbourne by the express yes- terday, the Tasmanian cricketers practised at the Adelaide Oval, and made their first acquaintance with the Adelaide wicket. One member of the team, however, knows something of Adelaide cricket conditions. He is B. E. Ward, who Played cricket and football for West Torrens last year. When the Tas- Uianiau team to visit Melbourne and Adelaide was announced, he was not among those chosen, but the last-minure withdrawal of N. Davis resulted in Ward being included in the party. Mr. Harold Bushby, the manager of the team, eaid it included several pro mising players. Cricket in Tasmania needed the help afforded by visits from the stronger States, and he hoped that South Australia would send a team before long. The match, which will begin at 1130 a.m. to-day, will finish on Tuesday Messrs. G. A. Hele and L. G. Wallace will umpire. The teams are:...
MILK WAR PRIMARY PRODUCERS' POSITION To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
MILK WAR PRIMARY PRODUCERS' POSITION To the Editor I am, &c., entirely appropriate.- ARTHUR SNELL, Bolivar. Sir-In the "Advertiser" of February 21 Mr. Geo. morphett, of Amscol, is reported as saying:- The board regrets the lack of assistance from the present Milk Producers' Association in nrotecting the selling price of milk worn destructive competition, in mar keting. As vice-president of this asso ciation and the dairymen's representa rwJ? n? he J Soutil Australian Advisory ££& Spl4 * challenge Mr. Mot oS^ statements. I have attended almost every meeting of this M?k Pro aucers Association, and can say that Amscol. as well as any other mnir b- uy mg company, has had the protection of this association, provided that all is fair and aboveboard and not against "^toterests of the milk producer. nfM£? M. oipu?tt-implies tb*t the cause SL'fe trouble fa with the Producer^ vP'ntaJ.? 1"* part His company ;s playing m the matter. His version of the facte is that because the p...
PARTY GOVERNMENT UNDEMOCRATIC ELECTORAL SYSFTEM To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
PARTY GOVERNMENT UNDEMOCRATIC ELECTORAL SYSFTEM To the Editor Sir—Mr. W. G. Duncan claims that the party system makes for stability . of government. I challenge that statement. During the last three years every State has changed its Govern-! ment. those that praridusly were Labor ? now being Nationalist, and vice versa.' whilst in Victoria the full three vears did not elapse, for a dissolution of Parliament caused an election and a change of Government at an earlier dste. The same tli'"? has occurred in the Federal sphere. Qne cannot call that stability of government. In other parts of the British Empire, where the party system of government is in use, the same thing is happen ing. Does not this constant cnange : show thai the people are so dissatis ? fled with the Governments they are . getting that they axe willing to try tne ? alternative that is offering in the hope ?. that it will prove to be something bet .! ter, often to find thai it is worse? Our electoral system is not demo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
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LITERATURE RECENT PUBLICATIONS LORD BIRKENHEAD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
LITERATURE RECENT PUBLICA- TIONS LORD BIRKENHEAD "Smith of Birkenhead," by H.A. Taylor, London: Stanley Paul. [?] not exactly, in Goldsmith's phrase, one of the "lords of human kind," Ir3ro Birtenhead was for a generation % csnoni&&ding figure in British poli tics. One of the chief buttresses of Coaservstism. he combined within sup port a certain waywardness that was die- despair of his colleagues and the ?*r3E?n of his political opponents; wiiae as a legs! practitioner he had wiial 'or a Conservative was a quite Sereacal contempt for authority. Eojai is later life he tried in bis ?t*w. Life and Letters" to justify his Sacrsnt contempt for the County Bench. On one occasion he had the rudeness so say. -I, who have been listened to wSh respect by the highest tribunal In ?i?e Isac. am no: some to be brcw fceasen fay a garrulous old County Court Joi^e." -Will you explain that to Ec Honor?" he said on another occa sion to a witness. "No. not to me, torn, *o the Jury." sai...