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TRAVELLING IN THE SPIRIT. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
TRAVELLING IN THE SPI£lT. A travel book should first and fore Inost give the reader a sense of jour neying in pleasant and interesting com pany. All the great literature of the long trail owes its appedal not so much to the description of the scenes as to the way in which the author makes us enjoy sharing his feelings about them. 'We must ourselves take part in the ad ventures as they occur in the spirit of their recorder. The scientific outloolk of pure objectivity is just what we do not want in a book of travel. IWve must have the narrative colored by the pre judices and predilections of the scribe, and if these do not jar upon us we shall enjoy ourselves in his company.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS BIRTHS AND DEATHS, BEREAVEMENT NOTICES, MARRIAGES, and IN MEMORIAM NOTICES, accepted at "The News" Office, and by telephone, for insertion on the Back Page up to 12 noon daily. Such notices may also be forwarded through any of the nume rous "News" Agencies. Notices received after 1 p.m. will be inserted with the late adver tisements. (In order to guard against imposition, Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths must be authenticated by some respectable person to ensure insertion.) DEATHS HADAWAY.--On the 31st July, 1923, at his residence, Junction road. Rosewater, Edward Tapley Hadaway (suddenly). Peacefully sleep ing.
JOIN THE LEAGUE Irish Free State Applies WILL SPEAK FOR 25,000,000 LONDON, August 3. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
JOIN THE LEAGUE Irish Free State Applies WILL SPEAK FOR 25,000,000 (REUTER'S.) LONDON, August 3. One of the most important questions on the agenda for the forthcoming session of the Assembly of the League of Nations, says a Geneva message, will be the Irish Free State's request for admission. It is expected that Mr. W. Cosgrave will represent Ireland. Mr. White, a Free State representative, in an interview, declared that the admis sibn of Ireland was a matter of opening up a new phase in the history of the coun try. Ireland was now going to take its place on a footing of equality with other na tions. Hie pointed out that the Irish race was distributed throughout the world. Be s?idcs the 4,500,000 in Ireland, there were over 12,000,000 in Great Britain and the Dominions. The Free State delegates at the Assem bly of the League would be the spokes mer, of 25,000,000 souls. Ireland sought a continental market for her products and manufactures, and would do her utmost to re-establish the...
SAVE THE CHILDREN FUND [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
SAVE THE CHILDREN FUND Mr. L. W. Ferres, hon. treasurer, acknow •ges receipt of the following donations: A. M. Herold, £1; R. M. Finlayson, £5 RJ; R. Keyncs, .£5 5/; R.G.T., 10/; Port *gusta (per Mrs. Holdsworth), 6/6. xomen's Guild (Mount Lofty)-MiEs 'holls, £7; Miss Tibbitts, £1; Mrs. Daw :Is, £1; Miss Stephens, 5/; Guild Meeting, •ilection, 1S/6; Miss Hughes' School, 6/6. oxes--W. Vivian, Narracoorte, 10/6; L. ,vies, Clare, 3/6; Bank Australasia, Wir jara. 10/6; Commercial Bank, Port Vie .a, 3/6; E.S. & A. Bank, Wirrabara, 3/; •k of Adelaide, Port Lincoln, £1; Mount ifty XWomen'a Guild, per Mrs. Bright, 17/9; S. & A. Dank. and IHollis (chemist), Li 4; E. S. Ccoper. £1 5/;;; Railway Hotel, ,.0: Ozone Cafe, 5/3: Vrachan Wine Saloon, ; Lennan e Fruit Shop, 9/1:0; Harvey, To -,o'ist, 47S: W. Hudson, 3/4; Miss G. A rs, 1.i6; W. Marston, 6/S; G. Eustis, 4/7; taci. Tobacconist, 3/3; Cockington's, Sta ,o:iers, 6/4; under 3/, 7/2.
PLATE CRACKED Steamer Held For Repairs [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
PLATE CRACKED Steamer Held For Repairs I While a member of the crew was :hipping the side of the steamer Tre denham at Port Adelaide preparatory to repainting, he discovered that one of the vessel's plates an inch in thick ness was cracked for a length of 3 ft. This plate is situated on the port side. 'zabeam of No. 4 hatch, just aft of the midship deckhouse. The crack extends vertically down from the level of the main deck. The tank 'tween decks of No. 4 hold was full of Melbourne cargo from Liverpool, and they "were opened up for inspection. There appears to lave been little damage done to this cargo by seawater, which entered the fracture, although it is hard to gauge until her discharge. This cargo is mostly bagged alkali and cask oil. It is not known how the damage was sustained, but probably the bad wea t er encountered on her voyage out, which lasted for over two weeks at one stretch, was responsible. Repairs were promptly put in hand, and the crack oxy-welded. In additiori a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
THE DAILY TEST PROVES GANCHOR.ES GROCERIES The Best = St~illilll[ lliltlt llllll ilfillfilim iliti lif tilll tll imu llTl?f?fllll?ll(t?illll[tfl?? l lATiilit i illll T illllif tilllltlliiilliMliM? U? Undoubtedly the Sale of the. Season James A. Gibson s S Gigantic Genuine Winter Sale " WILL CONTINUE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS ON MONDAY Offering Exceptional Opportunities * in FURNITURE Furnishings, Carpets, Linoleums, Crockery, Hardware, and all Home Accessories. Sale Prices Without an Equal---COME . HESAI. UGibson "EVERYBODYS HOME FURNISHER" Hindley Street Blyth Street North Terrace Eiii 1-Nl 111l lllllllman u l lllauilll 1 flln a1irlnlitill1111llm lli llU ii k mi J l" " -I~i?allu'min flm i "-ln ic i PUBLIC NOTICES ALL Footballers and Football Supporters should attend Palais Royal Tuesday next, 8 p.m., the Grand Ball, aid of Harry Johns' Fund. Tickets 1/2. Book at the Grand. Particulars ring sec., Norwood 10a5. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WOOLLEN COM PANY. LIMITED. NOTICE is hereby given that the ORDI...
LEACOCK AND LIMELIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
LEACOCK AND LIMELIGHT. "Over the Footlights," by John Lane. The Bodley Head. From the Harvey Book Company. Every humorist has his mannerisms, and they sometimes become wearisome, but custom can never altogether stale the reader of Stephen Leacock. There is always some fresh freak of inge nuity to startle the reader. Just when he seems to be lulled into the peace that follows one laugh he is shocked into another. Mr. Leacock's humor is like the art of the bowler who both swerves and breaks. The batsman, thinking he has dealt with the swerve, is taken off his guard by the break. In this book the Canadian professor "pots" the different types of dramatic performance in fashion today. For this task his mastery of the art of anti climax is admirably suited. He,4ifts us on a crest of excitement and lets us down with a sheer drop into the absurd. We see this method at its best in his parody of the usual class trans lation of a Greek play. But there Is nearly always a vein of keen observa ti...
Ex-President as Printer [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
Ex-Presidenit as Printer Mr. Sanm .rhir, who represent, nou. las Fairbanks, and, is at present stay ing at the South r Australian Hotel. met the late Mr. Hlarding twice, and this rnorning told of the time when he wandered into the little newspaper offlie in Marion, Ohio, where the future President was struggling to make both ends meet. "I was doing some publicity work," he said, "and having to make a call at Marion soon found my way to the printing office where Harding was run ning a small weekly paper and aIso doing odd jobbingR `ork. "He was at work in his shirt sleeves, and I had a long. yarn with him. There were a cou ile of men employed, andl Mrs. Harding. was standing before a case setting type :for the next week's issue. Mr. Harding, because of his long association with" newspaper wor'k, always had a sofit spot for the re porters, and many a one he has gone out' of his way to: oblige with a good story. "The second tin I. met him was at the White H t ernh" he invited the -riff...
Reference at Mayoral Reception [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
Reference at Mayoral Reception' Flags at the Adelaide Post Office and Town Hall were ulying at half-mast this morning. Bells at the Town Hall will be tolled from 10.30 until 11 a.m. on Monday. Reference to the President's death wais made by Mr. Lewis Cohen (Lord; Mayor) at the civic reception to Siri Harry and Laly Lauder in the Town Hall this morning. Mr. Cohen said the Prosident's death. was most unfortunate, for the world, and the deepe.,t sorrow would be mani fested among all people. He expressed symnpathy for Mrs. Harding, a feeling which he was certain would be felt byj every citizen in the Commonwealth. Mr. W. J. Hill (president of th, Cham ber of Ccmmerce and representing the South Austialian Caledonian Society) and Sir Josiah Symon also expressedl deep regret. "We deplore the passing of President Harding," said Sir Harry Lauder. "I have come in contact with him perso nally, and I found him a great big, sim ple, kindly, Christian man, who was in his ofice for the good of hum...
AUSTRALIA'S SYMPATHY Prime Minister Sends Cable MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
AUSTRALIA'S SYMPATHY Prime Minister Sends Cable MELBOURNE, Today. The following message has been dis patched by Mir. S. M. Bruce, Prime Minister, through his Excellency the Governor-General ,to the United States Government. "I wish to offer you the profound sympathy of the people of Australia on the death of President Harding. It him we felt that Australia and the Em pire had a friend. His last speech wa typical of the great peace-loving den, cracy which had chosen him as its fire citizen. "Through that speech ran the spir, of peace and international brotherho I It gave hopeto a world weary of strife that Americat louid, unii .lus gu.. ance, bring its po.verful aid to the , tablishment of a Court for the peacý ful settlement of international di: putes. "To his lasting credit will stand th. conception and achievement of th. \Vashington Conference. His promp action probably axerted war, and rc mcved from the minds of the people e at least three great nations the imme diate dread of a ...
KING EXPRESSES SORROW Message to Mrs. Harding LONDON, August 3. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
KING EXPRESSES SORROW Message to Mrs. Harding (REUTER'S.) LONDON, August 3. The British public were s1'hocked to learn cf President Harding's dtath, as it was generally believed that. he had emerged from the danger zone and was on the high road to fhll recovery. Outward expressions of regret were, immediately manifested by the half hasting of British' and American flagsI over the city and West-End business houses. Their Majesties tele-gra]Thed to Mrs. Harding their pefi?onal sympathy, and added:-"The whdle of the British people jion with tiose of our sister ha tion, who mourn tie death of the Pre sident at the cultinating point in his distinguished career." While the newsp;tbers do not class him as a great Presidcnt, like some of his predecessors, they pay tribute to him as a dependable, honest, upright man with out a single personal enetu, and trace his, wise influence ~ft the settlement of two outstanding issues during his Pre sIdency-4the PacifflcArmaments question and the fundin...
MONEY, MARKETS, AND MINING BANK OF ENGLAND RETURN Reserve Declines (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 2. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
BANK OF ENGLAND RETURN Reserve Declines (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON. August 2. Today's Bank of England return shows a reserve of notes and gold amounting to £20,769,000, compared with £21,67:3,0:j, a week ago. The reservo rates to liabilities i 17.52 per cent., compared with 1S.0' on July 2J: D)etaiis of the latest etatement are as fol low : ISSUE DEPARTMENT. Quoto Issue ............. .. £145,5(2,000 Coin and Bullion ...... ... £125,812,000 BANKING DEPARTMENT. Roest ... ..£...........£,4,2,000 }'ublic Deposits ...... .. ..?£12,784,000 Other Deposits . ....... £I?5,759,00o Seven-day and other Bills . .. £9,000,000 Government Securities . .... £45,99,001 Other Securities ...... . .. £,9,921.000 Notes in Reserve .......... £1.,940,000 Gold an. Silver Coin ....... £1,829,000