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BROKEN HILL IRISH PIPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
BROKEN HILL IRISH PIPERS. The members of the Broken Hill Irish Pipers' Band are expected to ar rive in Port Pirie to-day for the pur-. pose of assisting at the St. Patrick's Day celebrations to-morrow. Ori ar rival of the Broken Hill train, which is expected at about 1.30 p.m., the visit ing bandsmen will be tendered a re ception at the International Hotel by tlie Sports Committee.
BEES IN ELLEN STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
BEES IN ELLEN STREET. A swarm of bees, settled on the ver andah post in front of the premises or Messrs Limb and Williams, in Ellen street, on Sunday afternoon, and a small crowd of people collected to look at the .unusual sight. The swarm had disappeared before next morning-, either h'Aving' been captured or moved of their own accord to other quarters.
Palestine THE BRITISH STILL ADVANCING. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
THE BRITISH STILL ADVANCING. (Reuter's Service). ? LONDON,; Sunday. A Palestine ofiicial .message states: The advancaf nortjhward1 was con tinued! yesterday morning. "We cross ed :t-h£ iWadiauja . and> captured a Turkish position five miles westward of the Jordan. We advanced on either side of the; Jer usalem-jSTtablus road oxi a front oi 13 miles to an average depth of from; t%vo to three miles. We occupied Keframalik, Seel ?wad/, and Telasur, eastward, of the road. The enemy unsuccessfully at tacked to retake Telsur., We; encoun tered and occupied Hit on the Euph rates yesterday morning without* op pssition. The Turks retired seven miles upstream.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
PATRICK'S DAY DEMCLN . STRATION. St. Patrick's Day Demonstration 011 Wednesday promises to be the great success it has always been in the past. The secretary (Mr J. .T. Madigan) and his assistant (Mr W. J. Thompson) have the arrangements well in baand, and iine weather seems to be all that is now needed. The proceedings will be opened by a grand procession, head ed by St. Mark's Band, whiifli will; leave St. Mark's Church at 10 a.m., and march through the principal streets of the town to the Railway Station. Special train,- arrangements have been made. A special train will leave Ellen street for the course at 11 a.m., and will leave the course for Pirie at C.8 p.m. The 12 noon fr-ain from Ellen street will. stop at the icourse to put down passengers. The 5.15 to Peterborough will stop to pick up passengers. Adult combination tickets will be sold for rail,, ground,' and enclosure. A line programme of athletic and horse racing eveiits has been prepared. There will also be, un der Mr J...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. PORT PIRIE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
RED CROSS SOCIETY. PORT: PIRIE BRANCH. ' t The honorary secretary (Miss Mc Eweu) writes: Further contributions for January and "February are acknowledged with thanks:' Mrs IL Finch (flowers sold), £4; donation by Mrs S. .\V. Qsborne (for soldiers' parcels), £1/1/: . donation by Miss M.MeEwen (for soldiers' par cels), £1; Solornontown Post Office box,."£1/4/; Port Pirie Post Oillce box, 13/4; Mrs C, Bottrall (children's ef fort), 10/-; Congregational Ladies' Auxiliary, £1/1/. j Monthly contributions: Collected bv i Mrs R. Clarke, £2/13/; Mrs G. Deg lenh'ardt, £4: Mrs M. L. Warren. £5 13/; Mrs S. W. Osborne, £7/18/6; [Mrs H; F. Welch (Hundred of Pirie subs.). £3/3/. Mesd.imes Gudgeon, Thompson and Charlesworth and Miss Doris Osborne, each 1 pair socks; knitted by Hundred of Pirie Auxiliary, is pairs socks, 2 scarves, 1 washer. Forwarded to Central £100, as fol lows: For prisoners of war, £40; for general work, £40; for invalid foods, £20. - Forwarded to Red Cross Produce Depot (for ho...
COMMONWEALTH WAR LOAN, No [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
COMMONWEALTH WAE, LOAN, No When the last, War, loan was is uued, the A.M.P. Society,, with a view./ to assisting purchasers, agreed to ad vane^ tne purchase money condition ally en the applicant effecting a pol icy to mature qoncurrently with the maturity date of the loan.. That this offer was appreciated was -evidenced .by the number . oV applications! receiv ed by the Society in all Hie States. The A.MJP. ha^, decided »4ol give in tending purchasers the Bam© facilities in connection) with the present loan In, addition, however, an attractive alternative scheme is offered to the public under which the bonds may be purchased on very easy terms, i All that - is required of the purchaser is to make a first Payment of 5 per cent, of the amount applied for, and to effect an ordinary policy either un der whole life or endowment assur ance tables of the Society for "the amount of the purchase anoney. 'For example, any person wishing) to pur chase £500 War Loan would merely require to pay ...
SPORTING. (Notes by "Churinga.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
SPORTING. (Notes by "Churinga.") Tlie healthy dividend paid by Bonnie Vincent at Balakiava on Wednesday has again drawn attention to other huge totalisator results since the in ception of the machine in this State. Nothing has approached the phenomen al dividend of £8316/16 returned in 1884 ^-although had Westendale won that Hurdle Race at Morphetville a few weeks back instead of running second he would have gone mighty close to it. The leading dividends paid in this State are as follows: D.O.D. (1881) .. ..'..£836 16 0 Perfect Friar (1914) . ..187 5 0 Westendale (2nd, 1917) . 181 10 0 Timothy (1908) 139 10 0 Drumance (1912) .. .. 137 12 0 Antarctic (1900) 128 16 0 Robona (1914) .... ..123 7 0 Summerfield (1913) . . . 119 8 0 Maid of the Mist (1896) . 105 1 0 Ranfurly (1900) .. .. . 101 13 0 Thunderer (1896) . .. 99 4 0 Cuba (1902) 96 13 0 Tapioca (1900) 87 15 0 First Fleece (1905) .. .. 83 1 0 St. Leonard (1908) ... 81 2 0 Testator (1904) 79 0 0 Bonnie Vincent (1918) 78 7 0 Pandanu...
THE EXTERMINATION OF RABBITS ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
THE EXTERMINATION OF RABBITS ADELAIDE, Sunday- J The menace 'of the rabbit : plague? was emphasised yesterday by the Gom-f missioner of Crown Lands. He saidi| -"Settlers' a.'l over the State are 'i»usyf£ at present endeavoring-- to cope withls Wie rabbit? plague, tlie pest having in-i? I creased to .-an. alarming, 'extent -during®, the past feyv months. The efforts ofj settlers to a'great extent have been re-.fi larded by a shortage of rabbit poison,!;, which is manufactured in Sydney, but; which, owing to shipping difficulties,' cannot be obtained quickly enough forH the requirement's of this State. . Thai Governinent lias been in communica^*] lion for some lime ''with the Federal?] authorities with a view to the urgency^! of supplies of rabbit poison for South-; Australia being recognised, and^for thei* commodity to i»e placed on the priority | list. I am now Jiopeful that our efforts -1 in this direction will be successful. It/( has :Uso been represented to the Gov-, ernment that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
If Your Last Chance. Cheap Footwear. -" ^ ?????? "Red lehif LS BOOMING AND GOING STRONG. LAST DAYS . ANNOUNCED, LAST DAYS. SPECIAL ODDMENTS AND lUiMNAXTS MUST BB> GOT RID OF REGARD LESS OF COST. MEN'S, WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S FOOTERY, All Sorts, All Sjzos. ALL B ARC GAINS. SEE STAITE, The Lively Beotman, and Get Wiso to the LOW PRICES. , . SAkE NOW 7 ON. S,&lt;\LE NOW ON. J MORE ROOM \VANTED. . ; ' NEW STOCK ARRIVING. COMPARISON IS WHAT WE WANT. SEE OUR WINDOWS. The Big Drapery Emporium HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW MAMMOTH DRAPERY STORE?? . A Visit Will be Appreciated. ' BARGAINS IN OUR SHOWROOM DIVISION. BARGAINS, IN OUR MANCHESTER DIVISION. BARGAINS IN OUR HOSIERY DIVISION. BARGAINS. INv.OtJR EMBROIDERY AND LACE DIVISION. BARGAINS IN OUR RIBBON AND GLOVE DIVISION. BAXlGAINb IN OUR HABERDASHERY DIVISION. V JJ^RGAINSI INj OLIl^SS'ATWNERY DIVISION. BARGAINS ftLL dVER^f HE BIQ STO^E. * " LADIES!-We would draw your attention to an Up-to-Date PITTiXG ROOM for Ladies' and Children's B...
KAISER'S CLOSER SETTLEMENT. 30,000 AGRE BLOCKS IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
KAISER'S CLOSER SETTLEMENT. 30,000 AGKE BLOCKS IK AUS TRALIA. .Senator Owen, of Oklahoma,; in presenting a resolution to the United States Senate on ^January 31,. an nounced that the Kaiser intended to, allot large estates in Australia to in fluentiar Germans. j Senator Owen rea'd from the pasB phlet of August Thyssen., the -gr JH 'German capitalist, in which it boldly declared! that the lvaiser offered him personally 30,000 acres in* ( Australia and a/ loan, of £150,000 withi which, to develop it. Promises of a similar kind were made to at least 80 otheF persons of Germany a»d entered in a hook at the trades department. Thyssen de clares, when 'he refused to underwrite the war thus, his property was taken away from him.
PORT PIRIE RACING CLUB. NOMINATIONS FOR AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
I I PORT PlRIE RACING CLUB. NOMINATIONS FOR AUTUMN MEETING. The secretary of the Port Pirie Rac .118' Clu'h Ltd. (Air J. Firmin Jenkins) iias received the foil-owing? nominations i&lt;n- tin.* club's Autumn Meeting: HANDICAP TRIALS. Wiitu, Pompongoorali. .M azari.--. Snow town, Lulabar, Cheer Up, Scru laria. Holy Friar. General .Uit'fre, Jan dy, F.J I.E., Miss Point, Master-Pandion, uilo!era.nee, Lady Broughton. Laura's Pride, Mirabilite, Jim Watson. Pichi RU-lii. FASTER HURDLES. Pctekrei, Master Pistol, Asparagus, Sir Pistol, Scrutaria, Golden Vest. Loch Torridon, Trausniitto, Lochiel, Witch cap. AUTUMN HANDICAP. Wairakei, Tin/ly, Rayahs, Master Pistol, Korea, Albaree, Iloly Friar, Coo nong, Jancty, Pathephone, Laura's Pride. Arise, Etienne. OAKLANDS HANDICAP. Mazaris, Snow town. Merty Made, Asparagus, Coonong, Bobinite, Etienne, .Uarinolite, Lady Captin.no, Carawa, Capitation, Queenbroo.k, Jim Watson, Disturb. .TEMPERS' FLAT. Juggler King, Pompongoorali, Master Pistal, Kor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
Are SHOWING THIS WEEK a VERY FINE RANGE of Our Show of CURTAINS is con=iJcrOiI .(iOOU. TAINS from 4/&~ to -io/ Pair, in splendid designs. GRASS LAWN and COLD -MADRAS CURTAINS are showing to Great Advantage. ? ua\e LACE ^ ^ ~ We have a Very Fine Lot of CRETTONNES. . Among the. Designs are those suitable for Furnishing, or the Latest- in Skirts. Une line REVER SIBLE CRETTONNE, in Red or Green, at 2/11. yard. A Very Prelty Cret tonne (reversible) at 4/G yard. Ii' you are desirous of ftB-COVEBUNG your DOWN QUILT ? or l!«.e win ter, .see our Selections of FLORAL SATTEENS. just-the thfnsr for lip.! pur pose. We have a few Very Dainty Linos in JAP CREPE, which make pre IMI v for Kimonas, Dressing Jackets, etc. There are MANY OTHER LINES to INTEREST YOU at ' up very OPPOSITE THE POST . OFFICE. House where the Values -are. WANTED ADVERTISEMENTS. THE World's Greatest Problem Play, "God's Greatest Gift," a Picture that lias Staggered the Whole World. See this at Casino To-night. WANTED...
"HIGH JINKS" TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
"HIGH JINKS1' TO-NIGHT. "High Jinks,-" J. C. Williamson's produclion, is a rollicking musical co medy with hilarious situations, and it all happens from the eccentricities of a peculiar Dr. Thorne, who captivates everyone -with a whiff of a special per fume which he dispenses. "Something Seems Tingling,'' .the brightest musi cal number, has been sung and is known by all and sundry, and almost every scratch orchestra in the world ias had a "go" at it: but it is some thing new when rendered by the mem bers of the-O'Councir'Opera.-.Company. The very -words of this song are the plot of the story, which in the comic opera has twice - the. interest, with the other numbers, "Love's Own Kiss," "The Bubble Song." etc., as when sung as concert- numbers. The full O'Con nor Opera Company will appear in the caste, and a change of scenery and ballets will be made. "High Jinks" will be staged to-night at the Town Hall for the farewell performance of the season. Box plans are available ?at. Slater'...
COMIC OPERA AT THE TOWN HALL. "SO LONG LETTY." [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 March 1918
COMIC OPERA AT THE TOWN HAUL. "SO" LONG LETTY." Mr I). 13. O'Connor's, Comic Opera Company appeared in the Town Hall last night before an audience that jacked it in every part, and many were unable to gain admission. The eager ness of the public for seats was largely due to the reputation Mr O'Connor has established for always bringing along something good-a good play and a good company: while another factor was the popularity of "So Long Letty," which- takes high rank as a musical comedy. It is a clever absurdity, based on two good chums swapping wives .;also pats) for a week's trial. There is. -as may be imagined, plenty of scope .n this arrangement for broad comedy, and .the fun is hilarious practically from the rise to the fall of the curtain.' The piece is rich, loo, in sweet, light music, and the company, though nu merically not so strong as others Mr O'Connor lias brought along, gave a .'lever and most enjoyable presenta tion of it. .Miss Katie May was happily -laced as Lefty...