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LOST LETTERS COMPLAINTS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LOST LETTERS COMPLAINTS The Deputy Postmaster-General (Mr, E. P. Ramsay) complained yesterday that people who pasted letters contain- lag money without registering them 3 were not (air to the department. Ho .-:* was replying to mmmwnlrattmi? sent t? "The Advertiser" by country nadenr-f^ about letters containing money' which ?$ did not zescfa tnefr *fc f Ramsay old ttwt at all letter boxes ; there were notices pointing oat tb? -g need for reglstertng letters ooptaminf valuables. Only wltti regtetered lettaa y was there a record or the receipt and- if delivery. AH complaints should tos-.-'^ lodged witb the &lt;lepartmeat, and ctery ;^ effort would be made to timeeibe mUs- -^ ing articles. .rj
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
ROSELLA MUSTARD PICKLES ?Batartnt duties should always in ttmOm I ht tl RoteUa unrivalled reason | V^%u Measures/ 4 but — any time is Sal Vital time ij Whenever you feel thirsty, the most refreshing, the ? J| finest health drink without a doubt, is Sal Vital. ; /| It quenches the thirst, cools and purifies the blood, -| '.-§ stimulates the sluggish liver, and keeps you as tit as ?? a fiddle throughout the trying days of summer. ; ; "Don't let a day pass without having m glass." * ; BICKFORDS I ~3jzeft& you fie? . || 279|fj
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Vfi&jl&yoo* Son l^vl to appear SS^atfdiool/ r Then why lei him go out in the morning with dmty, unpolished shoes ? Irt co quick and easy to ?tine them with "Nng ~ ?et" — and waterproof / them at the same time. AIX COLOURS: BUdc, Tan. Dark Tan, Middle Brown, Patent and White. "AOGGET ? BOOT POLISH -? ?Gmaj ?NUGGET' /%j&&B^ (gticui* A household preparation for over half a cenlury. Those who know the secret of skin health and beauty use Caticura Soap and Ointment regular ly to keep the skin and scalp in good condition. They also find Cuticnra Talcum ideal for every member of the family. Soap la. Ointment Is. and 2s. Talcam Is. 3d. Sample each free. Address: R. Towns & Co. Sydney, N.S.W. RUPTURE If you are a snfferar l?t at tend you particular! of our PATtNT AIR-CUSHION APPLIANCE themosr scientific apparatusyei ir.\*cnted tor Rupture. No cumbrifcnie fralltng springs. Uc fttic a hire 'trial uuh everj' appH?nce sent out. Ei-fre and com:ort Irom the ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
TO CORRESPONDENTS Readers arc invited to ask for in- formation on as; subject. An answer will be published in this column as earl; as possible. Be- cipe* wIU De answered in We Woman's World Section on Wed- &lt; "Eupture.? Gowler.—The Information Klven you In these columns a few days ago was incorrect. Erooks's rupture ap pliances can be obtained from Birfcs. che mist, 58. Bundle-street, Adelaide. "Subscriber." Mount Brr??n. —To protect skins rrom weevils, the skins sliould le painted with a solution of arsenic and soda, but the quantities require, to make the solution, being a tirade r?TPt. we can- I rot supply Ibeni. The article Is kept t> ! all hide and skill merchant. i "Enquirer." Kelmscott. —1. To remove fcHlt from fat. For small quantities, place the fat In a clean vessel und acd boiling water equal to one-quarter the walsnt or fat. allow to simmer gently, t-et aside over nlgnt, and remove the csfce of clean fat. If dealing with larger quantifies, allow to settle un...
BOOKS RECEIVED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
BOOKS RECEIVED ?The Uneasy Triangle." Four Tears of the Occupation. As seen by "Apex." Lon don: John Murray. ?The Motor Ship." Belerence book lor 1931. Compiled by the etaO ol "The Motor Kilp." London: Temple Press. ?The Miracle ol PeUle." By J. L. Camp bell. London: W. Collins A Sons. "A Croup Speaks." By a group ol Cambridge University Mctfaodlstc. Lon don: J. Alfred Sharp. "Trie Elder ol San. Felipe." By Charles. B. Snow. London: John Long. "Sign No More Ladies." By Ingaret GWard. London: Jarrolds. "Sana. Pepys. Listener." By B. M. Free man. London: Hutcnlneon & Co. "Boy* in Trouble." A story ol adolescent crime and Its treatment- By Mrs. Le Mes eurler. London: John Murray. "Oos and "Magog-" By Vincent Sneean. London: Cerald Duckworth & Co. "The Passage." By Vance Palmer. London: Stanley Paul & Co. ?The Tides of Malvern." By Francis Qrtswold. London: Jirrolds. "Armoured Doves." By Bernard New man. London: J&rrolds. ?Tne Marreadon Mj*tery." By J. S....
AFFAIRS ABROAD REVIEW OF THE WEEK By THE FOREIGN EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
AFFAIRS ABROAD REVIEW OF THE WEEK By THE FOREIGN EDITOR The wealth of news from Spain dur- ing the past few weeks resolves itself into one primary fact, that the nation is dissatisfied with the present system of government, and determined on a change. For seven years it was under a despotic administration, the law: General Primo de Rivera making no such pretence, as Signor Mussolini in Italy has done. of dividing his autii ority with a Parliament. Then tiie King quarrelled with de Rivera, who. ! no:, lone: before his death was sup j planted" by another military leader. ; General Berenguer. But tiie latter'^ I I briefer reign has brought no peace to: i the troubled kingdom, and King j ! Alfonso, finding in the dictatorship ; j system IA broken reed at best; and oft a spear. | On whose *>harp point peace bleeds, and : I hope expires. i | has vielded to ihe popular clamor, ii ! ! not. for a republic, at least for the rc establishment of rtjsrforasibie govern- I merit. Berenguer imme...
THIRTEEN MONTHS IN YEAR SIMPLIFYING THE CALENDAR PROPOSED DRASTIC CHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
THIRTEEN MONTHS IN YEAR SIMPLIFYING THE CALENDAR PROPOSED DRASTIC CHANGES Calendar simplification, includ- ing a project for the introduction of a thirteen-month year, will be the subject of discussion at a meet' ing of the League of Nations at ' : Geneva in October this year. I ] It is contended by the opponeuts of j I the present calendar that its defects j j are the inequality of the months, the ( ; changing of week-day names for : monthly dales, and the drifting dales ? for Easter. 1 The calendar at. present in use is really the product of ;hc effort of ' Julius Caesar in the first century B.C. : to replace the imperfect solar calen i dar based on that of the Egyptians: ot' I alterations made by Augustus Caesar i in the number of days of the months;' land of the later introduction of the' "Christian seven days. Its structure! I became established in its present form i in the fourth century AJ3., and adjust ments were made by Pope Groeory in! 1582. The Gregorian adjustment, how- ...
Intractable, Bad-tempered, Destructive [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Intractable, Bad-tempered, Destructive THE Nylghau, or Blue Ox. at die Zoo. is in disgrace He has killed his mate, smashed the fence of his yard, and attacked the atten- One which was reared from a faun quite tame, turned suddenly upon its ferocity that it left him dead. "Hie Adelaide Zoo had a pair so dants who wished to enter bis domain in order to attend to his wants. One of the antelopes, the Nylghau, is an Inhabitant of the thickly wooded districts of India. It has not a social disposition, even in the wild state, be ing shy and wary. Its temper Is of the .shortest, and when it feels aggrieved it turns on ? its opponent, drops on its knees, and leaps forward with such as tounding rapidity that the attack can , hardly be avoided, even when the in tended victim is aware of the animal's intentions. i by an officer, though thought to be s owner and attacked him with such >me time ago, but in that case also the i latives of the Nylghaus—have the same in the Zoo have now attained ...
SILVERTON TRAMWAY COY. Working [?] With Employes [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
SILVERTON TRAMWAY COY. Working [?] With Employes Mr. L.H.M. Avery secretary of the Silverton Tramway Company, stated to- day than t new agreement had been arrived at between the [?] arrived at between the employes and the company regarding the conditions of work to operate until February 19. WO. The question of working hours was the only one which was disputed. Mr. Amy reported that it might be necessary to close the repair shop one week In four In future.
UNIFORM TIME Commerce Chamber Enquiring [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
UNIFORM TIME Commerce Chamber Enquiring A suggestion that South Australian time should be made uniform with that of the eastern States was discussed at the meeting of the Chamber of Com- merce yesterday. A sub-committee, comprising Messrs. O. M. O'Dea. W. Ourner. A. A. Simpson. J. H. Gosiat-, and F. W. Wneadon. was appointed to con sider the question and report later to the council. Mr. T. S. Cheadle reported that the recent visit of members of Uie Chamber of Manufactures to the South-East had imvrcs&ed on htm the possibilities of increasing trade there. Ke con sidered that in any scheme adopted for assisting the farmers and increasing production, the Sourh-Ea^t should not be overlooked.
FEDERAL CAUCUS Continued from Page 15 MR. LYONS NOT CERTAIN ABOUT HIS PLANS Does Not Want Hopeless Party Split, He Says Melbourne, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
FEDERAL CAUCUS Continued from Page 15 MR. LYONS NOT CERTAIN ABOUT HIS PLANS Does Not Want Hopeless Party Split, He Says Melbourne, February 20. Members of the Federal Labor Party who returned to Melbourne to-day from Canberra, were generally of the opinion That the cause at its next meeting that the caucus at its next meeting would agree to the proposal for the re turn and re-allotment of all port folios. Certain members declared emphatically that there had been a breakdown of confidence in the Prime Minister. Mr. Lyons arrived with other mem bens and left in the afternoon for Tea mania. He said that he was much disturbed by the turn of affairs in the party, and he appealed to members to realise the seriousness of the situa tion. ITheire was no political signifi cance, he said, in the departure of Mr. Guy and himself from Canberra before tbe end of the caucus meeting. They thought that the business of caucus was finished. Discussing the possibility of his forming a minority Labor Mi...
HORSE BOLTS WITH FIRE RAKE STUBBLE BLAZE SPREADS Lameroo, February 18. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
HORSE BOLTS WITH FIRE RAKE STUBBLE BLAZE SPREADS Lameroo, February 18. an anxious and exciting time was experienced on Mr. A. 3. A. [?] farm, about three miles from the township. Two employes were burning stubble and the horse attached to ? fO-tt fln ; rake, bolted through the stabbta. spreading fire In all directions. The " stubble on the next farm, belonging to " Mr. a. Hamann. was ooda ablaee. The hone then made for Jiome, and but for the efforts of Mr. A. Collms. it would have reached the haystacks and stables sear the homestead. iwr Collins **wd others to run through the burning stubble to over haulthe horse, and the men were on the verge of collapse. Telephone messages to the township brought many to the ?cene ol tbe fire, but had It not been (or a- sudden change in the wind, which took the flames across to a fallow paddock, no thing could hare gtoppeg the fire. .
FILM-MAD YOUTH REVOLVER DUEL WITH POLICE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
FILM-MAD YOUTH REVOLVER DUEL WITH POLICE His bead turned by films and detec- tive stories, s youth of 17 has last succeeded In Making himself the "hero" of a small-scale battle of Sidney-street. The sole explanation of his exploit is his craving for adventure (says the Pans correspondent of the London "Daily Telegraph"). Adrien Lucas was a clerk In a co operative store In the Rue Vasco de Gama. Blue-eyed and golden-haired, he was popular in the store, but for several months people who knew him had been constantly surprised by his strange demeanor. He bad been writ ing dramatic letters to his friends and his employers and declared that one day he would make a figure in the world. A few days ago be disappeared and £40 disappeared from the tffl at the same time. Tbe manageress of tbe store went to the police-station with Lucas's mother and said that she did not wish to make a complaint BgHin.st the young man. but simply to ask tbe police to take steps to find him. This generous attitud...