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Call of Big Game Hunting In North Australia Buffalo and Crocodiles Abound One of the World's Wild Spots [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
Call of Big Game Hunting In North Australia Buffalo and Crocodiles Abound One of the World's Wild Spots ARNHEM Land, "where huge croco- diles and herds of buffalo abound, is in the northern part of the great island conti- By C.L. HARDING Hunters in search of big game can find all they want in Australia, where, in little-known Arnhem Land, buffalo and crocodiles abound, along with kangaroos and other marsu- pials; while the sky is often black with wild geese, wild pials; sky geese, duck, and other birds. nent. and It is one of the few remain- ; ing places in the world which may be truly described as -wild country. It is a part of tropical Australia right off the beaten track, lying betvfeen the Mary and Roper Rivers, with the Gulf of Carpentaria on one side and the Ara fura Sea on the other. The location is just north of the 15th parallel, 130-135 deg. east. j Although situated within the tropics. Arnhem Land is not a tropical country. The vegetation is distinctly non-tropi cal In ch...
WOMEN'S LOVE OF NOTORIETY When Publicity is a Curse Some Plea for Privacy [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
WOMEN'S LOVE OF NOTORIETY When Publicity is a Curse Some Plea for Privacy By Victoria Reynolds In Europe there is now, in scores of wonderful palaces. Whose owners live like rats in a castle, that twilight of royalty more cruel than all the ptarinir cf the son in which they have held a place so long. Queen Victoria's granddaughter wears peasant costumes carried out hi costly materials, is photographed hi them, and gives her ideas on house keeping and her testimonial for beauty preparations, if not in the one breath, at least hi the same publication. She is only one example. Ncr is the fad for DUblicity, an Inces sant blaring of the loud speaker on ! personal matters, confined to royalty, j Actresses no longer observe that grand old rule of the stage doer, which shut them off so completely from everyday life, and lent them a | clamor which nothing can reolace. Musical comedy heroines give recipes for Welsh rarebits and advice on the brtneing up of children; 6tem trage diennes confess...
IN OTHER CITIES CANBERRA GOSSIP From Our Special Correspondent Canberra, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
IN OTHER CITIES CANBERRA GOSSIP From Our Special Correspondent Canberra, February 27. By all the signs and portents of the times, the Federal Labor regime is fast drawing to a close. Four of its erst- while supporters are now pledged to rose against it if there is a motion censoring it for the reinstatement of atr. Theodore, and, if It loses East Syd cey, seven votes will bring about its covnlalL In view of tbe possibility of the down fall of the Government, or. alternatively of aa ear:y election, it is important to remember that there are eight major tariff schedules awaiting consideration and approval by Parliament. Tids means that taxation aggregat ing millions has been levied oy the Sccllin Government without the formal approval ?f Parliament. It is certain that, c-hen These cuties come up for ratification, as they must- some day. TBiry on which large sums have been coDerted wffi be rejected by Parlia ment. Because of the necessity of protecting the revenue, the Customs Act prov...
SUICIDE THEORY IN ELLIS CASE SCOUTED Hints of Another Leopold-Loeb Crime LONDON, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
SUICIDE THEORY IN ELLIS CASE SCOUTED Hints of Another Leopold- Loeb Crime LONDON, February 27. Remarkable interest is being taken in the Ellis tragedy at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge. Newspapers are giving long reviews of the circumstances of the finding of Ellis's trussed-up body in a college bedroom, and strongly criti cise the police conclusion of suicide. They declare that nobody but the | police could believe such a far-fetched theory. The "Daily Express" pertinently asks who turned off.the electric light in the room. A light; was noi seen by the college servant when he went his rounds. Members of the family are strenu ously opposing the police theory, and the "Daily Express" quotes a co?ege professor as having asserted that it was a case of murder alier the style of the Leopold-Loeb murder in America a few years ago. Feeling a 4 the university has been aroused to such a pitch that many un dergraduates are proposing petitioning Scotland Yard, asking it to abandon the theory...
Gothic Architecture of Two Periods [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
Gothic Architecture of Two Periods The three-pointed arches of this porch denote its Gothic character, which is also apparent to the capitals and bases of the twin columns sup- porting them. Although the mouldings are of the early English period, the carving indicates a later one. This is specially noticeable in the carv- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ing on the capitals of the twin columns, where it is treated as surface carv- ing and covers the whole of the bell of the capital. On the chamfered responds or jambs the carving is not so profuse, and is different in character from that on the main capitals. The photo, shows the rich effect which the twin columns give to the porch when viewed on the angle, to addition to the broad soffit of the arches. This is the entrance to the porchway of Flinders-street Baptist Church.
AMERICA'S LIGHT AND SHADE Campaign Against Mr. Hoover Engineering, "Movies," and Prohibition [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
AMERICA'S LIGHT AND SHADE Campaign Against Mr. Hoover Engineering, "Movies," and Prohibition By An Australian Abroad The United States of America, vast, great, and wealthy, continues to provide contradictions not easily understood by the Australian mind. This article Humiliates many phases of American life. Los Angeles, January 24. IP one is to believe the statements of the average American citizen, and of the vast majority of the writers In the news paper and review press — out side dyed-in-the-wool Republicans—Mr. Hoover's popularity has declined to such an extent that if he went to the polls to-day it would seem fairly cer tain that he would have only a remote chance of re-election. He has not failed to keep his pre-election promises. He has not taken a very unpopular line along any major matter affecting the welfare of the United States. What, then, is the cause of this astonishing change In the attitude "of public and Press towards the country's leader? Backed to the extent ol ...
WHY I BECAME A REVOLUTIONARY "Spanish Monarchy Will Not Survive Another Year" MY PLANS FOR THE FUTURE By Major Franco, Spanish Aviator [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
WHY I BECAME A REVOLUTIONARY "Spanish Monarchy Will Not Survive Another Year" MY PLANS FOR THE FUTURE By Major Franco, Spanish Aviator Copyright Major Franco was Spain's most distinguished aviator. He was the inspiration of the last Spanish re- volution, and after threatening to bomb Madrid, be escaped by air to Portugal. IT was not by mere ctiance that I became a revolutionary. The term can be applied to nearly et'eryone in. Spain at the present time. No country in Europe has such an out of-date system of government asi Spain. In no other country are class' differences so pronounced, and no- i where does oppression weigh so heavily | on the people. I believe that Russia; under the Czars was the only country' that could be compared with the Spain of to-day. The revolutionary senti- 1 ment shows it self, in the Be- > publican form, among the middle ? just as much as the wor king classes. Bolshe vik propaganda has no eEect, the typical Spaniard being a born individua list and anti-...
AFFAIRS ABROAD REVIEW OF THE WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
AFFAIRS ABROAD REVIEW OF THE WEEK By the Foreign Editor These are times when the utterances of the political economists, new and old, have a greater vogue than a few years ago could the claimed for them. The members of the insurgent Repub lican-Democratic group in the Ameri can House of Representatives might all have come fresh from a study of John Stuart Mill's economic ?writings, so vivid is the conception of the truth he promulgated as to the difference between the production and disliibu tion of wealth. Production is largely, and in some cases altogether, the work! of nature, but the distribution of I wealth is an arbitrary tiling, depending j on man- made laws or usages. If these i arc faulty the results will be faulty too; and that is what the insurgent Republican-Democratic group hold to be the matter with the Federal Farm Board. It was a device designed to | rectify in an artificial v.-ay the dis abilities under which the primary pro ducers were placed by a tariff estab lish...
MOULDERS AND GOVERNMENT WORK [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
MOULDERS AND GOVERNMENT WORK At the meeting of the Moulders' Union at the Trades Hall on Thursday evening, the question of obtaining work which is at the disposal of the Govern- ment was discussed. One of the pro positions which had been placed before the Government was that portion of the Gi'ifiville pipeworks should be re opened, to allow former employes ta do the portion required by the Hydraulic Engineer's Department. Another was that the men v.ho had been iccus tomed to that work ehjuld be given preference of employment at the Islington Workshops; and a third was that, failing the employment of the' men in the Government service, private employers should be given an oppor tunity to tender for the work, and thus j give the out-of-work moulders a chance &lt;of securing employment. The mefit ; ins in-structed its officials to approach | the Govemmen* again, and lie result :of the interview will be placed before I a meeting of the men, to be held next Wednesday evening. - ?...
TURF NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TURF NOTES By "RICHMOND" Tattersalls Scratching* Tiie following have been scratched lor Tattersalls meeting at Victoria Park to day.— Summer Handicap.—Abull, Burl. Welter.—Klrrkle. Personal Mr T. Bradley, the Georgetown sports man. Is visiting Adelaide. He will attend tbe meeting at Victoria Park today. Genaral The three-year-old Amalfi nlly Lady Nalpa, who &lt;Usappolnted In her two recent outings at Victoria. Park, has been sent to her owner's property at Nalpa for a spell. Mr. G. A. Buddie, who is well known In South Australian bunting circles, has placed In training at Victoria Par-c a bay filly by Stardrlft. The two-year-old Is a dee mover and very quiet on the tracks. Opening of Steeplechase Season The nomination fee for all events (ex cept St. Patrick's Handicap) to be run at the Port Adelaide Racing Club's meet- Ing on March 14 will be 10/. which ahouSd be appreciated by owners and trainers. The meeting will open the steeplechase reason In the metropolitan area. The ...
PROGRAMMES FOR TO-DAY V.R.C. PROGRAMME AND SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
PROGRAMMES FOR TO-DAY V.R.C. PROGRAMME AND SELECTIONS 3JIS—NEWMAB.KET HANDICAP Of £2,000. Second £350. third £150 out ot the stake. Six furlongs. St. lb. 13 GREENLINE. Mr. Leslie S. Bar nett's br g, by Greenstesd—Ayre llne. 6 yrs. (J. Harden) 10 7 2 MYSTIC PEAK, Mr. P. B. Quin tan's br n, by Borneo—Refine ment, 5 yts. (owner) 9 13 5 MOIXISON. Mr. J. Maloney'fi to g. by Seremond—Molly's Robe, S yrg. (Wo. Tindall) 9 M> U WISE FORCE, Mrs. E. P. Hughes-s b n, by High Force—Wise Bird, 4 yis. (J. Accola) 9 10 1 MERAB. Ml. J. Setter's b h. by Two—Uafall. 5 yrs. (G. Delaney) 9 8 16 HOLDFAST. Mr. F. Gabon's bltg, by Wedge—Lystrtm, 4 yis. tE. C. Stan ton) .. 9 4 8 WATEBLIKE (N.Z.), Mr. S. A. , Bawdon's big, by The Ace— Sailor's Hope, 4 yrs. (A. SUrving) S 2 4 KILLARKES, Mr. E. Moss's b 6. by KenUwortb—Lastron, aged i&lt;3. Price) 9 0 1 FABKWOOD. Mr. W. S. Robin son's to b, by Backwood— Xooraia, 4 yrs. (F. Musgrave),.. 8 13 12 TAURUS. Mr. J. G. Harris's b-g, by Stardrltt—Density, S ...
LINDRUM V. McCONACHY LONDON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
LINDRUM V. McCONACHY LONDON, February 26. Latest scores in the Lindrum-Mc- Conachy match are:—Lindrum, 11,067, including breaks of 464, 956 313, 234. 444, and 413; McConachy, 8,271, in- cluding a break of 398.
Chefs Blackmail Employers [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
Chefs Blackmail Employers BLACKMAIL amounting to more than £10,000 in one week is levied in busy reasons on London wine merchants, butchers, provision dealers, cigar mer- chants, and grocers. The money is handed to head waiters, chefs, wine waiters, and stewards of hotels, restaurants, and clubs—in order that business should not be lost. If the money is paid there are no complaints concerning the goods sup plied by the various firms, tout if it is not, chefs see to it that meat is not served until it is bad; wine stewards store bottles in the wrong temperature, and the wine is served with its flavor ruined; or the bottle is shaken before serving; cigars are placed near hot pipes and ruined; luxuries euch as cavi are, pate de foie gras, expensive cheeses, and galantines are tampered with. Customers, of course, complain; the manager is called, and the blackmailer explains that the goods "came from So-and-So," but he knows a much more reliable firm. And the mart who refused to pay the ...
Effect of Barrier Positions in Newmarket Handicap DRAW WILL PROBABLY FAVOR FIRST ARROW, LIKELY FAVORITE Taurus Expected to Overcome Difficulties of No, 10 Marble UNDER NEW RULE PHAR LAP LOSES ALLOWANCE FROM "GAMBIER" Melbourne, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
Effect of Barrier Positions in Newmarket Handicap DRAW WILL PROBABLY FAVOR FIRST ARROW, LIKELY FAVORITE Taurus Expected to Overcome Difficulties of No, 10 Marble UNDER NEW RULE PHAR LAP LOSES ALLOWANCE FROM "GAMBIER" Melbourne, February 27. There has been no rain in Melbourne for nearly a week, and the fine, cool weather, which prevailed to-day, is officially expected to continue for the opening of the V.R.C. meeting to-mor- row. The attendance is sure to suffer, but smaller crowds have been anticipated, and stakes have been rednced accordingly. Mr. H. Lewis is rather disappointed xrtth the way Nacean ha; been shap iafr. When she ran poorly at Port Ade laide dbont a month ago. I mentioned stamina in the Melbourne Cup. Carwoola vrill no doubt start favorite for the Hurdle Race, and barring acci dents bis pace should carry him through. Six Adelaide Horses to Ban The Brunswick Stakes has been in creased in distance this year to a mile and a half, so that it will serve as a good trial f...
In Brief [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
In Brief THE fourteenth of a series of band concerts arranged by the Adelaide City Council with the Band Association of South Australia, will be given at Kingston Park, West-terrace, to-mor row night, by the Thebarton Municipal Band. ? ? ? .v AT both Croydon and Kilkenny talkie theatres to-ni&lt;;ht, will be screened the Mississippi Gambler, featuring Joseph Schildkraut and Joan Bennett, and Ken Maynard in his latest outdoor picture, "The Parade of the West." ? ? * * rpHE closing date of entries for the ?*? Kilkenny Competitions has been extended a few days. Extra sections ! have been added, for drawing-room en -1 tertaminent, men\s champion solo, i banjo and mandoline (senior i wocq. wind instruments, and brass instru ments. Mr. A. W. Moore. Bower-stree:, Woodville, is the organiser for the com-
5 AD—229 Metres [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
5 AD—229 Metres 6—Time. Selections ny the Squire Celesta Octet. Twilight on the Waters, Melody and the Piccaninnies* Picnic; Album Leal. Dreams and Moonbeams, aud Shadows- Minuet in D. Evening Lullaby, and Minuet SlcUienne: The Bohemian Girl, Evensong at Twilight, and Marltana; Song ot the Waterfall. Uebe.straume. and Jasmine; Praeludlum and Nocturne In E Flat. 7—Time. Hob and Bob, the f unmaters of 5 AD, In mirth and music. 7.3o—Soncb by Loune Horafrey (lady ban tone), with Oily Oakley (banjo). Sweet Jasmine (banjo); Hugs and Kisses and Baby Mine (Louise Homfrey): Popples and Wheat (Oily Oakley): Take Tour Finser Out ol Your Mouth and There's a Trick In Flckln* a. Chicken (Louise Homfrey); The Colored Major March (Oliy Oakley). 7.sl—Review of sporting results and "Long On," o£ ?The Advertiser," on the day's play in district cricket. B—Time. Popular recital featuring fjucre zla Borl (soprano). Browning Mummer; (tenor), Mattla Battlstlni (baritone). Jaschu Helfltz (violin), with the ...
FINE WEEK-END" [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
TINE WEEK-END" "SINE WEEK-END" The Dfristonal Meteorologist reported last Elgin:—At S3O ajn. on Friday same Turtiser vtstt light showers were re ta the central, irestern, and parMa sscth-esstera districts of South Aus r-sJak Kad conditions at that time were pe?erm3y cioady and oooL The low Vinasuje nuufeli had passed to the west en Tfcsmaa Sea, but very little rain recorded in Vac eastern States. *i?e ?precipitation being almost wholly confined ?o Tasmania, where general Scitt rsin was recorded, with some mo &lt;dcrsse amounts tn the west of that Sisse. TBe advancing anticyclone, of 3U Inches intensity, was centred in tibe cesuxal Bight, and pressure con tisned to increase in South Australia ?2ksd£ Uk day. The weather became Sac generally, and in places sunny, '?riiii asasa?vum temperatures ranging team 64 deg. at Cape Northumberland ?sc 65 dog. a; Stirling West to SS elep. at Kyancutta. At Ade 2uce 'iie maximum temperature reached ?r ccs- AlUwugM the anticyclone ?nul soon p...
PUBLIC SERVICE CARNIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
PUBLIC SERVICE CARNIVAL The Public Service Association will hold Its second swimming carnival at the City Baths on Monday night. The events will be:-33 yards novice handicap, 66 yards as- sociation handicap, public service cham- pionship (100 yards breast- be:—33 yards novice handicap, 66 yards as- I soclatlon handicap. public service cham pionship (100 yards), departmental teams' race, diving championship. C 6 yarfis breast stroke handicap, and 33 yards stoeplechass. BOSEWATEB CLUB The Rosewater Amateur Swimr/iln? Club will bold a carnival at the New Sock, Fort Adelaide, on Sunday afternoon. Leaders in the aggregate lor the cups are:—Miss I. Kirkland and Miss O. Olsen. 11 points each; Miss Bowness 10 points. Myer Em porium Cup—C. Cook, 30 points; G. Durham. 17 points. Martin Cup—T. Hays. 14 points. PEITHIAS YOUNGSTERS FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA Batch of 17 From Canowie This season's yearlings by the Imported sire Felthias, which Mr. K. P. Sawers will send to Perth for sale in a few week...
[?] ROCR WEEK IN EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 28 February 1931
? ?OCX KEEK IN EUROPE MtlmueJ) m. sandacd of 48 worfcing 3?>s?s a week w?s arranged by the i**twp &lt;rf Nations recently in Us effort t* ohcain international uniformity, hbk Esmpean countries have a unique -?B?r &lt;£ aoopaiDe H by which they gain is production over English-speaking ntuuuiet, Speaking at the Commer cial TtwceDers' Club luncheon yes wrdsj-. Mr. E. W. HoJden said that the t??Eae of Nations bad teen working Jar wttenitr in this direction for 10 yrsrs. aid recently it had been gene raTr acreec to. In order to keep up ?KaCaeUaa. however. Italy and other &lt;roncies bad evaded the spirit of the ??mQas?an tar worfcui? out tbe 48 hours * wee* for the S weeks in tbe year. Tt>e ssaou&t of time for holidays of all tans was ad?eo off leaving only about 46 vorkiafr weeks, so that a 52 hour ??ek was in reality observed.