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LOADING GOVERNMENT COAL. USE OF MECHANICAL APPLIANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 March 1918
LOADING GOVERNMENT COflL. "USE OF MECHANICAL APPLIANCES. An application was made recent ly to Mr. Justice Higgins, President of the Arbitration Court, by Mr. Morr'u;, general secretary of the Watersicl» "Workers' Federation, for the calling o£ a compulsory conference in regard to some difficulties which had arisen a:t Port Firie in the loading of coal carried by the Commonwealtn Gov ernment, and in the loading "of ore and concentrates carried afterwards by the owners oi the vessels (says the Melbourne correspondent oi the Sydney Sun). The Commonwealth Government is not 'a party to the Waterside Workers award, and Admiral Clarkson. ^wanted to employ permanent labor for the unloading of the coal with certain appliances. Mr. Morris sjaid there was ai pro bable danger of the men refusing to load ore and concentrated if the coal "Was discharged by certain appliances. At the invitation of Mr. Justice Higgins* Admiral Clarkson (tor the Commonwealth), Mr. Adams (for -tihe Commonwealth .Stea...
Memorial Park THE TRANSFORMATION. WORK PROCEEDING STEADILY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 March 1918
THE TRANSFORiyrATION. WORK PROCEEDING STEADILY. The parklarids improvement scheme is being steadily pushed on with, and the work of Mr Giles and his assist ant's is beginning to show good re sults. The planting; of grass around the rotunda: has now been completed, with the exception of a small strip near the fence, which is being left until a later date. The Buffaalo grass appears to have rooted well, and is showing nice and green. West of the rotunda two lawns, cov ering about two-thirds of an acre, have been planted with couch grass. The recent rains came at the right time, and already the grass is showing through. In a short time the lawns should look well. With one exception, the paths" have now been made, and are ready for use. They have yet to be top-dressed, and will be further rolled when the wet weather comes. The public can help a great deal-if they will use the new paths instead of the old ones. - During the next week the work of picking up the old paths will be pro ceede...
FIRE ON FEDERAL WHARF. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 March 1918
FIRE ON FEDERAL WHARF. | A small fire occurred in a goods j shed on the Federal wharf, belonging jto Messrs Treleaven' and Brown, on (Monday evening. The cnuse was 'ap parently the leaking of some nitric acid from a case which was stored in the shed. Mr F. Baker, an employe, no ticed the outbreak at about 7.20 p.m. He informed Mr James McConachie, the overseer, who called the brigade, and the firemen were not long in put ting the fire out. A desk and some other cases containing nitric acid were burned'. AH the damaged goods were taken out of. the shed. The goods were the property of the Broken Hill Associated Smelters Proprietary. '
COMMERCIAL TEACHER FOR PORT PIRIE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 March 1918
COMMERCIAL ^EAJCJCER. BOB .PORT PIRIE; A few days ago Messrs. H- Jackson and W. «J. C. Cole. M'sJP.. -were ap proached bv a number of the Barents of children attending' the Port iPirie Technical S.chool. and asked .wtxetteer it would he possible for a TOnnanent .commercial teaiciher to be airoomted for 'Porb a telegram embbdvine the reauestto; the.Minister of Education (Hon Yti H. Harvey), and yesterday he recdiyed | the followingi reply j 't'Jifo ibmmercial j ?teacher available ,: -have instructed | Director id advertise in Adelaide." *
PORT ADELAIDE WATERSIDE WORKERS. CONFERENCE WITH EMPLOYERS. Adelaide, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
PORT ADELAIDE WATERSIDE : WORKERS. C0XFJ3HBKCE WITH EMPLOYERS. Adelaide, Thursday. A Conference was held^in, the In dustrial Court before Mr. N. "Webb to-day between representatives ol the Port Adelaide branch of the 'Water side Workers' Federation and em loyers of maritime labor. The "de »U Iterations laafced for -two tours and th3 oniplovers' representatives sub mittal rropoeals for a settlement ot the Jis juto," It was indicated by them that tha matter jwouid be brought be tore! employers -generally, and the case wa3 adjoarnetl a Tie die.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
Are SHOWING THIS WEEK a - VERY FINE R.VSGE of Out- Show of CURTAINS is -corisiierca GOOD.' We have LACE'CUR.-, TAINS 'from .4/6 to 45/ Pair, in splendid uesigns. GRASS LAWN and COLD -MADRAS CURTAINS are showing to Great Advantage. - . We'.have a Very Fine LoL of CRETTONNES. Anions*'"the Designs are those suitable for Furnishing, or the Latest in Skirts. One line REVER SIBLE CRETTONNE, in Red or Green, at 2/li yard. A .Very--Pretty Crct tonne (reversible) at -i/G yard. - If you are desirous of RE-COVEMNG. your DOWN QUILT for 'die win ter, see our. Selections of FLGRAL SATTEENS, just the thing; for the pur pose. . " . Wre have a few Very Dainty Lines in JAP CREPE, which make up very prettily for Kimonas, Dressing Jackets, etc. T * * v There are MANY OTHER LINES to INTEREST YOU at . - . h. r y v - ? ' >> . ?- i.-.. t' rl }r OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE. _ House where the Values are, r i:' Wa'£chrsnak©rs,«leweilers8 and Optec8ans0 rX'S f >? ELLEN STREET; PORT PIEIE We have Complete...
The Elections PORT PIRIE DISTRICT. LABOR'S CAMPAIGN OPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
PORT PlRlE DISTRICT. LABOR'S CAMPAIGN OPENED. The campaign of Messrs-Fitz gerald and Lionel Hill, the-Australian Labor jParly candidates for tMo Port Pirie. district at the forthcoming elcc-, tions, was publicly opened at tli« In-1 stitute Hall last night. The lion. J. Jelley, M.L.C, was also a speaker. The hall was nearly filled, and there were a fair number of ladies amongst those , present. The speakers were listened i to .with attention, and their remarks were frequently. puHct.uated bv ap plause, though the meeting-Was of a quiet nature. .Mr R Lynch, the presi-j dent of the Port Pirie Electorate1 Coin mil tee of the Australian Labor Party, occupied the chair, and at' his request the proceedings were opened oy those present rising and singing the -National Anthem. Also on the platform, in- addition to (tor speaker* were Messrs J. L. Baldock and S* Cockburn and Cr. L. A. Hopkins. Ihe Chairman, in introducing the candidates, said that those present were well aware of the circumsta...
Will S. Hart IN "THE COLD DECK." CASINO TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
WfflSHatt m "THE COLD DECK. CASINO TONIGHT. Afc Port Piste's premier amusement reBortf-Casino-a magnificent pro gram is tq be shown to-night- Wil liam S. Hart, the famous Western actor, will b« seen in his greatest dramatic triumph, "The Oold Deck," a thrilling story of early California, j in which the stem men oS silent drama, elppe&red in, an entirely new characterisation as Leigh the Gam He*. Never before ha# "Bill" Hart, tie t'ru® representative of America's ioneers, performed xaosa iAzaa^ma' stu»ts"th*n in "The Gold Deck," in .wiick ho appears as a gambler who sacrifices everything in order to take hia little sister op to the mountains to regain her healths Through treach ery, he ia made to appear guilty of the murder of a- stage driver. He is cast into '*aol and the vigilant police were preparing the'noose for him wiien he . ®uooeeds i4 bendia^ : the bars of bis cell -window, J taping SJ'ft t&lt;j the ground am* escaping ci lx ibe back. Th« police follow close ...
HERO OF THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
HERO OF THE WAR. MURRAY.-In loving memory of my dear husband, Private F. II. Murray, of the 27th Batt., who .died of wounds hi France, March 15, 1917. , I cannot say, I will not say, That-he is dead. He is just away, With a cheery smile and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown ' land. - . -Inserted by his loving wife, I. J. Murray.
RUNAWAY BRIDE OF SIXTEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
RUNAWAY BRIDE OF SIXTEEN, j The story of how Florence Gabbs, a sixteen year olcL girl* stole away from -her home at midnight to get married was told at Birmingham) when ithe husband,' Sidney Coleman, Alfred Preece, and Mary Ann Cole man wore! charged with acting to -get/her for the purpose ofrprocuring the marriage f - and with causing a false statement tjo be inserted iin tiho . marriage) regisrer. Mr. iA- II. AYrjght who prosecuted, said! the gSil left her home on Saturday, September 27. and was married to Coleman a ' lew hours later, the other defendants be ing present. Soleman, who was a, discharged soldier, went to the inn kept -by her father, and induced the girl clandestinely to leave -hor home. Thcj. suggestion was that ho wanted ?to get hold of her iewelleBy iand mon ey. lie handed to_ the registrar false documents, which purported to be. the consent of his father, and the girl's father ito. the marriage. Cole man was committed for trial, !* the otlufv defendants fo.eing| d...
The Recorder FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1918. STATE ELECTION, CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1918. STATE ELECTION, CAMPAIGN. " Messrs. Hill" and Fitzgerald, the Labor candidates for the district - of Port Pirie,. will . addtess a meeting of ladies in .the A.W.A. Hall this afternoon. AN UNFAITHFUL WIFE. A London paper states that the Battersea Coroner held' an inquest on the body of. the illegitimate child of a soldier's wife. The infant had died of pneumonia, and the jury returned a verdict of "Death from natural causes." Addressing- the mother, the Coroner said lie could not conceive anything more detestable than such conduct, lie added: "You have been married 17 years, and your husband has been at the front risking' his life for his coun try. He leaves you with five children to look after for him, and you have, £3/12/(3 a week coming in, yet you could not keep faithful to him. Are you not ashamed of yourself?" The Woman: Yes, I anv. The Coroner went oh to say that the husband was now home on leave, and a very unpleasant, home-coming for him it was, after...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
PERSONAL. -ur s. j. mvey,. president of the Barrier: District of the Engiuedrivers and Firemen's Association, passed through Port Pirie a day or two ago on route for Hummocks Hill, where he is to open a sub-branch of his Association. ^ Mr D. C. Scott, the new ma sistrateA for Port Pirie; arrived on Wednesday. He took up his new du ties yesterday. Gr. E. J. Pavlich iias «one to Ho bart to represent the Port Pirie branch of the Enifinedriyers and Firemen's Association at a Federal conference of that body, which is to be opened on March 18. The Hon. J. Jelley, M.L.C., arrived in Port Pirie yesterday morning in connection with the election cam paign.