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TOOK WOMAN'S PART Battered in Restaurant DRINK THE TROUBLE [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
TOOK OAN'S PART Battered in Restaurant DRINK THE TROUBLE Because he was asked to pay for a meal which he had enjoyed at Mrs. Brown's restaurant, McLaren Parade, Port Adelaide, Edward Shortell, a middle-aged man, describing himself as a marine fireman, became abusive to the proprietress. Hie refused to pay, and in an altercation with a tall, powerfully built young wharf laborer, Charles Ro bert Hoglin, he received the worst of the deal. Hoglin took the woman's part, and it was while his back was turned that Shurtell delivered him a blow on the crown of the head with an iron weight. Hoglin retaliated with his fists. Both men were taken to the Port Adelaide Casualty Hospital. Examinations showed that Hoglin had received a sclap wound, while Shortell's nose was broken, his jaw split open, and his head cut about. A sequel to the incident was the ap pearance before Mr. G. \v. Halcombe, S.M.. in the Port Adelaide Police Court this morning of both men, Hoglin in the role of complainant and ...
GLENELG'S GAME FIGHT RESULTS OF TODAY'S GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
EVT Ge RESULTS OF TODAY'S GAM?ES. STURT, 12-11. SOUTH. 7-11. WEST, 7-12. NORTH, 4-12. TORRENS, 7-9. PORT, 5--7. NORWOOD, 8-23. GLENELG, 6-9. Stirring football marked today's matches. The following is a description of the play NORTH V. WEST Perryman todk Day's place in the North Adelaide team. McGregor and Symonds were absentees from the city team. The first rucks for North were Cur now, Sprigg, and Thomas, and for West Mactin, Bailey, anrd Barnes. 'The ground was sodden. Barnes won the tcs for West Ade laide and kicked to the Cathedral end with the wind. From the opening play the game pro mised to be a scramble. The players funribled a good deal. S3By the medium of Furler and Con rad the ball was forwarded and a free was awarded to Lewis, but nothing re sulted. North were having the better of the play. Curnow broke through the pack and Lewis marked cleverly, but he raised only one flag. West again rushed the ball down to their end. but Hyde was in the way. Jim Bishop was playing wel...
MOTORIST'S LONG RACE In Seat For 24 Hours MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
MOTORIST'S LONG RACE In Seat For 24 Hours MELBOURNE. Today. A few minutes after 9 o'clock last night 59 motor cyclists set off in pairs at intervals for the annual 24 hours' trial which terminates at 9 o'clock to night._ The entries constituted a record and those taking part in this great fe-t of endurance were cheered as they left the metropolis. The City of London Corpo-ratin ig obtai-i in,- £1tO a year rent for a single roam. Ic' to a ct`n:um!Pr. on the first floor of a build In. iu Old Change. :A'
CANTERBURY PARK RACES SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
CANTERBURY PARK RAGES SYDNEY, Today. Canterbury Park races were held today. Re sults: IHURDLE RAGE.. About two miles. WANGA.LA ...... .. .... .... 1 Spear Song...... .. .. .. .... 2 Overlap .. .. .. .... .. .. .. 3 Three others. Winner's pric'e 7 to 4 on. Won by two lengths. Time, 3.50. PLYING HANDIC.AP Six furlongs. VODKA ........ .... .. . ........ 1 Rock Dove .... .. .... .... .. 2 Earl Derby ........ .. .... .... 3 Seven others. Winner's price, 9 tot 2 agst. Won by 21. le-ngth-s. Time, 1.1(34. PARK STAKES. One mile and one furlong. POLYCLrITAN ...... .. .. ..... 1 Wild Sheik .. .. .. .. .. .. ... 2 Tom Itaigon .... .... .. 3 Six others. Winner's price-7 to 2 against Won by three-quarters of a length. - Time, 2.0k. MAIDEN HANDICAP. 1/; (First Division). Six furlongs. DUBLIN .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... 1 Captive Balloon .... .... .. .. 2 Gold Buckle .. ........ .. 3 Eight others. Winner's price, 2 .to 1. Won by a head. Time. .18. MAIDEN HANDICAP. (Second Division). Six furlongs. GOL...
FOSTER KINDLY FEELING ENGLAND AND AMERICA Lauder Advocates Friendship [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
FOSTER KINDLY FEELING ENGLAND AND AMERICA Lauder Advocates Friendship "I have toured the United States for 16 years ,and tindl that the rear American possesses everything that is good, kind, and noble, dvcilartd Sir Harry Lauder at the civic receptioun. tendered him and Lady Lauder by :dir. and Mrs. L. Cohen (Lord Maysr ,ith Lady Mayore-s). in tihe Adelaide ?T?ow fall this morning. "America has .uod side by suie alti1 us," he said, "and what we wan, tU d.; in the British ?mpire is to try-:ad Li s ter a kindly feeling betwecn t;.. Satted StaLes and the British Empi e: "In this country a youni _; 'I e.atio; is arising, which, pe -a,'ps, dbes ti! British Empire and that the enthu-t int . iie . , a. \ineric s' si;rLflg ron: that blood I would li:e t see u!A al: one. But there is such a stream of froreign blood in Anime:ica tLat it ;. take a long time to mix up and run smoothly. "Every Britisher who goes to America makes that country more Bri tish. A man might be born in Aus tralia, but ...
A SMALL UNIONIST [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
A\ SMALL UNIONIST Billie is a little Digger, modelling himself in all his ways and works upon the returned soldiers who work with and live round his father's cubicle. Although he did not make his appea rance until a decent interval had elapsed after his father had won thea war and returned home, yet he knows everything about campaigning and its concomitant evils -- sergeant-majors, MAls.P., fatig-ues, C.1., shells, and bul lets. Hle almso knows how to express his opinion of them in suitable words. One day he drew his tather up into the scrub and said cni.identially, as man to man, "Dad, do let's have a little swear up here. ;ura doesn't like it at home." He also has souvenirs of the plea santer side of the war ifather was one of the souvenir kings)-a silver mug, a quaintly carved wooden toy, a dainty porcelain fig're of a girl with doves, which ha ado, ?,. He wears father's enormous khaki hat, from which his legs and hands protrude like the legs of a tortoise from its shell. His leg...
ROUND THE BEEHIVE Song of Remembrance [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
ROUNI THE BEEHIVE Song of Remembrance Today Is the anniversary of the declaration of war. 'Twas damwn, and the grey light Was chasing the long night, The dull khaki line laying bare: Though blood-stained and batterew (In parts almost shattered), It held as we sent up our prayer. Men passed on to their God P'atrician and clod Theirs to die; ours only to care. So they gave of their all, To answer the Call, For the Flag of the Empire was there.. He lies in the quiet shade, His life's account paid To the Nation, to you and to me. He came from the South land, He came from England. He came from all lands o'er the sea. Did he give all in vain For the sake of the gain? Or gave he that the world might see When our Flag is bn high We gladly shall die For our God and humanity? JOHN M. GILES. I ** U Kate's Trick Ehe dnm?imalds of the dome tica d'f OCreat Britatin who want baths, paines, boyvs, znd other stmh ? ovaenteeS, arVe rmild compnred witih the expeCtat of a domestic in Adelaide. She answ...
Tragedy In The Garden [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
Tragedy In The Garden Once on a time I prayed for rain To water my little plot; Now I'm praying for sunshine again, I ever' wish It were hot. I wanted my ground all nice and softl So that I could plant my' trecq, And ever since then it's come from aloft Till I sink nearly up to my knees. Keep using the hoe, says "The News" garden bloke To keep the soil sweet and open, 13ut to swim for that hoe to my shed is no loke, So I sit in my house, just mopin'. I've only had a glimpse of my plants, Just once or twice a week, I've forgot their names and the labels have gone Down the Patawalonga Creek. I'm not a really bad tempered man, Put this w~e-k my temper rose When a. fellow pulled up in a covered van And wanted to sell me a hose. I buried him deep In a muddy bed, In a spirit of fiendish g!ee. And I stuck in a. label by his heal; To remember-one--nine-two--three. -F. F.
FOR SLEEPY EYES WHY TWO LITTLE FOXES LOST THEIR DINNERS PART II. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
FOR SLEEPY EYES WHIY TWO LITTLE FOXES LOST THEIR DINNERS PART II. Now when Old Reddy Fox had run a short distance he stopped to look be hind him, for he was a clever old fellow and not very much afraid of Mr. Dog, having outwitted him often and often. "Now that is strange," he said "he is nowhere in sight, and he certainly hacs& straight scent to follow. But now I come to think of it he barked only once or twice. I do not remember that he barked at all after I began to run. "I believe I will just run back and see I hre sfit Ahiwo. ittle' toye. what happened to my basket, for I expe4 that plump bird I had in it is safe in the barnyard by this time. Well, never mind; I have been disappointed before. I will get it yet though." WVhen Old Reddy reached the wall where he left his basket he leaped to the top and looked over, and of course on the ground saw his empty basket. But his eyes caught sight of something else on the ground that interested him more, the tracks of two little ...
ALIENS' RUSH 20,000 For America (UNITED SERVICE.) NEW YORK, August 2. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
ALIENS' RUSH 20,000 For America (UNITED SERIVCE.) NEW YORK, August 2. The terrific influx of aliens was re sumed today, when 16 European steamers arrived, carrying 20,000 pas sengers, of whom more than 15,000 are aliens. The docks are hopelessly con gested with a shouting, excited crowd of relatives and friends, numbering 23,000. The commencement of the new month was marked by several exciting steam ship races across the Atlantic in an en deavor to reach New York first. This dangerous practice almr:;t resulted in a collision with an Italian steamor. A Portuguese vescl developed engine trouble and arrived late. All the pas -engers were order to be returned to Portgual. The immigrants represented .5 nations. Many people consider the new emigration law was not fulfilling its purpose, because the type of emi grants America wanted excluded using the full quota, while emigration from Great Britain and France, which would be welcomed on a large scale, wasn equally restricted under the rigi...
TONIGHT'S MAIL Attractive Features [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
TONIiT9S MAIL Attractive Features Singularly attractive will be the issue of "The Mail" which will be produced tonight. Besides the reports of the foot ball matches there will be comments on all the games, and an article on the leading contest by Mr. T. Leahy. A feature in the general articles is onei on "Skyscrapers for Adelalde," which deals with the building future of Ade lalde. The floods and the fishing industry are also treated, and thire is an informative article by "Trafalgar" on v inning sires. The activities of the Y.W.C.A. in girl welfare are described by Miss Bignell, the general secretary in an interview. As usual, "The Mail" will be illus trated with photographs of current events and people of the moment.
BY CAR ACROSS A CONTINENT Motor climbs 8,000 feet to the giant submit of Pike's Peak, in Colorado Springs. Of many weird sights described, the strangest is the mound of rusting hairpins left by superstitious spinsters. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
BY CAR ACROSS A CONTIN Motor climbs 8,000 feet to the giant summit of Pike's Peak, in Colorado Springs. Of many weird sights described, the strangest is the mound of rusting hairs pins left by superstitious spinsters. No. Ili.--S. K. UT of the grayness and heat of the pOin we drove into the cooneinss of Colorado Springs, the western play ground of the United Stats, which stands: 6,10% ft. above s-a level. The cars of a thousand visitors were bside us in the autocarnp on the shores of1 P'ro-pect Lake, and Pike's Peak towered 8,000 odd ft. aboye. Spearpoint and Eentinel of a million' square nauls of mou, tains, this majestic spire is not only one: of the loftiest in the American Rockics it is alm~o a snow-topped advertisement of imagination and engineering skill. When American millionaires first con ceived the project of driving automobiles: up Pike's Peak the idea ~nust have seemed as fantastic as a suggestion that the pie:m sure steamer Maid of the Mist should a&cend Niagara...
Berrinbo Defeated V.A.T.C. Jumping Carnival LES PADDINGTON'S AUSTRALIAN HURDLES MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
Berrinbo Defeated • V.A.T.C. Jumping Carnival LES- PADDINGTON'S AUSTRALIAN HURDLES MELBOURNE, Today. Though showers fell in the early morning it was pleasantly fine when , the first event, the Crimea Trial, came on for decision. There was a large crowd in each enclosure to witness the afternoon's sport. Bookmakers began by offering 7 to 1 against the field, Helicopter being favorite at this price. Subsequently Wal lark came strongly into the betting, and touched 5 to 1. but eased a point afterwards. WVallarak was somewhat slow to find his legs in the first three .furlongs, and was apparently in a hope less position behind the leaders. He finished brilliantly, but missed a place. The withdrawal of Haoma left only six starters for the Wilgah Steeple chasers' Flat. Stonemarten was elected favorite, IJiberate and Arcady being best backed of the others. Stonenmarten was iin the rear of the field six furlongs from home, but was in command at the distance. Shortly afterwards the uncon side...
Everybody's Friend [Newspaper Article] — News — 4 August 1923
Everybody's Friend (By "Humanist.") Readers are invited to bring their troubles to "Humanist," who is a person cf wide experience and broad sympathies and will answer all legitimate enquiries. Only pen-names or initials will be published, but the name and address of the enquirer, which will be treated as strictly con fidential. must be enclosed. Address communications to "Hu manist," at "The News" Office. LONELINESS. In "Humanist's" mail there are letters from those who complain of loneliness; wlh seek the paths that lead to friendship. Loneliness will always be the lot of some, though it need not be the fate of all. And those who are lonely, destitute of human comradeship, may find mitigation and, perhaps, consolation. The sun that sets always shines again. Friends often come to us unsou:ht, but in our greatest need, how many must search for them in vain? Yet a man or woman with a hobby for relaxation need never be wtholly lonely. There is a world of companionship in a book, a dog,...
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