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BREAD AND JAM FOR LUNCH "Stole" it From Hotel [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
BREAD AND JAM FOR LUNCH "Stole" it From Hotel The following is Kingsford Smith's log of the flight from Rome, cabled ex- &lt;*> clusively to "The Advertiser":— Left Rome in a heavy mist; feeling very flt. Followed the coast, not in-1 tending to cross the Gulf of Genoa, as i there is no need to hurry. ; Passing Monaco. Do not feel so well; now, but able to carry on. Forgot t-j; order sandwiches for lunch, but stole 1 a couple of pieces of bread and jam i from the hotel, and it will do instead. I Encountered strong headwinds in the] last 500 miles. 3.10 p.m.—Sighted the Eiffel Tower. Feeling better, but a little weak and tired. A good loaf for a few days in London and rll return in eight days flat. 3-50 —Flying over Beauvais, where the RlOl crashed. 4—A few old scars of trenches be- Iz-nr. The v.'-r Er:nis lcng ago. 4.30-^Over Abbeville, where I was once biUe'ed 5.35—1n mid-channeL The coast of i England in sight. Wish it was a few days earlier. s.3s—Landing. Well, that's t...
WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN FLAT Poisoned By Fumes From Vacant Rooms Above Sydney, October 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN FLAT Poisoned By Fumes From Vacant Rooms Above Sydney, October 8. Fumes which escaped from an imper- &lt;*> fectly seated room, in which three basins of cyanide had been placed to kill vermin, killed Mrs. Priscilla Weeks, aged 68 years, and overcame ner daughter, Mrs. Edna Claremont. at a flat at Darlinghurst today. Mrs. Weeks was found by a flower seller lying dead in her flat. The flower seller went for assistance, and, whenl he returned, Mrs. Claremont was lying unconscious beside her mother. It was subsequently found that a vacant flat above that occupied by Mrs. 1 Weeks had been sealed with brown paper, and that it contained tbree open basins of cyanide. Apparently, the fumes of the cyanide had leaked through a small opening in a. window which led into a light well, and had i been drawn down into the flat below, j This morning, the flower seller called at Mrs. Week's flat and. receiving no answer to his knock, he pushed the door half open and saw ...
CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY Francis Hes Swann. of Ashford. and Victor Malcolm Myers, of Plympton, were chareed before Mr. E M. Sobine. P.M.. in the Adelaide Police Court yes terday, with harine on or about March 27 conspired together with intent to defraud A. C. Cook, Limited, of Mel bourne, of a pianola, valued at approxi mately £85, by means of false pre tences. Mr. L. Bond prosecuted, and Mr. J. L. Travers appeared for Myers and I Mr. J. W. Nelligan for Swann. Evidence was given by Detective Mil ler and Reginald B. Wiltshire, char tered accountant. The hearing was adjourned until Oc tober 21.
COMMONWEALTH RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
COMMONWEALTH RUMmlZi The following Is the CommonweaWt' * rainfall for the 24 hours ended at 8 sb. on Thursday. October 8: — Western Australia. — Geraldton. 2 ponds: . Southern Cross. 1; Keuerberrin. 16; Path. 17; Cape Leeuwln. 28; Albany. 31; BcUMe Island. 41: Esperance. 30. *% Queensland.— Thursday Island. 2 points. ' Tasrnimla^-cfcpeBonBU, Ipotntf »*?»»
INTER-STATE FORECASTS Issued Thursday, October 8 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
OTTER-STATE FORECASTS \ Issued ThinsdaT. October 8 . - ? . Western Australia— Further ehowexs In south-west, contracting to south cowta! districts, otherwise fine. Southerly vinds. ' Queensland.— Scattered EhoweiB on north, coast, otherwise fine. South-east wind* on coast, northerly inland. New South Wales.— Cloudy and suiter at places, -with eome teolated thunder, bat chiefly fine and marm. with juillmij winds, but westerly along 6outh-we6t to victoria.— Cloudy at tunes, wttn teoJatod' thunder, otherwise fine, with, moderate temperatures and westerly winds. ? - ; Tasmania.— Further scattered shawa* in - -west, otherwise fine. Westerly wlnns, fresh on coast.
MECHANIC IMPRISONED [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
MECHANIC IMPKKnvrn Charged with having stolen an elec tric motor, valued at £10. the property of Mr- Stanley Clinch, at Yatala on October 2. Horace William Gibbons ap peared before Mr. G. W. Halcombe SJW., ip the Port Adelaide Police Court vesterdav. Clinch said that the defendant visited has house in connection -with some work to a motor car. Some time after wards the electric motor was missed Plainclothes-Constable P. Reidy 6aid that with Detective Donnellan and Constables J. H. Allen and Nanier. he YfSS? i§?e hoi5? ?f the defendant at Attufl Farm Estate. The motor was found under a bush at the rear of a aigsty The defendant admitted that he had attempted to sell an electric motor, but It was one offered to him by an unknown man. He did not know anything about the motor found bv the police except that he saw it at CliDcns home previouslv The defendant pleaded not guilty but the magistrate found the charge proved. Immisonment for two months was ordered.
STARS TO MEET IN DISTRICT TENNIS Metropolitan Championship Tournament PLAY ON WET DAYS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
STARS TO MEET IN DISTRICT TENNIS Metropolitan Championship Tournament PLAY ON WET DAYS By 'KBOBAT' Alef Interest in district tennis matches win lie in the singles be tween D. P. Tnrnbnll (Prospect) and R. L. Shepherd (PJM. and E. T. Bowe (Kens.) and J. B. Black (E.T.). Shepherd and Tunibull were wen matched : as Juntos. Last season Tumbull pro gressed more raoldly than Shepherd. wiio; although his driving game advanced, did; not show headway with his volleying. Tumbull Is developing as an all-rounder. but Shepherd relies more on base-line play. Possibly the Port Adelaide captalnfs driv Ing is superior to that of anyone In the State, hut using the flat drive as he does.| bis margin of errrr Is greater, and he has ' to be seeing the ball very well to get good results. Shepherd started the season well by defeating Bowe In the third set, and the match tomorrow should be a clcss fight, with the odds slightly favoring Turn buH. MthmiKh Black Is not . expected to de teat Bowe. the young Ea...
SWIMMING AGAIN New Professional Club [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
SWIMMING AGAIN New Professional Club By 'SLOW TKDDGEON' Professional swimmers are now to be catered for in South Australia. Arrangements hare been made for a pool on the Torrens. about 100 yards above that of the Gllberton Amateur Club, where there Is a length of 50 yards, with an average depth ol six feet. A dressing shed will be erected within a few weeks. Tie depth of water will allow or a 40 ft. diving tower and a spring board to be used with safety, and these will be -?rec;«! as soon as finances will permit. The pool is under the control of the well known swimmer. R. W. (Bob) MedwelL Carnivals will be arranged during the sea son, and an early start will be made with racing. GUberton Club The Gliberton Amateur Swimming Club is looking forward to a successful sea son. The report submitted to the 17th annual meeting on Monday night showed timt membership srtood at 360, an increase or 214 on the 1929-30 season. Although the club cannot loot for the same In crease this season, there...
CRIMINAL SITTINGS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
CRIMINAL SITTINGS The Criminal Sittings were continued before Mr. Justice Napier and jurors hi the Supreme Court House yesterday. Mr. R. R. Chamberlain -Crown Pro secutor) represented the Crown. Attempt to Influence a Juror A verdict of guilty was returned against Frank Hanrahan (373 and Michael Cahill (49), who had denied that at Holden Park on August 2 they had corruptly attempted to influence Charles E. Gilbertson, a juror. Mr. Eric Millhouse appeared for fTgnrahan and Cahill conducted his own defence. Each accused made a statement from the dock denying the charge. They said they did not know that Gilbertson was a juror, and Cahill denied that he had any interest in the case in which Peters and Fimeri were concerned, and be did not mention their names. TTnnrahan and Cahill were remanded for sentence. Fraudulent Conversion AQeged Frank Herbert Gurr (31) denied three counts of fraudulent conversion. R was alleged that Gurr, at Adelaide on July 23, converted to his own use £4 10/ en...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
V ^JSL»\M Victorian Pennant Xi^^^0105 Players Use Them ^t^p^^SfflsSSSr \ Although only first season on 1 1'fX ^'5 \ s-*- Market Leading District 2 m wr ^k ^^ % PUyers are adopting this X «k \ SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED TO \ ^ \ GIVE RESILIENCE UNDER \ ? \ HIGH TENSION STRINGING. Hrak-Shot \ M ? Senior \«^M obtainable at all . \» SPORTS DEPOTS. OJ / 0 \ Mode fty HEDLET 9 NELTHORPE, » ? Melbourne. ? ^?T^^^^^P^|^^B Played with DUNLOP Balls 21 Countries out of 30, chose DUNLOP TENNIS BALLS for 1931 Davis Cup Finals! r| 'HE selection of Tennis Balls for JL the Inter-zone Matches, Semi Finals and Challenge Round of the Davis Cup is a serious matter. The balls chosen must pass severe and scientific tests. It is significant, therefore, that 21 out of die 30 nations which competed for the l)avis Cup this year used Dunlop Balls . . - significant that France, hold er of the coveted trophy, chose them for the fourth year in succession. The knowledge and experience which make Dunlop the World's best ...
YACHTING STRENGTH MAINTAINED Governor To Attend Opening [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
YACHTING STRENGTH MAINTAINED Governor To Attend Opening By 'HELMSMAN' Yachts, especially three of small sizes, are among the few things which are main taining their value at present. The at tachment of a yachtsman for his boat Is similar to that of a cavalryman for his horse, and there Is always a decided wrench when they part company. This has had the effect of maintaining the strength of the various clubs. There Is also another reason. A man out of employment, or on short-time, can usually go out for a day or two In the warmer months and catch enough fish to supply family needs, and sell sufficient to pay for the upkeep of his craft. Members of the Port Adelaide SbIIItie Club and the Grange Dinghy Club are now giving the final touches for their boats In readiness for the seasonal opening In a fortnight's tune. The Governor will attend the opening of the Port Adelaide Club, and be the guest of the president (Mr. Mark L. Mitchell). It Is anticipated that more than 150 yachts and mot...
TOOK RUG FROM MOTOR CAR [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
TOOK BUG FROM MOTOR CAR Jack Evans, who admitted having been hi the unlawful possession of a rug on Wednesday, was sentenced to imprisonment for four months bv Mr. H. M. Muirhead. S.M., in the Adelaide Police Court yesterday. I The Assistant Police Prosecutor (Mr L. Bond) said Evans was seen by Ser geant Barlow in Topham-street with the rug under his coat. He admitted having taken it from a motor car in Waymouth-street.
CHARGE AGAINST SHEARER [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 9 October 1931
CHARGE AGAINST SHEARER R. Marshall was committed for trial by Mr. E. M. Sabine. P.M.. in the Ade laide Police Court yesterday, on a charee of having, on or about October 23, 1930, fraudulently converted to his own use membership tickets of the Australian Workers' Union and sheep shears of a total value of £30 13/1. Mr. L. J. Stanley, who prosecuted, said Marshall bad been employed as a shearer on a station near Penola. He had been appointed union representa tive, and was authorised to sell mem bers' tickets and shears. He had failed to remit the money received from the sales to the secretary of the union. Marshall, who reserved his defence, was allowed bail in his own bond of £30. with a bond of £30.