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PROHIBITION. REVS. LADE AND HUGHES IN PORT PIRIE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
piro REVS. LADE AND HUGHES IN PCRT i ? PIRIE. ? The Revs. Frank. Lade, M.A., and J. G. Hughes addressed public meetings on the prohibition question in Port Pirie on Wednesday last. Under the auspices of the Women's Christian Temperance Union,- a meet ing was held! in Dupn Hall at 3 p.m. Mrs Freeman, the president of the North-Western District Union, pre sided, and in a few well-chosen words weleomed the speakers. The Rev. Lade was the chef speaker at this meeting. A short resume of his ad dresses for the day are given. The speaker said: We are not here to-day in the capa city of ministers of religion; we are here as citizens. This is really not a parson's job, but our doctors and civic , fathers should be fighting this business svith all the force that is in them. We are not out to make men moral by Acts of Parliament. No; we are not en gaged in a task so offensive, and so hopeless. We seek by Act of Parlia ment to prevent mpn from poisoning their bodies. The prohibition of the liqu...
THE ADELAIDE SHARE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
THE ADELAIDE SHARE MARKET. Messrs. Blight Bros, supply ua -with the following noon quotations at the Adelaide Stock Exchange yesterday: Brakon Hill, sales 70/ British Old, b 41/, s 41/6 British New, b 38/6, s 38/9.. '.Junction Con, sales, 10/8 Junction Paid, b 11/6, s 11/S Junction North, sales 22/6 South New, sales £10/0/6 South Paid b £10/6/ Wallaroo, b 58/9, s 59/3 Edna May, b 34/-, s 35/ Edna May Centrals b 14/11, & 15/. Edna May C0n. Cone, ,b 16/3, sl6/6 Edna May Deep, Bales 27/-W Greenfinch, b 9M, s lid. Greenfinch Paid, sales 1/11 Mararoa, b 3/7^, s 3/11 Riverinas, b 7/4, s 7/10 Zinc Corp (ordy) b 21/3. 3 21/6
THEFT OF A £100-NOTE. COUSIN'S MONEY STOLEN. ADELAIDE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
THEFT jOFi A £100-NOTE, COUSIN'S MONEY STOLEN. y ADELAIDE, Thursday. in tne Ponce Court to-day Alfred Simmons was committed for trial on a charge of stealing a £100 note from a house in Halifax street, the property of Alice Cooke. ' Informant, who was wheeled. into Court in an invalid's chair, 6aid the accused was her nephew She saw him snatch a bag off a chair and hurry out. Detective Noblet said that >on March 12 he saw accused at the City Watch house, and asked him where Mrs. Cooke's handbag could be found. Simmons said, "I want to clear things up. If I can remember where I left it I will tell you." Subsequently ac cused said, "I think you will find the bag under a box in an outhouse at the rear of the Old Colonist Hotel." Constable A. Koch, of Mannahill, said: On the evening of March 11, at 9.50 o'clock, I entered the parlor of the Olary Hotel. Accused, with others, was singing. Addressing accused, I said, "Jones, where did you come from?" He replied, "Balaklava," Mr: Ko6h." ...
CORPORAL WALTER SELLECK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 March 1918
CORPORAL WALTER SELLECK. &nbsp; Amongst me returned soldiers in list "S" (who arrived in Adelaide on Tuesday morning) was Corporal Wal- ter Selleck, of the 8 th Field Artillery Brigade. He reached Port Pirie by Wednesday afternoon's train. The Commissioner of Crown Lands (Hon. H. Jackson) and Mr W. J. C. Cole, M.P., were at the Solomontown Sta- tion when he arrived. Corporal Sel- &nbsp; leck (son of Mrs Selleck, of Dyke street, Solomontown) was working in Messrs J. and R. Forgan's foundry prior to going to the war, but enlisted &nbsp; from Laura, where he was born. He left for the front on May 20, 1916, and was wounded at Messines on June 7, 1917. After undergoing medi- cal treatment he returned to the light ing line, but had only been back eight days when he received a serious wound at Ypres on September 24. A shell burst over him, and two pieces 5 of metal entered his heck, causing a |fracture. To be strictly correct, two pieces were chipped off the bone of...
PORT GERMEIN ACCEPTANCES. RUN MARCH 20, 1918. PONY RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
PORT iOERMEIN ACCEPTANCES. ? flUN MARCH' 20, 1918. PGJSY RACE. Torette .. .» >f > . ® Star Light ,.. ».. . » ». »? g Fairy >. .. . . . &lt;' . . * . ® \ Tommy. ® ® Mountain Lad ~ George ifary ° " Commodore ,». . ® " Dafney .. . . . >> FLYING, HANDICAP. t st. lb m True Friend .. .. .. 4 Neutral .. - . J® "? Tanbellina *.&lt;..-.. . *; "«? -. Jj Disturb .. .. 9 Pimballi .. &lt;# *.>? 9 a Lullaby ® ® Jim Watson ... Pitchi Richi ........ | s£ Lasca >-. . . sw.»?" f \ Snooker » *» Hoffaetor,-. " I n Emanuel .. ?» - . - - " . KING GEORGE HANDICAP. St. lb. .... .. .. 10 7 . iO 5 V. .. 10 0 Likely .. . . * . . . Sconce? ... . . . . . Neiitral .«.: .. v. Malawi King, >.. --- I-® ° Common. King . * .» yv . * **. disturb' . . -- . jj 4 4ieoiv>yo .... -. . . - ® 1 Field Glass ........ 9 5 Mirabilite .. ® ° Pitchi Ritchi ® *9 Pinballf .. . f 2 Bend On .......... * . * LuHaby ........ - > Bagdad ,,........... 8 0 Thakaringa Billy' ... . 8 j Em...
SPORTING. (Notes by "Churinga.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
8POBT3M6. (Notes >by "Churinga.") The chief feature about tlic racing at Cheltenham .to-day will be the dis play of the Oakbank candidates. His tory has shown that the form at this particular Port meeting has been ai capital guide for Oakbank. On one! occasion Concave won the Hurdle Race, and followed up with a similar success at Oakbank, but he owed that victory wholly and solely to the vig orous riding of the late Harry Holmes. He had a big bridge to gap between the leader. Portlight, and a less ener getic man than Holmes would, have lost, as he was at Concave for fully four furlongs. Sedan won the Canal Welter and then took the Oakbank Cup, but by right that event should have gone to. Rocky Glen. It was the occasion of that bungled up start. Mies Neckers gat showed sufficient form in the Cove Handicap to indicate that the Hills Railway Handicap was good business for her, and she won again last_year. It would not be a bit surprising to' know that another Hills Railway had ibeen...
A GOOD SOLDIER'S DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
A GOOD SOLDIER'S DEPARTURE. I A pleasing- little ceremony was enac ted at the Port Pirie Railway Slaion on Friday morning, just before the depar ture of the train. Mr Charlie Whit man, late of S.A. Railways. Port Pirle, who has seen service in Gallipoli and been invalided home, and lias now re covered, . has realised the necessity of again enlisting- for active service'at the front. The brothers of Waratah Lorge (of which Bro. Whitman is a mem ber) seized the opportunity of bidding good-bye and God-speed to their de parting- brother. About 30 brothers ga thered around him, and in a, pleasing speech S. Pro. 11. H. McConnell spoke on behalf of the R.A.O.B., G.A.B., and Waratah in particular. In doing so, lie presented to Bro. Whitman a wristlet watch. on behalf of the-brethren of his particular lodge. Other brethren also spoke. Bro. G. Whitman, in reply, thanked the brethren for their good wishes, and emphasised the fact that true brotherhood and comradeship ex isted in BufTaloism, of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
W. F. WELLS & GO, GlotKing and Boot Palace. THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL MEN'S WEAR. 0ur Seleetioa of Men's Suits for Quality, Variety, Cut mid Finish,, l oannot b® beat«© is the Commonwealth, Many lints ttill at 1 Pn^. We are continually opening up New Ssason'« Good* in Mao's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. ONR Stock is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all lines. [These were bought many months ago to arrive, and are at tie present tunomuoh tw »o"» the market value. W. ¥. WELLS & CO. ALEXANDEE-STEEET, POET PIBIE. If you have a WATCH and it's a De ceiver, bring it to us. We will take the deceit out of it. AH Work Faithfully sfnd Well Done, and Guaranteed. W. L. Palmer & Co.| WATCHMAKERS, Etc., Alexander Street (opposite Blight Bros.) ALL TRIMMED MILLINERY.- Usual Prices, 21/, 16/9, 25/9, 19/6. To CLEAR at 5/11 EACH. GIRLS' TRIMMED SILK, SATIN- and MUSLIN HATS. Usual Prices, 5/11 to 8/11. To CLEAR AT 2/11 EACH. 80-Inch-WHITE TWILL SHEETING. To-day'a Value, 3/11, f...
DRUNKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
DRUNKENNESS. .Mr D. Scott, S.M., at the Police Court yesterday morning, fined one first offender for drunkenness £i or 4$ hours' imprisonment. Peter Johnson, aged 6-5, Richard Cochrane (53), and Charles Olsen (42), who had previous convictions against them, were each ordered to pay £2 or 72 hours' impris onment. Cochrane, who was arested by Constable Ferguson, was also con victed of using insulting' language in Ellen street, and fined £2 and 15/ costs or seven days in gaol.
STATE ELECTIONS. MANY EAGER ASPIRANTS. ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 16 March 1918
STATE ELECTIONS. MANY EAGER ASPIRANTS. ADELAIDE, Friday. Nominations for the State elections were received to-day. Ten candidates were nominated for Sturt, nine for Mur ray, 10 for Barossa, nine for Burra Burra, seven for Wooroora, and not less than four for any district. ' - " MIDLAND DISTRICT. / Although there were'only, three per sons nominated for three vacancies in the Midland district for the Legislative Council-Sir W. G. Duncan, Mr D. J. Gordon and Mr T. Pascoe-there will be an election in that district to deter mine which member shall fill the va cancy caused by the resignation of the Hon E. Lucas. The candidate lowest on the poll will occupy the place of Mr ucas, and will retire at the next elec tions .