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CAPT. PERCIVAL FAILS Air Record Not Broken BRISBANE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
CAPT, PERCIVAL FAILS Air Record Not Broken BRISBANE, Today. An attempt was made during the week-end to break the aerial record frocm Sydney to Brishane, but it was frustrated by strong head winds. Capt. Percival. flying an Avro machine, with the owner, Mr. A. Har ding, as pilot, covered the distance in 6 hours 20 minutes, or 30 minutes longer than the existing record. The captain will make another attempt on the record on the fly back to the Brisbane ;Exhibition. I -
What Our Readers Think (To the Editor.) HINDMARSH FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
What Our Readers Think (To the Editor.) HINDMARSH FIRE BRIGADE Mr. H. T. Sayers:-May I be permit ted space, to comment on an article ap pearing in 'The News" of July 28 under thile title of "Fire and Accidents," deal ing with the work of the Hindmarsh Volunteer Fire Brigade and Ambulance Corps?' Being an advocate of regularly paid public service, I wish to deal only with the fire brigade section, as it appears tlhat the driver of the ambulance is a paid servant. A district protected by a volunteer fire brigade suffers many dis advantages for the sake of economy. No matter how attentive a volunteer may be to duty it is reasonable to ex pect 'that ueing occupied in earning a living sonime distance from the ap pliances, he is handicapped in comrpari son to the regular lireman whose daily occupation of maintenance work and drill tends to keepl him prepared for emergency, so that the minimum of time clapses between receipt and attendance of call. Would there not bo as much honor in refra...
AT PISTOL POINT Adelaide Man Arrested MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
AT PISTOL POINT Adelaide IMan Arrested MELBOURNE, Today. Arrested at the pistol point on the Gardenvale Railway Station early this morning by Sgt. Thompson, aided by Colin J. Richards, a young night watch man, two men are alleged to have haa in their possession a quantity of gelig note, a length of fuse, and several caps. Tinder the waiting rome, seat, on which the men were sitting when they were arrested, were found two large jemmies, and according to the sergeant each rian was wearing a pair of gloves. Later, at the St. Kilda Police SLatiou, Joseph May (26), engineer, of Adelaide, and Charles Potter (29), artist, of New South Wales, were charged with having had housebreaking implements in their possession, and with having been foind on the station premises without lawful excuse. They were remanded to the City Court. It is alleged that earlier the day two men knocked at the door of a house in Gardenvale and asked the occup:ants the whereabouts of the Gardenvale Railway Station. She...
FEDERAL PLUMS MR. BRUCE WILL DISTRIBUTE Board for Commonwealth Bank MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
FEHERAL _PLUMS MR. BRUCE WILL DISTRIBUTE Board for Commonwealth Bank MELBOURNE, Today. i A number of plum positions in the Federal sphere await distribution. Mr. Bruce, the Prime, 'Minister, will allot them before he leaves for London on Septcmber 1. The Commonwealth Bank is to be placed under a board of directors, and it is believed that Mr. J. Kell, the De puty-Governor, will, ble chosen: as one of the directors, and 'that the other two positions will be offered .to prominent Australian bankers. The title of gover nor will be abolished under the new No announcement has ben maede re garding thi ,appointment of a board to take over the management of the Commonwealth Shipping Line and Cockatoo Dockyard, Sydney. The Go vernment's intentioin is to select experts in these spheres. One of the directors will supervise the conduct of the ship piug service while the other will be re quired to be a skjlful financier. The thi'rd will be respcnsible for Ithe dock yaid managemernt. The appointm...
North Adelaide Dickens Club [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
North Adelaide Dickens Club The August meeting of the North Adelaide Dickens Club was held at Mr. Chettle's resi dence, Prospect, on Saturday evening. Mr. S. T. MaciDonald delivered an instructive essay on "Tne life and work of DI)ickens." .Mr. W:. i. Chettle discharged the duties of critic, and commended. the speaker upou the aequence with which he had treated the sub ject. Other excellent criticisms were offered by members.
BEFORE THE PUBLIC [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
BEFORE TiE PUBLIC Sir Henry Barw'll 'Premier), who: has beer, to Melb,,urne in connection with taxation matters. will return to Adelaide with; Ir. G. i. Martin, L.S.O., his secretary, toorro:''. morning. The Fremier will ask members of the Hi-ouse of Assembly tomor-row to grant two months' leave of absence to Mr. TV. Hague (Treasurer) on account of ill-health. Mr. H-ague is in WVestern Australia ani vi.' Ehortly visit Colombo.
At the Wondergraph [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
Mary Pickford Ofrs. IFairbanks). Who will be in Adelaide early next year. S At the Wondergraph Opening at the Wondergraph today tbe comedy dramina "Mr. Billings Spends his Dime," a Paramount production, featuring WYalter Hiers in his first star ring picture, a comedy-drama that is full of mirth from start to finish. In thi' day and age a 10 cent piece is of no importance whatsoever, but in the case of John Percival Billings, an enterprising young salesman, it meant everything. It came about through the purchase of ;L cigar. How this invest -nent is the cause of a revolution in a small State of South America, and made Percival a political power, forms the plot. The cause of Walter's escapade is pretty Jaclueline Logan, supported by an aldequate cast. The pretty Realart actress ,3Mayj McAvoy, is in the supporting picturef entitled "A V'irginia Courtship," with' Casson Ferguson as leading man. May icFtvoy has the role of a tomboy, a, kind of !ittle white Topsy, who, in find ing romance...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
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Bomb Thrown at Troops Four Persons Injured MAN CAUGHT AFTER CHASE DUESSELDORF, August 5. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
Bomb Thrown at TPoops .Four Persons Injured MAN CAUGHT AFTER CHASE (REUTER'S.) DUESSELDCRF, August 5. A bomb was thrown at a detachment of troops, wounding two of them and a woman and a child. The fugitive was pursued and caught. EUROPE'S PROBLEM (Cantrued 2rm iPage 1) NEW FEAYUTE INTRODUCED (ierman Expulsion Proposed (PUELISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, August 5. Cologne reports state thai anew fea ture has been introduced into the Rhur struggle. Gen. Dcgoutte has issued a. proclama tion that if the production of coal and coke proves insufficient for French re. quirem ents the French Engineering Commission will take possesson and ad Innster the mnnes itself or its concession aires. . The working costs will be charged against the German Govern ment, and lpenalties for resistance will include in certain cases death. Ger mnan employes refusing to work will be elelled and replaced by labor gangs un der military protection. The French are going to proceed with tho complete logic of explo...
BANKS CLOSED SPANISH BANKS DISORGANISED MADRID, August 5. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
SPANISH BANKS DISORGANISED (REIrTITElS.) MADRID. August 5. Banking in Spain hais been disorga nised by a s rike of bank clerks for higher pay. The Wecstminster Bank, onre of the "big five," brought from Fngland a number of clerks to replace the Spanish malcontents, but has now closed (lOtn in coustequence of in timidation. Two others have also sus pended operation:s. The banks refuse to reinstate the strikers unless they resign from the union, which it is stated is controlled by CGmmunists. Some disorders have re.suited, and !20 ;rhests have been made. The Government is considering a modftied form of moratorium owing to ibanking confusion. i . . . . . . .
BOY FARMERS Another Batch Landed GLAD TO BE HERE [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
BOY FARMERS Another Batch Landed GLAD TO BE HERE Another contingent of boy farmnn prentices-the fourteenth batch-at' rived this morning by the P. & O Branch Service liner Benalla. They dis embarked at the Outer Htarbor, aL1 smiling, and pleased to have reache the land of their adoption. There wera 52 of thent. They have come from all parts o England, Scotland, and TWales. Th istaccato tones.of the north., harmonlised with the broad notes of ,!4a:ncas~l hlre :anct Yorkshirie, unider the mellowing :ln-j fluences of the- xnilder modulaticfnso the midland ,and southern counties. The Cockney dialect was aLlso heard. It was not the sounds, but the sihapes of the lads, which attracted most atteni tion as they lined up on the wharf,1 while their welfare ollicer (Mr. SoIgei wick) took the roll call. The ladsj ranged from about 5 ft. 5 in. in height to over 6ft., with excellent chest andl muscular develolpment. They t)roveJ that the 3British breed has not so de-j teriorated as many Iw...
Visions of Farmer's Paradise Barwell Boys Pleased With Adelaide Canada Taking a Million Lads [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
Visions of Fai'nres's ParadiS? Barwell Boys Pleased With Adelaide Canada Taldng a Million Lads Barwell boys are pleased. Not only with a smooth voyage, plenty to eat, and heaps of fun, but also with Adelaide. As the latest batch of 52 young farmers brought out under Sir Henry Barweli's scheme stepped off the Outer Harbor train this morning there were no cheering crowds, no waving flags, no ceremony. But they were satis fied. "Not a bad little place," said one as he gazed round the station. "It'll do me." No more needed to be said. The sen timent was there. They are all enthusiasts. Hurried im pressions gathered from them as they lined up showed that they think Aus tralia a farmer's paradise. Although a few have only just left school it is the agricultural work that is attracting them. I "From what I cn see," said one, "if there are any fortunes to be made for uis they 'hre oh the lend. England is all right. 1Ut'there'is not the same oippor tunities there.. Theie's plenty of space he...
Germany's Ability to Pay JAPANESE NOTE URGES SETTLEMENT Shanghai, August 5. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
ermnn~ ny's y toay JAPANES NOTE URGES SETTLEMENT (REUTER'S.) Shanghai, August 5. Baron Gor-ka Hayashi (Japanese Ambassador in London) has been instrC ted by his Government to reply verbally to .the British Note (, rys a message from Tokyo) hoping that an amicable settk le.ient will -be rea ched of those differences which .;=aw . prese?;t: arent.between ·the British proposal-ahid the French and Belgian-desires. The Government urge the Powers immediately concerned to use their utmost conciliatory endeavors to reach an agree nlent.
HENLEY BEACH ROUTE Land For Widening CONDITIONAL OFFER MADE [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
HEHLEY BEAOH ROUTE Land For Widening CONDITIONAL OFFER MADE To widen Henley Rech road from Elston street to Tapley's,Hill road.. the i same club and Sir Sidney Kidman have made an offer of land with a fron tage of more than a quarter of a mile t.o Henley Dcch rod and a depth of 15 ft. This offer hs been made on con dition that the other landholders be tween May terrace and Tapley's lHill road act similarly. omer time ago the \Vest To-rrens Council purchased a vacant block oppo -ite Roweli' road to remove the bend in the 3each road. Since -then the Kooyonga Golf Club, for a similar pur pose, gave the council.a piece of lInd Jn the corner of M1ay terrace., wiTh, a frontage to Henley Beach road of 114 ft., and to'.Iay terrace of 3 ft.
LAD LOSES EYE Accident at Broken Hill GUN FALLS AND EXPLODES BROKEN HILL, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
LAD LOSES EYE Accident at Broken Hill GUN FALLS AND EXPLODES BROKEN HILL, Today. Horace Lehman (17),is at present in hospital suffering from severe facial injuries and the loss of his left eye as the result of a gun accident near Day Dream yesterday afternoon. On Saturday Lehman, accompanied by his brother and several friends, left Broken Hill for a shooting excursion to the hills near Day Dream. Yesterday th,.' went silootin.. At 2 o'clock Horace Lehman and his brother came to a soakag,, and placing a loaded gun down got on the ground to get a drink. The gun exploded, and most of the charge struck young Lehman on the left side of the face. It is thought that he had the gun in a slightly elevated position, and that it fell to the ground, with the result that thu sudden jolt c:aused it to explot?. tl, injured ll,'s brother rushed to his assistance, and together they walked five miles back to camp. Young Lehmnn was bleeding freely and appeared to be in a bad way, but displayed great c...
THEATRICAL EMPLOYES Help for Labor Council [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
THEATRICAL EMPLOYES Help for Labor Council Members of the Theatrical Enmployes' Association held their annual meeting at the Trades H-all on Sunday after inoon. Eight new members were ad mitted. It was decided to financially assist the Trades and Labor Council in the prejIaration (of the basic wage case. Officers elected:-Presidernt, Mr. 1,. L. Rowvett; vice-president, Mr. L. Haire: treasurer. Mr. E. Berry (re-elected unopposed): secretary, MIr. J. A. South wood (re-elected unopposed); assistant secretary, \Mr. NW. II. Harris:on; audi tors. Messrs. S. J. Ainsworth and James Sullivan; delegate to conrference, Mr. J. A. Southwood; committee, Messrs. H. Fuss, S. J. Ainsworth, E. W'iper, T. G. Higgins, J. Sullivan, M. Mangan, and V. Hickey: trustcrs, Messrs. J. Frost, L. Haire, and "W. L.-Rowett. Delegates to conference were in structed to support the proposition for pooling the branch funds. and con sideration was given to thie new log which will shortly be presented to the employers.<...
Theatrical Employes' Secretary [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
Theatrical Employes' Secretary Mr. J. A. Southwood, who was re elected secretar- of. the Theatrical Em ployes' Association yesterday, has held the position for eight years. He was formerly an active force in State poli tics. When the Verran Government went to the country Mr. Southwood contested the Wallaroo seat with the leader of the Labor Party, and was returned with a handsome majority. Later he stood for the East Torrens district, and was again successful. He supported the Coalition on the conscription issue, but withdrew from politics after the return of the Liberal &overnment, refusing to subscribe to the platform of that party. As editor of 'The Plain Dealer," at Kadina, Mr. Southwood used the. columns of that journal to promote the cause of Labor on the Peninsula. He was elected Mayor of Kadina for a term and was instrumental in the face of strong opposition in having a munici pally-owaed electric lighting plant in stalled. After serving his apprenticeship to the pri...
C.T.A. NOTES [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
C.T.A. NOTES A smoke concert has been arranged for Saturday night, when members will say farewell to 5lr. H. S. Beaney, im mediate Past preside.t. Those left in thle third round of the billiard handicap tournament are re mind(d that games must be playe, of'T by tomo.o.w evening. Interstate and country members who will le in town for the Royal Show anI desire accomnmodation are requested to book without delay.