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Firms Fined Breaches of Early Closing Act WORKING ON HOLIDAY [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
Firms Fined Breaches of Early Closing Act WORKING ON HOLIDAY For having ignored Section 43 of the Early Closing Act by employing shop assistants on Saturday afternoon, June I 30, Harris, Scarfe, Limited, and Fredj Charlick were fined £10 15/ and £11 10/i respectively by Mr. Haslam, S.M., in the -Adelaide Police Court today. Mir. C. A. Sandery, of the Crown Lanw Department, said Harris, Scarfe, Limi-1 ted, applied for an exemption from the provisions of the Act to allow of their employing assistants for stocktaking purposes, but they were told there was no power to grant an exemption. When Mr. Charlick was spoken to by Inspector Ellis he said to the inspector, "Why do you pick me? I know of at Ileast 14 others firms which are taking stock today." "Stock must be taken on June 30 to comply with the Federal law." said Dr. T. J. Browne, who appeared on behalf of Harris, Scarfe, Limited. "It was ne cessary for them to break one law to comply with another." Mr. E. Phillips, on behalf of Ch...
Called Back Alleged Absconding Husband OFF TO ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
CGalled Back SAlleged Absconding Husband OFF TO ENGiLAND Alfred Salon, who, according to Plan clothes-Con·stable Homes, was on his way fo England, was in the Adelaide Poiice Court this nmorning remanded until Au gust 11i on a charge of having deserted his wife in Sydney on July 29. Bail was granted him in a personal bond of £50 and a surety of a similar amount. "I have £68 myself," said Salon, "but I~can't get a surety." "I won't accept your own bond," re plied the S.M. - Detective Trotman gave evidence of Lav-i ing arrested Salon when he stepped off the boat at the Outer Harbor.
GREATER ADELAIDE SAFETY ZONES. [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
GREATER ADELAIDE SAIFETY ZONES.. . Consideration will be-given by the Par liamentary and Bylaws Committee of the Council this afternoon to the question of safety zones in the streets. The ccnmit tee will also consider a request frcom the Automobile Association regarding the question of allowing cars to stand in the streets longer than half an hour. - OILDRUEN'S PLAYGROUNDS. The council has been approached with a view to ailowing a children's playground to be established in Lower North Adelaidc, adjoining the soldiers' memorial garden. The proposed site is opposite the end of Jernisgham and Fianiss streets. STBRAY DOGS. Owners of unrgeistercl dogs, beware! This week the council will begin a raid on all unregistered and stray dogs found wandering about the streets. It is pro posed to employ a man with a cart, who wil vIisit the various wards and collect the "strays," which will be taken to the corporation yards, Halifax street. Watson-"D:d your watch stop when it dropped on the floor?...
WELL AND HAPPY Boys and Farmers Satisfied [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
WELL. AND HAPPY Boys and Farmers Satisfied During his trip with the Overseas Im migration Deletgation Mr. G. R. Laffer (Minister of Tmmigration) said they saw a number of boy immigrants at work on farms, and with one exception they were exceedingly happy. The far mers were well satisfied with the lads, and spoke iu the highest terms of them. Lads who had bocn out from England only a few monthe were driving teams cf eight and ten horses. W;hen he saw] that one member of the delegation said thilat if he went back to England his reputation for veracity would be gone for ever. Photographs of the boys at work :were taken by members. .
OVER THE FENCES EXCITING GLENELG CHASE Intruder Takes Girl's Sash [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
OVER THE FENCES EXCITING (iLEINEL CHASE Intruder Takes Girl's Sash Charged this morning before Messrs. WV. IM. Hicks and A. G. Davis at the Glenelg Police Court with having been unlawfully on the premises of Alfred Thomas Ide, of Gclcnelg. Joseph Patrick Daly, laborer, of New Glenelg, was ordered three months' imprisonment. Uinder the First ()ffenders' Act he was released on finding two sureties of £25. He pleaded guilty. Ide, a cafe proprietor, stated that about 6.45 o'clock on Saturday evening he was informed by Leslie Weeden that a strange man was in his housec in Partridge street. He informed Con stable Noblet, and they drove to his home artd looked under the doormat for the key, which was mi:ssing. They then heard a noise in the house, and he entered through a window. while the' constable w,'Tited on the opposite side of the houset Giving evidence of arrest, Constable Noblet stated that the man on being disturbed jumprc out of the window. climbed a paling fence, and dashed acro...
WOMAN'S WORLD SOCIAL CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
SOCIAL CALENDAR A.uwust I7. 2.30-Sailors, Soldiers and Nurses Relatives' Association-To meet Lady Bridges, Blind School Hall. 7. 3.30-W.N.P.A.--To meet D)ame Ade laide Anderson. 7. 8--Teachers' Concert-Town Hall. 8. 7.30-Tea'.hers' College Ball-Exhibi tion. 10.--2.30-Victoria League-Dame Ade Jaide Anderson's Lecture. 10. 2.30-Combined Girls' School Sports -Adelaide Oval. 13. 8-Alfied de 3Musset's "Un Caprice" The Grosvenor. . 17. S.30-Blue and White Dance-Osbornei Hall. iS.--A.Ri.C. Meeting-Victoria Park. l. 8--Hibernian Mall-Norwood Town IHall. 2. 3--IFete for Parish Hall for St. An-i drew's-~,- alkerville Hall. 24. 8.4,---Mrs. Dudley Turner and. Mrs. "-alter Duncan's D)ance-Osbprne Hall. 24. 8-Kindergarten Dance-Palais Royal. 253.-A.I.C. Meeting-Victoria Park. 3.- 7.30-Artillery Ball-Osborne Hall. 31.8.30--Lady Victoria Buxton Girls' Club Dance-Osborne Hall.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
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SAME DISTANCES [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
SAME DISTANCES Four races over seven and a half furlongs were decided last Saturday, and the winners and times were: TRIALI STAKE . First Division.--Coin of the Realm; 1.37%. Second Division.-Sir Archibald; 1.40 EVANSTON WELTER. First Division.-Jules Jordan; 1 37%. Second Division.-High Play; 1.37%. It will be observed that precisely thei same time was registered in three of| the events.
MICE AND CANCER Experiments at 'Varsity Prof. Robertson's Collection [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
MICE AND ANCERl -4--~ Experiments at 'Varsity Prof. Robertson's Collection To the averape person mice are mice, whether they are white or dun or fat or thin. Their obvious purpose in life is to send women into hysterics, to make them climb upon tables. Even burly husbands cannot accomplish as much as a wee mouse. But Professor Brailsford Robertson, of the Adelaide '\ arsity, knovws better. Just off his chambers there is a large room, the scent of which leaves no doubt that the place is infested with mice. And he's proud of the fact. He will show you how they feed and open the cases to let you see the imps gam bolling. They are having a picnic with a purpose, but they are unconsciously caught in the scientist's trap. "\Ve keep the mice," said the Pro fessor as he sipped his morning tea and munched his biscuit, "in order to study the growth of animals in their relation to diet, and we keep an eye on them from birth until death results from natural causes. About 20 per epnr. rf mion En...
FLAVOR OF ONIONS [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
FLAVOR OF ONIONS -4---C- I ! As a rule it is the smaller kinds of onions that have the strongest flavor. Thel large varieties, like the Spanish, are c?on-i paratively mild in flavor. When peeling onions hold them under water an ' ther'i ,rill be no smarting of the eyes. Many people object to the strong taste of onions. Thils may be considerably re diwedl if the onions are half bohiled before/ being added to any foods. During I:': partial cooking the water should ibe changed several times and, on each occa sion. the flavor of the onions wi!l be les sened. "Very enterprising, is he not?" "Oh, ye,: Ie is willing to d' almostl anything in the world to get a living--cr cept work." She--"T want some wrinkles." t --"''W1hat about?" She--"Oh. how to rpmove them!" Miss Fiftyshqde (romantically)-"Sail.rs have sv.eethearts in every portL" Mrs. Newlywed-'-"No wonder they stay at "I always agree with my nusbanl." "Very sweet of you." "Except, of course, when he l wrong."
COINCIDENCE [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
COINCIDENCE Ridden by C. Boorn at the first meet ing of the new season at Evanston last year, Sealer defeated the favorite Blu coyte, in the second division of the Trial Stakes and ret.urned the healthy divi dend of £1i 13/. Last Saturday Blu coyte was strongly supported for the second division of the Welter, but High Play, ridden by Boorn, defeated the four-year-old St. Spasa and paid £15 13/,' for £1.
EIGHT FAVORITES DEFEATED [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
EIiGHT FAVORITES DEFEATED It fell to the lot of the Gawler Club to open the new racing season in this State last Saturday, and owing to the heavy acceptances received, the nor thorn body were called upon to divide three of the events, thus making a programme of nine races to be decided during the afternoon. Packers of favorites fared badly. It was not until the last race that the first choice of the public landed the spilsi, and then it was only by half a head that the hot favorite, Abbeville, defeated Free Action. In fact, only three of the horses at the head of the tote quotatlons in the various events mananged to secure a place, as the fol lc. ing list will show: Trial Stakes (1st. div.)-Favorite, Good Hope: position, nowhere. Phoenix Hurdle (1st div.)-Favoritc, gsarnh Curran; position, third. Trial Stakes (2nd div.)-Favorite, Double Musket; position., nowhere. Phoenix Hurdle (2nd div.)-Favorite, Ryder's Gift; position, nowhere. TWinter Handicap-Favorite, St. Ality; pnsition, now...
POPULAR GAWLER OFFICIAL [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
POPULAR GAWLER OFFICIAL It was in January, 191~4, that Mr. Maurice Othams was appointed secretary of the Gaw ler Jockey Club, and no one will dispute since then the destinies of the northern body have been guided with success. In his youthful days Mr. Othams was a fine athlete, and pedestrians competing in the years around 1900 remember the brilliant feats achieved by him. Since Mr. Othams took over the secre tarial reins many course improvements have Mr. M. F. Othams Ileen made, the most notable in recent ycars being the installation of Hiadson's totalisa tor, which cost £ L600. At Evanston on Saturday Mr. Othba. was particularlv busy on account of the long programme, but be was always courteous and obliging. Before taking up his present position, Mr. Othams was associated with the office of the late C. C. Kingston. for 10 years and also with the legal office of Mr. A. B. Rudall at Gawler.
NUMEROUS SCRATCHINGS [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
NUMEROUS SCRlATCHINiS Notwithstanding, the fact that there was not an event at Gawler in which there wad 'ess than eleven starters, the scratching pen was freely used, and in the Winter Handi cap eleven were scratched. This is how the dithdrawals were made: & Trial S~takes (1st: Div.) .... 26 8 18 Phoenix Hurdle (st Dv.) 14 1 13 g n Trial Stakes (s2ndt Dlv.) . . 26 2 18 Phoenix Hurdle (2ndst Div.) . . 14 3 11 Trial Stakes (2nd Dlv.) 26 2 ~ Phoenix Hurdle (2nd Dlv.), 14 3 11 Winter Handicap..... .. 24 11 13 Brush Steeplechase . ..... 27. 8 19 Evanston W'elter (1st Div.) . 19/ 7 12 Evanston Welter (2nd Div.) . 18 4 14 DBarnet Handicap ........ 13 2 11 Totals ............. 181 46 135
NEARLY AN ACCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
NEARLY AN ACCGGIDENT ----` Just as Grong Grong was within a length or so of the finishing line in the Brush Steeplechase, the riderless Conical, which was on the steeplechase course, attempted to get on to the course proper. Instead of clearing the rail to do so he banged it heavily, and only Muirhead's smartnes in dodging the rail saved him from a nasty acci dent. Muirhead finished second on Grong Grong. Before the actual start of this event Cattelo unseated Liddle, but the Kerlie gelding did not go far before stopping.
STARTING TIMES [Newspaper Article] — News — 6 August 1923
STARTING TIMES The officials at Gawler worked untiringly last Saturday, and could hardly be blamed for the late starting times of the various events. Closely checked, the starting times were: Starting Started Times. At. Trial Stakes (1st div.) ...... 12.23 12.33 Phoenix Hurdle (1st div.) .... 1.0 1.6 Trial Stakes (2nd div.) .... .. .40 .45 Phoenix Hurdle (2nd dlv.) .. .. 2.15 2.20 Winter Handicap......... . 2.55 2.4 Brush Steeplechase .......... 3.30 3.42 Evanston Welter (1lst div.) .. 4.10 4.17 Evanston Welter (2nd div.) .. 4.45 4.54 B3arnet Handicap .......... 5.30 5.25