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LIFE FOR THE SEA MILLIONAIRE WHO GAVE UP SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LIFE FOR THE SEA MILLIONAIRE WHO GAVE UP SOCIETY The man who beat Sir Thomas Lip- ton in the recent international yacht race off Newport, U.S.A is by no means an amateur at handling a sailing ship at handling a railing ship. Harold 8. Vanderbllt. autocrat of the Enterprise, has been sailing ships an his life, and be takes the sport very seriously indeed. He Is the youngest eon of the late William K. Vanderbllt. and Is a jnnlU mUllonaire. A six-footer, he practically lives on the sea during the summer months, spending all his time on his palatial yacht Vara. which1 Is steam powered. When on board ship he does not suggest the gentleman of leisure for he Is on deck sixteen hours every day, and keeps every man on board busy. He would have made a good skipper of a "down-east" clipper ship if half the stories ore bears about him are true. Now in his 46th year, and a bachelor. Mr. VanderbUt can look back on nearly half a century of seamanship, for be was born near the Atlantic Ocean, and h...
"ON THE SPOT" IN NEW YORK Gangsters in Audience [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
"ON THE SPOT" IN NEW YORK Gangsters in Audience "On the Spot." Mr. Edgar Wallace's play treating of crimes by gangsters, was produced recently in New York be- fore a crowded house. Among those present were AI Capone and other gangsters, duly accompanied by body guards. A Chicago citizen of a dif ferent type complained that the play did not sufficiently reveal the Einister relations between the gangsters and the police and judiciary, against which the public are protesting. It was agreed, however, that, although he only spent two weeks in Chicago. Mr. Wallace had caught the character, patois, and atmos phere of the racketeers.
SPAIN TO HAVE AN ELECTION Government to Stabilise Finance as possible afterwards a general elec- [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
SPAIN TO HAVE AN ELECTION Government to Stabilise Finance as possible afterwards a general elec- Following a five hours' sitting to-day. Cabinet announced its intention Co hold the municipal elections and soon as possible afterwards a general elec- as possible afterwards a general elec tion, both under universal suffrage. It said it would not tolerate any dis turbance. The new Cortes, or Parlia ment, will have the character of a con stituent body, and devote Itself to re vision of tbe Constitution. The Gov ernment will tackle tbe monetary problem immediately with a view to stabilisation. It win economise strictly in all departments and services, review the dictatorship, and revise its decrees.
VICTORIAN TRADE RETURNS Great Decrease in Imports Melbourne, February 90. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
VICTORIAN TRADE RETURNS Great Decrease in Imports Melbourne, February 90. The oversea trade returns of Vic- toria for January disclose that there was a general decrease in imports com- pared with those from January last year. Toe total was £1,795,535, com pared with £3.916.824. a decline of £2,121.280. The nrJnHp?^ decreases are* —An— psnl, £169.000; textiles, 0121,000; ma rthlmag ond machinery £345,000* iron and steel, £118.000; timber, £184,000. The exports for the month, at £1,677.275. compared with £1441.450, an increase of £435,826. Butter shows an increase of £91.000; wheat, £541,000; greasy wool, £177,000. For the seven months ended January 3L Imports nave fallen £13377.477. compared with those for tbe corres ponding period of tbe previous finan cial year, the totals being £14,674,931 and £38452,408 respectively. Exports for that period amounted to £15.206.980 against £19,645.550. a decrease of £4£48.570.
PRINCES IN BOLIVIA Prince George Affected by High Altitudes LA PAS, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
PRINCES IN BOLIVIA Prince George Affected by High Altitudes LA PAS, February 10. The Prince of Wales and Prince George received an enthusiastic wel come to Bolivia to-day, when they disemarked at Gusqui from the they disembarked at Gusqui from the 6te?per Inoa. in which they had crossed Lake Tlticaca from Peru. Prince George has been slightly affected by the altitude hi his travels to tbis mountain city, but the Prince of Wales stood the journey well. Local newspapers dedicated extra edi tions, partly in English, to ttte British Princes, publishing long articles on Bri tain's relations with Bolivia, and greet ting the Princes warmly. After arrival at the Palace the Princes were decorated with the Grand Order of the Condor of tbe Andes.
BARBER'S PROGRESS Reached Kingston Yesterday Kingston. February 20 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
BARBER'S PROGRESS Reached Kingston Yesterday Kingston. February 20 Syd Barber who is walking to Mel- bourne, reached here at 3.45 p.m. and thus completed 181 miles of his Journey. He left Salt Creek (130 miles) at 745 last night. The pi f jeclay track was good, and he made fair time until squally showers caused occasional rests under roedtide thickets. The veteran pedestrian reached White Hut (171 miles) at 9.45. and rested for an hour. The side tracks were pood, but half a gale was blowing, and ne steadied his pace so as to reserve his best effort for the Victorian roads. INDUSTRIAL COLONY Fallowing further subscriptions have been received for the Kuitpo Industrial Colony Fund:— SA Salvage Co., Ltd. .. ..£lO 0 0 M. M. Angus 5 0 0 Mrs. Stephens and party .... o 5 3 A. C. Marfclln 05 0 £15 10 3
KOORDA DOMESTIC TRAGEDY Pathetic Letter ACTS COMMITTED BT MAN TEMPORARILY INSANE Perth, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
KOORDA DOMESTIC TRAGEDY Pathetic Letter ACTS COMMITTED BT MAN TEMPORARILY INSANE Perth, February 20. The inquest into the deaths of the victims of the shooting tragedy at Koorda, on February 14, was concluded at Koorda to-day. Those killed were William Morgan (50), farmer, of Koorda, his wife, Julia (45), and his son Daniel (22). Mrs. Morgan and her son were found: shot in their beds, and the evidence showed that they bad been killed in their sleep. Morgan's body was dis covered in his car. which was found standing on the Soorda West-road. A letter found in Morgan's pocket stated:—"To whom it may concern— I am taking the only possible way out. My wife Is broken in health and spirit, and it would be the act of a coward to leave her behind. My son, through bush life, is too uneducated and un sophisticated to cany on, so we will an go together. Kind regards to an rela tions and friends." A post script to the letter said:— "There a? twenty odd pounds in my pocket which can be used to fi...
MR. BEASLEY ADMITS VACCILATION "Sorry to See Labor Men Tuning Nationalists" Sydney, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
MR. BEASLEY ADMITS VACCILATION "Sorry to See Labor Men Tuning Nationalists" Sydney, February 20. "If the Nationalists were in power to- day they would re-enact the War Pre- cautions Act, and apply it with the utmost rigor," said the Assistant Minis- ter for Industry (Mr. Beasley) to-night when speaking in support of the Labor candidate for East Sydney, Alderman Ward. "If tbe workers opposed them they wouid be mown down witb tbe machine guns in this ?>*i^ other streets." Mr. Beasley said that had tbe Gov ernments stood up to the private banks months ago Australia would nave been on. the way to recovery. -I have to admit," he said, "that there has been a policy of vaccilation. Even messages from London indicated that England was willing to listen u> Australia's representations on finance. I do not care whether I am in Parliament or not, but I will remain on the side of the workers. The Nationalists re present the few, and I am sorry to say that some Labor men seem disposed to go...
GENERAL STRIKE PROPOSAL Deputation AI) Paid Organiser Perth. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
GENERAL STRIKE PROPOSAL Deputation AI) Paid Organiser* Perth. February 20. Before leaving for Canberra to-night. the leader of the Senate Opposition (Sir George Pearce) referred to the A.C.T.U. deputation to Canberra to advocate a general strike against the Federal Court's wage reduction decision. He said that the names of the member-s of the deputation were informative. "Every member of the deputation,*" Sir George said, "is a paid organiser of a union and the AC.T.O. is largely made up of paid organisers or paid secre taries. In the event of a strike not one of them would lose his Job or bis wages. Yet these men profess to re present the opinions of hundreds of thousands of men and women hi work and earning wages, and who. if stam peded into striking, would lose their jobs and swell the unemployment market To suggest a general strike at a time like this, when Australia is struggling in a desperate plight. Is the talk of irresponsible fanatics."
The Advertiser and Register SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 21. 1931 Will Shoot for King's Medal: Decisive Sheffield Match Begun: Work for Famous Plane: Early Life [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
The Advertiser and Register SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 21. 1931 Will Shoot for King's Medal: Decisive Sheffield Match Begun: Work for Famous Plane: Early Life CORPORAL JONES, of the Jamestown light Hone Troop, in action at the traits, at Port Adelaide, yesterday, where he won the right to represent South Australia In the King's Medal shoot at William- town (Victoria), next month. I * HOWS THAT? B. J. Tobm, promising Sonth Australian colt, was caught behmd the wicket by Barnett, off Ryder, After contrl bvting U to South. Australia's score against Victoria at the Adelaide Oral yesterday. PROTEST FOLLOWED the removal from the National Gallery Melbourne of Max Meldram's pic tore. The Peasant of Pace, to make room for the portrait ot Miss Nellie Stewart-Sweet Nell (above). THIS CONVERSATION by wireless telephone fixed the destination of more than £1,000,000. Mr. A. N. Lawrence; """?f l'lir director of General Motors (Australia), Pty, Lid, conversing with New York about the nieigei with Holden's....
Universe Like Soap Bubble, Scientist Says [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Universe Like Soap Bubble, Scientist Says WE are living in a world inflated like a soap bubble," is the alarm- ing statement of the noted scientist, Sir James Jeans, who says the nuiverse takes the form of an incapacity to stand still. "TT is easy to blow a soap babble, bat far less easy to keep It in existence for more than a minute or two; after that it is apt suddenly to burst and disappear." "The astronomer of to-day," Sir James says, "regards the universe as a finite, closed space, as finite as the sur face of the earth, although, of course, it is a space with length, breadth, and height—and not merely a surface. If we ere not acquainted with the whole of space, it seems probable that we ?shall be before very long . . ." "Recently there has been a develop ment of a sensational kind. "I hope I shall sot startle you too ? much if I say that it has been discovered &lt; quite recently that the universe is somewhat like a bubble. The Belgian! mathematician. Lemaitre, has sho...
Woman Spy Who Died For Love [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
Woman Spy Who Died For Love In on article on spies, an English writer tells some interesting stories about women secret agents in the war. THE female agent (he says) always is, was, and will be Hie romantic figure par ex cellence jji.gie. Intelligence Ser vices, but opinions on her value : are, were, and always will be ; divided. * ncf^nnei?ss, vmm possess xsr (raster dramatki talents v? m?n [ ?wd Mmlr juiiui |ffr —'Hnf- ?MH^fl fgj out- Selgh t£etr ?w-n&lt;ft— in ?tt?gii&lt;?ing *iiMiiirtii?>. Moreover, the woman agent can make good use of her per sonal charms to extract Information Stout male victims. - A typical imtwiO? of the power of Shis last asset was shown by the work Surtag the war of the Belgian girl. Brims Van Qufckelbergne, one of the snost tilrntfti fT"*tT**** spies **??t her nation's emergency brooght Into action Maeteen seats of age, with a perfect flgure and a fascinating mop of black tmXt. she was not slow to recognise the Magnetic Quality of ncr o...
DO YOU KNOW?- ANSWERS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
DO YOU KNOW?- ANSWERS 1. On March 31 last year It was £7.469.000.000. 2. in 1920 it stood at £7.829,000,000. 3. In March last year it was i £307.252.000. or more than a third of I the total national expenditure. 4. Cyrus the Great, who in 550 B.C. ' founded the Persian kingdom, after : defeating the Medes, a kui'lred people. iHe was designated The Anointed be i cause in 538 B.C. he gave the captive Jews in Babylon their freedom 5. He was known as "The King of the World." for having brought tfy sreater part of the old world under his sway, which, however, did not extend to Egypt. i 6. Polonius. | Questions on Page 17
AMATEUR NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
AMATEUR NOTES By "Q.R.A." Conditions have been quiet on the 28 and 14 [?] bands, and DX was patchy, especially on the latter. Con- ditions with DX on 7 m.c. wer stis- ditions with factory, and a number of local ama teurs had good contacts with America, Siberia, China, Philippine Islands, and the Azores. VKSHG reports having received up to B7 on 28 mx. tests from VK42PK end 2RC. VKSJO recently obtained his final continent for his "W-A.O.- certificate by working SUBBS of Egypt on 14 mx. band. VKSMF has been doing well on this band, and has worked many countries. VKSRX has been away on holidays at Wlllaston, near Oawler, where' VKSAW is situated. VKSHG one evening, on 7 m.c, re ceived R3 both, from W6AHK, of Los Angeles, U.S.A-, and from FMBBG of Algiers. CT2AW, ol the Azores, and VKSHG were successful in working togettier one morning on the 7 m.c. band. SHG received R5 VKSJO worked AUINZ, of Siberia. VS6AG. of Hongkong, and KALJB, and a number of American amateurs this week on 7 m.c. ...
LAUNCH IN DANGER ENGINE BREAKS DOWN IN HOWLING GALE Three Men on Board Bftlnev. Februarv 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
LAUNCH IN DANGER ENGINE BREAKS DOWN IN HOWLING GALE Three Men on Board Bftlnev. Februarv 20. Anchored In a howling gale about 400 yards from Stanwell Park Beach, on the south coast, a launch containing three men is in danger of being cap- three men is In danger of being cap sized. Distress signals have been raised, and, in a Morse message, the occupants have stated that the launch cannot last for long. The engine has ap parently broken down The steamer Northern Firth, on its way from Sydney to Melbourne, will endeavor to rescue the men, one or whom Is known to be Mr. T. K. why bott, of Corlmal-stretet. Wollongong. the owner of the launch. No boat of sufficient dee to live in tbe rough sea was available at Stowall Park or Wollongong to go to the assis tance of the men, but vessels passing south were notified and a beacon was lit on the StanweU ?-iht?
PHILIPS RADIO GUIDE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
PHILIPS RADIO GUIDE A Radio Handbook that has long been awaited is now available in "Radio Sir," a 72-page book published by the famed Philips organisation. Recognised by a gaily colored cover, "'Radio Sir" contains a host of useful information which will interest every body from the school boy to the ex perienced experimenter. Prom what ever standpoint the book is viewed its expression is clear, concise, and easily | understood. The engineers in Philips Australian Laboratories have been en gaged in designing special receivers and amplifiers for publication in this book, and noteworthy among their achieve ments are an "Auto Set." which wiH do much to introduce radio as a dis tinct and added enjoyment to motor ing; the "PCJ-5," a remarkable two stage &g. 6hort-waver; a 400-volt Pen thode Amplifier, and remarkable im- Drovements on the popular A.C. 3-33 and D.C. 3-33 models. Profusely illustrated articles on valves, audio frequency coupling units power socket apparatus, D.c. t...
GAS EXPLOSION IN WONTHAGGI MINE ONE KILLED, FIVE .INJURED Cause Unknown Melbourne. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
GAS EXPLOSION IN WONTHAGGI MINE ONE KILLED, FIVE .INJURED Cause Unknown Melbourne. February 20. An explosion of gas occurred in the State coal mine at Won- thaggi to-day. One man was killed and five others were seriously injured. The victims were:— Killed—Mr. A. K. Elldns (62). deputy. Injured—Mr. Boy Sannders (42). deputy; Mr. C. White (47) deputy; Mr. C. Dennis (36). shiftman; Mr- D., Jones (33), deputy; Mr. J. Mitchell (47), j rope splicer. How. and actually where in the pit, the explosion occurred is not known at present. AU the sufferers were severely burned from the *aist to the head Upon hearing the report of the ex plosion. Mr. D. Schmidt, a pumper, and Mr. D. Browne, undeground manager, went to inspect the workings, and found the six men. who were much mutilated. Belief parties brought the men to tbe surface. Mr. mHn^ who was married, died in hospital shortly after admittance. Had the pit not been idle the casualty list might have been greater, as by the stoppage, 16 fewer ...
"GIPSY LOVE" MUSICAL COMEDY FROM 5CL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
"GIPSY LOVE" MUSICAL COMEDY FROM 5CL The broadcasting of the popular musical comedy, "Gipsy Love," will be the feature from Station 5CL next week. This will be relayed from SLO on Tuesday evening;. j Another interesting event will be the | presentation of "The Rio Grande," by Constant. Lambert, on Monday. The annotations for this were made by H. j ; Brewster-Jones, with other notes by G. I R. Lamprell. on the influence of dance I music on the composition. I To-nigiit the New Era Dance Band j will contribute a series of dance selec tions, interspersed with vocal and instrumental items. Mr. K. Maegraith will resume his weekly cartoon enter tainment at 730 pjn., before the night session commences. The Sydney concert by Haydn Beck's String Quartet wiU be featured to-morrow night, after the service" from the Parkside Baptist Church. In the morning St. Peter's Cathedral will be beard, and the Maughan Central Mis sion will be put on the air in the after- ] noon. Fagia Kivovitch. in Jewish ...