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JUDGE BEEBY DEFENDS HIS COURT Reply to High Court Comment "SERBONIAN BOG" Melbourne, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
JUDGE BEEBY DEFENDS HIS COURT Reply to High Court Comment "SERBONIAN BOG" Melbourne, October 1. Some days ago Mr. Justice Starke, on the High Court bench, gave an out- &lt;*> spoken opinion upon the Arbitration Court. Judge Beeby in the Arbitration court today, referred to these comments. He bad belore him certain questions aris ing out of the metal trades award, and he had to determine whether the firm of Parkinson and W. B. Cowan were individually bound by the award and whether by virtue of their member ship in the Metal Trades Employers' Association, they were bound. He also had to determine whether. In the cir cumstances stated, he should restrain a conciliation committee from func tioning under a law of New Bouth Wales. Judge Beeby considered that the first two questions were sufficiently impor tant to refer them, to toe Full Court, of the Arbitration Court. He said be took this view in conse quence of various High Court decisions. In the circumstances he decided to ...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
PERSONAL To mark his appreciation of the work of the British Sailors' Society, the Prince of Wales will preside at the organisation's festival dinner in London on December 1, to be held at the Guild hall. His Royal Highness will mate a special appeal on behalf of the society, to which he has already con tributed a donation of £500. The Governor-General (Sir Isaac Isaacs) and Lady Isaacs, attended by Captain L. S. Bracegirdle. Military Secretary, and Lieutenant N. B. For rest, AX>.C, will arrive in Adelaide this morning from siod. will continue t^p&lt;r journey to Perth by the East-West train. During their time in ftTJ"ip&lt;fle they will be tbe guests of the ■Governor and Lady Hore-Buthven, at Government House. The Governor- General and Lady Isaacs, on re turing bom Perth, will remain in Melbourne for the Caulfleld Cup meeting, after which Sir Isaac wffl go to Canberra and Lady Isaacs to Sydney. On October 30, Sir Isaac and Lady Isaacs will leave Canberra again fo...
Lady Hore-Ruthven Goes Shopping [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Lady Hore-Ruthven Goes Shopping Lady Hore-Ruthven went shopping at Semaphore yesterday. After she had declared open the fete in aid of the local District Trained Nurses' So. ciety and the Mothers' and Babies' Health Centre, she visited every stall and made purchases. Two cauli flowers, which she thoroughly inspected before buying, cake, tobacco, flowers, sweets, arid groceries, were among her purchases. Then she turned to the work stall and purchased a child's overall.
WORLD UNITY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
WORLD UNITY If some of the public utterances made In the Motherland this week are to be credited, we are approaching some- &lt;*> thing like that "federation of the world," of which the poet enthusiastically sang, as the sequel to the cessation of the war drums and the furling of the battle flags. Mr. H. C. Wells has Just re corded his opinion of what the state1 of the world would be if matters were properly managed; and, as he Is an invincible optimist, his wish may be regarded as having more or less the character of a prophecy. If his dream is realised, international relations will be controlled by a Peace Council, re presenting the entire world, and equipped with greater power than the jjeague ol Nations; world finance and economics will be reorganised on the basis of a twenty-year plan govern ing production and distribution; tariff walls will be gradually obliterated, transport organised, and production regulated in a way^tfaat win combine efficiency and cheapness. Sc...
HIS WIFE CHEERFUL "Is Quite Safe," She Says Sydney, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
HIS WIFE CHEERFUL "Is Quite Safe," She Says Sydney, October 1. Supreme confidence in the ability of her husband to emerge safely from any difficulties, kept Mrs. Kingsford Smith quite cheerful tonight. "I am cure he is safe," she declared. "Probably he has had more trouble with his oil system, and this has de layed him. If he has had to mate a feared ipTifKng, bis experience will stand him in good stead. *-An the same," she added, sooner I hear of his whereabouts, the happier I win be." „ Mrs. Smith intended to stay up all night in the hope that news about nun would come through. Him Confident "My worry," said Mr. Dim, KJngs ford Smith's companion in the Southern Cross exploits, "is not for the safety of Smithy, nut for «ie fact that he has ptobably missed the record. I am quite satisfied, that he has the ability to brine his: piarfriinp down safely in any circum stance.*' Mr TTlm added that If Kingsford RTTijt-.ii was down, it was probably at some 6pot not far from Aleppo. Had | he...
AMERICAN REPORT Melbourne, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
AMERICAN REPORT Melbourne, October 1. Widely differing rumors of the tote of Kingstord Smith were about Mel- &lt;*> bourne radio more than half ■Way round the world. An American broadcasting station sent^l message thai, the airman had reached Bocae safely. This was % to New Zealand, and reported to Tnei Tzeaiand broadcasting statwn, which, in turn, put the story on the "a Victorian radio amateur picted t tt m> in turn, and the uews was qmcHy sait to the press, but midnight came. Stffl without 5e satisfying confirmation ot a cable from Rome.
WORKS ITSELF OUT OF JOB Farcical Side of N.S.W. Politics Sydney, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
WORKS ITSELF OUT OF JOB Farcical Side of N.S.W. Politics Sydney, October 1. The farcical side of the manner in which the Premier (Mr. Lang) has hur- &lt;*> ried Bills through the Legislative As- &lt;*> sembly in the last few days, was em- nhasised today when the Legislative Assembly found itself with nothing to d?The last time A met it eat for 25 hours, and put through about a dozen Bills Thei Bills went on to the legis lative Council, which refused to be hurried. The Assembly was ad journed until tomorrow. Minister Retaliates Annoyed by puiAtytwipntu made by the Legislative Council to the Boiler Inspection Bill, the Minister for Labor and Industry (Mr. Baddeley) has taken what has been described by his sup porters as a retaliatory measure. The Legislative Council Insisted upon an amendment to continue the practice of private inspection, which has oper ated for 16 years. The Bill proposed the appointment of Government inspec tors. Mr. Baddeley has now with draw...
RETURNED SOLDIERS' ELECTION Nominations Received MR. THOMSON, K.C, AS PRESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
RETURNED SOLDIERS' ELECTION Nominations Received MR. THOMSON, K.C, AS PRESIDENT The State secretary of the R.S. and S.I League (Mr. A. H. Dalziel) yes-&lt;*> terday received nominations of candi- &lt;*> dates for election to the State board. ana also for district councillors. Nonlnations were due at noon, but the retnming-offloer decided not to declare them deflmtely closed untilout§tal courtry malls bad been deflrered.MO further nominations for the state board are probable. - ' .: Several districts Jhave failed to nominate councillors, which will neces sitate by-elections being held. Nomina tions were:— For President—Mr. Harry Thomson. Svth Battalion. Vice-president? ttfcree wanted)—Mr Walter Dollman, 27th Battalion: Mr Wilfred S. Hosting. 27th Battalion- Mr. Hugh W. Martin, Artillery: Mr. wl B. Sims. 50th Battalion; Mr! S. G. Solomon, 27th Battalion. District Councillors—Adelaide Mr H. Scott. 43rd Battalion: Barossa. Mr J. Leslie, 10th Battalion; Burra. Mr* W...
SPORT AND BEAUTY Moderation Needed [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
SPORT AND BEAUTY Moderation Needed Artiste and doctors do not agree with, the view expressed In Melbourne this week that girls who indulged in sports lost their grace and beauty. A well-known artist, Interviewed, yes terday, said that from what be .. had seen of South Australian girls he' could say that sport in moderation had been a very fine thing Cor them. It had developed &lt;*??*'• bodies. without over-developing any part. If. -there were thick ankles to be seen in a sports girl that was her Inevitable lot, sport or no sport. . ■"" The models of today for beauty of form were the Greeks, and the Greeks, men and women, made a ienea or sport. There was certainly nothing in the argument that girls most not; be in sport if they were to retam their beauty. Against Strenuous Sport A leading' woman doctor re called that when she bad fln- Ifched her medical coatse she had had long discussjot? about whefiter girls should ride bicycles, not wudng. jntadTouT^ It had been decided th...
Honor for Will Ashton LONDON, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Honor for Will Ashton LONDON, September 30. Will Ashton, an Australian artist who has returned to London, has been elected a member of the Royal Insti- &nbsp; tute of Oil Painters, whose exhibition will contain two of his scenes of the River Seine and two street scenes in Concarneau. The Glasgow Gallery has invited him to exhibit his oil painting &nbsp; of Kosciusko shown at the Royal Aca- &nbsp; demy. Mr. Ashton will leave for Australia &nbsp; on the Mongolia on November 27.
FOR THE PRIMARY PRODUCER Farm Problems Solved [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
FOR THE PRIMARY PRODUCER Farm Problems Solved The effect of nitrogenous fertilisers, as the barley yield is the subject of a special article by Dr. A. E. V. Richardson and Mr. E. F. Fricke in "The Chronicle* this week. Otiier special articles of first-class Importance to the primary producer indudeaje view of our producing and marketing systems by Mr. H. A. Eckert, Jan.; an article on the farm egg by the Gov ernment Poultry Expert (Mr. C. *". Anderson); one dealing with prpbtans and experiments in livestock feeding by the Principal of the Bosewprthy Agricultural College «Mf. W. B. Birks); and one on growing pastures in wet and drought districts respectively by Mr. H. C. Trumble and Dr. 4. G. Davies, of the Waite Research Insti tute. There are many practical hints also by staff experts. The publication Is one which no primary producer cm afford to be without
50 Legacy Club Girls Receive Badges [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
50 Legacy Club Girls Receive Badges Speaking at a meeting of the Junior Legacy Girls' Club, at the Girl Guides' Hall Lady Hore-Ruthven, after presenting 50 members with badges, urged them to remember tiiat they had the duty to perform of "hand ing on the torch that had been passed i to them. So much had been dose for! the girls that she knew they were not j going to be content to accept the hard work of others without doing their best in return. The chairman of the Soldiers' Home League (Mr. Cooke, M.L.C.), presented the organiser of the club &lt;Dr. H. P. Brownell) with a cheque from the league. A concert given by the girls preceded the presentation. -
TIGERS EAT CUBS Three Disappear at Zoo [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
TIGERS EAT CUBS Three Disappear at Zoo Deplorable, but fairly common—that Is the altitude of the authorities at the Zoological Gardens towards the eating of their young by tigers. Three cubs have been posted miss ing, believed eaten, this wees. About six weeks ago, four cubs were born to the Dair oftigers. It Is Qse custom to leave the animals undis turbed when with young, but the at tendants Viari enough evidence to make them certain that there were four in the litter. This week, while the par ents were basking in the sun, an in spection of the "nursery" was made quietly. Like the story of the nigger boys, once there were four, now there was one. And the survivor was so badly injured that it had to be destroyed. The director (Mr. Minchin) explained that it was not uncommon for carnivo rous animals in captivity to eat their young. Similar trouble had been ex perienced with lions. The pair of tigens concerned had three cubs about 18 'months aso, and they have grown into ' fine, healt...
KEEN COMPETITION IN MELBOURNE Good Advance on Sydney Market Melbourne, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
KEEN COMPETITION IN MELBOURNE Good Advance on Sydney Market Melbourne, October 1. The commencement of the season's wool auctions today created very great interest, despite the fact that sales have been held already in Sydney. Ade- laode, Brisbane, and Perth. To a great extent the interest was accounted for by the diversity in the character of the lots submitted, owing mainly to delays in shparirig and trans portation. Catalogues were consider ably less than expected, totalling some 10,000 bales, but, on the whole, they were of a representative character. In view of the improvement re ported from Sydney recently a firm market was confidently expected. This proved to be the case, competi tion being Keen from the outset Japan, Bradford, and local mills were particularly noticeable. with good support for suitable parcels from the Continent. Taking the mai&et as a whole, prices were 20 to 25 per cent, above those which ruled at the open ing of the sales in Sydney last month. The ...
YOUNG PRETENDER Memories of "Bonnie Prince Charlie" [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
YOUNG PRETENDER Memories of "Bonnie Prince Charlie" Visitors searching for historical re- &lt;*> lics at the Antiques Exhibition on North-terrace will find one full of in- &lt;*> terest at the head of the stairway on the first £ocr. This is the breast plate (No. 1370) of a soldier picked up on the field of Culloden. Culloden is full of memories of Flora Maodonald and Bonnie Prince Charlie. The battle was fought on April 16,1746. between the English on one side, com manded fay the Duke of Cumberland, and a mixed force of Highlanders Irish, and French on the other, led by the claimnnt to the throne, Prince Charles Edward Stewart, known also as the "Young Pretender" "Bonnie Prince Charlie" and sometimes as "Charles m." There were about 8,000 men engaged on each side. For Charles the battle was the gambler's last des perate stake. His army was torn by dissensions. Tne Scottish clans were Eby violent jealousies. The Eng on the contrary, were a compact, army, fired b...
REMARKABLE DOINGS AT SEA Ships Answer Each Other's S.O.S. Calls [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
REMARKABLE DOINGS AT SEA Ships Answer Each Other's S.O.S. Calls There has been a remarkable coin- &lt;*> cidence during the last two voyages of the Shire Lime Company's vessels Banffshire and Stirlingshire, both re- cent arrivals at Port Adelaide. Each vessel has at different periods been obliged to send ont distress calls, and faTeach case the other vessel has Answered ti\*tr n- TVtfL Banffshire from Liverpool, was at the seaport several weeks ago, and the Stirlingshire arrived yesterday from Manchester, - On her last voyage to England be fore TMnWng the present trip to Acts-1 tralia? the Stirlingshire while in the South Atlantic was forced to can for help when a fire broke out In her s*nf+ne- mom through' overflow oQ from the ""p*™^ becoming ignited on the not exhaust pipes. The fact that the ■fitLme*; were going perilously near a banker containing 350 tons of oil fuel, made the position dangerous, and the engineers courageously fought the blaze with extinguishers The s...
AMAZING REVIVAL OF BRITISH INDUSTRY Woollen Factories Booming FORHGNERSTOSE TRADE LONDON, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
AMAZING REVIVAL OF BRITISH INDUSTRY Woollen Factories Booming FORHGNERSTOSE TRADE LONDON, October 1. The "Daily Express" correspon dent at Bradford says changes to the wool towns of the West Biding have left Yorkshire amazed. A fortnight ago Bradford was in a slough of despond. Today orders are pouring in from top-makers, spinners and piece-good manufacturers, and mills are back to full time. "It is the most hectic 10 days since August, 1914," said a leader on "Industry and Pros perity." The first reaction occurred among woolcombers and yarn spinners. Foreigners bad been supplying Eng-. lish hosiery -weavers at a pnce at I which Bradford could not compete, i Now, French spinners are quoting 2/101 lb. instead of 2/3, enabling Yorkshire spinners to get contracts for yam at 2/6 and 2/8. The fact that piece goods manufacturers in Prance and Italy are repudiating; contracts was helping Yorkshire weavers. Currency changes stopped Italian undercutting. A similar rush of orders for boots an...
Cabinet Consideration on Monday [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Cabinet Consideration on Monday The Premier (Mr. Hill) said Cabinet would consider the report on Monday afternoon, it had been before Minis-&lt;*> ters last Monday, and the recommen- datronsiwould now be dealt with. .. Mr- EOll was asked whether he thought legislation dealing with an alteration in railways policy, and ad ministration, would be introduced dur ing Ow present session. He replied that at the moment he could not say so definitely, but the Government at- I tached much importance to the report, which reflected great credit on the members of the Commission. BDnbtty of Transport Favored *X have Just received a copy of the report." said the leader of the OpDosi tion (Mr. Butter), "and the recommen dations of the Commission require very careful examination. I can say. .however, that I agree entirely with the proposal that there should be a board to co-ordinate all transport activities. A board of this kind would recommendation that a directorate should manage the ra...
WIDE INTEREST IN RAIL REPORT Big Meeting Planned MAIN LOSSES NOT ON DISTANT LINES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
WIDE INTEREST IN RAIL REPORT Big Meeting Planned MAIN LOSSES NOT ON DISTANT LINES The final report of the Royal Commission on Railways cre-&lt;*> ated great interest in the city and country yesterday, and so important is it regarded as a step towards cutting the heavy losses, that a special meeting of business men to discuss it will be held at the Chamber jof Manufactures Building at noon on Monday. Without doubt the greatest surprise in the report is the statement that it is on the lines within 50 to 60 miipj; of Adelaide where the heaviest losses are being incurred, and not in the'sys tems serving the country areas, as was generally believed. . "It is clear that in the Adelaide divi sion is to be found the main problem of reducing railway losses," the report said, and adds that for the past two years statistics indicated that the heaviest losses on working expenses were not on the spur Tinm where traf fic was light, but. on-the lines with comparatively heavy traffic Wit...