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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
3,500 PAIRS BOYS' KNICKERS SACRIFICED! Compriang All Wool Tweeds, Melanges. Serges, Flamels and Whipcords. COLLECT'S Sensational Clearance GROUP 1. 6/11 TO 8/11 BOYS' ALL WOOL KNICKERS, FOR - - - - 4/11 Comprising Pine Twill Serge, also Cheviots and Tough Serges, Grey Melanges, and good Scottish and Australian Plain and Fancy Tweeds, all sizes, including: our regular ranges and a big: lot of Oddments. v GROUP 2. Comprises a great lot of BOYS' STRONG KNICKERS, including Twist Tweeds, Cotton Whipcords, and All Wool FlanneL All well made. In Plain and Striped Greys, all sizes. Usual prices, 4/6 to 5/6 pair. CLEARING PRICE 2/11 PAIR GROUP 3. BOYS' STRONG COTTON TWEED KNICKERS, well made, Dark Patterns, lined with Grey Velvet All sizes. Usual price, 2/11. CLEARING PRICE - 1/11 PAIR SEE THIS GREAT CLEARANCE OF BOYS' BLOUSES 3/6 TO 4/11 BOYS' BLOUSES, FOR -------- 1/11 Comprising Royal Blue and White Oxford, Silk Poplins, Woven Striped Oxfords, and Fawn Ground Drills; also Joshua Hoyles' G...
Frocks Of Long Ago: Women Begin Tennis: Boat Anchorage To Be Suburb' [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Frocks Of Long Ago : Women Begin Tennis: Boat Anchorage To Be Suburb CLAD IN PERIOD COSTUMES, these *Ms attracted nodi atteatton at the Anthrae EiUHOgn yesterday. They are Bliss Joan Sandford In a ridbw eostome of 1870. Was Blair Crompton In her crandmotherv dress. Bite Bfaxiaret Aabwta in an 187t toilette. BDss Colleen Cndmore in a bridal dress of 183S. and Bliss Mauaret dtdmore in a Charles L period fnek worn brHn. John Bonyihon, gaMiMmaghter of Sir John ArsmdeH, of frerice, CornwaO. IN THE 8UF8 AT B1KKMJ.* for fte ftaOj ft «*? SaoBnc Stakes. The winner. Artasakjnd ooDar). vtth Iks mmer-np. Puduilato. THE SOIAIERS' HOBOE AT BCESTLE BANK, whicb for Tears was used for T«. cases, will be opened shorflr as a hone for veterans of the Great Wai- and the Sooth African War. Store than lorn acres of land are «ttaeSedto the proper^. rcenaa HOUSES WHX BB BU1XT HERE— where the Fatawalongs Creek new nrns to the Ma—if » Bui wUeh is now before FarMament beeomes law. It is propose* to cat a canal...
Monetary and Commercial DEPRECIATED POUND Importers Affected By THE CITY EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Monetary and Commercial DEPRECIATED POUND Importers Affected By THE CITY EDITOR Importers to Australia of goods from &nbsp; countries other than Great Britain, in addition to hoping for an improve- ment in the exchange rate between Australia and London, are looking for- &nbsp; ward eagerly to sterling becoming more &nbsp; stable in its relationship to the curren- &nbsp; cies of the countries with which they &nbsp; are trading. &nbsp; Commercial men are in a quandary &nbsp; as a result of the wide and frequent &nbsp; fluctuations in the rates quoted for &nbsp; &nbsp; sterling, and, as a consequence, in &nbsp; &nbsp; many instances are withholding orders &nbsp; &nbsp; and awaiting some clarification of the position before doing business. It is pointed out that, as the rate of exchange between Australia and London has remained unchanged, companies and individuals wishing to r...
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE Business Restricted LONDON, September 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE Business Restricted LONDON, September 29. Business on the Stock Exchange was re- &nbsp; &nbsp; stricted today, owing to the cash dealings order. British funds were steady, but Aus- tralian issues were again easier. GOLD QUOTATION &nbsp; LONDON. September 29. &nbsp; Gold was quoted today at £5 5/2 per &nbsp; ounce. MINING SHARES &nbsp; LONDON. September 29. The latest sales, middle prices, or nomi- nal quotations for the undermentioned &nbsp; shares were:— &nbsp; Sales.—Broken Hill Proprietary, 8/9; Bro- &nbsp; ken Hill South. 28/6: Mount Lyell. 14/6: Great Boulder. 1/2½: South Kalguril. 11/9: Golden Horseshoe Estates. 2/3¾; Lake View and Star. 7/9; P. & O. Steam Navigation (def.) 24/3: Mount Isa. 6/3; Wiluna. 7/o¾: New Guinea Goldfields. 3/: North Kalgurli. 3/6¾. Nominal Quotations.—North Broken Hill. 37/6: Sons of Gwalla. 3/9: Boulder Perse- verance (ord.). 6d.: Kamunting. ...
DIVIDENDS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
DIVIDENDS Dividends recommended by directors or finally approved by shareholders follow. C. denotes dates on which transfer books close. P. dates on which payable:— Amalgamated Zinc at rate 5 per cent. P. Oct. 8. Amalgamated Wireless (A/sia). at rate 6 per cent. P. Oct. 9 Bank of Australasia. 5/. less English in- come tax of 4/6 in the £1. P. Oct. 2. Buckley & Nunn, prel. at rate 7 per cent. C. Oct. 3. P. Oct. 10. Chas. Birks, A pref.. at rate 4 per cent C. Oct. 8. P. Oct. 15. Colonial Gas ord. at rate 6 per cent.: pref., at rate 8 per cent. P. Oct. 8 David Jones, ord., at rate 4 per cent.: first pref., at rate 6 per cent.: second pref., at rate 7½ per cent. P. Oct. 14. E. & W. Hackett. pref, at rate 7 per cent. P. Oct. 9. Howard Smith pref., at rate 6 per cent. P. Oct. 6. Myer Emporium (Melbourne), ord., 2½ per cent P. Oct. 1. Nestles, pref., at rate 8 per cent. P. Oct. 1. S.A. Farmers- Co-operative Union, pref., at rate 7½ per cent. P. Oct. 1. Shipping Newspapers, ...
SHARE MARKET OPERATIONS METAL PRICES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
SHARE MARKET OPERATIONS METAL PRICES The following are the latest middle prices of metals on the London markets:—Cop- per (standard, spot). £33 17/6; (forward), £35 8/9; (best selected). £37 2/6; (elec- &nbsp; trolyttc, spot.). £41; (forward). £42; lead (spot), £14 8,9; (forward), £14 5/: spelter (spot), £12 12/6; (forward). (£13 2/6; tin (spot), £122 12/6; (forward), £126 12/6; silver (standard, spot), 1/4⅜: (for- ward), 1/4 9-16; (fine, spot), 1/5 11-16; (forward). 1/5⅞ . Firmings were regis- &nbsp; tered in standard copper, forward 5/; best selected, 10/; electrolytic, forward. 5/: lead, spot, 13/9. and forward. 10/; but easings in standard copper, spot, 1/3; electroly- tic, spot, 5/; spelter, spot and forward, 5/: tin. spot, 50/; and forward. 60/. Silver was unchanged. TRADING QUIETER Barrier Movements Variable Trading was lighter in all sections on the Stock Exchange of Adelaide yesterday. Commonwealth loans provided business in five issues, with prices for thre...
Melbourne Market Melbourne, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Melbourne Market Melbourne, September 30. Todays sales:—Australian Consolidated Stock. 4 p.c. (1938). £83 10/; 4 p.c. (1950), £78; 4 p.c. (1950-55). £76; 4 p.c. (1950 -57). £76: 4 p.c (1950-59). £76; 4 p.c. (1950-61). £76 5/. £76 10/. Commercial Bank, 15/7: National Bank. 100/; Golds- brough. Mort. 25/3; Colonial Gas, 17/2; Carlton Brewery. 24/8. 24/9; Amalgamated Zinc 8/7. 8/6; Aust. Glass, 27/10½. 27/9; Aust. Paper. 17/: Aust. Cement. 17/3: British Tobacco, ex div., 27/1½. 27/; Broken Hill; Proprietary. 13/2. 13/1: Dunlop. 9/3. 9/2: Electrolytic Zinc 11/; do.. pref., 19/3. 19/2: Johns & Waygood. 21/6: Myer. 18/: Peters (Vic.), 1/9: United Provisions, pref.. 19/; Broken Hill South. 35/. 35/3: do.. 6 weeks. 35/1½. 35/3: North Broken Hill, 49/6. 50/3. 49/6: do.. 6 weeks. 49/9. 50/4½: Sulphide Corooration. 8/2. 8/1: Zinc Corporation. 23/6; do.. 6 weeks. 23/7½ : Mt. Lyell. 19/9: &nbsp; Peninsula Tin, 3/6: Ronpibon. 6/6: Tong- kah Compound. 17/6. 17/7. 17/4; do.. 6 weeks...
WHAT WE PAY FOR SUGAR EMBARGO White Australia Policy LONDON, September 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
WHAT WE PAY FOR SUGAR EMBARGO White Australia Policy LONDON, September 28. Dr. C. M. Yonge, in an article in the "Empire Review," says North Queens- land producers are getting thrice the world's price for sugar, for which Aus- tralians are paying. The white Aus- tralia policy in North Queensland is maintained only by a gigantic subsidy from the remainder of Australia. While prosperous. Australians might, not un- reasonably, have been expected to pay a high price for the maintenance of a white Australia, but now, like most white countries, she has fallen on evil days, and some time will elapse before her former prosperity will be regained. "Will she be able to continue this gigantic subsidy?" asks Dr. Yonge. "If the sugar embargo is dropped, practic- ally the whole of North Queensland will be ruined, and the immense sums spent on its development wasted. This is unthinkable. Wages must be drastically reduced, thus raising the important question whether the whites can be induced to do ...
WESTRALIA DUE THIS MORNING First Trip Under New Schedule [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
WESTRALIA DUE THIS MORNING First Trip Under New Schedule On her first voyage under the new schedule for cargo and passenger &nbsp; vessels running between Sydney and Fremantle, the motor ship Westralla Is expected to arrive at Port Adelaide from the eastern States at 9 o'clock this morning. Huddart. Parker. Ltd, are agents. Queen's Wharf—Dimboola. Birkenhead Wharf—Sagona. ARRIVED YESTERDAY. Dimboola. s., 3,886, I. Lloyd, from Fre- mantle. Melbourne Steamsnlp Company. Sagona, tanker 4,665, Mortimer, from Balik Papan. Shell Company. Kooraka, m.s., 300. J. Williamson, from Stansbury and Port Vincent. SAILED YESTERDAY Baradine. R.M.S., 13,000. H. Elliot-Smith. for London. The Westralla will berth at south shed, No. 1 Quay, to discharge 1,050 tons of general cargo for Adelaide consignees. Ar- rangements have been made for a special train to leave Adelaide for the ship's side at 7.39 a.m. As the new schedule provides for a faster service between Sydney and Fremantle, the Westralia...
Movements of Vessels DUE TODAY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Movements of Vessels DUE TODAY Minnipa, from Port Lincoln, 7 a.m., Cop- per Co.'s Wharf. Adelaide Steamship Co. Werrawee, from Edithburgh, 3 p.m., McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. Stirlingshire, from Manchester and Liverpool, via the Cape, noon. No. 2 Quay. Elder, Smith & Co. Westralia, from eastern States, 9 a.m., No. 1 Quay (south). Huddart, Parker, Ltd. Corio, from Newcastle. Osborne Wharf. Huddart Parker. Ltd. TOMORROW &nbsp; Dortmund, from Antwerp, 2.3o p.m., No. 2 Quay. George Wills & Co. Mlldura, from Rockhampton, via eastern States, at Port Adelaide. Macdonald, Hamil- ton & Co. Kooraka from Port Vincent 3 p.m., McLaren Wharf, Coast Steamships Warrawee. from Ardrossan. evening,. McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. SAILING TODAY (Circumstances permitting) Dlmboola, for Melbourne, noon, from Queen's Wharf. Melbourne Steamship Company. Kooraka, for Port Vincent, 11 a.m., from McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. Minnipa, for Port Lincoln. 7 p.m., from Co...
MINING NEWS SOUTH KALGURLI [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
MINING NEWS SOUTH KALGURLI Advice was received by the Stock Ex- &nbsp; change of Adelaide yesterday to the effect that the London office at the South Kal- &nbsp; gurli Consolidated Limited, had reported that it had been decided that payment in respect of the last dividend, which was paid on July 31. should have been in English currency to shareholders, on the colonial register. Supplementary pay- ments were, therefore, made yesterday. TELEGRAMS FROM MANAGERS S.A. Oil Wells—No. 8 bore.—Bailed to within 50 ft. of the bottom. After stand- ing, fluid level risen to 500 ft. Balling showed much increased oil content; opera- tions being continued. Office note.—Dr. Pritchard has advised the directors that there is no danger of water encroachment to the oil field from the old Government bores Nos. 1, 2, and 3. as the fall in the strata precludes any such possibility. Arrow Gold Mining Company. N.L. —The secretary has received the following tele- gram from the manager, dated S...
INJURED HORSEMAN'S ORDEAL Perth, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
INJURED HORSEMAN'S ORDEAL Perth, September 30. Harvey McMillan (41) cook, was found in an exhausted condition by a policeman at the junction of the Ormond and Ord Rivers in East Kim- berley. McMillan stated that he was thrown from his horse, which kicked his knee. He crawled seven miles to the junction in the hope of being picked up. He had lived on damper and treacle for a week. McMillan was conveyed 130 miles to Wyndham by slow stages.
Naked Prisoner Dives From Gaol Wall Perth, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Naked Prisoner Dives From Gaol Wall Perth, September 30. James Thrackrah (30), farm laborer, who had been arrested for alleged com- plicity in country robberies, dived from the high stone wall of the exercise yard at the Katanning lockup today and fractured a bone in his neck caus- ing paralysis. After arrest, Thrackrah was under medical observation because of his strange behaviour. When put in the yard, he took off his clothing and mounted the wall. When told to come down he dived to the ground.
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS October 1. UNITED KINGDOM. EUROPE. CEYLON, EGYPT, INDIA, CHINA.—Baradine (due London. October 31).—Supplementary, &nbsp; via Fremantle—Registered letters, this &nbsp; day, 6 p.m.; letters and commercial papers. October 2, 8 a.m.; 9.30 a.m. from railway. UNITED KINGDOM. EUROPE. CEYLON. EGYPT. INDIA. SINGAPORE.—Per Mon- golia (due London. November 7)—Par- cels, October 7, 1 p.m.; newspapers and packets (via France). October 7. 6 p.m.; newspapers (all-sea route), October 7, 6 p.m.; letters and commercial papers. &nbsp; October 8, 10,30 a.m.; late fee, 12 noon. Supplementary, via Fremantle—Registered &nbsp; letters. October 8, 6 p.m.; letters and &nbsp; commercial papers, October 9, 8 a.m.; 9.30 a.m. from railway. AUSTRALIA - KARACHI - LONDON - EUROPE.—Air mail closes 8 a.m. Satur- day. October 3, G.P.O., connects with Baradine at Fremantle (due London, Oc- tober 27). Air fees. Adelaide to Perth. 3d. per ½ oz., plus 6d. per ½ o...
Indoor Sports Will Engage Motor Cycliste [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
Indoor Sports Will Engage Motor Cyclists A series of indoor championships to be held in the M.C.C. of South Aus- tralia clubrooms during the next two or three weeks has been arranged. En- tries for table tennis, quoits, and the electric rifle contests will close on Oc- tober 9. These series, the second to be con- ducted by the M.C.C., are open to all affiliated clubs. Prizes will be allot- ted for the all-clubs' affiliated cham- pion. A nominal entry fee will be charged. Tables are now available for prac- tice each day between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Monday and Friday even- &nbsp; &nbsp; ings between 7.30 and 10.30.
ITALIAN 24-HOUR TRIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
ITALIAN 24-HOUR TRIAL Bad roads and inclement weather during the night were responsible for many of the retirements in the fourth 24-hour reliability trial recently pro- moted by the Milan Motor Club. It was run over a mountainous course of 1035 kilometres. Of the 106 entrants who started only 51 finished British, Italian, and German makes of ma- chines were well represented in this &nbsp; event, which is regarded as one of the Italian classics, and it is interesting to record that Signors P. Berardi and P. Opessi, both on Triumphs, were the only two riders of any one make to finish the course without loss of marks. Berardi was declared the winner.
TRIP TO MELBOURNE ONLY "JOY RIDE" Proposed Christmas Rally [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
TRIP TO MELBOURNE ONLY 'JOY RIDE' Proposed Christmas Rally 'A trip to Melbourne on motor cycles nowadays is only a two-day joy ride,' an official of the M.C.C. of S.A. said at the general meeting on Thurs- day. Mr. A. Moyle was discussing the pos- sibility of the club conducting a Christ- mas rally to Melbourne this year. He recalled that many years ago such a rally was held, and the cyclists had a great reception in Victoria. The matter had been held over from the last general meeting, when the Queensland club notified its intention of joining the run in the event of its being held. This week Tasmania also wrote to the M.C.C. intimating its wil- lingness to join. Thursday's meeting decided to ap- point a committee to report. Messrs. F. Barr. A. J. Moyle. H. Leaney, and W. J. Murphy were elected to the sub- committee, which has convened a meet- ing for noon tomorrow. Possibility of Reliability Trial The possibility of a reliability trial from Adelaide to Melbourne was also considere...
BELGIAN BOL DO'R DE VISE [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
BELGIAN BOL D'OR DE VISE A Triumph o.h.v. model was classified first in the recent Belgian Bol d'or de Vise (24-hour speed trial), finishing 300 kilometres in advance of the runner up, and averaging 60 k.p.h. for the whole of the 24 hours, a speed which could have been increased, if, at any time, the rider had been menaced by other competitors. The strenuous nature of the course may be judged by the fact that, while 24 competitors started, only nine finished. A straight piece of board, some 6 ft. long, may be used to test the align- ment of the wheels; this board, when laid along the wheelbase as high up as the design of the machine will permit, should touch each tyre in two places.
CHAMPIONSHIP TO HARLEY SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 1 October 1931
CHAMPIONSHIP TO HARELY— SYDNEY. The Mosman M.C.C. held its Annual Flexibility Championship, which was won by Mr. Clarke on a 750 c.c. Harley Twin-Second place by an 11 h.p. Har- ley Super. For consistency of performance Harry Bartrop's 1930 Harley Super is unequalled. During the present N.S.W. season in open competition he has won 12 firsts, 4 seconds, and 1 third out of 18 starts. His job has covered in ordinary service over 30,000 miles. Lenroc's, in Flinders-street, are the distributors, and have stocks available at old prices and easy terms— cata- logues posted on request. News just to hand shows that Har- ley has won three National Champion- ships in the States during the past few weeks, and cleaned up the bulk of the Hill-Climbs and racing events, includ- ing Reliability Tests. The United States Army has just taken delivery of 110 750 c.c. Harley Davidson Twins for use in the Service.