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WAYVILLE CLUB RESUMES Building Portable Equipment [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
WAYVILLE CLUB RESUMES Building Portable Equipment After being off the air for three weeks, tests were resumed on the 200 metre band last Sunday. Reports indi- cate that several dead spots are appa- rent in the metropolitan area—due to the reflector antenna system used It is hoped to take field strength mea surements of the transmitter shortly, a portable equipment being in course of construction. ' A lecture on "A. C. Current" was de livered by Mr. J. Schrader at last Tuesday's meeting.
5 AD ADELAIDE POPULAR OLD TIME NUMBERS Features for Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
5 AD ADELAIDE POPULAR OLD TIME NUMBERS Features for Next Week A jolly old-time dance and vocal pro- gramme has been arranged by Station 5AD for to-night, beginning at ap- proximately 9 o'clock. Many familiar melodies will be heard. This type of programme has proved itself to be a very popular one, and it is hoped that to-night's broadcast will be just as ac ceptable as previous programmes of this nature. The children's service arranged by the Council of Religious Education of South Australia, which was broadcast from station 5 AD at half-past five last Sunday evening, has proved a popular new feature. This service, which was arranged by Miss Warren Thomas, dio cesan organiser Tor Church or England Sunday-schools in Adelaide, will be re peated to-morrow afternoon at the same time, and will be conducted by the Rev. Norman Crawford. It is sug gested that parents should tune in to station 5 AD at that time in order that their children may listen in to this in spiring service. Compositio...
ANSWERS TO RADIO QUERIES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
ANSWERS TO RADIO QUERIES "Banklark" operates a four-valve masterdyne receiver in a locality about 20 miles from Adelaide. The aerial is 100 feet overall. Earth, a sunken kero- sene tin. Reception is poor, the tonal quality in particular. The valves in use are Ri\ A.409 detector 8406, l£t audio 8403. and last stage 8406. The aerial and earth system are all right provided the stations do not overlap. If they do 60 feet of aerial wouldDe sufficient. The poor tonal quality is do doubt due to the valves not being in their correct sockets. The A 409 as ?n RF amplifier, and the 8406 as a detec tor are correct, but the 8403 being a super power valve, must be placed in the last stase with SO volts negative bias on the grid if nwTimnm plate voltage 150 is used. The 8406 will act as an audio amplifier in the first stage, but requires only IS volts negative oias at the same plate voltage. "Colls," with a four-valve masterdyne and the coils vtound on a three-inch former, gets the A class station...
WHALING INDUSTRY FOR CEYLON [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
WHALING INDUSTRY FOR CEYLON Hopes are entertained that the de- pression In Ceylon, which has been [?] [?] reflected from Australia will be to a large [?] lifted by the estab- flnttelr reflected from Australia, will be to a laxpe extent lifted by the estab- DEhmexuV ok a vfcallng industry there. Dr. B. A- grtgga. loctORT Id Zoo* 100 at the Syd ney UhiiosUar ?ba It .returning *V the Barrabool ftwm a visit to Oejrion. expressed **?? ???* yester daj that the pro ie?*??or?peclal inlerast to Ans tnliaxu m view of Sir Dooxiae Kmhdii present expedition to u^ Ama.xUc. Or. Brisg? said that the faD in Or. E. A. Brims the pn? &lt;? copra, and the tow return tor rnboer had seriously aflecved econo mic conditions tn Ceylon but a whal mc company had just been granted ptrmiiqinn to establish a factory at the o3d port of GaUe. There was some opfMstUon from the planiere. who thought that the new industry would Interfere eeriously with the coeoanu: en Ihh- 1' 1—*? but there did not appear to b...
CAR REGISTRATION REPORT SOON ON QUARTERLY PAYMENT SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
CAR REGISTRATION REPORT SOON ON QUARTERLY PAYMENT SCHEME The Registrar of Motor Vehicles (Mr. Walker) is expected to submit soon a report to the Premier (Mr. Hill) on the proposal to permit quarterly Instead of yearly, payment of motor registration lees Mr. Walker and representatives of or ganisations concerned conferred again at the offices of the Royal Auromcfiile Association vesterd-av. and much evi dence m support of "the plan was sub mitted. ; Many notices calline for payment of I the full yearly registration by March 31 have already been issued by the de partment
MIXED BABIES None Said to Have Jumbled Them in Bath BERLIN, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
MIXED BABIES None Said to Have Jumbled Them in Bath BERLIN, February 19. Germany is much interested in a case of mixed babies now before the court at Gladbach. The juge was frankly nonplussed The judge was frankly nonplussed "It will require a Solomon to decide this," he said, in adjourning a laser's application for a decision as to w.ieuier hi& wife brought home the right baby boy from a nursing noaie. The mother alleged thai the nuists had mixed up the babies after >>???&lt;.ng (them. Blood tests made by rhe tamous Pio feaor Berg tended to show that tfcr mo:her got her own boy. but the celebrated orthopaedist. Kader. too* the contrary view, holding that V.vj boy did not possess the teeth or lay similarities of either uarent as he should.
APPEAL BY EDWARDS? MR. SMITH GIVEN UNTIL MARCH 5 TO DECIDE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
APPEAL BY EDWARDS? MR. SMITH GIVEN UNTIL MARCH 5 TO DECIDE The time for lodging an appeal on behalf of A. A, Edwards. M.P, against his conviction and sentence on a charge of having committed an unnatural of- fence against a youth, has been ex tended until Thursday. March 5 Ordinarily the tune would have ex pired on Monday, but In the Criminal Court yesterday Mr. P. V. Smith, K.C. ?or Edwards), asked for more time In which to study the 80 pages of tbe sum ming up by the Chief Justice (Sir George Murray) and the ISO pages of evidence, so that he could better arrive at a decision. The extension of time was granted by the Chief Justice.
£4/2/6 AND FAMILY ENDOWMENT N.S.W. UNIONS WANT GOVERNMENT TO FILL WAGE . Sydney. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
£4/2/6 AND FAMILY ENDOWMENT N.S.W. UNIONS WANT GOVERN MENT TO FILL WAGE . Sydney. February 20. There is considerable division among members of the State Parliamentary Labor caucus over the drafting of the new Arbitration BUI, the specifying of a suitable family unit causing disagree ment. The general opinion is that the basic wage should be fixed for a man and wife in the vicinity of the present wage oi £4 2/6, and should be supplemented with 6ome form of family endowment. Repreeenta'dons have been made to the Government on behalf of the cer tain trades unions that the Ministry should fix the wage itself on the basis oi a man. wife and child rather than leave the decision with the Industrial Commissioner.
MAN STABBED AT WAIKERIE Mysterious Attack DRENCHED WITH, PETROL Waikerie, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
MAN STABBED AT WAIKERIE Mysterious Attack DRENCHED WITH, PETROL Waikerie, February 20. Mr. T. Broughton, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Broughton of Waikerie, was stabbed and drenched with petrol outside his garage early this morning. He was unconscious for as hour ?and a half. Mr. Broughton returned home after midnight, after having changed over the elecaic light, supply engines for the night's running and was undress-I ing, when he heard the dogs barking j near the stables, which are about, 400, y&ids from the house. He picked up his j ! torch and investigated. Whan nearing i the stables, he heard the njise of tools ] being moved, and made for the car-: shed. Hs pulled aside the bag door ? covering and flashed his torch. I Suddenly petrol was thrown over! him, and he received the full lorce in! the eyes, nose and mouth. He was al- j zncsi. blinded. At the same time be was pushed aside and stabbed in the hand. Collapse from Loss of Blood Be must have been overcome by the s...
ORONSAY DUE AT 7.30 A.M. LEUNA TO LOAD LEAD AT PORT PIRIE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
ORONSAY DUE AT 7.30 A.M. LEUNA TO LOAD LEAD AT PORT PIRIE Messrs. M.G. Anderson & Co., advise that the Oronsay, with 210 passengers and general cargo is expected to perth at Outer Harbor at 7.30 this morning. A special x.:~a:n to meet the ve&sei will leave Acie laiae at, 8 &.m^ and depart Zrom Outer Harbor on lv return at 522. A number ot passengers wIU &lt;ll£einoari& at Ad.e.ai(le. TUe vessel will continue her trip to the ea&tem States early Lbu> afternoon. George WlUs & Co.. Ltd., advue tnat the Leuna, from Antwerp, will cali at Port Pirie, probably 03 Tuesday, to take on 2,000 tons of lead fcr the Continent- She Is omitting Adelaide, and wiU sail from the oucport to Melbourne. The P. & O. Branch liner Barrabool will sail for the eastern States about noon to day after having taken on 500 tens of lead at the Outer Harbor. George Wills and Co.. Ltd., are the agents. The Maranoa. which Is unloading general cargo from...
MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 21 February 1931
MELBOURNE MARKET Melbourne. February 20. To-day's sales.—Commonwealth T^?i t SU per cent. (1983). £90. £90 3/9; 5V4 per cent. (1930). £95 15/. £95 12/6; 514 perj cent. (1936). £8900/: s',i per cent. (1941). £89; 6 per cent. (1934). £98 17/6. £97: 6 per cent. (1935). £97: 4 per cent &lt;1937). £95 5/; 6 per cent. (1938). £94 2/6; Golds brough, 20/9; Colonial Gas. 17/9. 17/10: Metropolitan Gas. £6 9/: Australian Paper. 15 5: Amalgamated Zinc, 8/2: Broken Hill Proprietary. 14/9. 14/8: DuUop. 10/2. 10/. 101: Electrolytic Zinc (pref.). 18/; G. J. Coles, 22/8: "Herald." 35/3: Holden's. 12/2. 12 7; do. (B pref.). 19/: Hume Pipe. 9/3: Myer. 18/8: NesUe's (pref.). 23/: United Provisions. 12/9: Victoria Palace. 13/3: Tel low Cabs. 4/9: Yellow Carriers, 1/6: Bro ken HUI South. 32/6. 32/9; do. (6 weeks). SJf'.i 32/9: North Broken. 42/9. 43/I'4. 42-9. 43/: do. (6 weeks). 43/. 42/9; Sul phide Corporation. 7/11. 7/10; Zinc Cor poration. 22/. 21/9: Mount Lyell. 22/3. 23 44: TonKkah Compound...