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MONEY MAKES MONEY. Millionaire's Estate Multiplies. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
MONEY MAKES MONEY; Millionaire's Estate Multiplies. The rapidity with which. great fortunes jrow in America and become greater, when carefully invested, is strikingly illustrated in tho'e.-icp of the mtat* of the late Pnvnc vhitney, who died suddenly in May, KK7. His estate, for the payment of Federal and State succession duties, was appraised at that time at 190.000,000' dollars, approxi mately £38,000,000, and now, 18 months after his death,' it has increased in value By some £7,000,000.1 -dtie-. to1 ' the apprecia tion in value of the stocks forming tbe bulk of the estate. . But this tolls only half of this Aladdin ikc story. If one 'estimates Whitney's income at £2,000,000 a year at least, a trifle more than fi per- cent, on his capital, and, it' it is true, as a man familiar with ?is affairs asserts, that it was impossible for him lo have spent more than £200,000 a year, or, at the outside, in excess of £300,000 annually, he was able to increase his capital each year by at leas...
RISE TO WEALTH. Teacher Becomes Hotelkeeper. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
RISE TO WEALTH. Teacher Becomes Hotelkeeper. Mr. Bracewell Smith, formerly a Lon don school teacher at a salary of less thin X100 a year and now managing di rector of the Park -Lane Hotel, is fast uevpuuug uue ui. me- leaning ngnres 111 the London hotel world. It is only a year or two Bince his company acquired the Park Lane Hotel, and a few month* since' it'- purchased the Green Park Hotel at a cost. of £200,000.. . Now comes tbe announcement that it has added to its list tbe Alexandra Hotel n. I^nightsbridge, one of ' tbe oldest ir London. The deal was completed at the end of November, and the sum in volved is £140,000. The hotel, which for many years- has catered for an exclumvA clientele consisting largely of country people and officers, is on the south side of Knightsbridge, close to Hyde Park Corner, and .overlooks the -park and Rot ton How.' ' '?'. ?' ???:?'?? . ?
Wanted to be Free. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
Wanted to be Free. - 'We take possession in December,' Mr. ' Bracewell Smith told, a Daily Cbronicia representative, 'but have not yet decided on the future use of the .property. Seve ral scnemes are under 'consideration' \mong these projects, he added, were:— Carrying it on as. a modernized hotel, ivith a bathroom for every bedroom; turn ing it into shops nnd flats with a first class restaurant; and building ,a- cinema or theatre..' . '-.'-' ? ;'. Mr. ? Bracewell Smith, a YorksLireman from Keighley, has had n rapid rise 'to fortune since the war. He came to Lon don in 1903 as an assistant tcaclier under the L.C.C., nnd married when his salary reached £100 a year. After demobili zation he. found he could not face teach ing iiny 'more; He-.wantedi as -he told » reporter, to be free, make money, and be his own 'boss,' ., .';
JUVENILE DRIVERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
JUVENILE DRIVERS. Writing to 'Spotliglit,' a jor. i respondent draws attention to the ! number of youths and girls under j the prescribed age who may be j seen In charge of motor vehicles. \ He suggests that in the absence i of any other means for the ascer- : talnlng of the age of juvenile appli- ! cants for licences the production of j birth certificates should be Insisted j on. ' i
FORD'S GREAT POWER. Over Hill 60 in Second Gear. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
FORD'S GREAT POWER. Over Hill 60 in Second Gear. -Recently, a new Ford entered the very select circle of cars that hare, climbed *Hill 60,' leading into Brisbane, in second rear. ' The first car to achieve the almost impossiuie in secona gear was a oianaora Sis. ' This [climb was accomplished about a year ago, and was followed shortly after wards by a Sports '60.' Since that time, until a fortnight ago, no other car has surmounted the hill in second gear. Then another six-cylinder successfully breasted tbe hill. ' ? . ,_. ? ?? The announcement of this achievement created keen interest in motor circles, and during the week Mr. Fred Taylor, of Ford Sales and Setvice, invited motor writers to witness an attempt on the hill by a Kord in second gear. The climb was as fine an ascent as could be wished for. It was witnessed by several people closely connected with the motor trade, and they were astonished that any four-cylinder car could accomplish such a feat. Incidentally the climb prove...
A G.M. HINT. Dirty, Not Defective. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
A CM. HINT, Dirty, Not Defective. General '.Motors .Corporation has. pre pared ? a series -of useful hints for car owners as a guide to insuring better run ning qf their, cars. Here is one that draws attention to a fault of which lew motorists have knowledge. 'On a long, tour a certain amount, of grease and road dust collects on the porce lain of the smark - plugs. These parts should receive attention once in a .while in order to ensure that the porcelain is kept bright and clean, otherwise the dirt aid grease may seriously affect sparking, due to the electric current travelling over the dust and grease, which are conductors, and not down the centre electrode of the plug. ? 'Sometimes a plug is claimed to be defective owing to its not giving out the maximum spark, and replaced with a new enc when all that was necessary (as is later discovered) was the removal of the deposit on the porcelain.' How many owners have thought of &»?
DUAL IGNITION. New Magneto System. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
DlJALpiM New Magneto System. In recent years great attention has been paid;- to the. nductor type of magneto, because many of the defects of the -old type of instiument are avoided, such as tbe, use of iixed windings which eliminate collector brushes and slip Tings. This type of. magneto has proved itself to be very robust and efficient in service. Most of. the types developed up. to the present have been designed for aeroplane work, and it. is significant that most of tbe 'planes that have created long endurance Sights of late have been fitted with this type. The Southern Cross and all other machines of the same make, are exclu sively fitted with this type of magneto, and it would- appear that they are des tined to stay. Recently a similar device, specially designed for car work, has been developed in France, and is at the prc Ecnt moment being exploited in England. Difficulties of Starting. One of the most difficult problems con fronting owners of magneto equipped cars has, in the...
PONTIAC ARTISTRY. New Series Bodies. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
PONTIAC ARTISTRY. New Series Bodies. Attention is first attached to the Pon :iac models in the showrooms of II. C. Richards, Limited, by the artistic and )riginal shape of the radiator and name pmie mounting, inset in tne mcKelica radiator is a copper medallion of 'Chief Pontiae, and,' surmounting it, is a unique radiator cap, replica of his head with flow ing head dress. ? New series Pontiae Six bodies are both jraceful and conservative! with low. sweep- ing lines. . -Their individuality in finish and. completeness in appointment offer a far greater appeal to the eye than many cars selling at much higher list prices. A cowl, wider than conventional design, carries - out the lines of the hood, and provides a very roomy and comfortable front compartment.
SNAGS AND PITFALLS. BUYING THE SECONDHAND CAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
SNAGS AND PIT . FALLS. BUYING THE SECONDHAND CAR. There are more pitfalls In the purchase of secondhand cars than In new ears. ' '; ,-?''. Do . not - consider 'cars no lonitcr on the market, do' not consider seriously -the :heaper type of car more than 'two years )ld, nor the expensive typ^ of car. nine or 10 years old, as they are' generally ex pensive to run. If possible, limit the :hoice to cars that have done no more than 3,000 miles. . i Have avGood Look Round. First, have .a general look round the :ar and get some idea of the treatment it has 'received! As a rule, the man who, lake a pride in the mechanical efficiency if his car also likes its appearance to uo a credit toN him; but beware of, the newly painted' car, as' obviously.- it :has ieen dono.up for sale. ' ' ' The engine -should be examined for oil leaks, and the crankcase and water jackets for cracks, while the water connections jnd radiator should be looked over care fully for leaks. It is as- well, too, to look in t...
Chrysler "60" Praised. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
Chrysler '60' Praised. The Chrysler '60' recently purchased by Mr. H. J. Mortimer, of Murnpeowie Station, via farina, has added still further to the high reputation of the Chrysler mtbaek. . ?'- , When, writing to O. T. Eodda Hotor3, Limited, Mr. Mortimer stated that he had purchased the car for an employe. He Irpye it 430. miles in a. little over a' day ind was so pleased with the way the. cat jehaved on the jpurney home, that he regretted handing it over. .? ?
THIS WEEK'S HINT. CORRECTING SKIDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
THMWEEK'SHWr. CORRECTING SKIDS. To correct a rear-wheel skid one should steer Into the skid; that Is to say, If the back of the ear slides towards the near side of the road the driver should steer to that slue, and vice versa should the tar skid to the right. Do not . declutch, while If the skid has been caused by braking .release the pressure on pedal a little; this will help to strajghten out the course of the 'car.' ' . ...
The Motoring World THE HOME GARAGE. Useful Hints and Tips. Using Jack for [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
Che moforittd World ' Conducted by 'Spotlight.' THE HOME GARAGE. ♦ — Useful Hinfr and Tips. Uslna Jnrlc fnr Vvm toJnple repmr ioba on the road are vsnally easy for motorist* Laving elabo rate repair kits; but even these do uot always include a vyce, which so often is know that the jack can be made to serve as a substitute. .It is setup unaer-the tunning board, and the work to -be re paired held between the two hy raising the jack. ' Preventing Window Rattle. Here is a novel, but practical, means wed by one motorist to take up the play, on the sides of his closed-cat ?win- dow channel, avoiding the usual ciistter ing vibration, of the window panes. It is well known that windows develop a rattle. after the felt lining on the frame, wears and hardens. This leaves them loose in the frame, and they vibrate alarmingly, and to the annoyance of the passengers. Permanent rubber buttons may be pro: Tided to close in the space and absorb the vibration. This is accomplished by drilling holes ab...
"A HARMLESS JEST." Italian Flag Affair. INNISFAIL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
'A HARMLESS :JEST.'r; Italian Flag Affair. - . ., ? INNISFAIIi .TueaSav. The Italian Vice-Conaul/M.- Luciano), in an , interview, stated that the restitu tion of the Italian coat of arms which mi ? torn down, would take place in a quiet manner in the presenco of a- few compatriots.. There would be nothing of a. hostile nature, and no demenjtration bad ever been proposed. f -Dalla Yecchia, a . pioneer Italian 'far- mer, does not .believe in: an; tuivtbtnnp ing or outward ihow over the' affair, and, many residents characterize it as a harm lea jest.. . ; ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
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KANGAROO ISLAND. Holiday Spirit in Evidence.KINGSCOTE December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
KANGAROO ISLAND. Holiday Spirit in Evidence. TTTWfiRPnTE. Tlfvprniwir 31.'-* Large numbers of- visitors; made -the pleasant sea trip .to Kangaroo Island dur ng the. holidays. The hotels and boarding houses report that all available accommb ution is now. uuiizea to ine. utmost. ilmost every day an excursion steamer, rom Glenelg has .arrived and on Friday ibout 600 passengers were on board. The leather has been delightful and whilecity people have sweltered in the heat, visitors to the island have ? been delighted with the pleasant weather experienced here. The various sporting bodies have catered tvell for .the tourists, and their efforts have been very successful, owing to the' pat uiiage ui me visuurs. uu xucMiay a ports meeting was conducted at imu Jay. The race meeting at Cygnet River in Wednesday -was very successful, and he American River regatta on Friday was i popular outing. The local tennis courts ire taxed constantly throughout the day, vhile the golf links have interested...
WALLAROO REGATTA. Successful Fixture. WALLAROO. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
WALLAROO REQAHA; Successful Fixture. :- ''''' ' ' WAliABOO ? Tuenkv. new Year's Day at Wallaroo ia wbat Decem ber 28 in to Olenelr. It h a commemoration day of the foundations Isid Uf the pioneers who decided that- Wallaroo should be the Mecca of the Ilstrict on the first day of tne year. Tnere vrero risitors from all parts of the State to-day, when ipeclal trains from all ovtr the 'western system, motor can, and hone Tehicles arrived from early nornlnf/. The town vrss ny with bunting;, ships In harbour displayed all the fogs of the nations, ind the bay was a pretty scene with yachts, and Billing boats. The Jspancse steamer Kwayo Barn, berthed at the Jetty, .was gaily decked, inif the little brown men joined in the N«w Year festivities. Thousands of the holiday makers promcnadid the two jetties, and many picnic parties were camped under the istty, on the rocks, and beaches. The fixture has now been held (or «0 years. The officials were: — President, the mayor (Mr. iV*. J. W(lHsmi);-...
MEN FOR THE JOB. England's Domestic Problem LONDON, November 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
rBV:lWViM England's Domestic Problem ;;§i^ell|S:Scan]ah. TiXKTltW- HnranU. IT While the young dominions are urgently demanding ' domestic help, the Govenj tnents are .'carrying ' them, passage free - to these overseas British territories. Great .Britain herself is faced witn a. serious shortage pi domestic labour. ' Servants are gladly deserting their dim basement quarters in English .cities for .the better prospects in Canada, Australia, r New Zealand, and South Africa. ' ? i-PreWrar British houses were built with ► complete staff of servants in view. Each ; member had hisor.hcr specific duties. They specialized. In planning these houses, the i eervantB' comfort and the saving of work were apparently the architects' least con , tiderations.. , ? Coming from the new countries, where 'there are no basement dwellings, -one of 'the first- things that strikes you is th» ? half-buried rooms where the servants awclt. Into many of them, no siin can .penetrate; there ia little light and air...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 2 January 1929
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