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Request for Work. RAILWAYS COMMISSIONER SURPRISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
Bequest for Work. RAILWAYS COMMISSIONER SURPRISED. Several men, who stated that they re presented a huge number of unemployed, waited on the Railways Commissioner this morning, and asked, if he could provide work. The Commissioner replied that he was very xnoch taken by surprise in being informed that there were 700 men out of employment in Adelaide, but he would make necessary enquiries, and as it had been arranged that a deputation was to meet the Commissioner of Public Works on Thursday next he would have every thing ready to enable faun to give a reply to .that deputation so far as the Railway Department -was concerned.
The Lands Department Minister's Visit to Victoria. Valuable Enquiries. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
The lands Department Minister's Visit to Victoria. Valuable Enquiries. The Connnwioner ©f Crown Lands, the Hon. F. W. Young( has returned from a short visit to Melbourne, and made the following statement to a 'Mail' reporter on Saturday morning:— 'i went over to investigate tbe working of die Victorian departments coatroUiag matters pertaining to the offices of Crown Lands, and to gain general information. Their land set tlement at jMHiseftt is interesting to us in thai they are dealing with similar coun try— maDee country, that is. As. is well known they have done considerable work in providing water and toad facilities prior to putting the Bettler on the land, and the policy appears to have been suc cessful, and' encourages us to do more in that direction than has been done here. The Victorian Government appear to sell (heir land at a higher price than We do, but as they do not charge interest and allow 40 years for payment in instalments their terms are if anything easier than ou...
Notes for Wheat Growers. GRADING OP SEED WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
Notes for Wheat Growers. GRADING OF SEED WHEAT. The. best seed is always the cheapest. TheAustralian farmer who does not admit the truth of this statement does not know even the elementary Drincinles of wheat production. There is no doubt but that if more attention were given to the selection of first-class seed the yields would be higher than they are! now. In wheatgrowing we must follow \ on the same lines as in stoekbreeding, I and use only the best types for purposes of reproduction. No well-informed! breeder would follow the practice of se lecting as Bis parent stock the poorest animals to be_ found. Still, many far mers persist in sowing year after year a quantity of shrivelled seed, which can only produce degenerate strains, both in quantity and quality. In order to guard . against this it is necessary to have recourse to tne seed grader, and to the selection plot. Under our conditions of harvesting it is most necessary to use the grader on our seed wheat previous to sowing. ...
The Primary Producer BACK TO THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
~-J*' '' ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ' ? „ . ???^?'??^???»--''^^^^^j^j^jj^^jg^^^^^^[^pjMMaMMi^^M^^^ww^^^^^^^^»^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^a^M^^^^^^^^^^BW^^^^WM^^^^^^^^M^*j™^'^ ? ? — 1 Oos&dta&ied by Professor Astgus, M-f*. BACK TO THE LAND. /(Written Exclusively for 'The MaiL') Dealing now with the question of capi tal necessary for tackling a scrub farm »f 1,500 acres, the success of the beginner depends very largely on the amount of capi able money wnicn be nas. w e are per fectly aware of the fact that some set tlers have succeeded in this and other rlasses of country vdio have started out ^rith only a team of horses and sufficient capital to pay their first instalment and provide the bare necessaries of life for the £rst year. Such cases are, however, not the general rule, and they can have only survived the first couple of years by the credit that they received or by the help of friends. The man who succeeds best to-day is the man who requires to bor row least. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, 1900, 1910 In igoo, at Paris, the Jury of the International Exposition awarded the Grand Prix to SMITH PREMIER TYPEWRITER . MODEL No. 4 — — — — In 1910, at Brussels, the Jury of the International Exposition awarded the Grand Prix to SMITH PREMIER TYPEWRITER ? MODEL No. 10 ? So — Complete Keyboard Smith Premier HAS WON HIGHEST HONOURS by the award of the Grand Prix in the two greatest International Expositions of a decade held on the Continent of Europe. There is No Higher Test of Merit — No Surer Mark of Success Sole Agent for S.A. and Broken Hill, WILLIAM HOGG, Queen's Chambers, PIRIE STREET. PUBLIC NOTICES. I. E. HALL, WATCHHAKEB AKD JEWELLER. BACK TO THE OLD SPOT W GAWLEE PLACE, Two Dooa from Bundle street. 'Phons ?1P?, sl25c FOOTBALL, LACROSSE, AND TENNIS PLAVSKS, YACHTSMEN. AMP PEDS., THEF ALL BOY THKlii FOOTWEAR AT FEDERAL BOOT COY. Football Boots, white canvas. JO/6; Box Calf, ankle protection, 12/0, Lacrosse Boots. 5/11; Youths', «/U. Yaehtitw and Ten...
AROHA V. EAST TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
AROHA VrilAiST%ERB3iJEj These teams were engaged «t,Forestv0]a^ this afternoon, and last year*e ptemm , \ were defeated for the second tune 4hw - - season. The game was fast from aac!^, to finish, the ball travelling welL ;t-8-'» account of the hardness of the grpamft^ Misses Gussen and Van Senden teeoredtii ^ flie firstliaM for Ea^t ^race. Atoha fad most tf the att^^n flie seoond , half, and after a'hard tusafegot past Mi*^, ' Ayres and soared. Misses H. and -£&££ J^erhouse, Ayreft Cuasen, andTajn.«^g|
The Fun The World [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
An Irishman who, with his wife, is em ployed on a truck farm, recently found himself in a bad predicament 'when, in at tempting to evade the onslaughts of a savage dog, assistance came in the shape of his wife. When the woman came up the dog bad fastened his teeth in the calf of her hus band's leg, and was holding on for dear life. Seizing a stone in the toad, the Irishjnan's wife was about to hurl it, when the husband, with wonderful pre sence of mind, shouted: — , 'Mary! Mary! Don't throw the Stone at the dog! Throw it at me!' He— 'And is it my declaration of love that surprised you so much?' She— -'No; it's your nerve- There was recently haled into a court a little Irishman to whom the thing was a new experience. He was, however, un abashed, and wore ah air of a man deter mined not to 'get the worst of it.' 'Prisoner at the bar,' called put the clerk; 'do you wish to challenge any of the jury?' The Celt looked the men in the box over very carefully. ?TVell, I tell ye,' he finally...
IDEAL HOMES. REVOLT AGAINST UGLINESS. A Splendid Example. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
IDEAL HOMES. REVOLT AGAINST UGLINESS. A Splendid Example. Though this is an age in which the paint ing of pictures has sunk to a dead level of- triviality, and in which statues are tolerated more hideous than the world has ever looked upon before, yet in one art, and that the greatest of all arts, there has been in the last 25- years or so a most ?welcome and salutary outburst o£ energy. In domestic architecture the nineteenth century, from* its first few years until to wards its last, ?was contemptible. No thing worse need be said of it than that it ? gave us Tovrer street and Cromwell road. Naturally there came a revolt against ugliness. Mr. Norman Shaw was one of the leaders when he designed little houses for Bedford Park, so pretty that it was considered almost immoral to live in them. But people did live in them, and refused to look at the old barrack-workhouse style any longer. Once set, the fashion spread. Nowadays even the building speculator knows that it is useless to ask ...
AUCTION SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
AUCTION SALE. Mr. Sidney Malin announces that he has been instructed by Mr. A. Le Mes surier to sell by auction, at St. Vincent street, Port Adelaide, on May 22, at 2.30 p-m., a nine-roomed house on the Mili tary road, Semaphore. The land has 83 ft. frontage to Military road by 120 ft. to Dunn street.
A NEW INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
A NEW INDUSTRY. Early last year a few fruitgrowers, pro minent among whom were Messrs. J. Maries, F. T. Pitt, A. O. Pike, A. J. R-wnlo» R. Pitt. EL H. Mansfield. E. J. PowelL and the late George Hunt and sev eral others, conceived the idea of start ing 'a co-operative jam factory in. this city. They soon secured the services of Mr. W. A. Hamilton, now of St. Peters, who recently arrived here from Bendigo, where he had successfully established and had been manager of a co-operative jam factory of fruitgrowers and storekeepers. The idea quickly took root in this State, and assumed definite shape, with the above gentlemen as provisional directors and Mr. Hamilton as secretary. Shares were freely applied for, and last August matters were so far advanced as to war rant the promoters in registering the so ciety and purchasing a large block of land on the Payneham road, St. Peters. In structions were then given to . Mr. Clar ence E. Davies, architect, of Eagle Cham bers, King William stree...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
? SPECIAL ADVEBTISEMENTSi ft I I The Public Verdict! I The First Edition of I -rtXHE MAIL' I SOLD OUT I Be sore to order early from. YOUR NEWSAGENT or from the Office, MAIL NEWSPAPERS; LTD., I Gilbert Place, Adelaide NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. * Owing to the pressure on our adver * tising columns it will be necessary to send all advertisarnents intended for insertion in 'The Mail,' particularly thoss re quiring special positions, into the office not later than 10 a.m. Friday of each week. Only Public Notices will be taken on Friday afternoon or Saturday. LAST SUNDAY OARS. THE MUNICIPAL TRAMWAYS TRUST, ADF.T.A.1 1 »iS This schedule shows ihe departure and arrival times of last cars to and from various suburban termini, for Sundays: — Last carde- ? Last Last car parts for Arr. car de departs Grea. Gren. parts for Gren. st., street, street, .Depot city. . To Air. city. city, direct. Via. 10.18 Burnside 10.47 9.49 10.18 10.49 Pulteney street. 10.28 Enfieta 10.53 9.55 10.20 10.55 North terra...
SUNDAY'S AND HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS. No reasonable objection can be urged against the general principle laid down by the Council oE Churches r.t its re cent demonstration touching Sunday ob servance. Oae cay rest in seven is a na tional need aud ''national treasure/' be- j cause man is built to do more by doing less,, to employ, _a. Paradox. How the day should be ppent concerns the Government only in one respect — that there should be the minimum of labour in order to pre serve, the institution intact. The ques tion concerns'- the individual in tliat and anoifeer aspecij-rthat while he does not imperf L the privilege '.of his fellows he £ho1$$& '»-£ at : insert* ? to-7 choose his own fornr-bf .Test lor recreation. One man's rest is .another man's labour — it is a mat ter 'of 'temperament and circumstance. As selection is -jm essential faetor of rest, re creation, or pleasure, the institution re quires aob 'only- the minimum of labour but emancipation from- the tyranny of fas hion, therefor...
"LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT." [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
'LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT.' The Adelaide City Council has nobly responded to its privilege to make the city beautiful, and furnished a series of at tractive lamas and parks. Unfortunately evidence exists to show that the places designed to express the triumph of art over nature contain a snare to some young people, and prove resorts where un disciplined instincts prevail against pro priety. There is one obvious remedy — light in the dark places and more light. The opportunity to do illdeeds makes ill deeds done. Most of those who fall stum ble unintentionally, not being able to see the danger in tiie way. 'Lead, kindly bant.' An erocrieEae of the Glasgow Corporation was that one well-placed lamp was worth two policemen, in the prevention of mischief. Prudence will no doubt avoid sombre spots, however lawful or picturesque; but, if we cannot place old 'heads on young bliouklcrs. we can re move temptations, xi money does not count in toe fin vim °f hmnan life, is a parochial parsimony to pr...
Victorian Coal liners. DIFFICULTIES SETTLED. MELBOURNE, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
Victorian Coal liners. DIFFICULTIES SETTLED. MELBOURNE. Mav 11. A' conference of the Railway CommiB .sioners and representatives of the Won thaggi miners was held to-day. The re presentatives of the men expressed their willingness to accept 2/9 per ton' for pil lars and solid places in the State coal mine, the agreement to be ratified to-night at a meeting of miners at Wonthaggi. If .the resolution is carried the agreement will operate for twelve months. .
The Federal Gazette. MELBOURNE, May 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
The Federal Gazette. MELBOURNE, May 11. A penalty has been inflicted by the Min ister of Customs of £2 10/ on Messrs. George Wills & Co., of Port Adelaide, ow- ; ing to a misdescription of goods being given. !No allegation was proved ot any intent to defraud. ; . Military;-?' Appointments Approved. — Alexander Bain-. Moricrieff, to be honorr ary colonel;- ^Alfred Norwood Day, Benja min Franklin Rushton, Walter Rutt, John Burnett McNeil, to be honorary lieute nants-colonel. Applications due on May 25 for vacan cies.— Senior - postal assistant . at Brink worth, and exchange foreman mechanic at Adelaide. Successful South Australian candidates in the examination, held on March 30, to enable telegraph messengers to qualify for promotions to higher positions. — Genferal division — Alexander Milton Adams (G.P.O.); Clifford William Baird (Pros pect); Ralph Heywood Carter (Crystal Brook) ; Andrew A. Dawd (Port Adelaide) ; Gion Gidderoy Duryea (Wallaroo); Fre derick William Edwards (P...
The Cockburn Railway [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
The Cockburn Bailway The Railways Commissioner (Mr. A. B. Moncrieff) inspected the Cockbum line during the week, with .the heads of tbe department. He found everything in good order, and remarked that the fcaltbush country was looking better than he had expected. As far as the water . supply was concerned. a supply was assured down to Ucolta, within a few miles of 'Peters- burg. - A few small items of improvement were asked for, which would be con sidered.
Interstate Eights. Won by Victoria. PERTH, May 11 [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
Interstate Eights. Won by Victoria. PERTH, May 1L There was an immense crowd to -witness the race. The weather was splendid, with a_fresh breeze. _ At 4 o'clock the crews were afloat. A long, annoying delay took place owing to the starter missing a mag nfficent' opportunity of getting the men away in line because of a foot or two of difference in one of the boats. The crews struck the water at the following rates: — Tasmania, 38; Victoria, 38; New South Wales, 38; Western Australia, 39; South Australia, 38. The boats went off to gether with a good swing. Tasmania was first to show out, Victoria next, Wes tern Australia just a little in rear. All crews were rowing well, and presently Victoria took a lead from Tasmania, New South Wales third, South Australia fourth, and the local men last. South Australia, on eastern side, were rowing nicely, but Western Australia gradually lost way. At the mile Victoria were in the lead, with '.Tasmania well handy, and Western Aus tralia about two le...
THEFT OF LACE From a Big City Store [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 11 May 1912
THEFT OF LACE From a Big City StoreJ At the Adelaide Police Court on Satur day mnrniyig, before .Mr. tiepp, S.M., Bridget Prentice was charged with hav ing stolen a piece of lace valued at 15/ from the F. G. Catt btores, Handle street, on May 10. Accused pleaded guilty, and. was. sentenced to three months' imprison ment. Gebhardt Wilhebn Gropler, shop walker, said at about 2.25 p.m. he saw accused take from the table in the doorway of the shop the article produced and place it under her cape. He told her to go away, or he would give her in charge. She walked away, and within five minutes returned and took another piece of lace. He took her inside the shop, and Mr. Catt gave her in charge Constable Howie informed the Bench that when he arrested accused she said— 'I never stole the lace; I have had it since 10 o'clock this morning.'