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WORK FOR ADELAIDE FOUNDRY Another Victorian Contract Comes to S.A. Melbourne, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
WORE FOR ADELAIDE FOUNDRY Another Victorian Contract Comes to S.A. Melbourne, October 1. it was disclosed that the tender submitted by A. Simpson & Son, Limi ted, of Adelaide, who obtained the contract for the supply of 170,000 pairs oi muuor car numoer piates lor Che Victorian Government, was IS per cent, less than the lowest Victorian tender. The price quoted by Simpson & Son was 1/8* a pair, 'excluding sales tax. In addition to the motor car plates. 63300 other plates will be required when the new system of issuing num- i ber plates under -the complete control of the Police Department is put into i operation. The contract tor the sup-j ply of these plates was obtained by an- i other South Australian firm, that of; Mr. A. J. BrocHehurst. of Goodwood' Park, Adelaide. The prices in the ten- i der were as follows:— 30.000 pairs of motor cycle plates, 1/ a pair; 1,500 trailer plates, 6d. each; 500 sets of: three plates for motor dealers, 2/5 a set; 100 pairs of special...
COUNTRY CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
COUNTRY CRICKET JAMESTOWN.— The annual meeting of tile Eelalle Cricket Association was held ?t WatteiB' Hotel. Jamestown. Delegates . present were: — Messes. F. Bretag. J. Tales; -lfannanarle). k- Lloyd, E. Foublster (Cal towle). B. J. May. J. O'Brien, F. Hall. F. ! Duiuemas (Jamestown), and the secretary, i Mr. S. M Price. The president (Mr. O. : O'Gorman), who was In the chair, pre- ? ?ented the 1830-31 premiership cup to the captain of the Jamestown Warriors (Mr. B. J. I Moy) . Messrs F. Bretag and E. Foublster sup- \ ported the chairman's remarks. It was de- . dded. owing to Jamestown being unable to ; term two teams, to adjourn the opening until after the new year. The financial report showed a credit of £2 4/11. YBELANHA. — At the annual meeting of the Teelanna Cricfcet Club, Mr. G W. ? Proctor presided. The secretary (Mr. M. ' O. Best! reported that the dub had won \ the association premiership. The batting average went to Blyth Boss with 57.2 runs per match, and the bowling ...
NOTES ON THE GAME S.A.C.A. Membership Little Behind 1930-31 48 CHURCH TEAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
NOTES ON THE GAME S.AX.A. Membership Little Behind 1930-31 48 CHURCH TEAMS Like attendances at football matches, the membership of the South Australian Cricket Asso ciation is about on a level with figures at the same stage of lust season. Twenty-five new members ?were ad mitted at the last meeting of the ground and finance committee of the association, and the secretary (Mr. W. H. Jeanes) expects that the slight lee way will be more than made up in the usual rush for membership tickets shortly before the first big match at the Adelaide Oval. South African Tour The tour of the British West Indies team las; season resulted In a finan cial loss to Australia, but the forth coming visit of the South Africans promises to be a success. The Australian Broadcasting Com pany has offered to place at the dis posal of the Slate controlling bodies its network of A class stations tor talks by well known, players regarding the South African tour. The SA.CA. has accepted the offer, Messrs. B. V. Sc...
Five-Day Week in Taxation Department Canberra, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Five-Day Week in Taxation Department Canberra October 1. Next week will see the besinninss of the five-dav workine week hi the various branches «f tfie Cr^mon wealth Federal Taxation Department. The new arranKement6 win mean that, except for the receiot of navmen'* of taxes over the counter and for an swerins ursent enauiries. which cannot I be Dostnoned until tte followine Mon-j ciav. the Taxation Department will be eomoletpiv closed on Saturdays for th-? j transaction of seneral DUblic business, i A very email skeleton 6taff of three ; or four officers will be on dutv each Saturdav. thoush the number mav have to be increased bv one or two addi tional officers where the due date of Davments o- sales tax falls on a Satur- j dav. er-i rjsvments of tax are bc-iuRj made over tbe counter. J
MR. SCULLIN WANTS UNIFICATION No Convention on Riverina Separation Canberra, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
MR SCULLIN WANTS UNIFICATION No Convention on Riverina Separation Canberra. Seotember 30. Saying that the Riverina movement proposed more legislatures, whereas the people of Australia wanted fewer, the Prime Minister -Mr. Scullin) todav re rused a request by Mr. Charles Hardy, jun., that the Government should call a convention to discuss the separation of Riverina from New South Wales, and its establishment as a self-governing member of the Commonwealth. Mr. Scullin made a definite state ment that the Government stood for unification, involving complete and sovereign powers for the Federal Par liament, with local powers delegated to provincial councils. In the not too distant future the electors would be given an opportunity to express their views as to constitutional changes they might desire. Any constitutional changes which would increase the num ber of Legislatures were opposed by the Government.
MacDONALD RETIRES Seven Years With Lancashire [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
MacDONALD RETIRES Seven Years With Lancashire E. A. MacDonald, the best fast bowler, with the possible exception ol J. M. Gregory, Australia liasjproduoed since the war, has finished cricket. A recent cable message stated tnai ne bad ended his contract with Lanca shire. Most Australian cricket-lovers are familiar with his perform ances as a mem ber of the Vic torian and Aus tralian teams. It is sufficient to recall that in Sheffield Shield games he took 70 wickets at an average of 22.50 and in Tests 33 at 32.12. In the 1921 Australian tour of England he took most wickets (150 at 15S7). E. A. MacDonald Since he was engaged by TfRTt^R^^*'', however, Aus tralians generally have heard little or nothing of his performances. On ttiat account the following statistics of his career in Lancashire sxe of consider able interest. Bowline Year. O. M. B. W. Ar«. 1S24 . . . 444£ 102 1230 71 17-32 1925 . . . 1249.4 2S2 3828 205 18.67 1926 . . . 1177.4 222 3541 175 20.23' 1927 ... 1137.3 223 3586 IS...
Tasmanian Paper-Making Project Melbourne, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Tasmanian Paper-Making Project Melbourne, October 1. Explaining the position of Tasmanian Paper Pty^ Ltd., at the half-yearly meeting of Amalgamated Zinc (De Bavay's) Ltd.. today, Mr. E. H. Shackell. acting chairman, said that, owing to the ; unsettled fl-nam-ini and political out- : look, it was not possible for the cirec- j tors to make the progress for which : they had hoped in their negotiations , with people who had shown an interest in the paper-making project. Based on the Huon Valley forests, discussions were proceeding, the result of which could not be forecast with any degree of certainty. It appeared to be un thinkable that the paper industry should not be launched. 'I do not want to lead you to think,' continued Mr. Shackell, 'that the Tas manian Paper Company is on the point of making the move towards com mercial production, which has been con'jemplated eo lon». I feel, how ever, that the possibilities are such as to warrant shareholders in maintaining their attitude of...
MOND AND CUNNINGHAM SENT FOR TRIAL "Was Not Prosecution Premature?" Sydney, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
MONO AND CUNNINGHAM SENT FOR TRIAL 'Was Not Prosecution Premature?' Sydney. October 1. Phillip James Mond. broker, and Wil liam Victor Cunningham, accountant, were today committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions, on a charge of hav ing conspired to defraud persons who should become shareholders or deposi tors of the Britannia Bank, Ltd.. with a nominal capital' of £100,000,000, and other companies they were forming. Before committing them for trial, the Stipendiary Magistrate (Mr. Shep herd) recalled Detective Lawrence and asked rtitnr 'Knowing that thi* scheme was not matured and subject to ratifi cation from England, don't you think the prosecution was premature?'' Detective Lawrence replied — :'In my opinion the agreement to commit an offence had been completed. There were indications that the whole scheme was bogus. Mond said subsequently that no money had been paid, after having said that he had paid up £5,000,000 himself.
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
ENEMPIOTMENT HEr.rer On- June 30, 1930. there were 22,746 people in the metropoli tan area - and 6,128 to the country receiving rations, the Min- 1 ister of Employment (Mr. Mclnnes) i informed Mr. Anthoney (Lib.) to thri Assembly yesterday. The figures forj 1929 were 9.310 and 1,992. and for 1928 they were 3,374 and 402. The propor tion of single men at present was 17 per cent. The total cost of unemploy ment relief was:— 1930. £184,685; 1929, £90.967: 1928. £43,600.
NO DISCRIMINATION IN SALARY CUTS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
NO DISCRIMINATION IN SALARY CUTS Salary reductions in the trablic ser vice do not discriminate in any way be tween departments, according to a re port supplied to the Premier (Mr. Hill) by the Public Service Commissioner (Mr. Hunktn). 'I am satisfied,' reports the Commis sioner, ?that there is no material dis content among salaried officers in re gard to the further reductions to salary. On the contrary, there is a general re cognition that the public service must share to the sacrifices with the rest of the community.' The report was read to the Assembly yesterday in reply to a question by Mr. Anthoney (Lib.).
Control of Honey Industry [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Control of Honey Industry The ApIariEte' Association generally approved of the measure, said Mr Hudd (Lib.), to continuine the debate to the Assembly yesterday on the second readme of the Apiaries BflL The honey industry was a valuable one to South Australia, he said. It was essential that there should be some method of inspection, and steos should be taken to eradicate diseases The Bin provided for those objectives. Mr. Dennfcon (CP.) said leeislatton was necessary to orotect the industry. He would move an amendment that no hive should be registered unless it was used for raising honey. He would also suggest that the appointment of an in SDector be referred to the bee-keepers. It would be better that the registration fee should be five enmities for a group instead of threenence for each hive. Mr. Giles (Lib.) said he would not suDPort the measure, which contained many drastic and unnecessary provi sions. Mr. Nichols (Lib.) eaid there were anomalies in the Bill, and he doubted wheth...
FURLER'S 150TH GAME Long Career With North [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
FURLER'S 150TH GAME Long Career With North It falls to the lot of few players to take part in 150 games for one dub, but P. Furler, North Adelaide's captain, will achieve that feat In tomorrow's match. To lead the side to premier ship honors in his 150th game would be a personal triumph for Furler. whose vigorous yet scrupulously fair ruck work has been of great assistance to North in recent years. He was not always a ruckman. When he first went to North from the Noar lunga district he was a centreman. fie was tried first as a forward, but later played for some time in the mid-field position. He did not. however, show his true worth until he was called into the ruck. He has been a permanent member of the State side for several years, and with Whitehead and V. John son is the best ruckmas in the State. Footscray 'Buying Up™ Pootscray is evidently determined to gain a place in the final four of the Victorian League next season, even at the expense of purchasing players from Other Stat...
COUNTRY FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
COUNTRY FOOTBALL CTJMMEfa.— The second round of semi finals of the modes Football Association was p.ayett at Cummins, between Mount Hope and Cummins Borers. The match re fUjted in « win for Eovers xrttn 6 goals 12 behlnds to 6 goals 7 behlnds. WILMINGTON— The medal presented by Mr. G. B. Heldenrelcb for the most effective aad mutcmrii player during the semi-finals and final was won by E. G Fulwood. NATDRL— The local football team visited Wynarka. Scores:— Wynarka. 12 goals 7 behlnds; Naturi, 8 goals 8 behlnds. MURRAY LANDS. ? In the ft'°' match Borrika defeated Nunkerl by 27 points. League umpire U. T. B. Currle had charge of the game. Final scores:— Borrika. 6 goals 12 behlnds; Nunkeri. 2 goals 9 be junds. In the evening a coucert and dance were neld in aid of the Earoonda Agricul tural Society. Mr. C. L. Bruce (president of the society) congratulated Borrika upon its victory. GLADSTONE — The first semi-final of the Northern Areas Football Association (B grade) resulted la a win fo...
CRICKET POINTS Answers to Queries PONSFORD'S CENTURIES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
CRICKET POINTS Answers to Queries PONSFOKD'S CENTOKIES 'Curious.' Quorn.— Ponaford has scored 37 centuries In niEt-class cricket as fol lows: — In Tests— 110 at Sydney. 1924-25; 128. at Melbourne. 1924-25; 110 at the Oval. 1930; 183 v. B.WX, Sydney. 1930-31; 109 V. B.WX. Brisbane. 1930-31. Against New South Wales — 110 at Syd ney, 1923-24: 110 not out. at Sydney, 1923 24; 138. at Sydney, 1925-25; 352 at Mel bourne. 1926-27: 202, at Melbourne. 1927 28; 109 not out. at Melbourne, 1930-31. Against South Australia — 108. at Ade laide, 1922-23: 159. at Melbourne. 1923-24: 166. at Melbourne, 1924-25; 214, at Ade laide, 1926-27: 108. at Melbourne, 1926-27: 133. at Adelaide. 1927-28; 336. at Melbourne. 1927-28; 275. at Melbourne, 1927-28; 110. at Melbourne. 1929-30. Against Queensland— 243. at Melbourne, 1923-24; 151. at Melbourne. 1926-27; 116. at Brisbane. 1926-27; 437, at Melbourne. 1927 28. Against Tasmania — 162. at Launceston. 1922-23; 429. at Melbourne. 1922-23. Against Western Austr...
TOMORROW'S DISTRICT MATCHES A Grade [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
TOMORROWS DISTRICT MATCHES A Grade University Oval — University v. Start. Norwood Oval— East Torrens v. Colts. Kensington Oval — Kensington v. Gle nelg. Alberton Oval— Fort Adelaide v. Ade laide. Thebarton Oval — West Torrens v. Prospect. B Grade -Ked Section) Marlst Brothers' College v. East Tor rens (Partuga Hall); University v. Junior Colts (No. 2 ground); Glenelg v. Teachers' College (Glenelg Oval); Adelaide High School v. Sturt (Jubilee Oval); Adelaide v. Prospect Colts (Hawthorn Oval). (White Section) Scotcn College v. Kensington (Scotch College): Prince Alfred College v. Haw tiioro (Prince Alfred College); St. Peter's College v. West Torrens (St. Peter's Col lege): Christian Brothers' College v. Port Adelaide (Rostrevor); Prospect v. East Torrens Colts (Prospect Oral). An matches wiQ end tomorrow weefc. Stumps will be drawn on the first day at 5.58 pJiL, and on the second at 6.04 pjn.
NINE O'CLOCK CLOSING OPPOSED [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
NINE O'CLOCK CLOSING OPPOSED The suggestion of the Bishop oi Willochra (Dr. R. Thomas) that hotels should be kept open until 9 pm, and that beer be served at tables, in stead of at bars, was discussed at a meeting of the State branch of the Liquor Trades Union on Wednesday n&ht. Disagreement with Dr. Thomas was expressed in a resolution, which was adopted. This stated that existing bars and lounges catered sufficiently for the requirements of the public, and that an extension of the working hours, of employes would aggravate conditions for them, especially in the case of barmen, who were required to work on Saturday afternoons and hpli dajs. The resolution also stated that this opinion was not meant to indi cate that members favored curtail ment of the existing hours of trading.
GOVERNMENT WOMEN CLEANERS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
GOVERNMENT WOMEN CLEANERS About 200 members oi me cieanera section of the Australian Government Workers' Association met at the Trades Hall vesterday to consider wages and. conditions. The following resolution was carried unanimously: — 'Thai this meeting strongly protests against any further cuts in the Government women cleaners' wages, as it is impossible to live decently upon the present wages, and further thta the Minister of Edu cation (Mr. BUD, me Minister of Labor (Mr. Mclnnes), and the Director of Education (Mr. W. J. Adey) be invited to attend a mass meeting of the cleaners' section of the A.G.WA next Thursday.'*
PRINTERS REACH AGREEMENT [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
PRINTERS BEACH AGREEMENT ?An agreement, has been reached be tween representatives of tne Masftw Printers' Association end the Printing Industry Employes' Union to continue the existing No. 1 commercial award for 12 months, said the secretary of the State branch (Mr. E. Cheary), who has returned from tbe meeting of the Federal council in Melbourne. Tbe agreement, he added, would be regis tered in the Federal Arbitration Court, and would obviate the necessity of either party applying to the court for a new award.