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In the Public Eye [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
k tire Public Eye .] Mr. James Paul, an old resident, lias /died; at Two'Wells, aged 70 years, \ after a long illness.. There: are two ; brothers .'and three-sisters, living.- One I of liis sisters is Mrs. W. Sandery," of Port Pirie.' • - Mr. L. T. Graigie. secretary of the Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Association, has been appointed as a commissioner of ihc' >peace. Other justices appointed are Mr. B. A. Clark, of Orrproo, and Mr, W. D. Thompson, of Burra.
Lawsuit for a Kingdom [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
A litigation has recently been decid ed in England which, iu respect to the magnitude of its subject matter, must probaly he regarded as the great est lawsuit in the world. It involved the title to lands in the British African possession now known as Southern Rhodesia, which formerly were- a part of the kingdom of the Matabele chief, Lobengula. I'rom that sable poten tate, through the instrumentality of Cecil Jihodes, they were acquired by the British South Africa Company, which, under a charier from the crown, has administered the govern ment of the country for twenty-eight years. The area of the lands is great er than that of England. • The case was finally determined by the :judicial committee of the Privy Council, which, under the British sys tem of legal procedure, -is the court of last resort for. litigation arising in the_ colonies or other foreign domin ions of Great Britain. The committee which decided this particular case consisted of five judges, among them Lard Loreburn,...
AUSTRALIAN TROPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
AUSTRALIAN TROPIHES. An exhibition of war trophies -nu relics captured by (he Australian troops was opened in London on De cember •'> by Mr. W. II. Hughes, at Australia House. "These trophies." he said, "form only an insignificant p;irt oC those cap tured by the Australian forces. When opportunity serves, it is;proposed to transfer them lo Australia, where they wilt serve to stimulate the national pride or generations of Australian yet unborn." A captured Albatross, some -.howitz ers, trench mortars, and llamuienwer l'er form the heavy furniture of the exhibition, to •which an infinite num ber of smaller relies give diversity of. interest. \ Striking piclurcs (says the "Daily | Express") show war as the Australians J found it—particularly on the •Menin I Road—and many relies of their Gaiii poli adventures, with two tatlered Union Jacks flown -throughout the campaign, combine to create a deep reverence for our Colonials' achieve ments. * Two specimens of enemy camouflage of an alm...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
SHIPPING. Iliuii Water: To-day at 9.17 a.m. and y.32 p.m. TEMPERATURE. Mr If. E. Le Lievre reports as fol lows: .Maximum. Saturday .. . - .. 103 degr. Sunday .. .. .... 81 deg. Minimum. Friday night.-." .. 73 dcjr. Saturday night- .. - G8 de^r.
POST OFFICE GETS A RISE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
POST OFFICE GETS A RISE. ■The desire, for higher rank, or more pay, or special distinction seems to !i:;\ >■ spread, in Port Piric"'at any rale even to Ilia!; slaid institution the post of:ici'- Tiic Commonwealth "Gazette" s--uppji«'s fhe information that Port Piric p:.tsl office has been raised from trade JH io grade II, next in import ance :p Shis State to the general pqst office, Adelaide. ' i
Pirie's Floating Population STORY OF THE ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
Pine's F'oalis: STORY OF THE ROLLS. ..Mr. A. G. Davies, Commonwealth Electoral Registrar ..at Port Pirie, su'p •plles some interesting- statistics with ■regard to Pine's floating population. A visit to his office in the A.M.P. build ings, Norman street-,, affords, an insight ■ into his 'methodical; Avork. Mr. "Oavis supplies interesting figures as to the .frequent changes on the Federal elec toral 'roll, indicating that a considerable section of Pirie's population undergoes frequent changes. Taking the figures for ,the twelve months ended Decem ber 31 last, it appears that 1433 names were added to the rolls. Most of the 1-133 were new comers. They arrived from all parts.of the globe, and include, many" nationalities. Port Pirie has a- remarkably.-cosmopolitan' population. The number of removals during, the: same period was 1571. Some of these were due to death. The number who changed their addresses in the town, without leaving- it, was 1172. Many of these were transfers from one bo...
Areobus and Taxiplane MAIL AND PASSENGER SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
MAII. ,AND PASSENGER SERVICES. Tiie use of aircraft for commercial purposed is being undertaken by seve ral of the.''British aircraft companies (writes the London, correspondent ,oi tiie'-"''Age), which during the war have been turning out thousands of aero planes Jor military purposes. Owing to the fact that many millions, of pounds . were spent- by tiie Govern ment during the Avar in developing and improving the manufacture of aircraft, tiie art of Hying has progressed at a very rapid pace. More progress was made during the, four years of war than would have been made in twenty years of peace. The problem of aerial stability was sol ved during the war. "In t he early days of flying an aeroplane which heeled over past a certain, angle, or dived to .steeply, or dropped its tail too low, became uncontrollable, and was doomed to destruction," writes Mr C. G. Grey, who is an expert on the ! subject of aviation. "To-day the or-i dinary aeroplane, as distinct from the j acrobatic fightin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
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MUSIC EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
MUSIC EXAMINiAfTiOJi 5. At the examinations- held in 1918 fay the various colleges of music, the fol lowing- pupil? of Miss A. Treloar were successful: Associated Board of Music- hold in March: Primary Piano, Gladys Taylor, Gertrude Meyer, Phyl lis .Taylor; elementary division, Mabel Sard, Eileen Treloar ; University of Adelaide, held in September: Grade VI, Gavin Green: grade V.. Gladys Taylor and Gertrude Meyer. Associat ed Board of the Royal College of Mus ic, held in December: Primary divis ion, Phyllis Zubernich, Merla Brown, Millicent Broer, Alice Reed, Milliecnfc Bryden, Eileen Gould. Nellie Neilson. Gladys Smith, Amy Brumfiela, David Sherwin, Thomas Wheeler ; elemen tary division, Phyllis Taylor. Donald Flavel; Lower division, Eileen Treloar, Mabel Sard.
GERMAN CONSTITUTION. (Reuter's Service) [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
GERMAN CONSTITUTiON. (Router's Service ) A Berlin message says the Imperial Government, after deliberating with the Federal Council, has published a Bill outlining the duties of the Nat ional Assembly.^ These include On: decision regarding the future Imper ial Constitution and all urgent Im perial laws. The Bill stipulates that such bills must be approved by the House of States, which will be com posed of at least one representative from each Free State. Provision is made, for representation of German Austria if it-joins Germany.
Prussian Elections MAJORITY SOCIALISTS LEAD. (Reuter's Service.) AMSTERDAM, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
Prussian Elections MAJORITY SOCIALISTS LEAD. (Reuter's Service.) ; AMSTERDAM, Saturday. An unofficial message - from- Berlin says the results of the election for the Prussian Constituent Assembly show . that the Majority Socialists secured 142 mandates, the Christian Peoples 87, German " Democrats 61, German National Peoples 4l, Independent Soc ialists 2 j, German; Peoples 18y Guelplis 6, Unattached i. Results of the elec tion of twenty one members in Posen have not been declared, but it is ex pected that they will strengthen the Christian Peoples' -Party. .
SETTLEMENT OF AUSTRIA. VANCOUVER, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
SETTILEfBEKT OF AUSTRIA. VANCOUVER, ; Saturday. It is announced that Allied delegates will be sent to Austria and Silesia for the purpose of assuring the peaceful exploitation of the industrial districts in agreement witli the Czechs and Poles, pending _ territorial settlement by the Peace Conference. - Franco is assuming portion of the Russian debts. The Echo de Paris says the French .'occupation of the Rhine will be lim ited to a million men.
ANZACS DUE TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
A.XZAGS DUE TO-DAY. Two An~y.cs are'pxpected to return Lo Per I. Pino, by this afternoon's train fj'fini Aiiriride. They are Sgt. E.*S. Bulling:. M.M.. i6tli Battalion, 4tli Bri liadi:. and Pie. G. S. Geyer, 10th. Bat-; laliun. Pte. Geyer was an active member of the Excelsior Band, the members of which intend giving him a special welcome.
Return of the Soldiers TWO WELCOMED HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
TWO WELCOMED HOME. There was a good gathering- of peo ple in Ellen .street on Saturday after , noon to welcome home Gpl. G. A. ' Schulze (3rd Light- Horse) and Pte. F. L. Farrant. At Solomontown rail way station the men were met by rela tives and friends. After the ceremony they were motored to the Town Hall, by way of Solomontown road- and El len street. At the Town Hall they were received, with cheers, and were then motored .to their liomes. Gpl. Schulze's parents live at Solomon town. Pte. Farrant is a son-in-law of Mrs Dttnoghar, of Uh . street, Pirie West. ; Both men enlisted in 191-1. The motor cars were- supplied by Mrs Snell and Mr Condonu. Returning' soldiers by the Somali are expected to arrive at Adelaide rail way station at 6.40 p.m. to-day. Mrs. L. M. Quintv; Florence street, has been-notified that her son. Troop-i or L. ,T. Quinn, 1st Lij?tU Horse Mach- I inc Gun Squadron, is returning to Australia by "the transport Berrima, • and will arrive in Melbourne on Feb ruary ...
WHEAT STACK FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
WHEAT STACK FIRE. Fin; is si,ill smouldering:' at the burnt wheat stack at Solomontown. Tii men have removed the overbur- | den _&&> l'ar as the southern end, but j apparently the whole of the stack'' will have to be removed before the : full extent of the damage can be! gauged. rearing operations on the dirty grain by the Bagshaw plant will start on Tuesday. Work is proceeding smoothly at the British cleaning plant. The bag cleaning and repairing plant has not started work.
CASINO PICTURES' FEATURES. BOUGHT AND PAID FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
CASINO PICTURES' FEATURES. BOUGHT j\!ND PAID FOR. Two .-star attractions are featured onj the pi dure program to be presented i at the Casino to-night. The first is a' World film entitled "Bought and. Paid For," a sensational society drama in Jive ads. Alice Brady portrays a sterling character in this daring story, its popularity in"New York is attested by the fact thai it ran two years in that city. Madge Evans is featured in another 5000ft. lllni. She is the heroine of a story with a sot-ad plot that cannot fail to hold the attention of the audi ence. The humorous side of the program is distinctly strong. Pay Fincher plays the leading role in "Main 123," and in a series of mirth-provoking situa tions due to the crossing of telephone lines is the cause of roars of laughter.
DEATH IN THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 3 February 1919
DEATH IN THE HOSPITAL. The death took place in Port Pine Hospital on Saturday night of Mr. Waller Roads, who had been an em ploye pfthe B.H.A.S. for a number of years. The'funeral will take place this afternoon, leaving the Port Pirie Hospital on the arrival of the after noon train from Adelaide. Mr. Roads was a carpenter by trade, and was re cently employed at the Company's health resort, Weeroona. He ?.Tas taken seriously ill on Thursday night and brought to the hospital on Friday. He collapsed after an operation. He leaves a widow and family, who live in Adelaide. The deceased was a member of the Progressive Associa tion of Carpenters.