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liability of Pools in Canada WINNIPEG, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
liability of Pools in Canada WINNIPEG, February 21. The total liability of the provinces at Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mani- toba on the guarantees of bank ad- vances to the Wheat Pool are approxi- mately 22.456.000 dollars, on the basis of the wheat price on February 16 or 58V* cents a bushel. The Premier of Manitoba (Mr. Brac ken) announced. In the Legislative As sembly on Friday, that Manitoba's share would be approximately three and a half million dollars, Saskatchewan twelve and a half million, and Alberta 6.200.000. It is nov7 considered that unless priefs recede the assets of the pool and Mani toba Pool Elevators Limited are suf ficient to cover the amount of the liability.
80 MINUTES PLAY IN DURBAN TEST Start Delayed Because Bails Were Too Big DURBAN. February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
80 MINUTES PLAY IN DURBAN TEST Start Delayed Because Bails Were Too Big DURBAN. February 22. Play In the fifth Test, which was be- gun yesterday, was curtailed to 80 minutes, because of rain. Chapman won the toss and put South Africa In on a drying wicket. Fortunately, the wicket dried slowly and on the easy side. The start was delayed 20 minutes because the balls were not the correct size, owing to the manufacturer'^ mis take. Every combination of b-f Is available made the wickets nine and a half Inches wide, in?t&lt;H?H of the regulation nine niches. It was finally decided to cut the bails down. Chapman lodged an official com plaint with the South African Board of Control, Who acknowledged it as legitimate, as the delay might have had a serious effect on Chapman's tac ttcs. Chapman relied mainly on his spin bowlers, who were supported by such good fielding that Siedle and fclltchell were able to score only 27 runs in an hour. It was Tate, however, who was t-he most dangero...
MENAGE OF RUSSIAN WHEAT DUMPING Australia Watches Big Paris Conference To-day REMARKABLE INDUSTRIES LONDON. February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
MENAGE OF RUSSIAN WHEAT DUMPING Australia Watches Big Paris Conference To-day REMARKABLE INDUSTRIES LONDON. February 21. The Australian Press Association understands that the chief Austra- lian interest in the Paris wheat conference on Monday will be how the conference proposes to deal vith the Russian dumping. i There is considerable misgiving in . Australian grain circles a.z the ultimate I effect of the Soviet's five-year plan on i the Australian wheat trade, because those who have examined the Soviet wheat farm say that it, is on a scale dwarfing anything attempted in Aus tralia. Further, it has already achieved a degree of menacing effici ency. Russia's Danger An illuminating revelation of other aspects of :he five-year plan will be given by M. Jean Parmenticr. one of the French experts who framed the Young reparations plan. M. Parmentler has just toureci Russia, and says she is shap ing to become one of the world's greatest exporting countries, and soon will be producing 7.000...
WORKLESS THREATEN TO SACK TOWN Lower Californian Peasants Said to tie Starving MEXICO CITY, February 2l. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
WORKLESS THREATEN TO SACK TOWN Lower Californian Peasants Said to tie Starving MEXICO CITY, February 2l. A despatch to Excelsior from [?] [?] in Lower California, stated that a mob of 3,000 "hungry, jobless peasants" sent an ultimatum to the authorities threatening to sack the city tomorrow unless food and jobs are provided im mediately. The correspondent painted a picture of considerable misery hi the neigh borhood of Mexicall where, accord ing to the despatch, many had recently died of starvation and shops had ex perienced much trouble with mobs of peasants aitempttng to obtain food. The police hoped to control the situa tion and had been doing an that was possible to provide rations of flour and beans for the sufferers. The situation was made worse by the recent reduction hi the minimum salary hi the cotton fields to about a dollar and 30 cents a day. It Is reported that the Governor left Mexicali for Tijuana after having is sued orders that the saloons and re staurants should di...
PERU REVOLTS AGAIN 40 Loyalists Killed LAND OF QUARRELS LIMA. February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
PERU REVOLTS AGAIN 40 Loyalists Killed LAND OF QUARRELS LIMA. February 21. An attempt to overthrow the Government of the President (Lieutenant-Colonel Luis Cerro) early on Friday failed. Approximately 60 persons were killed, including 40 loyalists. The conspirators for the most part fieo to Callao, where they were sur rounded by troops. Government troops suffered severely in the fighting at Caliao on Friday, but they quickly quelled a short-lived re volt. A number of civilians were also killed. President Auguslo Leguia was over thrown in a revolt at the end of last August. He came into power hi 1919, ana sought support, of a programme to check tne power of the landed aris tocracy. This was generally recognised as a thoroughly democratic appeal, ?nH he was helped by it. Leguia. however, d;d nothing to stop the land monopoly, and several fac tions soon grew about him. After the election of 1928 the discontent grew.
CONSTABLE SHOT WHILE ARRESTING TRAPPER FULL CHARGE ENTERS HIS LEG Melbourne, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
CONSTABLE SHOT WHILE ARRESTING TRAPPER FULL CHARGE ENTERS HIS LEG Melbourne, February 22. w ihle arresting Joseph McFarlane (38), a trapper, at his camp at Whit- field to-day, Constable Hutchinson was shot in the left thigh. McFarlane, who Bad been handcuffed, escaped into the scrub. The constable was taken to the Wangaratta Hospital. McFarlane was before the Wangaratta Court about three months ago on a charge of offensive behavior and was remanded. As lie has behaved in a peculiar manner the police were in structed to keep him under observation. Constable Hutcninson went to a tent in the scrub near the township and told McFarlane to accompany him to the police-station. It is reported that Mc- Farlane then seized a shotgun and fired at Constable Hutchlnson. who was only two yards away. The full charge of the cartridge entered the constable's leg. McFarlane was then handcuffed, but succeeded in regaining possession of the gun and escaped into the scrub. In spector Hesford and four co...
ATTEMPT TO KILL KING OF ALBANIA Fired at as Leaving Opera House VIENNA. February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
ATTEMPT TO KILL KING OF ALBANIA Fired at as Leaving Opera House VIENNA. February 21. As the King of [?] King Zog, accompanied by his suite, was leaving the Opera House after, having wit- nessed a performance of [?] three men opened fire. They killed the King's adjutant and Major Topola, and wounded Court Chamberlain Pozova. The two assassins, one believed to be a former artillery captain, and the other a student, were seized, but the third escaped. King Zog owed his escape to the fact that he had just been separated from bis attendants. Police hustled him Into the Royal motor car and rushed away.
SENSATION AT SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY Stewards Allege There Was Foul Riding JOCK HOLLIS (N.S.W.) DISQUALIFIED IN WAYVILLE HANDICAP FINAL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
SENSATION AT SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY Stewards Allege There Was Foul Riding JOCK HOLLIS (N.S.W.) DISQUALIFIED IN WAYVILLE HANDICAP FINAL A dramatic situation developed at the Speedway Royale on Satur- day night, when Jock Hollis, win- ner of the Wayville Handicap Filial, was disqualified by the stewards for fool riding; and de barred from entering the re-race. The central figures of the episode Hollis, and his trainer, standing in the glare of the track, demanded to be allowed to race again. The crowd around watched the incident. Many of them thought that Hollis was being too drastically dealt with. Amid cries of "give Hollls a chance" and cat-calls the stewards declined to remove the penalty. The rider's manager stated, as the re-race was to be started, that if Hol lls was to be debarred, they would go back to New South Wales. The starter's flag fell, and the two men walked out of the arena, not to return they said. Jock Hollis. who was appearing for the first time at the. Speedway, ha...
WORST PHASES OF PUBLIC LIFE MR. MAKIN IS DISCOURAGED Sydney, February 22. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
WORST PHASES OF PUBLIC LIFE MR. MAKIN IS DISCOURAGED Sydney, February 22. Replying to a vote of thanks for an address delivered at the North Croy- don Methodist Institute today. Mr. N. Makin, Speaker of the House of Repre- sentatives, remarked that often the dis couragements met in public affairs made him very seriously consider how long he was going to continue in pub lic life. Mr. Makin remarked that he had been rather a sick man during the past fortnight. He felt sometimes that he would like to express his views more widely than was perhaps either dis creet or wise. "The reason politicians do not get on better." he added, 'is because they will not try to understand one an other, and possibly I am in a better position to understand that now than at any other time hi my life. I realise the intolerance, the Impatience and the ungenerous attitude, and one of the re grettable facts is that there is an ab sence of the spirit of God." .
HOW TO STIMULATE WOOLBUYING Mr. Devereaux Says Retail; Prices Must Drop HEALTHIER TONE LONDON, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
HOW TO STIMULATE WOOLBUYING Mr. Devereaux Says Retail; Prices Must Drop HEALTHIER TONE LONDON, February 21. Speaking at Bradford. Mr. W. P. [?] special representative of the Australian Woolgrowers' Council, said there was scope for ! bringing down the price of the ! 1 manufactured woollen articles to '? | stimulate consumption. j A call for confidence in the wool mantel, vra? made by the High Com missioner for New Zealand &lt;Sir Thomas Wilford>, in a speech at a banquet m> the British Wool Federa tion at Bradford. He said warehouses were empty because the West Riding of Yorkshire lacked confidence and bought only from day to day. Prices could not possibly get lower. Trade was waiting. Had not the time ar rived to give the ail-clear signal, he asked. Prices must move upwards. Mr. Devereaux said wool values were a long way below the costs of produc tion, although graziers were using every method which would reduce casts. In spite of this, 1: did not pay In many instance...
SUPPORT FOR MR. LANG Port Pirie Resolution. Port Pirie. February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
SUPPORT FOR MR. LANG Port Pirie Resolution. Port Pirie. February 21. The Port Pirie branch of the A.W.U. has passed a resolution endorsing the policy of Mr. Lang, Premier of New South Wales. Mr. C. L. Davis (president) occupied the chair at a genera! meeting of the Port Pirie section or the A.W.U. last night-. After considerable -discussion the following resolution was carried—"That this meeting endorses the policy out lined by Mr. Lang. Premier of New South Wales, and that our best wishes for its success in the East Sydney con test be conveyed to the Labor Party of New South Wales." Conference Delegates Messrs. C. L. Davis, J. Hackett. and C. L. Gray were appointed as delegates to the special State conference of the Labor Party: and Messrs. M. Smedley. J. Donaldson. W. D. Hutchinson M B. Woods, and W. V. Wilson (of Adelaide) were selected to act as delegates of the Pirie section of the A.W.U. to the Aus tralian Labor Party Council.
MEMORIAL SERVICE . [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
MEMORIAL SERVICE . There was a representing gathering at the Port Adelaide Congregational church last night, when a memorial service to the late Mr. Walter Hutley, [ of Largs. was conducted by the pastor I Khe Rev. H. a Joyce). The pastor ? pau a tribute to tbe long and .devoted V Service which Mr. Hutley bad rendered r'" ik * member and leader in many de- H MTtnwntai of the cbnrcb. as well as in k 1 Ms aCTOCtatton with the Congregational r* *y??fc?i a tribute was also zsad from ?-.'- Ibe ansident of tbe Council of * GbDzebes (Pastor J. Wiltshire). The f -eJJOtrrendered the anthems. "The Peace ;- ?T God." with duet by Mrs. G. Good* . and Mr. Len Kay: "Seek Ye the Lord, -'-tbeaoWstbemFMr. Kay. Mr.O.Bar- J ton was organ&t.
HOLIDAY TOURS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
HOLIDAY TOURS The Director of the Government [?] [?] (Mr. Victor H. Ryan) [?] [?] that the bureau has arranged topics on the [?] system to the ISfitoar loorWresorts of* the State. ,; tgHTOamiler. with its mysterious safer lakes and beautiful surround- Sfia. Beachport, Port MacDonneS, Vnndt Btver, and the Narracoorte Hp?ias^a?? nicHnieoi in a comprenensive SMas days' tour. Kangaroo Island and jMtUncom. comhlne a host of attrac ' *y?i t* M*T"*l'T'g boating. motor .SttTcoU. tf^rll*, swimming, or shoot- M^la?jtddmon,U> tbe longer tours, bhh?bb bbt tfcfc TrT^yuTit T^ofty i B&t otdag visited 'an Tuesday,' ' OJJJ'^W.?M?y. the^^Ss co; Thnrsday. >
MOUNT LOFTY STATION ROAD [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
MOUNT LOFTY STATION ROAD [?]Lofty Railway Station has been [?] for reports Motorists 'Wishing [?] the station are advised to turn [?] main road opposite [?] ?£_S3tu_a_fl aaafaea take tbeseoood tam |SDkdtes > Turkish baths are advertised Ijnpe open this CTenmg. j JirjiPTlt**ir* of ttMttuifencj, tbe mean* mm aid xesonsjof are but dimly Kfipmuud, Is ot dpnbttol value. But HMttls no doubt "whatever as to the ?)
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
OBITUARY Mr. George [?] who on Tuesday died at his home at Mount Torrens, was born at [?] In 1847. In 1878 he. married Miss Elizabeth Stansbury, :$? Sd they celebrated their golden wed |^£'?ffl&f tbiee mn ?ko. Mr. Carrain had been a yi-ifiiii^ for many years. He fejMdDed in bis guden until recently. 5*L- jSn Us cbOdten and his -widow survive. tif+Xne Ikmlly condsts of two sons, Messrs. Pf Sobert CarraUl (Norwood) and Ernest P' Omam (Adelaide), and two daugh- I"* ta*. Mesdames Georse StaktoEon &:V &lt;Btretwood), and Bert Schnbert, Mount fe.amens).
SLOW BATTING BY VICTORIA ONLY 152 RUNS SCORED IN 3½ HOURS RIGG AND WOODFULL BARRACKED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 23 February 1931
SLOW BATTING BY VICTORIA ONLY 152 RUNS SCORED IN 3½ HOURS RIGG AND WOODFULL BARRACKED In striking contrast to the brilliant rungetting which frequently de- lighted the spectators when Sooth Australia was batting, the slow scoring of the Victorians on Saturday afternoon aroused the first serious bar- racking of the season. Bice', who has gained Inclusion in the Australian team for the Fifth Test, and WoodfoH were tbe principal offenders. Although tbe bowling was not weak, tbe ultra-cautious tactics adopted by the two inter nationals were unjustifiable. When play was resumed in the morning the South Australian tail enders, as in other matches this season, scored runs with surprising ease-. Ixmer gan, the Hero of the first day, failed to add many runs to his overnight score but Grimmett, Walker, and Carl ton scored proliflcally. The two last mentioned added 68 for the last wicket in 5 minutes under the hour, Walker showing maited ability. His ex hibition was reminiscent of the last wic...