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SUMATRA ENQUIRY Serious Allgeations Made UNIONS STAND ASIDE SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

SUMATRA [ UUIIY Serious Allgeations Made UNIONS STAND. ASIDE SYDNEY, Today. "She was a good enough vessel to knock about in New Guinea walers, but I do not think she was tit 10r rough weather." This declaration was made by Valen tine Martha Buchanan W'illis, rtock broker, before the Royal Commrnissi.ni of enquiry into the loss of the SumLtra,. which began in the District Court to day. 'IMr. Willis was in command of the Sumatra in 1915. The maritime unions pursued their threat to ignore the enquiry. LUnder the terms of the resolution adopted recently the unions will now publish evidence independently of the triblunal, giving facts about the unsea worthiness of vessels generily. 31Mr. J. Tudehope said he was there c.n behal" of the maritime unions and asked whilether the Commission was to be conlfined to the loss of the Sumara.t : Judge Cohen--'l-h Comnmi:;sion is contined to the questions which have just been road. if you have any ev' dence to offer it is your duty to give it. "I reg...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
FRENCH FIND WAY OUT Will Race Military Aeroplanes LONDON, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

FRENCH FIND WAY OUT - Will Race Military _eroplanes (REUTER'S.) ILONDON, July 25. Germany having refused to permit the French and Belgian civil aero planes to-fly over German territory in the forthcoming Amsterdam-Gothem burg air race; the French? Gevernment are sending military aeroplanies ivhich are authorised by the Treety of Ver sailles.

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
English Undefiled [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

English Undefiled A new club for the exclusive study of English calls its premises a "rendez vous." adds to its invitations. "R.S.V.P.,' uses term et-cetara, and mentions "litterateurs." Well You bid me to a rendezvous To study English-entre nous That I may ecrive billets-doux, In Anglo-Saxon; oul, . Your forte, idee, pensee, or gout, t,.comprends, savvy, while I moue, is dinkum Anglais fou the noo, Allez, R.S.V.P. I have a penchant (or a flair) For lettres that don't cause mal de mer, For souls whose heads are debonair, For Anglais, as she's spoke; I love ma soeur. adore ma mere, And pay my debts per pauvre old pere, And tete-a-tete avec mon frere, Whenever I am broke. Sub rosa, here's a quid pro quo, Or tit for tat (that's vulgar the'), You well may cry, "Quo animo?" Or "draw it mild!" But tantum quantum I'll bestow On such as foreign matters throw In British wells-the wells you know Of English undefiled. 0 *

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
ROUND THE BEEHIVE Wail of the Ghost! [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

ROUIND THE BEEHIVE Wail of the Ghost! "Things are not as they used to be," said the Ghost. "Ever since the war a ghost's life is not worth livin'." lie was sitting on a seat in the park, a plce ture of despair. HIis white sheet w'as far from clean, and besides being rather soiled was patched in several places-and when ghosts become care less about their snowy whiteness there is generally something wrong some where. He leaned his weary skull against my shoulder. "Adelaide's as kad as other places," he said; "no houses, same old house shortage. Once upon a time ghosts like me had whole homes to haunt, folks in them daysi were real frightened of us, women used to scream and take real fits when they seen us. Now," he said, grinding all his teeth, "you can't frighten 'em at all--in fact, it takes morn'n ghosts to frighten women these days." He pulled his sheet about his shaking frame and continued to lament. "I 'aunted a 'ouse not far from 'ere once for nigh on two years, and then, fceli...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

/SNEYDS OFFEfR q SMART DRESS GOODS from I/1! nTE would like you to call in and oeo these materials. They are Good, 1ashionable, and Cheap. ALL SALE PRICED. Creamn Wool and Cotton Flannel nel for Blouses, Pyjamas, &c., with - Hello. Green. Gold, and Red Stripes, 40 in wide, SNEYDS SPECIAL PRICE, 4,/11 for 1/11 yard. All-W ool Icather Tweedl Suiting. for Boys' Suits, LAdies' Costumes, Skirts, Ac., in IFawn, lielio. Saxe, Brown, Grceu, 51 in. wide. SNEYI)S SPE CIAL P]RICE, 3/11 for 2/1l1 yard. All-Wool Gabardine. In Grey, Fawvn, Mnasti. Sa.:e, Bottle, Navy, Nigger, and Black, :S in. wide SNEYI)S SPE- - CIAL Pi.UCE 4/; for i/11 yard. - All-Wool Hleather 'rTwcdS, in Fawn,. Brown, Green, Greys, &.., with smart stripes, for Ladies' Costumcs, B oys' - SSuits, Overroa:s. &c., 40 in. wide, SNEYDS SPIECIAL PRICE, 3/6 yard. Smart Wool Suitingl:, in Navy. Green. Grey, and Brown, neat checks, for Overcats( , Suits. ('ostumes, &c., e in. wide, SNEYDS SPECIAL PRICE, ...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
FEDERAL BUDGET LOWER POSTAL CHARGES Redemption Of Gratuity Bonds MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

FEDERAL BUDGET LOWER POSTAL CHARGES Redemption Of Gratuity Bonds MELBOURNE, Today. D)r. Elarle Page, the Federal Treasurer, delivered his Budget Spewh in the House ofi Representativ.-s tinsh afi!terlluou. 'I'The main points are: Rceductions in pojstal chargcs amuuntin~ to £.J3l,(P%0 aulually are made. N, redncti?hon t other forms of taxatjcn are announced. ILates ii," I?1'ers t)o nilandl and within the British E'mpire will be reduced from Sd. fo' u oz. t, ld. jor 1 oz. Rates for letter cards are to be 1½d. instead of 20d. ])Pstcalrds wi!l be carried for Id. instead of I1,d. as formerly. ('orren)din.ig redmh"tions are to be ef fected in the rates for commercial, news papers, merchandisce, and many other clawes of mail matter. 1Trunk line telephone call charges will ,of char~Ing. be reduced iby- an alteration in the method (ommonweii th expen'liture out of revenue in 1922-3. was .*6700.4S5. This exceeded the estima:e by £1.426,792 owin: to the '-;tet of fruit pools and other Conmnonwe...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
DAME ANDERSON Studying Our Conditions [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

DFAME ANDERS9N Studying Our Conditions Dame Adelaide Anderson, MI.A., came to Adelaide to v'isit her brother, Mr. ?nax Anderson and to study the industrial conditions. Dame Adelaide was born in Nelbourne, but she has Dame Adelaide Anderson, M.A. lived most of her life in England and Scotland. She was educated at G!r ton College, Cambridge, where she had a brilliant career. In 1897 she was ap pointed Chi-f Woman Inspector of Factories in Great Britain, and after 24 years' service she relinquished the position a year ago. "The problems relating to factories in Great Biritain must of necessity be dif ferent from those here," said Dame Adelaide. "There were no wages boards in England until after Australia had tried them as an experiment. Nc~w they are an accomplished fact under the name of trade boards. "In Britain there are nearly seven million factory hands--more than the total population of Australia." Dame Adelaide pu lished a book in 1922 entitled "\VWonenand the Factory," which de...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
On Way to Parliament [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

On Way to Parliament Mr. Legh W'insor (Private Secretary to Governor) accompanies Lady Bridges to Parliament HIouse. At the rear are MLiss Margaret Judge and MIiss Gladys Pott, O.B.E.

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE TRAIN WHICH WAS DERAILED IN NEW ZEALAND THROUGH RUNNING INTO A LAND SLIDE,

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
PROSPEROUS SUBURB OF PROSPECT Still Contains a Farm [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

PROSPEROUS SUUR a F PRmSPET Still Contais a Farm Prospect of today with its 14,00ln population, is vastly different from the Prospect of earlier times, when there were only a few scattered farms and lime pits in profusion. Although 80 years old last June, Mr. John Harrington carries on small farming operations at Milner Street, Prospect, with Youthful elasticity. It is hard to believe that a farm exists in the heart of such a busy suburb. At one time Mr. Harrington had 200 acres in the locality, but he has gradu ally disposed of his property until now he retains only a few acres. TWhen a reporter called on him he had just loaded a dray with rye grass ready for his cows. "Yes," he said with a, chuckle. "Prospect has seen a few changes in the last 75 years. I was born at the Reedbeds, but when I was five years old my father moved to Prospect on account of the heavy floods in 184S. We settled near where the North road Cemetery now is. The whole place at that time was covered. with~ den...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
Everybody's Friend [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

Everybody's Friend Jy "HtUTMANT'rF.T' Readers are invited to bring their troubles to "Humanist," who is a person of wide expe rience and broad sympathies and will answer all legitimate enquiries. Only pen-names or initials will be published, but the name and address of the enquirer, wkich will be treated as strictly confidential, must be enclosed. Address communications to "Hiumanist," at "The News" Office. "Perplexed."--Unfortunatcly ming.atitude is not an offence which gives you thle r:ght to leave or d.vorco a w)inan You are Ut ,he umercy .f your wife. Nhy not apply for a separation? "Blue Cross."-No; there is n0, (rmed" for drunkenness cocept abostiuace thlrouclh moral respect and self-c·strsiut Undl this is restored you c~aaaot ,:npcct y'Jour husband to become temperate. "Kitty."--A man v no says lie loves you and suggests that coar'aego is not neces sary is a person whose a?qu.tl.rttt.i3 yOU should speedily end. 1)Drp tile l;an at once. "Dinkumn Bill."-"Hlumanoi;t' h:as no mol...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
SHIP'S STRANGE PET Mongoose Arrives From India DEADLY ON SNAKES [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

SH!PS STRANGE PET Mongoose Airives From India DEADLY ON SNAKES Kipling in his inimitable manner has told the tale of little Rikkli-tikki tavi, the mongoose that fought and killed the cobra in an Indian garden. On board the steamer Merton Hall, discbarging cargo at Port Adelaide this week, is another mongoose, the pet of Chief Engineer Scott. The cun ning litle fellow, brown furred and bushy tailed, about the size of a fer ret, peered out of a box in the engine room at some admiring visitors who boarded the ship to inspect him. Mr. Scott says this is the third mon goose he has had. As yet he has had little opportunity to train him. T'he last one he had was stolen at Calcutta. It was as tame as a kit ten and Flept many a night curled up in the bedclothes of the engineer's bunk. His favorite haunt, however, was in the engine room, and Rikki wvould climb down the steel ladders to the warmth that reminded him of his own tropical land. The former pet delighted in killing fowls, and when t...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
LEADERS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA Portraits of Well-known Political Chiefs [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

ILEADERS OF SUI AUSTRALA Portlraits of Well-known Political Chiefs I Mr. Oliver Uppill, the president of the Liberal IParty, is a son of LMr. Robert Uppill, of Nanutawarra. He was born in that district in 1876. Hie re moved to Balaklava 17 years ago, and he has been engaged in farming there since. He has been identified with every movement for the advancement of his~ district. For 15 years he has been a member of the Balaklava brancli of the Agricultural Bureau, acting as sec retary for several years. He has taken a prominent interest in the Balaklava and. Dalkey Agricultural So ciety, of which he was president for t~wo years, following a similar peroa as vice-president. Mr. 0. Uppill, President of the Liberal Union. IHe has been associated with the P Balalava branch of the Liberal Union since its inception, and after a term as vic-president succeeded the late Mr. G. C. Nexille as president in 19i5. He vas elected president (,i the Libc ral Union in 1920. a:'d re-,lectedl in 1921-2....

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
ABSENT FROM SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

ABSENT FROM SCHOOL -.----- Mrs. Sarah Ann Smith was fined £1 by Mr. L. I. -Haslam, S.: ., in the Adelaide Police Court to-day for having failed to send; her son to school on June 2. She told the court she had kept him home to help her in shifting operations.

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
STATE ENTERPRISE LONDON, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

STATE ENTERPRISE ~-0-- (Reuter.) LONDON, J-Ty 23. Sittiig at Geneva, the Mandates Com mission has made a p-eliminary examina tion of the report of .the Australian Go vernment on the administration of Nauru and New Guinea. The following question of principle is to be discussed in the presehee of represen tatives of mandatory States:--AIs it in conformity with the spirit of disinterested ness characteristic of the mandate systeml that a Mandatory Stiate should take ad vantage of its maihdato to create in the territory with whose administration it is entrusted, Governmental enterprise of an industrial commercial character, the pro fts of which will be payable to the home acount of the MI.anldatory ta?te?"

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
TODAY'S SHIPPING COASTAL AND OVERSEAS COASTAL AND OVERSEAS. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

TODAY'S SHIPPING COASTAL AND OVERSEAS COASTAL AND OVERSEAS. Tomorrow-'s tides at Semaphore--Lower water, 9~.20 a.m.; high water, 3.20 p.m. TODAY'S ARRIVALS. AT PORT ADELAIDE. Dimiboola, s., 3,855. C. M. Roy, Sydney and felbourne. Meibourne Steamship Company, agent Piako. a. (F.S.N.), 8,283. Urquhart, Liver pool via Fremantle. Elder, Smith & Co., agents. Aaftekerk, s. (R.A.), 8,918, W. Fries. PYot terdam via Fremantle. Elder, Smith & Co., agent Qornma, a., 606, Spencer's Gulf ports. Eapara, L, 842. Spencer's Galf ports. Warrawee, s., 4113, Edithburgh. AT PORT PIRIE. Saros, . 3,304, Newcasete. Howard Smith Company, aent. TODAY'S DEPARTiURFS. From Port Adelaide. Zealandia .s.. Melbourne and Sydney. Juno, s. Stansbury. Nerbudda, s., London via ports. IM PORTS. Dimnbooa, eastern St.ates-so-800 tons general cargo. Piako. Liverpool-l,173 tons merchandise. Antekerk, Rotterdam-610 tons merchandise. Saros (at Port Pirie), from Newvtle---4,00 tons coke. VESSELS DUL'. INTERSTA I...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
SIX YEARS JUDGE'S SALUTARY LESSON A Terrible Crime [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

JU[IGE'S SALUTARY LESSON A Terrible Crime For having indecently assaulted a girl of seven years John Middleton (45) was today sentenced to six years' imprison ment with hard labor by Mdr. Justice Poole in the Criminal Court. Medical evidence was given that the prisoner was suffering from a disease. His Honor pointed out that the maxi mnum sentence for the offence w\s im prisonment for life a and whipping. T}he minimum sentence was four yeari. The child had been infected With a disease, and no one could say what its after effects would be. Her whole life had been affected, and the sentence imposed would, he hoped, deter the prisoner and others from committing such offences.

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
Motor Vehicle Taxes [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

Motor Vehicle Taxes Mr. F. H. Wrells (Registrar of Motor \Vehic!e) stated this morning that taxes on all motor vehicles were pay able between Ja.nuary 1 and March 31, 1924, one month's grace being allowed. SEDAN-ANGASTON.-This road is the main mail route serving ,eyneton andl Towitta. The road is fair, with a few holes, and heavy in places. From the top of Murray Range there is a good track into Sedan. SEDAN--iTLANCI{ETOWN. - There are two roads. The one through Swan Reach Is good. Twelve miles from Sedan finger-posts direct the way. The other is impassable. Persons going t-, I;lanch-Lowvn through Sedan should make enquiries. SEDA N--MOI-NT PLEASANT.-The souther-i end of the Murray Range has to be cros3sed. ('reoks must be taken carefully. The road from Mount Pleasant to (amnhrai, which is on this route, is good. Between Cambrai and Sedan there ;arec three creek, all run. ning strongly. There are a few holes in the rcead. WILLYS I(NIGHT CAIR. Polivery h., lust been given by Autocars...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
CHEAP POWER To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

CHEAP POWER To the Editor. Noarlunga Ccal:-I see that Mr. Good man stated in "hTe News" that the :se of brown coal depends solely on the cost of getting it, and hlie mentions that Leigh Creek coal is good coal, though hard to get and expensive to bring to Adelaide. Why go all the way to Leigh's Creek when a splendid brown coal deposit is situated at Noarlunga, only 19 miles from Adelaide. The field is near Un kaparinga River and the railway. The coal has been anaIlysed by -the ;Govern meat Analyst and is considered super:oi to Leigh's Creek coal. It has also been analysed by i Melbourne L?rrm who have foundl it to contain smokeless fuel. con .version oil (spirit value), light lubric:at ing oil. vasoline oil, paraflin wa?x, pitch, tuel oil, and sulphate of ammonia. If this project were supported with a little more spirit there is no doubt it wouldt prove a greatasset to the State. If this coal is as good on the whole as its analysis claims then it certainly would provide very much ch...

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
DID NOT MAINTAIN CHILD Father Ordered Punishment [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923

DID NOT MAINThIN CHILD Father Ordered Punishment FIor failure to comply with an order made against him for the support of his child, Leonard J. H-ogan kas ordered a month's imprisonment by .1Ir. L. -H. Haslam, S.M., in the Adelaide Police Court today. A fortnight's grace was allowed him to make arrangements to pay the arrears, which, Mr. C. 3. 'hil cox, of the State Children's Department, said amounted to £19 5/.

Publication Title: News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: SA, Australia
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