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STOCKBROKER CHARGED Alleged Cruelty to Horses [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
STOCKBROKER CHARGED Alleged Cruelty to Horses The hearing of the case of alleged cruelty to horses against Thomas Salmon Backhouse, stookbroker, of Adelaido, was continued in the Ade laide Police Court today. Backhouse is being proceeded against by Inspec tor Judd, of the Society for the Pre vention of Cruelty to Animals, on a charge of having failed to supply 19 horses with sufficient food between June 4 and 19. Mr. C. L. Abbott appeared for the informant, and Mr. R. W.. Bennett for the defendant, who pleaded not guilty.
PHOENIX-LIKE FLOURMILL Arises From Old Ashes [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
PHOENIX-LIKE FLOURIMLL Arises From Old Ashes Fifty-six years ago the late Mr. John Dunn built a flourmill in Lipson street, Port Adelaide. After gristing for six years, the interior of the building was Ii gutted by fire. Mr. John Sweeney, who I was connected with the mill, relatesI how it was reconstructed, only to be burnt out again 37 years ago. Dunn and Co. then built theiri rmill near No. 1 Quayv, ?hich was fiTkivise destroyed by fire three years ago, and the Lipson street premises were converted into a store. Last year the old building started a new lease of life. It was purchased by Veizco Bros. and Co., and a couple of storeys added to its height. Painted white, it is now the loftiest buildlng in the Fort, and a prominent landmark, catching the eyes of visitors au'riving by 'steamer far down the Port River. A modern electrically operated mill ing plant is being installed, and shortly the third chapter of its life as a flour mill will be begun. On the southern side of the mill...
ENGLAND FLOURISHING Mr. Richards Enthusiastic "OUR WONDERFUL COUNTRY" [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
EGLIAND FLURISHING Mr. Richards Enthusiastie "OUR WONDERFUL COUNTRY" "Australian is a wonderful country. I am satis~fied that it is the freest and best in the world, our own State par ticularly. Next to it comes England." Thus said Mr. H. C, Richards, M.P., who arrived this morning by the Mel bourne express after a seven: months' tour of the Conti nent, England, and America. "WVe have had a wonder ful time. Eng land is flourish ing. There is practically no unemployment there at all. On the tour we visited Cveyon. Bombay, Marseilles. Riveria, elenoa, Naples, Venice, Switzerland, and Paris. We saw the battlefields in France, and were pleased to see the fine way they are keeping the cemeteries. We spe cialiy vistied the Dernacourt Cemetery, where so many Unley boys are buried. "From Belgium we went to England. Next to Australia,. England is the finest country in the world. We were granted an audience by the King at Bucking ham Palace. Many notable events took pla.ce during our stay, pr...
BUFFALO HORNS SIX FEET LONG [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
BUFFALO HORNS SIX FEET LONG Measuring six feet and a quarter c an inch from tip to tip, a pair of buf falo horns owned by Mr. G. A. Taylor, of Semaphore road, Semaphore, are claimed by him to be the }argest in Australia. They came from Bunda burg, Queenslarid. and Mr. Taylor says they would be suitable for the London Museum. New IMVlill and Wheat Silos at Port Adelaide The three of them will hnld 1o00.000 bushels of wheat.
STRUCK BY MOTOR LORRY Death After Injuries [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
STRUCK BY MOTOR LORRY -4-- Death After Injuries A motor lorry conveying footballers turned into Fifth street, Morgan, at 7 20 p.m. on June 30, and struck WVillianm Knowles (61), who unsuccessfullvy tried to avoid the car, which was travelling slowly. He was conveyed h' tne and brought .to the Adelaide Hospital on July 2. He died on July 2L -The inque~it was.:-,ield-' ,thi- morninr, The coroner (Dr. W. Ranmsay Smith found that Knowles met his death fror hydrostatic pneumonia followin~g fracture of the spine caused by being struck by a motor lorry when attem:npt irng to cross the road in front of it. Mr. H. A. Shierlaw watched proceed ings on behalf of Albert John Rosentha'i the driver of the lorry.
Unreported City Incident [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
Unreported City Incident Scene--King William street, with tall policeman, and a httle girl crying terribly. "Are you lost, my dear?" asked the policeman. "Y--y-es," howled the child. "Well, why didn't you keep hold of your mummie's skirts?" "B-b-because I-I-I couldn't reach them!" * * « There is a beautiful country road in ithe hills adjacent to one of the capi tal cities of the Commonwcaltli where holida: makers flock when in search of scenic solitude. Has aryone noticed when miles from any habitation a cleared and fenced block of land with an old gum tree in the centre, to !which is nailed the notice-"Land for Sale. Apply within?" F * 4
Young Straphanger [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
Y oung Straphanger I SA young Adelaide hopeful of some three summers was having a great ,'ame with himself on the front veran dah, hlolding on to the loop of the blind cord and swinging himself vio lently backwards and forwards. Questioned as to the nature of the game, he replied, "I'se just having a wide on a twamin."
VICTORIA'S UNEMPLOYED Government Tackle Problem MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
VICTORIA'S UNEMPLOYED iovernment.Tackle Problem MELBOURNE, Today. The problem of employing the large number of pepple out of work in Vic toria has been taken by the Govern ment. Twenty-five men left for Oipps land by the early train today, and an oilier batch of 50 will depart this after non. The Minister for Public Works stated today that if the whole of the £182,000 from the Federal and State Govern ments for developmental works is available about 500 men will be em ployed for a year.
DUNTROON COLLEGE Military Favors Retention MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
DUNTROON COLLEGE Military Favors Retention MELBOURNE, Today. Army headquarters and mrnilitary offil cers of the permanent forces generally are strongly of the opinion that the Duntroon Military College should be re tained. The suggested concentration at Jervis Bay of the educational activities of the naval and military colleges is not favored by those who have enquired in to the circumstances, although Liewu. Cen. "ir Harry Chauvel has suggested that the question of the amalgamation of the colleges on another site is worthy of consideration. The proposal to train cadets abroad was condemned also on the ground that it would cause parents considerable 'ex pense. It appears certain that ?ho Federal Governmept will be Content to carry on Duntroon College on a reduced basis until after the Imperial Confe rence, when a forward move in the scheme for the defence of the Common wealth may be expected. A. scheme exists on paper which was largely drawn up by Sir Brudenell Wbhite.
FOR SLEEPY EYES WHAT TIGER THOUGHT ABOUT CHRISTMAS DINNER [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
WHAT TIGER THOUGHT" ABOUT CHRISTMAS DINE R No: Tiger did not come from a& jungle. He is only a cat with a very fine coat, who came to the fatrm to live when he was a little kitten. Tiger had never seen a cow, and when he ran through the bain one day and Mime. Cow mooed he tumbled completely over. he was so scared. Then when he was walking later in the barnyard and old Mr. Gobbler spread his wings and dragged his tail and gobbled, Tiger ga.ve such a jump that -he lost his footing and slid into a mud puddle. And it was then that Ned Dog took Tiger under his protection. '"I do not like kittens as a rule," said. Ned, "but you seem to be a good sort and not given to playing tricks and bother. ing mne as other kittens have dono. "Now, if you will listen to me and not go chasing your tail and jumping about like a crazy cat I will teach you things that will make you worth something around here. This is a good place to live, but we need a mouse ,etcher, not a 'cat that plays with its...
VISITING ARTIST Mr. Bryant Likes Our Coasts [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
VISITING ARTIST Mr. Bryant Likes Our Coasts '" am of opinion that AustralI?in coasts are not lacking in atmospherea" dela-,d ?,Ir. Charles Bryant, ltO.I., the well-L.nown Sydney artist, who has just returned to Australia after an absenco of 14 years. Mr. Bryant said he had come to this conclusion after witnessing the coast lines from steamers. Mr. Bryant, who receiovd his educa tion at the Sydney Grammar School, left Australia for England in 1908, and worked under the famous English art ist Hassel. He has been devoting his studies to war and marine work, and during the time he was attached to the A.I.F. as official artist on the Western front, he painted pictures for the Aus tralian War Museum and Imperial War Museum.
LINDSAY PICTURES Mr. Ashton Praises Them [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
LINDSAY' PICTURES .Mr. Ashton Praises Them. "'I think Mr. Lindsay's work is ad mirabloe from an artistic point of view. Perhaps he oversteps thbo mark in lear ing too much to the imagination," said Mr. J. Ashton when he was told that a Sydney deputation was going to pro test against the Government giving it. support to an exhibition containing Nor-. man Lindsay's pictures. "He has done a great deal for art in. Australia," he added. "'No man in the world is equal to him as a black and white artist. He would fill a fore most position as a cartoonist in Londoa or New York. As an etcher there is probably no mnan living better." "The matter of the boycott has not been broght under the notice of the Board of Governors of the South Aus tralian Art Gallery," Mr. H. XV. Mar shall, general secretary of the Publio Library, Art Gallery, and Museurim, said. '"We have one of Mr. Lindsay'a works on exhibition,"-said Mr. Marshall, 'but as you see for yourself, I don't think any exception can be tak...
GOOD ROADS AND BAD Latest Registrations [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
G(bBD ~4~W~S ~Bis~BB P~AB~ "L.atest Registrations Following is a list of the la&tet motor ve icles registerod: ?507--Mrs. Emma Antonia Reed, Johnburgh, a,6 "or-c 2Z~t-val Roy Allen, Cobdogla, 20 Flan 2,tOi--fýarold Stanley Kltttcl WhyhUa, 28 ilu-- lisha Ford, Koomiga, 20 Flanders. ZUl-J-osoph William. Elliott, Strathalbyn, gnj Irard. 13.i-Motors Limited, 26, Fltndera street 9,.V ZudeL .lu.-.Marshnll Luke Arnold, "Avoca Vale,e" ilurnisld 23.4 Hudson, i214-Albort Eduard Irelrnd, elamoro ter racc. Kllkenny, 22.5 Ford, rZir,-llarrls, Scarfe. Ltd., OGwler plice, 22.5 Ford. 22516--Harris, Scarfe, Ltd., Gawler place Z,5 Ford. :27--Clarenco Dennis Trainer, Cedas ave ]ue, West Croydon, 22.5 Ford L-I'S-auline Alwine Zadow, Bakara, 225 Ford. _iS9-John Thomas Boulter. 108, Carring ton street, Adelaide, 22.5 Ford. 2520-Sarah Slatten, Yararoo, Melton, 22.5 Ford. a2521--William Albert Yard, Audley avenue, Prospect, =2.5 Ford. 5222-Richard Jones Watson, 19, Winches ter street. St. Peters, 1...
NEW RAILWAY SIGNS [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
NEW RAILWAV SIGNS More l>ib'e sign, are to be erected o: r31:w~, st:ations. Th'e department stated tii?s rmfrnifg that i striretionS have been rv.:: t,, th-,t ecIc.t. The sizes of the stgn will de)culd on the location of the sta tno, a;nd thie rsmaller signs at present in uts will remain.
BILLIARDS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — News — 26 July 1923
BILLIARDS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION. The contests for the State Championship begin on Monday, July .30. The games will he playe(d at the Palace Billiard Hall, Rundle strrct. Play will -tart at 7.30 each evening. The t1raw is fs follows: PRELI.MINARY ROUND. Monday, July 1"O--1. II. IHindes v. King Rolberts. 31-W. Matthews v. P. R. Lee. Auglst 1-C. P. Fishcr v. P. llennesscy. 2-A. Demodena v. E. S. Woolcot. 3-A. HIcarndon v. M. Bott. FIRST ROUND. Monday. Aigust C--P. J. Flannagan v. i'indes or Roberts. 7-S. H. Wilson v. Mat thews or T. Lee. S--A. J. Lee v. Fisher or hlcnnessey. 9-Demodena or Woolcot v. iearndon or Bott. THEI AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIIP. The Blue Riband of the Southern Hemni Fphere begins on Tuesday, August 28, anr e:.crh succeeding afternoon and evening until compilet ed. Rleresentatives are expected froiu Melbourne, 6ydnyey. Brisbane, Hobart, and Perth. Trophic: to be competed for are: tPate Champ)ionn~hip, climinatin!g e.onttCh., 650 up, final 1,500 up, in two sessi...
UNSEAWORTHY VESSELS SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
UNSEAWORTHY VESSELS SYDNEY, Today. The conference of maritime and in dustrial unions interested in the loss of the Sumatra adopted the following reso lution today: "That in view of the Prime Mlinister's refusal to extend the scope of the Suma tra Commiesion to enable us to placee before the public the true position with regard to the unseaworthiness of ships, this conference of maritime unions de cides to appoint a special commission to enquire into an dthoroughly investi gate the seaworthiness of vessels trad ing a nArstralian coasts, and in and out of the ports of the Commonwealth." -- -!
ON 'CHANGE THIS AFTERNOON'S SALES. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ON 'CHANGE THIS AFTERNOON'S SALES., Commonwealth Loan, 5 Per Cent., 1923--£101 7/6. Commonwealth Loan, 6 Per Cent., 1930--£103 10,. Adelaide Electric rights-6/1 (50), 6/ (odd lots). Adelaide Cement-32/. Broken Hill Proprietary-26/3. Broken Hill Proprietary-26/3. Junction-3/5½, B.H. South--13/3 (50). Mutooroo con.-5/6, 5/5, 5/4, 5/'5, 5/6, 6/,'5/10, 5/9, 5/S, 5/7. Nortb-West con.--3d. Browns Reward--1/1. Ivei Proprietary paid--l11d. Lake View and Star-2/81A. dutooroo paid--5/11. 5/10. At the conclusion of Court proceeliings at Glenclg today Mr. WVaternouse iug gested that the Courthouse should be enlarged. He did not consider th;at the dignity of the Cour could be upheld in a room barely ten feet square. lHe spoke of the difficulty of conducting , ctse when counsel was forced to stand sooulder to shoulder with the person he was examining, and everybody else had to sit round one small table. Cable messages from Londnon state that the Corport tion of the City of London has decided to c...
IMPERIAL CONFERENCE Mr. Charlton Objects To It DISINTEGRATING THE EMPIRE MELBOURNE, today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
IMPERIAL CONFERENCE Mr. Charlton Objects To It )ISINTEGRATING THE EMPIRE MELBOURNE, today. Labor's attitude toward the forth cominig Imperial and economic confer ences was explained clearly and dls. passionately by Mr. Charlton. Leader of the party. in the House of Repre sentatives today. M;r. Charlton laid particular empha sis on the relations of the self-g' ern ing Dominions with Great Britain an.l vjpon the danger of adopting any pr'o ifnsals that might endanger the peace cf the world. It would be of no ad vantage to Australia, he thought, to, appoint a Minister to represent Aus. tralia in the Empire Parliament. AERIAL AND SUBMARINE. "We should not spend any money roulside Australia on defence," said Mr. Charlton when criticisin~ the defence proposals of the Singapore )ts, "Aus tralia munst have some form of defence under existing circ'tirfn 't; ,i..-es, rnI I believe that the best would be aerial and submarine forces. 'Th,'1 policy of the Labor Party is to liromote world peace, ...