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MORE BLOODSHED GOVERNMENT STERNLY REPRESSIVE. SEVERE FORM OF MARTIAL LAW LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
MORE BLOODSHED GOVERNMENT STERNLY. RE PRESSIVE. SEVERE FORM OP MARTIAL LAAV LONDON, Sunday. 'Che Times correspondent at Amster nam says that further bloodshed' is report-wi. to have occurred ill Berlin on February 2» Repressive measures have been intensified by the Govern ment , and seven Berlin districts are under the most severe martial law. 'Soldiers are breaking up even the .smallest meetings. Private- political discussions are forbidden. All work ers have been ordered to return to work on Monday under threat of military penalties. It appears that the only barricade was an overturned tram. The mob panicked "when iti was charged by the mounted, police with sabres- Some who could not escape the sabres fired revolvers. Scheidemann and Ebert have con ferred with the Government without result. They 'subsequently conferred' with) Hertling and. Walraff (Home Sec retary). All parties except the Socialists oppose a plenary meeting of the ?Reichstag, fearing that the propagan da may aSect...
MORE STRIKES LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
IWQ^E STRIKES LONDON, Sunday. Renter's correspondent at Amster dam states,/ that the Hamburger I'remdenblat'li says that strikes have broken out7 at Aeil and big industrial works at/ Lubeck. Other. German pap ers report that the strikes have ended/at Cologne, Cassel, Breslau, Leipzig and Ludwigshafen, but have extended al Bresden. Troops pre vented a demonstration before the Royal Palace" at Munich, and arretted a number of Bavarian strike leaders.
LONDON GOSSIP. Positions Reversed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
LONDON GOSSIP. Positions Reversed. A rich Government contractor was some friends at a West $n&lt;d restaurant; the other day, and th» iVili was presented by a very elderly waiter, who lingered in customaey fashion for his tip. The host, fixing his eye on him, said quietly - "If I rewarded you as you rewarded me for extra services twenty years ago, 1 should ghe you nothing. My name is -Perhaps you've forgotten it. But 1 don't bear malice" - and handed him a liberal douceur. The waiter was too confused to gay any thing, and slunk away. "I was once that's man's groom," said the con tractor to his friends. "His invar iable remark wheA I did anything: for him outside my proper duties was, 'I'll remember you at Christmas' but he never did. By the look o£ his face just now- I think he wished ?he had.
BERLIN IN HANDS OF MILITARY WHOLESALE ARRESTS. (Published, in The Times). LONDON, Saturday/ [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
BEHL5N IN HANDS OF plLiTABY WHOLESALE APj/reSTS. (Published, in Thy* Times). LONDON/;, Saturdiv The situation in G/ermany is ob scure owing to the mi/'.itarv authori ties' increasing rigor. / When. liaase (called and informed JtW Chancgllor that the arrest o' IHffctuian was the worst possible rr.isEaWe, Ilertling re plied that he w-as p/owerless, because Berlin was entirely i'm military, hands. Tile Socialists n/ews papers accuse the military authori/ties of compelling the publication of 'false news. The Strassbiirger Post Ideclares that Ber lin la-.ers arc notj allowed to refer to the political I character of 1 the strikes. J Communication / between the Prov inces and Berlin/ is difficult, though it is known that I the transport work ers have not stjfuck. "The Socialist I journal Vorwaerts again warns theI Government against violence, while tile Conservative news papers exhort strong action against the strikers. | Wholesale arre/sts continae. The Yorwaertfl reports that the gen ora...
A Nobleman's Romance. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
A Nobleman's Romance. Ccfrta'in aristocratic 'dovecots are | just now agitated, concerning tbs 6n- ' gagement of an elderly nobleman to Iris young lady secretary, whom lie has employed since; ids connect/ion with M-ar work^ The lady is twenty- , two, aD:d the nobleman's daughter, who has hitherto presided over her father's household and looked after many o* his business affairs, ia thirty Everybody is wondering whether the daughter will give up her position to her youthful stepmother. As thefor . a strong. will- and much t©m- i !«)r, trouble is anticipated. ,'
Why [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
Why Speculation is rife as to the i'eal motive which induced a wealthy Ger man ta place; his spacious audi well equipped mansion at the disposal' ot the authorities.. It seems he matlsJ it it condition of the surrender of his property that he should store a con siderable number of trunks and cases in the basement of the dwelling, the padlocks of which should be sealed with his own signet. Owing f0 re cently discovered TLun. plots, people are inquisitive' enough to ask > 'What do the cellars contain ?'
What Will Happen? [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
What Will Happen? A curious story is interesting the female portion of a sooietv circle. By the will of an eccentric wealthy nr&lt;a&lt;n lately deceased, protege of his comcs into a big fortune, providing he marries within, a certain; time, young is at the front, and the qnes. tion is what will happen if lie is unable to fulfil the conditions. 3Ie&lt;iu while the rumor is that he has been invalided home, and the marriageable ladies of the aforesaid' circle are in a flutter of excitement.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
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DESTRUCTION OF WEEVIL. THE USE OF. STEAM HEAT. SATISFACTORY RESULTS. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
DESTRUCTION OF WEEVIL. THE USE OF. STEAM HEAT. SATISFACTORY EESULTS. ADELAIDE, Sunday. i Some time ago the Government ap pointed a Wheat Weevil Committee, with Dr. W. A. Har greaves, the Dir ector of Chemistry, as Chairman. A "machine has heen designed by him and two assistants, Messrs. Winter bottom and Sexton. Steam heat is used for thei destruction of avesvil ana ' other insect pests with their eggs and larvae. The wheat is not injured in the process for either milling or bak ing purposes. One machine at Port i Adelaide has come fully up to expec tations. Wheat which was alive with ' weevil was put in and came out six , or seven minutes later with all the 'insect life destroyed. j The Treasurer (Sir Richard Butler) and Mr. Blundell are much impressed '.with the invention, and two more j .machines are* being constructed for i the country centres. The Govern; ianent has? applied for the patent ! rights.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
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HUSBANDS. WARY BUT EASILY CAUGHT: OF MANY VARIETIES, GOOD OR BAD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
I | HUSBANDS. ?WARY. BUT EASILY CAUGHT: OF MANY VARIETIES, GOOD OR BAD. Husbands'are the natural product of most civilized countries. They are plentiful in,most of the United States of America, being- scarcest in Utah and Massachusetts, where each lady owns but a fraction of a husband, or none at- all. Those owning no more than a morbid interest of a husband are called old maids. Although the best husbands in this country are acknowledged by experts '? to be indigenous to the soil, those com- j manding the highest market, prices are j the imported varieties, because of their' , expensive labels. The- Urown brand .brings the large."!, figure. j The husband is a wary am! elusive J animal. Hoeing lor safely at ih,- first noise like a skirl. I&lt;> his lair in clubs, oflices, and other remote caves of his habitat; but he may be cajoled forth by an appearance of indifference; on the part of the trapper, as his curiosity, can always^ be^tci)hsV'drby : ihe"" samir creature who c...
PORT PIRIE NATIONALIST CANDIDATES. MESSRS. JACKSON AND COLE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
PORT P1RIE NATIONALIST CANDIDATES. MESSRS: JACKSON AND COLE. Tlie Commissioner of Crown Lands (Hon. H. Jackson) and .Mr. SV. J. C. Cole,, arrived in the town on Saturday. During: the evening an in formal gathering of their supporters was held. The present political situa tion was discussed, and it'was' unani mously decided to request Messrs. Jackson and Cole to again contest this district. The meeting expressed its entire confidence in the candidates, and promised to do all in its power to se cure their return. A formal meeting will he held on Tuesday evening next in the Barrier Hotel to - form a committee, elect officers, and to arrauge 'for a vigorous election campaign. .
BRISK SHIPBUILDING. 186,809 TONS IN 13 DAYS. WAR NAMES REPLACE CLASSIC [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
BRISK^SHIPBUSLDING. 186,809 TONS IN 13 DAYS. WAR NAMES REPLACE CLASSIC Between October 18 and November !, i ft 17. shipbuilders in all parts of the world except /Australia turned out either steam or sailing vessels, the | number of hew entries in Lloyd's sup plement to the: "Register of Ship ping" for that period being 76, with a total tonnage of 186,809. These figures give a fair idea- of what enormous pressure is being introduced in shipbuilding centres. The propor tion of steel ships is very favourable, the British yards easily leading in the output. ( Judging bv the figures ,-ivon in connection with the steel ships, it is apparent that the standardied ship is well underway, there being several of similar dimensions on the. list. The 'Canadian yards, which some time ago made arrangements for the build ing of a I'iCfS eat.of auxiliary sehoon ors are well repreented in th? Inte^tr supplement which has reached Sydney. All the schooners are built, of wood and of varying tonnage, the ...
LEAD DROPPED ON FOOT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 4 February 1918
LEAD DROPPED ON FOOT. ' Mr. E. S. Markham, a driver em- . ployed by Mallyor.s; Ltd., sustained an injury to his foot 011 Friday after noon. He. was enga.^ed in connection with' the loading of lead at the Pro prietary Wharf and a piece of the metal fell on his instep. The ^ injury was treated at the First-aid Station at the Works, and 'Mr." Marlchara was afterwards ..conveyed in a c-ab to his home in Sccond street. Island.