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CHILD'S MAINTENANCE Father In Arrears [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CHILD'S MAINTENANCE • Father In Arrears Two Ymonths' imprisonment was ir posed by Mir. L. H. Haslam, S.M., In the Adelaide Police Court this morn fng upon .Herbert E. Hughes. who 'did not appear;. - The `char? agaainst Hughes was that he had--failtel to comply with an order ,tiade against him for the maintenarice of his child. :NMr. C. 1J. Philcox, "o the State Chii. dren'S Department, told the Court. that _ughes .had .been - ordered -on May. -7, 21,:'tOP'pay'107 a week for his 'child's ·support, :and was now £ll- behind in his p.aynme.nts. - -
WORLD'S COTTON SHORTAGE An American Decrease [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
WORLD'S COTTON SIHORTAGIE An American Decrease Under date February 10, '"The Boston Transcript" carries a review of the cotton industry. It says: Wcerld stocks of cotton will have' been depleted to an "abnormally low total" by August if the present rate of consumption continues, according to a summary of pro duction and consumption by the Com merce Department. The indicated carry over August 1, 1923, sill amount to 2,775,000 bales of American and 6,621,000 bales of all kindo of cotton, whereas the carry-over last August was 5,123,000 bales of American and 9,536,000 bales of all kinds. This season's production of 9,964,000 bales of American and 17,664,000 bales of all kinds of cotton, with the carry-over of last August, the report states, gave a total supply for 1922-23 of 15,087,000 bales of American and 27,200,000 bales of' all kinds. Consumption for 1922-23 is esti mated at 12,312,000 bales of American and 20,579,000 bales or all kinds of cotton, reducing the stocks of American co...
INDUSTRIAL COURT Labor Criticised MR. BRIGHT'S APPOINTMENT [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
INDUSTRIAL COURT Labor Criticised -4--- MR. BRIGHT'S APPOINTMENT The appointment of Mr. T. R. Bright as Deputy President of the Industrial Court owing to. the absence of Dr. Jethro Brown, is taken exception to by Mr. T. P. Howard, sccretatry of the Trades and lAbor Council. "It is the opinion in Labor circles that a younger man should be given thl' post." said Mr. Howard. "'When the Trades and uIahor Council decided to, ask for a revision of tiue ba:tsic wage its members were un. dct the impression that ia younger judge would Ihe appointed to take the case. On learning that it was not the intention nf the Government to give the ,positoin to a judge, we were con sider;aily disappointed. but we were doIulylv disappointed when we learnt th;it Mr. Bright was to be given the j!b."
BATTERED MAN IN COURT Early Morning Episode [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
BATTERED MAN IN COURT Early Morning Episode When James Laurence Connell was arraigned before the Adelaide Police Court today to answer charges of drunkenness and resisting arrest he told the justices, Messrs. A. R. Bushell and R. Tonkin, that one of the arresting constables had committed an unpro voked attack upon him. Connell had a black eye, a gasu.un der the chin; and several facial abra sions. He was arrested in the "east park lands at 1 o'clock this morning by Plainclothes-Constables Williamson aind White. Both officers stated in evi dence that Connell was drunk, and that when being escorted to the City ,Watchhouse he wrenched himself free, ran about 10 yards, and fell face down ward with Constable WVhite on top of him. Connell denied both charges. He said he was walking to his home at Nor wood after having attended a large gathering. When going through the park he was stopped by the police offi cers, who questioned him concerning his movements at that hour of the night. I-te a...
FROM CHORUS TO COMMONS Third Woman Legislator [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
FROM CHORUS TO COMMONS Third Woman Legislator Capt Hilton Philipson, the Conserva tive member for Berwick in the House of Commons, was unseated on petition, and his wife decided to contest the Sseat when a fresh election occurred. Mrs. Hilton Philipson was formerly Miss Mabel Russell, a chorus girl of great popularity, and she topped the poll with a nmajority of more than 6,000 votes. The English papers, writing of her victory, are culogistic regarding her electioneering campaign. "T'he Times" said:-"It had been generally anticipated that Mrs. Philip son would win the Berwvick seat, but even her warmest supporters had not expected that her majoritcy would be so large. The speakers who helped her in her campaign were much impressed with the vigorous way in which she fought the battle, her ready wit in dealing with interruptions, and the number of meetings that she succeeded in addressing in one of the most diffi cult constituencies in the country. Un doubtedly she received a great nu...
ARMENIAN RELIEF FUND [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ARMENIAN RELIEF FUND SThe firct returns of the six-daY-rfTorit for-£6Ki for the Armenian Relie FIund chow £o10f ro.ceivcdr . 'Paraccimbe ln.:cli A'rmcnia:' rc""n mittee snt in C£2S 4/9 a:i its first instalment. Contribut'o,' m "i be sent to hoil. treasurer Brig.-Gen. S, Price Weir, Stow Chambers.
COAL CRISIS How This State Faced It [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
COAL CRISIS How This State Faced It When the present coal crisis arose the Adelaide Chamber of Mlanufactures called a meeting of coal users in the mnctropolitan area. This meeting formncI a commnittee. consisting of ?ressrs. S. Perry (chairman). M. Safe (Australian Glass Company), F. T~. Wheadon (Electric Supply Company), G. M. O'Dea (Gas Company), A. N. Day (Chairmnan Supply and Tender Thoard), ,W. G. T. Goodman (Manaetr Tramways Trust). assisted by Mr. V'asey (manager McIlwraith & Mc Eacharn), H. J. Day (secretary Supply and Tender Board). and H. WYinter bottom (secretary Chamber of lfanu factures). 'This body had no power to control stocks of coal, but endeavored to main tain supplies and distribute to users of coal. It has been successful to the extent that public utilities and manu facturers have been able to keep going, with the eXCeption of the Aus tralian Glass Company. The latter wa~s not able to be supplied with coal with sufficient gas properties to work its plant...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ADVANCE, PORT ADELAIDE MANY IMPROVEMENTS MADE Council and Harbors Board Move For years the roads leading t~o the principal wharfs at Port Adelaide have been in a deplorable state, but now steps are being taken to remedy nmat ters. The difficulty in the past has has arisen through the Port City Coun cil having insufficient funds, owing to losing the revenue from riating on wharfs wheni the Harbors B3oard took over the waterfront. The chief work in hand at present i. the wood-blockilg of Divett Mtreet for a width oif 24 ft. from Comimercial road to Todd st. The former metalled road here w?a in had order, havliig many holes and ruts. When Divett. street is completed the blocking will be carried into Todd street as far as Robin son's Bridge, there meeting the stone setts laid l-st year in Fussell street. NoL 1 Quay will then be connected with the Port road by continuous read ways surfaced int an up-to-date manner atnd capable of bearing heavy load8s, with a minimum of effort on the part...
COMPICATED WILL Young Estate Judgment [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CONMPICATED WILL Young Estate Judgment The Chief Ju,.tico (Slr George Mur ray) in the Ci'il Court today gave judgmTcnt in a will 'a:... The IExtcutor Trustee & Agency Company, executors of the estate of the late Horace Giorge Young. had ikted for the determination of certain questions that had arisen in connection with the will of the deceased. T'hat w"ill was made on April 26, 1921, and by it he bequeathed all his South Aus traliar, estate to his wife, Adeline Young, a'nd his property in England, known as Hare Hatch, was left upon tru-t fcc his son, Horace Howard Toung, to be let from year to year urntil the son reached 21 years. All his estate not otherwise disposed of he left in trust 1cor all his children upon attain ing 21. (,or l'prev\ious marriage if daugh tkrs, in equal parts. The testator was survived by his wife and four children, the eldest of whom, liori·ce Howard Young, was 15 years of t'-c. 'iT,: doubts upon which the trustee ougl. ;advi'ice arose from certain ...
"LET US PRAY" RELIGION IN PARLIAMENT Sir Richard Butler Sceptical [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
"LET US PRAY" RELIGION IN PARLIAMENT Sir Richard Butler Sceptical When Sir Richard Butler, Speaker of the Hiouse of Assembly, was asked this morning to express an opinion on prayer meetings for members of the House he looked surprised. Hie was told that since 1832 such meetings had becn held from time to time in the Commons, and that every Tuesday about a dozen members met in the room of the SCergent-.'t-Arms for free p!rayer, Bible reading, and a short exposition. The attendance was about one in fifty members. "This is news to me," said the Speaker. "To make recommendations on that score is not in my province. Personally. I don't think it would work in Adelaide. We might not be able to get enough members to attend to make it worth while. The men who profess the mo-t are not always the best. Anyhow. it is essentially a matter for the members themselves. If they want prayeri meetings there is nothing to prevent them having them." Sir Richard then wanted to Iknow why some members had ...
BASEBALL LAST SATURDAY'S RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
BASEBALL ,: • LAST SATURDAY'S RESULTS, Ramblers, 6, v. Y.M.C.a., 3. Goodwood, S, v. West Torrens, 8. East 'l'orrens, 3, v. Sturt, 2. Millswood, 4,. v. University, 3, Three good games were played last Satur day. Ramblers, 6, narrowly defeated Y.M.C.A., 8. L. I-Hayter pitched ;a strong game for Y.M.C.A., having 1i strike-outs. Final scores would have been different had the fielders given Les more support. Never mind, Les, stick it out. Millswood turned the tables on University by reversing their defeat of 13 to 5 in the first round. They beat the students by 4 to 3 after a good.game. Sturt were beaten by East Torrens on the Adelaide Ovhl by 5 to 2. Goodwood, by fine fielding, prevented Weet Torirens from scoring, while they batted strongly, scoring S runs. As a result of these games East Torrees displaced Sturts from second position, while Goodwood, with a slight lead in percentage, are in front of Sturt. S1illswood, by their win over 'Varsity, step up one, leaving Y.M.C.A.. in the ho...
RUSSIA AND JAPAN CONFERENCE CLOSED Home plots & houses colm wth bk SHANGHAI, July 26. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CONFERENCE CLOSED Home plots.& houses colm wth bk (REUTER'S.) SHKANGIAI-, July 26. The fact th'at at. yesterday's Russo Japanese conversati,;s a.nd discus sions regarding N ikolaevsk were abandoned and other questions, such as debts recognition and ,Saghalien, were not taeken up is regarded as fore shadowing an early conclusion of the preliminary pourparlers, after which the delegates are expected to draw up a memorandum on . the respective opinions for sibmission to the Govern ments. Apparently little of concrete value has resulted from the. conversations, which have been merely an exchange of opinions and. not intended to reach definite conclusions. Mr. Jrffe; Soviet representative, it is i' moired, has been succeeded by Vlce-hMinister Kara Khan, but the rumor has not been confirmed. It is believed that owing to Joffe's ill health Kara Khan may take over the Soviet representation in the Far East, when he would be the obvious spokes man of the Soviet ih. formal confE rence ...
STAGE AND SHADOW SHOW Pavilion Theatre [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
STAGE AND SHADOW SHOW Pavilion Theatre "The Danger Point," showing at the Pay. to-day, presnts a problem. If a man loves a girl and she leaves her husband of her own accord should he follow or stay behind? included in the now programme is a Westcrn drama, comedy, and gavc tte. Prison Punishment Criticised A rpicture advocating prison reform is "Bositon Fackie," to be seen at the Wondergraph next week. William RPussell, Fox star, appears in the title role, and :Eva Novak. does her share toward keeping the thread of romance intact. 'The performance of a dog in the story is noteworthy. The water-cross form of prison punishment is severely criticised for its cruelty. Torture was effected by tying a man upright against a wall with arms outstret:hed and turning on a high-pressure hose, striking the man in the stomach. Mob Injures Screen Actor That a mob is a mob even if it is.a screen mob was proved recently during! the filming in HIollywood of "rThei ,Little Church Around the Corner,"' s...
GOVERNMENT'S POLICY Views Of The Parties [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
GOVERNMENT'S POLIJY Views Of The Parties -4---~ "It is not what is contained in the Governor's Speech. but rather what has been left out," said Mr. F. F. Ward (secretary of the South Australian Iabor Party) this morning, comment ing on the Government's policy for the present sessicon. "This is the last session of this Par liament, and it looks as though Sir "ienry Barwell has plenty of window dressing but little stock in the shop. This policy deals only with domestic matters that ahy type of Government would necessarily have to handle. It would seem that the Cabinet, although a Conservative hody, has put some check on the Premier's extreme conser vative and reactionary ideas. "No mention is made, for instance, of Sir H-Ienry's desire to introduce colored labor into Australia. "There is reference to the conference between the State Premiers and the .Prime Cinister concerning arbitration. Finality not having yet Ibeen reached, the Labor Party realises that with only Queensland having ...
SOCIAL CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
SOCIAL CALENDAR July 28.-Tattersalls Races. July 2S.-College Football Match-Adclaide Oval, July 28.-8 p.m., Adelaide lepertory Theatre-"Loyalties," V:ictoria Hall. July 30.-3 p.m., Concert for Parish Hall, W'elkerv?llo flail. July 31.-- p.m., Young MPatrons' Dance, 'alais Royal. July ,1.-8 p.m., Norwood Football Club Ball, Norwood Town Hall. July 31.-Sale of Toys, Soldiers' Shop,! Charles street. August I.-N.C.W,., Prof. Darnley Navlor's/ Lecture, Rechabite HIall. August 2.-Royal S.A. Yacht Squadron Ball, .Palals Royal. August 3.--8.45 p.m., Committee Dance, i ,Osborne Hall.
WOMAN'S WORLD THINGS TO FORGET Mind Your Own Business [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
THINGS TO FORGET 1 Mind Your Own Business There is neve arny good reason why you should tell anynoe the least bit more about your own personal affaiars than you -ish to. It is a .good plan if young men and women learn that at the out set of thei busriness or social careers, for they are bound to meet people who are pumpers by nature. FINANCIAL CURIOSITY. Some people have a sort of m.aniar for learning the financial affairs of their as sociates. They are not content until they know the apporximate income of eah of tcheir neighbors. If you rent your house they manage to find out how much rent you pay and if you own it they find out sooner or later how much you paid for the house, If you have any sort of a fortune they like t konow what it. amounts to and how it is invested so they can make their record of your finan clal condition quite complete. There are other people who make a hobby of collecting facts concerning the ages of their friends and associates. They never forget an age on...
Monarch Poplar Tree Passes From Botanic Gardens Domain [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
MIonarch Poplar Tree Passes From Botanic Gardens Domain Adelaide recently lost a monarch. No fuss was made. Flags were not flown at' half-mast, and there was no ceremonial at the Cathedral. Thena tion will. not mourn his loss, but he will be missed by many frequenters of the Botanic Gardens, where for years he reigned. At the edge of the lawn north of the deosk the old monarch spread his lofty, sweeping boughs. As the years swept ..by the veteran became more feeble until he became a source of possible danger to his admirers. A strong wind might cause his- downfall, with disastrous results. So after 60 years of uninterrupted reign King Poplar was doomed to the axe. All that remains now are the stout old trunk and.L several lopped-off portions of what was once 'his tall and robust frame. Although nearly "4 ft. in diameter, the trunk. ' ft. from the ground,, was a. shell with a protection of only .5 in. of solid wood all round. Towering 90 ft. into the air, with' a hollow base extendin...
Late Shipping MELBOURNE SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
Late Shipping MELBOURNE SHTPPING. Arrived today--.anadina Travelle, from Van rouver; Roxen, from San Francisco; Manton Hall ,from New Zeailand. Projecte I Depanrtlrei-- uva for FPij; Port Darwin for Alexanldrina, Antwerp, Londan, and Liverpool. Departing tomorrow--Z3eaLsdia for Sydney; Spain Maru for Japan.
LATE SPORTING FOOTBALL. VICKERS CANNOT PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
LATE SPORTING -4 FOOTBALL. VICKERS CANNOT PLAY. Vickers, the South centre man, announced to-day that he would not be able to play for the blue-and-whites against Port at Alberton tomorrow owing to illness. Norwood v. West (Hindmarsh Oval).-Nor wood-Errington (capt.), ClaDson (vice-capt.), Cave, Eglinton, Gearea. Geary, Grantley, Heylon, Hodeman, R. B. Johnson, R. J. Johnson, E. Johnson, Leahy, Pool, Plunkett, Potter Selth, Symonds, Tobin, Whitfield, Wcgner. MELBOURNE, Today. Keen interest is being displayed in the Mooney Valley meeting tomorrow in view of the fact that it is a dress rehearsal for the big contests over obstacles at the Caul field carnival. In the Iindsay Gordon Steeplechase Haoma. has ouly 5 bIt. more than t.e won with at Moone Valley on June 30. but it brings his eight to 12 st. 8 lb. CoolpDort received 32 lb. from Haoma in the Grand National Steeplechase. There will be 26 lb. between them tomorrow. Selections: 1.,C (Adelaide time)--cellibrand Hurdle. LOJA or NIEPE....