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DOMINION PREFERENCE Petition To Conference MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
DOMIINION PREFERENCE Petition To Conference MELBOURNE, Today. As the result of the activity of the Empire Development Union a petitiin will be presented by Mr. B13ruce, Prime MIinister, to the Imperial Economic Con ference next October appealing for pre ferential treatment of Dominion 1ro ducts. Sir. G. Ryrie, Australian president ofI the union, stated that gatherings of pro ducers and manufacturers' assj:iations held recently in Melbourne and Sydney and by the union had decided on this course of action. At a conference held recently in Mel bourne between representatives of the union and Mr. Bruce, the Prime Minister agr-eed to present the appeal to the con ference and support it in every way. The Prime Minister said that the petition would strengthen his hands in urging greater reciprocity between Great Britain and the Dominions.
ST. PETERS LINE [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ST. PETERS LINE It has been decided to continue the St. Peters car line along IHarrow road and up Sixthl avenue, a course which has been advocatcd for many years. The ~ingle track in IFourth avenue will be takeln up. At the St. Peters Council meeting last night a letter from the Munlcipal Tram ways Trust stated the ?uork would be done.
BOXING Fred Segar's Engagements [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
BOXING Fred Segar's Engagements At BDroker Hill tomorrow night Pred Se'ar1 will meet Ohris Jordan. The winner will be matched with Jack Josephs on Saturday, Au.ust\ 11. The contest between Segar and Nugent last Saturday drew a record hiuse (£224) for the Barrier. On Saturday. August 4, "Pud" Segar will clash with Wally Bourke, and Eugene Volaire will meet the winner. - - -- t
TO-DAY'S PRICES [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
TO-DAY'S PRICES The Retail Grocers' Association of South Australia this morning announced the following selling prices for produce : EGGS--Farm, I11O; tsited No. 1, 2[; new laid gaarardeed 2[4 a dozen BUTTER--Best factory, 2/1 to 2/2; best separator, 2/. BA CON-Best rashers, I [19 lb. HAMS--Best, 2[- lb. CHEESE--Matured, /[8 lb.; semi-matured, 116 lb.
Bombshell to Customs Agents HEAVY INCREASED SECURITIES DEMANDED [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
BoMihslhell to Custos gets HEAVY INCREASED SECURITIES' IEIANBIED • - . ? , SCustoms agentt in the city and Port Adelaide received a bombsheli tinii, m,.rning in toi.A fc'rn of a cirCuiar issued by the Acting Controller of Cus toms (Mr. A. N. Threftall) announcing a new regulation in regard _to the amount of security to be given. in re: :-pict to licenses ,f agents :and sub agents. The matter is of such concern to agents that their association is taking it up, immediately with the oblject of securing some reason from the Cus-, tomns Departmnent for the regulation. "'he circular reads: Dear Sir: "Iie Comptroller-General has instructed me to invite 'our attention to ?tatutorv Rules,. 1923. No. 92, arsending Customs Reirulations 165. anI settinf out rtle anmoutt of security to be givn; by agnts in respect of their licences and the licenc-eY of sub-agents. '[he regulation, whichi canme into olperation on Ju'y 4-, tates: 1 5. Eci-h applicant for a Customs license shall give security in ac...
NO MORE WAR DEMONSTRATION WILL BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
NO MORE WAR DEMONSTRATION WILL BE HELD. Prof. J. R. Wilton, chairman of the no-more-war movement, stateg: that the committee O fthe movement has de cided that it would be impossible to postpone the demonstratiot~ in the Bo tanic Park, which has been artanged for Sunday next. The committee would gladly have met the wish of the Violet Day com mittee, but it had found it impractic able to do so this year. Prof. Darnley Naylor will take the chair at 3 o'clock.
SCHOOLBOY CRICKET Eastern Suburban Games PLAY NEXT SEASON [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
SCHOOLBOY CRICET Eastern Subhrban Ganmes -4-"- PLAY NEXT SEASON An annual cricket comDetition .is to be held this season among the public school boys in the East Torrens dis trict, and a committee has been formed to make the arrangements. The suggestion came from Mr. M. M. Cartledge (hon. secretary of the East Torrens Cricket Club), and his execu tive directed him to communicate with the lheadmasters of the schools, asking them to meet the executive in con ference. The meeting wasn held in the Norwood Town Hall early this month. Mr. J.. Drinkwater (Payncham) pre sided. and Messrs. A. Downs (Nor wood), It. Antonia (East Adelaide), E. Roesler (Rose Park), H. lrauer (Wel lington-road), and ft. Watson (Marry atville), attended. They fornmed them selves into a committee, with Mr. Brauer as secretary, to make arrange ments. Although the Burnside, Campbell town, and Magill Schools Were not re presented at the meeting, they ha~ve since notified that they will take part, This will malke nine...
New Zealand Horses for Sydney WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
New Zealand Horses for Sydney rWELLINGTON (Y.Z.). Today. ir. WV. G. Stead is sending by the Ulimraro to Sydney eight twe and three year old horses, mostly oy A surd. to sell at Sydney next month. MIr. L. G. Stead is sendinp !Royal Box, the two-year-old Tarleton, and the yearling Witness Box. -It is understood that Royal Blood will also igo over. T:very cafe in Italy kleps a bottle of c;astor oil on a shel ;l il plin view wiin which. to dose the drunken visitor or cven the saloonkeper __ h sells liQoor to drunks or minors. And tOUs. under Fascir,.. life for unrighteous ltali-u;. has becoae a succersion of castor oil ..hocks. The !dta was M.ussolini's own. and it fits in wi-h tbat brand of sarJonle hb.'ntr of which . e lis, mas.er. It runs throughOUt the systen- alivans couched in terms onsinah-~r yolito.t but which ha_? bY n foun' far amorv efttiUve Itban binod c~urallag Mate\.
COOPER'S CREEK NATIVES Dr. Basedow On Their Extinction [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
COOPER'S CREEK .NATIIVES Dr. Basedow On Their Extinction Of all the Australian aborigines thel Cooper's Creek tribe has fared the worst; yet. perhaps, the memory of thceir doings is more romantic than any of the others. Dr. H. M. Basedow's anthropological resoearches amonf the aborigines of Australia have gained him world fame. When be learnt that the last of the tribes had become extinct he said: "It was through the kindness and humane feelings of these natives that the survivors of the ill-fated Burke and Wvills expedition were succored after their hazardous trip across the con tinent and the terrible disappointmentl at not meeting the relief expedition at the famous depot on the Cooper's Creek. "One has only to read the journals of explorers to verify these statements. The principal tribces located in the area are the Yanntawanna and the -Vongkanguru. These numbered thou sands of souls a few years ago. Under commission from the State Government I medically overhauled those tribes...
Quorn's Mayor for 21 Years Holds British Empire Record [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
Quorn's Mayor for 21 Years Holds British Empire Record Mr. Robert Thompson, Mayor of Quorn, holds a British Empire record. He has been in the Mayoral chair for 21 ydars-a length of service which is believed to be unequalled anywhere, except in America. It is not because nobody else wanted the job that Mr. Thompson has held it so long. He has had to fight for it, and last election he was opposed by a strong Labor opponent. He has had two ambitions, one to see Quorn lighted with electricity, the other to see a high school In the town, and he is about to have both gratified. The electric light wvire~s are ?now being taken into the houses, and the shell of the high school builling is up. Mr. Thompson was first elected to the coun cil in 1886, and has been Mayor withouti a break for the last nine years. In the art of welcoming Governors the Mayor has probably had as much MR. R. THOMPSON. experience as anybody in the State, for he has received thm all since Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton. Mr. T...
CONSTABLE HINDERED WHILE ARRESTING MAN [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CONSTABLE HINDERED WHILE ARRESTING MAN While Constable Ellis w as taking a manc named Quinn.: to. ~, Adelaide Police Station yesterday i., riend of the arrested man attempted to .hinder. him. He caught holr of the constable's arm, and despite repeated requests de clined to let go. Another constable came on the scene, and the friend was also arrested. The sequel was the appearance of W illiam Davis in the Adelaide Police Court today, where Mr. C. H. Haslam, S.M., ordered him to pay £1 10/ for his interference.
DAVIS CUP MATCHES Australians Play Hawaii Today CONFIDENT THEY WILL WIN [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
DAVIS CUP MATCHES Australians Play Hawaii Today CONFIDENT THEY WILL WIN Keen interest will be toaken t hroughout A4ustralia in the Davis Cup matches which begin today. The Australians will play the representatives of Hawaii, and t he game wvill be continued on July 28 and 29. (UNITED SERVICE.) NEW YORK. July 26. The following, are the complete de tails of the tennis programme ar ranged: Australia plays Hawaii on July 27, 28, and 29. and the winner will play the victor of the Japan-Canada contest onl August S, 11, and 12 at Chicago. The winner of the lastnamed match plays the winner of the France-Spain contest at Boston on August 16, 17, and 18. The finals of the Davis Cup contest will be played at Forest Hills on August 31, September 1 and 3. .The J. O. Anderson J. D. Mclnnes .Aus??alians will play the National singles championship on September 10 and 15l, the National doubles on Sep :temnber 20 and 25. - - The Australian Davis Cup team is leav ing Orange. I Andersn is at his best, ...
HONEY 3,300 YEARS OLD Found in a Tomb [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
HONEY 3,300 YEARS OLD Found in a Tomb Discovery in Tutankhamen's tomb of perfumes which still retain their scent recalls the equally amazing find in 1905 of a jar of honey, still liquid and still preserving its characteristic scent after 3,300 years. This remarkable announce ment was made in a communication to the National Geographical Society by James Baikie. The honey was found in the tomb of Yua, and Thuaa, father and mother of that Queen Tyi, whose influence played so great a part in Akhenaten's religious reformation. "The tomb was intact and the objects it contained were as perfectly preserved as though they had only been shut up a few weeks before," Mr. Baikie wrote. "An observer described his sensations on en tering the place as being very much like those of a man who enters a town house which has been shut up for the summer. "Armchairs stood about, beautifully carved and decorated with gold, thej cushions on one .i them ptuffed with down and covered with linen so perfectly p...
CHINA'S GILBERTIAN NAVY Pirates and Brigands [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CHINA'S GILBERTIAN NAVY Pirates and Brigands Chinese pirates and brigands seem very much in the public eye at present. It is just an instance that, despite the clos ing network of civilisation, there still re main a.few couintries where boyish fancies come true (says. a writer in "The Cape Argus'') About two. years ago I: travelled on a river steamer from Hongkong to Canton in order to meet the leader of the Chinese rebels, Dr. Sun Yat Sen. While on board the river steamer I noticed two or three men constantly on the lookout and armed with modern rifles. These men were look ing for pirates, and at the first-sign of a junk attempting to come near would have fired without hesitation. Travel in China still has a good deal of excitement as well as romance. Rounding a bend of the river we sud denly came across several light cruisers, grey-hulled and sinister-looking, but dese crated by. a string of dirty washing strungj across the decks. "What is thatY" I asked the burly'? looking skippe...
THEFT FROM HOTEL Licensee's Room Entered YOUNG MAN SENTENCED [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
THEFL FRIO 110TEL Licensee's Room Entered YOUhNG MA SENTENCED Sydney Mint Veal (28), machinist, of 'tVakefield treet, city, peaded guity In the Adelaide Police Court today to a charge of having stolen jewellery and article of clothing from Alexander Wil l1am .Macfarlane, on July 23. He was sentenced to twelve months' imprison meat. I "I was only released from the Yatala. jStockadle a few days ago," the accused told the Court, "and since then I have been the' victim of terrible circum stances. Whilc at Yatala r received a letter from my wife stating that my child was very ill. I showed the letter to the secretary of the Prisoners' Aid Society, and he promised to help me when my sentence had expired. 'When I was released, however, he re fusd to hlp me, so I got on the drunk and tole the goods while under the in fluence of liquor. Detective-Sergeant Allchurch, who prosecuted, said that Mr. Macfarlane was on eof the licencees of Tattersall's Hotel. On July 23 accused entered his bedroom...
EGYPT AND BABYLONIA An Authentic History [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
EGYPT AND BABYLONIA An Authentic History The first volume of "The Cambridge Ancient History" published recently deals with Egypt and Babylonia down to 1580 B.C. It places within reach of the public the results of the latest discoveries treated by some of the ablest experts. Indeed, it is scarcely too much to say that:none of. this history could have been written fifty years ago, so much has come to light in recent years. Take such a point as the origin of the alphabet: The Phoenicians can no longer be credited with the invention of writing. It is, however, known that they were im porting papyrus from Egypt about 1100 B.C. . .. The old theory of an Egyptian origin (of the alphabet) is again favored owing to the remarkable characters found at the mines worked by the Egyptians in the Sinaitic Peninsula .(? c. 1600 B.C.). Or take the appearance of the horse in the East: The first positive record is in a Baby lonian tablet of about 2100 B.C., where it is described as the "ass from the Ea...
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
" LACROSSE. Port B. v. Torrecns B. (on west park lands). Port B.-Everett, McColl, Fricker,..Rogers, Davies, Barlow, Clark (2), Martin, Nadebaum, Branford, Garbett. Port Adelaide B. v. West Torrens B. Port Adelaide---Everett, Rogers, Wilson, Fricker, Davies, Clark, Clarke,' Nadebaum, Barlow, Garbett, Martin, McKoll,. Thomp son.. Torrens B v. Port B. (west park lands). West Torreno--Edge, Sim, Tamlin, Jones;Per kins .(2), Mellowsbip, Osborne, Bridgland, Thickett, Walton, Boath, Tee. North B v. Universit yB -(University). North Adelaide--Acraman, Berrilman, Cornish, Dixon, Eyres, Kitson, Langley,r Minne, McGee, Muirhead, Phillips, Shanasy, Woolas ton.
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SPECIAL TRAINS TO MORPHETTVILLE [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
SPECIAL TRAINS TO MORPHETTVILLE Inconnection with .Tattersalle Cup 'Meeting at Morphettrille tomorrow, the Railways Depart ment will run a series of special trairns from North terrace at 12.5, 12.13, 12.23, 12.32; and 12.38. On the South terrace line the usual. service will be conducted up to 12 o'clock, .and from then on trains will- run at.10-minute. intervals until 1.30. Leading a donkey on a leash, :an eccentric native of Rome took the animal with him into various shoDs until stopped by the police, but they had no power to'interfere tWith the strange pet, so tlie man was allowc.1 to go free. Stamps specially printed to commemorate the anniversar! of the 'errfdgal-Brazi'flflght last year have-brought the-Podrtiguese Go vernment quite a good, sum of -money. :The stamps -were on sale in .Lsbn?-n-or-nthree days, and were ea;erly -tbught by eollectorg