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Oh, Suzanne! [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
Oh, Suzanne! The London Lawn Tennis Association habs de cided that in connect.ion with the photogra?hing. of women players during tournamentsa, some of the ssapChots were poSitively iudecent. Mrs. W. T. Rowe, a State champion, believes steps should be taken to prevent phatographers from sitting or kneeling on the ground to take snap shots of women players. When a photo. man is married His predicament is queer, For his wife will swear he tarried O'er the photographs so clear. And she'll say, You musn't kneel dear, When the tennis you are taking, For the postures are so strange, dear, And the criticisms raking. "And though Suzanne may make hearts gladder, Hie contocrtions are erratic, So if you want her take a ladder- ' On this I'm most emphatic. So he'll take them plain and simple, Looking downward from his height, And you'll never glimpse a dimple, For they'll make them play at night.
By Choice [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
By Choice The recent spinsters' ball was a. great success, but one thing that puzzled the bachelor guests was the meaning of the letters S.B.C. on the progrumme. One near benedict asked the president to translate the hieroglyphics. "Spinsters by choice" she replied, but the sweetness of the smile extracted the sting. 0 0C 0
WEATHER IN BRIEF [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
WEATHER IIN BRIEF Mr. E. Bromley (Governlment Meteorologist) stated this morning that a disturbance is likely, and that the unsettled weather will gradually extend ever the settled areas, acconm lm)anied by rain. The official forecasts issued this morning were: South Australia.-'tnsettled weather over the western division, gradually extendiIn over the settled areas, with rain and fresh northerly winds, later veering westerly and becoming squally on the coast. Victoria.-Fine. Frosty nights. Some fogs. East to north winds. New South 'Wa:les.--IJUnsettled with rain ahng coast and on part of the tablelands, some heavy falls, Squally, strong south to south-east winds, rough on the coast. Fine inland, and frosty. Western Australia.--Further general rain from Ganoyne southwards, but improving in the - north. Westerly winds, squally and rough un coast. Queenslafnd.-Some further rain in the south-ast quarter and along the coast, chiefly, south from Townsville. South and south-east winds, squ...
NO LIBEL "Daily Herald" Gets Verdict [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
"'Daily Herald" Gets Verdict In .the acse in which Mauri&e Bern stein sued the Co-operative Printing and Publishing Company for £490 dan?iges for libel arising out of the publication of three articles in "The Daily H1erald'' the jury returned a ver dict for the defendant comrpany, The case was heard before Mr. H. K. Paine, S.M. Mr. C. J. Coventry, appeared for Bernstein, and Mr. J.i. Da"ly for thie company.
POSTAL RATES LOWER Reductions Welcomed HELP BUSINESS HOUSES [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
POSTAL RATES LOWER SReductions Welcomed HELP BUSINESS HOUSES One of the most gratifying features of the- Iederal Treasurer's B3udget. business men said this morning, was the announcement that the Govern ment has decided to reduce the rated on many classes of mail matter. The president 'of the Chamber of Commerce (Mr. W. J. Hill):--"This re duction of postage rates." said Mr. W. J. Hill (president of the Chamber of Commerce), "'will meet with tlhe appre ciation of the commercial community. We ha~ve been looking forward to a decrease in the rates, and it Is gratify ing to know that relief has come. W'e all recognise that if we get an efficient cservice we are prepared to pay a fair thing for it. It is interesting to recall the' resolutions passed at the conference of the Associated. Chambers of Com merce in Brisbane a few months ago. One expressed the o.pinion of the dele gates tlhat in view of the huge profits shown in the last accounts of the Postal Departmc-nt the time was opportun...
INTERSTATE CHAMPION Lands Renmark Courts RENMARK, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
INTERSTATE CHAMPION Lands Renmark Courts R ERNMARK, -Today. Tintra tefinis courts, which nestle among the ft-uit trees and vines on the settlements, are the finest dirt courts in the .world,. according to II. TV. Thomas. The international pjlayer is competing in the local tournament, •which is in full swIDng. So far Thomas and Richmond, ano ther notable visitor. havve -vanquished allcomers both in singles and as part ners. In the opening day Thomas won after his partner had him 5 love. . . . . . ' I M.r. Charles pRawling (71), -who has! been resident in Broken Kill for about .27 years, died at Broken Hill this morn ing. Mr..iQawling. WBs horn .dt Surtr,; and in laAer years was in' briiness as 11 meburner. He is well known in. musi cal circles. On comirg to Broken Hill he followed- the occupation of a miner until a few years ago, when he had to rest on account of ill-health. Mr;. Ramw ling was. interested .in friendly society work, and was a member of the -Burra Order of Manchester U...
OLYMPIC ROWING CREW "Cods" Championed MR. WEST IN DEFENCE [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
OLYMPIC ROWING CREW "Cods" Championed MR.. WEST IN DEFENCE That the contention of Mr. James McFarlane (coach') of the Victorian crew) that the Olympic rowing crew should be trepresentative of all the States, was cotfined to Victoria, was the opinion expressed by Mr. C. A. M. West (secretary crf the South Aust?? lftan Rowing Associatian) to The other States, he said, seemed more freely disposed. to girant bonor where honor was due, and apparently accepted the actual performances of the Murray Bridge oarsmen as the most fit ting indication as to who wer entitled to re present usAtralia. "It is purely con.ecture," he stated, "to say that a cdnibination fromn 'different' parts could qbtain esiri or b tter resuils :tan the. Murray Bridge :rew." Ti'i ier r f1tr o.f UIe interstate rsteA do not aodflal.Mr. MbCFarlaanec's ideas on this matter. "The Victorian coach ia-reported to have said that Western Australia more than held its own with South Austtralia, as the latter only won by a third o...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE Cheese 1d. 1b. Dearer EGGS CHEAPER [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE Cheese ld. lb. Dearer EGGS CHEAPER BUTTER.-The tsupply or butter is increas ing, and at the moment there is a good demand. from Western Australia for the eyportable' surplus. The distributing price Lor'chiceit q'uality butter is 1/94;: prints ÷4d. a lb. extra: best separators and dalr- 1/7. to. 1/, ' stores 1/2 to 1/5: : . :- : - EGGS.--Increased supplies. are available, and prices have declined by Id. a dozen. Fresh hen eggs (by: yall and "steamer) are now quoted at 1/6, selec?ed 1/7 to 1/8; duck, 1T to 1/8; Adelaide Infertile Egg Association ("Red Comb" brand), 2/. ,CHEESE.--Owing to the restricted offer oings of cheese, coupled with. .a brisk local demand, prices.:have -ni6ove r*in favoir of sel lers. Wholesale rates are:-Medium or large, 1/1 to I/fl%; loaf, .to 1/21; picnic, 1/2.to 1/3; matured or.semi-matured, 1/11 to 1/2%. BACON.-The market has a firmer ten dency, consequent upon the.advance.in prictsi for pigs on the hoof. The'distributing price foir pr...
"BETRAYAL OF STATE" NORTH-SOUTH RAILWAY To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
"'BETRAYAL OF STATE" NORTH-SOUTH RAILWAY S To the Editor. Mr. 'T. Langdon Parsons: The public of South Australia are thoroughly awake to the fact that the Common wealth Parliament are preparing to rob South Australia of her rights in con nection with the construction cf the N'orth-South Railway. The Price Government threw away cur vast heritage in exchange for what we had spent on it, plus a promise to build the North-South Railway. Many believers in the Northern Territory, de sparing of South Australia ever doing anything with the Northern Territory, reluctantly fell in with the transfer. Personally, I was absolutely opposed to such a. ghastly blunder. The Commonwealth Government is' how proposing to build the railwayj down to Daly Waters, but nothing is to be done from Oodnadatta. up. Is it niot only too apparent that the Com monwealth Government, backed up by a large majority of the Federal Puarlia ment. is deliberately proceeding to break faith with South Australia? Wrhat it is ...
METAL MARKET Rise In Spelter OTHER METALS FALL [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
* Rise In Spelter OTHER METALS FAL. *According to a.dvices received .by the Aus ralian .etal Exchange, the ·lndon. Metal Exchange (milddle) quotatlons fori July-26 .0a Copper, standa?rd. spot. (.al 81/6)' ~? ? 6/3. Copper, thre tmonths (fall - 716, £6f:1/.'. 'Copper.- elctrolytJc, £72 10/. SLead, soft foreign, spot (tial ?7/6), £?4:. dad. forwsaxd .(fall .2/6),: £?.?42/6. " :Spelter, spot (rise 2/6), £30 12/6. Spelter, forward (rise 2/S). £30! 7/6. Tin, standard; .. spot '(fall £1 11/3), 1 £~3 13/9. Tin, three monthsa (fall. £1 8/9.),. £184,13/9. Sli?er,: stadazrd;. cash :(uncsanged).2/6' 7-3. Silver, forward (unchnged)i -2/, 9-16?. .Silver, fine, eash (unchanged); 2/9 548. Silver, forward (unchanged), 2/9. ."P o
MASONIC LODGE ENTERPRISE New Temple in Adelaide [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
MIISONIC LODGE ENTERPRISE New Temple in Adelaide Messrs. J. Quinton Bruce and W. H. Harral have completed plans for the erection of.a Masonic temple on North terrace, Adelaide. The construction of the property will be commenced early next year. It w?ill be one of the largest and most handsome of its kind in Australia, and its cost will amount to nearly £100.000. The structure will rise 100 ft. above footpath level, and the facade will have a width of 130 ft. The front.por tion of the building will comprise five storeys and a basement, and in, the latter will be a restaurant and banquet ing rooms. The ground floor will con tain executive offices, reading and bil liard rooms, and a Hall of Fame. which will be encircled by a balcony to a :height of two storeys. On the first floor will be suites of professional offices, while on the second bedrooms will be constructed for the use of visit ing members, an d there will be other rooms on the third and fourth floors. The top of the building...
CAPTAIN DIES AT SEA Mate Brings Ship to Port [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
CAPTAIN DIES AT SEA -4---- Mate Brings Ship to Port While the Ellerman-Hall liner Mer ton Hall was six days out crcssing the Indian Ocean on her voyage from New TYork to Australia the captain died. Capt. Charles Gregory, who hailed from Liscard. Cheshire, had been suf fering from gastritis for some time, and in the last year had been twice I in hospital. On the evening of June 26 he was lying on the settee in his stateroom when he had a heart seizure The Late Capt. Chas. Gregory and expired suddenly at 1.30 p.m. He was 52 years old, and left a widow in England. In bright sunshine the following morning the vessel was stopped, and the body of the captain committed to the deep, the last rites being per formed by Chief Officer Jones. who took command of the vessel. Most of the crew were Calcutta lascars, and, dressed in their best clothes, they assembled at the ship's side to pay their last respects to the late comman der. No work was done on the ship for the remainder of the day.
ARMY NURSES' FUND [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ARMY NURSES' FUND The president ('Mrs. C. R. J. Glover) and commnittee have issued invitations to the annual meeting of the Army Nurses' Fund in the Lord Mayor's Par lor :e t Tuesday afternoon. Lady Bridges will preside, and the speakers will be Mesdames A. K. Goode, C. R. Morris. C. RI. J.. Glover. and the Lady Miayoress Mrs. Lewis Cohen),
AFTER SIX YEARS [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
AFTER SIX YEARS Children from the Parkside, Glen Os mnond, and HIighgate Schools,' with school ?bands, assembled this morning on the site of the old Pa.rkside horse car tram depot, which has oeen leased to the Unley City Council for transformation into a playground for children. The Mayor of Unley (Mr. A. E:. Morris) said that the council had been strong since 1917 for the site. which had then been promised them by the Vaughan Government. It was owing to the energies of ex Mayor Langham and the Unley Coun cil that the ground was reserved for a playground. A month ago the coun cil finalised the agreement which gave them a 21 years' lease with a right of renewal. Parkside School were al lotted the front and southern side. Highgate the rear, and Glen Osmond the northern boundary to plant trees. Trees were planted by the pupils, who were granted a half-holiday.
ST. PETERS WAR TROPHY [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
ST. PETERS WAR TROPHY St. Peters Council has decided .to! place the captured German field gunl 1pre·sented to it by the Commonwealth '2overnment in the Twelftrec Reserve, Hackney. It will be placed on a concrete base ini the north-eastern corner of the reserve.l
"THE BOSS" OF TALDRA His Adventures Among Dealers DESPERATION MAKES MEAT CHEAP No. 2.—By a Special Representative. [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
""THE BOSS" O4F T~ALD3RA His Adventures ~mong Dealers " DESPERATION MAKES IMEAT CHEAP No. 2.-By a Special Representative. Safely entrenched as it may now be, and growing almost as you watch it, there was a time a few years ago when it looked as though there would be no Taldra and no pigs. The story of how they were saved is typical of The Boss. The offer of 10,000 sheep, well off the market price, tempted him, and when he signed his name to the purchase note he gambled with the future. It was a year when feed was scarce and no paddocks were available. "I was up against it," he says. '"The sheep were dying, and it looked as though Taldra and everything else would $o with them. I had to get some way out, and suddenly I struck it. If I could not sell them alive I would sell them dead." He did, and added a butcher's shop to the heterogeneous collection in Grote street. The sheep were railed to Ade laide and put through the shop as mut ton at a time when it was sold from Sd. to 9d. a pou...
COMMUNITY SINGING Brotherhood Of Song BACK TO DAYS OF OLD [Newspaper Article] — News — 27 July 1923
10 iMUNIT Y SIN~iNi Brotherhood Of Song -----t-~-4--- BACK TO DAYS OF OLD With the world forgot and with the communion of song lifting them out of themselves over a thousand people filled the Town Hall during the lunch hour today, when the regular weekly session of community singing was held under the baton of Capt. Hugh King, assisted by Misses'I. Penny, E. Wool ley. and Messrs. F. S. Pilgrim and Sabel Gribbell. The songs chosen for the day were "God Bless the Prince of WTales," "There's a Land." "Come to the Fair," "The Minstrel Boy," and "Come Lasses and Lads." Nervous at first and with half the crowd not singing, the volume grew as the familiar words were repeated, and within 10 minutes the community fel lowship that marks the gatherings had the crowd in its grip. The nervous glances at neighbors ceased, and from every throat came the loyal words stir ring the sluggish blood "Oh. let the pray'r re-echo, God bless the Prince of Wales." But that is only one side of the sing ing. I...