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CONVERSION OF BRITISH WAR LOAN Mr. Snowden Explains Terms LONDON, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
CONVERSION OF BRITISH WAR LOAN Mr. Snowden Explains Terms LONDON, October 2. In the House of Commons last night the committee stage of the Finance Bill. by which additional taxation to bal- &lt;*> ance the Budget is imposed, was com- nleted. Soeakine on the clause giving stock holders the right to continue holding i in the Five Per Cent. War Loan, the Chancellor of tbe Exchequer said the ouTDOse of the clause was to give the Treasury oower which would be nsed at a favorable oooortunity to convert this huge block of Five Per Cent. War Loan, amounting to more than £2.000.000.000. To a very great extent the term of the conversion offer when issued would follow the conditions at tached to the present stock. It was promised to give three months 1 notice to holders of stock, and during those three months they would have the op tion of transferring it to new stock, or asking at tbe end of three months to be repaid in cash. Power which was; a&lt;;ked for was not new in op...
TREAT FOR MAGILL HOME INMATES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
TREAT FOR MAGILL HOME INMATES The Willing Workers' Company gave their annual treat to the of the Old Folks' Home at Magill on Wednesday. Fruit and sweets were provided during the afternoon to each Inmate, and In the evening a concert was given. Mr. C. B. Keen presiding. Items were given by Miss Donella Gambling and pupils. Misses Olive Dudley, and Joyce Blencoe. and Mr. Cvrll Cruise. Mrs. Bumble being accom panist. Mr. G. N. TweHtree -was in chaise j of the arrangements, a duty he has per- : formed for 53 years.
ALL METALS WEAKER Barrier Shares Affected [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
ALL METALS WEAKER Barrier Shares Affected A generally weaker market ruled for all metals in London on Thursday. Quotations received yesterday disclosed a fall of 20/½ to £32 8/1½ in standard copper, spot, and of 23/ li to £33 5/7* in forward, while best selected dropped 25/ to £35 7/6, and electrolytic 10/ to £40 for spot, and £41 for forward. Lead, spot, declined 21/3 to £13 2/6, auditor ward 20/ to £13. An easing of 11/3 in spelter, spot, and 8/9 in forward, brought prices to £12 6/3 and £12 17/6 respectively. Tin, spot, was quoted at £120 7/6. a fall of 51/3, and forward at £124 3/9, a fall of 53/9. Standard 6ilver sagged jd. to 1/3 15-16 for spot, and 1/44 for forward, while fine, spot, lost 3d. to 1/5 3-16, and forward 5-16 d. to 1/53. As was-the case cm the previous day, the AHpinjfly market far Barriers was affected adversely at the opening toy the decline In metal prices. • However, in the. absence of any pronounced sell ing pressure, and with "buyers' offering fair support,...
BRADFORD TOPS LONDON, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
BRADFORD TOPS LONDON, October 1. The market is very firm, and top- &lt;*> makers have booked large orders es- &lt;*> pecially for Merino. Quotations, are- &lt;*> —70's, 28d. 1b.; 64's, 25½d 1b.; 60's 23½d. SLffias-ffiff* «*•*■-•«* Dalgety & Company, Limited, Lon aon. cabled on Thursday that the wool 6ales continued active. As com pared with the closing rates of last series (July 22) good greasy Merino was quoted 5 per cent, higher, with other descriptions par to 5 per cent Greasy half-bred appreciated lo per cent., greasy crossbred 15 per cent, scoured crossbred 5 per bent, and scoured good Merino, compared with July las* was par to 5 per cent, lower. Good scoured pieces and bellies re mained unchanged. Values for short and faulty scoured Merino were irre gular, but there was a much improved demand. -
LONDON WOOL SALES Full Prices Realised LONDON, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
LONDON WOOL SALES Full Prices Realised LONDON, October 1. At the wool sales today, 11,334 bales were offered, including 1,999 from New South Wales, 1,362 from Queensland 1,776 from Victoria. 553 from South Australia, 130 from Western Australia : 202 from Tasmania, and WU from • «fw Zealand, of which approximately 5,330 bales were sold. There^ras | a representative selection of Wrlnos ' afd crossbreds. wiSLBO? d competition , at full prices. There were some ■ withdrawals doe to high limits Greasy ceding Victorian realised for "Carrla- i ballac" highest 16id.. average 93d.: New South Wales, "West Grove." 13id. , and 12id.: South Australian, "Old Til- i lellin," Hid. and Hid. Scoureds brought for New South Wales "Angle- , dool," highest 19M. lb., average 191 d.: Queensland. "Carandotte," 19d. and SJd.; greasy crossbred. "ER.G.," Sid. and Bd.
NO MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE Jacob Johnson's Claims Rejected Canberra, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
NO MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE Jacob Johnson's Claims Rejected Canberra, October 2. A complete rejection of the claims by Jacob Johnson, former secretary of the Seamen's Union, that he had been wrongfully imprisoned, is made by j Judge Beeby, in a report to the Fede | ral Government of his investigations i into Johnson's case, which was tabled : Iby the Aitorney-Gensral (Mr. iJren ;nan) today. j The judge found that there had been I no miscarriage of justice when Johnson ; , was originally sentsneed at the Central : | toiice Court. Sydr.sy, to six months' i ! imprisonment lor having intimidated : i a seaman, and induced him to leave ■ j his ship, during the seamen's strike, or at his later appeal at the quarter i sessions. j j There was not the slightest founda- ; tion for Johnson's allegation of the ' stealing or wilfui withholding of valu- t able documents relating to his case. ' Johnson apparently had persuaded himself that he was the victim of a conspiracy between certain members of ...
LABOR CANDIDATES [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
LABOR CANDIDATES The ballot to choose the Labor can- &lt;*> didate for the Central No. 1 District seat in the Legislative Council will close at noon today. The candidates i are Messrs. A. G. Angell. T. J. D. Bar- j ker J. H. Guion. J. E. Stephens, J. I J. A. Weathers, W. V. Wilson, and M. B. Woods. AJiP. committees will meet on Monday night to select candidates for the municipal elections. i
PROFESSIONAL GOLF Rufus Stewart, State Champion [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
PROFESSIONAL GOLF Rufus Stewart, State Champion At the conclusion of the two final rounds of the professional golf cham- &lt;*> pionship of South Australia, played at Seaton yesterday, Rufus Stewart, the Kooyonga professional, was a decisive winner by a margin of five strokes from W. Harvey, the Royal Adelaide professional. Finishing with a splendid run. in spite of the adverse conditions. Stewart was borne In 37. leading the fleJd on both the numiing and afternoon rounds, with 78. 76. F. Thompson, tbe young Kooyonga assistant who performed bo well on TJiure day to lead on tbe day's play.'found tbe strain ol tbe long test too revere, and was unable to reproduce his form. At the cud or the third round, which was con tested In a sale of wind. Stewart had picked up fly? strokes by hte steady golf, and led from Thompson, who. In spite of an 83, was still only two strokes behind. Harvey was then a stroke away third, fol lowed by McMahon and Toogood. Stewart was out In 39 and h...
MONEY FOR LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES Councils Should Approach Their Bankers first MR. SCULLIN'S ADVICE Canberra, October 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
MONEY FOR LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES Councils Should Approach Their Bankers first MR. SCULLIN'S ADVICE Canberra, October 2 The Prime Minister announced in the House of Representatives today that the Commonwealth Bank Board was prepared to con- sider granting financial assistance foi any sound works, proposals of a repro ductive character, coming from loci governing bodies. Councils were ask&lt;\> first to approach their local bankers. The Commonwealth Bank was pre pared, he added, to work in conjunc tion with councils' bankers in financing approved schemes. If the local bankers were unwilling to co-operate, the coun cils should communicate with th" Commonwealth Bank Board direct.
IN OTHER CITIES Canberra Gossip From Our Special Correspondent. Canberra, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
IN OTHER CITIES Canberra Gossip From Our Special Correspondent. Canberra, October 2. Though the political atmosphere has been quieter than usual this week, there have been two important develop- &lt;*> ments. The first of these is the semi- official declaration that a slight reduc tion of the exchange rate may be ex pected shortly. The policy of the Government Is to make any reductions that may be found necessary in 21 per cent, downward steps, and these reduc tions will not be made until it is cleat, beyond all possible doubt, that there is no risk of the rates seesawing Fear has been expressed that a re duction of the exchange rate may facilitate the flight from Australia of the wiHiloT'-s of foreign-money—chiefly American which has been locked up here since the rise of the premium to 30 per cent. This fear is not shared in official quarters. On the contrary, there is a tendency to transfer capital back from Britain to Australia, it is claimed. One important considerati...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
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Mr. Hill's Suggestion [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
Mr. Hill's Suggestion The Premier (Mr. Hill) made [?] suggestion yesterday that local govern- &lt;*> ment authorities who desired to share in the advances promised by the banks ior unemployment relief works, should submit their -schemes to the Govern ment. Those, on approval, would be sent to the Commonwealth Bank Boar-3 through the Federal Treasurer. No official advice had yet been re ceived by him from the Prime Minister on the matter, but it was most en couraging to find -that progress had been made with the Premiers' Plan for getting financial accommodation to assist in carrying out reproductive works, and so absorb unemployed. He said he had no doubt that financial aid could be secured for South Austra lian municipalities to enable them t • inaugurate schemes.
FEATURES THIS MORNING [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
FEATURES THIS MORNING Answers to Correspondents .. ..'IS Broadcasting Programmes C Church Notes 17 Country Section 19 Crossword Puzzle .. - 13' General News , lr. Illustrations 20 Law Courts .. -- .. .. -. -. .. '■■ Leading Articles 14 Literature .- .- .. -- •• 4:5 Movie World 18 Monetary and Commercial .. .. 12.13 Personal .. 14 Postal Arrangements 12 pop r- Racing and Other Sport .. .. .. 11 Radio Section t Serial 6tory 1 Shipping - .. •• -- •• 1? i Social in Views and Comments '.. "IS Weather Map IS Index To Advertisements Page Amusements .. .. 2." Auctions W Business Partnerships, &c. .... • Births. Marriages, and Deaths .. 1- Board and Residence Vacant .- •• ? Board and Residence Wantao .. -| Business Notices .. ~ .. .. •• "' Carriers, ace — * Commonwealth Got. Advts. .. .. 20" Cycles &lt; Drapery and Clothing ......-- ? Dogs. Cats. &c •• •• * Funeral Notices ...--..---- *) ' Football Notices ' Hotels and Holiday Resorts .... 7 Houses and Land Wanted .- ...
TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA In Adelaide, Feb. 6 to 13 Melbourne, October 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA In Adelaide, Feb. 6 to 13 Melbourne, October 2 The executive committee of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia me today to frame a programme for the visit of the Japanese team Owing to the uncertainty as to when Satca would teach Australia, only a tentative pro gramme was arranged. It was agreed to hold the Australia!! championships in Adelaide from Fro ruary 6 to 13. and the junior teas:, competitions, boys and girls, at A-' laide, os February 3, 4, and 5.
NEW CURATOR OF BOTANIC GARDEN Mr. Greaves Appointed [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
NEW CURATOR OF BOTANIC GARDEN Mr. Greaves Appointed Mr. Harold Greaves was appointed curator of the Botanic Garden at a meeting of the Botanic Garden Board yesterday. Mr. Greaves is admirably suited for the position on account of his wide experience and knowledge. He first joined the staff in 1894, and gained valuable tuition under Dr. M. Holtze, who preceded Mr. J. F. Bailey as director. For the past seven years Mr. Greaves has been foreman, and for 14 years be was connected with the classification block.
AUSTRALIA'S TRADE BALANCE Great Decrease in Imports [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
AUSTRALIA'S TRADE BALANCE Great Decrease in Imports Figures regarding the oversea trade of Australia for August, and for the first two months of the present finan- &lt;*> cial year, show that the external trade | balance is being maintained. Imports are stfll decreasing heavily; exports are also less than for the gimiigr period in 1930. Details, issued by the Commonwealth Department of Trade and Commerce, set out that the British currency value of goods imported for August was £3.832,935, including specie and bullion, £37,740. In Australian currency the total would be £4,983,000. For August last year the total value of goods im ported in British currency was £6,864,222 (including bullion and specie, £30,495), the total in Australian currency being £7,269,000. For the first two months of the current year imports amounted in value at British currency to £6.961,074 (including bullion and specie, £87,076). This compares with £14,239,503 (bullion and specie, £58,667), for the ...
LABORER-PEER SEEKS DIVORCE Wife Was Waitress in London Teashop Melbourne, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
LABORER-PEER SEEKS DIVORCE Wife Was Waitress in London Teashop Melbourne, October 2. Clotworthy Wellington Thomas Ed- &lt;*> ward Rowley, the singer and man-of- &lt;*> all-work who succeeded unexpectedly and dramatically to the Langford peer- age in February, is petitioning for di vorce from his wife, who at the time her husband succeeded to the title, was a waitress in a tea shop in the Strand, London. Today, in the Prac tice Court, Mr. H. Woolf. who ap peared fen- the respondent in the suit, asked Mr. Justice McArthur to extend until February 16 the time within which his client might file an answer to the petition. He said that the ground for the petition was desertion. The marriage took place on April 2, 1922. at Sandy wwmt near Dublin, Ireland. Lady Langford, be added, pro posed to lodge a counter petition. Lord Langford is aged 45 years, and Lady Langford 29. Chequered Career Rowley, seventh Baron Langford, was born in Ireland In June, 1885. Migrating' to ...