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MILK FOR THE SMELTERS. BOARD OF HEALTH ENQUIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
MILK FOR THE SMELTERS. BO.-YHD OF HEALTH ENQUIR1E At a meeting- of the Local Board of | Health on Monday night, Councillor ' Warren asked if the milk sold at the i Smelters were ever tested. The Inspector said he could not very wall take .? a test, as he was not a, certificated analyst. The Town Clerk said he understood the Central Board of Health were the only ones who could deal with the matter. I Councillor Warren: Is it not possible ' to have samples of tile milk taken and " sealed in the presence of witnesses and forwarded to the Government Analyst Tile Inspector: I could do that, but I have no bottles. The Mayor said the Council could , provide bottles. i Councillor Warren: Is that the rea 'son why' tests have not been taken? The Inspector: Yes. Councillor Warren: Then why . did lie niakc the excuse that he is not a 'Government Analyst? I take it that it will 'go on record that when the In spector was asked why he did not take samples he said he could not be cause there are no...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
PERSONAL. Mr. find Mrs. - W". H. Duller and family, and Miss Butler, left by motor on Tuesday for Port Augusta, en route to Northam (W.A.) where Mr. Butler will take charge of (he local branch of the Union Bank. Prior to leaving a presentation was made to Mr. Butler by the Mayor (Mr. A. B. Forgan), on be half of representative citizens, and there was a large company present. Speeches were made eulogising the many excellent qualities of the guest. Happy references were also made to Mrs. Butler's-useful work in connec tion with war and local philanthropic institutions.
"MASTER OF HIS HOME." GREAT RECEPTION AT CASINO. SHOWING AGAIN TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
"MASTER OF HIS HOME. GREAT RECEPTION AT CASINO. SHOWING AGAIN TO-NIGHT. There was a largo crowd at the popular Casino last night'when "The Master of His Home" Jilm justified the culogisnis which preceded it. The pie lure had a great reception, and the spectators were much impressed. During the past two weeks tile people of Sydney have made Triangle's great problem play, "The Master of His Home," a popular topic of discussion. This great picture, which is a sequel to "Where Arc My Children," is one of the most daring and remark able exposures of what civilisation has donei The llim is upwards of 5,000 ft. in length, and features William Des mond as the ' faithful husband, and Alma Reubens as the "wife whose God was pleasure, whose dread was motherhood, and whose ambition was a childless home. It is a picture with a mighty and powerful punch. The hus band (William Desmond) says: "I only want what is rightfully miue-a home, a real wife, children, and not just a house with a woman in it...
WEDDING BELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
WEDDING BELLS. A pre Ify and interesting wedding" was celebrated at the Congregational ; Church, Napperby, on January 17. The ' contracting parties were Miss Olive, third daughter of Mr. A. II. Davies, ; of Warnertown. and Mr. George An : (irews, of Beetaloo Valley. The Rev. T. D. Webb officiated. The church was beautifully decorated by friends of 1 lie I bride. The bridesmaids, were the I Misses Myrtle and Eden Davies, and J the groomsman Messrs. Ted Davies ' and Clem Matthews. Tile dressing I of the bride and maids was rich and '? tasteful, and was the work' of the bride's sister. Ivy. A large number i of guests sat down to the wedding ; fens! at Mr. A. 'II. Davies' house, j Mr. C. H. Smith had charge of liie loast ] list. Mr. Frank DeSilver proposed the ! "'Bride and Bridegroom" in a neat and j cordial speech. At the instance of I Mr. C. If. Smith. "The Bridesmaids" i were duly honoured. "The parents of : bride and groom" received the allcn : lion of Mr. E. J. Francis, and was re...
IMPROVEMENTS TO SOLOMONTOWN SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
IMPROVEMENTS TO SOLOMON TOWN SCHOOL. The Mayor of Port Pirie. (Mr. A. B. Forgrm) stated yesterday that he had received an intimation from Uie Pre mier (the Hon. A. H. Peake), who is at present acting as Minister of Edu cation, stating- that he had pushed on with the matter of improvements to the Solomontown Public School, in order to .alleviate the conditions preva lent there on account of overcrowding. Plans for improvements had been pre pared, and as soon as they were color ed tenders for the work would be called.
THE COUNCIL AND THE MAIN ROADS GRANT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
THE COUNCIL AND THE MAIN ROADS GRANT. At Hie end of the last' financial year I of the. Port Pirie Town Council there was an amount of approximately £500 of the Main Roads grant unexpend ed, the reason for this beinir that it 1 was found impossible to obtain sup plies of material. On'Monday- night the Council received ;i letter from the Government stating- that the sum of £50; had been allotted to it as this year's main roads grant. Councillor Warren moved that a reply be Sent, regretting- that the amount alllotted was so small, pointing- out the reason for the unexpended """balance last year, and that the roads were in a bad state, and urging that an increase be made in the grant, as there was a possibility of obtaining- material during the current year. The motion" was carried.
Bolshevik Propaganda PREVENTION IN ENGLAND. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
PREVENTION IN ENGLAND. (Reuter's Service). LONDON, Tuesday. I In the House of Commons Sir George j| jTrevelyan complained that the police .( had raided the premises of the British Socialist Party on January 17, and seized leaflets intended for distribution among- the delegates to the Notting ham Conference, also a communication of M. Litvinoff, the Bolshevik Ambas sador in London. The latter com munication contained a message from Russia to British labour. Sir George Trevelyan urged that the Russian representative should be allowed to address the British work ing classes as lie pleased without the * interference of the British Government. Sir George Cave (Home Secretary) replied that he had been advised that the leaflets contained gross misrepre sentation regarding the attitude'of the British Government towards the Rus sian people and statements calculated to lead to civil strife and the defeat of our aims. The question of prosecu tion was being considered. (Cheers). He did not acce...
DARING SUBMARINE COMMANDER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
DARING SUBMARINE COMMANDER. Sir Thomas Mackensie, Agent-Gener al for New Zealand, relates the won derful deeds of a submarine comman der who has been awarded the "Vic toria] (Cross. He sighted; two german submarines, and the enemy were so surprised that when one boat had jbeen smartly sunk, the crew of the other surrend ered. The inirepid young Britisher, being; an excellent? German scholar, con | Ceived a bold plan, lie transferred a I crew to the German U-boat, and dressed himself and his ojticers in the uniform of the German officers, while they fumed in impotent rage as they guessed what he was up to. ? Then he -daringly steamed to. Ifell igoland, and-, 0n approaching the German stronghold, sent a wireless message* detailing his exploits and the number of British ships he had sunk. Further, he asked for instruc tions, and was told to proceed in a certain direction, accompanied by a destroyer. Away he steamed . but presently he sank the destroyer. Then he thought it time to retur...
ESCAPED FROM GERMANY. SOUTH AUSTRALIANS REACH LONDON. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
ESCAPED FROM GERMANY. SOUTH AUSTRALIANS REACH LONDON. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Advice has been received of the arrival in London of Corporal Pitts and Private Choate after their p?c?pe from a German camp. Cpl. Pi its was well known at Port Adelaide as an A.B. on the Governor Musgrave. lie was called "Jimmy." and was also engaged on the Ferret and the Aldinga. The two soldiers, although 011 the third iloor of their barracks, broke, bars and barbed wire and lowered them selves down by 50 ft. of steel rope which was stolen from railways. Their comrades sans lustily during the operation to drown the noise. They walked for three nights to the frontier sustained by chocolate.
State Politics FARMERS NOMINATING OWN CANDIDATES. POSSIBLE COLLAPSE OF COALITION. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
I FARMERS NOIVUNATENG OWN | CANDIDATES. i POSSIBLE COLLAPSE OF COALITION. ; ADELAIDE, Wednesday. The Liberal and National district committees met at Woodside to-day and selected Mr. An gas Parsons, K.C, as the third Coalition candidate. I The Premier states that general ? elections will be held on April 6 or' April 13. The Liberal and National Parliamentary parties will meet on ; Monday night to finalise the Coalition arrangements. Conferences were held to-day be- ; tween the Liberals and the Par- i mers and Settlers' Executive with j a view lu preventing rival ] candidates at the elections. It I was reported to-night that the Far mers and Settlers decided to nomi- , nate their own candidates. This is j likely to lead to a serious complication. I Some consider that the Coalition is j still hanging by a cobweb, and even now may fall, and both parties go to j the country independently. It is now an open secret that trouble is likely to i arise if the Nationalists press the candidature...
THE PLEADING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 24 January 1918
THE PLEADING. The Treasurer's1 Conference will be held in Melbourne, and its first business will "be to urge the exten sion of the £18,000,000 loan from the Commonwealth to the States. ACT IV., Scene I.: A Court of Justice. Enter Treasurers. Sir John: My name is Shylock. Hand me out the cash. Antonio Holman: You can but strip it from my bleeding flesh. Bassanio Theodore: No blood can any draw from out a stone. Gratiano Butler: Nor take the breeches off a Highlandman. Salarino Bowser: My ships and all my cargoes have gone down. ! .alanio Lefrop: My fleet, my ar gosy, yourself did steal. Tasmanio: Oh, wouklst thou pinch my little island home? Sir J.: I tell you I must have the ready cash. Omnes: Oh, flinty Jew, if steamships were for sale At half a dollar for the quarter gross, We have not goidarn money in our kicks To buy a duckpunt that has sprujig a leak. Sir J.- Oh', uncle, you have got us in the bag. ? - -Sydney Sun.
STRIKES SCARCER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 25 January 1918
STRIKES SCARCER. Trustworthy news shows tli.it the strikes in Austro-Hung'ary are scarcer. Owing- to the suspension of many newspapers, owing to the severity of the censorship, the news is generally suppressed in Germany. Berlin rep.orts that the strike has ended are soriie what premature. Many unions refused to accept Herr Seidler's and Wefcer le's promises of reform, though WekerJe agreed to dissolve the Hun garian Parliament if Tirza hindered democratsation.
The Austrain Unrest IS IT GENUINE? (Published in The Times). [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 25 January 1918
15 IT GENUINE? (Published in The Times). ( The Times in a. leader, says: "Caution is still necessary in as sessing- the importance of the Austrian unrest. The copious flow of German reports does riot show the exact origin orseope of the movement. The reports do not answer the main question of how far the manifestations are organi sed with the assent and tacit acquies enee of the Austrian authorities. It ' may be considered advisable to give I the suffering masses their ?-"heads in their demand for bread and peace, if only to bring pressure -on- Germany to grant Austria supplementary food supplies, and to strengthen the Aus trian negotiations at Brest Litovsk by the popular cry of no annexations, which might facilitate an Austrian f solution of the Polish ciuestion. If [the movements spread to Prague, Buda Pest and other non-German centres it | may become clear how far it is genuine potentially and revolutionarily."
BREST LITOVSK CONFERENCE. ANNEXATIONISTS ALL-POWERFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 25 January 1918
BREST L1TOVSK CONFERENCE. ANNEXATIONISTS ALL-POWERFUL. .A Russian political official statement declares: "The German annexationists have been sufficiently powerful to im pose their will" upon evasive diplo matists of the Hertling and Kuehlmann School.' The Austro-German delega tion refused to guarantee the with drawal of their armies from occupied territories. This is monstrous annexa tion. The Austro-German peoples are being deceived by their own Govern ments before the whole world." The statement continues:. "At the Brest Litovsk negotiations Austria gave 1 tumble approval to all Hoffman and Kuhlmann said, but this did not pre vent the Austrian socialist, Herr , Pacied. telling fable's to tlie Austrian workmen regarding Count Czernin's endeavour to obtain peace."
Peace Conference SITUATION CRITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 25 January 1918
SITUATION CRITICAL. The correspondent of Hie Times at Amsterdam, says the Berlin press is preparing the public for the possi bility of a rapture in. the peace neg otiations with- the Russians. The sit uation is! described as extremely cri tical, and the latest news is said to show clearly that Bolshetist suprem acy is menaced. The German newspapers 'question whether it would be wise to negot iate further with men whom anarchy may at any moment sweep away.