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HOW SCHWAB ORKED THE BOYS [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
IIOW SCHWAB WORKED THE BOY On being- - appointed Controller of Shipping in the United States, Mr. Schwab announced that, he intended to spend most of his, time in the yards encouraging the mdh. That he kept his word has he en amply proved. Here is a good sample, of the ways of the great steel magnate when lie visited a yard:— "Boys," Schwab would say. "$htdl I tell you a story?" and, of course, the "boys" wanted one. "Very well, then," he might say; "I'll tell you the story of Jack the cowboy. Now, Jack met some English friends out there, /and when they went away they said to him, "Mind you come to see us when you come to England." Jack didn't expect to go to England then, but it happened that some years later he went over with Buffalo Bill. So he went to call on his great English friends, and they asked him to dinner. He was given a noble duchess of the. realm to takein, and Jack didn't feel too hijppy about it. However, he land ed her safely at the table, and then he thought he ou...
SMELTERS LABOR TROUBLE Non-Unionism Assailed A.W.U. PREARES TO STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
A.VS»'.U. PREPARES TO STRIKE. Official statements from officers of the Port Pin's branch of the A.W.U. indicate that a crisis in the campaign against the employment of non-union ists at the Smelters will occur to morrow morning' at 8 o'clock. Mem bers of the A.W.U. will he expected, on going to work on the day shift, to refuse to start if they find non-union ists alongside them. The general manager of the works, Mr. W. Robertson, announced by ad vertisement in 'The Recorder" on Sat urday that .the B.H.A.S. Company would not countenance any breach of the agreement made in October last, the basis of which,-' he slated, pro vided that up to.June 30 next (when the present award expires) certain specified increases of pay should he given "all conditions and classifica tions of employes to remain as at pre sent." Mr. Robertson regards this ag reement as binding, and suggests that, in view of the declaration of the A.W.U. by plebiscite that its policy is t to settle disputes by arbitration...
BRITISH DO NOT DEMAND TERRITORY. PARIS, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
BRITISH DO NOT DEMAND TERRITORY. PARIS, Friday. II is understood that the British are willing to relegate such problems as the future of Mesopotamia, Palestine .iiici the German colonies to the League of Nations as soon as the league is formed, in order to avoid taking up Uie time of the Peace Conference with these matters. This decision indicates Uiat the British do not desire to make any de mands on territory incompatible with' the principles of the League of Na tions. The correspondent of "The Times" .i! Paris says it is understood the Do •atinions havu been asked to send re presentatives to attend the conference io be held on an island in the Sea of \Iarmora. Sir Robert Borden, Premier jf Canada, lias been approached in this connection. Probably Sir Louis Botha will be .iUached lo another mission to Poland.
Peace Conference at Work Territorial Adjustments Disucussed Defining the League of Nations FIVE MOMENTOUS POINTS. (Reuter's Service.) PARIS, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
FIVE mOMEKTOUS POINTS (Heuter's Service.; PARIS, Friday. Tlie public sitting of- the Peace Conference Lo-inorrow should make an j important advance. Five big ques- ; Uons will-be raised and referred to an i expert Inter-Aiiled Commiskm for the I -performance of the necessary spade work there sat. The first of these | questions is the establishment of the i League -of Nations; secondly, inter national labor legislation; thirdly, the fixing of personal responsibility for the war: fomiiily. repatriation and in— iemnlties; fifthly, the internationalis ■ itiou- of certain ports, rivers and rail ways. * . As regards the League of Nations. Mr. Lloyd George, will 'move a resolution affirming recognition of the principle of i the league, after which various draft sehemes will be referred to the Inter Allied Commission. (Reuter's Service.) VANCOUVER, Saturday. - Another committee will consider the amount of reparation ihc enemy na tions ought -to pay, and what they are capable of paying, also...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
THE BIC EVENT OF PORT PIRIE PREST BROS. THIS IS TO BE THE BIGGEST PRICE-CUTTING EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF OUR BUSINESS. OUR LATEST : LONDON CABLES POINT, TO A FURTHER ADVANCE IiS WOOLLEN AND COTTON GOODS. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS FACT .WE HAVE DECIDED TO QUIT A GOOD PORTION OF OUR HUGE - - V ■ v STOCKS, BOUGHT AT: OLD PRICES. : " ^ THE 3ALE; PRICES: IN MANY INSTANCES ARE FAR BELOW CITY PRICES. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GIVEN OPPORTUNITY. V BE EARLY ON SATURDAY. "BARGAINS. IN MANCHESTER. BARGAINS IN DRESS GOODS. BARCiVINS IN LADIES' BOOTS AND SHOES. BARGAINS IN GENTS' BOOTS. BARGAINS IN MILLINERY. BARGINS IN .MEN'S CLOTHING. BAR GAINS IN THE SHOWROOM. — '' " : " —— ——- BARG AINS ALL OVER THE HOUSE. \ AMONGST THE" THOUSANDS OF B ARGAINS WE QUOTE A FEW:— It for 2/11 . 50 Pieces Wlitye. Calico,oG-inch, pure ; DO Pieces Intligo Print, tit 1/6 yard, 80-inch White Siiectin; 80-inch White Sheeting", -i/11 for 3/3 50 Pieces Striped Flannelette, \i i'or Sid. 20 Doz. Colored Towels, 2/6 for .1/3 oloth,...
ARMISTICE DAY IN BERLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
ARMISTICE DAY IN BERLIN. Mr. Russell Taylor, son of a Liver Pool (England) aklennan. who was ar rested at Leipzig as a spy two hours after the declaration of war, and re cently arrived liofric. tell3 a remark able story of his'release. .The gates of the prison were thrown open on armistice day, and he, with a Birmingham- friend went, to Berlin. There peoplewere mad with joy. .&lt; Women decorated them with red ribbons, called them angels, and said 1 hey were glad the war was over, for there would be more food in the cal'es. Orchestra played "Tipperary" and "Home. Sweet Home.;' A German naval degraded officer. :who is now head of the Naval Council and a police official, took them to the Kaiser's palace in Unter den Linden. The Naval Brigade were stationed there, and soldiers and sailors were sliding up and down the ballroom floor. - On -the occasion of the funeral of those.killed in the revolution the peo ple sang the "Marseillaise" in subdued tones.
COOKERY DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
COOKERY DEMONSTRATION. : Miss II. J. Rogers is. conducting- a • series'.:''of • cooking- demonstrations ai -the Port Pirie Town Hall to explain the correct method of using &lt;Anchor self-raising flour and other goods ! packed imder this brand. An invita tion is extended to alt housewives to see these demonstrations, which com mence daily at half-past two. After noon tea will he provided. There wili be no charge for admission.
Sporting [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
Dominations for approaching race meeting's close as folohys: Peterbor ough and Orroroo, Friday, January 31; Jamestown and Snowtown, Friday, February 7. Glare acceptances close on Wednesday, 29th inst. The English thoroughbred market is practically closed to Indian buyers, j£ul this is probably responsible for the despatch to Australia of a com mission to secure high-class perform ers- capable of winning the next Vice roy's Cup. Mr J. R. Hardie has been ; coinmissioned by an Indian sportsman to buy either Kennaijuhair, Wolaroi, or Gloaming if they are-for sale, but as 6000 guineas has already been re ined for Kennaquhair before he ran second ,in the Melbourne Cup, and an oiler of 5000 guineas was insufficient to induce the owner of Wolaroi io part with that, colt at two years, it appears that at least live ligux-es will be necessary to tempt the owners of those/champions. Mr D. U. Seaton, the owner of Wolaroi, has ali'feady been apporached, but his reply was that Wolaroi was not for ...
CASINO PICTURES. "A WOMAN OF REDEMPTION." [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
CASINO PICTURES. "A WOAIAN G F: MRTIONL'? What- is desmbc.il as '"a «'aving play of society and tiie; • groat northwest, vibrant with thrill and emotion" is to be presented at the , Gasino picture theatre to-night and tomorrow. It is in Ave acts, and takes an hour and a quarter to show. Its name is "A Wo man of Redemption." These details after all4 are only secondary to the fact thatA the leading- actress is June Elvidge, who has made name enough to guarantee the quality of the pic ture. A fine romantic story with an j adventure plot, entitled "The Scotch ' Hybali." takes second, place oil/ the j program. The title of the chief hu morous item "The Blind Pig," seems ] to suggest a piece of rollicking ab surdity at the expense of the animal. 'The program-, is rounded off with a survey of some of the illustrious beau ty spots of Wales, and the latest issue of Pat-he's English gazette. Altogether it is an attractive holiday night pro gram.
WHERE WHITE ANTS ARE WELCOME. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
WHERE WHITE ANTS ARE ' WELCOME. ; Residents of tropical regions srene rally look, upon the white ant as an ■ unmitigated- nuisance, on account of the damage wrought by this insect in sH kinds of woodwork. It appears, however, from/"Soudan Notes and Records," that in the Soudan, at least, white ants serve a useful purpose. Vegetation "grows very rapidly during the wet season, and-the ant only at tacks plants that are weakened by drought or disease, and that, hut for the activities of the insect, would soon cover the fertile parts of the country with an impenetrable mass .of vege table refuse. .. Such of the cable news on this page ks is so headed appeared;in The Times, and is cabled to ''The Recorder" by special permission. It should be under »stood that the opintons given are not those of The Times-: unless expressly stated to be so.
"THE BING BOYS ARE HERE." O'CONNOR COMIC OPERA COMPANY [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
"THE BING BOYS AR£ HERE. O'CONNOR COMIC OPERA COMPANY Perhaps tlie appearance in the In stitute Hall, Port Pirie, on Saturday night of the comic opera company led by Mr. D. B. O'Connor, heralds a re vival of interest in theatrical affairs. By common consent, it seems as if all lighter forms o f amusement were sus pended during the currency of the war and apart from the pictures, pat riotic entertainments alone in Port Pirie at any rate retained'the full sup port of the public. It was only in rare instances that theatrical companies ! went on tour, as in pre-war days. The O'Connor comic opera company is one of the first to venture to Port Pirie, and it seemed like going hack to the old days, to note the hearty wel come. it received. The hall was welt filled with a very enthusiastic aud ience, which appreciated to the full the jokes, songs and dances of the members of the company. The com pany presented under special arrange ment with .1. G. Williamson. Ltd.. the sparkling musical rev...
BOXING TO BOOM. MR. JOHN WREN'S EXPECTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
BCX5NG TO 800iV3. MR. JOHN WREN'S EXPECTATIONS. Mr John Wren, chairman of direc tors of Stadiums Ltd., is arranging plans "for the proposed organisation of the company's boxing ventures in the different Slates. Mr Wren staled'in Sydney last week that Stadiums Ltd. looked forward to even a greater boom in boxing Mian before. the war, and jWith plenty of capital at its back, the , company, was determined to push the sport ahead, and import the best men in all divisions from Great Britain, America and France. '..."In sport," continued Mr Wren, "Australia leads the way. Past- re cords show that in . boxing, rowing, cricket, lawn tennis, and other branches of games Australia's repre sentatives have done mig!j5y -work,, and ;;s for the Australian soldiers, most of I whom participated in sport at home, and even abroad, they have staggered tii c. world by their doughty deeds, i "In the recent navy and army box ing bouts, two (Australians, who had i never boxed in Australia, but who de velop...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
EURO HOUSE and TEX ACRES of LAND, comprising some of the Best Building Sites on the salubrious high land south of Port Pirie. Tlie House -contains ^ight rooms, solidly built of stone and brick, with bathroom, cellar, washhouse, stable, chaff and harness rooms, etc. Gas, electric light, and telephone. There is a fine garden, with well-selected trees, shrubs and flowers, and the fruit garden contains orange, lemon, peach, apples, fig, vines, etc., many of them -in"full bearing. For anyone desiring a comfortable ;home in what is unquestionably the best part of Port Pirie,' this is a rare chance. The House will be sold with or without the adjoining land. It is for absolute sale at a low figure, as the owner will shortly be leaving the port. INSPECTION INVITED, v Further particulars on application to ' *■: A. SOUTH, Balmoral Road: or at The Recorder Office,
Strikes in Britain METAL WORKERS RESTIVE. POLICE CLAIM RIGHT TO UNITE. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
Strikes is Britaia JHETAL- WORKERS RESTIVE. POLICE CLAirg RIGHT TO UNITE. "LONDON, Saturday The air is fall of strikes.-and ju niors of strikes, and. the country-wide industrial unrest appears lo be working up into a serious climax,following on the refusal of the delegates of the blacksmiths and'other organisations to recommend the resumption of work come renewed threats of big strikes on tlie Clyde and at Belfast'where the engineers and allied trade'sections are demanding forty four hoi*;sa.\veek in J the'ease of the Belfast and fSi?lT-llours! in a week of live days inlthe case of Clyde. ■ ■ The Minister for Labor to-day urged the Clyde men to negotiate with the employers in pursuance of the Govern ment policy in connection with other trade disputes. . Meanwhile the-refusal of the Gov ernment; to accede to tlie demand of the national police union for recogni- , tion may mean a serious^police strike.) in London and provinces. Tlie Gov ernment contends that, representative boards exi...
GERMANY MORE TRANQUIL. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 27 January 1919
GERMANY MORE TRANQUIL. The Times correspondent at Berlin says Herr Noske slated in an interview that the Government did not fear the counter revolution. JNumbers of loyal troops were quartered in Berlin, and they were ready inexorably to sup press any further Spartaeist- outbreak. A quiet termination of the,,ejections would have a tranquilising'effect. The Government was' prepared' to form a .coalition with the Bourgeoise of they did not obtain a majority. In any case a democratic' republic is assured. Asked how he expected Germany would be treated at the Peace Confer ence, he replied that he was under no illusions-.- tloyd George - and:. Giernen ceau would offer Germany an equit able peace because she is a socialistic republic: