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A BLAZING DAY 107.3 Degrees LACKADAISICAL COOL CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
107.3 LACKADAISICAL COOL CHANGE. ;According- to -Mr Le Lievre's ther mometer, the temperature yesterday climbed up to 107.3 deg. in the shade. During- the preceding- night it refused to sink below 75.2. r '~ A cool wind started to blow iasfc night at i'i o'clock, but whether it was the long-promised but very dila tory change, was doubtful. Sumptuary laws, laying down what people should and' should' not wear, existed in the "good old days." . If ; they were revived, and it was made compulsory in Pirie to weaiv starched collars, the last couple of days would have filled the minds of laundry pro , prietors with visions of wealth and have encouraged them to figure on the back of an envelope, when not en gaged in changing their collars, how • many more such days would be need ed before they could relieve the local congestion by building terraces of houses. A contest where a collar that gaily in its youthful exuberance jabbed you under the .'chin at 10.1 a.m. and by: 10.16 was pretending ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
NOTICE. WE, the UNDERSIGNED, . HEREBY give, NOTICE that the PARTNERSHIP, heretofore existing between FREDER ICK CHARLES FORD and ALBERT HAROLD MAY and. known as FORD and MAY, PRINTERS of David Street, Port Pirie, has been dissolved by mu- j tuat consent as from JANUARY 31, 1919. ALBERT HAROLD MAY will CONTINUE to CARRY on the BUSIN ESS' under the same style and -will receive all DEBTS DUE and discharge all LIABILITIES'of same. . ~ Signed Frederick CharlesFord Albert Harold May. \ January, 31, 1919. • S 10 8.
COOKERY DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
COOKERY DEMONSTRATION Miss II. J. Rogers is conducting a scries of cookery demonstrations at [the Congregational Church Hall to ex plain the correct" method of using An chor self-raisinjfUour and other goods packed under this brand. An invita tion is extended to all housewives to see these demonstrations, which com mence daily at half-past two, Wed nesday excepted. Afternoon tea will be provided. There will be no chaxge for admission. ; : •'
FATHERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
FATHERS' ASSOCIATION. At, a meeting of the .Jamestown branch of the Sailors and Soldiers' Fathers' Association the secretary (Mr W. .T. Burford) read correspondence from the secretary of the LYdelaide Association, asking for suggestions, and pointing out that in Victoria;- in stead of country branches,~conimit tees only were formed, the members all belonging: t"o_ the one". association, and by this, means a very strong body was made.; _ _ Mr J. Inglis said he thoughfMhere should be country branches. If t-hejr; joined entirely with the parent body their hands would be tied in doing necessary work in their own particular town. lie- moved that fitey! still re main as a country branch, until they could correspond with ^Peterborough and, ^ort Pirie . branches, and find out (heir views on the matter. The motion \yas earnest. . * Mr -J'.' Cameron in^Ved that a com mittee of six be appointed to confer with the Peterborough and Port Pirie delegates to frame suggestions on the matter" receive...
CARE OF ANZAC GRAVES. (United Cable Service). LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
CARE OF A ft! ZAQ GRAVES. Mr. E. R. Peacock in a message front Chanak (Gallipoli) again urges Australian control of the Anzae graves area in place of control by the Imperial Commission, whose methods are cum bersome, perfunctory antl in some re spects • grotesque. Prompt action is necessary in order to prevent the Turks overrunning the area at the conclusion of peace. The Turkish Government could be induced to give Australia permanent possession of the field. (United Cable Service). LONDON, Thursday.'
In the Public Eye [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
The Mayor (Mr. A. B. Forgan] and Mrs. Forgan have accepted ■,the invi tation of the Fathdfrs of Sailors and Soldiers1 Association to attend the ceremony of unveiling the honor'-roll on Wednesday, February 19. The cere mony will be performed by the Mayor. Corporal W. Unstead, son x»f Mr. and Mrs. Unstead, of Florence street, is coming home by this afternoon's' train. " ' Mr. W. McEwen, an old and highly respected resident of Solomontown, died yesterday, after an illness of about 12 months' duration. He was 50 years of age and was born at Yan kalilla. Coming to.Port- Pirie Jn 1874 he commenced business as a builder and continued for many years. He took a deep interest in public matters. He was secretary of the Port Pirie Gun Club, a steward" of the Race Club, and a member" of the A.O. F. His sister is Miss Mary McEwen, .who has done much patriotic work, particularly as hon. secretary of the Red Cross. The funeral will take place to-day, leaving his residence. Main Street, Solomon town...
INHALATORIUM FOR TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
INHALATORIUM FOR TRAVELLERS The local board of health is taking steps to induce passengers by train from Adelaide to protect themselves and others from infection. This pro tection is to he obtained by visiting the board's inhalatorium be fore proceeding- to their detsina tions. Printed notices have been is sued for general distribution. These notices are conspicuously posted in all tlie railway carriages between Port Pirie and Hamley Bridge, as well "as in other lines."* The invitation is as fol lows : ^ LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. INFLUENZA NOTICE. Passengers, on thi| train travel ling to Port Pirie are hereby in . formed--that-.■•immediately on arri val at Port Pirie they are expec ted- to pass through the INHALA TORIUM for the purpose of pro tection against infection. The Local. Board of Health of Port Pirie has erected an Inhala torium at the corners of Gertrude and Alexander streets for the free use of the public, who will be admitted in batches up to 25 every 15 minutes. The proegs...
Start of the War GERMANS PLEAD GUILTY. (United Service Cable.) LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
Start of GERMANS PLEAD GUILTY. - (United Service Cable.) LONDON, Thursday. Router's correspondent at. Berne says that at the international Socialist Conference Herr Eisner, head of the Bavarian Government, speaking in a debate on responsibility for the war. virtually pleaded guilty on behalf of the ' German socialists, but- argued that. Germany could expediate her guilt by advancing on the path of/so cialism. He "claimed that Germany was how the most democratic country in the world. , Herr Kantsky-, a German independ ent socialist, declared that docu ments proved -Germany's guilt. Herr Bethmann-Holweg's statement that France attacked first was a lie. It is stated that German influence is at work in all the'Allied countries, hoping to escape the consequences of the unsuccessful war and rob the Al lies of the fruits of their victories by methods adopted by the Russians in 1917, employing a multitude of agents under false names to stir up indus trial strife, destroy discipline in the p...
CENTRAL BOARD'S OBTUSENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
CENTRAL BOARD'S 03TUSEWESS. The Central Board of Health, ap parently. has not yet thoroughly grasped the. position the local board of health has reached in its arrange ments ; to meet a visitation of pneu monic influenza. It has* made no en deavor to send forward supplies ask ed for with a view to fitting up an iso lation camp. It is still possessed with the idea that the local board is en gaged in the taslc of securing a hall for isolation purposes. Early yesterday morning the secre tary of the local board sought to en lighten the Central authority on the present position and to extract from it replies to repeated requests for sup plies. The lirst wire sent by Mr. Gar rett was as follows.:-— " Fi rs t susp ee ted case - pn eumon ic influenza reported this morning. Patient; being removed, to -hospi taPgTplind. isolated in tent.. Spec-^ ial. nurse engaged .'to,-' take* charge., f House quarantined with1 contacts therein. The patient was inmate Adelaide hospital infectious ward nicasl...
Another Adelaide Death BORDER QUARANTINE SYSTEM. ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
BORDER QUARANT5NE SYSTEM, (ADELAIDE, Friday. A second death occurred at the Ex hibition Isolation Hospital on Thurs-> day night. Tlie patient was J olm Campbell, an unmarried laborer, aged - 45. He was admitted to the Adelaide Hospital on December 28 suffering JVom chronic heart disease, and was transferred to the Exhibition Hospital :ast Sunday with the first lot of influ enza patients.. He was a contact from ;he Flinders ward. The first patient, whose death was reported on Thursday evening-, war Win. Brown, a married man of 68, -.lescribed as a laborer. His relatives' live in Adelaide. He,was adrni;fed■ So the Adelaide Ilospitatjfon. January 30, in to the isolation hospital on Febru ary 1. It is understood that the in fluenza was not the only contributory cause of death. No new cases came under the no tice of the Adelaide officer of health to-day. At a meeting- at' Thebarton it was decided to -send the following- resolu tion to the Director of Education: "That in order to safeg...
AT THE INHALATORIUM. NEARLY 1,200 TREATED. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
AT THE IWHALATORIUm. NEARLY' 1,200 TREATED. As the result of the new time-table in force from yesterday at the inliala torium the attendance showed an in crease of _aboiit- 300," over that of the previous day. The totaj, number dealt with was I i88.- Mr; G. H. Morris has been placed in charge; - The hours of attendance are 8 to 12 noon; i io 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
TWO STEAMERS MINED. (Reuter's Service) LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
TWO STEARIERS^WINED. (Renter's Service ) LONDON. Thursday. lie liter's correspondent at Copen hagen says tlic Danish steamer Car mes was mined. on February 3 ill the North Sea. One of the crew was saved and seventeen are, missing. The;Admiralty announces that the twin screw 800 ton minesweeper Pen arth struck a mine and sank off., the Yorkshire coast on February 4./Forty survivors were landed at the Tyne. Trawlefs are engaged rescuing the-re maining forty officers and men.
INOCULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
. 1 IS' 0 C U L AT i 0 N .* In accordance with the the requests of Mr. W. A. Watt, acting-Prime .Min ister, that all Federal civil servants should he inoculated, llio employes of the Port Birie post office were, yes terday: inoculated by- Br, Leiteh. ■
STORY OF THE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
STORY OF THE CASE. The sick man, who is in employ ment in Port Pirie, a few weeks ago went to Adelaide on a holiday trip. Shortly after reaching- the city measles developed, and he was re moved to the Adelaide Hospital, .where hejs-yas admitted-into the infectious ward. About the same time influenza developed in the hospital, though in a different part of the building. He was discharged as convalescent on Friday, January 24, and on the following day lie returned to his home in Port Pirie. Soon after his; return lie began to fed? unwell. His temperature rose reaching as high as 10:4 degrees, and for four or five days he was laid up with a sickness of influenzal type. He seemed to recover his health some what, but a few days later lie appar ently sustained a slight relapse, . though hardly sufficient to keep him from his work; On Thursday after noon lie returned home, from his work, pneumonia having 'then developed The symptoms generally are those of pneumonic' influenza. But that dis...
Influenza Draws Near SUSPECTED CASE IN PIRIE PREPARATIONS MUDDLED IN ADELAIDE Suspicious Case in Pirie IS IT PNEUMONIC INFLUENZA? [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
SUSPECTED CASE IN PIRIE PREPARATIONS MUDDLED IN ADELAIDE Suspicious Case ia Pirie IS IT PNEUMONIC INFLUENZA? " Laic oa Thursday night a case of sickness suspiciously like pneumonic iniluenza was reported to the health authorities of Port Pirie. It was in a house in Eleventh street, close to the intersection of Eighth street The first step-taken, under the direction of the health officer (Dr. Leitch), who visit ed the place, was to isolate the house. A constable was put on duly, and the : occupants of the cottage were warn ed against leaving the premises. Noth ing could be done beyond isolation, for the simple reason that no prior pre paration had been completed for such an emergency. The authorities had ■ been warned to be ready for any such contingency, and that could only be done: by having everything .ready to receive a case, no matter what hour of the night or day the call might come. There were two tents in the hospital ground, but- they were as they had been received. Nothing ...
THE ISOLATED HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
THE ISOLATED HOUSE. Tlie house in which the supposed case* occurred is a neat-looking cot tage of four rooms and kitchen, built of stone and brick. The contacts now in it are the mother and her gister and three children, the eldest of whom is five years of age. The five contacts will he closely confined to the house and every precaution will be taken to secure complete isolation. .Arrange ments will also be made to supply their needs in every way.
HEALTH OFFICER'S OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Recorder — 8 February 1919
HEALTH OFFICER'S OPINION. ^ The health officer (Dr. Lei ten) was Informed of the- suspicious case be-j hyce'n- !' and 10 o'clock on Thursday,, night. . He saw the patient and came to the conclusion that the symptoms were of a pneumonic condition. Dr. Leitch stated yesterday that the case was ccrtainly suspicious, though he had a hope that it was not pneumonic influenza. That hope was .based on the fact that the man had been home .with his family for a fortnight. If.the illness had been of an infectious na ture some, member or members of the family would have shown signs of it. The fact v.-as that none of them show ed any suspicion of illness within that time. Every precaution, the doctor added, had been .taken, "Clinically," he concluded, "it looks like pneumonic influenza. Personally, I do not think it is."