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LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN The overseas divion of the Legion of [?] (South Australian branch) held a smoke social at the Southern Cross Hotel last night. The Sf,m*im*rn Hotel night. | area commissioner (Colonel W. F. J.; Tajpr^Tw^ was present, and Captain - F. Ward was in the chair. Replying . w* tte toast of tte Legion, Captain Pat '- JEUzUge said it was only six months, ataoe tte branch bad been formed in j . Adelaide, bat 52 members had Joined. Ttey bad built a fine club at St. Leo- ? ' nards beach, where members could stay I tte week-end or camp permanently. I - Tte Legion had its own ashing boa. | Tte branch was divided into three (madrons—mounted, foot, and zntel- BKence. The week-end camps and parades were attractins ttie interest ol men who were anxious to keep them selres fit and welt and he foresaw greaE ! things for the branch. ;
OLD MAN ELOQUENT [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
-OLD MAN ELOQUENT* Through a typoraphical error an in- correct answer was published last week to one of the questions under the head- ing "Do you now -" The question ing. "Do you Know—." The question . was—Tto you know the origin of phrase * often applied In his lifetime to Glad stone, Tte old man. eloquent?'" The . L —at—r published was as follows:—"The warts appear in a sonnet by Milton, and woe by him applied to Socrates, tte memorable Greek orator." The words were applied by Milton, not to auaatefc. bat fejfiocrates. The first letter was inadvertently dropped.
[?] LEAGUE ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
[?] LEAGUE ACTIVITIES [?] of new. members in the [?] League was steadily main- tained last week. The League now numbers more than 13,000 members. Activities for this week include a pub- Ite ???—uini hi tte Tuntr-hnm Institute -OB Wednesday. Councillor C. B. Sat-, tan wffl preside, and Mr. E. D. A. Bagot, nonorary general organiser of, tte League, and other speakers, will; address tte meeting. On Thursday a inlliuL win be held at SeacUff in IDndcHa?. At Clare, on Friday even teg,_ Measrs. C. W. Anderson and H. -. ntembos of tbe executive com- ? as?tee of the League, will speak. In 1 tte afternoon they will meet residents i of Baimtiava. to form a branch of the Uemgat ttere. On Saturday, a public . aeettae has been convened hi the Town Hau, Murray Bridge.
Expert to Report on Canadian Harbours MONTREAL, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
Expert to Report on Canadian Harbours MONTREAL, February 23. Sir Alexander Gibb, the noted British port authority, has been invited to Canada by the Federal Minister for Marine (Mr. A. Duranleau) to investi- gate the technical and business features of the ports of TTa.iifn.-g, St. John, Quebec, Montreal, and Vancouver with the object of increasing business, effi ciency, and development. [The visit recalls the investigations made by Sir George Buchanan, the famous consulting engineer, who came to Australia to advise on harbors works about four years ago. Sir Alexander Gibb is also a distin guished engineer, and has supervised and advised on some of the greatest dock works in the world. He is con sulting encineer to the Admiralty fax the Singapore Naval Base.]
ATTACKED BY MEN AT KESWICK Girl's Screams Bring Aid [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
ATTACKED BY MEN AT KESWICK Girl's Screams Bring Aid Molested by two men on a lonely part of the road near Keswick Bridge, on Anzac Highway, last night, a girl of about 20 screamed for help and was rescued by two other men nearby. Later a search was made with the police car. but -without result. The girl was walking home along Anzac Highway, between West-terraca and the bridge, when the men spots to her. They followed her as far as the bridge, when one of the men molested her. Screaming loudly, she attracted t'-.e attention of two men sitting outside a house near the bridge. As soon as they appeared, the girl's assailants ran away into the darkness of the part lands.
LABOR DIFFERENCES State Policy for Federal By-election [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
LABOR DIFFERENCES State Policy for Federal By-election Mr. H. Kneebone, who is a vice- president of the Federal executive of the A.L.P., and a representative of the South Australian branch of the party, said, on his return to Adelaide yester day, that, "apart from the merits and demerits of what is known as the Lang scheme, it is obviously absurd to make , it an issue in the Federal contest when it has been prepared solely by and for one State." He was referring to the dispute whi'Ji nas arisen between the Federal execu tive of the AJjJ?. and the New South Wales branch of that body on the , Dolicy on which the East Sydney by . election is to be fought. The State executive decided that all Laboi ' speakers should support the Lang scheme, whereas the Federal executive ruled against repudiation. An inter , State conference has been called -o ' decide the matter.
ARTIST KILLED IN FALL FROM THIRD FLOOR WINDOW ALEXANDRIA, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
ARTIST KILLED IN FALL FROM THIRD FLOOR WINDOW ALEXANDRIA, February 23. While hundreds were admiring her pictures now being exhibited in Cairo, the New Zealand artist, Mrs. Leslie Greener, formerly Miss Haszard, whose picture, "Isle of Brechou," was re cently purchtised for the Dunedin i Gallery, accidentally fell from the i third floor window of Victoria College, ' where her husband, also an artist, is a . master. i She was buried at sea, in accordance &lt; with her own wishes.
TASMANIAN MATCH Port Augusta Player Included in S.A. Team [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
TASMANIAN MATCH Port Augusta Player Included in S.A. Team The last match of the first-class season win begin at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday between Sooth Australia and Tasmania. The South Australian team includes Mcrv. Hntton, a promising Port Augusta batsman. For several seasons, Hutton, who is only 18, has scored prolifically in matches ?at Port Augusta, and when playing in the country carnival in Adelaide. Last season when in Adelaide as a member of a country carnival team he played one innings for Sturt and com piled 71 not out. Reports from Port Augusta indicate that Hutton is still scoring runs and the State selectors O>r. C. E. Dulling, Messrs. H. Bridgman, and V. Y. Richardson) have decided to test his ability. The team to play against Tasmania ?vras announced yesterday. H. E. P. Whitfield and C. V. Grimuiett are not included. The latter vriU be engaged in the fifth Test in Sydney. The players chosen axe:—V. Y. Richardson (cap tain), H. C. Nitschke, C. W. Walker, P. K. ...
TWO MEN INJURED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
TWO MEN INJURED Suffering from shock,-abrasions, and injuries to limbs, Messrs. Arthur Maunder (21); laborer, of Smith-street, Southwark and Frederick Shute-street Southwark, and Frederick Shute (24), of Chapel-street, Thebarton, were ad mitted to the Adelaide Hospital yes terday. They were injured when the motor cycle outfit they were riding came into collision with a motor car.
HINT OF GOVT'S FINANCE PLANS "Certain Project" in Parliament in March? MORE WAGE CUT APPLICATIONS Melbourne, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
HINT OF GOVT'S FINANCE PLANS "Certain Project" in Parliament in March? MORE WAGE CUT APPLICATIONS Melbourne, February 23. Hints of the Federal Gov- ernment's financial plans were given in the Full Arbitra- tion Court to-day by Mr. T. C. Brennan, K.C., repre senting: the Federal Attorney- Gen eraL The court sat to hear further appli cations for a reduction of wages by 10 per cent. Mr. Brennan said that the Govern ment, after consultation with various authorities, might lay a certain pro ject; before Parliament, and that body might or might not accept it. Further than that he could not go, he said: but that project could not be put until March. The court consisted of Chief Judge Dethridge, Judge Beeby, and Judge Drake-Brockman. Mr. Menzies, K.C., appeared for a number of the employing organisa tions, and Mr. Brennan and Mr. Fraser asked leave to intervene on- behalf of the Federal Attorney-General.' An army of union advocates an nounced appearances on. behalf of various organisations....
FATE OF VOLUNTEER WATERSIDERS NO DECISIVE STEP LIKELY UNTIL NEXT MONTH Many Still Working [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
FATE OF VOLUNTEER WATERSIDERS NO DECISIVE STEP LIKELY UNTIL NEXT MONTH Many Still Working The chief question raised by the waterfront position at Fort Ade- laide, where preference for mem- bers of the Waterside Workers Federation and certain former sol- . diers IS now in force, is what wOI - ' happen to the volunteers* organisa tion -which has been in existence since the 1928 strike, and which, at its strongest, bad about 500 mem bers on its books. Little information could be secures at the Port yesterday, and apparently the volunteers are content to leave itie matter in the hands of &lt;*??? shipowners, who contested the preference issue in the recent High Court proceedings. Local shipping representatives had little to say about the position, and it is plain that Jhe Melbourne offices of the com panies wli decide what future acUnn. must be taken. There appears to be a general im- ? pression. however, that no decisive step will be taken until it is seen what the Senate, when...
BRITAIN LACKS A LEADER Parties at Sixes and Sevens WHAT BY-ELECTIONS INDICATE LONDON, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
BRITAIN LACKS A LEADER Parties at Sixes and Sevens WHAT BY-ELECTIONS INDICATE LONDON, February 23. The by-elections at East Islington and Fareham, by revealing the destitu- tion of the Government's policy and the annihilation of liberalism, and the ; lamentable division in- the Conserva- " nve camp, have caused consternation ?-. i at headquarters. ! All parties are facing an an ; precedented economic crisis, yet no - genuine policy to meet the situation - can be put before the country because - of the absence of definite leadezship. ' , In any direction the situation is com- ?"?' 3 plicated. r The fact that Mr. Winston Churchm. i Lord Lloyd, and Sir Robert Home will , appear together at the Albert Hall mass r meeting to protest against, the weak i ness of the British policy in India is - an indication of further weakness in " s the Opposition. Moreover, the Liberals i And Socialists have failed to reach an - i agreement on vital clauses in -"the t Trades Disputes Bill, so that the G...
INCIDENT AT DANCE ENDS IN COURT Girl Alleged to Have Taken Wrong Partner Broken Hill, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
INCIDENT AT DANCE ENDS IN COURT Girl Alleged to Have Taken Wrong Partner Broken Hill, February 23. A stabbing affray, in which Bernard Ernest James Anderson (22) 'was stabbed in a leg. necessitating several stitches, marked a dance in the Trades Hall on Saturday night by the Militant Minority' movement. Statements made to the police show (bat during the progress of a square dance about 11.30 pjn. a girl in the swinging corners went to another man instead of a foreigner named Pasquila Carbon (37). Her action caused an noyance to liie foreigner, who exprc-ed his indignation.* At the conclusion of the dance soaie men in the set went outside the *"?". ' and there the Italian is alleged to have struck at the men whom the girl had danced with by mistake. He missed the man and Anderson stepped in to act as peacemaker, when he was struck * with a knife. The foreigner was not arrested until . yesterday, when the police had to chase him through a part of the city. Carbon appeared in the Polic...
METHODIST CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
METHODIST CONFERENCE At the opening of the 30th annual [?] Conference in the Pirie-strcet Church this morning, the President- Beet (Rev. J. G. Jenkin) will be in-' 4octed by the retiring President (Rev. J. H. Allen), and ministerial sessions ', ?vfR follow. Church membership for ' . the past year was 26,036. an increase of ?SS. Tbe Sunday-school roll was ' MUBI, and teachers numbered 5,666, teWM of 983 and 209 respectively. tte TBttma^ value of church property la OB,TO. Ministers and probationers ?—?????? 185. The conference secretary _ it tte Rev. S. Carroll Myers. On mjiFning1 the Bishop of Ade- Mdc (Right Rev. Dr. Thomas) will give tte devotional address. The home mis ata &lt;tanons&atian win be held on ?'"'-'*y evening In the Exhibition
GENERAL NEWS PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
GENERAL NEWS PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE The chairman of the Fruitgrowers and Market Gardeners' Association Mr. W. H. Ind) was examined by members of the Public Work Commit- tee yesterday In connection with the lueUmwUttn water supply. He was ?gainst additional water storage at MtDbniofc. The business of members of ttie association had been affected toy tbe reservoir which took in practi cally an the water in the vicinity. Gravers who depended on water from vcDs and bores only secured that cl fllWfifcn quality which was unsuitable tot citrus growing. Citrus trees had deteriorated on that account during tte past few years. Lack of water Imkl caused unemployment also.