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CREW FOR OLYMPIAD Macfarlane Replies FAVORS COMBINED EIGHT MELBOURNE, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
CREW FOR OLYMPIAD Macfarlane Replies FAVORS COMBINED EI[GlT IMELBOURNE, To-day. "Members of the Murray Bridge crew are acting under a misapprehension con· cerning my remarks regarding their victory in the Australian eight-oal championship in Perth last month. When interviewed I said, and still say, that the MDurray Bridge crew won by a third of a length and not. a quarie, of a length which I am credited with saying.'3 Mr. J. R. ? acfarlane, the well-known rowing authority and selector of the Victorian team, made this remark this morning. "The South Australian oarsmen have formed the wrong impression that I am trying to discredit their claims for in clusion in the Australian Ohlpic team for Paris next year. I admit that the3 were left at the post in Western Aus tralia, but that was their own fault. Western Australiac and Victoria were well ahead of Murray Bridge at the mile' "Mr. W. Sladden seems annoyed ati my reference to the merits of his mem bers over the Olympic distance-a littl...
VICTORIA'S TEAM Selectors Meet Tonight [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
VICTORIA'S TEAM . - -- Selectors Meet Tonight This evening the selectors of the Vic torian Football League will meet to select the representatives to play against South Australia on the Mel boprne Cricket Ground on August 18 • the return match. Victoria has learned the lesson that the early selection affords the oppor tunity for practice together, in order to have a chance against their rivals from Adelaide. There are indications that a number of alterations will be made in the team thatplayed In Adelaide. It is probable that two big forwards will be included, and that a change in the followers will be made. Boromeo, the Carlton champion, ap pears a certainty, and McNamara, the St. Kilda giarit, has a chance of inclu sion.
[All Rights Reserved.] THE STORY OF JOHN CONRICK, PIONEER TOLD BY HIMSELF With four thousand cattle, Mr. Conrick moves toward Queensland.—Blacks in bark canoes come to his help.—He meets notable snake catcher. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) (II.) [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
tAll Rig'hts Reserved.] ~THE STORY OF JOHBN C0)NIcCK, PION. :TOLI) BY HIMSEIF_: With :four thousand cattle, Mr. Conrick moves toward. Queensland.--Blacks in bark canoes come to his S help.-lj e meets notable snake catcher. (ALL RIGHTS !RESERVED.) i I.) :Our ,small party of four youths, a Adeover. .and a teamster, 1f t Tower Hill, Vitoria, on November 29, ,17S driving four .thwnisand head of cattle to ward western Queensland. We travelled eight miles the first dIay and. camped on •my father's bush procperty. 'On thie followirg-day we covered about 12 miles, Issing through the Union Sta tion of' Mr. ')David Kennedy and camping on Quamby Station, then owneU by the late Willam Linds;ay and to-day he!l by his grandcrhirren. There is now a kangaroo iarm. with two ori three tiho-asand auimals. on Quamby run, anml it was v:isited ," the Prince of Wa'!es recently. A\s a I'my I helped to 'ard 3,000 kangaroos i: one drive on thi.s station. and to-day -nry are breedi?g them! 1I recall that on l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
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LYCEUM CLUB First Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
LYCEUM CLUB First Anunal Meeting The Lyceum Club held its first an nual meeting last night in M'iss Beat rix Bennett's rooms, North terrace. Dr. THelen Mayo was in the chair. She said that the members of the club. who were abroad found the Lyceums most useful, especially in London, Paris, Rome, and Florence. The club intended giving a reception on Minday evening to Dame Adelaide Anderson and Miss Gladys Pott, O.B.E. The education committee's French evening would take place at The Grosvenor on August 13, when Miss Violet de 'Mole would produce Alfred de Musset's "Un Caprice." The honorary secretary's repor was adopted. The club has 93 full mem bers, five interstate and five associate members. The election of officers resulted: President, Dr. Helen Mayo; vice-presi dents, Miss Cussen. Miss Mary Kitson: committee, Mrs. John Bow-man, Miss Carrie Clayton, and Miss Stirling; hen. treasurer, Miss F. M. Saunders; hen. secretary, Mis Margaret Darnley Nay lor. The trustees of the club are Dr....
WEATHER IN BRIEF [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
WEATHER IN BRIEF Unsettled conditions developed yeste~day. Dur ing the night light and scattered showers fell, chiefly in the southern and south-easteern edeis. tricts Although fine weather was reported over the greater part of the State this morning, Mr. E. Bromley Government Metearologist) said these conditions should be oonly temporary. More showers are likely in the" settled areas, with windJ veering later to squally westerlies. Following are the official forecasts:- South Australia.--Squallyv; strong north.west to west winds, with showers, especially along the coastline and centrol districts, where some heavy falls are expected. Victoria.-Cloudy to gloomy and unsettled, with rain spreading generally over the State. Northerly to north-west and west winds; rough along the coast. New South Wale --Further coastal showers an weather generally cloudy, with rain develop inmr over the inland areas during week-end, chiefly over the southern half. Squally south east winds on the north co...
CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENTS Some Objectionable Features [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENTS Some Objectionable Features Strong opposition is being taken by the Adelaide Chamber of Commerce to a number of sections in the Customs Act Amending Bill now before the Federal Parliament. At a meeting of the council of the chamber held yes terday afternoon it was decided to com municate with the president of the Associated Chambers of Commerce of Australia and press for the removal of several objectionable features in the measure. Alteration to Section 15, dealing with warehouse fees, is considered unneces sary. The principal Act set out the fees to be paid, whereas the suggested amendment provides that fees shall be prescribed without giving any indica tion of what those fees might be. According to the council there appears to be no valid reason why Section 228 of the Act should be amended. The addition of the words "or know ingly assist in the unlawful Importa tion, exrortation, or conveyance of any prohibited imports or prohibited ex ports" throws a grave ...
MUST HAVE CHARM Woman Lost Without It PRIZES BEQUEATHED [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
MUIST Mh~BAVE CHAR Woman Lost Without It PRIZES BEQUEATHED The late Peter Mitchell's bequest of special prizes for ideal women continues to exercise paragraphists and special writers in the London press. The latest commentator is . noted young novelist named Michael Arlen, whose recent book 'Piracy" shows him to be an adequate portrayer of charmn* ing women. He asserts that Mitchell does not want a ideal woman, but an institution with a nurse's face. "He rays nothing of charm," states the artist. 'A woman without charm is like a woman without hair on her head. Charm is more important than swim ming. "Atl men hide a dream in their hearts which a woman walks with a smiling face and whispering feet. They will never meet this wom~an. It is just as well if there is to be any happiness in the home. The ideal woman is, in fact, a gentleman." The late Mr. Peter Mitchell set apart! £178,478, out of which he directed his trustees to provide 'prizes for 15 Aus tralian girls or women under 30 y...
SILVER DECLINES FURTHER [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
SILVER DECLINES FURTHER According to advlces received by the Aus tralian Metal ExchQnge, the LaOndon Metal Exchange middle quotations for July " t - as joilow: Copper, standard, spot (rise 5f/)-.£e5 U/a. Copper, three months (rise 5/)-£66 6/3. Copper, electroylitie--t 10/. eLad, soft foreign, spot (rise 2/6)-E£24 2/. Lead, forward--£24 2/6. Spolter, spot (rIse 10/)-£31 2/6. Spelter, forward (rise 12/6)-- 31. Tin, standard, spot (rise 15)--£]84 8/9. Tin, three months (rlsoe 2/6)-£185 6/s3. Silver, standard, cash (tall .1-6)--2/6 13-10. Silver, forward (allI 1-16d.)--2:6??.' S?ilver, fine, cash (fall 1-16d.)-?2/?. Silver, fdorwfard (f 1-1d4.)-2/ E?l-d.
West Adelaide Just Beaten in Desperate Game RACING IN TWO STATES BITALLI WINS CUP Tattersall's Meeting HALF-HEAD VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
W ,. Ade aide ust Beaten in Desperate Game JRACING INo'> TO TWO· . 68~~A~rF o'; l BITALLIWINS CUP S Tattersall's IMeeting S HALF-HEAD VICTORY. Racing began with the Trials, for -'hich Uriah was installed faivorite. There was also solid support for 3Bo0 Tir. and Miss Aides. Bonnie Gift and Bon Tir fought out an interesting finish, the former getting home by half a head. Uriah, who was a long way back in the early stages, made up some leeway and filled fourth position. The winner, which ran second in the Bracelet at the Hunt Club, is raced by Mr. F. Handtke. She was handled nicely by the apprentice Boots. STEEL BRONZE ALL THE WAY. The 1922-23 racing season in South 'Australia was wound up today .with Tattersalls Cup meeting. The weather was ideal. The course was in fairly good order. Lady'Simon was the only scratching in the Viceroy Handicap. Rakworth, King of Mirth, and Essenside were most fancied, but the winner turned up in Steel Bronze, which was beaten into third place in a sm...
BY CAR ACROSS A CONTINENT Tent life enjoyed in storm and sunshine— Thousands of miles hold perils and adventure Long line of Kindly faces lights way—Supreme test comes with the summit of the Rockies. No. I.—S. K. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
.BY. ORM SS A £0 INT . Tent .lilenjoyed in storm and sunshine S:" Thous4~iaj?Of miles hold perils-.-ad adventure S Long iinkef kindly faces.lights way-Supre.me . test ofmp with the stmmiriato the Rockies.... No. I.-S. K. B EGUN in Boston sunshine, with the -'kiss .of. tyres:. on an oiled highway, "-.ourmoftotiitaeross a continent erdd.;firnheating ram. th'e mud of a night jlu.e,,,tghough a Canadian forest eling ing.' tot'?Ei ;,r as it entered the lights of Vancouvier. The speedometer showed 4,400 mnles Before those 40 days of road and tent lose their 'sharpness,. there are memories which may be worth recording. Instead of a stately progress, with scenery and cities strung like pearls on, a silver cord of mile age,-let.us wind with fancy over the 31-0: lihwk trail into the:spray of Niagara, and then far wegt, dipping south to the ex. quisite Colora d. Spring and climbing northward to .;he frontier festival at Cheyenne; up trioUgh the heat haze until canyons broaden .into the glorious...
VERY MUCH SO. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
kVEttY 'UCht SO. pne ?was a- dainty young thing. :dressed the Intest ashtoni, 'and as she :ga'ly ppn(E Up the stairs the-offlco boy gasp?l. 'n grinned, as she 'cane to a ztandst'll )fore in ! "Yes :xni5ss," - he ° asked, rather impert 'Could you-teL mz' i. Mr. Jones is l?t"r' ·(e sr~cedl~::·' ;lhe boy8node'i lte ~dpolnte vaguely over 1 Shay.oi ~ , th e??; z.. d.oor.
A FLOATING HOTEL [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
A FLOATINQG HOTEL !SIA~ ~ · ... .. Sdern travel.has created a- demand-'for he i'floating hotel"W:hereon guests may agage a room for periods of three weeks p four months.and vrew the--world from ) steamercliain .oromake-.?hort excursions to the interior of cou'ntries visitedl. Such (' f'Wl"is-: the steamship. Franconia .of he niard-'Lie,- built purposely for cruis bg iround 'th. world, and now nearing bumpletion. Besides the usuasl public, rooms to be bound in :' all- well-regu~Taited - hotels, the raneomnia will have a Pompeiian swim hingtpool,.a aquis1s .court-and gymnasium, fgmetrous 0mall shops along its broad cor dor? and a complete:-laundry employing irty people (sa-s "Th&- Boston Trans rip.'). Th".iroos, -lik"&those ina hotel shorb, h~ie b,6l,. ,hot ,ind. cold, water, bd~iiany:iof them ha've private baths." Trtjnk rooms for extra baggage -will be i pt 6penday.and.night. Bellboys answer e iph 6f a button and maids.and valets ril be a?vailaie' at all times.. Two ...
MASTER CRAFTSMAN First X-Ray Tube EARLY SCIENCE IN ADELAIDE [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
MASrXWIRFAFTMA I First X*Ra. Tube-, EARLY SCIENJCFI 1N ADELAIDE I I the quiet backwaters of the Ade laide University, at a desk littered with scientific apparatus and delicate tools, sits.a tall, slightly bent man, of-qulet and studious dem~ahor. .It'- ' is.,' Mlr. Arthur L. Rogers, who for 33.:years has been in charge. of the physics dePart ment workshop. Like all sfentifits; he shrinks from publicity. - Most of the instruments used by the physics students are the work of Mir. Rogers and his expert assistant. Intri cate- electrical apparatus, galvano meters, galvanometer lamps, phonic wheels, vacuum glass tuibes, and hdsts: of other instruments and tools .are turned out with precision -and finish. Should the physics professor wish to experiment it is .Mr. Rogers who makes the necessary apparatus. X-RAY AND. WIPELESS. '. Unexciting? Perhaps it.is, but it is I absorbing and interesting, Mir. Rogers has his thrills and" grand momenta.: For : Professor (now Sir William) Bragg, with who...
WINGLESS FLYING MACHINE Windmill Type [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
WINGLESS FLYING MACHINE Windmill Type Unusual interest is being taken in reports from Madrid of man-carrying flights made recently at heights of about 100 ft. by a machine invented by a young Spanish engineer, Don Juan de la Cierva. The apparatus-neither airship, aeroplane, nor, -heLcipter-re presents the testing of -.a.,'nw air idea (says "The Daily Mail").; TWindmil-flying is liot(ie method is described. About a 'norinl aeroplane body is fixed horizontally,: at the top of a vertical tube, what the iwentor calls a wing-screw. Actually, to-bok at, the "sails" of a large four-bladcld windmill. When the pilot start:s his engine an ordinary tractor-propeller . ii turned and the craft runs along on its wheels. As it does so the big lioriontally turn ing "windmill" begins- to.:spin round under the .air pressure caused by the machine's forward movement. The windmill itself and its big blades are inclined slightly from the horizrn tal so as to exercise an upward lifting effect when thus sp...
Latest Registrations LATEST REGISTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Latest Registrations l.&TOLTE REG'ISRATIONS. Follofwing s the latest list of registered motor vehicles: 22576---Ies1ie Ernest Cox, 327 South terrae, Adelaide. 15.8 Talbot. 22577----John Joseph Luny, Black Rock, 23.8 Dodge. 22578--Rebecc Ann Steele, Glen Osmond road, Frewville, 27.3 Overland. 22579-Frederick Schippan, Angaston, 18.2 Overland. 22580-Arthur WiMliam Graves, Reynella, 18.2 Overland. 22581-Martin Murray, Victorr . street, Queenstown, 25.6 EJ.M.F. 22582-Henry Wataford Le Cornu, 9 Park avenue, Hyde Park, 22.5 Ford. 225S3---John Hunt, Bordertown. 22.5 Ford. 22584---Osoar Hoffman, Renmark, 22.5 Ford. 22585-William James Packer, Port Ellis ton. 22.5 Ford. 22586--James Faulds, Horian avenue, Mit chamn Park, 22.5 Ford. 22587-Archibald Graham, Second Valley, 22.5 Ford. 22588--Hurtle James Poter, Reynella, 22.5 Ford. 22589--James Joseph anrahan, Two Wells, 22.5 Ford. 22590---Arent VanderwRrI, Waukunga, 22.5 Ford. 225l91--Frederick Holmer and John Johnson,. Renmark, 22.5 Fo...
COLLEGE GAME Princes, 13.16; Saints, 7.15 PRINCE ALFRED'S BIG WIN [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Princes, 13.16; Saints, 7.15 PRINCE ALFRED'S BIG WIN St. Peter's and Prince Alfred played their forty-first annual match today o4 the Adelaide Oval. Previous matches had resulted in 21 victories for the reds and 13 for thb blues. When the game was started there wa a breeze which slightly favored th team kicking to the southern end. Axford (P.A.C.) won the toss and elected to take advantage of the breezei Sice, Howard, and IEvans comprised Saints' first ruck, while Princes relied on Fisher, Burns, and Storer. Shortly after the bounce Slee wa( a fre, but the ball was returned. Fishet with a snapshot opened the scoring witll the maximum. The pace was on from the start, witlf the reds slightly superior in that cle, partmcent. The ball was quickly trarnn ferred from one endt of the field to th4 other, and each sido added a single. Cameron was then placed in posses4 sion within easy dlistance, but only i point resulted. There was little to choose between the teams. Doth were showing cleve...