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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
S. t WARD & CO., STOCK, SHARE. AND INVESTMENT BROKERS 30, GrenfeD-streeL Adelaide. PM27?c - ABRIDGED PROSPECTUS OF BOUGAINVILLE GOLD OPTIONS, NO LIABILITY Nominal Capital, £50,000 in 50,000 Shares of £1 each 7,000 Shares ere now Issued for public subscription, payable 5/ per share on appli cation and 5/ per share on allotment. No further .calls until receipt ol experts" re ports, as mentioned In Prospectus dated 12th February, 1931. Prospectus and full particulars can be obtained and applications made through Members of the Stock Exchange, Adelaide, or at the Registered Office of the Company, Trustee Building. Grenfell-street, Adelaide. PCSS - SI&LCOIM McINTOSH, Secretary. T-VUPIJCATE BILLHEAD CHECK BOOKS. ?'-' specially adapted for Drapers. Store keepers and Retailers generally. "The Advertiser" Office. -— WaymouttL-street, Adelaide. Shipping Notes and Notices I ORIFNT LINE UlUljlll UU^U ROTAL MAIL STEAMERS TO LONDON. Via COLOMBO, SUEZ. TOBT SAID. NAPLES. TOULON. GI...
PRAISE FOR MAN On Land STANDS OUT IN TROUBLES, SATS ELDER'S CHAIRMAN WOOL PRICE UP? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
PRAISE FOR MAN On Land STANDS OUT IN TROUBLES, SATS ELDER'S CHAIRMAN WOOL PRICE UP? "In all our troubles, nothing stands out better than the efforts of the man on the land to reduce costs of production and practise economy in his personal experience. Where arc there corresponding efforts elsewhere?" asked the chairman of directors (Mr. T. E. Barr Smith), at the half-yearly meeting of Elder, Smith & Co, Lt&lt;L, yesterday. "How lons it will be before our primarly industries become profitable again, it is impossible to say," added Mr. Barr Smith, "but to reach that stage is the point on which our utmost efforts must be concentrated." "Unfortunately, prices for wool and meat are still unfavorable, giving such small net returns to pastoralists that the whole- industry is in trouble. "Prospects for wool at the moment are better, but a long leeway has to be made up. "I feel sun that ultimately we wfll see higher wu>l prices, because even in the present xiorld depression...
HIGHER DUTY ON RUBBER SOUGHT Tariff on Imported Tennis Balls Would Aid Employment Melbourne, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
HIGHER DUTY ON RUBBER SOUGHT Tariff on Imported Tennis Balls Would Aid Employment Melbourne, February 23. Evidence was heard by the Tariff Board to-day for increased duties on many classes of rubber manufactured in Australia. Mr. A. E. Grant, sales manager for the Barnett Glass Rubber Co., Ltd., supported an application for increases in the duties on tennis balls. Mr. Gran; said that imported materials re presented 42.22 per cent, of the total cost of production in bis company's factory. He considered that an in crease of duty would lead to an in crease in the Australian output by about 33 per cent. The cost of pro duction, would be reduced and more employment would be given. The in creases asked for were for 30 per cent. British preference, 35 per cent, inter mediate, and 45 per cent, general, plus a temporary surcharge of 50 per cent, to 60 to 70 and 75 per cent., or 1/, 1/3, and 1/6 a lb., whichever returned the larger sum. Mr. H. L. Buchland. representing Michelin Tyre Co., of F...
gfsfa [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
gfsfa By Rufus IT is not remarkable that one should meet troops of friends in a hair- dressing saloon. Yesterday, after s short chat, while waiting my turn with Mr. F. A. Lakeman, whom ] somehow always associate with st Peter's Cathedral, I took the chaii racated by Mr. Terry, the explorer When finished, I talked away to Colii Matheson about Nilpena. He said the feed was splendid now. There were s few rabbits coming about, but then were no dogs. What a chase we hac one day after a dingo, after the blacl boys had tracked the wild bitch foi miles. We ran her down in the War noota Creek, and Harry Caiman, thf manager at the time, shot her. Ever £t> this day I drink to Queenie. th( beautiful thoroughbred mare I rode She was dear old Rod Matheson'i iavonte hack. Then I met Mr R. T Melrose. of Rosebank, waiting his turn 'Isn't it a beautiful day?" he said ?J£i" £ feP"^- "The weather's al ?f h£ bat.J hH world's all wrong.1 Perhaps it's the people in it who an wrong," suggested the well-...
FIFTY TEARS AGO FROM "THE ADVERTISER" FEBRUARY 24, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
FIFTY TEARS AGO FROM "THE ADVERTISER" FEBRUARY 24, 1881. The City of Adelaide now con tains close on 40,000 souls, of whom 8,000 live in North Ade- laide. By far the Greater por- laide. By far the greater por tion of working class families live in the southern part. The directors of the South Australian Mining Association have effected a sale of all real and personal estate in this province, including the Burra mines, to purchasers in Eng land for £100.000. At a meeting of the Mount Gambler Sunday - Closing League several speakers declared that the majority of the publi cans in the town were in favor of closing their hotels all day on Sundays, but were keeping open in self-defence. Of the 223 admissions to Parkside Lunatic Asylum last year, only 31 were white folk born in the colony, the re mainder, with the exception of a single South Australian abo riginal, being immigrants. At the annual meeting of the South Australian Farmers' Mutual Association a resolution in favor of "the res...
IN OTHER CITIES SYDNEY GOSSIP (From Our Special Correspondent) Sydney, February 23. to [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
IN OTHER CITIES SYDNEY GOSSIP (From Our Special Correspondent) Sydney, February 23. to The Premier (Mr. Lang) continues ride triumphant at the head of his hero worshippers, but the very in tensity of his campaign is slowly but surely building up a eolid, determined army of opposition, that may crush, his political fortunes and humble his pride and power in the dust. The leader of the Opposition (Mr. Bavin) is convinced that Parliament has degenerated into a ruthless party machine, and is embarking upon a crusade to rally the country behind him, and by sheer weight of public opinion to force an early election. The problem that is now facing those who place the honor and safety of Australia first, is not how long can the country stand Mr. Lang, but how soon can he be displaced. Mr. Bavin proposes to carry the fiery cross through the length and breadth of the State, and wherever he travels he will find the people eager to rally to his standard. Solidly Against Labor The country itself ...
CONSTANTINE GLEAN BOWLS SIX West Indies Well Placed in Sydney Game [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
CONSTANTINE GLEAN BOWLS SIX West Indies Well Placed in Sydney Game Constantine bowled six New South Wales batsmen to-day and helped to put the West Indies in a good position He finished with six for 45. At the end of the second day of the return match against New South Wales the West Indies had dismissed the home side for 190, giving them a lead of 149, and have made 38 for three tickets in their second innings. For tiie New South Wales batting failure the fast bowlers were responsible. Eight of the wickets fen to them. One was run out, and Scott got the other tailender. Constantine, who finished with six for 45, bit the stumps on each occa sion. Bill was top scorer wi&i 41, and was batting soundly when he was run out. The visitors might have been in an even better position bad they adopted enterprising methods, as in the first in nings. Instead, they sat on the splice and on their lead, with disappointing con sequences, losing three wickets for 37. The first half-hour produ...
CRIMINAL SESSIONS Prisoners Sentenced [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
CRIMINAL SESSIONS Prisoners Sentenced Ten persons were presented for sen- tence before the Chief Justice (Sir George Murray) in the Criminal Court yesterday. Gaol for Killing Sheep Robert Phillips (47), grazier, and Al bert Hempel (34), farmer, both of Mor gan, and Samuel Brobble (64), laborer, of Banners, were found guilty of hav ing, wilfully killed at Barmera, on De cember 18 last, a sheep belonging to Conn Weir Watson, with intent to steal; the carcase. i The Chief Justice said the offence j carried a jng^'"''"' penalty of eight: years. An example must be made! ?when persons were found guilty of that! offence. The three men would each be imprisoned, with hard labor, for 12 ] months. Broke Into Shops Patrick Henry McCann (18). Leslie Ryan (23). and John Thomas Harvey, all of Barmera, had admitted having broken into the shop of Drew and Crewes, Proprietary, Limited, at Koo ringa, on or about November 7, and ? stolen goods valued at £43 4/10. Ryan was sentenced to imprison ment, wi...
CONSPIRACY ALLEGED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
CONSPIRACY ALLEGED Michael Mitten Hamden, store- keeper, of Ceduna. was committed for trial on a charge of conspiracy, by Mr. W. V. Ray. S.M. in the Adelaide Police Court yesterday. It is alleged that Hamden unlawfully conspired about December 2 1929. to burn his shop end contents, with intend to defraud. Mr. A. L. Pickering, of the Crown Law Department, prosecuted, and Mr. J. W. Nelligan appeared for Hamden. Bail was fixed at £200, with one surety of £200.
BURGLARY WILL OUT Earthquake Reveals Two Missing Safes Wellington, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
BURGLARY WILL OUT Earthquake Reveals Two Missing Safes Wellington, February 23. The raising of the sea floor at Napier Harbour by the recent earthquake re- vealed two office safes which disap- peared mysteriously during a series of undetected burglaries several months ago. About a hundred launches, yachts, and smaller boats which before the earthquake were anchored in the upper reaches of the inner harbour are now high and -dry, and it will be difficult tc get many of them into the water again. The majority are now separated from the nearest stretch of sea water by over half a mile of dry land.
"DISGRUNTLED BUYER" Ordered to Pay £444 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
"DISGRUNTLED BUYER" Ordered to Pay £444 "The truth, of this case is that the defendant is a disgruntled buyer, who purchased land during the boom period, and when he found that the invest- ? ment was not turning out as well as '. he expected, manufactured the story . which he has told," said Mr. W. V. . Ray, S3JL, in the Adelaide liocal Court ' yesterday. : He was delivering reserved judgment . for Greater Tusmore Pty. Ltd, land ' agents of Pirie-street, Adelaide, for '? £444 6/2, the full amount claimed, in 1 their action against J. W. Gordon, of Torrens Park. 1 The company sued for alleged breach of a written contract dated October 24, 1927, respecting the sale and purchase of certain allotments at St. James Park SjSt&£e Gordon did not admit the contract, and alleged fraudulent misrepresenta tion on me part of the Company. He claimed decission of the contract, dam ages, and repayment of all moneys paid by fr"" on account of the pur chase of the land and interest. Mr. Ray f...
MINING NEWS GOLD DISCOVERY ON BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
MINING NEWS GOLD DISCOVERY ON BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND The discovery of gold on Bougainville Island has created much interest in min- ing circles; more particularly as the de- velopmental work is to be carried out by an Adelaide company. Known as Bougain ville Gold Options, NX. South Australia has played a most prominent pan in the development of mining. One need only mention Broken ttiu Kalgoorlie, and later. New Guinea. The Kupel goldfield on Bou gainville Island (Mandated Territory), close to New Guinea, over which the Ade laide Company has rights, attracts atten tion because of Its enormous possibilities. The lode outcrop is of huge dimensions, and the assays ol samples reveal that it contains gold, copper, and silver, which should prove highly profitable. The company was fortunate in securing the services of Mr. E. G. Banks, MJnst. MM. one of Australia's most eminent metallurgists and mtniTip manager, and ft man of undoubted repute, to report upon the field. His reports, together wi...
MINING1 MEETINGS HAMPTON CONSOLS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
MINING1 MEETINGS HAMPTON CONSOLS The annual meeting of the Hamp- ton Consols Gold Mining Company. N.L. was held on Monday. Mr. W. A. Hughes presided. Profit and loss account and balance sheet to December 31 were adooted. The chairman reported that work on the mine was resumed on March 12. The P.A. held by the company, with an additional area of 12 acres of valuable ground, has been converted Into a 24-acre lease In the company's name. Since resumption opera tions have been confined to exploration and development work. No. 1 underlay shaft sunk to 95 ft. Drive north com menced In reef 48 In. wide, average values of 80/. At 51 ft. level north drive ex tended 34 ft. In ore 65/. No. 2 shaft vertical sunk 38 to 80 ft., and connected with No. 1 underlay shaft. South-west drive on reef advanced 23 ft., and north-east drive 15 ft. Development work discloses two distinct reefs trending at different angles, carrying values at different stages from 60/ to 80/. Operations conducted to in crease...
LAW COURTS SUPREME COURT Tuesday, February 24 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
LAW COURTS SUPREME COURT Tuesday, February 24 No. 1 Court (Civil). Before Mr. Justice Richards, at 10.30 a.m. For judgment—In the matter of the estate of Peter McRostie, deceased; Grant v. Stokes. SUPREME COURT Tuesday. February 24, 1931. Before the Chief Justice, in No. 2 Court, to-day, at 10 a.m.:—For trial—E. v. Sheeiy. . R. v. Westley. E. v. J. McLeod. and R. v. Hutton. For sentence—B. Baumhauer. , For triJil —K. v. W. R. Delaney, and R. v. Reardon. ADELAIDE LOCAL COURT Case for to-&lt;3ay—Hart v. Payne-
£500 FOR LOSS OF EYE Child Awarded Damages [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
£500 FOR LOSS OF EYE Child Awarded Damages Judgment for £500, the full amount claimed, was entered by Mr. S. D. Ronald, SM., in the Adelaide Local Court yesterday, in the case in which Joy Consiance Griffiths, aged seven years, of Kensington-road, Burnside. by her father, Thomas Lester Griffiths, ? barrister, sued William Oithb^rt Oat way, of Richard-street, Hindmarsh. Griffiths alleged that when OaiWay's , motor cycle collided with the motor car in which she was a passenger, at the ? intersection of Magill and Burnside roads, Tranmere. on ADril 6. 1930, a piece cf broken glass caused an injury, which necessitated the removal of her eye. Oatway denied that he was guilty of ueeligence. Mr. G. Reed appeared for Griffiths. Oatway was not represented.
KAROOLA FROM WEST TO-MORROW Unden With Pacific Cargo [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
KAROOLA FROM WEST TO-MORROW Unden With Pacific Cargo McIlwraith & McEacharn, Ltd, expect the Karoola, with passengers and general cargo from Albany and Fremantle, to arrive at Port Adelaide to-morrow morning. She will sail on Thursday afternoon for the eastern States. Howard Smith. Ltd.. advise that the Un den, bringing 1.030 tons of general cargo and timber for local consignees. Is ex pected from Vancouver on Thursday. After having discharged her Adelaide cargo she will go to Port Lincoln to put off a fur ther * quantity of timber, and will then load wheat here for the United Kingdom or Continent. - The Mlrrabooka, from Gothenburg, via San Francisco and Los Angeles, should ar rive at Port Adelaide on March 9. She has 450 tons of general cargo for Adfflftlrte and timber for Port Plrie. She will take on lead at the latter port for her return trip to the Continent. The Shell Co. of Australia expect the tanker Lucerna with a quantity of petro leum products from Singapore to ber...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
Aperient, and to preserve a regular, state of the bowels. Half a vine glassral of Magnos night and morning. UTE JtOVEBTISEMEWrS Wanted to Sell "piAXO, Lipp. upright grand. Icspection. e?U i_W, WalierviUe-ter, Gilberton. **pHE HOUSEWIFE," February Snaiher oi. JL talsable from new?rendors, or from House trivas" AsocialJoD offlcea. A jonnul that everr. one shonld read.— Hi and S3. Fifth Floor. Bip. v.orth Bnilditjrs. I'irie-rt.
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS February 24. UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPE. CEYLON. EGYPT. INDIA, AND SINGAPORE.—Per Mongolia (due London March 28). Par- cels, February 25. 7 p.m.; newspapers end packets (via France}. February 25, 6 pjn.; newspapers (all sea route). February 25. %fi ptw - letters end commercial papers. February 26, 10.30 ajn.; late fee, 12 noon. Supplementary, via Fremantle—Regis tered letters, February 26, 6 pjn.; letters and commercial papers, February 27. 8 ajn.; late fee, S-30 ?> ? from railway. Air mall closes 8 p?. Saturday, at G-P.0., connects with Mongolia at Fre mantle (due London March 25). Later malls to the United Kingdom (via Suez) —Per Orontes. Marcn 6 (due London April 4); per Moreton Bay. March 9 (due London April 9); per ftarfcunda, March 13 (due London April 11); per Oronsay, March 20 (due London April 18). EASTERN STATES, CANBERRA. AND TASMANIA.—Monday. Wednesday, and Friday, s P-m.; late fee, 5.30 pan.: 6.25 pjn. from railway. Tuesday and Thurs day. 3.30 pjn.; l...
TRIBUTE TO W. SCOTT Norwood Football Club Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
TRIBUTE TO W. SCOTT Norwood Football Club Meeting At the annual meeting of the Nor wood Football Glnb last night. a tri- bute was paid to W. Scott, for having won the Magarey medal a second time. The president (Mr. J. H. Gosse), in his report said that Scott,, by a eense injury to his knee, would be preetaded from playing football again. His career had been a brilliant one. Scott was captain of Norwood and of the State team. Mr. Gosse stated that of the 18 Tnatrtws played last year, 11 were won. 1 C lost, and one drawn, resulting in the cmb gaining third position on the premiership list. Two life membership cnUfirates had been awarded—one to W. R. Potts, who had completed ten yeaaS1 service as a player, and the other to the trainer, J. Mulroney, who had cmnnMed 25 years' service in that opacity. Gate receipts during the year had been EL.Q90. and the total revenue of £LSEB left a small *"rt"n*e over expen— ilfluic The following: officers were elected: ' —Fmiron. Mr. Justice Piper; pr...