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RENMARK WAR ON SLY GROG Hotel Pays Profits To Township EXPERIMENT DISAPPOINTS CRITICS [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
REMA~RK WAR~ ON SLY GROG Hotel Pays Profits To Township EXPERIMENT DISAPPOINTS CRITICS 'They tell me, Pike, that you're going to put up some money to help build this Renmark Hotel. Take my advice, don't. labbits will be running through the place in a year or two." Not very encouraging, was it? Hotelsl generally pay their way, and the in-j vestor gets good interest on his money. But this was not to be a privately owned hotel. It was to be the property of the ratepayers in the town and irri gation settlement, and the profits, if there were any, were to be spent on improvements to the town. Everybody agreed it was a splendid idea. "But it cannot pay," said the pessimists. "It has never been done before, and it will not last here." But Mr. Pike could not see it that way. The weather in the summer was hot, the people would want a drink, the hotel was the only place in the district where liquor would be served, there was sure to be a profit. That is how he argued. And. further, it was an ...
WIFE'S INGRATITUDE Deserted Husband Gives Blood THEN SHE DESERTS MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
WIFE'S INGRATITUDE Deserted Husbnad Gives Bloodi L-4 THEN SHE DESERTS MEL?BOURNE, Today. TVhen the wife of Milliam Muir Ser geant (33), of Carlton, was dying in hospital he was living apart from her. He heard of his wife's plight ana rushed to the hospital, whercv the doc tor told him that transfusion of blood was the only thing that would save her life. The husband thereupon sub mitt~ed to a transfusion operation, los ing a pint of blood. The wife recovered THE TWO FORDS. SUa Citroen on righ t; Henry Ford on left. and twelve months later deserted him. Sergeant told this story in the Divorce Court yesterday when he was granted a decree nisi for the dissolution of his marriage with Rosa Gray Sergeant on the ground of desertion. After seven weeks of married life she tired of him and cleared out. She was raway two years when he heard of her illness in hospital. After she was dis charged from the hospital they lived at :Parkville, where she kept a boarding house. Later she left him agai...
TENNIS GIRLS To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
TENNIS GIRLS To the Editor. "Nutter": Mr. F. HI. Browne's state mnent that the Adelaide women are pain ful to Watch playing tentris calls for P-roest. .Mr. BrTowne -say they canr.;t m~nre their Arim?l freely. I tell Mr. Browrne he doesn't knlow what he is talkin.g blrolu. I will make M1r. Brnwne a By)brtitg 'f er if he cares to play a pupil ot millne (who is in her teens) thr'~e Ets. and. ir at the end of the gaZe h? sthitI says te e:nnot move hEr arn's freely €nd Ihat she didn't make him m?m~ b.?th his anrms and iefs tc, some purpes. -I'll stand him a dinnier. Swrill warn mTr. 3Browne thi uigh that unles~ he ln . pretty faith performer with a racquet he will be an 'als. ran." As r·e~arils tennis girls, anYly~rne who -ets shot:keld At "ZnRs" vf them would blush at a cab accident. Linley, July 3i7.
LONDON V. NEW YORK Yankees Outpaced TRAFFIC FASTER IN LONDON [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
LONDON V, NEW YORK tYankees Outpaced TRAFFIC FASTER IN LONDON Neow York's reputation for hustle is publicly challenged by londoln's under ground railway oflicials. The'y assort orn hi placards not only that their trains are faster than New York's sub \way trains, except expressces, but that Lonldoners actually walk faster thail New Yorlkers says "The New York Time s"), The aver'age pace on Broadway, they say, is fromn two and three-quarters to three miles an hour and on Fitth Xvenue from two and a half to three mnile;, while on both the Strand and Oxford Street it is three and a quarter miles. As for New York subway locals, on both east and' west sides, they make thirteen miles an hour. while expressoe on the east side go at twenty-three and on the West side at twenty miles Der hour. London's old underground runs those trains stopping, at every station at eighteen miles and those skipping a few stations at nineteen miles an hour. The "lakerloo Tulbe" trains are a mile an hour slower...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
''Monday Mor nin g, Specials IN AT SNEYDS These are the very Latest English and Continental Goods, . ALL SALE-PRICEU. KNITTING SILKS, AT SNEYD S. "'Stella" Artificial Knitting Silk, just opened, new assortment of very Start Shades, in this i'ashionajle Silk. S"Stella" Knitting Silk has a Crepe eallect., which looks exceptionally preuy when knitted into Jumpers, Frocks. &c. The N6w Art Shades are particularly uncommon and very scarce, including Kingfisher Blue, Light Silver Greys, l'rutty Shades of Fawns, Mastics, and Puttle. Coral, Princvss Mary Blue, Pale Pink, Deep Gold, Grange, New Mandarin Shade, Deep Cream or Tus hsore Snade, Amethyst, e'ale Lemoa, ;alsCo prvtty Fhade of Lmie, Naxy IBlue, Cherry, also imart colors in soft Shade of Old i?ose or Vicux Rose Black, and Ivory. SNEYD'S SPl'CIAL Pt'itUI , i-oz. ball, for Artificial Knitting Silks, in 4-oz. Hanks, for 5/6 and 5/11 bank. We have a very extensive assortment of Plain Knltting Silks, which are being used for all ki...
MEAT EXTRACT POPULAR FOR KEEPING OUT COLD Poker Beer Popular [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
MiEAT EXTRACT P~OPULAR FOR KEEIII OUT COLD Poker Beer Popular An accusing finger cannot be pointed at the man seen entering or leaving a saloon bar in Adelaide. Boniface does not dispehse alcoholic beverages alone. Hie has found something to keep the cold out that goes neither to the head nor the legs. It is extract of beef. Stea-m issuing from the door of the saloon bar of a city hotel led a re oorter to investigate. "Have you not tried our latest inno vation?" replied Mrs. Boniface. "It is one of our most popular winter drinks." All the paraDhernalia of a quick !unch ca t was distribnted over tth counter-an electric kettle, cups and saucers. Depper and salt, sauce, and t:he bottle of extract. "Is this a compromise with the nro "Certainly not," was the reply. "Just t brlain wave. And many othe!r pu'oli sans are following our lead. This winter the idea has beccnme immensely Douular." Visions of members of the Pick wickian Club partaking of a steaming bowl of Dunch at English village...
SCOUT PATROLS [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
SCOUT PATROL BY "LEADER." The fact that "The News" intends devoting a weekly column to the Boy Scout movement in South Australia has met with widespread approval among troops. Already many letters have reached me from Scout masters expressing appreciation. Items of interest are invited. Try to let me have at least one paragrapn each week, and any photographs de tailing activities of the troops. Address all communications to "Leader," at "The News" Office, North terrace, and send them in be fore MIonday each week. The Scout column will be published every Tues day. TROOP NOTES. On Vdnesday evening, August 1, the First F'orestville Troop will celebrate its seventh birthday. The function will take the form of a mock banquet. Four Scouts will propose and respond to the various toasts, and members ar. looking forward with anticipation to an enjoyable evening. It is expected that between 130 and 140 guests will be pre stin t. The ninth birthday celebration of the First Hawthorn Troop will ...
DANGEROUS DRUGS Pharmacists Confer WANT SAY IN LEGISLATION (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 27. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Pharmacists Confer WANTf SAY IN ILEGJIMTJON (UTliilE SERVIJCE.} LO itW9N, July tT. Delgates fro 12 out of the ,0 atm jate1 count~ie- which ettep;ded tJe bargal.cwtpi~~ice to qnf~e epae ;lpd Jcenfay tare .accepted ,Dr. 'Btcher's proposl nai are aszipg tihe GoY rmn en ,topcspt £er-t ~ h the ?u'a;8- .3b a , amh·. Association before adopting measures affecting dangerous dcugs in which pharmac~~;~ts s: a :t~~reepie~rw iThey .were jrin~.;eatd to learn tha?t t,?. Viete~sa .t? ,?ae .aonsuki tdoe thb W eits 'before fPk. .Leg ti.e opol t.cnferenCe p ,.rece 4ad ph ernsK pre aztko?,e?}-Y herng;m at abvd ,et i v~he pro .o. _ rweprs. efer?.'t9at oh commitees deal·ing -writh?e t he aE p?ntentna .upaer t . .ational ga~ pr. Watct "her .mo.e0er, et e1?$ s W South Wales *Phageeuttajl Sedet·y's proposal th4 thy iofereg e adopt the. principle of 4 professior. A fee for cogron DogogT~iay pnescriptisippy iinb3igagf of ~e present syytm of :merl~y charging a p2Acent?1agef g e oost *prth e 1pre a.ents. ie pr...
RED CAR GANG SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
S"PhE, Totly, - With the sentencifng of en mYan to five years 1aid aiotber to #even years' liard~ blbersthe R~ef Car ga l boeen broken up eompletelY. Four confede· rates of the yne. sLet.enq. Wro gao reeitly. They were a; daring haid .of eimi nals, who al?wjy opeyrtted 9Q bVinesy plaees on Satur4dy afterqino:n, So elusive were they that spelalt squadb of peliee were put on to; Aegie them,! and after 'many-hot purt.it ithe end came on the afternoon of Mla~r 2n; The red ear was 'seefn ?a.r? ~e street, an~d fQur .detectives. set oUt Pfter it. They followkd their quarry.unobserved up ap4own· . everal st re s. At a jewe?iery s? .op tlh.e ciarintnla1 at out, ald tre!d to break ip, but the ce~p 4id sot come off. The red ear dsc d off, but not before the detectives had noted the oc upant- .
EARTHQUAKE AT SEA Vessel Nearly Wrecked SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
EAlTHM UAKE AT S1E Vessel Nearly Wrecked SYANEY.,Tv4ay. Details of an occurrence which nearly wlec.4 Tfe 0 P2tih P thWIr? -oatd sail- Ing bljp 4at)hbarry have be.n maUa avoaFbte. ^rter the vegel Wt A Ca3JaP, Scuth America, she was wildly shaken by an earthqnubI. Sh.e wAs -pp 4daage4 that sbe wilJl go into dock bere, A-cprjin? to a P ttp frWW. Im tip V .p-' ta.in the earthqanice occurred w-shen theo QG4at.arry W.Q~ jn Ithe Vyiclnity f the, Tonga-n gFetUm. It wp a blge reitk and the Veaetl trembled violently as if she .bp e csl-Kr: - -reef. Ail hands us-e4; n4ende f-Ovig that the 011p wea astore. A Inw' rumlinig ro©-ae was: heard for two mzt~ teq. Soundings were taken, bht it woe fooupnd the siip. was anot witin ~0 fat4oms ~fe the bot teom.
WHAT OF OUR NAVY? Empire Co-operation Sought COMPROMISE PROBABLE [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
WHAT OF OUR NAVY? Empire Co-operation Sought COMPROMISE PROBABLE When the Imperial conference of the Navy League meets, there is reason for believing that there will be no effort made in England to elimi nate the Dominion naval squad rons, for the reason that there is a desire to establish sea-sense in all parts of the EmDire equally, and because of the desire to work more closely with the Dominions. While it is thougnt trat the naval defence of the Empire could best be obtained by having a common fleet that is available, to be sent to any nart of the world as requisite. the fleet. being built and manned by means of a common contribution, both as regards money and personnel, it is confessed that this is a purely strategic ide:al. In the present state of Imperial de velopment, it is quite impossible that this should ever come to pass, not only for local considerations, but also he cause of the different stages of the Dominions Ps rea-rds their interest in and development of local nav...
EMPIRE EXHIBITION Secretary Not Yet Appointed COMMISSION IN ADELAIDE [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Se4ary fiet Yet Appeahtl Ca04IMION IN ADMLS &lewbe.rs iot Ithe Srtira mISrje ac i Abitio Cpwmipsion aYe WoPsi 'de at0W this morning to the -,potatsoet e f , secreta.ry 1rji :50 &.pple.-s.ts. A 4eci sion 'had not bt 7-r~f4Che ?po n theYi adjourned unp-il Mondla-y. Sen. W.isron .edter-jl Governmep)t repre-I tajtive) »repi.ti(ie^. pod 7the me^weent^ -lvYes .&lt;> ·t'te ;ve-rQi.^PStates U a-ere; & - outg Autraiaa--Si-r Jotm 3Bice (h4ie Spere tary)., ian Sir Lang?gox B?pytbhop: Nýew South Wales., Mr . E. 1. Paiar (1inis-; ter of -Lor pqad ýti ndsi-y) ad. $W. R. -13. Or?ard, O,B.VW.; VWet.?Ji. %-r. J. W. pionwae (fkl &lt;AfsWEtl ýWWister of Agriotrit-ur, an: MIr. J. A. M. A Ekler; Queslatnd 3 . M A. JQfres (Minister of Mines),, i ?r. A abert Jpgye; TamiJ nia, M.r.. J-. W. 4epp. The matLter pf .prp(igg g, mA Qel jrri gation farm at the Emfiijre Exhibition to illustrate the kind of hollinq that; will be made av~la.ble to intendting set-'. tiers, wa...
SHIP IN DISTRESS Cargo Shifted BRISBANE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
SHIP IN DISTRESS argo Shifted BYTS3ANE. Today. A wireless menssga receked ~l ts 1test night t~taes t~it the stegarer "Mona. dock, 4,1?5 tons, bound from i auru $o Neweast~le, was in ifCD ltie. Her position then was 240 miles north and s5 rlien east of BSriskne, The vessel'a steering gear was car!ried avway byv a strong fale. Thle eameo has ahifted and she has a heavy list. The ship wm!l eneavor to reach Brisbane with her hand-stee~ig gear vhen the w thIwr rnoerntes,
WITH THE TRAVELLERS [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Wv~Iih THEf TRAY %ERS NomimlLtions f9pr Ofg.ebearerS for the ier.y' ,aPs5eiatioTI cIioe on Ai'qguR&t I. The ail~ija1 d~nrw iir Will batr h&on Ai11=~t IS, ~Ln rnepnher~ si t idvjsipd tQ; mlake ('frl~ arr~aflgew~ente for ~F~, mrnbee Tngv Ibe Rrra'~d bfr ~P~j~ ob~ eigbt. 'fZrL ~u7nal rseetirfig for Casi f~ectioitl ov. ill be~i i jpetl.g pt ;~~r~ Augpvst 25. 'rhep ·thjrd TQUPd Bt the ~amdi-P/ b~illiard t ~urnm~a~nt will begin O ~Iom 1 day evening.
JAY-WALKING SWAN [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
JA.WWALKINi SWAN T.ram?..? ¢ taing. thie.attrgewere to their homes in the northern suburbs last night were 7held up by a swa? on the City Brjige,:; wicuh apparemly 'sought more congenial society than 1~4 friends of the river eqOt?.ugrovlIde, The bhr4 ?L?getly tooh . ,a rstand in the middle of the track, an4I lIthough if was ?.c dsfvly driven off several times it returned just as the ear star ted. Fina)ly the ?awn~n wna· seized and carried down to the river bank.
Butter Pool's Trouble [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Butter Pool's Trouble Reports from QueenslIand indicate that tbhe butter pool committee in Brisbane is still able to maintain the wholesale price of TM/ a cwt. for first-grade butter in the metro polis. When, some little time ago, the price was reduced to 1/9, the revision was made owing to competition from New South Wale~s, Sydney bu:ycrs being in a position to re ship Queensland butter to Brisbane at low prices. Apparently efforts made to check re Importations of the kind were attended with succcs., because it was not long before the quotation was increased to 2/ a lb. whole sale, at which it now stands. It has not been possible wholly to stifle competition, and of late Sydney again has been shipping considerable quautitis of Queensland butter back to that State. This is disclosed by the number of retailers who are selling good but ter at cheap rates in the Brisbano shops.
Elder's Declare Dividend [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Elder's Declare Dividend The directors of Elder, Smith, & Co. bave declared a dividend for the past half-year at the rate of 10 per cent. per annum, and a bonus of ,- per cent., making a total of 9/ a share. It will be paid to shareholders on September 1. Marshall's, Ltd. At the annual meeting of shareholders of Marshall's, Limited. to be held on Agugst 14, the directors will recommend the payment of a dividend at the rate of 8 per cent. per annum on both ordinary and preference shares. The dividend will be payable the same day. The transfer books will be closedi from August 4 to August 15, both days in clusive.
Australia Hotel, Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — News — 28 July 1923
Australia Hotel, Ltd. The balance-sheet of the Australia Hotel Co., Ltd., for the year ended June 3o dis closes a, prolt of £25,075, as compared with £28,254 for the previous year. After adding the balance brought forward, £3,687, and pay ing a dlvidond on ordinary shares, including the interim dividend, £5,a72, and the 6 per cent. accumulated preference dvldend, absorb ing £1,980, the company carry forward £1,408. The reserve account at £40,000 shows an in creaac of £10,000, and creditors, £139,841, ar £12,844 more than in the previous year. Sundry debtors figure at £7,622., as against £-,697. During the year £27,479 additional .was paid on building, plant, and furniture accounts, leaving less than £1.000 to be paid under the original building programme.