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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 February 1918
W. F. WELLS & CO., Gloililug and Boot Palace. THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL MEN'S WEAR. Oar Selection of Men's Suits for Quality, Variety, Cut and Finish, &E Tsilor-Made, cannot be beates i» the Commonwealth. Many lines still at Old Pri^s. We are continually opening up New Season's Goods in Hen's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &o. Our Stock is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were bougkt many months ago to arrive, and are at the present time much be low the market value. W. F. WELLS & CO. ALEXANDER-STREET, PORT P1RIE. AH Returned BUFFERING FROM DEFECTIVE SIGHT ARE SENT BY THE S.A. MILITARY FORGES TO Holland & Pinchbeck S.A.O A.. G.S.O.t. RUNDLE STRE ET, ADELAIDE. THE UP-TO-DATE OPTICIANS. Mr. HOLLAND Consults personally every day from 0 a.m. till 9 p.in. at] J. J. NETTING, Chemist Alexander street. ADVICE FREE S. C. COTTLE, GALVANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &e. TANKS, BATHsTaND GENERAL IRONWORKERS, ALEXANDER ST., PORT £lRIE. MILLIN...
THE INCOME TAX PERIOD ADELAIDE. Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 February 1918
THE INCOME TAX PERIOD ;ADELAIDE. Sunday I'iie Treasurer' has invited represen a fives of mercantile, commercial arid other interests t\j meet liini on Monday afternoon to discuss the alteration of the jneome tax period anil the ofoec liinis . which have been raised to the proposal. TVIr Butler says lie has on amended Bill prepared which lie be lieves will remove all possible objec tions. He says !hc alteration was made solely in the interests of the taxpay ers, to save them trouble and expense, ami with no idea of yetting any in creased taxation.
ADELAIDE IN DARKNESS. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 February 1918
ADELAIDE IN DARKNESS. ADELAIDE, Sunday, i Owing In the collapse ol' ;L machine at tin; power station, Adelaide was in total darkness for about ten minutes on Saturday night. The mishap occur red at 20 minutes to ii, and left the cool drink and sandwich shops in a sorry plight. Candles were requisition ed. All the amusements, however, had closed but the Tivoli, where a panto mime was in progress. The difllciiity was got over by the orchestra playing: selections in darkness and the artists singing with the aid of a hurricane lamp at. one end of the stage.
A Big Morality Play FEATURING MARK McDERMOTT. CASINO TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 February 1918
FEATUiiliNG MARK liacDEllMOTT. CASINO TO-NIGHT. A picture, that cannot iail to create more than usual stir: is billed to be shown atCasino to-night-Vitagraph Co.'s big problem play "Mary Jane's Father,*>' a drama, which; lias just1 com. pleted a record season, at West's in Melbourne. |MacDermott,- America's leading artist, is entrusted with the leading character, and the following brief synopsis may prove interesting. For many years the mother- had struggled along, bringing up iier tw0 jjirl^ and' earning for her little fam ily a respected place in the commun ity. Her husband-the father' of her girls-was one ot" those shiftless mor tals, a dreamer, ;l wastrel, hut a lov able fellow if you could overlook his weakness. Years before he had drop ped oat of /sight. IJe had simply taken himself oil and left his family to work out its own salvation. And now he has come back to lind his wife supporting herself and her two girls by publishing a daily newspaper a genuine influence for good...
THE CLYDE WORKERS. NO TROUBLE EXPECTED. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 11 February 1918
) ? ' THE CLYDE WORKERS. NO TROUBLE EXPECTED. LONDON, Saturday. Tlie period of grace allowed tbe Government bv a meeting of Feder ated Trades representatives at Glas gow on January 30 on the subject of manpower expired yesterday, but nothing . happened at Clyde. There would be another meeting to-day, but it is not expected that a strike will ?be Teeommended, as shop meetings everywhere during "the last fortnight proved Socialist agitators did not influence the mass of the workers.
RIFLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
RIFLE MATCH. Uii Saturday afternoon a rifle match was tired on. the Port Pirie range be tween teams representing- a visiting .gunboat and the local club. The con ditions were two optional sighters and eight shots, and the distances 200 and 300 yards. Mr P. -Weidamann very generously motored, the visitors to and from the grounds, and. despite the heat, an enjoyable time was spent. The following are the scores. -Gunboat Team .200 Ilofl, A. W. . Johnson, A. A. Deverall. A. . West, G. . . ? Hugo, P. . . ? Martin. G. . . Annis. W. . . Gambrill. A . Elms, A. . . . Ottley, S. . . Whilend, A. . Gill, A. . ? ? Yds. 35 20 35 2S Hi 2&lt;i 3 i 2S 2 i 35 25 28 300 Yds. 20 28 27 32 t 7 20 26 20 Hi 24 25 30 Total -Port Pirie Rifle C.lub 200 300 Ansbury W. B Jose, A. E Burt, J Hoeben, R. . ? . Gill, Colin .. . . - Slater. W. C. - . . Thoman, G. -E. - . Burden, "W. B. Steers, 1. J- . . . McNamara, W. Wenzell, H Stannix, J Yds. 37 37 27 34 26 37 30 34 36 32 34 18 Yds. Tl. 27 C.i 32 27 35 27 3...
JUNIOR SCHOOLS. CONTRACT LET. ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
[ JUNIOR SCHOOLS. CONTRACT LET. ADELAIDE, Monday. The members for Port Pirie (Hon. H. Jackson and Mr W. J. G. Cole) have been informed by the Superin tendent of Public Building's Depart ment- that a contract has -been let to Mr J. P. Freeman, of Solomontown, for llie addition of four class-rooms to the Junior School at Port Pirie and that the plans are nearly ready for a build ing in connection -with the Junior School at Soloinontown.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
(Such of the cable news In this Issue as is so headed appeared In The London Times, and is cabled to Aus tralia by special permission. It should be understood that the opinions given are not those of The Times unless expressly stated to be so). THE BIG SALE OF SUMMER DRAPERY &lt;*.t t^e BIG HOUSE is still thecenlre of attraction. - The Big Reductions made in many lines is attracting- much attention. These Bargains are going fast, so Call eai\y and get your shave. We quote a few Specials for this week. LADIES' and MAIDS' JAP. CREPE KIMGNA3 Special, 0/11 each. A few only left, LADIES' TRIMMED HATS, bein.s- sacrificed at 4/11 each. LADIES and GIRLS' PANAMA HATS, worth up to 15/0 each, our Special Sale Price 4/11 each CHILDREN'S KIM ON A PRINT FROGIvS, just the thins" for the hot weather, a bargain, 2/11 each. A Small Lot of SAMPLE HOSE to go at 1/11 pair. SAMPLE TOWELS to Clear at Sample Prices. 12/4 White H.C. QUILTS, for this week only, 10/6 each. STORM FLANELLETTE, Special S...
LIFE-SAVING AND SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
LIFE-SAVING AND SWIMMING. On Sunday morning' last, a large crowd* assembled on the Barrier Wharf to witness a demonstration of life-saving- and soinc swimming con tests on the river. A very interesting exhibition of life-saving was given, those participating being Misses M. Reid, Ella Wheeler - Kosh, V. White and M. McLeod and Mr J. P. Sellars, who is mi active promoter of natatorial sport. Three heats fur the gold medal race were decided as follows: First Heat-100 Yards. .1. Lewis (7 sec.) , , ,. 1 R. West (11 sec.) i H. Mutton (2 sees bhd) . 3 Second Heat. W. Margarey (3 sec.) . . X W. Davis (11 sec.) .... 2 ' H. Ball (3 sec.) 3 Third Heat. L. Rodda (3 sec.) .. .. 1 G. Holloway (6-sec.) .. 2 A. Rooney (13 sec.) ..3 Eight, started in each event. Mr. I J. P. Sellars was starter and Mr T., Swannie umpire. The final will be contested on. Sunday morning next. -7