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No Title [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
I Mr. A. N. Day I At the invitation of the vice-president of the Toorakl Bowling Club (MIr. P. Lee), members met at the clubrooms on Satur day evening to tender a social to Mr. A.' N. Dhy, who is leaving for Europe today in the interests of the South Australian Raiiway Departmeinlrt. MIr. Day will travel by way of America. "Mr. :ree proposed the health of the guest, and was sup ported by other members. Mr. Day made a happy response. - -
ROUND THE BEEHIVE At Seventeen and Seventy [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
ROUND THE BEEHIVE At Seenleen and Seventy SOld-age and invalid pensions are to be dpcreased by 2/6 a week. At seventeen He got a rise, You should have seen His eyes. So bright With his delight." lie ran, 'that little man To tell his Ma And Pa. A rise in pay That day. What a surprise- . A halfcrown rise. At seventy lIe's old and bent, .. Grey-haired is h ,:, And spent. . : His eyes Are dim: The skies ': : To him - Are not so blue. But you Should see him down the street Shuffling his feet. Such joy, Just like that boy, Beaming surprise- A half-crown rise, --HAL GYE. * *
UNRECOGNISED DANGER [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
UNRECOGNISED DANGER Three significant statements made last week serve to emphasise a danger the full significance of which few people realise. In Great Britain the Com munists have been refused admission to the ranks of Labor; similar action ,has been taken in South Africa, and in New South Wales the "Reds," after imsing every available method to prevent a settlement of the coal strike, were rejected by a large majoritY'. For political purposes, public opinion has been educated to believe that Labor and Communism can be grouped under the one broad heading of Socialism, and this form of propaganda has been so successful that the man in the street has been lulled into a sense of securtiy. He has come to regard Communism as being merely another form of Labor with the same primary political objective--occupation of the Treasury benches. And therein lies the danger, vital and vicious, that faces the world to day. Instead of being encouraged, the idea should be eradicated. Whatever opinio...
THE FUTURE OF MY CHILDREN Teaching Viewed As Profession [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
THE FUTURE OF MY CHILDREN Teachin Viewed As Profession th tnl second article of the series being written of parentj, the teaching profession is treated The for nte idnce with first article dealt wit}: photo raphers. There is something alarmning about figures; but those mentioned here have been .audited and found correct. - flapper and a youth possessed of gumption are assets-and the Educa tion Department needs them. .The girl, if she starts at the lowest scale, may earn only £15 a year plus allow ances; her noble adversary £18. But "here's the rub!" The girl'has to keep an eye on £340 as a yearly competency, and the gallant can look awry at £600 in the primary grades alone! It's up to the boy and the girl. The teaching profession needs no bQosting- it is beyond cavil. Yet the opening for the small fry is there, and opportunity never knocks at the educational door of the sluggard. . - BAD 'OL?1 IfAtD S The age is out of joint, perhaps, but there has never been a time like the present...
SEPARATED FROM HUSBAND Lady Hamilton's Case (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 29. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
SEPARATED FROM HUSBAND Lady Hamilton's Case (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 29. Lady Diana Hamilton. who was. chaiged at the Marlborough street Court. with having been drink, is the wife of Sir Chliarles Edward Archibald Watkin IHamilton, whom she married at a registry office in 1906. Diana is an assumed name. She was formerly Blanche Marjorie Childs, and is alleged to be confiected with a famous banking family. Three years after her marriage she was. separated from her husband, whose first wife was Olga Fitz-George, daughter of the late Duke of Cam bridge. Such of the cable news on this Date as is so headed appeared in 'The Times," and is cabled to "The News'" by special permis sion. It should be understoodl tliat the opinions given are not those of "The Times" unless expressly-stated to be so.
"LEST WE FORGET" [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
."LEST . FORGET" Laying wreaths o n soldiers' graye at. e et - terrace Cem.etery on Violet Day. The occasion. was sad;: but remem-l brance was ever married .to sorrow. There was the great stage of the Ex hibition, draped with flags, loaded with the violets that bespeak memory, and honioh to the sacrifice of the mighty dead. The atmosphere of the building wa?s electric. There were no smiling faces, for. the. occasion demanded a hallowed; silence, and the spirit of prayer moved over the audience., Khaki was absent. Diggers were there with their pecople, but it was leftl to the younger fry-the Boy Scouts and, the Cirl Guides-to add the :military touch. The blcalk galleries and the vast hall were comfortably filled lo1ng before thej Governor and his lady arrived. The] choir showed an attitude of breathless expectancy.. and Mjr. Gould must have been a happy man, ,for his myriad throated brigade did magnificent work. Sir Willia Sowden, as chairan. d' livered a short and spirited address o...
MOTORING STOPPED Not Allowed On Sunday OLD "BLUE" LAW ENFORCED (UNITED SERVICE.) NEW YORK, July 29. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
MOTORNi STOPPED Not Allowed On Sunday OLD" BLUE" LAW:ENFORCED: . (UNITED SERVIkE.j NEW YORK, July 29. I Ludington ,lasoni County, in the State of Michigan, has enforced thel long-forgotten "Blue" law rrohibitingl the opening of theatres and moving pic-! ture shovws, and swimming, dancing, boating, fishing, baseball, and motoring on Sundays. Soda fountains, garages, and all business places have bee n or-i dered to close on the Sabbath The action followed i request from. women delegations that Suxiday dancing be prohibted. The Attorney-General aigreed, saying, :'If it is wrong to dance, then it is wrong to motor and eat ice creaL."
COURTS TOO SOFT Hawaiians Outclassed CABLE FROM HAWKES (UNITED SERVICE.) NEW YORK, July 27. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
CtOURTS TOO SOFT [ Hawaiians Otclassed -~~~ * * ^ CABLE FROM HAWKES -(UNITED' SERVICE.) NEW YORK, July. 27. J. ' B.: IHawkes, writing .to the Mel boourne ."Herald." says:-"J.. 0. Ander soin,:although he won the match in easy fashion. :did not- play up to his true form. He- seemed to lack confidence in takig: the offensive against his oppo nent. This was hard to understand, but after playing my :match I could see the reason. "The main trouble lay in the court bounds- being very irregular, the ball at one time shooting and- at aother time not - bouncing. 'Nevertheless Detrick .was much congratulated on' his 'pluck and showlng, especially in. the last two sets. The matches' iTnst' have been slightly 'disitppointing to the gallery. who mayu have. been expecting? fireworks f-rO,:n,'dersort??:. 'I:.: think if the c0ur.t~ ~i',e'lrn 'i$:a hirders,(t'ate --:shabtlSt h~ et a-deal Anderson.. S W. T. Tilden 9"he second match was somewhat a repetition of its predecesor. Australia again- wvon eas...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS BIRTHS AND DEATHS, BEREAVEMENT I.OTICES MARRIAGES, and IN MEMORIAM NOTICES, accepted at "The News" Office, and by telephone, for insertion on the Back Page up to 12 noon daily. Such notices may also be forwarded through any of the nume rous "News" Agencies. Notices received after t p.m. will be inserted with th- late adver tisements. (In order to guard against imposition, Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths must be authenticated by some respectable person to ensure insertion.) DEATHS PFLAUM.I On July 28, F. Pflaum, ex-M.P., at P'ark terrace, Parkside. Aged 77 years. TAYLOR.--On July 29, at the residence of his son (Mfr. John Taylor), No. 29 Bagot avenue, New Mile-Esd, I.ichardl T'aylor, late etation manager. FUNERAL NOTICES PAGG.-The FRIENDS of the late Mr. WIL LIAM TDMP1LER FAGG, Sen., and ME3M IBtERS of the Arch C3nfraternity of the Holy Family are respectful\ly informed that his Fune ral will leave his late residence, -rD3 Wrirht &lt;tre...
AUSTRALIA WINS CUP DOUBLES Irregular Courts Confuse Players HAWKES SAYS ANDERSON NOT IN TRUE FORM (UNITED SERVICE.) NEW YORK, July 29. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
AUST TALIA lINS C i LES .I:i ilrregular Courts Confuse Players HIYKES SAYS ANDERSON NOT IN TRUE FORM .(UNITED S ERVICE.) d:eet Haw-ad JapanNETW YORK, July 29. Australia defeated -Iaw\ii and Japan was victorious over Canada, in singles' in the first round of the Davis Cup. Australia ad Jpan will meet in the second round. .' .. in the match. Australia v. Hawaii Anderson beat Detrick 6/1, : .8., ..6/3, and Hlawlkes beat Eklund 6/2, 6/1, 6/4. Australia won the doubles against Hawaii. DOUBLES VICTORY . i .- .SOUTH ORANGE, July 29 ..Australia 'won the doubles against Hawaii. Scores .were 6-0, 8-6, 7-5. For the second da3y's play in 'the pre irhInlmaiy of the Davis Cup matches the w•eat.her was cloudy. The courts were very: soft from the previous niglht's rains. Irnthe doubles today Eklund and Die trick of Hawaii, were matched against, Anderson and Hawkes. Axiderson led off the service for the iAutralians, who. won. the first set easily by 6/0. Anderson forced the net position:with- surety...
LACROSSE [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
* LACROSSE A combined lacrosse team from East O'r rens and Sturt went to Murray Bridge on Saturday and defeated the local team by 14 goals to I. A .taff officer was searching for the. oils and fats department of a North of IEngland iDisposals loard centre. HIe tbsrt into an nffice where there were two elderly ladies taklng tea. "Are yol the oils. and fats?":
COUNCIL RANGER FINED Horse With Sore Back [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
COUNCIL RANGiER FINED IHorse WithSore Back How Patrick White, a-ranger in the employ of.the Poi-t Adelaide Corpora tion, became a'law-breaker while endea voring to fulfil his duties was rclated to Mr. G. W. Halcomnibe, S.M., in the 'Port Adlelaie Police Court this nmorn ing. White -was. fined £3 and £1 costs for hiaving unlawfully illtreated a horpe .b riding it whild sufferlng from a sore back at Birkenhead on July 21. Constable Berry said he removed the saddle and found three sores. -White stated that he was informed that -a inumber of cattle were causingi a nuisance-at Birkenhead, and he went. over to round them up. In his efforts to gdt the:.cattle together, the anima, became rubbed. I-Ie believed it was the man ii .charge -of the cattle who. in forned thd. police fhat his horse had a irc :back.
WIRELESS TOUCH French Erect Stations GERMANS ALSO VERY ACTIVE LONDON, July 29. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
WIRELESS TOUCH French Erect Stations GERMANS ALSO VERY ACTIVE (REUTER'S.) A -LONDON, July 29. As.regards the linking up of the French colonies by wireless, it is hoped that the stations at. Bammako, Brazza rille, Sauda, and Antananarivo will be Cnished next year, according to a mes wage from Paris. Sr. -Lemery has tabled a Bill propos ing that power stations equal to the foregoing should be established at Nournea, Papeete, Djibouti, ar.d Marti nlque. HIe pointed out that foreign natidns were rapidly increasing the number of wireless stations in the Pacific and Germany was very active in the Dutch colonies.
AMERICAN PROHIBITION "A Positive Blessing" MOVIE MAN'S OPINION [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
AMERICAK PROHIBITION "A Positive Blessing" MOVIE MAN'S OPINION All the talk about facilities for ob talning drink in the States is greatly exaggerated, according to Mr. -Sana Blair, of the movie world, who is visit ing Adelaide. "Prohibition is a positive blessing," he tellseyou. "I have grave doubts that we shall ever have light wines or beers againi. I don't believe that any politi cal party would dare include these in their platform at the next Presidential elections. If the rich want to drinlk themselves to death let them go ahead. A bottle of poor liquor fetches as much as £4 But the salaried man can't at Lord it. He had almost forgotten its name, "Liquor is distilled in the mountains, it is brought in over the borders, and it would take an army to keep it out. The working man takes his pavings rome in his pocketb. not inside: him. f- spiends' more- on:amusements, -or-.. tainly, and'the loss to revenue through' liquor ie morethan covered by the taxes on amusements. "Prohibition...
FOR SLEEPY EYES Little Wood Mouse's Question [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
IFOR SLEIEPY EYE Little Wood Mouse's Questioti One Bight in a forest when folks were asleep, 1Soft little Wood Mouse from his door way did peep., The trees were all silver and so was the ground Andthe little Wood Miouse blinked as he looked all round. Through the trees, the moon looked to Mousie like gold :ie thought that" it was, though he'd never been told. No one had ~said it was made of "green cheese," To little Wood Mousle, or suc thoughts ai these Would never have entered his, veryt small head On this night when he crept from his snug little bed. "I wonder," thought Mousie, '"Why the mofon-manf at night Makes everything silver and shiny and bright. flow can he send down, when he is all gold. A light that is silver? I've never been told, And my poor little head I can't get it through." No, poor 1oulloe couldn't--I"wonder can you?
What Did She Mean? [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
What Did She Mean? She lives at Croydon. She is a kindly old soul and makes a specialty of putting her foot in it. "I'm so sorry," .she saidlto Mrs. Pony drop, "that your husband. has been so ;II." ', "Yes; he has had a. bad time. Oh well, it's the first illness ho's ever huad, and I don't, suppose, it will be the last," replied Mrs. P. "Oh, I' do hope it will be the las-t" gushed the old lady.
Joined the Band [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
joined the Band It is reported that the Commonwealth Line steamer Enoggerra may be held up in Sydney owing to Industrial trouble on board. The Limpet and the Barnacle Were Nalking hand In hand. They chorused out a little lay And seemed to think it grand, To learn another ship was due To join the idle band. The limpet ducked his shelly hat; He saw a snowy gull Was swooping down the gentle breeze, His morning' feed to cull. He said-"It's time I made a move And found another hull." The Limpet and the B'arnacle Will have a nice new ,home. The man who has to foot the bill C:(n scratch his shiny dome: And we amid our salty tears EVolve this little pome. -SEEBEE. * * ' *
Mere Millions [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
Mere Mlillions Dr. Page's Federal Budget makes no allowance for a depreciation in taxa tion. Let us recall Silbert and Gulll van: On a full heavy chest sat a laughing Earle Page, Singing "Taxes, more taxes, most taxes," And I said to the Earl with a. tax payer's rage, "Wh.at? Taxes, more taxes, most taxes? "Is money' so tight, laughing Earlie?" I wailed. And he saw how my penniless body had quailed, But he tossed back his head and lie laughed ahd he railed "Big taxes, more taxes, most taxes." He whet his large beak as he sat on that chest, Singing "Taxes, more taxes, most taxes," And like a cute school-kid declined with much zest -is taxes,iinore taxes, most taxes; He laughed and he piped and he Duaed out with pride, Saying this chest.needs cash, derspite what's inside. And the ship needs some ballast in case of neap tide, So taxes, more taxes, most taxes." Now I feel just as sure as that canny Earle Page That taxes and taxes and taxes, Will catch me red-handed (like birds in a cage...