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LABOR NEWS Railway Officers' Salary Reductions [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
LABOR NEWS Railway Officers' Salary Reductions "The issue of regulation No. 100 by the Railways Commissioner (Mr. C. B. Anderson) has caused consternation among railway officers." said the sec- retary of the Railway Officers' Assccia-, tion (Mr. A. J. L. Wilscn) yesierday. j The regulation, he said, reduced rail- j way salaries in excess of the 20 psr cent, required under the Premiers' Plan. The reduction, which would affect all] salaried officers with the exception of i professional officers and those in re ceipt of saiarip.s over £453 a year, was nearer 23 per cent, than 20 per cent. Mr. Wilson saitt railway officers were perturbed because they had bean singled out in this manner, especially as the Premiers' Conference decided that the 20 per cent, should be on all adjustable Government expenditure. Railway working expenses for 1930 -31 compared with that for 1929-30 showed a reduction of 23.5 per cent., excluding interest and sinking fund allotments. Since July. 7-929, railway of...
Knocked Off His Perch [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Knocked Off His Perch A SHORT man who had brought along a home-made stool on which he was standing could not even then see over the heads of the crowd. and as the living mass surged back wards and forwards he was knocked off his perch. "He don't know nothing," vociferated the loud-lunged gentleman when he begged to differ from the umDlre. "Then according: to the laws of grammar.*1 interposed a rather qui2t looking mortal, "he must know some thing." A friend of mine, trying to D&'se himself on a rocfcinar lump of limestone, fell off with laueiiter. The crowd went delirious when Farmer mssed the Australian record for goal kicking. The irrepressible one rave his pirl such a heavy thumn on tJ^e back that she gave convulsive jerks, but; recoreriDs from the shock, looked round with the love light still in her eyes. I had visio?"= of a. caveman pic ture where the advice to men dealing with women was to "tre3t 'em roupb." It certainly was succeeding admirably in this particular inst...
A Maori Kiss [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
A Maori Kiss I STILL continue to receive good- &lt;*> natured chaff in respect to the item I sent over the air about kisses with closed eyes "Louisa'' writes:— "H ever you receive a Maori kiss you will feel you want to shui your wao:e face up. Twenty-five years ago when I bad just become possessed of a second daughter, a Maori woman who used to sail our boat for us when we were at our yearly camp, pushed pas: the screen and nurse and before I realised I had been ealuted with a Maori greeting.' Our way is a bstter one. Only in books and ffltw« and in Maoriland do people cry and .kiss. I can see Primia Stewart now &lt;sbe mar ried a fair Scotch fishermen), dressed in a strong short-skirt and cue of har husband's coats and hats, her mane of black hair which the eun had bteachrd with high lights of reddish bronze, mss: fascinating to gaze on, streaming in the wind. She was quite at home in any craft, and used to fish on moon light nights for a special fish with a piec...
Field Trial for Sporting Dogs [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Field Trial for Sporting Dogs MR. H. E. Kirby, the secretary of the Sporting Dog Club of South Aus- &lt;*> tralia which was formed 12 months ago, and of which Sir Lancelot Stir- ling Is patron and Mr. H. I?. PenfoW Hyland president, tells me that it is proposed to hold an open field trial at or near Oakbank early in the new Fear. It is understood that this vsOl be the first of its kind in the State. A meeting -will be held in Adelaide to make preliminary arrangements, and the following nave been selected as a provisional sub-committee: — Messrs. Leo Oteary, W. H. Correll. A. C. John ston, H. li. Jackman, W. Hohrlach, Gill Johns. J. H. Flannagan, EL Whit- - ington, G. Bone. J. T. Murray, and F. -
Ozone Attractions [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Ozone Attractions To a good mystery story add a dash of romance and sprinkle with some pleasant laughs; here is an excellent recipe for good screen fare such as "The Black. Camel," which is to be shown at the Ozone Theatres, JEnfteM. and MarryatvUle, tonight and on Tues day. Warner Oland plays the leading role. "Shipmates," starring Robert Montgomery in a riot of fun, will be shown on the same programme. "The Big Trail," an epic of early American history, will provide many thrilling moments on the programme at the Ozone Theatre, Prospect, for the next two nights. On the same pro gramme will be screened "Monte Carlo," s, rw^gipp] romance, starring Jeanette mid Jack Buchanan. Good laughs abound in "Parlor, Bedroom, and Bath," which Is to be shown at the Ozone Theatre, Alberton, for the next two nights. Buster Keaton, Reginald Denny, and Charlotte Green wood keep the fun going at racing pace. The Rex Beach story, "Young Dono van's Kid," screening at the Ozone Theatre, Semaphore, for th...
Expert Camel Driver [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Expert Camel Driver JH. Garrett, 34, Carlton-st., Rose- &lt;*> field, writes:—"Dear Rufus—&lt;*> have been a subscriber to the Adver-&lt;*> tiser' since the year 1873, and you r in-&lt;*> teresung and instructive paragraphs re call many old friends, places, and ad ventures. The reference to the late Fred Wannan .being an expert camel driver is correct. I was one of a Gov- > ernment party signed on to go to the Musgrave Ranges. Fred was our camel driver. We were fill armed, as the blacks out in the ranges were described as dangerous. One of my tent mates described his adventures in a provincial ■ paper. The editor was surprised to learn that I was one of the party. I believe all the members of this Govern ment .expedition, white and Wtirfr. have gone west."
Snapshots Revue At Tivoli [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Snapshots Revue At Tivoli A crowded house at the Tivoli Theatre on Saturday night testified to the popularity of the Snapshots Revue Company which entered on its second week. Syd Beck, -who last week re- - turned to the Adelaide stage after nearly two years' y lustrum, kept, the au dience in. roars of laughter, and one act In particular—the hotel scene— staged in conjunction with Nat Phfllias and Joe Lawman, was particnlariy good. One of the features of the programme was the excellence of the vocal num bers by Angela Paiselles, who possesses - a good soprano voice. An interesting revuette. in which Hie whole company appeared, 'Travel,'' was the medium for some excellent comedy and singing items, and the one featuring Spam was outstanding. Syd Beck created an up roar as an unkempt and disreputable woman. The programme was well com posed, and the mixture of comedy and vocal items kept the audience in ex cellent humor.
Star Programmes [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Star Programmes A remarkable picture Is "Dirigible," which will begin a five nights season at the New Star Theatre, Unley. to- &lt;*> night. Modern in theme and treat- ment, it gives the most realistic oepic tion of life in one of the modem diri gibles that anything outside of actual experience could convey. Honors are divided between Jack Holt and Ralph Graves. On the same programme Is "Men Can It Love." "The Lawyer's Secret" was a big success at the Capitol Theatre, St. Peters, on Saturday, and is to be shown again tonight and on Tuesday. One man's life, another man's reputa tion, and two love affairs are in volved in this drama of a professional man's dilemma, which Clive Brook, Richard Arlen, Charles Rogers, ray Wray. and Jean Arthur have mirrored eo effectively on the screen. "Divorce Amone; Friends" is the added attrac tion showing. "OM English." in which George Arliss is so ideally cast, is showing again at the Star Theatre, Norwood, tonight, and on Tuesday, and wi...
FEATURES THIS MORNING [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
FEATURES THIS MORNING Broadcasting Programmes .. .. .. 10 Country Section .. .. .. .. .. .. 11 Crossword Puzzle mm mm «• «■ s * S Fifty Tears Ago .. .. .. .. .. .. 9 General News .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8 Illustrations .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 14 In Other Cities 6 Jjaw Courts .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 11 heading Articles •• •• •• •• •• •• 6 BConetary and Comuerdsl •• ■• •• 5 New Shows .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8 Personal .. .. .. 6 Postal Arrangements .. .. .. .. 4 Pop .. .. 9 Racing and Other Sport — .. &-13 Southern Cross" Story .. .. .. .. 9 Shipping .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ?. .. 4 Social 10 "Trader Horn" .. .. .. •• .. .. .. 5 - Views and Comments .. .. .. .. 10 Weather Map .. 8
The Advertiser ADELAIDE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 5. 1931. RAILWAY PENSIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
The Advertiser ADELAIDE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 5. 1931. RAILWAY PENSIONS Some important principles were in- &lt;*> volved in the case placed before the Minister of Railways on Friday, by a deputation which asked for a modifica- Uon of the medical standard to which employes of the Railways Department have long been required to conform. It is hardly necessary to point out that t>w> essential need is tfoe preser vation of public safety; and that, with the object of preventing accidents arising from any physical defect in the "human element" upon which the safe conduct of a railway system so largely depends, an arbitrary standard is unavoidable. A sort of medical yard-stick is the only practicable means of avoiding the appearance of unfair discrimination among the employes and would-be employes of the department. Given the need for a standard in the Interests of the travelling public and railwaymen alike, it only remains to be decided what that standard shall be. Reason deman...
DRASTIC CUTS IN U.S. NAVY Proposal To Place Fifth Of Fleet On Reserve WASHINGTON, October 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
DRASTIC CUTS IN U.S. NAVY Proposal To Place Fifth Of Fleet On Reserve WASHINGTON, October 3. The naval chiefs having conferred, Secretary of the Navy Adams is receiv- &lt;*> ing orders to put into immediate effect President Hoover's ultimatum. "Cut to the bone." ] Definite points of reduction must be decided within three weeks, and Mr. Adams asserts, "The situation is very serious." He admits that cuts-win be made in every department of the naval service. Proposals now being seriously con sidered include the de-commissioning and placing, on reserve of a fifth of the present active fleet, with general cur tailment in ship operations; reduction of the naval personnel by a number of officers and men, placed variously between 5,080 and 10.000; a proportion ate reduction in the marines' personnel; the closing of at least one naval train ing station and several navy yards; and wide curtailments in all the re maining shore establishments, both in personnel and activity. Members ...
KINGSFORD SMITH'S OWN STORY Graphic Account of Check To Great Flight ANOTHER ILLNESS AT ATHENS Will See Doctor In England Then Make Dash Home [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
KINGSFORD SMITH'S OWN STORY Graphic Account of Check To Great Flight ANOTHER ILLNESS AT ATHENS Will See Doctor In England Then Make Dash Home "The Advertiser" is able to publish below the first account by Air Commodore Kingsford Smith, to reach South Australia of his experiences when his air dash to England was abruptly halted by his landing in Asia Minor. In his daily log cabled from Athens, the airman manages to con vey by his terse expressive phrases a graphic picture of his mis fortune—the recurrence of the illness which forced him to 'and —tie first time he has "Jet his aeroplane down"—his tem porary detention by the Turkish officials in Milas, and his bitter disappointment at be:ng beaten when he was almost within reach of his goal. On Saturday the airman was about to continue . his flight from Athens, where he arrived on Friday night, but a recurrence of his faintness made him decide to delay his departure for two days. He will then fly to England, consult a specialist, and t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS NESTLES full cream MILK W Best for Q ■ f every ■ I cooking I J«.«. need J NESTLES Miffcream MILK H' RINTING BOOKBINDING PAPER RULING of every dssctipttoo executed at Vb« ibfVertfser Printing Office WtW?—«*O *f■ ■?«. W>mie C. 8772 I RETURN THANKS fTIHE FATHER. SOWS. AND DAUGHTER r JL of the late WALTER STENNETT wish [ to THANK all Friends and Relatives for r expressions of sympathy In their late be reavement. 31jjjr-~~
BLIND APPEAL DRIVE GOING AHEAD Forming Sub-Committees [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
BLIND APPEAL DRIVE GOING AHEAD Forming Sub-Committees The committee controlling the appeal for £10,000 for the Royal Institution for the Blind is proceeding with the formation of the various sub-committees which will be required when the big effort to raise the remainder of the amount before the end of next jnonlb is in full swing. This week will be comparatively quiet, although tomorrow night there win be? a concert at Henley Beach, and am *Wednestiay an at St. Cyprian's Chinch Han, North Adelaide, organised by tbe Keith Sheridan Insti tute, a dance at Athelstone, and a card evening at the Stock RKchange Club. Offers to sen badges at country shows continue to come in. Arrange ments have been made for Mrs. G. W. : Davidge to conduct a sale at tbe Nar racoorte Show, on October 17, and tbe head teacher of the Mount Gambler Public School will organise a drive at • the show at that centre. ! As a result of an American gift atter noon at Cadell. £3 15/ has been rer celved from Mrs. A. L....
Arrival At Athens ATHENS, October 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
Arrival At Athens ATHENS, October 3. Air-Commodore Kingsford Smith arrived here at 7 p.m. yesterday from Milas. He was about to leave for England this morning, when he was seized with faintness and decided to | remain here for two days. Be is cqn- I suiting an American nerve specialist, and hopes to leave for England on Holiday. "I cannot beat Mollison'6 record now, but I intend to beat him on the return flight from England," fringe m] smith said. "My marhinp behaved splen didly. I have every confidence that I shall succeed when I try again." When Kingsford Smith arrived at Tatoi aerodrome, he was tired, but un daunted. An anxious band of watchers for two days had awaited his arrival, and when he descended the crowd dashed to greet htm. After a formal welcome from the authorities and members of the Greek Aviation Corps, he was escorted to the aerodrome res taurant, where he related his experi ences. "I was 24 hours in front of Mollison when I arrived at Bushire, but land ing at Mila...
BACK TO PAYNEHAM SCHOOL Enthusiastic Jubilee [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
BACK TO PAYNEHAM SCHOOL Enthusiastic Jubilee More than 1.000 old scholars signed the roll-call book at Payneham school during the celebrations connected with the Back to Payneham School move- ment. On Fridav evening a concert was Siren by the old scholars is the Masonic Hall. Payneham. The Direc tor of Education (Mr. W. Adey) was present. Mr. J. Logan pave a talk en reaimiscences of theoid school days. On Saturday the premier (Mr. L. L. Hill) addressed the old scholars. A laree number attended in school clothes, and amused everyone bv their antics. More than 1,200 assembled at the Pavneham Oval, where a number of sportm? events were held. The act ing chairman of the Pavneham Coun cil (Mr. H. G. A. Martin), a former scholar, oriented the prizes. On Stmdav a profession of past and l*esent scholars left the school and marched through the stretets, finish ing at the Pavneham Oval, where a sprvice was held The address was given by thp Rev. R. Steadman, a son of Mr. W. Steadman. who was h...
SHOT THROUGH WRIST Story of Struggle in Country Home Melbourne, October 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
SHOT THROUGH WRIST Story of Struggle in Country Home Melbourne, October 4. Thomas Charles Roberts, about 26, single, was admitted to the Sheppar- &lt;*> ton Hospital this afternoon suffering from loss of blood and shock, caused by a severe bullet wound in the right wrist. According to Roberts, he was at a house tattnnfr to a woman when her brother returned to the place after an absence of some months. ' An accu sation was made of Information having been given to the police, and a shot was fired from a pea rifle. Roberts raised his right arm. and the bullet passed through his wrist. A struggle then ensued'for the possession of the rifle. Roberts's right ear was severely bitten, and he was injured about the face. His assailant left the house, and the police are now searching for him. 1
SUMMER STINGS AND BITES Many More This Year [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
SUMMER STINGS AND BITES Many More This Year The warm days of Spring are here, atoning by their very brilliance for the wet and cloudy weather of the last three months, but there is "a fly in the ointment." Those same warm days are hastening the birth of millions of mosquitoes and small insects. In the stagnant pools In the pad docks, creeks and drains, the mosqui toes are planning their annual assault. They have already sent out their van guard. And we are going to see an abundance of them this year because the abnormally wet winter has left them so many breeding places. The prob lem must be grappled with determinedly if our cummer nights are to be undis turbed by the low drone and sting of the pest. What Housewives Can Do Housewives can do nrnrti by periodic ally looking carefully into such things as old tins, flower pot saucers, vases, cellars, jugs, dishes placed round the legs of safes, drinking vessels of dogs and cats, and tubs left standing with even a quarter of an inch of w...
DEATH OF SIR T. LIPTON World's Most Famous Yachtsman URCHIN TO MILLIONAIRE LONDON, October 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
DEATH OF SIR T. LIPTON World's Most Famous Yachtsman URCHIN TO MILLIONAIRE LONDON, October 3. Sir Thomas Lipton, the world's most famous yachtsman, died yes- &lt;*> terday. He caught a chill last week when out motoring. He was attended by four doctors; bad im proved, and bad planned to saQ today on a short business trip to the United States. World-wide tributes axe paid to his sportsmanship as "the world's best loser." To nave been an enthusiastic yachts man at 81 Is itself something of an achievement; but Sir Thomas Up ton was more than an enthusiast; he was a wonder.* Despite the series of disappoint ments he met with in bis five attempts to take the America's cup to vinffitntti_ and, no t withstanding his great age, be was contemplat ing a sixth effort' wxicu UJGH.LU. ljill «.f| to T^V^ JM&US* This son of an Irish farmer, who be gan life as a ragged little urchin, gaz ing out to sea with bis chin in his hands, watching the white-winged yachts skimming the waves...
SELLING OF BREAD IN SHOPS Breadcarters Seek Restriction WANT PRICE=FIXING [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 5 October 1931
SELLING OF BREAD IN SHOPS Breadcarters Seek Restriction WANT PRICE=FIXING The Federal council of the Bread- &lt;*> carters' Union has decided to ask State Governments that the sale of bread be prohibited In shops other than bakers and pastrycooks. Arrangements will be made shortlv for a deputation to approach the South Australian Gov ernment. The Governments will also be asked to constitute bread boards, the func tion of which will be to determine an equitable price for bread, to be fixed by the Government as the standara price. It will be saggested that master bakers, operative bakers, bread carters, and consumers should be represented on the board, and the Government, If necessary. The reason for the proposed scheme is the price-cutting competitton m ( bread, which the union claims has lea to a substantial decrease in the amount of bread delivered by carts. It Is con tended that bread is sold to some shops merely as a "catch" line, often below cost of production, and th...