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HOSTILE RAIDERS REPULSED. EFFECTIVE BOMBING WORK. (Reuter's Sorvice). LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
HOSTILE RAIDERS REPULSED. EFFECTIVE 1MB11UNG WORK. (Reuter's Sorvice). . LONDON, Sunday. Field Marshal Haig reports - Hos tile raiders were repulsed with loss last night southward o£ Houtholst (Forest. There was, hostile artillerying south-westward of (.'ambrai. We made several successful air air raids and .reconnaissances on Saturday despite low clouds and hi»h winds. Nearly ,, ton of bombs was dropped on various targets. Our observations enabled our artillery to effectively engage hos tile batteries. One German machine was driven down. One of ours -is missing. Our bom hint? machines, one of which is missing, carried out a. successful raid in unfavorable weather on Sat urday night. Nearly a ton of bombs were 'dropped with bood results Qn important railway junctions and sid ings at Courcelles and Lesmetz.
SWIMMING. AN ASSOCIATION FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
SWIMMING. AN ASSOCIATION FORMED. | A meeting- to form the Port Pirie Amateur Association was held at the - i Barrier Hotel on Monday night. Air. G. CHarlesworthy presided and there were also present: Messrs E. Frank ham, A. Roberts and A. Rooney (Pirie); Misses Jamieson and Merlino and Mr W Ray (Pirie West) : Mr S. R. Job and Mr J. P. Sellars (secretary pro% tern, and representative of the South Australian Amateur Swimming Asso ciaton). Tfie ehairman explained the object of tlie meeting.. Clubs had been form ed at tlie Central, West and Solomon town, and so far as lie -had been able to gather those meetings had been most enthusiastic. So far as Solomontown was concerned, there had been a large number of members. and they had re ceived support from quarters where they little expected it. Mr Rooney reported that the Port Pirie Club ws going ahead wonderfully and the members expected that before long they would be well ahead of the other clubs. The club was m favor of forming an associ...
POORLY DRESSED WIFE. WHY HE ROBBED THE CLOTHES LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
POORLY DRESSED WIFE. WHY HE ROBBED THE CLOTHE LINE. A case involving- the theft of a num ber of articles of wearing- apparel from a elothbs-line, and concerning- which (lie accused, John Henry Wallers, a young- married man, put forward a re markable plea for leniency, was'"heard before Mr Payten S.M., at the Glebe Police Court. Constable Ilogan, of Petersham, said that he '[tiestinned Walters about some clothing taken from a clothes-line at the residence of Mrs Harper at Marion street, Leichhardt. Walters became excited and said a man had knocked him up about 5 a.m., on the previous day and had sold him the things for 10/. The missing articles were sub sequently found a't accused's resi dence. Walter subsequently said, "I might as well tell you the truth. My wire :'s short of clothes; we had no moi'cy to buy them, and 1 gut tip at 4 o'clock y.&te .lav mornics- &lt;i:id t-l-Jo Ih"' limits off the line." He said tint lie entered the yard by removing some palings. Walte...
COMMERCIAL. PORT PIRIE PRICES [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
COMMERCIAL.. PORT PIRIE PRICES Following- are current prices in Port Pirie: PRODUCE. £ s. d. Butter (factory), -per 3b. 0 1 11 Butter (dairy), per lb. . . 0 1 2 Fresh Eggs, per doz. .. 0 0 9 Ham, per lb. 0 1 G : Bacon, per lb 0 1 3 Lard, per lb. . 0 l 3 Dripping-, per ib 0 0 10 Cheese, per lb. ........ 91 2 Onions, per lb- y.; . 0 0 2 Potatoes, per qr 0 3 0 FODDER, ETC. £ s. d. Chaff, per ton 315 0 Hay (baled), per ton .. 3 15 0 Flour (wholesale), per ton 11 0 0 Bran, per bushel 0 1 4 Pollard, per bushel .... 0 1 5
WHITE PATCH OF HAIR. LAWSUIT FOLLOWS VISIT TO SPECIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
WHITE PATCH OF HASR. LAWSUIT FOLLOWS VISIT TO SPECIALIST. In tin; Metropolitan District Qourt, Sydney, before? .Judge Backhouse, Jeannie .McIS'air, of Freshwater, Man iy, claimed £200 from Maison Craig Ltd., hair specialists, Pitt street, ill re spect of hair treatment. Plaintiff's case was that in .Inly last she went Li> the defendant's premises land arranged for the sla.vning ojT a while patch in lier hair lo its natural color. She alleged that the defendants -by their servants-acted so negli gently that her head and forehead caanie swollen and sore: that she lost some of her hair, and had been pre vented from following her occupation. Defendants denied the negligence al leged . Alexander Craig, for the defence, said he had been in business for 26 years, and had never previously had any complaints. He denied that any negligence had been shown, and said that the treatment prescribed was cor rect . Miss Violet Murphy, who had been in the employ of the defendant for the past six y...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
W, f, WELLS GO., GlothlEg and_Bool Palace. THE SHOPPING CENTRE FOR ALL SHEWS WEAR. Our Selection of Men's Suits for Quality, Variety, Cut and Finish, &E Tailor-Made, cannot be beates ia the Commonwealth. Many lines still at Old PrL&lt;si. "We are continually opening up New Season's Goods in Men's Hats, Shirts, Ties, &e. Our Stock is Exceptionally Well Assorted in all Lines. These were bought many months ago to arrive, and are at the preosnt time much be low the market value. W. F. WELLS & CO. ALEXANDER-STREET, PORT PIRIE. All - - Returned SUFFERING FROM DEFECTIVE SIGHT ARE SENT BY THE S.A. MILITARY FORGES TO Holland 1 Pinchbeck S.A.OA., G.S.O.I. RUNDLE STREET, ADELAIDE. THE UP-TO-DATE OPTICIANS. Mr. HOLLAND Consults personally every day from 9 a.m. till 9 p.m. at' J. J. NETTING, Chemist Alexander Street. ADVICE FREE S. C. COTTLE, GALVANISED IRON WORKER, GAS FITTER, &c. TANKS, BATHS, AND GENERAL IRONWORKERS, ALEXANDER ST., PORT PIRIE. MILLINERY...
COUNTRYMAN TRICKED. BACKING A "SURE THING. £1000 TO £400. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 12 February 1918
COUNTRYMAN TRICKED, BACKING A "SURE THING. £1000 TO £400. After ?getting .James Lamont, a pastoralist, who lives in Tenter field (N.S.W.), interested in a racehorse1 they said they-owned, two confidence men induced him to part with chc^aes for £430 to finance betting transac tions, and having cashed them dis appeared. La-mont reported his Loss at police headquarters, and detectives are .now looking for the two men. Arriving in Sydney for a holiday on January "2S, .Lamont made the acquaintance of the two men at the People's Palace. They became friend ly, and in the course of conversation horseracing was discussed. The tricksters posed as raceho.rsd owners and told a wonderful story of the possibilities of a horse they had in their stable. He .was a "sure thing,"' but they lacked the money with which to make a good haul. They took their prospective victim to Kandwlk and showed him t o horse they said they owned, but in which, as a matter of fact, they had no interest, and pointed out ...
LATE SPORTINGG OAKLEIGH PLATE ACCEPTANCES. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 13 February 1918
LATE SPORTINGG OAKLEIGH PLATE ACCEPT ANCES. MELBOURNE, TUEFIDAV. Following are the acceptances for the Oafcleigh 'Plate, to be run 011 Saturday. Panacre, Some Boy, Aleconner, Kiag's Bounty, Poitrina, Headwind, j Hoprig, Brisels, Pistolarie, Delinacre, Belgium Waif, St. Ibex, Blue Bolt, j The Hague, Brisette* Weleria, Quillion, jAmadis, Lord Marco, - Princess Wini fred, Blue Cross, Colonel Chutney, insurant, Fitness, Good Day, Fitz, Linacre.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 13 February 1918
ATTRACTION EXTRAORDINARY! CASINO - to |iat ^lQUl(ls8 Big Racing Sensation " :THE GREAT STAR -.PuRTLNU SUCCESS. ___ : r>000 FEET OF THRILL AND EXCITEMENT. 5000 FEET. :EE:-'ATlie Race for the Askwood Cup," The,Great £5000 feide-wager, T|ie Fight on the Racecourse. : ; . Nothing. Finer Ever Staged or Filmed. . "... . s! ; " / Sy Also these Popular Picture Gems. ; ~.r.-- . .. «Just Goid. Rough Stuff A Delightful 1000ft. Drama. A 2000ft. Riot of Laughter. The War Graphic Gaumonts Great Topical. To-Night : : Casino s iTo^teht Oiptijoaabl- ilWotiioe .Quality, Satisfaction, A Low Price, Good Advice. Four tilings every one wants, especially when - suffering from Eye troubles. - You get; them alL at 8ENSOHS Pharmacy, ELLEN STREET. We give Glasses only when necessary. , Msnager, G.A. JONES, M.P.S., Pharmaceutical Chemist and Optician. P1AMOS PIANOS By the best Manufacturers fro in England and America. CASH OR EASY EXTENDED TERMS. Mtisie - iWiisie Musis CALL, in TO-DAY tod Ask to hear your f...