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REAL PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
The object of this page, which is quite »:new feature in South Australian jour nalism, is to give busneBa men - informa tion' which will not only interest them tut -be. of value, and at the same time , place before the general public the posi tion'' from week to week in all matters pertaining to housebuilding, and commer ciil enterprises in which bricks and mor tar extensively figure. It is intended each week to deal with exchanges in pro perty, new buildings for business purposes, houses in the city and suburbs, and gene rally to make this section a complete re rame of transactions already entered into, and others pending. Another feature will be the illustration of the page with photographs of large public buildings erected and in course of erection, and also attractive suburban re sidences. The steady advance which archi tecture is making in the latter direction is- quickly bringing the suburbs of Ade laide under the' favourable notice of archi tects all over Australia, and even ...
Tanunda Vintage Sports. TENTH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
Tanunda Vintage Sports. TENTH ANNIVERSARY. The tenth anniversary sports were held on Saturday, May 4, on the Tanunda Re creation Park. The attendance was good and the tracks were fast. Starter, Mr. C. Baum; referee, Sir. U. Urarter; judges, Messrs. A. E. Kleeman and Mr. Helling, the secretary, r. L. Wnton, in the ab sence of Mr. W. Tuohy; handicapper, 'Mr. F. Foale. Results:— Trial Stakes, 100 yards.— J. Aminde, F. W. Kocb. Time, 10 2-5s. Vintage Sheffield/130 yards, of £7 7/. —Heat winners, J. Hart, F. Koch, C. Der mody, E. Koster. Final— E. Koster (14), C. Dermody (16), F. Koch (9%), J. Hart (10%). Time, 13s. One Mile Bicycle Race, of £3.— Heat winners-J. Powell, A. C. Waldie, R. Buckley, W. Kellett, .J. Grosser, G. Childs, J. Flickert, A. Klopp, W. Gower. Final— R. Buckley (70), A. 'C. Waldie (scr.), W. Kellett (50). Liquor Trade Sheffield, of £6 10/.— R. Homburg (14%), W. Bowden (13), J. McCarthy (15), F. Koch (9%). Half-mile Bicycle Race, of £3.— Heat winners— W. Pollard, F. Kn...
TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
TOWN ttat.t; The usual complete change of pro* gramme will happen at the Town Half ©a.' Monday, when the Wondergraph Com pany will present a further selection of mgmy ineresnng pictures tor bar patrons' approval. Their headliner, 'The iwK«» Massacre,' is said to be one of the most interesting picures yet screened. The theme is mother love, which stands out throughout the scenes of carnage, demon Grating the fearless courage of a woman, fighting for her child, at the same time1 graphically reproducing an historic event of America's pioneering days. Other top notchers to be shown are— 'A Girl of tha West' (a powerful Western drama dealing with ranch life in America), 'Tweedledum as Cartoonist' (a novelty comic subject), 'The Continental Gaisette' (which win show topical pictures), 'The Vintage of Burgundy' (a descriptive scenic pic ture), 'Chumps' (a roaring comedy), 'Th« Amateur Plumber' (a comic), and 'A! Question of Seconds' (a Destern dra matic subject). The management an nounce a...
AT THE THEATRES. EMPIRE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
? * AT THE THEATBES. f EMPIRE THEATRE.- '*rt*tpMAj^\ j *% Messrs. ayenc ana' Lemon lotve *««*' - ed a fine programme of pictures for theix ' next complete change, winch is to hap--' pen as usual on Monday. . The star item is to be 'Through the Drifte,' a remark* able drama, the story of which is as fbW* lows:— The young widow Alder, with her little daughter Ruth, is in.- charge of tha postr office in a north-western . lumber camp, he is courted by two men, John Holmes, he post rider, and Frank Hjeadb/,4 a young lumberman. Mrs. Alder favours * Holmes, o the disadvantage of Frank, who is slightly inclned to drink. One dajrj Holmes sets out with his sleigh to thai nex post station, and takes little Rath, i who wans a sleigh ride. They are caaght . in a buzzard, and Holmes abandons, the: child to take care of himself . NextDWrn ing, ihe sleigh not returning, the widow, goes out in search of help,, ana finds Head ly in the saloon. The lumberman quickly1, dons his enowshoes, and after a l...
THE BUNGARRA CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
THE BUNGARRA CLUB. (Explanatory.— Tjie Bungarra is a sort &f land crocodile that inhabits remote parts of Australia. It is a very speedy reDtile. thousrh perfectly harmless, but it frightens mounted bushmen by_ suddenly appearing and racing alongside their horses for miles, and as suddenly disap pearing. This is the report to me of an accredited bushman from Western Aus tralia. Personally, I think the Bungarra ? mythical. As to whether the Bungarra Club is imaginary I am not at present prepared to Bay.) List of officials:— President, the Honour able Benjamin Wiggleswick, M.P.; Vice President, John E7 Pincher, Esq.; Sec retary, B. Flukem Wusher. Esq.; Trea surer, P. Grigsby Gimlet, Esq.; Commit tee, H. Thorny Tonguer, Esq., G. Henry Huggs, Esq., and X. Hortense Splinter, Esq.; Reporter, G. Swaine. All members of the club are entitled to affix tbe letters M.B.C. to their names. Object of Club.— To discuss the impor tant topics of the day, with a view to enlighten the world on ...
INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
INVENTIONS. When one considers 'what marvellous inventions have been brought into the world during the past decade, one looks forward with curiosity to what may be forthcoming in the near future, rrom a careful perusal of the records at_ the Patent Office, I have formed the opinion that the following, at least, may be looked for within the next 15 years: — 'New livers for dyspeptics — self-acting, and war rantedvHauornrjjof,' _:_.^Wings -for; every body; this wilrbe a motor-driven concern, that will prove successful until it stops working.' 'A device by which a man can £o on strike all his life and live well.' 'A case without a lawyer in it.' 'Two thousand new brands of whisky, each over a hundred years old.' 'A double-jointed tin man, with a phonograph inside, to replace orators of many descrip tions.' 'Two hundred new makes of hair forcer, and the consequent gradual extinction of hair.' 'A machine for keep ing wheat at 4/6% a bushel.' 'A cigar tha.t won't burn out.' 'A machine for...
Other People's Money. Wills of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
Other People's Money. Wills of the Week. - The following is the list of probates andr etters of administration granted during the week' ended yesterday: — Altmann, Julius, of Lobethal, £1,900. Belcher, Percy Arthur Silverthorne, bf Georgetown, £361. BottrilL Stephen, of Kan-arilla, £3,350. Deahej Alexander Charles, of Eastwood, £360. Fitzgerald, Frances Ann, of East Ade laide, £2.600. Gant, Susannah Elizabeth, Soseworthy, Grocock, Clement, of Lower North Ade laide, £240. Gunther, Johanna Francisca of Chel tenham, £400. Guy, William, of East Moonta, £250. Hayter, James Francis, of Glanvflle, £166. Hentschke, Johann Heinrich Gottlieb 3f Brinkworth, £4,100. Jackson, Martha, of near Truro, £185. Leete, Benjamin JEenry (Harry Bick irds), of Sydney, N.S.W., £2,900. Logan, Margaret, of Stepney, £517. Lovegrove, .Rebecca, of Stratnalbyn. £260. McDonald, Alexander, of Crystal Brook, £4,000. Mattiske, Carl Heinrich, of Freeling £1,150. . ~''«- Moore, Francis Roderick, of Semaphore £2,000. — '...
Westralian Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
Westralian Mining. BtlLLFIXCH MAKAGES ILL. Mr. Fred. Morgan, manager of the Bullfinch Mine, was suddenly taken ill on Thursday, and. bis present condition is very low. MOUNTAIN QUEEN. : The Mountain Queen proposes to install five more grinding pans and a slimes plant, in order to improve the returns. POOKA TIOTTELD. Mr. Wood Ward (the Assistant Govern ment Geologist) has been instructed to make a thorough inspection of the Poona tin field, at the Murchison, which is re ported to be looking promising. IDA H. The Ida H. Mine is not looking too well at - depth. The rich shoot, which ave J*e«J 72/ for a length of 300 ft. at No. 10 level, has contracted to 100 ft. of €0/ ore at Kb. 11 level, while in the winze below that point developments are disappoint ing. ' . Unless the shoot makes again in value deeper -down the mine's ?future, as a dividend payer is doubtful, -and -when the.remnants of. the 72/ ore have been extracted, ? in - a -f«ir months' time, the management will -Sad -it ham, ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
COMMERCIAL. Wheat.— The U.K. markets for Austra lian wheat have been firm and fairly ac tive. Some 12 cargoes were sold during the week at from 3D/6 to 41/ per quarter of 480 lb., ci.f., according to size 01 par cel aud date of shipment. .jO5f 'these, seven are South Australian shipments7, namely, Duncraig, Sumbawa, Elerbek, Alfa, Ochringen, Atcama, and Glenbolm. To wards the close of the week there has been less inclination to trade, and car goes at 39/6, ci.f., were on offer without finding buyers. (To-day's buying value may be given at &/± on trucks, Port Adelaide, and a halfpenny less at main outports. Some merchants reduced their buying price, 'but this movement is not a general one. - Flour. — Owing- to winter approaching there has been' a good steady trade at '59 ? 2/6 best city brands, and 5/ less for .product of country niills. Export trade is reported as showing improvement, and a fair- volume of orders have been booked for early shipment at £8 5/ to £8 10/. Bran a...
RIVER LEVELS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
RIVER LEVELS. The following figures -show the state of tbe rivers above summer level at the undermentioned places at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 4: — ft. in. Kenmark .. .... 39 Gundagai ? 0 2 ft. in. Wagga Wagga ..0 4 Lonth ? 0 3 Hay ? 1 5 Wilcannia .....03 Namoi ? 2 OAlbury ? 0 2 Barwon ? 2 0 Huston ? 3 6 Brewarrina .... 2 5 Morgan ? 17
SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
SYDNEY MARKET. Messrs. S. C. Ward & Co. have supplied us with the following Sydnev quotations, dated May 4j 1912:— Morning.— -Hnddart, Parker (pref.), 13/3 buyer, 13/6 seller; Insurance of Australia, 7/2 buyer, 7/3 seller: Burns, Philp, & Co., 31/6 buyer, 31/9 sel'cr: Goldsborough, Mort, 41/3 buyerr J. D. Williams, 29' buyer, 22/3 seller Chillagoe (paid), 5/10 buyer; Hampden Clon corry, 34/9 seller; Mount Elliotts. £5 15/ buyer £5.16/ seller; Wallaroos, 44/3 buyer, 44/9 sel ler;. British (old), 59/3 buyer, 59/6 seller; Bro ken Hills, 50/6 buyer, 51/ seller; Block Tens, 46/ buyer, 47/ seller; Junctions, 8/8 buyer, 8/10 seller; Junction Norths, 15/3 buyer, 15/6 seller South (con.) £7 8/6 seller; Sulphide (ord.)! 24/ buyer, 24/3 seller. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^Sunday, May 5— Low ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Pr water, 6 p_m. ^^^^^^^^^^^^?F Harbour). — May 4. ^^^^^^^^VRent), 4,419 tons, Captain ^^^^^^^^^^^HUL, from London via ports. ^^^^^?Rcnt Passengers:— From Lon ^^^^^^^^K w. Buthpen, A. Wither...
MINING STOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
itfrvrvn srornrs Tens - and British had . a. . heavy dealing with *?« scUh!f .^Jm™ti wrfteHHBSfcW- T01 report was unsatisfactory to investors, and doubt about seller; Melbourne Electric Supply, 46 i/6 buyer; level occasioned anxiety. Better news from Mount Elliotts caused stock to revive, and Hampdens' were' fairly steady.
MELBOURNE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
MELBOURNE MARKET. Messrs. S. C. Ward & Go. iiave supplied us with the following Mclboume' quotations, 'dated May 4, 1912:— Morning.— Amalgamated Zinc, 35/9 sales; Block Tens, 46/ buyer, 47/ seller; British (old); 58/3 buyer, 58/6 seller; Junction Norths, 14/9 buyer, 14/10} seller, 14/9 sales;- South (paid), £7 12/ buyer; -Norths, £6 seller, £8 sales- Hampden Cloncurry, 34/3 buyer, 34/6 sel sn psjtadns sawj -03' a? pJEjft -3 -53 -sjsk-h ler; Mount Elliotts, £5 14/6 buyer, £6 16/6 seller; Mount Lyells, 34/3 buyer.; Tongkahs,' 48/6 sales; Goldsborough, Mort, 42/ buyer, 42/3 sel ler, 42/3 sales; Insurance -of Australia, 7/2 sales; Sih-erton Trams, £5 7/ buyer, £5 8/ ? seller; Henry Jones, 27/6 buyer, 27/9 eeller; National Bank (ord.), £5 6/ buyer, £5 7/ seller; Hud dart, Parker (pref.), 13/5 seller; Ajax, 28/ buyer; Ajax Central, 23/3 buyer, 23/9 seller; Cathcort (con.), 15/3 buyer, 15/9 seller; French man's Beef (con.), 7/1 buyer, 7/5 seller; Langi Logan North, 2/1 buyer; New L...
MELBOURNE QUOTATIONS. (From our Own Correspondent) MELBOURNE, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
MELBOURNE QUOTATIONS. (From our. Own Correspondent.) * MELBOURNE, May. 4. The following sales were recorded at the dose of to-day's market: — Commercial Bank .(pref.),- 14/ buyer; Insurance of Australia, 7/1 buyer, 7/6 seller; Federal Build ing, 20/9 seller; National (ord.), 6/ sales, II seller; Goldsbrough, Mort, 42/3 buyer; Mel bourne Trust, 4/4 buyer, 4/5 seller; Equity Trus tee, 21/ seller; Union Trustee, 24/6 boyer; Emu Bay, 4/6 buyer; Melbourne Trams, 42/6 buyfr; Silverton Tram, £5 8/ buyer; Castlemaine Brewery, 12/6 seller; Carlton Brewery, 9/8 buver, 10/ seller; Howard Smith Company,- 20/9 buyer, 21/ seller; Huddart, Parker (ord.), 15/6 buyer, 16/ seller; Huddart, Parker (pref.),. 13/5 seller; Melbourne Electric Supply, £6 1/6 buyer; Northcote Brick, 17/ buyer; British, 5S/6 buyer; South (paid), £7 10/ buyer, £7 17/ «dler; HerculesV 12/ buyer, 13/ 'seller; Norths, £6 buyer; Potter's, 3/6 buyer, 3/8 seller; Amalga mated Zincs, 35/9 buyer; Hampdens, 34?3 buyer, 34/4 seller; Mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
?t ??'? '?-'' '' D-*i*e 'lk|ror ! ' GURREStT RAfTES. HA:L KEWSPAPEBS, LTD., GILBERT PLACE, ADELAIDE. , ? i . TcIeplwiics-SSiO, 3StCjg*2.- . -.,^ TKp ?» ?? ? . . ? * IMS ?? ?? e 'OVERLAND' * Motor Car. Nowhere in the world of Automobiles can be found a Car exhibiting more painstaking care in con struction than the tit 'OVERLAND'; while strength, speed, and grace are its typical qualities. You can pay more for a Motor Car, but yon cannot get a ? better one at the price. If you intend to pay more, see this Car first — it. may change your mind and save you mon'ey. Write for Illustrated Booklet giving full description. Murray Aunger Ltd., I Franklin Street, Adelaide. ? - Ml So I ... : . -r—. ? — — ? , yiy i***^ n -*'' . '. . . .; ] ' 'tN EXCELLENT WIRE STRAINER ? ?; '-.' '' -.'._. ? ? ? ? ? ? . '- ? ?'.''.?'**???' ?., ? rWf- ? ? - /''?$--
LONDON MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
IXMIDON MABKET. Fluctuations for the week ended Friday, May Si Broken Hills, 5V6, 51/3. _ Norths, £5 19/4}, £6, £5 19/4}. ISc^Coipofa&n (ord.). lOAd, 10/6. Zinc Corporation (prei.), 38/9. io'Sth' Extended 3/4}. 3/10}, 3/8. - Amalgamated Zinc, 36/. Hampdens, 34/6. Chillagoe, 5/9. liriseis, 8/6, 8/9. Cobar. 96/3, 97/6, 96/10}. Morgan, 67/6, 58/9. Golden Horseshoes, 58/9, 55/ Kalgurli, 50/9, 50/. Consols, 11/. Gwalia, 22/6. Gwolia Consolidated, 9t Chaffers, 1/. Links, 2/4J. Lake View Stars, 2/9. Perseverance, - 3/7}. Ivanhoe, 95/. Boulders, 12/6. Associated, 7/. Northern, 5/1}. Perseverance, 3/7}.
The Builder and the Contractor. [Newspaper Article] — The Mail — 4 May 1912
The, Builder and the Contractor. flRtejprintdng press and the linotypeaare xS&Oy the last stages in the mechanical msnHfaetnre of a newspaper; but, of course, they had to be housed. The pre mises which are occupied by 'Tie Mail' Newspapers in Gilbert street have been altered by the owner, Mr. Frank John son, specially to suit the purposes of a newspaper office. The unfortunate' strike of headers' labourers threwthe work bac* so seriously that' towards the finish' the contractors, Messrs. Essery & Hennessy, bad to get from their employees a special pnB out to enable the building to be so far completed that the papers could be printed. ? For instance, to accommodate the Hoe press the whole of the basement had to be deepened 4 ft.— parts of it 8 ft. — in solid clay. While this was in pro gceas b*nilders, carpenters, and paintess ?teere all going in different parts of the building. We have to thank the con ??jtractors for having obliged us in every possible way. and thei...