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GENERAL NEWS WATER IN RESERVOIRS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
GENERAL NEWS WATER IN RESERVOIRS The Commissioner of Public Works (Mr. Mclnnes), stated yesterday that the quantity of water stored at the end of last week in the metropolitan reservoirs was 5,069,000,000 gallons, compared with 4,488,000,000 gallons for the corresponding date of last year. The consumption for the week was 172,000,000 gallons, compared with 127,000.000 gallons for the correspond- ing period of last year, when restric- tions were in force. Beetaloo reservoir had 78,000,000 gallons, compared with 71,000,000 gallons last year. Bundaleer had 465,000,000 gallons, compared with 605,000,000 gallons. Baroota, which was empty last year, now contained over 6,000,000 gallons. Barossa contained 883,000,000 gallons, compared with 707,000,000 gallons, and Warren con- tained 1,154,0oo,ooo gallons, compared with 777,000,000 gallons last year.
THE CHRONICLE PICTURES [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
"THE CHRONICLE" PICTURES The illustrated supplement issued with this week's edition of "The Chronicle," which is on sale to-day, contains a splendid variety of topical photographs. A fine half-page shows the race for boats of all classes on the Port River on Saturday, while underneath is a quite new picture of the Rover Torrens taken from beneath the new City Bridge. A further page of Northern Australian subjects includes a native canoe used for turtle hunting; a load of snakes; a Johnston crocodile, and a scene on one of the coastal rivers in the Gulf of Carpentaria. A group of pictures taken at the Gumeracha Show will be appreciated, as well as a number of sporting snapshots and country scenes.
WORLD FRAYER WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
WORLD PRAYER WEEK Local observance of the Universal Week of Prayer in the Adelaide Town Hall banqueting room during the lunch hour yesterday was led by the Rev. George Brown, at the Evangelisa- tion Society. Among others taking part were the Revs. Wallace Bird, R. E. Stanley, D. McNicol, Commander Harvey, and Mr. A. E. Clarkson. In- ternational fraternal co-operation was &nbsp; the theme of thanksgiving and inter- cession. To-days gathering will be led by Canon Docker, of the United Missionary Council. &nbsp;
PARKES BY-ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
PARKES BY-ELECTION The speaker of the house of Repre- sentatives (Mr. Makin) yesterday signed the writ for the Parkes by-election to fill the vacancy in the House of Repre- sentatives created by the appointment of Mr. E. A. McTiernan to the High Court bench. Nominations will close on January 15, and the poll will be taken on January 31. Major C. W. C. Marr has been selected as the endorsed Nationalist candidate.
[?] MEN'S VISIT TO SOUTH-EAST [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
BUSINESS MEN'S VISIT TO SOUTH-EAST In preparation for the visit next month by Adelaide business men to the South-East, Mr. H. E. Winterbottom, secretary of the Chamber of Manufactures, will leave Adelaide on Sunday. The object of the trip next month is to bring about closer relationship between the city and South-East. Centres to be visited include Kingston, Millicent, Mount Gambier, Fenola, and Narracoorte.
PMPERIAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
IMPERIAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE The Director of Education (Mr. W. J. Adey) has been informed that the Board of Education has decided that it would be inadvisable to hold the next meeting of the Imperial Education Con- ference in 1931, as was recommended by the conference in 1927. The board understood that a large number of over- seas Governments would be unable, for &nbsp; financial or other reasons, to send delegates if the conference were to meet this year. The board proposes to con- &nbsp; sider further what date would be ap- propriate for the next meeting of the conference at a meeting to be held in the spring of 1931.
WIRRLESS ESSAY COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
WIRELESS ESSAY COMPETITION A two-valve, screen-grid, all -electric wireless receiver with loud speaker com- plete. Valued at $20, is being offered as a prize for the best essay received upon broadcasting. The competition is open to all boys and girls of 16 years of age and under. All they are- re quired to do is to write an essay of approximately 1,000 words, covering their opinion of the value of wireless broadcasting, the usefulness of Station 5 AD to the public, and its programmes, announcing and transmission. These essays should be addressed to the mana- ger of Station 5 AD, Adelaide. The competition closes definitely on Wed- nesday next, January 14.
MAIL STEAMERS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
MAIL STEAMERS The R.M.S. Otranto, en route for London, is expected to berth at the Outer Harbor at 8 a.m to-day, and to sail for Fremantle at 5 p.m. Special trains will leave Adelaide for the Outer Harbor at 8 a.m., 11.30 a.m., and 3.25 p.m. There will also be a special train leaving the Outer Harbor for re- turn to Adelaide at 9.22 a.m. The R.M.S. Ormonde, from London, is ex- pected to arrive at tbe Outer Harbor at 8 a.m. on Saturday, and to sail for the eastern States during the after- noon.
BAN ON POULTRY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
BAN ON POULTRY The Executive Council on Wednesday issued a proclamation declaring New- &nbsp; castle disease in poultry to be a disease for the purpose of the Stock Diseases Act of 1888, and a proclamation pre- venting the introduction of poultry from Victoria, where the disease is known exist. &nbsp; &nbsp;
WHAT TO DO WITH BOYS LEAVING SCHOOL QUESTION DISCUSSED AT TEACHERS' CONFERENCE OTHER BIG PROBLEMS DEALT WITH [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
WHAT TO DO WITH BOYS LEAVING SCHOOL QUESTION DISCUSSED AT TEACHERS' CONFERENCE OTHER BIG PROBLEMS DEALT WITH Many problems of interest were discussed yesterday at the conference of the Federated State School Teachers' Associa- tion. Among the questions was that of helping boys and girls leaving school, who, in the present state of commerce and finance, are faced with unemployment. &nbsp; Mr. J. P. Glasheen (New South Wales), in opening the discussion, said the action of the secretary (Mr. A. G. Alanson), in bringing the matter under the notice of various Ministers was to be commended. "This is a very serious problem, and one that concerns teachers," he said. "Our work is not limited to the four walls of the schooL We should be as much concerned with the future of our scholars as with their education." Measures should be taken to look alter the boys leaving school, he added. If they were allowed just to run round the streets and were not given some kind of employment their mi...
BOYS AND AVIATION Encouragement of Air Sense Suggested [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
BOYS AND AVIATION Encouragement of Air Sense Suggested Stating that many schoolboys were showing an interest in aviation, and saying that they wished to become airmen, Mr. R. A. West directed at- tention to the desirability of notice being given to the subject by Educa- tion Departments. Mr. West said the development of aviation had been so rapid that they hardly realised the high state of mechanical perfection that had been attained. Among the outstanding features of aviation that made it in- creasingly important in the develop- ment of Australia, might be mentioned rapid communication to otherwise in- accessible places, medical assistance for outback settlers, a favorable climate, and defence considerations. Miss E. Opie (South Australia) said the development of the air sense should be encouraged under wise super- vision. She pointed to the number of distinguished South Australian avia- tors. A motion—"That this conference stresses the importance of the develop- ment of aviation i...
STATUS OF TEACHERS Move to Form Institute [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
STATUS OF TEACHERS Move to Form Institute An appeal to teachers to endeavor to raise the status of teaching was made by Mr. W. Cremor, of Victoria. "We must recognise that the remedy for the present position is in our own hands," he said. "The essence of a profession is the standard of entry and qualifications for practising, and these must be laid down by members them- selves, and not by departmental autho- rities. My proposal is somewhat revo- lutionary, and will meet with the oppo- sition of authorities throughout Aus- tralia." He then moved that steps be taken to establish a Teachers' Institute in Australia. In Australia, added Mr. Cremor, there were about 20,000 teachers, and united they could exert a tremendous political force. Nothing could stop them if they organised into an institute and formed the union into an incorporated body. A course of action could be determined later. Mr. Cremor's motion was then adopted.
FALSE PRETENCES Christmas Day Incident LONDON, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
FALSE PRETENCES Christmas Day Incident LONDON, January 6. A man, supposed to have been born in Australia, and giving the name of Gerald Vladimir Crichton, alias Up- johns, and falsely self-described as a nephew of Sir George Crichton, was to-day sentenced at Marlborough-street to six months' hard labor for incurring a debt of eight guineas at the Dover- street Hotel by false pretences on Christmas Day. Another man paid the debt on Janu- ary 2. Crichton is said to have come to England from Cap Ferrat to rebut a charge of plagiarism. A detective tes- tified that Crichton's articles were cribbed. Crichton was imprisoned for a week in Sydney in 1925, and sentenced at &nbsp; Wellington for false pretences, and at Paris for vagabondage as the result of not paying for a champagne supper he gave to some cabaret girls.
SEAMEN'S TROUBLE OVER. Five Delayed Ships Get Away Sydney, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 9 January 1931
SEAMEN'S TROUBLE OVER. Five Delayed Ships Get Away Sydney, January 7. A settlement was effected to-day in the dispute between the Seamen's Union and the shipowners concerning the method of picking up crews. All the five inter-State vessels which had been held up on Tuesday sailed during the day with full complements. More than 2,000 unemployed seamen, all anxious to obtain work, attended the shipping master's office, where the call for men was made. Although the union had been advised by the authori- ties that, as the office was Common- wealth property, it had no right to ob- ject to the presence of shore officials from the shipping companies or, for that matter, any one else, shipowners agreed to a slight change in procedure. Full crews were then secured.