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GOVERNOR-GENERAL BECOMES AUSTRALIAN CHIEF SCOUT Melbourne, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
GOVERNOR-GENERAL BECOMES AUSTRALIAN CHIEF SCOUT Melbourne, February 23. The chairman cf the Federal Coun- cil of the Boy Scouts' Association (Councillor Luxton. M.L.A.) announced to-day that the Governor-General (Sir Isaac Isaacs) had accepted the invita tion of the World Chief .Scout (Lord Baden Powell) to become the Chief Scout for the Commonwealth, wis ap pointment will become effective imme diately. Mr. J. B. Hawke, secretary of the South Australian branch of the Aus tralian Society of Engineers, was ap pointed to the board of the Adelaide 3T.M.C.A. last night. Mr. Hawke was one of the founders of the Peterborough y__LC_A-, and was secretary of tha: or ganisation until eight months ago. Arrangements are being made by the ?oung Men's Christian Association to welcome to Adelaide Dr. T. Z. Koo. who Kill arrive shortly on a visit under the iuspices of the Student Christian Movement. Dr. Koo is national gene -al secretary of the Y__LCJ_. in China, ind also secretary of the Institute ...
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS DUE TO-DAY Kooraka, from Ardrossan, 9 p.m., McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. TO-MORROW City ol Pittsburgh, from New York, morning. Queen's Wharf. Elder. Smith cmd Co. Mongolia, from eastern States, sight. Outer Harbor. Elder, Smith. & Co. Karoola, from Albany and Eremantle, morning. Fort Adelaide. Mcnwralth, Mc jSacharn, Zttd. Mulcra, from Spencer Golf ports, Com mercial Wharf. Adelaide Steamship Co. Kopoola, from Stansbury and Port Vin cent, evening. McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. SAILING TO-DAY (Circumstances permitting) Golden Bear, for Facinc coast, via Spi ne;, afternoon, from No. 2 Quay. Maranoa, for Bockhampton, via ports, afternoon, from Queen's Wharf. Mac donald. Hamilton & X7o. Quorna, for Spencer Gulf ports, at noan. from Commercial Wharf. Adelaide Steam snip Co. ' " Kooraka. for Ardrossan. at 9 turn., from McLaren Wharf. Coast Steamships. Kopoola, for Stansbury and Port Vin cent, at 5 pjn, from McLaren Wnarf. Coast Steamships. TO-MO...
NEVER TOO OLD TO MARRY Bridegroom of 95, Bride of 81 TWINS AT 67 [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
NEVER TOO OLD TO MARRY Bridegroom of 95, Bride of 81 TWINS AT 67 xncy are. 01 course, always a point of tinman interest. Why does a man of 94 take onto himself a bride of 63, and a third one at that? ' Mr. Samuel Yarrow, of Canada, the latest example, knows his own mind best. '"She is younger than I am. She vm be able to look after me when I gel aid.''' he says. There Is the clue to the whole affair. n a man at 94 does not believe he is yei old. why shouldn't he marry again? Australia has dozens of examples of ?sen marrying when marriage, one ?oold think, -would have been farthest from their thoughts. And not only do old men marry, but old men become fathers. These Old Brides It is an set out precisely by the Commonwealth Statistician, and for one year alone Australia had a bride at 81. another at 80, one at 79. two at 77. two at 76. three at 75. and three at As for bridegrooms, there was one at 85. one at 67. one at 84, three at 83, two at 82. two at 81, and four at 80. It is not s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
SKOAL ADVERTISEMENTS Citizens' League BTCHAM mSUTUTE, 8 pjn. WHJrTESDAT. Naniaxy 2Stta. Ckalman. Ooandllar C. K. Sutton. E. D. A. Bagot. Hon. General OtaaalMr ?C toe League, and other speakers. BOSK HALL, SEACUFF, 8 p.m. THOBSD&T, February 260 i. j CfeaJxman. ]ir. x. Qurban. i *?!??! H. a&BBS. B. D. A. Bigot, H. BMOB.A.L.langsted, Major Griffiths. Mfc. F.J. Wntshtre -will conduct com- MMDBy aluajiic assisted by Ulss E. Blbrley, CUKE TOWN HALL, 8 p.m. IBDoT, February 27tb. H—ttri. Mr. H. Hudson, Mr. C. W. Abbbebcb, And. TtttfT spcslcexs. ?DKKAT BRIDGE TOWN HALL, 8 pjn. SATUBDAT, February 28th. Cbalniiaii. alt. Ftank Jenkins. ffeeakcE? ?m tnctode Mr. E. D. A. Bagot, ?a* Mr. A. L LanssforJ. L I VUXSaad EXECUTORS 1 B No. 42 | B FmmtyWdfon Safeguarded. \ B C9HKwonthot aWm tests | El ?JBj yon &lt;n*6 iliiim Iliwl I B*^ wfciefc name* the | B MHito it appointed to | BJI fti Twtetor's careful 11 B ttaafar for A* welfare of bis | 19 Apand??ta'may go for naught = B M tt...
"At Last I Have Found a Star" [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
"At Last I Have Found a Star" Salatore'. Salvatorel At last hvne found a star!" In these words [?] Marchesi announced to her husband the discovery of Nellie Meiba _. young singer wbo had just arrived in T__-i__n with her husband and a yasog baby, to obtain a hearing from] the _______ | It was indeed a star of the first mag- j tut-rie -tni dawned upon a grateful _______ M____.'s early career was a remark able mntrast to the sweeping triumphs __ l_er European years. Born in a musi cal Camay, she had cherished all her ?dasjs a aream of profesional success; box for a long time tne musical public iregiW-t an regarding her as "another gifted amateur," ana even Meiba her self tbougtu of the pianoforte rather than hinging as the way to fame. She -____ grown up and married before it ?occurred to anybody that she had a tcram. in ber throat. H_____u_ _no_bcr ___o___d_, in Kcnmnnd, Victoria, where _te__n Porter Mitcneii was born, ____ a cultured and artistic home. The P-xents were of Scotch des...
BARBER HALF-WAT TO MELBOURNE Behind Schedule, But Will Make Faster Time Now Mount Gambler, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
BARBER HALF-WAY TO MELBOURNE Behind Schedule, But Will Make Faster Time Now Mount Gambler, February 23. Sid Barber, who is attempting to walk from Adelaide to Melbourne in 11 days, is a little more than half way in seven days. He has not maintained the schedule he had arranged, but hopes to make better time on the Victorian side of the border where the roads are better. Barber got here at 5.15 pm foot- sore, but otherwise fit. After a bath and a rest he left at 7 pm. for Dart- moor, Victoria, where he should arrive for breakfast to-morrow. He struck rough going over the Coorong and the latter part of the journey and has a blister on his foot. He had only four hours rest last night and expects to walk throughout to night. OF TEN STORTS, and costing £180,000 in all, a new bunding is to be erected on North-terrace for the Shell Company. (Story on page 10.)
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
jUBTHS, MAEKIAGES, AND - DEATHS JUmuuucemente under this heading must to aotbenUcated by the neme and sOOreas of the sender, end are inserted at ? cfcaxge of Two Shillings and Slx- Dcnca ??jsi when not exceeding five Hoes; over £ye lines. Sixpence per line. ?Mtfe Advertisements m which a Funeral rtaii I inn*"1 *11* Ss mmda are charged for ?? II ttae Dwtii and Funeral were sepa nAv mmrtiii1 ?>"| *r?*M, namely——The mlnl ?aaam. cbvse of 2/6 and 3/4 respectively. 1b SAstoctam adA Dr^tfi Advertisements —TWInT reference to more than one AeMtd ate charged 2/6 each for each deeeaaed mentioned, as If they were dls- and wTTttr announcements. JewaKcaaents and Approaching Marriage Huuubi rwmire the signatures of both Oartflca ?wnfi nwl BIRTHS ?OS (nee Mary Harmer).—On the 29th aarmarr. ax the Ardrossan District Hos- ?Bal. to Mr. and Mrs. Em Hams, of Dow jfcarnir a itangliter (Jessie Agnes Mary). OnttfQl tronta to Dr. Mathews, Sisters Jaxdto^ GbOtoD* and Mdntosh. BRISTOW-SMITH —On the 20th Fe...
MELBA [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
MELBA The death of ' Dame Nellie Melba, which we announce to-day, will inspire among her countrymen throughout Australia a sense of personal loss. She was not only for long years literally the Queen of Song to her contemporaries, but one of the very few supreme singers the world has known. Her superb art was recognised by such masters as Verdi, Gounod, Joachim, and Puccini; and, what some will consider much more important, it thrilled the souls of hundreds of thousands in all parts of the world, taking them "by storm," as was said of the Swedish Nightingale, "sweet Jenny Lind." In Tolstoi's "What is Art" he claims for perfect song a power over humanity greater than all else. It is beyond oratory, as feeling is beyond reason, certainly beyond the flights of controversial politics. It was as long ago as the late eighties that Melba first sang in public in London; and before that time she was a not unfamiliar figure on Australian concert platforms. In subsequent years, she won the high...
NO NEW ICE AGE YET! EARTH SAFE FOR MILLIONS OF YEARS MR. MADIGAN DISCUSSES PHENOMENON [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
NO NEW ICE AGE YET! EARTH SAFE FOR MILLIONS OF YEARS MR. MADIGAN DISCUSSES PHENOMENON According to Mr. C. T. Madigan, lecturer on geology at the Univer- sity of Adelaide, there is little fear of another ice age creeping upon the earth for millions of years. "All the evidence is that the ice is receding and that we are now living in the tail end of the last great ice age," said Mr. Maddigan yesterday. He was discussing a cable message from Chicago, which appeared in "The Advertiser" on Saturday, referring to an American expedition to the North Pole, which would use aeroplanes to "study the possibility of the approach of a new glacier age." He declared that at present the ice was definitely re treating in the polar regions, and it would be a long while before the pen dulum swung the other way, and the ice began to encroach on the temperate re gions again. It would in all probability go on retreating for millions of years. "Since Cambrian times, about 500 mil lion years ago," said Mr. ...
POINTS FROM LETTERS Hard Lot of the Workless [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
POINTS FROM LETTERS Hard Lot of the Workless From "Worker's Wife," Croydon:— I defy anyone to attribute my unhappy position and that of hundreds of others to waste and extravagance. For eleven years (since marrying) we have been thrifty, and never spent money on sel fish pleasure. We put every spare penny toward our home, and cared wen for our, children. But through unemployment for the past three years periodically, and pprma.npnt.iy for the last six months, we are faced with the prospect of losing everything in the very near future, also health, through constant worry. There are hundreds of others in worse positions. Our hus bands are only too eager to work, but have lost all heart looking for it. We don't want relief, but are forced to ac cept it or starve. Why should we, who have lived good, clean lives, be in con stant want and suffering, while others live in luxury, and help to crush" the worker? Ido think we should fight for the right to live. Cheaper Government From "Port Au...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
PERSONAL The mayor (Mr. D. H. Griffin), and the town clerk (Mr. A.H. Warland) paid a formal visit to the Gov- emor (Sir Alex- p^ripr Sore— Ruthven) at Vie- mayor, town clerk, end coun- cillors on an in- spection of the Soldiers' Memo- rial Gardens, bowling green, and other fore- shore attrac- tions, and will afterwards be enter tained at afternoon tea at Mount B reckon. The Premier (Mr. Hill), Chief Sec retary (Mr. Whitford), and Under- Treasurer (Mr. Stuckey) left last nignt for Melbourne to attend the Premiers' Conference, which will open to morrow. Sir Charles Martin, who will succeed the late Professor Brailsford Hobert son as chief of the division of animal nutrition of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, will arrive at Outer Harbor in the Ceramic nest Monday. Adelaide will be his head quarters. Before Sir Charles went to England 30 years ago he was professor of physiology and bio-chemistry at Mel bourne University. At the time of his new appointment he was dire...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
up?Lic notices ADFJ-ATDF CITY RRANCH X Dixm^i. .^s;£^? ? ip&lt;V;tai_?De im Purpose ?? dJscn?'J" apecal business concerning rents and oHce ?eeommodatioa and geueral business. A good ?ttmrtaair requested TvvrH ?„.„,„._ -p.XK.cx coa^^SlT ?X/ . t . ~ , „. , Kotice i? hereby given that a FINE equal to £10 PER CfiML'il thereof ?ill be added to S* &lt;2"SI?D? £ n *U,.,I£ iPAIU HATES ?n "* ISt TIHSXHICX COUXCiE 5? BCRXEIDZ. O'PAiF^TES. tSi.WW^ lo ?I; nteTSSpiid ?? *^ore 12 o-clock bom ct S*tnriiy Stli FebrjaT, 1931. For the conreaiem- of Ratepajers the Dis- THF IFNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE Itlt UraVUUIUUr nUIL^niUC. PEEUMJ^iTKOTICE ?52: . LECTOKES BSCIS ON THE 16th MARCH. ""^WrlS^^^m?rt enter for School tf gX;S.i7 "^ te S?!L2f?5rffSS?S £^ul tarn factareiT'must be fomrded :ss^S^SSrSAio^ udDaitistrjr nil besin on TUESDAY. 10th ?">ren* bttvivr KTnDPVrSHJPS Th. -ImT di? for receirtnc ?DDlicaHonf tor bSte^Btn£?lilita iTthT^BthP|eteSSf. ?S,m uTSnStd to mke mvS?l -£rte ftort^nnTecUr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TATTERSALLS CLUB (IKCOKPOBATED). februarTmeeting. victoria park. ' BOBSCS NOT SCRATCHED FOR Ati. EVENTS «? to nra cc Satamy. February 28. BEFORE 3 P.M. TO-DAY, WXU. BB O0VSTDEEED ACCEPTORS, and KMD3UTOKS Md 1 1 im.'F. FOS ALL. FEES P1TAELK AT SCAUE. HS5 H.' P. CABBIES. Secretary. PORT ADELAIDE RACING CLUB LOOTED. CHELTENHAM PARK, SATURDAY, MARCH Nth, 1931 NOMINATIONS MtISS HVEK HCEDLE. Abt. 31 mila. S«MS SUSS1 PRODUCE STAKES. «1 fnrs. Oftg Tw»y««r-oMi.) Ciced. :*1SS SMWTDEK STEEPLE. Abt. 2 miles, fin ST. PATRICK'S HANDICAP. 1 mile 3 C1M CASAt WELTER. One mile. fiN OOTE HASDICAP. 5 fun. CLOSE aw aB «*cnti (cmept Sir**' Prodnce Stakes) at OHridtaA Anta?, Helbomie. or Clnb'i Office, «L Onte^tnct, Addalde. Before 4 p.m- on MONDAY, MARCH 2nd ? HBS
LANDS DEPARTMENT PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
LANDS DEPARTMENT PICNIC Officers of the Lands Department and their families attended the seventh annual departmental picnic at Gums Ova], Belair on Saturday. The Assistant Director of Lands (Mr. W. J. Colebatch) presented *Uie prizes. Mr. A. K. Dawson was the secre tary. Sports results:— Under 6 — Boys, X. ' McCarthy; girls H. Scot. Under 10— Boys. 'Russell Bowden: girls, M. Stevenson. Under 14 — Boys. I*. L. Eldridge. Balloon race. Miss B. Blchards. Single women's race. Miss H. Wylde. Cotton wind ing. Miss J. Tough. Bowling at stump, Mrs. C. E. Eldridge. Novelty race. Mrs. C. cave. Married women's race, Mrs. V. Bickering. Egg obstacle race. Miss K. Lenlhan. Sheffield handicap, 100 yards. A. M. Corey. Pickaback race. G. Sing and B. Welfare. Balloon race. B. Williams. Bowling at stump, G. F. King. Egg obstacle race, M. Maugnan. Egg-catching competition, C. Cave and A. Dawson. 1 Tennis — Mixed doubles, Miss Schapel and ' Thoroughgood: men's doubles. 3. Thorough good 1 — -' ** B ? '-?-...
MILLSWOOD PAIRS [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
MILLSWOOD FAIRS The games In connection with the Mills wood club's Inter-club pairs tournament began last nlsbt. when 16 pairs were elimi nated. Results:— W- Richards end Drew, 10, defeated Hansen und Earle. 5: Patten and Young, 15, d. Besanko and Haskard, 6; T. Williams and Elkan, 21, d. Shahlnger and Snell. 6: B. A. Hill and Hall, 16. -I d. Jervls and Fltzbaurice, 11; Wundersltz and Wellstead. 16. d. B. Hill and partner. 6; Fergus and Drmsby. 14, d. Reid and part ner. 10: McGUl and McGlll, 12. d. Bayly and Phillips. 11: Mllson and Cain 13. d. Shield and Baker. 12; Abbott and Helse, 14, d. Durdln and Evans. 8; Beckwlth and Harper. 11. d. Laurent! and Hughes. 7; Tubb and Haddrick. 10. d. Cochran and Bolton. 9: Townsend an£ Gould. 13. d_ Jozies and Morphett. 11; Everett and wheeler. 14. d. Nottaee and Nottage. 7; Earle and White ford. 18. d. Dodson and Ashton, 4.
BOWLS ST. PETERS RINK CONTEST Final Won by P. Hutton [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
BOWLS ST. PETERS RINK CONTEST Final Won by P. Hutton Tbe final game in the St. Peters rink tournament was played last sight between a team, skippered by P. Hutton (Dnley Park) and. a Prospect four directed by N. Wells. Tne green was in good order and mere was a large attendance to witness tne con test. P. Hutton won by 26 points to roe fiay Dnley Park secured the mat and qulcBiy gained control of the game. Playing superior to Prospect, they monopolised, the scoring during the first eight ends, and with tallies of 2. 2, 2. 1, 1, 3, 4 and 1, they were 16 to nil. Hutton's leader, Treweneck, led splendidly during this period, and with Williams (second) and Hardy (third) built up good positions for his skipper, who also bowled well. On the ninth end, however. Wells opened his account with a single. His men were now playing better, and aided by several aggres sive shots by Wells, Prospect collected suc cessive tallies of 2, 2, and 3, which reduced their deficit to 8. Hutton then obtained ...
VALUE OF ADELAIDE CUP HALVED £4,575 for Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
VALUE OF ADELAIDE GUP HALVED £4,575 for Meeting The committee of the SJLJ.C. yes terday fixed the stake money for its autumn meeting on May 9, 13, and 16, allocating £1.000 for the Adelaide Cup, which is half the value of the prize-money given last year. It was inevitable that a cut shouli be made, as smaller attendances and decreased totalisator investments have compelled clubs to tread ?warily in the matter ot expentuiure. un mat ac-. count little fault can be found with value of the stake money, £4,575, which, it has been decided, will be dis tributed. Last year the amount was £7,500, but of that sum £1,000 went to the King's Cup, so that the drop is proportion ately not so great. The Goodwood Handicap will carry £300, as against £1,000, and the other handicap events will also iiave smaller prizes.
SHOPLIFTING ALLEGED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
SHOPLIFTING AIXEGED Two young married women were ar rested yesterday on charges of larceny of goods from tHe Myer Emporium. One of the women is alleged to nave attempted to escape from a room while awaiting the arrival of the police. THey will probably be brought be fore the court to-morrow. A tin containing about £8 was stolen from the office at Hubbard Motors, Grote-street, during the week-end.
WOODEND TODAY Tunes and Barrier Positions 1.30 Adelaide time).—TRIAL HURDLE RACE Two miles 105 yards [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser and Register — 24 February 1931
WOODEND TODAY Times and Barrier Positions L30 Adelaide time).— TRIAL HURDLE RACE Two miles 105 mrds st.lb. 8 Phllax . .. 10 1 8 Truslock . 10 6 14 Betoyan . 10 4 11 Bangkok . 10 2 4 Impartial . 9 12 5 Lady Aln wlck ... 9 11 13 Red Blade 9 7 Et.tt-. 12 More Noise 9 6 6 No Favors . 9 6 7 SaleratUE . 9 6 1 Lanary ..9 0 10 Solo Flight 9 0 2 Nocra .... 9 0 3 Voco .... 9 0 L55— WELTER PLATE Six lurlones 19 Attraction . 9 10 2 Crowdel ..94 15 Top of the Morn .... 9 3 16 Pecunla ..9 0 12 Claronea . 8 10 4 Fooaac ... 8 10 10 Disney . .. 8 10 11 Rou Mlkl . 8 7 9 Hazrat ... 8 7 17 Brockwood . 8 6 20 Paquln ... 8 4 5 Melanle ..82 6 Spear Lily . S 0 13 Royal Raven 8 0 23 Rlzhap ... 8 0 3 Raceland . 7 11 22 Celtic Cross 7 10 18 County Clare 7 10 21 Invlctus .. 7 10 14 Flying Corn 7 8 7 Conerge ... 7 7 8 Dalgraves ..7 7 1 Radloscope . 7 7 Z30 ? MAIDEN PLATE Five lurlongs First Division 1 Gipsy Fate 8 9 11 Amouriste . 8 0 2 Sultan'e Toy 7 10 3 Etalon ... 7 9 9 Sickle Lass . 7 8 7 Tnfirmerie .78 4 L...