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PROPOSED STEEL WORKS IN QUEENSLAND. (ROYAL COMMISSION VISITS B. H. PROPRIETARY WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
PROPOSED STEEL WORKS IN QUEENSLAND. (ROYAL- COMMISSION VISITS B. II. I PROPRIKT ART WORKS. Tint members of the Queensland Royal Commission on Slat", iron and Steel Works, which recently relumed to Brisbane after a tour of the works of tin'". Broken Hill Proprietary Com pany in i3011l.i1 Australia and- \ew South AVaierf, have supplied information of the Proprietary Company's works to the Brisbane press. Of the Iron Knob and Iron Monarch South Australia) it is said:--'The outerop covers 50 acres in extent, and no one knows to what depth it ex tends. On the assumption thai the average depth of the ore is 100ft. only, then there must, be fully 20,000,000 tons of iron ore there waiting to be developed. In talking of Iron Knob some days»- later the general manager said that there Was enough iron ore at Iron Knob to supply She needs of the . company for 100 years, and he humorously added thai as lie would) not be manager then, there was no need to worry further than that. Mr Cr. 1). Del pr...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
PERSONAL Mr Gerald Mussen arrived from Mel bourne yesterday afternoon. Mr Thompson, manager of (he Na lional Bank is away on holiday. Mr ,1. H. Moore is managing' the bank during" his absence. Mr A B. Cashmore. local manager for Klder, Smith and Co.. returned io Port Pirie oil Tuesday, after a holiday spent in and around, the city. Mr Cash more was accompanied-by Mrs Cash more.
THE CALL FOR MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
THE CALL FOR MEN. The State . Recruiting' Committee J writes:- I The following is an extract from a ' letter written by Private F. H. Wil liams to his parents from Somewhere in France, and dated 24/11/17: "We hail rather a long- spell in the front line this lime, but I'll be right again in a day or two, and fit for another go with Fritz. It seems a great pity that the young men in Australia don't rea lise thaat there is a war on and that it is just as much to their interest as In those on this side of the globe to help' to bring it to victory. They seem to forget, that while they are quarrel ling over some petty grievance or a few extra pence a day there are folk over here- in millions making sacrifices , every day. to say nothing of the men in the field fighting to retain the liber ty they are abusing." When we read of tile hitler disputes in Australia it makes one feel and wonder for what are we lighting. Judging by recent events the politicians don't, seem to set any hot ter exam...
PETERBOROUGH WEIGHTS. Run February 16. HURDLE RACE. Two miles. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
PETERBOROUGH 'WEIGHTS. Hun February 16. HURDLE RACE. Tvvn milfis .Muttawarrah, 10 st. 3 lb.; Rvtol, 10.0; Scrutinize!-, 9.S; General Joffre, 9.7; Neutral, 9.0; Scutari., 9.4; Little Pistol, 9.i; Greyhawk, 9.2: Sir Pistol, 9.0. PETERBOROUGH HANDICAP. Nine furlongs. Arise, 9 st. 6 lb.; Rayahs, 8.6; Coo nong, 8.5; Laroon, 8.3; Weo Spec, 8.2; Scotch Peer, 8.0; On Parade, 7.10; Holy Friar, 7.7; Muttawarrah, 7.6; Al baree 7'.f>; GheerUp, 7.4; Etinie, 7 .'3; Laura's Pride, 7.2; F.H.E., 7.0; Little Pistol, 7.0; Scutari 7.0. TRIAL STAKES. One mile. Tinlly, 9.0; Little Pistol, 8.8; Lulla bar, 8.7; Prince Torah. 8.6; Dell Rose, 8.5; Snowtown, 8.3; Miss Redmond, 8.2: Petekrec, 8.2; Coonatta, 8.0; Tos tig Belle, 8.0; Scutari, 8.0; Bulparine, 7.12; Deporte 7.12; Bill Watson, 7.10. FLYING -HANDICAP. Six furlongs. Jamestown, 9 st.; Paddilli, 8.42; Laroon, 8.12; VveeSp.ec, 8.10; Scotch Peer, S.8; Carawa, S.G;. Queenbrook, S/5; Gratiosa, 8.4; Wairakei, 8.4; Muttawarrah, 8.2; Merty Maid, 8.0; Marno...
GAWLER ACCEPTANCES. Run February 16. NOVICE HANDICAP. Five furlongs. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
GAWLER ACCEPTANCES. I Run February 16. NOVICE HANDICAP. Five fur] ones. Hob -Manor 8.S; Norak 8.8: Marie Stud-holme, 8.7; Sweet Rest, S.7: Lady Anton,. 8.7; 'Her Own, 8.7: Battle Queen 8.6; Udine, 8.6; Wilton Chief, 8.6; Antonbridge. 8.5; Lord Cooper, 8.4; Sirinya, 8.4: Miss Bernice, 8.3: La Warrina, 8.2: Kallinta, 8.2: Varlin, 7.13; Pocilliona, 7.11;: Banzai's Hope, 7.11: Lady Lossic. 7.8: St. Cyprian, 7.8; Master Robbie, 7.4; Lord Midge, 7.3: Deporte 7.3. HURDLES. Two miles. Brewster, 10.7; Xetlierlon, 10.2; B;iroii Douro, 9.10: Wallowa, 9.8: Coniriion Kins?. 3.12; Master Mnel gwyn. 9.8: Ferignitc. 9.6: Proven. 9.1: Kopenick, 9.2: De Walden. 9.0: Pat ron's Deiigrt, 9.6; Wigil. 9.0: Trans mitto. 9.0. RAILWAY TRIALS. Six furlongs. High Tension, 9.0; Opera Bouffe, 8.13; Carawa, 8.2; Holy War, 8.0; Marie Studholme, 7.13; Lady Anton, 7.13; Her Own, 7.13; Doradilla 7.13; Udine, 7.12; Lord Cooper, 7.10; Hardrelly, 7.9: Regimental Lass, 7.8; Silkworm, 7-8: Foggiclone. 7.8; GayVenetian, 7....
Port Pirie Techical School THE OPENING DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 14 February 1918
Port Pirie Techical School THE OPENING DEMONSTRATiON. The opening demonstration of the Port Pirie Technical School was held in the Town Hall last night. The vice prcsident- of the council (Mr R. G. Symonds) presided over a fair attend ance. ALso on the platform were the Mayor of Port Pirie (Mr A. B. Forgan), the Superintendent of Technical Edu cation in South Australia (Dr Fenner) and the Acting Registrar of the. Port Pirie Technical School (Mr "VV. Gib tson). . '. ' | The Chairman said he very much re gretted that there was such a small :attendance. It would have been much [more pleasing to have seen the hall ! full. In the circumstances he did not 1 propose to speak at any great length. We wanted better technical education in Australia. All boys and girls should be given the opportunity to equip themselves to take the places of the men and women who were occupying responsible positions to-rday. 1 in 20 years' time a number of the smart men at the Works, for instance, would be worn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
£ST|iLiL GOING; THE BIQ SALE OF SUMMER DRAPERY *t the BIG. HOUSE io still theeentre of attraction. The Big" Reductions made in many lines is attracting* much attention. These Bargains are going fast, so Cali curly and get your share. We quote a few Specials for this week. LADIES' and MAIDS* JAP. CREPE KIMONAS Special, 6/11 each. A few'only left, LADIES' TRIMMED HATS, being sacrificed at 4/11 each. LADIES and GIRLS' PANAMA HATS, worth up to 15/9 each, our Special Sale Price 4/11 each SAMPLE TOWELS to Clear at Sample Prices. 12/4 White H.C. QUILTS, for this week only, 10/6 each. . STORM FLANELLETTE, Special Sale Price 9/11 dozen. A Big. Lot of ENVELOPES to go at 5 . jackets for 1/. CHILDREN'S KIMONA PRINT FROCKS, just the thing for the hot weather, a bargain. 2/11 each. A Small Lot of SAMPLE HOSE to go at 1 / i 1 pair. A Lot of SAMPLE HOSE and SOCKS to be cleared, 1/ pair. STILL A FEW REMNANTS LEFT AT SLASHING PRICES t3 Pieces only Light Gound PRINT, good width and fine quaity, thrown...
THE GREAT ORDEAL. Giga[?]tic Battles Appro[?]ching THE GREAT WESTERN SMASH [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
THE GREAT ORDEAL. ffigaaic Baiiics Apftru^chiag THE GREAT WESTERN SMASH The special representative of the Sydney Sun, cabling 011 February 9, states: Offensive activity, preparatory to the gigantic battles of if 18. has commen ced on the West Front. Spasmodic artillery fire searches the positions from Alsacc to the sea. The Germans are making daiiy raids, seeking prison ers for information. Most of these ad \enlures are repelled with bloody losses, whilst the British raids are keeping track of all enemy movements. The front is bathed in sunshine. Tin's is converting" the ground into slush, bul spring-like conditions are stirring, and all the armies are in rea diness to meet the great ordeal. The air lighting- has reached an in tense scale, tfie squadrons having been re-manned and refreshed and re-etiuip ped. A single day produced 38 con lusts, the Germans losing 23 machines. .Most- of the other lights were inde cisive, because the Baches tied. German Boasts. The German boasts arc lo...
"They're Off." ANOTHER GREAT RACING SENSATION. CASINO—TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
ANOTHER GREAT RACING SEN SATION. CASINO-TO-NIGHT. That Casino patrons have a glorious evening's entertainment- awaiting- them this evening is readily assured by a glance at the excellent programme which the energetic management has -prepared for their enjoyment. Enid Bennett, the famous Australian actress ?viifi stars in Triangle plays, will he ^een in the record-breaking sporting -ensafron, "They're Off," a story that 's one endless thrill from the moment if the first. (lash on the screen to the cry last climax-5000ft. of Triangle's very best. There's a whirl of hoofs, a '.loud of dust down the course, a roar as they take the first jump, and then a vicious swerve, and the shout of the riders as our horse comes crashing down. What a race! A fierce leather and stirrup lash, a dark horse, that has got the public guessing, not know ing the jockey is a girl, riding to beat her father's own horse, and to make things right for the man her father hates. It is a most cxciting spectacle trul...
OUR AERIAL WORK. 31 ATTACKS ON GERMANY IN JANUARY. (Renter's Service.) LONDON, Wedesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
OUR .AERIAL WORK. 31 ATTACKS OX GERMANY IX JANUARY. iRenter's Service.) LONDON, Wecinr.-, !;ly. I Renter's correspondent at Amster- j dam says thai-a Berlin oflieial n1n.ssa.2re stales: The enemy carried out :>1 air attacks on Germany during January, 15 of which were on industrial dis tricts, 14 011 open towns, including Ludwigshavcn and Freiburg three times each, Treves twice, and Frciderichsha ven. Rastadt, Offenburg, Mannheim, Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. The num ber of attacks considerably exceeded those made in December, but Hie re sults were smaller. Five persons j were killed and nine wounded. The enemy lost four aeroplanes.
COMMERCIAL. PORT PIRIE PRICES [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
COMMERCIAL. PORT PIRIE PRICES D^ll J v_ ' . _ roiiowins arc current prices iD Port Pirie: PRODUCE. £ s. d. Butter (factory), per lb. 0 i 11 Butter (dairy), per lb. .. 0 12 Fresh Eggs, per doz. .... 0 0 9 Ham, per lb. 0 i 6 Bacon, per lb. . 0 1 3 Lard, per lb. 0 1 3 Dripping, per lb 0 0 10 Cheese, per lb. 0 12 Onions, per lb. 0 0 2 Potatoes, per qr. ...... 0 3 0 FODDER, ETC. £ s. d. Chaff, par ton .. .. .. .. S 15 0 Hay (baled), per ton .. 3 15 0 Flour (wholesale), per ton 11 0 0 Bran, per bushel 0 14 Pollard, per bushel .. .. 0 1 55
THE POLISH POSITION. GERMAN DIFFICULTIES. (Published in The Times). LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
THE POLISH POSITION. GERMAN DIFFICULTIES. (Published in The Times). LONDON, Wednesday. The. Times" correspondent al Paris says the French press emphasise the (lifBcuUes of Germany which have been created by the allocation of the Polish province.?, and consequently the Polish army may still play a part in the strug gle. The Times correspondent at Zurich says it is reported from Vienna that the1 Polish Party has broken off relations with the Government. A message from Stoekholmn states that the Berlin Tajreblatt says that combined Czechs. Jugo-slavs and Aus trian Poles now dominate the position, leaving the German parties powerless. An American couple have been mar ried (*o one another) eleven times. This is like making a hobby of hubby, yW"
EX-TEMPERANCE LEADER FINED FOR SLY-GROG SELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
EX-TErviPERfiNCE LEADER FINED FOE SLY-GKOG SELLING. A case in which Maria iPaddie (49), was charged with selling liquor with- ^ out a license came before Mr. Mac- f larlanc at the Central Police Court, j Sydney, on Monday afternoon. ' l iic evidence, lor the prosecution (rc-' ports the livening News) was- that ' Special Constable Mullins, who had received certain instructions and a couple ot marked coins from Ser geant Charlton, went with a lady freind to a soft drinks shop, -iUS Harris-street, Dltimo, li(.pt bv defend-! ant. The constable ordered soft drinks, while the woman who accom panied him inquired if defendant I could supply a bottle of stout or i some beer. The liquor was iorthcom | iug, and Mullins purchased from de fendant three bottles of beer and one of stout. When the constable re turned to the shoP with the sergeant .defendant admitted selling the liquor, : adding that she did not think she had done any wrong. The defence was that defendant was a widow with five child...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Pirie Recorder — 15 February 1918
A TRIANGLE PROGRAM SUPREME. CASINO - To-night - CASINO AUSTRALIA'S OWN ENID BENNETT in the THRILLING SPORTING SENSATION, THEY'RE OFF y^is^^m-a^asagagsgs^a Thero's a Whirl of Iloofs, a cloud of dusL down the course, a roar as lliey g toko tlio lirst jump-then a vicious swerve and a shout as one horse comes || crashing down. |t 1 A&lt;M»VWW^WWWWW8wWWWWiA/W^¥\AW^0ft 1 5000 FEET OP TERRIFIC SENSATION. 5000 FEET. THE GREATEST RACING THRILL-SINCE THE WHIP. THE CINDERS, HIS UNCLE DUDLEY, A Vitugraph. 1000ft Drama. A Convulsing 2000ft, Keystone. THE GAZETTE, THE GIRL AND THE RING, Pathe's Glorious Tapical. A Laughable Triangle Comedy. To-Night : : Casino s : To Wight pf~ Optical Notice Quality, Satisfaction, A Low Price, Good Advice. Four Hangs every one wants, especially when suffering from Eye troubles. You get them all at BENSON'S Pharmacy, ELLEN STREET. Wo give Glasses only when necessary. Manager, C.A. 'JONES, M.P.S., Pharmaceutical Chemist and Optician PIANOS PIANOS By the bes...