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BANNING BOOKS. "Freedom to Pollute." [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
BANNING BOOKS. 'Freedom to Pollute.' 'It may possibly be that in the near future I shall have to deal with immoral and disgusting books. For instance, I have td deal with- immoral, diszustins be* laviour in our parks and .public places. I have' to deal at times with plays and cinemas, though I have no real -power in this respect.' This declaration was made by the English Homo Secretary in an address -to, the London Diocesan Council of Youth at the Central Hall, West minster. 'The Home Secretary is a man who is exposed to every kind of attack,' Sir William Joynson-Hicks continued, 'ani he gets it pretty often. I am attacked on the one hand by all those people who put freedom of speech and thought and writing before everything else in the world, as if there were freedom in God's world to pollute the voung generation growing up. There must be some limit to the freedom, of what a man may write or speak in this great country of ours. That freedom, in my view, ust be determined by the que...
KINGS LONG STRUGGLE WILL TO LIVE AN IMPORTANT FACTOR GENERAL CONDITION REMAINS STATIONARY LONDON, January 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
m LONG STRUGGLE WILL TO LIVE AN IMPORTANT FACTOR GENERAL CONDITION REMAINS STATIONARY LONDON. Tar.ii.rv 4 While the King's general condition continues to be un changed, it is pointed out- that His Majesty's will to live is a strong factor in his fight against disease. The latest bulletin, issued at II JO a.m., rtates:— . . ??.?/.-..- .'.?-. ? - ? :- The Kino has had a quieter tiliM. Hit leeal condition show* slight Improve ment, while the mitral condition ' rt malns stationary. MORE HOPE FELT Patient's Gallant Fight Doctors Review. the Case LONDON, January 3. The most'; important : occurrence to-day wan the issue of a review of the can, which took a somewhat hopeful tone. The bulletin issued at 8 p.m. read:— Tht Kinp hu had a fair day. Then Is no ?hanfi In his condition. The bulletin is signed by Sir Stanley Bewett, Sir Hugh Rigby, and Lord Daw ion of Fenn. . It is semi-orBcially stated that although the . doctors are ' unable to report any :harige in the King's condition during the...
AFTER HIS BLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
?AFTER HIS BLOOD. The taxi came to a Halt. The far- descended a. trifle uncertainly, . and -pro ceeded to search his pockets slowly anc carefully, while the driver looked on sus piciousiy. - 'Sorry, old thing,' said the fare, finally, 'but I haven't got a bean!' Then, seeing that the other was not taking the informa tion too well, he proceeded:— 'That's the position, old thing; and you know you can't get blood out of a stone!' 'No,' agreed the taxi driver, rolling up his sleeves; 'but what makes you think you're a stone?' Mr. L. A. De GarU; of Mount Gainoier, has sent a cablegram from London stating that he is having an enjoyable time. He was about to visit Bradford when the message, was dispatched. ' . ? . .
LIFE OF THE NATIVES Desertions Frequent [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
'LIFE OF THE NATIVES : Desertions Frequent Desertion is a common offence* in New Guinea, where every employer has * to make provision . for Jhe frequent', filling of gaps in his labour force; ' The work cone by the natives covers every kind: of service requited in- a. tropical country, ranging from 'domestic duties' and menial offices for the community to the proud rank of police hoy. In the country the natives are mine and plantation labourers and carriers. The reasona for desertion mostly seem trivial to a new white resident; but they are Berious enough to .the native, and whoever would deal with him. successfully must study his customs and habits of thought. Homesickness has been a fre quent cause of a Papuan decamping. ' . Dislike of work is considered an excel lent reason for surreptitious departure from an employer and is generally at the bottom of the allied cause sometimes given —that the work is too hard. The call of a father or the elopement . of a wife is sometimes allege...
Italians at lnnistall. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
Italians at Innistail. Sir— The inhabitants of Wmitaii couio close the Italian incident gracefully if they permitted the Italiana to restore tha.mat of srnu to the' uoatioh it occu pied, with such ceremony as they deemed appropriate, providing that i%' was con ducted in a dignified manner by tho»e-ho recognised tbe 'outrage' a« the action of irresponsible youths and .not ag an -iniult to Italy offered by the inhabitants of Innisfail. ' ? . ' Mr. Hall's clumsily worded remark, 'That nomc friction might . be; caused . if that gathering bad been gone on with,' would, to any Italian able to translate it gram matically, imply that the local govern ment of Innisfail wai unequal, to con trolling the behaviour of: ita ?rtttdentg.— I am,'Sir, 4c., .. ... 'wi .' 'TOLERANT' AUSTRALIAN.^
Germany and Her Debts. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
Germanv and - Her iDerirs. Sirr-The French should, not* leave the Rhine until Germany '.hag paid her war debts. England is paying -her debt to Uncle Sam, who hag lent the- cash to Germany. If- Uncle will /guarantee to pay Germany's war debts/ all right. If not, the French should stay where, they are.— I am. Sir, 4c.,. '?' j,VT ', ' . '????- ; R. SANDERCOCK, Piccadilly. — — ? V - '/.
TO THE EDITOR— Plight of the Farmer [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
TQtHEtEDlTORr ? -'/. ?- / ?!-!.'? -- ' ? LPliorit' of '*Hev Farmer Sir— The harvest is oyej in many dis« tricts, and it is very : disappointing. There will' be no more than 26,000,000 bushels for the whole State. Farmers all did as they were recommended 'to do by the Minister, and- thl lanfL-wai; worked well; and- it. is \tri iybeirtehing for some of them to find themselves' almost stranded. For some this is .the third year of failure ot. crops. They have toiled late and early, each.' year getting further behind with their payments. ; : ' . ' ; Mr. Whittaker, of Port Broughton. pointed out correctly in The Register the sacrifices which hardy sons of. the soil are making to keep on their farms. ;I, feel cure that the - Government, 'not' .wanting to Ipte- these men, will give 'them time to pay. As Mr. Whittaker gays, we w«ht our Parliamentary members to -help ..at. once, as farmers in difficulties must have money for) the necessaries of life. Either work must be found for. them, or th...
SPECIAL MOTOR LICENCES Farmers Annoyed Overtures to Government [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
SPECIAL MOTOR LICENCES .... .\ Farmers Annoyed Overtures to Government . The farmers of the Wlrrabara aiid Stone Hut districts are up In arms over the Motor Vehicles Spe cial Licensing Act nassed last session. Goaded Into action by Its provisions, they have taken - the : lead In petitioning the Government .' for some modification. The Hon. A. P. Blesing, ' MX.C, waB on the warpath in Adelaide yesterday morning, fortified with a petition signed by 11 primary producers of the district, including gardeners. This draws atten tion' to several instances in which the operations of the measure could inflict hardship and inconvenience upon settlers. One example quoted is that of ihe pro ducer who has a load to take to the rail way station, and yet has room for two or three cases of fruit from a neighbour, who is' riot warranted in running a separate truck-of his own for the purpose. The firjtmentioned farmer is debarred 'by the Act from assisting his friend, either in takhiR'' his produce to...
RABAUL REVOLT COLLAPSES NATIVES GO BACK Mysterious Instigator. LEADERS MISSING WHEN BLACKS START STRIKE SYDNEY, Friday' [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
RABAUL REVOLT COLLAPSES NATIVES GO BACK . TO THEIR QUARTERS Mysterious Instigator. LEADERS MISSING WHEN BUCKS START STRIKE (By The Register Special Rpnresentative} SYDNEY, Friday: About 3,000 native ?labourers and police, who left their work at'Rabaul'on Wednesday night, have marched peacefully back to their quarters. ? - According to advice received in Sydney, the strike is believed to have been the outcome of white influence, but no de finite reports to this effect have yet been deceived. At 0 o'clock on Wednesday night, the labourers, who were employed by- several of the island trading' companies on the wharfs and on plantations near Eabaul, had gone to their quarters.' This ,TO the usual custom in accordance' with''1* native ordinance which-forbids them to be abroad at night. '. ' ' ? 'i '?' . DESERTED TOWN. '??'.?'. On Thursday morning, practically .the whole native populace was found to. have left Rabaul. More than 100 native police recruits also were missing from their bar ra...
THE LONG LINK [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
THF. LONG LINK 'Thl»,p||btosraph, reproduced by; courtesy of Brigadier MopiBre, of ;-.Ad«. laide I headquarterj; . lias.' ^^exceptional Interest'at 'present, In view- of 'the ipproichlnB ;tfli1fi«r^SaWatlon .Army control.; n'lt^h.owthe^atrGen. William Bodth/thyfoundW, 'and hls^UBhter,' Commander Eya' Booth, * V; wnolb/takh)B.a !l^in*nl part 'in^ ? London ?cMferencw^f
TO DISCUSS HIGHER WAGES Reported Cause of Revolt CANBERRA Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
TO DISCUSS HIGHER WAGES Reported Cause of Revolt ?The strange occurrence at Rabaul is out lined, by radio messages received by the Administrator of Mandated New Guinea yesterday. The messages, which were released by the Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) to-day, ran as follow:— ''During last night and this morning, practically all the natives em ployed in Rabaul, including nearly all the police, deserted from their employment and assembled at the Malaguna head quarters of the Methodist and Roman Catholic missions. So far as can be ascer tained at present, the object was to dis cuss higher wages. Neither the Govern ment, nor the employers or the missions, had any previous indication of any kind tbat the assemblage was about to occur. Mr. MargetU (Methodist missionary) got his group back to Rabaul successfully, and other groups are now returning.' A second message runs:— 'There have been no violent developments. Arrange ments have been made for a white patrol to control the town. It is rumour...
HOT TRIP ACROSS NULLARBOR PLAINS 118 Deg, in the Train [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
HOT TRIP ACROSS ? NULLARBOR PLAINS 118 Dee. in the Train Passengers who arrived in Adelaide by the East-West express last night reported an exhausting trip acrogs the Nullarbor Plain and on the Western Australian side of the border. The thermometer on one occasion reached 118 dcg., the metal parts inside the 'carriages were too hot to hold, and it was impossible to bear one's hand under the taps on the train when the water. was turned on. The express ar-. rived an hour and a half . late at Port Augusta, owing to two hot boxes develop ing, and was 70 minutes late at Adelaide. Several of the passengers felt severely the effects of the trip, and some were glad to alight at Port Augusta and motor to Adelaide, which they, reached several, hours before the train. '
THE REGISTER ADELAIDE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1929. BEAUTIFUL PHRASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
pc f tgister. ADELAIDE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1929. BEAUTIFUL PHRASES. i .- . ? ? . ? - -.- ? ?»?? ?? ' v There is a quaint : conceit of a poet who thought to make a list of the mar vels of the earth, -and found the ages bad flitted by before he came near the end of the alphabet. Tne interesting correspondence in 'Aiitolycus's'. column on 'beautiful 'phrases'1' might, perhaps, continue as long without exhausting the jewels of English speech or -the en thusiasm of those, who^seekthem.. There are words every reader longs to have some one to hear while he reads' aloud; bucH words as -Siri Philip Sidney said, moved ' his heart like ;the sound ; of a trumpet. He may even be' prepared to set them in dispute, every man's favour ite phrase' against his neighbour's; but here, shall . be .confusion, ? for no man, though he may listen paitiently to a pas sage 'read aloud, meaning to read one himself when it is over, wiU. exchange /amiliar beauty for another man's dis covery. . 'A^ noble 'passag...
TO-DAY'S DIARY [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
TO-DAY'S DIARY Tides.— High water, 850 a.m.; low water, i2.30-p.iD. ' AMUSEMENTS 2^0 'and 8.— Majestic Theatre— Jinx Ger ald a. Company. 3.10.— Garden' Theatre— Mueieal Comedy Company: 3.'J5.— Palais ' Royil— I'Cabaret.' ? PICTDEES AH Day.— Regent— 'The- Flag Lieutenant.' All Day.— Wondergraph— 'The Street of Sin.' All Day.— Pav.— 'The Haunted Bange.' All Day;— York— 'The Woman Disputed.' 2.30 .and/ 8.-Yyest's-'Tle Barker.' Star Theatres.— Shows at Unley, Good wood, \Thefiarton, Hindmarsh, 'Port arid' Semaphore, Norwood, Parkside, St.' Peter's, Woodville, Torrensville. Ozone -Theatres.— Shows at' Port and Semaphore, Alberton, Enfield, Pros pect, North Adelaide, Norwood, Marryatnlle. MISCELLANEOUS All Day.— Zoo and Snake Park. I pjnl-^-Cricket— 'University Oval— Univer- sity'. vl -Shirt.' Adelaide— Adelaide v. East Torrens: Thebarton— West Tor rena v. Colts. Kingston— Glcnelg v. Kensington. Alberton— Port Adelaide v. Prospect. 1.30.— Morphettvillc Race Meeting. ' Tor rens -Lake— Adel...
PEACE IN INDUSTRY 40-Hoor Week Proposed [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
PEACE IN INDUSTRY 40-Hoor Week Proposed To receive the report of the delegates to the Peace' in Industry Conference (Messrs. A. G. Angell and T. P. Howard), « enamal mtMititiff e\f tlta ^VfttAa^ oni* Labour Council was held at the Trades Hall last night. There was a large at tendance, and the president (Mr. K. £. Bardolph) occupied the chair. The delegates explained that it hat been decided that the actual business of the conference should not be published until definite decisions had been reached, and that when the delegates reassembled in Sydney in February it was intended to appoint various .committees, to inves tigate the subjects submitted by the repre sentatives of the employers and employee. Both delegates expressed the opinion that it was possible that there would, be good results from . the. meeting. -They were questioned by the delegates, .and communications were received from affili ated bodies, and from the Sydney Trades and Labour Counc.il regarding matters connected wi...
ECONOMIC MISSION Conference with Premiers CANBERRA Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 5 January 1929
ECONOMIC MISSION :*' Conference wHh Premiers ? ?'? ??.-' '.?-.-' nANRKBRA. Fridav. -?-The. Prime Minister ' (Mr. Bruce) met the 'leader -(8ir Arthur Duckham) of the British.-' Economic . Mission ' this morning, and 'had an informal chat on the .work of the mission. ? On Tuesday, .at an official conference -between the State Premiers and members of the mission, a full round table discussion will take place. The press will- not' be present, but statements of the proceedings will be issued subse quently, by Mr. Bruce. .