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HEAYDON WAS SILENT FOR CHILD'S SAKE SYDNEY, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 30 July 1923
HEAYDON. WAS SILENT FOR CHILD'S SAKE SYDNEY, Today. "I do not know that she is dead. She may be alive. I hope so." This is an extract from a statement made by Alfred Earnest Heaydon, who was yesterday admitted to bail on a charge of having been accessory after the fact, together with three others, in the alleged murder of his wife. "One night," said Heaydon, "my wife said she was going to a friend's place. I remained at home with the child, and my wife never returned. I en quired at the friend's place and learned that she had not been there. Two days later I received a letter from her addressed from certain fiats at Coogee. I visited them and saw my wife. She was alive, but ill. "Then' one night I received a surprise visit from the nurse, who said. 'Your wife is dead.' I replied, 'The police must be told.' The nurse said, 'It was your wife's last wish that if anything happened there should be no publicity for the child's sake.' " -Heaydon stated that he asked where his wife Was goin...
STILTS REQUIRED North Victorian Roads MELBOURNE, Today. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
STILTS REQUIRED North Victorian Roads MIELBOUI.RNE, Today. Boa.ts :re being used in the streets of Roch.ster, northern Victoria, and stilts are being used by residents to cross the road dryfooted. The Campaspo River began to rise at 6 o'clock last night owing to the phe nomenal rains, and it is now in high flood. The town is inundated, and all business is suspended. The houses and shops in the main streets are flooded. Many residents stayted up all night placing their goods on higher levels.
Man's Dislocated Shoulder Caused By Frightened Horse [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
Man's Dislocated Shoulder Caused By Frightened Horse WThile the steamer Hartington was discharging phosphate rock at No. 2 Quay t.uis morning drays were engaged in carting the rock from hoppers at the ship's side. James .McCulloch, a driver, residing at P- ?r= .rs.:1 Semaphore, employed b, George Fc.st. backed his horse under a hopper tob o3tain a load. when the animal took fright and flung its head, jerking McCulloch'2 arm and dis loc:..ting a shoulder. '~-le injured man was removed ot the Iort Casualty Hospital and detained (or treatment.
NEW BRIGHTON POST OFFICE Automatic Exchange Promised [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
NEW BRIGHTON POST OFFICE Automatic Exchange Promised For some time Brighton has been in need of a new post office. The present one is inadequate for the amount of busii~ess. The Deputy Postmaster-Gene ral was recently approached by the Brighton Council. At the meeting last night Mr. An thoney. M.P., the Mayor, stated that Mr. Kitto had assured him that tenders would be called almost immediately for the construction of a new post office, in which an automatic exchange would be i-s'alled. The present post office wouldl "...' '" ....Lde into a residence for the postmaster.
FINANCIAL CRISIS MANY REFORMS SUGGESTED German Government's Position (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") BERLIN, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
HNAIN IAL C01S1S MANY REFORMS SUGGESTED German Government's Position (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") BERLIN, July 30. During the past 24 hours the Govern ment's position has improved, mainly due to the collapse of the Communis' d(emonstrations. which is attributed to ie a feather in its cap. Ilcc?onstruction remains the subject of disci?:ssi?ln, but apparently it is not urge~nt, although it may flame up at any moment: A striking feature of all the discussions is the note of serious ness employed. -lrr.s~ t for the first time financial reforms are being debated as matters of national urgency and not merely as a party or class move. Schemes are forthcoming from a number of qua~r telrs and are being proffered in a spirit uf patriotic helpfulness. The leaders of the trade unions today submitted a scheme to the ChancellQr, which, however, seems to be more aca demic than practical.
BELGIUM'S ATTITUDE (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
BELGIUM'S ATTITUDE (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 30. A message from Paris says the French' consider the Belgian reply as modified is clear and unequivocal. Although it is stressed that there are no fundamen tal differences in the two viewpoints.it. is admitted that Belgium, while adher ing to the Ruhr policy, sketches a posi tive reparations plan and agrees to cer tain conditions, the committee's esti mate of Germany's capacity to pay and accepts the programme of guaran tees. (REUTER'S.) LONDON, July 30. It is learned that the t3elgian reply favors the proposal to appoint a com mittee of experts to advise the Repara tions Commission in assessing the pay ments to be demanded from Germany, and also makes suggestions for the evacuation of the Ruhr proportionately vith Germany's future payments. It is rumored in French semi-official -ircles that a most pessimistic impres sion has been created on the British Government by the French and Belgian replies.
ALLIES CONFER Germany The Cause LONDON, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
ALLIES CGONFER Germany The Cause I ---4--- (REUTER'S.) LONDON. JulY. 30. JEarl Curzon this afternoon conferred sucdessively with the Italian, Belgian, German, and French nAmbssadors on quest~ions relating ' to theK reply to:the: that thea GeiAriAAmbassadoZs visit is not connected witlh any fresh Ger man proposal, but iiiS related to the present alarming political and econo mic situation in Germany. It is also understood that the French and Belgian Ambassa.dors left vwritten replies to the British Note, which are not identical, as stated earlier, but dif fer on certain points. Earl Curzon merely intimated that he would submit the replies to Cabinet to It is semi-officialy stated in Brussels that the Belgian reoly adheres without restriction to the prin ciples that Ruhr will be evacuated on the condition that there is payment of reparations, and that negotiations only begin when passive resistance has ended. The reply further refers to the "tech nical considerations" in regard to re p...
UNDERPAID AND OVERWORKED TEACHER CRITICISES DEPARTMENT SCHOOLS OVERCROWDED—CHILDREN HAVE NO CHANCE [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
I UNDERPAID AND OVERWORKED ' TEA CHER CRITICISES DEPARTMENT' SCHOOLS OVERCROWDED-CHILDREýN. HAVE NO CHANCE "The schools in South Australia are overcrowded. The teachers are under paid and overworked. Facilities are few, comforts almost non-existent. Educational conditions altogether com pare most unfavorably with those in England,' said Miss Mi. Watson, who for the last year has been infant mis tress at Croydon School and is return ing to England shortly. "The trouble is." Misis Watson con tinued, "that South Australia still suffers from the old-fashioned idea that education doe:sn't pay, and so does not spend nearly the amount of money in proportion to revenue that should be spent. The teachlers are splendid, but they have to teach classes of 60 and 70 -dull, of average intelligence, clever, all together, and this gives neither teacher nor children a just chance. "I have on the roll of the infant school here 296 children. To teach these I have four teachers and four rooms. Three of...
REPLIES TO BRITISH NOTE More Negotiations Are Feared LONDON, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
KREPLIES TO BRITISH OTE~ More Negotiations Are Feared • . ' · . • . MoeNegoeiabtonlse (REUTER'S.) LONDON, July 30. Replies from France and Belgium to the British communication are ex-i pected immediately. Mr. Baldwin, British Prime Minister, informed Mr. Rainsay MIacdonald in, the House or Commions that for the moment he was.unable to state if .nyl publication of the Notes would be pos elble, because he was afraid the replies would only be a continuance of nego tfations. A message from Paris states that it is semi-officially intimated that the re ply will be a joint one, as the modifica tions in the texts have been mutually accepted. "But who are you, anyway?" asked the captain. "I am Andre Maginot," replied thed tall soldier. modestly, standing at at tention, "private, former Minister, De puty from. -tlhe Department of the Meuse, :and, ' Piesident of -the General' WYh1en the Ruhr ' occupation was planned there. arose a sharp conflict in the French Cabinet as to hiow it should be ma...
Separation of Germany Rhineland Wants Independent Republic ONLY WAY TO SETTLE REPARATIONS PROBLEM PARIS, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
Separation of Germany Rhineland Wants Independent Republic ONLY WAY TO SETTLE REPARATIONS PROBLEM (REUTER'S.) PARIS, July 30. - Three thousand inhabitants at a meeting held at Coblenz car ried a resolution in favor of creating an independent repub lic in the Rhineland. Dr. Dor ten, the Rhenish Separatist leader, declared that the only way to settle the problem of re parations and French. security was to create an independent republic. In a general dissolution of the forces of government in Germany, the Imperial unit created in Versailles in 1871 would probably be the first to crumble (says a writer in a recent issue of "The New York Times"). A short time before William I. was made German Emperor, Bismarck ex pressed doubt as to the continued co h?esion of the various German tribes if through any cause, they should lose the centripetal force of dynastic loyalty. .lThe White Space East of the Rhine Shows tile Ruhr Salient Occupied by the French and Belgians Thus far, since 1918, the i...
BILLIARDS [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
BILLIARDS The opening game in connection with the amateur champicship of the South Aus tralian B3illiard Association was played last night. E. H. Hinde met K. Roberts, and after an interesting contest the former ra' out an easy winner, with 650 points against IHindes did not exhibit his best form, and MR. G. F. STEINTHAL, Secretary S.A. Billiard Association. invarliably failed ci the long hazaird, which is usually his strong shot. Tonight P. R. Lee, the popular Toorak sportsman, will play W. MatUhews, well known as one of the keenesit leashitts in
ALL GERMANY DETERMINED Capitulation To French Not Likely (PUBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
ALL GERMANY DETERMINED Capitulation To French Not Likely (P?JBLISHED IN "THE TIMES.") LONDON, July 30. Today no Government could call off psasMve resistance and remain in power, while it is highly probable that the leaders would soon not merely be politi cally but physically dead, delares the Berlin correstjndent of "'The Times," who calls attention to the fact that the IWoman's World will be found on Page 2. I m financial schemes which are being sub nritted to the Government from many quarters are all designed to strengthen the resistance in the Ruhr. Many Germans are bitterly disillu sioned by the financial incapacity dis played in organising support. The Ruhr passive resistance camnpaign sometimes has the appearance of breaking down. Herr Stinnes in his principal organ, the "German Gazette," admits there is no margin for the optimist. If passive resistance breaks down capitulation will not follow. There is no longer any party willing to capi tulate. There might be an economic col...
RUHR OCCUPATION Directed By Ex Poilu ANDRE MAGINOT [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
RUHR OCCUPATION ---- Directed By Ex Poilu ANDRE MAGINOT With the Ruhr situation the out Standing txopic of the day, the charac ter, personality, and achievements or the man who may be called the.guiding genius of the operation, at least in its military aspects, are well to the fore front of present interest. This man is Andre Maginot, Minister orf War, former poilu, one of the heroes of Verdun, and a statesman of varied experience. Standing more than 6 ft. 2 in., and built proportionately, well, dressed and striking in appearance, de spite the limp caused by his war in juries, he lpresents a dominating figure. An incident on the Verdun front in 1814 is recalled as showing his innate modesty in an interesting light. SA soldier of the second class stationed at the Village of Douaumont, asked his captain, somewhat apologetically, for a leave of absence in which to pre side over the General Council of theI Department of the Meuse. "Preside over what?" enquired the astonished captain. "T...
LOAN OF £25,000 Brighton Developments WORK TO BE STARTED [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
SLOAN OF £25,000 Brighton Developments WORK TO BE STARTED Brighton Council has decided to make a start with developments on the fore shore, building a new town hall, and the construction of a soldiers' memorial. At the next general election rate payers will be given an opportunity to authorise the council's Proposal to bor row £25,000. It is regarded as almost certain that the voting will favor the loan. A representative meeting of citizens recommended it. If permission is given to borrow the money £11,000 will be spent on fore shore improvements, £-2,500 on a memo rial, £-1,500 on the ~onst~rctitn of aL through road, and £10,000 on special work. Part of the ]astna~nid sum will be spent on the now towivn hall, which the council decided, after much discussion, should be btrlt anr the e of the pre ment hall
MORE LIGHTS ON MEMORIAL Four Ordered At Norwood [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
IMORE LIGHTS ON MEMORiAL Four Ordered At Norwood Ncrwood Fallen Soldiers' Memorial at the intersection of the Parade and Osmond terrace, Norwood, is to be illu minated by four electric lights. The work will be put in hand almost imme: dilately. The lights will be of 50 candlepower, e:closed in porcelain globes. affitxed to concrete standards 12 ft. high. The wircs will be carried underground and through ,he c lumns Two spotlights from both sides of )no mord tori a-e. which are noo focussea ~m So ,"eaorial, will be removed.
NEGLIGENCE ALLEGED Motor Car Repairs [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
NEGLIGENCE ALLEGED Motor Car Repairs For alleged negligent repairs to a motor car William Black, cabinet maker, of Waymouth street. Adelaide, claimed £105 from the Medindie Engi oeering Wcok. and araget, ''lor q* gineers. of Mecdindie. hefore Mr. H. K. Paine. .1.M., and Justices. in the Ade laide Local Court this morning. The claim set out that llack, the owner of a Briton car. consulted the Medindie Engineering WVorks regarding the workinz of the clutch. The defen dants undertook to effect the repairs to the clutch, and certain other repairs, but it was alleged that they perforried this work neligently and unskilfully.
MORE NEW PLAYS Producers In Adelaide [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
MORE NEW PLAYS -4 -- Producers In Adelaide In the opinion of Mr. Gecrge Shurley, a theatrical producer, who was a pas senger from London to Melbourne by the Orvieto, which left the Outer Har hor last night, the most popular form of entertainment in London, Paris, andi New York at present is the revue-thei type with a plot. Mr. Shurley is accompanying Mis' Florence Smithson, described as "tht Drury lane songbird," and her husband (Mr. McCain). Although they have come to Australia on a holiday, they will probably put on a few plays in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. Miss Smithson has appeared in many panto mimes in the famous Drury lane theatre, and in musical comedies under the direction of Mr. Robert Court neidge. Mr. Shurley. who acts as producer for Miss Smithson's plays, is an old Courtneidge man, he hav\'ing acquired his knowledge from the famous actor. It is prcobable that he will plroduce in the eastern capitals the musical comedy "Battling Butler," based on pugilistic life, ...
SOLDIERS' WELFARE Capt. Dyett Granted Audience PRINCE MUCH INTERESTED (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 30. [Newspaper Article] — News — 31 July 1923
SOLDIERS' IELFARE Capt. Dyett Granted Audience PRINCE MUCH INTERESTED (UNITED SERVICE.) LONDON, July 30. Capt. Dyett (Federal President of the Australian Returned Sailors' and Sol diers' Imperial ;..... - League) was granted an au dience by the Prince of Wrales at St. James' P alace this af ternoon. They chatted for half an hour. The Prince discussed Imperial and Australian sub jects, and ma nifested keen interest in the welfare of the soldiers. Hie was gratified to hear of their activites and ICAPT. ])YETT. progress in connection withi repatriatlon and immigration matters. -lie praised the accomplishment and work of the kLnperial Service League Conference. He asked Capt. Dyett to convey his warmest zreetings to Australian re turned soldiers, of whose co-operation with Britishers he felt assured.