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Adelaide Journal (Newspaper) - May 26, 1913, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia " " " " a the porridge the creak wheat Gra a brutal husband wife s petition for divorce. Won t it Nark or. Justice Gordon presided Over the i Cece court on monday and heard a pathetic recital concerning brutal treatment merged out to a wife by a Callou husband. Myrtle Amelia Kent formerly Young of Buxton Street. North Adelaide Petitioner for the dissolution of her marriage Frith Joseph John Kerit described As a labourer. Too cleaner. And Miner on the ground of jigs misconduct coupled with cruelty and desertion. Or. Herbert Solomon appeared for the Petitioner. The parties were married on april 15, 3902, at West Hindmarsh South Australia she at age of 1 years and he at 3 and afterwards lived together at Hindmarsh broken Hill. The Avion and Bowden. There were two living children marriage girls aged eight years and five rears respectively. A boy died in 1903. The allegations against respondent seated that on september 19. 1911, and on other occasions Between that Date. And january i 28, 1313, he mis conducted himself win i a woman named Rebecca Clemes. He had also treated her with great cruelty neglect and unkindness. And had finally deserted and left her destitute. In addition to a dissolution marriage she asked for Alimony and the custody of tie children. Petitioner said her Happy married life lasted Only a Monti. Her husband then Bejan to use very offensive language toward her. He left a gun and was always threatening to kill her and apart from that contracted Drunken habits. On the sunday before Good Friday 1910, he struck her on the face be find the ear and caused her great pain and used most offensive language. On the following Day he began packing up Iii boxes and she wanted to know what he was doing. He said i am going beyond that he gave no satisfactory reply. Respondent then left her and she heard nothing More of him for a while. In consequence of 1 something she Learned Oie went to broken Hill in january. 1911. And met her husband. She offered to rejoin him and they lived together for of weeks. Respondent soon returned to his old habits however and even Burnt her clothes. She and toe children were turned out House since then they he not lived together. Bis Honor How have you been getting your living Petitioner i have a ported the children and myself by Domestic service. Continuing Petitioner said respondent had sent her Small sums of Money amounting to �20. In three years but she had received nothing since september. 1912. While in � broken Hill she called at a House and saw the woman Clemes. When she asked where her husband was the woman threatened to put her off the premises unless she cleared out. Witness Tetu aled to the House later however and Fiat / respondent he admitted that he was living with Clemes. Some time afterwards witness was in Argent Street broken Hill when she saw her husband Cone out of a hotel. Be spoke to her and remarked won t it Nark you when you know that there is another Little Kent on the Road witness was so upset that she walked away without answering. She had seen respondent walking with Clemes in the Street on Severa occasions. Upon the last occasion when she had seen him. About three months ago in Adelaide she asked whether he was still living with the woman and he refused to answer. Maud Young a sister in Law respondent. Residing at fifth Street. Bowden. Gave evidence regarding Ken t s treatment of his wife. / counsel have you seen or. Kent come borne drunk witness i have Fen him both ways. His Honor but not at the same time laughter witness said she had seen the husband lit Petitioner across the face and otherwise ill treat Ber. On one occasion he left the Home in a temper and remained away a. Night. Hurtle l. Grey of oxen old Street. Park Eide an agent stated that he served citation papers upon Kent. When asked whether he was living with the woman Clemes. He remarked. That s near Kent added that he was earning Good Money and in response to an Inana inn that divorce no ceding were pending sad. That will suit me All to his Honor i will report that the allegations Are proved. Motor boat cruising old Laidean s Long trip. Yesterday afternoon reported the Maryi Pirong chronicle of slay 19 pome in the gardens were much interested in the arrival of a very Natty and handsome Craft which bore the name remora. She proved to be a Model erasing steam yacht built &go., in Brisbane to the order of a . Percy to Fainsan. She is 43 it. In length with fort and aft Cabins and one most comfortable vessels Ever seen along the coast of Queensland. She driven with a Simpson Strickland engine and bums Coke Only. On Hoard Are capt. Robinson and his wife. Messes. K and l. Robinson and l. Sadler. All Hail from Adelaide and Are on pleasure Bent. It is their intention to cruise along the in England coast with Bort Dari Rici As their ultimate a destination and without any time limit whatever. After arriving in Brisbane from Adelaide they commenced Char voyage of pleasure last sunday week in the afternoon with capt. Robinson in charge. Messes. K. Robinson and l. Sad Ler in charge engines which through out the journey acted splendidly. On leaving Brisbane behind they were soon forced t Ota a shelter off bribe Island. A few Days trait however and they again got under Way arid after encountering some Ecy rough seas anchored at Low Blu where last saturday night was spent. Throughout this somewhat hazardous journey the Little Craft behaved admirably. On saturday morning another move was made and after another rough passage the bar was crossed anti Inskip Point readied where an Cather re to was taken for the night on sunday morning the Straits Tore negotiated and the vessel came up the Mary River at 10 knots an hour. Ai about 5-30 Ehe moored near the wharf and now lies at Anchor in front gardens Ari object of much scrutiny and admiration by our sailing and motoring Community. Every convenience and Comfort for a prolonged trip is provided. Tire travellers. Remain Siete veins in Maryborough for a few Days after which a Start will be made far the North and continued by degrees until Arwin is reached. The Crew of far have had some Good shooting and fishing in rotate. As showing the capacity of Little Vessy. For making Long trip sit May be mentioned that during the whole Creek they did not run Short Al either provision. Or fuel and Maribo Roufeh is their first port of Call where Thev will replenish their not half emptied lockers. As a result of burning Coke no smoke arises from the engine room. Tie boat and her engines have both Given the utmost satisfaction. Notwithstanding the severe test met Jruth at the. Teiry Onset Long voyage Liat has been mapped out. Commonwealth totes. Melbourne May 25. Ai the beginning month the common wealth undertook the work of printing its own notes. Those having a face value of 10/ were the first for consideration. Information is available to show that the plates from which these notes Are receiving their impression Cost �1,875. This sum has been paid to messes. Bradbury Wilkinson & company limited of London. Who executed the order. Commonwealth labour bulletin. Significant facts. The first dumber of a new quarterly labour bulletin prepared under instructions from the minister for Home affairs lip. Kins o Mallet has been published by the Commonwealth statistician or. G. H. this ? b 0. I l r a actions As is 2j reports of Maust Nal � unemployment wholesale Knees \6\ i ustal a us v manses in rate of wags 8 pasted immigrant 9 Tate free employment Bureau 10 Industrial at cent legislation -jrh5, affecting labour. 12 statistics 13 reports of departments and Bureau m Australia and 14 labour mat ters abroad. As regards Cost of l veg taking heaver age results for 30 Touvras in the combo wealth it appear that the Index number decreased from 1,027 in the last Quarter of 1912 to 998 in the first Quarter of tie current Jear. In View however of that Cost of living is still higher except in Queensland than m corresponding Quarter of last year it appears so far As can be present indications that the decline is due almost entirely to a seasonal fall m Price Otemai and certain agricultural and Dairy produce such As potatoes onions flour. Dutter m other Dairy produce eggs and Anniej Ana House rents Rose. As regards the six capital towns Only the amount necessary on the average to Purchase wha would Nave c06t =�1 in 1911 was �1 2/ in the first qum Ter current year 2/7 in the Quarter immediately preceding and �1 0/9 in the first Quarter of Lai the percentage of unemployment increased since the last Quarter of 1912 from 5.5 to 6.4. The increase occurring in All tie estates except Sweetra Australia and i Amadia. The industries most affected were the building mining Timber and clothing trades. During the three months january to March there were 39 disputes causing stoppage of work in the and of those no fewer than 25 occurred in new South Wales. The total number of work people affected was 13534, while the number of working Days lost during the Quarter was 125,521, and the estimated loss to work people in wages was �55,887. The number of changes in rates of rages tvs 49, of which-25 were in View South Wales and 12 in Victoria. In addition there were three changes for which no reliable particulars Are Avau Able. All the changes reported during the Quarter Sec Teri increases 6 6 0 " 6 n f i n t e i e g Sjef sol m 2sss of st tests the a was �88-1, an average of Juei. A i = while in actual numbers of members Gerius Rimes first 3,792,000 i unionists a i hav Gerard to relative population Australia a by a the largest proportion being 97,per 1.000 inhabitants compared with 66 in the United kingdom and 58 in Germany. Rain in the Clare District. B i j. Fowler limited received on monday morning the following Telegram from 7 to if a Eri win a Jil Ive a a Lori Friori. Repit3aive.agiorid oust 5 soaking rain set in ? v is continued fairly All mint. A very Oay i forty eight hours rainfall. L the following Rethe a09 Xoa Kunga Stirling West 0.15 a Illunga Raidla 19 Addinga Clarendon Yan Valilla Morphett Vale 0.12 Cape Jems mount Loftt Banges Eastern. Mount pleasant 0.05 Nairne is Biu arbere 0.10 mount Barker Guro Eraclis. 0.05 Chunga l Mem Ubalo shot an robbed a remarkable Story Melbourne May 25. A remarkable Story in which a Young country visitor on his Owsij admission shot himself in the Groin and through the left Arm last night to add Colour to his allegation that he had been bailed up by an armed Footpad and robbed of nearly �100, was told to detectives to Day. The narrator was Hamilton Sullivan aged 24, a labourer and at the time he was lying in Melbourne to Al of Fermi agony irom by Iet wounds. Heard revolver Soots the direction the inc Tricy came and found i 00. Inc Young Man rushed to the ice Sullivan was removed to tace Melbourne Hospital and so won As his a funds had been dressed he was inter re sad h Flo cock Fae Las Alujn through the Terhi. Bit Ion Garden Hen an armed Man Sud Del l f confronted him. And said i am a detective and i want you for stealing �1 j0 the Man Teapo up of � ver Sollivan rep5 Edis of e no �100 to this the supposed bogus detective re we _ my � m and j let you g0.- us Jvan Tealdi to Ril Ive Vuu Nene of my Mono � when 3ccotdidg to Gulliv a the Footpad seized him by the threat and i threw him doted then a ,.-Erriwe struggle ensued during which the mail rubbed Klinl of he �10qi and eventually fired three shots at him tw0 of who a top. Gert. Sullivan supped the detectives Ith a description of his alleged assailant when Thev left the Hospital the detect tes went to the of spot where the Al. Legeon in which of half year s work had been conducted. After the treasurer s statement had been Nad and received the delegates to the re j cent conference in Sydney Mes is. A. His j cock and f. J. Mills were called upon to make their report. Both officers were Strong in their appreciation generous hospitality shown them by their brother officers in Sydney and stated that one j pleasing feature conference was the better understanding requirements smaller states and that a. Greater spirit of Unity marked the proceedings than at any previous conference. Good world was done in formulating the plaint for the arbitration court which it is expected will be heard about july the plaint " " next. J tie plaint comprised i teens included a schedule of salaries for clerical officers postal As instant and assistants which provided for a Liberal Advance on present rates and also a claim for eight hours a Day for postmasters with a ii Alf Day off each week and More reasonable hours for the other officers mentioned., the report was of an optimistic nature and in View result of. The postal electricians Case it was considered that members generally were justified in anticipating considerable Bene graphic is who occupy riot important and responsible positions had received no recognition since the inception of federation nor any recompense for the increased Cost of living nor for the increased duties allotted to them nor the higher Standard of wort Chat was demanded of them. The committee was also directed to watch closely the tests question and to urge the postmaster general to hasten the promised enquiry into present methods which Are roundly condemned throughout the service with a View to having a fairer method of determining eligibility for promotion. The meeting closed with a vote of thanks to the committee and to the delegates for their excellent work at the conference. \. Casualties. Buried at sea. On May. 21, while proceeding from Fremantle to Adelaide one second class passengers Greisen a or. M. Rossi succumbed to an attack of apoplexy. He was buried at sea on May 23. Or. Rossi who had booked his passage _ to Mel Bourne was 73 years of age. And an old 1 Miner who. Is believed to haves relations in Gre month new zealand. Suicide by carbolic acid. At the Adelaide police courthouse on saturday the City Coroner or. Ramsay j Smith investigated the death of Eliza Beth Ann Webb who was found dead at her Heather s residence in Torrens Street East Adelaide on thursday. Sampson Webb Gardener identified the body As being that of his sister a single woman 35 years of age. When witness last saw her on wednesday evening she seemed to be in her usual condition. For some time past she had been strange in manner. J Mary Adelaide Colligan a Neighbour said deceased lately appeared to have been rather disappointed. Tames William Colligan builder stated that on thursday morning his daughter had informed him that she could get no answer from deceased. Witness unlocked the front door but in the passage was apprised of a Strong smell of carbolic. He telephoned to the police or. Brummitt said death was due to Carboch acid poisoning. The Coroner and if the Case were put in a proper manner he thought they would get Sorcie redress. A knew one traveller s expenses have gone up from �8 8/ to �14 14/. Or j. F. Gilding spoke favourably of Tig experience on victorian lines and said of Thev could Only impress upon the South australian railways commissioner the fairness 0f having their samples conveyed on conditions similar to those prevailing in that state it would be Januch More convenient to the travellers themselves and m the interests of. The firms they represented instead of paying exorbitant excess As at present they would contribute a Lump sum at the beginning year or. A. H Treloar spoke inconveniences of having to rebook samples on Branch lines. Sometimes there were five or 10 travellers waiting to get attention and perhaps ocly one clerk. Some of toe clerks did not know How to. Make out a Brake note unless they were shown. M a e d suggested that if the commercial travellers association forwarded _ a letter on 4.1the subject to the Cham Ber of Commerce it would have every con 1,.T Side ration or. J. Tassie thought the Only thing to be done was to wait on the railways commissioner As a deputation and no doubt the of Muer of Commerce i Ani of Ned would join in with them. would get any satisfaction from or. Moncrieff he did not know but it was Worth while to try. The South australian a always department certainly treated travellers and customers generally much less liberally than was the Case in Victoria or. M. A. Goode 6aij he was afraid Thev were up against a rather Tough proposition. Or. Gillman had assured him that j the custom which had hitherto been in existence in regard to booking samples j was absolutely contrary to the regulations service. It was a system which had grown and to Winch they had become a Cue Tome j through the railway staff Allowin travellers to do it year after year. He Jar. Goode had been astonished to hear this but or. Gillman assured him it was the Case. He had said further that now it Joe different states had adopted uniform rail try rates they were now out to get a i of what they had lost in past years. If that were so it was Likely that the travellers had a tougher proposition to fight than Uliey had anticipated. Ill. Gillman bad told him that from a payable Point of View the railways would rather be without the travellers samples. Or. Davey that is not a Broad Way to look at it seeing to lat these samples Are Only Advance Batch of practically All the traffic on the railways. Or. R. W. L. Mead Saia a remedy would be permission for them to get weight of goods to move up and Down included in their yearly ticket. " it was resolved to arrange for a deputation to wait upon the railways commissioner on a Date to be fixed. River steamers. Industrial agreement. Melbourne May 24. An agreement was entered into last year Between the Federated engine Drivers and firemen s association Ana River Steamer owners trading on the Murray and its tributaries. The compact was arranged at a compulsory conference summoned by or. Justice Higgins president Commonwealth court of conciliation and arbitration and it was to hold Good during last year s River season. One clauses stated that if no other agreement was arrived at before april 1, 1913, the parties to it would seek the arbitration of tie court. At the request Tot both parties to the old agreement Ehe president court summoned a conference for to Dav. The parties represented at the conference were Permewan Wright & co., Melbourne Murray River sawmills proprietary company limited Echuca Richard James Evans Thomas Freeman Echuca Franz Oscar Wallin Echuca William John Nicholas. Echuca Ander Arbuthnot Koo Drook Alex Denis James Connell Swan Hill Chaldea i Frederick Hunt Swan Hill. J. C. N Dahl sen & co., Bairnsdale Charles Henry l Jackson Bruthen John Archibald Bruthen John Duncan East Bairnsdale Melbo Rne Harbour Trust commissioners Melbourne ferries proprietary limited and the Gem navigation company Adelaide and the Federated engine Drivers and firemen s association. At the outset or. G. F. Holden chairman Melbourne Harbour Trust withdrew from the proceedings in View fact that the court. Had no jurisdiction in re Ard to the Trust. The Gipp land owners were not parties the former agreement but were added to the proceedings. A temporary agreement for the approaching season was arrived at subject to a reference to certain other owners. The conference was adjourned until monday. The agreement is to remain in Force until april 1. 1914. Or until an award court. The temporary agreement is that so far As All the Murray steamers Are concerned the ?.ms old agreement As to engine Drivers and firemen will remain in Force with As Oit a 6/a month to counting the gain. In men and martial bearing. Great Empire Day review. Fly or special reporter Itiat a sight to stir the heart and thrill the blood to the right and left the vivid Green 0f the Fields in the far distance the Darker shades Trees above arching a Lovely azure flecked by Fleecy Clouds the Broad dome of heaven and right before rank upon rank company upon company a Long and restless a a of Light Brown farms with Here and there a glint of steel or bras or Silver and now and then a dash of red or White or Blue. Golden Sunshine floods it All and in the air is just that snap that sets the nerves a Tingle. A grand re View men not Money virile Force no hoards of things these count in the great Parade. Scarce room for pomp and glitter strut and splendour beneath those Khaki tunics Plain even drab is the wealth that matters. It shows in swinging March and. Well set figure the Strong Alert youth nation the Manly Pride of birth the honour of Soldier ship and Trust assets Worth haying holding and increasing hark upon the keen Crisp air the Bugle sends its stirring notes. Martial music fills the ear officers on prancing steeds move Forward Young Blue coated " tars March by and the Snoie Long column is in motion. Hear the rousing Melody and the tramp of feet the Clatter of horses hoofs. And the rattle and rumble guns Clink of Coin and Rustle of note for the Mart Here in the streets of Adelaide on the Side of Montefiore Hill a nation counts its most precious store. Homage to the King. Come now and watch with me in Ima n. X e in this moving watch it first men women and children and then away o f c i t y keen Sailor As he i the go razor Fiel glasses m hand has witnessed the Assembly from his car. And As h e h move off he a bees away around the Oral Alons King William Road an Diraz a round upon some Hundred spectators were and others thousands of of Tare 1 pm now to be seen along the n y scores look Down in expect Tion. Bunting hangs from Nanny a window and floats from Many a staff. Laughing chatting joking As on a gala Day mothers Sisters sweethearts line the roads mate with their Many coloured costume dress and not regret but Pride sits plea on almost Ell their faces. It is a huge Herrng patriotic and enthusiastic and worthy occasion. Around Monument to Victoria. Thickest. Upon the base statue the official group has gathered within its midst his excellency and lady Bosanquet. Here a squad . Has charge crowd. In trim neat uniforms truly Alert and Soldier like they look As with Clink of heels and smart Salute they take their orders from capt. R. G. C. King move off to nests with onion precision Loback the genial clamouring throng into position. Four o clock peals out from the g.p.o., a Short wait and then at 4.7. An officer spurs out from the front exchanges a word with capt. Fletcher a.d.c., and the head Jlong � serpentine r pm procession More than. Nes Ion Long which has been waiting at gouger Street advances. A Clatter of horses hoofs a Flash of sunlight upon draw i. Descending swords two erect commanding figures in the Saddle an Alert straight form in unpretentious Adel Nirav garb with hand at Salute beneath the status and the Young army has paid its homage to the King the ranks sweep past smoothly and inc backed before sir Day s keen glance. I passing comments. Listen the naval band strikes up and the coldest watcher warms to the strains of Rule then the Bluecoat swing along in splendid order their unison and erect Ness Good to see and after them the lines in familiar Khaki. Most ranks Are straight and True but some Are straggling. Bere Are lads Alert and Strong and marching with free stride and Heads fixed rigidly to the right. There Are boys fortunately but few who shuffled past with shoulders Bent and listless eyes roaming the mass of faces the governor notes All. Merit is commended and slackness traced to its source. See there he says that boy is physically defective. His Chest is narrow. And his shoulders stoop. He wants proper bodily training to set him Anh anon smart Little fellow that makes no in spirit for what he lacks in the Tram band goes by its. Huge Fine looking ways drum major making magnificent display with glittering staffs which swings and circles and darts High into the air and safely Back Strain. A mov is the comment very Fine that Humour Reeps out. For Here a Manly Little fellow strides alone Between two comrades who Tower above him and to whose Long Steps lie tries to fit his smaller ones in vain. Evidence there growing army. Look at that Dot goes up the cry. And All eyes watch the coming Between tall and Well made officers another tiny Chap Steps out with Vigour. He s a sergeant somebody yells. Hook at his and so he is. Grit tells and the laugh which follows is More than half admiring for bigger lads by far Are in the ranks. By 4.?n the cadets have passed and the $ Light horse head tie citizen forces into which the older lads Are drafted. Imposing artillery then me the infantry and. With a Patch of Brilliant and Welcome Colour among the Fried ranks of of ombre Khaki arrive the Pines band their shrill Pines shrieking out the inspiration which has a i to Victory a Roan a Stern Bard Field. Fort three minutes by the big hand s up yonder have gone before the medical corps brings Ira the rear. Qualified but generous is the governor s final verdict considering the number of Onnor unities they have had for learning i think it is thoughts and incidents. Tis gone the red Cross Wagon lumbers by onlookers Start and Jostle and the martial tune grows fainter in the distance. Along Kine William Rundle. And Pulteney streets and up North Terrace the crowd. Applauds the marchers As Tley go. Before the statue thai Speaks of fallen warriors out on the Veldt and reminds of australian courage and endurance the youths disperse. Man. It Brinis old memories cries White haired be pedalled Veteran to his friends As the tanks go by. It is like the old contingents setting out once yes. But with a difference. The one was the giving of strength this is its conservation. So splendid now what will two. Eve 10 years training make. Last Vear but 4.000 units this year 6,000, and All the addition that comes from training and discipline. The spirit movement is securing its grip. Yon saw. Even in the grand array of saturday the Weed who laughed at this most serious Job of soldiering. With weakling Slouch and childish icer he Ved Alonsa. Bit then there were the others who Felt the stirring of Warrior blood within them and bore themselves with Pride. Bill Jones the office boy who on week Days lounges on his Era and. Careless slovenly has donned is tunic. A Soldier now and so he goes his Way with Vanlier gait pulls up before you with a Jerk and hands his message. Saturday 6aw him with thousands of i comrades and the knowledge of that company gave him strength and Vigour. No puny powerless Urchin then but part of a great Strong system he could do his part to help or Block training for the noblest of destinies to win the skill to guard his Home. Besides comedy one saw along the route that Type of pathos which Marks half Jov and half reining eight to is the town Hall s Balcony the veterans who had risked life and limb for empires Sake. The old guard the Young guard pass and cheer on cheer Rose from their time worn throats As they surged eagerly towards the parapet. With a Roar of Welcome they greeted the Van Young defenders the commandant waved them a j cheery Salute and soon the sound or bagpipes stirred them to wild enthusiasm. Dinna be hear it was whispered into an old Mac s ear. Hear it Aye and feel it too was the Quick response and tears listened in his eyes. Think lessons rom that Parade. The Little fellow the youngest ofttimes held himself with greater Pride than others almost twice his weight. What splendid soldiers they will make. But to the onlookers this was the Strong feature review. As officer 60 men. You can Bell by the commander what the men will be like 6aid i his icel Lenzv. It Mas so. Indence for Good or ill told its tale in careless or mania March and Carriage. Young officers take note yours is a grand responsibility. Not a fairytale strange animal on the tasmanian coast h0bart, May 25. The Secretary of mines air. Wallace has received irom or. Hartwell Conder state mining Engineer the following account of a remarkable animal which is reported to have been seen on the West coat by sonic men engaged in state prospecting work being carried on in Little non a country Between Mac Zarifi har. Bour and port Davey "1 have to report the discovery of an animal on the seacoast about 12 Miles North of Point Hibbs of so strange a character that it is deserving of r special mention. It is to strange mat i both the men who saw it and my std anticipate quite cheerfully the smiles and in i credulity of those who read this account j no one is asked of believe it but i have always held Villi not a few others that creatures exist ii the sea which Are Only very rarely seen. In the belief that one i of these creatures has been encountered at close quarters this description is offered i in the that ultimately it will i be found to be not a. Fairy tale but a Small addition to oar knowledge of Tea life. The Ani Inai was seen by Oscar , Foreman prospector and his mate Warris who Are. under myself the state Alining i Engineer for Tasmania. I have known Botn of i Mem for a considerable number of years and can guarantee absolutely their 6obrietv. Intelligence and accuracy. I. Have no doubt myself that their statements represent what j Uliey really Taw. L hey were talking along the coast on april 20, just before Sundown on a Calm Day with Small Waves roiling in and breaking on the Shore. The coast Here is Low. With Sand dunes rising above highwater Mark. At a distance of about Naif a mile they noticed a dark object under the dunes which surprised them by showing signs of movement. They advanced towards it and finally came within gunshot. When about 40 Yards off it Rose suddenly and rushed Down into the sea. After getting out about 30 Yards it stopped and turned round showing Only the head and some of its neck. It waited there for about live seconds and then withdrew under the water and disappeared. The characteristics Are summarized As follow it was 15 it. Long this measurement was checked by stepping the Mark in the Sand where it had been lying. Or. Davis has done much building and construction work and knows what 15 it. Look like. It had a very Small head Only about the size head of a Kangaroo dog. It had a thick arched neck passing gradually into the barrel body. It had no definite Tail and no tin. It was furred the coat in appearance resembling that of a horse of Chestnut Colour Well groomed and shining. It was attractive in appearance and in no Way repulsive looking. It had four distinct legs. It travelled by bounding that is by arching its Back and gathering its body up to that the footprints for feet Are level and also those Hind feet made definite footprints. These showed circular impressions with a diameter measured of 9 in., and the Marks of four claws about 7 in. Long extending outwards from the impressions and away from the body. The footprints show about 4 it. Between the Marks fore and Hind feet and then a about 10 ft., making a total of 15 it. Laterally they were 2 it. O in apart. It travelled very fast. A Kangaroo dog followed it hard in its course to the water a distance of about 70 Yards and in that distance gained about 30 it. When first disturbed it reared up and turned on its Hind legs. Its height standing on the for legs would be from 3 it. 6 in. To 4 it. Both men Are quite familiar with seals and the so called sea leopards that occur on this coast. They had also seen before and subsequently observed pictures of 6ea Lions and other Marine animals and can Fine no resemblance to the. Animal that they saw. Such Are the details. When the humorists have enjoyed themselves at our expense the men of science May be Able to connect this account with others which have come Forward from time to time of strange beasts in our Ocean. That no imprint was taken footprints and no marking out Unade form in the Sand no one regrets More than we do. The next tide swept Over them and they Are travelled without a ticket. An immigrant acquitted. Melbourne May 25. In the City court yesterday George Williams an immigrant who recently arrived in Adelaide from Dublin by the Steamer irishman was charged with having travelled from service ton to Melbourne without a railway ticket. Marshall Coburn conductor on the Adelaide express stated that when coining into Bacchus Marsh on Friday he from information received searched for a Stuj away. He found Williams underneath a seat. Williams had been in that position since the train left Bordertown and must have been uncomfortable because he had Only 10 in. Of space. He told witness that As he was a View arrival in Adelaide and was not Able to get wort he boarded the train at Adelaide thinking that he might find employment More easily in Melbourne. Senior Constable Manga said Williams when arrested had Only 3d. In his Possession and according to his own statement had had nothing to eat since the previous Day. Or. Clarke Secretary prisoners Aid society undertook to find employment for Williams. Caused who promised to pay the fare when he was Able to get Money was discharged. Sydney thieves. Sensational incidents. Sydney May 25. Thieves this afternoon broke into the premises of Peter Matheson s wholesale tobacconist. 35s Pitt Street. A Man living next door to Matheson s place heard an explosion and on going out to investigate saw smoke proceeding from a fanlight Ove Matheson s Street door. The Ponce were informed. They found that a Side door facing a Lane had been smashed in and that an attempt had been made to blast open a Large Iron Safe containing Money but without Success. The perpetrators had disappeared. Nothing else was missing. John Mason living in Robey Street Randwick last night Beard a suspicions noise at the front of his House. Having armed himself with a revolver he slipped out Back door and around to the front where he saw a Man trying to open a door. The Man caught sight of Mason and exclaimed "111 Mason replied so will i and did so. The intruder bolted off the Verandah and into the Street Mason fired again As the own was running along the Street. The stranger exclaimed "1 am hit but kept on running and disappeared. Earlier in the night about �40 Worth of jewellery was stolen from a House in the locality. I be wandered East. I be wandered West i be men of every hire the Best that Money can procure but Tritat attracted me ten most. Ana made my life w that great world wid remedy Woods great Peppermint cur Upas. Advance Australia. Unfurl the Flag that All May see our proudest boast is Liberty. The Flag flies for Liberty. Liberty is liberalism s other name. Five Days to the great Sattle for free Dom. Federation and local autonomy with efficient constitutional government both in the Commonwealth and the state. This is what liberals Are fighting Tor. Governmental preference to unionists is one worst attacks on Liberty Ever devised by human tyranny. If an irresponsible Federal authority is to fix the wages of tie railway employees the states would assuredly hesitate Long about extending the railway systems. The most claimant advocates re Ferenda Are militant socialists who would utterly destroy private Enterprise. Tampering says Burke is the odious vice of restless and unstable the re Ferenda proposals overthrow the main principle of a federation. The encouragement and support Given to covenant breaking and deeds of violence when the offenders Are on their own Side Are a Stem warning against conferring increased Powers on the political labour leagues As the wire pullers parliamentary socialist party. Since the Liberal Victory in the state we have a in Able at least to breathe the Atni sphere without . Of w. Young. The actual occurrences during the Brisbane strike furnish a powerful illustration of what would probably happen under unification when there no state government. Law and order were defied. Civil Liberty was violated. The stale government eventually suppressed the disorder. But the Fisher government praised and rewarded the strikers. If trusts and combines in Australia arc so terribly dangerous and greedy Why Don t the labour party with their command of ample funds create manufacturing and producing concerns on their own account if ill they say is True such enterprises would be abundantly prosperous. Electors must realize that most outcries against trusts Are Mere Bluff and Humbug. As the political labour leagues shrink from engaging in great Industrial enterprises of their own How can the electors expect the caucus to direct and manage profitably nationalized monopolies " the sugar commission appointed by the Fisher ministry reported against the proposed nationalization of. The sugar Industry and the growers Organ declares that the greatest danger to the Enterprise is the unwarranted and generally misguided interference Federal the labour party say they want larger Industrial Powers for the Sake of peace but up. Spence the head of a Union of 104,000 men said not Long ago that there could never be anything called peace private Enterprise shall be wiped out and the Verran ministry sacrificed Industrial peace to preference to . T. W. Young. Nowadays if socialism had its Way no person would be allowed to earn a livelihood unless he were a member of a political trades Union. A Premium is often necessary to be one vide the hatters Union. The absent voters provision was abolished because the Ministeri lists found that the majority votes were against them. They not Only deprive sick women of their votes but Many of them sect to prevent free preference to unionists Means that any one who does not concent to be a save to autocratic socialism must starve. Broken Hill unionists attempted to prevent traders irom serving officers who were not members of a Union. So far As the policy government is concerned said the prime minister to a deputation from the trades Hall Council in Melbourne its policy is to give preference to unionists. That is definite and distinct. There Are a Large number of trades where the men will not work with non unionists. As a Union establishes its Bona fides preference will be Given. The government will stand or fall by or. Holf Flimin the socialist attorney general of new South Wales says in regard to the proposal for the Commonwealth to take More Power to Deal with Trade and Commerce that if the Powers under domes tic Commerce Are transferred to the Federal parliament practically All vital questions will be left outside the Bounds state parliament. Or. Wise k.c., speaking in the Adelaide convention at which the Constitution was framed said there is no matter in which varied local development is More necessary or desirable to a state than the development of its Industrial the political labour leagues ask the elec tors to hand this Power Over to a body which has Little or no knowledge of local requirements. Or. Holman remarked recently in regard to the Industrial proposition under the re Ferenda he was convinced that the handing Over of Broad general Powers to Deal with labour and employment would have the effect not of increasing the safeguards with which labour is surrounded but of decreasing the efficiency of those which existed under state preference to unionists in the government service is virtually an intimation to civil servants that they must support the government party. That is opening the door to the american system of a change in every office with a change of government. The leg Tom stakes. We Are in the straight Melbourne. Mav 25. In or poring a vote of thanks to the speakers at a meeting held m the town c Hall last night in Celebration of i Empire Day. Miss dirham said she hoped or. T Cook would soon be welcomed As prime minister. Or. Cook in responding said i have been greatly encouraged in my tour of Australia by evident signs of Awakening in every Branch of our organization. 1 believe things were never better than they Are to Day. Our organization is working at top Speed and steam is up. The liberals do not descend to the same conduct As the other Side at Public meetings. Ill you please keep it for another week applause i Hope every one will go away from this meeting resolved that for the next five or six Days you will not give any electors a moment of peace until they have told you that thes Are going to vote for the Liberal. Cause. Remember we Are in the Airai by now. And it. Is the Little extra thai wins the race. If l Beals will vote for liberals we shall to vote yes Means to give unlimited and illimitable Power to the caucus which has for the last three years directed and controlled then Frank Madden. it Tot .eobf0rence,to i Flet the pollhra.1 uti oat at Tref Wirter. J _ run a of Tui a message from or. Pease. In View near approach of polling Day and the momentous issues to be decided which Are fraught with such vital importance to the states May i venture to urge All electors to do their very utmost to return candidates pledged to uphold the interests states and to reject the re Ferenda proposals. The carrying of these proposals would be a big step to wards unification and a death blow to the states. The recent disastrous and tyrannical strike at broken Hill shows in fierce Light what will happen if the control railway employees passes from the states to the Commonwealth. With a socialistic government in Power bossed driven by the militant political unions the railway service would be captured and Trade and Commerce paralysed bringing untold trouble and misery. The loss which the state Revenue has already suffered should convince evry elector necessity for putting aside every obstacle on election Day going to the poll working Bard and standing loyally to the Liberal Union As an urgent patriotic duty and responsibility. Signed a. Ii. Peake London. We a East Bendigo miners and unionism. Melbourne May 25. We mean business. If the shareholders of tie mines Are not alive to their interests and if the non unionists still remain out of. The Union after june we Are going to put our Constitution into operation. The Rne Bens shall not work with or. A. M. Jude president victorian state Section Federated mining employed association spoke thus to representatives press after a meeting of members Bendigo Branch to at sea. A Captain s evidence. Brisbane May 25. The enquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of William Malcolm second officer Steamer Burmah was continued yesterday before or. Neilson . Capt Snow master Burra recalled said William Johnson was at the wheel at the time Accident. He id not hear him report that a Man was overboard but be might have done so. He did not throw or order to be thrown a lifebuoy As at that time he was roue Ding up into e heat sea. Senior sgt. Henderson could you not have thrown a lifebuoy Over witness no except by leaving my station on the Bridge and Jan in jeopardizing Methe is p. 1 continuing he said the first duty l for a master when a Man was overboard was to see the ship in such a position As to pick him up if possible. To his knot ledge nobody suggested using a Searchlight from the time he stopped the ship until he went on the original course he was i an. Hour. It he had lowered a boat tie would probably have sacrificed other lives they could not have lowered a boat Man named Donovan there is no More Hope of saving him thao there is of John Malcolm a son deceased did you Tii Ink it was a Safe place to work said be would not have worked there if be had been sent there. It was taking undue risk to dump ashes through that top door. \ � the enquiry was further adjourned. The . 9ir Day Bosan quiet is an ardent believer in National defence and judging by an outspoken 1 utterance at the annual dinner Given to naval and military veterans which was held on saturday evening. His excellency exhibits no favour toward the mistaken attitude of Hose who oppose the present defence system. Referring to the impressive March. Of cadets during the afternoon. Sir Day remarked a the first thing i noticed was the extreme interest j Public in the Parade. The Enthus Iaan people for the new defence scheme is an object lesson. The balconies Tau the Public buildings lining the route procession were crowded with spectators and so. Were,, t a s.8 an d handkerchiefs were waved to show the enthusiasm Joy and a Proba won of. The people not Only with regard 1 but for the vu61111" it 6 " tem which had brought Forward the lads to exhibit them in the Centre capital City . State. Hear hear i co Nader that it wa6 a very Wise thing to bring those cadets there and i was Verv much pleased with what i no doubt there were things which might be Crit Ionly 14 years of age and had to carry a heavy Rifle. More than that some of them had come from country places and had reached the City As Early is 8 o clock that morning. It should also be remembered that Many of Thi lads have had very few opportunities for training. Some people May say that there was some taling in the ranks and some slouching but the boys in Many cases have just been taken in land and it will be a year or so be " j really Benefit from the system Capdau sometimes the occupation bos makes for slouching but each time the appear at reviews you Grill w t w better and better i was the company which it up w were sols and st Beag Wilh Regardi to the cadets there is Glt Deal a leadership with tact and in Gosi tried Aio apline. I know there Are some people defence but then you must make allowance for some people opposing anything. Laughter and hear hear i Deffler to compliment the state military commandant col. Lemesurier and commander Burford. Of the naval forces upon the. Great Success applau8s.j Jii Juu i 1 it stands alone for Quaty. Blossom Tea Way soothe world Odds and ends picked up. A pertinent question. Papa what is a conflagration it is a big fire my Aid what do they a Little Fife there is no special name for a Little fire. Of. They some Imes Call it an incipient fire and let s see it is sometimes called an inconsiderable fire. Who Well. I Sec your Cattail is on fire and i was to Niering whether it was ? conflagration or an incipient in a few minutes the Young Man had reap son to think it was a conflagration. Even the Shopman smiled. Being greatly troubled by rheumatic pains a Man recently bought some red flannel underwear which was guaranteed in every respect and advertised As giving wonderful Relief to sufferers from Rii Enma a few weeks later however. He returned o the Bop where he had made Iii purchases and these garments Are not what you claim them to be he re marked to the Salesman mildly by Way of a beginning intending later to give vent to 1 his righteous indignation. And what May be the matter with them asked the Obs _ qulious assistant. Have they shrunk sir or faded shrunk faded spluttered like angry purchaser. Why bans it All. Man when i came Down to breakfast this morning my wife asked me if i was trying to be funny or if i had and other reason for wearing the baby s Pink Coral necklace " ,. Silence that did not give " consent. My. Neil Uriah who had gone out for s Dav s shooting was returning in the Evenin of with a bag As empty As when he started when he saw a Man apparently a Fanner leaning Over a Gate gazing at some ducks in a Pond. What will you take for a shot at Tii Ose ducks asked newly Rich. The Man stared but did not reply. Will half a Crown satisfy you the country Man nodded and picketed the Coin gleefully. Bang went our Friend s gun. And immediately after two ducks dropped. / i think i have made a Good bargain said the Man with the gun As he packed the bodies victims in Iii bag. So have said Ihfe countryman dryly them Oberc ducks Ain t mine Here comes tha Farmer his Little ruse. My boy said the first tramp i be hit on a scheme that guarantees me a Square meal and possibly some clothes at any House i care to strike.". What do you do asked the second wayfarer. away Niv hat run through a couple of Bushes to get my clothes torn then go up to the front door of a mansion and Teli the lady House i m a flying oian and that my aeroplane has jus descended in the. . On a sultry summer Day when Thunder and Hail Iliad fallen Early in the morning a wedding part v came to the Church from a Distant Parish. When the Register was being signed the vicar. Asked the bridegroom have you had any bail this morn ing. The Man blushed and hesitated but at length replied Well sir. We Dia just have a Glass apiece Afore we started.". Taken tourist who had been caught in severe storm congratulated himself after finding a solitary cottage of being asked to stay overnight. After dinner while wearing a suit Guidman s clothes till his own were dry. He met the mistress with a Broom in her hand and she. Mistaking the stranger for her bus bind gave Nim a thump on the head with the Broom remarking that s for Askin the Man to Stoyall some Schoolboy Salic Law is that you must tace. Everything with a Grain of Salt. Julius Osar was renowned for his great strength he threw a Bridge Ucros the Rhine. The Zodiac is the zoo sky. Where Lions goats and other animals go after they Are dead. The pharisees were people who like to show off their goodness by Pravin in synonyms. An abstract noun is something you can t see when you Are it. Algebra Cal symbols Are need " r T in von do not know what you Are walkabout. I j j a delicate question. A boy was Selling papers of a railway pc w a zet or keep two " the reason. Angry purchaser did t you Tell me that Vou had got As nays 12 eyes in one Day from those Piht hens Vou sold me poultry Raiser is. A Angott purchaser then Why is it that i m never Able to get More than two eggs from them. And sometimes not , in one Day poultry Raiser i Don t know a am in Ilsc it s because you look for eggs too often. Now if to look for tem r nov once week. I feel Auitt positive that Yon will ppm. Just As Many eggs in one d3y"As i according to the Rule. Some time a"0 an insurance Arent is my on an old lady for Premium. The policy Holder informed the agent that she was cd Houv ? / and How Ong yesterday two and a Hou Vve i l m f Bearl is n so sular ". Is and the next time you practice be sure and unlock the piano. Here is the Kev i ked Wec k 2s " the key m my do diet Anc e " printed and published Duy Kyffin Thomas at the offices Register. The evening journal and the observer. Grenfel Street. Adelaide whet advertisements ,.,., bom Are received _ -
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