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24 Jun 1933

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24 Jun 1933

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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - June 24, 1933, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia weird tales of sorcery spirits orders obeyed wild Papua witches that ride Coconut husks packed Between statistics about Trust fund expenditures and meteorological observations the latest 32-Page report the territory of Papua Are strange tales of Sor Cery head Hunting superstition and marriage rites As thrilling As any written by the authors of Sellers. Sorcery continually crops up the papuan administration says the lieutenant governor sir Hubert Murray. We have armed Constable Dilu Waga s spirit making regu Lar visits to his Home the d Entrena Sureaux group and issuing instructions which Are promptly obeyed. And there Are witches those islands who Fly to port moresby about 300 Miles away each seated a Hal Coco nut Husk. This we have the Best possible authority that of the witches themselves now the patrol officer the dts tre East Reaux Hab forbidden such escapades and we May be sure that his orders will hot be disregarded says sir Hubert Mur Ray. epidemic of influenza swept Papua during the year and the Hilk districts up to 10 per cent of the people were reported to have died. The High mortality was due mainly to the habit of the natives who go into the cold Mountain streams when ill. Arch enemy of sorcerers yet tie sorcerers Are blamed for the influenza As for All the other evil things and there already have been retaliatory murders. the North East according to the resident magistrate the people sought the assistance of Zitolo of Haiku who hag Power to destroy the spells cast by those who practise Black magic he came to Wani Gela his official dress. Then he went round the villages and began his duties As the Arch enemy of sorcerers of the evil Type. At Korea and Taiafi villages he found that three Bouses were the source of the trouble. Smelling round underneath these houses he commanded the occupants to bring Forth that thins out came the things bundles of ancestors hair tins of dried Wood and pieces of bark and Bamboo. Zitolo denounced them As the work of the Devil. Then Zitolo went away and to did the influenza. His prestige Rose tremendously. He had come when the epidemic a waning Over a Wabuda Village Genoa there is a strange cruise that apparently is not connected with sorcery. There Are about 160 people there but of the children born during the past six years Only three were living when the resident magistrate wrote his report writes sir Hubert. A few women have been sent away to Baum. And the children born there apparently have not died girl s Story of raid the Story of a girl of 12, one of ote two survivors of a recent raid which is quoted from the report illustrates the savagery and terror that follow a head Hunting raid of Bush natives the Little girl said it was a Bright Moonlight night As Bright As Day and she and another Little girl were playing under some banana Trees when they heard a. Noise As of people approaching the Vil Lage. They guessed what the noise meant and ran off different directions but they were seen and pursued and one Little girl was caught and beheaded. The other the witness escaped into the Bush. There 4$ Lay. Watching the Blaze of the Burn no Village and listening to the yells and shriek of the raiders and their Vic Tims. 1 to very frightened she said. And wished that i could get Back to m another. I thought my Mother would save and so she waited until the cried and the shouting ceased and the fires dwindled and the Dawn came at last and then she crept Back to the place where the Village had been and the first thing that she saw was her. Mother s Beadles body influence of widows dealing next with Bead Hunting among the Little known tribes Between the Fly River and the dutch Border. Sir Hubert Murray says that recent raiders Nave been the Sirki people. their arrest the sufi told the arresting officer that they had thought the government would catch them but there were a lot of Toung widows a the Village and. Of course Thev could not marry again unless we Sot some Heads. So we simply hid to go. At the trial the Suki refuted to give any explanation and denied thai the motive was this influence of the Young and possibly charming widows. Widows however later were found to be the direct cause of murders of Small girls the Zurama area of the Delta division the girls being Hought from their a rants and then killed and eaten. Patrol officer Cowley arrested the murderers who explained that the Mur Ders were a necessary preliminary to the marriage of widows. People the Village of to Moira. A the Purall seem to be Cannibal hygienic principles. Ther Are reported to say that Man is Good but that Tig and cassowary made them ache. They told one patrol Leader that the Tun a their father and the Moon their Mother. Asked How they knew this they said. They Are not there for nothing apparently these cannibals could not Realise that Thev had done wrong by kill ins men of another tribe. One of them said. 1 am a Good Man. I have not fished another Roan s Creek nor have i killed via his land typical head Hunter Papua. Notices approaching marriages Walkee Moyse. The Mair Lage of marts Doreen elder daughter of or. And mrs r. A. Walker of Dulwich. To Clarence Merryn third Sof Meta. C l Tornina of Croydon mandate or. G. A. Moyse will will be Solem biased u Norwood Wesley Church saturday uly 1. At 7.13 . Marriages Locking Boniab. june a at to. John s Church Salisbury by Bev. Coles. Violet Job unrest daughter of or. And mrs. Hocking Adelaide to Fred fifth son of or. And Are. Bonnar Benmark. Deaths dance. june 24. Suddenly. William Lames dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth Hannah Dawn. 39 Mii Oer Street. Prospect. Aged 5 years. So mourning by request Dee. june 24, at Walunga. After a. Hun illness of talus Dyer his 79th year. Ford. june 21, a Gavaler suddenly Euzabeth widow of Francis Henry Ford of Eoo Ringa. Aged 67 years. Sadly missed. I to Bench. june 24, at the residence of mar son Law or. W. Hayman 9th Street Ito Irden Mary Ann relict of the late Boben it French. Late of Balaklava. Age 76 year. A Williams. june 24, at his residences Wau Werrill Terrace Guberto Mark Henry we Llano. Sen., the beloved husband of Louie of Williams. memorial step lies. Loving memory of our Dar Jour Mother and gran., who passed away june i5 1932. She heard a voice we did not hear. Fahloh said. You must not stay a with unspoken she sweetly adept away. Ivo Little words. Xot much to write but we will remember All our life i our Mother. Inserted by her Loving daughter and Sonlin Tow Alice and Wally. Grandchildren Valmar and Sallie Steele. ? ? funeral notices ? Pokr. The friends of the late or. Octav1us Dyer of a Tuunga Are of j spec fully informed that his funeral will leave j nil late residence at 4.15 . sunday of St. Stephen s cemetery Walunga. Waye bros., undertakers phone 1. Walunga. Orji the friends of the late mrs. Eliza Beth Ford Are respectfully informed that her funeral will leave the residence of male Ford. Chapel Street to Oringa. san a oat at 2.30 . For the Kooring cemetery. Taylor pc Forgie undertaken. Phone 27. ? Gavaler friends of the late mrs Mary Ann French late of Kalakura. Arc respectfully informed that her remains tvs i be removed from the residence of or. C. Budgman. Howe Street. Balaklava monday to 2 . For the Balaclava cemetery. F. T. Elmott & sons. Undertakers. Phone l 4970. Port Road. Hindmarsh. Akuinue8 exclusive wreaths 115 Gawler i. C 8968 after hours v s9s shop open sundays 10 to i 11 am late advertisements stallion for Sale. Roadster. 1 jrf., ?.lira Good Type to Rich Iii application. Harm talk St off Waymouth w. R store labels hide origin australian canned grouped with rest one of the greatest difficulty facing australian canned fruits Britain a the tendency of Large store to Mother their country of origin by i acing their own labels than said or. E. Alec Cato. Director of the Kokus. Presetting co. Who let med from Britain by the Comoro which reused outer Harbor this afternoon. Big Chain stores and cooperative societies do Tow he said. They prefer to Bay their canned goods the Moat favourable Market whether Australia Canada or the United states and when the fruit bean the store Label the con sinners have no idea of pc origin. I sew very few goods front the Commonwealth bearing australian labels Al though the Kangaroo Brand butter is Fea tured Many places. The chief Market Apsan to be for australian peaches. A Aeota and pears but our Jam cannot compete with that made Britain. The people Are so wedded to Jam m Glass containers that t hey will not buy the tinned product from Australia. Manufacturers Here could not pick their Jam Glass and compete with that made England. The Cost would be too or. Cato was Germany when people were forcibly restrained from entering jewish shops but he said that he saw no rioting. A huge percentage of the Ger mans were to be seen uniform the streets. Man injured when truck capsizes mount Gambler. Saturday. Or. C. W. Berkefeld. Of Glencoe was admitted to the mount Gambier Hospital a serious condition after a motor Accident the Glencoe main Road. The motor truck he was driving capsized when turn ing a Corner about three Miles out of the town. He was thrown against the wind screen and sustained serious internal injuries. Miss Margaret Jones a Passen Ger the truck escaped injury. Cars crash at intersection much Glass was broken when two motor cars collided at the intersection of Irish Harp Road and the lower North Road near Islington today but nobody was Iid. One car was driven by the chief mechanical Engineer of the South austra Lian railways or. F. Shea and the other by a Young Man. Who gave him name Verioti Ernest Acott. Three accidents at it. Gambier mount Gambier. Saturday. Three accidents with machinery occurred at the South australian wonted Mills today. William Mcdonald of commercial Street East had a hand caught the Box of a machine he was working. The thumb was badly crushed and the Finger lace fatal. J. Cusack had a hand draws into spindle Gill the drawing department but switched off the machine time to prevent serious injury to the Back of the hand which was severely Cut. He will be unable to continue work for some Days. M. Bucknall was knocked Down and sustained a leg injury another Accident i with machinery. Ash. A t. Kir ton. M.p., of Victoria we rna of q Era Iii trip to Oil re t Lynh by Tow co Morin. Which reached outer Harbor thie afternoon. Whisky maybe cheaper excise Cut to be passed licensed Victualler South Australia Welcome the announcement that the excise duties whisky Are Likely to be reduced we Hope that they will be sufficient to enable botel keepers to give the Public the Benefit said the president of the licensed Victualler association or. M. J. Noonan today both the wholesale and retail sections of the liquor Trade were anxious to sell spirits cheaper and no doubt would find some Way to make a reduction to the Public. It was impossible yet to say How much reduction could be made As it depended several considerations. There will not be any attempt by hotel keepers to make any profit out of excise reduction he said. If we can guard ourselves against loss we will be satisfied. We think there should be a reduction the duty australian whisky and Beer too. Beer has suffered proportion much More than anything else. Excise duties Beer have been increase by 700 per cent since 1914 then it was 3d. A gallon today it k 2/. Brewers Jive been most reasonable Aasu or. Noonan. None of the increases the Price of Beer has been due to them. Position realised 1914 the customs duty spirits was 14/ a gallon and excise 10/. Today with 43 per cent More population tiie duties Are 45/ Aud 28/ respectively but tie Revenue received is considerably less. Apparently the government is begin Ning to Realise the position. The British government has already realised it and its action reducing the excise duty has been justified or. Noonan said that ruling prices South Australia today were imported proprietary bottled whisky Lod. A Robbier imported bulk 9d. Australian proprietary bottled 7d. Australian bulk 6d. The announcement that there would be a reduction imported whisky for blending purposes would greatly help the Sale of australian whisky. Whisky drinkers had become so accustomed to the scotch whisky flavor that they did not readily take to australian but wih a mixture of scotch he Felt that australian blended whisky would be sold at a Price that would satisfy the consumer and at the same time give satisfaction. 8outh Australia the Quantity of whisky consumed for the year 1931-2 was 20.181 proof Gallons the excise duty which was �28,259. For Australia the consumption War 150.107 Gallons proof and excise ,�199.288. Smaller consumption the Commonwealth the Quantity of proof Gallons of australian whisky which duty was paid during the past 10 years As follows 1922-3, 143.190 Gallons 1923-4. 148,088 1924-5, 127.251 1925-6. 183.622 1926-7. 204,060 1927-8, 206,922 1928. 217.372 1929-30. 265.905 1930-1, 150,225 1931-2, 142,107. This statement show that from the Peak period 1929-30 of 265,905 proof i Gallons the figure has fallen to 142.107 Gallons a reduction of 123,798 gallops. The consumption of spirit which includes whisky Brandy Gin a head of the population of the Commonwealth for the past nine year is As follows 1922-3, 0.39 Imp. Gals. 1923-4. 0.42 1924-5, 0.43 1925-6, 0.44 1928-7. 0.41 1927-8, 0.40 1w8-9. 058 1929-30. 0.36 1930-1. 0.18. This Howe that the High Cost of whisky through excise and other duties has been a great Factor the reduction of con sumption Australia. ? spectacular leap today s football c. Whitehead Start sprang lieu off the ground opposition to a Torrens Man at Ulcy Oval today there Torrens and stun met. But other Torrens Man displayed better judgment and took the Ball. White head Usu playing hit first game for the season and his first South Australia Tince 1931. Sinking of Lusitania warning Story recalled Captain Dies London june 23. The announcement of the death of capt. William Turner commander of the Cunard liner Lusitania which was torpedoed by the German submarine u20 off the head of Kinsale South Ireland 1915, recalls one of the worst Mercan tile tragedies of the great War. ? the Lusitania was one of the most up to Date and palatial vessels the Cunard line. Some weeks before her actual sail Ling from new York May 1. 1915, stories of the intended sinking were Rife London and new York. These rumours came to a head april 22. When the following notice appeared several american newspapers travellers intending to embark Atlantic voyages Are reminded that a state of War exists Between Germany and her allies and great Britain and her allies that the zone of War includes the Waters adjacent to the Bri Tish ides that accordance with a formal notice driven by the Imperia German government vessels flying the Flag of great Britain or any of he allies Are liable to destruction these Waters and that travellers sailing the War zone ships of great Bri Tain or her allies do so at their own risk. Imperial German embassy. Washington do. April 22. 1915. Not taken seriously few of the travellers took this warning seriously. The vessel with Captain Turner command set out from new York with 1,959 passengers 440 of whom were women and children. my 7, the vessel was eight of the head of Kinsale it was Here that the German submarine commanded by capt. Schwieger. Made the attack firing two torpedoes. The great vessel Bank rapidly and of the 1,959 passengers 1,198 lost their lives. Capt. Turner although the last to Lea a the ship managed to struggle ashore. This Man was old and trusted servant or the lunar Al line and the lose of his ship left him a broken Man. Col. House confidential Friend of presi Dent Wilson was visiting London a peace errand when the news of the sink ing of the vessel came through. At Ai dinner that evening col. House announced. a month we America will be at War with Germany Campaign went it was expected that president Wilson would hold Germany to that strict accountability which he had previously warned adj nations he would exact fori american lives lost by illegal submarine warfare. Germany however Wafi Able to hold this off for the time and pursued her sub Marine Campaign unaffected Fly the presi Dent s notes. The Exchange of these seemed indeed to turn the president s die pleasure upon the British blockade of Ger Many which was being pressed the More reprisal for submarine outrages. Ame Rica did not enter the War until Early 1917. Drowning theory disbelieved Melbourne saturday police have ceased dra Zinz the Mitchell River the Bairnsdale District for the body of Laura Clarke a schoolgirl who has been missing for nine Days. Mrs. Clarke disbelieves the drowning theory because no splash or cries for help were heard. She believes that Laura strayed Bome where the District. She pent the morning with her Mother and sister the River but was missed soon after noon she had been seen shortly before e motor launch moored to a tree. Melbourne girl takes part big Tiger Hunt India a Tiger Hunt through the Jungle near Jhelum gave a Melbourne girl. Miss mar a Garet Macleod her greatest thrill during a three months Holiday India. She is returning the co Morin. Which berthed at outer Harbor this Macleod who is a sister of miss Mona Macleod the leading australian Golf player followed the Hunt horse Back. We left at Dawn she said. A crowd of native beaters ame with us and rounded up the Tiger. Shrubs and Low undergrowth made this part of the Jungle fairly difficult to ride through but after a few hours travelling the guns ahead Ca tight up with the Tiger. I did not see the actual kill but 1 saw the bag Oon after. It was a fail specimen miss Macleod also went out with seve ral game shooting parties. Every party had to Start at Dawn for soon after 9 . The heat became i Toler j Able to europeans. Fishing was another diversion of the regiments stationed at Jhelum. Which is a purely military station. Swimming pools built of Concrete were popular hot Days. Europeans Cou a not swim the nearby Rivers a the natives used them As burial places for their dead. Miss Macleod will continue with Volun tary work for kindergartens and the country women s association when Ehe returns to Melbourne. Like her sister. Ehe is a member of Royal Melbourne Golf club but does not claim to be a golfer. Agreement wheat reported immediate 20 saving Cut 10 pm. Next year nations awaiting despatch from Canberra London. Saturday. It is expected that the big wheat four Australia Canada the United states and the Argentine will monday present the economic subcommittee of the world conference with a basis of agreement to restrict the wheat production of the four countries. This is said to involve a 20 per cent immediate reduction of sowing and a 10 per cent reduction for 1934. Canada America and the Argentine Are waiting to hear the tails of a Long despatch from Canberra which reached the australian minister or. Bruce yesterday. It is feared that Germany is against wheat reduction and prohibitive import quotas. Or. Bruce has four rat hard for a scheme that will be fair to Australia. A Washington Cable says that America could sell her -550 million bushels of surplus wheat the East ? if bargain priced were quoted j dumping threat feared ? towns Ville Queensland. Saxour Day. The prime minister or. Lyons suggests that it is certain that Australia May have to accept Leopie form of restriction of wheat production. Or. Lyons its keeping close touch with i. Nice London and or. Latham Mel Lurne Case Early action becomes necessary. Tho american dumping threat a. Caused the Commonwealth government creat concern lick Asp of tiie implied men Ace to Australia s wheat Trade with the eau. Australia has been Peiling More wheat to the East than to Britain during the depression years and if she loses Thi Trade to Ai Jerica the Outlook for the a. Posa of her wheat crop will be very serious. I America having a Hupe wheat surplus could easily fulfil her dumping threat. The Fame applies to Canada which apparently is associating herself with the american policy wheat. Acute stage Canada s attitude is making the position More difficult for Australia. The wheat question is reaching acute stage. Complications Are the failure of the wheat Industry to give the government a Lead. I ack of constitutional Power to enable the government to Deal effectively with the situation if restriction is decided . Complete constitutional Powers Are possessed by the wheat producing states but the fact that concerned and almost imme Diate action May be needed makes the Posi Tion difficult. Definite plan awaited Melbourne. Saturday. The Deputy prime minister or. Latham 6aid today that he had received no information that agreement London for the limitation of the production of wheat and for Export control was imminent. The Nosi Tina of the Commonwealth government was the same As it had Kwa is been it was waiting for a Deh Niter practicable Dlan which it could Dut before the governments of the wheat Rowine states. Sydney. Saturday. I find it difficult to take it seriously said or. T. Pater son the acting Federal Leader of the United country party commenting today the reported threat of the United states to dump its surplus wheat the world Market at 20 cents god a Bushel. Storms and rain plate havoc blizzards rage Victoria sheep dying Melbourne saturday. Stain followed by a Gale caused extensive damage Gipp land today. Blizzards Are raging the austra Lian Alps. At Maffra. Gipp land. Heavy rain and extreme cold Are causing Many deaths among sheep which have been weakened by the continued Snell of dry weather. At Woodend rain was followed by Strong southerly winds which caused extensive Damace throughout the District. Roofs were blown off Sheds and out buildings at Manv Points. the North East Strone winds Many districts caused Damace to Telephone lines. Roads How Ever were practically unaffected. At St. Bernard s hospice. the australian Alps blizzards Are racing. But the Road from Harrie Tville is free from Snow. So far there has been no interruption the delivery of mails East Gipti land although carriers have had to make Many deviations. At or Host the rainfall up to noon was 487 Points. The Low level Bridge Over the Bro driers Rixer is covered consequently Prince Highway will be blocked. Floodwaters Ai Buchan Are already coming Down thei Bow of River which is rising rapidly. There has been no Eijin of any cessation of rain and a flood appears inevitable. Farmers and graziers Are afraid that the floodwaters will ruin the Maize crops. More than six inches o rain a. Fal Len at Bruthen since yesterday morning. \ the Tamba River is overflowing its Banks for the first time this year. Low i lying passes Are under water and All vehicular traffic from Bairnsdale is blocked j a mail and service car had to Transfer j to the train. The main Road at Moss face is flooded. And add Stock has been removed to higher j ground. Fortunately All Maize crops have been harvested. So far Little damage has been done but the River is still rising fast. Boxing Greig defeats Schumack at City Baths the state Rea Berwel it Cuba Melon. Johnny Greg 9 6 Defeated Buly Shumick 9 7 a technical knockout at the City Baths tonight. I a heavy right split Schumack s left ear. And he could not continue. Greg was ahead Points at the time. Greg scored a Mph rights to the head the opening rounds and kept up a Batter of blows to the body. Schumack connected with Greg a head at the beginning of the sixth Mund. But took a heavy right the ear. Orel landed a Strong left Book missed with a swing and fell to the floor for a count of one. the eighth Greg. Who had a Handy Lead Points took a series of punches to the face but again landed with a right swing to Schumack s ear. And the bout ended. Bob Carnett 9 0 and Jim dlr sets 9 1 i missed tiddly throughout their bout. Both lacked direction and timing their gluing but garnets second round burst won the decision for him. Despite a Dos advantage weight height and reach Stan Johnson 9 13 fought a draw who Ted emms 11 0. Cyclist collides with Hay Wagon failing to eee a Waggon Load of Hay drawn by eight horses. Louis Westbury aged 20. A paper seller of Westbury Street. Hackney crashed into the Back of the Watson with his motor Cycle and Sidecar Early this morning. Westbury was Riding his Cycle along Stephen Ter race. Walkerville. his Way to pick up papers for delivery. He was taken to the Adelaide Hospital by the civil ambulance and admitted suffering from Lead injuries. Australia last 8 1934 Davis cup Paris. June 23. The draw for the european zone of the Davis cup Lor 1934, made yesterday includes Only countries a Iii a failed to reach the 1033 Semi finals. Australia Japon Britain and Csc Echo Slovakia finalists 1033. Arc do ire among the last eight the 1934 con Este. Watching the Rugby game two girl spectators at the Rugby match Between Navy and Var. ? sity played at Fitzroy Terrace today. At ? sity Terrace today. Trotsky talks of new War but Hitler not hurry i mail special representative London Saru Rdv. That another Franco German conflict is inevitable and that Hitler is prepared to wait for 10 years before he roes to War Are statements made article the Manchester guardian by Len Trotsky one of the leaders of the bolshevik Resolution Russia and now exile. Trotsky scouts the idea that Hitler s a Mere hysterical demagogue and condemns the Blunder of British politicians deducing that his speech May 17 improved the chances of Germany Dis armament. Anyone expecting to encounter a mad Man with axe would be relieved to meet a Man with a revolver his poc Ket. Nevertheless the revolver is More Ilu Nerous. The nazis persistently maintain that they intend to occupy vat territories Russia. Where they plan to establish German peasantry. Hitler s Piv ram ii of a scan to traction Europe u a Medley of Racia mysticism and National . Its immediate no Jet Bein the reestablish Niento of Germany 6 military Power. The revision of treaties would be mean less unless it increased Germany s strength and weakened France hence the of a Franco German conflict what Hitler hoped Hitler hoped to obtain permission to re Germany return for protecting civilisation and christianity against Bol Oherien. And depended Anglo italian support for Germany s a Erht to strengthen her defences against the East Trotsky quotes open letter written by Hitler before he became Chancellor to col. Von 1 Apen which Hitler said that attempt to propose a military agreement with France return for armaments would result France s refusal. Hitler s threat that refusal to disarm would be interpreted As a desire to remove Germany from the disarmament Confer ence rendering her membership of the league of nations difficult envisages be Many s departure from the conference. Accompanied by coolness Between Germany and France and also Between England and America thus creating the first condition for the re establishment of euro Pean equilibrium which a essential to Germany s plans. Plans for revenge Trotsky adds that if Germany defence programme against Ryuaei does not prov the line of least resistance explosion can occur a different direction. Hitler k prepared to wait for 10 year before he goes to or Irith France or Poland while within five years Equality rights must be accomplished. Neither period invested with a crop significance. Indirectly they define a time limit for his plans for revenge m. Trotsky Rotsky Fate of gabled britons to be discussed Britain s invitation to soviet Leader mail special representative London. Saturday. The Fate of the British Engineer. L. C. Thornton and w. H. Macdonald. Who Are Seiring Termi of imprisonment rus Sia for alleged sabotage and paying. Mar be decided As of the world conference. I the political correspondent of the daily mail says that m. Litvinoff. The chief soviet Delegate to the world con Ference will meet the foreign Secretary sir John Simon at the British govern ment s invitation to. Discuss Anglo soviet difficulties arising from the sentences of Macdonald and Thornto and the Resul Tant Trade embargo. Both governments it is said want amicable settlement of the Dis Pute but sir John will insist that the two britons must be freed before the embargo is lifted. The invitation to m. Litvinoff followed the prime minister s luncheon party to conference delegates yesterday. Except for reports from the British embassy m Moscow saying that the prisoners were not being ill treated Little has been heard of the two English Engi neers since they were sentenced at the conclusion of the sensational Moscow trial april 18. Thornton was ordered the Refl years gaol and Macdonald two years. The four other British engineers who were tried had to leave Russia not know ing what was store for their col a leagues. But it As us Jar a Tod at the Tinie j that they would to put to work to which they u Ore suited Stuj would be closely i confined. ? Man 64, Hurt by thieves Sydney. Saturday. Two brutal As saults which a Black pack a Roe loaded with Lead and a Baton were used occurred last night 6uburbs of sad Kiev at Eastwood. Robert Keeler. Aged 65. I invalid was attacked Asid at Rock dlr Henry Sinclair was struck Down with a Vearon by one of two men. While he Lav senseless the Roadway Thev robbed him of 4/. Keeler was returning to his Home when he Wols h to with a Black pack when he regained his senses he was lying a vacant allotment bleeding from a wound Over his left eve. Five stitches were inserted it. And today his condition was much improved. Learn from the shadows Rockdale. Two thieves one of whom swung a loaded Baton attacked Henry Sinclair of Bex a lev. Sinclair was rendered unconscious by a blow at the base of the Skull. . Ball at palais More than 700 people attended the commercial travellers association annual Ball at the palais Royal tonight. The travellers held a Happy reunion and for Jet Tang for a while the Cut a of it Iegnac. Conned paper Cap and blew foghorn. .n?lei., we occupied by the sew committee mess a. A. Berry Cune Prest Bloom. J. A. Lyon. A. E. Watson. C. J Wal the. And a. S. Miller. They welcomed use Prinell i gems the Premier or. Butler Cal and mra. Can the commissioner or hallways or. Ai.der. and to. I no Ollyn or. A. E. Peters. Balloon dances Lucky spot Waltzes and a he i d 0c Mone Tho titles of of the Pauli the Froe Konx stood out to Adran Amons those teen the floor Wera if Muse. Merle Blackwell. Put Lute ? i i a i if Mph i ? Jean h Smith Oraen Mcleod. 8. My. And t. A boy lights fire at reformatory Tot to item at the my Refon Atory late Thia afternoon. It a allege that one of the boy. Obtained Matuls whether he hoped to Bun a Way out � no known. But apparently the , became too warm for him for it i Sadat f i Fil be the author is ? � tub rack hum us a Norwood fire brigade waa called and Tigu hed the outbreak Tho a great damage being done. Wedding cancelled when husband to be arrested As she was about to step into her wed am sown this Moraine preparatory to her marriage. Claire harrier s Happy dreams were suddenly shattered by the arrival of the police at her Home at Eden Street. City. The arrest of her Fiance. Eric William Armour followed. Armour who was later charged at the City watch House with false pretences was 6havina another room when the Knock of the police was heard the door. The Haode smile that had lighted up miss Harner s face a few moments before was replaced by tears of tragic despair broken Hearte div she nut aside her wed Ding dress and after the police had Lefi with the Man who was to have been her husband she remained her room Job birr bitterly. Early the week the police received information that valueless cheques were being circulated the cite. Detectives Correl and Strangway with plainclothes constables Packman and Mcdonnell were detailed to make ennui Ries. Their investigations led them to the House Eden Street and it was shortly before 9 . Today that they shocked the door and arrested Armour. The of Ollie Learned that All Arrance ments had been made for a Watt Dana ceremony to take place at a Church Wakefield Street at ii . The detectives then had a Busy time cancelling the arrangements. Taking Armour with them a police car. Thev first visited the Clergyman who was to have performed the wedding Cere Mony and informed him that there would not be and marriage. A visit was then paid to a City Florist shop and orders for costly posies that were intended to Grace the Bride and Lead fragrance to the wedding breakfast table were cancelled. A wedding ring was also returned to a cite Weller. Armour told the police that he had intended to leave the min Nipa . Monday for his farm at Kimba. the West coast. I knew nothing whatever. I Wae absolutely amazed when the police took Eric away said Mike Harner inter View. Armour will appear at the Adelaide police court monday. A number of other charges it is believed will be Noa erred against him at later Date was Haj Dyman to fierce Benussi chief ship s officer held prisoner to have been second officer of a British Steamer and then to become hand Manin chief to said Idris. Emir of the Sennan one of the most powerful tribes of North Ern Al Ica wac to if Tmima amorian a for. William f. Saver chief officer of the Dunrobin. Which is Diec Marcink phosphate Rock at port Adelaide. For eight months he lived wifi the Emir at his military Headquarters at Dja Bia. Filling a such roles a tailor Saddler and Carrier. His experience was the result of the sinking of the Steamer coquette the Mediterranean sea 1916. After it had been captured and bombed by enemy submarine. All Board escaped two lifeboats but one of the Boate never reached land. The Captain. Or. Saver and 13 others were driven before a storm for three Days. the Xith Day after having survived biscuits and water they landed the wild Northern coast of Africa. A tribe of bedouins swooped Down the party killed three seriously wounded two and injured the remainder whom they captured. After unsuccessfully negotiating for a Ransom of 15,000 francs ? head they marched the survivors Over 20 Miles of desert to Djabian and handed them to the Pennesi. Who were at of with the italians. Escape impossible Hie survivor a were held Captivity and although they were treated Well a Cape was impossible. Two of a party of 23 italians who later escaped from Che Village were recaptured and shot. Three arabs who stole one of the Emir s camels met a similar Fate. Croat flesh Rice Olive of. And Date were the principal food supplied to the Annie been. Who were Given various tasks to perform. Or. Saver had to make the military clothes of the Emir and his Gene ral although he had no previous experience at tailoring. Mending Belte and harness also were part of his duties. All had to live the life of the tribe and dress Arab clothing. Eastern fashion the Emil lived luxury. He had Possession of a Large Stone building and was attended by nume Rous servants and a Laree military staff. After eight months he released the t5ng ish survivors of the coquette and enabled them to reach civilisation. Cold brings Snow near Sydney Sydney. int re now fell at Ryde. A Sydney suburb this morning and the mountains and ? near Oberon last night. Heavy Falls Over most of the new South was mountains Are expected tonight or tomorrow. There May be a record cold spell but today wat not the coldest of the Vear

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