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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - November 21, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia f ? hag s ? ? Scotland s i oldest i whisky 1 4 ? ?. I Clipper tobacco Large pings for pipe smoker. Light and dark Price my Quality salts everybody sole agents Cornell limited Adelaide. Ward not going abroad Star Bowler free for test matches proposed visit to England cancelled ? now seeking Good Job Here by the mail Cricket writer Frank Ward s services will not be lost to australian Cricket for he will not go to England to join sir Julian Cahn s team As announced earlier in the season. Ward told me today that he would not be be avg Australia but he declined to give any reasons for the j change in his plans. I am look ing Jor a Good Job in Australia he said. The announcement that the South australian slow Bowler will not go to England will be welcomed by thousands of Cricket followers through out the Commonwealth. He is the out standing Bowler of his Type in Australia at present and that makes him one of the Best bowlers in the world. Now that it is known that he will be available for the whole of the test series against England Ward should have a second to none Chance of inclusion in the team for the first test to Start in Brisbane on december 4. Outstanding Bowler no Man could do More than Ward has done to justify the selectors Choos ing him for the first of the big games against the englishmen. He was the most successful Bowler in Sheffield shield Cricket last season and opened the present series of big Cricket matches with Fine the rest against Australia in the Bardsley Geffory testimonial game the slow Bowler took 12 wickets at a Cost of 227 runs and then for South Australia against eng land he took 10 for 177. He did not secure a wicket against Victoria in the second innings but was the Star Bowler for the Adelaide men in the first innings taking six for 107. Early in the season Ward announced that he had accepted an offer from sir Julian Cahn and would play for the team led by that sportsman on a tour i of the East it. Was his intention to j leave Adelaide in february and to join the team at Colombo. Later he in tended to go to England to take up a business appointment regret was expressed throughout Australia that Ward had decided to leave but now he should be a Strong tip for the australian eleven. The Rise of the slow Bowler Speaks volumes for his patience and Confidence in his ability. He played in Syd Ney Brisbane and Melbourne before coming to Adelaide. He played Here at the end of the 1934-5 season and stepped into the state Side at the be ginning of last season. Now it seems certain that he will Wear the Green Cap of Australia in his second season in first class Cricket f. Ward. Re 2 Young girls arrested r payroll Case sequel Melbourne saturday. Police investigating the theft of a �40 payroll from the workroom of w. H. Andrews & co. Mantle manufacturers of Prahran yesterday arrested two Young girls at an hotel at Romsey today and took Possession of �10. The girls who were wearing new j Riding habits said to have been bought at a City store yesterday were taken to the Prahran watch House in a police car. I later Sylvia May Andrews 18, dress maker of St. Kilda. And Muriel Han j nah 17, waitress of St. Kilda were charged with the larceny of �40. Yesterday s hold up was one of the most daring of its kind. Two Young girls Cut the Telephone wires of a work i room menaced 25 girls working in it i and stole the payroll. I As the girl bandits made for a desk j where the Money bad been deposited j the factory girls locked the door through which they had entered. The bandits then pulled open another door against the weight of a pile of debris and raced Down a Back stairway of the premises. The intruders were seen to enter a Blue Sedan car which had been apparently waiting for them in a Lane at the Back of the building. It is believed that the car was driven off by a Man. The girls judged the hold up Well. Both the manager of the factory or. W. H. Andrews and his brother were absent at lunch when it took place. 1 one of the bandits was known to the workroom employees and no com ment was made on their appearance until one of them picked up a pair of tailor s shears and walking to the phone Cut the wires. Small gain for efforts City robbery obviously the work of amateurs a robbery at the office of platters Ltd., Boot and shoe manufacturers Halifax Street. City last night yielded Only a few Pence for the intruders who did extensive damage to the office equip ment and scattered office Oao ers and records Over the floor. Instead of pressing a Button and turning the handle to open the Cash Register the intruders used Force on the till and. Did about �5 Worth of damage to gain the few Pence the re Gister contained. They attacked the strongroom door with a screwdriver which broke and then made a futile attempt to scrape through the plaster Wall of the strongroom. Thefts reported in two suburbs detectives Are inquiring into reports that thieves last night entered the shop of or. W. H. Bradbury Fullar ton Road Fullarton. Stealing �8 Worth of tobacco and sweets and the House of William Godfrey Parade. Cheltenham taking a camera and a Quantity of Cut Lery. Man missing again i Aring for his safety relatives of Henry Elbourn 50, retired Farmer of f Sher Street Fullarton who. Has been mis no from his Home since november 7, Are making renewed efforts to locate him anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to communicate with the detective office. is the fourth time that or. has disappeared within three j months. It is thought that he is suffering from a lapse of memory Simi Lar to that which led him unaccountably to stand like a statue on a deserted Road at Spring Bank some months ago. Age does t count says Marlene Dietrich London. Saturday. If the rest of your australian girls Are anything like Merle Oberon a Australia must be a wonderful coun try said Mariene Dietrich Between sets at the British films studios at Denham. Where she is completing Knight without Armor with Rob Ert Donat. The film was interrupted last week when a Side lorry collapsed. Mariene saving an extra s life Mariene said that she loved travel and lamented that her Hollywood con tracts involved constant work for the next three years. It would by impossible for her to contemplate a visit to Australia. Dietrich has amazed Denham with her imperturbable patience and Sphinx like Calm in All circumstances she admits living in a world of her own and seems completely oblivious of her surroundings. She is the same Mariene on and off the screen. She concentrates on seeking Perfec Tion in every scene. One Short shot yesterday afternoon was repeated seven times taking two hours although it will occupy Only one minute in the completed film. Dietrich is sure that Mary Pickford and buddy Rogers will be Happy when they Are married. Age does t count she said. Common interests and understanding Are everything she was shocked when she was asked whether much married Holly Wood stars were really Happy. Of course they re Lappy she re plied. There Are no More divorces in Hollywood than elsewhere but world limelight is concentrated on full Dom whose matrimonial affairs Are thus sran from a distorted Angle. There Are As Many divorces among British society Folk for instance but you just Don t hear about them Dietrich said that marriage was not a career it was a Way of life. Both could be reconciled As her own Happy mar showed but she was Satis fied that the vast majority of women could achieve Complete happiness in undiluted Matrimony if they really wanted to and if they were prepared to take a sincere and intelligent in Terest in their family. Marlene Pietri Charlene Diamond rings in roof spouting Melbourne saturday. Diamond rings valued at � 1 50, were found in a roof spouting at a House in Prahran following the arrest of a Young Man late yesterday. From a tin in a shed police recovered foreign and antique coins and they also took pos session of a pair of rubber Sand shoes. The police expect to Clear up More than 20 robberies committed in recent months in the Brighton Elwood and South Yarra districts As a result of the arrest. Fruit grower found dead Murray tragedy after a two by search by police and residents the dead body of Charles Jacobson 53, fruit grower of Glossop was found in the main irrigation Chan Nel near Winkie last night by the master or. J. Symens. Jacobson bad been missing from his Home since wednesday. His Digap Peara was reported to or. Symens by a casual worker named Oaty who had been living with Jacobson for some time and was the last person to see him alive. The body was discovered near a syphon in the Channel where it goes under the main Road at Winkie about a mile and a half from Jacobson s Orchard. It is thought that Jacobson fell from a narrow Plank which crosses the irrigation Channel fron. His Home to the Roadway. Marks on the Concrete lining of the Channel Are thought to have been made by his boots As he slipped in. Jacobson was a norwegian and had been living in the District for 30 years. He had no relatives in Australia. A report of his death was prepared for the Coroner or. H. M. Dalziell by sgt. Merrett of Berri. It has been decided that an inquest in unnecessary. Racketeers in Sydney markets Sydney saturday. The forestalled a Speculator who buys up goods at the Market with the intention of re Selling at a higher Price is a menace at the cite markets. The manner in which some of the men operate is nothing Short of racketeering. As unnecessary Middle men they take their toll increasing the Price to the consumer and helping the growers negligibly. Figures prepared by the state marketing Bureau of the department of agriculture show that in March the producer out of an average retail Price of 9/3 for a half Case of tomatoes got 2/l of the remainder 5/4 went to the retailer 9d. For agent s commis Sion and freight and 1/1 for the grower s marketing costs. In january when the Price was exactly the same retail the grower s average return was Only 1/3%. Forest Allers operations were so pre Valent in the fish markets that a Spe Cial clause was inserted in the act which became Law last Wek to Check their operations. Afternoon Tea for spectators at College rowing the social Side of the St. Peter s College inter House rowing regatta this afternoon on the Torrens after noon Tea being served to the guests seated on the Bank. E Cial i e f the St. This afternoon served the allegation j of cruelty ships Steward i Sydney. Saturday. Albert Allen 24, a Steward in the Orient liner orontes pleaded guilty at the Central police court today to a charge of Wil Ful disobedience to a lawful command. Allen said that his particular Iob was so bad that his predecessor had tried to commit suicide. I was half mad when i refused to obey the command Allen said. I have received such treat ment on the voyage out that my nerves have gone to pieces. I Nave led a terrible life. The officer whose Steward i am has treated me cruelly. My nerves Are going and i am half mad. I am willing to do any work. I offered to work for 12 hours a Day but i am not going to work for that Man Richard Galpin second officer of the orontes said that the liner would sail a i Heron today. I a uld rather not take him Back to the ship he said. This is the the Only method of discipline we have and we have to consider the 400 men under our command Galpin said that if Allen expressed regret and obeyed All commands with out reservation he would withdraw the charge. I think this is the Best solution to the difficulty said the magistrate or. Reed who added that he Felt sure Allen would get a fair hearing from the Cap Tain. Is old enough now for party for the first time in his 104 years. 80 of which have been spent in South Australia. Or. George Brown of East Wood will attend the pioneers re Union at Glenelg on december 28. J or. Brown has not attended the proclamation Day function previously because he told relatives he was not old enough but he decided that As this is the state s Centenary year he would like to go so a letter was written to the Glenelg town clerk or. F. A. Lewis inquiring whether or. Brown could attend. Or. Lewis replied that he would see that invitations were forwarded to or. Brown and also to his eldest daughter who is 79, and eldest son who is 77. Or. Brown Royal rest wins at Cheltenham Royal rest Winner leading the municipal Handicap Field half a Furlong from Home at Cheltenham this afternoon. On the outside is Belinda secondhand in the Centre is Yarro who finished third. Super valve is on the rails and Hussein is behind Belinda. Fine pleasant Day tomorrow a Fine sunday was forecast to night by the government meteorologist or. Bromley. He said that the weather in South Australia was still under the control of a High pressure system now centred South of Adelaide. Under its influence the weather should be pleasant and Sonny. The tempera Ture tomorrow would be somewhat Milder than today. Two planes crash three Hurt Sydney saturday. The 0o� and two passengers were injured when an Avro 1 0 Airliner carry ing four Joy riders crashed in Landing in a High wind at the Kingsford Smith aerodrome late this afternoon. Two Brisbane pilots messes. Stevens and Coster amazingly escaped with out a scratch when their Gipsy Moth plane crashed near Hula at the Clarence Heads Early today. Warren Penny Pilot of the Avro 10, who is also Well known As a radio announcer suffered injuries to the head and mrs. M. Kelly of Cro Nulla sustained severe lacerations to the right Arm and internal injuries. Richard Hayden 14, of Malabar was treated for Shock. The other passengers were unhurt the big three engine plane owned by Eastern air transport Ltd., was Landing after a Joy flight at the conclusion of an Aerial pageant a High wind caught the machine swung it round and tilted it on its nose. The High winged monoplane was badly damaged. The Centre engine ploughed into the ground and the propellers were broken. Ambulance officers at the aerodrome heard the crash of the Wing hitting the ground and rushed to the assistance of the Pilot and passengers. Connecting Rod Breaks in the other crash messes Stevens and Coster were flying at a fair Alti tude from Brisbane to Sydney when the connecting Rod broke and although the Pilot attempted to take the machine on to he Beach at Dickenson s Bay it lost height and crashed into the Timber. The wings were smashed the under wrenched out of position and the ? engine wrecked. Messes. Stevens and Coster dismantled the machine which Wil. Be punted Down the Bay to qua and there loaded on to a Steamer for Sydney for repairs. Huge loss in big rum distillery fire building struck by lightning Bolt terrific explosions Brisbane saturday. Struck by lightning Early tonight the Bunda Berg rum distillery owned by Mil Laquin sugar co., caught alight and was destroyed. The damage is estimated at hundreds of thousands of pounds. There were scores of explosions As huge vats of rum caught alight. Five Hundred thousand Gallons of rum were burned and Between 30,000 and 40,000 Gallons of methylated spirits were destroyed in addition to the Plant and building. The whole of East Bundaberg was lit up by the Blaze which extended from the distillery to the River As streams of burning rum and methylated spirits poured into the water and continued to Blaze on the surface. A violent thunderstorm occurred at Bundaberg just before dark but the rain had practically ceased when there was a terrific explosion at the distil Lery about 6.30 pin. The general manager of the distil Lery or. G. S. Moor who lives about 75 Yards from the building rushed out Side and saw the Eastern Corner of the distillery struck by a Bolt of lightning. The Woodwork of the building was alight or. Moore rushed into the building with the night watchman and to Gether they vainly tried to quell the outbreak in the Early stages. They were joined by others but the task was hopeless and the fire spread quickly to the vats of rum. In a few minutes the whole of the distillery was an inferno. Two engines of the Bundaberg fire brigade raced to the distillery when the alarm was Given but by the time they arrived the bonded stores were burning fiercely. The general manager s residence and the House of employees near the Dis Tillery were in danger but the firemen were Able to save the houses. Thousands of people were attracted by the fire for the explosions could be Beard throughout the District. The heat was so great that people were unable to approach within 200 Yards of the Blaze. There was also a danger i in ii from the explosions. The terrific Roar of the explosions which occurred at regular intervals were followed by an increase in the flames from the burning rum and methylated spirits. Drums of methylated spirits were thrown High into the air. In the Bond there were 50 huge vats each of which with its contents was valued at �25,000. In addition there were smaller vats of rum and Drums of spirits. Does radio affect homing pigeons Sydney saturday. Since the Advent of wireless three times As Many homing pigeons Are being lost sair1 or. E. F. Hiddlestone a noted Sydney fancier today. Wireless is blamed for it homing pigeons he said were guided by receptiveness to some kind of vibrations through the cars. He thought that the oscillation caused by wireless Waves interfered with the Birds sense of direction experiments in Paris and new York had tended to con firm the theory that the Birds were guided by receptiveness to vibrations. On the other hand. Or. J. A. Parkes said that in his experience fanciers were getting Birds Home just As Well As before wireless Ond that the Birds were flying better in the longer races. Large police squads search Grenfell Case Sydney saturday. Large squads of police under inspector Wenham Are again searching the Bush in the Vicinity of Terrey Hills for the mysterious Man who is reported to have said on thurs aay night that he was Henry Lavers the missing Grenfell Man. Alfred Walti Buhl who reported that he found the injured Man is positive that he was not mistaken about the name Given. The injured Man told him that he had been tortured and thrown out of a car. The police have traced Walti Buhl s movements which fully coincide with the details Given by him in his state ment. Walti Buhl was shown a photo graph of Lavers but he would not say definitely that it was the same Man. Be cause the Man he saw was very thin obviously starved and had grown a Beard. Brilliant All Rounder Arthur Chipp afield the new South Wales All Rounder practically assured himself of a place in the first test team today when he took four of the last five English tickets for nine runs finishing the innings with eight for 66. Chipperfield was out of Luck at the Start of the season but his score of 97, not out against the englishmen earlier this week and his Brilliant Bowling in this match has shown that he will be a Force to be reckoned with in the first ? test next month. Peter Dawson s brother dead or. David m. Dawson elder brother of the Well known australian baritone or. Peter Dawson died suddenly in Sydney last night. He was 58. Or. Dawson was n director of the firm of Thomas Dawson & sons Ltd. And was for Many years associated with the company when its Headquarters were in Adelaide. Garbo asleep just escapes injury Hollywood saturday. Greta Garbo narrowly missed serious injury when a Brick Wall in a Cinema Back ground collapsed burying her portable dressing room in a pile of debris. Garbo was asleep inside. Ctj1d do acc car overturns when a motor car containing six youths overturned at Greenhill Road Burnside late tonight the occupants escaped serious injury. Peter Grant 16, of Albert Street Edward town was admitted to the. Adelaide Hospital with abrasions. The Driver was Lawrence tre Vorah of Wood Street Grasmere. The Accident occurred when the Driver applied the brakes sharply at an intersection. Bank replenishing foreign currency Tokio saturday. Asahi says that in anticipation of sudden big financial requirements when Japan resumes buying australian Wool the Yokohama specie Bank for the past fortnight has been hurriedly replenishing foreign currency funds by buying up All Avail Able Export Bills at Telegraph Transfer rate especially silk whose Price lately has doubted. For my Ifill v Rysy -. May we suggest a double breasted dinner jacket made of a Light weight material for the Many social events during the holidays. It is a Nice Handy Gar ment to be worn without a Vest and in step with the popular double breasted style Ingerson up 52 King William St., Adelaide cent. 2787 value of air mail proposal flying visitor Darwin saturday. Support for the proposed England Australia flying boat mail service was voiced by or. Kenneth Lindsay civil lord of the admiralty in England on arrival at Darwin today by Qantas mail plane. Vast improvements incorporated m the flying boat service would be of in estimable value to the British Empire he said and would tend to Weld More closely the relationships Between eng land and Australia. Or. Lindsay who is travelling to Adelaide for the Centenary celebrations As a Delegate of the Empire parliamentary association in London said that his trip by air from London had convinced him of the importance of i Strong Aerial link Between Australia and England. It would be a Wise plan if the australian political group which was to go to London for the Coronation made the journey by air. He was greatly interested in Migra Tion to Australia from England and said that in his opinion it would be wrong to Rush migration and closer settlement i have come to Australia with an open mind and will appreciate meeting All australians. I am sure there is a wealth of learning for me Here,1 he added

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