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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - November 25, 1933, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Haig the world s oldest whisky Aoe its Crofton & co., Ltd. 9 Flinders Street. Adelaide. Joku a Qew h . Be i cure thatch \ /mid1ght\ i flu mis 1 edition i Ca flu i i i at ail chemists and stores 1 i i prepared by Burden Ltd. Adelaide. P.n.n.,.1iiiiniiiiiinnmiiiiihiniticmiiiiniirainnnniinuinniubnuininiij for a in the Field the Scharnberg Strauss All wave electric radio receiver London Paris Berlin. Moscow new York with a touch of to switch. All australian stations. Seven valves. The most sensational development in radio history Price �35 Cash or on easy terms Ernest Smith & co. Ltd. The sole distributors of Scharnberg Strauss super radio. 114 Grenfell Street Adelaide phone cent. 7281 car. Adelaide Arcade Xmas dry cleaning suits costumes and Creve trousers dry cleaned like new a web car Fitch a Avoir Euvoy a or sri pm Adelaide s leading dyers and dry cleaners 1st shop in old Arcade from Rundle St. And 64 Hindley Street City also at Unley 107 uni Ley Road. Hindmarsh. 60 port Road. Glenelg 56 jetty Road. Port Adelaide 101 commercial Road. Semaphore 22 semaphore Road. Prospect 85 Prospect Road. Work Sand head office Ethelton for Van to Call phone y ?171. Man drowned at port saving son bookmakers unlikely until april helps boy of six into Dinghy then sinks Back wife witnesses tragic Rescue attempt vain search for body diving fully clothed into the port River this after noon to Rescue his six year old son who had fallen Over Board from a launch a Man was drowned. He managed to place the boy in the Dinghy astern of another launch before he slipped Back exhausted into the water. The Man was Victor Benson aged 31, of Harvey Street Ethelton who with his wife and son was travelling to St. Kilda by motor launch to spend the week end when the tragedy occurred. A member of another launch party also dived in fully dressed to go to or. Benson s Rescue but on reaching the exhausted Man could not hold him. The three of us have not missed a week end in the boat for nearly two years and i cannot yet Realise that it has actually happened said mrs. Benson late tonight. Our launch the Alfred is a 21-footer, and we were almost in the Middle of the Stream and near the fake on our Way to St. Kilda when the engine needed at Tention. My husband had gone to the engine to make some repairs and i was sitting at the wheel. Alf who is six and a half was handing on a seat at the must have Over balanced for there was a splash and we saw him in the water. Mrs. Benson said that her husband immediately jumped Over the Side. He was fully dressed. She screamed and at to acted the attention of come men in an other launch which was passing not far away. They changed their course and were quite near when or. Benson who bad grasped his son caught hold of a Dinghy they were towing and placed the boy in it. The Strain must have been too great for husband. No sooner had Alf been placed in safety than Vic disappeared said mrs. Benson. Howard Ciciley Law of Albert Street. Dulwich a member of the other Ianach party dived in fully clothed after or. Ben win. He swam to him and cot his hands on his cloth nor. But the exhausted Man slipped from his grasp and Sank. He was not been again. Water Constable Bacon who with in Spector Trotter. Plainclothes Constable Sutherland and water constables boo a Dack and Hodgson arrived on the scene in the police launch within a few minutes stripped off All his clothes and dived in the River in an attempt to locate or. Ben son. His efforts proved fruitless. I ran the launch in near the Bank while the Gallant Rescue attempts were being mad continued mrs. Benson. But when another boat came to get later i knew that one of them had been lost. Alfred fortunately is too Young to Realise what has happened but he went to bed As soon As we came Home. He is quite All right the River was dragged for some hours after the Accident but because of the Strong tide that was running the body was not recovered late tonight. Six share big doubles tote dividend six Lucky Dutere at Cheltenham this afternoon coupled Kealin with to Para. In the doubles tote. An deceived a dividend of �205 4/3 for the 5/ each in vested. Seventeen others participated in the to Para Carwood combination. And each received �18 2/. There were 166 tickets taken out on to Joara and the clerks reported that two i of these were not exe Hausted. I the Bise St doubles dividend returned in South Australia was in May. 1931 when St. Bernadette Suzumi raid �411 3/. Other Larze doubles dividends returned this year Are John orb Mellion August. �131 2/6 Infin Niere lady Domique May. �288 3/ Golden vote Ransom e Gate f april. �254 2/3. Mysterious Weed ? holding up ships Melbourne saturday. Because overseas ships have been stopped by a mysterious Weed which has appeared port Phillip Bay a conference of the Freelong Harbor Trust and overseas ship Ping representatives will be held next week to investigate. This mysterious Weed has texture like hair and is in Large quantities. The Mas Ter of the liner Taimana encountered it on his passage to and from Geelong when it entered the casing of the circular pump and caused the vessel to Stop. On the out Ward passage the vessel was delayed half an hour to Clear the pump. It is thought that the Weed May be a periodical growth. It enters into the condenser Plant of ships and make sit necessary to Stop the vessel to effect the clearance. Man badly Hurt by Knuckleduster Sydney saturday. Frodert a Fritz aired 33. Of Bridge Road Glebe who was attacked by three men in Bridge Road to Nisliet i believed to have been struck with a Knuckleduster. He was Roble of �1 is. Frit a is treated at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for serious wounds to the face and head. He had several farce lacerations. Cleric robbed of goods Worth �50 Sydney. . While the Rev. Ali Imas Mcvitie. St. John i Church. . Was at a Cricket in itch yester Day a Quantity of Clotil Iier and come books wre St Len from Bis Limric. I. Mcvittie wan in tiie i ouse at the Tine of zif to us cry. Buir he Ilid not hear in a thieves. The articles Are valued at a. J two communion cup and two Rod watches Rve left i Eiviind. But or. Of it tie warm a i a were Takon. First . For kid chocolate new a a. San Raj ror tin in i ? time in i Cairer i l l a i it. ? the cuban Irather weigh. Was Kcal out tonight. The Veteran Tony Canzoneri pc. I Tine the feat la Trio second round of Tii ii lout at Madison Square Garden. Girl s six rescues from . River Sydney saturday. For tie sixth time this year Bernadetta Courtnay aged 14. Of Fuller s Road Chat Wood rescued a person from drowning in the Lane Cove River. She has appointed herself an unofficial Lifesaver near the Keene of today s Rescue. Margaret Ryan 12, of Huntington Street Crow s nest was with a party of picnickers when she toppled into the water. Her screams were heard by miss Courtnay who swam 50 Yards and seized Hie drowning girl. She brought her to the Bank and Clung to a Rock until helpers lifted the girl to safety. A move if on foot to have miss court nay s bravery recognised by the Royal humane society. Complaints from Darwin dissatisfaction Over conditions Canberra. Saturday. Although there is Little probability of a Royal commis Sion being appointed the minister of the Interior or. Perkins indicated today that he wag far from satisfied with conditions in the Northern territory. Or. Perkins has received Anonymous letters from people in Darwin containing complaints of various kinds. Some of the cot plants were justified he said. Or. Perkins had an interview today with or. E. Asche a Crown Law officer at Darwin who has come South on leave. Or. Asche was a member of the com Mittee which enquired recently into allegations about the conduct of a missioner at Roper River. He told or. Perkins that a Royal com Mission was unlikely to produce any Morel information than that obtained by the enquiry had been car 1 sied out under Royal commission conditions and exhaustive investigations made1 into Many phases of aboriginal and other administration in the territory. It is believed that no formal investigation into the administration of the territory will be held but there will be considerable tightening up of the present system. One sur Freston made to the government is that the minister or a senior depart mental officer from Canberra should visit Darwin each year to keep the local officials in touch with the government and the government in touch with develop ments in the territory. Hospital fete attracts hundreds of visitors a general Sce be in the grounds in the children s Hospital today Ivhon ten in null of mis ln-1,1. Hundreds of visitor attended he fete and wandered round the decorated a talk. Grounds the today Ivhon i null ln-1,1. Fete a talk. Submarine s seen in North trained men on loggers clerics Story Melbourne saturday. Statements that Many japanese Gers working in Torres Strait were manned by trained naval men and that a foreign submarine had been seen to sail through the. Strait last year we remade today by the Rev. W. H. Macfar. Lane who has returned to Melbourne alter having completed 16$ years As a missionary at thursday Island. It was thought at thursday Island that the Federal government s reluctance to take official action against the japanese who were illegally present in tones Strait was probably due to economic reasons. Or. Macfarlane Eaid that there was no doubt that a foreign submarine had passed through the Strait although there was no evidence that it was a japanese vessel. A dumber of people had seen it submerging. He thought that the japanese had Al ready obtained All the information they wanted about the North australian Waters and that the areas that were Blank on australian maps had been charted to them. Or. Macfarlane recalled that the Captain of a japanese Sampan which had been chased and brought into thursday Island some time ago. Had been recognised As a former English speaking officer of a japanese vessel although he protested that he spoke no English. Other possible indications of japanese activities were scuttled launches found on various parts of the coast. It was assumed that they had been used for the transportation of japanese. Or. Macfarlane said that the superintendent of the Church missionary society four years ago had warned local officials of the possibility of trouble in arnhem land from japanese poachers. Stolen cutlery left in Garden a thief who stole �90 worthy of goods from a motor car in the drive of a North j Adelaide Home on thursday night left a i sugar bae containing a Quantity of cutlery in the Garden of a House on Henley Beach Road mile end last night. The cutlery was part of the haul. The cutlery Case a military Kitbag con Taining a shaving kit and three pairs of spectacles a Grey gabardine overcoat and j four Pulley blocks from a yacht which were also taken from the car Are still j missing. Naval gunners practice at fort Largs today All together heave cleaning one of the guns after nine rounds had been fired during the gunnery practice at fort Largs this afternoon. Eighteen 10wa. Set Eris were fired front two 6-ire. Guns. La of rounds had fired during practice afternoon. Were front strange death in toilet Salon woman killed while treating customer Sydney saturday. What the police describe As Sydney s first hair waving tragedy occurred to Day when Marjorie Wakefield aged 27, was killed while treating a customer s hair at a North Sydney toilet Saloon. The City Council expert Wae rushed to the scale but was unable to Trace any fault in either mechanism or wiring and the cause of the tragedy is a mystery. An ambulance official said that the Young to i an s death a totally rushed from electric Shock. Tut Only Mark on her bodily was a Bruise on her forehead probably received when she fell. A. Close examination failed to reveal any Trace of burning. Miss Wakefield Wae a partner in a hair dressing business in mount Street. While treating a customer s hair she manipulated an electric blower.-., suddenly she emitted a terrific scream and fell. She was holding on to the Cord according to the police and the current passed through her body. Fortunately this did not come into Contact with the woman in the chair. Using great presence of mind the Cus Tomer switched off the current and miss Bishop her partner removed the Blower from Mise Wakefield e hands. She was unconscious but Wae thought to be still alive. Central ambulance officers and sgt. Clarke applied artificial Means of respiration without Success. There was no in of a Anark at the moment miss wakes id fell. Her body Wae removed to the morgue. Sgt. Clarke at first thought that he might have had a heart attack. Subsequent enquiries revealed that recently there Wae another Case of electrocution in which no Mark was apparent on the Man s body and in that instance a verdict of death from electric Shock was recorded. Child killed by live wire Sydney saturday. In spite of the heroic efforts of her even year old brother who risked his life in an Effort to save a Fino re tto a 9 was electrocuted today when she touched u live wire. Three children who had been playing together in Alexandria had just climbed on to the roof of a shed when the fatality occurred. As they were walking across the roof the girl touched the wire and there was a Flash. She fell with the wire coiled round her. Her brother tried to extricate her without Success and 6_he was dead when ambulance officers arrived. May be Fine but sultry conditions in this state Are becom ing unsettled under monsoonal in fluence from the a Estr Rard. There is every possibility however that Tomor Row will be Fine but Cloudy and pos Sibly inclined to be sultry. The government meteorologist or. Bromley said tonight that Thwe was a definite monsoonal influence Over Western Australia. The barometer was falling in Adelaide marking the eastward Drift of the disturbance. Cloudy condition existed Over most of this state today and Light rain fell at Cooke in the far West. New wharf work plan i govern vent to step in Canberra. Saturday. The attorney general or. Latham said today that he hoped to be Able to bring before Cabinet soon plans which would Lead to the ultimate solution of the employment problem on the water front. I have ende Levored to bring the Par ties together but have failed to do to. And the government must now take Che responsibility of acting for itself said or. Latham. He added that the proposals he had View Mif Fht not meet with Universal a Plause Wien introduced but they were the Best wave could see out of an impossible to position and they would eventually untangle the present position. The new scheme will operate by Means of regulation which will be applicable to All ports Comine within the scope of the transport act. It will mean certain limitation of the number of men working on the water front to overcome the present Over Nunnly of men. Which has meant that practically none can be assured of anything in the nature of permanent work. This or. Latham termed the Decapua lie Avion of work on the waterfront it can be definitely stated that this to Lan does not involve any attempt to limit number of men Woinine the Union Al though this is regarded As one of the causes of the present trouble. 2,300 reds arrested under nazi regime i Berlin saturday. Since the Azis Jassu Nied government 2,300 communists have been arrested according to a state Imet by the secret police Aud his treason charges against others Are Abey Ance pending a investigation of about 15.000 tone of revolutionary literature seized during the same period. Native girls songs from Hospital bed draw crowds the Adelaide Hospital had a Little dark ? Queen of sonic a a patient this week. From her led in Tho open air she trilled Sinira Chatelin Loithi crowds of visitors Olio gathered round 10 i Steu to this ? Tomed Hospital entertain irn it. \ the Singer was Given Zaic ii. A of it i j old native Tiirik Utida the care of the ? aboriginals i pament. Hor Soprani j voice is of f i 1 1 r Quality. A tin Toji. A Whf Roli a a into in Ope ii car u cos . In a sons i o heard Ami Ajini Liidi. In a Iii intr in Many or i Liboi in Vanl. ? 1 Tufa patient were full of re thai their Liutik Mhz a no with Ilieus. The department tint her to a. Home at a Reserve no a Kivor Murray. Juh i i o i ii it no Wii. voice est that it would ample repay Saiu in i. Up to tiie present she has a i j Little tuition. Gwen it also Clever at yodelling. She a wide repertoire of songs at Point Coleay Mission station. Thei latest talkie theme songs come As read Ivl from her lips a old favourites like Mother Machree or Annie Laurie when an infant cried noisily in thei arms of a Hospital visitor Gwen said re to in by request and the baby hushed. I inside the Ward where other Nat a were seriously ill Gwen was Tri Leiu. It ? was outside in the Ctm and fresh air trial a c Sang. _ j Gwen it anxious to Wotan you meet in i work. 60 a t she Iii leave the care of j Ilu Par inc jul to i to have her jury fails to agree in tax Case Franklin on 14th charge for trial again after four hours deliberation the jury told or. Justice Richards in the criminal court this afternoon that they could not agree on a verdict in the Franklin Case. Benjamin Franklin aged 37, a former employee of the lax Alioa department of Cross roads Edward town had been charged with having Embe wed about la on or about january a 148, and �13 and income tax Stan spa valued at about �5. The charges on which the jury disagreed Are the thirteenth and fourteenth that have been Laid against Franklin during the past eight months. There have been 6even charges of fraudulent conversion Sis of embezzlement and one having interfered with a Crown witness. Franklin has been found not guilty on 11 of the charges one Wae abandoned in court and he was discharged and two the jury have now disagreed in faced six juries Franklin has now faced six different juries and has been before the police court three times. Today was Only the second time in six years that the criminal court has sat on a saturday afternoon. The jury re tired at 11.30 ., but came Back to court a few minutes before 1 pm they inti mated that they could not agree and or. Justice Richardb sent them Back to com plete the statutory four hours consideration of their verdict. Franklin was trembling and slightly Pale when the jury returned for the second time but showed no other signs of emotion. Or. Justice Richards die charged the jury and the charges were made a remanent for the next criminal sitting. He was released on Bali on his own Bond of �50 and two sureties of �25 each. Judge s summing up reference is made to the number of times Franklin has been prosecuted and to the three other judges whom he has faced or. Justice Richards had told the jury. But whatever other judges and juries have thought is no Fruide to you in thie Case As to what you shall think. It is entirely improper for anyone to try to influence you by reference to the previous prosecutions. The other cases could Only be relevant from one Point of View As explaining the effect on Frank Lin physically and mentally and accordingly a a reason Why he did not go into the witness Box. Franklin referred to Hie aged Mother. We Are sorry but must not be influenced by sympathy. The prosecution hag been described As persecution. Frank Lin says he is now penniless. That in a ground for sympathy outside the court. Sir William Sowden returned to Ade Laide today after having presided Over the conference of the australian Federal Library association which was held in the Melbourne Public Library building. The conference decided that the fullest assistance should be Given to the Carnegie association in connection with the pro posed Survey of australian libraries. Many preliminaries before licensing will attract More Melbourne horses Victoria against 2 . Tax in Well informed Adelaide circles it is not expected that bookmakers will be licensed in South Australia before easter next year. Ifs is expected the legislative Council agrees to the betting Bill next week victorian racing men think it cer Tain that Many Melbourne horses will be attracted to important Adelaide meetings. Melbourne saturday. That racing will Benefit in South Australia As a result of the betting change is not doubted in Victoria. Not Only will race dubs Benefit from the betting fees paid a bookmakers to the extent of some thousands a year but owners will be Able to Back their horses quite openly whereas in the past they have had to plot and scheme to secure what they considered to be a fair Price. With the visit of Good victorian horses to South Australia bigger crowds will be attracted and the return of bookmakers will swell the coffers of the clubs. Bookmakers will not Welcome the 2 per cent turnover tax. It Reeme Here to be altogether too much. In new South Wales the government recently introduced a 1 per cent tax but after a few months trial bookmakers have requested the government to reduce the turnover tax to i per cent. This request is now under consideration. Opposition to tax rate the Leader of the ring in Victoria or. Robert Janeen regards even the new South Wales tax As iniquitous and said that after two race meetings in Sydney he paid �1,050 tax. As he had lost on the Day he does not intend to Field again in Sydney after his present licence expires. On another occasion he paid �700 for five race Days and again Loet. The new Bill in South Australia pro Vides for registered betting shops. It is an interesting Experiment and will by watched with much interest not Only by the controllers of racing in other Citie but by Treasury officials. Whether the registered shops w31 cause people to remain away from race meetings and make their Wager in the City is a moot Point. If this should happen club will have to petition the government to allow Money to be telegraphed to the course to be placed on the tote. How Board would begin work h the Bill is finally passed without and drastic amendment the first duty of the government will be to anoint the bet Tine control Board. This trill take Home time As All racing clubs have the right to nominate members. From the Nona nations one will be selected to represent country clubs and one to represent Metr Volitan clubs. When appointed the Board will braced with the task of preparing rules and regulations to govern the operation of bookmakers their clerks and a rents. City and country bookmakers Are treated differently in the Bill. In the country bookmakers must go to the local races if they want to operate on the afternoons of race Days. In the City they can remain in their registered offices Dndr ing race Days and operate without going to the course. ? Ulm flies to . Monday Sydney saturday. Preparations Ai Complete for flight Lieut. C. T t. Jun e proposed flight to new zealand in the Faith in Australia Early on monday. Only Adverse weather reports can delay the take off now. The big monoplane will probably leave Mascot for the Richmond aerodrome late tomorrow and will then be re fuelled and made ready for the hop across the Tasman. The time of the take off has been tentatively fixed at 2 . Monday but final weather reports will dictate the hour of departure. Particular interest attaches to the flight because the passengers will include two women who will be the first to Fly from Sydney to new zealand. They Are mrs. Ulm and miss n. Rogers. For All that said one of them we View the flight As just a pleasant voyage with Ulm will be g. U. Allen co Pilot and r n. Bolton Engineer. Theft of �500 alleged against police officer Brisbane. Saturday. A warrant i issued today for the arrest of Constable Stephen Henry Rowland on & charge of Harrina Kenim �548 6/ from the Douce station at Gympie. It was reported in a message from Gympie on Friday that the door of a Safe in the police station had been jammed. Since thursday morning the Safe had contained about �3,000 in Cash and cheques. Of this us about �600 was in Bank notes. The Money had been lodged there to Pav Relief workers on Friday. This morning the Safe was opened and it was found that about �548 was missing. It is understood that Constable Row land who had been stationed at Gympie and other North coast towns for a number of years had applied on thursday for leave to visit relatives at pal Woods. Enquiries revealed that he had not been there

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