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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - October 24, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia i ? h a 1 1 g a i Scotland s j 1 oldest i i whisky Clipper tobacco Large pm Fig or pipe smoker Light and dare Price mid Quality Santte everybody sole Agente. Cornell limited Adelaide. Soviet threat to peace Europe fears result of demand for free action in Spain gravest Outlook since great War ended London saturday. The nations of Europe and particularly Italy have taken a grave View of Russia s declaration that As the fascist states were supplying arms to the Spanish rebels she could no longer be bound by the non intervention agreement. Extremely critical developments Are feared. The Rome correspondent of the daily Telegraph says that the situation created by the possibility of the soviet adopting a free hand in Spain is As serious for the peace of Europe As if she had withdrawn altogether from the non intervention committee. Immediately upon Russia s declaration Mussolini had a telephonic conversation with the italian minister of foreign affairs count Cian who is to meet Hitler at Berchtesgaden today. The outcome of the meeting it is believed will be the announcement of a common Italo Gennan front towards the russian decision which is regarded As a Chal Lenge to fascism. A Lloyd George the noted statesman declared last night that Britain was mating the same mis take with Spain As she did with Abyssinia her appearance of impartiality in Banning the Export of arms actually working in favor of the aggressor. He expects that the democracies of Europe will be Strong enough to control the situation and Avert War. Geneva regards the situation As the gravest postwar crisis. It is expected that Russia will demand the summoning of the league Council in the Hope of getting action taken under the league covenant to Check mate Germany and Italy. The daily Telegraph correspondent at Istanbul says that the 15,000-ton soviet Steamer trans Alt traversed the Dardanelles on thursday from the Black bound for Cartagena allegedly loaded with munitions. It is stated that guns were visible on the decks. ? other russian cargo ships Are said to be waiting with steam up in the Black ready to Rush to Barcelona munitions and planes ordered by the Spanish government. It is feared that German and italian warships May at tempt to prevent the Landing in Spain of russian supplies. Tension was increased by the announcement last night that por Tugal had broken off relations with the Madrid government and had ordered her minister to return to Lisbon immediately. Another disquieting development was the capture by a rebel gunboat in the Western Mediterranean of a Steamer flying the greek Flag and carrying a cargo of arms which had been Pur chased by the Spanish government this vessel was forced to put in at Ceuta Morocco where the rebels seized the munitions valued at �1,240,000, and sent them to Spain for their own use. Russia puts her Case in a tense atmosphere the non inter mention committee met yesterday after noon in the Locarno room at the foreign office in London. The soviet ambassador m. Mai sky and two councillors of the russian embassy attended. They renewed their charges that the fascist Powers were continuing to sup ply arms to the Spanish rebels in Viola Tion of the agreement. Russia s representatives told the com Mittee that in adhering to non inter mention the soviet expected that All participants would fulfil the agreement enabling the civil War in Spain to be shortened and the victims reduced. However time had shown that a number of participants had systematically violated the agreement and the Supply of arms to the rebels had continued unpunished. Portugal had become the main base for the rebels supplies while the legitimate government of Spain was boycotted and deprived of facilities to Pur Chase arms outside of Spain. Thus the rebels were placed in a privileged Posi Tion which the non intervention agree ment did not contemplate. Russia s efforts to prevent violation of the agreement had not received the committee s support. The proposal to control portuguese ports had not even been placed on today s Agenda. Thus the agreement was an empty torn scrap of paper. In practice it had ceased to exist not wishing unwittingly to assist an unjust cause the soviet believed that the Only Way ont of the Situa Tion was to return to the Spanish government Normal facilities to Purchase arms outside of Spain. In any Case the soviet was unable to Bear longer responsibility for an unjust situation. It could not consider itself bound to non intervention to any greater extent than other members of the committee. Britain s chief concern in spite of the soviet s announce ment at the meeting that it was no longer bound to non intervention m. Mai sky later stated that Russia had not left the committee and would participate in the sub committee meet ing today. After nearly eve hours talk the com Mittee broke up. A communique states that the chairman lord try Mouth reminded the meeting that Bri Tain s chief concern had been to pre vent the civil War spreading beyond Spanish Borders and to secure cooperation in what threatened to become a most dangerous International situation. He appealed to the committee to fulfil its difficult task by examining All information impartially. Britain had carefully studied the information sup plied and had submitted particulars of certain incidents to the govern ments concerned for their comments. Lord Plymouth proposed and the French Delegate seconded a motion that the chairman s sub committee to Morrow should review the committee s work and consider whether it could be made More effective. Portugal s representative emphatically repudiated the russian allegations. The italians adopted a disdain Ful attitude during the meeting. Interest now centres in whether Germany Italy and Portugal will claim equal Freedom with Russia to Send arms to Spain. Me. Lloyd George who says that Britain is making the same error about Spain As she did Over Abyssinia. Llyd orge e did or four men leap for lives boat afire off coast Sydney saturday. Four men had to leap Tor their lives this afternoon when the 35-ft. Launch Ophir caught fire Between i ? . No Tim pm a within 10 seconds the vessel was alight from end to end. Violent explosions preceded the outbreak and one of the occupants was hurled several feet into the air. The launch a twin screw Bridge decked Cruiser was bound for port hacking on a fishing trip the occupants being messes. Russell Crane Lyell Crane Harry Hart and or. Cecil har Ris. The owner or. Russell Crane was in the Forward Cabin lifting a Demi John containing water when Mere was a loud explosion. Hart was standing on top of the engine casing and was thrown into the air. Both his legs were badly Hurt. In spite of his injuries Hart Cut the mooring rope of the Dinghy and the men leapt into the . They swam to the Dinghy which had been swamped and was floating upside Down. Their combined weight was too great for the Dinghy and they Tore off their clothes. Or. H. S. Smith who was in his motor Cruiser Ruana. Quickly reached the scene and took the four men aboard. A Tow rope was fixed to the Ophir. But it Burnt through. A second attempt was made but again the rope Burnt through and before Long the ves Sel was Burnt to the water s Edge. Medicine Price Cut . Forecast Sydney saturday. A general reduction in the prices of Medicine was forecast by the Secretary of the pharmaceutical society of new South Wales or. C. L. Butchers today. The Price of medicines in future be said would be based on the follow ing formula fifty per cent added to the Cost of drugs plus the Cost of the con Tainer plus a dispensing fee ranging from 1/ to 1/6, according to the time taken. The dispensing fee would be based on a labor charge of 6/ an hour. Under this system of charges medicines which previously Cost 3/ to 3/6 would be obtainable for 1/10. Or. Butchers said that chemists would ask the government to take no further action on the proposal of the boots organisation to open Here until the position of chemists was fully investigated. Meeting to Sanction reductions in . The South australian chairman of the Drue Trade defence Council or. C. M. Retallick said today that the Sydney proposal was a Federal one and already memoranda setting out the scheme had been distributed to Many members of the pharmaceutical ser vice Guild throughout South austra Lia. A meeting would be called within a few Days to Sanction this scale of prices for South Australia. Deputation to Premier retail pharmacists wholesale druggists Friendly societies and pharmaceutical employees and students will be represented in the deputation which will wait on the Premier or. Butler at 10 . On monday to ask for Protection against the threatened establish ment of Chain drug stores in South Australia by boots Ltd. Of England. Golden promises of winning bets Sydney saturday. Seldom has any racecourse urge made promises As Golden As that of Fisher s Sydney guarantee Syndicate which promised its trusting subscribers that by Means of winning bets it would change every �5 subscribed into �23/1/ Between August and december of this y4ar. The promoter of the scheme. Ronald Fisher described himself As a track watcher at Caulfield and claimed to have been highly successful in Mel Bourne betting. The Sydney scheme collapsed and Ronald Fisher has now abandoned his Field of operations in Sydney. Many trusting people subscribed from �5 to �20 and Ronald Fisher himself says that Many thousands of pounds were put into his hands. He boldly assured clients that investors were guaranteed to receive �2 every Calendar month for every �5 lodged no matter How Many winners or losers were backed. He says that he averaged 400 clients and named several who had lodged �100 or More. Clients were drawn from All states and he offered his ser vices to people living in isolated places body of new born child the body of a newly born male in Fant was found by a Young Man in the Ridge Park recreation ground. Glen Osmond this evening. Police officers took the body which was wrapped in paper to the Detec Tive office. It was examined by the police doctor or. Welsh and a postmortem will be held to ascertain whether the infant had had separate exist ence. Detective Strangways is making in 1 quiries. Bombs As last blow Madrid s. Fate London. Saturday. Messages have been received at Lisbon from the insurgent Headquarters in Spain that Gen. Franco has no in Tention of bombarding Madrid proper except As a Iasi resource. Gen. Franco expects the fall of escorial at any moment after which be will consolidate his gains and Des Patch an ultimatum to Madrid demand ing the capital s immediate surrender. In the event of surrender he will spare the City. Madrid suffered its first Daylight air raid yesterday rebel planes appearing four times. Sirens screamed a warning at the first appearance but Many people instead of taking Refuge in the cel Lars stood in the streets watching the raiders. At first the planes dropped pamphlets designed to break Down Public morale when bombs were dropped which damaged four railway stations and the setae aerodrome where a single de fending fighter plane is set Down. Frankly the Madrid govern Niento admits the steadiness of the rebel and Vance on the capital. It concedes that even Siguenza where the loyalists have been in the ascendant is now definitely threatened. Offensive urged government supporters urge the necessity for launching an Early offensive instead of merely maintaining a defensive without trying to shatter the rebel Chain encircling Madrid As a cobra encircles its prey. Claridad a Madrid newspaper emphasises that every Man capable of wielding arms must be sent to the fight ing line if disaster is to be averted. Another newspaper unfavourably com pares the loyalists inefficiency and lax discipline with the Iron discipline of the rebel rank and file and their unquestioned obedience to their officers which gives the insurgents a priceless advantage. Tragic processions of women and children refugees from the Battle areas Are slowly and painfully flocking into Madrid. Arrangements Are being made to Billet them or Send them to the East coast for safety. Communication with Madrid which was interrupted yesterday was later restored through the Barcelona radio station. New rail record train s 116 . Denver u.. Saturday. Streaking Over 1,017 Miles be tween Chicago and Denver in 12 hours 12 minutes today the Bur Lington Railroad s Denver Zephyr is. To abolished a new world Long distance Speed record. Hauling eight cars it attained a Speed of 116 . For an hour. Children s Hospital nurse wins jollies expression award the mail photographer who v1sixku the children s Hospital this afternoon for their Centenary Charity done Parade found the jollies smile for the afternoon. The Winner of this week s Guinea is indicated by the White Circle. She can collect her Reward at the front counter. News Ltd. Last week s Winner was miss Dorothy Hingst of Currie Street City a competitor in the Centenary Bike hike. Bradman hits spectacularly in sparkling innings at Glenelg thrills were plentiful at the Glenelg Oval this afternoon while Bradman was at the creases. In his own inimitable style he raced from 66 his score from last week to a Brilliant Century and then lashed the Bowling to such an extent that 18 minutes after passing the Hundred he was 143 this Fine action picture shows one of the Many spectacular hits that came from his Bat. However next Ball he was out bowled by Hack. C. Lecher the wicketkeeper and b. L. Haddrick Square leg Are the others in the picture. Talking definite favorite for cup effect of Valley form from the mail special representative who is in Melbourne for the cud carnival. . Sol Turhan. Talking has assumed definite favouritism for the Mel Bourne cup. Three year Olds dominate the Market quotations. Mala s condition is at present in doubt but he is being held on the Safe Side and with Rob Rov and shake Speare ranks on the next line to talking. As a result of his rather disappoint ing display today Silver ring eased i but Sar Cherie gained More friends and so did Sylvan Dale while Silver Stan i Dard who did not race at Mooney Val j Ley maintained his position. Amalia s disappointing display also caused her to lose friends. Naturally As a result of. His Victory in today s cup dark chief has come into the limelight and although there is doubt about Gol Den Promise i do not think he will be fit enough to Start at Flemington he is on the same Mark As Young crusader the Winner of the metropolitan and Oro who has been galloping in great style at Randwick. After the racing today the leading candidates appeared to be fancied in the following order talking. Rob Roy Shakespeare Mala. Sar Cherie Silver ring Sylvan Dale Silver Standard. Amalia desert chief. Golden Promise Oro Young crusader dark chief. Sporting blood Doncaster hot shot. Conan Dale Zhunga. Talking leads the Way in the Vic Toria Derby discussions too and Here again Rob Roy Shakespeare and Mala Are considered to be his most dangerous opponents. Easily the most disappointing performance especially to South australians in the Mooney Valley cup was that of the Adelaide Mare Amalia who at no part of the race was near enough to the fighting line to appear even a possible place getter. Amalia walked out of the Barrier and when the Field had gone a Furlong she was third last. She put no heart into her work and rounded the turns badly. After the race or. R. F. Moore one of her part owners said that he was amazed at the Mare s poor perform Ance. He added that it was too bad to be True. Amalia is engaged in the Hotham Handicap at Flemington next saturday but there is a Chance she will not have another race until the Melbourne cup. H. Bastian her rider said that Ama Lia did not Gallop at any part of the race. Although he used All his persuasive Powers he could not get her to show her True form. Hegemonic s win in contrast was the performance of hegemonic in winning the first division of the fillies Section of St. Albans Handicap. The Karalon filly showed a clean pair of heels to her opponents and her performances suggested that she is better than South australians think. A comparison Between her and de Light the Winner of the second Divi Sion suggests that there is not much Between the pair although Delight seems the better stayer. Probably hegemonic s next race will be in the Mimosa stakes Over four and a half furlongs at Flemington no Mel Bourne cup Day. She will carry 8 St. In that event and judged on today s form will be a formidable opponent mrs. Walter Rugless of Glenelg paid 55 guineas for hegemonic As a yearling and secured a bargain. Stop press doubt about Mala s condition Melbourne saturday. Mala who has been one of the favourites for the Melbourne cup since his second to talking in the . Derby and who was beaten by a head today in the w. S. Cox plate by Young idea did not pull up Well and his connections Are concerned about his condition. No decision will be made for the next Day or two whether Mala will be Able to fulfil his engagements at Flemington. Treated at Hospital Percy Mullins 24, of Melbourne Street North Adelaide labourer sustained bruises when the bicycle he was Riding collided with a motor Cycle in j Sussex Street North Adelaide this of j Ter noon. He was treated at the Ade Laide Hospital. I following a collision Between two cars in Fairford Street new Parkside this evening Leonard White of fair Ford Street the Driver of one of the cars was treated at the Adelaide hos j Pital for a lacerated thigh. J collapsed and died while on his Way to the Eden Hall today David Cornelius Mead 60. Of Eden collapsed and died. He was the returning officer in the Blackwood Ward for the Mitcham District coun cil which was conducting a poll. Japan May buy our Wool Tokio saturday. The Asahi Shimun thinks that the time is Ripe or the resumption of Trade negotiations with Australia. The paper thinks that the govern ment and. Wool interests Are both in lined to buy 400.000 Bales in austra Lia this season but it is difficult to fix i figure because it is not known what quantities could be bought elsewhere and also How the Staple Fibre Industry will develop. Commenting on repeated reports that the australian government has tentatively proposed a quota of 100,000,000 Square Yards of japanese textiles while graziers urge 130,000,000 or l40.000,000, Asahi predicts a Compro Mise Between 120,000,000 and 130.000,000 thieves disturbed while the occupants were away for an hour tonight thieves forced the lock of a Side window of the Home of or. G. K. Stalley of Kennaway Street Tus More and gained entry. The return of the occupants is thought to have disturbed the thieves for although the contents of some rooms showed signs of having been tampered with nothing was stolen. 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Al Lii two , stars with Bat Badcock in test bid two South Australia cricketers starred in different states today Jack Badcock in Perth with an innings of 167, that May put him into the australian test team and done Bradman at Glenelg with 143 rattled up in remarkable time. Bradman whose innings was interrupted last week by rain when be made 66 in 63 minutes slaughtered the Glenelg bowlers today in adding 77 in 49 minutes his whole innings taking 112 minutes. He got to the Century in 94 minutes and rattled up the next 40 Odd runs in 18 minutes. He hit 15 fours and a six. This Knock his third for the season follows his 212 and 13 in the Bardsley Gregory testimonial match in Sydney so that in his first three innings of the 1936-7 test season he has aggregated 368 runs. And now for Badcock. His innings against the English at tack has won him tributes from All sides and already he is being hailed As a new menace to the . Team s chances in the 1936-7 test rubber. If Fingleton fails to improve on his form so far it is confidently predicted that Badcock will partner w. A. Brown. In opening Australia s innings in the tests. Here Are some of the critics1 views about Badcock London newspapers England s bowlers were mastered in Perth by a new Bradman. C. B. Fry i foresee a troublesome opponent for the . In Badcock. His batting has the stamp of class and culture. His was an exemplary Knock of no common Merit because of its masterly technique. Deerfield in the news follow ing his great Knock in Perth it will be no Surprise if Badcock is chosen for the first test he should be certain of inclusion if Fingleton fails to strike top form. _ the mail Cricket writer7bad cock s triple Century against Victoria last season stamped him As a Strong test candidate. His Early form Tius season indicates that he is ready for test honors. Weather for the week end showers in the Hills Are Likely tomorrow afternoon but the metropolitan area May not get any rain. The acting divisional meteorologist or. Treloar said tonight that following Fine weather with East to North winds in the morning there would probably be a change to Cool and Cloudy weather with South Westerly winds Early in the afternoon

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