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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - October 31, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia hat St Scotland s i oldest whisky r Clipper tobacco Larre plan be smoker. Light and dark Price sad qua pity suite everybody sole Axenty co Nell limited Adelaide. Children slaughtered death from skies Rains Over Madrid insurgent bombing planes kill 70 children at play in City streets worst air raid of Spanish War London. Saturday vhf Unis of horror occurred in Madrid yesterday when More than 85 people including 70 Chil Dren were killed in the most disastrous air raid of the civil War. Flying at a High Altitude two rebel planes dropped 12 bombs. Some fell amid 100 school children playing in the sunlit streets of get afe Madrid s Airport suburb. Seventy of the Little ones were killed most of them being blown to pieces. At least 15 people including a baby were killed and 65 wounded elsewhere in the capital. One bomb fell near the syndicalist labor Headquarters killing two people and wounding 20. These Vic Tims were mostly women standing in a queue at a milk shop. Another bomb hit a motor car kill ing nine people another dropped on a Church which had been seized by a labor organisation. The air raid was apparently the answer of the rebel Leader. Gen. Franco to the govern ment s counter offensive. For some unknown reason Madrid s of Refl preparations to rive warning of an air raid failed. No warning was sounded and anti aircraft g were not brought into action. The City was caught off its guard. And panic set in As terrified women and children weeping and screaming rushed for cover. Frantic search an Eye witness at get afe stated that the raiders target was apparently a Convoy of lorries transporting troops to the front. The lorries had halted by the Roadside. When the bombs fell he continued i rushed to the scene of the tragedy and found dozens of children Shock ing v mutilated and stricken parents frantically searching for their Little ones. Two scottish ambulances did magnificent work transporting the wounded children to Hospital Madrid reports that the loyalists counter offensive continues to the southward with further Success but the rebels declare that All attacks have been repulsed with heavy casualties. The rebels claim that 40 tanks of russian manufacture were used in the government attacks and that 15 were captured or destroyed. The govern ment claims to have brought Down three rebel planes. Ambulances destroyed slowly the rebels Are advancing on the escorial a key position North West of Madrid. Fighting is proceeding at an Altitude of 5,000 it. Over rugged Tanges lacking roads for lorries and artillery. Two scottish ambulances were destroyed by the rebel bombard ment but nobody was injured. Reports from Perpignan France say that three armed rebel trans ports arrived in the Gulf of Rosas 10 Miles from the French Frontier Sank a Small Catalo Nian guard ship and endeavoured to land troops. But loyalist forces hurriedly summoned repelled the attempt. Odessa messages report that the soviet cargo Steamer Nestr bound for Hamburg from Batum was stopped and searched by the rebel Cruiser Al Mirante Cervera when entering the Strait of Gibraltar but was allowed to proceed after the cargo had been examined. dramatic tests of the past by George Hele former inter National Umpire see Page 2$. Modern Madrid which has been bombed by the rebel planes. Did to bed by fatal crash at Belair Cycle hits tree Russell Leonard Johns 24. An employee of a. Simpson & son ltd., was shockingly injured when a motor Cycle he was ending crashed into a tree at his firms annual picnic at National Park. Belair late this afternoon. He died after an ambulance dash to the Ade Laide Hospital. With another Young Man on the Pillion seat Johns was Riding along a Metal track which encircles the main Oval. It is thought that probably he turned his head to watch one of the races of the picnic sports programme which was in Progress. The motor Cycle left the track and crashed into a Large gum tree at the Northern end of the Oval. Johns was Flung Over the handle bars and his head struck the tree sustaining severe injuries. He also received a fractured leg. The Pillion rider Robert m. Dyer of Russell Street Woodville. Also an employee of Simpsons fell to the around. To escape with slight Shock. After St. John ambulance brigade officers had attended the two Young men. Dyer was Able to walk away. Stanley Goddard. 21, or Hopetoun Avenue. Kilburn. A competitor in the Adelaide Noa Lunga Cycle race this afternoon was treated at the Adelaide Hospital late this afternoon for Abra Sions to an Elbow and a leg. At the Bottom of Tapley s Hill an other competitor fell causing a num Ber of others including Goddard to fall. Cotton As . Hero Cricket thrills Stine Down for 89 that was South Australia s miser Able position soon after lunch today in the match against England s touring test team. There had been a sorry procession to and from the batting creases and the top scorer so far was Vic Richard son with 29 a valiant Effort in the circumstances. But that wily old Fox Clarrie grim Mett proved that he can make the Ball do tricks As Well when he has a Bat in his hand As not. For he stayed there and aided and abetted Tim Wall s Suc Cessor. Cotton in a merry last wicket stand. And so from the miserable score of nine for 89 South Australia finished with 162 which after All was Only 71 fewer than the English test team had scored. But it was not Only the runs that Grimmett and Cotton scored it was the Way they scored them. That these two for their Bowling by the Dray should play ducks and Drakes with a test attack after the mighty had failed was just the spicy talking Point that a Cricket crowd likes. And to Cap it All. Cotton the last Man in. Made the biggest score for the innings. Cotton was a hero in More ways than one for Bis first Ball in the second innings hurled Down at Fine Pace wrecked fare s wicket and England was one for none it was bad Luck for this Young cricketer that his Day of Triumph should end with an injury. Cotton Hurt an ankle when he fell in attempt ing to take a catch off Barnett. England s Star was Hammond. Virtually an opening batsman in both innings of this match because of the failure of fagg and Barnett Hammond has responded magnificently viz., 104 in the first innings and now 60 not out. Full scores and details on Page 12 still reaches its objective membership Ottrie stare Dranon of the returned soldiers league today passed the 10,000 Mark. At the end of 1935, the total membership was 8,536, but Early this year it was decided to make a special Effort to enrol 10,000 members before the Federal con Ference opened in Adelaide on november 18. The . Always attained its objective during the War and we will not fail this time the Secre tary or. Dowling told those who said it could not be done. Now that it has been done and with 18 Days in hand he feels that 10,000 members Are not enough and wants to see 11,000 enrolled by Christmas time. Or. Bate up for vacancy Hindmarsh poll by 87 votes or. J. E. Bate up a for Mer mayor of Hindmarsh and an inde pendent candidate Defeated or. F. K. Nienass the labor nominee in the Aldermani election at Hindmarsh today. The poll was conducted to fill the vacancy caused by the recent Resigna Tion of Aid. J. F. Scott Todd. Or. Bate up secured More votes than his opponent in Croydon and Hindmarsh wards and or. Nienass polled Best in Brompton and Bowden. The voting figures were John Earnest Bat cup elected 535 Frank keen Nienass. 448 informal ? 6 majority of 87 votes. As part of his policy or. Nienass advocated the adoption of a 40-hour working week to relieve the unemployment problem. All through history said or. Nienass at the declaration of the poll those who have fought for reforms have suffered defeat first and i am thankful that i was the instrument in today s sacrifice it should not be forgotten added or. Nienass that More than 500 workers had been disfranchised. A voice wicked. Or. Bate up in moving a vote of thanks to the returning officer Aid. G. Mcburn Esaid that he was not out to take sides. He would give consideration to worker and capitalist. Jump to safety in Blaze father saves baby Brisbane. Saturday. Smashing the front door of his Blaz ing Home in Verney Street. East Graceville this afternoon Gordon Graham rushed through a Wall of flame to Rescue his nine months old son who was sleeping in a cot Only a few feet from the seat of the fire. With the child in his arms Graham found his Retreat Cut off and had to jump to safety through a Verandah window amid a Shower of hot Glass. Within half an hour of the out break the House was completely destroyed the dry Weatherboard Horning with incredible Speed. Graham is a Young Carpenter with a wife and five children the eldest being seven years old. Now he is left with Only a pair of shorts and a singlet All other clothing belonging to the family having been lost in the fire. The first warning of the outbreak came from neighbors who saw the smoke and called to Graham in the Garden. Making a dash for the Back door he was met by a Wall of flame and could not see through the Side win Dows for smoke. He rushed to the front Entrance Only to find it locked. I Don t know How i got through the Dor he said later. I just hunched my shoulders and went through it. The Hall was a mass of flames and smoke and my heard and arms were singed As i went through it the baby was sleeping in the cot Only a few feet from the Kitchen. As i grasped him the heat was bursting the to Titi in it i Tikiun Iti i in 1 1 i i in my Mil inn the first of a series of thrilling detective stories entitled rubber face appears on Page 2 of the Magazine Section. Begin now at the beginning. sleep out windows above the cot and i had to jump through to get to safety. Hot Glass was falling round me As i reached the ground Graham s four year old son Patrick was in the Kitchen when the fire broke out but he had the presence of mind to run from the House. Other members of the family were absent at the time three firemen were injured As the Graceville brigade fought the flames. Fireman j. Smith fell through the floor on to the stove which already had crashed to the ground and he was Burnt about the body and hands. O. Machin was slightly injured when the Burnt floor collapsed beneath him and Foreman fireman j. Enright had his hands Burnt while he was directing operations. Shops damaged Early this morning three of a Block of four shops at Kedron were considerably damaged by fire. Firemen were Able to save the largest building a grocery store conducted by Harry Carlisle although the Stock was extensively damaged. The heaviest loser was w. Jones food Vendor whose store was gutted. He also lost �39 in banknotes which had been concealed in a sofa in the building. Brisbane s outer suburbs had some respite today from the fury of the Bushfire which have been burning throughout the week. The position however is still disturbing in the South coast while at Dayboro the volunteers Are still fighting grass fires. The whole of that area was ringed with fire but no Homes were damaged although Many fences were destroyed at mount Gra Vatt where considerable damage was done earlier in the week. The fires have practically Burnt themselves out sunny Day is expected according to tonight s forecast by the government meteorologist or. Bromle tomorrow should Herald the approach of summer. Or. Bromley expects a pleasant Day with Clear skies Sunshine and Milder temperatures. Women follow play in International Cricket today the second Day s play in the England South Australia match attracted a big crowd to the Adelaide Oval this afternoon. Worn in predominated in this Section of the members stand. A Section talking s Derby win makes him solid cup favorite form of Melbourne cup candidates reviewed Silver Standard for second from the mail special representative in Melbourne for the cup carnival Melbourne. Saturday. Hailed by Many keen judges As the Best . Derby performance for Many years talking s win in the Rich classic today has made him All the rage for the Melbourne cup on tuesday. He outclassed the Derby Field and ton Erht was twice As popular As this morning for the �10,000 two mile race on tuesday. Although it is difficult to forecast Melbourne weather indications Are favourable for tuesday and it is expected that the very successful opening today of the Flemington Spring racing carnival when the tote takings were �8,000 better than on the first Day last year will be an indication of the Success of the meeting. In an Effort to anticipate the judge s plating for the Melbourne cup i select talking ? i Silver Standard ?. 2 Young crusader or desert chief. 3 revealing the remarkable impression made by talking when pulling up he won the Derby from Mala by two and a half lengths the betting tonight in dictated that he had about three times As Many admirers As had Silver Standard Mala desert chief and Balkan Prince. These four Are about equally favored next to talking. After the Derby talking settled Down in his stable and atae a Hearty meal although Mala put up a great race in the Derby talking Defeated him so easily today that i do not fancy Malas cup Chance. As has been pointed out since the Caulfield cup talking is the outstand ing three year old and i confidently expect him with an 18-lb. Drop in weight to defeat his older cup opponents. Racing has made such an improvement in him that it would not be surprising to see him score a runaway Victory. Silver Standard worked Well today and his connections Are confident about his cup Chance. He and desert chief both four year Olds Are the pick of the weights. Silver Standard with 7 8 and desert chief with 7 12. They both ran very Good races at crusader was responsible for a Good Effort in his second to Balkan Prince in the Hotham Handicap today and his Strong finish suggested a Good cup Chance. I think he will finish in front of Balkan Prince. Doncaster sur prised by his Strong Mackinnon stakes run and May do Well on tuesday and Bustard also has a cup Chance but Silver ring has lost favor. Probably sporting blood will account for Illunga who has yet to prove him self Over two Miles and Queen of song and Oro Are possibilities in spite of the fact that the Book makers Are taking no risks with the South australian Mare Amalia i do not fancy her Chance but dark chief i judiciously handled today in the hot Ham Handicap should not be discarded. While Sar Cherie was disappointing today she has two successive seconds in the Melbourne cup to her credit and being a proved stayer May be prominent. Hot shot break up Wotan. Arabian Knight Shakespeare dictator and Hilltop do not Appeal and Sylvan Dale s announced retirement indicates that he will not be a starter. There May be two or three or even More withdrawals from the big race by tuesday. Public s estimate talking is the Best three year old since phar Lap and although Beech Wood had a Lead of eight lengths six furlongs from Home in today s Derby talking was going easily and a Furlong from Home went to the front and won with his ears pricked. Beechwood was a head behind Mala in third place and was not disgraced. Today s Victory meant �3,800 in stake Money for or. Alan Cooper who bought talking for �19,000 after his Caulfield cup third. Talking Ridden by a. Knox today completed the . And Victoria derbys double. After today s racing the cup Candi dates appeared to be fancied in the following order talking. Balkan Prince Silver Standard desert chief Mala. Illunga. Silver Ringsak Cherie. Tonne crusader Amalia Queen of son. Bustard. Oro dark chief. Sporting blood Doncaster hot shot Shakespeare. Break up dictator. Hilltop arabian Knight Wotan. What jockeys said Andy Knox through the Agency of talking has carried off the . And Victoria derbys this season. Knox said after the race today that As far As his mount was concerned there was Little incident in the race. Talking was always going Well and he was never worried by the Long Lead established by the pacemaker Beechwood. I talking went really Well throughout the race and although he lugged a bit at times he went More generously than i in the Caulfield cup continued his i rider. He added that talking s performance was a sound cup trial and he thought the Colt would run a great race on tuesday. The real Point of interest in the jockeys stories after the race was w. Cook s claim that talking is still not the Best Colt. Cook maintains that on equal conditions Mala is Superior to talking. He said that Mala did not go Well in the Early stages but came Home really Well and it was Only the Effort of a Good Colt to do what Mala did. R. Parsons had no excuses to offer for the failure of Shakespeare except that the Colt could not handle the dead going. He said Shakespeare Hung in several times and at the five furlongs and again at the Home turn actually struck the running rail. A. Beasley said boo Garry ran a Good race to the turn but talking was too Good for him. W. Elliot said that Beechwood did not actually fail to stay but he was beaten by a better Colt from a stamina standpoint. H. Skidmore who Rode Prince que was very disappointed at the poor Effort of his mount. He said Prince que could not act in the going and never at any stage did he stretch out in his customary style. According to his owner miss Lorna Doone Sylvan Dale whose leg has been injured has finished racing. He was allotted top weight in the Melbourne cup and had been Well backed for the race but his Trainer f. Williams has had trouble with the horse. Miss Doone said that her horse had Given her so much pleasure by his deeds on the turf that the last thing she wanted was to see him hobble off the track broken Down. She said she would refuse to take the risk of running Sylvan Dale who has won More Money on the turf than any horse now racing with the exception of Lough Neath. Sylvan Dale has won �12,300. 37,000 in . Strike ? � Pacific ports crippled san Francisco saturday. A strike of 37,000 workers in seven waterfront and Marine unions led by militant Harry Bridges an australian has paralysed Pacific coast ports. The strike has tied up 119 ships. Elaborate precautions have been taken by the police who fear a repetition of the 1929 violence when seven were killed in a 34-Day dispute costing 200 million dollars. The Only men working Are the team sters who have been permitted by the san Francisco port joint strike com Mittee to Clear the docks of cargo within a period ending probably on monday afternoon. The Secretary of labor miss Frances Ferkins today wired All companies and unions urging renewed negotiations for a peaceful settlement the assistant Secretary of labor or. Mcgrady declared his intention to mediate warning the factions to bring about a settlement. The postal authorities have planned to Transfer mail now on strike bound ships to foreign ships if necessary. But the unions have agreed to co operate to keep the mails moving. Hawaii and Alaska Are virtually Cut off but no immediate shortages Are feared. Atlantic upheaval threatened new York saturday. With a general Atlantic coast Marine strike dependent on a decision of the inter National seamen s Union meeting to be held tonight the seamen s defence com Mittee a rank and file group acted yesterday for the unions. Moving in sympathy with the Pacific walkout the committee ordered a 24-hour sit Down strike. All ships scheduled to leave port today Are held at the piers by the refusal of the Crews to work. Efforts at the meeting to limit the action of the rank and file to inter coastal ships failed. Marine workers struck today at bos ton Providence and new Orleans in sympathy with the Pacific strikers. Similar action is threatened at Balti More and Philadelphia. ? an interested Spectator at the Anunda band competitions today was prof. Oscar Zeunert a professor of it Fec of the University of Berlin. He wore a frock coat White trousers and a Bowler hat. T the Anunda band co petitions a Berlin. He coat Bachelor professor approves marriage London. Saturday. Marriage is a necessary enduring state older than Man and will never be supplanted or dispensed with says prof. Edward Westermark. Aged 74. A Bachelor who is considered the world s greatest matrimonial authority. Prof. Westermark arrived in London from Finland this week to deliver the Huxley memorial lecture before the Royal anthropological Institute. Because he had never considered marriage for himself he of St that he could approach the study of marriage dispassionately. One of the most amazing things i know of is the variety of opinion among married people whether marriage is a Happy state he declared. I think on the whole it is a Happy state. I have no sympathy with people who talk of the bankruptcy of marriage. If we accept the fact that Man and the ape have evolved from the same common Type we can see the beginnings acceptances and Barrier positions for All races at Flemington on tuesday Are on Page 5.of our own marriage customs among the higher apes. Gorillas and chimpanzees Al though they often unite in big herds maintain a family unit throughout their live. The desire for parenthood and companionship is much More enduring than the sex Appeal which originally brings about the Union prof. Westermark says he cannot Sefe the marriage custom Ever ? disappearing though the family is endangered by women working in Competition with men. _ statistics show that where Many women go out to work child mortality is always greater. It is too Early yet to suggest whether this is a cause of the declining population of Western Europe but i look upon the develop ment of Independence among women on these lines As a definite danger he concluded. Our Way must j not be barred German demand Berlin saturday. Germany is now a great Power which the outside world cannot ignore declared the is rom minister of Pronai Murja to Goebbels today in voicing again Ger Many s demand for colonies. He was speaking before 15,000 people at tile Berlin sports Palace. His speech was relayed to eight other Berlin Halls and broadcast by every German station. Germany will never renounce her colonial claims he added. We must share in the world s treasures. People abroad complain that the International situation is getting worse that is be cause nothing is being done to remove the cause of complaint we Are peaceful people. We do not want War and do not desire revenge but our Way into the world must not by barred or. Goebbels foreshadowed new m assures against the jews who. He Iid were again becoming impudent. 1 hey were not intelligent enough to v up quiet he added. Stop press explosion on ship Rotterdam. Fifteen people were Burnt to death in an explosion on the greek Steamer Petrakis Nomikos which has been under going repairs. The fire is still blazing and although further sex. Plo Sions Are expected the Chap lain who boarded the vessel to attend the dying refuses to leave the ship. Queen has cold London. Queen Mary has a slight cold and has cancelled All her engagements for a few Days. I a starring As Anthony Advent he a a Fredric he Olivia dehavillandv4#ra? he Anita Louise. As Marie by Donald Woods. As Vincent Neu he Edmund Grews As John Bohn Feather he Claude Rains. Tonus he Louis Hayward. A Denis Moore he a Gale Sondergaard. As Faith he Steffi Duna. Is stupa by Billy Tauchas the Bas Anthonyh 1 Akim Tamiroff. As Carlo Cibo hot Ralph Morgan. ?. As Debolle by by by a a by Henry o Neill. As father Xavier a 2s a secret flight being planned London saturday. Mrs. Amy Mol Lison the British air woman is planning a new secret flight incorporating three adventures into one for this flight a special Perval Gull machine is being built designed by capt. Percival it is capable of a Speed far greater Trian has Ever been attained in Long distance flying

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