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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - September 26, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia i Scotland s 1 j oldest 1 whisky Clipper tobacco Large Polagi Ter pipe shaken. Light and dark Price a Quitty soils it crybaby sole agent. Cornell limited. Adelaide. . Trainer fatally shot student son charged with murder alleged altercation in Hindmarsh Home faced with a charge of having murdered his father at his Home in John Street Hindmarsh this morning Edward Michael o Neill 13-year-old stir Lent in Adelaide technical Hirsh school is at present detained in the Magill reformatory. His father James John o Neill 40, horse Trainer died in Adelaide Hospital at 11.20 . Today about an hour after he had been admitted suffering from a Bullet wound in his Abdomen. To the children s court today 1 Edward o Neill neatly dressed and standing slim and straight be Side his Mother mrs. Alice o Neill. And a policewoman Beard the charge of murder read against him the court proceedings took Only a few minutes. The assistant police prosecutor or. Walsh applied Tor a remand and the boy was remanded to appear on october 9 bail was formally refused. A postmortem examination on the dead Man was conducted this after noon and the City Coroner or. Blackburn has decided to hold an in quest police reports of the tragedy Are being prepared by . Wal ters detective r. L. Leane and Plain clothes Constable e. J. Davis. O Neill after having exercised some of Bis horses this morning with his assistant. Lindsay Warner of Frederick Street. Welland South returned to his Home shortly after 9 o Neill went j j. O Neill horse Trainer who was shot and fatally wounded a his Home in Hindmarsh today Eill who fatally today into the House for his breakfast while Warner remained to attend to the horses about an born later Warner Beard Bis name called and enter ing the Bouse saw o Neill lying on the floor of a passageway leading from the Kitchen. He complained of terrible pains in his stomach and Warner placed a Cushion under o Neill s Bead and a Damp Towel Over his forehead Bond with father Edward o Neill appealed to Warner to do something to relieve his father. The Mother stood in the Back Yard dumbfounded it has been alleged that a disagreement took place Between o Neill and his wife this morning and that the boy grabbed the Rifle which had been Given to him by his father As a birthday present neighbor say that the Doy had sometimes used the Rifle for shooting at Birds in the Back Yard of his Home. Those who know him say that Edward is an intelligent boy and deeply interested in chemistry. A deep rooted affection is said to have existed be Iween him and his father. When it was explained that he would not be Able to return Home with his Mother but would be detained at the reformatory until further proceedings had been taken the boy s stoic Calm during the court proceedings crumbled and he wept bitterly. The horse hydroplane Pride of o Neill s stable was to have raced in the second division of the Reynells trial Handicap at Morphet Tville today. During recent weeks o Neill has lavished meticulous care in the Prepa ration of his charge. This afternoon hydroplane was withdrawn from the race and seemed to miss the presence of his Mentor As he stood in his sunny Yard at the rear of the o Neill borne Cut off from the Busy thoroughfare by a thick High hedge and a tall Iron Fence. Other horses in the o Neill stable were Star son Etona comedy Belle and Petunia Belle. The Las mentioned was recognised As one of the fastest two year Olds of her season. Referendum May gets a. Support depends on amendment of the proposed constitutional amendment on marketing seeks to accomplish no More vital change than the Fede ral attorney general or. Men Zies indicated in Adelaide this week it will be sure of influential political support in South austra Lia irrespective of the attitude adopted by the Premier or. But Ler. In that event one of the leading protagonists for the referendum in South Australia would be or. C. A. S. Haw Ker. . Wakefield who explained his attitude today to a special representative of the mail or. Hawker s stand is important be cause it implies that there is a Chance. That a referendum on a reasonable amendment would probably have the support of All South Australia s Federal representatives. Already some of or. Butler s Fol Lowers in the state parliament have expressed views favourable to the referendum. Some prominent liberals Are even hopeful the referendum proposition will be so attractive from the state s stand Point that even the Premier and his ministers May see their Way to urge the electors to vote yes and thus pre vent a marked Divi Sion of opinion in . Ranks. On his arrival to Adelaide this week to attend the Legal Conven Tion he Federal attorney general indicated that the amendment would probably seek to accomplish no More than to re store the position that existed be fore the privy Council decision. Or. Hawker he said that he was not at All Pessi mistic about the Chance of the referee j Lium succeeding in South Australia in spite of the opposition of the Premier. Simultaneously with or Menzies arrival the annual state conference of the australian dried fruits association was being held at Clare attended by 37 delegates representing All Drietz fruit producing areas in South austra Lia. It unanimously carried a Resolution urging the Commonwealth government to take a referendum precisely on the lines or. Menzies suggested the amendment might follow and Appeal ing to All state governments to Sun port such a proposition. Air citing proposal that conference was addressed of or. Hawker and later in the week the minister of agriculture or. Bles ing spoke at a social function held by the growers. Or. Hawker said to As interview today that he would support the referendum if it took the form suggested by the conference but he would oppose any attempt to seek aggrandisement of the Commonwealth at the expense of the states. Until i know the precise terms of the proposed amendment i cannot say whether i am in favor of it or not said or. Hawker. Although i do not want to a Gran Dise the Federal administration i think that South Australia should co operate to obtain the Power to be used in con Junction with other states and the Commonwealth to place primary Indus tries on an equal footing with other industries. Remove disabilities 1 think it is most desirable for the primary producing states to support measures which will remove the disabilities of their primary industries. It certainly seems unwise for those states to oppose efforts which would result in their securing the necessary Powers to enable them to remove the disabilities. By opposing such efforts they Are ? helping to keep the handicaps and disabilities on their producers. Seeking disability Grants because of the effect the disabilities of our Pri Mary producers have on state Revenue is inadequate compensation or. Haw Ker said. It Only enables the government to spend a Little More Money without being in a position to ease the handicaps of the producers them selves � my Jet Fine sunday is forecast tomorrow should be a pleasant Day with Fine mild weather and some Sunshine the government meteorologist or. Bromley fore cast tonight. A High pressure was passing Over South Australia Ond it should keep conditions Fine. Further frosts might be encountered in the country he said. Fears for air liner s safety London saturday. Up to a late hour last night no news had been received of the Imperial airways liner Boadicea which left Croydon with surplus freight and mails at 12.30 . Yesterday and from which the last wireless message was received at 1.30 . As the aeroplane was due at pan at 3 o clock it is feared that she has been forced Down in the English Chan Nel where a search will be made at Dawn by and air. The Pilot and wireless operator were the sole occupants. No . From the plane was heard. Blood on coat Melbourne saturday. The mys Tery surrounding bloodstains on a Man s coat discovered by police yesterday during the search for a three year old child remains unsolved. The child was found unharmed yesterday afternoon during an intensive search by a wire less patrol for the child who wanderer away from Home yesterday morning the police were told by a woman that she saw a Man who had been previously noticed talking to the child drop his coat and run away. J fresh bloodstains were found on the sleeve Lapel and front of the coat show ring fatality Melbourne saturday. Tragedy marred the last Day of the Royal show in Melbourne today when miss Frances rav 19. Of Camberwell received in juries in a fall from her horse which resulted in her death later in the Mel Bourne Hospital. Miss Ray s horse reared up in the Arena and fell Back on her crushing her Chest piercing a lung and giving her severe internal injuries. Miss Ray was a Well known victorian horse woman. Cars collide a Stone pier 2 it. Long and a Jarrah Tramway signpost 10 it. High were shattered and a Hole knocked in a 12-in. Brick Wall by a motor car driven by or. F. R. Lucas of Hazelwood Avenue Rusmore Park Secretary of Cresco fertilizer ltd., after a collision with an other car at the intersection of Ken Sington Road and Giles Street Toorak this afternoon. Or. Lucas and a woman passenger escaped with a shaking. The Wall was at the Corner of or. O. Von Rieben s property which occupies the entire Block. The Wall was damaged for a distance of 10 it. Or. Lucas car was travelling East along Kensing ton Road when it came into collision with a car entering the intersection from George Street Norwood. Neither of the cars was seriously damaged. Died in ambulance mrs. M. A. Viney of acacia Street Seacliff invalid pensioner died while being taken to the Adelaide Hospital in a South australian ambulance to night. She had been ill for some time having suffered from blood pressure. A report will be submitted to the City Coroner or. Blackburn. Thieves break into Glenelg chemist shop breaking the Glass in the door of the chemist shop of or. C a. M. Reid of Anzac Highway Glenelg at about 6.45 tonight thieves entered the shop and stole �4/10/ from the till. The theft was discovered by or. Reid when he arrived to reopen the shop at 7 . The Glenelg police Are investigating the theft. Annual father and son Golf Competition at Kooyenga a group of comply Titkos who look pan in tie annual Fanci and son gelt event at Kooyenga today Dis cussing their prop Ccu. From left Dallas Crook and his father or. W. F. Crook or. C. G. Felstead with his. Son c. R. G. Felstead. Leg broken when horse Falls k. Voiture in crash Keith goitre who broke his left leg when valiant chief fell i Mooney Valley this afternoon. Keith Hief Alley afternoon. Melbourne saturday. When making a dash for the leaders in the Quality Handicap at Mooney Valley today. Valiant chief Ridden by k. Voiture crashed to Ine ground Ana Voiture s Lert leg was broken. Voiture was taken to St. Vincent s Hospital. Valiant chief was very lame when he cooled Down and May not run in the Caulfield cup. The stewards opened an inquiry into the incident and after taking some evidence adjourned it until Voiture is Able to give his version of the occur rence. Valiant Chiet who started favorite in a great betting race was making up his ground at a great rate half Way through the race when Voiture appeared to go for an opening in which there was insufficient room and valiant chief fell. The horse apparently hit the tails heavily As there were Marks of paint on him when he j galloped Back to Tufi stand. Valiant chief is Likely to be affected in his immediate engagements but Bis Trainer f. Hoysted could make no definite statement until he saw How the horse fared during the next few Days. Valiant chiefs fall probably will mean his absence from the Caulfield cup Field in which race Voiture prob ably would have Ridden him last Spring Voiture bad a phenomenal run of Success in big events in Melbourne. Among his victories were the Melbourne cup on Marabou Vic Toria Derby on feldspar. Oaks on Nalda wifi Ianstown cup on Garrio Cox plate on Garrio and in Sydney the Epsom Handicap on synagogue. The South australian counter patrol hot favorite at 7/4 against in the first division of the Ailsa Handicap broke the course record when he ran the seven and a half furlongs in l31$. Equal favorite wits Santa Casa at 9/2 against. Etymology scored with ease in the �1,000 a. V. His kens Steeple Chase. Several jockeys were slightly injured in Falls in the two jumping events. H. Skidmore and w. Elliot each Rode a winning double. Racine details on pare 4i new favorite for big cup Melbourne saturday. Golden Promise was installed a warm favorite for the Caulfield cup after the races at the Valley today. And was Connie i for substantial amounts with Gold Rod Conan Dale and Silver ring. The most popular fancies in the two cups Are Caulfield cup Golden Promise Conan Dale Pamela oratory talking. Melbourne cup Gold Rod Conan Dale Silver ring Sylvan Date. Mala Shakespeare. Cons tos. Davis cup Star returns Home today Adrian quist South australian member of the Davis cup team re turned today in title Sooltan. He was met at outer Harbor by Don turn Ball right. In the Centre is or. C. Spronley manager of the team. Onist is now no. 4 in the world ranking. Rich society girl drowned disappeared from Steamer Sydney saturday. Richly dressed in a Silver mus quash fur coat and other expensive clothing and jewellery the body of miss Constance Mcrae a Lovely Platinum blonde of 27, who had inherited a Small Fortune in Melbourne was found washed up on the Sands of Watson s Bay Early this morning. The drowned girl who recently made a trip to Japan was returning to Melbourne by the Tanda. A wireless messages to Sydney today reported that she had disappeared Erom the ship. Police believe this happened before the Tanda cleared the Heads shortly after Midnight on Fri Day. How the Young and Lovely heiress came to be in the water is at present a mystery to solve which . Gorman and Mcrae of the . Have been assigned. On arrival at Melbourne Early Tomor Row a squad of police will meet the Tanda and no passengers will be allowed ashore until the fullest Inqui Ries have been made. The body was identified late to Day by or. J. V. Latham of Roseville who had been ship s doctor on the Tanda when miss Mcrae made her round trip to Japan. In perfect health a postmortem examination showed that miss Mcrae was in perfect and Normal health and doctors could Dis cover no. Reason Why she should have taken her life nor can any ? Circum stance of her life be found which would suggest that she May have committed suicide. She had wealth and Beauty and apparently everything to live for. She had travelled extensively and intended going to England for the Coro nation. Miss Mcrae was born at gun Nedah. New South Wales. She was born Burns. Her parents died when she was Young and she was adopted by a Melbourne woman whose brother in Law a Melbourne solicitor became her guardian until she inherited her estate from her Mother two years ago. Miss Mcrae had a Flat in East Melbourne. Her father is believed to have been a solicitor in Sydney. One of her Brothers is training for the Priesthood in Melbourne. The other is in com Mercial life. On Friday before the Tanda sailed at 11 . Miss Mcrae bought at a King Street shoe store a pair of Blue kid which she was wearing when her body was found. The were part of a striking Blue ensemble she wore a Blue frock with yellow Clover Leaf pattern and a Small Blue Pillbox shaped hat on her luxuriant Platinum blonde hair. Was avid Reader Many people remember having seen miss Mcrae in Darling Hurst Road Kings Cross where mrs. Leo Franklyn wife of the Well known stage comedian was attracted by a splash of Blue and was recognised by miss Mcrae whom she had known in Melbourne. Or. Leo Franklin said miss Mcrae was an unusual Type of girl. She was very Well educated and an avid Reader of Good books including russian and other foreign translations and frequently discussed Art and plays. She was sophisticated but often showed marked religious impulses and at those times conferred with her brother a student priest. Miss Mcrae would never be photo graphed even by Street photo and was not readily Given to male friendships. Fond of jewellery she was wearing when her body was found a White Gold wristlet watch which had stopped at 1 ., Pearl and Turquoise earrings and a jewelled armlet. Pearls apparently from a broken neck let were found in her hair. Or. Arnold Westley a Melbourne solicitor said tonight that he had received letters from miss Mcrae while she was on her tour in the East. He could suggest no reason Why she should take her life. Miss Mcrae left the Tanda at Hong Kong and rejoined the ship at Kobe Japan. She left it again at Yoko Hama and rejoined it at Hon Kong. On a Finger on her left hand miss Mcrae wore an aquamarine ring but As far As is known she was not in based. City photographers have Busy night perhaps it was the benign Spring in fluence but whatever the cause Ade Laide photographers had an unusually Bush time tonight taking wedding groups. A Rundle Street photographer had 14 of such engagements while another photographer in Gawler place had 12. A number of other photographers were also occupied and it was estimated that More than 40 wed dings were celebrated in the City and suburbs tonight. So quickly did the wedding groups arrive that at one stage two pairs of newly weds and their parties were waiting together at a lift to take them to a photographer s rooms. Parts of Rundle Street and Gawler place were lined with luxurious look ing cars and the pavements were crowded with interested spectators mostly women. Confetti was plentiful. In fact it was easy to Tell photographers establishments for trails of confetti were Multi coloured guides. ? each week the mail will publish in the Midnight edition pictures of the finish of each race at meetings in the metropolitan area. The first of these the eight finishes at Morphet Tville to Day appear on Page 5. Stop press Bilbao bombed London. A san Sebastian report says that Spanish insurgents dropped 100 bombs on Bilbao yesterday setting fire to Many build Ings and damaging the British consulate. It is believed that casualties run into hundreds. The bombardment was repeated this morning and will be continued until the City surrenders. Perry turns Tennis professional latest moves indicate quist May contemplate change later although there has been no official announcement messages Between american Tennis professionals and the australian Lawn Tennis Council indicate that Fred Perry has become a professional. A Sten he has been contemplating for some tune. Adrian quist the South australian Davis cup Star hinted on his return from abroad today that he too might consider turning professional later but that he was not thinking of such a move at present. Hint Given in Tilden Cable by the stroller Perry s switch to professionalism has i been feared by the All England Tennis i authorities for several years and after Perry won the Wimbledon Champion ship and the United states National title offers made to tempt Perry away from the Amateur ranks were apparently too attractive to refuse. When the United states professionals Ellsworth vines and Bill Tilden cabled the australian Council recently that they wished to defer further discussion about a visit to Australia pending professional developments it was apparent that a move by Perry was imminent May enter films Perry for three years has been the Best player in the world. He has held Sway at Wimbledon for three consecutive seasons. A breakdown when in America last season prevented his playing in Australia and he told me that it suggested to him How perilously close a Tennis player could be to concluding his career because of an in jury. It is suggested that Perry will also sign up with a leading film company. Perry s ambition for years has been to get on the screen and he has always thought Hollywood an Ideal spot. Perry turned 27 on May 18. He was unknown in the Tennis world six years ago and made a meteoric Rise. It is said that proficiency at table Tennis suggested to him that he might be some Good if he trained for the out Side game effect on . Tourney the Centenary committee of the .l.t.a. Will be concerned at Perry s turning professional because this Means that the world no. 1 player May not appear in Adelaide. I do not think there is sufficient Money Here to tempt the Perry vines Tilden troupe to Australia. Exhibition games would not Appeal to the australian Public As they apparently do to americans. Quist discusses his position discussing the possibility of Bis turn ing professional quist who returned to Adelaide from the Davis cup tour in the Sooltan today said it is not much Good turning professional unless you Are ranked no. 1 or 2 in the world and i am Only no. 4. Quist said that it was almost certain that Fred Perry toe world Champion would become a professional before next Wimbledon. If so Britain would find it almost impossible to retain the Davis cup. Surprise that Jean Borotra the 38 year old French player had been ranked above Vivian Mcgrath of Australia in the times list was expressed by quist. He said that Al though Borotra was a first class doubles player his singles play was not Good enough to give him such a High place in world ranking. Rest from big Tennis quist has brought Back with him 500 it. Of film of the Davis cup Challenge match in which Britain Defeated Australia and also one of the new Stream lined rackets Popularised by Austin of England. Quist wants a rest before taking up big Tennis again but he Hopes to Start District games again in a fortnight. The manager of the team or. C e. Sproul who is also returning in the Sooltan said that there was every Chance that a British women s Tennis team would visit Australia next year. I am very pleased with the result of the trip said or. Sproule and it was a pleasure to look after the team. Craw Ford Mcgrath and quist made one of the most popular Davis cup teams Europe has seen. They were Given wonderful receptions everywhere or. Sproule added that the Flea Natal Side of the tour had been most Satis factory. There would be a profit but definite figures would not be known for some weeks. Luncheon to Onist Page 2 Allan s pianos Are instruments you can depend Are the highest possible Quality obtainable at their Price. 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