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Adelaide News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1930, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia becoming unsettled Fine for the present but Cloudy and unsettled weather gradually advancing from the West some rain. Up to 3 o clock this afternoon maximum Pesature in Adelaide 57.0. Barometer 30.25 temperature 39.8 at 5 . Visit of Friiss Johnson preparations for Adelaide Welcome Large crowd expected to witness Landing. Accommodation is available for about 20,000 people at Imort Nettville racecourse where miss Amy Johnson famous British air woman will arrive on saturday afternoon Ini an Aero club Moth plane from Wellington Lodge. Amplifiers will be installed at various Vantage Points so that every person present will be Able to hear the words of Welcome after the Landing. Tomorrow morning . . Leane Commissi odier of police and i Essres. J. S. Marsh Adelaide manager of c c. Wakefield & co., limited. Churchill Smith Secretary of South australian Aero Clubland r. Hynes Secre tary of South australian jockey club will inspect the racecourse. In the after noon it is probable that the programme committee will meet. So far saturday evening officially is free for miss Johnson but it is possible engagement May be fitted , it is the of the committee not to crowd too Many Public appearances into the programme As miss Johnson hashed a heavy round of Felting in other 8tates. Apart from the laying of wreaths on the Cross of sacrifice and the statue of sir Ross Smith at 10.30 o clock in the morn ing sunday is free of official ceremonies col. W. Dollman president of the South australian Branch of the returned sailors and soldiers Imperial league of Australia and members of the state Board will accompany her at the morning engagement. Preparations Are being made for a Large crowd at palais Royal on monday evening when miss Johnson will be the chief guest at the Ball of the Aero club. Miss Johnson will be in the Box of or. A. C. Ilic hards president of tie club who will present to her during the evening a Gold badge representin5 life membership of the club. Dancing partners dancing partners for miss Johnson Are being arranged for members of the programme committee. The air woman is expected to spend some time at Thile Ball so it is Likely that she will take part in a number of dances. Or. Marsh stated today that gifts for miss Johnson May be left at government House where she will be a guest Durini her stay in Adelaide. It will not be pos sible for her to accept presents personally. They will be acknowledged b letter. It is a that 3,0j women will be present at the exhibition building on the evening of tuesday july 1, when a Welcome will be extended to miss Johnson. Mrs. J. L. Leal president of the rational Council of women will be in the chair and 72 societies of women workers will be represented As Well As those women who do not belong to any club or society. The programme will not As has been stated some correspondents to the press said miss Adelaide Miethke who with miss Phebe Watson is Secretary to the committee be a Long list of dry speeches. The committee is aiming at a Bright and Jolly evening. It is hoped that the programmes will be printed in time for distribution to country centres so that women Outback May be Able to follow the proceedings wireless. Funds for distressed when representatives of the societies met the question of admission tickets was raised. It was realised that Man thousands of women will be unable to be accommodated in the building and it was decided to make a charge for admission to those who can attend. All surplus funds will be devoted to the Relief of distress and so that the Relief May be greater the Price of 2/ a ticket was agreed a representative of Charles Birks and co., limited. Welfare club has been appointed distributor of tickets to the Gene ral Public who May obtain these at the Emporium of this company after wednes Day morning. Members of the 72 Socie ties represented May procure tickets from their respective secretaries. It is understood that members f the women s welfare committee will form part of the reception committee at Morphett Tille on saturday afternoon when miss Johnson arrives. Several Adelaide firms have offered to arrange to place on View the Jason s quest the aeroplane in which miss Johnson flew from England to Brisbane. It has no been possible to secure the machine for Adelaide however. It will be shipped from Bourne the p and o. Liner travel from Fremantle the air woman will Fly from Melbourne to Wellington Lodge in a Hawk from there will come to Adelaide in an Aero club Moth a machine of the same Type As the Jason s quest refused �10 note air woman and bookmaker " " autograph not Given Melbourne today. Miss Johnson declined a �10 note on saturday. A bookmaker at Caulfield made out a ticket for that amount to Queen of the air and sent it to the. Air woman with a notification that it was a winning ticket in any race that miss Johnson wished to present it. The air woman was delighted at the compliment but after examining the ticket More closely found a reason compelling her to refuse acceptance. On the Back were the words please for acceptance miss Johnson would have had to break her Rule not to give her autograph. The bookmaker however received a Messare of appreciation of his kindly thought. Water Supply works committee to meet tomorrow morning members of the pubic works committee will meet to discuss proposed works for improvement of Ade Laide water Supply. Evidence Given or. R. G. Wilton Engineer for Adelaide. Water District willbe reviewed. It is expected that the re port of the committee will be Laid on the table of the Assembly Early next week. The question of the construction of a Bridge from port Adelaide to Birkenhead will b e next considered the committee. Regulations being observed restrictions on the use of water in the metropolitan area imposed last week Are being observed the Public. Or. J. H. O. Eaton Engineer in chief stated this morning that so far he had no complaints from inspectors of any breach of the regu s shows 8-Adelaide town Hall Balkhaus. Ii 2.30, and 8-Majes in theatre 11, 2, and 8--fhegent theatre lord Byron of ii 2, and 8--wo n d e r g r a p h talkies Only the 12, 2.30, and 8-West s Olympia Oid diggers of ii 8, and 7.45-York theatre Street All Day grand theatre so Long All Day new Pavilion the cock eyed a Ozone Ade Laide and Enfield bulldog d re Wimmond semaphore men without women " marry Atville the last of mrs. Stap talkies Unley Noah s 8-colonel. Light talkies 10, 2.30, and 7.30-elite palais Pifie Street skating 10.30 to 10.30-japanese Garden palais. Enelog skating. All Day zoo. Military College Transfer from Dun Troon May be to Sydney can Berra today. While admitting that the Federal government was exploring avenues which economies might be effected in his department transferring the Royal military College from Dun Troon to one of the state capitals or. A. E. Green minister of defence said today that it was premature to suggest that Cabine Thad decided to Transfer the College to Victoria Barracks Sydney. It is known however that Victoria baracks is being considered As the future location of the College. Final determinations will be Madle Cabinet at an Early Date. Search for Coal Council refuses application Adelaide City Council at its meeting this afternoon had before it an application from the mines department for Permis Sion to bore for Coal in the North West Parkland. It was decided that no action be taken. L Mimi old coins found or. P. C. Swaffer of 11 Ella Street Parkside while taking up the flooring of a House in that District found eight old Copper coins. They consisted of three half pennies dated 1860, 1861, and 1900, and four coins presumably pennies Date 1854 1862, 1899 and 1902. One of these bore the words Warburton 11 Little Bourke Street Many foreign can cutters engaged 90 per cent. British born demanded Union Townsville today. Instead of the estimated 75 per cent. Only 49 per cent. Of britons have been engaged for work in the South Johnstone canes leads area. Strong com. Merit was made on this engagement of foreigners at a meeting of the British preference league. It was also stated that 36 returned soldiers who were promised assign. Ments to British gangs have been placed in foreign gangs and wll. Have to work under foreign foremen. Of 339 Cone cutters signed on in the Cabinda Are on saturday 74 per cent. Were British born. Trouble has now developed at Kalama near Ayr. Where the australian workers Union has in fused to allow members to sign on for Hli Arvest ing operations until the Farmers agree to employ 90 pier cent. British born cutters and Field hands. This is almost equivalent to Complete Boycott. Both of naturalised and in naturalised Southern europeans. And is the most drastic action yet taken Bri Tish can cutters an the Northern Field. Speakers at the meeting said that while every foreigner in the District had secured employment there were Many British born men with wives and children to sup port. Who had lived in the neighbor Rhood for years but were unable to secure con tracts. They were faced with the Possi ability if they did not secure employment this season of having to sell their Homes and leave the District. Many of them have been unemployed since last season and Are almost destitute. Midi dance race British motor Triumph two records made special to the news be mans. France june 22. Nearly 70,000 persons witnessed a magnificent British motoring Triumph which concluded the 24-hour endurance test Between 17 cars representative of Britain Germany. France Italy and the United states. Thousands of hungry spectators mobbed the refreshment stands at Midnight. Many thousands sat throughout the night watching every phase of the contest. Others participated in open air dancing and thousands of. Women were seen asleep Early in the morning almost on the Edge of the course. The hero of the contest was capt. Al. R. Birken. Driving a Bentley he sacrificed his car and risked his life to ens ure a British Victory. He fulfilled orders to. Go As fast As he could at any coat and did four of the most astonishing laps Ever seen. He passed a Mercedes Benz his most formidable opponent at.120 Miles an hour with no tread left on one of his Back tyres. The Mercedes got away first. Capt. Birken was 22 Sec. Behind but made this up within three laps. During the fourth he passed the crack German drive i and the crowd gasped in horror As it saw that one of his Back tyres was in shreds. All were. Amazed to see capt Birken continue at the same Speed lot three quarters of the next Lap Whelin the Tyre burst. Four other Bentley took up the Chat Lenge of the solitary Mercedes which with screaming supercharger strove Gal. Lastly. Toward dusk on saturday. Night capt. Woolf Barnato was 8 Sec behind the. Mer cedes. 1 o clock on sunday Morling he was a Lap ahead. Suddenly. The Mercedes broke Down and its Driver was forced to abandon the race capt. Barnato. Kept the Lead and won comfortably in his six Cylinder Bentley at an average Speed of 76 Niiles an hour Over a distance of 1,830 Miles which is easily a record for the course scat. Birken eclipsed the Lap record at 81 Miles an hour. Central Council of South australian wheat growers Protection association at meeting today members met at the chamber of Commerce. Left to right messes. R. Bedford a w. Neindorf l. Orwell c. A. E. Schiller f. G. Bonnin a. E. Maycock chairman and presid ent. T. C. Stott Secretary. E. W. Pearson. H. B. Scheer. L. N a Galley. And w. H. Todd. Wheat Pool ballot postponement desired deputation tomorrow at a special meeting of the South australian wheat growers Protection Assoc a. Tion held in the chamber. Of Commerce building this afternoon it was arranged that a deputation should wait upon the Hori. S. R. Whitford minister of Agri culture at 11.30 o clock tomorrow morn ing. It will urge the minister to postpone the ballot on the Federal compulsory wheat Pool until the Bill has been passed. Trying trip Sydney to Darwin Ketch Crew suffers Perth today. Three Young men travelling in a Ketch from Sydney to Darwin were blown off their course when North West of Australia. Unwashed their food supplies. Reduced to Cocoa Mustard and baking powder but Well and cheerful they met the Schooner of the Kimberley exploration party at the Entrance to Robinson River Inlet North East of Derby. The three were on a Hope less. Search for water. They stated that their Ketch Thisbee 30 it. Long drawing 3 it. Of water and carrying no ballast Hadl. Lost one Anchor and that the engine was out of commission. The three travellers left Sydney Early in May for Darwin. They were supplied with sufficient food and water to enable them to reach port. Miss May Holman ml.a., of Waves Tern Australia was entertained at Lun Cheon the state. Ministry at Parlia ment House today. Before the Public his Royal highness the Prince of Wales whose titles include those of Earl of Chester Duke of Cornwall Duke of Rothesay Earl of Carrick Baron of Renfrew lord of the Isles and. Great Steward of Scotland and High Steward. Of. Windsor eel Prince of Wales Brates today Tihe thirty sixth anniversary of his birth. He . At White Lodge Richmond Park and entered the Navy through the Royal naval col Leges of Osborne and Dartmouth. He was appointed a midship Man on june 22, 1911. At the out break of War he was commissioned As second lieutenant in the Grenadier guards and sent to the front As aide de Camp to thei b3ritish conic rider in chief. At noon today a Salute of 21 guns was fired at the Parade ground the 13th brigade australian Field artillery. The h on. L. Hill Premier will open Westbourne Park infant school next Fri Day morning at 10.30 o clock. R. A. Gibbs Secretary of the Youn men s Christian association at. Bombay arrived in Adelaide this morning to assist in arranging the world work week Campaign. The lecture entitled a University court of Public administration its scope Aid value which was to have been d delivered to members of the Institute of Public administration tonight for. J. W. Wainwright assistant Audi Tor general has been postponed application has been made elder s trustee and. Executor company limited and mrs a. R. And or. W. N. Legallez Adelaide for probate of the will of or. W. T. Legallez formerly of Cooman Dook Farmer who died on May 21. The estate is sworn not to exceed. In Gross value �5,300. Mrs. Hannah Beaven whose death has occurred at Gepp s Cross at the age of 79, had lived in that District for Many years. A native of England she arrived i Australia about 60 years ago. She was the widow of or. John Beaven. Rev. John Warren conducted the burial. Ser vice i a North Road cemetery this morn ing. This morning the Hon. R. S. Richards commissioner of Crown land accompanied members of the pastoral Board left motor car for port Augusta. From there the party. Will go As far As Tarcola inspecting pastoral properties and enquiring into the problems of pastoralist. The party will be absent a fortnight. Or. Willie Hennigs who died yesterday at his residence. Byron Street. Glenelg. Was an undertaker. Born at Adelaide 42 years ago. He was a son of the late or. Eduard Hennigs. He was fond of outdoor life and spent much. Time shooting. He Wae keenly intae ested in dogs. He has left a widow and one daughter miss Judith Hennies of Glenelg. Mesdames Harold Rollock. Of Mont Gambier and Dudley. Mathews of Myrtle. Bank. Are Sisters. Interstate temperatures maximum. Minimum. Lip to noon Adelaide. .56.0 39.8 Melbourne. 47. 34 Sydney -. 57 52 Brisbane. 67 56 of Hort 50 41 Perth. .6 5 Canberra 54 42 Darwin. 06 6 West Maitland floods help for refugees Sydney today. Because. Floodwaters in the North Are receding slowly it will be a week before Many of the families Are Able to return to their waterlogged Homes. Some of them declare that Uliey will ii Ever again live in Ari As subject to flood ing. They have suffered heavy losses and Are not prepared to take further risks. Refugees at West Maitla lid town Hall Are being Well cared for generous Andl self sacrificing helpers. Everything pos sible is being Doie for Dis a Ossed families. They Are being supplied regularly with hot meals. While the Ricer has shown a drop of 18 ft., the fall of floodwaters in some districts has not exceeded.12 in. Two pits at East Greta have been Ren dered unworkable. They Are East Greta and Glen Ayr. Two Airfield collieries have escaped serious damage and May again produce Coal it will tit Ebor to Iii tile. Another Large subsidence has occurred Between Glen Greta and Glen Ayr and it is thought that this will merge into the Large chasm which opened on Friday. Although water is falling rapidly East Greta township is still Cut off Road and rail from Maitland. Aberdare Central. Was the Only Collier in the Cessnock District Able to Wori. Today. It is expected that it will be Idle for the remainder of the week. After operations today All available empty a Gorns will have been filled. Floods at Maitland have meant a loss of �40,000 in wages to Miniers in die. South Maitland Field. The portion of the South Maitland railway nearest Greta is still under water. When this has cleared it is expected that the line will be repaired. Until then no Coal or Passen Ger trains can be run. �25,000 loan Adelaide Council works relieving unemployment or. J. Lavington Bonython lord mayor reported to a meeting of Adelaide City Council this afternoon that he with Mir. H. P. Beaver. had i Ter viewed the Hon. L. L. Hill Premier and conveyed to him the decision of the Council to borrow �25000 from the government for unemployed Relief work. The terms of the loan and repayment had not been definitely settled the government and a further report on this Point would be made As soon As information was available. The committee to whom the allocation of the loan was referred the Cou Vicil recommended that �12,000 be devoted to constructing a storm water Culvert in the West Parkland from Franklin. Street. To the River Torrens. The allocation of the balance of the loan was deferred until the next meeting of the committee. 0 North Terrace line scheme before Cabinet following a conference Between messes. W. G. T. Goodman general manager of the tramways Trust and c. B. Ande soil railways commissioner regarding the me thirds to be ad8pted to Cater. For the travelling Public resident Between Anzac Highway and the North Terrace railway line to Glenelg a report has been presented to the Hon. commissioner of Public works. The minister stated this morning that the subject would be considered Cabi net this afternoon. House on fire exciting escape inmates. Melbourne today. Early today mrs. Alexander her 10-year old daughter Eileen Arnd Hei Niece. Miss. Ivy Purdy. In a House in Wyndhan. Street Shepparton woke Ulp to discover the. Building on fire. With the outlet blocked . The flames the frantic inmates broke a window and escaped. I mrs Alexander fainted on a Footpath i outside. Although thie House and e6nteh to were destroyed adjoining extensive stables. In which there were several race j horses. Were undamaged. �. Cutting Federal estimates. Task begun Cabinet this morning work rationing May be extended " Canberra today. S what will probably prove the most difficult and disagreeable task that .-ha.?confronted the present government since it took office was faced Ca jilt when it assembled this morn ing., ministers began the duty of Cut Ting still More deeply into estimates submitted Heads of depart intents w already been severely pruned. There is a feeling at Canberra that the government May consider seriously the idea of extending to other departments thle principle of rationing of work already adopted in the defence department. But whatever their views May be ministers Are silent on the subject. Strong Case could be made out for this course. If the government Intro diced the scheme of compulsory leave it hoi pay for one week in every 11, a saving of More than �500,000 in the com in year would be possible. Defence allocations already have been reduced to a minimum and the abolition of the development and migration Comini Sion the prime minister s depart ment ii expected to save �50,000 a year. In edition to �80,000 a year saving As the result of the suspension of assisted migration. So far no departments other than de Fence have been subject to such heavy reductions in actual salary outlay. For its 28,764 employees the common wealth service salaries Bill was �10,734,314. Even without embarking on any drastic Economy the Cost this year would have been smaller. Overtime last year a wonted to �91,957 but following orders issued or. J. Ii. Scullin prime minister soon after As suming office this item was ruthlessly is believed that the introduction of rationing throughout the service would cause an outcry from Public servants of the ground that one Section of the Community was being singled out and Given an undue share of the Burden that should be carried All citizens. Sallie i confession woman kills another Story of fight in Adelaide Melbourne today. Stating that she wanted to give herself up for having killed a. Woman in Adelaide two and a half year Sago a Wivi Iman told a remarkable Story to co stable w. A be Thun in Carlyon s hotel on saturday. Slater at the police station the woman Sade a statement in which she said that two Anid a half years ago she was living in Lei?.y Street Birkenhead. One after noon Ahli was drinking in an Adelaide Hotl with another woman whom she Kii Eif is Pommy Tih Erc was an argument following which she went with some seamen to the he noise where. She was staying. A Row occurred there. The woman is alleged to Lave stated that she fought the other Wodman until separated their companions. Slater the two women went into the dining room where the fight was renewed Pommy. Nell according to the statement was knocked Down and then pulled to. Her feet. Again. The woman is said to have told Constable be Thun that she picked up a bottle from the table and threw it at her opponent. She did not know whether it struck the other woman but she fell. Pommy Nell was picked up and taken to a bedroom. Sch had two Black eyes and was bleeding from the Mouth. During the several weeks she remained there she complained of pains in the head. Later she left the Houdie Anid was sent to Hospital. Constable Bethun was told the woman that she came to Melbourne about a Vear ago where she was informed that p6mmy Nell had died. O i saturday afternoon she stated that she met a Seaman at an hotel in Spencer Street Ian id he asked her about the Ade Laide incident. She then decided to give herself up. At Bourke Street West watch House lbs a if Albarty married of Sussex Street Montague was charged with vagrancy at the City. Court today she was remanded for a week pending enquiries in Adelaide. Enquiries in Adelaide Adelaide police believed that Pommy Nell in identical. With Nellie Leigh or Leenella Leigh whose age was Given As 32 years died in Adelaide Hospital on june 10, 1928 she was admitted on March 13 of that year. Her address was Given to the Hospital authorities As port Adelaide. Thieves at Glenelg two shops visited the shop of or. E. A. Rugless Draper a Liza Highway Glenelg was entered be tween saturday night and 4 o clock this morning. Entry was. Gained smashing two pad locks on an Iron Gate which was wrenched from the front of the shop. Two Addi Lionial locks were wrenched off the door in which the Glass had Aleo , so that a Yale lock could be released. Uhitil an inventory is taken the value of the goods stolen cannot be ascertained. An attempt to enter the tobacconist Holp of or. John Edgar of. Anzac High a Awais also made at about 2.45 o clock this morning. Glass in the front door was broken Buti the intruders were disturbed or. Edgar nothing was taken. Detectives and police Are making in qty ivies. Home edition leadership of British conservatives May change see Page 7. I it 1 Rhi ii in s op3pitali senior nurses resign superintendent and Deputy for reasons which the administration will not divulge Sisters b. S. Rosman superintendent of nurses at. Adelaide children s hos.?ital and a e. Smith Deputy superintendent have resigned from the staff. Applications will be called this week to fill their places. At present Sisters Ella Young and l. C. Tucker Are acting super. Intendant and Deputy superintendent respectively. When questioned this afternoon messes. C. A j. Glover chairman of. The Hon and e. A. Smith Lay superintendent confirmed the fact that Sisters Rosman and Smith had resigned but re fused to. Disc eiss the matter. Sister Rosman admitted it at she had Sei vere Iier connecti6ixl ii til the Tion where she jihad been s Loperin Trident of nurses for ii years. She id been employed at the Hospital for 20 years. Statements that the nurse s at the hos Pital presented a petition on the subject were emphatically denied or. Smith. Lie said that the nurses had displayed no feeling whatever in the matter. Railways commission or. Anderson examined or. C. B. Anderson railways commissioner gave evidence concerning the til Lunga line before the railways commission this morning. He informed the commission that the estimated Cost of reinforcing a Bridge to enable Mikado Type engines to be used on the line was �37,000, and that of that sulm �30,000 had been spent already. The commission adjourned at 1 o clock to enable the inspection of Islington work shops to be continued. L _ _ capt. W. H. Bentt dead Meleg Tomtz Leday capt. W. E. Bonett Meriner master of the Eil yer i Loch t Enn Acher wish in w on ka1.ji,t Tsiang about 25 years go died today i t private hot Pital at the = e f y5 Eari. had lived t Trio Hospital f 20 of l. A ? Hodr of Lloyd s medal the Victeria Gigcoms of the mercantile Rorvik. Strip e at u. 7wor i k Toniy Tiky. Cutters 13n cd Tience but Over employee. C Mari. Ing the second Batch of evriker., ave Appal a " be work. A. Anco Hae a t t1he orig to a1 it acre not seek in on change sales reported on the is in Exchange of Adelaide this after Ripon included the following icon i i ppr Ciary. 7 d cent. Debentures �101 5/ North broken Bill 51/0 broken Hill South 39, great Doulder 1/s Prncess Royal 11%d. Mutooro Junction 3d. Brown s Reward Spaid,1 iced. Eat of Nellie Lieh Chia 1 0 c Lyof Nollis o the brim. Early. In 16$ peo Rary Nell h d two Shekey is wet Ion Cordia to her Story had Bon to Amine in a fight with another i Oman. 4g. ,

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