Report of the Royal Commission on Uniform Standards for Foods and Drugs in the States of the Commonwealth of Australia : together with evidence and appendices

Corporate Author: Royal Commission on Uniform Standards for Foods and Drugs in the States of the Commonwealth of Australia
Other Authors: Angwin, W. C., Bice, John George, Sir, 1853-1923, Butler, George H., Callaway, William Alfred, 1857-1937, Coghlan, F. A., Denham, D., McDermott, P. J., McGowen , James Sinclair Taylor, 1855<U+2013>1922, Murray, John, 1851-1916, Sholl, L. H., Solomon, Albert Edgar, 1876-1914, Thompson, John Ashburton, 1846-1915, Tremlett, F. C. G., New South Wales. Governor (1909-1913 : Chelmsford), Queensland. Governor (1909-1914 : MacGregor), South Australia. Governor (1909-1914 : Bosanquet), Tasmania. Governor (1909-1913 : Barron), Victoria. Governor (1911-1914 : Fuller), Western Australia. Governor (1909-1913 : Strickland)
Published: [Melbourne : Albert J. Mullett, Government Printer], 1913
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1913-14, no. 11
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor"
Commissioner: J. Ashburton Thompson
Secretary: F. C. G. Tremlett
"Chelmsford, Governor" New South Wales
"Jas. S. McGowen" New South Wales
"F. A. Coghlan, Under Secretary" New South Wales
"Wm. MacGregor" Governor Queensland
"D. Denham" Queensland
"P. J. McDermott, Under Secretary, Chief Secretary's Department" Queensland
"Day H. Bosanquet" Governor South Australia
"John G. Bice, Chief Secretary" South Australia
"L. H. Sholl, Under Secretary" South Australia
"Harry Barron, Governor" Tasmania
"Geo. H. Butler, Chief Secretary" Tasmania
"A. E. Solomon (for Chief Secretary)" Tasmania
"John Fuller" Governor Victoria
"J. Murray" Victoria
"W. A. Callaway, Under Secretary" Victoria
"G. Strickland, Governor" Western Australia
"W. C. Angwin (for Colonial Secretary)" Western Australia
Witnesses examined New South Wales: Albert Baldry Abel (manager Marrickville Margarine Co.), Charles Gilbert Abel (managing director Abel & Co. pastrycooks, confectioners & bread bakers Newtown), John Thomas Aisbett (cordial manufacturer Scone), Robert Knight Allport (wholesale druggist 9 O'Connell St. Sydney), Charles Alfred Burnet (a director of A. H. Burnet & Co. merchants/manufacturers of food products Australia House Chalmers St. Sydney), William Cann (baker Newcastle), Charles James Carroll (chemist Manly), Dr Henry George Chapman (acting Physiology professor University of Sydney), Charles William Clayton (manager Kops' Australia), Dr Robert Roderick Hardman (Bachelor of Medicine/biscuit manufacturer Newtown Sydney), Geoffrey Oberlin Harris (asst. manager for Australia of John Walker and Sons/pres. Wine and Spirit Association of NSW), Samuel Hunter (Hunter and Sons 223 Darling St. Balmain), Dr Sydney Jamieson (surgeon), John Thomas Kelly (foreman pastrycook Burwood), George Samuel Littlejohn (merchant 10 Loftus St. Sydney), Thomas Slade Loney (pharmacist 208 William St. Sydney), Charles Low (gen. sec. United Licensed Victuallers of NSW), Murdo Mackenzie ( director Mauri Bros. and Thomson), Ernest McLaren (cordial maker Tooth & Co., Sydney), Joseph Meek (managing director Lever Brothers Sydney), Thomas Bailey Nossiter (managing director Peacock Jam Co.), Charles Oertel (cordial maker Alexander St., Alexandria), Edmund Sheffield Willoughby Paul (general manager Schweppes Australia), John Thomas Phillips (cordial manufacturer Alfred St. St. Peters), George Walter Pilgrim (manager Tooheys Ltd.'s cordial dept.), Charles Pocock (cordial maker Camperdown), William Short (manufacturing chemist O'Connell St. Newtown), Herbert Tate (director Stanmore Preserving Co.), Alexander Turnbull (manager Robert Harper & Co. coffee, spice & condiment millers Sydney), Andrew Wadsworth (pharmacist 62 Miller St. North Sydney), Francis Reginald Wakelin (manager W. E. Woods manufacturing chemists), Arthur Douglas Walker (manager Biturine and Laver's Manufacturing Companies), Francis Aime Waller (managing director Hawkesbury Condensed Milk Co. Windsor NSW and George Wright (managing director Taylor Bros. jam manufacturers Annandale)
Witnesses examined Tasmania: Henry Charles Abbott (cordial manufacturer Launceston), William Henry Burgess (merchant/partner Burgess Brothers), Herbert Percival Burrows (manufacturer sauces & pickles Kemp St. Hobart), Augustus Conlon (dairy instructor Tasmanian Government), John Francis Erp (manufacturer vinegar, pickles & tomato sauce Hobart), John George Golding (cordial manufacturer Cascade Brewery Co. Collins St. Hobart), Henry Thomas Gould (pharmaceutical chemist/pres. Pharmacy Board of Tasmania/member Pharmaceutical Council), Frederick William Harrison (fruit grower Port Cygnet), Frederick William Heritage (merchant/manufacturer Dehle Bennison, and Co.), Henry Jones (jam manufacturer Hobart), George Edwin Kelly (cordial manufacturer Hobart), Francis William Lord (director W. D. Peacock & Co. jam manufacturers Prince's Wharf Hobart), Archibald Mcrea (licensed victualler Hobart), Andrew John Miller (chemist/druggist Hobart & Zeehan), Richard Edward Miller (managing director R. Miller and Co. soap manufacturers Hobart), Leslie Nicholson Murdoch [also spelled Murdock] (fruit grower/chairman Tasmanian Cider Co.), Henry Nicholls (manager Cascade Brewery Hobart), John Osborne Jun. (fruit & forestry expert Dept. of Agriculture Tasmania), Dr John Smith Purdy MD (chief health officer Tasmania/head of Dept. of Public Health), Arthur Raymon (confectioner/ice cream vendor Harrington St.), Martin Rushton (pharmacist Liverpool St. Hobart), Robert John Terry (government poultry/pig expert/stock inspector & health officer), Arthur Crosby Walch (partner W. Crosby and Co. Collins St. Hobart) and William Fowlie Ward (govt. analyst)
Witnesses examined Western Australia: Richard Henry Barugh (managing director Perth Aerated Water and Bottling Co.), Richard James Bates (manager Burns, Philp & Co.), George Bone (sec. Western Australian Brewers' Association), Joseph Collins (manager Donaldson and Collins aerated waters/ cordial manufactures), Walter Wesley Garner (resident partner F. H. Faulding and Co.), John Glass (fruit preserver Reichardt and Allen, Charles St. Markets), John Bruce Hendry (head of manufacturing dept. Felton, Grimwade, and Bickford Wellington St. Perth), Dr James William Hope (commissioner of Public Health), James Mortimer Macfarlane (provision merchants/butter factory proprietors), Edward Alexander Mann (govt. analyst), Robert Henry Maskiell (jam/condiment manufacturer), Hugh Plaistowe (manufacturing confectioner), James Mackay Seward (wine/spirit importer), William Slattery (manager W. H. Burford and Sons soap & candle manufacturers), Arthur Lindsay Tilly (chemist /photographic merchant Haystreet Perth/pres. Pharmaceutical Society), William Wackett (manufacuring chemist Faulding and Co. Murray St. Perth) and Edward Wilson (manager Robert Harper and Co.)
Witnesses examined South Australia: Dr Thomas Borthwick MD (medical officer Adelaide/officer of health Metropolitan County Board), Frederick Arthur Bowen (manager/director W. H. Burford and Sons manufacturers of soap, starch, candles, cornflour, etc.), John James Breheny (brewer Walkerville Brewery Southwark representing S.A. Brewers' Assoc.), Albert Arthur Brice [appears in index as A. O. Brice] (merchant, dealing mainly in eggs), George Fullarton Cleland (wine/spirit merchant King William St. Adelaide), James Sandford Colquhoun (director Sandford & Co. dealers in farm & dairy products), Henry Woodhouse Crompton (managing director Bunyip Soap Co. Gawler Place Adelaide), James Durward (chemist in charge A. M. Bickford and Son's cordial factory/delegate of S.Aust. Aerated Water Assoc.), John Featherstone (manager A. Walton and Co. confectionary manufacturers Adelaide), James William Catton Grasby (merchant/importer), William Arthur Hargreaves (govt analyst), Alfred Stanley Hopkins (fruit dept. manager G. Wood, Son & Co. dried/canned fruit dealers), Herbert Douglas Howie (fruit grower Renmark representing pear growers), Evan George Jenkins (general merchandise dept. manager G. Wood, Son & Co.), Duncan Forbes Laurie (govt. poultyry expert/lecturer), Robert McEwin (preserve fruit, sauce & jam manufacturer Glen Ewin & College Park/fruit grower), Charles Ansell Lushington Morant (fruit grower Renmark/director Fruit Packing Union at Renmark), Thomas Aitken Nation (South Australian Brewing Co./representative South Australian Brewers' Assoc.), Frederick William Ralph (F. Ralph & Co. Grenfell St. Adelaide general merchants/agents for manufacturers), Edward Henry Rennie (Chemistry professor University of Adelaide), Carew Reynell (wine grower & maker/distiller Reynella), Dr William Ramsay Smith (head Dept. of Public Health of S.A./chairman Central Board of Health &c.), Frederick Jones Stevens (dairy produce expert/storekeeper Glenelg), Dr James Robert Stevenson (doctor Kingscote, Kangaroo Island), John Walton (manufacturing confectioner Twin St. Adelaide), Harry Whitbread (chemist/member Pharmaceutical Society of S.A.), John Williams (manager Co-operative Mineral Waters Co., Walkerville), William Woodroofe (aerated water & cordial manufacturer Adelaide/representative Australian Aerated and Cordial Manufacturers' Protection Assoc.), Percy Alexander Wyatt (general manager Hardy and Sons) and James John Henry Young (pharmaceutical chemist Adelaide/sec. Pharmaceutical Society/Registrar Pharmacy Board)
Witnesses examined Queensland: Alexander Foulis Bell (manager Robert Harper & Co. Brisbane), John Edwin Burnard (jam/preserves manufacturer Burnard Chambers & Co.), Arthur Brand Chater (pharmaceutical chemist/public analyst for Brisbane/rep. Pharmaceutical Society), Joseph Cosgrove (cordial manufacturer South Brisbane/rep. Chamber of Manufactures), William John Costin (wholesale/family chemist Wickham St. Brisbane), Robert Charles Cowley (pharmacist/director College of Pharmacy/sec. Pharmaceutical Society), Lawrence Cusack (cordial maker/vinegar manufacturer/bottler of spirits), George Harrison Darvall (warehouseman Thomas Brown & Sons softgoods merchants), Richard Dewdney Early (cordial manufacturer Gray St. Brisbane/rrep. Queensland Chamber of Manufacturers), Dr John Simeon Colebrook Elkington (commissioner of Public Health Qld.), William Gow Jr. (proprietor/manager/manufacturer W. Gow's "Pure Fruit" Syrup Co.), Frank Green (manager Webster & Co. general merchants Brisbane), John Brownlie Henderson (govt. analyst), John Hiron (biscuit/confectionary manufacturer & rep. Metropolitan Biscuit and Confectionery Manufacturers' Assoc.), Henry Thomas House (cordial maker Brisbane/rep. aerated water companies of Brisbane), John Thomas Joyce (managing director Helidon Spa Water Co.), George Ernest Edward Lambert (manager George S. Lambert and Sons wine growers/wine & spirit merchants), George James Mackay (pharmaceutical chemist/pres. Pharmaceutical Society of Qld.), John Edward Selves Plumridge (confectioner Fortitude Valley Brisbane), James Alexander Portus (manager wine & spirit dept. Thomas Brown and Sons), William George Richardson (wine maker Mary St. Wynnum South), Ernest Hamilton Ruddle (keeper Royal George Hotel Brisbane/rep. Queensland United Licensed Victuallers' Assoc.), James Sparkes (manager Taylor Brothers jam makers Brisbane) and Robert Woods Thurlow (general merchant/manufacturer with interests in vinegar brewery, roast & pack coffees, spices, condiments, etc.)
Witnesses examined Victoria: Frank Lancelot White Ashby [appears in index as F. W. L. Ashby], Arthur Rudolph Bailey (pharmaceutical chemist Glenferrie Rd. Malvern/pres. Pharmaceutical Society of Australia/member Pharmacy Board of Victoria), Percy Turnbull Berry (Messrs. Henry Berry merchants/wholesale grocers/salt merchants/drysalters Collins St., Melb.), Colenso Blogg (manager Bloggs Pty Ltd. manufacturer sauces, cordials, perfumery & toilet soaps Normanby Rd. South Melb.), Alcon Ninus Ascot Bowman (manager Lewis and Whitty Richmond), Charles Mytton Brooke (pharmaceutical chemist/manufacturer lemon squash, candied lemon peel, culinary essences & coffee essence Whiteman St. Melb.), William James Brownscombe (pharmacist/manager Bosisto Pty Ltd. Richmond), William Coghlan (disinfectant manufacturer 292 Little Lonsdale St., Melbourne), Alfred John Dyason (manufacturer cordials, coffee essences, sauces & jams 154 Wellington St. Collingwood), Dr William Heber Green (chemistry lecturer/demonstrator University of Melbourne/member Food Standards Committee of Victoria), Harold William Grimwade (Felton Grimwade & Co. wholesale druggists Melbourne), Joseph Grout (manager Grout Bradley & Co. manufacturing chemists), Dr Bertie Burnett Ham (head Dept. of Public Health Vic./chairman Board of Health/chairman Foods Standard Committee), Frederick Alfred Hancock (ex grocer/sec. Grocers' Assoc. of Victoria) , John Melbourne Joshua (director Joshua Brothers Melb. distillers), Leo Kennedy (Australian rep. Corn Products Refining Co. New York manufacturers glucose, grape sugar & other maize-derived products), Frederick William Kitchen (sub-manager J. Kitchen and Sons Melb.), James Lacey (pharmacist/pres. Pharmacy Board 171 Bourke St., Melbourne), J. G. Melvin (concerned with coffee, spices, meals, etc.), Ludwig Owen Menck (partner Cawsey Menck & Co. St. Kilda Rd. Melb.), James Morris (retail dairyman Melb.), Samuel Meyers (ice cream maker Melb.), William Alexander Osborne (Physiology professor University of Melbourne/member Food Standards Committee), William Peacock (jam manufacturer Melbourne/representative Victorian Jam Manufacturers' Assoc.), Charles Peterson (James. F. McKenzie & Co. Flinders St. Melb. millers/manufacturers of grocers' sundries), Fred. John Edmonds Phillips (manufacturing chemist 317 Collins St. Melb.), Reginald Purbrick (manager Bacchus Marsh Concentrated Milk Co.), Duncan Rankin (pharmaceutical chemist Elsternwick/council member Pharmaceutical Society of Australia), Emil Resch (manager Carlton and United Breweries Melb.), Macpherson Robertson (manufacturing confectioner Argyle St., Fitzroy/representative Manufacturing Confectioners of Victoria), Beresford Roderick (grocer Melb./pres. Grocers' Assoc. of Victoria), William Wright Sr. (wine & spirit merchant Matthem Lang and Company 57 Market St. Melb.), Charles Edward Towl (pharmacist/member Board of Pharmacy), Joseph West (confectioner MacRobertson's confectionery factory Kerr St., Fitzroy but not representing firm) and John A. Wilson (Benger's Food Ltd. 117 Pitt St., Sydney).
Witness examined Sydney: William Edward Woods (manufacturing chemist W. E. Woods & Co., representative London Chamber of Commerce)
Physical Description: lxxii, 282p. ; 33cm.