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CHESS. Australasian Championship. PERTH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
CHESS. Australasian Championship. PERTH. Monday ' ' Following are the results 'of- third and fourth rounds of the Australasian chess championship:—:.. ? ; ??.?'-.-:. : Third v Round.-tf. Crackanthorpe (N.S.W.)'beat C. J. 8. Pnrdv fN.SW.l, B^VJ. Hfll (N.S.W.) beaV Af ± Morris Fourth Round.— 6. Gundersen (V ) beat R. C. Ryan (W.A.). J. Sayers (WA.) beat J. O'Brien (W.A.). . B. J. Hill (N.S.W.) drew with' L. Yonnkman (W.A.). C. J. S. Purdy beat A. Kinman (N.S.W.). J. Crackanthorpe (NJ3.W.) beat A. E. Morris (W.A.), G. Koshnizky (QO beat E. A. Colqaan WX),'
RESTORATION OF CHINA. The Nanking Investigation. SHANGHAI, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
MSTOM» The Nanking Investigation. SHANGHAI. December 31. Tho investigations into . the damago inflicted on Britons and Americans during the Nanking outrages last year have been - completed. It is reported that Britain'^ pliare will amount to £200,000, and Ame rica's to approximately £40,000. CUSTOMS INSPECTOR RESIGNS. SHANGHAI, December 31. The resignation is reported of Mr. Edwardes, British Inspector-General of -' the Chinese Maritime Customs, against Room an sgitation was recently rife in certain Nationalist circles. The agitation was in consequence of Mr. Edwardea'a firm stand against improper interference with the national revenue, of which he n-SB the custodian. -His 'resignation was handed this morning to Mr. Soong, Minis ter of Finance. - .
BUDGET ACCEPTED. French Crisis at an End. PARIS, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
DllDuCl AvvErlMI. French Crisis at an End. PARIS, December 31. The political situation in France is easier, owing to the Chamber of Depnties by 450 votes to 10, and the Senate by 271 to 16, passing the Budget. That ended the Parliamentary session. The likeli hood of a Cabinet crisis was thus elimin ated. The Premier (M. Foincare) is ex pected to make an important speech when explaining the Cabinet policy to the Chamber of Deputies on January, 10, when lie will demand a vote of confidence in the Government.
FORD OUTPUT. 20 Per Cent. Increase. DETROIT. December 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
FORD OUTPUT. 20 Per Cent. Increase. ' ' DETROIT -Dccpnihep 30. The Ford Motor Company, hat au- nounced that it will employ, approxi mately 30,000 more men to increase. ? the production of cars and trucks' by 20 per cent, .within ? the next 60 days, under ita new programme.' If possible, the com pany will maintain the present five-day week for itg employes; hut will keep its plants. running six days weekly. -That is in accordance with Mr. Henry Ford's be lief that five days work is sufficient for a man in a week, but that a six-day week it . not harmful to the company's production.
ENTER 1929. A CUSTOM IMMEMORIAL Good Humour Holds Sway. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
ENTER 1929. I CUSTOM IMMEMORIAL Good Humour Holds Sway. . There h an Irresistible appeal to sentlmen| in the ushering In of a new year. -It may be because it symbollies the beginning of a new life pregnant with possibili ties. In the usheringfinto the world of a new born infant there 'is always a mystic charm both for young and old. x So it is with the coming into being— the first whispering : breatk— of a new year. , Its observance, according to their respective calendars, is common to all nations. Its origin is lost in 'antiquity and doubtless many a Christian who attends a solemn watchnight service would shudder at the suggestion that new year -celebrations are probably nothing less than the survival of pagan rites and. ceremonies, for many such have passed into the Christian calen dar, 'although their significance has been vastly changed with the unfolding of the centuries, It is perhaps, noteworthy that the . early Christian fathers forbade the veneration of new year because of...
CROWDS AT HENLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
-'''^CROWDS'. :-AT; lyNUBV. Henley .Beach was- crowded with' holiday makers oh New Year's Eve. -During the evening the ; sideshows. -did ?? .good trade. Girls and; boys dune to the steeds of the hurdy-gurdy, and 'showed their enjoyment with shrieks of merriment. Thousands of/motors were parked in 'the square, Sea view road, and surrounding streets. The Magill Viceregal Band ? played selections during the evening'. Bathing was indulged in until a late hour. At midnight the new year was welcomed with the hooting dT- motor horns- and squeaks from nume rous novel instruments. - -The crowds in the square then joined hands . and . sang 'Auld Lang Syne,' after which the fun was fast and, furious until the crowds drifted Taway. ... '. ,
DECLINE OF SOCCER. Tour of Germany Declined. Foreign Office Intervention. LONDON, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
►ECUNE OF SOCCER. Tour of Germany Declined Foreign Off ice Intervention. LONDON. December 31. -The Daily Express says that the invita tion .for a British football team to play in Germany has been declined, because there are not at nresent 'sufficient first. class players available. ? The secretary of the British Football Association stated that -the Foreign Office had urged. that only first-class footballers should be dispatched to the Continent; because it regarded it as essential ' that British prowess should be well maintained. _ An editorial in The Daily .Express de scribed as 'astounding' the attempt of .the Government to regulate soccer on'the 1914 to 1918 basis, and- said that it was 'the alliest. thing. imaginable.' . i . .. '-'
AIR SUPREMACY. Britain's Enterprises. LONDON, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
AIR SUPREMACY. Britain's Enterprises. :' ? LONDON. December 31. One .phase of aerial supremacy in which Great Britain will-make a big bid in the new year will be- an attempt at a non stop flight from London to-. Capetown.- A giant -Fairey- monoplane, ? s'ecre.tly con structed for the purpose, has been tried at Cranwell under rigid guard. It is known to have a -single wing span of more than 80 ft. ...... Great Britain will also attempt the alti tude record with an all-metal plane and super-charged engine. The pilot will Wear electrically heated clothing, and an oxy gen 'gas mask. ????.??. At -present the altitude record is held by Lieut. C. C. Champion, of the United States Navy, who on July 25, 1927, reached, a height of 38,559 ft.^a little more than It miles. He used a Wright-Apache aero plane. The previous record was 35,424 ft. to which Messrs. Suring and Berson. of Germany, ascended in 1901. / In a balloon flight at Scott Field (HI.)' on November 4, 1927, Capt. H.C. Gray, who los...
HENLEY SAILING CLUB. PRESIDENTS HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
HENLEY SAILING CLUB. PRESIDENTS HANDICAP. The race lor the President's Handicap, for priies presented by the president* of the clnb (Aid. H. 0. Annclls), was contested by Henley dinghies on Monday afternoon, in perfect wea ker. -Starters, handicaps, skippers, and start be times were: — Stelma (14m.). 0; Etrapps, 1.6; John Ximrao (6m.), L. Johnston, 3.14; Albatrom (2m.), lance Thompson, 3.18; Wai aby(Jm.). Bay Leung-. S.18; Torment (2m.), E. K. Allen, 3.18; and ValUnt (scr.), C. E. lix. 3,20. ;?.-.. The dinghies .raced over a coarse of two rounds (seven miles), and started with spin lakers set, on the run to the northerly buoy, itelma, John Ximmo, Wallaby, Albatross, Valiant, he northerly, and made the westerly with very Htle tacking. End of round positions were: — John Nlmmo. 'Wallaby, Albatross. Valiant. Tor rorment. Valiant did very well on the run to the northerly In the rerond round, and ronnded in third place behind Ftplma and John Nimmo. Beating out to the westerly again, some...
DOUGLAS METHODS. PRINCIPLES OP DESIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
DOUGLAS METHODS. PRINCIPLES OP DESIGN. The .'majority of enthusiastic motor cyclists' (say Messrs. Gard Brothers) have tome conception of their ideal machine; but few are sufficiently well versed in the fundamental principles of design to be able to give more than a bare outline of th'e ideal. Of many rough sketches,' rarely does one depict, a motor cycle that wquld be satisfactory in practice. As nuine roua_ amateur draftsmen fcuve found on settling down to the pleasant pastime of make-believe, it is not so easy to design a motor' cycle' as it would seem. In all engineering, design is a compromise, the best, design being the best compromise. Theory and practice are not one and the tame thing. Also, the article produced must necessarily, be a commercial propo sition. It is for those .reasons that the Douglas is so successful. .When, a designer of a Douglas lays out his machine, one is assured of something remarkable. Nevertheless, design is a matter of compromise. Critics have only ...
BALLAN WIRELESS STATION. Repairing Damage Done by Fire. MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
BALLANWIREliSS STATION. Repairing Damage Done by Fire. MELBOURNE. Monday. After an extensive, overhaul of the equipment at the Ballan Wireless Station, which was damaged by the fire in the engine-room on Friday afternoon, it has been found that portion of. the generating equipment has been very little damaged. Engineers spent all to-day making, repairs and replacing insulation damaged by water. ? l ? It is expected that at least one unit of the three, generating sets will be ready for operation again to-morrow. Trans mission from the station will then be resumed. The service will be supple mented by a service, from the Sydney short-wave station, 2ME, which has handled nearly all traffic to Canada and Great Britain since Friday. Both these services have been maintained from the emergency station without serious delay.
TO THE EDITOR A Plea for the Fanner. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
TO THE EDITOR-* A Plea for the Fanner.. Sir— I- was much iutcrestcd in Mr. W, R. -Whittakcr's letter. ' I am a stranger in South Australia. I am on holiday from Western .AiKtrnlia. where 1 riave had farming interests for 19 yeari /19U-12-13 ?, were not of the best seasons' there, and in 1914 it wag pretty well a drought throughout' the wbeatgrowing lands of Western Australia. I,' among many otherg who were struggling in a nevf area,1 with, the. best spirit possible to -make, good, got up against a brick. wall, financially. We wefe'- battling to make good, and I believe the majority of us in Western Aub- ' tralia had more than our own welfare at heart; we were battling [for bin- State as well ?as for ourselves.* -: ' We were fighting, but we were in a cul de sac. Fortunately for us the Western Australian Government came to our aid. Reading Mr. Whittaker's letter, I consider that it is up to the Government of South Australia to come to the help-of the man on the land, who is suffering...
CRICKET RECHABITES MATCH. South Australia Beaten. MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
CRICKET RECHABITES MATCH. South Australia Beaten. MELBOURNE: Monday. The annual match between the South Australian and Victorian Rechabites was concluded, to-day at Victoria Park. The Victorian innings soon terminated, only four runs being added. : ; The South Australians did much better in the second innings, and lost* 6 wickets tor 318, when the -innings was dosed. C. Ston'er batted splendidly for 127 not* out, giving only one chance: R. Nurse 65, S. Spencer 59, and Hatwell 23 were best of the others. *' . ... Victoria lost eight wickets for 90, thus winning on the first innings. This is the first occasion on which Victoria has won against South Australia, - Victoria now holds. the shield. N.S.W. TEAM V. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ?.'? : SYDNEY,' Monday; The following players have been selected to represent New South Wales v in : the Sheffield Shield match against South Aus tralia, beginning in Adelaide on January 11:— A. Kippax (captain), D. Bradman, A. Jackson, C. E. Kelleway, W. A. Oldfi...
TRADE WITH RUSSIA Britain Urged to Agree. LONDON, December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
TRADE ^Wiftt: Brftain Urged to Agrees ; : LONDON. December 31.' Commenting on a. speech by M.% Stalin to the Russian Soviet Executive,, in which he declared that in .the interests of econo mic reconstruction ' the Soviet would ? be willing 'to give Britain a trade agreement us 'satisfactory as that ' of Germany, Ths Daily Chronicle urges the Government not to let, the. present opportunity _slip. r _ It rays that the policy of having no diplr- matic relations, with Russia .must end. CJnless Britain and ' the other . Powers now boycotting Russia secure agreements [lie Germans will have a monopoly of Foreign trade ou Russian soil, and Britain will be powerless to act in that country sxcept through German agents.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
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