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Cannot Banish Christ [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
Cannot Banish Christ In an Australian broadcast last night, the Bishop of Goul burn, Right Rev. Mr. Burgmann, said: 'Even in time of war men are haunted by the spirit of Christ. They hunger for peace. They long to offer and accept the hand of friendship.' 'Even war cannot banish Christ entirely, He comes back In spite of everything, because His spirit is indestructible. Men may lose the vision of Christ for a time, but in t.oublous times they catch glimpses of Him.''
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
Banana Betty for Bette Davis Batte Davis, Warner Bros, star h the mim« ber one dramatic actress of tho screen to* day, and Bette always likes a -tempting dish to finish her dinner. Banana Botty ranks the 'tops' with'her, made with Rico Bubbles which Miss Davis says are so do lightfuUy light and airy. Imagine a pie dish toppod with golden brown Rice. Bubbles and filled with fruit juices and bananas. Try this dish and see how people will come back for another helping. It i| just irresistible. / BANANA BETTY. f 4 bananas ± cup butter || cups Rice Bubble Strained orange of crumbs lemon juice i cup brown sugar j cup Rice Bubbles Milk as required In a buttered piedish or casserole dish, ar% range aternate layers of Rice Bubble crumbs, sliced bananas, sprinkling the banana layer wbh brown sugar and strained fruit juice and dot with butter. Spread top layer with whole Rice Bubbles and odd sufficient milk to half fill tho dish. Cover and bake in moderately hot ovaf» . (350 degrees F.) for ab...
ROMAN WALL Found in London LONDON, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
ROMAN WALL1 Found in London (From a Special Correspondnt.) fBy Air Mail.) ?LONDON, December 10. Workmen, excavating the site of All Hallows' Church, Lombard-street, London, the Wren building, which has been demolished to make room for the extension of a Dank, kavi been digging their way back through the centuries. They liave gone through what is left of four churches on the one site, each older than the last, and have now struck brick walling believed to be Roman. The excavations are by no means complete. They are being closely watched by an archaeologist from the Guildhall Museum. The walling so far unearthed is about six feet long and two feet high; how thick is not yet known, as only the face has been uncovered. A few tiles and pieces of pottery have also been found, and sent to the Guildhall Museum for examination. It is cxpected that many more will be dug up.
SEA MYSTERY Traced to Salad Oil POISONING OF CREW LONDON, December 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
SEA MYSTERY Traced to Salad Oil POISONING OF CREW (From a Special Corresponf ent.l (By Air Mail.) LONDON. DecGmhe ? 12. A two-year-old mystery of the sea — the poisoning of almost the whole crew of the steamcslilp Jean L. D., has at last been solved. The story began in October, 1937. With a crew of 3-1 and three passeng ers — a woman and her tvvo small daughters — the Jean L. D. reached the Port of London from Durban. Mem bers of the crew reported having been attacked by a strange illness. The vessel went to her home port, Dunkirk, early in . November! there 17 of the crew were admitted to hos pital. Altogether 22 men were attacked. The illness began with digestive troubles, then, after from eight to 15 days, paralysis symptoms appeared. Some were unable to bend their knees, and could not stand up with out help. Others were unable to inove their wrists, fingers or thumbs, or clench their hands. Arsenic was suspected, but could not be traced. Some weeks after the outbreak came a clue...
CHAIN LETTER Started by Danish Officer FOR CHARITY LONDON, December 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
CHAIN LETTER Started by Danisli Officer FOR CHARITY (From a Special Correspondent.)] (By Air Mail.) LONDON. December 12. The latest successor to the famous chain-letter, started many years agar by 'an American officer in France,''1 is the one just set going by a Danish flying-officer. He's started rather a different sort of chain-letter, calling on all recipi ents of it to act with as much human ity and consideration for others as possible, to make a voluntar:- promise to do this, to send a sum of money to the Red Cross, if they can afford it, and to wear a badge, in '.he form of a tiny bow or loop of green ribbon, bo as to remind them of their promise. , 'Do not break the chain,' appeals the aviator from Denmark, but he does not say that breaking it -will bring bad luck. Recipients are asked to copy the whole of the letter (he underlines the words), and to send the copies to as many peoole as possible. *
STRUCK POST Driver Thrown Through Windscreen SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
STRUCK POST Driver Thrown Through .Windscreen SYDNEY, Tuesday. Alec Gordon, 45, of Clialeyer-street, Rose Bay, was driving a car along Birrlga-road, Bellovue Hill, when it swerved off the road and crashed into a telegraph post. The front of the car was wrecked and Gordon was thrown through the windscreen. His nose was fractured and he was severely injured about the face and head, L,_.
XMAS CUP Dog Racing at Wyong LARGE CROWD WYONG Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
XMAS CUP s Dog Racing at Wyong LARGE CROWD WYONG Tuesday. There was a large crowd pres ent at the Wyong dog meeting to-day, when the principal event | was the Christmas Cup. CHRISTMAS CUP STAKES, first lieat, 300 yards: Robdon, 1; Toper, 2; Giltown, 3. Betting: 3 Robdon (5), Super Scott (10), 4 Toper (2), 5 Chance Cash (3), 6 Twice Desire (G), Rehton (7), 7 Golden Moa (4), 8 Jolly Reg (S), Giltown (9). A head; two lengths. Time 16 3-5. Scratch ed: Patein. Second heat: Bob Aroou 1. Ecka 2, Niobin 3. Betting: 5-4 Niobin (1), 5 Lamb Chops (2), BOB AROON (5), Ecka (9), 6 Bulky Ben (4), 7 King Alw.vne (3), 10 Gallant Crusader (7), Annie's Pet (S), Minting Prince (10). A length; a length. Time, 16 2-5. Scratched: Nellie's Fortune. Third heat: King of Pearls 1, Brindie Charlie 2, Kolo Valley 3. Bet ting: 5-2 Kolo Valley (4), 4 Hockey. Bennell (3), 5 BIniguy (S), KING OF PEARLS (9), Datter Dan (10), 10 Broadway Boy (5), Paddy's Best (6), Brindie Charlie (7), Beau Phalare (1). Three-quarters...
THE LEAGUE Australia's Part COST £63,670 [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
THE LEAGUE Australia's Pari 1 ? i 1 ' COST £63,670 * Australia's contributions to In ternational organisations, rang ing from the Loague of Nations to tho International Union for tho Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, will amount this financial year to £G3,G70. Despite wartime economies in all departments, this amount is only £2413 lower than the previous year, and is £9481 higher than in 1937-38. The largest by far of the contribu tions is to the League of Nations Secretariat. The amount to be con tributed this year is estimated at £42,000, compared with £43,329 the previous year, and £34,112 in 1937 38. Representation on tho League of Nations will cost £1250, compared with £1221 last year. LABOUR OFFICE EXPENSES An amount of £1200 has been al located for representation on the In ternational Labour Office, Geneva, and £500, compared with £770 the pre vious year, has been provided for re presentation on the Evian InterGov ernmental Committee on Refugees. Relatively smaller a...
TENNIS RANKING American Players NEW YORK, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
TENNIS RANKING American Players NEW YORK, Dec. 22. S. Walby Van I-Iorn, a young player who beat the Australian, J. Brom wich, in the semi-final round of the American singles championship, has been included in the national ranking for the first time. He is in fourth position. The rankings are: — ? SINGLES. R. L. Riggs (1), F. A. Parker (2), W. D. McNeill (3), S. Welby Van Horn (4), W. R. Sabin (5), E. T. CooJ.e (6), B. M. Grant (7), G. Mulloy (S), Gilr bert Hunt (9), H. J. Prusoff (10), F. D. Guernsey (11), J. H. Surface (12), E. M. Sutter (13), C. G. Mako (14), J. H. D oeg (15), S. B. Wood (16), J. A. Kramer (17), R. K. Kamrath (IS), E. Alloo (19), G. A. Toley (20), W. F. Talbert (21), David Freeman (22). MEN'S DOUBLES. McNeill-Parker, Cooke-Riggs, Mako Mulloy, Freeman-F. R. Scliroeder, R. E. Bobbitt-Guernsoy, Kramer-Van Horn, Mako-Parker, Imlioff-Peacock, Chester. Murphy-William Murphy, Mattman-Mulloy. ? WOMEN'S SINGLES. Miss A. Marble, Miss I-I. Jacobs, Mrs. Sarah P. Fabyan, Miss ...
TRAINS BUSY Traffic From Maitland [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
? SS s-$ TRAINS BUSY] | Traffic From Maitland Together with holiday makers', who left by train from Maitland over the week-end, railway officials were more than usually busy contending with special trains which transported in the vicinity of 4000 soldiers from camp on Christmas leave. The holiday traffic was well up to previous years, big crowds travelling on Friday and Saturday. On Satur day six special . trains carried sol diers, and there was one on Monday aud one to-day. - The statiomnaster at West Mait land, Mr. M. Levy, said to-day that tho usual holiday traffic had been up to the standard of recent years. Early this morning large crowds travelled to Newcastle for the day, but yesterday was very quiet. , ================ Slater M. Lowe, theatre sister at Wnllsend Hospital, who has been appointed senior sister at Narran dera District Hospital, began her career as a probationary nurse at Wallsond Hospital 15 years ago, and later qualified for general 'nursing, through the Nurses...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
Sally's 'Hints to Housewives »r r.H/V jof^i !To whiten dirty and - discoloured piano keys ! use a cloth that has ibeen dampened with leau de Cologne and idipped in whiting. Rub ion the keys one at a I ? time. ? A little sugar addca to the water when cook ing turnips will elimin ate the strong taste which sometimes mars this vegetable. I fW i Next time you are roasting meat save the last few spoonfuls of dripping. It makes a tasty spread for toast when sprinkled with salt and pepper. gliBIAjMSi Two tablespoons o! i cinnamon mixed with ' half a cup of honey mahes a delicious spread ! i for toast after buttering. , To give corned beef a new and palatable flav our serve it hot with white onion sauce, to which a small teaspoon of dry mustard has been added during the mak ? ing. ? When balloons aie ]alred for a party have the required number of Jllp-knots ready to tie in the ends. Thin wool should be used in pre ference to cotton or »tring; wool will not etifc the rubber* when tied tightl...
COUPLES INJURED Car Accident Near Wagga WAGGA, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
COUPLES INJURED Car Accident Near Wagga WAGGA, Tuesday. When tho car in which he was driv ing left tho road at Collingullie late at night, George Wallace, 2G, St. George's Crescent!, Drummoyne, suf fered a fractured skull, a severely la cerated seal]), concussion, and shock, and is now in a serious condition in Wagga Base Hospital. His wife suffered a fractured rib and arm, internal injuries, a lacerated scalp, concussion, and shock. James Murphy, 27, of David-st., Albtiry, and his wife, who were also in the car. each received lacerations to the scalp and concussion,
The Theatres Palace Theatre [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
The Theatres I Palace Theatre id Within the walls of a millionaire's ; mansion in New York City, which serves as the background for most of the action in Ginger Rogerr,' starring vehicle, 'Fifth Avenue Girl,' which Is showing to-night for the last time, are mirrored the trials, tribulations, ex travagances, comical and near-tragic life of e family gradually drifting apart. Gregory La Cava produced the scintillating romance for RKO' Radio. Dark deeds on the screen have paid a handsome reward to Noah Beery, veteran character star, seen as the brutal slave ship captain in Univer- , sal's 'Mutiny on the Blackhawk,' the supporting film, which features Rich ard Arlen, Andy; Devine and Con stance Moore. Palace and Prince's Theatres Although stories and existent re cords refer to Nurse Edith Cavell as 'Sister Cavell,' the term does not necessarily have any religious signifi cance, explains Anna Neagle, star of 'Nurse Edith Cavell,' which com mences to-morrow at the Palace and Prince's Theat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
^ 1 » V*' 1 **- 'UUIJ' VUJ -vig? f Three lines, 1/; each additional lino 8d li i A 'Mercury' ia every Home. Classified Advta. briag Result. 1 ? ila ? fl- -?*- **' ^ ?*** --*» ***» aft. -m. I ? WANTED ? j TX^ANTED, Housepainters to use my j special House Paint at 12/6 per gallon. Tom Hodges, next O'Hearn's Markets, West Maitland. j Ty ANTED, Cook-General and also ? Housemaid-Waitress. Apply Grand Central Hotel. 3381 1 FOR SALE ,QASTROCURA for Indigestion and all Stomach Troubles. Remark, able results. 2/6. W. O. MORRIS, ChemiBt. 3015 TfOR SALE, one Registered Pedigree Ayrshire Bull Calf. Apply, Mr, A. G. Korff, Morpeth. 3383 PUBLIC MEETING PUBLIC MEETING, DUNGOG A PUBLIC MEETING -will be held in the Memorial Hall, Dungog, To-morrow (Wednesday) Night at 8 o'clock, to arrange a suitable Pare well to Dungog Members of the 2nd A.I.F. 3380 R. Zi. FITZGERALD, Mayor. WANTED KNOWN WHITE ANTS Exterminated by Ex 1 pert. All work guaranteed. Prices reasonable. S. Rolpli, Beresfield. 2715 TpOR a...
WILD LIFE SANCTUARY [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
WILD LIFE SANCTUARY Mr. A. Jewell, a Sydney business man, has purchased 2000 acres of land on the Colo River, above its junction with the Hawkesbury, as a sanctuary for birds and wild animals. : Mr. Thomas Corrigan, 51, Assistant Sheriff's Officer at Newcastle, died suddenly at his home, at Mayfield. He had been In ill-health for several months. Work on the Warragamba dam and the main to the Prospect reser voir has been so quick that it is ex pected the new service will be avail able next March. The De I-Iavilland Aircraft' Com pany has begun production in New Zealand and the first of the 100 planes ordered by the New Zealand Government has been delivered.
RINK GAMES Singleton Green SINGLETON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
RINK GAMES - — - i Singleton Green SINGLETON. Tuesday. Rink games played on the Single ton bowling green on Saturday re sulted: — Pepper, North, Wilkinson, Doohan v C. Andrews, Wood, Pollack, Haw kins, 30-16; Danks, Blackwell, Coyle, E. Ryan v Petty, Rev. Rapkins, Mc Tagsprt, Shaw, 28-27; A. Bailey, Wik ner, Knodler, Kennedy v Russell, J. Ryan, Buchan, O'Leary, 31-16. Electric light games resulted: — O'Bryan, Rev. Rapkins, Howard, L. Bailey 'v Bartrop, ? , Doohan, Cunningham, 19-18; Helss, ? , Pepper, Roberts v J. Ryan, ? , Piper, Cragg, 27-16; R. Geary, G. Bailey, Hawkins v Blackwell, ? , Wilkinson, Whitfield, 21-19. In the cock o' the walk Wilkinson defeated Heuston, 31-17. In the first round of the D.D.R.B-A. pairs Lunney and Moss defeated O'Bryan and Nicholls, 1S-15.
Singleton District TRIAL SWIM Dalzell Shows An Improvement SINGLETON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 26 December 1939
Singleton District TRIAL SWIM Dalzell Shows An Improvement SINGLETON, Tuesday. Gilbert Dalzell showed a further im provement in his time over 100 metres backstroke in a trial swim in the Singleton baths over the week-end. Dalzell was clocked to cover the dist ance in lmin 20 l-5secs. I Ken Sever swam 100 metres free- ! style in lmin 1G 2-5secs, and Rod But- I ton against broke 1.10 for the dist ance. Singleton club will be well repre sented in N.S.W. championship events. Ken Sever will swim in the 110 yards under 14 years freestyle champion ship; Rod Button in the junior 110 yards, 220 yards, 440 yards; Gib. Dal zell in tho 110 yards backstroke; Peter Elliott, 110yds freestyle under 15 years, junior 4-10 yards, and 'Kiernan' Memorial Shield race. Misses Gwen and Betty Milla,rd will also be starters in N.S.W. cham pionship events. The former is train ing hard and is keen to gain selec tion as a N.S.W. representative In the Australian championships in Perth. Only two girls will be cho...