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BICYCLE AND WATCH NEW COMPETITION PRIZES Have you got a bike? If not, would you like one? Or if you have one, would you like a new machine, equipped with every latest gadget, on which you can tour or race? Here is your chance. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
BICYCLE AND WATCH NEW COMPETITION PRIZES Have you got a bike? If not, would you like one? Or if you have one^ would you like a new machine, equipped with every latest gadget, on which you can tour or race? Here is your chance. WE are offering such a machine to the boy or * girl who wins the "Playtime" competition opening to-day. Second prize will be a wrist watch. And for members who do well, without coming first or second in the competition, there .will be ten special prb-e* oF S>. 1 / J &lt; If you "«»in nie 'Playtime' competition announced to-day, >ou can bave this racing bicjclc. It has taped handle-bars, two brakes, bell, tool kit and pump, also two aluminium containers for muk or cool drinks to stop thirst when JOH are racing. If you are a girl, or do not specially «vant a racing bike, you may have as first prize another machine of the same talue. As in previous competitions, the prizes wiil be awarded to the members who gain most point and merit certificates" wi...
BIGGLES GETS HIS MEN CHAPTER 1 RAYMOND STATES THE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
HIGGLES GETS HIS MEN CHAPTER 1 RAYMOND STATES THE CASE. By CAPTAIN W. E. JOHNS FOR some time the only sound in the .drab head- quarters of the Special Air Ser- vice, New Scotland Yard, was the sombre ticking of a white faced clock, as it numbered the seconds with dreary monotony and dropped them into the past. Sergeant Bigglesworth, one time Squadron Leader Biggies worth, D.S.O.. R.A.F., better known as "Biggies," leaned back in a tilted chair reading the cur- rent issue of "Flight." Air Con- stable "Ginger" Hebblethwaite, hands in pockets, stared moodily out across the wet roofs which the window overlooked. Air Con- stables Algy Lacey and Bertie Lissie, in attitudes of bored in- difference, idly turned the pages of the daily papers. At length Ginger yawned aud- ibly, and turning, remarked: "You know, th»» place gets more and more like a dentist's waiting room." No one answered. Ginger tried another angle. Looking at his chief, he inquired: "Have you no idea at all of what's ' in th...
"PLAYTIME" WELCOMES BACK OLD MEMBERS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
"PLAYTIME" WELCOMES BACK OLD MEMBERS I WANT to welcome back to the "Herald" Junior Club all members who belonged to it in 1947. I hope you will find in the new Sunday "Playtime" the comics, articles and stories you liked so much in "Playtime" when it was published each Wednesday with the daily "Herald." And i hope you will have as much success as you did before in the competitions. We announce the first new competition to-day. New readers are very welcome to the club. If you wish to ¡oin it, and share in the competitions we conduct each week, fill in and post me the member- ship form on page 7. Membership of the club is free and open to all | boys and girls who are 16 years old, or under 16. ¡ tA copy of the club rules will be posted to each - ! new member with his membership certi Reate. ! From either new or old members at any time, I ! shall be glad ^o have suggestions for features which ! you would like to see in "Playtime." Address your letters to the Editor, "Playtime," 1 Box 5...
YOU CAN MAKE MANY THINGS FROM ODD SCRAPS OF LEATHER [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
YOU CAN MAKE MANY THINGS FROM ODD SCRAPS OF LEATHER Boj or girl, if yo« like handwork, this leathercraft series should interest you. la her first article Kay Lewis tells you what tools you will want, what materials yon should boy, and how to use them. Next week she will tell you how to make a handy wallet. T EATHERWORK is a real -"-* he-man craft. It began in the days when cave dwellers found out how to tan the hide of animals they had slain and with thousands of years be- tween is still a most interesting craft. For larger articles such as book covers or handbags, big pieces of calfskin or the more economical skiver (lining leather) are good. They cart be bought at leather and grindery shops. Scrap leather from factories has good possi- bilities also. And it costs little sometimes nothing at all. As a rule scrap leather is no good for tooling-but try it by pressing it with your finger nail. If the mark remains, it will pro- bably tool quite well. Small, fine leather scraps can be t...
Defence Sets Poser For Court OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
Defence Sets Poser For Court » OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT. NEW YORK, January 22. If the Communist defendants in the conspiracy trial successfully challenge the New York jury system, 15,000 people convicted over the last 10 years will be able to challenge their convictions, lawyers think. Eleven leading Communists (12 were indicted, but one is ill) are charged with having conspired to overthrow the Government of the United States. *. Defence lawyers are trying to have the case thrown out of court on the ground that New York's method of selecting jurors is "illegal, discriminatory, and un- constitutional." They claim the method of selection excludes Negroes, Jews, women, and poor people. This would illegally prejudice their trial. LEGAL QUERY If the court upholds the defence point, lawyers are asking what will happen to the people who have been convicted and fined or imprisoned under a system found to be illegal. Argument on the legal point about juries looks like holding up the Communis...
Rabbits In Streets Of Canberra [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
Rabbits In Streets Of Canberra CANBERRA, Saturday. -Rabbits have invaded the national capital. Thev have always been preva lent in the Australian Capital Territory, but they have become so daring this summer that? they are sometimes seen in the streets of Canberra and on the lawn of the Hotel Canberra. The Department of the'Interior, describes the position as "more serious than for many years." 'It is so concerned by the rabbit in- vasion that it has gangs of men digging out, trapping, and poison- ing rabbits, and has additional rangers in what are officially described as "danger areas." Officers of the department said to-day the rangers were respon- sible for patrol areas and, with packs of dogs, were destroying thousands of rabbits on roads, stock routes, reserves, and un leased Commonwealth lands. See: Cartoon, page 2; Aus- tralia's "Grey Plague," page 4; Pictures, page 5.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
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YOUNG STAR SCORES IN DICKENS' STORY Anthony Newley, young English [?]im star, has won applause for his brilliant acting as the Artful Dodger in the film, "Oliver Twist." "Oliver Twist" will begin its run at a Sydney theatre within the next few weeks. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
YOUNG STAR SCORES IN DICKENS' STORY Anthony Newley, young English Sim star, has won applause for his brilliant acting as the Artful Dodger in the film, "Oliver Twist." "Oliver Twist" will begin its run at a Sydney theatre within the next few weeks. I T>ESPITE his success, *-* Newley himself is just a normal English boy. He is' an amateur photographer, ^ likes sketching and listening to music, especially Spike Jones. Educated at Mandeville Secon- dary School for Boys, London, young Anthony was evacuated during the flying bomb period and spent a happy year in Lanca- shire with two other young evacuees. At 14, he left school and went to work in an insurance office. Later he became a copy boy on Fleet Street, working in the ad- vertising department of a London paper. One day he saw an Italia Conti advertisement for boy actors. ("Italia Conti" is a famous Eng- lish school where young people are taught to act.) He wrote immediately, and his letter was so polite that he won an interview...
Swab Case Witness [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
Swab Case Witness A material witness in the^Dalston swab analysis inquiry due for- hearing to-morrow has not yet returned to Sydney. He is a stable hand at C. Cullcn's Randwick establish- ment. » He sought permission to go away for a week, and Cullen ex- pects him back to-day. | "1 told the stewards he wanted to go away," Cullen said last night. "1 have not heard of him since he left, but there is no doubt in my mind that he will be back, and that the inquiry will go on." Dalston was swabbed after he had finished second to Opening in the Highweight Handicap al Randwick on January 1. Subsequently the stewards told Cullen that the analysis had shown positive results. After a preliminary inquiry, the hearing was adjourned. The stewards announced yes- terday that the adjourned hearing into the analysis of swabs taken from Barita at Moorefield on January 8 would be resumed next Friday. Barita, trained by T. B. Mc Dced. won the Rockdale Mixed Stakes from Conviviality and Frolicsome.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
£11'17'6 17 JEWELLED FIFTH SECOND TIMING Only a walch entirely impoi ted-case ami movement could give such an air of fine craftsmanship. Sportsmen and others will wonder that such slim elegance could house such line precision that enables a flashing sweep second hand to flicker-off divisions of time as nunute as a fifth of a second. But this 17 jewelled movement is protected by a world-famous "lnca-Bloc" anti-stress de-, vice that cushions nil jars and shocks. YOUR ownership of this watch is protected by the Farren Price service and by Lloyds of London Insurance against theft or loss. Ladies' Fifteen Jewelled Imported Movements 9 GN. Pclicately conceived little gem-shapes place these among the daintiest designs that have ever encased authentic imported movements. Their clear-cut faces are framed by the richness of highly polished chromium, and, to protect their accurate 15-jewcl mechanism, their hacks are of stain-resisting stainless steel. A value typical of -the specialised buying...
MOTOR CYCLIST KILLED [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
MOTOR CYCLIST TOLLED Joes Ascresea. 25. c? Wir cwenre Read, Breofcvïîe. «-as tgfei ksosây yeser&y wren rae sxccT cyc5e he Ttra* rârtr; cocos* "=**» a leery a: Notó >"arraiees. Tee acacless «as sear tire ïEÊsrsesnasQ &lt;K Piti- user arc Ricisrd Reads. Masíy Dcsràrr. Asât2*aacs ice": Aocreseas cody EO ifasáy Ifectct Hc*cèal ase rises K> tí» sccr-X. >»~ee £eT30C25 wa.e ~rtr"îc &lt;snrec a cresosá bra arad a thrss sec raeeac ireiri cs^Sdec at ¿a cxrerer oc Drrá and SrascX ^~***TT c~sv. aî t J55 ~ ~ veszer*
New Race Feature [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
New Race Feature "The Sunday Herald',' to-day brings turf fol- lowers a new feature which will be invaluable in assessing race form. Results of all Sydney metropolitan race meet- ings are charted in tabu- lated form. ¡ Charts for yesterday's meeting at Rosehill, together with pictures of each race taken at the half-mile and the finish, are on Pages 21 and 22. These charts arc numbered to be read in conjunction with the Racing Guide, which is published as a supple- ment to the "Herald" before each city race meeting. The chart numbers of the races in .which each horse has started prev- iously will appear under the name of the par- ticular horse in the form section of the Racing Guide. As time goes on, reference to the charts will enable racegoers to familiarise them- selves with perform ances many starts back.
CONDUCTOR OUT OF CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
CONDUCTOR OUT OF CONTROL Conductor raced out of control in the Lord Mayor's Cup at Rosehill yesterday. His rider, F. Williams, had to steer him with one rein. Soon after the start Conduc-| tor's rein broke away from the bit on the off side. It was found after the, race that the tongue of the buckle had pulled out, releasing the rein. The stewards, after inquiry, found that Conductor's trainer, J. W. Cook, had been negligent in not properly examining the teins when Conductor was sad- dled. They fined him £10, and told him that repetition of the negli- gence would lead to more drastic action. Little Trouble | Miraculously. Conductor did not cause much interference un- til he turned into the straight. Then he veered about and caused bad interference to Ava- lanche, whose chance of winning, however, was negligible at- the time. Racing men praised Williams for his horsemanship on Conduc- tor. Williams said that when the rein gave way he could do noth- ing but let Conductor have his own w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
There is MORE ROOM in ROVER ¡|j£) The new six cylinder 75 h.p. engine is the finest power unit for Australian conditions and the ALL-IMPORTED ENGLISH SALOON BODY provides luxurious riding comfort Ride in. and realize ROV1ER value GRENVILLE MOTORS D1MSION OF LARKE NEAVE & CARTER LTD. A'-S.IF. Distnbuton ol ROVER CARS, and the aH-porpove. ' go . anrwhert, LAND ROVER. £ 177-185 William Stree:, Sydney. 'Phone: FA7001 (8 Hr.es)
ROSEHILL PRICES & TOTE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 23 January 1949
[ROSEHILL PRICES A TOTE RACE. ' PLACED HORSES. MAIDEN 2-YR.-OLD DOWAGER HANDICAP (Fillies). Primrose Started 12.50_Silver Bream MAIDEN 2-YR.-OLD ZETLAND HANDICAP (C. & G.). Star of the South Started J.20._Trader_ FIRST F'MATTA DUKE OF SYKE MIXED STAKES. Sea Serpent Started 1.55._Veiled Art_ AUBURN MIXED GRECIAN STAKES. Amyr Bay Started 2.3t._Plausible w FLYING CLIPPER HANDICAP. Romany King Started 3.5._Das alómame LORD MAYOR'S TRANSACTION CUP. Crusader Started 3.42._Royal Lad_ SECOND P'MATTA SPANISH DUKE M1XLD STAKES. Chief Mohican Started 4.17._Blue Flag_ WELTER CARIBBEAN HANDICAP. Torment Started 4.50. Chaste DIVS. (FOR 5/). RIDERS. S.P. ' Win. * Place. £ « d £ s d N. Sellwood 12/1 2 19 9 0 19 0 W. Hughes 7/1 0 12 0 J. Lordan ' 12/1_ 19 3 T. Clarke 3/1 13 9 0 8 6 J. Thompson 5/2 0 7 3 F. Mcintyre_9/4_6 » 0 G. Moore . 4/1 17 9 0*3 E. Doon 11/2 0 10 0 N. Sellwood_3/1_0 12 9 R. Morris 11/2 1 15 6 0 12 9 W. Hughes 5/1 0 10 6 J. Campbell_6/1_0 16 9 A. Hazelton 6/1 1 19 3 0 16 0...