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BANISH GLOOM. PLEA FOR AUSTRALIAN WINES. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
BANISH GLOOM. PLEA FOR AUSTRALIAN WINES. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Wine production in Australia, ac cording to the Commonwealth Year Book, has not increased as rapidly as the cli mate and soil warrant. One of the chief reasons for this, the Government Statis tician state?, is the smallness of Ute local markst. Again evidence is given of the importance which Australian cwstomeis have for our primary producéis. Prance, leading the world as a mn." producer, would be in a sorry plight if its local market were, on a population basis, no greater than the Australian one, In Prance the vineyards, and the manu facturing of 1,672,000,000 imperial gal lons of wine pw annum, give employ ment to a vast number of workmen. Among these are not merely vignerons and their laborers, but chemists, coopers, carpenters, vatmakers, carries, clerks and those in a score of other callings, jicluding railwaymen and sailors. Australian wines have been piaised by the great?st connoisseurs, and many of the alleged f...
OBITUARY. Mr. W. S. Grimson. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
OBITUARY. Mr. W. S. Grlmson. Tile death occurred on Tuesday of last week of Mr. William Scott Grimson. aged 59, of Hoxton Park-road. Hoxton Park. A wife, one daughter and two sons survive, namely, Mrs. Frances Grim son. Miss Lenna, and Messrs. Douglas and William. Deceased was well known in the district and had conducted a ham and beef shop in Macquarie-street, Liver pool, up to nine years ago, when the snop was demolished and Ferrington's Build ings were erected hi their place. Deceas ed was staying with his son Douglas, who is a road contractor near Gosford, when he became ill and was brought to Royal North Shore Hospital, where he died. . The funeral took place on Friday afternoon for the Independent cemetery. Liverpool. Mr. Frank Fenton. Mr. Frank Fenton, 65, of Glenfield, passed away on Friday last. He is sur vived by Mrs. Fenton and three daugh : ters-Mrs. J. M. Lantech (Trixie), Miss Kathleen and Miss Nancy. The death occurred at Liverpool. Il The funeral took place cn Saturd...
GRATEFUL DEFENDANT. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
GRATEFUL DEFENDANT. Pat McCarren. charged with insulting words to a police officer, was fined 10 - or one day at Liverpool Police Court on Monday. "The case was heard about 3 p.m., and ''one day" would end at 5 p.m. This pleased Pat, and as he left the court he said to the Magistrate Mr. Bliss. P.M.. "I'll send you the winner of the Melbourne Cup next race." This brought down "the house."
SCHOOL OF ARTS. FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
SCHOOL OF ARTS. FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING, 1 The newly-elected committee or trie School of Art« held Its first meeting 0n Monday evening. Keen Interest was dis played by all. '.) A billiards tournament was arranged, entries for which will close on Friday, August 27. Dates for the completion ici eacn round will be decided at thc com mittee's next meeting. At the close ¡of this tournament the annual snooker championship will be held. The commit tee are also canvassing for more earnest support from the general public. / The following officers were elected: President. Mr. J. Watson; vice-presi dents, Messrs. Harman and L. /Thom ; secretary, Mr. P. McDermott; treasurer. Mr. W. Kelso. Only 11 members were nominated for committeemen for the ensuing year, thus a ballot was not necessary. The follow- j lng members will meet for their first committee meeting ore Monday next: Messrs. P. J. McDermott, J. Watson, J, Carter, J. O'Malley, W. Harman, W. G. Smith, F. Thorn, R. Randall, L. Thom, N. V. ...
HORSE FORM. How the Crack Three-Year-Olds are Progressing for the Derbies. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
HORSE FORM.! I By VOM ELLIS, Ihow the Crack Three-Year-Olds arc % ProjrrrK«in)f Cor thc Derbies. i The owners of Ajax must have laughed Bp their sleeves ew;ry time they saw any ehree-j ear-old winner hailed as a 'pos sible Derby candidate.' It seems that lome critics regard anything thre? years ibid which wins a race, or even runs a 'place, as a prospective Derby candidate. Thus we have seen in Sydney Gill Town, a recent Maiden winner, hailed as a cos sibility. and even St. Constant, which recently lias been beaten in maiden and novice company. Then came the biß rap-Up for Silenus because he won a third-rate three-year-a'.d handicap at, Rosehill on August 7. One wonders what they thought when they saw Ajax's superlative victory in the I Chatsworth Plate at eau field on Satur day with 9.4 on his back, at his first start of the current season. He won it i so well, settiiie his own pace most cf j i the way, and winning with a tremendous I lot in hand. Maurice McCarten could not sro to ...
A. H. & I. SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
À, H. & I. SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING. The adjourned annual meeting of the above society was held iii Liverpool School of Arts on Wednesday. August ll. Mr. A.'fc, Marshall presided over a good attendance, in the absence of the president (Mr. J., W. Edmondson. Tile president's ^report and tile bal ance-sheet showed Hhat the society had had a successful year, though the at tendance at the shjpw was not what it should have been. \The entries were a record, especially Iii the horse section; but there was a considerable falling oft in the gate takings. 'This was accounted for by the doubtful -weither conditions at tile time, and "scalüfg" through the fence on the western side. It was decided, owing: to the nunibei of nominations for positions, that the council be extended to 31 members. The election of officers resulted as follows:-Patrons. Dr. J. "Pirie, Messrs. L. J. Ashcroft and E. E. Hirst; vice-patrons, Messrs. H. ¡P. Lazzarlni, M.H.R.. and J. McGirr, M.L.A., Dr. Lovejoy. Lt.-Co...
Liverpool Golf Club [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
Liverpool Golf Club (By "DORMIE") The Lovejoy Cup, in conjunction with I the H. Bradley Trophy, was held last Saturday. The stroke handicap was won by J. Kelly, 86 (20) 66. Jim Stewart was one > stroke behind the winner with a 67 net, and Harold Rae returned his card read ing the same-tie. Sunday Morning.-The Charlie Ireland Trophy: J. Prince and Reg Chitty. 5 up; ' E. Dillon and H. Rae, 5 up; A. Croll and T. Prince, 4 up; J. Stewart and T. Ham er, 2 up; J. Hall and W. Dicky, 1 up. The club championship match between I Holman Hunt and Fred Irvine was an interesting affair over 36 holes. As in all big matches in golf, something spec tacular is bound to happen-in this case it spelt disaster for Fred, whose ball was on the ninth green for one. while Hol man was rn the gully. Playing strongly out. he was cff the line and the ban caught Irvine, who endeavoured to duck too late. The ball hit the bag he was carrying and he lost the hole, which otherwise would have meant a 2 up lead. The...
Liverpool Tennis Club. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
Liverpool Tennis Club. The ladies" mid-week tournament played last week had an excellent entry of eight pairs, and after an enjoyaou afternoon's lennis, on the opening of tue I handicaps it was found Uiat Mrs. G. I '1 hempson and Miss Brewer had tied with | M;s. H. Ayres aïid Miss K. Cole, with ! scoies of JÜ games each. The players I then drew lots to see wno woulo take the ; trophies, and Mrs. Ayres and Miss Cole I were the lucky winneis. I Mrs. A. Tupen and Mrs. J. Shortis - put up the best performance from the i scratch mark with a score of 45 games off the SUCK. The club singles championships will ccmmcnce next week-ena, and the fol lowing matches have been set down for August 22, to commence at 1.30 p.m.: I, J. Lomax v S. Brumby; 2. R. Dunbar v R. Howlett ; 3. R. Hindmarsh v B. Roberts; 4, H. Brooks v G. Salway. Fellowing is the complete draw for the first round of the two club events: Ladies.-Miss I. Banks v Miss L. i Green; Mrs. S. Brumby v Mrs. H. Ayres; Miss M. Locker v Mr...
EX-SHIRE CLERK HONORED. PRESENTATION AT BRINGELLY [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 19 August 1937
i EX-SHIRE CLERK HONORED. I PRESENTATION Art BRINGELLY I At the conclusion oí Nepean Shire i Council meeting at the Council Cham ! bers, Bringelly, on July 15, a presenta ? tion was made to Mr. and Mrs. Williams. Afternoon tea was served hi an informal fashion. Present were: The President and coun cillors, the shire engineer, the staff, Mr. J. R. McManus (past president of the shire), and Mr. W. H. I. Sargent (past engineer of the shire). An apology was received from Mr. Butler, of the Depart ment of Main Roads. The President (Cr. W. S. Hewitt) said, that it was a matter of considerable re gret that, Mrs. Williams was at the time in the Camden Hospital, and was there fore unable to be present. The President spoke hi glowing terms of Mr. Williams, of his meticulous con scientiousness, his loyalty at all times to the council, his courtesy, and of the self-effacing way in which he would 1 guide one out of pitfalls which beset the path of local government. He then made the first present...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
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MOTOR REGISTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
MOTOR REGISTRATION'S. Statistics issued by tile Commissioner lor Transport and Tramways showed that at the end of July, 1937, there were 288,059 motor vehicles registered iii New South Wales, compared with 265,987 in July, 1936. representing an increase of 8.3 per cent. These vehicles comprised 190,712 cars, 71.097 lorries and vans, 23.441 motor i cycles, 609 buses. 1172 taxi cabs, and 10281 traders' registrations. There were 3108 new vehicles registered during Hie month, and the weekly aver 1 age for new cars was 453, and new lor ries 205, a total of 658. representing an Increase of 160 new cars and lorries per week, compared with the figures for July. 1936. At the end of the month there weie 396,607 drivers licensed, an increase of 7.6 per cent, in the 12 mouths.
POULTRY FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
POULTRY FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. t In keeping with the great progress made by this association of poultry farm ers, rooms have been taken at 14 Phillip street, Parramatta, as headquarters, and will be open from August 30. The gen ral secretary will have his office there, Mr. Norman D. Kay will have a Con sulting room and laboratory, and there will also bc suitable rooms for meetings, etc. Members of Ute association will be able to meet one another at the rooms, and provision «'ill be made for letter I writing, eta
HOUSE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
HOUSE PARTY. To raise íunds for the stall to bc con ducted by Mrs. Harold Hamer and Mrs. J Chapple at the forthcoming Church of England bazaar, a house party was held at Mrs. Hamer's residence on Tuesday night. There were 40 present and a good time was spent in games and cards. Mr. Terry Fitzpatrick supervised the gaines, and Mr. A. Pender the cards. The euchre winners were: Gents, Mrs. Noakes 1, Mr. Birch 2; ladies, Mrs. Moir 1, Mrs. Strachan 2; booby prizes, Mrs. T. Childs and Mrs. Barker. The cake was won by Mrs. Barker.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
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BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 26 August 1937
j BOWLS. j On Sunday, Liverpool's team:-Messrs. H. Watt, E. Webb. A. Green and P. E. Williamson; Devery, Simpson, T. Topen and Potts; H. Cummin, S. Inglis, C. Dymock and Sgt. Taylor (skipper). P. Williamson's team won 29 to 22; Potts' team were defeated 23 to 25; Sgt. Taylor's team tied, 23 to 23.