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TWO NOTABLE CAREERS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
I'TWO NOTABLE CAREERS W. A. OLDFIELD TO-DAY A. F. KIPPAX TO-DAY Careers of W. A. Oldfield and A. F. Kippax, recipients in next week-end's testimonial match at the Sydney Cricket Ground, are: OLDFIELD (William Albert) -Bom Sept. 9, 1897. > One of the greatest wicket-keepers of all time. Very good batting record for wicket keeper; good in tight corner. ' First played in big cricket: In 1918, with A.l.F. team in England* First Test: Sydney, 1920. Wickct-kceping: Test records: Played in most Tests (54); secured most dismissals (130); only wicket keeper to take 100 wickets and score 1,000 runs; five dismissals in an innings; 15 dis- missals in series in England (1930). Mat. Ct. St. Total v England . 38 59 31 90 VS Africa . 11 13 14 27 v West Indie. 5 6 7 13 54 78 52 130 Sheffield Shield: 109 ct., 71 st., 180 total. AU first-class matches: 392 ct., 253 st., 645 total. Batting: Tests Inn. HS. N.O. Runs Ave '». Eng ......... 62 65 14 1116 23.25 v S.A ...'. 56 - 1 221 20.90 v VV.l. 6 2 38...
Athletes Get Funds Associations Will Have Chance To Develop Young Talent [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
Athletes Get Funds Associations Will Have Chance To Develop Young Talent By JIM CARLTON Noiv that the "alarms and excur- sions" of publicity have ceased over the recent visits of oversea athletes Lloyd La Beach, Herb McKenley, and Fanny Blankers-Koen, an assessment of their contribution to athletics in this country can be made calmly. Their visits were financial successes. This means that the men's and women's associations have money available to back future visits from oversea athletes .and for the development of athletes in this country. There will be many suggestions on ways and means of expending this money for the development of our own athletes. I would like to see a fair proportion of it go towards the discovery and coaching of new athletic ability. In this regard, I would like to see a central laboratory set up under the direction of Professor Frank Cotton, where athletes and prospective athletes could be tested for their ability and suitability for various events. Research ...
DOWN THE FAIRWAYS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
¡ROWJV THE FAIRWAYS I BY PROSPER ELLIS Some of the lesser known clubs have young players J' among their ranks who are capable of excellent scoring. j ERNIE HARVARD, of Cabramatta, and Paul O'Brien, of Warringah, have shown good form lately, while Albert Bentley, the Asquith champion, under the eye of Don McDonald, Js a golfer of promise. If Don, who came from Car noustie, can teach him to play his irons as stylishly as he does himself, it will take Bentley a long way. * * + ^SPIRING players should play with better players and in open company, as it is only by this means that a certain maturity and composure is achieved, which will enable them äto climb to greater heights. With the exception of Ryde parramatta, the A grade clubs appear to have few junior mem- bers coming into prominence. This may be a result of the high cost of present-day golf, or lack of encouragement. Some clubs have rules govern- ing the play of juniors which appear somewhat harsh, and it may be well for committe...
Club Sailing [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
Club Sailing GREENWICH-16ft Skiffs womens nee Melody (J Harrison) (Miks E 1 anc) 8m 1 Mohawk (K Tierney) (Miss B Tierney) 9m 2 Janice (F GmiRh) (Miss Gone«) 14m 3 Won b> lm 25s lm 26s VAUCI USF -V S scclion VIR lant (J Annand) 4m I Capella (R BuleO 7m "> Wendy (G Thorne) 3m 3 Won b) lm Iii 23s VJ senior section Sterling (J Gibbs) 7m 1 Hetty (A Redstone) scritch 2 New Too (A Levy) I m 3 Won by 20s lm 15s VJ junior section Ml &lt;B OdRcrs) Um 1 J \\ (J Hartnell) scratch 2 Duch man (P ^tomans) 12m 3 Won bj 2m lm '&lt;s NORTH «HORE-12 foolers Third heal rltih championship Flcanoi CN Jarman) 1 Triton (R Fish) Î Great Scott IP Debney), I, Wem by 4m 8m 10s Handiop Plactngs as for club championship with handicaps as follows Eleanor scntch Triton lm Great Scott 9m RIVER CLUB -12 footers Ebbtide (1 Forward) 15m I Thing Fish (C Hope) 10m 2 Trial (T MacRUirc) lim 3 Won by lm 44s 2m 29s V J s Truant (T Crocker) 18m 1 Sauturn (S Os borne) 9m 2 Saltalr (D Adams) lim 1, Won by...
WIND HAMPERS MANY SHOOTERS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
WIND HAMPERS MANY SHOOTERS Wind conditions did not favour marks- men at Anzac and Chatswood ranges in yester- day's competition rifle shooting. i Outers and magpies were common and flags gave little help in showing changes of wind The only possible for the day was registered at Anzac by C Bartier (Metropolitan Railways) J Pollard, of the same club, had top score with two 49s ANZAC. A G M -20 shots A Sharrctt 88 C O Neill M O Connor 87 J Brolchcs 86 W Mead 85 K Weir R Sharrctt 83 J Pickin R Finch 82 ANNANDALE-20 shots W Halla han A Wagland 91 J Javcs 90 T Morris A J Maher 88 J Windit. 87 K Schofield 86 BANKSTOWN-14 shots A Mc>crs 67 K. Leard 65 B Campbell U Bur sill C Selwin 63 F N Dehn 62 C roster 61 R Greenwood L Bur Bill 60 R Bovie 59 CONCORD-14 shots D Loon G Griffiths G Griffiths Junr 69 W Menere A Brain 67 W Jackson W Charter C Arthur 66 1 Armstrong P Griffiths 65 J Leighton B Bale J Best D Greis 64 E Wilesmlth 63 CHULLORA RETD SOLDIERS - 20 shots W Youngs 90 M Mitchell Come...
U.S. Wrestler's Easy Win [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
U.S. Wrestler's Easy Win American wrestler "Tar- zan" White won his first match in Australia when he beat Pat Meehan at Leich hardt Stadium last- night. White conceded height, weight and reach to fVfeehan, 'but won brilliantly by two falls to one, in seven rounds. White's catapult rebound from the ropes to win the match was most spectacular. Preliminaries_Wrestling. SU rounds: Inn Morrow beat Burn Tamplin bv one (all. In the 5th round; Tamplin muid not continue. Boxinfi S rounds: Art Davis (12.12) knocked oui 'Jot Paxton 1(14.2) in 6th.
"ALICE in WONDERLAND" Adapted a Illustrated by Nan Fullarton [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
»MßiiiraWOi^DERtAiNICr by Lt^lS CARROil Adapted 6 Illustrated % by Niall Fullarton IT WAS INDEED A QUEER-LOOKING PARTY THAT GATHERED ON THE BANK, THE BIRDS WITH WET FEATHERS, THE ANIMALS WITH THEIR FUR CLINGING TO THEM, AND ALL SOAKED THROUGH, CROSS AND UNCOMFORTABLE. THE DODO SUGGESTED A CAUCUS RACE. SO THE BIRD MARKED OUT A RACECOURSE IN A SORT OF CIRCLE AND ALL THE PARTY BEGAN RUN- NING ROUND AND ROUND. AFTER HALF AN HOUR OR SO. WHEN THEY WERE QUITE DRY AGAIN, THE DODO CALLED OUT. "THE RACE IS OVER. EVERY- BODY HAS WON AND ALL MUST HAVE PRIZES!'" THE WHOLE PARTY CROWD- ED ROUND ALICE. CALLING OUT "PRIZES! PRIZES'" LUCK- ILY SHE FOUND SOME LOL- LIES IN HER POCKET: THERE WAS EXACTLY ONE EACH. AT LAST THEY ALL SAT DOWN IN A RING. AND BEGGED THE MOUSE TO TELL HIS. STORY. HE BEGAN. "MINE IS A LONG AND SAD TALE!" "IT IS A LONG TAIL. CERTAINLY," SAID ALICE. "YOU INSULT ME BY TALKING SUCH NONSENSE!" RETORTED THE MOUSE. GETTING UP AND WALKING AWAY. "I WISH OUR CAT. DINAH, WERE HERE. SHE'D...
CONJURING TRICK FOR YOUNG MAGICIANS No. 5 —by "Merlin" [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
CONJURING TRICK FOR YOUNG MAGICIANS No. 5 - hy "Merlin" T TERE is a trick which even the *?*? youngest magician can do HOW IT LOOKS: Four Aces, four Kings, four Queens, and four I Jacks are separ- ated from a pack I of cards and laid on the table in four small piles. Each pile con- tains an Ace, King. Queen and] Jack in that order. A member ot the audience then steps forward and is told to pick these four packs up in any order and "cut" them as often as he I wishes. | When he has cut them manv times (lifting cards from the top and placing them on the bottom of the pack), the magician then takes up the pack and deals four "hands" of four cards, face down, one on each pile at a time. When the hands are' turned face up, to everyone's sur- prise, there are lour Aces in one, lour Kings in an- other, four Queens in the third, and four lacks in the tou^th. THE SECRET: There just isn't any secret. You can't go wrong if you make sure that the cards are laid out in the order I gave you and ar...
NATIONALISM RISING AGAIN IN JAPAN OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
NATIONALISM RISING AGAIN IN JAPAN OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT NEW YORK, Feb. 19.-Signs of a revival of Japanese nation- alism are multiplying after three | and a half , years of Allied > occupation, according to the Tokyo correspondent of the "New York Times." Prime cause of this is the lavish praise General MacArthur has bestowed on the Japanese, the correspondent adds. The revival of nationalism does not mean the Japanese want to embark on new aggression, he says, but is rather a return in Japanese thinking to the tradi- tional patterns which seemed to be wiped out after the surrender. Despite the Allied prediction that Shintoism would wither when deprived of the support of the Japanese Government, attendance at leading shrines over the past few months has trebled. Gifts totalling 1,500,000 yen were made to one shrine during a recent holiday season.
SPORT AN OFF BREAK BOWLER DOES A TOUGH JOB [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
SPORT AN OFF BREAK BOWLER DOES A TOUGH JOB By W. J. O'REILLY AS there are many more right ' hand batsmen than left- handers, it has become the general practice to name each - particular delivery fn bowling as it appears to a right hand bats- man. When we speak of an off, break therefore we mean an off break to a righthander. The same ball is. of course, a leg break to a lefthander. The off break spins round in the same direction as the hands of a clock as it leaves the fingers. Usual method of imparting this spin is to grip the ball with the lirst finger of the right hand over the seam. The thumb, directly opposite the tip of the first finger, forms the other extremity of the diameter of the ball. The second and third fingers rest against the ball more to strengthen the grip than to" help impart spin. The ball is delivered with a downward jerk which brings the thumb up to the position formerly held by the first finger. Try this out without holding the ball at all and you will find t...
"PLAYTIME" PRIZES [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
"PLAYTIME" PRIZES The "Herald" Club mem- ber who sends best entries to all competitions on Page 7 may choose his or her prize from this list: An Ensign Camera ' Set of books Meccano Electric train Fretwork machine Gold pen and pencil Sewing basket Desk lamp Sports goods. I // there is nothing on this list a winner wants he or she may choose anything else of equal and lasting , value. I Competition entries will I also bring you cash awards and points towards the bi- cycle and watch to be, awarded in eight weeks' time. THE EDITOR.
Legacy For Santa Claus? [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
Legacy For Santa Claus? LONDON, Feb. 19 (A.A.P.). -Dr. Axel Munthe, who died last week, left money for the benefit of old Laplanders who still keep reindeer. I Stockholm Radio says the Swedish author and physician also made these bequests: . To the Swedish State: The villa of San Michèle, on the island of Capri, which he featured in the best-seller, "The Story of San Michèle." . To the poor of Anacapri (the village where San Michèle stands): ¿£A1,724. . To help the blind: Money for training dogs as guides.
THINGS TO MAKE WITH A SHEET OF CELLOPHANE YOU CAN MAKE MOST ATTRACTIVE DRESS CLIPS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
THINGS TO MAKE WITH A SHEET OF CELLOPHANE YOU CAN MAKE ? MOST ATTRACTIVE. DRESS CLIPS '"T^HE dress clips we haye il -?- lustrated are made from a sheet of cellophane paper, 1/8 yard of narrow velvet rib bon, some glue and two small gilt safety pins. Clear cellophane will give a delicate crystal effect, while red or green will look rich and brilliant. The velvet ribbon can be in the same or a contrast- ing colour. Each clip takes ten rolls of cellophane, 2i in wide. To make the rolls, cut the paper into strips 5in wide by 6in long, and roll each stripotightly round a fine knitting needle. Lightly smear the end of the paper with glue so that the roll will not come undone, slip it off the needle and cut it in halves This will give you 2íin rolls. TEM ROUS OFCELIOPHANE If the ends of the rolls close up where they arc cul, open them out again with the knitting needle. Using ten rolls for each clip, flatten them all in the centre, pile them one on top of the other and draw a strong thread...
Financial Panic Threatens In Argentina OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
Financial Panic Threatens In Argentina OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT.' NEW YORK, February 19. Argentina is close to financial panic, according to the Buenos Aires correspondent of the New York "Daily News." The Stock Exchange opened | yesterday with sorte prices quoted i at one-third of their last month's value. ' I Because of a strike of printers, Buenos Aires has been 11 days, without newspapers. The public is becoming more jittery' as rumours of rifts between President Peron and the Army sweep the newsless city. Peron in a speech last night denied that the Argentine econ- omy was shaky. He said it was "as good and secure as in the best of times" and blamed the "rumours" about the country's economic situation ' on, the Socialists, Communists, | and "venal foreign Press." i
Her Methods Froze Them STAFF CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
Her Methods Froze Them STAFF CORRESPONDENT JYEW YORK, Feb. 19. A magistrate this week warned Mrs. Rose Musto, of Baltimore, not to sell her chickens to people who did not want them. 1 Four customers told the Court that Mrs. Musto rushed into their homes, searched their kitchen draw- ers for a knife to cut up her chickens, put the birds in their refrigerators. then stated her price-although the customers had not ordered any chickens. The magistrate dismissed charges against Mrs. Musto of having disturbed the peace.
FILMS FILM STAR HAS BEEN AT WORK SINCE SHE WAS SEVEN [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
FILMS FILM STAR HAS BEEN AT WORK SINCE SHE WAS SEVEN Peggy Cummins has worked hard for film success. She is a fully-fledged veteran of stage, films and television. PEGGY Cummins, five-foot, fair-haired, British film star. has been, acting since she was seven. Born ¡n North Wales, on De- cember l8, 1925, she went to school in Dublin, and later attend Peggy Cummins ed the Abbey School of Ballet there. Until she was 13 she played mostly small boy parts. Once* she was two different small boys at the same time. The parts were in different plays be- ing produced at different theatres. Rushed from theatre to theatre, Peggy was dressed by her mother in the taxi as they drove. At 13, Peggy was accepted by famous manager, Aubrey Black- burn, for the London stage. Her first role was in a revue, "Let's Pretend." The revue was not' a success, but Peggy did so well that she gained the star role of a ballet dancer in the television series, "Coffee Stall." IS the war ended,' 20th Cen- tury Fox sign...
U.S. ARMY'S ADMISSIONS No Proof For Spy Charges [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 20 February 1949
U.S. ARMY'S ADMISSIONS No Proof For Spy Charges WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (A.A.P.).-The U.S. Army yester- day admitted that there was no proof to support a charge in a recent report that Miss Agnes Smedley, an American writer, was a Soviet spy. The Deputy Chief of the Army s Public Relations Division, Colonel George Eyster, admitted that the st j le of the report, which dealt with Russian war-tune espionage in Japan, was "open to quesüon ' He said that "philosophical observations" of the report, in- cluding its warning to Ameri- cans to beware of similar espion- age activities in their own country, *ere out of place in a factual official account If such expressions of opinion were to be left m a public version of a report a statement should nave been attached to it explain m? that it was mereh a papei Prepared on the basis of infoi ma ton given by the Japanese authorities Newspaper« have described the tepon as lund in stvle, ínsuffi Çtentlv documented, and calcula te&lt;J to arous...