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SHY AUTHORS AFRAID OF THEIR PLAYS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SHY AUTHORS m ?- - AFRAID OF THEIR PLAYS Some years ago, when a stage adapta tion of 'Ted'' Dyson's 'Goldeu Shaury'' was to be produced by Bert Bailey in the Palace Theatre, Sydney, the author of the popular yarn confessed that he was afraid he would not like the theatrical version. He did not — emphatically not. Now it appears that he has a brother in feeling in Eden Phillpotts, the Eng lish novelist sind dramatist, who does not appreciate London, which, with most folk, exercises a potent charm. He pre fers to confine himself t-y the grounds Lewis Stone and Barbara Bedford, the stars of 'Old Loves asd New,' ait seen denouncing the interloper in a scene from the attraction of the same acme* which the Tivoli Theatre will screen shortly. It is said to be more intriguing than its successor. 'The Sheik*'* and ia a drama of desert sands and the draw- . ing rooms of high society. — ' of his residence, Eltham, Torquay, where he has lived for many years. He would not tear himself away to jo...
SILK-LINED SUIT DE LUXE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SILK-LINED SUIT DE LUXE; Iv. view of the articles which tave ', recently appeared on dress reform for j men, it is interesting to read Charles Gilbert Limited's special advertisement I iu this issue featuring the coo! silk-lined | suit de luxe, at what appears to be a remarkably low price for the advantages offerer?. Mr. Gilbert thought the time had arrived when Queensland men were entitled to something better in tailoring tb;m they were getting:. The whole of the executive tailoring staff were brought together with the object of per fecting a suit, with all the. essential features of t'-jj guinea suif, but to sell at £3 1:'-5., with the result that ?this pro- j grcssive iirp_i ave now able to offer what! they consider to be their greatest tailor- ! in£ achievement. A fine display of these suitings anrl silk linings is being; tr-ath in tbo firm's main window. Quten- 1 ?treetj ner.r Victoria bridge.
THE TIVOLI "WILDERNESS WOMAN" BOTH THEATRES AS USUAL [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
THE TIVOLI 'WILDERNESS WOMAN' BOTH THEATRES AS USUAL Both Tivoli theatres, jnain and roof Sarflen, will be open to-morrow as usual. It was previously announced that the main theatre would close last evening for extensive alterations, but, owing t« the delay of certain essential materials, It has, after due conisderation, been de cided to continue running the niaiii tneatre tor a turthcr three weeks, the closure now being November 20. To morrow the theatre will open as usual At 10.30 a.m., and will run continuously nntil 10.30 p.m., and the roof garden wilt open as usual at 1 p.m. 'The Wilderness Woman,' a First National production, with Aileen Pringle, Lowell Sherman, and Chester ConMtn, vividly contrasts nrimitivo life with that of conventional civilisation, and j the resuli is an amusing analysis of J both. There is n highly humorous vein j running right through the eight reels of this production. 'THE RED RIDER.' j A etlrrlng Indian drama, glowing ? with the warm romance of the c...
STRONG "LINES" . LANGUAGE AND STAGE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
STRONG 'LINES' . ) ? _._ i LANGUAGE AND STAGE There has been a little rumpus in London between the producers of a new play and tho actress chosen to iinperso- i nate the principal character. The author expected her to exclaim to her lover, as her last word in a tiff, ''Oh! go to hell!' With a . squeamishness which in these (lays of freedom in language is not evident, even in the ranks of ladies, the actress tloeraredlv refused to mouth i what she regards as a horrid word. 'You must,' said the producers to her. 'I won't,' said she. And there the matter remained until the first produc tion of the play. The producers thought that, to save her position, the actress must relent, and, despite her dogged persistence iu saying 'Xo,' she was allowed to appear. When the crucial point arose the actress, instead of con signing her lover to Hades, said, 'Oh! get out! Go — anywhere!' Whereupon the incensed producers sent for the ac tress's understudy. The incident is a reminder of an ex perience ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
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HARD TRIALS A CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
HARD TRIALS — : ? «. ? A CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS (By Old Actor.) 1 once £ nanoed and managed a small variety company through Devonshire and Oorn'waU. It was in tbe early days ofc the cinema, ?when travelling picture shows were the rage, but these counties, tucked away in the far south-west, were off tjio beaten-track, henco my choice of them for the venture. ! There were then no restrictions as I to having the projector in a fire-proof I room, so that one could rig uj- a screen in any suitable building, plant the machine upon a couple of packing «ases, and get to work. The only difficulty was in It Ing films owing to the great demand at the time. How ever. I eucceeded in getting half a dozen, and short ones at that. To pan out a two and a half hours' programme necessitated procuring ad ditional attractions. Then happened an introduction to a man well known in that part of the country, whose claim to local recognition, v as due to the fact that nearly every Lone in his body had been bro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
BOTH MAIN TIVOLI THEATRE AND ROOF GARDEN WILL OPEN TO-MORROW AS USUAL Main Theatre closure for exteusive remodelUng deferrea three weeJcs. Kindly rememljer no »it»ratjon» in th«*tre : roatiue. Main Theatre continuous front 10.30 a.m., and Eoof Garden as n»u»l. TB y^jk^H^ I I Commencing I iTjyATRty Jt | TO-MORROW ^^^^HHy^HfeL She had a punch like dynamite— a WljK^jlB|H|H8|||^Wt . r temper like a tornado. She was as Mold ?BHiiilraP^llwP? ' /j& - as a mountain Koaess— until she met the i i^^BP'^l^Y ^4fe-^^ -* ooe man who taiev? how to tame her. ' *^%!^^ Two Continental ! ^ 4/ytjSfbL vw^ ^ ? ^ Aretists in a unique ^ jSftjdfe ^^ STAR CAST ClayMod^Act. t^i--^OfK#l^^^_f«v^^'=Si^ Direct from Sydney AND And also on the Stage - 'KNIGHT ^F THE PIG BILLY MALONEY Another of Steve Donoghue's complete J^£ 'ft^S^SK^Sli S?i5 w*a??S | racing storL. hatS'.n^cT S &t with a brand new range of song^ J WATCH FOR ETHEL M. HULL'S 'OLD LOVES AND NEW' '? - :%
SCOUTS' HALL OPENED [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SCOUTS' HALL OPENED TOOWOOMBA, Saturday-.— The for mal opening of the boy scouts' recrea tion rooms took place this afternoon, the official ceremony being performed by the Mayor (Mr. J. Douglas Annand). The rooms, which are well situated, in Phillip-street, are chiefly the work of the scouts themselves, and are very well equipped. Chief Scontmaster Snow came up from Brisbane for the cere mony, and a number of girl guides were present with their leader, Mrs. T. A. Price.
WANTS HIS WALLET NEVER MIND THE MONEY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
WANTS HIS WALLET /. .» ? NEVER MIND THE MONEY LONDON, Friday. — The Daily News tells of an Australian who served in the -war, who visited Lon don and stayed at. a well-known Strand Hotel. He was awakened in the early morning to find a man rifling his pockets. He pumped up, but the thief slid down the fire-escape. The 'digger,' not worrying at the loss of £15, now appeals to the thief to return Ids wallet, which was won at athletics 'while serving in France.
JEALOUSY FOSTER'S MURDER MOTHER'S MAD ACT DAUGHTER-IN-LAW SHOT [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
JEALOUSY — *. — FOSTER'S_MURDER MOTHER'S MAD ACT DAUGHTER-IN-LAW SHOT (PUBLISHED IN 'THE TIMES.') PARIS. Saturday.— Sheer jealousy, de veloping implacable hatred, seems to have been the motive of the cold blooded niurder of her daughter-in-law. by Madame Lc Febvte, whose trial has begun at Douai. ?The ike Febvrea are well-to-do mcr phants at Rauba-x, and their son -was dfeeply: inclose .yritfa. a. charming girL, His. inotjier quickly 'showed resentment at the eon's transference of affection^ and began a systematic persecution. She bombarded him with -x-njplaints Erring tbe honeymoon because he travelled first -class, and only sent her post-cards. She complained tliat the 6ix weeks' honeymoon proved lie was forgetting her, and when the couple returned she said they had beeu extravagant. She further complained that they had not put her gift suite of furniture in the drawing-room, and scolded the ?wife- for using fresh eggs instead of egg powder, thoujrh the son's income ex ceeded £100...
FIRE IN COOPERAGE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
FIRE IN COOPERAGE About 5 o'clock on Saturday after noon a tire was discovered iu the coop erage of Mercer's, in Merivale-street, South Brisbane. The South Brisbane hre brigade was quickly on the scene, and the flames were extinguished. The fire started, near an electric motor, and this, together with portion of the floor ing mid some timber, was destroyed. The damage is estimated at £20.
BEST SELLERS "LIFE AS IT IS" PUBLISHER'S OPINION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
BEST SELLERS 'LIFE AS IT IS' PUBLISHER'S OPINION (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) LONDON, Saturday.— 'There is no longer any great demand for the or dinary, simple, domestic novel or love story,' says Mr. John Long, who has sold his publishing business to Hutehinson's Ltd.. including the rights for Nat Gould, whose sales have exceeded 24,000,000 copies. Mr. Long adds that people nowadays want life dppicted as they. see it them selves, and -want more 'punch.' in stories. He confessed that what creates the best seller still mystifies him, and puts it down to the peculiar vagaries of the public.
SEVEN INJURED CAR SOMERSAULTS CRASH OVER BANK [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SEVEN INJURED CAR SOMERSAULTS CRASH OVER BANK CASINO, Saturday. — The second sen sational motor accident within two d?iys occurred ou the Eyoglc-road, a«a~ Casino lu*t. night. Mr. Colditz, headmaster ,of the Kyogle public school, iu . couipanr with bis wife and family, and two lady scuool teachers from Ciisino, left Kyojfle with a view to visiting relatives 011 the Clarence- Biver. Neoring J£iBJiiQ_tuG car got out of control, and tuifired two somersaults over an embankment, landing on. its wheels. The occupants' tat the ear,' In-' Uiding four children^ - were scattered in all directions. Mrs. Colditz ? sustained a dislocated shoulder, shock, bruises, and abrasions to the face and neck. Joyce Colditz (!»). received ,cuta to 'ic face from glass from the wind screen. One cut had to have stitch.es inserted. Two other girls and a boy suffered from shock. Miss ?Cvnnorsi oti the staff of the Casiuo school, received slight abrasions on the face. Miss Norman, of the same school, suf fered fr...
PROPAGANDA ECHOES OF THE WAR MARQUESS'S ALLEGATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
PROPAGANDA — o ? ECHOES OF THE WAR MARQUESS'S ALLEGATIONS (AL'STBALIAX CABLE SEEVICE.) LOKDOX, Saturday.— Mr. C. F. Mastcrmau, a former member of Par liament and Parliamentary Secretary, and a prolific writer on political ques tions, and who controlled British war time propaganda at ouc period, is en gaging in a controversy with the Mar quess of Tavistock, the Socialist heir of Lord Bedford. The Marquess makes the sensational Allegation that a medal commemorating1 the sinking of the Lusitania was maanV ?factured ia Britain. and circulated, as propaganda; also that the Government issued a photograph of crowds giving the former Kaiser an ovation as crowds cheering the sinking of the IJusitania. Mr. Mastennan denies the charges, and says that the Government only is sued what could be justified in the law courts. Regarding- the Lusitania medal, which, he says, is only one of many, he declares lie can give the names of the German issuing firms.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
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AIREDALES CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW KEEN COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
AIREDALES — ♦ — CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW KEEN COMPETITION The initial annual championship show of the Airedale Terrier Club of Queensland was beld at Woodlands on Saturday under ideal con ditions. Mr. To Vaughan. the honorary secre tary, had ajl arrangements admirably made. Special attention was given to the veterinary examination. Mr. Mylrea, Commonwealth Veterinary. Officer, examined all dogs before they were shown. An innovation was made by having two rings — one for the dogs and one for the bitches. The judge teas that old and well-known fan cier and breeder. Mr. W. A. Noble (Too wnomba), who was most thorough and pains taMuc In the ring, and his decisions gave en tire satisfaction to all exhibitors. A wel come interlude was provided in the form of afternoon tea by the Kennel Association ladles' social committee. - * A splendid assortment of trophies was well competed for, there being 45 entries from 26 in dividual dogs — all fine specimens of this won derful breed. The quality spoke w...
ELECTRIC HARES FOR COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
ELECTRIC HARES FOR COURSING Is the practice of coursing to be robbed of the cruelty to which the har ried hare has been subjected? Instead of hunting real hares, greyhounds can .now chase electric hares. Manchester has been given a special course v on which dogs chase an electrically-driven hare, which they can never overtake, bo that the cruelty of the killing of live hares is avoided and all the excitement of the hunt is maintained. The hares aro controlled from a tower from which they are always in sight, so that their speed can be kept just beyond that of th» leading hound. The electric hares can run jap to 60 miles an hour, whereas the maximum speed of the dogs is 45 miles. The dogs are released after the electric hare has been given a good start.
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM The. Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, owes its origin to the Great Exhibition of 1851. In 1856 ther? was erected an ugly structure, nicknamed 'The Boiler-house,' in which were stored a number of models and other exhibits which the Exhibition Commissioners had no further use for. Other buildings were erected from time to time, and by de grees toe tsoutn Kensington Museum, as it was then called, came into exist ence. The foundation-stone of the pre sent building was laid ia 1899. and the same year, by command of Queen Vic toria, it was given the title it now bears.