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IT WORKS THIS WAY [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
IÎWORfâMliS'VAÏ;": PHOTOGRAPHS, FINGER-PRINTS, ARCHITECT'S PLANS AND FASHION DRAWINGS CAN BE SPEEDED FROM ONE COUNTRY TO ANOTHER BY BEAM WIRELESS. PICTUREGRAMS. AS THEY ARE CALLED. ARE SENT AND RECEIVED BETWEEN AUST- RALIA (MELBOURNE). GREAT BRITAIN. EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA. SENDING PHOTOGRAPHS BY BEAM WIRELESS IS. IN SIMPLE TERMS. THE 'SCAN- NING1 OF THE PICTURE BY A ROTATING SPOT OF LIGHT AT THE TRANSMITTING END. HERE IS A DRAWING OF THE TRANSMITTING INSTRUMENT. THE METAL TUBE HAS BEEN CUT AWAY TO SHOW THE MECHANISM INSIDE. THE PHOTOGRAPH TO BE TRANSMITTED IS WRAPPED FACE INWARDS. ROUND A TUBE IN WHICH IS A NARROW CIRCULAR SLOT. IT IS THEN MOVED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT ACROSS THIS SLOT BY A CARRIAGE. AS THE PHOTOGRAPH MOVES. A ROTATING 'EYE1 OF LIGHT, AT B, SCANS OR TRAVELS OVER ITS SURFACE, SOURCE OF THIS LIGHT IS AT A. THE LIGHT TRAVELS UPWARDS AND IS REFLECTED BY A MIRROR TO THE 'EYE* AT Ú (SEE DIAGRAM). AS THE 'EYE" TRAVELS OVER THE PIC- TURE. IT SENDS BACK VARYING LIGHT AND SHADE...
"ALICE in WONDERLAND" Adapted & Illustrated by Nan Fullarton [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
--~--I1j[l¡¡¡jly^ MICE ¡»WONDERLAND fcV tt^lS CARftÔÎÎl Adapted & Illustrated by Nan Fullarton ALICE HURRIED UPSTAIRS INTO A TIDY LITTtE ROOM. WITH A TABLE NEAR THE WINDOW. ON IT WAS A FAN AND SEVERAL PAIRS OF TINY WHITE KID GLOVES. SHE TOOK UP THE FAN AND A PAIR OF GLOVE'5. AND WAS JUST LEAVING WHEN SHE' SAW A LITTLE BOTTLE. AFTER A MOMENT SHE TOOK OUT THE CORK AND PUT IT TO HER LIPS. BEFORE SHE HAD DRUNK HALF SHE FOUND HER HEAD PRESSED AGAINST THE CEILING SHE HASTILY PUT DOWN THE BOTTLE, BUT IT WAS TOO LATE ALICE WENT ON GROW ING AND GROWING AND SOON HAD TO LIE DOWN WITH ONE ELBOW AGAINST THE DOOR, THE OTHER ARM OUT OF THE WINDOW. AND ONE FOOT UP THE CHIMNEY THEN ALICE HEARD THE RABBIT COMING TO LOOK FOR HER BUT. WITH HER ELBOW PRESSED AGAINST THE DOOR, IT WOULD NOT OPEN. THEN SHE HEARD HIM OUTSIDE THE WINDOW AND MADE A SNATCH WITH HER HAND AT THE AIR. SHE HEARD A SHRIEK. AND A FALL AND A CRASH OF BROKEN GLASS. THERE WAS THE SOUND OF MANY ANGRY VOICES. THREATS TO CUT OFF H...
MORE TROOPS FOR ALASKA [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
MORE TROOPS FOR ALASKA WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (A.Á.P.).-The U.S. Army yes- terday announced plans to double its Alaskan forces and maintain j troops in the Far East at the same strength of a year ago. [ U.S. Army forces in Europe would be reduced slightly undet the deployment schedule for the fiscal year to start on July 1. Planned and previous strengths are: Alaska: Planned, 13,200; at November 1, 1948, 5,991; a year «go. 7,000. Pacific (chieflv Hawaii): Plan-1 «d, 7,000; at November 1, 8,274; | »year ago, 9,000.
CONJURING THIS PAPER TRICK IS DONE "BY ATOMIC ATTRACTION" [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
CONJURING THIS PAPER TRICK IS DONE "BY ATOMIC ATTRACTION" I, HAVE seen this trick done be *? fore big audiences and it al- ways goes over well. You need nothing more than a small piece of paper such as a tram ticket. HOW IT LOOKS: The paper slip is shown to the audience in the finger-tips q£ the right hand. The left hand is then brought across and the slip torn in two, into four and fin- ally into eight pieces. While this act ton is carried out the magician asks someone to do the multiplication thus: "Twice two, four; twice four, eight"; and so on. The scraps are now crumpled 1 into a small pellet, which is placed i in the palm of the right hand. Making a few magic passes over this hand the conjurer says: "It's all done by magnetism and atomic attraction." He thereupon dips his len, thumb and forefinger into the right hand and draws forth the paper intact in one piece again! THE SECRET: Unseen by the audience an identical ticket or paper strip is concealed in the palm of the con- ju...
SPORT FAST BOWLER SWINGS THE NEW BALL [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
SPORT FAST BOWLER SWINGS THE NEW BALL By W. J. O'REILLY rî leg-break and the off * .jreak are tricks of the trade which belong to the slower types ol' bowlers. If von bowl vour off-break at your very fastest pace you will find that the ball goes straight through and does not "break" at all. The reason for this is that the ball gets up off the pitch so quickly that the spinning move- ment has no time to operate upon «he pitch. There is no time for i.it to "grip." Therefore, you will understand that fast bowlers must forget "breaks," and cultivate another trick to rid themselves of bats- men. It is possible for a bowler to make the ball change direction whilst it is still in the air. When the ball is bowled at the middle stump and, before it lands on the pitch, moves away towards the off stump, the trick performed is described as an "out-swinger." The strange thing about swing is that it works in exactly the opposite way from spin. The ball which "swings out" must be spin- ning clockw...
Conspiracy To Start French Revolt Reported COMMUNISTS ACCUSED [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Conspiracy To Start French] Revolt Reported COMMUNISTS ACCUSED LONDON, Feb. 26 (A.A.P.).-The French War Minister, M. Ramadier, yesterday charged the central committee of the French Communist Party with having tried to incite the Army to revolt. He filed a complaint alleging this with the Ministry of Justice. Correspondents say the French Government is considering legal action against all 84 members of the French Communist Party's politbureau. The French Premier, Dr. Henri Queuille, said yesterday that if the Russians crossed the Rhine, fifth-columnists would seize control of government, and fear of self-destruction would immobilise the mass of the civilian population.
Candid Comment... By ONLOOKER [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
(Candid (Comment . . . By ONLOOKER 1 A WAY for six months, here ?^"- for six weeks, Dr. Evatt has taken off for London again -his tenth trip in seven years. This rushing around the world is a wearing business, but "The Doe" may not be sorry to shake Canberra's dust off his shoes this time. It can't have been a very happy visit, one way and another. Sometimes he must feel more at home abroad than at home. Over- seas he is courted and flattered; here he has to listen to criticism, play safe in Caucus even to the side- tracking of his liberal principles. In London, Attorney-General Evatt will appear before the Privy Council in the banking case. Report is that the Government, having won leave to,appeal, expects a favourable verdict, but is not sure about the next moves, has abandoned hope of getting the whole unpopular business tidied up before the election. From London External Affairs Minister Evatt will set course for New York and UNO, his spiritual home. Not Our Affair /^iNE had hop...
Everything Against The Divers [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Everything Against The Divers I FROM FRANK TIERNEY BRISBANE, Saturday. - Divers battled with wind, rain, dogs, and other dis- turbing elements in the national titles at Morning- side Quarry to-day. One of the worst gestures was the continual breaking of concen- tration by remarks and laughter of a group of youths near the tower. Dogs suddenly appeared on the board as divers. Youths swimming in the quarry also were troublesome. Referee Len .Warner, of Vic- toria, thrcatcned'to send a police- man out in a boat to remove them. '. . Several times he appealed for quietness by the crowd, which seemed to be attracted to the quarry more from curiosity than understanding of the need to give the divers a chance to compete without distractions. The wind was so strong early in the afternoon that the two div- ing judge's boats drifted, and positions had to be abandoned. It affected the flight of divers, and caused weeks of careful prac- tice to be ruined. Once. Lana Robertson, of Syd- ney, was t...
ATHLETES BREAK TWO N.Z. RECORDS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
ATHLETES BREAK TWO N.Z. RECORDS NAPIER (N.Z.), Feb. 26 (A.A.P.-Reuter). - Morris Curotta and Geoff Goodacre each shattered New Zealand records here to-day. They were running on the fastest, track of their tour. In running the 200 yards in 21.3 seconds, Curotta broke John Treloar's N.Z. record, also established at Napier, by 1-10 of a second. Goodacre ran his record time in the 220 hurdles, covering the distance in 24.2s. Curotta also beat the record in the 100 yards, taking 9.6s, but no claim for a record was made because he beat the pistol. In a thrilling race, Dave White won the 880 yards in lm 56.5s, from J. D: Sinclair by a foot. George Avery won the hop, step, and jump with 46ft 5iin, and the broad jump with 24ft 7in.
EXHAUSTED AFTER LONG ROW Lifesaver Knocked Unconscious By Oar [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
EXHAUSTED AFTER LONG ROW CRONULLA lifesavers fall from their boat exhausted after winning the marathon boat race at Coogee surf carnival yesterday. Lifesaver Knocked Unconscious By Oar Coogee lifesaver Brian Simms fell across the side of the boat when he was knocked unconscious by an oar during a surf boat race at Coogee carnival yesterday. A member of the Coogee "B" boat . crew said that Simms was rowing jn second stroke position when the in- cident occurred. "We were just about to round the buoys when the Coogee "A" boat straightened up suddenly, and I saw an oar lash out and strike Brian heavily on the side of the face and shoulder," he said. "Simms slumped forward in the boat and was nearly thrown out when a wave struck us. "I could see that he was out cold, and for some distance he hung limp over the gunwhale." Simms was carried to the am- bulance room, where he was soon revived. He was treated for shock and slight cuts, and Jater allowed to go'home, The Coogee "A" boat won the...
CLUB SWIM EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
CLUB SWIM EVENTS BALMORAL.-Women -55yds senloi backstroke championship B Smith, 45s 1, T Flynn, 2. J Farquharson. 3 55yds junior backstroke M Smith, 45 5s. 1 B Thompson, 2, K Evans 3 55yd> lunior A backstroke R. Wessel. 47s 1. M Torbcs, 2, V Dlllamorc. 3 55yds intermediate backstroke M Raw linson, 47s, 1. J Wessel, 2, G Bains ford, 3 55yds freestyle senior bandi cap P riynn, 41s, I. C Royston 2 J Farquharson, 3 55yds Inter- mediate freestyle handicap R Tarqu harson 44s, I. T Widurd 2 J Wessel l 55yds junior A freest} le handicap R Wessel. 46s 1. V Dillamorc, 2 N Torbcs 3 25yds freestyle juvenile final C Crossman, 19s, I R Sunley. 2. R Campcy, 3 BRONTE WOMEN.-33yds senior handicap M Smith, 22s, I, J Ing ham, 2 J Wallace, 1 66yds breast stroke handicap M Boswaiva, lm 45s 1 J Inghim, 2. V O Connor. 3. Senior diving P Moycs 1 Junior diving B Cither I, J McKa>. 2 A Lucas D Green 3 CLOVELLY -WOMEN-33yds breast stroke R Allen, 1 34s, 1, J Askew, 2, S Tlccgan, 3 25yds bickstroke oi nr...
Even Pace Would Cut Times [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Even Pace Would Cut Times BY FORBES CARLILE BRISBANE, Saturday. - Australian champion John Marshall would im- prove on his times if he I swam at a more even I pace. Marshall last Tuesday won the Australian 400 metres title in 4m 50.5s. Sectional times were:-100 metres, lm 3.6s; 200 metres, 2m 17s; 300 metres, 3m 33.4s. The time for the 300 metres broke the Australian, record, but Marshall then slowed down to take lm 17.1s for the final 100 metres. \ He was tired from too great an early effort. At the Olympic Games John's 400 metres took 4m 47.7s, and his time- for the first 100 metres was> 66.4s. For" more than 25 years physi- ologist Professor Frank Cotten. former N.S.W. champion swim- mer, has advocated that a swim- mer or a runner should perform at an even pace throughout. Before the Olympic Games in London. Nancy Lyons, Marjory' McQuade, John Davies, Judy Joy Davies and Denise Spence! were in my immediate care. Each swam at a more even pace than ever before. They re- gistered...
Marshall Feted After Brilliant Sprint Success [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Marshall Feted After Brilliant Sprint Success From Frank Tierney BRISBANE, Saturday.-John Marshall was car- ried shoulder high round the Valley Baths to-night after he had won the Australian 100 metres freestyle title. . ' ' Marshall won by half a yard in 60.3s from Bruce Bourke and Garry Taylor. Marshall later won the 800 metres championship by 55 yards. By winning all five senior freestyle titles, Marshall equalled the per- formance of Sir Frank Beaurepaire. The scene, strange to Aus- tralian swimming onlookers and officials, was Victoria's way of showing its apprecia- tion of Marshall's great win. Added to the joy of Victorian officials was the knowledge that Marshall's win practically ensured retention of the Keiran Shield symbol of interstate competition for most wins at the national car- nival. The win of Marshall consum- mated a wish he expressed on the Strathaird when returning from the Olympic Games. Apart from one race at Ade SWIM TITLES Men 100 Metre« Junior Backstroke-R ...
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS WE DUG OUT A SWIMMING POOL [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS WE DUG OUT A SWIMMING POOL \X TE had a lot of fun last holi * * days digging a swimming pool in the grounds of our new home. Operations started on j New Year's Day with much en- thusiasm. First the site of the pool was marked out. ,It is 30 feet by eight feet. After digging for some time we reached a depth of three feet and found a piece of iron sticking out from the side of the pool. When we had dug all around it we were amazed to find a bedstead. Excavating further we found thiee more bedsteads, a spoon, many bricks and a china egg. Soon after we struck the shale and digging grew harder. When we awoke next morning we found it had been pouring j with rain. We looked out of the window down at the pool to see it half full Our hearts sank David and I bailed out all the water We did not finish till lunch time That afternoon we had a sleep Can you imagine our dismay when we awoke next morning to find it raining cats and dogs and the swimming pool half lull again' ...
WHERE ARE THE FISH? [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
WHERE ARE THE FISH? ANSWER . NAME . ADDRESS ..'. . AGE _ Tommy waits patiently for the fish to bite, but they are hiding from him. Can yon see where? When you find them, colour them with pencil or paint. Write the number you "catch" in the space" provided, add your name, age, and address and post your entry to the Editor, "Play- time," at the address given. Neatest correct entries will win prizes of ¿El/1/ (4 points), 10/6 (3 points), 5/ (2 points). 250 one and two-point certificates.