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SOLUTIONS AND RESULTS OF ALL COMPETITIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
SOLUTIONS AND RESULTS OF ALL COMPETITIONS I l^ULL results of competitions * aie published in the news sec- tion of to-day's paper. Following are the solutions to puzzles which appeared in "Play lime" on February 13, 1949. TREE HUNT These »ere «lie trees hid- den m the scmense-Gum Birch ikech, Cor.il. Wattle Ti-tree, Mulga .» ROUND A-liOUTS I Tar. 2 liar, 3 Pam TRE\SURE HUNT Gold «as the most \aIuiolc pirt of the irtisurt hiddin on Lonclv Isle STAIR WORD Tlivse »ords fiiitd mío the stairs-1 Pest. ; Sur. í Iron. 4 Onlv. 5 I.\re. 6 Rest. 7. Stop 8 Opal, 9 Alas. 1U Asks
A WELL-KNOWN PROVERB [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
A WELL-KNOWN PROVERB T"\OES this drawing give you a .*--' clue lo an old and familiar proverb? Write your answer on a sheet of paper, add your name. address and agc and post your entry to "Playtime." Prizes for the neatest correa . answers to this puzzle will be given in two sections, under and over 12. 1he\ will be: 10/6 (4 points), 7/6 (3" points), 5/ (2 püinls), 250 two- and one-point certificates. "HERALD" CLUB ENROLMENT FORM | You are invited to join this club if you are 16 years of age ; or less. ! Fill' in your name, aae and address below and post the form ! to The Editor, "Playtime," Box 5026, G.P.O., Sydney. A j membership certificate will then be sent to you. ; The club offers big prizes to members who win its quarterly ¡ competitions. Members also win a 5/ piize when they have j gained 25 points in club certificates * j NAME . ; ADDRESS. j . AGE . j
"PLAYTIME" PRIZES [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
"PLAYTIME" PRIZES "JT-HE '¡Herald" Club boy or girl-ioho sends the.best j set of entries to all compe- titions on this page may choose as a prize any of the following: Ensign Camera Set of books Meccano > Electric train Fretwork machine Gold pen and pencil Í Sewing basket ! Desk lamp i Sports goods &lt; If there is nothing on this j list the winning member j likes, he or she may choose ¡ anything else of equal and \ lasting value (£10/-/-). \ -1
EASY TO MAKE BISCUITS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
EASY TO MAKE BISCUITS IJISCUITS are good to eat with morning tea, afternoon tea, or supper. You will ,find these recipes especially easy to follow. CARAMEL BISCUITS: You'll fieed: i teacup margarine. h teacup good dripping. 4 dessertspoons golden syrup. 2 cups self-raising flour. A few drops of vanilla essence. Cream the margarine and drip- ping in a basin with a wooden spoon, add the golden syrup and mix well together. Then add the flour and the vanilla and stir until the mixture is evenly blended. Roll into small balls, flatten' the tops slightly with a fork and cook in a moderately hot oven until they're crisp and brown. CHEESE PUFFS: You'll need: 2 tablespoons grated cheese. . 1 dessertspoon of butter or mar- garine. 1 cup plain flour. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper. A little salt. Rub the butter into the flour until it is like small breadcrumbs, then add die cheese and cayenne pepper and mix together Stir in just enough water to moisten the mixture, then roll out on a board sprinkle...
LATE NEWS THIRD MINISTER "CONFESSES" [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
LATE NEWS THIRD MINISTER "CONFESSES" LONDON, Feb. 26 (A.A.P.). -Vassil Zyapkov, who heads the list of Bulgarian Protestant ministers accused of espionage and treason, began his "con- fession" when the trial resumed in-Sofia this afternoon. Zyapkov was the third minister ( to plead, guilty. He repeated 9UBKSÊK WTMA09I OK WfBMa #??? fessioo contained in the Gamrn» ment's Yellow Book. (See story this page.)
CHOOSE YOUR PRIZE FROM TO-DAY'S LIST [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
CHOOSE YOUR PRIZE FROM TO-DAY'S LIST "Herald" Club Members who senti the neatest correct entries for to-day's competitions may choose a prize from the list printed on this page. All points won in to-day's competitions also count towards the big competition which ends on April 29, when top-scoring members will receive a bicycle, Match and ten cash awards. Post your solutions to to-day's competitions, to reach the Editor;, "Playtime," Box 5026, G.P.O., Sydney, Netc South Wales, by the first mail on Friday, March 4. If you do _. U_l_. - -1 «Tí i «, -r . ^-i» ?. - - , ,-J, .-.~.~ -. -. J««. «« not belong to the "Herald" Junior Club, you may join it to-day by posting in the membership form on this page. First puzzle entries may be sent with your form.
Sir Donald's Farewell Appearance By OUR SPECIAL REPORTER [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Sir Donald's Farewell Appearance By OUR SPECIAL REPORTER A gale of wild cheering stormed from all sections of the crammed Sydney Cricket Ground when Sir Dpnald Bradman walked through the players' gate at exactly 2.44 p.m. yesterday. i Sir Donald was going out to bat in his farewell match, the Oldfield-Kippax Testi- monial, Before it was his turn to bat, I watched him looking at the play from behind the glassed enclosure in the pavilion. Now and then his eyes would turn from the field of younger men to the packed Hill and the stands as if he was remembering something. He was not smiling at all yet his lips were a straight line-only his deep, thoughtful eyes spoke of the things in his mind. Then he was standing up, pull- ing on a glove, reaching for his bat. Morris, the man just out, touched his cap as he walked into the pavilion. STORM BROKE Sir Donald stepped into view, and that's when the storm broke. Sir Donald smiled. He walked slowly down I through the clapping and back- ' slaps...
FIND THE HIDDEN TOWN NAMES [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
FIND THE HIDDEN TOWN NAMES /^*AN you find the names of six well-known towns in New South ^ Wales from these two paragraphs? "Cess Nock saw his mate land in Svdnev one dav with 1 K Mort» They all decided lo go to the cir- cus. "Seeing a coon amble across the parkes they asked him the way. A good time was had by all." Write the names of the towns in block letters on a clean sheet of paper, add your name, age and address, and post jour entry to the Editor, "Playtime." at the above address. Prizes for the neales! correct answers will be: £1/1/ (4 points), 10/6 (3 points), 5/ (2 points), 250 one- and two-point certíii cates.
Gas Until Tuesday; Coal Board Moves [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Gas Until, Tuesday; Coal Board Moves The Joint Coal Board yesterday assured the Aus- tralian Gas Light Co. of enough coal to carry it. through Monday. A spokesman for the company said it already had enough on hand to last over the week-end. On Monday the board would provide 1,500 tons, which would last until Tuesday, he said. This would ensure continuous supplies of gas from the com- pany until then. The general manager of the North Shore Gas Company, Mr. A. H. Smedley, said last night his company had enough coal to seo it through until Tuesday night. A Joint Coal Board spokesman said that if the strike continued the board should be able to supply 6,000 tons of gas-coal a day.., This would come from nins mines not affected by the strike. It would be divided proportion- ately among New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia, and it would be just enough to allow the gas companies to scrape through, he said. In the meantime, the strike of salaried officers on the South Maitland fie...
WHAT DID THE CRITIC THINK OF THE BOOKS? [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
WHAT DID THE CRITIC THINK OF THE BOOKS? T^HESE tour books h.i\e just * been read by a literary critic II you look closely among the letters of the authors' names you will lind what he thought of each book. For instance he thought "Grow- ing Peas for Profit" was BAD BOB A. DUSSEN. . See if you can work out his opinion of the other three books. Authors' names are UNCLE VERA. AVERY GOODWOOD. MAN LE FAIRY. Write your solutions neatly on a clean sheet of paper, add your name, age and address and post it to the Editor, "Playtime," at ( the above address. Neatest correct entries will win prizes of £1/1/ (4 points), 10/6 (3 points), 5/ (2 points), 250 one and two-point certificates^
BY-ELECTION IN S.A. Liberal-Country League Win [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
BY-ELECTION m S.A. Liberal-Country League Win ADELAIDE, Saturday.--The Liberal-Country League retained the Rocky River seat in the South Australian Legislative Assembly as the result of a by election to-day. Final figures, with only 350 postal votes to come, were: J. A. Heaslip (L.-C.L.) .. 2,603 P. O'CaHaghan (Lab.) ... 1,478 Informal .. 1\. 33 The seat was formerly held by the late J. A. Lyons (L.-C.L.), who had a majority of 1,854 at [he 1944 election.
CROWD OF 41,575 CHEERS BRADMAN IN BRIGHT 53 AT S.C.G. MORONEY'S SOUND CENTURY [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
CROWD OF 41J75 CHEERS BRADMAN IN BRIGHT 53 AT S.C.G. MORONEY'S SOUND CENTURY By TOM GOODMAN Sir Donald Bradman, tumultuously welcomed back to the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday for his farewell match, entertained a crowd of 41,575 with a bright 53 in 65 minutes. Morris's Eleven, with four wickets down for 294 runs, is 90 runs ahead of Hassett'« Eleven, with two days left for play in the Oldfield-. Kippax Testimonial match. SYDNEY HAS FAREWELL GLIMPSE OF THE MASTER_ tó«í^i^^í*^í^lV^S^^&lt;^í^AASV5SW»*eí^*3Rí^«1 DON BRADMAN, playing his farewell match on the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday, gave the crowd of more than 40,000 a glimpse of his old mastery. LEFT: He pushes a ball from Ridings into the covers, as he settles down. CENTRE: On the defensive as Walker attacks with speed and swing. RIGHT: For a flashing moment the Bradman of other days is recalled as he hooks a bumping ball from Walker hard to the on fence.
MORRIS PASSES THOUSAND [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
MORRIS PASSES THOUSAND Arthur Morris scored the nine runs to give him 1,000 runs in an Aus- tralian season for the second time in his com- paratively short career. He went on to make a dash- ing 66 in an hour and a half. There were other important features of a highly interesting day's play. Jack Moroney played a most impressive opening batsman's innings, and is 128 not out. He has consolidated his claims to a place among Australia's 14 for the South African tour next cummer. Early in the day. Victorian .low bowler Doug Ring and Ray Lindwall had cleaned up the opposing team's innings. Alan Walker was the most impressive bowler for Hassett's Eleven, even though he failed to take a wicket. Dominant Figure But Bradman was the domi- nant personality on the arena yesterday, and the great crowd was intent on every ball while he batted, for 42 minutes before afternoon tça and 23 minutes after the interval. I have witnessed many memor- able scenes in which Bradman has been the central figur...
More Than £3,000 As Likely Share For Each [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
More Than £3,000 Ás Likely Share For Each Examination of the finances of the Testimonial match shows that there is already in sight the sum of ¿£2,500 each for the two beneficiaries, Alan Kippax and Bert Oldfield. With further donations, and with fine weather anti- cipated for the two remain- ing days of the match, the amount for each beneficiary ' may be increased to more than £3,000. Gate takings yesterday were £3.348/14/9, making a total for the two days of £3.808/1/6. From this. approximately £600 for entertainment tax has to be deducted. I Expenses of staging the match arc estimated at £600. .This makes the balance from takings now approximately £2,600. Donations and outside ticket sales are expected soon to reach a total of £2,000. Thus, a balance of £4,600 foi division between the two bene- ficiaries is in sight, with proceeds from last night's 2GB concert, and two days "gates" to come. Lord Nuffield has given £100 I to the testimonial fund.
Moroney's Innings Helps Selectors [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Moroney's Innings Helps Selectors By W. J. O'Reilly The Australian selectors, faced with one of the most difficult jobs of work they have had for years, in choosing the 14 players to tour South Africa, had things simplified considerably yesterday by the performances of Moroney, Ring and Walker. With Barnes and Brown unavailable for tour selec- tion, the task of choosing an opening partner for Morris, must have caused them some concern. Burke, Mculeman, and Moroney were regarded as contenders for the position. On a slow, easy-paced pitch yesterday, Moroney batted splen- didly. At the s'tart of his innings he showed momentary unceitainty when facing the new-ball overs from Walker. But, apart from one or two hopeful stabs at the off-side ball, he did nothing to suggest that he is not capable of filling the vac- ancy with great credit. Moroney is a very sound on side player; he hits the on-drivo belter, perhaps, than any bats- man in the game to-day. Strong on-side play is an essen- tia...
Permanent Officer In Amateur Golf [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Permanent Officer In Amateur Golf -1 The new secretary of the New South Wales Golf Association, Mr. A. H. Higinbotham will .be the association's first tull time official. The president of the associa- tion, Mr. W. E. Bain, said this when he announced tne appointment yesterday'. Mr. Higinbotham has been a member of Pymble club for 10 years. *He is on a nine handi- cap. He is a young man, resident at Wahropnga, and was educated at Shore and Sydney University. A Sydney bank officer for 15 years, he served four years in the Corps of Signals during the war and was commissioned.
Game-Problem No. 2 What would you do? [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Game-Problem No. 2 . What would yon do? _ULM K_ WHITE Muck to play. Willi his 21st move KI x QP, While threatens a matinR attack. Mack brilliantly turns the tables. How? Solution next Sunday, . SOLUTION TO GAME-PROBLEM No. 1 The position on the diagram occurred in the U.S. Junior tour- nament between R. Warner and . L. Evans. After White's 18th move (R-Ql) Black (Evans) played l8 . . . , R - K6!!; threatening 19 . . . , Q - B6. The game continued: 19. P x R, Q - K7; 20. Q x P, Q x R ch; 21. K - B2, Q - B8 mate. If (after l8 . . . , R-K6) 19. B x R, Q B6 wins. If 19. Q x R, Q x R ch and mate next move.
CHESS: By G. Koslmitsky [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
CHESS: By G. Koslmitsky IN the recent Australian championship in Melbourne, the winner, C. J. S. Purdy, played very sound chess, i He kept finding good moves even in the most difficult posi- tions and his 13 games were practically free from errors. Yet he had one off day. Jt happened in the ninth round, when t his opponent was the former Middlesex and N.S.W Champion, M. E. Goldstein. Purdy played the opening weakly, and he did it against the wrong man. x Once Gold- stein had the upper hand, he' never let up. The champion, aware of the danger, (ried to confuse the issue by creating complications, but this only hastened his doom. DUTCH DEFENCE Wnitc Black C. J. S. Purdy M. E. Goldstein (N.S.W.) (N.S.W.) 1. P-Q4 P-KB4 2. P-QB4 P-K3 3. P-KK13 B-Kt5'ch . 4. B - Q2 B x B'ch Dr. Alekhine, who was a Dutch Defence specialist, was fond of retreating the Bishop to K2. 5. Kt x B Better is 5, Q x B, followed by Kt - QB3. 5. Kt-KB3 ti. B-Kt2s . P-Q3 Also good here is 6 .... P -Q4. 7. P-K3 Q-K2 Su...