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LEG FRACTURED Fell While Playing Cricket DUNGOG, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

LEG FRACTURED Fell While Playing Cricket DUNGOG, Wednesday. While playing cricket at Eccieston yesterday, E. J. Walters, a farmer, of Bandon Grove, slippe dand fell, re ceiving a probable fracture of the left leg above the ankle. He was treated in the first instance by the Dungog Ambulance, conveyed to a surgery and thence to the Cot tage Hospital.

Publication Title: Maitland Mercury, The
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OBITUARY MR. P. F. PUNCH [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

OBITUARY MR. P. F. PUNCH The death has occurrod of Mr. Pat rick Francis Punch, a resident of West Maitland for a number of years. He was a member of tlie A.I.F. and served 111 France with the 30th Battalion. He was employed by tho Hunter District Water Board for some vears. The funeral will leave T. Moore's chapel, Wllliam-st., Hamilton, at 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon for the Roman Catholic cemetery at Sand sate. __________

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HIT TREE Motor Cyclist Injured NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

HIT TREE Motor Cyclist Injured NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. When the motor cycle he was riding left the road and struck a tree on the Nelson's Bay road near Anna Bay ati an early hour this morning, George Gilchrist, of Turnbull-st., Hamilton, received very severe injuries. .Newcastle District AmDuiance was summoned and Gilchrist was conveyed to the Newcastle General Hospital suE feriiig from concussion, probable frac ture of the left arm, internal injuries, fractured nose, abrasions and shock.

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STRUCK BY CYCLE Aged Man Injured NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

STRUCK BY CYCLE Aged Man Injured NEWCASTLE, Wednesday Charles Kilner, 78, of Turner-street, Lambton, was knocked down by a motor cycle near his home this morning and received contusions and abarsions to the head, abrasions to the nose, severe lacerated wound to the risht hand and shock. He was treated by the Newcastle Ambulance and conveyed to the Mater Hospital, Waratah.

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NEW DESTROYERS FOR NAVY Cockatoo Island Busy [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

NEW DESTROYERS FOR NAVY Cockatoo Island Busy Three 'Tribal' class destroy ers, the third of which Is to be constructed as a special war measure, will be built at Cock atoo Island Dockyard under or ders from the Federal Govern ment. The destroyers will be a valuable addition to the Royal Australian Navy. Their displacement will be 1S70 tons, and they will have eight 4.7-inch guns and /four 21-inch tor pedo tubes. Tho total estimated cost of the threo vessels is £3,521,700, of which £1,140,700 is being provided this fin ancial year. In addition, two escort vessels arc now being built at Cockatoo Island for anti-submarine, mine-sweeping, and other duties. The first of them, H.M.A.S. Parramatta, was launched in June, and will be completed about March, 1940. The second, H.M.A.S. Warrego. was begun in May, and is expected to be launched next month, and com peted In Sontember. 1940.

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BOMBERS FOR R.A.A.F. AMERICAN EXPERTS ARRIVE SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

BOMBERS FOR R.A.A.F. AMERICAN EXPERTS ARRIVE SYDNEY, Wednesday. Two representatives of the Lockheed Cor poration reached Sydney yesterday from America to assemble and test the Lockheed Hudson bombers which have been purchased by the Australian Government. They are Messrs. L. D. Parker, one of the company's test pilots, and Mr. A. R. Child, manager of the corporation's assembly division. They said that they expected t.o be stationed at Richmond for at least six months assembling and testing the Hudsons. Eight more specialists from the Lockheed Corporation would short ly arrive in Sydney to assist with the work. 'These machines,' said Mr. Child, 'will be fitted with Pratt and Whitney engines, and the parts, I understand, will bo manufactured in Australia. In cluding engines and other parts, there are 2.SSO.OOO individual pieces in edcli machine to be put together. A lot of those pieces are rivets, and being mil itary machines, it Is a rather intricate job. That is why we are bringing ...

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MASS IN DESERTED CATHEDRAL LONDON, December 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

MASS IN DESERTED CATHEDRAL ('Mercury' Service) j LONDON, December 26. ? One of the most moving Christmas scenes on the western front was the celebration of midnight Mass for French soldiers in the crypt of the deserted Strasbourg Cathedral. Mass was celebrated by a young priest, who is serv , 'ing as a lieutenant in the French Army and is stationed at a post' in the Magiiiot Line, near Strasbourg. ' The city of Strasbourg, which is in the danger zone, 'being within the range of German guns along the Rhine, has been evacuated. The famous cathedral has been deconsecrated and the beautiful stained glass windows, statues and works of art have been taken to safety. Only a small crypt re mains in use, and in this the young soldier-priest said Mass.

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HOSTILITY TO COMMUNISTS IN UNITED STATES SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

HOSTILITY TO COMMUNISTS IN UNITED STATES SYDNEY, Wednesday. 1 Mr. Hastings Deering, chair .'Man and managing director of ' ? Hastings Deering Pty. Ltd., who has returned to Sydney after spending six months in the Unit ed States and Canada, said that Mr. Henry Ford was so distressed u\er kusskui aggression in Poland and Finland that lie told 40 Soviet experts, who wore studying at his huge works, to leave. 'These experts came to Mr. Ford';: works to learn what they could about motor car production,' said Mr. Deer ing. who had long interviews witli Mr. Ford, -and his son, Mr. Edsel Ford. 'While Russia was at peace, Mr. Ford welcomed these Communists, who were 0. _ . learn. He ..-a3 anxious to assist. But his feelings changed when Russia became an ag gressor. Tho experts were told that they would no longer be welcome at his factories. 'There are a great number of people in the United States who feel, be cause of Communism, that this war is of much greater concern to them than was the G...

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Australian Air Unit in England NOW AT THEIR STATIONS SQUADRON TO KEEP ITS IDENTITY LONDON, December 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

[?] SQUADRON TO KEEP ITS IDENTITY ('Mercury' Service) LONDON. December 26. Its departure from Australia un ' heralded and kept a closely-guarded i secret, Australia's first complete air unit on active service h Europe is now: on British soil. Nearly 200 Australian airmen under the command of Flight-Lieutenant D. A. Camer on, of Melbourne, have disembarked at a . southern port. They will man a flying boat squadron, which will retain its Australian identity, but .will operate as a unit of the Royal Air Force ! coastal patrol. Members of the contingent are all in fine fettle. They are mostly fitters, riggers and wireless operators. The squadron's officers are al ? ready at their base. The new ar rivals entrained Immediately to take up their war stations, where an overdue Christmas dinner was wafting. They were officially welcomed at the quayside by 'VVing-comraander L. V .Laelial, of Melbourne, Officer Com i manding the Australian Squadron. Air ; commodore T. E. Howe represented the Br...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

MOTORS & PARTS $ CAPPER'S | PTY., LTD, FOR DEPENDABLE MOTORING ON YOUR VACATION INSPECT TfflS WIDE RANGE. OF MODERN USED CARS 1939 DE SOTO. 1938 PLYMOUTH.! 1937 DE SOTO. f 1937 PONTIAC. 1937 STUDEBAKER. . 1936 FORD. 1936 DE SOTO. /U 1935 PLYMOUTH; 1 # j 1934 FORD. 1934 PLYMOUTH. 1 1933 VAUXHALL. ' 1929 PONTIAC. Also a good selection of Tour ers and Utilities. CAPPER'S PTY. LTD. Showrooms:; HIGH ST., WEST MAITLAND. Distributors: Dodge Caro and . , Trucks. ? ] — !»?' n ' HOLIDAY RESORTS TOURISTS' RESIDENTIAL, FORSTER i RIGHT AT THE WATER-FRONT Furnished Rooms complete, witK rain 'water laid on to each; cutlery, crockery, coolcmg utensils, fires lit;, no washing-up to do. Septic sewerage, electric light. Information card with Tariff from Wm. POPPENHAGEN, P.O. Box 6, Forster. _ BUSINESS- NOTICES ;l B.A.L.M. PAINT— DURABLE , For your BiA.L.M. Paint go to Pender Bros. Ask for B.A.L.M. — the durable, non-cracking paint. See the complete range at — PENDER BROS. PTY. LTD. ®9HHIEN9i. ...

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AL. JOLSON DIVORCED HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

AL. JOLSON DIVORCED ('Mercury' Service) HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 26. Ruby Keeler was granted a di vorce from Al. Jolson. She testified that Jolson ridiculed her until she developed an inferiority complex,'

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Planes For Finns SOUTH AFRICAN OFFER TO LEAGUE INQUIRY GENEVA, December 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

Planes For Finns LEAGUE INQUIRY ('Mercury' Service) GENEVA, December. 26t South Africa, so far, has given the most positive reply to the League of Nations' in quiry regarding the proposed assistance to Finland. The reply declared that the Union intends to send to Finland aircraft previously earmarked for the defence of South Africa. The Argentine, Ecquador, Venezuela, Haiti, Bolivia and Mexico informed the League of their sympathy for Finland and their readiness to assist as far as possible, although there was no mention of military help. Peru, while expressing appreciation of the moral value of the League's resolution, says it is unable to support it. ('Mercury' Service) LONDON, Doc. 26. Four Russian, planes are reported to have been shot down at Imitra, In Finland, to-day. Six Soviet bombers flew over Hel sinki, but did not drop bombs. It Is officially announced here that the Pope has Bent financial assis tance to help the needy Finnish Catholics. The Finnish Minister in London, M...

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"GREAT JOY" Pope's Message To Roosevelt WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

'GREAT JOY' Pope's Message To Roosevelt ('Mercury' Service) WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. The Papal Legate conveyed to President Roosevelt the Pope's 'very great joy at the president's message,' and 'profound gratitude at the choice of Myron C. Taylor,' as President Roosevelt's personal representative at the Vatican. rue I'ope win inaKc n ptjiauuui uiu cial reply to the President. It is expected that the appointment of Mr. Taylor, who is a Protestant, preeages a peace move by the J'ope and the President.

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LOSS TO ITALY Repatriation of Germany LONDON, December 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

LOSS TO ITALY Repatriation of Germany fftfovniivv' Hoi'viVo^ LONDON, December 26. The repatriation of Germans from the Tyrol, under the agree ment signed last week, will mean that Italy will Incur an Indebted ness of over £65,000,000 sterling. The transfer of this capital will partially be balanced in marks re alised by the liquidation of Italian property in Austria, Sudetenland and Memel. It is understood that Germany, after the outbreak of the present 'war, wiped out a commercial indebtedness with Italy of over £5,000,000 sterling. There is no information how this was achieved.

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BOUNTY FOR CARS PREPARING FOR HUGE PLANT SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

BOUNTY FOR CARS PREPARING FOR HUGE PLANT SYDNEY, Wednesday. Mr. W. J. Smith, managingdi rector of Australian Consolidated Industries, Ltd.; will leave for the United States next month to pur chase the huge plant, needed for the manufacture of Australian made motor cars. Due to war conditions most of the plant will have to be built in the United States. It is known that at least two first-class plants are avail able. The new factory is expected to be in full production by January, 1941. It is now regarded as certain that the venture will be in Sydney. The company's arrangement with the Federal Government provides for the formation of a subsidiary com pany, which will undertake the actual manufacture of the cars and will have a capital of at least £1,000,000, paid up to between £200,000 and £250,000. The Federal Government's Bounty j Act provides that the manufacturer must have a plant and equipment capable of turning out at least 8000 vehicles a year, but it. is expected that within ...

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THIEF'S REQUEST "Had Better Arrest Me" NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

THIEF'S REQUEST 'Had Better Arrest Me' NEWCASTLE, Wednesday. Walking into the police station on Christmas afternoon, John Tessler (IS), labourer, said to StationSer geant Larkin: 'You had better arrest me I'm a thief.' 'What have you been thieving ' asked the sergeant, and Tessier replied, 'It's outside.' A bicycle reportec' to have been stolen from Corlette-street, Cook's Hill, an hour earlier was found outside the station, and Tessler said, 'That's it.' In the Police Court to-day Tessier ploaded guilty to theft of a bicycle, property of Justin Francis Ryan, and was put on bond to be of good be Yarious for 12 months.

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Warm and Sultry [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

Warm and Sultry N.S.W. Forecast: Warm to hot and sultry generally, culminating in eastern districts in scattered rain and thunder showers. Some thunder also along the northern border. Fresh north-east winds, squally at times on the coast. iiiisiy LU ivuu/ murumg una nigin about the highlands and coast. Slight to moderate seas. Hastings, Hunter and Manning forecast: Warm to hot and sultry conditions culminating in scat tered thunderstorms and north east winds ch|ef{y, squally at times on the coast. Slight to mod erate seas.

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NEW POST Assistant State Secretary WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

! NEW POST Assistant State Secretary ('Mercury' Service) WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. wesiuent Kooseveit nas appointed Joseph E. Davies, former Ambas sador to Berlin, as assistant to the State Secretary, Mr. Cordell Hull. He will deal with war problems and policy, and also international trade negotiations.

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DIED ON TROOPSHIP LONDON, December 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

DIED ON TROOPSHIP LONDON, December 26. Rear-Admiral W. N. Custance, whose death was announced recently, died aboard the transport conveying the Australian airmen to England. He was buried at Bea,

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DIED SUDDENLY [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939

DIED SUDDENLY After helping' his wife with the washing-up, Edward Jacks on, 55, school teacher, Bent-street, North Syd ney, complained of pains in the chest. He lay down, and shortly afterwards had a fatal heart attack, ' .

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