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OBITUARY. MRS. E. M. DYMOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
OBITUARY. MRS. E. M. DYMOCK. Thc death occurred at Liverpool last I week of Mrs. Elgie Muriel Dymock, of Moore-street, Liverpool^ She ls survived by her husband (Mr. C. M. Dymock) by her husband (Mr, C. M. Dymock), aaughter (Betty) and son (Tom). Dr. Lovejoy, of Liverpool, ls a brother of the deceased. The, funeral took place on Monday morning for tile crematorium. Rookwood. The beautiful floral tributes were after wards placed near the honor-roll at Liv erpool School of Arts, and the wonderful blooms were greatly admired by many. MR. WILLIAM (ESSEN) STEERS. The death occurred on Wednesday 01 last week of Mr. Williams James (Essen) Steers, well-known identity of Liverpool, who was for years nlghtwatchman ai Halgh's Woollen Mills. Deceased, who was a widower, leaves a grown-up fam ily I The funeral took place on Thursday for Liverpool Church of England cemetery, Rev. Harley-Jones officiating. MR. JAMES WILBERFORCE. The sad death of Mr. James David Wilberforce, aged 75. of Green Valle...
CHIPPING NORTON Plain and Fancy Ball MOTHERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
CHIPPING NORTON Plain and Fancy Ball MOTHERS' CLUB. There was a large attendance at the Liverpool Town Hail on Friday evening last, september 24, when the annual juvenile plain and fancy dress ball, m connection with tue kinaergarten division of the Liverpool Public School, was held. The function is conducted under tne aus pices of tile Mothers' Club, and its suc cess speaks lughly of tue organisation di/ne by the club members. Tnere were over loo children in fancy dress, depict ing characters ranging from sedate 1840 period costumes, dolls in boxes, swagmen, and right down lo even a scarecrow. The | latter is worthy of special mention, ow ing to the sustained manner in which the costume was carried out. AU the earlier part of the evening "Scarecrow" stood immovable against one of the pillars in the hall, and during the judgingi took up a position in the centre of tne main floor. Tue function opened at 8 o'clock, with several items by the juvenile band, who, with the aid of horse sh...
Liverpool Ambulance SUCCESSFUL YEAR OF ACTIVITY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
Liverpool Ambulance SUCCESSFUL YEAR OF ACTIVITY. The 14th annual meeting was hejd on Monday night with the largest attend, ance rn the history of the Ambulance service. Mr. G. A. Mitchell, vice-presi dent, occupied the chair and welcomed those present. The annual report and balance-sheet were presented. Income for the year was £2256/13/, and there was a surplus on the year's working account of £35/16/10. There is £188/10/2 in hand, and fixed deposits are given as £691/16/9. The total assets amount to £4619/15/10. During the year the waggons covered 38,032 miles and attended cases as fol lows:-Surgical 256, medical 1145, casu alty 408. minor 81; total, 1890. The president, Dr. j. pirie, was re elected unopposed, and the following were also re-elected: Committee, Mrs. J. Pjrie, Miss L. W. Mcintosh, Liefut.-Col. J. P. de Meyrick thon, secretary), Messrs. J. Shepherd, J. Marsh, W. C. Norman, j. Watson, G. A. Mitchell (chairman), c. M. Chrystal (hon. treasurer), H. M. Potts, A. L. Marsha...
HORSE FORM. Elimination of Rivals of Talking and Gold Rod. Horses with Chances Against Mala and Silver Standard in the Metrop. A Wet Weather Epsom Possibility. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
HORSE FORM. By TOM ELLIS, i Elimination of Hlvals of Talking and Gold Rod. Horses willi Chances Against Mala and Silver Standard in (he Metrop. A Wet Weather Epsom Possibility. Since Spring racing began it has been simply a case of elimination of the pros pecus ot rivals to Talking and Gold Bod -Silver Rise, Gay Chou, King's Head, Tuckiar. Red Tnespian and Golden Chance, all of which were early fancied, liave fallen by the wayside. Tnese leave Talking and Gold Rod apparently in full possession oi tl« battle-ground. Pntile Prattle, too, failed on Saturday nt the Hawkesbury meeting at Rcsehill.; but I won't discard him for that failure. I do not prophesy that he has a leally good chance of overthrowing the cham pions, except if anything siajuJd break against them by accident; but his cnance is certainly bitter than Satur day's race demonstrated. I do not regard Prittle Prattle as a sprinter after he has had too many early runs in any season's racing. He lases tile brilliance necessary...
NEW CLUB-HOUSE OFFICIAL OPENING AT LIVERPOOL. TENNIS CLUB'S NEW "HOME." [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
NEW CLUB-HOUS£ OFFICIAL OPENING AT LIVERPOOL. TENNIS CLUB'S NEW "HOME." ! A very progressive sU;p was taken at j Liverpool on Saturday afternoon, when , the new club-house fer the Tennis Club i was offlcitlly opened. This was the cul I initiation of years of persistent work and agitation on the part of a number uf enthusiasts, who tims received well de served reward for their eiforta and intel - est. _ OFFICIAL CEREMONY. About 3.30 pjn. Mr. H. R. Ayres ihon. secretary and treasurer of the Tennis Club) introduced Mi". E. L. Ayres &lt;prest- j dent), who welcomed the gathering' avid thanked all for their presence. He also expressed to Liverpool Council the gratitude of the club for providing it with a nice "home," and commended the Mayor and aldermen on their linc pro gressive spirit. There had been some criticism by a small minority, who were evidently «ct aware that the club was paying rent for both the courts and me club-l.ct.se, whkh were a public asset and a good investme...
DIDN'T WANT IT! [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
DIDN'T WANT IT ! A Post Office inspector called at the little country office run behind a few | barrels and sacks in a store. The slip- i shod way in which it was managed horri- : fled him. I "Look here." he said to the shop-keep. er-cum-potsmaster, "your're going to hear I about this when I send in my report." The shopkeeper disappeared behind the barrels avid a lttle later emerged with a cigar box, which contained some stamps and coppers and two small exercise books. He thrust them towards the inspector. "Here." he said, "take your rotten old post office and get out -"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
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Cricket Sayings [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
Cricket Sayings (By "WET WICKET.") That Moorebank No. 1 will have to produce all their tricks next week to pull their match out of the fire. mw* Tha/t unless the batting and fielding of the team improve the challenges from the B and C glade teams will become serious. * » * j That No. 2 are now more confident than ever, and want to back them , selves. * » . That Moorebank No. 1 had Zambuck working overtime on. Saturday, when most of the 'team needed attention, Mac farlane, Goodwin and Hoy being cut about most. » * ? That Curly Mac. received a severe lacerated wound when he sat on his to bacco tin. j . ? * That Frank Goodwin is nursing a couple of injured fingers, through a little misunderstanding with a cricket ball. * » » I That Captain Hoy had his hand badly damaged' when he took a catch close in >at square leg, off George Davies. * » * ' That, owing to the hard condition of the ground, the proposed wrestling match was postponed. * . * That Doug, went in to stonewall, and hit 19...
DANCE TUNES FORTUNES FOR COMPOSERS. GERSHWIN'S £15,000 A SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
DANCEJTUNES FORTUNES FOB. COMPOSERS. GERSHWIN'S C15.000 A SONG. How fortune-spinning song-writers j make the world whistle cheerily though the song may have been written m the I drabbest surroundings is told by Michael : Killanfcn in a special ai tide in the "Dally Mail." Referring to the death of George &lt; Gershwin, the young genius whose "Rhap- I Body in Blue" heralded a new art form ' in modern music, Mr. Killanhi remarks ! that it is not possible lo estimate the money he made, but £15,000 a song is not wide of the mark. It was Gershwin's stage musical shows that first put Fred Astaire on the international map. By fate's curious trick it was Gersh win who wrote the score of the latest Astaire-Rogers film, "Shall We Dance." It was to be his musical farewell. Discussing Irving Berlin, the pioneer of jazz music, and one of the few com posers who consistently keeps up the standard of his output, the writer .says he must have made £100,000 with his "Alexander's Ragtime Band....
HAPPY ENDING. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
HAPPY ENDING. Three Britons, each hard of hearing. First Limey: Is this Wcmbtey ? Second Pelter: No. it's Thursday. Third Limey: So am I. Let's have a Scotch and Soda. Landlord (to motorist who had been carried Into his hotel after an accident): "Yes, si. you had a very bad smash, but I managed to bring you to." . Motorist: "I don't remember. Do ;rou -':nii;.:v ni- m.-i-f"
Liverpool Tennis Club. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
Liverpool Tennis Club. i Owing1 lo the boLsierous weather con ditions last week, the laoies tournament [ was postponed, but the event will be re . sumed as usual this week, and ladies are assed to definitely 'note that, owmg to the holiday on the Monday, the event next week will be played on Wednesday, instead of Tuesday. Following are tue results of matches in the club suigles played last week-end: R. Dunoar beat R. Clyde 6,2. 6/2; W. Beveridge beat Weir, w.o.; B. Kirkpat rick beat W. Brooks 6 0, 6:0; R. Cole beat '.thomas, w.o.; Mrs. H. Ayres beat Mrs. S. Brumby 6/4. 6 2; Miss I. Banks beat Miss L. oreen 6. 0, 6 1. Owiïig to the holiday next week-end, no matches in the club singles will be set down, but play will be resumed the tallowing week-end. The match .between Randell Dunbar and Bob Clyde produced some sparkling lennis, and although Randell wan in straight sets, with the loss of only four games, he had to fight all the way. for Bob strongly contested each game, ana, indeed, ...
YOU WOULDN'T KID ME? [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
YOU WOULDN'T KID ME? Jessie Matthews* newest, gayest and most scintillating musical is "Sparkles," from Guamont-British studios. Pictured with her here ls Barry Mackay-remem ber their teamwork is "Evergreen,"? Bar ry is a detective, and Jessie-well, she might be a reporter and she might be a .ewell thief, it's an exciting comedy story, and the music is grand.
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MEETING. The annual meeting; of the Chipping I Norton Progress Association took place I on the 27th inst., and was well attended, j Mr. J. Bacon presided, i Tile election of officers resulted as fol. I lows:-President, Mr. J. Bacon; vice-pre sldetns, Messrs. R. S. Stephens and W. Simpson; hon. secretary and treasurer, Mr. Reg. Everett. Ccnsiaeration was given to the annual dance. I The municipal elections were discuss ed, and a vote was taken, when Messrs. A. L. Marshall, A. J. Childs and L. How arth were selected to be nominated as candidates by the Citizens' Progressive Party (non-political), Messrs. J. Bacon. R. S. Stephens and R. Everitt were ap pointed as delegates. The financial statement showed a solid credit balance. I
WEDDING. NICHOLS—CHANT. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 30 September 1937
WEDDING. NICHOLS-CHANT. The wedding of Miss Gladys Chant, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. &nbsp; Chant, of Passfield-street, to Mr. Thomas &nbsp; Nichols, second son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Nichols, of Atkinson-street, Liverpool, took place in St. Luke's Church of Eng- land, Liverpool, on Saturday last. Rev. Harley Jones officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father was charmingly frocked in white flat crepe cut on classical lines, with veil held in place by a coronet of orange blos- soms. She carried a bouquet of sweet peas and stocks. The bridesmaids, Misses Elsie and Mary Chant (sisters of the bride) were dressed alike in green flat crepe, and carried sheafs of sweet peas and stocks. The little flower girls, Joan Hogan and Joan Chant, wore pink flat crepe and held baskets of multi-colored flowers. Mr. Norman Nichols (brother of the bridegroom) was best man. The reception was held in the Pro- testant Hall, where over 100 guests were received by Mrs. Chant, ...
SCENCE IN THE GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
SCENCE IN THE GARDEN Remarkable progress in scientific cul tivation directed towards making Britain independent of foreign vegetables, pro. vided that sufficient land is cultivated, was related to the Congress of th? British Association for the Advance merit of Science. There was, for instance, an increased output in market gardens by the heat ing and sterilising of th? soil. Tomatoes '&lt; were increased 25 per cent, by burying hot-water pipes &lt;20 inches under the surface and creating a temperature of 80 degrees for 2 weeks. The soil was sterilised, before sOw'nj, by burying pipes with small holes, from ( which steam was forced. This killed weed roots and insects and increased the nitrogen conttnt.
CAMPBELLTOWN SEWERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
CAMPBELLTOWN SEWERAOEt* At the meeting of the,.water and Sew-" erage Board cn Tuesday; îjir. üptön re. commended that-the board".make avail, able a sum of £3667 at'onejialf of, 1 per cent, per annum Interest^ enable the Campbelltown Municipality to be sewer ed under the Government rtjjlef scheme. He said that the -tetlmatett 'cost bf the work was £47,817. The Government would contribute more 'man an" amount equal to 21/. a head of population, making' the council^ contribution £20,260. .This left a balancé which the Under->Secratary of Works and Local Government "sug gested might be coatributed * toy " the Water Board on the same basis as. was done at Camden. The recommendation was adopted.
EMPLOYMENT OF GANGER. Request Refused. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
EMPLOYMENT Ol? GANGER. Bequest Refused.'.^ The Department or labor and Indus.j trj', in reply to Uveme^COüncil'6 let&l ter seeking permissiez w^plojí Thomas Bu^s^^j^^^^^^^^^^^^a^^^^ the Iiabor 'Exchange, and Iii the event of it still toeing considered that hone were'' capable, a call-up of gangs ¡would..be', made amongst other persons holding'ne-: cessary residential reglsfratloniqualffica tionsi,.'! . I .: ? ; After much discussion^ council decided that it had only one course 'to follow-: to comply with the directions'iof. the let. ter. Y ,
R.S. & S.I.L.A. Liverpool Sub-branch. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
R.S. & S.I.L.A. , Liverpool Sub-branch. The usual monthly meeting) 0f the Liv. erpool Diggers was held ia the Memorial School of Arts last Friday, the president. Mr. H. L. Duckworth, presiding. The chairman and Mr. Harry Bird sub. mltted their report as delegates to the State Conference,, which were unani mously adopted. , . rí-í Raby and Austral sub-branches wsfi present, and joined in with, -gw^ioHXj ooys with the harmony. ,"'ï^,ï^
ETTALONG SIDELIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
ETTALONG SIDELIGHTS. Peter, Jimmie,-BUI and Gus spent the' week-end at Ettalong, and what a time they had t During their unsuccessful ; fishing excursion a porpoise rose near then boat, and the 'Flagstaff : to-, tile* beach record for all powered boats was broken ? by a quarter of an hour. Despite their I upsets, Bill made a great catch, and Jim learnt how to take lt-in bucketfuls.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 7 October 1937
i CIRCUSJ LOCATION Railway Yard, LIVERPOOL, Tuesday, Oct. 12 One Night Only. RESERVE Bi H. Shaw, Chemist. PRICES: SA Xl, hi, Reg Chais. 6/ (plus Ux). Children Half-price, 'lu avoid disappointment book early, as only a limited number «hairs are raservable. A COLOSSAL SHOW and PROGRAMME IN TUB GRANDEUR OF WIRTHS "BIG TOP" X ACRES UNtlFR WATERPROOF CANVAS A SHOW FOR OLD AND YOUNG. Packed with New Act!, Death - Defying Thrills, Crazy Clowns, Big Troupe World Famous Inter national Circus Stars. HE BRING THE- KIDDIES - THEY'LL Hi LOVE THIS CIRCUS. M ZOO (WILD ANIMALS) ll Opee 4 to 5 p.m. Il AdolU. 1/; Chilton. .*. HI EVERTTHING COMING-WE NEVER Hi DIVIDE. ?]