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Club Details [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Club Details ASQUITH-Par-A grade A Bent ley (I) square B grade J Bower (17) 1 down AUSTRALIAN-Best ball v par D louden (10) B Allerton (5) 5 up J Elder (5) L Edmonds (16) 3 up AVOCA -Stroke B Trccklinston (24) 52 W Murray (16) 52 AVONDALE -Best ball Stableford T McMcrmld (15) J Tanner (17) 45 Scratch score C Ellis H Slade 36 BALGOWLAH-Invitation best ball, Stableford A Eather (6) D Beck (14). i 45 W Craig (10) J Benson (l8) 42 I Members R Alley (12). A J Allan (18) 43 BANKSTOWN -Stableford G Peek (12) W Barlow (l8) 41 BAYVIEW-18 holes Stableford-A grade L Brodlgan (2) 37 B grade K Tcrguson (14) 40 Associates best ball Stabkford Mrs Hall (16). Miss I Green (36) 35 BFVFRLEY PARK -Par -A grade: G Poolman (4) square B grade A. Coutts (16) 2 up BEXLEY-Par-A grade T Peebles (5) 3 up A Robb (IO) 3 up B grade C McLean (13) I up A Fountain (15) 1 up, C grade J Booth (19). 3 down BONDI -Stiblcford D Shearer (13), 38 J Schofield (13), 38 G Hcndcr| (15) 16 BONNIE DOON-Stableford -A grade R Batg...
Girl Swimmer "Did It On Ice Cream" [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Girl Swimmer "Did It On Ice Cream" -. Brisbane, Saturday. sprint champion Marjory McQuade, had 2/- worth of ice cream last Tuesday night before she won the Australian 100 metres senior title. Next to salads, the 14-year old's staple diet is ice cream. She scorns the advice of dietitians on what she should cat before races. In her 52 championship wins at swimming she has made re- cords in freestyle and backstroke. She holds all the Australian junior freestyle records. "I do it on ice cream," she says. She ate prodigious amounts of ice cream before races at the Olympic Games, yet recorded the fastest time of her career over 100 metres-68.8s. Marjory is undecided whether to remain a swimmer or try 'to represent Australia in other sports as well. At St. Michael's Church of England Grammar School, St. Kilda. Melbourne, Marjory is captain of swimming and basket hell teams, is a member of the senior baseball side and also plays tennis. She also holds an .all schools' running record. i I Mr...
N.Z.-N.S.W. TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
N.Z.-N.S.W. TENNIS CHRISTCHURCH (N.Z.), Feb. 26 ( A. A. P.-Reuter).-Re- sults of to-day's play between N.S.W. and N.Z. at Wilding Park here were: O. M. Bold beat D. Rocavcrt, 4-S, 10-8, 6-2; J, Matthews beat J. A. Barry, 6-31 9-7; W. Sidwcil beat J. E. Robson, 6-1, 6-2; McCarthy beat R. S. McKenzie, 8-6. 6-4; Rocavcrt and Matthews beat Barry and Bold, 7-5, 2-6, 7-5.
NEW BUILDING FOR MISSION [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
NEW BUILDING FOR MISSION Headquarters of the Sydney Missions to Seamen would be shifted from George Street North to Kent Street, the Chaplain-in charge, the Rev. C. A. Goodwin, said yesterday. He said a seven-storey building, formerly occupied as a warehouse by D. and W. Murray Ltd., had been acquired for conversion into a Mer- chant Navy war memorial when building restrictions were relaxed. Mr. Goodwin added: "The field covered by the Mis- sion and Flying Angel Club has expanded greatly. "It is now desirable to transfer headquarters closer to the main wharf area for oversea vessels. This centres around Pyrmont."
A SHORT STORY proving that some husbands sometimes think of everything BAGGED [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
A SHORT STORY proving that some husbands sometimes think of everything BAGGED By A. M. BURRAGE WHENEVER William managed to steal - a lady's handbag in broad day- light - a feat' which he achieved two or three times a week-he invariably ' smug- gled it under his overcoat into one of those institutes where a hot bath may be obtained for sixpence. This allowed him half an hour's complete privacy behind a bolted door and ample time to examine his capture. A certain, rainy November afternoon found William in the ^course of carrying out this sound and profitable practice. The crocodile-skin bag, al- though still far from shabby, looked rather old. On the other hand, he had snatched it from a seat in a very expensive-look- ing car which had been left outside a very expensive-look- ing shop. "These women!" thought William. He saw the owner's name on a card stuck into a little leather frame inside the' case. There were half-a-dozen letters inscribed to the same lady at , the same address. Wi...
Sydney's native birds, jostled by foreign invaders, are going bush in search of a quieter and more spacious life. Even Birds Have A Housing Problem [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Sydney's native birds, jostled by foreign invaders, are going bush in search of a quieter and more spacious life. Even Birds Have A Housing Problem By F. W. L. ESCH THE housing problem in the bird world has be- come almost as tough in Sydney as it is for humans. A serious situation has arisen for native birds in the metropolitan area because of the ever-increasing population of foreign introduced birds. These outsiders, mainly pigeons, bul buls, finches, spar- rows and starlings, occupy a lot of nesting space and eat so much that there is not enough to go round. So the native bird packs up and wings it for the bush. N.S.W. bird watchers, who mask themselves under the for- bidding title of the Royal Aus- tralasian Ornithologists Union, have watched, with some consternation, this situation de- velop during the last 20 years, says Mr. A. R. McGill, the N.S.W. honorary secretary FROM the point of view of nesting space the worst offenders are sparrows and starlings. Both originate in &am...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Modern Kitchens are Bright, Cheerful ?OZ. ' " L '.«WE» NEW PLASTIC EQUIPMENT COMBINES COLOR, UTILITY Bj The Da>id Jones' Roundsman. Housewives M ho arc planning a new kitchen or alterations lo an old one are invited to inspect David Jones' colourful range of modern, plastic kitchen units at the Home Appliance Centre, George Street store. Plastic kitchen equipment, now used extensively in America, is making its first appearance in Australia and tests have proved it to be the most satisfactory kitchen furniture yet produced. It can be bought in separate units or in a complete set as shown in the picture above. If a customer is doubtful about the selection of colours or the arrangement of the units, David Jones' will provide her with a coloured drawing of her own kitchen as it will look when transformed by plastic. A representative from the Home Appliance Centre will call at the customers house to take measurements of the kitchen and give advice on re- modelling Phstic units used at...
State Four-Mile Record By Botany Relay Team [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
State Four-Mile Record By Botany Relay Team Botany Harriers' four-mile relay team won the State title and lowered the record by 5.6 seconds at University Oval yesterday. The team clocked 18m Ï6.4s for the four miles. The previous record of 18m 22s was set by Rand wick-Kensington , in the State championships, last year.,. Yesterday's meeting was the third of the State' cham- pionships carnival. The Botany team was: J. Schwede, J. Gleeson, R. Mitchell, and J. Cotton. Botany club officials were amazed at the performance of their team. Club secretary, Dick Corish, said after the race that it was the finest performance the run- ners had made for some time. "We might not have .been able to field a team had Mitchell not returned from holidays last Mon- day," he said. "Although Mitchell had not run since December, he clocked 4.38 for his mile. "Schwede shocked even his supporters with his 4m 20.5s in the first mile. It was the best run he has ever made. Record Equalled "We did not expect a ...
League Man Sees Drift In Code [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
League Man Sees Drift In Code Is Rugby League slipping in Sydney? W. M. KELLY, former international, Australian selector, and club coach, thinks it is, and expresses his views in the following article. \Ä/"ITH another season of * * Rugby League in the offing this is an appropriate time to take stock of the pro press and prospects of the code in Australia. The return next week of the Australian Rugby League Team fioni its English and French Tour provides a basis for dis- cussion. The record of the team is a lamentable one and exposes the weakness in our style of play, and the standard of our players. Before anything worthwhile can be done to rectify the posi- tion it is necessary to realise where the weakness lies, and the cause of it. ? After studying the position closely one feels that the very head and fount of all the tiouble which is leading to the disintegration of the code is in the administration. The weakness evident there is manifest throughout the whole set-up of the code....
Tribute To M. A. Noble [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Tribute To M. A. Noble A striking tribute to the memory of the late M. A. Noble, "a great cricketer and | a great gentleman," was paid at Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday, when the Gov- ernor-General, Mr. McKell, unveiled a plaque. Mr. McKell also dedicated the new members' stand as the "M. \. Noble Stand." The Governor-General was associated with Noble as a mem- ber of the Sydney Cricket Ground Ti list when the stand was built. Mr. Sydney Smith, president of (he N.S.W. Cricket Association, described M. A. Noble as the greatest captain Australia had produced.
BACKYARDS TO GIVE WAY TO NEW RAILWAY TRACK Family Defies Eviction By Department Of Railways As Workmen Dig Within Three Feet Of Back Door [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
BACKYARDS TO GIVE WAY TO NEW RAILWAY TRACK Two houses will be de- molished and the backyards of 30 homes resumed at Erskineville to allow an extra set of lines to be laid down on the Illawarra line. The picture shows Mr. Michael Bourke, 86, on the back verandah of his home with his daughter, Mrs. M. Sheehan. He is looking down on what was his garden. Family Defies Eviction By Department Of Railways As Workmen Dig Within Three Feet Of Back Door A family of eight is refusing to leave a cottage, off George Street, Erskineville, which the Railway Department will soon pull down. The Railway Department listed the cottafe for demolition to make way for two new railway tracks between Redfern and Tempe.' The Railway Department has also resumed 30 back- yards in George Street io make way for the new tracks. The cottage to be pulled down is. occupied by Mr. and Mrs. T. Meehan, their four sons, a daughter, and a daughter-in-law. Railway Department workmen have already carved away their backyard...
Biggles Gets His Men SIXTH INSTALMENT OF CAPTAIN W. E. JOHNS'S EXCITING ADVENTURE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Biggies Gets His Men SIXTH INSTALMENT OF CAPTAIN W. E._ JOHNS'S EXCITING ADVENTURE STORY. TAILED Tn by the British Gov ** ernment to find some defenca experts who have disappeared, Sgt. Bigglesworth of Scotland Yard flies from Nanking on the Chinese coast to the interior, where he believes the men are held pris- oner. Biggies and Captain Mayne are soon joined at their island hideout by Algy, Singer and Bertie flying a Ranger type I plane. Biggies and Ginger go scouting in a small Birada. They are attacked by a fighter and shot down. Both escape injury, but the Birada is smashed. From a nearby tree the two airmen watch an enemy search party capture and whip two harmless Korean traders, whom they take to be the crew of the Birada. _;_. . ...' "OIGGLES looked at the .*-* cameras. "I don't think there's any need to lug all this weight back home," he observ ed. "Ali we need is the film . _ packs. I'll take them out and put the cameras out of sight." This he did, the work occupying only a...
One-legged Boy Succeeds As College Swimmer [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
One-legged Boy Succeeds As College Swimmer ? PERTH, Saturday.-A one legged boy, ' 15-year-old John i Salcrian, swam into second place I in the 200-metres freestyle at Aquinas College carnival at Craw- ley Baths to-day. Salerian will swim for the col- lege in the inter-school carnival next Saturday. He swims with a smooth style, showing no trace of his handicap. His left leg was amputated be- low the knee three years ago when it, was smashed in a 20ft fall on to a concrete slab at a dam near his home in the country. Salerian plays tennis wearing an artificial leg.
GIRL RUNNER BEAT WORLD CHAMPION Experts have predicted a great future for 17-yearold athlete, Marjorie Jackson. At the Sydney Sports Ground recently, Miss Jackson twice defeated Dutch world champion, Fanny Blankers-Koen over a distance of 100 yards. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
GIRL RUNNER BEAT WORLD CHAMPION Experts have predicted a great future for 17-year old athlete, Marjorie Jackson. At the Sydney . Sports Ground recently, Miss Jackson twice de- feated Dutch world champion, Fanny Blankers Koen «ver a distance of 100 yards. Vi/HEN Mrs. Blankers-Koen * * came to Sydney in Janu- ary she had not heard of Mar- jorie Jackson, because the vouna Lithgow typist was practically un- known in senior athletics. Marjorie, who was educated at Lithgow High School, lives with her parents at Littleton, a mile ? from Lithgow. Marjorie Jackson Since her father first introduced her to athletics in 1944 she has been the sports idol of the district, but she shows no sign of being affected by her success. She is a modest, winner and blushed when Mrs. Blankers-Koen warmly praised her for her wins. Sport is not the young runner's favourite topic of conversation. She has a wide knowledge of world affairs gained through read- ing autobiographies, novels, books on travel, history...
Slums, Crime, Waste Here; American's View From Our Staff Correspondent [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Slums, Crime, Waste Here; American's View From Our Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Feb. 26.-Aus- tralia is a land of vast possibili- ties, which are being mishandled, an article in the "United Nations World" says. The "United Nations World" is an unofficial monthly journal | published in New York by U.N. World Inc. It has a circulation of 68,000. The author, Marc T. Greene, says: Slum conditions in the Surry Hills and Rushcutter Bay area are perhaps worse than in any other large city in the English-speaking world. Sydney's lawlessness has won it the appellation of the "Chicago of the southern hemisphere." Australian imports are mostly luxuries-tea, textiles, motor-cars, and petrol. ' Australia's waste of potential water power is "appalling by any standard." Hundreds of millions of pas- toral acres have degenerated through neglect and lack of man- power.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
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Police Say They Could Not Hold Bank Witness Who Disappeared During Garden Case [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Police Say They Could Not Hold Bank Witness Who Disappeared During Garden Case Ainslie St. Aubyn Kingsford, 54, missing bank officer and witness in the Garden case, is on police files only as a "missing friend." &nbsp; Police emphasise that if &nbsp; &nbsp; they found Kingsford in the street, all they could say to him would be: "You are wanted at home." If Kingsford walked away, the police would have no power to stop him. Kingsford, 54, a trusted officer of the securities department of the Bank of New South Wales, dis- appeared mysteriously on January 28, 1948. Five days before, the bank had deputed him to produce docu- ments relating to visits which the Minister for Transport and Ex- ternal Territories, Mr.Ward, an &nbsp; important witness in the Garden case, had paid to a safe deposit box at the bank. Kingsford had been employed by the bank for 30 years. He lived happily with his wife and two daughters in Bradley's Head Road, Mosman. He was last rcp...
Race Win Dispels Stable Doubts FOXZAMI READY FOR HARD CAMPAIGN Plunge When Price Drifted [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
Race Win Dispels Stable Doubts 1 FOXZAMI READY FOR HARD CAMPAIGN Plunge When Price Drifted / Foxami's win in the Burwood Mixed Stakes at Canterbury yesterday convinced trainer D. Lewis that the colt is ready for the hard autumn campaign mapped out for him. A widely-held belief that Foxzami was not ready for yesterday's race caused his price to ease from 5/4 to 5/2, but bets of £1,000 to £400 and three of £900 to £400 arrested the drift. Foxzami will leave early this week for Melbourne, where his engagements are: . V.R.C. St. Leger (Um), text Saturday week. 4 . Australian Cup t (2m), two days after the St. Leger. Then he will Be brought back to Sydney, where his 'main en- gagements will be: . A.J.C. St. Leger (Um), on April 16. . Sydney Cup (2m), on April 38. Second String At this stage. Fo.szami is not regarded as the Lewis stable's main Sydney Cup hope. That distinction lies with Vaga- bond, a good staying colt in the spring, who has already had back- ing for the Cup. Foxzami yeste...
THIS WIDE WORLD — NEWS FROM HERE AND THERE Housing Plan Staggered U.S. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 27 February 1949
THIS WIDE WOULD-. ** NEWS FROM HERE AND THERE** .? =MBB Housing Plan Staggered U.S. fijEW YORK.-Fiery Waller Reuther, presi-,. dent of the United Automobile Workers' Union, last week proposed to a Senate com mittee the greatest industrial project in the history of the United States, He urged the building of 20 million homes, hy mass-pro- duction methods, in the next 10 years. ü EUTHER proposes an out **' lay staggering even in the United States-240,000 million dollars (£A75,000 million). His plan, an attempt to kill three birds with one stone, is ex- plained in his slogan-"Houses for the People-Jobs for Pros- perity-Plans for Peace." Standing with one arm stijl in a sling (because of an attempt on his life by a disgruntled Com- munist ex-union member last year) Reuther proposed to the Senate that idle aircraft plants and machine tools be turned to the mass-production of housing. . . . T^OR the Senators' rapid ques * tions, Reuther had all his statistics ready. The U.S. Government's ...