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N.S.W. HOME BUILDING Increase In 1948 [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
N.S.W. HOME BUILDING ! Increase In 1948 j Figures released by the Gov- ernment Statistician, Mr. S. R. Carver, show that 17.252 houses and 7S9 flats were built in New South Wales last \ear.. This was an increase of 4,061 houses and 424 flats on the number built in 1947. Of the houses built last year, 10,469 were in the County of Cumberland; of the flats, 609 were in the county. Detailed figures for buildings commenced, completed, or ap- proved are: 1947. 1948. Houses built .. 13,191 17,252 Flau built .... 365 789 Houses begun . 18,873 21,066 Flats begun .. 712 1,331 House permits- 27,850 29,185 Flat permits .. 1,399 1,798 Mr. Carver said these figures did not include temporary dwel- lings, He said figures for buildings for which authority had been given meant buildings approved by local government authorities and those for which contracts had been let by Government authori- ties.
THE Fabulous LAUGHTONS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
fabulous THE raDUiOUS LAUGHTONS In Hollywood, where actors and actresses are quickly "typed," producers have never yet found a groove for Charles Laughton and his wife, Elsa Lanchester. BETWEEN them, they have portrayed more curious characters than any other family on the screen. Charles was the hideous grotes- que in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," &lt;he toe-wiggling father in "The Tuttles of Tahiti." Elsa played the drunken cook in "The Spiral Staircase," the light-hearted wife of the governor in "Naughty Marietta." Elsa Lanchester was a stage personality when Laughton was still serving behind the bar of his father's hotel in Scarborough'. At 16, she started the "Children's Theatre" in London. At 20 she had originated a unique midnight show called the "Cave of - Har- mony." La ugh ton's success on gradua- tion from the Royal Academy of Dramatic art was immediate. He played in "Liliom," "The Greater Love," "The Happy Husband," "The Man With Red Hair," and in 1929 was co-sta...
Mrs. Lancaster SuggestsCheese For A Varied Flavour GNOCCHI AU GRATIN [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Mr*. Lancaster Suggest«* Cheese For A Varied Flavour GNOCCHI AU GRATIN Ingredients: 2 oz. margarine, 1 pint water, 3 oz. plain flour, 2 eggs, 3 oz. grated cheese^ salt, a little cayenne to taste, i pint medium white sauce, 3 oz. finely chopped lean corned beef or ham. Method: Pul water and mar- garine into a saucepan, bring to boil, stir in sifted flour and stir well' over gas until mixture leaves the sides of pan. When cool, add the eggs one at a time, 2 oz. of the cheese, salt and cayenne to taste, and corned beef. Divide mixture into small portions and shape ouch like a small teaspoon by rolling them in flour. Drop into boiling water and cook for a few minutes. Drain well, and when cool arrange them in a well greased fireprooMish. Cover with the white sauce, sprinkle with the remaining cheese and a little rhore paprika, and bake in a moderate to hot oven for about 10 minutes. CHEESE AND PEANUT WAFERS Ingredients: i cup castor sugar, 1 well beaten egg, 2 cups plain flour, 1 teaspo...
"MURDER ON THE NORTH SHORE" [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
"MURDER ON THE NORTH SHORE" )n an article in 'The Sunday Herald" Magazine Section on Feb. 20 describing the murder of Mr Frank Cecil Kemmis on a North Shore train in 1922. the name was given as Kemmins. Mr. Kemmis was manager of the Hornsby branch of the Government Savings Bank, and came of a family Well known in Sydney and Queensland.
"Only Disaster Will Rouse The Public To Fire Menace" CITY FIRE TRAPS EXPOSED By A Special Reporter [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
"Only Disaster Will Rouse The1 í Public To Fire Menace" i CITY FIRE TRAPS EXPOSED By A Special Reporter [ . * . A grave fire menace exists in an alarming number of Sydney's office buildings, stores, warehouses, hotels, and blocks of nats. But only a disaster in one of them will arouse the public to its danger. Neglect to provide adequate fire-fighting equipment and safe fire escapes i» due, in many cases, to "passing the buck" between the lessee and the owner of a building. As long as their stock and property a/e insured, many tenants of build- ings seem not to care much about the safety of staff and the public generally.
A.W.U. WARNING TO SHEARERS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
A.W. 17. WARNING TO SHEARERS Mr. R. W. Wilson, State Secretary of-the Australian Workers' Union, said yesterday that Communists* were trying to organise a general shearers' strike throughout N.S.W. If successful they intended J to extend the stoppage ; 1 throughout the Common wealth. | There are 10,000 shearers in N.S.W. ¡ i Mr. Wilson said: "1 wish tot warn pastoral w orkers to beware I of a little group of Communists, ¡styling themsehes the A.W.U.j ¡Progress Committee. "This committee has no autho [rity to act in any way. It has no I standing in the union. I Mare House instructions are to ¡ use the pastoral workers to tie up i Australia's most important in- dustry. "The committee has reached a number of decisions which it will attempt to force upon the shear- ers. These decisions are: "(1) Pastoral workers will strike! a levy. ' "(2) Committees will set up in ¡ all towns where such committees > do not exist. "(3) A strike will be called in ¡ the pastoral industry if the de- man...
Two Men Survive Fall Of 150 Feet [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Two Men Survive i Fall Of 150 Feet | -« Two brothers had remarkable escapes from death last night when their lorry plunged 150 feet into a brick pit at St. Peters. , They are Harold Avery, 32,1 of Bower Street, Bankstown, and Robert A\er\, 29, of Malcolm Street, Erskineville The Iorr> s brakes failed on steep Bishop Street It crashed through the mt fence fell directK 130 feet, then struck a mound of rock Thp brothers were tossed high in the air while the truck bounced another 20 feet and was wrecked on a rock\ slope The brothers fell on to a thick ma« of bushes Harold A\en escaped with a j fractured right arm and severe shock. Robert had one hand ln I jured and suffered severe shock. I Mr. Earle Boyes, of nearby i (Albert Street, who knew the two j men. ran down a rough track , to the bottom of the pit. - He said: "I saw Bob staggering about. "I asked him. 'WhatVup. Bob.' and he said. 'I didn't like the look of the place and tried to make the hole deeper.' " Central District Ambu...
Lindwall Visits Girl Fan's Bedside [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Lindwall Visits Girl Fan's Bedside Zelma Rogers shows Raj Lindwall an action picture of him- self in her cricket scrap book during his visit to her home. A crippled girl cricket enthusiast. Zelma Rogers, , l8, talked cricket with her favourite player, Test cricketer ¡ Ray Lindwall, when he visited her bedside last Thursday : night. Friends arranged Lind wali's two-hour visit to the home of Zelma's parents at Neverfail Bay, Oatley. Zelma was welcoming Lind wall when a member of her family, unaware visitors were present, called out: "Chase Lind wall outside". "They are talking about the cat; I called him after you." said Zelma. "In fact, that is his chair you are sitting in, Ray." 1 Zelma was a stenographer in a I city insurance office until IS; months ago, when she went home '? with a pain in the back. Doctors j diagnosed the complaint as spinal, tuberculosis. j Since then Zelma has been ! lying on her back in a plaster! cradle on the front verandah of j her home. | With a typewriter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
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GLEBE'S BATTING FAILURE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
GLEBE'S BATTING FAILURE -> Glebe batsmen failed against Waverley, at Wa- verley Oval yesterday,-and had to fight to avert outright defeat. Burgess, playing a dogged innings, saved the day when he batted for 110 minutes for 57 runs. Umpire Wigzell no-balled fast bowler Butler eight times-four times in one over. DAY'S BEST BATTING. A. Octts (St. Gooree) . 66 C. Pinch (Paddington) . 62» R. Burgess (Glebe) . 57 A, Walsh (Mosman) ...... 55 K. Jackson (St. Gcurgc) .... 54 J. Leahy (North Sjdnej) .... 49 R. Moss (St. George) . 49 J. Gillen (Marrickville) .... 48 K. Gulllser (Mosman) . 46 * Not out. BOWLING. G. Wearne (Gordon) . 6-1S R. James (Cumberland) .... 6-36 R. Pearce (Balmain) . 5-67 H. Chilvers (N. District) .. 5-93 G. SprinB (Waterlea) . 4-3» R. Obern (Petersham) .... 4-34 E. Crossan (Western Subs.) .. 4-56 However, off 15 overs, Butler's figures were still very good. Glebe followed on with 55 minutes to play. Waverley still had a chance of outright victory. However, Lyons was ...
DREARY BATTING [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
DREARY BATTING « I Lack of enterprise by Paddington batsmen on a lifeless wicket at Rushcutter Bay gave the match against University a funeral-like atmosphere. Paddington took 240 minutes to make 171 runs. . J. Cummins was unable to re- sume his innings owing to ill- ness. ' C. Pinch top-scored with 62 not out, made in 210 minutes. R. Flockton made 31 in 59 minutes, including four fours. D. Hanlin (2-42) and D. Emery (2-28) were the best University' bowlers. UNIVERSITY. First Innings, 189. PADDINGTON. First Innings. J. BROWN, sip. Beard, b Hanlin . 22 I. CUMMINS, absent . 34 M. COHEN, b Cawsey . 21 C. PINCH, not out . 62 R. FLOCKTON, c N. Emery, b Hanlin . 31 G. SEE. b D. Emery . 25 C. DE MONTFORT, b D. Emery . 0 J. GRIFFEN, c Lcneru, b Molloy . 5 E. COTTON, no1 out . $, Sundries . 15 Six wicket.» for .220 Bowling: D. Hanlin, 2-42; E. Thew, 0-37; P. Mollow 1-7: R. Cawsey, 1-37; R. Crislolanl, 0-54; D. Emery, 2-28. Paddington wen on the first Inning],
WALKER'S QUICK WICKETS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
WALKER'S QUICK WICKETS Manly's representative bowler Alan Walker took two Marrickville wickets with successive balls at Marrickville in yesterday's grade competition. He finished with three wickets for 43, from l8 overs. Marrickville, replying with 245 runs, beat Manly by 91 runs on the first innings. South African tourist Jack Moroney Nvas dismissed by Gwynne for 26, leg before wicket. After the tea interval, Manly's accurate bowling pinned the bats- men down. It took 20 minutes to score the four runs necessary to give Mar- rickville the lead. The batting then brightened. J. Gibbins, who top-scored, hit two sixes and four fours in hisl score of 48. J. Walker also batted soundly for 43. MARRICKVILLE, First Innings. R. BRIGGS, st Papayannl, b Gwynne . 26 O. DEBNAM, b A. Walker . 10 J. MORONEY, lbw, b Gwynne 26 R. SAGGERS, c Gwynne, 0 Brooks . 19 J.' WALKER, c«.Sutherland, b Robinson. 43 J.-GIFFEN, c A. Walker, b. Trim . 48 W. GIBSON, b Robinson .... l8 R. AMSON. not out . 20 F. JOHNS...
Chilvers Spins Out Cumberland's Nine [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Chilvers Spins Out Cumberland's Nine Veteran Hugh Chilvers «(5-93) spun Cumberland out for . 176 at. Parramatta yesterday, enabling Northern District to retain its lead in the first-grade cricket competition. Without former Vic- torian Shield player, Morrie Sievers, and the injured Keith Wall, Cum- berland could bat only nine men. Sievers, who played on the first day of the match, is re- ported to have returned to Melbourne during the week. He did not inform the club that he would not be able to Play Northern District was routed for 78 in its second innings, but time did not allow Cumberland to take advantage of this suc- cess. Cumberland caotain, Ron James, twice had the chance to complete a "hat-trick," but could not take the necessary thiid wicket. James finished with six wickets tor 36 runs. ' Although losing on the first innings by 53 runs, the nine I Cumberland Jjatsmen put up a very creditable performance. Former Leicestershire player, Walter Cornock, and veteran Lou Benaud w...
Short Story Smoke Signal An accident had been arranged, but it happened in the wrong place because a man liked a certain type of cigarette. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Short Story Smoke Signal By Ronald It. Smith An accident had been arranged, but it happened Jn the wrong place because a man liked a certain type of cigarette. FRANK," a big man in his putty coloured raincoat, full of conscious authority, said: "You know what to do when Karl lands, don't you, Chris? You know exactly? Tell me." Chris pulled a face. "I'm not simple, i drill the hole in his tank, plug it and cord it to his undercarriage so that'the plug comes out when he takes off. You don't tell me though why you want him to have to make a forced landing. He's making money for you, isn't he? And doing the sticky part?" Frank had calculated that with a hole in his tank the size Chris was to drill, Karl would make his "forced landing" somewhere about mid-Channel. He said: "You don't need to know, Chris. It isn't necessary." "O.K. Just so long as 1 get my share." "It's time you lit the flares. He keeps good time." The moon slipped from behind a rag of cloud. It lit up the field where fil...
St. George Given Shock By Balmain [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
St. George Given Shock By Balmain « Balmain gave St. George a shock at Drummoyne yesterday, when they had seven men out for 125. Lindwall and Jackson then took charge, and St. George had an easy first innings win. But, had Englefield taken a stumping chance against Lindwall when the Test man was 7, the game might have swung the other way. Lindwall and Jackson, in a hurricane partnership of 48 in 21 minutes, put the issue beyond doubt. Jackson and Arthur Hughes provided fireworks in a ninth wicket partnership of 70 runs, put together in only 37 minutes. Jackson's breezy 54 included two sixes in succession and three fours. Arthur Dews, a sound all rounder batted superbly for his 66 not out, made in 54 minutes, with six fours. Balmain slow bowler Reg Pearce bore the brunt of ihe attack. Scores: ST. GEORGE. First Innings. A. MORRIS, lbw, b Jones .. 8 R. MOSS, st Englefield, b Pearce (9 R. DUBEDAT, lbw, b Lester ... 1 E. LAIDLER, b Jones . 2 L. FAVELL, c Jones, b Lester . 28 A. BYRNE, b ...