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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Murdoch's ATHLETES TRACK SUITS t Exclusive Murdoch's . FIELD ATHLETES . SWIMMERS . BOXERS . OARSMEN . GYM. WORK New and exclusive to Murdoch s these "warm up" Track suits as used extensively by overseas athletes both for train- ing and field work Roomily mnde from Fleecy lined Cotton, ihe top has slide fastening jacket with clastic at waist and wrists Pants have clastic at waist and slide fasteners at ankles Avoid all risk of chills after training or com- peting with these "w trm up" track suits designed after overseas pttterns Sports Dept, 1st Floor It 's Time to Buy Football Gear FOOTBALL JERSEYS In plain colours of Royd, Sky, Maroon, Green, White, 1/t /li Black, Gold Sizes, 34 42 Each . X^V x x As above, with contrasting V ..................... A « / O FOOTBALL SHORTS Navy and White drill shorts with padded hips and 10/11 elastic waist Pair .J.VF/J. J. SHOULDER GUARDS Lightweight Leather shoulder guards to protect shoulders and collarbone, well made and padded. Also Footballs for...
Wool And Basil Strike Ends [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Wool And Basil | Strike Ends «5 MELBOURNE, Saturday. - Melbourne members of the Wool and Basil Workers' Union, who have been on strike since Monday claiming an increase of £.1 a week retrospective to November 17, decided at a meeting to-day to go back to work on Monday. The meeting decided to make application to the court for an extra £1 a week for the 300 men in the textile section of the union. The secretary of the union, Mr. O'Loughlin, said after the meeting that all employers con- cerned outside the textile indus- try had agreed to pay the cxtia £1 a, week to their employees. About 700 men would benefit.
Big New Moves In Australian Iron, Steel Industry [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Big New Moves In Australian Iron, Steel Industry, Two important developments in the Australian iron and steel industry were foreshadowed yester- day. They are: . The formation of Western Steel Enterprises* with the object of establishing an iron and steel industry on the coast of Western Australia; . The projected entry into the Australian field of the United States Steel Corporation, America's largest single industrial organisation. . Western Steel Enterprises will develop an area of Koolan Island iron ore deposits. Koolan* is the larger of the two iron ore islands in the Yampi Sound group. Four companies have been registeied with an aggregate nominal capital of £5 million. The West Australian Govern- ment is supporting the project. It will take 100,000 5/ shares (£25,000) and will nominate a director to the boaid. It will also grant to the com- pany ore leases at Koolan and coal leases at Collie (W.A.). It has arranged for the supply of new deep drilling equipment for Collie coal ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
THE HAT YOU SHOULD WEAR IS WAITING AT DAVID JONES' HAISIOR 1949. By The David Tones' Roundsman. The four hals illusti aterí on this page represent this gear's style raupe for the well-dressed business man with conser- vative taste. They are all imported hats of quality made by the following firms whose names alone are the highest recommendation: Christy and Co., Lin- coln Bennett, Woodrow Sons, Joseph E. Ward, Failsworth, Battersby, Tress and Co. Return of Bowlers Top hat on the left is the Woodrow Amyhte Bowler priced 61/6 It is typical of the bowlers worn by businessmen m England, where there is a decided trend towards the return of this popular hat Tew bowlers were seen during the war yens when English hatters were restricted to two austerity types, but to da) with more materials and skilled craftsmen aviilable production has increased to meet the great demand , Although other types of bowlers have been avail- able Da\id Jones' buyers wilted until the tOD quality hats made their ...
G.B.S. Says He May Be Too Old, Garrulous STAFF CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
G.B.S. Says He May Be Too Old, Garrulous STAFF CORRESPONDENT LONDON, March 5.-George Bernard Shaw admits that his sayings and writings to-day may be "the senile drivellings of a gar rulous and too-old man." He says so in a peppery auto- biographical book, "Sixteen Self Sketches," just published. Some typical Shavianisms from the book arc-'? "I was a cannibal for 25 years, for the rest I've been a vegetar- ian." "Like Einstein, I'm not happy and don't want to be happy. I've neither the time nor the taste for such comas." "As soon as I could afford to dress presentably I became accus- tomed to women falling in love with me. I did not pursue women, I was pursued by them." "Not until I was past 40 did I earn enough money to marry without seeming to marry for money."
Gas Coal Threat: New Strike Fears [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Gas Coal Threat: New Strike Fears » The State Government fears that salaried officers of the South Maitland Railway Company may decide to renew their strike, which last week interrupted supplies of gas-making coal. The men will meet at Weston, near Newcastle to-day. The Minister for Labour and Industry, Mr. F. Finnan, is ex- pected to attend the meeting and appeal to the men to remain at work. The South Maitland railway strike lasted for five days. It cut of substantial supplies of coal to metropolitan gas and electricity undertakings. It was called off last Sunday night after Mr. Justice Webb agreed to reconsider the railway officers' claims that, on seniority grounds, the position of the station-master at Cessnock should be filled by a member of the South Maitland "Railways Salaried Offi- cers' Association, Mr. P. Owens. Mr. Justice Webb on Friday ruled that South Maitland Rail- ways Ltd., acted within its rights in refusing to appoint Mr. Owens to the position. "PERSONALITY" The ...
FINAL OFFER ON WHEAT PRICE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
FINAL OFFER ON WHEAT PRICE WASHINGTON, March 5 (A.A.P.).-Exporting nations, at the world wheat conference have made a linal offer to accept 180 cents a bushel (about 11/3 Australian) for 550 million bushels of wheat a year. [Australia is attending the con- ference as an exporting nation.] The exporters proposed a four year agreement, with a minimum price of 150 cents (about 9/3) a bushel. The minimum price would be reduced 10 cents each year of the agreement.
Missing Man Ill In Hospital: Found By Sister [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Missing Man 111 In Hospital: Found By Sister --« An elderly man who had been missing since last Sunday was I found yesterday morning by his I sister seriously ill in St. Vincent's Hospital. He is James Joseph Williams, 83, a widower, who had recently lived at the Oceanmore Guest House, Campbell'Parade, Bondi. When he did not return to the guest house, police and his relatives began a search tor him. Yesterday his sister, Mrs. J, Rholl, of Curlewis Street, Bondi, heard that an elderly man had been taken by a taxi-driver to St. Vincent's Hospital on the evening of the day her brother disappeared. When she walked into the ward she recognised, the man as her brother, but he was too ill to be questioned. .Mrs. Rholl said.that Williams went to the Boys' Town sports at the Sports Ground every Sunday. He is believed to have had a seizure after leaving there, and engaged a taxi to-take him to the hospital. As he gave the address of a relative at Redfern, he was not íecognised. - Four years a...
TWO UNHURT IN CRASH-LANDING [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
TWO UNHURT IN CRASH-LANDING Two men escaped injury when the Avro Avion trainer plane in the picture above crash-landed on Moore Park golt course yesterday after- noon. They were Jack Pouns berry, 21, student pilot, Stanmore Road, Petersham (left in lower picture), and Glen Shepherdson, 31, in- structor, Carlton Crescent, Summer Hill (right). Shepherdson said the en- gine began to "cough" on the way back to Bankstown from a training flight over Manly. After he took over the controls the petrol supply cut out. The motor would not start, so he headed for the golf course. The plane narrowly missed the Australian Glass Works factory and flew with- in 10 feet of high-power cables. The plane ran smoothly on the golf course, but a bump turned it over. Damage to the plane, which is valued at £200, was negligible. Its owner is Tom Batchelor, a profes- sional motor cyclist in the "Globe of Death."
Apprentice Rides Well-backed Double Lordan Celebrates End Of Month's Suspension PUNTERS CHEER WINS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
Apprentice Rides Well-backed Double Lordan Celebrates End Of Month's Suspension PUNTERS CHEER WINS Promising apprentice J. Lordan celebrated his return from a month's suspension by riding a double at Moorefield yesterday. . Lordan's winners, Exalted and Lone Duke, were both heavily backed. Exalted started second favourite at 7-2, and Lone Duke fav- ourite at 7-2. Punters who had ^hooted Spanish Duke, winner of the Flying Handicap, rushed to cheer Lordan for his skill in winning the next race on Lone Duke. The apprentice had earlier been popular with the crowd for his win* on Exalted in the first divi- sion of the Flying Welter. Lordan has now ridden nine wjnners and has only to win one more race to lose 21b of his 71b allowance. He is apprenticed to Fred All- sop, who trains Exalted, After their wins, both of Lor dan's winning mounts were taken »way to be swabbed. Only Two Tests They were the only horses to go through the routine test throughout the day. About an hour after Lone Duk...
In Canberra They Are...Saying... [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 6 March 1949
In Canberra They, Are ... Saying ... 'T'HE present sittings of Parlia *. ment, which were expected to last six weeks until March 23 will now end either next Friday or Friday week. Parliament will then go into recess until May 18th. . * . '\/f EMBERS evidently find ?*??*. Parliamentary debates bor- ing. When Mr. Larry Anthony (C.P. N.S.W.) was speaking on the Papua and New Guinea Bill -and it was a good speech too his audience consisted of one Country Party member, four t Liberals, three Labour men and the ever-present Mr. Lang. . . . T^HE life of this Parliament has .*. been notable for the fact that there have been no by-elections since the Government took office in September, 1946. Two or three by-elections usu- ally occur in the life of every Parliament. There were three, for instance, between 1943 and 1946, as a re- sult of the death o.f Mr. Curtin, then Prime Minister, and the re- signation of members A. W. Coles and A. Wilson. Opposition members have been hoping that a by-elec...