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ROWING G.P.S. REGATTA GOOD RACING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
ROWING . G.P.S. REGATTA .. GOOD RACING Conditions were ideal for the Great Public | Schools Old Boys' Rowing Club regatta, held in the Bridge reach on Saturday afternoon. This young club has made remarkable pro gress, and the members spared no pains to make the regatta a succes. both from a rowing and a social standpoint, with tlie result that the Sea Hawk, which followed the races, had a full complement of passengers. The events were all rowed against the tide. Tho officials were: — St.-. :vr, Mr. R. David son ; judge. Mr. F. S. X. Bousfield ; umpire , Mr. A. A. Watson; timekeepers. Rev. M. Hen derson and R.. Hooper. Results: — MAIDEN EIGHTS, 1 Mile. G.P.S..— R. I/ongmore (stroke). B. Camp bell (7), J. H. Cox (6), \V. J. Carter ! (S). L. M'Ghie (4), R. Cheesuian (3), T. j Neil (2), A. M'Ghie (bow), X. Hooper (cox) ? 1 ! Commercial. — F. Blakely (stroke). F. Mer rier (7), A. V. Buckley (6). J. Crouch (5). 1). Pollard (4), II. Dalziell (3), J. Greig (2), W. Budge (bow), 1). Coulter (...
MANFRED AT HIS BEST Wins in Common Canter OTHER CUP FANCIES BADLY BEATEN Racing at Flemington [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
: ^ AT HIS BEST ? Wins in Common Canter OTHER CUP FANCIES BADLY BEATEN Racing at Flemington ??MELBOTJK5JE, Saturday. — Bright, ?vr^nn weather was in evidence when tic V-R.C. held its October meeting at Elemington this aftemoen. Despite the Absence of many Reading racing men in Sydney for the. _J___duick carnival, the Remington . fixture was largely atten ded. Big fields were the order of the afternoon, and tbe acceptors totalled _6 fewer than 126 for the seven erents. _j_is was probably s record acceptance for Flemington. The October Stakes, 91' wBjgui-iui-uge, uLuugiii' mguLner a small bvt select lield of crack perform ers. The Stand Handicap was respon sible for a good race, and leading Cup candidates were well beaten.* The iCaribycnong Trial Stakes, one division _(f which was for colts, and one for allies, was the first twoTyear-old race of the Season in this State, and it at t^acted many wpll-bred and costly juve niles. £he going was in good order, and several fast times were re...
Road Patrols [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
Road Patrols | To-day the R.A.C.Q guides will patrol the roads to Eedcliffe, Woody Point, Scarborough, Tambourine Mouutai.i, Wel lington Point, Cleveland, Victoria Point, and Ecdland Bay. The work of the patrols is being more and more appreciated, and they have become quite an institution, members realising that when they set out in the morning they are assured against being left stranded on the roadside through mechanical trouble. ine report or tue guiae wiio patrowa the Tambourine Mountain road last 8»n day will give a fair idea of the va'ue of this service to members. Amongst other matters, including advice to seve ral motorists, the following cases of assistance were reported, the - names of the drivers and ears being omitted for obvious reasons : — 1. Locate trouble with ignition, dry off wires and distributor, disconnect faulty coil and connect up fresh coil, start motor. 2. Locate bad knock with motor, dis connect tray clip to prevent it hitting exhaust. pi]-e. 3. Dry off ign...
MAORIS IN FRANCE LIVELY LANGUEDX [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
MAORIS IN FRANCE LIVELY LANGUEDX (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) * PARK, Saturday.— Rugby enthusiasts are delighted at the Lauguedoe team's stout fight against the Maoris. The newspapers emphasise the point that tlie visitors narrowly escaped defeat, and had to go all out to win. 'Languedoc matches are always like this,' commented an enthusiastic spec tator, referring to the long list of Casualties. Besides Barclay, there were several minor injuries among the Maoris. One Frenchman was rendered uncon scious, and- another lamed.
SYDNEY SEASON OPENS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
SYDNEY SEASON QPENS STDNEV, Saturday.— The Kew S.iuth. Wales rowing season was officially o;»eued this after noon, when ;he M'isman Rowirfg Club conduc ted its annual regatta on the Rlvervlow ciuree. Lane Cove Kiver. Sydney created a surprise by whining In fine style the maiden eights rac0 from Mosman. The lightweight maiden louts went to Mosman. ' Results : — Maiden Eights. — Sydney 1, Mosman Z, Glebe Z. Lightweight Maiden Fours — Mosman - 1, Dmimmoyne 2, Sydney No. 2 3. Boon Memorial Cup. Senior Eights. — Mos- man 1, Sydney No. 2 2. Won by a length.
CAN PETROL BE DOPED? [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
CAN PETROL BE DOPED? After undertaking a large number of tests, the United states Bureau of Stan dards has come to the conclusion that the majority of the so-called fuel dopes for petrol are worthless. The official scientists have subjected these concoc tions to various tests without being able to -Ji»termin« whether nnv nnnrecinble improvement in fuel consumption is de rived from them. The merits of these fuel dopes are bluntly characterised by the Bureau as unfounded and worth less. All that can be saicl is that a gain in mileage is obtained by adjusting the carburettor to leaner mixtures of petrol in compliance with instructions issued by the manufacturers.
THE MAILS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
THE MAILS Mails -will close at the U.P.O., Brisbane, for the following places: — K«w South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania, daily, except Sunday, 7.5 a.m. Western Australia, Tuesdays, Thursday, and Saturdays, 7.5 a.m. Far Western Districts, Tuesdays and Fridars I p.m. ' ' Far Northern Mail. Rockhampton, and Mackay, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, soon; parcels, 10.15 a.m. Far Northern Mail (supplementary) , Fridays, 7 p.m . - Winton and Hughenden (overland), Mondays, and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Central Disrticts, St. Lawrence, Sarina. and Mackay, daily, except Sunday, 7 p.m. United Kingdom and Europe, per Ormuz, let ters 7.5 a.m., packets and newspaper 6.5 a.m., October 4. Supplementary: Money orders 4 p.m., registered articles 6 p.m., October 4 : packets, 6.5 a.m., letters 7.5 a.m., October S. Egypt, India, and Ceylon, per Ormuz, 7.5 a.m., October 4. Thursday Island (parcels only), per Kal latina, 3 p.m., October 4. Thursday Island, Darwin, Java, Timor, and Singapcre. pe...
MUSCLE IN MUSIC CURIOUS INVESTIGATION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
MUSCLE IN MUSIC CURIOUS INVESTIGATION To measure art in terms of some other less ornamental occupation may uot result in teaching us how to be artists, but it will at least furnish Id- I formation to those who think life's! burdens are unfairly distributed. A ; German arid ? a Swiss scientist have been investigating the energy a musician uses up in the pursuit of his career. Professor Lowy, of Davos, and Dr. Schrotter, of Vienna, who occupied HiemsAlvps with this important prob lem, found that a pianist used up 10 times as much energy as a tailor. There seems to be no extravagance in this calculation. If there be any exaggera tions in the comparison it would seem lo lie in the limit of the pianist's energy. There have been pianists playing with orchestras and trying to make their instruments heard above the j sound produced by' the other musicians j who have seemed to be working with | more than. 10 times the energy of a. j tailor. Iu their expenditure of physi- j cal force they hav...
WALTON WINS FAST HILL CLIMB PEARCE SMASHES AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
WALTON WINS FA$T HILL CUMB PEARCE SMASHES AGAIN Some fine and fast riding was seen in the annual bill climb of the A.C.U., which was held on that eminence, Mount Giavatt, on Saturday afternoon. Though the entries were not very large, some of Queensland's most daring riders were seen in action, and, considering the difficulties of the hair-pin bends and the rather rough state of the track, good times were reeorrW A bad smash occurred during one of the events. Frank Pearce, who recently made a brilliant attempt to lower J. Cloake's Brisbane — Toovroouiba record, had a nasty spill on the final turn. It n-as a curious accident, tbe wire which is used for the electrical timing appara tus falling from the trees. It caught Pearce's haudlebarg. and he was unable to extricate himself. The cycle over turned, throwing Pearce clear, and he landed without injury. His young brother, who was riding iu the sidecar, was less fortunate. He was flung from the car, and fell under the machine, the engin...
ATHLETICS OLD BOYS' B.G.S. FIRST MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
ATHLETICS OLD BOYS' B.G.S. FIRST MEETING The club beld its annual sports on the school turf on Saturday aftermon. Although ♦his was the first sports meetint;, it proved a great success, and good times were re corded. 100 Yards Championship. — Ward 1, Halgli 2. Thomson 3. 100 Yards Handicap.— Haigli 2, KBii 2, Wara 3. Broad Jump Championship. — Ward 1, Haw kins 2. Thomson 3. Broad Jump Handicap. — Hawkins 1, Thomson 2, Haigli and Cox (tie) 3. 220 Yards Championship. — Ward L Thom son 'I. Baigb 8. 440 Yards Championship. — Thomson 1, Haw kins 2, Ward 3. Shot Put.— Ward 1. Thomson 2, Hawkins 3. High Jump Championship. — Hawkins 1, Thom son 2, Ward 3 HiRh Jump Handicap.— M'GuJe I, Larery i, Hawkins 3.
COLLEGE SPORTS EVENTS AT TOOWOOMBA [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
COLLEGE SPORTS ? ♦ ? EVENTS AT TOOWOOMBA TO0WOOMBA. Saturday.— The Christian Brothers' College held its annual, sports in the show grounds this afternoon. The senior championship was ?pen by J. Hegarty with a total of 21 points J. Heivson was second with 15 points. The junior championship [ was von by I. Cloake with 10 points, and K. AfCormack was second with 14 points. The junior minor championship went to J. Lynch with 17 points, while H. O'Shea was second with 10 points. In the midget champion ship, J. Cafferty ran out the winner with 20 points, and H. Jnhnsoa gained second place with 10 points. Other results were: — luler-Sehool Belay Baee.- Technical Col lege 1. Christian Brothers .2. 100 Yards Championship. Senior. — I. Hegarty 1. J. Hewson, and E. Coccannon. 220 Yards Cnampionshi?. Senior. — J. Hew son 1 E. Concannon 2. J. Hegarty S. 440 Yards Championship, Junior. — 3. Cioakc 1. E. M'Connack 2, V. Moylan 3. 440 Yards Handicap, Seuior. — C. Carmody 1. 3. Copas 2, J. O'Gormau ...
FAVOURITE FILMS OF YOUNG PEOPLE FRENCH INVESTIGATION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
FAVOURITE FILMS ♦ — OF YOUNG PEOPLE : FRENCH INVESTIGATION Since the Junior Bed Cross has pene trated into the school's, introducing aud developing doctrines of health, citizen ship, and international understanding, the problem of the school film has' be come part of the general programme of the Red Cross. The Junior Ued Cross , already possesses a few propaganda films, buti with one or two exceptions, i these are of a mediocre :md uninterest- 1 iiig nature. The lack of good school ' films is all the more remarkable in view ! of the amazing rapidity with which the film industry has developed during the last few years. Producers, however, seen., to have con centrated their efforts on the popular love-story type of film. The French Cinematograph Year Book for 1925 re-, cords the production iu France alone of ( 78'} successful films 3_ one year, nine tenths of which consist of romances,' and the remaining tenth of technical or in dustriaJ propaganda, n'lm.s. Nowhere iu this Year Book, ...
TOWNSVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
TCWNSVILLE TOVTXSVILLE, Saturday. — The first race for the Dewar's Cup was sailed to-day in a medium north-east breeze. There was a big swell. The starters were: Vione ser (F. Satini), Meteor (D. Whitman), Marie SOsee (M. Taylor), Grace 60sec (J. Chap man)', Envy (O. Butler), CM. 4inin (E. J. Duffield), Ethna Smin (G. Pickers), Florence 6min (P. M'Lean), Valona 6min (P. Marshall), Kismet 6Jmin (A. Back), Thelma 12mm (P. Davids). In the fourth mce for the Reseh Cup Marjorie (G. Pickers)- Spray ser. (V. Sinden), Romp lOmin (T. Moyses). and Tmp Wattle 12min (it. Kippin) started. Results: — Dewnr's Cup, Kis met 1, EtV.na 2. Envy 3. Grace Vione 4, Marie 5, Florence. CM.. Thelma, and Valona retired. Resell Cap, Spray 1. Boms 2. Tmp Wattle capsized, and Marjorie retired.
SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
SYDNEY SYDNEY. Saturday. — In a moderate north-east breeze this afternoon, on the harbour, the 18-footers handicap resulted: — Final: Advance (M. Deeat) 1, Yendys (N. W. Blackman) 2, Des demona (A. C. Roberts) 3, Hall Mnrk (A Aipleton) 4. Britnnnia (G. Robin son) 5, H. C. Press TI (C. Webb') 6. Won by 22see. with lmin lsec between second Q''^ third. ? Some boiling bitumen spliehed on to Walter Oliver, of Woosley-street. Ips wich-road, while he was working in Dean street, Toowong, on Saturday morning. The ambulance treated him for burns on tiie right arm and face, and took him to the General Hospital.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
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AGAIN A LIGHT BREEZE TRIES THE YACHTSMEN SAILING RACES All the Clubs Busy D.V.B.'s Good Performance [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
AGAIN A LIGHT BREEZE TRIES THE YACHTSMEN SAILING RACES All the Clubs Busy ? ???? ?- D.V;B.'s Good Performance The season' having been ushered in a week ago vnth. the Yacht As sociation carnival, the clubs turned their attention o& Saturday to their own events. The conditions were again unsatisfactory for cbis class of sport; only a light breeze prevailing. At the start of the racing it came- in from the east-north-east, whilst towards the end of the day it veettil around to the east-south-east. In the Hamilton Reach the Re stricted yachts, eighteens, twenty-twos, skiffs, and junior clubs held events... Sooth Brisbane, Oxley, and Wynnum and Manly clubs con ducted their opening races on the Milton Reach, Icdooroopilly Reach, and Waterloo Bay courses respectively. RESTRICTED YACHTS. Seven -boats started off the following handicaps: — Miss Ajax (Dr. Gibson ), ?cratch;, -Marian (Dr. Croll)/ scratch; Maroomba (W. Yeowart). scratch; Latona (B. Hart), 2min; Lakatoi II. -N. Gb}c), 4m...
TWO FIRES [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
TWO FIRES A four-ronied cottage situated in Jersey-street, Morningside, was de stroyed by fire about six o'eioek on Saturday evening. The house was owned- and occupied by Herbert Vfaugh. The Balmoral brigade was sum moned, but its efforts were hampered owing to there being «o vratcrmaiii handy. The only available water had to be pumped from a waterhole. Mr. Waugh and his family were ab about an hour previously. BEDBOOM FIEE. The papering on the -wall of a small cottage in Carnation-street, Cannon Hill, caught fire from a candle on Saturday night. Some of the wall paper was destroyed, also portion of the bedding which was in the room. The fire was extinguished by neigh bours. The house is owned by Mr. Williams, of B-'ld Hills, and was occu pied by Hiss Xiciolls, c retired sehool 'teacher.
HAMILTON STANNA BOND CUP [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
HAMILTON STANNA BOND CUP The first round of the march play four somes competition for the 'Sydney Staana Bond'' Cup attracted an entry of 32 pairs at Hamilt.cn, but only half a dozen games were decided ou Saturday. A. P. Murphy — B. D. Kennedy defeated W. A. J. Jackson — K. J. Lydon by 1 and 2; J. Steven — S. B. Skipper defeated B. B Love — P. Fleming, junr., by 3 and 2 ; E. J. M'Gulnness — G. S. Packard de feated tJ. Hinder — J. W. Wliatmore by 5 and S; A. (1. Anderson — E. Mansou defeated A. IJ. Sharp — J. Thorpe by 3 and 1 ; G. Green — A J. Thompson defeated J. U. Bell — E. Munro by 3 and 2; and J. C. Penny — B F. Canniffe won from J. F. Fltzguralu — L. G. I/Jkin by 2 and 1.
A BARRIE DRAMA STOLE BOOKS FOR STUDY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
A BARRIE DRAMA STOLE BOOKS FOR STUDY A etory which recalls Sir James Barrie's play, 'What Every Woman Knows,' was told at Liverpool Police Court recently. The studious hero of the Barrie play, it will be recalled, nightly broke into the parlour at a farmhouse in order to make use of the well-stocked book shelves there James Charles Roberts, 17, described as the first boy of his year at Holt,. i Secondary School, who was bound over. j was said to have stolen 29 books,, worth £14. from Picton Reference Library The books, taken during the period of a month, dealt with, history, economics, geography, German, and French- At his home the police also found 79 books from Holt School Library, but no pro secution was made in the case Roberts said he had takeD the books to study in the holidays, and intended to return them. He had matriculated with distinction in English history^ mathematics, and French, and way awarded a memorial scholarship and grant- lie could not re3d all the books he want...