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Saving Waste Paper SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
Saving Waste Paper SYDNEY, Wednesday. Boy scouts in New South Wales may follow the lead of English scouts, thousands of whom are en gaged in collecting waste paper as a national good turn. One Sydney troop, 1st Miller's .Point, recently conducted an un official clean-up of The Rocks area, and collected waste paper, empty bottles, an-1 other articles. Tlie proceeds of the sale of these helped to defray the cost of the troop's Christmas holiday trip to Canberra.
AREA OFFICER Compulsory Training Scheme [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
AREA OFFICER Compulsory Training Scheme Lieutenant W. J. Kingsmill arrived | from Sydney this morning to take up duties as area officer for Maitland in connection with the compulsory train ing scheme. T-TIm hpnrlnu.irtevff are at the West Maitland drill hall, and he may lie communicated with there as from Fri day next. Lieut. Kingsmill said that notices would appear in the Press and at post offices throughout the district, when those affected by the scheme would bo. required to enrol. 'We want to get through as quickly as possible and will study the convenience of those re gistering as much as possible,' he said. _________
FIRE IN SHOP Damage at Abermain [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
FIRE IN SHOP Damage at Abermain The contents of a shop at the cor ner of Elizabeth and William streets, Abermain, were destroyed by fire. The shop was part of a five-roomed weatherboard building. Abermain Fire Brigade responded tr, tho n in vm. mul saved the other part of the' building, which contain ed perishable goods and furniture. The property is owned by Mrs. L. Price, of Carrington, and was occu pied by Mr. Duncan McKenzie, who was absent from the district when the fire occurred.
EUCHRE PARTY. Literary Institute [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
EUCHRE PARTY Literary Institute The series of euclire parlies arrang ed by the Literary Institute, East Maitland, again attracted a good num ber of playors and an enjoyable even ing was spent. Mr. Newey and Mr. II. Hamilton won tho men's prizes. and Mrs. Partridge and Miss Knight divided - the women's prize. The series for this year will end on Sat urday night next, when supper will be provided.
EIDERDOWN INDUSTRY [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
EIDERDOWN INDUSTRY A new Industry which lias been In operation in Montreal for several years is proving very successful. It is the conservation on the many small islands of the St. Lawrence River of eider ducks. Since the in ception of the supervised industry in 1933 tho quantity of cleaned eider down marketed annually has increas- ( cd more than, five-fold.
FRUIT JUICES Influence of Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
FRUIT JUICES Influence of Advertising In a clima,te like ours people should be enticed to drink their fruit as well as eat it, said Mr. E. C. Sommerlad, M.L.C., commenting on some aspects of his observations dur- 1 ing a recent tour abroad. I In that connection advertising j woui-i assist greany. unere naa oeen a remarkable increase in the amount of fruit uice consumed in America. The food habits of a nation could be influenced by advertising. This had been demonstrated not only in U.S.A., but also in England. Immense strides had been made by nutrition research. Commerce had been quick to adapt itself to the new feed technique, and extensive advertising had helped to implement what the scientist had ad vocated. In all these changes primary producers had come definitely into the picture. Primary products had hitherto found their markets without science or system, although they were just as amenable to modern merchan dising methods' as those of the manu facturer. Mr. Sommerlad predict...
PRODUCER GAS Points to be Considered BUYING A UNIT No. 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
PRODUCER GAS Points to be Considered BUYING A UNIT No. S (By Professor Aubrey F. Burstall, University of Melbourne.) There are several different types of gas producers for motor vehicles now being manufactured In Australia, and, in making a choice, you must take into ac count a number of factors. The first is safety. How is the producer started? If no petrol is to be used (being totally independent of petrol supplies) the unit must be inherently safer. Another obvious safety precaution Is to see that the generator ha3 been properly lagged, or so designed that there is no possibility whatever of setting the bodywork o£ the car alight. Is the provision for lighting the Are such that no danger is likely to be fall the operator? And is the gas burning pipe so placed that when the engine is idling after a heavy pull the excess gas burns safely? Has the air inle* been provided with a gauge (like the funnel of a steam locomotive) so that hot cinders cannot escape and came wayside fires — a...
POLISH FUND SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
POLISH FUND SYDNEY, Wednesday. Life-savers took up a collection yes terday on beaches in the Randwick municipality for the Polish War Vic tims Relief Fund. The fund now totals £3629/8/11. Mr. E. H. Forrest, an executive of United Airlines of the United States, which operates more than GO airliners in America, has arrived in Sydney in an American liner to open an office for his company in Sydney.
STATE LOTTERY First Prize To Baan Baa NEWCASTLE SECOND SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
STATE LOTTERYj First Prize To Basin Baa NEWCASTLE SECOND SYDNEY, Wednesday. First prize in State Lottery 646, was won Jjy 'Hotcha' Syndicate, C/o Joseph Morath, Railway Hotel, Baan Baa. Second prize was won by 'P and B' Syndicate, C/ o J. My erson and Bums, Newcastle; third by 'Needa' Syndicate, C/ o 'A. L. Fell, Commercial Bank, Eastwood, and fourth by Mrs. E.Bryant, 131 Darlinghurst Road, King's Cross. / Lottery 647 will be drawn nest Tuesday morning. fFiRQT (£5000)' ... ... 23750 §£C0ND ( £1000) ... 85590 | JHIRD (£500) ? 64853 I FOURTH (£300) ? 80621 ? 10 PRIZES AT £100 ?47667 22890 39147 40843 46827 io'55&8 55589 82899 83432 93052 ; 10 PRIZES AT £50 I '47 928 10535 26801 39736 ! ?51054 54749 G4333 79903 97407; ji ,10 PRIZES AT £40 j 5941 15079 29005 29738 39457' 50710 52457 68901 78125 88990 j; 10 PRIZES AT £30 I $695 14786 22787 47987 55195 67214 77450 7S350 8S735 89258 V 15 PRIZES AT £20 13215 14172 17468 27637 28297 50G34 54136 60911 G6004 66G46 67574 6S700 75447 792...
DIOCESE OF MAITLAND Religious Knowledge EXAM. RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
DIOCESE OF MAITLAND Religious Knowledge EXAM. RESULTS Intermediate Certificate religious knowledge examination results in the Diocese of West Maitland are as follow: — Gold medal: Joyce Goodwin, St. Catherine's College, Singleton, 91. Silver medals: Mary Hughes, St. Catherine's College, Singleton; 90; Peggy Playford, St. Joseph's, Lochin var, 90; Veronica Swift, St. Joseph's, Lochinvar, 87; Doris Fitzpatrick, Singleton, 84; Evelyn McEwan, Sing leton, 83; Joan Scahlll, Singleton, 83; Sheila Bickerton, Dominican Convent, West Maitland, S2; Nolene McEvoy, Lochinvar, 81; Lucy Richardson, Dominican Convent, Mayfleld, 81; Marjory Ryan, Dominican Convent, Mayfleld, 81; Mary Anderton, Single ton, 80; Patricia Britz, Singleton, 80. Dominican Convent, West Mait land: Marie Arthur 63, Anne Banfleld 70, Grace Belcher 78, Patricia Boyle 72, Rena Cantamessa 55, Joan Comp ton 70, Margaret Delaney 57, Patricia Dodd 53, Sheila Dolan 49, Rita Far rell 66, Patricia Gleeson 44, Josle Haggarty.61, Pauli...
TWO VICTORIES Singleton Cricket Teams HOLIDAY MATCHES SINGLETON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 27 December 1939
TWO VICTORIES Singleton Cricket Teams HOLIDAY MATCHES SINGLETON, Wednesday. Teams representing the Single- ton District Cricket Association won the two matches in which they played yesterday. At Maitland they had an outright win against a Hunter River team, and at Singleton a first innings win against Muswellbrook. Singleton has not been beaten this season, but has had victories against Muswellbrook, Cessnock and Hunter River. Perc Bates bowled well against Mus- wellbrook to take seven wickets for 55. Skipper George Taggart top scored with 40. Match played on Show Ground be- tween Singleton Club and Muswell- brook Club yesterday. Muswellbrook, first innings: E. Mc- Intosh, b P. Bates, 6; J. Coffey, b P. Bates, 2; B. Spence, c Gale, b H. Tag- gart, 53; W. Lawrie, b P. Bates, 0; D. Hubbuck, b P. Bates, 20; F. Cof- fey, not out, 13; J. Maffatt, c and b P. Bates, 2; J. Spence, lbw, b P. Bates, 17; W. Sleep, b R. Bates, 16; sundries 10. Total, 143. Bowling: P. Bates 7 for 55, H. Tag- gar...