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HOMEWARD CRICKET TOURISTS "WONDERFUL TIME" [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
HOMEWARD CRICKET TOURISTS "WONDERFUL TIME" (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) LONDON, Saturday.—Hauled by the &nbsp; giant locomotive "Windsor Castle," in which the King is sometimes driven, a special train made a record run from Paddington to Birkenhead, and took the Australian cricketers for the last lap of their English tour. They were &nbsp; officially welcomed by the Mayor of Bir- kenhead, and were entertained by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool at the Town &nbsp; Hall. They visited the new Cathedral, where they were received by the Bishop and heard a recital on the biggest or- gan, in the world. They afterwards em- barked on the steamer Montrose. Only a few active cricketers were at Paddington, because the hour was early, but administrators like Viscount Hamp- den, Lord Harris, Sir Edwin Stockton (president of the Lancashire County &nbsp; Club), and Mr. P. P. Warner attended, also Dame Melba and Mr. M. A. Noble. Lord Harris, who said he had foregone his bre...
CAR STOLEN [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
CAR STOLEN Between 1 and 5 o'clock on Saturday evening a motor car, the property of Fannie Bennett, of Merthyr-road, New &nbsp; Farm, was stolen from Jane-street, Ascot. The car is painted light green, and the registered number is Q28-189.
STATE BANQUET EMPIRE DELEGATES INTERESTING SPEECHES [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
STATE BANQUET EMPIRE DELEGATES INTERESTING SPEECHES The gaily decorated, spacious dining hall of Parliament House was the scene of a brilliant gathering on Saturday night, when the members of the Empire Parliamentary delegation were the guests of the State Government at a banquet. Tall vases of Iceland poppies and gerberas grouped on the tables, and flags and bunting round the walls, lent touches of colour to the scene, while musical selections and songs provided &nbsp; enjoyable interludes between the speeches. The Premier (Mr. W. McCormack) presided, and others at the main table included the Lieutenant-Governor (Mr. W. Lennon), the Marquess of Salis- bury, Mr. Arthur Henderson, the Chief Justice (Mr. Justice Blair), the Home Secretary (Mr. J. Stopford), Sir T. Smartt (South Africa), the Minister for Mines (Mr. A. J. Jones), Sir L. E. Groom (Speaker in the House of Repre- sentatives), Sir Evelyn Cecil, the Minis- ter for Agriculture (Mr. W. Forgan Smith), Mr, J. L. Macphers...
THE X LADY WHERE WAS AIMEE? KIDNAPPING STORY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
THE X LADY &nbsp; WHERE WAS AIMEE? KIDNAPPING STORY (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) LOS ANGELES, Saturday.—The &nbsp; Macpherson perjury trial is proving a very long drawn affair. Dozens of witnesses have been examined, and scores more are coming. Kenneth Ormiston is still missing, but District Attorney Keyes promises that if unable to produce the radio- man himself he will exhibit his hand- writing at the hotel at San Luis Obispo, when, he registered "Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gibson," and as "Kenneth Gladstone" in Oakland. These also are being compared with the hand- writing of the telegram sent from &nbsp; &nbsp; Oakland to Mrs. Kennedy, the mother of Aimee Macpherson: "Aimee O.K. Don't worry." The testimony so far has been some- what contradictory. Several witnesses were certain that it was Aimee, even to her hair and ankles, who was Ormis- ton 's companion in Carmel cottage, while others assert that it was merely a woman like her, but not Aimee her self. &a...
STATE FORECAST [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
STATE FORECAST Generally fine weather continu- ing, but a few showers probable on coast north from Townsville, &nbsp; and conditions becoming favour- able for capricious thunder showers in south-west division, passing later to Maranoa and Downs; temperature increasing throughout, but cool change reaching western border by Mon- day; south-easterly winds along Pacific slopes, veering north-eas- terly south from Broad Sound, north-easterly to northerly in- land, but southerly change affect- ing far west by Monday. CITY. Fine and warmer, with north- easterly winds freshening during the day.
STRUCK A STUMP [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
STRUCK A STUMP TOOWOOMBA, Saturday. — Stanley Chell (21), single, met with a serious accident near Lockyer last night. He was riding a motor cycle, and hit a stump, the cycle falling on top of him. In addition to serious abrasions, his injuries include concussion and a prob- able fracture of the skull. The ambu- &nbsp; lance rendered first aid and conveyed &nbsp; him to the General Hospital. His con- dition is serious. &nbsp; &nbsp;
SERIOUS FLOODS INDIA AND BURMA [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
SERIOUS FLOODS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; INDIA AND BURMA &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (AUSTRALIAN CABLE SERVICE.) CALCUTTA, Saturday. — Five main &nbsp; girders of the Narbeedda bridge have been washed away by floods. The Governor of the Central pro- vinces is visiting the flood-stricken &nbsp; &nbsp; towns, and organising relief measures. The floods in Burma did not spare a single section. A thousand miles of railway have been extensively breached, and the bridges wholly swept away. The damage is estimated at £26,000. &nbsp;
JUMP FROM TRAIN PRISONER'S ESCAPE POLICE ESCORT ELUDED [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
JUMP FROM TRAIN PRISONER'S ESCAPE POLICE ESCORT ELUDED SYDNEY, Saturday. — A prisoner named Sydney Alfred Madden, while being escorted to Sydney from Mel- &nbsp; bourne, escaped from the Sydney express near Cootamundra about 3 a.m. to day He jumped from the train. The Coota- mundra police are looking for him Madden had been arrested in Mel- bourne on a warrant which charged him with having committed bigamy in Syd- ney. He was in charge of Constable Owers, of Sydney. Before leaving Mel- bourne at 5 p.m., yesterday, Madden gave the policeman to understand that he would not worry him on the way. At 3 a.m. to-day Madden was taken &nbsp; to a lavatory. Going inside, he slammed the door in the policeman's face, and, after locking it on the inside, got through the window and jumped from the train. It was raining heavily at the time.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
FUNERAL NOTICE. &nbsp; HARDING.— The Friends of Mr. PAT- RICK HARDING and FAMILY, of Clay- road, Pinkenba, and Mrs. W. RUDKINS and &nbsp; FAMILY, of Annie-street, New Farm, are re- spectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his beloved Wife, their Mother, Sister-in-law, and Aunt, Mrs. Mary Harding, to move from her late residence, Clay-road, Pinkenba, TO- &nbsp; MORROW (Monday) FORENOON, at 10 o'clock, &nbsp; to the Nudgee Cemetery. &nbsp; FOLEY, CREMIN, LTD., Undertakers. &nbsp; Telephone J3701. &nbsp;
FROM THE HARBOUR CITY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
—FROM THE HARBOUR CITY— (By A. P.) A revolution is fast coming into the realm of the well-made frock- Will it triumph over the fashion of loosely fitting garments, that has held its sway for so long- It is already, an accom plished fact that a bodice should be fitted into the real waist and in some cases the old-fashioned seams and cuts have again- made their appearance. The period frock has effected this change' in evening dresses, and now this very in n*(iafiA fiEiiilAtl ?C hItBZiAv 1111011 IllSnV | smartly dressed women. Jumpers and I blouses still hold their own. .but for fes tive occasions the fitted bodice possibly will triumph. Everyone with any ar l tJBtic perception will deplore the fact. I as the loosely fitting garment showed the | figure to advantage, whereas the tightly I fitted bodice depended on the cut of the I dressmaker. I GAY BATHING SUITS. j : The latest thing in bathing suite is a short tightly-fitting garment as bright in tint as possible. The ubiquitous spot t...
CRYSTAL PALACE CHAMPIONSHIP ASPIRANTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
CRYSTAL PALACE if ? CHAMPIONSHIP ASPIRANTS One of the most important dancing competitions ever organised is the all -Australian championship. The Queensland section, which is taking place at the Crystal Palace, has reached its JACK. HOLT, the virile Paramount star, who appears in"Sea Horses" &nbsp; at the Tivoli to-morrow, Tuesday, and Wednesday. second heat. The first heat of fox trot &nbsp; and waltz was won by Mr. D. Carr and &nbsp; Miss L. Thomlinson, and the first heat Charleston section by Mr. Mason and Miss Webb, Mr. C. H. Bullpitt and Miss F. Lane being second. The second heat fox trot and waltz, was won by Mr. Ben Gilmer and Miss Maguire, Mr. J. H. Wittup aud Miss Helen Murtagh &nbsp; coming second. As the final of the Queensland section must be decided by October 28, the man- agement wish to stress the fact that intending competitors must have their entries in as soon as possible. The ladies', and men' solo Charleston is proceed- ing, and ev...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 3 October 1926
Domestic Notices. IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; BORGER. — In loving memory of my beloved husband and our dear father, who de- parted this life October 3, 1925. Sadly missed, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (Inserted by his loving wife and family.) HILLIER.—In loving memory of our dear &nbsp; husband and father, Private Harold &nbsp; Gregory Hillier, who was killed in action in France, October 3, 1918. I think of you each day, dear Harold, With grief that is deep and true, No one knows the silent heartache That makes me long for yon. &nbsp; Some may think I have forgotten, &nbsp; When at times they see me smile, But your memory is as dear to-day As in the hour you passed away. Inserted by his loving wife and son, Elsie Pearl and Hampton Alfred Hillier. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Funeral Notices. &nbsp; EDGE.—The Relatives and Friends of &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. E. EDGE are respect- &...
ETHERIC WHIRLPOOLS POWERFUL WHIRLPOOLS AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
ETHER1C WHIRLPOOLS POWERFUL WHIRLPOOLS AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS Radio waves are often pictured by a stone hurled into a pond, causing rip ples in all directions says Orrin E- Dun lap, .iunr. writing in 'The Scientific American.' The larger the stone and the greater the force, the larger will be the waves and the farther they will travel. Here the analocv ends because the power of radio waves is Jiot de pendent upon their size. The amperes hi the aerial circuit and the pressure in volts between the aerial and the ground are what count in broadcasting. He goes on: This ethereal energy may be very strong, despite the fact that it is in visible. So powerful were the electro magnetic impulses broadcast from Mac Millan's ship in the arctic that the electric lishts on board would glow by radio power although disconnected from the current. One member of the crew told how he placed an incande scent lamp on the pillow in his bunk and when the transmitter was in ope ration the bulb would emit ligh...
STUDIO ARTISTS HOW THEY ARE PICKED [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
STUDIO ARTISTS j — ? i HOW THEY ARE PICKED An illustration of the arduous task of the Programme Board of the British Broadcasting Co. !s provided 1-v the fact that they give about 700 auditions a week to prospective broadcastiug artists. 'In the earlv days of the British Broadcasting Ct..' said an official of the companv. 'we invited all kinds of j nsnnlo tr, ivi/tifinjic. ThpTl- wlipll PCODlp had not realised the value of broad casting experience, we were very glad to get hold of anyone. Now. however, the standard is so much higher that wc cannot cope with the hundreds of people vrho consider they are fitted for broadcast ing. and. at. the same time, regard the career as remunerative to anyone who adopts it. 'The applicant in the future will not be given p- audition merely by signing his or her name on a form. He will now be required to ..ring a letter from an actor or an actress, singer, school of music, or other guarantor, that he has some special attribute for l.roadcast ing. 'A...
HOUSE DESTROYED FIRE AT ASHGROVE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
; HOUSE DESTROYED FIRE AT ASHGROVE ' ; A ten-roomed house, which was being re-erected in Buchan -street, St., John's Wood ' Estate, Ashgrove, was totally de stroyed by fire on Saturday afternoon. ' .. - ? The building, which^ formed part of I the original St. JohtTs Wood Estate, btraed by the late Judge Harding, had been shifted from its former site, 200 yards away. The re-^rection' was almost completed, aud during Saturday morning men were eugaged burning old pamt from the walls. Shortly after they had .ceased work for the day it was noticed that the building was on fire. ? ? ' The brigade was summoned, and en gines from the head station and Ithaca turned out. -j The nearest water was in -;? Ithaca Creek, 700. yardB away, and au engine had to be used to pump the water. ' Jiy the time the firemen had the hoses Jlaid and a supply of water to hand Hthe flames, fanned by a strong westerly wind, had a good hold. ' The cedar tini :i-CTS o£ the building burned like match wood, and all the...