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SELECTING COLOUR SCHEMES NEED FOR CAREFUL PLANNING [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
SELECTING COLOUR SCHEMES NEED FOR CAREFUL PLANNING Colour schemes for summer out fits need careful planning now that it is no longer a question of matching everything with one chosen colour, but of choosing one basic colour and introducing oth ers that are just right to strike a lively note of contrast, or chime in with a delightful haimony. Some women, unsure of their taste in this direction, 'play safe' with col ours, and merely achieve monotony in their appearance. Others are a little too bold, and bring In a bright but discordant colour that upsets the whole plan. If you have decided on a main col our for your new outfit the following colour details selected by four know ledgeable women in their respective dress plans may afford some guidance: The first woman lives in a town, and has determined on black as a bas ic colour ot her wardrobe. She is choosing blouses in three different colours to wear with her black suit. One is in cherry washing silk, a sec ond is in white voile, an...
ALLUNGA Veteran's Surprising Speed VICTORIA PARK SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
ALLUNGA Veteran's Surprising Speed VICTORIA PARK SYDNEY, Thursday. Allunga showed surprising speed for a veteran over half a mile at Victoria Park this morn ing, and in his present fresh condition, he can gallop as well as ever. Useful, rather than fast work was the order at Randwick, the most in teresting gallopers being Red Thes pian, Reception, Yours Truly and Diogenes. Many Ways galloped up to the standard of a good filly at Moore field, which suggested that she has done well since her success at Robo hill. Randwick gallops were on the A grass track with the flags ouj 30 feet. Three furlongs: Connette, Air Link 40, Country Cub 41, Bristol 421. Four furlongs: Diogenes 503, Gret clien 51, Cross Patch, Pimms B2 (along the back), Black Nero 52, Sydney and Prospector 521. Five furlongs: Reception 1.5, Red Thespian 1.5}, Disalto 1.5$, Quota tion and Fisk 1.6, General Wollce 1-6J, Padua and Enchant 1.61, Iliades and Raiding Party 1.75, Old Rowley and Progress 1.8, Mickey Rooney 1.10, H...
TATT.'S RACES Saturday's Events ACCEPTANCES SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
TAIL'S RACES Saturday's Events ACCEPTANCES SYDNEY, Thursday. Acceptances for the first day of Tattersall's meeting at Randwick on Saturday: — HURDLE RACE About One Milo and Three-quarters (1.30) at Jfc st lb Spearbine . 11 3 Beau Ideal 9 0 Tower Hill 10 4 Keswick . 9 0 Berrima . 9 10 Roley's Glaucus . 9 10 Choice . 9 0 Tweedside 9 9 Jester's Lockslea . 9 6 Lady . . 9 0 King Otho 9 0 Littlo Stan 9 0 JUVENILE STAKES Five Furlongs (2.5) Many Ways 8 12 Sbiehallion 7 7 Sobersides 8 8 Serenade . 7 6 Our Barney 8 5 John Red Peruke . . 8 1 mond . . 7 6 Hydra ..8 1 Session ..7 5 Dawn Mary 8 0 Gigli . . 7 5 Tidal Wave 7 10 Spun Wool 7 4 Roxford . . 7 9 CARRINGTON STAKES Six furlongs (2.45). Delmestor ..9 7 Blue Baron . 7 5 ''osnr .. . . 8 13 Diamond Jocular . . 8 8 Wedding . . 7 5 Bradford ... 8 3 Anne .. ... 7 4 [Irey Derby . 7 12 Jazbeau ... 7 4 Denis ? 7 12 Tyrannus ... 7 0 Petruchlo .. 7 11 Cigarette ... 6 12 Reception ..7 9 Jiogenes ..67 Talkalot ... 7 5 NOVICE HANDICAP One Mile, (3.20) ...
WHY WE FIGHT War Aims of the Allies MR. ABBOTT'S VIEWS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
WHY IE FIOHT War Aims of the Allies MR. ABBOTT'S VIEWS Speaking at the Wlngen Bush tnert's Carnival, the President, Mr. J. P. Abbott, acid that when he performed a similar ceremony last year he said it was the wish of all that pea:e might reign on earth and that the nations would not be embroiled in war. The carnival was held three months after the Munich agreement be tween Germany, Italy, France and Britain. At that time no man had worked harder or more faithfully to preserve tho ideals of peace than the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Mr. Cham berlain. There were some people who criticised him for his efforts and said that in flying to the Continent to meet Hitler he lowered the prestige of Bri tain and her Allies, and that his ef forts would be vain and futile. 'To me the matter never appeared In that light,' said Mr. Abbott. 'It seemed to me that Mr. Chamberlain was exploring every avenue to pre vent the tragedy of the world war. However, war was not to be averted. The Minister...
KING'S QUOTATION Mystery is Solved BY ITS AUTHORESS LONDON, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
KING'S QUOTATION Mystery is Solved BY ITS AUTHORESS ('Mercury' Service) LONDON. Dec. 27. ? While Miss M. L. Hasklns, a novelist and poet living at Crow borough (Sussex), was listening to the Empire on Christmas Day, she heard his Majesty quote the following lines: » 'I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year, 'Give me light that I may tread safely into the un known.' . And he replied, 'Go out into, the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way'.' Miss Hasklns said to-day that the quotation sounded familiar, but that she did not realise immediately that she herself had written the lines as an introduction to a volume of verse called 'The Desert,' which was pri vately printed and circulated many years ago. Miss Haskins said that the poem containing the quotation was called 'God Knows.' She confessed that she remembered only vaguely the cir cumstances in which the lines were written. 'It was before 1914,...
BLOOD-TYPING THE A.I.F. TRANSFUSIONS IN THE FRONT LINE [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
BLOOD-TYPING THE A.I.F. TRANSFUSIONS IN THE FRONT LINE The 'blood-type' of every member of the Second A.I.F. will be recorded in hispaybook and also inscribed on the back of his identity disc, so that men who are severely wounded may be given blood transfusions without loss of time. Blood of the four principal types will be available to surg eons of the Australian Army Medical Corps in mobile 'blood banks,' with refrigerators, in which it may be kept for long periods and transported to advanced dressing stations near the front line. ????«. It is believed that the A.I.F. will be the first of the Allied armies to have the blood-type of every mail classified in advance. The system of typing and blood banks was used with success during the war In Spain, but lias not yet been adopted for the British Expeditionary Force. The classification of the blood of the members of the 10th Brigade and the 1st Australian General Hos pital. numbering more than GtiOO men, will begin on January 2, and I...
SECOND DEATH Family Trapped In Blazing Hut MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
SECOND, DEATH Family Trapped In Blazing Hut MELBOURNE, Thursday. The second of three children who were trapped with their parents in their blazing bag home at Yellow Creek on Christmas night, died in hospital at Boechworth. The parents, William Clark, a pros pector, and his 27-year-old wife, are still In a critical condition. Hazel (6) died shortly after she was admitted to hospital, and Ralph (10) yesterday, Evelyn (3) is also in hos pital,
SOLDIERS RAID BAR Trouble at Moss Vale MOSS VALE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
SOLDIERS RAID BAR Trouble at Moss Vale MORS VALE. Thursday. Members of the Second A.I.F. from other States, travelling from Sydney to Melbourne by train, raided the bar at the railway re freshment room on Tuesday night. Police had to be called to restore order. The troops stormed the bar as soon as the train stopped, and, It is alleged, some of them began to help them selves to bottles of beer and spirits. The girl in charge of the liar, unable to control the soldiers, sent for the wife of the manager When she had explained to the men that any shortage would have to be made good by the staff, the majority became orderly, but police assistance was necessary to control a small sec tion. Goulbtirn station was warned in ad vance of the arrival of the train, and the bar was placed- out of bounds to the troops.
FINNS STILL HOLD THEIR OWN ON ALL FRONTS UNREST REPORTED IN RUSSIA SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED, STATE COMMENTATORS ("Mercury" Service) LONDON, December 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
FINNS STILL HOLD THEIR OWN ON ALL FRONTS ; UNREST REPORTED IN RUSSIA _ ? ? ? ? HI ? 4 ? SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED, STATE v-' commentators ('Mercury' Service) LONDON, December 27. The Red Army was hurled back on aSS points but re gathered its strength in the hope of smashing the Man nerheim Line between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Fin land. The Finns repulsed three assaults in 24 hours, but the conflict continues to rage. * The Finnish communique refers to heavj'* gunfire and records the capture of eight tanks and some German-made ammunition. Russian engineers are reported to be transforming the highway from Liinaha mari to Salmi jar vi into a railway in order to facilitate the moving of men and munitions. Heavy snow has halted the Russian offensive in the Petsamo dist rict. An Associated Press message states that Russia is calling up - more men. According to the 'Daily Tele graph' Moscow correspondent, the Russian communique briefly . reports assaults on the Manenr helm Line yesterday as ...
NEW BRITISH MINEFIELD Protection For Shipping LONDON, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
NEW BRITISH MINEFIELD Protection For Shipping ('Mercury' Service) LONDON, Dec. 27. Great Britain is laying a vast new minefield to protect her own and neutral shipping from U-boat attacks. Scores of thousands of mines will be laid. The new field stretches for 500 miles along the east coast of Bri tain, and extends out to sea for 30 miles. It will provide an eight-mile wide safe fairway for British and neutral shipping. A Montevideo message says that the five British captains and 55 sea men who were prisoners on board the Admiral Graf Spee, but were re leased when the steamer ran into Montevideo, left Uruguay yesterday on a British liner.
Wounded Left To Die Of Cold. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
Wounded Left To Die Of Cold The 'Times' correspondent in Stockholm reports that the Finns note that the Russians take little care of their wounded, who are left to die of cold and exposure. This difference is exemplified by the absence of identification badges, which are customary in other ar mies. Plucky and determined as is the re sistance- which the Finns are making to the invasion by the numericallysu perior forces of the Russians, the suc cess which appears to have attended their campaigns against such odds, has evoked enthusiastic admiration from the British public. Commenting on the laconic but sig nificent claim in the Finnish official communique regarding operations at Leiksa 'operations have moved to the other side of the frontier.' the 'Even- ing Standard' says that Finland 'has taught the invader that behind the forests and ice there is a band of free men, ready to defend their independ ence.' Military .correspondents in news papers pay a tribute to the skilful tac tics ...
RED OFFICIAL DISMISSED Pact With Germany Disliked LONDON, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
RED OFFICIAL DISMISSED Pact With Germany Disliked ('Mercury' Service.) LONDON, Dec. 27. It is revealed in Moscow that the Counsellor to the Soviet Em bassy in Berlin (M. Astakoff) has been dismissed. He was Charge d'Affairs in Berlin during the negotiations that led up to the Russo-German Pact. According to the Moscow corres pondent of the 'New York Times' the Pact with Germany is becoming in creasingly unpopular with the Russian people. Rightly or wrongly, they are asso ciating the presenL shortage of butter, sugar and milk in Moscow, which is more extensive than usual, with the German Pact and the Finnish war. Although it is probably silly to sus pect the Germans of depriving the Soviet of milk, adds the correspond ent, the Russian citizens are noticing how Germans plunder tho stores of huge quantities of butter and sugar to send to their families in Germany. Tho Russian people are also asking questions about the deadlock in Fin land, and the absence of a revolt in favour of the '...
SCHOOLBOY INVENTS NEW AERIAL BOMB. LONDON, December 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
SCHOOLBOY INVENTS NEW AERIAL BOMB . (From a Special Correspondent) LONDON, December 9. John Clough, 13-years-old schoolboy, of Utley, near Keighley, Yorkshire, has invented a new type of aerial bomb, and a Ministry of Supply expert, who has been examining the . plans, says John had a 'first-class idea.' . With two school friends — Gordon Pask, aged 12, and David Anderson, 13 — John has spent eight months working out the plans, which have now passed a preliminary inspection by Government research experts. John, who goes to Rydal junior school, Colwyn Bay, North Wales, where he is described by the master as a mechan ical genius, talked about his invention this week. 'I got the idea for the bomb during the summer holidays, and I worked out the details while I was in sick bay with a chill at school this term,' he said. 'Pask is good at chemistry, and he suggested what chem icals were wanted. Anderson helped to work out how to re- j lease the bomb,'.
IN AIR FORCE Indian Prince's Son LONDON, December 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
IN AIR FORCE Indian Prince's Son ? (From A Special Correspondent) LONDON, December 9. The first Indian to join the Royal Air Force is the fifth son of a prince, and is learning, with a unit near Lon don, to become a flight rigger. He is Nawabzada Mchainmed Eli teshan Ali Khan, son of Lijut.-Colonel H.H. the Nawab of Jaora, ruler over 10,000 people in his Central Indian State, but he does not expect to be come an officer. He is 21. At the outbreak of war lie was about to return to l.is father's pal ace after two years' training in an English motor c-r factory in accord ance with the wish of the Nawab that his seven sons should have useful oc cupations. Ho asked the Prince's permission through Major P. F. Norbury, his guar dian in England. Back came the reply: '1 have no objection. rjet the hoy do his best to servo the country.' The son applied to the R.A.F. Fts eyesight proved to bo not good enough for flying, but he joiiud th~ ranks. Now he is undergoing disciplinary training prepar...
YOUTH WOUNDED Investigating Noise In Yard SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
YOUTH WOUNDED Investigating Noise In Yard SYDNEY. Thursday. When investigating a noise in tho yard of his homo, Victor Robins, 19, of May-street, Leichhardt, was acci dentally shot in the left shouldev last night. Suspecting that tliioves were in the yard, ho took a rifle with him. On reaching the yard, he found that the noise was made by cats. IIo dropped the butt of the rifle on the ground, and this discharged the cart ridge,
Dublin Ringed by Steel [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
Dublin Rinsed bu Steel ('Mercury' Service) DUBLIN/ December 21. k The, cjty.was ringed by . t steel - from dawn, as the ??vmilitary tightened the cor Idon in order to ascertain | the : whereabouts of - 1 ,000, 000 rounds of ammunition stolen on Saturday from ?the Phoenix Park Maga zine. Armoured cars patrolled the roads, wjiile troops examined every passing vehicle. Patrols found : a quarter of a ton of missing ammunition hidden ,at Wicklpw, where the search was ex rfenclefl to Kildare, Carlow andKil kenny. Government -agents investi-. gated suspected houses in Dublin.: ' Nine members of the magazine guard have been detained pending the conclusion of an inquiry and five suspects were remanded in con nection with the raid. A drive against the . Republicans was ' launched at Belfast, but there; were no arrests.
MR. VEREKER IS RELEASED Reaches Oslo From Germany LONDON, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
MR. VEREKER IS RELEASED Reaches Oslo From Germany ('Mercury' Service) LONDON, Dec. 27. Mr. Gordon Vereker, the British, diplomat, has been released by Ger many. He has arrived in Oslo. Mr. Vereker, who is a cousin of the British Commander-in-Chief in France (Lord Gort), was attached to the British Embassy in Moscow. He was on his way to England when arrested, before taking up an appointment in Bolivia, a South American republic. He went to Riga from Moscow and embarked on an Esthonian ship for Stockholm. A German cruiser inter cepted the ship and took it to Swine munde (Prussia), where Mr. Vereker was taken off. Tho German Official News Agency later revealed that the German secret police had checked his jour ney at all points.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 28 December 1939
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