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Versatile Australian Writer [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
Versatile Australian Writer One of the well-known authors who will contribute to the fiction pages of The Australian Women's Weekly is Miss Jessie Urquhart, of Bellevue Hill, Syd- ney. Miss Urquhart was born in Sydney. She is the daughter of Mr. William Urquhart, late Comptroller - Gen- eral of Prisons in N.S.W. On her return from a year's study abroad, she wrote numerous descrip- tive articles for Australian and New Zealand papers. "Giving Amber a Chance," "The His- tory of the Drama in N.S.W.," and her novel, "Wayside," are familar to readers. "The Hebridean," her latest story, will be published shortly. Miss Urquhart.
Connie's Letter My Dear Pals [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
Connie's Letter My Dear Pals, &nbsp; I was very happy to get such a lot of nice contributions from you. Many of you have written some very good stories, but they are a little too long, so I would like you in future to make your stories no more than 200 or 250 words. The best letter this week comes from Joyce Buffet, of "Bundywalla," Berry, for which she receives a prize of 5/. Joyce, who until the end of last year lived at Petersham, is now on a dairy farm at Berry. During the last school holidays Betty had two of her friends staying with her. They went exploring one day, "and," says Betty, "we came upon a beautiful waterfall about 30 feet high; it was a marvellous sight, and yet, when we gazed around us, every- thing seemed so weird. We were en- closed by steep walls of clay and rock, while thick bushes jutted out from be- tween the rocks, making the gully so dark and unreal." Among many other things, Betty says she collects poems and photographs of prominent writers. Don't...
CROSSWORD No. 2 ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
CROSSWORD No. 2 1. Something very sticky 5. Out size (int.) 7. Preposition 9. Short for Lucy 10. Reply IL Myself 12. Preposition 13. Pronoun 15. On—or sea DOWN 2. Behold! 3. We 4. To tread heavily 6. Moves 8. A number 9. A lion 13 Ha! H. East and North (int.) A prize or 5/ will be given for the neatest, correct solution received before June 24. Results of Crossword No. 1 and painting competition will be published in next week's
FOR FUN AND FANCY [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
FOR FUN AND FANCY Grandpa: "And how do you like school Willy?" Willy: "Closed best. Grandpa!" Can you think of a word of five letters ending in "cht"? You will think first of all there can be no word like that in the English dictionary, but think hard before you look at the answer below. Here is a clue—the word will make you think of the seaside. Answer: Yacht. Prize Card to Betty Robinson, 339 King St., Newtown. Why are church bells like naughty children? Answer: Because they are never silent when tolled (told). Why are some teeth like verbs? Answer: Because they are regular, irregular, and defective.
STRANGE! [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
STRANGE ! Becos my Daddy's all growed up, An' I'se a tiny tot, He tells me t'ings 'at I mus' do, An' t'ings 'at I mus' not. But all th' time it puzzles me, 'Cos all th' t'ings he says He do'sn' do like he tells me, But does 'em ozzer ways. 'Cos w'en I hurted all my fum, One day I fell at play, He say, jus' smile, an' like your Dad You'll bc a man some day. But when I s'pects to see him smile Th' day he bump his head, He made a funny face, an' say Some naughty words instead. For this clever verse Ruby Smith, of "Oleni" 3 Church Street, Canterbury, will be given a prize of 10/. Why is a horse more intelligent than a mouse or rat? Answer: Because it can run away when in a trap.
HAVE NOT LOST A MATCH A. GRADE [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
HAVE NOT LOST A MATCH A. GRADE Magpie United, leaders of the B. Grade competition, have not yet lost a match. Thirteen have been played, and their points 52, Blue Birds 40, Wanderers 36, Waratah 36, G. and Y. 32, Wallaroos 28, Sno Foam 20, Cheerio 20, P.AL. 19, Paramount 12, Wenty Meths. 8, and Koala 4. B. GRADE Sunshine, leaders of the Cumberland District Vigoro Association's A. Grade competition, won all eleven games in the first round, but on the first game of the second round were beaten by Happy Go Lucky. Sunshine now lead by 12 points and total 48. Three G.'s 36, Felix 33, Royals 32, Bond Industries 31, Argus 30, Magpie, Happy Go Lucky and Two Blues 26, Kookaburra 12, Manchester 8. Hawaiians, leaders of the C. Grade Argus Cup competition, have been un- defeated to date. This team was the last of the C. Grade teams to affiliate with the Association, and the majority of players had not played vigoro before.
Our Weekly Golf Hint [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
Our Weekly Golf Hint WITH beginners and moderate players, many strokes are lost recovering from sand bunkers. The thought of a sand "trap" strikes terror into the heart of a "tyro." If the ball is lying cleanly on the floor of a bunker it is just as easy to hit as if it were on the fairway. Do not forget that you must take a club with suf- ficient loft to be sure of clearing the bank in front. If the ball is embedded in soft sand or lie close np against the bunker face, close to the green, the explosion shot with a fairly heavy niblick is the safest. Aim about one and a half inches behind the ball, driving the club well down under it.
SPORTING SHORTS To Help Hospital [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
SPORTING &nbsp; SHORTS To Help Hospital The first annual Combined Clubs' Cricket ball, in aid of the Royal Hos- pital for Women, will be held at Mark Foy's on June 29. His Excellency the Governor-General and Lady Isaacs will be present. * * * Country Star Miss Ruth Kennedy, of Rouchel, one of the State's best junior players, and the holder of the State schoolgirls' championship, played true to form in the Upper Hunter tennis tournament, played at Muswellbrook last week. On this occasion she won the local ladies' single championship. * * * Skittles Shades of Raleigh! A ladies' skittle team arrived in Sydney last week from Melbourne to play a friendly match with our local players. The skittle alleys are at Goodwood, in the Illawarra district. The visiting team is comprised of Mrs. Zachariah (president), Mesdames Witt, Seeburger, Beyer, Bombal, and Miss Dietrich. The Sydney team, of which Mrs. Siedel is president, won. Mrs. Asmis, wife of the Consul-General for Germany, was amo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
THIS PASTE TO CLEANSE AND POLISH THIS ANTISEPTIC TO KILL GERMS Listerine Toothpaste removes film faster IT is true that Listerine Tooth Paste will cleanse your teeth thoroughly and give them a marvellous brilliance and lustre. It is true also that it will remove germs from gum and tooth surfaces. But Science now says that such treatment is not sufficient to combat tooth decay properly. After such cleansing, the gums and teeth should be rinsed with Listerine (the safe antiseptic), because dental authorities have now found that the lactobacillus germ causes tooth decay. Listerine Antiseptic is fatal to this germ, as it is to all others. Then you know that you are killing the germs which cause tooth trouble and at the same time you are cleansing the mouth and rendering the breath sweet and agreeable. Made in Australia by the Lambert Pharmacal Company (Aust.) Ltd., Sydney. LISTERINE TOOTH PASTE o cleanse and polish LISTERINE ANTISEPTIC germs
Coveted Area to City Girls [Newspaper Article] — The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) — 17 June 1933
Coveted Area to City Girls ANNOUNCEMENT that the Lands De- &nbsp; partment intended handing over to the City Girls' Amateur Sports Associ- ation 10 acres of land at Maroubra for playing fields came in the nature of a shock to other sporting bodies. At one time City Girls were perhaps the most representative body of sport- ing girls in New South Wales. The fact that they organised a Girls' Week in 1927, at which all sporting bodies co- operated, and were successful in rais- ing the sum of nearly £5000, speaks for itself. This money was raised for the purpose of procuring grounds. MANY CHANGES Since then there have been many changes, and City Girls are more or less quite unrepresentative as far as the other State associations are concerned. Last year an Australian Women's