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WILL DISPUTE. Princess's Last Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
wn I DISPUTE. Princess's Last Letter' A will written in pencil by a pnncesi an the back of a marriage certificate shortly before she committed suicide by throwing herself into the .sea at Monte Carlo figured in an action in me i«niiou Probate Court last month. ?_?-.? ? The dispute concerned the £30,000 estate of Mme Villemant, who, before her mar riage, was Princess Duleep Singh, the daughter of a former , Maharajah Duleep 'ier sister, Mrt. Pauline Torry, of King street, London, W., propounded a will iated April 13, 1925, under which she was residnarv leeatee. Dr. Barnardo'i Home*, one of the defendants, set up a will made on September 15, 1928, by which they re ceived the whole of fhe estate. Mrs. Faith Burton, of Paris, who proved the signature on the will of September, 1926, agreed that in 1923 Mme Villemant was in a nursing home kept by Dr. Crouch tt Ascot. Sir Ellis Hume-Williams (croisexamin ing)— Did Mr. Crouch tell you she was perfectly childish and that some days -she would...
Ties For To-day. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
Tics For To-day. ' Metropolitan ' Singles Championship.— 1.S0 p.m.-^G. M. Hone v. R. L. Shepherd (8nal-.. :Man'» A Grade Cbamploniliip Doubles.— -4 p.m.— D. Melllsh and B. h. Shepherd v. K. B. and -0. M. Hone (final). . ? , Women's Championship Doubles. — 2.30 p.m.— Iss K. LeMeisurier and MUs D. Weston v. Miss I. Hone and Miss E. Collison. : ' Mixed Championship Doubles. — 9 . a.mi— D. Hellish and Mks D. Weston r. R. B. Hone and Miss E. Lawrence. 11 a.m. — D.. P. . Turnbull md Ui» K. LeMcEturicr t. D. Melllsh and Miss D. Weston or It. B. Hone and Miss E. Lawrence. Hen's B Grade Championship Singles. — 9 a.m. — G. de V. Boslsto v. H. F. McLean. 1 p.m.— C. Drew v. G. de T. Botlrto or H. X. Mc Lean. Men'? B Grade Championship Doubles.— 11 a.m. — G. A. Hoylc and R. A. Goode V. A. C. Dunes and H. F. McLean, B. Sawers and D. Barker y. U, E. Thomaa and A. H. FinlaysoD. 3 D.m.— 0. A. Hovle and H. A. Goode or A. S. Darifj and H. F. McLean t. .K. Savren and D. Barker or B. E. Thomaa ayl A. B....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
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COLLISION AT EDWARDSTOWN. Driver Injured. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
COLLISION AT EDWARDSTOWN. Driver Injured. At the intersection of Marion and Sweetman roads, near the Edwardstown railway crossing, on Monday night, a motor truck, driven by Mr. David Edwin White, put farmer, of Marion, collided with a motor car driven by Mr. Frederick Tappin Wheeler, blacksmith, of Rozells avenue. Colonel Light Gartens. Both vehicles were much damaged, and Mr. Wheeler received injuries to his head, which necessitated bis removal to a pri vate hospital. Mrs. Wheeler and two daughters were also in the car, and one of the daughters sustained minor injuries. The driver of the truck was unhurt.
ARTIFICIAL COTTON. New British Industry. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
ARTIFICIAL COTTON. New British Industry. Lancashire and Yorkshire cotton mills, which- have lost in recent yean so, much of their., export trade, will, it is hoped, bo placed in . a position next ' summer wmen - war enaoie taem to ' meet all foreign competition and' recapture the Far .Eastern markets. Between three and four million .'pounds of artificial . cotton is now being grown in Essex and Sussex which is expected- to be available in July to every cotton' spinner in the country at a fixed crice of 6d. a lb.. an immediate saving of at least 4d. a ft. on what they ore now paying. This artificial' cotton is being grown, in - England to produce ah annual crop sufficient in quantity and quality to meet the demand of the 'coarse count' required for the entire cotton industry. It can be treated, it is stated, by the existing cotton machinery without a penny being expended on new plant, and the yarn can be blended, as sotton is, with artificial silk, silk, and wool, taking the most del...
BRIGHTON CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
BRIGHTON CELEBRATIONS. On New Year's Eve the Brighton Muni cipal and the Colonel Light Gardens Band played selections on the Brighton Rotunda and manv of the younger section of the crowd danced on the lawns. At midnight the mayor of Brighton (Mr. A. W. Silver) addressed the gathering, and wished all the best of good luck for the coming year. He also stressed the poidt that economy must be the watchword for the future, for the Commonwealth, the State, and the individual. At the conclusion of the mayor's speech the largest crowd that has ever assembled at Brighton on New, Year's Eve sang 'Auld Lang Syne.' - .
BEAUTY BEFORE BICEPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
BEAUTY BEFORE BICEPS. After training 10,000 pupils in gymnas tics, Mr. Rudolf Uberliolzer has retired He haa imparted instruction for 44 years, rod he holds the opinion that. girls should be graceful without being able to brag of big muscle in the way that men do. 'A girl is not nice with big miigcle*,' be said. 'She should aim at grace and deportment. Swedish drill, skipping, classical danc ing, and the vaulting horse will make her agile and graceful without producing bi(r muscles.' He advised them, however, to leave the parallel bars alone.
SPORT OVERSEAS. Peltger to Visit Australia. BERLIN, December 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
SPORT OVERSEAS. Pehier to Vint Awtrafia. ? BERLIN.' December 30. Despite the prohibition issued by the German' Athletic Union, with which Peltier has been, frequently at logger heads. Feltzer has decided to accept the invitation to compete in Australia. Peltzcr did well in pedestrianism during 1026 and 1S27. He held the amateur records for 800 and 1,500 metres in 1926, the former gained at Stamford Bridge and the latter in Budapest. At present, he Btill holds the former record and has' that for 1,000 yards. NEW ZEALANDER BOXER OUT CLASSED. OSLO,' December 30. ' The Norwegian boxer, 'Ihlen to-day knocked out' the New Zealander, George Modrick, in the second round.
THE WOUNDED WASP. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
THE WODNTDED WASP. The scoutmaster was teaching hit troop to be kind to animals. Suddenly one of tbe listeners jumped up with a yell and then bufst into tears. 'Whyl Johnnie, what's the matter?1 asked the scoutmaster, breaking off in his talk, l * 'Oh, sir,' whined ihe lad, 'Tve just gone and put ray hand on a wasp!' The scoutmaster looknd. aterti. 'Johnnie,' he said, 'A scout should be ' brave. He shouldn't cry whea he's bad an accident.' 'It Jm't that, sir,' protested Johnnie. Tn airtid rv« hurt - the poor Httta
SPIRIT MESSAGE. "From Capt. Hinchcliffe." [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
SPIRIT MESSAGE. 'From iiapt. HidchcUffe.' 8npposed messages from tie dead »ir man, Capt. RincbliSe, rektiug to hit attempted flight across the Atlantic, were described last month br Mrs, Hinchuff*. at a meeting of epiritnalista at the Carton ,t aall, Westminster, organited by Mis» E. Stead. ' JItb, Hincbliffc, who was dressed in a vivid scarlet gown, made nt- -direct teic-1 rence to Capt. Hinchliffe'a companion oa lis flight, an the had been asked to re frain. Hundreds of the public were unable ti» gain admittance to the hall, which was crowded an hour before Mrs. HincUido /4 spoke. On the arrival of Mrs. Hinchliffft in her car the crowd rushed forward to greet her, bpt, were pressed back by the) police. At the end of the gathering cheers were called for VCapt. Hmchliffe. who hag helped ns so greatly, to-night by na testimony, to the truth of the after life.' Miss Stead, daughter of tbe late W; T. Stead, in introducing the lecturer, empha tically denied that Mrs. Hinchliffo wag bein...
STRANGE LAW SUIT. Girl Who Came Back. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
STRANGE UWSMT. Girl Who Came Back. A remarkable law suit between * legiti mate daughter and the adopted daughter of her parents has been decided by. the Civil Court of Marseilles. ' ' ? -?? Some 30 yeara ago M. and Mme. Ber trend kept a shop at Algiers. They had only one child,- Louise, who, when sho was about 16 years of age, left home. They could- not find her; and by way of consolation they adopted Lucy Leclerc from a Government home for abandoned children. ? ? .; ? .:.-.--.--? - The Bertrands, who are well totdo,;gave? Lucy a good education, bestowed -on her the name of Lucy Bertrand, and did not reveal to her that she -was not their daughter. Lucy went to the 'conserva- toire' of Algiers, where she obtained first prizes for singing and piano playing. With the consent of M. and Mme. Ber trand she went on the Rtage, and was very successful as an opera singer at Algiers nnd_ Marseilles. She was performing at Algiers in 1915 at a matinee given for the benefit of war orphans, when, ...
AUNT MARIA SAYS:— [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
AUNT MARIA SAYS:— Mrs. 'iggins'n rheumatism get« worse. She's cot a touch of it on 'er 'ip. I sup pose it's hypnotism.* Mv ninner wants an ark for 'is birth day 'You know.' 'e says, .'the one the 'crald angels sing.' My old man 'as gone and broken one of 'is front teeth. That's wot comes of trying to drink out of a bottle when v on 're in a motor coach. Cuthbert 'ad an awful stummick ache yesterdav, and the doctor sayi Vs got to diet. So now I'm puzzling me 'ead off tryinc to choose a dye. Tbe teacher asks my nipper wot quartz is. 'A lot of pints,' 'e says, and gets punished for it. . . '. ? Z told 'imit-waa because 'e didnft tell the teacher 'ow many pints. ? * , ..)?';? ' '.????? -;,
A KING'S GRATITUDE Royal Pensioners in Many Lands. Nellie M. Scanlan. LONDON. November 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
AKINGSGRATITUDE RoyalPensioners inMany V. NdjjeftlScanlan.' .-»-.. . LOXDOV Nnremh*,. Oft . ^Wlien Charles II. was routed at the Battle of Worcester, he bid in an oak tree »t Boseobel, near Wolverhampton, in order to escape from Cromwell's soldiers. le. was' sheltered that day by a yeoman family named Pendrell. .--.? Charles Stuart remembered with gratitude thLs loyal ser nceV and when 'he wag safely back upon he throne . of England, he bestowed a. bounty, on the Pendrells, and decreed by coyal.'charter that a pension, should be paid' annually to the Pendrell family, out of rent*, collected from Roundheads in a dozen English counties. ' There are now 12 direct descendants drawing this royal pension now scattered over the world. But the l*t to/bear the old name is a pretty girl of 23, Miss Flor ence Pendrell, who lives in New Zea and. When riie marries, the name of Pendrell will cease to 'appear upon the royal pay roll. -Another member of the amity drawing the pension is in Canada, &...
DECREASED STATE REVENUE. RESULTS OF HALF-YEAR'S FINANCING. THE NEED FOR A FEDERAL GRANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
DECREASED STATE REVENUE* ? ♦ ? RESULTS OF HALF-YEAR'S FINANCING. .' ' — ' ?» THE NEED FOR A FEDERAL GRANT. With - commendable promptitude, the approximate revenue an! expat* diture returns for the quarter and half.ytar .tvtre . msJe available ky the Treasury on Monday. - There was a comparative rieeflne of £210,212 In tbe . receipts, and the expenditure was lower by £65,989 than for the first six months of 1927-28. ? Reviewing the returns, the Treasurer (Hon; R. h. Butler) remarked that the revenue figures showed that the revenue from' succession duties for the first sue months of the year was somewhat on the low side, but no great attention need be given to that fact,. as there was still ample time for the receipts from this source to reach the total amount esti mated for the year.' .Owing to the nature of this particular form of taxation it was well known that 'great fluctuations were shown in the collections in the different quarters.'. The receipts from land and in come tax. far...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Deficit for Six Months, £435,888. PERTH. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Deficit for Six Months, £435,888. PERTH. ITonilHV lne state revenue for December was £I,134,3», compared with £1,098^91' for the same month of last year. The ex penditure was £983,478 against £986334. leaving a surplus of £150,871 against a surplus of £141.757. The total deficit for the six months 'of the financial year was £435,883, compared with a deficit of £337,500.
SHARK PERIL Man's Daring Attack. MELBOURNE. Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
SHARK PERIL Man's Daring Attack. AlELBOURNE. Wednesday! Bathers at Aspendale were ' afraid - to venture too far into the sea this morn- ing, after the .appearance of two sharks, one of which appeared to be onlv 6 ft from. the shore. Mr. Frank 'Smythe,' secretary- of the Blackbird Lifesaving Gtib, went' to the beach armed with an - axe, and . waded into the water. He struck the shark with the axe on the back of the head; but the monster had evidently not been severely injured, as it swam away. . The second shark,' about 15 it, in length, was seen shortly- before 10 o'clock, and was then Ihore than 100 yards from the shore. Mr.. S-'ythe and P..C.~Coe, of Aspendale, rowed but. in » boat, -bat were' unable to approach near. enough, to the shark, to use' .the harpoon and axe they had taken with them. Both sharks were seen several times:' ?'?'? -
MAN FOUND DEAD. Police Investigating [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
MAN FOUND DEAD. Po&e inrestintinF. :Jjaie on,juonday atternoon tbe police were called to a house on- North ter race east,, where they found JErneBt Henrjc Luke :(-49), sittinr on a.'diair in one of the livuig-r;ooms, apparently dead. He was taken to the Adelaide Hospital, where Dr. C.' Songster pronounced life extinct ' ? ; Tbe police are preparing a 'report for the Coroner.' ,.'. .* ? .... ' The auctioneer was putting up a lovely' parrot and its cage - v 'Twenty-five francs.' 'Another fifty.'-- ?? . J 'Forty francs.' ' r' ' ' ? 'Another fifty.' -. ''.This- went on .until the 'parrot was knocked .down ' for 3,000 '. francs. The shortsighted acutioneer looked -round for the bidder, and found that the parrot had been eying, .'Another fifty.'* . s. . , .'r;; ' ? -'? ' ? ? ? ,' ? ?? ??'???'. -1
KING'S ILLNESS. Continued from Page 7. FAMILY NOT ALARMED. Prince of Wales Remains Absent LONDON. December 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
KING'S ILLNESS. Continued^ f roni 'Pago 7. FAMILY NOT ALARMED. — ♦ Prince of Wales Remains Absent. LONDON. December 31. Last night's bulletin was regarded by the public as a favourable. sign. . The public' also placed a similar interpreta tion on the announcement that Princess Mary, who had been staying at the pal ice for nearly a month, -felt justified, in leaving ' London ? yesterday afternoon to [oin Viscount ' Lascelles and'their ' two sons, who have spent Christmas at their borne, ' Harewobd Hall, ; Yorkshire. . The movements of the Prince of Wiles ilflo indicated that anxiety had been somewhat relieved. . His Royal Highness Bras' out hunting on Saturday with the Belvoir pack; and on -receipt of edvices Erom the doctors at Buckingham Palace he changed his plans for returning to' Lon donin :the_ afternoon,1 and remained for the week-end at Melton Mowbray. ' .
LET'S ALL BE BEAUTIFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Register News-Pictorial — 1 January 1929
LETS ALL BE BEAUTIFUL. -By Ursula Bloom, the Novelist. - Not long ago a famous beauty of the 3d wardian period said that the radiant beauties of her day were dead, that nowa ay« we are too similar ? She wob perfectly, right, but she had omitted one noticeable . fact. Although there are no longer the outstanding -eautiea of her era, there certainly is more beauty for the million. As a race, I consider we are better looking in 1928 than we were in 1908. Our clothes, though more uniform, are more shapely; we are no longer disfigured by Merry Widow curls and hats; we are not dis torted by tight stays. The trend of it all is to the public good. If you look in any omnibus or tube the majority of the women and girls who are travelling arc good-looking. They may not be actually beautiful, but they arc tidily dressed, their noses are powdered', their skins attended to. The obvious re sult is a better-looking race. Not so very long »go to powder one's nose meant eternal damnation. To say hat ...