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GOLF LESSONS BY FAMOUS EXPERT No. XXVL. (and last) The Left-Foot-Forward Stance WHY IT SUITS MIDDLE-AGED PLAYERS [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
GOLF LESSONS BY FAMOUS EXTRACT No. XXVI. (and last) The Left-Foot- Forward Stance WHY IT SUITS MIDDLE-AGED PLAYERS By ARCHIE COMPSTON When Mr. Bobby Jones went round St. Andrews Old Course in 68 in an open championship, the critics called him a golfing machine. If he had lived a couple of centuries ago the caddies and the crowd would have set down his success to a knowledge of the Black Art. At least, that is what they said of William St. Ciair, of Roslin, who won the silver club of the Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers in 1761, and whose portrait hangs in the clubhouse at Muirfield, where the open championship was held this year. What interested me most in the por- trait was the way in which this old golfer was standing for the drive, with his ball nearly opposite the left foot and his right foot drawn very far back. I have seen one or two other reproduc- tions of portraits of the players of our grandfathers' days, and you get the same thing in the lot. In every one of them wh...
FLYING CARNIVAL Cars Parked in 'Drome [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
FLYING CARNIVAL Cars Parked in 'Drome By "RESURGIT" Those who attend the pageant of the Aero Club at Parafield on October 17 wil,, under the new arrangements, be able to watch the flying from inside the aerodrome. Cars will be parked for the first time in- side the 'drome four deep all round. This will eliminate the congestion on the roads that has been experienced in the past and enable spectators to enjoy the carnival in comfort. A number of inter-State flying men are expected, including a contingent from Victoria The club is busy working up a "surprise packet" for spectators. It will be one of the most interesting events ever staged here. Dutch Air Service The inauguration of a weekly service between Amsterdam and Batavia, and the revival of Dutch representations tends to foster the belief that an air mail service between Europe and Australia is not so very far off. The Shell Company has been told that the new Dutch company will begin the ser- vice with three-engined Fokkers simi...
EXPERT BILLIARDS Cushion-First Cannon [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
EXPERT BILLIARDS Cushion-First Cannon By RISO LEVI Many ordinary players are under the impression that in order for a cannon to be possible by a stroke which causes the cue ball to pass between the first object ball and the cushion, the space between this ball and the cushion must be at least equal to the diameter of a ball. A cushion-first cannon is, however, &nbsp; frequently on when the first object ball's distance from the cushion is con- siderably less than the width of a ball. The diagram below illustrates a posi- tion which may occur in relation to any cushion, but which is more likely to occur near the top cushion than &nbsp; some other cushion. Here, the red is only an inch and a half from the cushion, and but three-eighths of an inch from the second object ball, which is touching the cushion. If you are just an ordinary player set up the position and see what it looks like. You may think that you can get the cannon, but quite likely you would not be too sur...
American Tennis Championships SAN FRANCISCO, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
American Tennis Champion- ships SAN FRANCISCO, September 30. Games in the Pacific Coast tennis championships today resulted: — Jason (San Francisco), d. Mangin, 6—4, 6—4; Stratford (San Francisco) d. Hughes (England), 10—8, 1— 6, 6—3; Lott d. Levy, 6—2, 7— 5; Perry (England) d. Driscoll (San Francisco), 6—4, 6—2: Gledhill d. Neer. 6—2, 6—8, 6—3; Wood d. Stoefen, 4—6, 9— 7, 11— 9.
FLOWER SHO[?] AT STURT [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
FLOWER SHOW AT STURT &nbsp; The thirteenth annual show of the Sturt, Marion, and Darlington Floral and Industrial Society will be held in the Sturt Hall on Saturday, October 10. The prize list includes classes for cut flowers, fruit, and vegetables, cook- ery, needlework, photography, miscel- laneous, and school work.
PROFESSIONAL GOLF TITLE Prospects of Entrants [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
PROFESSIONAL GOLF TITLE Prospects of Entrants By STEEL SHAFT The performances of South Australian professionals as a team in Sydney, when they eoacludrely defeated the other States In the Vicars Cup, ia indicative of the standard of their golf, and had it not been for the chapter of accidents and Illness which befell them at the start of the Open, there is little question that they would have been more prominent in the National *^ii?wpi«wi-tiip- AI1 In all. our professionals have gives excellent accounts of themselves during the season, and their form In State events has been most encouraging. There Is no doubt, therefore, that the 72 holes of stroke play to decide the State champion- | ship, which began at Seaton yesterday j and will he resumed to-day, wm provide a good exhibition. Practically all J£e lead Ing professionals of the State will com- j pete. Writing before the first round, the field looks more open this year ttian on any previous occasion. Two or three ol the favorites...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS Announcements under this heading must be authenticated by the name and address of the sender, and are inserted at a charge of Two Shillings and Six- pence each when not exceeding five lines; over five lines, sixpence per line. Death Advertisements in which a Funeral Announcement is made are charged for as if the Death and Funeral were sepa- rate announcements, namely—The mini- mum charge of 2/6 and 3/4 respectively In Memoriam and Death Advertisements containing reference to more than one deceased are charged 2/6 each for each deceased mentioned, as if they were dis- tinct and separate announcements Engagements and Approaching Marriage Notices require the signature of both parties concerned BIRTHS WREFORD.—On the 13th September, at McBrlde's Maternity Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. A. Franklin Wreford, of 14, Carter street, Prospect—a son. BEECH (nee T. Fyfe).—On the 25th Sep- tember, at Sister Rowe's Private Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. F. Beech—a daughter. (M...
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES ALDINGA [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
REPORTS FROM RURAL CENTRES ALDINGA A concert and dance were held in the district hall In aid of the appeal for the blind. Mr. T. W. Stone presided. Items were contributed by Misses Lelsh. H. Strout, and B. Strout, and Blacker. Messrs. ts. oiroui. xempie, j. omito, a.ea. augnes, Frank HerrtnK. and Miss Smith. Miss Ada Mc?urney supplied music for the dance. The proceeds totalled £5 18/. AIXAKDALE EAST The second 500 tournament was held In the Allandale Park pavilion. Mr. S. H. Butler supervised the cards. Prizes were won by Mis. Tom Papworth (five games) sad Mr. Gordon Warren. The consolation prizes were awarded to Miss Vala Tibbies and Mr. Robert Hastings. Speeches were given by Messrs. Gordon Warren and M. Pudrjey.—A working bee was conducted at the Soldiers' Memorial park. Hedges were trimmed around the tennis court. AMBLESIDE The Ambleslde Football Club and offi cial were the guests at a dinner given by the townspeople and supporters In the in stitute to celebrate the winning of t...
IN OTHER CITIES Sydney Gossip Sydney, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
IN OTHER CITIES ' Sydney Gossip From Onr Special Correspondent Sydney, October 1. 'In future,' said Mr. Ardill, a Nationalist member, in the Legislative Assembly, 'we will ha\re, instead of Par liament, the J. T. Lang sausage machine —Bills turned out while you wait.' But that did not deter Mr. Lang. He has been giving the sausage '''^inf a whirl that has made the heads of sober members of Parliament' dizzy. The machine is churning out twelve Bills, some of them vitally important, in a few hours. Recess is beckoning with bewitching; fingers and, guided by the Premier, Labor membeiE are rushing joyfully into its sancmary. They sat all day and night on Tuesday, and car ried on tUl near midday on Wednesday. Today they put in the final spurt to clear up, but the Upper House is taking its time, and the machine win have to turn again a few times tomorrow. The rush Bills included two grey hound racing taxation Bills; the Re duction of Rente Bill, which provides for a reduction of all rents...
LAMBS FROM THE MALLEE Good Quality and Type [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
LAMBS FROM THE MALLEE Good Quality and Type Lambs from the mallee country, east of the Murray, have from year to year shown an improvement in type and quality, and, given average seasonal conditions, they are among the earliest to be seen in the Abattoirs market. At the beginning of last week, when, owing to a threatened stoppage of slaughtering at the Port Adelaide &nbsp; Depot, the supply or lambs for the &nbsp; Abattoirs market was curtailed, stock &nbsp; agents arranged for several thousand lambs to be sent direct from producers &nbsp; to the Depot so that killing operations &nbsp; should not be suspended. Mr. T. Brennan, of Dalgety & Co., &nbsp; visited the Lameroo district and ar ranged with a number of farmers to forward their lambs, and in all 1,900 were trucked. These have since been slaughtered, and were described by those who saw them as being the best lot, considering the number, that has ever passed through the wor...
Judges Allowances [?] Reduced Sydney, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Judges Allowances Greatly Reduced Sydney, October 1. Travelling allowances paid to judges of the Supreme Court have been re- &nbsp; duced by about 35 per cent. For many years Supreme Court judges have been paid £4 10/ a day for themselves and associates when &nbsp; on circuit. The new allowance is £3 &nbsp; 2/ for the judge and 15/ for the asso- &nbsp; ciate. The allowance for district court judges has been reduced from £2 to £1 12/ a day. &nbsp;
MINISTER'S ACTION AGAINST ELDER "I Suppose I Am a Liar," Says Witness Brisbane, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
MINISTER'S ACTION AGAINST ELDER "I Suppose I Am a Liar," Says Witness Brisbane, October 1. Evidence of allegations made regard- &nbsp; ing the paternity of the child of Miss Hooper was given in the Supreme Court today. In the action in which the Rev. Horace Hilton Bassard, of Ann- street Church of Christ, is claiming £900 from Henry Reynolds Elvery, an elder of the same church, for alleged defamation. Raymond Bruce Harris stated that Elvery, on February 17, asked him if he was the father of Miss Hooper's child and he denied he was. Cross-examined by Mr. O'Connor, for the plaintiff, the witness said he told Mr. and Mrs. Hooper be was the father of their daughter's child. He wanted to marry Miss Hooper. Mr. O'Connor—Did you say to Hooper "The child may not be mine, it may be Bassard's"? The Witness—No, it could not be mine. Did you give her any money?—l did. She said you gave her £19.—I did not. Did you tell Miss Hooper's father that you were, the father of the child, and that...
Honor for Will Ashton LONDON, September 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 2 October 1931
Honor for Will Ashton LONDON, September 30. Will Ashton, an Australian artist who has returned to London, has been elected a member of the Royal Insti- &nbsp; tute of Oil Painters, whose exhibition will contain two of his scenes of the River Seine and two street scenes in Concarneau. The Glasgow Gallery has invited him to exhibit his oil painting &nbsp; of Kosciusko shown at the Royal Aca- &nbsp; demy. Mr. Ashton will leave for Australia &nbsp; on the Mongolia on November 27.
Expanding, Canned Fruit Export Trade Canberra, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
Expanding, Canned Fruit Export Trade Canberra, October 2. exports of canned fruit during the 1931 season, though they win not reach the 1930 level, are considered highly satisfactory by the Canned Fruit Con- trol Board in its annual report, which was tabled in the House of Represen tatives by the Minister for Markets today. The outstanding feature is the re markable increase In the ""ivmnt of canned fruit being absorbed by Canada and the 6teady growth of Eastern mar kets. The board estimates that the total exports far the 1931 season win ap proximate 750,000 cases. If this total is reached and the obsorptive capacity of the domestic market remains steady, canners should enter the 1932 process ing season with a mtnftrniTn of carry over stocks. Action-has been taken by the board to ensure that the full benefits of the exchange position win be received by the producer on all overseas sales.
PAYMENT FOR EASTER HOLIDAYS Rubber Company's Appeal Suceeds Melbourne, October 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
PAYMENT FOR EASTER HOLIDAYS Rubber Company's Appeal Suceeds Melbourne, October 2. By a majority of three to two, the Full High Court today allowed the ap- &lt;*> peal by Dunlop-Perdrlau Rubber Co. against the decision of the stipendiary magistrate In New South Wales, con victing the company of a breach of the section of the Rubber Workers' Union's award, relating to holidays. The majority comprised the Chief Justice (Sir Gavan Duffy). Mr. Jus tice Rich and Mr. Justice Dlxon. Mr. Justice Starke and Mr. Justice Mc- Tiernan thought the appeal should be dismissed. It was alleged that the company had failed to pay an employe at Its Syd ney factory, Charles Clerihew, a full week's wages due to him for the period from Monday, April 14, to Sunday, April 20. It was stated that a notice was posted up in the factory on April 8. notifying the employes, that from April 17 until April 28. the factory would be dosed, that their engage ments would be terminated at closing time, and the f...
Australia's Native Flowers No. 17-MEISSNER'S HAKEA [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
Australia's Native Flowers No. 17-MEISSNER'S HAKEA *J^HERE is almost a bewildering variety of Hakeas amongst our native flowers, but most of of them grow hi Western Australia. To enable the various members of this family to be distinguished from one another. It is necessary to take the features which show the greatest divergences and re cord them hi a table. Botanists nave done this. The characteristics which group the. different members are the arrangement of the flower clusters and the shape and size of the leaves. The flowers are mostly white, although in several exceptions they are Dink or red. The placing of the flowers is either in a long spike or a cluster in the protection of the leaves. The leaves are narrow and leathery in tex ture—a type suitable for the dry. hoi summer climate. The species illustrated has white; flowers with a . reddish base. The needle-like leaves are readily noticed. They are about six inches in length. These narrow needles, not content with this reduc...
BOOKS RECEIVED [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
BOOKS RECEIVED "The Zermatt Dialogues." Constituting the Outlines of a Philosophy of Mysti- &lt;*> cism. Mainly on Problems of Cosmic Im- &lt;*> port. By Douglas Fawcett. London: Mac- mlUan & Co. "Judith Paris." By Hugh Walpole. London: MacmUlan & Co. "Simple Sailor." By Campbell Llthgow. London: Methuen & Co. "The Silver Flute." By Llda Larrimore, London: Methuen & Co. "The Slttaford Mystery." By Agatha Christie. London: W. Collins & Sons.
WHY GNADHI WEARS HUMBLE GARB Symbol of Political Campaign ONCE DRESSED SMARTLY [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
WHY GNADHI WEARS HUMBLE GARB Symbol of Political Campaign ONCE DRESSED SMARTLY THE garb Gandhi has insisted on wearing during his visit to London is one of the main rea- sons why he failed to impress political circles, the cables tell us. Sole repressntative of India at the second round table conference on In dian afiairs, Gandhi has appeared in self-made shawl, sandals, and loin cloth. And diplomatic Knginnn1 has received a shock at such unusual dress for diplomatic occasions. Gandhi has worn this simple garb— the costume which has distinguished the Hindu pariah—for nearly 20 years. TTig clothes are to a large extent a symbol of his campaign to establish home spinning and weaving as an In dian industry, and of his boycott of foreign cloth. . . To Aid Native Product He hopes some day to make home spinning" an industry which will occupy Indian farmers for the period of nearly six months each year when most of them are forced to re main idle. He advocates DDycotting foreign cloth so a...
STUMP ORATORS OF THE PARK Sunday Afternoon Diversion By R. H. B. Politically, Adelaide's Botanic [Newspaper Article] — The Advertiser — 3 October 1931
STUMP ORATORS OF THE PARK Sunday Afternoon Diversion By R. H. B. Politically, Adelaide's Botanic Park "stump" orators claim much —it Is a habit of theirs—and for some of it they have foundation; but they have never been known to deviate and assert a rieht to he regarded as prosaic. It might be looked at as an attempt to add another dank to their platform of peculiar modesty if they did. for it is hardly commonplace to become, every Sunday, a willing target for gibes and badinage, and the central figure of an oral wrestling bout. They do it. though—and seem to like it.. Cer tainly they are not ansceptible to that sensitiveness which places many of us in obscurity. What clo they care if their remarks are described as balder dash, their threats treated with ironic indifference, and their schemes leered at? Fun for the Crowd Every week the crowd tries hard, but it has not succeeded m discouraging them; it would be disappointing if it did. for what then would the hun dreds who visit the ...