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SWAB TAKEN Dog Prevented From Starting MUSWELLBROOK, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
SWAB TAKEN Dog Prevented From Starting MUSWELLBROOK. Friday. The president of Muswellbrook Grey hound Club, Mr. N. Preston, said that officials were still awaiting a report from tile analyst to whom a swab had been forwarded, before taking further action in regard to the dog, Blendon, which was not allowed to start in the second division of the 500 yards Grad ed Stake on Saturday night last. It appears the dog was taken from the kennel, and before going on to the ramp for examination prior to the race had a mouthful of water. Later on it was so affected that the veter inary surgeon decided that the dog was not fit to start.
SYDNEY MARKETS Prices of Primary Products [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
SYDNEY MARKETS . Prices of Primary Products The State Marketing Bureau' re ports the wholesale prices of various primary pi;pducts as follow: — ' Eggs (Board prices): New laid, first grade (hen) ,1/2 dozen, second grade (medium) lOd, third grade (pullet) 7d, case 1/-; new laid, first grade (duck) 1/1. second grade (duck) lid. Wheat (Sydney millers): Bulk (all charges paid t'o date), . 3/9 J bushel, bagged 4/0 J, (for produce trade 2000 bags and over are quoted at 4/03, and bagged truck lots at 4/li bushel): bran £3/15/ ton (at mill); pollard £4. ?
GOLF TITLE Von Nida Expects Stern Opposition SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
GOLF TITLE Von Nida Expects Stern Opposition SYDNEY. Fridav. Although he has won the title for the last two years, N. Von Nida, the close golf champion of New South Wales, and the holder of the Philip pine Islands open championship, ex pects stern opposition when he de fends the latter title at Manila. Play will begin on December 31. A number of permanent Ameri can professionals, including J. Mc Spadden, a former open champion of Canada, A. and E. Zimmerman and 'Spud' Harrison, will be com peting. ?
Broadcasting Programmes 2NC—244 METRES [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
[?] 2NC— 244 METRES ? TO-NIGHT.— 6.45: Markets, Sport ing Session. Cricket Resume. 7.0:, 2FC. News. 7.15: News Commentary. 7.25: 2BL. Music. 7.40: 2NQ. Local News. 7.45: 2BL. Music. 8.U: Cel ebrity Re-creations, presented by Gregory Spencer. 9.15: Tho Sydney Light Orchestra. 9.30: ? 2FC. News. 9.40: Sporting Previews, by Bernard Kerr. 10.15: Music: 10.30: 2FC. 'A Melody Remembered,' a recorded fea ture.' 11.0: A Ghost Story, told by Richard Qua. 11.15: 'Wanderlust.' 11.50: News. 12.0: Close. TO-MORROW.— 10.0: Devotional Service. 10.15: Recorded Music. 10.30: Racing Talk, by Mick Ferry. 10.45: Music Moments. 11.25: Cricket, New South Wales v. Queensland. 11.15: Cricket, Victoria v. South Aus tralia.- Noon: Mid-day Melodies. 12.35: Stock Exchange Report. 12.40: Cricket. 12.55: 2NC. Relay A.B.C. National Programme. 5.30: 2NC. Re lay A.B.C. National Children's Ses sion. 6.0: Stumps Summaries. 7.30: 2BL. 10.30: 2FC. 12.0: Close. SUNDAY. — 9.30: Weather and Music. 10.30: Gardening Talk, b...
MR. T. HOARE Re-elected Miners' President [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
MR. T. HOARE I Re-elected Miners' President Following are details of the voting for the electio nof Northern Miners' officials, brief, particulars of which appeared in last evening's second edition: . PRESIDENT (Primary Votes) T. Hoare (South Seaham Lodge) 34S3 F. Pembleton (Ellington) ? 1570 D. Davies (Stanford-Merthyr : No. 2) .. ? ? 1448 Informal ? 163 Hoare elected with an absolute majority. ...... VICE-PRESIDENT H. Scanlon (Aberdare Central) 28S8 J. Kellock (Pelaw Main) .. .. 1951 W. Wardle (Hebburn) ? ? 1048 F. Bowden (Durham) ? 779 Informal . . ? ? ? 158 Bowden was eliminated, his votes being distributed — Wardle 252, Scan Ion 258, Kellock 269, making the tot als: Scanlon 3116, Kellock 2220, Wardle 1300. Wardle was then eliminated, his votes being distributed — Scanlon 825, Kellock 475. The totals were: SCANLON ? ? 397.1 KELLOCK ? ? ? 2695 'The ballot was bigger than for some years,' Mr. Halliday. the return ing ofiicer, said. 'The number of votes cast was 6824.' '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
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LUCKY LANDING Plane With Loose Wheel SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
LUCKY LANDING Plane With Loose Wheel SYDNEY, Friday. The pilot of a Spencer's Gulf Aero Club' (South Australia) Moth plane made a remarkable landing at Cobar late yesterday afternoon. The under carriage had been badly damaged. Those who witnessed the landing praised the skill of the pilot, since one of the wheels was practically torn off. The plane tilted on to the pro peller when it reached the ground, but the pilot climbed out unhurt. There were no passengers. The mishap occurred when the machine took off from Wilcannia, a few miles from Cobar.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
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Q.T.C. Programme For To-morrow [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
Q.T.C. Programme For To-morrow TWO-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP,' 5f: Fast Company 9.5, Romero 8.0, Bul fern S.0, President 7.12, Twenty First 7.10, Glenadin 7.9, Perison 7.7, Loch Lawn 7.7, Jack's Fort 7.4. GOODWOOD HANDICAP, 6f.: Bah wing 9.1, Hendra Lad 8.7, Early Clos ing 8.1, Vereena 7.11, Lord Bine 7.7, Royal Rivoli 7.3, Fortune 7.0, Abscon der 7.0. TRIAL HANDICAP (3.0). The Ar row 9.3, Brulad 8.10, Max Corban 8.2, Rutland 7.11, Rebel King 7.11, Jetliro 7.9, Blackthorn 7.9, Speeder 7.6, Gay Buzzard 7.5, Dorrie Vale 7.4, Guna dorali 7.2. Siniplon 7.0, Vain Card 7.0. ENCOURAGE STAKE?, 7 fur. (3.30) : Briplln 9.5, Eargara 8.10, Lyndhurst o.5, Constant Star 8.0, Sim plicity 7.13, Simplon 7.5, Anaga 7.5, Coming Star 7.2, Marie R. 7.0. NEW YEAR HANDICAP, 11 mile. — Sculptor 9.0, Split 'Em 8.8, Brink burn 8.6, Allora Lad S.5, Heroic's Double 7.9, Brown Bread 7.2, Clear Reception 7.0. Warwick 7.0. WELTER HANDICAP; 7 furlongs. — Hazak 9.6, Spearbleu 9.1, Manresa 8.10, Bachian 8.8, Ginger M. 8.7, ...
LESS PAY Men at Greta Camp RELIEF WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
LESS PAY I Men at Greta Camp RELIEF [WORKERS , Following a visit to the military camp at Greta, Mr. J. M. Baddeley, ?M.L.A., made a complaint to Mr. C. J. Bellemore, Under-Secretary to the Department of Labour and Industry, that men who had been taken off relief and put on to work at the camp liad to accept reduced pay. Several instances were put before ^r. Bellemore, who agreed to Mr. Bad deley's request that an onquiry into matter bo held at Greta as early as possible. Mr. Baddeley said that the Govern ment had announced prior to the . Christmas holidays that many thous ands of unemployed relief workers would be placed in full-time work throughout the State. This was not in accordance with facts. S When he visited the camp at Greta, ho was interviewed by a number of the men and they gave liim definite instances where a reduction in the amounts paid had been made. A man named Frederick Golder, called up by the Main Roads Depart ment, started work at the camp on Do cember 4, and fin...
Record Time In Footrace ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
Record Time In Footrace ADELAIDE, Friday. A record time was 'estab- lished by A. J. Reid, of Port Augusta, when he won the Commemmoration Day Shef field, 'the principal profess ional handicap for footrunn ers in . South Australia, at Glenelg. He covered the 130 yards in 11£ seconds. The final has never been won more easily. A. C. Lowe, of Broken Hill, was second, and R. L. Warner, of Loxton, third.
440 RECORD Biddulph's Attack Fails SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
440 RECORD Biddulph's Attack Fails SYDNEY, FrWay. Robin Biddulph failed by eight seconds to beat the 440 yards rec ord, which he attacked at the Manly club's carnival at Manly last night. The attack was made in the Manly club's 440 yards championship, in which Biddulph, Noel Ryan, F. J. Ben nett, J. Jenkins, and M. Geering com peted, and finished in that order. Ryan led at 110 yards in lm 9.6s by a yard from Biddulph. At 220 yards Biddulph had taken the lead in 2m 24.4s„ and he went steadily farther ahead, covering 330 yards in 3m 41.Ss, and 440 yards in 4m 59.4s. Ryan finished about 10 yards behind, second, in 5m 9.2s, and Bennett, well known as a first-class surf swimmer, third a dozen yards behind Ryan. Results were: Club championship, 440 yards: H. R. Biddulph (4m. 59.4s) 1; Noel Ryan (5m 9.2s) 2; F. J. Bennett 3. Won by about 10 yards; 12 yards between sec ond and third. Medley championship of the North ern Suburbs, 165 yards: R. ICillick, (Manly), 2m 8.4s, 1; A. Pryde (Bal mor...
Dog Owners Meet Seeking Conferences With Clubs RACING CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
Dog Owners Meet Seeking Conferences With Clubs RACING CONTROL A meeting of the Maitland a nd Hunter River Greyhound Owners' Breeders' and Trainers' Association, held in the Town Hall last night, decided to seek conferences with the New castle Jockey Club and Maitland Show Council to discuss mat ters in connection with greyho und racing. Included in a largo attendance were owners from N ewcastle, the coalfields, Branx ton and the north coast. The chairman (Mr. H. Banis- - ter) said it was pleasing to see such a large number present, some of whom had come a long way. The secretary (Mr. G. L. Feneley) said he had received correspondence from the New South Wales Owners, Breeders and Trainers' Association on the matter of affiliation. He had interviewed some of its officials in Sydney, and ascertained that it con trolled owners' organisations in the south and west. If they agreed to affiliate with the New South Walei Association, they would not sink themselves; After the Sydney officials...
WOOL REVIEW Pitt, Son & Badgery Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
WOOL REVIEW Cl'itt, Son &? Badgery i] Ltd. .10' Now that the first half of the ttj , ippraisement season is over, ii Is ; possible to review in some mea I'.'ii ure the task accomplished. In ?i Sydney alone something like ja; 115,000 bales have been ap W Jraised, running into approxi mately £10,500,00. this huge task has been accom T?S jhed in about eleven weeks and W.: ,'raisements have been bringing in ?fr'M distributing to growers some ?V:; Jg like a million a week. The A was hampered at first owing to : I.ict that appraising work com ; ued before the machinery was 'lected., It was the desire to get ?i? wool money into circulation to re ? '6 pressing requirements which ceil a premature start Hales had been suspended and the ! Misoments delayed by the pro ' -ed negotiations. The wool was «mg in, stores were getting ':3med, and owners were needing - J money. The initial disabilities ' 'i- overcome in due course and the 'k in the latter part of tliu scheme . - carried through...