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VALMIKI BEATEN Port Adelaide Cup ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
VALMIKI BEATEN. Port Adelaide Cup ADELAIDE. Friday. The £1700 Port Adelaide Cup, run at Cheltenham Park, resulted in a triumph for the local owner, Mr. W. P. A. Lapthorne, as his two candi dates, Indignity and Golden Hill, were first and third respectively. The former Sydney colt, Valmiki, separated them.. Ridden by N. Percival, who had been engage/1 at a fee of £250, Indig nity was always in the van. He was led early by tho Victorian colt, Lus son, but Lusson did not take the first turn, well, and Indignity led out of the straight. Thereafter Indignity was always bowling along in front, and he held off the former Sydney three-year-old colt to beat him by half a length. Golden Hill came home well to run third. Valmiki, who had won at his four previous starts in South Ausstralia, was unlucky, as he received a severe check a mile from home, and hud to be eased. Mr. S. Stevenson, chief Ministerial messenger at the Department o.f the Attorney-General and Justice,' was given a presentati...
GIFT TO A.I.F. HUT SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
| j GIFT TO A.I.F. HUT SYDNEY, Friday. 1 refrigerator for the A.I.F. wel 6 hut at Darwin, which has been icted by the Presbyterian Austra J Inland Mission, will be provided the Fellowship Union, which is 1 in camp at Thoruleigh. The gift SI Partly an expression of apprecia J J of the work for the mission of |;Rt. Rev. John Flynn, who re I % became Moderator-General of 1 ! Presbyterian Church.
ON THE AIR Next Week's Features A.B.C. HIGHLIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
ON THE AIR Next Week's Features A.B.C. HIGHLIGHTS W. Fitzmaurice Hill has dram atised another of Hans Andersen's fairy tales for the delight of Aus tralian children. This Is a delight ful addition to Fitzmaurice Hill's series of dramatised fairy stories. It will be broadcast on Sunday, December 31, at 5.30 p.m. A Sydney national session of cham ber music early on Sunday evening next — 6 to 6.30 — should have allure for all who can appreciate the best. The performers will be Daphne Harpur (piano), Daisy Richards (violin) and Robert Wool (viola). A recital by Stanley Clarkson, the Sydney bass, is always something to which lovers of a good song will look forward. He has been selected to give a quarter-hour's national broad cast next Sunday evening at 6.-15, just before the 'Evening National News.' Harry Bloom, on Sunday evening at 7.30. will lead the Salon Orchestra of Melbourne, and its vocal minstrels iii a Scottish programme from national stations in honour of 'Hogmanay,' a heart-wa...
£47,000 For Modern Airport MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
£47,000 For Modern Airport ' MELBOURNE, Friday. A new building topped with a control tower, and costing £15,000, soon would rise from the middle of the present line of hangars at Es sendon airport, said the Act ing Minister for the Air (Mr. .H. E. Holt). It would be the first feat ure of a £47,000 plan for improving Melbourne's air port, he said. The other £32,000 included in recent estimates was for improving the landing field.
BACK BROKEN Boy Loses Right Ear CYCLE ACCIDENT STANWELL PARK, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
BACK BROKEN Boy Loses Right Ear CYCLE ACCIDENT STANWELL PARK, Friday. When the front wheel of his cy®| came off while descending Bald II a Arthur Lenham, 18, of Coledale, li £ an ear torn off and his. spine fri M tured. M The runaway wheel jumped t lj| safety-fence and Lenham was tliroira with terrific force under the fen|| nnd around a post. His spine 'wwa fractured, the right ear torn off aE® he suffered head and internal In; juries. William Mulcahy, of Coledale, saH he was riding in front when he he™ the screech of the wheel as it ca|| off. He looked round' and saw mate thrown under the fence. Whiji he got back to him. Lenham wii wrapped around the fence post. || The two lads had been on a cyffi tour throughout the holidays wltft out mishap. Ejj The accident occurred within Jjjj few miles of his home. M Bulli District Ambulance took hwi to Coledale Hospital, where he ill admitted. fo The attendance at the Harold PlS greyhound meeting oil Wednesi|| ;iig!u /.'as the largest l'or ye...
MUSWELLBROOK Second A.I.F. Contingent FAREWELLED MUSWELLBROOK, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
[?] Iecond A.I.F. Contingent FAREWELLED MUSWELLBROOK. Frldav. a Though arranged at short no 3 tlce, the public farewell to tho I first contingent of Muswellbrook j district members of the Second f A.I.F. was largely attended, the I Municipal and Shire Councils, and | other public bodies being well | represented. Tho Mayor (Aldennnn 13. W. Sliaw) resided, and with him on tho plat irm were the members of the Second IF., returned men of the A.I.F. of 3reat War, a veteran of the Boer , Mrs. I. Higman (Red Cross), , Ruth White (Patriotic Work t le), Revs. X-I. Hampden Hobart, . Keir, and Councillor R. Clendin ing. Apologies were received from Revs, ather M. J. FitzGerald and A. J. leinpsey and others. In congratulating the young men on jving enlisted, the Mayor (Aid. E. f. Shaw, R. Clendinning, J. S. Cook Returned Soldiers), Rev. Hobart, and ;eir spoke highly of their qualities, jeir patriotism and bravery, and rlshed them every success in what rer sphere they might be called to :ght. Th...
WINGHAM Railway Gardens COASTAL SECTIONS WINGHAM, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
WINGHAM Railway Gardens COASTAL SECTIONS i (By 'FITZ') WINGHAM, Friday., The results have just recently been issued in -.onnection with railway garden competitions for 1939. The Railway Commissioner (Mr. Hartigan) has always evinced a very keen interest in these competitions — beautifying, as they do, country rail way stations as well as those in the metropolitan areas. To suit the climatic conditions, the whole of the railwy system is divid ed into sections. So far as the North Coast line is concerned the 'local' section extends from South Grafton to Dungog. This includes also the Dor rigo line. The judgings are carried out twice each year — in the autumn and in the spring. Last year, Mt. George rail way station (a few miles from Wing ham) was awarded fourth prize. This year this station was awarded second prize. This is a compliment to Mr. J. S. McLaughlan, j.i. statlon.master at Mt. George. The champion garden in the State is Hurstville. Murwillumbali station, on the North Coast,...
NOTE ISSUE Christmas Circulation SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
NOTE ISSUE Christmas Circulation ' SYDNEY. Friday. , In addition to the £2,000,000 notes taken from the Commonwealth Bank on Tuesu?« and Wednesday of last week, a further £1,000,000 was is sued during the last , three days of the week. j While the whole of the £3,000,00U went out' to the public a further £89,972 was taken from the banking department. The total notes, which went into Christinas business throughout Aus tralia during the month were in value £6,168,000, made up of £5,250,000 new issue for the purpose and £918. 000 taken from the genera* banking department. 111 1 ? ? ? i
Recent RACE Form and GUIDE to WINNING SELECTIONS PROSPECTS FOR SATURDAY AT RANDWICK (By "Larino") HURDLE RACE [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
1 IE) IS £&? ? ? ? [?] i PROSPECTS FOR !: SATURDAY |; AT RANDWICK ? ? (By 'Larino') HURDLE RACE i SPEARBINE: Led over the last' kurdle at Randwick ou Saturday, aud thowed good form by winning on tlie Sat at Kensington on Wednesday. TOWER HILL: His win over the liurdles at Randwick will improve his experience. BERRIMA: Has led the field at his last two starts over the jumps, and R-ith the shorter distance to-morrow will have a chance. GLAUCUS: Although beaten on the Bat on Wednesday, at his last pre vious start beat Tweetlside at Rose bill. TWEEDSIDE: Weights favour Glaucus ? in this race, but Tweedside may have improved. LOCICSLEA: Has won over jumps at Randwick. Was third to Tweed side at Randwick on Saturday. JESTER'S LADY: Disappointed when heavily backed at Rosehill in race won by Glaucus. ChauceB are in doubt. Glaucus ? ? 1 Spearbine .. .. ...... .. 2 Tweedside ? ? 3 JUVENILE STAKES MANY WAYS: Has won at Rand wick. Two wins and a second in three successive races must gi...
£50 BAIL Wounding of Wife Alleged SOLDIER FOR TRIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
£50 BAIL j Wounding of Wife I Alleged 1 SOLDIER FOR TRIAL 1 At the Central Summons Court, Syd ney, Alfred Edwards. 41, a garrison soldier, was committed for trial on a charge of having maliciously wounded his wife, Mary Edwards, on Decem ber 21. Mary Edwards said that her hus band returned to their home in Jones Street, Ultimo, as she was putting her child to bed. He took the bread knife and slashed her across the. face and arm. He then punched her aud knocked her down. Twelve stitches had to be inserted in the wounds. Detective Kelloway .said that when he arrived at the house the defend ant was partly under thn influence liquor. When questioned, Edwards de nied any knowledge ot hi3 wife's wounds. Edwards, in defence, said he had had no drink whatever. There had been an altercation with his wife during the meal, in the heat of which she had grabbed the bread knife and threat ened him. He had grabbed her wrist and in the struggle his wife had been cut. v , Bail of £50 was allowed- bu...
RANDWICK FROM HURDLE RACE About 1¾ mile (1.30) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
RANDWICK mm HURDLE RACE About 13 mile (1.30) SPEARDAl^, 11.3: iiml, II. U (F. Hood) li'wick Hurdle, about 2m., 2J/12/3U; Tweedside u.u, .Locksleutl 0.G, iJ; Time, 2.40. Won, 1U.2 (R. Malcolm) Kcnn. Jump era' .l*'iat, lm., 27/12/39; Ulaucua 0.12, 2; Stuffy iJ.l), il; 5-1. Time, 1.44. TUvVKK HILL, 1U.4: Won, 10.2 (U. Young; A.J. (J. Tr. Hurdle, Ijin., 6/12/3U ; Bclvoir 11. 1, 2; Berrinia lu.4, 3; o-l. Time, 2.47i. Unp. 'J.- (R. Young) Kens. Jumpers' Flat, .i.m., 2-/i2/3t); Spearbine 10.2, . 1; 12-1. Time, 1.44. BiOIUmiA, LU0: 7th, 10.0 (Mr. S. Gra hame) K'hili Corinthian, 7f., 1U/12/3U; Spcar Arrow 10.2, 1; 10-1. Time, 1.2(ijf. Unp., y.il Randwicu xiuijle, about .2m., 2J/12/3U; Tweedside 9.0, 1; 20-1. Time, 2.4U. GLAUCu'S, U.10: Won, 9.5 (A. K..- El- lis) IV hill lUthi. Hurdle, lflm., 10/12/*j; Tweedside 9.2, 2; King Otno 9.0, 3; 3-1. Time, 2.40 (equals race record). ' * 2nd. (J.12 (A. .Lillis) Kens. Jumpers' Flat, lm., 27/12/39; Spearbine 1U.2, 1; Stuffy 9.9. 3; 4-1. Time. 1.44. : TW...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
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MENTONE Saturday's Races ACCEPTANCES [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
MENTONE Saturday's Races ACCEPTANCES I BEAUMARIS ? HANDICAP. Five furlongs. (1.60) : Old Vienna .9.0, Elated 8.5, Fortune Teller 8.2,- Inset 8.1, Happiness 8.0, New Zealand 7.13, Sabre 7.13, Some Wit 7.13, Asca 7.11, Miss Jemima 7.9, Makway 7.8, Madam Coue 7.6, Nocturne 7.6. WOODLEIGH HANDICAP. One mile. (2.25) : Bursary 8.10, Consider ate 8.2, Spruce 7.9, Rendezvous 7.7, Deliberate 7.5, Gem 7.5, Balkan Maid 7.3, Haver's 7.0. ROSEBUD TRIAL HANDICAP. Seven furlongs. 3.0) : Con Buj-n 9.2, Over the Top 8.8, Narrama 8.7, Owen Roe 8.G, Dame Swift. 8. 5, Kaipara 8.5, Royal Roger 8.5, All Talk 8.3, Marie Belle 8.3, Barner 8.3, Shandon Belle 8.1, High Falutin 8.0, Aerostat 7.11, Macedonia 7.11, Waddow 7.7, Galecia 7.5, Lady Loch 7.5, Caleb 7.2, Boo roomugga 7.0, Friendship 7.0, Miss Verbl 7.0, Williville 7.0. z SUMMER HANDICAP. One mile and a quarter/.' 3.35) : Irving 9.0, Beau stone 8.5, . Lady Kooringal 8.4, Con chita 7.11, French Legion 7.11, Mac Rob 7.11, International 7.5. SORRENTO HAN...
BOWLS West Maitland Club [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
BOWLS West Maitland Club On Monday. January I. members o£ the West Maitland Bowling Club are requested to be on the Newcastle South bowling green at 2 p.m., and teams will be selected on the green. i West Maitland greens will be closed for seven days for overhauling pur poses. Entries close on Wednesday, Janu ary 3, for the electric light champion, rink, the prize for which is £3/3/. This. Is open to rinks from Lorn Park, East: Maitland and West Maitland dubs. The rules provide for 21 ends to be placed on Tuesday nights. Allan Kendall, brother-in-law ot Jack Crawford, will give an exhibition of singles and doubles at Parkwood ten nis court at Lorn on Sunday afternoon next. Mr. Kendall Is professional coach throughout the Biverina and northern Victoria.
TITLE TENNIS Players Affected By Heat ADELAIDE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
TITLE TENNIS Players Affected By .//Heat ? ADELAIDE, Friday.' The Victorian, R. Ewin, played one of the best matches of his career to defeat L. A. Schwartz in the State sin gles, nnd Miss Blick went down to Miss- Mauger after winning the first set brilliantly. Both losers appeared af fected by the heat. The temperature at one stage soared to 112 degrees. Men's singles championship: ' R. Ewin beat L. A. Schwartz 6-2, 6-1, 6-3; H. C. Hopman beat G. A. Holland 6-3, 6-1, 6-4; J. E. Harper beat D. P. Turn bull 6-3. 7-5, 6-3; A. K. Quist beat L. Brodie 6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1. Men's doubles championship: L. A. Schwartz and H. C. Hopman beat D. P. Turnbull and C. Long 7-5, 6-2, 6-4; A. K. Quist. and J. E. Harper beat R. Ewin and L. B. Brodie 6-4, 6-4, 10-S. Women's singles championship: Miss D. Mauger beat Miss M. Blick 2-6, 6-1, 6-2; Miss T. Coyne beat Miss C. Coate 2-6, 6-4, 6-1.
PROBABLE RIDERS For Randwick [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
PROBABLE RIDERS For. 'Randwick Hurdle Race: Spearbine (F. Hood), rower- Hill (R. Young), Berrima (F. Dale), Glaucus (A; R. Ellis), Tweed lide (I. Rohloff), Loekslea (J. Stanton) Kinc Otho (R. Malcolm), Beau Ideal [L. Abrahams), Keswick (J. Kennedy), Roley's Choice' (F. Ryan), Jester's Lady (T. Eiiyders), Little Stan (A'. Pearce). Juvenile Stakes: Many Way (J. CJoutts), Sobersides (E. McMenamin), 3ui- Barney (M. McCarten), Peruke (E. Bartle), Hydra (A. Ward), Dawn Mary (H. Hughes)', Tidal Wave (W. Cook), Roxford (A.- Harvey) ,' Schiehal ion (N. Watterson), Serenade (A. Knox), John. Redmond (F. Hickey), session (J. Duncan), Gigll (A. Pod nore), Spu:i Wool (J. Thompson). Carrington Stakes: Delmestor. (S. Davidson), Caesar (D. Munro), Jocu ar (D. ; Aslimore),' Bradford (E. Bartle), Grey Derby (W. Cook), Denis (H. Hughes), Petruchio (F. Shean), deception (F. Hickey), Blue Baron [A. Podmore), Diamonc'. Wedding (R. Lester), Anne (J. Duncan), Jazbeau (A. Knox}, Cigarette (J. Whitney), Dioge...
MOTOR CYCLIST INJURED [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939
MOTOR CYCLIST INJURED TJAZZLED by the headlights of an oncoming car, while riding a motor bike to Newcastle early this morning, Jack Reld, 23, of Chin Chen street, Islington, West Newcastle. loft the road on the Maitland side of the Thornton turn-oft. Ho suffer ed lacerated and contused wounds to the forehead, right foot and right arm, probable concussion and se vere shock. Maitland Ambulance rendered first aid and conveyed him to Newcastle Hospital.