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WIDER SCOPE Compulsory Training Scheme NEW AGE GROUPS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

WIDER SCOPE Compulsory Training Sehem NEW AGE GROUPS Two additional age-groups will be called upon to register when the universal military training scheme comes into operation in Feb ruary. The new groups will be called up fox; training next June. t The two new groups are: — Men who will reach tlie age of 21 years between July 1, 1940, and December 31, 1940. Men who will reach the age of 20 years between January 1 and December 31, 1940. It is expected that about 20,000 men in New South Wales will be affected by the new call-up. Regis tration forms will be available at selected post offices and at train ing centres early in January, and men of the ages stated will have to register before the end of Feb ruary. FIRST CAMP NEXT MONTH Actual camp training under the com pulsory scheme will begin next month or early in February for men whose 21st birthday is between July 1, 1939, and June 30, 1940. The enlistment of these men will begin in many centres on January 3. To avoid long delays wh...

Publication Title: Maitland Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NEW BRIDGE Hawkesbury Crossing IN TWO YEARS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

NEW BrFdGE Hawkesbury Crossing IN TWO YEARS The Main Roads Board, which is supervising the construction of the bridge over the Hawkesbury River, hopes to have the bridge open- for traffic in time for the 1941 Christmas holidays. Mean while nothing can bo done to re lieve traffic congestion. It was stated to-day that, so far, con struction had proceeded to schedule Difficulties that had been encountered in finding a satisfactory foundation for the first of the two big piers for the truss spans had- been overcome, and work had begun on the second pier. The average number of vehicles which UBed the Peat's Ferry punts each day for the year ended June last was 1000. This, of course, in cludes the heavy holiday traffic. This Christmas the congestion was probab ly greater than at any other time since the ferry service was opened. When the bridge is opened it seems certain thait a toll will be imposed. An ofiicer of the board said that he would recommend, ofllcially, that mo torists should ...

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Buffet For Troops SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Buffet For Troops SYDNEY. Fridav. ! The Federal Government has approved of the use of the name 'Anzac' for the buffet for troops to be opened in Hyde Park. The buffet will be unofficially opened to-morrow morning. It will be large enough to cater for 150 men at a time.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

COMFORTS FUNE| Contribution by Nursifj Staff , I Mr. Ray Browne, hon. secretary J the Street Day Appeal Commit I advises having received £6/10/ i'S the nursing staff of the Maitland I i pital towardB the Soldiers' Comf'i Fund,' being the result of a caka posed of in connection with Street Day Appeal. S The cake was donated by J ] Firth and won by Mrs. D. Murphy j 59 Charles-etreot, West Maitland. { cut glass bowl was won by Moij Tom Hill, an in-patient, and anot j cake by Miss Courtney, of the Cj and Carry Pty., ktd. '

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SINGLETON NEWS PERSONAL SINGLETON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

SINGLETON NEWS PERSONAL SINGLETON. Friday. Mr. J. Russell, of the Common wealth Bank staff, 'Singleton, is on annual leave. Mr. A. Tulloch, a son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Tulloch, of York-street, Sin gleton, has been transferred from the Sineleton branch of the Common wealth Bank to the Northhridge branch. Mr. W. Highfield is returning to Sydney to-morrow after spending a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. Highfield, of John-street. Singleton Ladies' Amateur Swim ming Club is fprwardlng a letter ex tending best wishes to Miss Betty Harrison, who was one of the club's most enthusiastic members. She has now left the district. Mr. Keith Heuston, a son of Aid. and Mrs. W. Heuston, of Cliurcli street, Singleton, underwent an ap pendix operation in Maitland Hos pital' yesterday. He is reported to be making satisfactory progress. Miss Y. Geruer, of Campbell street, left to-day to spend a holiday at Neutral Bay. The members of the 2nd A.I.F. have all been home on leave over Xmas, and to-d...

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FORESTRY Revenue Increases RELIEF WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

FORESTRY Revenue Increases RELIEF ^WORKERS The Forestry Commission's activit ies in the year ended June 30, 1937, resulted' in forest revenues amounting to £206,770, an increase of £18,298 compared with revenues to a report issued by the commission. Investments and expenditure in forest development totalled £336,483 for the period. The forestry unemployment relief works were continued. Tho expendi ture from the State Unemployment Relief Funds amounted to £162,328 and from tho Federal Unemployment Relief Grant, £23,483. The works employed 1168 men. The Nightcap National Forest No. 2 consiste of 30,324 acres, 20 miles north of Lismore. It was officially declared by the Minister for Forests (Mr. R. S. Vincent) on May 15, 1937. Mr. Vincent also laid the foundation stone of the Forestry Administration Building at Baradine. This building will be the focal point for all forestry activity in the cypress pino areas of tho Pilliga National Forests. The Division of Wood Technology con trolled ...

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NEW AWARD Nature of Experiment OUTDOOR SELLERS SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

NEW AWARD , Nature of Experimen OUTDOOR SELLER SYDNEY. Fridati For the first time in AustraliaJ The Industrial Court has declared an award covering outdoor sales men not employed by wholesale or retail firms. The award, which will come ipi force on February 1, will be for a p riod of 12 months. It is in the natii of an experiment. [ The secretary of the Shop Assls ants' Union, Mr. E. C. O'Dea, who plied for the award before Mr. Ill tice Ferguson, said the union hope that within the 12 months it wouldfij in a position to apply to the court 1c an extension of the award with |i proved conditions. I- At the present time, thousands}/ men and women are engaged in s£l ing manufactures of all description from house to house without any Si conditions of employment. f. Those selling for retailers are -»' ered by the Shop Assistants' awarfl; £5/2/- A WEEK l The new award, which operates|i the Sydney and Newcastle metropM tan shopping areas, is as follows:)^ Adult salesmen £5/2/ a week; ijri ba...

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WIN ON T.K.O. Hutchinson Again FIGHT STOPPED [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

WIN ON T.K.O. Hutchinson Again FIGHT STOPPED r. The scheduled 15-round . con-'- test between Johnny Hutchinson, ? ? the American negro boxer, who defeated Alan Westbury on poinU''--'- in Melbourne a few weeks ago,— ?and Joe Hall at Sydney Stadium-, last night ended in the eighth round, when the negro won on a technical knock-out. : ' .; Hutchinson was worried in the early rounds by Hall's two-handed- at- tacks to his body. Hall' showed box ing skill and was ahead on points when the fifth round began, but: from then- on Hutchinson's strength alloy ed him to gain the upper hand. .. Hall was sent to the canvas three times in the seventh by hard lefts to thebbdy. He was up again each'time after a preliminary count and did not seem much affected. » ? ' Hutchinson attacked ' strongly from tho opening- of the eighth with tell ing left and right blows. A left- hook connected to Hall's' jaw, and he went to tho canvas; Referee J. WaHis 'immediately stopped the right, indi cating Hutchinson as...

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The Theatres Palace Theatre [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

The Theatres j Palace Theatre The humane hospital work of Edith Cavell, World War nurse, and. her ac tivities in aiding convalescent soldiers escape from Belgium into neutral Hol land. Is vividly pictuiised in R.K.O. Radio's dramatic offering, 'Nurse Ed ith Cavell.' starring Anna Neagle for the last time to-night at the Palace Theatre. Edna May Oliver, May Robson ana Zasu Pitts are seen as Edith Cavell's chief collaborators, while the support ing cast of forty players also includes George Sanders, H. B. Warner and So phie Stewart. Herbert Wilcox directed and produced 'Nurse Edith Cavell.' The supporting picture Is 'Hawaiian Nights,' featuring Constance Moore, Eddie Quillan, Matty Malheck and his orchestra, and Sol Hoopu's Hawaiian Band. Palace and Prince's Theatres Columbia's 'Golden Boy,' which stars Barbara Stanwyck, Adolplie Menjou and William Holden, at the Palace and Prince's Theatres com mencing to-morrow, is based upon the sensational Clifford Odets play of the same name. Ode...

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THE "DAILY MERCURY" [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

THE 'DAILY MERCURY' Is available in Singleton each evening at 5.30 from The Singleton Newsagency; Miner's Ncwsagency; Stan Gleeson';; , J. Herbert's and Southon's, or from the two paper boys. [ Two editions are available each evening — the early at 5.30 and late at 6.20. Tlip 'Mprrnrv' contains all the latest of local news as well as all the latest sporting, Australian and Overseas news. Have your copy posted or delivered daily. Singleton Office: John St., Singleton, next to Schofield's Garage. Job printing orders, adverts, or news paragraphs accepted at this office.

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BOXER HURT SYDNEY, Firday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

BOXER HURT SYDNEY, Firday. George Carroll, about 20, of Aber crombie-street, Chippendale, collaps ed In his dressing room at Sydney Stadium last night, after being out pointed in a l'our-round bout by Bobby Hammond. He was admitted to hos pital.

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WORKMEN COLLAPSE MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

. WORKMEN COLLAPSE I ; MELBOURNE, Friday. ? Yesterday's sudden hurst of heat -?was responsible for iiie cnlla])se of two workmen. Tlicy were Erie Tucker and ,To]m Rex Taylor, botli of South Melbourne. They were treated at Alfred Hospital for heat stroke.

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OTHER NEWSPAPER SELECTIONS FOR TATTERSALL'S [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

OTHER NEWSPAPER SELECTIONS FOR TATTERSALL'S Hurdle Race Juvenile Stks. Carrington Stks. Novice Hep. Pact Wltr. Mils/ Deniiian Hop; ; . 'Dally. News' Spearbine . . 1 Sobersides . 1 Reception . . 1 High Rank . . 1 Valhalla . . 1 Sedunum . . 1 Glaucus ... 2 Many Ways . 2 D. Wedding. . 2 Prince Arifcl . 2 Breeze ... 2 Binnia Hero . 2 Tweedside 3 Peruke ... 3 Anne .... 3 T. Nineteenth 3 Leeds .... 3 Curiosity. . . 3 - 'S.M. Herald' Tower Hill .1 Sobersides . .1 Reception . . 1 High Rank . . 1 Glorious . .1 Binnia Hero i. 1 Tweedside.. . 2 Tidal Wave . 2 Bradford . . 2 T. Nineteenth 2 Leeds .... 2 John Peel . . 2 Glaucus . . . 3 Many Ways . 3 Anne . . . 3 Conlon ... 3 Valhalla .' ' 3 Curlosjty -. . 3 'D. Telegraph' Glaucus , . . 1 Many Ways . 1 Anne . ... 1 High Rank . . 1 Breeze ... 1 . .Binnia Hero . 1 ..Tweedside . . 2 Roxford . . . 2 Grey Derby . 2 Prince Ariel . 2 Black Fern . 2 Talkalot . . 2 -Spearbine-. , 3 Sobersides . 3 Bradford . . 3 Melorado . . 3 Flaring . , , 3 . Sedunum . ....

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HEAD WOUNDS Pedal Cyclist Injured NEWCASTLE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

j HEAD WOUNDS \ Pedal Cyclist Injured \ NEWCASTLE, Friday. ; Lloyd Walls, 14, of Brighton Avenue, I Toronto, was riding a bicycle in Dai'by-st., Cook's Hill, to-day, when I the generator became wedged in the ' Iront wheel, throwing him to the road 3 way. He suffered a large lacerated wound ) to the head, contusions and abrasions j to the forehead and shock. -' Newcastle Ambulance rendered first ^ aid and conveyed him to Newcastle ! General Hospital. I ?

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

llrTHE HISTORY OF THE TURF WAS ® : I® W.KITCHENER, WHOSE WEIGHT WAS : I® ONLY 2 STONE 7 POUNDS, WHEN I? ¥j : !Jl HE RODE 'DEED DEER4 TO SUCCESS Z- -Mm-ZmW AT HILLSTON (N. 5. W.) LAST f- ; V- SEASON.A VISITING TEAM &-, ' f INCLUDED 3 GENERATIONS — j| : -fMr - SON, FATHER AND GRANDFATHER.;.] : M-MSlglS THE GRANDFATHER PLAYED IN : THE FRONT ROW OF THE FOR- : 7 WARDS, THE TOUCJH EST POSITION p : livh?' ? I itJ^^:'-''^M^P00LGRAND NATIONAL & A | : i^^M^r^J^^STEEPLECHASEIN 192?, S : WHEN 'GREGALA.CH' |1''' ITS (WAMPI0N5M0KING ^ | sports talks ||cg® QUALITV FROM THE HIGH 1 | Condudodby 1^^^^ GRADE VIRGINIA LEAF USED 1 I Charlos Lawranc0 IN ITS PRODUCTION. ONE 1 I 2IHD PUFF WILL CONVINCE YOU THAT I -? I FRIDAY ¥ - ? ? IT'S A CHAMPION SMOKE* f 7.30 CHAMPION RUBV | ^ 439.^.0 ^ ^ ^

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FIREMEN SHOCKED Hose In Contact With Live Wires SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

FIREMEN SHOCKED .; Hose In Contact With Live Wires SYDNEY. Fridav. N 'While fighting a fire at Surry Hills j. : io-day, 20 firemen received a shock -!#- when the hOBe contacted live wires, rl: OtherB also received a shock when f ! si pool of water, in which they were j standing, also became electrified. The power was disconnected, sav Pp Ing them from elecUuuution. ?r Firemen complained that hundreds I?'] Of children blocked the entrance to a laneway leading to the fire, making rjio! it difficult to get a fire engine to the i scene of the blaze.

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WYONG Concluding Events In Detail [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

WYONG Concluding Events I In Detail Maiden Welter Handicap: Lady Tennyson (2-1 on), 1; Pharban (10-1), 2; Charfleld (20-1), 3. Divs. (for 5/-): 6/,' £1/5/, £1/17/6. Three and Four Year-Old Handi cap: Stevart (2-1)', 1; Praesum (5-1-). ? 2; Celloforte (10-1), 3. Dlvs.: £1/0/3, 6/9. Novice Handicap, . first division: Law King (3-1), 1; Questionable (10 1), 2; Pliosphonic (9-4), 3. Divs.: £1/3/3,9/6. Second division: Royalist (3-1), 1; Mid On (6-1), 2; George Ojgilvie (5 2), 3; Divs.: 17/9, 6/3, 5/. Wyong Handicap:, Beryl Joyce (2-1), 1; Grand Billy (3-1),- 2; - Prairie Chief (5-4). , '3. Divs.:. 14/i:: 5/. ' ' Encourage Handicap : . Lord . Balmore (7-4), 1; Bramana;;,'(7-2).. 2;' Salome (6-1). -3. Divs.: 10/9, 6/6, 6/3. - Trial Handicap: The'. KitjO ,(2tl), 1; Evercello- (6-1). '2;-: Silpalorig. (10-1), 3. Divs.: 14/3, 7/6, 7/6. ? . . ./

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Finland's Drive Threatens Russian Railways LENINGRAD TO MURMANSK GATEWAY OF THE KOLA PENINSULA [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Finland's D rive Threatens Russian Railways LENINGRAD TO MURMANSK GATEWAY OF THE KOLA PENINSULA |(Daily War Commentary Supplied by Department of Information) The successful Finnish drive into Russian ' territory is threatening the railway which* runs 700 miles from Leningrad to Port Mur mansk, on the Arctic Ocean, at a distance Varying from 50 to 120 miles from the Fin nish frontier. I Its importance is twofold. In the first place, although it is ? only a single track line, it is the only possible base and sup [ ply route from the Russian forces operating on the northern and central Finnish fronts. In the second place it is the only - railway to the Kola Peninsula, on whose development the p Soviet Government has spent immense sums in recent years. Nurmansk is the only important ice 'free port in European Russia, and the 'most important link in the recontly I opened Arctic trade route to tho Far !: East. It is also a naval base and ar ! sen a!. 5 BALKAN HOPES AND FEARS ' The Powers ...

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BEAULIVRE Leaving for Sydney AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

, BEAULIVRE f Leaving for Sydney AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Friday. As his owner (Mr. E. Harnett) considers that there is nothing mucli left in Now Zealand, Beaulivre, who won his eleventh successive race yes terday, when he easily beat Beau Vite in the Auckland King's Plate, will be feent to Sydney to race. Mr. Barnett said Beaulivre will probably leave next week, .and his first race in Australia will be the Futurity Stakes at Caulfleld. Then he will probably ---be entered for ;? weight-tor-age ? racfl}..v; . The - colt 'will ; probably not return to the Dominion. '

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6000 FOUND JOBS IN STATE LAST MONTH SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

6000 FOUND JOBS IN STATE LAST MONTH SYDNEY, Friday. Tho Minister for Labour and In dustry (Mr. G. C. Gollan) stated that thoro was a steady increase in em ployment in New South Wales dur ing the past few months. At the end of October, there were 51,326 unemployed males in the State, compared with 47,550 at the end of November. Mr. Gollan was commenting on a report by the League of Nations that unemployment had increased through out the world since the outbreak of war. The Government Statistician's ures show that 856,861 persons v in employment in the State at end of November, as against 8 048 at the end of October, an crease of more than 6000. W had been an increase of about J 000 in the number employed s' ' the end of November, 1938. j Of the 38,000 children who usu: J left school each year, it was exP ed that little difficulty would be perienced In finding work for tl In 1940, he said. | I |

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