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SEA BATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
SEA BATHING * Watching the surfers of ILe Queensland beaches these summery days, it is difficult to realise that sea bathing is comparatively a nioderu pastime. Humanity may liave made its first evolutionary progress in the water, but our ancestors of a few centuries ago certaiuly looked upon water as a sort of mystery — a substance to lie drunk very sparingly if more potenr. fluids failed, possibly a means pf washing floors, or even the human hands on rare occasions. As for sea water, it was more sacred and more mys - terious, and the ancient Hebrew at least could not conceive a future felicity, save where there 'was no more sea.'' Old chronieles place the first use of the sea for bathing about the mid-eighteenth century, thougii some time before that salt water was a recognised cure for lunatics and for cases tof hydrophobia. In fact, giediaeval doctors did not thiuk anyone could willingly plunge into the ocean unless driven to that drastic step by fear of death. So they pre scrib...
SOCCER SYDNEY FINALS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
SOGCER ;: . ? ^-* ? SYDNEY FINALS ; - . srD2s'EY, Saturday— The British '?;' Association clespd its peason this after* :; nopp with the fi-al of the Metropolitan i' — -iilawarra. knock-out competition^ The ?,'? teams were: — Granville. — Goalkeeper, Atchison; ?'-? full-backs, HU1, 2fece; half-backs,! ;? Huchison, Jones, Hele; forwards, : Bonrke, Olliver, Clarke, Gates, Waldon, f G}adepvirie-Eyde. — Goalkeeper, '?? M'51s8eek; full-backs, Montgomery, ; Post; ha}f -backs, EUis, Henson, Brad ? ley; forwards, Hain, Mackay, Wright, : Jfecfarland, Eoberteon. ( ;' The hajf-timc scpre was: CHades- j ' rine-Byde, 1 goal? Granvillc, nil. The ; final score was, Giadesvillc-Byde, 2 * goals; Granvillc, ail. !
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
Ij^THE, DAILY MAIL.'. :^KW SOUTH WALES BRANCH OFFICE. $ *^JlClLDING- 72VlPITT STREET. SYD ?;'?^?y; -WP. Sydjiey Stock Exchange). -^Psi$iwIy frt'n 3 a*ni, to 9 p.m.. and 12 MS *#?-??? -iuee&»laoo visitpr? to £vd;icy shouio- nm- that copies of i 1 'THE SUNDAY MAIL' I ; 'THE DAILY MAIL.' and 'The Sunday Mail' Motor Koad Guide ??* be. procured at ihis addn-ss. white flics pr Brisbane newsuapers may bo seen. facilities for letter wrHmp arc also jiro viacd. AC-4CU FLORISTS (H. A. l»etersin. m«u w £FCr-- OK- Buildings, tiueen-street. lor wreatjis. Crosses. Weddiiig Bouquets, Cul Flowers. etc. Thonc Central 77*2 ; aftti tours. 413897. /\ -C. HOLLAMi, L.U.q., Surgeon Demist. ]*~f Hibernian Buildings. Adelaide-street. Phon^ Central 3033.
LIGHT IN A DARK ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
LIGHT IN A DARK ROOM The use o' mirror? is 1be b^M way of suggesting light. Most people place a mirror or; the wall opposite to the window. Try placing it on the same wa-:! instead. In this position it re flects the light f=hed by the window on the Jenr] -n-.iJi. Always hang a mirror SO that, it reflects nn object, of bright ness such as a copper pot or a bras? va.5'. .tiri.ii. nngiitjy pollution. dues much lo lighten dark corners and dull shelves, and cijt gins? wil-1 perform the .s;ane gor.fj gervice if it has a dark back ground by way of contrast. Polished floors reflect the light, foo, fo avoid fitted fliior i'riyerings in dark rooms. (Jet a highly polished floor furfae.e and u-«c light coloured ruga.
FLORIDA ART FLORISTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
FLORIDA ART FLORISTS The Florida Art Florists (Messrs. I'etereeu Pros, and Craig Ltd.), of George-street, draw attention in our ad vertising columns to the fact that they hare- no connection jvjth any other firm, and have only the one address, as men tioned abore. They particolarly a6k their numerous customers when communi cating; \eith fliem either by letter or tele phone* to make sure of the address or telephone number, i^s the case may be. At present the firm has a very attractive window display, which is well worth see ing, and is taking orders for clirysau themuuis, dahlias, gladioli, eto
TO-DAY'S BROADCASTING GENERAL PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
t@Sm-s m®APGASTmQ GENERAL PJM?G84MM£ 8t?.T3oii. Wave tength. Time.] BRISBANE. - 1 4QG 385 11—12.30 3—5 7—10 , S¥BfiIE¥. gPC 442 6.30—10 jpBL 353 - C.3D— jp;:C MELBOtJEKE. pLO ^71 6^7,25 S— 11 ^AP iS4 6.15—74,5 8—10 ADELAIDE. pCL ? 305 S.30— 10.30 HOBART. fZL M «7 8rrrrlO ? WJiSTEBN AUSTRALIA. j «WP 1S50 10—18- BEISBANE SESSIONS. Moraing.rTTSer«cc of InterijatioMaJ Bible Students Association iu the School of Arts, Brisbane. Afternoon.— Excelsior Baud pro gramme. Evening. — Service of I.B.S.A., fol lowed by the concert of the Greater . Brisbane Municipal Band.
WEALTH UNTOLD. NEW GUINEA WILDS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
WEALTH UNTOLD. NEW GUINEA WILDS. i Jealously guarded by armed patrplg when the Germans held the territory, and now accessible only to hardy adventurers who ' know how to travel through the country, lies a gold «eld in the Bulelo district. In New Guinea, which may prove «n El Dorado in reality. Reports which have recently been received of finds in tbis re gion have captured the attention of the ; worM, and the eyes of all adventure- ! loving persons are turned in the direc tion of this mysterious territory. In to - morrow's issue of 'The Daily Mail' will be published an article giving the history of the exploits of daring prospectors who, taking their lives in their hands, pene trated the forbidden land. .'New Guinea is rich, amazingly rich,1' the writer states, 'and Bulolo is only the sprouting of the golden harvest that will be garnered.'
SOUTHERNERS TASK FIGHTING FOR RUNS OXENHAM'S HALF-HOUR TOOMBUL WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
^SOUTHERNERS TASK I FIGHTING FOR RUNS V OXENHAM 'S HALF-HOUR Hr . . . ? -;??' ? vl TOOMBUL WINS. , ' Toombul, against South Brisbane, at ?sNo. 1 Exhibition oval, closed with four ^wickets . down for 263 runs, the ..- 'southernefs : Ihus ? having the full after noon to bat,'L. Gill, with Beeston, opened fiike innings,, font Beeston's wicket went at £ie,-wiHi three to him. Thompson, who Siiould . have . been ' regarded as the nian i^for the occasion, hardly rose to it,', al -ijHjough *n? score ?was 61 when he weiit, '^clean - bowled ,? by: Oxenham with a ball ^,4hat took the leg bail: the batsman ^looked to be quite beaten by it. There ?;were four 4's iu the short in&ings, Showing that. the. spirit for the fight was ^pres^nt.h?i3iiii»^asted. ?.'..'. ??: % CH11 waS'^acVfinb batsman from the com Iferaehcomtnt^ leavening caution with .-nter- ?i;jPTisein a manner which could have been '-taken -'as a -pattern, but- which was not. *rB. Oxeoham got J. Beeston's wicket two ;; ,,overs ...
THE ALARM. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
THE ALARM.. About half-way through my lecture I heard a bell ring and saw someone go out a door at the back of the chapel. &nbsp; Then a warder crept past and rushed out of the door behind. There were comings and goings until the Governor himself hurried past me. Still the bell went on ringing, and as it is a lecturer's business to continue in spite of flood, fire or earthquake, I went on too. By and by the Governor, re- turning, whispered: "Do you mind standing up straight, Mr. Kearton! You are leaning against a bell-push." "A Naturalist's Pilgrimage," by Richard Kearton.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
Domestic Notices. IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; LACEY. — In loving memory of Matilda Lacey, who departed this life October 10, 1924. &nbsp; Two years to-day since the hand of fate &nbsp; Robbed me of thee, my long-loved mate. And now the violet and the rose &nbsp; Bloom o'er the spot where thou repose, &nbsp; &nbsp; True emblems, darling, of your life. A loving mother and faithful wife. &nbsp; (Inserted by her husband and sons.) &nbsp; &nbsp; FRENCH. —In loving memory of our dear Rita, &nbsp; &nbsp; who passed away on October 10, 1923. &nbsp; &nbsp; We saw her suffer year by year, It caused us grief and pain &nbsp; To sec her slowly pine away &nbsp; And never say good-bye. &nbsp; (Inserted by her loving father, mother, &nbsp; sisters, and brother.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BEREAVEMENT. Mr. and Mrs K. A. WHEELER and FAMILY &nbsp...
INTERESTING "STUNTS" PICNIC AND CAMP [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
INTERESTING 'STUNTS' PICNIC AND CAMP There are a great many water 'stunts' that can be used at a picnic, where water is handy, or at camp where water is almost always at hand. They are exciting and funny. Here are directions for playing some of them: TUG-OF-WAR. A tug-of-war over a stream of water is fun, in which the losing side is pulled into the water- There is every reason then to pull and win, because, if you do uotj your whole side will be pulled by your opponents into the water and you \rill be 'all wet.' PICK-A-BACK WRESTLING. Pick-a-back wrestling can be done on land, but it's more fun, at least for the spectators, when done in the water. Two strong boys each put a lighter boy on their shoulders, and then ' wade out to where the water is up to their waists. At a. ; signal from the referee, the two boys on top try to wrestle each other off their seats and throw the others into the water. This is strenuous work, especially for the fellows underneiiih the horses, who hold ip t...
NORTH COAST [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
NORTH COAST j NAMBOl'R. Saturday. — The Xortli Coast Lawu Tennis Association continued tho A' rotzcti douMes tennis champjonsliip io-dar in , ttne weather. Score?: C. Boyle — Miss Ambrose v Mr. Shearer— Mrs. Milliner. 6-6. 6-5: B. West — Mrs. Kirk v B. Lsrsham— Mrs. Slade, ! 4-fi. C-0. 6-3: B Apps— Miss Fislier v C. j Baildon— Miss Bcnillseii. (--\. 6-0; Orme— Miss ! Small v T Burns— E. Pwren, 6-1. l-«. 6-4- \ S»m!-fina! :' Onne— Mi?s Bmull v C. Boyle — Miss Ambrose, 2-6. 0-2, 4-6: B. Arns— Misfi F?sher t B. West — Mrs. Kirk. 6-'- P-6. 6-3. The flnals wilj be played nert Saturday. CHANCE proved the best of the 16ft skiffs in their exciting race on Saturday,
FRIENDLY VISIT BOYS SCOUTS OF ORIENT [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
FRIENDLY VISIT BOYS SCOUTS OF ORIENT Eeal enthusiasm for the spread of the Boy Scout movement in Japan and' in China is revealed in various news X»apcrs of those countries. Indeed, an important Osaka newspaper, in conjunc tion with the Federation of Japan Boy Scouts, invited the Boy Scouts ©f ttie elementary schools attached to the Nanyo Uuiversity of Shanghai to visit Japan. This journal believes these Chinese boys are burning with an eager desire to sec the sights of Japan and to taJk with Japanese boys who aTe destined to be their good friends in the future. They are good friends even now, we are told, and it is the belief of this Osaka daily that the Chinese boys will obtain useful information during their Rtav ir- Ja.T-»n. n-hfl that its ultimate effect will be for the greater good of Chinese-Japanese relations. Another Japanese newspaper which joiued in the invitation extended to the Chinese Boy Scouts k the Tokyo '-Tichi Nichi,' which affords an interesting view of the Japane...
SOUTH COAST FINALS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
SOUTH COAST FINALS SOUTHPOUT. Saturday.— The interdislricl ; flnal In the A grade men's section of the i Logan and Albert Tennis -Association fixtures I was played st Queen's Park tliis afternoon bo- I twern Wlllards (winners of Uio Southport di rision) and Pimpama Island (winners of the iteenlt'lgh division). Tho result was a win for Wlllards by 19 games. Detailed scores: — K. C. Amies— J. W. Craufleld (Willards) t A. Kleinschmidt— E. KleinS'-hmidt, 6-4. 6-3, 6-4: v H. Maas— I: Sulfman. 6-8, (5-3. C-4; J. Hardy— G. Morton (WiUardsl v A. Klein itrhmldt— E. Klelnschmint, 6-4, 5-6. 5-G: v H. ! Maas— P. Pultman, (J-l, 6-3, 2-6. Totals:; Willards, nine sets 66 cames: Pirapama Island, three set« 47 games. Willards arc the premiers ' of the Logan and Albert district In the A ? grade men's section. ? The interdist.ri--t final of the C grade misod ! section was also played at Queen's Park this j afternoon, when Northside (winners of the j Southport Division) defeated Coomera (winners of the...
THE BEARD. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
THE BEARD. Among the Jews, Turks, and Eastern nations generally the beard has long been regarded as a sign of mauly dig nitv. To cut it off wilfully was a deadly insult, and the Jews were strictly for bidden to cut' it off ceremoniously, though shaving it was a sign of mourn ing. No greater insult could be offered to a man than to pluck or even touch his beard, hence the phrase 'to beard one,' to defy him, to contradict him flatly, to insult him. By touching or swearing by one's own beard one's good t'aith was assured. Peter the Great im posed a tax upon beards. Everyone. -tbove the lowest class bad to pay 100 roubles, and the lowest class had to pnv a kopeck, for enjoying the luxury Clerks were stationed at the gates of every town to collect the beard tax.
BOY SCOUTS QUEENSLAND SECTION ROVER COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
BOY SCOUTS — ♦ QUEENSLAND SECTION ROVER COMPETITION A competition for -the Eover section will shortly be held, and in order to make this a test of real advanced scout ing a scheme has been devised on the following lines: — The Bovers will work in groups of four, and each group will consider itself the sole survivors of a vessel wrecked on a tropic island. From the wreck they hare salved a tomahawk, one cooking-pot, a scrap of leather, and a few blankets. Luckily they also s-i-'id :i little fJour, tea, sugar, rice, and salt pork, some potatoes, and a few bits of cordage washed ashore during the morning. With the above very limited means, the Rovers are expected to spend a com fortable week-end exploring their sur roundings and making such maps and descriptions a sa party in 6ueh cireum stances would do. In order to prove that such a thing was not only praiirieatJe but could be made also thoroughly enjoyable, a party of scouters gave it a try out. during last week-end ; and if everyon...
IPSWICH [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
IPSWICH Men's Doubles Handicap (final).— E. Krusei- j ? j Cfonnaa v L. Meares— C Greenwsy, C-] ; j y FJlzuibbon— Dale, 6-1. 12-2. Fitzgibbon— : Dale v E. Kruger-J. Gennan, 1-6: v C. Green- ! way— L. Mtares. 6-3. 7-8. C. Grcenway— h. i Meares v FItieSbbon— Dale, 2-6; v E. Krugir — J. Gennan. 1-6. 3-13. Erent won tiy E. ; iCruger^J. Gennan. I
INFORMATION DESIRED BY READER [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
INFORMATION ? ♦ ' — - DESIRED BY READER la compliance ?with a request by H.' Ball, of Herston-road, Kelvin Grove, the information he is desirous of obtaining is subjoined. It should be noted by him-, and'other inquirers that letters on suft jecte for the Boya and Girls Page should be addressed to Martin Hambleton, 'Tae Sunday Mail.' s COMMON WEALTH CABINET. Prime Minister and Minister for Ex ternal Affairs, the Eight Hon. Stanley. Melbourne Bruce, P.C., M.C; Treasurer, Dr. - Earle Christmas Graf ton Page; .Minister for -Home and Territories, Sena tor Sir Thomas William Glasgow, K.C.U., D.S.O., V,P. ; Attorney-General, Mr. 3bhn Greig Latham, K.O.; Postmaster General, Mr. William Gerrand Gibsonj Minister for Trade and Customs, Mr. Herbert Edward - Pratten ; Minister for Works and Bailways, Mr. William Cald well Hill; Minister for Defence, and Minister for Health. Sir Neville Regi nald Howse. Y.C., K.C.B.. K.C.M-G.; Minister for Markets and Migration, Mr. Thomas Paterson; Vice-Presiden...
Puzzles [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
Puzzles BIDDI.E-S1E-REE. My first ig in inkpot, and also in pen ; My second is in dungeon and also in den ; My third is In sidewalk, and also in way; My fourth is In yardarm. and also in stay ; My fifth is in toiler, and also in work; My sixth is in jarring, and also in jerk : My ieventh'R in KaMil-.t^. ;-nd tlsj in Kaie; My whole is a city both wealthy and great. PUNCTUATE. Kvery ? lady in this land. Has 20 nails upon earli hand. Fire and twenty on liands anO fiet, All. this is true without deceit. Conundrum. — What professional men are oftcu seen working with a will? Conundrum. — What weapon does the earth most closely resemble? Martin Hambleton will acknowledge all answers if received by Saturday, October 23. ANSWERS TO PUZZLES OF OCTOBER 3. ' Conundrum. — Scissors. . Buried Flowers. — Pink Daisy, Pansy Kose. Conundrum. — The lark. Conundrum. — A friend in need is a fritiii Indeed. Correct answers were received from the fol lowing: — 0 Wynne. Corinda: 1. 2, 4. i. Marshall. Wes: E...