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IN THE SMOKER WHAT WAS SHE AFTER? [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
?IN THE SMOKER WHAT WAS SHE AFTER? Mrs. Skiffington, during the course of an afternoon call on Mrs. Biffington, sought the Iatter's advice regarding a proposed divorce action. 'Well.' said Mrs. Biffington, on the conclusion of her friend's lengthy recital of her woes, ''You have had your marital troubles just like the rest of us; but I am. not at all sure that j-ou would be justified* in taking this step. You have no. other grounds for seeking a divorce, hsve }*ou?' Mrs. Skiffington hesitated a moment, and then added: 'To tell you the truth, in addition to what I have said, I have a brother who is a lawyer, and. I am very anxious to give him something to do.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
OUR TENTH ANNUAL COMPETTOON \| IT COSTS YOU NOTHING TO ENTER. ' ' ** MICK SIMMONS 1.TD. : 'Sure Catch' Fishing Competition to be held at BISHOP ISLAND (Mouth of the River) (Generally known as ?'Hercules Bank') NOVEMBER 14, 1926 AND FOLLOWING SUNDAYS. : Open to AU Comers, Amateurs Only (toe Finn's Employees exempted), - the only condition being that All Competitors must purchase a fishing * line when entering. This being our Tenth Competition, and owing to the generous support given us by ail Anglers, we have decided to offer taie following prises, value £20: — ? FOB HEAVIEST COLLECTIVE WEIGHT OF FISH. ^ Prize 'SUEE CATCH' Value Prize 'SUEE CATCH' Value 1st Fishing Tackle £3 12 6 4th Fishing Tackle £0 15 0 2nd ** ?'* 2 10 O 5ttt ' ' 0 10 0 3rd ' ' 10 0 6th ' ' 0 7 6 FOR LARGEST NUMBER OF FISH. Prize 'SUEE CATCH' Value Prize 'SURE CATCH' Value 1st Fishing Tackle £2 12 6 4th Fishing Tackle £0 12 6 2nd ' ' 1 10 0 5th ' ' 0 7 6 3rd ' ' 10 0 6th ' ' 0 5 0 - FOR HEAVIEST SINGLE FISH. Prize...
AN UNEXPECTED PLEASURE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
AN UNEXPECTED PLEASURE One side of the famous Devils Glen \vas open to the public; the other side was kept strictly, private by the land lord. A visitor, ignoring the notice boards, was walking up the private side of the glen when he was met by a choleric old gentleman, who shouted: 'What do you mean, sir. by trespassing on my propety ?'' 'Great Scott!'' replied the visitor.- 'I knew this was the Dovil's Oku., but } novcr expiated to meet the propric ior!'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
l^i&fatjii Amateur Racing Club !. TO-MORROW (Monday) TO-MORROW OOTOBER IS. «-' ALSO. ; THURSDAY, NEXT, OCTOBER 21 7 ? RACES — — 7 First Race, 1 p.m. TRQTTINtt MEETING First Race, 1-30 p.m.' Trams direct to Couree every few Minutes. PRICES* OF ADMISSION : Taddock: GentSeuen 10/ (including tas); Ladies: 5/ (including tax). Leger: Gentlemen, 2/0 ) including tax) ; Ladies 2/9 (including tax). Motors, Vehicles, and Horses Free. E. J. LAWRENCE, Manager TOM DOBSON Victoria's Leading Turf Adviser. ~ The only adviser actually clocking .s+ gallops. . 35 years' experience. AU information latest gallops £oi (i warded by wire. **' . Fee 30/ monthly. | Box S76i, G.P.O., Melbourne* f^ ' ? p,. , y* . ^?'?ggMMMMgr; ''1M ' *n s ~ aiillbi WIIBi ^ mlllf'TUHHilBl Get the liquor in time for the v , festivity. No disappointments when ifs urgently needed. Sing Central 925. Include Pot Still Rom at 6/6. ^ tloMcSllPPlY - - v t«nfeTrtw«Ofr6EOB&t5T. gmnniiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii f —...
SOUTH COAST ROAD "IMPORTANT EPOCH" PREMIER OPENS BRIDGES [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
SOUTH COAST ROAD ? - , *? \ ? :. ? ? ? ' # ?'.'.* . -IMPORTANT EPOCH' PREMIER OPENS BRIDGES SOTTTHPOBT, Saturday- — The 'of- ficial opening ceremonies in connectiou with the Burleigh. Heads bridge, the Guitumbin bridge, and- the Palm Beach road» -were performed to-dar by the Premier. (Mr- W. M-'Cormack), in the presence of a large gathering. An of ficial luncheon --was held at the ralm Beach .Hotel, where nearly 200 persons were; entertained -by.* the . Qooteugatta and Kcrane, Councils. \ . i : ? The ojening. of these Info bridges and road- meqrheS. :' the -linking ^upr,ofVSoutb port .and Cooiangatta . by' one. of-, the best motor roads in- .the Myate.'Kbt only will it proride one !o£ iho. most fleliglttf nl e^a-f ront * suns : ia ; ^.ufetralii, But: Ma,' .aJsp1 considerably, jcSuce fhQ distance-t)er««eii: (3ool^ng»tt» ; and, Eria-i baho, ? and completely eliminate the Tal lebudffcra Bango. ?. The cost oftheeiec^ tion of the -BorJejgh Meads bnage was borne equally by tbe councihs of...
STATE FORECAST [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
STATE FORECAST Except ior scattered showers along the far northern coast, and possibly a tfeundershower at first along the sub-tropical coastline, generally fine. Chilly in the sub tropical interior and ground frost likely on i-arts of the Downs and adjacent country, but soon becom . ing wanner throughout, and hot in the western half by Monday. South westerly veering south-easterly winds in south-east, otherwise south-easterly, freshening on the coast, but veering easterly and north-easterly over the interior. CITY. Fine and cooler, with south easterly to easterly winfls, freAtn ing at tim».
THE TIVOLI ARRAY PICTORIAL CONCERT ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
11E TIVOLI ARRAY PICTORIAL ? i CONCERT ARTISTS | The Tivoli Theatre to-morrow. Tues- i day, and Vednesday will offer patrorjs an eniort a inroont of a high standard. The items include ''Say It Again,' Paramount mystorpirre. 'The High Stoppers,' a First National special, the second of Steve Douoghues' racing stories, an exclusive film of Beryl Mills' (Miss Australia's) v:sit to Hollywood — niei-ting the sm-i.'il and screen pcrsou alitif-s — and at the afternoon and evening sessions- Madame Lilian Gibson, Aus tralia's brilliant contralto. ''Say It Again' is a 1'ara.mont produc tion, tVnturing Rii-hard Bix and a cast of well known players. It is a milea niijiutc comedy-romance, which gives the athletic star opportunity for the dis play of his abilities, both as an acrobat and as a comedian. Hun.-our pervades the whole of this production, which holds the inn'resi unxii ini! nn:n xaue uuu Sir Phillip Gibb's novel of war's after m.-itli. ''Heirs Apparent,' has been tran 31-ribed to tho si...
GAME 2000 YEARS OLD [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
GAME 2000 YEARS OLD I There has been exhibited at the Koya? } Society ,i p:irlour game discovered 201 years ago on n palimpsest, written 2001 years ago covering a description of anj invention of 2000 ye:irs ago. It was a pastime of t.he Greeks and Komans at tributed to the Greek inventor Archi med'\«. Before the removal of the upper writing whirlt appeared on the yislirup s-\h nil that was known of the game was that, it oonsuMed of pieces contained in a square box used io ukA? figures of men, animal?, and so on. I'ow. bowev-'ty it is possible *o mikr tbe a.^uai pircos.j triangular bits of wood, and to build : from them g s.hip, a dog. n horse, scl elephant, and rnni''' r.thir thit.~£. Ar.ihi-j medes is s-sid -o byre ropirded even uri wat/T-rawing =?'««? -»s 'inworib;' of the dignity of a :-iia.n of s^cne?. TLis s'a.c- g:-?5.ts t.bnt he vjuM i-»] no great thriH of pride ai boriruig *bat his little puiz!^ wss -interesting br»tb l^-irned and sinlpls in the iTntirth century.
WELL GROOMED ADOLPHE MENJOU'S TRAINING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
WELL GROOMED ADOLPHE MENJOU'S TRAINING WJiy is AiJolphe Men jo u the best dressed man on the screen? This is the question that many aiotion pic ture actors would like to have an swered. 'Whether lie is attired in the glittering 'raiment of a king or is a ''ready made,' Mr. Mcnjou' im parts an air cf sartorial splendour to nrs clothes. In 'The Aeo of Carls.*' Mr. Mcnjou portrays a young English guards lieutenant in the first part a:vl ,i sophisticated civilian in the latter reels. During the filming of the bar racks sequence, Alire Joyce. Norman Trevor, Thilip Sterling,' ajid Susa:i Fleming, the featured players, were discussing Mr. Menjou's uniforms and how well he wore them. When hi? scene was finished, ihey asked him about the uniform lie was wearing, and this interesting fact came to light in the ensuing conversation. Mr. Afenjou has beeu wearing mili tary uniforms ginco 3)e was seven years old. At thnt age, he related, be wos sent by his pareDts to St! Joseph's seminary. where, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
By exclusive arrangement between the Directors cf Haymarkets' Tivoli Theatre* LtA || and the Australian Renresentatives of Cecil B. De MiUe, 'The Votea Bcrtmaii wffl be p presented with complete stage prologue and orchestral accompaniment for a special g \ season at — ? . .5, ' Ss '** j It/ 'i*S2£# Ik^ th 2 k I & ^B' b VI ^'^ Sm ' '«hHhi ~'t££' M W lias caffi^d tlif* y I fcW™l O ^head in entertainment Emj f wMllmMfflm W% SUDDENLY one magnificent photo- FTJf S i« drama has dared to be new! New UHs H I ^ I i&l arid indescribable when men haul and IjfJ 1 LA. ^/? P$l falter and fall, then stagger on again — 13 H - rejfeif v jLJ roped like cattle to great river boats ?J ~§ K£jgli|liL ITl that they tow against the Volga's tides. W| 2 kS^^^9H Iff Weals on their bodies ; a song on their W| |f \ PmiWililfnJiiiiffl! pgl j«pS- They sing to forget their slavery Ml -j I — S*T ? 1 1^1 Here's their story — new; charged with |d :f «1 p^ human force through a thousand £j| -I 0^^^mh*^...
LIGHT THERAPY POWERFUL STIMULANT VALUE OF TANNING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
LIGHT THERAPY j ♦ — - i POWERFUL STIMULANT VALUE OF TANNING VThat we long since discovered in sunny .Australia, and have turned to healthful account, is at last becoming known in the Northern Hemisphere. Light therapy is the niedic-il i'.irl of me moment, says Galielma F. Alsop, college physician at Barnard College -New York -;it.v, writing i:l 'The Woman Citizen.' It has Jong been known that the sun's sped nun is composed not only of different colours, but of rays of many different properties and values, divided roughly into the hc.it rays and the chemical jays. A la to discovery shows also curative rays, invisible to 'unaided human eyes. As the X-ray machine has become a regular therapeutic equipment of the modern hospital, so recently many new light-therapy lamps arc being rapidly added to the healing instru ments, available in disease. Wc read further: In England uherc, due to the log aud smoke, sunlight is rarclv ever rmiY- .i new kind of glass is being manufactured which will ...
PRETTY GIRLS ARE USEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
FKKTTY GIRLS ARE USEFUL. A well-known business ma a, a keen ; motorist, who h;is. however. spent ! very little time studying Ihe meolianical side of jsint^rin?, was hailed the other ' day by :; friend. i 'I sri.v, old. chap,' li 3 siarwd. 'How is it I -ee you always with a preUy girl beside you when you are driving. 1 Von seeui to have made a collection t-£ pretty girls. Why is it,vr? I '&o, you've noticed it,' fs.-Ij-j Hie ? motorist. ''vTcll, t-! t«?U you the truib, j I prefer prprty gir!?. I always find I th^m so useful.' ? 'Useful'' queried his iririii. | '1 tro'jldn't go for a ride anywh^ri without -i pretty girl,' replied, the och?r. 'Tl. y'ra splendid if there is a breaks T'v-n. !No motorist wo.uld ever j pass beauty in dist'TprF : so if tire. . is a 1 puncture O' a'jy otb°r trouble. T ^upt J get. out and stroll slowly on until she gets it fixed for rtr- '
VALLEY THEATRE SPARKLING STARS PICTORAL AND PHYSICAL [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
VALLEY THEATRE SPARKLING STARS PICTORAL AND PHYSICAL Quite a big array of stars will be featured at. the Valley Theatre tomor row. -Tuesday, and Wednesday. Colletn \loorc will be seen jji 'Ella. Cinders.' Saliy O'Xeil], Constance Bennett, aud -To:jii Ciawford are featured in 'Saliv, Irene, and Man-,'1 a Metro Goldwyn mastcrpice. whilst at the .-iflernoou and «-ve3i;n-i ^ession^ 'The Avi;ins.' pheno uien;:! European artists, will be. presented in their net entitled -Flight of Fan-.'y.' 'Ela Cinders' is the story of a giri of humble eircumstjinces Avho longed to become a movie qui'eu. She is for tun 'to in scouring a part in n play, -'''d wins not only sucec?s. but vonjam-e a.s well, for VMn falls in love with the i--eni::ji. pi::yed by Lloyd Hughes, who. iu re.il life, is :i millionaire. Those who h::ve seen Colleen in her many big successes will probably accept 'Ella Cinders' as her best vehicle. 'Mary. Saliy. and Irene' were in deed three wonderful musical comedy sue iTSsex. Envh I...
DO ROLES RE-ACT? SCREEN ARTIST'S VIEWS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
DO ROLES RE-ACT? SCREEN ARTIST'S VIEWS From a- psychologist's viewpoinr \t. , was interesting to learn whether thr. j characters an netor plays affcH; hir- j own j-hara.eter, but in th«? opinion of Adolphc Meniou. long identified Trith somewhat villainous roles and just. completing his portrayal of Satan in the new T). *W. Griffith production, f Sorrows of Satati,' it v.is slightly embarrapsing. 'Although the discussion has aii airkward reflection in the rireiini stanees,' said Mr. Menjou. *WI must confess that the parts an aetor plays do have an affect upon his own char Sitting in judgment before the High Court. 'The Volpa Boatman' pleads for the life of the Princess prepared to give his all for her. A touching scene from Cecil B. De Mille's new era super special, 'The Volga Boatman' coming to the Tivoli Theatre to-morrow week. ' I ?netcr. It is natural that, they should. Whether wo are actors or 'not, ive are all imitative animal?. 'We all go through life playing parts. We all emu...
Road Patrols [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
Road Patrols Yesterday afternoon one of tl?e ► &.A-6.Q. guides patrolled the road, to Wellington - Point, Cleveland and R«4 land B&y. on the occasion of the motor outing for children of the Queen Alex andra Borne, and also the weekend riin o£ iBombers of the ipswieh branch of th« club. . - To-day guides will patrol the ro.-iils to Be&ejjffe, Woody Point, Scarborough,; 'Welliiigfton Point, Cleveland, Victoria Point, Bc-dland' Bay. and also the Sou:b port road as far as the Camera tbrry. This latter patrol will be via Salisbury, Knraby, Loganlea,, and Waterford, &o f- that members motoring to Tambourine Mountain will be catered for during about half of the journey. Acceleration Test As announced in the 'Fixtures/* it has been ^decided by the B.A-CQ. to -hold -aii acceleration test and basket picnic next Saturday, 23rd instant. The arrangements are now being made, an! particulars trill be given' through the columns of 'The Daily Mail.' Bridges at Burleig...
COLONEL F. S. JACKSON GOVERNOR OF BENGAL [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 17 October 1926
COLONEL F. S. JACKSON ? ^ — GOVERNOR OF BENGAL fiUSTRALIAK CABLE .SERVICE.) LONDON, Saturday.— Colonel the Hon.-F. S.; Jackson, Sf.P.,- until recently ?chairman of 'the Conservative 'party, has been offi-.-ially notified ? of his appoint ment as Governor of Bengal, which o—cc -he Viil assume in March. i Tiie Hon. Francis ' Staniey Jackson, ' B.A-, late Lieutrnsnt-Colonel co.mmandtng . the 2nd Ulrislon or the 7th W. Torts, has 'been cliaJr man of the Unionist party slnee March. 1923, and ' M P. for the Ho-wen6nirC . diiision ' of .Yorkshire since 1915. He wag born In J\o member, 1870.' and was educated; at Harrow, and Trinity College.. CembrldEe. He was ?Financial Secretary to tbe War Office. 1922-3. He was a star- crteketer, and captained test match teams In England. Be also captained teams from Harrow. - Cambridge, and Yorkshire, and has played for the Gentlemen and other -English teams. He served In South Africa ln 1S00-2. Tvhen he was captain of the Third Royal Lancashire Regimen...