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Broadcasting Lines Cut In Beta Fraud [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
Broadcasting Lines Cut In Beta Frariil A conspiracy to defraud starting price boofcmhkdrs In Victoria, New' South Wales and elsewhere it alleged to bo behind the intcrfofcneo to broadcast descriptions of tho last raco at Ascot (Victoria) on December 16. over 3LO, 3DB and 3XY. The raeo broadcasters for these' stations were: From left — Jim Carroll (3LO), Eric Welch (3DB), and Harry Solomons (3XY). Hariy William Solomons, who broadcast a description of tho race threa minutco after the finish, has boen arrested by the Victorian police.
GREY UNIFORMS For A.I.F. Nurses MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
GREY UNIFORMS . For A.I.F. Nurses ( MELBOURNE, Saturday. ~- Details of the uniforms of nursei ' who will travel oversea with tha ' Second A.I.F. have been made avail-' able by the Minister for the Army,'' Mr. Street. t Outdoor uniforms will comnrise n' tailored Norfolk coat and skirt of : grey serge or gabardine, plain shirt blouse of cream silk, grey felt hat.; chocolate-coloured puggaree, tailor made greatcoat of grey waterproof, , greyraincoat, black or tan shoos,, grey or tan stockings, grey kid, . gloves, and straw panamas for hot . weather. War or working uniforms for mar. trans will be as for sisters and staff, nurses, except that chocolate-colour.,, cd cuffs will bo worn. Sisters' ivarflL uniforms will bo as for staff nurses.^ except that two chocolate bands half an inch wide will be worn six inches above the wrist — allowing for whitp linen cuffs. Ward uniforms for staff nurses will comprise a one-pieco overall of washing material coolured light grey, white Peter Pan collar...
HUNTER CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
HUNTER CATTLE Sales nt Winchcombo Carson's,;' Homebush auction last Thursday inr : eluded J. and W. Reynolds, Ravens- ; worth, 12 bullocks at £11/3/; Balleyj ; ?Rvno Whitt .In chain. 25 Gtoers to £10/ IS/, a vp., £10/17/2; Jupp Bros., Gross., ford, 30 steers to £10/2/, avg., £9/.,; 16/G, 20 vealers to £S/14/, avg., £7/fr. 14/. ? . ? Evil is temporal: it is tho illusion - of time and. mortality. This being; true, sin has no power; and fear, itg \ coeval, is without divine nutliorlty. J Sin can do nothing: all cause and ; effect are in God. — Mary Baker ; Eddy. :
REAL ESTATE Good Trade In Sydney Suburbs VALUES MAINTAINED SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
REAL ESTATE Good Trade In Sydney Suburbs VALUES MAINTAINED SYDNEY, Saturday. The International tension In the early months of 1939 and the outbreak of war In September, se riously affected the city Invest ment market, but suburban busi ness suffered very little. i Flats have been in steady demand, ahd residential properties in all sub urbs, especially between North Syd ney and Hornsby, have boon keenly sought for throughout tho year. Values in all classes of real estate have been well maintained. The fluctuations in real state trans actions during tho past fivo yearn are shown in the following table: — City. Suburban. Country ? £ £ £ 1935 .. 1,238,058 2,333,7S5 339,111 193G .. 1,174,431 2,993,843 128,114 1937 .. 887,634 4,367,877 SO, 281 193S .. 1,185,165 5,083, [-S9 205,421 1939 .. 575,082 4,925.390 81,959
SAVED FROM A WATERY GRAVE WAGGA, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
SAVED FROM A WATERY GRAVE WAGGA, Saturday. James Tlldcn saved Miss Camelia Booth, 17, and James Gordon, 23, from drowning In tho Murrumbidgeo River. Miss Booth got into difficulties in a whirlpool. She called for help, hut her companions thought sho was jok ing. When It was seen that she was sinking, however, Gordon went to her assistance. Tho girl dragged him under. Tilden went to tho rescue, and brought the girl to tho bank. He then wont back and brought Gordon In.
WORK OF R.S.P.C.A. Unwanted Dogs And Cats SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
WORK OF R.S.P.C.A. Unwanted Dogs And Cats SYDNEY, Saturday. More than 40,000 unwanted dogs and cats are destroyed in the lethal chambers each year in Sydney. Once, hundreds of half-starved dogs and cats roamed the streets and, besides troubling the conscience of the animal-lover, constituted a public nuisance. They have all — or nearly all — disappeared in the cam paign waged by the Royal Society for tho Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Nearly 2000 people visit the Dogs' Home every year to choose a dog. but fewer thanlOO potential cat adopters go there.
ANZAC BUFFET [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
ANZAC BUFFET Mr. P. Baker, a member of the committee of the Anzac Buffet, said that it was not proposed to seek a liquor licence for the Anzac Buffet in Ilydo Park. He added that the buffot would bo staffed by contin gents of women volunteers. During the week ended December 23, 037,453 bags of wheat were des patched from country stations in Now South Wales, making a total of 4,191,710 'bags for the current sea sou, compared with .5,(69,614 bags at. the coiTtspondl.ig period last 3eason.
LOCHINVAR Farewell to A.I.F. Men PRESENTATIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
L0CHINVAR Farewell to A.I.F. Men PRESENTATIONS A meeting to arrange a fare well to Messrs. S. Richards, R. Russell and W. Miller, who are soon to go overseas with the A.I.F., was held in Lochinvar School of Arts last night. Mr. J. Cantwell presided, and de spite the short notice there was a good attendance. Apologies for non attendance and promises of support were received from Messrs. R. Ekert, B. Heagney, J. Leehy, K. Way, J. Bateman, and Cr. W. N. Owen. It was decided to go ahead and make arrangements for a function to be held on Tuesday night next, and If it is impossible for the boys to 'get leave it was resolved to buy a pres ent of an air cushion, an eversharp pencil, and a knife, fork and spoon combination for each man, and for someone from the village to journey to Liverpool, or for an order to be sent to a Sydney store. These articles were selected after a lengthy discussion, and Messrs. Cre bert, Ferguson and Boughton, who served in the last war, decided they would be the...
DAIRYING SCOURS IN CALVES [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
DAIRYING SCOURS IN CALVES If scouring in calves has occurred on tho farm, the pens, yards and houses should not be used agaiii for calves, but new yards and pens should be erected oil a fresh site. If the buildings are of solid construc tion and lend themselves to thorough disinfection such may be carried out, but it must be borne in mind that it is almost impossible to satisfactorily disinfect earthen yards. The new pens and yards should be so placed that they will not receive any drainage from the infected yards. At the first sign of scouring the ap parently healthy calves should be re moved to a clean paddock and no con tact (direct or indirect) should be per mitted between tho healthy and sick animals. All feeding utensils used for sick calves should be scrubbed with soda and water and scalded well before be ing used for healthy calves. Cows should bo permitted to calve in a clean paddock (fortunately this is usually the case) and the calf should remain with the mother as long a...
Soldiers Show Their Appreciation [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
Soldiers Show Their Appreciation The soldiers' recreation rooms in Maitland are price less to the soldiers of all camps, who love to visit them. The hostesses are very rare jewels indeed — the sett ing as rich as the jewels that adorn it, writes 'Medical.' It is no wonder the soldiers think highly of 'The Home,' as it is so affectionately called. Peace and quietness pre vail in those rooms where so desired, while the Tadio, piano and phonograph pro vide all the amusement re quired. But who wishes for any pleasanter way of pass ing time than by chatting to the ladies, who have en deared themselves to all soldiers by the way they de vote themselves to our care and attention? It is a rare privilege to visit 'The Home' ; it reminds us of what we have so rec ently left behind, and which, we hope, one day to revisit and continue the old threads of life once again, please God. We do so appreciate and revere the ladies at the soldiers* recreation rooms. Ladies, we salute you! Rutherford, De...
Letters to Editor [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
'ysz* VU -S (All letters and other communlca- | tions are given careful consideration, and the Editor cannot enter into dis cussion with the writers in tho event of rejection. Rejected letters are not returned to the senders. Writers of letters must furnish their names and addresses, not necessarily for publica tion but for the information of tho Editor.)
TIN HARES OR TIN HATS? [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
TIN HARES OR TIN HATS? Sir, — Your correspondent 'Vigi- lant,' writing on the matter o£ dog racing quotes thus. 'Good dogs never stumble; good sports never grum ble; good mugs never tumble.' Well, it is time some one 'turn- 1 bled,' for Australia is trying to run an army of racing greyhounds and an army of soldiers. It can't be done. The huge cost of our defence pro gramme should convince 'Vigilant' and those associated with him that it is not a question of increased prize money, but of any prize money at all. If someone does not wake up, and quick at that, we will soon be iu tho grip of a military dictatorship under a War Precautions Act, or worse still under the iron heel of Com munism. Tin hares and tin hats don't go to lether. — Yours, etc., ? ? 'CITIZEN.'
THE CHURCHES To-morrow's Services : [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
THE CHURCHES To-morrow's Services : At the West Maitland Congregat ional Church divine worship will be at the usual hours of 11 a.m. a«;d 7.15 p.m. Next Sunday, January 7, New Tear services will be held. There will be special music and occasional addresses. New Year services will be held in the Baptist Church, West Maitland. Mr. A. Foxlee will be the preacher in the morning, and the pastor will preach at night, taking as his topic 'The Guidance of God.' A special New Year message will be given by the pastor at Hinton at 11 a.m. The mid-week prayer meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 3, at 7.45 p.m. A hearty invitation to worship with us is extended to all. New Year's Eve services will be conducted in the Presbyterian Church of St. Stephen's, East Maitland, at 9 a.m. and 7.15 p.m., and in St. An drew's. ? Largs, at 11 a.m. by. the Rev. Andrew Watson. Visitors to the -lis- trict are cordially invited to join in these services in this beautiful church, but specially to call upon...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
PERSONAL Mr. Hawtlirone, who will be remem bered as the teacher in charge of the Eagleton School about 11 years ago, paid Raymond Terrace a visit during the week. He was accompanied by his son and daughter-in-law. Two old identities, Mrs. Pine! and Mrs. Cunningham, daughters of the late Mr. George Cooper, former ran ger of the local park, are spending the week-end in Maitland renowing old acquaintances.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 30 December 1939
? AMUSEMENTS ^ TO-NIGHT, SATURDAY | TO-NIGHT ALSO SHOWING ' SATURDAY i,ii MONDAY AND TUESDAY I ? ONLY ? BARBARA STANWYCK, ADOLPHE MENJOU IN— ' GOLDEN BOY 4 , Vi c:- (Not suitable for Gen. Exhlb.) '''1 ?- BOROTHEA KENT, FRANK JENKS, ANDY DEVINE IN— :;\ STRANGE FACES ALSO SHOWING GAZETTE AND SHORT8. MATINEE AT PALACE MONDAY, 2 P.M. TUMGHT (SATURDAY) ONLY j I NURSE EDITH CAVELL. 1 1 HAWAIIAN NIGHTS. | GAZETTE & DONALD THE DUCK CARTOON j THEATRK NEXT I ' 'matinee BOTH THEATRES MONDAY, 2 P.M. f RANDOLPK1 SCOTT, MARGARET LINDSAY, PRESTON FOSTER IN— | 20,000 MEN A YEAR. \ (For General Exhibition ). I ' JOHN GARFIELD, PRISCILLA LANE IN— ' '' - ! DUST BE MY DESTINY j ALSO SHOWING FULL SUPPORTING PROGRAMMg. f The Management and Staff of Palace Theatre, Savoy Theatre, i and Prince's Pictures, wish you | I HIPPY Al PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR | ^ EUCHRE K LITERARY INSTITUTE SATURDAY NEXT. /^Jood Prizes. Play starts at S.15. Pj Supper Provided. ^ b510 H. STEVENS, Supervisor. rajASKED LADIES' DAN...