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Pictorial Fragments Tell of Britain's Stern Battle for Aerial Parity. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Pictorial Fragments Tell of Britain's Stern Battle for Aerial Parity Australian National Airway'safleet of Douglas aircraft pictured at Essendon. These machines are of the most up-to-date and modern planes in the world to-day. Every comfort is Installed for the pea sengers, and every de:ice known to science installed to aid the pilots to make flying as safe as human hands can" devise It.. Each machine carries 20 passengers, two pilots and stewardess.. These machines are powered with two Wright Cyclone engines of 760 h.p. each, and cruise at 1i?R t 200 m.p.h. Speeds have averaged approx. 240 m.p.h. Imperial Airway's Latest Airlit.,r, the Mala, with the flying boat' Mercury, on top of it. It is comnionly called the "Pick-a-back" plane. The Mercury is catapulted from its back during flight. The start of the round England Air Race a few weeks ago. The limit plane taking off. Royal`Air Force planes demonstrating before the Air Minister .in England, at Kendon Aerodrome. The Minister for D...
Rapidity of Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Rapidity of Progress. The rapid development of aviation since the epoch making flights of the Wright Bros. in 1903, was a direct outcome of the world war. It was estimated that In the years 1914-18, the Allies manufactured 51,000. planes, and Germany 48,000:planeso. ,There Is no doubt that during this ,priod, the time and money spent. in; research, etc. by the various Governments was speeded up to a vtat degree,'-: and would not. have , been .; possiable in peace time conditions. Aviation is now considered as- reliable and safe as any other source -of.. mechanised travel, and to prove theofact; it may be noted that insurance companies are' prepared to accept insurance on air pilots and passengers lines at the same premiums as' other" 'trLvedllers. In Australia last year It' s' estimated that 21,000,000 gallons of motor spirit was, consumed, of which aviation ac counted for approximately .4,000,000 gallons. Lives lost, in aeroplane acci dents (commercial and military) were eleven. Pe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Your Developing and Printing i A CAMERA.. GIVES YOU RECORDS .OF THESE PLANES.' I CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH PRICES. ALSO ALL. FILMS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC .'SUPPLIES. L :-'" G. T. SAY, Chemisti "INDI PHARMACY, BRIDGE STREET, BENALLA. PHONE 223. LADIES:, --- axcitemnt! the a?I EXCITED WITH-THE AIR PAGEANT? 8 -YOU WILL ME MORE THAN EXCITED WITH Ila MISS RENE CARROLL'S ch, New Permanent Wave FPARISIAN SALON - CENTRE ARCADE o BENALLA PHONE 165 BENALLA `r Donald J. Sutherland, oI '- I : F.S.M.C. F.I.O.O. , Jas. A. Gillman, re F.V.O.A. Si:QUALIFIED OPTICIANS I- S' UTHERLAND'S. PHARMACY, CARRIER STREET, BENALLA 11 i i I; 0 r n MODERN BIFOCALS 0 : This Coupon If cut.out, and produced after quote for Spectacles'? I has been 'given entitles' owner to a 10 per cent. Reduction, and Is 0 good for Six Months from to-day FINISH THE.: DAY WELL' .A :': * ATTEND I"Air Pageant Dance MEMORIAL HALL MEMORIAL HALL "A "GALA NIGHT FOR ALL DANCERS. BEST FLOOR. FULL MINERVA DANCE BAND POPULAR PRICES Remember this is the o...
THE STUNTERS MANY OFFERS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
THE STUNTERSI MANY OFFERS. INUNDATED with offers to per form all manner of "death-defy ing" stunts the the aerial pageant, the committee has had some diffculty in separating the genuine and the doubtful., A patchutist was engaged to perform a direct jump for, the sum of £11. 'Another said he would do a delayed drop, for',tl2 and the additlon of £12 "appearance money." A, third suggested ,that he should be allowed to drive .a car through a blasing wall, of coursa he wanted "a consideration.". These cdnslderatlons in various 'ug geetions, reached fabulous sums but the commlttee, rightly,,refused tq, be carried away: the letters were re ceived. One committeeman said that he had seen ,the. "blazingl wall stunt" only, and on the day he witnessed it the wall did not burn or would not: burn and the stunt was a faree.
SPECTACULAR FLIGHT PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
SPECTACULAR FLIGHT PRO. Mrs Betty Kirby Gceene. co-ler. 'with Clouston on his LondondonCapo town record there and back. says .Isie' willi ahortly, accompany C.? '.. Scott on the most spectacular fight yet at tempted by British aviators. The flight .will involvo 24 hours flying . ort five days.: `:_ This map shows the amazing devel opment in air 'routes .over the vast ars of Australla during recent years. esnalla `aerodrome ,is' amongst the recent addition to air ports.
BENALLA ASSOCIATES. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
BENALLA AS8OCIATEI S Benalla associates played a stroke competition over 18 holes on Satur day. Leading scores: "A' Gradeo-Miss 'P. Calder, '92-21 71; Mise M. King, 87-14-78; MisscM. O'Shea, 88-12.76; Miss.O. Cooper, 9'1 14-77; Mrs Naeon, 96-19-77; MIss M. Dunstan, 106-28-88; Miss L. Wann; 94.10-84; Mrs G. Cowan, 105-21-84;' Mrs Hf. Armstrong, 97-12-85. 'B" Grade.-Mins, E. Herd, 108732 71; Mrs G. Oliver, 102-28-74; iss 'B3. OGiF'ertson, 108-28-80. Gradeo-Mrs C. Porrin. 108-3a 72; Mrs Urbahans, 112-30-76; Mi?s M. Illi igworth, 112-30:76;I Mrs Crlchton, 111-36-79; BMlss P. Nason, 120-36-84;, Mrs Edgar, 123-36-87:; ?Ms C. Arnott 128-36-92; Miss. McIntosh, 129-63-93: Mrl Blrunton, 133;36-97. . ' hero will be.' no events on the Ber nlla links to-morrow..owing'to thio aerl l pageantU.The event for.assocl-' ater will be played'on 'Sunday. - . -;
WARRENBAYNE NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
WARRENBAYNE NORTH. On Saturday the club played, itt first club .competition for the season. There was a utll attendance of mome hers. 'Mrs A. Robinsonl won'the ladles (21) 32 and K?. McPherson",the men's (24) 62.. The club decided.not to play any golf next' S?turday on account of. air pageant at Benalla that day. A few of the.. leading scores returned were: Men.-K. McPherson, .(24) 62; D. McPherson.; (13) 69; I. .Walker (17). 65; I. Oliver; (27) 64;. H. 'James (20), 69;. M. Hill (27), 69. Ladles.-Mrs A, Robinson, (21), 32; Mrs N. Ollver (14), 38; Mrs J. Power. (11), ?5; Mrs Elliott (21),. 41; Mrs Jenkyn. (17), 42.
FOOTBALL NOTES BENALLA-TUNGAMAH LEAGUE TUNGAMAH DEFEATS BENALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
FOOT3AL LNOTES BENALLA-TUNGAMAH LEAGUE TUNGAMAH DEFEATS BENALLA. Benalla Journeyed to Tungamah on Saturday last, where an interesting match was played, and resulted in a win for the home team. The teams were: Bonalla.-R. Cogger (capt). G. McLean' (v.c.), S. O'Brien, F. Glaze brook, J. Sykes, It, and L. Spencer, Keith 'Rhodes, M. Dunne, J. Hunting, H. Briggs, W. Hicks, W. Slattery, L. Stevens, J. O'Connor, IL Burns, M4. Mclnerney, L, Lawther, Ken Rhodes 19th . Tungamah.-P. O'Kane, J. O'Kano, M. O'Kane, O. Skinner, W. Cooper, N. Skinner, F. Henderson. E. May, .' Haeblch, D. Mulqulnney, N. Clarke, V. Clarke. R.. Wright, H. Nunn, T. -O'Brlen, P. Kreeck, R. Skinner, J. SMcFarlane, I. Haeblch. WV. Beurkner, K. Sampson and W. Codd. During the first quarter, play was Inclined to be crowded, whilst many of the players failed to make good use of the ball . The visiting team lost the services of Hicks early owing to an injury. When quarter time was called, Tungamah had established a ,good lead...
BADDAGINNIE HOSPITAL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
BADDAGINNIE HOSPITAL DANCE A VERY successful dance was held in the Baddaginnie Public, Hall on Thursday evening of, last week, in aid of the Wangaratta Hospitial. Visitors &nbsp; were present from Benalla, Warren- bayne and Boho. Music was supplied by an Wangaratta orchestra and Mr R. Powell carried out the duties of M.C. During the evening Mr J. W. Chad- wick (secretary of the Wangaratta Hospital), presented life governors' certificates to Meesrs J.Sutton and &nbsp; Harry Mack. Mr Powell took the op- portunity of publicly thanking all who had helped to make the wood day for the hospital such a success. A little before midnight a tasty supper was served by the ladies un- der the supervision of Mrs Tom Mack and dancing was continued until 2.30 a.m. &nbsp;
THE AVRO ANSON BOMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
THE AVRO ANSON BOMBER. This is the most modern machine in the R.A.A.F., and the, following de tails are interestlng:-Type-twin en gined coastal reconnaissance and bomber monoplane: powered with two Armstrong Siddely "Cheetah" IX radial air-cooled engines of 310 h.p. at 2100 r.p.m., at 6000 feet. The span is 60 feet 6 Inches: length, 42 feet 38 n: height. 13 foot 11n.: wing area, 410 square feet. The weight empty is 4950 Ibs; and military load of crew4. etc., 7683 lbs. Maximum speed at sea level is 170 m.p.h., and maximum speed at 10.000 feet, 186 m.p.h.; the landing speed being 62 m.p.h. The climbing speed is 650 feet per minute, and the service ceilng is 19,500 feet,
Marketing Wool. OPPOSITION TO PRICE FIXING SCHEMES. ADDRESS TO BENALLA GRAZIERS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Marketing Wool. OPPOSITION TO PRICE FIXING SCHEMES. ADDRESS TO BENALLA GRAZIERS Decided opposition to the sug gested schemes for' fixing the price of wool was expressed` by Mr H. W. Lester, a member of the Central Council of the Voe torian Graziers' Association at Benslle on Friday last, when he addressed members of the Bsnalla Graziers Assoclation. Cr. WV. MacGregor, the president, occupied the chair, and there was a good attendance of members. MAr Leoter in his opening remarks briefly traced the auction system of selling wool. Heo said that prior to 1843, all wool was shipped overseas for sale, but in that year the first auctions were commenced in Sydney, and by 18956 fifty per cent. of the wodl produced was sold in Australia, and this Increased to 86 per cent. In 1914. A grave dislocation in the markets of the world was' caused with the outbreak of war, and difficulty was experienced in the selling of wool. In 1916 however, the British Govern ment agroed to purchase the whole'of ...
DRAMATIC SHOW AT TATONG "AND HOME CAME TED" STAGED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
DRAMATIC SHOW AT TATONG "AND HOME CAME TED"'STAGED. THERE was t very large crowd at the Tatont Hall on Wednesday evening last to witness "And Home Came Ted" which was staged by the Tatong Dramatic Club. Visitors were present from Benalla and all the surrounding districts, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The producer was Mr S. Sullivan, who is to be congratulated on the success of his efforts. The cast was as follows:--Skeet Kelly (the 'Clerk), Gee. Sullivan; Diana Garwood (the Heiress), Marie Hickey; Miss Loganberry (the Spin ster), Una McCauley; Ira Stone (the Villian), Tom McCauley; Aunt Jubilee (the Cook) Mrs Hogan; Mr Man (the Mystery), Jack Machin; Jim Ryker (the Lawyer). Colin Coghillt; Mollie Macklln (the Housekeeper), Jessie Harley; Henrietta Darby (the Widow) Joan Ryan; Ted (the Groom), How ard Lewis; Elsie (the Bride), Elleen Evans; Senator McCorkle (the Father), E. Smith. During the interval, Mr Bert Smith entertained the audience with tap dancing, singing an...
Largest English Bomber [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Largest English Bomber ONE of the famous "Hush Hush" planes in Britain's air force is the Armstrong Whitley. This flghting mammoth measures seventy feet long, and a wing spread of 84 feet. Made of all metal with a mid-wing canti- lever system, its two Slddeley Tiger V8 motors give the plane a speed of about 200 miles per hour. The pro- pellors are variable pitch. The crew comprises two pilots, radio operator, nose and tail gunner and the bomber, six in all For extra protection there is a re- tractable cupola in the bottom of the fuselage aft of the wing, but the Whitley has for defence a front gun in an enclosed rotable turret, and another in its tail. Its bombing load is a secret. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
TOURNAMENT AT SWANPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
I TOURNAMENT AT SW'ANPOOL. Next SEaturday, Warrenhayno and WVarronbayno North clubs will go to Swanpool to take part in a tourna ment In aid of the candidate for the popular girl quest, ,Mins Dot James (Warrenbayne). The trophies for the tournament have boon donated by Cr. A. Heaney and Cr. Cook M.L.A. The recent rains will have. improved the links and a good day's golf isa anured.
SWANPOOL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
SWANPOOL CLUB, On Srturday metmhere o the Swan pool club commenced the first of the series of play for cups. The condi tions were first rate but there were no particularly low cards. The winners were:-"A" grade gents, W. Blurn and A. Marston a tie: "B" grade gents, R..GCawloy; ladies (one grade), Mll I E. Burns. Some of-the leading cards were: "A" Grade Gents.-A. Marston (14), W. Burns (15), 46: W. Il.ayes (11), 48; A. J. Dennis (5), :2; P. Burns (12) s3. "f" Grade Gents.-R. Gawloy (24), 30; F. Horshurgh (24), 40; J. ?oerrl gan (21), i0; J. Clarke (20), 01. Ladies (one grade).-NMins i. lBurn (28), i:'; Mllss R. Gawley (27), 02: fMihs K. Duffy (28), 50 ; Min L. Burns (28), 04; Miss J. 3urns (28), 55.
BENALLA ASSOCIATES. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
BENALLA ASSOCIATES. During the week-end lBnalla ansoc ateC played an 18 hole stroke com petition. Scores: "A" Divlilon.-Mr EB. Stephenn (23), 05; Miss M. O'Shea (12), 70; MIsH O. Cooper (14), 70; Mrs R. Wllk Innon (12),. 72;. Miss Wann (25), 75; Mins M. Dunntan (23), 77; Minn M. Dradshaw (22), 77; Miss L. Gllbertson (24), 78. "1B" Division.-nMin K. IIanlon (30) 72; Mine C. Carthew (33), 75; Mrs Ounn (28), 70; Mrs G. Oliver (31), 70; Mins MacPherson (25), 80. "C" DivlHlon.-Mrs Perrin (36), ;:; MInn Nanon (36), 76; Mrs Edgar (36), 01; Mrs Crichton (30), 77. lnenalla associates played thoir mid-week competition on Tuenday lant. The winner wan Mrs Perrln. Scorea:-Mrs Perrln, 06924-45; Mrs Nanon, 62-13-40: Miss Herd, 70-21 40; MinB Scholes, 71-21-50; Mrs UrbahanH, 75-24-51; Miss King, B1 0-52; Mrs Crichton, 77-24-53; Mrs Cowan, 67-14.-0; Mrs Stepheon, 07 13-54; Mrs Armstrong. 02-8-54.
THE OFFICIALS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
S THEOFFICIALS Tha,. rnn of the leOr. f oj4Wheo4a flnala o-Ee a g.r ý l.debt for placlng' It firmly on thp a;q:ii.,jrnmaana their bands?.of keen and willing assistants, the', Boy Scouts' and -'the Iodles will not oeoni be forgotten 'or"their work. Ther geraI staff were.: .President: Mr Ge e ao. seon J.P." Vice President : Mr A. Mcintosh. Secretary': Mr 'A, W.,'Roscoe. Aest.r Secretary :Mr' 8. Hyde. ;??' Publlcity Committee: . Messrs HA.;: SBox, H P' Wood .Pnd: H.H '1.' Nicholls. Flyifg Program : Meslrs J.- GIll n, H. P..Wood andL'.8. Carson. .Tickiet : Messrs G. Say, P. Con '. 'nolly, L. Jenkyn, and M. G .B ,-Meadows. Parking' .Messrs Bigmore, A; H Smith and H. Hossack. - Ground Mesars Crlvelli,- Me,?e :G-Crjckard, A. Box,?' . Moffett; J. :MManu, L. Fawckner, : .'Ba?mford -and F.-Kay:,';": ' :,Finance: Manager : "Mr H. John Collc1toira s Mdser?+ tnkstone;.F. Kliy, R. Boirtke, S .Hyde H Refireshinents. Meedames M .ur* Fitt .L. L Garson, H. T. Nich-. oils, F. Kay, D.0 Harper, Ci. :*S....
Pilots and Their 'Planes ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
Pinots:and I Their ý'Planes ROYAL..AUSTRALIAN AIR, FORCE; Looking 'over the Air F?orce maech Inenl'nnd the elUlitiment," the liipro-e alon wwas gained of the intensoivo are' and iireparatnin taken In aerial work.` Actually. thore., in porhaps no more thorough :organliation In' any arina of Aulstrttll's. miltltry nervice thin? tho Air I'orceo. Another etriking point wan' the youth of the mon who wore ihandling tho,' Air Force machine,? 'hoe pornonnol of theo. crown In cllarge of the vilting mlachll oe were: -Squadron-Leader A. :M;. Chltrles worth A.F'.C., FVlying-Ofllear J. A.; Cohen, IFlying-Oifloer 1 A. i~ttoon, P'iot-Olllcer A. V'. Dolphin, Pilot-. Olhier O , V. Savage, I'ilot-Otflcer K; 11. Il tnpln'ilre. ROYAL VICTORIAN AERO CLUB. Tiger Mloth .VIf-UYIt, C. D; Fidor and J. .IiT. Ilood. Tiger Mothll, VII-UYP, C. I. Cooke and A. E. Cook. Giply .2ioth. VIt-UHS, P1, P. Moore and It. It. Iroliltend. '' liphty Moth, PI-UIHP, Cllio In otructor 11. Ilonu-Waler. and ,i' Old litld. PRIVATE...
GOLF NOTES ANNUAL TOURNAMENT COMMENCES TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
ANNUAL TOURNAMENT COM* MENCE: TO?DAY. The annual tournament. of the Benalla Golf Club;. wil comnience thle morning, and will:,i be , continued throughout the ,week-end. To-day will be devoted edltlrely to the ladies when seven events will b6 contested. On Saturday morning men's and ladles' foursomes ~il111 he played, with mixed foursomes commencing at 12.30 p.m. A men's four ball bogey handi cap has been been arranged for Sun day. Monday has been set aside for the men's events and large fields are expected to contest the various events which have been listed. Record entries have been received by the secretary, Mr E. R. Rickards, and a very successful tournament is expected. Golfers will be 'present from a number of the metropolitan clubs, including Victoria, Royal Mel bourne, Yarra Yarra, Kew, WVood lands and others. Luncheon and afternoon tea will be available at the links, and will be In charge of the local branch of the Country Women's Association.
PAGEANT High Carnival in The Air AERIAL DERBY WINNER, CAPT R.L. MANUEL, ACE OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
PAGEANT 4 :ig Carnival ITheýAr f AERIAL ERBY WINNER, CAT. R. L. IANUEL, ACE OF THE DAY Against agrey sky, which n.ado vlslblilty easy for tro customers, the engines of peance/and'war.beat.a re lentless staccatot throughoutrtheo af tornoon. Taklng?seemln'gly .Incredilble chances these monsand women'of the air made the skies above ienalla their playground for the afternoon. Purring Moths' slow droning twin engines of the Avro' Annon bomber, the muttering growl of the Hawkoe Dcmonq and the continuous roar of the passenger planes bearing joy4 riders aloft,formed a back-ground of sound' that gave a fitful atmosphere. to the proceedings. , Afteicr the visitors had been received and' welcomed civically by the Shire President, Cr. T. a'D. Cook, ''at .,thlc nsinallsTiMotel, th panitk'ty"proceeded tp the aerodrome fo4 *the grand parade of all :nmachfines which 'commehiiLd ::precisely':at 1.30 according' to ached ule.' It wnsindeed an' Impresive. slght.,as the inachlnes . circled' the 'drome a...