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FUTURE OF THE FILM. COMMON AMERICAN PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 2 May 1924
FUTURE OF THE FILM. COMMON AMERICAN PICTURES. Capt. Hubert Beaumont, F.R.G.S., has contributed to an English news paper an interesting article on the 'film as the great interpreter of life.' Speaking with the authority of one who has made a close study of picture production, its value as an entertainer, and as an aid to education, he exnlains that the All British campaign has come at a cri tical time in the history and develop ment of cinematography. Among the reasons advanced for the slump that recently occurred overseas, he expresses the opinion that up to the present cinemato graphy has been a 'luxury trade, in which few have ventured to experi ment, let alone plunge.' The cine ma, in consequence, has suffered ra ther through economy of necessity than of desire; and the- goose that laid the golden egg has been killed by charging high prices for admission. So far as the allegation that high prices of admission have had a dam aging effect on the industry is con cerned, one can hard...
DOUBLE TRAGEDY. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 2 May 1924
DOUBLE TRAGEDY. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER A double tragedy, involving the death of a mother and her daughter, was discovered at Merewether on Monday, following the receipt of a letter by the Newcastle police. The victims were Mrs. Ettie Sae ter and her 16-year-old 'daughter, Grace, who lived in Ocean-street, Merewether. In consequence of a letter re ceived by the Superintendent of Pol ice, constables went to the house in which the tragedy was discovered. The premises were locked, and on entering through a window the j-olice found the bodies of the mother and | daughter lying on a single bed in a front bedroom. The bodies were each clad in night attire, and death appeared to have taken place some time previously. There were no signs of a struggle. On a single bed along side was a glass tumbler, which contained a small quantity of sedi ment. On the top of a small cupboard in the room was found a note, which read: 'Bury us as we are. Leave my black beads on, as my mother bought them for me w...
A Destructive Dingo. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 2 May 1924
A Destructive Dingo. Owing to the ravages of a dingo amongst the flocks of settlers along the Merri Merri Crek, resulting in heavy losses, a drive was organised, and over 40 horsemen took part, but without success. A bonus was then oei.ided upon, and £40 subscribed, which was offered for the dingo's scalp. A party was formed to watch at night from ambushed positions, and on the third night the animal ventured within rang? of one of the shooters on Mr. J. D. McCalinan's Pretoria property. After being shot j he struggled away for about a quar- i ter of a mile, and was found dead next morning. It was of the true dingo type, the skin measuring 6ft. 8in. in length. The biggest loser was Mr. A. Patrick, who counted 120 sheep since shearing which he knows had been killed on his property by this dingo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 2 May 1924
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 2 May 1924
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FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. MR. THEODORE WILL CONTEST HERBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. MR. THEODORE WILL CONTEST HERBERT. Mr. Theodore is to enter Federal politics. 'The Guardian' says this an annouuceinent was made at a smoke concert on Saturday night at the Trades Hall by the Acting Premier, Mr. Mcoormack. . Though there have been rumors of Mr. Theodore's intention to enter the Federal sphere, the definite an nouncement came as a dramatic sur prise. There were a few cries of 'Oh!' but generally the news was received in silence. Mr. McCormack stated that he had received from the Premier a message that he had dccidcd to stand for a Federal scat. The Acting-Premier got busy immediately, and sounded the Labor organisation in the Her bert electorate. An interchange of cables led to the acceptance of the offer of nomination for that elector ate. I uerDerc is a large rsortn queens land constituency, at present held by Nationalist member Mr. F. Bamford. Voting at last Federal election was: — Bamford (Nat.) .... 17,305 Ilynes (Lab.) ? 16,265 Majority for ...
World Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
World Agriculture. j The assembly of the International Institute of Agriculture was opened at Rome in the presence of the King and members of the Cabinet. Dele gates from seventy States attended. Signor Mussolini, in a speech of wel come to the visiting delegates, wished the institute prosperity, and hoped that its proceedings would be to the benefit of the whole world.
STATE EVADES FEDERAL LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
STATE EVADES FEDERAL LAW. The Melbourne correspondent of 'The Guardian' says the Minister who takes the place of Mr. Gibson, P.M.G. (he left for Stockholm yes terday) will be confronted with ra ther perplexing problems. The atti tude of the Government towards a certain consultation in Tasmania has for many years been that of the os trich. Now, the Tasnianian Govern ment has entered into an agreement with the 'certain consultation' to run a lottery for charity, and to over come the difficulty of the Federal postal regulation, which is supposed to prevent delivery of lottery tickets, it has been arranged to receive all mail matter at State Treasury. The Tasmanian Treasurer has announced this decision, and the Commonwealth Government will accept a 12i per cent. tax. Question on Saturday re garding what action the Post Office would take, Mr. Brown, Secretary to ; the Postal Department, said that per sonally he would be very reluctant to refuse to deliver the mail to a State Treasurer, b...
STATE FINANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
STATE FINANCES. Though Sir Arthur Cocks has an increase of £1,134,262 in the Slate revenue to date, he has still to col lect during the remaining three months £8,589,890 to realise his Bud get estimate for the year. but hnancial authorities have no doubt that the estimate will be con siderably exceeded. The collcct'ons for April amounted to £2,720,797, so that if the income for the remaining months of the financial year aver ages that amount, the Treasurer will have nearly the £8,589,230 necessary to reach the total upon which he based his Budget calculations. As a matter of fact the receipts will be swelled by the bulk of the income tax, payments for which will fall due in June. If the expenditure is kept within the Treasurer's figures, the surplus of £1,300,000 realised last year (out of which the navment of over half a million was made to the Wheat Pool) will probably be exceeded, j LOAN POSITION. Loan expenditure is proceeding as if Sir Arthur Cocks had never been struck by pani...
CHARGE OF STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
CHARGE OF STEALING. At the Goulburn sittings of the Supreme Court on Monday, before his Honor, Mr. Justice James, Ed ward Charles Preddy was arraigned on two indictments, and in each case pleaded guilty. j The charges were: — Stealine on January 27, at Robertson, a mare be longing to Charles William Rutland; on January 31, at Mittagong, a sulky, two -overcoats and sweater, the pro perty of John Bede Ryan. On the second indictment there was a fur ther count of receiving. Preddy had a criminal history. 'That you first stole a horse and tlion later took a sulky shows that your act must have been a premedi atcd one,' said the Judge to accused. His Honor sentenced Preddy to two years' hard labor on each charge, and as in the case of the nrsvimts offender, left the election of the place of custody to the discretion of the Comptroller-General. He point- 1 od out, however, that as accused was once temporarily insane, it was quite probable that he was still weak mind ed; and it would be advi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
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MITTAGONG EISTEDDFOD. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
| MITTAGONG EISTEDDFOD.! A meeting of the Eisteddfod com mittee was held on Friday evening, there being present Messrs. G. Vin cent (president), C. Andrews, C. N. Lee, T. Burgess, A. Tickle, F. Savell, A. Lippiatt, J. B. Ryan, W. Terry, nnrl fi ftrimihe /enrol The secretary reported that over 100 entries had been received, and that the prize money wag almost as sured before the Eisteddfod com menced. The 'Pops' concert would realise a profit of about £15. Mr. Andrews, bandmaster, stated that the band would be available for the two evenings. Mr. W. Caspers, Sydney, wrote ac cepting the position of adjudicator, and Mr. W. Davies, M.L.A., patron, stated he would be present on Thurs day evening to officially open the function. It was decided to ask the Mayor of Mittaironer to nreside on Thursday afternoon; Mr. Davies, M.L.A., Thursday evening; the Mayor of Bowral, Friday afternoon ; and the Mayor of Moss Vale on Friday even ing. _ Ushers, doorkeepers, etc., were appointed for each sessi...
GENERAL. British Rugby League Champions. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
GENERAL. British Rugby League Champions. j The final for the Northern Union League championship, played at Brougliton, was won by Batley, who defeated Wilgan by 13 points to 7. Scottish Rugby Union. . A meeting of the Scottish Football Union, at Edinburgh, changed the name of the body to the Scottish Rugby Union. A statement made regarding the Scottish boycott of the All Blacks on the latter's forthcom ing tour, explained that it had been agreed by the International Board that future tours should 'be under thc auspices of the board. The Eng lish Rugby Uniin having broken this agreement, the Scottish ; committee declined to accept the fixtures. ^Football in Melbourne. Tremendous interest was taken in Saturday's football in Melbourne, fully 50,000 people attending the Carllon-Essendon fixture, which re sulted in a draw, 7-11 all. Other matches resulted: — Colling- wood 10-7 beat St. Kilda 7-15, Fitz roy 12-14 beat South Melbourne 7-15, Geelong 10-16 beat Richmond 7-11. Association Mat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
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MITTAG0NG FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
MITTAGONG FOOTBALL CLUB. At a special meeting of the above with Mr. C. II. Thompson (president) in the chair, there were about 30 pre sent. The (-election committee for 1924 was cnosen — messrs. a. Lane ^ play ers) and H. I). Ferguson and A. Lip piatl (non-players). Training nights were fixed for Tuesday and Thursday, and the room at the Town Hall is to be secured. Mr. Dpbson's offer of ground and lighting power, and Mr. Grant's offer of poles were accepted with thanks, and Mr. Ilaltray is to be asked to give an estimate of the cost of in stallation. Mr. H. D. Feriruson's tronhv for tile most improved player last season was won by A. Bourke, and for the most consistent player, : V. O'Brien. Mr. J. B. Ryan submitted a report of delegates' meeting^ Thirty-six players handed in their names as wishing to take part. in the games this season. MVs. Snowden's terms for the use of her ground were accepted.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
IN MEMORIAM. JJAMBlllDGE— In sad hut loving memory of our dear mother, Annio llainbndcc, who departed this life May 2nd, 11123. Your memory's just as dear lo-day As in the hour you passed away. (Inserted by her loving daughter, son-in-law, and grandson, Eric).
EMPIRE DAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 6 May 1924
EMPIRE DAY SPORTS. The general committee met lasti week and dealt with a number of matters relating to the Empire Day sports nt Bowral. The President (Aid. Venablcs) oc cupied the chair. There was a good | attendance. 1 The Secretary (Mr. II. E. Warren) reported that his canvass for support had been very successful, and both donations and prizes had been pro mised. The Association Band had decided to hand back to the committee its fee of £7 7s. for playing at the sports. — It was decided to thank the band, and to send complimentary tickets to the members for the evening enter tainment. ' Thp (iii.ilisntinn of the nrnprnnime was left to the executive committee, which is expected to come to an early decision. Mr. Marks raised the question of the provision of a first-class football ground at the park. This was re ferred to the Glebe and Loseby Parks special committee, which will meet on Wednesday night to deal with the matter.