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KINDERGARTEN TIME RICKY AND MIFFY [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
j KINDERGARTEN TIME I RICKY AND MIFFY By JILL MEILLON and ADYE A merry breeze came sailing by A! Miffy's door it did espy A bullfrog ealing purple prunes, And selling Nitty big balloons. The merry bree» laughed, "Ho, what tan! Balloons float better near the MR." It potted its cheeks and blew, "Whoo!" Up, up they rose ... and Nifty, too. Amy she sailed acre» ber herne, A very frightened tittle nene, And petpk down bete» cried, "lb! Wherever do you think she'll go!" Bot Rkhy took the lord Mayor's plaie, And broitjhf her safely hone a§am. The Lord Mayor handed him a prize; & MEDAL, nearly twice his size.
LATE NEWS TEST CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
LATE NEWS TEST CRICKET LONDON, Feb. 12 (A.A.P.). «-In. the fourth Test against South Africa, the score at tea was:-England, first innings, four for 197 (Washbrook, c E. Rowan, b McCarthy, 97; Crapp, b A. Kowan, 51; Compton, c A. Rowçn, b Tuckett, 24; Watkins, not out, 9; Mann, not out, 9; ?undries/5). See page 22.
PUZZLE SOLUTIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
PUZZLE SOLUTIONS pOLLOWING are the solutions lo I puzzles which appeared in j Playtime on January 30 FIVE OB1ECTS These ire inc objctls lhc gardener w is tom)! R ike hoe nose axe spade Roses are what he is going , lo rl-iM I NOAH S ARK The elephants cam«! I ihc'r trunks inlo lhc Ark TWO TILES ALIKE Nos 3 and IO were the ». ira« WHAT IS IT' These .ire the answers lo the verses published -I A railway en gine 2 A worm 3 The min 4 A bubble
13 Transports To Bring 100,000 Refugees [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
13 Transports I To Bring 100,000 Refugees LONDON, Feb. 12 (A.A.P.). A Swedish shipping line will move 100.000 displaced persons from Central Europe to Australia. ' Shipping men said to-day it will be the biggest transport pro- ject of its kind since the war. The displaced persons include many Russian and Baltic refugees. The Salen Shipping Company announced in Stockholm to-day that it had chartered 13 ships from the United States, Panama, Sweden, and Greece to move the refugees. Each ship will make seven trips to Australia from Genoa, Italy, over"about l8 months. The first is due to leave Genoa next month or in April. The company stated that it had undertaken the charter operation on behalf of the International Re- fugee Organisation.
PLOT YOUR COURSE TO FIND THIS TREASURE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
PLOT YOUR COURSE TO FIND THIS TREASURE npHIS map shows you where the treasure of Lonely I s rand is hidden. * But can you find out what is the most valuable part of it? The compass on the left, the scale on the right, and the directions below will give you the answer. NAME . ADDRESS. . AGE . With a pencil, start at Little Palm and draw a circle one mile in diameter to the right, starling and ending at the dot. Next draw a straight line from ? Clearing lo Cliff Edge, and a curve connecting these two points in an i easterly direction, about a quarter ! of a mile away from the last "L" of Hill. Draw another line, starting al Grave, due south for a mile, then go east for three-eighths of a mile. Now make a curve from Big Tree to Palm, drawing in a westerly direction, about a quarter of a mile to the left «f Rock Face. Continue (he line with an outward curve to Cave, then go straight to Rock Face. If you bave followed the ejec- tions correctly, the answer to the puzzle now appears on the...
Casual Converse. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
.Casual Converse. By Warwick Fairfax THE War Office! Could anyone walk up the wide marble staircase without thinking of its memories >- the long dark days of Napoleon, the squalor of the Crimea which seemed to overshadow even the light of later victory, the appal- ling slaughter of the First World War, and the horrors, nearer home,' of the Second. Great figures too, the sprightly young Palmerston of Regency days and the hard working Haldane; here at least if we blame the War Office for the failures we must grant it also its share in the long list of glories flutter- ing in the British regimental colours. Iliad, an appointment with the Min- ister, Mr. ShinWell, a very forthright gentleman struggling under difficulties to rebuild the British Army when it has scarcely been disbanded from its last great effort. I was shown into a very large secretarial room with deep windows opening on to a balcony over- looking Whitehall. The room was fan- tastically crowded, not with people, but wi...
SPECIAL PRIZE IS FOR MEMBERS UNDER 12 NEW, EASY STAIRWORD FOR YOU TO SOLVE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
SPECIAL PRIZE IS FOR MEMBERS UNDER 12 This week's special prize for competition entries will be awarded lo a club member who is under 12. The winner may take his or her choice of a meccano set, electric train, scooter or a doll. Points and cash prizes won in to-day's competitions will also count towards the bicycle, wrist watch, and other awards, which will go to top-scoring members in nine weeks' time. Post your entries to reach the Editor, "Playtime," Box 5026, G.P.O., Sydney, N.S.W., hy Wednesday, February 23. If you are not already a member of the club, join to-day by completing aud posting to us the enrolment form below. Membership is free and open to boys and girls aged 16 and under. First entries may be sent with your enrolment form. NEW, EASY STAIRWORD FOR YOU TO SOLVE ! OTAIRWORD puzzles are like crosswords only easier. You have clues to solve them, and in addition the helpful rule that each new word you fill in down the stair must begin with the last two letters of the wor...
SHARKS STOP SWIMMING EVENTS AT NEWCASTLE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
SHARKS STOP SWIMMING ? EVENTS AT NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE, Saturday.-Sharks -which appeared in the breakers during the junior surf race at Newcast le surf carnival this afternoon caused the cancellation of all swimming events at the carnival. Thirty junior swimmers were approaching the buoys when the leaders saw a shark break through a wave. > Keith Huntington, of Deewhy, who was about tour* yards ahead of the hist group of swimmers, was the first to see the shark. He turned and gave the, alarm to the other swimmers, who took up the cry of "Shark!" as they passed others who were still mak- ing for the buoys. , When the alarm was given from the beach, all swimmers in the leading group had turned back. Watchers on the look-out on the 'top parapet of the new wing at Royal Newcastle Hospital, moic than 100ft above sca-levcl, re- ported by field telephone connec- ted with the broadcasting centre on the beach, that there appeared to be two sharks near the buoys. The second appearance of the...
CAN YOU FIND THESE NAMES? [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
CAN YOU FIND THESE NAMES? IN these sentences arc hidden the names of a number of trees. To make sure you find them all, read the sentences aloud. - "By gum, that's lucky," said Johnny Birch as he walked along 'tlie beach and found a piece of coral. "What'll I do with it?" he asked his mother at tea time. "Mount it on a piece of mulga," she replied. *" Make a list of the tree names you find, add your name, age, and ad- dress very clearly written, and send your entry to "Playtime." at the above address. Best entries for this competition will win these prizes: £1/1/- (4 points): 10/6 (3 points); 5/- (2 points); 250 one- and two-point certificates. "HERALD" CLUB ENROLMENT FORM You are invited to join this club if you are 16 years of age or less. Fill in your name, age and address below and post the form to The Editor, "Playtime," Box 5026, G.P.O., Sydney. A membership certificate will then be sent to you. The club offers big prizes to members who win its quarterly competitions. Members ...
WILLIE PEP WINS TITLE [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
WILLIE PEP WINS TITLE NEW YORK, February 12 (A.A.P.).-Willie Pep, despite bad cuts over both eyes, re- gained his world featherweight title at Madison Square Garden last night. Pep (9st) won a unanimous points decision from Sandy Saddler (8st 121b) over 15 rounds. Nineteen thousand people saw the fight. It was a sensational reversal of form following Pep's loss of the title on a fourth-round knock- out last October, after holding it for six years. The crowd roared to see Pep survive a furious last-round assault.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
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N.Z. PACER MAY TOUR IN 1950 [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
N,Z. PACER MAY TOUR IN 1950 WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Fri- day (A.A.P.-Rctiter).-Owner irainer of champion pacer High- land Fling, L. F. Berkett, said he is not taking the horse to Aus li jlia this season He added. howc\cr that he may make the tup caily next yeai Berkett considers Highland Fling would be the first horse to pace the mile in better than two minutes on the four-furlong track in Melbourne.
WHAT BOWLERS SAY BY SKIP [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
I WHAT BOWLERS SA Y / BY SKIP A STRANGE rule-or custom-of Australian bowling championships pre- scribes that each four entered by the State in which the carnival is held must comprise members of the same club. Visiting bowlers arc permitted to draw members of their fours frqm any club in tho State. The effect is that club fours must compete against Stale fours. This is a distinct handicap except in a few instances where a strong club four is available. Under existing conditions, there is nothing to prevent a New South Wales four comprising Minnis (City), Kelly, (Canowin- dra), Florence (Bondi), and Downes (Boolaroo), forming a four to compete for the fours championship of Australia in Brisbane next May. Queenslander, however, could not enter four similar quality players unless they all happened to belong to the same club. The rule places the home State at a distinct disadvantage and should be abolished. * * * MURRAY Valley Bowls Tour, not to be outdone by the Railway Bowling Club an...
Mrs. Lancaster Suggests TWO MENUS FOR THE WEEK LUNCH [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Herald — 13 February 1949
Mrs. Lancaster Suggests TWO MENUS FOR THE WEEK LUNCH Corn Salad Baked Pears with Boiled Custard DINNER Oyster Cocktail Lamb Curry En Brochette Lemon Gateau Black Coffee CORN SALAD You need: 3 cups cooked corn (fresh not tinned). I tblspn, finelv chopped green pepper. 1 tspn. grated onion. 2 tblspns." plain salad di ess ins- ., A little extra mustard (op- tional). Sliced tomato. Crisp lettuce. Method: While corn is still hot. add dressing and onion. When cold add pepper and let salad stand for at least I hour before using to allow flavour to penetrate corn. Serve in crisp lettuce cups and garnish with sliced tomato. LAMB CURRY EN BROCHETTE You need: 1 jb lean lamb, lib tomatoes. 4 large onions. 2 cloves garlic, About 4 oz, green gingei. 2 tblspns. each lard or mar- ianne, and sultanas, 1 dstspn. each chutney, plain flour and curry powder. Salt and pepper to taste 2 ,bay leaves, 2 cups stock or watei, Method: Cut lamb into lengths about H inches, and two ol the onions into pieces abou...