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  2. ON THE LAND.

    Spraying grape vines with Bordeaux mixture against downy mildew at the Minchinbury vineyards, Rooty Hill. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  3. NEW AIRCRAFT DESIGNS.

    A wide variety of new fighting, bombing, reconnaissance, training, and commercial aircraft has been developed to the flight test stage since the beginning ...

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  4. BROADCASTING.

    Beginning at 6.30 a.m. to-day with call[?] up notices and market reports, the programme to be broadcast by National Station 2FC will include: News from the "Herald," 7 and ...

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  5. REAL ESTATE.

    Real estate business was quiet during the week. The transactions completed were mainly those that had been in the negotiation stage for some ...

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  6. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir,—If ever there was an illustration of how urgent it is becoming to move towards abolition of State Parliaments, it is to be found in the latest amendment to the New South ...

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  7. SEARCH FOR IDEAL TOMATO.

    Search for the ideal tomato still goes on, and, if no perfect variety has yet been found, at least the plant breeders have reached the stage when they can ...

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  8. REFUGEE DOCTORS.

    Sir,—There are two outstanding aspects of this question, and failure to treat them as separate problems leads to confusion of thought. They are the question of allowing refugee ...

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  9. RESTRICTION OF OUTPUT.

    The wheat committee of the advisory council of the Agricultural Bureau believes that limiting wheat production in Australia would have little effect on ...

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  10. £10,500,000 FROM WOOL.

    During 11 weeks, 615,351 bales of wool have been appraised in Sydney, that total being a record quantity for the period. Its value is approximately ...

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  11. AMUSEMENTS.

    Colonel de Basil's Covent Garden Ballet will begin its Australian season next Saturday night at the Theatre Royal. The programme includes Fokine's new ballet, "Paganini." with D[?]tri ...

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  12. TIVOLI.—"CARRY ON."

    This afternoon and evening. Frank Neil's revue, "Carry On." will be staged, with Sa[?]'s Parisian Puppets, Elimar, Bobbie Morris, and others. From Boxing Day, "Carry On" will be played at evening ...

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  13. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—In making application in Europe for an Australian landing permit, every refugee had to state on the form provided by the Commonwealth Government the trade, ...

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  14. "MOTHER GOOSE."

    At the Tivoli Theatre, on Boxing afternoon and thereafter, at matinees only, Frank Ne[?] will present his new pantomime, "Mother Goose," with Jim Gerald as Dame. Bobble Morris will he the ...

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  15. THEATRE ROYAL.

    The last four nights are announced of "Under Your Hat" at the Theatre Royal. There will be a matinee to-day and again on Tuesday. ...

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  16. "SATELLITE" TOWNS.

    Sir,—Two recent news items, co-related points to the way in which one of Sydney's most pressing problems might be solved, that of slum-clearance and rehousing. The ...

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  17. MINERVA THEATRE.

    Patrick Hamilton's play. "Gaslight," will be presented at the Minerva Theatre this afternoon and again this evening. Hilda Scurr Frank Bradley, and Patricia MacDonald head a strong cast. ...

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  18. "ALICE IN WONDERLAND."

    "Alice in Wonderland," preceded by the ballet Bodenwelser, will be presented at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney, to-night and every Wednesday and Saturday. Matinees will be given this ...

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  19. KING'S HALL LECTURE.

    Mrs. M. Kastor will speak at the King's Hall, 69 Hunter Street, to-morrow, at 7.15 p.m., on "Christmas in the Light of Theosophy." A musical programme will precede the address. ...

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  20. RABBITS INCREASING AT NARRABRI.

    Reports of a sudden increase of rabbits in the district caused the directors of the Narrabri Pastures Protection Board concern at the last meeting. ...

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  21. ANTHROPOSOPHIC SOCIETY.

    "Pan's Christmas," a play in verse, by Rosalind Valiance, with music (strings and voices), will be given at the Haven Open-air Theatre[?] Castle Crag, on the evenings of December 24 and ...

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  22. MILK DELIVERIES.

    Sir,—A rather surprising Canute-like decision was made by Mr. Richardson, Minister for Health, when he stated that definitely he will not allow this proposal of one milk ...

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  23. OBITUARY.

    Mr. Frederick Wright, who died at his residence, 14 Seville Street, Lane Cove, on December 17, at the age of 80 years, served with Elliott Brothers, later Elliotts and ...

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  24. COUNTRY STOCK SALES.

    There were 300 cattle yarded at the weekly sales. Heavy bullocks (workers) to £11/16/, primo medium-weight bullocks to £11/18/, prime light to £9/15/. prime heavy steers to £[?]/[?]/, prime ...

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  25. REPERTORY FILMS.

    The weekly lectures given at the Repertory Theatre every Sunday are cancelled till January 7, 1940, when Mr. H. Reg Maxwell will begin a new series. ...

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  26. £150 ROBBERY.

    While Mr. F. G. Cash and his family were asleep in their home in Park Road, Burwood, on Thursday night, a thief entered, stole a bunch of keys, ...

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  27. REPERTORY THEATRE.

    The Australian Repertory Theatre Players will open their 1940 season with "The Dicky Tator," a satire on dictators in general, on January 16 and 17, at the Repertory Theatre, 16-18 Bu[?]tin ...

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  28. SYDNEY AND NEW YORK GIRLS.

    Sir,—One of your correspondents, in paying tribute to the hospitality of Sydney people, also pays a compliment to the Sydney girl by referring to her as the counterpart of the ...

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  29. LECTURE.

    Mr. Geoffrey Hodson will give an address on "Christmas and the Soul of Man," at the Savoy Theatre, to-morrow at 7.15 p.m. ...

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  30. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 359 words
  31. FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS.

    There will be no meetings of the Fellowship of Australian Writers an Sunday and the following Sunday night. The next meeting will be on Sunday, January 7, 1940, at 8 p.m., when Mr. Frank ...

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  32. SHORT STORY CLUB.

    Members of the Sydney Short story club will hold a "pot-pourri evening" next Wednesday, at Post Office Chambers, George Street. ...

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  33. MR. E. S. SORENSON.

    Mr. W. E. FitzHenry writes:— Edward Sylvester Sorensen, who died last Tuesday at his home at Marrickville in his seventy-first year, was a regular contributor ...

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  34. PICTURE THEATRES.

    Ginger Rogers is the star in "Fifth Avenue Girl" at the Mayfair Theatre. Also in the cast are Walter Connolly, James Ellison, and Tim Holt. The supporting picture is "Calling Ph[?] Vance," ...

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  35. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—A correspondent makes comparison between the Fifth Avenue girl and her Pitt Street sister. As an American citizen might I suggest that the Sydney girl, though a good ...

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  36. BOOK PRICES.

    Mr. G. B. Philip, president of the New South Wales Booksellers' Association and of the New South Wales Publishers' Association, commenting yesterday on ...

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  37. PLAZA.

    The Christmas programme at the Plaza Theatre includes the film adaptation of Clifford Odet's play "Golden Boy." Barbara Stanwyck and Adolphe Menjou head a splendid cast. Another of the Jones ...

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  38. UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING RESULTS.

    Sir,—One cannot help but remark upon the savage marking of the papers in engineering. Apparently 10 passed completely out of 97. Some of these passes were scholarship holders ...

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  39. REGENT.

    "The Rains Came," the film version of Louis Bromfleld's novel of India, is at the Regent Theatre, Tyrone Power, Myrna Loy, and George Brent are in the cast. There is a supporting programme of ...

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  40. STATE.

    The principal holiday attaction at the State Theatre is Deanna Durbin in "First Love." The chief supporting film is "Missing Evidence." with Preston Foster and Irene Hervey. ...

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  41. AUSTRALIA SPEAKS.

    Sir,—The world broadcast by our Prime Minister, ennobled by a simplicity of the English langunge, bespoke to the world just exactly where Australia stands in her ...

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  42. LIBERTY.

    "The Wizard of Oz" is enjoying a long season at the Liberty Theatre. In the cast are Frank Morgan. Ray Bolger, and Judy Garland. This film is in technicolor. There is an interesting ...

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  43. ST. JAMES.

    Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland are the stars in "Babes in Arms" at the St. James Theatre. Also in the cast are Charles Winninger and Guy K[?]bbee. The supporting programme includes ...

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  44. PRINCE EDWARD.

    "Rulers of the Sea" continues a successful season at the Prince Edward Theatre. Directed by Frank Lloyd, this picture has ns its chief players Douglas Fairbanks. junior, Margaret Lockwood, and Will ...

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  45. POLISH RELIEF FUND.

    The Polish War Victims' Relief Fund yesterday received a cheque for £14 from the First Hornsby Girl Guides Company. A letter accompanying the donation stated ...

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  46. OLDER WORKERS IN INDUSTRY.

    Sir,—In reference to the concern of the Minister for Education regarding the effect upon industry of the training of thousands of young men for air force duty, it behoves ...

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  47. EMBASSY.

    "The Lion Has Wings," a film showing the might of the Royal Air Force, with a romantic back[?] ground, has entered upon its second week at the Embassy Theatre. Ralph Richardson, Mer[?]e Oberon, ...

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  48. CENTURY.

    Bette Davis is the star in "The Old Maid " the holiday attraction at the Century Theatre. Miriam Hopkins and George Brent also appear in the cast. The comedy "The Honeymoon Is Over" is the ...

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  49. BAN ON FRENCH IMPORTS.

    Sir,—The Minister for Customs, Mr. Lawson, in his reply to me in to-day's "Herald," is not correct in all he states, as fine French cognacs of definite medical need in Australia, ...

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  50. VARIETY.

    The two full-length films on the current programme at the Variety Theatre are "Adventures of Robin Hood," with Errol Flynn, and "Call It a Day," starring Olivia de Havilland and Roland ...

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  51. LYCEUM.

    "The Seven Little Australians," the film adaptation of Ethel Turner's famous book, is creating great interest at the Lyceum Theatre. The cast is entirely Australian. The associate attraction is ...

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  52. HAWKESBURY EGG-LAYING COMPETITION.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 231 words
  53. CAPITOL.

    Jennette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy appear together in "Rose Marie." chosen as the hollday attraction at the Capitol Theatre. A drama of the underworld. "Mickey the Kid," is the chief ...

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  54. ACCIDENTS ON THE ROADS.

    The Minister for Transport, Mr. Bruxner, said yesterday that the Archbishop, Dr. Mowll, had asked clergy to refer in the churches to-morrow to the seriousness of the accident ...

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  55. VICTORY.

    "Come On. George." starring the British comedian George Formby, is now at the Victory Theatre. He sings a number of new songs, "Sky Patrol" is the supporting film. ...

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  56. HOSPITALITY FOR THE 2nd A.I.F.

    Sir,—At Raymond Terrace there is a camp of 400 A.I.F. engineers from all parts of Australia. The short period of leave at Christmas gives no opportunity for Western ...

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  57. LYRIC.

    "Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever," starring Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, and Fay Holden is now at the Lyric Theatre. Robert Young appears in "Masle." the chief supporting f[?]m. ...

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  58. GOVERNOR'S GIFTS.

    The Governor and Lady Wakehurst have sent a parcel of tobacco through the board of management of the War Veterans' Homes to each of the residents of the homes at ...

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  59. EMPIRE AND PALACE.

    The historical film "Stanley and Livingstone." starring Spencer Tracy, is now at the Empire and Palace Theatres. "Blondle Takes a Vacation" is the chief supporting film. ...

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  60. CABLE RATES.

    Sir,—In reply to the letter of Mr. A. E. Friend, in reference to the above subject, I should like to state that my company has done all in its power to facilitate the ...

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  61. CAMEO AND HAYMARKET-CIVIC.

    "The Cat and the Canary" with Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard, is now at the Cameo and Hay[?] market-Civic Theatres. Bob Burns appears in "Our Leading Citizen." the chief supporting film. ...

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  62. NO R.A.C.A. PATROLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

    The Royal Automobile Club of Australia announces that there will be no road patrol service available to members on Christmas Day. ...

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  63. TATLER.

    "Full Expression." with Victor McLaglen, is now at the Tatler Theatre. "Espionage Agent" is the supporting picture. ...

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  64. NEWS FILMS.

    Films or the recent Munich bomb attempt on Hitler will be shown to-day at the News-Luxe Newsreel Theatre. Also of interest are Finland's preparations to resist Russia, scenes of ...

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