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2019-08-13 20:49 MurrayDadds Article: No title (Article), Benalla Standard (Vic. : 1901 - 1931), Friday 2 May 1924 [Issue No.5304] page 2
In paper shown as Leslie George Vincent - correct name is Leslie Moore Vincent
2019-08-13 20:38 simplebutgood Article: HEAVY STOCK TRUCKINGS. (Article), Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954), Monday 31 October 1921 page 10
Price "to 23/1 per head" is best guess based on image and looking up prices of woolly wethers sold elsewhere around the same time.
2019-08-13 20:34 stabpuntjim List: Stab Kick to Stab Punt & Drop Kick to Drop Punt
05 Apr 1950 - THESE WERE THE CHAMPIONS [?]N MY DAY— - Trove news-article JIM BLAKE. Ron Todd played League football in an era when brilliant players abounded. He was a champion forward in his own ... In this article he tells of the men who made it difficult ..DICK REYNOLDS is my choice of rover, but I find it hard to separate him from Haydn Bunton and Des Fothergill. All three are amongst the greatest, and cleverest exponents of the game. I finally plump for Dick, only by a slim margin, because of his continued brilliance as leader and Essendon...
Rating: 5 stars
2019-08-13 20:34 stabpuntjim List: Stab Kick to Stab Punt & Drop Kick to Drop Punt
ALLAN REVAL Sees Drop-Punt Specialist<br/>The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 10 July 1953 p 10 Article<br/>... ALLAN REVAL Sees Drop-Punt Specialist.<br/>Tasmanian centreman R. Stokes impressed me as a drop-punt ... 159 words<br/>Text last corrected on 29 March 2016 by MartinWilliamsVic<br/>1 comment on 1 May 2014<br/><br/>ALLAN REVAL<br/>Sees: Drop-Punt Specialist.<br/>Tasmanian centreman R. Stokes impressed me as a drop-punt specialist in the match against VFA on Wednesday. Playing at centre and under shocking conditions, he c...
Rating: 5 stars
2019-08-13 20:23 q.m. Sir Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer, New South Wales, ca. 1920s 2 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/223252632'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/223252632</a> - a circular portrait version of this pic appeared in the Sydney Sun on 4th December, 1928...the pic was evidently taken earlier that day when Sir Douglas Mawson arrived in Sydney from New Zealand on the S.S. Ulimaroa...<br/><br/><a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246825225">https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246825225</a> - Sydney Daily Telegraph, 5th December, 1928...looks like the Daily Telegraph al...
2019-08-13 20:14 q.m. Sir Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer, New South Wales, ca. 1920s, 1 (Version)
<a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/187782515">https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/187782515</a> - see comments re date, etc at this other pic which looks to have been taken on the same occasion...
2019-08-13 20:11 q.m. Article: CALL OF SOUTH PLOTTING POLAR WASTES BYRD'S PLANS SIR D. MAWSON IS ENTHUSIASTIC (Article), The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), Tuesday 4 December 1928 [Issue No.5639] page 15
Pic of Sir Douglas Mawson - looks to be from this NLA Fairfax negative https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/187782515
2019-08-13 20:05 q.m. Actress Miss Margaret Bannerman reading a magazine at a table, New South Wales, ca. 1928 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222177333'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222177333</a> - the Sun, 8th July, 1928...one of these pics shows her wearing the same outfit...<br/><br/>Pending further developments I'd say this pic was taken during Bannerman's 1928 tour to Australia...
2019-08-13 19:36 q.m. Actress Miss Bannerman kissing another woman, New South Wales, ca. 1928 (Version)
<a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184209374">https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184209374</a> - looks to be the same occasion...
2019-08-13 19:26 q.m. Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales Sir Philip Street sitting in a garden reading a book, New South Wales, ca. 1930 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464096'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464096</a> - same occasion (see JPEditor's comments re date etc here)...<br/><br/><a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464098'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464098</a> - same occasion...
2019-08-13 19:24 q.m. Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales Sir Philip and Lady Belinda Street sitting together in a garden reading a book, New South Wales, ca. 1930 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464096'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464096</a> - same occasion (see JPEditor's comments re date etc here)...<br/><br/><a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464097'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/184464097</a> - ditto...
2019-08-13 19:21 DaveBennetts70 Article: Family Notices (Family Notices), Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950), Friday 27 July 1945 [Issue No.13,428] page 4
Son of Josiah and Juliana May, Clunes, Vic.
2019-08-13 19:17 q.m. Don Athaldo lying on a bed of nails and holding stone against chest that is about to be struck with hammer, Sydney, ca. 1931 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/230525861'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/230525861</a> - this pic appeared in the Sydney Sun on 13th February, 1932...per the Sun, here we see strongman Don Athaldo wielding the hammer...the chap lying on the bed of nails is evidently one of his pupils...<br/><br/>The Sun didn't indicate when/where the pic was taken...this is the first publication that I've managed to find...<br/><br/><a href="https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183005922">https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183005922</a> - t...
2019-08-13 19:14 q.m. Strongman Don Athaldo lifting a car with his arms and feet, New South Wales, 12 December 1931 (Version)
<a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246556696'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246556696</a> - a cropped version of this pic appeared in the Sydney Daily Telegraph on 13th February, 1932 (see pic rhs)...it's not clear when the pic was taken, but this is the first publication that I've seen to date...<br/><br/>I gather the car we see here might be an Austin Seven Meteor...an Australian sports version of the Austin Seven...the body was built by Sydney coach builder, A. Robinson & Co of Castlereagh Street...<br/><br/><a ...
2019-08-13 19:01 JPEditor Article: Of Social Interest CARAVAN DAY IN THE PARK Named "Joy" With Milk --Then Billy Tea (Article), The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), Friday 22 November 1929 [Issue No.15,586] page 28
NLA Fairfax negative of this photo can be accessed here: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/199370133
2019-08-13 18:59 JPEditor Group of people with the Rayner Caravan in Centennial Park, Sydney, November 1929 (Version)
This photo was taken at Sydney's Centennial Park on 21 November 1929. The woman in the centre foreground with the dark black-coloured band around her hat is Miss Elaine de Chair, the daughter of N.S.W. Governor Sir Dudley de Chair and Lady Enid de Chair.<br/><br/>See comment to this photo taken on the same occasion for more information:<br/><a href='https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/199370133'>https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/199370133</a>
2019-08-13 16:58 leonag Article: PREFERRED DEATH (Article), Truth (Brisbane, Qld. : 1900 - 1954), Sunday 18 June 1939 [Issue No.2047] page 1
Lovely portrait
2019-08-13 16:53 Museumofperth Article: Family Notices (Family Notices), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Saturday 8 May 1937 [Issue No.15,869] page 1
Completed
2019-08-13 16:39 GeoffMMutton Article: METROPOLITAN (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Thursday 9 May 1872 [Issue No.6271] page 2
Paragraph No. 1046: for "when scrabbed" read "when scraped"
2019-08-13 16:38 GeoffMMutton Article: METROPOLITAN (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Thursday 9 May 1872 [Issue No.6271] page 2
Paragraph No. 1291 should read after "from coal, and whether" as " that portion of the coal deposit where it was taken from. This seam of coal is in the lower coal measures, and has clay bands or partings, and marine fossils found above and below."