August 20 - 26, 2017: Issue 326
Cyclops Scooter: Vintage toys with wheels
References and Extras
Advertising (1913, December 17). Sydney Mail (NSW : 1912 - 1938), p. 45. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article165965281
AFTER WAR PROBLEMS Soldiers and Work - Remark by Judge Heydon
"I have been greatly exercised over the prospect of returning soldiers," said Mr. Justice Heydon in giving his decision in an application in the Industrial Court to-day for a variation of the award of the iron and snip Building Trades Group No. 1 Board, so as to allow John Heine and Son to employ two apprentices to one journeyman, instead' of one to one as stipulated in tho award. "What the effects of the war will be," proceeded the judge, "It is difficult to forecast. People of the greatest experience and knowledge seem to be at a loss, and it is apparently a matter of guess-work. I do not know whether statistics have been kept, but I suppose, that the men who have volunteered for the front have been drawn in fairly equal proportions from all classes of tho community. And if that is so, then there is a miniature Australia ' at the front— a certain proportion of engineers, of bricklayers, of men of all the different trades as well as men of clerical pursuits. I have seen it stated that - one-third of the officers of the Bank of New South Wales have gone to the front. "There are also a . certain number of young men who are looking forward. to professional careers," he continued. "Many of these men will return to the community. And every, man. who comes back will not only do work, but he will make work for others. He has to be kept; he will consume food; he .will require clothing, housing. All these matters will have to be attended to, so' that returned soldiers will make work as well as do it. It may be that the returned soldiers will create a demand for more men than can be supplied. To some extent that might take place, but whether we will be overcrowded by, returned soldiers or not, I do not think these extra apprentices, of themselves, will be an important factor."The application was granted. AFTER WAR PROBLEMS (1917, May 30). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 6 (FINAL RACING). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article221958556
BACK TO WORK
MEN TURN TO THIS MORNING 44-HOURS AT REDUCED PAY DISPUTES COMMITTEE TO MEET TO-DAY
Machinery clanged, managers buckled down to detail, workshops grew busy again this morning. ' The 44-hours strike was over. . ' ' Sydney men will now work a shorter week, even if they receive smaller wages.
REPORTS from representative firms show that the men had turned up to work, with willing hands, and that some of the Industrial stagnation had ended. Employers' associations bad received no reports, but it was felt that no news was good news, and that the resumption had occurred smoothly. There are naturally some laggards. Men put of work by Industrial disputes have always taken advantage of enforced idleness by making a holiday out of it. Managers have received word that some men will not be back tor a few days — they were in the country. Some trouble over re-employment in the coachmaking industry occurred.
The secretary of the Union (Mr. .T. Flanagan), who went round the shops this morning at starting time, said later: — "In many cases the fair-minded employers stood up faithfully to the decision arrived at, and took the employees on again on the same conditions as prevailed prior to the dispute. "Others through a misunderstanding or a desire to impose their own conditions, have refused to employ a number of their employees. "The matter will be referred to the Disputes Committee." The Disputes Committee to-day will hear further reports from delegation from the B.H.P. Steelworks, where the employees have been dismissed for refusing to work the 48 hours. The 44-hour week, as it affects the whole of the Commonwealth, will be considered to-day by the whole of the Commonwealth Labor Councils. Mow South Wales will be represented by Messrs. Falkingham and Garden. During Mr. Garden's absence in Melbourne, Mr. E. C. Crow (Food Preserving Employees) will act as secretary of the Disputes Committee.
"The settlement of the dispute means that the men wish to take half a day's holiday a week at their own expense," said the president of the Metal Trades Employers' Association (Mr. John Heine) to-day. "As far as that goes, it was always open for a man to stay away a day at his own expense. In that way it can hardly be said that the principle of a 44-hour week bus been conceded! One small section of employers could not determine that. It is still a matter for the court when the new Federal Arbitration Court decides the claims.
"We are very glad to see that Mr. Baddeley recognised it was a Federal matter. Our association has registered with the Federal court, and we Intend to secure awards for all workers In the metal trades. The decision of the High Court about the Federal awards being supreme over the State has caused us to adopt that policy. It was evident that one authority only should rule. Even if the proposed referendum were not carried in the Prime Minister's favor the Federal court awards would remain supreme. Our association, and presumably others, would see that the awards were made by that court, putting in our own claims and not waiting for the men to present their logs."
ON THE JOB AGAIN
Metal and other workers resumed to-day after the 44 -hours trouble. This shows the metal Workers at John Heine and Sons. BACK TO WORK (1926, May 31). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 9 (FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article224210967
HEINE.—August 14, 1928, at his late residence, 34 Dalhousie-street, Haberfield, John, beloved husband of Elizabeth A. Heine, aged 71 years. Family Notices (1928, August 14). Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), p. 6. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article118798034
The name of 'Cyclops' on any toy Is a guarantee for quality and service. There are many toys of this brand on the list, one of which Is Illustrated. This Is a Cyclops waggon, strongly made and very attractively finished. The bright disc wheel, are fitted with rubber tyres which, of course, are favorites with the boys. The price of this waggon Is only 10/60. Cyclop's 'dinkies,' suitable for children from two to five years of age, may be had for 11/0. They are lacquered in blue and red and are fitted with disc wheels and rubber tyres, the front wheel being of seven inches and the back wheels five inches in diameter. The pedals are also covered with rubber, Other 'dinkies' may be had at higher prices. Cyclops scooters for the small toys may be had for 12/11. Cyclops tricycles for children from two to four years are priced at 20/0, from three to six years age and from three to nine years 33/0. AROUND THE SHOPS (1931, December 12). The Farmer and Settler (Sydney, NSW : 1906 - 1955), p. 14. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article117348547
A CYCLOPS SCOOTER (No. 10), is colored green and has orange wheels. A light pressure with the heel on the lever attached to the back wheel acts as a safety brake. This foot lever also provides a parking stand, and price is 15s 11d at the hub. ANOTHER cyclops toy is the "Binkie" tricycle for children aged two to four years. It is enamelled red with a large handle-bar through the front of the seat and is absolutely safe. The wheels are rubber-tyred and it is the kind of toy which will keep little ones happy all through the year. The hub sells this toy for 11s 9d. Write to Santa (1937, December 8). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 18 (LATE FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article232007921
News from Bowral Gift Store
A few very strong kiddies' prams arrived during the week. Rubber tyred wheels and specially designed for boisterous young ladies. Priced at 36/6, they are a 'gimmee.'
Cyclops scooters, dinkies and three-wheel scooters, Peter Pan prams, steel tables and stools, air rifles, dolls, bears — thousands of toy from as low as 6d. are on show at the Bowral Gift Store. Lay-by now for Christmas and save last-minute worries. Special quotes for churches, schools, Christmas trees, etc.
Quality gifts that are useful and sensibly priced are displayed all the year round at the Bowral Gift Store, but for Christmas shoppers there is an extra special variety to choose from. All the latest in art jewellery, or in real gems, silverware, cut crystal, tea sets, etc., at city prices or less.
It's time to start selecting those Christmas cards now, if you want the largest and best variety of cards from which to make your choice. Call in at the Bowral Gift Store.
The world-renowned Hornby train sets (both clockwork and electric; Meccano (the original and best), and Dinky toys are exclusive In Bowral is the Bowral Gift Store. Train seta are from 28/3, Meccano sets from 8/9 — so why take substitutes?
Our book sections contain the largest and latest variety of books that are available. Marguerite Stcct., author of 'The Sun is My Undoing,' has written another winner in 'Twilight on the Floods.' E, V. Timras, so well known 'to most of you, \ms written' a sequel to 'Forever to Remain'; it is called 'The Pathway of the Sun' and is even better than his last book. Our old friend Ion Idriess has given us another gem in 'One Wet Season.' All these and thousands of others make delightful Christmas' gifts. The kiddies are well catered for by reason of direct indents, so jf if« a book, see the Bowral Gift Store first. We will wrap and post for you. :. :-~, ' '
Christmas stockings to gladden young hearts (and for elder ones too) on Christmas morning — priced from 1/3. Decorations galore— cellophane, Christmas ... obtainable at city prices at the Bpwra1 Gift Store.
This week's gem from our Jewellery Department: 'Any compromise with truth, no matter the pretext, is the mark of a human soul's ultimate corruption.' ...
The other gem sneaked into our jewellery section, and rightly so too — it is the famous writing miracle; the fountain pen deluxe: in the words, the Parker 51. If you want to give a pen, even to yourself, give the best — give a Parker. The Bowral Gift Store are agents for, all good pens but strongly recommend the Parker;
Finally, don't forget to write your name on the cash register docket— you may win a canteen of cutlery, or an electric train set. .8-M: these free gifts at the Bowral Gift Store and ask for particulars. There is no catch and no fee for entry; everything is absolutely free. News from Bowral Gift Store (1949, November 25). The Southern Mail (Bowral, NSW : 1889 - 1954), p. 7. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article119221339
Heine Memorial For Metal Industry
To commemorate the life and work of John Heine, who died on December 12, 1947, a memorial foundation will be established by the Metal Trades Employers'. Association. Mr. Heine played a big part in the development of the metal trades industry in Australia. He was President of the Metal Trades Association for 20 years and a councillor for 37 years. The memorial foundation will be a company registered under the Companies Act, with all members of the Metal Trades Association as shareholders. The objects will be to promote and encourage technical and other forms of education and training to develop efficient executives and workmen in all branches of the industry. It will also assist to establish or maintain schools, fellowships or scholarships. It it will also make contributions to prize funds of technical or training establishments. It will conduct and support research in industry. Heine Memorial For Metal Industry (1948, December 4). Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article140344344
Mr. Richard Willis, 22, first winner of the John Heine Memorial Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship will enable Mr. Willis to undertake a conversion course and qualify for degree in mechanical engineering at the NSW University of Technology. He is on the staff of the Colonial Sugar Refining Company. No title (1950, March 6). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 9 (LAST FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230169331
Mr. Ronald F. Smith, young engineer, who has won the first scholarship awarded by the John Heine Memorial Foundation to students of the Management Diploma Course at the Sydney Technical College. The scholarship will enable Mr. Smith to complete the last three years of the Management Diploma Course conducted by the NSW Technical Education Department. No title (1951, March 22). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 7 (LATE FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230069698
Mr. Frank Bonnitcha, 28, electrical draughtsman at Cockatoo Dock, has won, from 25 entrants, the £250 1952 John Heine Memorial Foundation award. No title (1952, March 6). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 13 (LATE FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article229636099
Boy in pedal car - Deniliquin, NSW circa 1929 - courtesy the State Library of New South Wales, Image No.: bcp_06164h
Cyclops Scooter: Vintage Toys with Wheels by A J Guesdon, 2017.
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