The Australian almanac for ... : containing a vast amount of useful information for everybody

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N 919.4 AUS
Created/Published
Melbourne : A.H. Massina & Co., 1931-
Issue
(1938)
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Notes
Some loss of text due to binding.
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Contents

The AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC for 1938 1
CONTENTS: 1
BRIGHTER, BREEZIER, BETTER THAN EVER ! During 1938 THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL 2
The Australian ALMANAC FOR 1938 3
GENERAL CONTENTS 3
The Australian ALMANAC FOR 1938 EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR 4
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS, EASTERN STATES, 1938. 4
DURATION OF DAWN BEFORE SUNRISE, AND OF TWILIGHT AFTER SUNSET AT MELBOURNE. 5
SUNRISE AND SUNSET FOR OTHER CAPITAL CITIES IN AUSTRALIA. 5
ECLIPSES FOR THE YEAR 1938. 5
CHRONOLOGICAL NOTES FOR 1938. 5
JANUARY, 1938 6
FEBRUARY, 1938 7
MARCH, 1938 8
APRIL, 1938 9
MAY, 1938 10
JUNE, 1938 11
JULY, 1938 12
AUGUST, 1938 13
SEPTEMBER, 1938 14
OCTOBER, 1938 15
NOVEMBER, 1938 16
DECEMBER, 1938 17
Fixed and Movable Festivals, 1938 18
DATES OF EASTER SUNDAY. 18
JEWISH CALENDAR, 1938. 18
JEWISH NEW YEAR. 18
DAY OF ATONEMENT. 18
JEWISH PASSOVER. 18
PERPETUAL CALENDAR 19
MOTOR LIGHTING-UP TIMES. 19
MOON'S ENTRY INTO SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC IN 1938. 20
AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL IN VICTORIA FROM 1924 TO 1936 21
HIGH WATER OR TIDE AT WILLIAMSTOWN, 1938 22
SUPPLEMENTARY TIDE TABLE FOR PORT PHILLIP AND WESTERN PORTS. 23
TIME IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD AT THE INSTANT OF NOON, MELBOURNE. 23
The World We Live In 23 , 24 , 25
Close Seasons for Game, Etc. IN VICTORIA. 26
SANCTUARIES FOR NATIVE GAME. 26
BAG LIMIT FOR NATIVE GAME. 26
CLOSE SEASONS FOR FISH. 27
BAG LIMITS FOR FISH 27
MINIMUM LENGTHS OF FISH. 27
STREAMS, ETC., CLOSED TO FISHING. 27 , 28 , 29
The State Savings Bank 29
Radio AUSTRALASIAN BROADCASTING STATIONS 30
VICTORIAN AMATEUR STATIONS. 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34
RADIO PRINCIPAL SHORT-WAVE STATIONS OF THE WORLD. 35
Victorian Public Holidays, 1938 35
THE COMMONWEALTH THE AREA OF AUSTRALIA. 36
THE CAPITAL CITIES. 36
GOVERNORS-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH SINCE ITS INCEPTION. 36
COMMONWEALTH MINISTRIES SINCE FEDERATION. 36
POPULATION OF AUSTRALIA. 37
THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA. 37
COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT. 37
FEDERAL MINISTRY. 37
SENATE. 37 , 38
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 38
ELECTING THE SENATE. 39
COMMONWEALTH COURT OF CONCILIATION & ARBITRATION. 39
PRINCIPAL COMMONWEALTH OFFICIALS. 39 , 40 , 41
State Ministries 42
DOMINION OF NEW ZEALAND. 43
Government of Victoria THE MINISTRY. 43
THIRTY-THIRD PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. 43 , 44
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 44 , 45
Victorian Government Departments 46 , 47 , 48 , 49
Stamp Duties 49 , 50
Railway Information 51
PRINCIPAL VICTORIAN PASSENGER TRAINS. 52
The Victoria Cross 52
Postal Information 53 , 54
Aerial Mail Services AUSTRALIAN AIR MAIL 54 , 55 , 56 , 57
Overseas Radio Telephone Services 57 , 58
Beam Wireless Rates 58 , 59
Consular Representatives 59
The Year—A Retrospect 60 , 61 , 62
HANDY HOME RECIPES. 62
The Royal Family 63
Victorian Wages Tax 63
In the Public Eye, 1937-38 64
Obituary, 1936-37 65 , 66
SPORTING SECTION Football VICTORIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE. 67
VICTORIAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. 68
THE ASSOCIATION IN 1937. 68
MISCELLANEOUS FOOTBALL RECORDS. 68 , 69
Golf WINNERS OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP SINCE THE WAR. 70
THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. 70
BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. 70
WINNERS OF AUSTRALASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, 1937. 71
Rifle Shooting. THE VICTORIAN KING’S PRIZE, 1937. 71
RECORDS BY TOM MORRIS. 71
The Public Schools’ Boat Race “HEAD OF THE RIVER,” 1868-1937. 72 , 73
Cycling MAJOR AUSTRALIAN ROAD RACES. 73 , 74
CYCLING RECORDS. 74 , 75
BOARD TRACK RECORDS (VICTORIA), 1936-37. 75
Tennis THE DAVIS CUP. 76 , 77
Cricket THE ENGLISH TEAM IN AUSTRALIA, 1936-37. 78 , 79
TEST MATCH AVERAGES. 79
ENGLISH AVERAGES—ALL FIRST-CLASS MATCHES. 79
CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA, 1936-37. 79 , 80
AUST. AVERAGES—ALL FIRST-CLASS MATCHES, 1936-37. 80
AUSTRALIA V. ENGLAND. 81
TEST MATCH CENTURY MAKERS. 81 , 82
LONGEST PARTNERSHIPS FOR EACH WICKET. 82
VICTORIAN COUNTRY WEEK. 83
CRICKET IN ENGLAND, 1937. 83
THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S TEAM IN ENGLAND. 83
AUSTRALIAN FIRST-CLASS MATCHES, 1937-38. 84
AUSTRALIAN XI IN ENGLAND, 1938—FIXTURES. 84
Bowls in Victoria, 1936-37 84 , 85
USEFUL DATA. 85
Swimming 86 , 87
Amateur Athletics WINNERS OF VICTORIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, 1937. 87
AUSTRALIAN RECORD HOLDERS. 87
VICTORIAN RECORD HOLDERS. 88
WORLD RECORDS. 88
Miscellaneous World Records 89 , 90
FOOTRUNNING—STAWELL GIFT, 1937. 90
Racing THE MELBOURNE CUP (2 miles). 91
CAULFIELD CUP (1½ miles). 91
AUSTRALIAN CUP (2¼ miles). 92
GRAND NATIONAL HURDLE (3 miles). 92
VICTORIA DERBY (1½ miles). 93
GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLE. 93
Results of Principal Australian Races During Year Ending 23rd October, 1937. 94 , 95
The Garden—Month by Month 96 , 97
INDEX TO CONTENTS of 1938 EDITION 98

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