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

Call Number
N 919.4 AUS
Created/Published
Melbourne : A.H. Massina & Co., 1931-
Issue
(1939)
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98
Notes
Some loss of text due to binding.
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Contents

The AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC for 1939 1
CONTENTS: 1
Advertising 2
The Australian ALMANAC FOR 1939 3
GENERAL CONTENTS 3
The Australian ALMANAC FOR 1939 EXPLANATION OF THE CALENDAR 4
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS, EASTERN STATES, 1939. 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 1939. 5
CHRONOLOGICAL NOTES FOR 1939. 5
JANUARY, 1939 6
FEBRUARY, 1939 7
MARCH, 1939 8
APRIL, 1939 9
MAY, 1939 10
JUNE, 1939 11
JULY, 1939 12
AUGUST, 1939 13
SEPTEMBER, 1939 14
OCTOBER, 1939 15
NOVEMBER, 1939 16
DECEMBER, 1939 17
Fixed and Movable Festivals, 1939 18
DATES OF EASTER SUNDAY. 18
JEWISH CALENDAR, 1939. 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 1939. 20
HIGH WATER OR TIDE AT WILLIAMSTOWN, 1939 21
SUPPLEMENTARY TIDE TABLE FOR PORT PHILLIP AND WESTERN PORTS. 22
TIME IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD AT THE INSTANT OF NOON, MELBOURNE. 22
AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL (IN POINTS) IN VICTORIA, FROM 1925 TO 1937. 22
The World We Live In 23 , 24 , 25
The State Savings Bank 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
Victorian Wages Tax 29
Radio AUSTRALASIAN BROADCASTING STATIONS 30
VICTORIAN AMATEUR STATIONS. 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35
NEW ZEALAND BROADCASTING STATIONS. 35
PRINCIPAL RADIO STATIONS OF THE WORLD. 35 , 36
THE COMMONWEALTH THE AREA OF AUSTRALIA. 37
THE CAPITAL CITIES. 37
GOVERNORS-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH SINCE ITS INCEPTION. 37
COMMONWEALTH MINISTRIES SINCE FEDERATION. 37
POPULATION OF AUSTRALIA. 38
THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA. 38
COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT. 38 , 39
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 39
ELECTING THE SENATE. 39 , 40
COMMONWEALTH COURT OF CONCILIATION & ARBITRATION. 40
REPRESENTATIVES OF AUSTRALIA IN LONDON. 40
PRINCIPAL COMMONWEALTH OFFICIALS. 40 , 41 , 42
State Ministries 43
DOMINION OF NEW ZEALAND. 44
Government of Victoria THE MINISTRY. 44
THIRTY-THIRD PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. 44 , 45
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 45 , 46
Victorian Government Departments 47 , 48 , 49 , 50
Stamp Duties 50 , 51 , 52
Victorian Public Holidays, 1939 52
Railway Information 53
STAMPED PARCELS (PREPAID) RATES. 53
PRINCIPAL VICTORIAN PASSENGER TRAINS. 54
The Victoria Cross 54
Postal Information 55 , 56
Aerial Mails OVERSEAS AIR MAIL SERVICES. 56 , 57
Australian Air Mail 58 , 59 , 60
Overseas Radio Telephone Services 61
Countries With Overseas Telephone Service Limited to Certain Towns. 62
Beam Wireless Rates 62
The Royal Family 63
ENGLISH RULERS SINCE THE NORMAN CONQUEST. 63
SOME USEFUL TABLES. 63
Consular Representatives 64
TREES REQUIRED TO PLANT AN ACRE. 64
CIRCULAR WELL AND TANK MEASUREMENTS. 64
The Garden—Month by Month 65 , 66
In the Public Eye WORLD PERSONALITIES, 1938-39 67 , 68
The Year—A Retrospect 68 , 69 , 70
HOUSEHOLD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 70
Obituary, 1937-38 71 , 72
HANDY HINTS FOR THE HOME. 73
Cricket THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM IN ENGLAND, 1938. 74 , 75
AUST. AVERAGES—ALL FIRST-CLASS MATCHES, 1937-38. 75
AUSTRALIAN BATTING—TEST MATCHES 75
AUSTRALIAN BOWLING—TEST MATCHES 75
ENGLISH BATTING—TEST MATCHES. 75
ENGLISH BOWLING —TEST MATCHES. 75
CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA, 1937-1938 75 , 76
AUSTRALIAN AVERAGES, 1937-1938 76
VICTORIAN COUNTRY WEEK. 77
AUSTRALIA V. ENGLAND. 77
LONGEST PARTNERSHIPS FOR BACH WICKET. 77
TEST MATCH CENTURY MAKERS. 78 , 79
CRICKET IN ENGLAND, 1938. 79
AUSTRALIAN FIRST-CLASS FIXTURES, 1938-1939 79
CHAMPION BOXERS 79
Football VICTORIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE. 80
THE LEAGUE IN 1938. 80
VICTORIAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. 81
THE ASSOCIATION IN 1938. 81
MISCELLANEOUS FOOTBALL RECORDS. 81 , 82
Golf 82 , 83
Records by Tom Morris 83
Amateur Athletics WINNERS OF VICTORIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, 1938. 84
WORLD RECORDS. 84
RECORDS BY WOMEN 84
AUSTRALIAN RECORD HOLDERS. 85
VICTORIAN RECORD HOLDERS. 85
Cycling MAJOR AUSTRALIAN ROAD RACES. 86
CYCLING RECORDS. 86 , 87
Tennis TENNIS IN AUSTRALIA, 1937-38. 88 , 89
THE ALL-ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON, 1937-38. 89
Rifle Shooting. 89
USEFUL DATA. 89
Miscellaneous World Records 90
The Public Schools’ Boat Race “HEAD OF THE RIVER,” 1868-1938. 91
MEASURE OF FLUIDS, SUCH AS MEDICINES, ETC. 91
Swimming 92
Bowls in Victoria, 1937-38 93
The Empire Games, 1938 94
Racing THE MELBOURNE CUP (2 miles). 95
Principal Australian Races, Year Ending Nov. 1, 1938. 95 , 96
FOOTRUNNING—STAWELL GIFT, 1938. 96
SPORTING ODDITIES. 97
INDEX TO CONTENTS of 1939 EDITION 98

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