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BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
BOWLS. (By "Jack.") Bowlers of Canberra, in common with their fellow citizens, were painfully shocked at the death of the late Mr. C. H. Gorman, who, a few months ago, honoured the Club by accept ing the position of vice-President. We feel that we have lost, not only a good sport, but a dear friend, and we will long cherish the memory of him as one who always played the right "bias" and in ali his endeavours richly deserved to reach the "jack." The green has been well patronised during the month and players have been keen to obtain as much practice as possible for the approach ing club competitions and the return match against Goulburn. On the invitation of the Goulburn Club, five rinks, accompanied by a number of ladies, visited that town on Anniversary Day to play the return match. As formerly, the Goulburn players proved too strong for the Canberra recruits and won with if score of 176 to 87. The green at Goulburn is much faster than the local green and it took some time for the ...
BR-R-R-R. A WHITE CITY LAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
BR-R-R-R. A WHITE CITY LAMENT. Say, reader, if you're walking through White City Camp at night, You want to watch vour footsteps, 'cos the dogs up here'll bite. There's one tied to each tent pole, every fence . post, log and stump; You can't go round a corner that a dog won't make you jump. They've squint-eyed cocker spaniels and big airedales, skyes and chows, Blue heelers from the backblocks down to porns (the noisy cows). There're dogs of every colour, every size and breed on earth, But most of all they're mongrels that eat more than they're worth. There must be thousands of 'em, for each bloke has one or more, While down along the horse pug lines they keep 'em by the score. Each night, just after sundown, when all other camps are still, These tripe hounds start their chorus and they go it with a will. They keep it up till morning and a bloke can get no rest, For only when we've gone to work the brutes 'U give it best. But won't there be a scatter when September comes around And ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
NURSE F. A. BRITON, A.T.N.A. Opposite Post Office. j EASTLAKE. f Phone 268 I X .-r.*f> PUBLIC LANTERN LECTURES By MISS MARY K. NEFF, OF AMERICA. Causeway Hail, 31st March: " The Mystery of Evolution." .vcton Hail, 2nd April: "Theosophy and the Theosophical Society. ' Causeway Hall, 4th April: "I am the Master of My Fate." Acton Hail, 8th April: "Life, a Serial Story." QlltllllllllMIIIIIJIIIillUIMIIlHIIIIIKIIIIIMIHIIIIillMIIIIIIIII gäj I S. BREEZE § i (Late of H. Kerr.) jj I CITY EXPERT LADIES* AND ¡ t GENTLEMEN'S BARBER ANO ? i HAIRDRESSER. I MAS OPENED AT R. J. I I DUNNE'S NEWS AGENCY, | I EASTLAKE. I § (Next J. B. Young's Ltd.) § 13 IIItlttlIIIHtmilUMUlMtHUmuilUMItMIHMtlIIHIHIttlimfïl lp TRY CANBERRA BAKERIES LTD. FOR YOUR BREAD SUPPLY THE LOAF WITH A FLAVOUR Manufactured at our NEW BAKERIES AT AINSLIE Latest Machinery and Steam Ovens Installed. j E. H. HARVIE, B.D.S. j ! Dental Surgeon 1 ! CAMPBELL'S PHARMACY, j I EASTLAKE j j Phone, Canberra 49. I IEASTLAKE FURNITURE EMPORIUM...
MOTHERCRAFT SOCIETY SOCIETY ELECTION OF OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
MOÏHERCRAFT SOCIETY SOCIETY ELECTION OF OFFICERS At a special General Meeting* of tho Canberra Mothercraft Society held at the Acton Hall was assembled one of the largest gatherings of women ever seen in Canberra. Prior to the meeting considerable activity had been shown among the various District Branches affiliated with the Society regarding the ques tion of nominations for office in thc Society, but only in the cases of vice President, Hon. Secretary and Asst. Hon. Secretary, was an election neces sary. The chair was occupied by Mrs. J. Shelton (president). The following letter received from Mrs. C. H. Gorman was read in reply to the message of sympathy sent by thc society on the occasion of the death of the late Commissioner: "May I ask you to convey to ali members cf the Society my heartfelt thanks for your respect and sympathy during my great loss. Will you tell the children that he loved them, and that he gave his life for his Country." Prior to the election of the officer of...
OUR LUTTER BAG [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
OUR LUTTER BAG (Any replies received in answer to the queries contained in the following* letter will be considered by the Editor for insertion in the next issue. Address replies to "The Editor," "Canberra Community News," Canberra.) The Editor, Dear Sir,-May I ask what is the history of the three old muzzle-loading' cannon at present lying* in the railway yards near the power house? Also where is the final destination of the big German gun at present on the Molonglo siding? Can you give me a history of the tun nel which has been driven into the bluff on the right-hand side of the Murrum bidgee, just below the junction with the Molonglo? At present it is a fine gar den of watercress, but it seems to me that the energy required to drive 200ft. into granite must have been inspired by rich indications on the surface. Yours, etc., THE GLEANER. The Editor, Dear Sir,-Some time ago you ex pressed the intention of publishing from time to time gems of poetry and song. Enclosed you will find ...
PAVILIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
PAVILIONS. The Incubator:-Last year's birds only. They can ail grow whiskers. Tho 'Ennery:-No disclosures obtain able. Not a feather. Tho Savages:-Three gramophones to soothe the savage breast. Some late (k)nights (O, Beryl!) seen going home. A good soothing syrup taken nightly would help other would-be sleepers. Married People:-Two were-quite re cently. Very young, too. Sleepy Hollow:-Here the auburn head of Mrs. Newman, leader of the house orchestra, finds peaceful slumber. (You would hardly be lieve it-Miss Muller, the other part of the orchestra-is one of the Savages.) The Morgue:-Business not brisk. Two kills only, both Jarks. An ox-officio house committee an nouncement:-Mrs. Hubbard will be holding a children's party on the 2nd Friday of each week. Sitting- rooms re served from 7 to 9.
ANNUAL CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
ANNUAL* CONGRESS. It has been decided that the first Annual Congress of the Federal Capital Territory Brandi shall be held at the Social Service Building, Acton, com mencing on Monday, April 4th, and before that date Rub-Branches will be asked to discuss matters requiring to be placed on the Agenda paper for the Congress, The Sub-Committee con sisting of Messrs. Jackson, Rowe and Co Wingham have been very busily en gaged in drafting a Constitution for the Branch, and this will also be sub mitted to Congress for considérai ton. Another important item will be the election of officers of the Federal Cap ital Territory Branch for the ensuing year. Any financial member of a Sub B ranch may be nominated for office. The question of the Royal visit to Canberra in May next will also come under the consideration of Congress.
Canberra Diggers Prepare To Meet The Duke RETURNED SOLDIERS' LEAGUE First Annual Congress Next Month PREPARATION FOR ROYAL VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
Canberra Diggers Prepare To Meet The Duke RETURNED SOLDIERS' LEAGUE First Annual Congress Next Month rnmvm.YTioN FOB ROYAL VISIT. Several meetings ol' the Council of thc Federal Capital Commission Branch of the R.S S.Í.L.A. have been held during thc past month, and important business has come under discussion. The Council is composed of dele gates from each of the Sub-Branches in Canberra on the basis of one dele gate for every 50, or part of 50, finan cial members. Sub-Branches have now been formed at Canberra, Ainslie, Westlake, Cause way and Molonglo, and a move is also on foot to establish a Sub-Branch at Elastlake. The Duntroon Sub-Branch has, of course, been in existence for a number of years, and it is hoped that the Dun troon ex-Service Men will join in with the rest of the Territory towards mak ing the Branch a real live organisation in the interest of returned men.
A.O.F. JUVENILE COURT No. 9896 [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
A.O.F. JUVENILE COURT No. 9896 A function of great interest to the Juvenile Foresters took place at Acton Hall on Saturday, 19th February, when a green and gold satin banner with the Foresters* design embroidered on it was presented to the Juvenile Court by *he President, Bro. Mark Heselden, P.C.R. Congratulatory speeches were made by the President, and Brothers Lever and Thompson. The juveniles were specially complimented on having a banner of their very own, the funds for its purchase having been donated and collected by the Juvenile Forest ers, and in this connection it is de sired to thank Mr. Boland, w.ho gave a Benefit Picture Night at Quean beyan on the 21st instant. The Editor desires to state that the Balance Sheet of the Juvenile Court was intended to be embodied in the Christmas number of this journal, but was unfortunately found too detailed for publication \on that occasion. He takes this opportunity, however, of emphasising the very satisfactory and flourishing conditi...
CANBERRA PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
CANBERRA PHILHAR MONIC SOCIETY The Society has for some weeks past been vigorously rehearsing twice weekly in Causeway Hall on Monday, and Acton Hali on Thursdays. Most excellent progress is being made, the ensembles of the chorus now as suming very encouraging balance and tone, but still requiring a few more contraltos and tenors. The fourth concert is arranged for Thursday, 24th instant, at Causeway Hall, and the programme will include several well chosen part songs, one of which has probably not yet been heard in Australia, being entirely a new song picture by an eminent Eng lish composer. The whole of the performance will be the product of Federal Capital Ter ritory talent. Prominent amongst the instrumental numbers, it is anticipated that the Stromlo quintet will prove a valuable adjunct to the programme. We understand that no new mem bers can be admitted for this concert after the rehearsal on the 14th in stant and that the chorus taking part in the concert on the 24th instant...
COMMUNITY PLAYERS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
COMMUNITY PLAYERS It is very pleasing1 to record that the Canberra Community Players, after having been in recess for some con siderable period, anticipate resuming re hearsals at an early date, with a view to putting on a first-class dramatic en tertainment during the celebrations in connection with the opening of Parlia ment in Canberra. The success which attended the efforts of the players in the production of "The Man from Toronto" at Can berra last year, will be well remem bered, and all sections of the community will be glad to see the Community Players in motion again. A stronge caste has been selected, and the name of the play to be produced and other details will be made available in due course.
A BRAVE ACT PRESENTATION OF HUMANE SOCIETY'S MEDAL [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
A BRAVE ACT PRESENTATION OF HUMANE SOCIETY'S MEDAL *TH1E sporting- events of the Highland -** Gathering- held on Saturday, 2tith February, were interrupted for a space to enable the Chief Commissioner (Mr. J. H. Butters, C.M.G., M.B.E.) to make a presentation of the Royal Humane Society's bronze medal to Mr. W. E. Johnson, Ainslie, in public recognition of his courage In attempting* to save Air Pilot Pitt and Air Mechanic Cal lender from the burning aeroplane which crashed at Canberra a year ago. The cornetists of the Canberra Vice Regal Band, having- called a halt to the sports, Mr. Butters, accompanied by Sir John Harrison, K.B.E., and the chief actor in the drama, Mr. W. E. Johnson, mounted the dance platform which had just been resounding- to thc rhythm of Highland dances and Scotch reels, and addressed the large audience that was g*athered around the wooden structure, the people listening in rapt and absolute silence to Mr. Butters' explanatory and congratula tory speech. Mr. B...
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS Issued Monthly, under the auspices of thc Federal Capital Commission, as tim publicity urgan of the Commission's Social Service Department and its Committees. HONORARY REPORTERS: SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 March 1927
I CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS ll * . ÍIssued Monthly, under thc auspices of thc Federal Capital Commission, as tim publicity § orr/an of the Commission's Social Service Department and its Committees. j IHONORARY REPORTERS: SPORT. ITennis .CM. Murden, Eastlake Football - Australian Rules J. O'Sullivan, Canberra Rugby League .. .. W. Hunt, Canberra Soccer .. C. Hooper, Tradesmen's Mess ICricket .. .. W. L. Cottingham, Canberra Golf .J. A. Irving*, Canberra Boxing .W. Maloney, Eastlake HONORARY REPORTERS: SOCIAL SERVICE ASSOCIATIONS. Eastlake .. .J. McRae Dunn Causeway .B. J. Kelly Westlake.L# Dwyer Westridge .R. P. Corey Molonglo .R. F. Brown Ainslie.P. T. McNamara Acton .S. Margules White City . C. Griffith SBBB«MH»WBMNM