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NEW BUTTERFLY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 23 August 1927
NEW BUTTERFLY A very handsome butterfly was some time ago secured by Mr D. Campbell on the sandstone table- land in the Alligator River country and loaned by him to the Auckland Museum. Another specimen is in the possession of Mr J. A. Porter, of Darwin. When examined by Mr Norman B. Tindale, the assistant Entomologist of the South Austral- ian Museum this butterfly proved to be new to science and has been described and named by that gentleman. It belongs to the genius Papilio and has been termed Paplio Leosthenes Geimbia, the latter name being derived from that of a tribe of natives (Geimbia) inhabit- ing the Alligator River Tableland. The butterfly mentioned has an expanse of wings of 74 mm. and it boasts a wonderful series of colours ranging from faint greenish yelow at the base of the forewings with &nbsp; broad black bands to bluish grey, prominent orange spots, black, and beneath the forewings a rich bluish black. A message from Cairns states that 11 1/2 tons to machin...
GENERAL TELEGRAMS ORRIBLE DISASTER AT OIL REFINERY Sydney, Frday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 23 August 1927
GENERAL TELEGRAMS HORRIBLE DISASTER AT OIL REFINERY Sydney, Frday A dreadful disaster resulting in the death of one man and serious injury to two others occurred at the Refinery of John Fell & Co, at Grannville. The victims are : killed ; Alfred Ward of Darlinghunst ; injur ed; John Fell ; severe burns, shock and abrasions, Henry Spencer, of Westmead ; severe burns and con- cussion. Neither of the injured men are expected to recover. The explos- ion occurred in a gigantic still which wass boiling oil, contained in the main building. John Fell with two other men were standing 15 feet away from the stills when there was a ferce roar and the top of the still was hurled with tremendous force through the roof of the building huge torrents of oil then leaped with irresistible fury out of the still, The explosion rendered Ward sense- less and the oil streaming down in torrents engulfed him as he lay on the ground. He was almost totally incinerated. Fell was hurled bodily through an...
GN 202/27 ORDER Commonwealth of By His Excellency the Australia to wit Governor-General of STONEHAVEN the Commonwealth of Governor-General. Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 202/27 ORDER Commonwealth of Australia to wit Stonkiiavkn iriivcrnoi -General. By His Excellency the Governor - General of the Commonwealth of Australia. Whereas by section five of the Licensing Act 1908 (an Act of the State of South Australia) it is pro- vided that the Governor may, by Order published in the Gazette from time to time, declare that any area in such Order defined shall constit- ute a Licensing District, and may from time to time alter and vary the boundaries of or altogether abolish any district continued or constituted by or under that Act, and in such Order snail ba mention- ed the day from which such Order shall take effect; and that it shall a'so be lawful for the Governor from time to time, by Order published in the Gazette, to nominate and ap- point a Bench for any district, con- sisting of npt less than f our nor more than nine Justices, three of whom shall form a quorum, and from time to time to remove any one or more of such Justices, and to fill any vac-...
Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generals Department MAILS NOTICE Inland [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
I Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generals Departmen t I MAILS NOTICE Ininti d Arrive at Darwin From Adelaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places en route .very Friday at 5.40 p.m. Closes at Darwin For Adelaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places along the line 7 a.m. every Wednesday morning. Arrive at Darwin From Victoria River and places en route Borroloola do Powells Creek do Friday September 9th 1927 Closes at Darwin For Victoria River and places en route Borroloola do Powells Creek do Wednesday September'14th, 1927. OVERSEAS MAILS From South via Sydney about 13th each month ; leaves for Singapore same date. From West every 2 months, it mains 24 hours and returns Pre mantle. ? -From Singapore, about 6th oash month and leaves for Sydney same date.
GN 213/27 SALE OF LAND BY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 213/27 L SALE OF LAfoSD BY AUCTSO! In the estate of Bernard linley, deceased, Mr G. ¥. Wedd will oiler the undermentioned freehold prop erty for sale by auction at his Auction Mart, Smith Sl'ect, Darwin; at 2.30 p.m. on Satu'dcy Bid f_'w> tember, 1927: Da1 win Town Section Ko. 53'J, with frontage on Mitchell l>&lt;*v.ut, im- mediately behind Town Hall and almost opposite Po&t Oil ice (next to Allen's old store.) I V. T. MACARTNEY Public Truste Darwin, 24th August, 1927.
GN 214/27 TENDERS FOR PURCHASE OF SECOND-HAND BOILERS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 214/27 tenders for purchase of Second-hand boilers I Tenders are invited from persons who Ve dessous of purchasing two (2) locotype portable boilers which are now standing at the back of the dwelling known as the Doctor's Residence at Pine Creek. These boilers are each mounted up- on four (4) strong iron wneels. The Hi'ei's are of American construction, and were used in connection with diamond drilling plants in up-country districts between the years 1906 and 1915, since which latter-mentioned year they have been idle. One of the boilers was nominally Six Hc'se , rjower, and the other was Eight Horse -power. The. boilers are very much rusted, and there are no boil c:1' fittings. The boilers would certain ]y require to be retubed before they c ould be again used. They are now oii'ered for sale, as, and where they li.ow stand, and intending tenderers ure advised to inspect the boilers be- fore submitting tenders. Tenders may be submitted for the purchase of either of the boilers, o...
THE FIGHTING CUB [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
THE FIGHTING CUB To be presented at the Don Cinema on Saturday a thrilling newspaper romance played by a world famous cast of stars: Pat O'Mailley, Ma1^ Carr, Mildred Harris George Fawcett, Walter Long, Ann Mary; Stuart Holmes; Wesley Ba^y Otto Ledere1", Wilfred Lucas, and George Kuwa. In the Fighting Gub, a few of the many thrills encounter- ed by a newspaper man in search of a story are depicted with startling ralism. The fourth estate has been responsible for the solution of many crimes that baffled the most exper- ienced police officials in the country A newspaper reporter develops an uncanny sense of news values and a few words casually dropped in con- versation would give him a lead to a startling story that would take weeks of his time to finally link into a sensational front page story. Com- edy, Buster Brown, and his dog; in "Oh Buster". Also screening The Worlds News Reel. Book reserves at Adams & Foster. We ara informed that Mr. A. J, Johnston, who for some consid...
GN 207/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 207/27 IN THE bUPKEME COURT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. In the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased person^ TnTiN losm'ir Lyons U." i r»lijol.i Âîouiiïô.1 Const vule i»2i d upturn ui V.i'21 £ÄS &lt;MH.,.u.i Station Stockman 2UU. O.tobc,, 1»27 Thomas Jo,í\Zv.v..ar )jH"j»Ja_ QenUu...,,, «rl h.-o ",'?". I«»7 , '-'tj^í ' " Late of Occupation Claim to be lodged JName- on or before WHEREAS I, the Public Trustee for the Northern Territory have been flulv authorised to administer the above-mentioned estates, Notice if hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Trustee Act, J883, th.t ,11 creditors, beneficiaries, and other persons haung claims against any of these estates are required to send in, in writing, to mc at my .ffW Darwin, full particulars and proof of any such claim on or belo.-e «Va-*« shown above against the name of the deceased person concerned, .î JîfînîTuiîreol*1will proceed to distribute the said estates or such or in d«faulnV,rmav have come...
GENERAL TELEGRAMS Bucharest Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GENERAL TELEGRAMS Bucharest Tuesday The Egyptian steamer Costi was seized during her voyage from Galatz to Alexandia by Russian members of the crew which included Bolsheviks who mutinied and killed two of the ship's oflicers, wounding the Cap- tain. They then hoisted the Soviet flag and took the vessel to Odessa. San Francisco Tuesday With 62 vessels searching for the seven missing aviators and no trace of any of the latte1" being found, hope'has now visually been aband- oned of finding the missing contest- ant of the Dole Race from San Francisco to Honolulu.
201/27 Taxa[?] [?], [?]partment of the reasu[?] Melbourne, 1st July 1927 Income Tax Assessment Act 1922-1925 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
201/27 Tüxauo . F , ti, ^pr.rimcnt of th re r eui: Melbourne, 1st July 1927 Income Tax Assessment Act 1922-1925 In accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1922-1925,'. I hereby require returns of all income derived from sources within. Australia and Papua «during the year ended 30th June 1927, to be furnished, to me on the prescribed forms, by the following persons, at the places mentioned hereinafter, on or before the dates hereinafter s t-a.ted : ,(1) On or before the 31st July", 1927 By all persons resident in A"stralia whose i.fOfi .cm such sources" dui-inii lh'_ \.:r'~ r-eniii.ned was' derived ex». '.^:'- c-rj >un,er one or more of the'following headings, viz., remuneration as an employee, stipends, rent, interest , annuities; dividends, or any other source (not being1 a business in the ordinary ac- ceptation of that term), when the total income in its gloss amount from all sources was £300 or over. (2) On or before 31st August 1927 By all persons res...
GN 200/27 THE TERRITORY OF NORTH AUSTRALIA No. 4 of 1927 AN ORDINANCE To amend the Supreme Court Ordinance 1911-1922 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 200/27 THE TERRITORY OF NORTH AUSTRALIA No. 4 of 1927 AN ORDINANCE To amend i he Supreme Court Ordin- ance 1911-1922 Be it ordained by the Governor Oeneral of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, in pursuance of the powers conferred by the Northen Territory Accept- ance Act 1910-1919 and the Northern Australia Act 192C, as follows : Short title and Citation J.- (1.) This Ordinance may be cited as the Supreme Court Ordin- ance 1927. (2.) The Supreme Court O dina ce 3911-1922 of the Northern Territoiy is in this Ordinance referred to as the Principal Ordinance. (3.) The Principal Ordinance, as amended by this Ordinance, may be cited as the Supreme Court Ordin- ance 1911-1927. No execution against Commonwealth 2. Section twenty-one D of the Principal Ordinance is amended by omitting the word " Registrar " and inserting in its stead the words "Cle^k of the Supreme Court." Amendment of Schedule 3. The Schedule to the Principal Ordinan...
PASSENGER TRAIN JUMPS RAILS 13 Killd, 20 Serious, Many Suffering London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
PASSENGER TRAIN JUMPS RAILS 13 Killd, 20 Serious, Many Suffering London. Friday. The hain from Cannon street for Deal and Folksfoue, which was travelling at orer 60 miles an hour, jumped the line afc Riverbend Bridge, a mile from Sevenoaks The wheels tore up 'he permanent wmv and the rails were twisted like copper wire Thirteen persona were killed, '20 .»trmusly injured, and many n'e suffering from minor injuries. The accident wad due to a sub- sidence of the permnueut way following heavy rains. &nbsp;
GN 210/27 NOTICE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
GN 210/27 NOTICE It is hereby notified for general information that the Navy Board, Melbourne, does not now desire to dispose of the damaged whale boat, tenders for the purchase of which were recently called by the North Australia Administration on behalf of the Navy Board. R. H. WEDDELL . Government Resident Darwin, 24th August. 1927.
BRITAIN-AUSTRALIA AIR ROUTE Airship Mission Favors W A Entry Sydney, Friday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
BRITAIN-AUSTRALIA AIR ROUTE Airship Mission Favors W A Entry Sydney, Friday Having completed investigations in Sydney regarding the proposed air route between England and Aus tralia the British Air.-hip Mission has sailed for New Zealand. The ?**» Mission has piepared a report for the Federal Government. Meteoro- logical observations were made in all the Au strahan States, except Queensland which show- d that the best conditions existed in the South West corner of the Continent for the for the entry of airships into Austra lia. Thatdoes not mean, however, that flights from Darwin to Sydney are impracticable. The could be ac- complished with ease, but the atmos. . pheric elements are said to be pref érable in Western Australia. -o
VISITING INSTEAD OF RESIDENT JUDGES (From the Sydney Bulletin) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
VISITING INSTEAD OF RESIDENT JUDGES (From the Sydney Bulletin) Jbrom a long' and wide experience of our outer possessions-Darwin, Papua and the Islands-I am con- vinced of the need of travelling or circuit Judges for Comonwealth Territories. A resident Judge in a a small community, where he knows everyone and all about him, where he plays bridge with Jones and tennis with Brown, and' gets wild with Smith because his fowls cackle, though he be all that is honourable . and upright, and is himself assured trat he is unbiased and impersonal, can't be as safe as the cool visitor who drops in from the outer woYld. The resident Judge may be a single man with a weakness foi" other men's "wives. O should he be married liiá wife may dislike lawye1' Brief's wife. In a small community his Honor's personal foibles may cause a certain ' amount of disrespect He may even ac- quire business interests. A judiciVy should be impersonal and detached. It should arrive the day before the court opens and g...
DIGGERS FANCY DRESS BALL [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 26 August 1927
DIGGERS FANCY DRESS BALL -*n At a committee meeting of the Returned Soldiers Association last Tuesday evening arrangements were finalised for holding the usual Fancy Dress Ball during Race Week. The Committee are going to try and eclipse anything they have yet done in the way of dances. The first in- novation will be the use, for the first time, of a new piano which has been kindly donated to the League by their old friend Mr Ernest Jolly. It was quite an excit- ing moment when the Secretary Mr J. W. Nichols sprung the surprise on the committee as they had been metaphorically scratching their heads and wondering how. they were going, to raise the wind for a new instrument for the Race Ball. The letter from Mr Beurteax on behalf of Mr Jolly relieved them of a great worry and was much appreciated. A cablegram is to be despatched to London thanking Mr Jolly. The League recently purchased 48 new chairs which will also 'help to make the spell between dances more comfortable. In connectio...