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WORLD'S PRESS NEWS Printed in London [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
WORLD'S PRESS NEWS Printed in London Just to show that some people far away do appreciate our local stories of the Territory, one of which will be published in the 'Centralian Advocate' weekly, we have pleasure in submitting a tele gram from as far off as England and from such a wellknown press as the World's News. This bucks us up quite a lot and extends our girth to the limit. Here it is : C. H. CHAPMAN, EDITOR, ALICE SPRINGS. WORLDS PRESS NEWS DE LIGHTED WITH YOUR STORY WANTS SUITABLE PICTURE OF YOU AND STAFF POSSIBLY IN FRONT OF NEWSPAPER OFFICE STOP PLEASE TELE GRAPH US PRESS COLLECT inn WORDS ON DAY YOU ARE PUBLISHING REGARDS KINGS BURY NEWSPAPER NEWS 15 HAMILTON STREET, SYDNEY. Well thats that, we have appli cations from all parts of the Com monwealth for papers and sub scribers and we arc going to do the beat we can and hope shortly to print a monthly magazine with all Northern Territory articles, the world wants outback ntories and if they go further hack than the N.T. a dr...
TRUCKING YARDS AT ALICE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
TRUCKING YARDS AT ALICE This paper would like to bring1 before the notice of the Railway Commissioner a matter of uiir trucking yards. Alice Springs is growing fast, spreading on all sides and at the present: time, there is not one allotment that the ] -ands Department can offer for sale to the many incomers who wish to buy, build and live here. Our trucking yards that handle hundreds of cattle each week is now situated far too close to the town, those same cattle are dis turbed by the continuous roar of the many motor trucks that race around day and ni^ht with their silencers off. The continuous mill around has cut the soil to a depth of some eitfht inches into S !ii! dust, that when the wind ('?vaes from the west envelopes the town . in a ?loud of dirt, it sh not only fi'th, but most unpleasant and unfair to tho many stoves v,-hn are, carry in,' expensive and hard to got drapery and other goods from which this dirt clings without a chance of removal er-cept through the wash tub. S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
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OVER PRODUCTION OF CITRUS FRUIT FEARED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
OVER PRODUCTION OF* CITRUS FRUIT FEARED This was the heading of an article in the Southern Press in a paper recently quoting representa tives of citrus growers' organis ations who met in Sydney .fast week expressed apprehension at passible over production of citrus fruits during the next few years. It was reported that recent sur voyn nindo by the State Depart ments of Agriculture in conjunc tion with the Bureau of Agricul ture Economies indicated projected larjvo scale plantings, which, if they wore actually made at the rate indicated, might result in chaos and economic disaster in the industry. This conference decided to issue i. warning against indiscriminate nlsintings although the present ?ovel of returns in the industry is ralisfacLory. So its coming back to this again, p.lthough the world is starving and by all reports is likely to starve for many years, these eminent 'rntlmen do not want to lose their (i jobs on the fruit board or some iifhei- easily paid position. They v.-i...
WEDDING AT WOOLLA DOWNS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
WEDDING AT WOOLLA DOWNS The marriage of Beryl, only daughter of Mrs. Beale, to Des &nbsp; mond Foster, of Sydney, was cele brated at the home of the bride's mother, Woolla Downs Station, on &nbsp; April 12th. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. H. Evers, of Alice Springs in a delightful setting in the gar den. The altar being arranged under a large spreading Ironwood tree, surrounded by lawns and flowers. The bride, who looked most charming in a magnolia satin gown was given away by her brother. Mr. Peter Claude Nicker acted as bestman. The bride's mother was dressed in a smart dusty pink frock. After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding breakfast was partaken of in the dining room, at which the usual toasts were honored. About forty guests were present, among them being Mr. and Mrs. Allan and daughter, Miss Alison, &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. Cain, Miss Mary Clarke, Mr. Jim Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. W. Colson, Mrs. F. Colson, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dickson, Mr. and Mrs. Len Hes...
CONNELLAN AIRWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
CONNELLAN AIRWAYS Another link in the Northern Territory air service has been added by Connellan Airways in ???ing from Quantas, Queens— land, a Dragon Fly aircraft, the &nbsp; second of its kind in the Territory. This will aid in some of the pre— sent fortnightly services being re— duced to weekly intervals. Con— nellan Airways now have nine planes and staff of 16 men includ— ing four pilots. Air routes ex— tend from Alice Springs north— west to Wyndham, east to Camoo— weal just across the Queensland border, north to Boroloola on west of Gulf of Carpentaria. These routes involve calls at 98 pastoral or mining properties and airfields and embrace the Flying Doctor service — a godsend to out— back. Total area now covered by Northern Territory services of this pioneer air concern of North— ern Territory is five hundred thou— sand square miles, an area greater than France and Germany com— bined, and the five thousand eight hundred miles of air routes is equal almost to halfway ...
WILL CARRY ALL AIR MAIL Powers Of Federal Government [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
WILL CARRY ALL AIR MAIL Powers Of Federal Govern ment CAXIWRRA. May 21. -- The !-V(lf-rn! GovfTrimcnt, as -a' matter of policy,' would docirlo ultrrmtoiv to carrv all mails hv Oovernment owned air setrviceB. tho Acthur Minister for Air (Mr. Barnard) paid tonight. ; At present, some mails were beijuv carried by Aus tralian National Airways and OTHER SUTlSmiSFin PRIVATE LV-OPERATEP SERVICES. It is understood that the Gov ernment service Trans-Australia Airlines, is anxious to obtain ex clusive rights to carrv mails, but that the Government ability to concede this is limited by long term contraots which will continue for several years. Mr. Barnard said that negotia tions were in train for ^the Com monwealth Government tt- operate intrastate services by the Govern ment-owned air line in every State.
TOURISTS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
TOURISTS This paper is always pleased to extend the hand of friendship to our Southern visitors and we had the pleasure of meeting some of these on Monday when about to leave for the Hermansburg Mis sion. Speaking of their interesting trip and describing themselves as Resonians (Reso Tours) and on their way to see the North as far as Darwin. The party consisted of all class es of business, professional prim ary industries representatives, and among them Sir R. J. Barnewall. Their trip, enjoyable because of the wonderful attention of the railway staff and unexpected good meals. But their opinion of the country from Hawker to Oodna datta was that the Blacks in mak ing the deal had the best end of the stick. However, from Oodna datta they were pleasantly sur prised and when near Alice Springs delighted not only with the scenery, but the good class of co\mtry and its possibilities. They were astonished at the low rate of rentals of such land, where water was plentiful and no strikes. Sa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
Bennett & Fisher LIMITED (Established over 70 years) t Head Office : BENNETT'S BUILDING CUKRIE ST., ADELAIDE DIRECTORS : T. S. Cheadle (Chairman), Hugh Davis (Managing), W. S. F. Kid man, L. \V. Gebhardt, A. C. Rymill, Sir Lavington LWmython. Secretary and Assistant Manager: J. S. Pearce. THE _yVE_ Stock_ Salesmen WOOLBROKERS LAND AND INSURANCE AGENTS MERCHANTS STUD STOCK SPECIALISTS Liioiicaes m t-.*-v. — i^uoru, iuuuuju, xeuiiuurougn, oryouii uuou^., cieve, fi. Liincuin, iviamanu, iurKeiown, Ijoxton, iuunay uiiugu, Ait. BarKer, btratiiaiuyn, Yvuiunga, i'anKalitia, Naracource, Kingston, Kaiangadoo, Victor Harbour and at Broken Hill. Country Markets also at — Nairne, Paruna, Maliala, Coonalpyn, Paringa, Red Hill. Modern Wool Show Floors at Port Adelaide where every clip receives expert attention Experienced Stud Stock Staff available to assist Buyers with selections, or execute buying commissions. Liberal Advances against wool at lowest, interest rates. Stock Resting Paddock...
A HOMELY AND HAPPY EVENING C. of E. Concert and Dance [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
A HOMELY AND HAPPY EVENING C. of E. Concert and Dance \\ eek.s and days of preparation proved quite worth while when the concert and dance began on the evening of Mnv 14 at St. ilohn's Hostel, Alice Springs, N-jfthern Territory. | Tbf hostel music teacher, \iv lY'i-r-'?iM. had gMtheri'tl together :; ? !roodly number of juvenile artiste ; - flc'iii' c the departure of numer ous h'-stel children on holiday hv-nt. j Ar 'M;; ?.]'.?» n'.-r.r'-rmorK w«»r'* I IS ! i-f;. .Kastv. (rou pi- -:f glee singer^. .'Miss iviiUi !-!:uif and others. j n-iv'Mnin.'r vith a fair number. jt he crowd ipeutly thickened as It!1' ni^bl wore on, tu'til both floors 'v «re filled with a merry (liiiT'i: ' it }????-??- -jr until just after mirfnigh* '??' i\Trs. Oril chley's* music. ''!»'? only interlude to this was ' h' ? unip1 iiiiu« snipper provided by ?'..- WniHrii'? Guild r.n-\ other f' ?''!!-!-=. Inif'x'diate preparations were done by Messrs. Reir Vitrran. Ron Cliif-rnov. tb'^r friends and children of the. ho...
CHILDREN'S ESSAY COMPETITION Winning Entries [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
CHILDREN'S FSS.-AY COM PETIT JO?-; Winnim- Kn fries Miss Jlaiie ( a\.'oud, 1 ho winter in the girls' section of the Child ren's Ks.say Competition, conduct ed by this p?:per fur the Northern Yrrrlt iy. ]»r;--i- ( ? v|.,)(i jj; possessed of beauty and brains and recent evi dence of her actni.LC at a local con cer'. presages si'.c-;--ks should she v-v .'. 1 h i ;-? .-phi-re '?--?)' iroal. MISS MARIE CAWOOD MISS MARIE CAWOOD It is the intention of the 'Cen- tral ian Advocate' to foster North ern Territory talent and prizes for various competitions will be given from time to time. We are of the opinion that com petitions jire necessary to bring to the fore talent that otherwise would be relegated to the back ground. Below are given the winning entries in the Children's Essay Competition conducted by the Cen tral ian Advocate and for which the prizes of £1/1/- each were awarded to Brian Smyth and Marie Cawood, both of O.L.S.H. Oon%'ont. Alice SDrincs. WHAT DO YOU THINK ? Points made by o...
IS OUR ABO. POLICY “UP THE POLE”? A Giddyup Gallup ! [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
IS OUR ABO. POLICY 'UP THE POLK'? A Giddyup Gallup ! Northern Territorians are smil ing at the recent issue by Austra-, lian Public Polls of Melbourne of details relating to the Gallup i'oll on the Policy for Aborigines. 'Australians are of two minds on what policy would be best for those aborigines still living in their native state' says one Mel bourne newspaper in presenting the figures. 'A nation-wide Gal lup Poll shows that the white man is evenly divided between (a) Helping the aborigines to live their tribal lives and (b) Educating them towards white standards.' A view widely h'eld among the experienced residents of the North ern Territory where a substantial proportion of our black population is in natural habitat is that 'a nation-wide' poll on such a ques tion would lead to serious error. The question is asked : How many of the 2000 men and women said to have been asked to express an opinion on the subject were romnptont to do po ?' 'Residents nf thncn nr^as wh^rf the blac...
The Athel Tree TREES FOR DESERT COUNTRY The Athel Tree (Tamarisk) (R. I. Herriot (Soil Conservator). [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
TREES FOR DESERT COUNTRY The Athel Tree (Tamarisk) (It. I. Herriot (Soil Conservator). Advice as to biuuiuie ^ Ai»-.» ui quicK growing tree** xor tuuuto similar to tnat at ine uraiutes was recently sought 1'rom the Council lor Scienuuc and indus trial Kesearch. A reply has been received from Mr. J. E.- Cum mins, Officer in Charge of the In formation Service, recommending the coast boobialla 'Myporjum insulare' and the Athel Tree (Tamarix aphylla). Through the courtesy of the South Australia Department of Agriculture we reproduce below Mr. It. J. Heriott's leaflet on 'The Athel Tree' which should be of interest not only to Granites area people but all those whose climatic conditions approximate to it. The letter suggests that cuttings might be obtained from the Zinc Corporation, Broken Hill. There are 64 known sr-ecies of Tamarix. They occur naturally on desert and semi-desert sites in countries bordering the Mediter ranean Ocean and in Central Asia. One species, Tamarix gallica, tho...
THE DRAMA OF LIFE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
THE DRAMA OF LIFE Life, dear friends, is like a huge stage in which we all, take part, whether we like it or not. Some people are star performers, lead ing artist'.-., while other play a , mcrp denmre part, nevertheless they d - play and occasionally steal the li:--'1;«rht from their more fa moil.'' 'mothers or sisters. Each in turn perform some part of this play, sometimes drama, sometimes comedy. We are in a way fortunate that as well as actors we also are the audience, most of us more often in the audience than on the stage. Each one dressed for his or her part and acting to thef best of one's ability. Nro\v the play is on, the curtains are rolled bae': and the actors be fore u ? Star of tho evening is the Governor-O'-vieral. He Is able to strut around, with all the trim-; mings that iv't tho oflice so in teresting. He says his little piece, all on the staj'e bow low, some do it be'U-r than ihe others, stout ones not so low, a pair of split pants supplies the comedy. The second s...
FUTURE OF NORTHERN TERRITORY Prospects of Advancement [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
Future of northern territory Prospects of Advancement Recent decisions by the Federal &nbsp; authorities indicate a measure of the promised post-war attention to the Northern Territory. To pull three rabbits from the official hat there is determination to have Darwin a Government town; the benevolent attempt to reconcile conflicting elements in Native Affairs; and the departmental blessing bestowed upon the pro posed oil research in the North West. A mixed bag this, and one that is invoking discussion among Territorians whether they meet alongside iced ale in the hotels of Alice, Tennants or Darwin, around some brackish stock route bore, or take a swig and spit out the high ly-mineralised liquid refreshment in the desert soaks. A great opportunity presents itself to fuse the Northern Terri tory with the rest of Australia to ,which it belongs. Until soldiers l^arae here in their thousands on war duties many Australians, if they thought about it at all, re garded the Centralia...
TWO HUNDRED ROOM HOSTEL Interesting Local Project [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
TWO HUNDRED ROOM HOSTEL , Interesting juocal Project Because people will Hot uuuU homes xor bpueuiaUou or invest ment these days owing to the un fair incidents 01 legislation, uie accommodation question is becom ing, more and more acute in Alice Springs as elsewhere. Evidence is available on every hand to show that many more dwellings are needed in Alice Springs to meet legimate needs. The population here would steadily swell with newcomers if the houses were available. But they are not ; and a critical situation has been reached. Realign': this a syndicate of Alice Springs' business men has considered the question of build ing a 200 room hostel to mnnt the need. A site has not yet definitely been pplRcted, but application has been r--ndo to the authorities for a suifriV»'o location, and for consent to build. It ir ^tended that itshali bo a privp,+' residential hostel, embrac ing *'1 ^ndern facilities, wi+h air condition^ lountr^a find dining room. r.rt.A un to date kitchen. A sv?r-...
TERRITORIANS WANT YOU TO KNOW [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
TERRITORIANS WANT YOU TO KNOW _i.cic uio no better beaches in Australia than those around Dar win. * * * * i ho -Lhu'd largest deposit of meterorite in the. world is at rien uui'L-y, suulh of Alice Springs. The . tii-gout is in California and the second in Siberia. * * ? * 'VcjinaiL Creek Goldfield has de posils extending ever 100 miles uid extremely rich in places, will be later the home of thousands _ of Diners and support a thriving nopulatlu.1. * * * 'ho T ?(?;;, ^'Molcls of Hartes Range Alice Springs dif.tr.icl cover an area of GO miles and fresh fields navu been found 150 miles away, tins Wiil uciipse the only rival field now in India. Mica is a most viuuabie product and provides v/ork i'ui1 thousands. iNOXt a mica cutting factory at Alice Springs. * # * * jjurry Springs, near Darwin, is u natural medicinal puoi i'or swim uniili, Uiiburpasaed in any part ojl AUauaua. An hostel uiuil there v.uuiu Uiuw tnoubuada evui-y year, i-ixivcrtiue it ijaivvm, it is an yours. * * * * lvath...
MT. EBA MYSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 24 May 1947
MT. EBA MYSTERY i'Ull scope, of the proposed new research programme at. Mount Eba is still a mystery, but it is believed to include eventual pro duction m Australia of jetpro pelled, faster-than-sound pilotless aircraft. The suggestion is being made that Central Australia should also share in this enterprise which will involve the guiding of air craft over long distances by radar. The 'range' at Mt. Eba h being extended to the testing of guided weapon.-; as well ar: .guided pro iectiloB. -' Expenditure on the research p-o-rramme banned will be addi tional to tho £6.000.000 outlay al ready proposed for the rocket 'test- in rr range.