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SEARCH FOR OIL IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
SEARCH FOR OIL IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA — :o: — Australian Mining and Smelting Company Limited, of 3(50 Collins Street, Melbourne, has made appli cation for a further eight Mineral Oil Licences totalling approxi mately 7,150 square miles, which are offshore, its existing area ex tending along the coastline from Port Patterson southerly to Queen's Channel. The ai'eas in ? elude Peron Islands in Anson Bay, I Quoin Island, Clump Island and ^fi\vo small islands easterly thereof I in Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. To I date this company has applied for I 40 licences, the area totalling \ 3(5,550 square miles, which is 7 deemed necessary for an investiga :? tion of the country's oil bearing potentialities. At the present S time the company is carrying out ??' a thorough geological reconais I sance covering this portion of the '% Territory.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
PERSONAL Mrs. Meredith, of Pollack Street, Colac, Victoria, is returning south by Monday's train after a most enjoyable holiday in Central Aus tralia. Mrs. Meredith is a world wide traveller and considers our scenery unique. She says the mountain colorings are really won derful. Mrs. S. E. Clutterbuck, whose home is in the good pastoral dis trict of Edenhope, in the western district of Victoria, is one of a party of Bond's tourists at pre sent enjoying a tour of Central Australia. With the same party is Mrs. E. SutclifTe, of Fulham House, Colac, Victoria. Colac has always been one of the most thriv ing and prosperous towns in the western district.
DEATH OF MR. JIMMY BARKER [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
DEATH OF MR. JIMMY BARKER News of the death of Mr. Jimmy Barker on Monday last was re ceived with much regret by the people of Tennant Creek. The late Mr. Barker had been associa ted with the field for many years and at one time was manager of tho Goldfields Hotel. At the time of his death he was manager of Singleton Station near Wyclifre Wolf. Mr. Rarkur passed away at the Government Hospital, Ten nant Creek, after being an inmate for u little more than a week. Ho loaves a widow, a son and a daugh 'lo'h Tho funeral took place on Tuesday morning, Requiem Mass being celebrated at the Church of Christ the King by the Rev. Father Cosgrove.
JUNCTION RESERVE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
JUNCTION RESERVE This Reserve comprises TO square miles of country bounded on the north by the Barkly Stock Route and on the south by the Helen Springs Station. This is the first of a series of such re serves which are being furnished and equipped with water, with the object of using them as quaran tine paddocks when it is necessary to delay a travelling mob on ac count of disease. These reserves will also be used for diverting and holding mobs when congestion occurs. It is the intention ulti mately to provide fenced and watered reserves of this capacity on about every 150 miles of stock route.
GYMKHANA FOR "MISS NORTHERN TERRITORY" [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
GYMKHANA FOR 'MISS NORTHERN TERRITORY' A gymkhana is to be held at the Alice Springs Race course on Saturday, Septeni- ? ber (j, A tentative pro gramme lias been drawn up and the various sections of the meeting' are being organ ised by different bodies. A totalizator and bookmaker will operate on the races decided, which will most likely be three or four events over four furlongs, j In addition to these events there j will also be a ladies' race and a donkey l-ace. Mr. Tony Chisholm, of Bond Springs is sending a search party out to look for a real good buckjumping mare. This mare has gone busH'and may not be found in time, but if she is, there will be some thrills. This portion of the programme to gether with the liquor booth will be run by the Race Club. The elder school children will be catered for with flat races and a bike race. They may also join in the kicking the football event. Mr. Kissell sports master at the school, has undertaken to organise these events. The Alice Spring...
ADVICE ON TAXES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
ADVICE ON TAXES . Mr. C. L. Lethlean, Officer ii charge of the Northern Territory Branch of the Taxation Depart ment in Adelaide, will be arriving in Alice Springs on the 10th Sep tember, 1947, to give information on all matters concerning taxation. While here, he will visit em ployers to see that they are cor rectly acquainted with the de tails of the tax instalment de duction scheme. Mr. Lethlean will welcome per sonal enquiries from employers and employees on all matters of taxation, socal services contribu tions, sales tax, pay roll tax and entertainment tax. He can be interviewed at the Magistrate's office.
HUNTLEY'S GRAND EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
IIUNTLEY'S GRAND EFFORT On Sunday afternoon a special rodeo show was given by Ken -Huntley and Company in aid of the 'Miss Northern Territory' cam paign. A silver coin admission was charged and approximately £(50 was collected. This effort was a splendid one, and if the people of the Territory give a's-much help as these West Australian's did, then we should be more than assured of the suc cess of our campaign in aid of Miss Daphne Campbell. Thank you, Mr. Huntley, and may your tour of the Northern Territory be a successful one with such a grand show.
NEW WOODTURNING BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
NEW WOODTURNING BUSINESS — :o:— F.or many years we, of Central Australia, have seen our mulga sent down south to be made up into bowls, ornaments of many sorts and sold at exorbitant prices, even returned to Alice Springs and sold here for tourists.v Now at last in Railway Terrace, are two young1 men from Adelaide who have opened up a business here. They are turning out some good material, and as they get to know the woods better, will make souvenirs that are Northern Terri torial!. They will be stamped as being made at Alice Springs, and the purchaser's name will be in scribed on it in gold lettering and enclosed in the bowl will be the owner's letters so that in future, lie or she will have a linen stamp that will last for all time. Best of luck, boys, that is pro gress.
TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
TO THE EDITOR Sir. — The lion, organisers of the 'Miss Northern Territory' Appeal wish to gratefully acknowledge the many generous gifts in cash and kind which have been received or promised since the campaign was launched -on 15th August, 1947. These comprise the follow ing : — A. E. Muirhead, £5; Max Schober, 10/-; George Walton, t'2/2/- and 51b. box chocolates; A. L. Rose, £5; Mrs. C. E. Deer ing, £5/1/-; A. J. Kersley, £3/3/-; Kew D.A.D., 10/-; Des Leahy (Alcota), £1(5/18/7, sale of bul lock; Hugo Shaw, 1/- (fan letter); Frank Edmonds, 10/- (fan letter); Ken Huntley Rodeo, £(50; Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins, £33/(5/3 (proceeds opal brooch); Mrs. Calder, £1 (sale of flowers); Mr. Authwaite, £2; Mrs. Authwai,te, £1; Webb Bros. (Napperby), * £15 (sale of bullock); Mr. Ted Hayes (Un doolya); Mr. Jim Turner (Gar dens) ; Mr. Harry Bloomfield (Loves Creek) each one bullock; Mr. Louis Bailey, bag of wolfram. RUSSELL D. KING.
£15 MILLION COAL PLAN VICTORIA'S NEW PROJECT MELBOURNE, August 24. [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
.£15 MILLION COAL PLAN VICTORIA'S NEW PROJECT — :o: — - MELBOURNE, August 24. The Victorian Government in tends to spend £15* million on de veloping the brown coal deposits near Morwcll, 82 miles south-east of Melbourne. The Premier (Mr. Cain) said at the week-end that legislation would be submitted to Parliament next seHsion. He expected that work would begin soon after the Bill had been approved. A new open cut would be started near Morwell and two briquette factories, with a combined annual production of 1,300,000 tons, would be built. This move, Mr. Cain said, was the first step in a large-scale plan to develop Victoria's brown coal deposits fully.
DNIEPER ENQUIRY . [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
DNIEPER ENQUIRY . It is reported fhat the stewards appointed for the August meet ing of the Central Australian Racing Club imposed a fine of .£10 on Jockey O'Callaghan for dismounting from Dnieper (owned by Mr. Don Chalmers) during the running of the Breeders' Cup Handicap of 10 furlongs on the first day of the meeting. The «icc was won by Woodhill from 1'seudo. After the running of the Ladies Trophy Handicap on the second day which was won by Dnieper (again ridden by O'Cal laghan) an enquiry was opened. Jockey O'Callaghan lodged 'an ap peal against his fine and after taking further evidence the case was again adjourned until 8 p.m. on Thursday evening.
VETERINARY RESEARCH STATION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
VETERINARY RESEARCH STATION As. a result of the recent visit of Dr. Seddon, the Administrator has agreed to certain proposals concerning1 the establishment of a Research Laboratory and Sta tion. In order that the work may proceed, pending the provision of a permanent institution, it has v been decided to convert the exist ing offices of the Animal Industry Section into the temporary labor atory. In addition, certain land is being set aside for the development of experimental animal pens, etc., and for the ultimate laboratory.
Saturday's Racing Programme MENTONE 12.30—CHELTENHAM HDCP. 13 furlongs [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
Saturday's Racing Programme MENTONE 12.30— CH ELTENHAM HDCP. .1.3 furlongs Neutral J) 3 Majestic Calbrae 8 10 Fox. 7 12 Linder Chilperic 7 9 Gull 8 L(i Steno- Idle Chat 8 £ grapher 7 9 Theebaw 8 '4 Sage 7 7 Dan Fox 8 2 Royal Gay Sylva 8 C Navy 7 5 Mandon 7 13 Wise Son 7 4 Winpar 7 1.' Piccolo 7 2 Royal Charming Guard 7 13 Rose 7 0 Keep Smil- Dream ing 7 12 Rocks 7 0 Neutral, Idle Chat, Winpar 1.5— MANUMBAR HANDICAP One mile Fii'st Division Chanak i) 10 Sea Miss Hororata 8 10 tress 7 0 Viking 7 l.'i Ebony Piccaso 7 9 Prince 7 5 Sweet Saturn 7 5' Magne 7 9 Early Khanga 7 8 Wyn 7 3 Arab Herelyn 7 3 Chief 7 7 Acquitted 7 0 Dhutia 7 7 Leonatus 7 0 Cabal line 7 G Walnut 7 0 Judy Actor 7 G Chanak, Viking, Hororata 1.40— MANUMBAR HANDICAP One mile Second Division Chartist 8 10 Syringa 7 G Filgaro 8 5 Fox- Leros 7 12 hunter 7 5 Saxonian 7 9 Oban Bay 7 4 Darfla 7 8 Erl King 7 3 Apollo 7 7 Thistle 7 3 Bold John 7 7 Going Up 7 0 Anchor 7 6 Royal Dashing Dame 7 0 Beau 7 G Young Magazine 7 G Marg...
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA N.T. ADMINISTRATION TENDER NOTICE Cartage General Stores and Rations [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA N.T. ADMINISTRATION TENDER NOTICE Cartage — General Stores and Rations TENDERS are invited for the CARTAGE of General Stores, and Rations, for the Native A/Fairs Branch, for a period of three (3) months from 1st October 1947 to 81st December 1947. The successful tenderer will be required to transport general stores, and rations, as and when required, by the Director of Native Affairs or his representative, between the following places : — Katherine to Beswick Station Approx. Tonnage per vear 80 tons Ratherine to King River Settle ment (Maranboy) ' » » » rjQ tons Darwin to Newcastle Waters ' » » » 5 toll's Darwin to Daly Waters ' ' » » 5 ^ons Alice Springs to Areyonga » ' ' » 50 tong Alice Springs to Yuendumu ' ' ' ' iso tons Alice Springs to Hatches Creek (Police Station) ' ' ' » » ](, j-ons Alice Springs to Arltunga (Little Flower Mission) ' ' ' » ;jq ^ons Alice Springs to Phillips Bore (Native Settlement) ' ' ' » 80 tons Alice Springs to Powell Creek ' ' ...
LESS TOBACCO, FEWER CARS EFFECT OF DOLLAR RESTRICTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
LESS TOBACCO, FEWER CARS EFFECT OF DOLLAR RESTRICTIONS Tobacco might be scarcer than it was during the war, and new cars fewer than they were now, in the opinion of Adelaide businessmen who commented recently on the likely effects of proposed im port restrictions as a result ?of Britain's dollar conversion ban. If the Commonwealth Govern ment decided to peg imports of American tobacco at a certain quantity, severe repercussions on Australian supplies would be felt, necessitating the continuance of 1 rationing on a more severe scale, | the president of the Retail To bacco Sellers' Association (Mr. C. E. Tunney) said. About !)() per cent, of tobacco leaf used in Australia was im ported from U.S.A., and last year the Australian crop was a failure. Any reduction of tobacco im ports from U.S.A. would be likely to cause an acute shortage here. . 'The only salvation might be to grow more suitable leaf in Aus tralia or import tobacco from South Africa, but most of the South African crop is ...
He Serves the Out-back [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 30 August 1947
He Serves the Out back Almost fabulous is the story of the Last of the Pioneer Airline Operators, E. J. Connellan, whose 90 bindings u fortnight over his 7000 miles oi routes gives one oi the most amazing services in the world, of modern aviation. This story was written by Stanley Brogden and reprinted from the June issue of 'Aircraft.' On a Northern Territory air strip a Drangonfly DHJK) sends up a dustcloud as its spatted 'wheels touch down on the grass and quartz-gravel surface. The pilot runs her along to an oil drum and waits. After a minute or two a jeep appears, followed shortly by a truck, and from them jump a couple of blackfellows, a clutch of white children and their parents and an odd stationhnnd. One of the white men carries a case and wears a tie. 'G'day, Col,' is the greeting. 'Five minutes early today.' ''That's right, grins Col. John ston, handing mailbags to the truck driver. 'There's a bit of freight here, too. You're going to the Alice ?' The passenger nods. He h...