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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
LILY HESE & CO. TITKEE WELL 120 MILES NORTH OF ALICE SPRINGS MEALS ? -ACCOMMODATION GENERAL STORE BOTTLE LICENCE SHELL AND VACUUM AGENTS TRUCK TYRES At Special Prices BRAND NEW 10.50— IS 10-p!y TYRES ? £20 0 0 NEW TUBES to fit ? 2 10 0 NEW 10-50-18 WHEELS ? 5 0 0 (Chev. 10-hole; International 6-hole; Army type) 9.00—13 NEW TYRES & TUBES ? 7 0 0 Good Used Tyres 10.50—20 BAR TREAD TYRES (as new) ... 17 10 0 Others in excellent condition £12 10 0 to £15 0 0 Sound Reliable Tubes to fit ? 2 10 0 10.50—20 TYRES — TUBES — WHEELS complete (Army 8-bolt hole type Wheels) £15, £17/10/0; £20 7J5O— 17 BAR TREAD TYRES (as new) ? £10 0 0 Others in good order ? £5 ? £7/10/- M. S/McL[ODLT^^pu™jidsj TRAVELLERS! BETWEEN ALICE AND DARWIN ? CALL AT ? SCOTT'S - - ELLIOTT Red Cross Hut FOR ALL YOUR REQUIREMENTS MEALS AT ALL HOURS Groceries ? Cool Drinks ? Plume Petrol ? Mobiloil MOTOR REPAIRS etc J. NELSON Wishes to extend greetings to old and new friends, and to advise them that stocks of...
He Serves the Outback [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
He Serves the Out back Almost fabulous is the story of the Last of the Pioneer Airline Operators, E. J. Connellan, whose 90 landings a fortnight over his 7000 miles of routes gives one of the most amazing services in the world of modern aviation. This story was written by Stanley Broaden and reprinted from the June issue of 'Aircraft.' YEAR OF EXPANSION AND CONSOLIDATION The biggest step in Connellan's development came in July, 194y, and it is from that period that he considers his services wei'e upon a permanent footing. The P.M.G. requested him to run a new ser vice to Hermannsburg, Tempo Downs, Kulgera, Mt. Irwin, Erl dunda, Doctor's Stones and back to Alice, ''and to increase the Wyncl ham service to 2,700 miles (with 36 landings, including the Kimber ley stations at Ord River, Turkey Creek, etc.). A new contract gave him £400 a year for the monthly Mt. Irwin run and £5,400 a year for the increased Wyndham run. The stoi-y behind that reorgan isation may be that if the new contra...
DAWSON v. PATRICK FIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
DAWSON v. PATRICK FIGHT On Monday night, September 1, Freddie Dawson, 9.7i, American negro, knocked out Vic Patrick, 9.9 in the last round of a 12-round contest after what has been reported as the most exciting fight seen, in the Sydney stadium for j some time. } Vic Patrick, the Australian lightweight champion, was im mediately after the fight taken to St. Vincents Hospital for atten- j tion. From start to finish the fight i had the stadium crowd l'ight on I their feet. ' I Dawson fighting with terrific speed took the first two rounds and had at this early stage a very unsettled opponent. The third and fourth rounds were punishing ones for both fighters. It was in the fifth that Patrick took the initiative. Round six went again to Eatrick, as he launched attack after attack on Dawson. The seventh, eighth and ninth rounds gave Patrick a slight lead in points, and it was at this stage that Patrick's eyes, having been opened earlier, were troubling him. In the tenth round Patrick beca...
VICTORY LAD BEATS SHANNON [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
VICTORY LAD BEATS SHANNON Rivers of money from the big punters (lowed on Shannon at Uanchvick last Saturday when he was beaten into second place by .Victory Lad in the Warwick Stakes. Shannon started at 3 to 1 on, while there was fair support for the winner at -- to .1. Shannon savaged Victory Lad about a fur long from home and this may have spoilt his winning chance as he was only a length behind at the finish, although the winner was a very (It horse and Shannon had not raced for months. Mr. Smith recently purchased Shannon for 2(5,000 guineas. At the same meeting the un beaten Temeraire won the llobart ville Stakes at a canter. There was no betting on this race. Both those races were of seven furlongs, Victory Lad's time was 1.25i, whilst Temeraire took 1.27 i.
SPREADING OF STRIKES IN BRITISH MINE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
SPREADING OF STRIKES IN BRITISH MINE 40,000 miners are reported to be out on strike at the Yorkshire pits, England, and there as a general indication that the strikes will spread much further as colliery after colliery go- out in sympathy with the miners from C Jrimnthorpe, who struck over working a 2 ft. extra coal surface task, nearly three weeks ago. This serious stoppage has cost the 'Government n loss of ap VV ;xi mutely 200,000 tons, which ?CT*l-!cd with the 800,000 tons' of coal lost during the sum mer will bring the figures to just around a million tons, which Bri tain at the moment can ill afford.
FIXTURES FOR MISS NORTHERN TERRITORY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
FIXTURES FOR MISS NORTHERN TERRITORY A mannequin parade is being arranged by Miss Mary Rennie, and n preview reveals that this is irointr to be something out of the box. Those taking part are Misses Daphne Campbell, Jeanne John ston, Heather Neck, Puxie Smith, Estelle Jones, Pat Kemp, Noelene Abberton, Ottilie Abberton, Sylvia Jude and Mona Johansson. Juvenile participants will be Helen Smith, Wendy Simpson, Christine Gregory' and Judy Gordon. The parade is to be held in the Catholic Hall on Tuesday, Sep tember 30. Daphne leaves on Wednesday next (Septeinber 10) on her Wyndham trip and it has been advised that a ball is being held in Wyndham on her arrival. GYMKHANA POSTPONED Following the heavy rain on Thursday morning and a weather forecast for more rain on Friday, an inspection of the course was made by members of the Gym khana Committee, and this re vealed that the track was unsafe for racing and would not dry .up in time even if the rain stopped immediately. It was later decide...
FEWER CATTLE ON OFFER AT ABATTOIRS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
FEWER CATTLE ON OFFER AT ABATTOIRS There was keen competition and- values were firm to dear er at the Abattoirs cattle mar ket on Monday,, when l,6Jj() were yarded, compared with 1,8(50 last week. There wore no heavyweight bullocks and relatively few mcdiiim weight steers in really good order. Cows wore plentiful and includ ed several drafts of station cows with bi.t,- frames in good condition. Aged dairy cows and overfat and wasteful ' cows were fairly num erous and met, with reduced com petition but sold firmly at recent rates. Some attractive quality light weight heifers, steers and calves were offered and values for these classes were at times in advance of recent rates, particularly at opening sales, but during later Gales values eased slightly par ticularly for inferior types. Young store cattle completely unsuitable for the trade were not very numerous, and were readily disposed of at firm rates, but a high proportion of the station cattle were showing signs of travelling, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
^* /^fe HIT TUC W*$ J§| MARK If flgffi EVERY TIME g BOX 94 Phone 32 A. QUEE '?& TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS Taf/ors and Drapers SPLENDID RANGE OF FIRST CLASS STOCK TO SUIT EVERY PURSE Gus. Brandt QUALITY BUTCHER TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS All best cuts in beef and mutton. All smallgoods made on premises DAILY SUPPLYING OVER WHOLE OF Northern Territory ™t f«W J«-B? !f;noMr' LalT110n£ men the plato was passed, Mr. 5£Ln* ITacJa^La ? f J' *tP- Lamont dropped a hundred-dollar asstf jsa ^s sSLUSrStiSK sssss* 'Tho sucko' h!-9 bBon ed for funds to patch the leaking provmeu ? root. 'Oh, Lord, send us succor,' — — — ? ?? ?? ? ? was his plea. ', Thin Office for Job Printing. MR. REG VERRAN Teacher of Piano and Singing Agent for Cawthornes Pianos Banjos, Mandolins, etc. Pianos Tuned Church of England Hostel Jacaraiidlai PRESENTS : - :!«-in. COTTONS suitable' for FlfOCKS CURTAINS BEDSPREADS LOOSE COVERS , ? -.0: ? 36-in. GINGHAM for -^ CHILDREN'S WEAR and SEERSUCKERS delightfully cool for...
ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW The first Adelaide Royal Show since 19;-]!) opened at 10 a.m. last Thursday. The crowds have been exceptionally large and enthus iastic, and it is fully anticipated that the attendance will be a I'ecord. Entries in all sections are large, and in general competition scorns keener than ever. Crowds from all parts of the country have swarmed into the city and the carnival spirit is in evidence everywhere. The show will be open until 10 p.m. next Thursday, Septem ber 11.
ANNUAL SPOKTS AT WYNDHAM [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
ANNUAL SPORTS AT WYNDHAM The Parents & Citizens Asso ciation Annual Children's Sports woi'o held last Sunday. A record number of children attended and all enjoyed themselves thoroughly. Lunch was provided for the kiddies and races wore tho main meature. Prize money was awarded for the winners of events, but every child received a gift also. The' children would like to thank Mrs. Bentley, Mrs. Patching Mrs. Casey and committeo off- Parents and Citizens for helping the sports to run so smoothly.
AUSTRALIANS OUT OF DAVIS CUP [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
AUSTRALIANS OUT OF DAVIS CUP The Australians are once more out of the Davis Cup. After the Americans' lead of two matches to one, our last hope went when Schroeder defeated Pails in the fourth match. Then Kramer went on to defeat liijomich easily to make tho matches 4 to 1. After winning the first two single matches easily, the Ameri cans led 2 — 0, but a brilliant vic tory by the Australian doubles pair gave another lease of life, but on Tuesday, Septeinber 2, Schroeder won from Pails after one of the most thrilling games ever witnessed by a crowd. The final scores were : — Kramer (U.S.) d. Pails (Aus.) f, — o, C— 1, (i — 2. Long-Bromich (Aus.) d. Kranier fkhroedor (U.S.) 0—4, 2—0, 0—2, (EU. Schroedor (U.S.) d. Pails (Aus.) (1—8, S— 0, 4—0, 0—11, 10— 8. Kramer (U.S.) d. Bromich (Auh.) 0— B, 0—2, 0— 2.
FURTHER DNIEPER INQUIRY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
FURTHER DNIEPER INQUIRY ; — :o: — On Sunday, September 7, a fur ther inquiry will be held by the Centralian Racing Club into the fines imposed on Mr. Don Chalm ers and his jockey, J. O'Callaghan. Further details will be published in next week's issue. There are also rumours concern ing the resignation of more mem bers of the committee.
NOTES FROM THE FINKE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
NOTES FROM THE FINKE General conditions in the Finke district are very rosy. The best rain during the last twenty years fell recently very steadily for three days and nights to regis ter over three inches, naturally this was very welcome. Fat cattle very shortly will be trucked instead of stores. It is reported that two pastoral sta tions have recently changed hands at we believe very satisfactory prices to all concerned. The report vide the 'Centralian Advocate' that it is now 'officially confirmed that the trucking yards* are to be built' is very gratifying to all in the district. The hotel and local store are anticipating further increased business -which necessitates considerable addi tions to the present premises, at ..the moment they ai*c working to Yu II capaciiy. The work is to be gone on with as soon as possible. Mrs. T. King will become the new licencee of the hotel very shortly and all will wish her every success in her liew venture. We think Mrs. King will soon give the ...
PARTY OF VISITORS STRANDED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
PARTY OF VISITORS STRANDED Five people were stranded in a creek near Mount Zeil, the high est mountain in the Territory (4,955 feet) and about 150 miles by road from Alice Springs. They were Mr. and Mrs. Bowman and two children (boy and girl) and another lady. Mr. Bowman is the brother of Bryan Bowman, owner of Glen Helen and Conniston Stations. The party were on their way to Conniston when the week-end rain held them up. On Monday, Mr. Bowman tried to cross the next creek about three miles distant, but the vehicle stopped in the creek. Seventy-five points of rai'n then fell in fifteen minutes and brought the creek down and covered the truck. Mr. Bowman, who is on the staff of Station 5AD had a port able radio transmitter and kept in contact with the Alice Springs Flying Doctor Base for safety. Although they had a wet camp for several days they had plenty of £-d' ?