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MEAT SEASON ENDED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
MEAT SEASON ENDED Last Wednesday morning the last bullock for the 1947 season was slaughtered at the Wyndham Meatworks. The season's kill amounted to 28,850 cattle and about 3,000 tons ' of meat, together with edible and unedible tallow, has already been spipped overseas. The various by-products have been shipped South periodically, as required, and the balance of the meat will be shipped by the 'Tudor Star' due in port in two weeks. . About 120 employees, whose work has now finished, will em bark on the Koolinda this week for their homes in the SouTh. The remainder of the staif will be em ployed until after the next meat boat leaves for overset, when they will return SouiTi by air and sea.
VISIT OF E.S. & A. OFFICIAL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
VISIT OF E.S. & A. OFFICIAL '- Mr. A. H. Renk, Branches In spector for the E.S. & A. Bank, arrived in Alice Springs on Thurs day evening. He is up here on a working holiday, and has been up to Tennant Creek for a look around. Mr. Renk said that during his trip down by road, it rained stead ily all the way, and that there were sheets of water all along the road.
TRAGIC SHOOTING ACCIDENT AT WYNDHAM [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
TRAGIC SHOOTING ACCI DENT AT WYNDHAM Albert Collins, aged 84, died on Sunday about 2.30 at the Wynd ham District Hospital as the re sult of a shooting accident at the Ord River. The accident occurred on Saturday afternoon ? about 5 p.m. and it was not until 8 p.m. that the patient was able to get to the hospital where an operation was commenced immediately. The bullet, which was a .22, went through the back near the spinal colmun and lodged inside the ab domen. Mr. Collins, who was a returned soldier of World War II., was an employee of the Wyndham Meat works, and had gone shooting with a party of thirteen others to the Ord. He was dv.fj to go back South on the Koolinda this month. ^ The ftineral, which took place Sunday afternoon, was conducted by the Rev. Bramley, L.Th., was attended by a large nuiTiber of the Meatworks employees and townspeople to whom he was well known and liked.
DIGEST OF NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
DIGEST OF NEWS The British Minister of Food said that if Australia could cut 20 per cent, off her home consump tion of meat and dairy produce, Britain would be delighted to supply the shipping to take it to England. A party of 40 American immi grants are on their way from San Francisco to Australia. Nearly 40,000 British coalmin ers arc out on strike, and 21 pits are idle. The loss in coal amounts to about 40,000 tons per day. Mr. Chi/ley has stated that the only tax remissions contemplated in the forthcoming budget were those concerning sales tax and war time company tax. These would probably amount to about £7,000,000. Drastic restriction on imports from dollar areas are to be im posed. These include a 20 per cent, cut in tobacco impoi'ts. At the ACTU congress held In Melbourne a motion was carried in favor of the immediate nation alisation of the steel and coal mining industries. State-wide rains have fallen this week over South Australia. Money Moon is now equal fav orite with H...
RAIN, AND MORE RAIN [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
RAIN, AND MORE RAIN Extraordinary weather condi tions still prevail in Central Aus tralia, and Alice Springs has had a further rainfall of 240 points this week. This makes a total of 087 points since August 1st. Here are last month's record ings at meteorological stations south of Alice Springs : — Deepwell, 370; Rodinga, 858; Bundooma, 313; Rumbalara, 841; Finke, 312; Abminga, 200; Ilbun ga, 270; Alberga, 199. Since September 1 further falls have been registered as under : — Rodinga, 150; Deepwell, 88; Rumbalara, 89. Recordings for the 24 hours ended 9. a.m. Friday, were as follows : — Granites, 01; Mt. Doreen, 40; Harts Range, 120; Henbury, 77; Alcoota, 90; Loves Creek, 140; Woodgreen, 30; Erldunda, 25; Arltunga, 144; Hermannsbiug, 50; Ammarroo, 03; Ambalindum, 151. A traveller, who arrived at Alice Springs late on Thursday night by road from Darwin, re ported steady rain from Helen Springs to Banka Banka, and a torrential downpour from there to Barrow Creek. All creeks north of A...
PRICE OF GOLD [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
PRICE OF GOLD The following article, written by Sidney .1. Barker and, taken from the 'News,' Adelaide, bears out the repeated articles printed in the 'Centralian Advocate' from time to time. We are pleased to see that some other paper besides ourselves is taking notice. Now the American dollar is worth 0/1 in our currency (which apparently America won't take) so that the 00 to 70 dollars men tioned means that at 50 dollars the price would be £15/4/0 per oz., while at 70 dollars the price would be ,i'2 1/0/7 per oz. as against our present price, less gold tax, 17/7i, .C9/17/7A per oz. When our Government is pre pared to pay the world's parity, we shall not be able to see our selves for dust and gold 'ffcist at that. It is hard to understand why, considering they are only paying us in notes, that they do not pay the limit and soe an army at work, instead of men leaving for other avenues where pay is sure nnd no risk. We think the gold miners and mica miners are getting a scurvy deal....
BANKS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
BANKS Mr. Ward, at a press conference in New York, said 'The Austi'alian Government will press ahead with the nationalisation of banking, despite any outside influence, ? or pressing exerted by any groups in any other country. Controls are going to be exercised, and the workers protected. The first consideration is the welfare of the Australian people.' Mr. Menzies said in Melbourne that the bank nationalisation pro posals were a common fraud and a further step toward totalitarian ism by a Government already drunk with power. \ '~— ?~~~~ At Alice Springs,' Mr. Bill ? , the prospector, said he had re cently deposited his property on the bank of the Todd and the in flated currents had liquidated his assets, everything gone except the camp oven. So what do your know.
PAN-AMERICAN PACT NEXT WEEK “All For One, One For All” Basis RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug, 28. [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
PAN-AMERICAN PACT NEXT WEEK 'AH For One, One For All' Basis RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 28. A treaty symbolising the deter mination of the Americas to de fend themselves on an 'all fox one, one for all' basis will be signed here next Wednesday. The United States proposal for throwing a united hemispheric force, both military and economic, against any aggressor against any American State was approved unanimously tonight by Commis sion No. 11 of the inter-American defence conference. A United States decision that those member countries declining to fight with armies couTTI resort to economic sanctions was accept ed intact. Under an approved treaty clause, no signatory can remain entirely neutral if the constituted consult ing body decides by a two-thirds majority to take action. WASHINGTON, August 28.— The White House announced to day that President Truman would fly to Rio de Janeiro on Sunday to address the closing session of the conference.
RESULTS OF GARDEN COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
RESULTS OF GARDEN COMPETITION Satui'day afternoon was a most entertaining one for the visiting gardening expert, Mr. N. J. Kemp, of Adelaide, who the firm of W. K. Chalmers & Co. asked to come all the way up here to judge our local gardens. After visiting and studying the gardens entered for the contest, Mr. Kemp,, with two other judges, Mrs. J. Donnellan and Miss K. Gamble, decided to award the prizes as ? follows : — Flower garden — Fulton, 1; Madley, 2. Vegetable garden — Madley, 1 ; Mrs. C. Simmounds, 2. The judges had a very difficult task in front of them, and decided .that besides the prizes awarded for flower and vegetabje gardens, that special merit should be given to Mr. Muldoon's gardens at the Alice Springs jail, which were a wonderful credit to him. We feel sure that the coming year will see increased entries in the local garden competition, and we hope that on that occasion the judges will have an even more difficult task. Thanks should be given to W. R. Chalme...
COMPANY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
COMPANY MEETING The Chairman of Directors of Bennett & Fisher Ltd. (Mr. T. S. Cheadle) said at the recent annual general meeting of the company, that the turnover for the year was a record, with a nett profit of i-G4t880. This was an increase of £15,848 compared with the pre vious yeai'. Income from all sources reached the high level of £19.'V244.
R.S.L. CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
R.S.L. CLUB NOTES A meeting of the committee of the R.S.L. was held on Monday, September 1. At the meeting the committee allotted to various mem bers the tasks of running stalls and helping in the gymkhana (today) Saturday. The gym khana will be held on the Alice Springs racecourse. Among visitors to the club this week were the following : — Messrs. Claude Cashman and Tom Harris from Darwin, Mr. Attewell, from Adelaide, Chas. Carter, from Mt. Esther, Peter Beale, £rom The Granites, Alf Harris, of Murray Downs, Bert Bond, from Adelaide, and Mr. N. J. Kempe, from Adelaide. All visitors voted the club a grand place.
LANDER RIVER COPPER PROSPECT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
LANDER RIVER COPPER PROSPECT — ?;-_-: ? Mr. N. C. Bell, of Alice Springs, Attorney for Australian Mining & Smelting Co. Ltd., of Collins Street, Melbourne, states that ad vice has been received from the company that diamond drilling equipment is on its way for use in testing the known deposits in the Lander River locality extend ing from Lander's Rock to Mt. Stafford, approximately 120 miles north-westerly from Alice Springs. Drilling will commence on Davies and Southion's prospect, and the company will at the same time engage a geologist to carry out a reconnaissance of the sur rounding area to further explora tion by diamond drilling.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
ABOUT Seven Hundred Feet Fly Wire, twenty inches wide, Don Thomas. e A limited number of good Ovei1 coats. Cheap at Don Thomas. e COUNTRY Girl 34, desires pen friend, Ronnie 2470V., G.P.O. Melbourne. e CALL on Don Thomas and see all the Secondhand Furniture, Ward robes, Chest of Drawers, Bedroom Suites, Tables, Chairs and Lounge Suites. e DAY OLD CHICKS are available from today onwards at 18/- a dozen. F, B. C. Heenan, Alice .Springs, ' etc FRESH FISH Twice Weekly. F. B. C. Heenan & Co. . e FARMER 40 desires genuine pen friend Vincent Box 7 P.O., Kew Victoria. e FOR SALE.— One Secondhand Electric Motor, 2 h.p., single phase needs repairing. Don Thomas. GALVANISED Uprights for Tents, welded spike on top threaded stand on bottom, 12 ft. pole with holes bored to fit spikes, :» pipe size, suitable for 12 x 10 tents at Sd. per foot. 'Centralian Advo cate' Oflice. GIRL 21 like pen friend Natalie Box 7 P.O. Kew, Victoria. e LOST.— 1 Silver Wrist Watch, link clip band, W. Drake insc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 6 September 1947
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