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CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
CRICKET The following hare been Relucted lo repres«nt"the Diggers in their match against Palmerston on Saturday next -Doig (Capt.), Young (Vice Oapt,), Loftes, Col. Weddell, Wilson, Watt, Caird, Stoddart, Jones, Johnson, Hodges. Emergencies-Todd, Smith Long.
Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
Correspondence -o Dear Sir, I Jid'nt tnke Bill's firewood and I aint going to say who did He aint got enough theie to make a coffin for himself now, anyway, «*o he buffer &lt;¿u\ tome more instead of talking about shooting me, if he means me . It wont be no good me saying I didn't take Bill's firewood whtn I'm dead so I'm going to say it now. JIM.
GN 204/27 NORTH AUSTRALIA. AGRIGULTURAL LAW OS AVAILABLE FOR LEASING IN TERMS OF THE CROWN LANDS ORDINANCE 1924-27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
GN 204/27 NORTH AUSTRALIA. AGRIGULTURAL LAW OS AVAIL- ABLE FOR LEASING IN TERMS OF THE CROWN LANDS ORDIN ANCE 1924-27. APLICATIONS for a lease of the under-mentioned, land as a Cultivation Farm will be received at the Lands Department, Darwin, or the Depart of Home and Territories, Meil.ourne. on or before the 13th (day of Novem- ber 1927. The land available is situat°d on the Adelaide River in the Darwin, and Gulf District as set out in the Schedule nereunder Cultivation Farms are granted as leases in perpetuity. If the land is not allotted, it shall re- main open to application at the ren- tals and conditions set out in the Schedule until such time as notifica- tion of its withdi-uv.il bhall be made both in the Commonwealth, ami North Australia Gazettes. All applications shall be accompan- ied by a lease and registration fee oí thirty shillings. Schedule of Conditions under which the lands will be Leased 1. RENT.-No rent wil#be pay- able for the first period of the lease, which co...
DARWIN RIFLE CLUB No. 3 Club Competition 4th and 5th Stages, Sept 4th 1927 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
DARWIN RIFLE CLUB No. 3 Club Competition 4th and 5th Stages, Sept 4th 1927 Scratch W Nuttall, M B Todd 1, F French, A Sawtell, R French; W Watson 2; J Cooper, E Munro, R Atkinson; R Parker 3, G Seale 4, K Clark 5; E Coote; A Morris; H Ellen, A Crerar 6, J Wetter, R Cook 7; W Murray 8; F G Long 12. This is the first occasion on which a member has been handicapped on scratch. The Government Resident has re- ceived a radio message from the Commander of the H.M.A.S. Ger- anium to the effect that a whale- boat carrying a large red and white flag has been lost by the vessel in the vicinity of Ant Cliff; Melville Island. It has possibly drifted through the Vernons and owners of Pearling lug- gers and other craft have been asked to be on the lookout for the boat. A reward for its recovery will be paid by the Naval authorities. -o The electoral subdivision of Bat- chelor which is includes the whole of North Australia except the Dar- win peninsular, has 835 voters 721 males and 114 females. S...
GN 21[?]/27 COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. Department of Works & Railways, Public Works [?]ranch, Darwin, N.T. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
GN 21Î/27 COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. Department of \yorks & R.iil\v.vj's, Public Works ' ranch, Daw in, N.T. THE following tender lias been acceptée] : Description of Woi k_ _Amount. (Jo»trnct.ur Date of Ancopioe. Erect New Culis Fanny Buy Gaol £6J8 § 0 E.A.Manulios August 11, J927 E. W. HTODDAKT, Auejnst 24, 1927. Woiks Diieetor, N. T.
GN 213/27 SALE OF LAND BY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
GN 213/27 SALE OF LAND BY AUCTION In the estate of Bernard Hurley, deceased, Mr G. F. Wedd will oiler the undermentioned freehold prop eriy for sale by auction .at his Auction Mart, Smith Street, Darwin; at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 3rd Sep- tember, 1927: Darwin Town Section No. 539, with frontage on Mitchell Street, im- mediately behind Town Hall and almost opposite Post Ofíice (next to Allen's old store.) V. T. MACARTNEY Public Trustee Darwin, 24th August, 1927.
GN 214/27 TERNERS FOR PURCHASE OF SECOND-HAND BOILERS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
GN 214/27 TERNERS FOR PURCHASE OF second-hand BOILERS Tenders are invited from persons who are desirous 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 boiler a^e of American construction, and were used in connection with diamond drilling plants in up-country districts between the jÄars 1906 and 1915, since which latter-mentioned year they have been idle. One of the boilers was nominally Six Horse power, and the other was Eight Horse power. The boilers are very much rusted, and there are no boil- er fittings. The boilers would certain- ly require to be retubed before they could be again used. They are now oftered for sale, as, and where they now stand, and intending tenderers are advised to inspect the boilers be- fore submitting tenders. Tenders may be submitted for the purchase of either of the boilers, or for both...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
For Real Lrd-s-t'i-n-g Refreshment Get Wrigleys P. K. Chewing Sweet-deli- cious Peppermint flavoured gum in sugar-coated form. A beneficial treat-cleanses mouth and teeth - aids digestion "Afltr Eiery Meal1' */?* ' S" CLOG DROPPERS GALVAN1SLE9 IRON. GROCERBES WIRE. CEMENT. KEROSENE And all requit emonts of the man on the land. We supply you direct at whole- sale prices Galvanised Iron-26g. £27/15/ ton basis. Ii booked to arrive one month ahead £26/15/-. Wire Netting.-36 x 2 x 19. This month 10/- roll of 50 yards. K. Wire.-We allow 10 per cent oil all makers lists. Barb Wire.-This month. Special price 20 - per coil (4 coils to the mile.) Cement.-25/- per cask. Ton lots 22/6 cask. Venus Power Kerosene.-12/6 per case. To members of Tyre Club subscription of which is only 1/. per month-11/9 per case. Venus (Motor Spirit.-18/- ca-e. To members of Tyre Club, 15/- per case Plain GaSv. Wire.-14g. over 2000 yards to coil. 22/6 per coil of 1 cwt. Incubators.-The famous ZENITH -that holds so m...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
AUCTION -o TO-morrow at 3 p.m. George Wedd will offer for pub- lic auction at his residence, Caven- agh Street, a choice collection of ero tons, begonias, palms and ferns. Note Time and Place GEORGE WEDD AUCTIONEER G.N, 219 27 Appointment. BY virtue of the powers conferred upon me by the Aboriginal Or- dinance and the Northern Australia Act 1926 and all other powers me thereunto enabling feRobert Hunter Weddell. Government Resident of North Australia hereby appoint ALFRED VICTOR STRETTON of Darwin, Sergeant of Police, to be Deputy Chief Protector of Aboriginals for North Australia during the ab- sence from Darwin on duty of Cecil Evelyn Cook, M.B, Ch.M., D.T M. and H., as from the 5th September 1927. Dated at Darwin this 2nd day of September 1927. R. Ii. WEDDELL, Gevernment Resident of North Australia, Limited STOCK, STATSON, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS AGENTS FOR: The Union Assurance Society Limited Fire, Employers Liability, and Motor Vehicle Insurances DODGE BROTHERS MOTOR VEHI...
BATAVIA WOULDN'T GO RED [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
BATAVIA WOULDN'T «O RED A correspondent in Batavia writes: " The Moscow push have begun again over here, both in Sumatra and Java, Thay'had arranged io start on tbe 16th, 17th or ÏSHi August. Their signal to bes¡in was firing rockets. This they did in Bntavia, in several places, but the police weie there and nothing happened-frith (he exception of one rebel being shot dend. He was being taken lo gaol when lie »rabbod the policeman's bicycle lamp and struck him with it. The policeman drs.v his revolver and shot him. Several native soldiers have been caught, after some shots were fired, and are wounded. They were Menado soldiers ; so you seo the 'push ' ¡ire trying to get into the army. Six Hadjies, coming from Mecca, haTe been detained, al"-b a box of revoUets found on ibe ¡slvp, '? ni no ont- c'-aimed them. Ii is reported tua' the natives here are collecting money io send to Mecca, to form a school for revolu- tionary purposes Kot bad for the Holy Land, but thf-y won't stand much of...
GN 216/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT Testamentry Causes Jurisdiction [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
GN 216/27 -o m THE SUPREME COURT -o Testament-try Causes Jurisdiction in the matter of the estate of the WILLIAM GEORGE WELDON, late of Pine Hill Station, Central Aus- tralia . Whereas I, the Public Trustee of the Territory of Central Australia have been duly authorised to ad- minister the abovementioned es- tate, notice is hereby given pursuant to the 22nd section of the Trustee Act 1893 that all creditors, bene- ficiaries and other persons having claims against the above estate are reqyired to send in, in writing, to me at my office, Alice Springs, full particulars and proof of such claim on or before the 30ih day of November 1927 or in default thereof I will proceed to distribute rhe said estate or such parts thereof as may have come to my hands amongst the persons re spectvely entitled thereto having re- gard only to the claims of which I then have notice and that I, the said Public Trustee, will not be liable for the assets or any part thereof so distributed to any person of wh...
GN 207/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
I GN 207/27 I IN THE SUPREME COUJRT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. In the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased persoi.s. Name. Late of Occupation Claim to be lodged _ on or .before John Joseph Lyons Borroloola Mourned (Juiisttble 22nd Septciiii.fr 1927 Eobkrt Williams Gallipoli Station Stockman riülli Uotober lüs; Clifí-okd Jamks Dow- ling Lynott Borroloola Storekecpei ' 3rd Deccmljcr, lil-27 Thomas John Lynoit Borroloola Geutlcman 3r&lt;l Uccu-iln-r, 1927 -o WHEREAS I, the Public Trustee for the Northern Territory have been duly authorised to administer the above-mentioned estates, Notice i?, hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Trustee Act, lui1;}, ih;..t .-.!i creditors, beneficiaries, and other persons having claims against any of these estates are required to send in, in writing, to me at my tffice, Darwin, full particulars and proof of any such claim on or before the date shown above against the name of the deceased person concerned, or in defa...
NOTES FROM NEVER NEVER [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
NOTES FROM NEVER NEVER (By the Little Bush Maid) Here I am again after a long 12 weeks silence. The weather is very disheartening. Just at present it is chilly and dusty with that wretched south-east wind blowing—when we want hot cloudy weather and rain, &nbsp; rain, rain, rain ! There is nothing cheerful about residing on a cattle station at the end of a dry year. All you can see from the homestead is black soil where the grass has been dust clouds and endless strings of cattle coming and going to and from the wells where they are watered. &nbsp; The isolation is almost a thing &nbsp; of the past, we had eight cars pass us in 6 days. A few years ago we saw the mailman once every six weeks and an occasional traveller. A car was a novelty. Three parties of railway surveyors have passed to their different destinations. One &nbsp; party will work from Daly waters to Anthony's Lagoon, one from An- thony's Lagoon to Borroloola and the &nbsp; other ...
THE MOTORING CRAZE (With Elsie Bohning's apologies to the composer.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
THE MOTORING CRAZE (With Elsie Bohning's apologies to the composer.) Some people drive their Hupmobiles And some their Chevrolets But now the little Bush-Maid feels The urge of the mot'ring craze. She bought herself a FORD, brand new, Spare sparking plugs and tyres, But you would get a scare if you Heard Liz when she back-fires. Old Lizzie jumps and bucks and snorts Puts onlookers to rout And she in every way contorts And turns 'most inside out. And once the little Bush Maid tried A chauffeur to be But Lizzie took the bit and shied And ran against a tree. Now Mum thought she would show the lot Just how much she could do But accidentally touched the throt And off old Lizzie flew. But Dad has quietened old Lizzie down She's quiet as quiet can be And he has taken her to town For rations—don't you see When dad returns from Katherine Town, &nbsp; With Lizzie wobbling back The next to tame old Lizzie down Will probably be Jack. When idiosyncracies of Liz They thing they've got all...
CORRESPONDENCE ADVISORY COUNCIL ELECTIONS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 2 September 1927
CORRESPONDENCE ADVISORY COUNCIL ELECTIONS (To the Editor) In "Government Gazette" dated Friday, August 12th 1927, published in Darwin, North Australia there is a notice re above No 191/27 signed F. T. Macartney, Returning Officer. This is calling for two members to serve as "Advisory Councillors." There has not been any publication as to under what ordinance, what is required, if their advice would be taken, who can only apply for nom- ination, if any salary or allowances or in fact nothing only the notice. The last paragraph is funny. A per- son must be nominated and five pounds in money forwarded. Who can nominate another? Who is &nbsp; eligible, etc. is not mentioned. Send your fiver and see. Has the North Australia Act" been Gazetted so far If so what date? North Australia &nbsp; has three commissioners, His Honor the Administrator and a few more. The "Territory" is in a worse state than ever. There is nothing men- tioned whether the Government will nominate any ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 6 September 1927
NORTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS Excursion Tickets-Darwin Races Holiday Excursion Tickets will be issued from all stations to Darwin on 22nd and 23rd September 1927. Available for return no later than 5th October 1927. J. H. MILLICAN Manager, North Australian Rail- ways. AUCTION Wednesday September 7th at 5 p m CARL'S BEACH (near oil tanks) George Wedd will offer for public auction the well known launch Don. NOTE TIME AND PLACE GEORGE WEDD N. T. RACE CLUB TENDERS are called for the right oj conducting refreshment booth at the N.T. Race Meeting, Sept. 24 and 27. Tenders to close on Sept 12. Lowest tender not necessarily ac- cepted. R. H. BOWMAN Sec. N. T. Race Club CHAINED ABO WOMEN Pro Bono Publico writes.-Thej .held prisoners safe at the war witl barbed wire fences. Why not those abo women who won't stay at th&lt; hospital ? Fence in an acre, put th&lt; wires four inches apart, and con| nect it with an electric battery. Thej might climb like possums, but I'll bel you they ...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 6 September 1927
NORTH AUSTRALIA ADVISORY COUNCIL TO THE ELECTORS W. T. PEARCE, of Marranboy, respectfully solicits your vote and interest, and if elected will advocate the following : POLICY for DEVELOPMENT. 1.-The development of the Mining Industry, by assistance to genuine prospectors. Inducements for Capital to come into the country ; and a clirect London market for the sale of metals. 2.-Encouragement to settlers by substantial reduction in shipping freights and fares to and from Southern states. Shipping and rail- way concessions to women and children to Southern states and vice versa, say once every three years, ¡¡¡¡¡j?-; - 3.-A scheme for developing our magnificent beaches in and around Darwin by building bungalows or other suitable accommodation houses ; an essential factor for those families living inland who require a holiday by the sea and do not wish to go South. 4.-Development of good roads for motor transport. 5.-General development of the pastoral industry. 6.-Mail connection from ra...