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No title [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
* Time's sword with ruthless justice mows, and moves ! From the world's way all life unfit for life * And by the pruning power of mortal strife M »»»»»»»»m»»»»«»««m»»«» -m-»»»»»» - -»»-» -- m»m«.»»»»»«im«> -»rn«.»»» « Cuts out decay from Being's inmost grooves. Our hearts heroic, and our women pure, For only strength and purity endure; And in Time's balance weakness counts as wron J, N'o let. us keei) our r'ision clear and strong, . ï That ive may hold for ever this fair land, j And evermore heat off the hostile ¡land. \ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»rn ?
Welcom in Canberra [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
[[^..^..»».»..»»..»»^.««.»»»^?.....»»MM»..^^»»^».; j IMrom? j - ta - j (ttuubf rra Australia's hand of welcome is outheld, The homage of the Nation* s youngest born We lay with humble feelings at your feet. And harki the voiceless greetings of our dead Vibrating down the saddened years, is heard! Heard in the soundless cry of every stone Of this great Edifice-Australia's home, Whose keystone is the Sacrifice they made When in the blood and agony of war They gave their ail that we may live tn peace. And when in these great Legislative Halls Our Rulers meet, Oh, let them not forget These unseen spirits which throughout all time Will watch with jealous eye Australia's destiny. Canberra, May 9, 1927. m m .;&lt;?>&lt; O their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York, and to the many visitors from various parts of Australia and overseas, now in Canberra for the consummation of a national aspiration, the people of Canberra' extend a most cordial welcome. May 9, 1927...
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS Issued Monthly, under the auspices of the Federal Capital Commission, as the publicity organ of the Commission's Social Service Department and its Committees. HONORARY REPORTERS SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
I CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS 1 Issued Monthly, under the auspices of the Federal Capital Commission, as the publicity organ of the Commission's Social Service Department and its Committees. 1HONORARY REPORTERS'. SPORT. Tennis . O. M. Murden, Eastlake Football - Australian Rules J. O'Sullivan, Canberra Rug-by League . S. J. Addison, Canberra Soccer ., C. Hooper, Tradesmen's Meas Cricket .. .. W. h, Cottlngham, Canberra Golf .J. A. Irving, Canberra Boxing .W. Maloney, Elastlake Bowls. W. H. Loughrey, Ainslie HONORARY REPORTERB: SOCIAL SERVICE ASSOCIATIONS. Eastlake .J. McRae Dunn Causeway. .. B. J. Kelly Westlake ...3U Dwyer Westridge ...R. P. Corey Molonglo .R. P. Brown Ainslie. T. Gillard Acton .'.. S. Margules White City .T. O'Gorman
Social Welfare at Canberra A Great Opportunity [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
Social Welfare at Canberra :: A Great Opportunity FOURTEEN years ago the first sur veyor's peg was driven which marked the commencement of the work of constructing Canberra. There after, in ordered sequence came the town planners, designers, architects, draughtsmen, builders, tradesmen, and others, and to-day we see the consum mation of their efforts in the city which was seen by our inspired state men of the past--"a vision splendid" through the mist of years. A greater and more important work yet remains, and that is the building up of a spirit of brotherhood among the people, so that the destiny and traditions of our Capital may be wor thy of Australia. The nucleus of this great work has already been undertaken by the Social Service Association, and although there will not be heard in its building the sound of axe or hammer, it will progress in the same ordered sequence as did the construction of our capital -but who can say for what influence of good this movement so humbly star...
CANBERRA BOY SCOUTS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
CANBERRA BOY SCOUTS Although two or three attempts had previously been made to establish this world-wide organisation in the Fede ral Capitol Territory, it was not un til October, 1925, that a serious move was made to place the movement on a permanent footing'. in that month a few interested peo ple gathered in Acton Hall to hear an illustrated lecture on the Boy Scout movement, from the Director of Organisation of the N.S.W. Section. lt was then resolved that a troop should be formed at Canberra, and Mr. C. W. Guthrie of the 1st Mosman .and), undertook to instruct th? boys late of the 9th Midland Troop (Eng land), ndertook to instruct the boys who w- re :JÍ:::OUS to jo n. A troop committee was formed at Acton, and the 1st Canberra Troop maxie its entry into the world of scouting. Dr. R. M. ALCORN District Scout Commissioner. Five other troops were then formed at Duntroon, Causeway and Eastlake, and Westridge. Thistly, we have, the fifth Canberra Troop, a "closed" troop for Catholic...
CANBERRA'S WATER SUPPLY—THE COTTER DAM [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
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CANBERRA BOWLING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
CANBERRA BOWLING CLUB By "JACK" As part of the scheme for the en couragement of ail branches of sport in the Federal Capital, provision was made for the establishment of a bowl ing green in the grounds surrounding il.del Canberra. This green was ren dered ht for use during the summer of 1925-2G, On 24th September, 192$, a meeting was heïd at Hotel Canberra for the purpose of taking initial action to wards the formation of a club. The meeting was attended by about a do zen gentlemen, and Mr. C. Francis was voted to the chair. The Social Ser vice Officer (Mr. J. H. Honeysett), was in attendance and advised the meeting ihat the Federal Capital Commission was prepared to grant the club per . iibisioii to use the green under certain .-; j. ; e c i ned cond i t ions. Hr. C. FRANCIS l'ivaUlcnt Canberra Bowling Club The opening day was fixed for Sat urday, (Rh November, 1926. This proved a most enjoyable and success ful event. A large number of ladies and gentlemen were present, including M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
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SCOTS IN CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
SCOTS IN CANBERRA At Canberra on 13th October, 1924, a meeting: of Scotchmen and descend ants of Scotchmen, met to consider the advisability of forming a Burns Club on the Federal Territory. The meeting unanimously agreed to form a i*urns Club, and the following office bearers were elected. President: Nealry Scott; hon. vice presidents, Thos. Connett, Esq., and J. T. H. Goodwin, Esq.; secretary and treasurer, Thos. Mcculloch. Since the formation of the club, three very successful Highland gath erings were held. Tlie proceeds of the first Highland gathering held on 21st February, 1925, amounting to £80, was handed over to the Parents and Citizens' Associa Mr. D. MCKINNON President Highland Society and Burns Club tion for the purpose of buying1 a piano for Telopea Park School. Over £600 has been distributed by the club since its formation among the various charities and deserving cases throughout the Territory. On 9th October, 1926, the name of the club was changed to the Canberra Hig...
Royal Tour of the City ITINERARY MORNING Inspection of Southern Districts [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
Royal Tour of the City ITINERARY MORNING Inspection of Southern Districts 10.30 a.m. Leave Government House, Yarralumla. 10.35 a.m. Mountain Way (opp. Children's Shelter Shed), Westridge strong post. 10.38 a. m. Cr. Adelaide Avenue, National Circuit. Westlake strong post. 10.43a.m. Cr. Continent Circuit and Wellington Avenue. Tree planting by Duchess of York. 10.58a.m. Cr. Wellington Avenue, State Circuit. Blandfordia strong post. 11.2 a.m. J. B. Young's corner. Eastlake strong post. 1 1.10 a.m. Federal Avenue and Capitol Circuit. Tree planting by H.R*H. Duke of York. 11.30a.m. Parliament House. Public reception. _iigHiHH>niiMiMntnnimaMimnnnicnnniMuiMiiuMiiuH>itniii»nii»numiii>Ei AFTERNOON Inspection of Northern Districts 3.45 p.m. Duntroon. H.R.H. Duke of York leaves Duntroon. 3.50 p.m. Ainslie Hotel and Post Office Corner. Ainslie strong post. 3.55 p.m. Centre of North Ainslie, Weatherboard Sector. North Ainslie strong post. 4.0 p.m. West Basin Boulevard (below Acton Hote...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
?H FEDERAL MOTOR GARAGE f PTY J LTD. Monaro Street. Oiieanbevan AH classes of repairs done OR the premises by experts Battery charging and Oxy-welding are specialities SALES AND SERVICE HUDSON AND ESSEX CARS WHITE AND BEAN TRUCKS We slock everything for the Motorist, including: Large Stocks of Dunlop Tyres. Phone 137
Babies' Week at Canberra Mothercraft's Society's Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 9 May 1927
Babies' Week at Canberra Mothercraft's Society's Appeal If any visitor to Canberra during this great week, manages to leave the Capital City without having been in terviewed by one of the army of lady workers in the cause of infant wel fare, the organisation of the Canberra Mothercraft Society will not be to blame. The women of the Federal Capital Territory are determined that Canberra's babies shall be a model to the rest of Australia, and, to this end a fully equipped health centre will bo immediately established in a central position at Eastlake; the services of a nurse highly trained In infant hy giene, mothercraft and obstetric work, having airead y been engaged. This health centre will prove a boon to the mothers of Canberra in regard to the feeding and care of their infants and themselves, both by visits to the clinic, and instruction in their own homes. This week's great "drive" is being made with the object of providing furniture and fully equipping the health centre and si...