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HISTORY OF THE GUIDE MOVEMENT (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
HISTORY OF THE GUIDE MOVEMENT _* -w (Continued.) Many companies claim to be the first, but Miss Baden-Powell's Own (Pinkney'a Green) was accorded the honour of head- ing the Register. This company consisted of some thirty guides and six lieutenants. The first headquarters consisted of a small room in a very large building. In this chamber the committee met once a week, while the Secretary interviewed callers out in the passage. At all events it was our organisation and we were no longer apeing the boys, and although "Scouting for Boys" was still the hand- book, there was daily anticipation of a book for Guides. On February 25th, 1911, the first com- mittee meeting was held and it was decided to register under the name of Baden powell Girl Guides. In 1912 H.R.H. Princess Louise accept- ed the position of Patroness. The years 1912-1913 showed remarkable progress and properly organised centres sprang up in various parts of the U.K. It was car- ried to U.S.A. and already well organised....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
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THE MASTER JOY. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
TH¿i MASTER JOY. -* We shall not travel by the road we make; As day by day the sound of many feet Is heard upon the stones that now we break, We shall be come to where the cross roads meet. For us the heat by day, the cold by night, The inch-slow progress and the heavy load, And death at last to end the long grim fight With man and beast and stone-for them the road. For them the shade of trees that now we plant, The smooth, safe journey, and the final goal, Yea-birthright in the land of covenant, For us day-labour, travail of the soul. And yet, the road is ours as never theirs: One joy there is on us alone bestowed, Ours is the Master-Joy, O pioneers, We may not travel, but we make the road. FRIEDLANDER.
SUNDAY SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
SUNDAY SPORT. -v (ByJ.O'S.) Welfare Committees and Delegates from the various sporting bodies met at the Acton Hall on Thursday, December 10th, at the instance of the Indoor Recreation Committee, to formulate an expression of opinion on the Commission's decision in regard to Sunday sport. The Chairman of the Committee (Mr. D. Kelly) who presided, claimed that as a result of its experience in endeavoring to organise voluntary labour for the Cause- way recreation hall, it had found that many men who had volunteered their assistance, afterwards withdrew because of the Sunday sport restrictions. As the Committee wa« anxious to "clear the air" and to make any necessary protest in a constitutional man- ner, it had decided, in the interests of the movement, to test the feeling of that por- tion of the community most affected by the restrictions. A letter (as published in our last issue) from the Chairman of the Commission was then read, the ensuing discussion reveal- ing a unanimous desire...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
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CANBERRA SWIMMING AND LIFESAVING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
CANBERRA SWIMMING AND LIFE- SAVING CLUB. --# The formation and organisation of the Club is approaching completion, thanks to the support of the Commissioner, who ha« approved the Club's objects and pro- gramme. Two pools are available on the Molonglo River close to the Acton offices, one for non-swimmers and beginners, and the other for the more experienced swimmers. Owing to the intervention of the Xmas holidays and the engagement of many members in activities always associated with that season, the erection of diving boards, dressing sheds, etc., has been held over until this month. The Club will then commence work in earnest, and, after the opening carnival, a programme of instruc- tion for non-swimmers will be announced. The membership fee is 5/- for gentle- men and 2/6 for ladies, while children under the age of sixteen years are admitted to membership free. Any desiring further information are invited to apply to the hon. secretary, Mr. Jamea Webb, Hotel Ainslie, or any of the...
FEDERAL TERRITORY CRICKET ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
FEDERAL TERRITORY CRICKET ASSOCIATION -* The first round of this Association's competition was concluded on Saturday, 5th December, 1925. Some very fine performances were put up, both with the bat and bali, W. C. Tick- ner reaching the coveted century mark twice, being the only batsman to pass the century point. The bowlers showing out were Major Clowes, Duntroon; C. Adams, Westridge; W. and J. Tickner, Hail; W. Graham, Hostel; G. O'Neill, Canberra; and W. Mc- Donald and C. Russell, Northbourne. The position of the Clubs is as follows: Hall, 17 points; Westridge 15; Ainslie 14; Northbourne 12; Duntroon ll; Hostel 10; Eastlake 8; R.M.C. Cadets 5 ; Canberra 4: McCarthy's XI. 3. RESULTS-SATURDAY, 5.12.25. EASTLAKE v. CANBERRA. Eastlake 112 beat Canberra 98. H. Hellier 48 NORTHBOURNE v. AINSLIE. 116 3-140 W. McDonald 52 K. Peckering 55 n.o. P. Cox 8:-31. WESTBOURNE v. HOSTEL. 1st Innings 133 1st Innings 120 A. Britton 45 C. Adams 30 HALL v. MCCARTHY'S XI. 8-120 32 and 66 Won outright by...
AN INVESTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
I AN INVESTMENT i -* 1 ' " ~w I While moderation in all things may Ibe a sound principle, and one may have too much of a good thing, it has come home to us lately that if those of us with ample leisure, care to do so, there is !ample scope in Canberra in which to discover any latent aptitude we may have for social service, particularly among the , youngsters, without violence to that prin Í cipie. j These are not, of course, the days of Dickens' Scrooge and it is a happy fact that none at Canberra need starve, but there is broad territory for exploitation by those disposed between those extreme factors in social relationships, and to place the matter in its lowest aspect, the yield in human interest and the upwell- ing of enthusiasm, which will surely fol- low a plunge into such activity will amply repay the investment of time and energy. But we would urge readers to consider the proposition from another angle. Not so long ago many of us shared the inter- est and pleasure of a day i...
Camberra Community news [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
I Lslssued Monthly, under the auspices of the Federal Capital Commission, as the publicity organ of the Commission's Social Service^ I jgjr - Department and its Committees. V5«l )jT^ HONORARY REPORTERS: S SPORT. , Wi Tennis: W. Findlay, Eastlake, j flp\rn Football: J. M. Orr, Canberra. I fit'C^v Cricket: W. L. Coningham, Canberra. I W\ ÇhS Golf: L. G. Fussell, Canberra. I Y^Yx/M Racing: A. C. Fleetwood, Canberra. HONORARY REPORTERS: (Jj ^^SS^^fc^ PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS. ll ^^§J)||l^S^ Eastlake: T. H. Trevalian. Im Causeway: E. Drewett. Jin J|( Westlake: R. Law. SYIÊ rp Westridge: H. Woodlands. rRrlm M Molonglo: R. Ashton. /7f r~w|Ls^ Molonglo (Welfare Club): J. McCarroll. ^(fä&Y/l
THE CAUSEWAY HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
THE CAUSEWAY HALL. -. This hall is now almost built, to the permanent discomfiture of those pessi- mists who cannot see any sunshine even in the sun. We admit freely, however, that the tackling of such a big job so early in the history of the community movement, and before things had got into their swing, was an outburst of optimism on the part of the organisers which was either sheer folly or high class heroism, according to the point of view. Anyway, while it was risky, it proved the power that is in the idea, and the event showed that hope is always the best guarantee of success. By dawn on the eventful day, Cause- way was ready for the fray, and after an early and hurried breakfast, an ad- vance squad started to clear the site for the foundations, so that when the main body of workers arrived, much had been done, and by eight o'clock all was ready for driving the father of a long line of nails. This was done by the Commissioner, as our photograph shows. ' Work was then re- sumed...
EXECUTIVE SPORTS COUNCIL. SUGGESTED FORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
EXECUTIVE SPORTS COUNCIL. -f SUGGESTED FORMATION. At the conclusion of the meeting of dele- gates from the various Sports Associations, which was convened for the purpose of discussing the question of organised Sun- day sport, Mr. J. H. Honeysett, Social Ser- vice Officer, suggested to the various sports representatives the advisability of forming an Executive Sports Council to govern sport generally in the Territory. Mr. Honeysett pointed out that such councils were firmly established in all the States of the Commonwealth, and much benefit was derived from co-ordination be- tween various sporting bodies. This is an important question which should merit consideration by the Recre- ation Committees and Sports Associations after the Christmas Holidays. In the meantime, it is understood that the Constitution and Rules governing the various State Sports Councils will be ob tained, so that the fullest information on the subject will be available for the con- sideration by the proposed me...
CHRISTMAS AT THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
CHRISTMAS AT THE HOSPITAL. -» A kindly and timely idea germinated in -, the minds of some members of the Bach- elors' Quarters Mess, and as a result a subscription list was sent round with the object of collecting funds for the purchase * of cigarettes, comforts, games, etc., for the inmates of Canberra Hospital. A sum of £8/6/- was netted and was carefully and wisely expended with charitably dis- posed firms in Queanbeyan, who were good enough to reduce prices in view of the destination of the goods. Messrs. Keating, MacNamara and Ho neysett visited the hospital and with the valuable assistance of Miss Lawlor and her staff made the presentation oftSe various" gifts, and we understand, and easily be- lieve, that their unexpected advent radi- ated a Christmas spirit of goodwill and happiness throughout the hospital. The Indoor Recreation Committee con- sider that the thanks of the community are due to these gentlemen and to the subscribers to the fund, and hope that this thoughtful a...
BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT EXCELLENT PROGRESS MADE. FIRST CANBERRA TROOP COMMITTEE FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT I -? EXCELLENT PROGRESS MADE. FIRST CANBERRA TROOP COMMITTEE FORMED. The Movement is steadily gaining ] ground, and, mainly owing to the expert j guidance of Senior Scoutmaster Guthrie j and Mr. Paynting, the boys are fast ac- | quiring knowledge and experience: ¡ As a result of the meeting at the Acton j Hall on 15th December, a strong Troop Committee was formed to watch over the destinies of the First Canberra Troop. j Mr. A. M. Neville having kindly placed a room for meetings at the disposal of the Causeway and Eastlake Scouts, the 3rd Canberra Troop and Committee was estab- lished on 21st December. The 2nd Can- berra Troop at Duntroon was formed on 18 th December, and a meeting for the purpose of forming this Troop Committee will be held as soon as possible. In view of the forthcoming visit of 175 Senior Boy Scouts pf New South Wales to Canberra from 16th to 23rd January, it is particularly pleasing to note the fine pro- gress which the movement is making in C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
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FLOWER SHOW PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
PLOWER SHOW PRIZES. Best collection of flowers and grasses (Federal Territory), presented by Mr. Weston: 1st Prize: Margaret Rolland. 2nd Prize: Jean Francis. Special Prize-Essay on "Flora of Fed- eral Territory": 1st Prize: Bob Knights. 2nd Prize: Ted Francis. At the conclusion of the prize giving those scholars who had completed the pri- mary course, and were qualified to go on with secondary work, were presented with Certificates. The President announced that the Cham- pionship Cups for the School Sports had been won by: Champion Girl: Lily Welch, Duntroon. Champion Boy: A. McClung, Hall. Before the proceedings terminated, Mr. Henry proposed a hearty vote of thanks to the Parents' and Citizens' Association, to the Burns Club for handsome donations, the Federal Capital Commission for the manner in which they had stood behind the school, and to Mr. and Mrs. Rolland for presiding at that day's function. The vote of thanks was carried by hearty dliilliltiai^^MHHHHMi
THE BAND [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
THE BAND -* (By H. Howe. Organising Secretary.) Since tlie last report in "The Canberra Community News," the Band has been busy. On 28th November they made their first appearance in public at the Causeway Hall site. The following Sunday they headed a big Friendly Societies Memorial procession and service at Ainslie. On the following Saturday the Band amalgamated with the Queanbeyan Town Band at Que- anbeyan and assisted to net nearly £9 for Band funds. On 12th December the Band was out again to welcome His Excellency the Governor-General at the Acton Sports Ground, where the annual picnic and sports of the combined schools of the Territory were held. The performances were cre- ditable and much appreciated. The Bandsmen and all those interested are grateful for the help' of the Quean- beyan Band boys (who I may state are nearly all .Commission workmen) for their kindly help in our initial efforts. We are accumulating a library of the best and most suitable music and anticipate being ...
FIRE BRIGADE TABLE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 January 1926
FIRE BRIGADE TABLE TENNIS CLUB. -i-*-, - - -- w ? ' The Canberra Fire Brigade is anxious to learn of any Table Tennis Clubs in Can- berra. Are there any?, and if not, why not? As most of know, the game is whole- some and a most enjoyable pastime, and the Brigade players offer the suggestion that a Table Tennis Association be estab- lished to organise and popularise this form of indoor recreation for the winter nights, as this game would enable our citizens to spend many a happy evening. Anyhow, what do you think of it, Mr. Editor? In the meantime, if there are any other clubs, Mr. Moloney, hon. secretary o* the above club, would be glad to hear from _