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R.A.N. HYDROGRAPHIC BRANCH IS DOING SPLENDID WORK PROGRESS IN 25 YEARS SURVEYING SCHEDULE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

R.A.N. HYDROGRAPHIC BRANCH IS DOING SPLENDID WORK PROG MESS IN 25 YEARS SURVEYING SCHEDULE Looking out over one of the loveliest parts of Sydney Harbour and standing in ample grounds is a long', white, two-storied building which has about it a certain air of unpretentious dignity. This dig nity is enhanced by three beautiful old Moreton Bay fig trees whoso wide, spreading branches protect the building in winter from strong gusty winds and in summer time helps to soften the heat and glare of the fierce, almost sub-tropical sun. The building is the headquarters of the hydrographic branch of the Koyal Australian Navy and it is situated at Potts Point. From in side its walls is directed and con trolled one of the most important of the many and varied tasks per former) by the Koyal Australian Navy. The special task of the hydro graphic branch is to survey and chart not ouly the whole of the Australian coastline and the waters surrounding it, but also the coast lines and adjacent waters o...

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
A TRUE LEGEND ? [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

A TRUE LEGEND ? The Prophet was taking a stroll in the woods when he saw a ser pent stiff with cold, lying on the ground. He compassionately pick ed it up and warmed it in his bosom. When the serpent revived, it said: 'Divine Prophet, behold ! I am going to bite thee.' 'Why, pray ?' enquired Mahomet. 'Because thy race persecute th mine and trieth to stamp it out. There is no such thing as gratitude upon this earth. By Allah!, I shall bite thee.' 'If thou hast sworn by Allah, I will not cause thee to break thy vow,' declared the Prophet, hold ing his hand to the serpent's mouth. , . The serpent bit him; but he sucked the wound and spat the venom on the ground. And on that very spot there sprung up a plant which combines within itself the senom of the serpent and the compassion of the Prophet. Men call this plant by the name of tobacco. Do you think I might claim damages, constable ?' he asked after a nasty pile-up. 'Claim 'em,' ejaculated the country bobby, 'you look like you have go...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

For Best Results Entrust DALGETY & Co. Ltd. with the Sale of your FAT AND STOKE STOCK throughout Australia Branches at Adelaide and Local Agent ? J. Nelson Whether You Want Wood To Cook The Daily Meals— or ? Whether You Want Wood to Ward Off The Coming Winter Chills (It Depends on the 'Whether' !) SEE ? Jim Clark HARTLEY STREET Alice Spring'* Specialist in Satisfactory Wood Supplies and General Carrier. Heavy Cartaire by Semi Trailer ? Feature NO JOB TOO SMALL OR TOO BIG Ring 107 for Prompt Service Quality Groceries Wan Jed ? Quality Groceries Wanted ? Quality Groceries Wanted ? DON'T GO BEYOND GLASS & KENXA :? GLASS & KBNNA, GLASS & KENXA GLASS & KENXA GLASS & KEXXA Corner Todd and Hartley Streets ALICE SPRINGS The Retail Merchants Who Lead THE BEST THE BEST THE BEST GET IT AT GLASS & HENNA'S ! R. E. MacPherson DARWIN AGENT FOR :— Derby & Coy. (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. BUYERS OF :— TAXTAL1TE, WOLFRAM, MOLYBDENITE, BISMUTH GRAP...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

J. NELSON Wishes to extend greetings to old and new friends, and to advise them that stocKs of Water Pipe, Bore Casing', Pump ing' Equipment and Pastoral re quirements are constantly ex panding' and in the near future all of their needs can be sup plied from Alice Spring's' soli; distriihjtoks i ok : STEWARTS and LLOYDS (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. INTERCOLONIAL BORING COMPANY. A G 13 NT FOR : DALGETY and COMPANY LIMITED. J. Nelson — Alice Springs

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SCHOOL FETE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

SCHOOL FETE — :o: — A feature of the school fete last Saturday was the high stand ard of school work, drawing and mapping. The fete was opened by' the President of the Mothers' Club (Mrs. W. Duke). Every credit must be given to the stallholders who have worked so hard for months to make the event the success it undoubtedly was. The school library will bene fit to the' extent of about ,€140. This is a worthy cause as the secondary section of the school is growing and the numbers and grades increasing. The present enrolment is 252 compared with 7i- in 1940. Results : — Grade I — Drawing — John Camp bell, Nancy Palmer. Grade II — Writing — Clancy Bostock, Dulcie Stuart; pastel — Koth Taylor, David Duke. Grade III — Pastel — Joe Strange, Douglas Parkes; writing — Charlie Nissen. Mary Nissen. Grade IV — Writing — Beverly Hughes, Cliff Bailey; Pastel — Gerald Brown, Beverly Hughes. Grade V — Writing — J. Muirhead, Shirley ? Stahl; Pastel — Isaac Brown, Pat Lake: Drawing — R. Stuart, Barba...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

TI-TREE CASH STORE LILY HESE & CO. TITREE WELL 120 MILES NORTH OF ALICE SINKINGS * . ? {i ? MEALS ? ACCOMMODATION GENERAL STORE BOTTLE LICENCE SHELL AND VACUUM AGENTS TRUCK TYRES At Special Prices BRAND NEW 10.50—18 10-ply TYRES ? £20 0 0 . NEW TUBES to lit ? 2 10 0 NEW 10-50-18 WHEELS ? ? 5 0 0 8.25 - 10 NEW TYRES, TUBES & WHEELS complete ? ......' ? 12 10 0 Good Used Tyres 10.50 - 20 BAR TREAD TYRES from ? 10 0 0 Reliable Tubes to lit ? 2 10 0 10.50 - 20 TYRES - TUBES - WHEELS com plete (Army 8-bolt hole type wheels) £15, £17/10/-, £20. 7.50 - 17 BAR TREAD TYRES ? 8 15 0 7.50 - 18 PRACTICALLY BRAND NEW 8-ply TRUCK TYRE, TUBE & WHEEL complete ? ? ? 15 10 0 (Suitable for converting farm imple ments, or for heavy truck work). M. S. McLEOD LTD. m piL™s; 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

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
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PROGRESS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

PROGRESS ASSOCIATION — :o: — A meeting of the Alice Springs Progress Association was held in the A.I.M. Hall on Tuesday even ing when the proposed constitu tion was presented and adopted. The constitution provides for an Executive Council of eleven which includes: president, 2 vicepresi dents, 2 members from East Side, 2 members from the area south of the hospital, and four for the town proper. An election will take place at the next meeting which will probably be held in November. This is dependent upon a resolution that it be not held until such time as there are 150 financial members (5/- sub scription). A secretary-treasurer will also be elected at the meet ing. At time of writing there are forty members.

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FIRE AT PORT PIRIE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

FIRE AT PORT PIRIE A fire causing £10,000 in damage broke out on Thursday at the assay office of the Broken Hill Associated Smelters at Port Pirie. Valuable equipment, which will be very hard to replace, was lost in tho. fire. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
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LETTERS OF APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

LETTERS OF APPRECIATION Sir. — I would be glad if you would grant me space in your valuable paper to express my ap preciation and also state that I have received congratulatory let tei\s in appreciation of the many gift parcels which have been sent by the Community Club-, Alice Springs. The parcels arrived in perfect condition, and speaking now on behalf of my own folk in Wales I wish to state the very great comfort and relief which has been derived from receiving their parcels. I wish to thank Mr. and Mrs. Kenna for their work and sacrifice of time and trouble in seeing that the parcels were properly packed and tabled. Also I wish to .thiink Mr. and Mrs. Johansson for' making the boxes and supplying hessian in which parcels were sown up in. Also my thanks to all members of the Com munity Club for making it possible to send these gift parcels. I quote the following as being appropriate:' 'By their fruits He shall kiiow them.' ? GOMER A. JONES Watchman, Department Works & Hou...

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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CLUB A very successful concert -,yas given by tne Alice Springs Child ren's Social Club at the Parish Hall last Thursday evening. To enable those people who were un able to see it there will be a re peat performance on November 10. Special thanks are due to Mrs. Fidler and Mr. Reg Verran, who gave their services in 'training the children, and to the ladles who made the evening a success by their efforts behind the scenes. The artists included the senior girls, club girls, island serenaders, May Harris, Kath Rumball, Lois Haigh, Pattie Wickes, Jean White, Anne Stahl. Oriel Fidlfer, Alan Hanrahan, Tiny Tots, Marie Ca wood. Mrs. Swanson, Aileen Canny and Reg Vorran. The Club meets at the Parish Hall every Saturday afternoon and the committee would ap preciate the loan of any equip* ment * such as swinging clubs, eukelelcs, mouth organs, and the like.

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ANZAC HILL RESERVE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

ANZAC HILL RESERVE Sir. — Tn fairness to the work of Catholic Education in the North ern Territory, I would like the following correction to be made in an article entitled 'Anzac Hill IJeeiTe', published in' the 'Cen- tral ian Advocate', October 25, U-47, in which John II. Driver writes : 'T was very interested to read the letter on the above subject' — namely, Anzac Hill Reserve — 'over tne pen of Rev. H. Griffiths, 'on behalf of the Trustees'. It was interesting to read that the Alice Springs _Higher Primary School, the only Higher School in the whole of the Northern Terri tory,' etc. ? I would like to point out for the benefit of thoHc who are interested that the Sisters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, were first in the field in the Northern Territory to establish a Secondary or Higher School, and such was accomplished at Alice Springs in li-3!-, the first candidates to sit for the Inter mediate Examination in the North ern Territory being Fay Chapman and Bernard KilgarilT. Furt...

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"MISS AUSTRALIA" QUEST [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

'MISS AUSTRALIA' QUEST 'Miss Northern Territory' is leaving Alice Springs by plane on Sunday, November 2 to participate in the ..'judging in Adelaide Tiext week for the selection of 'Miss South Australia' (1947). Mrs. Calder will be accompanied by baby Erica, whose grandpareXus are travelling over from Orange, N.S.W., to take care oi her while the judging proceedings are in pro gress. On the completion of the judging in Adelaide, Mrs. Calder is returning to join her husband on Singleton Station. Daphne will be informally entertained by the Organising Committee A feature of this week's dona tions was the gesture of both our local picture theatres, each of which generously gave benefit nights. The Tennant Creek sub branch of the R.S.S.- & A.I.L.A. forwarded a handsome cheque, be ing the proceeds of the Tennant Creek activities in the campaign, and the Northern Agency Ltd., Darwin, sent a cheque represent ing donations of £5/5/- for each of its six stations. The South Australia...

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THE LEAGUE OF JEANNE D'ARC [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

THE LEAGUE OF JEANNE D'AHC - The following- letters have bee'n received from Jeanne Day, Presi dent and Foundress of the League of Jeanne d'Arc, whose headquar ters are 43 Angas «Road, Lower Mitcham, South Australia : Sir. — I am enclosing translations of a letter just received from Gen eral and Madame la Generale de Gaulle expressing gratitude for the knitted comforts sent by the League of Jeanne d'Arc. So many lades in your State have helped the League with its wonderful work, that I will very much appre ciate your aid in conveying these thanks to them. ?* ? ?? There is still a great need in France of woollen garments for the little ones. I will be very happy indeed to receive further requests for wool, which is sup plied free. Finance is much re quired also, and donations will be gratefully received and acknow ledged. . Will you please ask your read

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DIGEST OF NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

DIGEST OF NEWS A toll of yi dead, (JO injured, came from the big rail smash near London last Friday, when two U'ains collided between Feitiey Oaks and South Croydon and were completely wrecked. There will be 5000 special police for duty on November 20, when the marriage of Princess Elizabeth V,y'U take place. ? Working hours for employes in South Australia will be reduced to 40 hours as from the beginning of January. In another air crash in U.S.A. fifty-two people were killed when a four-engined United Airlines DCG crashed in flames on edge of J3ryce Canyon, Utah. ' A Swedish airliner crashed near Athens, Greece, when attempting to land during a violent storm, all 44 occupants were killed. The Republic of Burma is at last recognised, when on Monday the treaty was published for the first time. Clothing rationing is likely to continue indefinitely into next yeai1. This year's Werribee Cup was won by Edward John, a 14/1 chance who scored narrowly from Uncle Joe who has been success ful...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

NO HOME IS COMPLETE WITHOUT A ' 1 Singer Sewing Machine BUY -kow ; .WHILE SUPPLIES ARE AVAILABLE F.W.King&Co. Capitol Building' ALICE SPRINGS TUBES VULCANISED VALVES FITTED ONE - DAY SERVICE AT Northern Motors

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GUINEA AIRWAYS PLAN NEW SERVICE WILL OPERATE FROM MELBOURNE AS DIRECT CHALLENGE TO TAA [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

GUINEA AIRWAYS PLAN NEW SERVICE WILL OPERATE FROM MELBOURNE AS DIRECT CHALLENGE TO TAA Saturday will be a clay of intense interest to all Teri'itorians. On this day we shall see for the first time J vo rival air services running- between Adelaide and D rwin and Melbourne and Darwin. The present Adelaide - Alice Springs - Darwin sei*vice will be taken from Guinea Airways and run by the Government service, TAA. It will be run on the same days, same stops and schedules as Guinea Airways. As a renewal of Guinea Airway's license for the intra State service between Adelaide and Darwin has not been granted, this company has applied for a interstate license j from Melbourne to Darwin, via Alice Springs, and will start this new service whether the license which is receiving urgent atten tion is granted in time or not. Guinea Airways will keep to their old schedule, which would mean that they will be flying on same day, same stops, etc., that TAA will use. This proposed ser vice is a definite...

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EXPORT OF SUGAR [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

EXPORT OF SUGAR An ever increasing effort is be ing1 made to export as much sugar vis possible this year to a hungry 'Jv.-Trld, and it is generally ex jKicted that the export of sugar will exceed 100,000 tons for the year,

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

Ken Milnes FAMILY BUTCHER Todd Street, Alice Springs-— Phone 39 CIVILITY Sl ATTENTION PLACE YOUR ORDER EARLY

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

GEO. WALTON ALICE SPRINGS NORTHERN TERRITORY ICE AND AERATED WATER MANUFACTURER PROP. PIONEER REFRESHMENT ROOM P.O. Box 51 . Factory Telephone No. 96 Cool Drinks ? Ice Cream — Hot Dogs CONFECTIONERY— only the best brands stocked DON THOMAS Is Not Here Today and Gone Tomorrow BUT IS HERE TO STAY After many years of personal contact with Station People, Mining and Motor Transport, I can Supply all your Requirements HARDWARE, FURNITURE, LEATHER GOODS R. M. WILLIAMS BOOT AND SADDLERY STOCKED LARGE STOCKS OF SECONDHAND CLOTHING MAIL ORDERS FORWARDED TO ALL STATIONS ALL CLASSES OF GOODS BOUGHT, SOLD OR ** EXCHANGED ? DON'T FORGET ? DON THOMAS Buys & Sells Everything ENJOY 'MOORE' AND BETTER HEALTH By Eating the Bread We Knead Pay Your Good Dough For Good Bread AND £OOD BREAD IS SURE from J. W. MOORE Alice Spring's Bakery Todd Street, Alice Springs SMALL GOODS A SPECIALTY j-±%

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 1 November 1947

Jacaranda PRESENTS : TODDLEHS' DAINTY COTTON FROCKS and SUNSUITS Attractively made and easy to launder. Sizes 18jl_24, 3 coupons :O: MAIDS' FROCKS In Cottons, Linens and See - suckers. Sizes 27 — 42. ? :O: ? Good variety of Cotton Materials in GAY FLORALS Suitable for Frocks, House coats, etc.

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