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Railway to Queensland. N.A. Commission's Report. Melbourne, Thuasday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
Railway to Queensland. NX Commission's Report. Melbourne, Thuasday. The Minister for Home and Teni, tories informed Mr. Francis (Q) that no report had been received from the North Australian Commission regard- ing the proposed railway from Queens- land to or towards Brunette Downs or other place in the Northern Territory. The Commission recommended a trial survey, which was being carried out from Daly Waters to a point on the Queensland border south of Camoo- weal. The survey crossed the Her- bert or Georgina river not far froiu Austral Downs road station, where a ¡.food crossing point over the river was located. It is not considered there are many engineering difficulties on pit her route and the country passed through in both the Austral Downs roma- and the old surveyed route to .ind through Camooweal was similar.
GN 216/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT Testamentary Causes Jurisdiction [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GN 216/27 ????? o IN THE SUPREME COURT -o Testamenta! y Causes Jurisdiction In the matter of the estate of the undermentioned deceased person : 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 required to send in, in writing, to me at my office, Alice Springs, full particulars and proof of such claim on or before the 30th day of November 1927 or in default thereof I will proceed to distribute the 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 par...
GN 265/27 THE TERRITORY OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA New Gold Mining District [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GN 265/27 THE TERRITORY OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA -o New Gold ¡VSin'ng District By virtue of the provisions of sec- tion ob' oí the Northern Austiana Aci 192(5 and section 6 of the Noithern 'icrritoiy Mining Act 1903, 1, tue iionoiabiC Charles William Ciam.ii *,-i.u, Minister of State for hcn^ anti TerriLoiies, do hei eby erect that portion c1' tne Territory of Central Australia, the limits and bonn tia ics uhcicof are defined in the Lchedu o hcicto, into a Gold Mining District, with the distinguishm»»- " naii.e oi ' \».o a Mining District B." The Schedule All that portion of the Territory of Cential Australia lying between the 20th and 21st parallels of south lat- itude and between the 129th 131st meridians of east longitude Dated at Melbourne this twenty . fifth day of August, 1927. C. W. C. MARR, Minister for Home and Territories
GENERAL TELEGRAMS DISASTER IN SYDNEY HARBOUR Ferry Boat Cut in Two Sydney Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GENERAL TELEGRAMS DISASTER IN SYDNEY HARBOUR Ferry Boat Cut in Two Sydney Thursday The greatest disaster that ever occurred in Sydney Harbour took place at 4.30 this afternoon when the Union Steamship Company's R.M.S. Tahiti rammed and sunk the Sydney Ferry Company's steam er Greycliffe off Bradley's Head. The ferry steamer sank amid scenes of indescribable hororr within three minutes. Most of those rescued suffered not only from shock and im mersion but had also sustained wounds and injuries of a serious nature. Many were suffering terrible disfigurement. All the survivors were bespattered with blood and their clothes torn to shreds; even their stockings being in ribbons. Appar ently the Greycliffe was broadside on to the mail steamer at the moid ent of impact and the sharp bow oi' the Tahiti bit into the wooden super structure of the ferry boat; at firs I pushing it forward and turning it over and then tearing right through the smaller vessel amidships one half of the Greycliffe g...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
sfcra 5ñra SIGNWRITER, PAINTER AND DECORATOR s« ita si JÉ? Large or small Contracts First Class Work Only j Satisfaction 1 Estimates ^ by Skilled Tradesmen | Guaranteed | Free 5^ RFRENCH PLUMBER AND SHEET METAL WORKER All Classes of General Plum Ding Executed. - Cavenagh Street * (Late W. Mettam.) The Vacy um (Pty,, Ltd.) living established a Depot at Darwin, have now for Sale Plume R/Sotor Spirit Laurel Kerosene Voco Power Kerosene Gargoyle EVIobüSoiäs and Greases Plume Spirit selected and used by the Koy.il Australian Air Foree. Particulars and Prices from M. G. Holtze, Agi A LONG FfcLT WAN! AT LAST SUPPLIED rëOW OPEN Ï WOW OPEN Ï NOW CPEW Í DELICIOUS SWEET MEATS OF THE KIND NOT SEEN IN DARWIN.. RlftG UP TELEPE-JGftE KO. 94, ^MD ORDER DELICIOSAS KOT PUES. TEA, COFFEE & COCOA AND ALL KINDS OF ICED DRINKS AT ALL HOURS OF THE DAY. TAM & EGG OR STEAK & EGG ALWAYS ON DAY OR NIGHT. IKGRFtiEKG OR AFTERNOON TEA SERVED IM QUR IN! ¡HI TAB LE STYLE. HANDSOME NEW STORY...
GN 286/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
UN 286/27 IN THE SUPREME COURT TESTAMENTARY CAUSES JURISDICTION. In the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased persons. Name. Late of Occupation Claim to be lodged on or ibefore FRANK .ALLAN RUTHVEN CAMERON Katherine WILLIAM OLIVER Katherine 1'LACIDIO Darwin PETER LAWLESS* Maranboy CLIJTKOHD JAMES DOW LINO LYNOTT Borroloola THOMAS .JOHN LTXOTT 'Borroloola GKOKOE LAUKIK ANUKEW IMOCULLOGH RlCUAKD MSKKINU Darwin Katherine Laborer Minor Laborer Miner ytorekeepei Gentleman Miner Ganger Hodgson Downs stockman -o 19th Novembei, J927 l£Hh Novemlier, 1927 19th November, 1927 Sid December, 1927 3rd December, 1927 jJi'-l December, 1927 3rd December, 1927 10th December, 1927 31st December, 1927 WHEREAS I, the Public. Trustee for the Northern Territory have been' duly authorised to administer the above-mentioned estates, Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Trustee Act, 1893, that all cr«ditors, beneficiaries,' and oilier persons having claims against any of-these e...
Aborigines on Geranium. Canberra, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
Aborigines on Geranium. Canberra, Thursday. Sir Neville Howse, representing the Minister for Defence, informed Mr, Blakely (N.S.W.) that six aborigines were employed on the Geranium at 5s weekly with rations and clothes They were useful for boat work and the placing of surrey marks and in estab- lishing contact with local aborigines. When the Geranium left the North- ern station for southern ports they were put ashore or returned to Dar- win.
GN 288,27 DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL Revenue Fund as at June 80, 1927. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GN 288,27 DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL Revenue Fund as at June 80, 1927. 1927 June 30 Advertising Balance Sheet, Printing etc. Audit Fees Cemetery Cleaning oí Council Lands - Noxious Weeds Depreciation of Counoil Property for years ended 30/6/27. 10% per annum Works Plant Acct, 28 8 5 " Piano 14 14 6 " Chairs, Cookery etc 2 8 8 " Town Hall Fur, and Fittings 20 2 9 " Office ditto 8 8 2 " O/Head Electric Light Gear etc 2 13 7 " Garden Seats 2 2 0 20% per annum Motor Lorry 40 6 0 Exchange etc General Expenses Legal ExpeuseB Mayoral Allowance Office Expenses Oval *t Grandstand Plant Repairs to Reception North Australian Commiss- ion. . Returning Officer's Fee Salaries Sanitation Street Lighting Street Maintenance Sundry Expenses Town Hall Deduction to be made from next olaim from Govt Subsidy Balance Carried forward to New Ledger 50 3 16 16 20 11 11 11 0 118 19 1 10 6 5 6 9 56 17 4 39 0 0 10 10 11 9 5 6 1 7 6 8C 15 1 5 5 0 291 13 4 183 2 L' 78 10 6 165 0 2 15 17 0 90 1 li 2 12 6 1203 6 7 5714 l8...
Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generala Department MAILS NOTICE Inland [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generala Department MAILS NOTICE Inland Arrive at Darwin From Adelaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places eai route every Friday at 5.40 p.m. Closes at Darwin For Adelaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places alou^ the line 7 a.m. every Wednesday morning. Mails will be despatched to Adelaide River, Pine Creek and Katherine, per special trains, on Mondays, and Fridays, closing times in- definite, correspondence should be posted previous day. Arrive at Darwin From Victoria Uiver and places en route Friday, December 2nd 1927 Borroloola do Powells Creek do Closes at Darwin For Victoria River and places en route Wednesday, December 7th Borroloola do Powells Creek do OVERSEAS MAILS From South via Sydney about 13th orch month; leaves for Singapoie same date. From Singapore, about 6th v.-a;h month and leaves for Sydney sanio date.
OLD COUNTRY GROWING SOBER Methylated Evil Checked [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
OLD COUNTRY GROWING SOBER Methylated Evil Checked There was a considerable reduction last year in the number of convict- ions for drunkenness in England. The figure was the lowest since 1919. This is the feature of the annual Home Office Licensing Statistics for 1926. i A warning is given against drawL ' wrong and astonishing" conclusions? from the figures, and it is pointed out that the Labour disputes oí last year contributed in some mea- sure to the reduction. Nevertheless the return encourages optimism in regard to the progress of sobriety, it says : Taking the figures for ' what- they are, and surveying the question over a considerable period, a broad view that the country is growing more sober, though slowly, is not affected by the consideration that every- where there must have been every year cases of drunkeness which might have led to convictions but did not, and it would not be fundament- ally affected if the figures (owing to an increase of work and wages or from other ca...
MONSIEUR BEAUGAIRE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
MONSIEUR BEAUGAIRE The Don Cinema will present for Saturday's screening, Rudolph "Val- entino in Monseur Beaucaire, wiih Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Lons Kenyon, and Lowell Sherman, irom the novel and play by Booth Tai King ton. Extract trom Mlm Weekly re Monseur Beaucaaire :- Thousands of women stormed the Shepherds Bush Pavilion yesterday atternoon and evening to associate themselves with the Valentino Memorial Service performed in a Temple of Remem- brance which filled the stage. Twelve thousand women attended during the day's performances which included a revival of the deceased star's most popular film Monsieur Beaucare. The women came from all orer the country-some from »Scot- land and the West of England. Many came in motor coaches which parked outside the theatre, a long line of them. There was a wave of excitement during the evening per- formance, when Ivor Novello came to place a bouquet of red roses in the Temple of Remembrance. Ths tem- ple was a Roman looking affair with...
PRESENTATION TO MR. A E OLSEN [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
PRESENTATION TO MR A ¡£ OLSEN On Tuesday afternoon last at the Club Hotel the N. A. Cricket As- sociation made a presentation to Mr A. E. Olsen of a travelling rug and a wallet of notes as an appreciation of his services as Secretary of the As- sociation for the past three seasons. In the absence of the President of the Associatoin (Mr J. J. Parer) Col onel Weddell presided over a repre sentatvie gathering of cricketers of all clubs and in a few well chosen words proposed the health of Mr Olsen, the toast being supported by Mr Cornish (Wanderers) Mr Doig (Diggers) and Mr Lampe (Palmer- ston) . Mr Olsen in briefly responding thanked the cricketers of Darwin for their serviceable present to him he had enjoyed his connection with cricket in Darwin* and it would al- ways be a pleasant memory to him. The Goulbourn Island Mission lug- ger, Orient, arrived in port cn Tues- day. An effort is being made to induce the Government to make a few necessary* repairs to the road this side of Brock'...
FOWL DISEASE AT PARAP [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
FOWL DISEASE AT PARAP Heavy mortality among fowls has occurred with one owner at. Parap* during the last few days. Fowls and chickens up to the number of forty died within a few hours. Capt. Bishop; Chief Veterinary Officer; was called and he made a postmortem on a fowl and diagnosed the disease as Fowl Cholera. Blood cultures were made at the Veterin ary Laboratory; which confirmed Captain Bishop's diagnosis. Fowl Cholera is a specific infect ious i and contagious disease of fowls affecting chickens principally, but it also occurs in epidemics when fowls of all ages may become affected. The disease causes great mortality, which is very rapid. Cause.-The casual organism is a small microbe called "Pasteuralla" which is taken up from the soil with the food. There are three phases of the dis- ease divided into : Hyperacute Stage. The fowl may not be seen ailing and if seen, death occurs in a few hours. Symptoms. The chicken may be dull ' and sleepy sitting* by itself; head rounded to b...
GN 267/27 THE TERRITORY OF NORTH AUSTRALIAN Alteration and Variation of Limits of Boundaries of Gold Mining District [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GN 267/27 THE TERRITORY OF NORTH AUtíXRAlilA -o Alteration and Variation of Limas of Boundaries of Gold Mining District By virtue of the provisions of sec- tion 38 of the Northern Australia Act iy26 and section, 6 of the Northern Territory Mining Act lyüö, i, the Honorable Charles William Ciarían Marr, Minister of State for Home and Territories do hereby alter and vary the limits of the boundaries of Gold Mining District D to the limits and boundaries as set out in Sched- ule hereto. THE SCHEDULE ? All that portion of the 'le.ii-o.> of North Australia lying oeLween the loth and 21)ch parallels of south latitude and Between the 12öth and lölst meridians oi east longitude. Dated at Melbourne this twenty fifth day oí August, JLÖ27. C. W. J. MARR, Minister for Home and Te mt unes
NORTH AUSTRALIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
NORTH AUSTRALIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE The ordinary meeting of the Lea- gue was held on Thursday evening at the Victoria Hotel. Present: Mr J. W. Young (Presi- dent) in ,the chair; Mr C Clark (Vice Prsident) F J King (Waratahs) J W Nichols (Magpies) J Kennett (Buffaloes)) and L Ashton (League secretary.) On the motion of J Kennett sec- onded by J W Nichols; the minutes of the previous meeting were con- firmed. Correspondence received was dealt with on the proposal of J W Nichols seconded by J Kennett. It was moved by F J King second- ed by J Kenntt that the League ac- cept the conditions laid down by the Darwin Town Council in regard to the use of the Oval. Mr F J King moved; seconded by J W Nichols; that Mr Sherlock be asked to accept the position of gate keeper for the season. The question of registration of players was held ove" for nev.t meet ing on the proposal of J W Nichols; seconded by J Kennett.
GN 266/27 THE TERRITORY OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA Abolition of Gold Mining District [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 4 November 1927
GN 266/27 THE TERRITORY OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA Abolition of Gold Mining District By virtue of the provisions of sec- tion 38 of the Northern Australia Act ly^b and section, 6 oí the Northern Territory Mining Act 1003, 1, the Honorable Charles William Clanan Marr, Aimister oi dial, i or Home and Territories do hereby abolish Uold Mining District 0, the limits and boundaries of which District are set out in the Schedule hereto. The Schedule All that portion of the Territory of Central Australia lying between the 23rd and 26th parallels of south lat- itude and between the 133rd and 136th meridians of east longitude. Dated at Melbourne this twenty fifth day of August, 1927. C. W. C. MARR, Minister for Home and Territories