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COMMUNITY SINGING [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
COMMUNITY SINGING Owing to cold nights the attend ance has lapsed somewhat. The hall is too cold, what we require in winter is a heat conditioned room. One of our bad-minded artists suggested a few bottles of rum. That, we think would over heat the multitude and the sing ing would become unruly with the conductor holding a brick in either hand. No. we want a town hall, air conditioned, etc., that would give the public something to be proud of. Port Augusta has a hall of this kind and we want the same.
QUORN RAILWAY HOMES ALMOST FINISHED QUORN, May 22. [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
QUOEN RAILWAY HOMES ALMOST FINISHED QUORN. Ufav 22. Six new homes built by the Commonwealth Railways for their omnloyes arc almost complete, and ordination has . begun. Pro vided with their own sanitary and drainage system'-., I ho houses a:v the most modern in the town. A start will soon --o ma do o-i another six hoivo:* of a -^irih-' typo, but iho bousing shortage fn not Hkolv to be t'.o! vr-d for ':--mo voarr-. II'hisps vaoatrd bv people a'loii.od i'!e now hom:\i have c.1 roady been occupied.
BILLIARDS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
BILLIARDS .,.- Mr. Fry, a pool plaver of nole, statori that he is not allowed at the public tables to play on account of Ins skill with the cue, and his ability to play sufo. Providing hiH opponents are will ing to take chnnce.4 it seems rather unfair for him to bo barred.
DARWIN GOLF CLUB Annual Social Function [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
DAK WIN GOLF CLTJI5 Annual Social Function The UAAF dance hall at Win flli'.1 proved a bright spot iudei d on Friday night, when the mom hers and associates of the Darwin Golf Club held their annual so'i 0 function, the first since li-41. It was really a line get-together. The hall was lastefuHy decora I ed for the occasion, and the danti floor excellently prepared. 'Pile muse was, brightly rendered by dive Dowling and his Dance Band, including IVIerv. Parer (vio linist) who came up by plane from Alice Springs. In accordance with the golf club tradition, trophies won the previ ous year are presented at their annual social function, hi this in stance the. previous playing season wjis way back in the 'pro-blitz' days, l!)41, and a really dazzling array of trophies was arranged on the trophy table. The fact that trophies won in UMl were being presented at this stage indicated (he spirit of continuity which I ho Darwin Golf Club has preserved. The club is getting well und'-- way again a...
EMPIRE DAY Celebrated At Local School [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
EMPIRE DAY Celebrated At Local School In schools under the control of the Minister for the Interior, the 24th of May, or the Friday im mediately preceding or following, is set aside for Empire Day cele brations. The local State school celebrated 'Km pi re Day on May 30 as schools in the Northern Territory wore closed on May 24 because of the first term vacation. Special lessons dealing with the growth and development of the British Empire were given during the morning session. At noon, children assembled to take part in the ceremony of 'Saluting the Flag,' after which two minutes' silence was observed as a token of respect for the soldiers, sailors, airmen and nurses who laid down their lives in the Great War of 1D14-1S and in World War 11. The following message from the Early of Gowrie, I 'resident of the Empire Day Movement, was read to senior scholars : 'This 1947 Empire Day mes sage is one of hope for happier days to come. I call you to a great adventure. War and misunderstandin...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
Two small children wore in ad jacent beds at the hospital. Said one to the other : 'fin a girl, what are you '.'' 'I'm a boy.' 'But you look like a girl.' 'I'm a boy, and I'll prove it to you when the nurse loaves the room,' The nurse finally left (he room and the lil.tle boy shyly lifted tin sheet and said, 'See, blue boot ies !' »! .?;: :)! t,'. 'How can you always tell thn nationality of your hostess at the tea table ?' 'If sho va English she will put another lump of nugar in your cup. If flho is Irish she will pans you the sugar basin. If she is Scotch sha will Bay : 'Mebbc ye'vo no stirred it'!'
PEACE OR WAR ? [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
PEACE OR WAR ? The world is in a state of agi tation never before experienced in any previous war in history, it must be bad news for the men who fought so gallantly, risked their lives, homes and businesses to see that all this was in vain. Each man as he sat in discom fort in the trenches or in some dangerous position, with bui'sting shells falling around him, never knowing but that the next one would have his name written upon it, have sworn that should they survive, this world would never be the same, they would in some way or other make or help to make plans that would banish all wars and abolish the awful risk they were then taking, so that the sons and daughters they had or hoped some day to have would never again have to undergo the trials and tribulations that their paints suffered. Now it seems it was all in vain. The thousands of promises that were made to them on leaving are like all other promises, just as Germany said in the first war and Hitler in the second, merely a...
The Children's Page A STORY OF THE MAGIC CARPET LOLLY POP LAND [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
The Children's Page A STORY OF THE MAGIC CARPET LOLLY POP LAND 13Y JULIA ANNE July and David were playing hide and- seek one day, v.hor. Daddy came hack from town and jvavo th~m fomo lollies ouch. 'f v,-;.iidov where lollios u:i;% ivirrU' .'' '.-id C'p-vid wiH, rioni'.'1 diliiciiltv, v-.u aoe his mouth w ,-.-..-; ful of c.!M-co!atc:-:. '?'i'l'pv arc rvi'own or cooked or y.omeihii:.'.,'' .'-aid Judy. ''Anvw'1.;-.' KjI:; a:;k A'i Kuli to !l;trht.'' That rii;;-ht aftor Mummy had kissed them cvoodnight, .Sandman seemed to l;.kr- a very lon^ tirie coining, but :it last they were asleep. They awoke as -usual to find Ali Kuh beside their bed. They iumj/od on the Magic Carpet and Ali Kuh saifl 'V/hnre to', so David said 'To the u'.ace whore the lolly pops are made.' 'Very well,'' said Ali Kuh, and off they How. Tn a, very short time they landed on a. glitteriiig star and ga/.cd around them. In the distance was a nink mountain with a snowy top of ice cream, a stream of. lemonade wound its wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
v. LILY HESSE & CO. TI.TREE WELL 120 MILES NORTH OF ALICE SPRINGS MEALS ? ACCOMMODATION GENERAL STOKE BOTTLE LICENCE SHELL AND VACUUM AGENTS ALIOES SPRIMG-S tLzjL&,-U) lL\i JL& &'*, sh TOBD STREET (Gap Road) EXPERT MODERN LAUNDRY k* and DRY CLEANING PLANT PROMPT AND EFFICIENT SERVICE GUARANTEED CHARGES REASONABLE 1 PHONE 89 J. COUZENS, Manager F.B.C.HEENAN&CO TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS . AERATED WATERS MILK AND ICECREAM FRUIT VEGETABLES AND SMALLGOODS ALSO STOCKED DELICATESSEN and PATENT MEDICINES PHONE 67 F. B. C. HEENAN & CO. ?Wislnes- to esfer^cl ? greetings to .?old- ar^ci new frleiricls, ai^d to sidvlse ilbeim ttiai stoclis of ini- EctMlpmeiil imr^cl Pastoral re qjtLsiresae^as are cQii\-sta:o.tl:^ ei° j paedsng' &n,cl to. tine siecsr fVut^re ! aJl of tibelr needs caa be sup plied from /kilee Sprlirigs Sf)Lr: iMSTUnU'TOflK FOR : STEWARTS and LLOYDS . (Aust) Ply. Ltd. INTERCOLONIAL CORING COMPANY. AGHNT FOIt : DALGETY and CO...
DO YOU KNOW [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
DO YOU KNOW Land rentals in the Northern Territory ran^c from 2/- to 4/ per .square mile, (MO acres for 4/-, the same land down south is worth to purchase ,i!G0 per acre. North ern Territory pvcs a lease up to 45 years. Is it any wonder that the younK people of tho Eastern States want to settle here and be come modern pioneers. The only catch at present is THE LAND IS NOT OPENED FAST ENOUGH. Get a move on Land Office, please. !': l-l !h IX No better roads in Australia than our great north bitumen road. It i« a motorist's dream, and the Administration keeps it in perfect repair. Much credit is due the Administration for this. * * * .;- Good roads arc very necessary to the further away beauty spots of both Darwin and Alice Springs. We want the tourists to come a^ain and be able each time to see new scenes and improvements in tho old ones. The tourist trade is and will be worth hundreds of thou sands for tho Northern Territory. .So let us do the very best we can t/- encourage thorn. i;...
THE WRITING ON THE WALL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
THE WRITING ON THE WALL It is quite clear to the inhabit ants of the Alice that the TAA means to run an air service from Melbourne to Darwin and already letters are coming forward to pri vate citizens to show that Mel bourne knows it. At Alice they are not worried a bit, they see two services that will give added travelling room. Many people that wish to visit the North will by-pass Adelaide, which is sad for Adelaide, but will add to busi ness for Alice, but probably some loss to business in Adelaide. The betting would be at present 10 to one that TAA will start from Mel bourne and two to one that by taking mails will shut down or seriously cripple the Guinea ser vice. We fancy the writing is on the wall for Nationalization. What is your jruess ?
Women's Column [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
Women's Column This paper has decided to' give, one column for the exclusive use of ladies. In this they can nay what, they like, chatter to further any cause they like, toll all the scandal and generally make merry. Our Editor .for this column is 'Sue,'' you cannot guess just who sho is and this paper will not; tell her identity. This clue only — she is more than'ono (iiiarter of a mile from this oflice. Now jvuess.
HOUSING [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
HOUSING Akiuh on arrival of the Ade laide express comes the same grievance of no accommodation. We see visitors walking from house- to house and tf°Uin;c in where tliey can. Something-, even temporary, must bo done about j this. Wei want visitors and they j want to come, many are prepared 'o .st-p and «-pen business, many! m th;im :v--' '.vi^v.'.xi's.i i-f dinv-rc;iu ! line.2:. The a:-;'i-t to the; North | ?vould bo !;cyond calculation and J 1 there 'is no attempt to assist. | Aloiif.c tiie N'orth Uoad I hero j '.?:orc, onlv a few n: diths a.t^o, tin- I limited, sheds that although not' j ?accommodaUon in tho best sense, J would bo eagerly 'sought if avail able around the Alice whero hun dred.1, of people arrive weekly by train and aeroplane* to enjoy tho excellent weather and to seo tho mountains in all their glorious .'?nlors. * Many private families :;rf tak fi;j.r vi.'-ilorr1. in, h;:t 1 he ii'^d is ?.lili too great and it. would be an ,t'. t of court i\i;y if the Adnrinist ra '...
BIGGEST DISPOSAL SALE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
BIGGEST DISPOSAL SALE 'Vox' in his column says: I had an interesting talk yestei'day with Mr. Ross Coles, who, with his office stair of 14. recentlv (lew to Darwin to conduct the biggest Common wealth Disposal sale ever hold and in the presence of a record crowd. They were there three weeks, and Mr. Coles told me the weather was; perfect. The crowd included a real league of nations. ''VVo motored back .from Darwin to Alico Springs because of sales at*inter voning places,' he said. 'What T pai'ticularly would like parents to know is that wo called in at the Adelaide River to see the soldiers' cemetery there. They will have sonic f col ing of consola tion when T say how tenderly the !;rave;-', arc cared for. 'The cemetery is a mile off the main track, and a huge green, level lawn is dotted with headstone.-; surrounding a central monument ovor which Hie'-; the Union Jack.' At Neutral Junction, Marrow Creek, Mr. Coles had lunch with Mr. and Mr?1.. Ceorgo llayos, saw Alf llarri.'i ami hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
'ANY OLD CHAIR IS WORTH A REPAIR'— Providing' Cr. Gregory ? Railway Tcrraco ALICE SPRINGS DOES THE JOB ACKNOWLEDGED AS CENTRAL! A'S ? EXPERT FCR ALL FURNITURE RECONDITIONING, WOOD WORK, UPHOLSTERY, LIGHT TINSMITHINC REPAIRS SMARTLY EFFECTED ? ^ IV-y Ye-;; i1 Cooci Dour:;]! For (': ud Ki'o'ul ;-.}?») GOOD BHEAD 'IB ...VyJiij i'ro.n _ ft l$9 ?.*-! -f% aT$ £? ^' Li;- it K,' 0/ s .'? u/ ,» ?'?£.-?'' -i^is if ? urn/ Todcl Street, Alice Spring SMALL GOODS A SPECIALTY ^GEOTWALTON ALICE SPRINGS NORTHERN TERRITORY ICE AND AERATED WATER .MANUFACTURER PIcOP. PIONEER HEFuESIIMENT ROOM P.O. Cox o-i Factory Telephone No. 9G Ceo! Drinks ? lee Cream ? Wot Dogs ? Pasties CONFECTIONERY— only ihc best brands .stocked ORDERS TAKEN FOR HOME-MADE CAKES After Picture Patrons especially catered for : Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, with Sandwiches or Toast QUALITY BUTCHER TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS 'All best cuts In beef and mutton. All sntallg€£©cis made cmi premises , ' SUPPLYING OVER WHOLE OF Northern Territory MR....
MOVEMENTS OF CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 7 June 1947
MOVEMENTS OF CATTLE 1'.', vans cat tTle from Morton, to Rumbalara, to Goldrr. 1.1 vans cattle from Chisholm to Dalgety, Dry Creek. V.I vans cattle from .Morton to Dcl^cty, Dry Creek. ?JX vans cattle from Webb Tiros, to Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Dry Creek. 11 vans cattle from Webb TJros. to Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Quorn. C- vans cattle from Webb Bros, to Golrsbrough, Mort & Co., Stirling. 5 vans cattle from Webb Bros, to Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Riv erlon. 'Waiter, my bill comes to thii teen shillings, and you have made it fourteen shillings.' Waiter : 'Sorry, sir. T thought 1 heard you tell your friettl yvm were superstitious.'