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Northern Territory Times TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 1927 Town Council Election. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
Jfartljertt aterntnrg Simea TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 1927 Town Council Election. The preferential voting system was invented for the purpose of ensuring that the persons elected shall be cho- sen by an actual majority of the voters. Under the old system, if three persons contested an election, with close voting for all the candi- dates, the person elected very often received only a minority of the votes. Thus, if two of a particular brand of politics were opposed by one of an- other belief, then the election of the latter was a moral certainty because his opponents were divided into two camps. The present election for the Darwin Town Council could easily result in the election of three candi- dates by a minority of the ratepayers. There are nine caadidates but only three are required. Ore side, fairly well organised, has only three candi- dates, and facsimile ballot papers have been published directing their supporters how to vote. In opposi- tion to this bunch are six indepen- dent candid...
Rifle Shooting, Chinese Merchants Prize, 1st and 2nd stages, 800 yards June 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
Rifle Shooting, Chinese Merchants Prize, 1st and 2nd stages, 800 yardB June 19. ser hep fctl scr hep ttl E^ Coote 30 6 35 32 6 35 W Johnstone 29 12 35 29 12 35 M B Todd 34 1 35 34 1 35 A Sawtell 30 3 33 *35 3 35 R Atkinson 20 12 32 29 12 35 G Seale 2S 3 . 31 32 3 35 W Nnttall 31 2 S3 31 2 33 W Harmer 29 6 35 25 6 31 A Ccerar l8 12 30 34 12 35 P Lalor 17 12 .29 23 12 35 F French 34 3 35 2ti 3 29 H Naylor 23 10 33 19 10 29 K Clark 24 (> 30 . 25 G 31 R French 23 13 33 31 3 34 V Litchfield Jr 12 12 24 21 12- 33 T Redfern 17 11 28 17. 11 28 H Ellen 27 3 30 22 3 25 V Litchfield Senr 14 12 26 15 12 27 W Watson 13 12 25 13 12 25 R Parker 13 5 l8 22 5 27 A Morris 0 12 12 20-12 32 R Cook 9 11 20 8 11 19 F G Long 0 12 12 12 12 24 J Cooper 0 3 S 25 3 28 W Gordon 4 9 13 3 9 12 * Possible off" rifle. A. ¡Sawtell shot 12 consecutive bulls. This ties with W.B. Todd for the record at this range. He wins an engraved spoon. A. Sawtell's target Mr Snell's. Prize, 1st andi 2nd. Stages June 26, 1927 H...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
NOTICE. I the undersigned herewith notify the public in general that all per- sons found 'driving or interfering with stock on the Pastoral leases No 2139 & 1928 known as Esmeralda without authority from me or with- out giving notice* .according to tie ordinance wiUI be prosecuted withoui respect to persons. G. STEVENS. £50 REWARD will ,be paid for in- formation that will lead to the con Tiction of any person killing or steal- ing stock owned by me. All orders given by me to any person to in any way interfere with my cattle are hereby cancelled. Any person caught mustering on Goodparla Station run without giving legal notice will be prosecuted. G. R. COOKE. NOTICE PERSONS depositing rubbish on any properties cwned by Yet Jjoong ure warned thai le^al proceedings will be taken against offenders. Notice is also given that the lane between the Darwin Cafe and the Chinese School leading to the rear of shops in Cavanagh Street, is clos- ed at 8 p.m. and persons will not ibe permit...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
Help that lame, achy back ! "Eemr Pletat» TOxaSttff Are you dragging around, day after day, with a dull, unceasing backache ? Are you larne in the morning, bothered with head- aches, dizziness and urinary disorders ? Feel tired, irritable and discouraged ? These are common signB of kidney weakness. Don't rwk neglect ! Help your kidnoys with Doan's Baokache Kidney Pills. Doan's have helped thousands, and endorsed by people you know Ask your neighbour. A PERTH CASE. Mrs. A. G. Oliver, 95 Lawler Street, Subiaco, Perth, says : "It gives mo great pleasure to say a few words of praise for Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. As a tonio for the kidneyB I know of nothing better and I speak from experience. For a good while my back was very weak and painful and many times I have felt that I could -hardly attend to my household duties. One day someone suggested I should try a course of Doan's Backacho Kidney Pills, and they fixed me up in no timo ; driving the pain out of my back and restoring mo to...
GERMAN SHIPPING Giant Liner[?] London, Monday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
GERMAN SHIPPING Giant Liners London, Monday N Germany has placed orders for two 46,000 ton passenger steamers to try to recapture the blue riband of the Atlantic. Mr Jim Bain is returning to Wynd- ham on the Koolinda to day. He expects to pay Darwin another visit in about two boat's tir^e. Arrivals per m.s. Koolinda, from Fremantle to Darwin : Mrs Spain & 3 children, Miss Tiller Mrs Wiliams Mrs A J Dunne Messrs J Crinigen J McGorry C Leapos . Cavasch H Georglion V Agaputos F Sulitas W Cornai B Jrum K Vin Voln S Plias S Miriclis Iskisiriu A F Georglion K Nicholas N" Kolaizio . Wood J Wittaman J Blair H Matt- hews J Agostine H Stephenson J McCarthy L Stewart J McCn-r-r^k Al Lelianos N Kabpourous N Milk W Ewart J Torres J Lee II James W Miller E Rogers J McDonald Mr & Mj\ R Jose Miss J Resinas.
Juvenile Faney Dress Ball [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
Juvenile Fancy Dress Ball The attendance at the Church of &nbsp; England Children's Fancy Dress Ball list Friday evening was not so great as in previous years, possibly as the parents had had a busy and ex- citing week on other directions. Among the visitors was the Rev. Father Henschke, and valued assist- ance and patronage was given by all denominations. The children gathered at the hall about 3 o'clock and shortly after the arrival of the judges the Grand March procession commenced the proceed- ings. The characters consisting of Father Xmas, swagmen, flowers, rooster, and many other varieties, of an interesting nature. Father Xmas having had an acci- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; dent to his beard, while cooling his face after the children's half hour, which usually takes place, after sup- per, was obliged to have a shave. This puzzled one little flower who thought two Daddy Xmases had been to the ball, and couldn't see why he hadn't given he...
POLICE COURT [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 21 June 1927
POLICE COURT Before E Copley Playford Esq. S M &nbsp; on Monday Neil Henry Madsen was charged &nbsp; with being drunk and pleaded guilty There were 35 convictions against him He was fined £2 and given a week to pay He also pleaded sguillty of riotous conduct in the police station and was fined £5, in- cluding costs and granted a week in which to pay On being charged being charged with drunkeness at the 2 1/2 -Mile, defendent pleaded not guilty and was granted an adjourn- ment of one week to obtain legal advice, bail being allowed in his own surety of £5 J Paddy, an aboriginal was charged with hindering H S Giles, Protector of Aborigines, in the execution of his duty Defendant pleaded not guilty and was undefended H S Giles, Protector of Aborigin- als said that on Sunday afternoon he gave instructions for the remov- al of a half-cast girl named Linda to the Half-Cast Home The mother of the girl was unwilling to take her but after persuasion was pro- ceeding to do so D...
EPIGRAMS ABOUT WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
EPIGRAMS ABOUT WOMEN There is a woman at the beginning oí all great things.-Anon. The homage of a man may be de- lightful until he asks straight out for love, by which woman renders homage.-George Eliot There are some women who think virtue was given them as claws were given to cats-to do nothing but scratch with.-Jerrold The lover never sees in his iistrcss a personal resemblance to hfr kirk! red or to others.-Emerson Glory can ibé for a woman only the brilliant mourning of happiness. -de Stael. Where women are are all kinds ot mischief.-Menander. The Maiden-"I suppose you have hi d a good many narrow escapes in your experience as a .sailor?" The Old Salt-"Not so many, Miss. I don' go ashore more than I can help."
SMILES [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
SIBILES Beautiful Creature-"We can get married on five hundred a year. Mother saya my gowns never cost moro than that." He-"But w* must have something to eat darl- ing." "How like a man-always thinking about his stomach!" . it * » Dick-"I certainly admire that pianist's finish, don't you?" Nick "Oh, yes ; but I always dread the be ginning." "Did you see every possible ar* gument to convince jour husband ?" "You can be sure of ¿hat. Tnere isn't a whole piece of china xn the house." Amateur Gardener (reading from a seedsman's catalogue) - "This magnificent pliant from a single seed burst into an avalanche of glorious bloom in June giving the garden the splendour of a billowy surf swept coast of miles of great rolling i:iow drift esriblazaneid by the setting sun. His wife-"Oh, dearest, do let us have a twopenny packet of that !" A man slipped on a banana peel and executed a very funny fall not being hurt, as it turned out, but having his dignity somewhat rufiled. When he recovered a mo...
BUSINESS IN BABYLON Control of Commerce 4,500 Years Ago [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
BUSINESS IN BABYLON Control of Commerce 4,500 Year» Ago Khammurabi, King of Babylon 4,300 years ago, had his troubles regulating transportation according i> "Timely Railroad Topics." Even at that early time there were an amazing number of laws, which were the outgrowth of long establish ed custom for Babylon was already old. The laws covered the most min ute detail of the daily life of the Babylonians, and as they were great traders and since trade and trans portation have gone hand in hand from the beginning of time, it is not altogether surprising to find that the code of Khammurabi contained com plete laws regulating the caravans and ships which carried on Babylons commerce with the rest of the world Bills of lading' were issued by the carriers when they received a consign ment of goods. Receipts' were de manded when the goods were «deliver ed. The carrier took all resposibility for the value of the shipment and i su al y demanded payment in advance In «ill picbability there w...
VICTORIA LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
VICTORIA LEAGUE An "Rxpentive Committee meeking of the Victoria League N.A. Branch, was held on June 21. Amongst the inward correspondpnce was a letter from Sifter Norman. Victoria River Hos'el, expressing thanks fo the members for screens. Both the com- mittee and sistflrff are very grateful to Mr Conachpp for his help in bavins arranged for the, transport, of thpse goods. If convenient, and possible, arrangements are bpbisr made to enter- tain tho Minis-e»* of Bail ways' party, and visitor-'. Owing to the ltmrked. time at the disposal of the travellers; and thi* í>v»ni")írs being previously en gncer? locally, there seems some diffi- culty in arranging for this welcome. The annual Fancy Dress Ball pro- gramme crae in for qnite a lot of lively, discusión. Prizes on the same basis as 1 ' «f year were agreed to. Sub- ject to their approval Mesdames Wed- dell and Hoirshurgh and Dr .loops1 were nrrainn^pd na judges. At the conclusion of the rneetinir Mr Giles,. Chairman,, rbanlj.ed M...
TO CHEAT THE WAVES [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
TO CHEAT THE WAVES Special safes for the conveyance of mails and other valuables across the oceans are the latest Dutch idea. The safes are oval, in shape and are carried on the deck in a cradle. Even if the vessel should meet with disaster and sink, the safes are made so that they will, remain afloat. 0,n top of each is aai ige,nious au tomalic signalling apparatus.n Wru.n a safe has ibeen in the water half an ho,ur this apparatus comes into op eration automatically. A bright light is then shown every four minutes, and a signal horn sounds every nin*-]i minute. For the first tweLve hoars that the safe may be afloat a rocket is let off every half hour. The inventor of this safe also ¡ret himself to make the .nvention thiei pi oof. It is iitted with an inside cover" and can only bo opened by a secret cod© known to the Dutch postal authorities.
[?] NORTH AUSTRALIAN TENNIS ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL TOURNAMENTS SEASON 1927 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
NORTH AUSTRALIAN TENNIS ASSOCIATION. -o ANNUAL TOURNAMENTS SEASON 1927 On Mondiay Juno 27th the Handi cap Tournaments of the Association will commence. Although this year the entries are small still ea.ch ewent should provide very interesting matches; and it is hoped, there willi be good attendances rr spectators to witness them. Players are requested to provide their own umpire^ anidi failing to obtain one, can apply to the sec e tary who will endeavour to provide one for them. AU sets will be advantage sets ex- cepting Ladies Doubles and Singles Handicaps, these latter being straigh except the finail. Pl'ayers are also requested to note that ground fees must be paid be- fore match commences. Any further information may be had from Mr L K Michell at the BAT Matches for week commencing June 27th Monday June 27th-4 30 p in Coop- er v Caird! at Town; 4 30pm Loftes v Edwards at C of E Tuesday June 28th-4 30 p m Heaps & Doig v Leak & Coote at St Marys; 4 30 p m Cooper &a...
G.N. 138/27 INSOLVENCY NOTICES DARWIN LOCAL COURT OF INSOLVENCY. DIVIDEND ORDER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
natwoBuw.ffinWiniwn-fiiyr,iiiii&lt;iiii»t* G.N. 138/27 INSOLVENCY NOTICES DARWIN LOCAL COURT OF INSOLVENCY. DIVIDEND ORDER MEETING. In the Local: Court of ) Insolvency, Darwin ) The Commissioner intends to sit in the Court-house Darwin, at the time appointed below, at a dividend order meeting in the matter of the under- mentioned person, when and where creditors who have not already proved their debts are to come pre- pared to prove the same, or they will be excluded from alll benefits arising from such dividends and all claims not then proved will be struck out: JOHN DRUMMOND NORRIS, de- ceased, late of Darwin, Me.dlcal practitioner, on Tuesday the 28th day of June 1927, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon. F. T. MACARTNEY, Clerk of Court.
SHIPPING [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
SHIPPING List of passengers per m.s. Koolin- da for western ports:-Messrs F J Hall, S Hood, A L Drysdale H F Par- tridge A Sheard C W D Conacher, C Smith, J Borsoff J Bain S Rowlands, Mrs Gorey and child. 150 tons of cargo was taken on iboard. News about our member is oontrn dictory. A week ago ii was an nun need that be wn.s coming o'eHand -n ])¡ir wi'. Tf-day's teln^am s *iLt»« 'hat be is goinj to New Guinaa,.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
ort in a © 3V keen their shape until the end Northern Territory men will find in them re comfort than they expect and longer wear than is usual. »ft leather, fitted with elastic sides, desig ed for hard conditions. i he mor Fine so Fine soft leather, fitted with elastic sides, desig ed for hard conditions. Ask you stotckeepei for the "Standard" 7-1. If you cannot procure, vrite to the Davey Halliday Co , Limited, lor name of your local retailer. Lo^kfonthij brand ¡^ñ^T^c^ on every very pair Guaranteed Tai hi onola Adams & Foster stock x1 «cirv* Â Jazz Record wiii , cure it ! ' and they get te Machines Fresh Records 1 by Every Steamer. is the best machine i the market to-day Sweet in tone and low in price.
A FAMILY WITH TAILS Reversion To Ancestral Type Sydney, Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
A FAMILY WITH TAILS Reversion To Ancestral Type Sydney, Tuesday A message from Sydney states that a family has been disccveied, at Surry Hills, all the memibers of which except the mother, have fully developed tails. The father, who is i middle-aiged mau, has a tail about six inches long. He has control over the organ and1 can even wag it. The children also developed this ¿«ppend age, and in their case it is also cov eied with hair, but they have ^o control) over it. So far as known this is the only case in Australia of a family snowing these characteris- tics. A specialist to-night said that the (development of tails in» a family was a case of atavism. It was a re- currence of a tendency to revert to cm ancestral type and proof of inter- mittent heredity. The disco\ery of the tail was anthropologically very important.
TIDES FOR JUNE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
TIDES FOR JUNE r.m. . p.m. a.m. p.m. 1 6 12 6 51 16 5 59 6 36 2 6 54 7 37 17 6 33 7 l8 3 7 33 8 23 l8 7 12 8 3 4 8 14 9 8 19 7 54 8 49 8 8 59 9 56 20 8 43 9 37 6 9 50 10 51 21 9 32 11 30 7 10 53 11 58 22 10 37 11 30 8 - 0 8 23 11 56 - 9 1 10 1 23 24 0 50 1 13 10 2 12 2 24 25 1 54 2 20 11 S 0 3 13 26 2 49 3 15 12 3" 36 3 54 27 3 39 4 6 13 4 13 4 33 28 4 25 5 1 14 4 49 5 15 29 5 13 5 53 15 5 24 5 56 SO 5 5"i 6 42
THE PREMIERS CONFERENCE Financial Relations Agreeement Nearly Finalised Melbourne Monday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
THE PREMIERS CONFERENCE Financial Relations Agreeemcmt Nearly Finalised Melbourne Monday ine premiers of all States have agreed to accept, with slight modi fictions in some directions, the pro- posals of Prime Minister Bruce xor the rearrangement of the Common- wealth and State financial affairts Iz is understood that the Premier of New South Wales has agreed lo withdraw his objection to a Loan Council and that his State will join the others in a membership r.f this body. The conference of Prem- iers with the Prime Minister and the Commonwealth Treasurer and Fédér- ai Attorney-General, will be resumed tomorrow mornng, when it is .;x pected that details of the agrcf ment finally reached will be made public. Young Wife (who is trying to be practical) : I see eggs are firmer according to the market rep nts". Husband: "Yes, my love." Wife: "That means they ara hard boiled, doesn't it ?"