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GET COUNCILLORS WHO OBEY BYLAWS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
GET COUNCILLORS WHO OBEY BYLAWS (To the Editor) The Standard of J.une 21st s ayr: "It is surety advisable, too. ''hat Councilors should be elected who stand, as the Cquncil do for the en- forcement of the bylaws as oxisiing, and not Councillors who üsnbey them." It is a pity that the Standard; omitted to add,: "Witness the splen- did examn'o they have set all the ratepayers in clearing noxious weeds and unde-crrowth from the vacant blocks, for which they act as thp ab- sente'» overs' local agents." u. c.
THE MASKEE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
THE MASKEE The following characteristic para- graph is from the last issue of the Standard: "The auxiliary ketch ''Maskee" purchased by the mal-administrative (dis-service of the Northern Territory some time ago, allegedly for £1,200, dragged her anchor to-day and, got on the rocks near Fort Hill. The amountt of damage is not known." There is no truth whatever in the statement. As a matter oC fact, the Maskee on Wednesday was well out at sea with passengers . and cargo for the lighthouses. We do not know what the Government paid for this boat, but they certainly made a good bar- gain, for, as everyone knows, the Maskee is one of the most reliable boats known in these waters foi many years past. She gets there, everytime, without fail, a.nd while such a boat ia controlled by the Government there is not much dancer of the lighthouse people starving for supplies. ,
Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generals Department MAILS NOTICE Inland [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
Commonwealth of Australia Postmaster Generals Department MAILS NOTICE Inland Arrive; at Darwin From Adelaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places en route every Friday at 5.40 p.m. Closes at Darwin For Adielaide River, Brocks Creek, Pine Creek, Katherine and places along the l,i,ne 7 a.m.. every Wednesday morniag. Arrive at Darwin From Victoria River and places en route Borroloola do Powells Creek do Friday July 29 th Closes at Darwin For Victoria River and places en route Borroloola do Powells Creek do Wednesday August 3rd, 7 a.m. OVERSEAS MAILS From South via Sydney about 13th each month; leaves for Singapore same date. From West every 2 months, re mains 24 ho¡urs and returns &Ye mantle. From Singapore, about 6th each month and leaves for Sydney same date.
GN 131/27 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
GN 131/27 The attention of employers of Abo- riginal labour and others in the Pro- hibited Areas of Darwin and Parap, is directed to Sub-Section 4 of Sect- ion 11 of the Aboriginal Ordinance 1918-1925 and to the Regulations 14 and 17 of the Regulations under the Aboriginal Ordinance 1918-1925. Section 11 (4) :-Any person who without authority (proof whereof shall Ile upon him) induces any Abo- riginal or half-caste to come within any Prohibited Area or suffers any Aboriginal or Half-caste to be on his premises in a Prohibited Area or conceals or harbours any Aboriginal or Half-caste within a Prohibited Area shall be guilty of an offene« against this Ordinance. Penalty : Not exceeding £100 cr im- prisonment with or without hard labour for any period not exceed- ing six months. Regulation 14 :-All Aboriginals employed within the Town Districts of Darwin and Parap shall be deemed to be domiciled within the Reserve known as the Aboriginal Compound, Darwin. Regulation 17 :-No Aboriginal ...
G.N. 133/27. BIRDS PROTECTION ORDINANCE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
G.N. 133/27. BIRDS PROTECTION ORDINANCE ATTENTION is drawn to Section 9 (1) of the Birds Protection Ordin ance 1913-26 which reads as under: "Any person who-' (a) Kills, wounds, destroys, catches or takes; or Ob) Has in his possession or con- trol; or (c) Sells or offers for sale an> protected bird shall be guilty of an offence. Penalty: Twenty-five Pounds". C. PRICE CONIGRAVE, Inspector of Birds. Darwin, 1st.' June 1927.
GN 145/27 COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT TENDERS FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY INLAND MAILS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
GN 145/27 COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DE- PARTMENT TENDERS FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY INLAND MAILS SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed at the Post Office, Darwin, North- ern Territory, until 6 p*¡m. Friday 12th August 1927 for the conveyance of mails to and from the undermen- tioned pHaces, for one, two, or three years commencing from the 1st day of January 1928. N.T.2. Katherine and Victoria .-ii/ei Depot, via Willeroo, Delambre, Victoria River Downs, Pigeon Hole Wave Hill! Pigeon Hole, and Vic- toria River Downs, returning via Willeroo Once every six weeks. N.T.3. Mataranka and Borroloola, via Elsey Station, Rogers Home- stead Roper ValHey, Roper Rivei Police Station, Hodgson Downs. Nutwood Downs, Tanumbirini Station, Bauhinia Downs. .. ce every six weeks. Tenderers are to state price poi year, for one, two, or three years. The usua!| conditions of contract aad Tender will apply copies of whiih, and the printed copies of form ox Tenders, can be obtained at all Post Of...
G.N. 116/27 ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE. EXAMINATION AS CADET MIDSHIPMEN [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
G.N. 116/27 ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE. EXAMINATION AS CADET MID- SHIPMEN IT is hereby notified for general information that an Educational .n ruination for the entry of boys to the Royal Australian Naval Col- lege as cadet ,midshipmen will w held in September next, and that application of intend».g Candid." should reach the Department of De fence, Melbourne, not later than 30th. June next. Attention is invited to the fact that applications for the examina- tion will be accepted onjjy from a mongst boys who attain' the age of 13 during the calendar year of 192V, i.e., from- iboys horn ¡n 1914, who conform to the regulations in other respects. In the event of a candidate not be- ing ablß to lodge his application at the Department of Defence, Mel- bourne by 30th. June, he should wire his fulij name and address stat- ing, the alternative subject which he desires to take at the Educational Examination. Further particulars may be ob- tained at the office of the Govern- ment Resident,...
GN 148/27 DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL ORDINANCE 1915-23 ELECTION OF THREE COUNCILORS 1927 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
GN 148/27 DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL ORDIN- ANCE 1915-23 ELECTION OF THREE COUNCIL- ORS 1927 WHEREAS three vacancies are about to occur in the office of Councillor of the town of Darwin. And whereas on the 11th day of June 1927 (the liateet date for the receipt of nominations) I duly at- tended at the Town Hall!, Darwin at &lt;the hour of noon precisely and there and then publicly produced all lam- ination papers received by me in the conduct of this election and ¿1% de- clared the names and residence oi all persons so nominated to be as follows : For the Office of Councillor Brogan, John Henry Crerar, Alexander Johnson, Charles Litchfield, Jessie Sinclair Marchant, Robert Mileß, Shirley Porter, John Alfred Presley, Villiers Clarence Murray Witte, Leslie Claude AH residing within the Town oi Darwin. And whereas the number of can- didates so nominated for the Office / f Councillor exceeded the number of vacancies to ibe Allied, I duly de- clare the proceedings ad...
FEDERAL MEMBERS NEW GUINEA TOUR EXPENSES PAID BUT WIVES NOT INVITED Melbourne, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
FEDERAL MEMBERS NEW GUINEA TOUR EXPENSES PAID BUT WIVES NOT INVITED Melbourne, Thursday. The tour arranged by the Federal Govt, for 21 meirubers of Panliament to visit New Guhie.a and several of the smaller, islands, and the Solo- mons, 'Senators Abbott, Barnes, Chap ?man; Hoare, Ogden, Payne, Thomp son and; Plain Messrs Anstey, M. Cameron, Bowden, Hurry, Lambert, Makin, Maloney, McGrath, Nelson, Thompson, Watkins, Watson, and Yates, will constitute the party which leaves Sydney on July 19th by Marsina. The wives of the members were not invited. Th.2 route to be followed is said to.be the ordinary itinerary of the Marstna. The Govt, will pay all expenses.
NORTHERN TERRITORY RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 24-27, 1927. FIRST DAY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
NORTHERN TERRITORY RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 24-27, 1927. FIRST DAY 1. TRIAL HANDICAP 5 flurs. £15. Second Horse £3 from Stake. For Northern Territory and East Kim- berley bred horses only. For horses that have not received more than £15 from, any one race 9st min. Norn. 15/-. 2. FLYING HANDICAP 6 furs. £25. Second Horse £5 from Stake. Open Race. Imported stallions and mares having been in the Northern Terri- tory at least 3 years to be allowed 3 lbs and 5 lbs respectively at scale. 9st. min. Norn. £1/5/ 3. HACK RACE 4 furs. £10 Second Horse £2 from Stake. Horses to be approved by Stewards. lOst. min. Nom. 10/- Post Entry. 4. NORTH AUSTRALIA HANDI- CAP 9 furs. £Ç0. Second Horse £7 Third Horse £3 from Stake. For Northern Territory and East Kim- berley bred horses, and imported stallions and mares that have been in the Northern Territory for at least 3 years. 9st. min. Norn. £2/10/ 5. GULNARE HANDICAP 8 furs.iU Second Horse £3 from Stake. Open Race. 9st. min. Nom. 15/ SECO...
ROOKE'S FLIGHT ABANDONED TAIL SMASHED AT KARACHI Calcutta, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
ROOKE'S FLIGHT ABANDONE? TAIL SMASHED AT KARACHI Calcutta, Thursday. Capt. Denis Rooke, the Australian airman from London, in a "Moth" plane, narrowly escaped disaster on arrivai, at Karachi. Hei failed to see the aerodrome, owing to the semi darkness and circled roundi in search of a landing. Finally he descended on an army cricket pitch which measures 60 (by 40 yards and is sur- rounded by steep banks. At the first atte|mpt he dropped in the cen- tre of the pitch, but finding he coulld not pull up in time* he rose airain. At the second try he hit a bank and the taiill of the machine was smashed. Rooke was not hurt. His misfortune was due, not to lack i-i skill, 'but to redi-tape officialdom at Charbar, where the examination oí his passport lasted seven hours, causing him to arrive at Karachi &lt; semi-darkness. He is abandoning the flight on account of dnmaso and prevalence of the monsoon.
DIAMOND JEWELLERY THEFT FOLLOWS MISSING KEYS Brisbane, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
DIAMOND JEWELLERY THEFT FOLLOWS MISSING KEYS Brisbane, Thursday. Diamond jewellery valued at £3,000 was stolen from ilansen's London Wiatch Depot, George btreet, on Wednesday night The keys of the shop safe were stolen from the home of the Manageress, (Miss Scobie). On arriving home Miss Scobie placed a handbag which contained the key. in her bedroom. Half an hour later she discovered1 the bag was missing and she informed the detective office It was-found that the shop had been entered and the safe robbed. Only diamond jewellery was taken.
THE LIMIT FIRE EXTINGUISHER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
THE LIMIT FIRE EXTINGUISHER. Mr. J J Parer is interested in a syndicate which is controlling the sale, of this .new fire extinguírher in Queensland and. North Aus! mun. It is a handy tin cy'indcr, c^niri'-In'1 a chemi--.' powder which ;nstarlly puts cut fire. In place--; w1 re en- gines are used, part kuhl ;."'. hcri."inc engines or ben?ine l'mm--.. .. %? \$ the engest thing in the woi Id to start. Vate,r willi not pv&lt; «' " t, i\ut will. i. 'y float the burning o¡¡ fur- ther a'"eldi. Eve'ry motor vehicle shquld carry one. Nine out of ten cars which, get alight aro totally destroyed. "The Limit" occupies a small space hanging on a nail in the wall:. In case of fire a child could pull it down, and using the tin like a pepper caster, (it is always ready) put out a dnngorcus fire in a few seconds. "The Limit" is on sale at Messrs Jolly £ Co.'s (so'c agents for North Australia), price 22.Gd.
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
I CKÏCKKT. j The annual meeting of the N. T. Cricket Association was held; at the Club Hotel on Thursday evening when thai folHowing executive offi- cers were elected. President J J Parer, Secretary A E Olsen, Treasure© J P Watt, Audi- tors W A Pott amdj H Tootill, Scorer C M Clark. The season will commence on Sat- urday July 2nd. and the1 draw for the first round resulted. July 2 Palmerston v Diggers July 9 Palmerston v Wanderers July 16 Diggers v Wanderers The competition walli, consist oí five rounds instead of four as last year. Matchete wilí commence at 2 p.m. sharp and) stumps will be drawn a* 6.15 p.m. Matches are to be pH ay ed to a finish but should a team win the/ match before the time fixed for the drawing of stumps play shall be continued, and aill scores and averages shall count, until the time fixed or until all the team shall be dismissed] Practice nights have been allbcated to indiviflupl clubs as follows: Tuesday Diggers. Wednesday Palmerston. Thursday Wanderers. Mo...
DON CINEMA [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
DON CINEMA The Dm Cinema will présent for Saturday's screening the seven papt Jewel feature "Dangerous Innocence" starring La.nra Li Plante, Eugene O'Brien, Joan Heimhole. Alfred Allen, Nilla Davnnpnrt-, Hedda Hopper, William HnmphiTv, and Marth-t Mattox. Based on »he novel "Ann's itn Idiot," by Parnell Wynne. A tre- mendous popular book made into an even grea&lt;er picture When danger- ous innocence meets cynical sophistic at on some'hing must, happen ! some- times the dove of innocence has close clipped wings and can't fly when in danger, a tr«mcnrlous Ibu rae of im- portance to every girl A story of the moth ard the candle. Also screening Pathe's English Gazette, and serial number five of ''High Steppers." ¿barrine Billv Sullivan. Hook your reservations Adams &lt;fc Fosters. Dr. Hr.wartb. dentist, wi'l return to Dirwn and resume prncliee at end of June
COUNTERFEIT COINS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 24 June 1927
COUNTERFEIT COINS Warning has been issued to the public by the police that counterfeit Canberra florins are in circulation in MeLbourne. Base coins which are in possession of the police are of very good design but are considerably lighter than the genuine, and, much duller in appearance. It is thought that the counterfeiting plant is in another state.