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CUP WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
CUP WINNER8. At the recent Combined Schools Sports, Mr. H. M. Rolland, President, presented two cups for the girl and boy winning the most points during the day. They were won respectively by Miss Lily Welch of Duntroon Public School, and Master Allan Mc- Clung of Hall School. Mr. Rolland, accompanied by Mr. A. K. Murray, hon. sec. of the P. and C. Association, visited both schools on the eve of the vacation and per- sonally presented the cups, which tactful act was appreciated. The parents were present at both schools, and both recipients respond- ed in a few well chosen sentences, and Mr. Rolland emphasised that, though it had been a "united schools sports," Telopea Park School P. and C. Association had taken the respon- sibility, and he was glad outside schools had won the Cups. The children at both schools, at the call of the Headmaster, gave three ringing cheers for the donor. Mr. Jones, headmaster at Dun- troon, and Mr. Thompson, headmas- ter at Hall, in suitable speeches wel-...
ROBERT BURNS. A Reminder—January 25th, 1926. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
ROBERT BURNS. A Reminder—January 25th, 1926 (By Walter Scott) Robert Burns, Scotland's best and greatest poet, was born at Alloway, near Ayr, on January 25th, 1759. Now, on the 167th anniversary of the poet's birth, a little retrospec- tion on his life and works would not come amiss. No man has had more biographers than Burns, and at the present time few men have any original light to throw on him, either as a poet or as a man. I therefore attempt no new method of present- ing this familiar subject. No doubt the ways are numerous along which men are drawn to Burns. Some are attracted by his independence; some see in him a patriot of patriots. To some he is all that is truest and best in our Scottish character. Oth- ers, again, would claim him as their own—even as a protagonist of party politics. No poet of any land or age has had such obeisance paid him by suc- ceeding generations of his country- men. &nbsp; Wherever Scotsman are gathered together to-night, the memory of Bur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
CANBERRA COTTAGES FROM £100 DEPOSIT WE CAN ARRANGE TO BUILD TO BUYERS' REQUIREMENTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FROM £1000 UPWARDS &nbsp; AT EASTLAKE, AINSLIE, RED HILL &nbsp; OR BLANDFORDIA &nbsp; ON EASY TERMS APPLY Woodgers & Calthorpe QUEANBEYAN & CANBERRA Phones: Queanbeyan 10, 78 or 116 or Canberra 10. Select from These &nbsp; BUICK, the Best American Car .. .. .. .. .. .. .. £390 to £600 MORRIS-COWLEY, the Best Seller .. .. .. .. .. .. £250 to £325 MORRIS-OXFORD .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. £s87 AUSTIN .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £345 to £5?? ALVIS .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £460 SUNBEAM .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £600 ON EASY TERMS &nbsp; &nbsp; FOR SALES AND SERVICE Apply &nbsp; &nbsp; Federal Motor Garage Pty. Ltd. "NEAR THE BRIDGE" &nbsp; Telephone 137 QUEANBEYAN ERECT...
HIGHLAND GATHERING AT CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
HIGHLAND GATHERING AT CANBERRA. The following members of Burns Club are formed into committees to run the various events at the High- land Gathering on February 13th:— Gate Management Committee: Messrs. Templeton, Gardiner, Leech, Skinner, Makin, and Ritchie. Catering Management: Mr. C. Pa- trick, Mrs. Leech and Mrs. Skinner. Children's Sports: Messrs. A. K. Murray, Hamilton, Phillips, McHoull and Christie. Field Events, Scotch Games: &nbsp; Messrs. J. McKissock, Rodgers, and Cruickshank. Track Events: Messrs. G. Slaw, C. Hooper, Tillie, M. McGregor, R. &nbsp; Christie and W. Rodgers. Horse Events: Starter, Mr. Jack Scott; Handicapper, Mr. F. Scott; Judges, Colonel Goodwin and J. D. McConnell, Esq. Judges of Sulky and Dray Turn- outs: Colonel Goodwin and J. D. McConnell, Esq. Tug-o'-war: Mr. J. J. Dillon. Piping and Dancing: M. R. Mc- Kay as Judge, assisted, by Messrs. Simpson and W. Main. Best Decorated Car: Judge, Dr. Clyde Finlay. &nbsp; &nbsp; &am...
DEATH OF SIR AUSTIN CHAPMAN Canberra's Most Persistent and Consistent Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
DEATH OF SIR AUSTIN CHAPMAN Canberra's Most Persistent and &nbsp; &nbsp; Consistent Advocate. &nbsp; Though practically an invalid for &nbsp; some considerable time, and through a warning from his medical adviser last year he resigned his office as Minister for Trade and Customs in the Federal Ministry, it came as a shock to the community when the news was telegraphed that Sir Austin Chapman had gone to join the great majority. &nbsp; Following on his popular victory &nbsp; by a margin of thousands of votes in the recent Federal election all &nbsp; anxiously looked forward to the ???l being set to his political amt ?oa, and that was to live to take his seat in the New Parliament House, Can- berra, now nearing completion. But that hope was not to be realised. "Sir Austie" as he was known and called by his intimate friends, pos- sessed a genial, friend-making nature. Mentally alert to every change of the political compass, with t...
VICE-REGAL PATRONAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
VICE-REGAL PATRONAGE. The following letter has been re- ceived by the President of the Burns Club (Mr. James MacKinnon):— Canberra Hotel, Dec. 4th, 1925. To the President, Canbera Burns Club. Dear Sir,—I am directed by the Governor-General to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 12th in- stant and to express to you and your members their Excellencies sincere thanks for your kindly message of welcome and good wishes. His Excellency is pleased to be- come Patron of Canberra Burns Club, and while he regrets that owing to his being engaged in a tour on Feb. 13th he will be unable to attend your Highland Gathering, he hopes later to have the pleasure of being present at the next. Yours faithfully, ARTHUR R. W. CURTIS, Captain, Military Secretary.
VICTORIAN VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
VICTORIAN VISITORS. Among the hundreds of visitors to Canberra during Christmas holidays were Col. A. A. Holdsworth, D.S.O. (Mayor of Prahran, Vic.), Mr. J. Romanis (Council Clerk), Councillors A. W. Cole, H. A. Embling, and other Victorians. They were escorted over the Territory by Mr. W. Armitage, Chief Mechanical Engineer. The Asst. Town Clerk of Prahan, Mr. J. W. Bamford, who was staying at Hotel Canberra, joined the party. The Cotter River, Stromlo, and Dun- troon, were among the places visited, also Parliament House. They were impressed with the amount of work accomplished and departed with the knowledge that Canberra was no "Bush Capital."
INTERMEDIATE EXAMINATION [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
INTERMEDIATE EXAMINATION In the Intermediate Examination the following passes were obtained by pupils attending Telopea Park Public School, Canberra:— Blanches Edwards, 1B, 2B, 3B, 12B, 18A. Lorna Francis, 2B, 3B, 4A, 18B. Joseph P. Hammond, 1B, 2A, 3B, 4B, 18B. Clara Kaye, 1B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 18B. Frederick G. Kaye, 1B, 2B, 3B, 4A, 5B. 1 English, 2 History, 3 Geography, 4 Matematics I, 5 Mathematics II, 12 Botany, 18 Art. You can dodge most things, but you cannot dodge seeing "The Dodge" easy running cars and all weights trucks on Canberra Roads. Shrewd men are the keen owners, and that should be sufficient for in- tending buyers of a car or truck. Don't lose by trying to dodge follow- ing their exampel. See advt. on back page.
REVOLUTIONARY PROPAGANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
REVOLUTIONARY PROPAGANDA. Mr. Tom Mann, presiding over a gathering at Battersea, England, opened with the singing of "The In ternationale," warned his hearers of the change that was coming. He urged the organisation of intensive propaganda. "This," he said, "in- volves unremitting and relentless war on the British Empire. To bring about its downfall we must attack Imperialism." The Communist M.P., Mr. S. Saklatvala, declared himself an implacable enemy of the Union Jack, and the British Empire. These men win their way to leadership cunningly and then set about a cam- paign of discontent, and leave misery in their train.
CHRISTMAS TREE AT EASTLAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
CHRISTMAS TREE AT EASTLAKE. Eastlake children had a right royal time at the Church Hall on Xmas eve. The residents, boarders at the Eastlake Mess and a few friends pro- ivided ample funds to purchase a suitable present for each child, num- bering about 100. The hall was tastefully decorated with floral sup- plies and snow effects, the latter the &nbsp; work of Mrs. F. Northam; little wads of wool strung together crossing and re-crossing the ceiling and walls among the flowers and greenery. The Christmas tree also was show- ered with the white dots, and Mr. J. Paul made it look like a fairy bower with the aid of tiny electric bulbs, scintillating like bright stars amid the foliage and bunting. The children were seated at 5 p.m. and regaled with an abundance of good things, sandwiches, cakes, etc., provided by the Eastlake ladies' com- mittee. Mr. F. Northam generously provided a quantity of ice cream, which, judging by the demand, was relished by young and old and in demand. ...
CRICKET NEWS. EASTLAKE V. AINSLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
CRICKET NEWS. &nbsp; EASTLAKE V. AINSLIE. &nbsp; A competition cricket match was played on Saturday, 16th instant, be- tween Eastlake and Ainslie on the latter club's ground at Ainslie which resulted in a win for Ainslie. The scores were Eastlake 192 and Ains- lie 200 for 4 wickets. The outstand- ing batsmen were Burke for Eastlake with 92 not out and L. Maloney for Ainslie with 73 not out. Ainlie pass- ed Eastlake's score during the last over of the day, and for a time the game was very exciting. A team from Canberra visited Michelago early in the month and returned victors. A full report was promised but did not come to hand.
CANBERRA SCHOOL SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
SPORTS The following statement of con- tributions received from private sources, and from the staff and em- ployees on Federal Capital Territory, is gratefully acknowledged. As the number of school children, and those not of school age, were in the vicin- ity of 1200, and sports prizes, and &nbsp; refreshments, and transport from all schools, near and far, had to be ar- ranged for, it speaks well for the generosity of the employees that the committee were able to provide the children of Canberra with a treat, at the close of the year, that will live in their memory and inspire them when they grow up to help the chil- dren of their time. To all collectors and subscribers the Committee ten- der their genuine thanks. The ori- ginal lists can be seen on application to the Hon. Treasurer. As some accounts are not to hand and others are being adjusted, a full financial statement will be made next issue. The surplus will be placed in the Commonwealth Bank, and as the "United School...
TELEPHONES FOR CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 25 January 1926
TELEPHONES FOR CANBERRA. It is announced the Postal De- &nbsp; partment intends to proceed with the equipment of an automatic exchange at Canberra. A tender has been accepted for the supply and delivery of the material. Automatic Tele- phones Ltd. were the successful ten- derers, the amount of their tender being £11,828. Mr. H. P. Brown, secretary to the Postal Department, stated the new exchange would, in- corporate all modern devices, at the commencement it would accommo- date 900 subscribers with an exten- sion capacity for 3000 lines.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 27 February 1926
Canberra Cottages FROM £100 DEPOSIT. &nbsp; &nbsp; WE CAN ARRANGE TO BUILD TO BUYERS' REQUIREMENTS FROM £1000 UPWARDS, &nbsp; AT EASTLAKE, AINSLIE, RED HILL, &nbsp; OR BLANDFORDIA. &nbsp; ON EASY TERMS. APPLY Woodgers & Calthorpe Queanbeyan and Canberra Phones: Queanbeyan 10, 78 or 116. or Canberra 10. Select from These. BUICK, the Best American Car .. .. .. .. .. £390 to £600 MORRIS-COWLEY, the Best Seller .. .. .. £250 to £325 MORRIS-OXFORD .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. £375 AUSTIN .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £245 to £625 ALVIS .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £460 SUNBEAM .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. from £800 ON EASY TERMS. FOR SALES AND SERVICE Apply Federal Motor Garage Pty. Ltd. "NEAR THE BRIDGE." Telephone: 137. QUEANBEYAN. ERECTING EARLY 1926— &nbsp; Motor Accessories Shop and Petrol Bowser at Eastlake, Canberra. Motor Garage and Service Station at Ainslie, Canberra. New Premises— NEW ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 27 February 1926
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