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TRADES HALL For Federal Capital SYDNEY UNIONS MOVE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
TRADES HALL For Federal Capital SYDNEY UNIONS MOVE Realising the immediate and ulti- mate importance of Canberra, a move &nbsp; has been initiated for the establish- ment of a Trades Hall in the Federal Capital City. At present, more than 3000 workmen are engaged in various phases of the building of the city, and represent a number of unions. Authority has been received by Mr. Leo O'Niel, local organ- iser of the Australian Railway Work- ers' Union, to spend up to £100 as a preliminary step towards realising this aim. It is understood that Mr. O'Neill is in regulation with the Federal Capital Commission to secure a site for the Trades Hall. &nbsp; The move indicates, that the unions &nbsp; consider that Canberra will become an important centre for industry and also have forseen the necessity of having a Trades Hall at the seat of Government.
BOXING [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
BOXING (Under the -management of the Can- berra Fire Brigade Recreation Club) Causeway Hall, Thursday, Sept. 16 "KID" DENCIO v. JACK SMITH (holder) (challenger) For the H. J. Richardson Light Weight Championship Belt of the Federal Terri- tory - 15 rounds. Wrestling Exhibition by Theo. Gudding (Heavyweight Champion of Australasia) Roy Hopkins v. Les Graham - 8 rounds. Wrestling Exhibition by Stan Ward (Light Heavyweight Champion, Goul- burn Valley). Ernie Mott v. J. Healey - 4 rounds. Billie Bottrell v. Jack Bell. &nbsp; Prices as Usual. First Bout 7.45 sharp.
Rotary Ideals and Practice. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
Rotary Ideals and Practice. ViniHnsr members of the Victorian Rotary VClubs have mentioned thht some ol' the ideals of their movement are service and the attainment of iru t'ernalional ppace. Service is a"means towards achieving Hie latter, but inter- national peace.- is only feasible after Hie attainment of national peace. 'To proihote national pe-.u-e, the complete absence is essential ol' internal bjek orlnrs between state factions. In Can- berra is a moans to ensuing state an- tagonisms, but state antagonism» and petty feelings w11, continue in Austral lia only so long as its Individual citi- zens encourage it. Let each member of the Rotary Clubs ask what is his attitude lo Canberia and a broad Aus- tralian sentiment.. There, aro examples of rotarlans who aie lacking in this respect, and, their attitude towards Vilntralia as a nation rather than as a conglomeration of states, and fo Can- berra as the seat of otu- nationhood, Joes'then) no credit as. Australians or ..olarlan's ei...
Topics of the Times The Imperial Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
Topics of the Times The Imperial Conference: J "The Imperial Conference, deal in!/ as it docs, irith the position of the British Empire to-day, is one of fai'-reachtny and vital import- ance to every citizen of the Com monicealth. In the name of all the people of Australia, J think'1 can say that Australians desired that all paris of the^ Empire should .re- alise Australians' ideals and aspira- tions, that those in charge of affairs should have 'absolute freedom, ab- solute rights, and absolute powers of self-government. We desire to yo forward progressively develop- ing the country, but we demand that ire should do it as an integral part of the Empire, because .the future lies inside that Empire." The Prime Minister.
NEW AERIAL PROJECT To Link Up Australian Capitals GIANT AEROPLANES ARRIVING CANBERRA SERVICE MOOTED Proposals for the linking up by air of some of the State capitals of Australia, form portion of the programme which is involved in the introduction into Australia of three new giant aeroplanes of a superior type to any existing machines here. The first of the new aeroplanes is expected to be in commission within a fortnight, and it is believed that first efforts will be directed towards strengthening present aerial services in Australia. Later, however, other services are contemplated, one of the most interesting being the suggestion of a service with Canberra during sessions of Parliament. Melbourne, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
NEW AERIAL PROJECT To Link Up Australian Capitals GIANT AEROPLANES ARRIVING CANBERRA SERVICE MOOTED Proposals for the linking up by air of some of the State capitals of Australia, form portion of the pro- gramme which is involved in the introduction into Aus- tralia of three new giant aeroplanes of a superior type to any existing machines here. The first of the new aeroplanes is expected to be in commission within a fortnight, and it is believed that first efforts will be directed towards strengthening present aerial services in Australia. Later, however, other services are contemplated, one of the most interesting being the suggestion of a service with Canberra during sessions of Parliament. Melbourne, Thursday Three giant aeroplanes, the largest and most elaborately equipped in Aus- tralia, will shortly be operating in Inte- state services. One of the new 'planes has already' arrived, and will be ready to take the air in less than a fortnight. The sec- ond 'plane will arrive on Tu...
PYRAMID PROPHECIES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
PYRAMID PROPHECIES Engineering investigation shows that the Great Pyramid in Egypt embodies a correct geometrical representation of &nbsp; astronomical distances, periods and &nbsp; &nbsp; variable rates of motion and their cor- &nbsp; &nbsp; rect formulae giving dates precisely to the day, month, and year within the period 4699 B.C. to A.D. 2045. The dates are fixed by seven inde- &nbsp; &nbsp; pendent series of astronomical demon- &nbsp; &nbsp; trations. All the mathematical fac- tors of these series are simple fractions &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; of the value of the solar year in days. &nbsp; According to D. Davidson and H. Al- dersmith in "The Great Pyramid: Its &nbsp; Divine Message," the interpretation of the pyramid's message elucidates the Messianic prophecies current in Egypt &nbsp; 50OO years ago and indicates the bear- &nbsp; ing of these and other pro...
SERIOUS CHARGE Drugs and Hypnotism REMARKABLE CASE BATHURST, Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
SERIOUS CHARGE Drugs and Hypnotism REMARKABLE CASE BATHURST, Wednesday At the Quarter Sessions to-day, a re- markable story was unfolded of hyp- notism, resulting in a farmer and his wife coming within the entire control of a hypnotist. &nbsp; &nbsp; Charles Henry Martin was charged formally with using intoxicating drug on the wife of Albert Talbot, share- farmer, of Linthorpe, in the Elgandra district. The Crown case was that Martin while staying with the Talbots, offered to provide medical treatment of his own creation for Mrs. Talbot, who was then in ill health. The Talbots con- sented, but subsequently they both be- came ill, developing symptoms of in- sanity, hysteria, and physical weakness. The upshot was that Talbot and his wife on one or two occasions went about naked like raving lunatics, and were subsequently removed to a men- tal hospital at Orange. The original belief was that the Talbots had been hypnotised, but medical testimony was that their condition...
YASS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
YASS The Yass Municipal Council has de- cided to apply for £600 from the Main Roads Hoard, to bo spent on the#Main Southern Road from Yass to Gunning Shire boundary. * * * Parkins of cars in Cooma Street is becoming: a ¡-eriuos problem, and In re- sponse to a request from the Chamber of Commerce tor attention in this directlon, the council is asking- the In- spector ol' Pulice to arrange for a bet- ter method of parking . * * * A "Treasure Hunt," organised by Misses Rueknell and McIJean, in aid of the Rod Cross, was won by Mrs. Roy Smith, who located the treasure at the Showground after an exclt'ng hunt in which l-l cars participated. The funds will benefit to the extent of X' 13. / * » » Mr. r. M. Bourke has boen re-elect- ed president of the Yass Jockey Club. The next race meeting- will take place on November 23 anil 21, towards winch Mr. M. Nash lias collected ¿100. "True Blues" football team made an unsuccessful attempt to regain the Jen jiui^s Cup lrom the 'Boomerang:-.' bo .ng...
CANBERRA CHURCH NEW RECTORY [?]PENED BY DR. RADFORD [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
CANBERRA CHURCH NEW RECTORY &nbsp; OPENED BY DR. RADFORD The hand of the builders of the mod- &nbsp; ern city of Canberra is in evidence &nbsp; found the old church of St. John the Baptist, which is the capital figure of the old settlement of Canberra. &nbsp; The burial ground of the church is laid out anew in order to conform &nbsp; with general city plan which has &nbsp; cut off a corner containing thrre isol- ated graves. This work has been un- dertaken by the church itself and con- siderable progress has been made. Facing the city on the South West- ern corner of the church grounds has been erected, a modern rectory, strik- ingly modern and affording a contrast of the old church behind, and its at- ? buildings. The rectory was &nbsp; dedicated on 1, Tuesday last by Dr. Rad- ford, Bishop of Goulburn. &nbsp; He appealed to the, parishioners of &nbsp; the church to take up their respon- sibllitles. "The diocese...
SPARKLETS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
SPARKLETS H.C.L.—Hostel Charges Lifted. &nbsp; Bolshevism in Canberra. "Red" Tape. "Cheap politics"—Not to the taxpayer. To err is human; to admit it is not. A rattling good bargain—A Ford. The latest motor hit; "The Telegraph Pole." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; To prevent secret treaties.—Women &nbsp; diplomats. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "Somewhere a voice is calling"—The Ainslie Bell-e. &nbsp; Ananias would have had his good points as a caddie. Fashion Note.—There's to be little &nbsp; change in men's pockets this season All the world's a stage.—Yes, and &nbsp; &nbsp; don't the girl's "make up" for it. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The world's growing conviction that &nbsp; &nbsp; future wars will be decided in the air &nbsp; is no reason for leaving peace there. "One out of twenty Austr...
PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATES FROM NINE LEGISLATURES TO MEET IN CANBERRA Historic Ceremony in Parliament House From nine parliaments of the British Empire, delegates are now speeding to Australia, where they will attend an historic gathering in the new Parliament House at Canberra. The delegation of the British Parliamentary Association will visit every state of the Commonwealth, spending about nine weeks in Australia. During their visit to Canberra on October 12 and 13 the presentation will be made to the Commonwealth Parliament of a speakers chair, which is a replica of that in use in the House of Commons, from the United Kingdom branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
PARLIAMENTARY DELEGA-TES FROM NINE LEGISLATURES TO MEET IN CANBERRA His lorie Ceremony in Parliament House From nine parliaments of the British Empire, delegates are now speeding to Austialia, where they will attend an historic gathering in the new Parliament House at Canberra. The delegation of the British Parliarnentar5_ Asiociatlon will visit every state of the Commonwealth, spending about nine weeks in Australia. During their visit to Canberra on October 12 and 1 3? the presentation will be made to the Commonwealth Parlia- ment of a speakeis' chair, which is a replica of that in use in the House of Commons, from the United Kingdom blanch of the Empiie Parliamentaiy Association. By the end of, next week, a parly of 41 distinguished visitors will have land- ed in Australia. Delegates from the united Kingdom, Irish Free State, Can- ada, 'Newfoundland, and New Zealand will arrive in Sydney on September ? where they will be joined on September 24 by members ' of . the parliaments of ...
AIR SMASH NO PUBLIC INQUIRY Minister's Statement MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
AIR SMASH NO PUBLIC INQUIRY Minister's Statement MELBOURNE, Wednesday. Despite an insistant outcry following the fatal air smash of Sunday last, Mr. C. W. C. MARR, D.S.O., M.C. Acting Minister for Defence. there will be no public inquiry into the cause of the fatality or into the state of 'planes used at Point Cook. &nbsp; The Acting Minister for Defence (Mr. Marr), made this clear yesterday, when he announced that an official inquiry only would be held shortly. He ex- pressed the view that no good purpose could be served by a public inquiry be- cause it would be impossible to obtain impartian judges outside of the air force itself, with sufficient technical knowledge.
YASS-CANBERRA ROAD & RAILWAY MR. PERKINS' PROMISE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
YASS-CANBFRRA ROAD 6C RAILWAY MR. / PERKINS1 PROMISE 'A representativa deputafion met Mr. J. A. Perkins, M.IÏR, last week, and iliu'jued the necessity of . proceeding with lhevY;ass-Canberra Railway, and JU icconslructing the Yass-Canbcrra Read. ' -' - ' II was pointed out that traffic was .net easing cun&lt;-ldei.ably between the I wo contle?, and s'linolhlng should br JO done be-foie 'tho Duke of York's /¡sit ne;.t j ear .- v , ~ , Mr. Perkins, in reply,' stated that It .vas estimated that".' 300 000 people /ould attend^ the-opelung of Parlia- ment at Canberra, and a large numbei vould pass through Yass. >- He promis- ed lu do his best to ^Induce the M'n stçr to spend £ 6,000 on the road im ..led'aicly. When Parliament met al Canberra, Mio was sure the rood and all way would be proceeded, with
THE WHITE BLOSSOM [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
THE WHITE BLOSSOM Tn,an old and unkempt garden ay/ay from the busy roadway, a little boy anil, girl i found, one sunny day, ,a beautiful white flower almobt hidden by weeds. Approaching it and brush- ing aside, the long grass, they found it to be the largest blossom 'they-had over seen. It was pure white and bending over it Uley smelt a delicious j/prfttmc coming fib m its petals. They w/ondcicd how they might pluck this woriclerlul flower and' carry it Koine, when they felt drowsy willi its sweet scent and In a short tillie had fallen asleep In the grass. t 'As soon as tlieir eyes olosed,v the flower- seemed lo grow boggoi and bigger, until it looked like a huge patch of -white, moohlight, but'suddenly it turned into a beautiful white »tairy. "Dear little children," caine a .soil andt"swccl voice, "If yon were to pluck mc and lake mo 'home, 1 would - .stiroly iCite, bociuiso you know not yet home ; to care, tor me, but If you will lie very still' and listen carefully, 1 will ,1dl y...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
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GATHERED NEWS FOR THE ALLIES. WAR HEROINE HONOURED. Died in German Prison [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
GATHERED NEWS FOR THE ALLIES. WAR HEROINE HONOURED. Died in German Prison Under the leadership of Mmcs. Foch, Weygand, and Heve, wives of the fam- ous French Army commanders, an or- ganisation has been formed" to erect at Lille a memorial to Louie de Bet tignies, a teacher who became one of the notable French heroines of tho war. During most of the year, 1915 until her capture by the Germans, Mile. de. r-ettignies wcnttraclt and forth between the, occupied town of Lille and the Brit ?i-h front- carrying dispatches and other nformation. When the King of Spain intervened, asking German officials to 1 berate her, the response is said to have been:-"No, she did us too much harm." The intrepid French girl died a few days before the Armistice in a goal at .-¡iiburg, her sentence ot death having been commuted one of life imprison- ment. 'hen the war began, Mile, de Bet- tignies lived in Hie industrial city of Lille. She spoke English. Gorman ,and Italian, and gave lessons on those lan- gua...
Election Humor. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
Election Humor. As usual, there were many humorous incidents both in the methods and language of the voters. There was the matter-of-fact lady—garrulous and nervous—who asked questions galore, &nbsp; and volunteered to all and sundry how she intended to vote, and gave her can- did opinion of Mr. Bruce. There were also men—and they were numerous—who stated they would not trouble to vote—only not to do so would cost them "two quid." And this was also stated by several of the gentl- er sex, in politer language. But the funniest incident was that of the man who had been imbibing too freely, who told the Policeman who re- monstrated with him, that he was a J.P., and was very indignant when told that no doubt he was, if J.P. stood for Judge of Pints. &nbsp;
AMUSEMENT HALL Lease at Manuka A CURIOUS SITUATION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
AMUSEMENT HALL Lease at Manuka A CURIOUS SITUATION A serious position is likely to arise as result of developments in connection &nbsp; with the lease at Manuka to he used for the erection of an amusement hall. The lease, which is unique in the Federal Capital Territory, was sub- &nbsp; mitted at public auction in February &nbsp; last, with special conditions attaching to its issue. The urgency of providing entertainment for a large and growing population led the Federal Capital Com- mission to require that the lessee should commence building within three months, and complete the building be- fore the expiration of 12 months. The time time for the commencement of building operations expired on May 10, &nbsp; thus rendering the lease liable to for- &nbsp; feiture. At the public action in February last, there was spirited bidding up to &nbsp; £7,000 at which it was knocked down to &nbsp; a syndicate. Other bidders were pre- pared...
THE HUNGRY SEA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
THE HUNGRY SEA If a map of England were placed &nbsp; before you and you wore asked to put your finger on Dulwich, you would probably be at sea. That, as matter of fact, is just where most of Dulwich is to-day—at sea, or, rather, at the bottom of it. The ruins of an old church are all that remains of this once prosperous port, which in its prime was more important than Ipswich or Yarmouth. Some idea of its size way be gained, from the fact that it possessed "fifty-two churches, chap- els, religious houses, and hospitals, a King's palace, a bishop's seat, a may- or's mansion, and a mint." Where are they now? The waves wash over them. They are "dead." The tides of the East Coast flow past. According to legend, visitors to Cromer may hear the chimes of Crom- er's ancient church clanging away out to sea when the storms lash into the belfry. Certain it is that, two miles from the cliffs, the old town of Ship- den lies, and bits of it may be de- &nbsp; &nbsp; &...
Australian Rules A WALK OVER. Federals v. Queanbeyan [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 10 September 1926
Australian Rules A WALK OVER. Federals v. Queanbeyan &nbsp; The game played between Feder- als and Queanbeyan on the Quean- beyan Showground on Saturday af- ternoon, for the Richardson Trophy Cup, was not up to the high standard expected. The Federals have demonstrated, re- peatedly this season, that they can play an excellent combination, but their display on Saturday was far be- low their usual form. They failed many times on account of bad system, being weak in forwards and wing's. The Queanbeyans, on the other hand had a strong and well trained com- bination. They owe their success &nbsp; mainly to Moss, Miller and Sides. This trio proved themselves a tower of strength to their team, and formed an invincible combination, resulting in Queanbeyan adding 6-6 in the first quarter. As the game progressed it became apparent that the Federals were not holding their opponents, and the end came as an anti-climax, when the Federals ceased play and cheered their opponents. ...