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HEADLINES [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 June 1927
HEADLINES Myself not 'having an evening pap- er I was eager to catch the mum mured news from a reader in the tram-car. He was a labourer, whose eyes sought one attractive headline after another. "Seventy Murders," he announced; and the girls sitting opposite paused in their noveSi-reading. "Thrilling Story Four Victims . " A yelling newsboy sprang to the foot board, and two more passengers, with an expectant gleam in their eyes, snatched iapers from him. Our friend at the other end of the seat continued amid the rustling of openng pages :" Sensational Knfie in Neck." An imaginative man beside me wriggled to see who sat ibehind him. "Demoralised . R/ien and Women Long Ffeht The girls paused again and whisper ed, wide-eyed. "Spy Scare Shipping Warn ed "I myself began to feel un- easy; and as the reader spoke again, my un,ueasiness developed into a nervous apprehension of the extreme danger of living among one's feljlow meirf. "Butcher Murders Six Peo- ple." I decided never to risk my ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 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 tae ordinance willi be prosecuted without respect to persons. G. STEVENS. £50 REWARD will ,be paid for in- formation that will lead to the con- viction 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 owned by Yet Loong nre warned thai le^al pro .cedings will be taken against offenders. Notice is also given mat the lane between ihe 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 be permitt...
TOWN COUNCIL ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 June 1927
TOWN COUNCIL ELECTIONS Not much enthusiasm or excitment was visible at the Town Council elections on Saturday. Of the .small number of voters on the rolli, a large percentage* excercised thedr right to vote. A good raany were absent from town, however; and quite o number were omitted oecause thpy had neglected' to pay their rates, fl total roll of 174 names seems absirb for a town the size of Darwin, dei spite the number of allotments held by absentee owners. Returning Officer O'Leary rnd his assistants eondiucted the eletion in an impartial manner. The large number of candidates however was confusing to a n'.imDcf of voters and the voting was not strictly in accordance .with rre sy° tem of preferential voting because voting for ?'he whale nine was lot compulsory. The official figures herewith d«. not show the number of preference votes cast for five of the defeatjd candidates, counting of ihe prefer- ence ceasing v hen the third -eat was filled.. The following are the figuren 1st V...
Northern Territory Times TUESDAY, JUNE 28 1927 OVERLANDERS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 June 1927
Northern Qferrttorg Simes TUESDAY, JUNE 28 1927 OVERLANDERS Now-a-days aeroplanes and motor cars travel from Adelaide rignt through the centre of Australia m three to five dlays. Even ladies, un- attended travel1, through without difficulty or inconvenience. Two ladies Who made the journey froid Adelaide to Darwin a few weeks ago described the journey as a 'Lovely holiday"). Let us see what Sturt said about it when he attempted half the journey in 1843 : It came as a great surprise to ah when it was known that Sturt after long years of retirement and obtain- ed permission from Lord Stanley to conduct another expedition into tho interior. The intrepid explorer harí married and settle.l down on tin JS tate near Adelaide. He had receive i an appointment as 'Surveyor-Gener- al in 1839 and later in the year he be came Commissioner of Lands, whidi office he held until 1843. The failure of Eyre to penetrate beyond the salt plain of Lake Torrens has undoubtedly stirred, Sturt into ac- tion,...
TURKEY GOING TO BOW[?]VOWS NOW "HOOCHY-COOCHY" GONE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 June 1927
TURKEY GOING TO BOW-WOWS NOW "HOOCHY-COOCHY" GONE There is gloom in Angora among the Old Turks and a feeling that the westernization of Turkey is being pushed too far. First, say the Old &nbsp; Turks, the Young Turks abolished the Fez; next they abolished the harem; and now, they have abolished the famous "hochy-coochy" dance. Wine, under the Mohammedan law, has been taboo for centuries and with the Fez, the harem and the hoochy-coochy eliminated, the Old Turks feel there is very little left to live for. The hoochy-coochy has just been abolished under an act of Parliament prohibiting the dance throughout Turkey. A telegram received on Saturday from Townsville Hospital by Mr. Chris Bell states that Paddy Byrne has successfuly undergone an operation for an abscess on the liver &nbsp; and is doing fairly well.
THE DRUG TRAFFIC UNDERWORLD AT WAR Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 28 June 1927
THE DRUG TRAFFIC UNDERWORLD AT WAR Sydney, Thursday. Norman Bruhn, of Darlinghurst, died on Thursday morning from three bullet wounds. The police believe he was shot by one of a gang of men who have terrorised the locality for some time. Before his death Bruhn declined to give any details of the affair. Five shots were fired at Bruhn in a slum lane. Three took effect. A defective stated that the Darlinghurst gangs were composed of members of the underworld who were mostly connected with the drug traffic. They rarely attacked decent citizens but confined their atten- tions to members of rival gangs es- pecially those whom they thought had money.
SANGUINARY BATTLE IN CHINA Shanghai Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 1 July 1927
SANGUINARY BATTLE IN CHINA Shanghai Wednesday The rumoured severe Nationalists defeat in the vicinity of Hsu Chow Fu; following upon a fo.ur days bat' t,i(e proves to be correct. It appears the Northerners attacked Hsu Chow Fu drove out the Nationalists whom they forced, to retreat 30 miles to Pengpu -«id Fengyang. The casual ties were heavy on 'both sides the Natr1ona,vists losses being estaîmatcd at 30000 mostly killed. The .'last bat tie wtos the bloodiest of the whole struggle!. Such aji important defeat is calculated to change the who.'(3 of the ro\itical position. Genera.1! Kai Shek Wl 80000 irrten and if he lost as many men as reported, it is unlike.'ly that) General! Feng Yu Hsiang will be anxious to continue the affiance with him which was reached, a few days ago and will probably again seek an understanding wi/th Marshal Chang Tso Lin.
WARNING FOR MOTORISTS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 1 July 1927
WARNING FOR MOTORISTS With the rapidly increasing number of mo'or cars in use. a correspondent suggests that it mighr he opportune to erect warnings to the foolhardy driver as is done in the United States, On the o'hor side of the Pacific may be found signs rpnding : - "Spped'limit in this town 15 milos per hour; one day for every mile over that-." Other wnrnincs : Over 1,700,000 injured in 1923. Keep ont of thi? eensuf;" Keep your hands on your wheel, and let your girl hug herself;" "There is room for two handa on your wheel, no more and no less;" and "The minute you save may be your last one."
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 1 July 1927
NOTICE. I the undersigned herewith notify the public in general that all per- sons found «driving or interfering with stock on the Pagtoral leases No 2139 & 1928 known as Esmeralda without authority from me or with- out giving notice according to tüe ordinance wiUI be prosecuted without respect to persons. G. STEVENS. £50 REWARD will be paid for in- formation that will lead to the con- viction 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 owned by Yat Jjoong ..re warned thai le^al pro eedings will be taken against offenders. Notice is also ¿iven that the lane between the IXuwin 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 be permitte...
RECORD DARWIN-MELBOURNE NON-STOP TWENTY HOURS OFF BIRTLES RECORD Melbourne Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 1 July 1927
RECORD DARWIN MELBOURNE NON-STOP TWENTY HOURS OFF BIRlLES RECORD Melbourne Thursday Messrs A J Dunkerley and Reg. Minion who left Darwin at 8 o ciöck o>i Tuesday morning; 21st June suc- ceeded in, lowering Birtl'es record ay eleven hours to Sydney and by twen- ty hqurs through to Melbourne. It is considered a highly meritorious performance and as a record will probabi|y stand for some time. FRISCO TO HONOLULU NON; ST OP San Francisco Wednesday Two American aviators have be gun a non stop flight from. Son Francisco to Honolujju. It is expectea' that the flight will occupy 27 hours The p,l!a.ie loaded weighs 1890 pounds and the distance to tbe covered is 240 S mjUes.
Northern Territory Times FRIDAY JULY 1 1927 BISHOP OF CARPENTARIA [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 1 July 1927
Sfarílprn Sfernturg ölime« FRIDAY JULY 1 1927' BISHOP OF CARPENTARIA His Lordship the Bishop of Car pentaria hag as we mentioned- in our last issue returned from his visit to Alice Springs where he had gone ort behalf of the Australian Boand oí Missions which has taken over (prov isionally) the management of the half caste home.. From remark* made by His Lordship in.an inter vitew with him on his return we gath er that Alice Springs 'has idéal climatic conditions and other things also will probably help to make it a very important centre. The roads from, the North are in quite .a pass ablle condition and even the New castle Black Plains could at this time of the year be traversed with out any discomfort. His Lordship met several old Darwinites who have maide their homes at Alice Springs and who deuredi to ,be remembered to their old1 friends. A meeting of the friends of 'Sister Stone wW: «be held at the Soldiers Hall this evening at 8 o clock for the purpose of arranging a send off ...