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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
SIR CHARLES ROSENTHAL, F.R.I.B.A. Has arranged to practise his Profes- sion as an Architect in the Quean- beyan-Canberra District. He is located in temporary offices, Commercial Bank of Australia Buildings, Monaro Street, Queanbeyan. Telephone 194. The Commission are supplying THE GARDEN CITY OF THE WORLD And COOPER'S QUALITY SHOPS Supplies "Your Home Entertainment" You might just as well start right now, as the long winter nights require your home entertainment, and the sooner you start your deposit, the sooner you will own a BEALE PLAYER PIANO. WESTERN ELECTRIC WIRELESS SET. APOLLOPHONE or DECCA GRAMOPHONE. or ANY OTHER KIND OF MUSIC. Also THE LATEST CINE KODAK. Mr. Theo Cooper personally installs and teaches the Player and Wireless free, and guarantees SERVICE and "THAT IS EVERYTHING TO YOU." Cooper's Quality Shops (Two) MONARO STREET, QUEANBEYAN. P.O. Box 44, or 'Phone 30, for full particulars. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
CANBERRA. Meeting of Parliament. January 26 Suggested. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
CANBERRA. Meeting of Parliament. January 26 Suggested. A request that the Parliament &nbsp; building at Canberra should be form- ally opened with a meeting of both Houses there on next Anniversary Day, January 26, is to be made to the Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) by the members of the Canberra Vigilance Committee. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; This committee was formed some years ago from among the members of the Federal Parliament, but lately the committee has not met very often. There was, however, a well attended meeting at the Federal members rooms, Commonwealth Bank building, on Monday, when Mr. Bowden, M.P., was the chairman and Mr. Percy Cole- man, M.P., was elected honorary sec- tary. It is understood that the meet- ing was unanimously of the opinion &nbsp; that January 26 would be the most suitable date for the opening. &nbsp; Members also decided to ask the Prime Minister to arrange some con- &nbsp;...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS. Eastlake: Secretary, T. Trevellian. Molonglo: Secretary, R, Brown. Canberra Branch A.L.P.: Secretary, J. Harrington, Molonglo. Canberra Railway Station: Station- master, J. Kaye. Canberra Police Station: Headquar- ters, Molonglo Settlement: Sergeant P. Cook, Constables Bottrell and Foster. Returned Sailors and Soldiers' League, Canberra Branch: President, Captain A. Jackson, M.C.; Secretary, J. Mitchell Orr. Eastlake Tennis Club: Secretary, C. &nbsp; Fitzpatrick. Hilltop Tennis Club, Molonglo: Sec- retary. Canberra Rifle Club: R. Bones, Secretary. Canberra Burns Club: A. Stuart, Secretary. Canberra Ancient Order of Foresters' Lodge: R. Cavanagh, Secretary.
THE CHAIR FOR PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
THE CHAIR FOR PARLIAMENT &nbsp; HOUSE, CANBERRA. "The Pioneer" has been favoured with the following copy of a letter received by the hon. secretary of the Royal Australian Historical Society; &nbsp; Mr. K. R. Cramp, M.A.:— Commonowealth of Australia, Prime Minister's Department, &nbsp; Department of External Affairs. &nbsp; &nbsp; Melbourne, March 31, 1926 &nbsp; Dear Sir,—With reference to your letter of the 18th February, in regard to the Speaker's chair which is being presented to the Federal Parliament by the Empire Parliamentary Associa- tion, I am directed to inform you that the Secretary, Home and Terri- tories Department, advises that the executive committee of the Australian branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association has already taken steps in the matter on the lines indicated in your letter, and that is is hoped that the ceremony will take place &nbsp; when the delegation of the Empire Parliamentary Association fr...
ANZAC DAY AT CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
ANZAC DAY AT CANBERRA. Arrangements have just been com- pleted for the celebration in a fitting manner of Anzac Day at Canberra. A dinner will be held at the Hotel Canberra on Saturday evening, the 24th instant. Members of the Can- berra branch of the R.S. and S.I.L. of A. (Captain Jackson, M.C., president; and Mr. J. Mitchell Orr, hon. secre- tary, have the arrangements in hand. On Sunday, the 25th instant, in the morning, a pilgrimage will be made to the tomb of General Bridges at Dun- troon. In the afternoon a united ser- vice will be held at Camp Hill, Can- berra.
CLOSING TIMES FOR MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
CLOSING TIMES FOR MAILS. &nbsp; Canberra: Monday to Friday, 4.15 p.m.; Saturday 12.30 p.m. Duntroon: Monday to Friday, 4.45 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m. Westridge: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3.30 p.m. Eastlake: Monday to Friday, 4.30 p.m.; Saturday, 12.45 p.m. Molonglo Settlement: Monday, Wed- nesday, Friday; 4.35 p.m.
HISTORIC PAINTING. Cook Relic For Canberra. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
HISTORIC PAINTING. Cook Relic For Canberra. A London cable of April 12 states that Sir Joseph Cook, Australian High Commissioner, writing in the "Morn- ing Post," announces that he has pur- chased the only contemporary picture of Captain Cook's first ship Endeavour, for the National Gallery at Canberra. Experts state that it was painted by Thomas Luny, and commemorates the excitement at Whitby, when the Endeavour sailed under the White Ensign to explore the South Seas.
WHITE CITY CAMP. A. K. Murray's Lecture on "Canberra And Its Origins." [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
WHITE CITY CAMP. A. K. Murray's Lecture on "Canberra And Its Origins." By C. E. P. A very interesting and informative lecture was delivered by Mr. A. K. Murray at the White City Camp, un- der the auspices of the Federal Debat- ing Club, on 11th March. A numerous and appreciative audience listened to the lecture, which was indeed full of historical data that was thought to be long since buried and finally for- gotten. However, the lecturer, who is a tireless explorer of ancient records, and a proud possessor of a priceless collection of books, etc., unlocked his vast store of historical lore for the benefit of his fellow-men, who in re- turn accorded him a very hearty meed of thanks and applause at the close of his remarks. Mr. Murray, in the course of his discourse, said that his desire, when he gave an affirmative reply to the delegate of the White City debating committee who asked him to lecture, was to honour the memory and help perpetuate the names of the men of the past, who, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
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CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB. The official opening of the above was held under pleasant conditions on Saturday, March 27th. The chairman of the Federal Capital Commission Mr. J. H. Butters, in declaring the club open, said it gave him much pleasure to attend and encourage such an important national and interesting pastime, and hoped the club member- ship would increase as it became bet- ter known on the Territory. Captain Callaghan, on behalf of the members, thanked Mr. Butters for his interest in the sport and for his wil- lingness to perform the opening cere- mony. Mr. Butters fired three shots at the 500 yards target and registered three &nbsp; bull's-eyes. Prize money totalling £5 gave the chance for members to indulge in a good competition. The membership of Canberra Rifle Club has reached 57. The Supervisor of Rifle Clubs has forwarded a supply of rifles. Mr. N. Woodyat, an ex-Queensland &nbsp; rifleman, who has competed in inter- State matches and is now residing at Ca...
CANBERRA BUILDING OPERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
CANBERRA BUILDING OPERATIONS. The first permanent administrative building at Canberra is to cost £500,000, according to evidence before the Federal Public Works Committee, by Mr. John S. Murdoch, Director- General of Public Works and Chief Ar- chitect. &nbsp; &nbsp; This building, he said, would be the forerunner merely of a large group of buildings, which would take centuries to complete. Mr. Murdoch pointed out that the original intention was to provide monumental Parliamentary buildings at Canberra, but this idea had been departed from for financial reasons, and the buildings under erection would be temporary. It had been intended also that the administrative building should be temporary, but later it had been decided that it should be permanent. Accordingly, an open competition for architects &nbsp; throughout Australia was instituted, and out of 94 designs, that submitted by Mr. G. Sydney Jones, a Sydney ar- chitect, has been accepted. The cost of the bu...
ADVICE TO MOTHERS. Useful Pamphlets Free. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
ADVICE TO MOTHERS. Useful Pamphlets Free. The president of the Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies (Mr. S. R. Innes-Noad, M.L.C.) desires it to be made public that the follow- ing pamphlets will be forwarded with out charge to country residents on written application being made to the secretary of the society, Phillip House, Phillip Street, Sydney:—"Don'ts for Babies," "Danger Days for Baby," "Don'ts for Mothers," "The Care of the Teeth," and "A Word to Fathers." The pamphlets contain much valuable advice to mothers both in regard to themselves and their little ones. This society has also published "The Par- ents' Book," by Dr. Margaret Harper, hon. physician at the Royal Hospital for Children, Sydney, and hon. direc tor of the Tressillian Mothercraft &nbsp; Training Home, Petersham, the latter being one of the society's institutions. Copies of this work, which contains specialised information in clear and concise form, will be forwarded post free on applicat...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. "Bunting."—The answer is No. The blue Australian flag is flown only on Government buildings and offices and by the navy. Under no consideration is a blue Australian flag allowed to be flown by a private individual, or any commercial house. The red Australian flag is the only flag allowed to be flown by private persons. "Swimmer."—Kick at the authorities yourself. You're not a sport in ask- ing me to do it. The first band recital at Canberra was heard on Sunday afternoon, April 11th, when the inter-city Blue 'bus brought the Goulburn Light Horse Band to place on record the above fact. The music was appreciated by a large gathering on the lawn of the Hotel Canberra, which is an ideal spot, sur- rounded, as it is at present, with a wealth of floral colour. The strains of music were hear reverberating, as an echo, through the surrounding moun- tains and hills.
AUSTRALIA WELL REPRESENTED IN U.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
AUSTRALIA WELL REPRESENTED IN U.S.A. Official statistics supplied by Sir James Elder, Commissioner for Aus- tralia in U.S.A., will surprise a good many. They show that the 1920 cen- sus revealed that 10,801 persons then residing in America were born in Aus- tralia. Persons one or both of whose parents were born in Australia totalled 13,055, and others of Australian des- cent were 9405, making in all 33,261 persons whose birth is connected with Australia.
WHOLESALE DEPORTATIONS FROM U.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
WHOLESALE DEPORTATIONS FROM U.S.A. The report of the Immigration Com- missioners of U.S.A. states:—"There are over one million deportable aliens in the country. The Immigration Bu- reau is making arrangements to de- port one thousand undesirable aliens at once." Non-Americans who have built up small businesses are, they say, living in perpetual fear of being outed at a moment's notice. This news is from the land of boast- ed Liberty. Yet, Walsh and Johannsen (or Johnson) are daily issuing bulletins proving, in their charges against one another, that the move to deport both of them was not only desirable but would have, two years ago, saved hun- dreds of waterside and other workers, and their wives and children from &nbsp; want and poverty. They stand brand- ed as self-confessed revolutionists and parasites on the workers, and Australia would be well rid of them.
THE FIRST COMEDY PLAY AT CANBERRA. In the Community. For the Community. By the Community. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
THE FIRST COMEDY PLAY AT CANBERRA. In the Community. For the Community. By the Community. So ran the inscription on the title page of the tastefully arranged pro- gramme handed to each patron at The Causeway Hall on Saturday evening, March 29th, when "The Man From Toronto" was staged, and staged well, by Mr. A. J. Pate and his Community Players. It was a well-filled and thoroughly representative audience that greeted the company when the curtain went up. Space prevents as full a description of the comedy as we would wish. The verdict was unanimous, as the many cars were making preparations to leave at the close of the play—"Splendid work," "A credit to all the company," and similar tributes, which we heartily en- dorse. Miss Jean Alexander as "Mrs Calthorpe," a wealthy widow, was splendid, and took her part with nat- ural ease and grace, even when posing as "Polly," a housemaid; her acting was rewarded by floral offerings from the audience. Mr. A. J. Pate, as "Fer gus Wimbush," the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
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PROGRESS OF WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Capital Pioneer — 22 April 1926
PROGRESS OF WORK. The latest official report on the progress of activities indicates the completion of the whole of the major operations in the construction of Par- liament House, and the approaching completion of the majority, of inter- nal fittings and mechanical services. Furniture and equipment have been ordered, and the installation of pneu- matic tube services between Parlia- ment House, the Secretariat buildings, and the Government Printing Office is in its final stages. The construction of the Hotel Kur- rajong and the Secretariat buildings is similarly nearing completion, the hotel, on which external coloring is proceeding, being the more advanced. Plastering and the erection of internal fittings are proceeding in the Secre- tariat group. The provision of an additional group of buildings similar to the Secretariat group has been decided upon, and excavations are proceeding on a site within the governmental area, to the west of Parliament House. Tenders are now being invited...