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STAGE AND SCREEN NOTES FROM NEAR AND FAR [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
STAGE AND SCREEN NOTES FROM NEAR AÑD'PAR A feature of Chaliapln's singing is his wonderful range, from the great organ-like bass fortissimo to the sweetest tenor-like tones and the soft- est whispers. In each he is superb. To hear Chaliapln sing Is an experi- ence that no one will ever forget. * * * The Covent Gorden Opera House authoiitics, i everting to pre-war iules, have declared that evening dress Is essential for the boxes, dress circle, and stalls during the opera season. It Is pointed out that the theatregoers attqr the war wore lounge suits and plus fouis, and it is with a view to putting iv stop to this that the regula- tions have been re-imposed. * * * Having reccntlv íeceived her final decree in the divorce suit against Tom Moore, îeports aie in ciiculation to the cfect that Renee Adoree will marry again-this time to Gaston Glass, an- other screen actoi, with wJiom she has been on lriendly terms for some time. Miss Adotce, a vow beautiful woman, was at one time featured ...
A GEORGE III. ORGAN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
A GEORGE III. ORGAN An interesting gift has been made to Eton College ill the ' rihirpe pf a small organ bulli in, 1760 .for George III., by Sneltzer. The king gave',1^ to Queen Charlotte, and she later on made a pre- sent ol it to Princess Amelia. At one of the Royal sales earlj' in the last century, it was bought by Lord Egremont and sbt up at his seat of Orchard Wyndham it» Somei-bet. The organ was' lent for many >-ears to the neighbouring cluirch of St. Dec- uman. Recentlj- St. Decuman's pro- cured a new and larger organ, and Mr. William Wyndham of Or- chard Wyndham offerred the old organ as a gift to Eton College. It was ac- cepted and has now been set up in the Election Hall. The organ has a beautiful darli wooden case of the period, with a flat front of gold pipes surmounted by a broken pediment. It Is an admirable and quite untouched specimen of its kind. The portraits of its former own jrs, Gcorgu III., and the Queen, hang beside it. mi... .ill ..»- .? . " '- .".&...
METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
METHODIST. Acton, 11.15 a.m. Rev. IV. Evans. &lt; e-^.>Ui, li a.tn-ttei'. E. !?>. Ve Causeway, li a.m. Rev. E. L. Y er coe, li. A. Molonglo'. 7.30 p.m. Mr. C. Beazleu. Wattle .Park, 11 a.m. Rev. E. In- vercoe, ¡i.A.; 2.3U p.m., Sunday School; 7 p.m.. Rev W. Evans. Queanbeyan: 11 a.m.: Jfr. G. Southwell. 7.30 p.m., Mr. C. L. Henry,
IN CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
IN CANBERRA Among those al present staying at Hotel Can benn aro Di. Walter Hur lltt and Mrs Bur/ttt, of Sydney. ' Miss Jean Patterson of East Mal- ven. Victoi Ia, isienjoving an extended > olid-y .with her sister, Mrs. Alexander ut Ainslie. f ,> . I ?> ' ' " ' 'Misse Grace O'Conner'of the Federal' Capital Commission staff leaves'' for Brisbane this'week- for her animal holidays. - » >. - . '' % >' **, ' \. ^ i. A * * Mr. and Mrs. Al|wyn Gpimq.n and Miss Gorman ate at'Hotel Canberra. ' Miss Doropn Gçcwar 'has roturncd, from TWelbouino "whore she spent ., a short hpllday. , > - ^ 4 ' Mr. and Mis.-Llndlcj' Evans are spending their ,henej;mpon at Cán boira. . . l *> l &l . apel Mrs. Fisken, and ¿Mls&lt; Alice Fisltpn of Melbp'urno stayed a few days, at lietel Canbprra last week. t ' &lt;? ' Many well known Melbourne folk caine te Canberra with the English Speaking Union, amongst thom being ¡..acly Fraser, Mr. and Mis. RlchaVd Gipps, Mr. and ...
ORDER OF FORESTERS Building Scheme COMMITTEE TO REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
ORDER OF FORESTERS Building Scheme COMMITTEE TO REPORT Xt the fortnightly meeting of the Ancient Order of Foresters, held at Xctin Rall on Friday night-last, a pro- posal was brought forward for the qrectton of a building and dispensary fur the society. i After the ordinary business had bein disposed of, Bro. J. H. Saunders 'bhotight forward a motion, drawing the attention of the society to the, need /or the erection of a Friendly Societ- ies' Hall and dispensary. As a result oï the discussion which ensued, a com tnlttoe was appointed to investigate a scheme for the provision of such a building, and to report to the next meeting of the society, which will be held at the Causeway Hall oh Fri- day next. The Committee consists of Brothers J. H. Saunders, F. Cameron, b. Brill, L Lee, B. Highland, S. Mar gales, A. Withers, and two others. At the meeting two new members ?were proposed, and the membership of th society is now 131.
FOR CHILDREN. POOR OLD BEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
FOR CHILDREN. POOR OLD BEN. Ile hasn't any money, so he can't buy any bread, He hasn't any blankets on his hard, wooden bed; , The wind blows very cold upon hi.« bare old head. Oh, aren't you rather sorry then, For poor old Ben? He doesn't read the papers for he can- not mid or write, And no ones taught him manners, so he's really not,polite; He's nearly always hungry with a ^¡ant appetite. . Oh, aren't you rather sorry, ttion. For poor old Ben? I'm sure you're very sorry, but ' you really needn't be, He's got the finest kennel that a dog could wish to see; He's-just a naughty, petted pup, and he belongs to me. So don't be sad or sorry, then, For poor old Ben!
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
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MARRIAGE AND CAREER CAN WOMAN SUCCEED IN BOTH? [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
MARRIAGE AND CAREER CAN WOMAN SUCCEEÖ IN BOTH . . Three hundred University women, the cream of the world's "blue^'lock- ings," met in Amsterdam recently lo prepare for the 'fourth 'conference 'of the International Federation of Uni- versity Women, the principal subject Doing how ii' woman can best organise her life with' marriage* and a career. Delegates io the conference had'cijnW frpm all parts of t'hß world',and'their Views on the subject of rnatrimonv' and employment are as diverse as the parts of the gloTJe" from 'which tiley pomp. ' Mis. Frank B. Gill)ra"th,'a_ efficiency engineer and a, noted, wpman organiser, of America, who has eleven children, related to the gathciing hpw she "per- sonally splved tjie ^noblem el" recon qlling marriage a,nji*a,p^rofesslOA with success. ? ' i "The problem ef how adjustments can be made in womenis lives se that they can combine -successfully married lile with a career is one that is being .studied closer by American University women now," sai...
THE REAL LITTLE DORRIT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
THE REAL LITTLE DORRIT Charles Dickens did not invent Little Dorrit. There was really a youiu1 woman, looking like a child, who went to see her father in tlio Marshalsea, the debtor's prison in Southmark, , am finding the gates closed for the night, slept till morning in the vestry of St. George the Martyr, close by, The present Rector of Southmark, Bev. Edward Neep, has decided to open Little Dorrifs Vestry to the women in buslnes in the neighbourhood as i lunch loom. They are to bring thoi own food and the Hector will supplj hot water. The .church's second ves- try Is offered in the same way to young men. / ? The Alarshal.ssea was in exlstancr the reign of -Edward 111 and beforo, but was abolishel In 1849.
THE CONJURER. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
THE CONJURER. I'd like'to be a conjurer. * Just think what 1 could got! v A penny from my Grandpa's beard (He wouldn't be* uprfdt.) A shilling from my Uncle Joe, I d take it from his ear, . , ? From Aunty Sue a coin or two, I'd quickly make appear. I'd never buy birds and cage, Or pigeons or a rabbit; I'd get them alls from Daddy's hat, A very simple hahlt. ' And if my sums would not come rliihl. My teacher wouldn't scold; I'&lt;: merely wave my wand and then .She'd vanish, I've been told. Next time I see a conjurer I'll watch with all my eyes And see just how he does his tricks, That I may grow as wise.
JAMES SCOBIE RETURNS FAVOURS AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
JAMES SCOBIE RETURNS FAVOURS AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONS 'James Scoble, the successful Flem- | tngfton tralnci, returned to Melbourne recently after a visit to England and tho Continent Mr. Scoble visited cyery stable of importance In England, and Is of the opinion that the, 'best Australian racohorses could hold their j "own wrttrtWtjiMt English horses', but, on the other hand, the general stand- ' ard of tho Ehgllsh handicap horses IB higher than ourB. He visited Lord Woolavlngton's stud, which comprises 3,000 acres within 60 miles ot London, and Lord Derby's stud, which'he Bald, contained the best collection of mares he had ever seen He also saw the Australian Stanley Wootton, who bas «6 horses' III hand. "Rating In Eng- land is 'booming,' " continued Scoble. "The number of meetings held Js sur- prising, and Ihey are all well, attend- ed. Huge sums are spent by wealthy owners, who will spend up to £50,000 tthd £60,000 a year on training, and then Do satisfied if they win £10,000. I flew...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
PERSONAL Sir Hugh Denison, the new Com- missioner for Australia in the United Sates of America, visited Canberra during last week- end Sir Hugh, w ho was accom- panied by Lady Denison, spent thiee days in the city, and made a comprehensive in- spection. With his impressions of the Federal Capital City, Sir Hugh will be in a position during his mis- sion in the United States, to visualise the great developments which will ocr cur between now and the time when Canberra will welcome him ajfain.