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300 DUTCH FOR THE NORTHERN TERRITORY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

300 DUTCH FOR THE NORTHERN TERRITORY Mr. E. Connellan calling in at our office states that while he was in Melbourne lately he was met by some representatives of Dutch . prospective settlers, who informed him that no less than 300 Dutch settlers would like to make their business in the Northern Territory. They have ample money and com prise families who vision u new start in life, all they want is the opportunity to got land, start numerous industries and make their homes in a land in which new settlers aro welcome. They can be assured of a warm welcome here and these arc the very best class wo could possibly import. It is to be hoped that , Mr,' V. II. Johnson on his present /' «4y/ will at once make available ) land for these pooplo who wish to start; fruit and vineyards, fish in dustries and everything that this , country so sadly needs. The more , we. got the snfur we shall fool, f

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
IMMIGRATION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

IMMIGRATION There is little doubt that Mr. Calwell is doing his best to attract immigrants to Australia, and we like other, regret that there is a scarcity of ships. However, we hope he does not forget that the Northern Territory wants thou sands of them as well.

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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DARWIN PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

DARWIN PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY L ' ? O ? ' In its new clubroom, built large ly as the result of working bees, the Darwin Photographic and Amateur Cine Society held its last meeting July -i. The attend ance of over sixty disclosed the interest taken in 'this hobby. Mes srs. Jim Johnson and V. Tarran ofr each presented two very fine reels in technicolor. The scenes of the Daly River were really excellent. During the evening, Mr. G. Tay lor gave an interesting talk on jnusic incidental to films, and Mr. Derham Green demonstrated the proper way to mount prints. Others noticed at the meeting included Mr. and Mrs. Lucas, Mr. and Mrs. McConchie, Father Flynn, Mr. Clape and Dr. McKenzie. After a cup of tea and a bis cuit were partaken of there was an exhibition of still photography. The photographs were most rep resentative and were proof that we have some fine amateur photo graphers in our midst. We Jook forward to the next meeting at the Hotel Darwin on the 17th July when in addition to anot...

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
PRINCESS ELIZABETH ENGAGED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

PRINCESS ELIZABETH ENGAGED The engagement has been officially announced of Princess Elizabeth and Phillip Mountbatten. Phillip Mountbatten, a son of an illustrious father, is a very popular figure, he served with distinction in the Navy during the war. We, of the Territory, wish them the very- best of good luck and happiness. The marriage is expected to take place sometime during the coming year.

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE MIGHTY FORCE OF A WAVE AN EARTHQUAKE ON THE OCEAN BED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

THE MIGHTY FORCE OF A WAVE AN EARTHQUAKE ON THE OCEAN - BED We are still hearing of the so called 'tidal wave' that followed the earthquake by which Japan was smitten not lonir aero. Photo graphs since published show that the mighty inrush of water was as destructive as bombs dropped on Germany during the recent war. The destroying agent was not a tidal wave, however. It was what is known as a seismic wave, which is in no way related to winds or tides but the result of an earth quake originating in the ocean bed. Such a convulsion not only causes the solid earth in the vicin ity to heave to and fro but so agitates the waters that they are hurled with terrific violence against the land which the wave event ually reaches. A seismic wave has been known to rise to a height of 100 feet and more. It advances like a solid wall of water on the land, 'destroy ing buildings and either sinking or overturning ships or carrying them bodily inland. Storm waves on our western coast, whose violence...

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
ALICE SPRINGS PIEEATING CONTEST [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

ALICE SPRINGS PIE EATING CONTEST As a result of a wager, a pie eating competition has been ar ranged between a member of the post office staff and a local resi dent.,A. collection will be taken up during the event for local charities. The local resident, who has a weight advantage of several stones, has to eat 12 pies before the post office lad eats 10. Betting favors the local resident. As pies are not baked every day. the event will take place when the next batch is made, probably on Tuesday. Mrs. Lehmann, the mother of Mrs. W. Hefferman, has just ar rived by plane from Adelaide to visit .her daughter, who is in town to escort her back to Tea Tree. With them came Mr. JW. Briscoe. a well-known cattle drover of the old school. Welcome return, Bill. Mr. and Mrs. C: R. Collett, from Geelong, are in a visit to the North. They have just come back from Darwin, apparently had a good time and enjoyed every minute of it. They were a little surprised and possibly annoyed that our famous weat...

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MOVEMENTS OF CATTLE Monday, July 7— [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

MOVEMENTS OF CATTLE Monday, July 7 — 28 vans cattle from Parkinson to Dalgety & Co., Dry Creek. 28 vans cattle from Cockatoo Creek to Goldsbrough, Mort & Co.. Dry Creek. Tuesday, July 8 — (i vans cattle from Finke River (Hermansburg) Mission to Golds brough. Mort &. Co., Dry Creek,

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

RAD1OLA The World's finest Broadcast Receiver, the symbol of all that is best in Radio The one Radio which does full justice to the great Music Broadcasts by the Greatest Artists and giving extreme sensitivity 'for long range reception of Australian and Overseas Stations Console and Table Models are now available Radio Repairs and Electrical Service attended to by experienced Technicians !A large stock of Electrical and Radio Equipment on hand and within the next weeks Electric Jugs, Stoves, Cookers and Refrigerators will also be available D. B. NECK TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS ? FOP — ? your next FLOUR order 'BEST' LAURA Most suitable for it's STANDARD QUALITY and Most suitable for the Northern Territory climate Milled from SELECTED Northern Hard Wheats Laura Milling Company Limited P.O. BOX 31 Phone LAUKA 9 (continuous) LAURA -South Aust,

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

TUBES VULCANISED VALVES FITTED ONE -DAY SERVICE AT Northern Motors

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

?V The CIFT SHOP FRONTAGE ADVOCATE BUILDINGS : PAPERS, BOOKS, TOYS 1 STATIONERY, PRESENTA* TION NOVELTIES, TOILET REQUISITES i j J. R. CHAPMAN

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FORMER BANK LEADER DIES Sir. T. Buckland's Varied Career [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

FORMER BANK LEADER DIES Sir. T. Buckland's Varied Career i Sir Thomas Bucqland, phiian j thropist and financier, died in Syd vly recently, ager 98. The oldest 'j knight in Australia, he was for many yeai*s a leading- figure in I New South Wales and Australian banking1 and commercial life. His ? known philanthropic gifts amount t to many thousands of pounds. ')\ His name is carried by the \\ Buckland Memorial Home for boys :j| at Carlingford and the Buckland j* Convalescent Mental Hospital at § Springwood. In 1938 he gave the '! Federal Government Common l;'3 wealth stock worth £10,500 to buy l- a bomber. In 1940 he gave the '; British Government .£20,000 for, I war expenditure. j He was president of the Bank , of New South Wales from 1922-to 1937. He remained on the board 1 until 1940. He was knighted in 1 1935. He was a former chairman J of Pitt, Son and Badgery Ltd., and the United Insurance Co. Ltd., and : a director of the Permanent Trus ? tee Co. of N.S.W. Ltd. I Sir Thomas Buc...

Publication Title: Centralian Advocate
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

This Office for Job Printing.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

LACRMAN AGENCIES RSfcilWay TdTraC© (Opposite Railway Station) Alice Springs P.O. BOX 42 * TELEPHONE No. 4 VACUUM OIL PTY. LTD. DEPOT AGENCIES FLAVEL & SONS LTD., CANVAS GOODS ™ SOUTHERN CROSS ENGINES AND WINDMILL CO. PTY. LTD. COMMERCIAL UNION ASSURANCE CO. LTD. WAYMOUTH MOTOR CO TRANSPORT AND FORWARDING SERVICE SPEEDY WEEKLY MOTOR TRUCK SERVICE ALICE SPRINGS - DARWIN ?TYRES, BATTERIES, MOTOR ACCESSORIES, CYCLE TYRES AND- PARTS TOOLS AND HARDWARE '— Fruit and Cool Drinks

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NEW COUPON SCALE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

NEW COUPON SCALE Old and new ratings on some of the major items are shown in the following tables : ? WOMEN Old New Dress: Un lined, wool — . ii ii Dream Unlinel, cotton or rayon ? : ? 13 8 Suit, 2-piece, wool — Unlined ? 11 8 Lined ? 17 12 Coat, jacket; wool — - Unlined ? ...... 7 5 Lined ? 13 0 Coat, jacket; cotton or rayon — Unlined ? 10 7 Lined ? ? 16 12 Skirt, wool ? 4 3 Cotton or rayon ? 7 4 Nightdress, wool ? 7 fi Cotton or rayon ? 11 7 Pyjamas, wool ? 8 (» Cotton or rayon ? 12 8 Dressing Gown, wool, Unlined ? 8 6 Lined ? 14 11 Dressing Gown, cof ton or ravon — Unlined ? 15 9 Lined ? 21 14 Petticoat, Slip ? 8 5 MEN Suit, 3-piece, wool — Unlined ? ?...:.'. ? 19 15 Lined ? ?, 2(5 20 Suit, 2-piece, wool — Unlined ? 14 It Lined ? ? 21 16 Shirt, wool ? 7 5 Cotton or rayon ? 11 7 Working ? 4 3 Trousers, wool ? 7 fi' Other than wool ? 10 7 Sports Coat, wool — Unlined ? 7 5 Lined ? 14 10 Pyjamas, wool ? 9 7 Cotton or rayon ? 13 9 BOYS Suit, 2-piece, wool— Unlined ? 10 7 Lined ? 14 9 ...

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ALICE SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB Contributors to Food For Britain Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

ALICE SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB Contributors to Food For Britain Appeal Previously Acknowledged ? .£178 18 G Mr. & Mrs. Heffernan 23 5 0 Mrs. Jane Hayes ? 10 ()« 0 Mr. J. Dowler ? 2 0 0 TOTAL ? ? £214 3 G

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

DON THOMAS Ts Not Here Today and Gone Tomor: nv BUT IS HERE TO STAY After many years of personal contact with Station People, Mining- and Motor Transport,' I can Supply all your Requirements HARDWARE, FURNITURE, LEATHER GOODS R. M. WILLIAMS BOOT AND SADDLERY STOCKED LARGE STOCKS OF SECONDHAND CLOTHING MAIL ORDERS FORWARDED TO ALL STATIONS ALL CLASSES OF GOODS BOUGHT, SOLD OR EXCHANGED ? DON'T FORGET ? , DON THOMAS Buys & Sells Everything

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

W. J. TWILLEY ^ Next Griffiths House SCHOOL SHOP Poultry — Rabbit* — Pasties Sandwiches (Vgent for : . ^ Whyalla Dry Cleaners Ltd. rhe Leading Dry Cleaners of the North. Guaranteed Weekly Service '_ GEO. E. DEAN SADDLER ALICE SPRINGS Repairs a Specialty Apply Goldsbrough, Mort & Co. for information For Best Results Entrust DALGETY & Co. Ltd. with the Sale of your FAT AND STORE STOCK throughout Australia Branches at Adelaide andl Local Agent ? J. Nelson NOTICE I WISH TO ADVISE that my WORKSHOP is now located ad jacent to old premises, ex-Mr. Phil Windle's old garage. LES J. POOLE Todd Street, Alice Springs. Whether You Want Wood To Cook The Daily Meals— or Whether You Want Wood ' to Ward Off The Coming Winter Chills (It Depends on the 'Whether' !) SEE ? Jim Clark HARTLEY STREET Alice Spring's Specialist in Satisfactory Wood Supplies and General Carrier. Heavy Cartacc by Semi Trailer- a Feature NO JOB TOO SMALL OR TOO BIG Ring 107 for Prompt Service Quality Groceries W...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

This Oltice for lob Printing.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

; CAPITOL PICTURE THEATRE f ? j SATURDAY, -JULY 12, and TUESDAY, JULY 15 I George BRENT, Lucille BALL, Veni ZORINA in j 'LOVER COME BACK' | with Charles WINNINGER, Carl Esmond, Raymond Wul I burn, Elisabeth Risdon, Louise Beavers, Wallace Ford and j Franklin Pangborn. ? Not for Gen. Ex. ? Supported by .... ! A THRILL A MINUTE _ A SHIVER A SECOND ! {* ''THE CAT CREEPS' ] with Louise COLLIER, Fred BRADY, Paul KELLY, Noah \ BEERY, Jr., Douglass DUMBRILLE, Rose HOBART. 1 Not for Gen. Ex. \ ^SATURDAY, JULY 19, and TUESDAY, JULY 22 1 Hilarious as a stage play ! . . ? . Hysterical as a film ! j 'KISS AND TELL' { starring SHIRLEY TEMPLE as Corliss Archer } 'with Jerome COURTLAND, Walter ABEL, Robert BENCH j LEY, Porter HALL, Tom TULLY. . __Not for gen. ox. 1 Supported by .... ! *? j Judy gets the key to the city . . ; and gives tiro big town ) the business ! ? ,, I JUDY CANOYA in ' 'HIT THE HAY' with Ross HUNTER, Fortunio BONANOVA, Doris MEU ItlCK, Gloria HOLDEN. ' __For gen ex. SEATS MAY B...

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Women's Column CUP OF TEA CHAT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 12 July 1947

Women's Column CUP OF TEA CHAT BY SUE Hello everyone I I hope you en joyed our cloudy change and the showers as much as I did. With the tempting sunshine temporarily 'off' I made the most of the op portunity to catch up on jobs neglected on sunny days. I do find it so difficult to be indoors during the glorious winter days ! There has been a rattling of tea cups and much chatter and eai'nest talk on a topic which con cerns many Our local school offers educational facilities to both white and half-caste children. It seems that recently there has been a considei'able increase in the number of half-caste pupils, and some white parents feel that this creates a problem. Much has been written and spoken in many lands on ? the problem of the 'colored' peoples, and many theories have been propounded as to the best way of coping with the problem of mixing colored and white peo ple. Remembering the fact that we seek world peace, I recall an article by Pearl Buck which I read recently. Its tit...

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