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CHURCH OF ENGLAND ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
CHURCH OF ENGLAND ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCE A most successful and enjoy able function was held at St. John the Baptist Children's Hostel last Thursday night. The evening took the form of an entertainment in the early part of the proceedings, interspersed with dancing. Numbers were rendered by Mrs. Windle, Miss Ruth Plant, Mrs. East (glee singers), and Mr. Reg Verran. A sumptuous supper was pro vided in the hostel dining room by the ladies of the Church of Eng land. Dancing continued until after midnight to music provided by Critchley's orchestra. Among those present were : — Mrs. Betty Greer, black taffeta; Elsie Piana, blue tafFeta, sequin trimming; Pat Attrill, blue gfeor gette; Jean McRae, white net; Bet ty White, blue taffeta; Shirley Cheadle, blue tafFeta skirt, white blouse; Puxie Smith, plaid tafFeta skirt, black blouse; Mrs. Kleeman, black tafFeta and velvet; Noeline Abberton, acqua jersey; Beryl Duncan, white net with black bead trimmings; I. Baldoefc, red tafFeta; Mrs. W. Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
TRAVEL BY PARLOR COACH ON . . . TUITS MAILS PASSENGER SERVICE ALICE SPRINGS — DARWIN Departs Alice Sunday 9 a.m. Arrives Darwin S p.m. \ Tuesday Departs Darwin 6 a.m. Wednesday. Airis-es Alice 9 p.m. Friday. EXCELLENT MEALS AND ACCOMMODATION PROVIDED Overnight Stops at Tennant Creek and Daly Waters SCENIC TOURS ARRANGED^ CAR FOR HIRE PHONE ALICE 53 P.O. BOX 58 t - . Office, Buffalo Hall , Pleasant surroundings and congenial atmosphere that symbolise charming alice springs itself : These you will find at ... MISS GOLDER'S GUEST HOUSE TODD STREET, ALICE SPRINGS n ^EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION WITH COMFORT ;lS||j£E, SPACIOUS ROOMS AND ALL CONVENIENCES. VARIED MENU ? DELIGHTFUL MEALS CENTRAL MOTOR SERVICE D. R. Baldock and J. C. McConville Proprietors RAILWAY TERRACE, ALICE SPRINGS §f}% G2 PHONE 127 'fl . ? ' Authorised General Motors Dealers CHEVROLET _ OLDSMOBILE _ BU.ICK _ CADILLAC LA SALLE GENERAL ENGINEERING AND REPAIRS Reboring-, Line Boring*, Oxy and Arc Welding, Turning and General M...
THE STEAK PIE STAKES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
THE STEAK PIE STAKES The Steak Pie Stakes, otherwise known as the Great Australian Bite, took place in Alice Springs last Tuesday. Russ, the Todd Street Champ, conceded his lighter opponent, Bob, a start of two pies. Russ had to consume twelve pies while his opponent was nibbling through a mere ten, but this prov ed beyond his capacity and Bob, the Railway Terrace Wonder, ran ovtt a winner by one pie. The final scores being Bob 10; Russ 11. Time 33 minutes. With his han dicap of two, Russ thus lost by one. A lady visitor, pointing to one of the contestants, asked if he was the celebrated Stanley Chasm, but was told that his name was Bob. We were talking to the clerk of the courses after the event and he remarked on the fine perform ance of the winner and declared he won with his mouth open, but Bob looked to us to be fully ex tended. Immediately after the event the - contestants hurried home to dinner. A collection taken up in aid of the Alice Spring's Free Kinder garten realised th...
RABBITS [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
RABBITS ? ? \j * ? ? Now that the aboriginals are kept together in the compounds and do not have to walk about to seek game, the rabbits are making the pace a welter. They are breed ing in thousands and will later .„? cost the Government hundreds of thousands of pounds to eradicate Previously the rabbits were dug out by the aboriginals, which, be sides providing good provender, kept the pest down. Fortunately these is, except at Alice, not much surface -vater and in dry times the rabbits do not spread as in other States.
CENTRALIAN ADVOCATE SATURDAY, JULY 19, 1947. HOUSING [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
CENTRALIAN ADVOCATE .SATURDAY, JULY li), 1JM7. HOUSING In every country, every State and , in every town comes the one long wail — housing1. Promises were made before the men went to the war that on arrival home there would be houses, However, there is ler,s excuse: for us than most. We, with the exception of Dam '?? and a fow northern towns, never k:,ow what war could do, ns ;i' of ,-ur houses wore damaged, or. i* herds were not depleted, our gcod were- not stolen, none of the ravage:: of war that made Europe a cemetery and a desolation. Why then have not promses been ful filled to save discontent ? That housing is a very serious matter, needs no amplifying. Those men and women wishing; to be married or those who mar ried since the war are feeling very perturbed about it. They doubt less visaged nice cosy homes, with the kiddies playing around, gar dons growing all the good things of life, envisaged the improve ments that they could make in the week-end to show their pride of home ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
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AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES ? tf ^ « (By an Old Sportsman) The following story is reprinted from the 'Austra- lasion, dated February 25, 1899. We are indebted to Mr. Doug Boerner, of Alice Springs, for the loan of the cutting. s I have been a colonist of South Australia for sixty years, and claim to know something about its original inhabitants, human and otherwise. There are not a few haughty-minded white men who afVeci: the most supreme contempt for the so-called 'niggers' of this vast inland, but I am bold to affirm that the Australasian aborigines are far better informed in respect to his immediate surroundings and ?requirements,- and better able to fight the battle of life than are the men who despise his knowledge, education, and abilities. The white man uses gunpowder, twine, matches, and a hundred and one other articles of which he knows not the composition, nor could he manufacture one of them; but the blackfellow knows all about his weapons, utensils, food, etc., and can and doe...
Saturday's Racing Programme PORT ADELAIDE 1.10—PORT ADELAIDE HURDLE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
Saturday's Racing Programme POKT ADELAIDE 1.10— PORT ADELAIDE HURDLE Two miles and 145 yards Hullabaloo 10 OEcstasy 9 1 Koolspa 9 11 King In Fedelmi 9 10 vader 9 0 Stillwater 9 OMalkuni 9 0 Count Sil- Reinstate- vern 9 5 ment 9 0 Brucefield 9 V, Koolspa, Still wator, Brucefield 1 .50— WELLAND STAKES One mile and a half St. Brendan 9 IDestiny Star 7 8 Rewa Chief 8 lODeniable 7 7 '-.ady Fleeting Dolores 8 7 Smile 7 7 Our Hero 8 5 Golden Pacific Star 8 2 Aides 7 7 Lyraid 8 IMarcollat l' 7 Royal Bru- Pooraka Girl 7 7 nette 8 OQueen Spa 7 7 East Coast 7 lSVirgin Leahm.ond 7 10 Bronze 7 7 Royal Rebel 7 10 St. Brendon, Lady Dolores, Rewa Chief 2.25— KAMBULA HANDICAP Six and a half furlongs Comedy Baleeta 7 5 Prince 10 SChief Point 7 5 Brandy Garcou 7 5 Cruster 8 OMorellr. Prin So Regal 8 0 cess 7 5 Blue Nile 7 lOYeltham 7 5 Prince Petir.a Lad 7 4 Charmer 7 lOPoidale 7 4 Cobalt 7 9Miss Gail 7 2 Coiffure 7 8Catha 7 1 Blue Radar 7 7 Miss Conspi Kidstar 7 (5 rator 7 0 Milser 7 G Comedy Prince,...
MR. BLAIN REPLIES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
MR. BLAIN REPLIES I am delighted to think you have set up a paper in Central Australia, and on reading the souvenir copy and the one following1 that you were g-ood enough to send me, 1 have formed the opinion that this is going to be a paper oi quite a different tone to others. I hope that you are able to maintain the standard that has been indicated by these first two publications. 1 am enclosing a cheque for £1 for an annual subscription as I feel that this is a paper that I can peruse as an Australian and not have to show a loyalty to a foreign country greater than that I feel necessary to show to my own to be able to read it. I was glad to think that you were so candid in the second para graph of your letter as to tell me that the people out there think I am rather 'truculent in Parlia ment.' Consulting my pocket dic tionary T find that the v/ord, 'truculent' means 'ferocious, in clined to fight.' So you see that you have paid me the highest com pliment that any member for the N...
Women's Column CUP OF TEA CHAT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
Women's Column ? ? \j ? — - CUP OF TEA CHAT BY SUE Hello friends ! And a special hello to my 'Countrywwoman' who is the first of my cup-of-tea friends to pen a line to this col umn. With my 'inward' niail tray empty for so long I had al t'l mo«t decided to ask the menfolk sjjjiofeall ! But thoughts of the 'Big ?£|flbur plus' deterred me ! -..--, j £eej tftnt 'Countrywoman' has brought up a very worthwhile topic, so pour yourselves a cup and read her letter. Dear Sue, Do you nejylcct your incoming correspondence, or is it that I am the first to put my thoughts on paper ? Before doing so, I would like to say, Sue, that you are ap preciated — you are neither Madame Wu nor Doi'othy Dix, but just Northern Territory Sue, and therefore one of us. As you remain the mysterious Sue, I do not know if you are an employer of native help or not, but no doubt you read something on the subject of the amount of pay such help receives, whether you were here at the time of the controversy or not. It i...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 19 July 1947
PERSONAL - - O - &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Hynes, of Adelaide, are holidaying in Alice Springs as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Shipley, and are en— joying the winter sunshine to the full. We are pleased to meet Mr. L. Davey, who, with his mother, is on a, visit to Alice Springs. He likes the country as do most others and will tell us more about it as he sees more of it. Two Victorians came along to see us, Mr. R. Barnewall, from Thornton and his friend Mr. G. Sutcliffe, of Alexander. The Edi— tor knew the name well of the latter and suggested that now he has left the English cricket team that he join up and play for Alice Springs. We want to tune those Tennant boys up, they are getting just too good. They say they liked the trip, the climate, and the friends they met here. Miss Adamson, a bright and charming young lady late of Com— monwealth Bank and now on a tourist campaign for Connellan Airways, has returned to Alice Springs. Welcome back, Miss Adamson...
ALICE SPRINGS HIGHER PRIMARY SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
ALICE SPRINGS HIGHER PRIMARY SCHOOL Results of matches played on Thursday, July 24 in connection with the House Competition were : Foot hall — Stuart House — 2 goals G points; Todd House — 2 goals 5 points. Goalkickers — Stuart — George Smith, Reg- Harris; Todd — Jim Turner, Kevin Patterson. Best players — Stuart — Max Clough, Vic Wilson, Eddie Wells; Todd— Reg Fry, Jim Turner, JBen Smith. Hockey — Stuart House — 1 goal; Todd House — 1 goal. Best play ers — Stuart — Helen Wesley, Joyce Palmer, Ruth Plant, Barbara Muirheud; Todd — Sheila Peekham, Kath Williams, Uermi Hunter, Jean White. The annual athletics day for the senior school is to be held on the Anzac Hill Recreation Reserve on Thursday afternoon, August 24. There will be championship events for boys and girls, and cups will be presented to the champion boy and girl, senior and junior divisions. Relay races, and organised teams' games are included on the pro gramme, and hockey and football matches will be played. The afternoo...
TENNIS TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
TENNIS TOURNAMENT — :o: — Draw for the First Round which must be completed by Sunday afternoon, Hvd August, is as fol lows : — MEN'S DOUIILKS Owen-Calder \\. WhelanLong worth, QueivDounellan v. Wellington Simpson. Marin-Cox v. Muldoon-Chin. Prewett-Say v. Ledrich-McCabe. LADIES' DOUBLES Abberton-Smith v. Cheadle Watkins. Jude-Reardon v. Kissell-Doust. Ronnie-McCahe v. MinahatiMc Carthy. Dodd-partner v. Pearson- IMtts. - .MIXED DOUBLES Calder-Calder v. Watkins-Owen. Say-Reardon v. Simpson-Doust. Whelan-Judo v. McCabe-Smith. Minahan-Prewott v. MillerAb be rt on. QuiK.'-IMcRne liyo. .MEN'S SINGLES Prowett v. Jenkins. Donhellan v. McCain'. Leilrich v. Caldor. Martin v. Longworth Miller v. Say Mel nnes v. Chin. Quee v. Owen. Whelan v. Muldoon. Ladies doubles and mixed doubles events have been made non-handicap. Handicaps for Men's Doubles are : — . Owcn-Caldor owe 40. Prewett-Say -»\ve 40. Quoe-Donncllaii owe 40/T1I). Whelan-Longworth owe o0/lf». Ledrich-McCabe owe .'.0/15. Wellington-Si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
rrC 'STERLING VALUE' ? is still the keynote of our policy Centralian Cash Stores Forwarding and I Receiving Agents Groceries Hardware Drapery Phillips Radios Phillips Accessories Vesta Batteries Lucy Secor Frocks Berlei Foundations Kayser Lingerie We Call For and Deliver Twice Weekly TODD STREET THE GAP TENNANT CREEK Head Branch: Alice Springs PHONE 29 BOX 39
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
AT Don Thomas' you can buy two Lounge Suites Cheap. e 'CENTRALIAN Advocate' has a 5in. Lathe, a shed to put it in and wants an operator willing' to work it on shares for wood work and other lines. CLOTHING CLOTHING. All sorts of Dresses, Trousers, Shirts, Overcoats, and Men's Suits. Don Thomas. etc DOMESTIC HEL11 WANTED by young married couple win. one child. Apply .Phone 8, Alice. p FOR SALE— One Lady's Uicyclc, pump attached, can be seen at 'Advocae' olVice. Price Ml. x FOR SALE.— One Chew thrciu-ton Truck, nearly new. Apply this office. FOR SALE. — Large Galvanised Boilers in perfect order, 21/- each. Apply this oflice. x FOR SALE — » lengths Steel Shafting in approximately 20 ft. lengths. Price Uiii. W; 2in. .£f- per length. 'Centralian Advo cate' Oflice. FOR SALE.—One Steel Trailer Spring, with all attachments, ready to connect, :-(»/-. 'Centra- lian Advocate' Office. GALVANISED Uprights for Tents, welded spike on top threaded stand on bottom, 12 ft. pole with holes bored to fi...
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
POO T 1? A L L The football match -last Sunday, Combined v. Town, resulted In a win 'for Combined by iiino: points. The final scores being Co'mbined S goals 20 points; Town 8 goals 11 points. , The game generally was keenly interesting and some very fine in dividual play was witnessed. Dost players for the winners were : — Cox, McCabe, Jenkins and Owen. Bill Cox also won the trophy lor ' '? best player on the ground.. This was generously donated by Mr. D. Witty and was valued at .SM/.l/-. The most prominent players for the Town team were : — Costello (cant.), Kawson and Roman. The game was capably umpired by Mr. Bla^keway', and;, the ap pointment of 'other ground oflicialfe; . also the provision of a score board, was appreciated by the spectators. It is .pleasing to see that match attendances are inci'easing. The present and growing co-operation by the public adds greatly to the players' efforts to put the game on a sound basis. in Alice Springs. Or. SWday anothei1 match will be hel...
MICA [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
MICA A recent article signed by Mi*. Turnbull and referred to by a re cent letter from him, was handed into ? this office by a mica miner, date of letter was given 28/10/4G. Mr. Turnbull writing states that the mica miners will have the op portunity of substantiating their opinions at a general meeting of miners called for Sunday, 3rd August, at the Hartz Range Depot, at 10.30 a'.m. It must be remem bered, however, that prices pay able for mica are not determined by the Northern Territory Mine Department or the Department of Supply & Shipping, but are fixed under National Security (Prices) Regulations. It is to be hoped that vail will get together and set tle this matter. The 'Centralian Advocate' has done its best to assist both sides in this dispute and it is time something definite was done to put the matter on a satis factory basis.
DARWIN TENANCIES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
DARWIN TENANCIES Information received . -hy. tho N.T. Administration indicates that a certain ainount of buying- and selling of living quarters is ?taking place in Darwin. It is desired to warn the public that all land and the majority of improvements within the Darwin Town Area are under- the control of the Northern Territory Admin istration and cannot be transferred -y a tenant without the written consent of the Commonwealth. Attention of all interested par ties is particularly directed to Clause (d) of the Acknowledge ment of Tenancy which; states : — ' ''That I/We \vilT'not assign or sub-let, the occupancy hereby created without the consent in writing of the Commonwealth.' Acknowledgement of Tenancies have been in many cases granted oo persons who have purchased huts and other similar types of buildings. Tenancies of this cate gory refer only to the land upon which the hut or building is situat ed and can be terminated by the Commonwealth by the giving of fourteen days notice in...