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BACHELORS' BUTTONS. (Devoted to the interests of residents at the Batchelors' Quarters.) [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
BACHELORS' BUTTONS. 1 (Devoted to the interests of residents at the j Batchelors' Quarters.) j Tiie Bachelors' "Mess/' Causeway Hail, ¡j 20th September, 1926. 1 & 1 A concert (?) was held in aid of a piano m for the boys at the Quarters. They need m it to keep them at home. I Harry Bolton looked charming in his light Jj grey suit, black tie and tan shoes. II Hr I Harry Bingeman entertained a party of 1 ladies, and looked lovely in navy blue, and 1 his college-coloured tie, with socks to match. |j The chocolate boy was kept busy by some È of the bachelors, others brought their own 1 sweets. I & 1 Rod. Reid was done up regardless of all | cost, and entertained a number of ladies. ri The best item on the first part was Dan 1 Keating's announcement of the ten-minute j interval; some wanted it extended for an hour 1 -Queanbeyan is a long way off! fl * 1 If a 'bus had passed the door there would J have been a stampede for home, but the J people from Ainslie, Eastlake and A...
SEPTEMBER'S WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
SEPTEMBER S WEATHER The first mouth of Spring was beautiful with sunshine, nineteen days being fine and clear, and only on nine, nigh ts did the tem perature fall- below freezing point, there be ing a substantial rise in the average tempera ture as compared with August. The highest temperature of the month was reached between 2 and 3 p.m. on the twenty-fourth, 74.4 degrees being touched. The coldest days were the sec ond and eighth, the temperature dropping to 29 degrees. The rainfall was light, 27 points b. ing registered on the eleventh, 54 on the twenty-seventh, 36 on the twenty-eighth, and 8 on the twenty-ninth. There is no doubt that visitors and resi dents appreciated the generous measure of sunshine; with which we were favoured, which enabled all kinds of sport to be indulged in. The past month's weather shows that Nature has conferred as fine a climate on Canberra as on any. city , in the world. ~
DIGGER POINGS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
DIGGER POINGS (By "Digger" M.; (Devoted to the interests of the Canberra Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers' and Sailors' Imperial League of Australia.) WHIZZ-BANGS FROM TÓE FRONT LINE. 1st Dig.: Going to the "Smoke-Ok" on Fri day at the Causeway Halli 2nd Dig.: My oath I am! What time does she start? 1st Dig.: 20.00. 2nd Dig.: I'll be in the first wave! Tickets for the "Smoke-Oh" are avail able from representatives at all the camps and centres. Don't say you didn't know this time. Some of the doings of the sub-brancli worth keeping in mind: Smoke-oh on the 15th, Causeway Hall. . Poppy Day Appeal on 11th November. Poppies will be on sale throughout the Territory. The mothers, wives and sisters of the Diggers are going to make this day a success. I'm going to wear a poppy that day in remembrance of some of my old and best * i_ iciuciuuinuvt vfj. »UIUL \JM- »",7 VF»U. ? «»»»j. cobbers. Trading department is to be opened shortly at the Social Service Rooms at Acton. Dig ger Mitchell O...
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS Issued Monthly, under the auspices of the Federal Capital Commission, as the publicity organ of the Commission's Social Service Department and its Committees. HONORARY REPORTERS: SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS Issued Monthly, under the auspices of the Federal Capital Commission, as the publicity organ of the Commission's Social Service Department anà its Committees. HONORARY REPORTERS: SPORT. Tennis.CM. Murden, Eastlake Football Australian ßules J. O'Sullivan, Canberra Rugby League .. .. W. Hunt, Canberra Soccer .. C. Hooper, Tradesmen 's Mess Cricket.W. L. Cottingham, Canberra Golf.J. A. Irving, Canberra Gymnastics .. .. E. Waterman, Canberra Boxing.W. Maloney, Eastlake HONORARY REPORTERS: SOCIAL SERVICE ASSOCIATIONS. Eastlake.J. McBae Dunn Causeway.B. J. Kelly Westlake.B. Law Westridge.R. P. Corey Molonglo.R. F. Brown Ainslie.P. T. McNamara Acton.S. Margules White City.C. Griffiths
OPERA AT CANBERRA PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY'S SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
OPERA AT CANBERRA PHI LH ARMONIO SOC í ET VS SUCCESS The splendid bill of fare provided by the Canberra Philharmonic Society in two previous concerts was sufficient inducement to the music lovers of Canberra to attend in large num bers at the Causeway Hall on 27th Septem ber, on the occasion of the Society's third concert, and incidentally the first rendering of opera in Canberra. It may be said that Mr. E. A. Mowle, conductor of the Society, quite surpassed previous efforts towards ren dering high-class music here. The thanks of all local musical people are due to the Society, and their energetic, guide, mentor and friend, especially when it is re membered that it is only by thorough appli cation to many hours of rehearsal that such a degree of success is attained in presenting such a comprehensive and varied programme of items. Mr. Mowle personally painted the scenery used in the various operatic numbers, which reflects great credit on his skill and energy. The visiting members of...
CANCER RESEARCH FUND [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
CANCER RESEARCH FUND « in response to a suggestion made by Mr. John A. Jaggar, in the September issue of the "Community News," we have been pleased to open a fund at the office of this journal. Contributions should be addressed c/o the Editor, and donations will be acknowledged in our columns in due course. The following amount' has been received:- , Anonymous, £1.
WHITE CITY [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
-«ix WHITE CITY Thc White City Recreation Association on Tuesday, 28th ult,, held their inaugural dance social at White City Camp. Their recreation room surely never before looked-and was-so beautifully clean, as well as being decorated with elegant good taste and beauty. These latter arrangements were in the hands of an energetic sub-committee, very effectively aided by Mrs. A, Campbell. About SO couples danced to a late hour, upon a specially prepared floor, and Arbuckle's Orchestra, as usual, provided a generous and faultless musical programme. The object of this entertainment was for the provision of funds to be devoted by the White City Recrea tion Association for the various athletic ac tivities under its control. The waltzing competition (one guinea prize) was won by Miss Cleary and Mr. T. Prender gast, while the Anal decision regarding this very keenly contested movement was unani mously approved. Mr. J. Dillon was the unbiassed judge of this and other events, and, as M.C., ...
CAUSEWAY HALL BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
sw - CAUSEWAY HALL BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER. Date. Organisation. Function. Fri., Oct. 1-Ainslie United CC. . . . Dance Sat., Get. 2-rialto Pictures Mon., Oct. 4-R.A.O. Buffaloes . . Meeting Tues., Oct. 5-Returned Soldiers' League General Meeting Wed., Oct, 6-Rialto Pictures Thurs., Oct. 7-Causeway S.S. Asso. Meeting Sat., Oct. 9-Rialto Pictures Mon., Oct. ll-R.A.O. Buffaloes . . Meeting Tues., Oct. 12-TT.A.O. Druids . . Meeting Wed., Oct. 13--Rialto Pictures Thurs., Oct. 14-Canberra Bire Brigade Recreation Club .... Boxing Contests Fri., Oct. 15-Returned Soldiers' League Smoke Concert Sat., Oct. 16-Rialto Pictures Mon., Oct. 18-R.A.O. Buffaloes . . Meeting Tues., Oct. 19-G.TT.O.O.F.Meeting Wed., Oct. 20-Rialto Pictures Thurs, Oct. âl-r-A]Q. Foresters . . Meeting Fri., Oct. 22-Comtnunity JLibrary . Dance Sat., Oct." 23-Rialto Pictures Moni, Oct. 25-McKay Opera Co. "Little Bo Peep" Tues., Oct. 26-McKay Opera Co. "'My Gheisa Girl" Wed., Oct. 27-Rialto Pictures Thurs., Oei 28-Fed. Rovers Ru...
AN OLD TIMER'S MUSINGS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
AN OLDTIMER S MUSINGS In which are set forth certain musings of an English gentleman of the 18th century, as he tarries at Canberra during his visit from the regions above. 1. This day did I arrive at Canberry, and finding much herein to interest me, methinks that as 1 am in a mood for dalliance, I shall tarry here yet awhile. It is a great work that they would accomplish here, though their means of doing so do not greatly please me in all ways (but I near forgot me-I must speak no word of my thoughts in this quarter). But it surely doth astound me how much modernity be displayed in this place, away so far in the forests. I verily do believe that some of the ladies ' dresses are much more scanty here than in the large Sydney town. Even so, it doth not distress me, for I was ever one for a glance at a well-turned ankle -or knee-more so an it were surmounted by a comely wench. The five large vehicles that have the hic coughs in their speech-they that are known as " 'buses/* are mighti...
EASTLAKE [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
Nhl fe EASTLAKE The lead given by business people of Quean beyan at the first land sale, and the prompt fulfilment of the building conditions of their leases, appears to have definitely established Eastlake as Canberra's shopping centre. Canberra is acquiring the habit of shopping there, and its growth is reflected in the con gestion of trafile which occurs in front of the shops, particularly from Young's corner to the petrol pump, lt is suggested that the Com mission establish a cemetery adjacent thereto, or as au alternative, widen the street. The Gorman Cup is fulfilling its function in promoting keen rivalry in the tennis world. After a temporary absence from Eastlake, it has once more returned home, having been wrested from the tennis giants of Canberra by the prowess of the local players. Cricket is booming here as in other suburbs. A new pitch has been laid down by voluntary effort, and two or more teams, it is ex pected, will enter the competition this year. The amount of wi...
CHESS MOLONGLO DRAW WITH THE BACHELORS. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
CHESS MOLONGLO DRAW WITH THE BACHELORS. Canberra's first chess contest was held at the Bachelors' Quarters on Friday, Septem* ber 24, when Molonglo brought a team to do battle with the skilled players at the Quar* tors. Four games were played, each side winning two games, the test thus resulting in a draw. interested onlookers watched the struggle for supremacy on the mimic black and white battleground, and there is no doubt that the event will be long remembered by those who won, if not by those who lost. The results of the games were as under; Points. Quigley (Molonglo) v. Spinner (Bache lors) . 0 X Spreadbury (Molonglo) v. Irving (Bachcors). 1 0 Baron (Molonglo) v. Pike (Bachelors) 1 0 Emmett (Molonglo) v. J jany on (Bache lors) . Ol 2 2 Spinner quickly applied the quietus to Quig lcy with a masterly checkmate through the medium of his all-powerful queen and the two cunning knights. Spreadbury brought disaster to Irving almost as rapidly. Irving, unbeat able in argument, and grea...
PANTOMIME IN CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
--*r PANTOMIME IN CANBERRA Pantomime on an elaborate scale is to be presented at the Causeway Hall, Canberra, on Monday and Tuesday, October 25 and 26, by Mr. Stanley McKay's clever company of 30 artists. The opening production is "Little Bo Peep," a musical extravaganza chockful ot pretty girls, eleven comedians, brilliant singers, amazing acrobats, beautiful dressing, and gorgeous scenery. This is the first oc casion on which pantomime has been pro duced, and there is little doubt that bumper houses will greet the company. A complete change of programme is to be given on Tues day night.
ACTON HALL BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
-T"^ ACTON HALL BOOKINGS POE OCTOBER. Date. Organisation. Function. Fri., Oct. 1-G.U.O.O.F.Meeting Sat., Oct. 2-A.O.F.Juvenile Court Tues., Oct. 5-Canberra Boy Scouts Wed, Oct. 6-Canberra Brass Band . Rehearsal Thurs., Oct. 7-À.G. Foresters . . . Meeting Fri., Oct. 8-Orangc Lodge .... Meeting Sat., Oct. 9-Burns Club.Social Mon., Oct. ll-S. Ainslie CC.Social Tues., Oct. 12-Royal Arch Chapter Masonic Meeting Wed., Oct. 13*-Canberra Brass Band.Rehearsal Thurs., Oct. 14-Canberra Boy Scouts Fri., Oct. 15-Juv. Foresters .... Banquet Sat., Oct. 16-R.A.O. Buffaloes . . Meeting Tues., Oct. 19-Canberra Boy Scouts Wed., Oct. 20-Canberra Brass Band.Rehearsal Thurs., Oct. 21-Canberra S.S. Asso. Annual Meeting Fri., Oct. 22-Masonic Lodge . . . Meeting Sat., Oct. 23-Burns ' Club Tues., Oct. 26-R.A.O. Buffaloes . . Meeting Wed., Oct. 27-Canberra Brass Band Rehearsal Thurs., Oct. 28-Returned Soldiers' League / Social Fri., Oct. 29-Presbyterian Church . . Social Sat., Oct. 30-Presbyterian Church . Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
?»»-*«? WHY PAY MOKE? WHEN YOU CAN BUY IT FOB LESS AT SNOWS, EASTLAKE END OF SEASON SALE NOW ON We advise your early inspection as we are clearing out bargains every nour. SNOWS THE ONLY DRAPEES THE PRESSURE OF LAUNDRY WORK done at home is felt by the head of the house and ail members of the family. Why not be relieved of it? Send all or at least the fine things to the Canberra Steam Laundry Limited, and the result will be highly satisfactory. We use fine soap, pure water, and a liberal allowance of commonsense. Shirts, Collars. Cuffs, and Starched Goods are a Speciality. CANBERRA STEAM LAUNDRY, LIMITED, AINSLIE Phone, Canberra 50. Our lorry will call. WHERE THE GOOD VALUES ARE IN QUANTITY AND VALUE INDUBITABLY THE BEST IN CASUAL MERCHANDISE AT HAYES & RUSSELL LIMITED Compare them, quality for quality, and price for price, and you will be convinced that OUR VALUES ARE SUPREME. For close on half a century HAYES & RUSSELL have kept faith, and proffered thia advice to t...
AINSLIE [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
AINSLIE At the quarterly general meeting of thc Ainslie District Social Service Association, held at Hotel Ainslie, on 28th September, Mr. E. Knox (chairman of the Association) presided. The chairman, in opening the proceedings, said that this was the first quarterly gene ral meeting held since the Association's in ception. Mew residents had come to Ainslie since the inauguration of the Ainslie Dis trict Association, and as there were some vacancies on the committee,. and the commit tee desired a wide representation of residents, the quarterly general meeting had been called in order that they might be filled. At the first meeting of the Association they were fortunate in getting representation for every district in Ainslie. The social service organi sation was a much more important body than was generally recognised, and the wishes and feelings of residente should be expressed through that medium to the govern ing body of the community, which was the Commission, which authority hel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
EASTLAKE REAL ESTATE OFFICE We have opened our Eastlake Onice near J. B. Youngs Limited, and will be glad to supply all information with regard to Canberra Business or Besidential Leases, Shops and Cottages for Sale or Lease. . WOODGERS & CALTHORPE, AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS. EASTLAKE, CANBERRA-and at QUEANBEYAN Phones: CANBERRA 10 and 20; QUEANBEYAN 10, 78, and 116. N.B.-Our Main Canberra Office will be erected at Civic Centre in the immediate future.
NEW POLICE APPOINTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
NEW POLICE APPOINTMENT. Constable McLennan (from Cootamundra) is a new addition to the Police Force of the Federal Capital Territory. The new-comer is very much impressed with Canberra, and con templates settling down here, with his rela tions. Canberra residents wish him the best of luck, and their frank support, in his new sphere of activities, to which he is obviously suited.