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CAMP NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
CAMP NOTES (By "Gleaner.") i , . . _ i. ._ _,i I note the plantations are being removed piecemeal to decorate the tables of residents. Would the Commission please furnish each re sident with a pair of pruning shears so that they will not have to break the branches off? White Cit}' is to get a tennis court which means that the camp site may be con sidered a permanency. How about Scott's and No. 41 Northbourne Camp has one man who should be in the Philharmonic Society. He can play a fiddle. Some of the residents of Riverbourne are moving to higher ground. I wonder if they expect another deluge.-. Cricket pitches are multiplying fast. Have noticed that new ones have recently been laid down at White City, Causeway, Capitol Hill, Eastlake, Northbourne, and South Ainslie. Will the Commission please whitewash the butts of the trees and the stumps that we have to scramble through to get to the Ains lie Trademen's Mess nowadays? Residents at the new camps at Ainslie «ind Russell would like t...
FEDERAL FOOTBALL CLUB CELEBRATION DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
?HM-MI»»II M- *M- ««^p«||-«»-m-.W~|t)c»|»i~-»Hp-!,»?-11»^-D»^-(I FEDERAL FOOTBALL CLUB CELEBRATION DANCE. A large muster of enthusiasts and support ers of the Federal Football Club attended a dance held at the Causeway Hall on Friday, 10th September, to celebrate the winning of the Federal Territory Football Premiership (Australian Rules) hy the Federal Football Club. The arrangements at the dance were splendidly adjusted, and in a simple and en tirely effective manner. Arbuckle's Band pro vided a very generous programme for up wards of 200 dancers. Mr. H. R. Buxton, the president of the club, was ably assisted by Mr. Yandell, the hon. secretary, and an energetic committee. Not the least contributing personality making for success was the genial M.C. work of Mr. Jerry Dillon; in particular, the latter's judgment of the waltzing competition called- tor high encomiums. The "Judgment of Paris" must, by comparison, have been quite child's play ni the selection of such peerless competito...
SPORT AT CANBERRA FUTURE REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
SPORT AT CANBERRA FUTURE REQUIREMENTS. With the transfer of large numbers of Com monwealth Parliament and Public Servants from Melbourne to Canberra next year, there is no doubt that all branches of sport at thc federal Capital will receive a considerate fillip. With a view to making adequate provision for the new-comers, statistics have been pre pared indicating the range of recreation in dulged in by them. These have been tabulated as follows: Tennis. 273 Cricket.. 166 Golf. 131 Swimming .. .. ,. 113 Bowls. 83 Football. 72 Total. 838 As far as football is concerned, it may be safely assumed that the large majority of those who have indicated preference for the winter pastime are devotees of the Austra lian game. Eighty-one Civil Servants did not state their preference in recreatiom
DISTRICT ACTIVITIES MOLONGLO [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
DISTRICT ACTIVITIES &nbsp; MOLONGLO The weekly dances held at the local hall are continuing to prove most successful, and various worthy institutions in the community are benefiting áccórdingly. The district asso- ciation recently donated £2 15s to the Tennis Club for the purpose of purchasing a new net. A large crowd attended the dance on 25th September, and this proved the most popular of our Saturday night dances yet held. The usual dance was not held last week on account, of the holiday week-end. Good progress is being maintained with re- pairs to the tenements. &nbsp; Residents consider that the open space be tween the post ornee and the tenements gives a somewhat bleak outlook on life, and that judiciously planned afforestation in this locality would prove a boon to residents, and give some very necessary shade during the summer months. With the great activity in cricket in other districts, one is at a loss to understand why Molonglo does not put a good team in...
EX-SOLDIER PASSES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
EX-SOLDIER PASSES. all soldiers will regret to learn of the pass- ing of Percy W. Windham, whose death oc- curred at the Canberra Hospital on Monday, 27th September. The Canberra Sub-Branch of Returned Sol- diers, in conjunction with the Limbless Sol- diers' Association, carried out the funeral ar- rangements with military honours. Padre Ward, Anglican minister, officiating at the church and graveside, gave a very impressive service. The coffin draped with the Union Jack, was borne to that beautiful little ceme tery situated in one of Canberra's most pic- turesque spots. The returned soldiers who attended were Mr. R. Rowe, hon. secretary Returned Soldiers League Sub-Branch; W. Hunt, Limbless Sol- diers' Association; P. McNamara, R.S.L. and others-also mates from the camp in which he resided. The late Mr. Windham had paid the penalty of the loss of a leg in the great war, and was a member of the famous 12th Bat talion. The whole of the Diggers in the Territory express their deepest s...
CAUSEWAY [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 October 1926
CAUSEWAY Our suburb has been very quiet lately, everyone working and enjoying the finer weather. The Philharmonic operatic concert was greatly appreciated by all, and the news of Mr. Mowles departure comes as a severe &nbsp; shock to all patrons of good music. The local members of the Society are loud in their praises of the services rendered by him-he created the. orchestra and chorus almost from raw material in the course of a few months, and it is felt that no one can fill the posi tion so well ash. Good luck to Mr. Mowle &nbsp; wherever he goes. We aresorry to have to report Mr. Max &nbsp; well in hospital with pleurisy, but he is do ing well, and will be home in a few days. Mr. Bidgwell is home from hospital, but it will be a few weeks before he can work again. &nbsp; &nbsp; The cricket and tennis clubs are about to commence operations and look forward to some good contests. We congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Wallace, living in Main Street, on ...
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS AGENTS AT CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
CANBERRA COMMUNITY NEWS AGENTS AT CANBERRA. During the past month several residents have reported difficulty in securing copies of our October issue. In order to obviate any difficulty in the future, a complete list of agents for the "News" at Canberra is given hereunder. The Editor would be glad to hear of any district where difficulty is experienced in obtaining copies, so that an agency may be established forthwith. List of Agents, Ainslie Hotel.-At Office. Ainslie Camp.-W, Waller. Bachelors' Quarters.-At Canteen. Capitol Hill.-W. A. Mcculloch. Causeway.-A. G. Parr, 42 Causeway. Commission Offices.-E. H. Handley,- Secre tary's Department. Daniels, No, 1 Camp. M. Byan. Eastlake.-Post Office. Eastlake.-R. J*. Dunne (News Agency). Eastlake.-Printers ' Mess. Eastlake.-Garage (P. Jolly). Eastlake Camp.-J. Kindleyside. Hotel Canberra.-At Enquiry Office. Molonglo. Post Office. Northbourne Camp.-L. H. B. Lasseter. Red Hill Camp.-Don. Smith. Red Hill Mess.-M. Wakefield. Riverbourne Camp.-...
SPORTS FEDERATION [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
SPORTS FEDERATION The "naicest" sporting bodies at the Capital convened À meeting with objective grand in view. They decided that no longer would their seience be demeaned By any Rugby "rough and tumble" crew. The Rural Precepts Football League the invi tations sent A noble federation to create; And delegates impeccable from sports selected went, At their task of. worthy '4uplift" quite elate. There were Yigaro exponents, there were Jolly Miller Kings, And top-notch hop-scotch artists in their pride, And the devotees of croquet vied with Kissers in the Bings, Whilst 4'Bounders" experts would not be denied. The Chairman rose and cleared his throat, and thus addressed the throng: "O Ladies, and O Gentles, mark me well! How long now must we suffer I Yea, I ask you all, how long, The reptile who within our midst doth dwell. "The object of this meeting is ourselves as one to band Against a lawless body we can name, Whose adhérente are too stupid for their minds to understand The playing ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
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ENTERTAINMENTS TAX [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
LES* ¿tic-tyfóft C*NB«Mft JM-K\ ? ENTERTAINMENTS TAX We have been requested to draw the atten tion of all persons and organisations leasing any of the various halls in Canberra for dances, socials, concerts, etc., to the fact that such persons and organisations must strictly comply with the provisions of the Entertain ments Tax Assessment Act. It is particularly desired to draw attention to Regulation 4 (4), which provides that "Any owner, lessee, or other person for the time being in possession of, or having the control of premises in which is held an en tertainment (at which 2/6 or more is charged for admission), not duly registered in accord ance with these [Regulations, shall be guilty of an offence. Penalty £50.n It will therefore be necessary in cases where 2/6 or more is charged for admission, for evidence of such registration to be for warded to the Social Service officer, Canberra, before permission can be given for the hall or premises to be used for the holding of such en...
DOWN EASTLAKE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
DOWN EASTLAKE WAY When Canberraitis sears the soul And everything seems gray, There's sunshine "round the corner" sure, A guaranteed and lasting cure, Down Eastlake way. There's shops with windows good to see Aglow with fabrics gay, To cheer the heart and please the eye, Of every lucky passer-by, Down Eastlake way. And what is more, you'll find a peace Which, like the sunshine's ray, Dispels the gloom, and ousts the blues, And gives a fellow healthier views, Down Eastlake way. There's Friendship for the sore at heart, A grip when troubles weigh, That bucks you up, and lifts the load, And sends you siuging 'long the road, Down Eastlake way. -J.McR.D.
BACHELORS' BUTTONS (Devoted to the Interests of Residents at the Bachelors' Quarters.) [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
BACHELORS' BUTTONS (Devoted to the Interests of Residents at the Bachelors' Quarters.) The kitchen is NEARLY finished. Daffodil would like morning tea served in his room. Tom Fleming could attend to this simple comfort. ir A piano has been purchased out of the pro ceeds of the concert. Another concert was sug gested at a general meeting. The suggestion was wisely laughed at and ruled out of order. ir A massed meeting was held recently, where no end of complaints were fired at the House Committee, particularly the raising of the tariff, and the serving of raw carrots. Why doesn't the House Committee see that morn ing tea is served and the boys' boots cleaned? Happy Hawkins has been elected to the House Committee, so things should improve. ir Since Captain Cook returned from his long holiday in Melbourne he is very silent. How ever, we all repoice to know that he is to be re-submitted in twelve months' time. ir Cyril Courtney has bought a brand new 11 Singer ' ' oar, and it looks very...
THE FEDERAL CAPITAL "PIONEER " NOW IN MAGAZINE FORM. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
THE FEDERAL CAPITAL " PIONEER " NOW IN MAGAZINE FORM. The first issue of the Federal Capital "Pioneer" in new magazine form was pub lished on 15th October last. The magazine is to be devoted mainly to matters of his torical interest, as the editorial states, "fea turing incidents in the lives of Australians of the past, worthy of remembrance. ' ' The first number contains some splendidly written articles from the pens of eminent his torians, such as Henry Selkirk, F.E.A.H.S., Captain J. H. Eaton (President of the Boyal Australian Historical Society), J. A. Fergu son, M.E.A.H.S., and Victor Cohen. Mr. A. K. Murray, the editor and proprie tor, is to be congratulated on the general ex cellence of the first number of the "Pioneer*9 magazine, which should do yeoman service to wards giving Canberra further publicity, and encouraging a loyal Australian sentiment. o
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
E. H. HARVIE, B.D.S. Dental Surgeon CAMPBELL'S PHARMACY, EASTLAKE. Phone, Canberra 15. MISS G. A. PAUL, A.S.C.M., L.S.C.M., F.S.C.M. GOLD MEDALLIST ! TEACHER OF MUSIC i EASTLAKE Î --»«---.»«-««-««-.»-««-»«-»-««.--HI« ---"-----*-"-"-f«-rn- II M II n _ M_ CATERING i Your next Dance or Social will receive ! the Best Attention by ! R. J. THORNHILL J Canberra's Fresh Food and Dairy ¡ Produce Specialist. j MISS I. E. KERMODE A.L.C.M., L.L.C.M., T.D.L.C.M. Cert. Pianist, S.C.M. honours Medal list. Grade 1, Conservatorium, Piano. Grade 3, Conservatorium, Theory and Harmony. Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory. Pupils prepared for all Colleges. Studios: Pres. School Hali, Queanbeyan, and Eastlake. Address: Box 16, P.O., Queanbeyan. w. T. TUCKER, Solicitor, Etc. QUEANBEYAN. Trust Funds to Lend Phone 254. Ï
BOWLS [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
«? ll »». ll i «InT» MIHI M"I I IM ??H'M" I 1 M-Ml W-M -I I »»--»»-»».-»»| BOWLS (By "Jack.") i The completion of the formation of a Bowl 1 ing Club, to be known as the "Canberra V Bowling Club," has now been effected, and, i if the enthusiasm displayed at the general .5 meeting of intending players held at the Social Service Building, Acton, on 27th Octo ber, 1926, can be accepted as a guide, there is a great future in Canberra for this most enjoyable and healthful pastime. The meeting was well attended, whilst apologies were received from a number of in tending players who were regretfully unable to be present. It was announced that the Federal Capital Commission "had " agreed to permit th? _Club to use the green at_ Hotel Canberra for a period "of one year, in con sideration of the payment of £2 10s per member by the Club, and subject to certain conditions, one of which was that the Club would, when required, make available a por tion of the green for casual players who were not ...
CAUSEWAY HALL BOOKINGS FOR NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 November 1926
o - CAUSEWAY HALL BOOKINGS FOR NOVEMBER. Mon., Nov. 1.-R.A.O.B.Meeting Tues., Nov. 2.-G.U.O.O.F. (Mr. J. A. Jaggar) Meeting Wed., Nov. 3.-Rialto Pictures Fri, Nov. 5.-Causeway CC. Dance (W. Lee) Dance Sat., Nov. 6.-Rialto Pictures Mon., Nov. 8- R.A.O.B.Meeting Tues., Nov. 9.-U.A.O. Druids (Mr. P. J. Turnell).Meeting Wed., Nov. 10.-Rialto Pictures. Thurs., Nov. ll.-Canberra Fire Brig. Rec. Club (Mr. P. F. Douglas) Box. Contests Fri., Nov. 12.-3rd Canberra Boy Scouts Dance Sat., Nov. 13.-Pictures Mon., Nov, 15.-R.A.O.B.Meeting Tues., Nov. 16.-G.U.O.O.F. (Mr. J. A. Jaggar).Meeting Wed., Nov. 17.-Rialto Pictures Thurs, Nov. 18.-Canberra Burns Club Concert Sat., Nov. 20.-Rialto Pictures Mon., Nov. 22.-R.A.O.B.Meeting Tues., Nov. 23.-U.A.O. Druids (P. J. Turnell).Meeting Wed., Nov. 24.-Rialto Pictures Thurs., Nov. 25-Canberra Fire Brig. Re Club (Mr. P. F. Douglas) Wrestling Contests Fri., Nov. 26.-Westlake S.S. Assn. (Mr. L. Dwyer).Dance Sat, Nov, ' 27.-Rialto Pictures