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MATARANKA HOMESTEAD TOURIST RESORT (Reg.) [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
MAT ARANKA HOMESTEAD TOURIST RESORT (Reg.) II mif^ht come us :i surprise to the public to know that Matarankn llonier.toad Tourist Hesort (Re^?.) is the only tourist resort in the Northern Territory. The one place that really specializes in looking after tourists and show ing them the real Northern Terri tory — not. bitument roads. But let us toll you a little about the place, and why v,re mijurht even find you along' as one of our quests. If you ai'e passing' this 'way you should drop in. You will find a real welcome. Mataranka Homestead Tourist Kesort (Reg\) was opened as a tourist resm*t last reason. After we had seen all it had to offer we felt it was the place that southern tourists had been looking- for for years — the ideal in climate, scenery, surroundings and every thing that goes to make a real holiday. Ever since the Northern Territory was cheated people have passed within a fe\v miles of the homestead with all its beauty and never knew it existed or that it was even poss...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 26 July 1947
GF.O. WALTON j ALICE SPRINGS NORTHERN TERRITORY ICE AND AERATED WATER MANUFACTURER PROP. PIONEER REFRESHMENT ROOM P.O. Box 51 Factory Telephone No. 96 Cool Drinks ? Ice Cream ? Hoi Dogs ? 'Pasties CONFECTIONERY— only the besl brands slocked OKDKRS TAKEN FOR HOMK-MADE CAKKS After I'iclure Patrons especially catered lor : Tea, Coffee1. Coma, ^* with Sandwiches or Tonsi C. J. CASHMAN & CO. LADIES' GENTS' AND CHILDREN'S OUTFITTERS 'WE AIM TO PLEASE * ? :o: ? Additional to the numerous lines previously advertised NEW STOCKS CONTINUE TO ARRIVE Including' ? - U MARSHAL SHOES, DRESS MATERIALS, MYLADY and ADELYN FROCKS, LADIES' GENTS' and CHILDREN'S SANDSHOES We have a Wide and Extensive Range to suit ytmr requirements If its NOT on Display __ ASK FOR IT ! . ? :o : ? Agents for : ? CYCLOPS TOYS, 'CYCLAX BEAUTY PREPARATION. JOY TOYS. ? :o: ? I THE STORES WITH THE STOCKS ALICE SPRINGS AND DARWIN SUBSCRIPTION FORM .Q; ? 'CENTKALIAN ADVOCATE' Support Your Own Weekly Newspaper BECOME A SU...
RENEWAL OF LICENCES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
RENEWAL OF LICENCES The police advise that car and dog licences and licences to employ aboriginals expired on June .'SO, and must be renewed immediately. Car and dog licences can be ob tained at the police station and licences to employ aboriginals can be secured at the Native Affairs Office, Alice Springs.
THE ATHEL TREE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
THE ATHEL TREE — :o: — In our Sourvenir Copy of the '(,'entralian Advocate' and of which unfortunately wo published 1500 copies too few, we gave a description of the Athel tree which is particularly suitable for Alice Springs and the areas aimmd it that does not grow ordinary good kiiuiiu 1 reft.. uroiven mil nas proved how virile this tree is and it points out what we may be miss ing by not planting many of these in and around the Alice. ' What n glorious protection they would be to our entrance to the town on either end and what an introduction to our proposed parks. This tree grows at. a most rapid rate and soon reaches 40 to 50 feet and the shadows from these would make all the difference to Lhe Alice temperature. We hope nt the coming town meeting that this be brought to mind. We can easily raise the cost of a man for planting alone and there is little doubt that the Police Dcpavtment would allow some of the dozens of clarl^ prisoners to assist in the making of good gardens or ...
MEETING CONVENED BY MR.JOHANNSEN—AUG. 7 [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
MEETING CONVENED BY MR. JOHANNSEN_AUG. 7 Do not under any consideration forget the important meeting to be held in the Pioneer Picture Theatre at S p.m. on Thursday, August 7. This is your oppor tunity to do something progressive for your town. Try and think up all the ideas that you personally think will be for the good of Alice Springs,. together with your views on how we are to go about it to make same possible.
CENTRALIAN ADVOCATE SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1947 SITUATION IN EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
CENTRALIAN ADVOCATE SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1947 SITUATION IN EUROPE The latest overseas news is any thing but reassuring. Old Eng land is apparently in a serious position, with the dollar loan al most expended, chiody by helping her erstwhile enemies, she is now face to face with probably the most serious crisis in her long and glorious history and the situa tion is not unliko that in 1931 v hf'» Kmiuuiy McDonald had a dcbv.df! and handed over to the CoifUTvative Government. Never theless, once a depression is start ed it takes considerable time to rectify the worry and trouble it ciiuses. Still the Uritish bulldog is never seen at better advantage than when placed with his back to the wall, and the hope now of all british stock is that the silver lining is just around the corner. It is to the credit of our present Australian Government that they have rallied bravely to make the looming disaster as easy or less probable. The same can bo said of Canada, who also has responded by hand so...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
TRAVEL BY PARLOR COACH ON ... TUirS^AIL&PASSENGCR SERVICE ALICE SPRINGS __ DARWIN Departs Alice Sunday 9 a.m. Arrives Darwin S p.m. Tuesday Departs Darwin 6 a.m. Wednesday. Arrives 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 , Office. Buffalo Hall K ' ? _ I , .-? ? — ~ ? 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 EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION WITH COMFORT ABLE, SPACIOUS ROOMS AND ALL CONVENIENCES. VARIED MENU ? DELIGHTFUL MEALS CENTRAL MOTOR SERVICE D. R. Baldock and J. C. McConville Proprietors RAILWAY TERRACE, ALICE SPRINGS BOX G2 PHONE 127 ?'-?? * Authorised General Motors Dealers CHEVROLET _ OLDSMOBILE _ BUICK _ CADILLAC LA SALLE GENERAL ENGINEERING AND REPAIRS i - ? ? , Reboring, Line Boring, Oxy and Arc Welding, Tur...
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
FOOTBALL — :o: — Last Sunday afternoon the Com bined football team again played the Town team. This time, the Town team, by much more con sistent playing and better kicking, reversed the pi*evious Sunday's de cision, and won the match com fortably. Finl scores were : — Town team — , 9 goals 13 points; Combined— 4- ',' goals 11 points. .. ;? ; * ? A trophy of £1/1/-, donated by *r Mr. D. Ward for the best player, was won by M. Costello. Outstanding players were : — Town team — Costello, Peckham, Rawson, Coles; Combined — Mul- doon, Oates, Higgins, Jenkins. Mr. T. Golder was central um pire. ? A collection of £6/3/- was taken up during1 the match.
DEVELOPMENT OF AIRCRAFT CARRIER MAY BE ANSWER TO ATOMIC BOMB VALUE OF POWERFUL, MOBILE STRIKING FORCE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
DEVELOPMENT OF AIRCRAFT CARRIER MAY BE ANSWER TO ATOMIC BOMB — — ,\ji ? VALUE OF POWERFUL, MOBILE STRIKING FORCE (By a Special Correspondent) People who visited the aircraft carriers of the American Task Group 38, saw, and those who go aboard the carriers of the British Pacific Fleet which will soon arrive in Australia will see, what most naval experts regard as the most effective potential counter yet de vised against the atomic bomb age weapons. Authorities on defence are gen erally agreed that the only present means of destroying the efficacy of the atomic bomb lies in heavy direct attacks upon the sites from which it is launched or in the in terception of planes or guided missiles by which it is carried, it will travel through the air in the next Avar at greater than super suiuc »peeu, inturcepiion may prove to be a task of great difficulty. It becomes obvious therefore that direct attack upon launching sites is the counter offensive most likely to be employed. And that instrume...
SIMPSONS GAP [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
SIMPSONS GAP Simpsons Gap is one of our show spots near to Alice. Situated ap proximately 15 miles due west there is a very fair road for as far as it follows the Hermannsburf? road, at this turn-off, which ijj marked by a sitfn, one pointing to Hermannsburtf and the other to Simpsons Gap. The impression of the Gap iss, from a visitor's explanation, as follows : Starting from Alice Springs after lunch we ran along the sides of the McDonnell Range (west side), it is a good road nice ly graded giving us time to ad mire the many varied colors of the hills which are such a feature of the mountains and Alice, the coloring which is ever changing and according to the altitude of the sun gives almost fantastic varia tions. Each hill in the distance varying according to distance, from a deep blue around to an orange, with glinting variations; valleys shaded in deep blue; a clear lovely sky; green trees and thou sands of the grey .and pink galahs screeching overhead; other birds of all descri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
GF.O. WALTON ALICE SPRINGS NORTHERN TERRITORY ICE AND AERATED WATER MANUFACTURER PROP. PIONEER REFRESHMENT ROOM P.O. Box 51 ? Factory Telephone No. 96 Cool Drinks ? Ice Cream ? Hot Dogs ? Pasties CONFECTIONERY— only the best brands .stocked ORDERS TAKEN FOR HOME-MADE CAKES After Picture Patrons especially catered for : Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, with Sandwiches or Toast i ___ —^ __ __ ^_-_ — _ _____ ____ C. J. CASHMAN & CO. LADIES' GENTS' AND CHILDREN'S OUTFITTERS 'WE AIM TO PLEASE' ? :o: ? JUST ARRIVED : MEN'S GARB. LUMBER JACKETS MEN'S LEATHEPw LUMBER JACKETS MEN'S WHITE SILK FASHION SHIRTS - -' WIDE RANGE OF RIDING BOOTS Maranoa and Famous Standard Elastic-Side Cossacks, etc., in all Sizes DRESS MATERIALS LADIES' & CHILDREN'S SHOES FROCKS & UNDERWEAR ? - WE INVITE YOU TO INSPECT ? ? :o: ? ? Agents for : ? CYCLOPS TOYS, CYCLAX BEAUTY i PREPARATION, JOY TOYS. A THE STORES WITH THE STOCKS ALICE SPRINGS AND DARWIN SUBSCRIPTION FORM ? ,r\. ? 'CENTRALIAN ADVOCATE' Supp...
ROBBERIES AT ALICE SPRINGS THEFT AT GOLF CLUBHOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
ROBBERIES AT ALICE SPRINGS — :o: — THEFT AT GOLF CLUBHOUSE On Saturday night while Golf Club was hold its social dance, a vehicle belonging to Messrs. Irwin and Pugwell, parked outside the golf clubhouse, was robbed. Equipment consisting s of rifles, leather coats, etc. was stolen. As a result of police investiga tions, W. G. Buck and J. Munday were arrested and later released r- on bail totalling £50 each. Bail consisting of £25 personal secur ity and bonds to the same amount. The accused are to appear at the Court to be held on August 18, before C. K. Ward. S.M. OFFICE OF J. B. OWEN ENTERED On Wednesday night between 7.30 and 11 p.m. the office of J. B. Owen, Accountant, Todd Street, was broken into, and money to the value of £5 was stolen. Mr. Owen on the night of the robbery was operating the projection machine at the Pioneer Theoatre. On com pletion of his work there he re turned to his office and on entering he immediately noticed that his office had been broken into. The poli...
ALICE SPRINGS GOLF NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
ALICE SPRINGS GOLF NOTES — :o: — A most enjoyable and success ful social and dance was held at the clubhouse last Saturday even ing, July 2(5. Gi'eat credit is due to the organisers of this function, and events of this type add great ly to the social pleasures of the community. The proceeds were in aid of the Food for Britain Flood Relief Ap peal. Those present included : — Mr. and Mrs. D. McCormac, Mr. and Mrs. Gl McLean, Mr. and Mrs. Turnbull, Mr. and Mrs. C. Stahl, Mr. and Mrs. B. Couche, Mr. and Mrs. E.. Clough, Mr. and Mrs. S. Calder, Mr. and Mrs. C. Johnstono. Mi. and Mrs. T. Barrett, Mr. and Mrs. J. Kennctt, Mr. and Mrs. J. Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Semen, Mi1, and Mrs. Muirhcad, Mr. and ivirs. u. ^naimcrs, mr. ana rars, Wicks. Mr. and Mrs. L. Under down. Mr. and Mrs. Patterson, Mi*, and Mrs. Krantz ; Mesdames Duke, Lines, Dodd, Abberton, Pitts, Letcher, Baldock, Foster; Misses Heather Neck, Puxie Smith, Mona Minahan, Mona Johannsen, Marie and Dorothy Adamson, Pat Rose, Jill Scam...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
PERSONAL — :o:— From Mt. Cavanagh Station comes Mr. H. S. Dawkins for a trip to Alice Springs. Mt. Cavanagh Station is via the Finke and there abouts are some very progressive pastoralists. Greetings, Mr. Dawkins, sorry the Editor missed you this trip. Call in again next visit. Mr. I*. N. Bergc and patty have just returned from the Northern Tour, they report having a splen did time. Called in at Mataranka, where they shot a crocodile 6ft. 4in., and caught a snake 9ft., as well as having a good time on the lagoons and viewing other scenery. Thdh on to Berry Springs with its swimming facilities, thence to Macadam Dam, the place that water is drawn, from for Darwin, some 4(5 miles away. Here, they state is a beautiful home with bananas growing of a size larger, than any they have seen before, pawpaws, and generally a lovely garden and a wonder place indeed. Then on to Darwin. Mr. Berge is in love with the harbor. They had a trip by plane and flew over a buffalo herd of hundreds, just l...
FATAL ACCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 2 August 1947
FATAL ACCIDENT — — :u;— Ah the result of an accident on Friday, 25th July, just after 1 p.m. in Wireless Road, Dai'win, eight men were injured, five being admitted to hospital. Of these K. Trampovich died the same day and L. Cation on July 27. The men were returning with others from lunch to their places of employ ment. Tho vehicle had just stop ped near the Wireless Station and Tram povi tch had alighted when the Noonamah meat' van, driven by Edward Dowsctt (17 years of age) collided with it. The Work's vehicle was tipped over and the men thrown out. Both vehicles were extensively damaged.