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BROKEN CREEK GOLF COURSE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
BROKEN CREEK GOLF IIHE now golf course at: Brokent SCreek has been' laid out accordi ,in. to the specifications of Mi.' ri; Dufty, professional to the Wangaratta Golf Club, and a very' interesting tdourse la 'now ready .forplay.;r Great enthusilasm as beoen d"splayed 'by members, and an enjoyable season is 'being?looked forward to.'. . ;.he otfielal opening ceremony. will ,tMkSpIlad oi fsaturday. June 13th. V.:, ,··
Men and Events in Australian Aerial Annals. Tales of Courage and Endurance. First Aerial Tragedy The Story of Hargrave. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Men and Events in Australian .. ·. . Mfr " . .:.. . .·· -·· ·. ý .. ·. Aerial Annals. vales of Courage and Endurance. irst Aerial ragedy The Story,of Hargrav.:, Many may wonder' but. may not recall the story that surrounds the relation of Lawrence - Hargravo 'to Australian: aviation. Years before the Wright Bros., had, commenced their demonstrations that flying was prac ticable, there lived in Bendigo, a;man named Hargrave whose imagination had probably been; fired by the talen of :Jules, Verne. IHlargraves, a cabinet maker.: by, trade;. Indulged., in experi ments with: modeli aeroplanes. His eoperiments. proved; ere the twentieth century.. had- dawned, ,that.r flight was posslble. His originalt models were demonstrated , and submitted ;to the Government of the 'day, buit 'nol has oftenbeen,- the, else. '.vithgoniue, evoked only, ridicule.!' Telegraphic messages publlished ·:overseas a rwak ened interest in ?, Germanyi, and, in consequence, an' envoy was des patched to Australia," t...
AVIATION PIONEER [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
I AVIATION PIONEER Parer, of England- Austrailla filght fame, was one of tho: plOnoers of thi service In Now N i from theacoaet td' the gohiilohlsiln that. area occupy 37'n, ' com p?red':with isix weeks by native car rlers, and the saving therofore con esidrabio. 'itlr ing-ls doneiby air, ltbT?ing posbsilbo td; transport eight hores sor catlet t at'time, also motor cars. bolno igltedt into th achinOs hInt ict''o r" a dcn. dcntilynseveral cranes of 200 tons woro' carriod In numbered' sections by theeo hugo Junnker 'ilrcrnftt, with a lifting cap acity of A,. tons.
The Bundaberg Boy Romantic Bert Hinkler. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
The Bundaberg '0oy Romantio Bert .Hinkler. Perhaps' the most romantic figuro' in ,the short but colorful history of Australian aviation- is that of Hink lor. Establishing the -first solo flight recordI'fromrn England 'to Australla In 192.0;.Bort Hlinkler .accomplished ,a feat which can: never be equalled.in initiative anl - audacity .and, It. may hbe added; actual performance. Until the time' of.hls.lonely death on 'a peak in the European rAlph, Bert Hilnklor Immortallsed In song and . story ,s "the blioy from Bundaborg,"' kept ,on chloevlng remarkable things .with aeroplanoe -In various parts .. of the world. lls quiet,,, whimsical nature erideared him to all those' who had the, privilege of hIs acqunlntanlce and, In spite of. his unobtrusIve and retlring nature, Bert' Ilnkcler was of the calibre that makes men truly great In. every sense of the word. If thro s, a Valhall for airmen Hlnkler must -occupy one ' of, the thrones thereiln. ,
THEIR NAMES ARE LEGION [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
THEIR NAMES ARE LEGION . Asnnoclated with Australla'n niimo in aerial nchloveoments there are.,nameo Ruch- nH IIIrry,, hIIawker, : "FIIzr" lFraerl, Parer and Mclntonh, Flrancl h J3?rtloe, Sirh lu!hert Whlklna andl many othera mentioned- in other columns. They. anr the men who, in early days of aviatllon, when the -hzanrds were groat took their liven in their handH and accomplished deeds Which added luntro to the fair namo of their country.
ROAD AS AERODROME [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
iROAD AS AERODROME." `°In 1J2 r: IL MTKay, of that well oknofwn hlirm: of f?'?alng mi?: mlplement minnufactlurore; used .th' Sydney- road nilar' Mr'; Stolz'' irobperty an a takel off. In hlsn plane. After a .hort' run In hinM?oth, he niade a" safoe scont,.Incl* dentally dodging several trees which threatcned tto bring his' exporlmnnt to a qulck e'cndlng. '
Bleriot in Australia Melbourne to Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Bleriot in . Australia Melbourne to Sydney. It is a little known,fact that Bloerlot, tihe first man to amaze the world by flying across the English Channel, visited Australia 1n 1914. During July of that year he flow, from Mel hourno to Sydney. The performance created a furore in theli then small aviation world. Sixteen hours were occupied in the -Journey and the nowslnapers of the day recorded, somelwhat aghant, that a speed of at least sixty miles per "hour wan achieved. Tile Ilight an stated, wan accomnplilsiod In July and a return trip. was planned for September of 1914. Tho outlreak of war, however, Intorvened and the Frenchman. left these shores to join the colors of hin country which wan fighting for ,its life along the banks or the Marne. The journey that took Blerlot sixteen hours In thone.days In now nocom plished in a quartor or lenss of that opriod.
AEROPLANE REFRIGERATION [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
AEROPLANE REFRIGERK - ATION Vldo: use ,cl made _ In ' Quocenlanld ani .elaewhere for tho. conveyance ,of porlshablod?oods by air to tihe outhack. Mlaehines anre Ilttod with Ice plants, which: koep the fish ,etc. fit for I;umnan consumptionl..' Without this service, th(1 peopej in outlying places would have to live on tinned food. snd. the service hle proved itself a gold mine to the operatives.
AERIAL SURVEYS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
AERIAL. SURVEYS Lending companlieo In every :coli try to-dlay lIe the :neroplannoe n an miediu?m, fo?, pIropecting. 'I'ho coun try in which oil, goield??diver, etc. Ii nimprLted otf being, in photograph'le by the 'arlllpnotlo ohenrver, andr] on be Ing exnmined by oxpert,. 't'l can Ibe detormined by its formation . If .the metal, etc. ie det?inltely there, and no mavo the oexpenoe und time of f4ruit loHn questing In . theo e localitien. R1u sulte have proved 100o per cent. In theno experlnments.
Success of Benalla Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Success of Benalla Orchestra SMiss Mona Rahllly's orchestra sec cessfully competed in Maple's P. and A.. Parade on Sunday night through Station 3SR Shepparton, and won Its section .with.the selection "Hungarian Just Spiel." The personnel comprised:-Con ductress, Mona Rahilly; piano, Miss Ida White:; First violins, Miss Rahilli', Mrs Vaughan, Miss A. FIerris, Mesers A. Walker lsnd Soden; second violins, Mrs Reilly, Miss H. McGuinness and Mr B. Dyneson; viola, Miss L. Crim mine;: cellosi Rev. Kennedy and Miss R. Gawley;! flute, Mr Gerald O'Hall oran; saxophone; Mr Jack Lane; First cornet, Mr J., Burns and second cor net, Mr R: Gawley: euphonium, Mr A. Fraser: castanets and triangle, Mr Ginnifer; side drums, Mr Jenkins. GOOD, ONC*RT ORCHESTRA. "Criticuil' of the "Listener In" com menting opn their performance said: "There could' id' no tw6d'bilnlonns re garding the superior musical and en tertainment quality of Miss M. Rahillly's orchestra from Benalla, over the other' two .Instrumenta...
The Aerial Destiny of Benalla Men Who Have Shaped It. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
The Aerial Destiny of Benalla Men Who Have Shaped It. To-morrow's pageant will be the Cllmax of many years of tlr-mlnded= ness on the part of men of Benalla. Foremost among those who 'have shaped the future of lenalla in the aviation world Is Mr It. Stewart. It was through his original efforts in 1026 that the present area of ground was secured for an ncerodrome: and, In the twelve years that have elhpsed since then, the :forward strides in the work have. been great. For Mr Stew art to-morrow means the' "ultlmn thule"' of many. years' of endeavor to create' in the collective puiblic mind of Benalla 'an 'awareness' of the'-posal hilitie of aviation arid the' certainty of its importance in"thoe yars ahead.
VEGA GULL IMPORTED FOR BUSINESS HOUSE FITTED WITH FIRST SMALL CONSTANT-SPEED AIRSCREW SEEN LOCALLY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
VEGA GULL IMPORTED FOR BUSINESS HOUSE FITTED WITH FIRST SMALL CONSTANT-SPEED AIRSCREW SEEN LOCALLY. CARRYING the company's tradl tional color scheme of red, yellow and black, a new Percival Vega Gull monoplane, imported by the Shell Company of Australia Limited, was erected recently In the Essendon workshops of Ansett Airways Ltd., andflight tested by Mesnre F. N. Wright and H. C. Owen, two of the Shell Company aviation officers. This Vega Gull, as yet unnamed, seats three passengers and pilot. Cruising at an easy 150 miles an hour, It is, with one exception, the fleetoest aeroplane at present used In the Commonwealth for executive transport and Inspection purposes. The really Interesting feature of this particular Vega Gull; and one which cannot be shown to advantage In the accompanying Illustration, Is the special "1000 size" Do Havlland iamilton controllable.-pitch metal airacrew arranged for .constant-spced operation. There Is no other Installation at present In Australia featur...
NATIONAL INSURANCE ITS EFFECT ON HOSPITAL CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
NATIONAL INSURANCE ITS EFFECT ON HOSPITAL CASES. AT the meeting of the committee of the VWangaratta.- District Base Hospital, last week,," reference was made to the offect of national incur once on hospital- maintenance costs. Discussion arose through a letter from the Hospital. Benefits Associa tion which, stated' that the proposed hill made no provision , for hospital fees or hospital treatment, but might relieve the number of out-patients. It was suggested that.'! 'the Hospital Boneflts Anebclatlori' should continue Its work, and become. an approved society under theo,eheme. tCMr C. L. McViliey, inspector of charltls, wrote to- the effect that hospital treatment had not oeen broughtilnto the scheme and he wondered why' this was so. The Commonwealth "authorities were asking what amount' of hospital ser vice wae available, and he counselled against' any hospital' service without some definite recompense. Mr J. W. Chadwick (secretary), oaid thatt It would appear that under the schem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
IBIG ..... r geantaL TO0-MORROW [Saturday] BY J. ROYAL AUS"tRALIAN AIR FORCE ROYAL VICTORIAN AERO CLUB AND PRIVATE PLANES £30 'Aerial Derby Sensational Parachute Jump S ADMISSION- Gents 2/, Ladies 1/6 Children 6-16 years, 6d; under 6, Free. RAILWAY EXCURSION FARES r uol uaoi n u " memae " nmie neInuaeoe:rne u mweel tmna amee..a narn i , g IIIIIOI(MIIIIIMJ?IllIIIMIMflmlin1lnutmll0Mlflilqi nmIIIf ?il r A REMINDER WHY HAVE BROKEN BRICKS IN YOUR FIREPLACE USE ONE OF OUR FIRE GRATES to Save Work ALSO MANY OTHER WINTER LINES TORCHES BATTERIES LANTERNS ELECTRIC LIGHT GLOBES: RABBIT TRAPS AND NETS CARTER & CO. CARRLER STREET.' BENALLA *omiesomneelrnueleamuenmanmmeornmnonuameeaeer mlntinmnuolmnevmnmeunueg Smart shoes "Stamp" A Man. By purehasing footwear here you can enjoy the bet at moderate ltrated s a model available In lack, dark tan, or black patenst, edlnm or pointd tee. We uaraates au ewear -r Fatr Westr or a New Pat,." NELSON'S BOOTERY 104 BrIde. Street, BENAI.A. Pbh.. lee. W...
Goorambat Fancy Dress Ball [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Goorambat Fancy Dress Bail THE Goorambtt branch of the C.W.A. celobrated Empire Day by holding a juvenile fancy dress hall at night, it being well attended. .Deplte the fact that there were many other counter attractions, . quite a:i number of children appeared in fancyl" dressc and the Judge?-Mrs: Clarkoe '.of St. James, Mrs Allan Cameroni of Deov-' enish,.and Mr Hiscock?;of -Benalla had a difficult task In' deciding where the prizes ehould bo awarded.-How ever their d6cl?onn, met'with the ap proval of all, and the youngsters had a very happytime. The White Star Band from Dov enish supplied. the muelc. , ' The following -l a Ilt of Home of the prize wlnners:-Rocn Wallace arid Betty Melklo,. Scotch; Highlanders; Bob Foldtiann, an. -*18th Century Gentleman; ~. Eatello i: Foldtmann, Twinkle;. Twinkle Liftloe Star:; iDonald Sharp,' Best; aSutalned Sailor: Bruce Wallaco, Most .:Original * Boy; Oladys Hooper, Beet Dreased Girl under school ageoi Ronald Cooper, Bohlnson Crusooe; Muriel Ke...
Finalising The Day's Arrangements. The Committee's Huge Task [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Finalising The Day's Arrangements. The Committee's Huge. Tasi At last Tuesday evening's final meeting of the general executive for the pageant, the magnitude of the task undertaken by the Ben alia sub-branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. in staging the pageant, was most apparent, and its successi is un.-,, doubted. The amount of work entailed. be hind the scenes, as it were, cannot always be readily discerned by` the outside public which, coming. to the event, enjoys itself and then, perhaps, forgets the continuity' of honorary effort that has been made by the or ganisers in order to make that enjoy mont.possible. :,Through the efforts of the Returned Soldiers, In making this event pos lble, Benalla has become air-minded. The pageant to-morrow, : besides pro viding ;the opportunity for . pleasure, Ineldontally; is an:occasion whlch has a,profound educational value: Devel opment df avlatloit from. the cites.to Imporitant '.provincial centrese, has, riatuially, boeen gradual, but -lit has noC r...
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL,. -AIRWAYS SINCE the commencement of its operations in 19886, Australian National Airways have flown- a total of over. 4,000,000 miles on regular ser vices and have carried over 50,000 passeongers In addition to large quan titles of freight and mall. The principal services operated by the company are .those linking all Australian capital cities on which Douglas D.C. 2 and D.C. 8 airliners, ,recognised throughout-the world as the moot up-to-date and comfortable passenger aeroplanes, are in use. These services operate betwen Ade-° laide and Perth three times weekly. Adelaide and Melbourne daily, Mel bourne and Sydney.twice daily and from Melbourne to Launceston and Hobart daily, in addition to which Airlines of Australia Ltd. conduct a daily service between Sydney and Brnlpane with the' same types of machines. In addition to this, Inter-capital net work, A.N.A. operate services be tween Sydney and Melbourne via Canberra and Wagga; Melbourne to Kerang and Mildura; M...
Pilots Visiting Benalla for The Pageant. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 3 June 1938
Pilots Visiting Benalla for Th Pageant: reprosent ia the Rioyal Auntralian. Air Force who. will viaslt brialla (or: the air pageain Squadron; -eader, A: ;M :'Charle; worth, A.FP.q(No. I iBombor) Senior Squadron rInthe RnAA;1. Or iginally trpl' the Army1 whero ie wna champlont athltef for: seveai a eare Awarded othe Ahlr`r.`,ir rce?; Cresii in 1?9?33 for workido in Northern Aoplrala Did , poci klbtt'photographl coorse" Ili England for rotJ yoear,'.l1935;'..:::. %] Flying Offi ;A:cer soe.. (No. bomber).-l Memberl qf : neiaulistl ;team at R:A..F rag ?ennt; Irlemington, 9/4/38 alsob dti 'Instditoi and u.h ilu event.'Now Cormmanilint c" Flight of No. 1 Squadron.:' ....:; : lyitn Officer: B. hA;IEaton Efse (No IDomber) ommanding A'A`-I Fiight 9/4/38.s Prominhent idur iehosurn 1racing motorist in S. ". l" tently .;mnried. Pilot-Officer A.,' V.! osphin:(N = ltomber) -tecent' graduato'e l:l frqmri IPoint Cook right iing for HR.AA Srugby team. Member of ,Queensclift (N.s.W.)Surfir Llf .Saving...