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NAVY TO WITHDRAW GERANIUM Melbourne, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
NAVY TO WITHDRAW GERANIUM Melbourne, Thursday Practically the whole of the North and North-West Coast of Australia willi be left defenceless as a result of the decision . of the Navy Office to withdraw from commission the HMAS Geranium, probably in October. The Geranium has been engaged in the preparation of sur- veys of northern and north-western waters and with the withdrawal of the cruiser, work will be at a stand- still!. Naval experts declare that maps and: charts in possession of the Japanese are- much fuller and more comprehensive than those of the Aus tralian Navy. Financial, stringency is sai,d to be the reason for throwing the Geranium wut of commission.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
HEEftZO INTRODUCES A WONDERFUL TON8C The reputation of the chemists who make HEENZO, the famous cough mixture, is behind the claim that money cannot buy a better tonic than HEAN'S TONIC NERVE NUTS for enriching the blood nourishing the nerves and restoring the physical energy and nerve force of people whi. are run d.own, nervy neurotic or anaemic through overwork, worry, exhausted, nerves or poorness of blood Start today on the road to good health by taking HEAN'S TONIC NERVE NUTS-they cost only 3s. per box.-2
WIRELESS PHOTOS TO DISPLACE MORSE SYSTEM London, Monday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
WIRELESS PHOTOS TO DISPLAGE MORSE SYSTEM London, Monday The new wireless triumph re- sulting from the perfection of the high speed, super beam by which photography will displace the dot and dash system will entirely revolution- ise wireless communications. , A facsimile of the messages willi be transmitted over the ocean at 300 words a minute. Instead of the print ed words of the ordinary message the actual handwriting of the sender will1 be reproduced. The greatest secrecy is being maintained r( garding this epoch making discovery, which is a crowning triumph of patient re- search of British Radio Expt rts, in the secret laboratory at the Marconi Station at Chelmsford.
NEW PARTY OF N S W LABOUR WILL BE LED BY MR. MUTCH Sydney, Monday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
NEW PARTY OF N S W LABOUR WILL BE LED BY MR MUTCH Sydney, Monday As a'result of the defeat of the metropolitan members of the State Parliamentary Labor Party at the selection ballots, two of whom were former 'ministers, of the new party, to contest the coming elections, it will be lied) by the Ex-Minister of Ed- ucation Mr Mutch, who with 10 other ministers was recently remov- ed from the Govt, by the Premier in a humiliating manner. For ten years Mutch represented the Botany Elect- orate as Labour Member, his major- ity at the last election being ex- ceedingly great
DEPUTATIONS TO PREMIER FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY RAILWAY Townsville Friday [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
DEPUTATIONS TO PREMIER FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY RAILWAY Townsville Friday The Prime Minister (Mr Bruce) re- ceived a deputation from the Towns- ville Chamber of Commerce which asked that a railway be constructed to develop the Northern Territory and provide a'jnarket for cattle. It stated that it would reduce the cost of beef to the Eastern states and South Australia. It claimed that there is no place in Australia where a line could be constructed more cheaply. There is not a 100 sq miles of bad country o,n the whole route from Camooweal to Bourke Mr Bruce said he would receive a ¡big deputation in Brisbane next week in connection with the line and WOuV-l not say anything until then.
BOMBING REIGN OF TERROR BEGUN WIDESPREAD ATTEMPT TO SAVE CONDEMNED MURDERERS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
BOMBING REIGPJ OF TERROtt BEGUN WIDESPREAD ATTEMPT TO SAVE CONDEMNED 31URBERERS I "¡..abura te police precau iens aie bun:; f.'ken in London an., '.he chief c¡lk-y "" ¡h-- Coníinera iv¿ inst (ho S.'i'c-n a uti Vanzctti disturbances an.'1. t.:,o ..ncn-jbers of Scotland Yar.d ....; \ery active. ; ? New York Monday As the date for the exevution of Sueco and Vanzetti approaches and Counsel, for the enfonce is making frenzied last-minute attempts to effect a legal stay of procecdirgs (lie whole country is particularly nervous .under the beginning of a deliberate reign of terrorism. Var- ious outrages have been perpetrated inc'iude bombing of New York Sub- ways, bombing the home of the Mayor of Baltimore and the bombing of the Emanuel Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, the pastor of which is Prison Chaplain. Several people were kililad and many injured as a result of the bombing.
N. S. W. Parliament Dissolution Announced [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
N. S. W. Parliament Dissolution Announced Premier Lan" has announced n di?_ polution of Parliament »o take place on Septembrr 7 Nomination«! are due Sonfemher 17, Polling Day 0c»o cer 8. The white of ejrc will whip quicker and better if i pinch of «salt is ridded. Ohpvnp Walk. Ohplpoa. bo probab- ly been the home, of more men and women of eenins tl>nn any other T_io*'dnn ? rtnroue"hfflre. Amonerst them were Holman Hunt and his friend Rnsseti. who sat to him as the model for his" "Lig-hr of the World", now in St Paul's Cathedral; Whistler, who drew from the Thnmes inspiration for bis famous nocturnes; and Turner, wbos? house remains Swinburne the popt, Mrs Gaskell the biographer of the P»rr»ntef\ and Mere- dith the novelist. Here George Eliot died in 1880 after a residence of three weeks only while in Cheyne Row hard by is Carlyle's old horn«». J Petrol is excellent for cleaning all kinds of leather goods; put it on with a brush, rinse, and polish with a sofb cloth. A little lemon...
Accident to Mrs Hart at Lewin Springs [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
Accident to Mrs Hart at Lewin Springs Mrs Hart met with a painful acci- dent at 9 a.m. last Friday. She was walking from tbe house down to the waggon shed, when she slipped on a stone and severely injured fier hip. She could not walk and was in great pain. Mr Hart sent a native to the Police ar. Pine Creek, The native arrived in Pine Creek at 5 p m. Con- stable Tom Turner obtained Sunny Cox's motor truck, and with Sister Hall, who is iu charge of the Pine Creek Hospital, left for Lewin Springs. Tbe road is in a very bad slate and they did not return with Mrs Hurt till 8 o'clock tbe following morning. Mrs Hurt, is now in the hospital. Dr Kirkland has been informed und will arrive by motor quad. Meantime, Sister Hall is giving Airs Hart every attention. Mrs Hart is one of the very old identities of the Northern Territory. With Mr Hart they bmvo had long experiences. They formerly kept an Hotel at Borroloola,when that place was booming. There ü not one person who knows Mr and Mrs Hart,...
NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES m.v. KOOLINDA From West Australian Ports. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES m.v. KOOLINDA From West Australian Ports. Consignees are hereby notified that all cargo ex m.v. Koolinda will ¡be de- livered by the vessel at the ETilway Wharf Darwin. The Ship's responsibility ends when the Cargo is clear of the Ship's tackle and delivery so far as the ship is concerned will be deemed to have been taken when the cargo is clear of the ship's sides. All Bills of Lading must be pro- duced and surrendered at the office of the undersigned, all freight and charges paid, and delivery order ob- tained, and no claims against the Ship will be recognised unless lodged WITHIN SEVEN DAYS from the date of the Steamer's arrival. A. E. JOLLY & CO AGENTS.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that no SHOOTING PARTY or PARTIES is allowed on HUMPTY DOO STATION after this date. F.E.HOLMES Darwin,9th Aug.' 1927. R FRENCH PLUMBER AND SHEET METAL WOKKEK All Classes of General Plum Ding Executed. Cavenagh Street (Late W. Mettam.) IO I S3? *?. .A.« C3-- JSJÍLXJEÍJJD * SIGNWRITER, PAINTER AND DECORATOR ¿ti Large or small Contracts First Cla*s Work Only by Skilled Tradesmen Satisfaction JKsti mates Guaranteed Free ¡MmMmiâïmmwmmmmmwm^iMmM
Correspondence (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
Correspondence (To the Editor) Sir,-On July 13th (take note of ""the date, please,) I sent a copy of a letter addressed, to the Town Council, Darwin, to the Town Clerk and a second copy to the Mayor D C Watts. On the same date, I received a so caUled answer to my letter, signed, by the Town Clerk, stating that the Mayor hadj no jurisdiction in connect ion with the election of Town Councillors, and therefore was un- able to take any action in the matter He aliso stated that it was not the Mayor's intention to deal with Council business privately, and that the matter was nt>t a Council busin- ess in any way. My lietter was not laid before the Council till) July , 19th I doubt whether it would have come before them, then, but for the fact that I mentioned the matter to two of the Councillors, vprivately .asking them whether they had known anything of the letter, and whether it had) been laid before them at a Council meet- ing. Even so, the letter) was not read at a Council meeting b...
NOTICE WHALEBOAT FOR SALE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
PJOïlCE WHALEBOAT FOR SALE A ship's v, hr.le-bo«°..t belonging to Ii M A S Geranium is at present lying damaged o.n the beach near to the Residency, Darwin. The whale- boat is 26 feet long, 5 feet beam ; nd is Titled with centre-board, mast t:v.it of sails andl ether gear. Offers for axe purchase of the above will be received by this De- partment, on behalf of Commander Bennett, of H M A S Geranium,, up to 10 a.m. on Saturday next, the 13th instant. R. H. WEDDELL Government Resident Darwin, 9th August 1927.
LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION (To the Editor) Sir,,-Your issue of Friday last contains the report of police court poceedings against an Aboriginal for stealing a ring. He was employ- ed as household help by the lady from whom, he stoJe the rims which. she vaued at £3. Although the report records that the Aboriginal had no previous con- victions against him and had been employed by the lady for 12 months it does not say whether the lady asked that he »might be dealt with leniently. ' The gambling habit was the. im- pelling force behind the theft and the different aboriginals who came into possession of the ring by gam- bling . shows how strong the habit obviousliy acquired from white breth- ren-has become. This poor native with his child brain, had apparently done useful work and been trusted for at least 12 ,months and has now gone .to prison-for three months'hard labour -for stealing a ring valued at £3. 11s it too much to appeal to em- ployers of natives to give .a little more consi...
GENERAL TELEGRAMS SEND FOR DEMPSEY! SEA MONSTER CHAMPION AT GERRINGONG [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
GENERAL TELEGRAMS SEND FOR DEMPSEY! SEA MONSTER CHAMPION AT GERRINGONG A sea monster, 12 feet long, big bodied, with a bull-shaped head callled by the local fisherman a sea bear, was taken up in a fighting attitude at the Seven Mile Beach, Gerrigong. Two attempts were made to capture it for the Sydney museum by three expert deep-sea fishermen who tried to lasso it, but it turned with a roar of rage ad pursued them over rocks. While it was basking in the sun on the beach a Sydney visitor approached it with a revolver but it attacked him and he beat a retreat. An official of the Australian Museum Sydney has issued a warn- ing against getting too close to the animal as it is noted for savagery and great strength. The species are rare and valuable.
[?]-Alice Springs Railway [Newspaper Article] — Northern Territory Times — 9 August 1927
Oodnadatta-Alice Springs Railway The Federal Government has ac- cepted a tender of the Victorian Constructions Propy. for building the railway from a point 21 miles north of Oodnadata to Alice Springs, a distance of 217 miles. The cost of the work will be £695,220 apart from that of material, which will be pro- vided by the Federal Government. The original estimate for the whole job was £1,700,000.