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The Lonely Sentinel CONTROL OFFICER D. A. CAMERON. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
The Lonely Sentinel CONTROL OFFICER D. A. CAMERON. Never levinlg hIll pnH thlroughout thle entirl'e pnRgeant, Air ' ). A. Cameron, conltrol ~loleerl fronl the l ncnendon Aerodromllll e, remnlnlIled on the jol in the conltrol tower until darknlnl had flillen nitl the Ilnt IlslHonger itmtchino htlo dimmed its riding IItlgtht for the night. iL ntelonelm n' loniely piost lup thllre, on rr Illlltfltl'l I ellelllllell J)Y tI tIi tI·I)1Illlh t in La pltlLforttl enclod by a lllt rtrlnl n? with Ii signal ilgun, . cllamp tool nnd a faithfl l old lIttle for l cllompany. 'T'hroilugh tile hourll'H tie tIell of tile lgnaltli g gllg n winkell uncllltsingly Its all-cleanr? lndl Its wurnings against piotible danger and il the red gtlobet 0lr onting tlheC tower chatteringt IIlently In norl'l to the i troplllnnes.t It wIH' one of those inportantll tnllkl cntlletrl out fatllhfullyt 1111ni well rby ai Imlln bIehlnld the alCOnR, lanld withoutll whionl ehlunI might n Leasly ihave renil-" (od. The value of...
"ENSIGN" SOUVENI[?] [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
"ENSIGN' SOUVENI'. Conkratllllory rnrrrence was manlo to the spHeolnl medilon of "Theo E'nHign" last week, which took the form of the olflclal pIiitrogrnmlno anll mouvonir of thl event. Conmtautlniig nmny photo grnlaph and irticles dealellng with the vNrloou phanse of aviation In Ans trnlln telo iHmc fittingly coimmomor ated .thl o(iiesion. There are Htlll ionmo cople t of thi edlition avallahle lir.l thcno mny he had free upon ap plcentlon to.'"rho Enslgn": omnco. '1'7 ":7r:? .:'; :i ?'i:''i ' .
TEACHERS MEET GROUP CONFERENCE AT BENALLA [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
TEACHERS MEET GROUP CONFERENCE AT BENALLA A GROUP meeting of_, teachers of - the Bonalla district wans held at the lDenalla Moant sch'ol' on Friday afternoon. last. There were about 30 teachern present to disicuea' and ex- change ideas on the teaching of vari oun subjects of the curriculum. A very interesting and helpful talk on the method of teaching composl tion was given by Mr. P. Cullen, an slstant master at the IBenalla East school, Talks were'alno given by Miss M. Bradshaw (Benalla 'West), on Infant Room Reading, and by Miss L. Cum mins (Benalla East) on Rhythms to Infants. Mr R. Wright, head teacher of the Goorambat School, struck a new and modern note with his talk and demon strationr on Visual Education. ·Mr T. Malone, head master of the Benalla Eant School, made a very capable chairman. The vipitors.were entertained at afternoon tea by teachers of the local schools.
Two Popular Police Officers Farewelled REPRESENTATIVE GATHERING AT MEMORIAL HALL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
Two Popular Police Officers fareweled REPRESENTATIVE GATHERING AT MEMORIAL HALL Sergeant Kennedy, who has been promoted to the rank of Sub Inspector, and Detective Toner, both of whom have been transferred from SBnelle, were the guests of honor at a big farewell evetqing at, the Memorial Hall 'on Tuesday last. Personal tributes were paid by; professional, business and sporting men, all of whom regretted the departure of two worthy police officers and citizens. The chair was occupied by Mr R. 3. Murray'and the guests of honor were seated on his right, with Superinten dent O'Mullane and Sub-Inspector KearseO. - TOAST OF PARLIAMENT. The gathering opened with the usual toast of the King, after. which the toast of the, State, Parliament, coupled with the name ,of Mr F. A. Cook, M.LA. was entrusted to Mr Morrison. In doing sob, Mr Morrison said that everyone everyone appreci ated the good work which the State Parliament was doing, but members might agitate for relief for, motorists in' th...
COURSING SUCCESS OF LOCAL DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
COURSING SUCCESS OF LOCAL DOGS. :AT Harold Park, N.S.W., on Satur day evening last, Great Austra Ilan Lassie; owned by Mr Con Harrlp of-Benalla, was a successful competi tir; It also 'won at Wollongong, MNS.W., a few days previously. Jean Footsteps, owned by Mr Pore Vicary, gained a second at :-Harold Park-.he same evening, and was also s:.-iicessful 'at" Wyongi N,f,W., during IjI9wqeek,, -
THERE WAS HUMOUR IN THE AIR [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
1 WAS: HUMOUR ' 1TH THEW MR.ý4 ' Here qnad there, connected with in cidents inseparable .to aon. occasion tuch as' this pageant,. were ?:littl points of humor. The youngsters. of the Air Forc were facetious whenaDMr Augensen had some trouble. with the Voeiy gun. He was using a Civil Aviation Board gun, and. once, lt're fuqed to explode.' ?It might h.. wqrseo' remarlked one of the'Air "F6rce - "it You had been using one belonging to our crowd." t. Of, course thereo.?as the 1inevitable lost ,mall boy. •'When appealing for the bdy'f pnarentx'dto cone:to the oflh dial enclosure, and no response was made, the announcer over the micro phone aroused some ': 'leughter, when ho 'said' "Surely this lad has a father somewhere " ' One, of tlhe Demons was giying a bit ofdifflculty, in starting, thq crowd qifered some helpful suggestions bult one of tho Air =Force ekpreseed his colilngs in no uncertain Australian manner:. , "Ve'll be :windina this .. for. the rest':of our lives.". 'The next momen...
17 'Planes Inaugurate Benalla's Airport with Grand Pageantry. Link in Chain of Night Airports from Perth to Brisbane. 6,000 Witness Opening Ceremony and Pageant [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
ful l [ i i * '* *** '1 *'* · ** r . " * ^ .- - --' · **; *" *- .· .· * *~-. * . . .^ Stna n B eean UAA l o. rt th ryX~z Link in Chain of Night Airports from Perth to .Brisbane. S6,00:Q Witness Opening Ceremony and Pageant VIEW OF THE 'DROME FROM THE CONTROL TOWER DURING THE CEREMONY. : . : History- was made in no uncertain manner last Saturday when, as a: climax to years of endeavour, Benalla's airport was inaugurated and ; declared "a, haven for all aeroplanes." Comptroller-General of Civil Aviation, Captain E. C. Johnston, D.F.C., performed the ceremony before 6,000 people and thus put the seal upon the status of Benalla .as an important unit in the vast system of airports .:??spanning the Australian continent from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific O.i ; ;:-;':Ocean---an. airline of greater length than any other in the world. y* THE.ACHIEVEMENT . S.There; y bbe tlmes;.when the `tre mendous cost' of man's coniiuest' o the aiiris:cornelderedrto .be too: great Hoiwevel, it mrusl '?b-i...
GOORAMBAT C.W.A. BIRTHDAY PARTY ON 7th JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
GOORAMBAT C.W.A.' BIRTHDAY PARTY ON 7th JULY. THE , oorambat, branch of, the CW.A held Its monthly meeting last Thursday afternoon when there tvas a large attendance including seV kral new members. There was quite a lot of discusslon coricerning. the birthday party,.whlch will take place on 7th July. Mrs Tre win volunteered to :nmake ' the cake, -and the usual list of invitations will e nt was decided to hold the flower show on 6th October. Udre Ham said'she would make.the O.W.A. gift box, and the judging 'of which will take place In Goorambat it the August conference. Members are still knitting for. the after-care comforts, . quite a pile of squares being handed in.. Owing to health reasons in her hone;, Mrs Day had to abandon the Idea of attending the conference being held in Melbourne this week, and Mrs H. Wallace was elected in her place. Mesdames H. Wallace, E. Ham and R. Davis served a dainty afternoon tea.
DOOKIE COLLEGE REPORT FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
DOOKIE . COLLEGE REPORT FOR MAY. THf PErrincipal of Doolio l Agricul tural College; o, r A. C. :Droiver manni, reportsthfat no rain' has?,beo registered up ,to the 2ith of May, A'nd Uinless good soaking rainsa fall wiithin th: next ' week:o'two the outlook will; bei derious r .lold work o~obeeri llmltel. the chil'ef ?Oliraetios,conlsting _ of-" the. 'seedingf of oafis and barley, Whilst 358, acres of fallow were harrowed 'and, 40 acres of stubble ditced. The total area sowni'nto date consists of 45 acres of Cnpo.bdirley, 30 acres.of pens for ellhgi,. 45i acres of oati. for graz ing, and 31" acres of oatsl for hay and graln. 'T1f?o seeding' : o, wheat," 'is usually done at the College from the first week in liMay ?to the end 'of the flrst week in,`Junoe, but owing., to the' dry conditions? prevailing this will not he done "until aftir. rain falls,, thls giv, Ing ra good oplportunity .to clean the land before sowing. Ilores are in i good conditlon. and all drafught liorjes have been c...
CONCERT AT THOONA IN AID OF HALL FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
CONCERT AT THOONA IN AID 'OF HALL FUNDS. MJEMBERS of the Benalla Musical - Society, visited Thoona on Tues • dnsevenlng lant,'?and gave an enjoy-' able concert in aid iof the hall funds. There was a' large and, appreciative audience; and the various performers pore 'enthusiastically received. At' the conclusion of the evening, Cr. 3. E. Bowdern thanked the' artlsts for staging, such an enjoyable and suc cessfUl function In' aid -of the local 'hall. ,Mr McKersie'ackno*ledged .the sentiments expressed by' Cr.' Bowdern. SThe programme was as. follows: piano solo, Mrs Hope:; song,: Mr D. Smith, "'Youth" (encore) "Don t Mind jorrow";. dance,. Miss'K. Perkins (on core); : musical ?::monologue, Mrs McKersle, "I Woor Afrald" (encore); vocal duet, Misses B.: and .8:'Say, "Waterlllles" (encore) "Going to the Fair"; song, Mr" McKersle, "Ship mates", (encore) "Sylvia"; song, Miss V. Drummond, "Dream eBoat" (encore) "Twinkle In Your Eye"; song, :Miss LII. Crimmins,' "Danny Boy'" (encore)' '"Bmil...
GOOMALIBEE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
GOOMALIBEE NEWS The dance and conceait in aid of the Wangaratta Hospital' which was re ported in the "Ensign" for the' 21st Inst., has at the request of the Wan' garatta performers, been altered to the following night, Wednesday, 22nd. The committee is working hard to make the enteitainment 'a* success and a large crowd is expected. Foxes are playing havoc among the young lambs. It Is thought that they are coming down from the hills. Tho' eagles have." made their ap. pearance again.' Two very large ones are to be seen dally, and as a conse quence young turkeys are menaced when they go far afield,
VISUAL EDUCATION IN A RURAL SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
,VISUAL EDUCATION IN A RURAL SCHOOL LAST Frlday night at the Gooram bat 'School an opportunity was taken to demonstrate modern methods of education to a gathering of about sixty. persons. A film projector, on loan (rom thy Society of Visual Edu cation, showed the latest advance in teaching aids. The lecture and demonstration were delivered by the head teacher, Mr Ron Wright, who endeavored to show the progress from the old days. to present times. The alms of the school have changed, so that more Import ance Is given to training children in using their leisure time. Old methods have been scrapped and edu cation is now taking advantage of -scientific inventions which make learning more effective and Interest Ing. A truly, modern rural school should have a Young Farmers' Club, an attractive library, a wireloss set, and film projector. . Film projectors are' being used ex tensively. In -other, countries, but in Australia, .Victoria is well behind New South Wales and South Aus tralia. In...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND PATRONAL FESTIVAL TRINITY SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
CHURCH OF ENGLAND PATRONAL FESTIVAL TRINITY SUNDAY. -THE ,Patronal Festival- of Holy Trinity Church.will be observed' on Sunday next (Junol 12th), being Trinity. Sunday. The distinguished visitor and special preacher. for the day this year will "be the Rt.--Rev, Blshop R.- Stephen,, i.D, who was formerly,;the Blahop of Tasmania, and until his retirement, of Newcastle. : Opportunity Isailways taken to In vite some outstanding figure In the church' to visit Benalla on this occa sLon each year, and many dis tinguished names are to be found in the. lists of past years' festivals. This year will bring to Bdnalla a preacher of high reputation In Blshop Stephen, whose direct and forceful manner, and 'thought-provoking; a utterances have always 'made+ him it 'leader wherever 'he has. been. The congre gation will be given an opportunity to meet him after - evensong , in the Parish Hall round the fire. . On the Wednesday. following, (June 15th), a-. Congregational.,' Parish 'Tea has been arra...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
PERSONAL Mrs H. i?H.'Wallace represented the Oooratnpat branch of the' Country Women's Association at the annual conference in Melbourne this week. FMr W. J. Jasper has been appointed district postal inspector in place of Mr F. Kellock who was promoted and transferred -to the city' some months ago; Mr ,Jasper has already taken up,his new duties. Sarah 'Jane Osmotherly, formerly of Taliangatta, but lately of -. Wangar atid, Iwho died.on" April 11th; left. by will dated July 14,- 1914, real estate valued at £3200 and personal property valued: at £2015: to- her husband. Johln Thomas Beacham, of Wangar atta. hotel proplrletor, who died on January 31, left by will' dated Jurie 4, 1934, real estate of a gross value -of l£,000, and personal -property,, of a gross value of £059 to'his widow. .Mr and ..Mrs A. H. Illingworth (Geelong)V are at' t es iit holidayingg at; Tardoolt ;with their son; -brl Max Kr A ? ; Forbes,. of the NatonQil Bank, Bcnalloa ' has - returned. from holidays." He was r...
PRESENTATION AT LURG TO MR AND MRS JOHN PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
PRESENTATION AT LURG TOMn .AND MRS.JOHN PLANT. THEfbst at Mr Le Poldevanka home at Lurg was gally decorited, with many colored streamers, lucky horse ehpee and lanterns hung from many points in the ceiling on Monday evening last, when the residents of the district, as,,well as visitors from Violet Town, Benalla, Greta and Kll feera gathered together to make a presentation' to Mr and - Mrs ' John Plant, on the occasion of their' mar riage, and to welcome Mrs Plant to the district. Dancing was indulged In to music supplied by Mr Neil McMilllan, violin and accordeon; Mr Fred' Sawyer, violin: Miss Le Poldevan, accordeon; and Mr Alan Tourney, mouth 'organ. Mr J. Brown acted as .M.C. In his usual efficient manner, and things went merrily until , about 11' p.m. when a halt was called by the chair man, Mr"J. E.° Ingram, EULOGISTIC: REFERENCES TO GUESTS. The chairman spoke of the sterling qualities of. the guests of the evening and'called 'on Mri W. Lewis to make the 'presentation' of a very...
UGLY MAN COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
UGLY MAN COMPETITION MORIE than 'conslderable interest has been caused in 'Benalla by;the running of the "Ugly Man Competi tion," by' the'Apex Club, iln connec tion with. the:appeal.rat present heing made, by means of a Popular Girl Quest, to augment the .funds of the nocal Ambulance and. 'Bush Nursing Hospital. The- competition has only run for two weeks, and already it is apparent that the citizens 'of -Benalla' are out to do. their utmost.a to assist' the cause, and'.a conniderablonumber of; votes for the' candidates is' already to hand: Progress results to date Indicate that Sub-Inspector Kennedy has a very handy .lead, butthis is perhaps duo to' the fact that'at his. send-off on Tuesday evening the hat was passed round among his admirers, and the 'amount 'collected reallsed approximately 1200 votes in his favor. There ,s very little between Mr Jim Noonan and Mr. Tim Egan for. the second position, and although these gentlemen are a little behind at this stage 'they are notworryi...
BENALLA STOCK MARKET WATTS TURNBULL & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
BENALLA'STOCK MARKET WATTS TURNBULL .& CO. NATTS TURNBUL & CO. `report having held thelr t'"iual fort 'nightly ,market at Benalla. Corporation Yards on Tuesday laust when;they of fored good yardings ofl:r.ai. clsses of fat stock to a very keen, competition, including, the local trade aitd buyers from. Melbourne, Euroan , Shepparton, Do.venlsh, St. James, ;Tungamah and' iVaglgaratta. The - quality' of the, wothers penned was ,outstanding,. whilel lambs and ewes , offered ..wcre *ideal for trade purposes. ;3Vo offered approximately 50 head of :fat cattle Including a draft, of. 25-bullocks' and: heifers on account ofBMr A; V..LLttle,. ."Snawlhrook," loenalia. These 'cattle were well finished and sold to. yery keen competition. Top price, for buil locks was obtained for a pen of ,yery choice medium .welght .bullocks.on account- Mr Alf ]-leney of ,: Limn. These sold at 812/3/ and .were p.ur chased.by,a Eauro butcher. VWe quote fat cattle equal, to the very firm report of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
* Ruq quw*. WINI TER COAT rc 0 X S 0 S--So smart . . . so good looking . . so decidedly well madel Of all wool fancy coating, thi style has a stitched back and sleeves, new shoulders, and a flattering collar and revers of lapin fur. Black, navy and brown are in S.,SW., S.W., W., S.O.S., and O.S. fittings. Price ..... 49/11 R` 140O DEPOSIT 2/6 WEEKLY 2' W E E K L Y Winter amarlness and only 2/11 wecekly with the only extra charge for the usa of casy terms, of 1/- in the C. 1.28 BOURIKE STREET Phone Cent. 3443 (5 lines). P.O. Box 1988R. MELBOURNE'S LEADING CREDIT STORE ALSO AT Fitzroy, Albury, Ararat, Bairnsdalo, Ballarat, Bandigo, Gelong, Mildura, 'Shopparton, Wangaratta. * m In i n uin tilnu ti IIIIIIIIIII U I IIIItn111 IIIfnnumum un llN G SHIVER MY TIMBER 'S-AN OLD SEA SAYING. Don't You Shiver this Winter in a Draughty House. S LINE OUT THAT ROOM WITH TERRETT'S .FIBRO PLASTER ' EVANS R PECIFYN AND ROD USE . COY TCarrierStreet, Be alia. 'i i Phone:Work? ,337. P?PHONENIe: OPrivate 38...
Mansfield-Tolmie Mail ALTERATIONS TO OPERATE FROM 1st JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
Mansfield-lolmnie Mail :'ALTERATIONS TO.OPERATE FROM 1st JULY. l c M P1ýEWEN, M.H.i.,ii has received advice" from th o Deputy Director, P?ots and Tloegraphs, Victoria, to the cfoeat that approIali ha been given to a re-arrangement of ol ? ansllold Tolmlo:malil servlice.. .The Postal Depnartment has accop teda tender far a service comnmonclng at ,Gear's -," (Cambatong ' Tnoad) or, nason's (Malen Ioad)- In.the morning, traverslng;.tho.Camnbatong and Mahl roads to Mlahalka, thence to Mansflold vla Tolmlo, Brlilgo Creek hand Barwlte,. roturniig over, th'e" same rotitut In the. evening, thlre~ tlneso weekly,,' 'Tho now.sorylco ."will, pe brought Into operation as from 1st Jtily, 1938.
BOURKE & THEWLIS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 10 June 1938
BOURKE & THEWLIS. )OU KIKi & Ti& JI6WLIS.report. hav Ing held thelr usual fortnightly market In the ]3enalla Corporation Yards on Tuoeday, last tho 7th Ingt., when thoy olffered i good yarding.of nice quality fIat cattle, and ia moderate penning of fat shoe p and pigs, to the usual attendance of the local trade and district graders. Outsido buyers were present from Melbourne, Eurna, Violet Town., DTevenills, and Tangar athi, and competed for all cansses of attle. Vitloes were about, equal to nlst market rates, and tt total clear t arkt maret rttes. and at total clear once was effected at the 'following I)rlJce: FAT SITEEP. A moderate yarding conslatling chieflly of good quallly wothers with odd ens o of evwe, no lambs being for ward. 'Values were on a par with laost mnarket. NIce quality medium framen hitk wethers, 2 years, 23/11, 24/7 to 25/; chik wethere, 4I years, 23/2, 23/6, Io 23/10/; owes 15/ to 17/0. S1TORI.11 SII0I?P. Xd. wethcrs, 2 years., medium fra...