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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
TRAVEL BY PARLOR COACH ON ... NIT'S IAIL& PASSENGER SERVICE ALICE SPRINGS — DARWIN Departs Alice Sunday 9 a.m. Arrives Darwin S p.m. Tuesday Departs Darwin G 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 5S Office, Buffalo Hall 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 62 PHONE 127 Authorised General Motors Dealers CHEVROLET _ OLDSMOBILE _ BUICK _ CADILLAC LA SALLE GENERAL ENGINEERING AND REPAIRS Reboring, Line Boring, Oxy and Arc Welding, Turning and General Machining ? PETROL — OILS —...
DARWIN PHOTOGRAPHIC & AMATEUR CINE SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
DARWIN PHOTOGRAPHIC & AMATEUR CINE SOCIETY This society held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 0. Mr. Derham Green gave a short address on the 'Fundamentals of Photogi-aphy,' which we believe to be the first of a series of such addresses. These should be of great value to anyone desiring to know something more than that you take a ..picture by pressing1 the button. There followed two very interesting color films kindly loaned by Mr. Douglas Young. They both dealt with Centralia and in particular the Hermanns berg district. Manys of these scenes painted by Albert Namat jura were shown and if the camera cannot lie, then Albert's colors are true indeed. Mr. V. Tarhanoff then presented two short, but excellent, technicolor films and the evening concluded with a most interesting comment ary on the photographs displayed at the recent ball. Some depict ing pre-blitz Darwin are, we be lieve, to be acquired by the so ciety and hung in its club rooms as they are felt to have mu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
S3ASON OPENING — ALICE SPRINGS, AUGUST 14 KEN HUNTLEY and BERYL RILEY'S Rodeo & Specialty Acts £20 TO RIDE FOR TEN SECONDS ATOM BOMB £10 FOR TEN SECONDS TO RIDE YANKEE DOODLE DANDY £10 FOR TEN SECONDS TO RIDE BLOOD AND THUNDER £5 FOR TEN SECONDS TO RIDE THE KILLER Competitions for Local Riders on Lazy Boy STEER RIDING CONTESTS Novelty Steer Ride for the School Children FAMOUS NOVELTY WHIPCRACKERS Beryl Riley and Her Wonder Horse, Paint, performs the almost impossible in their World's Great High School Jumping- Act Good Seating Accommodation ? Popular Prices
WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER SET INSTALLED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER SET INSTALLED A transceiver wireless set was installed at the Police Station at Wave Hill on 2nd August, 1947, and is available to the public .for the receipt and despatch of tele grams. The rate is the usual one, viz., lid. per word with a minimum charge of 2/-. The police station at Wave Hill is situated at the crossing of the Victoria River about eight miles from the Wave Hill cattle station. The installation of this set -will be a convenience to the public generally. ran your next printing ORDER — TRY THIS OFFICE
TRUCKING YARDS AT FINKE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
TRUCKING YARDS AT FINKE As a result of representations made by the Central Australian Pastoral Lessees' Association, the Administrator directed the Chief Vetei'inary Officer to enquire into the matter, r^hilting in a compre hensive report forming the basis of a submission to the Minister for Interior. Certain objections were raised by the Commissioner for the Commonwealth Railways, but these have been overcome and the Minister has now approv ed of the construction of trucking yards at Finke Siding, and the necessary funds have been made available. It is proposed to use the Alice Springs trucking yards as a basic design and to invite suggestions from authoritative bodies as to how this might be modified to make the Finke yards conform to all requirements and conven ience. In this connection the Chief Veterinary Officer will be glad to receive constructive sug gestions. riiei'e js no intention to dis mantle the existing yards at Rumbalara as it is recognised that these will still be r...
THE STOCK MOVEMENT PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
THE STOCK MOVEMENT PROGRAMME An attempt has been made; this droving; season to evolve and maintain a droving programme in order to. ensure that large mobs of cattle will not concentrate on certain watering places and ex haust their capacity. The droving' programme is Hearing its end and it is pleasing to be able to report that with minor exceptions, suc cessive mobs have been evenly spaced along the major stock routes with a result that the strain on the Woi'ks and Housing gangs, . in previous seasons,, has been relieved, and the pumping of adequate water has been rend ered possible. The continued co operation of owners and drovers in the 1948 season will be of the utmost benefit to travelling stock generally. The movement of cattle from northern leases- to the Alice Springs district has been greater this year than normally and will be terminated when two Invex' way mobs, one Beetaloo mob, and one Coolibah mob reach their destinations. The recent inspec tion of the Victoi-ia River d...
EDNA BERYL MINE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
EDNA BERYL MINE The latest reports from Ten nant Creek distrct indicate that the Edna Beryl mine is in itself a very rich mine. The mine has approximately 275 tons of ore ready for crushing, which, we are told, should average around six ounces to the ton. This mine hus, during its history, put out some very rich crushings, and from what we hear has a long leaso of life ahead of it.
COMMUNITY CLUB REORGANISED NEW COMMITTEE ELECTED [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
COMMUNITY CLUB REORGANISED NEW COMMITTEE ELECTED The Community Club meeting, convened by Mr. Johannsen, was held as scheduled at the Pioneer Theatre, which was kindly loaned for the occasion by Mr. L. J. Kenna. The previous committee, which ceased to function after July 1, and had during that time done good woi-k, tendered its report. The idea of the Community Club is to organise entertainments such as community singing, etc,, and to make visitors feel at home. All proceeds are devoted to charities* and many worthy, causes havo been helped in the past. j Mr. Johannson explained the past operations and difficulties of the club, and stressed the need for a really workable committee. Rev. Harry Griffiths told the meeting that the Department of Interior had promised to hand the Recreation Reserve, near Anzac Hill, back to the people, with £1,000 compensation. He ex plained that prior to the war the committee of the reserve had plans drawn up for an ideal peo ple's playground, including ...
TO THE EDITOR FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
TO THE EDITOR FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE Sir. — Since the Flying Doctor Service hs been operating from Alice Springs, residents in the bush have come to rely on that service more and more when sick ness or accidents occur. And that service has not failed them, al though occasionally the suffer ers or their friends or relatives have been much disappointed when the hoped-for aeroplane has not arrived, and they have been compelled to bring the sufferer anything up to 200 miles over some of the ? worst roads in the Territory to hospital. The rea son for the disappointment has been that the bush dwellei's have not known that it is not the officer of the Flying Doctor Service who says whether the aeroplane is to sent out, but it is the doctor in charge of the Alice Springs Gov ernment Hospital who makes that decision. On the other hand, our doctors are not old residents of the Ter ritory, they have not had time to visit the out-back places where bush people live and bring up their families, an...
"MISS AUSTRALIA" QUEST, 1947 Popular 'Overlanders' Star Nominated [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
'MISS AUSTRALIA' QUEST, 1947 Popular 'Overlanders' Star Nominated All residents will be delighted to hear that Miss Daphne Campbell has kindly agreed to allow herself to be nominated as 'Miss Northern Territory.' Full support \vill assuredly be coming from all sections of the community. The 'Centralian Advocate' is . giving1 whole hearted individual support to the 'Miss Northern Territory' nomination, and w.ill consult the Honorary Organiser, Mr. Russell D. King, from time to time in order to assist with . the campaign in every possible way. The Alice Springs Sub-Branch of the R.S.S. & A.I.L.A. has nomin ated Mrs/ Stephen Calder (Miss Daphne Campbell) as '.'Miss Northern Territory' in the 'South Australian section of the 'Miss Australia' Quest, 1947. Daphne, it will be remembered, was the femine star of 'The Over landers,' which was filmed in the Northern Territory whilst she was on leave from the Army Nursing Service. Miss Campbell has lived in Alice Springs ever she first ...
MODERN SOUND SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED AT RACECOURSE [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
MODERN SOUND SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED AT RACECOURSE — ;u.— Today (Saturday) and Monday we had hoped to see an improved local race meeting. The race committee has pro cured from; Messrs. A. G. Healing Ltd., Pirie Street, Adelaide, a most modern amplifying sound system for broadcasting music, calling members to the stewards' room, and to make available broadcast descriptions of all in terstate racing. But due to an oversight, the power line will not be ready for this meet ing, but should with luck be in stalled for the Christmas meet ing. Rush preparations arc being made to install a temporary ajrn plifying service.
MODERN TRANSPORT DIESEL INSTALLED MR. L. R. TUIT KEEPS ABREAST OF THE TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
MODERN TRANSPORT DIESEL INSTALLED MR. L. R. TUIT KEEPS ABREAST OS1 THE TIMES Mr. R. (Bob) Caldwell, diesel engineer, arrived in Alice Springs on Thursday, 7th August, 1947, to jnstnl a 5LW Gardiner diesel engine in a K.S.6 International prime mover for Mr. L. R. Tuit. This will be the first Gardiner installed in a civilian vehicle in the Territory and heralds a long period of service , to passengers on the Alice Springs-Darwin run. Mr. Tuit has been solely an In ternational user but realises that to progress in transportation he must move with the times. Event ually the petrol motor will be re placed by diesel on all long haul age and passenger runs. To en able such a long run (945 miles) to be kept to a reasonable time table and yet have the necessary meal and overnight stops, it is necessary to average 40 m.p.h. throughout the journey. This has been achieved by altering the gear ratios and using a 30 per cent, overdrive. Structural alterations to the chassis and bonnet are be ing1...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
A NICE ASSORTMENT of Sec ondhand, Furniture, Wardrobes, Dressing1 Tables, Single & Double Beds, Tables, Chairs, Chest3 of Drawers, Lounge Suite. All. at Don Thomas. . e CONTRACTOR 45 desires pen friend Arch 5282 G.P.O. Mel bourne. ' e . CLOTHING.— You can buy all sorts Dresses, Overcoats, Trousers, Shirts, Boots, Shoes, ? Blankets, Leather Coats, Men's Suits, Men's Short Coats. Don Thomas. e CALL in at DON THOMAS and inspect the range of Furniture now on view. Big Stocks arrived just the last few days. e DRAWING PAPER FOR SALE. — 500 sheets best imported Draw ing Paper; lai-ge quantity Water Coloi' Paints; for tourists only — a fine Selection Aboriginal Paint ings; also quantity high-class Opals. Austin, near Flying Doc tor Mast. p DON'T FORGET I will buy all your Secondhand Clothing, Furni ture, Jewellry, anything about the home can be turned into money at Don Thomas. e DAY OLD CHICKS are available from today onwards at 18/- a dozen. F. B. C. Hcenan, Alice Springs. etc DOUB...
COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION Alice Springs Branch [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION Alice Springs Branch The activities of the C.W.A. for July and August included a special afternoon given to Mrs. McEwin. The president, Mrs. Abberton, presided over the gath ering of members and friends. Mrs. McEwin gave an informal talk on C.W.A. branch work in Victoria, luncheon at the Chinese Legation, and also Dinner at the Indian Legation, Canberra. On August 7 the usual monthly meeting was held when 49 mem bers attended. 'Afternoon tea was served by the hostesses. The secretary read the minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer pnesented her report. Correspondence received included an acknowledgement of a £10 donation sent to sub-branch of R.S.L. -The sum of £3 was sent to Mrs. B. M. McPherson for the 'Dolling . Presentation' Fund. Mrs. Kathleen Woodburn dis coursed upon H.M.A.S. Arunta, and the activities of her branch* at Black Rock, Victoria. .'. The/ matters for discussion' -'on the.; agenda were '..maijy' .and , varied. They included ' ...
FOOTBALL TEAMS FOR SUNDAY [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
FOOTBALL TEAMS FOR SUNDAY The following have been select ed' to represent the Federal team in a match against Pioneers on Sunday : — Cox, Muldoon, Fairbairn, Shee han, Welby, Coulthard, Tilbrook, Williams, Rourke, Whelan, Hod gens, Turner, Clough, Fry, Mc Cabe, Penhall, Colder, Kleeman, Charles. It is vital that all players be in attendance at the oval by 2.30 in qrder to elect the captain and vice-captain. Pioneers will be represented by the following : — Costello (capt.), Peckham (vice capt.), Thomas Furber, Hillman, Branson, Rawson, Tucker, Pearce, Peckham, Fly, Roman, Fijo, Ker in, Carroll, Coles, Turner, O'Donahue, Chee, Hampton.
ARBITRATION [Newspaper Article] — Centralian Advocate — 16 August 1947
ARBITRATION The. scrap between Holland and Indonesia reads like a play. First, both parties made intermittent1 scraps and the Indonesians re ferred the matter to the United Nations. The U.N. on meeting, decided that America should act as arbitrator, and eventually both accepted that ruling. Then came the Australian ban on Dutch shipping and a general interference with Holland. That, in ordinary times, would have meant a declaration of war. Everything Australia can do has been done to antagonise Holland, whether it is justified or not, and personally we do not think it is. Tfye fact remains that our unions at least are definitely on the side of Indonesia. After all this, Aus tralia has offered to act as meria tor in a dispute that they have shown to interpret as having only one side to it. Naturally, Indonesia is all for a scheme of this sort and wel comes the offer with open arms (any of us under tho same cir cumstances would do the same). As a farce it is wonderful, you first tell ...