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OUTDOOR AND INDOOR RECREATION. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
OUTDOOR AND INDOOR RECREATION. In view of the increased activity in ali branches of outdoor and indoor recreation, the Council of the Canberra Social Service Association is taking immediate steps to fully constitute these two committees. Various sporting bodies and organisations in Canberra have been communicated with with a view to their nominating a delegate on these committees. So far the following bodies have been asked to nominate a delegate: INDOOR COMMITTBÈ.-Canberra Vice Regal Band, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra Burns Club, Canberra United Friendly Societies' Council, Canberra Com munity Library, Canberra Chess Club, Canberra Fire Brigade, Recreation Club, Canberra Women's and Children's Health Society. OUTDOOR COMMITTEE.-F.T. Australian Rules ' Football League, Federal Territory Soccer Football Association, Canberra Rugby League, Canberra Tennis Association, Canberra Golf Club, Canberra Bowling Club, Canberra Rifle Cllb, Canberra Gun Club, Canberra Swim ming -Club...
LIBRARY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
... _ _ _ _ _ _ _ LIBRARY NOTES. The first meeting of the Library Committee in thc new year was marked by the keenness of members generally to make the ensuing year a more successful one than last. To begin with, a plain and fancy dress ball, is to be held at the Causeway Hall on the 11th of March next in aid of the funds. The Com mittee does not make a point of hoarding funds, but every available penny resulting from subscriptions, donations, or entertain ments, is voted for the purchasing of reading matter. It is pleasing to note that one hundred and twenty (120) additional works will be added this month, and, as usual, they consist of an assortment providing reading for all classes. It is hoped to be able to purchase poetical works of the Celebrities, a few at a time, as funds permit. Up till now it has been more advantageous to purchase novels, and since the Library is becoming well stocked it is con sidered that the time is opportune to obtain some poetical works. Members who h...
G.U.O.O.F. PUBLIC INSTALLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
G.Ü.O.O.F. PUBLIC INSTALLATION. On January ll the members of the Canberra Branch, together with wives, families and friends, received the District Executive, Bros. H. Mortlock, D.M.E., Robertson, D.D.M., and W. M. Hawkins, District Secretary. Bro. Hiland, as N.G., introduced and welcomed the District Officers to Canberra. In replying to the welcome, Bro. Mortlock, D.M., said it was not his first visit to Can berra, and he trusted it would not be his last. He likened the Order to a tree which sent out branches in every direction, and said that a seed dropped in the Federal Territory was now bearing fruit in the shape of this Lodge. Bro. Robertson replied very briefly, thank ing the members for the warmth and cordiality with which he and his Brother Officers had been received. Bro. Hawkins, District Secretary, thought that he had more to say than the previous speakers. As Secretary of the Goulburn Dis trict Council it was necessary for him to have a full knowledge of the standing of t...
HEALTH NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
HEALTH NOTES. (By "Sister.") The subject of the previous "Health Notes'' was the relief of pain and inflammation by cold local applications. When treating acute inflammation our object in the earliest stage, i.e., that of congestion, is to try and lessen the progress of thc inflam mation. We are more likely to do this by cold than by hot applications, owing to the effect which cold has in lessening the supply of blood to the affected part. That is why iced compresses and evaporating lotions are so good in the early treatment of sprains. In the second stage the inflammation has already begun and we want to bring it to a finish as quickly as possible, to prevent pus forming. This is the time when either hot or cold applications may be used, for, while cold lessens the supply of blood to the injured part, heat dilates the blood vessels, brings more blood to the injury, and brings with that in creased blood supply antibodies, which are the enemies of germs, and help to kill them off. Th...
CANBERRA WOMEN'S AND INFANTS' HEALTH SOCIETY. INCREASED ACTIVITY. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
CANBERRA WOMEN'S AND INFANTS' HEALTH SOCIETY. INCREASED ACTIVITY. Until thc formation of the Women's and Infants' Health Society of the Federal Capi tal Territory, little had been done under the Social Service Organisation regarding Women's ajad Infants' Welfare in Canberra. Since the Society has come into operation, however, the women of Canberra have taken up the matter most enthusiastically, and as a result of their efforts, the first Baby Clinic will be opened at Eastlake at an early uate, and a qualified nurse appointed to take charge...... r' [yn, Branches. of the-Society have been formed at the Causeway, Molonglo, Eastlake, West ridge, Acton and Ainslie. Various functions have been held in these districts to provide funds for the furnishing of the first clinic, and a substantial amount has been placed to the credit of the Society's account. During the paslfc month the Causeway Branch 1^ beeh j^r4caliu"^:aeflye. \ 1?he benefit picture performance kindly given by íír. Freebody,...
BAND NOTES. EXCELLENT PROGRESS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
BAND NOTES. EXCELLENT PRÔGBESS MADE. The Band has started the New Year with a strong combination of both players and execu tive officers. Under the baton of itl new conductor, L|f L. Rowlands, the standard of music is improv ing rapidly, and with the new Secretary, Mr. T. W. White, committee and players all pulling in harmony, the future is looking rosy. &lt; The Band's strength is now 22 playing members. Six of whom have provided their own instruments; but as we have a strong bass end, we are still in need, of good cornet and tenor horn players to make a good balance. The Band played a programme of music at Parliament House ton Sunday, January 23rd, to a large and appreciative liûaiënce, a collection adding the sum of £2/1/1 to tjte Band's funds. The Band also played at the B.C. functions on Sunday, January 30th, when the music was highly appreciated, several persons expressing surprise on being told that the Band belongs to Canberra. Mr. Lavery has shown his appreciation o...
GIFTED STUDENTS FROM I. E. KERMODE'S AND E. A. SOMMERLAD'S "SCHOOL OF MUSIC." [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
GIFTED STUDENTS FROM I. E. KERMODE 'S AND E. A. SOMMERL AD 'S "SCHOOL OF MUSIC." MARJORIE CAFFYN, 13 yrs. of age, passed: Primary Practical L.C.M. 91% Primary Theoretical L.C.M. 98% Initiatory Theoretical S.C.M. 92% (With only one year's tuition.) Elementary Practical L.C.M. 92% KATHLEEN SACAGIO, 10 yrs. of age, passed : Preparatory L.C.M. 97% Junior L.C.M. 92% (With only one year's tuition.) RAY ESMOND, 12 yrs. of age, passed: Grade V.-Piano Conservatorium with Credit. Grade IV.-Piano Conservatorium with Credit. This student gained full marks for Ear Tests and a bright future' is predicted by examiners for him. FRED GREY> 12 yrs. of age, passed: Primary Practical L.C.M..'. 87% Primary Theoretical L.C.M. . 92% Elem. Practical L.C.M. 92% Intermediate Practical L.C.M. 86% Junior Theoretical L.C.M. . 72% Initiatory Theoretical L.C.M. . 77% (With only one year's tuition.) HARRY GREY, 8 yrs. of age, passed: Primary Practical L.CM,. 92% (With only four months' tuition;) During 1926,'30...
RETURNED SOLDIERS' LEAGUE. ENTHUSIASTIC MEETINGS HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
RETURNED SOLDIERS' LEAGUE. ENTHUSIASTIC MEETINGS HELD. Since the Federal Executive of the Re turned Soldiers' League decided that autonomy should be given to the Branch of the Returned Soldiers* League of the Federal Capital Territory, some splendidly attended meetings have been held for the purpose of creating Sub-Branches in the various districts of Canberra. All the Sub-Branches at the following centres, viz., Canberra, Ainslie, Westlake, Causeway and Molonglo, have now been suc cessfully formed, and when these Sub Branches have intimated the names of their delegates on the Council of the Federal Capi tal Territory Branch, a meeting of the Coun cil will be convened as early as possible. The success of the meetings which have been held augurs well for the future of the movement in the Federal Capital Territory, and the number of returned men who have joined up since autonomy was given has exceeded all anticipations. The Annual General Meeting of the Can berra Sub-Branch was held a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
CANBERRA PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. REHEARSALS ARE IN PROGRESS EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m., at ACTON HALL. The above Society has been invited and has accepted an invitation to take a leading part in the musical ! programme at the OPENING OF PARLIAMENT CELEBRATIONS. Urgent preparation is imperative, if ; we are to participate. C. J. GRIFFITH, Honorary Secretary. 8. BREEZE (Late of H. Kerr) CITY EXPERT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN'S BARBER AND HAIRDRESSER HAS OPENED AT R. J. DUNNE'S NEWS AGENCY, EASTLAKE (Next J. B. Young's Ltd.) BOBS L E. KERMODE A.L.C.M., L.L.C.M., T.D.L.C.M. Cert. Pianist, S.C.M. honours Medal list. Grade 1, Conservatorium, Piano. Grade 3, Conservatorium, Theory and Harmony. Teacher of Pianoforte and Theory. Pupils prepared for all Colleges. Studios: Pres. School Hali, Queanbeyan, and Eastlake. Address: Box 16, P.O., Queanbeyan. SOR A NEW CITY J 'ARTMENT STORE 1 TLAKE t I
HOTEL AINSLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
HOTEL AINSLIE. The close of the Foundation Day holiday was marked at the Hotel Ainslie by a scene of revelry. A party of very young men arrived in sec tions from the Bachelor's Quarters. The event being well stage-managed from the start-an effective display of lighting from the porch brightened proceedings from 8 p.m. until the fashionable hour for arrival was at hand. Mr. Griffiths handled a programme of song, music and dance very effectively, and contributed musfeal monologues himself. Mr. Tubb sang his selections with vigor, and Mr. Snowden 's "Volga Boatmen" song was appreciated. Dance items were contributed by Mrs. New man, and Mr. Copeland a waltz or two, and both acted as accompanists. Some games were introduced, one in particular being entered into with great zest by both young men and maidens! Thanks due to Mr. Edison's records were overlooked in the M.C.'s graceful acknow ledgments.
WOMEN AND INFANTS' HEALTH. HEAD OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
WOMEN AND INFANTS' HEALTH. BY Dr. RAMSAY SMITH, PERMANENT HEAD OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, ADELAIDE. Being the second of the series of articles supplied by courtesy of the Women and In fants ' Health Society, Federal Capital Territory. III.-DISCOVERY OF THE MATERIALS TO BE DEALT WITH. In the report from which I have quoted, the objects aimed at in any scheme for ensuring for everv expectant mother proper and sufficient supervision are set forth thus: *'(1) Freedom from discomfort and illness during the period of pregnancy; "(I) A safe and painless delivery, followed by a rapid and complete convalescence-these are benefits for the mother; and "(3) Healthy growth and normal develop ment of the child before, during and after his birth-this is the gift which it is desired the infant should receive." The first thing to be done therefore is to find the materials to be dealt with-viz., the expectant mothers and the unborn children, and the personal, domestic and social conditions of expecta...
HOME NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
HOME NOTES. By "Mona," Sandwiches are always a dainty addition to the afternoon tea, and during the hot weather nothing is more tempting than dainty fresh sandwiches. If the butter is hard it can very easily be creamed by adding a spoonful of very hot water, about one. tablespoon of hot water to every quarter lb. of butter, and mixing with the blade of a knife until it is smooth and easily spread. If the sandwiches are not to be used for some time, allow them to stand in a pile and wrap lettuce leaves around them, or a piece of clean cheese cloth or butter muslin, wrung tightly out of hot water, may be used instead. The following are some dainty recipes for sandwich fillings and may be used with either brown or white bread: EGG AND MAYONNAISE FILLINÇL Chop the whites of hard-boiled eggs finely and mash up the yolks finely with a fork; mix together, season with salt and pepper and moisten with a rich salad dressing. SARDINE AND EGG FILLING.-Remove skin and bones from sardines and mas...
CANBERRA RACING CLUB TO-MORROW'S RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
CANBERRA RACING CLUB TO-MORROW'S RACES. Given fine weather for to-morrow's first meeting ot the recently re-constituted Can berra Racing Club, there should be a record attendance at the Acton Sports Ground. The Committee have worked extremely hard to wards the success of the meeting, and have been very busy in providing the necessary facilities for the general public at the ground. The track is in excellent order, and some splendid racing should be witnessed. The entries received from various parts of the dis trict have fully realised expectations, and are as follows: OPENING HANDICAP-6 Pur. Lintrona, Plain Bill, Roogee, M.C., Wilma, Magic Square, Fortaquist, Spec, Amber Jack, Call Again, Ritano, Cyril, Baby Me. ACTON MAIDEN STAKES-4 Fur. Goldstitch, Dick Day, White City, Saffron, Rat-a-Tat, Topsy. WELTER HANDICAP-4 Fur. Motion, Roogee, Tarlee, Grey Fox, Cattino, Wilma, Bill Murillo, Glen Heiro, Allangalda, Lintroona* Saffron, Little Phillis, Ritano, Cyril, Baby Me. CANBERRA HANDICA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
INURSE F. A. BRITON, A.T.N.A. j Opposite Post Office, I EASTLAKE. I LPhone 268 j B'l- W-.Ml-«i- na&lt;^_ig. »»«-?«««-n ««-«ii EASTLAKE FURNITURE EMPORIUM IMPORTANT NOTICE.-Why go outside Canberra when we can furnish your home throughout? All classes of Household Furniture in stock QUEANBEYAN FURNISHING COMPANY, EASTLAKE BRANCH Phone: Canberra 38. 3 CANBERRA GARAGE LTD., AINSLIE, F. T. SALES AND SERVICE STATION FOR MORRIS AND CHRYSLER CARS AND MORRIS TRUCKS FULL STAFF OF EXPERT MECHANICS FOR ALL CLASSES OF CARS LARGE AND UP-TO-DATE STOCK OF OILS, BENZINE, MOTOR ACCESSORIES AND TYRES Telephone, Canberra 79. ADDRESS : AINSLIE, CANBERRA (Opposite ''Times'' Buildings)
SOCIAL SERVICE COUNCIL. Held at the Social Service Building, Acton, on Wednesday, 19th January, 1927. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
SOCIAL SERVICE COUNCIL. Held at the Social Service Building, Acton, on Wednesday, 19th January, 1927. Present:-Mr. J.'McR. Dann" .(president), Mr. P. T, McNamara (vice-president), Mr. W. H. Bert whistle (hon. treasurer), Mr. D. Champ (Westlake), Mr. 8. H. Horne (Cause way), Mr. E. A. Swane (Ainslie), Mr. B. Quine (Red Hill), Mr. J. H. Saunders (Ac ton), Mr, J". H. Honeysett (general secre tary). The president took the chair. MINUTES. The minutes of the Council meeting held on the 1st December wereYead and confirmed. HALLS. The general secretary reported that work in connection with the removal of the build ings at the Engineers' Mess, Eastlake, had now been completed for use as follows: (1) Friendly Society's Hall, Eastlake. (2) Boy Scouts' Hall, Causeway, (3) Fire Brigade Recreation Club, Blast lake. An expression of opinion was desired from the Council regarding the future manage ment of these hails. FRIENDLY SOCIETY'S HALL. The general secretary stated in this regard that applica...
OUR LETTER BAG. THE MAY FESTIVITIES.—SOME SUGGESTIONS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
OUR LETTER BAG. # - THE MAY FESTIVITIES.-SOME SUGGESTIONS. (To the Editor.) Sir,-As I understand that the Commis sioners are overworked in trying to devise " a proper initiatory for the reception of His Grace the Duke of York and his Dukess, and the proper carrying out of the programme en trusted to them, I hasten to offer my services to relieve them of their arduous task, and I feel sure when I have placed al their disposal the wide experience I have hid in dealing with Royalty, they will join the Optimists' Club, Of course I 'rn naturally modest, but it hi patent to all who look at me that I have always been used to dealing with Royalty. I will recall some of my earlier experiences with royal lines, ©ne of the first kings I met was descended from such a long line of ancestors that his genealogical tree was lost in the mists of antiquityw-or a bush fire. Anyway, his name was Yargueecoacocaine-quite a regal sound about that-and his throne at the date of which I write was an ornament...
DISTRICT ACTIVITIES. WHITE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
DISTRICT ACTIVITIES. WHITE CITY. The general appearance of the White City Camp is greatly improving, as the new cubicles are being erected. We have every reason to believe that at a not too distant future this camp will be one of the show places of Canberra. The race meeting at Canberra on February 12 is causing keen interest to racing enthus iasts in the Camp, and a number of "dark horses ' ' have been soen in active training in our locality. We hope that some of these will bring fame to the Camp. Our Cricket Club, in its'first year of exist ence, ts doing splendidly in the Association Competition, and we congratulate them. The erection of the cricket pavilion by voluntary labour had a setback through the structure col lapsing, but that has been put right and the Captain and members are now putting in good work towards completing the structure. The tennis court site has been picked out long ago, and it is up to some of our enthus iasts to get a move on with that work. The provision...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canberra Community News — 11 February 1927
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