Adelaide Southern Cross in Adelaide, South-Australia
6 Jun 1947

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6 Jun 1947

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Adelaide Southern Cross (Newspaper) - June 6, 1947, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia it. Gambier news a tribute to sex servicemen who. Were doing a grand Job under Many difficulties to get the land settlement scheme in the South East under Way was paid by the minister of lands or. C. S. Hincks when he addressed members of the local sub Branch of the . On saturday night. Some of these men have been working As As 12.0 hours a week for the Success of the scheme and it is a True indication of the Type of Man who is to Settle on these blocks he said. One government department which has been doing a big Job in connection with Soldier settlement develop ment in the South East is the depart ment of mines which has been work ing in conjunction with the lands department. This department is responsible for sinking bores for water and their operations at min Bool recently re. Cei Ved attention. Describing what he had seen As an Eye opener the mayor or. W. E. Pyne commended his trip to Northern towns to members of the it. Gambier town Council at a re cent meeting. He mentioned some of the schemes and projects that had been under taken by people at Whyalla port Augusta and port Pirie and said that although there were Bountiful and endless opportunities in this town mount Gambier was Miles behind. They Are wide eyed big hearted and delightfully Friendly people he said. Or. John Locke Only living per son known to have Ridden with Adam Lindsay Gordon thinks a Story of the poet s life would make a Fine picture. He was commenting on the Deci Sions of Garden cities productions pay. Ltd., of Ballarat to base a feature film in color on the life of Gordon. Or. Locke who is 93 years old said that a Good horseman would be needed to ride in the old English style and that Gordon s leap Over the Fence round the Blue Lake at mount Gambier would present difficulties As the Road was wider and the Fence Only a Post and rail one in Gordon s Day. Mrs. Gordon practically lived at the Locke Homestead at port Doft Nell As she was one of the Best friends of or. Locke s Mother. Scenery at Dingley Dell the old Home of the poet at port Macdonnell was Little different now from when Gordon lived there or. Locke said. Or. Kevin Barry who is studying accountancy in Adelaide is spending a fortnight s leave in mount Gambier. He will return to the City next week. Last week vandals considerably damaged seats in the Vansittart Park grandstand with a Tomahawk. Al though the seats Are still usable and will be for some time the damage done is very unsightly. Besides break ing two windows the vandals also broke open a door into a training shed. Members for the District have interviewed the commissioner of rail ways or. Chapman with regard to the increasingly frequent late arrival of trains to the South East. Or. D. W. Carey who Lias con ducted s hotel for the past 25 years has sold his lease to or. And mrs. Colin Barr As from july 1, 1947. Or. Carey purchased the lease from mrs. B. Spencer in 1922, and in 1926 bought the Freehold from Mckenzie s estate. It is or. And mrs. Carey s intention to take an extended. Motoring Holiday accompanied by miss Carey after which they will return to mount Gambier and take up residence in the House at present occupied by or. And mrs. Barr. The new lessees have been Well known in mount Gambier and District since 1934. While or. Barr is Well known in commercial circles both As representative for Texas Oil co. Prior to the War and latterly As accountant for the Southern trading co., mrs. Barr has had considerable experience in the management of hotels. The late or. John Mcdonald father of the late or. C. C. Mcdonald was the earliest proprietor and he con ducted the original building As Boardinghouse. Later he secured a publican s licence and named it s hotel or. Mcdonald went to Scotland to educate his family and sold the pro Perty to or. Archibald Mckenzie for �3,000. Or. Mckenzie rebuilt the House at a Cost of about �4,000, and carried on business in the new hotel for Many years. Subsequent tenants were messes. J. A. Ellery w. Nicholls j. H. Moody j. H. Stock Dale mrs. B. Spencer and the present owner or. D. W. Carey. Chinese proverb the Man who does not know and is not afraid to say so is highly intelligent . News the hibernian society has Many Noble objects the assistance of each other in the hour of adversity the Relief of the sick the interment of the. Dead the care of the widows and orphans of deceased members. Thus by paying a Small weekly contribution each member has an Al Lowance during his sickness and a decent interment after death. In its religious aspect the membership of the society is confined to catholics of Good repute from five years of age. Juvenile suits an Nual meeting with the election of officers for 1947-48, will be held next wednesday evening june 11, at St. Francis Xavier s Hall Wakefield Street. A full representation of metropolitan superintendents is specially requested. Metropolitan social lowing the above meeting of the juvenile Board the metropolitan social Council will also meet to com plete financial returns of the recent hibernian smoke social and receive the financial statement. All delegates representing adult male and ladies branches of the City and suburbs Are invited to be present to discuss future functions proposed by the Council. Note the Date june 11. Strathalbyn is steadily reported by Branch Secre tary Bro. K. Pilkington Strathalbyn of four evangelists Branch. A num Ber of doctors certificates issued to intending members Are awaited by Branch officers when a substantial increase in membership will be achieved. May we request these friends to Finalise this important mat Ter As soon As possible in their own interests for All benefits Are available to new members As soon As they Are admitted to the society. St. Patricks Brach no. 179.the following officers have been elected for the ensuing term president Bro. F. W. Lillicrapp. Vice president Bro. F. H. Mcnamara . Secretary Bro. H. A. Gibbie ., . Treasurer Bro. J. P. Galvin . Warden Bro. H. W. Colquhoun. Guar Dian Bro. K. Guthrie. Trustee Bro. W. Scanlon. Auditor Bro. F. W. Lillicrapp. Minute Secretary Bro. J. P. Ryan. Sick visitors Bros. Gal Vin and Ryan broken Hill a holi Day visit to the Barrier Bro. H. A. Gibbie ., ., attended a meeting of All saints Branch South broken Hill and following a cordial Welcome by the president and splendid attendance of members present he addressed the meeting on the work and Progress of the society through out Australasia. -p.a.g. Catholic Institute for seamen the fourth anniversary of the Catholic Institute for seamen was celebrated at the Institute Dale Street port Adelaide on sunday june 1, at 8 . Eighty seamen and 120 other visitors attended. Amongst those present were very Rev. For. Phil lips ., and Rev. Frs. Mans Field ., and Mca Fin The Institute is under the auspices of the society of St. Vincent de Paul and was established on May 9, 1943. Its objects Are to promote the Spiri Tual welfare of Catholic seafarers and the social welfare of All seafarers irrespective of Creed or nationality and to offer them hospitality and recreational facilities in As homely an atmosphere As possible during their stay in port Adelaide. Also the visitation of seamen aboard ship and the visitation of sick seamen whilst in Hospital is undertaken. Seamen Are assisted in All their needs whether spiritual material or social. The Institute is open each afternoon and the society has been greatly assisted in this work by the ladies Stella Maris auxiliary which has supplied 7,952 meals and suppers to seamen. � dances Are held twice a week and we extend our sincere thanks to the Young ladies who attend and regularly act As dancing partners for the sea men. The attendance at the Institute fluctuates and is dependent upon the number of. Ships in port. During the past four years 13,205 seamen have attended and everything possible has been done to ensure that a spirit of sincere Friendship would exist Between them and the caretakers. Although the Institute is staffed each evening by voluntary caretakers approximately �350 is required each year to maintain it. This Money is provided mainly by the society of St. Vincent de Paul and any person wish ing to assist financially May do so by forwarding their donations either direct to the Secretary co the Institute or to any conference of the society of St. Vincent de Paul. Diocese of port Augusta decennial Synod the decennial Synod of the diocese of port Augusta was held at Peter Borough on tuesday May 27. His lordship the Bishop presided at the. Solemn mass celebrated by Rev. For f. Hayes and was assisted at the throne by very Rev. Frs. W. P. Kain v.f., and j. J. Prendergast. Rev. For. A. J. Conway was assistant priest and Rev. Frs. F. K. Florin and s. D. O Connor Deacon and sub Deacon respectively. The masters of ceremonies were very Rev. For. F. B. Morrissey ., and Rev. For. F. V. J. Walsh . The choir of St. Joseph s school Sang the mass. At the conclusion of the mass the ceremonies proper to a Synod took place the chanters being Rev. Frs. G. K. Carmody and j. J. Curran. Officials of the Synod were president the most Rev. Thomas Mccabe Bishop of port Augusta promoter it. Rev. Mgr. M. B. Clune . Osti Arius very Rev. For. F. B. Morrissey Procurator of the clergy Rev. For. F. Hayes notary Rev. For. F. V. J. Walsh witnesses of the acts Rev. Frs. T. F. Toal adm., and p. Coffey adm. Besides those priests mentioned above the following were pre sent at the Synod very Rev. For. W. H. Nesdale Rev. Frs. F. J. O Farrell p. V. Hughes m. F. Toal ., j. Dunne m. Mccurtin m. Kineavy j. A. Macdonnell d. Lonergan w. C. Thomas v. B. Shiel. Mission at Carrietown a very successful Mission was held recently in the Parish of Carrietown. Rev. For. Aloysius c.p., of the Monas Tery Glen Osmond conducted the Mission during which there were very full attendances at mass and evening devotions. Before going to Carrietown for. Aloysius spent a week at Bishop s House Peterborough to relieve Rev. Or. Walsh who had gone to Brisbane to attend the triennial National Edu cation conference. Outback Mission Rev. For. J. Dunne of the diocesan Outback Mission is spending a few Days at Peterborough having recently returned from a visit to the North South line. For. Dunne will leave shortly on a visit to the Cockburn line and the North Eastern Corner of the state. He Speaks of visiting again such places As inn Aminaka and Birdsville and will probably return As usual from Birdsville to Marree and will be Back in Peterborough Early in september. . Notes St. Therese s Branch at col. Light gardens Are preparing for their big event of the year their smoke social to which All the men of the Parish have been invited. Prominent Catho Lic speakers in messes. A. J. Hannan k.c., and e. Farrell will address the gathering while a varied musical programme and supper have been arranged by the committee. All past members of the Branch Are specially invited to this function in the there Sian Hall on monday june 9, at 8 . The next social at this Branch is on june 8, and a Bright evening is assured to All. At Glenelg this past month two of our past members in Bros. Neil Kelly and Des. Fahy on holidays from the minor Seminary were often seen in the club coms and in this Short time everything they could to assist the club. Two of our oldest members Bros. J. Kiley and f. Holland were presented last month with prizes won in the what would you say com petition which was run in the Catho Lic Young Man. These two members practically carried our Branch Oil their shoulders through the War years and it was pleasing to see one of the biggest attendances for a Long time on the night of the presentation. A thoroughly enjoyable time was had by All who attended our last social at which Bob Perry was m.c., and a very capable one. On wednesday june 11, Glenelg Parish is holding its annual Ball in the Glenelg town Hall. Dancing is from 8 . To 12 Midnight and sup per will be served. Cathedral Branch was treated to a Good night s entertainment when or. L. O Donoghue of West Adelaide football club gave one of the Best football talks heard in the Ade Laide rooms for some years. This Branch s football team under the leadership of Bro. F. Carroll have performed Well in winning two out of their first three matches. This Branch has worked hard for its annual Ball to be held of wednesday june 11, in the Australia Hall Angas Street and to which All Are cordially invited. On the last two meeting nights members were very interested in two Good syllabus items. As for. W. Ryan was unable to present his talk on monday 19th, Bro. F. Morrissy led a discussion on articles in the pamphlet the right to it is said that when baby eagles Are ready to Fly the Mother removes the Cushion of grass from the Bottom of the nest and allows them to choose Between resting on hard Sticks or faring Forth for themselves. Church of the holy Cross Goodwood annual Parish Ball Goodwood Institute i wednesday june-18 dancing 812 Midnight supper tickets 2/6 each icllllllllimicamllllllimeaihiiiiiiiie3iiiiiiiii iicaillllieiuiic3iihiiiiiiiic2l dominican old scholars1 Ball Poinsettia Multi coloured Flowers autumn tints and coloured candles made an Ideal setting for the Domi Nican old scholars Ball and presen tation of debutantes on wednesday May 28, at John Martin s dining Hall. Seven attractive debutantes were presented to the president mrs. J. A Doherty whilst the orchestra played stay As Sweet As you Are and afterwards All debutantes who had previously made their debut earlier in the season joined in a Cir Cular Waltz which made a very charming scene. The Debs and partners were Mary Ellis Trevor Scott Patricia Davis David Smerdo Shirley Wythene Bruce Napier Terry Wilson Ron Ald Dean Noreen Molloy Frank Kelly Geraldine Happatz Barry Hockney Creina Thomas Michael Mcmahon. The committee includes mesdames h. Aulton Secretary. Moriarty vice president. P. Allen j. Breaden c. C. Bampton w. E. Evans k. Summer Field j. C. Novak f. Hor sell w Hearn c. Pilkington k. D. Thomas j. Thomas d. Roberts Smith misses Joan Allen june Fig Lia Kath Moran Kath Jordan m. Joseph Tess Morgan v. Doyle. Interesting stage presentation n wednesday and thursday june 18 and 19, the therry society will be presenting in the Australia Hall an interesting programme of famous English scottish Irish and Welsh plays under the title of four in this programme while being of great interest and full of entertainment value for adults will have an added value for students for the plays Catherine Parr by Maurice Baring Campbell of Kil Mhor j. A. Ferguson riders to the sea j. M. Synge and Birds of a Feather j. 0. Francis have been selected from the list of one act plays set for study in the schools. To stimulate a practical interest in the plays a Competition has been arranged which will be open to All students who View four in students Are asked to write an essay of not More than 600 words on the subject what i consider the Best production and entries will be received at the society s rooms co St. Francis Xavier s Hall until Friday june 27, and will be judged by or. G. D. Walton the director general of the therry society. A prize of �2/2/ and two Consolation prizes will be offered for the Best entries. If any further information is required regarding this Competition you Are asked to ring c.4439, and it will be supplied. Bookings for this presentation will open at allans on monday june. 9, for season ticket holders and on thursday june 12, for Ordinary patrons. Admission is 3/-, and con Cessions for students can be arranged by contacting allans

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