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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives Jul 1 1962, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - July 1, 1962, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Rsm Jadira is a h Here Battle of bikes a staff by writer if Ever you decide a to visit the Sawmill at Donnelly River Western Australia Don t go on a motor Cycle. If you do you Are suddenly Likely to find yourself overtaken by a speeding Emu. Next thing you know you la be sent sprawling into the dust with the mightiest kick you Ever got in your life. The Donnelly River Mill is in the giant Karri Forest country 200 Miles South of Perth. And that s the stamping ground of Bill the Emu with a Bias about bikes. A Bill is pictured above with three year old Raelynn Tillman on his Back. However Raelynn is not allowed to ride around on Bill just in Case he starts running a too fast. Bill is normally a benign Bird but that Bop Pety Bop Bop noise of a Bike acts on him like a red rag to a Bull. Ten Vears ago he was just a Fluffy Little orphan Chick who had somehow lost his parents in the Bush. Liat s when truck Driver Johnny Tillman found him. Bill spent his Nursery Days in the fowl run until his towering stature marked him apart from these Birds of a lesser Breed. So Bill was Given his Freedom and the full run of the Mill living on choicest Cookhouse handouts and assorted nuts and bolts from the Mechanic s workshop. In those Halcyon Days Bill used to go for his morning Canter up the Road at speeds a so die locals swear a of about 40 Miles an hour. Influence and that s when sinister freudian influences began to enter his life. Bill s morning sprints attracted the attention of a certain motor Cycle enthusiast who enjoyed the daily sport of chasing Bill round and round in circles. It was noted about this time that he began to take an untoward and sometimes aggressive interest in Small two stroke motors at the Mill that went Bop Pety Bop Bop. Freud could have predicted the rest. When Bill had attained the full Power mobility and height 5ft. 6in. Of Emu maturity the Boot a psychologically speaking a was on the other foot. Outraged startled motor cyclists found themselves pursued overtaken and a for Good measure a kicked off their bikes. Bill s prize victim to Date is undoubtedly the traffic policeman who one Day roared confidently up to the Mill. Prevented from remounting his vehicle by an outraged Emu. The officer left a shaken Man. Observers at the Mill Point to the moral of the Story. There s no kick coming if you Are kind to our Fine feathered cig hour dept. Of immigration monthly bulletin to assist migrants no. 102 Canberra july 1962 Australia goes on German to More than 18,000,000 television viewers in West Germany this month will see the first of a new series of documentary films about Australia. The films were made by wind Rose film production an Independent television film organisation with Headquarters in Washington . One of the company s leading producers or. Gunther Piecho of Hamburg spent More than two months making the documentaries. One of the documentaries will show How australians enjoy the benefits of a 40-hour, five Day week now being proposed for workers in West Germany. Rosanna wins Queen of Industry Questa 20-year-old italia girl who had been in Australia Only four months won the title of Queen of Industry in Sydney last month from a Field of 70 australian and i s Grant candidates. She is Rosanna Fer Reghini below who came from Rosaria near Trieste with her Mother. Rosanna was the nominee of Pye industries ltd., of Merrickville where she won the factory title of miss Pye in a personality Competition. She won the Semi final from 15 other candidates and the final from four others. She collected Over �700 Worth of prizes tickets for a 10-Day Holiday for herself and her Mother at the Gold coast and a Coronet. Judges in the quest paid tribute to Rosanna s rapid Progress in learning English. When she came to Australia Early this year she could sea

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