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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives May 1 1962, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - May 1, 1962, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory ? smile among the Flowers Ith a smile which stole the show Abele of Kildonan Road j i Barradale Park s.a., below was part of \ Latvia s contribution to the Floral Section of the recent Adelaide festival of arts. I a at the rear of the picture is mrs. H. Sulas of Ayers ave. I Edwardstone and on the left is a real doll. A placard in i front read doll from the Nica i District of Latvia wearing the National costume with Silver j brooches and Amber colourful costumes Fine Han Dic rafts and displays of nation Al dancing were features of i Grant participation in the festival. The festival showed hat it was becoming established As j one of the liveliest arts Festi Vals of the world. E in two weeks it produced 121 performances of opera drama Ballet and music played by More than 600 artists among whom i were overseas celebrities Yehudi i Menuhin and his sister Hephzibah. Sir Malcolm Sargent and the London philharmonic orchestra the uruguayan Soprano i Ana Raquel Satre and the jazz musician Dave Brubeck and australians famous abroad such t As Zoe Caldwell the actress Una i Hale the opera Singer and the conductor Charles Mackerras. \ there were Art exhibitions ranging from a collection of \ More than 200 paintings illustrating the development of aus \ Ralian Art to an exhibition of primitive masks from Africa. America Japan new Guinea Tibet Switzerland and timor. Winter is just around the Corner. And that Means Snow. And All the thrills of the 1962 ski season. Hardly Able to wait Are from top Ray Ward an associate director of the ski club of Victoria 22-year-old radiographer Diana Harrison and 21-year-old dental nurse Caroline Coulter with schoolteacher Maureen Mcmahon. With other ski enthusiasts in Melbourne they re attending a dry ski school. The chief instructor is an englishman or. Ken Box. Last month preparations for the Snow season were in full swing. Pupils were prac icing poise balance jumps and turns checking All the adjustments of their equipment and making sure they had All the right Winter clothing. A More pictures Story Page 3 Home Loans for Hostel migrants in Uswa new co operative building society has been formed to provide Home building Loans for migrants living in Commonwealth hostels in new South Wales. The . Minister for housing and co operative societies or. Landa said recently that he was making arrangements for a state government guarantee to cover the society. He said the society was established by the . Co operate i be building and investment society Ltd. 125 Bathurst Street. Sydney following a special Survey in which 2.500 questionnaires were distributed among families in 14 hostels. Deposit the results of the Pilot Survey indicated that at least �1500,000 would be needed in the next three or four years to meet the housing required cents of these migrant families he said. About 90 per cent of the families came from Britain and it was evident Many had the necessary Deposit to obtain a building society loan. The society had already raised Bank loan of a 100,000. Or. Landa said he hoped that a great Deal More finance would become available from financial institutions for this worthy scheme. It was proposed that this special society would eater specifically for families now living in Hostel accommodation and they would be Able to obtain Loans to a maximum of �3,500. Assistance this scheme would prove to be of great assistance to migrant families. It would help shorten their in the hostels and they would be resettled More quickly into the australian Community. The Secretary of the association of cooperative building societies of ., or. K. E. Downing said thai the new society was the fifth cooperative terminating building society to be formed in . For British migrants. The first of these societies was formed in 1958. He said. Through these societies Homes had been built in Liverpool Little Bay Downside Bracktown and several other suburbs of Sydney

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