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  2. The Canberra Times

    "THE ancient Goths or Germany", wrote Laurence Sterne, the 18th century Irish novelist and author of Tristram Shandy', "had all of them a wise custom of debating everything of importance to their state, twice; that is, once drunk, and once ...

    Article : 1,081 words

    BUILDING an organ is not a craft but an art, according to Mr Ron Sharp, who is putting the finishing touches to the organ which shortly will be installed in St John's Anglican Church, ...

    Article : 479 words
  4. Famous words from hotshop

    MOST Canberrans have at some stage or another run into the tedious and often ambiguous bureauspeak that is frequently used by civil servants in the capital and across the land. ...

    Article : 311 words
  5. Salvationists honour years of service

    THE Salvation Army, in a ceremony this week, gave Canberra man Mr George Colman the highest award it can bestow on a non-Salvationist. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 154 words
  6. Did anyone hear a noise?

    DEVOTEES of the BBC's 'Goon Show' probably will recognise the expressibn, "It's all in the mind, you know": according to information from the Department of Transport, the ...

    Article : 333 words
  7. Life, fun, and a life lived everywhere

    THE SHEIKH of Scrubby Creek has made an invitation for the Prime Minister, Mr Fraser, to join him for a spot of water skiing on Lake Burley Griffin. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 584 words
  8. Japan and whaling

    Sir, — Japan's threat to disregard any call by the International Whaling Commission for a total moratorium on all commercial ...

    Article : 308 words
  9. LETTERS to the Editor

    Sir, — Some commentators on the Springbok tour have asked why it is that sport — rather than trade, diplomatic links, etc — is the focus ...

    Article : 115 words
  10. Mount Selwyn route marking

    Sir, — I agree with the points made in Steven Constable's letter (The Canberra Times, July 18) concerning inadequate route markings ...

    Article : 242 words
  11. Management of swimming pools

    Sir, — Your swimming article of July 2 issue of The Canberra Times states. "Swimming club officials of Canberra's 10 clubs representing ...

    Article : 241 words
  12. Motorists will be the sufferers

    Sir, — The proposal to hand over testing of private motor vehicles for registration to private enterprise is a retrograde step in several ways. ...

    Article : 332 words
  13. Times past

    August 1, 1956: The pricc of bricks from the Government brickworks in Canberra rose by £2 to £17 a ...

    Article : 59 words



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