Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Film Version of Novel a Hit; {lsquo}For the Term of His Natural Life' on Big Screen

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Film Version of Novel a Hit; {lsquo}For the Term of His Natural Life' on Big Screen

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Byline: Marilyn Lenihan

A PICTORIAL representation of the dramatised version of Marcus Clarke's novel For the Term of his Natural Life was shown at Mr Edward Carroll's Continental grounds in Limestone Street, Ipswich on January 17, 1910.

At least 3000 people attended the screening and a write-up at the time stated, "Every phase of the great drama was watched with the keenest interest - from the murder on Hampstead Heath to the final thrilling scene, in which the hero and heroine are seen clasped in each other's arms, just prior to finding a watery grave".

Boy Scouts

A STEP towards the extension of the Boy Scout Movement in Ipswich was taken on 26th January, 1910.

Major C.A.H. Watson, scoutmaster for Ipswich, met some boys at the drill shed in Milford Street with the object of forming Scout patrols in the area.

Each Scout would have to provide his own outfit at a cost of 10 shillings; each patrol was to consist of five and six Scouts, a corporal and a leader.

Harrisville Band

THE Harrisville School of Arts Band gave its first concert on March 2, 1910.

At the concert, the Bandmaster Mr F.G.H. Scurgield, was presented with a silver mounted baton.

Accompanist for items during the evening was Mrs G.W. Edmonds.

Sanitation

THE City of Ipswich called tenders in November 1910 for 3000 galvanised sanitary pans and 500 lids; three sanitary wagons capable of holding at least 50 pans; two garbage carts with a capacity of at least two cubic yards each, and for the erection of sanitary buildings and a manager's residence at McWilliam's paddock.

Gold Medal

IN 1910, Hedley Whitfield Jenkins, a clerk in the audit branch of the Railway Department, aged 25, won the Thallon gold medal, in the second annual ambulance competition.

Road Race

A FIVE-mile road race was run in September 1910 by the West Moreton Cycling Club. …

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