Memorial Ball 1925


1925  Landsborough

Memorial Hall Ball.

On Friday night, a most successful ball was held in the Memorial Hall, in aid of the hall funds. The music was supplied H Dyer (piano), Fred Bachelor (violin) Fred Heritage (drums). Mr. J. Gilvear acted as M.C.  During the evening a chocolate waltz was held and was won by Mr. Stennett. The Xmas hamper was won by Mr. W. Leach. The ladies served a very nice supper and the whole affair was a great success. The net takings were £12.


Daphne Gehrke (four years) was badly burned through a benzine iron exploding.  Both legs were burned. The Ambulance rendered first aid and the patient was conveyed to the hospital.

1925 ‘Landsborough’, Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser (Qld. : 1922 – 1954), 24 December, p. 9. , viewed 09 May 2016,

About lindandsam

Linda is a poet and writer. As a mature aged student, she completed a Bachelor of Creative Writing and is now a postgraduate student at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Published in the USC Storyboard, 2015. Self-published ‘Where is Gedhum Choekyi Nyima?’ For the Tibetan Children’s Village, Dharamsala, 1997. She lives in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and shares her life with her partner and their four-legged fur babies Hugo and Tashi-la..

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