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. Master of Creative Writing at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Linda has also completed the Diploma of Family History Studies at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and is looking forward to further post graduate work. Published in the USC Storyboard, 2015. Self-published ‘Where is Gedhum Choekyi Nyima?’ For the Tibetan Children’s Village, Dharamsala, 1997. She now lives in Bass Coast in beautiful Wonthaggi and shares her life with her partner and their four-legged fur baby Hugo Boss

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