Active preparations are in progress for the Chinatown Ball, which will eventuate this evening, and everything points to it being a most successful fixture. It is known that parties intend coming from the neighbouring towns, and the committee are sanguine of having a substantial sum to devote toward the object of their enterprise — the improvement of the Annandale racecourse.
Following the acquisition and subdivision of Lade’s Estate, Ringarooma has been fairly thronged with viewers and prospective buyers from a business point of view this is very satisfactory, and the promise of obtaining an increased population by the settlement of returned men upon the estate is regarded with general satisfaction.
Mr. Arnold Sharp is making enlargements to his business premises and is moving another good-sized building to his present location. This will give about double the space now available.
Owing to the girth of the saddle breaking Mr Arch Ranson was thrown from his horse, with the result his right arm was broken at the wrist. He was motored to Scottsdale where he was attended by Dr Davies.
A social arranged by the committee of the Progress Association, in aid of the funds for the recreation ground, took place on Thursday evening in the Druids’ Hall, but owing to the wet weather the attendance was small. During the evening a table centre, painted and donated by Mrs Fowler was disposed of.
Ringarooma (1920, September 24). North-Eastern Advertiser (Scottsdale, Tas. : 1909 – 1954), p. 3.: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article151263656