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Title
Vol. IX, No. 9 ( Apr. 17, 1939)
Start Date
01 January 1930
Extent
v. : illustrations ; 28-42 cm.

Contents

PACIFIC ISLANDS Monthly 1
Advertising 2
PACIFIC ISLANDS TRAVELLERS 3 , 78
Advertising 3
ADVERTISERS. 4
Contents 4
Advertising 4
Pacific Islands Monthly 5
How European Events Affect Japan and the Pacific 5 , 6
Tahiti Fire Destroys Wharf Sheds and Copra 6
GUARDING CENTRAL PACIFIC 6
CENTRAL PACIFIC CHANGES UNDER CONSIDERATION Solomons and Condominium Interests to Australia, and Western Samoa to Colonial Office 7
Garrison at Pt. Moresby 40 Men Arrive With Equipment 7
SOUTH PACIFIC AIRMAIL P.A.A. Plans Held Up—Lack of Equipment—No Sign Yet of Noumea Service 8
GOVERNOR OF FIJI IN SYDNEY 8
SOLOMON IS. GOLD New Find on Guadacanal 8
BURNS PHILP (S.S.) CO. LTD. 8
NEW SOLOMONS COMMISSIONER Mr. W. S. Merchant, Tanganyika 8
"PHOQUE" ASHORE IN CYCLONE 8
REFUGEES FOR FR. OCEANIA Arguments Against the Plan 9
Another Condominium Britain and U.S.A. in Phoenix Islands 9
16 DROWNED Shipping Disaster In Tonga 9
to defend the S. PACIFIC Conference in Wellington, N.Z. 9
SIR HUBERT MURRAY 9
Advertising 9
AMALGAMATION? Inquiry About Papua and New Guinea to Commence in May 10
NEW SCHOOL IN TONGA Formally Opened By Queen 10
JAPAN SEEKS ENTRY TO NEW GUINEA 10
VICE REGAL TOURS Sir H. Luke and Lord Galway in Central Pacific 10
TROPICALITIES 11
ANOTHER MINISTER? Vicious Canberra System 11
Advertising 11
COPRA AND POLITICS 12
Advertising 12
SEARCH FOR OIL ABANDONED P.O.D. Withdraws From Papua 12
ABOUT ISLANDS PEOPLE 13
Advertising 13 , 14
ISLANDS BOUND 14
B.S.I. GIRL'S PRETTY WEDDING 15
Advertising 15
Morobe Road Bitoi Route Selected After Long Fight 16
Advertising 16
POMARE V. Notable Event in Papeete 17
NAURU'S BABY CENTRE OPENED 17
"NUTFALL" still unsolved 17
FIJI SCOUTS FOR N.Z. 17 , 18
Advertising 17 , 18
FAUMUINA Secures Coveted Samoan Title of Mataafa 18
Advertising 18
The Copra Market In Europe 19
BRITISH IN NEW HEBRIDES Strangers in a Queer, Three-Dimensional Administration 19
Advertising 19
TO DEAL WITH INFECTIOUS DISEASES 20
Steamships Trading Co. Buys Papua's Oldest P!antation 20
Advertising 20
APIA HURRICANE Disaster of 50 Years Ago 20
HOW "CALLIOPE" ESCAPED A Survivor's Story 20 , 21 , 22
Advertising 20 , 21 , 22
WHY NOT A HILL STATION? Tahiti Has Everything But the Energy 22 , 24
Advertising 23 , 24
PROVINCIAL OFFICER'S UNHAPPY LAPSE 24
£475,200 FOR OIL SEARCH 24
New Mission Vessel In Gilberts 24
Advertising 24
"GUBA" FOR IMPERIAL JOB Pioneer Airmail Flight Across South Indian Ocean 25
VEGETABLE RAIDS What Australia Is Doing To New Guinea 25 , 26
Advertising 25 , 26
The porten Of The Thunder 26
6-in. GUNS FOR PT. MORESBY 27
NORFOLK AND LORD HOWE SERVICE 27
TO AN OLD-TIMER 27
Rabaul Goes Ahead New Burns, Philp Store 27 , 28
Advertising 27 , 28
REV. R. L. TURNER 37 Years' Mission Work in Papua 28
Advertising 28
New President Pacific Islands Club 28
JAPAN IN THE GILBERTS Ruthless Attack on Australian Trade 29
END OF A DREAM Sunday Island Needed for Aviation 29
Advertising 29 , 30
land in central N. GUINEA Is There Room for Colonists? 31
DEATH OF MR. PHILLIP PALMER 31
Cruises To South Pacific Islands 31 , 32
Advertising 31 , 32
TWO N.G. RECRUITERS IN COURT 32
Advertising 32
ISLANDS TRAVELLERS 32
Advertising 32
"Tongans in Trousers and Top Hats" 33
Advertising 33 , 34
Rabaul House Servant Problem ''Absent Without Permission" 34
“VILA GETS THE LUXURIES” French In Santo Demand Better Conditions 35 , 36
Advertising 35 , 36
FROGS Discoveries By A Humorist In Papua 36 , 37 , 38
Advertising 37 , 38
CHRISTMAS ON THE WATUT 38 , 39
Advertising 39 , 40
SAMOA PREPARES Airports And A Defence Force 40
Tennis Standard of Gilbert Islands Natives 40
A FAMILIAR CORNER OF SUVA 41
LAST OF CHINESE PIONEERS Two Old Men In Samoa 41 , 42
Advertising 41 , 42
AUSTRALIA'S RUBBER SUPPLIES And What the Islands Can Do 42 , 43
CONDITION OF N. HEBRIDES NATIVES Part Played By The Missions 43
Advertising 43
NAURU CLAIMS FIRST ELECTRIC ORGAN 44
Advertising 44
What Kerosene Now Gives To The Isolated Islands Home The Following Article and Illustrations are supplied by the Shell Company distributors of Pennant Kerosene. 44 , 45 , 46
Advertising 45 , 46
EXPLORING CENTRAL NEW GUINEA Report by Leader of Taylor Patrol 46 , 47 , 48
Advertising 47 , 48
300 RECRUITS FOR FANNING IS. 48
THE BRITISH What An American Said Of Them 25 Years Ago 48
PLANE IN CRASH AT WAU, T.N.G. 49
FIJI PIONEERS Death of Mrs. Harry Granville Carr 49
Advertising 49 , 50
A CRAZY-QUILT OF EXCHANGE Queer Currency Conditions in New Hebrides 51
TORRES IS. CHIEFS DEAD 51 , 52
Advertising 51 , 52
N.G. PUBLIC SERVICE 52
RESTLESS VOLCANO Earthquake Damage in the Solomons 52
TWO DAYS ADRIFT Wreck of Fijian Cutter 52
SCIENCE BEATS MOSQUITOES 52
CENTRAL N.G. FERTILITY 53
New Data on Fly-Sepik Region in New Guinea 53
ROADS AT LAST! Activity in Port Moresby 53
Advertising 53 , 54
WHERE THE TRADER IS BANNED Idyllic Land of the Tuamotus 55
BISHOP STRONG'S VISIT TO PT. MORESBY 55 , 56
Advertising 55
PAPUAN ATTACKED BY SHARK 56
Advertising 56
CINDERELLA! How Makateo Became Richest of All 56 , 57
MODERN BUILDINGS IN APIA 57
Advertising 57
NEW GOLD RECOVERY METHOD 58
GRAND OLD MAN OF LEVUKA 90th Birthday of Captain David Robbie 58
Advertising 58
Aerial Survey of Easter Island 59
THE "TAHITIENNE" 59
Advertising 59 , 60
PATTERN SERVICE 60
Fashion Hints for Islands Women 61 , 62
Advertising 61 , 62
CUPID BUSY ON OCEAN ISLAND 62
CAROLINE ISLANDS HISTORY 62
8.S.I. PLANTATION INSPECTOR MARRIED IN SYDNEY 63
MEMORIES OF A PERILOUS N.G. VOYAGE 63
Advertising 63
SCOUTING ON OCEAN ISLAND 64
Advertising 64
Death of E. C. Ransome, O.B.E. 64
A "GOODWILL" GESTURE! 64
NEW VESSEL FOR TAHITI 64
MINING NEWS From Fiji 65
From New Guinea 65 , 66 , 67
Advertising 65 , 66
Quotations For Mining Shares FIJI. 67
BROADCAST OF COPRA PRICES 67
BUILDING BOOM IN FIJI 67
Australian Short Wave Broadcast 67 , 69
Advertising 67 , 68 , 69
ISLANDS PRODUCE Coffee 70
Advertising 70
Exchange Rates 70 , 71
PACIFIC PEOPLE 71
Advertising 71
Market Quotations Copra 72 , 73
Advertising 72
NEW RABAUL AERODROME 73
Shipping Services in the Pacific Sydney-Solomon Islands-New Guinea Subject to alteration without notice. 73
Advertising 73
KIDNEYS CAUSE OF MANY BACKACHES 74 , 75 , 76 , 77
Advertising 74 , 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80

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