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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
FEDERAL CAPITAL SPORTS STORE EASTLAKE. Cricketing Goods (selected by A. Kippax, Aus Xi.) Wireless Outfits - Tennis Goods - Gramophones and Records. - All the Latest Songs and Sheet Music. AYRES' 192G CHAMPIONSHIP TENNIS BALLS, at 2C/C per dozen. AGENCY -rUTLRRANSEN REGISTERING 1'IANO AND MASTERTOUCH ROLLS. GEORGE VINCENT, M.LILV.E, (Eng) ^ HEATING & VENTILATING ENGINEER, Invincible Fan Works, Darlinghurst - Sydney. Consult this flim for installing o> stem Î of Domestic Heating foi Homes, and Hot '\\ ater Suniily S> stems. ' Local Enquiries please addres9 to the Office of This Paper--, "Canberra Times"-for immediate attention.
RELIABILITY TRIAL To Include Canberra [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
RELIABILITY TRIAL To Include Canberra The Motor Cycle- Club1 of New Soulh Wales has arranged Its annual six days' trial to take place during the Christmas Holidays this year, com- mencing on December 26, and finishing on, December 31. "This event la one of the moat popu- lar of all motor cycle trials, and as the prize money is large, and, the course will extend through ,thc South Coast districts, including Canberra and, Mount Kosciusko, It is anticipated that the entry will be a large one. The course decided upon will be as follows: First Day: Sydney G.P.O., Bulli, Kiama, Nowra and Milton. 140 miles. i Second Day: Bateman's Bay, Nar- ooma, Bega., Eden, 170 miles. Third Day: Cathcart, I^ombala, Nimmitabel, Cooma, 157 miles. Fourth Day: Cooma to Kosciusko, via Adaminaby'(3 hours stop), return- ing to Cooma, 126 miles. Fifth Day: Queanbeyan, Canberra,, Gunning, Crookwell, 140 miles. Sixth Day: Loggan, Taralga, Wom- beyan Caves, Mittagong, (Picton and Sydncv G P O , 1G7 miles. Total dis...
MOTOR-CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
MOTOR-CYCLING. The 11 h.p. Norton has made a clean sweep of sidecar records from six to 12 hours, the now average speed for half the clock being 61.72 m.p.h.» "I find that a 45 in ¿.h. fall is dan- gerous;'at 00 m.p h. the rider escapos with bruises; and at* 90. m.p.h, with seal eely a scratch," sai'd ,Ur. Eric Gard. ner, -the Brooklands medical officer at Wuybridge recently. ' Pedestrians in Mexico city complain that the traine .police arc "loo,loose, on the trigger;" their bullets, intend-"^ id for offending car drivers, often lind their mark on the pavements. . '_ ,A fine performance was recently es'-* tab'llshed by an English" rider. Aiding a li h.p. FranciB-Barnett, J. J, llall averaged 33.6 m.p.h. for 200""milcs.. In- cidentally ho lowered ' the 200-mlle 'record' for the 125 , c.c. class by ,3 minutes. A London daily newspaper stated that British supremacy in the I.O.M. was being seriously challenged for the 'first time this year. The writer has apparently overlooked the fact ...
LIVE STOCK Surplus of Sheep EFFECT OF RECENT RAIN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
UVE STOCK Surplus of Sheep EFFECT OF RECENT RAIN | Tho rain during last week ensured a good spring and summer and the dis- trict should be looking smilingly .well during the next couple of months. There is still a dullness in the"shcop market owing to surplus numbers, but as the wool market is very solid and seasonal prospects so assured there is no inducement for vendors to accppt the ruling low prices for "off shears" lots. Woodgers' and Calthorpe report that the present ruling raies for forward delivery stock are: .Lambs at weaning .10/- to 12/15, with sales at 10/-; young, wethers ' 12/6 to 15/-, with sales at 12/0. Ewes from 10/- 'to 20/-, accord- ing to age and quality with sales of ii year old ewes for delivery at wean- ing Unie 10/ -to 12/0.
ONE £'s WORTH OF CO[?]UGH M[?]IXTURE FOR T[?]O SHILLINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
ONE «'i W^^ORTH OF OOOUGH WIB1XTURE ' 4 . FORTVWVVO 8HILUNGS5S r$3 adding wssater lind nncottonln^ lo GEL bullio oflICOBNîîO JOH little _a. sup axyly cqucal lo oU*eht ordinal) s«=lzed hut öijcs of tim flncssM: qualin mljaxraro foi ocoufeliB, colds croup, 'fill bc-ronchltls, sand wliooiilnt s»-eoiigl(, lliaf »could cost t*up to ii linríiaNZÜ conti ot=nly V- a j_&>ottle, and I» esquall} good fear yowis ¿grand old IWDE=NZO la m^- and will xeiot upset tho digestion of seven tie ^younijost'liibi Tho best JIT BES for «sootlilng tin» «"chest and Ihrrx-oat . «co 5^CCENS50WtC^3JJDIAM0AD^, IA (or ~~Z-r- , "im» nu, "' *" - ..f^tiaxt'rwtjmtma^jtsBa
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
.FOOTBALL ,i -iift 11/77 - ., .V - £. * V Mlf=~j¿WCi Ho««, ^oft &lt;3bfa|il)o)»n. Iras doijutXdSâ "a Cqp 01 -a* trophy for ¿"»«ae>2it*-j |ea¡¡ox"ai"\H foothill It^ is to hq pieSeioted j tojliss Wai çl(rnlvrot-»tl>aai club, Olid AV»11 lu'litsao-vvn au tlio 13o-~vvers' Hospital Cp-jj» |
BIBLE IN ESPERANTO [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
BIBB-E IN ESPERANTO Tho Old. TeMnmcnt Is -sfciort'y to bo pulill»hed in hBpeiiinto- Kor «overol )CIIIB a committee of espxir-tts Ins been "ngaged aron tlio v\orlt c:ommi*iicLd bl Dr, fi fi. Zamciihoff, ln-ventor of U perunlo - t Iho cost of tlio now version lins Ijeen gunranteeca i>y un niionyneaous fríen | of tho ISiicraurto* .Association- it is not In- tended lo 1>« Scriptural ipropognndn, In (ho usual way, 1)tc Ksp-eranto tye» Testament- was puhlMicd an 1912 aii|l It Is »luted authoritatively *hat this ver- sion Iras OMbfcawçd a good «cireukllop. Vam th&e »oint of vlovv of the esper- anto Boolesty. thO vondon snortly to Ira published -will bo n stan.'dajd worto In the ^J^j^uam. . j r
EVERYDAY TALKS Marvels of the Creation [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
EVERYDAY TALKS -Marvels of the Creation No1 long ago there appeared in England and America a gentleman of Egyptian descent who, for a little) while,* astonished a large number of people, by performing what appeared to be miracles. He hypnotised rabbits, stuck- pins through his own cheeks without winc- ing, and stiffened himself so that his body could be placed like a bridge on two chairs, and a small boy could stand on It without causing it to sag. All these things appeared to be .so mysterious as to seem super-natural, It was difficult to believe that the man did not possess more than earthly powers. In order to further add to this im- pression, he announced that on a certain day he would allow himself to be* seal- ed up in a casket, and have the cask- et lowered under water, where it would remain for an hour. Something happened to that miracle, The electric bell ,the button of which was placed in the casket for emergency use, jingled violently just after tho water closed over the ...
PAPER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURE IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
PAPER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURE IN AUSTRALIA. Investigations on paper pulp and cel- lulose which aro being carried out by the Council for Scientific and Indus- trial Research have elicited a number of economically important facts dur ng the last 12 months. The major problem under investiga- tion during the period was the pulp. ing of eucalyptus woods by ' flic sul- phite process. This question was first taken up in 1924 following the suc- cessful application of the soda process n a modified form to the pulping of "he eucalypts. It was then considered that, if the sulphite' process could be used, theie would be a strong possi- bility of making pulp cheaply enough to allow of its use in the manufacture of newsprint, of which about 100,000 tons a year was used in Australia at that time. After six months of Inves- tigation in 1924, the results were suf- ficiently encouraging to cause the Amalgamated Zinc Co. Ltd. to carry out a commercial test in Europe, for which purpose 100 tons of stringy...
MOTOR ACCIDENTS In Victoria ANALYSIS OF CAUSES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
MOTOR ACCIDENTS In Victoria ANALYSIS OF CAUSES According to a return presented to the Victorian Legislative Assembly this week, accidents in which motor vehicles were involved in Victoria in 1925, was 3491, of which 3179 occuned in the metropolitan urea, and 312 in the country. The principal causes of the accidents were:-Motorists' negligence, 1751; pedestrians' negligence, 510; driv- ing on wrong side of road (motorist), 239; drunken motorists, 71; drunken pedes^riañsT 52. Altogether, 2197 per- sons were injured in accidents, 180 fatally. There were 8494 prosecutions during the year, and "fines imposed In 1925 amounted to £16,110. .
Women Can't Be Girls [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
Women Can't Be Girls Girls must bo girls, or as the modem vprplon puts It, girls will be boys-and ?vomen niust be women. No trickery of dress can bridge the years between. The old days of 'the trailing skirt have gone and ;io one wishes them back, 1>ut It Is both, ridiculous anil immodest Tor young women to go about displaying their leg.s as though they were little/ children. It Is up to sound sense to call a halt with the "low and high" frocks now wom. They, leave nothing for the evening as far, as low neck anil sleeveless arms are concerned, and nothing for the surf as regards shortness,
HOUSEHOLD HINTS STAINS ON LINEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
HOUSEHOLD HINTS STAINS. ON LINEN. ' Stained linen needs special care In the treatment given for removing, for more than any other material, it is likely to rot and become 'discoloured as a re- sult of chemical action. Thus it is most Important that whatever t,he.agent used, it Is completely washed and rinsed out afterwards. 1 Table stains' such as tea, coffee, wine and fruit, sho.uld, aftor washing, be well rubbed with household ammonia onclttuen treated with hydrogen peroxide in- the proportion of one part to 100 parts,of water.' Rust, ironmould, and ink yield to salts of' lemon- rubbed lightly in with smooth stick of wood. The stain should .rest over ia .Vessel containing boiling waten* It may bo necessary to repeal the process, but finally thoroughly .soap ?ing&lt; and rinsing in ammonia water should be given. Oil, tar, and grease yield mostly to benzole ' after steeping ,n boiling water. Apply around tho outer edge of stain, and with a clean rag work towards the centre o...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
FURS OF DISTINCTION S FOX PAS1UONAT IT3 I UPvRIDR, 116 Liverpool Street, Sydne) The Best Values are to be had from a Dependable Specialist. WE .SPECIALISE IN FURS ONLY Always a largo assortment of Stoles, Coats and Chokers, etc for your selection. Wo ha-\e a special countiy oidor depaitmont, and glveipvery attention to the Tanning, D\elng, and making up ot Rabbit and Pox Skins/etc, into Stoles, Coats, Chokers, and Rugs, otc, 01 anj desiicd gaimcnt WRITE TOR .ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE , , Countiy Orders Post Piec S. FOX FASHIONABLE FURRIER, 116 LIVERPOOL STREET, SYDNEY MISS M. MCINTYRE (late of Pai moi s ) ^ MONARO ST., QUEANBEYAN isow SHOWING jim LATEST CREATIONS IN SPRING ROBES £&lt;iltt.L?NBRY., f ' I. M. HILLS, Ladies* Hairdressing Salon MONARO sfRBi.r QUEANBBY\N (Opposite bt Giegoij'b- Hall) BOBBING, SHINGLING, BOSTON. MARCELLE WAVING. SHAMPOO & SCALP TREATMENT. * CHILDREN A HPEOIALIIY. 'Phone Queanbejan 229
PARIS FASHIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
PARÍS FASHIONS Several seasons ago, a great' dressy maker hero proved to us how very be coming' the* very dark reds can bo' with white hair-especially at night. But then, every colour'in the. palette is acceptable for the evening; and has boon accepted for a year or more, .so that red evening frocks .present no, difll-' culty. Chiffon, too, brings bounteous oppor- tunity >for displaying one's taste and one's personality., topples and ¿aisles on a white background bring colorful display; 'and are becoming to mhny to many types. Old-fashioned flofrors rival modern geometrical patterns ia the prints ort chiffons . J , As for. organdi, it, is more fapnat ing(,than any of t.hü(&lt; modern ¡issuer Especially, is tho /'"Period"' dress/in or- gandi alluring-the "period" 1S50, robb de-style. It is usually of whito/muslin, with a close-fitting bodice, anda billow- ing three-flounced 'skirt, oftcn'i'ecorated with camellias,* whjte, * delicojf'ly pink, and red, all fashioned of. fol'...
LAPSTONE DEVIATION Official Opening Postponed [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
LAPSTONE DEVIATION Official Opening Postponed Arrangements were recently made by the N.R.M.A. and the Blue Mountains Shire Council for the official opening of the new road over Lapstone Hill on October 10, bul it has now been found that the delay in the completion of the railway bridge carrying the road &nbsp; over the western line will not permit of this, being done until some future date, yet to be decided. Accordingly, the function has been put off indefinitely. The deviation, &nbsp; which is a top gear road for its whole length, adds nearly two miles to the distance, as contrasted with the pre- sent road.
MELBOURNE TRAMWAYS LOAN OF £500,000 [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
MELBOURNE TRAMWAYS LOAN OF ¿500.000 For the purpose of carrying on con- version worlts now in progress and to begun shortly, arrangements' have 'been mide by the Melbourne and Metropoll ,'" T''"mw¡iys Board to borrow 'a'n ad- ditional sum of fSOO.OOOsfrom the State havings Bank at interest at the rate of .>! Per cent, a year for a period of 10 year«. The loan is regarded as being a particularly favourable one In view of we fttct that it is understood that it' «is been raised free of all expenses.
AGRICULTURE Research Work in France [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
AGRICULTURE Research Work in France -Mr. W. II. Gepp (Chairman of the Commonwealth Migration and Devel- opment Commission), has recently visited France lo learn something of the French Ministry of Agriculture's method of Agriculture research ' work. He motored to Grignon, the Minis- try's school of Agriculture^'and experi- mental farm, where the study concerns chiefly wheat and sheep, but dairying and pif* culture are carried on. The director welcomed Mr. Gepp's Proposal for ,a regular exchange of re- ports with the Australian States De- partments of Agriculture. -
AN HISTORIC VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
AN HISTORIC VISIT. The visit to Canberra next week of the delegation of the Empire Parlia- mentary Association which is at pres- ent visiting Australia will mark an impoitant point in the development af the Federal Capital City. »Here will be enacted a ceremony which will rank in historic importance second only to the official opening of the House of Parliament In May of next year. The presentation lo the Parliament of the Commonwealth by the United Kingdof branch of the Empire Pai liamentary Association of the Speakers' Chair, is an event of more than ordinary sign- ificance. The function which this beautiful piece of furniture may play 'n the fuluie of Australia is one which thq greatest national impoi tance is at- tached. Added significance is impart- ed to the gift and the occasion by the inscription which is carved on the base of the chair and which leads as'fol- lows. "This replica of the 'Speaker's Chair in the.House of Commons., al Westminster is herewith près-.. ented tp th...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
A FAIR COMPARISON OF 0. K. Elliott's Cash Furniture Values AT THEIR FACTORY SHOWROOMS. buv a riIiST-01-AKK r.fl. liEDROOM SUITE for £33/15/ ^ Th.it «?" "C(,sl .'"," "-".vwlioie else in Sydney, X 15. lÚxUItlOb'S LOUNGE 3-riECE SUITE, Select Your Own Covering-, .^ ., t t., i , . i . . . > . ?.**.» . . ? . 9Er 10/lU/ ~ I'lmt will cost ion .UÏ2 anywhere else. TI» Reason Is simple; vie, make them ourselves, using first class ? ¡al'put together by competent artisans, under the direction of one of the firm. £E000O worth of 1926 Ideas of Home Furnishings to Select from. All Marked in-Plain Figures, Factory Prices. We manu- facture from any design or catalogue Tho trade supplied. nnoii for business, S am., to G p.m., MONDAY to THURSDAY; FRIDAY, s am lo"¡) 30 p.ni. SATURDAY, S a.m. to 1 iun. Free'Dclivery within 20 milos, Country Orders well packed, put on rail or boat free. We accept ciish DI dei h fiom the Camperdown Estate and Cash Order Co 2: (louis fiom our showiooma. 0. R. ELLIOTT'S,...