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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
For All You Want in ' DEPENDABLE Groceries YOU CANNOT DO BETTER THAN AT MORAN & CATO'S )r *». . , Australia's Largest Grocery- Organisation, - *. "?*. K -. ' \r ' r Rcsidei ts i in Federal Capital Area -Yqu can send your order to tis with confidence Not only , are our prices lowei-but we guarantee the QUALITY of every article we sell. WE MAKE NO CHARGSS FOR CASES OR PACKING. We Deliver Free on Rail Sydney. WRITE FOR / OUR COMPLETE GENERAL CATALOG, and SPECIAL COUNTRY BARGAIN LIST-Posted Free to Any Address. USE THIS FORM. Please Post Catalog and Special Bargain Lists NAME.'..:... POSTAL ADDRESS. Caribou a ' Tim« s ' Sôp I MORAN & CATO LTD, cow^.ousi^R 122-128 Cleveland St, Sydney 1 PRÉSENTATIONS.1 * WEDDINGS. I J _GIFTS. SOUVENIRS._ j ¡ The Choicest Selection Out of the City. ¡ I AH New Designs in Sterling Silver Plate. ' § 1 * WRIST V/ATCHES in Endless Variety. I I Novelty Fob Watches- 1 5 Jewelled- ¡ ¡ The Very Latest Idea * ¡ XYiiONJ'in & TOR'iorsEsHni.ir,...
NEWS IN BRIEF AN AMAZING CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
NEWS IN BRIEF AN AMAZING CLAIM. A new power to i cvohitionHc Induá try and usher in a nw cia'of mp olmnip«! is pijj'"+«>d *i *"ivi&lt; r>«5"n thf discovery of -Mrv H. S. Osborne, a watcn.fiu.KOt', qt'Aliiur>. j.u«s^jjj>vt, ?will be'largely-, electric, reducing lu ibHctlon^îo' o.rntin&lt;'ñniTi.*'J,nj',voivlc-'' - vaults from ^working: modela of, 'Mr. ühboúie MiomU líím^vto believe that it will be j possible 5¿ta'"rim a velrclc Nr eather _, Sydney .01* Melbow no at little .cost beyond tv reí. -The, power uni will femain unaffected, by ravages of "time, and §0 successful have experi- ments proved that Mr~. Osborne intends to manufacture models on a largrci scale ,ln ' Syclnoy, ntcanwhlle '.greaiçsl card being- taken to protect the secrets' claimed until patent rights have been secured. 1Í prominent nedney engineer is "interested'and will finance the pro- ject. v~ s
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
"The Firm That Keeps Faith" Z ¡ CENTRAL SQUARE, SYDNEY I 1, We provide everything for I" your home or personal use , for cash or easy terms. «.> % Local Representative -- W.; J. Bowe I' Morrisett St., .QUEANBEYAN ' * t «> § Visits this district regularly. Send you* $ address and he will submit our full range of § catalogues, and explain our easy, extended % . payment system. I ' .> Our handsomely illustrated catalogue'sent post «> fiee on îeceipt of your address. % SYDNEY. g \ V"^1' vh , rtli ^ 'H'. !"?*. ' 'Jti.. ^HE last stage of the day on a walking tour brings à thirst that is honestly earned. Then it,is that the Hotel with the ICB. sign looms up as a welcome milestone marking the end of a perfect day. ' , For the tired traveller knows that the foaming, glass of K.B. holds for him the refreshment, , the pleasureftil quenching of thirst, and the replenishment1 of energy, unfailingly found in a true Lager.
SPARKLETS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
SPARKLETS "That schoolgiil complexion" Is often found on a man's shoulder. The "Spi Ing Song"-The Income Taxi Amei leans appear to have a "soft spot" for liquor. George Washington never told a lie p-but that was in the days' before we had ti allied diplomats "Women aro more independent than Hen," siys'a lady wilier. She cci lainly shows moie backbone. Foie' Love is a golf course-but ' mai riago is often a bunker. "Henry Ford is now turning out 10,000 cars a day. (American paper) -And ye't some folk worry about the .voi Id becoming ovei populated. / " ' ?> t Revised version-"Her face is lier fchemist's) 'lortune." ? > s The apple has gone out of fashion his is the age of the "Peach." A man -was fined In Sydney recently 01 keeping In a backyaid, 20 x 40 feet, ¡0 fowls, a. billy gôatptwo nanny goats, 'mu dogs and GO pigeons. A case of who's zoo? -, * * Mr Moto: '"Sorry, dear, T was de ained In-lown by a little thing-" Mis Moto: "Ah! that would be her powder puff *Lfound in your p...
GOLDEN LEAF [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
GOLDEN LEAF Isolated storms proved a blessing to soiho Tumut tobacco growers this sou,- I 3oiV¡ who thereby cut a good bright leaf for which up to 3/- lier lb. was paid. The buying of the southern dis- tricts tobacco crop has now been com- pleted. The leaf, totalling about 200 tons, -Was all flue-cured, and is esti- mated to average s'cwt. per acre. The season was not the best, and Where crops missed the, opportune stoims, the leaf wits of a lower quality. "
A FREAK RABBIT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
A FREAK RABBIT A rabbit, with two tusks from the &nbsp; top jaw, which were nearly an inch in length, and, that had grown in a curve to meet the lower jaw, was destroyed recently by Mr. J. E. Mabbott, at Euro- pambela, New South Wales. There wns only one tooth in the lower jaw, and bunny was in perfect condition.
NEW HOSTEL The Kurrajong PRESSED INTO USE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
NEW HOSTEL The Kurrajong &nbsp; PRESSED INTO USE The recently completed Hotel Kur- rajong will be used for the first time next week to assist in accommodating visitors to Canberra for the present- ation ceremony of the Speaker's Chair. The accommodation provided will be of an improvised character however, and will only be for a limited number. The offical opening of the hotel will not take place until October 29, when the Canberra Tennis Club will hold its second annual ball.
£2,000,000 LOAN FOR CANBERRA EARLY FLOTATION Preparations are being made by the Australian Loan Council for the flotation of a loan of £6,000,000 of which £2,000 000 is for the purpose of providing finance for the Federal, Capital Commission. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
£2,000,000 LOAN FOR CANBERRA EARLY FLOTATION &nbsp; Preparations are being made by the Australian Loan Coun- cil for the flotation of a loan of £6,000,0OO of which £2,000, 000 is for the purpose of pro- viding finance for the Federal Capital Commission. In the budget speech of the Federal Treasurer in July, reference was made to the increased activities of the Fed- eral Commission in accordance with the decision that Parliament shall open in Canberra next May. Provision was then made in the loan estimates for raising a loan of £2,000,000 on behalf of the Federal Capital Commission to finance the large housings and ac- commodation projects in hand. The loan will be placed on the market at an early date. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Commonwealth and States, ex- cept New South Wales, are now co- &nbsp; operating in the issue of a loan of £6,000,000 which will be for State pur- poses and for use at Canberra. A prospectus for the information of the subscribers is exp...
With a Golden Key [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
With a Golden Key WHEN the Houses of Parliament are opened in Canberra next year, the Duke of York will perform the ceremony with a golden key. The key is at present being designed, and on completion, three keys will be struck from the design. The actual key to be used by the Duke of York will be of gold, and will be kept by the Duke after the ceremony. A replica of the key will be kept in Parliament House for exhibition purposes while a steel key will be made, which will be in daily use as the key to the main door of Parliament House.
THE TRANSFER Commonwealth Staffs NEXT YEAR'S PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
THE TRANSFER Commonwealth Staffs NEXT YEAR'S PROGRAMME The short session of Parliament which will be held in Melbourne in February next, will make a considerable difference to the original plans for the transfer of the Commonwealth depart- mental staffs from Melbourne next year. The main operation of transferring central staffs of departments may not be commenced until the session at Parliament has ended. This will mean that the actual transfer in numbers will not commence until March when Parliament will have risen. The mov- ing will continue without cessation un- til the beginning of May when it will have to be interrupted again owing to the opening ceremony. No members of the staffs may be transferred after the first two or three days of May until the ceremonials have been dispensed with, and then the moving may be con- tinued only for a few weeks, owing to the advance of winter. It Is con- sidered possible that transfers may continue until well into June, but it is not considere...
NEW ROAD PLANT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
NEW ROAD PLANT The Yarrowlumla Shire Council de- cided, at its meeting on Saturday last, to purchase a road plant at an ap- proximate cost of £1,500. It is un- derstood that the motive power of the new plant will be steam. Two of the Councillors will examine several plants in Sydney, and report on some to the Council. &nbsp;
SCHOOLBOY HOWLERS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
SCHOOLBOY HOWLERS Here are some of the best "howlers" examination papers have recently given in England: Posters are sheets of paper pasted on blackguards. Ali Baba means away when the crime was committed. Gray wrote "Energy in a Country Churchyard." Queue is Latin for two by two. Raleigh invented potatoes, tobacco, and also the bicycle. The Old Hundredth is the name of an inn. A Molecule is a girlish boy. Pompeii was overwhelmed by a great eruption of saliva. A little goose is called goblin. Saul was annointed by Samuel, who poured petrol on his head. Lystra was where Paul healed a hy- pocrite. Habeus Corpus was a phrase used during the great plague of London, and means "Bring out your dead." An aristocrat is a man who performs tricks on the stage. R.S.V.P. means "Received same very &nbsp; prompt." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Doldrums are a series of high rocks near the Equator. &nbsp; An Indian reservation consists of a mile of land ...
THE CANDEDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
THE CANDIDATES. MISS BETTY MASON, Nominated by the Men's Stall. &nbsp; MISS AL?MA KEEFE, Nominated by the Fancy Stall. MISS HAZEL DEANE, &nbsp; Nominated by the Sweet Stall. &nbsp; &nbsp; MISS EUNICE FREEBODY, &nbsp; Nominated by the Refreshment Stall &nbsp; &nbsp; MISS MARY WOODGERS, Nominated by the Jumble Stall.
GREAT WHITE TRAIN Visit to Canberra COMMITTEE FORMED [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
GREAT WHITE TRAIN Visit to Canberra COMMITTEE FORMED A meeting of business people was held at Eastlake on Friday last to meet Mr. W. A. Howard, advance re- presentative of the Great White Train. Mr. Williams, manager of J. B. Young Ltd., occupied the chair and after Mr. Howard had explained the objects of the Great White Train, the chairman moved the following resolu- tion which was carried unanimously. "That this meeting of citizens wel- comes the visit of the "Great White" Train, and resolves that all present form a general committee to organise a fitting reception and to further pro- mote an "Australian-Made Prefer- ence Shopping Week, and that a com- mittee be appointed to direct opera- tions." &nbsp;
SYDNEY CRICKET SEASON [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
SYDNEY CRICKET SEASON v SVdncy Grade .cricketers opened their .season on Saturday, when many new- comers performed well. A'. Scanos, playing for St. George, scored 157 in 147 minutes, 1&lt;\ Raw land (Mosman) 115, and V. Johnston (Western Suburbs), 120. At the conclusion of play the po Bition-of the matches were: Paddington (139) v. Glebe -(5/04). northern District, (115) v. Randwick (2/GO). Wpstern Suburbs (7/309), ,v. Univer- sity. Mpsman (9/3S1) v.'Manly. ' '' Gordon (310) v. Waverley (0/7). Cumberland (335) v. Marrickville. North Sydney (156) v. Petersharr (3/89). ' 'St.'George (381) v. Balmain (0/1C).
CANBERRA-TO-THE-SEA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
CANBERRA-TO-THE-SEA &nbsp; A deputation from the Canberra-to- tho-Sea League will wait on the Fede- ral Ministers at Canberra on Monday next, to urge on the Federal Govern- ment the advisability of constructing a good road from Canberra to the Coast, via Hoskins' Town and Braid- wood to Moruya and Bateman's Bay. The Yarrowlumla Shire Council at their last meeting on Saturday, de- cided to link up with other shires; and Messrs. Kelly and Ashcroft were ap- pointed as representatives of the coun- cil on the deputation. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
TURF NOTES THE SPRING MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 7 October 1926
TURF NOTES THE SPRING MEETING -Glorious weather, tremendous crowds, and excellent racing marked the open-. !ng of the Spring meeting at Randwick,, which together with the success,of the favoured candidates, made the meeting, one of the most successful yet held. .,, * * * , The Epsom provided the punter«^with a chance of getting '"some of their own back," and when .Amounis won easily from Fuji San, the public were thank- ful that at last one of the fancies had got home. The winner,went out at 5 tp 2 the same price as was quoted for Fuji San, but experienced no diffículty-'in wining easily. * * * The win of Rampion in the A.J.Ç. Derby occasioned .some little surprise, especially in view of the splendid track work of Limerick. This was more so in view of the fact that Ramplón created a new Australian record for the mile, beating the record previously held equally by Whittier and The. Hawk, and covering the distance In 1.3GÎ. * * « ' Ramplón followed In 'the foot&leps of other c...