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ROYALLA v. MICHELAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
ROYALLA v. -MICHELAGO. Royalla cricket ground was the scene of a happy little gathering on Sunday last to witness a match be tween Michelago and Royalla. The visitors were in quest of the Mac Greer Cup, but the home team put up a good battle to beat the visitors by 98 runs. Following are the scores:- MICHELAGO--First Innings J. Lawler, c Twyford, b Moore 4 J. Kelly, c Gibbs, b Moore ... . 17 T. Lawler, c Gibbs, b Moore . 4 B. :McTiernan, b Twyford .. 0. G. Kaye, b H. Gibbs .. ...., .. 17 A. Bunfield, c Burke, b Gibbs.. 6 W. -Kelly, b Gibbs .. 0 K. Smith, b Grimths .... . . 0 M. -Ryrfe, b Gibbs 12 J. McTiernan, b Gibbs . . ..:.'12 J. Shanahan, not out . .... 0 Sundries . . 1 Total . . ... .. 73 Bowling: Moore, 3 :for 15; A. Evans, 0 for 13; F. Twyford, 1, for 6; HI Gibbs, 5 for 24: ?L Grifths, 1 for 14. ryry t "' 1 ' R 4t4 ROYALLA-First Innings. J. Moore, b McTiernan ....... 0 E. Griffiths, c F.. McTiernan, b McTiernan.. ......... 21 H. Gibbs, c Smith, _b McTiernan 28 F. Twyford, c S...
RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
HED CROSS SOCIETY. . - *----- The Secretary of the Queanbeyan Red Cross Society (Mrs. C. T. Campbell) acknowledges the follow ing cash donations towards Xnm?s cheer for permanently disabled sol diers:- £ s. d. .. B. Young Ltd. ...... 2 2 0 Hayes and Russell Ltd. . 2 2 0 F. W. Hyles ........ 2 2 0 Dr. Christie ........ 1 1 0 J. G. Harris .. ....... 1 1 0 Mrs. E. Walsh . .. ... 11 0 Mrs. N. Farrar .... ..1 1 0 Woodgers & Calthorpe.. 0 10 6 Mrs. H. Land ...... 0 10 6 Rev. S. J. West . ..... 0 10 6 Federal Motor Garage .. 0 10 6 C. T. Campbell .. .. .. 010 6 H. W. Y. Deane ... .. 0 10 0 Mrs. J. M. McIntosh .. 0 10 0 5/- each: P. Rweell, J. Byrne, R. Dunne, J. W. Sproule, W. R. Guest, J. S. Davison, Abrahams. 2/6: Mrs. S. O. Taylor. 2/- each: Woodcock, Lumley, A. Griffths, R. Lazarus, J. Solomon, Feehan, Mrs. W. Parker, George Ah Linn, J. O'Connell, Miss McIntyre, Miss Keeffe, Reece.
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1925. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRAR ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan . Leader." THURSD.AY, O'CTOBER 29, 1U92.?. ItEi) CROSS SANATORIUM. Interest in tile admission of civi lian patients to the Red Cross Sana torium, "Bodington," at Wentworth Falls, is being shown in many prac tical ways. A prominent medical man, who in his practice finds many sufferers from tuberculosis, recently called in at the headquarters of the Red Cross Society and wrote 'out a i cheque for £100. - - - AN LMATED) WOOL DEMAND. Winchcombe, Cai'son Ltd. report: Vigorous bidding was.'in evidence throughout our Sydney wool sale on Mondiay. French, German, Belgian; and Italian buyers all competed keenly and operatiosis.on both York shire and Japanese account were brisk.. Australian manul5acturers frequently gave. the market useful support. We sold .at. auction 94 per cent. of the wool we offered. Values for all classes ;of merino, comeback' and fine crossired ivbool were firmly maintained .at the` best levels of the previou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
' JG.G HARRIS &CO. AUCTIONEERS & GENERAL AGENTS S.NEW ADI)RESS- COUNCIL CHAMBERS OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, QUEANBEYAN. WE ?INSURE YOUR HOUSE, YOUR FURNITURE, OR YOUR STOCK - LOWV PREMIUMS We are Agents for the Argyle Starr-Bowkett Building Society. A Payment of Gd per week entitles you to a Loan of £50, 5/- per week to £500. We Complete Your INCOME TAX RETURNS and give you advice ` y t `' in reference thereto. 15 years' experience.: TRUST/MONEY TO LEND ON GOOD SECURITIES ,. ' £1,000 or £5,000 AGENTS for Sale of the Principal Estates and Allotments. Cheapest and Best Sites in Queanbeyan. NOTE THE ADDRESS J. JG. HARRIS &CO . COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OPP. POST, OFFICE,, QUEANBEYAN SEE -IT- TO-NIGHT "AT THE THE TREMENDOUS DRAMATIC SPECTACLE ,% , including VESUVIUS IN ERUPTION ' and LILLIAN GISH'S remarkable *portrayal of Angela, the girl who be came 9YhWHHITE SISTER /,,:. IIIIIIIItllK|IIIIllilii The most appealingly beauti- IIlIIlIIIIII lIIIIIIIIIUI ful love-story of all ti...
R.M.C. SPORTS OFFICIALS: Judges: The Commandant and Staff. Starter: Major Clowes. Timekeepers: Lt.-Col. Plant, and Professors McKenzie and Gilchrist. Track Stewards: Captain Prisk and Major Bridgeford. Clerk of Course: Capt. Broadbent Committee: Major Clowes, Corporal Ryan, and Staff-Cadets Geddes and Chessels. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
R.M.C. SPORTS OFFICIALS: Judges: The Commandant and Staff. Starter: Major Clowes. Timekeepers: Lt.-Col. Plant, and Professors McKenzie and Gilchrist. Track Stewards: Captain Prisk and Major Bridgeford. , Clerk of Course: Capt. Broadbent Committee: Major Clowes, Corporal Ryan, and Staff-Cadets Geddes and Chessels. The annual sports in connection with the Royal Military College were bh-ld last Friday aftern,,:i at Dun troon. The weather was ideal an] there was a large attendance of resi dents from all the surrounding dis tricts. The sports ground was beau tifully green, and all the appoint ments in first-class order. The preliminary heats had been r disposed of during the preceding - days, so that only the finals had tL, - be contested, and in anrly rvry race close finishes resulted. Though 1 no records were broken, the times a generally were good, and in the 100 yards championship the College re cord of 10 1-5secs. was equalled. e The College championship was s won by Corporal Ryan. ...
ST. GREGORY'S CHURCH, QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 October 1925
ST. GREGORY'S CHUHRCH, QUEANBEYAN. Next Sunday, Nov. 1st, Fathers Reginald and Dawes, of the Passion ist Order, will open a week's Mission at Queanbeyan and also at Molonglo Settlement. The 8.30 Mass at Que- anbeyan will be the occasion of the usual monthly general Holy Commu nion of all members of the Sacred Heart Sodality, and the Mission will be formally opened at the 10.30 Mass. The Mission will last for a full week, closing at the Evening Devo tions on Sunday, November 8th. The daily Masses during the Mis sion week will be at 7 and 9 a.m., the latter being the Children's Mass. Evening Devotions, characterised by a special sermon, will be held at 7.30 every night. At Molonglo Settlement the Mis sion will open at 9.30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Nov. 1st, and will close at the 8 a.m. Mass on the following Sunday, Nov. 8th. Evening Devo tions at Molonglo will be held every night at 7.30, and the daily Masses will be at 6.30 a.m., and at 9 a.m. (Children's Mass). At Acton, the Mission wil...
DELAY IS DANGEROUS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
DELAY IS DANGEROUS. We all remember the ptetty story of the little hero who saved his na tive village in Holland by stopping with his hand, throughout the whole of a dark and tumultuous night, the gentle trickle of the sea through a leak in the dyke. Had he not done so, the wild sea must surely have worn its way through the dyke and flooded the village. Similar danger threatens us here. Hundreds of backs are aching, yet people are ne glecting this warning, and it's so easy to check kidney disease if taken in time; but don't neglect the first warnings. Read how the dan ger can be averted: Mr. W. A. Parker, Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, says: "I obtained a bottle of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills and this medicine proved the very thing I heeded for pains in the small of the back. I had suffered terribly with backache and could not get anything to relieve the pain. However, I have been quite free of this trying ailment ever since I used Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. They are a splendid kidn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
. . G. HARRIS & CO. . AUCTIONEERS & GENERAL AGENTS NEW ADDRE-.SS COUNCIL CHAMBERS OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, QUEANBEYAN. - WE INSURE YOUR HOUSE, YOUR FURNITURE, : OR YOUR STOCK - LOW PREMIUMS We "are Agents for the Argyle Starr-Bowkett Building Society. '-Payment of 6d per week entitles you to a Loan of £50, 5/- per week to £500. We Complete Your INCOME TAX RETURNS and give you advice in reference thereto. 15 years' experience. TRUST MONEY TO LEND ON* GOOD SECURITIES £1,000 or595,000 AGENTS for Sale of the Principal Estates and Allotments. Cheapest and Best Sites in Queanbeyan. NOTE THE ADDRESS J. G. HARRIS &- CO. COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OPP. POST OFFICE, QUEANBEYAN The Star Pictures RING 156 FOR RESERVATIONS. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7th UNIVERSAL JEWEL A WOMAN'S FAITH Featuring ALMA RUBENS and PERCY MARMONT, ZASU PITTS and JEAN HERSHOLT. Taken from "The Ladies' -Home Journal," "MIRAOLE." A wildly beautiful Canadian outdoors, where women are scarce and men love with a harsh ...
(Published by Arrangement.) STRANGLING DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) STRANGLING DEMOCRACY. In the "Times" (New York), B. A. Banks says: "The main grievance against the doctrine of prohibition lies in its assumption that a government of good order is incompatible with lib erty. The magnitude of the tragedy which this fanatical idea has brought about is only just beginning to dawn upon the minds of the American people. "Prohibition is not only to the prejudice of our republican institu tions but it has laid vandal hands upon all the ideals of democracy. "The American people of to-day find themselves enmeshed in the tan gle of an unnecessary and narrow minded intolerance which has taken the form of law. "It is not too much to assert that a very few thousand men with a single purpose in view might hold the balance of the population in complete subjection. Fanatical pro hibitionists have already got their left hand upon that machinery. "When the army and the navy and the aerial forces are completely at their disposal they would...
A HOME SERVICE SUGGESTION [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
A HOME SERVICE SUGGESTION Lately we have come across quite a number of motor mechanics who are making a good living by under taking the home servicing of cars. That is to say; for a set fee they will visit the owner's home, grease and oil the car and make any necessary running adjustments. This very helpful arrangement is one that might obviate the congestion of their own premises by cars left for trivial adjustments, whilst at the same time the shop would retain the work of making any major repairs.
CRICKET HOSTEL v. McCARTHY'S XI. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
HOSTEL v. McCARTHY'S XI. The "Hostel" Club in its match with McCarthy's XI. in the Federal Territory competition on Saturday last gained a three points win. Fol lowing are the scores: HOSTEL--First Innings. WV. Graham, c Sutton, b Parker 4 E. Graham, c H. Carlos, b Parker 4 R. Gardener, b Sutton ........ 9 J. Mobbs, b Sutton .......... 34 A. Britton, c G. Carlos, b Sutton 0 E. Birt, c Sutton, b H. Carlos.. 2 J. McFarlane, b Sutton ......... . 1 A. Howard, c Harris, b H. Carlos 1 A. Lambert, b Sutton ........... 0, H. Sandilands, not out . ..... .. 5 W. Wilton, b Sutton ........ 4 Sundries .............. 2 Total ............. 66 Bowling: Parker, 2 for .33; Sut ton, 6 for 20; H. Carlos, 2 for 11. Second Innings.' W. Graham, b Parker. . .... . 35 E. Graham, b G. Carlos ...... 7 J. Mobbs, not out .~.... ..... 5 Sundries ............. 6 Two wickets for ...... 53 Innings" declared closed.. Bowling: Sutton, 0 for 14; James, 0 for 14;' H. Carlos, 0 for 8; G. Car los, 1 for-5; R. Parker, l f...
JUDGING THE CHANGE UP [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
JUDGING THE CHANGE UP The art of the "double shuffle" or double clutching when changing to a lower gear is-one that we have al ready spoken of at length. A word however must be said of the, at times, equally difficult operation of changing from a lower to a higher gear. Where the owner finds that. he consistently makes a noise and clat ter when changing up he should take the car on a quiet piece of road and then experiment changing up at dif ferent speeds until he is able to judge to a nicety the instant at which the change up should be made with his particular car,
ROYALLA v. QUEANBEYAN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
ROYALLA V. QUEANBEYAN RAILWAY. Queanbeyan Railway team paid a visit to Royalla on Sunday last in quest of the Mac-Greer Cup. The home team proved too good for the visitors, as they retained the Cup by 58 runs. Scores: ROYALLA-First Innings. J. Gibbs, c Cooper, b Hourigan 0 F. Twyford, b Gribble ........ 13 J. Moore, b Ricklar .......... 8 H. Gibbs, b Hourigan ........ 7 C. Morrison, b Hourigan . ..... 31 J. Burke, c Houghton, b Ricklar 9 A. Evans, b Hourigan .... .... 5 E. Griffiths, c Davis, b Gribble 3 M. Morrison, not out......... 3 D. McKenzie, c Cooper, b Hourigan 5 E. Blewitt, b Hourigan ...... 2 Sundries .............. 10 Total .............. 96 Bowling: Hourigan, 6 for 16: Gribble, 2 for 50; Ricklar, 2 for 20. QUEANBEYAN RAILWAY-First Innings. Hobson, b Twyford ............ 2 Hourigan, c Gibbs, b Moore .. 8 Ricklar, c Grifliths, b Twyford 0 Gribble, b Twyford ..... ..... 14 Southwell, c McKenzie, b Moo:'. 2 Davis, run out..... ..... Cooper, c Moore, b Twyford .. 0 Bard~b Twy...
AN IMPROMPTU VYCE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
AN IMPROMPTU VYCE When the owner is constrained to tinker with his car on the road the absence of a vyce in which parts may be gripped firmly whilst he is at work is -often a handicap. Never theless it is practicable to improvise quite a - useful one by means of placing the jack under the running board of the car and clamping the object to be -held by working the jack upwards until it. is gripped tightly. -
CHEVROLET PRICES DOWN [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
CHEVROLET PRICES DOWN The policy of General Motors Cor poration, to maintain their products in the forefront as best value vehi cles, combined with lower production costs as a result of the phenomenal sales of Chevrolet cars throughout the entire world, permits of a sub stantial reduction in prices of these cars. As from 2nd instant the road ster single-seater car, and the five seater standard model will be selling at £208. These cars will be fitted with best Birkmyre canvas hoods, whilst black leather hoods can be obtained for £2/10/- ;additional. The de luxe model 5-seater fitted with black hood and side curtains. and four balloon tyres and tubes, will sell at £215. The 5-seater special model, fitted with black hood and side curtains, five balloon cord tyres and tubes, Storey shock absorbers all round, bumper bar in front, wind deflectors, sun visor, motormeter, wings and dumbell cap on radiator, nickel wind screen standards, hoodrest, number plate frame and robe -rail, four step ...
GOLF AT QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
GOLF AT QUEANWETAN. A mined foursome was played by members of the local Golf Club for Mr. C. T. Campbell's trophy and re sulted in a tie between Mrs. Hollo way and Saba, 83 (19), 64, and Mrs. Lineham and Holloway, 71 (7), 64. On 28th inst. Associates played their final compctitiou for the accu mulated entru*~. feeq. Mrs. .ine ham handed in a card for a record round of 42 strokes gross. Follow ing are the results: Mrs. Lineham, 42 (22 hdp.), 20 net; trophy value 30/ Mrs. Fawcett, 64 (28), 36; trophy value 20/ Mrs. Holloway, 58 (16), 42; tro phy value 10/ Mrs. McGuMe, 72 (28), 44. Miss Murphy, 64 (14), 5). Miss Morton, 79 (28), 51. Miss Oldfield, 75 (16), 59. Mrs. Martin, 78 (19), 59. Mrs. McGufe's trophy was won by Miss Murphy on the putting green. Miss Oldfield, in a few well-chosen words, on behalf of the Associates. presented Mrs. Fawcett with a golf club, suitably inscribed, on her de parture from Queanbeyan to Inverell. Mrs. Fawcett feelingly responded. On behalf of the Associat...
BITTER LESSONS WITH THE TYRES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
BITTER LESSONS WITH THE TYRES Not many days ago a friend of ours set out with his wife for what he hoped would be an enjoyable day's tour to the hills. His exepedition however proved anything but a plea sure and during the day he had quite a number of punctures which followed in quick succession. His recital of his 'woes brought home many points which the motor owner may overlook with corresponding discomfort and annoyance to him self. There is, for example, the wis dom of always carrying two spare wheels instead of the usual single spare. Punctures always seem -. run in pairs and if one had '.,wo spares upon which to fall ba~a when a tyre goes "phut" during the heat of the day, then unless one is meet ing with a very. bad run of luck it will be possible to defer all tube repairs until the end of the day. The safeguard of investing in new inner tubes when buying new.casings was exemplified by the fact that on a recent day an acquaintance who was using old inner tubes had trou ble wi...
DO ENGINES RUN BETTER AT NIGHT? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
DO ENGINES RUN BETTER AT NIGHT? In the question above we have, a controversy which has for long ex ercised the minds of the experts. One man will say that the idea that the car is running better after dark is purely a delusion of the mind or that the outlook of the driver after Idark leads him to believe that his machine is running faster and more sweetly and pulling better than in the day time. Others, however, aver that after dark there is a greater percentage of moisture in the air and that this makes far better combus tion and power output. Against this it is argued by some that the varia tion of the degree of moisture ih the atmosphere cannot possibly have any apparent effect. The latest theory to be propounded is that the car actu ally does run better after dark be cause the trees and other vegetation give off supplies of oxygen at night. In spite of these diametrically op posed views the motorist will gener ally agree that his car often seemed to take a new lease of life afte...
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
Local shearing is now in full swing and several of the earlier sheds -to the north of our district have cut out and the wool has been trucked. A considerable quantity of wool has been sold in the shed and Messrs. Woodgers and Calthorpe advise us they have already sold 500 bales for owners in this way and are busy with buyers inspecting other clips as they are shorn. 45/- for Hayes & Russell's econ omy Water-cooled Safes. Genuine "Kande" Flour Sifters 1/11: each at Hayes & Russell's Ltd. Dance lovers are reminded of the grand ball to be held to-night in St. Gregory's Hall under the auspices of the Federal Rovers' Rugby Football League.
CRICKET TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 5 November 1925
CRICKET TEAMS. The following team will represent Queanbeyan B Grade at Westridge on Sunday next, 8th inst. Cars will leave Moore Bros. at 1 p.m. sharp: C. Weller, C. Probin, V. Marsh, S. Kaye, J. Shumack, F. Blundell, B. Dudley, Bede Lupton, G. Brice, W. Daniels, P. DeSmet. Queanbeyan A Grade team will visit Michelago next Sunday, . 8th inst. The following team has been chosen to make the trip: J. Esmond,. K. Carnall, W. Freebody, W. Hurley; M. Byrnes, T. O'Connor, B. Keys, W. Hathaway, J. E. Carter, S.- Hineks man, A. E. Moore, J. Fleming. Cars will leave Moore Bros. at 9 a.m sharp. Players please- try and be early.