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REV. A. J. & MRS, CARTER FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
REV. A. J. & MRS CARTER FAREWELLED &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Monday night in the Presbyterian School Hall there was a large gather-- ing representative of all the Protes- &nbsp; tant demoninations to say farewell &nbsp; to Rev. and Mrs. Carter and family &nbsp; prior to their departure for Uralla. Mr. A. McDonald acted as chair- man, and after the singing of a &nbsp; hymn and a prayer by Rev. A. R. McVittie, a musical programme was rendered, the following contributing: &nbsp; Pianoforte solos, Misses Wilson, Mollie James, Sommerlad and Kermode; &nbsp; Songs, Messrs. Raff, Murphy and Mc- Donald; Recitations, Misses B. Ham- &nbsp; mond, Harris, M. Colman and Mr. &nbsp; Webber, jun. The chairman in his &nbsp; opening remarks stated that Rev. &nbsp; Carter had been minister of the charge during the last six years and he had known him for three years &nbsp;...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
. .renine ea.uc.tionx in. every cler tln.t b. 6h . . .. ..... .. .. " SHOP EARLY AND SAVE MONEY AT THIS SALE OF. SALES I MANCHESTER 1'""agg' i iV'IAiT+E . UNDENIABLE + DEPARTMENT $ BARGAIS IN T MANCHESTER + 36 inch HORROCKSES CALICO ... ....... 4/11 per half dozen 54 inch WHITE SHEETING . .......... ....... 1/3 per yard 80 inch WHITE SHEETING .. .. .. ............ 1/11 per yard 60 inch WHITE MERCERISED TABLE DAMASK Usual Price 3/11 yard; Sale Price 2/11 yard 36 inch GREY CALICO, Reduced to 9/6 doz yards. Splendid Quality. 54in. BLACK TWILL ITALIAN CLOTH. Special Sale Price 1/3 yard 30 inch FLORAL CRETONNE. Reduced to 9d per yard. 36 inch FLORAL CRETONNE. Only 1/- per yard. S (Quality in a good Cretonne like these is rare buying.) DOUBLE WIDTH CASEMENT CLOTH .......... 1/3 per yard ++=I+li+am++ IN THE ++n" [+ + - + OUR SALES 4 . NOTE OUR 4 GENUIARE MERCERY REDUCTIONS .l+.+E m+ ÷+, DEPARTMENT y+ .:.' MEN'.S WEAR MEN'S BLACK COTTON SOX . ......... Three Pairs for 1/ 5 MEN'S GREY SOX wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
T QTUEANBEYAN TIJMIBER CO. LTD, ISH to iniorm 1luilders and tie Public in general that they have OPENED BU-ýNESS in URIARRA ROAD, and solicit a share of their patronage. TIMBER, JOINERY, CEMENT, ETC. SUPPLIED IN ANY QUANTITY ON SHORTEST NOTICE. J. KEENAN, Manager. W. H. MA ON (late Partner of the Firm of Mec Donald & Mason, Funeral Directors Wagga ) BUILDING CONTRACTOR AND UNDERTAKER WISHES to notify the people of Queanbeyan and Federal Terri tory that having installed a com plete service of Motor. and Horse drawn Vehicles, and combined with 20 years' City and Country experi. ence in Undertaking, he is prepared to conduct Funerals from any part of the Town and District, and can assure patrons that Funerals en. trusted to him will be satisfactorily conducted. 'PHONE 29. ADDRESS: Crawford Street, Queanbeyan. THE BEST QUALITY PRACTICALLY AT CITY PRICES FIBROUSIPLASTERR SHEETI G AND ALL KINDRED WORKS Also for Mosaic, Terrazzo and Flooring Absolutely EQUAL to anything in Melbourn...
SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
SHIRE COUNCIL The monthly meeting was held last Saturday. Present: Crs. Kelly (pre sident), Keeffe, Hardy, Southwell and Chinnery. The financial statement submitted by the clerk 'showed the General Fund had a debit balance of £765 18/, Trust Fund a credit of £125, and the. Sanitary Service Fund, credit, £66/6/10. The' statement was received, and accounts paid subject to confirma tion amounting to £328/1/11 Gen eral Fund, and £941 Trust Fund, were confirmed, and accounts total ling £403/0/7 .General Fund and £19/12/8 Sanitary Service Fund were passed for payment. The following correspondence was received and dealt with: From the Overseer submitting his monthly progress report in connec tion with works carried out during the month and in progress. The report was adopted. From the Overseer recommending that no objection be taken to the closing of certain roads in the parish of Tuggranong, as applied for by A. G. Halloran.-Report adopted. From the Overseer recommending that repairs be c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
J. G. IAR IS & CO, . AUCTIONEERS & GENERAL AGENTS::: NEW ADDRESS COUNCIL CHAMBERS - OPPOSITE POST OFFIOE, QUEANBEYAN. WE INSURE YOUR HOUSE, YOUR FURNITURE, OR YOUR STOCK - LOW 'PREMIUMS. N We are Agents for the Argyle Starr-Bowkett Building Society. 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 in reference thereto. 15 iyears' experience. TRUST MONEY TO LEND ON GOOD SECURITIES £1,000 or £5,000 AGENTS for Sale of the Principal Estates and Allotments. A Cheapest and Best Sites in, Queanbeyan. NOTE THE ADDRESS J. G. HARRIS & CO. COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OPP. POST OFFICE, QUEANBEYAN The Star Pictures SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13th. SPECGIAL ' BEFORE -RIDNGHT." Capacity audiences have enjoyed this film since it opened. Mr. Russell, as an agent of the U.S. Secret Service, is at his best. Barbara Bedford, in the role of a mystified society girl, who wonders whether her lover is a crook or an ang...
AEROPLANE CRASHES AT AINSLIE FLYING-OFFICER PITT KILLED. OBSERVER SERIOUSLY INJURED [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
AEROPLANE CRASHES AT AINSLIE FLYING-OFFICER PITT KILLED. OBSERVER SERIOUSLY INJURED This morning, Ainslie was the scene of the first aeroplane accident in the Federal Territory when the Haviland aeroplane No. 9, which was on survey work and was about to land, crashed from a height of about 150 feet. The accident occurred at about 10.30 o'clock. When the plane crashed it burst into flames and Flying-Officer Pitt of No. 3 Squadron, R.A.F., was killed and the observer, named Callander, was badly injured, being rescued &nbsp; with difficulty from the wreckage. The injured man was conveyed to Canberra Hospital. Flying-officer Pitt was formerly a cadet at the Royal Military Col- lege, Duntroon.
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Closing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 11 February 1926
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services ----4- Tinme-Table of the Arrival and Olos. ing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Ofice. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungen dore and Yass, Monday to Saturday inclusive, 4.40 a.m. Cooma and Miche'lago, daily (Sun day excepted) 8.55 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Hall, Jeir, Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday, 1.45 p.m. by car. Majura: Tuesday and Saturday, 6.10 p.m. Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 4.30 p.m.; Saturday, 2.30 p.m., by car. Gudgenby: Monday, 4.30 p.m. Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sundays excepted) 6.10 p.m.; Satur day, 2.25 p.m. Amungula and Sutton: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 p.m. Westridge and Molonglo Settle ment: Monday, Wednesday, and Fri day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and Friday;, 6 p.m. Burra: Wednesday and Saturday;, 3.30 p.m.
RED CROSS ACTIVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
1ED CROSS ACTIVITIES. Many people do not altogether realise that the activity of the Red Cross Society on behalf of sick and convalescent soldiers is still most marked, but a glance at the records of the Convalescent Room shows that this is decidedly the case. A steady stream of invalid men visit the Convalescent Room when ever it is open, and during the past year no less than 3,855 applicants were interviewed. Of these 267 were sent to Convalescent Homes, and 113 to Sanatoria. In addition to this, assistance of various kinds is extended to invalid soldiers, who are. supplied, when necessary, with: special nourishing food such as eggs, milk, and things of that nature. These are most gratefully and thank fully received by men who are not in receipt of a full pension, and. un able to provide these necessary things for theselves. The Red Cross also supplied T.B. cases in the' Sanatoria with the special surgical glasses sometimes necessary for patinets 'in certain stages of the disease....
HOME COSTING FOR THE PRIVATE OWNER [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
HOME . COSTING FOR THE PRIVATE&lt; OWNER Although one !.annot 'e ect i the private motorist to enter into intri cate details of running costs and de preciation, such as those employed by business concerns making use of commercial motor transport,. it is none the less a wise thing for him to keep some tally of what his mo toring costs amount to each year. For example it is always well worth while to devote an hour or two to making an accurate test of the petrol mileage which the car is giving and this should be noted down and used as a check on subsequent perform ances. Then, too, the new year should be started off well by taking a note of the speedometer reading, and also keeping a record of petrol used. If a small memorandum book is kept in the side pocket of the car along with a pencil, it is no trouble whatever to note down the quantity of oil or petrol purchased on each occasion and this when compared with the mileage covered, as shown by the speedometer reading, will af...
HINTS ON DRIVING COMMERCIAL VEHICLES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
HINTS ON DRIVING COMLMEtRCIAL VEHICLES. There are two main factors which more than any others have disastrous effects on the commercial motor ve hicle. The first is overloading, the second over-speeding. Bring these two in combination and the' quick falling to pieces of the truck or van becomes a natural corollary. Over loading is bad enough in itself and where a truck is asked to carry, more than its clearly prescribed load, then the only safeguard is to reduce the normal speed, for overloading means that not only has the engine more work to do in a given set of circum Stances, butthe springs and all metal parts which have to carry weight and to withstand road shocks are '.reatly overstrained. Vibration must always be considered as a destructive "actor, but we have it in two forms normal and abnormal: vibration. TIowever perfect the mechanism and spring suspension of a conimercial "chicle, it would be foolish to hope that vibration can ever be eliminated entirely. Provided vibratio...
MOTOR NOTES IMPROPER VALVE TIMING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
MOTOR NOTES IMPROPER VALVE TIMING. Let it be understood clearly from the very .start that we are not now ,speaking of correct tappet adjust ment, a subject which has already been dealt with here, but rather one referring specifically to the question of valve timing. An improper timing of the valves simply means that the cam either lifts a valve or allows it to close at a moment which is unpropitious either with regard to the intake, compres sion or expa,nsion of the mixture, or the evacuation of the spent gases, on the exhaust stroke. If an inlet valve opens late, then the cylinders do not suck in a full charge, whilst the too early opening of an exhaust valve will also lead to a loss of power since the expanding gases may be permit ted to escape through the port of the exhaust valve before they have fin ished ,their work of thrusting the piston downwards. Improperly timed valves will cause poor compression and lack of power. The valves are adjusted at the factory and the ne cessity...
POLICE COURT WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 Before Mr. Adams, P.M. DRUNKS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
POLICE COURT ' ~-4----- cl WEDNESDAY; FEBRUARY 1' Before Mr. Adams, P.M. : " DRUNKS . .. William Robertson and James Murphy pleaded guilty to being drunk the previous day, and as both had previous. convictions they were each fined £1 or-seven days. Two other defendants (first offen ders) were fined 5/- or the-rising of the' Court, .and the recognisance of 10/- of another defendant was es treated. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY John: Lucas pleaded guilty to . a charge of being drunk and disorderly in Monaro Street the previous night. Sergeant .Hargrave said defen dant was very much under the in fluence of drink and had his coat off wanting to fight. A fine of £2 or 14 days was:im posed; 14 days allowed to pay.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
THURSDAY,. FEBRUARY 18. John Conway was fined £1 for be ing drunk in Monaro Street. last night. The alternative was seven days. A piohibition order for twelve months was granted against John Shaw. George Smith, charged. with in decent behaviour, pleaded guilty:and was fined £1 and 8/- costs, or seven days in default. John Lucas, who was charged-with behaving in an* indecent manner iii Crawford. Street on 31st January, and was responsible for the appear ance of the previous defendant, was fined £3 and 8/- costs, or 21 days hard labour. Lucas was also ordered to enter in his own recognisance of £5 to be of good behaviour for three months, in default seven days. Saumel Ford,W. E. Oldfield, Chas. Nicholls, Harvey Doherty, John Es mond, and Elizabeth Walsh (two cases) were proceeded against for allowing stock to stray in the munic ipality. The fine in each case was 5/- and 8/- costs, or three days. John Smith, C. Hammond, E. J. 0' Reilly J. E. Shipway and Austin Wal lace were each fined ...
BENEFIT DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
BENEFIT DANCE. The benefit dance held at West ridge Hall on January 29th was most successful, the sum of £70/6/;6 be ing netted. The expenses were £4/13/2, and the balance of the J. J. Dillon and Mr. F. McKay were money was handed to Mrs. Harriott. The catering was in tIe capa!lle hands of the Westridge ladies and wvas all that could be desired. Mr. j. J. Dillon and M. F. McKay were Ms.C. Mr. D. Gleeson. sold tickets at the window while Mr. J. Cotterill acted as doorkeeper, and also carried the orchestra free of charge. The note which was raffled was won, by M,: R. Turbett and the cake by Mr. W. Dogan, who returned. it to be auctioned for the funds; Dan-. cing was kept going merr ly until about 2 a.m. A chocolate waltz was, won by Mr. G. Torphy and partner. .The following donations to the funds w.ere received:--Mr. Newbold, £1, Mrs. Dillon 10/-, and Mr.. M. Cotterill 10/-.. Messrs. :J. D. Colquhoun and R. Boag were joint hon. secretaries to the function and they, with their committe...
P. & A. Smoke Social. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
P." & A. Smoke Social. .c On Thursday night the, usual Smoke t Social in connection with theP. & A. Annhil Show wras held in 8t. Gregory's t Club Room. The President; Mr.F' I W. Byles, ocupied the chair. The e attendance was smaller than on proe. I vious occasions After the loyal toast had been on- I ored the President submitted the toast of " The Queanbeyan P. & A. Aisoci ation " Be referred' to?the faet thati the show was being held-under adverse conditions through the dryjspell.and the hush fires which had raged in parts of :the district. He. struck a- rather pessimistic note when he declared pub lie interest in P. &.A. Societies gener ally appeared to be on the wane. The President ,afforded the oppor tunily. to the representative of the Goulburn Penny. Post to make a few renarks before he left by the .mall train. - Mr Eathei expressed his hsnlks for the courtesy'extended by the president and ofmcils. Be congratulated the Association on the. succes...
FINE ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
FINE ARTS. Pen and Ink Sketch, Figure: Miss L. Bayliss 1, Miss D. Bluett 2. Pen and Ink Sketch, Scene: Miss L. Bayliss 1, ,Miss D. Bluett 2. Oil Painting on Opal: Mrs. Deane 1 and 2. Oil Painting on Satin or Silk: Ron. O'Brien. Oil Painting, Sepia (Scene): Miss L. Bayliss. Oil Painting, Flowers: Miss L. Bayliss. Oil Painting Landscape: Miss L. Bayliss 1, Ron. O'Brien 2. Oil Painting, Seascape: R. O'Brien 1, Miss L. Bayliss 2. Oil Painting, Fruit: Miss L. Bayliss Oil Painting, Animal Life: Miss L. Bayliss 1, Ron. O'Brien 2. Oil Painting, Figure: Miss Bayliss. Water Colours, Landscape: Miss L. Bayliss 2. Water Colours, Seascape: Miss D. Blewitt 1, Miss L. Bayliss 2.· Water Coloiors; Flowers: Miss :L. Bayliss 1, Miss E. Blewitt 2.: Water Colours; Fruit: Miss L. Bay liss 1, Miss D. Blewitt 2. Water Colours, Scene: Miss E. Bluett 1, Miss L. Bayliss 2. Crayon Drawing, Figure: Miss E. Bluett 1, Miss L. Bayliss 2. Crayon Drawing, Scene: Miss L. Bayliss 1, Miss D. Bluett 2. Pencil Drawing, S...
SCHOOL WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
SCHOOL WORK. Written- Exercise Book by Boy under 14: R. Phillips 1, A. Capel 2. Written Exercise Book by Girl un= der 14: M. Colman 1, Kathleen Sut ton 2. Written Exercise Book by Boy un der 12 years:. Allan Pote. Written Exercise Book, Girl under 12 yearsi Olga Groves 1, Molly James 2. Specimen of Writing by Boy under 14: Ernest Kingston 1, Ken Dun ville 2. Specimen of Writing by Girl under 14: M. Colman 1,.E; O'Malley 2. Specimen of Writing by Boy under 12: Christian Christenson 1, George Colman 2. Specimen of Writing by Girl under 12 years: Edna: Newcombe 1, Grace Stuart 2. " Unframed Pencil Drawing by Boy or Girl under 15: Marion Colman 1. Edward Waterson 2. Unframed Pencil Drawing by Boy or Girl under 13: B. Hammond 1, M.- Hammond 2. Crayon Drawing by Boy or Girl under;14 years:. Bill Baylis 1,. K. Petley' 2. Nature Study Exercise. Book by Child under 12: Oflga Groves.. 'Brushwork, by Boy or Girl under 16: Marion Colman 1, Bill Baylis 2. Essay on "Why we hold a local Show." By ...
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1926. SHOOTING PROTECTED BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE .Incorporating the "Qauembq'an Leader." THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1926. SHOOTING PROTECTED BIRDS. The Federal Capital Territory is a sanctuary for protected birds and ani mals and any person who kills, cap tures or injures protected animals or birds is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a penalty of £5. A case under this regulation came be fore the Queanbeyan Police Court this morning, when Emanuel Cretan was charged with shooting quail in Federal Territory. Defendant plead ed guilty through his solicitor, Mr; W. T. Tucker, who said his client was ignorant of the fact that he was committing an offence., Sergeant Cook stated it was the first case of its kind brought before the court, and it was for a warning to others. A heavy penalty was not pressed for., ,The P.M. said he. would take this into conisideration and imposed @ penalty otf 10/- and 8/- costs, the alternati~ .l a I vver days. WEDDING. A very pretty wedding was cele- a brated at St...
FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
FLOWERS. r:-Bowl of Dahlias: Mrs. L. E. Webb. Cactus Dahlias: Mrs. L" E. Webb.' , Paeony Dahlias: Mrs. L. E: Webb. Champion Dalia: Mrs. L. E. Webb. Three Roses: -Mrs. F. 'Warren 1- I. Mrs. W. .E. Oldfleld H.C. Six Roses: Mrs. W. E. Oldfield. ,Cham ion Rose: Mrs. ?.. Warren. Collection of Carnations: '4;rs -Fi Warren.. . . '. SCollection o' Geraniums:' Mrs. F. Warren. .. " Bowl of Asters: =Mrs. F: Wan'renn. Four yases, of i Asters,' distinct varieties: - Mrsy F. - Warren.? Tw6 Vases of -Asters; distinct var ieties:, Mrs. F. Warren: . Vase of Asters: Mrs. F'Warren. Collection of Antirrhiniums: Miss Clifton. Collection of Zinnias: Leo. O'Neill. Collection of Gaillardias: Mrs. E. G. Lewis: Mrp. -E. =F. Land H.C. Best Arranged Pair Vases, Flowers and Grasses: MraY . G. Lewis 1; J~gfk ?eKe~iai B.,. Arranged Vase of Flowers, own foliage: Mrs. Theo. Cooper 1; Mrs. E. G. Lewis 2. Vase of Flowers: Jack McKeahnie. Flowering: Pot' Plant: Mrs. H. G. Colman. One Gladioli: F. N., Macdiarmid. Asp'i...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 18 February 1926
At Cooma Quarter Sessions on Monday His Honor, Judge White sentenced William Albert Hay to 12 months' imprisonment on a charge of having stolen money from the dwel ling of John Gale, at Queanbeyan last October. Several defendants were before'the Queanbeyan Police Couri this morn ing charged with driving motor vehicles without a front numbert plate. In each case the fine was 5/ and 8/- costs. For not having a rear number plate one defendanL was fined 10/- and 8/- costs. Another defendant was fined 5/- and 8/ costs for not returning his driver's license which had expired. MILK & CREAM.-NEILSEN can supply you. Call one of his .carters. He will be pleased to serve you. HOPE LAWN DAIRY, Queanbeyan.