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DOOR RATTLE IN THE "FORD". [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
DOOR RATTLE IN THE "FORD". The Ford is not the only car which is subject to rattles, but many Ford owners will agree that the rear door in this make of car is prone to- omit unorthodox noises unless some pre cautions are taken. If the rear doors of the Ford persistently rattle and refuse to remain shut when the car is driven- over bad roads,. the diffi culty may generally be traced to sag ging of the back part of the body, which fault tends to pull the doors' away from the front part. The reme dy is to see that the two front and the two centre body bolts are perfect ly tight and theh to remove the two rear bolts and have a helper employ a steel bar, to get behind the car and lift the body off the -frame as far as possible. Flat steel washers should next be inserted on the bolts betwen the body and, the frame. This procedure - will almost invariably prove effective, but sometimes it will be found necessary to employ new and longer bolts.
BUMPER BAR AND WINDLASS COMBINED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
B1UMPER BAR AND WINDLASS COMBINED. A, motorist in the North of Queens land who has had rough pioneering work to do in his car has hit upon a novel method of combining a hand windlass and- a bumper bar on the front of his vehicle. He makes use of a stout piece of steel piping which is carried in the form of bumper bar, but instead of being supported by the usual standards, is carried in two bearings so that the bar itself can be rotated in its standards. At one end of it provision is made for the fitting of a ratchet handle which is carried in the car when not in use, along with a length of rope. Should the car become bogged, it is an easy matter to attach one end of the cable to the nearest tree or stump and then by means of the lever already re ferred to,, to drag it out of the mire by means of this bumper bar wind lass.
A HOME MADE INSTRUMENT BOARD LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
A HOME MADE INSTRUMENT BOARD LIGHT. Whilst many cars are supplied with dash board lights as items of standard equipment, it is often use ful to have even a second lamp of this sort which will throw its illu mination directly on to the speedom eter, the ammeter or oil gauge as the case may be. A simple and efficient light of this sort, which when made with a little care will look quite as neat as a more or less expensive bought fiting, can be made by the owner driver who has a few tools. The body of the lamp is constructed out of an ordinary twelve bore brass cartridgecase, one side of which is cut away and the spent percussion cap knocked out, the hole left in the case forming a re cess for the contact of one epd of the bulb. The open end is neatly plugged with a wooden or fibre disc Iheld in place at the sides by a cou ple of small screws. A hole is dril led through the centre of this plug and through this passes the other contact which can be made from a small brass screw counter ...
Rabbit Skins Dearer [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Rabbit Skins Dearer Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report:t Supplies of rabbit skins at Wedne day's Sydney sales totalled 48 tons.: Competition was again brighter and values showed an advance of Id to 2d per lb., compared with previous week's improved prices.. Outgoings tnade to 40d. per lb., Racks 331?d. to 35yd., Pelty to 344d., Does tor26 d. and others from 16d. up., Medium to gdod iareskins made from 1/. to 4/3 per dozen. Leave to reintroduce the Abolition Bill in the Legislative Council was re fused on division by 4'7 votes to 41:. This was made possible by two Labor members who crossed the loor of the Chamber, and by five Labor members who were absent. Messrs. Bryant and Percival, who voted against the Go; vernment, tendered their resignations from the Labor Party, immiediaetey" they cast their ?'tes. ' ' I
False Pretences. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
False Pretences. At Queanbeyan Police Court yester day, before Mr. Adams, P.M., George G. Watts, aged 28, was charged that on 28th day of July, 1925, he did at Queanbeyan, in the State of New South Wales, falsely pretend to Clarence Bede Keeffe, that a certain paper partly 'written and partly printed, purporting to be a cheque drawn on the Commercial Bank of Australasia Ltd.. Queanbeyan Branch, by Graham & Watts per G. G. Watts, for payment tb bearer of £7 was a genuine and available order for pay. ment of £7 by means of which false pretence he did obtain from the said C. B. Keeffe, cash of the value 'of £7 with intent to defraud. C. B. Keeffe gave evidence that he was a storekeeper at Queanbeyan. Defendant and another man, came to his store on 28th July 'and said; they thought of writingsa bobk advertising Canberra, and putting:in views of Canberra, and :asked witness if.. he would advertise in the book. ' He said be would, and they asked him for a cheque for £3131- which h...
A Thrifty Scot. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
A Thrifty Scot.:: ;During the hearing of the case fori tihe emoval ofan hotel license from Gubdai'oo, at the Special Licensing Cohrt held at Queanbeyan, a 'witness who is a commercial traveller, was asked in cross-examination: Why don't.?ou take a sleeper when you come frdmo Sydne'y ? Witness : Because I'un a Scotchman and it saves me 10/. The firm pays my expenses, but not for a sleeper. I woiSld?'t take it even if they dfd. Solicitor Yo(u.could wire to the hotel for a room ? Witness: Yes, but why shou dn't I try to save another shilling: .. Solicitor : Is that the reason why you don't take a bed when you arrive? Witness: No; I can't get one. I don't want to save 31- on my bed; I'di pay that even for one hour. Solicitor: You take a car firom the railway station when you come to Queanbeyan ? .Witness: Yes; it costs' me 2/- there and back. Solicitor : You've seen the site of the proposed hotel ? Witness : Yes, if the hotel was built it might save me another two shillings Solicitor: B...
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 — 25 February 1926
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Clos. ing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, ýGoilburn, Bungen dore and Yass,,Monday to Saturday inclusive, 4.40 a.mi'' Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted) 8.65 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.; Satar 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.
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1926. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
QUEANBEYAN-CANBERRA ADVOCATE. Incorporating the "Qneanbeyan Leader."' THUIIRSDAY4 IEBRUA?Y '5i, 1926. Constable Dunbar, ,of, Gundaroo, who gave evidence last night at the .Licensing Court, came well prepared with facts and figures and proved ,;n able witness. His replies were - terse and to the point, and provided :some amusement for the big crowd of onlookers, It was elicited in evi dence that he had been a drover, and he was being examined by Mr.Clancy in regard to a. plan he had prepared of the hotel at Gundaroo. He was asked the size of a certain-room, and replied: "10 feet 6 inches." "Just big enough for a drover," was the com ment of his questioner. , "Yes," an swered the constable, "and drovers sometimes are as good as other peo pie." Another question asked .the con stable: "There was quite a crowd of people at Gundaroo the other day politicians and others." "Yes,".came the:answer. "And lawyers, too?"' he 'was asked. "I suppose you'd call them that," was the reply, amidst a3u...
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR i Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Yass and Bungendore, daily .(Sunday except ed), 7. p.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted), 7 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Hall, Jeir, and Murrumbateman : Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6.30 a.m. (by car); Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m. Majura: Wednesday and , Satur day, 6.3; a. # . Canberra?.and Duntroon: Daily. (Sunda`excepted), 6.30 a.mt Gudgenby.' Saturday, 6.30'a.m. }Amungula and Sutton: Tuesday, Thursday-:and Saturday, 5 a.m. i:.-Westridge and Molonglo Settle ment: Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Burra: Tuesday and Friday, 6.38 a.m. (by coach); Tuesday and Fri-, day, 7 p.m. (by train). Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 6.30 a.m. (car).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
By Permission of the Hon. the Attorney-General, N.S.W. MEADOWBANK Art Union For erection of Baths and ac commodation on the Parramatta River at Meadowbank for use of Northern and Western Suburbs. PRIZES VALUED AT £4,000 149 Prizes from £1,000 to £5 value. Art Union Drawn not later than 27th April, 1926, at Sydney. \Vin. ning Numbers published in daily papers 30th April, and Interstate papers, 10th May Tickets, One Shilling 6 Tiokets, 51- 10 Tlokets, -f. 25 Tiekets, £1 30,000 Kiddies are to have Free use of Baths. Your ticket will help a youngster For Tickets, send Postal Note, with stamped return envelope, to: The Organising Secretary, Meadow. bank Art Union, Sirius House, Macquarie Street, Sydney, N.S.W. "Xpert "--the ne w hard-hitting load (OSTING but little more than old style black powder ammunition, the "Xpert" is the latest Western shot gun shell, loaded wit: a special smoke. less powder. It is effective for all except the most dificulr shooting, for which Western "Super-X" is...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Three bags of registered, mail ,were stolen from the Central-square branch of the G.P.O. early on Tuesday morn. ing. Money and jewellery, it is believed, were in some of the parcels. The value of the stolen matter,, is not yet known The bags were to have been coDS, signed to Cooria, the western: lite and the southern line.
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY, 28, 1926 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
SCHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY, 28, 1926 C0URCH OF ENGLANQ. Qmmrbam PaWshh. Queanbeyan, 8 a.m. H.., 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Burra, 3 p.m. . REV. S. J. WEST, Rector. Canberra Parih. R.M.C., 10 a.m. St. John's, Canberra, 11 a.m. Children's Service, 3 'p.m. Power House, 3 p.m. Molonglo, 7.30 p.m. * REV. .;. WARD.
Euchre Party and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Euchre Party and Dance. The euchre party and dance in aid of Miss Pritchard's Queen Candidature at the. forthcoming St. Gregory's Bazaar, though not largely patronised, provedlm9st enjpyable, about twenty couples being present in St. Gregory's Billos Tuesday night. Miss Martin won the lady's euchre prize, a boudoir cap presented by Mrs. J. E. O'Connell, while the gent's prize, donated by Mr. C. Bibb was won by Mr. J. E. Pike. Miss V..Harrigan and Mr. Christmas won the. chocolate waltz, the prize being donated by Mrs. C. Walsh (Commercial Hotel). The music was supplied by Lawler's orchestra, while R. McDonald superintended the euchre playing.- Mesdames Pritchard and Wall, assisted by Miss Swan had chtrge of tue supper arrangements, Mr. A. Daniel was doorkeeper, Mr. T. H. O'Neill acting as ticket seller. Before Mr. Adams, P.M., at the Queanbeyan Police Court yesterday, Matthew Byrne was fined £1 or seven days for being drunk. William Joseph Catter was fined £3 or 21 days hard labour o...
Returned Soldier's Death [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Retu ed Soldier's Death At Cooma'on Tuesday, Mr. Adams, P.M., .held 'an inquest concerning the death of Edward Thomas Wilson 'whose' dead body was found on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River near Bredbo several' days previously. In deceased's room two bottles of poison were found, ,one of which had been opened. The doctor's ppst mortem revealed no trace of poison at all. Deceased was a returned soldier and there iwas signs that; he had been gassed. Evidence ,was given that Wilson was in the best of spirits when last seen. A verdict was returned that death was due to natural causes, viz., acute odema of the lungs.
NEWSPAPER LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
SNEWSPAPER LAW. 1. Subscribers who do not give Axpress notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to continue their, subscriptions. 3. If subscribers order the dis-. continuance of their. periodicals, the publisher may *.ontinue to send C*em until arrears are pald. 3.' If subscribers refuse. or ne glect to take any periodicals from the ofice to which they are direct ed, they are responsible until they have settled their accounts and ,rdered" the periodicals to be dis continued. 4. It subscribers move to other places without Informing the pub ulshers and the papers are sent to their former address, the subscri oers are responsible. 5. The Courts have decided that "refusing to take periodicals from the omee, or removing, or leaving them, uncalled for, is prima facle evidence of intentional frauds." 6. It subscribers pay in advance for a prliodical, they are bound to give notice to the pualiaher at the end of the time it they do not wish to continue taking it, otherwise the publi...
Fare Dodgers Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Fare Dodgers Fined. John Baxter and, Thomas Smith, two youths, pleaded guilty at the Goulbuin Police Court on Monday to a charge of procuring the hire of a car by misrepresentation. Constable Tait, of Queanbeyan, stated that the defendants engaged Frederick Heanes, a taxi proprietor, to drive them to Goulburn. When they got there they went into a hotel on the pretext of getting the change to pay the driver. Hom; ever they disappeared out the back way and did not return. The defendants said they were willing to pay now. They were under the influence of irink at the time. "Of course, you will pay when you are caught," remarked the Police Magistrate as he imposed a. fine of £5 on each defendant, with £3 expenses, in default two months' hard labour.