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(Published by arrangement. More Drinking than Dancing. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
(Published by arrangmmet. More Drinking than Dancing. Many of the leading hotels in New York have decided to close their ball rooms to high-school aid college dances because, as Walter Guzzardi, President of the Hotel Belleclaire, puts it " there has'been more drinking than dancing at many of the gatherings." " Evei'y hotel man," said Mr. Guz. zardi to the " 'imes " (New York) "knows that juvenile drinking has reached grave proportions. The hotels know that carried liquor is in evidence at practically every function arranged at hotels by student organisations, and they know that clandestine drink ing by boys and girls of from 15 to 20 years of age is resulting in deplorable excesses." On this subject the report on Prohi. hition of the Department of Research and Education of .the Federal Council of Churches says, according to the New York" World " : In the colleges, undoubtedly, some alarming conditions have developed "The most serious aspect of the situation in the colleges is the f...
English Speaking Union. ESSAY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
English Speaking nion, ,ESSAY i COMPETITION. The Australian Branch of. the Eng lish Speaking Union has decided to have' a competition among all chil dren attending school under the age of fourteen years for the purpose of describing the effects of the Ameri can Fleet visit to Australia recently from:the viewpoint of cementing the friendship of the United States of America and Australia. The Essay to be written at school on Friday, 5th lMarch., The headmaster of each school will send the best two papers from his school to the English Speak ing Union,. Fraser House, 42 Bridge Street Sydney. Sir Henry Braddon and Professor Sir. Mlungo MacCal lunm will select the best essay from among the manuscripts sent in. The prize for the senior section will be £10 first, £5 second; for the junior section £7 first and £3 second; and for the primary section £3/10/- first and £1/10/- second. It is the object of the English Speaking Union to cultivate and strengthen the friend ship of all English spea...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Cricket. The following team will represent Queanbevan B Grade against Royalla in the local park for the Mac-Greer Cup on Sunday next: Messrs. Clark, Probin, P. Gallagher, A. Newman, Trail, Weller. Blundell, Bell, Marsh, Sebbens, O'Neill, O'Grady (12), and A. Lee (13). The following team has been selected to represent Queanbeyan in a match against Canberra on Sunday next on the Northbourne wicket. Cars leave Moore Bros. at 1.15 p.m.: M1essrs. Hathaway, Tantau, Keys, Saba, Campbell, Hurley, Byrnes, Fleming, Esmond, Zeims, P. Pola.
The Housing Problem. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
The Housing Problem. Nothwithstanding the fact that houses are springing up all over the place there is a great unsatisfied de mand for houses or habitations of any descriptioh. In our columns readers will note the advertisment of Messrs. Woodgers and Calthorpe offeringlto build homes for people on very easy terms, This should engage the attention of any person wishing to secure a home. The price of a good four-roomed house complete with bath, stove and set-in tubs etc., complete with allotment of land is £480 to £500, depending on the value of the land, or £450 on purchaser's own allotment. Payable £50 deposit, balance 27/- to 30/- per week repay ment of interest, by which payments the cottage will become the property of the purchaser in about eight years, while under ordinary renting the tenant is paying rents equal to the instalments with no benefit and no security of tenure and £50 paid down will make the property his own in the time stated above.
WE MUST REPEAT WHEN EVERYBODY TELLS THE SAME STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
WE MUST REPEAT WHEN EVERYBODY TELLS THE SAME STORY. It is hard to say new things about Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. They relieve the lame and aching back, the sufferer from kidney disease, and the troubles 'of those whose urinary organism is wrong in its action. That they do this is so easy to prove that not a vestige of doubt remains. Public endorsement is easily proved. Read this case: Mrs. E. H. Johnston, late of Mor ton' Street, Queanbeyan, and who is now,living two miles out of the town, says: "I have great faith in Doan's Backache Kidney Pills and with rea son, for they cured me -of kidney trouble some time ago and I have been right, as rain ever since..: I suffered terribly from backache. be fore I took these Pills, the pains cutting like a knife. They seemed to centre just above the kidneys and, were particularly severe when I stooped or moved quickly. My rest at night was broken and during the day I felt tired and languid. A friend suggested I should take Doan's Backache K...
MOTOR NOTES POINTS ON THE STARTING MOTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
MOTOR NOTES -9~-- POINTS ON THE STARTING MOTOR. Those who are owners of old-fash ioned cars not equipped with start ing motors generally exercise a great deal more caution and forethought when cranking the car than the hap py-go-lucky person who simply steps into the driver's seat and then pres ses the starting switch and allows the starting 'motor to "churn" the engine until something happens. The driver should remember that the starting motor and the accumulator which works it should be treated to as great a degree of consideration as the individual who is wielding the starting handle. It is just as neces sary when starting with a cold engine to flood the carbuietor. and to make use of the air strangler.as when the hand crank is being empibyed. The driver should protect tlhe starting motor as he would his own arm. Back fires are unnecessary and the motorist should always see that the spark lever is amply retarded and the throttle is opened wide enough to en sure an easy intake of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
SALE! SALE! SALE! The Goulburn Co-Op. Society Ltd. Branch Crawford Street, Queanbeyan. ANNOUNCE THE FIRST Gr eat Summer Sale SEE OUR REMNANT COUNTER Specials for This Week Heavy White Twill Sheeting from.... ..... . 1/66 yd. Heavy Unbleached Sheeting . .............. 2/9 yd. Heavy Unbleached Towels from . ........ .. 1/6 pair Heavy White Towels from .. ...... ..... . ..2/- pair Heavy Table Damask from ... .. ...... .. 1/101 yd. LADIES FROCKS 10 per cent. Reduction 4. 50 Pairs LADIES' PATENT SHOES, Usually 22/6, Now 16/11 Art Silk Morocain ............. ... .. 2/6 yard Ladies Gloves .. .. 2/11 Ladies Vests ...... 1/3 Ladies Corsets .. .. 2/6 pair The Goulburn Co-Operative Society Limited CRAWFORD STREET, QUEANBEYAN. DODSE BROTHERS MOTOR CAR Dodge Brothers, Inc., are able to make a tremendous reduction in prices because they are practically doubling production. They believe in passing on to the buyer the full benefit of savings effected through greater and better facilities. £325 AUST...
INCREASE OF CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
INCREASE OOF CRIME. -9--t Crime is on the increase in New South Wales. Additional personnel ior the police has be~ei aiitliorised , and will be appointed when the treasurer releases the necessary money. Juvenile crime is ,growing worse. These facts are contained .in. the 1925 report of the. Police,Commis sioner. The increase ih"'serious of ,ences was 605, and for all police ; court cases the increase- totalled 4,276. Serious crimes -aggregated S126. One of the principal increases" re corded was in respect -of offences i against girls, the increases being '29 cases. Interesting disclosuires were made riespecting prices realised for the 43 I vessels sold by the Commonwealth Shipping Board since 1913. The total cost of the vessels was £5.640,601, and the amount rea!ised I was only £1,220,677, a loss of £4,419,934. - A workman was killed and another was seriously injured yesterday in Sydney at the building in course of I eredtion for Farmer and Co. Ltd. at the corner of George and Marke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
J. (. HARRIS & C0. AUCTIONEERS & GENERAL AGMWS NEW ADDRES1S COUNCIL CHAMIRSI OPPOSITE POST O0F1iti, yr ?omw. WE INSURE YOUR HOU3S, YOUR PIWVlg tW, OR YOUR .STOCK - LOW P!Mo iB We are Agents for the Argyle Startr-ewkett u ll'm U. . Payment. of 6d per week entitles you to a Loim e 55, 5/- per week to £500. We Complete Your INCOME TAX RETURNS aid .is yen. tve in reference thereto. 15 years' eiperiaeoe. TRUST MONEY TO LEND ON GOOD 8U0 3 £1,000 or £5,000 AGENTS for Sale of the Principal Estates aid Me% ,. Cheapest and Beut Sites in Quaeabegm NOTE THE ADDRESS J. G. HARRIS & CO. COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OPP. POST OrIe(E, q~IEAN AN The Star j Pietures SATURDAY, 27th FEBRUARY. "THE OUTLAW'S DAUGHTER" Starring JOSIE SEDGWICK. Since women have come into theit" own they have accomplished many things believed impossible a generation ago. For instance the cowgirl was an unknown quantity a few years ago, but to-day a woman in the saddle ropping cattle on the Western plains is not ...
DEATH AT KENMORE. INSANITY FOLLOWS ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
DEATH AT KENMORE. INSANITY FOLLOWS ACCIDENT. William Dinnen, a storekeeper of Anembo, near Captain's Flat, died at the Kenmore Mental Hospital Goulburn, on Monday night. At the inquest conducted on Tuesday after noon, by the City Coroner, Mr. G.R. &nbsp; Williams, an unusual story was un- folded. Roger Dinnen, brother of deceased and a farmer at Anembo, stated that on February 7, deceased, his wife, and three children were driving homeward in a sulky when the horse fell and he and his wife were thrown out. Deceased told witness that he thought he had broken a rib, but refused to see a doctor. About a week later deceased went with his wife to Michelago and on February 16 witness was sent for, and found his brother far from nor- inal. He brought him to Goulburn, where he was admitted to St. John's Hospital, but was later taken to Ken- more Mental Hospital. Dr. Clifford Henry, senior resident medical officer at Kenmore, said that when deceased was admitted on 18th February he w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
OAKLEY & PARKES F. & A.R.V.I.A., A.R.I.B.A. ARCHITECTS FEDERAL TERRITORY ANNOUNCE THAT THEY HAVE COMMENCED PRACTICE AT CANBERRA. Addr&e-HOTEL CANBERRA. CONCRETE BIILDIEG BLOKES The only block which will cause a hollow (or cavity wall) connected by its own material. Each concrete block repre?cnts~ 10 ordinary bricks (100 against 1000 ordinary bricks for a 10 x 10 wail.) They are absolutely damp proof, im proving with age, dampcourse being unnecessary as a current of air is perpetually passing through the wails the smallest air pasage being 4 x 2. ON VIEW AT MOORE BROS. li'or further particulars apply F. RAN DLE BUILDER Mowatt Street, Queanboyan. o Icracked houses repaired, Underpin ning, Plastering, Rough Casting, IPlimbing, Job Brick Work, Monu mental Work in Dressed Concrete, Tnckpointing, &c. EXPERT PIANO TUNING AND ?REPAIRING. Years of Experience. H. MONAHAN BUILDER & CONTRACTOR REI.,RRINFORCED CONCRETE AND CONCRETE BLOCK BUILDINGS A SPECIA...
Gundaroo Hotel License REMOVAL SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 25 February 1926
Gundaroo Hotel License REMOVAL SOUGHT. Considerable interest is being tak- en in the hearing of the application by Patrick John Reid, of the Royal Hotel, Gundaroo, for an order con- ditionally granting the removal of the licence of his hotel, to premises to be erected on land situate at the corner of Uriara Road and Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, belonging to Mr. W. H. Mason. The latter has had plans prepared for the proposed building, and it is understood has option of the purchase of the licence in the event of Reid's application being approved.. The case is being heard before the Licences Reduction Board, Messrs. F. G. Adrian (chairman), W. Le Brun Brown, and W. S. Arnott. Evidence was entered upon on Tuesday morn- ing, and the hearing was continued yesterday and to-day. The application is being opposed by the Licensing Inspector for the &nbsp; Police District of Queanbeyan, and a number of others. Mr. Hayes of the Crown Law Department, is appearing for the police; Mr. Bath...
WELDON'S BAZAAR OF CHILDREN'S FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
WELDON'S BAZAAR OF CHIL DREN'S FASHIONS. Weldon's Bazaar of Children's Fashions is a splendid issue of all the latest styles. Free, patterns en closed of Girl's New Princess Frock a~nd Girl's- School Dress 10/12 years, also Boy's Suit- 6/8 ,years, Confirma tion Dresses, Coats, Underwear, and Millinery. .Practical school wear and dainty dance and party frocks. Nur sery.wearand sets for the tiny tots. Ideas for using ribbqin and odd lengths of materials. Suits and Coats for Boys. Unedrwear and night clothes. ' Knitted Jumper for a school t girl 10/12" years. Dainty edgings for hankies. .Children's page, etc. Our copy; from. A. M. Fallick and ;Sons, ;booksellers and stationers. In a terrific 'bus smash at Waver ley last night, two persons were badly injibred. There others were 'treated in, hospital.. Several; 'though badly shaken, refused treatment.. The bus crashed into a telegraph ..pole. Dragged: bidily through expanding steel rollers at the asbestos works at Rosehill, last night, ;...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. At a congregational meeting held in St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church. Queanbeyan,. on Monday night, and presided over by Rev. F. W. Gresham it'~was unanimously decided to inser. the name of Rev. C. C. Wearne in a callii"o the vacant charge. 'Messrs A. Cameron and Geo. McInnes, o. Queanlieyan, were appointed to pre sent the :call to the Presbytery of Goulburn.
Master Picture News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Master Picture News. Although his name stands for the highest ini dramatic artistry ;on two continents, John B'ari.ymore, :star of the Master Picture PrEduction 'The Sea Beast": Which will :s on be released throughout' Iiuus'talia, : re gards himself' as a failure. This ex traordinary viewpoint came to light during the filming of the picture. Mr. Barrymore, who creates the charac terization of Ahab Ceeley, a harpoo ner on.a New England ?whaling ship, drew on his forearm with a blue pen cil, a beautiful tatoo design which has great sentimental importance in the unfoldment of the story. When Millard Webb, the director, commented on 'his skill, Barrymore laughed. "One should be able to draw a simple tatoo design," he said, "after years of study, struggle, and desire to master the art of painting." Although John Barry more came from a distinguished theatrical family and friends, he 'had no ambition in that direction. IHe-wished to be an artist, but he .could not sell. his pictures. Unde...
Braidwood P. P. Board. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Braidwood P. P. Board. '-4-- At a meeting of the Braidwood l P.P. Board hield last Saturday a let- t ter was read from the Yarrowlumla c Shire .Council,. demanding that cer-~ tain barrier gates in tle Queanbeyan district which were erected during t the existence of the defunct Quean- 1 beyan Board be removed. Mr. Nevell (Stock Inspector) had recommended their removal, and the secretary stated he had advised the Council that the barriers complained of would be, removed: His action was endorsed. .. The secretary stated thattthe De partment had agreed to the Board's application for permission to ,pay bonuses for dingoes, crdws and eagle hawks. ' A letter was 'read from Mr. H 'W. Deane, solicitor, of Queanbeyan,-1 on behalf of a. client, 'complaining' that; no iaction .at' all was taken by:: a neighbour: to destroy rabbits on his holding,, which was badly. infested with the pest. The .matteir was left in the hands of the Inspector to deal with. 'A letter was read from S. :E. Blewitt, of...
STATE RADIO STILL "UNDER CONSIDERATION" [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
STATE RADIO STILL "'UNDER CONSIDERATION' By C. C. Faulkner. For six months the State Govern ment has been brooding over its pro posed State radio scheme, but so far nothing tangible has resulted. The scheme as originglly announ ced provided for the establishment of "a high-powered station: at ' Sydney with relay stations at Newcastle, Wollongong,. Lithgow and Broken Hill.. Dubbo and Albury claimed con sideration and it was anhounced that other centres would be determined upon. ·.These relay, stations would pick up the Sydney programmes and relay (or broadcast) them so that listeners within a reasonable distance could pick them up even on small and in expensive sets. The scheme seems to have been delayed, not because the Government has altered" its opinion as' to the value of radio as a State instrumen tality, but because Cabinet seems never to have found time to deal with the proposal. A committee of three Ministers, Messrs. A. C. Willis, E. A. MeTiernan, and J. M. Baddeley, was app...
CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB ;.At: the R.M.C. range at Duntroon on Saturday afternoon, members of the, Canberra?d Rifle Club fired eight shots 9ach:a 500 ~ yards, the winners of the' usual cashf prizes being Capt. Callaghan and R. McDonald. Scores are as follow: 5'00yds Hdp. T1. J. Callaghan ... '38 1 39 R. McDonald .. 31 7 38'.,_ W. Evans ..... 33 5 38 P. Small.: ... 28 8 36 A. Moffatt '' .... 28 8 36 M. Waddell' .?'.. 26 7 33. F. Nicholls .... 30 2 3. T. 'Stafford .... 24 7 • 31 J. Jenkins .... 23 7 30 Shooting will take place every Saturday afternoon. Next Saturday, 6th March, shooting will commence for the Hornblower Guinea.