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HORSE DROWNED [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
HORSE DROWNED While a horse and cart, owned byMr. J. Collett, baker, of Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, was standing in the street near the river on Friday morning last, the horse backed into the stream, and was drowned. A boy who was driving had a narrow escape, only jumping clear when the horse became unmanageable. Mr. Collett rescued the cart, which was loaded with bread, and also several, trade books. His loss is estimated at about £20 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
WINDBAG'S WITHDRAWAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
WINDBAG'S WITHDRAWAL. Tho first bombshell that was flung into the arena was the withdrawal of the N.S.W. champion. Windbag, follow- ing his excellent run in the Graven Plate. Although the horse incurred a penalty by his meritorious win, and would have carried 10st. 1lb., in the Cup, he was particularly favored and was backed until his owner scratched him on account of lameness. His tem- porary retirement from the track was mourned by not a few.
GENERAL LUDENDORFF Synthetic Gold Hoax. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
GENERAL LUDENDORFF Synthetic Gold Hoax. A Munish newspaper states that General von Ludendorff has recently been the object of an attempted fraud, which previously has usually been prac- tised on visitors from the country. A respectable-looking man, who was in- troduced to him by a friend, told him that he discovered a chemical process for making synthetic gold, and gave an exhibition of his powers in the General's sitting-room, where he broke up a clod of earth, and* threw the pieces into a liquid he had brought with him. The paper states that grains of gold appear- ed, at the bottom of the glass containing the liquid. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; General von Ludendorff, so the paper says, was convinced by this demonstra- tion and paid frequent visits to the man as well as recommending him to his friends. The paper adds, however, that before the matter had gone any &nbsp; further, the man decamped from Munish on hearing that the police were after him, and has...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
EDUCATIONAL. St. Gabriel's C. of E. Girls' Grammar School. CANBERRA DAY & BOARDING SCHOOL. Rc-opens on September 20. Por 1'ru.ípeclus apply Sister in Charge, at above address, or to ,ST. G SUM m/s SCHOOL, Bindi .KIi cet, Waverley, N.S.W. THE PRESBYTERIAN LADIES' COLLEGE GOULBURN, N.S.W. Registered under the Bursary EnOow ment Act. , Extensive modern buildings and e'quipment. - Healthy Climate. .Altitude 2,009 feet. Electric Light. Sewerage. Hot Water Service. 41 acres of grounds. ', Professional, Commercial und Do- mestic Science. Courses. NEW TERM COMMENCES TUESDAY, 8th FEBRUARY, 1927 Prospectus from the Principal,' Brlg.-On. w! RAMSAY McNICOLL, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., ILA., tflPL. EDUC. The Travelling Public Will bo well catered for nt DULVEY'S GENERAL STORE,* " on the Yass Queanbeyan Road. Always' on hand Fresh Groceries, i Tobacco, ' Fruit, Benzine, Chaff, etc. CAR FOR HIRE. Good Camping Grounds, at JOHN R. DULVEY'S MURRUMBATEMAN STATHIS & MALANO'S Queanbeyan Cafe ...
FEDERAL TERRITORY CRICKET SECOND ROUND COMPLETED WESTLAKE DEFEATS EASTLAKE The second round of the Federal Territory Cricket Competition was completed last Saturday, when a hot northerly wind affected the play of both batsmen and fielders. The most notable match of the day was that of Westlake v. Eastlake, on the latter's wicket, the match resulting in a win for the visiting team by a narrow margin. Eastlake, after dismissing Westlake for 118, required 168 to win, with but 105 minutes remaining for play. Good batting resulted, but Eastlake were all out for 148, which was hit up in 85 minutes. Queanbeyan and Northbourne lead the point score in the A grade, neither team having lost a match, while Eastlake and South Eastlake lead in the B grade. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
FEDERAL TERRITORY CRICKET SECOND ROUND COMPLETED WESTLAKE DEFEATS EASTLAKE &nbsp; &nbsp; The second round of the Federal Territory Cricket Competition was completed last Sat- &nbsp; urday, when a hot northerly wind affected the play of both batsmen and fielders. The most notable match of the day was that of Westlake v. Eastlake, on the latter's wicket, the match resulting in a win for the visiting team by a narrow margin. Eastlake, after dismissing Westlake for 118, required 168 to win, with but 105 minutes remaining for &nbsp; play. Good batting resulted, but Eastlake were all out for 148, which was hit up in 85 minutes. Queanbeyan and Northbourne lead the point score in the A grade, neither team having &nbsp; lost a match, while Eastlake and South Eastlake lead in the B grade. Queanbeyan will meet Eastlake on the Eastlake ground on Saturday, and both this and the Northbourne-Cadets match should be full of interest, in view of the fact that i...
HISTORIC CEREMONY Presbyterian Church Hall FOUNDATION STONE LAID Early History Recalled The foundation stone of the first permanent Church of new Canberra was laid at Ainslie on Sunday last. The Rev. R. G. Macintyre, C.M.G., D.D., laid as the foundation stone of the new Presbyterian Church Hall, a stone cut from the threshold of the old Church on the Ya[?] Road which was built more than 60 years ago. An interesting feature of the service was the resume of the history of the Presbyterian Church in Canberra, which was given by Mr. H. M. Rolland. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
&nbsp; Presbyterian Church Hall FOUNDATION STONE LAID Early History Recalled The foundation stone of the first permanent Church of new Canberra was laid at Ainslie on Sunday last. The Rev. R. G. Macintyre, C.M.G., D.D., laid as the foundation stone of the new Presbyterian Church Hall, a stone cut from the threshold of the old Church on the Yass Road which was built more than 60 years ago. An interesting feature of the service was the resume of the history of the Presbyterian Church in Canberra, which was given by Mr. H. M. Rolland. &nbsp; The ceremony of laying the founda- tion stone of the Presbyterian Church &nbsp; &nbsp; Hall in Ainslie was performed by Rev. &nbsp; Professor K. G. Macintyre on Sunday afternoon last at 3 o'clock, in the pre- sence of adherents of the Church and representative citizens. &nbsp; On the platform beside Professor Mac- intyre were Rev. E. L. Vercoe (Can- berra Methodist Church), Rev. V. H. Hain (Canberra),...
TWO THINGS AT ONCE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 28 October 1926
TWO THINGS AT ONCE "One of the most delightful things about broadcasting, and a good loud speaker is that one can do two things, at once—carry on real work with a background of melodious sound." This fact is stated by a writer in the Lon- don "Radio Times," who adds, "One can take a rest cure, nowadays, in the midst of absorbing occupations." It is on this account largely that radio is popular with Australian women. While doing her housework a woman can set the loud speaker in action and hear the market prices of household commodities, the social notes, talks on such subjects as infant welfare, hints on housekeeping, the cheerio talk, a talk on home cooking, and recipes and sundry musical items, in the afternoon the broadcasting stations spend most of &nbsp; the time with the musical programmes and readings, but if any women take an interest in horseracing, they can get the results over the air immediately each race finishes.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
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AN OLD GAOL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
AN OLD GAOL There Is an old gaol In Port Lim (South Australia) built so long ?¡hat even the oldest Inhabitant' th nd ho ia 97, states that It was'en id before his time. With Its w irumbling with age, the old gaql is >f interest, and at the present tim youle! bo an easy matter tu ese. 'or fi'om -the cells a door swings jroken hinges into the street. ,In ?orner oí what was once the exer /ard3 there is a mound of rocks, wl i warder stood to -drill lils capti n a little outhouse a small notic astcnod to the wall, the woreis I scarcely decipherable, but a pal teen eyes can read that it Is a no >f instruction to the gaoler, cal lis attention to the order that, be i prisoner is released all cooking u ills must be scrubbed by bim, and n no account was he to leave the i .vithout polishing his leg-Irons, .eadiness for the next unfortunate, ne of the cells is a most interés >ook, almost a visitors' book, one m ?all It, which many years ago was ] >y a woman prisoner, who, in addi o ...
FEDERAL ROAD SCHEME £20,000,000 Appropriation [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
FEDERAL ROAD SCHEME ?20,000,000 Appropriation A five years' programme of roads cor ¿ruction, together with a tentativo pr, gramme for a further per|od of ft ^cars, was approved recently by tl federal Minister for Works and Ra, -vays (Mr. Hill), at the first meeting he Federal Roads Board. * Representatives of the three States Queensland, Tasmania, and West Au .ralla-who haev rnade^ agreements m .he Commonwealth under the £20,000,0 ?eheme, were present. Mr. Hill said that three States-Vl .orla, New South Wales and South Ai .ralla-were still standing out 0f t .cheme,' but the way was open for thi .o join up.
NOXIOUS WEEDS MUST BE ERADICATED [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
NOXIOUS WEEDS MUST BE ERADICATED The Yarrowlumla Shire Council, at a meeting on Saturday last, decided that all noxious weeds in the shire must be destroyed, and gave notice to all property owners to this effect. These weeds are: Bathurst burr, stink wort, saffron thistle and star thistle. The penalty for neglect to destroy &nbsp; these weeds by any owner or occupier of property in the shire within two months after this notice is published, is $50.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
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Cedar For Coffins. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
Cedar For Coffins. A new source of demand has been opened up for cedar by orders which Vjave been placed from China in vari- ous markets. In the Flowery Kingdom, the dead arc placed in molinda of various shapes intended to baffle ' the antrance of evil spirits intent on Inter- fering with the eternal sleep of the de- parted. i To make coffins that would with- stand the weather conditions in China has been the aim of the Chinese for ?nany years. After a test that started .en years ago of the durability of ce- jar underground, an order has been sent to ,the lumber Interests of British Columbia for 2500 cedar caskets.
Another Snake Yarn. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
Mother Snake Yarn. An amusing story comes from lining camp in Chillagoe (North .ucensland , / * -' Two miners, Joe and Jack, occupied janvas bunks on'either side x>t~a bark 'mt. Joe was awakened one night by /hat he took to be the'vol-co of-some ..'..tong rAan.in his agony, Ile sat up n hla bunît and listened Ile hear.d it -gaini a voice that seemed near;** but "t.-angely muffled. '(You "miserable Jogi" were the words it said. "* Joe hastily struck a match. Jack .«?as sitting up In his bunk, pale with right. "Did you hear it Jack?" stam- mered "Joe. Jack moistened lils Ups md nodded ecveral times. "There he -pes again"-"Oh you miserable dog!' The voice was only a whisper,'but it was distinct enough, Moreover, it certainly carno from somebody ^li\ the hut. Slowly, each man lowered his ncad to peer under the bunks. Jack itartod back with a yell, seized his gun und-with the burrel'drew a snake Into the middle of the floor. As 1t landed on >the ground there came from It a feeble a...
MORE HOUSES FOR CIVIL SERVANTS NEW BUILDING CAMPAIGN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
MORE HOUSES FOR CIVIL SERVANTS NEW BUILDING CAMPAIGN The Federal Capital Commission is embarking upon another large cottage building scheme to provide necessary accommodation for members of the Commonwealth Government departmental staffs. Tenders ara being invited for &nbsp; the construction immediately of 50 cottages, but this is only the pre- liminary step in the scheme which will embrace probably 300 houses. The Federal Capital Commission is prepared to consider tenders for the construction of the cottages in lots of one to 50 either brick or concrete. The date for the closing of tenders is November 30. On the letting of contracts for &nbsp; the cottages immediately contem- plated, tenders will be invited for additional houses. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
GOULBURN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
GOULBURN The arrival in Goulburn of Francis Sirtles during his record breaking motor '.ash from Darwin to Melbourne last Saturday, was made most spectacular by the car bursting into flameç. Luckily, with the use of a fire extinguisher, the olaze was subdued before much serious lamage resulted ,and only half an hour .vas lost. » 4 » A little batch of applications has been lodged with the Goulburn minlng'war Jen for authority to search for petro- leum and mineral oils near Goulburn city. . . . ' Christ Church, West Goulburn, held 'ts annual sale of work last week, and jleared £50 as a result of the Ladies' Guild's efforts. ' . » . A severe report on the Goulburn slaughter houses has been made by the State Public Health Department. Prac- tically all the houses fell far below the requirements of. the Act. The Muni- cipal Council is having plans and speci- fications prepared for the erection of municipal abattoirs rfear the new sale yards. . « . Goulburn Race Club lost £81 odd on its spr...
Long Arm of the Law. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
Long Arm of the Law. Seldom, indeed, can a crime be brought home after such a lapse of years as in the case of a gardener in Santiago, Cuba, who was arrested re- cently for a murder committed two aecadcs ago. Eugene Aram, however, was hanged for the murder of Clarke 14 years after -he event, and, In another elghteenth cpntury case, a man named Horne was e'xeduted for a child murder after 35 years, while Governor Wall was hang- ed In 1602 for a crime committed In 1782.. What must surely be the most re- markable Instance of the long arm of the law, however, concerned a much '.esser offence. Sir James Fitzjamea Stephen records that in 1863 he prose- cuted for the Crown a man charged with stealing a leaf from a parish reg- ister in 1803! The prisoner was ac- quitted.
ARMISTICE DAY In Canberra TWO MINUTES SILENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
ARMISTICE DAY In Canberra TWO MINUTES SILENCE Fitting remembrance of Armis- tice Day will be made in Canberra on Thursday next, which will be the eighth anniversary of the day on which ended the Great War. One of the most impressive ceremonies which will be ob- served in Canberra will be a silence of two minutes commencing at 11 a.m. According to an advice received by the Governor General from the Secre- tary of State for Dominion Affairs it is the wish of his Majesty the King that on Armistice Day there shall be a com- plete suspension of normal business &nbsp; &nbsp; work and locomotion throughout the British Empire during a two minutes' silence commencing at 11 a.m. &nbsp; Tlie Commonwealth Government is anxious that this tribute of respect to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the Empire during the late war should be faithfully carried out in Australia. The Prime Minister has requested, in &nbsp; connection with t...
Roman Relic in America, [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
Roman Relic in America, ! America would seem lo oe one of the least likely places in the world in which to find Roman remains, seeing that the Romans were Ignorant of its existence. Yet not long ago a rnaro'8 head of Augustus Caesar was' drawn up by a station dredge from the Hud- son River. No ,one knows for certain how the relic got there, but It Is supposed that some early Mediterranean trader car- ried an old Roman, statue as ballast, afterwards throwing it overboard Into the Hudson at a period when ancient sculptures were considered valueless. The head is declared to be a piece of orst-century work executed in Carrara marble. It must have been in the ..iver a long time, as.it was embedded ten feet in the mud.