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METHODIST MINISTER FOR CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
METHODIST MINISTER FOR CANBERRA. At the Methodist Conference being held in Sydney the Home Mission So ciety was directed to inquire into certain matters involving the inter ests of the Queanbeyan and Canberra circuits, with a view to developments at Canberra. The Rev. W. H. Jones introduced the report of a joint committee repre sentative of various States, which he met it the Feddral Capital to"decide on the steps :Which, should be: taken to provide adequate' ministrations and determine the necessary building pro jects for consideration of the confer ence. They proposed to station a minister at Canberra, under the su perintendency of the: ,Queanbeyan minister. 'After discussion.it:was de cided that the* .Queanbeyan circuit should receive the appointment of an additional. minister, who should re side at Canberra, and- whose ,,time should be wholly: devoted to work at Canberra. . Rev. W. Evans said -the Commis sioners of the Federal. Capital Terri tory had made one of the finest pro n...
MAKES RAPID HEADWAY ADD THIS FACT TO YOUR STORE OF KNOWLEDGE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
MAKES RAPID HEADWAY ADD THIS FACT TO YOUR STORE OF. KNOWLEDGE Kidney, disease often, advances .so rapidly that many a person is firmly in its grasp before aware of its pro gress. Prompt attention should be given to the slightest symptom of kidney, disorder. If there is a dull' pain in the back, headache, dizzy spells, or a tired, worn-out feeling, or' if the kidney secretions are irre gular and attended by pain, procure a good kidney remedy at once. Your townspeople recommend Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills. Read' the state ment of this woman:- . Mrs. H. Williams, Antill Street. Queanbeyan, says: "My father is very glad he took Doan's Backache Kid ney Pills, for this remedy cured him of backache and improved his health in 'every way. For some time he was troubled with a weak and ach ing back, the pain being often very severe. Although his was not a very bad case, he was afraid more serious trouble might develop. Back ache is a very trying ailment and it seemed to make him tired and la...
CRICKET TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
CRICKET TEAMS. The following team will represent Queanilyaiba C.C. --against Railway C.C. for the Moore Shield at 1.30 p.m. in the Park on Sunday: A. E. Moore, A. T. Campbell, M. Byrnes, W. Hur ley, W. Hathaway, C. Tantau, P. Fleming, B. Keys, W. Saba, J. Es meond, L. Ziems, T. O'Connor. The following team will defend the MacGreer Cup at Royalla on Sunday next, 7th inst. Play will commence at 11.30 a.m.: J. Moore, Art. Evans, Alick Evans, D. McKenkie, W. Ware, Jim Burke, Jack Burke, Jack Morri son, Chris. Morrison, Harold 'Gibbs, J. Gibbs (12), P. Shumack (13).
Queanbeyan Rifle Club [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Queanbeyan Rifle Club Two rounds have been completed by members of the Queanbeyan Rifle Club for the championship and annual aggregate prizes. .Another round, remains to be fired. Conditions are 10 shots at ranges from 300 to 700 yards. Below are the scores of the six shooters leading in the competition: 300yds '400yds 500yds 600yds 700yds Total *H. C. Taylor 46 44 47 47 46 230 J. Charlton - 46 .14 2 48 47 40 223 E. G. Lewis 44 410 49 46 42 221 Vic. Southwell 46 41 48 48 36 219 A. Groves 45 41 46 45 41 218 G. H. Gregory 43 44 45 46 39 217
Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 Argyle Starr-Bowkett Ballot and Sale Co-Operative Societies Limt d. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 Argyle Starr Bowkett Ballot and Sale Co Operative Societies Limt d. Appropriations, in the abovenamed took place at the Societies Rooms, Montague Street, Goulburn, on 24th ultimo. No. 1 Society Ballot. Reg. No. 46 was drawn entitling a resident of Queanbeyan to £500. No 2 So ciety Ballot. Reg. No. 257 was drawn entitling a resident of Narellan to £500. No. 3 Society. Reg. No. 129 was drawn entitling a resident of !Kembla Grange to £300. No 4 So ciety Sale. Reg. No. 235, a resident of Taralga purchased £250 at a very high premium. Money granted on production of approved security. J. G. Harris, Local Agent.
Published by Arrangement. YES, WE HAVE NO PROHIBITION [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Published by Arran?ement. YES, WE HAVE NO PROHIBITION In a careful survey of New York City crime, the "World" (New York) published the following statement by Police Commissioner Enright: "There is no use talking of the effect of Prohibition on crime when we have no'Prohibition. Come back when there is Prohibition and I'll tell you .how it has effected crime. "There has been no Prohibition anywhere in America that I know of. "I will say this, however, drunken ness is steadily increasing in. this ,country. Our records show more than double the intoxication cases now than in 1919. "Drinking, in the saloon days, pro dunced some sorts of crime--crimes of rage and suddenness-but the crimes being committed to-day by the boot leggers more than ofri;t those of the so-called pro-Prohibitiaon days:" 4
DRY CELLS FOR TESTING PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
DRY CELLS FOR TESTING PURPOSES. To the countryman particularly, a feiw dry cells for. testing putrposes will at tines prove to be. invaluable and to the Ford owner especially this suggestion should appeal, when he is bent on trouble hupting. Connect one terminal of a battery of four or five dry cells to the. battery contact post of the coil box and:ground the other terminal of the battery to the chassis frame. After turning: ?he switch to the battery, closing the throttle -.nd retarding the spark, slightly lift' up on the starting craak and pay heed to the noise and buzz ing, of'each `of the four coil iunits. If these sound satisfactory, then start the engine by means of the battery current. If, when one switches over from the batteiry to the magneto, the engine immediately evinces a desire to run faster, then it is fairly safe.to concluded that nothing is amiss with the magneto or the 'induction coils, but that the starting. troubles, the cause of which we have been trying to ascer...
"CUT" OIL AND CRANKCASE SLUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
"CUT" OIL AND CRANKCASE SLUDGE. Whilst every owner has it im pressed on him from the day he buys his car that he must not shrink from the expense of changing the engine oil completely from. time to time, it is not always understood that to ob tain the most gratifying results and the best service from the oil during its alloted span of lubricating life, there are certain matters in connec tion with the handling and care of the car which also imust be looked to. Two common circumstances which impair the efficiency of the lubricant are dilution of the oil by foreign liquids and the formation of a heavy residue or sludge in the crankcase. Dealing first of all with the former of these faults we find that there are a few simple rules of thumb which will prove very.'helpful in its pre vention. To begin with, although the "choke" should be used when starting up a cold engine, it should not be left on longer than necessary, whilst it is also desirable to allow the engine to idle with a close...
CHEAP EXCURSION TRAINS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
CHEAP EXCURSION TRAINS The Railway Department announ ces the running of a series of excur sions to the country from.Mlarch 22 to 2S,. and from the. country from March. 24 to 30. Particulars affect ing this district are advertised to day, while ,full details are atailable in handbills obtainable, from Station Masters ,and :others. Return tickets will be issued at single journey ,rates, with minimum charges of 8/9 first class and 5/10 second class. Tickets for distances up to 300. miles will be available for one calendar mnonth, and beyond that distance for. 42 ,days, .The usual re strictions in regard. to the return journey will operate. The provision of these excursionh trains will enable people all overithe State to have a holiday embracing, Easter, : without having to travel in either direction in the crowded trains that are inevit able -during the carnival season.
USES FOR OLD INNER TUBES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
USES FOR OLD INNER TUBES In the course of time there are certain things that the motorist accumulates and yet is often loath to throw away. The principal item is probably old inner tubes. Old in ner tubes can ,be pressed into a va riety of uses. Cut across they make excellent rubber bands, and besides the ordinary uses to which these can be put, they are.excellent ;for secur ing thei lids of tin boxes in which odds and ends are carried. Rubber washers can be cut for a variety of uses, one example being the rubber washers required in acetylene gener ators. By commencing at one end and cutting, spirally round the tube, a strip of rubber can be obtained almost as long as may be desired. This is useful, for. winding round steering ,wheels, handle-bar grips, etc., or even the handles of cricket bats and golf clubs. The valve parts Bhould always be saved, as they fre quently come in for renewals of parts or the entire valve. A piece of tube split down lengthwise makes an ex cellent roll-u...
STOCK IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
STOCK IN NEW SOUTH WALES. A progress return of stock in New South Wales, furnished by the'Agri cultural Department, discloses that at December 31, 1925, there had been a decrease of 21,636 horses compared with the 1924 figures, a decrease of 40,681 in cattle, and an increase of 1,986,088 in sheep. The total num ber of sheep in New South Wales is estimated at 40,761,504. The last occasion when the number of sheep in the State exceeded 40,000,000 was in 1911.
Queanbeyan Terminating Co-op. Building Society Ltd. (Registered under the Co-Operation Community Settlemement and Credit Act, 1923. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
Qeabeyan Terminating Co-op. Building Sciety Ltd '(Registered under the Co-Operation b ,,,':Community Settlemement and ci Credit Act, 1923. re DIRECTORS: S. J. Ryan (chairman), e Dr. Blackall, F. Bickle, A. Y. Aba ham, John I. Harris. .p SOLICITOR: H. W. Y. Deane. OBJECTS' QF THE SOCIETY- tl (a) To assist members to acquire l( or erect houses. (b) To assist its members to ac . quire freeliold or leasehold ij property. . a (C), Toimajke loans to its members t upon application, on the se- t curity of Fireehold or Lease- 3 hold property. The Society shall be a terminating a Society, terminating in about 12 years. The Rules and Regulations of this ' Society are modelled on the lines of the Mudgee Society as recommended E.. . LE-l400 LAN£ S n 8 shares at is per week 8 When loan granted is Gd pershare extra 12 0 Premium Sd share 2' 0 Total weekly payment for 3 years 1 2 0. After which deduct premium 0 Total weekly payment until Society ter minates, 11i years from its inception 1 0 0 All in...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 1926 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 1926 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. Queanbeyan, 8 and 11 a.m. .OC., 7,30 p.m. REV. S. J. WEST, Rector. Canberra Parsh. : R.M.C., 10 a.m. Power House, 7.30 a.m. H.C, St. John's, Canberra,' 11 a.m. H.C. Sutton, 3 p.m. Gundaroo, 7.30 p.m. . REV. F. G. WARD".
BOYS' TOUR TO TASMANIA 30 MORE VACANCIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 4 March 1926
BOYS' TOUR TO TASMANIA 30o MORE VACANCIES. There are 30,more vacancies in the contingent being organised by the Young Australia League to make a tour of Tasmania during the Easter Vacation. There are twenty schools already represented in the contin gent, the majority of 'which. are in the country districts. The names of the schools are: Goulburn, Kyogle, Crookwell, Cleveland Street, Nujidle, Newtown, Gloucester, Tamworth, Wollongong, Wagga, Haberfield, Canterbury,. St. Patrick's School, Barker College, Paddington' Junior Technical, Casino, Gundagai, Birch grove, and the Marist Brothers School (Darlinghurst). The party will leave Sydney by the S.S. "Riverina" on March 30th, and after spending., about two weeks in Tasmania will return 'from Launces ton to Melbourne, and from there by rail to Sydney. The Tour will be car ried out practically in the time set aside for the Scliools Vacation, and the whole of the cost per boy, includ ing first-class boat fares, meals; ac colnmodation, lau...