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LAWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

LAWNS. When young the grass must never be mown by a machine, but should be topped with a scythe, and this should be frequently done until the plants tiller out and become sufficiently strong to bear the mowing machine. Meanwhile the roller must also be in constant use; no firm turf is ob- tainable without it.

Publication Title: Canberra Times, The
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TO AUSTRALIA IN 90 DAYS PASSING OF AN OLD TIMER [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

TO AUSTRALIA IN 90 DAYS PASSING OF AN OLD TIMER A leading figure In commercial circle in Dublin for nearly half a cen- tury, Mr. Wm. H. O'Kclly, who died re- cently, was in his eighty-fifth year. He was a director and manager of Messrs. F. and C. Martin, shipowner» and timber merchants, from which po- sition he retired some years ago. Originally the firm of Messrs. Martin owned a number of sailing ships, and afterwards acquired steamships. Ita j ships were empolycd in taking provi- sions and stores to the Crimea, and were also engaged in emigration traf- fic, carrying thousands of Irish families to America in sailing vessels, some of which were full-rigged ships of about 000 tons. The firm also ran a line to Australia, Its ships sailing once a month on voy- ages, the outward one of which took from sixty to ninety days.

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PETROL WAR ENGLISH PRICES DROP [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

PETROL WAR ENGLISH PRICES DROP The Shell, British Petroleum and Pratt companies are offering re- tailers in Great Britain an addi- tional bonus of 1/2d. a gallon if they exclusively consume the "Big Three" products. The pi ice of petrol to the public has been reduced 1 1/2d. per gallon, the wholesalers' profit remain- ing unaltered. Thus war has been de- clared on the Independent selling com- panies The independent's reply was to quote one penny under the price fixed by the Big Three.

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SHEEPBREEDING IN SOUTH AFRICA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

SHEEPBREEDING IN SOUTH AFRICA Mr. Van Heerden, who Is one of the South African members of the Parlia- mentary Delegation, recently . in Can- berra, is also a large sheepbreedcr in South Africa. In a recent Interview in Melbourne, ho said; "In the last few years you have made £ 300,000 out of the sheep you, have sent to us. We took only your very best sheep, and now you are perturbed because the woollen manufacturers" of the world are looking to our woola) for their supply. We undoubtedly have progressed very much aniaM growing woola to-day as fine as any produàed In Australia. The bad reputation that South Africa may, once havo had "has been lost, and wo contend that fpr Australia to try now to placeman env bargo on stud sheep. Is .tp shut the stable door after tho horse has gone. We shall always 'continue to look to I Australia, however, for tho finest types, | and with what little, I have already seen of sheep in Australia, I have^een struck by the types and varieties .> of the...

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LIMBLESS SOLDIERS FEDERAL CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

LIMBLESS SOLDIERS FEDERAL CONFERENCE At the Federal Conference of the r.imbless Soldiers' Association, held re "* ntly in Melbourne, many delegates poke strongly upon the question of pensions for widows, and stated that appalling hardships had been imposed upon many It was decided to approach the Com monvvealth Government and ask that widows of limbless ex-soldiers should be recompensed as war widows, whether the deaths of limbless e\.-soldiers were due to war injuries or otherwise The delegates passed a motion regret lng that legislators throughout the Commonwealth had not declared Anzac Day a close holiday on the day on which it fell, and pledging themeselves to take steps necessary to see that this -»as done. '

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NEW FEDERAL LOAN £1,000,000 for Canberra [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

NEW FEDERAL LOAN £1,000,000 for Canberra The Federal Treasurer (Dr. Earle Page) announced on Monday the flota- tion of a new Commonwealth loan of £5,000,000. The terms provide for 5½ per cent interest, the price to be at par. The loan will be redeemable in six, eleven, or sixteen years, at the option of the investor. The money is to be used for public works in all States except New South Wales, which does not borrow through the Federal Loan Council. A substantial sum, estimated at about £1,000,000, is also to bo used for works undertaken by the Federal Capital Commission. secured but to be doubly sure of success the Treasurer has chosen the date of the opening of subscriptions to coincide with the period of the year when money is most free. Shortly large payments for wool and wheat will be made, and the exceptional season should make large sums available for investment in such gilt-edged securities as Common- wealth stock. Lists for the loan will   probably be kept open...

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E.S.U. N.S.W. BRANCH TO VISIT CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

E.S.U. N.S.W. BRANCH TO VISIT CANBERRA The executive committee of the     English-Speaking Union, with the co- operation of the Federal Capital Com- mission, has arranged for members to visit Canberra under special conditions. To ensure the maximum of pleasure and comfort in travelling, the N.S.W. Railways Department is furnishing a special train, with sleeping berths, to leave Central Station on November 22, at 8.40 p.m., arriving at Hotel Can- berra for breakfast the following morn- ing, leaving again for Sydney on the evening of October 24, arriving on   Thursday morning. Mr. R. Thompson has been Mayor of jfivorn South Australia 15 times. He has held the office without a break for the past 11 years.

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LOCAL WOOL Some Brisk Trading [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

LOCAL WOOL Some Brisk Trading A number of local wool clips have been sold during the past week, and prices for first fleeces have ranged from 20d. to 24d. per lb. in the shed. About 600 bales have changed hands, and the chief buyer has been Mr. T. Leitch, of Sydney.

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

For All Yon Want in .? . ' ( , DEPENDABLE Groceries YOU CANNOT DO BETTER THAN AT MORAN & CATOS > Australia's Largest Grocery Organisation. Residents in Federal Capital Area:-You can send your order to us with confidence. Not only 'are our prices lowei-but we guarantee the QUALITY of every article we sell. WE MAKE NO CHARGSS FOR CASES OR PACKING. We Deliver Free on Rail Sydney. WRITE FOR OUR COMPLETE GENERAL CATALOG, and SPECIAL COUNTRY BARGAIN LIST-Poeted Fiee to Any Address. USE THIS FORM. Please Post Catalog and Special Bargain Lists NAME. POSTAL ADDRESS Canbona "Times," Sept. MORAN & CATO LTD. 'Sï<ST 122-128 Cleveland St, Sydney COUNTRY W PRESENTATIONS. WEDDINGS. ! _GIFTS. SOUVENIRS. _ | The Choicest Selection Out of the City. ¡ AH New Designs in Sterling Silver Plate. = WRIST WATCHES in Endless Variety. Novelty Fob Watches-15 Jewelled- j The Very Latest Idea. ! = XYLONITE & TORTOIKEKllIÜLL IV NEW DESIGNS. = I COMPARE OUR PRIChS. I I S¿ A. MA...

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

A FAIR COMPARISON OF O. K. Elliott's Cash Furniture Values AT THEIR FACTORY SHOWROOMS. you can buy a FIRST-CLASS 5ft. BEDROOM SUITE for £33/15/ Tliat will cost you anywhere else in Sydney, ,C4B. A LUXURIOUS LOUNGE 3-PIECE SUITE, Select Your Own Covering', For.£15/10/ . That will cost you £22 anywhere else. The Reason is simple; we make them ourselves, using first class 'material, put together by competent artisans, "under the direction of 'one of the firm. £80,000 worth of 1926 Ideas of Home Furnishings to Select from, All Marked in Plain Figures, Factory Prices. We manu- facture from any design or catalogue. The trade supplied. Open Tor business, S a.m., to C p.m., MONDAY to THURSDAY; FRIDAY, S a.m. to ¡1.30 pm. SATURDAY, S a.m. to 1 p.m. Free Delivery within 20 miles, Country Orders well packed, put on rail or boat free. Wo accept cash orders from i he Camperdown Estate and Cash Order Co, 2 doors from our 'showrooms. O. K. ELLIOTT'S, LTD., MANUFACTURING COMPLETE HOME FURNISHERS, 2...

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BOXING Queanbeyan Proposal [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

BOXING Queanbeyan Proposal The staging regularly of boxing con- tests in. Queanbeyan in the near future is rnobted. Arrangements are being completed for the leasing of a hall for this purpose, and the necessary permis- sion has been secured from the Council.' T,he promoters, of the concern are taking steps to induce first-class glove artists from Sydney to appear, and many good boys have expressed their willingness to appear, provided suitable opponents are found. Merv. Todd, the State lightweight champion, is likely to be seen In action, and a bout may be arranged later, hav- ing the title at stake. That boxing is on the boom in Canberra and . Quean- beyan is apparent, and fight fans can look forward to something worth while before long. Success to the promoters Is practically assured, and bouts between boys from Canberra and Qeanbeyan would prove popular with the public.

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SNAKES PLENTIFUL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

SNAKES PLENTIFUL Snakes have made their appearance early and are unusually plentiful. Re- ports are coming to hand dally of many being seen and despatched, and fences are "decorated" with wrigglers that have received their quietus. On the Yass-Queanbeyan road, between Quean- beyan and Duntroon, four wore killed last week, the largest being more than six feet long.

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PARIS FASHIONS SAY— [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

PARIS FASHIONS SAY TJhat' sleeves are either straight and narrow or slightly bouffant towards the wrists. » That tunic, and tunic effects, which completely disaappeared last year, are again fashionable, as are also aprons. 1 , ? ' That the bodices of the dressier frocks are often 'made with yokes, and blouse slightly over belts. Other models show bodies with wings, capes, bolero effects, or' panels falling from the shoulders. <?> . - That classical tailor-mades are carried out in tweed, ' homesepuns,- and various fancy woollen fabVics, while navy blue and black taffetas are used for the more fanciful suits. <S> That either alpaca, kasha, silk serge, crepe' de"? chene, or stockinette usually forms the medium for morning frocks and two-piece suits. Plain and checked fabrics are also considered smart for this purpose. ' ' ' <î> That the new colours for afternoon wear-are navy blue, very x pale beige,' bois de rose, orchid, grey, grey-maiive, ye...

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FASHION NOTES Spring's Fancies [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

FASHION NOTES Spring's Fancies Interesting foot notes filter in from, voyageurs, concerning spring wear In Paris and New York. . <.> Raiilia shoes with motif 0/ coloured flowers and all manner of tricky foot- wear are approved, providing, t-i course, one usos discretion as to wren and where. To match one's hat and shoes is a 3harming Idea. To match one's shoes with one's dress is also excellent, but t is never best, from present standards, to> match one's stockings .though, of course .there must be no jarring note. Coloured kid and linen shoes have blossomed out over yonder wherever a bit of 192C sunshine has strayed. Rose-colourod satin slippers to match the roses- in Spanish shawls are being worn at evening. Other interesting slip- pers are studded with rhino-stonos. The heels can be bought separately, and can be placed on any satin slipper.

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EUCHRE PARTY & DANCE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

EUCHRE PARTY & DANCE On Friday night, at the Triumph Hall, thp Queanbeyan Protestant Alliance Friendly Society held a euchre party md dance. It proved a most enjoyable unction, and about 70 couples danced to the music of the Canberra City Or- chestra. In the dancing competitions, the prize for trie fox trot was awarded to( Mr. Tobin and Miss Mayo; Miss Power was given first place for the bal- loon dance; Mr. Christmas and Miss Coles tied with Mr. Tobin and Miss Mayo for, plvottlng; and in the final award the latter couple received tho prize. The jazz cap prize for the lucky number went to Mr. Llnkey. The lady's prize for euchre was won hy Mrs. E. Baxter, with Mrs. Shumaqk .second, while the gentleman's prize went to Mr. J. Charlton, with Mr. Crisp .sec- ond. The organising arrangements for .he function were capably managed by Mr. D. Hutchinson (social secretary).

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

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CLEVER CHILD SWIMMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

CÜEVER CHILD 'SWIMMER. i> < ' I The poiformarico of an elevon ¡year old youngster ,}n "isw immtnc in, Sydney last w eok1Jatt'iacted altonion'l^ecq-u^e of its merit Jean Cocks, starting from, tl}C 1 becond maik In a 50 j ¡u d3 A giado' handicap, coveied the distance in ¿¿ seconds dead The time was only, foui seconds outside the Australian lecord hpld by Misses Fanny Durack and ^eia Fiaj\ley Quite a icmark ablc feat for one so young.

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BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

BOXING-AT ¡-».Gavlno, De Leon, of Phillipine Islands and 'Joe' Esler fopm Bananaland, fought one of the most excitlng fights witness- ed at the Sydney Stadium last Satur- day evening, when throughout the con- test the two combatants fought like     "Kilkenny cats", but absolutely fairly. The visitor received the verdict,

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CUP HISTORY Some Rich Races [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

CUP HISTORY Some Rich Races It is jnoic than 8S years since a fJW spo-tsmcn gathei ed on Bateman s Hill -now the site of Spencei Street, railway station (Melbourne)-foi the first races hold m Victoria Some two years later a couise was laid out on tie banks of thp Saltwater River (ricmington) an] ovei ¡barrio ol the ground on which tho present lace foi the Melbourne Cup Is inn The principal event w is the Town Plate of £50 with a £5 sweepstake Th-» winner was a bay maic but the ownci a Mr Wood did not even name her The 1 own Plate proved to be the foie umiLi of the Melbouino Cup But it was not until 1801 that the Hist IV'cl bourne Cup wat, imi In that ye u Archei * beat lug the 11 black lively of Mt D Do Mestie shot past tho rçpst a winner., and his owner received £710 pure monev The attend ince that day was estimated at 5000 The Cup fouf"-\cars lotci showed the upwoid tifend of the stake -when the grrov outsidei lory Boy won his owner '1014 / When Sheet Anchoi scoied in 1S85 the pil...

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Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

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