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REMOVING BROKEN STUDS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
REMOVING BROKEN STUDS If a stud is broken In a screwed hole, apply a thin lubricant, such as paraf- fin and light* engine old mixed, In a few hours the lubricant will soak to tho bottom! and make removal easy if from this stage a hole about half the diameter of the stud is drilled with a flat drill, with the cut reversed, or "loft-handed," the vibration usuaüy will loosen tho thread, and the dri will turn the stud instead of cutting its way into the metal. Tugging at the wheel while the car :s standing still not. only strains the .steering gear, but causes unnecessary ./our on the tyres as well. A car shoulo "Iways be in motion when steered. Just the slightest motion will do. .
WOOL SALES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
WOOL SALES Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd. report: Demand for fine wools displayed out- standing vigor at our Sydney sale last Thursday. The trend of rates for thom was again upward. In the manufac- turing world, fine staple Is undoubted) wanted. Inquiry tor It becomes keener and keener as. the season's auctions progress. All classes of skii tings wore in strong demand at buoyant values. Comebacks and crossbreds also found ready purchasers at late figures. The only wools which failed to attract con-i »latently strong bidding were merino fleece lots exhibiting Inegular, broad quality, and carrying burr or dust heavily, Buyers are wary of parcels in which strong haired fibre is in evidence. Those lines are doubtful yielding and certainly present difficul- ties and extra exponte In handling at the mills. French, German, Italian and Belgian competition was most animated on the finer / fleece lots, and all skirtings. Yorkshire competed -in excellent vol- ume "and Japanese demand exhibited decid...
"A SEA OF WHEAT" [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
"A SEA OF WHEAT" Bumper yields of wheat are expected in the noithem districts of Victoria. Mr. J. Tredinnick (District Superintendent of Railways), in an interview at Ben Jigo (Vic), said the prospects for-a 5001} harvest in the far northern'part jf^ the Stato is assurod. So forward were many of the crops that harvesting would bo begun in three weeks. The new bottlers would receive . their, best yield around Mittyack.' "Another half nch of rain would bring'the harvest to a bumper from Nandaly' to' Sea 'L-ake.' Twenty-five miles of even crops as /level as billiard tables made it- évident big bu.sineesH, would come from liero for ¿.he' railways. From Berrewillock to Culgoa therur were trioru good crops. From Wycheproof to .Charlton .the harvest w;ould bo heavy.' ' l>"
TALLOW VALUES HIGHER Sheepskins Lower [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
TALLOW VALUES HIGHER Sheepskins Lower A brighter demand was experienced for all the-better,grades of tallow (at the past week's Sydney sales,1 Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd., report. Rates generally I advanced 10/- to ,15/- per ton for ail lines with the exception of inferior grades. Prices for 'the latter «showed little chango'. Best mixed made from £3/1/15/- tó"£3S/17/ff'per ton; medium, lo good X32/10to ^áí/lO; infei lor !C2C to £29"; arid broken packages £24/10/-" to £26/10/-.' , (' ' Inquiry for" rabbit'skins was easier, arid values on the average twopence.' lower. First pelty made from,* 67d. *f'o G!fd per lb Winters S;ld toj,0d_.; out- going from 36d. to 4Sd\; 1st does from 39d. to 44d.¡ racks, Sid/ to 36d.; an,d othors from 13d. up. Best hare skins reallsQd from 0/- to 8/9 per dozen; 2iids 3/- to 5/-; andt inferior 1/- to 2/6l Demand for cheep skins ' .was, much weaker at opening sales, but values 1m-' proved slightly as auctions progiessèd Closing- rates'for'woolly skins'displaye...
QUEANBEYAN LAND SALE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
QUEANBEYAN LAND SALE At Messrs. Woodger and Calthorpe's auction sale on Saturday afternoon íast there was a good attendance, and much interest was evinced in, the properties for disposal. ' .. A Eleven building blocks "were sold on acteount of Mr. A. E. Moore for £J.270; For Mr. E. O., Moore's subdivision, near the ÏJueanbcyan railway, station, offers were received for two lots at £5 per foot, whbqh'hre to'be submitted to the owner for his approval! Mr. P. Hardy's property in, Monaro Street Avas withdrawn at £3400, but it Is likely that this property will be sold privately.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
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STAGE AND SCREEN Pianist's 'Gift of £500. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
STAGE AND SCREEN Pianist's'Gift of £500. Percy Grainger, the eminent Aus- tralian composer and pianist, has founded the "Rose Grainger," fund as a .memorial to his mother, who was a native of Adelaide, and to aid the Soufti Australian orchestra. . > His initial gift to the fund was £500, and the objects will' be "to give con- crete and^practical expression to my hopes of Adelaide's musical future, and of my hearty esteem for the South Australian orchestra. The interest ot tl\e fund, to which 1 hope to make fur- ther donations', will be applied to the fostering of *the orchestra and the »giv- ing of orchestral concerts in Adelaide,"
A Twenty-One Ton Carpet. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
vn, K ff i. &lt; >r .« tt~-i.> i A Twenty-One Ton,'Carpet. / A carpet weighing twenty-one tons has been laid down In the foyer and rcstàuiant of a leading Londqn hotej It covers a floor space of half antere. ¿Seventy men were required to hanále 'théi carpet, and It is believed, to be ; the largest In the world. For the first time in the history of carpet-making, ,*lxty-four Oriental rugs were woven - together. Sixty.-tvvo Carne from Persia vanduvo from .China. The weaving ,was dolie by rug-workers from Sam- arkand. ., ¡t¿ \ - . Alc¿ording,'ito/lheir' custom, the work- ers, beforo tile growing carpet was al- lowed to 'encircle eacli rug, wove a piece of colored rice fibre cioscent wlse into the heart of it, to ensure that all who ti ead th'om shall lmow peipetual joy and felicity.
England's Greatest Tragedienne. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
England's Greatest Tragedienne. Miss Syliil Thorn- | dyke is ' generally considered to be I England's' greatest tragedienne. One of her greatest suc- cesses Of recent | years ' has been Scored 'as "Saint I Joan," with which, [ after a long run In ondon, she Is tour- ing the English pro- vinces. At^Xmas she I will be seen in Lon- [ don with Mr. Henry Ainley in .'Macbeth.' |
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EVERYDAY TALKS PRIVILEGES OF FREEDOM ITS RIGHTS AND DUTIES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
EVERYDAY TALKS PRIVILEGES OF, FREEDOM ITS RIGHTS AND DUTIES From &lt;? the caí liest time«!-which arc times'not rocoidcd by histoty-men have fought for frcedoni They" have attained it in large moa suic in most civilised countiies Tyrants have passqd from the stage Now, and then they re-appear for a time as dictators, but these only func- tion in cmeigcncics , But should any one of them set up another tyranny, men -would fight for fteedom Again, and as often a.3 wai necessary to establish it * Wliat is freedom? t What are the rights of min' Ma,ny m,cn will answer the question In as many different ways i Put the question to children and j ou will get still more answers The child thinks that freedom should be trie tjcee access to the sweets in the "pantry as often as he feels hunger for them-and fi«edorrt to roam about tile town as he likes", coming home ^whenever he chooses The man who is'still part child, le, ,fhe criminal, thinks that freedom con- sists In picking othoi peop...
"For the Term of His Naturad Life." [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
"For tho Term of His Naturad Life,1' ' It is expected that' the cost o'f . the production of the film,' "For the Term» of His Natural Ijlfo," will bo about £ 00,000. It is the biggest and moat olaborXtc picture attempted in Aus ti alia. The Tasmanian scenes have been "shot," and the company is now In Sydney where the interiors are be- ing filmed. In addition to -Mis» Eva Novak-the star-the party which vis- ited the Western Coast, included Mr. Norman Dawn (producer), Mes>»is George Fisher (Rufus Dawes and John Rex), Dunstan Webb (Captain Freie;, Arthur McLeglan (Gabbett, the bush- ranger). Arther Tauehert (Warden Troke), Murphy, Turtln and O'Haiuon (a convict gang), and Len Roosc (camera man). It was decided by Mr. Darwn to take some less impoi rant Scenes while in Tasmania, and he chose Gorra Linn as the backgiound for this work. The actors were en- thusiastic concerning the beauties of Coria Linn and their suitability loi filming. " They spoke highly also or Tasmania's scenic at...
WILD FLOWERS PROTECTION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
WILD FLOWERS . PROTECTIOiN The New South Wales Assembly re- cently passed an Act to protect wild flowers and other native fauna. The bill 'gives protection^ to certain specified plarjts, and nibo enacts^ that tiny person offering for sale a native plant during *tho* period of protection will be fined 4riH^ fine Is £5 for first offence, £10 for second, ' and £20 for '.third coav)ctlon. ¡îhiro Councils and-" Municipalities -will welcome this measure,^ and it is hoped itwjll pitt a stop to the wanton destruc- tion" of native flowers, which has been a scandal for many-years.>.
"Music Master." [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
"Music Master." It is probable that "The Music ajus- ter," will bo staged in*- Australia by Maurice Musco- vite^ This play was written by the late Charles Klein, author of "The Lion and The Mouse," which was produced in Australia by J. C. Williamson, l^ta It furnished David Warfield, the clever American actor, . with what is prob- ably his best known I vehicle. He origin- ally acted it in New York for two years, and when he took the play on tour In 1906-07 he broke records with it in all the larger cities I of America. Charles | Klein went down on I the ill-fated Lusi- tania. , David Belasco, the American en- trepreneur, . after refusing ? for . 17 years, has at last consented lo pemm the production oí "Music Master" in Great Britain.
PARISH ELECTIONS ABOLISHED IN ITALY Return to Middle Ages System [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
PARISH ELECTIONS ABOLISHED IN ITALY Return to Middle Ages System The Institution of a podesta in all the Communes of Italy, "which was" decided by the Government some time ago and confirmed by recent decrees, is about to fio applied throughput the peninsula and means the abohtió/i'of all adm nis trative elections Mayors, and town coitnoillois aie all nominated bv the Gol 'el hment, and * the mavoi, so ap pointed lecehes the title of podesta Appointments £or all towns and vil- lages in more than ten leading provinces .have1 already been decided. The work has. beep rather a'gigantic task for the Government, fqftit means the appoint- ment not only of mayors, with the title of podesta, in some 6000 communes, but also boards of advisers who will take the place of the former elective municipal councilors i The institution of the ppdosla is a de- cided return to the system of the middle ages, peculiar to Italj, when the Hohen gfaufen emperors either , appo'nted confirmed., the podesta In t...
CADETS' DANCE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
CADETS' DANCE ' Mrs. Leslie G. Fussell entertained a patty of ladies and 20 cadets óí the Royal Military College, Duntioon, lu the private dining room of the Hotel Can- berra j on Saturday evening. Tasteful decorations of Iceland poppies, sweet peais and roses graced the room where the happv evening was passed. Among the ladies present were:- ' Mesdames Leslie G. Fussell (nattier blue and silver). Cyril Davies (floral taffeta), Cunningham (flame charmeuse), G. Haydon (apricot satin). C. Mackenzie (mauve georgette), G. O'Hanlon1* (blue beaded frock), R. Alcorn (blue "geor- gette and fur trimming), W. Woodger (white georgette), J. Deans (blue beac!; ed georgette), Miss N. Armitage, of Syd" ney (white charmeuse), Misses Ruth Harper,' of Sydney (black lace), Brown, oï Sydney (green beaded georgette), P. Williams, of Syd- ney (silver lame), J. Adams, of' Sydney (mauve tàffeta), D. Parker, of Sydney (lemon taffeta), Mander* Jones, of Sydney, (lemon1 charmeuse),'Mavis Robb,"of .Sydney (pin...
A TRAWLER'S CRUIS[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
A TRAWLER'S CRUISe On Saturday and Sunday next day descriptions of the work of the trawler Goorangai will be broadcast from the sea, picked up at Station 2 F Sydney, and re-broadcast for listeners generally to hear. A special announcer &nbsp; is to spend three days on the trawer which will be operating up and down the coast a few miles from Sydney Heads, and he will describe all the oper- ations connected with the trawling bisi- ness. The announcer's descriptions will be interpolated into the ordinary pro- gramme at such times as may be con- venient.
OTHER ROUTES Distances Compared [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
OTHER ROUTES Distances Compared In addition to the Yass-Canberra rail- way, several routes for a railway to con- nect with Canberra have been put for- ward. The distances involved have been investigated chiefly by aerial survey, and as a result it has been possible to com- pile the distances involved in the re- spective routes. They are as follow:- Albury to Canberra via Holbrook, Ky- amba, Tarcutta, and Tumut, 216½ miles; new construction, 184 miles. Albury to Canberra, via Junee, Gun- dagai, and Tumut, 245½ miles; new construction, 124 miles. Albury to Canberra, via Wagga, Bor- ambola, Tumblong, and Tumut, 288 miles; new construction, 114 miles. Albury to Canberra, via Junee and Yass, 245½ miles; new construction, 41½ miles. &nbsp; Melbourne to Canberra, via Albury and Yass, 440 miles; new construction, 41½ miles. &nbsp; Melbourne to Canberra, via Orbost, Bombala, and Queanbeyan, 481 miles; new construction, 114 miles. &nbsp; &nbsp; (CONTINUED ON PA...
HALLOW-EEN GATHERING OF SCOTS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926
HALLOW-EEN GATHERING OF SCOTS The Canberra Highland Society and Burns Club held its annual children's I Hallow-een entertainment in the Causeway Hall on Friday night last. More than 300 children assembled to participate in the old Scottish customs of Dookin for Apples, etc. Nuts, sweets and fruit were served during the evening by members of the Society. Pipe-Major R. McKay delighted the company with selections on the bag- pipes. At the conclusion of the child- ren's function at 10 p.m., they were un- animous that they had struck earth's pleasure in "a wee Scotch Nicht." A dance to the strains of a fine or- chestra was enjoyed by the adults, and all present are looking forward to the Grand Concert and Dance on Thursday, November 18.