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THURSDAY, APRIL 8. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
THURSDAY, APRIL 8. John Conway was charged with being drunk yesterday, and being an old offender was fined £2 or 14 days. For using indecent language while being arrested by Constable Greig the same defendant was fined £5 or one month. Two first offenders were fined 5/ each or 24 hours for imbibing too freely yesterday. Daniel McCarthy and Michael Keen, both of whom were helplessly drunk yesterday afternoon, were each fined £1 in default seven days.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7th. Four defendants, charged with drunkenness, forfeited their recog nisances of 10/- each. Joseph McLaren, durnk, and Wal ter Schofield, on a similar charge, were each fined 10/- or 48 hours. A first offender was fined 5/- or. 24 hours for drunkenness. Jam'es McCarthy, for being drunk on Tuesday, was fined £1 or seven days.
(Published by arrangement.) AFRAID OF THEIR JOBS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
(Published by arrangement.) AFRAID OF THEIR JOBS. Reporting an "langry!" debate in U.S.A. Congress, the' Washington correspondent of the London "Times" telegraphed: "Professional Prohibitionists are afraid' to' vote for :anything- which would mean the Tdrastic application of the law, first because it would reveal the, appalling cost -in money which must, be, involved if total. Pro hibitioni is ever ,.to be a 'fact, and, secpndly, becau e ?he :persecution 'of the' individual citizen-,by the Federal Government wou!d'; if th :necessary machinery were* provided, reach, a point at. which public- opinion would revolt." "Though e'xact figures ar e difficult to obtain, unqiuestionably the Fed eral' and .State expenditures for Pro liibition already aggregate a hundred million dollars '(£20,000,000) a year, and in no large centre of population is the law more than a derision. "It is easier to obtain liquor in New. York and Chicago at any mo ment of the. day than in London during the hours of ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
During a thunderstorm at Adelong the wiring apparatus of the telephone exchange was struck by lightning. Flames instantly, followed, but were subdued by the staff before much damage was done. I?Frs.:Maiion Bell andjher daughter arrived at Pei;th yesterday,,thus com pleting the'12,000 miles tour of Aus tralia by motor car.
TUESDAY, APRIL 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
TUESDAY, APRIL 6th. James Morris was fined 10/- or 48 hours for being drunk. Edward O'Born was charged with behaving in a riotous manner in the bar of the Commercial Hotel between 4.30 and 5 p.m. on Monday last. John Commings was similarly charged. Constable Monck stated that they were making a terrible disturbance' when he came upon the scene. Sergeant Hargrave said Commings was the aggressor. O'Born had com plained that he had put his hand into his pocket. Sergeant Hargrave said O'Born made a practice of that sort of thing and had to be system atically watched. After the disturb ance Commings was found hiding in a w.c. O'Born was fined 10/- or 48 hours' hard labor. Commins was fined £3 or one month's hard labor, and was also bound over to be of good behaviour for 12 months, self in £20 or two sureties of £10 each or one of £20. Four defendants charged with be ing drunk were fined 5/- each, or an alternative of 24 hours. Martin Butler pleaded guilty .to using indecent language in M...
SOME GOOD ADVICE STRENGTHENED BY EXPERIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
SOME GOOD ADVICE STRENGTHENED BY EXPERIENCE Kidney disease is too dangerous to neglect. At the first sign of back ache, headache,, dizziness, or urinary disorders, prompt attention should be given to the, weakened kindneys. Lighten the diet, take things easier and use a reliable kidney tonic. There's no other kidney medicine so well recommended as Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills. Here's one of the many statments from Australian people:- Mrs..M. Quigley, Morrissett Street, Queanbeyan, says:-" Twenty years ago I told you that Doan's Backache Kidney Pills had cured me of kidney trouble and gave you permission to publish the fact for the benefit of other sufferers. I am pleased to let you know I am still well to-day. My trouble was severe backache, head aches and giddiness. At times my back was so stiff that I could scarcely stoop and when I did manage to. bend over it was as much as I could do to stand up straight again without as sistance. My experience has made me a firm believer in Do...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 1926. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 1926. CHURCH OP ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. Queabeoyan, $ a.m. H.C., 11 a.m. aid 7.30 p.m. Tharwa, 3 p.m. REV. S. J. WEST, Rector. Canberra Parish. R.M.C., 10 a.m. St. John's, Canberra, ~1 a.m. Gininderra, 3 p.m. Causeway Hall, 7.30 a.m. REV. F. G. WARD. ROMAN CATHOLIC. Queanbeyan, 8.3k and 10.30 a.m. Mass. Acton, 8.30 a.m. Mass. Tuggranong, 11 a.m. Mass. REV. P. M. HAYDON. PRESBYTERIAN. Queanbeyan, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. REV. C. CALDWELL WEARNE METHODIST. Queanbeyan, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Sutton, 3 p.m. ' Majura, 3 p.m. REV. W. EVANS.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Reports from Tranigie regarding the cyeloj ie which struck the town shi show' that the pat h of the storm was. very erratic.. The? main portion of a chr arch was demol fished, leaving only] thb e vestry at the back, and the bell at the front. A hal t was wrecked and f.?"iur private houses,, and the con tents` were ruined. Busi ness premises were, also blown !down. So further traces 'have been found of,? the 22 missing mei abers 'of the cr ew of the steamer D orrigo, which Siupdernd on Good P? da .
Queanbeyan-Canberra Railway Service [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Queanbeyan-Canberra Railway Service The Railway Department advises that, on the Queanbe yan-Canberra line the follow ing time-table has been brought into operation: On :Mondays to Fridays inclusive, a passenger train will leave Queanbeyan a~ 6-40 a.m. and a mixed train at 4-15 p.m., and on the up jour ney these trains will leave Can berra at 8-30 a.m.' and 5-25' p.m. On Saturdays, in addition to the trains from Queanbeyan at 6-40 a.m. and from Canber ra at 8-30 'a.m., there will be a passenger train from Queanbe yan at 11-20 a.m., returning from Canberra (Power House) at 12-15 p.m. The late after noon trains will not run' in either directioris on Saturdays. BOND'S FAMOUS TOWILS, nu surpassed for Drability, 2/6 uad 2/11 at M?i Ml M b, ;`.hmWean
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
The sultry conditions during the week-end, culminated in a heavy shower +about S bp.m., on Sunday af ternoon and picnickers and others made a hurried move . homewards. The rain continued till nearly 8 p.m. after which the night was clear and bright. Forty-six points of rain' were registered at the local . post office. Monday's fall yielded a further 26 points, and last night about 7 o'clock there was another smart shower of. rain.
LADIES' DOUBLES HANDICAP. FIRST ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
LADIES' DOUBLES HANDICAP. FIRST ROUND. Misses Blake (owe 30) beat Mrs. Jamieson and Mrs. D. Vest (owe 15k), 9-7. Mrs. H. Vest and Mrs. Ford (rec. k 15), beat Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. G. Gregory (owe 15), 8-5. SECOND ROUND. Mrs. Griffiths and Miss Chave (owe 40) beat Miss Moran and Mrs. Freebody (owe 30), 8-2. Mrs. Maguire and Mrs. Mildenhall (owe 15A) beat Misses Buckmaster and Clarke (owe 30}), 8-0. Mrs. H. Vest and Mrs. Ford beat Misses Blake, 8-7. Mrs. Cantle and Mrs. Cooper (owe 15) beat Mrs. Ayliffe and Mrs. Pote (rec. 1 15), 8-5. SEMI-FINAL. Mrs. Griffiths and Miss,Chave beat Mrs. Maguire and Mrs. Mildenhall, 8-2. Mrs. H. Vest ~and Mrs. Ford beat Mrs. Cantle and Mrs. Cooper, 8-2. FINAL. Mrs. Vest and Mrs. Ford (rec. A 15) beat Mrs. Griffiths and Miss Chave (owe 40), 8-3.
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Closing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Clos ing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungen dore and Yass, Monday to Saturday inclusive, 4.40 a.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted) 8.55 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Hall, Jeir. Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday, 1.45 p.m. by car. Majura: Tuesday and Saturday, 6.10 p.m. Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 4.30 p.m.; Saturday, 2.30 p.m., by car. Gudgenby: Monday, 4.30 p.m. Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sundays excepted) 6.10 p.m.; Satur day, 2.25 p.m. Amungula and Sutton:. Monday, Wednesday':and Friday, 2 p.m. Westridge and Molonglo Settle ment: Monday, Wednesday, aad Fri day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and Friday, 6 p.m. Burra: Wednesday and Saturday, 3.30 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
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Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Olosing time of mails at Queanboyar Post Oflce. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Yass and. Bungendore, odaily (Sunday except ed), 7 p.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (SUiai day excepted), 7 p.m. Ainslie, Glninderra, Hall," Jeir, and Murrumbateman : Monday, Wednesday and ' Friday, 6.30 a.m. (by car); . Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m.' Majura: Wednesday and- Satur day, 6.80 l .: Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 a.m. Amungula and iSutton: Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday, 5 a.m. Westridge and H'Molonglo Settie ment: Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Burra: Tuesday,` and Friday,. 6.?0 'a.m. (by coach); Tuesday and Fri day, 7 p.m. (by train). Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 6.30 a.m. (car).
LADIES' SINGLES HANDICAP FIRST ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
LADIES' SINGLES HANDICAP FIRST ROUND. Miss Chave (owe 30U) beat Mrs. Cantle (owe 3 15), 8-3. Miss E. Blake (owe 303) beat Mrs. ýMildenhall (owe 15), 8-3. Mrs. Ayliffe (rec. 1 15) beat Miss K. Moran (owe 30j), 8-5. Mrs. Maguire '(owe 15 )- beat Mrs. Freebody. (owe 153), 8-5. Mrs.. Grifliths (owe 40) beat Miss Clarke (owe 30.i), 8-3. Mrs. Vest (owe . 15) beat Miss Buckmaster (owe 15), 8-5. Miss Blake (owe 15) beat Mrs. Taylor (owe 1 15), 8-6. Mrs. Jamieson (owe 153) beat Mrs. Ford (3 15), 8-3. SECOND ROUND. Miss E. Blake beat Miss Chave, 8-3. Mrs. Maguire beat-Mrs. Ayliffe, 8-6: Mrs. Griffiths beat Mrs. Vest, 8-3. Miss B. Blake beat Mrs. Jamieson, .8-1. SEMI-FINAL. Miss E. Blake beat Mrs. Maguire, 8-4. Miss B. Blake beat Mrs. Griffiths, 8-4. FINAL. Miss E. Blake (owe 30j) beat Mliss B. Blake (owe 15F), 8-2.
Handy Tool. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Handy Tool. One of the handiest tools in the kit is a pair of long slender nosed pliers, with which one can reach far into the 'innards' of the engine to place a screw or pull out a pin. The useful. ness of this tool has been.great ly increased, and the danger of dropping a small part into some inaccessible* part of the machine greatly lessened by two things; first, by slightly grooving the tips of the plier jaws with a round file, length wise; and second, by putting a heavy rubber band around the handles of the pliers so that the jaws are held firmly to gether without having to be tightly grasped in the hand. Modified in this way, the pli ers are useful for removing and replacing pins in valve-stems.
GENT'S DOUBLES HANDICAP. FIRST ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
GENT'S DOUBLES HANDICAP: FIRST ROUND. Harman and. Greenlees .(owe & 15) beat Barnet and Haydon (rec. & 15), W.o. Chave and Skinner beat Moore Bros. (scr.), 9-2.? Fitzpatrick ,and Nish (owe 151) beat Ford and Hawes (sc.), 9-4. Freebody and Crowe (owe 40) Sheat Pike acid Rodgers (rec. 15), 9-6. H. Ridley :and J. Ridley (owe 30_) beat Buckmaster ':ad Morton (scr.), SEMI-FINAL. Keys:and Aylitfei beat Harman and Greenlees, 9-8. H. Ridley and J. Ridley beat Free body and' Crowe, 9-8. FINAL. Keys and Ayliffe. beat Ridley Bros. W.o.
Buying a Second-hand Car. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Buying a Second-hand Car. Now that those persons who delight in acquiring the latest models are busy purchasing the 1926 versions, there is once again, a heavier influx than usual of used cars on the sec ondhand market. Indeed it seems strange, in view of the total population of the country and the many thousands of new cars sold, that thre is still market enough to, absorb the discarded models which are traded off with cash added for the latest productions, Still, throughout the Common wealth, the second-hand car business continues with a big turnover, even though prices themselves may be on the low side when the actual intrinsic worth of the vehicle is consid ered. Nov that new cars can be had at such advantageous prices, whilst there is such a glut of elderly and decrepit old types which are nothing more nor less than a drug on .the market, there has inevitably grown up an idea that he is a foolish man who purchases a used car, and that in so doing he is merely buying trouble for...