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QUEANBEYAN RELATION TO CANBERRA ALDERMAN'S SPEECH [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

QUEANBEYAN RELATION TO CANBERRA ALDERMAN'S SPEECH The place of Queanbeyan in relation to the Federal Capital was put forward In a speech made -by Alderman J. G. Harris, an alderman and formerly Mayor of Queanbeyan, at the first anni- versary of the existence of the Federal Star Lodge, Cunberra, of the Ancient Order of Druids. Responding to th3 toast of the Muni- cipality of Queanbeyan, Alderman Harris said that the council had much work to do, but it did not always meet with the approval of the ratepayers. Nevertheless, the aldermen were endea- vouring to benefit others,.and make the town more suitable to live in. Quean- beyan was reaping benefit by its near- ness to the capital, but It had been a good town before Canberra had been thought of as the Federal Capital. Queanbeyan, with its freehold, he maintained, was bound to attract men e>f small means, who desired to own their own houses, and must progress by i^úp» aim uomiua vvnile Canberra was being built. There were three util...

Publication Title: Canberra Times, The
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NEWS IN BRIEF AUSTRALIAN WIRELESS CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

NEWS IN BRIEF AUSTRALIAN WIRELESS CONTROL Mr. Bruce has recently stated that in regard lo Australia's desired control of beam wireless, claims will be further urged In the sub-committeo of the Im- perial Conference dealing with com- munications. It Is understood that Australian circles arc not optimistic of securing modification of the British post office's adamantine attitude.

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TENNIS BALL At Hotel Kurrajong BRILLIANT FUNCTION The second annual ball of the Canberra Tennis Association, which was held at Hotel Kurrajong on Friday evening last, marked the opening of the ballroom of the new hostel. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

TENNIS BALL At Hotel Kurrajong BRILLIANT FUNCTION The second annual ball of tho Canberra Tennis Association, which was held at Hotel Kurrajong on Fri- day evening last, marked the open- ing of the ballroom of the "miw hostel. The event was a brilliant function, and during an interval in the dancing, the trophies won during the? past season >vpre presented to the successful play ifs- by Mr. j. H. Butters ' (Chief Com- missioner). . ~\ More than 200 people were present at he ball, which was' arranged ,by the association, and ,a pleasant evening was ¡pent in the new surroundings of the ..ecently completed 'hostel. ' The president of the 'Canberra-TenniE. Association (Mr. I. Smith) stated that .he season recently ended had proved a most succeessful one. During the sea jon teams ot the association had par- ticipated in garóes outside the territory, and had won trophies from other towns This had been due chiefly to the Quean- beyan Club, who was possessed of ven ino players, of which M...

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CHEVROLET Reduction in Price £208 TO £195. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

CHEVROLET Reduction ' in Price £208 TO £193. Simultaneously with its opening, on the first of the present month as direct distributors to its country dealers throughout Australia, the General ¿Motors (Australia) Pty., Ltd., has an nounced reductions in Chevrolet prices which will 'make very pleasant reading for.prospective car and truck owners. The Chevrolet touring car, equipped with five balloon tyres and tubes as standard equipment, a new body carry- ing a beaded belt around the centre, two-colour duco finish, and outside handles on all doors, Is £195. Further rhnu this, the Insurance, freight, and registration may be added to the cost of the car, and one-third of the .whole con- stitutes the deposit. This is a reduction front £208. Tlie Chevrolet one-ton truck, formerly selling at £275/10/- with four tyres and lubes, has now been listad at £227/10/-, with five special truck tyres and tubes, a reduction of £43. 'The same terms apply to ,the truck as to the car re- garding- additi...

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£17,000,000 ESTATE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

£17,000,000 ESTATE Mr. Wallace Hatch, taxi-driver, of Lithgow (N.S. Wales), has a sporting chance of securing £17,000,000 for his mother's family, that is, if he can find the marriage register showing the wed- ding of his maternal great grandparent He Intends leaving for I'rcland In Jan- uary next, on a quest for this docu- ment Lloyd's of London, are at pre- sent tracing the claim, and consider there Is an excellent prospect of bring- ing the millions to New South Wales, where the majority of the claimants ure living. If his claim Is successful, tho largest beneficiary in Australia will be Mrs. Hatch, the G0-ycar-old wife of an ex-police sergeant She will net £3,000,000. >

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RAMPION COMES HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

RAMPION COMES HOME. As I indicated last week, Ramplón appeared to bo the certain winner of the V.R.C. Derby-and so it proved. By his ' win Ramplón created a new record, for winnings of a three-year old and has returned his owner the princely total of £25,3S1/10/^. lils starting price In the Derby was 0 to 4 on, one of the shortest prices ever offered about a favourite that lived up to the'trust reposed in him. '

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THE FIRST CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

THE FIRST CUP. The first Melbourne Cup was hold in 1SG0 when the pi izo, money was £20, while the conditions were 10 sovs. for- feit or- 5 sovs. If declar°d; with 200 sovs. added by the Victoria Tmf Club, I and the distance 3 miles. In 1SG1 the V.R C. controlled the event and the sweepstake won was £1250. This has been steadily increased until to-day the prize money is £10,000 with .sweep- stakes added. " . , ,

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CANBERRA NOTES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

CANBERRA NOTES Misses Helen and Frena Crace re- turned to "Gungahleen" last week after a trlp abroad which had lasted several months. The Misses Crace, who ac- companied Mr. Lingen during their trip, returned by the R.M.S. Otranto from England and came overland to Canberra from Melbourne.     ] %, '* *i ÏVIiss Nance Armitage, who lias' been spending a holiday1 In Canberra amf at Uuntroon, returned to Sydney last night. * * #. f > Miss ' Mander Jones, of Manly, ?Sydney, "is the guest of Dr. and Mis James at Ainslie '*" *' *. .' i ' i < ' j M,rs. Percy Deane, wife of the secre- tary! to ' the Prime Minister's Depart- ment, Melbourne?1 who has been spend- ing a hohday in Canberra, entertained a number of ladies at afternoon ,tea at the Hotel Canberra last Thursday after- noon: Thei following were present: Mesdames Pel ey Doune, blue morocaln trimmed with'cherry, cherry hat; 'J. H4 Butters, molo morocaln, black hat; "R. Alcorn,-fawn'jumper Suit, h...

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

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CANNIBALS Murder Prospectors IN NEW BRITAIN Three Killed—One Missing [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

CANNIBALS Murder Prospectors IN NEW BRITAIN Three Killed-One Missing The Minister for Home and Terri- , tonos (Sir-William Glasgow) has, re? , celved a cable' from «Tlabnul stating - that three Austialian prospectors had been murdered by cannibal' natives of- , Nakanal,' New 'Britain, arid a fourth ,1a believed".to haye."been, killed.. The murdèçed'men, arc :,-. ! K'.'T. Collins;"of Woodend (Vlcp^ : " - ,- B. Marley, of Victoria St.,'Clayfield,% . . Brisbane. ; »".ji ",, ' ,' JL. A. lascher, of Roseberry "street, As- - ''sot Vale, ,(Vic?). , ."".." ,. ',, 1 "The four.tjv'mah'-wW'ls mls'slng but ' , i who is bôlieVeÙ to have'been'killed*ts ' i David Page,'of'Sydney.*,; - - ? - i >"It appears^ that' six Europeans CT-, , , tercd Nak'anai",-district In searcli-cï . - cold.1 The-'party-'comprised\NIcholIa, .* Collins, 'Page/ Marley,. ' Fischer -and Britten) and'they'were accompanied by, . ' ' x number' of native servan is. The"Na- " ; kanaieyp, who,, with1-'their, neighbours, Balnlngs...

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FEDERAL TERRITORY Cession to New South Wales Portion Near Queanbeyan EARLY ACTION PROBABLE A portion of the Federal Capital Territory adjoining the State boundary and situated alongside the town of Queanbeyan will probably be ceded to the State of New South Wales in the near future. An agreement may be concluded at an early date between the Commonwealth and State Governments whereby the land may be ceded to the State, but this action may be effected only by an Act of Parliament in both Commonwealth and State Houses. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

FEDERAL TERRITORY Cession to New South Wales Portion Near Queanbeyan EARLY ACTION PROBABLE A portion of the Federal Capital Territory adjoin- ing the State boundary and situated alongside the town of Queanbeyan will probably be ceded to the State of New South Wales in the near future. An agreement may be concluded at an early date between the Commonwealth and State Governments   whereby the land may be ceded to the State, but   this action may be effected only by an Act of Parlia- ment in both Commonwealth and State Houses.   When the territory for the seat   of Government was transferred to the Commonwealth by the State of New South Wales in 1909, the   boundary of the territory on one side was determined by the Goul- burn-Cooma Railway. This division cut off from the town of Queanbeyan a portion of the Queanbeyan settlement which existed on the western side of the railway line, and placed it under Commonwealth jurisd...

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QUEANBEYAN Overcrowded School INSPECTOR'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

QUEANBEYAN Overcrowded School INSPECTOR'S REPORT The Increase in population in Quean- beyan during: recent years has been so marked that it is difficult for many to find suitable accommodation there. The hotels are re-building- to provide increas- ed accommodation, but this will only affect the comfort of tourists and com- mercial travellers. Those who'haVe fol- lowed the trend of municipal meetings in Queanbeyan will know that the aldermen have found it Increasingly dinicult to hold the scales between in- sisting on permanent buildings being erected in the municipality and sanc- tioning temporary structures on the un- derstanding that this be for a' limited period only. , The increase In population has boon reflected in congestion at the public school. Additions and alterations have been made from time to time, but these have only been temporary measures. The time has come when the problem must be seriously faced. At a meeting of the Queanbeyan Council on Thursday night last, the C...

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OFFICIAL OPENING OF CANBERRA BOWLING CLUB MEETING DECIDES ON FUNCTION FOR THIS SATURDAY PLAY TO OPEN ON FOUR RINKS AT 2.30 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

OFFICIAL OPENING OF CANBERRA BOWLING CLUB MEETING DECIDES ON FUNCTION FOR THIS SATURDAY PLAY TO OPEN ON FOUR RINKS AT 2.30 P.M. A meeting of members of the Can- berra Bowling Club was held in Social Service Rooms, Acton on Thursday evening last. Mr. C. Fran- cis occupied the chair, and those pre- sent included Messrs. W. H. Loughrey (hon. secretary), A. E. Bruce, G. A. Crease, H. J. Dunholm, T. Hope, R. A. Muir, S. G. Nish, J. H. Pike, R. Reid, D. Sharkey, R. Smith and W. Bruller. Apologies were received from Sir John   Harrison, J. T. Fenner, J. H. Hayes, J. McR. Dunn, A. K. Murray and E. Prid- dle. In the correspondence was a letter from the Federal Capital Commission announcing that the club would be permitted to use the bowling green at Hotel Canberra, but payment of £2/10   per annum per member was required by the Commission. The letter point- ed out that occasions might arise when visitors to the hotel would want to use the green at the same time as a...

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

A i! Il MARTINS- J ¡I For Cheapest and Best Pianos ¡ I NEW PIANOS, t »[ | Adolph Geyer, U \ .: Carl Steinmeyer, .! \ George Rogers, ' _ V ; Excelsior. . «¿i' J FROM £98. OTHERS, ALMOST NEW. 3 Geyer, 5 Lipp, | Steinway, > E Schmidt, s, FROM £45 2 A] you SAVIÎ :?,-, PUR CKNT. BY Ï- JRC MARING DIRECT FROM- US.- 3 | PACKARD PLAYER PIANO j S] ¡s a possibility for everybody who wants S £i The Best Player that money can buy.' - I PRICE: £220. S Your Old Piano traded in at Full Value. 0. H. MARTIN & CO. Si 10 Queen Victoria Buildings, George Street, Sydney. S .. ???????????????????????????????????HllllllflininBlrlllltftllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Biem^ri / tiïemctn, / _£V>< My goodness gracious! Isn't that awful! His little wife and weeping child stand amid the smoke and flames and he thinks only of his watch. But wait! Isn't that an ORCHARD'S "CANBERRA"? Why, so it is! Ah, that explains it. An ORCHARD'S "CANBERRA." Of course! ktese* iroüif ?."* IN AN...

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MELBOURNE CUP SPEARFELT'S ROMANTIC CAREER [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

MELBOURNE CUP SPEARFELT^ ROMANTIC CAREER Speaifcll, who won. the Melbourne Ütip wln such * brilliant Mtyle, is by 3pcai Hendí a grund.son of Carbine, and thcie Is a romance concerning the Cup winner. Ile' was bred ' by "llr. ' J. V Smith, i\t Kuaianfti stud, in thb Goul- burn. Valley of ,Viclorla. That breeder, In' March, 1922, sent several of his mares _ to be sold at Messrs. Yuille and Co's sales. One of the' number , was/l^ndy Champion, wlio had^a con foal ' by. Spearhead at foot, and ""Spear- felt was^ the foal. Mr. Reg inglis, of the 'bloodstock firm ofMessrs. William Inglis and Son, purchased Lady Cham- pion and the foal for 150 guineas on behalfv of Mr. Alfred Thompson, of_ Widden* stud, of Now< South Wales. Lady Champion and the foal were sent by steamer to Sydney, but,v un- fortunately, the mare was killed on th<? way.1 Spearfelt escaped injury, and al- though alone.in the world" he thrived on the kindly treatment of ,the grooms al Messrs1". Inglis and...

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"BOY" CHARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

"BOY" CHARLTON. "Boy" Charlton, the swimming won- der who made such a name for Aus- tralia and himself at the Olympic Games in 1924, made a re-appearance at the re-openlng of Manly Baths, on Saturday, when he gave an exhibition. It was announced later that Charlton will probably appear in championship contests this year, especially If the Japanese swimmer, Takasi, comes to these shores.     *

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"A LITTLE FISHY?" [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

"A1 LITTLE SISHY?" . At Gundurimba, Lismoro' (N.S.W.)', an enterprising fisherman, it-is stajöd,, has solved '{the pioblem ,of catcnüig mullet. He^usos neither net, bait;* nor. line, but lets them. catch themselves. His method is to, row about on the river at night, when (the mullet'will, hop on to the boat.... On one .occasion, while rowing homo'¿.distance oí a quarter of a milo, 42 mullet jumped into" the boat- ^ This fisherman exorcises" no hyPnotic or magnetic! hifluoilfce1 over, tile mullet, for anothe'r/pnrt.v-'ne^t(nigh*'t,-who lowed only a shm'tí distance",, matlo'a haul of 13 in the same way. ,

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

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PETROL CONSUMPTION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 4 November 1926

PETROL CONSUMPTION Occasionally one sees a radiator cov- eted by a sheet of brown paper. The reason ¡s to waim.up the water m-ic quickly for short runs into'the city. One ot the reasons lor heavier .con- sumption jOf petrol cn shoit riyis com- pared to long 'ones els thal thermotor and cooling water haye not tune' to reach a good working tompet ature. By placing a roller blind In front af- ilie, radiator,'' which can be' operated by a cord fi om the driver's soap, to be used for shoit runs, will assisi- materi- ally to i educe clank case'dilution, and, reduce consumption on cold mornings'

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

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS PUBLIC NOTICES FEDERAL CAPITAL COMMISSION. TENDER ACCEPTED, JNSTALLATION of Hot Water Sys- tem at A.D.C.'s Quarters, Govern- ment House, Canberra. £160. George Vincent, Darlinghurst, Sydney, N.S.W. Date of Acceptance, 11/10/2G. Date for Completion, 2/11/26. QTJPPLY and delivery f.o.r. Canberra, of Kitchen Equipment, Hotel Ac- ton, Canberra. Metters Ltd., Sydney-£582/19/6. Date of Acceptance, 19/10/26. Date for Completion, 7/12/1926. Galllers & Klaerr, Pty. Ltd., St. Kilda, Victoria--£209. Date of Acceptance, 20/10/1926. Date for Completion, 11/1/1927. JENDERS accompanied by the nec . essary deposit, will be received un- til NOON, on MONDAY, 22nd NOVEM- BER, 1926, for the ERECTION OF A CONTINUOUS GIR- DER REINFORCED CONCRETE ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE GINNIN- DERRA CREEK OF THREE TWEN- TY-FOOT SPANS BY THIRTY FEET WIDE ON THE YASS-CANBERRA ROAD, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRI- TORY, Specifications, drawing and condi- tions of Contract may be inspected and tender fo...

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