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Radiator Leaks. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Radiator Leaks. A satisfactbry method of temporarily stopping a radia tor leak is an application of ordinary roofing cement. The heat will set it, and a sizeable leak has remained sealed by this method for a whole year. However, it is advisable to look on this as a temporary expedi ent, the cement being removed at the earliest opportunity and a permanent repair made with solder.
GENT'S HANDICAP SINGLES. FIRST ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
GENT'S HANDICAP SINGLES. FIRST ROUND. Greenlees (scr.) beat Fitzpatrick (owe 15), 9-4. Freebody beat Barnett, w.o. Magillicuddy (owe 15) beat L. Hawes (rec. 15D), 9-7. Ayliffe'(owe 30) beat Crowe (owe 40), 9-6. R.. Moore (scr.) beat Wilton (owe 15), 9-4. J. E. Ridley (owe 30) beat Buck master (owe 15), 9-8. Skinner (owe 15) beat Harman (owe 15), 9-3. Keys (owe 15) beat Nish (owe 15), 9-3. M. Moore (scr.) beat W. O'Neill (scr.), 9-7. Morton (rec. 15) beat McGregor (rec. 30), 9-5. H. Ridley (owe 30) beat Murden (ser.), 9-6. SECOND ROUND. Chave (owe 15A) beat Haydon (rec.-..? 15), 9-5. Greenlees beat Pike (rec. 15), 9-7. Macgillicuddy beat Freebody, 9-6. Ayliffe beat R.. Moore; 9-3. Skinner beat J. E. Ridley, 9-8. M. Moore beat Keys, 9-3. H. Ridley beat Morton, 9-7. SN. Ridley (owe 40) beat Ford (scr.), 9-5. THIRD ROUND. Chave beat Greenlees, 9-6. Ayliffe beat Macgillicuddy, 9-4. Skinner beat M. Moore, 9-4. N. Ridley beat "H. Ridley, 9-6. SEMI-FINAL. Ayliffe beat Chave, 9-6. ' N. Ridle...
TENNIS TOURNAMENT NORMAN RIDLEY WINS SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP AND HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
TENNIS TOURNAMENT NORMAN RIDLEY WINS SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP AND HANDICAP. The second annual tourna ment of the Queanbeyan Ten nis Club was successfully com pleted on Easter Monday, and the Club was fortunate in en joying ideal weather during the whole of the .tournament as otherwise the large number' of events could not have been finalised on the two courts had there been any interference by rain. There were not many outside competitors, but two Goulburn ladies, Misses. Blake, played each other in the final, their play being too consistent for their opponents in the earlier stages. A feature of the tournament was the outstanding play of the Ridley Bros. (3), each of whom reached the semi-final of: the Singles Championship, but H. Ridley was compelled to re tire when he was in a winning position against his brother, J. E. Ridley. The other bro ther, N. Ridley, was the out standing player of the tourna ment as he won the Singles Championship and also the Handicap Singles from the owe 40...
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
CRICKET The following team has-'been se lected to represent Queanbeyan B grade against Eastlake on the lat ter's wicket on Sunday next. Cars will leave Moore Bros. at 1.15 p.m. sharp:-H. Clarke, C. Probin, C. Weller, V. Marsh, A. Newman, W. Saba, P. Gallagher, W. O'Grady, C. Bill, R. Lupton, C. Sebbens, F. De Mamill (12). _ _ _
Rabbit Skins Dearer. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Rabbit Skins, Dearer. .Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report --Supplies of trabbit skins at Wednesday's Sydney sales totalled 51½d tons. De mand was keen and values on the average advanced 2d to 3d per lb. Incomings made to 461d. per lb.; pelty to 391d.; racks, 32½d. to 36d; does, 26d. to 28½d; greasy, 17d. to 24d., and others from 16d. up. Hare skins realised from 2/- to 6/3 per dozen.
Federal Rovers United Rugby League Football Club, 1926 Rules Governing the L. HOWELL CHALLENGE CUP [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
Federal Rovers United Rugby League Football Club, 1926 Rules Governing the L. HOWELL CHALLENGE CUP 1. The Cup shall be called the L. HOWELL CHALLENGE CUP. 2. The initial holders of the Cup are the Federal Rovers Football Club, Canberra. 3. The Cup shall be open for com petition by any club within a radius of one hundred and fifty miles (150) of Canberra. 4. All players competing must have a residential qualification of twenty eight (28) clear days, and must reside within a ten (10) mile radius of their club's playing ground. 5. The Cup shall be open for com petition on any Saturday or Public Holiday from the 1st of May to the 30th of September in each year, and can only be played .for on Saturdays and Public Holidays. 6. Any club challenging the hold ers of the Cup must give at least Seven (7) Days clear notice in writ ing of such match. 7. The Cup shall remain in com petition for all time. ' 8. The holders of the Cup receiv ing more than one challenge (in writing) for the same day,...
TOURISTS AT CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
TOURISTS AT CANBERRA. A large number of tourists visited Canberra during the Easter holidays and saw the Territory looking beauti ful after the recent rains, There were 120 guests at Hotel Canberra, and dozens were turned away. Quit a number of picnickers camped on t Territory, Onie of the drawbacks to tourists visiting Canberra has been the lack of garage accommodation. At present there is only a galvanised iron shed at the Hotel Canberra. Mr, Marr, Assistant Minister and Secre tary to the Cabinet, who spent the holiday at Canberra with his wife, says that it is proposed to build a large central garage in which all the Government cars would be housed. The Capital Commission has com pleted plans for a large Communal Hall on the Acton Road, near the Hotel Canberra. Recently Parliamento referred to the Public Works Comn mittee the question of damming the Molonglo in order to provide hAlf of the proposed ornamental lake. When completed the lake would provide an ideal picnicking ground ...
CUT-OUT PATTERNS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
CUT-OUT PATTERNS Write to "Pattern Service," Advo cate Office, Queanbeyan. These: little combinations are for a-illd of lthree toffoulr y rs, and cail be')iade of flantielette. Required. 1 yardiand 1 yard'iae: 2 inches wide. Price i d,pýosted to: ality address.-.. An influenza epidemic is raging in Glasgow. During the past fortnight there have been 1100 deaths. A resolution advocating, the issue of full information regaridl? birth control was carried by the 'bdepen dent Labor Conference in London.
MOTOR NOTES Prudent Purchasing. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
MOTORNOTES I Prudent Purchasing. To buy wisely is half the i battle, and the man or woman C who is in the happy position o of having finances enough to c warrant the purchase of'a car r and who sets out exultingly to 1 make his or her investment, must curb enthusiasm and al- E low commonsense to reign su- i preme if subsequent disap- " pointments and pitfalls are to be avoided. The prudent pur- .1 chasing of a car consists not only in getting good value for money, but also in the acquire ment of a vehicle which is of 1 a sort and size suitable to exist- ! ing conditions. This is not I merely a -matter of cash in hand, and the choice of a car must be governed by other fac tors than simply those of the extent of one's credit balance at the bank and ability to.meet promisory notes. One would think that, it 'ould not be necessary to impress these points on the ordinary clear thinking person, who in most matters is cautious and who will ponder deeply over spend ing £25 or £50 on a new va...
ORDINATION AND INDUCTION CEREMONY AT ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
ORDINATION AND INDUC TION CEREMONY AT ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH A ceremony unique in the annals of Presbyterianism locally was per formed in St. Stephen's Church yes terday afternoon when the Rev. C. C. Wearne was ordained into the minis try and given the charge 'of St. Stephen's Church at Queanbeyan. Proceedings were opened by the singing of the Doxology, and after the usual form of worship an elo quent address was given by the Rev. J. Keith Miller, of Goulburn, who based his remarks on the text; taken from the gospel of St: Mark, fourth chapter and 41st verse. Following this the Rev. F. W. Gresham of Yass (intermin Moder ator of the Goulburn Presbytery) read the call and asked if there were anjy objections to the candidate's in duction to the charge. There being no objections the solemn ceremony of induction and laying on of hands was proceeded with, Rev. Gresham reading the ritual and the visiting ministers as sisting. Rev. W. Beck, of Bowral (Presby tery Clerk), narrated the circum s...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
DEATH. News was received by wire yes- terday of the death in Sydney of Johanna, relict of the late Mr. Wm. Pike, a well-known resident of the Queanbeyan district, he having pre- deceased his wife about 13 years ago. It is some three years ago that Mrs. Pike left Queanbeyan to reside in Sydney. Recently she underwent an operation, and had not enjoyed good health since, and passed peacefully &nbsp; away yesterday, morning. Mrs. Pike was 65 years of age, and leaves three sons, Messrs. Val. and William, of Sydney, and Leo. (Queensland), also three daughters, Mrs. Morass (Glou- cester), Mrs. Bowe (Breeza), and Miss Lily Pike, who resided with her mother. Besides the family men- tioned she leaves a large circle of friends and relatives by whom she will be greatly missed.
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) OUR STORYETTES. THE COMEDY OF THE COAT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
(ALL RIGHTS R31Y3BRD.) OUR STORYETTES. THE COMEDY OF THE COAT. Jack Fairleigh had been married just a week. His brief honeymoon at In end, the first morning back at the Alice had dragged through its tedious E zength, and he was now finishing his :hop in his favourite City restaurant. S:ce got up and reached out for his :oat, which was hanging on its cus :omary peg. at his elbow. To his 'stonishment, as he was -in the act of hrusting his, arm into the sleeve it ,,:ns. jerked roughly nearly out of his grasp. "Let -that coat alone, will you l" in irate voice-was exclaiming. "What "re you doing? That's my, coat!" Jack glanced sharply round at the i speaker, an elderly, wiry, exceedingly .ingry-looking man, at an adjoining :able, and back at the coat stretched between them. "I beg your pardon !" =e said, giving the garment a decisive "ug. "That's my. coat. Kindly take jour hands off." "Your coat be dashed!" roared the nan. "I've just hung it up there. What d'you mean? - What I mean is th...
MONDAY, APRIL 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
MONDAY, APRIL 5th. Ernest Collis, charged with behav- ing in a riotous manner, was fined 10/- or 48 hours. Joseph Barnes, on a similar charge, was fined £1 or seven days. Frederick Williams was fined 30/ or seven days for being drunk, and £1 or seven days for behaving in an offensive manner. On a charge of assaulting an officer in the execution of his duty, the same defendant was remanded for eight days, bail being allowed, self in £30, and two sureties of £15 or one of £30. Andrew McIntosh was fined £1 or seven days for being drunk. Patrick Gleeson, drunk, was fined £1 or seven days. William Hilly, drunk, was fined 10/- or 48 hours. Fred. King was fined £2 or 14 days for being drunk and disorderly. James Morris, for being drunk was fined 5/- or 24 hours, and for be- having in an indecent manner he was fined £2/10/- or 14 days. Four defendants, charged with drunkenness forfeited their recog- nisances of 10/- each, while a first offender, similarly charged, was fined 5/- or the risin...
COLLAR THAT KEEPS FOLK FROM SNORING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
COLLAR THAT KEEPS FOLK FROF, S NORINC.. Snoring is a nuisance oven to tliho who indulge in this habit. When an you? snores his mouth is usually open, l.i: tongue and. cheeks become dry, the palate sags and flaps in the pulmhnonary breeze, the tonsils and other throc:t tissues begin to bulge, swell, and otter become chronically enlarged, and gernel., microbes, and all.sorts of lurking d:is ease parasites find their way into the yawning cavern. Snoring has been the bane of the physician and the torment of its victim. Of the legion of preventives, treat ments, and alleged cures, not one has as yet fulfilled its promise. New methods arise and old anti-snoring re remedies are forgotten, but the snore like the poor, hangs around for ever. With this fact well in mind fMr. F Hersing, a-Prussian peasant of Kreua nach, Germany, ]has been for some time experimenting with various devices that are intended to put an end to the snore. Snoring around- the Kreuznach region of Germany is so epidemic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
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EASTER MONDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
EASTER MONDAY SPORTS. The committee. of the annual R.C. Sports decided to ;hbld their effort in Queanbeyan this year and a large crowd assembled at the Show Ground on Monday last. The weather was ideal' but. the. rain of the previous evening had made the ground rather soft for the horse events. They competitors for the various events were very slow in making their entries and thereby delayed the starting of the spor'ts considerably, for thoilgh the first event was timed for 11.30 a.m. it was nearly 2.30 p.m. before the first race was run off. The rain which had threatened. all the afternoon. brought the gath ering to an abrupt conclusion at 5 p.m. The various officials in charge of the different events, as well as those in charge of the refreshment booths, worked harmoniously together and the sports should prove a big finan cial success. In the Open Hunters, Mr. Leo. .Sherd, who had previously ridden all the winners in the horse events, was thrown when Black Jack fell at the first j...
WHEN WILL PARLIAMENT BE OPENED AT CANBERRA? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
WHEN WILL PARLIAMENT BE OPENED AT CANBERRA? Duirng this month a. decision will be reached by the Federal Cabinet as to the date of the official opening of the Commonwealth Parliament at Canberra.. Two dates are under con sideration, viz., January 26, which will be Anniversary Day; and May 9, because it was on May 9, 1901, that the present King, as Duke of York,, opened the first Commonwealth Par liament. A decision will not be reached un til negotiations have been completed with the British Government for the visit of a member of the Royal family to Australia to. perform the open? ceremony. It may be taken granted that a member of the Ro al family will visit Australia, but whe ther it will be the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, or Prince Henry cannot yet be stated. It is possible that Parliament will meet at Canberra on January 26, and then be prorogued until May. There will be not return to Melbourne as suggested. The alternative is to have the official opening on May 9. The com...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 8 April 1926
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