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BANK EMPLOYEE ATTACKED. ASSAILANTS SOUGHT BANK KEYS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
RANK EMPWlYEE ATTACKED. AMAIMANT SOUGHT BANE KEYS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. A report has been received by the police that two man intercepted Tre vor Thompson, employed at the Swan Hill branch of the Bank of N.S.W., on his way home at 10 p.m. last night. They asked him if another employee named Comerford was in possession of the bank keys. Thompson refused to disclose the information sought and he was then compelled to drink a liquid, hit on the head, and ren dered unconscious. On coming to he found that he had been bound and drugged and this was borne out by medical examination. As Thompson refused to give any information concerning his assailants it is presumed no further attempt was made to rob the bank.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
BUICK Bi SPECIALS- Buick Standard Six Cylinder, A Australian Body, 5 Balloon Tyres, etc., ... at £445 Buick, 4 Cylinder, Wire Wheels, Complete ... at £400 Call and Have a Demonstration CASH OR EASY TERMS Federal Motor Garage PROPRIETORY LIMITED. Monar Street, Queenbeyan (Woodser & Calthorpe, Proprietors) 'Phone 137 IIF JUST as a building depeds Supon the foundation so the life and appearance of a suit rely upon the making of its unseen parts. The Basting (which is the foundation of the Tailor ing) is given particular attention here. Highest grade inside materials combine with thorough workmanship to produce a suit with its shape true and permanent, its style and fit correct. J.W. 'BURN The Leading" Tailor QUEANBEYAN Build with Bowral Bricks And Give Your Town a Modern Appearance These Bricks are the Same Grade and (luality as are used in the Metropolitan Area The slight extra cost through trainage is bal anced by the Saving in Bailding with these HIGH GRADE BRICKS, Uniform i...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
LOCAL AMD GEERAL Star pictures have a further aa nocneement in this issue regarding the opening night. Dr. Cumpston says the baby bones has not ilnereased the birth-rate or lessemed.infantile mortality. Two men were killed, and their bodies mutilated beyond recognition on the Glenelg-Adelaide railway line on Tuesday morning. The first Highland Gathering at Canberra will take place on Satur day. It is promoted by the Canberra Burns Club, and judging by the in terest shown should meet with great success. All profits go to the Telopea Park School piano fund. Inspect C. BADEN'S new stock of Watches, Jewellery, etc. Latest de signs at Sydney prices. Jewellery made up to your own design.* " s " TRIUMPH PICTURES TO-NIGHT : " Environment," 6,000 feet Fox Special (Milton Sills) ; " Pure Grlit," 6,000 ft. (Roy Stewart) ; " Dumb and Daffy," comedy ; " Back to the Ship to Sea," comedy. A new pharmacy is to be opened up In Queanbeyan sneat Saturday. See Mr. Fred. Rewell's announce ment in our bu...
EASTLAKE v. WESTRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
EASTLAKE v. WESTRIDGE. After a lapse of two months' the Federal Territory on Saturday com menced the second round of the Douglas competition'. Westridge met Eastlake on the Westridge Oval, and as in the first round had an easy win, having an innings and 99 runs to spare. For the winners, D. Vest knocked up 76 in great style and was helped considerably by J. Ware (34) in doing so. With the ball, J. Col quhoun, 4 for 7, O. Rumph, 4 for 18, E. Quigg, 3 for 9, and D.. Vest, 3 for 3, did great execution. Eastlake, who could only musternine men (and one of those did not bat in their second innings), showed good sports manship in sticking to what was ap parently a forlorn hope. Following are the scores: EASTLAKE-Second Innings. Pike (capt.), c Rumph, b Col quhoun .. ............ 2 Hammett, b Rumph ......... 0 Watkins, c Lea, b Colquhoun.. 4 Rogers, b Colquhoun .. .'. .. 2 Jolly, b Colquhoun . ...... . 0 Thurbon, b Rumph .. ..... .. 10 Gordon, b Rumph . .... . 0 'Limbert, c Ware, b Rumph '....
Cricket WESTRIDGE v. AINSLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
SWESTRIDGE v. AINSLIE., Westridge journeyed to Ainslie on 7th instant for a friendly game of cricket. Westridge's skipper winning the toss decided to bat, and the team put together 164 runs, the highest scorers being E. Quigg 38, L. Col= quhoun 37, J. Colquhoun 35, Bethel 21. After partaking of afternoon tea supplied by the Ainslie ladies West ridge took the field. Ainslie's total was 201, L. Maloney contributing 59, W. Maloney 43, and F. Cox 43. Following are the scores: WESTRIDGE. J. Ware, lbw, b F. Cox ...... 5 D. Vest, c W. Maloney, b Boreham 8 J. Colquhoun, how, b J.O'Sullivan 35 R. Sheppeard, b Boreham .. .. 1 E. Quigg, b W. Maloney . . 38 M. Ware, b W. Maloney ...... . 6 L. Colquhoun, c Hayes, b Cox . . 37 J. Lea, b Cox . .. .. .. ....'.4 Bethel, run out ...... .. .. 21' W. Ryan, c Southwell ... 1 S. Oldfield, not out . . .. . . . 1 Sundries ... .. ...... 9 Total .. .. .... .. 166 Bowling: Cox, 3 for 39; Boreham, 2 for 18; W. Maloney, 2 for '27; L. Maloney, 0 for 27; J. O'Sul...
STARR-BOWKETT BALLOT AND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
STABRRBOWKETT BRALLO ANDI SALE. The public of Queanbeyan will 'be interested in the drawing of " the Loans which will take place at the Oddfellows' Hall, Crawford Street, next Saturday night, at 8 p.m. in connection with the Argyle Starr Bowkett Society's monthly meeting Swhich is being held at Queanbeyan this month. Generally the ballots are drawn in Goulburn, but the di rectors are anxious to meet Quean beyan members. The public are cor dially invited to witness the draw ings for the loans, and how they are sold to members. Those who wish to have their own homes, as hundreds have already 'through this silendid Society, should attend and get every information. The Directors from Goulburn will be present. Mr. J. G. Harris is the local agent.
Wicked and Immoral (Published by arrangement.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Wicked and Immoral (Piublished by arrangement.) " Prohibition is intrinsically wicked and immoral," said Mr. Harry B. Kirtland, in an'interview to the Amer ica Associated Press, " because it is directed against the rights and liber +ties of the people. and it is peurile in its foolishness because it is opposed not only to the spirit of the Constitu. tion but to the law of nature. '"The powers behind Constitutional Prohibition are up against a problem of repression that has been too much for the most absolute despots that have attempted enforcement from the dark. est ages to the present time. They are beating their faces against facts of nature which have always defeated, as they always will defeat, the might. lest rulers of the world. ' It. is for this reason, as Mr. Kirt. land submits, that in spite of the Constitution, in spite of the law, in spite of. contrary views publicly ex pressed, good citizens, men of every. class,'violate Prohibition, and would very properly resent the im...
Wool Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Wool Sale. There was no improvement im the actual basis of values at our sale this week as compared with that current at the closing sales of last week though there was a rather wider range of competition. Japanese en quiry showed no improvement, but considerable help was afforded by local manufacturers while Continental buyers also participated- Values are nov about on a par with those rul|ing in December 1923, and although the decline as compared with rates ob taining, in November and December last is very considerable, there is no great desire in evidence on the part of manufacturers to buy readily. The efforts being made to stabilise values in the direction of extending the selling season, will, it is hoped, have a bene icial influence on market conditions. It has now been decided to re-arrange selling.rosters by closing the present series today (Thursday) and reopen on 9th Marsh. The interval of a fort night it it i hoped will afford so opportunily for the market to gain streng...
Federal Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Federal Football Club. The Federal Australian Rules Foot ball Club held their annual meeting on the 15th instant at No. 4 Crmp, there being a very large attendance. Mr. J. J. Dillon was again elected president. Mr. Buxton, who was secretary of the club last year, de clined to accept the position this season owing to ill health, but accepted the position of treasurer. Mr. J H. Tootell, who was elected secretary, paid a tribute to the good work done by Mr. Buxton for the club. and the splendid way in which he had handed over the club's effects, showing a bal aece sheet of £7. This speaks volumes for Mr. Buxton's management, as il ways in a club's first season very heavy espenses occur,land " Aussie" rulers owe a lot to him for the way in which he has always fought for this game, and they wish him a speedy recovery to good healtb. The club promises to be a very hard one to beat this mason, and should go close to winning the premiership and cups.
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Cloaelg ui e mails at Qmeaerya. Fest oise. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Yass and Bungendore, daily (Sunday except ed), 7 p.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted), 7 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Iall, Jeir, and Marrumbateman : Moaday, Wednesday and Friday, 6.30 a.m. (by car); Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m. Majura: Wednesday and Satur day, 6.30 .a. Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. Tharwa: Daily (Sunday eacepted) 6.30 a.m. (car). Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 a.m. Amungula and Sutton: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 5 am. Westridge and Molonglo Settle meat: Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday sad Satur day, 6.30 am. Burra: Tuesday and Friday, 6.30 am. (by eoach); Tuesday sad Fr day., 7. p.m. (hr tain).
Double Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Double Wedding. An unique event took place in St. Gregory's Churc.h, Queanbeysn, on Wednesday, 4th February, when Miss Irene Kee.fe and Miss Bertha Keeffe, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. J. Keeffe, of " Esmonde," Queanbeyan, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Mr. Charles Crowley, of Goulnurn, and to Mr. Harry Byrne, of Bega. The Rev. Fatheir Haydon performed the marriage ceremony and celebrated Nuptial Mass. The Brides were led to the Altar. by their father. Miss Irene Keeffe wore white brocaded crepe-de chine with wreath and veil, and Miss Bertha Keele, white draped crepe-de.chine with wreath and veil. Both brides. carried beautiful bouquets, the gifts of the bridegrooms. Misses Bessie and Pauline Keeffe acted as bridesmaids for their sisters, while Messrs. Clarrie and Vincent Keeffe carried out the duties of best men. Miss Bessie Keeffe was frocked in pale pink silk moire and black hat, and wore a gold bangle, the gift of Mr. Crowley, while Miss Pauline Keefe was frocked in ...