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EARLE PAGE'S MESSAGE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
EARLE PAGE'S MESSAGE The Acting Prime Mini ator, Dr. Earle Pago, issued the following Armistice Day message: - "On this, the eight anniv- ersary of the termination of the Great War, we renew our tributes to the dead. Tho memory of their deeds will be always with us. To us and to the coming genera- tions, they are an inspira- tion of patriotic and unselfish service. It is our respon- sibility to ensure that their sacrifices were not in vain. We should strive unitedly irrespective of class and sect and strive for the greater î'nity, Happiness nrH pros- perity" of our country/'
FLYING OFFICER With Broken Neck RESULT OF DUNTROON SMASH [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
IFLYING OFFICER &nbsp; With Broken Neck RESULT OF DUNTROON SMASH &nbsp; The injuries sustained by Fllght Lieut. Leslie W. Sutherland when his single-seater fighting plane crashed at the IR.M.C., Duntroon, recently have &nbsp; proved to be more serious that had been anticipated after the accident. He is now in the Prince Alfred Hos- pital (Sydney) suffering from a broken neck. The forced landing, when the plane was but 50 feet from the ground, threw his out of the pilot's seat, and frac- tured the first two vertabrae of his spine. Sutherland, however, has failed to do all the things which usually happens to a man with a broken neck. He did not lose consciousness, and shows no sign of paralysis. Luck- ily he kept his hesd in a fixed position, instinctively, which helped the dam- aged neck joints to start knitting to- gether at once. Sutherland is bearing his pain phil- osophically. "It was a stroke of won- derful luck that I escaped as I did, &nbsp; but...
BISHOP OF LONDON TO VISIT CANBERRA DUE NEXT FEBRUARY [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
BISHOP OF LONDON TO VISIT CANBERRA DUE NEXT FEBRUARY . T"o Right Kcv. Dr. Wilmington 'neram, Lord Bi.shop of London,* will wit Canberra in February of next year. He Is at present on his way to Australia "i connection with migration, and will sce Willona during his stay in Aus- tralia,' The Bishop was the founder of «ho Church of England Men's Society. *»&lt;1 an effort will lie made by the local «ranch of the society to extend a worthy «oicome to the visitor.
SCHOOL SWIMMING SUMMER CLASSES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
SCHOOL SWIMMING SUMMER CLASSES In order that the Department of &nbsp; &nbsp; Education can finalise arrangements in connection with the summer swimming classes, it will be necessary to have the names of all pupils participating, before the schools break up on De- cember 17. Classes will be held for a period of ten days, commencing on January 3. Since the inauguration of the scheme by the N.S.W. Department of Educa- tion some ten years ago, more than 60,000 children have received instruc- tions, and 88 per cent, who attended at least three sessions learned to swim distances varying from 10 yards to a quarter of a mile. Some time ago, Mr. Harold Hard- &nbsp; wick, the Department's chief Instruc- tor, visited Queanbeyan to make neces- sary arrangements. The opportunity offered to the children to learn to swim and so protect their own lives, occurs only once annually, and parents should require little or no urging to avail themselves of the opportunity. Among the...
PRIVATE SEPTIC SYSTEMS NOTICE TO INSTAL AT QUEANBEY AN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
PRIVATE SEPTIC SYSTEMS I NOTICE .TO INSTAL 'AT QUEANBEYAN Several of thellotels in Queanbeyan i propose to instal septic systems, and have approached the Municipal Council for its permission, before commencing the work. The N.S.W. Board of Health ha3 been approached on the matter, and at the special meeting ol the council 'on Tuesday night last, a letter-was read from the board in thi* connection. Alderman Woodger movee that the council give the boaid an as- surance that no water from any well within one milo' of those proposed tanka would he used for domestic pur- poses/, and that the council issue clos- ing orders against the wells as soon aa tho water suppy was available.
C. OF E. FAIR [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
C. OF E. FAIR A weight-guessing competltlpn, In connection with the Church of England Fair, Queanbeyan, to be held at the end of this month, was conducted on Saturday afternoon last. The prize was a sheep, donated by Mr. G. A. Mc- innes, in aid of the Sweets Stall. The sheep Weighed 102î ¿bs., and the near- est guesses -were : Rev. S- J- Weet (lOlülbs.), and Mrs. A. G. McKeahnle (103:1 lbs.), The Retf S. J. West thu.s became the winner, and re-donated the sheep, "it was eventually sold for £1, this amount to be added to the sales of the sweet stall.
FIRE PRECAUTIONS In Victoria MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
EIRE PRECAUTIONS In Victoria MELBOURNE, Thursday. Steps which have been taken by the Forests Commission in Victoria to com- bat bush fires this summer have been outlined by the chairman of the Com- mission. ' ' / New fire towers have been erected and telephones installed, and people in coun- try district have been encouraged to establish bush fire brigades. The commission has provided brigades with fire beaters, rakes, axes, and other fire fighting equipment. Special in- structions have bpen given to forest officers to warn tourists and week-end visitors against the careless use of fire.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
PHONE 82. ' ... PO> B0X 42 W. H. MASON LIMTTED TIMBER AND JOINERY MERCHANTS. SAWMILLERS, BRICK MANUFACTURERS, FULL STOCKS ON HAND OF LIME, CEMENT, TIMBER, IRON, RIDGING, GUTTERING, BATHS, STOVES, SHEET LEAD, LEAD PIPE, ALL BUILDERS' HARDWARE, AND PLUMBERS' SUPPLIES. DISTRICT AGENTS FOR Majora Paints, Varnishes, and Mill White. Í THE STAR THEATRE ^ Ring Queanbeyan: 1 56 for Reservations. ¡¡¡ The Most Palatial Theatre Outside Sydney. ?Ï OUR USUAL BEFORE SYDNEY OR MELBOURNE PROGRAMME ÍJ ¡jj ÍATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13. "ROLLING HOME" Í REGINALD DENNY and MARION NIXON. ¡" This picture will create a riot when shown in the big cities of ?J Australia.-Full support. ^¡ -?- -- - - ' j. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15th, S.T.B. > ¿¡ & TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16, "LEVANTE'S" * Í WONDER SHOW AND COMEDY COMPANY. S "C Headed by MAHOMET (CASSIM, the Indian Crystal Gazer from 5 3« Madras, India. SANDERSON, the wonder Shadowgraphist-VI VIAN ï ï THE JUGGLER, DOT VERNON and GLADYS COLE, the Comedi- S '? enne, an...
AINSLIE DOCTOR'S RESIDENCE ON NORTHBOURNE AV [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
AINSLIE .'.DOCTOR'S RESIDENCE, ON'* NORTHBOURNE ? 'Ay. TJie&lt; (lfst re3lrtpntia. building o*1' Northbourne Avenue*.ia tq bcycpm-¡ men ed iinfneîîlaulty T^ife leases !for( residential . pur^xjses t facing Tjiorth-,« bourne Ay/pue^wero amonXthosóvsAi.f ?j$ttuXhp.t¡K the fir¡4 sale of leases in) rl924l!fj)Th,eile,£viiës ar^wqU situated ^id enjoy- an Important» location'and good süiíotmdii.ga * , " , / n^1 ^S jortV»n,q¡l ,A)ns,yo gübdtvl^lop, Scc^lojift,^ 1$ and 2Ç wc^ic .-special] J dfcsignsd 'ioivh.glyc'lasp'* .residentes particularly lNlc:h»>» pi öreHe«ont\,r t^öpla, Wine sites-"vM(»i'e>a\aUa,ílo in^sqbtiöh l8, nine In sectionTííLand fl>c Injscctlon 2*6 Each site hap lOQft frontage t^ij Northbourne^ Avenue and & depth of ¿.¡I fecfton to a plant allon at the lcar Tho planta.H9o>t^yí),lcKi43. 65/feot.|n ^vUU«.»WVcfW,u Tl,Ui 9o,tftTtaa&lt;;lx\.»lS ?$$?**$£&lt;> £&lt;?°. iiii^^tli^r^n^Ing par, alíel tp TST.qtyibourke fernie, " Nort...
GAS-PROOF LIZARD [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
GAS-PROOF LIZARD If our soldiers had been as Immuna to noxious gas as the jew lizard, one of the death-dealing devices in the Great War would have failed. A Kurrajong (N.S.W.) orange-grower, after envelop- ing a tree with a fumigation tent re- cently, discovered a large jew lizard, resting on a limb half-way up the tree, and left him undisturbed. After weighting the tent flap with soil, save at the entry space, the sulphuric acid and water, in the ratio of one to three, were ' poured into the porcelain re- ceptacle used, and, the cyanide having been added, the orchardlst made ft prompt exit, sodded the rest of the tent ,and waited 45 minutes before hauling off the tent, when he wai amascd to sec the lizard hop down, ap- parently none the worse for its experi- ence.
CIRCULATING TROUT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CIRCULATING TROUT Three years ago some thousands of trout eggs were sent from Scotland to New Zealand. The fish bred from these grew to a huge size, averaging between four and Uve pounds, and some o£ the eggs ',of these monsters have been sent to Scotland in the hope that a bigger breed than the original native one will result. If the experiment comes, off, and moro eggs are sent to New Zealand, and so on, one trembles to think what the final trout will be like. He may even become a menace to the angler, or end by blocking up the rivers in which he bred. Nevertheless, I am inclined to think that this scheme for cheating na- ture into excesses will not como off. New Zealand waters have probably dono their best.
ROYAL VISIT MILITARY PAGEANT Arrangements Announced [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
ROYAL VISIT MIUÏARY PAGEANT ! _ -kw Arrangements Announced To.take part in the ceremonies asso- ciated with the visit to Canberra of tho Duke and Duchess of York in May next, 1800 officers and men, representative of army, navy and air force, will bo con. 2ontrated in camp there. This announcement has been made by the Defence Department. According to the provisional arrange- ments, the personnel to be encamped will be approximately as follows: Navy, 100; army, 1200; and air force, 200. In order to provide for training and organisation, the forces will bo concen- trated at Canberra about a week before the opening of the Federal Parliament. A feature of this concentration of troops will be the representative character of the personnel; every regiment, battalion and technical unit of the Australian Military Forces, which now corresponds as nearly as possible with the A.I.R, will.be represented. Each battalion will be represented by a colour party, con- sisting of two officers, one carry...
JAPANESE POLICY CHANGED Turning Emigration Tide [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
JAPANESE POUCY CHANGED Turning Emigration Tide An announcement of great importance concerning Japan's emigration policy - ?was made recently by a member of the Foreign Office. Japan, he said, had reversed her en- tire emigration ' policy after discovering j the futility and folly of her previous efforts to send out her population whers It was not wanted, i He declared that henceforth Japan Intended to colonise Hokkiado, Formosa, and her other possessions, but did not intend to send emigrants to Australia, Canada, or other countries, realising that her previous policy had caused much trouble and ill-feeling. Her policy now was to increase trade with other countries, especially those in the South Pacific, encouraging industrial Arms and manufactures!- to concentrate on lowering costs and improving quality and building up huge exports. The Bill outlining the programme, for emigration to Hokkiado will be present- ed to the Diet during the coming ses- sion,
MID-DAY FIRE In Queanbeyan COACHBUILDING PLANT GUTTED Brigade's Fine Save A disastrous fire in Queanbeyan yesterday completely destroyed the coachbuilding works of Messrs. Kay and McGiven. In a few minutes the whole of the building—a wooden and galvanised iron structure—was a raging inferno, and after a desperate fight the flames were prevented from spreading to an adjoining garage. The splondid work of the brigade prevented what would have been the mont disaatrous outbreak in the town's history. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
MID-DAY FIRE In Queanbeyan COACHBUILDING PUNT GUTTED Brigade's Fine Save A diiastrout fire in Queanbeyan yeiterday completely destroyed tho co.öhbuilding work» of Messr«. Kay and McGiven. In a few minutes the whole of the buildino-a wooden and gal- vanised ¡ron structure-was a rag- ing inferno, and after a deiporate fight tho flame» were prevented from spreading to an adjoining garage. The splondid work of the brigade prevented what would have been the mont dieaetroua outbreak in the town'» history. The coachbullding and painting works of Messrs. Kay and McGiven. iltuatod at the rear of the Commercial Bank premises, In Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, presented a desolate pic- ture yesterday afternoon, being nothing more than a heap of burnt, blackened timber, and twisted iron. While the itaff were at lunch, between noon and 1 pin., a fire broke out in the trim- ming room, in which was stored a quantity of celluloid. Spreading into the paint and varnish room, in which were several cars, t...
CONCRETE ROADS The Single-Track System [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CONCRETE, ROADS The Single-Track System At the luncheon given 'recently to celebrate th« «witching on of electric current between Kandos and Rylstone, some interesting remarks were made by Mr. Kneeshaw, th» general manager ot the Kandos Cement Co., Ltd., in refer- ence to concrete roads. He had trav*5 ted, he said, through America, last jtear. and noticed .that the Americana wera makins 'single track" concrete roada, ¡Which, they, found, were 4u>te a sub. cess where the traffic was not abnorm* ally heavy. The method of laying down 'single track" concrete roads was sim- ple and effective. In most places á plough was Used on the existing road and concrete hitxed. Into tho. upturned soil or gravel and then watered» It hau bee» found that ofteh where traffic was not excessive that at on« period tit the day' it mostljCwent one way and then changed to'the opposite direction, giv- ing a good running track for aU ordin- ary traffic The costVif a cement track over and above the' best non-...
LARGEST ELECTRIC GENERATOR Takes 30 Tons of Coal Hourly [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
LARGEST 'ELECTRIC GENERATOR-? . . Takes 30 TonsL of Coal Hourly J \ Tha 1 irgest s ugle electric gei.ein.td» in tiie A arid h ,s lecentVv been .htt.tallçd in me gigantic new pawer house "oí the 1 lisou Co which is to cost I1O000 0OÛ llKy "mci itoi the lit\t 6f ^.ntae omits roi the pi mt, is the'mot. j; ^powerful lin plirmnt man has d,i1vise'd,Jyet so obedi- ent Lo his hand tttyt it intíy v>è u«td to thi »ad a'ncidle or to'tween^ foi ty-se ven full> laden, tiainb íiom. Uhjcugo to Kew Yotk t x It can Oo the xtyik'off SÖJQ00 holmes light 300 000 siv-room houses, wafch thi Jopkly Uunáry ot every * family - -in SVtater KeA 'YorK ôV.vun, 'a vtní!lHc¡íj. faub to keep th« él ÍÍ cool^ To feed thi« monstei'^lll tn'ke^tlïirty tbn«j of toal &lt;LV* hour ond^O^bO^dljoris of water will be sucked'out of I>,iht R.ver every m'n utp to keep \l i^ol' The gfcneratot blades wilt travel twelve m'les every minute *" *iJ u At the -work of tbfe¡ C>>neral Dectne Company, 'where Uhe - ....
CIVIC CENTRE Building Company's Offices ERECTION BEGUN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CIVIC CENTRE Building Company\ > Offices \, ERECTION BEGUN',, , Const» uction wa^ coinniencod at the end of last ?wcq!». on thq pr.ejn,}sejl-wjhlö.li. aie'to be Occupied hythe Cftibena TSiiilding r a-xvi ip-vegtmeijt ^Co^lUd tj In its permanent honi° y The^company ro- omed lease No 15.of the Second sec » .* J» |7? -f I- * w ^ r tjon tjf "C1} iCj.Qentte, and^i?, proceeding with tho erection »Pi- Qfliw, promises tx\o stoilos In. height thr- top floor Qf which í> H»'probably be let» is oifï&es