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ANZAC DAY SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
AN*C DAY SERVICES Next Sunday, being Anzac Day, Rev. S. J. West will conduct services of an appropriate character in Christ Church. The service at 11 a.m. will je a National one and returned sol diers, members of the Red Cross, and the general public are cordially in vited. Services will also be held at 8 a.m. (H.C.), and 7.30 p.m. At 3 p.m. Rev. West will hold a service at Burra. A special Anzac Service will be held in St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Queanbeyan, on Sunday next at 7.30 p.m. The Municipal. Band will be In attendance. Solos will be rendered by Messrs. McDonald and Raff. Rev. C. Caldwell Wearne will take as his subject, "The Golgotha of the 20th Century." A short memorial service and cere mony will be.held at the grave of the late Major-General Bridges, at Dun troon, on Sunday at 10 a.m. All re turned soldiers are invited to attend and will form up on the R.M.C. Pa rade Ground under Captain Broad bent at 9.30 a.m. There will a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Sunday. a...
AWFULLY SUDDEN DEATH AT CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
AWFULLY SUDDEN DEATH AT CANBERRA Regarding the sudden death 'at Canberra last Monday of a man named Keiting, "the following particulars were. ascertained at the inquest conducted by Mr.' Coroner Gale at the Canberra Hospital on Wednedsay, 21st intsant. Samuel Gifford, a carter. in the employ of the Federal Capital Com missioners at Canberra, was on the 19th instant driving a horse and cart along the public highway not far from the Canberra Hospital when he noticed a man slightly ahead of him in' the act of crossing the road, when he suddenly fell. Gifford stopped his horse and ran to the fallen man. whom he found to be quite dead. He (Gifford) ran for assistance, and the ambulance came and took the' body . away. Gifford had no know ledge of the deceased, and had never seen him before. At the inquest he said. he identified the body in the morgue as that of the man he had seen fall dead. By direction of the Coroner, Dr. James, medical superintendent of Canberra Hospital, conducted a p...
SCHOOLTEACHER FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
SCHOOLTEACHER PAREWELLED. Mr. H. A. Lake, who for the past nine years has been schoolteacher at Gundaroo, has been transferred to Brawlin, near Cootamundra. Mr. and Mrs. Lake and family were farewelled by the parents and citizens. of Gun daroo last week, and a presentation was made of a wallet of notes as a mark of esteem and appreciation of services rendered to the community. Messlrs. L. R. Dyce, W. and C. Mc Enroe, P. J. Reid, W. Sibley and A. Frost made eulogistic references to the worth of Mr. and Mrs. Lake as citizens, .expressed regret at their departure, and wished them success and happiness: in their new home. Mr. Lake was also the recipient of a solid leather rifle cover `from the Gundaroo Rifle Club, of which he was the secretary. Mr. Lake;feelingly replied on behalf of himself- and his family. Their stay amongst the people of Gundaroo had been very pleasant and it was with regret they were leaving. He thanked them for their gifts, and the speakers for their kind remarks.<...
METHODIST MISSIONER [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
METHODIST MISSIONER Rev. James Watson, pioneer mis sionary in the Northern Territory, will conduct special Foreign Mission services in the Methodist Church at Wattle Park on Sunday next at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and at Queanbeyan, 7 p.m. On Monday, 26th, }le will give a stirring lecture on inission work among the Australian natives. Collections will be in aid of Foreign Missions.
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
Closing timo of malls at Qucanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE. FOR Sydney; Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. . 2, Goulburn,- Yass auid Bungendore, .daily (Sunday except ed), 7 p.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted), 7 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, 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 Satir day, 6.80 a.m.s Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 a.m. Amungula and SSutton: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 5-a.m. Westridge and Molonglo Settle men r i'esday, Thursday and Satuir da 30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday and Satur day, .6.30 a.m. Burra: Tuesday and Friday, 6.30' a.m. (by coach): Tuesday and 'Fri day, 7 p.m.. (by train). Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 6. O a.m. (car).
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 — 22 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, and Fri day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and Friday, G p.m. B3urra: Wednesday and Saturday, 3.30 p.m.
DANGER IN DELAY KIDNEY DISEASES ARE TOO DANGEROUS FOR PEOPLE TO NEGLECT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
DANGER 'IN DELAY KIDNEY -DISEASES ARE TOO DANGEROUS FOR ,PEOPLE TO NEGLECT. 'The great 'danger of kidney trou bles is that they so often get a firm hold before the sufferer recognises them. Health will be gradually un dermined. Backache, headache, ner vousness, lameness, soreness; - luni bago, urinary troubles 'and gravel may follow as the kidneys get worse. Don't neglect 'your kidneys. . Help the kidneys with :Doan's .Backache Kidney Pills, which are :so strongly recommended: Mr: E. Swan, Surveyor Street, Queanbeyan, says: "Two years ago I took a 'course of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills for an attack of kidney trouble and they cured me and I. have had no return of the complaint since. My health was very indiffer ent before I took Doan's Pills and I knew from symptoms present that my kidneys were the cause. I had a nagging ache across the small of my back which handicapped me a lot as I could not stoop or. move freely 'without increased suffering. At times I used to feel so tired and...
TOWN PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
TOWN PROPERTY SALES. On Saturday, 1st -May, Woodgers and Calthorpe will offer at auction several valuable town properties in Rutledge Street. "Hereford," a large modern home of brick and concrete, will be sold under instructions from the executors of the estate of the late Mr. A. G. McKeahnie, while two al lotments, on one of which is a cot tage of five rooms and kitchen, will be sold under instructions of the Church of England Property Trust. These properties are all in Rutledge Street, opposite the Church of Eng land. The auctioneers will gladly supply full particulars.
RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
RED CROSS SOCIETY. In making a fresh appeal to the public the Red Cross. is in the excel lent position of having made good in the commitment which it made to the public last year. Judge Rolin, at the time of the appeal, pointed out that the whole question of retaining the Sanatorium at "Bodington" did not involve in any way the spending of any funds which had been col lected for, the use of soldiers. On the contrary the admission of civil ians would mean a reduction of over head expenses which must result in the saving on the soldiers' side, while giving an opportunity to civilians to fill the empty wards of the great Sanatorium. On another point which brought forward much speculation, the judg ment of the Red Cross Executive has also been found correct. There is no trouble between the civilians and the troops at "Bodington," on the contrary, the coming and going of civilians has varied the monotony of life in. the Institution and the greatest good fellowship exists be tween all the...
WOOL MARKET STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
WOOL MARKET STRONG. Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report: Strong Japanese and German compe tition. was the outstanding feature of our Sydney wool salc on Monday. France vas also a vigorous bidder and a good volume of orders wa noticeable on Yorkshire, Belgian an Italian account. Australian mill owners were more spirited operator than on any previous occasion this season. But American business was not over-plentiful. Values for all classes of merino fleece and sliirtings ruled firm on the levels experienced at the closing Sydney March sales. Specially fine fleece lines -even both in length and quality, were frequently dearer. Comebacks and crossbreds found ready purchasers at recent figures. Our catalogue contained a most attractive, selection of good to high class clips from New England, Yass, Crookwell, .and Goulburn districts. A number of the New England of ferings displayed decidedly more fineness of quality than 'has been generally noticeable in lines from that district this season. T...
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1926 LOCAL WOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
QUEANBEYAN- CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1926 LOCAL WOOLS. District clips were well in evidence at 'the Sydney sales last Monday. Winchicombe, Carson's clearances in cluded Allen Bros., Sutton, merino fleece 25d; W. H. Vest, Weetangerra, 25d; W. D. Clarke, Queanbeyan. 232d; Eric C. Bondfield, Hall, 2:3d; A. L. Colverwell, Queanbeyan, 22hd; A. J. Strudwicke, Captain's * Flar, 22hd; W:. H. Eddison, Queanbeyau, 22hd; E. P. O'Rourke, Majura, 22d; G. A. McInnes, Queanbeyan, 21d; and W. McIntosh, Majur4, comeback, .22hd.
RURAL FETE AT CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
RURAL FETE AT OANBERRA The Rural Fete in the Rectory Grounds, Canberra; is t0 be opened to-morrow (Friday) afternoon by Mr. J. H. Butters, Chairman- of the Federal Capital Commission, who has most kindly consented to perform the ceremony at 3 p.m. Owing to the sudden appearance of winter last week the- committee took fright and decided that discretion is still the better part of valour. *The Fete will close at 6 p.m. on Friday instead of 10 p.m., and the joys of an evening Fair with bonfires and fairy lights and an open-air concert must be post poned for a more summery venture. But the dance at the Hotel Canberra on Saturday night promises to be a huge success. The Fete will end on Saturday at 5.30 and the dance will begin at 8 p.m. We are pleased to hear that the Canberra Brass Band has kindly consented to add to the joys of Saturday afternoon by play ing on the Rectory lawn.
HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
HYDRO-ELEC'T'RIC SCHEME For some time the Yass Council has been ini negotiation for the pur chase of an electric plant to provide lighting and power for, the town. The preliminary negotiations have caused delay in the installatloii of the necessary. machinery, and it is problematical now, considering de velopments, whether the Council would be wise to continue their pro posal. A Federal Public Works Officer was in Yass last week and stated de finitely that the transmission poles were being brought, right through :Yass to link up with Canberra. The current would be available by the 1st October, 1926. Murrumburrah, Harden and Young all have generating plants of their own which they intend scrapping, de clared the Public Works Officer. These town have already signed up to take current from the Burrinjuck hydro-electric scehme. Neighbouring towns that have signed up to take current from the hydro-electric scheme propose to dis tribute' electricity at 7d per unit for lighting, and 3d per...
POLITICAL ORGANISING TOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
POLITICAL ORGANISING TOUR. An organising tour of many of the country electorates of New South Wales has been arranged by the leader of the Parliamentary National Party, Mr. T. R. Bavin, K.C., M.L.A. Leaving. Sydney on May 10, Mr. Ba vin will proceed to the southern electorates and deliver a series of specially prepared addresses on the chief political subjects of the day. He will be at Cooma on 18th May, and at Goulburn on the 20th. At both places Mr. Bavin will address public meetings, and there will be meetings of prominent supporters and electoral conference delegates to discuss matters of organisation.
UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF DRUIDS. FEDERAL STAR LODGE, CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF DRUIDS. FEDERAL STAR LODGE, CANBERRA. Past District President, Bro. J. Ellis of the Goulburn district, was prefent at the last meeting of the above Lodge to install the following officers in their positions for the cur rent term:-Arch Druid, *Bro. A. Lambert; Vice-Arch Druid, Bro. A. King; Secretary, Bro. Phil TuTnq' Treasurer, Bro. J. W. Hoskin; A.D.B., Bros. Austwick and, Cunningham; V.A.D.B., Bros. Culley and B. Mc Duff; Inside Guardian1 Bro. J. Jen kins; O.G., Bro. T. Stafford; Assist. Secretary, Bro. E. E. Taylor. P.D.P. Bro. E. Ellis, who was ably assisted by Past Arch Druids Bros. Seaga" and Horne in the installation, congratulated the officers and mem bers on. the way the lodge was con ducted, the balance sheet showing a greatly imuproved financial position, 'chile the numerical strength was; considerably increased. He invited all Druids present to attend the open ing of the new Druids' Temple in Goulburn on Saturday, 24th instant After the business w...
LOCAL BUSINESS FIRM'S PROGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
LOCAL. BUSINESS FIRM'S PROGRESS -In order to'meetthe growing require mentu of their' business J. G. Barris & Co. the well knowyn Iand, property, and commission agents, have removed to their new offices and mart, Crawford Street. *By request of a large number of graziers and others they have added a' stock and station department to their already extensive business. The firm has been established since 1910 and some of the most extensive sales in the district have been.completed by the firm. Mr Reg. T1urner, who has accepted the position of auctioneer to the firm, is a recognised judge of stock, and he was recently connected with one of the big firms at 'l'amworth. His father, Mr. Turner, of Wooloowarre, Gunning, is a well known sheep judge at southern sheep shows. The firm is well-known as land and property salesmen and their list of properties for sale comprise nearly all the im portant properties in the market at present. Success in their new depart ment is assured. Winchcom...
N.S.W. PROHIBITION ALLIANCE ADDRESS BY ALD. H. C. STITT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
N.S.W, PROHIBITION ALLIANCE ADDRESS BY ALD. H. C. STITT, "A vigorous policy-broadly - including ready-made farms, irri ation, and good roads-would create in this State prosperit beyond our vision. We do not possess a statesman capable of grappling with such progressive problems. Our politicians say that the money for such a dove lopment of natural resources is not available; and yet last year' N.S.W. spent £11,670,000-plus the cleaning up-on Intoxicating liquors." Such was the opinion expressed by Mr. H. C, Stitt, State Superintendent of the N.S.W. Alliance, when deliv ering an address at' a public meeting in the Methodist School Hall on Mon day evening under the title of "The Phenomenal Success of Prohibition," The lecture was illustrated by, lan tern slides dealing with both the local and American aspect of the subject, and chiefly from the indus trial and commercial viewpoint. The pictures were designed to illustrate the transformation of saloons, brew eries, gaols, and inebriate...
TRAILERS FOR PRIVATE CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
TRAILERS FOR PRIVATE CARS. The town dweller is generally able to bestow his luggage ini the car without difficulty, but the station man returning homewards with su gar, -flour, and other stores on board cramps himself and his, passengers, and incidentally-often scratches the paint and tears the leather work of the body. To such persons a small trailer, like the well-known pen "is a boon and a blessing." -A proper strong "eye" fixture must be attached to: the frame of the car at rear and at a proper height. This meansathat the spare tyre must be carried on the side. A handy trailer- can be built at home, or by the local black smith quite cheaply. Onie needs a front axle assembly off a scrapped car, complete with springs. The steering mechanism is removed and the king pins made a permanent fixture in their sockets by pinning or welding. The frame of the trailer is-easily constructed of strong wood. See that the spring shackles are amply long, otherwise the spring eyes will hammer on ....
USES OF THREE PLY WOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
USES OF THREE PLY WOOD. One of the most "workable" and helpful substances for .the a.mateur motorist who likes to make improve ments. and additions to his car is the ordinary. :sort' of -three ply wood which is now used so extensively for house linings, doors, etc., Let us, however, begin -with -a -warning that for use on the car only the best three ply should be bought and that the sawn .-edges should always be well coated with paint or waterproof com pound. of some sort, to prevent mois ture getting in between the layers and softening the glue. Visitors to the Sydney Show will have noticed there amongst the motor exhibits, an Australian built chassisless car con structed of three ply. At the mo ment of writing this we are in Cen tral Tasmania, and in this remote spot too there is an interesting ex ample of the good work which an amateur can perform in this material. This consists of a home-made - body and mud-guards, fitted to a small Continental chassis. Not only is the wood so s...