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ROAD CONSTRUCTION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
ROAD CONSTRUCTION The Queanbeyan Municipal Council intends'to concentrate on the re-condi- tioning of the main roads of the muni- cipality. At -a special meeting of the council on Tuesday,,November 2, a let- ter was read from the .owners of Moore's No. 4 Subdivision, regarding- the forming of roads in . the subdivision. According to the original arrangement, the vendors of they land, must build theroads to the council's'* -speciScatlOjns atJ a cost oí £1224. .The vendors, desired these speci (lcatlons to be' altered, and the-council to provide half of/'the cost.of the con- struction. ' ??*!. The council,, after a discussion on the mai tor, decided that it could not agree to' this amendment, as the money could be/more profitably expended in recondi- tioning the existing roads* in the more populated arcas of the municipality.
G.U.O.O.F. PICNIC AT THARWA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
G.U.O.O.F. PICNIC AT THARWA Members of the Canberra branch of the Grand United'Örderv of Oddfellows accompanied. by wives and families, spent'an enjoyable picnic at Tharwa on Sunday laut. The company left. Causeway at J a.m., and on arrival at Tharwa compe- titions aniT races were held. The flr3t avent waa, a ladles' competition, step- ping 100 yards, which was won hy Mrs Monger. For the big boys a watch was presented to Master Charles Prowse, winner of the 75 yards foot race. Kniall girls competed in a SO yards race. Peggy Hlland, Dorothy Hlland and Rona Henderson took the prizes. The big girls' 50 yards race went to Evelyn Robbins, with Florrie Crockford and Mabel Sheehan tying for second place. _ The smaller boys ran 30 yards, and the winner was Mas- ter G. Sheehan. Men'3 races resulted as follow»» 100 yards: Messrs:'inland, Prior and Doyle. 2nd ,heat: Messrs. Randall, Sykes and Fraser. Final, Mr. A. Fraser, . t Mr. J. W. Prowse won the competi- tion of rolling, a cricket ball fr...
SAD DEATH Following Scalding Accident. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
SAD DEATH Following Scalding Accident. While Mr William Convine of Henderson Road, Queanbeyan, was making &nbsp; tea on Saturday night last his daughter Veronica, aged two years, accident- &nbsp; ally pulled the pot of boiling liquid from &nbsp; the table and was scalded on the arm and shoulder. The child was immediately taken to the Queanbeyan Hospital &nbsp; but died from shock, on Monday &nbsp; morning. At a.» inquest held on Tuesday after- noon the Coroner (Mr. John Gale) re- turned a verdict of death from shock and convulsions, the result of accident- al burning.'
AUSTRALIAN 'PHONE RECORD [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
AUSTRALIAN 'PHONE RECORD New recorda In long distance tele- phony are being created continually in Australia. Recently the Director of Postal Ser- vices (Mr. H. P. Brown, Melbourne), created a new one when he spoke to Townsville. Queensland. It was a test of the new direct line which will be opened soon to the public. The line is 2017 miles, and the charge for a there minutes' conversation will be 10/8. Ultimately the P.M.G.'s Department hopes to link up Cairns and Adelaide.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
MISS M. CULLEN A.L.C.M. MONARO-ST., QUEANBEYAN. Piano, Violin.& Theory. NOTICE to AGENTS OF FARMING MACHINERY, BUILDING CONTRACTORS AND SETTLERS. .THE Water Conservation and Irriga- tion Commission has for sale at Griffith (second hand) a limited num- ber of the undermentioned lines: FARMING IMPLEMENTS. 1, , 2 and 3-Funow Moulboard Set » Ploughs. 2 and 3-Furrow S. J. Moulboard Ploughs. 2 and 3 Set Disc Ploughs. Harrows, - Mowers, Drills, Binders, Cultivators, Horse Rakes, etc. '' BUILDING MATERIAL Stock Bbx Frames and Sashes, . DpQr.3, Ply Screens, and general búllders'»tronmong;ery. Full particulars regarding any of the ibove lines may bo ha,d on application o the Custodian of Stores, Irrigation Commission, Griffith. GEORGE J. 3VÁTT,\ Commissioner, Water Conser- vation and irrigation Commission. 54% COMMONWEALTH CASH & CONVERSION LOAN. Interest: 51 per cent. Price of issue: Par. Loan to be repaid in 1933, 1938, or 1943, at the - , option of the subscriber. J ^ ¡J. y...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS PUBLIC NOTICES TENDERS will be received until NOON on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd, 1926, for the: REMOVAL OF NIGHT SOIL AT CANBERRA. Particulars of requirements are available at the Commission Offices, Canberra. Tenders are to be forwarded in an envelope cleat ly marked "Tender for Night Soil Removal," to the SECRE- TARY, FEDERAL CAPITAL COM- MISSION, CANBERRA. No tender necessarily accepted. TENDERS accompanied by the neces- sary deposits will be received un- til NOON on MONDAY, DECEMBER Sth, 1926, for the SUPPLY, DELIVERY AND ERECT- ION OF TWO ELECTRIC PASSEN- GER ELEVATORS IN THE PUB- LIC OFFICES, CANBERRA. Specifications, drawing- and condi- tions of contract may be inspected, and Tender forms obtained at the Commis- sion Offices, Canberra, and 46 Young; Street, Sydney, and at the office of the Director General of Works, Depart- ment of Works and Railways, Com- monwealth Offices, Melbourne. Tenders are to be forwarded In an envelope, clearly marked "TENDER FO...
JOTTINGS SYDNEY CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
JOTTINGS SYDNEY CRICKET Another round in the A Grade com- petition ivas concluded las't Saturday, ?and -as a result the .tin co teams, Glebe, Waverley, and Randwick, still remain unbeaten. ' Interest was centred in the performance oß Alan Kippax, to see whether he would register Ins fourth 'consécutive century. "He failed, being 'dismissed 'for 11, Centuries were scored by J. Hogg '(University) 150, R. Lodei Northern District) 128, and R. Bardsley .Western Suburbs) 1Ï4 n.o. N. Camp- &lt; bell (Gordon), considered the State's 'coming bowler, secured the bowling average with 7/SO, while N. Morris (Glebe) 6/G6, ti. Kennett '6A0O, aîid W. O'Reilly (North 'Sydney) 5/72 \veVe the ¡next best. Following are the results:- ' " Balmain (327) drew with Western Suburbs (four for 302); Glebe (230)'and five for 33 'beat Waverley (l'OO); St George (9 for 418 (closed) drew with Manly (0, for 30S); University (28!j) ,'oeat Petersham (21 Kami 3 for 124); Marrickville (2 for 408, closed) drew '...
MOORFIELD SELECTIONS KOGARAH STAKES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
MOORFIELD SELECTIONS KOGARAH STAKES Lascelles , Frampton New Gonrgan FLYING HANDICAP Mooch Along Persuasion 11 .mslatoi ^ &lt;. NURSERY HANDICAP FIRST DIVISION Loch Gvïe Bonnie Majotle ÏCtnnilm SECOND" DIVISION Wcdaia Panthea Cool Cot' 3>A 4 YEAR OLD HANDICAP MRST DIVISION,, ' T'roinctlieus Derail Ltd v SCCONÜ DIVISION Ro\ al ^un ' I'oarl Sea Clio Cho San MOORFIELD HANDICAP Prince Colugo hinchinbrook ' All Home HURSTVILLE WELTER Noble Sydc ( ookah% iib NG^IHIXIS
Pantheon's Reven[?]e. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
Pantheon's Revenge. Thcs meeting of l.-iu Sydney horse Pantheon and tlie winner of the Mcl 'botirne Cup, Spearfelt, ; in the C B.' Fisher Plate at Flemington last Satur- day was. a -real test as to which was the better, horse. 'Pantheon started a hot odds on favourite, and ran a good race to win.1hl.liq from Spearfelt, who was under the lash the whole of the journey. The last "half mile "was run in 4GSsec. the, fastest four, furlongs 'fever run., at Flemington. Amounis' Staying Quality. Amounis finished third in the event, 'and surprised his connections, because -he was by no means regarded as a stayer. The Magpie gelding had three starts in the V.R.C. meeting, and was placed on all occasions, securing a well nierited win in tlie Linlithgow Stakes, in which he downed the consistent mare Valicare. ' Hats OÍF to Heroic. Before the running o't' the Melbourne Cup, a Sj'dnoy'gentleman'took four or ifivè .«tigers/laying the odds in hats that 'Heroic would not get a. place m the ¡race. The...
RADIO FEAT [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
RADIO FEAT During the Air Force pageant at Hendon, longland, one of the_ largest loud-speaking installations over work- ed in the British Isles was operated, There were 20 big loud speakers, which took 100 valves to operate. The plato supply' for the amplifying valves was derived from 13 B batteries, each of 350 voltB. The wiring required to link, up the various apparatus Vas mors' than 14 miles in length.
OVERCROWDED Queanbeyan School ADDITIONS NEEDED The heavy demands placed on in the space available at the Queanbeyan Public School have overtaxed present acommodation, and additions are needed urgently. The conditions at present obtaining are a severe tax on the headmaster (Mr. Ridley), his staff and the children. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
OVERCROWDED Queanbeyan School ADDITIONS NEEDED The hoavy demands facod on in the space available at the Quean- beyan Public School have over- taxed present acommodation, and additions are needed urgently. The conditions at present ob- taining are a severe tax on tho headmaster (Mr. Ridley), his staff and the children. Wjien the present school, \\a3 built, thoughts of the Tetloial Capital City DC th6 Commonwealth bein!? so close weie not entertained For many j ears, the school building waa sufficient for requhements, but with the growt'j of Queanbeyan during tlie last four or (Ive years, a situation has a,rlsen willoh has given the headmaster many mxlous moments i In a building which ->\ as intended to louse "Omcthing like 400 students oom has to be pro\ Uled for more than « IO Evert the hat room has been ro ?nilsitloned as a class room Repre jcntatlons ha-\ e been made to the De- partment of Education, but the replj, No funds,' was received on eveiy oc cas'on However,, the Depart...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
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RED CROSS Successful Function FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
RED CROSS Successful Function FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS] The Triumph' Thcatie, Qneanboysn, | presented an animated scene last Fri- day night when tho annual Euchre Party and Dance pf the loca} branch of the Ked Cross Soc.ety »was held. Tho pioceeds of the function were for the assistance of 'soldiers peimanently dis- abled in the'Great War. ' As was only natuiai, the,movement| had the support of the public, wjio pat- ronised the event well, both the danc- ing door i»nd the "euchre tables having I satisfactory quotas. . Moi e than .eighty, couples 'giaced. the, floor,'while every | table In the euchre tournament was oc- cupied, ropiesentlng tho largest nuto-j bet ul eucluo players Jin» Queanbeyan for áome timo: " . ( .f .> , Tlie sucCeya of the Ovonlnp was, duo largely to Mrs. J. ,'H.' Illhcksman (pie smeut), Miss K-ussel (treasurer), Mrs. C. T.* Campbell (hon. secretary), Mr. Uowbis (»U.C.), Mr. lJpwell (door »v'oeper), Mr. Leslie (ticlfot; office), and I »Mr. tí. 13. Gibbs, who í/üp...
SMOKE CONCERT Waratah Football Club [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
SMOKE CONCERT Waratah Football Club St. Gregory's Hall was crowded on Thursday night last on the occasion of the Waratah Rugby Football Club's ¿moke eoncrrt. Mr. C. Doak, president, proposed the loyal toast. ''The Club" was proposed by Mr. A. C Bowers, Who* congratulated that body on its achieve-' ments 'during last " season. Mr. M. O'Uourke (sec.) proposed thö henltli of the club's "coach (Mr.'C! Hincksman"), who, in responding, emphasised the manner in which the club had responded to his instructions. The toast "Kihdred Cfubs" was proposed by 'Mr. J. O. Rourke, who advocated a better spirit'of unity amongst the' various olubs. The other toasts were "The Referees," "The Artists," and "The Press." '"'During the evening's programme the "hairman presented a silver fruit' stand to*'Mr. J. Cooper (treasurer). Respond riff. Mr. Cooper'^said he hoped next sea- son to bring up av team from Bungen- dore., _." " *' - The toasts were interspersed with a programme of musical and vocal items.
BUSH SOCIETY'S APPEAL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
BUSH SOCIETY'S APPEAL The New So\ith Wales Bush-Aid So- ciety is rtiaking its annual appeal for toys, books, dolls, sweets,! etc., for the children of the far west of the State; also for subscriptions for the Christmas trees that the Society provides for out- back «kiddieé. These'may be sent-to the Society, c/o. ' St.'"Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, before December 1, which is the latest date for the recoipt; of 'the goods.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
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B[?]Y SCOUTS EXECUTIVE MEETING STATUS OF CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
,-_r mr SCOUTS EXECUTIVE MEETING STATUS OF CANBERRA A meeting of the executive of the Canberra District Boy «couts' Assqcla tlon was held at the Social Service Rooms on Tuesduy evening, Mr. H. B WaternMin being in the chair. Further consideration was given to the question of the status of the Can- berra District Association, which was raised at the first meeting of the district association in August last. On that oc- casion it was decided to form a district association, and a¡ motion was passed that an application be made to the New South Wales Boy Scouts' Association for consideration by the Federal Executive of the proposal that the Federal Capital Territory should assume its own status and responsibilities, and be'declared a section of the scout organisation in Australia. Correspondence has since passed with the New South Wales Association, and after discussion of the situation by the executive, Mr. J. H. Honeysett moved that the Federal Council bo asked, through the New Souta Wa...
TELEPHONES NEW SYSTEM AT ACTON EXCHANGE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
TELEPHONES 1 - NEW SYSTEM AT ACTON EXCHANGE A new s> stem caine into operation on the Canberra telephone exchange on Thursday last The whole of the lineo oonnected to the Federal Capital Com- mission were placed on a separate board operated by a telephonist en- gaged bj the Commission Under the new arrangement sub- scribers requiring connection to redo- rai Capital Commission serUces, which at present appear In the telephone directory under numbers 100 to 200. | have to ask the Canberra telephonist for number 101 The telephonist then connects to the Federal Capital Com- mission switchboard, and on the tele- phonist at the latter point answering, subscribers ha\e to ask for the par- ticular party or department required.