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A SYDNEY BROADCASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
A SYDNEY BROADCASTER. Some of the programmes sent out by the Sydney broadcasting station 2F0 (Farmers) are being heard far beyond the borders of N.S.W. for which primarily they are intended. Twice recently letters have reached theenmanager of 2FC from a radio en thusiast in Germany stating that he has heard the, Sydney Station. The evidence he submitted however was rather scanty, for the officials of 2FC did not trouble themselves to check his "log." But within the- past few days a radio firm in Sydney has had three communications from listeners in at Germany all stating that they have heard 2FC programmes, and giving particulars of the items to which they listened. .This is interesting,, of course, though nothing particularly to be wondered at. 2FC is one of the ten most powerful stations in the world, and if radio listeners in almost any country chose to go to a little trouble they could pick up the programmes readily. What is more to the point is the fact that residents of every ...
BACK-TO-COWRA WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
BACK-TO-COWRA WEEK The town of Cowra has decided to have a "Back-t -Cowra" week, com mencing on the 2nd of May, and elaborate perparations are being made to make the event worthy of the occasion. On Monday, 3rd May, there will be a big procession and demonstration on the showground, and a complimentary dinner will be tendered to the pioneers. On the 4th and 5th, races will be held; on the 6th trotting; on Friday combined sports meeting and on Saturday foot ball, tennis, and other athletic sports. The proceedings will close with the Queen competition. Dances will be held during the week, also a carnival every night.
SALE OF CANBERRA LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
SALE OF CANBERRA LEASES. The sale of 80 residential and 18 business sites at Canberra, for the Federal Capital Commission, has been placed in the hands of Messrs. Wood- gers and Calthorpe. The sale will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, 29th May. Only selected lots in each of the subdivisions will be offered, as the Commission proposes to com- mence building on the remainder of the blocks immediately. All infor- mation regarding leases, building covenants, conditions, etc., will be supplied by the auctioneers, who will also give buyers every facility to in- spect. Don't forget the special benefit pic- ture show to-night in the Triumph Theatre. Run in conjunction with the Fire Brigade for the benefit of the local Hospital. Tenders are invited in this issue for the cartage of gravel and sand in connection with the Queanbeyan water supply reservoir. The Federal Territory Football Association (Australian Rules) will receive applications for the position of central umpire up till April 2...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
ELECTRICAL Stacey &o. (of Sydney) QUEANBEYAN BRANCH For' Installations and Altera iios, carried out at Lowest Prices. £ ampI and Fittings Stocked. AddressORAWFORD STREET, opp. Triumph Pictures. SPEC'WA LINE 0pEPENDENT LIGHTING SETS. All your Stationery Requirements are best purchased at Fallick & Sons, "The Corner Shop," Queanbeyan. The Specialty Hou.se for 1. I.I MEN'S SOCKS SHIRTS* Latest Designs. for Spring. Select Fancy Designs Fugi Silk, Plaini . . . 21/- Artificial Fancy Silk Rib 3/11 Fugi Silk, Stripe," 21/-, 27/6 Bond's Silk Arto Poplin De Luxe, 13/6, 15/6 - Banner Plaids Trobalco . 12/6 Full Range of Fancy Cashmere Half Hose NECK WEAR 4/6, 5/6, 7/6 Up-to-date Styles Broadways, 2/11, 4/6, 5/6 HANDKERCHIEFS Batswings Suhinx, Colored Bordei's, 1/3 Band Bowse Plain White Cotton, 6d, 9d, 1/-, 1/6 BRACES 1= French Braces, 2/3, 4/6, 5/6 MEN'S BLAZER SAC All Rubber, 4/6 COATS in Navy -Flannel President, 2/11, 3/11 Stylish Cut & Well Finished I Leather Ends, ...
MASTER PICTURE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
MASTER PICTURE NEWS "Tall Timbers," the new Australian Master Picture production that is due fcr early release tells a thrilling story of life in the great outdoors. Set against the majestic background ' the Australian forest, it contains Zany scenes of picturesque grandeur Ud the story is worked out in a pleasing and effective manner. It also provides an outstanding example of a new type of screen star that is an exclusive product of our sunny. shcres. . Many of the exterior scenes were taken at Langley Vale, the centre of the great timber milling industry of Australia, and the entire mill with its log trains and other re sources were placed at the disposal of the company for the production which contains one of the most thrill ing and realistic fight scenes ever screened, as the incident actually occurred and was not merely 'staged' for the camera.- Both from a point of view of acting and photography, "Tall Timbers" is well up to the average Amercican production. * * a Some years ...
(Published by arrangement.) BEWARE OF CRANKS ! [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
(Published by arrangement.) BEWARE OF CRANKS ! In a leading article on Prohibition, the "Daily Telegraph" (London) says the only question is whether it should be modified in view of the evils which -it has engendered. Prohibition, we are told, has caused the stoppage of all temperance teaching, and has brought about a disrespect for all law. There could be no graver in dictment than the latter charge, and it is well-founded, for Prohibition has encouraged young people to drink in the spirit of bravado, who other: wise would not have thought of it. The law- is felt to- be-what, indeed, it -is--an outrage on the freedom of the sizbject, and there is no sense of wrong in breaking. it.. "Prohibition may prohibit, but it does not prevent, and there is hardly more difficulty in getting prohibited liquor- in -New York than there is in London, where, at any rate; during closing hours, a real prohibition is - in fact in vogue. Under Prohibition, as 'practised in America liquor is always -to ...
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
RIFLE SHOOTING There -was a good roll-up of mem bers of the Queanbeyan Rifle Club on Sunday morning last, when the com petition-for the Club trophy was con tinued._ Conditions were ten shots at 600 yards. The winners of the usual cash prizes were H. Hall and J. Hall. Following are the scores: 600yds Hdp. TI. H. Hall ...... 42 5 47 J. Hall ...... 41 6 47 C. Joyner .. 41 5 46 E. G. Lewis ... 43 2 45 G. Hately ..... 43 1 44 J. Charlton ... 42 sc 42 A. 0. Hussey .. 41 1 42 E. -Groves .... 39 2 41 A. Johnston . 41 se 41 J. Hayes ...... '34 7 41 J. McGiven .... 38 sc 38 W. Dawes ......32 6 38 R. J. McNeall 33 4 37 -. McNally ... 30 7 37 B. Blundell ... 30 7 37 M. McGregor .. 34 1 35 Shooting was continued yesterday afternoon for the Club trophy, by Queanbeyan riflemen, conditions be ing 10 shots at 600 yards.' E. G. Lewis and H. C. Taylor won the cash prizes. Scores: G00yds Hdp. TI. E. G. Lewis ... 46 1 47 H. C. Taylor .. 47 sc 47 J. Charlton .. 46 se 46 J. Gallagher 42 3 45 J. Hayes 38 7...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
J* G* HARRIS & 0CO. Established 1910 AUCTIONEERS STOCK & STATION AGENTS .1 'LAND & PROPERTY SALESMEN, HAVE REMOVED TO THEIR NEW OFFICES AND AUCTION MART, "CRAWFORD STREET They require 500 Houses for clients waiting either to let or purchase in Queanbeyan All information given as to Lands and Houses at Canberra. AUCTION SALES CONDUCTED IN ANY -PART OF THE DISTRICT BY OUR OWN AUCTIONEER Jo G. HIARRIS &( CO. CRAWFORD STREET - - - - - QUEANBEYAN (near Triumph Theatre) The Star Pictures Ring 156 for Reservations. SATURDAY, APRIL 24 OUR USUAL BEFORE THE CITY PROGRAMME JACK HOXIE IN "TWO FISTED JONES" See the Bride at the Altar with an imposter! Up the aisle a galloping horse with a grim-faced iider and a wild-eyed hermit yelling "That's Two-fisted Jones coming to get his girl in the nick o' time." It's an EDWARD SEDGWICK production! Supporting Picture: "HERO OF PIPEROCK" with P. HOLMES. Comedy, "TAXIE WAR" Serial, "PERILS OF THE WILD,". No. 2. .And Australi...
FOOTBALL ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
FOOTBALL ITEMS The working bee .on Cantle's Flat last week-end was pi'oductive of much good; a great deal of sand and silt deposited by the flood was re moved, but the big end of the job is still ahead, and it will possibly require several more working bees to complete the job. Owing to next Sunday being Anzac Day no working bee will be held on that day. The matter of lighting the oval in the Park for training purposes is now in the hands of the Warrigals' elec trician. New goal posts will be erected be fore the end of the week. These will be the best that have ever appeared in the local Park and are being erected at the expense of the Warrn gal Club. It is expected that Clarrie Horder, who has been engaged as coach, will arrive on Monday next. The proposal is that two nights ped week will be devoted by him to senior players and one to juniors. If the anticipations of those who have been instrumental in engaging a coach (the Warrigal officials) are realised, it is hoped that the coa...
MOTOR NOTES WHAT IS YOUR CAR WORTH ? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
MOTOR NOTES WHAT' IS YOUR CAR WOWRLH? One of the points on which the buyer and seller find it hardest to reach agreement concerns the price to be paid for -the used car -which is to be sold or traded in.' All such matters naturally imply a - ceitain amount of bargaining, but wheni the two parties make their calculations each on a totally different basis from the other, then it indeed becomes difficult even to effect a compromise in the price. We shall accordingly try to pour a little oil on these trou bled waters by outlining some' of the arguments raised by either side -and endeavouring to show where they, are in error. Whether' the car is to be sold to a private - buyer or traded in to the motor firm -in part payment of a new car, it goes without saying that the party wishes to give or allow as low a price as possible. Firms now have more or less cut and dried methods- of reckoning -the amount which they can in safety to them= 1 selves allow on a- car which is traded 1 in, and the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 22 April 1926
GE SALE The Goulburn Co-Op. Society Ltd. Branch "t+ Crawford Street, Queanbeyan. ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL BARGAINS inimu~l lln u U lMNtmimnl unMitmi n hliti t n ,lttinin tU m UIII nmIRnanRnnnnUIHMA M r nftamwtmU SEE OUR REMNANT COUNTER Specials for This Week* º Ladies' Flannelette Nights 3/9 ." All Wool Hose 3/11 Pure Silk. Hose 3/11 House Slippers from 2/11 Ladies' Heavy Velor Topcoats from 29/11 At Men's Overcoats from 27/11 .t Men's Heavy Working Bluchers .from 11/6 ._" Men's Heavy Military Cossacks 14/11 ;..: Men's All Wool Vests 6/11 ." Flannelettes, Blankets, Rugs and Winter Material .i. all atlBargain Prices The Goulburn ('o Operative Society Limited' X CRAWFORD STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Thecar .i c tinue tobo to- be a Four 1 [rlie car will continue to be a "four." Always excep* tionally good, it is now better than ever-so much better that no reasoning buyer will be distracted from the issue of quality by mere cylinder propaganda. Dodge Brothers, Inc., have always led the `world in .u l...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1926 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY. 2, 1926 C6UR oCRK O NGLAND. . Qimabsaa Pariah. Queanbeyan, 8 "and' 11 a.m. .H;C., 7.30 p.m. REV. 8. J. W? ST, Rector. Canberra Parish. R.M.C., 7.30 and, 10 a.m. St. Joha's, Canberra, 11 a.m. Spring Range, 7 p.m. Gundaroo, 7.30 p.m. REV. F. G. WARD.
2BL (BROADCASTERS) 353 Metres [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
2BL (BROADCASTERS) 353 Metres Friday, April 30: Debate, Prohibi tion, 9.15. Saturday, May 1: Variety Concert, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2nd: Chalmers St. Pres byterian, 11; Manly Municipal Mili tary Band Ocean Beach, 3.30; En more Church of Christ, 7.15; Vocal and Orchestral Concert from the Studio, 8.30: Monday, 3rd: Opening of Radio Exhibition by Gdvernor-General, 3. Tuesday, 4th: Citroen Cerise Car nival from Ambassadors. Wednesday, 5th: Programme from Radio Exhibition,i 8. Thursday, 6th: Band from'Radio Exhibition, 8. Friday, 7th: Dance Night, 8. Saturday, 8th: Edith Dickerson, Songs at the Piano. Stinday, 9th: Mass broadcast from St. Patrick's Church, 11; Concert from the Studio, 3.30; White Lotus Memorial Service broadcast from King's Hall, .7.30; Vocal and Orches tyal Concert from the Studio, 8.30.
RADIO PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
RADIO PROGRAMME - Following are the principal items of the programme of the Sydney Broadcastini Companies for the en suing week: 2FO (FARMERS) 1100 METRES. Friday, April 30: Pavlova, 8 Ito 11;, Signors Russo and 1Marina, 9. Saturday, May 1: G.P.S. Regatta, 2 to 5; Jenolan Caves, 6 to 11. Sunday, 2nd: Jenolan Caves, 10 to 2; Organ Recital, 3; St Mark's, Darlinghurst, 7; Oliver King, 9. Monday, 3rd: C. T. B. Turner talks Cricklet, 9; Radio Exhibition opens, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 4th: Radio Exhibition Concert Town Hall, ,8. Wednesday, 5th; "Keep Smiling," Palace Theatre, 8. Thursday, 6th: Austre1ian Com posers, 8.15. Friday, 7th: Imperial Debating Team, 8. Saturday, 8th: Radio Exhibition Concert from Town Hall, 8. "4 Sunday, 9th: St. Stephen's Pres byterian, 11; Y.M.C.A., Mothers' Day Concert, 3; Pitt St. Congregational, 7; Alfred O'Shea, 9.
BETTER RADIO FOR COUNTRY LISTENERS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
SBETTER RADIO ::::: FOR COUNTRY LISTENERS A To residents of the country par ticularly, and to those'of the metro politan area also, it should be in teresting news that broadcasting sta tion 2BL (Broadcasters) Sydney, are' about to increase their power so that the station will be heard further and more clearly, Already 2BL gives listeners excel lent programmes of entertainment and information,. and it. is 'particu larly easy of reception in the even ing, but with the additional power, the officials of the station epect 2BL co equal or surpass any, other in Aus tralia. Everything sent out, from 2BL should reach'every home in New South Wales where a receiving set is installed. The' new station will contain the latest machinery, and exemplify the most modern methods developed by radio engineers. Special attention has been given to the maintenance of consistent frequency--that is, maintaining the correct wave length -and to the suppression of harmo nies. The normal power of the sta tibn ...
OILING THE SPRINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
OILING THE SPRINGS. Broken springs are usually caused by loose spring clips 'which permit sufficient strain to reach the centre of the spring, which is its weakest point; to cause .a fracture. Spring clips, properly tightened'to hold the spring absolutely tight against, the spring seat, will prevent springs breaking at the centre. Another cause of broken springs is rust forming between the :leaves, which not only prevents road shocks being absorbed. by the springs, ,plac ing rextra strain upon the chassis, bu't materially, increases the. possibil ity of a break when the springs are called upon to ,absorb extraordinary shocks. By the use of blocks of convenient size and a jack or a block and tackle, the frame may be raised to allow the axles to hang from; the frame, and this will slightly separate the spring leaves. Heavy oil--or, better still, oil mixed- with graphite--can then be run along the sides of the springs In liberal quantities' and by the use of a hand tyrejunmp, 'holding ...
LEAKY RADIATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
LEAKY RADIATORS. To stop the radiator from leaking, put one teaspoonful of bran into it. Start the engine to cause the water to circulate. Inside of twenty min utes the radiator will be tight and will stay ti;ght--even if the. holes are 1-16th of an inch ih diameter. Got the bran that is sold in pack ages to eat, as it is without flour or gluten, which' will not clog the radia tor tubes. Do not use "shorts," as the flour in its will cook in lumps, plug the tubes, and cause boiling. Do not put the bran in and stand around waiting for leaks to stop they won't. Get in, ride around Icr twenty minutes, and they will.
WASHING OUT THE FORD CRANK-CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
WASHING OUT THE FORD CRANK-CASE. Drain out the old oil, put in the drain plug, and pour, one half-gallon of kerosene into the breather and start the motor, letting it run for about 15 to 20 seconds. Remove the drain plug, allowing the dirty kerosene and oil to drain out. Now put one quart of clean oil into the' breather to force the kero sene out of the troughs in lower cor ners. Put the drain plug in when clear oil flows from the drain, and put in three quarts more of good oil. See that the drain plug is tight, and that the copper gasket is still there between the plug and the case.
WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
WOOL REPORT. Pitt, Son ,& Badgery report:--The sales of. the 1925-26 clip are now ini the fina lstage. Auctions in this centre will continue until about the 19th May,. and during this period` all i the' wool available' at 'the moment and which will arrive almost, up to the time of closing catalogues for the last series will lie offered., The mar ket has ruled about on a par with: that current .before Easter, ,except' so far as some lines of super wools were: concerned. For wools showing the requisite fineness of quality French manufactuiiers were not.to be denied at our sale .last week, ?while for all otheir quialities Yorkshire, Germany, Japan ?and.' America were the prin cipal buyers. ' Skirtings". were rather dearer at times,- and the . main.l lines went to German users. At auction we quitted 5,409 bales, in addition to which we have sold by private treaty since our last sale, 1,009 bales making a. total clearance of 6,418 bales. We secured the top price for the day; 29 d...
CLEANING LEATHER UPHOLSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
CLEANING LEATHER UPHOLSTERY Unless you wish to crack the leather, do not use petrol in cleaning it. One fairly good way to get off dirt from leather is to use plain water to which a little ammonia has been added. After this has dried, the leather should be rubbed briskly with a soft cloth, such as flennel or cheese-dloth.' If you wish to do the best thing possible for the leather. either purchase one of the prepared leather dressings or make some your self. For this purpose a mixture of two parts of linseed oil to one of turpentine is as effective as anything else.