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PLANS FOR CANBERRA Roman Catholic Church START IN NEW YEAR Early in the New Year, a commencement will be made by the Roman Catholic Church of a comprehensive scheme to cater for Canberra and its environs. The foundations are to be laid in July of a school, church, and of a convent in Canberra, and of a large hall in Queanbeyan. On the occasion of the laying of the foundation stones, the Archbishops of Sydney and Melbourne and the Bishop of Goulburn will visit Canberra. The Church has secured three fine sites in the city area, one of which is a cathedral site on the northern bank of the Molonglo River. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
PLANS FOR CANBERRA Roman Catholic Church START IN NEW YEAR Early in the New Year, a commencement will be made by the Roman Catholic Church of a comprehensive scheme to cater for Canberra and its environ«. The foundations are to be laid in July of a school, church, and of a convent in Canberra, and of a large hall in Queanbeyan. On the occasion of the laying of the foundation stones, the Archbishops of Sydney and Melbourne and the Bishop of Goulburn will visit Canberra. The Church has secured three fine sites in the city area, one of which is a cathedral sit« on the northern bank of the Molonglo River. .. The Interest of the Roman Catholic Church In Canberra as the Federal Capital date» back 13 yrars. y It is thirteen years since negotiations "were first opened for the acquisition of church property at Canberra, and the matter is nqw being completed. His Lordship Bishop Barry, of Goulburn, has given the matter personal attention, with the result that three sites have been secured wit...
NEWS IN BRIEF NAOS CHANGES HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
NEWS IN BRIEF NAOS CHANGES HANDS. Naos, wlio ran second in the Mel- bourne Cup, has been sold privately to Frank Godby for 1500 guineas. BIG PICTURE MERGER. A merger has been announced be- tween Hoyt's Theatres Ltd., and J. C. Williamson Ltd., the combined com- pany having a capital of three and a' half millions sterling. BRIBERY COMMISSIONS It Is understood tlie select com- mittee which inquired ^into the al- legations concerning bribery against members of the legislative assembly will decide that the allegations were unjustified on the evidence submitted. MR, BAVIN'S SEAT. The leader of the Opposition in the T. R. Bavin, has announced that he in- tends to contest the Gordon at the next State election. The Beat Is re- garded as a Nationalist stronghold. TWICE ON SAME DAY. The Victorian Crown Law Depart- ment prosecuted two persons on Wed- nesday for having gone through the ceremony of marriage In two churches on the same day and having declared they, were bachelor and spinster.
NEW POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
NEW POST OFFICE Tho Postmaster-General's Depart- ment has created an official post office at Eastlake In place of the subsidised office carried on formerly. . Shop premises have been secured by the department for the purposes of the post office, which Is centrally situated, In the shopping area itsfclf. A tele- graph messenger has been provided, and the telegram service has been ?peeded up in consequence. Mall mat- ter Is now conveyed between Acton and Eastlake post offices direct in-; j »toad of all matter having to go through Queanbeyan. ,
UNITED STATES BIG DEBT FROM WAR VANCOUVER, November 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
UNITED STATES BIG DEBT FROM WAR" VANCOUVER, November 10. President Coolidge, speaking a^ an Armistice Day celebration in the United States, said that some people stated that the United States had profiled from the war. On the contrary, it lost many things and piled up a huge national debt. In America this debt amounted to ¡26,000,000,000 dollars, and would take 30 years to pTiy off. Ho~concluded that the United' States had never sought to be a military power. It cherishes no Im- perialistic designs,- and it was content I with its own territory and lo prosper] through the development of its own re- sources. '
YASS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
YASS A magnificent array of blooms was displayed at St. Clement's Church of England Flower Show at the Memorial Hall last Friday. The net profit for &nbsp; the afternoon*and evening amounted to JUGO. / * * *' . . «A movement is on foot to amalga ' .riatc the Mechanics* institute with thi soldiers* Memorial Hall, and at a meet ng of the Institute Committee it wixr decided that the building bo offered fo: lale prepaiatory to the'rrbposed amal- gamation. ~~ 1 ' - " « ». * * v " Mr. Lance Vallance,, sen' of Mr. ant Mrs. ,G. M. E. Vallance, of Murrum xtteman, and'"* "Miss ' Thelma - Booth laughter of Mr.; and Mrs. J. Booth, ¡v. 'anpwind-a and Strathfield..»were join» .d-'in the holy bonds of matrimony al St. Anne's Church, Strathfield, on the ¡7th ult. The bridegiodnVs mother le v daughter of the late Mr. George Mer .Iman, »Scnr., who was a well-known* mci successful pioneer^ of the s Mci ino Sheep Industry in ¿ho Yass pistriet. * ¡ii * » Inspector Manns, in charge of v the Yass ...
FROM FAR AND WIDE The Darwinian Theory. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
..iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiii'iiiiiiiiiyi ii¡iiiiiiii.iiiii.ni± [j FROM FAR AND WIDE¡ ?iiiiii]iiiiiiLiiiiiiiii,iiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiji«iiiiiiiiiiiiili* íhe Darwinian Theory. Is man'descended from-¿he ape, or §, the ape a debased offspring of man? darwin maintained , the' former theory, «.lodern , scientists ^incline to the latter. »Vhat does "it matter Which is".right? Jcfore cither, ap6.or man existed-there vere reptiles .through whom all liïe can ïc traced back to what Po»h-bah irorj.'. ..ally terms tj)è "primordial' atomic glo iu\e." Looking backward is at best an xcadbmic1 business. Its principal value s 'that it provides a catalogue of errors .o be avoided, Man's status yesterday n the1 dawn of the_.\vorld is interesting, jutiit js.chielly interesting as affording JJ' comparison with his supremacy to lay a-,m'casúre of-the overwhelming sta- ture to which he may attain in the jxeat to-morrow. Look forward and ye shall see ^yourselves u^s gods. ,
Prehistoric Workshop [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
Prehistoric Workshop The recent discovery 'of, over 200 palaeolithic axes, within a circumscribed aroa, at Whittingham, near . Norwich (England), is, even in such ah archaeo logically rich part of the country as East Anglla, ,a unique event,. Most oL tho ilini weapons occur "at a depth of about 12. feet under gravel. -The great majority of the specimens are axes, and it is evident that,there must have exist- ed at Whitiingham in the remote past a; place where" these weapons of the oliase were actually manufactured. Some of the weapons are over lit. in length, and the peculiur types of these axes make it clear that they are' to bo referred to the late Acheulean period. Their makers were unquestionably part of the same race which established itsell at Hoxne, Ipswich, as well as in niiîhy other parts of Southern England. The third intergluclal epoch was then at its height, while East Anglia enjoyed a tompeiato climate and supported a large animal population that liad moved up from tho ...
EPIDEMIC OF WHALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
EPIDEMIC OF WHALES. New South Wales is suffering from &nbsp; an epidemic of whale's, presumably at- tracted northwards by the warm wea- ther. Many of the monsters have been sighted around the coast during the last few weeks, and some small ones have been harpooned. During the last few days exciting chases have been conducted in Two* Fold Bay after a big hump-backed whale and its calf, which were chased Into the bay by two killers.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
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CHAMPIONS AT TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CHAMPIONS AT TENNIS The forthcoming tennis match be- tween New South Wales and Victoria is awakening keen interest among the various followers of the sport and the players themselves. . So keen is ' New South Wales under'the captaincy of de- feating their. Victorian opponents, that the members of the team are practising' ?ftrcnuously to win. The match wil, take place in Meelbournc on Novcmbei ¿6 and 27, while the return match wil be played in Sydney on December 10 and 11. Gerald Patterson, Pat O'Hara **-".. i nr|fi i'*n\r Trnf-i^c >ipv** been SP lected' to represent the Southern State, . . .."u..... mu, yet io be selectei Added interest will bp caused by th&lt; brilliant return to form of J. O. Ander- son, and his match with Gerald Patter- son should be ä thriller.
TENNIS THE TRIGGS BOWL ILLALONG CLUB'S CHALLENGE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
TENNIS THE TRIGGS BOWL ILLALONG CLUB'S CHALLENGE The Illalong Tennis Club (Binalong) has issued a challenge to the Quean- beyan Tennis Club for a match for the Triggs challenge bowl, whi.-n was won by the Queanbeyan Club this M tuon The match is to be plav">l i"i lht Queanbeyan courts on Saturday, No- vember 27, and the members* of i h ? Illalong Club will be identical with -.hos'i who were defeated on October 3. A ¿pirited contest is expected.
SEWERAGE SCHEME Probable Cost £60,000 [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
SEWERAGE SCHEME Probable Cost £60,000 -The ,proposal to instal a septic sewerage scheme (n the municipality ol' Queanbeyan has recently been discuss- ed, but the. question of eost j&lt;resents an I'tno"! insuperable barrier. Owing to thev lay-out of Queanbeyan, which lies cup-like in a hollow, surrounded by hills, it is estimated that to instal a modern septic system would cost about £6(i,000. ' The present sanitary systen costs the council £1500" per annum.
PROBLEM OF YOUNG PLAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
PROBLEM OF YOUNG PLAYERS. Thç brilliant achievement of the youthtul lelt'-hander,"'Len -Nettleford, in winning tho Australian national amateur championship, brings prom- inently to notice the problem'of young players In present-day golf. Now that courses are filled to capacity at the week-ends, the right kind of practice for junior members of clubs, and the differentiation between those who will devo^op into, extraordinary gowers; be- come matters requiring very nice con- sideration, writes "P.A.R." iii the Mel-j bourne Herald. ' " The usual leisure tiqurs of the week And enough ltnksmon of the mature sort anxious, to occupy the courses without the importation of compara- tive juveniles-to sW'tíll the ranks and congest the'links. Muclras clubs'may wish to encourage rising talent (and incidentally udd -to their repute by the Inclusion In their fold of outstanding plaVèrs),'- there1 is no' option- to the youthful golfer, with ambition but to' pick a_ time for practice other tbjan week...
QUEANBEYAN CLUBS MEET ON HEIGHTS LINKS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
QUEANBEYAN CLUBS MEET ON HEIGHTS LINKS Last week end 14 members of the Queanbeyan Heights Club Invited a similar number of players from the Queanbeyan Club to play a scratch match of l8 holes on the former club's links. The result was in favor of the visitors by 9 to 4, one pair J. Hayes (Queanbeyan Heights) and W. Green- wood (Queanbeyan), being even The following were responsible for the win for Queanbeyan: E. Holloway 1 up, A. Campbell 2 up, \y, J. Heard, 5 up and 3 to play, N. Bond 3 up, W McGufflc, '6 up and 5, tp play, A Hunt 5 up a,nd 1 tQ. play, £>,e .Manuel 1 up and 3 to play. K "Oldfield 3 up and 1 to play, J,. MçGrath 5 up and 4 to play. The four suecds&l'ul played for Queanbeyan Heights wqre:' W. lit. Heard 4 up, and'2'to play, (L Metcalfe 1 up, W. Warren 1 up and 2 to play, S. Ryan '9 Up and 8 to play. Everybody enjoyed a 'fine afternoon, the ' greçn>j bçlng in excellent'" ondçr, and* 42" people were present on the links. "
GOLF STROKE COMPETITION BIG IMPROVEMENT SHOWN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
GOLF STROKE COMPETITION Btô IMPROVEMENT SHOWN The links were in ideal ordet, and | the weather perfect for the playing un i der the aiisplcesi of the Canberra Golf | Club of a stroke competition on the j Canberra links last Saturday after- noon. T/he play of 'those who, took pi\rt in j the competition showfed a vast im- provement on the ' cards returned In I previous competitions of a similar | character. The following weie the best cards | returned: ' ' ~ Scor,e Hep. Ttl. j Col P. T Owen . "83 14 C9 | R Terry . 85 14 71 - Davidson . 79 8 71 I J. H Butters . 86 14 72 | R M Rolland . 77 4 7.1 J. Mildenhall . 83 8 75 L. G FussPll . 81 8 76 W. House . 87 10 77 j
RHODES ON CRICKET Spin Bowling Secrets [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
RHODES ON CRICKET Spin Bowling Secrets Wilfred Rhodes, the English cricketer, | commenting on modeyn bowling, recent- ly revealed the secrets of his bowling. The tendency of the past few years, he said, has been to" create what he called "freak bowlers." x The -"googly" typo could be on certain wickets very successful.' Some years ago a Kent amateur, Mr. 1). W. Carr.^had a tre- mendous run oï success when bowling what was called ¿he "wfonjj 'im." Theft Rhodes made a confession. "Every time r"bo\vl a ball," he said,''T try-Jto im- part spin, but "I do. not always know what' the ball is going to' do. Usually, of course.-I pitch the ball,.on to the leg stump, and it goes away.'to the off, But sometimes tlie' ball will 'do something I Jon't expect, and it is .when" this" hap- pens'l very/of ten', grot a wicket." \ '"Good length, .plain,'stra'ght bowling while having,, its virtue, would not get a good class badsmari out once in a month of Sundays." he continued. íhe tiatsman mufat always...
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