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REMOVING STUBBORN STUDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
REMOVING, STUBBORN STUDS. Sometimes' the owner runs up against a stud that is tightly set. It is difficult then to remove it with out damaging the threads. The best method is to run on a split nut which fits the thread eactly. Then, if pos sible, place the nut in a vise, and turn the work, and in nearly every case the stud will start without dam aging the threads. If the work is heavy, a small vise may be clamped on to the nut. Then turn the vise and nut with a large pipe wrench, and out comes the stud.
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1926. TENNIS TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan .Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1926. TENNIS TEAMS. The following teams have been selected to represent Queanbeyan in the Canberra Tennis Association Competition next Saturday, May 1, play. to commence at 1.45 p.m.: Queanbeyan No. 1, A Grade versus Officers' Mess at Duntroon: Messrs. W. B. Freebody, N. Ridley, J. Ridley and R: Ayliffe. %Queanbeyan No. 2, A Grade versus Cadets' A Team-at Duntroon: Messrs; B,. Keys, W. Roper, S. Skinner and SA. Wilden. Queanbeyan B Grade v. Officers' 'Mess at.'Queanbeysiih: Messrs. R. and M. Moore, D. Ford and G.' Greenlees. Mesdames Griffiths and Freebody. PRESBYTERIAN. I of Mr. Stuart Peters, the famous al Scottish singer, will be the soloist at pi the evening service at St. Stephen's, tl Queanbeyan, on Sunday evening next. w Rev. C. Caldwell Wearne announces ct as his subject, "The Skeleton in the Cupboard and the Angel in the Un- S. seen." There will also be the usual morning service at Qu...
HOME-MADE SIGNAL DEVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
HOME-MADE SIGNAL DEVICE. A hand, about twice natural size and with fingers outspread, is cut from a piece of thin wood by a small scrool saw. A screw in the centre of the wrist fastens it to the outer edge of the wind-shield, or body, and a cord from the end of the wrist to the wheel places it within easy control of the driver. It hangs out of sight until a jerk of the string brings it into full view of the car behind, and the driver does not have to keep his hand from the wheel while using the signal.
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
Closing time of malls at Quesubeyan Post Offcc. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. Z, Goulburn, Yass and 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); Wednesaay and Friday (by train) 7 p.m. Majura: . Wednesday and Satur day, 6.890 m. Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. ° Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 a.m. Amungula and Sutton: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 5 a.m. Westridge and Molonglo, se?U ment: Tuesday, Thursday and iwr day, 6.30 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) 6.30 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 — 29 April 1926
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Olos. 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.?6 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 Sette ment: Monday, Wednesday, and li day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and lriday, 6 p.m. Burra: Wednesday and Saturday, 3.30 p.m.
MOTOR NOTES HINTS AND TIPS FOR OWNER DRIVERS TO FIND FIRING ORDER OF ENGINE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
IMOTOR NOTES HINTS AND TIPS FOR OWNER DRIVERS TO FIND FIRING ORDER OF ENGINE Many of the present-day cars come with the firing order stamped on the engine block. Here is a method of finding this out when it.is not shown in this way. Instead of taking off the cylinder head to 'observe the valve and piston movement, try this method of determining the firing order .of the cylinders: Open the petcocks of all cylinders, and put a wad of paper in each. If the engine is turned over very slowly, it will 'be possible to observe the order in which the wads blow out. This will be the correct firing order for the engine. The method works as well on sleeve-valve type motors as on the poppet type.
SHEEP ON THE WHEAT FARM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
SHEEP ON THE WHEAT FARM While the utility of sheep on the f' wheat farm is gradually becoming i. more generally recognised, many t] farmers are unfortunately content to , use any breed of ram, and in many n cases the crossbred has become ao nondescript animal. It should always be remembered that a poor type of a lambs costs as much to keep and as tl much to market as a high-class one, i1 while the difference in price will o amount to many shillings. Similarly, , a poor type of ewe costs as much to f keep as a good one, but will breed a only a poor lamb and give half the a weight of poor quality fleece. It may cost a little more to buy a good line of ewes or a few good rams but the extra outlay is amply justi fied by the return in wool and pro geny. The ewes should not be kept after their mouths begin to break. Old ewes certainly make good mothers, but they give a poor fleece of low weight, and, furthermore, do not thrive in dry times, and they gener ally die early in drought periods...
WIMMERA RYE GRASS A VALUABLE PASTURE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
WIMMERA RYE GRASS la A VALUABLE PASTURE PLANT, m TI Wimmera rye grass hlas 'produced e` excellent results in many parts of at this State and gives promise of being m a useful grass in many districts where dry conditions are· met with, and where rapid growing pasture plants are required. For the best results (writes the Agrostologist of the Department of Agriculture) the seed should be sown in March or April, but the planting period may w be extended to May or June. The n value of this grass as a pasture plant fa is considerably enhanced by the fact u, that it is readily eaten by all classes c, of stock, and that it adapts itself to ne varying climatic conditions. As the bh seed germinates freely and rapidly, la Wimmera rye grass will establish m itself in the first place from sown w seed, and thence every year from al self-sown material. a ITS UTLILITY IN VARIOUS I DISTRICTS. o On the poorer classes of soils in coastal districts the use of 2 lb. of Wimmera rye grass seed in a grass ...
DON'T WASTE TIME [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
DON'T WASTE TIME It's a waste of time to experiment with liniments and plasters when you have a dull, throbbing backache or sharp, stabbing twinges. Get after the cause! Help the kidneys with Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. Read this: Mrs. N. Stuart, late of Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, and who is now living in Canberra, says:-For some time I was a martyr to kidney, trou ble, the symptoms being pains in the back, dizzy attacks and bad head aches. My back was very painful, and I .could hardly get' about, as every movement added to my suf fering. My rest at night was bro ken, and' I used to get up in the morning almost as tired as when I went to bed. One day I happened to hear that Doan's Backache.Kid ney' Pills were 'a splendid kidney remedy, and I decided to try them. After using a bottle of these grand Pills I felt so much better that I persevered with them until I was cured, using in all four -bottles. I always keep Doean's Backache Kid ney Pills in the house now, and whenever I fee...
FOOTBALL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
FOOTBALL NOTES o sI The Warrigal coach arrived on y Tuesday. There was a large number of players and enthusiasts at the training room on Tuesday evening to welcome Mr. Horder. In the absence of the Warrigals' President (Mr. A. Johnston), the C Secretary (Mr. F. McCauley) briefly I introduced Mr. Horder, and in the course of his remarks he urged that the players should do their best by the coach, as that gentleman was brought to Queanbeyan at consider able expense to do his best for all footballers of the town, irrespective 3 of theclub to which players belonged. Mr. Horder then addressed. players requesting them to forget all per- p sonal grievances, and to have always s in view the honor of their district. a He said he hoped to.spend a pleasant sojourn amongst them. I Mr. Abrahams also spoke, ,after t which Mr. Herder gave the forward t players some sound advice and showed them many fine points. Mr. Horder brought messages from c League Headquarters, one being to C the effect that ...
QUEANBEYAN TENNIS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
QUEANBEYAN TENNIS CLUB There was a good attendance of members of the above club at the annual meeting held oni Tuesday night at the residence of the presi dent (Mr. W. B. Freebdoy). The balance sheet sho:,ed a very satisfactory state of affairs, with a good credit balance. The chief items on the revenue side were Don'ations £22/6/, dance £20/18/, entrance fees tournament £19/1/3, members' subs. £32/18/6. The expenditure for material amolinted to £51/4/2, and trophies £47/11/9. The balance sheet.was adopted on the motion of Messrs. Hawes and Crowe. The President said the past season had been very successful, the Club winning the Esmond: Shield and the B grade competition. If the mem bership continued to increase, they would have' to consider the question of putting down a couple more courts. The election of officers resulted as follows: President: Mr. W. B. Freebody. Patron: Mr. J. G. Harris. Vice-Presidents: 'A number were elected. Secretary and Treasurer: Mr. N. Ridley. Auditors: -...
ST. GREGORY'S CHURCH BAZAAR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
ST. GREGORY'S CHURCIH BAZAAR The bazaar in aid of the funds of St. Gregory's Church. opened -last night in St. Gregory's Hall, and was well attended.. The various stalls were tastefully decorated by the stall holders and. friends, 'and the :effect waos most pleasing to the ,eye: Dis played on the stalls were numerous useful and fancy articles. The stalls and holders were: Novelty, Misses Hibberson and L. Lazarus, assisted by Mesdames Es mond, Sullivan and Margoschis, and Misses Moran, Martin, Cullen, Fen nell, Pritchard, Maguire, and Blyth. Colors, red and white, representing Wv inter. Jumble: Misses Maher, assisted by Mesdamei G. Adams, McDonald and E. Ward; and Misses Morrison (2), Winter and Brown. Colors, 'cerise and blue. The Convent Stall was under the supervision of Miss Byrne, and had orange and black decorations, witl a number of.butterflies resting around the stall. The assistants were Mes dames Jos. Keeffe, L. Dunshea, N. Wearne, Cooper and Capel, Misses E. and K. Byrne, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
(LATE OF YASS) = THE UP-TO-DATE FRUITERER HAS THE CHOICEST FRUIT AND VEGETABLES = to be seen outside Sydney at Prices to Suit all Pockets B I Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Always' in'Stock = w Orders Taken and Delivered Promptly Civility and Cleanliness a Feature - Note Address; URIARRA ROAD, QUEANBEYAN _ --- TELEPHONE. 249. i IIIIE3 1iii1111111 111111111IIIII llIIIIIINIIII IIIIINI IINI lii tSIIlllII I EI lewII Illl3,IIIIINIIIII NEW PREMISES I AND NEW CASES FILLED WITH NEW GOODS. fi Call New and Inspect the SPECIAL SHOW of CLOCKS and SILVERWARE now' displayed. Best Show. ever seen in the district. I L avery Make of ghlit-day Clock is here, including a Handsome Grandfather Clock with both Whittington and Westminster Chimes, g also small Bedroom Clocks and Alarms. The Silverware includes all the Latest and Most Exclusive Designs of Useful and Ornamental ARTICLES FOR THE HOME Wristlet Watches, Bangles and Armlets, and Jewellery of every description in endless variety WHILST DIAMOND RINGS ...
WEETANGERRA WEETANGERRA'S PROGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
WEETANGERRA (From our correspondent.) WEETANGERRA'S PROGRESS Only recently a most up-to-date switch-board has been installed, serv ing to twenty subscribers, and already nine have the telephone installed, creating a country record which speaks volumes for the progress of this Canberra suburb. Several more resi dent will soon connect, so that it is anticipated this modern telephonic system will soon be automatic. Mr. and Mrs. Richards who have charge of the Weetangerra School and Post COfice very kindly invited the residents to inspect the new switch-board, where Mr. Bowers, who installed the board, gave an excellent address and ex plained the various intricate mechan isms of the switch, to the gratification of, those present. Afterwards- light refreshments were served. Mr. Rich ards, who:;hs lately taken over, the Weetangerra School, very feelingly welcomed the inspection by the resi dents, and believed Mrs. Richards and himself would have a very happy time at Weetangerra, and stres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
J. G. HARRIS & CO. Established 1910 AUCTIONEERS STOCK & STATION :AGENTS . 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 J. G. HARRIS & CO. CRAWFORD STREET - - -.- - QUEANBEYAN (near Triumph Theatre) ---- ------ The Star Pictures Ring 156 for Reservations. Matinee Every Saturday Afterneen. OWING TO THE BAZAAR THERE WILL NOT BE ANY PICTURES AT "THE STAR" ON SATURDAY, 1st MAY. " !;D,;- 1 )on't fail to book your seats for the "THE MAN FROM TORONTO" The stupendous Comedy-Drama pr?esented by the Canberra Community Players at the STAR PICTURE THEATRE on MONDAY NEXT, 3rd MAY 1 Dress Circel 3/-, Stalls 2/- and 1/- Box Plan at Boland's Ring 156. MISS I. E. KERMODE L.L.C.M. TEACHER OF MUSIC Professiona...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
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MASTER PICTURE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
MASTER PICTURE NEWS Theodore Lorch, now playing the inventor with Syd. Chaplin in "The Man on the Box," a Master Picture production which will soon be seen, was born in Elgin, Illinois, of an An lcan mother and Russian father of e old nobility, and educated at t Imperial Gymnasium of the Rus sift,'capitol, open only to children of royal descent. Lorch returned to America when fourteen years of age, following on the death of his father. Four years later, when his mother died, he decided to become an actor to fulfill a boyhood ambition, and two years of hard knocks brought him success. In this production Syd. Chaplin has a role that is eminently - suited to the talents of the man who made "Charley's Aunt." Once more _ he masquerades as a young maid of flirtatious mien. Strange tales cling about "The Three Brothers of New Bedford," the old whaling vessel which was used in John Barrymore's latest production, "The Sea Beast." She is an old ves sel. Eighty years hang over her head, and ye...