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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
Tm QUEANBEYAN TIMBER CO. LTD. URIARRA ROAD. Phone 340. TO those intending to Build. Let us supply you with quantity esti mates and quote for the whole of your requirements. It will pay you. The Manager, J. KEENAN, has been a Builder for 20 years and knows his business. Timber, Joinery, Fibrolitet Plaster Sheeting, and Cement, deliv ered promptly to any address; Quean beyan or Canberra. Sashes & Frames made to order at lowest eurrent rates. Workemanship Guaranteed. RURAL BANK - AND GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK CHEQUE ACCOUNTS OPENED FIXED DEPOSITS ACCEPTED La ADVANCES AND OVERDRAFTS GRANTED to Agricultural and Pastoral Primary Prodmeers only SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT PERSONAL, JOINT, TRUST AND CHILDREN'S ACCOUNTS OPENED / Write for Booklets 4'/ INTEREST £500 AND 3'/ ON EXCESS 1000 LOCAL BRANCH, MONARO STREET, i 'Phone239UIM M .IMMMIU I MMMM-IIMMM I EIUUUIAMMMW Hiu I2Elull IllI PYKES OVERLAND SALES CARS. TRUCKS. Overland Overland-Crossley ? SWillys-Kniaht Federal Knight and Fiat. and...
(Published by arrangement.) THE REAL INTEMPERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 29 April 1926
(Published by arrangement.) THE REAL INTE3MPERANCE. "Temperance" was the subject of a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Randolph Ray, rector of the Church of the Transfiguration," reports a recent issue of the "Times" (New York). "We Americans more than any other people have the dangerous habit of going off at a target,'. he said, "setting one thing as a fetish high above all others while the re maining worth-while things of life go on neglected. The result is a life lacking balance; the solution is the introduction of intemperance. "Prohibition is an example, . with adherents trying to make a moral issue of the use of wines and liquors and seeking to meet the problem of misuse by forbidding any use at all. That type of intemperance-for the Prohibition law is a form of intem perance-has constantly marked the life of America." "Dr. Ray," continues the "Times" report, "saw a great potential dan ger to youth of the present day in the fact that the nation realises the Prohibition law is improper a...
ST. GREGORY'S BAZAAR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
SST. `GREGORY'S BAZAAR The bazaar in aid of St. Gregory's Church Funds concluded -on Satur day night. Following are the results of the taking of the stalls, list of winners, and position of Queen can didates: 1.? CONVENT STALL (Mrs. E. J: Wearne and Miss M. Byrne), £253.= Queen' Elect, Miss Pauline Cooper. Winners: Order, valued £1, L. Walker;' powder puff, Miss Nona Byrne; cake basket, Mrs. C. Crowley; pair earrings, L. Kearney; powder jar, Jack O'Rourke; table centre, M. Hewsdn; telephone girl, Hilda Flat tery;. dressed poultry, Miss Clark; case of cordials; Mrs. E. J. Wearne; order,: value £1, L. Hawes; ham, J. Litheralnd; supper cloth, Miss C. O'Rourke; tray cloth, T. O'Neill; order 'value 10/-; G. Johnston;- pic ture, W. Gibbons; cushion, Rita Leech; cake, W. Dunshea.. 2. JUMBLE STALL (Miss W. Maher), £190.. Queen candidate, Miss Margaret Morrison. Winners: Block of land, H. Cov erdale; order, value £1, P. Scully; gold watch, Miss Eileen Horan; cigarette case, Miss Burling; clo...
ALLEGED DENTION OF SHOPFITTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
ALLEGED DENT?ION OF SHOP FITTINGS The District Court was crowded on Tuesday night when the case, S. E. Abicair versus John Solomon, was heard. Abicair brought an ac tion against Solomon for detention of a number of shop fittings which he claimed he had only loaned to defendant. Plaintiff said he valued the fittings at £30, but was claiming also at the rate of £5 per week for their detention. Abicair in his evi dence stated that Solomon had pro mised to return the fittings to him as soon as he got a shop in Quean beyan. A. Y. Abrahams stated that he had offered to buy the fittings from Abicair for £10, but without result, though he seemed a bit more inclined to sell after a time. S. O. Taylor also gave evidence on plain tiff's behalf. Solomon said Abaicair offered to sell the fittings to him and after in spection he decided to take them on the offer of Abicair to sell for a ' enner." Evidence was also given. by Mrs. Solomon and Bruce D. Fraser in re gard to the purchase. On the concl...
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 — 6 May 1926
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and (los Ing of Mails at the Queanberya Poet OMice. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungen dore and Yaus, Monday to Saturday inclusive, 4.40 a.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted) 8.65 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, 41all, Jeir, Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Tkurs day and Saturday, 1.45 p.m. by er. 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.; Satar day, 2.25 p.m. Amungula and Sutton: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 p.m. Westridge and Molonglo 'SWMe -ment: Monday, Wednesday, and IF day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and Friday, Burra: Wednesday and Saturdayr 3.30 p.m.
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
Closing time of mails at q?eaabyani Poet Olee. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Taus 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); Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m: Majura: Wednesday and 8at'ur day, 6.50 aw Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.80 a.m. Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 am. Amungula and Sutton: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 5 a.m. Westridge and Molonglo I lde ment: Tuesday, Thursday aud Ism day, 6.30 a.m." SBrindabella: Thursday aid Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Burra: Tuesday ,and Friday, 6.M a.m. (by ;coach); Tuesday and Frt day; 7 p.m. (by train). Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 6.30 a.m. (car). t "
POLICE COURT Before Mr. Carr-Boyd, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
POLICE COURT Before Mr. Carr-Boyd, J.P. On -Tuesday one drunk was fined 5/- or the rising. William Morgan, .drunk and dis orderly, was fined 10/- or 48 hours. William Doyle; drunk, was fined 20/- or seven days. Thomas Saddington, drunk and disorderly, was fined £2 or 14 days. Yesterday Samuel Burn was fined 10/- or 48 hours for being drunk. William Morgan had two charges preferred against him. For being drunk he was fined 10/- or 48 hours, while for behaving in a riotous man ner he was fined 30/- or 7 days. George Jesson was fined 30/- or 7 days for indecent behaviour. This morning William Miller was fined 20/- or 7 days for being drunk, and Herbert Miller for using indecent language was fined £3 or 14 days hard labour. Francis William Fahey appeared to answer a charge of stealing 03 tent, one pair of blankets, three pairs of'trousers, of the value of £5, the property of John Paynter. Accused was found guilty and sentenced to one month with hard labour in Goul burn Gaol.
FAIRY MEADOW LIMESTONE FOR FEDERAL CAPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
FAIRY MEADOW LIME .. STONE ' ,I FOR FEDERAL CAPITAL Expert geological evidence before the Federal Public Works Committee shows the likelihood of limestone de posits at Fairy Meadow, 30 miles fromn Canberra, being tested for the con struction of the permanent administra tive buildings at the Federal Capital. Mr. D. G. Mahoney, of the general survey branch, told the committee that he had inspeeted limestone deposits at Fairy Meadow, and made a very con servative estimate that there were 3,000,000 tons of stone there. In prac tice, however, •that: figure might ,be easily doubted. He. thought that it would be possible to quarry ,blocks large enough for building purposes. Chrystaline limestone, such as at Fairy Meadow, would wear uniformly. Witness stated that it would be ad visable to sink shafts to ascertain how deep were the foundations. Me also favored opening up Fairy Meadow quarry before it was decided to use limestone. If several faces were opened up it would be possible to tell-i...
ACCIDENT ON BROOKS' HILL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
ACCIDENT ON BROOKS' HILL His Honor Judge White presided at the District Court on Tuesday last. One of the cases set down for hear ing was a claim by Phillip Archi bald Davis for £400 damages, the defendant being Thomas Rutledge O'Neill, car proprietor. The case was heard before a jury of four: Messrs. J. W. Burn (foreman), W. Cantle, .Geo. Gribble,, and W. J. Naughton`. Mr. Crawford (instructed by Mr. Deane) appeared for plaintiff, and ] Mr. Tucker foir defendant. The evidence was as follows: Phillip Archibald Davis stated: 1 On 25th October last,'with.a party of others I went in a Reo speed waggon from Queanbeyan to Lake George. The car had hard work to get up I Bungendore Hill and was not run ning smoothly. We got to Lake George all right between 12 noon and 1 p.m. Saw the driver lift the bon net and take one of the sparking 1 plugs out. The driver said, We'll get I back early as the track is bad and the car is not running too well. We I got on the bus and started back before dark...
DOES YOUR BACK ACHE? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
DOES YOUR BACK ACHE? -4--- It's usually a sign of sick kidneys especially if the kidney action is dis ordered, passages scanty or too fre quent. Don't wait for more serious troubles. Begin using Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills. Read this testi mony: Mr. N. Cregan, late of Federal Street, Queanbeyan, and who is now living in Sydney, says:-For years I was a. shearer and when following my occupation suffered terribly at times from backache and kidney trouble. I think the constant stoop ing strained my kidneys. Despite the fact that I tried all kinds of me dicine said to. be good for the com plaint I could not get relief.-. The pain across the small of my back was very acute, and after stooping for a little while it was as much as I could do to stand up straight again. The kidney secretions were affected, being thick and cloudy. I was also subject to dizzy turns and felt tired and languid. One day I came across an advertisement for Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills and after reading it throug...
(Published by Arrangement.) PROHIBITION COLLAPSED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
(Published by .Arraugement.) PROHIBITION COLLAPSED. "The State of Florida, which as a result of its astonishing ' land boom, is at the present d moment far the richest in jý U.S.A., has definitely aban doned any attempt to enforce d the provisions of the Prohibi tion law," writes T. H..Weigall j i lhte London "Daily Mail." a `E"Whisky, brandy, and gin of R!c.ll-known brands may be obtained at any of it shotels and most of its restaurants, as A also may unlimited quantities c of champagne and most other wines. "Most hotels serve these drinks openly-there is no par ticular need to conceal them. The State police will not inter fere, and most of the Federal Prohibition agents do not seem to notice what is happening. "Prohibition in Florida has definitely collapsed. There is not even an 'attitude' towards Prohibition-people have sim ply forgotten about it. To the visitor from England, the am ount of drinking that is to be seen in any of the larger towns is altogether remarkable. "The org...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY 9, 1926 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY 9, 1926 CHURCO OF UNGILAN D. ueambqrm Paridh. 4 Queaubeyan, 8 and 11 a.m. N.C., 7.30 p.m. •Tharwa, 2 D.m. IRV. 3. J. WUBT, Reter. Canbera Parish. R.M.C., 10 a.m. 't. John's, Canberra, 11 a,t, Giniaderra, 8 p.m. The Causeway; 7.30 p.m. REV. F. G. WARP.
BUNGENDORE RACES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
BUNGENDORE RACES Following are the weights for the A.R.C. meeting on Saturday next: OPENING HANDICAP Plain Bill 10.12, Cuddyong 9.b. Bells Ale 9.0, Noal 8.12, Jack's Day 8.12, Jutland 8.12, Lord Phrotobas 8.12, Lady Durham 8.10, Purella 8.10, Cyllene 8.8, Fairplay 8.7, My Sunbeam 8.7, Aerial 8.7, Glenheiro. 8.7, Admiral Advance 8.0, China. magne 8.0, M.C. 8.0 HACK RACE Noal 8.0, Fiddler 9.0, Larak 8.12, Green Boy 8.12, Lord Phrotobas 8.12, Lady Northbridge,8.10, Aerial 8.10, Murillo Lass 8.10, My Sunbeam 8.7, Gratuity 8.7, Readyr Cash 8.7, Glenheiro "8.7, Polycrap 8.0, Hydro Joe 8.0, Cloud Land 8.0. SCHOOL OF ARTS HANDICAP. Cuddyong 9.3, Windgaru 9.0, Tradesman 9.0, Jutland 8.12, Lady1 Durham 8.12, Jack's Day 8.12, Rack arock 8.10, CCyllene 8.10, Miss Heb bird 8.10, Lord Phrotobas 8.10, VQm Again 8.7, Silver Thread, 8.7, M. 8.0, Square Cloud 8.0, Aerial 8.0" Glenheiro 8.0, Jim Marsh 8.0, Bonnie Desmond 8.0, Admiral Advance 8.0. - PONY RACE Merry Knight 9.3, Green BOy 8,12, My Sunbea...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
RIFLE SHOOTINC. The final match for, the club trophy was fired by members of the Quean beyan Rifle Club yesterday afternoon. Ten shots were fired at 500 yards. Weather conditions were favorable and good .scores were compiled. G. Gregory and R. J. McNeal won the usual cash prizes, Scores; 500yds Hdp. T. G. Gregory,..... 49 sc 49 R. J. McNeal 48.. 2 49* J. Gallagher ... 49 se 49 J. Hayes ...... 46 5 49* A. Fallick .... 49 ac 45 J. McGiven .... 48 se 48 HI. C. Taylor .. 48 sc 48. E. G. Lewis ... 48' sc 48 S. Melville .... 40 6 ,46 J. Charlton ... 45 so , 45 * Handicap limit. Gregory's and :McNeal's scores inl the above shoot also count in the annual competition, as well as a score of 47 compiled by Gregory at 600 yards. There will be a working bee on the range next Sunday morning. The competition for the N.R.A. Medal will commence next Wednes day, the first range being 600 yards, 10 shots.
YARROWLUMLA SHIRE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
YARROWLUMLA SHIRE . COUNCIL There was a full attendance of counciilors at the monthly meeting d held on Saturday. 1 FINANCIAL STATEMENT Moved by Cr, Chinnery, seconded g by Cr. Ashcroft, that the financial statement showing a debit balance Geneial Fund of £238/12/4, Sani- b tary Service Fund, credit balance p £90/5/: Trust Fund, credit balance d £125, be adopted, that accounts am- t ounting to, £326/16/8 "General Fund paid subject'to 'confirmation be con firmed, and that accounts amounting to £142/2/7 General Fund and £24 P 19/11 Santiary Fund be passed for a payment.-Carried. · a CORRESPONDENCE 1 Reports were received from the 1 Engineer and Roads Overseer giving particulars of work carried out and in progress, and inspections made l during the month. Adopted on the motion of Crs. I Hardy and Southwell. From the Overseer reporting on Mr. A. J. Moore's complaint re the Burra-Urila Road. Moved, by Cr. Southwell, seconded by Cr. Chinnery and carried, that work on this road be carried ...
FOOTBALL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 6 May 1926
FOOTBALL NOTES Clarrie Horder, who took up his duties as coach about ten days ago, looks like having a busy time i structing local footballers 'of ,all grades in the fine points of. Rugby. League. On Tuesday and Thursday nights he attends to the Warrigals, and on Fridays the Bluebells, leaving Mon day and Wednesday for the other two clubs. On Tuesday afternoon the boys of St. Benedict's Convent School are allowed the afternoon off for in struction under Mr. Herder's gait ance, and on Friday afternoon the boys of the Superior Public School receive like treatment. Who wouldn't be a "school kid" these days? However, there is nothing like looking ahead, and no doubt these sports afternoons will help to deve lop the football stars of the future. Any gentleman being the donor of one guinea or over to the funds of the Warrigal Club will receive a membership ticket entitling him to free admission to all matches under the control of that Club. A lady donor of 10/6 will be entitled to the sam...