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"THE MIXTURE" [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
"THE MIXTURE" To get the best out of an engine, close attention mu.st be given to; the quality of the fuel mixture. It may be too leah, deficient in air, or rich, or may be of the correct quality, and thus give! the maxirnutn of, power with the loweslj fuel' consumption, ' and the least injurious effect on the engine.l Motprists \yhose aim is'to, reduce running: costs to t,he lowest point sometimes make the mis- take of reducing thç petrol supply too much by reducing the size of the jet, or by setting tthe carburettor to adm^t too much air. , ' > . ^ 'A Hetting such as'thls is noteconpm ical,, o,s the loss oi; power, makes it nece^ sáip''for the lower gears' to 'be 'used, rnpro oÇtçn, und, in ordinary, circum- stances, the throstle has to'be opened 'wider. . These ¿actors result in increased pet- rol consumption, und croate the risk of burnt exhaust valvtes and, fire. Tlie slqwnçss in burning a lean mixture gives the same effect as, a retarded spark. Thç best results arc generall...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
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RADIO IN SCHOOLS Departmental Viewpoint. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
RADIO IN SCHOOLS Departmental Viewpoint. A suggestion was uceiJtly made that the Education Pe pailment should hi oadcnst complete lessons fo'r childi en in country ( and subur- ban schools The view of the Education De- partment, however, is that the teacher, _ by personal contact, (can do the work better in ordinary cases, but that for special sub- jects, broadcast ad di esses are highly \aluable as an "ad- junct" to education. In an ofliciaf an- nouncement the, de- partment states that where radio sets are installed in schools, the headmaster is,en t'tled .to allow the children to listen to anv suitable matter which may be broad- cast, provided the school time is not en- croached upon. ^ As a matter of. fact, íadio receiving sets in schools aie I" of as much value to the parents and citizens »is to the pupils, 'be- cause special lectures of the kind which are not usually given in 01 dinnry lessons, aro of Interest to adults .1, well as to'children. Piom the point of \iew of " the g...
MORE HOWLERS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
MORE HOWLERS Cereals arc films «how at the pic- ul i es t* , ' The Colossus of Rhode > was a greet evplorei He discoveied land in South Africa » Algebra was the wifi of'Euchd ' .H .«si In 1G20 the PHgiims crossed the ocean This is Knownv as, the Pilgrim's Pro- gress ' &lt;' The Pjiamids aie a range of moun- tains .bety. een Franco and Spain .. Joan of Aicovos a French pheasant; girl called the Maid of Athens foi / her bra\ ei v and p.iti lotism. Aftci many j ears'she v»as cicmated* « * ' *** UgcbiJical s\mbols aie used when ?\qu don't know wlnit'you aie Unking about ». *f * Umpire J?ay. is for private use only.
AINSLIE WANTS ATTENTION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
AINSLIE WANTS : ATTENTION The establishment of another industry at Ainslie at the beginning of ne\t w eek is an event which is to have immediate results in accentuating the importance Jue to the city s chief business centre to bo and its minor industi lal area Motor tiiinsport occupies a very import- ant place in the city and the provision of a, motor dt.pot aftoids a public util- ity in the highett sense The opening of*the Canberra Garage however, will a ter to some extent tht traffic routes of the city Motor vehicles ,i\ill longer bo forced to make the detour to Eastlake for supplies of petrol and othei essentials». This will bring stream of traffic into Ainslie which will increase, rapidly With the increas ed traffic into Ainslie the need for at- tention to the streets will become more Urgent Roads are blocked in all dir- ections in the suburb Motorists can never rely that the road which is open to-day will not be closed to-morrow Lengthy detours are forced on traffic to get roun...
Mr. PRATTEN VISIT TO CANBERRA PROHIBITION QUESTION [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
Mr PRATTEN VISIT TO CANBERRA PROHIBITION QUESTION MT. H. E. Pratten (Minister for Trade and Customs) visited Canberra at the end of last week. Motoring from Syd- ney, Mr. Pratten arrived in Canberra on Thursday evening and left again on Sat- urday morning for Sydney. Owing to a M-rious illness, Mr. Pratten was prevent- ed from liebig present at the Speaker's Cha¡lr certmony last month, and this was his first visit to Canberra for some months. » " On his return to Sydney, Mr. Prat- ten, who has been a consistent sup- porter of Canberra, spoke well of his Litest Impressions of the city. "The income of the Federal Capl t a 1 Commission, derived principally from le a^ e h o Id grazing rent* and the saie of subdivisions," he said, "is already sufficient to pay interest upon a capital of f 1,500,0001" He considered the development 'of the Federal Capital a good business proposition. Altogether 3000 men are employed in the Territory .jy- the commission,and 500 are working for private enter...
BOWLS OPENING PLAY On Canberra Rinks AN AUSPICIOUS START Ideal bowling weather prevailed for the first play of the Canberra Bowling Club on the green at Hotel Canberra on Saturday last. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
BÖWLS OPENING PLAY On Canberra Rinks AN AUSPICIOUS START Ideal bowling weather prevailed for the first play of the Canberra Bowling Club on the green at Hotel Canberra on Saturday last A large gathering was present for the opening ceremony of the Canberra Bowling Club on Saturday last. Mr. C. Francis, president of the olub, express- ed pleasure at the attendance, and ex- tended a welcome to merrioers and visitors. Mr. J. H. Butters, Chief Commis- sioner, regretted that Sir John Harrison, who was an expert bowler, had been called away to Sydney on the'eve of the club's opening. He stated that bowls was a gam'e which appealed to all classes, and should be welcome In Canberra. The federal Capital Com- mission was distinctly sympathetic to all kinds of sport, and welcomed the ad- vent of a bowling club. He looked for- ward to other bowling: greens being pro- vided, and more particularly to'the for- mation" of a bowling association, which would take over the responsibility of the greens ...
A Dry Canberra. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
A« Dry Canberra. At tue last meeting of the Women's, League, when Mrs. Ribchbolth, of Perth, President of the Australian Federation of Women's Societies for Equal Citizen- ship, was the guest of honour (one won Jered whether the^ lady's name or- her dc/scription were tlie moro bewildering), the question of Canberra, wet'lor dry, «as discussed. As the population tot Canberra is mostly official and workmen,, little doubt was expressed by members" as to the result of the local option poll. But it was not considered fair that Queanbeyan should not have a chance j of saying that it wants to go dry.
COMMITTEE MEETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
COMMITTEE MEETS. The general committee or the Club held a meeting at Acton on Monday «vening at which the following mem- bers were present:-Messrs. C. Fran- cis (in the chair), G. A. Crease, T. Hope, R. Smith, R. Reid, D. ShaiKey, and the hon secretary and treasurer (Mr. \y. H. Loughrey). Apologies were received from Messrs. II. R. Wat- erman and J. H. Pike. Draft rules for the club were cur« s.dered, and > lecommendations were made for submission to a general meeting of members to he held at the Social Service. Rooms, Acton, on Mon- day evening next. It waa decided to bring under the notice of the Federal Capital Commis- sion the fact that children" fre- quently encroach on the bowling green, and to ask that action be taken to prevent this. A .suggestion was made that notice boards be erected forbidding other than players from en- tering the green. It was pointed out that the surface of the green could easily be rendered unfit for us« * by bowlers. PAIRS COMPETITION. Details of ...
AERONAUTICS EARLY ATTEMPTS TO FLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
AERONAUTICS EARLY ATTEMPTS TO FLY. The first attempt to fly was made by in Italian monk, who was collated to m abbey in Scotland by James IV:- ¡n ho 16th century. The monk undertook to fly from the walls of Stirling Castle through the air to France. He actually attempted the feat, but soon came to the ground, and broke his thigh, an accident he explained by asserting that the wings he employed contained some »'owl's feathers, which had an "affinity'' for the dung hill, whereas if they had boen composed of eagles' feathers they would have been attracted to the air. Ballooning was discussed as far back as 1775, when Joseph Gallen, a Domini- can friar, proposed to collect tho diffuse air of the upper regions and to enclose .t In a huge vessel extending more than a mile every way, and intended to carry 54 times as much weight as did Noah's Ark. ?Equally fantastic methods of making heavy bodies rise put forward in thi same century are that swans' eggs or leather balls filled with nitre s...
NEWS AND VIEWS Are Beauty Competitions to go? [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
NEWS AND-VIEWS Are Beauty Competitions to go? The "Womtn'á Lcntfin- has t. onie to bo-^ liove what the wise, women oí Jersey rliM-o\'oroil (or UiMipbt lhoy-dni) long ;.j;o-that the vaaVous» beauty/competi- tions are lowering the digility of Woman noud. It is out to "put aslqp to ,such diversions, and so is' the National Coun- cil of Women. Deputations, and , peti- tions are talked of, but already there is a good deal of public feeling on , their side. It is. the valuable prizes, ,of course, that arc the lure for the entrants.
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
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MONT[?]RETIAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
MONTBRETIAS. Ttfôr.fi. beautiful orange-red and yel- low shaded flowers,are Incoming well kiiQwn. and deservedly so. .Thoir easi- ness nf culture, combined with &lt; their usefulness as a cut flower, allows their inclusion among our best bulbous flow- ers.. -No special treatment, is required. Any, claMs of soil 'Will sufllce providing an even moisture cart be kopi. Ilib- eral d;essinjrs of decayed manure help to proilucc the finest blooms.
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
CHURCH SERVICES CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Canon Waul and lier. 11'. A. Fh'tchcr Canberra: Holy Communion 8 a.m. Matins 11 a.m. Duntroon : Parade Service 10 a.m. Causeway: Evenson 7.30 p.m. Eastlake: Matins 11 a.m. Westridge: Evensong 7.JO p.m. Gininderra: Evensong 3 p.m. ROMAN CATHOLIC. Order of Masses, Sunday, 14th s November. Queanbeyan: 7 a.m., 8.30 a.m., 10.30 a.m. Acton: 8.30 a.m. -' RM.C, Duntroon: 10 a.m. Tuggranong, 11 a.m. PRESBYTERIAN.' Rev. C. Hain. Duntroon: lO'-a.m. Acton: 11.15 a.m. Eastlake: 7.30 p.m. METHODIST CHURCH: Causeway: 11 a.m. . ' Acton: 7 pm. 'rinted and published by C. J. Shake- speare for the Federal Capital Press of Australia Ltd., at the registered ollice, Ainslie, Canberra. F.C.T.
IN THE GARDEN GLADIOLAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
IN THE GARDEN GÜADIOLAS. The gladlo) s Is one of the most sat- isfactory of garden bulbs; it ia cheap, and nothing- else grows and blooms so readily in arçy soil or climate. The gladiolus makes a display which for brilliancy and beauty of coloring1 few biilb3 can ei^ual and none »surpass. Plant from August to December In any fairly good soil. Set In rows four ?nches apart, or in'masses six inches apart each way. Plant In full sun- shine if possible, and keep down weeda Good rotten stable manure Is the best, mixed well'with the soil,r so that ft Jocs not come In contact with' the b'ilhs In light soil they should be planted so as to give about three Inches of toll'over them. In very heavy soil they should only-have ¡ibput one inch if cover. Always see that you cover the bulbs with fine earth, so as to give them a chance to grow straight, other- wise you will, not7 get good flower stalks. They tare better ' lifted each year, ¡is they are liable to deteriorate if left in one spot forbor...
AUSTRALIA EMPIRE'S CENTRE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
AUSTRALIA EMPIRE'S CENTRE The weakness of Australia Is the overgrown city," said Dr. MacLean, of Edinburgh, when replying to a civic welcome tendered him in Geelong (Vic.) "In all ages- the overgrown el ty has been the graveyard of civi- lisation." Since coming to Australia he had found the people heie knew ev- erything, except how to advertise their 'own country. In Scotland, Canada was boosted. They never heard of Austra- lia, yet In Canada they had seven months of winter. The would like to see a population of 20,000,000 in Aus- tralia. Then the country would be fairly safe. To lrown upon migrants at this stage was pure madness. Some day Australia would be the centre of the British Empire. The day was coming when there would be 100,000, 000 people here, and England and Scotland would be mere appendages.
THE BOOKMAN HAMLET'S FATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 11 November 1926
THE BOOKMAN HAMLET'S FATE. We have long known says an English paper, that Hamlet was not buried at Elb.nore and that it is not even ceitain that he ever lived but now a Hereford- shire rcctoi states that he did lhe and is buried in the parish church of Canon Frome ' The rector of the church, the Rev, L G Hunt, would apparently accçpt the story adopted by Shakespeare that Camlet was sent to England, but he suggests that instead of either returning or being kiilled, as his uncle desired, he settled down, married^the daughter of a British chief and fell m defending his adopted country from invaders This theory is based on lan old inscription hardly readable on a stone found in the church Mr ïïunt and his friends be- lieve they have deciphered it and that it saj s in the A\ riting of those days - 'Hamlet Xhethl 362 ' , Xhethi Mr Hunt says means Jute, an inhabitant of Jutland the Danish mainland, and 362 is the date oi the burial It is know'n that if Hamlet ever did li-v c it was on the ...