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MOTOR NOTES MELBOURNE'S GREAT MOTOR EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
MOTOR NOTES MELBOURNE'S GREAT a MOTOR EXHIBITION. c , 1 No little significance attaches to t the International Motor Show which t lately has been staged in Melbourne. As we have pointed out before in I these notes, such exhibitions consti tute something more important than I a glorified shop-window display, and to the man who takes even a lay- t man's interest in cars and accessories they are of surpassing interest. It t is claimed that this annual Melbourne Show is the largest held in the Com- 1 monwealth; but without debating I that controversial point one must admit that an inspection revealed I that almost every make of car and cycle marketed in Australia was to I be seen. Thus, every motorist and aspiring motorist who visited the Show had a unique opportunity of I making his own comparisons in re- 1 gard to intrinsic merits and prices. 1 One point which was very noticeable was the tendency towards what, for I want of a better name, may be de- I scribed as the "de luxe" finish. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
(New Season's Goods that. show you Big Savings at Jlbrabams iIIWIIII II'2 IIIl Hl iluI IIIIIIII IIII1111 IIIII[t1 1 e Winter Wants iq. all Departments LOW-PRICED FLANNELETTE 27in. CREAM FLANNELETTE ..... .5d yard 27in. CREAM FLANNELETTE, soft downy finish,, 9d yard 36in. TWILL FANNELETTE .. .... . 1/6 yard 36in. GREY FLANNELETTE ...... ... 1/6 yard 30in. STRIPED FLANNELETTE .....: 9d yard 36in. HEAVY TWILL FLANNELETTE. Ideal for Winter Pyjamas .. 1/11 yard et KEEN VALUES IN UNDERCLOTHING LADIES' FLEECY BLOOMERS . ..... 2/3 pair 4 LADIES' FLEECY UNDERSKIRTS .. .. 3/11 each LADIES' FLANNELETTE UNDERSKIRTS 4/6 each . LADIES' FLANNELETTE NIGHTDRESS 2/11 each SPECIALS IN CHIFFON FINISH VELVETS 27in. BLACK VELVET ... ...... .5/11 yard ? 36in. VELVET, Four Shades including Black, 8/11 yard NOW SHOWING-A BIG RANGE OF KAPOK AND DOWN QUILTS ' DOUBLE BED KAPOK QUILTS from .. .. 13/11 GENUINE DOWN QUILTS at ........ 39/11 BOYS' OVERCOATS THE KEEN SHOPPER SHOULD SEE OUR VALUES IN BOYS' OVERCOATS...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
The chapel in which John Wesley preached in City Road, London, to gether with his residence adjoining has been completely restored 'at a cdst of over £10,000. "' At a qmeeting of the Bathurst A., H. and P. Association, it was announ ced that for the first time in 40 years the Association was entirely tfree of debt. The recent show resulted in a profit of over £400, the revenue to talling £2099, and the expenditure £1690. The gate takings were £801. By the -will of Joseph Gill;, ship ping agent, wool broker and, station owner, late of Melbourne and' Goul burn; many institutions in hi s h?ome town will benefit. He left? an estate valued.at: £259,677 and nearly' £5000 will. be distributed" at Goulburn. MILK & CREAMI.-NEILSEN can supply you. Call one of his carters. He will be pleased .to0 serve 'you: HOPE LAWN DAIRY, Qu?enbeyan. Pocket Knives, Sheffield steel, from 1/- each at A, M, Fallick & Sons.
ROYALLA [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
ROYALLA , A. large gathering ,of tentis enthu siastsi met at the resididenceof :Mr Twyfor~d on the night of-9th.instant to hlave a meeting to re-organise the Tennis Club. .Everything went off smoothly. and it as,'dcideid t'o repair the Dpresent tennis courts and get'to work as early as possible: The, following of&lcers~ for the eu-; suing: year were elected: :'' iPaitron: Mr. E. T, Gibbs9, ;' President:` Mr.~J J Morrison.?' o Vice-Presidents: Messrs: J.'Good all; and - E. Blewitt Secretary ,and Treas ?er :.Mr:-J. ;;Captainf. Mr. F Twyford. ~ Vice-Captain: Mr. J. Morrison. .Selection Committee: Messrs.. Twy ford, Morrison, Burke, and Gibbs. Ladies' Committee: Misses Gibbs, Morrison, Burke-and Mrs. Twyford. The secretary will be pleased ,to hear from intending members. The membership fee will be 5/- for gents. and 2/6 for ladies.
FOOTBALL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
FOOTBALL NOTES In the local Park next Saturday two cup matches will be played, the first being for the Comino. Cup be tween Molonglo Endeavourers and Queanbeyan Waratahs. The second game is one that should prove very interesting being a meeting of the Warrigals with the Federal Rovers for the Howell Cup. They Rovers have selected the following team: Foster Sates, Clarke, Mdancer, Beaumont Hawke Curran Goggins ,(capt.) Forbutt, Shumack Byrnes, Bladen, Botterill Reserves: Connolly, Hammond, B. Cook, F. Ellis. The Braidwood "Review" says: "The Federal secretary last. week challenged the Queanbeyan Waratahs for a match for the Comino and Cre tan Cups for Saturday and Sunday next. These challenges were verbally accepted by their secretary condition ally on their holding/!the cups. But as Molonglo won' the Comino Cup and the Waratahs prefer .to play someone, else for:the Cretan Cup, `the'Reds 'are without a match. They 'have' again challenged both the Que'anbeyan clubs for cup matches. "I...
CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
CANBERRA RIFLE CLUB Wet week-ends have prevented the Canberra Rifle Club from carrying on their activities, buit a fine day on Saturday last brought a good muster to the range. Shooting was carried on at 500 and 600 yards, eight shots at each, the prize winners being F. Nicholls and W. Allen. Following are the scores: 0 o 0d o o F. Nicholls 38 sc 38 32 se 32 70 W. Allen 29 4 33 30.5 35 68 C. Lomax 38sc 38 29sc 29 67 N. Todd 33 3 36 26 4 30 66 A. McInness 36 sc 36 30 sc 30 66 L. Brill 32 3 35 25 4 29 64 W. Hay 21 2 23 37 3 *39 62 H. Evans 23 3 26 30 4 34 60 W. Lee 31i 6 37 14 7 21 58 W. Clark 36 1 37 17 2 19 56 F.H. Rowe 18 sc 18 33sc 33 51 A. Paynting 16 4 20 24 5 29 49 J. Tucker 28 4 32 12 5 17 49 J. Jenkins 17 4 21 15 5 20 41 J. Callaghan 34 sc 34 34 T. Stafford 26 4 30 30 M. Waddell 22 3 25 25 * Handicap limit.
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1926. QUEANBEYAN RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE laIeporating the "Queaubeyan Leader." : THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1926. QUEANBEYAN. RIFLE CLUB. A start was made yesterday after noon by members of the Queanbeyan Rifle Club with the competition for the N.RKA. Medal. 'Thev winner will be the one who makes the-best aggre gate in'two shoots at 600 yards and two at 700 yards, 10 shots at each range. The, range fired from yester day was 600 yards. Jack' Hayes and E. G. Lewis 'won Athe 'usual cash prizes.- Following are tlie scores: S 600yds Hdp. T1. J. Hayes .. . 43 '5 .48 E. G Lewis .. A46 1 47 A. Fallick'. .. 47 s c 47 Jas. Gallagher . 46 .c 46 J, Charlton ... 45 so 45 Jas, McGiven .44 so 44 G.- Gregory. . 42 so 42 H.' C.:.Taylor .. 42 sy . ,' . R ,. TMcNeall ... 39 2 41 S. Melville ..-. 34 ' 5 9. PAVLOVA APPEAL. a Madame Pavlova has written the t following appeal to the people of l Sydney, on behalf of the Australian Motihercraft Society's Centre, "' ari- l tane":- ,i. t "I am only a stranger, ii4 your q midst,...
WHAT ARE FAIR WOOL VALUES? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
WHAT ARE FAIR WOOL * VALUES?' - -----~---- (From, Winchcombe, Carson's ~ Annual Review.) The lay man is apt to come to the conclusion that woolgrowing must be highly profitable because in 1913-14 greasy wool made an average price of 93d to 10d per lb., while to-day the figure is 16d to 17d. But the sheepmen's expenses have not stood stationary while his returns have risen. In every phase of his activity his costs have advranced. Rail freights on wool, by way of illustration, are 60 per cent, higher than before the war. It is fortunate for Australia that she is a producer of'fine wool. While prices for that cJass of staple do display a rise more or less in cor rect relation to the increase in ex penses, rates for coarser classes do not. Coarse crossbreds are at the most only 30 per cent. dearer than 12 years ago. Tops, 46's coarse crossbred, were quoted at 17d Ain Y Yorkshire in 1914 and have fre quently been sold at 22d this season -an advance of 29 per cent. It is evident, therefor...
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyar. Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, 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); Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m. Majura: Wednesday and Satur day, 6.30 sa. Canberra- and Duttroon: 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 , Settle ment: Tuesday, Thursday and Sa?ur day, 6.30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday and Satur I day, 6.30 a.m.!, Burra: Tuesday and Friday, 6.31 a.m. (by coaqh); Tuesday and Fri day, 7 p.m. (by train). Tharwa:-Daily (Sunday excepted) 6.30 a.m. (car). r l·? ,,
PLYWOOD'S FIRST USE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
PLYWOOD'S FIRST USE. In a lecture, "Plywood: Its Pro gress and Possibilities," which Mr. H. G. Withey delivered under the auspices of the Timber Trades lec tures committee to the Timber Trade Federation of Great Pritain, recently, he stated that' evidence of its use ini ancient .Egypt had been discovered ' during the excavations of the tomb of Tutankhamen. There was also a con troversy that it was first ,used in Almerica and China, and the lecturer' was of opinion that the latter coun try was responsible for the introduc tion of an article used so extensively now in modern commerce.
A BOTTLE OF BEER APPEAL AGAINST CONVICTION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
A BOTTLE OF BEER APPEAL AGAINST CONVICTION. ;,Before his Honor Judge Bevan at Tuesday's sittings of the Goulburn Quarter Sessions, Henry Land, licen see of the Victoria Hotel, Queanbeyan, appealed against his conviction and a fine of £10.at the Queanbeyan Licens ing Court for having, on January 26, illegally sold :liquor within unlawful trading hours. Mr. Storkey appeared in support'of-the conviction, while the appellant Land was represented by Mr. E. R. Abigail, of Sydney. .The alleged circumstances upon which the police had secured a convic tion were detailed by Sergeant W. R. Bargraves who was submitted to a lengthy and searching cross.examina tion by Mr. Abigail. Other police evidence was given by Constable Greig and McNeil, who des cribed what had' occurred at the Vic toria Hotel on the night in question. Mr. Abigail addressed his Honor on behalf of the appellant, submitting that no evidence had been called to show that the bottle of beer alleged to have been sold unlawfully by...
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Among the clips sold during the week were the following: Rock/GG/Valley, 16 bales w at 231d, 5 h at 23d, 5 e at 222d, 5 1st pcs at 20td. JWM/Majura, 7 bales AAA e at 23d, 6 AAA h at 21jd, 7 AA h e at 201d, 6 1st pcs at 171d, 6 cbk h at 202d. JBM/Paddy's River, 11 bales elh at 23id, 7 w at 22d, 5 1st pcs at 181d. JF/Jerangle, 13. bales we at 20d. Bulga Creek/MM, 8 bales AAA h at 20d, 9 AAA w at $?ld, 9 AAA e at 19d. WB/Red Hill, 14 bales w h e at 221d. HB on side/Urila, 6 bales AAA e w at 22id. W McT/Michelago, 13 bales A w at 20id, 14 A e at 201d, 11 h a t21d, 6 1st pcs at 17d. WR/Hall, 5 ewh at 26d. S on side/JG, 9 sup h at 26d, 7 sup e at 26d, 10 IA h at 211d, 9 AA e at 20d. M in cir./Urila, 8 AAA h at 231d, 5 AAA w'at 221d, 7 AAA e at 22}d, 7 A ewh at 20d.. TG/UBA/Queanbeyan, 12 AAA ewh at 25d, AA ewh at 231d. LJM/Uriarra, 14 bales AAA e at 25d, 9 AAA a at 25d, 7 1st clo at 221d, 5 A clo e at 191d, 8 bales bkn e at 191d, 6 bales AAA cbk e 21ld. MCM/Queanbeyan, ...
BRAIDWOOD P. & A. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
3RAIDWOOD P. & A. SOCIETY. At the committee meeting of the Braidwood P. & A. Society held last week the secretary presented a tenta. tive balance sheet, of the last Show. This showed that the receipts, includ ing £70/51 brought forward, totalling £867. The expenditure totalled £823. This will leave a credit balance of £43 against £70/5/ last year. Included in the item of receipts was an amount of £53 for outstanding subscriptions and donations, but it did not' include £2312 for doubtful debts under the heading. The statement showed that the amount spent in improvements during the year totalled £150/16/11. When the honorarium to the secretary is paid the Society will be in debt between'£? and £8. The president and others complimen ted the Society upon the satisfactory balance sheet, and Mr. Irwin, the hon. secretary, upon his work. It was pointed out that while the figures showed an apparent loss on the year's transactions, a sum of £150 had been spent in permanent im...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY 16, 1926. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MAY 16, 1926. CHURCH OF. ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Pariush. Queanbeyan, 8 and 11 a.m. H.C., 7.30 p.m. REV. S. J. WEST, Rector. Canberra Parish. Causeway Hall, 7.30 a.m. R.M.C., 10 a.m. St. John's, Canberra, 11 a.mn. and 7.30 p.m. Upper Gundaroo, 3 p.m. REV. F. G. WARD.
RADIO EXHIBITION EDUCATING THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 13 May 1926
RADIO EXHIBITION I EDUCATING THE PUBLIC I Extraordinary interest iwas taken I in, the Radio and Electrical Exhibi tion held.in the, Sydney Town Hall throughout last week (MIay. 3 to 8) 4 and it may be taken as certain that l thousands of people who had not I realised the value of radio as an es sential art of the home have now I seen the use to which individual citi zen3 may put this great modern scientific development. It was interesting to note the num ber of persons who, after wandering round the stands, made such remarks as "I never knew before that it was possible to'have a radio set without an aerial." They were looking at the I latest portable sets which the radio trade have lately placed on the mar ket. Some of these sets are truly remarkable. They are packed in cases about the size of a typewriter, the lid of which contains an invisible aerial coiled round and round like a spider's web. The owner of the set can carry it about with him by hand or in a motor car 'and in about...