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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
ELECTRICAL Stacey & Co. (of Sydney) QUrANBEYAN BRAN1CH. For Installations and Alterations carried out at Lowest Prices. Lamps and Fittings Steeoked. Address--The Bridge, Monaro Street, Queanbeyan. SPECIAL LINE INDEPENDENT LIGHTING SETB. Mrs. F. WARREN, Cooma Road, Queanbeyan, for Wreaths and Crosses; Wedding and Other Bouquets. Cut Flowers (in season) at lowest rates. 'Phone 121. Kay & McGiven COACHBUILDERS, Monaro Strett, Queanbeyan. MOTOR COARS AND VEHICLES PAINTED - ANY DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE BUILT TO ORDER. Telephone No. 7;j. V.KAR TIN (late of Wagga) BEGS to announce that he has taken over from Mr. C. Gibbs the business carried on by him of GENERAL BLACKSMITH AND FARRIER at Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, where he will be prepared to un dertake all the work of the Trade. Personal Attention to All Bsline~s. A Trial will make you a Satisfied Customer. we 0. RUSSELL LAND, PROPERTY & CENERAL AGENT - AUCTIONEER School of Arts Chlamubers QUEANBEYAN 'Phone x67 HAS...
Euchre Party and Social [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Ebclre Itri anl Scil The indebtedness of Christ Church, Queanbeyan, will be materially reduo ed as a result of the success of the Euchre Party and Social held in the Protestant Hall last night. Fourteen tables were occupied in the Supper room by the Eucbre players and ten games played. Mesdames S E. Gibbs and R. Moore, sen., secured first and second prizes for ladies with nine and eight games respectively Six gentle men each won seven games and in the cu off the prizes went to Mr. W. All sop, and Mr. Geo Blackall. Play was supervised by Messrs. W. S Mar tin, E. P. Webb, A. T. Campbell, and Rev. S J. West. The following ladies donated the prizes:-Mesdames T. E Woodger, F. Hyles, Geo Webb, E. P. Webb and Miss uirks. The dancers enjoyed themselves im mensely, the floor was in good order, though overcrowded at times. The music was supplied by Long's popular Jazz Band, extras being played by Mesdames Martin and Venables, and the Misses Pearce and Parker. During the evening a novelty danc...
Presentation to Nurse Darmody [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Presentation to Nurse Darmody On Wednesday night last, the 11th instant (writes our Sutton correspond- ent) all the residents of the village of Sutton and the surrounding district assembled at the Sutton Public Hall. The object of the gathering was to make Nurse Darmody a presentation oa the eve of her departure from Sut- ton to Queanbeyan where she is open- ing a hospital (obstetric). Nurse Darmody has been living here now for nearly ten years and had endeared herself to everyone. She will be greatly missed by all for if there was a ny sickness anywhere Nurse was on the scene at once and nothing gave her more pleasure than to be present doing w hat she could to help. In her pro fession as an obstetric nurse there are few better for she was trained in St. Margaret's Hospital in Sydney and holds first-class certificates. In the early part of the evening heavy rain fell and all thought that the function would have to be postponed, but just after dark it cleared off and fully 80 person...
Show Smoke Concert [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
Show Smoke Concert This function, held on the rast night of the Show in the Protestant Hall, was highly successful and most enjoyable. In its social aspect it easily eclipsed those of former years and the response to an appeal for donations to the Association's funds was also most encouraging. Promises in this connection made up a total of 110 guineas, being as follows: £10/10/- each: F. W. Hyles, - Cliff, Woodgers & Calthorpe, J. B. Young Ltd. £5/5/- each: Cascade Ale Coy., W. Webber, J. W. Butt, J. A. Edmonds, A. M. Fallick & Sons, J,. C. Tickuer, J. G. Harris, John Donnelly, £2/2/- each: R. Moore, N. Butt, John Morrison, J. Tiernan, S, West, W. O. Russell, Rowley Bros., Kilby Bros., J. K. Kilby, W. E. 014Oldd14, Turalla Estate, Moore Bros., A. C. Marshall, H. A. Clothier, - Smith. £1/1/- each: E. Angove, J. John ston, K. Stacey, Jos. Keefe, T. Price, W. Hurley, - Hain, - Keys, E. Sherd, W. Quigley, D. Thomson, D. Clarke, T. Sherd, G. Lawles, W. 8. Martin, A. Curle...
St. Gregory's New Hall MAGNIFICENT AND MODERN BUILDING. OPENING BALL ON 26th FEB. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
St. Gregory's New Hall MtAGNIW AND XO1W OPENING BALL ON 26th FEB. The Catholic community and gem eral public of Qaemabeyan sad dis trict are justly proud of the magal ficent edifice now nearing empletion in the main thoroughfare of their town. Eighteen months ago this gigantic proposition was conceived and finally undertaken by the revered Parish Priest, Rev. Father Haydon, who is always on the alert in promoting the interests of his Church and at the same time advancing the welfare of the town. Since Father Haydon's first appointment to Qeaunbeyan as curate to the Rev. Father Hogan, he realised that the Parish would not be fully equipped until some structure was erected that would be suitable for his people to carry out their so cial functions so essential in connec tion with the church. With the increasing prosperity and expansion of the town, due to the ac tivities at Canberra, the question of a suitable site on which to build an up-to-date hall seemed to be the in superable obst...
FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
FIWELom Collection of dahlias, Mrs. F. War ren; cactus dahlias, Mrs. E. Lewis; champion dahlia, Mrs. E. G. Lewis; pink rose in three stages, bud, half bloom, full-bloom, Mrs. HI.Calthorpe: six roses, distinct varieties, Mrs. W. Oldfeld 1, Mrs. C. T. Campbell 2; champion rose, Mrs. C. T. Campbell; collection of cut lowaers, Mrs. E. G. Lewis 1, Macdiarmid & Jack 2, I?rs. C. T. Campbell 3; collection of car nations, Mrs. F. Warren 1, Mrs. H. Calthorpe 2; collection of asters, Mrs. H. Calthorpe 1, Mrs. F. Warre 2, Mrs. G. N. Morton h.c.; collection of geraniums, Mrs. E. G. Lewis; col lection of antirrhiniums, Macdiarmid and Jack 1, Miss K. Gallagher 2; collection of zinnias, Mrs. E. G. Lewis 1, P. Byrne 2; collection gaillardias, Mrs. E. G. Lewis; collection phlox, Mrs. F. Warren 1; Mrs. G. N. Morton h.c.; arranged pair of vases, lowers and grasses, Mrs. E. G. Lewis and Mrs. C. T. Campbell divide 1st and 2nd prizes; arranged vase of lowerd, own foliage, Mrs. C. T. Campbell 1, Lr...
HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
HORSES. This section, as usual, received the most entries, but still these showed a distinct falling off as compared with other years. In some classes the numbers were few, but the quality of the exhillits was of the right sort. In the words of the judge, Mr. W. Cliff, the district had a few fair draughts, and some good hackneys and ponies. Of the latter there was one pony which was a pony, and that was the one owned by Mr. J. C. Tickner of Gininderra. The ring events claimed the attention of the majority of the show patrons. CATTLE. This section lacked adequate sup port, receiving .less entries than. last year. SHEEP. The entries in this 'section hardly came up to expectations, district com petitors being almost entirely respon sible for the exhibits shown, but the standard of quality was none the less on that account. IN THE PAVILIONB. The displays were very creditable though many more exhibits could have been displayed without taxing the space now available in the main pavilion. ...
POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 February 1925
POULTRY. Andalusian, cock or cockerel, 0. Grubb 1 and 2; Andalusian, hen or pullet, O. Grubb 1 and 2; bantan cock or cockerel, game, Geoff. Harrigan 1 and 2; bantam, hen or pullet; game, Geoff. Harrigan 1 and 2; bantam, cock or cockerel, any other variety, W. McGilvray 1, K. Eddison 2; ban tam, hen or pullet, any other variety, W. McGilvray 1, K. Eddison 2; Chi nese langshan, cock or cockerel, G. Colman 1, G. Harrigan 2; Chinese langshan, hen or pullet, G. Colman, 1, and 2; white leghorn, cock or cock erel, W. McGilvray 1, - G. Leach. 2; White leghorn, hen or pullet, W. Mc Gilvray 1, W. Quigley 2; brown leg horn, cock or cockerel, W. Eddison 1, A. Harris 2; brown leghorn, hen or pullet, G. Leach 1, W. Eddison 2; minorca, cock or cockerel, J. Moran 1 and 2; minorca, hen or pullet, J. Trewenack 1, J. Moran 2; black orp ington, cock or cockerel, A. Randall 1, F. Cox 2; black orpington, hen or pullet, A. Randall 1, G. Harrigan 2; Plymouth rock, cock or cockerel, T. J. Slattery 1; Plymou...
CANBERRA BRANCH A.L.P. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
CANBERRA BRANCH A.LP. A meeting of this braneh was held last Sunday when it was decided to bhold a plain and fancy dress ball on March 6th for the purpose of raising fighting funds for the next State elec tions. A levee of 1/- per member per week was also struck by this branch for the same purpose. Two delegates to meet at a confer ence of the T a-ies and Craft Unions on Tuesday, 24th, were elected, they being Messrs. J. W. Keegan and J. Ashton. This conference met on Tuesday night for °the purpose of dis eussinx the J. Dunn case of victimisa tion. Those present were:- Canberra A.L.P., Messrs., J. W. Keegan and J. Ashton ; Bricklayers, Messrs. Harney and Proud; Carpenters and Joiners, Messrs. Evetts and J. Bcsek. Mr. Dunn stated, on being asked by one of the delegates if he had lost any unnecessary time whilst he was em ployed on the Federal, that he had been working here two years and that the only time lost by him was through sickness which would not average one day per week. Mr. ...
Molonglo Settlement BENEFIT DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Molonglo Settlement (Fron our COresFpedgt.) BENEFIT DANCE A dance held in Molonglo Hall on Thursday, 19th instant, in aid of the widow and children of the late Mr. (Barney) Sheppard, under the auspices of the Molonglo Progress Association realised a sum of about £15. This, together with the subscription lists that were taken up, will bring the total to about £50- Cheques for £1 each were received from Mr. Rollands and Mr. Goodwin and it is desired to thank all those coneerned in the rais ing of this smoey for sueh a deserving case.
MAJURA [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
MAJURA 1 - NOTES BY "MAC." The saffron thistle is fast becom ing a,serious menaee to the man on p the, land, and if it be not checked will become the worst pest we ever had. The population of our Ilttle centre v is at a low ebb Just now. A number of people have shifted their quarters c to places nearer to Quesabeyan. A report has it that church ser- t vices are to be discontinued here. t There is no tennis club here now 1 so no matches are played on Sunday. t We often hear comments on what is considered cruelty to birds and ( animals; In fact to have a bird caged up is against the law. But what about the man who makes his living humping snakes about the country and, as we are told, allows the snakes to bite doves, which die in a few seconds as a result. Is this not cruelty to the poor birds? Why the 1 like is allowed to be carried on is what one wonders at. Owing to the constant eartage of frewood to the Duntroon College our road is very dusty and rough for trate. I think another tr...
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
RFIE HUOOTTING The shooting on the local range yesterday afternoon was the monthly match for the championship and annual aggregate prises. The range was 700 yards, 10 shots. The win ners of the usual cash prizes were E. G. Lewis and R. Fallick. Follow ing are the scores: .70yds rdp. T. . E.G.Lewis ... 37 . 3. 40. R. -Fanik... 3s 5 40 A. Fallick ..... 39 sc 39 H.C. Taylor ... 36 sc 36 J. Charlton .... 32 1 33 On Sunday morning the shooting was also for the championship and annual aggregate prizes, 10 shots at 700 yards. J. Callaghan and W. Blundell won the usual cash prises. Scores: 700yds Hdp. TI. J. Callaghan ... 37 6 4 W. Blundeil .. 30 10 40 G. V. Hately.. 38 e 38 - ates ...... 16 11 27` TE. lNamara .. 15 12 27 - E. Holloway .. . 17 6 23
NEVER NEGLECT BACKACHE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
NEVER NEGLECT BACKACHL Do not neglect the warning mas sage of the back that aches. Back ache is a sign that your kidneys are weak and not able to properly carry out their work of altering the blood Then look after your kidneys at the first sign of backache, for, if ne glected, serious troubles will follow -rheumatic pains, urinary disor ders, neuralgia, gravelstone. Take Doan's Backache Kidney Pills in time and relief is certain. Mrs. M. A. Grimths, Morrissett Street, Queanbeyan, says: "My son suffered tortures from backache and i kidney trouble, and at times he was so bad that he could scarcely get about. This ailment handicapped him a lot and when he stooped or moved quickly a pain used to dart through his kidneys, that nearly took his breath away. The trouble started through a strain. After a few doses of Doan's Backache Kid ney Pills, however, his back felt a little easier and two bottles efleted a complete cure. He has been qute right for some time now, so it " not slight tempo...
ENGLAND v. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
EGlJAND v. NEW SOUTH WALES. New South Wales made a grand effort to overhaul Egland's huge total of 626 runs, and failed only by seven runs. Andrews played a most brilliant innings scoring 224 runs. It is the highest score by an Australian against England. The match was drawn. Scores: ENGLAND. First Innings ............... s Second Inniangs. Sandham, c Morgan, b Hooker 104 Wrysall, b Scott .. . . .. 28 Woolley, e Collins, b Hooker .. 10 Gilligan, c Kippaz, b Puseh .. 14 Kilner, b Hooker .. .... ... 1. Tyldesley, b Hooker ...... .. . Chapman, c Morgan, b Punck.. 47 Freeman, c sand b Punch .... 4 Howell, not out . ......... 1 Sundries ............. 11 Eight for .... .. .. 29 NEW SOUTH WALES-1st Innings. Collins, c and b Freeman .. .. 173 Morgan, c Freeman, b Kiler. . 21 Andrews, b Kilner ...... .. 224 Kippax, run out ........... 41 Punch, b Kllnar .........., . 2 Kelleway, Hendren, b Freeman 38 Ratcliffe, c Gilligan, b. Freeman 4 Wells, e Whysall, b Kilner .... Hooker, c Freeman, b Kil...
Timing Battery Ignition [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Timing Battery Ignition Practically all ignition systems are now timed so that with the spark in retard position the spark occurs on upper dead centre. There are ex ceptions in which firing sometimes occurs in full retard as late as seven degrees after dead centre, or about one inch on the average flywheel; but we shall consider the typical motor. Here the igniter is generally so set that with the spark fully re tarded the contact points in the cir cuit breaker break when the mark "1:4" on the fly-wheel coincides with the pointer on the flywheel cover or with whatever similar in~dicating de vice may be employed. Correct tim ing is indicated by the circumstance that with the flywheel at centre and the spark fully retarded the ammeter hand will show discharge on a closed circuit system, but with the slightest advance of the spark lever will re turn to zero.. With the open-circuit system this test can not be used. Fresh designs in Birthday Cards from 9d each. Post Cards 3d each. A. M. ...
Hall [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Hall A very successful social was held in Kinleyside's hall in aid of Miss A. Cavanagh's candidature for the qusse ship of the Queanbeyan R. C. Bazaar. Miss Cavanagh is a universal favour ite in the district, and old s'ad yees turned up In form to assist her is gaining the crown, which she would wear with modesty and beauty Misses C. Moore and W. OBrien sacted as honorary secretaries, sad they are to be congratulated on the complete arrangements :and financial reslt. Mr. S. Ryan's orchestra supplied ex cellent music, which was greatly ap preciated. The proceeds amounted to £20. Hilda Susan Boyd, a pupil of the Hall Public School, was suesessful in winning a bursary. She contemplates taking it out in St. Joseph's High School, Yass. The young lady is to be congratulated on her success, and it is quite on the cards that this is but the beginning of a long list of future successes. The Hall Public School is maintaining its reputation for winning bursaries. The Advance Hall pad Distrist ...
CRICKET TUGGRANONG "A" v. MICHELAGO [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
TUGGRANONO "A" v. MICHULAGO The team aelected to represent Taggra? o 'A' in its match against Michelago on Sunday next is as fol lows: J. Balfour, J. T. Bdilatom, S. Gallagher, G. B. Lowery, J. McGee, F. McGee, J. J. Moore, E. J. Morri son (Royalla), M. Morrison, L. W. Ryan, with J. Morrison, sea., and R. Harris as emergencies. The game will, take place on Tug grano? ground and commences at 12 mooa.
MOTOR NOTES Wheels and Their Respective Advantages CHARACTERISTICS OF PRINCIPAL TYPES DISCUSSED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
MOTOR NOTES Wheels and Their Respective Advantages CHARACTERISTICS OF PRINCIPAL TYPES DISCUSSED. Whilst circumstances such as the Great War have produced weird con traptions which called themselves wheels, wherein springs and other shock-absorbing devices figured, so as to abolish the need for using a rubber tyre, the types in common use to-day are three in number-the Ar tillery, the Wire, and the Disc. - A motor car wheel must possess certain characteristics, and, above all, it must have great strength, reason able lightness,and, if possible, some degree of elasticity. For many years the wood artillery wheel held undisjuted sway, because of its simplicity and the experience which had been obtained in making such wheels for horsed vehicles. Hic kory and ash are the woods mostly used in the manufacture of such wheels. It will be noticed that many front wheels are 'dished' inwardly. This is 'because the wheels are "splayed"-that is, they are not par allel, but inclined towards-each ot...
Wethers from Michelago. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Wethers from Michelago. Pennings were small in the sheep section at Homebush last Monday. Only 6000 head were forward. Rates, however, as a result of the resent de aline in sheepskins were generally lower. On the hoof at the yards mutton' made 5d to 61d, and horsets and lambs. 7d to 85d per lb. Winchcombe Carson's clearances in eluded merino wetbers from Fairbairn and Stewart, Michelsgo, hbich made to 55/1. _' Goulburn A.LH. Band made an offer to play. for the two days at Braidwood Show at £40, and £74 if it played for both sheow and races. The Braidwood Turf Club proposes to join with the P. and A. Association there to engage the band. Yass Show takes place next Wednes day and Thursday. Yass Hospital Committee as its last ateeting received two doestions of £20 each for which the donors were elected life members. A Fitzroy eoOaeetiomier was ded4 £60 at the Melbourne Court yesterday for having sold a bottle of beer to a gir under 18 years of age, who was acting 0 a p6lige 6M.