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STEEL CONSTRUCTION In Cars and Aeroplanes [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
STEEL CONSTRUC TION In Cars and Aeroplanes .'.Aircraft'engineers have taken a les son from car manufacturers, anil are rapidly adopting steel construction— according to papers read before the annual aeronautic meeting, of the Soc iety of Automotive Engineers ,in New York. "Metal construction tvlll ■ supplant wood ; in aeroplanes. because of its greater iiexiblity, more biandanlified strength and its:1 psychological apimal to passengers,V declared tho . .engi neers. It was pointed out by Pro fessor C. H. Chatfield, of the Massa chu'setts ■ Institute of Technology, that the monopl.ine is better- adapted to metal construction than the biplane, ■ and for that reason' would probably become the more popular type of air craft. ' ;Steel is now widely used in the [ manufacture of car bodies. It has I proved stronger, safer, , and is less ' 1 inclined to rattle. The first quantity-builder of qualty ; automobiles to' use steel was Stude- : baker. In steel construction the body : [ frame is wel...
MOSQUITO BITE Can Cure Paralysis [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
MOSQUITO BITE Can Cure Paralysis *»fr .. . * ■ The mosquito is a very unpopular Insect. On steamy' summer nights, when there's not a breath o£ wind anil cannot be wooed, ho is-cursed, Killed, and it he were big enought, he would probablyl be kicked. With the bite he has and tho germs he spreads is it any wonder? But wait the mosquito is misjudged ITe has his uses. Medical experi mentalists have, discovered that the little chap with the buzz and the sting is quitey.valuable in the cure of gen eral paralyisis. ■:■ '•Dr. E. W.Scripture has discovered that the germ producing general par alyisis and the germ producing mal aria aie deadly enemies. They hate each other like poison. So the Minister of Health and a band o£ . doctors have evolved a scheme of treatment. The paralytic patient to be tiealed is placed in a gauze netting, only his head being outside. Then a team of mosquitoes perhaps a thousand strong, is let loose inside tho netting. Like a pack of Iiun ' gry dingoes, they tackle...
MUSICAL BOX Won by Mr. P. King [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
MUSICAL BOX Won by Mr. P. King ; Miss Dorothy Lee, of the Post Office Hotel; West Wyalong, raised £6/G/ in cq^inectiori with the guessing competi tion'for' the musical cigarette box pre sented'by the. Limbless Soldiers' Pro vident Fund Committee in aid of the loc'al fund., At her own expense Miss Lee kindly filled the musical box with cigarettes, ' The winner of the box was Mr. Phil .King, of West Wyalong.
LAUNCH BURNT Occupants' Narrow Escape (By WIRE) Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
LAUNCH''BBRNT Occupants' Narrow Escape (By, WJRE)., Sydney, Friday.;, A small, ipptpr, launqlv containing ' two Itaji^ns. caugjit fire., iq.i, Sydney. Harbor iast night, when tljg/ en^inp, back-fired. . . . .. The crait was burend to, the waters. '&lt;edge. .. . . .. |: Tie,occupants escapecLln a dingjis., ! and' were rescued by a.1 Manly -ferry boat.. i Both-, men were badly burned.
FARMERS & SETTLERS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
'FARMERS & SET TLERS ■ The annual meeting of tlie Wyalong District Council ot the Farmers and Settlers Association. will be held at,, the. Memorial Hall, West Wyalong, on Thursday, 29th March. On Saturday, 17tli March, the an nual meeting of the Wyalong District, .Branch will be held at the Memorial .Hull. • Members are urged to attend both theso meetings, as officers are to be, elected and much, important _ business discussed.
Crime in Chicago 100,000 CITIZENS PRAY Gunmen Still Active (BY WIRE) Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
100,000 CITIZENS PRAY Gunmen Still Active (BY WIRE) * r Sydney, Friday. A cable, from^Chiqago states. that, .despite .the^fai^^haii-lOOtOOO . citizens; gathered on Wednesday night, at spec ial Church..services, dedicated to pray er that this city "may be purged ofY vice and. corruption", gunmen, are continuing their warfare; Three armed. mi(en with revolvers and a machine gun fatally -w.oundecl Jack. McGurn and- Chief- Lieutenant Scarify. ; The killers.escaped; i ■ : ; ' ■ .
FLIES AND MOS QUITOS Treatment for Stock [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
FLIfiS AND MOS QIJITOS Treatment for Stock Stock and animals of all descrip tions . liavo, for the past week or so been tortured by an epidemic of flies in i the da'ytirao and mosquitos . at night. i.Working horses have been prostrat ed, whilst' other animals on the farm have suffered, severely, having been bitten until their legs are swollen and they -become almost powerless to re sist'the. onslaught of these savage in sects.. In! two cases that we know of, the following treatment has proved . quite successful when every other known ;method proved futile, and we have been asked to publish this, being, assured that it will - prove a boon to owners and stock alike:— . f j Smear the animal with the used oil frofn jljhe.crank-case of motor cars or tractors. Ordinary clean oil is ;not ,.effective—it-must be carbonised . by use in the car or tractor. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
State Wide Appeal FOR LIMBLESS SOLDIERS We the undersigned holders 01 tlu Victoria Cross being members of thi* .Limbless' ioldiers Aquatic Club ami Provident Fund Appeal Committee n-ak» this State wide appeai for our less fortun ate mates. His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorl has granted his distinguished patronage and the object of the appeal is to raise thi sum of £5'J,000 for the purp.:se of provid ing private Swimming Baths and Club House on Sydney Harbour, and a Providenl Fund for the Limbless' Soldiers in their years to come. fen thousand pounds are already in hand, and out of this money the sum of £6,500 has already been paid for the site on the harbour. The financial side of the ;ippeal is in the hands of well-known City business men, which is sufficient guarantee that all the important matters in connection with finance are very carefully guarded. Everybody in New South Wales ir. ' sympathy with this splendid appeal is invited to assist with card parties, dan es, and other e...
AREA COMMISSIONER District Residents Disappointed [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
AREA COMMIS SIONER District Residents Dis appointed A Caroon correspondent writes:— "Mr. Reid, the Area Commissioner, wrote Mr. Amos (Resident Engineer) on the Ungarie-Naradhan line on Ibtb February, asking him to inform all he- could that he (Mr Reid) would, travel to Lake Cargelligo on Tuesday, 28th February, and would leave the Lake on'29 th February at 6.30 a.m.' by car and travei the new line. Mr;: Reid failed to attend, and fully 75 people turned up along the line to be" disappointed after waiting all day. ■ "In his letter, Mr. Reid stated that he did not know the address o£ any of the Asociations concerned, but surely he knew the "Advocate's" ad dress, and could let us know per med ium of that paper that he was com ing. Also when he was not coming, he'could have shown us the courtesy of advice to that effect."
RIO THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
RIO THEATRE Special selected programmes are booked for the above Theatre for to morrow night and next Monday. "Tha Ten Modern Commandments" which is listed,.for to-morrow (Saturday) might, feature the beautiful Esther Ralston, and will provide a high-class: '.entertainment.; What are The Ten ^Modern Commandments "What are the linvs of the youth to-day? Caring seemingly only for. pleasure, what, happens when they are confronted by the realities of life?. &lt; Lonesome Ladies, the second photo play for'to-morrow night, features the renowned artists, Lewis Stono and Anna Q. Nilson, and is such a subtle comedy that it will please the most fastidious; A comedy drama of domestic life will cause not only young lovers hut,married folk to hold hands •with delight while they see it. ' Oil Monday next one of the most) fascinating comedies of the season, "Meetthe Prince",- will be screened. Aromantic comedy of royalty, gallant men, some women and a most amus ing dog. "California or Bush...
LIMBLESS SOLDIERS' PROVIDENT FUND Donation of Soft Drinks [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
dLIMBLESS SOLDIERS' PROVIDENT FUND Donation of Soft Drinks j I ' » , -The best thanks of. tlie local com mittee are accorded to the firm of bharpley "and Ausburn, cordial manu facturers, West Wyalong, for the gen erous . donation of soft drinks on 3rd March :to augment the funds of the Limbless Soldiers' Provident Fund appeal. Thip firm has always been to the fore in . assisting various charit able and patriotic functions in the town and district. As a result of the support given the fund benefited ma terially.
FOR CHARITY Popular Car Competition Raises Over £2,000 [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
FDR CHARITY Popular ' Car Competi tion iRaises Over £2,000 •U I i;j )On(e ,of the most interesting charit able efforts ;by the motor trade, lias ! just come to a- close in Sydney. Known as the most popular cap competition: its objectvie was to raise funds for^thja. Sunshine Club, a body formed- to help the slutni children. V. • ' /Over: eight of the leading makes of coare"! competed. First one and then an otherj car ljield the lead and the result was in idoubt until the final stages or. the counting. (of the poll on Monday. •It~was then that Sludebalcer establish ed a commanding lead, eventually wining'by^l.OOO^votes from Buick, its' nearest rival. , ; io Over half a million votes were cast, •which represent over £2,000 for tha Sunshine Club. The money will go to } wards the erection of a. clubhouse at Warrawee.