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ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIRT! OF N.S.W. The Secretary of the Royal Agri cultural Society states that entries for the forthcoming Royal Easter Show are coming in very well. Early entries that have already closed are wheat, export butter and cheese. The entries received in these sections compare very favorably with other years, and in wheat a number of new exhibitors have entered so that com petition should be very keen. The first of the principal sections to close is the horse section. Entries for this section, other than trotting contests, close on 7th March. En tries for trotting events will be re ceived up to 5 p.m. on Monday, 30th March. Cattle and pig entries close on 9th March, poultry comes next on 10th of March, followed by pigeons and cage birds on 11th March and dogs on 12th, while agriculture (1n cluding fruit, apiculture and cook ery) and dairy produce entries close on March 13th. From enquiries received for schedules and entry forms the man agement feels configent that entr...
APPEAL FOR N.S.W. CONSUMPTIVE VILLAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
APPEAL FOR N.S.W. CONSUMIP. TIVE VILLAGE. £50,000 is wanted to build a heal thy village settlement for the con snmptives ln N.S.W. Three theousand Astralians died of eossmumption last year. Statistics show that the scourge is responsible for nine deaths every day. The Help for Consumptives Appeal Committee in a short while will reach every part of the State. Mr. George H. Wheeler, of 4 Bridge Street, Syd ney, is the secretary. Among those on the Committee are, Sir Joynton Smith, Sir Joseph Carruthers, Sir Owen Cox, Mr. Jus tice Ferguson, Mr. G. F. Earp, M.L.C. the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Mr. E. Farrar, M.L.C., Lady Maitland and Dr. Arthur, M.L.A. Help and co-operation are wanted. Whenever a big appeal has been made KNS.W. has responded. The heart of the people is big. MODEL SETTLEMENT. It is proposed to establish the set tlement on the lines adopted at Pap worth, England, where for eight years the ravages of consumption have been fought. Of 200 families residing there only one...
Tuggranong B v Queanbeyan Railway [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Tuggrauong B v Queanbeyan Railway On the Tuggranong oval on" Sun day last the Tuggranong team scored a win over the Queanbeyan Railway by 19 runs on the first innings. The scores are: - Tuggranong B--First Innings Maclean, b 'Marsh ....... 0 J. Morrison, jun., b.Davis .. .. 17 McCallum, c Marsh, b Davis . .... 25 .S; "Gallagher, b Davis .. ..... 0 Lowery, b Martin ........ 1 F. McGee, st. Meaney, b Davis 4 J. McGee, b Hobson .. .. . . 55 Ryan, c and b Kearney .... ..22 Balfour, b Kearney . ........ 2 P. Gallagher, b Kearney .... .. 0 Heaton, not out ..... .. .. 2 Hardy, b Kearney ....... .... 2 Sundries .. .. ...... 7 Totta .......... 141' Bowling: Marsh, 1 for 16; McJan nett, 0 or 28; Davis, 4 for 39; Mar tin, 1 fct 21; Kearney, 4 for 26; Hob son, 1 4. Second Innings. Heaton, not out.. ...... 37 P. G a her, c and b Marsh .. 11 Hard Kearney ..... .... 12 Ryan, Marsh, 'b McJannett .. 9 Sundries .. .. ...... . 4 Three wickets for .. 73 (Innings closed.) Bowling: Marsh, 1 for 10; Davis...
Cricket WESTRIDGE v. DUNTROON CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Crncket WESTRIDGE v. DUNTROON CADETS. Although there were no-cricket fixtures listed for Saturday, 21st inst. Westridge and the Cadets played on the Duntroon Oval. The match, which was to have been played on 7th March was brought :on earlier owing to Westridge being unable to get a team together for the date fixed by the Association. After a close game the visitors ran out win ners by 27 runs. For the Cadets, Geddes (42) was the chief scorer, and for Westridge, Doug. Vest 40, R. Sheppeard 40, and L. Colquhoun 34, batted well. With the ball ,Geddes was again in evidence, taking seven wickets. for 56, while for the winners O. Rumph, 5 for 21, did best. The scores are: CADETS.. Geddes (capt.), c Sheppeard, b Rumph ... ........ 42 Walters, b Quigg . ... .. 0. Jenkins,-c Coloquhoun, b Quigg 15 Cardale, c Bethel, b Vest. ...: 11 Scutts, lbw, b Coloquhoun .. . 18 Runciman, run out ... ... .. 2 Tansing, stp Sheppeard, b Rumph 0 Chauvel, c Quigg, b Rumph ....: 1 Serisier, c Maxwell, b Rumph....
YASS UNITEDS v. CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
S YASS UNITEDS v. CANBERRA. Yass Uniteds met Canberra on the Yass Showground on Sunday. The. game was remarkable for big scores (says the "Courier"), Pratten . for Yass and Esmond for Canberra mak `ing.centuries. The totals go near a local record. The game was drawn, : being unfinished when time was call ed. Scores: YASS UNITEDS. H.. Bridge, run out .. /... ..30 Pratten, retired.. ........ 106 W.,Shumack, c Lee, b Cox ;,. 0 O E? . Bucknell, st. Lee, b Cox .. 0..?O J. Bucknell, c Esmond, b Bolton 69 Grace, retired .. .........42 Prott, st. Lee, b Bolton .. . .., 0 Dean, retired .. .. .....:.. 23 Irwin, not out .... .....* .,9 Walker, b Bolton .. .0. .. . Paterson, b Maloney . .. .... . 2 Total. ...'. '..... 327 CANBERRA. Esmond, not out .... . .. .: .. 101' Greville, l.b.w., b E. Bucknell . 10 Maloney, run out .. ..: .. .. Burns, b Grace .. . ... . 0 Read, not out ... . . . .. 22 Three wickets for .... 145
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
r ' '-" i . .k T` S ADIes' TAILORING. A Tailor-made is usually expected to wear well and retain its shape until worn ouL STerefore to secure quality and ENDURING style and fit have your Costume made by us. Extreme care is give. to the correct padding i of the Shoulders, Lapels, and Collars. cAIll handwork is done as though you personally overlooked each stitck, and the Fabrics and ' Cut conform to Fashion's'latest dictates. Various mart materials to chew. from. LET US TAILOR YOUR NEXT COSTUMEI J.W. 'BURN SThe Leading Tailor QUEAN'BEYAN Build with Bowral Bricks And Give Your Town a Modern Appearance These Bricks are the Same grade and QMuality as are used in the Metropolitan Area The slight extra cost through trainage is bal anced by the Saving in'Building with these HIGH GRADE BRICKS, Uniform in. Size and. Colour Immediate Delivery F. BAKER & SONS, Tel. 245 BRICK WORKS, BOWRAL THE ROADS OF NEW SOUTHI WALES impose the greatest possible test on a motor car They Demand Economy,...
Contact Breaker Points How to Dress and Adjust Them. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Contact Breaker Points How to Dress and Adjust Them. When defective ignition is trace able to the pitting or wear of the points, 'the latter must .receive at tention. This requires some delicacy, of treatment, for the points ire not the most rugged parts of a car's anat omy. Remove them carefully and dress them with a- very fine file, or, better, on an oil stone, exercising the utmost vigilance to keep the points absolutely fiat. Carelessness in do ing this work will.. result in round ing of the points (filing is not, though it may appear so to the unin itiated, a simple operation), and rounded points are little better than pitted ones. They restrict the flow of the primary current and so reduce the efficiency of induction, delivering a thin spark of low intensity at the spark plugs. Now reinstall the breaker points, taking care that they are the distance apart that is indicated on the gauge furnished with the car. If no gauge is available it is general practice to set them .006 inc...
SEWER RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
EWER IRUGBY FOOTBALL LOLUB. S l~h annual meeting of the above clU6 was held last Friday night in the "Westridge Hall. There was a splendid attendance of members and intending members. Mr. W. Murphy was re-elected President and Mr. F. McKay Secretary. The past season Sniiphed up very successfully, as after ayiing out over £60 to players in jured in the game, and meeting all responsibilities of the Club, procur ni~tamedals and other presentations, thee- remained a credit balance of I216/-, which speaks well for the itwA saucess of the Club.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
,'THE LAND AGENTS, QUEANBEYAN Wish to announce that they are able to supply NOMI. : mIERS with the Best Building Sites in Queanbeyan, on the Easiest Terms. :They have Shops in Monaro Street, :Alletments in Crawford Street and in all priacipal Estates, vis., Killard, Karabar, Langdene, Moriarty, Railway Heights, Canberra Freeholds, Hayes No. 2, etc. They also offer New Cottages for Sale, either for Cash or Terms, In the best localities, at £550, £560, 5l75, up to £800. The firm will be glad to meet you sad give you every information. HARRIS & CO. * The Z.Laid. .A antm QUEANBEYAN. -W. B. BROADBENT Stock, Station & General Commission Agent Queanbeyan 'Phone 20 AGENCIES: ESSEX AND HUDSON MOTOR CARS Cooper's Sheep Dip, Cooper Engineering Co. Ltd. Prophylatic Lick, London and Lancashire Insurance -Co. Ltd., Dangar, Gedye &-Co. Ltd. (Machinery and Station Supplies) H. . Y. DA-NE SOLICITOR, (Succeseor to Arthur Mead) MONARO4iTREET, QUEANBETAN Visits Bungendore fourth...
Queanbeyan - Canberra Advocate. Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1925 Australia's Great Loss 112,677 CHILDREN DIE IN TEN YEARS. "WOEFUL IGNORANCE," SAYS A DOCTOR. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Qreaibeyan. ea berra Jiidocatit. aeopor.at.g the ";Qaeaabeyaa Leader." THURsDAY, FEBRUARY 2m, 19i5 Australia's Great Loss 112,677 CHILDREN DIE IN TEN YEARS. "WOEFUL IGNORANCE," SAYS A DOCTOR. MELBOURNE, Thursday. Dr. Sprlngthorpe, President of the :-Health Association for Women and Children in Victoria, told a female health commission _ yesterday that from 1912 to 1922 Australia lost by death 112,677 children under the age of five years, more than the total of Australian soldiers killed in the Great War. Re said that among Australian people as a whole there was woeful ignorance of rev- fuadaental health laws.
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1925. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
OCURCH NICcFS SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 19t5. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queabea, 8 &m. H.C., 11 a.m., b.C., sad 7.30 p.m. RUV. 3. J. WiST. St. JoMa's, C.am?rra, 11 a.m. H.C. Powr Hous, 7.30 a.m. H.C. R.M.C., 10 a.m. Suttos, 3. p.m. Guadr oo, 7.30 p.m. uff. .. G. WARD.
Canberra Races. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Canlmr Rac. Jadging by the good nomioastios received for the three prinaipal raves to be run at Canberra A.R C. meeting on Saturday the 8rst registered rams a the Capital City. is assured of sue eass. The handicapper, Mr. E. 8. GaJifths s allotted the weights as follows : - OPENING HANDICAP, furlongs. st. lbs. Plait Bill .......... 1. 0 Jack Stitch ........ . 9 Peach Pie ...... .... Some Stitch ....... .. 1 Burrl King .... .. .. 9 0 Cool Ray . .... ... 13 Wheatfeld . ........ .. 12 Ambosia ........ ... . 11 Keabar........ . -... 13 Glnger Willie ..... .. 8 13 Wiandlark .......... 11 Lady Humphres .... 8 . Master Chat.. .. ....S I. CANBERRA HANDICAP, 7 tfurlongs. st. the Plait Bill ........ 10 1 Jack Stitch . .. . .. .9 S Peach Pie . ....... . :: Some Stitch .. ... .. . 13 Wheatfeld ...... ..... 1 Cool Ray ...... .. 11 Ginger Willie . ..... 12 Jim Marsh .. ...... 10 - Grand Malt .. .. .. .. 85 Doubtful ........ . S Master Chat.. . ..... . 2 DUNTROON FLYING HANDICAP, 4 turlong..-· . -...
Rabbit Skin Prices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 February 1925
Rabbit Skin Pnces Wihcbeombe, Carson Ltd. report : Supplies of rabbit skins at Wednes day's Sydney sales totalled 47 tons. Values for racks and autumns rose ' d to Id per lb but other grades were, on the average Sod to Id lower. Incom ings made to 55d, petty to 56%d, aut umnas to 53d. racks 46d to 48%d. does 361 to 37%d, and others from 28d up. Medium to good bareskins realised from 3/3 to 689 per dozen.