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AVOID DUPLICATION BROADCASTING PROGRAMME [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
AVOID DUPLICATION BROADCASTING PROGRAMME The result of tlie recent co-operat ive arrangement between tlie Sydney broadcasting stations 2.F.C. and 2.B.L was tested by listeners last Saturday afternoon, when station 2 F. C. alone described the Canterbury Races, whil st 2 B. L. devoted its programme for the aEternoon to music and similiar items. .. Under the previous system, each station broadcast whatever it thought listeners were most interested .in, the result being that at the same time' similiar programmes—sporting results; perhaps possibly musical items—were being placed on the air by both stat ions at the same time. Now, liowever the arrangement has been made that there will be no duplication. On Saturday 2 F.C.- broadcast tho races from Canterbury, giving starts ers, riders, dividends, starting prices and a description of the race while 2 B. L. concentrated on pianoforte.items Romano's Dance Orchestra, a com* edian and an elocutionist until 4.45. when a complete resume of the a...
SLIM FIGURES? IS RADIO A HELP [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
SUM FIGURES'; 1 ' : ' ; IS RADIO A HELP The announcement of Lady Poyntoa in England that Australian •matrons retain their slimness of figure by ob serving a liquid day from time to time Is not admitted as truth by crowds of ladies who listen to the daily women's' session to the Sydney broadcasting station 2 B.L.. During the past year numerious tallcs have been given from the broadcasting stations advis ing listeners as to liow they can ob tain and maintain a good figure. "Mrs Jordan who has charge of the womens session has sent out no less than 11, | 000 diet charts which many women have been most "beneficial. That is as. may be. Lady Poynton's statement, however, provided theme for the top ical chorus with which station 2 B.L.' commences its programme every night and the following lines were duly chanted' from' the' broadcastin'gstat-' ion on tlie evening her announce ment was made: Our women, it ,seems, have a liquid, day whim, And drinlc only day liquids to keep themselves slim ....
RADIO IN THE HOME YOU HEAR IT ALL OVER THE AIR HINKLER ON RADIO HE SPEAKS ON THE AIR [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
HINKLER ON RADIO HE SPEAKS ON THE AIR The successful termination of the' great cross'the world flight of Bert Hinkler, -the Australian airman, has served to demonstrate again the value of view , as distinct from its uses for entertainment. The moment a telegram' reached the • capital • cities Announcing that Hinkler had been, sighted, approaching . Darwin, every broadcasting' station in Australia in terrupted its programme to inform listeners. The airmans adventures across the continent were broadcast' and when he arrived at Bundaberg. the Brisbane station 4 Q.G. described the whole scene from the field of ac tion. By a system of linking up with (lie broadcasting stations in Sydney and Melbourne 4 Q.G.' was enabled to pass on the tidings to listeners in other States who normally could not hear the Brisbane station. Thousands, of listeners the number may run into hundreds of thousands—must have heard the airman himself as he spoke a few words of aclcwledgement into the broadcasting m...
WOOL Demand for all De scriptions The Secretary Farmers and Graziers Co-op. Co. reports:— [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
WOOL Demand for all De scriptions The Secretary Farmers and Graziers Co-op. Co. reports:— ■ On the 1st , March we offered a cata logue of 6,057 bales .largely made up of spinners wool of excellent quality, staxile and condition, drawn princip ally. from the New England, .South (ern, and- Central Western Tablelands, and included a number of clips of superfine spinning quality particular ly from, the! New England and Yass districts. ■.■■■' Market conditions, were fully on a par with those prevailing at previous sales. ' . Competition ; keen' ami well sustained with values for\all de scriptions firm. The excited demand, for comeback, descriptions (an. out standing feature of late) it still in'cv j iderice. Values for such are undoubt edly at their best point since the sea son's operations commenced. These' wools are relatively dearer tliau mui uncommon experience in the case of inos at the present time, and it is no uncommon , experience in the case of clips which include both merinos ...
RADIO PROGRAMMES [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
RADIO PROGRAMMES The following arc the principal itoms of the programmes of the Syd ney Broadcasting stations for the en siling week:- / s' ; 2 F.C. (PARMER'S) 442 METRES Friday March 9; Jill Manners^ sop rano, 'J. 10. p.m. ' Saturday March 10'; Arrival of Bert JUnkler, at Mascot, Afternoon. Sunday Marelv 11; ^t. Andrew's' Cathedral (Humane Sunday) 11 a.m. Rand wick Band; Coogee Beach. Lil ■ ian Frost's organ rccital, (i.20 p.m. Pitt Street Congregational, 7 p.m. Monday: Mairch 12; Hinkler speaks from Iier Majesty's Theatre, 0.10 p.m. i ' Tuesday March 13; Tilton and West. (Joy Boys) 9.20. p.m. Wednesday March 14; Puccini's three new operas described with illus trations. 7.45. p.m. Thursday March 15; Crieg Concerto by studio Orchestra, S p.m. Friday ^March 10;. Prince Edwara: Theatre (Chang) S. p.m. Saturday March 17; Cherniavky Trio from Conservatorium Hall S p.wi, ■ Sunday March lS;St. Stephen's Presbyterian 11 a.m. Cherniavsky Trio 3.5. p.m. Lyceum Methodist 6.50.p.m. Raymond Ell...
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
CRICKET ■ / — ♦— Tho following team will represent West Wyalong against Buddigower, oil Sunday next for tlie Lampe Cup: W. Wells, J.' -Reams, J.- O'Brien;. T. Daly,-A. King, A. Andrew, L. Staple on, K. Emmett, V. Smith, L. Lamont, | R. Madden.
HANDSOME TROPHY [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
HANDSOME TROPHY i MivLes Batros, of >\Vest Wyalon?. has presented .aparticularly hnnil some trophy to the local senior icam.\ 1 which ^wiil be 'competeil'for during, tho apj-roaching season. Of solid silver,;football. design, th:: mascot is represented l>y a figure .with one foot on. a miniature football. -The trophy, now on view >.n the'.show win. Oow of Mr. Batros, ■ S'.rotk. it) wot only unique in desigr, but is gen erally admitted to be one. of the mosc valuable and handsome trophies seen in'the country. The members of the senior club fully appreciate the action of Mr. Bat ros in donating such a fine trophy.
STREET CLOSING Chamber of Commerce Objects Reasons Submitted [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
STREET CLOSING Chamber of Commerce Objects Reasons Submitted At; the Chamber of Commerce meet ing on Wednesday Alt'. J. Prank (Secretary) referred to the sugges tion or the Bland Shire Council to close Water Street against traffic. He said that in times gone by Water St. was a water reserve and for some reason or other had been dedicated a street, which in time of abnormal rain was converted into a strong stream. The Council, from time to time, were perturbed owing to the inconvenience the Hood waters had occasioned pedes trians ,and at its last meeting it was mentioned .that it was proposed to erect a culvert, 2ft high, across Main Street 'and . block Water Street: to such an extent that that thoroughfare would be closed to all traffic .and the ground raised near the old hotel. The Main Roads Board had insisted upon open culverts and the latter 'with the Shire Council had agreed to an ex penditure of i£1000 ito £1100 in that locality. If Water Street was block ed from traffic it wo...
HOLDER FOR SPARE LAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
HOLDER FOR SPARE LAMPS. ^ Spare .-.lamps can^be carried, con* venieritly and without risk; of i break-; ing them in the tin can holder de scribed. A small: can-.of.the1 kind used for the soft gritty soap used by me-, chanics, or -of .similiar size, ;is.;perfor-j ated with a number of holes, just large enough to , r£cei,ve the' base of ! a lamp. Two small slots are cut on I opposite sides- of • each -hole-to permit ' the pins on the bases to go through, i The j lamps are. .pushed £through - the holes from the inside, and then given a quarter turn, so that the ^ pins pre vent them from coming out. A rub ber band cut from an old.inner tube is stretched . around ,the outside, to, hold all the lamps more securely. So sup ported the bulbs will not touch each other, and are practically safe from breakage, no .matter, how rough tie rough .the roads may be. I
ASSEMBLING SPRINGS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
ASSEMBLING SPRINGS I .In the manufacture of leaf springs J jtheo shorter .the leaf the,.greater the camber it Is given. This, is so that the. short leaves which are the strong est,, have ,to do the heaviest duty.in that, they already, under stress .before' any /wejight.is ,pu^ on the ..spring. In assembling the spring it is difficult to get the centre,of. the .leaves , toget-' her. if the leaves are laid' one on top pf another. , Put the tie boUin with' the leaves turned in different direc tions,, and..then .tap.them round into, position , one. at . a; time; ■with a ham"-; mer. :
INBUILT VALVES [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
INBUILT VALVES . The construction-and long' life of the Overland Whippet are. responsible: for-the very low. depreciation and! the': correspondingly high re-sale r value .that this ear commands. • Used cars are sold on the 'basis of the unused service still left whou' the original owner disposes of his car, and there are more years of ser vice .more' tens of thousands- of miles of travel built into the. Whippet1 tharf I any other light car on the market.; "Its style and appearance will-appeal for years to come. : Perhaps; the most- particular'buj er is the one who commands to know ">vhat, comes, after .the purchase: price'! To the: purchaser who wants economy in operating and' up-lteep costs, the. Whippet offers him the biggest value for his money. ..Thirty* five .miles ■ on' an'Imperial gallon of petrol, a thou sand or more miles on-a >gallon -of' oil, tremendous mileage on a sicgle set of. tyros are actual . accomplish ments in thriftiness' for the . Whippet owner. Accessibi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
In Movieland ABOUT TRAINING DOGS. According to Leo Duncan, owner anil educator o£ Rin-Tin-Tin, 0110 should be exceedingly careful how lie speaks to liis clog, or o£ his dog, in the presence of others, lie may not think that the dog understands. Ho doesn't understand the literal meaning o£ the words, except, per-1 Imps, his own name, but lie does, in terpret tli,e tone oC the voice even more than do'human'beings. While the tone of tlic'voice meai's a great) deal in ..human conversation, it j means much more to the dog. 1 Mr. Duncan illustrated this with Rin-Tin-Tin during the Aiming o£ Warner Brothers' production of "Tracked by the Police" for the edi-| fication of Ray Enriglit, his. new director. Using just one word, but differently accented and with vary-1 ing shadings of voice, Duncan pro duced many reactions in Rinty. | Thus, he reasons, if one speaks care lessly to his dog, depending on the meaning of the words instead of the'inflection to convey liis mean ing, they may have an ...
FOR THE QUIET HOUR Persistence [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
FOR THE QUIET HOUR Persistence (By "Gleaner.") Tlje^namp'of Bert 'Hinkler, the in *lepi(1 airni,an wlio. recently fleW alone fiojnEriglaful; to Australia, will for ever bo associated with the names of . the great.' men who by pluck and perseverance attained undying fame , That lie is brimful of pluck ho lias demonstrated on more occasions than one. Inj 1920 he set ;dut in a Baby Avro from the Avro works at South ampton and arived at Turin in M lours; the first time the journey had 011 done in a single day; When it is remembered that in that journey it ua snecessaiy to cross the Alps, the undertaking and the achievement are the moie meritorious ,?°?sibly Hinkler considered that' if Hannibal could cross the Alps with ,lis ,leSions anil elephants, it could be , done by a flying man; When setting out 111 such a small ma'cliino he knew he could not carry more petrol; than (that, needed for the journey. To his (ellow aviators lie said when starting: "When I get there, there will only i be...
RECENT DEPUTATION Minister's Reply [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
RECENT DEPUTA TION ■ Minister's Reply The Hon. E. A. Buttensliaw, M.Ii.A., has forwarded tlieh following letter to Mr. V. L. Connellan (Chairman of .a deputation which recently. waitedi upon the Minister at West Wyalong: —"With reference to your personal re presentations, regarding a deputation which waited, upon you at'West Wya long, ■ • from , settlers on the - VNew Area," I wish. to say that I will give early consideration to the request put' forward, and will write you again on the subject as soon as possible."— Yours faithfully, ■ H. V. THORBY, Minister for -Agriculture.
P. AND C. ASSN. Monthly Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 9 March 1928
1>. AND C. 'ASSN. ! Monthly Meeting; At the West Wyalong Parents and Citizens Association on Monday even ing the followingwere present: Messrs. H. Frnser .(President) W. A. Buttensliaw,'J. Frank, W. Turner, Mrs I ■ Tait and Harold ITelyar Secretary. 'The action of the President and Vice Presidents in purchasing 00 books at Xmas time for the school children was endorsed. . . The action of the President in sees uring a car for tlie conveyance of the. Minister for Education to West Wyalong and Wyalong public schools during his visit' to the town was also endorsed. Accounts, totalling £2/5/, were pass ed for payment subject to same being found inorder. The President reported that Mr S. R. Marshman had donated the sum of £1/1 to tlie Association, which entitled! him to be added to the list of life mem bers. A motion to this effect was moved by Mr. 'Buttensliaw, seconded by,Mrs Tait and carried. It was agreed, on the motion of Messrs. Prank and Helyar, that tlia President and Mr. Butte...