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Sutton. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
Sutton. -4---e~ (prom our Correspondent.) On Wednesday, the 11th inst., Mr. Theo. Cooper, of Queanbeyan, came to Sutton and gave the residents quite ,treat with his wireless As this was the first time anything like this has been brought to Sutton, all who went to hear it quite enjoyed the day oid night. Mr. Cooper left nothing"un done to make the demonstration the success it undoubtedly was, and every thing could be heard quite distinctly. It was quite a novelty to all who never heard wireless before. Mr. Cooper also brought his Beale Player Piano, a very fine instrument, and gave numerous selections on it which were greatly appreciated by all lovers of good music. From about 2 o'clock in the day till ofter ten at night the hall was nearly full and all enjoyed the performance. A collection in aid of the Queanbeyan Hospital was all Mr. Cooper asked for his trouble and be. tween three and four pounds were col leeted. After it was all over, Mr. Jame Dickson thanked Mr. Cooper or nice t...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 1925. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
CHURCH NOT1CES SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 1925. CHURCH O ENGLAND. Burra, 11 a.m. H.C. Quaenberan, 8 a.m. H.C., 11 a.a., and 7.30 p.m. BRV. &. J. WUIT. Ca berM Prish. Acton, 8.30 a.m. H.C. R.M.C.. 10 a.m. St. John the Baptist's, Caunrr, 11 a.m. Power House, 3 p.m. Mologlo Settlemeat, 7.30 p.m. REV .. G. WARD.
DUNTROON v. HALL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
DUNTROON v. HALL Hall cricketers journeyed to Dun troon on Saturday last and defeated that team by 68 runs. Hall were with out the services of Jack Tickner and it seemed as though they would be defeated. Duntreon batted first and could only put together 64 runs. W. Tickner 6 for 26 and Athol K iby 4 for 27 were the trunklers.. Hall then wen to the wickets. A Bolton 31, Southwell 24 and Athol Kilby 1,one best with the bat.
CRICKET CANBERRA v WESTRIDGE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
CANBERRA v WESTRIDGZ Wesaridge met Canberra on Satur day last on the former baem's oval and after one of the meet ezeitiri atebhes of the year the bore team won by the small margin of 2 runs With 3 wiekets in band and only .21 rues needed for victory, Canberra looked sure winners but the traundling of O. Rumph (7 for 46) proved too much for the Canberra tail-enders. Following are the scores: WESTRIDGl J. Ware, b Mongen ... ... ... 14 D. Vest, a O'Neill, b Sbhoobert ... 5 R. Sheppeard, b Shobrt.. ... 5 0. Rumph, .b w . b A. Nish ... 17 J Colquboun, I b.w., b R Nish ... 13 E. Corey, c Douglas, b R. Nish 11 L. Cnlquhoun. c Orr, h Rr Nish ... 12 P Maxwell, b Shoobert ... ... 9 R Vest, e Douglas, b Mongen ... 2 L. Bethell, not out ... ... ... O J. Lea, b Shoobert ... ... 0 Sundries ... . ... Total ... ... ... 96 Bowling :-O'Neill 0/28, - bonbert 4/34, A. Nish 1/3, R. Nish 3/25, Mon gea 2/1. CANBERRA W. Gilehrist. I b. w Colquhbo ... 11 F. Shoobert. c Bethell, b Rumpbh ... 12 A. Nish. c D...
Rising Wool Market [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
Rising Wool Market Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report: The animated competition and im proved values ruling at our Sydney wool sale on Monday are evidenced by the fact that we sold 93 oer cent., of the large lots we offered qt auc tion. France proved a most vigorous bidder and Germany, Belgium, and Italy were also decidedly active. Japan competed briskly. Yorkshire was also well in evidence and Ame ridan demand was experienced on any offerings suited to that quarter. Fine merino fleece wool and skirt ings attracted specially keen bids. At clo3sing sales last week the broader merinos were irregular in value. But that hesitancy completely disap peared. Prices for all classes of fleece and skirtings, including come backs and crossbrbds, showed a ris ing tendency. For two and a half months the market has constantly shown irregularity. We hope that the firmer tone experienced will prove the forerunner of more consistently sustained rates. Our catalogue included a good average selection of wo...
Queanbeyan - Canberra Advocate. Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1925. LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
uteanbeyan. easIerra JIduocatc. Iae ?porpoatng the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1925. LOCAL AND GENERAL Entries for the Cooma P. and A. Show close next Saturday, 21st. Two men at Araluen were fined 10/- and 8/- costs each for smoking in a public hall. Police Magistrate Cleeve has been promoted to Cootamundra. He pre sided at Queanbeyan for the last time on Tuesday. His departure will be regretted, as he was always very fair to all parties having business at the Court. Triumph Pictures TO-NIGHT:--. "Romance Ranch," 5000 feet (John Gilbert); "Riders Up," 6000 feet (Creighton Hale); "Where There's -a Will, Sunshine comedy;. "That Ori ental Game," Century comedy. Just opened, Knitted Woollen Jumper Suits and Costumes. Lay-by mecepted. Miss Melntyre, Crawford The team of Queanbeyan cricketers which went to Braidwood on Sunday were defeated by 116 runs onthefirst innings. Their total was 75 against Braidwood's 191. B. Lupton 15 and S. Aldridge 18 were .Queanbeyan's principal s...
Booroomba—A Noted Estate [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
Booroomba--A Noted Estate In submitting Booroomba station, Queanbeyan, for sale by tender in order to flnalise the estate of the late Mr. C. H. McKeahnie, one of the most noted Southern pastoral pro perties is made available for pros pective purchasers. The property. has for long enjoyed an unrivalled reputation as a high-class fattening area and as good wool-growing coun try. Booroomba is being offered as a whole or in eight blocks ranging from 550 to 4000 acres. In excellent order at present, the greater part of Booroomba is netted and free from rabbits. Its freedom in that respect is an advantage which renders the Estate particularly attractive. Its handiness to market is also a strong feature. An advertisement in this issue gives particulars of the pro perty. Further details and plans can be obtained by applying to Woodgers and Calthorpe, Queanbeyan, or to Wlnchcombe, Carson Ltd., Sydney, agents in conjunction.
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
TENNIS On Saturday last a team represent ing the Queanbeyan Tennis Club met and defeated a strong team from Illalong in a match for the Triggs Bowl. The weather was ideal and some very exciting tennis was wit nessed. Scores: Affleck and Crowe (Q.) v. C. and C. G. Grogan (I.), 5-6,.6-6, 3-6. Affleck and Crowe v. W. Gregan and McGrath, 6-1, 6-2, Affleck and Crowe V. Duffy and McFeeters, 6-4, 6-1. Cook and Findlay (Q.) v. Dafty and McFeeters, 6-1, 6-1. Cook and Findlay v. W. Grogan and McGrath, 6-1, 6-3, Cook and Findlay v. Grogan Bros. 6-2, 6-2. Skinner and Keys v. Grogan Bros., 0-6, 1-6. Skinner and Keys v. W. tGogan and McGrath, 2-6, 5-6. + Skinner and Keys v. Duffy and McPeeters, 3-6, 5-6. Queanbeyan, 5 rubbers, 11 sets 90 games. Illalong, 4 rubbers, 8 sets f1 games.
SANDER'S EUCALYPTI EXTRACT [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
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(Published by arrangement.) "Graft" and Other Evils [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
(PbMshed by arragemeat.) "Graft" and Other Evils Resolutions charging police graft in the enforcement of the Prohibition law and rottenness in the Police Depart, mest were introduced at a recent meet. ing of the Board of Aldermen, reports the New York" World." "Everybody knows," declared Alderman E. J. Sullivan, "that there are millions of dollars paid in graft in connection with the Prohibition Act. We cannot fool ourselves. We know that policemen on enforcement duty are taking money and that they are tarmed to the rottenest work imagln. able." Simultaneously with the above, there was featured in the New York "Times" another unpleasant feature of the operations of the swarms of " crooks " who hbae sprung to life since Prohibi. tion became law. This is how the "Times " puts it: " Ameriea is flooded with obsene books and pictures, and New York is the centre of the traffic, Supreme Court Justies John Ford told the members of the Deems Literary So eiety of Staten Island at a meeting in...
Breaches of Motor Traffic Act WOULD-BE RECORD BREAKER FINED £5. NO HEAD LIGHTS, NO TAIL LIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
Breahes d Motor Tral Act WOUD RECORD BREAKER FINED t5. nO HEAD UORTS, NO TAIL LIGHT Mailela Mrray, a young man who dmsebsdhmseal a sales manager,1 living at MelYaglo Settlement, was beIre the Quen?bean Police Court last Tuesday to ?swer three ehmarge via., driving a motor car at a speed damgeroas to the public; driving a motor ar between sunset and sun rise and not having a lighted lamp Ia frost; aad driving a motor car without a tail light. e pleaded not gluilty to the Arst chrge, sand guilty to the other two. Constable Mqsck stated: Aboat l.25 p.m. oa 2nd March I was in Crawford Street sand saw a motor ear coming along at a great speed without any lights. The driver slow ed down a little on passing me. I Jumped Into another motor car which wa passing at the same time and by the lights of this car picked up the hset three numbers of the car in frost, which was going at least 40 miles an hear. It was a single seaster red car. There were numerous ther rm on the road at this time proe...
HINTS ON REPLACING GASKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
HINTS ON REPLACLIN GASKETS. What to use on the gasket to make it water-tight when replacing a cy Iinder head after cleaning carbon would seem to be a matter of 'pin ion, judging from the varied sugges tions 'which are offered to the car owner who does his own work. The question, howeiver, ir really only one of common sense. If .the car and the gasket are new, hard oil (grease) smeared over both sides of the gas ket will make it as water-tight as necessary. If, however, the gasket happens to have been shellacked at some previous time,' it is best to buy a new gasket and use hard oil. That is the objection to shellac; the gas ket is nearly always spoiled in try ing to remove it after it is once shel lacked. If the gasket has not been previously shellacked, and is not in very good condition, shellac will make it last until the head is remov ed again. If a new gasket is needed and none is available the old one can be made watertight by using white lead. This should be a last resort.
Alleged Breaches of Liquor Act [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
Allged Ieches bo Liquor Ad At the Police Court eO Tuesday last, before Mr. Cleave, P.M., two I cases were heard for alleged breaches 4 oft the Liquor Act. George Nelsem was charged with ' being found oa licensed premises on 8th February during prohibited hours. I H. J. Rlchardson, lienase of the Commercial Hotel, was charged with having persons on his licensed pre mises daring prohibited hours on 8th February. Pleas of not gutilty were entered. The cases were heard tegther, Mr. Deane appearing for Neilsen, and: Mr. Thomas (Goulburn) for isehard. son. Coastable Grog stated: At 5 p.m. on Sunday, 8th February, I saw the defendant and three or four ether USa walk to the main entrance door of the Commercial Hotel, Queanbe yan, and eater the hotel. About 20 minutes later I tried the door of the hotel sand found it locked; I knocked but got no response. Then walked round the bck of sanother buildlag and jumped a fence into the yard of the betel. Saw defeadsat standing with two or thre ethe...
DISPLACEMENT AND WHAT IT IS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
DISPLACEMENT AND WHAT IT IS. Engine or cylinder capacity is a term which ,arouses a good deal of discussion to-day by reason of the interest now taken in contest events. In the prinicipal races. of the world the cylinder capacity of the contest ants is strictly limited, whilst it is also useful in the assessment of for mula horsepower. Piston displacement means the total displacement of all the pistons of the engine. It is the displacement of one piston multiplied by the num ber of cylinders. Obviously, the dis placement of one piston is equal to the volume expressed by the bore and stroke; piston displacement is the "'size. of the cylinders," using the ex pression in its popular meaning. The piston displacement of a 3 x 5-inch 8-cylinder engine is 283 inches, which result is obtained as follows: If the bore is 3_ inches the'area of the pis ton is 32 x .7854, or 7.07 square in ches, and the displacement of this one cylinder is equal to this quantity multiplied by the stroke, or 7.07...
BEWARE OF BACK KICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 19 March 1925
BEWARE OF BACK KICKS. The driver should protect the start ing motor as he would his own arm, if he were doing the crankirg. While attempting to start with an advanced spark and a wide-open throttle may result in a back-kick that will put the starter out of business and cause an expensive repair, the same acci dent might cause a broken armi and a doctor's bill, if the same careless ness occurred when the car was cranked by hand. Back-fires are unnecessary, beesase the driver of the car "should always have the spark lever retarded, and the petrol throttle only opened enough to ensure, an easy start. With the spark and throttle levers only slightly advanced, the. engine starts easily and quickly, and back-kicks are avoided. If the throttle is only open a little way and the engine does back-kick, then the back-kick will not be nearly so apt to cause damage as if the throttle were wide open.