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Booroomba PLANS AVAILABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 26 March 1925
Booroomba PLANS AVAILABLE. The attention of readers is directed to an advertisement in this issue of Booroomba in subdivision for lease by tender, closing 22nd April next. Woodgers & Calthorpe have a supply of plans, terms and conditions avail able, and will forward on application or arrange for inspection, A huge codfish was caught in the Murrumbidgee River, near Wagga, last week, on a spinner. The mon ster, which turned the scale at 75 lbs. was sold for £5, and with a number of other fish of all sizes was on view in a Wagga fish shop.
Reproducing Player Piano. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
Reproducing Player Piano. The latest-and probably the greatest -development in the realms of music is the "Reproducing Player Piano," By means of this'wonderful instrument the works of the greatest pianists of the world may be reproduced ,with absolute fidelity, with all the subtle shadings of tone, with all the dynamic force, with all the personality of the artist himself in your own home. The "Reproducer" does for the pianist what the gramophone does for the vocalist, it enables him to'give you his interpretation of the classics with all their. stately beauty and their original force, at your own conven ience and whenever the mood is on you.. These instruments will un doubtedly do much to improve the musical taste of the community, whilst as a means of affording delightful en tertainment they are unrivalled. The well and favorably known Company, W. H. Paling and Co. Ltd., Sydney, have an excellent range of these instru ments and would be glad of your inspection or your inquiry.
More Cheap Trains DURING EASTER HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
More Cheap Trai ns DURING EASTER HOLIDAYS. In addition to the special cheap trains recently announced for the con venience of people who could arrange to travel before the actual Easter holi day season, the Railway Commis sioners to-day advertise further cheap train arrangements covering the holi day period. By these trains tickets for the return journey may be pur chased at the rate of single fare and quarter. In drawing attention to these holiday train arrangements, the Railway Department advises ail people who intend to travel to make them selves familiar with the conditi,-ns which are clearly set out in advertise ments and handbills, and which are also indicated on the tickets them selves. The Department's experience is that inconvenience is frequently occasioned because the conditions governing the travel by the particular trains chosen are not observed. It is expected that the volume of traffic to be handled this Easter will be very great. The Department will imake available i...
Molonglo Settlement [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
Molonglo Settlement (From our Corr?p.oaduat) The Federal Territory Australian Rules Football League held their dele gates' meeting at Acton on Tuesday last when delegates from the Acton, Federal, Blandfordia andQueanbeyan clubs were present. The president welcomed the new Queanbeyan club to the League. A letter was read from the North Sydney Club stating that they would accept the invitation to visit Canberra at an early date. This match is to be played on Acton Ground The future of the Australian Rules game seems to be assured now in the Federal area, there already being two fine cups and a pennant to play for, and Mr. Richardson. of Quean'.ey an, has signified his intention of present ing a cup to the League this year. The fixtures for the season were then drawn up and will cominence on 2nd May. The first matches will -be Acton versus Queanbeyan at Acton and Federal versus Blandfordia at Federal ground. - An endeavour is being made to ar range 'a match on the 6th June at Albury be...
Weetangerra [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
Weetangerra (From our Correpomdem.t) A number of new residents have come to live here. These include Mr. Shepherd, Mr. Shelton and Mr. Bingley. We welcome them and we feel sure that their residence here will be of benefit to the locality. . The Mayoress of thL prosperou- and important towri of Grenfel hfas been on `a visit to her son. Mr. G. Dudley Bean, teacher is charge of the local school. About half an inch of rain fell here a week ago but was not sufficient to be of much benefit. Grass is becoming dry, and ploughing\is held up iMany farnoers around predict a bad winter. Rev. Mr. Evans,- of Queaibeyan, paid his usual visit to the local school recently. Mr. Evans' visits-are muchb appreciated by the teacher aind child ren. His addresses as well.as' being instructive, are given in that broad minded way which so much appeals to-day to tolerant people. A cow, the property of Mr. M. O'Brien, of Weetangerra, recently gave birth to twin calves both of which are doing well
IT'S A MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
IT'S A MISTAKE. Many people in a misguided effort to get rid of backache, rely on plas ters, liniments and other make shifts. The right treatment is kid ney treatment and a remarkably re commended kidney remedy is Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. The follow ing is an experience typical of the work of this grand remedy. Mr. Nichol McInnes, Antill Street, Queanbeyan, says: "Some time ago my son hurt his back when lifting a bag of corn and for a time he was very bad with' aching pains across his kidneys. After a while he com menced using Dean's Backache Kid ney Pills and a short course cured him. He says these Pills are first rate for curing backache, and always recommends them to anyone suffer ing from this trying complaint." Twenty years later, Mr. Mclnnes says: "We are all great believers in Dpan's Backache Kidney Pills and would not be without them for any thing. They cured my son of back ache many years ago, and he has not been troubled with the com plaint since." 4 Doan's Backache K...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
The death took place in Sydney Hospital on Wednesday last of Mr. Walter Ginn, a well-known identity of this district, after having been ailing for about eight months. De ceased was born at Great Hormeade Halfordshire, England, and came to Australia with his parents in 1857 and had resided in the district for most of the period, following graz ing pursuits. He was very popular with all who knew him, and was a keen reader of newspapers and con versant with the principal events of the day. His remains were brought to Queanbeyan on Saturday morning and conveyed to Christ Church from whence the funeral moved to Can berra in the afternoon, the interment being in the cemetery at St. John's, Canberra, Rev. F. G. Ward omciat ing at the graveside, and Mr. H. Las arus having charge of the funeral arrangements. The late Mr. Glnn was 70 years of age and leaves one brother (Mr. H. T. Ginn, Ainslie). and two sisters, Mrs. Lawson and Miss Ginn, both of whom reside at Berrima. s " e There is a right...
(Published by arrangement.) Law Ignored [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
(Published by arrangement.) Law Ignored Sir Basil Thomson, K.C.B., for merly Director of Criminal Investiga tion and 'later Director of Intelli gence under the British Cabinet has this to say about Prohibition as he saw it in- America. The report is taken from "The Scotsman." "Among the educated classes there has 'certainly been more drinking with Prohibition than without it. Describing how he was supplied with a large number of bottles containing alcoholic drinks, Sir Basil said he told that to his hearers to show how law in America was not enforced. Even if they quadrupled their police force in America Prohibition would not' be enforced." Almost simultaneous -with that there appeared an article on the same subject in the London "Daily Despatch." "A group of 2,300 Government agents kept in the field at a cost of nine million dollars a year," says the writer, "supplemented by the Department of Justice, Revenue, and Customs, State and City officers, are trying to hold in check battal...
Canberra A.R.C. Races [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
Canberra A.R.C. Races The Canberra Racing Club is hold" ing the second registered race meeting on the Acton Course on Saturday next, 4th April, the first race commen cing at 2 p.m. Already another successful meeting is assured and some horses new to the district will be sporting silk, which should make the racing more interest ing. This is the last fixture to be held on the course until the Spring and a special effort is being made to provide a good day's sport and a pleasant outing at the Federal Capital for the Club's patrons. Sportsmen are never found wanting when a call for charity is heard and the whole of the proceeds from after noon tea, soft drinks, etc., as well as a liberal donation from the Club, will be handed to the widow of the late Mr James Dunn, who recently died at Molonglo Settlement,. leaving nine little children to he cared for. The ladies of Eastlake Tennis Club gladly and cheerfully accepted the heavy duties of managing the aftpr noon tea and refreshment stall ...
WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY. OPENING HANDICAP, 5 FUR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
WEIGHTS FOR SATURDAY: OPENING HANDICAP, 5 FUR. Burri King 9.4, Noel 9 3, Magic Square 9.0, Winlark 9.0, Truis 9 0, Joseph 9.0, Jack Stitch 8 9, Sunray (late Bell's Ale) 8 9, Alma C. 8.4, Eaminbung 8.4, G.C.G. 8.3, Lady Humphries 8.2, Master Chat 8.0. SACTON TRIAL STAKES. 5 FUR. Loombah 9.3, -Broozo 8 10, Motion 8.9, Ten Pins 8 8, Kilmarnock 8 8 Kewpie 8.8, Eleven Pins 8.4, Readv Money 8.4, Aeroview 8.4, Merry Toff 8.3, Rosemary 8 2, hMolight 8.0, Ains lie King 8.0. PONY RACE, 14.2, 4 FUR. Kewpie 8.12, Albert Toy 8.10, Laddie Lee 8.3, Gazelle 8.2, King 8.0, Battle Plane 8.0. CANBERRA HANDICAP, 7 FUR. Windgaru 10.2, Burri King 92, Truis 8 13, Joseph 8 13, Winlark 8 12, Silver Thread 8.7, Sunray (late Bell's Ale) 8.7, Jack Stitch 8.7, Loombah 8.6, Doubtful 8.0. DUNTROON FLYING, 6 FUR. Windgaru 10 2, Truis 8.13, Magic Square 813, Ginger Willie 812, Orfinus 8.10, G C.G. 8 3, Cool Ray 8.3, Ten Pins 8 1, Doubtful 8.0, Molight 8.0.
Warrigal Football Club [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
Warigal Football Club A general meeting of members of the Warrigal Football Club was held in the Training Room on Tuesday night, Mr. C. Land being in the chair. 'Mr. A. Bowers was appointed hon. treasurer in place of Mr. McCauley who had resigned the position. The Secretary was instructed to secure quotations from the various firms for the supply of jerseys, and also to invite applications for the position of coach. It was decided that practise be held on Tuesday and Friday nights, and Sunday mornings. After discussion it was resolved to put the Barrass Cup back into play for all days, Sundays included, com mencing on 16th May. The following 'sub-committee was appointed to draw up rules and sub mit to next general meeting: Messrs. A. Johnston, A. C. Bowers, B. Lup ton, G. Kaye, and J. O'Rourke. It was decided to hold a working .bee on Sunday next, and that the Secretary write to the Coutncil and ask that traffic be blocked across the ground, and grant the Club permis sion to fence s...
RIFLE SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
SRIFE SHOOTING The final match in connection with the competition for the Freebody Guinea was fired yesterday by mem bers of the Queanbeyan Rifle Club. Conditions were eight shots at 600 yards. The winners of the usual cash prizes were G. H. Gregory and A. Fallick. Scores: 600yds Hdp. Ti. G. Gregory ... 37 2 39 A. Fallick .... 38 sc 38 J. McGiven .... 36 2 38 E. G. Lewis ... 34 2 36 H. C. Taylor .. 36 sc 36 J. Gallagher ... 33 2 35 V. Southwell ... 32 2 34 E. Southwell ... 29 2 31 At the' local range on Sunday last the following scores were registered in the monthly shoot for the cham pionship and annual handicap aggre gate prizes, conditionsbeing 10 shots at 300 yards. A. Groves and D. Wilks were the cash prise winners. Scores: 36ny4s idp. Ti. A. Groves ... . 47 sc 47 , D. Wilkes . 39 8 47 V. Southwell ..46 'sc 46 F. Nicholls .... 40 5 45 E. Groves ..... 39 5 44 W. Blundell ... 37 6 43 E.- Holloway. 36 5 41 J. Callaghan .. 22 6 28
BRIGHTER WOOL MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
RIGITER WOOL IIARET. Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report: On suitable wools American compe tition is still strongly in evidence in Sydney. That fact is not surprising. During 1924 imports of wool into the United States only totalled 268 mil lion lbs., a decline of 32 per cent. on the 1923 total. -Consumption of wool in the States was certainly not so heavy. It reached 537 million lbs., compared with 641 million lbs. in 1923, thus showing a drop of 16 per cent. But the amount of wool imported into the States combined with the domestic clip was not equal to the mount consumed. The fact, therefore, occasions no surprise that, despite a decline in wool values in Australia and in London during Jan uary, rates for the raw material in Boston were practically maintained. In early February, 1923, Austra lian 64's merinos were sold at 60d clean in the United States. During February, 1924, the same wools real ised 80d in Boston. At that time that class staple could be bought at 55d clean in Sydney....
MR. LANG'S SHORT STORIES IMAGINATION IN THE POLITICAL REALM. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
nR. LANG'S SHORT STORIES IMAGINATION IN THE POLITICAL REALM. By G.B. The leader of the State Labor Party has not the literary gifts and staying power essential to the suc cessful novelist, but he certainly shines as a short storyteller. His recent efforts to credit the Storey Dooley Administration-in which he was Treasurer-with the bumper harvest of 1921; and the high price obtained then in the world's market, stamp him as the possesso- of con siderable gifts of misdirected imagi nation. Equally great, however, was the following incursion into the. realms of fiction: "We (the Storey-Dooley Govern ment) found the Education Depart ment in a deplorable condition. Country schools were falling into a state of dilapidation; teachers were sweated all over the country; and no adequate provision had been made to enable outback children to attend school. Labor altered all this so far as its means would allow." So much for Mr. Lang's embellish ment of fairy tales first told by Mr. Match, and r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
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