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THE FORD AND VALVES SKILLED RE-GRINDING WILL ADD TO ITS POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
THE FORD AND VALVES SKILLED RE-GRINDING WILL ADD TO ITS POWER. The fact that the Ford is a car whose original cost is low apparently deludes many owners into the belief that it may be knocked about indis criminately, and that.it will keep on going, though neglected, much longer than more expensive cars. Of the many essential tasks which become necessary from time to time, there is perhaps none which has a greater bearing on efficiency than that of grinding in the valves. RE-GRINDING VALVES. Many pages have at times been used in describing the correct method to be followed when grinding in the valves; but it is useless to attempt to follow these instructions if the valve seats and faces are badly pitted or burnt. Many owners use a very coarse grinding compound, and bear down hard on the valve during the grinding process in the hope that they will thus wear away -all in equalities in both valve and seat. No doubt this method would prove effec tive-in time. When the valves and seats ar...
MOTOR NOTES THE TOLL OF OVERLOADING EFFECTS NOT AT ONCE APPARENT, BUT INEVITABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
MOTOR NOTES. THE TOLL Of OVERLOADING EFFECTS NOT, AT ONCE APPAR ENT, BUT INEVITABLE. Many happy-go-lucky drivers are inclined to scoff' when one points out to them the very bad effects which will eventually arise from the habi tual overloading of their cars. Never theless, even the best of steel will gradually 'deteriorate and crystalise if it is consistently subjected to aii overload which uses up its factor of strength and safety. The ill-effects of overloading on the springs may be measured almost exactly by the extent to which over loading is practised. Whilst certain parts of a motor vehicle will yield only. to one all-destructive abnormal strain, the effects on the.springs of overloading are in proportion to its duration and degree. The springs are scientifically designed to with stand a definite amount of load and deflection. Their length, thickness, and temper have all been determined on that definite basis. An overlaod on the springs immediately sets up harmful action ,in t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 2 April 1925
IN MEMORIAM HAMILTON. —In loving memory of my dear wife and our mother (Catherine) who departed this life April the 1st, 1924. A loving wife and mother true and kind No friend on earth like her we find, For all of us she did her best May God grant her eternal rest. Inserted by her loving husband, George, and sons, Ernest and Clar- ence. HAMILTON. —In loving memory of our dear mother and grand-mother who departed this life 1st April, 1924. You who have a mother Treasure her with care You never miss your mother Till you find she is not there. Inserted by her loving daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Steve, Emma and William and grandchildren Charles and William. HAMILTON —In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother, who passed away April lst, 1924. Our mother's death has left a place That none on earth can e'er replace Inserted by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Eva and Walter and grandchildren, Kathleen, Phyllis, Lilly, Kenny, Wally and Gladys.
LAND ROSE BOWL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
LAND ROSE BOWL. A challenge match for the Land Rose Bowl will take place to-morrow at Goulburn between the Railway Ambulance Club and Queanbeyan. The teams selected' are as follow: GOULBURN R.A.C.-J. Painter, H. Couchman, F. Box, C. Morris, W. Kearns, F. Nobes, A. Nesbitt (capt.), L. A. King, S. Parkes, C. Kearns and W. Crammond (first emergency). QUEANBEYAN.-Jas. McGiven (capt.), H. C. Taylor, A. Groves, A. Johnston, G. Hately, A. Fallick, J. Charlton, H. Beatty, G. Gregory, V. Southwell, and J. Gallagher (first emergency). Queanbeyan shooters will leave for Goulburn by car at 8.30 a.m. to morrow and be entertained at dinner on arrival at the Empire Hotel, the match taking place in the afternoon. Queanbeyan's team is a very strong one, and they are quite confident of victory. Members have been shoot ing .in good form lately, and only yesterday a team of ten, practising at 500 and 600 yards (the ranges for to-morrow's match), registered a total of 703, which is a higher score than t...
PRACTICE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
PRACTICE MATCH. Members of the local rifle club held a practice shoot yesterday afternoon, conditions being 8 shots at 500 and 600 yards. Splendid scores were re gistered. H. C. Taylor and V. South well each scored the possible at 500 yards. The former won the usual cash prize, dropping only three points in his 16 shots at the two ranges. A. Groves was second with one point less. Scores are as follow: 500yds 6009 Hdp. T1. H. C. Taylor .. 40 37 sc 77 A. Groves .... 38 38 sc 76 A. Fallick ... 39 36 sc 75 Vic. Southwell 40 33 sc 73 E. Southwell .. 36 33 4 73 J. McGiven .. 33 35 4 72 G.. Gregory .. 31 38 1 70 E. G. Lewis .. 33 33 4 70 J. Gallagher . 36 31 2 69 J. Charlton .. 33 30 .sc 63
Rifle Shooting QUEANBEYAN v. GUNDAROO. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Rifle Shooting QUEANBEYAN v. GUNDAROO. A team of Queanbeyan riflemen went to Gundaroo last Sunday and took part in a friendly match with the Gundaroo team. The ranges were 500 and 600 yards, 8 shots at each, and Queanbeyan won by 51 points. A most enjoyable day was spent, the members of both clubs indulging in practise after the match. The scores are as follow: QUEANBEYAN. E. Groves .... 34 37 71. L. McLeod ... 34 36 70; J. Charlton ... 35 34 69 A. Groves .... 35 32 67" V. Soutirell .. 33 32 665 D. Wilks ...'.. .31 33 64 E. Holloway . 34 28 62 W. Blundell .. 33 29 62 F. Nichclls .. 27 31 58 E. G. Lewis . 35 . 19 54 J. Callaghan . 24 25 .49 355 336 691 GUNDAROO. J. Alchin ... '35 33 68 S. Dyce .... , 30 37 67 K.. Lees ..... 35 30 65 J. C. Muftet .. 32 -31 63 W. Chambers . 28 . 33 61 A. Kershaw . 30 '30 60 P. 'J. Reid .. 28 27 55 G. Sibley ..... 321 21 53 R. Alchin .... 25 25 50 G. A. Lees .." 26 23 49 H. A. Lake .. 28 21 49 329 311 640
Cruise Round the World [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Crise Round the World After an absence from Sydney of almost one year, on a cruise round the world, H.M.A.S. Adelaide return ed on Tuesday morning under the command of Captain G. L. Massey, R.N., who took charge at Portsmouth in succession to captain J. B.-Steven son, C.M.G. The cruise of the Ade laide has demonstrated to the world the emciency of the Royal Australian Navy. The cruiser covered 31,845 miles at sea, and during the- whole voyage there was no mishap or acci dent of any kind, and, according to her omcers, the conduct of her men was exemplary. Specials at Miss Melntyre's, Craw ford Streat: Smart Cost Dreks and Kiated Weslsm o-e.sr.. *I
Postal Charges MAY BE INCREASED [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Postal Charges MAY BE INCREASED. 1 Increases in wages, reductions -in workinig hours, and other :conces sions granted to employees by ° the Public Service Arbitrator in recent months, have increased by approxi mately £500,000 a 'year the cost of 1 carrying on the work of the Postal Department. Before the basal s year closes on June 30 the Federal Ministry, it is understood, will be asked to survey the activities of the department, and may be invited to increase the scale of charges in some respects, in order that the income of the department tiay make a closer approach to' the expenditure... At present, as is. well known, the department Is 'in at a loss of about £200,000, and the deficit is likely to be greatly increased this year, by reason of the concessions granted to the employees. In some quarters it is anticipated that the telephone charges cannot remain at their present level. It has been pointed out that 'there are only two or three countries in the world which have a scale ...
THE FORD RACER HOW THE QUESTION OF IGNITION AND FLYWHEEL WEIGHT CROPS UP. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
THE FORD RIACE HOW THE QUESTION OF IGNITION AND FLYWHEEL WEIGHT CROPS UP. - In altering and tuning the stand ard model Ford to achieve high speeds, the enthusiast must not over look the ignition and the elimination of superfluous weight which does not aid balance. At speeds up to 35 miles an hour the Ford ignition system gives satis factory results. At greater speeds, however, the alternating current of the Ford magneto causes an irregu lar action that becomes increasingly evident at higher and higher speeds. Consequently, one of the first and foremeost important steps in build ing a Ford speed car, is to install some system of single-spark battery ignition system, or high-tension mag neto, thus eliminating the Ford mag neto as a necessary source of igni tion current. If the speedster is fitted with a starting and lighting system--or even with a storage battery-then we have no longer any need for the Ford low-tension magneto. And it is bet ter removed from the car. The rea sons for ...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 1925. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 1925. CHURCH OT ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. Christ Church, Queanbeyan, 7, 8, and 11 a.m. H.C., and 7.30 p.m. RE V. S. J. W.tST. Canberra Parish. Duntroon, 9.30 a.m. H.C. St. John the Baptist's, Canberra, 10.30 a.m. H.C. and 7.30 p.m. Sutton, 7.15 a.m. H.C. Upper Gundaroo, 3 p.m. REV. F. G. WARD.
ROMAN CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
ROMAN CATHOLIC. Queanbeyan, 8.30 and 10.30 a.m. Mass. Acton, 8.30 a.m. Mass. Tuggranong, 11 a.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Holy Week ceremonies at 7 every morning and 7.30 every night. On Friday afternoon, at 3 p.m., Stations of the Cross. REV. P. M. HAYDON. PRESBYTERIAN. R.M.C., 10 a.m. Queanbeyan, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Canberra, 11.15 a.m. Gundaroo 3 p.m. Bungendore, 3 p.m. REV. A. J. CARTER.
Holy Year Pilgrims [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Holy Year Pilgrims Seventy pilgrims left Sydney on Tuesday by the Mongolia bound for Lourdes, r,Rome, England, and Ire land in.connection with the .Holy Year pilgrimage.: The official depar ture will take place from Melbourne on*April 14, where the Sydney .party will be joined by Dr. Mannix, leader of the pilgrims, and about 170 others. Prior to the sailing of the Mongolia. the Apostolic Delegate, Dr.: Cattaneo, and Archbishop Kelly said farewell to the pilgrims, and the Apostolic Delegate delivered an informal and personal address, of farewell. When the party .is complete it will include Bishops Dwyer and O'Farrell, and 16 priests. The first batch of pilgrims left by. the Oronsay recently. Inspect C. Baden's new stock of Watches, Jewellery, etc. IAteit de signs .at Sydney. prices. Jewellery' pase. up to your own delga..
Queanbeyan - Canberra Advocate. Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1925. Police Court [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Qutanbtyan atnberra Jldvocate.. Iearporating the "Queanbey?,, Leader." THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 19215. Police Court -4-- The following cases were disposed of at the local Police Court during the week: MONDAY, 6th APRIL. ,Before Mr. E. Angove, J.P. William Newman, using indecent language in the bar of the Royal Hotel on April 4. Fined £2 or one imonth in Goulburn goal. James Allen, using indecent lan guage in Monaro Street on April 4. Fined £3 or one month in Goulburn gaol. William Corfielde, behaving in an indecent manner in lane off Monaro Street on April 5. Fined £2 or one month in Goulburn gaol. Eight persons, charged with being drunk, failed to appear, and their recognisances of 10/- each were for feited. TUESDAY; APRIL 7. Before Messrs. E. Angove and J. Keeffe, Js. P. John Ryan, larceny of 31 lbs. of lead, valued at 16/-, the property of the Commonwealth Government. A fine of £1/10/- was imposed, or one month in Goulburn gaol. An order .was made that the lead be returned to the Gover...
THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
THE WOOL MARKET. Pitt, Son & Badgery Ltd. report: The steadiness which has character ised the last few auctions both in Sydney and Brisbane seems to con firm the opinion held that the mar. ket is becoming stabilised, and it is to be hoped that the balance of the clip will be readily absorbed without any further weakening of prices. The Easter vacation will cause a cessation of active business, and no public sales will be held here until the 20th instant, when the April sales, which will take place in two series, will open. There will be 47,500 bales submitted in Sydney during April, of which our sales will comprise 6169 bales, and the dates upon which our auctions will be held are 22nd April, 3214 bales; 26th April, 2955 bales. Tin Pencil Cases, 1/2 escL; wooden Sd; new deelgas. A, M.
STOCK GENERALLY CHEAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
STOCK GENERALLY CHEAPER. -4------. Heavy supplies caused a slackening in inquiry for both sheep, cattle and lambs at Homebush last Monday. Cattle values were 10/-. per head easier. Offerings totalled 23,000 sheep and lambs and 3500 cattle. Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report that on the hoof at the yards good to prime beef made 22/- to 31/- per 100 lbs., mutton 41d to 5td, and hoggets and lambs 7d to 81d per lb. They sold bullocks to £11/19/, avg. £11/10/-, zbred lambs to 39/10, avg 37/5; merino wethers to 37/2 and zbred wethers to 37/7.
LOOK FOR THE CAUSE [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
LOOK FOR THE CAUSE Have you ever thought what it is that makes your back ache, your head, limbs or muscles ache, that weakens your heart, or makes you nervous, sleepless or irritable? It is kidney trouble and the above are some of the warnings. I)oan's lack ache Kidney Pills should be taken at the first sign of anything wrong. They are the reliable kidney and bladder medicine, and they are per fectly safe and very effective for men and women to use. The best evi dence of this is the statement which we give below: Mrs. H. Williams, Antill Street, Queanbeyan, says: "My father is very glad he took Doan's alacrkahe Kid ney Pills, for this remedy cured him of backache and inproved his health in every way. For some time he was troubled with a weak and ach ing back, the pain being often very severe. Although his was not n very bad case, he was afraid more serious trouble might develop. Iack ache is a very trying ailment and it seemed to make him tired and lan guid, and he used to feel that...
Australian Rules Football. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
Bu tr&!r gil i p FeibhI, On last 1I'ridi y nighit ii lthe Pro testant Hall a vcry larv , uiand enthllil astie gathering of playc',rs and supl porters of AustralianL Rules football was held. A one-time prominent player, and now equally as prominent supporter of the game, in the person of Mr. W. H. Mason, builder and contracter of this town, boing princi pally respousile for the large attend ance. Numerous apologies from prominent towr.snmen were received, among themt being one from the Mayor of Queanbeyan, Aid. J. G. Harris, who expressed his best wishes for the success of the newly formed Club, and pledged his support and to assist in any way that he could. Among those present were Mr, J M, Orr, secretary, and Mr. P. Dillon, president of the Federal Territory Australian Rules Football Associa tion, and also delegates from various Clubs within the Federal area. Mu ch credit is due to these gentlemen, who journeyed to Queanbeyan with much inconvenience to themselves to assist ...
Hall [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 9 April 1925
hilll This portion of the territory is noted far the excellence of its fruit produc tion. Several small orchards are in the vicinity and they are wonderfully proli~c in hardy fruits of excellent quantity. The Federal Commission might consider the advisability of setting aside small orchard blocks within the Territory, to enable men of small means to stand in a remunerat ive business. Mr. T. Southwell, who has |leen under the care of specialists in Syd ney, returned home on Friday. His hosts of friends ii, the district have I been eadly grieved at his state of health, and wish him complete restors tion. Quite a host af residents left the neighbourhood on Saturday for their annal visit to the Sydney Show. The great event gives excellent opportunl ties for a pleasant holiday combined with educational and business possi bilities. Mir. W. Freebody in his usual gener ous way has undertaken to screen a special picture at Hall on the Ilth inst., in aid of the Yass Inspectorate Bursary Fund....