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LANYON SALE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
LANYON SALE The sale of the Lanyon homestead will be held next Saturday, at Quean- beyan, and as the subdivision has a special local interest, a successful sale is anticipated. Messrs. Woodgers and Calthorpe, in conjunction with Golds- brough, Mort and Co., Ltd., are handli- ing the sale, and the terms are easy.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
FOR SALE FOR SALE SHOP BLOCK in No 1 Subdivision, Civic Centre, Canberra. For particulars write to, No. 14, "CANBERRA TIMES" OFFICE Ainslie, Canberra. .^EDUCATIONAL St. Gabriel's C. of E. Girls' Grammar School. CANBERRA ^ DAY & BOARDING SCHOOL. Re-opens on September 20. For Prospectus apply- ,, Sister in Charge, at above address, or to ' ST. G-ABliWTSS SCHOOL, Iltrrett Street, Waverley. N.S.W. PROFESSIONAL ftOTlÓES NURSE F. A. BRITON A.T N.A., R.M.N. EASTLAKE. MISS G. A. PAUL A.S.C.M., L.S.C.M., F.S.C.M., EASTLAKE. GOLD MEDALLIST.' - Teacher of . Pianoforte, Violin, v and Theory. Visits Queanbeyan every Saturday. Studio. Blue Bird Cafe. W. T. TUCKER Solicitor, «te. . , Queanbeyan. TRUST FUNDS TO LEND. 'Phone: 254. H. w: Y. D E A NE SOLICITOR 'MONARO STREET, QUEANBEYAN. 'Thone. 98. Trust Funds lo Lend. 'VISITS CANBERRA EVERY WEDNESDAY Mr. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon MONARO STREET. QUEANBEYAN. (Over Vest.bule, St. Gregory's Hall). Also at private address: EASTLAKE, I'hone 87. V...
Topics of the Times NEW SELLING METHODS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
Topics of the Times NEW SELLING METHODS. We learn as we go to press, that the subdivision of home garden sites at North Ainslie has been withdrawn temporarily from sale. The subdivision is one which was deserving of being offered to the public in better style than the hole and corner manner adopted. It is difficult to see how the most advantageous offers could &nbsp; be received for the sites under the conditions of its submission to the pub- lic. For a satisfactory sale from the point of view of the public interest in the matter, it is essential that every prospective applicant may have time to consider his intentions on the one hand and that the Federal Capital Commis- sion may have the opportunity of es- tablishing a fair criterion of values on the other. As the sites were being handled, a proper choice by the public was impossible, for neither time nor &nbsp; adequate facilities were provided. The manner in which the sites are sought to be disposed of, too, leave...
PRESBYTERIAN CANBERRA APPOINTMENT SPECIAL COMMISSION TO ASSIST [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
PRESBYTERIAN CANBERRA APPOINTMENT SPECIAL COMMISSION TO ASSIST The General Assembly of the Pres- byterian Church of Australia, now sit- ting in Melbourne, has announced the appointment of the Rev. John Walker of St. Andrew's Church, at Ballarat, as minister of the church at Canberra, and commissioner for the purpose of raising funds. The 'appointment waa nmnimons. Several delegates spoke in high terms of Mr. -Walker's talents as lilting lum particularly for the fliai go. Professor Mcintyre said that the^ I osition was one for which Mr. Walk-^ fi'a talents peculiarly fitted him. " He^ had an established reputation for goods m moie ways-than one. He was well 1. now ii Tor his power'" of encouraging^ the spa it of liberality,"but the Assem- bly know that while ho had ? special qualifications for the raising of.monêy.s lie was not a man who would neglect the spiritual oversight of the eapltaKof Australia. Mr. Walker might have to go fiom one end of Australia to the othci in the course o...
MRS. E. G. CRACE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 17 September 1926
MRS. E. G. CRACE By the sudden death of Mrs. E. G. Crace at "Gungahleen" Gininderra on Monday, at the age of 48 years, another link is broken in the past history of this district. The deceased was well- known and beloved throughout, the Southern portion of New South Wales. Of an active and benevolent nature, she was foremost in all movements for the advancement of the district, and her loss will be felt by every section of the community. Of her it may truly be said "She did good by stealth," for many of her charitable acts were unknown to her friends. The funeral, on Wednesday after- noon, at the Church of Saint John the Baptist (Canberra) was largely attended by people from all parts of the district. The mourners included Mr. E. Crace (widower) Mr. Richard Crace (son) and Miss Crace (sister-in-law) Master John Crace (son) and Miss Hazel Crace (daughter). Two daughters of the de- ceased, Miss Helen and Miss Freda Crace are now in England. The officiating ministers were tlie Reverend...
ELECTRICITY ACCOUNTS Notices in Queanbeyan [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
ELECTRICITY ACCOUNTS Notices in Queanbeyan Some of the electricity consumers in Queanbeyan will have to "see the light" or their electric current will be cut off-In other words, unless the out- standing electricity accounts are paid wiring will be disconnected. This course Avas decided at the last meeting of the Queanbeyan Munici- pal Council, on the recommendation of the Town Clerk, as set out in his general report. It was resolved that the electiican bo given a list of all persons owing money for the current, and that he demand payment, and In the event of any person refusing to pay, the current be cut off. It was pointed out by the Town Clerk that the credit balance in the Electricity Fund was £242, and that the coun- cil owes the Federj " Capital Commis- sion approximately £000 for current supplied during the months of July and August. This shows the council to" be £257 on the wrong side of the ledger. The fees outstanding amount to £857, and unless this amount be collected, the...
FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
FOOTBALL The Maorf-ÎR'iïgrny K Union fjotbr.11 team during- the week-end, heal the Alpes team at Grenoble, by 23 points (live tries," four" being: converted)' to C (two tries). . i ' ' ¡' The Maoris faced a generally strong- er combination than al Marseilles >and Dijoh. Thç Alpine players put up a KTOO'CI resistance in the first half, but they were unable t;o , cupe ivlthj the Maoris' superior attack in the second half. t
MOTOR CYCLING [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
MOTOR CYCLING The Grand Prix of the nation's motor cycle meeting at the Menza track (near &nbsp; Milan) resulted :-175 c.c. class: Zuc - chetti; On a Miller, averaging 65 1/2 miles an hour. 250 c.c. class: Prlni, on a &nbsp; Guzzi, averaging 787 miles -&gt;an hour. 350 c.c. class: Nuvolari, on a Blanchi, averaging 80 1/2 miles an hour. 500 c.c. class: Varzi, on a Sunbeam, averaging 84 1/2 miles an hour. &nbsp; &nbsp; Galli, a well-known cyclist, riding a Garelli, &gt; fell at a bend. Other, compe- titors ran over, him, killing Galil. Two other riders and two spectators were injured. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
VICTORIA PARK PONY RACES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
VICTORIA PARK PONY RACES A programme or li events was ear- ned through" at Victoria Paik Itaeo coui.se je.stcrday al lol noon, with the following icsults: 14.1 HANDICAP-Four Furlongs. FIRST DIVISION. SILVER BAN (7st. Gibs.) H. Griffiths 1 MÎ.ss Aleconner (Sst. 51bs ) A Hunter 2 Gold Qjicst (Sst.).3 Winner's price, 15 to 1. -. " SECOND DIVISION. KING TUT (7st. -libs 1 E Sounness, 1 Duchess Morgan (7st. -libs ) J Horn- er}' .*. 2 Douglas (7st. -libs ) G. Slavln .... 3 Winner's price," 7 to 4. FLYING HAWD'ICAP'-^-6 furlongs. FIRST DIVISION. ri-KA (Sst. lib ) T. McKenzie .... 1 Politic (Sst.) W. Whittaker.2 Fljaway (7t,t. Slb's) J. LO\ve.3 Winner's price, evens SECOND DIVISION. ADRIATIC (7sL 71bs.).1 Australian Light (7st. Gibs.) J. porp, 2 The Songster (7st.' 51bs.) li. Gilfflths.3 Winnei's price, 10 lol. MAIDEN* HA'NDÏCAP-6 furlongs. FIRST DIVISION. ' REAL EMJ3LEM' (Sst. Gibs.) ,11. Porter.1 Cyroma ! (Sst ) A. Knox.4 .. 2 LielFa (Sst.) J. Logue.."" .. 3 AVInncr's price, 10 to 1. [ "/S...
Bravado Shortens. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
Bravado Shortens. Racing at Rosehill did "Abt cause any marked change in the order of fancy for the Metropolitan and the Epsom Following Bravado's, win ¡n the Cam- ellia Stakos\theio were enquiries for him, t>omc sportsVnen coupling him in doubles, with Hie result that ho now lioldfi a'prominent position ¡n^the Ep- som discussions W.eddlng tEve, -Bal- ijup, Don Moon and' Cawnpore liave weakened in favour, -while Red Gaunt- let has blown jlghl out Tlicie is a rumor curront that the latter may not start. Following Is the Qùier for Hie,Epsom: Ammounis, Fujisan. , Aorangi. , » ' Bravado, Miillabawn, Boaster, Pig , eon Pic, Quan Tart, Balbtis, Larkspur, . Cawnppie, Ra , source. , Dun Moon, Chris, Wedding Eve, The Cause. - . ,i !
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
BUY YOUR WOOL PACKS WIRE, WIRE NETTING Ga&'»fron, Salt (Rockland Coarse), Strychnine, Rabbit Jam, ^ Phosphoius, Carbon, Tea, Grocenes, and all Station and Shearing Supplies from W. 3NF. BEAUMONT 5,0 YOUNG ST, SYDNEY (4 doois fiom Hotel Metropole) Also Hicks' Ideal Poison Carta, The Powerful Furtugators, Hicks' Fire Fighters, French's Fumigators, Hicks' Water Carts, Saw Benches, Prophy lactic and Vita Lick, Ear Pliers, Fire brands, Black's Foot Rot Cure, Dingo Trail; Formalin (Wheat Pickle), Bar- ber's Horse and Cattle Medicines, Cal iium Cyanide (Dust and Tlake), Bio fli di (9/- gall ), Pit Traps, Rabbit Traps, Windmills, Pumps, Piping Troughing, Fly Oil (for Fly Blow) rlayward's Specific, Corkscrew renee Posts, Dropper^FencinQj Bunendd*Rab oit Tablets, federal Skylights, Electric Lighting Plants, Ice Making Plants, 'Eterno" Rômfor'ced Cement Laundry Tubs, Ironmongery, Drapery, Furm ture, Linoleums, Rick Covers, Tar paulins, Tents, Cow and Horse Rugs, Clarke's Wheat Protecto...
MONTH OF PROGRESS The Building Of Canberra MANY BUILDINGS COMPLETED Evidence abounds in every direction in Canberra of increased activities. The great task of the Federal Capital Commission is being attacked more strenuously cach week, and private enterprise, engaged either in the assistance of the commissions' programme or on its own account, is operating more extensively. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
MONTH OF PROGRESS The Building Of Canberra MANY BUILDINGS COMPLETED Evidence abounds in every direction in Canberra of increased activities. The great task of the Federal Capital Commission is being attacked more strenuously each week, and private enterprise, engaged either in the assistance of the com- missions' programme or on its own account, is operating more extensively. The aspect of Canberra as a garden city, and its possibilities as an attract- ive tourist resort, are being emphasised by its appearance under the prevailing superb weather conditions. A mild winter has been followed by a spring time showing at their best the series of extensive plantations where the wat- tle has been In full blossom, and the garden plots and reserves surrounding the settlements, whose mass of pink and white flowering peach and plum trees is rendered more effective by con- trast with the dark hedges and gar- dens of the neighbouring unoccupied areas. To add to the garden city effect, avenues of...
FIRE IN COURT HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
FIRE IN COURT HOUSE The Court House at Queanbeyan nailowly escaped damage by fire during the last sittings of the Court The &nbsp; fire started in the ceiling of the Court room, through which the piping fiom an ancient stove ¡s fixed. A nest, built by opossums, became ignited, but was promptly extinguished by an of- ficial fiom the Fire Brigade. The &nbsp; Court House vas built over 70 years ago, and like the local post office, is too small for the present needs of the town. &nbsp;
A.J.C. DERBY Limerick Attracts Fanciers [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
ÄJ;C. DERBY . Eimèrïck Attracts Fanciers . The failure of four fancied can- didates' f&r' the A. ,J. C, Derby,In Jost Saturday's races had a marked effect | on their order of favoritism for the classic Spring "event. , Previous to las't Saturday's meeting; at, Rosehill, ¿ho cîtànces of Ramplón wore thought to be very bright, but following on his defeat by Cromwell Iii the. Rose Hill Guineas, his " stock slumped1 consider- ably, with the result lhatf Limerick now occirpies the clear position as fav- orite for .the event. fi ,
PESTS AND DISEASES COST TO INDUSTRY [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
PESTS AND DISEASES COST TO INDUSTRY Senator Pearce stated to-day that | one of the matters on which the council for Scientific and Industrial Re- search had decided to concentrate its efforts is the investigation of animal pests and deseases. &nbsp; The council had not been able to obtain any comprehensive figures to show the total annual loss entailed, through various pests and diseases, but there was no doubt it ran into some millions sterling. It is estimated that &nbsp; in a bad year the loss of sheep from the blowfly pest alone is as much as &nbsp; £ 4,000,000 sterling &nbsp; &nbsp;
PRACTICE MATCH [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
PRACTICE MATCH' A practice, cricket match vas'played at South Ainslie ground on** Saturday last, between local players and Ainslie United. Tlie latter were unable to field their best' eleven, but tliey stuck' to their tobk well, and got the locals out tor 131,.^ The beores included Bennett 50 McCarthy 23, and Owler 13. Bowling perfoi manees were,: Scott, 3 for 12, Fitzpatrick, 3 tor 11; and Littlewood, 2 for 15. The United team could only manage 28 runs, scorers bejng Scott 10, Woodford 0 not out, and Littlewood 0. The howling w'as .strong, Webb tak- ing 5 for 13, and Owler 5 for 13.
SCHOOLBOYS TO VISIT CANBERRA During Michaelmas Recess [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 24 September 1926
SCHOOLBOYS TO VISIT CANBERRA During Michaelmas Recess Thirty boys of tho Hurstville Jun.or Technical School are to visit Canberra during their Michaelmas holidays while on a* six day tour of- Southern districts of New So.utîi Wajos. The pal ty will b3 under the charg of the principal, Mr. ,L K. leyine, and, wiir visit Goulburn, Queanbeyan, Moruya and Nowia dunns the tour. They will airlvo in Canbenaon Septemboi 28, and will camp heic until the following day.