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CORRESPONDENCE INQUIRERS PLEASE NOTE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
CORRESPONDENCE INQUIRERS PLEASE NOTE (Answered by Mr. A. J. LEAVER, A.M.I.E.. Au»t.. F.M.S.A.E.) Correspondents are invited io be explicit wnen describing their motor troubles, quot ing make, year, and model of their car. The name and address of the inquirer must be given, though not for publication. A nom-do-plume may be used. Queries con ' corning cars, stationary engines, or motor boats are interesting. If of sufficient gene ral interest they inform other users of com bustion eno'ines. Replies are given to all questions reaching, this office by Thursday afternoon.
IPSWICH [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
IPSWICH Xlie touruament fixtures were continued ou Saturday, vhen the last round of the men's doubles handicap was played on the Grammar court, with the following result:— 13 Kruger— J. ttennan v 3t. Gadd — F. Mol loy. 6-3; v M. Jones— E. Phillips. C-5. 12-S. M^. Gadd— F. Molloy v M. Jones— K. l'liil lips. 013; V E. Krncer — J. Gennan, 3-G, !?-!). M Jones— E. Phillips v E. Kruger— J. Gen wan, r,-ii; v JI. Gadd— F. Mollny, 3-6. S-12. Section won by K. Kniger — J. Gennan.
FOUR POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
FOUR POINTS. 'Fiat 501' writes: — I. MiotiM be obliged if you could give me Home in formation on the following points rela tive to my 501 Fiat (model Into 1924 or early 1925) : (1) Petrol consump tion. On ordinary running (including runs of 15 miles or so) T jret only 20y to 21 m.p.g., and on a run of 100 nuk'B only 22 ui.p.g. The mixture i« adjusK-d to be weak, so much ho th;it with tli«s economise iet control in the '\wik' position I can K«-'t no si«?cd ; v.ltcn :tn attempt is made to a«:Cf;lcrato/ l--\yoti-l about 20 in.p.h. the engine ch««k« a« if petrol were running short (with the economiser jet control in the rich ]ioni~ tion the engine will stand full throttle opening). The cyliiul) r hc:i-l Iish J'WH fairly recently denned, :tw\ the valves ground in. (2) I have been advised by one or two people to have l-16f.h of an inch machined off the fn-v of Hie cylin der head, thus increasing the compres sion. I am told that this has a marked, effect in increasing the speed, and in mak...
EFFECT OF BETTER ROADS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
EFFECT OF BETTER ROADS As a result of the improvement of the Prince's Highway in Victoria, land values alone, that road are stated to have in creased In value by £28,000 since 1914. The same thing is noticeable in every direction where Improved means of com m-in!f!9t!nl1 ItW I*Aarf 9I.A Betnll!.I..J - striking ease in point being the Parra matta-road, In which a remarkable trans formation occurred following the opening of the new narrow road after its recon struction a few years ago. The increase in land values and In other directions has never been stated definitely, but It must run into an Immense sum, as business and other activities were immensely sti mulated by the provision of means for safe, comfortable, and speedy transit through Wie different suburbs along this MWS.
TENNIS TOURNEY OPENS SUBURBAN ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
TENNIS ? ^ TOURNEY OPENS SUBURBAN ASSOCIATION ? TUe Su'iurliau Lawn Tvniiis Association's rli.i in vx'n^li ips v.vrt1 i '!iini'H'-cd on Saturday aftcnimin in line. Inn bivi'xy voattor. A I-ie fii try Mas ro.oiveil fnr lln! various .-vviits. ili-- o«ni)-i-!it-irs lutallinjr urarly 100. ?i'lic iv;i.lt- :o h;uid aiv as f,,Ynv.-:~ FIRST GRADE. I.u.li--.-.1 si-i :!.-.— '.Viri-t.-luir.-li rourf Mi.-.. JK-yvoi-tli v Jlr.-!. C-i.,1«'ll.i. t (!, r,.- ,;.-. ).:.-lir.-- tJoiilil,-: .Viv«l::in.'- ];p:i!— Banks v itii-.-s ll..-yvorih — ISalo. .^':, i:.:;. .\lij(i.is (-..urt.— l.j.Jiis' sinprI'-&: -li«s Cnl,i.;:ni v J]i-:.-, Jloin, C-l. ij.ij Ladies' iloui)ic»: Jri*s-'- Iji.iwl— J'liii']^ v Jtr» M'K,i--H--n-2orM.n. 7-5. -;-;;. Mixe.i doul.los : H,.,-K.M- — Mis, i'.iWiaar. v I'-i.-li..T — ili-s i'raii- i:s, ii-1. *-?-. Klmracum court: J!rs. Bjids ;-rii v Mi-is J)-m. 0-4. (i-::. Ladies' donblos: Misses Cian — JJoii v Misses l.ind — Lcisc- ^atisr. n-1. (i-:i; ilis» Wilson v Miss Simp son. H-...
AN EASY CHAIR RE-UPHOLSTERING STUFF-OVER METHOD [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
AN EASY CHAIR ? — -♦ — . RE-UPHOLSTERING STUFF-OVER METHOD . Easy chairs of -ho type illustrated rm generally upholsterod by \hf meih^d known as ?**efuff-o\-er.'. The first thjjij; fj do is to rtrip off all the old upliolsWv. sacking, stuffing, and so fortli. WViI JJiis has l-p*n done, a number of spri-.i^v, will bi? revcaW. Assuming the chair to be in a' bad Btato, tin* springs and tl'p supporting webbing shouJd bo remo--i-.J, .iim, u upccssarj-. inc jojnts of the ch-'ir frame taken apart and re-glued, pinned or screwed. ' ? . The next ptep is to obtain some new tyebbing. This should be good quality upholterer's webbing about 25n TriJr. Commence bj- hailing the webbing across the bottom lower part of the seat frame. spacing the webs about 'iiin apart. Secure the ends of the webbing with 5-8in dout nails or very strong, tin tacks, using :*t least three at each of the webbing, doubling the . latter over for extra' strength. It is important to draw the web bing vny tightly, doing this...
AUSTRALIAN CHIEF STUDEBAKER CORPORATION [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
AUSTRALIAN CHlfeF ? ♦ STUDEBAKER CORPORATION Ilsivinp been five times around the world as export sales manner for Studebaker cars, Mr. G. E. Willis, who is now managing director of the Stude baker Corporation of Australasia Ltd., was delighted to r»li iquish his interest ing but nomadic task to establish a per manent home in Sydney- The Australian company has secured the franchise from the factory for the sale and distribution of Studebaker cars in New South Wales. Mr. Willis begins h' new work with a splendid background of experience. He started his brilliant career with the Studebpker organisation in 1911 as manager of the Studebaker branch in Berlin, Germany. He continued in that position until the branch was closed in 1914. on account of the war. In 1915 and 181G he served the corporation as a special representative in Eussia, selling nearly £1,000,000 worth of cars, wheels, ?waggons, etc., to the Russian Govern ment. In 1917 Mr. 'Willis was appointed manager of the Studebaker b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
; — ... ?..;.. ? ? ^t^^. M^^t udESfiw ^03bi .^^Bb- tf Q%QQQmiles under li.A.C. observation Running Costs ltd per mile :V Oil, PetroI,Tyres ? In a little over three months a Crossley covered 25,000 miles . under observation '? of the Royal Automobile Club, thereby breaking all £-A.C. Certified Trial Car Mileage Records. Cost was only l^d. tper mile for Oil, Petrol and Tyres. Petrol Average: 26 Mile* per Gallon %*k ' Oil Average : 511 4 Miles per Gallon ?f|||* | BRITISH DOMINION 11 MOTORS LIMITED if C/o. HOWARD MOT-DR CO. LTD. WW ADELAIDE ST. - BRISBANE |||1 ' i ?.'.'; ? ? - '???. - -. ' ? -* ?' ? ??'''..? ? : ' ? -????# ; Proved their worth on the R.A.€.Q. Reliability run. ' Throughout the' five days' strenuous drive they did not give the drivers one moment's trouble. . ?- Not one point was lost in the reliability score through Stewarts. They stood lip to this work. They will stand up to yours. . V ?. ? ' \ 1 * r Marthi Wilsdn Bros. Ltd. 299 ADELAiDE-STREET, BRISBANE. ? ?_? ? ' \ ?''...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
«?????«???????????£ 1 The Best! s jBENNETT S ? Non-Skid ? j Tyre Chains s ! ^ - i-o not be miaTed — there are no * '? cfcuns in the world nearly as good ? .? as Bennett Chains. From any stand- ? '«? i Po^t — simplicity of fixing, soreness g S of griPf Jong service and economy — B '?? their equal has not yet been found. 5 ' ? Supplies always available— if any ? K difficulty in obtaining, write us direct g 5 or 'phone Cent. 1617. g «NQ47 V9^u£uUmBp valley n -m Alfred StSaBjafiBsr Brisbane , V^^H^/TIHE choice of electrical ex JHJr * pertsfordiybattetywprk. mf.. The preference of the public -V-'' for radio andforthe thousand U~ and one dry battery uses in ? ? .. and about the home, farm, ? ?- : motor boat, mine, camp or \ M: ' field. Insist upon Columbia* ' ?/? V — rthey last longer. : ft bub * ceHrAHTjM^M^^ '?'?mk ' (MIST.) WB. ]^H^^B ?- a^. SKKmt&n* SHHS AMWVWVVVVVVtfWVWVVtfVWVWWVt A. J. LEAVER, & \ G. A. C. LEAVER, Consulting Automotive Engineers, JNION BANK CHAMBERS ...
DE LUXE FORDS TWO NEW MODELS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
DE LUXE FORDS ?» ? TWO NEW MODELS The establishment in Australia of mannfneturiuir and assembling branches of the Ford factories has already justi fied itself in lowered prices. Now there is farther proof of the enterprise of the famous firm in two new models — the de luxe touring and single-seater Fords. These ears are beautifully finished; poTtajit changes effected fe structure and fittings put them in a class Tory much above that implied bj' their price. WINNER AT T00W00MBA.— Mr. Chas. Arnold, in his Dodge, as the winner of the recent petrol consumption test of the Toowoomba branch, of the R.A.C.Q. His actual mileage per gallon was 43.4, and on tonnage be put up the wonderful figures of 66.882 ton miles per gallon, the highest for the day. They are really remarkable value, even for Fords, which are famous of course for economy both of first cost and up keep. Included in the fittings are spe cially painted wheels (in either red, green, or yellow), contrasting with the body-colour ...
MODERN MOTORING First Sunday Each Month Special Monthly Motor Number NEED FOR SIGN-POSTING Duty of Local Authorities [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
MOnF.13TsT MOTODING First Sunday ^»jgsggg c,..f JWWB Each M!!!!lL«^^^^^^iM nfcliflii ~a^''~]EA^— ^ Special Monthly ^^WL^^-^fB^^^s^^^,,, ,, Motor Number J NEED FOR SIGN-POSTING ? ?-?» ? ? Duty of Local Authorities Tvro years ago this month the J Queensland Government, amended the Local Authorities Act to compel councils throughout the State to erect and maintain adequately along all their main roads, suitable direction signs at the junction of cross roads, indicating the name of A period of three years was al lowed the local councils in which to complete this most necessary work, and it is gratifying to note that several councils are doing their best to improve the sign-posting of their districts.. Others cave done little or nothing, and it is asserted that only by compulsion will they carry out this work. The Royal Automobile Club has on a couple of occasions sent letters of reminder to the councils as to their obligations, while the Home Secretary's Department has also informed the...
COAL STRIKE EFFECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
COAL STRIKE EFFECTS. Nothing has been more remarkable than the manner in which the trade of the eountry and its employment have stood up to the. cruel strain in flicted upon them. — Mr. Winston dhur chill. ..'.'?' SUSPICION AND MISTRUST. Problems insoluble when approached with suspicion are less intractable when suspicion and mistrust are dis pelled. — Lord Irwin.
LABOUR SAVERS HERE ARE HOUSES! [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
LABOUR SAVERS HERE ARE HOUSES! ♦Some house* built at Surbiton, near London, arc remarkable for the num ber of labour-saving devices they con tain: Tliey are the sort of houses that every housewife dreams about but never finds; Th-? threshold of the front door is of ?white marbie. whk-h can be cleaned with the window fittings are coppered on l.rasg. and therefore oannot rust. The finger-plates on the doore arc of stain less sieei. All taps in sinks and bath roon.a nre white enamelled. Under the grate there is a chute into which the ashes are swept when the p-ate is being cleaned out. There ii a gas point at e.vh firpp'acp. so thaj fires do not haro to be laid, for a gas 'poker' ran start a fire from raw --oal in a few minute?. Every room has dtwtproof picture Mils. -The walls of the kitchen are covered with white tiles. The ceiling is panelled in opal glass. Al' cup boards extend to the oeiling. ' so that there is no space for dust to collect. Tho usual open kitchen dresser is re pla...
WHY UGLINESS GOOD-LOOKING POWER PLANTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
WHY UGLINESS » ? GOOD-LOOKING POWER PLANTS 'Why should a power-plant be uglyf If it comes to that, why should any .building be ugly? To design a . struc ture that will fojfil its purpose and also please the. eye, without excessive 'cost that is the architect's job. Unfor tunately it is a job that is not always carried out. Industrial buildings are doubtless the worst instances. a. cvatrwuuir 10 rower riant en gineering' (Chicago) calls particular attention to our pow.er:houses. and puts in a plea v for . 'greater architectural beauty in their design.' He has seen at least . one - lovely example; and he be gins his article by telling us how it burst upojj his sight — a vision of ecstasy. We read: One night, several weeks &go, as I was travelling from New York to Chicago on a New York Central train, shortly after leaving Albany and get ting into my berth, I raised the shade -and watched the country-side flash by through the night. Suddenlj', the dark ness was broken and there ...
GLASSWARE SYRIAN BEGINNINGS EGYPTIAN PASTES [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
GLASSWARE — ♦ — SYRIAN BEGINNINGS EGYPTIAN PASTES Professor Sir TV- Flinders Petrie, F-R S-, in a r^rrnt V^rturc to tlir- Society i*t Glass Teohnolojry at University- Col-. lfg-\, London, *aid -hat. in his opininbn, r.o . c'ass v?as m.-idp' in I-?typt prior to :ibout 1500 BC-, aH earlier specimen* Lcinie imported- There vras no ques tion -hat the Syrians were far ahead of the Egyptians i^- to this period in the matter of art and industry, and onrt had I;ttJe difficulty in attributing to' ibfl ported into Egypt prior to the date mentioned Examples of .class had been found in Syria in the Euphrates region, which could definitely be- ? dated back to 2500 BC- It was significant that only 50. _years . or so elapsed between' a time . ?when glass was a comparatively rare commodity in Egypt and a tim.i when it was possibly the commonest commodity of all- Glass vases and glass beads rapidly came into everyday use- At first it was not a Hquid glass which was produced, but a glass paste which ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926
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