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Pigs [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Pi* Some good exhibits are expected as reople are realising the value of the well bred pig. Mr. Shelton is ex pected, and will adjudicate. Mr. Shelton deserves great praise in bringing about the Junior Farmers' Club, and there is abundant evidence that the juniors do not intend fam* tag as of ycrtx Breed, feed, and weed - is to be thefc tfogan. There is to be a sports programme, races for young and old, and weather permitting, a good day should result.
Yes, We Have Some [?] [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Yes. Wa Have tmm «s Mr. Bert MTCXymont, Currumbin, forwarded focr cases of choice and special IW— on the 14th iast, and was told the quality was excellent. Man Silk Brat, are the entrusted agents for this coaMgfcsment. Mr. wQjtamt has no fear of tbe results, as «f*tytUne Is dlrfrnm In the cases, flisswj sod packed honestly, aad as Mac Mays, they will sell ihwnsalvw. .
EUROPEAN RACING. [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
EUROPEAN RACING. A triangular road circuit at Ia Mans, 120 miles from Paris, has been selected far the French Grand Prix limited fuel race which will be held next Juna This racet the only one directly organised by tbe French club, is run under tbe recently adopt ed international rule prov.ding for a petrol and oil allowance of 301b. of petrol and oil 62 miles. Ccmi-etitors can select tnelr own proportions oi lubricant and fuel out of the total allowance, it b:ing understood that both engine and transmission must be provided far. Minimum ueight of the an is 19801b. empty, this including one spare wheel which must be car- * ried during tba race. .The pettnol tank must be independent of the body and external, no streaml'mirfe being al lowed The distance of the race is 420 miles. Two other Paces to be held at Le Mans during the month of Jane are the Bugatti Grand Prix, for Bugatti cars only, and the annual 24 hotir iace fir tbe Rcdge-Whitworth Cup. It is announced that Chrysler, Auburn ...
COAL OIL DEVELOPMENT [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
COAL OIL DEVELOPMENT Negotiations are being concluded between Anrerican and British groups with tbe object of producing high grade motor spirit from British coal oQs by a process which has developed in the United States. It is known as the Ramage Vapour Phase process, and was invented by a well-known Scotch chemist. Dr. Ramage. An in terestiAr circumstance is that years ago Dr. Ramage offered his process to retroleom interests in England, but it was rejected and he was com pelled to take it to the States where it has since been adopitett on a very wide scale. The spirit produced is known as '(^W spirit. It is a ?'craddngT isoceas and Is suitable for treating tbe crude oil obtained from oal by low-teirfjerattfr? carbonisa tion.
PRESERVING IGNITION CABLE [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
PRESERVING IGNITION CABLE Rubber high-tension cables jrav be come rotted by oil after a ccnsider cble time unless protected in -some way, and the resulting weakening of the rubber, insulaion causes loss of spark intensity and possibly, misfir ing. Ooating the cables with shellac varnish can be bought ready made-up. or a tablespoonful of shellac flakes rreur be dissolved in a teacupfuJ of methylated spirits. If tbe varnish is made too thick It will not ''flex'* with the high tenson leads, but will flake and peel off. The varnish is reasonably oil and waterproof and is, of course, an excellent insulator. 'Bad weather has saved many a theattre manager from bankruptcy,' says a writer. It's the pour that helrte the poor. -
CLEANING PLUGS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
CLEAN IN B PLUGS Many conscientious car owaets make a point of periodically removing each sparking plug, cleaning the points with. a wire brush and setting tbe gaps correctly. So far as it goes this is an exoellent idea, but it is often overlooked, however, that the insula tion of the central electrode, which is normally out of sight in tbe body of the plug, s apt to tret coated with a thin layer of crvson whicn acts as a conductor and results In current leakage. It is more important, there fore, to dismantle tbe plug and at tend to this part than it » merely to clean-the points, for provided the lat ter are not actually coated with oft so that a spark cannot occur at all, tha.e is little object in cleaning tbem.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Tlie^^^OTH' CHRYSLER'S NEW FOUR CYLINDER MODEL. IS NOW AVAILABLE. The striking improvements are immediately noticeable^ It setst an entirely new standard In can design. A 'Four' that acts like a '*3lx' Price £265 WATCH FOR THE NEW MODELS. 65 AND 75 AVAILABLE SHOkl'LY. Local Dealers : The Southport Motor & Parking Co. Ltd. «CARBOROUGH-STRE£T. * NEAR STATION. 'PHONE 371. SOUTHPORT. llThe Smoothest^ l I Riding Cart 1 Ever Built ! | IStudebaket's new ball bearing tpring ?hackle* — die greatest adrancc ia car engineering for years. Studebaker alone provides p restfol riding that no other j§ car at any price has ever S offered. g Ball bearing spring shackles g are the secret g - No creasing; no squeaks, no S rattles. |j ^ Ton can now drive a Stndt- |j baker for 20,000 miles or e more without attending to le tbe shackles. f| Ton should drive one of (1 Stadebakerfi New Models. B today. Arrange an appoint- E ment with yonr dealer. E ISTUDEBJlKERi jj| QhmhI— it Distributor*: UXUL EXAL...
Property Holders COOMERA SHIRE STATISTICS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Property Holders COOMERA SHIRE STATISTICS ? Interesting particulars of property holdings in the Coomera Shire were jdaeed before the council meeting on Tuesday by the clerk, Mr. F. Wuth. They had been prepared at the re quest of the authorities and showed: The nujnher holding lees . than £100 worth of land wais 63, of which tbe aggregate value was £2938, and the average value per ratepayer, £47. Other progressive particulars are ; £100. end less than £ 200, £5396; £160 — £200 and less than £500, 64, £21,073; £329—600 arid less than £1000, 31; £22530; £717— £1000 and less than £2000, 8, £10,790; £1349— £2000 and less than £6000, 2, £4974; £2487. Total, 204; £67,401; , £5079. .
Sports Club Hard Up SURF CLUB TO RESCUE [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Sports Club Hard Up SURF CLUB TO RESCUE' Owing to the faiitfre of the Soutb port Football Club to pay It dues to the Southport Amateur Sports Club, the tatter body found itself unable to meet ita obdaatta* to tfie lessees when It came to finding the insurance premium of £5/6/, wUdi recently fell However, the Southport Surf Life faring dab, whose mesfters use the club room, cane to tbe rescue and advanced the money required until tuch tfcre as tbe football club fulfills its promise or money can be raised by other TtiearH The Sports Club is a useful body, which cultivates a love for healthy tport and good exercise, end is, there fore, worthy of evdty support. I ?
Social News [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Social News Mrs; J. Allen and Miss E. Allen (Spring Meadows, Dalby), Mrs. Hayes and Miss Hayes (Hamilton), Mr. H. Ludgate (Toowoomba), Mr. and Mrs. F. Black (Toowoomba), and Mr. and Mrs. C. Whip were among the iccent lisitcUs at Dudley (Esplanade). Mrs. Dunne, who was among tlw visitors at Dudley, is still in South port. Mrs. John Jackson, who has been ctaj-ifa at Chelmsford, has leturned to Brisbane. M*. and Mrs. J. Ladner (Mount Monah, Jondaryan) are among the visitors to Southport. Mra. Farquhar Mackenzie entei tain- ex! a nutrber of friends at morning 1ea at the Daffodil Cife last Thurs day. Penelope rrwets in tall crystal vases decorated the table.
Five Candidates EYES ON ALBERT ELECTORATE [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Five Candidates EYES ON ALBERT ELECTORATE The representation of Albert elec torate in the State Pariiamente must be looked upon as a 'prize worth win ning. for already there are five canr delates in the field, including . the sitting member, the Hon. J. G- Appd, who for »o long has held this seat. Suppqrteis of the .sitting member .are continent that his active career and distiifeished service which he has rendered will again ensure Us return. the supporters of tbe intending can dates must Tee light ahesd, otherwise they should not be striving fcf- the prize. The otb.*r candidates o the field are, Neil O'Suilivan (Independent Nationalist), A. J. L. Pope (Tam bourine); Ken. R, .Hack (Nel-ong), end A£ W. Kibble, cheihnan of Direc tors of the Kingston factory. Mr. Hack, vhb is regarded as a Remising young man, has intimated to ns that he is standing tn the farmers' interests, He'unsuccessfully contested the' Nerang -Shire presiden tial election against tbe late* Mr. Brake, but polled h...
The Bunyip HAS HIDE AND IS NOISY LIKE SHIRE COUNCILLOR OR ALDERMAN [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
The Bunyip HAS HIDE AND IS NOISY LIKE SHIRE COUNCILLOR OR ALDERMAN J. Shaw writes S|-'r — I have read wltb some amsue ment and much concern in the last two issues various remarks a:id rom ances concerting the local bunyip. It Is all very well for gentlemen like ilrt. Meyers or Mrl Steele to 'try and put across their fantastic tales on an unsuapoctincr comtnunity. What rot it is. They'll be telling us Ibere'a no Father Christinas next! Do they recognise that they are de priving the district, ' especially the farming community, of their main topic of talk during the wet weather, because that's ? when the bunyip is always heard. I have personally been all round the bunyip bole on Mr. Eaglie White's pfmperty. near Noith Burleigh, and, although I haven't actually teen it, I have a friend who has— a brother-in-law— who knows someone who bas seen It, There are a lot of other ?people who have seen it, bat. unfortunately, they are all either dead or gone away now. I think this conclusively p...
Paid to Try Again COOMERA COUNCIL RELENTS MAN WHO WOULD HOLD IT RESPONSIBLE [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Paid to Try Again COOMERA' COUNCIL RELENTS MAN WHO WOULD HOLD IT RESPONSIBLE . Not because he threatens to bold tbe council responsible, but because his demand was considered to be justi fied tboCoomera Coancil on 'Tuesday asreed to do something to relieve the disabilities of IX J. Hargravea, who, for the seaond time withn a few weeks drew attention to portion of the toad leading to his place, which required formation. If this was not attended to be would bold the council respon sible for any accident that . might occur. — Tbe engineer said the part re ferred to was as yet uncleared, and could not be done. Cr. Atntin said Mr. HargFaves informed him that the grades man was willing to remove two trees, but . the. Chairman would net erfree. this the Chatrman denied. The matter was in the engineer's harxte. Hie engineer said nothing could be ?done until the trees were grubbed. On tbe motion of Crs. Sheehan and Austin, the engineer was instructed to have the trees grubbed and tbe load gr...
Working Within Means COOMERA COUNCIL PROBLEM REPAIRS TO VILLAGE STREETS [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Working Within Means COOSiERA COTO OIL PROBLEM REPAIRS TO VILLAGE STREETS The difficulty of keepne work with in revenue Is a jiroblem which local Governing Authorities nre frequently called upon to tackle. It arose at the Coc mera Council meeting on Tuesday, when, led by the Chairman and Cr. Black, the Council affirmed the prin cipal of seeing the different divisions fimt and then deciding how the money at their disposal could be best allotted. It was recognised that evdything necessary could not be done, but the worst should receive - first attention and there should be a balance for contingencies where road troubles would develop afterwards. Tbe question first arose when J. Whallej', Coomara, .nade a request fev the street leading to his gate to be (gravelled, also a box drain. He was prepared to pay for the pipes. H. R White, Coomera, asked to have the »a me street. Lower Coomera, gravelled Cr. She-han movod that tenders for jrrcveliin;? and Insertion of pipes bo called fair. Cr....
Mid-week Bowls [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Mid-week Bowls The ardor of the bowling fraternity has been apt-arently dampened by the '.?ant cs only two rinks were 1r play in the mid-week session at the South pdrt green on Wednesday. However, despite the heaviness of the green en jovable games were played. Scores ; — Annand, BifES, Shillito ? 29 Lowe, Cavill. Birkbetk ? 20 Nathan. Fraxer, Kfrvan ...... 27 J. Shephend, Napper. Monkhoure 33
Last Minute News RIOTIOUS SCENES SYDNEY TRADES UNION SPLIT. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Last Minute News RIOTIOUS SCENES SYDNEY TRADES UNION SPUT. SYDNEY, Friday. There was a notions meeting at tbe Trades Hall last night, when the Communists threatened Mr. Jock Garden that if be attended the Indus trial Peace Conference today they would drag him out. It had obvious ly been packed by the Communlts section. The Jgallery wait also packed With militant* vers AMtnin period* when the meeting got ab solutely out of hand. The proceed- ^ ings mads it very clear-that tbe Trade Union movement is definitely split upon the peace conference issue. ?' Rfotioos scenes 'ensued when Mr. k Ganden and Mr. R. S. Roels were sup ported by 59 votes to 37 on a motion tor tbe adoption, of their (report.
Amalgamation of Shires [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
Amalgamation of Shires ' A Ratepayer writes : — Six, — Some considerable time ago a cotianlBHion was appointed by the Government to take evidence re the amalgamation of shires. Tbeir report was published some six months past. in the daily tfress, favoring larger shires, bat the Government is very Went. What are their TeMOns 1 Is it because an election is shortly to take place ? TWs ia the only obvious (reasoix. But after ^pending such a large sum of money in getting this report, effect most be given to the commfaloh'a recommendations. Host ratepayers are certainly in favor of thts and will support the Gweriaueiit. but would Ifloo them to stite definitely when it Is intended to bring It about. Of course, a few aldermen and councillors who have no chance of becoming membdns of th« larger shires, will be up against the scheme, but they win have to fade away.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Coast Bulletin — 22 February 1929
FRENCH — Mademoiselle L. Vouge, St. Hilda's School, has a few vacancies fo* private lessons or classes. Apply to her at the school. THE SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND DAIRY COMPANY, LTD* KINGSTON. A MEETING of SHAREHOLDERS ?of the above Company will he held in the School of Arts, Beertlelgh, on Matrch 2nd next, at 10 o'olock ajn, 'to hear the ipollcy of each of the Can didates who hive nominated for the position of Director, and to consider any other business which any be brought forwafctL Invitations have been forwarded to ?each of the candidate*. C. H. HOWARD, ' Convenor. -» COOMERA SHIRE COUNCIL TENDERS FOR GRAVELLING TENDERS are hereby invited for Bi* (6) .chains of Gravelling in For*, tone-street, Lower Coomera. Tenders, which most be on the Council's tender form and accompan ied by a preliminary deposit of two ?nd a half per cent. (2^4) of the ?mount of tender, close with the undersigned at 9 wo. on the' 19th Iproxima F. WUTH, Shir® Clerk. Shire Halt. Coomera, February .19, 1929. THE SHA...