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HAPPENINGS IN MOSCOW FIGHT MAY RESTORE RUSSIA Split Amongst Communists [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
HAPPENINGS IN MOSCOW FIGHT MAY RESTORE RUSSIA Split Amongst Communists All Russia Is In a ferment, and the fight within the ranks ol' the Com- munist party, which, since theideath of Lenin, has been riroco'edirtg behind closed doors, has now come into tin open, and the warring groups of Com- munists ate now baftjlng for contioi of the Soviel Government. Within the past month, thousands of important Communist Officials have g been , dismissed, and* Uno arrests throughout Russia also run into con- siderably over four figures. Under the new leader of the State' political police -Cheka-M. Menshlnskl, arrests of -nany Important officers ' of the lied army have bcçn made In the Lenin- grad and Moscow garrisons, but con- firmed reports state that sinall mutin- ies, which occurred In the most impor- tant of the garrisons, have been suc- cessfully dealt with'f'-bV the Cholta troops. ' Mlnshinski, according tp'the Moscow "Pravday" has received from Stallln special powers, .enabling the Cheka ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
:: CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS .. Advertisements under this heading' will lie received Yor publication till' C p.m. on Wednesdays. Charge: Gd per line, minimum 1/6; or 5/- per inch. TENDERS INVITED FEDERAL CAPITAL COMMISSION. TENDERS accompanied by the neces- sary deposits, will Vje received until NOON on MONDAY, lilli OCTOBER, 1926, for the SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF ELECTRO-PLATE CUTLERY. " . Specifications and conditions ol' con- tract may be inspected and tender forms obtained at the office of Hie Director General ol' Works, Common- wealth Offices, Melbourne, the Federal Capital Commission Office, 46 Young street, Sydney, and the Secretary, Fed- eral Capital Commission, Canberra.. Tenders arc to be forwarded in an envelope,^ endorsed ''Tender for Cut- lery," to the Secretary, Federal Capital Commission, Canberra. *. No tender necessarily accepted. "FEDERAL CAPITAL COMMISSION CARTAGE OF BRICKS (QUOTATIONS will be received until ** NOON on MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1926, for the CARTAGE. OF B...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
COMING EVENTS. A GRAND CONCERT IN AID OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BUILDING FUND will be held in the ACTON AMUSEMENT HALL on Saturday, October 23, Commencing at S p.m. Music lovers are assured of a high class programme. T. McR. BUNN, Hon. Secretary. COMING EVENTS. MONSTER PROCESSION & SPORTS Monday, October 4 (EIGHT-HOUR DAY) On Queanbeyan Showground r~ In aid of Queanbeyan Hospital &lt;_ Building Fund PROCESSION STARTS AT 10 am. Canberra Business Houses are Invited to make Displays. £60 Programme of Sports ADMISSION 2/-; CHILDREN 1I-. All poisons in fancy costume admitted fiee All decorated Cais and Lorries admitted free BARTON'S SAFETY COACHES WILL RUN SPECIAL SERVICES FROM CANBERRA Hon Sec . AC BOWERS. Hall P. .and- A. Association ANNUAL Spring Show - AT - HALL Saturday, 9th October Next Commencing 10 a m sharp Interesting and Exciting Ring Events in Hoi se Section, Good Exhibits in Wool and Sheep and Poultry Sections IDEAL SPOT TO SPEND AN ENJOYABLE DAY REFRESHMENT...
DIVER'S ROMANCE "APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY" SALVING THE "LAURENTIC" [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
DIVER'S ROMANCE "APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY" SALVING TUB "LAURENTIC" " Atriumph of applied physiology" is what "The Lancet" '(London) calls the seven-year effort , almost completely successful, to salvage 25,000,000 dollors in gold from (the sunken Laurentic, a 15,000-ton Atlantic liner. This vessel was taken over by the British Admiral^ ty during the war and converted into'1 an armed cruiser. Early in 1917 she sailed from Liverpool with five million pounds' worth of gold bars for .Halifax, and was sunk by mines off the Donegal coast In 120 feet of water. We read: "Diving operations wore soon, begun the strong room reached, and a little of the gold brought up. A violent . gale then interrupted operations,. and when the divers were able to get down again they found that the ship hod broken up and collapsed, and that the gold was ?buried at the bottom of the ruins. So they set lo work to break and blast choir1 way through the remains, and when operations finally ceased in 1921 moro than 98 pe...
CHAMPION TEA DRINKER [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
CHAMPION TEA DRINKER Bradley Peach, New Jersey, is re- sponsible for another would-be cham- pion in one Lew Meyerson, who claims to be the greatest tea drinker In the United States. This wonderful person says that he &nbsp; drinks an average of 46 to 48 cups of &nbsp; &nbsp; tea each day, and thereby consumes an average of two and a quarter pounds of tea a week; he drinks it with a little milk, but no sugar. Strange to say, the meal which would normally be expected to provide the chief base of operations for such ex- ploits has played no part in them, for the man has never attended an "after- noon tea" in his life.
BUFFALO FLY PEST [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
BUFFALO FLY PEST To combat the buffalo fly, which' is olio of the most serious menaces to the cattle industry in North Australia, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has arranged for Mr.'D. Mur- nane, of the Western "Australian Dc arlment of Agriculture, -to go to Darwin to conduct investigations. - , Mr. Murnane will Investigate tile pre- valence and distribution of the pest, which is believed to have been intro- duced from Timor, and ho will report to the council.
WAR ORPHAN MYSTERY Police Officials Predicament [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
WAR ORPHAN MYSTERY Police Officials . Predicament The French authorities are perplexed over the mystery of Rehe Bouree, a war orphan, who was evacuated from the Aisne Department in 1917, and taken care of by a police official. M. Peltier, Ile was then four years old. Since then all attempts to trace his parents have failed, and M. Peltier now wishes formallyvto adopt him. But he is confronted willi the fact that the child, being neither a foundling nor abandoned, has no legalt existence. It is believed that the child's parents perished in the bombardment of his home by Gerrfian aeroplanes which ac- tually dropped bombs on the convoy.of children, including Rene Bouree, who was being taken out of the danger zone. Many of the children were killed and wounded, but Rene escaped, and, now a boy of 13, he has distinguished himself at his lessons. M. Peltier wishes him io tuite a higher course, but the lad has no birth certificate, and none of his relations can be traced.
C. J. DE GARIS £5000 LIFE POLICY TO BE CONTESTED PERTH, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
C. J. DE GARIS £5000 LIFE POLICY TO BE CONTESTED PERTH, Wednesday. Air. Arthur Haynes, solicitor who in- sured the life of Mr. C. J. D"e Garls for £5000 shortly before his death, states that he has issued a writ against the T. and.G. Mutual Life Assurance So- ciety, 'claiming £5115, on a policy. He claims the £5000 set out in the policy, and £115 as a bonus alleged to be due for the first year. The policy on Do Garis' life, it was revealed, was taken out only seven weeks before the sensational suicide of the latter, at his Mornington home last month by turning gas on. It Is understood that the de- fendant company intends to contest the claim on ground that on the principle of public policy it cannot lie compelled to pay insurance in event of suicide, even though the policy has been assign- ed in. the meantime.
HEROIC'S OWNER Return from Abroad English Turf Conditions PERTH, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
HEROIC'S OWNER Return from Abroad English Turf Conditions PERTH, Wednesday. Mr. C. B. Kellow-, owner of Heroic, who returned from England on the Naldera yesterday, declared that the lacing game in England is booming. Accompanied by Mr. James Scoble, the well known trainer, he visited the prin- cipal stables in England. Mr. Scobie was on the look out for suitable pur- chases, but good horses were not for sale, though one could buy ordinary, soiling platers. If Heroic were iii England," Mr. Kel lovv declared, "he would bring £40,000 to £50,000. An ofter~of £100,000 for I Solarlo, the winner of the Ascot Gold I Cup had been' refused, and Coronach, the -vvínnor of-the Derby, was not to be bought at any price." i "Racing in England, he said, "is not conducted on the same lines as in Aus- tralia) where the convenience of the public was the'first consideration. Over there they run for rich owners," he concluded.
BROADCASTING RADIO PROGRAMME WEEKLY FEATURES [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
BROADCASTING RADIO PROGRAMME WEEKLY FEATURES Tho following aro the principal items of the Broadcasting Companies for the ensuing week: 2FC (Farmer's) I 1 00 Metres "Friday, October 1-Danoo in your own homes, and collect 1/- for Cancer Research Fund. Rose Marie, Act 1. Henry Santrey's Band from Went- worth. (Changed to 442 Metres) Saturday, October 2-Alfred O'shea, S.30 p.m. Sunday, October 3-St. Stephen's Presbyterian, 11 a.m.;-St. Mark's C. of E., 7.15 p.m.; organ recital, 3 p.m.; military band, S.30 p.m. , Monday, October 4-Radio Play, "Woes of a Listener," 0.30 p.m. Tuesday, October 5--Wiuners of Oct- ober Bride Competition, 0 p.m. Wednesday, October 6-Frank Hurley "Head Hunters of Papua," 8.20 p.m. Thursday, October 7-Empire Dele- gation, 8 p.m. " Friday, October 8-Rose Marie, Act 2, .9.50 p.m. Saturday, October 9-rRandwick Races in Running; Excerpts from Dorothy, 8.45 p.m. , Sunday, October 10-St. Andrew's Cathedral, 11 am.; National Rifle As- sociations' Service, 3 p.m.; Pitt ...
Display Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
JOHN ?p W LIE GENERAL BLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT Monaro Street, Queanbeyan AU Classes of Woik Neatly and Expeditiouslj Executed. '-¿'V-.'V' *T'i^ ¿v-ï " liiemari /fireman/ S^üe my \VQtcli / My goodness gracious! Isn't that awful! His little wife and weeping child stand amid the smoke and flafnes apd he thinks only of his watch. But wait! Isn't that an ORCHARD'S "CANBERRA"? Why, so it is! Ah, that explains it. An ORCHARD'S "CANBERRA." *Of course! -Orchards Canberra V /v Jewelled **%M %m For IN AN ENGLISH TEN YEAR GOLD FILLED OR STERLING SILVER CASE! Orchard's "Canberra" is jewelled to keep accurate time for very many years. Sturdily built to stand up to the roughest use. Guar- anteed for 12 years, apd kept in order FREE, for Í year. Price . . -¿5ÍJ/ ¡iSplcndid Value in Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, Cutlery, etc., write for- our. latest Catalor/ue. FOOTBALL CLUB SECRETARIES! Orchard's Ltd. were ,the successful tenderers for supplying tip 1926 season -Rugby League Medals. We are making a...
GOLD HUNT ENDED WHERE IS CROESUS' TREASURE? [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
GOLD...HUNT ENDED WHERE IS CROESUS' , TREASURE? Tho late Profes,or Howard Dutler, Qf, Xortli Salem, (Muss), who fapant years öxtavating: m Said,s and other paits oÇ Asia Minor for the wealth of j-Ccossus, .suppo-ed to be buried there, left on en tats of, less than £4 OOP. Pcofev-.or'But-^ 1er, i\ hor wa/¡ a close; friend of former President Woodrow Wilson,' and served on the Faculty of Princeton Univer- sity "when Professor Wilson ii as its president, was,&lt;Xor years proféssor'of art and ai-chaelogy at 'Pr.incçtQn. He con^ conducted numerous, expeditions'", into Asia Minor before the- World War, but | had to interrupt* his worlc -when armjea started battling theie. He renewed his o:icavntions after the war, but' latjr died, of pneumonia. ' ¡ '
EDWARD CLARK [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
EDWARD CLARK The death occurred at his late re- sidence, "Round Hill, Queanbeyan, on Monday last of Mr Edward Clarke, one ol' the i oldest identities of 'Can- berra, after an Illness which had lasted for several 'months. t \ The late Mr. Clark.hwhg was 70 years of age, sustained 'severe shock last year during the flood while endeavour- ing' to rescue his horse from the flood waters near the Power !JIouso. A nal Ive of the Southern Districts of the Slate, 'Mr. Clark had passed' most ol' his lite not far,'from Canberra, Vor many years he resided at Dun- troon, hut latterly has been in the employ of the Federal Capital Commis- sion. He left three sons, Messrs. Will- iam Clark, Edward Clark and Ronald Clark, and one daughter, Mrs. J. Grif- fith. ,., The funeral, service was conducted iii me Presbyterian , section of the Queanbc>an cemetery by the Rev. C. Wearne, of Queanbeyan, many of the friends ol' the deceased being present, and there were numerous floral tri- bute«. ' .. ' t
P. W. WINIFRED [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
P. W. WINIFRED * The death occurred at Canberra Hos- pital on Monday of Percy Wilfred "Win ham, a returned soldier who. carne to Canberra from Tasmania. , In Hie ab- sence, of the relatives of the deceased the Canberra branch of the Returned Soldiers and Sailors1 Imperial League undertook the arrangements for the funeral, which took place at the Church of St. John the Baptisl. on Tuesday af- ternoon. A service was" conducted by. Canon Ward, and there wore'present at the graveside tunny friends of the deccasech from the various workmen's camps, and Messrs. P. J. Macnamara and R. Rqwc, representing the local returned soldiers, and Mr. W. Hunt, representing the Limbless and Maimed Soldiers' Associa- tion, to which deceased helonged. '
FOOTBALL AUSTRALIAN RULES North Melbourne Defeated SYDNEY TEAM'S SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
FOQTBATJ, AUSTRALIAN RULES North Melbourne Defeated SYDNEY TEAM'S SUCCESS, Tour thousand sppctator-s gatherqd at Eiiakmeviilp QAal, Sydney, on Satutady, tt> witness an Austialiun Rülps match bátween a Metropolitan team and a side from North Melbourne Club With a good breeze behind them North's ptfigsed from the bounce of the ball. Camelon scoring the opent point This .was followed by a determined -movement*which resulted";ifi the home team goal in sr. "" Cawsey, Murnane, Lit- tle and Leak were prominent, "and 'when Ferguson made a splendid mark had no g'.fßpu.'ty in sporing thp'sjx points. High ¿ia.i3v.ng oï splendid orden ensued by the vtsitois and resulted in Day and Cameron bpth kjçljipg goals. Before the quaiter. 'ended the home team un- folded brilliant * "attacking" movements, resulting In 'Kirkwood and Smith both g-oajjnç. * ' / \jii tjie second quarter North Mel- bourne ^settled clow'n and through good, (Work In the air gained on the Sydney XVIII A.I wonderful goal by Met...
GHEAP AEROPLANES. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
GH CAP AEROPLANES. "Accórdinrr to recent developments in "cngineeringr .iciencp, 'f aie promit^ .1 new typo- of aetoplune, light, easy to handle, and cheap"to run. The ongjpe j\ill be air-coo.ed, and consume u mini- mum jif .petrol, both desirable factors iii tbti 'hack country of Australia. This, a,c\v light aeroplane with an engine'of .rtje R.íloi} phcrúb Ijpe, will cost about f'pOO, und develop seventy horse powpr, ax a cost of ' about one-halfpenny per ¡nile. The machine can be housed .n an ordinary g.ir.ige.
CHILD WELFARE Scheme Progresses [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
CHILD WELFARE Scheme Progresses Headway is being made in the move- ment for child welfare in Canberra, which, is being pushed forward by the Ainslie, Social Service Association through its lion.'secretary,-Mr. D. Mac- namara. In response to communications which have been' addressed to'various health ,authorities and ¡public 'bodies in child .welfare elsewhere in Australia, word lias now(',been received that Mrs. E. Norton, a mombeV of the council of the National Health Association, will visit Canberra in the near future. The lady will visit various/centres of the city, and deliver lectures]'on child welfare. It is considered that the efforts of ,tho visitor will assist the practical ..»chôme .to , whjeti',, the Social Service Council is_ giving conslderat.on. j
STONE BUILDING BELIEVED OLDEST KNOWN [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
STONE BUILDING BELIEVED OLDEST KNOWN What is believed to bp the .oldest stone building yet discovered has just been unearthed in tho Sakkara Necro- polis, near the famous Step'Pyramid. It is one of two temples and' lsvthe tomji chamber. Its architecture is comparable, with the best -work loft by * ancient Greece. ¡ -, ¡ The tomb chamber ,may prove to 1}Q an even more important find than thp discovery early in the year of the tomn of King Snofru, the fourth dynasty mon- arch, who lived about 5000 years agói
HEAVY FINES Customs Evasions MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Canberra Times — 1 October 1926
HEAVY FINES ' Customs Evasions MELBOURNE, Thursday. Pauline et Cle, modistes, of Collins Street, were fined ¡C14ÍI0 in the City Court yesterday for G3 custom^offen ces. The amounts ranged from .£10 to Al 50. They were ordered to pay the customs department £7SS/10/9 repara-' lion for duties evaded. .? Fines totalling £725 were imposed on Mary »Elizabeth-Gray, proprietress, and Mabel Gray, her sister, was fined £10, for evasion of duty and. was ordered to pay £lü/15/S, as reparation. The total payments ordered were £3120, and costs wore .warded to the Customs Department as follows:. £80 against Pauline et Cle, £10/15/- against Mary Elizabeth Gray, and £5/7/0 against Mabel Gray. x A ten days stay of proceedings was granted lo the defendants. The real principal in the firm waa said to be a well-known grazier in the Western District.