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A WARNING TO MOTOR TRUCK USERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
A WARNING TO MOTOR TRUCK USERB. Motor Arms have lately realised the necessity and benefit of educat ing their customers who purchase commercial vehicles in the proper upkeep and driving of their motor trucks, whilst other experts have been laying stress on the need for a more general reailsation of the factor of depreciation when it comes to assessing profits or probable returns. Many commercial carriers and others who look to their trucks to save them money and to earn more for them do not base their depreciation on a good foundation. The method recom mended by many experts is to assess the life of the vehicle at, say, 50,000 miles and then to determine how much this equals in depreciation per mile. Let us assume for argument's sake that depreciation works out at 3d per mile. This means that in the case of the hire carrier his scale of charges must be assessed taking that extra running cost of 3d for every mile into account. Firms and others using motor transport for the sake of ec...
Reign of Terror [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
Reign of Terror Sir A Maurice Low, the Washing ton correspondent of the "Morning Post" (London) has contributed to that journal an article under the heading "The Tragedy of Prohibit ion." The tragedy, in his opinion, is seen in the lowering of the general standard of morality of the American people. "In consequence of Prohibition," he says, "not only is the law, crim inal and moral, being re-written, but the whole attitude of the American people in regard to both law and morality is in process of transforma tion." Coincident with that opinion the New York correspondent of the Lon don "Daily Mail'. sent the following despatch to that journal: "A Prohibition reign of terror has been started in Indianna by the en forcement of. the Prohibition "bone dry" law. "The most modest supply of liquor in the home is illegal and news of the possession of one bottle is suffici ent to cause a raid. "Residents are declaring that no country ever saw a more drastic in fringement of the rights of the h...
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 1925. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Queanbeyan Parish. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
CHURCH NOTICES SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 1925. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Quembem-- Pawdh. Qsesabeysa, 8 a.m., H.C., 11 a.m., N.C., sad 7.30 p.m. Burrs, 3 p.m. MrV. 3. J. WUWT. Cambrsem !are. Power House, 7.30 a.m. H.C. R.M.C., 10 a.m. St. John's, Canberra, 11 a.m. H.O. Sutton, 3 p.m. Oundaroo, 7.30 p.m. R V. P. G. WARD.
Queanbeyan Flood Damage FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SOUGHT GRANT OF £200. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
Queanbeyan Flood Damage FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, SOUGHT GRANT OF £200. On Monday; Mayor Harris, accom-. panied by Mr. Inspector Lazarus, representing the Queanbeyan Muni cipal Council; waited upon the Min ister for Local Government ini regard to damage to the town caused by the recent flood. The deputation was in troduced by the Lord Mayor, Ald. I Stokes, M.L.A., who went out of his i way to expedite; the matter. It was pointed out-that the Coun cil had spent all it's rates and by the end of the week would find it neces sary to put off 28 men who had been employed cleaning up the streets and other works. Mayor "Harris pressed for immedi ate consideration and :was promised by Mr. Cann that he .-would advise within three days what'financial help could be afforded.', Mayor Harris returned to Quean beyan this miorning and found that the Minister was true to his promise, receiving from the Under-secretary for Local Government, a letter .stat ing with further reference to the re quest for as...
NEWSPAPER LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
NEWSPAPER LAW. 1. Subscribers who do not give express notice to the contrary are. considered , as wishing to continue -their subscriptions. 2. If subscribers order the dis continuance of their periodicals, the publisher may continue to send them until arrears are paid. 3. It subscribers refuse or ne glect to take any periodicals from the office to which they are direct e1, they are responsible until they ;:ave settled their -accounts and -rdered the periodicals to be dis continued. 4. ~f subscribers move to other -'tlaces without informing the pub dshers and the papers are sent to their former address, the subecrt oers. are responsible. 5. T:he Courts have decided that "refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing, or leaving them uncalled for, is prima faele evidence of intentional frauds." .6. If subscribers pay in advance ior a pert-odical, they are bound to give notice to the publisher at the end of the time if they do not wish to continue taking it, otherwise the p...
FEDERAL TERRITORY DIRECTORY [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
FEDERAL TERRITORYI DIRECTORY Molonglo Progress Association: Secretary, R. Brown. Molonglo RoversFootballClub: President, C. Chaulker, jun.; Secretary, G. Wellington. Federal Australian Rules Foot ball Club: President, J. J. Dillon (Westridge): Secre tary, J. H. Tootell (Molon glo). Blandfordia Australian Rules Football Club: President, T. Saunders (The Gap); Secre tary, L. Brill (The Gap). Federal Territory Australian Rules Football League: J. J. Dillon (Westridge) ; Secre tary, J. 'M. Orr (Acton). Acton Australian Rules Foot ball Club (Premier-Team, 1925, F.T.A.R.F. League): Patrons, Colonel Owen, J. H. Butters(Chairman Fed. Cap. Commission); President, J. . C. Brackenreg; Secretary, ,E. V. Proctor; Treasurer, R. S. Soward. Canberra Branch A.L.P.: J. Harrington .(Molonglo). Hilltop Tennis Club, Molonglo Settlement.-President, R. Kerison; Secretary, F. D. Jenkin. i The names of officials of sporting clubs and public bodies are published in this column free of charge Secretaries are ...
BAD DRIVING SPELLS £.s.d. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
BAD DRIVING SPELLS £.s.d. The majority of motorists are not in that happy position where the sums which they are obliged to spend each year in the upkeep of their cars is of no importance or sig nificance. Indeed, many of us look ruefully at the butts of our cheque book at the end of the year and won der why on earth the car has cost so much to run. To some extent the large disbursements may point to our having been the victim of unscru pulous motor engineers and others of a like sort, but the blame of a great deal of the high costs of mo toring can be laid at the door, or to be more accurate, at the hands and feet of the driver himself. One act of bad driving may not in itself do any apparent or tangible damage to the car, but the cumulative effect of such conduct throughout the year does not take long to make itself felt. This question of bad driving is one quite apart from neglect to keep the car properly lubricated and adjusted and refers simply to the faulty or negligent manipu...
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA ADVOCATE Incorporating the "Queanbeyan Leader." THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1925. QUEANBEYAN CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
QUEANBEYAN - CANBERRA . ADVOCATE Incoiporating the "Qucanbeyan Leader." - . THURSI)AY, JULY 30, 1925. QUEAN BEYAN CEIMETERIY. The Under-Secretary, Lands De partment, writes Mr. J. A. Perkins, M.L.A. .as follows:-Referring to your representations in relation to the communication from Rev. S. J. WVest, in connection with the above named cemetery, I have to inform you that this Department has no vote from which any grant towards the improvement of Queanbeyan Cemetery could be made. The' pa pers of the case were, however, re ferred to the District Surveyor for report, with a view to consideration being given the question of providing a special grant towards the improve ment of the cemetery. You will be further advised on receipt, and con sideration of such report. Incidentally, while in Sydney this week, the Mayor, Aid. Harris, inter viewed the Minister for Lands, Mr. Loughlin, and 'was advised that he. would expedite dealing with the Cemetery question. John Mitchell, 21, died in the Li...
MOTOR NOTES WHAT TO PAY FOR A USED CAR ? [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
MOTOR NOTES - - p s8 WHAT TO PAY FOR A USED' CAR ? b b A variety of factors have caused b in a great many centres in Australia o quite a glut of cars in the second- is hand market, whilst almost every- t, where second-hand cars are to be r found in greater abundance than p ever before. The very variety of b used models which is now obtain- a able is in itself often most perplex- 4 ing to the prospective buyer. As is c inevitably the case in every depart- a ment of .commerce where supply ex ceeds demand, prices drop and the a second-hand car market has been no I exception, but in deciding what is an advisable price to pay for any a particular model, there are a num- t ber of considerations peculiar to the t subject in question, which must be borne in mind. Why is it that there has been such an extraordinary in crease in the total of second-hand cars offered to the public. The an swers are not far to seek. To begin with, in spite of the fact that the 'general scale of costs in most di...
PUBLICITY VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
PUBLICITY VALUE. Another point which too often is lost sight of is the publicity value which may be obtained from the commercial vehicle; more especially does this apply in the case of retail houses who desire to win the esteem and favor of the general public. Sucb concerns in particular should see that commercial vehicles are always kept well painted and in good trim and that the sides and walls especially of enclosed bodies are used to the best advantage for advertising purposes, by having conspicuous and attractive designs painted upon them. Since the motor vehicle mostly attracts the attention of the man in the street when it is in motion, it is a mistake to indulge in a wealth of lettering. and a clever poster efect with one or two words underneath will prove of ininitely more value from a publicity standpoint than some long detailed screed which the pedestrian has not time to read before the vehicle has vanished from his sight.
CHOOSING THE COMMERCIAL BODY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
CHOSING TIHE COMMEMMCAL BODY. We have already spoken of the considerations which should influence the man about to buy motor trans port in his selection of a suitable commercial chassis to meet his needs. The chassis having been bought, there comes the almost equally im portant problem of fitting it with a body suited fQr the work to be per formed. Ease of loading and un loading must be the first considera tion and very often a little ingenuity in design based on the peculiar cir cumstances of each case will allow some slight modification in the con struction of the body that will speed up loading and unloading consider ably. For instance where a motor truck is regularly plying to a goods siding or some loading dock of ample length, it should be well worth while having the sides of the body as well as the tail-board so built that they may be detached easily. This means that instead of placing the vehicle tail-on to the loading dock, it may be run alongside and loaded in half the tim...
RABBIT SKINS DEARER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
RABBIT SKINS DEARER. Winchcombe Carson Ltd. report: Offerings of rabbit skins totalled 111 tons at Wednesday's Sydney Sales, Competition was keen. Values on the average were ld. higher, the market showing an advance of par to 2d. 1st pelty sold to 81d. per lb., 1st winters to 78d., incoming to 631d., does' to 51d., racks 43d. to 44j., and others from 22d. up. Medium to good hareskins made from 8/- to 15/6 per dozen.
Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS CLOSE FOR [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
0los1ag time of mails at Quecabeyan Poet O6ce. MAILS CLOSE FOR Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Yass and Bungendore, daily (Sunday except ed), 7 p.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted), 7 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Hall, Jeir, and Murrumbateman : Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6.30 a.m. (by car); Wednesday and Friday (by train) 7 p.m. Majura: Wednesday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Canberra and Duwtroon: Daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. Gudgenby: Saturday, 6.30 a.m. Amungula and Sutton: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 5 a.m. Westridge and Molonglo Settle ment: Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Brindabella: Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Burra: Tuesday and Friday, 6.30 a.m. (by coach); Tuesday and Frt day, 7 p.m. (by train). While workmen were engaged in pulling down a wall in O'Connell street, Sydney, yesterday, a huge archway on the second floor of the building gave way and an avalanche of bricks crashed through the floor joists to the grou...
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Closing of Mails at the Queanbeyan Post Office. MAILS ARRIVE FROM [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
Queanbeyan and District Mail Services Time-Table of the Arrival and Clos. Ing of Maills at the Qucanboyan Post Oece. MAILS ARRIVE FROM Sydney, Melbourne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goulburn, Bungen dore and Yass, Monday to Saturday inclusive, 4.40 a.m. Cooma and Michelago, daily (Sun day excepted) 8.55 p.m. Ainslie, Gininderra, Hall, Jeir, Murrumbateman, Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday, 1.45 p.m. by car, Majura: Tuesday and Saturday, 6.10 p.m. Tharwa: Daily (Sunday excepted) 4.30 p.m.; Saturday, 2.80 p.m., by car. Gudgenby: Monday, 4.30 p.m. Canberra and Duntroon: Daily (Sundays excepted) 6.10 p.m.; Satur day, 2.25 p.m. Amungula and Sutton: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 p.m. Westridge and Molonglo Settle, ment: Monday, Wednesday, and Fri day, 6 p.m. Brindabella: Monday and Friday, 6 p.m. Burra: Wednesday and Saturday, 3.30 p.m.
QUEANBEYAN PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
QUEANBEYAX PUBLIC SCHOOL. New furniture, in the way of a table, chairs, and 20 desks, the latter capable of seating two scholars each, has recently been received at Quean beyan Public School. This relieves the situation as far as seating accom modation is concerned, but the rooms are greatly overcrowded. When warmer weather arrives the atten ance of pupils will be greater, and some of them - will, of necessity, have to receive instruction under open-air conditions, till an additional class-room is erected. Toy Books. A special line, with colored plates, 1/6 each. Fallick apd Sons.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate — 30 July 1925
Hayes ktols igantic Stktaking . SALSE .-2 IS NOW IN FULL SWING Bargains Bigger and Brighter than Ever SA FEW BPECIAL IN THE SHOW ROOM. I Child's Velvet and Wool Knitted Frocks, all sizes. Sale S Price 10/6. Girls' Flannel Blazers, beautiful quality. 17/6 S= Sale 2/11 pair. " Children's Flannelette Pyjamas, all sizes. 8/11. * All Trimmed Millinery to clear Half Price. - : Nigger Brown Fur Stol a, usual price 94/1 . Sale - : Price 77/6 " • 3 only, Ladies' Navy Serge Frocks to clear 30/0 , a Ladles' Wool Coatees, nice fine quality, a gilft at 12/6 ALL LADIES' TOP COATS LESS 25 PER CENT. SMaids' Knitted Frocks, colors, grey and Saxe. Sale :* :h Prie 25/ - Remember Sale ends Ist August ayes Russell Ltd,. ° "Where the Good Values Are" o Telephone 6 quemabeyan : DODGE BROTHERS Y Be, i ig - . -.. E'xceptional dependability has been of a ch racteristic of Dodge Brothers air M - M Potor Car since the day the frst of ve these sturdy cars was marketed. e . .Nt once in a decade has it failed to ...