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Journeys : RACT MNJ June July 2010
5% OFF* across the store *Excludes advertised specials & benchmark trade specials as displayed in store. Call 6234 3021 95-97 Brisbane St, Hobart. Opposite K & D Warehouse Sparco AUTO PARTS - TYRES - BATTERIES PTYLTD was seven miles, and Launceston to Dilston was nine miles. A section was devoted to legal safeguards. In the event of accident, one should ascertain: • What signs the other driver gave of his approach by hor n, bell, voice, etc • The exact width of the road and the conditions of its surface • The measurements of the tracks of the wheels from the side of the road, both of his car and the wheels of the vehicle with which he collided. This advice was followed by a handy first aid article, and a full reproduction of the Motor Traffic Act. Descriptions of various motoring trips were prominent at the end of the Year Book. For instance, describing how to get from Hobart to Swan sea, the article began: 'Leave Hobart by the paddle steamer Kangaroo. Reaching Bellerive, tur n to the left...' . The Year Book is as instructive of the period in its advertisements as in the articles. • Motors Pty Ltd of 148 Collins St had cars for hire, a day and night petrol ser vice station, and if you were thinking of buying a car, Motors promoted its Ma x well and Citroen cars. Driving was also taught. • Co-operative Motors Ltd at 131 Collins St Hobart featured the Most Up-to- date (Fireproof) Garage and Workshops in the State. There was even a Ladies' Lounge. • You could stay at He athor n’s Hotel in Hobart for 15 shillings a day. Many Tasmanian hotels of the day were listed, while several full page ads simply recommended members to Drink Cascade RED. • At H.C. Heathorn & Co Ltd of Murray St Hobart, Brisbane St Launceston and King St Devonport, car ried out repairs of all kinds on any make of car. Visitors' cars were met on arrival of steamers if required. • The Springs Hotel on Mt Wellington featured a large recreation ground, ball room, and tennis court. 'The view from the hotel is known as the Eighth Wonder of the World.' • Hall & Johnston were ‘profe ssional motor painters and Painters to His Majesty's State Government of Tasmania.' • The new Oakland Six fe atured a four wheel braking system. 'No skidding -- Quick and easy stopping.' You could buy it at Tasmanian Motor Ser vice Pty Ltd, 105 Macquarie St Hobart. • The Australasian Hotel at Kingston Beach faced the beach 'which is not only the most char ming in the state, but is perfectly safe for bathing in all weathers.' Tariff 12 shillings per day or 3-10s per week. • Douglas Motor Cycle s could be bought at Ovenden's Garage, Mur ray St Hobart for £79 with £25 dow n. This included lamp and hor n. ding preventative health specialist "Hearing loss should ated early" Medical research has proven that early intervention assists the treatment of hearing loss and lets patients enjoy life to the full. FREE Hearing facts newsletter If you or your partner would like a copy of the latest edition of this informative newsletter please call now. Wecareaboutyourhearing 1800 057 220 Professional advice about your hearing heath Garry McDonald tackles hearing loss head on Dr. Ross Walker says "Why suffer in silence" Vicky's Aussie mum has VICTORY! new lease on life 1800 057 220 Hobart - Launceston Devonport - Kingston Beach Visiting Service across Tasmania www.audioclinictas.com.au 33 June /July 2010
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