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(To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
(To, the Editor)5 , Sir,-7-1 note at the last meeting of the Gilgandva Shir? Council, -in the engineers report, this statement:— "Contractors who tender low pric es are inclined to hurry' the work, and leave it in an unsatisfactory con-. ditid>n;: with-the 'resuU that; the coun-. ■ . cil's • plant' has ; -to pu t the road i and even the gravel into a satisfactory condition for-inspection by the Main Roads Boal'd" Engineers." 'if this, statement is true, the icngineer has » evidently- neglecte'd his duty. On the completion of work by a contrac tor, it is'the duty of the engineer to inspect the work and see that it is carried out accordingly to -specifica tions. -Now I would like to draw the attention of the engineer, and also the Shire Councillors, to the manner in which ,the" shoulders were put on • to gravel at 9 ■ mile hill, Tooraweenah road and .also condition of wiatea tables. Taking a glance along the water table you Kvould dmagine a snake had crawled along it, while the ■bo...
Boy Scouts [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
| Boy Scouts The Eumungerie Boy Scouts are training hard for the Easter encamp ment at Gilgandra, Scoutmaster Vear ing wovked hard to get tha.boys up to standard.' The services of Mr.' IT. Patterson have been secured as Ambulance Inspector, and the boys are keenly interested. The Ins'.ruc to.- knows hip work, and his Icctures arc interesting to adult members as well as the scouts. The school room, at present used by the scouts, is far: too small, and efforts -will have to be made to obtain, larger quarters to enable "Ihe scouts to do their train ing together. Gilgandra scouts paid a visit to Eumungerie last -week-end and had tin enjoyable time.
Miner's Awful End [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Miner's Awful End Further particulars of the death of Richard Poy, who was killed at Port Kembla on. Thursday, show that the victim was working in a deep cul vert at the steelworks, when u motor lorry, loaded with concrete, backed towards the edge, which gave way. The lorry and tons of concrete fell on the unfortunate man, whose hoad and armj; were ,torn off. Dubbo has lost another of its old eat and most esteemed residents in the person of James Knight, at the age of 71 years. The death, which was very stidden, occurred at his late residence, 104 Bourke Street, North Dubbo, on Wednesday, deceased hav ing passed away quietly seated in h's chair.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
WEDDING BELLS . ■ ' i Zell—Leslie St. Stephens} Church, Gilgandra, was the scene of a pretty wedding "on March 8th., when' Rev. T... Bin'- j fylo Jones ofliciatcd. The contrac ting parties were Nola, the popular I voung daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. W. Ze'.l. of "Bingle," Tooraweenah, to Wallace, youngest son of the late W. j'. and Mrs. Leslie, of "Ellowing," Coc'nabarabvan. For the occasion the church was b'eaut'ful'y decorated by -Mesdamos .Tones, McGrath and Noiman. Thfe Bride made a charming picture as she entered the church on the arm of her brother, Mr. P. Zell. gowned in an , ankle length frock of ivory satin, made on hip yoke and hummed with diamente and orange blossoms, and ivory satin shoes to match. The veil consisted of many yards of tulle with >1 coronet of orange: blossom*. The pretty bridal sheaf of. gladioli,! Cecil Burner roses and frangipannia, •together"'with the bridesmaids' bou quets,-' conic from- Searls' Ltd. Syd •ney. The bridesmaids, Misses Dor's avul^ Mary Mc...
Yesterday's Storm [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Yesterday's Storm As. a results of a sharp and narrow J; storm,: 'which1: passed over Gilgandra | yhterday ai'rernoon,: 47 points of 'j rain were registered at the post office, jj bringing the total for the month up 1 to 145 points. The area covered by the stoi-nv was very narrow, no rain' ' boing experienced over the railway J line .or at; the lower end of Miller | Rtrcet.;&lt;'Liglitj ; steady rain set rrt this morning, andvas tlio sky. is heavi ly : cloud ' laden, prospects of further i falls are bright. . " • „
Worth Encouraging [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Worth Encouraging Says Dubbo "Liberal"—With big! football in sight, a player who should i bo encouraged this year' is Frank Dohnt, of-Eumungerie. Clean hand ler, sure collar, fast, and as gameas you make 'em,, the district , defender is a fuill gack' of great: (promises. With a little tuition and.a ;fow games w^th a good team in front of. him, Dohnt should go on to Country Week. This is a friendly tip fori President Ilus.on .nad |Soc Potter; ' Uicy: will •want all the good 'uns..
COBBORA MATCH ARRANGED To Be Played at Mendooran No Cup Involved [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
COBBORA MATCH ARRANGED o JCO To Be Played at Mendooran Np Cup Involved All local followers of cricket will welcome; the news that filial arrange ments have r been made for the Gil Sandra- Colts: to meet Cobbora at Men ilbomn on; Sunday,- April G, and it is safe_; to.' say :a i record attendance. will: be' present- to witness the clash. Alrcady. scvcral-car loads have signi fied their■ intention- of -.making the trip- from |Gilgandra, and .^.followers of the game from nearby clubs will be ihero - in full force. ■: .The :previ ous contest between these two; sides ended very unsatisfactorily, the Colts maintaining,:-.that wrong - decisions considerably -affected' the- chances cf a win. This time Mendooran um p'res will have control of the game, and they; . IwlU Isee both sides -are treated fairly . The offer .of' . the Colts that a cup, be put up by each team; , the winners to take both, has bee,,-- turned down ; by: Cobbora, and the match will be a friendly one, the losers to pay for ...
Wool Sales [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Wool Sales ; • . Winclicombe, Carson - Ltd . ,; wired ■yostcrday:—AV"c vsold; 6200-'bales: of wool at ouv Sydney Auction today. .■Market at highest point of week. ! rvalues generally. showe.d decidcdt up [■'wai'd trend. . -Fine wools -being in •"particular strong demand,: Continent, .•Japan, Yorkshire, America—all, ac rtivc bidders. Our sales included- ■ Wiseman Bi'os.,: Kempl.o 11, H»nd.ir r. t\, 24&lt;l :&lt;■ Mrs. C. Buckmlister, Yass. /•■Sid; \V. II. Vest,-Canberra, 173d; ,7\. JO; Ilnliijcs, , Glen Tunes, 173d.; J^jilgleish Estate,- Goulbum, 1 Gd; t!: BL liucas, liouning, 15Gd; C. (! ruber Y.nrs. 1 !>i(1; Tomboiig Ks'ato, p. nt e, : *15;,d |. C. Dowling,v Dalton, 15d'.
Berida v. Coboco [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Berida v. Coboco Berida cricketeife visited.'°Gobdco last Sunday nnd 'were successful r defeating them by 175 runs. Coboco batted firs; and thc; only two liion to reach double figures were C. Mat thews and E. Link, who scored 18 and 11 respectively. For Berida T. Murray with 57 retired was top score, while next best were G. Oatley 38 cetired, 0. Knopp 19 and B. Diggs ID. . Following are the scores:— COBOCO E. Link, b G. Oatley 11 C. Matthews, b R. McCutcheon. 18 Howe, b R. McCutcheon ' 0 J. Jennings, c T. Murray, b J. O'Neill " 0 W. Tomlins, b R. McCutcheon ~ 0 P. Fisher, run out 0. R. Bell, not out 3 W. Hendy, c and b If. Chisholjn. 5 D. Gillings, b K Chisholm - 0 T. Wright, c A. MeCutcheon, b Chisholm 0 i'ayno, b J. O'Neill 0 Sundries H Total 57 Bowling: A; McCutcheon 0-12, R. McCutcheon 3-15, IC Chisholm 3-11, G. Oatley 1-5, J. O'Neill 2-13. BERIDA A. 0. McCutcheon, b W. Hendy 7 R. G. McCutcheon, run out 12 B. Chisholm, b W. Tomlins 18 L. Eggleston b E Link . 3 K. Chisholni, b H....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Teeth i ■ r ,v)V/ Film Proicct them against many , sicrict;s tooth and gum disorders, :v iYIanv hoirtuchcs comc from'" off-colour"' teeth. Teeth that rum pretty smiles. Now riitiqv. tcrtli, as dental authorities prove, can lie resided 10 whiteness quickly. • " It's been found that dingy teeth come simply from n lilm that forms on teeth. A stubborn film .ild-'imc dentifrices did not successfully- clcar-oft.- A film, that absorbs food: discolouration.1;, etc. &lt; Run your -tongue across your teeth and : j you can -feci the film now—a slippery -^rniitinr rnvprmf your teeth. Beneath it arc Mbc while teeth you envy often in others. Drntuts sax- the wav to remove it is with theu«.w-typt dcntifncc called Pepsodcnt. Woiics wondus on dingy teeth. 2014 ~eax Power for its size and weight The-farmer's expectations of a .Tractor are higher to-day than ttiey have ever-been. In the'new Model "L" Tractor, the Manufac turers have gone far beyond these expectations. Case never builds hastily...
Victoria's No-License Campaign [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 March 1930
Victoria's No-License Campaign • A conservative estimate of the cost of the no license campaign being con ducted through Victoria is up to the present £200,000. There are still 7 clays to go before the vote is taken. The Liquor Trade Defence Union confident that they will carry the day [ with a 60 per cent, majority for the continuance of the liquor licenses. It , is stated that the Liquor Trades De fence Union is spending £20,000 a week in wages alone. It would seem | that the opponents of a continuancc —the Victorian Prohibition League— has very little opportunity for spend ing, but despite that the campaign is being enthusiastically conducted by both sides. In fact, one of the most riotous meetings ever held in any campaign in Victoria ,n&lt;arked last Monday evening's moeting when a de bate was staged between the Liquor Defence Union and the Prohibition League.
HAGEN AND KIRKWOOD To Visit Dubbo World's Champions Coming [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 31 March 1930
HAGEN AND KIRKWOOD To Visit Dubbo World's Champions Coming The - Secretary, of the Dubbo Golf Club has received the following letter from A. J . Kearne, manager for the' visiting world-famed golfers:— "I am acting as representative for Messrs. Hagen and Kirkwood in N.S.W., and should you be de sirous of having an exhibition match on your course, I would be pleased to enter into negotiations witjj you. "It will lie necessary' for you to guarantee a sum of £75, and all mo nies collected over and above this amount., for a. match of 18 holes be tween Messrs i. I-Iagen and Kirkwood, followed' by an exhibition, of trick shots- by J. H. Kirkwood. Tickets to be sold at-5/-,'.plus: tax; "You will realise that this oppor tunity of seeing the world's champion ■golfer in action will probably never pccur" aga:n and, furthermore, that such an event wou:d create great in terest/and also boost the game in your district." On receipt of :the letter, two pro minent-and enthusiastic members of the Golf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 31 March 1930
SPECIAL To be held at DUBBO SALEYARDS, DUBBO, on WEDNESDAY, 8th APRIL,; 1930. COMMENCING AT 2 P.M. SHARP * MESSRS. DALGETY & CO., Sydney,., in" conjunction ;Wi.th 'Messrs 'RICH ARDSON & SCOTT, Dubbo,will offer--by public auction o'n the above date, at tlio Diiblj Sdeyayds, the following. Choice Line of Western-bred Sheen:— 1200 MERINO EWES,\ "Charlton" bred and mark, 4/5 years, Merino Rams joined for April lambing, shorn August, good condition. 2500 MERINO EWES.V'Meryon" bred and mark, 3/4 years, in lamb to Mer.'no Rams, shorn August, go >d condition. 2500 MERINO EWES, 4\ 6 and 8-tooth '(nothing old),' 2 marks, shorn October, well bred ana in good condition. Merino Rams joined. 1800 MERINO and COMEBACK E\VES, 4,-G and 8-tooth (mostly Young Ewes,) mixed marks,! Sept. shorn> due lamb May/June toLongwool and Merino Rams, I 1700 MERINO EWES, shorn August, aged, in good condition and in lamb. I 1 i , / ' 1200 MERINO WETHERS) 2-tooth, one mark, "Woodside" ..breil, sh...
FOOTBALL— [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 31 March 1930
FOOTBALL— , : Tlio following players will repre sent the Gilgfindra Rovers on Sunday : against a combination selected from the vest: Full back, N. Noonan; three-quarters, ,M. O'Bren,, W. Drew, N. Payne, E. Anthony:-five-eight, P.' - Cornwall; Half, R. Stewrat; for wards, R. -McKenzie, F. Smith. T. Drew, A. Holland, P. Tierney, L. McICenzie./ .■ . •••"'■ « >* * ■ The side is a strong one for the juniors, all players being "well built and of about the one, height.:- If they keep .'these men together and train well many victories should come their way before the season ends. * * * . • Ij) - the team are some promising youngsters. Last season M. O'Brien gave promise of developing into a fine player and .W. Drew, will be a .wel come addition in the back division; P. .Cornwall, as fivereight, is another that, has plenty of dash and will al ways,- keep the opposition guessing, while R. . BlcKenz'cf,-' as rake, can nlwSys be relied on to win more tlfan his share of the-ball. ' • * . ' * ...
LOCAL SPORT CRICKET— [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 31 March 1930
LOCAL SPORT ,/ —X CRICKET— ■ All details have been completed for the contest on Sunday at Men-, dooran between the -Colts and Cob bora, when' the local team will be: II.. J., and IC. Williams, P. Reynolds, D-. Whitton, D., and T. Ryan, J. Mnrchant, J. Perry, A. Noonan, G. Fcniing. G. Dowling (12th)." The team is practically the same as me; on the former occasion, the only alteration being A. Noonan and G. Fleming tak'ng the place of E. Mudie and L. Matchett, who are unable to make the trip. ' The game will commence at 10 a.m. and players are asked to be ■'11 .fronkof :the. Imperial Hotel punctu ally.;ati.8..15 a.m. as the cars will be.leaving from there at that time. Players.on the losing side will have to pay for 'the winners dinner and this w'll run into abou: .5/- a head. Mendooran regained the Calo - pedis Cup from Cobbora on Sun day last, scores 230 as against ■ 57 by .the holders of the trophy. In ,Cobbora's total, twenty runs were registered in tf.j'c second over. A combined ...