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Result of Federal Elections [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
Result of Federal Elections An 80 per cent poll at Gundagai. ?9 * * Election day in Gundagai was very qui6t. * * * Out of 1702 voters in Gundagai sub-division 1356 went to the poll. The Bruce-Page Government re turned. * # * The passing of Ley, ex-State Min ister for Justice, is a sign of the times. ♦ # * ' The slaying of the Knight. Sir, Elliot Johnson lost Lang to Long. Sir Elliot was an ex-speaker of the Reps., but is better known to fame as the man who once sat on an alligator in Queensland, in mistake for a log. MOLONEY'S BIG WIN Parker Moloney's return to The Hume is certain. With but a couple of exceptions he polled more votes in every centre than did his two ojv ponets combined. » * - » A message from Albury at 9 a.m. to-d£.y gave Moloney a lead of over' 2500, and the beliefs was expressed that this would be increased. * * *' The 'Independent' had a specially installed loud speaker on its wireless, for election night results, and a well, organised telephone service, with the...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. M O . g. £, - o ...' 2 ' o 3 * ? O ,3 2- ^ s 35 » 5 2 ' O '? Gundagai 355 152 797 South Gundagai 65 26 279 Reno, Darbalara, Mundarlo, Gobai ralong-, and Turn blong. ' 104 -27 102 Wagga 1117 1357 2620 South Wagga .589 596 1404 Albury 851 965 2346 Tumut ,446' 319 1076 Adelong 545 332 912 Coolac 54 27 93 Harden . 584 464 1269 Henty 226 122 362 Culcairn 768, 307 911 Tumburumba 96 -160 352 Young - 637 ... 342 1381 Gocup 24 4 30 Cootamundra 546 409 1191 Lockhart 336 200 365 Bethungra 31 27 123 Latest wireless 9092 6877 17875 'Jupp' Gardiner has, alter over 30 years of politics, been 'wiped off the slate.' He went down fighting ? Labor's 'big gun.' . # * * * ' THE RESULTS. LABOR WINS THREE SEATS IN N.S.W. Polling- for New South Wales last Saturday: — - . BARTON. T. J. Ley (U)— 21,14S J, T. Tully (L)— 27,834 Ley, who was the sitting, member, has been defeated; CALARE N. R. Howse (N)— rl5,075 1 J. O'Donnell (L)— 11,129 Howse is Minister, for Health. His return is ce...
TALK OF LICE AND TICK GUNDAGAI STOCK INSPECTOR GOES TO CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
TALK OF LICE AND TICK ftllllllllllllltlllMIIMIIiKIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllltfllM I GUNDAGAI STOCK INSPECTOR ; GOES TO CONFERENCE. i ? Mr. Freeman, Gundagai's Stock In spectmr, attended a conference of stock branch officials held in the office of Mr. F. Whyte, stock inspector of the Wagga district, last week. Others present were: Mr. Henry, Chief Vet erinary Surgeon, Mr. Rose, District 4-V, n cvmi-v. on,) i vctcxiiiaij viuv;cjl iui nitr kjvum, c*i*vi the following stock inspectors: Messrs. Whyte (Wagga), Johnson (Albury), Smith (Young), I ueas (Holbrook), Brandsen (Cowra), Her rat (Urana). The district conferences are held at different country centres in the State from time to time, with a view of obtaining uniformity of action and methods throughout the districts con cerned, and to enable stock inspectors to discuss matters of general impor tance with senior officers. The op portunity is also taken of bringing be fore the conferences the results of the recent work don...
ON THE LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
ON THE JLAND ? ? ? ? Mrs. E. Rees, of Tarrabandra, tim ed a 23-egg clutch of turkeys to hatch out on polling day. On Fri day night, however, a Bolshevik fox got loose. It killed the setting turkey and then feasted on the 23 eggs. Other poultry breeders report losses through foxes. ? * ' District wool sold in Sydney last week : — Mt/Adelong, 10 aaa w h at 26d, 8 aaa e at 26d., 9 aa w h at 22d., 8 aa e at 22id., 6 bkn lc at 21d, 6 aa pes at 17 Jd., 5 a pes at lOd. WT/Adelong, 5 aaa e h at 263d., 13 aaa w h at 263d., 5 aa e h at 241d., 10 aa w at 22Jd., 5 bkn flc at 211d.. 5 a pes at 10Sd. District stock sold at Homebush on Thursday : — Ac. J. Martin, Gundagai, 51 suck ers at 18/11, 40 at 16/3, 22 ewes at 15/7. Ac. D. Wilson, Tumut, 35 suckers at 20/1, 50 do at 19/6, 46 do at 17/1. Ac. S. Nicholls, Gundagai, 24 xbred wethers at 20/1, 18 wethers 17/7, 32 xbred ewes 16/10, 23 do at 15/4. Ac. T. J. Nicholls, Muttama, 425 wethers 16/-. An ..n/4 MiWaT Tiff HrtV. eb, 85 wethers 17/6, 25 ewes...
LOCAL WOOLS SOLD [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
* * * LOCAL WOOLS SOLD Demand was strong and values were fully maintained at last Thurs day's Sidney wool auctions. Some attractive district clips were forward. Winchcombe, Carson's sales included William H. Todd, Glencoa, Shepherds town, ewes, wethers and hoggets' (Ipoci. 9R!!rl 911,1 ? TT Todd, Coring Creek, Adelong-, ewes, wethers and hoggets' 25d., broken 21d. ; and Estate Thomas Luff, Go barralong, comeback fleece 23Jd. Coo-ee .Coolac, aaaa e 8 at 25.^., aa h 6 at 23 id., a e h 6 at 23d., 1st co e 9 at 23 Jd., 1st me 5 at 221d., 1st co h and 1st mh 10 at 223d., 1st p and- aaa p 16 at 2 Id., p and aa p 11 at 15d., bels 6 at 15d., Iks 6 at 8d., 1st lbs 5 at 17id., lbs 5 at 12:id. Bengarralong/ws (Gundagai), aa cbl' 6 at 22id., acbf 5 at 20?-d., aa xbf 9 at 18$d., nxbf 7 at 173d. ? # * Dodge Bros. Standard Six, giving the greatest value in the car trade to-day. Inspect the new model at Butcher's Garage, South Gundagai.* — ' /'
THE WOOL OUTLOOK. SAFETY LIES IN MODERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
THE WOOL OUTLOOK. litUlltltlltllilJIIIIIItlllllHtllllllltlllllllllltlllltlltlltlllllllllMin SAFETY LIES IN MODERATION. Winchcombe Carson Ltd., report — The difficulty of forecasting the wool market is shown by the prophecy of a leading American authority made at early October. He stated that raw wool prices will probably con tinue weak and decline a little furth er. Those words were scarcely writ ten when prices for the raw material commenced to harden. The fact is that sales in Australia, with the spec ial competition of Japanese, Russian and Australian millmen with which they are exclusively favored, have become the world's establishes of wool values. There is a little doubt that the millmen abroad were 'at sea' regarding prices when Austra lian sales were held up by the water front strike. In London in September Australian 70's fine merino fleece wools were sold at 41d. on a clean scoured basis. That figure equals 37d. to 38d. in Australia. The same wools have sold in Sydney on a...
ABOUT PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
ABOUT PEOPLE At St. Patrick's Church, this after- j noon, Rev. Father Treacy celebrated ; the marriage of Mr. Vic. Ratliff and j Miss Elsie Freestone. j , * ! Mr. R. Alchin, formerly a grocer at Fleming and Co., has purchased the cool drink ana reiresnment Dusiness ; conducted in Sheridan Street, by Mr. W. R. Elliott, for over 30 years. ? ? ? Week-end admissions to Gundagai ; Hospital: — Mrs. D. 'Pierse, Wagra; Mrs. Sid Crahe; Mrs. Geo. Hourne, South Gundagai; Mr. J. Dwyer (a stranger) ; a 9-year-old lad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy, Spring Flat. » ? » Mrs. Oliver Osborne, who intended leaving by the Maloja on Wednesday for England, has had to postpone her departure for three weeks. * * * Under a city newspaper accident insurance scheme, a cheque for £10 has been forwarded to G. Walton, Family Hotel, Gundagai, for injuries sustained in an accident to a motor in which he wsb travelling. * * * Miss Jean Ross, of 'Garangula,' Harden, was married last week in the Ross Memorial Church to Mr....
WHILE THE BILLY BOILS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 19 November 1928
WHILE THE BILLY BOILS 'Red Ned' sends this story: — I'm writing from Daly Waters which I reckon is the most isolated telegraph station in South Australia. The pop- ulation of the town is about three whites, forty aborigines and I don't know how many dozen piccaninnies. The nearest neighbours are about 60 miles at Mayfield Springs. W. Holtze has been in charge of the telegraph station here for the last thirty years, and for one period of seven year's he did not see a white woman. Since then the coming of motors has result- &nbsp; ed in women passing and having a cup of tea about once a year. Al- &nbsp; though the local postmaster organises the delivery of postal matter over the largest territory of any one office in the Commonwealth — his boundaries are Queensland on the one side and West Australia on the other— he has only about a dozen people who re- &nbsp; ceive letters. ♦ t- * ; He may have come from Blighty, Sydney, or any other place, but he seemed a sim...