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WHEAT PRICES After Low Values for January and February Good Prices for March [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
WHEAT PRICES After Low Values for January and February Good Prices for March The Farmers and Graziers Co-op. Grain'Co., Ltd., report that they have recently made very good sales of wheat overseas, both on pool and warehouse account. During the months of January and" February, when the ' market' was overloaded with ■ wheat from all wheat exporting countries, they refrained from offer ing wheat on a "sick" market, but during the month of March, in re sponse to a much stronger demand overseas, sales of a little under a mil i lion bushels were made at an-average I price of 53/ per "quarter. The price obtained is the top rate for the sea son, and when it is considered that the sales'were all . completed between the 3rd and '29th March, it., is a fur ther argument in tavor of orderly marketing and not overloading, an al ready glutted market during the ear lier months of the year. If the wheat had been available, these sales could easily have been doubled, but, unfor tunately, owing to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
w ^ H©TELa PACIFIC MANLY N.S.W. MANLY'S PREMIER HOTEL FACING PACIFIC OCEAN Suites with Bath. Hot and Cold Water in every Room Magnificent Ballroom. Golf Links' Bowling Green. Tennis. Surf Bathing. Summer Tariff from 25/- per day. Children Half Rates. Special Tariff for period of one month or longer. Telephone : 829, 830, 831. S)on't miss - - - t6e Ghrysler Exhibit at the Royal Easter Show Stand No. 52 Suttor Avenue A Cat for Everybody in Size, Speed, Performance and Price The way that Chrysler sales keep climbing, always climbing, has tremendous significance for people considering the purchase of a new Motor Car. Everywhere you hear people praising the new Chrysler Models "52," "62," "72," and Imperial "80" —delighting in their smartness, performance, and handling' ease, their roadability, comfort and wealth of equipment; expressing their profound satisfac= tion with the continued leadership of Chrysler enginering and manufacturing. With four great Chryslers ranging in price from £2...
IN BANKRUPTCY Local Examination [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
IN BANKRUPTCY Local Examination At the Bankruptcy Court; West Wyalong, on Wednesday, before Mr. E. Harrison (Chairman) the . single meeting oE creditors' in connection with the bankruptcy of Harold George Lydford was held. Lydford, on oath, deposed: I am a carpenter by trade. Books of accounts kept by me were burnt in a Are at my residence, West Wyalong, in Nov ember, 1926. I have not been bank rupt before. The cause of my bank ruptcy, is due to bad management in under-estimating the cost of work. I carried out some contracts at a loss to myself. During the last two years I have worked at West Wyalong. Orange, and in Gladstone, Charters Towers and Cloncurry (Queensland). I returned to New South Wales in 1927, when I worked at Orange, i commenced business in 1921 without any capital. I ,had no money in hand or at the bank at the time of the petition. ■... My .life is insured. I took out a policy in 1917 and another -in 1023 in the A.M.P. Society for £200 and £500 re spectively., The ...
THE CHOSEN FEW Faithful Always. [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
THE CHOSEN FEW : ? ■■ .. Jl. Faithful Always . ' j A eontomiporary' at TenterHeld : in^; > dulges-'in a forceful' appeal' for ■ ptib i lie interest in the hospital; ;and. nice-.1' : ly mixes humor and appeal in the1 ; doing of ,it. Our confreres in tlio '.northern town should not bo down • cast for that reason. In nearly every ! community that can be mentioned, 'i management of public: affairs is lettj 'i Jin the'hands of the faithful ■foWi Soino: s times they do: exceedingly well ana ■ sometimes not, but their reward is' the j interest that it gives tlicrai. The i (average citizen is not particularlyain-i •triguod by public affairs, and if' It' "were not for half a dozen or so men. i in most country towns i there .' would'' ;be little or. no social or civics progress* : ;These make-; many sacrifices'>to: :■ carry - on; and;- more, often ••than-'n.bt;1. , got.more kicks I than ha'pence fori their pains. The election of the pub-1 lie bodies creates so little interest •j that1 t...
WIFE'S RIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
WIFE'S RIGHTS That a; married woman is entitled to a home of - her >own, iapart .from -that• of her, parents.in-law,-is implied by .a .recent decision of: the Paris Divorce "Court. Tlio case under consideration., was ;a claim: for. divorce brought by. a ■ man', against ,hisv>vife, . who -had. ileft. 'lioiiio and refused to return, becanse •she could no - longer, agree, with the mother in law who shared it with her. The magistrate informed -plain tiff that the moral and also the Napo J Iconic code exhorted'.a, lpan to, leave | hie,fatherland" motlier'and cleave to Ws wifc^ 'Consequently, to. oblige j wife to .live with vhis mother 'instead ' of providing her with a home of' he: own suited to , her sojial standing and- his own means, was' an infringement of ,tho,marriage law. .The tribunal therefore threw, out >J.he clfiim for divovce but' granted a sep-. eration in favor of the yife. The case lias Iarousedvmuch- interest: inAParis, • where, mamy. a mother-in-law1 is' install...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
durable, easily cleaned, and economically, .constructed. a Concrete is rapidly coming into its own as the primary ( j factor in the construction of Farm-buildings, which may be carried out expeditiously by semi-skilled labour from the complete details supplied by the KandQs Portland Cement Company. Concrete made from Katidos Portland Cement is of ever lasting strength and is immune to the ravages of Time and v Tempest. KANDOS CEMENT CO. LTD., "S.M. Herald" Building - Pitt Street, ■ SYBIjJEtV; ^ 'Phones: B.6741, B.6742. PUBLIC NOTICE ANYONE found Shooting or Hunt ng on Merringreen Homestead tfiil be H'osecuted. Na further notice. | C. G. BRYANT' Lachlan Shire Council PUBLIC NOTICE All gatea and approaches to the ?.xtent of half a chain on either side 3f tho gate on public roads withir J LhIs Shire must be maintained by tilt ( person to whom permission to aroeli /j the gate has been given in an effl-i sient manner, and to the satisfaction' 3f tho Shire Engineer. ! : A reward of £25 •w...
AFTER 45 YEARS Brother and Sister Meet [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
'AFTER 45 YEARS brother and Sister Meet . ^ ^ i( | ) jj? ■' ' 'A A Brother and sister mat iaftor-.. 4p ■ s pears.1 (Mrs Sullivan arrived. ,unexVi . £ lectedly on the exclusion ,fiom ^tlie i netropolitan aiea last Vcolc f\nd(> laid a suipnse visit to liei brotliei, (] Mr. &lt; George Smith, o£ B%cTc -.station ^ 3reek. They hail n6t seen each other j '.or A5 years, and naturally tile re- •( jnion after so long a pqriod was : a . I ioyous one. Mrs Sullivan resides at Marrickville. ; •
SOME YARN [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
^ SOME. YARN . .'f '■ .•« . : /' &lt; \.u-x "I would..not say." said the man ropi Hexham, speaking very dolibora ;el>v .','tliat wo have tho biggest mos uitoe"s In ,Australia.' but I don't mind iaylffg- tliat'at ono place I never useii inythipg„but .rabbli proot netting for Ho^quito y&lt;eurtatns;" ' "And I," said a ilvearerj i'ldon'.tirsay that tho biggest Murray; i cod aneiln the- Murrumbidgoe it.::Wfigga,i:butiI..'can say tlnit I was ishing last flood and when I hauled jne out of tho river the Hood waters ell a foot.'.' tj i \ 11
UNUSUAL CASE Rare in Medical Science [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
UNUSUAL CASE Rare iii Medical Science :. Samuel Monaghan,a Dorrigo''black-• smith, was the victim of an unusual' and serious" accident^ the other night at Tweed IIead3, and as a result o£ which he is now jari -inmate ' of ;the^ Tweed District X-Iospitalin a L.some-f what serious condition.; Mr. .'Monaghan was iciossing a wooden giating, from which org or lIio" 'cQvenng > battens was missing, when ^ his foot blipped Uu ougii the opening. .This forced him suddenly into a sitting position, ,tho, resultant jar travelling through tho spine, vhich in turn r severely-jarred the base of the skull, which1. ■ was fractured. The shock resulted also ;in -• complete paralysis •. oi ■ Mqnaghan's left side with probable injuries to. Ihe ' spine. The case is one rare in medical science .
SPIDER KILLS SNAKE [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
spider kills 'snake • | To find a snako entangled in a. ^spider's web was the startling discov ery of Mr. Harold Loitcrtpn, of Mount. Hope, Stockinbingal. The spider, one of the red backed variety, had spun its web in the corner of a filled, ami the snako (a small brown one), with black head, had evidently tried to catch the spider, and bocame en tangled in the strong threads. After paralysing its victim, the spiiiur un dertook the biggest feast of its life, and when discovered, had eaten a '&lt; holo big enough to engulf its own body- , i.'l/Jji;!;!:s ; 'US.. 6 - y Si.' ■" - wss^j^4sm&lt;m i' )■ • vv
"TWO GOATS" At Race Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
--"TW.O'GOATS" v At Rac£ Meetine-' s ^:';V-:■:-: S; ,TI;e--fuss;iOver igoat •racing .In Sy.l Jiey, brings' to mind an incident in the life of Stepper Davis, a noted No. 0 bookmaker. There was a: goat race meeting-at Charters Tower,5 and Step per was; fielding on them. The cliam piqnv:at the time, was a goat named Stinker. A certain bookmaker gave the boy who drove the champion 10/, not to win. The youngster pocketed the cash and then accepted £1 to no .iiing he could not ■ win and won. The iirst bookie, seeing he had bean,' caught, began to'pay out, and called to the ciWd, "I'll pay Stinker! "I'll pay Stinker! Only two goats on tue iourse—Stinker and me.' ; ,
PEPPER FOR POLICE [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
Pepper for police ht'j » i ' Described uby Uie police as a vag irant,-;pai!k- tout, and prowler, John Edward .Mountmajncy.- (53), was sen tenced,,,by the 'Policei Magistrate to throe .montlis' liard labor in Goulburn Gaol, when lie, >vas convicted on a charge' ot;: vagrancy. at • the Goulburn Poljce t Court ^on Monday. When •"searched at .the' police station follow ing arrest, Mountmaincy had m his •pocket a!- packet o£ pepper and ^salt.iwhich :it is(:believed accused had m His ,possession for an ulterior mo th e.,, Some week's-ago a constable at Goulburn ,was almost blinded by a man, vwho ,.-.on -'being- -pursued,&lt; threw poppet; ju the iioliceman's eyes. Fre i-.*iuent c'.iiip:aints "have been made to I' the pel:ie -c}'ifitb, in. regard:.to a man who 1 b'ien. c/uioying people, living in tLo -vieinil ' oi Victoria Park. Spv eral/.v^omenj.iKive 1 iun badly&lt; scared •by the prowler g—a;; .through then windows. 1 ——.
AMAZING STORY [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
A^ AMAZING STORY . Fromi Bluff Station, 15 miles .from Birdsville, in the' tar southern corner' 'of Queensland, comos an amazing ttory of I. tli6(resuscitation of an IS months old child, aljlcr it had been apparently dead for Keveial hours. ■Mr. Archie Norton, owner o£ the station, wfis'.playingnvith three chil dren in the garden, whoa the baby •.disappeared!- w-Aftor. •half-i an Hours' vsearclv Jie found &lt; the . child at the bot tom of ia well, _tmite unconscious. People at: the station worked for more than an hour, vainly tryln? to revive the-boy and lie'was finally convoyed to Birdsville Hospital where anima tion! was restored after a long fight. As the Diaraantina River was !n Hood a 37 ' miles ! deto^ir :. waS' necessary When the hoy arrived there the nur ses'''commenced : resuscitation, work •and.'raftr ia three hours liattle thci child displayed the first signs ot life N6w he iS finite l ecovei ed' It is not known liow long (tlio baby was in the :water, but' lie wa...
VETERAN PRESSMAN [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
v' veteran press , '■ ;.;;man Mr. John Gale,; the veteran■ journ alist, wJio is now'98 year3 of ago, ls.| recovoiing fiom the effects of a fall jn his garden at ,1ns residence' a Queanbeyan. Despite; extremely incle .ment feather, ■ lir. Gale last week motored; to Cjmbei'ra and addresseJ meeting,, of the local .branch of the ■ Australian Natives' Association. Mr. Gale furnished . to. the meeting inter esting jrennniscences of advenuired during his .-long residence in'the dis trict;-.'- ■ r- „!
TOOTH K.B. LAGER CUP [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
TOOTH K.B. LAGER CUP First Round: Foreign Coin beat Lullaby; Expert beat Oriel after an undecided course; Goldfield beat British' Dawn; Cautious Clara beat Pennyette; Fanny's Choice beat Jim Gambol; Outlaw beat Britomarte after an undecided course. First Ties: Foreign Coin beat Ex pert; Goldfleld beat Cautious Clara; Fanny's Choice beat Outlaw. Second Ties: Goldfield beat Foreign Coin; Fanny's Choice a bye. Deciding Course: Mr. S. White's bd d Goldfield (Andrew Micawber— Star Comedy) beat Mr. D. Fraser's bile and w b Fanny's Choice (White law—Fanny's Love).
ALL AGE MAIDEN STAKE [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
ALL AGE MAIDEN STAKE First Round: Banjo beat Overland:I Bill; Aurum beat Where R U;; Aa'til IChan beat Air Lady; Law-Hill-beat*! Lime's^ Desire (withdrawn'), i ■ First Ties: Eanjo beat Aurum (withdrawn); Asta IChan beat' Law Hill. ' "v.r-. Deciding Course: Mr. L. McGuire's i blk d Asta Khan (Drew's Hope— Hazeldean) beat Mr. D. Fraser's (N S) blk and w d Banjo (Polyspec— Lass). ^
HOSPITAL PRESIDENT Mr. G. J. Bland Elected Majority of One Vote [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 13 April 1928
HOSPITAL PRESI DENT Mr. G. J. Bland Elected ; Majority of One Vote The ballot for the election of Presi dent of the Wyalong District Hospital for the ensuing 12 months was de cided at a meeting in the M.U. Hall on Thursday evening, 5tli inst. The following were in attendance: Messrs G. J. Bland (chair), S. Butler, R. M. Moore, A. McNutt, P. Curry, H. R. Helyar, and A. E. Wilder (Sec retary). The ballot was taken by a vote of the subscribers, and the scrutineers, Messrs II. R. Helyar and E. E. Smith, announced the result as follows: — G. J. Blaiid R. P. ClarK Informal Total .. .. .. .. '.. '93 Majority for Bland .... 1 Out of the 123 ballot papers Issued 93 were received, 33 being formal . and 10 Informal. 1 Mr. Bland was thereupon djily. rp j olected to the position for the en suing; period. . , , 42 41 10