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TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
TOWN TOPICS limmuiuiiimiiiiuiuHiiiiiiiiMii... ? — ?» A big number of mild 'flu cases in town. ? ? ? The moon eclipse on Tuesday even ing lasted for some time. m ? ? » We are having some fairly hot days, with cold nights. Yesterday the thermometer went to 92. » * » Expected that about £550 will be cleared by last Saturday's Hospital Carnival. * * * A brass altar book rest has been given to St. Jude's, Church of Eng- j land, Coolac, and is to be dedicated by the Bishop on December 14th. » » » Mind the snakes. A Tarrab^ndra soldier settler, this week picked up j what he thought was his stock-whip, in an outhouse, only to find he had got hold of a fine big black snake. ! « » * squealed, and all the rat-catching dogs fresh quarters in Sheridan-street on Tuesday morning. It provided won derful sport — men chased it with sticks, women jumped on tables and i squaled, and all the rat-catching dogs foregathered. Eventually it was slain by a young fellow falling on it. * * * The hours of C.P.S...
NOTES FROM NANGUS. (From a Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
NOTES FROM NANGUS. (From a Coi-respondent. ) Local sheep shore well and extra | bales had to be procured. « ? * * ! Mr. Ingleby Paton and Miss Elsie Elphick have announced their engage ment. The local 1st grade cricketers are doing well in the competition for the Cup which they are playing. Mr. Tom Boyton, jni-.,: arrived home with a new; Mori-is Cowley and is quite pleased with himself. V. * -3« Mr. Fred Beveridge has gone with the polo, players to America, his lucky attendant being Mr. Earl McAdam. of these pai'ts. , A line of 3009 shorn lambs and 460 ewes frohx this locality brought 14/11 and. 13/7, respectively, iat Wagga sales last Friday. ? Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hutchison have been blessed with an addition to their family, a small daughter havintr ar rived on Sunday. , * * * Cream supplies have been well main tained, although the output is lessen ing which^is quite usual at this time of year. * * ' * Most of the people who have had 'flu, mumps, etc., have recovered, and everything ...
[?]ES [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
[?] will all ?fore iven Mr. op- j leap ; ?ork, j cles : his effon^crowneawun success. As previously stated by us, the Tumut, Adelong and District Elec tric Supply Co. Ltd.. will be an in vestment well worth putting money in. On a £20.000 capital it is going to be a dividend earner right away. But the best thing for Adelongites to do is to attend the public meeting to be helcj, next Saturday, when the 'heads' will be present, and give full details of the scheme.
TOP-NOTCH CONCERT A NIGHT AT COOLAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
TOP-NOTCH CONCERT A NIGHT AT COOLAC. They helped the Hospital at Coolac yesternight — first and foremost, Miss | Peggy McMahon, then a fine lot of artists, and, lastly, the general public. Miss McMahon gave hex' music stu dents their first concert platform outing, and they did her much credit, as every item was full of merit. The crowded audience was very apprecia tive, and many expressed their pleas ure at the delightful evening's entex tainment provided, and the opinion | was given that, if Miss McMahon stag ed a similar concex-t in Gundagai, she would meet with an enthusiastic ie eeption. j at by n d a s a s o n c m tie Egan; a Teddy Betr, Magaret Armour; a Tin Soldier, Mollie Nich o!ls; a Golliwog; Murray Nicholls. In 'Cinderella' the Pi-ince was well played by Miss Nellie McMahon. Cin deralla by Miss Valda Owen; Fairy, by Miss Mona Pettit; the Baroness, Miss Kitty Nicholls; step-daughters of the Baroness, Misses Jean Mc Leod ar.d Joyce Osborn; and Mulay (a courtier) Miss Peggy ...
MOTOR CYCLE SMASH MAN IN TUMUT HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
MOTOR CYCLE SMASH MAN IN TUMUT HOSPITAL On Sunday last Messrs A. Dean (Tumut) and Vance (Wagga) were riding from Wagga, Vance steering a motor bike, and Dean being in the side car. Six miles from Tumut j a tyi*e blew out, and the motor bike turned over, both men being thrown heavily. They Ave re both taken to Tumut Hospital fox- treatment. Dean re- 1 ceived nasty facial cuts and was bad ly shaken, whilst Vance was seriously injured, suffering from con cussion and a dislocated sliouldei-.
My Lady's Corner GOSSIP, HOUSEHOLD HINTS RECIPES, ETC. Special "Independent" Pattern Service SOCIAL GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
cMy Lady's Corner \ . GOSSIP, HOUSEHOLD HINTS PRECIPES, ETC. t r Special ' Independent' Pattern Service SOCIAL GOSSIP Mrs. George Flannery left Sydney during last week for Cootamundra, where she is 'the guest of her sister, Will you feel like I did when I read this — I nparlv fnintpd. 'The bride,' the report reads, in the 'Leader,' the Barellan paper,' was richly attired in nino-de-soie mervine relieved on the torso with real imit ation pearls and dress fasteners. The gkirt was caught up at the side IV) r a very obvious purpose. The old lace veil was lent by her aunt Queen Eliz abeth, who has., on account of her extreme age been resting for some years in her seaside mansion at Gladesville. The 'bridesmaids were set off with Parisan frocks of the up and down sort, their complexion giv ing every evidence of long hours of care and advice. The little train bearers were daintly attired in short net frocks and pink socks to match for the girl, while the wee chappie carried out his part we...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
ALEX LLOYD. HAVING TAKEN OVER THE CRITERION HOTEL, GUNDAGAI, SOLICITS THE PATRONAGE OF THE PUBLIC. THE BEST OF LIQUORS, WINES AND BEERS. A SPLENDID DINING TABLE! HOT AND COLD BATHS! MOTOR GARAGE AND STABLING! TOURISTS CATERED FOR! A. LLOYD, 11 — — Send all your Car Troubles to Butcher's Garaqe, at South Gundagai. Selling Agents Dodge Bros. Cars, Graham Bros. Trucks, Morris Cars and Trucks. All makes of Oils and Petrol. 'Phone 1 3. (2RUT2HINGS. We have dtrcct outlet for unlimited quantity cruicfiiings. Price guaranteed equal to auction Let us inspect before deciding to dis pose elsewhere. Sheep Skins, Hides, Rabbit Skins, at top rates. ADJUNGBILLY FREEZING Co. Ltd. GUNDAGAI. Phone 101. New All-Electric Radiola Broadcast Keceiver Operated from the Slectric Light or potuer socket. 7(0 BATTERIES REQUIRED . A Uni - Control Table Type Six - Valve Receiver. The cabinet is extremely artistic and pleasing in appearance, and houses the power pack for the All-Electric Model. Stations are 'tune...
ABOUT PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
ABOUT PEOPLE Mr. John Drennan, aged 74, died at Cootamundra, on Tuesday. ] ? ? ? ! Matron McNamai-a handed over , charge of Gundagai' Hospital to-day to the new Matron. * * * A six-year-old child, named Field, ' died at South Gundagai on Tuesday, from 'flu. | Mr. T. C. Weeden and family, left Gundagai this week for Wincabah, : near Scone, where Mr. Weeden has secured a 500-acre farm. * ? ?' Admitted as 'flu patients to the Hospital this week — Mr. 'Bob' Scott of Gundagai; and Mr. Bill Watson, a stranger. . * a Mr. 'Bob' Quarmby will have to do another five weeks in Gundagai Hospital. He is suffering from heart strain. ♦ * * Mr. Reg. Alchin, who recently bought Elliott's business, is selling off fancy goods that will cause Father Christmas to have a fit. Eric Gilbert, who played with Tu mut Football Club last season, has joined the Newcastle Central League, and will play night-football up there. ? f ? Miss Dulcie Lawrence, of South Gundagai, replaces Probationer, Sal mon at Gundagai ...
Motor Notes PETROL IN BULK FOR PACIFIC ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
Motor Notes PETROL IN BULK FOR PACIFIC ISLANDS. Following on the expanding de mand for petroleum products in the Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia Is lands, the Shell Organisation are! establishing a chain of bulk petrol depots at Suva. Levuka, Lautoka. Apia and Noumeai. The facilities at these places will include kerbside pumps of Australian manufacture, and with the improved methods of distribution local motorists will be as. efficiently served as in Australia and New Zeroand. The first of thj new depot* is t-i be opened at Suva, i,r.d th'. Shell Go:npany wVI be r*;res--ntel at the opei.ing ccr s :i; '»y bv Mr. E've.i M B'pnd, who is in. chavg ' of th-f C . ni pt t y's acli *i''ies in -he Islands, and is now on his way to Fiji from Mel bourne. Mr. Bland will, ia ur, proceed to Ntw Caled-nia in the Company', own vessel, the s.s. 'Havre.'
TYRE KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
TYRE KNOWLEDGE. Few car owners really appreciate the value of following and strictly adhering to the air pressure in their tyres as set out in the inflation pres sure tables, issued by leading tyre manufacturers, or know why the tyre maker asks for a certain inflation pressure for a tyre of a' specified size, carrying a known load. On this sub ject, the Dunlop Company states that when a pneumatic tyre is loaded, it is depressed or flattened over the area which is in contact with the road. This bends the casing in two ways, viz., circumfermtially, and lat erally across the tyre section. Thus each individual cord, and the casing as a whole, are flexed at each revolution — say 600 times per mile or 6 million times in 10,000 miles running. This bending gradually and normally fatigues or weaikens the casing, just as it does with a piece of steel wire. If the amount of bending is excessive, the fatigue of the cotton proceeds with extreme rapidity- One aim of the tyre manufacturer is to li...
BICYCLE ROAD RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 29 November 1928
BICYCLE ROAD RECORD. Af'oer standing for 18 years A. E. Pearson's Sydney-Melbourne bicycle road record of 49 hours has been twice reduced within the past few weeks. First the Queensland cra£k, L. Cecil, riding from Melbourne to Sydney succeeded in just getting un der Pearson's record. Cecil's time being 48 hrs. 48 mins. 30 sees. Not long did the Queenslander re tain the coveted honor, for G. Mc Leod, a first class Victorian rider, starting from Sydney, reached Mel bourne G.P.O. in 47 hrs. 46 mins.' 20 sees, thus reducing the recently established figure)* by 62 minutes. Despite the fact that the Victorian's feeding arrangements failed alt a criical stage, he after leaving Albury gradually 'picked up' and at the fin ish of his arduous undertaking he was in remarkably fresh condition. He lost 9 lbs. weight in his 6681 miles ride. The performance was observed and checked by officials of the New South Wales and Victorian Leagues of Wheelmen. McLeod who is 30 years of age, rode an Ixon cy...