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IN THE GAZETTE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
IN THE GAZETTE Road closed and added to holding: Road Purchase 1927-159, William ' Henry Makeham, 6 acres 1 rood at £9 per acre, for addition to C.P. 1871 ! 4,138 (portion, 39), 7/6. ad valorem stamp duty credited 10th September, 1928. Parish of Nangus, county of Clarendon, land Disrtrict of Gundagai, Gundagai Shire. » ♦ ? , Road declared a 'developmental road':— No. 1114. From the Junee Bethungra road (Main Road No. 243) at Illabo via Eurongilly, to Nangus within Illabo Shire. ? * ? * if Road declared closed, and area granted to person mentioned: — Road j Purchase 1927-169, Joseph McKin ney, 2 acres 2 roods 8 perches. The i unnecessary reserved (public) road . 150 links wide within portion 40 par ish of Nangus, county of Clarendon, ' Land District of Gundagai, Gundagai 1 Shire. I ? ? ? Choice Caskets and Decanters, ' Perfumes and Powders, all the high grade brands, at Bruchhausers.*
BOXING [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
BOXING* Footballer Hinton, the Cootamun dra' crack, will try for ring honors at Cootamundra to-night. He meets a well-knuwn stoush merchant, Breas ley. . Fidel La Barba, flyweight champion of, the world, accompanied by Man ager Geo. Blake and a welter-weight, Jack Sparr, left for Australia on the steamer Sonoma on November 30. Willie Smith, a crack English ban tamweight, is at present on the Ascan is, en route for Sydney. Smith will be one of La Barba's opponents in Australia. *! i
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
TENNIS Next Sunday Gundagai will play Muttama on the local courts in a friendly match, the following players have been selected to play for the home team. Messrs D. and H. Tout, R. Keen, K. Webb, C. H. Phillips, D. Brown, Mrs. Koch, Mrs. Phillips, Miss McGoldrick and Miss Jean Phil lips.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
' — | ? A Success I Byggjfwiaege , Note a South African Grazier's remark — Mr. Frank Mciring, Burghers dorp, says : ' Although I am always tardy in giving testimonials, I have, how ever , no compunction in saying that I have used Vita-Lick for some three years now and that my stock . have greatly benefited. I notice sheep fed on your preparation are always in good thriving condition and develop good bone formation. I consider Vita Lick an excellent all round Lick for all classes of Stock' VITA -LICK gives satisfaction everywhere. Use 'D' Formula for Dry Feed. Use 'G' Formula for Green Feed. Vita-Lick Ltd. ^ 1®7 Kent Street Sydney
CHURCH CHATTER CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
CHURCH CHATTER CATHOLIC. On Sunday evening next Pontific al Benediction will be given at Tu mut by Father Twomey. The assist ing priests will be Fathers Sharkey and O'Sullivan (Tumut) and Devine (Adelong). » * W Visiting his parents at Gocup for a few days, Mr. Jack Millay, who has been away at Goulburn for 12 months preparing to enter the Passionist Order. On his return to Goulburn Mr. Millay will begin his novitiate at Mary's Mount, Goulburn. * * -? Tumut, on Sunday next will have Mass celebrated in the lofcal Catholic Church, by a Tumut native, Rev. Father John Twomey. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Twomey, the young priest received his primary ed ucation at Tumut Convent School. At the Cathedral, Goulburn, last Sun day, His Lordship Biahop Barry or dained the young Tumut native to the priesthood. Among the priests present at the ceremony were Rev. Father Sharkey (Tumut) , and Father Gleeson, recently ordained, and to be stationed at Yass. Father Twom ey's twin sister, Miss J...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE CHOCOLATES TO!*!. WEBBY 'THr/ LOLLY KING.' Is Nov.- Tf^ing Orders for XMAS BOXES 05 Tiro COLATES — some thing thrv is cln'-sy and toothsome. Order E,:i-iy and Secure a Present worth stndi':^. Don't -3 -'ay. Ring Phone 94, Gun dagai. You can get an ice cream to a meal at Castrisaion's Niagara Cafe. Listen to the music while you dine.*
POLO [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
POLO Gundagai polo player, Fred Beve ridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Beve ridge, of Billabong, together with Miss Stuart Pearson and C. G. Skene, trriyed at Honolulu on Saturday with 39 Polo ponies, of which seven have been sold. The party will remain in Honolulu till January, wheta they ?will go to Los Angles for the nation al tournament. . - ' , ?' ^
THE MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
THE MARKETS Rabbit skins value on the average were twopence higher at Sydney sales yesterday. Outgoing to 83d., pelty to 60d., racks 58d, to 61d. So Win chcombe, Carson wire us. ? » » District stock sold at Homebush on Monday : — Ac. J. Derrick, Tumblong, 25 weth ers 18/7, 37 do 18/5, 47 do 16/7. Ac. R. Stevenson, Tumut, 78 xbred suckers 17/-, 12 do 15/1, 16 ewes and wethers 13/6. Ac. Wermatong Estate, Tumut, 31 ewes 10/11, 63 do 20/-, 96 xbred hoggets 20/11, 20 do 21/3, 36 weth ers 14/11, 32 do 17/2. Ac. D. Barnett, Muttama, 103 x hoggets 20/6. Ac. A. Kell, Tumut, 52 xbred lambs 21/3, 10 do 21/1, 30 do 19/1, 10 do 13/6.. Ac. R. Thompson, Tumut; 14 steers to £10/3/- avg £9/2/5. Ac. T. Woodbridge, Gundagai, 16 steers to £8/12/1 avg £8/5/ Ac. Glasscock Bros., Coolac, 8 steers at £7/18/-. Ac. A. Holt, Gundagai, 43 ewes 12/11, 62 wethers 13/-. Ac. W. Russell, Tumut, 6 cows £10/6/8. Ac. Red Hill Station, Gundagai, 5 steers £11/19/-, 5 vealers £10/11/-. Ac. R. Crane, Gundagai, 10 veal ers...
ON THE LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
ON THE LAND Auctioneer Donoghue reports hold ing a successful sale on Friday last at Muttama. Cows made to £10/4/-; steers £7/8/- and heifers to £7/10/-. Turkeys sold well at Auctioneer ; Donoghue's sale at Muttama, the oth- J er day. Gobblers made to 32/- pet , pair and hens 17/- per pair. [ » » ' * Wonderful wool price, At yes- 1 terday's Sydney sales a season's re cord was established for greasy mer ino — 431d., for a Rylstone district i wool. This is the best price for this class since the 1924-25 season. , » » ? A local grazier says the prime con dition of sheep in Gundagai district, is due to the dry spell. 'All the grass has gone to seed, and tht^' sheep are feeding on the rich patches of it,' he says. The men who put Sudan Grass crops in this season have struck a bad time. One grower, finding his crop was spindling turned in sheep and eat it off, 'right to the dust,' he says. In a few days the crop shot again, and, if a shower of rain comes, the owner of the paddock hopes to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
DIRECTION: ? K. BOUNADER SATURDAY, HE®. 8. To all lovers of thrills — to all lovers of romance — to all lovers of sports. See William Haines and Joan Crawford in ? 'WEST POINT' The story of lumptious cadet who became the hero of his college. On the football field he was a whirlwind — But when Lil 01' Dan Cupid tackled him, he went down without a struggle. ADDITIONAL FEATURE Noah Beifry, Robert McKim, Gaston Glnss and Alice Lake in ? ' THE SPIDER AND THE ROSE ' Thrilling — intense — romantic. 2 reel Comedy — ' BACK FIRE ' PARAMOUNT GAZETTE AND KRAZY CAT. illBUBBlOBSIB Wednesday, December 12: JOHN GILBERT and LILLIAN GISH in 'LA BOHEME,' also Ranger the Dog in 'Flashing Fangs.' SATURDAY, DEC. 15. .Gilda Grey (the Queen of Dance) in 'CABARET' also Gary Cooper in 'THE LAST OUTLAW' a Cowboy drama. It will be liked by all. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19— 'BATTLES of CORONEL AND FALKLAND ISLANDS' also Tim McCoy and Joan Crawford in 'LAW OF THE RANGE' SATURDAY, DEC. 22 — John Barrymore in 'HIS LADY' a ...
CHRISTMAS MAIL [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 December 1928
CHRISTMAS MAIL The Post Office has asked us to re mind our readers to post their Christ mas Greetings and gifts in good time for delivery before Christmas, to avoid the possibility of late deliv ery, with its consequent disappoint ment. Shop early, Pack Securely, Address Plainly and Post Early. Mark your packets, 'Don't open until Xmas.' . .
DIAMOND COUP WORKED AT MILAN. JEWEL AND JEWELLER SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
DIAMOND COUP WORKED AT MILAN. JEWEL AND JEWELLER SOLD. An ingenious and original method of doubling within a very short time a sum of money 'carefully' invested was successfully tested by a smart young man at Milan, in September, according to the last English mail. He had only £650, but in less than two months ho increased it to £1,200. To the police the young man is de scribed as very smart, prosperous looking, and endowed with a very convincing manner. . - 'To see him is to trust him,' said a Milanese jeweler. It. seems the young man called on the jeweller and asked to be shown some diamonds, from which he select ed one, paid unhesitatingly £600 for it, and slipped it in his waist coat pocket. He was leaving the shop when he appeared to be struck by a sudden thought. 'You haven't another diam ond exactly like the one I bought?' ne asKea. The jeweller regretted that he had not. 'I need another diamond, and would be grateful if you could pro cure it for me,' said the buyer. The jewe...
JOY RIDER JOLTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
JOYRIDER JOLTED. imiiiiiimiifiiiiiMiiiimimiiiiimimiiimiiimrtimiiiiiiiiftii A story is told of a Gundagaj dis trict public officer, now in other parts, who had a penchant for getting things on the cheap — free motor riding was his long suit. A young river pas toralist, cowing- home with a new car. capable of hitting up 90 m.p.h., had 'the acid put on him' for a free jaunt to a centre not far from Gun dagai. He consented, and taking his passenger aboard, let the machine 'ouf'^nd hit 70 m.p.h. for the most part of the journey Round danger ous /turns, into sharp V gutters and op^n bumpy patches the car flew. 'Vtyien the end of the journey was r/ached, the passenger got out, and iaid, 'Don't wait for me — I'll go /home in the mail car.' Up till the ! time he left the. district he never */ again asked a motorist for j. free ride — the cure had been effective.
LOCKE LANGUISHING [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
LOCKE LANGUISHING In such an emaciated condition was Ernest Edwin Locke that it was with difficulty he walked into Gundagai Court House on Friday afternoon last. Gaunt, hollow-cheeked and un cVimron + V»--* Vkinti 1 Of J-P Vi r\ ltrOQ on the verge of starvation. Constable O'Connor, of Coolac, told the Bench (Messrs Ehvorthy & Sullivan, J.'sP.) that he hAd found Locke that morning ori the banks of the Mur rumbidgee, about four miles from Gundagai. He said his name was Ernest 'Locke, that he did not know if any f his relatives were alive, and that h'; .houeht he was making for Gwnci.-.^u,. Th:; man had a bag, with , a loaf fu broad and a few tins in it. Jh\ Eyii^o on. mended that Locke !jc reniai^lrj f iv eight days for nitdical ^ ? ,i,.nt and observation, and the ? made an order to that effect.
THE CHURCHES CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
THE CHURCHES CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Wednesday. — St. John's, 8 p.m. Institution of Rector. Confirmation. , Thursday. — St. ? Paul's, ? Nangus, 8 p.m., Confirmation^ fli T ? ].!_ n ? 1 ? r* ?i'uuay. — ou tiuue s, uuoiac, 3 p. hi. Confirmation. The Right Reverend The Bishop of Goulburn *? Stmday. — St. John's 8 a.m., 10.30 -*.m., 8 p.m. Jugi'ong 11 a.m.; Coolac 3 p.m.; South Gundagai 3 p.m. Nangus 8 p.m. ? v'. 9m
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
GENERAL NEWS. The second test match commences in Sydney next Friday. ? o «- The English Rugby League team made a profit of £10,607 on the tour of Australia and New Zealand last season. Each of the 26 plyers re ceived a bonus of £136. * * 9 Crowded and buoyant was Quean beyan at this time last year. Desert ed and depressed it is to-day. Sadly has it suffered by putting its ? trust in Canberra. Twelve months ago two families living in one house was a fairly common occurrence, and he accounted himself marvellously lucky who could find room to park his car in the main street after 10 a.m. Shops were not procurable. Both houses and shops in course of construction were rented long before they were completed. Any man going to one of the barber's shops was singularly fortunate if he received attention within half an hour. The bottle de partments of the hotels were like the toy sections of Sydney stores at Christmastide. 'To Let' the stark sign which challenges thought on every side to-day. ...
WITH THE MAN ON THE LAND. AGRICULTURAL WHEAT-BREEDING IN SEARCH OF BETTER VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
WITH THE MAN ON THE LAND. AGRICULTURAL WHEAT-BREEDING IN SEARCH OF BETTER VARIETIES. ? ? ? ! Notwithstanding the excellent' var- - ieties of wheat at present being I grown, the Department, in the inter- i ests of the farmer, is not satisfied to let the matter rest, but is out to j make the way of the wheat-grower j a good deal more easier by producing varieties that will give him a higher return per acre than is possible at j present. In this connection the Plant- j breeding -Branch has taken the lead ing varieties 01 the State as standards and is endeLvouring to breed variet- | ies superior to them. By this means, j riot only are the objectives of the j work more clearly defined, but its value can be more readily measured : or estimated. THE EARLY VARIETIES. The task is a difficult one, but al ready some of the newer Departmen tal productions give promise of sup erseding varieties which only a year or two ago were considered to be fixed institutions. For instance, it would appear t...
TEMORA [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
. TEMORA A motor car driven by Mrs. W. J. ' Williams, of 'Eumeraila,'' Narrabur ra, collided at the Hoskinson-street and Victoria-street intersection with a motor lorry driven by Mr. Charles Melzer, jnr., of Victoria-street, Tem ora. Mrs. Williams was driving, her daughters, Doris and Neta, into school and was accompanied also by their brother Leslie. The car crashed heav ily into the rear of the lorry and sent it spinning round, till it was stopped by the brick wall of Mr. Davidson's chemistry, with the front of the 'lorry facing southward. The Dodge car also spun round until it was facing eastward, then rolled over sideways twice. In the first roll Mrs. Williams and the boy were thrown clear, but the girls were pinned un derneath. At the second roll they were left1 on the ground. Doris (the elder) had a deep cut in her head, while Neta was writhing, as if suf fering internal injuries. The doctor's examination disclosed that neither girl was seriously hurt, though both were badly s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 December 1928
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