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W.W. LITERARY INSTITUTE Monthly Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
W.W. LITERARY , INSTITUTE Monthly Meeting The monthly meeting of the Com mittee of the above was held last night. The chair was occupied' by the. President,'Mr. W. J. Field, and there were also present Messrs. G. W.-: Cussen; S. E. Wellington, F. H. SUvens, J. Frank, H. Kaye, and the Hon. Secretary, Mr. R. Finley. •. ,'A,' letter was received from tho Shire Clerk, stating- that the - Council had,, granted subsidy to1 the extent ot. £20/8/4, helng the equivalent of the previous year's ; rates. • The Secretary-said lie had written and' thanked tho Council for their •action in this matter. U'lie' billiard-marker, Mir. A. \V. Jlose, applied .for: leave ' of absence from 25th to 29th April., llo had ar ranged with Mr. Syd. Smith to. act for him ' - On the : motion of Messrs - Frank and Kaye, the application Avas grant ed 1 &lt; The Hon. Treasurer, ,Mr. Cussen, said thoy commenced the: month with a debit balance of £113/6/11. The expenditure for the • month totalled £50/6/11., whi...
THE "MINE SCARE" More Solutions Advanced [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
THE "MINE SCARE" More Solutions Ad vanced : Since the report in our last issu bf the-mysterious sounds that have been heard to emanate from an aban doned. shaft In Central Wyalong, a number of other theories have been advanced by way of solution of the problem. . .... , An experienced miner was . heard to remark on Wednesday that the sounds. are most likely caused by clods of earth falling into the water, the suppressed impact producing a tap- to correspond with the hammer ing of fin entombed person. The: "frog'' theory, aa advanced in our . last , issue, is accepted byj some as being the most likely explanation of all, while it is not considered im proDame iliat the water constantly washing against a crevice in the wall is responsible for the sounds. It is reported that some time ago sounds, similar to those referred to, were heard to issue from another abandoned shaft, but since the ad vent of^ the recent heavy rains the noise lias not been repeated. We have since been informed' t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
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STATE'S LIVESTOCK Sheep ncrease; All Others Decline [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
. STATE'S LIVESTOCK .. s* Sheep ncrease; All Others Decline ■The Government Statistician, Mr. T. Waites -;nass. Is&lt;rucl..v'U.&lt;v' liu»6V-.ok 'statistics of "the State' for 'the year : ended. June 30 last. , 'These returns show the number of horses- at G23.392, as compared" with •'651,03!; in the previous • year, a ; do crbnse of 27,0-13. - ■ • The .number pf cattle was 2,813,C53 ; Including _834,031. dairy. cows (841,G7G in- ,1920). Tlio previous years , total Was 2,!137„130, .so ,t,hat there .was a decrease' of ,118,407 .pn the yoar.' tTli'o sheep' total '.\va» .il!i,!)3O,0Q0,,ijsi compare^ with 53,800,000, an increase of 2,070,000. jv' toln,l of ..*132,201 pigs disclosed .a decrease of-49,75;!, in comparison wilU .i 'iiil! I U iAk*l!i)t!UAl/l (.loatfi' \toliUI ill' 2".f&lt;07 ,( ;WS an^'ir-, hh) as ft|?nln»(,= :U,1!17 ■' CltSO 'flliKoruH) 1,1}S^\; !.L.r iJ.'iLL'llJlMLT
FOUR CORNERS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
FOUR CPRNERS (From our Correspondent) • , -.u. ' On the evening .of April 10, , the ■Four: Corners *'ootb$ll Club -held their second .annual meeting in the hall. Thece. was /M- good attendance and .the lively interest which .was shown au ■gurs well for the coming season. The Secretry .presented the balance sheet which showed the club to be in a ->-"ry igftttstiictQry position, with a ere ■ jfllt balance of £17. The club only •hitvjng been formed, last season, the members considered that for a first year performance they, had much tc tlieir credit as they had secured a place Jin the first four. The meeting then got to business rid «t wfs decided to reform and en • it5 lie Tulliblgeal Association again "tnis" season (Australian Rules). Satisfaction was expressed with thf . services of Jast .year's -secretary (Mr. J. Johnston) and President (Mr. G. Husking), and they were both unap.i ■mously re-elected :to office. Delegate; . and -a selection committee were alsc appointed. I , A dis...
WHEN SOWING OATS Some Seasonable Reminders [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
' ===== ' WHEN SOWING OATS Some Seasonable Re minders Oats take a little more moisture to germinate than wheat, and while 2 inches is a good depth in a moist seed bed, they should be put down: 3 inches in a dry seed bed, provides the soil is moist at that depth. If the soil is dry to a depth of 3 or 4 inches it would be wiser to plant 2 inches deep and wait for rain. Although wild oats will come up from a depth of 4 or 5 inches, the plants are not | so strong as if they had germinated j nearer the surface. Varieties of oats may be grouped ! according to their stooling or tilter ! ing capacity, and with this period of ; maturity coincides. Algerian is the thickest and one of the latest of the ! varieties, and Buddah is the earliest -.o ripen and smallest in number of j h-jtlks produced. \ Although Algerian is a 'good ; 'i.-osght resister, a plump sample or : cannot be expected under dry : conditions. On the other hand, I^acli \ lz.r> or Guyra will yield a good plump grain, though ...
FLUKE IN SHEEP Department Caution as to Treatment [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
FLUKE IN SHEEP Department Caution as to Treatment I 1'lie use ot carbon tetrnciilci'i'.'e Vr (lie treatment of fluke'in sheep coir tinues to increase, writes the Chief Veterinary. Surgeon of the Depart: ment of Agriculture, but it is desired to warn sheep jowners that danger may attend the treatment unless it is ; carried out in accordance with do partmental directions. ; Any substitu Won of cheaper materials wil'l bo attended by risk. Animals -in certain-, conditions, moreover, are more sus ceptible to the, effects of the drug, but for ordinary paddock sheep as depastured in this State, its use ire the doses recomended by the Depart ment is safe and effective. Carbon tetrachloride may be admin istered either— (1) Iu capsule form, dose 1 capsule (Ice.), or (2) In the form of a drench, con sisting of a mixture.of one part car bon tetrachloride arid four parts par affin, dose 5 cubic centimetres (5 cc.) given by the mouth by means of an, ordinary hypodermic syringe, minus the needle. ...
HALF MOONS v OUR BOYS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
HALF MOONS v OUR BOYS , The team to represent the Half Mooiis . against , the Wyalong Our Bpy^ „on,, Sunday next on the West Wyalong ground will be selected from the following: N. Smith, Vie. Cooper, E. Fraser, F. Wilson, W. Stivano,. D. Anderson, K. Townsend, A. Lloyd, P. Schpfielcl, L. Carr, 'm. Fraser, R. Norris, R.' Stephenson," L. Thomas, R. O'Donnell, J. McCauii.: Referee, Mr. • Don Dean. Play com mences at 3.15 p.m. / V ; ' v-V : i;;; The .following team will represent Our- Boyis Football Club "againBt-, the . Half Moons at West-- Wyalong., ou Sunday next, 22nd April. AH players are requested to be at J. Costa's hall at 2 o'clock sharp and to bring along la§t. year's, guernseys: Fullback, C. Schinuit;' i|, 'J. Keen, A. Pettit, S. Lloyd, R. Black; five-eighth, II. Wor ner; half, J: Ellis;- : forwards, K. Townsend, O. Cullcn,, • J. Navln, N. Martin, G. Broad, G. Gordon. Emer gencies, back, C. Solomon; ' forward, Williams. All players ■ are requested to make themselves financial...
FOOTBALL NOTES (By "Lookout") [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
FOOTBALL NOTES (By "Lookout") Cecil FiCield, late coach of West | Wyalong Senior Team, whose dia qualification- was referred to in our, last issue, lias been saved the punish ment. The following-appeared in Tuesday's "Sun," wnivh will romo' as rn ii; news to MfJields .friends in West Wyalong:— "It had been previously . reported that Fifield, formerly of Western Suburbs; who wmil I r-f\ •*?■. Wyalong last season, and it was contended that four competition matches by Group 9 Against (that IMfield' appealed, bu'i from the • ' correspondence received from Group 9 it appeared as if. the suspension was only a rncowmiendfi tion to the head body. The incident) leading up to the m.'itter occurred, lost season, and itw as contended I,lint Group !) had no power to: suspend, there was no case for Fifield to answer. The chairman, Mr. F. Flow ers, M.L.C. pointed that out. , ■ It all happened 'when Referee De laney ordered player Brogan off the field and Brogan refused to go. Do laney" asked Fifie...
WIZARD LITTLE In Rio Theatre [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
v';— r WIZARD LITTLE In Rio Theatre Professor Little, who'has. placed himself in the highest pinnacle or the magician#' lame; will'-appear, in' conjunction with a fine programme or pictures, at the Klo Theatre on 'Saturday evening,. 21st inst. . /ProffiHHor Little stands out on his own a# an unparalled exhibition oi: the conjuring' art, HIs tricks are far too nwmrtjuH to onumerate. Each lrJck;'Js exceedingly clever and bril liant, and has the audience guessing all the time. . West Wyalong patrons are strongly advise*) to se&lt;; J'rofessor Little "in actton". fills ability as a magician is Ijighly' apoVX-n of by our exchanges, wIiq Jjavi; termed him. "The World's Wopd«r Wizard." Don't fall to see him at the illo Theatro on .Saturday fl0Xt- iJ'
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
PERSONAL v. The six years old boh, Geoffrey, of Mr. and Mrs F. S. Bennett, of West WyalonK. was operated »Pon iu thc District Hospital yesterday afternooiv for appendicitis. | > , * . * * Mr. and Mrs. G. Goodman, who re cently'.disposed of their business at Ungarle, after spending a few weeks at Forest Vale, left on Monday by car | Cor the North Coast, where Mrs. | Goodman's parents reside.. Mr K. McCartney, of the staff of the local-branch of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Ltd.. to being- transferred to Gunning. = position will, be filled by'Mr. Smith, from the Wagga branch. ^ -■/./ Rev. Father Carragher, formerly °t Gundagai, and recently of Crookwell, has been appointed to succeed Rev. Father Greene, at West AVyalong. .The "latter, for the past year, Jvas curate to the Kev. Father Shannon, P.) - Father Greene is going io Crookwell. * Jim Carlton, "Australia's champion sprinter, won the i New "South Wales A .-A. . A: 100 yards handicap at Camp den on Saturday last. H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
1 State Wide Appeal FOR LIMBLESS SOLDIERS We the undersigned holders 01 the Victoria Cross being members of the Limbless' Soldiers Aquatic Club ami Provident Fund Appeal Committee make this State wide appeal for our leas fortun nte matas. His Royal Highness the Duke of York has granted his distinguished patronage and the object of the appeal is to.raise the sum of £50,000 for the purpose of provid ing private Swimming Baths and Club House on Sydney Harbour, and a Provident Fund for the Limbless' Soldiers in their years to come. fen thousand pounds are already in hand, and out of this money the sum of £6,500 has already been paid, for the site on the harbour. i The financial side of the appeal is in the hands of well-known City business men, which is sufficient guarantee that all the important matters in connection with finance are very carefully guarded.. Everybody in New. South-Walfes in sympathy with this splendid appeal is invited to assist'with card parties, dances, and other en...
LOOKING BACKWARD Old Time Memories [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
LOOKING BACK J&lt; WARD wh" ' • Old Time Memories BY t"THE : LITTJUiJ T.ASCAI. " (H. N.; rurnbilil.; Let us-:contlnlre dur (ilsoiUi's'ci. dn the happenings of long ago. Yet, it seems but. yesterday. As I said "Top Town" was a thorn iu tlie side of West Wyalong, and the West had to grin and bear it for many years. Fancy having to take a poor d6vil who had looked on the wine when it was red, or some of Charle's spark ling ahiber ale out of the wdoi'., all the^way.to "l'op Town' to be fined,, or "rising of the court." Yet it was so. To make matters worse, a few .pull ed the strings and had "Top Town" incorporated .leaVing "tile West" out in the cold. One or Wyalong's first Mayors was Mr. Mori arty, a conscientious and we'll meaning man, but the "opposition" did not give the . Mayor a lair go. However, we will not bother over the milk which was spilled.. Let the dead past,, in that respect, bury its dead. The gold petered out and the golden grain and fattenirig paddocks came to'...
HUMOR LAWLESS PROCEEDING [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 20 April 1928
HUMOR LAWLESS PROCEEDING ; The -.teacher was giving the class i a lectnre^on gravity. I * "Now, children," she said, "it is the I law of gravity that'keeps us on this | earth.":-i.-v., ■ "But please, teacher," inquired one, small child, "Jiow' did we stick on1 before the. law ; was passed." : # * • ' .»)T NEW WORDS AS USED ■'' ' Jack was : homls: for -Ills holidays from college. One day lie said to liis mother:•■■"May I tell you a narrative; mother?". The. mother, not being -used to .. hearingsuch big words, said "What is-a narrative, my boy'?',' "A' narrative' is a tale," said;:Jack. That night, when going to.:bed. Jack said,'May I extinguish the liglu, mother?" / His mbther asked,"What do you i mean by saying, extinguish?" ;• "Extinguish means put out," saitf Jack'. A few days later Jack's mother wan giving a party at' their homo, - anc the dog walked ■ in. Jack's mother I raised her voice and said: "Jack; lake I that dog by the narrative and extin guish him." ; ■,■.■.'■■'. /-. ' ...