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R. C. Ball [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
R. G. Ball Arrangements are well in hanckfor ihis event, which jfcill be hckl.oii.Wcd nosday evening' next, 14th, May, while the next evening} will be devoted to a juvenile ball anu euchre party.' Foi\. the ball Hawkin'si orchestra has been engaged, and the |committec are sui'e that this will meet with the approval of all dance goers? Sufficient-it,is fo say that the Catholic ladies-are cater ing lor the ball. Their efforts in this, direction resulted tin praise from all who attended last| function. A meet ing was held on Tuesday! evening last to make further arrangements. aiirl country people who have, collected donations of foodstuffs etc.' are re quested tb notify the secretaries at once. ■
HOW PADDY CROWLEY DIED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
HOW PADDY CROWLEY DIED On the Western downs, far from the . . towns - :■ . Where the hot.wind's.com? nful go, And the grass grows 'rank on the river's bank, - Where waters seldom flow? With ghastly white bark the gum trees mark What should be a tfver grand, - And bogged ,they He and slowly 'd o In its bod o£ mud and sand. When tlw storms' frown and the floods come down. . --j , ' ■ As no doubt they; some.imes iio, ■Wo-know with fear what it is to hear 'L'hc roar of the big Barcoo; Where tha ti-trces wave there is a. lonely grave, Upon the bank's, steep side; No song is sung and no. lute is strung For the hero (here who -d ed. If you wait a while till tlie billy I boil, I'll tell-you a tale that is true.^ How the b'ushmcn brave who fills that . grave, Done a deed of deering-do; 'Where the camp is now on the. ridges brow. A current rayr-fierce and strong Whole • flocks of sheep were caught asleep, And swiftly borne along. Dowfi there JjeloNv where the .big tyims grow, The flood its fi...
GULARGAMBONE RAINFALL 1887 to 1929 [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
GULARGAMBONE RAINFALL 1887 to 1929. v * Appended-is-a taKe showing themoiUhly rainfall at Gularg^ambone since 1887. .At our: request 'the figdrcs were supplied by the Governiiier-t' Meterologist,' and . are"-therefore correct. Veur Jan. Feb. Pts 1.887 .1888 1889 J 890 180 1.892 1893 1894 '1895 -1.89 G 1897 .1898 1899 1900 ;1901 .1902 1903 1904 1905 19.00 1907 1908 1.909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 'I'D 10 ,.Ets 356 47G ■ 103 151' -483 G79 '180 322 441 ; 88L' ■ 45 .467 425 170 " -136 05 24 ' -.15 295 ' '.12 VI43 -268 ,119 -136 670 582 125 300 ,130 163 27 ■191-7! 491 "19IS1- 328 V919S 111 1920': 226 ■19.211 147 1922' 254 11231 82 "124'' 234 I02ri! 121 H92SI 196 .! 02.71 1541 " 3, •) 928| 2*961 622| * 1929! 32 [ 82[ Vyfrago .;i vfars • 2521 203| 203 926 40 *135 242 90 1053 45 485 125 ,13 13 13 '264 302 - 76 - G 668 '.66'1 18 329 58 204 I 306 0 .:■ 58 .177 :S8 124 9 93 40 ,1 •321 190 48 Mar. Pts. 372 210 263 753 .469 187 415 908 135 155 . 4G : 463 269 - 7,0 104 . 187 195 148 100 .125 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
MORE EGGS For Less .Money Karswood Poultry'Spice is not a; food— -it is a tome ; and only very littler-one tablMPoonful to every tuenty bicns ib 'needed to • -tlicm into ibc^jerfcci health. upon which . a p/ohhc egg output i depends.. A 1 / pacta will ; supply 20-hcn.s for 16 days. K'H C "I may say I i.a. lad r.iuct. larger cv?,' K1,' i 1 i\ ami many more stnee win? ' ATnrsiP»n((,/i,'r * and my few fow's/i keen tn the gar Jen/re far heller ami/brighter- leaking birds, -since using it.,/1 Uaye repeatedly, passed. on the good ward to manv ye^p'.e. in .a small ivay lyke inyseljWiy&lt;mg "Kars wood" eve/y success." " . (Sgd./ Mrs. L. IIUCKLE, Ken', '.-3/6/29. f. .'■ Melbourne, Victoria. m POULTRY SPICE M Increases tf^-rroducuoii without toremg. . ._■■■ 6 4.30 F i 1111 — r\ 1, Enemy ,&lt;4 of Teeth ■ To which i 'j \'. modern den tal sciencc * ^ attributes serious tooth ana gum dircrders Widespread dental discoveries in the cure o* teeth and gums have recently been made To...
TIM, THE SWAGMAN [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
TIM, THE SWAGMAN Tim, the swagman,'.sat'.aroinid'i's camp tire gaz ng-at the glowing em bers, writes-'iBiboohra.". . On lus face was an -expression- of disappointment as that day: he had walked .several miles, and -was unlucky as .regards the tilling of his tucker bags. On-one occasion the lady of1 the house had referred to him as a lazy waster, and then she soolcd the dogs aiier.hini. He now remembered- that one t me when lie and his mates were cam pod clow,, bv the Wilga- .walerholc, they had remarked that-.the majority of women were more charitable. tiuJhe aboriginal than tUcy were to a white man in the time of need. - As lie sat in contemplation-ho decided to black | en b nirelf with a cork, thus making | himself resemble a blackfeilow... Ho I liad acquired the art of this, as some years previously he had been a mem ber of -i'. ministrel troupe-in a south | ern city; After donning' Tiis most dipalidated -clothes- and pulling his slouch, hat well over his eyes lie ven tured up to...
Injured-Far-West Kiddie Recovers [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
Injured-Far-West Kiddie •Recovers T"I waiit to.go home to .see mum and he tw'ns," said eight-ycars-old Ted Armitag'o;, of ;Cobar, on Tuesday, when ,hc left, the , Iloyal Alexandra • Hospital for Children,. Several years ago Tpd was injured, and a tubercu lar hip resulted. He spent a lot of time, in country hospitals, without re lief. The Kev. Drummond, .of the Far West Children's Health Scheme, look Ted to Sydney eight .month# ago. He gradually .improved, and \'n Tuesday walked freely again. " :"I have -not seen the twins since they "were two weeks old,.and I,.want to I src them and mum as quick as I can. I No;-I do not want'to stay'in Sydney ] and go surfing. I would rather bo 1 home," lie said stoutly. :
Australia's Jolliest Baby [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
! Australians Jcilliest Baby i The competition sponsored by the : proprietors of Johnson's Baby Pow der closed on April 30th, and jud • Ring has-commenced. To give some I idea of th*s task we are informed j that^ovcr .20,000 .-snaps have to -be l.carcfully •examined, and classified,, I The judges 'hope to* announce their decision by May 30'li. ' ^ j Highest Cash Price for Rabbit - Skins, Sheep Skins, Wool, Hair, etc., C. A.'Murphy.
FIRE IN WARREN ROAD House and Contents Distroyed [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
FIRE JN^ARREN' ROAD House and Contents ; Distroyed .The-four-roomed cottage,.gowned and. occupied by&lt;Mrs; F, -Walker, in Warren ltoad, Gilgandra,- at the. rear of .thevoid /produce stores,' was com pletely destroyed by fire this morn ing. together .-.with^lhc-' whole of 'her furniture and contents.' The alarm was'given at 10.30 a.mthe smoke be'iig- noticed issuing from under: the roof by one of the young daughters of Mrsi . Tomlinson; and although > the fire brigade was quickly on the scene, the house was alight from'end to end and, a save was^out__of the. question-. Water being obtained from nearby tankshe brigade concentrated on the -.spread- of the flames, and- played the water on~ tho adjoining structure, with the result that the fire was con fined to the house. ' • .Both the house and contents were partly covered by insurance, but not nearly sufficient to compensate Mrs. Walker for her loss.. ' - It is stated no fire liasbeen -/light-, ed /in the residence since M...
YOUNG FARMERS F.S.A. Behind Junior Farmers'Clubs [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
YOUNG FARMERS F.S.A. Behind Junior Farmers'Clubs The splendid work that" the Junior Farmers' Club, movement is doing.for the future "of farming in. N.S.W. lias the strong support of the Farm ers and Settlers!; Association.^ Th's movement, still in the early stages of development, :is~on a parallel •with the young farmers' clubs of theN United 'States, which ' have a total membership running1 into.Mumdrcds of thousands. New' "South Wales clubs are becoming wonderfully popu Jar with the a-ising: generation of • men for the land,, arid their influence is " both, helpful tand rapid: : • True to its traditions of keeping closely to.the things that matter in farming, the Fanners and Settlers' 'Association is fostering the growth . of the club movement, and individu al- leaders in Association a(Ta:rs arc. taking a keen personal interest in the welfare of the boys of today who are Mto.ibo-.ave farmers-of tomorrow. Hon. "A. E. Hunt, M.L-C., F.S.A. Tre^ jnsurer, -is President of the Junior Fa...
GILGANDRA FOOTBALL CLUB Committee Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
G1LGANDRA FOOTBALL CLJUB Committee Meeting Mr. E.- S. Lewis occupied Uk? rvhujr at the. usual weekly nieetng^of the Giigandra Football Club, which ■ was .held ■ in;.the sMemorial. -Institute -on Monday'night. "Others present were :■ Messr'sV'PI;-Golligo^,. J-; Morris, A.^ Hobbs, A. Weston, J._ - Morlcy, J, Ilealn and the secietary, N_ Pitt An opoiogy was tendered- for the. an avoidable*'absence of 'the President, Mr. II. Campbell.1' The minutes o"f'-the "previous meet-'' ing .were read and •'confirmed on 'tho motion-of Messrs. Weston and Colli soh. . . .■ Mr.HT. R. Gudgeon, secretary of ■ the Dubbo Council Football Club - wrote-inviting the club to play at ■Dubbo any date after the 4th May," and it' was decided to nocify .them • that owing to the inter-town compe tition; there were no available dates. A letter was also received from Mr. "L. F. Olsen, secretary of the Coolah Club, to the effect that he had been instructed to write and ask if Gilg.an dra could, pay their'town a visit ...
WOOL AND ITS RIVALS Sheep's Staple Gaining Favor [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
WOOL AND ITS RIVALS Sheep's Staple Gaining Favor ' ■ Winchconibe, Carson- Ltd., report: Artificial silk and other similar -fibres! 1 have ■-during the pas;'six months-been hard-hit by the reduced price of :woj1. rcotton and silk. "Values for the.latter i commodity have been in the vicinity ^of pre-war basis and in the United States particularly demand for the artificial product has been consider ably checked;^ - - ' The' manufacture, of artificial fi bres developed, remarkably in the past -ten years ■■which- were - on the whole periods of high raw material values. 'In -1920 the world -production of ar tificial -s'lk was - 50i000,000 lb.- Dur ing 1929 it was 404,000,000 lb. Av erage G4's&lt; merino-tops were 3(3d. in 1 •>23. They- gradually^ ascended co 80d. in 1924 hav&lt;^ sincc descended reaching the - lowest point 26d. in March, last- and now being quoted at -2.Qcl. -Good middling cotton- rose in 1923 to"a level 150 per'.cent above ptfc-jwai1; 1/fisis a'yid is ...
GOLF [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
GOLF ■ The following. -team will - .con test' the ■Uadiola.'.Challenge -Gup al' Gulargambone on Sunday next, the Hth May. ' . - ' A.. Krohn,'R. Byrnes, E. Tibbit:-, M. Cameron, S". Ilitchen, M. Cos'.i gan, II Campbell, M. - Ilabgoo I, ,'ilorsley, Serisicr, and 13. Gould. Car:; leave,at 9.30 a.m. ;■/ ■. . MATCH AT TOORAWEENAH .The following members have been selected to play against. Tooraweenah oil Sunday next,.at Tooraweenah. ■■■>. Edmonds, Nelson* Woods,. TruskeU; Connelly, Dwycr, Smith, Barton. A. •Campbell, J. Briffay M -.Heaney. Cars will leav'fc foi- Tooraweenah. at 9.30.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
GILGANDRA PONY AND ALL HEIGHTS RACE CLUB / ? ON THE GILG^DRA RACE CjptfRSE Wednesda^H^ext, May 14th.&lt; 9j5^Nominations. / B. COTTEE,. . • / Secretary.' GULARGAMBONE SHOW Friday and Saturday, MAY 23rd [nd 24th, 1930 Hunting, Totting & Sports Programme 100 Yards Sheffield Handicap of £10. I 75 Yards IIn|ulicnp of £8. Schedules onl Application to— NV 0. KINGSUii', ■Pliono-r 82. I ^ v. .Suci'etip'y. S&hcdules on Application lo—
LOCAL MUSICAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
LOCAL MUSICAL SOCIETY •At,a general meeting held in the Memorial Institute on Monday, April 28th, it-was decided to form a Musi cal Society, to bp known as the "Gil gandra Follies," The following officers were nomin ated and; duly^clected:— ■ . , . President: Mr.'J. Briffa. "i1 Y'ce-Presidents: Messrs. Serisier, E. E. " Petei-swald, G. Christie, J.' Horsley,' Mrs. Beveridge, and Miss Brayne. Hon. Secretary andv Treasurer: Mr. A. W. Weston. " , Assistant- Secretary: Miss- M. ■ 0 Donohoe. . . Committee:/Messrs. W-. White, II. fiavton, N. Meers,' C. 'Francis, >f. Pitt, Misses (Vincent, Cathcart, L. Johnstone, Wiedersehn, Mrs. F. P. Kiely. « Advertising and_ Publicity Manager Mr. F. -P. ""Kiely."- ' Producer: Mr.,F.*P. K'ely. :--.v-tStage'-Manager.:-Mr.''A-.-;-1W.:-Wes-. ton. - , ' , "Mitiical -D\rec|tor: 'Mr. J. E. Baker. ■ Wai-diobe Directors: Mrs. II. Beveridge, Miss Jean Garling. Property-Manager: Mr., P. Corn wall. ^.Electrical Effects: Mr. -F. Brook. :•' 'It; ■was""'decidcd •.•...
HOME HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
HOME HINTS ■. vA^watl. :of tissue paper sprinkled ;,\vith; methylated spirit , will give a brilliant polish! • to glasses and -mir 1-oib. ' " 1 v f, v A, teaspoonful ;of -bo^rax added to the wa'shing water'-will soften it.eon-: tolerably. ' . ? V/hen polishing oak, it must be nibbed the way of the grain niid: sjiven a final polish with a silk hand-: kerchief.' I. ' • v Linoleum, painted with shellac gives a. brilliant-polish wi.liout can si up a', slippery surface- and' obviates ;fhclie ,ccs;ity o'f cleaning every (lay. If a jelly breaks when -turned out of the.mould, chop it roughly and nerve in custard glasses.:' The taste of scorched : milk xan be taken away if the saucepan contain ing it is-- immediately vplaced- ;-in cold . salted water and - left for a .few minutes. ■When, preparing.'slate;- bread for puddings, always soak it in cold water •or milk, not-hot. The. former will make it light and crumbly—the latter heavy. Lemon juice squeezed on to rise when the latter is benig -b...
Farewell and Presentation [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 8 May 1930
Farewell: and Presentation , I A representative gathering of re sidents of Coonamblc assembled at ! the Oddfellows' Hall on Saturday | evening, to take part in a ^farewell [ and presentation to First-class •■Con i-stable Bleechmore, who lias been 'jrci moted to Scarborough after five years service in Coonamble.. . His 'Worship \ the Mayor (Aid. K. K vButtswnr'n)1 presided'and presented tiie guestwlth - a handsome xylots'.to: toilet" set 'for: • bis wife, and a gold mounted.tobacco poucli and a case: of \jsipes for him-, •self, as a small appieciation fioln their large circle of iriends.