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Motor Notes NO MORE PUMPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
Motor Notes NO MORE PUMPING. One of the latest time savers and automotive helps to make its way on the American market' is the Automa tic Tyre; Iriflator. One of these in flatory, is installed in. each wheel: the valves are set for the pressure re quired and the wheel attends to the business of inflating without human guidaince. The moment the pressure drops below a predetermined point, the inflators replace the lost air. These inflators are simple in con 1 struction and make an inconspicious permanent attachment to the wheel, which does not interfere with the removal and replacement of , tyres or rims. | Prpper inflation is highly import ant to satisfactory service from bal i oon tyres. This device is fully auto matic, iis the valves are set to deliv ' er the proper amount . of air, and when up to pressure no more air will enter as the valve is set so that the surplus air passes out through the exhaust. It is claimed that these in itiators' will increase the tyre mile^ . age 25 to ...
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
THE TURF Beaten by half, a head! Such was the fate which befell the Gundagai gee, Euphony, in the Ascot Handi I cap, at Ascot pony meeting yester day. A good deal of Gundagai money was on Euphony — -one localite is said to have stood to win £700. j Gundagai punters piled their j money on the Gundagai' horse, Mr. S. G. Shepherd's Nagrada, in the Granville Stakes (1 mile 1 furlong) at Rosehill on Saturday. Nagrada was backed down to 7's, but, when going well, fell at the '7 furlongs. » * . ' * .? ? Mr. Leo. Garry, who recently won . a hurdle race ' in Sydney with Sir Honor, is in form, and the victory of Mylora in the Maiden Plate at Wagga Races did not surprise the Binalong owner, who went for a big win at the nice price of fours and nine to two. , Mylora is trained by Ted. Flynn, but he has entrusted J. ('Digger') Saunders with Sir Honor, who is the best animal Mr. Garry . has raced for many years. Hardly a meeting passes on the southern line without Mr. Garry hav ing a runner, and ...
LATEST CITY NEWS. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
LATEST CITY NEWS. : SYDNEY, To-day, Giving evidence before the Police Inquiry at Perth, a number of police witnesses referred to the public hos tility towards detectives on the gold- . fields and at the wharves. The gold staff had to be fully armed, for the | danger of a sudden attack in the thick ! scrub was very real. m 9 ? » Mr. Pollock, a member of the Queensland Parliament, stated yes terday that only rain could relieve the position existing, as the result of a terrible drought in the western portion of the State. He declared that there were lean times ahead for pastoralists, who would require as sistance to re-stock. * * * Every effort will be made to close the present session of the Federal Parliament on September 22, to enable members to get away to con duct their electoral campaigns. * *!* * Williams Bros., general agent at Northam, West Australia, were fined £1000 each, in default three months' imprisonment, for having made false statements in their State income tax return...
POLITICAL PIPS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
POLITICAL PIPS ?Illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll The Hume Electorate Council of the Australian Labor Party met at Wagga, on Wedriesdey evening. There was a large attendance of delegates from all parts of the electorate. Mr. Parker Moloney, M.H.R., and J. G. Casserly, selected Labor candidate for Riverina, were present. Reports submitted by delegates showed earn estness throughout the electorate to secure Mt. Moloney's return at the forthcoming election. The opinion was expressed that he would be re turned by a bigger majority than ever. Mr. E. Thomas, of 'Watervale Farm' Walla Walla, was elected pre sident of the council, and Mr. G. Bull, of Cootamundra, was elected secretary in place of Mr. A. Fuller, who resigned through illness. There was a long- discussion on the pro posals of the Central Executive of the Party, which advised the appoint ment of a campaign director for the electorate, following the appointment, of Mr. Theodore, M.H.R.,...
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
TOWN TOPICS Have you got your hat ready for the 'Mad Hatters' Ball?'* * * * You must vote on Saturday. If ] you fail the fine will be £2. a - » © It is hard to -forecast the vote on. Saturday 'next. Gundagai looks like' going a 6 tp 4 'No' vote. The State Government proposes to tax all single men .and single women receiving- more than £250 per year. w * » v All hotels will be closed all day on Saturday. The whole of the of the hotelkeepers of the State arc going to refuse to serve anyone Under any circumstances. It will be the first real taste of Prohibition. . » ?. » . The mail train to Gundagai to-day \*an in nearly three hours late. The cause of: the delay was an accident on the main line near Fish River, when some trucks became derailed ai\d injured the permanent .way. At Wollongong police' court this week, a man named Kiiig, who was charged with resisting a policeman, etc., denied that he was drunk— he said he had only 40 beers during the day. In our small world, we have over l...
Blowing Bubbles! GUNDAGAI HOSPITAL COMMITTEE STILL SCHEMING SCHEMES—ANOTHER LOT SHELVED; BUT EARLY ACTION PROMISED—PROBABLY AT "MAD HATTERS" BALL. "GIFT HORSE" GIVEN A KEEN QUIZ [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
Blowing Bubbles! GUNDAGAI HOSPITAL COMMITTEE STILL SCHEMING SCHEMES-ANOTHER LOT SHELVED ; BUT EARLY ACTION PROMISED PROBABLY AT ' MAD HATTERS ' BALL. ' GIFT HORSE' GIVEN A KEEN QUIZ A special meeting of Gundagai Hospital Committee was held on Mon day night in the Literary Institute, for the purpose of considering the financial position, which was describ ed as precarious. Present were Messrs. C. E. But cher (president), V. E. Lawrence, Jshaw, b. west, Jb. isoyton, &. .Don nelly, T. Irwin, W. C. Stribley, Rev. S. G. Davis, and secretary McLaugh lin. Apologies for non-attendance were received from Messrs. G. Holm , and Roberts. ' The President said he had pre pared a report as from the subcom mittee (Messrs. Stribley, Holm, Law rence, Roberts and' Butcher) ap pointed to consider the financial po sition. He had not bothered to garnish it at all, but had just used plain, blunt Gundagai English. It was really a majority report, be cause Mr. Roberts had not been pre sent and its s...
ON THE LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
ON THE LAND Gundagai P.P. Board has decided to adopt the principle in vogue in other P.P. Districts and deduct 10 per cent, of all travelling stock per mit refunds over £1. This is to cover cost of clerical work entailed in respect to such amounts. . * * * j ;; Gundagai sheep sold at Homebush on Monday:— Ac. W. Smith, Gun-, ' df.gaii -87 wethers at 33/5. Ac: S. Wilson and Co., Gundagai, 170 ewes at 32/-. Ac. J. Robinson, Gundagai, 60 xbred lambs at 29/10. ' * ? ! 'This is a regular dumping ground —-a benevolent institution,' said Di rector Ilr.ssett at this week's P.P. I Board- meeting, when the Board was 1 discussing the forced payment of £75 ' it Jiad to make to one of their recent Inspectors, D. Macpherson. He said ; he emphatically objected to paying the money— lie' voted against the payment. '« ? . ?? ? A sheepskin of extraordinary size wag purchased on Saturday last by Mr. Charles Crocker, of Yass, being that of a plain-bodied!' merino wether, 6ft. Gin. in length and 4ft. in w...
WILL IT CLOSE? WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH THE HOSPITAL? (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
j WILL IT CLOSE ? WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH THE HOSPITAL? (To the Editor). I Dear Sir, — Perhaps it may be pos sible to , elicit through your columns 5 a ? public ' - expression of opinion for the reason of the lack of support for our Hospital | ? uiacn year tne voiunuii.ee s won* is made more difficult by the grow ing-apathy of the public. If the public will not support the Hospital it must be taken as an indication j that the institution is riot wanted. In j that case the .quicker, 'it is closed up the better. If it is the Committee the people do not approve of, the remedy offers at the annual election; yet the ap palling apathy is evidenced by the fact that the; present committee was elected on a paltry poll of only 49 effective votes. Just imagine the whole community casting only 49 formal votes,, and stamped envelopes supplied with the ballot papers. When recently the live President promulgated a scheme for sane fi nance by means of a district collec tor, in lieu of the wretched ...
ADDITIONS TO HOLDINGS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
ADDITIONS TO HOLDINGS It is notified that the portions of land particularised - hereunder are-;i added to and now form: part of the holdings mentioned at the capital values: stated: — . '7r: i Land district of Gundagai, parish Eurongilly, countyy Clarendon:' por- tion 142 of 14 acres 3 roods 20 perches, added under section -163 from 29th July, 1926, to freehold : portion 15 (formerly C.P. 18693, 615), held by. George Douglas Brab in; capital value of added area, £2 per acre; value of Crown improve ments on ad-Jed area, £4/10/-. Land district of Tumut, parish Gilmore, county Wynyard; portion 153 of 5 acres 1 rood 11 perches, added under section 163 from 22nd April, 1926, to freehold portion 56 (formerly A. C.P. 1873-4,354), held by Benjamin Pnrc'oll; capital value of added area, 13/4 per acre.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
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THE WORLD OF SPORT A DEBACLE AT COOTA. HOSTS OF CANOWINDRA SPREAD DESOLATION "Anybody Here Seen Kelly?" [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 30 August 1928
THE WORLD OF SPORT A DEBACLE AT COOTA. HOSTS OF CANOWINDRA SPREAD DESOLATION 'Anybody Here SeenKelly? Yesterday the hosts of Canowindra &nbsp; overrun the land of Cootamundra, and there were lamentations of the conquered ones as they viewed the desolation that would, come on the &nbsp; pubberies and hot-pie shops - by the wresting of the Maher Cup from the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; holders. With Canowindra it was 'come one, come all.' Mothers brought &nbsp; their babies and bullock bells; old pleasant-faced nonagenarians and grand-mas ; flapperettes and school boys — all were there. 'We left no-, body at home, the Club secretary &nbsp; told us. The special train brought along 500 people, and probably another 500 came by cars. From &nbsp; Gunri'agai and surrounding centres big troops bolted to the scene of battle, but Coota folk were evidently not so strongly interested, as only £189 was taken at the gate, at 2...
PASTORAL. DIPPING OF SHEEP SOME IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
PASTORAL. DIPPING OF SHEEP SOME IMPORTANT PRECAU TIONS. ! The full measure of protection cannot be obtained from any sheep dip unless the sheep be dipped thor oughly and the directions given on the packet or drum be carried out to the letter. The liquid capacity of th'e bath .should be accurately gaug ed, and after measuring: out the , proportional amount of powder of1 concentrated liquid, every care should be taken to mix as prescribed. Un satisfactory results are frequently obtained as the result of careless cal culations, and sometimes, and pome times mortality results from using the dip too strong. The practice of increasing the strength of the dip because the parasites are bad (write officers of the Stock Branch of the Department of Agriculture) cannot r be too strongly condemned.
WHY GOOD DRILLING IS WORTH WHILE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
? ? i WHY GOOD DRILLING IS WORTH WHILE It is not uncommon, to see wide misses in a wheat j:rop, or more im portant still, too wide a space be tween drill widths. Some use may be made of he vacant land by ad jacent wheat plants, observes J. E. Harrison in the Victorian Joui nal of Agriculture, but more often it is a harbour for wee;«s. It becomes then a matter of proportion how much is lost. For example if one row in thirteen missed, it is equivalent to missing one bushel in thirteen, one acre in thirteen, or £1 in £13. In addition, weeds are fostered, and shed their seed for subsequent growth. Good drilling is a matter for pride and economy.
THE LIMITATIONS OF LIMING [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
THE LIMITATIONS OF LIMING Liming will not take the place of drainage. Acid soil conditions may be due to poor drainage, but lime can improve only the condition of the upper soil, making for better cir culation of air and water (writes Ed mund S. Shorey, of the U.S. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils). Imper vious layers of hardpan are not ma terially affected by application of . lime, but should be broken up by other means. Lime does not supply any of the constituent elements furnished by fertilisers — potash, phosphoric acid, or ammonia. Best results should not be expected from an application of lime on soil deficient in organic matter, and lim ing should not be expected to build up such a soil unless such organic matter is supplied either in manure or green crops ploughed in.
With the Man on the Land AGRICULTURAL THE MAIZE CROP FACTORS IN DEPTH PLANTING [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
With the Man on the Land AGRICULTURAL : : - — ? ? ' I THE MAIZE CROP FACTORS IN DEPTH PLANTING The depth of planting of maize (states a departmental publication) should be determined by three fac tors, viz., (1) time off planting, , (2)' nature of the soil, (3) moisture i in the soil. ' j In the early spring the soil is usu- j ally sufficiently moist near the sur- , face not to require deep planting, j At this time, too, deep planting re suits in much loss in germination, o\v- j ing to the soil not being warm to j any depth. The result is that there is not sufficient warmth to induce germination, and the seed rots in : ground. i Clay soils remain cold much longer than sandy soils; so that apart from the fact that the young shoots are too tender to push their way through too great a depth of clay soil, where as they can go through a sandy soil with comparative ease, planting may be deeper on the latter than on the former. On sandy soils, however, there should be a limit to the depth ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
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