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Some Boar [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Some Boar A wild boar that had been playing. havoc with fences and sugarcane!' crops neai1 Cairns (N.Q.) for the past two years, (luring, which time lie kil- i loil eight doj/s and slashed many others with his six inch' tusks, was shot'recently about, six miles from the township. He turned the scales at 497 pounds. . • ■
CAR USED AS TRAIN ON EAST WEST LINE Washaway Sidelight [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
CAR USED AS TRAIN ON EAST WEST LINE Washaway Sidelight Recent washaway on the Nullabor Plain, near the South Australian bor , dor held up railway ' traffic on Hie 15ast-West line for weeks, and brought irt.o most eft'cccive use two Stude baker cars that are the property' of the Commonwealth Railways. These, two Commander models have been specially equipped, with wheels for use on the permanent way",' "and they were rushed for service as loco motives where the conditions of thp track would not permit an engine Io operate. In one place, one of the cf: (tad. to plough through water more i;ian two feet deep for a distance of a mile and a half, pushing one truck and pulling another. . Twenty-six. pasengers, as .•well as luggage and-mail, ..were■■•piled"on •"of the trucks.. ' ■ - ■:■.■■, Trains were held up on each side of ,tha flood waters,-and many of th.c passengers lived in the trains. ; Food suppl!es and jnails.were rush-, cd from cither side by the.Studebaker ( locomotives, "which d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
CLARK. Tailored Suits' Ml it1 1 a are Men who, have their, suits tailored to order'here ■ are assured of the iiltimnto in Tailoring style cor«i redness. . ,Jn addition, they secure Tailoring value thnt has. no equal elsewhere in the district—a-vnlue that be comes more apparent after the suit has been worn (or a feK months. We do not cut quality tn meet the den.and of a low pricu, hut vr* can safely say that our Tailored* to-order suits give the greatest Tailoring satisfaction possible to obtain. Joseph A. Clark ..ThtUefaS *&lt;•>"" T°'" ■ cOONAMBLE
GULARGAMBONE RAINFALL 1887 to 1929 [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
G U L A R G A M B O N E RAINFALL 1887 to 1929 ibono niier.t i'car i'ts. - 3 HO -1597, ■1562 •3150 230.1 2(565 3000 21G2 28oS 2191 1971 18-14 • 1659. 1715 1203 1839 1451 1034 22(i*l 1171 1990 2856 2029 '2572' 1392 . 2521) 2207 . 13"2 : ■2«G7 2;i^n 1237 1500 3203 34 11 1335 1356 17.9:2 2030 2,775" 1 258 1525 1107 232.2 is-a.table showing chemonthly rainfall at At ouiv request the figures were supplied by t, ■ and are1, therefore correct, >- ■ Feb. ;Mar. Apl. May Juno July Aug. Sept: Oct.' Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pb>. 'P.s. Pts'. Pts. Pls.| 47G 372 '. '72 39| 115 .280| 3G1 .. 28 1.5 51 898 -210 40 110 30 .V~v ""-4. ,^■1 203 '263 548 703 343 •:i93 335 543 .455 920 753 339 401 653 -175 245 ,'282 115 40 409 212 145 296 187 :282 200 137 v—..' •187 160 ;315 153 218 39 283 267 135 ■ 415 90 •550 371 217 281 '52 .30 242 908 385 90 _ 1GS ■v 24 175 135 155 " 90 105 ' — ~ 70 115 -332 L053 135 196 507 200! 128 111 •/V 6 29 45 155 105 424 377 100 193 -.185 485 '■!— 119 304] -T 95 ■ 97 197 125 46 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
MARBLE BUTCHERY ALL BEEF AND MUTTON OF TOP QUALITY. Simply Because We Buy only the Choicest Young Cattle " and Lambs—Never Sacrificing Quality for Cheapness ' NOTE ADDRESS—MILLER ST., GILGANDRA. d. j. and p. v. McCarthy proprietors. Phone 35. ANNOUNCEMENT For GILGANDRA AND DISTRICT WMteman SI Sons V h. Have much pleasure in artrlouncing they have secur ed the Dealership for the above Cars and Trucks and solicit th6 Patronage of all Chevrolet users and intending Purchasers-. r «... Temporary Service Station:—MUNRO'S GARAGE .silt The ^^Series RADIOLA Your youngsters never want to go to bed when the Radiola is playing. They like to share your enjoyment of its perfect reproduction. There are 12 Radiola Models in the new Fisk Series, designed with a specialised knowledge of Australian broadcast conditions. . ! The range includes All-Electric and Battery-operated Models. A single control selects the desired station. Cabinets are of laminated maple. A.W.A., the firm that pioneered in Austr...
GULARGAMBONE DEFEATS GILGANDRA A Good Performance [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
GULARGAMBGNE DEFEATS GILGANDRA A Good Performance* Giving a display entirely uncxpect\ ■ed by their supporters, Gulargambone* Gveens accounted for Gilgandra-m the first match in the "Gilgandra compe tition. For the team to conic out rand ■ , in their first. matelv without even so'v much as a run, and defeat a •Gilgandra combination by 19.to 8 is a performance of- which .they .can :be. .proud :"and:.,it augurs well -for- future ; matches;' ; Many good* judges; arc of the opinion that we have tiie winners of the competition here—all that re .mains-is :for:.tlie-team 'to .trainf assid-. iouslyand-combine-wdl- together. That is -the vonly'-wny .jSucce^s- can come to the team,- and the players do : justice,to themselves. . ■ -The.following were the teams:— r - Gulargambonc': aMacken ->(capt) . Bowman, Dcehan, Hawkins,, Courts, Herring, vWilso'n; • Masters,-Hansen,-' -O'Connell; Mitchell. Oldfield, .Thomas/-' Gilgandra: O'Neill, J. 'Holland, 'Carke; Madgwick, McGowen, Ryan, . Cornwall,...
Week=End Sport [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Lovers of tport were well catereeij ,fjor on S.u^idaj^ last Wiien a varied 'flection was offered. Fc-atbali claimed a great deal of intorest, ttiree teajns from Gilgan dra appearing here.. . • In the big:'match, the Greens were superior, clowning the Visitors by 19 to 8.- .'I(Jie Royal Blues had to lower their; colours to th« Gilgandra Rovers, being beaten for the Turley Cup by 6 to 3. Tie 8 stone 7 lbs team also were beaten by 9 to 6. The Golf CIulj si'iil holds the Rajio.'a Cuph defeating. Coonamble by, 7 matches to 2, \'th 2 matcjhes squared. The Tennis clul&put two teams in the field. The team which re- - ccived Coonamble mid an easy win by 2G sets to 5. The team which. went to Armatree went down by 29 sets to 15.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
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GILGANDRA RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
GILG'ANDRA RAINFALL Appended is a. table showing the monthly rainfall at' (Jiigandra sines 1S83. At our request the figures were supplied by the Government Meteorologist, "and are therefore: correct. GILGANDRA.—Lat.. 31 dag. 42 min; ; Long., 148 d.eg. 41 min. ! Mch | ApH M.? I Jun Jiy | Aug |jjep | (Jet | Nov I DecTT^tT Year J an 1883 ? 1884 30 1885 318 1S86 128 18S7 427 1888 49 18S9 120 1890 366 1891 767 1892 225 I.S93 279 1894 221 1895 506 1896 G9 189.7 290, 1S98 682 IS99 191 1900' 228 1901' 101; 1902 19 1903 22 1904 285 r 1905 72 1906 304 1907 359 1.90S 85 1909. 229. 1910 489 : 1911 536 ' 19.12' 31' 1913' 134 • 1914 20 1515 215 1916 61 '1917 332 1918 335 1919 53 1920 .178 1921. 213 1922 235 1923 0 1924 '48 1925 89 11926 118 1927' 133 " 1.928 449 1929 88 50 121 21 439 379 108 738 140 70 108 269 00 699 . 65 359 143 49 0 "44 45 1G0 291 91 31 65.7. 5.47 0 320 167 271 454 1 114 78 43 89 145 00 39 0 171 140 14,8 0 332 65 100 - .5 435 40 J 07 ^16 355 .55 384 S40' 11 123 91 0 86 493 282....
HOCKEY Lemon Cup Match Review Those Who "Starred" [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
HOCKEY Lemon Gup Match Review Those Who ".Starred" (By Bully) That th'c GiTgandra ..'hockey girls arc fast regaining, that „ sparkling, form" which gave them the .sobriquet of "Central Western ChanipionV' , by virtue of' winnrng the big- open;elim-, illation' contest last season,, was mani fested by /:hcir. exhibition -against Collie '>n ' S/.mday. Certainly they 6'nly won by two goals to..ji.il> biu (lie: liTiiy suggests vast improvement. The team is now beyond the sohie 'ivhafc'.- ■••• dlsconcerling cxper.mental stap;6. Players were tried out -,m. niniiv new positions in .order to ascer tain where - they did best". The .se lectors avc now sat slied tliat^ the fair one? can be placed -with prob ably the greatest success. Lets hope so, anyhow. May tlieir judgment -not. bo amiss. •■■■ Collie g'rls did not begrudge their confrers their win, as there was no semblance of a fliTltc in it. (The win was full of merit. On the other liaml the niodest winners, were not unmind ful of the...
GILGANDRA SECOND GRADE COMPETITION Games to be Played [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
! GILGANDRA SECOND | GRADE COMPETITION I ... ■ Games to be Played The draw for the Gilgandra and Is.rict second grade competition has1 ■boin completed.- At first it was in tended to arrange the draw so r,s each team would have a homfcmatch every second Sunday, but this proved impossible, and a team is often asked to travel two" week-end running, but c ipsnsatcd by having two home jniuchcs in the second round. Orig ;i It Tooraweenah were to play at Collie on Sunday but in the new draw (;:oy .will be oppbsed to Gilgandra Seconds while the: Gilgandra Blues visit Collie. . , The games will be • played on the ground of the team mentioned first. The following draw, has been ar-: ranged:— FIRST ROUN D SUNDAY, 18th M'AY ; ' Tooraweenah v. Eumungerie. Gular v. Gilgandra Blues; G'.lg'andra Seconds v. Collie. • SUNDAY, 25:h MAY ■' Gilgandra Seconds v. Tooraweenah Collio v. Gilgandra Blues. .. . F,uimmgevie v. Gular. SUNDAY, 1st JUNE Tooraweenah v. Collio. / ' G/lgandra- Blues v. Eumungerie. ■ ...
Next Wee[?] Catholic Ball [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Next WeeVr. Catholic E'all • Lovers of ([• • '.light fantastic hrc look ng foiT/aii! ■ t&lt;) Tuesday evening v.siin the Gilgaiuua Catholic Ball will lie held in ll.c Australian Hall. A strong Jadies' committee' headed by i:hn unremitting honorary' secretary, Mrs. V: J. JCelly, have been working' hard- foi^some -weeks past to ensure a : howhng -success; The ball is gen erally recogn'sed as one of the finest, social event- of the year and- this time it should be bigger and grander thn'n' eyqr. ,The price of tickets 'a/e s-o.iKonable; \ind.-• despite the'.prcvk'il :ng- tytJpress;i-r/ij .tlic hall pi'omises to koifilltifl to ovorJlowing >vith patrons.' ■ &pr.nQy'^ orchestra will (preside, arid .the- supper 'will be "up to fts usual :Hi $1s:andrirr) ' o f excellence. llhc 'following night the Juvenile Ball w1:11 ; tako; place.
Gular's Festivities [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Gular^s Festivities I Gular is in festive mood. To-morrow and Saturday; its much awaited show | \v:ll eventuate, atid' everything points : to it being a ;big financial and spee ' tacular success. There will be an aval anche of amusements, while the large l number of exhibits and ever ..inter esting ring, events will be worth 'go -ing miles to \see. Saturday is the big day "and : the town will be1 full of • vis. tors.,: Large numbers of Gil gnndra people -intend to be present 011 Saturday.: • «. v ' Mr. and .Mrs. I Harold II ickey, of ,'Ternleighy',' ;;'::Station, : Tooraweenah left by car on fsiit.urday for a brief holiday to be. spcV.t in the Moreo dis trict. . . ' ^
Golf [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
• Golf i On the'local'links'oh'Sunday'next the 25.h inst.", a team from the fol lowing members will be selected to IjJay against^Warren. Messrs. Byrnes' 'Cameron, Costigan, Campbell/I Serisier, Munro, Woods, T. Connelly, j Habgood, A. Townsendj Horsley, and Nelson. . In the Byrnes Trophy F.I Munro beat M.-Costigan p up and 3 arid L. D. Serisier beat A. 9 upand 3. Those were ;the only match played yesterday. Members are re quested to play-off as soon as pos s ble,~ ' .
Coonamble Show [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
'■: : 'v ■ ' j Coonamble Show i The stage is well set, as-it were, ' for CoonanVUMis big show figure i'r: xfc 'Wednesday ancl Thursday;; It will mark the end of .central-western Jaiilumn.-shows and bids fair to/be a ' fitting climax. Those who are at the 1 head, of- afFa'rs.have shown commen ' dable optimism and faith in the town l and district, and no "doubt will be [rewarded with-favoi'able results. The ; show has been widely boosted, the entries large in every section, and all • that is needed to ensure gratifying I success is congenial weather.
Gilgandra's Celebrated Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Gilganclra's Celebrated Orchestra i. It is not likely that the grasswill grow under the feet of members of Heaney's far famed orchestra. That fable coterie of music'ans are ever on rthe move fulfilling important enga ■' gements at most of the leading social • events in the central west. Its fame pias spread abroad" and the orches ftra's peregrinations- go even beyond ! the confines, of the central . western t.terrifory.-;".:I/ke. a well-known brand !_.of ^ea—Hean'ey!s orchestra speaks .for itself. A significant fact is that ! committees .which control, bumper i balls, and have everything of the best, jh-cpeatedly avail themselves of Gil jgandra's artists. The orchestra pro-' i vided the snappy, tuneful music :last night at the Tooraweenah Golf Ball, and. the previous night played at the I Dunedoo Show Ball.' Among its j clvef engagements in the near future rare the Dunedoo Golf Ball, June 9; j Dunedoo Batchelors' Ball, June 24, ' Trangic Amateur Race Balls, June iIS' and 19. V ' . ■...
Jockster Footballer Improving [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Jockster Footballer Improving Irvine Wood, the "crack Gilgandra jockey, -who dislocated his collarbone in a recent football match, is still a patient in the Gilgandra District Hos pital. He is reported to be progres sing favorably, though it may be a week or so before the popular knight •f the saddle will be able to leave the institution. Irvine is receiving many visitors. The general wish is that it -will not bo long , before the injured sportsman is nhle to move about again and pursue his calling in the saddle, _ J""" x:ii
Skating Boom [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
- Skating Boom The healtliy past time of skating has in Gilgandra, like most country towns; "caught the imagination > of the younger'set. The sport is now boom ing, the crys'ral picture management promoting a ilengthy session every Tuesday' night in their hall. Hockey cn skates will be a big feature this season arid already several: local | tourneys are being -arranged. The j I old, open air rink is:nonest; it having been demolished this week prepara-j ■ tory to the erection of a new motor garage for Whiteman and Sons. I
Tennis Dance [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 22 May 1930
Tennis Dance ; The Castlereagh l]ennis Club, Gil gandra, is holding- a tenn's dance on Saturday night in the Odd fellows liall; There will be old time and jaz£ dancing and all. who attend will ;havd no regrets" as a niaixmum of enjoy ment is assured, The prices are pop ular. Mrs. A. Fenton is the'.energetic secretary. •'. • " ' ■