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GILGANDRA RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
GILGANDRA RAINFALL Appended is a table showing: the monthly; rainfall at" 1883. At our request the figures were supplied by Meteorologist, and are therefore correct.- - GILGANDRA.—Lat., 31 deg. 42 rain. ; Long., 148 dee. I Feb J M'cIT f'AjfntlVI Jun Jly Giigandra sincB the Government 41 min. Year ]Jan ' 1883 J . ? 145 1884 30 50 65 302 72 1885 318 121 100 119 48 1886 128 21 .5 701 364 1887 427 439 1435 171 44 1888 49 379 40 0 163 1889 120 108 307 483 546 1890 366 738 516 499 376 1891 ■767 140 355 285 163 1S92 225 70 55 118 363 1893. 279 108 3S4 267 556 1894 221 269 840 560 .80 1895 506 56 11 43 125 1896 69 699 123 1.30 ,368 136 1897 290 65. '" 91 0 1898 .682 359 0 0 120 .1899. 191 143 86 229 14 1900 228 49 493 204 265, .1901':; ;ioi ' . 0 282 285 279 .1902; ■■■' 19 - 44 71 0 . .9 1903; , 22 45 179 614 ■353, 1904 ■285" 166 278 17 94 1905 : 72 291 222 735 222 1906; 304 91 360 82 151 1907' 359 31" .285 257 13 1908: 85 657 225 102 103 1909 ;22& 547 95 164 100 1910: 489 0' 407 13...
A CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
A CH APTER OF ACCIDENTS . The- week-end. brought'more acci dents wHh-it to Gulargambonc; than rhas.vbeorf. the case ;for. manyv months paStt i - ^ ,:' \\Tiilc the lorry Conveying the Ton. deburine ■-Pastoral. Co.. sheen exhibits at the' Gulargambone ,sho\v was "re turning homes-it capsised on the Box Ridge road..The.lorry contained-se vere valuable . sheep, inclnd'ng' the dhamp'ion ■ rani : of the show|.. The driver and pother passenger (Mr. T. King and j.. Haddington l'esuectivo ly) sustained -serious injuries," the driver be.'jig the more seriously in jured; Bjth are 1 occupants of 1 he local hospital. The champion ram ol the ,local, Ishow this;year met with a broken lej?, and ii was-brought into I town over the week end to have , the leg set.| The other sheep -escaped with nothing much more serious than a shaking. ■ The lorry was verv sevir ously damaged.' A well known resident , of . Gular gambone Mr. R. (Bob) ^l'ucc sus tained a broken collar bone' on Sat urday: night last;- wh...
Gulargambone En Fete Annual Show-A Wonderful Success Indomitable Spirit Gives Big Boost [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
Many striking features contributed to make last week's twelfth Annual Exhibition of the Gulargam bone Pastoral and Agricultural Society an unqualifi ed, success—one which worthily maintained the ex cellence and high prestige of its pre-decessors. But two salient factors stood out pre-eminently.. These were the unshakable and unbounded confidence towns people and landholders roundabout have iii' the potentially-rick natural resources of the sound, progressive district, and the spartan pluck exhibited - by those sturdy, public-spirited officers, who carried on cheerfully in the face of tremendous difficulties. \yith_. characteristic loyalty,, en thusiasm and energy.' all officials-work • ed unremittfngTy ; arid"s with1 the: will to win. Happily; .they a-eaped : rich, and well deserved-?'success. Bravo,'. Gulargambonel. lt was a~ meritorous attainment that will "stand out hrbcjld relief in the annals of the Society. The Show, as stated above", was • the twelfth of its*.kind staged in G...
Football Committee Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
Football Committee I Meeting . The victory obtained at the ex pense of Gilgandra--on Sunday week last appcars-^lo have, given an added ompetus lo lliu doings of the local club f«r iliero^ was. .a-large attendance at tho committee meeting • held" on Tuesday evening 'last; • - The secretary reported that when the ouiitandinjr -accounts were- paid, there ./.-would ■ bo an • cL-'imateci j • ilU' of al;ouv-.£15 oil the recent sports hc;(&lt;I. ' The. bnlnncj sheet was held over until'ti. final .re turn: could; be made.-- The secretary was-granted an horiorium of £1/1 for his work in-connection, with the sports. The next matter that occupied the; attention..- of&lt; the medting •avVis;' the matter of fencing in tho ground. / It was eventually decided to have the sjde .of the enclosure nt present fenced repn'red ; and > the other . side fenced. Mr. ,R. T| Lewis: was ap pointed secretary in-place of Mr. J. Clarke who .verbally resigned at the last committee meeting.
STRIKING SIDELIGHTS In and Out of the Ring [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
STRIKING SIDELIGHTS • In and Out of the Ring Even on the initial day tlio ring programme was fuil of interest. With the- non-arrival of the'circus •hunters local and d'strict competitors divided, the prizes. : "Dick" Wrigley,' Gilgan dra's veteran. horsonian-owneiy> was cminotTTiy successful, carrying oft' the1 . lo'.'.al hunt with Spearmint,: the ladiesV hunt with -Double Mint,, divided; with .A. Fra^eiv foiv first prize Jn-tli(T mai-. den-hunt and got the blue ribbon for Iho'bust polo, pony with P.K. .'He ' also won - the 'pony, 'hunt /the. big;day with P.K. "Dick" was see,f "quite a , lot in tlfe ; sjuldle - and as1 usual, ^his .■ horsemanship evoked favorable:; com ment. - * On Saturday. Perry -Bros, celebrat ed junipers werepresented and car ried . eveything before .;them. : They were -seen to &lt;■ advantage i^ ■ the' •,ever popular; high'jump, upon which event was focusscd. widespread. attention. The tension; and expectancy had' the crowd on: tipJtoe. with-cxcifcin...
NATURE DELAYS JOURNEY Bonny Australian Born [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
NATURE DELAYS JOURNEY Bonny Australian Born Travelling through an adjourn ing town to Gilgandra the other day, in a worn-out sulky, and with a hungry horse, were a man, his wife and tjHree children. Camped on the river bank, the woman became ill, and the case was reported Co the ever helpful Country Women's Association. She was trying to reach Coonamble for the arrival of No.-r4, but nature decvecd otherwise. MemSevs of the C.W.A. rushed to the rescue, and soon had itlie woman safe in hospital,, where, under skilful hands, another young Australian was • born under, comfortable c"'r cum stances. . v . The family were' housed, fed and clothed,, a good towsmari, -who paid a fortnight's rent (o. tide the weary wayfarers over their trouble;,' , . . To all who aided and to the doc tors. who stood - by,- .the C.W.'A. •ex tends its thanlfiv and thus is placed on record another fine deed of the association, which.is a power for good in our community.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
MR BUSINESS MAN DOES IT NOT OCCUR TO YOU THAT YOU ARE READING THIS NOTICE, AND THAT IF IT WERE YOUR ADVERTISING ANNOUNCEMENT OTHERS WOULD BE READING IT ALSO ? ^Advertising Gets the Trade. The Progressive Trader is the Consistent Advertiser. WHEN yIjU BUY ADVERTISING SPACE . in a Newspaper which is esteemed for its service and read for its quality—you the confidence of its readers in your product. Advertising coverage GILGANDRA TO THE QUEENSLAND BORDER. (The Pick of the West and the North-West.') AT A 25 PER CENT REDUCTION. A Discount of 25 per cent is allowed for contracts in four papers. If only two papers are required 10 per cent reduction will be allowed. CAMPBELL'S NEWSPAPERS—Which offer a coverage of 40,000 square miles. THE FOUR NEWSPAPERS ARE CAMPBELL'S NEWSPAPERS GILGANDRA "WEEKLV'i- Publish ed every Thursday afternoon, l'ha Gilgandra "Castlereagh" and Man' ■. dooran "News" are issued with • "The Weekly," so. that advertisers ' will reach readers of three papers ■ . with one...
BENCH'S SYMPATHY Saves Man From Gaol Sad Gilgandra Case [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
BENCH'S SYMPATHY Saves Man From Gaol Sad Gilgandra Case "I am only giving you a chance of a fine in view of the circum stances of your wife and child. Otherwise I would' certainly send, you to gaol." • In this stra'n Mr. H. L. .Adams, P.M., spoke at the Gilgandra Police rCourt on.Tuesday morning' in addres-: i sing John ' Cameron, a .young man,: who • had pleaded /guilty to having on. April 21 at Gilgandra stolen a -'horse valued at £8, the:,property of. WilL'am Jackson. t. . ' Sgt. Campbell (prosecutor) stated that Cameron was looking'for a horse and tvent to' the Common, where he found the one in question. This he took away to Quamboiie and used for several weeks before lie was located. P.M.: Is there' anything -:for honesty against him? v Prosecutor: .Yes,, four convictions, your worship. He'is a married man with a wife and. child, audi think she ■is ■ in very poor circumstances. P.M: However, I don't see my way-to allow him ?ut altogether in any-case. Was any loss' sustained by ...
SPORT OF KINGS Gilgandra Aids West's Prominence Speedy Westerners [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
SPORT OF KINGS —x Gilgandra Aids West's - Prominence Speedy Westerners That clinking good Gilgandra &lt; speedster, Fortsilk, is maintaining | the Gnstlereagh township's excellent | Teputation on the- turf in the Me-, tropolis., He is one of the king-pin prads of pony dom.v. Other pengasus from the Western "Districts ave mak ing their- prescncc felt: there,..too. In | fact, it is: many : a long, day . sjpec western* colore have been so regularly , piloted to victory; Lets hope it long continues to hold its. own with the rest of the State. &lt; That noted Mudgee district, breed er-owner, 'Mr. Hunter White, squire •of IJaviliih, is having, a goodly taste, of the fruits of victory'.. His. lates' •win was in the Novice Handicap at Menangle; with h's: Tippel-:gelding. Hidalla, by two lengths,. from Gar con Blue and Sweet Accord., , Hidalln :• won 011 the hit. Mr. White.also;owns that smart filly, Marsala, also by Tip pler, which landed the ...two-year-old. event at Randwi...
THE DIFFERENCE When Booze Was Suggested [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
DIFFERENCE When Booze Was Suggested An illiterate witness in a case Heard at 5)'ie Gilgahdra Police ' Court on Tuesday was puzzled : over the meaning of. the. word v suggested. Discerning his embarrasment P. M. Adams kindly-asked: Don't .you know. wha': suggested means? "No-' er.me the plaintive rejoinder. Put, broke in Mr. II. Beveridge, solicitor , (who had -been reiterating the, word ' in a query, which va satisr factory rep'y-had not been received,) if I suggested a drink you. would know what it was. Mr. II. L. Adams (P.M) : But it is used in a different way altogether, and I: am - sorry to say : Mr: Beveridge it is not- a- faiiv anology. It is used wrongly. Where a 'drink is suggest ed it is asking or requesting him to have one. Mr. Beveridge explained that the. context'- ofihis; remark -was not- like, the suggestion when a man wants a woman to marry liim. The interlude then closed. FISH and CHIPS at the CALTON CAFE EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY.
FOOTBALL Greens Downed at Eumungerie [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
FOOTBALL • Greens Downed at Eumungerie - Journeying to Eumungerie, > !the Greens mot their -first Waterloo in-tlie Gilgandra and District competition, when the home team won by 7 .to 5. Without distracting, from the . locals win, it must be admitted that Dee-' lian, Bowmanf 0!Connell and vfferving. wore regulars' who were'missed - from the Greens; , On' the -day, t^the win ners were just the more - Q^enly"bal-: anced team,-thoughithe winning score was not.made-until -a fe\wminutes of the final- whistle. The /cores are a true reflex of the play.?' An amusing', incidenldof the match was the bursting' of : $e ball, wien the game had, not betn in progress more than 30 minutef, and the pro ceedings were'held while a new : bladder was summoned. The following were- the teams:— Eumungerie:—Montgomery, ' J)'. Dohnt, A. Dohnt, Jo ics. J. Colo, II. Cole, P. Alchin, i 3. Alclien, M. Leslie,' Hendry, Whj tely, G. Leslie,! Worcester. ' • -v, ' Gulargambone:-—] [acken, II. Lewis I R. Lewis. I-I...
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES PROBATE JURISDICTION [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF. NEW SOUTH (WALES PROBATE JURISDICTION ■ In'the Estate of Edward Bourke late of Biddon near Gilgandra in the State of ®Jew South Wales, Parmer, deceased! ftatestate. Application will be made mter fourteen days from the publication; hereof that-Admin is'raiion of t^jeiEstate of the above named deceased; may' be granted to Alys Bourke, oij Biddon; aforesaid the wife of the saiSdeccased and all no tices may be se\ved at the office of the undersigned &j,d further take no ice that application will be made to have the usual bond and Surieties dispensed w.'th hereL,..-. or- the amount of such Bond reduceH, And all per sons having any claim against the Estate of the said deceased are re quested to send in particulars there of to- the undersigneTT^vfthin the' sa:d period of fourteen days. • Dated this twenty ninth dat, of May, 1930. . \ VINCENT JOHN KELLY, proctor for the Applicant, Bridge Street, Gil gandra. By his, Sydney'Agent. 0 . P.- Wh'te and" Co., .1G0 ...
RESIGNATIONS GALORE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
RESIGNATIONS GALORE Six resignations in three - weeks have been handed in to Hie Dubbo League. Following the upheaval over the sending of a weak team to Warren, Messrs, J. Huston (presi dent), J. Holm and H. P...Hewitt resigned a couple of weeks ago. Mr. R. Schofield resigned: on account of h.'s'■■■inability to attend tile meetings, while on Monday_night Mr. E. Ma loney handed in his resignation be cause tho League refused to with draw from the inter-town competition Then Mr. Huston's successor. Mr.. A. Cleaver resigned because lie d;(T not favor group football.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
ANNUAL DANGE yarrandale SCHOOL OF ARTS Wednesday, 4th June, 1930 hawkins orchestra Prices: Gents. C/-, Lad:es' 3/ .;c. e. nbwton;. Hon. Secretin-}'. ess —Says Kathleen' Court Now, the only important idea in make-up is the logical one of having nil youi toilet' aids harmonising;:. —just -as'syoti' would[ insist ori the' dctai)3 : of your dress harmonising.--; "The old-idea; of-using'this make of face cream with that make of powder, and still another brand of lipstick • has caused too much of the criticism that has, in the past, been levelled against women for their:make-up efforts. " . . 'Rouges,^and a ;(ouchi of (he Kathleen C,ourt" Lipstick" For the eye-brows and lashes,-use my; Eve" Cosmctique, V which • alone* .works wonders" wuh'.the ^appearance, und being mndcVin brown asiwcll^aa blacki:givcs just' the shade for,"every r ty'pe.**ATciVr hw soaptoshqnipoa-^oitlyllcnna ■foam,:iohich put's the'slint o/'sunshine'in the hair xtnthout dye or harsh chemicals. Each oj my ■ preparations ...
Successful Exhibitor [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
Successful Exhibitor The fame of sheep bred iit the well known' local property, "Tondeburine" .owned by the Tondeburine Pastoral Co.. Ltd., is spreading far and wide, sijul last week the company were suc cessful exhibitors at the Dubbo show. Three "firsts were obtained including ;the/, ribbon for the Champion1 medium v/ool ram;' and also a first, for 11' and liiider ^••liiodium- wool-ewe and. a first for' l i: and'under 2 strong wool ewe.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 29 May 1930
j. WEDDING BELLS i • ' | Whiteman—McNeilly ■ A wedding which attracted consid 'erable-interest,' because of*the popu larity of the bride and the high ro 'gard held for her late father, one of | Orange's most prominent citizens, a.s I '.veil as her mother,' who .belongs to | one of the- oldest district families,, and i for many year has been ^closely asso ciated with-public & chari'.ab.e move ments, was: celebrated by the Rev.. !C. A. S. WooiihouhC at the Mc 1 thodiil Chuich, grange, on Tuesday ' of last week. 'i"ne pretty young i bride was M'ss Emily Mary Asneth ! (Essie) McNeilly,' on!y daughter of I ti:2 late E. T. McNeiily .and'Mrs. Me | Ncilly, of "Bonka,"' Byng Stieet, i' Orange, & the bridegroom' was Mr A.. Vaughan Whitcniari; son of Mr. and ; Mrs. A. Whiteman; of Croydon, .and formerly of G'lgandra. The tall,, stately bride■; entered - the 'church on the arm of her brother, Mr. George McNeilly, and looked the ipfcuro of happiness in a Princess ' gown of white ...