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AUSTRALIA'S PROGRESS Greater than any, Says Hughes (BY WIRE) Sydney, Monday Evening [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
AUSTRALIA^ PRQt CTESS Greater than ai?y, Says i'jvW ,.'Hughes • (BY WlflE) Sydnpy, -Monday Evening Accordifig 'to Ml". -W. M. I-Iugn,63, in an address at the Lyceum Hall, Australia is fyropreping at a 'greater rate than any ptfier cpuntry in tlie world. f During the'past five years (.lie Con: monwealtli has secured I7,000 ad(ji'): ional people, while Canada had 'ac tually Jost 7,00,0.
From the Capital SALE OF THE SHIPS Prime Minister's Emphatic Speech [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
SALE OF THE SHIPS Prime Minister's Em phatic Speech (From a Special .Correspondent) "Now is the winter of "our discon tent"-*-already members are begin ning to button up their ovcrcoats, and >you can almost hear thdir teeth Shattering. For the westerlies are be ginning to blow across the Capital territory, and ,the cold weather is set irig in. By the end of May they will be right' in the middle of it, and it is doubtful if even Mr.. Bruce, for all his, genius for managing men, will be able to hold them in the leash any long ru th an the middle of June. ^Canberra, in its present stage, is not the most ■ de sirable place to spend the depth of winter in if one is able to avoid it.
THE SHIPS AND THEIR NEW OWNERS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
THE SHIPS 'AND THEIR NEW OWNERS' y-. ;^verybpuy,or;..course, was waiting tor the Prime Minister 's anouuce Aient regarding the sale of the Com . mcriwealth "Bay" auil "Dale" liners to I tlie.; White Star Company, with 'Lord Kylsant at its nead. The cables had already mentioned the sale, anil Mr. Seullin, the member for Yarra (and now leader of theLabor 'Party) had been making .very fierce remarks about it in Melbourne, with a view to draw ing Mr. Bruce. But it takes a very ' clever man to do this when Mr. Bruce 1 does not wish to be drawn, and there is a limit to Mr. Scullin's cleverness. Mr. . Bruce believes in doing the pro per- tiling always—and especially does he.believe'-in-treating Parliament with, proper respect ' He said lie would re serve any remarks lie had to make until Parliament met, and he ,did. •!' When Parliament resumed its sit tings on Tuesday last members wail ed 'anxiously in their places for the promised anouncement. Mr. Bruce 'went'''straight to it. . There are...
ENCOURAGING AUSTRALIAN FILMS. [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
ENCOURAGING AUSTRALIAN FILMS. ' Throughout- theCommonwealth j there is a widespread feeling thaL .we,1 have too much .06/ the American film and not enough ot the I-Jiiipiif. Jilna. The Government- as endeavoring to remedy that state of things, and (lur ing-the week a further move in that direction has been made, following 011, the report of the Commission that eii-: Quired into: ithe.:iudustry.; Mr. Prat ten, Minister for Trade and Customs, moved an amendment in tlie duty on, lmnorted films. The alteration provift-. ed for an increase of -Jd -per foot int the general: tariff on films for public: exhibition representing dramatic sub jects, making the general rate 2d in-, stead of ljd per lineal foot. • ■The Minister reminded members, that in the 1925 tariff the British tftuy of Id a loot was abolished, whilst the duty under the general tariff was not, increased. As a result, there liad been' a slight increase in . the importation of British films. The present proposal j was a further...
A DANGEROUS CROSSING [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
A DANGEROUS CROSSING • &lt;•'; Mr.-- J; Duffy referred1 to > the cross ing on ihe Yalgogrin road, ;which lie contended was too' narrow anil needed -widening. 'Die matter was rofcrred 'o by the .Chamber of Commerce be : ?re when it was. decided to leave the mutter..' stand until the construction of the new line was proceeded,, with. During the football season;there was a tremendous amount of. tralli. at the --crossing,-, and if the: road was. widen ed the risk of accident would be mini mised to a very great extent. He moved 'that the Blnnd Shire . Council bo asked, to rncommend that the cross-' ' ing bo widened. .-Seconded by Mr. II. Aiken and car Vied.
RAILWAY MATTERS W.W. Station and Crossing Requests by Chamber of Commerce [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
RAILWAY MATTERS W.W. Station and Crossing " Requests by Chamber of Commerce Mr. A. Emniott,. at; the Chamber: of Commerce; meeting oir Friday, moved, that/the Sucretary' write the '-.Minister of Railways urging - the 'construction of a loop line at the West Wyalcng siding. ' • , v Mr. ■ D>. -A.. Gagfo suggested :tlie ad dition of tho words: "Thatr the-siding lie made:a railway station ; with: a re sident oiricor in charge." TliisVhe said,1 ;would be essential : when the West • Wyalong-Wamboyne line was complet ed, and the status of the present sid ling would thereby be increased. I Mr. Emmett agceed to the addition. He had been advised • pome years ago to leave the station status aolne un til they got the loop line first. : The status : would accrue afterwards. ■■■■» The motion, with the additional words added, was seconded by Mr. uagie and carried unanimously. . Mr. Fallon, in supporting the .mo tion, mentioned ' that theywere as sured ten months ago that when .■ the new line wa...
PENSION STOPPED Old Age Pensioner's Plight [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
PENSION.STOPPED Old Age Pensioner's Plight . At tho Chamber of pommorce meet ing on Friday • night, Mr;.:: H.-" Aiken re!erred to an old age pensioner/ ro-' siding at Central-Wyalong, whose pen sion-had been stopped because his wife was engaged as cool: at an hotel. The pensioner nvas 73vlyears of age, and there wero-two young children to- sup-; port; Theso were boarded rout by the mother. The husband,, since the with-, drawal: of his: pension ,wi\s practically sturvIiiK.He moved that' the : matter oe..referred to-' therauthorities ^askini; them toreview ;"tho - case, and: point ing out that the wife did not contrl | bute to the • husband's, support, and | that the husband .was in destituto cir-. cumstances. .. 't „ ■ v ' > ' ' i | 3\Ir. ' A.'vEmmett ; seconded i tho ' mo tion. ' It was .-absolutely : ridiculous and absurd to; think that; because the .wile had >to go out. and, earn^a living l'or herself and two clilltlren. the oldt man's pension should bo stopped,-and for him ...
13 TO 9 Win for West Wyalong Barmedman's Big Fight [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
13 TO 9;.>J5LI-i Win for West Wyalong Barmeclman's Big- Fight Contrary to general' expectations, BaimYodriiair sustained defeat aL thii hamls of West Wyiiloii'g' on Sunday. One. reason why the visitors loomed , largely in the public eye was the re port that .their team, was already I;-, first class fettlo and materially r.trengl honed in tiie back division. Another reason why it was "thought they would enjoy the title of superior ity was no doubt attributable 'to* the I fact that the homo team is not the i formidable combination it was last i .year, .although Sunday's play proved that -they are still a very hard team to conquer. That alleged "fn'omlly'v spirit that was hoped would dominate the play could not be detected even .with' the •ai&lt;1 Q* a miscros'cope;: .There were times—particularly in the second half —when one ;was ; inclined to suggest that Malier. Cup honors were at stake, and Hint the outcome of the match was to. decide the fate of the 'respec tive teams f...
11 TO NIL Half Moon's Win Reserves Defeated [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
11 TO NIL Half Moon's Win Reserves Defeated , By defeating a strong team of Re serves on Sunday the; .Half■■"■Moons: have gained three successive victor ies this' season. Tho game aroused a considerable amount of . intorest owing to the fact that: the Half Moons recently annexed wine over Wyaling and' Ariah Park seniors. ■ • Thero was,, however, nothing o: special merit in the" match on' Sunday. Both sides displayed a- tendency to hug the ball, and,, through a non-ob servance of rules, brought about an unusually large number, of-breaches, making the game; dull1 and uninter esting. The 'general . play r;£ Hair Moons was not up to expectations, nor was the effort submitted by the Reserves in' any . way commendable. Fast open play-rsave . an. occasional passage on either side—was not forth coming, and the- upshot was that the excitement which threatened to mark the'- game did-'not; materialise:;,- ' ■ : Half -Moons" were -victorious by 1) points to nil, a score which would have been ad...
DEFECTIVE DRAINAGE Near Grenfell Street [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
DEFECTIVE DRAIN AGE Near Grenfell Street; v Mr. Los Pettit wrote to the cniam ■ ber:of Commerce meeting on Friday: evening urging the necessity, of having the- water , course between • the pro perty ;■ purchased by Mr. Wellington . from 'Mrs. Gunson and his property , in Gronfell Street, attended to.' This was in need of a thorough cleaning out.vand-had not'be done for some ( considerable time. Owing to its pre sent'.'bad state most people were hot aware that it is a water courseij The writer.also suggested a couple of white rails - being erected at 'each end of the. water course to prevent it being used: asa thoroughfare. ■ It' was . decided, ' on the;'motion1 of Messrs Frank and' Duffy, 'that . Mr. Pettit bo advised to prepare a : peti :■ lion and aeiul same to the Bland Shire ■ Coujicil,
MOTHER'S DAY Next Sunday Methodist Special Services [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
MOTHER'S DAY Next Sunday Methodist Special Services The .celebration ; of'. Mother's Day (second Sundayin May) was inaug urated ibyMiss'Anna .lervic over 20 years ago, and the movement lias grown.and is now recognised - in alt parts of the Empire. "Mother's Day" makes an appeal which surmounts all boundaries, banishes all bitterness, and rises above": all creeds, : for mother can be worshipped . by- the whole world in: unison. ' .1 -Special:services will be held;at the Methodist 'Church, West Wyalong. At 3 p.m. an address ■to. the children will bo delivered by Mrs. h. I!. Evans, and appropriate vocal and elo cutionary items . will be rendered by. the children. At the evening: service', the Rev. George E. .Evans' special subject will' be, "Pal of My Cradle Days'" and there.: .jwill bo '■ special .items by the choir, and solos and a duet. Both services promise, to be particu larly bright.
KALMS State Champion Skilful Play [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
KALM3 State Champion Skilful Play (By M. Henry ;Marsh In the. Sunday i '• "Sun") Fred .Kiilms; . .tlio :: AVost -Wyjalong player, yesterday won the State ten hiiissinglestitle as lie did in-1926, but only after a great light .with 'Jim AViliartl. ,Kalnis volleyed perfectly,. hit: very cleanly off the- ground, and ; served i with--a lot: of -pace throughout the first two ■sets, -giving Willard little chance to get on to his game. . I-Ie passed him frequently, at : the his volleys with much skill, fast deep shots alternating with low short drop shots. . •• GREAT RECOVERIES Willard; greatly improved as! the match progressed and fought "for every; point:; His turn camei in, the third set which he won; comfortably as'he did the fourth also.; His'ipassing shots, when Kalms came to the net, his -returns, of difficult balls, were reminiscent-of his best days. He sel dom, ; failed to get" the ball well into play. . In the".fiftlu'set,::Kalms. recovered his poise and-at once put • far, more s...
RIO THEATRE First Class Programmes [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
I RIO THEATRE First Glass Programmes' .What, .must a clever woman 1 law yer,. one who literally lias "the. world at her-feet", do when slit: finds that she is losing the love-of her husband? This delicate - problem is handled bv Florence Vidor in a; new . Para mount picture "The World at hov Feet", which comes. ,011 Wednesday May 9t]i .to the,-Rio Theatre.- . ■ How.'this puzzle of marital relation ship.is met and solved Is said'to offer one of the cleverest farces ■ . ever brought to the screen. In support of this picture is VThe Last'Days of Pompeii." « A great story of love' and; romanou of a city destined for destruction that is thrilling,./ and, spectacular.: in its realism. The story of the love on a blind girl for a.'man whom-she calls master, forms the delicate1 romance of tlio picture. Also in the same programme is the screening of. the:^ locally. made film. "The, Adventures of Dot."' Thoso who have not already seen ■ this novelty should: make every offort 1 to;he•>early....
A USEFUL TANK For Fire Fighting [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
, A 'USEFUL 'TANK ■ For Fire Fighting The' necosbity ot returning tUe Km--1 •rajong'Tank foV fiic figlUinE PUi poses was leleucd to'by Mr. A. Mellon at ; Utd> Chamber; of" Comnierco;mceting, 011 Friilny evoiiiiiK.- 'Ho woulcMiko ,to soo ,'Uio":- SliU-o 'Council vaBsuiiiO vCoulrul t;! this tunic, :is it was one of the best fcouicos toi a w.itei supply tlic local lite brigade had'In town, llad it not been ior this, particular tank, the pro perty ot ■ Mr3.;Melvillo, iinili Tattei sail s, Hotel mlfjliL luivo been de'itioycd din ing'the lecent lii o. It wafa >a e'c.U pity, to'see the ;tanU-being fllloii in, ■and'fhe ■ contended^,-the"vShiro ;Council; should piotect the,tunic if'only^toi the purpose advanced.'. ' ? It was. decided !on,tlio motion' of the cliafrman (Mr. G.' iiiatoh)' and' Mr.' Fallon, that'"the matter be referred to the Fire Brigade.
"THE LAST STRAWS" (To the Editor "Advocate") [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
"THE LAST-STRAWS"! (To Uig Editor "AdvQCfttc") Tr"° ; -1 Dear Sir,—"Would yougrant 'mo space.-,to reply to.Mi'- :R.-H;. AVebst^r, whose . latter, "The-'Iiast^Sti'aws" ap pealed- in ;j>our: issue of ..'April 2-1. ? > Not content with wandering lilte a -lost soul.' in the .mtric^icies oP Thr ill pioblcnH, Mi R II , AVelWoi lias Touturod -sinto >lcEal rrealms.i,.Like all bush lawyers - lie is1- so , aniusips that one pardons his v. iBaubherifis.' Bravely -quotingy fronu Clause • DO-.jol; fthe' 'jlJatloral'-Con'stituliioiy-.'hcS -L'tillt ■more 'bravely—there • is .a v^alour;1,of ignorance—aKgue'Si'Iroiii-ifalso.iprqm-". n'sesv ! Where■ is - the -preference- givjoit to any., State seeing that: the pi;ice jOP suojai'.is fixed at ,4}d. .a lb.,at all the capital cities,?' Sugar-: certainly costs mora in different: parts.of the .Country, sas-jfrcighL lhas "to bo > added, ,:and,, ;a town .Citty .lnilos ifrom ithe. nioti'opolis Avonld :get ,-:its ..sugar .moive ^cheaply ,'than- one...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
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NAMES OF SIDINGS On Wamboyne Line Discussed by Chamber of Commerce [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
NAMES OF -SIDINGS On Wamboyne Line Discussed by Chamber of Commerce Mr; I);. A:Gatrle, nt-; the:: Chamber j of1 Jomniorce'nioptlng on^Friday, evening, I •eferred-lo ;the: naming of-:the -Sidings on tlio ..WcsPWyalong-Wambdyne ifiil way line. -Theproposed' names : were, ! he ' said, VWirralv . Girdler's,'- Billy's Lookout, Caringali, and' Lake Gowal; v .The last-named ' was. many,miles from Lake-.* Cowal, .andi'it WQUld cibe. Jiiosl conLusing ..to 'have the vlast '.fliciing : 0L the lino called'Lake .Cowal.->IIe ;thoaghL £he name , should :.be :aUored \ to-Billy!.! Lookout:,.-and i.thus; usave . ,a jdaal, of misumTerstanding-jand confusion. JM?, .efeiTOd to the trouble th(it \\>s i-v-j oerieiiced / during ;vtlie >construction ,of ;he:I:rlve.tQErgelUgo line iOv.qr-ithc.,nam-! ins of Giiral and Polygamy gtaticmg,' when it ;was round necessary jto .effaot,| an alteration in: the:, names.. •were not careful itlicy: would vfl/iiif t,H° seme confusion .existingsiin.bthc / JiiiO; n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 8 May 1928
Model Many Church dignitaries and worshippers cherish an ardent desire to secure a pipe organ for their particular Church. In many cases, this is an impos sibility, because of the high cost of these instru ments. But an organ of wonderful power and remarkable range of expression—THE ESTEY CHURCH ORGAN, MODEL T 61 (as illustrated), can be secured at a reasonable figure, and will admirably suit the requirements of the Church which y/ants a first-rate instrument, but cannot afford a pipe organ. This model is a two manual organ with 15 stops, thus providing an infinite range of tone expression. The Oboe, Salcional, Flute and Vox Celeste "speak ing" stops are particularly beautiful, while the deeper sounding reeds and pedals produce exquisite wall - balanced harmonics. Sweet and sonorous sounds are equally effective en this organ, which is generally recognised by musical critics to be the finest instrument of its kind possible to obtain. Like all the Estey models, this organ is soundly c...