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"WETS" WALK IN OVERWHELMING VICTORY [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
? 'WETS;; ? WALK ? IN ? OVERWHELMING VICTORY When counting ceased at 1.30 Sunday morning the noes had1 a majority of 488,371 out of a .total 1,148,253 votes counted, so that New South Wales had rejected Prohibition by a majority of nearly 3 to 1. The totals from all electorates were over whelmingly 'No,' not one division showing a majority for, 'yes.' . The figures to date for the whole of the State are as follows: — No . . .'. . . . . 818,312. Yes ....... . -329,941. Informal .... 10,860 ? Majoi-ity for No 488^371 Canberra- plumped solidly ,f or 'No,' the latest figures being: — 1. — For License (wet) . . 1883 2. — For Public Control (wet) . . . . ij. . \ . . 1051 3. — -For present system (dry) .. .... .. 779 4. — For Prohibition (dry) -193 Informal . . . . 24 On these figures some form of liquor sale is inevitable; but until the preferences are counted it is doubtful whether full license or pub lic control will win. The figures, how ever, point to public control. The local polling...
USE RAIN WATER FOR CHOICE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
USE RAIN WATER FOR CHOICE The bath should be thoroughly stirred from the bottom throughout its entire length jus before commenc ing and also during dipping. All scum should be skimmed off as it forms. Rain water should be used in preference to that fro^n creeks and springs, as the latter sometimes contains large quantities of lime or iron, and the water will consequent ly be 'hard,' and as such will lack the penetrating power of rain water. Hard water renders the mixing of many dips more difficult, and will sometimes make the wool harsh. It may be softened by adding 21b. of common washing soda to each 100 gallons of water. The soda should first be dissolved in hot water ana' then stirred into the bath. The sheep should be yarded over night, and dipping commenced early in the morning, and continued only so long that all sheep can -dry before evening. If this is carried out much fouling of the bath will be avoided, but care must be taken that the sheep are not thirsty, as they are apt...
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
TOWN TOPICS Tumblong Tennis Club euchre par ty and dance will be the attraction there on Tuesday, 11th Sept. * * * 1 Four points of rain fell Sunday and to-day a heavy fog enveloped the town and did not lift till late. * * » j The , excursion from Tumut ' and Gundagai for the Eucharistic Con gress left Saturday with 178 passen gers abroad. * * a 'Let us have a night of good old time fun' someone out Bongongo long suggested, when it was learned that on Tuesday, 11th September, a big wireless programme of old-time dance music will be on tap. The sug I gestion has grown into reality — it has I gathered as it has rolled down the hill of talk, and on the date men tioned there will foregather at the hall at Bongongolong a big crowd of folk who will pack up all their trou bles and store them in a hollow log before going into the temple of frolic. There will be old-time dances, ana oia-time songs ana- oia- time yarns, and the men with whiskers will dance with bobbed flappers and 'mothers of...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
GENERAL NEWS. A recent count of the hotels in Sydney's metropolitan area1 shows there are 530 within its boundaries. This does not include its wine saloons. a a ? The Mayon volcano, in the Philip pine Islands, which possesses the most perfect volcanic cone in the worB, has commenced smoking. May on was last active in 1829, when three villages at its ^base were com pletely buried within its lava. » * ? Including the bonus of 3/6 in the £ given by the Westi 'Maitland Co operative Baking Society recently, the price of the ibread sold to its members 'during its last financial year was only 41d. per 21b. loaf. * * * The per capita wealth of New Zealand is 3,372 dollars (£674/8/-), according to latest figures in Eon don on the subject. Switzerland1 is next, with 2998 dollars (£599/4/-) per head; U.S.A.'s citizens own 2941 dollars (£580/4/-) each; and the per capita of Roumania is 2809 dollars £5/61/16/-. a a a There are no fewer than 8000 se cret societies in U.S.A.; these have a membersh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
£10 REWARD. £10 REWARD will be paid to any person giving information which Isads to the conviction of the person or persons MALICIOUSLY DAMAGING my Fences, Gates or Looks. W. S. BOOTES, Bartipj*. Tuxnblnnsr. CAUTION v ALL PERSONS found Hunting or Trespassing on COOBA will be prose cuted, without respect to persons. JOHN BOURKE Cooba, 3/5/28. NOTICE. ALV Persons found HUNTING FISHING, SHOOTING, or other wise TRESPASSING on my property at BEREENA will be prosecuted with out respect to persons. M. MINTER. CAUTION., ALL Persons found HUNTING, or TRESPASSING on YABTREE WILL BE PROSECUTED, without respect to persons. F. L: HORSLEY, Yabtree, 15/6/'22. CAUTION From this date all Persons found TRESPASSING (Hunting, Shooting or Fishing) on NANGUS or ABING DON will be PROSECUTED, with out respect to persons. All pre vi out) Concessions Cancelled. S. G. SHEPHERD, Manager. 22/C/'27. CAUTION ANYONE found Shooting, Fishing, Hunting, Taking Bees' Nests, damag ing Wire Netting, or other fences, taki...
OWNER TO BE PROSECUTED ANOTHER OWNER WHO "WORKS HIS HEAD." [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
OWNER TO BE PROSECUTED &nbsp; ANOTHER OWNER WHO 'WORKS &nbsp; HIS HEAD.' &nbsp; Assistant Rabbit Inspector Harris, reporting on how the rabbits were on the south side of the river and Tumut way, wrote: — W. Purcell, Wondalga. — Good work in progress; still some rough country to be cleared; place in good order. W. Klein, Wondalga.-— Warned to deal with rabbits on big hill behind house, alone. This hill cleaned up last year, but not followed up. J. Back, Wondalga. — Now in good order. C. Richards, Wondalga. — Good work in progress. W. D. Mouline, Bago Forest. — Rabbits well kept down; lot of cover cleaned up : Shelley's; bought from T. P. Arr- agon. — Rabbits in fair order. — Storey, (Richardson's).— A good many rabbits; owner and one man digging out. J. Roche, Tarradale. — Trapping and digging in all but one paddock. Mr. Roche has promised to have this dealt with as soon as others are finished. Mrs. Boyd McLeod, Bunglerymble 5,000 acres. — Fairly clean of rab-...
FOOTBALL THE MAHER CUP. CANOWINDRA WANTS IT [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
FOOTBALL &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE MAHER CUP. &nbsp; CANOWINDRA WANTS IT &nbsp; At a meeting of Gundagai Rugby Football League, Thursday evening, a telegram from the secretary Canow indra Club was read, in which it stat ed that Canowindra had appealed to the judiciary committee of Group 9 against the decision of the Cootamun dra Club committee to upheld the protest lodged by Coota. -against Canowindra for playing a nonelig ible man in last Wednesday's Maher Cup match. The telegram further asked the Gundagai Club to support Canowindra in its protest. It being stated at the meeting- that the ju diciary committee had been called to meet at Cootamundra the follow ing evening, it was decided to make no mo've until the appeal had been decided. » « . ? * . For some reason the Judiciary Committee did not meet at Coota mundra on Friday evening, . as ex pected; but Mr. Em. Livermore (the Gundagai representative) lias receiv ed notice to at...
CANOWINDRA'S CASE CANOWINDRA. 30th. Agust 1928. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
CANOWINDRA'S CASE CANOWINDRA. 30th. Agust 1928. (To the Editor). Dear Sir Wednesday, 29th August, Can- j owindra Football Team played and defeated Cootamundra for the Maher ' Cup 24 to 8. On applying for the trophy we were handed a protest which advised that Cootamundra Club were protesting re one of our players, namely R. Gil more, on the grounds that he could not comply with the residential qual ifications.' The protest advised that the matter would be dealt with at 7 p.m. that night. Knowing that our team was genuine and being certain on the point that after we answered all necessary questions there would be nothing else for sportsmen to do but hand us the Cup, we stayed be hind to defend our case. This meant that we had to hold up our cars and players, despite the fact that many of the men had to ' start work next morning, after travelling all night. However as good sports, which we have the name of being, we did not mind this in the least, being only too pleased to meet Cootamu...
POLICE COURT (Before Mr. Harrison, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 3 September 1928
POLICE COURT (Before Mr. Harrison, P.M.) Edward Jones, charged with inter- &nbsp; ference with pathcock, the property of the Shire Council, was fined 5/-, with costs of Court 5/6, and profess- sional costs £1/1-. Crain v Crain: Mr. West said the defendant had handed certain arti- cles to him which she said were the articles she was charged with re- taining-. , The P.M. said he would hold the &nbsp; matter over. The summons had a leg in both the Small Debts Act, and the Police Offences Act. There was no appearance of parties. &nbsp; A long list of cases were struck out, as there was no appearance 'of parties on either side. * * * A transfer of the license of the Bridge Hotel, South Gundagai, was made from A. Vicq to Reginald George Holm. A Children's Court case was then proceeded with, in which a young man was charged with a serious offence at Nangus.
THE WEATHER BROKEN GUNDAGAI WET AGAIN [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
THE WEATHER BROKEN iiiiiiittiiiiiiiit lit inn t in iiiitiimiuuuiuitiiitft tilt mil 1111 inn GUNDAGAI WET AGAIN With the driest August for 14 years just ended, and spring rapidly giving way to summer conditions, Gundagai pastoralists were beginning to; fear a drouthy summer, with no early growth of feed to meet it. However, the 84 points of rain that have fallen' during this first week :n September will do much to relieve their fears. Four points fell on Sunday; and- a steady shower on Monday brought 23 points. On Mon day night a southerly busier blew intermittently, and by Wednesday morning 41 points had fallen. ' A strong southerly, at ? times reaching gale force, blew .blusteririgly all day Wednesday and continued on Thurs day, another 21 points of rain fall ing on Wednesday night. Conditions j are still cloudy, and promise further I Showers.
CATTLE CASTIGATED AT COOTAMUNDRA SESSIONS MOTORIST'S MAD MEANDER [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
CATTLE CASTIGATED AT COOTAMUNDRA SESSIONS . MOTORIST'S MAD MEANDER At Cootamundra Quarter Sessions, Tuesday last, before His Honor Judge Coyle, with Captain Storkey, V.C., as Crown Prosecutor, Herbert Cattle was charged with (1) wantonly driving a motor car and so causing actual bodily harm to Lawrence Daniel Ward Clarke, and (2) by misconduct, being under the influence of liquor, did cause bodily harm to Clarke. . Clarke was brought into Court on an ambulance stretcher. Dr. Archibald McKillop, Temora , deposed: On 19th March I .saw Clarke, who was suffering from a fractured thigh and a large, torn .bone, at the? back of the calf of ulie 'leg, various ' contusions on the leg, knee, and ankle, and from shocx. He is still a hospital patient, and might be there for another few months yet. The piece of bone produced is a part of the missing portions of the leg. The X-ray photographs of ♦he leg ..(produced) were handed to me. One shows the bone missing: the other shows no growth of new-b...
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
TOWN TOPICS Admissions to Hospital during week: Mr. Stevenson (Junee) and Miss Wade (Gundagai) who leaves to-day. * * * Mr. W. Webb (Adjungbilly) has traded in his Overland car for a 1929 model Rugby. Mr. Keith Beeby, driving his car on Sunday night into the garage, ran into a cow coming out, the , impact resulting- in broken mudguards, but 'the cow got off scot free. At Gundagai-. Children's Court, Monday last, Harold N orris, a laborer at Dalkeith, Ayas' charged with a serious offence- at Nl ngus, 'and was committed for trial . at Gundagai Quarter Sessions to-morrow (Friday) * }r Don't forget to wend your way across; the bridge to-night, as that's the roc.d to the Tennis Social in Hawthorne's Halij South Gundagai. At Darlinghurst Sessions on Wed nesday. Charles Jackson (21) was f ouii x guilty, of the murder of Ii. Moxey, h young firmer near New castle, on June 16th. Sentence of death was passed. A few weeks back we made some commc-nV on Mr. C a it's fine cauli flowers' : in First...
ABOUT PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
ABOUT PEOPLE Miss Edith Emery was married at Christ Church. . Cootamundra, at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, to Mr. Clinton Macdonald r' of 'Glenlca,' Bute. Both are residents of Dudauman. In the list of police promotions, we notice Sergeant J. L. Payne, Be^a, from 3rd-class to 2nd-class. The Sergeant*'- is well-known here, and is a son-in|kiv of Mr. e nd Mrs. Tom -Wilkinsc^^B^ndagai. Up on a visit r to their purunts, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McLaughlin, are their two daughters, Mrs. Lin Otton (Freda), of Bega, with, her young daughter, and Mrs. Lipsconibe (Es ma) of. Warren, and her baby girl. Mrs. Lipsconibe end her hubby mo tored over from Warren and- ha.! a good trip. * * k-''- Two well known and popular young ladies -of Tumut were married this week. Miss Glory, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.- I-Iowitt (Tumut) to Mr. Aian Kirkman at the Church of Eng land, :ind Miss C. Beegling. daughter of Mr. C. Beegling (Tumut) to Mr. Long, also at the Church of England. * * » We are sorry to learn oe tiie illness...
USEFUL THINGS TO KNOW [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
USEFUL THINGS, TO KNOW That i£ you add a little hot milk to butter and sugar when they are to be creamed for a cake, they will blend more quickly and easily. That if you let potatoes you mean to bake stand in hot water for a quarter of an hour, they will be more meally and bake much moi'e quickly. That when you chop candied peel or raisins the work will be much more easily accomplished if you rub a little butter on each side of the knii'e. That if you you add just a pinch of ground ginger to a milk pudding it will give a delicious flavor and that you will need less sugar than usual. That in cake making, the plainer the mixture the hotter the oven should be, and the richer the mix .ture the cooler the oven for more gradual cooking. That a spoonful of vinegar will set a poached egg. That to use butter rather than milk if potatoes need extra thinning. This will make them of a nice consistency and give them a richer flavor. . -
A GOLD MINE HUGE FORTUNE NARROWLY MISSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
A GOLD MINE HUGE FORTUNE NARROWLY MISSED. An interesting instance of how an immense fortune was narrowly miss ed was related by Sir Donald Mann, the Canadian railway magnate, in a press interview. 'One summer's day in 1S93,' he said, 'I stood on the bank of the St. Mary's River, in the Koot2.- ys, when a tall, h a n d s o r e d - 1 i g a d e d prospector came alo'ngp and offered to sell me a mine, whiah he had just discovered, for 10,000 Viollars. 'He was one of the :3ull:van clan from Bantry Bay, Ireland, and had come to the -Kootenays^ that year chasing forttflYeT'and he found it 20 miles west of where I met him. There was not a railway within hun dreds of miles, and little prospccts of one, so I did not buy. To-day that mine is earning* net piofits of 12,000,000 dollars a year for the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company.'
A FEW RECIPES WHEATMEAL SCONES [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
A FEW RECIPES WHEATMEAL SCONES Three-qua-rter pound wholemeal1, 11 oz. castor sugar, saltspoonful salt, IS teaspoonful cream of tartar, 3; tea spoonful bicarbonate of soda, oz. but ter, li gills milk. Rub air lumps out of the sodri, tartar and saiv', and mix into the wholemeal. Rub in the butter. Aid sugar, mix into a soft dough with the milk, and knead lightly. Roll out Jin. thick. Cut in to rounds. Place on grer.sed baking sheet and bake in quick oven twelve to fifteen minutes. Serve very hot, split and buttered. * APPLE CHEESECAKE Enough boil'ed apples to weigh £b. cooked. Add 51b. sifted sugar. Melt 3oz. butter and a^d the juice and grated rind of a lemon. Stir well over a slow fire. Line patty -pans with puff paste and put in some of the above mixture. Bake 20 minutes in . a quick oven.
LATEST CITY NEWS. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
LATEST CITY NEWS. SYDNEY, To-day. Berlin reports the arrest of Hugo Stinnes, son of the late steel mag nate. This is- helieved-to be the pre lude to ..a .higher scandal,, .implicating the war lords. The stock was alleg edly revealed to the banks in Jan uary. France, Roumania and Hol land are implicated. Howard Rowers, a. taxi driver, and Mabel Rowe, aged 35, were found in a' room of a fashionable flat at Darlinghurst last night iii an un conscious condition. All ; gas- j'ets were turned on. The woman soon recovered, but the man was admitted to a hospital in a serious' condition. * * ' f A motor lorry got out of control near Ryde Punt early this morning, and plunged into 20 feet of water. The driver, Walter- Joseph Hammond, released himself and rose to the surface. He was in a seniicon scious condition when rescued. ? « * A meeting or N.S.W.- maize., grow ers' committee decided, m order to bring about a more orderly market and stabilisation of the maize indus try, to recommend the ma...
The Wonderful Eucharistic Week HUGE CROWD ATTENDS OFFICIAL OPENING OF St. MARY'S CATHEDRAL ON SUNDAY, 2nd SEPTEMBER "SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN," etc. OVER 20,000 PEOPLE ATTEND LEVEE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
The Wonderful Eucharistic Week HUGE ©ROW© ATTENDS OFFi&iHL OPENING OF St. RflAItY'S OATHEDIIJIL ON- SUNDAVf 2nd SEPYEftiBEfi 'SUFFER LITTLE CHIL- I DREN,' etc. ! ' OVER 20,000 PEOPLE ATTEND | LEVEE (Special to 'Independent'). Sydney Town Hall was a blaze of color on Monday afternoon, when the Papal Legate held a levee. The hall was magnificently decoratcd with the Papal colors, orange and white, :ind above the oriran was set the big : Eucharistic emblems. In the centre of the hall the Papal Legate's throne was fixed, and on the dias was a blaze j of color — cerise, cardinal, purple, yellow and gold. Archbishops, bish ops, monsignors, deans and priests crowded. Outside, early in the day huge ques formed up, and at 3.30, 20,000 people were writing to be admitted. The Legate arrived at 3.30, in com pany with the. Chief Civic Commis sioner, Mr. Flemming an /, when he was seated, the doors were opened, and the crowd surged in. All classes and all sorts of people filed by, and, ev...