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TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
TENNIS ut iitiitiitt inn tin timmiiiiunt mm iiimiiiminuiiiitiiiiMiiii At a meeting of' Gundagai Tennis Club Committee, Monday night, there were present: Dr. Byrne (chair), Messrs. C. Phillips, S. Glasscocjk, A. T. Shaw, R. R. Knox, E. A. Tout, II. Tout, D. Tout (sec.), Mrs. Phil lips, Miss M-cLeod. It was decided to get estimate of cost of lighting Ihe three coulrts with electric light. Messrs. C. H. Phillips, Dr. Byrne, aiid D. Tout were appointed to can vass members for donations towards gift to be presented to Miss Hazell, who is leaving the district. The secretary was instructed to write Mr: B. Wilson, thanking him for 'Tenandra Cup,' donated by him, and also to call a general meet ing for Wednesday next' to frame rules governing' this cup. Messrs. Dr. Byrne, C. Phillips, R. R. Knox, E. A. Tout and D. Tout were appointed to draw up rules to submit to the general meeting. Next Sunday Gundagai will --play at Tumblong for the Gobarralong Cup. The following players have been selecte...
THE CUP DISPUTE CANOWINDRA'S APPEAL COOTA. GETS DECISION [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
THE CUP DISPUTE CANOWINDRA'S APPEAL COOTA. GETS DECISION The Judiciary Committee of Group 9, comprising Messrs. W. T. Archer, (Wagga, in the chair), F. Hirgarty (Temora) end E. Liverm'ore (Gun dagai), sat at Cootamundra on Mon day night last to consider Canowin dra's appeal in connection with tne recent Maher Cup match dispute. Mr. Vaughan was present to watch the interests of Cootamundra, and Mr. E. Finn represented Canowindra. Ev idence was taken from R. A. Gilmore, Arthur Grant and W. H. Frazer, of Canowindra. The Committee gave its verdict as follows: — I 'We, the Judiciary Committee of Group 9, find that R. H. Gilmore's place of residence is on a 604 acre block of land, settlement purchase, situated 12 miles by road from Can owindra; and that the Canowindra Club, by playing- the said Gilmore, committed a breach of Rule 4 of the Maher Cup rules, which states that players must reside within a ten mile radius of their Club; or, failing that, get a permit to play.' The appeal was, ...
FOOTBALL THE MAHER CUP JUST MISSED. COOTA. BEATS GUNDAGAI 6 to 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
FOOTBALL THE MAHER CUP miiitimiiiiiifiiiimimimiiitmimiiitiiiiiimitiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiii JUST MISSED. COOTA. BEATS GUNDAGAI 6 to 5 Yesterday Gundagai took a team of footballers over to Cootamundra' to attempt to bring back the Maher Cup. The weather was anything but that which suits football. The wind was blowing at almost gale pace, which made the. flight of' the ball hard to iudire. - The play was a poor exhibition of football. On rare occasions was open play witnessed by the specta tors. The Gundagai lads put up a very solid game and were unlucky to lose. Coota's 6 points came from three goals kicked by Phillips, dur ing- the first half.' In this period Coota. had the advantage of the strong wind that was blowing, while in the second period Gundagai were not helped nearly as much by the ele ments, as the wind had abated con siderably. Blundell's try was a, gem. He ran from full-back nearly 75yds. to score near the posts. . A very poor. -crowd witnessed the match. Only £22/9/- being ta...
WHEATGROWERS OBJECT TO COMPULSORY POOL (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 6 September 1928
WHEATGR0WERS OBJECT TO COMPULSORY POOL (To the Editor). ? Prominent' N.S.W. Wheat Growers Object to a Compulsory Pool on the Grounds of 'Safety First.' We, as wheatgrowers, take this op portunity of issuing- a final warning to our fellow growers to study the nronosed scheme of Compulsory Pooling from every angle, and espec- I ially as it affects each one personally — that is the acid test. ? j We wish to point out briefly a few 1 incontrovertible facts: A Pool can not add anything to the price of our wheat, which is governed by the inexorable law of. supply and de mand; so-called 'orderly marketing' is meaningless and a catch phrase designed to trap the unthinking. A 'local market' price is hopeless in view of the fact that the other ex porting States have definitely, turned down Compulsory Pooling, any at tempt to raise the price would flood our market with Victorian wheat, to the loss of our own growers. The open market, due to expert, economi cal and efficient management, has inv...
DISTRICT COURT Before His Honor Judge Coyle, PASTORAL DISPUTE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
DISTRICT COURT Before His Honor Judge Coyle, PASTORAL DISPUTE A cross action between J. S. Bren nan, of Gocup, and Denis Foley, of Young, was heard. Brennan claimed £80 for rent, and Foley claimed £256 for breach of agreement as re gards fences. Mr. Lester, of Tumut, appeared for Brennan, and Mr. Dibbs, of Temox-a, for defendant. Mr. Dibbs said he was never in debted; also that the fences were not put in good order, and so he lost 64 head of sheep, as a result of the bad state of the fences. James Stanislaus Brennan, of Go cup, deposed he lived at 'Eurobin.' Saw defendant on 3rd January last. Mx\ Guy Wilkinson saw him and in troduced him to Foley, the defendant. He talked with them both. Wilkin son said Foley wanted to lease some country for 1100 sheep and some lambs. He said he had some country that might suit him; apout 1100 acres, six wire fence, and subdivision fence of seven wires. He added that the gx-ass should be good. He had the land leased from Mr. Herlihy, who had agreed ...
A SERIOUS CHARGE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
A SERIOUS CHARGE Harold Norris, a young man, was charged with a serious offence against Effie Makehanx, a girl under the of 16 years, at Nangus. Mr. T. P. McMahon appeared for accused,- instructed by Mx\ F. A. Dodds. The following were empannelled a jury: S. H. Eagles, Reg. Living stone, W. C. K. Fleming, W. Staf ford, R. J. T. Butt, T. A. Gordon, H. Godfrey, W. J. Prowse, A. Vicq, Jervois, G. R. Holm and J. R. Glas cock. Mr. Stox-key, in opening the case, said the girl would tell that at a dance at Nangus she danced' with accused, and went for a walk with accused over to the tennis courts; something occurred there. Two de fences were admissible, firstly that the accused had reasonable grounds for believing her over age, or that she was of low character. He did not anticipate either of these defences in this case; but understood that the defence would deny every thing. This case would boil itself down to the uncorroboi-ated testi mony of the girl that connection did take place. Effi...
Gundagai Quarter Sessions and district Court Sittings QUARTER SESSIONS (Before His Honor, Judge Coyle). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
Gundaqai Quarter Sessions and District Court Sittinqs QUARTER SESSIONS (Before His Honor, Judge Coyle). Gundagai Quarter Sessions opened on Friday morning last, when only one criminal case was listed. The legal representatives included Crown Prosecutor Storkey, V.C., Barrister J. P. McM-shon, Messrs. Weekes and West, id Mr. Dodds, and the Depu ty Sheriff, Mr. Walsh, J.P., occu pied the R-/-c'r with His Honor. Mr. Geo. W Last was excused from attendance on CT^jury; as also was Messrs. J. W. Olivei-,* A. Lloyd and F. Turnbull. His Honor said Mr. Turnbull should apply to be struck off the jury list, as the jury duty was a much higher one than. that of post master. Mr. E. G. Last was fined £2 for non-attendance.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
R. G. OAK Joins Chrysler, and Comes to Gundagai. Mr. R. G. OAK, the well-known racing driver and Motor Salesman, has recently joined the staff of CHRYSLER CARS and. is coming to Gundagai in the course of a few weeks to undertake- the Sales Organi sation and Servicing o£ Chrysler Cars in this district for a short period on behalf of the Gundagai Motor and Engineering Coy. Mr. Oak has extensive experience in the motor trade and is a recent arrival from New Zealand and the United States, and in the latter coun try he is well-known oil the racing tracks. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Radio Engineers and has made a study ox medicine, having taken a degree at the Ranish Univrsity, Los Angeles. RESIDENCE TO LET. Apply: R. R. KNOX, Chemist, Gundagai. ( J WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, See Esther Ralston that is more beautiful, more vivacious, more stunningly gowned than ever, in ? 'TEN MODERN COMMANDMENTS' With Neil Hamilton. Come, learn the story of a pretty girl who followed th...
MOTOR NOTES [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
MOTOR NOTES The motor vehicle is b-'irely thirty years old, and yet the world has moved with startling rapidity in the matter of motor traction, as the following- figures show: The United States has 1 motor vehicle to every 5 persons; Canada and New Zealand 1 to every 10; Australia 1 to every 14; England' 1 to every 37; France 1 to every 40; Germany 1 to every i'to; ana itaiy i xo every zoi. in the United States is is impossible to believe that the development of mot or transport can go much further, says the 'Illustrated London News.' Already the census of manufactures indicates that the car industry stands first, with an annual output valued at £674,000,000, as compared with, say, oil and steel of £580,000,000 each. During- the past five years, the num ber oi; cars in the States has increased from ten to twenty milions, and the lorries from 1.1 million to 2' millions. So much for the vehicle; but what of the road? In such matters one must not think merelyteih terms of today's need...
THE FIRST BIKE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
THE FIRST BIKE An interesting article on the his tory of the bicycle is published in the 'Empire Review' in which it is stated that the earlest definite men tion of any such machine in England occurs in the 'Universal Magazine' j of 1761, in which a Mr. Ovenden is described as having invented a mach ine to travel without horses. The passenger, sitting- in front, steered whilst a footman propelled the mach ine from behind. In the year 1873 the first bicycle with ^''suspension' or 'spider' wheels was produced, fit ted with solid cushion rubber, tyres. This machine had wheels of. une qual size, and was quickly followed by the machine known as the 'or- dinary' or high bicycle, .afterwards to be followed by the 'safety' bicy cle. Various efforts were made to make the bicycle safer. The 'Kan- garoo,' the 'Extx*aordinary,' '. the 'Facile,' and others achieved a cer tain popularity, and, in 1878,. Mr. H. J. Lawson patented a 'safety' bicycle which was really the forerun ner of the bicycle o...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
The Gundagai pony Euphony has changed hands. * ' . * * 'Out all night,' in: aid of the Hos pital (50-50), is the principal picture at St. John's Hall to-morrow night. The Railway Department, notifies the running of another series of excursions to Sydney and interme diate stations at the end of this month. j Tickets will be issued at single fare for the double journey, avail able for one calendar month up to 300 miles and fox- 42 days beyond that distance.
HUMPHREY BISHOP MUSICAL COMEDY COMPANY [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
HUMPHREY BISHOP MUSICAL COMEDY COMPANY In September, 1*J20, there landed in W.A. a theatrical company, un known and unheralded, and the name — the Famous English Humphrey Bishop Comedy and Operatic Com pany— did not suggest anything. They had the goods, however, and were pre pared to lose money to establish, them selves. Mr. Bishop had rented the Olympia, Perth, commencing- in Oct ober, 192.0, and as his company were due to arrive in September he per force had to do a country tour to fill in time.. He had no cause to reget. it as local theatre-goers seeme:! to feel that there was something differ ent about their show, and welcomed accordingly. They left a name be hind them that will be remembered for a long- time as a snappy, bright, and wholesome entertainment, com bined with excellent operatic excerts. Since that . time the company have ,r played every capital city in the Com monwealth and New Zealand, travell ed as far north as Cairns (Queens land), and to the Bluff (N.Z.). They ...
A BRANDING CASE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
A BRANDING CASE At Hay Police Court, on Wednes day, before the P.M., the Stock In spector proceeded aginst John Hazel wood, a drover, for travelling sheep wliich were not branded in accord ance with the Act. ~ Mr. Woollett (Stock Inspector) stated that Hazel Wood' was droving 492 mixe ' sheep . from Narandera to Hay. The permit ... showed four different brands. There was only one brand, but the permit did not indicate the earmarks, of i which he found there were twelve, f Defendant had two sheep over his numbers, two stud ram lambs. From, inquiries he had made, he found that defendant was a returned soldier, who was not normal, and he did not wish to press the case. Defendant was fined £/ 1/- and 8/- costs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
; AUCTION SALE HORSES, PLANT, MACHINERY, AND HARNESS W. E. KYLE & CO. Have received instructions from Messrs. T. N. and W. B. BOON, who have relinquished farming, to sell by Public Auction on SATURDAY, 15 th SEPTEMBER, at the rear of Kyle's Sale Room, Gundagai, at 2 o'clock sharp the wlxole of their Horses, Machinery, Plant and Harness, comprising ^ 10 Dft. Mares and Geldings, 4 years to aged, 2 Light Harness^Mares. one Boy's Pony. 2 4-Leaf M.H. HarfSlfe and bars, 1 Sunshine Disc Scarifier, 2 Massey Scarifiers, 1 Massey Disc Harrow, 1 2-F Albion Disc Plow, 2 3Horse Drays, 2 ton gal. iron, 7ft, quanity barbed wire and netting, 9 Shea ther Collars, 9 Pairs Hames, Wink ers and' Chains, 3 Sets Leading Harness, .2 drays, Saddles aSnd Breechings, 1 set Sulky Harness, 2 Saddles, and General Sundries. FOR UNRESERVED SALE GRAHAMSTOWN 8-HOUR DAT! RACE MEETING MONDAY, OCTOBER 1st PROCEEDS IN AID OF CHARITY PROGRAMME (To start at 1.30 p.m.) OPENING HANDICAP, 4 furlongs. 1st £4, 2nd £1 f...
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
TOWN TOPICS ' The body of William Seamen was found at Kosciusko yesterday. # ❖ * At noon sales, Sydney, to-day ?cattle were 10/- dearer; sheep unal altered; maize 3/8 to 4/-. * * -fi Admitted to Hospital at the week end, Mr. Foster, of Jugiong, suffer ing from pneumonia. * * * Down from Queensland for the Eucharistic Congress, Rev. Father Bossence, one-time of Gundagai. In the European Grand Prix race at Monza track Talbot capsized at 125 miles an hour. Nineteen spec tators were killed. * * * Among those attending the Garden ?Party tendered the Eucharistic Con gress party at Government house to day by the Acting LieutenantGover nor, aro Mr. and Mrs. P. Sullivan, of Gundagai. * f. Whilst crossing the x-ailway line at Harden, on Saturday with his lorry Frank Hunt was run down by a shun ting train. Hunt was rendered un conscious. He was taken to the dis trict hospital, where he subsequently died. Hunt, who was 42 years of age, was manager of the country freezing works at Harden. Gundag...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 10 September 1928
COUNTRY KILLED MEAT The following is the list of Share holders in the Southern Districts. MISS AIKEN T. P. ARROGAN & SONS. Mrs. M. G. ABBEY R. A. ARCHER J.C.ARMSTRONG C. H. BARBOUR P. M. BURKE A.J.CHRISTIAN J. CONNELL R. CONNELL J.H.COOK ; CRAGO BROS. G. T. DOWLING C. DOWLING E.P.DOYLE W. G. GORMAN J. GARRY F. GULLIFORD P. GRACE T. GLOVER GRADY BROS. J. J. HALLAM J. W. HOLDING A. W. HOWARD R. JULIAN N. E. JULIAN STUBBS & CO. J. H. KILBY D. E. LITTLE D. L. LAWRENCE : C. E. LEDGER J. B. LEDGER A. W. LYNCH C. E. MEDWAY T. A. MEDWAY W. T. MERRIMAN J. A. MEDWAY J. B. McFEETERS S. H. MONEY-WALKER A. J. O'NIELL W. J. PYE J. O. PEARCE W. POLLACK Mrs. A. M. RINGWOOD P. J, ROCHE G. SMITH G. SYMON.S L. G. SHANNON J. B. SHARP R. M. THOMPSON E. TRAHANAS ~F. VENABLES J. E. WALKER W. J. WALES G. H. WILSON H. O. L. WILKINSON Since this list was compiled there has been fifty new applications for shares. If you are not a share-holder sup port this big sound enterprise which means pros...