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TENNIS BENALLA DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. TO-MORROW'S FINAL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

TENNIS IBENALLA DISTRICT ASSOCIA TION. TO.MORROW'S FINAL. The finitl of the "A" grad?e will he played to-morrow between Lima and Trinity on th?e lethodist courts; RUDIN CUP. The draw for competltion for the ludln Cup In "A" grade to be. played to-morrow, Is as follow:- 'rlondly Societies v. St. Joseph's, on St, Andrew's courts. - St. Androw's v. Railways on St. Joseph's courts. Methodists, a bye. The winners of the Friendly Sole; tics-St. Joseph's match will play ZlMthodists for the right to compote' In the final. The conditions of play are the same as the association with the exception that the hall- and the lunch to be provided by both teams. BENALLA TALKIES' CUP. The draw in the "B" grade, for tthe cup presented by Mr WillUini of the Bonalla Talkies, is as follows:- . Methodists V. Wvioni to be pgaycr at Winton. Lurg v. lailwaya " Tin nBarun v. Friendly Uoelstle.?:- : Emu Bidge. vV. t.' J:oseh'.'. -addaglinnio y, Karn.: :

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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REDHEADS HARD TO INSURE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

. ' REDHEADS HARD : TO: INSURE -Persons may be hard-hbtten, tough he-men. or mothers-ln-law,. but .If they have dark hair then. they are just. "sitting shots" for Insuranfl e agents. A former ineuratncb; :ege?n told, the Assurance Commiltsion that was correct when he was giving.evi dence. on Tuesday. Ho. said blondes were not so easy, hut redheads-well they'were the absolute limlt.':lt took threeagents to be at all nimpressive with redheads, and then they 'were ,note always successful.'

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NEW SPORTS OVAL PROPOSED ADDITIONAL AREA FOR CRICKET AND FOOTBALL. NEW SCHEME AT SHOW-GROUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

NEW SPORTS- OVAL - PROPOSED .: ADDITIONAL AREA FOR CRICKET 'AND FOOTBALL. NEW SCHEME AT SHOW-. GROUNDSI At Friday's ' meeting of, the Benallsa "Agricultural'' Society, ar schemeawasi placed: before :mem :bers '?for':, providing;; additional facilities for cricket and football _t the. ehworounde, rild ,ifs adop-.I area for both these aporta *.Thoe char was? occupied .by, Cr. J. CrIlly, the vice-presldent:` A jIoint applIcation was riade ,by the Benalla West' Cricket': Club. and the Friendly Societies Cricket Club for permission-subject to the auth ority, of, the Cricket `ssoclation-to extend cricket facilitles on the show grounds, by theo constructlon .of an other ground taking "in: the lane on the southern boundary ;of the, show grounds. '. Cr. H. H. Wallace stated that the application arose from the considera tions of a committee : of three ap pointed by the District; Cricket Asso ciation which felt that additional turf wickets were desirable, The clubs who had applied were prepare...

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FINAL OF SWANPOOL DISTRICT TENNIS WARRENBAYNE DEFEATS SWANPOOL. GRAND FINAL TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

FINAL OF SWANPOOL ` DISTRICT TENNIS '. WARRENBAYNE :DEFEATS %,; SWANPOOL. GRAND FINAL TO-MORROW. TH? final of theo' Swanpool and Di trldt Tonnia . Association ,tooF place on the ,Sw;anliool courts ,;orc Saturday, when .,Varrenbayne de feated Swanpool by. 185 .,points. At Swanpoolwero, minor' premiers, both teams will meet again ri "the grand final to-morrow, when an Interesting match ashould eventuate. Detailed results of last Saturday's match are as follow: A. MarstonMiss nR. ~Gawley V.J. Young-Mlss .D. Jamnes, 15-8; .. Mlorrl gan-Miss Rita Dennis v. .T. WVardlo Miss M. Sesslons, 8-7; P. i3ranlgan Ainas Ruhy Dennis v. II. James-Miss MI. James, 8-7: A. Hfleaney-Mrs Allott v. J. Ilreywood-Mrs W. lMcPherson, 8-4; P. Branigan-A. ]iHeaney v. J. Young-J.:Wardle, 0-8;. v.: II. Jamen J. Heywood, -8 ; J. Merrlgan-A. Maraton v. Young-Wardle, 4-8; v. James-lleywood, 3-8; Allneos Rita Dennli-IL - awloy : v ;. Afrses' D.; James-M. Sessilons 8;fl; v. Mrs Mac Pherson-Misn n. James, 8-3; A?flses R...

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BENALLA WEDDINGS ARMSTRONG—WIEDEMANN. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

'BENALLA WEDDINGS AoRM8TRONGa-WIEDEMANN. - : .The mnrriageo f?'lMiss ?Allce ryrtle .'i Wiedemainn; daughter of nr and Mrs 'P.J. Wiledemaonn,-of Lake Rowan, to:n , MIr William M?urray Armstrong, seon of::Mr anTl Mrs W. Armstrong of Al-. StondH, wan celebrated at Holy Trln ldy Chiirc ple ltlht, on Saturday lante .:; the. curdmoly ,being performed'. by Rev, IP. ;KCellow,n aesisted by Re.C.' , M.,,Kennedy. White tembossed cloque,' with 'a h?gli' cbwl" ndeck and at tight flttingabodlce :nadot?hoi brldal} gown.r Themo,dlco. fellln soft ifold to'a long train.' Tho';vor?,?tulle veil wne lent . by the bridegroom's mother, and wao held In .place lwith=-a halo- o.f-orange blossom. b She carried :a. boiquetd of n ~ tiger lilies aind pink carnations. Mies. Irene rWelndotl i "he 'attended' tlhe lride, wore r.l f'rock of plnlk taffotar . with a net coath and a halon to mitch., She c?l?rried` t-'bouqtiet of pinkk cmna: lions and "'ibluei f delphlnliume. Mr RtobertOt smnond of A ond nds, was best ; ...

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COOL FROCKS WORN AT RACES MANY VISITORS AT BENALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

COOL FROCKS WORN AT RACES MANY VISITORS AT BENALLA. THE brilllant sunshine for the?Ben alia Racing Club's Cup meeting on Monday afternoon last _wasa too warm for women racegoers *to wear their autumn clothes, and conse- quently they were dressed in cobl-' looking summer frocks. The club on- tertained a number of visitors and others to afternoon tea under the' stand. Among those present were the president,- Mr H. S. Johnston and Mrs Johnston, who wore a navy simple frock patterned with a small white motif; Mr Jack Elgin (Euroa) and Mrs Elgin, whose brown and' green floral faille frock was worn with a large black hat; Mr G. Nason and Mrs Nason, In a navy marocaln frock 'Tade with short sleeves and finlshed with a white Peter Pan col lar: Mr L. Jenkyn and Mrs Jenkyn, whose navy floral marocain frock was worn with a large black hat;. Mr F. Scholes and Mrs . Scholes in a ryel low and white "checkllnen frock; -Mr S. Davis and Mrs Davis,- in navy, pin spot voile which was worn with a blue ...

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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

PERSONAL Mrs J. McPherson, Bendigo, is staying at Benalla as the guest of her.. brother,- Mr Stephenson. Miss 'A. O'Brien (Perth) 'Is hollday ing In .Benalla as the guest of Mr and Mrs L Chidlow. . ' .*9 Miss N. Clements (Clifton Hill) is staying with her " sister, Mrs It. McCrickard. Mr Jim Williamson (Kew) 'who so capably sntertallied at 4 the annual re-union of Returned Soldiers on Saturday night last, Is well known to many district residents as a sup porter of. Clem Keville's cricket team which visited Benalla and sur rounding towns till about 10 years ago. Mr George Corbet Anderson, 71, editor of- the Chiltern "Federal Stan dard," died in a private hospital at Chiltern follow(nk an illness of two months. Mr Anderson, who has been on the staff of the Wagga "Evening Star" took over the "Standard' from his father in 1879, and 24 years ago brought his brothers, William and John, into the business.' 'He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and besides being district registrar of birth...

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COLLISION BETWEEN CAR AND MOTOR CYCLE ACTION FOR DAMAGES FAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

COLLISION BETWEEN CAR AND MOTOR CYCLE ACTION FOR DAMAGES FAILS. Arising out of a collision be- tween a car and motor cycle near the Gardens on 29th December last, L. Reid, forest foreman claimed 38? pounds damages from Mrs H. Cook, of Baddaginnie, at the Benalla court, yesterday. After hearing lengthy evidence, Mr I. W. Williams P.M. dismissed the claim with costs against claim- ant. Mr Alan Russell appeared for the plaintiff, whilst the defendant was represented by Mr E. T. Brown. Mr Russell outlined the facts of the case at length, after which Mr Brown, for the defence, denied negligence and contended contributory negligence. Dr. W. N. Davies, of Benalla, gave evidence of the injuries sustained by plaintiff, and for which he had been treating him for about one month. Leslie Reid, foreman employed by the Forests Department, gave evi- dence that he was proceeding from the bridge towards Melbourne on the afternoon of 20th December when he saw a car in front of him on its cor- rect si...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

Sp s at Carter ALUMINIUM JUGS, 1/- EACH. ALUMINIUM TEAPOTS, 2/- EACH. : ALUMINIUM KETTLES, 3/S EACH. ALUMINIUM PLATE COVERS, 1/. EACH. TIN COLLANDERS, 2/- EACH. ENAMEL CHAMBERS, 2/- EACH ENAMEL BILLIES, Z/I EACH. " , *,i:: " ELECTRIC TORCHES, 2/6 COMPLETE ,GARTRIDOGES OF ALL KINDS. :i.ARGE ASSORTMENT TOOLS. CARTER & CO. CARRIER STREET. BENALLA DONALD J. SUTHERLAND, * FS.M.C., P.l.O 0 S.... JAS. AA. GULLMAN : YOURILOCAL MEN . V.O.A. ARE ON THE SPOT .,.,(Liet a Collins St.. Melbourne). FOR SERVICE: QUALIFIED' CERTIFIED OPTOMET RIOTS s38 CARRIER STREET. Phone 260 BENALLA ,I N:::EW FORD. Ford 10 Sports Tourer ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT FOR FORD Petrol Consumption -.. * 30 to 40 M.P.G. Wheel Base . . ... . . i ... - : . 94 ino. Spring Base -. . - ..102 ins. Silent Changing, Efortless Driving, Roomy Seats, Extra arge Luggage Compartments. rAS DEPENDABLE AS EVER. SYDFORD MOTORS BRIDGE STREET, : : BENALLA :,SECURE BEST POULTRY FEED FROM. Evans Grain and Produce Co CARRIER STREET, BENALLA S...

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LOCAL & GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

LOCAL :& GENERAL WHITE ANTS, TO GO.-The Pub lic~ Works Department has accepted the tender of 'Mr E. A. Southgate for £0 to 'radicate white ants which have caused extensive damage to the floors at' the courthouse. £30 PROFIT FROM DEVENISH :SPORTS.-A wind-up meeting of the recent Devenlsh sports was held on Friday last. Thq balance sheet of the dance , and sports diaclodied a ?profit of £30/7/. It was decided to donate £20' to; the Wangaratta Hospital. The lmeeting nominated Mr WV. J. Crou oher an a nlife governor. UNRESERVED CLEARING SALE An iunreserved clearing sale will be held on Tuesday next on the proi 'ertyoof ,Mir W. J. Dowd, of Boho ;South.' Horses, cattle, sheep, magh Inery;, furnltitre, etc. will he offered by ?the :selling, agents, Messrs Robin sonRand bMonds, and the -* sale w.ll1 start.at at 1.3i'p;m. Full :particulars iiny he,: sen' in 'ouiir 'advertising LICENSING '·PROSECUTIONS. - At( thc :Benaila court yesterday be =fore 'ir, I.'W . fillams P.M., Geraild ;. N...

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BENALLA SPEED COURSING SWIFTY NICK WINS MAIN EVENT. EVENING HOURS BRILLIANT IN HURDLE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

" DENAWLLA SPEED COURSING 7 i f= SWIFTY. NICK WINS MAIN EVENT. 'EVENING HOURS BRILLIANT I1 HURDLE RACE. The Benalla Speed coursing meeting of Wednesday last was very well attended considering the long week-end holiday that ``- had been enjoyed by most pun Afet:. ?A' ture of the meeting was the brilllint win of the Now South WaVle dog,; Swlfty Nick, who appears to bhe .rapidly gaining his best form. Thin log was also successful in the Wan garatta hurdle race on Tuesday night showing the versatility which two years ago made his admirers pro ".clalm him the best dog In Australia : Evening fHours who gained a mines pulcing in two hurdle events an Shepparton last Saturday, had very :lltle trouble in disposing of the op position In the weaker field of the maiden hurdle race. The local dog " Elegance, after displaying, great dasl "inlvhis. heat. missed the jump out hI the afloal, and was novel a possl: billty . ' Results are as follow: MAIDEN STAKE.. Winner £5;,. runner-up 30/, ':third dog...

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ALLEGED ILL-TREATMENT OF A FILLY CASE DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

ALLEGED ILLItiWAFM1 OF A ,FILLY CAS E DiSMiSpED. Varied metheds as 4to the breakin-lin of ''yotIng '.. ho's es ve*e i.:diseqaed'? t 'SBealia court isterday, whin loack Wellisley MeKean, farmer 'f °Tatong, was charged with, ii-treatinge a horse in:eireumstanees ?nvolving p'ewlty ' at Tatong on, th"Marh' lias.' He'.' pleaded not gpilt¥.. AMr R. P. Le ia's appeared for the defendant, and "? -'Sergeant Kennedy prosecuted Joseph Thomas Manhn, " farmer of Tatong,' gave evfilernce"that at about 12 noon on 5tlf-ltarch' he was 'on the Moorngag-Tatong' road. He saw the defendant leadliig.a: horse and an other chap driving a waggon. McKean was sitting In 'the hback of the waggon. He walked along the road behind 'the horsaoand vehicle, and then 'the horse got stubborn and would not go. Defendant got off the waggon and tied the horse on to the back of the waggon? and "walked be .:l?id'.with the horse' and- himself `Near. the creek the 'horse reared up and' fell down onr the 'gravel. Defen' dant ...

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BENALLA GOLF CLUB HOLD ANNUAL MEETING BALANCE SHEET DISCLOSES CREDIT OF £183. MR. ALF. GRUBB ELECTED PRESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

BENALLA GOLF C~LUB HOLD ANNUAL MEETING BALANCE SHEET, DISCLOSES: S:: . CREDIT .OF £183. MR. AALF."GRUBB'ELECTED "PRESIDENT: At th .annual :meetinig of thee'. : onalla Golf Club, the president, Mr' Gedo. Nason, reported 'having' ?'had ? a very: uceessful. year,: both.: socially and financially, .tho credit balance belng; £183 " Mr ,Alf:? Grubb was elected p'resident and Mr, Rickards secretary A long di::scussion took :placo on; the 'ap plication'iof the Yea Cluti,: asking Benalla to 'forego their dateso forr the annaul tournament.:, Thei ro qIuestiasi refused.,; *' Thos lpresOent included:e- EessraS M?'ellor, :?.'- ?.:'Carteor,: A. r'own, A." WValker. L r:'oeo;-,C.i Cummnilng, ;.T,O. OSlihe;, IT.;lchikardi D;" elilly;, .. "GCl vi'n,'; w: Eidgilr,' Sat ,t; 1. Thompn - so tif L.: Chldlow,-and thel :r actlng: 0sc rotairy, dMr.:D. l ?ltister.,`: £120?·ATI' FIXED DEPOSIT., Tih: liaicaIs heet. '(illecoed that the Ll lb ol . hIna':- good ilnanclal ,pol Lion. Lhore lbeingl a credit lialance ...

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Diggers Hold Annual Re-Union STIRRING ADDRESS BY CHIEF PRESIDENT ON OBSERVANCE OF ANZAC DAY [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

Er Hold0!Anual Re-UnionI TIRRING ADDRESS BY CHIEF PRESIDENT ON OBSERVANCE OF ANZAC DAY ''The wonderful spirit of comradeship, which is characteristic of SDiggere, was greatly in evidence at the annual re-union of Benalla Diggers, held at the Memorial Hall on Saturday evening.last. Benalla's popular president, Mr M. G. B. Meadows, said that the organlsition was stronger than ever before. An outstanding feature of the evening . was the stirring speech by Mr Goo. Holland, State President,, n . support of the retention of Ansac observance. The Memorial Hall last Saturday long time. Hist' ambition was to night was crowded to capacity when grow grandly old liko'e the ?present the local branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. Dads. held Its. annual re-union. The pre eldeit,'Mr Geo. Nason, occupied the MessBr T. Ambler .andl :White chair, and the secretarial duties (Somervlllc)"respuonded,;'i iind "- urged w.ere capably attended to by Mr A. the. members too- co-operate -closely W: Rogcoe. and anchleve t...

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BEAU MALT WINS BENALLA CUP GREAT INTEREST IN BIG RACING FIXTURE M. GRAY RIDES FOUR WINNERS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 1 April 1938

BEAU MALT WINS BENALLA CUP GREAT INTEREST IN BIG RACING FIXTURE M. GRAY RIDES FOUR WINNERS The Benalla Cup Meeting, the greatest racing attraction of the North East, was held on Monday in the presence of a good gathering. The £110/10/ Benalla Cup Handicap and beautiful cup, presented by Mr J. J. Liston, president of the Willlamstown Racing Club, was won by Beau Malt. Owned by Mr E. Whitehead, of Cudgewa, this horse also won the £100 Towong Cup in January. M. Gray put up a   wonderful record by riding four winners and a second. A SMILE OF SUCCESS   MR. H. S. JOHNSTON, PRESIDENT BENALLA RACING CLUB Mr. H. S. Johnston, the president, again made a genial host, whilst Mr. Lance Neil, the organising secretary, had all arragements perfect.   The judge, Mr. S. Murphy, gave decisions which me with universal satisfaction.   .Deepite. thefaictthant the gate tak ngs of £134/13/ showed ia decrease. of r160 over the previous year's meeting, thle...

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GOORAMBAT C.W.A. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 April 1938

J GOORAMBATICt.W.A. : MONTHPY MEETING.: TBE monthly m lcoting:oif thei oor ambat branch of tho C.WAi, was hold ron Thtiurnday last -afMrs Opla's homrn d , . J. t.".' e 1 yb-" j"'ti'ier .omel7"<llseusbl~h++i?+tlP ,(' w '-. clded to6 hold' a" juvliisle faincy dro? ball on EiGpireo 'ght;,'24th May, in stead 6f the usual afternoon's enter itainment... The flower show to, b' held in Oc tober. waas freely discussed, ; arid al :ready the'. different «stall holders have I been'allotted their places.,' '.. * . tliig,'asuch as quiltsl and other winter *woolly, comforts for t.-the .crippled children. '.Mis': D.: Day .was . appointed the delegate to attend thei conference to b held In Melbourne learly -n. Juneo i*Mrs. Ham, the- president, made an appeal for, old lirien,'Jlast' month in ald of the Bush. Nursing Hospital, and this met with ready.: response, quite, a number of. parcels being .brought along by members. .Mrs Day read an account of the conference which she attended at Wodo...

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SPEED COURSING JUST MIKE WINS BENALLA STAKE. SWIFTY NICK AGAIN SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 April 1938

-1 PES DCOURSING JUST r-MIK F(INS BENALLA: SSWIFTY Nlp 9(¢KfAlN SUCCESS. FUL. Speed couii;4, which ' nfor nately for the local club, will have to terminate on April 27th, is drawing large crowds. Wed. nesday nights meeting was again well attended, and excellent rac ing thrilled the crowd. I Just Mike, a New South Wales owned dog, although beaten Into sec ond place by Beauty's Image in his heat, was successful in the final. In which event a good deal of jossllng took place, the favorite, Brian Boyd, being one of the greatest suffrerrs. Swifty Nick gave Benalla people their first glimpse of his excellent hurdling ability,, winning the .open hurdle race, in easy style from Try Chrlssie, a greyhound that is rapidly improving in this 'clans of event. Details are as follow: 'MAIDEN STAKE; HOME BOY, W..;Crimmlns': f;.d':i' Black Huba-Homewood Lai?o ?s ThePhn V. . c lid d? 'Cubestor, L. Hayfs bd b ,; Other starters.-Bouncing ' Foot s'teps;' Lock Ytba, Lady 13?th;"'Hubai' Oift, Owen's. Kit. ...

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RIFLE SHOOTING CHAMPION AGGREGATE WON BY T. STEPHENS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 April 1938

RIFLE SHOOTING SThe final results of the Ovensl al?d King Rifle Association matches 'hed' on Saturday, resulted as folloivn:- The premiership pennant was won. by Chiltern. 1,, 1,670 points, from Buffalo River, 1,70; Moyhu District, 1663; Wangaratta No. 2. 1,603: Corowa, 1662: Beechworth No. 1, .1,658; Wan gafatta No. 2, 1,658; Beechworth No. 2, 1,656; Benalla, 1,646. and Yarra wonga, 1,635. Championship AggrogatO.. T.. Ste phens .(Benalla), 264. "A" Grade Trophy.:D. Reardon. "B" Grade.-A. L Webster. "C" Grade.A-. Alston (Choowa). Daily Trophy.-G. Alston (Coerowa) hoe scored, 83, 34-67.

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THE 1938 DROUGHT A CLEMENT WRAGGE FORECAST [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 April 1938

THE 1938 DROUGHT. A CLEMENT WRAGGE FORECAST 'About .twenty# five years ago' the late? Mr.: Cleinent 'Wraggoe, Govern-= ment' meterologist, delivered; a lec ture in Wangaratta. Durbig his visit he called ?on ?Mr. 8.S J. Ferguson' to0 purchaselso me artists' materials, and, tn' course of, conversation, drifted on to his usual subject-the weather. Mr.,', Wraggc . did nriot forecast droughts,.: ho. called: thomr periods' of light rainfall, and maintained that these perlods came in cycles. r. : . o remarked.to Mr. Fergrson that 1988 would be a particularly.; dan geroue year, the .rainfall w ould be light, and the absence of it would be partic ularly, felt in New South' Wales. "You will very .likely live to seec it, but I will not," he said. rMr; Wragge did not worry greatly about the rainfall fora current period orea particular month, his life's work carried him .over e.j?h ,, longer period, and :working on cycles he was able to Very accurately' predlct that for a certain year or group o...

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BENALLA LAWN TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 April 1938

B NALLA LAWN TENNIS;' CLUB. On aturday mixed doubles wlll be play d at the, Benalla Lawn Tennif Club nii court., ~ wiin "A':%- and "B" playcr will be drawn. A good entryiles ,exp4ec3te

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