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SIDELIGHTS ON THE CONGRESS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
SIDELIGHTS ON THE CON GRESS 'The shouting and the tumult dies; the captains and the kings de part!' The greatest event that is written in the history of the southern hemi sphere is over, and it has left be hind it many pleasant memories. The most delightful thing of all is 4-K oil r»-P f-in rvnmmnni. tnc \ya.y ? ? ty joined in, and the wondrous way the authorities managed everything, j Chatting with a high police official on Sunday night he told us that the huge crowd on Sunday was the most orderly the force had ever had to deal with. Not one unpleasant incident occurred, and everything passed off without a hitch. ? ? ? On Monday we had a talk to one of Sydney's leading- commercial men. 'I am not a Catholic,' he said, 'and I went to witness yesterday's func tions more out of curiosity than any thing else. I went home feeling spiritually uplifted. What touched a chord within me was the demeanor and singing of what I call the angels, in blue and white, the Children of Miry. Yes, I wen...
THE MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
THE MARKETS At the city markets, at noon to-day cattle and sheep were unaltered, maize 3/8 . to 4/-. At Sydney sales' on Wednesday rabbit skins were 2d to 3d cheaper. Best sorts were most affected. Winters sold to 93 i., pelty to ?2d. and rtcks to 5 Id., so Winchcombe Carson wire us. Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. received the following wire from their Bris bane Office: — ! 'Brisbane wool sales opened under spirited competition, Germany, Japan France, chief} bidders, values gener ally equal to recent Sydney rates. All classes skirtings in strong de mand.
15,000 WOMEN MASS AT THE SROWGROUND PROFOUND DEVOTION [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
15,000 WOMEN ? ;0: ? MASS AT THE SROWGROUND PROFOUND DEVOTION There was an immense assemblage, of women at High Mass on the Show ground on Saturday. It included every kind of women: rich women in expensive .clothes, stepping from li mousines into the overheated, fight inu crowds about the gates, walking in the dust that sprang chokingly j from thousands of heels, sitting on j the- ground, kneeling in the dirt; i young, beautiful women, their faces! cast in a new mask of earnest votion; poor women, large, screaming- lamMj^g^'some dressed in a way that suggested poverty. Thou sands of yO'ung women, usually gay and laughing, but now as quiet as the serious matrons with whom they - shared -seats Girls chatted, won dered ? how well the Car .anal spoke English, boosted that thev' had kissed the ring on.his finger, sang dry liturgical melo dies with tender enthusiasm, and /laughed for nothing more than the luxurious sweetness of the sun - soaked morning. Many of the . older women prayed th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
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HARBOR PAGEANT IMPOSING SCENE BLESSING THE WATERS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
HARBOi PAGEANT IMPOSING SCENE BLESSING THE WATERS The Burra-bra, bearing at its prow the Host on a small 'altar behind which sat; the Papal Legate, steamed slowly out .from the Manly wharf ' a few minutes after 2 o'clock. The boat, painted white with a broau yel low band round the gunwale, was surmounted by an imlnense white ?cross on each side of the funnel. On board were all the dignitaries in their multi-colored robes, and a - choir of students clad in black with white lace surplices. From the scores of smaller craft which im mediately surrounded the Burra-bra the decks must have appeared like a gigantic kaleidoscope, as the bishops, airchbishops, and monsignors .moved to and fro in the brilliant sunshine The hundreds of black-hatted Knights of the Southern Cross, who were assembled on the wharf await ing the Bingarra, on which they Were to follow, sang the 'Star of the Sea' as the Burra-bra moved out in to the bay; and as their voices be came fainter in the distance, the choir o...
PONTIFICAL MASS BEFORE THE PROCESSION [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
PONTIFICAL MASS ' BEFORE THE FROCESSION 1 A glowing figure in his cardinal's, robes, the Legate was the dominant figure at the celebration of'Pontificial High Mc ss, which took place at St. Patrick's College, Manly, on Sunday, before the procession was lormed. The members' of the Papal Delega tion, wearing their picturesque uni forms, and led by the Papal counts, followed his Eminence. The master of ceremonies wts Monsignor Carlo Grcsso, who has many a time attend ed the Pope at Mass. Monsignor Caccia Domir.ioni was another re splendant figure near the throne. The celebrant was Dr. Hanna, the Archbishop of San Francisco. Mon sisrnor ' Masruire was assistant priest. Father Michael Ryan was master of I ceremonies to the Mass. The Rev. j Dr. Roberts, dean of the college, was deacon, and Father J. Ryan subdea con. A choir of students of the col lege sang the Gregorian Mass. The celebration took place in the. open air, where an altar- was erected in front of the college, and in setting e...
LATEST CITY NEWS. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
LATEST CITY NEWS. lutiiimtiitiiiiiitiiimuiiiitmiimisiifmitiiiifctimiiiiiHiiiiii SYDNEY, To-day. Mr. Gregory, of West Australia, speaking in the House of Represen tatives, referring to expenditure at the Federal Capital, said he had never seen such waste and extravagance, such wretched work, or such badly finished jobs as was the case at Canberra. When a loose engine crashed into the rear of a goods train on the Blue Mountains at two o'clock this morning, both the engine and brake van of the train became derailed. The crews escaped with a severe shaking. The Steamship Owners' Association promised the Prime Minister that they will take steps for maintenance of essential shipping services. This is taken to mean that free labor will be employed if necessory. There are now 8 steamers laid up at Syd ney. The crews of several steamers received, 23 hours notice of dismissal from owners last night. Coogee Electoral Council has se 1 ? 2.-J T 7\ K T~\ ? ? : ? 1 ? X. _ xecieu u. iv ±. jL/uiiuii...
HISTORIC BANQUET REMARKABLE ENTHUSIASM LORD STONEHAVEN'S SPEECH [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 13 September 1928
HISTORIC BANQUET ? ? :o: ? | REMARKABLE ENTHUSIASM j LORD STONEHAVEN'S SPEECH j Scenes of great enthusiasm were witnessed at the banquet in .he Sydney Town Holl on Monday night, which .v: 3 tendered the Papal Legate (Cardinal Cerretti) by tho liom.-ui Catholic Archbishop of Sydney (Dr. Kelly), and which marked the close of the Eucharistie Congi ess. FeaturM'*'-f the occision were the remarkrjiiio ovations accorded tilt Governor- re neral (Lord Stonsbav en'i, the Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce), and the Premier of N.S.W. (IVIr. Bavin), each of whom spoke in terms of Sigh praise respecting the success that had attended the Congress. When Cardinal Cerretti rose to res pond to the toast of his health he was cheered for several minutes. The decorations were simple, though effective, and were dominat ed by the papal colors of white and gold. The new well-known 'Credo' design was prominently displayed around the hall. Long streamers of white and gold criss-crossed from the centre lights to the ...
DEATH OF MRS. BRETT [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
DEATH OF MRS. BRETT ' A one-time old identity of Tumut, in the person of Mrs. Brett, died at ; ; M'uiTuhiburrah on Friday : last',' at trie ; age - of '76 years:' Deceased 'was a sister of the late Mrs. A. Tracey, who was propx'ietx'ess of the Club House Hotel Gundagai, for a number of yeax's, and mother of Mr. Jim Brett, a one-time Cootamundra hotelkeeper. The remains were taken by motor hearse thx-ough Gundagai to Tumut on Saturday, and interred in the R.C. cemetery there, the Rev. Father Sharkey reading the burial service.
HUSBAND OF PATIENT GIVES EMPHATIC DENIAL (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
HUSBAND OF PATIENT GIVES EMPHATIC DENIAL (To the Editox:). Dear Sir, — Kindly grant me space to let the public of Gundagai and district know that the scandalous rumour, which was circulated by some person or pex'sons in x-efex-ence to the staff of the Gundagai Hos pital in respect to treatment of the Bongongolong motor accident pa tients, on morning of 12th is not I true. The 1 Matron, Sister and two nurses were in attendance ana they did- all they, could for the injured. They were still on duty at 5.50 am., when I left the Hospital. I can bring, forward four others who can prove my statements, if required. . Yours, etc., GEO. WALTON.
CLATTERING TONGUES OF SCANDALMONGERS Villifying Our Hospital THE PRESIDENT TAKES UP CUDGELS. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
CLATTERING TONGUES OF SCANDALMONGERS Villifying Out Hospital THE PRESIDENT TAKES UP CUDGELS. (To the Editor). Dear 'Mr. Editor,— Will you allow me, in your valuable paper, to say a few. words to combat the adverse criticisms and unjust charges that have been made against the manage ment and staff of our Hospital, at tention to which, although only street 'talk and gossip, was so persistent and emphatic, the Committee had no alternative but to make a full in vestigation. The first, and most serious charge, was tha't the whole staff, with the exception of one nurse, was absent from duty when three cases, the result of the accident last Tuesday morning, were taken to the Hospital; that patients could not get proper treatment; 'and there wex'e no beds available. This is quite untrue, and a base slander on our -Hospital and staff. I have the signed declaration of Mx-. H. Kenny, 'supported by Mr. Chas. Butcher, Dr. Byrne and a number of others, that the patients were met at the enti-ance ...
SIZE OF THE UNIVERSE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
SIZE OF THE UNIVERSE Sir J. H. Jeans in a recently pub lished book on astronomy says: 'The moon, our nearest neighbour, ' is 240,000 miles away from us, a dis tance which light traverses in a lit tle over' one second. The farthest astronomical objects whose distances are known are so remote that their light takes over one million years to reach us.' Beyond Neptune, 2800 million miles from the Earth, is a great gap which divides the solar system from the rest of the universe. The first j object on the far side of the gap is the faint star Proxima Centauri, at a distance of 25,000 million miles, or more than 8000 times the distance of Neptune. The nearest stars are almost exactly a million times as re mote as the nearest planets. If we represent the Earth's orbit by a cir cle of the size of a full stop — -a hun dredth of an inch in radius — the sun becomes an entirely invisible speck of dust, and the. Earth an lutrami ;croscopic particle a millionth of an inch in diameter. On this sca...
IRONY OF BERNARD SHAW [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
IRONY OF BERNARD SHAW 'The 'Daily News,' London, has received a pencil-written letter, signed 'Consul, Junor, the Monkey House, Regents Park. The original 'Consul' was a world famous performing chimpanzee. The letter purports to protest, on behalf of fellow eruests at the Zoo, against Dr. Edward Bach's statement that 'Anthropoid apes are extremely cruel and sensual,' and 'that their ?characteristics may be weakly repre- j sented in the original graftee ' (Voronoff gland controversy) but that his or her progeny may display accentuated ape characteristics.' The. letter adds: 'We apes are a pa tient and kindly race, but this is more than we can stand. Has an ape ever torn the glands from a living man and grafted them on to another ape for the sake of a brief and unnatural extension of life? Was Torqueman da an ape? Were the Inquisition and the Star Chamber monkey houses? Were Luke's iron crown and Damien's steel bed the work of the apes? Was it necessary to found a society for the prot...
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA! [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 17 September 1928
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA ! MtllllllltJIIIllltllllllllllMlllllltllllllllllltlllllllilllllllllll III Hill Unemployment as a 'profession' has become popular in Sydney, ac cording to the Minister for Labor and Industry, Mr. Farrar. Talking recently, he said he was convinced that many people had found that they could live comfortably without working. They are getting srood relief from the Government, child endowment, rent, from the Chief Secretary, and clothing and other aids from various charitable societies,' he continued. Mr. Farrar said these people -go their rounds regularly, and thus be ing well enough off to exist without work, do not respond fwhen jfcheir numbers are called by the Labor bureau. The Minister quoted figures for the week before last, showing that out of 2250 men called up only 145 responded. Of these, 56 refus ed the work offered. A 'Herald' correspondent writes from Lithgow: — Mr. A. J. Brown, of Meadow Flat, one of the largest fruit ' growers in this district, has decide...