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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
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AUDITOR'S REPORTs Gilgandra Shite Work Criticised. "Books Badly Kept and Not Properly Supervised". [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
AUDITOR'S REPORT Gilgandra Shite Work Criticised. "Books Badly Kept and Not Properly Supervised." The following report was submir. tcd to the last mooting of the Gil g«ndra Shire Council "from 'Messrs W. Bruce Rainsford anil Co., public ■'.accountants,■■■■of ■■George street, Syd ney, auditors to the sftire for the.haif year ending June 30, 1029:— I have to advise attending at" the Council - Chambers of.your shire for, I the purposc of carrying-an in terim audit of the -books , and ac counts for*' the half-year ended . 30i.li June, 1920, as requested in your- loi ter of 23st uit. Owing to the condi tion in which they were found 1 could, not make'a full and'complete audit covering the folio wing funds:—- (1) General; (2) trust; (3) main roaJs trust;' (4) streets local; (5) . electri city works trading. The books, liad been badly kepi,' and in my opinion not properly supervised. Many untidy alterations and crossings out had been made but not initialled by '-he person making them as req...
PHONE CHARGES. Uniform 1¼d. REVENUE OF £275,000. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
'PHONE CHARGES. Uniform l;id. REVENUE OF £278,000. 'llcvisod telephone- charges, design ed to produce additional revenue, to talling £275,000 a year,will-be irn l»8ed by the Government. ■ &lt; The new rates urc estimated i'o pro ducts revenue equivalent to-the loss sustained iri the telephoneibranch- in recent yeans. ■ V . > It is proposed to make a uniform charge of Ud for each subscriber's call, irrespective of the size .of iho network.'Formerly'Hi small network, where there were COO'subscribers cr less the amount charged was Id a call. . Rates applicable between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. will be re-adjusted. For portion of that period the rate will be 75 per cent of the ordinary day rate, instead of -50 per cent as at pre-1 sent.. ■ ■ ■■ ■ * . . . ANOMALIES TO GO. The . Postmaster General (Mr. Lyon?)' explained tlm\ under the ■ new plan rentals l'or nvvni;' of Varying te lephone density ■.■would ,be more uni formly graded; This would bo done Co oliminnto anomalies in the exist...
COMMONWEALTH LOAN [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
COMMONWEALTH LOAN : The . new Commonwealth ■ loan, which opened for subscription on 7th November, has been most favorably received. &lt; The Federal Treasurer, Mr. , £!. G. Theodore, stated that the loan was somewhat.jlarger than the pre ceding' one, but as the earlier loan had 'been heavily over-subscribed and :■ that it is always desirable that as much of our ; loan' requirements as liossible be raised in Australia should be raised in Australia, the present fi gure of £10,000,000 was decided on. Issued-at £98 for a period of live years, maturing on the 15th Movent > bur,-1 fKM, the interest rate is- 54. per cent per annum. Allowing for re . demption at par, the average annual ■&lt; yield will be £5/l&lt;l/4. This is a very attractive earning in.view of tfac.quu liVy, of the security.' Subscriptions may be in full on ap plication or 10 per cent deposit may be made, 'balance payable by .Febru ary 3rd next; Instalment payments may be' arranged, the final pa...
HOW TO BE POPULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
HOW TO BE POPULAR. Be generous. The world loves a magnanimous soul. Long-heartedness is always populai-. Show a helpful spi rit towards everybody, and a will in g ness always to lend a hand. Everyone despises a man or woman who is al ways thinking of self. Learn to gay pleasant things to others. Always lool&lt; for the good in others, but never for their faults. Try to see the man or woman that'God made, not the dis torted one which unfortunately he reditary and environment have made. Do not remember injuries; always! manifest &lt;i forebcaritig-, forgiving .spi rit. Be cheerful. The. sunny person is wanted everywhere,! all doors fly open to h.er; she needs no introduc tion. Be, considerate of the rights of others. Never monopolise conversa tion. To listen- well is as greaC an art as to Callc well.
SPLASHES FROM THE NARRAN. THE GREATEST DOG FIGHT EVER KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
, SPLASHES FROM THE NARRAN. (By Jim Harper.) THE GREATEST DOG FiGHT EVER KNOWN. Along the Queensland border once,' The rabbits got so bad They drove the sheep before tiiCtii, And they drove the squatter iriall; Jack Robertson used language That wis strong and very red, And put on men to scalp them at' So much per 100 head.. ' \ Two gangs of i-abbit scalpers, ■ ■ ■..They .were dressed in hunting togs, .Each gang had twenty members,';' The dogs were lean and' wiry, And each member had two dogs.' They had lbng and hurd'rous fangs, Young.'. Bill and Albert; Holliiy: : ■ Were the captains of the gangs. Well, one gang started .' scalping At the "east end of the run, And the other at the west, end, 'Oh, th.e slaughter; oh, the fun. They hunted there like wild men, Out in weather dry and wet, Till one day, in the centre of The run, the two gangs met. Then twenty blood-stained scalpers, Shook the hands of twenty more And started spinning yarns that smelt Of rabbits, fur and gore. And forty d...
GULAR GLEANINGS RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
GULAR ' GLEANINGS RACING. Always a tjpiiu.ln.L- fixture .in' She district, tlto B.curbaJj Amateur Turi: Chi.b will again conic into its own -■when it ivjJl hold a meeting on Woil nesday, 4th December, and this p: o raises to be the bost yet. During'the last couplo of years the mectinj.yln not been held owing probably to ad verse seasons, but with tho recoiib falls of bencficial raina in'the district the oommite'eo felt that the. mooting would meet with success, and a recont is confidently anticipated. Tlic fol lowing horses have been paddoekod: Cest Vous, Adabout,' Wingindabah, Bcmbay, .Deigoa, Peace "Trenty, My (1 ob. Flamingo^ .Jean Comrade, Jen, Utum Lass, Gatei'ort'e, Dariel, • Phi loma, Misty Park, Briarwood, Miss Silent, Model Pdnes, Bpybong, Hoi^ . ws • will bo released from the ; pad- , dock on Wednesday, 27th inst. On Wednesday afternoon, last the racing club held a; incetirig-to cli-aft' tho progsarome for tho me e tin ft of the club to he held in January. Keeping time wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
Nature . needs Mpl (tlodern joods play havoc luilh out digestion r.Nature rec^tircj oc^jpnal gentle aid in elimin ating a\astejVcin the system FKSEN acts smoothly &. easily upon the digestive cioatis, helping theni to do theii-uiarlujent" ly.Figsen is the ideal laxative Does net purge or gripe. &lt;Bui| a tin ! John Payten, M.P.S. P&tirnwuHcnl C!v:ro»st and Optician ** GULARGAMBOjNE Telephone IOV. ^f^rr-TT:^rrr. WOOD YARD. All orders promptly attended to and. delivered. Supplied to arty length at shortest notice. , GENERAL CARRIER. Satisfaction guaranteed. A Trial Solicited. J.'W. HAWKINS, Munaell- St., Gulargaircbtmc. P.O. Bos.30. ■■.Phone 130. ARRIVED. GIFT STATIONERY ■moderately pritkd, quality finest. Full slock re cords, pianola rolJ\?, H-5I.V.■■Portable and ot"her models. Golfing Material on hantl. Falno'aB Kro-Flite Golf Balls. , • &lt;••• v; , Hairdresamfj Saloon. Billiards.' RYAN BROTHERS BOUBBAH STREET.-' GULARG AMBON K. GULARGAMBONE HOW toP...
CRICKET. The following are the scores of the cricket match played between Bungy and Springfield last Sunday—SPRINGFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
CRICKET. . The i'oilowinjf are the scores of tir.r crickot-;niatch pl» ved between Bunjiy and Springfield last 'Sunday— ' • SPRINOTi'lRl.n A. Childs, b" 6" ShicltaT."14 J. Wynne, c and-b Shiolds ... . l'&lt; A, Haglus, b Shields ...... . 0 F." Wymir b Shields v. . .17 W. Childs-T b Shields 0 ■ C. McKeliar, Ibw., b Wilson .... 11 F. .-Long, - not out ....'. .... .. C. Uonvary, b Wilaon 0 F. Semmlev, run out 2 C. Wheeler, run out v . " I G. Hillier, c Clover, b'Wilson .. ]0 Sundries -5 Sundries 3 Total 63 Bowling.—C. Shields 5 for 13,-Ed wjivds 0 for 9, C. March 0 for 18, H. .Wilson J for 5, ,T. Wilson 2 'for 5. ■ BUNGY. C. Shields, b Radius . ... ...... .7 ■ C. March, run out ..: ........ , 8 J. Wilson, c McKeliar, b Raglus . •; 0 G. Cleaver, c Wynne, b Childs .. 0 H. Wilson,- b Rnglus ... ...... J .45 R. Tyrcll, b Childs .... ..... A. Edwards, c McKeliar, b RagluB 1 R. MeLeod, b Childs ; J) J. H. Wilson, b Childs 0 C. MeLeod, not out 2 W. Jordan, b Childs Sundries 3 Total si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
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SUBSCRIPTIONS TO INSTITUTE. Will They Be Raised? Special Meeting to be Called [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
SUBSCRIPTIONS TO INSTITUTE. Will They Bo Raised? Special Meeting to be Called * "We mint have more new books for the institute even if we go .into debt to get thorn." *a.»d Mr..- M. Cameron nt tho last meeting of tho Gilgandra Memo rial Literary Institute, "and if wo have not the monuy the only thing to do is to increase the membership fee. I think it should be 30/ a year for gents, and 20/ for ladies. We must do some- * thing and if members vrant the books. A-aisiflg' J!jlve «u,b£,i(i-iption 50 per cent is the only thing to ■ do." Mr. Brown (president) said it was necessary to secure more money if they wanted new books. They might run the, first dance of; the season next year. As. a memorial institute they did, not, want to go into debt, as it .was handed over free of debt when it .was opened.. If they increased the subscription they might lose some of the present meinpers. Dr. Campling said that something should be done and the matter would have to. be gone into. If a. function wa...
LIGHTING DISCOUNT. Payment Must be Made on 15th. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
LIGHTING DISCOUNT. Payment Must be Made 15th. As an inducement for consumers to make prompt payments of their light ing ■ accounts the Gilgandrn Shire Council, at the commencement of the lighting service, offered a discount of Id per unit for payments made by the 15th of the month. Some un certainty has arisen in the minds of sonic of the consumers who desire to make full use of the time stipulated, for. it. was mentioned at last Friday's council meeting that some people were in the habit of making payment by cheque dated the 15th, but not' re ceived in the office until the 16th, and in other cases where the 15th"has fal len on a Saturday or Sunday paynieri. has been made oiT"Ehe Monday. The acting shire clerk (Mr. E. H. Scott) referred to tho matter in his report and asked the council to de-^ fine a definite rule on the matter." He said the practice in the office had been to. allow payment for all chcqucs re ceived by the first mail on the 16th, and where the 15th fell on a Saturda...
BALLADORAN v EUMUNGERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
BALLADORAN v EUMUNGERJE. Balladoran .tried conclusions ' with Eumungerie on the former's wickcn ort Sunday, the home team winning1 by 72 runs. The day was not ideal for cricket as the light was bad and there were also intermittent showers. How ever both sides thoroughly enjoyed tlio same, which -was ^played in u 'sporting spirit. Scorcs:— • ; EUMUNGERIE. L>. Ley, b Rindileish ... .. 51 F. Dohnt, run out . ... I) J. Foster,' c Alchin, b Rindfloish *7 J. Paimon, b Rindfloish 1 \V. McMillan, b Rindileish 1. J. Dohnt, c Anderson, b Anderson 3 E. Hewitt, lbw.j b Uindfleisli'. j . . 8 W. Patman, b Anderson ..... .. . 0 GY.Kier, c McMillan, b Anderaon 0 C. Looncy, not out ......... ... 5 R, Coffee, c Alchin, b Anderson ■ .(> Sundries 3 Total 8S Bowling.—II. Dawes 0 for 17, G. Alchin 0 for 20, T. Rindfloish 5' for 18, 'W". T. Anderson &lt;1 for 19.; BALLADOKAN. T. Rindfieish, retired 20 A.; C. Dawes, retired...... .. v .. >18 V. Williams, run out "0 A. Stockings, c Dohnt, b...
WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
WEATHER. Unsettled conditions .prevailed last, week end, and on Monday scattered showers and storms fell, over pails of the district. Vevy little rain fell in the vicinity of the town, but ow ner* of various holdings in the cour. try are jubilant at substantial fulls on then- property. Following tlm change cool and dcl.^htt'ul weEitlicv is again in evidence.
MR. J. DELANEY SERIOUSLY ILL. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
MR. J. PELANEY SERIOUSLY ILL. Tlio many friends of Mr. Jack Do ; lunoy, of Sydney, and for many years in the saddlery business in Gilgandra, will regret to hear that he is serious) ill in the Prince Alfred Hospital, where lie ' Underwent an operation some ten days ago. - ^ T * «" * CR. J. J, O'BRIEN'S CLIP, ; Gr. J. J. O'Brien, of Innisfail, Gi!: camlru, returned from. Sydney yes terday,'after seeing hi.s wool sold the previous0 day. The entire' clip of 342 bales wiiS'd'Pi'osM of. the tup? ream ing 10d. -
"SO UTTERLY FOOLISH" Complaint from Former Clerk's Solicitors. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
"SO UTTERLY FOOLISH" ■ -X . Complaint from Former Clerk's Solicitors. ('A letter has been written by Mes srs BfiVeridgo and Serisier i'o the council's solicitor. (Mr. V. J. Kelly) cpmplaining that, a letter thoy 'hn$^ written to the council on behalf of Mr, Treatt hud not been submitted o„v considered by the council," said the Shire President' (Cr. Townsend) at the last shire meeting- "I do not knojv where they got their information, bu.t it is without the slightest foundation. The letter was read -by this council before any action was decided upon, but its contents were so utterly fool ■sh as ,to call for no consideration." Cr. Jones said the letter in question had been mentioned by, him when lie \V£3 speaking on the matter at the meeting in question.; v5'. Cr. Haynes: It was decided that oouncillors ^end' tUi) (letter btfoit considering the commissioner's report. , The, President: That is so; The loiV ' tcr. was read before any discussion i ■ . .%
THE BATHS. "Let the Delay Be Short". [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
THE BATHS. "Let the Delay Be Short." Almost without exception residents of Gilgandra . endorse the attitude adopted by the Gilgandra Shire Pre sident in (pushing ahead with plans for the proposed baths. It is a matter that has been long wanting and the >ooner they are started the better- for all concerned. In the past we • have lagged behind and been satisfied to allow words to dp no more than sug gest them; It is deeds, we now want, and we can assure' the- council that tlie whole of the town is behind them in their eflort to reflect some of. tl'.o prcgressiveness th^li;.pur centro' is undoubtedly entitled" to. Witlrswinv niincf baths a&lt;j those proposed, toge ther with our up-to-date .electric light service what more, could we "desire?.
COLLIE C.W.A. HALL To Be Concrete or Wood. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
COLLIE C.W.A. HALL I'lnns and specifications for the C. \V. .A.. Ilall at Collie are obtainable at this office, and builders are asked ,tc> nqte that a further specification, has been added to allow of a -pricj) •b,o:ngr-'submitted-' for concrete bricks •oi" wood...Tenders close on December t>, and the building has to be com pleted within three-months ot signing of the contract. The dancing space in the hall will be 50ft x :>0fl, stage 21 ft bv 18f.t, supper room ;iOft. x I Oft, ami kitchen 19ft x 10ft. To Be Concrete or Wood.
LITERARY INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 21 November 1929
LITERARY INSTITUTE. The usual monthly meeting of i.hc members of the Gilgandra.. War Me morial Laevary Institute was held on Monday night last, Mr." W. A.' BrQwu resident) •' occupying the chair. Others present were Messrs Camp-, ling, "Cottee, Kendall, Cameron, A. Weston, Campbell, Kiely; Pitt, Ilors le.v and Peterswgld. .. r The treasurer (Mr. Horsleyj sub mitted; Ithe molijhly: rfcport, .ivhich showed a credit balance of £41718/5, but after.this month's accounts were paid it will only leave £16. A total income of £22/12/3 Ijad rcsultjsd du ring the -month, made up as follows: Subscriptions £9/1476, rent 1J2/G, billiards £12/4/, miscellaneous 1/3. This showed;an increase in the bil liards takings; of £3/1.9/0, and of subscriptions £1'/2/6. Mr. Cameron remarked that the. increase in the Milliard takings was mainly due to the treasurer's inter est, and he Was pleased to see it, ■ Mr.''' Il.orsley was re-apponited to jthe billiard ^ub-'committee, together with Mr.'A.; Weston. - The s...