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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
Spring;! 1928 nth:w SPRING STYLES j A UNIQUE DISPLAY of J . | Spring and Summer Novelties j ??? is now on view in our Mantle, Millinery, and Dress Depart | ments. The collection em- | HI braces all the newest and |||| . I latest ideas in Fabrics, and, || | as these are confined to us for | Gundagai, an early visit to | this interesting display will be | III appreciated. Ill ! OUR MANTLE SHOWROOM S I p . 1 ' r resents the most attractive - 1 „ ? t r , , I ?j- collection ot r rocks, Coats, ??? | Suits and Sports Wear ever ??? assembled in Gundagai. 111 - ' 111 OF PARTICULAR INTEREST IS THE PROFUSION OF SPRING MILLINERY Spring 1928 ? ? .. V BBDBaBBiaillllllllBlllllllHKIIIIIIHU W.C. STRIBLEY, MERCHANT, Gundagai
CHILDREN'S DAY [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
CHILDREN'S DAY The wind whistled along and blew up fine brown dust, but hundreds of healthy youngesters did not mind, as they romped in St. John's Church grounds, Gundagai, on Saturday last. It was Children's Day, and freshfac ed youngsters 'from Darbalara, Nan gus, Edwardstown, Back Station Creek, Jugiong, Coolac, Jackalas, North and South Gundagai, came up smiling to take part in the day's do ings. The forenoon hours were given over to play, and then came refreshments. Lots of the young sters brought no lunch, but the ladies soon fixed them up. Then the clas ses were sorted out. In St. John's hall the Rev. S. J. West, of Wagga, had a class of 100 children, instruct ing them. In another portion of the building Rev. C. S. Robertson, or ganising secretary, had another class. In St. John's Church ReV. F. W. Ret tie, of Tumut, was telling a gather ing of children the doctrine of the church, whilst out o,n the green sward, and sheltered from the wind, Rev. G. F. Pyke, of Adelong, held c...
Life Outback [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
Life Outback It would certainly surprise us if we knew the 1 number of people in Australia who never saw a real buck ing horse in action, and probably this is why such interest is taken in American films whei'e broncho busting incidents are featured. Yet the real wild horse days in U.S.A. are just as much of the past as buck jump riding in Australia, and in both countries the motor has caused a decrease in horse power. A time will come when our entertainment seekers will cheer locally-made films in which a dashing horsebreaker and rider will perform marvellous stunts after the style of Tom Mix and Fred Thompson, but our great riders of the past will have disappeared and prob ably their names will be forgotten. There are still buck jump riders in Australia, but few of them are in the same class as the roughriders of the past. This is not their fault. Probably they are just as skilful, but they have not the opportunity to display that skill like the bygone horsemen. There was a time w...
ON THE LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
ON THE LAND There are enough young rabbits in the old wooden culverts between Gundagai and Tumut to again stock up the whole district. ? ♦ ? Despite the optimism of the auc tioneers, it looks as if the market for wool this season will Show a big drop. ? ? ? Several Gundagai district landown ers are sowing Sudan grass. If we are going to have a dry time the grass will be very handy. ? ? ? Sold at Homebush on Thursday: Ac. R. W. Harvey, Muttama, 119 lambs at 20/9, 14 shorn wethers and hoggets at 19/10, 125 shorn ewes at 17/5. Ac. J. McDonald, Tumblong, 12 vealers at £8/14/4. » ? ? Mr. Aub. Naughton who has se cured the racecourse farming leases, is putting the whole of the area un der Sudan grass. Mr. Naughton has also an area of 100 aores under the same grass at his Wagra holding. ? ? ? A consignment of 70 pedigreed rabbits — Angoras and chinchillas — has left Lady Watson's stud farm in Yorkshire (Eng.) for a New Zealand rabbit farmer. The rabbits, for which £10 each was pail, are un...
POLITICAL PIPS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
POLITICAL PIPS We often think over how John J Lang, when he was the Premier of , this State, fooled the people of Gun- j dagai, Junee and Nangus in respect to that line of railway, or concrete road, he was going to put down from Gundagai to Junee. We were all well fooled, and must admit that Lang 'put one over' on us. But he will never do so again, for the future is not reserving the Pre mier's chair for John. ? ? ? While the Patents Bill was re ceiving the consideration of the com mittee in the Senate, Senator Dun can drew attention to the difference in design of the coat of arms on the schedule of the bill, and on the mat at the entrance to Parliament House. He desired to know which was cor rect. 'The kangaroo on the mat looks as if it doesn't know the emu, ana does not wish to,' he said. Senator Foil remarked that the 'roo was look ing towards Queanbeyan. 'Where he can get a drink,' chipped in Senator Graham. Then all hands smacked their lips and cackled. * * * Jack West, the Eas...
CROWDED CHURCH AT NANGUS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
CROWDED CHURCH AT NANGUS On Friday evening the Festival was continued at Nangus. There was not an empty seat in the littls church of St. Paul. The Rev. F. W. Rettie preached. He recalled Ezekiel's por trayal of the Christ as the I'.iver of Life, cleansing, beautifying and nour ishing all humanity. As our rivers had their origin in the showers of rain that descend from the skies, cleansing the natural growth and washing their way through the coun try iri channels, beautifying the coun try, eventually empty themselves in the mighty ocean, which never fills but returns to the heavens in evapora tion, so Christ came forth from the Father to cleanse and beautify our personal, home and; national life. Though parted from us His power is felt in the world through our wit ness.
HOEM MISSION FESTIVAL COOLAC IN FESTIVAL MOOD [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
HOME MISSION FESTIVAL I Ullllllllllllllllltltllttlllllllllllllllliiiiiiiiiiiiimfliiimiiiitmim I COOLAC IN FESTIVAL MOOD On Thursday last, , Coolac had its Festival. Although the main outline was the same at all centres through out the Festival, each centre had its own special features and its own encouragements. Coolac was very bright. S. Jude's was full for Com Dline. which was read bv the Rector. The Registrar preached, his subject, 'Drawing God,' introduced by a semi-humorous of a little girl who tried to draw God, quite confident 'they'll know what He is like when I've finished.' 1 The service was preceded by com munity hymn singing, conducted by the Rev. G. F. Pyke. Mr. Pyke's little practices were a feature of the Festival and its preparation in all centres. All three speakers whilst dealing with the same subjects as at Jugiong treated them rather differently. Mr. Rettie spoke of the continuing wit ness for righteousness that the church must bear in the Home, the Community, an...
THE LASH FOR LANG [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
THE LASH FOR LANG John Lang, 'the old man on La bor's back,' emerged from his con finement last week, and, in splenetic mood, made a foul, lying and cow ardly attack on Premier Bavin. Lang's remarks were a disgrace — the outpourings of a soured, smallsoul ed politician, who has lost all sense of decency, and a man who revels in bathing in a cesspool, breathing its foetid air. The unfortunate part is that Labor will be blamed for the wrathful outpourings of Lang; it 'Will have to bear the stigma that will attach to Lang's libel, whilst we feel sure 90 per cent, of the rank and iftle will resent the rantings of one who is Labor's leader in name only. -The man who has so disgraced him self dare not utter his vile slanders ..outside his coward's castle. Pro tected by Parliament any member .may give tongue to vile attacks on the honesty of clean honest men ; but surely the time has came when this freedom from the law's punish ment should be abolished. We talk about the lash for men who b...
IN THE EDITOR'S DEN THE FORGOTTEN DEBT [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
IN THE EDITOR'S DEN THE FORGOTTEN DEBT 'You have your farms, your sta tions arid your businesses ? When you pass out you will leave all be hind — that is inevitable,' So spoke \ the Rev. C. S. Robertson, at the C.E. ' Rally at Jugiong, last week. He 1 was not asking his hearers to put j something in the hat, but was trying to pelt them with the truth that the man who imgaines he will live for _ ever, and get a free pass into the Heavenly dress circle is as blind as a ? bat. But whilst the reverend gentleman put the spiritual side of the question, we want to exhibit a material one. In Gundagai we have a half-finished soldiers' memorial, the cost of erection of which will run to only £1200, yet the men who are 'carrying the dummy for the baby,' can see little prospect of getting sufficient to pay up the contractor. The once grateful public of this dis trict have hardened their hearts, and, ?with one exception, the people who have the means, have not done their duty. Hard words may fla...
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
TOWN TOPICS Humphrey Bishop Co. to-night. * * * The snakes are about. A number of district kills reported. ? ? ? Hare-chasing the latest sport around Gundagai. ? ? ? i The district Catholics are going to dance some of the debt off St. Pat's. Hall, middle of next; month. ? ? The fishing season closes on Sun day week. Last week-end some fair-' sized fish were caught close to town. » * * Yes, it was decent. galloping! The 'Gundagai Independent' was 22 miles way fro a: the Coroner's in ii ;.o -r. at T;:in*;L on Friday last, but, In aftM^e^urt adjourned urol? columns report of day's t-oings was ready for its readers. St # A Gundat . ? man scores well: Ten ders for the following works were opened by the Tender Board of the Public Works Department last week: Gundagai District Hospital: Installa tion of electric light and power in main and out buildings, six tenders; ? - n-. r- i 4-100 lowest. Forbes police buildings and court house; installation of electric light, 8 tenders; H. Worthington...
JUPP'S REPENTENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
JUPP'.S REPENTENCE Senator Jupp Gariner, striking his bosom violently ,and crying 'mea- culpa,' has come to the political peni tent stool, and, before the assembled multitude, asks remission of all his political sins. It is a sort of death bed repentence, for Senator Gar diner has, for 10 years, stood by and has witnessed 'the Labor guillo tine chop off the heads of all -the leaders . of the movement. He now talks of getting back to the Labor movement as it was in the days of good old Jim McGowan, but Jupp offered no protest when the rabble, as it did nearly 2000 years ago, cried out, 'Let Barrabas go free.' We look more in sorrow than anger at the attitude Senator Gardiner now assumes, end if he helps to turn the Labor movement from the road of destruction along which it is run ning, he may lay the flattering unction to his soul that he has in his old age-, done something to wipe . out the political misdeeds of the past 10 years.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
o ? o ? ' ? c j Pi . ~ ~ ? WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26. — The musical comedy that captivated the world. . .. Great as a play, but it's greater still as a picture ? 'THE MERRY WIDOW' with John Gilbert as the prince and Mae Murray as the widow.' Softly the strains of the love waltz come through the scented nights— and the madness of their infatuation ran through their blood- like old wine. Romance, gaiety, intrigue and colorful spectacle have never ?? been presented on the screen before with the lavish : magnificence- . j that characterises this screen version of the best-loved of ' all stage. romances. Special music has been selected for this. ? ADDITIONAL FEATURE ? ' ' . TIM McCOY, the prince of cowboys in ? ? ?? ' SPOILERS OF THE WEST' A ding-dong thriller from beginning to end. $ See this wonderful Pageant in all its glory The Eucharistic Congress ... The greatest gathering ever held or- seen in Australia -. . - 'OUR GANG' Comedy; a team of chldren fun-makers that sha...
JUST SEE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
JUST SEE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE When the Gundagai district farm ers who voted against the Compul sory Wheat Pool rest under their favorite gum trees, next Sunday — after attending church, of course — they may indulge in day dreams of the wonders they have accomplished, as does the small boy, with a cata pult, who has visions of routing a well-trained army. Before the sell ing season is over the farmers are going to find something biting them, and they will be roused from their mid-summer day's dream, to find that they have, with their little bal lot axes, cut down the trees that would have sheltered them in the times of trouble now evident. Let us once more hammer home the fact that no single indivdual is greater than a combined body, and no un drilled, undisciplined mob, -no matter what be its numbers, will be amal . gamated in a scrap with a solid, well trained body. With a huge world's Burplus this season's wheat prices in N.S.W. will give farmers very little profit — every farmer wi...
WAS IT THE LOLLY? The Tumut Poisoning Case THE CORONER'S FINDING [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
WAS IT THE L©LLY? The Poisoning Case THE CORONER'S FINDING The hearing of the Tumut poison ing case was resumed, after tea, last Thursday evening. Emma Weeden deposed: I am a married woman, and reside with my husband and 'family, at Russell St., Tumut. Deceased was my daughter, [ 23 years of age, and resided with me. She helped with the domestic work of the house. ' On the morning of 6th. inst. Vera got up about 6. 45., and, until she took ill, was tidying up the house. About 8. 30. Vera com menced to prepare San Bran for her breakfast. When pouring it from the packet she tipped some of it on va plate, and, when doing so, the lolly fell out. She said, 'What a funny thing; there was a lolly in that.' She picked up the lolly and tossed it into her mouth. She said, 'It had 'a hor rible taste.' She then ate some of the San-Bran, and said, 'I can't take any more,' and tipped the remainder out into the scraps. She took a drink of tea after, and she didn t want any more, end said again tha...
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
THE TURF Bronzgalia ran third in the Can owindra Cup last week. The ex Gundagaite started at 7 to 4. » » ? In stakes, the champion Limerick has now won £34,117. He has not been beaten in his last 12 starts, and he has 26 firsts to his credit. ? ? ? I The three-year old filly Lucky Card is expected by some to make its presence felt in the Caulfield Cup. The outstanding event in discussions on the two Cups this week was the backing of Lucky Card. She was coupled with Textile in the big Flem ington event to win £100,000 at long odds. * * * Heigho, Bob Baillie! - Years ago he was wont to come to Gundagai and, with a saddle for a pillow, sleep under the big bridge near town. Then came the palmy days and Bob became a leading city trainer, and there was 'plenty of corn in Egypt' for him. Last week at Parramatta police court, Bob was fined £20, with £5 ? costs, on a dharge of having driven a motor car while under the influence of liquor. He was also dis qualified from holding a license for ...
THREE MONTH'S GAOL JUDGE'S STRONG COMMENTS "DRUNKEN DRIVERS MENACE TO COMMUNITY." [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
THREE MONTH'S GAOL JUDGE'S STRONG COMMENTS 'DRUNKEN DRIVERS MENACE TO COMMUNITY.' Peter Henry Scott, shearer, of Harden,' was tried at the Young Court of Quarter Sessions on Friday, on two charges of drivng a car in a wanton manner, thus causing griev ous bodily harm to May Cane, and . of misconduct, while under the in fluence of drink — causing grievous bodily harm to Mary Cane. ' The jury, after three and a half hours' retirement, found accused guil ty, on the second count, causing bod ily, harm through misconduct. j In passing sentence his Honor Judge Coyle said:' — 'Drunken driv ers are becoming a menace to the community. I cannot help feeling that there is a growing idea amongst motorists that, if they take too much they can get out of it by having a previous good character. That spirit I must stamp out. I owe a duty to the community. Three months goal is the least sentence I can impose for it.' ' '
KEN WANTS TO KNOW DID "BEVVY" SET CHEAP LIGHT? [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 24 September 1928
KEN WANTS TO KNOW DID 'BEVVY' SET CHEAP LIGHT? In the Legislative Assembly last week Mr. Hoad (Cootamundra) gave notice of his intention to ask the Minister for Works the following questions: 'Has Mr. J. W. C. Bev eridge, of 'Billabong' Station, been given connection to Burrenjuck hy dro-electricity supply .by the Piublic Works Department. If the answer to the above is in the affirmative, when, where, and at what cost, un der what conditions, and at what rate is he being charged for the cur rent, and why has special considera tion been extended to Mr. Bever idge in view of the Department's pre viously announced policy of dealing with local Goverenmental authorities only. Have the same terms and con ditions been offered to any other settlers, and, if so, when will the Department allow other settlers to connect up under the same terms and conditions? The facts in reference to Mr. Beveridge's connection with Burren ? ? „„„11 fea-.ro JUU1S. die well nuuvui V-awj'J WAW Junee 'Southern Gr...
THRILLS GALORE WIRTH BROS. NEW CIRCUS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 27 September 1928
THRILLS GALORE W1RTH BROS. NEW CIRCUS When the one and only Wirths' Circus opens in Gundagai on Wed nesday, Oct. 10 (one night only), patrons will be able to follow the example of the myriad circus-lovers of the metropolis and enjoy the thrill of their lives when they see Betty Arcona, the star of the Arcona Trio, in the astonishing feats that have earned for her the title of 'the most fearless woma'n in the world.' The performance of this charming artiste at the top of a 20ft. pole, the lower end of which is balanced on the shoulder of a male partner, is something that must be seen to be believed . A Second thrill of thrills will be furnished during the appearance of the performing lions when Mile. Cul ? ? IT ? o vnoi-irallnli-c nn.Tl ll'A.C ilUJCl, Hi «- xiiaiYvuuwo j fection of ostrich feathers thul se^ every feminine heart beating en viously, enters the cage and gives her wonderful 'Dance ,of the Thou sand Feathers' as performed by her at the famous Folies Bergeres, Paris. But t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 27 September 1928
DEATH. ! POTTER— At his home', 'Jackalass,' South Gundaga!.i, on 24th Septem ber, 1928, PETER JOHN POTTER, aged 43 years, dearly beloved brother of Alice and Ern. RETURN THANKS. MISS ALICE POTTER and MR. ERN. POTTER sincerely thank all kind friends for expressions of sym pathy, floz-al tributes, telegrams, cards, received during their recent sad bereavement. They Avish ? to fhftnlr Ppv T?:if.hpv Tvonnv. Mrs. James Hawthorne, sen., Mr. James Hawthorne, jnr., Mr. Guy Hawthorne, Messrs. Harry and Den. Kenny, and Mrs. James Keefe for their extreme kindness in their time of sadness.
THE MEMORIAL FUND WHO'S WHO—AND WHAT'S WHAT LIST OF SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL SUBSCRIBERS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 27 September 1928
THE MEMORIAL FUND WHO'S WHO— AND WHAT'S WHAT LIST OF SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL SUBSCRIBERS 'One man's pound may be as good as another man's fifty pounds,' said a subscriber to us on Tuesday, dis cussing our comments 'on the poor response' of the Gundagai public in respect to. the erection of a soldiers' memorial at Gundagai. ' So we ap pend a list of the subscribers, as supplied us by the hon. treasurer of the movement (Mr. J. Walsh) : — £50 each-WV. S. Bootes and Mrs. W. S. Bootes. £10/10/- each — A. W. Bootes, Jos. McKinnev and J. M. Dodd. £10 each — L. J. Johnson, Basil Wilson, T. H. Boyton, Miss K. Camp bell, W. M. Campbell, Mrs. C. Camp bell, R T. Beatty, Dr. G. O. Robert son, William Jamieson and F. T. Coggan. . £5/5/- each — H. J. Crowe, D. P. Turner, A. Elworthy, M. Ryan, T. H. Wilkinson, H. C. Osborne, R. B. Cole man, T. A. Woodbridge and F. J. Frost. £5 each — G. W. Last, J. E. C. Turner & Sons. Fred. Graham. J. D. MacDonald, Geo. Holm, and J. T. Cole (Darbalara Est.). £3...